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        Pee-Wee Harris Turns Detective

      Grosset & Dunlap, New York 1930 - Pee-Wee Harris #13. The last of the Pee-Wees and an elusive book to find in jacket. Book is in vg condition with some edgewear and a little soil. The former owner has clipped out a list of Pee-Wee titles and taped it to the ffep. He (his name is in pencil on ffep, so I know his gender) didn't clip it off of this dj however. I'm doing 2 scans of the dust jacket only, so you can see exactly what you're getting. It's not perfect but it's pretty darned nice. The nicest one I've seen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cher Bibler]
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        Pee-Wee Harris Turns Detective (IN HARD-TO-FIND ORIGINAL JACKET)

      Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, New York 1930 - Very good book -- nice hinges, some modest shelf-rub to bottoms of boards, green topstain considerably faded -- in a good-plus complete original dust jacket which shows some tidemarks to the flap folds, mostly visible to verso. Glossy B&W frontispiece and three internals firmly in place. Thirteenth and final installment in the boys' juvenile series, hard-to-find in jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cat's Curiosities]
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        The Life of Confucius.

      Shanghai: Kwang Hsueh Pub. House, Oxford University Press, China Agency, c. 1930. First edition. Oblong , 12 mo. Original blue silk wrappers bound with string, gilt title to the front panel, frontispiece. Contains 108 plates on 54 leaves. Sheng chi t'u" transliterated from Chinese characters in title. The plates, with explanatory letterpress in Chinese and English, illustrate the life and cult of Confucius. In very good condition. Rare. Chinese philosopher Confucius's principles had a basis in common Chinese tradition with an emphasis on ancestral veneration, respect for one's elders, and strong family loyalty. His teachings left a legacy of disciples and gained widespread prominence throughout the mid-first century and became the official imperial philosophy of China after his death in 479 B.C.E.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books]
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        Ansichtskarte mit eigenh. U.

      Cambridge, 21. V. 1930 (Poststempel). - 1 S. 8vo. In Bleistift: "Herrn Ludwig Forster X. Herzgasse 20 (oder 18), Wien, Austria. Herzliche Grüße! Ihr L. Wittgenstein". - Die Bildseite zeigt den Westchor der Kings College Chapel in Cambridge.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Mario und der Zauberer. Ein tragisches Reiseerlebnis. Vorwort von Elisabeth Mann Borgese. Nachwort von Hans Mayer. Dino Buzzatti: Gabrielli, Ein Phantom aus früheren Tagen.

      71 (4) Seiten (2) Blatt mit 7 signierten Farbradierungen von Kurt Steinel. Fol., gebundene Ausgabe, Original Halbleder-Einband aus bordeausfarbigem Chagrinziegenleder von Roland Meuter mit in Weissgold geprägtem Rückentitel und Original-Radierung von Kurt Steinel auf dem Vorderdeckel, Kopfgraphitschnitt im ausgefütterten Schuber mit oben und unten mit Leder eingefassten Kanten. das Buch neu und ungelesen, Siebter Druck der Antinous Presse Matthias Loidl in Ascona und Unterreit. Elisabeth Mann Borgese, eines der Kinder in der Erzählung, hat ihr Vorwort eigens für diese Ausgabe geschrieben und sämtliche Exemplre signiert. Die Erzählung Thomas Manns erschien erstmals unter dem Titel "Tragisches Reiseerlebnis" in Velhagen & Klasings Monatsheften 8/1930, im selben Jahr als erste Einzelausgabe mit Illustrationen von Hans Meid im S. Fischer Verlag, Berlin. Dieser Adruck folgt dem Text der ungekürzten, anhand der Erstausgabe neu durchgesehenen Ausgabe im Fisher Taschenbuch Verlag, 1989. Hans Mayer gab die Erlaubnis, seinen 1950 im Verlag Volk und Welt, Berlin, ersmals erschienenen Aufsatz abzudrucken und hat ebenfalls alle Ausgaben signiert. Dino Buzzatis Text erschien am 3. September 1965 im Corriere della Sera, Mailand. Die Zeitung hat den Text zur Verfügung gestellt. Den Satz aus der 18 Punkt Van Dijck Antiqua und Kursiv sowie den Druck der Texte übernahm die Offizin Haag Drugulin, Leipzig. Die zweifabrigen Radierungen, von Kurt Steinel exklusiv für diese Ausgabe geschaffen, wurden in der Kupferdruckerei Willi Jesse, Berlin, abgezogen. Steinel hat alle Radierungen sowie den Druckvermerk signiert. Das Zerkall-Kupferdruckbütten wurde durch Römerturm Feinpapiere, Köln, geliefert. Roland Meuter, Ascona fertigte sowohl den Handeinband als auch den Schuber. Die Auflage ist auf 95 Exemplare limitiert. 25 Ganzlederbände in Schatulle mit einer Suite aller acht Radierungen tragen die Nummern 1-25, 55 Halblederbände die Nummern 26-85, 15 Rohbogen-Exemplare die Nummern 86-95. 20 zusätzliche Mitarbeiterexemplare sind mit E.A. I bis E.A. 20 gekennzeichnet. Dieses Exemplar trägt die Nummer 63. Lose beiliegend eine von Kurt Steinel ebenfalls signierten Variante der siebten Radierung. Impressum von Hans Mayer, Elisabeth Mann Borgese und Kurt Steinel signiert.

