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        Settima Festa delle Camelie Locarno 26-27 Aprile 1930

      1930.. Color lithograph poster, sheet 37 1/2 x 27 1/2 inches. Originally folded, now backed on linen (not recently) and attached to wooden rods at upper and lower edges; tie at upper edge for hanging. Wear / slight separation to upper panel of vertical fold, light wear at folds elsewhere, small name written in ink at upper left corner, a few soft creases in image but overall image is clean and bright. Brilliantly colored image of men and women in local dress in a boat decorated with camellias. .

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        The Blue Angel (First UK Edition)

      London: Jarrolds, 1930. First Edition. First Edition. Very Good in a extremely bright and colorful, Very Good plus dust jacket. Boards slightly bowed, with evidence of exposure to moisture at the fore-edges. Jacket has no loss, only a bit of shallow creasing at the spine ends. An edition of this title so rare that we had been heretofore unaware of its existence, issued under the publisher's "Jay Library" series, at a price of 7/6. Basis for the classic 1930 film by Josef von Sternberg, starring Emil Jannings and a very young Marlene Dietrich, filmed simultaneously in both German and English.

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        William S. Schwartz, a Study

      Chicago: L. M. Stein, Publisher, 1930. Second Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Dustjacket, as Issued. 23 x 28 cm. . 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.

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      Santagostino, 1930-1932, Milano - (Codice RG2528) Mensile di storie, giochi, filastrocche e curiosità fondato nel 1929. Fascicoli in 4° (32,7 cm circa) 16 pp. caduno, illustrati con molti disegni a colori di Marotta, Natoli, Schifani e altri. Raccolta delle annate 1930, 1931, 1932 tutte complete in 12 fascicoli: in tutto 36 numeri rilegati in un volume. Strappetti, qualche traccia d'uso e qualche vecchio restauro, accenno di orecchie nella seconda metà del volume a causa dell'aumento di formato. Legatura in mezza tela dell'epoca, titolo tipografico al dorso. Buono stato complessivo. Rara collezione. Euro 450 ~ Tutti i libri subito disponibili. Descrizioni precise, consegna rapida con imballaggio solido. All books are in stock in fine conditions or described meticulously. Very safe packaging ~

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        ORIGINAL 1930 TYPED LETTER, SIGNED (re: The Maltese Falcon, The Glass Key & The Thin Man)

      1930. Hammett, Dashiell. ONE PAGE TYPED LETTER, SIGNED ["Sincerely, Dashiell Hammett"]. 135 East 38th Street, New York, April 21st, 1930. Highly desirable unpublished early letter from one of Hammett's most creatively fruitful years in which he makes mention of all three of his greatest novels. To "Dear Mr. Hammett" (no relation despite the shared surname), it reads: "Thanks a lot for the latest of your always kind notes. The Falcon seems to be going over pretty well and I think Earl Boothe's going to produce it on the stage in the Fall if I can get time off from the current book to do the dramatization. The next book, 'The Glass Key' is scheduled for publication in September or October, and then 'The Thin Man' and 'The Darkened Face' in February and August, 1931. Beyond that deponent saith not. Best of luck to you with the poetry and otherwise." The letter, written only two months after the book publication of THE MALTESE FALCON has some irony to it as Dashiell Hammett's precision in rattling off titles and publication dates bore no reality to what came to pass. THE GLASS KEY wouldn't be published until 1931; THE THIN MAN didn't appear until 1934. As for "The Darkened Face" -- there is a fragment of a manuscript with that title at the Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin. It now appears to have been a planned novel which never came to full fruition. Nor did Hammett write a stage version of THE MALTESE FALCON for Earl Boothe; instead the novel was almost immediately adapted to film, released by Warner Brothers Studios as a pre-code 1931 crime drama full of sexual innuendo starring Ricardo Cortez and Bebe Daniels. The Selected Letters of Dashiell Hammett 1921-1960 (edited by Richard Layman) were indeed "selected from nearly one thousand letters" yet only a mere four letters date - as this letter does -- from 1930, the year Hammett published THE MALTESE FALCON. Apart from two neat folds, the letter is in Fine, crisp condition.. Signed by Author.

