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        My Early Life

      London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1930. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good. This book comes from the personal collection of Churchill's bibliographer, Ronald I. Cohen. This is the first edition, first printing, first state, first binding state. Originally published in October 1930, My Early Life is Churchill's extremely popular autobiography, covering the years from his birth in 1874 to his first few years in Parliament. One can hardly ask for more adventurous content. These were momentous and formative years for Churchill, including his time as a war correspondent and cavalry officer in theatres as varied as Cuba, northwest India, and sub-Saharan and southern Africa. This time contained a wide range of experiences in Churchill’s life. Not only was he developing as an author, publishing his first books, and making his first lecture tour of North America, but this was also the time of his capture and daring escape during the Boer War, which made him a celebrity and helped launch his political career. Churchill would take his seat in Parliament only weeks after the end of Queen Victoria's reign. My Early Life remains one of the most popular and widely read of all Churchill's books. And for good reason, as the work certainly ranks among the most charming and assessible of his many books. An original 1930 review likened it to a "beaker of Champagne." That effervescent charm endures; a more recent writer called it "a racy, humorous, self-deprecating classic of autobiography." To be sure, Churchill takes some liberties with facts and perhaps unduly lightens or over-simplifies certain events, but this is eminently forgivable and in keeping with the wit, pace, and engaging style that characterizes the book. My Early Life sold very well at the time and has seen a great many editions since, many of them collectible in their own right, but of course a premium attaches to first editions. The challenge for collectors is that the plum colored binding of this edition proved especially susceptible to fading, soiling, and wear; nearly all copies are considerably spine faded. Moreover, the contents are susceptible to heavy spotting and the binding is often cocked. This helps explain why so many first editions of this book have been torn apart and rebound. Here is a very good copy - an unrestored first edition, first printing, first state, first binding state. Edition, impression, and state are confirmed by a three-line rather than five-line title on the front cover, a binding in rough texture cloth rather than smooth, and 11 Churchill titles listed on the half-title verso. The cloth binding remains square and tight with nicely rounded spine. Though the spine is sunned, as usual, the spine gilt remains clearly legible and the spine cloth remains free of soiling, showing only minor wrinkling at the spine ends. The covers remain bright, with only trivial soiling to the rear cover and modest bumps to the lower corners. The contents are free of any internal spotting and show no previous ownership marks. Light spotting appears confined to the top and fore edges. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A91.1.a, Woods/ICS A37(aa), Langworth p.131.

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        Les Livres de L'Enfance du XVIe au XIXe Siecle [2 Volumes]

      Gumuchian & Cie.. Hardcover. [Set2008] Paris, 1930. Quarto, 446 pp. + 336 plates. One of 900 copies of the first edition, this copy unnumbered. A near fine complete set. Original wraps bound into tan cloth with morocco labels to spine. Small amount of foxing to outer edges of pages, contents excellent with minimal normal tanning. A very nice set of this essential Children's reference. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. . Very Good. 1930. First Edition.

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        My Early Life

      Thornton Butterworth Limited, London 1930 - Originally published in October 1930, My Early Life is Churchill's extremely popular autobiography, covering the years from his birth in 1874 to his first few years in Parliament. One can hardly ask for more adventurous content. These were momentous and formative years for Churchill, including his time as a war correspondent and cavalry officer in theatres as varied as Cuba, northwest India, and sub-Saharan and southern Africa. This time contained a wide range of experiences in Churchill’s life. Not only was he developing as an author, publishing his first books, and making his first lecture tour of North America, but this was also the time of his capture and daring escape during the Boer War, which made him a celebrity and helped launch his political career. Churchill would take his seat in Parliament only weeks after the end of Queen Victoria's reign. My Early Life remains one of the most popular and widely read of all Churchill's books. And for good reason, as the work certainly ranks among the most charming and easy to read of his many books. An original 1930 review likened it to a "beaker of Champagne." That effervescent charm endures; a more contemporary writer called it "a racy, humorous, self-deprecating classic of autobiography." To be sure, Churchill takes some liberties with facts and perhaps deceptively lightens or over-simplifies certain events, but this is eminently forgivable and in keeping with the wit, pace, and engaging style that characterizes the book. My Early Life sold very well at the time and has seen a great many editions since, many of them collectible in their own right, but of course a premium attaches to first editions. The challenge for collectors is that the plum colored binding of this edition proved especially susceptible to fading, soiling, and wear; nearly all copies are considerably spine faded. Moreover, the contents are susceptible to heavy spotting and the binding is often cocked. This helps explain why so many first editions of this book have been torn apart and rebound. This is the British first edition, first printing. The binding is smooth cloth with five lines on the front cover. (Note that both smooth and coarse cloth bindings, with either three or five line titles on the front cover, were produced by the publisher prior to publication.) This is the second state of the first printing, with 12 Churchill titles listed on the half-title verso. Condition is very good minus. The plum cloth binding is square and tight. Spine presentation is quite decent for the edition; the spine is only lightly sunned, retaining good, even color and bright gilt. The binding is moderately soiled and shows wear at the corners and spine ends. The contents are unusually clean; we find no spotting either internally or on the page ends. The contents show modest age-toning toward the edges. The paper is split at the half title gutter, but the webbing beneath remains entirely intact and the binding tight. The sole inscription - in pencil - is an owner's name and date of "1930" on the ffep. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A91.1.c, Woods/ICS A37(aa), Langworth p.131. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        My Early Life. A Roving Commission