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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        Robert Frost: Collected Poems -- 1/1000 copies signed by Frost, plus a unique new dust jacket designed for this copy

      New York: Random House, 1930. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/fine. Signed by Frost on the half-title. Number 751 of 1,000 copies, printed at the Spiral Press. 1930, First collected edition of Frost's works. Hardcover, tan buckram, leather title label. Very Good in a new dust jacket designed especially for this copy by Pittsburgh based artist Brian Gonnella. Loss to the leather title label; light browning to the endpapers. Otherwise a tight, unmarked copy. The DJ is a one of a kind item, printed from a design by Gonnella that includes renderings of the Robert Frost Farm House and a portrait of Frost. The jacket is printed on thick, high-quality paper, and is the only copy in existence. A mash up of old and new -- and a nice copy of a signed Robert Frost book.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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      - MILNE,A.A. THE VERY YOUNG CALENDAR. NY: Dutton, 1930. 12 heavy pictorial card sheets loose as issued and tied at the top with blue silk ribbon. Fine IN ORIGINAL BOX (small mends on flaps). Printed on rectos only in full color and wonderfully illustrated by E.H. SHEPARD to accompany hand-lettered text and small calendar for each month. A rare Milne item.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        WHEN I WAS VERY YOUNG. Signed and inscribed by the author.

      New York, The Fountain Press; London, Methuen and Company, 1930. FIRST EDITION 1930, printed in New York, LIMITED EDITION OF 842 COPIES, 603 for America, this being No. 839, signed by Milne on the final limitation/colophon page, and INSCRIBED on the front endpaper by him (see images). 8vo, approximately 225 x 130 mm, 9 x 5¼ inches, 7 charming illustrations by Ernest Shepard, title page printed pink and black, headings, initials and decorations below text throughout in pink, 27 pages. Bound in original publisher's bright pink cloth with pretty pattern of toys in black and white, printed paper label to spine. 23 pages of autobiography describing incidents from his early life with his 2 brothers. Spine a touch faded, label lightly browned. Near Fine clean crisp copy, lacking glassine dustwrapper and slipcase. In addition to the colophon signature which appears in all copies, A. A. Milne has inscribed this copy in 1930 on the front endpaper to Maud K. Milne: "For Maud - this memory of happy days with the one we loved - from Alan". A pencil note at the foot of the page states: "Given to M. G. Falle by Maud K. Milne Xmas 1959". Maud was A. A. Milne's sister-in-law married to his brother Ken, "Maud and Alan were, in fact, devoted and remained so all their lives", Ann Thwaite, Milne His Life, page 105. Laid in the book is a photocopied handwritten letter by A. A. Milne dated 1925 to Tubby (army chaplain the Reverend Phillip Byard (Tubby) Clayton), one of the principal founders of Toc H which Milne supported. See Thwaite, page 322. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        WHEN I WAS VERY YOUNG Signed and inscribed by the author

      New York, The Fountain Press; London, Methuen and Company, 1930.. FIRST EDITION 1930, printed in New York, LIMITED EDITION OF 842 COPIES, 603 for America, this being No. 839, signed by Milne on the final limitation/colophon page, and INSCRIBED on the front endpaper by him (see images). 8vo, approximately 225 x 130 mm, 9 x 5¼ inches, 7 charming illustrations by Ernest Shepard, title page printed pink and black, headings, initials and decorations below text throughout in pink, 27 pages. Bound in original publisher's bright pink cloth with pretty pattern of toys in black and white, printed paper label to spine. 23 pages of autobiography describing incidents from his early life with his 2 brothers. Spine a touch faded, label lightly browned. Near Fine clean crisp copy, lacking glassine dustwrapper and slipcase. In addition to the colophon signature which appears in all copies, A. A. Milne has inscribed this copy in 1930 on the front endpaper to Maud K. Milne: "For Maud - this memory of happy days with the one we loved - from Alan". A pencil note at the foot of the page states: "Given to M. G. Falle by Maud K. Milne Xmas 1959". Maud was A. A. Milne's sister-in-law married to his brother Ken, "Maud and Alan were, in fact, devoted and remained so all their lives", Ann Thwaite, Milne His Life, page 105. Laid in the book is a photocopied handwritten letter by A. A. Milne dated 1925 to Tubby (army chaplain the Reverend Phillip Byard (Tubby) Clayton), one of the principal founders of Toc H which Milne supported. See Thwaite, page 322. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        Very Young Calendar 1930, The

      New York: E.P. Dutton, 1930. 1st. Softcover. Very Good None. 12 heavy paper sheets plus cover, bound together with blue cord in punched holes at top. One and two color illustrations by Shepard, verse for every month by Milne. Some light pin-size spotting to corner of cover, otherwise clean and bright. Record # 403007

      [Bookseller: Monroe Street Books]
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        Les Liaisons Dangereuses

      Paris: Editions Nilsson, 1930. leather_bound. Full tan calf. very good. Berty, Maurice. 243 pages. 24 x 19 cm. Full page pochoir illustrations by Maurice Berty, plus the original front and back covers also in pochoir laid-in. Signed Forado binding, his embossed gilt label inside front cover. With central "Femme Fatale" front cover portrait surrounded with a profusion floral and bird motifs colored by hand, wrapping around spine to one inch of rear cover with spine lettered and decorated in blind. Marbled endpapers, slight rubbing to corners.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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        THE WORKS OF GEORGE BERNARD SHAW: 33 volumes, EACH Volume Inscribed to Shaw's Favorite Actress Lillah McCarthy

      Constable & Company Limited [1930-1938], London - Laurence A198a. The Best Edition of Shaw's Works, copy #740 of 1025 copies complete in 33 volumes in the original dustwrappers collecting his writings from his first novel-- IMMATURITY--to his famous plays--PYGMALION, MAJOR BARBARA, etc.--through and beyond his winning of the Nobel Prize in 1925. EACH of the 33 volumes is INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author to actress Lillah McCarthy. The first volume, as are most of the others, is INSCRIBED "This one is Lillah's/G. Bernard Shaw." Volume 10, MAN AND SUPERMAN, is INSCRIBED: "This volume is very specially/dedicated to the/Creatrix/of/Ann Whitefield, who will/always be my/Ann Whitefield/Lillah McCarthy/G. Bernard Shaw 12th Dec. 1931." McCarthy became the leading lady in 1905 at The Court Theatre, managed by Granville Barker, her future husband, and financed by Shaw. Her first role was as Nora in Shaw's JOHN BULL'S OTHER ISLAND. She then caused a sensation as Ann Whitefield in his masterpiece MAN AND SUPERMAN, earning Shaw's respect for her talents so much so that he tailored the part of Jennifer in THE DOCTOR'S DILEMMA especially for her. When McCarthy married Barker, who played the male lead opposite her in several of Shaw's plays, Shaw was upset as he felt they were not a good pair. Though the couple successfully produced a number of other Shaw plays in the following years, Shaw was proven correct when Barker left her for another woman. McCarthy later married Sir Frederick Keeble, and the final volume of this set is INSCRIBED by Shaw "to Lady Keeble (Lillah)." Near Fine in Very Good dustwrappers. Sensational set [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        North of Boston