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        My Early Life

      London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1930. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very good. This is Churchill's extremely popular autobiography, covering the years from his birth in 1874 to his first few years in Parliament. Here is the first edition, first printing, offered in very good+ condition. The plum colored boards of this edition - particularly the coarse cloth of the first state - are especially susceptible to fading, soiling, and wear. Moreover, the contents are susceptible to heavy spotting and the binding is often cocked. That's why so many first editions of this book have been torn apart and rebound. Finding a very good copy like this is increasingly challenging. First state of the first edition, is confirmed here by 11 Churchill titles listed on the half-title verso. The boards retain bright, unfaded color and show very little wear, apart from a smallish bump to the lower front corner. The spine is faded as usual, but not as badly as most copies; the spine retains decent plum color and the gilt remains brightly legible. The contents are bright and tight. Internal spotting is light and substantially confined to the prelims, with heavier spotting on the text block edges. There is an inked previous owner name on the ffep and a small bookshop sticker on the lower left corner of the rear pastedown. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A91.1.b., Woods/ICS A37(aa), Langworth p.131.

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        Jean de la Fontaine Fables. Illustrations de Suzanne-Raphaele Lagneau Tome Premier et Tome Second

      Paris: Henri Cyral, Editeur, 1930. Wraps First Very Good in Wraps A Very Good two volume set. Exemplaire sur Papier de Rives #1031 (of 1040) Octavo (14.60 x 20.32 cm) Illustrated paper wraps. 350, 382 [383]pp. Remnants of tape staining from original glassine wrap to ff., spines toned and general soiling to rear wraps on both volumes., however internally very bright and fresh with illustrated text and all Pochoir plates in very fine condition on Henri Cyral and BFK Rives watermarked paper. & A beautifully illustrated edition with over one hundred richly colored Pochoir plates and charming and whimsical sepia drawings on most of the 48 fables. & This edition of The Fables of Jean de La Fontaine, was produced in an edition of 1040 copies. The printing was completed on May 5, 1930, on the presses of master printer H. Barthelemy; Director for Henry Cyral, Editor. Among the original print run were 40 copies on Madagascar paper, each containing three original drawings by Miss Suzanne-Raphaele Lagneau attached to Volume I. Copies numbered 41-1040 in vellum paper wraps. This being copy #1031.

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        The Talkies (First Edition)

      New York: Henry Holt, 1930. First Edition. First Edition. Near Fine in a very bright, Very Good plus dust jacket. One of the first books to be published on the subject of talking pictures, addressing the changes to the medium at a fairly technical level, though still aimed at the layman. Rather than the expected film stills one would normally see in such a title from this period, there are diagrams illustrating said changes, including the effect the new dimension brought to animated cartoons as well as photographed stories. A few tiny chips at the spine ends, else a splendid copy.

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        PROGRAMA OFICIAL DE LA SEMANA HÍPICA que se celebrará en JEREZ DE LA FRONTERA los días 22 al 28 de Abril 1930 Organizada por El Real Centro de Selección y Mercado de Caballos Sementales, Jockey Club y La Junta Provincial de Ganaderos de Cádiz, patrocinada

      1930 - Jerez de la Frontera, Cromo Tipografía ?Jerez Gráfico? S/a . 1930. 4º alarg., conserva cubierta anterior ilustrada por MICIANO. Holandesa, moderna.70 p. Edición adornada con encabezamientos y viñetas de gusto modernista, fotografías y dibujos representando las divisas de los diversos participantes, entre otros: Duque de Tarifa, Juan P.Domecq y Villavicencio, Mora Figueroa Hermanos, Bohorques, Marqués de Santillan, etc. Teodoro Nicolás Miciano Becerra (Jerez de la Frontera 1903- Madrid, 1974) es uno de los grandes pintores del siglo XX, no sólo en la ciudad, a la que estuvo gran parte de su vida apegado, sino de todo el país. Desde que terminó en 1926 los estudios en la Escuela de Bellas Artes de Sevilla, Teodoro Miciano vivió intensamente la vida cultural que en su ciudad natal Jerez se articulaba en torno al Ateneo. A los veintisiete años era director artístico de la revista de esta institución, colaboraba como ilustrador de la revista África de Ceuta y su talento era reconocido en los círculos de la ilustración gráfica y cartelismo fuera del ámbito jerezano. Asimismo, simultaneó la actividad creativa con la docencia en la Escuela de Artes y Oficios de Jerez (1929-1931) y en 1933 obtuvo en Madrid el título superior de Pintura, Escultura y Grabado. Temprano trabajo del conocido ilustrador que no hemos encontrado reseñado en sus estudios sobre su producción artística. Excelente impresión con bellísimos dibujos de Teodoro Miciano y no menos artísticas fotografías de Ragel y de Iglesias. Raro. No encontramos ejemplares reseñados en CCPBE, ni KVK, no en Catálogo Patrimonio Bibliográfico Andaluz. MICIANO, JEREZ DE LA FRONTERA, CÁDIZ, HÍPICA, HORSE RIDING, SEMENTALES, JOCKEY CLUB, GANADEROS, CRIA CABALLAR, CABALLOS, STALLIONS, BREEDERS, BREEDING HORSES, HORSES

