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        The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Presented by Willy Pogany

      London: George G. Harrap and Co., n.d. (c.1930)., 1930. Quarto size, 280 x 200 mm. Publisher's original burgundy reverse calf (suede) with Yapp edges, gilt and black decorative titles to upper, illustrated end papers, top edge gilt others untrimmed. With 24 tipped-in chromolithographic plates by Pogany. Text and illustrations pages decorated. Still covered by its original glassine which, although chipped with some tears, has kept the covers bright and fresh. Contained in a box replicated from the original, the illustrated cover of which has been retrieved and pasted back on. So sporadic internal foxing. A superb copy of one of the most romantic poems of all time, with delightful illustrations.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        XXe Siècle, Pablo Picasso, Chroniques du Jour

      Paris, France: Chroniques Du Jour, 1930. Ce n'est pas une édition bilingue. Texte en français uniquement, pas en anglais. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in French only, not in English. Translated from the Spanish by Francisco Amunategui. Original orange European over-wrappers, plus a glassine DJ protector. The cover portrait photograph by Man Ray. This is copy no. 113 of 550 copies in French from a total edition of 1250 copies. This edition of Pablo Picasso is the fifth work issued as part of the XXe Siècle Collection. Broché 28 x 23 cm, couverture illustrée. 11 x 9 inches. Printed 15 December 1930 by Les Soins des Impressions A.B.C. The matte paper over-wrappers are impressively clean though there is some loss of the over-wrappers along the spine. This is scarcely noticeable, however, because the underneath wrappers are undamaged. Crisp black-stamped lettering to the front wrapper. The black lettering to the spine is partly worn away. Generally unbumped spine head and tail. Text block firmly bound in. 61 numbered pages, with no missing pages. With 4 pochoir color plates (included in pagination), 48 black and white plates following text, and other smaller illustrations within text. Pochoir color plates with pristine tissue guards. The 48 B&W plates are discreetly numbered on the reverse side, upper left corner. A hint of age-toning to the pages, as is typical with this book. Else an exceptionally clean copy, inside and out. Still rather tight; almost no fanning. Gently read. A Very Good copy. Scarce in this condition. An important early work on Picasso.. First French Edition. Paperback. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Picasso, Pablo. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Limited Edition.

      [Bookseller: Marc Sena Carrel]
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        The Library of Entertaining Knowledge: 36 Vol Set - Historical Parallels 2 Vol, Criminal Trials 2 Vol, British Costume 1 Vol, Habits of Birds 1 Vol, Bird Architecture 1 Vol, Faculties of Birds 1 Vol, Insect Misc. 1 Vol, Insect Architecture 1 Vol +

      London: Charles Knight c 1930 - 36 matching hb volumes bound in 3/4 light calf with marbled boards, page edges & endpapers. Spines have 5 raised bands with gilt titles on red panel, gilt subtitles on black panels & gilt decor. All volumes are tight & bright with just minor edge wear - just 2 or 3 have title panels missing, size 4 x 6.25". **Heavy set - please apply to bookseller for P&P costs**

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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. Half Leather. 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. . Fair. 1930. First Edition.

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        Original Manuskripte / Aufzeichnungen von Wilhelm Steinkopf,

      - leichte Gebrauchsspuren, Inhalt: Im Sonnenlande Dalmatien (Geschrieben in Dresden, Jan. 1930) / Besuch bei Reinhold Braun (Dresden, Okt. / Nov. 1930) / In der Werkstatt Gottes / Christentum der Tat / Ewigkeit / Irdischer und göttlicher Beruf / Der Sinn des Lebens / Wo ist dein Bruder Abel? / Hab' Sonne im Herzen! / Auszüge v. "Stille Tage": "Funkelnd liegt der Morgentau auf Blüten und Blättern meines Gärtleins. Feierlich ragen die Berge zum lichtblauen Himmel empor, die Wiesen glänzen wie Demanten in der jungen Sonne, und der Bach singt ein Lied, das so wundersam traulich klingt, daß ich meine, die Worte dazu müsste Matthias Claudius, der Mann mit dem ewigjungen Kinderherzen, in einer seiner gesegnetsten Stunden geschrieben haben. Allmählich wacht das Leben auf rings um mich her. Hummeln mit ihren schillernden Flügeln, Falter mit der fröhlichen Harmonie ihrer Farben schwirren von Blüte zu Blüte, ihr Frühstück zu holen. Und ein Rotschwänzchen fliegt dicht zu mir her, wippt mit dem Schwanz und blinzelt mich an, als wollt' es sagen: 'Ei, Guten Morgen! Bist du auch wieder hier?' (.) "Mein Häuslein hier oben ist schlicht und klein. Es birgt nur das Nötigste, dessen der Mensch bedarf. All das, was man im lauten Leben der Stadt glaubt nicht entbehren zu können, fehlt. Aber drei Fenster hat mein Zimmerlein, nach Osten, nach Süden und nach Westen; so fängt es die Sonne zu jeder Stunde des Tages auf. Auch mein Gärtlein ist klein. Doch es blüht darin alles bunt durcheinander. Und im Herbst, wenn die Goldraute ihre Dolden entfaltet, ist es wie ein lachendes, goldenes Märchen. Und in all dieser Schlichtheit und Einfachheit fühl' ich mich so unendlich reich, und oft denk' ich, wie wenig braucht doch der Mensch, um glücklich zu sein. Es ist gut, wenn man irgendwo ein stilles Fleckchen weiß, dahin man sich zuweilen flüchten darf aus dem Lärm und der Unrast der Welt. In dem rasenden Tempo des Lebens unserer Zeit fehlt eins: die besinnliche Stunde, in der wir in uns hineinschauen und uns Rechenschaft geben von unserem Denken und Tun. Die Stunde, in der wir, losgelöst vom Jetzt, fester und inniger verbunden sind mit dem Ewigen, um daraus Kraft zu schöpfen für den kommenden Tag. Denn, je stärker der Mensch wirken will in der Zeit, umso fester muss er wurzeln in der Ewigkeit, wenn sein Wirken zum Segen werden soll für ihn und die anderen." Peter Anreiner (29 Seiten) / Meine erste Bergfahrt (11 Seiten) / Der Herr Ratschreiber / Am Mummelsee / Wendelin Gstrein / Menschen am Großglockner / Begegnung mit Carl Maria von Weber (Buch enthält an dieser Stelle die Kopie einer seltenen Zeichnung von Walter Flemming mit dem Vermerk des Künstlers "Zur Erinnerung an. Prof. Wilhelm Steinkopf von Walter Flemming Dresden August 1940" Dieser und der darauffolgende Text "Feierabend" enthalten die Original Unterschrift von Wilhelm Steinkopf / Dietlinger Märchen (Meinen Enkelkindern Michael und Monika zum Christfest 1941) / Als es Pfingsten ward (1944) / Die Ahn (1944) und Waldbruder Dominik (1944) Die mit Schreibmaschine erstellten Geschichten wurden sauber in eine stabile Kunststoffmappe eingeklemmt. Der Text wurde vom Autor mit Füllfederhalter korregiert. Die Seitenränder weisen vereinzelt winzige Einrisse auf. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 774

