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        Lieutenant Verhaegen (NEW59008) Photographie aérienne. Aviation. Belgique. Mer de Nuage. Etude de ciel et nuage. Tirage argentique d'époque. Premier salon de la photographie aérienne. Circa 1930. Annotation manuscrite au dos et tampon. Belle épreuve. 30 x 40 cm. NEW59008.

      - Photographie aérienne. Aviation. Belgique. Mer de Nuage. Etude de ciel et nuage. Tirage argentique d'époque. Premier salon de la photographie aérienne. Circa 1930. Annotation manuscrite au dos et tampon. Belle épreuve. 30 x 40 cm. NEW59008. Photographies originale / Original photograph

      [Bookseller: Galerie Verdeau]
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        Sechs Personen Suchen einen Autor. Film-Novelle

      1930 - 12mo., original cloth backed paper boards, preserved in a folding box. Berlin, Verlag von Reimar Hobbing. c [ A fine association copy of the scenario for one of several unsuccessful attempts to render Pirandello's most famous play into film. Inscribed by Pirandello, ?al Dr Hans Feld, per ricordo affettuoso. Luigi Pirandello. Berlin 9 iv 1930?, and below that by Lantz, ?dem altbewährten Freund Dr Hans Feld, der als Erster fÜr diese Film äffertlick [?] eingetraten ist, in besonderen elätzing [?] Adolf Lantz. Berlin, 1930? Loosely inserted is an autograph postcard signed by Pirandello to dr Feld, thanking him for ?della generosa difesa che coraggiosamente? (his generous and conrageous defence of his work). Feld was a Jewish German film maker, who worked with Eisenstein and others, and who fled Nazi Germany, initially to Czechoslavakia and then to Britain. A good copy, covers a little stained. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd ABA, ILAB, PBFA, BA]
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        Ganzlederausgabe - Ulysses. Komplett in 2 Bänden. Dritte Ausgabe. Dünndruck.

      Zürich, Rhein, 1930. 8°. 611 S., 632 S., grüne Orig.-Ganzlederbände mit den seltenen roten Orig.-Schutzumschlägen, Goldkopfschnitte und goldfarbenes Lesebändchen, in 2 mit Goldpapier bezogenen Orig.-Pappschubern. Titel und Einband von Emil Preetorius. - Selten. Schutzumschläge leicht fleckig und randbestoßen, Schuber in den Falzen angebrochen. Die Bücher selbst tadellos erhalten und sauber. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung James Joyce, L.

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        Cakes and Ale or The Skeleton in the Cupboard

      William Heinemann, 1930 - William Heinemann, 1930 first edition first impression in original blue cloth, a odd light spotting mainly limited to page edge and end blanks, with the original dust jacket with small tidy repairs at head and foot to verso. Signed by the author on card tipped in to the half title. Presents very well. In a protective cover. No ownership markings. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Finecopy ABA]
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        Not Without Laughter

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1930. Fourth Printing. Hardcover. Good. Signed. First edition, fourth printing. Signed by Langston Hughes, warmly inscribed "To Dorothy, one grand girl-- Langston / San Fransisco / May 22, 1932." Good, with light staining to cloth, light fraying to cloth along tips, lean to spine, front hinge exposed. Assumed to be inscribed to Dorothy West, a fellow Harlem Renaissance writer, whom Hughes nicknamed "The Kid." In 1932, Hughes and West, along with a group of African American activists, traveled to Russia by boat to make a film about racial injustice and cruelty in the American South, in part sponsored by the Soviet Union government. The film was never made, though Hughes and West remained in Russia together for a year. Though the two were never proven to be romantically involved, West asked Hughes to marry her in a 1933 letter. He declined.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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        The Bridge

      New York: Horace Liveright, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/very good. 1st American edition and 1st trade edition (a rawly edited, 275 copy, Paris limited edition preceded). The Bridge is a metaphor of American power, and was itself a bridge between past and present, a transition from 19th to 20th century poetry. Fine in a very good jacket, spine faded, tape removed, short tears strengthened, but integral and superior for it. Author to editor signed presentat- ion copy (in ink), a lofty association, inscribed to Tom Smith, editor in chief for Horace Liveright, the publisher of The Bridge, and it is Tom Smith's fingerprints that are all over this poem, perfected here by his precise editing, revising and correcting, and the nearly unfathomable Crane needed editing more than most. Ref: Connolly 100. Tom Smith was an enormity, a leading force in the American literary renaissance that changed literature and the relationship between it, and the American public, profoundly and forever. And it was the relationship between Horace Liveright and Tom Smith, that was the inspirational model for Ben Hecht and Charles Mac Arthur (yet another relationship), as they co-wrote and co-directed their 1935 film noir (if anything before 1941 is technically classified as noir), The Scoundrel, which won the Oscar for best screenplay. This is the best copy of The Bridge I've ever heard of.

