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        Good-Bye To All That

      New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, 1930. First American edition. Octavo, original red cloth. Advanced copy in the dust jacket without the price and the Paris Gun listed on the back flap, "To be published in February Probable Price, $3.50". Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some wear to the crown and foot of the spine.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The World in 2030 A.D

      London,: Hodder & Stoughton,, 1930.. Quarto, with a frontispiece and eight plates; a fine copy in the original black cloth, lettered in crimson. First edition of this extravagant vision of the future. The first Earl of Birkenhead (1872-1930) was a dashing figure, a 'swashbuckler' and 'ready subject for the caricaturist,' (DNB) who had a lengthy career as Solicitor General, and after 1919, Lord Chancellor.Reading The World in 2030 the knowledge that Birkenhead was drinking himself to death whilst writing comes as little surprise. It is an extraordinary work, displaying the occasional prescience of the unhinged. Amongst a very odd collection of statements about ectogenesis, the unlikelihood of future wars due to trans-national integration, scientific relativism, and the creation of a Florida-style 'playground for all Europe' in the basin of the Sahara, there is the bald announcement that atomic energy will be harnessed, that eugenics will be commonplace and the genes mapped, and that a 'mad dictator, jealous of Western progress, may precipitate a war, which will finally burn up and destroy Western civilisation'. Best of all, advances in television will mean that a busy Englishman will be able to follow 'an Australian test-match'.Accompanying the work are nine futurist plates by E. McKnight Kauffer.Negley, 109.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        THE WILDNERNESS OF DENALI

      New York: Charles Scribner';s Sons, 1930. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding. Octavo. Quite a nice copy of Sheldon';s posthumously published book about his explorations of the lands at the foot of what would come to be called Mt. McKinley but was known by the natives as "Denali". The Wilderness of Denali relates, almost like a logbook, his daily experiences for nearly a year, often in extreme conditions, tracking natural fauna -- sheep, birds, squirrels. Sheldon is responsible for the conservation act of 1917, which he personally delivered to Woodrow Wilson for his signature. Sheldon devoted his life to the conservation of America';s natural resources. This copy given to John Galen Carter by his mother -- Carter was a member of the American Anthropological Society and a lawyer specializing in Indian Affairs. With folding map. Bound in publisher';s green ribbed cloth with title blocked in gold on the upper cover; light shelfwear to the extremities with just a touch of fraying at the spine ends and corners; digital images can be made available upon request. Very Good+ binding.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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        The Seventh Man A True Cannibal Tale Of The South Seas Told In 15 Wood-Engravings and 189 Words by Robert Gibbings

      Waltham Saint Lawrence: Golden Cockerel Press, 1930. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. quarter yellow buckram and decorated boards. Aeg, Fine in original glassine overwrapper nicked at spine extremities./No Dust Jacket. Gibbings, Robert. 15 pages. 20 x 12 1/2 cm. Fifteen wood-engravings by Robert Gibbings. Limited edition, copy 131 of 500, printed on Dutch hand-made paper in Caslon O.F. type. Considering the fragility of the original binding, a lovely copy.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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        Das Gesamtwissen über antike und neue Teppiche des Orients

      Wien, Selbstvlg. d. Verf. 1930.. 2 Bde. 280; 327 S. Mit insg. 1260 tls. ganzs., tls. farb. Abb. u. 2 Karten. OLn. Tadellos. EA. Enay/Azadi 449 - Das bis heute unübertroffene Standardwerk.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Sleeping Figure. An original watercolor and gouache on paper by Bishop, 5 5/8? wide x 8 5/8? high, circa 1935-1940.

      Benton 11. A portrait of Bishop?s close friend Louise Crane, the daughter of Winthrop Murray Crane, founder of the Crane Paper Company and Governor of Massachusetts, and Josephine Porter Boardman, founder of the Museum of Modern Art. Bishop and Crane met as undergraduates at Vassar College in 1930 and a year after graduating traveled through Europe together in 1935-1936. In 1938, Bishop and Crane pooled their resources and bought a nineteenth century clapboard house together at 624 White Street in Key West, but in the next few years their relationship foundered, reducing Bishop to near suicidal despair. A prominent philanthropist and patron of the arts, Crane became Marianne Moore?s executor after Moore?s death in 1972

      [Bookseller: James S. Jaffe Rare Books LLC]
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        Political Religion of America - Calligraphic Manuscript on Vellum