      [Bookseller: Bücheroase Jens Neumann]
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        Original Watercolor of New Yorker Magazine Cover for August 30, 1930

      - Original cover illustration for the August 30, 1930 issue of *New Yorker* magazine. The image is matted to 13.25" x 19" and framed to 20" x 28". The printed cover of the issue is affixed to the rear of the frame, and reveals that the original image is faded, but is otherwise about fine. A nautical scene where vacationers disport themselves at sailing, motorboating, skiing, drinking, seaplaning, and other water sports. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Pensées. Table des Matieres: Section I: Pensées sur l'Esprit et sur le Style. Section II: Misere de l'Homme sans Dieu. Section III: De la Nécessité du pari. Section IV: Des Moyens de croire. Section V: La Justice et la Raison des Effets. Section VI: Les Philosophes. Setion VII: La Morale et la Doctrine. Section VIII: Les Fondements de la Religion chrétienne. Section IX: La Perpétuite. Section X: Les Figuratifs. Section XI: Les Prophéties. Section XII: Preuves de Jésus-Christ. Section XIII: Les Miracles. Section XIV: Appendice: Fragments polémiques. - Mémorial de Pascal.

      München, Bremer Presse, 1930 - 4° (30 x 21 cm), 2 Bl., 363 S., 2 Bl., OKart. u. Rückenschild in Kart-Schuber, Rücken etwas gebräunt, minimal fleckig, innen tadell. Schuber min. angeschmutzt Druck auf Zanders-Bütten. Nr. 211 von 270 Exemplaren. Dem Text liegt die Gesamtausgabe der Werke Pascals zu Grunde, die 1925 in dritter Auflage bei Librairie Hachette, Paris, erschien. 2500 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Ring of the Niblung In Two Volumes - Book I The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie Book II Siegfried [DATED 1928] & The Twilight Of The Gods [DATED 1930]

      Heinemann, U.K, 1930. New Impression. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Jacket. Illustrator: Rackham Arthur. Book One (Dated 1928) ix, 182 pages + 34 full colour plates : Contents - Prelude: The Rhinegold : First Day Of The Trilogy : The Valkyrie. Book Two (Dated 1930) ix, 160 pages + 30 full colour plates : Contents - Second Day Of The Trilogy : Siegfried, Third Day Of The Trilogy : The Twilight Of The Gods. Books - in Very Good bright brown cloth covered boards with black lettering and illustrated end papers - Book One - light bumping to the extreme bottom of the spine and a small minor, 0.25 inch, nick to the extreme top of the spine. Book Two - minor mark to the front board and light bumping to the extreme bottom of the spine. Contents, light age browning to the page edges and usual browning to the card on which the plates are tipped, fortunately not effecting the illustrations otherwise contents are clean bright and tightly bound. An Attractive Set. Illustrator: Rackham Arthur. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Music; Opera; Illustration; Art & Design. Inventory No: 002991.. This is a SET of books, therefore heavier than a standard volume, and will involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

      [Bookseller: John T. & Pearl Lewis]
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        Flight of mallards descending into marshland, two hunters in the distance

      N.p, n.d. [ca. mid 1930s] - As Siegel notes, Hunt (1878-1960) was The Derrydale Press's most widely known illustrator; he also illustrated numerous books for other publishers. A leading sporting artist of the day, he was also a contributor to various periodicals, including Field and Stream and The Saturday Evening Post. His work is eagerly sought by collectors Image 16-3/4 x 13-1/2 inches. Gouache on paper, signed lower left "Lynn Bogue Hunt". Matted and framed to 22 x 19 inches overall. Fine condition. Siegel, p. 208. Provenance: From the private collection of Eugene V. Connett III [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        As I Lay Dying

      Jonathan Cape, New York 1930 - FIRST EDITION, first issue, one of only 750 copies. "If T.S. Eliot was right in saying that American fiction took its first step forward since Henry James in The Great Gatsby, then one should be free to say that As I Lay Dying, which makes Fitzgerald's technique seem wooden and creaky, was a tremendous stride forward, making possible levels of awareness, a sense of variety, and a saturation of reality that would have delighted Henry James" (O'Connor, The Tangled Fire of William Faulkner). Petersen A7. New York: Jonathan Cape, (1930). Octavo, original cloth, original dust jacket. FIRST ISSUE, with "I" in the first line of page 11 dropped, in first state binding with lettering unbroken. (It is believed that only 750 of the 2522 copies of the first edition are in the first state). Book near-fine, dust jacket very good with toning to spine, small tape repair to verso, and chipping to spine ends. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        American Polo Scenes" Hand-colored aquatint engravings.Down the Field"; "On the Boards"; "The Save"; & "The Goal

