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        Confessions of Zeno

      NY: Knopf, 1930. 1st ed., 1930. Translated by Beryl De Zoete. A remarkable copy: The book is tight, fine with the top red edge bright and unsoiled in a bright, fine DJ with a tiny (1/16") hole in the front spinal gutter; no chips or tears. Rare.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

      [Bookseller: Thomas Dorn ABAA]
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      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1930 - A lovely copy of Svevo's best work, a novel that is widely regarded as the "great modern Italian novel." Book Fine with a touch of mottling to the cloth on the rear board, otherwise clean, fresh and unread. In a Very Good + price-clipped dust jacket with small chips at the spine ends and one corner, otherwise in a quite attractive state. Self-published in 1923, the novel was largely ignored until championed by James Joyce, who had known Svevo and his writing for over 15 years. In fact, Svevo is credited as the inspiration for Joyce's immortal "Leopold Bloom" character in "Ulysses." A charming, riotous work of psychological realism in which Svevo's neurotic character writes his memoirs on the advice of his shrink. Fine in Very Good +. dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        May Belfort. Exposition.

      - Ca 1930. (880 x 675 cm). Affiche en couleurs. Défauts, usures dans les marges. May Belfort, de son vrai nom May Egan, chanteuse irlandaise, amie de May Milton, arriva à Paris via le Music Hall de Londres et se produisit au Café-concert des Décadents. Toulouse-Lautrec eut une vraie fascination pour elle, la représenta dans plusieurs de ses lithographies et peintures le plus souvent sur scène, comme sur cette affiche qui la montre chantant un succès "Daddy wouldn't buy me a bow-wow", portant des habits de petite fille, un petit chat noir dans les bras. De santé fragile, elle se retira de la scène après une brève apparition au Petit Casino, pour laquelle elle avait commandé cette affiche. // Poster in colors. (880 x 675 cm). Defects, margins used. May Belfort, her real name is May Egan, Irish singer, friend of May Milton, came toParis via the London music halls and performed at the Décadents Café-concert. Toulouse-Lautrec became truly fascinated with her, depicting her in several of his lithographs and paintings, usually performing her act, as she is shown on this poster, singing a favorite song, "Daddy wouldn't buy me a bow-wow", dressed like a little girl, a black kitten in her arms. Due to ill health, she retired from the stage after a brief appearance at the Petit Casino, for which she had commissioned this poster.

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        Autograph quotation signed. In Arabic.

      Paris, 14. VII. 1930. - Folio. 1 page. On uncut wove paper, bearing the Schoellers-Parole blind embossed seal, margins uncut. The original autograph contribution of Sidi Ahmed Pasha to the Committee of the World League for Peace (Ligue Mondiale pour la Paix), a remarkable organization formed in 1925 with close ties to the League of Nations. The Committee itself was composed of such notaries as Queen Elizabeth of Belgium, King Carol II of Romania, John D Rockefeller, Marie Curie, and Albert Einstein, who personally gathered the present manuscripts over the course of seven years (1925-32). Among the public figures who contributed to the project were dignitaries from the newly-created League of Nations' member states. "Praise be to God! Be friends and love one another, for you are all brothers who worship God. Peace is the best policy and God leads the righteous to that which is in the best interest of nations and peoples [Signed] Sidi Ahmed Pasha". Sidi Ahmed Pasha, better know as Ahmed II Bey, ruled Tunisia from 1929 until his death in 1942 as a member of the Husseinite dynasty. Pax Mundi. Livre d'or de la paix. Enquete universelle de la Ligue mondiale pour la paix sous le haut patronage de son comite d'honneur avec l'approbation de la Societe des nations, du Bureau international du travail et de la Cour permanente de justice internationale. Geneve, Societe paxunis, 1932. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        No.3. Farningham. [Farmer plowing with 2 horses].