      Los Angeles, CA: C. Everette Smith Studio,, c.1930. Quarto (269 × 207 mm) Full blue morocco, title gilt to the spine, narrow raised bands, compartments gilt with double fillet panels, rose corner-pieces, concentric multiple gilt panels to the boards, fleuron corner-pieces, single fillet edge-roll, red morocco doublures, with blue morocco turn-ins, elaborate gilt ruled panels to both, cream moiré silk free ends, white silk page-marker, all edges gilt. Manuscript on 5 leaves of vellum in an elegant calligraphic hand, title page with gilt initials and gilt torch of freedom device, 2 large gilt initials with decoration in blind of scrolls and "stars and bars", the whole interleaved and bulked with hammer-finished Japanese paper. A little rubbed at the extremities, else a very good copy. Unusual illuminated manuscript on vellum reproducing a key section of one of Abraham Lincoln's earliest published speeches. The text is taken from "The Perpetuation of our Political Institutions. Address by Abraham Lincoln before the Young Man's Lyceum of Springfield, Ill, January 27, 1837", the dating is an error by the calligrapher, the correct year being 1838. In this address Lincoln focused on citizenship, and the crucial necessity of inculcating reverence for the law, almost to the point of cultivating a political religion. Predicting that otherwise destructive forces would flow unchecked and threaten American institutions, potentially even the Constitution. The speech was given against the background of two recent murders by pro-slavery mobs; the first being a case where a freed African-American had killed a constable in St. Louis and had been lynched by a mob, followed by the murder of Elijah Parish Lovejoy, Presbyterian minister and editor of the abolitionist Alton Observer, shot dead next to his printing-press just three months prior to this speech. C. Everette Smith was a bilbiophile, and a partner in the noted Los Angeles furniture and decorating firm of Cannel, Smith & Chaffin. Smith's studios produced a number of patriotic vellum manuscripts around the same date, including "America" - also known as "My Country 'tis of Thee" - by his ancestor Samuel Francis Smith (copies in UCLA, Brandeis, Houghton Library, Harvard, and the W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts) and the Gettysburg Address (Lincoln Memorial Library, Tennessee). No other copies of the present text have been traced. Unusual and highly attractive.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        PUPPY DOG FROLICS

      1930. 2. ALDIN,CECIL. PUPPY DOG FROLICS. London & Glasgow: Collins Clear Type Press, no date, circa 1930. Folio (10 1/4 x 13 1/2"), cloth backed pictorial boards, tips rubbed, rear cover soil, VG++. Printed on coated paper there are 16 full page color illustrations of an Aberdeen Scotty dog with one line of text below plus 2 illustrations in black and white. There is also a charming pictorial border on everypage. The illustrations are from Gyp's Hour of Bliss but the colors used are different from Gyp and the pictorial border is new. This is a rare Aldin picture book.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        DESENHO - CARICATURA. AMARELHE, Américo da Silva.

      - Representa 7 figuras (de actores teatrais) do teatro de revista portuguesa. No plateau, da direita para a esquerda: o estudante (Carlos Leal), a varina (Maria Brasão), a minhota (Maria Luísa), o futebolista (Ricardo Santos Carvalho); o poeta (Carlos Baptista), e a saloia (Hortense Luz); e o campino (Costinha). Desenho a tinta-da-china. Circa 1930-40. De 36x65 cm. Emoldurado com caixilho de madeira, modesto. Américo da Silva Amarelhe (Porto, 1892 - Lisboa, 1946), realizou a primeira exposição individual aos 14 anos no Saão da Fotografia União no Porto. Depois de exposições nos foyers dos teatros de Lisboa torna-se o caracaturista oficial do meio artístico conhecido por Amarelhe, mais tarde cenógrafo do meio teatral de Lisboa com sucedidas produções das primeiras décadas do século XX. Amarelhe como cronista gráfico dedicou-se durante a sua curta carreira a retratar e a caricaturar gente do meio teatral: actores, músicos, empresários, técnicos a dramaturgos; e colaborou em diversas publicações periódicas (O Século Cómico, e outras). A sua obra pode ser encontrada dispersa por milhares de folhetos de teatro, periódicos como o 'Século Cómico'; 'O Palco'; 'O Século'; 'Sempre Fixe'; 'A Risota'; publicidades; cartazes; capas de partituras; livros de curso; etc. Apenas duas exposições retrospectivas conhecidas: no ano da sua morte e em 1998 no Porto. Refere Fernando de Pamplona in Diccionário de Pintores e Escultores, 1987, Vol. I, pag. 90: 'Amarelhe (Américo) Caricaturista portuense de feição vincadamente popular, falecido em 1947. Procurava apenas divertir. Industrializou a sua arte ao serviço de empresários teatrais. Era capaz de muito melhor, como o provam algumas caricaturas notáveis de Camilo, Afonso Lopes Vieira, Correia de Oliveira, etc, que figuravam na sua exposição póstuma em 1947'. Location/localizacao: Quadros

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        Das Höchster Porzellan auf der Jahrtausend-Ausstellung in Mainz 1925, hrsg. im Auftrage der Stadt Mainz,

      Mainz, L. Wilckens, 1930,. Erstausgabe, 4°, X, 166 Text-S. mit Register sowie 144 Tafel-Seiten mit über 1000 s/w-Abb., original Leineneinband mit blauer Deckel- und Rückenbeschr., Kopfblauschnitt, schönes, sauberes Exemplar (prez) Unverzichtbares Standardwerk zum Höchster Porzellan!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Orban & Streu]
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        [140 photographs of Travel in the Potosi Mining Area]

