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        Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

      New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1930. - First Revised American Trade Edition in the Original Box[POGANY, Willy, illustrator]. FITZGERALD, Edward. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. The First and Fourth Renderings in English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. With illustrations by Willy Pogany. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, [1930]. First Revised American trade edition. Quarto (9 13/16 x 7 5/8 inches; 244 x 193 mm). 171, [4] pp. Twelve tipped-in color plates, including frontispiece. Text leaves additionally decorated with an additional 46 mounted black and gold illustrations and head and tailpieces in black and white.Publishers orange silk cloth, front cover lettered in gilt with black and gold illustration, spine decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. Original decorative tan paper dust jacket printed in orange. Original tan cardboard box decoratively printed in dark brown. Ink signature on front pastedown. A very fine copy.With the original Thomas Y. Crowell eight-page leaflet describing the work of Willy Pogany loosely inserted."Had Omar Khayyam, the old tentmaker, visioned the beauty of his verses centuries later in Western dress, as embroidered by a Hungarian artist, he might have had a new conception of the meaning of immortality. For Pogany, the Hungarian, had made Omar, the Persian, live again." (Willy Pogany and his Work. eight-page leaflet).Willy Pogany had previously illustrated the Rubaiyat in 1909, but these later illustrations are quite a different interpretation, more westernized and modernized than the earlier ones.Willy Pogány, born in Szeged, Hungary, in 1882, studied at Budapest Technical University and in Munich and Paris. His reputation as a muralist, painter and illustrator was well established in Paris, London and Munich before arriving in the United States in 1915, at the age of thirty-three. Skilled in an unusually wide range of media, he had won gold medals at exhibitions in Budapest, Leipzig, and at the Panama Pacific International Exhibition."Among Pogány's many murals are those for the Heckscher Children's Theatre in New York City and the Niagara Falls Power Station. As a painter he did portraits of famous people in all walks of life. An expert on scenery design and lighting effects, Pogány also designed sets for ballets and operas, including "Le Coq d'Or," and for many films, such as Modern Times for Charlie Chaplin as well as animated cartoons based on his children's books."Among his other artistic endeavors Pogány was an accomplished book illustrator. It was this phase of his career, especially as an illustrator of children's books, which gives this collection special relevance for Special Collections & University Archives at the University of Oregon Libraries. Pogány designed and illustrated more than 150 books. His illustrations include those for the Rubaiyat and the Sonnets from the Portuguese, The Song Celestial, The Adventures of Odysseus, Gulliver's Travels, and many others, both classic and original."Working tirelessly right up until the end, Willy Pogány died in 1955" (University of Oregon, Guide to the Willy A. Pogány Papers 1910-1967).

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        (Leaf Book) THE BIBLE OF THE REVOLUTION. Signer's Edition, Containing Original Leaves of both Old and New Testaments & an Essay Concerning it. (with Four Original Leaves from the Aitken Bible, A Leaf from Benjamin Franklin's Confession of Faith and a Facsimile of John Adams' Bookplate)

      San Francisco:: Printed by Edwin & Robert Grabhorn for John Howell,, 1930. Near Fine. LIMITED EDITION OF 50 SIGNER'S COPIES. THIS COPY UNNUMBERED. Near Fine with scattered mild foxing bound in fine modern full morocco with gilt lettering and rules spine. Each text page with red ruled borders. This Signer's Edition contains a total of Four original leaves (rather than the Two called for) from Aitken's Bible. Two original leaves from the Old Testament Book of Micah (Chapter I-V) and two original leaves from the New Testament Book of Acts ( from Chapters XIX-XXI). An original leaf from Benjamin Franklin's 1745 edition of "The confession of Faith" (Pages 151-152) is also included in the Signer's Edition. There is a facsimile of a three page letter from George Washington referencing Aitken's Bible. Unique to the Signer's edition, is a frontispiece of the signatures of the signers of the Declaration of Independence and a facsimile of Aitken's first printing of the Declaration of Independence. Included with this copy is a facsimile of John Adams' bookplate (not called for). Sm. 4to. [2], 34 pp.