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1930 - Ordeman says these "are among the most sought after and expensive Derrydale prints" One of 175 sets. 4 vols., 13 x 20 inches. Signed lower left by the Artist. Matted, framed and glazed. Ordeman pp. 33-36, 103 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        As I Lay Dying

      Jonathan Cape 1930 - FIRST EDITION. An attractive dustjacket that has benefitted from some professional restoration. The end result is a beautiful dustjacket that is rich in colors with no chips or tears. This original first state jacket has the $2.50 present on the front. The book is in nice shape with some wear to the spine. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with light wear to the edges. Overall, a superb copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition. We buy Faulkner First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Gentlemen Up

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1930 - First Edition. Number 10 of 75 large paper copies, signed by the author on half-title. 4to. Illustrated by Paul Brown, including 14 color plates. With an original signed drypoint frontispiece by Brown. Original half- green morocco gilt by James MacDonald, raised bands, a.e.g., spine lightly sunned, a little rubbed at extremities, else fine. With the bookplate of John M. Schiff and another. Laid into a half crimson morocco dropbox. Siegel 38; Frazier S-22-D [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        As I Lay Dying

      Jonathan Cape, Harrison Smith 1930 - New York: Jonathan Cape, Harrison Smith, (1930). First edition, second issue, with capital I correctly aligned on page 11.NF/VG+. A little discoloration/dustiness within the groove of the front joint; minor spine lean and a light crease to spine. A few small spots in the margin of page 11. But book itself remains an altogether fresh and crisp example. Dust jacket is in similarly nice condition, with the following minor flaws: light wear to spine ends and along spine folds, trivial smudge/spot or two to front cover, mild crease to front flap. For some unknown reason (there being no tear), a former owner placed a 3" piece of tape on the inside of the dust jacket. That tape has been removed, but a light tape shadow remains - again, on the inside of the jacket. Original price of $2.50 present. Lovely copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Miss S. Davis, Bookseller]
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        Foxhunting Formalities

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1930 - A delightful book, with Paul Brown's inimitable illustrations, and one of the most difficult De Luxe Derrydales to find. Notes Frazier: "Although there are said to be 99 copies of this Deluxe edition, it never shows up and was one of the last half dozen I didn't have before I finally got my copy." DeLuxe, Large Paper Edition, signed, No. 28 of 99 copies. 8vo. Illustrated by Paul Brown. 54, [4] pp. Original 3/4 red morocco, marbled paper sides and endpapers, panelled spine gilt with emblematic devices, t.e.g., others uncut, faint cover wear, else fine. In a handsome red morocco-backed clamshell box. Bookplate. Siegel 37; Frazier R-4-D [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        As I Lay Dying

      Jonathan Cape 1930 - First Edition. An attractive dustjacket that has some darkening and light chipping to the spine. The book is in nice shape. The binding is tight and the boards are fresh with light wear to the edges and cornes. The pages are clean, with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a collectable of this scarce title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        MARGUERITE KIRMSE'S DOGS

      The Derrydale Press, New York 1930 - First edition, limited to only 750 copies printed, unpaginated. Blue cover on boards with linen binding over spine and corners. Spine slightly darkened, very minor wear to cover edges. Near Fine. Introduction by Reginald T. Townsend giving the story of Marguerite Kirmse and her wonderful drawings of dogs. Frontispiece of a Scottish Terrier puppy titled 'Hello There!' signed by Marguerite Kirmse. Contains 75 illustrations of her etchings of dogs, each on a separate page, with a short comment on the page opposite. Many breeds are represented in her work, with emphasis on the terriers. A welcome addition for any dog fancier's library. Very scarce. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

      London: George G. Harrap, [1930]. - The First Brock Illustrated Editionof Dickens' First BookIn a Charming 1930s Pictorial Binding by Riviére & Son[RIVIÉRE & SON, Binders]. DICKENS, Charles. The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. Illustrated in Color by C.E. Brock. London: George G. Harrap, [1930]. First Brock illustrated edition. Large octavo. xx, 687, [1, blank] pp. Sixteen full-page color plates, including frontispiece. Bound ca. 1930 by Riviére & Son (stamp-signed on front turn-in) in full navy blue morocco with gilt-ruled border and large, central gilt-ruled pictorial panel of multicolored morocco inlays reproducing "Take this little villain away!" the plate facing page 134. Raised bands with gilt tooling, compartments decorated in gilt. Board edges and turn-ins decoratively gilt-tooled. A splendid copy.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club was Dickens' first published novel, originally serialized in monthly parts by Chapman & Hall April 1836 through November 1837, and published in book form on November 17, 1837. Charles Dickens, struggling to establish himself as an author, had been selling stories to the Monthly Magazine and the Evening Chronicle that were popular and earned him an enthusiastic reception. Impressed, publisher Chapman & Hall approached him. The result was the creation of Mr. Pickwick, and an illustrious career. Dickens was twenty-five years old.C[harles]. E[dmund]. Brock (1870-1938) was a widely published English line artist and book illustrator who earned his first book commission at age twenty. He became a very successful illustrator, best known for his line work, initially in the tradition of Hugh Thomson, but he was also a skilled colorist. Brock's work varied with the sort of story he was illustrating, some of it refined and described as "sensitive to the delicate, teacup-and-saucer primness and feminine outlook of the early Victorian novelists," while other work was "appreciative of the healthy, boisterous, thoroughly English characters," i.e. soldiers, rustics, and "horsey types." Other illustrations were grotesqueries drawn to amuse children looking at or reading storybooks.Kelly, p. 164.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Oeuvres complètes de Paul Verlaine. Illustrées par Berthold Mahn. Complet en 8 volumes, sur papier Japon ( tirage de tête ), numéroté, non rogné, dans une superbe reliure d'art en maroquin signée de J.F. Barbance , successeur de Yseux-Simier.