      n.p. n.p. n.d. (ca. 1930). Double post-holed Heinn Co. large-format photo album with metal spine and pebbled cloth covered boards. Photographs generally very good, a few loose, mounted on clean black stock, in much worn and chipped covers. Obl. 4to. (11 x 16 inches). Illus. with b/w photos. Most photos are 3 x 4 inch format (three 8" x 10" in sepia enlargements) covering a variety of subjects, mainly from near the city of Potosi in Bolivia, which had been built close to its 'Silver Mountain' - mined since the days of the Spanish conquest for silver and other valuable metals; images of settlements and small rail hubs, areas that are used for llama and mule loading and commercial transport; dwellings of native peoples, including caves and adobe, shanties; automobile travel with several views of treacherous roadways and terrain, one with auto stuck in the mud to its axles, breakdowns, makeshift stream-fording. While not specifically identified, it is most likely this album was the record of either an engineering survey team or a geological expedition, as there are several images of men examining charts, with surveying instruments set up; tent camping 'on the trail', many views of the rugged landscape and rocky paths and routes; roadways, several images of railroad tracks and rolling stock; waterways and retaining walls, reinforced roadbeds, culverts, bridges including a suspension bridge; several shots taken in the city of Potosi including street scenes. An excellent glimpse of the harsh conditions in the Potosi region and the difficulties of transportation, travel and survival, that a population living and working at an average elevation of over 13,000 feet, faced.

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        The Apes of God

      London: The Arthur Press,, 1930. Large octavo. Original salmon cloth, titles to spine in blue. With the dust jacket. Cloth very lightly rubbed, a little spotting to endpapers. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed and dulled jacket that has been washed and has been repaired to the verso along the folds and some splits and frayed areas. First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 750 numbered copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf. With a flyer for Lewis's review "The Enemy, No. 2" loosely inserted.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Zena Ve Svétle

      Prague: Nakladatelstvi E Beaufort,, 1930. Octavo. Original tan cloth, cream paper title label to upper board printed in brown, buff endpapers. With the photographic dust jacket. 46 monochrome photographic reproductions. An excellent copy in the faintly soiled jacket with repairs to corners. First edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Glimpses of God, and Other Sermons

      Arthur H. Stockwell, 1930. Hardcover. Good. . Initialed by author on first page, with inscription. Jacket is present, but in poor shape with significant loss. The book itself has some light wear to the edges.

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        The New Era in Commercial Art

      Melbourne: Art Training Institute, 1930. Undated, circa 1930. 50 page prospectus with original card wraps, wool ribbon and numerous tissue guards.. Includes a full page display of drawings by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite (5 drawings of fairies, koalas, rabbits): she "has made a valuable contribution to the Art Training Institute's wonderful course". Not in Muir's bibliography of Australian childrens' books. Tear to bottom spine of wrapper, edgewear to wrappers, otherwise in excellent condition, internal pages clean and unmarked.. Original Wraps. Very Good. Illus. by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite; Ted Scorfield; L F Reynolds; Tom Alban; James Northfield; George Benson. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

      [Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd]
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        N.7; A Novel

      Published by Arthur H. Stockwell Limited, 29 Ludgate Hill, London First Edition 1930. London 1930. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original blue cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine [worn] and to the upper panel. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains 293 printed pages of text with monochrome frontispiece. Spine ends and corners a little rubbed and turned-in, light foxing to the page edges and in Good condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        Bird's eye view of southern England (untitled). ENGLAND - SOUTH COAST)

      No date. Ca. 1930?. Color lithograph, 22 1/2 x 34 1/2 inches (57 x 88cm), folded as issued. Folds and several other tears in image professionally repaired, two pinhead sized holes in sea at lower right, few chips to edges. A richly colored bird's eye view pictorial map of the area from London to Brighton and from Southampton and the Isle of Wight to Hastings. Much detail (such as the location of race courses and castles) with prominently drawn rail lines suggest that this was issued as a railway poster. .

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        Dr. Serge A. Korff: Collected Papers. A personal archive in 8 bound volumes (plus 2 accompanying volumes)

      n.p, n.d.. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket. Signed by Author. 4to. 8 slim quarto volumes, ranging in size from approximately 6 3/4 x 9 3/4 to 11 x 11 1/4. Each is bound in red cloth, with titles gilt-lettered direct on the spine. The titling consists of a general title (“Collected Papers”); followed by (in most cases) a separate volume title ("Spectroscopy," "Cosmic Rays," etc.); “S.A. Korff;” and finally a volume number (I, II, 3, 4, 5, 6, VII, and VIII [sic]). The volumes contain Dr. Korff’s personal copies of his collected papers (reprints, preprints, offprints, and pamphlets, as well as photocopies of other works and speeches, some unpublished). Each volume is preambled by a typed table of contents listing the papers contained within in proper bibliographic format (article title, author(s), title of publishing journal, page numbers, date, etc.). The papers are arranged chronologically. The separately-published items (i.e., booklets, pamphlets) have been bound in entire, complete with their original printed paper or cardstock wrappers. Although most of the papers deal with the subjects of cosmic rays, spectroscopy, radiation, aeronautics and atmosphere, astrophysics, and the other disciplines for which Dr. Korff was best known, two are articles on stamps and stamp collecting which the doctor wrote for philatelic journals. The official NYU archive contains much but by no means all of this material. (Further details are available upon request.) The two additional volumes which here accompany Dr. Korff’s papers are two books which belonged to him (with his bookplate and ownership signature), bound in uniform red morocco and marbled boards, with gilt titles, raised bands, and speckled edges: CONTRIBUTIONS FROM THE MOUNT WILSON OBSERVATORY; Volumes 19 (Numbers 420-446, 1930-'31) and 20 (447-476, 1931-1933); these dates correspond to the years Dr. Korff was a research assistant at the Observatory.