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1930. First edition, later printing of Frost's second published book. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by the author on the front free endpaper, "Robert Frost South Shaftbury VT." In near fine condition. Frost's North of Boston represents a pinnacle of his career, containing such classic poems as "Mending Wall," "The Death of the Hired Man," "Home Burial," and "The Wood-pile."

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books]
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      [Guam; China, 1930. 158 silver gelatin photographs, most approximately 2 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches, some larger, approximately 3 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches. Oblong octavo. Black cloth boards, tied with cord, front cover gilt stamped. Light edge wear. About three fourths of photos captioned on black card stock supports, photos in corner mounts. Images clean and crisp. Very good. An engaging and cohesive photograph album with almost one hundred sixty images documenting the life of an American Marine on Guam in 1930. The island became a territory of the United States after the Spanish-American War in 1898, and was of great strategic import to both Japan and the United States during World War II. As a result, the island suffered heavy damage during the American campaign to retake it in 1943 and 1944, and as a result these images comprise a highly useful record of Guam and America's military presence there prior to the war. The album consists of numerous scenes on the island, including images of Piti, Apra Harbor, several beaches, various beach structures, town architecture and infrastructure, animal life, and jungle settings. Several of images of native islanders and portraits of Marines and other Americans are present as well. The majority of photographs depict life for the U.S. Marines, and detail their activities, such as military exercises, parades, artillery practice, and camping expeditions. They also show the Marine facilities, such as the barracks and other military structures, as well as a number of military vehicles, naval transports, and Marine aircraft. A small final portion of the album documents a contemporary trip to China. A fine visual record of U.S. Marine and island life during the interwar years on Guam, "Where America starts its day."

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        The Drinks of Yesteryear: A Mixology : Being the 200 Authentic Favorite Formulas of a Pre-Volstead 'wine Clerk' who Long Smilingly Served All Men and Yale Men and All Their Goodly Company

      J. Sullivan [New Haven] (1930) - First Edition. Original brown faux leather soft covers, 52 pages, octavo. Rare prohibition-era cocktail book. Includes recipes for cocktails, cobblers, coolers, cordials, daisies, flips, fizzes, freezes, highballs, juleps, punches, rickeys, smashes, sours, sangarees and toddies. Page 28 with drink titled: Yale. Known to Yale Men Everywhere. 1/3 French Vermouth, 1/3 Gin, 1/3 Creme de Yvette, Shake and strain into a cocktail glass. Also, the Copper Kettle. Sullivan tended bar at The Drought in New Haven, a well known Yale hangout of the time. Copies found at the Culinary Institute of America and at UC Davis. Found in: Straight Up Or On the Rocks, The Story of the American Cocktail by William Grimes. Very Good, expected wear to edges and covers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        [Photo album]: Young Woman's College Album from 1924 to 1930 in Ypsilanti, Michigan Featuring a Photograph of Mary Pickford

      Ypsilanti, Michigan / Virginia / California, 1930. Very Good. Oblong octavo measuring 8" x 6". 59pp. String-tied black leather over stiff paper boards. Contains 218 gelatin silver black and white or sepia toned photographs measuring between 2.5" x 1.5" and 4.5" x 2.75" with captions, with additional ephemera from 1924 to 1930. Tears and chips with some pages detached but present thus very good with near fine photographs with tiny tears and creases. The photo album contains a plethora of photographs featuring Esther Davis and her adventures. Most pictures are of the three Davis daughters; Alice, Rachel, and Esther either posed or candid shots with their friends taken at Michigan State Normal College in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Esther Davis is seen dancing and smiling with all her glee club members, standing outside wearing fancy clothing or costumes, and graduating high school and college. Esther Davis lived in the Bessie Leach Priddy House, a sorority, at Michigan State Normal College. While most of the pictures are from Michigan, some are labeled from places in Virginia and California. Two of which feature photos of Mary Pickford on the set of Little Annie Rooney which was being filmed in West Hollywood, California. Pickford was 33 at the time of filming but played a spry and determined young Irish girl. The movie became one of the highest grossing films of 1925. Pickford is seen smiling with the cast in one photo and then posing in the other. Both photos are fine with "Mary Pickford in 'Annie Roonie," written on the bottom edge. An interesting collection of photographs from a young woman during 1924 to 1930 documenting her adventures with friends and family, completing her education, and her encounter with Mary Pickford.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Fine & Striking Portrait Photograph, clearly signed and inscribed (William Surrey, 1864-1946, 'Two-Gun Bill', American Actor and Hero of Silent Western Films, the First Western Movie Star)

