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        On Being Ill

      London: Printed and published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 1930. Limited edition, no. 8 of 250 copies, signed by Woolf in purple ink on the limitation page. Decoration at end by Vanessa Bell. 34, [2] pp. 8vo. Original vellum-backed blue-green cloth boards, marbled endpapers, pictorial dust jacket by Vanessa Bell. Fine in a very good jacket with some wear and a few tears. Housed in a custom quarter morocco box. Limited edition, no. 8 of 250 copies, signed by Woolf in purple ink on the limitation page. Decoration at end by Vanessa Bell. 34, [2] pp. 8vo. Woolf set the type herself for this edition of her essay on illness as a serious subject for literature, which originally appeared in the New Criterion.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Private Lives. An Intimate Comedy in Three Acts.

      London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1930 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt, ruling to boards and publisher's device to rear board in blind. Spine lacking, boards worn, light spotting to prelims and endmatter. A poor copy. First edition, first impression, of the author's comedy of manners. Presentation copy inscribed by Coward to Laurence Olivier on the front free endpaper: "For Larry from Noël, 1930". Occasional pencil marginalia, mainly concerning the part of Sybil. The play premiered on 18 August 1930, at the King's Theatre in Edinburgh, starring Coward, Gertrude Lawrence and Laurence Olivier. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Eventyr [Märchen]. 2 Bde. Mit 38 Bildtaf. nach Holzstichen von Hans TEGNER u.a. Illustrationen. 2. Aufl

      ANDERSEN, H.[ans] C.[hristian]: Eventyr [Märchen]. Verdensudgave [Weltausgabe]. 2 Bde. Mit e. Porträt d. Verf. v. Sørensen als Frontispiz, 38 Bildtaf. u. zahlr. Abb., illustr. bzw. ornamentalen Vign. u. Zierleisten u.a. v. Hans TEGNER, alle im Holzstich, sowie einer biograph. Einleitung v. Georg Brandes. 2. Aufl. København: Hagerlup (Bianco Lunos) 1930. 2°. [2, Vortitelbl.], [2, Titelbl.], [2], [2, Front.], XVI, [3, (num. 12-262), [2] S.; [2, Vortitelbl.], [2, Titelbl.], [3, (num. 12-288), [2] S. Originale hellbraune Handeinbände aus Schweinsleder über starkem Karton auf fünf Bünden, mit handgenähten Kapitale, goldgeprägtem, ornamental verziertem und illustriertem Rückentitel sowie Lesezeichenbändern. Reich illustrierte und bibliophil ausgestattete Ausgabe mit 43 der bekanntesten Kunstmärchen des weltberühmten dänischen Erzählers. Die auf starkem Papier mit breitrandigem Satz gedruckten Texte Andersens sind mit motivisch äußerst abwechslungsreichen (von dämonisch bis lieblich), kräftig und doch mit feinem Strich gearbeiteten Holzstichen kongenial illustriert, vor allem jene des dänischen Buchkünstlers Hans Tegner, welcher auch ein umfangreiches Repertoire an Vignetten und Zierleisten einfließen hat lassen. Einband stellenweise gering fleckig, einige wenige Seiten (insb. Bd. 1, S. 59) stellenweise etwas finger- und schmuckfleckig, insgesamt sehr gut erhaltener Satz dieses sammelwürdigen Rarums.

      [Bookseller: Domenico Jacono - VdAÖ / ILAB]
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        Weibliche Dominanz. Female domination. 3 Original Zeichnungen. 3 original drawings.

      Wohl Deutschland, um 1930. - 17 x 23 cm. Aquarell auf Karton. Dargestellt sind eine oder zwei Frauen, immer mit Peitsche, die einen mit blutigen Striemen übersäten Mann weiter malträtieren. Die Tafeln generell etwas gedunkelt. Kleine Randläsuren, eine mit Knick in Ecke. Rückseiten teils etwas angeschmutzt. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ars Amandi]
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        My Early Life

      London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1930. First edition, first printing. Full leather. This is the first edition, first printing, first state of Churchill's autobiography, finely bound in dark plum half morocco over dark red cloth, sympathetic to the original bright plum cloth binding. The binding features raised bands framed by blind rules, spine compartments with gilt titles, year of publication, and gilt ‘standing lion' device, substantial leather corners, double blind rule transitions, and head and foot bands. The original cloth front cover and spine are bound in, affixed to the recto and verso of the final free endpaper. Condition of the binding is fine, exceptionally clean and bright with just a few trivial scuffs to the spine. The contents are suited to the fine binding, bright with only moderate intermittent spotting within, primarily confined to the first and final leaves. First state of the first printing is confirmed by the absence of the 1911-1914 volume of The World Crisis on the half title verso list of works by the author. My Early Life covers the years from Churchill's birth in 1874 to his first few years in Parliament. One can hardly ask for more adventurous content. These were momentous and formative years for Churchill, including his time as a war correspondent and cavalry officer in theatres as varied as Cuba, northwest India, and sub-Saharan and southern Africa. This time contained a wide range of experiences in Churchill's life. Not only was he developing as an author, publishing his first books, and making his first lecture tour of North America, but this was also the time of his capture and daring escape during the Boer War, which made him a celebrity and helped launch his political career. Churchill would take his seat in Parliament only weeks after the end of Queen Victoria's reign. My Early Life remains one of the most popular and widely read of all Churchill's books. And for good reason, as the work certainly ranks among the most charming and accessible of his many books. An original 1930 review likened it to a "beaker of Champagne." That effervescent charm endures; a more recent writer called it "a racy, humorous, self-deprecating classic of autobiography." To be sure, Churchill takes some liberties with facts and perhaps unduly lightens or over-simplifies certain events, but this is eminently forgivable and in keeping with the wit, pace, and engaging style that characterizes the book. My Early Life sold very well at the time and has seen a great many editions since, many of them collectible in their own right, but of course a premium attaches to first editions. The challenge for collectors is that the plum colored binding of this edition proved especially susceptible to fading, soiling, and wear; nearly all copies are considerably spine faded. This fine binding is a sound and attractively executed alternative. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A91.1.b, Woods/ICS A37(aa), Langworth p.131.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        A ROVING COMMISSION - MY EARLY LIFE

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1930 - 8vo., xii, 377pp.; VG/G; spine red and white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, moderate bumping and shelfwear, including rips to lower edges, head and tail of spine, corners; price cut; interior clean; includes 28 illustrations; text block has smudges to lower fore corner, speckling to top; shelved case 7. Dupont. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Second Story Books, ABAA]
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        Bronze statue of an Arabic Qur'an scribe.