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        Chinese New Year Festivals - A picturesque Monograph of the Rites, Ceremonies and Observances in relation thereto

      Shanghai, Kelly and Walsh, 1930, First edition. - 1 volume in-folio, , 29 pp., illustrated with drawings and 6 Illustrations in Colour-photogravure from Selected Chinese Paintings, quarter cloth, hard pictorial covers, a perect copy [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Positive electron.Lancaster, PA and New York, NY: for the American Physical Society by the American Institute of Physics, 1933. First edition.

      A fine copy, with distinguished provenance (see below), of Carl Anderson's announcement of the discovery of the positron, the first antiparticle. Its existence had been predicted by Dirac three years earlier in his paper <i>Quantised Singularities in the Electromagnetic Field</i>. "The prediction and subsequent discovery of the positron rank among the great triumphs of modern physics". (Pais, <i>The Genius of Science</i>).<br/><br/> "Anderson received his Ph.D. in 1930 from the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, where he worked with physicist Robert Andrews Millikan. Having studied X-ray photoelectrons (electrons ejected from atoms by interaction with high-energy photons) since 1927, he began research in 1930 on gamma rays and cosmic rays. While studying cloud-chamber photographs of cosmic rays, Anderson found a number of tracks whose orientation suggested that they were caused by positively charged particles-but particles too small to be protons. In 1932 he announced that they were caused by positrons, positively charged particles with the same mass as electrons. The claim was controversial until verified the next year by British physicist Patrick M.S. Blackett and Italian Giuseppe Occhialini" (Britannica). <br/><br/> Anderson describes his discovery as follows: "On August 2, 1932, during the course of photographing cosmic-ray tracks produced in a vertical Wilson chamber (magnetic field of 15,000 gauss), designed in the summer of 1930 by Professor R. A. Millikan and the writer, the tracks shown in Fig. 1 were obtained, which seemed to be interpretable only on the basis of the existence in this case of a particle carrying a positive charge but having a mass of the same order of magnitude as that normally possessed by a free negative electron...It is concluded, therefore, that the magnitude of the charge of the positive electron, which we shall henceforth contract to positron, is very probably equal to that of a free negative electron which from symmetry considerations would naturally be called a negatron." <br/><br/> The next antiparticle physicists looked for was the antiproton. Much heavier than the positron, it would not be confirmed experimentally for another 22 years. <br/><br/> Anderson shared the Nobel Prize in Physics 1936 "for his discovery of the positron." <i>Provenance:</i> With the blind stamp of Ross Gunn (1897 - 1966) to the front wrapper and two first leaves. Gunn was an American physicist, a key player in the USA nuclear submarine program, and a principal in the Manhattan Project. The New York Times described Gunn as "one of the true fathers of the nuclear submarine program". For his contributions to the Manhattan Project Gunn received the Navy Distinguished Civilian Service Award on September 4, 1945. The National Academies Press said that he "was one of the most versatile physicists of the early and mid-twentieth century".. In: The Physical Review Vol. 43, No. 6, March 15, 1933, pp. 491-494, the entire issue offere here in the original printed wrappers. 4to (268 x 202 mm), pp. 387-503 [1:blank], some very light wear to capitals of spine strip - a very fine and unrestored copy

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        Panoramic View of Waterfront, Miami, Florida. TOGETHER WITH: A Glimpse of the Skyline from the Million Dollar Bayfront Park, Miami, Florida

      Milwaukee, WI.: E. C. Kropp Co.. No date. Ca. 1930.. TWO color half-tone photos each 5 3/4 x 34 inches on thin card 6 1/2 x 34 3/4 (Bayfront Park image 34 1/2) inches, text on verso. Light wear, soiling and occasional foxing, overall very good condition. Two striking, colorful images of Miami circa 1930. The view of the waterfront names the following buildings: Royal Palm Hotel, McAllister Hotel, Columbus Hotel, Ingraham Bldg., Watson Hotel, Security Bldg., City Hall, Cortez Hotel, Alcazar Hotel, Daily News Tower. .