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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        On Being Ill

      London: The Hogarth Press,, 1930. Octavo. Original vellum backed green cloth, titles to spine gilt, marbled endpapers. With the dust jacket. Very lightly rubbed at extremities. First gathering unopened. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with some small nicks at the extremities. First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 250 numbered copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf. Hand-printed by the Woolfs insofar as Virginia set the type herself.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        FOUR FAULTLESS FELONS

      London: Cassell and Company, Ltd., [1930]., 1930. First edition. 8vo. Some light foxing to page edges and corners slightly bumped, else near fine, bright, tight copy in a bright, crisp dust jacket that has been professionally internally restored along flap folds and spine ends. An excellent story that tells how these four men became felons and why they were faultless. An exceptional copy of a scarce book, especially in the elusive dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        "Schön wie ein Märchen mein München bist Du" (Szene aus dem Innenhof des Hofbräuhauses) originales Aquarell auf Malkarton (68x89cm) um 1930

      . Herrlich farbenfrohes und detailreiches Stimmungsbild aus dem alten München..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        Ulysses

      Rhein-Verlag, Zurich 1930 - Two Volumes. Paper wrappers. Wrappers discolored with chips and tears. Endpapers stained.

      [Bookseller: Booked Up, Inc.]
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        THE MURDER AT THE VICARAGE

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1930., 1930. First U. S. edition. Fine, bright, tight copy in a spectacular, fine, bright dust jacket. The first Jane Marple mystery. In the quiet study of the vicarage in St. Mary Mead, the father discovers the body of his friend, Colonel Protheroes. It seems that seven persons would have benefitted from his unfortunate death, but which of the seven committed the murder? Miss Marple investigates. A superb copy of the first Miss Marple mystery.

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        On Being Ill.

      London: The Hogarth Press, 1930 - Octavo. Original vellum backed green cloth, titles to spine gilt, marbled endpapers. With the dust jacket. Very lightly rubbed at extremities. First gathering unopened. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with some small nicks at the extremities. First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 250 numbered copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf. Hand-printed by the Woolfs insofar as Virginia set the type herself. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Sky's the Limit.

      Philadelphia: Macrae Smith Company, 1930 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles gilt and decorations in dark blue to spine and front board, top edge dark blue. With the dust jacket. With bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Spine ends very lightly rubbed, pastedowns slightly browned. An excellent copy in a bright jacket with slightly faded spine and minor repairs to verso of folds and spine ends. Portrait frontispiece and 24 other plates. First edition, first printing. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on front free endpaper: 'To Mason Letteau, with Kindest regards, D. W. "Tommy" Tomlinson'. A lovely copy in the Art Deco jacket designed by Guy E. Fry.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Remarkable Archive of over 100 letters, manuscripts, documents, and FBI memoranda mostly signed by Melvin Purvis, the man who got Dillinger, Pretty Boy Floyd, and Baby Face Nelson ? <I>?We had a long talk, Edgar Hoover & I ? I merely wanted to do something I knew would work and work better than the system being used ? He said ?You have a fine record in the Bureau, and now you want to ruin it? ? We butted heads until after midnight??</I>

      Over 100 items, mostly 1930-1943, bearing 86 varied signatures of Purvis, in very good to fine condition.Comprises:Collection of 10 lightweight carbon Typed Memoranda Signed ?M.H. Purvis? in ink, as Special Agent in Charge, each 8? x 10.5?, dated 1930-1933. Minor creases and folds. Two file holes at top blank margins. Memoranda ?to all Special Agents? attached to field offices in Washington (two), Oklahoma City (two), and Chicago (two), ?to all Employees? attached to the Birmingham office (two), and ?to all Special Accountants? attached to the Chicago office (two). Subjects include ?presenting cases to a grand jury and in testifying at the trial,? submission of daily reports, high telephone bills, receiving mail, and participating in government basketball and tennis leagues.Two signed postmarked envelopes and five Typed Letters Signed, each to accountant Richard J. Reese, Florence, South Carolina, each one page, 8? x 10.5?, dated 1942-1943

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        God Without Thunder: An Unorthodox Defense of Orthodoxy

      Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York 1930 - First edition. 334pp. Original blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine title (dulled). Spine darkened with ends starting to fray, else very good. Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper: "To Lieutenant Saville T. Clark - With affection and esteem - John Crowe Ransom, August 19, 1931." Ransom's own thoughts that a vengeful God would be better for society than a gentle Jesus, but his admittance that religion is only man-made makes his argument invalid. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        König Dame Bube (Ein Spiel mit dem Schicksal)