      [Vienna, ca 1930]. - Coloured two-part bronze, cold painted. Ca. 205 x 117 x 105 mm. A scribe in oriental costume, seated on a carpet with a large removable Qur'an on a bookrest. - Recognised for his great attention to detail and use of wonderfully vibrant colours, works from Bergman’s foundry are highly prized today by collectors worldwide. F. X. Bergman was the son of a Bohemian metalwork chaser and finisher who had moved to Vienna in 1860, there founding a small bronze factory. At the turn of the century, his son Franz Xaver inherited the company and opened a new foundry, basing many of his early bronzes on designs from his father’s workshop and producing an eclectic mix of oriental, erotic and animal figure bronzes. Bergman used a cold painted technique, whereby cast bronzes were decorated in several layers of polychrome ‘dust paint.’ These layers were not fired to fix them to the bronzes, hence they are ‘cold painted’. - Very slightly rubbed. An appealing work, likely from the artist's late phase.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        LE GRANDI FIRME Quindicinale di novelle dei massimi scrittori

      TORINO: n.d., 1930. Brossura. DISCRETO. 18,5 24. Quindicinale USATO

      [Bookseller: Controcorrente Group srl BibliotecadiBab]
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        A Treatise on Money.

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited,, 1930. In Two Volumes. 2 volumes, octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt, double line rules in blind to upper boards continued in gilt to spines. With the dust jackets. Dust jackets with darkened spines, very slight chipping at head, front panel of volume 2 lightly creased; internally with some light spotting, more severe in places; a very good set in unrestored dust jackets, increasingly scarce thus. First edition, first impression of the first of Keynes's major contributions to economic theory. A Treatise on Money is the first of Keynes's two major contributions to economic theory and his most comprehensive work on monetary theory. It anticipates many of the ideas of the General Theory, which it immediately preceded and by which it has been, perhaps unfairly, overshadowed. Rare in the dust jackets.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Stories of our Lord: A selection of Bible stories

      Religious Tract Society, 1930. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; No jacket; 4to - over 9.75" - 12" tall; a fair reading copy; prize inscription dated 1929 inside cover;. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        De geschiedenis van den soldaat. Gelezen - Gespeeld - Gedanst - Geteekend. Vertaling M. Nijhoff. Teekeningen Edgard Tijtgat.

      Maastricht/ Brussel, A.A.M. Stols, 1930. 28,8 x 20,4 cm. Halflinnen met geïllustreerde platten (Edgard Tijtgat). 48 p. Niet afgesneden. Gedrukt in een oplage van 251 genummerde exemplaren. 1e druk. Platten deels licht verbruind. Enkel roestvlekje.l Uit de bibliotheek van M. en A.H. Nijhoff. Opdracht van de vertaler aan zijn jongere broer op het voorste schutblad: 'Voor Pim/ van zijn broer/ op 21.3.'31'. Werkexemplaar: Nijhoff heeft ten behoeve van een herdruk met potlood enkele woorden doorgestreept: door de handgeschreven opdracht en door 'Geteekend' en 'Teekeningen Edgard Tijtgat' staat een kruis. Eén van de 225 Arabisch genummerde exemplaren, gedrukt op Hollandsch papier. Dit is bovendien één van de 25 exemplaren die niet in de handel kwamen. Alle illustraties zijn met de hand gekleurd.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis]
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        The Little Engine That Could (Platt & Munk Book No. 358) Very very rare and hard-to-find first edition Bk! in 2nd State Dustjacket with word Trade Mark Under Title with Made in U.S.A. NO. 358 Platt & Munk Inc at Btm,

      The Platt & Munk Co. Inc., New York,, 1930 HBDJ, 1930 on Copyright pg. First Edition / First Printing WITHOUT WORD TRADEMARK On Front Cvr, in 2nd State DJ. Correct first edition BK with this title being the last one offered on the listing of the NEVER GROW OLD SERIES page which is adjacent to the half-title page, GOOD/VG-, AS-IS, ,Red Cloth CVR WITH PASTE-ON LABEL, WITHOUT WORD TRADEMARK On Front Cvr, Titled in Black with Red & Yellow Cars & Blue front Train Engine with Yellow Light blowing Grey Smoke with Made in U.S.A. NO. 358 Platt & Munk Inc at Btm Left has some FOX scuff rub but Titles & Illustration Bright, Book Condition: GOOD with Interior nice tight, Light Fox & with small light edge stain on pg & some Pencil marks on Last few pgs. . 8vo, 6 1/4 X 8 1/4 in. ,Front Inner DJ Flap Titled in Blue with bk blurb. Minor edge and corner wear; Lightly scuffed and scratched; Back DJ light wear Lists thru Little red Hen & grain of wheat, Some white crayon on the rear board; corners are lightly bumped and rubbed; some shelf wear; overall a very crisp used first edition! Red cloth with a full-color pastedown on the front board with black lettering. VG- Dustjacket has light rub, wear FOX & small Mended tears Extremities & btm front rt. edge, UNPAGINATED, First Issue with 14 leaves which are 2 sided Pages. List of books inside on verso front free endpaper, ending with this title. DJ Illustration Matches front cvr Illustration,Color Glossy Frontispiece of Red Train with Brown Front Engine pulling a trainload of toy animals up the hill to the town on Yon, & 2nd car has Yellow Giraffes Head sticking out with Caption, She was a Happy Little Train, Title pg has Little Blue Train Puffing smoke near Btm with LargeRed Title at Top of pg, Inner Hinges starting slightly, Glossy 2 page color Endpapers with Mended Crease on right side, Back Inner Flap DJ Lists bks every child should have starts with book of Indians ends with Nursery Tales Children Love, "Chug, chug, chug. Puff, puff, puff. Ding-dong, ding-dong. The little train rumbled over the tracks. She was a happy little train for she had such a jolly load to carry. Her cars were filled full of good things for boys and girls." & The book is used to teach children the value of optimism and hard work. Some critics would contend that the book is a metaphor for the American dream, cover that shows the little engine pulling a trainload of toy animals up the hill to the town on Yon. it was originally published in a collection of stories.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: BLUFF PARK RARE BOOKS]
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        The Little Engine That Could (Platt & Munk Book No. 358) Very very rare and hard-to-find first edition Bk WITHOUT WORD TRADE MAERK ON FRONT CVR! in 3rd State Dustjacket with word Trade Mark Under Title