      [Bookseller: Biblioctopus]
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        Moby Dick

      New York: Random House, 1930. First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition thus. Near Fine with bump to top corner of boards, pages toned. Silver stamping rather bright and fresh, with just a hint of rubbing. Dust jacket with spine toned, a bit of chipping and loss, rubbed at folds, with tape and mending tissue repairs made from the verso with the front flap formerly completely detached and mended, else Very Good. A lovely example of Melville's classic illustrated by Rockwell Kent, uncommon with bright silver stamping and in the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Wald-, Kultur- und Siedlungskarte der Rheinprovinz 1801-1820. Publikation XII der Gesellschaft für Rheinische Geschichtskunde.

      Köln, Gesellschaft für Rheinische Geschichtskunde, 1930. - 1. Auflage. Mit 44 (von 45) Karten im Maßstab 1:50.000 und weiteren Beilagen. Mappe Folio. Karten 40x40 cm. 2 S. Vorbemerkungen (gefaltetes großes Bl.); 51 S. Jahresbericht; 45 Blatt Erläuterungen zu den Karten (ungebunden); 44 großformatige, kolorierte Karten. Hardcover. Halbleinenmappe mit rotem, fleckigem Leinen. Rotes, montiertes Deckelschild mit goldenem Titeldruck in gutem Zustand. Deckel etwas fleckig. Karten innen sehr sauber, wenige Ecken mit kl. Knick, etwas gebräunt. 1 Erläuterungsblatt unten geknickt. Jahresbericht auf dem Deckeltitel mit rotem Buntstift beschrieben, innen sehr sauber. Vorbemerkungen sehr sauber. Erich Kuphal (* 1. Juli 1895 in Haldensleben; † 5. Januar 1965 in Köln) war ein Archivar und Historiker. (Wikip.) Die Auflistung der enthaltenen Karten ersehen Sie bitte der dem Angebot angefügten Fotografien. Die Erläuterungsblätter zu den einzelnen Karten umfassen 1 bis 4 Seiten. Die Karte Nr. 81 "Saarbrücken" fehlt in dieser Mappe. Alle anderen sind vorhanden. Beigefügt ist der 74.-75. Jahresbericht der Gesellschaft für Rheinische Geschichtskunde über die Jahre 1954-1955. Köln, Welzel & Sohn, 1956. Klammerheftung, 51 S. Auf S. 30 dieses Jahresberichts (roter Buntstiftstrich seitl.) ist die Zweite Abteilung: Wald-, Kultur- und Siedlungskarte der Rheinprovinz 1801-1820 im Maßstab 1:50 000 aufgeführt. Die Karten sind den Lieferungen 1 bis 9 zughörig und einzeln aufgelistet. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Augusta-Antiquariat GbR]
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        Wir bauen eine Stadt. Spiel für Kinder.

      Mainz B Schott's Söhne (VN 3242) 1930 - Kl-4; 23, (1) pp mit Titelzeichnung und 9 ganzseitigen lithographierten Illustrationen von R(udolf) W. Heinisch und 10 Musikstücken von Paul Hindemith. OHLn. mit farbiger Deckelillustration (etwas abgegriffen und geringfügig gebräunt); die erste Lage oben im Bund leicht gelockert, Papier etwas unfrisch aber ohne Gebrauchsspuren, insgesamt sehr gutes Exemplar. Stuck-Villa II, 205; Seebaß II, 1869. - Erste Ausgabe von Hindemiths bekannter Schuloper, die in zehn musikalischen Szenen den Aufbau einer Kinderstadt schildert und "mehr zur Belehrung und Übung für die Kinder selbst als zur Unterhaltung erwachsener Zuschauer geschrieben ist". Liebevoll im Stil der Zeit illustriert von dem mit dem Komponisten befreundeten Künstler Rudolf Heinisch. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wiener Antiquariat Ingo Nebehay GmbH]
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        A Treatise on Money; Volume I & II