      Berlin, Verlag Ullstein, 1930 - Kartoniert, 8°, 265 S., autorisierte Übersetzung aus dem Russischen von Siegfried von Vegesack Einband Gebrauchsspuren und unten angeknickt, Rücken mit Längsknick, Seiten 263-265 sind lose [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Zinnober]
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        The odes and sonnets of&#133;an English verse rendering by James Cleugh

      [London]: Aquila Press. 1930. "Limited edition, 1 of 250 copies printed on Dutch paper, designed by George W. Jones, 4to, pp. 94, [2]; full tan embossed leather, cover and spine lettered in gilt; spine a bit darkened, else fine. Presentation copy to Carl Jones, the magician, and son of the famous Americana collector, H.V. Jones. With a 2-p. letter from Alice Jones to Mrs. Jones, a postcard of the George Jones residence, with autograph sentiments signed ""George"" and a telegram from George and Alice Jones sending thanks for the hospitality in Minneapolis. With an 8-p. program for the 28th Annual Dinner of The London Master Printers&#39; Association honoring George. W. Jones, signed."

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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        God Without Thunder: An Unorthodox Defense of Orthodoxy

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company (1930). First edition. 334pp. Original blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine title (dulled). Spine darkened with ends starting to fray, else very good. Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper: "To Lieutenant Saville T. Clark - With affection and esteem - John Crowe Ransom, August 19, 1931." Ransom's own thoughts that a vengeful God would be better for society than a gentle Jesus, but his admittance that religion is only man-made makes his argument invalid.

      [Bookseller: Between The Covers]
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        The Babe's Bed.

      Harrison of Paris, 1930. - 1 of 18 copies signed by Westcott. ("this edition consists of 18 copies on Madagascar, six of them not for sale; one extra copy not for sale.") Tall square 8vo., full limp vellum (as issued), 46pp. Covers somewhat warped with a bit of soiling but in fact a near fine copy of a scarce book. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: David Mason Books (ABAC)]
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        L&#39;Automne Feuilles et Fruits

      Paris: Charles Moreau. Very Good. 1930. Paper Covered borders Quarter-linen. head of spine chipped ; 2 Volume Set; In remnants of publisher&#39;s original slipcase; 82 watercolored lithographs; Folio .

      [Bookseller: Virginia Book Shop, Inc.]
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        Collection of autographed items related to the folk song "Frankie and Johnny

      1930. unbound. Collection of items related to the folk song "Frankie and Johnny," upon which the Mae West movie "She Done Him Wrong" was based. Includes an autographed letter signed from Frankie Baker (1877-1952) -- who claimed in a 1939 lawsuit against Republic Pictures to have been the Frankie upon whom the song was based -- to composer W.C. Handy, seeking support for her claim. 2 pages on lined paper, 10 x 8 inches, Portland, Oregon, December 21, 1936. An attached unsigned typed note from Handy refers the matter to his attorney; 1 page, 6 x 4 inches, no place, January 16, 1937. Also included is a typed letter to Handy from Baker&#39;s friend George Bryant,1 page, 11 x 8.5 inches, Omaha, December 10, 1936, paperclip stain near the top, partial tears at the edges and along the horizontal folds. Also included is a typed letter signed to Handy&#39;s attorney from music publisher Elliott Shapiro, 1 page on "Shapiro, Bernstain & Co. Music Publishers" letterhead, 11 x 8.5 inches, New York, April 2, 1940, partial tearing along the horizontal folds. Also included are two pages of legal notes and several newspaper clippings. Very good(-) condition. ...I highly appreciate your interest that you have offered. I am sending you a couple of the clippings. After reading them you can thoughly [sic] understand my reason for trying to get something. There is also a song book...I don&#39;t know just who stated the song but know it is founded off of my case. I feel as though I should have a share in some of the profits..." Accompanied by a copy of the play "Frankie and Johnny" by John Huston. Illustrations, 160 pages, decorative endpapers, 8vo, red cloth with black and gilt lettering (spine chipped, inner hinge weak). New York: Albert & Charles Boni, (1930), first edition. Signed on the title page: "To Abbie Miles, Thanks! John Huston, 1930.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        Jahrbuch des Architekten Künstler Vereins. Heft 13, 1930. Redaktion: A. E. Belogrud, I. A Wacks, W. A. Woloschinow u.a.