      The Platt & Munk Co. Inc., New York,, 1930 HBDJ, 1930 on Copyright pg. First Edition / First Printing bk in 3RD State DJ WITH WORD TRADE MARK ON FRONT DJ. Correct first edition BK with this title being the last one offered on the listing of the NEVER GROW OLD SERIES page which is adjacent to the half-title page, GOOD+/GOOD+, AS-IS, ,Red Cloth CVR WITH PASTE-ON LABEL Titled in Black with Red & Yellow Cars & Blue front Train Engine with Yellow Light blowing Grey Smoke with NO MENTION OF Made in U.S.A. NO. 358 Platt & Munk Inc at Btm front Cvr has some FOX scuff rub, but Titles & Illustration relatively Bright, Book Condition: GOOD+ with Interior tight, Light Fox & DUSTJACKET tiny chips along btm front . 8vo, 6 1/4 X 8 1/4 in. ,Front Inner DJ Flap Titled in Black with bk blurb has Small stain Blank Margin. Minor edge and corner wear; Lightly scuffed and scratched; BACK DJ light wear & Tiny chips edge Tears Lists starts with Children of other lands , listing 6 Titles at top in Black & ENDS WITH Animal Friends Story Book & has PICTURED IN B/W/ on back DJ , Stories children Love & Children of Other Lands & SAYING PRICE IS $1.25 EACH BK, Plain Red cloth rear board; corners are lightly bumped and rubbed; some shelf wear; Red cloth with a full-color pastedown on the front board with blue lettering. GOOD+ Dustjacket has light rub, wear FOX & small Mended tears Extremities & Tiny round Hole front Left of DJ, UNPAGINATED, First Issue with 14 leaves which are 2 sided Pages. List of books inside on verso front free endpaper, ending with this title. DJ Illustration Matches front cvr Illustration. Red boards, with front paste-down image; Absence of the word Trademark beneath title THE LITTLE ENGINE THAT COULD on front Cvr. , Tiny chips tears wear Extremities DJ, , Very very rare and hard-to-find first edition Bk WITHOUT WORD TRADE MAERK ON FRONT CVR! in 3rd State Dustjacket with word Trade Mark Under Title with Made in U.S.A. NO. 358 Platt & Munk Inc at Btm, "Chug, chug, chug. Puff, puff, puff. Ding-dong, ding-dong. The little train rumbled over the tracks. She was a happy little train for she had such a jolly load to carry. Her cars were filled full of good things for boys and girls." & The book is used to teach children the value of optimism and hard work. Some critics would contend that the book is a metaphor for the American dream, cover that shows the little engine pulling a trainload of toy animals up the hill to the town on Yon. Color Glossy Frontispiece of Red Train with Brown Front Engine pulling a trainload of toy animals up the hill to the town on Yon, & 2nd car has Yellow Giraffes Head sticking out with Caption, She was a Happy Little Train, Title pg has Little Blue Train Puffing smoke near Btm with LargeRed Title at Top of pg with Pencil Marks, Inner Hinges starting slightly , Glossy 2 page color Endpapers small stain & some pencil mrks, Back Inner Flap DJ Lists bks every child should have starts with book of Indians ends with Nursery Tales Children Love,. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good.

      [Bookseller: BLUFF PARK RARE BOOKS]
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        Beau Brummell

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

      [Bookseller: The Old Book Shelf]
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        Vie et L'Oeuvre de Jakob Smits. JACOB SMITS. with two original etchings printed.

      Anvers, Sylvester, 1930. . Bound, hardcover, 32 x 25cm, 174pp, 140 b/w illus, Één van de 250 exemplaren gedrukt op Arches-papier, met twee originel etsen, gedrukt op witte zijde en gesigneerd door de kunstenaar . Deze publicatie bevat ook de ''Catalogue de l'oeuvre''. One of 250 copies on Arches, with two original etchings printed on silk and signed in pencil, signed.

      [Bookseller: ERIK TONEN BOOKSELLER]
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        Woodcuts Examples Of The Work Of Clare Leighton; With An Introduction By Hilaire Belloc

      London & New York: Longmans, Green And Co, 1930. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. brown cloth, pictorial paper inset front cover. Fine in very good dust wrapper.. XVIII pages in text. 32 x 25.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 30 of 450 signed by Clare Leighton. 41 tipped-in woodcut illustrations (listed as 36 plates), all on india-proof paper, lettered tissue guards, and untitled small woodcut of a mouse hinged mounted on the terminal sheet. Internally clean, attractive copy, some minor wear and dusting to decorated dust wrapper.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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        Contes et nouvelles en vers

      Francis Guillot, Paris 1930 - As new, 2 volumes 268 - 306 pages, Luxurious hardcover in brown morocco decorated in the style of the 18th, gilt edges inside-outside, in marbled covered box. Reprinting of the 1762 edition in 500 numbered copies (no261), specially printed for Greek, doctor Contopoulos Costas living in France [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Forio, Ischia mit Chiesa di San Gaetano. Ölgemälde auf Leinwand, rechts unten mit *W. Gilles * signiert, undatiert ( ca. um 1930 ).

       Bildmaß ca. 40 x 57 cm ( Höhe x Breite ). Das Gemälde in farbenfrohen grün-blauen Pastell-Tönen zeigt nach Auskunft des Vorbesitzers die Stadt Forio auf Ischia mit der Kirche Chiesa di San Gaetano auf einem Hügel. Das Bild rechts unten mit *W. Gilles * signiert, wohl um 1930 gemalt, Öl auf Leinwand, ungerahmt. Das Bild etwas fleckig, die Leinwand zu den Außenrändern teils ausgefranst sowie mit kleineren Randläsionen durch alte Montierung. Zum Unterrand hin mit wenigen stecknadelkopfgroßen Löchern ( kaum sichtbar ). ( Lagerort GR-Grosse Mappe blau ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Werner Gilles, Ölgemälde, Ischia, Forio, Chiesa di San Gaetano, Neapel, Golf von Neapel, signiert, Bauhaus, Deutscher Künstlerbund, Google, Gemälde

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        La bibliothèque de feu Édouard Rahir, première partie : Livres anciens du XVe au XIXe siècle : riches reliures anciennes, la plupart de provenances royales, personnages et amateurs célèbres : Quelques livres illustrés du XVIIIe siècle dans leur reliure ancienne en maroquin § Deuxième partie : Livres anciens illustrés des XVe et XVIe siècles : Livres d'heures : Riches reliures anciennes et modernes § Troisième partie : Livres illustrés du XVIIIe siècle : Riches reliures anciennes § Quatrième partie : Livres armoriés des XVIe, XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles : Riches reliures anciennes § Cinquième partie : Livres anciens des XVe, XVIe et XVIIe siècles : Belles reliures anciennes § Sixième et dernière partie : Livres anciens et modernes : Riches reliures anciennes et modernes (catalogues for auction sales conducted by Étienne Ader, Henri Baudoin & F. Lair-Dubreuil, with the expertise of Francisque Lefrançois, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 7 May 1930-4 May 1938)