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        U. S. A. trilogy, comprising] The 42nd Parallel; [with] 1919; [and] The Big Money

      Harper & Brothers / Harcourt, Brace [through 1936], New York 1930 - Three octavo volumes (probably unread), First Printings, in the original publisher's bindings and pictorial dust jackets. The 42nd Parallel: First edition (so stated, with correct A-E code), one of only 7500 copies issued. xii,426pp. Maroon cloth spine, decorative orange paper covers with over-all silver and blue design (one of two variants—no priority established), gilt paper spine label lettered in black, top edge stained orange, plain wove orange end papers. Just about Fine (spine label tarnished, very gently shelf rubbed, but binding tight and square); in better than Near Fine jacket (lightly chipped, spine panel slightly faded, but all lettering quite legible). 1919: First Edition (so stated), one of 10,250 released. viii,473,[1]pp. Orange cloth, upper cover and spine lettered in silver, top edge stained light chocolate. Fine, bright, square and tight; in better than Near Fine jacket, lightly rubbed with a few tiny chips. The Big Money: First Edition (so stated), one of 10,000 copies printed. viii,561,[1]pp. Blue cloth, upper cover and spine lettered in silver. Fine, in just about Fine jacket with light creasing to edges. Provenance: Bonhams Sale 19972, Lot 5175, collection of Michael Lerner with his book labels laid in. Potter 12, 13, 16. Modern Library 100, 23. The 42nd Parallel, first novel in the trilogy, "opens at the dawn of a new century, and introduces both the formal divisions—Newsreel, Camera Eye, biographies, and narratives—as well as many of the characters that reappear throughout all three sections of this monumental work of American modernism. . . . track[ing] the struggles and successes of its five principle characters across an enormous geographic landscape, from the bustling urban space of New York and Chicago, past glimpses at the life of migrant labor in Middle America, to the tumultuous politics of Mexico City. According to Michael Denning, the title refers to 'an 1865 book, American Climatology, which suggested that North American storms followed the 42nd Parallel,' and the 'novel seemed to follow its characters as if they were so many storms crossing the continent.' . . . [Denning] also points out the fateful timeline for Dos Passos’ completion and publication of The 42nd Parallel. Dos Passos finished work on the first volume 'a few weeks before the Wall Street crash,' and the book 'appeared in February 1930.' . . . The 42nd Parallel therefore ends on a narrative precipice for the novel as a whole: the horror of World War I looms on U.S.A’s horizon, just as the collapse of the market economy begins to influence its composition. . . . Largely a novel of World War I, 1919 swings on what Denning calls 'the irony of apparent victory, of winning the war and losing the peace.' . . . As he does throughout U.S.A., Dos Passos intersperses his 'Camera Eye,' 'Newsreel,' and biographic sections within more traditional third person narratives. . . . In The Big Money, America rides the booms and busts of the 1920s towards the close of a tumultuous decade, the looming abyss of the Great Depression, and the novel’s final vision of a divided nation. . . . If Denning is correct in contending that 'U.S.A. is no longer a contemporary novel It is an epitaph for an America that no longer exists,' the problem of political classes, of a divided American nation surely endures.'" (The Literary Encyclopedia) Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd]
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        Cakes and Ale [Inscribed Association Copy]

      London: Heinemann. (1930). One of Maugham's major novels, a comedy about hypocrisy and literary fame, featuring a writer based on Thomas Hardy and his good-natured wife Rosie. In a 1958 interview, Maugham said it was his favorite of all his novels. A significant association copy, inscribed by the author to his longtime companion and later his adopted son: "For Alan Searle from his friend W. Somerset Maugham/ Oct 6. 1930." Maugham had met Searle in 1928, when Maugham was 54 and Searle was 26; Maugham's partner at the time was Gerald Haxton, and he reportedly alternated between Searle and Haxton until Haxton died in 1944, at which time he settled, at least partially, for Searle. Their relationship continued for the rest of Maugham's life. In 1962, Maugham disowned his biological daughter and adopted Searle and made him his heir. The change in his will was overturned by the courts, but after Maugham died Searle inherited a sum of money, the contents of Maugham's estate, his manuscripts, and the income from his copyrights for the next 30 years. Foxing to edges of text block, else near fine in a very good dust jacket with only modest rubbing to folds, spotting and shelf wear. . First Edition. Hardcover.

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        The Works of Bernard Shaw

      London: Constable and Co. Ltd., 1930., 1930. Limited Edition to 1025 sets of which this is No.909. Complete in 33 volumes; large 8vo. Publisher's original bright green cloth with titles in gilt to spines, top edges gilt, lower edges untrimmed. In their very light grey green dust jackets with titles in red to spines. Dust jackets a little rubbed to extremities; one or two with slight darkening to spine. A bright, tight set. Shows extremely well.