      London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, (1930). . Fourth impression. 8vo. (3)-392 pp., without the front blank. Attractively bound by Bayntun in burgundy crushed morocco over cloth sides, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered to two panels, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Frontispiece, 16 full page plates, 1 full page illustration plus 10 maps and plans of which 1 is folding and some are set in the text. A lovely copy. Woods, A37a. This impression published within two months of the first.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        The Bridge

      New York: Horace Liveright. (1930). First. First American edition, preceded by the very limited French edition. Photograph by Walker Evans. Fine in a very good, spine-faded dustwrapper with a couple of internally repaired short tears, in custom cloth chemise and quarter morroco slipcase. Inscribed by the poet: "For Tom Smith with best wishes, Hart Crane." This edition was extensively revised and corrected following the first privately printed edition of 275 copies published by the Black Sun Press in Paris three months earlier. Smith was the editor-in-chief for the publisher Horace Liveright to whom, some evidence exists, Crane turned to when he was short on funds. Smith picked a succession of bestsellers for Liveright beginning with Hendrick Van Loon's The Story of Mankind (1921). Equally important, he selected up-and-coming writers Eugene O'Neill (Gold: A Play in Four Acts), Ernest Hemingway (In OurTime), William Faulkner (Soldier's Pay), T.S. Eliot (The Waste Land), Sherwood Anderson (Windy McPherson's Son), and Hart Crane (The Bridge). He also edited Dreiser's An American Tragedy. As Manuel Komroff wrote in his tribute to Smith and to his lasting influence on American literature: "Here was born a new American renaissance. All literature was changed and the relation between literature and the great American public was also changed ... much of this change was due to Tom Smith ... No one literary man in America has to his credit so much and no one literary man has carried this load with such humble modesty ..." (The Book of Tom Smith. A Biblio-Epitaph. Privately Printed, 1942). The relationship between Liveright and Smith inspired Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur to co-write and co-direct the 1935 film The Scoundrel (for which they won an Academy Award for their screenplay). One of the highspots of 20th Century poetry, rare signed, and with an excellent association. Connolly 100. .

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        THE MENTAL MARVEL

      Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co.,. 1930. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 1-323 [324-326: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank],. original decorated green cloth, front panel stamped in black and ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in black.. Top edge of text block foxed, else a fine copy in a very good four-. color pictorial dust jacket with light wear at edges, rubbing with. slight loss along front spine fold, and dust soiling to rear panel.. (#130374). First edition. Humorous fantasy (coded "biological science fiction" in 1978 Bleiler checklist) about a mental superman who claims he can outwit any opponent in the boxing ring, and attract any woman outside of it. "One of the better pulp writers." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years, p. 465. MacIsaac was a Boston newspaperman who went to Harvard, then went on to a career in writing fiction and screenplays. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 527. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 757. Bleiler (1978), p. 130. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Hubin (1994), p. 532.

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        STEINLEN (STEINLEN ET LA RUE, SAINT LAZARE).

      - Paris, Eugène Rey, 1930. 25x33 cm. Ouvrage orné de 175 dessins inédits de Steinlen reproduits en fac-similé, dont 15 planches hors-texte. Broché. Couverture rempliée. Avec le feuillet publicitaire de souscription. Emboîtage en carton brut. Un peu de jeu dans les cahiers et petites traces d'usage sur le dos, sinon ouvrage en bon état. RARE. Un des 25 exemplaires sur papier Impérial du Japon (après 10 exemplaires sur papier ancien du Japon). (n° 11). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        Steinlen (Steinlen et la rue, Saint-Lazare )

      - Petit in folio, 25x33 cm. Broché. Couverture rempliée, Paris, Eugène Rey, 1930., environ 200 pages. Ouvrage orné de 175 dessins inédits de Steinlen reproduits en fac-similé (certains en couleurs,) dont 15 planches hors-texte. Un des 10 (n°8), sur papier ancien du Japon (premier papier) Executé vers la fin de sa vie, les dessins de "La Rue" donnent une vision spontanée et saisissante du Paris populaire. Quant aux documents sur la prison de Saint-Lazare, ils expriment avec précision la vie, les travaux, les attitudes des pensionnaires de cet asile ainsi que l'architecture du batiment