      Paris, F. Lefrançois, 1930-1938. Six parts, bound in two volumes (28.5 cm), I (7-9 May 1930): (4) ix (1), 64 (2) pp., portrait-frontispiece, [59] leaves of plates (some double-page). Lots numbered 1-250. II (6-8 May 1931): (4) 183 (1) pp., [66] leaves of plates (some double-page). Lots numbered 251-705. III (7-9 May 1935): vi, 60 (2) pp., colour frontispiece, [32] leaves of plates (some in colour, some double-page). Lots numbered 706-947. IV (5-7 May 1936): (4) 60 (2) pp., colour frontispiece, [20] leaves of plates (some in colour). Lots numbered 948-1204. V (19-21 May 1937): (4) 155 (3) pp., colour frontispiece, [9] leaves of plates (one in colour), text illustrations (some red & black). Lots numbered 1205-1611. VI (4-6 May 1938): (4) 113 (3) pp., colour frontispiece, [27] leaves of plates (some in colour, some folding), text illustrations. Lots numbered 1612-2091. Uniformly bound in two volumes (vol. 1: parts I-II; vol. 2: parts III-VI) in collector's modern half-morocco (original wrappers discarded). - The posthumous sales of the private library of the great bookseller Édouard Rahir. Rahir had been apprenticed, aged sixteen, at Morgand and Fatout, and after Morgand's death in 1898 he carried on the business, as "Édouard Rahir et Cie", supported by the Rothschild bank (Rahir had paid out the Rothschilds by 1903). Rahir's stock at the time of his retirement was sold anonymously in 1927-1929, and on 7 May 1930 began the series of six sales of his personal library, as "La Bibliothèque de feu Édouard Rahir, ancien libraire", as Rahir had mandated, "for he had no respect for the retired bookseller who tends to forget that he has ever been in trade" (Arthur Rau, "Édouard Rahir 1862-1924" in The Book Collector, Summer 1967, pp.169-177). ¶ Fine, well-presented set. La bibliothèque de feu Édouard Rahir : Première partie : Livres anciens du XVe au XIXe siècle : riches reliures anciennes, la plupart de provenances royales, personnages et amateurs célèbres : Quelques livres illustrés du XVIIIe siècle dans leur reliure ancienne en maroquin (catalogue for an auction conducted by Étienne Ader, Henri Baudoin & F. Lair-Dubreuil, with the expertise of Francisque Lefrançois, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 7 May 1930);(28 cm), (4) ix (1), 64 (2) pp., portrait-frontispiece, [59] leaves of plates (some double-page). Lots numbered 1-250. - Contains a memoir of Rahir by Louis Barthou (1862-1934), a member of the French Academy, who had known the collector for more than forty years. The 250 lots realised 12,735,000 francs (£101,880); the highest price of the sale (440,000 francs; £3666) was paid by E.P. Goldschmidt for the Guyot de Villeneuve-Lebeuf de Montgermont Sammelband of works by Dürer (lot 82). Other high prices were 410,000 francs (£3280), paid for a copy of Watteau's Oeuvres comprising 622 plates (not counting titles and prefaces); and 365,000 francs (£2920), paid for a copy of Voltaire's La Pucelle d'Orléans (1774) containing the twenty drawings executed by Gravelot for the 1762 edition (lot 245). ¶ Priced in ink. List of Prices realised loosely inserted (extracted from an unidentified publication).La bibliothèque de feu Édouard Rahir : Deuxième partie : Livres anciens illustrés des XVe et XVIe siècles : Livres d'heures : Riches reliures anciennes et modernes (catalogue for an auction conducted by Étienne Ader, Henri Baudoin & F. Lair-Dubreuil, with the expertise of Francisque Lefrançois, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 6-8 May 1931);(28.5 cm), (4) 183 (1) pp., [66] leaves of plates (some double-page). Lots numbered 251-705. ¶ Unmarked copy.La bibliothèque de feu Édouard Rahir : Troisième partie : Livres illustrés du XVIIIe siècle : Riches reliures anciennes (catalogue for an auction conducted by Étienne Ader, Henri Baudoin & F. Lair-Dubreuil, with the expertise of Francisque Lefrançois, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 7-9 May 1935);(28.5 cm), vi, 60 (2) pp., colour frontispiece, [32] leaves of plates (some in colour, some double-page). Lots numbered 706-947. ¶ Unmarked copy.La bibliothèque de feu Édouard Rahir : Quatrième partie : Livres armoriés des XVIe, XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles : Riches reliures anciennes (catalogue for an auction conducted by Étienne Ader, Henri Baudoin & F. Lair-Dubreuil, with the expertise of Francisque Lefrançois, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 5-7 May 1936);(28.5 cm), (4) 60 (2) pp., colour frontispiece, [20] leaves of plates (some in colour). Lots numbered 948-1204. - Contains an index of provenance for the previous catalogues. ¶ Unmarked copy.La bibliothèque de feu Édouard Rahir : Cinquième partie : Livres anciens des XVe, XVIe et XVIIe siècles : Belles reliures anciennes (catalogue for an auction conducted by Étienne Ader, Henri Baudoin & F. Lair-Dubreuil, with the expertise of Francisque Lefrançois, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 19-21 May 1937);(28.5 cm), (4) 155 (3) pp., colour frontispiece, [9] leaves of plates (one in colour), text illustrations (some red & black). Lots numbered 1205-1611. ¶ Unmarked copy.La bibliothèque de feu Édouard Rahir : Sixième et dernière partie : Livres anciens et modernes : Riches reliures anciennes et modernes (catalogue for an auction conducted by Étienne Ader, Henri Baudoin & F. Lair-Dubreuil, with the expertise of Francisque Lefrançois, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 4-6 May 1938);(28.5 cm), (4) 113 (3) pp., colour frontispiece, [27] leaves of plates (some in colour, some folding), text illustrations. Lots numbered 1612-2091. ¶ Unmarked copy.