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        Rural Rides

      London: Peter Davies,, 1930. in the southern, western and eastern counties of England, together with Tours in Scotland and in the Northern and Midland Counties of England, and Letters from Ireland by William Cobbett. The whole, including many rides and tours never before reprinted, edited with an introduction, notes, a biographical record of upwards of nine hundred persons mentioned, an index of places, and a bibliographical note by G. D. H. and Margaret Cole. 2 volumes (of 3), octavo. Original tan cloth-backed marbled boards, titles to spine gilt on a black ground, map endpapers. With numerous vignettes by John Nash, and a map of Cobbett's Country (see endpapers) by A. E. Taylor. Spines tanned with a few small ink stains, sides and corners lightly rubbed, spotting to edges and to early and late leaves. A very good set. First and sole edition thus (published a century after Cobbett's rides were first published in book form in 1830, after serialisation through the 1820s); from a limited edition of 1000 numbered sets, of which this is marked "Reserved for the Publisher". This set (missing the third volume), is from the library of Leonard Woolf, with his bookplates to both volumes dated 1930 by hand. Considering the "reserved" limitation status, is very likely that the volume was given to Woolf by Peter Davies himself; Woolf and Davies, as fellow publishers, would have been aware of one another, though it should also be noted that a connection exists through the Bloomsbury artist John Nash, who did the illustrations for this book. Laid in to the first volume is a slip signed by Leonard Woolf's literary executor M. T. Parsons of Kingston, Sussex, attesting that the book was in the library of Leonard Woolf until his death, at which point it passed to him and had remained in his possession until 1994, when the slip is dated.

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        Brett Weston Photographs|~|

      Light stains at outer edge. 12 7/8 x 10 5/8 inches, [104] pages, cloth, dust jacket (small chips at top edge, light soiling to front and rear cover). Signed by Brett Weston in pen on the page acknowledging the assistance of the Guggenheim Foundation. The first major monograph on Brett Weston, written and designed by his long time friend Merle Armitage. Armitage met Brett Weston in the early 1920s when he became close friends with Edward Weston while both were residents of Los Angeles. At the end of his introduction, Armitage reprints a review he wrote of a Brett Weston exhibition held Jake Zeitlin's Los Angeles bookstore in 1930. In a fitting tribute to the photographer, this review prefaces a suite of beautiful reproductions from photographs produced by Weston after twenty-six years of work.

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        The States Through Irish Eyes. Illustrated by the Author.

      Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1930 - Tall octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and single-line border to boards gilt, edges untrimmed. Minor ink mark to spine, endpapers a little toned. An excellent copy. Frontispiece and 7 plates by the author. First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 375 copies signed by E. OE. Somerville on the limitation leaf. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE PLEASURES OF POETRY A CRITICAL ANTHOLOGY ... FIRST SERIES MILTON AND THE AUGUSTAN AGE [with:] ... SECOND SERIES THE ROMANTIC REVIVAL

      London: Duckworth, 1930 & 1931.. Two volumes. Gilt lettered orange cloth. Some foxing at edges, top edges dust marked, but a good set, without dust jackets. First editions (each one of 2000 copies printed). From the library of Siegfried Sassoon: the second volume is inscribed "For Siegfried Sassoon from Edith Sitwell," and the first has an author's compliments slip laid in. Both bear the posthumous Sassoon library dispersal label on the front pastedowns. Sassoon has annotated two pages in the first volume, one being a comment exuding his characteristic sarcasm, and pasted a clipped design from another work on the rear pastedown. Sassoon and Edith Sitwell connected as early as 1917, when through Robert Ross, she wrote to him at Craiglockhart to commend him on his anti-war statement. There ensued a long acquaintance, made difficult by Sassoon's animosity toward Osbert. In 1930, she wrote him in the wake of a lapse in their friendship: "...you were one of my most intimate friends, and I have missed you more than I can say...." The following year she dedicated JANE BARSTON, one of her poems in the original Ariel Poems series, to him. FIFOOT EB16.

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        Types of economic theory / by Othmar Spann ... translated from the nineteenth German edition by Eden & Cedar Paul

      London : G. Allen & Unwin ltd., 1930. 1st Edition. Physical description: 329 p. : diagrs. ; 22 cm. Subjects: Economics - History - Economic Theory - Social Sciences. Macroeconomics - History. "Political economy is not a science of business but a science of life" --title page. Bound with publisher's ads [4p.] at end. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Some minor fraying to spine bands, with panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Light surface marks to boards. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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        Autograph Note Signed "Mohandas",, in old style Gujarati , on government postcard, October 27, 1930

      He writes and signs in his native language of Gujarati, to Shankerdas Trivedi."Dear Brother Shankar Prasad, The letter you sent me on New Years was received. What is to be hoped for on this occasion may God increase the wisdom in all of us. Kasturba is well. 27 October 1930 Blessings from Mohandas."