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 2 Vols., First Edition, First Printings; in price-clipped dust jackets. Very Good. Previous owner gift inscription and book plate in both volumes. Cloth shows light wear and rubbing. Fading to cloth at the spine ends. Volume II shows a bit more wear externally, with a ding to the bottom edge of the bottom board, and a dampstain to the base of the spine cloth and dust jacket. Both dust jacket show rubbing, tanning and some overall wear; with once again more wear to the jacket of Volume II, with a partially split and taped rear fold. Rarely seen in dust jackets.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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        Three typescript articles: "Are We Alone in the Universe?", "The River of Life", "Mystery of the Body". Each covering page headed: "World copyright by Cooperation". Together with galley proofs for each article.

      [late 1930s] - Quarto. "Alone": 11pp.; galleys: 3 pp.; "River": 15 pp.; galleys: 4 pp.; "Mystery": 14 pp.; galleys: 4pp. Each typescript held with a paper clip at head; galleys with single punch hole at top left and green treasury tags. Holograph corrections and emendations (not in Churchill's hand) to "Alone" and "Mystery". In excellent condition. There has been considerable recent interest in Churchill's essay "Are We Alone in the Universe?" In an article for Nature, astrophysicist Mario Livio describes his visit to the US National Churchill Museum in Fulton, Missouri, when "director Timothy Riley thrust a typewritten essay by Churchill into my hands. In the 11-page article, 'Are We Alone in the Universe?' [Churchill] muses presciently about the search for extraterrestrial life. He penned the first draft, perhaps for London's News of the World Sunday newspaper, in 1939 — when Europe was on the brink of war. He revised it lightly in the late 1950s while staying in the south of France at the villa of his publisher, Emery Reves. For example, he changed the title from 'Are We Alone in Space?' to 'Are We Alone in the Universe?' to reflect changes in scientific understanding and terminology. Wendy Reves, the publisher's wife, passed the manuscript to the US National Churchill Museum archives in the 1980s. Riley, who became director of the museum in May 2016, has just rediscovered it. To the best of Riley's knowledge, the essay remained in the Reves's private collection and has never been published or subjected to scientific or academic scrutiny. Imagine my thrill that I may be the first scientist to examine this essay" ("Winston Churchill's essay on alien life found", Nature, vol. 542, issue 7641, 15 Feb. 2017). Livio's piece aroused international media interest in Churchill's "unpublished" article, although Professor Christopher Bell of Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, pointed out that an earlier, shorter version of "Are We Alone in the Universe?" had appeared in the Sunday Dispatch, a Beaverbrook weekly, on 8 March 1942 under the sensational headline "Are There Men in the Moon?" The essay appears in Cohen's bibliography (C662), where he comments: "Written before the war but published here [i.e. the Sunday Dispatch] for the first time. Subsequently published in Collected Essays, Vol. IV, pp. 493–8". Material relating to these articles in the Churchill Archive at Cambridge (CHAR 8/644) is headed "Literary: News of the World articles by WSC" and dated 1939. This group of pieces "includes proofs for three unpublished articles (indicated by a 1962 note): 'The Mysteries of the Body' on cells, organs, blood, the digestive system, the liver, the nervous system and the brain, the senses, reproduction, and genetics; 'Are We Alone in Space?' on the necessary conditions for life to develop outside the Earth; 'The River of Life' on the origin of life on Earth up till human life (with a supplement from the Illustrated London News showing human evolution)". "Mystery of the Body" is in large measure the same essay as that published under the title "What Do You Know About Yourself?" (Cohen 666, also written before the war, published in the Sunday Dispatch 5 April 1942 and reprinted in Collected Essays, vol. IV, pp. 499–503). "The River of Life" may be the article published as "Life Under the Microscope" (Cohen C669, Sunday Dispatch 19 April 1942), but this is not reprinted in the Collected Essays so we have been unable to make a comparison. These ephemeral pieces attest to Churchill's prodigious output during the 1930s, when he lived by his writing and "many subjects were grist to his tireless mill. Apart from anything else, he had no Cabinet salary after 1929 and it was largely his journalism that enabled him to maintain his comfortable standard of living. He therefore accepted virtually every opportunity for publication with alacrity and professionalism. Articles may have been delivered by taxi at the last possible moment, but he never missed a copy date,

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        Collection of 180 splendid original b/w photos dating from the 1930's.