      [Bookseller: Librairie Bombillon]
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        Decorative Arts ] Neue Flachenlosungen Aus Dem Atelier Maler Paul Grohmann, Dresden Anregungen Fur Freihand in Modler-,Pinsel-,Spritz- Und Schablonen-technik

      Springer Moller A. G., Leipzig 1930 - First Edition. Loose sheets, approximately 11 x 15 inches, lacking the original portfolio housing. The text pages are chipped at the edges and some of the spine folds are separated. No loss of text. The plates are nearly all in fine condition, with occasional chipping to the extreme edges of the plates and no loss to the image. 8 loose pages of description (in German) detailing each plate and it's contents. 30 loose color plates, with wonderful production values. Loose plates. This large set of color plates was published by Springer & Moller AG ('lacquer and color works'). 'Brush, squirting and stencil' techniques from the Dresden studio of painter Paul Grohmann, highlighting the potential applications of Springer & Moller's products in murals and decoration. OCLC notes this was issued in a portfolio, here lacking. Scarce, with only 6 institutions holding examples as of this writing. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Kuenzig Books ( ABAA / ILAB )]
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        JAPANESE BOOK OF TOYS

      - JAPANESE INTEREST. JAPANESE BOOK OF TOYS. Offered here is a large panorama of toys. It measures 15 1/2" wide x 10 3/4" high, pictorial paper covers. Faint corner stain on front cover and some loss of plain paper on rear cover else VG+. Published in Tokyo circa 1930. Folded accordion style, there 12 large and very fine color woodblock illustrations of a variety of toys from tops and dolls to flower carts. Each color page faces a full page illustrated in line. The images are large and striking.

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        Stock Market Theory and Practice,

      B.C. Forbes Publishing 1930 - New York: B. C. Forbes Publishing, 1930. First Edition, Fourth Printing as stated. In scarce, original dust jacket. In Near Fine condition, in a Near Fine dust jacket. Clean text. Sound binding. Light foxing to end papers. Faint scuffing at bottom edge of boards. The dust jacket is remarkably well preserved. It shows crimping at the top of the rear panel, with a tape ghost to the verso, and very slight rubbing. An handsome copy, rare in such a nice, original dust jacket. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Theory of Electrons and Protons

      The Royal Society, London 1930 - FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS of Dirac's electron "hole" theory; the foundation for his prediction of anti-matter. One troubling consequence of the famous Dirac relativistic wave equation was that it implied that electrons should exist in states of negative as well as positive energy. Therefore a Dirac electron with initially positive energy should fall indefinitely by spontaneous emission towards states of lower and lower energy. To avoid this Dirac postulated in "A Theory of Electrons and Protons" that the states of negative energy were normally filled up according to the exclusion principle. Holes in this "sea" would behave like positively-charged particles. Dirac initially believed that these holes could be identified with protons, but Hermann Weyl and others showed that they should have the same mass as the electron. The following year, in the introduction to another paper (on a different topic), Dirac conceded and called these holes 'anti-electrons'. The existence of this particle was demonstrated experimentally by Carl Anderson in 1932; he called it the 'positron'. Dirac shared the 1933 Noble Prize in Physics with Schrodinger for "for the discovery of new productive forms of atomic theory". Particle Physics: One Hundred Years of Discoveries: "Introduction of the negative energy electron sea with holes treated as positive electrons". IN: Proceedings of the Royal Society, A126, Vol. 126, pp.360-65. London: The Royal Society, 1930. Octavo, original wrappers; custom box. Toning to wrappers, otherwise fine. Scarce in original wrappers. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Contact Collection of Contemporary Writers.

      Contact Editions, Paris,. 1930 - Octavo. Original grey wrappers, printed in black, all edges untrimmed. Housed in a blue cloth slipcase. Wrappers a trifle dusty, backstrip lightly tanned and with a trace of creasing and a superficial split at the lower joint. Very good indeed. First edition, sole printing. One of just 300 copies printed. McAlmon's magnificent collection of work by his peers. Containing important contributions by Barnes, Bryer, Butts, Douglas, Ford, Hemingway, H.D., Joyce, Mina Loy Pound, Stein, Williams and others. Joyce submitted - from Work in Progress - the introductory passage of H.C. Earwicker. From the library of Sperisen with his neat book label to the verso of the first blank and with the book label inside the rear wrapper of Shakespeare and Company, where this copy had originally been sold. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Virgin and the Gipsy

      G. Orioli Florence 1930 - First Edition, First Printing. A magnificent copy. This original First Issue dustjacket has NO chips or tears with slight wear to the panels. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp. The book appears unread. The pages are exceptionally clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a stunning copy seldom seen in this nice condition. Includes a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The virgin and the gipsy.