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        New York - Skyline]. Aquarell auf Karton.

      ca. 1930 - 27 x 35 cm, Rahmen etwas berieben 2000 gr.

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        Street Haunting

      The Westgate Press, San Francisco / The Grabhorn Press, 1930. Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Signed by author. Limited edition, #76 of 500. Signed and numbered by Virginia Woolf on limitation page. Lacks slipcase. No jacket. Light stain on top binding edge corner of boards and endpapers, small dealer bookplate on rear endpaper. 1930 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 36 pp. A limited edition of 500 copies printed at The Grabhorn Press, and the only hardcover edition of this title. Quarter-leather binding: blue morocco spine, gilt titles, decorated paper over boards, &#39;Strathmore Wayside Text&#39; watermark on title page margin. Woolf is most well-known for A Room of One&#39;s Own, Mrs. Dalloway, To the Lighthouse, and, sadly, her macabre method of suicide (she filled her pockets with stones and drowned herself in the River Ouse).

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      1930. Or The Skeleton in the Cupboard. London: William Heinemann, (1930). Original blue cloth, with dust jacket. First Edition of~perhaps his [Maugham&#39;s] best novel, a witty and delicious comedy of literary England in the early decades of the 20th century, told in the first person by a novelist, Ashenden. The pushing and self-advertising novelist Alroy Kear wants to get at the details of the early life of Edward Driffield, an eminent novelist whose biography Kear has been commissioned to write. Ashenden had known Driffield and his first wife Rosie, a barmaid; Rosie, the skeleton in the cupboard of Driffield&#39;s life, is Kear&#39;s stumbling block -- he is not honest enough to be given the facts that Ashenden gives the reader. Rosie is a wonderful character -- affectionate, amoral, and generous. The narrator is obviously Maugham but he denied what so many readers were quick to conclude: that Alroy Kear was founded on Hugh Walpole and Edward Driffield on Thomas Hardy. [CGEL]~This copy does have the "t" in "won&#39;t" on line 14 of p. 147, which is often regarded as the "later state"; however, as Toole Stott points out, this is merely a matter of type slippage during the print run (and the "t" could have dropped off during the run, or it could have been inserted during the run -- in either event, both "states" were then issued simultaneously to the public).~This is a fine copy, bright and without wear -- with light foxing on the page edges and on the endpapers where unprotected by the jacket flaps; the dust jacket is very good-plus -- with very minor soil and trifling wear at the corners, including one inch-long closed tear. Toole Stott A40a.

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        Forty Stories

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott. First. hardcover. fine. Newly translated from the Danish by M.R. James. Illustrated by Christine Jackson with 24 color plates. 466pp. Thick 8vo, beautifully rebound in full blue morocco; gilt-decorated spine with raised bands; marbled endpapers, t.e.g. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, (no date, circa 1930). First American edition. Fine.

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      Editorial : MAUCCI - Barcelona s.f. (1930?) . Continuada hasta Benedicto XI y Alfonso XIII, con el exordio de la República por S.Pey Ordeix . ilustraciones de Ochoa . Encuad : Tela estampada . 16,5 x 22,5cms. 782+790+774+885+884pag. ilustraciones color y b/n. Tema : Historia Universal, Historia de la Iglesia . Libros en buen estado aunque usados , algunos restos de óxido, suave amarronamiento en los márgenes de las hojas por efecto del tiempo .

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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1930

      John Wisden & Co. Ltd. 1930 - Sixty-seventh edition. Original hardback. Head and tail of spine slightly rubbed. Bookdealer's label to front pastedown. A very good copy.

