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        The Castle

      London: Martin Secker,, 1930. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First edition in English, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Review of the genus Cisticola.

      London: The Ibis, 1930. -

      [Bookseller: Andrew Isles Natural History Books]
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        By E.E. Cummings. Signed Limited Edition

      London: Covici, Friede. G: in Good condition without dust jacket. University of Chicago ex lib plate to front endpaper - no other library stamps or markings. . Covers lightly marked. Inner hinges cracked. 1930. Limited Edition [75/491]. Grey hardback cloth cover. 320mm x 250mm (13" x 10"). 63pp. Illustrated plates by E.E. Cummings. Signed by the author on the Limitation page to the rear of the book. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        MAX WEBER

      New York: Downtown Gallery, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Gallery blindstamp to the title page. Minor wear to spine tips. Very Good. Small quarto (6-3/4" x 10") bound in brown cloth with sivler lettering. Illustrated with numerous black and white plates. Of a limited edition of 250 numbered copies with an ORIGINAL SIGNED LITHOGRAPH by Weber, this is copy #8 of only 25 in which the lithograph has been colored by the artist. Additionally SIGNED by both the artist and the author on the colophon page.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        A Modern Utopia

      London, Edinburgh, Dublin and Ny: Thomas Nelson & Sons [circa 1930], reprint. (Hardcover) 378 + [2 pages ads]. Very good. 16mo. Blue cloth with stamped darker blue decoration on front cover. Gilt lettering and decoration on spine. Light wear to ends of spine and corners. Light blue decoration on endpapers. Light discolouration to endpapers and some edges of pages. B / W frontis portrait of Wells. Note from previous owner as to Well's death in ink on front free endpaper. Small closed tear to top corner of half title. Signed and inscribed by wells on half title with three markings by him in the text, two with small drawings. Inscription in blue ink and beautiful script on title page reads "The Advanced Wellsite. Book the first. To MRS Aria, H. G. Wells. Three pages also contain small notes by Wells. On page 5 he has written "two since" in regard to the comment in the text that this is with all probability the last text in a series of writings. On page 7 he has underlined the text in the book that reads "The last four words will not attract the butterfly reader, I know" Next to the text he has drawn a small figure and written "this is MRS Aria". On page 285 where the text discusses a particular kind of woman he has also drawn a figure and written the same thing. This suggests that perhaps Mrs. Aria, a literary figure in Wells's time, in question is alluded to within the text specifically. MRS Eliza Davis Aria was a well known gossip columnist, fashion writer, theatre critic, and society hostess. H. G. Wells visited MRS Aria frequently though he was no doubt more intellectual than her (probably why he drew a cartoon of her next to the words 'butterfly reader'). Also included is a copy of one of MRS Aria's books "My Sentimental Self" (1922) an autobiography with several illustrated plates. In the book she discusses her friendship with Wells and even includes a portrait of him as one of the plates. MRS Aria was also a longtime misstress of celebrated actor Sir Henry Irving and sister to Julia Frankau (pseudonym Frank Danby). MRS Aria died in 1931 making this possibly one of the last autographed books she got off of Wells. (It is suggested that in Pamela Frankenau's Memoir 'I Find Four People' 1935, that MRS Aria was in the habit of acquiring signed editions from Wells with a view to sell them) Signed and inscribed by H. G. Wells..

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        Original Watercolour to Illustrate Charles Dickens's Nicholas Nickleby. Signed by Charles Brock

      c.1930., 1930. The framed vertical watercolour represents the scene called 'Nicholas Demands a Hearing' where Nicholas, in the presence of Madeline, is confronting her father, the invalid Mr Bray. Published in a slightly different angle in the George Harrap publication of 1831 of The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, page 596 [copy provided] where the caption reads: 'My daughter, Miss Madeline Bray, condescends to employ herself no longer in such labours as these'. In this original painting the faces of all three characters are visible, Madeline to the left, Nicholas to the right holding the 'orders', and Mr Bray in centre, sat in an armchair holding a cane, feet on a stool. The actual picture measures 12 x 8 inches in the mount. The total size of the frame is 20 x 16 inches. The artist's signature is on the lower left hand side. The colours are vivid, the lines sharp and fine. A superb original watercolour, bright and atmospheric. VAT will be applied to this item.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The New Survey of London Life and Labour. [Complete set with all maps present]. H S TOYNBEE'S ['TOYNO'S'] SET