      - Small formats. Some were used as a cutout. Most of these mounted onto colored card stock of various sorts. A.o. a few cyanotypes. l Albert Kuyle, the pseudonym Louis M.A. Kuitenbrouwer (1903-1958) used for his publications, was a fervent Roman Catholic journalist and novelist, who was very active for the publishing company and literary monthly De Gemeenschap around 1930. Kuitenbrouwer was responsible for the design of De Gemeenschap-editions and preferred photographic or photomontage covers. He fostered the art of photography, and these are probably trials to make art photos himself. One photo shows his portrait, and on one his name is mentioned: 'juni '31 foto kuitenbrouwer'.

      [Bookseller: Fokas Holthuis]
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        Astrophotography: Original Astronomical Photograph Of Galaxy Ngc 1398, From Carnegie Institution Mt. Wilson Observatory (Exhibited At The Royal Photographic Society Of Great Britain Annual Exhibition London, 1939

      Carnegie Institution, Mt Wilson Observatory, Pasadena Circa 1920/ 1940 1930 - Original Astronomical Photograph Approximately 12 1/2" X 11 3/8", Mounted On Larger Display Card With Galaxy Name At Bottom. On Verso Is A Large Gold Label Printed In Black, "The Royal Photographic Society Of Great Britain / Accepted And Hung At The Annual Exhibition London, 1939". Mounting Board With Crack And A Long Crease Just Above Top Edge Of Photograph, With Wear At Edges And Some Small Water Spots Right Along The Left Edge. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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        1st editions of her first 4 novels, all inscribed to her Uncle; Jig-Saw (1925); Saw Dust (1926); If the Tree Is Saved (1929); For What? (1930)

      London: Duckworth, 1925-1930. 1) Jig-Saw [Duckworth]: 1st edition. Cloth faded, spine soiled and with a tear to the tip, otherwise good condition. Signed presentation copy inscribed, "To Dear Uncle Willie with love from Barbara Cartland, 9-3-25." Armorial bookplate of William Hall; 2) Saw Dust [Duckworth]: 1st edition. Cloth faded, otherwise good. Signed presentation copy inscribed, "To darling Uncle Willie to whom I am indebted for many of the thoughts in this book, and especially for the interest, kindness, and helpful criticism always accorded me. With my best love, Barbara. March 20, 1926." 3) If the Tree Is Saved [Duckworth]: 1st edition. Cloth faded, otherwise good. Signed presentation copy inscribed, "To darling Uncle Willie with love from Barbara." 4) For What? [Hutchinson]: 1st edition. Cloth faded, edges soiled, one spot, else good. Signed presentation copy inscribed, "Uncle Willie with love from Barbara.". Barbara Cartland is the 3rd best selling author of all time (1 billion books), trailing only William Shakespeare and Agatha Christie. Our 4 books are all frustratingly scarce 1st editions, even without their dustjackets, just try and get any one of them. And it is only pretentious and crusty, subject scorning, literary snobbery (romance novels are trash), that prevents them from being 10 times as expensive as they are here, and your odds of finding another inscribed set (chasing the horizon), are lower than the chicken vote for Colonel Sanders, though I suppose you could try saying "Beatlejuice" 3 times, and see if that leads to anything. Good.

      [Bookseller: Biblioctopus]
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        Apes of God

      London: The Arthur Press, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition, first printing. Limited issue, copy #575 of 750 copies signed by Wyndham Lewis. Very Good with cloth lightly stained, toned at spine, light dampstain to edge of page block. Tape ghosts front free end paper, foxing to prelims and edge of page block. In a Good+ dust jacket illustrated by the author, which is dampstained along bottom edge heaviest at rear panel, dust soiled, lightly worn and dust soiled, though largely complete.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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        Tagebuch; Beiträge zu einem Kontrapunkt der bildenden Kunst. (Geschrieben und gezeichnet von Johannes). Gedruckt in der Itten-Schule (Hektographiert). Berlin, Verlag der Itten-Schule 1930. Quer-Folio. 114 S. Orig.-Leinenband in Orig.-Schuber.