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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        Medal Without Bar

      London: Hodder and Stoughton Limited,, 1930. Octavo. Original brown speckled cloth, titles to spine in black, coloured medal ribbon onlay to upper board. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled and toned, sloth a little dulled and toned along the edges, top corner bumped. An excellent copy in the slightly rubbed, dulled, and toned jacket. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Wendell from Dick. &#39;&#133;Why &#39;tis a gull, a fool, a rogue that now & then goes to the war, to grace himself at his return into London under the form of a soldier&#133;&#39; Shakespeare. &#39;&#133;I took out my old fowling-piece.&#39; Little Tich. [indecipherable location] 16/1/30". The Shakespeare quotation is spoken by Gower in act III of Henry V, and Little Tich was a popular English music hall star. Blaker&#39;s novel of the First World War is considered one of the finest war novels of the twentieth century. "How did the average, ordinary man of some position and substance, not young, untrained, fare in the War if he had the fortune to come through alive and unspoiled in health? Mr. Blaker cleverly answers the question in this, one of the longest and most detailed war novels. He also gives perhaps the finest picture yet painted of life in a field-artillery battery &#133; his attitude to the War itself is sane and just. This is one of the books which could not possibly have been written save upon the foundation of experience" (Falls).

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        ATGET PHOTOGRAPHE DE PARIS. Preface par Pierre Mac-Orlan

      Henri Jonquieres Editeur. Paris. 1930. FIRST EDITION. 4to. (10.8 x 8.5 inches). 23 pages of text in French, plus fold out list of Photo captions at the rear. Illustrated with portrait frontis (by Berenice Abbott) and 96 full page collotype plates by Atget. Publishers burgundy moire cloth with gilt lettering to the front board and spine. Some minor uniform fading to the spine but overall a near fine bright copy of this important and uncommon work. Berenice Abbott was instrumental in getting this work published after she acquired some of his archive when he died in 1927. This French Issue was published simultaneously with editions in Germany and United States of America. OCLC lists just 5 copies of this French issue worldwide, 3 in the USA, 1 in Canada and 1 in The Victoria & Albert Museum in London, England.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        The Edwardians

      London: The Hogarth Press,, 1930. Octavo. Original japon backed red cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Lightly rubbed, minor spotting to spine and joints, slight bump to lower corners, light foxing to endpapers, contents faintly toned. A very good copy. First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 125 copies signed by the author, of which this is an author&#39;s presentation copy (out of series).

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      Leonard and Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 1930. 8vo., First Edition, on laid paper; some light offsetting to front and rear free endpapers as often; orange cloth, gilt back, covers very lightly age-soiled else a very good, clean copy. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. The author&#39;s finest novel. Cross & Hulme A20(a); Gretton, 18; Woolmer 235b. . Catalogs: vita sackville-west.

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      1930 - [PREWAR ADVERTISING] Tada Hokucho, designer. GOFUKU MUSURINTEN NO KOKOKU ZUANSHU. Seibundo, Tokyo, Showa 5 [1930]. 29.9 X 22.1 cm. From an important series of design portfolios produced by Seibundo. This one is dedicated to muslin dry goods shops. This volume consists of 50 pages of plates in both color and monochrome. Some edgewear, about very good overall. Printed wrappers in the original, torn, folding cover. Scarce, complete. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, ABAA]
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      1930 - [PREWAR ADVERTISING] Sawa Reika, designer. YOFUKU KODOMOFUKU-TEN KOKOKU ZUANSHU. Seibundo, Tokyo, Showa 5 [1930]. 29.9 X 22.1 cm. From an important series of design portfolios produced by Seibundo. This one is dedicated to shops specializing in western and children's clothing. Sawa Reika was an important designer and advertising photographer in his day. The volume consists of 50 pages of plates in both color and monochrome. Some edgewear, about very good overall, with some internal foxing. Printed paper wrappers. Very unusual. $1.100.00 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      1930 - [PREWAR ADVERTISING] Murota Kurazo, designer. YOHIN BOSHITEN KOKOKU ZUANSHU. Seibundo, Tokyo, Showa 5 [1930]. 29.9 X 22.1 cm. From an important series of design portfolios produced by Seibundo. This one is dedicated to shops specializing in Western-style hats. Murota was an important ad designer of the day. This volume consists of 50 pages of plates in both color and monochrome. Some edgewear, about very good overall. Printed wrappers in the torn original folding covers. Scarce & complete. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      1930 - [PREWAR ADVERTISING] Tada Hokucho, designer. GOFUKU MUSURINTEN NO KOKOKU ZUANSHU. Seibundo, Tokyo, Showa 5 [1930]. 29.9 X 22.1 cm. From an important series of design portfolios produced by Seibundo. This one is dedicated to muslin dry goods shops. This volume consists of 50 pages of plates in both color and monochrome. Some edgewear, about very good overall.

