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

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

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        MY EARLY LIFE. A Roving Commission

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

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        Superb Signed Photograph of Babe Ruth

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

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        AVALON BAY, SANTA CATALINA ISLAND, CALIFORNIA

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

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        LES ARTS INDIGENES DE LA NOUVELLE GUINEE.

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

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

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

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        Whoroscope

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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        Monograph of the Birds of Prey

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

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        A Theory of Electrons and Protons.

      Harrison & Sons for the Royal Society, London 1930 - First edition in original printed wrappers of Dirac’s prediction of anti-matter – although he did not accept it as such until a year later (see below) – and the advent of the dynamical view of the vacuum which was fundamental to the later development of quantum field theory. In 1928, Dirac published his discovery of the ‘Dirac equation’, his relativistic wave equation for the electron, which "ranks among the highest achievements of twentieth-century science" (Pais, p. 290). However, "it was clear to Dirac and several of his colleagues that the relativistic electron theory of 1928 led to strange consequences. The problem, sometimes referred to as the "± difficulty," had its basis in the Dirac equation, which formally included solutions with negative energy. Contrary to the situation in classical physics, these could not be dismissed as nonphysical but had to be taken seriously – that is, somehow to be related to some objects of nature. In November 1929 Dirac believed he had found the solution to the problem. "There is a simple way of avoiding the difficulty of electrons having negative kinetic energy," he wrote to Bohr, and continued: "[I]f the electron is started off with a +ve energy, there will be a finite probability of its suddenly changing into a state of negative energy and emitting the surplus energy in the form of high-frequency radiation [I]f all states of –ve energy are occupied and also a few of +ve energy, those electrons with +ve energy will be unable to make transitions to states of –ve energy and will therefore have to behave quite properly It seems reasonable to assume that not all states of negative energy are occupied, but that there are a few vacancies of ‘holes.’ [O]ne can easily see that such a hole would move in an electromagnetic field as though it had a +ve charge. These holes I believe to be protons." "Dirac’s proton-as-electron theory, published in 1930 [the present paper], assumed a world of negative energy states occupied by an infinite number of electrons governed by Pauli’s exclusion principle. Only the few unoccupied states, the "holes," would appear as observable physical entities. But why would they appear as protons, two thousand times as heavy as electrons? There are two reasons for Dirac’s choice: For one thing, if protons and electrons were the only elementary particles – as almost all physicists believed at the time – there seemed to be no other possibility; for another thing, the hypothesis would be the realization of the age-old and, to Dirac, highly attractive "dream of philosophers." "Attractive or not, the hypothesis was universally met with skepticism and immediately ran into serious problems. For example, if the proton were the electron’s antiparticle (a name not yet introduced), [the electron and the proton] would supposedly annihilate and calculations showed that the mean lifetime of matter would, in that case, be absurdly low, about 10-9 seconds. This argument alone was not sufficient to convince Dirac, but in the spring of 1931 he realized (as others had done) that the hole would have to have the same mass as the electron. In the new version, as it appeared in a remarkable paper in the Proceedings of the Royal Society [‘Quantised singularities in the electromagnetic field,’ Vol. 133, pp. 60-72], the antielectron was introduced for the first time as "a new kind of particle, unknown to experimental physics, having the same mass and opposite charge to an electron" in 1931 the antielectron was a purely hypothetical particle, and most physicists declined to take Dirac’s theory seriously. It was only later that it became recognized as "perhaps the biggest jump of all big jumps in physics of our century," as Heisenberg generously called it in 1973. "The status of the antielectron changed during 1932-33. At the California Institute of Technology, Carl Anderson, a former student of Millikan, noted in cloud chamber photographs from the cosmic radiation some tracks that he thought [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Théâtre de la pantomime futuriste

      M. |& J. de Brunoff 1930 - - M. & J. de Brunoff, Paris s.d. (circa 1930), 22x27,5cm, agrafé. - Edition originale. Biographies des futuristes les plus illustres, riche iconographie. Bel exemplaire malgré d'infimes piqûres sur le premier plat. Très rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        [Set of 6 Bouquets]

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

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        Lily Pond.