      G. Orioli, Florence 1930 - First edition limited to 810 numbered copies, 8vo, pp. 216, [1]; some spotting of the text else fine or better in the jacket and in the publisher's slipcase (paper label on spine a little faded). Roberts A54, noting that the book was written "during the last months of 1925 after the Lawrences had returned from Europe from the Taos ranch for the last time." Precedes the English edition by 5 months. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Jim Click Ou la Merveilleuse Invention

      Paris, Nrf, Gallimard 1930 - 252pp. Bon Etat.  Un vol. reliure demi basane bleue, dos à faux nerfs décorés de liserets dorés, caissons ornés de fleurons dorés, pièce de titre grenat, couv. cons. quelques très légères pointes de rousseurs sur premier plat, int. frais. Un des 109 réimposés dans le format in-4 tellière sur papier vergé Lafuma Navarre au filigrane NRF, exemplaire nominatif, imprimé spécialement pour M. Francisque Gobin, directeur technique, imprimerie Paul Dupont [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Emmanuelle Morin]
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        Le Arti d'oggi.

      Bestetti e Tumminelli,, Milano, 1930 - In 4° pagg. (2), 22 + 435 tavole in bianco e nero e a colori. Legatura editoriale t. tela con illustrazione a colori di G. Rosso. Buon esemplare. Edizione originale di questa fondamentale documentazione sul Deco italiano ed europeo curata dal famoso storico dell'arte Roberto Papini (Pistoia, 1883- Modena, 1957). Il volume, ampiamente illustrato, tratta di architetture, interni, mobili, metalli, ceramiche, vetri, merletti, ricami, tessuti, legature di Beherns, Depero, Gropius, Lalique, Ponti, Venini, ecc. Volume in eccellente stato. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bottom Dogs

      New York: Simon and Schuster. 1930. First. First American edition. Introduction by D.H. Lawrence. Owner name on the front fly else fine in flexible cloth boards in a very good dustwrapper with a couple of shallow chips. The author's first book. .

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        MY BOOKHOUSE and MY TRAVELSHIP. "CHRISTMAS BOOKHOUSE"

      The Book house for Children, Chicago 1930 - The "CHRISTMAS BOOKHOUSE" was issued once circa 1930. Six 8vo. Volumes (16th printing) and three 4to Travelship volumes (15th printing) all bound in green pictorial cloth with shaped paste-downs. The spines of the books mimic doors, windows and other architectural features of a house. The wooden house is a different design with the Travelship books in the center, one chimney instead of two and a dormer window. The original paint is red and green with gilt lettering over the side windows. This popular set of books was only issued once in these bindings and this particular wooden house. (A newspaper ad shows the house with steps in the front and two pieces of wooden shrubbery. These are not present.) Quite rare. The books show wear to spine tips and corners and scratching to paste-downs. A small piece of the paste-down is missing from volume 6. Volume 1 has been resewn. The wooden house is missing a small piece of wood at the bottom back and has some minor wear to the original paint. Overall, the books are Good in Near Very Good house. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Four Unposted Letters to Catherine

      Hours Press, Paris, 1930 - Cover design by Len Lye One of 200 numbered copies, signed by the author Very slight darkening to rear end-papers, otherwise an exceptionally nice copy [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Swallows and Amazons

      Jonathan Cape, London 1930 - HARDBACK - A near fine book that is very tightly bound with strong front and rear hinges. The blue boards are clean with bright gilt lettering to the front boards, and to the spine. The inner pages are clean with just a hint of foxing to the page block, when the book is closed. The book is free of any previous owner names or Inscriptions. The dust wrapper is a very good or better example, with just miniscule chipping to the spine tips, and to the corners of the front and rear flap folds. There is some toning to the spine of the dust wrapper, but overall the wrapper is a very nice example, that has not been price clipped, showing the correct price of 7s.6d.net. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Rampa. Poemas de Adopho Rocha.