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

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Photograph Album]: 110 Photos of a Midwestern Farm Family

      1930 - Oblong 12mo. (100)pp. String bound with flexible cloth boards with half the interior pages empty or unused. Very good with general rubbing to the edges and some fraying at the corners. A photo album of 110 black and white images, most approximately 4" x 3" with some larger and smaller, of a Midwestern farming family with several photos labeled in ink at the margins. The album includes numerous shots of the farmer, his wife and children, and other relations posing for the camera, at a wedding, playing croquet, and horsing around with children. A nearly equal number of the photographs show livestock, hay bales, farm hands working in the fields, potato harvesting, horse-drawn wagons, period automobiles, and three images of what looks to be Yosemite National Park, including one of Old Faithful during an eruption. An evocative portrait of family life in the Dust Bowl during the Depression. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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      - (BAUM,L.FRANK). THE YELLOW KNIGHT OF OZ by Ruth Plumly Thompson. Chic: Reilly & Lee (1930), 4to, bright red cloth, pictorial paste- on, tiny bit of wear at head of spine else FINE IN DUSTWRAPPER (dw 1st state with both flaps listing this title last, lightly frayed, chipped at spine ends and price clipped). First ed. 1st state with plates coated both sides and spine imprint in bold face (Hanff - Greene XXIV) illustrated by J.R. NEILL with 12 plates plus many full page black and whites. A beautiful copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        Kiki's Memoirs

      Edward Titus at the Sign of the Black Manikin Press, Paris,, 1930. Translated from the French by Samuel Putnam. Quarto. Original cream wrappers, titles to front wrapper in black and red, monochrome reproduction of a painting of Kiki by Kisling pasted to upper wrapper. With the wraparound band, original glassine and card mailing case. With full page reproductions of 20 paintings by Kiki and portraits by Man Ray, Foujita, Kisling et al. A fine copy in the somewhat torn tissue and partially defective card slipcase. First Edition. One of 1000 copies printed. Hemingway's introduction was also issued separately in an edition of just 25 copies. Kiki was a working girl who became something of a muse to certain members of the Parisian expatriate community in the Twenties and who rather ineptly took up art herself.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Wilson-Western Sporting Goods Company, New York, Chicago, San Francisco 1930 - 2 volumes. 8vo. The wrappers are illustrated with Rogers Hornsby in batting stance on the front cover. There are some marginal tears and general wear and soiling, especially to the Made -To -Measure catalogue; else in very good condition. These two companion catalogues illustrate off-the-rack and tailor-made uniforms in a variety of price ranges. They contain original wool flannel samples, a drawing of the complete uniform, full description and price. The READY-TO-WEAR catalogue is sixteen pages (plus covers), fully illustrated and contains thirty-two uniform samples in a variety of colors and pinstripes. The MADE-TO-MEASURE catalogue is thirteen pages (plus covers), contains illustrations and sixty uniform samples in a variety of colors and pinstripes. Additionally, there are endorsements for mitts (with photo portraits) by Bill Terry and Ray Schalk. We have been unable to locate any other copies of these or other Wilson swatch book catalogues in OCLC or any other database. The library of The Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York had heard that such catalogues were produced, but had never seen one. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd., ABAA]
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        Fish Shows - Apsaroke

      Boston: Suffolk Engraving Company, 1930. A breath-taking image from "The North American Indian", the grandest illustrated work ever produced in the United States, the most important illustrated work on Native Americans, and the single greatest book in Western Americana. Only the double-elephant folio edition of Audubon's "Birds of America" surpasses Curtis in its massive ambition and beauty of execution. "...Because of the singular combination of qualities with which he has been blessed, and because of his extraordinary success in making and using his opportunities... (Curtis) has been able to do what no other man has ever done; what, as far as we can see, no other man could do. He is an artist who works out of doors and not in a closet. He is a close observer, whose qualities of mind and body fit him to make his observations out in the field, surrounded by the wild life he commemorates. He has lived on intimate terms with many different tribes of the mountains and the plains. He knows them as they hunt, as they travel, as they go about their various avocations on the march and in camp. He knows their medicine men and their sorcerers, their chiefs and warriors, their young men and maidens. He has not only seen their vigorous outward existence, but has caught glimpses, such as few white men ever catch, into that strange spiritual and mental life of theirs; from whose inner most recesses all white men are forever barred...." (Theodore Roosevelt, Foreword to Volume 1) Born around 1848, Fish Shows or 'Buusish' was a gallant Apsaroke warrior, who first fought under the renowned chief Red Bear against the Sioux. According to Curtis, in "stature and in vigor the Apsaroke, or Crows, excelled all other tribes of the Rocky Mountain region, and were surpassed by none in bravery and in devotion to the supernatural forces that gave them strength against their enemies." (Volume IV) Originally planters from the upper Midwest, they inhabited the Plains and Prairies region of the United States, where they became hunters and skilled horsemen. Edward Curtis was fascinated by the story of the Native Americans from childhood. His in-depth knowledge of the various tribes increased in parallel with his skill as a photographer during his participation in a number of scientific expeditions in the 1890s. In 1896, Curtis began to take photographs of the Native American tribes (by 1930 he had taken over 40,000 negatives of eighty tribes) and evolve his hugely ambitious plan for a comprehensive work which would illustrate his romantic vision of Native American life before the disastrous impact of European contact. With the enthusiastic support of President Theodore Roosevelt (who wrote the foreword to the present work) and the financial backing of J. Pierpont Morgan (Curtis was introduced to him by Roosevelt), the publishing project finally got under way in 1906. Pierpont Morgan died in 1913 just before the completion of the ninth volume, but his son agreed to continue underwriting the project; between them, they eventually contributed about a third of the $1,500,000 cost. What had originally been projected to take five or six years eventually stretched to twenty-three, finally reaching a conclusion in 1930 but leaving Curtis a broken and bankrupt man. Nonetheless, his grand design was completed, and his work remains as his monument. Cf. Naef & Goldschmidt The Truthful Lens 40; cf. Howes C-965. Photogravure after Edward Curtis, printed by the Suffolk Engraving Company, Japon paper. Very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        Peter Ibbetson Lyric Drama in Three Acts. From the Novel by George du Maurier