      1930 - 'to George Lavender from his friend' on the right side of the image, showing him three quarter length, nearly three quarter face, in hat, jersey, jacket and jeans, aiming a pistol in his right hand, another pistol has just emerged from his pocket on the left, he is standing beside his half life-size bronze portrait sculpted in the same pose in full cowboy dress, no place, no date, circa [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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      1930. Original album. Original Cloth. Very Good. In an album made by Newlyn of London, comprising blue cloth over heavy boards and leaves of gray boards with photo-windows, are 94 photographs measuring 3.25" x 4" that feature the Zulu tradition, Victoria Falls, etc. Album, 9.5" x 6" with "Photographs" and a gilt emblem on the cover. In the self-governing colony of Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), the point of this voyage was two-fold: to interact with some of Africa's Bantu people, and to observe the rush of Victoria Falls as first sighted by David Livingstone in 1855. Following a pleasant sea voyage with all of the comforts and entertainments expected of a British cruise company, this party of travelers visited the grave of Cecil Rhodes, which lies among the rock formations of the Matopos, and also the Shangani Patrol Memorial erected to commemorate Major Wilson's Last Stand during the first Matabele War in 1893. Zulu people are seen near the front of the album in a small town, and later the men are photographed on the banks of the Zambezi River in a long canoe, while the women fill clay water jugs to carry on their heads for many miles. Victoria Falls, with its immense gorges and raging waters, appear in no fewer than a dozen photographs. Lake Victoria is photographed, along with Victorial Falls Bridge, built in 1905. Our travelers attend and photograph a sport-related celebration where the British flag is prominent, and where African men perform a traditional dance with a large group of musicians playing hand-crafted, three-foot-wide wooden xylophones. A flavorful photo album.

      [Bookseller: R & A Petrilla, ABAA, IOBA]
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        [Archive of Original Designs for Kuhnle's Cremation Urns]

      1930s (?). Very good. A collection of 17 designs of Cremation Urns, of which 12 are original watercolor designs and 5 are chromolithographs (?) touched in crayon, each interleaved with archival tissue. Image size ca. 235 x 170 mm, matte size 365 x 280 mm (all mattes are wavy). With size measurements for each specimen written in the margins by a careful but shaky hand. Preserved in a fine protective case of silver gray cloth. A small but rather mysterious archive of elegant watercolor designs for Cremation Urns. Whereas the name of the designer (or manufacturer?) is clearly discerned, we have been unable to identify this individual (or company) with any certainty. Furthermore, we have been unable to discover if any of "Kuhnle's Cremation Urs" were ever produced. In the blank margins of each design are measurements in inches for the particular specimen, as well as a number -- perhaps a product or production number. The aesthetics of the 12 watercolors are quite appealing, and there is added interest in the manner by which the remaining 5 designs were rendered in a sort of chromolithographic process, involving -- it seems -- the application of crayon by hand. Highly curious.

      [Bookseller: Michael Laird Rare Books LLC]
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      Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1930. First edition. Former owners bookplate to front paste-down, neat signature and date to upper front free end paper, a nearly fine copy in a very good four-color pictorial dust wrapper with some age darkening to spine panel and a few small chips to head of spine panel and upper left corner of front panel. A fairly attractive example of an uncommon jacket. (11917). Octavo, pp. [1-12] 1-345 [346-348: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original light orange cloth, front panel stamped in brown and blind, spine panel stamped in brown. "Interplanetary adventure, incorporating a character study of a complex Napoleonic leader of the future." Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 526.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        The Maltese Falcon [1930 First Edition in First State Dust Jacket]

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1930. Book. VG+. Original Cloth. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original light gray cloth with falcon device and bordering on front cover in black, spine panel decorated in dark blue and black, deckled text block edges with top edge stained dark blue. [viii],268 pp. Nicely preserved copy showing light tanning/mottling to cover cloth, with a few marks along edges, top text block edge mildly faded. Firm binding. Minor soil spot to lower front flyleaf, diagonal corner crease to rear endsheet original to issue, overall VG+, likely Near Fine in many estimates. Very scarce unrestored first-issue dust jacket shows $2.00 price for both previous Hammett novels on rear panel and publisher's summary (not blurbs) on front panel; the jacket has a price-clipped front flap, minor chipping at heel of spine, 3/4" long x 1/4" deep chip at head of spine, minor loss to top corners with 1 3/4" closed tear along upper front flap fold, 1 1/4" closed tear at head of front joint, short tear with minor loss at head of rear joint and short closed tear along top rear edge, with typical age toning to rear panel and flap edges, front panel slightly soiled but retaining bright color, technically Good+ to perhaps VG- but with relatively minor faults, great candidate for professional restoration, displays well in new mylar..

      [Bookseller: Saucony Book Shop]
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        Philip's 12 inch (31 cm) Terrestrial Globe - Erdglobus. Geographical Institute George Philip's Son Ltd, 32 Fleet Street London Principal shipping routes with distances in nautical miles. Principal transcontinental Railroads. Principal Air Mail routes

      Terrestrial Globe 12 inches (31 cm) on wooden tripod. Height 57 cm Age: 1930's. Condition: some abrasions with very limited text loss in the Atlantic, otherwise fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Liber Antiqua]
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        Original-Entwürfe für ein Bootshaus (1930). In einer eigens angefertigten Mappe mit kalligraphisch gestaltetem Titel in rot und schwarz: 'Entwurf eines Bootshauses für wh. Herrn Ing. Heinz Schirmer in Nürnberg / Bayern. Entwurf: M 1:50. 1:25. Ausgeführt von Jorg Jarosch Dipl. Arch. Wien i. Oktober November des Jahres 1930'. Enthält 8 Kartons (25 x 40 cm) mit 5 montierten Architekturzeichnungen in bräunlicher Tusche (20 x 35 cm) und 3 Blaupausen (15,5 x 20 bzw. 23 cm), sowie ein handschriftliches Exposé auf 5 Blatt kariertem Papier, 28,5 x 22,5 cm, mit 1 Seite Widmung und anschließend 8 Seiten Erläuterung, jeweils signiert und datiert. Beigelegt sind 3 Blaupausen eines anderen Projekts: "Einbau einer Wohnung in der Grolandstr. Nürnberg", "Fr