      Leningrad, Verlag des Architekten Künstler Vereins, 1930.. 4to. 4 Bll., 163 S., 4 Bll. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen und Plänen. Orig.-Kartoniert.. Umschlag und Vorsatz von A. K. Barutschwe. Unter technischer Aufsicht von I. A. Pasternak. - Text auf Russisch und Deutsch. - Umschlag etwas gebräunt und fleckig, mit schmalen Randfehlstellen und kleinen Einrissen. Vorsätze angestaubt. Schmaler Besitzerstempel auf Titel. Sonst gutes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Manfred Nosbüsch]
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        Evaristo Carriego

      M. Gleizer, Buenos Aires 1930 - Algunas débiles manchas de humedad en algunas páginas [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libros JyE]
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        ARCHIVOS MUSICALES ].

      Barcelona, 1879-1930. - Exceptionnel et précieux ensemble de partitions, pour la plupart manuscrites, composant les archives musicales du guitariste espagnol Severino García Fortea. Né vers 1850 à Siete Aguas près de Valence, il vécut toute sa vie à Barcelone où il mourut en 1931. Elève et ami du maître guitariste Tárrega, il fut un guitariste de haut niveau et l'un des premiers à composer systématiquement des arrangements pour la guitare à partir d'airs connus. On lui attribue notamment le premier arrangement pour la guitare de la célèbre pièce "Asturias" du compositeur Albéniz, initialement composée pour le piano et qui devint l'un des morceaux les plus célèbre du répertoire de la guitare classique. Ces archives se composent 1° d'une importante collection de partitions manuscrites, autographes pour la plupart, et 2° de partitions imprimées sous forme de fascicules conservés dans une chemise cartonnée ou sous forme de volumes reliés. Les archives manuscrites rassemblent plus de 150 partitions autographes signées de Severino García, dont plus des deux tiers sont constitués de ses travaux originaux de transcription pour la guitare et ses compositions originales. On y trouve également des pièces autographes signées par des musiciens de l'entourage de García Fortea, comme Francisco Tárrega, Manuel Rodríguez, Miguel Ángel Garcia Lassalette, Francisco Ferrán, Severino López, Antonio Mestres Gómez, Fernando Gravina, ou Antonio López Villanueva. Parmi les partitions imprimées se trouve notamment un exemplaire annoté de l'Arlésienne de Bizet, un exemplaire du livre de Baldomero Cateura i Turró sur la mandoline espagnole offert par l'auteur à Severino García Fortea, un recueil de partitions pour piano, et une importante collection de fascicules de musique notée dont certains ont été offerts à Severino García par leur auteur (Eduardo Mezzacapo, Manuel Burgés). Cet ensemble exceptionnel offre un témoignage de première importance sur les travaux du guitariste espagnol, sur son entourage et sur ses influences musicales dont elles permettent d'apprécier la variété. Description complète disponible sur demande. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Comellas]
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        AS I LAY DYING

      Jonathan Cape: Harrison Smith (1930), New York - (1930) 1st edition, 1st printing. Page 11 has the mis-aligned "I". "First Published, 1930" on the copyright page. An attractive, Very Good to Near Fine copy in Good dust jacket. 12mo. The dj is priced at $2.50 on the lower inside flap. The dj has closed tears along both joints of its toned spine. The head of the cloth spine has a small, 1/16" closed tear. Light dusting/soiling inside the joints. Handsome book plate. *** Faulkner's 5th novel, 3rd set in Yoknapatawpha county. As I Lay Dying is consistently ranked among the best novels of 20th-century literature.*** [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Frey Fine Books]
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        Stock Market Theory and Practice

      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.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        English ceramics manufacturer&#39;s original pattern book of designs ca 1930

      unknown city: unlnown, ca 1930 Unique. A very good copy. lg. 4to.,. There are appx 100 pp. of hand painted color designs for plates, cups etc.. A blank book that has been used a manuscript pattern book for ceramic designs. The book is set with numbered sections from 1 to 445. But not all sections were utilized. Some sections show colored hand-painted renderings of desgins for cups and plates; others pencil sketches; others ink sketches. Later designs have been costed and name specific clients: T Goode & Co.; De-Luxe Ware; Tea Ware & Sweet Co., Cathcart&#39;s Glasgow; Ed Bunter&#39;s Pattern. Colors and glazes are intermittently provided. A fascinating period item which may have originated in Staffordshire. It reflects the hand made world of decorative ware now largely disappeared.