      J Fischer & Bro. New York 1930 - Limited Deluxe Edition Inscribed by Deems Taylor and George Fischer, With an ALS by Taylor Laid In TAYLOR, Deems, [composer]. DU MAURIER, George. Peter Ibbetson. Lyric Drama in Three Acts. From the Novel by George du Maurier. J Fischer & Bro.: New York, 1930. Deluxe limited edition, one of 12 presentation copies out of a total of 110 copies, this being letter "K". Inscribed by Deems Taylor to the publisher George Fischer. "For George Fischer/- and what on earth/would I do without him?/ Deems Taylor." In turn, this copy was then inscribed by the publisher George Fischer to his son Eugene Henry. "This copy of Peter Ibbetson/I present to my son/Eugene Henry/who assisted materially/in the completion of this/vocal score/January 8th 1937 G Fischer." Quarto (11 3/8 x 7 13/16 inches; 287 x 197 mm). x, 329, [1, blank] pp. With an additional colored title-page. Also laid in is a autographed signed letter by Deems Taylor to George Fischer discussing his progress on Peter Ibbetson and the casting of the show. "I went in to town Friday/ night and had a talk with/ Patti about P.I. The three/ principals are all set, and will/ be officially announced in a/ couple of weeks. Johnson, Tibbett,/ and Bori!" Letter is four page on two leaves of Taylor's letterhead. Also, laid in is a list both typed and hand-written of who each of the 12 deluve lettered copies are to go to. Original Quarter teal morocco over marbled boards. Spine lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Marbled endpapers. Extremities of the spine a bit chipped. 2 3/4 inch crack at the bottom of the outer hinge. Spine hinges have had restoration. Boards with some staining. Overall a very good copy. "Taylor, Deems (22 Dec. 1885-3 July 1966), composer and music critic.Taylor's desire to compose an opera was realized in 1925, with a commission from the Metropolitan Opera. With Edna St. Vincent Millay as librettist, he composed The King's Henchman (1927).A second Metropolitan commission followed, and in 1931 Peter Ibbetson premiered. Based on the George du Maurier novel (1891) and the Constance Collier play (1917), the opera received sixteen performances from 1931 to 1935. Enormously popular with the public, both operas were denounced by many critics as too derivative." (American National Biography). HBS 65122. $1,250 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heritage Book Shop, ABAA]
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        Parties: Scenes from Contemporary New York Life

      Alfred A. Knopf, NY, 1930. Fine with No dust jacket as issued. Stated First Edition. First Printing. Hard Cover Stated first limited edition, first printing. "Of the first edition of PARTIES, two hundred fifty copies (of which two hundred forty are for sale) have been printed on CROXLEY HAND MADE PAPER. Each copy is signed by the author. This is number 16". Publisher's full yellow vellum over flexible boards, silver lettering and decoration on spine, silver medallion on cover, top edge silver, fore-edge deckle. Signed by the author on the limitation page. In original slipcase. Carl Van Vechten (1880-1964) was an American writer and artistic photographer who was a patron of the Harlem Renaissance and the literary executor of Gertrude Stein. Van Vechten was interested in black writers and artists, and knew and promoted many of the major figures of the Harlem Renaissance, including Langston Hughes, Ethel Waters, Richard Wright, and Wallace Thurman. Van Vechten's controversial novel "Nigger Heaven" was published in 1926. His essay "Negro Blues Singers" was published in Vanity Fair in 1926. Quite scarce in this limited edition. The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The slipcase is moderately shelf-worn. FINE. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Signed by Author