      Coimbra, Edições Presença, 1930. - Printer's device in red on verso of half-title, title in red and black. [1 blank l.], 76 pp., [1 l.]. 4° (25.3 x 19.5 cm.), original printed wrappers (slight defects at head and foot of spine, slight fraying at outer edges), uncut. Some fraying to edges of covers; slight defects to head and foot of spine. Nevertheless, in very good condition. Signed presentation inscription on recto of [blank] leaf following the title-page: "Meu Caro Álvaro [Taveira], Meu Amigo: // Sem [illeg.] com um abraço // [illeg.] ofº seu // Adolpho Rocha // Coimbra 26 de Abril de // 1930." The colophon of this book is dated 24 de Abril de 1930! Extra?illustrated with a photograph of the author (4.25" x 3.125"), signed Adolpho Rocha, tipped onto verso of title-page. ---- FIRST AND ONLY EDITION of Torga's second book, one of his rarest, one of the few early works published under his real name. Among the most important Portuguese authors of the twentieth century (?figura cimeira das Letras portuguesas??@Grande enciclopédia, Actualização, X, 397), the physician Adolfo Rocha was at the center of the "Grupo @Presença". "Em 1930 dá luz @Rampa, padrão de arrojo literário seguido de @Tributo (1931), @Abismo (1932) e @O outro livro de Job (1936?3ª ed. 1951), todos de grande audácia formal e revelando um pensamento agreste e inconformista que chamou sobre si a atenção dos críticos e do público, uns e outro divididos quanto à adesão aos cânones literários impostos pelo autor, mas todos, unânimemente, reconhecendo o valor ímpar que se revelava na sua obra dentro da moderna literatura portuguesa."?@Grande enciclopédia. His poetry is said to reflect "ainda as apreensões, esperanças e angústias do seu tempo, dentro de um ângulo individualista e, no fundo, religioso de visão, e a sua pureza e originalidade rítmicas, a coerência orgânica das suas imagens impõem?se . . ."?Saraiva & Lopes, p. 1061.@Provenance: Álvaro Taveira was one of Torga's closest friends. He was publisher of the important review @Manifesto, which appeared in Coimbra in five issues, from January 1936 to July 1938, edited by Torga and Albano Nogueira.---- Almeida Marques 2271. Serpa 1266. On Torga see Fernando Guimarães in Machado, @Dicionário de literatura portuguesa, pp. 476?7; Saraiva & Lopes, @História da literatura portuguesa (16th ed.), pp. 1057, 1060?1, 1065?6, 1086, 1097, 1160, 1169, and 1189; and @Grande enciclopédia XXXII, 105. NUC: IU, MoU, WU. OCLC: adds HHG. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Venus in Blau. Mischtechnik auf Malplatte.

      1930 - 1930. Bildgrösse 43x30 cm. Unten links voll signiert u. datiert (19)30. Gerahmt 60x48 cm. Schürch, Johannes Robert 1895 Aarau - 1941 Ascona. Erste Station in Zürich und Schüler des Malers Ernst Otto Leuenberger in Zollikon. Arbeit als Plakatzeichner. 1914 Aktivdienst. Die Mutter sendet Zeichnungen Schürchs an Ferdinand Hodler, der ihnen rät, nach Genf zu ziehen. 1916 für zwei Monate an der Ecole des Beaux-Arts und an der Privatschule Eugène Gilliards. Schürch wird Hodlers Gehilfe. 1921-1922 weilt Schürch in Florenz, wo er Max Gubler und Max Hunziker begegnet. Danach in Minusio und Brione. Freundschaft mit Fritz Pauli und Ignaz Epper. 1934 zieht er nach Ascona und verkehrt in den Künstlerkreisen im Umfeld des Monte Verità. 1941 stirbt Schürch an offener Tuberkulose. Bekannt wurde Schürch durch seine detailliert ausgearbeitete Feder- und Bleistiftzeichnungen sowie Radierungen von Dirnen, Proletariern und Zirkusartisten, Dämonen, weiblichen Akten und Todesmotiven. Zusammen mit Epper und Pauli zählt Schürch zu den wenig bekannten Schweizer Expressionisten. Werke in diversen Schweizer Museen. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Complete set of the Swallows and Amazons Novels

      London, Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith,, 1930–47. 12 volumes, octavo. Recent green morocco, titles and decoration to spines, raised bands, single rule to boards, marbled endpapers, original endpapers bound in, top edges gilt. All volumes illustrated except Swallows and Amazons which has maps only. Library stamps to the half-title and verso of frontispiece of Coots Club, ownership stamp to verso of endpaper and half-title of Great Northern, bookplate to half-title of Peter Duck, couple of other volumes with neat inscriptions, the occasional minor blemish, a very good set handsomely bound. All first editions, first impressions. Signed by the author to the half-title of Coots Club.

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        DIX LÉGENDES EN MARGE DU LIVRE (10 LÉGENDES EN MARGE DU LIVRE )

      Chez Les Frères Creuzevault, Paris - 1930 - ( 16 pp) , 120 pp . Edition illustré d' eaux - fortes originales en couleurs et hors texte de Jean Bruller -Ouvrage illustré de 11 eaux fortes dont 1 frontispice , 10 lettrines et 10 culs - de- lampe originaux de Jean Bruller .- Edition limité à 225 exemplaires- , exemplaire sur papier Gaspar - Maillol à la main Reliure bicolor .Maroquin brun et vélin ivoire .Dos lisse .motif décoratif de filets noirs.lettres palladium .tête palladium. Couverture et dos originales conservés ( Rel . CREUZEVAULT ) . Exemplaire avec un petit dessin original , dedié et signé par Jean Bruller . " Des illustrations de M. Jean Bruller , interprétées au burin par M. Maillart , sont savoureuse , voluptueuses , spirituelles , M. Bruller est plein de verve , il compose à merveille des dessins compliqués et qui pourraient être touffus , mais l' air et la vie y circulent et , dans les plus sombres planches , une lumière charmante qui allège , aère , simplifie . Du point de vue technique , ce lieu est d' un équilibre remarquable . Il est le produit de longs mois d' années d' efforts patients , d' une amoureuse sollicitude .- Allez , bibliophiles ,mes frères , rue de Villejust , chez MM: Creuzevault . Mais je vous en avertis , vous y resterez des heures durant devant des trésors. Il sera prudent de ne pas prendre d' autres rendez - vous dans la journée "( Robert BURNAND , .-ART ET INDUSTRIE . Juillet 1931, page 43 ) Très bon état . Very fine . Size: In 4to [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        William S. Schwartz, a Study