      [Bookseller: Palinurus Antiquarian Books ]
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        POEMS 1886-1929 (Complete in 3 volumes).

      Doubleday, Doran & Company, Garden City, New York 1930 - 3 volumes. Limited to 525 copies, signed and numbered. 4to., [vol.1] xviii, 395; [vol.2] xxii, 367; [vol.3] xxi, 354pp. Bound in paper vellum over boards. Title in gilt on red paper label on spine. Gilt elephant decoration on front boards. t.e.g. Plain paper dust wrappers, with title on spines in red ink. The dw's spines are browned a bit, and sun faded. Small loss to the dw's spine, at the head and tail. Volumes2 & 3 have some minor soiling on the spine's vellum. Text block untrimmed and unopened. SIGNED by Kipling on the limitation page of volume 1. A NEar Fine set in good dw's. *** This set numbered 32. Note: Only volume 1 is signed and numbered, as usual. *** [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Frey Fine Books]
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        The odes and sonnets of an English verse rendering by James Cleugh.

      Aquila Press, [London] 1930 - Limited edition, 1 of 250 copies printed on Dutch paper, designed by George W. Jones, 4to, pp. 94, [2]; full tan embossed leather, cover and spine lettered in gilt; spine a bit darkened, else fine. Presentation copy to Carl Jones, the magician, and son of the famous Americana collector, H.V. Jones. With a 2-p. letter from Alice Jones to Mrs. Jones, a postcard of the George Jones residence, with autograph sentiments signed "George" and a telegram from George and Alice Jones sending thanks for the hospitality in Minneapolis. With an 8-p. program for the 28th Annual Dinner of The London Master Printers' Association honoring George. W. Jones, signed. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Some Like It Hot

      New York: The Macaulay Company,, 1930. Octavo. Original yellow boards, spine and front board lettered in black and blocked in red. With the dust jacket and loosely inserted receipt from Bell Book & Radmall. Front board a little spotted, spine head slightly frayed. An excellent copy in the toned jacket that has chipped spine ends. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper to the Danish-born American actor, Jean Pierre Hersholt (1886-1956): "To Jean Hersholt, with kindest regards, Dorothy Herzog. Hollywood, March 15th 1930." Uncommon in the jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Historia general de Espana desde los tiempos primitivos hasta la muerte de Fernando VII (28 vols.)

      - Historia de España.(946.0) Montaner y Simón. Barcelona. 1930. 24 cm. 28 vols. lám. neg. y col., grab. Encuadernación en tapa dura en tela editorial estampada y con dorados. Lafuente, Modesto 1806-1866. Continuada desde dicha época hasta la muerte de don Alfonso XII, por don Juan Valera en colaboración con D. Andrés Borrego y otros y hasta la mayor edad de don Alonso XIII por don Gabriel Maura y Gamazo. España. Historia. Valera, Juan. 1824-1905. Maura Gamazo, Gabriel, Duque de Maura. Borrego, Andrés. 1802-1891 . Cubierta deslucida. MV29 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Portrait of Noel Coward

      New York, n.d. ca late 1930's New York, n.d. ca late 1930&#39;s. (COWARD, NOEL) Black and white photograph, 9 x 7 1/4 , with archival matt, framed. Photographer&#39;s studio stamp on reverse. . . Beautifully composed portrait of Noel Coward, at his most suave and debonair, by the noted photographer of society and stage

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Panoptikum. Gestalten und Kulissen.