      [Bookseller: Round Table Books, LLC]
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        Imaginary Letters

      Paris: Black Sun Press, 1930 - First edition, No. 5 of 50 COPIES printed on Japan Vellum and SIGNED BY POUND. 56 pp. Original cream wrappers. Near fine, clean copy in the original glassine (which is itself slightly discolored). Without slipcase. Bookplate of Julia Wightman. Gallup A32; Minkoff A38 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Hammersmith Murders

      Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.. 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. 294pp. Black cloth stamped in red on the cover and the spine. Signed and inscribed by Frome on the front free endpaper in the year of publication. Slant to spine, mild fading to cloth and toning to text block, lower corner tips bruised. A very good copy in bright fine price-clipped dustjacket. The first mystery featuring Evan Pinkerton. A Haycraft-Queen cornerstone. ; Octavo; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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      libreria dello stato Roma 1930 - 2 voll. ril. in tela con dorso e angoli in pelle., cm 30x22,5, pp 379 di t. +3 tavv.f.t. + C tavv. in b/n sciolte racc. nel vol.delle tavv. Ottimo stato.

      [Bookseller: EDITORIALE UMBRA SAS]
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        ON BEING ILL

      Hogarth Press 1930 - First edition, first issue. Preliminary state, one of only of 25 copies in which the original printed limitation reads "125 copies", this is ruled through and 250 copies is printed above. Inscribed 'Out of series' by Leonard Woolf, and signed by Virginia Woolf. A fine copy in a very good dustwrapper, which has minor wear to the corners and spine ends with a small scratch to the spine. An attractive copy. Original quarter vellum over turquoise cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper. "Leonard Woolf stated that this limited edition was heavily oversubscribed, and that probably after printing the free copies, it was decided to double the number of copies printed." (Kirkpatrick) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        On Being Ill

      London: Hogarth Press 1930 - The Hogarth Press, London., 1930. First edition. Octavo. 35 pages. Hand-set by the author. Hand-printed by the author and Leonard Woolf. Decoration by Vanessa Bell. Marbled endpapers. Parchment-backed cloth. Number 49 of 250 copies signed by the author. Fine in a fine dust jacket, housed in a custom-made quarter-leather folding case. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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      New York: Rimington & Hooper 1930 - First edition, first printing. One of 550 copies printed. SIGNED BY VIRGINIA WOOLF on the reverse of the half title. Original paper-covered boards with red cloth spine lettered in gilt. Card slipcase. No dustwrapper issued. A stunning fine copy. Scarce thus (Kirkpatrick A15). Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LUCIUS BOOKS (ABA, ILAB, PBFA)]
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        On Being Ill

      Leonard and Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, [London] 1930 - Pp. 34. Blue cloth, vellum spine, gilt spine title, marbled endpapers. With original printed limitation of 125 numbered copies stroked through and 250 copies printed above, "Out of series" handwritten in purple ink by Leonard Woolf, type-set and signed in purple ink by Virginia Woolf, top edge trimmed, others deckled. Covers soiled, spinestrip darkened, tiny 2 mm stain at fore-edge of 3 leaves, else interior clean and crisp. Lacks the dust jacket, else very good copy of the preliminary state. Size: 12 Mo [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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      The Westgate Press, San Francisco 1930 - First edition, limited to 500 numbered copies signed by Woolf on the limitation page. Printed at the Gradhorn Press. Variant binding of green patterned paper-covered boards with green leather gilt-stamped spine. Original card slipcase. Slipcase with one corner touched; spine toned but gilt intact; otherwise, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        Collection, complète en 48 volumes, des oeuvres de Balzac.