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        A Remedy for Disappearing Game Fishes...Foreword by French Strother

      New York: Huntington Press, 1930. First Edition, #420 of 990 copies, this copy unumbered. Woodcuts by Harry Cimino. 41, [3]pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Cloth spine and marbled boards. In slipcase. Cimino, Harry. First Edition, #420 of 990 copies, this copy unumbered. Woodcuts by Harry Cimino. 41, [3]pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Inscribed by publisher William Seward stating it is the first book of the press on October 6th, 1930 and Hoover "and to Charles Pont with the kindest regards of Herbert Hoover." below, on ffep. Bruns H 249

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        L' Arbre des voyageurs.

      Paris: Editions de la Montagne, 1930.(). 165 x 251 mm. One of 65 copies on Arches from the total deluxe edition of 121. Signed in ink by the artist and author on the colophon. Original wrappers in glassine. Pages partially uncut. With 4 original lithographs: Mourlot nos. 2-5. Presented in a cloth chemise and quarter-morocco slipcase. Cramer, 1; Rauch, 163.

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        Le Surréalisme au service de la révolution.

      Paris: José Corti, Les Cahiers Libres, 1930-33.(). Directeur: André Breton. Nos. 1 to 5 (lacking 6th issue and the cover to the first issue). Wrappers. Text by Breton, Eluard, Duchamp (La Mariée mise à nu par ses célibataires mêmes), Char, Crevel, Aragon etc. Illustrations after May Ray, Taguy, Dali, Miró, Giacometti, Duchamp. D-B, VI, No. 819.

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        Block Prints: Block Printing Class, University of California at Los Angeles.

      Los Angeles, Calif.: University of California, Los Angeles, 1930.(). Portfolio of 25 block prints by the students of Barbara Morgan (later the celebrated photographer). No. 24 of an edition of 500, printed on special paper from Japan by Webcraft Printers, Los Angeles. Contributors and editors: Gertrude Zipser, Mary Feinstein, Ruth Richards, Sue McCulloh, Edythe King, Ann Robison, Alice Fairbanks, Dorothea Thorme, Adella Burner, Jane Giguette, Gayl Hayes, Lucille Picco, Lola Lewis, Faure Rilliet, Dorothy Feldman, and Beatrice White. Original wrappers. 38 x 28 cm. Almost fine with very faint foxing here and there, with a rare faint wrinkle.

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        A ROVING COMMISSION - MY EARLY LIFE

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930. First American Edition. 8vo., xii, 377pp.; VG/G; spine red and white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, moderate bumping and shelfwear, including rips to lower edges, head and tail of spine, corners; price cut; interior clean; includes 28 illustrations; text block has smudges to lower fore corner, speckling to top; shelved case 6. Dupont.

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        Novye poety Frantsii v perevodakh Iv. Tkhorzhevskogo [Recent French poets in translation by Iv. Tkhorzhevskii]

      Paris: Knizhn. Delo, 1930. Large octavo (24 × 18.5 cm). Original blue decorative wrappers by Boris Grosser; 193, [2] pp. Signed and inscribed by the author to a fellow translator on the front flyleaf (Sablina). Wrappers lightly worn, edges rubbed; some fading and loss of spine strip at ends; internally very good. A monumental collection of French poetry in Russian translation, featuring the work of over seventy French poets of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, prepared and with a preface by Ivan I. Tkhorzhevskii, Russian emigre poet and translator. Among the many poets included are Verlaine, Rimbaud, Maeterlinck, Claudel, Gide, Proust, Apollinaire, Jean Cocteau, Paul Valery, and Valery Larbaud. Tkhorzhevsky's translations were far from universally appreciated. The poet Vladislav Khodasevich was reputed to have quipped about his translation of the Rubaiyat: "I had a terrible nightmare. I dreamed that I was a Person poet and that Tkhorzhevsky was translating me" (Karlinsky 315). And Vladimir Nabokov, in a letter to Gleb Struve, ridiculed Tchorzhevsky's translation of Rimbaud's "The Drunken Boat" for his unwarranted additions (such as a captain of the Russian intelligentsia). Wrappers designed by Boris N. Grosser (1889-1982), a French Jewish artist of Russian birth who illustrated numerous books published by Russian emigres with his distinctive woodcut designs. After studying with Bilibin, Grosser continued his training in Munich and Paris. After 1918, he lived in Odessa and in 1920 he emigrated, settling in Paris after 1921. He collaborated with numerous publishing houses in Paris, Berlin, and Holland, illustrating the works of Ivan Bunin, Vladimir Nabokov and many others. Grosser remains an understudied part of Russian book design and illustration abroad. One of 500 copies printed. Not in Savine; not at the Russian State or National Library.

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        The Whole Works of Homer; Prince of Poetts, in His Iliads, and Odysses (5 Volumes)

      Oxford, UK: Shakespeare Head Press(1930). 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Five volumes, Number 335 of 450 copies printed, bound in half red morocco over tan buckram, unopened and uncut edges, wood engravings by John Farleigh. Slight, barely visible cracking to 2 spine coverings, and puckering to endpapers of Volume V, not affecting integrity of hinges, light soil to boards, contents of all volumes are clean and sound. A very attractive set.. Book Condition: Very Good. Binding: Hard Cover

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        The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism. Translated by Talcott Parsons. With a foreword by R. H. Tawney.

      London: George Allen & Unwin, 1930 - Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in gilt, with the dust jacket. Very slight rubbing to spine ends and corners, dust jacket spine darkened, with some chipping to spine ends; a clean, bright copy in a very good jacket, rarely seen. Ownership inscription "Stewart" to front free endpaper in ballpoint. First edition of the first English translation of Weber's great work, which originally appeared in German across two issues of the Archiv für Sozialwissenschaften und Sozialpolitik (November 1904 and June 1905). He managed to substantially revise the text for its first publication in book form shortly before his death in 1920; it appeared under the title Die protestantische Ethik und der Geist des Kapitalismus and was intended as the first volume in a series collecting Weber's writings on the sociology of religion, though his death meant the project was never completed. "The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism is Max Weber's most famous as well as most controversial book. In it he traced the influence of religious ideas upon the conduct of men and challenged the Marxist thesis that man's consciousness is determined by his social class Instead of completing his investigation of Protestantism, Weber began a comparative analysis of urban communities and of political organization as well as a study of the relation between religion and society. These wide ranging studies had the common purpose of defining and explaining the distinguishing characteristic of Western civilization. The Protestant Ethic was destined to serve as an introduction to this major theme of Weber's lifework, a specification of the interrelation of religious ideas and economic behaviour as the focus for further research. Weber's particular thesis – that Puritan ideas had influenced the development of capitalism – became the subject of a voluminous literature" (Bendix, Max Weber, an intellectual portrait, p. 71f). IESS (1904-1905). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        As I Lay Dying

      New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing, first issue with the "I" dropped on page 11. Near Fine, with faint toning to spine cloth, front end sheet with faint spotting and erased former owner name. Lacking the dust jacket.