      Knorr u. Hirth, München. 1930.. 140 S., 2 Bll. 8°, Orig.-Leinenbd.. Erste Ausgabe der Sammlung. - Sehr selten. - Der Band enthält Feuilletons, die zuvor größtenteils in der 'Frankfurter Zeitung' erschienen waren. Publiziert wurde die Auswahl jedoch von Knorr u. Hirth, dem Verlagshaus der christlichkonservativen Tageszeitung 'Münchner Neueste Nachrichten', welche mit ihrer politischen Ausrichtung nicht auf das Nachfolgeblatt, die Süddeutsche Zeitung, hinwies. Die Herausgabe einer solchen Zusammenstellung hatte zuvor die Frankfurter Societäts-Druckerei abgelehnt. (Vgl.: Heinz Lunzer u. Victoria Lunzer-Talos, Joseph Roth, Leben und Werk in Bildern. Köln, 1994. S. 170.) - Als Roth von der liberalen 'Frankfurter Zeitung', die seine Texte exklusiv oder gar nicht drucken wollte, aus finanziellen Erwägungen heraus zu dem Münchner Blatt gewechselt war, wurde dies auch außerhalb der Frankfurter Redaktion mit Unmut aufgefasst (Vgl.: Helmuth Nürnberger, Joseph Roth mit Selbstzeugnissen und Bilddokumenten dargestellt. Reinbek, 2002. S. 79). So schrieb F. C. Weisskopf: 'Das stocknationalistische Münchner Blatt hat den großen Reporter, den glänzenden Stilisten, den Schriftsteller von Rang, Joseph Roth, einfach im Versteigerungswege erstanden, wie man etwa einen Posten Papier oder Druckerschwärze ersteht.' (Zit. nach ebenda.) - Vorsätze etwas stockfleckig, sonst gut erhaltenes Exemplar. - Siegel C 10.1. Für unsere Schweizer Kunden: Konto in der Schweiz vorhanden

      [Bookseller: Rotes Antiquariat]
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        Zwei Welten. - Blick über die Elbe von einer Hafenanlage mit Eisenbahnzug und großem Industriebagger sowie Schiffen im Vordergrund.

      . Öl auf Hartfaserplatte v. F. Gärtner, um 1930, 65 x 70. Interessante, farbrfische, fast plakative Industrie(hafen)-Malerei mit der Burg Schreckenstein im Hintergrund. Unten links signiert: Fritz Gärtner München. (1882 - 1958). - Rückseitig bezeichnet "Zwei Welten" Motiv am Schreckenstein bei Aussig.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Nikolaus Struck]
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        MONOGRAFIA. LAS OBRAS DE JOSÉ GUADALUPE POSADA

      Mexican Folkways 1930 - México. Editors: Frances Toor, Paul O'Higgins, Blas Vanegas Arroyo. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: El Café de Nadie]
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        THOSE THREE FRENCH GIRLS (1930)

      MGM 1930 - Vintage original 27 x 41" (71 x 101 cm.) one sheet poster, USA. Fifi D'Orsay, Reginald Denny, Cliff Edwards, Yola d'Avril, Sandra Ravel, dir: Harry Beaumont; MGM. Very Art Deco Pre-Code poster, this is one of the rarely seen rotogravure style one sheets which MGM made as alternates to their normal posters. On linen. VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Walter Reuben, Inc.]
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        Black Manhattan (Association Copy Inscribed to Julius Rosenwald)

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1930. First Printing. Hard Cover. Good to Very Good/No Jacket. First Printing. Hard Cover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Complete including all 14 photographic plates. Sound binding with intact hinges. Clean pages. Light wear to cover but sunned spine. Former owner&#39;s name inside front cover. Johnson&#39;s inscription on this important dedication copy reads, "For Julius Rosenwald with great admiration and deep regard. James Weldon Johnson / July 10, 1930." Rosenwald was a co-owner of Sears and Roebuck and one of the most generous philanthropists of his age. His Rosenwald Fund built 4,977 schools, 217 teachers&#39; homes, and 163 shop buildings for African-American children in 15 states from Maryland to Texas. Johnson, one of the most influential African-Americans in the first half of the twentieth century, was a famous author, songwriter (he and his brother wrote "Lift Ev&#39;ry Voice and Sing" as well as popular songs like "Under the Bamboo Tree"), educator, lawyer, diplomat, civil rights activist, and a longtime leader in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). In 1929, Rosenwald began to shift his philanthropic focus from funding black education projects to funding creativity in the African-American community by providing a series of large fellowships to black writers, artists, intellectuals, and researchers. Johnson was the first recipient, and he used his grant to publish Black Manhattan, the most important cultural study of African Americans from their first arrival in America to their triumphant achievements in 1920s Harlem. Johnson also thanks the Rosenwald Fund in this book&#39;s preface.

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        Grand Nationals Past and Present

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1930. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine. First Edition. Folio, pp. xxi + [xxvi] + 191; publisher&#39;s full ox blood morocco gilt; gilt turn-ins; marbled endpapers; minor rubbing to joints; touch of darkening to the red of the spine; t.e.g.; small adhesives mark to front endpaper; near fine copy. First edition, large paper issue. One of only 50 numbered copies of this issue. Illustrated with an original, double-page signed pen-and-ink equestrian scene by Paul Brown as an added frontispiece, plus reproductions of 60 drawings and seventy photographs. Scarce and handsome production. Siegel 35. Hard Cover.