      FLAMMARION 1930 - RO20040440: Titre et caissons dorés sur le dos en cuir marron marbré, à 4 nerfs. Tranche d'en-tête dorée. Filets dorés sur les nerfs. Papier des plats de couverture marbré. Plats de couverture conservés. Certains volumes ont le dos trés légèrement frotté sur les nerfs ou bien en coiffes. Le Femme de Trente ans. La Femme Abandonnée (316 pages). Séraphita. Jésus-Christ en Flandre - Melmoth Réconcilié - L'élixir de longue vie (282 pages). Le Cousin Pons (334 pages). Splendeurs et Misères des Courtisanes (TOME 1: 331 pages, Esther heureuse, A combien l'amour revient aux vieillards. TOME 2 : 294 pages, Où mènent les mauvais chemins, La dernière incarnation de Vautrin). Mémoires de deux jeunes mariées (278 pages). Le Curé de Tours - Pierrette (288 pages). Ursule Mirouët (302 pages). Les petits bourgeois (247 pages). Théâtre (TOME I :340 pages, Vautrin. Les ressources de Quinola, Pamela Giraud.TOME 2 : 281 pages. La Marâtre - Le Faiseur). Sur Catherine de Médicis (332 pages). Grandeur et Décadence de César Birotteau (315 pages). Le Curé de village (298 pages). La peau de chagrin (278 pages). L'enfant Maudit (286 pages). Louis Lambert - Les Proscrits - Adieu - Le Réquisitionnaire - El Verdugo (265 pages). Les Employés - Un prince de la Bohème - Gaudissart II - Pierre Grassou (317 pages). Le chef-d'oeuvre inconnu - Les Marana - Un drame au bord de la mer - L'Auberge Rouge - Maître Cornélius (272 pages). La cousine Bette (440 pages). Petites misères de la vie conjugale (247 pages). Contes drolatiques (TOME 1 de 281 pages et le TOME 2 de 282 pages Colligez ez Abbayes de Tourayne et mis en lumière par Le Sieur Balzac). L'Illustre Gaudissart - La muse du département (246 pages). Physiologie du mariage (361 pages). Le contrat de mariage - La granadière - Gobsek (280 pages). Le lys dans la vallée (319 pages). Eugénie Grandet (285 pages). La Maison du chat-qui-pelote - Le bal des Sceaux - La Vendetta - La Bourse - La fausse maîtresse (322 pages). Les paysans (354 pages). La Maison [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Soldiers' Pay [Dennis Wheatley's copy]

      Chatto & Windus, London 1930 - First Impression (no further printings noted), one of only 2000 copies of the author's first title published in the United Kingdom, with preface by Richard Hughes (who wrote "A High Wind in Jamaica" and, incidentally, helped launch Faulkner in England). 8vo: xii,326,[6, including four pages of publisher's advertisements]pp. Publisher's coarsely woven aquamarine cloth, spine lettered in gilt, top edge stained aquamarine, bottom edge uncut; cream-colored dust dust jacket printed in red and black, priced 7s/6d. Dennis Wheatley's copy, with his bookplate on front paste down. Top edge spotted, others lightly browned, otherwise about Fine, square and tight, in better than Near Fine jacket, the spine dust-soiled and a bit darkened, edges lightly rubbed and nicked. Petersen A2.14. In 1925, Faulkner moved to New Orleans where he joined a literary circle centered on Sherwood Anderson and was introduced to the modernist innovations of T. S. Eliot and James Joyce. His interest in experimental writing was piqued, and he began a novel, his first, Soldier's Pay, portraying the tragic homecoming of a wounded war hero. Though set in Georgia, it was, nonetheless, a kind of rehearsal for the later Mississippi novels, full of despair and "mythic motifs of impotence and futile love." (The Literary Encyclopedia) Wheatley's stylish thrillers and occult novels made him one of the world's best-selling writers from the 1930s through the 1960s. His Gregory Sallust series was a key inspirations for Ian Fleming's James Bond stories. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd]
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      - (SEUSS,DR.)illus. FOILED BY ESSOLUBE: A JIG-SAW MELODRAMA by DR. SEUSS. This is a marvelous large 150 piece full color jig-saw puzzle, circa 1930's COMPLETE IN ITS ORIGINAL PICTORIAL ENVELOPE! (envelope creased and frayed) Pictured in the puzzle are three people in a car who are successfully fighting off the Zero-doccus, the Karbo-nockus, the Moto- munchus, the Oilio-gobelus and the Moto-raspus with the caption reading "Foiled by Essolube." The envelope is illustrated in black line and on the back, the cast of characters is explained. The main character on the front of the envelope is a precurser of the Cat In The Hat. Measuring 17" wide by 11 1/2" high, this is a fantastic and very rare Seuss item. See Dr. Seuss From Then To Now p.22 for color photo.