      L. M. Stein, Publisher, Chicago 1930 - The first edition was published in August 1930. This second edition was published two months later in October, 1930. Both editions are extremely rare. The first edition has an original lithograph on page 5. In that first edition there is a statement that the lithograph will not be included in any subsequent editions. The publisher kept his word, and so even though this second edition has a reference to the original lithograph in the list of illustrations, it has this reference only because the page listing the illustrations was reproduced unchanged in the second edition. A color photocopy of this litho is laid in here, reproduced from the original litho to be found in a first edition copy (see the single sheet reproduced in the photo here). Both editions are as rare as hens teeth. Printed on fine paper, many full page illustrations. William S. Schwartz was born in Smorgon, Russia February 23, 1896. His studies and travels were extensive as was his body of work and musical endeavors. Schwartz studied at the Vilna Art School in Russia with a four-year scholarship before immigrating to the United States at the age of 17. He lived with his sister in New York for eight months before joining his brother in Omaha. There he became a house painter and continued his study in the fine arts at the Kellom School. Under the instruction of J. Laurie Wallace, Schwartz studied life drawing, portraiture and painting. He later moved to Chicago where he continued his lessons at the Art Institute and assumed the role of principle tenor in various vaudeville, radio, concert and operatic performances. His musical career supported his tuition at the Institute throughout the 1920¿s when he became a well-recognized painter. Schwartz¿s musical career continued to influence his works of abstract compositions, most notably in his series Symphonic Forms. His paintings have been closely sourced to the writings and philosophies of Wassily Kandinsky who explored the relations of music, spirituality, color and abstract form. After graduating from the Art Institute, Schwartz continued to exhibit there annually in group shows until, in 1926, he held his first solo-exhibition at the Institute. He continued to exhibit extensively in Chicago, Madison, Dallas, New York, Detroit and at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art. Schwartz received numerous awards and prizes throughout his career across the United States. In 1930 Manuel Chapman published an extensive study, William S. Schwartz and In 1984, Hirschl & Adler Galleries Inc. held an exhibition of Schwartz¿s work for which Doug Dreishpoon wrote an eloquent introduction to the catalog. William S. Schwartz died in Chicago in 1977. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Le Surréalisme au service de la révolution

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

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        CHAMPIONS DU MONDE.

      1930 - Paris, Grasset, 1930. In-quarto (174 X 223) broché carré, couverture rempliée et double couverture ocre, sous chemise et étui de l'éditeur ; 341 pages. Quelques rousseurs pâles éparses. EDITION ORIGINALE. UN des 15 EXEMPLAIRES réimposés au format in-quarto Tellière sur papier MONTVAL Gaspard Maillol (n°4), deuxième papier dans ce format après six Japon nacré. NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE ERIC CASTERAN]
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        Maillol, English translation from the German of Count Harry Kessler by J.H. Mason, 1928.

      - L.C.C. Central School of Art & Craft, 1930. 12pp printed in the Central's Caslon Old Face on hand made Arnold laid paper, by permission of Count Harry Kessler. Loose in orwrs.*Typographical arrangement by J.H. Mason. Proofs read by A.J. Cullen finished February 1931. Handwritten in the inside cover: Presented to S.J. Sainsbury, by J.H. Mason, during the month of Count Kessler's Death, Dec. 1937.

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        Le Livre de la Jungle with Le Second Livre de la Jungle

      Paris - Librairie Delagrave 1930 - French translations of Kipling's always popularThe Jungle Book and its sequel, with beautiful illustrations andin decorative leather bindings. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards. In Two Volumes. In French. Illustrations by Roger Reboussin. Translated by Louis Fabulet and Robert d'Humieres. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm. The front inner hinge of the second volume issomewhat strained. There is very slight rubbing to the extremities mainly to the spines. Internally the pages have very light browning to the edges. Overall the condition of volume one is very good indeed, and the condition of the second book is good due to the front hinge being a bit weak, with a very good indeed interior. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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        THE GOLD UNDER THE GRASS By BASIL W. MILLER 1930 Super Rare