      - Mappe aus rotem Halbleinen und Pappe mit zwei Schließbändern (Rückengelenke eingerissen, Decken etwas gebräunt und leicht berieben), 40 x 26 cm Bei dem Entwurf für ein Bootshaus handelt es um ein Geschenk des jungen Architekten Jorg Jarosch, eines Schülers von Clemens Holzmeister, der gerade sein Studium an der Wiener Akademie der Künste abgeschlossen hatte: "Meinem lb. Freund Heinz Schirmer zugedacht. Weihnachten 1930. J." heißt es in der Widmung. Wer Heinz Schirmer ist und ob das Bootshaus überhaupt realisiert wurde, ja ob überhaupt eine Chance dafür bestand wissen wir nicht. Jedenfalls demonstriert Jarosch in den Zeichnungen seine Fertigkeiten als Architekt, indem er dem Betrachter die zwei Ebenen des Grundrisses, mit dem eigentlichen Bootshaus im Erdgeschoss und einer Wohnung im darüber liegenden Obergeschoss, vor Augen führt sowie die zugehörigen vier Außenwände. Das in Holzbauweise gedachte Gebäude mit niedrigem und oben flach gehaltenem Walmdach wirkt einfach und wird vor allem durch die allein nach funktionalen Gesichtspunkten angeordneten Wandöffnungen (diese in unterschiedlicher Größe) gegliedert. Besondere Akzente setzen Geländer, die die Außentreppen und Terrasse begrenzen. Lebhaft fühlt man sich an das nur ein Jahr früher von Konrad Wachsmann (1901-1980) errichtete Sommerhaus für Albert Einstein in Caputh erinnert. Durch die Darstellung des einfahrenden Segelboots wird die Einheit von Nutzung und Bauwerk auch visuell unterstrichen, Boot und Haus verschmelzen zu einer funktionalen Einheit. Dazu im Kontrast steht die Einrichtung des Wohnraumes im Obergeschoss, die auf drei Blaupausen dargestellt ist, mit Mobiliar im Stil des Art déco, darunter ein Buffet, ein Bücherregal und ein eigenwillig gestaltetes Sofa. Und auch die drei beigefügten Blaupausen eines Speisezimmers eines Nürnberger Stadthauses zeigen Jarosch als Entwerfer von aufwendigen Einzelmöbeln wie eines Buffets und einer Vitrine: Aufriss einer Wand des Speisezimmers (18 x 35,5 cm, Maßstab 1:20), Entwurf zu einem Buffet (20 x 33 cm, Maßstab 1:10) Entwurf zu einer Vitrine (20,5 x 27 cm, Maßstab 1:10). Bei all diesen Möbelentwürfen erweist er sich stark dem Art déco verpflichtet und damit prädestiniert für eine wohlhabende Auftraggeberschicht, die teure Materialien und schöne Oberflächen liebte, sie aber in einem schlichten und funktionalen Design verarbeitet sehen wollte. Einblick in Jaroschs Denken gibt der dem Bootshausprojekt beigefügte handschriftliche Text. Jarosch erörtert hier sein Projekt nämlich nicht im technischen Sinne, vielmehr entwickelt er einen architekturtheoretischen Überbau. Zunächst vergleicht er das Bootshaus mit einer Garage. Letztere gehorche allein dem Zweck und bilde somit eine "vorteilhafte Kulisse", um "die rassigen Formen und Linien" des Automobils nicht zu beeinträchtigen. Auto wie Segelboot hätten ihre "unzweideutigen Formen, aus dem Zweck entstanden, also schön." Die Schönheit des Zwecks, das "Zweckgefühl" liefe freilich bisweilen Gefahr, durch eine "spezielle Romatik" "vollkommen verleugnet" zu werden. Dazu zählten überdeutliche Anklänge an andere Baugattungen wie die Alpen- oder Fischerhütte, die doch mit dem Segelsport nichts zu tun hätten. Auch müsse das Zweckgefühl Rücksicht auf Nebensächlichkeiten nehmen, die mit der reinen Zweckform des Segelboots nur bedingt etwas zu tun haben. Gemeint sind notwendige Funktionen, die sich aus den Konventionen des Segelsports ergeben: Der Bedarf eines Umkleideraums, eines Wohn- und Essraums, um Gäste zu bewirten, einen Schlafraum, um bessere Witterung abzuwarten oder gar Urlaub "mit Kind und Kegel" hier zu verbringen. Diese Nebenächlichkeiten überlagerten bisweilen gar das Hauptthema. Dennoch müsse sich die Architektur des Bootshauses aus dem Zweck und der Kultur, mithin auch der Mode (alles in Weiß), des Segelsports entwickeln. Jorg Janosch wurde am 20. März 1905 in Erlangen geboren und verstarb am 20. April 1980 in Baden bei Wien. Nach dem Besuch der Realschule in Nürnberg ging er zunä [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Klebebilderalbum / Scrapbook, um 1930.

      4. 30 Bl. mit 1.240 verschiedenen, farbigen montierten Sammelmarken, Reklamebildern, Werbemarken und Kaufmannsbildern. OKart. mit Fadenbindung (geringe Läsuren). Überaus reichhaltiges, sorgfältig zusammengestelltes privates Sammelbilderalbum. - Tls. vollständige Serien. - Wenige Marken mit Läsuren. Die letzte Seite leer. - Insgesamt von guter, sauberer Erhaltung.

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      Bestetti e Tumminelli, 1930. In-4 gr., 3 voll., tela editoriale, pp. 63 di testo descrittivo delle complessive 480 tavole in b.n. che illustrano, con fotografie e con disegni architettonici, i palazzi della Toscana (Firenze, Siena, Pienza, S. Gimignano, Montepulciano, Pistoia, Lucca, Massa) - Venezia, Verona, Mantova, Vicenza, Padova - Bologna, Ferrara, Modena, Piacenza, Cremona, Pavia, Brescia, Bergamo, Milano, Torino e Genova. Importante edizione d'arte, ben conservata.