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        Inventaire du fonds français : Graveurs du seizième siècle : Tome premier : [Jacques Androuet Du Cerceau - Thomas De Leu] § Tome second : Levert - Woeriot [Anonymes; Supplément; Tables]. Inventaire du fonds français : Graveurs du XVIIe siècle : Tome premier : Alix (Jean) - Boudeau (Jean) § Tome II : Boulanger (Jean) - Chauveau (François) § Tome III : Chauvel - Duvivier § Tome IV : Ecman - Giffart § Tome cinquième : Gilibert - Jousse § Tome sixième : Labbe - La Ruelle § Tome septième : Lasne (J.) - Leclerc (P.) § Tome 8 : Sébastien Leclerc, I § Tome 9 : Sébastien Leclerc, II § Tome 10 : Leclercq - Lenfant § Tome 11: Antoine Lepautre, Jacques Lepautre et Jean Lepautre (première partie) § Tome 12 : Jean Lepautre (deuxième partie) § Tome 17 : Claude Mellan. Inventaire du fonds français : Graveurs du dix-huitième siècle : Tome premier [Jean Adam - Maurice Baquoy] § Tome II : Baquoy (Pierre) - Bizac § Tome III : Bizemont-Prunelé (Comte de) - Cars (Laurent) § Tome quatrième : Cathelin - Cochin Père (Charles-Nicolas) § Tome cinquième : Cochin Fils (Charles-Nicolas) - H. Dambrun § Tome sixième : Damontot - Denon § Tome septième : Deny (Mlle Jeanne) - Du Duy-Delage § Tome huitième : Duflos (Claude) - Ferée § Tome neuvième : Ferrand (François) - Gaucher (C.E.) § Tome dixième : Gaugain - Gravelot § Tome onzième : Greuze - Jahandier § Tome douzième : Janinet - Launay § Tome treizième : Laurent - Le Grand § Tome quatorzième : Legras (Les) - Lequien

      Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, [1930]-1999. Twenty-nine volumes (28-29 cm), uniformly bound in collector's quarter-morocco (23 volumes), or as issued in publisher's bindings (6 volumes). - Indispensable catalogue of the holdings of French prints at the Bibliothèque nationale de France. A near-complete set of these three series, lacking two recent volumes, both still in print: Graveurs du XVIIe siècle, 13: Pierre Lepautre, issued in 2008 (in print, €115; ISBN 9782717723953; http://editions.bnf.fr/) and Graveurs du dix-huitième siècle, 15: Georges Louis Le Rouge: les jardins anglo-chinois, published in 2004 (in print, €60; ISBN 9782717723083; http://editions.bnf.fr/). Five volumes are in facsimile reprints published 1967-1968; all other volumes are original editions. ¶ In superb state of preservation. Inventaire du fonds français : Graveurs du seizième siècle : Tome premier [Jacques Androuet Du Cerceau - Thomas De Leu];(28 cm), 546 (2) pp. Collector's morocco-backed cloth boards. - Facsimile reprint of the 1932 edition.Inventaire du fonds français : Graveurs du seizième siècle : Tome second : Levert - Woeriot [Anonymes; Supplément; Tables];(28 cm), viii, 470 (2) pp. Collector's morocco-backed cloth boards. - Facsimile reprint of the 1938 edition.Inventaire du fonds français : Graveurs du XVIIe siècle : Tome premier : Alix (Jean) - Boudeau (Jean);(28 cm), (4), viii, 17-556 (2) pp. Collector's morocco-backed cloth boards. - Facsimile reprint of the 1939 edition.Inventaire du fonds français : Graveurs du XVIIe siècle : Tome II : Boulanger (Jean) - Chauveau (François);(28 cm), (4), ii, 560 pp. Collector's morocco-backed cloth boards. - First edition, limited to 500 copies.Inventaire du fonds français : Graveurs du XVIIe siècle : Tome III : Chauvel - Duvivier;(28 cm), (6) 528 pp. Collector's morocco-backed cloth boards. - First edition, limited to 500 copies.Inventaire du fonds français : Graveurs du XVIIe siècle : Tome IV : Ecman - Giffart;(28 cm), (4) 600 pp. Collector's morocco-backed cloth boards. - First edition.Inventaire du fonds français : Graveurs du XVIIe siècle : Tome cinquième : Gilibert - Jousse;(28 cm), viii, 617 (3) pp. Collector's morocco-backed cloth boards. - First edition, limited to 500 copies.Inventaire du fonds français : Graveurs du XVIIe siècle : Tome sixième : Labbe - La Ruelle;(28 cm), (4) 570 (2) pp. Collector's morocco-backed cloth boards. - First edition, limited to 500 copies.Inventaire du fonds français : Graveurs du XVIIe siècle : Tome septième : Lasne (J.) - Leclerc (P.);(28 cm), 472 (2) pp. Collector's morocco-backed cloth boards. - First edition, limited to 500 copies.Inventaire du fonds français : Graveurs du XVIIe siècle : Tome 8 : Sébastien Leclerc, I;(29 cm), 341 (3) pp., illustrations. Publisher's printed cloth (no dust jacket issued). - Original edition.Inventaire du fonds français. Graveurs du XVIIe siècle : Tome 9 : Sébastien Leclerc, II;(29 cm), 289 (3) pp., illustrations. Publisher's printed cloth (no dust jacket issued). - Original edition.Inventaire du Fonds français. Graveurs du XVIIe siècle : Tome 10 : [Leclercq - Lenfant];(28 cm), 185 (3), pp., illustrations. Publisher's printed cloth (no dust jacket issued). - Original edition.Inventaire du fonds français. Graveurs du XVIIe siècle, 11 : Antoine Lepautre, Jacques Lepautre et Jean Lepautre (première partie);(29 cm), 369 pp., illustrations. Publisher's cloth binding, dust pictorial dust jacket. - Original edition.Inventaire du fonds français. Graveurs du XVIIe siècle, 12: Jean Lepautre (deuxième partie);(29 cm), 335 pp., illustrations. Publisher's cloth binding, dust pictorial dust jacket. - Original edition.Inventaire du fonds français. Graveurs du XVIIe siècle, 17 [Claude Mellan];(29 cm), 220 pp., illustrations. Publisher's cloth binding, dust pictorial dust jacket. - Original edition. Cf. Maxime Préaud, "Les Mellan des cabinets des estampes de Bruxelles, d'Amsterdam et de quelques autres collections : supplément à l'Inventaire du fonds français : graveurs du XVIIe siècle, t. 17" in Nouvelles de l'estampe, volume 127 (1993), pp.21-27.Inventaire du fonds français : Graveurs du dix-huitième siècle : Tome premier [Jean Adam - Maurice Baquoy];(28 cm), 504 pp. Collector's morocco-backed cloth boards. - Facsimile reprint of the 1930 edition.Inventaire du fonds français : Graveurs du dix-huitième siècle : Tome II : Baquoy (Pierre) - Bizac;(28 cm), 502 (2) pp. Collector's morocco-backed cloth boards. - Facsimile reprint of the 1933 edition.Inventaire du fonds français : Graveurs du dix-huitième siècle : Tome III : Bizemont-Prunelé (Comte de) - Cars (Laurent);(28 cm), 517 (3) pp. Collector's morocco-backed cloth boards. - Facsimile reprint of the 1934 edition.Inventaire du fonds français : Graveurs du dix-huitième siècle : Tome quatrième : Cathelin - Cochin Père (Charles-Nicolas);(28 cm), 661 (1) pp. Collector's morocco-backed cloth boards. - Original edition.Inventaire du fonds français : Graveurs du dix-huitième siècle : Tome cinquième : Cochin Fils (Charles-Nicolas) - H. Dambrun;(28 cm), 546 (2) pp. Collector's morocco-backed cloth boards. - First edition, limited to 500 copies.Inventaire du fonds français : Graveurs du dix-huitième siècle : Tome sixième : Damontot - Denon;(28 cm), 612 (2) pp. Collector's morocco-backed cloth boards. - First edition, limited to 500 copies.Inventaire du fonds français : Graveurs du dix-huitième siècle : Tome septième : Deny (Mlle Jeanne) - Du Duy-Delage;(28 cm), 491 (3) pp. Collector's morocco-backed cloth boards. - First edition, limited to 500 copies.Inventaire du fonds français : Graveurs du dix-huitième siècle : Tome huitième : Duflos (Claude) - Ferée;(28 cm), (4) 508 (2) pp. Collector's morocco-backed cloth boards. - First edition, limited to 500 copies.Inventaire du fonds français : Graveurs du dix-huitième siècle : Tome neuvième : Ferrand (François) - Gaucher (C.E.);(28 cm), (4) 562 (2) pp. Collector's morocco-backed cloth boards. - Original edition.Inventaire du fonds français : Graveurs du dix-huitième siècle : Tome dixième : Gaugain - Gravelot;(28 cm), viii, 650 (2) pp. Collector's morocco-backed cloth boards. - Original edition.Inventaire du fonds français : Graveurs du dix-huitième siècle : Tome onzième Greuze - Jahandier;(28 cm), (4) 635 (1) pp. Collector's morocco-backed cloth boards. - Original edition.Inventaire du fonds français : Graveurs du dix-huitième siècle : Tome douzième : Janinet - Launay;(28 cm), (4) 633 (3) pp. Collector's morocco-backed cloth boards. - Original edition.Inventaire du fonds français : Graveurs du dix-huitième siècle : Tome treizième Laurent - Le Grand;(28 cm), 665 (3) pp. Collector's morocco-backed cloth boards. - Original edition.Inventaire du fonds français : Graveurs du dix-huitième siècle : Tome quatorzième : Legras (Les) - Lequien;(28 cm), 485 (3) pp. Collector's morocco-backed cloth boards. - Original edition.