      TN: COKESBURY PRESS, 1930. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. TITLE: THE GOLD UNDER THE GRASS By BASIL W. MILLER 1930 Super Rare AUTHOR: BASIL W. MILLER PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: COKESBURY PRESS, TN 1930 EDITION: First Edition CATEGORY: Super Rare, Religion, First Edition BINDING/COVER: Hardback with dust jacket COLOR: Green CONDITION: The jacket is in real good condition with a really short split to the bottom front corner edge; there is another really short split/nick to the top edge of the spine. The book is in really good condition on the inside. There is a name and date written in ink on the front endpaper "Francis W. Mosher - Dec. 25, 1930." Book is without other marks or writings, pages are clean and book is tight and sturdy. SIZE: 4 ½ x 7 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 230 pages. Good+/Good+ dust jacket condition. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: Here is a book that calls upon us to make the most of our opportunities - both spiritual and material, and to overcome manfully the trials and difficulties one meets on the "royal road" to true success... First Edition. COKESBURY PRESS, TN 1930. THERE IS ONLY ONE OTHER COPY (NO DUST JACKET) OF THIS BOOK FOUND FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET AT THE TIME OF THIS RESEARCH!!! THIS COPY HAS THE ONLY DUST JACKET WITH THE BOOK FOUND FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET!!! COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, book(s) will ship immediately to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc 2750 E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 006682 .

      [Bookseller: FairView Books]
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        VIES DES DAMES GALANTES . PAPIER JAPON , 24 gravures en quatre états ( 100 PLANCHES sur JAPON ).

      - Paris , Javal et Bourdeaux , 1930 - 1931 . Deux volumes en feuilles in-4 de 209 pages et 200 pages , ornés de 24 aquarelles couleurs à pleine page, de MALASSIS . Gravures sur trois cuivres . Exemplaire Hors Commerce , nominatif avec envoi autographe de M . BOURDEAUX à M . PORCABEUF , l'imprimeur de l'oeuvre , SUR PAPIER JAPON , avec TROIS SUITES SUR PAPIER JAPON . Soit pour les deux tomes en tout : 24 gravures couleurs état définitif , 24 gravures couleurs avec remarques + 4 en une couleur , 24 gravures en bistre , 24 gravures en sanguine . Deux belles couvertures rempliées illustrées , deux chemises rigides et deux emboitages légendés . Un ensemble rare plutot libre . [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: LA FRANCE GALANTE]
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        HISTORIA GENERAL DE ESPAÑA (DESDE LOS TIEMPOS PRIMITIVOS HASTA LA MUERTE DE FERNANDO VII)

      - Barcelona, 1930. Montaner y Simon, S.A. 28 Tomos.Tela editorial repujada con dorados en lomera. 13.444 pp. Total. 23,5 x 16,5 cm. Ilustrado con Figuras y dibujos en b/n. y cronolitografias a color. Mapas desplegables. HISTORIA DE ESPAÑA

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Raimundo]
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        Buchstaben Werk.

      (Malente-Gremsmühlen) Turmpresse 1930 - Folio. 30ff. One of twenty-five copies. All pages with beautiful, brightly hand-colored woodcuts by Karl Lorenz, and all but the outer leaves are signed and dated by him in graphite. In this work, Lorenz takes on the twenty-six letters of the alphabet, and his thickly textured woodcuts are combined with bold colors. Lorenz (1888 - 1961) was an influential figure in the Expressionist movement in Hamburg, as well as an important pioneer in modern German artists' books. Between 1925 and 1933, he produced a number of small editions under the Turmpresse imprint, characterized by large, dense woodcuts with brilliant colors. This copy is inscribed to the art critic and collector Gustav Schiefler and his wife, both of whom were strong supporters of Expressionism. Occasional offsetting throughout, else a fine copy housed in original plain paper wrap-around. Housed in a cloth folding case with the title reproduced on the front panel. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        The Edge of the Unknown

      John Murray, London, 1930., 1930. First Edition. SCARCE- only 909 copies were published. 8vo, pps. (vii) +332. A fine copy in gilt titled dark blue cloth clad in a very good, clean dustwrapper with some slight chipping and trivial loss to the extremities. A very pretty copy of Doyle's collection of spiritualist essays, including not only the fabulous posthumous meanderings of Oscar Wilde ("I was the medium through which beauty filtered...") but also the original laid in publisher's four page Doyle catalogue citing the author as "a good nourisher of Englishmen." High praise indeed. A collection of weird and wonderful supernatural tales and stories of a spiritualist nature reappearing in this first book form edition, some having previously materialised in periodicals. Includes 'Notes From a Strange Mail Bag', 'The Ghost of the Moat', 'Dwellers on the Border', 'A Strange Prophet' and 'A Rift in the Veil'. When his son Kingsley died from wounds incurred in the Great War, Conan Doyle dedicated himself to spiritualistic studies; both 'The Coming of Fairies' (1922) and 'The Edge of the Unknown' (1930) are examples, but he had already showed interest in supernatural fantasy before publishing the Sherlockian stories; in his early novel, 'The Mystery of Cloomber'(1888), a retired general finds himself under assault by Indian magic. Green & Gibson; A Bibliography of Arthur Conan Doyle [B47].