      Librairie de France 1930 à 1932 - 8 volumes 24 cm x 20 cm 2466 pages Superbes exemplaires, quasiment exempts de rousseurs. Intérieurs très propres et bien frais. Reliures en parfait état. Un des 32 exemplaires du tirage de tête sur papier du Japon contenant une suite sur le même papier et une suite sur Hollande. ( Il a été tiré de cet ouvrage, en sus de l'édition originale : 32 exemplaires sur papier du Japon, contenant une suite sur le même papier et une suite sur Hollande, et numérotés de I à XXXII ; 168 exemplaires sur papier de Hollande, contenant une suite sur ce papier, et numérotés de XXXIII à CC ; 500 exemplaires sur Velin d'Arches, numérotés de CCI à DCC ; et 800 exemplaires sur papier pur fil d'Arches, numérotés de 1 à 800 ). Le volume II porte le numéro XXV. Tous les autres volumes portent le numéro XXI. Les 8 volumes sont donc tous sur papier Japon, avec deux suites. Exemplaires sur grand papier. Les deux plats et le dos de chaque couverture brochée d'origine ont été reliés et conservés avec chacun des volumes. Reliures d'art signées en demi-maroquin à coins. Dos à nerfs avec filets et caissons estampés à froid. Tranches supérieures dorées. Reliures signée de J.F. Barbance , successeur de Yseux-Simier. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Au Coin des Bouquins]
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        Fly Fishing {Deluxe Limited Edition Signed}.

      - London & Toronto. J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. 1930. 4to. (10 x 8 1/2). 244 pp. including index. Limited Edition. Number 117 of 150 copies of the Large Paper Edition. Signed by Sir Edward Grey on the limitation page. Illustrated by Eric Fitch Daglish. With the additional tipped-in woodcut plate of a leaping trout signed by Eric Fitch Daglish - "The subject of the special engraving for this edition is 'The trout jumped high in the middle of the pool." Wood engraved frontispiece. Ten engraved plates in all showing fishing scenes and flies. Text vignettes. Sir Grey's incomparable descriptions and accounts of Dry Fly Fishing - Winchester - Salmon Fishing - Tackle - Some Early Memories of Early Days - Retrospect, etc. The book is bound in the original vellum with gilt titles and decorations on the spine and front cover. Deckled edges. Top edge gilt. Burgundy silk ribbon marker. Some freckling to the vellum. A nice example of a scarce edition. Very good.

      [Bookseller: Bruce Cave Fine Books, IOBA.]
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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]

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        A Draft of XXX Cantos

      Paris: Hours Press, 1930. First edition, No. 119 of 200 copies on Canson-Montgolfier Soleil velin M.R.V.paper (total edition of 210 copies for sale). 8vo. Woodcut initials designed by Dorothy Shakespeare. 142, [1] pp. Original buff linen, spine darkened, spine tips slightly rubbed, rear inner hinge splitting; endpapers and preliminaries very lightly foxed. Bookplate of Coman Leavenworth. Gallup A31a; Connolly, 100 Modern Books, 66

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        ASTROLOGY: YOUR PLACE IN THE STARS. Signed

      New York: Dodd Mead & Company, 1930 First Edition. A near fine, fresh copy in a very good original dustwrapper showing light use with a 1" chip on the back panel. Inscribed by Adams on the front free endpaper: "Subscribed to Mr. George H. Gregory / with best of wishes of / Evangeline Adams / May 1930". large 8vo. xiv + 528 pp.. original bright blue cloth with gilt title to spine & front cover, Illustrated in B&W, with charts. Published under the Adams's name, the book was likely written by Aleister Crowley who co-wrote & ghost wrote several titles with Adams over a number of years until they has a falling out. This title was her [their] most ambitious; a primer to the planets' influence in the various signs & contributed much to her success as the most famous astrologer of her day, responsible for broadening the appeal of astrology in America. "Adams came from the same illustrious family as two American presidents, John Adams & John Quincy Adams; however, she dismayed her conservative New England relations by, 'dabbling in heathenism'.. Her clients ranged from the poor and unknown to the powerful and famous. She taught astrology to financier John Pierpont Morgan, who once stated, 'Millionaires don't use astrology, billionaires do." A rare presentation copy.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        Waverley Novels. Bände 1-28, 30 und 33-46 (Bände 29, 31 und 32 fehlen, sonst komplett).,

      Bis Band 19 bei Fisher, London, and Quai des Grands Augustins, Paris. Ab Band 20 Robert Cadell, Edingburgh und Wittaker, London. 1930-1983. - Mit Frontispizstahlstichen und Stahlstichtafeln von Turner, Melville, Cruikshank u. a. Inhalt der Bände: Waverley, Guy Manning, The Antiquary, Rob Roy, The Black Dwarf, Old Mortality, Heart of Midlothian, Bride of Lammermoor, A Legend of Montrose, Ivanhoe, The Monastery, The Abbot, Kenilworth, The Pirate, Fortunes of Nigel, Peveril of the Peak (nur Band 28 und 30), St. Ronan's Well (Band 33 und 34, komplett), Red Gauntlet, Tales of the Crusaders (The Betrothed, The Talisman), Woodstock, Chronicles of The Canongate (The Highland Widow, The Fair Maid of Perth, The two Drovers), My Aunt Margeret's Mirror, The tapestried Chamber, Anne of Geierstein, Count Robert of Paris.- Einbände mit bröckelnder Lackschicht, Ecken und Kanten berieben und bestoßen, die Rücken sind stärker bestoßen, stellenweise eingerissen, mit Fehlstellen oder zum Teil lose. Innengelenke gelegentlich angebrochen und teils unfachmännisch repariert. 1 Einbanddeckel lose. Papier nur leicht gebräunt,wenige Seiten leicht braunfleckig. Sonst guter, sauberer Zustand. Sprache: en Gewicht in Gramm: 990 Kl. 8° (16,5 x 11 cm), Orig.-Halbledereinbände.