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        Autograph Letter Signed

      June 10, 1930, 1930 Handwritten letter signed by Thornton Wilder on Alpha Delta Phi Club stationary commenting on his disapproval of the sale of an authors manuscripts to a bookseller: "June 10, 1930/ My dear Mr. Greene: In my opinion manuscripts are not a thing that should be sold during an author's lifetime. And Galsworthy' gesture may prove - with the lapse of time-to have been ill-judged. Indeed I had hoped to see your bookshop, but the routine of campus duties made inroads into many of my good intentions and into almost all that centered downtown. Sincerely yours, Thornton Wilder".. Signed by Author(s). No Binding. Very Good.

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        Scena campestre.

      A.E.A., Milano. 1930 - Tratta dalla cartella intitolata "6 scene campestri", stampata a Milano dalla A.E.A. - Anonima Editrice Arte Milano. "Edizione di n. 240 esemplari [la presente è la 20°]; le pietre sono state cancellate a tiratura eseguita. Durante la Seconda Guerra Mondiale, in seguito a un bombardamento, la maggior parte delle cartelle andarono perdute. Si suppone che le cartelle oggi esistenti non superino il numero di 40" (R. Barilli, Tullio Garbari. Opere grafiche 1912-1931, Trento 1986, n. 97). Firmata e numerata a matita in basso. Esemplare n. 20/240. Formato: Litografia di cm 45x35. Buono.

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        The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen. Illustrated by William Strand and J.B. Clark

      London: Chelsea Publishing , n.d. [1930s?] - Bound by Riviere in full red polished calf; all edges gilt; spine compartments decorated in gilt with morocco title labels; raised bands; a fine copy in a cloth slipcase. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Milano-Roma, Bestetti e Tumminelli, 1930. In-4 gr., 3 voll., tela editoriale, pp. 63 di testo descrittivo delle complessive 480 tavole in b.n. che illustrano, con fotografie e con disegni architettonici, i palazzi della Toscana (Firenze, Siena, Pienza, S. Gimignano, Montepulciano, Pistoia, Lucca, Massa) - Venezia, Verona, Mantova, Vicenza, Padova - Bologna, Ferrara, Modena, Piacenza, Cremona, Pavia, Brescia, Bergamo, Milano, Torino e Genova. Importante edizione d'arte, ben conservata.

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        Collection of Railway Post Office (RPO) Cancels From the Collection of Frederick Langford.

      1930s. 1930 - Collection of several hundred RPO canceled covers arranged in three binders by divisions, 1-15. Also included is a typescript of all the individual RPOs.

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        The Pursuit [Hauran, Autumn 1918]

      London: Faber & Faber, 1930. 31 pp. 1 vols. Square 8vo. Plain card wrappers in orange printed dust jacket (minor chipping at edges). Inscribed by the author on inside front wrapper. 31 pp. 1 vols. Square 8vo. 'They charged behind El-Orans when at set of sun ...'. Narrative verse account of war in the desert 'He who had dined with princes ate the poor Beduin fare, The darling of a palace slept in the tents of hair; Swiftly he learnt the desert from Maan to Marb Dam, And ever at his bridle arm like a shadow rode Sottam. 'Full many a mellay knew them, o'er many a trench they strode, When Sidi Feisal's army poured up the pilgrim road. They charged behind El-Orans when at the set of sun He and old Auda's handful saw your best battalion run.' Philip Graves, elder brother of the poet Robert Graves, knew the East well, and was the Times correspondent in Constantinople until the outbreak of the war when he was expelled. He reached Cairo in 1915 "with the reputation of being the leading British expert on the Turkish army, his writing skills were put to use on the constant updating of The Turkish Army Handbook, on which he was assisted by T. E. Lawrence. In the following year he joined the Arab Bureau, and at the end of 1917 was a member of Gilbert Clayton's 'political camp' at General Allenby's advanced general headquarters" (ODNB). After the war, he served again as Times correspondent in Constantinople where in 1921 he debunked the "Protocols of the elders of Zion" and demonstrated it to be a fraud based upon a nineteenth-century pamphlet attack upon Napoleon III. His stirring poem, The Pursuit, bears a printed dedication To My Old Friends of the Arab Bureau" and at page 28 the quatrains above mention the exploits of Lawrence of Arabia. This copy is inscribed "To T.E. Shaw with best wishes from Philip Graves". "Books at Clouds Hill", in: T.E. Lawrence by His Friends, p. 489 (this copy noted). Not in O'Brien. OCLC: 4108127

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        My Early Life: A Roving Commission [together with] Thoughts and Adventures.

      London: Thornton Butterworth Limited,, 1930 & 1932. 2 volumes, octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, spines with single-line gilt panel to compartments (gilt rampant lion device gilt to four of the six), single-line panel on sides, facsimile of Churchill's signature in gilt on front covers, two-line gilt turn-ins, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. Housed in a custom-made leather-entry slipcase. Plates from photographs, illustrations in the text. General light toning to letterpress. Very good copies. First editions, first impressions. Presentation copies from Churchill to Robert Boothby: My Early Life with a pre-publication inscription on the preliminary blank: "Robert Boothby from Winston S. Churchill Oct. 14. 1930" (we have had another inscribed presentation copy similarly dated, six days before publication); this copy in Cohen's second state (with the cancel half-title). Thoughts and Adventures: "Robert Boothby from Winston S. Churchill Nov. 1932". Robert Boothby (1900-1986) was chosen by Churchill to be his parliamentary private secretary in 1926, holding the post until the government fell at the 1929 general election. "Over the years his relations with Churchill, though intermittently close, were scarred by differences of opinion, for instance on India and the abdication of Edward VIII, and above all by Boothby's natural incapacity to be a disciple or courtier" (ODNB). In a letter to Martin Gilbert, Boothby noted that he received in 1935 a wedding gift from the Churchills ("a magnificent silver ink-stand and pot") and commented "I was then still his blue-eyed boy" (Winston S. Churchill, Companion Volume V, p. 1123). Gilbert also cites Boothby's glowing letter to Churchill when the latter's The World Crisis was serialized in The Times in February 1926: "It rivets attention upon the battlefields of France and those who died there, for all time" (Winston S. Churchill, Volume V, p. 229). In October of 1930 Churchill was very much preoccupied with the question of India and tariffs and Gilbert records that on the morning of the 14th (the date of his inscription) he personally delivered a letter to Baldwin, at the time leader of the Conservative opposition (and a friend of Boothby's father), concerning his (Churchill's) objection to tariffs; he also joined the Indian Empire Society and discussed the political situation with Lord Reading. During November 1932 (the timing of the Thoughts and Adventures inscription) Churchill was at the forefront of parliamentary debates concerning German rearmament. My Early Life is Churchill's first volume of sustained biography, a highly entertaining account of his childhood, schooldays at Harrow, military training at Sandhurst, experiences as a war correspondent in Cuba, and service attached to the Malakand field force on the northwest frontier of India, charging with the 21st lancers at Omdurman, and as a POW in South Africa during the Boer War. Thoughts and Adventures covers his early political career, the battle of Sidney Street, service on the Western Front (with a near-silence on Gallipoli), the negotiation of the Irish settlement, thoughts on the "Mass effects of modern life" and life "Fifty years hence". A handsomely bound pair with an excellent provenance.