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        Contes de Boccace. 3 volumes.

      Paris, A la Librairie Paul Cotinaud 1930 - Ornés de 45 eaux-fortes originales en couleurs et de 100 dessins en noir de André Collot. Tirage à 331 exemplaires, celui-ci un des 300 sur vélin de Rives n°88. Paris, à la Librairie Paul Cotinaud - 1930. Reliure demi-chagrin bleu à coins de l'époque. Dos à 4 nerfs avec pièces de titre et de tomaison chagrin rouge. Date en pied. Tête dorée sur témoins, non rogné. Couvertures et dos conservés. Petits frottements aux dos sans gravité. Pas de rousseur. Bon état. Format in-4°(25x20). Edition illustrée [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      New York: Covici-Friede, 1930.. Two volumes. Large quarto. Full brown pigskin, stamped in blind, t.e.g., fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Plates and vignettes. Neatly rebacked, with much of the original backstrips (rather darkened and worn) laid down, internally fine and with the boards in excellent state. First edition of this new translation into modern English by William Van Wyck, printed parallel with the Middle English text. Illustrated with twenty-five full- page woodcuts of the pilgrims in two colors, and over fifty head and tail pieces by Rockwell Kent. From a total edition of 999 sets signed by the artist, this is one of seventy-five deluxe sets printed on Crane's Old Book paper at the Stratford Press, specially bound, and accompanied by a separate set of five panoramic sheets of Kent's full-plate woodcuts of the pilgrims, each signed by him in the lower right margin. The separate suite is folded in a chemise, and with the two volumes, inserted in a three- compartment cloth slipcase. One of the monumental works of Kent's peak decade as an American book illustrator, published in the same year as his classic edition of MOBY DICK. Scarce with the separate suite of plates intact. STANLEY (GROLIER) 39.

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        Salomon Gessner. Sein Lebensbild mit beschreibenden Verzeichnissen seiner literarischen und künstlerischen Werke.

      - Zürich, Schweizer Bibliophilen Gesellschaft 1930. 32 : 23 cm. VIII, 322 S., 1 Bl. Mit Frontispiz (zehnfarb. Photolithogr.), 16 Bildtafeln, zahlr. mont. Abb., Vignetten, 1 Brieffaks. u. 1 Stammtafel. Handgebundener hellbrauner Ganzmaroquinband (sign.: A.Martin-Couvet) mit ornament. Goldbordüre, Stehkantenvergoldung u. Kopfgoldschnitt. Exemplar LXVI der Original-Ausgabe, für die Schweizer Bibliophilen-Gesellschaft als deren Jahresgabe für 1929 in 300 numerierten Exemplaren gedruckt, die nicht in den Handel gelangten. Die 2. Hälfte des Werkes beinhaltet die massgebliche Bibliographie der Zürcher Originalausgaben, Beiträge zu anderen Werken, Nachdrucke und der Dichtungen Gessners in den Fremdsprachen sowie das Werkverzeichnis der Gemälde und Radierungen. - Breitrandiges Exemplar in einem schönen Handeinband.

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        Les aventures du roi Pausole

      Aux Dépens d'un Amateur, S.l. 1930 - 489 pp., In-4 en feuilles sous emboîtage toilé bleu avec pièce de titre. Illustré de 74 pointes-sèches originales hors-texte en noir de VERTES. Tirage strictement limité à 99 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin à la forme des papeteries d'Arches filigrané "PAUSOLE & VERTES" contenant la suite des cuivres avec remarques et une suite des 15 planches refusées, le notre porte le n° 12 imprimé spécialement pour Monsieur René Janet. Très bon exemplaire. In-4° [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Dix Legendes en Marge du Livre

      Chez les Freres Creuzevault, Editeurs d'Art, Paris 1930 - An hors commerce, unnumbered copy from a limited edition of 50 copies on Japon Imperial. 120pp., loose in original printed wrapper. This copy inscribed to the friend of the author, Louis Gondard. Only slightest edgewear, otherwise good, clean copy. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sanctuary Books, A.B.A.A.]
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        Plakat - Moskowskij gosudarstwennyj kamernyj teatr. Premera. «Patetitscheskaja Sonata» Moskauer Staats Kammertheater. Premiere. «Pathetische Sonate» Nikolaj Kulisch). Postanowka (Inszenierung): Aleksandera Tairowa. Reschissura: (Regie) A. Tairowa, Musik. Tschast: (Musik) A. Metner, Soreschisser: (Co-Regie) C. Margolin, Laborant: (Assistent) M. Gerscht, Montirowka: I. Nikolaew, Swet: (Licht) G. Samojlow. Udastvujut (Künstler): Alissa Koonen.