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

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

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

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

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

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        Lámpara de los Príncipes / Traducción española de Maximiliano Alarcón

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

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

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

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        Africa's Last Empire:

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

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        A HAIR DIVIDES

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

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        25 Jahre Dr. Selle Presse, 1905-1930

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

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        Moby Dick or The Whale

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

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        THE CASE OF THE MARSDEN RUBIES

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

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

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

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        The Annalist: A Journal of Finance, Commerce and Economics, 1930 (entire year of 52 issues bound into 4 volumes)

      The New York Times Company, 1930, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust JacketSize: Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. Ex-Library. Small number written in pencil in upper-right corner of first page of each issue. Sunning to spine. Library binding - call number marked on lower spine. Light foxing to edges of text-block. Light tanning to edges of text-block. Top edge gilt. Black & white illustrations. Library bookplate on front pastedown. Date stamp on first page of each issue. Perforated stamp on first page of each issue. Boards bumped and worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Boards lightly scratched and soiled. Vol. 35: Jan-Mar; Vol. 35: Apr-June; Vol. 36, No. I: July-Sept; Vol. 36, No. II: Oct-Dec Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 145865.

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        Army War College. A. W. C. Lectures. Theater of Operations. (binding title)

      Fort Humphreys: n.d. (late 1930s) - quarto, 2 volumes; later imitation black leather stamped for ?Brig. Gen. Smith?; a group of 23 lectures delivered at The Army War College, Fort Humphreys, District of Columbia during 1936-1937, 1937-1938, and 1939-1940 sessions, most are from the War Plans Courses but also some from the Command and G4 courses, mimeographed, some only a few pages, others 25-30 pages with maps, each limited to 135 or 150 copies, five of them marked as ?Restricted?, there is no order and the course numbers are scattered, apparently assembled for General Smith?s private use, very good+, Photos available upon request.

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        Ölgemälde: 3-mastiges Segelschiff unter vollen Segeln in stark bewegter See unter gewittrigem Himmel.

      . Bildmaß: 50 x 69 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Öl auf Leinwand, alt gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 65 x 83 cm ). Links unten mit *H.W.Sörensen* signiert, undatiert ( ca. um 1930 ) Gezeigt wird ein 3-mastiges Segelschiff in stark bewegter See und dräuendem Himmel. Das Bild verso mit kleiner in alter Zeit fachmännisch ausgeführter Reparaturstelle, auf dem Bild selbst als etwas dunklere Wolke erscheinend, der Rahmen gering bestoßen. ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

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        Sailboat in Rough Seas

      ca. 1960s. Lyle Galloway (1930-1984). Pen and ink on board. 11 x 14 inches. Signed in ink.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Illustrirte Zeitung Leipzig. 174.Band Januar bis Juni 1930 IN DER ORIGINALEN V E R L A G S - E I N B A N D D E C K E

      Leipzig J.J.Weber Verlag, 1930.. . Vollständige Ausgabe im Original-Verlagseinband (dunkelgrüner Kalliko-Festeinband im Großformat 28 x 38 cm) mit illustriertem Rücken- sowie Deckeltitel ebenfalls in Goldprägung sowie Ganzsprenkelschnitt, die farbig illustrierten Einbände der einzelnen Hefte jeweils vollständig mit eingebunden, vorab Gesamt-Inhaltsverzeichnis des 1.Halbjahres mit den Abschnitten Allgemeines / Erzählungen usw. / Geographisches / Künstler / Porträte, Biographien. Insgesamt 899 Seiten, mit unzähligen Fotoabbildungen und - teilweise ganz- und doppelseitigen / farbigen - Zeichnungen auf Kunstdruckpapier, Schrift: Fraktur. - "Nachrichten über alle wesentlichen Zeitereignisse, Zustände und Persönlichkeiten der Gegenwart, öffentliches und gesellschaftliches Leben, Wissenschaft und Kunst" (Untertitel) - Erstausgabe, EA, erste Auflage in sehr guter Erhaltung

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        Illustrirte Zeitung Leipzig. 175.Band Juli bis Dezember 1930 IN DER ORIGINALEN V E R L A G S - E I N B A N D D E C K E

      Leipzig J.J.Weber Verlag, 1930.. . Vollständige Ausgabe im Original-Verlagseinband (dunkelgrüner Kalliko-Festeinband im Großformat 28 x 38 cm) mit illustriertem Rücken- sowie Deckeltitel ebenfalls in Goldprägung sowie Ganzsprenkelschnitt, die farbig illustrierten Einbände der einzelnen Hefte jeweils vollständig mit eingebunden, vorab Gesamt-Inhaltsverzeichnis des 2.Halbjahres mit den Abschnitten Allgemeines / Erzählungen usw. / Geographisches / Künstler / Porträte, Biographien. Nr.4451-4476, mit insgesamt 900 Seiten, mit unzähligen Fotoabbildungen und - teilweise ganz- und doppelseitigen / farbigen - Zeichnungen auf Kunstdruckpapier, Schrift: Fraktur. - "Nachrichten über alle wesentlichen Zeitereignisse, Zustände und Persönlichkeiten der Gegenwart, öffentliches und gesellschaftliches Leben, Wissenschaft und Kunst" (Untertitel) - Erstausgabe, EA, erste Auflage in sehr guter Erhaltung

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        Grosspietsch, Curt. - Friedhof in Loschwitz.