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        THE WORKS OF GEORGE BERNARD SHAW: 33 volumes, EACH Volume Inscribed to Shaw's Favorite Actress Lillah McCarthy

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

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        Doubloons, the Story of Buried Treasure (presentation copy)

      New York, (1930): Farrar & Rinehart Presentation copy from the author to renoun artist Oscar Strobel "For/Willa Mae and Oscar/Strobel-I have had this/first edition of my first book/especially bound, a small/ expression of my affection/of their friendship./Charles B. Driscoll/Feb, 1, 1944./Arizona." 19pp., color frontispiece, illustrated, bound in a striking gilt decorated black morocco decorated with a central ship each corner with a treasure chest, decorated in an art deco stylized lines, pictorial gilt spine depicting a ship, stars and at head a treasure chest, pictorial gilt morocco turn ins depicting skull and cross bones as well as pirate hats with pistols below, yellow and gray decorative endpapers, top edge gilt, signed binding by Spink & Gabore Inc. who also inscribed the rear free endpaper "that books might live!"/Spink & Gabore, Inc./Bookbinders. A fine and handsome copy housed in a black lined cloth covered slipcase. The story of treasure, romance and bloody pirates. A lovely copy. First Edition. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB]
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        The Murder at the Vicarage

      NY: Dodd, 1930. First Edition. Faint erasure to one page of text, light spine soiling; VG in a VG Dust Jacket missing some tiny, shallow chips mosting at spine extremities. A solid copy. The first Jane Marple mystery. Uncommon in Dust Jacket

      [Bookseller: Mystery Cove Book Shop]
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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, TO EMIL LUDWIG

      Malvern Hotel, Malvern. 20 September 1930.. One page, in ink, ca. 85 words, on octavo hotel letterhead. Some foxing, ledger punch holes in margins, touching one word, else good or better. Shaw writes the Polish-born historian and journalist, endeavoring to arrange a meeting: "My dear Ludwig We are, as you see, unluckily out of London. On Friday next I have to come up for a lunch at the Prime Minister's to say farewell to ... the retiring German ambassador. On Saturday, I have to go with [Edward] Elgar (our English Beethoven) to the Crystal Palace to hear a musical competition at God knows what hour. Will you be still in London on Friday? ...." Signed "Faithfully G. Bernard Shaw."

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        The Ambassadors (First American Edition, first issue)

      New York: Harper and Brothers, 1930. First American Edition. Primary binding in gray-blue paper-covered boards with gilt spine titles, top page edges gilt, with "Published November, 1930" on the copyright page, issued in a navy cloth dust jacket with gilt spine titles.& & Very Good plus in a Very Good plus or better dust jacket. Slight spine lean, light shelfwear, faint erasure on the front endpaper, and slight loss at the heel. Light stressing at the jacket folds, with a touch of shelfwear to the top edges, else about Near Fine. A lovely copy, not often found in its primary state. & & BAL 10656; Ahearn APG 060b.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        A collection of 84 different bookplates designed by Armenian artist, Gourguen Khounountz

      [Armenia & Sweden, 1930 - 1960?]. (ARMENIAN BOOKPLATE DESIGN) Many of the bookplates have text in Cyrillic though a few are printed in. Roman script. In addition to these 84 loose bookplates, there are 50 loose duplicates, and three small scrapbooks (2 oblong octavo volumes measuring 6-1/4 inches high by 9-1/4 inches wide, and one duodecimo volume measuring 4-1/2 inches high by 4 inches wide) into which are mounted even more copies of these bookplates. Generally in very good condition . A UNIQUE AND BEAUTIFUL COLLECTION OF BOOKPLATES FORMED BY THE ARTIST HIMSELF. Born in Choucha [Shusha], Gourguen Khounountz[1892-1976] fought in World War I. As a college student, he was made an officer in the Russian army. His family recounts his extraordinary bravery and devotion to his men while fighting on the Turkish front. "He was like Christ in flesh; cared for his young subordinates as if they were family. He led them on the attack, sword raised high, up front. He survived, but with a total paralysis of his right side ... . Never a word of complaint-on the contrary, cheerful, happy to have survived Hell on Earth." Gourguen Khounountz emigrated to Sweden after his injury where he became a successful self-taught artist. Khounountz and his artistic siblings were profiled in the magazine "Soviet Armenia" in May 1985 Khounoutz's unusual bookplates display a wide variety of styles and influences over several decades, frequently combining elements of traditional Russian iconic woodblock art, with Art Deco, "modernist" design, and frequent touches of the purely mythical and fantastic. They include a bookplate for Hagelin with a vignette depicting a wizard struck by a beam of light from a fiery altar above the image of a Sphinx and the Star of David. Others with Roman script include a beautifully delicate windswept plain for "Hildur och Albert Koersner"; a bookplate for the "National Musei Bibliotek"; others are for "Alexandre Petrokovsky", "Brigit Herzog"; "Axel Lagrelius"; "Carl E. Ekman"; 'Johannischus Bibliotek". A small bookplate for Sven Froberg delicately depicts a tree lined stream. Several images are bold and encompass Gothic metaphysical scenes while others are more fantastical and delicate. Some plates are of a simple classic design with tasteful typography, and yet others depict buildings or gentle pastoral scenes. A few of the plates are annotated in pencil on the verso, usually in Cyrillic; some are dated. A beautiful color plate depicting houses behind stone fortifications, rising upon a steep hill as if stacked one on the other, is annotated in French on the recto "La Ville ou je suis ne" ("the town where I was born"). A goodly number of the bookplates are for Armenian clients, as well as the predominantly Russian, Swedish, and occasional French owners

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        TARRANO THE CONQUEROR

      Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co.,. 1930. original light orange cloth, front panel stamped in brown and blind, spine panel stamped in brown.. Slight spine lean, some patchy darkening of cloth (a dye problem. common the binding on this book), mostly rear cover, else an about. near fine copy in good four-color pictorial dust wrapper with wear. along top and bottom edges, fraying and shallow chipping at spine. ends and corner tips, and dust soiling to white background of front,. spine and rear panels. (#103557). First edition. "Interplanetary adventure, incorporating a character study of a complex Napoleonic leader of the future." - Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 526. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 228. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 63. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 54. Reginald 03699.