      Moskau, Mosoblit , ca.1930 - 82 x 62 cm, Kleine Fehlstellen am Rand und in der Mitte (kleiner Buchstabenverlust), etwas falzspurig - gutes Exemplar., Tadell. Text russ. Übersetzt aus dem Ukrainischen von P. Zenkevitsch. Mit der Musik von Beethoven.- Mykola Hurowytsch Kulisch (1892-1937) ukrainischer Schriftsteller. Er gilt als einer der wichtigsten ukrainischen Dramaturgen seines Landes im 20. Jahrhundert. Kulisch wurde Mitglied und später Vorsitzender der neuen Organisation WAPLITE (Freie Akademie proletarischer Literatur) die sich für eine eigenständige, aus der Provinzialität gehobenene ukrainischen Literatur unabhängig von Moskau einsetzte. 1928 musste Waplite aufgelöst werden. Kulisch wurde 1934 aus der KP ausgechlossen, deportiert und 1937 erschossen.- Alexander Jakowlewitsch Tairow (1885-1950) sowjetischer Regisseur und Theatertheoretiker. Er begründete das Moskauer Kammertheater. Als Schüler Stanislawskis und Beobachter Meyerholds forderte Tairow in Konsequenz seiner Erfahrungen und Überlegungen ein von ihm so genanntes ?synthetisches Theater? als Antwort auf den Naturalismus (These) und die Stilbühne (Antithese) seinerzeit. Tairow definierte sein Theater der Synthese als ?neorealistisch? Er hatte nach anfänglichen Schwierigkeiten großen Erfolg sowohl im In- als auch im Ausland. Tarow war mit der Schauspielerin Alissa Koonen, die in diesem Stück verheiratet. 5000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Wirtschafte sparsam . nimm ERA Margarine". [Hochformat].

      -,, [Wien, 1930 - OLithographie - Plakat. [Wien, -, um 1930]. ca. 125 x 95 cm. STRAPLA CENTRA-ERA 3-2 BG. (Vgl. ÖNB Inv. 16311215). - Fachmännisch restauriert. Deutsch

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        Proving Nothing

      New York: Harper and Brothers. 1930. First. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Author's own copy, with his Riverside Drive, New York address stamped on the front fly. "Short sketches humorous and philosophical." Very uncommon in jacket. .

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        Plakat - Schynige-Platte-Bahn. Lithographie.

      Bern, Hubacher AG, ca. 1930 - 100 x 63 cm, Zustand A (min. angeschmutzt) 1000 gr.

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        Plakat - Kampf der Krise - Wählt Sozialdemokratisch. Lithographie.

      ca.1930. 130 x 90, Ohne Rahmen! Preis in CHF: 1320. Alfred Marxer (1876-1945) , zürcher Maler und Grafiker. Ausbildung in München und Paris.

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        Centra Terpentin-Kernseife . sorgt allezeit für Reinlichkeit". [Hochformat].

      -,, [Wien, 1930 - Orig. Offset-Druck - Plakat. [Wien, -, um 1930]. ca. 125 x 95 cm. STRAPLA CENTRA-TERP S.4-2 BG. Die ÖNB gibt für das Plakat Lithographie als Druck an (Inv. 16311216). - Fachmännisch restauriert. Deutsch

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        Konstanz, Bodensee. Farbiges Plakat.

      Ca. 1930. - 83 x 58,8 cm Offsetdruck: Herm. Sonntag & Co., München. - Unten ganz leicht knittrig. Schönes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Mertens & Pomplun GbR]
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      HOEPLI - Pietro Toesca professore di storia dell'arte medioevale nell'università di Roma MONUMENTI E STUDI PER LA STORIA DELLA MINIATURA ITALIANA La Collezione di Ulrico Hoepli Ulrico Hoepli editore libraio della real casa Milano 1930 Edizione numerata di 300 esemplari Esemplare N. 48 legatura ed. in tela con cop. applicata titoli e fregi in nero e rosso al piatto e al dorso pag. 159 + 6 tavole a colori, 147 eliotipie , 79 incisioni 28.5 x 39 cm Stato di Conservazione: OTTIMO! mancanze al dorso, come da foto