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        Moby Dick or The Whale by Herman Melville

      Chicago: Lakeside Press, 1930. Hardcover. Orig. decorated black cloth, silver front cover and backstrip designs. Top edges stained black. Near fine. 3 vols.. Kent, Rockwell. 279, 284, 282 pages. 30 x 21.5 cm. A profusion of black and white illustrations, full-page and textual by Rockwell Kent, approximately 280 in total. The title page vignettes were hand-engraved by Kent, and the only ones he engraved directly on the metal [copper plate] in his long career -- see: JONES, D.B. "The Prints of Rockwell Kent" p.60. Kent also noted, "They (Lakeside Press) wanted to publish some American Classics, a selected few just to show what they could do in bookmaking, considering "Moby Dick" the most beautiful book ever published in America" Limited edition, one of 1000 printed on Arnold unbleached white wove antique paper under the supervision of William A. Kittredge. THE ARTIST AND THE BOOK 140. Bookplates front cover pastedowns, pastedown endpaper of Vol. 3 mottled at lower extremity.

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        Juden sehen Dich an Bitte beachten Sie Nr. 9 unserer AGB (Druckwerke aus totalitären Staaten / 86 und 130 StGB, Jugendschutzgesetz)!

      Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlagseinband (Steifumschlag / Broschur / Kartoneinband 8vo im Format 14,7 x 21 cm) mit Deckeltitel sowie dem fotoillustriertem Original-Schutzumschlag OSU. 95 Seiten, mit vielen ganzseitigen Fotoabbildungen auf Kunstdruckpapier, Schrift: Fraktur, sowie einer ganzseitigen illustrierten Verlagsanzeige "Das wahre Gesicht der russischen Revolution. Selbsterlebnisse eines Deutsch-Russen" (Verlag Deutsche Kultur-Wacht Berlin-Schöneberg) - Aus dem Inhalt: Vorwort - Blutjuden - Lügenjuden - Betrugsjuden - Zersetzungsjuden - Kunstjuden - Geldjuden - Schlusswort. - Mit gedruckter Widmung: "Pg. Julius Streicher, der Gauführer von Franken, stand immer in der vordersten Linie der nationalsozialistischen Front. Furchtlos und treu dem deutschen Blut und dem nationalsozialistischen Gedanken trat er für Deutschland in die Schranken. Er hatte Juda als den Todfeind, als den Verderber Deutschlands erkannt, er kannte die Riesenmacht aber auch die Schwächen Judas. Er war einer der ersten, der, von der überragenden Bedeutung Adolf Hitlers überzeugt, sich ihm anschloss und seiner Führung unterstellte. Julius Streicher schreckten nicht Drohungen und Gefängnis. Zielbewusst kämpfte er gegen den Verderber Deutschlands, und mancher wuchtige Hieb seines Sturmes brachte einen prominenten Juden zur Strecke. Diesem tapferen Vorkämpfer widmen wir unser Buch "Juden sehen Dich an", in Anerkenntnis seiner großen Verdienste. Wir wissen, daß der alte böse Feind noch nicht ganz geschlagen ist, und daß deshalb weiterhin gekämpft werden muss bis zum Endsieg, und wir hoffen, mit unserem Buch ein weiteres Rüstzeug gegen diesen Feind geschaffen zu haben. Verfasser und Verlag" - Die ganzseitigen Portrait-Fotosbbildungen bekannter Juden mit Bildunterschriften wie z.B.: "Bernhard Weiß genannt "Isidor", auch "das Nasobem". War langjähriger Polizei-Vizepräsident von Berlin und ein geradezu teuflischer Verfolger der deutschen Jugend und des Nationalsozialismus, schützte das Verbrechertum, verkehrte in Spielclubs, gehörte dem bekannten Centralverein deutscher Staatsbürger jüdischen Glaubens an, sein Bruder nahm Provision für die Beschaffung von Schankstättenkonzessionen. Im Sommer 19.2.1930 aus dem Amt entfernt . . . / Münzenberg, Führer der Mordkommune / Professor Magnus Hirschfeld. Verteidigt die Homosexualität in besonders schmutziger Weise, propagiert alle Art von Sittenlosigkeit. Forderte noch 1928: "Ein natürlicher Geschlechtsverkehr der Schuljugend sei, wenn kein Zwang auf den anderen ausgeübt werde, keine Sünde und nichts Unehrenhaftes" / Schulrat Löwenstein. Machte aus der "Karl-Marx-Schule" eine kommunistische Pflanzschule des Untermenschentums, lehrte die Kinder Volk, Rasse und Deutschtum verachten, richtete Berliner Arbeiterkinder zu Volksverrat und Jugendknechtschaft ab. Ihm zur Seite stand der Jude Carlsen (Krakauer) / Die Gebrüder Rotter. Eigentlich ließen sie Schaie, schufen sich einen Theaterkonzern auf Pump in Berlin, der mit schwerer Schädigung der Lieferanten zusammenbrach. Verseuchten die Berliner Bühnen mit geschmacklosem Kitsch. Augenblicklich befindet sich die edle Chawrusse in Liechtenstein . . ." - Deutsches / Drittes Reich, Widmung an Frankenführer Julius Streicher, Judentum eine Gefahr für alles Nichtjüdische und in Deutschland unerwünscht, geringe Anzahl nicht schädlicher Juden, nationalsozialistischer Kampf gegen Juden, Adolf Hitler als Zielscheibe jüdischer Lügen, Zappeljude Charles Chaplin, jüdische Wirtschaftskriminalität in der Weimarer Republik, Juden als Wirtschaftskriminelle größten Ausmaßes, Zersetzung und Verjudung des deutschen Kulturlebens, illustrierte Bücher, scharfer judenfeindlicher Standpunkt, Kampf des Deutschtums unter Adolf Hitler gegen jüdische Überfremdung, NS.-Schrifttum, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut - 4. Auflage in guter Erhaltung (Schutzumschlag mit einigen Fehlstellen, diese fachmännisch hinterlegt, sonst sehr gut) weitere Bilder und Beschreibung s.Nr. 25501! Versand an Institutionen auch gegen Rechnung