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Edge of The Unknown

      New York, Putnam's. 1930, 39. First American edition: 8vo. Publisher's grey cloth titled in green to spine, near fine, minor edgewear and bumping to spine ends, clean and sharp. In an example of the scarce dustwrapper, somewhat worn to the edges with areas of shallow chiupping to the spine ends. Tape reinforcement to hinges and joints of dustwrapper. Internally clean, two bookseller labels to pastedown. Shows very well. Doyle explains his engagement with spiritualism and relates his fiery disagreement with the renowned showman and escapologist Houdini, a sceptic. The book is a testament to Doyle's belief in psychic revelation as well as an insight to the temper of the times. Houdini's supreme skill as an exponent of illusion was ironically the basis for his underhand attempts to expose those 'mediums' he perceived as charlatans.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Original Illustrations for a Book?

      - 21 original pen and ink drawings on 12 bi-foliums of artist's paper stock. Nine of the bi-foliums consist of one larger drawing and one vignette; three of the bi-foliums contain a single drawing. Some modest soiling, dampstaining mostly in the margins of a couple drawings, encroaching on only one vignette, very good. Each large drawing is signed "C.R. Macauley"; each vignette is initialed "C.R.M."The Canton, Ohio-born artist won the Pulitzer Prize in 1930 for editorial cartooning in the Brooklyn *Daily Eagle*, and is perhaps best known for popularizing the caricatured image of Teddy Roosevelt brandishing his "big stick." He concentrated on book illustration between 1901-1905. Titles he wrote and illustrated include *Fantasma Land*, *The Red Tavern*, *Whom the Gods Would Destroy*, *Keeping the Faith*, *The Man Across the Street*, and *The Optimistic Spectacles*. Among the many books he illustrated were editions of *Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde* by Robert Louis Stevenson, *Romance: A Novel* by Joseph Conrad and Ford M. Hueffer, *Emblemland* by John Kendrick Bangs, and *The Return of Sherlock Holmes* by Arthur Conan Doyle.A group of nonsense drawings, some of fantastic subjects. It is unclear from which book these illustrations came from, although they are almost certainly from the period when he was concentrating on book illustration (1901-1905), purchased by us with other book art from the estate of a publisher. A few of the drawings are similar, and may be studies for *Emblemland* (images of John Bull and another of a talking oyster), but we have been unable at this date to locate some of his other works that might contain the drawings. Provenance on request.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. A new bibliophile edition printed on sheets of pure linen paper with the Spanish version and with illustrations in colour by Anthony Saló

      Reinhold Wetzig, Barcelona 1930 - Folio, texto inglés en 103 folios. Texto español en 85 folios. Textos en páginas pares, dentro de orlas. Ejemplar nº 6 de una edición de 40 en papel hilo. Barbas. Pleno pergamino, lomo y planos decorados, con letras doradas y dibujos florales en oro y color. Corte superior dorado. Buen ejemplar. Espléndido ejemplar del gran texto clásico inglés, impreso a dos tintas, con el texto dentro de orlas con adornos en sepia impreso en los folios rectos, mientras los folios vueltos figuran prácticamente en blanco, y son ocupados únicamente por un maravilloso pequeño dibujo también en color sepia que muestra a Hamlet sosteniendo una calavera; debajo, letras indicativas del acto en que discurre el texto del folio recto. Al final, colofón editorial, señalando que la edición ha sido costeada por Reinhold Wetzig, decorada y dirigida por Antonio Saló, e impresa en los Talleres Altés de Barcelona. Literatura inglesa. Teatro inglés. Bibliofilia. English literature. English theatre. Bibliophilism.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Studio]
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        La vie meurtrière. Roman avec sept dessins de l'auteur et une préface par André Thérive.

      Les lettres de Lausanne, Lausanne, 1930 - Lausanne, Les lettres de Lausanne 1930. 8°. XVI p.,229 p., 3 p.liste des ex.nominatifs. avec 7 dessins par Felix Vallotton. Broché, couverture rempliée. Monod 10929. -Edition originale. - 1/75 exemplaires sur Hollande (après 15 ex. sur chine), ici un des 65 ex.nominatifs, imprimé pour Charles Fegdal qui publia en 1931 une petite monographie sur Vallotton. - Editon originale posthume de ce roman noir, écrit en 1907 et confié en 1925 quelques mois avant le décès de Vallotton à André Thérive. "C’est un livre qui peut constituer autour de lui une société de lecteurs complices" (J. De Decker) - Couverture et dos partiellemen brunis, intérieur frais. Sprache: Französisch [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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