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        Gulliver's Travels. Illustrated by Rex Whistler.

      London: The Cresset Press, 1930 - 2 volumes bound in 1, folio. Recent green morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, titles to spine gilt, 5 raised bands, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Housed in a green cloth solander case. A little mild creasing to spine. An superb copy. Volume I with colour frontispiece and 5 plates, and 2 maps. Volume II with colour frontispiece and 6 plates, 3 maps, and 1 diagram. Head and tail pieces throughout. First Cresset Press edition, first impression. One of 195 copies on handmade paper from a limited edition of 205 numbered copies. The short-lived Cresset Press, co-founded by John Eldred Howard in 1927 and run by Dennis Cohen and A. I. Meyers until 1931, produced fine editions and reprints of the classics and Continental literature. Gulliver's Travels is one of the Press's finest books. The illustrative style of Rex Whistler (1905–1944), eschewing the experimentalism of the 1920s, found its inspiration in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and so was well matched to Swift's classic. In this book Whistler employed his favourite device of setting most of the illustrations within a highly decorative rococo marginal frame. A beautiful copy of this masterpiece of the book arts

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        In Our Time

      Scribner(s) 1930 - First Edition, First Printing. A beautiful dustjacket that is rich in color with no chips or tears or pieces missing. This original dustjacket has benefitted from professional restoration and has all the first issue points present. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with a hint of wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean, with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this true first edition in collector's condition. We buy Hemingway First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        In Our Time. With an introduction by Edmund Wilson.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930 - Octavo. Original black cloth, gold labels to spine and cover. With the dust jacket. Three pages poorly opened with some marginal loss but a very good copy in the somewhat frayed and tanned dust jacket with minor loss at the spine and along the top edge. Second US edition (revised) of Hemingway's first collection of stories, originally published in Paris in 1924, substantially revised for the Boni & Liveright edition of 1925, and republished here with further revisions and new introductions by both Edmund Wilson and the author, the latter later included as a short story in The First 49 under the title "On the Quai at Smyrna". Scarce in unrestored jacket. Hanneman A3b. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

      Thomas Y. Crowell Company 1930 - 172 pp., The First and Fourth. Renderings in English Verse by Edward FitzGerald. Illustrations by Willy Pogany. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company. Publication date - 1930. About this Work: When Edward Fitzgerald translated these 11th Century Persian Poems in 1859, they became something of a sensation after one admiring reader passed them on to his friends--a circle that included Browning, Rosetti and Tennyson. Omar Khayyam was famous in his own day as a mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher, and although his mathematical studies were once hugely influential in the West, he is known to much of the world today as a poet, and his Rubaiyat as the Chief exemplar of the Arabic verse form "roba'i," a poem composed in quatrains in which the first, second and fourth lines rhyme. Description: 'RARE' Fine leather binding with gold embossed /engraved title / design on spine edge and front board, beautiful numerous color plates and black/white engraving on pages as seen in image, gilt gold top leaf edge. Dimensions: 6 1/2" x 9" x 1". Condition: Very Good; tight spine, 3 3/4" surface break in fine tan leather binding at upper front board hinge (surface only, hardcover securely attached), 2 1/2" surface break in fine leather binding at upper rear board hinge (surface only, hardcover securely attached), varied surface coloration, light scratches, spine crown/heel lightly bumped/rubbed, upper corners tips finely chipped. This book is a very nice strong & tight book; minor frailty at outermost perimeter of book as described. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Intimate Journals.

      London, Blackamore Press, 1930 - Octavo. Original beige cloth, titles to upper board and spine gilt, top edge gilt. Minor rubbing and fading to edges. First Edition, First Impression, Limited Issue being one of 50 numbered copies, specially bound, printed on handmade paper and signed by Eliot. Gallup B14b. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Rassen und Kulturen in Südafrika. Bd.I: Die Vorgeschichte von Süd- und Südwestafrika. Bd.II: Eingeborenenkulturen in Süd- und Südwestafrika. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise nach Süd - und Südwestafrika in den Jahren 1926-28.

      Hiersemann, Leipzig, 1930-34. - EA. 2 Bände. Bd.I: Die Vorgeschichte von Süd- und Südwestafrika. Bd.II: Eingeborenenkulturen in Süd- und Südwestafrika. Wissenschaftl. Ergebnisse einer Forschungsreise nach Süd- und Südwestafrika in den Jahren 1926-28. Mit zus. 166 Textabb. (Zeichn.) und 74 Lichtdrucktafeln. Dekorativer OLn. mit Deckelillstr. und Goldprägung. XII, 220S., X, 306S. Folio. Die goldgeprägte Schrift auf dem Rücken mit kleinen Fehlstellen. Bibl.-Exemplar mit jeweils einem Stempel auf der Rückseite des Titelblattes.Sonst sehr guter Zustand. Viele völkerkundl. interessante Fotos der Bergdama, Herero, Buschmänner (und -frauen), Zulu, Owambo etc. Das ursprünglich auf 3 Bände angelegte Werk konnte auf Grund des frühen Todes Lebzelters nicht vollendet werden.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat KAIAPO]
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        Was ihr wollt - Musikalbum Band II - 56 beliebte Klavierstücke und Lieder (Notenbuch),