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        Raoul Dufy

      Paris: Librairie Floury, 1930. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. Bound in 3/4 moroccan leather over brown linen boards. Hardcover. 27 cm. Handsome binding and cover, but one corner worn. Marbled end pages. Clean, unmarked pages. 285 pages illustrations, plates (9 in color). Original lithograph wrappers bound in (pochoir colored card covers). Original etched frontis by Dufy, signed in the plate. No. 845 of a limited ed.

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        De geschiedenis van den soldaat. Gelezen - Gespeeld - Gedanst - Geteekend. Vertaling M. Nijhoff. Teekeningen Edgard Tijtgat.

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

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        Il Popolo Sannita - 1930 Settimanale della Federazione Provinciale Fascista di Benevento

      Stab. Tip. "Le Forche Caudine" - Benevento. ITALIANO 0,02 Settimanale degli anni '30 in buono stato, scritta con matita colorata su testata, alcune bruniture, pagine ben conservate. Inserzioni pubblicitarie in testo. N. 42, 22 ottobre 1930, anno II del periodico Il Popolo Sannita - Settimanale della Federazione Provinciale Fascista di Benevento, direttore responsabile: Alberto Varano, redattore capo: Domenico Mancuso. USATO

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        La Femme Visible

      1930. DALI, Salvador. La Femme Visible. 72, [6] pp. Illustrated with a heliogravure frontispiece by Salvador Dali plus photographic portrait of Gala and three architectural photographs plus three Dali reproductions. Small folio, 285 x 225 mm, bound in original aluminum paper wrappers covered by red tissue paper with title printed in black on the cover. In a new red cloth box. Paris: Editions Surrealistes, 1930. |~||~||~||~| A fine copy of one of Dali's earliest books, containing a superb frontispiece heliogravure reworked with needle, in addition to a portrait photograph of Gala which had been reworked by Max Ernst in 1925. The Dali texts were selected by Gala and consist of "Ane pourri", "Chevre sanitaire", "Amour" and "Le Grand masturbateur". One of 135 on Arches from a total of 204 printed. Inscribed by Dali to Andre Lhote on the half-title. Some slight wear to the fragile red tissue covers, otherwise a fine copy. Michler and Lopsinger, Salvador Dali: Catalogue Raisonné of Etchings and Mixed-Media Prints, 1924 - 1980. No.4

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

      - Bildmaß ca. 40 x 57 cm ( Höhe x Breite ). Das Gemälde in farbenfrohen grün-blauen Pastell-Tönen zeigt nach Auskunft des Vorbesitzers die Stadt Forio auf Ischia mit der Kirche Chiesa di San Gaetano auf einem Hügel. Das Bild rechts unten mit *W. Gilles * signiert, wohl um 1930 gemalt, Öl auf Leinwand, ungerahmt. Das Bild etwas fleckig, die Leinwand zu den Außenrändern teils ausgefranst sowie mit kleineren Randläsionen durch alte Montierung. Zum Unterrand hin mit wenigen stecknadelkopfgroßen Löchern ( kaum sichtbar ). ( Lagerort GR-Grosse Mappe blau ) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        By E. E. Cummings)

      Covici Friede, New York 1930 - First Edition, #383 Of 491 Copies Signed By The Author. 4To. [Vi], [64] Pp. Rebound In Full Dark Blue Morocco, Spine With Two Bands, Lettered And Stamped In Gilt, Fine Marbled Endpapers, Gilt Inner Dentelles, A.E.G., Bound By Bayntun Of Bath. Firmage A9. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        AN OUTLINE HISTORY OF PAINTING in Europe to the End of the Nineteenth Century

      London: The Medici Society, 1930. Octavo. 274pp, 149 illustrations of which 24 are in colour, finely bound by Sangorski & Suttcliffe in 3/4 brown crushed morocco over marbled paper covered boars with matching endpapers, raised bands with compartments ruled in gilt, top edge gilt. A fine, bright copy.

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        The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism.

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

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        Das Geheimnis des Reichs. Roman.

      Wien, Saturn-Verlag. 1930 - 8°. 251 (1) S. 1 Bl. OLn. Kopffarbschnitt. 1. Ausgabe. Mit eigenhändiger Widmung an ". Edith Wachtel - gute Unterhaltung! Wien Jänner 30 Heimito Doderer". Im Druck Ernst von Scharmitzer gewidmet. - WG 3. Rücken aufgehellt. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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