      - Das Tagebuch enthält die Form- u. Gestaltungslehre, wie sie Johannes Itten zu Beginn der zwanziger Jahre am Bauhaus Weimar im Vorkurs entwickelt hat. Das Buch wurde 1930 von Johannes Itten auf Matrizzen geschrieben und in der Johannes Itten-Schule in Berlin in einer Auflage von 300 Exemplaren gedruckt. Von größter Seltenheit.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schmidt & Günther]
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        La Symphonie à Dieu. Avec une gravure à l'eau-forte en couleurs de Joseph Sima.

      Paris, NRF, 15 avril 1930. - 22,5 x 17 cm, 90 p., frontispice. Broché, couv. à rabats imprimée noir et rouge. Qques rousseurs sur les gardes sinon tbe. Édition originale, avec une eau-forte originale en couleurs de Joseph Sima (1891-1971), en frontispice. Ex. num. sur Vélin d'Arches. Typographie élégante en noir et rouge. Non coupé. Recueil sensuel et mystique, sans doute influencé par travail simultané de Jouve à la traduction de poèmes d'Hölderlin. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: SOLSTICES RARE BOOKS]
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        Ash Wednesday

      The Fountain Press, New York 1930 - 1st edition. Number 267 of 600 copies signed by T. S. Eliot. 400 were for sale in America and 200 in Britain concurrently; this copy one of the former, but all 600 precede the trade edition by a few days. Original cloth, fine, original tissue jacket with small chips (photographed in the jacket), original paper slipcase with rubs and with a small, loose chip from the bottom panel put back and secured. You can buy this copy or not, but don't buy one without the jacket and slipcase, and that's true of any book when complete copies are available (Book Code). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Biblioctopus, ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Savoy Cocktail Book

      London: Constable & Company, Ltd.,, 1930. Octavo. Original black cloth-backed metallic pictorial boards, spine lettered in gilt, pictorial endpapers. Illustrations in colour throughout by Gilbert Rumbold. Spine lightly toned, minor rubbing to boards, spot of abrasion to front cover, two cocktail recipes tipped-in to the final page. A very good copy. First edition, second impression. This classic cocktail book features 750 of the most popular recipes from the legendary American barman Harry Craddock, with elegant art deco illustrations and anecdotes about the cocktails.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Conneticut Spring.

      New York, 1930.(). Oil painting on panel. 15 x 20 inches. Exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1950 in American Painting Today. Exhibition ticket attached verso.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Alay-Oop

      New York: Coward, McCann, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Inscribed to former owner by Gropper on title page in black ink. Orange cloth with blue lettering. Unpaginated, mostly printed only on rectos. Very Good condition. No jacket. Binding professionally repaired, sturdy and tight. A few creased pages. Spine a bit darkened and scratched, small stain on front cover, cloth worn at edges. A circus-acrobat-themed graphic novel by a notable radical American artist and illustrator. Despite being out-of-print for nearly 85 years, it has been hailed by historians of the graphic novel as being one of the best early examples of the form. Especially rare signed.

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        The Tale of Little Pig Robinson.

      London: Frederick Warne and Co., Ltd.,, 1930. Octavo. Original blue cloth, printed black pictorial label to front cover, titles to spine gilt, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece, 5 illustrated colour plates, and 22 full-page black and white illustrations by the author. An excellent copy in the slightly rubbed dust jacket, with a little toning to edges and small chip to head of spine. First UK edition, first impression. Though this was the last of the Peter Rabbit books, it is one of Potter's earliest stories, written in 1883 at Ilfracombe. She revisited the story after the publication of The Fairy Caravan, in response to her American publishers requesting another story. She appeased Warne, who were chagrined at her decision not to allow publication of The Fairy Caravan as a trade edition in the UK, by offering the story to both publishers; it was likely published simultaneously.

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        Le Livre de la Jungle

      Editions Mornay 1930 - Un des 72 exemplaires sur Japon Impérial numéroté, Traduction de Louis Fabulet et Robert d'Humières, Compositions de Deluermoz gravées sur bois par Louis-Joseph Soulas, 1 vol. in-8 reliure demi-maroquin à coins violet, dos à 5 nefs, tête dorée, couv. et dos conservés, reliure signée de Cochard, collection Les Beaux Livres, Editions Mornay, Paris, 1930, 269 pp. et 4 ff. Bon exemplaire de cette très belle édition, sans le tirage de luxe sur papier du Japon ( infime petit choc à une coupe, parfait état par ailleurs) Langue: Français [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Works.