      Cranz Verlag - 239 Seiten Sehr altes Musikalbum, Cranz Verlag, ohne Jahresangabe, ca. 1930-1950 ??, 239 Seiten, Jugendstilzeichnung auf dem Cover, Seiten innen: hell aber an den Seitenkanten fast durchwegs mit Fingerspuren, Buchschnitt: Rundum Grünschnitt, leicht abgenutzt, Cover: Titelblatt gebleicht, Ecken und Kanten aufgeraut und leicht beschädigt, zahlreiche kleine schwarze Gebrauchs-und Fingerspuren, Buchrücken: Defekt und vom Vorbesitzer bereits geklebt und verstärkt, - (intern: 27A/Noten/hellgrauer dicker Band/Pappband/Gewicht: ca. 1600 g) Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1600

      [Bookseller: Lydia & Hubert Lohmaier GbR]
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        KONIG DAME BUBE. (KING QUEEN KNAVE).Signed.

      Vertag Ullstein, Berlin 1930 - Inscribed Rarity. Nabokov, Vladimir. KONIG DAME BUBE [King Queen and Knave]. Berlin: Vertag Ullstein, [1930]., Extraordinary Presentation Copy of the First German Edition published two years after the first edition in Russian which was also issued i n Berlin [Juliar A9.1]. 8vo. 266 pp. Original publisher's oatmeal cloth covered boards showing modest use. An excellent, very good tight copy. Nabokov has inscribed the book to: " L. and B. Thompson / with the author's best love / Berlin VIII. 30 " [Lisbeth and Bertram were very close friends of the Nabokov's for over 40 years.] Included is a further five line inscription by Nabokov about the figures illustrated on the dustwrapper [not present] & their relationship to the characters in the book, as well as a holograph comment on the title page regarding the origins of the subtitle. In all, a unique presentation indeed indicating some of the author's sentiments concerning the production of this edition. Nabokov presentations are uncommon especially those of such a personal & generous nature. Custom Clamshell Case. [Juliar D9.1] [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Selbstbildnis (mit Hut im Atelier). Radierung. 1924. Unten rechts in Bleistift signiert.

      - 26,9 : 20,8 cm auf Vélin 41 : 31 cm. Flamman 217 (dort als „Selbstbildnis Ludwig Meidner XXXI" bez.). – Söhn HDO, VII, 72721-6. – Aus „Die Schaffenden, VII. Jahrgang, 1. Mappe (1930). Eines von 100 Exemplaren der Ausgabe auf Vélin. – Sehr schöner, kräftiger und stark toniger Druck in einem ganz frischen, vollrandigen Exemplar. – Selten.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        The Bridge

      Paris: Black Sun Press 1930 - First Edition. Quarto in slipcase. Number 106 of 200 press-numbered copies, with the number tag laid in. A brilliant copy of one the most important American poetry volumes of the 20th century, featuring three tissue-protected photographs by Walker Evans (his first published images). Small areas of offsetting to the wrappers at the opening of the slipcase (as usual), else fine in wrappers, in the close to near fine silver slipcase, strengthened at the bottom edge. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, ABAA]
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        THE BRIDGE A POEM . WITH THREE PHOTOGRAPHS BY WALKER EVANS.

      Paris: The Black Sun Press, 1930. - Quarto. Original printed wrappers. Very faint shadow to spine area around slipcase finger- pulls, otherwise a fine copy, in rather scuffed and rubbed silver foil covered slipcase, with a significant portion of lower (or upper) panel snagged (but present and still whole). First edition, trade issue. From a total edition of 283 numbered copies, this is one of two hundred copies with the text printed on Holland. Now acknowledged as among the defining poetic works of the American 20th century, THE BRIDGE also marks the debut of Walker Evans' photographs as book illustrations. Although Crane and the Crosbys had initially planned to use one of Joseph Stella's iconic paintings as the frontispiece, and a corresponding proof of the title pulled, they opted instead to include the photographs by Evans, who Crane had actually met at the Brooklyn Bridge in 1928. Crane was engaged with the decision, taking a careful hand in the placement of the photographs in relation to the text, and pleased with the final result, noting in a letter to Caresse Crosby: "I think Evans is the most living, vital photographer of any whose work I know. More and more I rejoice that we decided on his pictures rather than Stella’s." While one may surely regret that the edition with Stella's frontispiece didn't come about, the conjoining of Evans' photographs with Crane's poem has proved a durable aesthetic marriage, particularly after the selection of photographs was revised for the subsequent Liveright edition. SCHWARTZ & SCHWEIK A2. MINKOFF A32. MODERN MOVEMENT 64.