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      1930 - [PREWAR ADVERTISING] MAEJIMA Sei-ichi, designer. CHIKUONKI GAKKITEN KOKOKU ZUANSHU. Seibundo, Tokyo, Showa 5 [1930]. 29.9 X 22.1 cm. From an important series of design portfolios produced by Seibundo. This one is dedicated to shops specializing in phonograph albums and musical instruments. This volume consists of 50 pages of plates in both color and monochrome. Some edgewear, about very good overall. Printed wrappers. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Fleuron. A Journal of Typography. Number Seven. Signed copy

      London Cambridge University Press 1930. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket Limited Edition (1000) Brown hardback cloth cover 290mm x 230mm (11" x 9"). xi, 253pp, 25pp. Signed and dedicated Morison on acknoledgements page. William Adams bookplate. Contents includes: Typography in Holland, Eric Gill (Sculpture of letters) including illustrations and engravings [Gills initials are visible on some illustrations], Principles of Typography, Heinrich Holz, Fine Printing, Officina Bodoni, Thomas Maitland Cleland, Book production, type and book reviews.

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        A Roving Commission

      New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons, 1930. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very good. This is Churchill&#39;s extremely popular autobiography, covering the years from his birth in 1874 to his first few years in Parliament. Published in England as My Early Life, this is one of the few Churchill first editions for which the U.S. edition bears a different title than the British. Jacketed copies are extremely scarce. Even decent unjacketed copies are unusual. The red-orange cloth binding proved highly susceptible to fading and soiling and the fragile dust jacket proved highly vulnerable to wear and severe fading of the orange color, particularly on the jacket spine. Offered here is an especially fine copy in a very good plus first printing dust jacket. The red-orange binding retains vivid, entirely unfaded color and bright gilt. Notably, there is absolutely no fading whatsoever to the spine. The coarse cloth binding is tight, square, and remarkably clean with virtually no wear or soiling, sharp corners, and bright gilt. The contents are as crisp and bright as any we have seen. Even the page edges, including the untrimmed fore edge, remain bright with no age-toning, soiling, or spotting. The Scribner&#39;s "A" on the copyright page confirms a first edition, first printing. The same previous owner name from the year of publication is inked three times within - on the front pastedown, the half-title, and the blank verso of the frontispiece. It is dated "December 25, 1930" (publication was in October 1930) in the half-title gift inscription. The dust jacket is unusually clean and unclipped, still bearing the original $3.50 price on the front flap. Most notable, the spine retains a bright orange panel with only a barely discernible hint of sunning and light scuffing. The only loss is a .625 x .5 inch triangular chip at the upper front hinge. The jacket is crisp apart from a .375 inch strip across the top edge where it was evidently once misfolded and wrinkled. A plausible explanation is that the book was carelessly shelved with the dust jacket protruding from the top of the book. Apart from the top edge wear, this is a stunning example of the first printing dust jacket. The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A91.2.b, Woods/ICS A37(b.2), Langworth p. 134.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        Selection of the Exhibition of the International Advertising Photograph

      Tokyo Asahi News Paper, Tokyo, Japan 1930 - Clothed book covered with titled paper. The cover front&back is sunburned and has many folded lines, and its edges are a little bit curled up. The left top edge of each page has some folded lines. The plates' pages are lightly sunburned as usual. However the form of the pages are still intact and keep very good conditions. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: booksGYOZANDO]
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        An Orville Wright Signed Check

      DS. 1pg. 8 ¾? x 3 ¼?. March 22, 1930. Dayton, Ohio. A check signed ?Orville Wright? drawn on the City National Bank of Dayton. The aviator paid William Lewis $16.00. The check is punch cancelled, though not affecting the signature. It is in fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Stuart Lutz Historic Documents, Inc.]
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        An Angler's Anthology. Collected by

      London: Country Life Limited, [1930] London: Country Life Limited, [1930]. First edition. 4to. Illustrated from Drypoints by Norman Wilkinson. xix, [168] pp. Bound in three quarters red morocco and matching cloth, t.e.g. Fine

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

      [Bookseller: Editoriale Umbra]
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        The Poems of Edmund Blunden.