      New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co.,, 1930. The Crowborough Edition. 24 volumes, octavo (216 × 145 mm). Original red half morocco, spines lettered in gilt, pink cloth sides in imitation of watered silk, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Photogravure frontispiece portrait with tissue guard by Pirie MacDonald to Volume I. Spines slightly faded, some spines slightly marked, slight chipping to headcaps of a couple of volumes, head of initial and final leaves very slightly cockled. An excellent set. First complete collected edition, number 9 of 760 sets signed by the author in volume I, of which 750 were for sale and 10 were for presentation. This set is believed to be one of the ten presentation copies in a deluxe publisher's binding; Doyle signed the sheets for the edition, but his death on 7 July 1930 before its final publication prevented him from inscribing the presentation copies. The Crowborough edition—named after the Sussex town where Doyle's home, Windlesham, was located—has double the number of volumes of the Author's Edition of 1903, and is generally considered the best collected edition of Doyle's works. The introductions are reprinted from the Author's Edition, and the text is set from the existing editions without any corrections.

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        Ash Wednesday

      New York: The Fountain Press, 1930. 1st edition. Number 267 of 600 copies signed by T. S. Eliot. 400 were for sale in America and 200 in Britain concurrently; this copy one of the former, but all 600 precede the trade edition by a few days. Original cloth, fine, original tissue jacket with small chips (photographed in the jacket), original paper slipcase with rubs and with a small, loose chip from the bottom panel put back and secured. You can buy this copy or not, but don't buy one without the jacket and slipcase, and that's true of any book when complete copies are available (Book Code). Fine / near fine.

      [Bookseller: Biblioctopus]
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        The Savoy Cocktail Book

      New York: Richard R. Smith, 1930 Hardcover 1930 1st American Ed in the illustrated Art Deco foil boards with gilt-stamped black cloth shelfback, 2nd issue with 1930 to title page but lacking the errata slip to page 25 correcting the 'Baccardi Special Cocktail' to the 'Baccardi Cocktail', book rubbed & soiled with chipping to ends & corners & some loss to cloth at spine ends, spine titles faded but legible; though tender, the hinges are sound & the binding is tight, gift inscription to Dedication page and a 'Bloody Mary' recipe written in on the first of the lined pages at rear for "Additional Cocktails", a Good or better copy of this iconic bar book in the rare original Deco boards; issued without jacket; sm 8vo; 287pp illus. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good.

      [Bookseller: Nighttown Books]
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        Laments for the Living

      Viking Press, New York 1930 - 1st edition of her first book of prose, a collection of 13 short stories. Fine in very good, clean dustjacket (tear and minute nicks at spine tip) prime condition for this title not often seen in this condition. Includes, Big Blonde, winner of the 1929 O. Henry Award, The Sexes, You Were Perfectly Fine, A Telephone Call and 9 others. Parker was a high poet, wry short story writer, sly critic, dry, acid lipped reviewer for The New Yorker under the byline "Constant Reader" and my favorite member of the Algonquin Roundtable, and the my enthusiasm for her petulance towards boundaries, and my freedom from the competition of an equally fine copy, adequately indulge my inclination to price this book $1,000, and if no one buys it, I'll just die with it on my breast. But someone will. Dorothy Parker (1893-1967) ruled for decades as the wittiest woman in America. Even as a young girl (creative minds have always been known to survive b ad training), she saw herself as an outsider, getting thrown out of the Blesses Sacrament Convent School for maintaining that the Immaculate Conception was "spontaneous combustion.". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Marchandes de plaisir. Préface de Francis Carco. Dessins de May Wanda.

      - P., Editions d'Art A. Gamard, vers 1930, In-4, en feuilles sous chemise aubergine, cordonnet d'attache, titre doré, texte broché. Edition originale tirée à 500 exemplaires numérotés.Envoi autographe signé de May Wanda, amie de Foujita. Recueil de 16 planches coloriées au pochoir et protégées par des serpentes légendées "de portraits de femmes fardées de ces aimables ou tristes créatures dont les Grands boulevards, les fortifs, les rues louches, les dancings et les bals-musette nous offrent tant d'échantillons". Francis Carco. Livres [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1930 - 1930 Wisden - Original Hardback

      1930. Hi, This lot is an Original 1930 Hardback Wisden . It is in Excellent condition. In fact it has been on my own shelf for several years until a recent upgrade. The front and spine gilt is excellent and the boards are very good, there is one mark to the rear board. The pastedowns are fabulous and very yellow and the hinges are excellent and the internal pages are very clean. By far superior to many of the same year. Nice photoplate, Hard to find in good condition, this is not too far off excellent.