      . Aquarell, um 1930. Von Curt Grosspietsch. 50,8 x 35,0 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Verso in Bleistift bezeichnet. Dort rechts unten Nachlass-Stempel. - Verso Reste einer ehemaligen Montierung. Guter Gesamtzustand. Curt Grosspietsch (1893 Leipzig ? 1980 Dresden). Auch Kurt Großpietsch. Deutscher Maler und Illustrator. 1909-14 Studium bei Richard Müller an der Dresdner Kunstakademie, zusammen mit George Grosz und Otto Dix. Orientierte sich an Alfred Kubin und dessen Symbolismus. Stellte in seinen Bildern oft das überspitzt Groteske, Alptraumhafte und Überzogene dar..

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        Kim.

      Gonin & Cie 1930 2 vol. Un frontispice, 15 hors - texte, 15 en - tete, 15 vignettes - lettrines, 12 culs - de - lampe, en or et argent ainsi qu en couleurs, dessines par F. - L. Schmied, graves sur bois. Un des 120 exemplaires (sur 160 en tout) sur papier du Japon, signes par l artiste. Francois - Louis Schmied, ne a Geneve, le 8 novembre 1873 et mort a Tahanaout, au Maroc, en janvier 1941, est un peintre, graveur sur bois, imprimeur, editeur, illustrateur, et relieur. Francois - Louis SCHMIED est un des grands illustrateurs de la periode Art Deco. Illustrations de Francois - Louis SCHMIED.

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        Intimate Journals

      London: The Blackamore Press,, 1930. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to front board and spine gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Housed in a blue paper slipcase. Black and white frontispiece from a self-portrait lithograph by Baudelaire. Spine lightly faded, a couple of small faint marks to front board, free endpapers a little tanned. An excellent copy. Limited edition, number 125 of 400 copies. Presentation copy inscribed by Christopher Isherwood to Cyril Connolly on the front free endpaper, "Cyril Connolly, from Christopher Isherwood". Writer and literary critic Connolly founded the literary journal Horizon in 1940, and wrote extensively on Baudelaire in The Condemned Playground (1946), Previous Convictions (1963) and The Golden Horizon (1953), to name but three.

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        FINE FURNITURE

      New York: Random House, 1930. First Edition. Wraps. Near Fine with a slightly darkened spine. Stiff blue wraps with a paper label on the spine. Originally issued with five other titles by Sherwood Anderson and others, housed in a slipcase and limited to 875 copies. This copy is separate and is SIGNED by the author and dated "Hollywood, Calif. 1940" on the half title page. Scarce thus.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Decorations and designs of silken masterpieces, ancient and modern: original specimens in colours belonging to the Textile Historical Museum of Lyon

      New York: French & European Pub.. Very Good; 12 x 16 four-tie Portfolio in Very Good condition. Complete. . Minor edgewear. Foxing to spine-strip.. (1930?). Illustrated by 56 tipped-in color plates; GWO 2431. Previously published as: Le décor des soieries d'art anciennes et modernes (Paris: Nilsson, [1929?]).; 8; [10] pp. .

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        3 Original Photos: Marshal Chang Hsueh-Liang [Chang Hsiao Liang] with William Henry Donald, His Australian-Born Advisor, January 25, 1937; Chang in Military Uniform, Feburary 1, 1937; Chang with General William Durward Connor, July 8, 1930

      Topical Press; NEA 1930 - Original Photographs by Topical Press and NEA. Marshal Chang Hsueh-Liang with William Henry Donald, Size:16.6*12.2cm. Chang in Military Uniform, Size:16.7*12cm. Chang with General William Durward Connor, by NEA, Size:21.6*16.7cm. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Die Entwicklung der Lokomotive im Gebiete des Vereins deutscher Eisenbahnverwaltungen. 1. Band: 1835-1880. Bearbeitet im Auftrage des Vereins deutscher Eisenbahnverwaltungen und des deutschen Lokomotiv-Verbandes von R(ichard) von Helmholtz und W(ilhelm) Staby. 2. Band: 1880-1920. Hrsg. vom Verein Mitteleuropäischer Eisenbahnverwaltungen durch das Reichsbahnzentralamt Berlin in Zusammenarbeit mit (Erich) Metzeltin.