      London: Cobden-Sanderson, 1930 - Octavo (215 × 138 mm). Contemporary red morocco, titles to spine and all edges gilt. Spine and edges of boards tanned, binding a little rubbed, scuffs to lower board, endpapers tanned from turn-ins. A very good copy. First edition, first impression. In an attractive contemporary binding of red morocco. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Puck of Pook&#39;s Hill

      MacMillan and Co., London, 1930, 1930. Fantasy tales. Crown octavo. Pp.x; 306; 2, advertisements. With twenty black and white illustrations by H. R. Millar. Elegantly hand-bound in full tan calf by Relfe Brothers, with gilt coat of arms and school certificate to flyleaf. Internally clean, leather is fine. A handsome copy in an attractive school prize binding. Kipling&#39;s popular series of tales set in different historical eras, including Roman Britain, Anglo-Saxon England, The Norman Conquest, The Middle Ages and the Tudor Period. The stories are all told to two children living near Pevensey, East Sussex, by characters magically plucked out of history by &#39;Puck&#39;. Traditionally the term &#39;Puck&#39; referred to a malicious spirit or demon of popular superstition, and from the 16th century the name of a mischevious goblin (or Hobgoblin), similar to that appearing in Shakespeare&#39;s &#39;A Midsummer Night&#39;s Dream&#39;, the fairy scene from which is acted out here. Although &#39;Puck&#39; is seen as a children&#39;s book, (in the same way &#39;Treasure Island&#39; or &#39;King Solomon&#39;s Mines&#39; are viewed), the story-tellers are adults and the romances they describe would only be suitable for older readers. Stewart [306]. Bleiler; Checklist of Fantastic Literature (277). BMC No.1[1984]; &#39;Edwardian Children&#39;s Books&#39;. Oxford Companion to English Lit. p537, 797.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Discours des Miseres de ce Temps.

      Paris: Le Fuseau Chargé de Laine 1930. Med 3 orig. sign. blyantstegninger, talrige raderinger, samt en suite med 45 raderinger, deraf mange sign., af Albert Decaris. 4to. 193 s. Opl. 359 numr. ekspl. samt 108 suiter. Orig. omsl. i kassette. With 3 orig. sign. pencil drawings, numerous engravings, and a suite of 45 engravings, most sign., by Albert Decaris. Limited to 359 numb. copies and 108 suites. Orig. wrapper in slip-case.. Copy no. XXII

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell's Antikvariat]
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      - S.l., s.d., ensemble de 9 planches, six planches gouachées et trois photographiques. Planches gouachées au pochoir, montages-collages de phototographies sur fond gouaché, présentent une intéressante maquette publicitaire pour une maison de porcelaine, Rouard, avec des motifs géométriques épurés caractéristiques du design des années 1930. Légères salissures. Livres

      [Bookseller: Librairie Chretien]
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      The Westgate Press, San Francisco 1930 - Thin octavo (5" x 8") bound in publisher's half blue morocco leather and paper boards. Copy #450 of only 500 numbered copies SIGNED by the author and printed by the Grabhorn Press. Bookplate on front pastedown; mild edgewear. Near Fine, lacking the slipcase [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Fly Fishing by Viscount Grey of Fallodon. Signed copy

      London J M Dent & Sons Ltd 1930. G+ : in Good condition plus with dust jacket. Sporadic foxing Reprint Green hardback cloth cover 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). 244pp. B/w woodcut illustrations by Eric Fitch Dalglish. Signed by the author on fep. Ephemera include along with four-page letter from the author and a newspaper clipping of the author's obituary.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        The Avenging Ray.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton Limited, [1930] - Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black. With the dust jacket. A beautiful, fresh copy in the lightly rubbed but still bright jacket with a few nicks and short splits and a short closed tear at the base of the spine panel. First edition, first impression and a beautiful copy in the rare dust jacket. The Avenging Ray is a classic mad scientist novel, centring around the development of a death ray. Locke, Spectrum of Fantasy [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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