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        THE SAVOY COCKTAIL BOOK [SIGNED]

      London: Constable & Company, Ltd, 1930. First Edition, First Printing. First Issue. Craddock's The Savoy Cocktail Book, a collection of 750 cocktails, was first published in 1930, and is still in print today. He is sometimes credited with creating a number of classic cocktails, including the famous Corpse Reviver #2 and White Lady. This copy is signed by Harry Craddock with inscription "Here's How". First issue with number on title page and errata slip tipped in at page 25; winner of the First International Cocktail Competition, Madrid. Hardcover with illustrated boards, 287 pages 8vo., 287pp.; VG; Quarter cloth, with Art Deco illustrated boards and interior, spine black with faded gilt lettering; chipping to head and tail of spine, bumping to corners; some rubbing to edges of boards; interior slightly age-toned but clean; SIGNED by Harry Craddock on recto of dedication page, with inscription 'Here's How'; first issue with number on title page and errata slip tipped in at page 25; winner of the First International Cocktail Competition, Madrid; BC consignment; shelved case 6. Dupont.

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        Serenade. Gedichten. (Luxe-exemplaar).

      Maastricht/ Brussel, The Halcyon Press, 1930. Ingenaaid met omslag. In verguld linnen overslagdoos (met de titel op de rug en een vignet van John Buckland Wright op het voorplat). (4), 40 p. Gezet uit de Romanée van Van Krimpen en gedrukt in een oplage van 310 genummerde exemplaren. 1e druk. Omslag aan bovenrand wat verkleurd. Gaaf exemplaar.l Eén van de 10 Romeins genummerde luxe-exemplaren, gedrukt op Japans papier. Dit is nummer VI. De Halcyon Pers 3. Van Dijk 230.