      [Bookseller: Wisdenshop.com]
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        Südliche See-Landschaft. (Morcote ?).

      vers 1930, - 31x15.5 (Lichtmass), Orig. Aquarelll / Aquarelle originale en couleurs frais, signé en bas à droit, mit Passpartout eingerahmt (nicht ausgerahmt). Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        William - The Bad

      London George Newnes, Limited 1930 - First edition. The book is reasonably firmly bound in the publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt, the boards are a little bumped and rubbed with fading to the spine and a few small tears to the cloth. The text block is a slightly toned and dusty, with some minor spots of foxing and a small bookplate to the front pastedown. The eleventh title in the William series and uncommon as a first edition. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: J and M Books Limited]
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        In Our Time

      New York: Charles Scribner's, 1930. 8vo (7-1/2 x 5-1/2"). 212pp. Unclipped DJ in Mylar, darkened, head missing 1/8" with 3/8' x 1/4" chip which obscures lower right of R and most of E. in title, tail 7/8" x 1/4" chip, 1/4" x 1/4" chip from head of back panel, 4 small chips to head of front panel. Text block tight and unmarked with lightly worn corners. Very good + / very good.

      [Bookseller: Liberty Book Store]
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        Chasse à courre".

      - Estampe en couleurs, signée dans la planche en bas à gauche et sous la planche en bas à droite, (1930), 44.5 x 24.5 cm. Maurice TAQUOY fait rimer chasse et mode. Ce familier des scènes animalières nous montre une scène pittoresque, trois hommes, une femme et deux chiens chassant dans une forêt de bouleaux à l'orée d'un village. Oeuvre originale

      [Bookseller: Librairie Chretien]
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        Great Blue Heron.

      Annapolis, Md., circa 1930s. - Color Etching. 9 x 7 inches plate size. Margins. Signed and titled. Marginal flaws. Born August 13, 1882, in Washington, D.C. Studied at the Corcoran School of Art with Edmund Clarence Messer and Richard Norris Brooke, and also with Max Weyl. Studied drawing at the Linthicum Institute under Ballenger. Illustrated with etchings and engravings many books, and articles for the Star. Taught etching at the Hill School of Art. Settled in Florida, 1942. Died 1974 in Stuart, Florida.From the collection Natalie Williams of Marshall, Texas, one of the owners of the Made-Rite Company and a patroness of artists and an art donor to Texas A & M University.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        No.3. Farningham. [Farmer plowing with 2 horses].

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

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Whoroscope.

      Paris Hours Press 1930 - First edition, 8vo, number 93 of 100 copies signed by the author, some minor spotting, light blemish to foot of colophon, publisher's red printed wrappers, some minor staining and soiling, publisher's promotional printed wrap-around. The first edition of the author's first separately published work, particularly scarce with the original wrap-around announcing the young author as prize-winner of a contest sponsored by the Hours Press to compose a poem on the concept of "time". [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Armorial belge du bibliophile

      Brussels, Société des Bibliophiles et iconophiles de Belgique, 1930. Three volumes (30.5 cm), I (Maisons souveraines et gouverneurs généraux des Pays-Bas; Amateurs ecclésiastiques): xii, 384 pp., text illustrations, plates 1-17. II (Abbayes et institutions religieuses; Royaume, provinces, villes, universités et institutions civiles): vi, pp.385-630, text illustrations, plates 18-26. III (Amateurs particuliers): vi, pp.631-948, text illustrations, plates 27-38. Paged continuously. Loose in portfolios, as issued. Uniform publisher's printed wrappers. - "A major reference source for armorial bindings from Belgium and the Low Countries, covering both private and institutional owners. Well illustrated with drawings of armorial stamps, and pictures of bindings" (David Pearson, Provenance research in book history: a handbook, London 1994, p.115). ¶ "Exemplaire No. 5. Imprimé pour M. le Vicomte de Jonghe" (of 50 special copies printed on "papier de Hollande Pannekoek"; the remainder of the edition of 700 numbered copies was printed either on "papier Hendon de luxe" or on "papier Hendon ordinaire"). Light spotting on some page edges; overall in excellent state of preservation.