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        [Marienburg]

      [ca. 1930].. Orig.-Farbradierung, v. Künstler eh. signiert. 46 x 59 cm. (Plattengr.). In ausgezeichnetem Zustand. vgl. Thieme-B. XIX, 582f.; Schüttler, Wien 1944 - Die Marienburg ist die ist die größte aus Backstein gebaute Burg in Europa. Sitz des Hochmeisters des Deut.schenOrdens von 1309 bis 1457, der dann nach Königsberg verlegt wurde. Das Gebiet um Marienburg fiel an die polnische Krone. In den nordischen Kriegen wurde die Marienburg von Schweden besetzt. 1629-35 stand sie unter kurbrandenburgischer Treuhandverwaltung. Erst 1772, nach der ersten polnischen Teilung, fiel sie wieder an Preussen und wurde als Kaserne genutzt.

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        Entwurf einer Landschaft. Illustre de lithographie par C.-L. Roux

      Editions de la Galeria Simon. PAPERBACK. Paris, 1930. No. 85 of 110 on Hollande de Gelder Paper. Signed by both Einstein and Roux on limitation page. A very good plus copy with some light normal wear and a small crease to corner of rear cover, contents excellent. Glassine jacket present in good-only condition with some chips and a small mark on front panel. Carl Einstein was regarded as one of the first critics to appreciate the development of Cubism, as well as for his work on African art and influence on the European avant-garde, Einstein was a friend and colleague of such figures as George Grosz, Georges Braque, Pablo Picasso and Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler. His work combined many strands of both political and aesthetic discourse into his writings, addressing both the developing aesthetic of modern art and the political situation in Europe. Einstein's involvement in social and political life was characterized by communist sympathies and anarchist views. A target of the German right wing during the interwar Weimar period, Einstein left Germany for France in 1928, a half-decade ahead of the rise of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party, later taking part in the Spanish Civil War on the side of the anti-Francisco Franco anarcho-syndicalists during the 1930s. A scarce title that rarely surfaces at auction. . Very Good. 1930. First Edition.

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        WILSON READY-TO-WEAR (and) MADE-TO-MEASURE BASEBALL UNIFORMS, SEASON 1931

      New York, Chicago, San Francisco: Wilson-Western Sporting Goods Company, 1930. First ed. 2 volumes. 8vo. The wrappers are illustrated with Rogers Hornsby in batting stance on the front cover. There are some marginal tears and general wear and soiling, especially to the Made -To -Measure catalogue; else in very good condition. These two companion catalogues illustrate off-the-rack and tailor-made uniforms in a variety of price ranges. They contain original wool flannel samples, a drawing of the complete uniform, full description and price. The READY-TO-WEAR catalogue is sixteen pages (plus covers), fully illustrated and contains thirty-two uniform samples in a variety of colors and pinstripes. The MADE-TO-MEASURE catalogue is thirteen pages (plus covers), contains illustrations and sixty uniform samples in a variety of colors and pinstripes. Additionally, there are endorsements for mitts (with photo portraits) by Bill Terry and Ray Schalk. We have been unable to locate any other copies of these or other Wilson swatch book catalogues in OCLC or any other database. The library of The Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York had heard that such catalogues were produced, but had never seen one. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd]
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        The Edwardians. SIGNED BY VITA SACKVILLE-WEST

      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's finest novel. Cross & Hulme A20(a); Gretton, 18; Woolmer 235b. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        In Our Time

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        IN OUR TIME

      Scribner: New York. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1930. Second Revised Edition. Hardcover. Second revised edition. Hemingway's first collection of short stories first published in the US by Boni and Liveright in 1925 Scribners purchased the rights and first published this collection in 1930 with an introduction by: Edmund Wilson. Author's first book. Book is very good however the spine lable is worn and rubbed, front label has modest rub. Black cloth boards have minor surface spotting. Free of former owner writing or bookplates. Original, unsphosticated first issue jacket retains original $2.50 price. Very good jacket has overall age tone, a bit more on spine. Small chips/wear to extremities approx 1/2 inch out of lower right spine base and chipping upper spine crown, approx 1/2 inch. ; 8vo .