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        A Roving Commission

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1930 - This is a the U.S. first edition, first printing of Churchill's extremely popular autobiography, covering the years from his birth in 1874 to his first few years in Parliament. This is a very good copy in the scarce first printing dust jacket. Published in England as My Early Life, this is one of the few Churchill first editions for which the U.S. edition bears a different title than the British. Interestingly, A Roving Commission was the title proposed by Churchill himself and favored by his American publisher. One can hardly ask for more adventurous content. These were momentous and formative years for Churchill, including his time as a war correspondent and cavalry officer in theatres as varied as Cuba, northwest India, and sub-Saharan and southern Africa. This time contained a wide range of experiences in Churchill’s life. Not only was he developing as an author, publishing his first books, and making his first lecture tour of North America, but this was also the time of his capture and daring escape during the Boer War, which made him a celebrity and helped launch his political career. Churchill would take his seat in Parliament only weeks after the end of Queen Victoria's reign. A Roving Commission remains one of the most popular and widely read of all Churchill's books. And for good reason, as the work certainly ranks among the most charming and accessible of his many books. An original 1930 review likened it to a "beaker of Champagne." That effervescent charm endures; a more recent writer called it "a racy, humorous, self-deprecating classic of autobiography." To be sure, Churchill takes some liberties with facts and perhaps unduly lightens or over-simplifies certain events, but this is eminently forgivable and in keeping with the wit, pace, and engaging style that characterizes the book. The book sold very well at the time and has seen a great many editions since, many of them collectible in their own right, but of course a premium attaches to first editions, both British and U.S. Jacketed copies of the U.S. first edition are scarce. Even decent unjacketed copies are unusual. The red-orange cloth binding proved highly susceptible to fading and soiling and the fragile dust jacket proved highly vulnerable to wear and severe fading of the orange color, particularly on the jacket spine. This first printing copy (confirmed by the Scribner’s "A" on the copyright page) features a square and tight binding with sharp corners, bright gilt, only light wear to extremities and, most notably, a bright, unfaded spine with only trivial sunning to the spine ends corresponding to minor dust jacket losses. The contents are clean with no spotting and no previous ownership marks. Some residue and scarring on the front pastedown indicates removal of a bookplate and there is a two-inch cosmetic split to the paper at the inner front hinge that affects neither the mull beneath nor overall binding integrity. The first printing dust jacket has a neatly price-clipped front flap, loss to the spine ends to a maximum depth of .375 inch, and a 1.5 x .5 triangular loss at the upper front face. The spine ends and upper front face loss are reinforced on the jacket verso. As with most surviving jacketed copies, the spine is significantly faded, though the title, author, and publisher print remains clear. The dust jacket is protected beneath a removable, archival quality clear cover. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A91.2.a, Woods/ICS A37(b.1), Langworth p. 134. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LE GRANDI FIRME Quindicinale di novelle dei massimi scrittori

      n.d. ITALIANO 0,1 Brossura editoriale illustrata con evidenti segni del tempo quali: dissolvenza accentuata ai bordi, pieghe e piccoli strappetti. Interno integro, pagine brunite, discreto lo stato generale di conservazione. Anno VIII volume n. 149 del 1 Settembre 1930. USATO

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        LE CENTO NOVELLE ANTICHE O LIBRO DI NOVELLE E DI BEL PARLAR GENTILE DETTO ANCHE NOVELLINO

      UTET, TORINO 1930 - COLLEZIONE DI CLASSICI ITALIANI CON NOTE ITALIANO Rilegatura editoriale in tutta tela, ingiallita, con fioritura, usura ai bordi e traccia di umidità, pagine brunite attorno ai testi da fattore tempo, con lievissima fioritura, tavole in nero fuori testo e legatura leggermente lenta

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        Photograph album showing aircraft, students, and facilities at the Curtis-Wright Technical Institute at the Grand Central Air Terminal in Glendale, California

      Glendale, California, 1930. Album. Very good. This 12" x 8" album contains over 115 original photographs (most 4.5" x 2.75") and real photo postcards. All of the images are glued to the pages. About 100 of the photos show training, racing, experimental, military, and commercial aircraft; the remainder show students and school facilities. The contents are in nice shape; the album cover has some wear. The Curtis-Wright Institute, established in 1929, was one of the first professional aviation schools in the United States, and Glendale's Grand Central Air Terminal was the first, best, and most important airport in the American west, and the aircraft images are testament to the California's burgeoning aircraft industry. Almost any of the aircraft photographs in this album would be considered a highlight. Some are: Military (a flight-line of Boeing P-23 Pursuit airplanes, Fokker YB-8 Bomber, Douglas 0-38F Observation, what appears to be a Boeing YB-9 Bomber, Curtis P-3 Hawk, Curtis P-5 Superhawk Pursuit, Douglas XA2 Attack, Northrup A-17 attack, Sheldon Crusader Streamline Cabin Plane, etc.), Racing and Experimental (Folkerts Special Speed King SK-3, Miles Atwood Racer Special, Brown B-2 "Miss LA" Racer, Gee Bee Sportsers, Rider R-1 Racer, Gilmore Record Breaker Keith-Rider R-3, Rider R-4 Firecracker, Hansom Baby-Bullet, Wedell Williams Red Lion Racer, etc.), Commercial (Focke-Wulf Stosser Air Transport, Douglas DC 1-3s, Vultee V-1 Airliner, Boeing Model 40 Mail Plane, Douglas DF Flying Boat, Douglas Dolphin Flying Boats, etc.), Kellet K-3 Autogyro NC12691 (the same autogyro used in the movie, It Happened One Night),Amelia Earhart's famous Lockheed Model 10 Electra R16020 (there is no "N" in the aircraft number so this photograph must have been taken before she seriously considered flying it outside of the United States.), and more. A series of images showing an American Airlines Curtiss T032C Condor being destroyed in a runway fire-explosion on 27 September 1937. There several images of students at their drafting tables, one of an Asian-American using a slide-rule. There are two 8" x 10" class photos of students in front of the institute. Some of the online images are slightly blurred because the album would not sit flush on the scanner bed.

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        POEMS.

      - Chosen by Walter De La Mare. Pp. xliv+108(last colophon), printed in red & black, one pictorial headpiece, decorative pressmark on title page; qr. natural Hermitage calf, the spine lettered in gilt within a gilt ruled panel which extends onto the boards, Cockerell marbled papered boards in shades of grey & beige, corners a trifle rubbed, spine faintly darkened; top edges uncut; Gregynog Press Bindery stamp at foot of lower pastedown; The Gregynog Press, Newtown, Montgomeryshire, 1930. One of 275 numbered copies thus bound (of a total edition of 300). Harrop 15. *The pressmark on the title page is Harrop's device No. 12 [See Harrop,\i The Gregynog Press , p. 253]. The headpiece to Walter De La Mare's long introduction to this volume is a wood engraved portrait of Rossetti by Robert Ashwin Maynard (1888-1966). Maynard worked for the Davies sisters at the Gregynog Press throughout the 1920s. In the 1930s, together with Walter Horace Bray, he ran the Raven Press at Harrow Weald. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'intervento (1915) - Ricordi e pensieri

      Arnoldo Mondadori Editore S. p. A. - Milano, 1930. ITALIANO 0,82 Volume degli anni '30 in buono stato, coperta illustrata in tessuto, illustrazione di Cisari, caratteri ed elementi grafici dorati in bassorilievo su piatto anteriore e dorso, bordo e punte leggermente consumati, tracce di sporco, fioritura sparsa, alcune ammaccature, tagli e margini delle pagine poco bruniti, piega alla pagina 17-18. All'interno del volume due tavole, fuori formato e ben piegate, con riproduzione di lettera dell'epoca. Fa parte della Collezione Italiana di diari, memorie studi e documenti per servire alla storia della guerra del mondo, diretta da Angelo Gatti. USATO

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