      München, Berlin, R. Oldenbourg, 1930-1937.. 2 Text- und 2 Tafelbände in 4 Bänden. 4°. XI, 446 S. Mit 705 Abb. im Text; (4) S. und 39 Tafeln (dv. 38 doppelblattgr.); XVI, 495 S. Mit 492 Abb. im Text; IV S., 34 gef. Tabellen und 28 gef. Tafeln. Orig.-Leinenbände mit Rücken- und Deckelvergoldung (berieben und bestossen).. Durchgehend gebräunt. Fälze teilw. geplatzt oder angeplatzt. Buchblöcke mehrmals gebrochen. Tafelband 1 mit loser Tafel 14 und 15. - Einbandrücken am Fuss mit kleinen Fehlstellen. Gelenke angeplatzt.

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        The Apple Cart: a Political Extravaganza.

      Constable 1930 - FIRST ENGLISH SEPARATE EDITION, pp.xxix, 79, foolscap 8vo, original pale green cloth, backstrip lettered in gilt, faint foxing to endpapers, untrimmed, dustjacket toned overall with some minor chipping at head of backstrip panel and a split along upper joint, very good Inscribed by George Bernard Shaw on the half-title, on Christmas Day 1930, to his friend and author of several works of politics, ‘To Charles Rowley from Bernard Shaw, 25th. Dec 1930. Still going strong, Charles, I hope. Love to Madonna’. (Laurence A195b)

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        Woman Climbing The Diving Board.

      c.'s 1930 - Gelatin silver print. 20.8cm x 15.5cm. 'James Carr' stamp and photographer's signature on reverse. Slight creasing to two lower corner's otherwise good.

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        THE WORKS OF ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE. CROWBOROUGH EDITION. 24 VOLUMES; SET

      New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc, 1930. Signed. The complete 24 volume Crowborough Edition of the works of Doyle. The edition bears the name of Doyle's home, where he wrote many of his works. The set is #31 of 760 volumes and is Signed by Doyle on the limitation page. The bindings are Near Fine in publisher's cloth over paper-covered boards. The dustjackets are mostly better than Very Good, though the jacket to Volume I has some shelfwear to the top edge of the rear panel. The dustjackets are protected with new mylar cover. Each volume has the bookplate of Francis Marion Pottenger, who founded the Pottenger Clinic in California for the treatment of tuberculosis patients. The bookplates are pictorial with an image of Dr. Pottenger, and are discreetly placed in the top outside corner of the front pastedowns.

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        Bauhausbauten Dessau.

      München: Albert Langen 1930 - Neuer PBd. (nicht originell!), 221 S., 8° mit zahlreichen sw. Bild-Tafeln im Text. Weisser Einband mit Schwarzprägung auf Vorderdecke u. Rücken. Exemplar in sehr gutem Zustand. sehr guter Zustand. Selten. Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Valentinska]
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        Castle Gay

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, 1930. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Ownership inscription to front pastedown. Binding a little mottled, endpapers spotted, contents faintly toned. A very good copy in the rubbed, creased, and dulled jacket. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Fanny Hill. Folge von 16 handkolorierten Orig.-Zeichnungen (Motivgrösse: 16x11cm).

      Ohne Ort und Verlag, ca. 1930.. Lose in Halbleinwandmappe.. Gutes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Manfred Nosbüsch]
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        Les Recits de Feu Ivan PŽtrovitch Bielkine.,

      Maestricht & Brussels: A. A. M. Stols, 1930 - 7 1/2 x 10. 94 pages + 6 etchings in black by Alexandre Alexeieff. Printed wraps with glassine jacket. Light soil & wear. Very good. in custom slipcase. One of 200 regular copies, this not numbered. (There were also 25 copies on Japan vellum, with an extra suite.) Translated from the Russian by G. Wilkomirsky. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Princesse de Babylone

      Les Editions Biblis - Paris, 1930, in-4 demi-maroquin rouge à coins bordés de filets dorés, deux nerfs carrés encadrant le titre, un nerfs en pied, date en queue, dos richement mosaïqué et doré, tête dorée, plats de couverture et dos conservés, reliure signée Lavaux. 151pp.-2ff. Tirage à 220 ex. celui-ci un des 10 exemplaires de collaborateur auquel il a été ajouté trois eaux-fortes supplémentaires dont deux signées par l'artiste. Ouvrage orné de 40 illustrations originales en couleurs et 1 frontispice, à l'eau-forte et à l'aquatinte d'Henri Le Riche. Carteret IV-406 "Belle édition recherchée". [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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