      [Bookseller: Supergulp di Rem Srl]
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      Heron Press Inc., New York 1930 - " One thousand one hundred numbered copies of 'Blood' have been printed in Granjon; 1 to100 on Charing Handmade Paper bound in cloth; 101 ti 1100 on Godleian Rag Laid, bound in specially designed paper. The first hundred copies have been signed by author and illustrator." This is the first book I have seen with 2 limitation pages. The first one says 750 copies and is un-numbered and unsigned, a possible mistake. This is on the verso of the page before the half title page. The limitation showing 1100 copies which is signed and numbered is on the verso of the half title page. Very confusing This is #31. Fine condition in quarter cloth black binding and vellum boards with illustrated paper label attached.Book is clean and unopened.The former owner Montgomery Evans II attached a "very cool" but strange bookplate to the front paste down. There are 7 lines of very neat script in pencil on verso of back cover. slight wear to front spine corner. A very rare and wonderful collectible. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Oshtemo Book Sellers]
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        A TREATISE ON MONEY. Volume one; The pure theory of money.---Volume two; The applied theory of money

      Macmillan and co. Limited. London.,1930. FIRST EDITION. Two Volumes. 8vo. (8.9 x 5.8 inches). A clean, bright set, finely bound in recent full black morocco leather bindings. Spines with raised bands, the compartments ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt. Single gilt ruled borders on boards. Top edges gilt. Overall a fine presentation of this important work.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        The Stock Market Crash and After, February 1930 Red HB

      MACMILLAN CO FEB. 1930, NY - Bright gold gilt on spine, good binding, clean body and unmarked text. General shelf wear, small 1/2" tear in top spine edge, bottom spine edge has very small split, tanned spine, and small spot on cover. DATE PUBLISHED: FEB. 1930 EDITION: 286 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        D. Sunko. Mit einer Einleitung von / with preface by Josef v. Vancas.

      Genf / Geneva, Verlag "Meister der Baukunst" Aktien - Ges. / Publishers "Masters of Architecture" Ltd., 1930. - Mit 1 Titelporträt u. Abb. auf 39 Tafelseiten, XXVIII (1) S., 1 Bl., 39 S., 8°, Schwarzes blau- u. silbergeprägt. Oln. Erste Ausgabe. - DNB. - Text deutsch und englisch. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Markus Schlereth]
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      Faber & Gwyer Ltd, London 1930 - FIRST PUBLISHED EDITION of Auden's first book, SIGNED BY AUDEN on title page; one of only1000 copies printed. Poems, accepted for publication by T.S. Eliot at Faber & Faber in 1930, established Auden's reputation at the young age of twenty-three. Included in Auden's landmark volume is the dramatic sketch "Paid on Both Sides: A Charade" dedicated to Cecil-Day Lewis as well as thirty shorter poems drawing on a breadth of material including the Icelandic sagas, Old English poetry, the works of Marx and Freud, and public-school life. Many of the poems first appeared two years earlier in a pamphlet (also entitled Poems) privately printed in a small number of copies (estimated to be about 30) that were handset by his friend Stephen Spender at the end of Auden's third year at Oxford. This copy also with a neat presentation inscription (dated 1932) from Auden's friend Richard "Dick" Crossman on the half-title and with a rare original Faber and Faber ad slip for Poems laid in. London: Faber & Faber, 1930. Small quarto, original stiff wrappers. Wrappers with a little edgewear; rear wrapper with a few indentations and a little rubbing. Rare signed.

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Monografia. Las obras de Jose Guadalupe Posada, grabador mexicano. Con introduccion de Diego Rivera.

      Mexican Folkways, Mexico, 1930 - 208 páginas, Pequenos desgares en los bordes de la espalada.

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        Ancient Operative Masonry by S. R. Parchment, a Treatise on Ancient Operative Masonry and the Mysteries of Antiquity. the Philosophy Contained Herein is Non-Sectarian Since it is an Aspect of the Ancient Wisdom Religion. a Labor of Love in the Cause of U

      San Francisco : Calif. : San Francisco Center, Rosicrucian Fellowship 1930 - Description: 209 p. : ill. , 20 cm. Subjects: Freemasonry --Symbolism --Rosicrucians --Occultism. A fine copy in the original gilt-blocked and decorated cloth. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Uncommon in such positive condition. 1 Kg. 209 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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