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        Dix Portraits

      Éditions de la Montagne, Paris, 1930 - Illustrations by Picasso, Tchelitchef, Bérard, Tonny and E. Berman Of 100 numbered copies with illustrations, this is one of only 25 copies on Holland Van Gelder paper, signed by the author and by the translators. Fine unopened copy in original outer glassine protective wrapper Wilson & Uphill A15b [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        Monuments de l'Égypte Gréco-Romaine Publiés par la Sociéte Royale d'Archeologie d'Alexandrie sous les Auspices de sa Majesté Fouad Premier Roi d'Égypte: Tome Deuxième (Volume II: Part I and II)

      Officine Dell' Istituto Italiano D'Arti Grafiche 1930 & 1934, Bergamo - 2 volumes. 1930 volume: Folio. 90pp. of text followed by 77pp. of plates. Half vellum over gray boards with black lettering. Discoloration and some staining to spine and boards. Small tear to head and tail of spine. Corners bumped and worn. Top edge gilt. Hinges starting. 1934 volume: Folio. 72pp. of text followed by 122pp. of plates. Paper covered boards with black lettering to cover and spine. Letters on spine faded. Tearing and chipping to backstrip. Foxing to boards, page edges and to spine. Corners bumped. Wear to edges and corners. Small stamp of previous owner to endpaper, blank page and to title page not affecting text. "Terrecotte Figurate Greche E Greco-Egizie Del Museo Di Alessandria." Two wonderful volumes on Greek-Roman, and Egyptian Terra-cotta sculpture from the collections of the "Museo Di Alessandria". The author Evaristo Breccia (1876-1967) was the director of the Greco-Roman Museum in Alexandria as well as an archaeologist. Illustrated with full page color, b/w and sepia toned plates. Volume I. of this series was published in 1926. Binding on both volumes in fair, internally in very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Le droit de Varech précédé par Le muet ou les secrets de la vie

      Paris, Editions de la Montagne 1930 - Livre épuisé 22,7 x 16,6 cm, broché, couv. rempliée, 233 pp. Condition : Edition originale ornée de 5 lithographies originales hors texte d'Eugène Beurman. L'un des 25 ex. sur papier vélin de Hollande (après 10 ex. sur Japon impérial), seuls exemplaires comportant les illutrations avec les 65 ex. sur vélin d'Arches. Ex n°32 signé par G. Hugnet et E. Beurman. Parfait état, non coupé. 400g. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Pepys His Life and Character

      London: William Heineman, 1930. A COSWAY BINDING. 1 volume, extra illustrated. Bound in full blue morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spine, spine sunned, covers ruled in gilt and gilt pointelle designs in corners, gilt dentelles, ivory inlaid oval plaque under glass to front cover of Pepys, blue silk morie doublures and endpapers, all edges gilt, by Bayntun/Riviere. Inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine aside for the sunned spine a VERY GOOD copy of a cosway binding.

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        BOOK OF THREE DRAGONS .

      New York, Toronto: Longmans, Green and Co., [1930] - Large octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-iv] v-vii [viii] ix-xii [1-2] 3-206 [207-210: blank] [note: first and last two leaves are blanks], eight inserted plates with illustrations by Ferdinand Huszti Horvath, original decorated green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, top edge stained red, pictorial endpapers. First edition. The scarce trade issue with "Longmans, Green" imprint on title page and "first edition" on copyright page, not the later more common "Junior Literary Guild" issue. Celtic fantasy recasting the first and third branches of the Mabinogion. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, pp. 663-64. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 161. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 797. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 539- 42. Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, pp. 143- 44. Reginald 10395. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). The usual patchy fading to cloth (a cloth dye defect, not abuse), else a fine copy in near fine four-color pictorial dust jacket with light wear along edges and several closed tears and associated wrinkles to same, latter largely at corners of rear panel. Overall, a very nice example of an uncommon jacket. (#104178) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Poems - The Orators: An English Study - Look, Stranger! - Some Poems - Another Time - For the Time Being - The Age of Anxiety - Collected Shorter Poems 1930-1944 - Nones - City without Walls - Academic Graffiti - Epistle to a Godson and Other Poems - W.H. Auden: The Life of a Poet (Biography by Charles Osborne)

      London: Faber and Faber/Eyre Methuen, 1930 - 1980 - A. Works by the Author: 1. Poems. London: Faber & Faber, 1930. Second Edition (1933), Sixth Printing (1943). Near fine in similar dustwrapper. 2. The Orators - An English Study. London: Faber & Faber, 1932. Second Edition (1934), Third Printing (1946). Spine crooked, else near fine in like dustwrapper, which is darkened along the spine. 3. Look, Stranger! London: Faber & Faber, 1936. First Edition, Third Printing (1939). A near fine copy. 4. Some Poems. London: Faber & Faber, 1940. First Edition, Fifth Printing (1946). Very good in fine dustwrapper. 5. Another Time. London: Faber & Faber, 1940. First Edition, Fifth Printing (1946). A near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper, which is faded on the spine and torn on the front top and bottom, though without loss. The line "We must love one another or die" in the poem "September 1, 1939" - which was later first changed into "We must love one another and die", then dropped from the poem before the poem was dropped altogether - still in its original form. Contains some of the poet's most famous and popular poems like: "XXI. Musée des beaux arts" and "O Tell Me the Truth About Love." 6. For the Time Being. London: Faber & Faber, 1945. First Edition, Third Printing (1946). Near fine in like dustwrapper, which is slightly chipped at the top of the darkened spine. 7. The Age of Anxiety. London: Faber & Faber, 1948. First Edition. First Printing. Book is fine apart from some pencilled notes, particularly on the verso of the rear free endpaper. Dustwrapper with vertical creases along the middle of the front and back, slightly faded, pencilled notes all over the inside and across the back, and one word to the front. Still a very presentable copy, which could be cleaned up if you wish to do so. 8. Collected Shorter Poems 1930-1944. London: Faber & Faber, 1950. First Edition. First Printing. Book is fine apart from some foxing to the front edge. Dustwrapper faded on the spine and front edges, creased along the top without loss, with a one inch tear above the middle of where the back flap folds. Still a near fine copy of Auden's first collected edition of his poems. 9. Nones. London: Faber & Faber, 1952. First Edition. First Printing. Book is fine apart from some minimal fading to the top of the boards. Orange Dustwrapper faded along spine and top edges, and there is a small area to the back that looks like a label was removed. A very presentable copy. 10. City without Walls. London: Faber & Faber, 1969. First Edition, Second Printing (1970). Fine. 11. Academic Graffiti. Illustrated by Filippo Sanjust. London: Faber & Faber, 1971. First Edition. First Printing. Book is fine. 12. Epistle to a Godson and Other Poems. London: Faber & Faber, 1972. First Edition. First Printing. Book is near fine. B. Works on the Author: 1. (Auden, W.H.) Osborne, Charles. W.H. Auden - The Life of a Poet. London: Eyre Methuen, 1980. First Edition, First Printing. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper, which is slightly faded on the spine. Price for the collection: CHF 750. Please note that due to size and weight we will have to charge additional postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oeuvres complètes illustrées (10 Tomes - Complet). Tome 1 : Boubouroche ; Tome 2 : Les tribunaux ; Tome 3 : La vie de ménage ; Tome 4 : Contes et nouvelles Tome Premier ; Tome 5 : Contes et nouvelles Tome Second ; Tome 6 : Rimes et Saynettes ; Tome 7 : Le Train de 8 H 47 ; Tome 8 : Les gaîetés de l'escadron ; Tome 9 : Les linottes ; Tome 10 : Messieurs les-Ronds-de-Cuir