      [Bookseller: Abound Book Company]
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        Paludes

      NRF 1930 - In-4 broché sous couverture rempliée, 133 pages, frontispice, illustré de 21 très belles eaux-fortes d'A. Grinevsky l'épouse d'AlexeIeff, un des 25 exemplaires sur Japon impérial, numéro comme suit : I à XX et A à E, les 5 exemplaires de A à E étant hors commerce, ici le numéro XIX. Imprimé par le maitre imprimeur A. A. M. Stols, de Maestricht (Hollande), avec les caractères, Lutetia dessinés par J. van Krimpen et les lettrines dessinées spécialement pour cette édition par Edmond Rigal, imprimeur en taille douce à Fontenay-aux-roses ; couverture tachée et mouillée, intérieur très frais mérite une reliure, 21 MAGNIFIQUES gravures. Grinevsky A. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Very Good, Jeeves

      London: Herbert Jenkins Limited, 1930. - Meet Jeeves, A Better Butler Than RhettWODEHOUSE, P.G. Very Good, Jeeves. London: Herbert Jenkins Limited, 1930. First U.K. edition, first printing. Octavo. 312, [8, as catalog] pp.Publisher's orange cloth, lettered in black. Mild damp stain to covers, sunned spine, otherwise a very good copy.The fifth Jeeves book, a collection of eleven short stories that originally appeared in The Strand Magazine: Jeeves and the Impending Doom; The Inferiority Complex of Old Sippy; Jeeves and the Yule-tide Spirit; Jeeves and the Song of Songs; Episode of the Dog McIntosh; The Spot of Art; Jeeves and the Kid Clementina; The Love That Purifies; Jeeves and the Old School Chum; Indian Summer of an Uncle; The Ordeal of Young Tuppy. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Joan Miró, der Lithograph Bände 1-4 (von 6) Weber, Genf, Deutsche Ausgabe, 1972-1982, mit 36 farbigen Original-Lithographien von Miró. Leinenbände in Original-Umschlägen als Original-Lithographien + Klarsicht-Schutzumschläge

      Weber, Genf - Band I: 1930 - 1952 - 12 Original Lithographien incl. Umschlag. Vorwort von Michel Leiris und Kommentar von Fernand Mourlot; Band II: 1953-1963 - 12 Lithographien incl. Umschlag. Vorwort von Raymond Queneau; Band III: 1964 - 1969 - 6 Original Lithographien incl. Umschlag. Vorwort von Joan Teixidor; Band IV 1969 - 1972 - 6 Original Lithographien incl. Umschlag. Vorwort von Nicolas und Elena Calas.(Die 1992 erschienenen Nachtragsbände V und VI von Cramer für das graphische Werk 1972 - 1981 enthalten keine Original Lithographien als Beigabe und sind in diesem Angebot nicht enthalten). Sehr gut erhalten, lediglich die Folienschutzumschläge sind gering wellig und bei Band I auf der Rückseite eingerissen und mit Klebeband repariert. Format: 33,2 x 26,0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Henkel]
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        N BY E

      New York: Random House, 1930. Owner's name in ink, else fine in VG slipcase. Limited to 900 copies SIGNED BY ROCKWELL KENT 245p. Quarto. Illustrated by Kent with the drawings, headings, initials, and page numbers printed in gray. Blue cloth with overall spine and cover designs in silver.

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        BULL-DOG DRUMMOND (Inscribed By the Film's Star, RONALD COLMAN)

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1930. McNeile, Cyril. BULL-DOG DRUMMOND. NY: Grosset & Dunlap, (1929). First Photoplay Edition published in tandem with the 1929 Samuel Goldman film adaptation. NEAR FINE copy (one corner bumped, trifle wear) with 4 stills, including frontispiece, from the movie starring Ronald Colman as Bulldog Drummond, bored ex-military man turned detective. In its very scarce ORIGINAL DUST JACKET (tiny bit of chipping to the spine ends, a little soil, a little edge-wear, a touch of fade). INSCRIBED in ink on the front free endpaper to a collector (undated, but most likely in the early 1950s) BY RONALD COLMAN. Bulldog Drummond was not only Ronald Colman's first "talkie" but it was also the movie that allowed audiences to hear his extremely appealing voice and manner of speaking, launching his career as one of the biggest movie stars of the golden age of cinema. Ronald Colman (1891-1958) was nominated for an Oscar for his role in this film, one of four Oscar nominations he received (with one win in 1947 for A Double Life). He starred in such classics as Lost Horizon, Random Harvest, A Tale Of Two Cities, Beau Geste, Under Two Flags, Raffles, Prisoner of Zenda, the list is long and impressive as he was a remarkable talent. Film Source books inscribed by the stars of the film adaptation are of the utmost desirability and rarity. . Signed. Near Fine/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Lakin & Marley Rare Books ]
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        Upland Game Bird Shooting in America

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1930. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 249 pp. Brown cloth binding with bright gold embossed border with game birds at top corners, pointers at base in each corner. Illustrated endpapers. Previous owner's sporting bookplate pasted to front pastedown. This is the Trade Edition, of which 850 copies were produced. Photographs gladly provided. Gorgeous edition!

      [Bookseller: Artisan Books & Bindery]
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        Interieurs presentes au Salon des artistes decorateurs 1930

      Paris: Editions d'art Charles Moreau., 1930. *The price of this item HAS BEEN temporarily reduced until Sunday, August 4. Order now for BEST SAVINGS! first edition, the fifth in a series of monographs but complete in itself; folio (leaves 32.5 cm. tall), 4 leaves (title, introduction, list of plates), 49 plates with three of them after drawings and color stenciled with the others after black and white photographs, all loose as issued in a board portfolio; general age toning, except for most of the front panel the paper covering on the portfolio now fragmentary, overall good+. Photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Zubal Books]
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