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        Don Quixote de la Mancha

      London, UK: Nonesuch Press, 1930. Limited and Numbered 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Kauffer, E. McKnight. The History of the Renowned Don Quixote de la Mancha, Written by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra: Motteux' Translation Revised Anew (1743) and Corrected Rectified and Filled Up in Numberless Places by J. Ozell Who Likewise Added the Explanatory Notes form the Best Editions in English and Spanish. Reprinted with Twenty-One Illustrations by E. McKnight Kauffer." Limited edition boxed set, 821/1475, 575 of which were distributed in the U.S. by Random House. Full tan morocco in marbled paper slipcase. Small bookplate on front endpaper of both volumes. Slipcase is rubbed on edges. Spines of this set show less sunning than is typical.

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        Frauenschmückung. Original- Federzeichnung. Bildbeschreibung: Künstler im Frack und Zylinder in gebückter Haltung, heftig den Unterschenkel einer jungen nackten Frau bemalend, hinter ihm ein 2. Künstler ohne Kopfbedeckung, stehend mit dem Pinsel Maß- nehmend, in Richtung eines 2. Modells im rechten seitlichen Hintergrund, nur mit einem Hut bekleidet.

      . Lavierte Original- Federzeichnung, am rechten unteren Blattrand mit schwarzer Tinte handsigniert und datiert, >R Zimnik, (19)79, daneben stark geprägter Stempel der Papierfabrik Schoellerhammer. Unikat. Blattgröße 31,5 x 44 cm, auf starkem, chamois- farbigem Spezial- Büttenpapier. Auf der Rückseite mit Bleistift beschriftet, sowie 3 Original- Stempel, zwei in dunkelblau und einer in grüner Farbe, Werkverzeichnis Nr.: 748.. Kommentar: Der Dichter, Zeichner und Maler Reiner Zimnik, geboren am 13. Dezember 1930 in Beuthen/Oberschlesien; 1945 Zuzug nach Landshut/Niederbayern. Beginn einer Schreinerlehre, 1948 Gesellenprüfung; 1949 Wiedereintritt ins Gymnasium; 1952 Abitur; anschließend studierte er bei Professor Oberberger an der Akademie der bildenden Künste in München. 1957 Abschlussdiplom, seitdem als freischaffender Künstler tätig. Erhielt u. a. den Eichendorff- Literatur- Preis, 1958 den Förderpreis Literatur der Stadt München und war 1961 Stipendiat in der Villa Massimo in Rom, Bayerischer Poetentaler, sowie 1993 den Schwabinger Kunstpreis. Lehraufträge an verschiedenen Sommerakademien, u. a, in Salzburg, Neuburg/Donau und Irsee. Laufend Ausstellungen in Städten des In- und Auslandes; erste große Retrospektiven 1985 im Münchner Stadtmuseum, 1988 im Museum Ostdeutsche Galerie in Regensburg. Reiner Zimnik arbeitet und lebt in München. Auch seine Märchen für Kinder und Erwachsene, wie Der Bär auf dem Motorrad, Jonas der Angler, Der kleine Millionär oder die chaplinesken Figuren wie >Der Lektro< oder der >Gsangl< weisen ihn als außergewöhnliche Doppelbegabung aus.

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        Memoirs of an Infantry Officer

      Faber & Faber, 1930. 1st edition. Hardcover. Signed by the author on the limitation page, this is numbered 499 out of only 750 copies printed on hand-made paper, rough-cut pages, with the top edge gilt. The pages are beautifully white and clean, a bookplate on the fpd, in blue buckram as issued, some slight rubbing, a little sunned at the spine, and a small black mark on the spine. In sum, a nice copy of the author&#39;s famous book drawing on his experiences of army life in World War One.