      Librairie de France 1930 - Un des 17 exemplaires hors commerce numéroté sur Hollande Van Gelder numéroté, complet des suites, Tome 1 : ill. de Dunoyer de Ségonzac ; Tome 2 : ill. de Jean-Louis Forain ; Tome 3 : ill. de Dignimont ; Tome 4 : ill. de Dignimont ; Tome 5 : ill. de Boussingault ; Tome 6 : ill. par André Falké ; Tome 7 : ill. de Gus Bofa ; Tome 8 : ill. par Jean Marchand ; Tome 9 : ill. par Jean Oberlé ; Tome 10 : ill. par André Villeboeuf, 10 vol. in-8 carré br. sous jaquette éditeur de couleur sous chemise cartonné et étui, , Librairie de France, Paris, 1930-1931, 275 ; 297 ; 272 ; 303 ; 310 ; 334 ; 297 ; 325 ; 339 ; 243 pp. Complet. Un des 17 exemplaires hors commerce numéroté sur Hollande Van Gelder numéroté, complet des suites. Rare exemplaire du tirage sur papier hollande, complet des suites des illustrations. Etat satisfaisant (étuis frottés dont deux abîmés, bon état par ailleurs). Rare. Langue: Français [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Kim. Traduit par Louis Fabulet et Ch. Fountaine-Walker. Illustration de F. L. Schmied. [One of 10 copies, with an Original Schmied Watercolor].

      Gonin et Cie, Editeurs, Lausanne [Switzerland]. Number 9 of 10 copies (of a total of 140), with an original, signed Schmied watercolor illustration, but lacking the suite of extra plates. 1930 - [Limitation statement]: "Cette edition a ete tiree [there have been printed] 140 exemplaires [copies] numerotes et signees. Les dix premiers exemplaires [the first 10 copies] comportent une aquarelle originale [an original watercolor illustration] et une triple suite des gravures [this copy lacks this triple suite of engravings]; les trente [30] exemplaires suivants comportent une double suite des gravures. Il a ete tire en outre vingt [20] exemplaires hors commerce numerotes en chiffres romains. Exemplaire No. 9 [signed]: Gonin + Cie." "Les compositions qui ornent cet ouvrage sont de F. L. Schmied; elles ont ete gravees sur bois et imprimees en couleurs par Ph. Gonin. Collaborateur: Dill. Acheve d'imprimer le 28 fevrier 1930.". Size of the bindings: 10 inches x 12 1/4 in. x 2 1/4 in. (thick), Volume 1: half-title with small red bull design in colors, dedication page with limitation and with the publisher's signature on the reverse of the dedication page; watercolor illustration of a red bull, signed in ink by Schmied; second half-title; title-page printed in red, black and gray with Plus Haut design. Text: pp. [9]-[268] + [1]p. list of illustrations. With 8 heading illustrations & 8 full-page, both in colors, as well as tail-pieces, etc. Volume 2: half-title with small design of red bull; half-title; title-page printed in red, black and gray with Plus Haut design. Text: pp.[5]-[264] + [1]p. list of illustrations + printer's colophon leaf with design. 7 heading illustrations & 6 full-page, both in colors, and tail-pieces, etc. The text is in French. Bound in full, dark green morocco leather (the spines have faded to light brown), with the author's name and title and illustrator's name gilt on the spine, with one or two white dots on each spine for the volume numbers, the front and back covers of each volume feature a circular, concentric design, which is formed of two cut out, leather-covered forms which are mounted in a circular cut out well, lined with a white plastic material. The circular cut out forms display the title: KIM in gilt letters and gilt dots, the central form bears a gilt sunburst type design formed of small dots, around a larger gilt dot, these are repeated in each corner of the front and back covers, the mounted title form on the back covers does not display the lettered word Kim, but does have the sunburst design on the central form; multicolored, sewn headbands; inner leather turn-ins with green slik endpapers, and green, brown and gold marbled flyleaves. The binding is unsigned, but possibly designed by Schmied, who also used Crette and Dunand to design and execute bindings for his books; the design also seems to echo some of Paul Bonet's early work, in the use of the circular forms with lettering. The spines show fading, some rubbing to the leather surfaces of the spines, spine ends, outer hinges. In dark green & gold-flecked paper-covered slipcases, with brown morocco leather facings. The slipcase for volume one, shows splitting, which has been covered with green cloth tape, at some point to reinforce the edges. Weight: 15 lbs. Postage is extra on this item. Ward Ritchie: "Art Deco: The Books of Francois-Louis Schmied" (1987), # 32; page 37.(French text). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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