      [Bookseller: Robin Halwas | Rare Books]
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        WETTERSTEINGEBIRGE. "Vorfrühling am Wagenbruchsee mit Blick auf das Wettersteinmassiv".

      - Aquarell von Carl Kessler, links unten signiert, um 1930, 35,5 x 50,5 cm. Thieme-Becker Bd. XX, S. 210. - Der Münchner Landschaftsmaler wurde 1876 in Coburg geboren. Er studierte an der Münchner Akademie bei Karl Raupp. Bekannt sind seine alpinen Landschaftsaquarelle. - Im Himmel gering gebräunt. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Album of photographs from service in Waziristan, 1930-1.

      Waziristan: [but probably compiled at the] Staff College, Quetta,, 1930-1. Foolscap light card green folder (280 x 175 mm). Printed paper label, "Staff College Quetta. North West Frontier Tour. 1930" mounted to front panel. 12 black thick-paper leaves tipped in, with 94 original photographs (all approx. 82 x 56 mm, 4 of these combined to make 2 panoramas) and 19 professional silver gelatin prints (approx. 90 x 140 mm; signed and captioned in the images) mounted rectos and versos, with hand-written captions in white ink. Folder slightly sunned, rubbed and marked, second leaf tipped in at a slight angle, a very small number of photographs lifting at edges, leaves faintly creased along fore edges, the images unaffected. Very good condition overall, with only a minimum of fading to the photographs. Deceptively extensive photograph album of military service in Waziristan during the Afridi and Red Shirt rebellions, with almost 100 original photographs of views, cantonments, operations, and native and British troops, complemented by attractive prints (mostly views) by prolific North-West Frontier photographers B. R. Tundan, B. D. Arora and Sons, and Randolph Bezzant Holmes, all exhaustively captioned and arranged in what appears to be broad chronological sequence. The compiler seems to have approached Waziristan from the south (probably Multan), crossing the Indus at Dera Ismail Khan and passing through Manzai, Chagmalai and Splitoi before arriving at Wana, the British camp there and the various surrounding picquets documented in a series of photographs including native troops (Madras sappers and miners, a khasadar at Madijan) and one of the 10th Baluchistan Regiment (possibly his own unit); thence to Shagai Fort (with a photograph of two officers amusingly captioned "'Dreadnought' & another heavyweight, Major Meade 2/0 Rajputana Rifles") and Peshawar, depicted in a general view and two attractive street scenes including a "wayside shave". From Peshawar the unit seems to have travelled along the Khyber Pass to the Indo-Afghan frontier at Michni Kandao, documented in a series of photographs, with stops at Landi Kotal (the photograph depicting a unit of Gordon Highlanders) and Fort Salop. The next sequence of photographs is perhaps the most indicative of British operations in this period, depicting the construction of the "New Bridge" over the Bara River on the Khajuri Plain: "After the tribal uprising of 1919-1920, it was decided during the spring of 1922 to locate the main garrison of Waziristan at Razmak. The self-contained cantonment, capable of holding 10,000 men, was established in January 1923. New roads linking the garrisons and camps in the area were constructed to permit speedier troop movements" (National Army Museum, online). Original photographs depicting the subsequent journey, up to Razmak past Dhatta Khel, is accompanied by three Tundan photographs depicting the newly-laid Waziristan Circular Road. Another attractive Tundan print depicts the "Razmak Column in action", and an original photograph intriguingly depicts Brigadier Arthur Mills, commander of the Razmak Brigade, inaugurating the Razmak "golf course" on Christmas Day, 1930. The garrison is portrayed in a number of professional and original photographs, interspersed with a Tundan print of a "Wazir woman", Arora photographs of Jandola Bridge and "Representative types, South Waziristan Scouts, Jandola", original images of Merobi tribesmen, a column of Gurkhas near a "typical Wazir tower", and several original views of Takki Zam and Ahnai Tangi, followed by a closing sequence of street scenes back in Peshawar and views of the new Attock Bridge, redesigned by Sir Francis Callaghan in 1929.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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