      [Bookseller: Shellhouse Books]
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        Memoirs Of An Infantry Officer (In Lovely Condition)

      Faber and Faber 1930 - The First Trade UK printing published by Faber and Faber in 1930.The BOOK is in near FINE condition.A little pushing to the spine tips.Slight fading to the spine but less than usually encountered.Pink top-stain still present but faded.A little bumping to the corners. The book is tight,clean and free from inscriptions.Mild offsetting with the odd spot in places.Mild horizontal production crease to first 40 pages.This copy has the usual letter 'A' to the second end paper.The WRAPPER is complete and in near FINE condition.A few minor closed tears to the lower spine folds.No fading and remarkably clean and intact.Very scarce to find this wrapper in such attractive condition.The second title in the semi-autobiographical trilogy. Scarce with such attributes. ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Original Signed Wood Engraving

      1930. unbound. 11.75 x 15.75 inches, including the one-inch border, no place, no date, circa 1930. Original signed wood engraving titled "Mother and Child (Greenland)" by the American artist, depicting a woman seen from the back lifting her child high over her head. Title written in the artist&#39;s hand. Near fine condition.

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        Grand Hotel

      G. Bles, 1930-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION. London: Geoffrey Bles, 1930. 315 pp. First edition, first printing. (Stated "First published September 1930" on copyright page.) Very Good condition hardcover in about Good condition dust jacket. Clean pages. Very light staining to spine and wear on front board. Dust jacket spine panel sunned, dampstaining (more visible on verso) there as well and in adjacent area of front panel. Jacket is mylar-protected, Original price intact (7s. 6d.). A nice copy, desirable with photo-illustrated jacket.The first English-language edition of Vicki Baum&#39;s novel Grand Hotel, preceding the American edition. Basis of the great Edmund Goulding film, which won the 1932 Academy Award for Best Picture.

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        Gorgeous signed photograph of Bobby Jones at Augusta

      n.p., n.d. Photograph Signed ?For Bob Heller / With best wishes / Bob Jones.? Black & white, 8? x 10?. Negligible flaws. Fine condition.Bobby Jones is the only golfer to win the pre-Masters Grand Slam of Golf (U.S. Amateur, British Amateur, U.S. Open and British Open) in one calendar year (1930). Retiring from competitive golf in 1930 at the age of 28, he founded and helped design the Augusta National Golf Club, co-founding the Masters championship in 1934. In the signed photograph here offered, Bobby Jones is seated on a bench, wearing his traditional sweater, at Augusta.

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        Invitation / Menu of the Twenty-Sixth Dinner of the Double Crown Club 23 May 1930

      1930. 8pp. Unbound as issued. One of Rudolf Koch&#39;s papercuts on the first (title) page, and 3 pages with the same text and menu, each in a different type. Rudolf Koch will read a paper at the Double Crown Club&#39;s 26th dinner and he and Elmer Adler are special guest of the club that night. Rare ephemeral survival.x

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        Schwimmer, Max. - "Stillleben mit Buch und Früchten".

      . Aquarell, über Bleistift, auf hellbraunem Papier, um 1930. Von Max Schwimmer. 34,0 x 61,0 cm (Darstellung / Blatt) / 50 x 78 cm (Passepartout). Rechts unten in Bleistift signiert. Verso Künstlerstempel. - Fachgerecht im Passepartout montiert. Sehr schön erhalten. Max Schwimmer (1895 Leipzig - 1960 Leipzig). Deutscher Maler, Grafiker und Illustrator des expressiven Realismus. Ab 1919 Studium der Kunstgeschichte und Philosophie an der Universität Leipzig. Beginn der künstlerischen Tätigkeit u.a. für die Zeitschriften "Die Aktion" und "Der Drache". Studienreise nach Frankreich und Italien. 1926 Dozent an der Kunstgewerbeschule in Leipzig. 1933 aus dem Lehramt entlassen, neun Werke wurden als ?entartete Kunst? diffamiert und konfisziert. Bis 1945 arbeitete er als Illustrator. 1944 als Soldat der Wehrmacht eingezogen und Ausbildung zu Wachmann eines Kriegsgefangenenlagers in Mühlberg an der Elbe. Im April 1945 Flucht der Wachmannschaft nach Altenburg in die amerikanische Besatzungszone. Nach Kriegsende Eintritt in die KPD. 1946 Berufung als Professor und Leiter der Abteilung Graphik an die Staatliche Akademie für Graphische Künste und Buchgewerbe in Leipzig. 1951 infolge einer Kampagne von seinem Dienst entbunden. Im selben Jahr Berufung an die Dresdner Hochschule für Bildende Künste (HfBK) als Leiter der Abteilung Grafik. Seit 1952 Mitglied der Akademie der Künste zu Berlin..

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