      P S King, 1930[-1935]. 9 vols., [7 text volumes and 2 map cases], 8vo., First Edition, on laid paper, with a fine portrait frontispiece in photogravure (original tissue guard present), 6 folding maps on japon as frontispieces, a double-page map on japon, 6 folding maps on japon, a large folding chart on japon, 13 large folding maps on japon (a number coloured in outline) in two separate map cases, and numerous charts and diagrams (many full-page) in the text; original navy blue buckram, upper boards blocked in gilt, gilt backs, a near fine set. THIS SET WAS FORMERLY IN THE LIBRARY OF HUGH STANLEY TOYNBEE AND BEARS HIS GREEN TYPOGRAPHICAL BOOKPLATE ON FRONT PASTE-DOWNS AND NEAT PRESS-MARK ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPERS. The set comprises Vol. I: Forty Years of Change; Vol. II: London Industries I; Vol. III: Social Survey I - Eastern Area; Vol. IV: Maps I; Vol. V: London Industries II; Vol. VI: Social Survey II - Western Area'; Vol. VII: Maps II; Vol. VIII: London Industries III; Vol. IX: Life and Leisure. Hugh Stanley Toynbee was a Fellow of the Royal Economic Society, and of the Economic History Society. Universally known as 'Toyno', he worked for the British Journalists' Union for over forty years. COMPLETE SETS ARE EXTREMELY SCARCE. A SET IN THIS CONDITION AND WITH THIS PROVENANCE IS EXCEPTIONAL. . Catalogs: topography: london.

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        Good Medicine: The Illustrated Letters of Charles M. Russell. (with a signed introduction by Will Rogers and a signed sketch by Edward Borein)

      Garden City, New York.: Doubleday, Doran & Company.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. 4to - 30.5 x 23 cm.; xii - pages 13 to 162. A coarse-weave light olive green cloth with gilt spine letting on red panels, gilded steer head motif on a red panel centered on the front board and ruled gilt lines on both front and back boards so as to resemble a half bound binding. This is the first trade edition after the printing of 134 De Luxe copies. Full colour pictorial end papers both front and back. This volume was the personal copy of the silent screen star Irene Rich and comes from the estate of Francis Rich, her daughter. Signed by Will Rogers on the bottom of page 16 at the end of his four page introduction: "Irene says this is for you David. Remember when they throwed me out of the Bohemian Grove? Charley could have wrote a good letter about that. Will Rogers". A full page pen and ink sketch, signed by Edward Borein, of a mounted rider overlooking the edge of a bluff with three trees in the background is on the half title page. This sketch is untitled other than the serendipitous title that "Good Medicine" gives to it. Some mild offsetting from this sketch to the facing page, the verso of the front free end paper. With regards the signature, there is a smearing of the dot on the "i" and the vertical stroke of the "n" as though the page was brushed accidently while the ink was still wet. The spine is faded (sunned) to a straw yellow colour. Housed in a simple board slip case that is partially split along the top edges. All in all, a handsome book with fascinating inscriptions and associations.; Signed by One Author .

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        Important archive of signed documents from the files of his agent, Herman Citron, with 9 letters and 6 documents signed by Hitchcock, including: 7 T.Ls.s. relating to the films, I Confess, Mischief, Rear Window, The Trouble with Harry and The Man Who Knew Too Much

      Various sizes, various dates, 1930s-1970s. , 1930. c.220pp., in card folder. Mostly fine. The archive contains original and retained letters, notes and agreements regarding film direction services, television and record company contracts, publishing and serial rights, and securing film rights including those for The Lodger, Mischief, Strangers On a Train, plus initial interest over Ice Station Zebra (which Hitchcock did not direct). There are also documents with two signatures and six initialled signatures of Patricia Hitchcock - the director's only child - an actress and producer who appeared in his films Stage Fright (1950), Strangers on a Train (1951), Psycho (1960). As expected there is much correspondence with the major Hollywood studios including letters signed by executives of Twentieth Century Fox, MGM, Warner Bros., Universal City Studios, Selznick International Pictures, and Myron Selznick (signed by their managing director). The premium material comprises; Original contract (1938) between Mayflower Pictures and Hitchcock Baker for Jamaica Inn (released 1939) signed and wax sealed by Mayflower. Pp19, plus associated correspondence. Hitchcock's retained copy agreement with Selznick International Pictures, hiring his services for one motion picture (Rebecca, released 1940). Pp.18, Signed by film mogul Daniel O'Shea for David O'Selznick, Culver City, 1938. Hitchcock's retained copy agreement with author Marie Belloc Lowndes securing film rights to her novel 'The Lodger', a psychological thriller based on the story of Jack The Ripper, filmed in 1944 with Merle Oberon. 2pp., 1940. Hitchcock: TLS to MCA (1949) re directing 'Nos deux Consciences' (I Confess, 1953) Hitchcock: original contract (1950) to secure film rights for the novel 'Mischief' by mystery writer Charlotte Armstrong. SIGNED by director and author. Hitchcock and Highsmith; brief agreement (1950) between Mary Patricia Highsmith and Alfred Hitchcock relating to the novel Strangers on a Train. 3 lines, unsigned. Hitchcock; TLS to MCA (1953) relating to the contract to direct Rear Window (1954). Hitchcock: 2 T.L.S.s to MCA (1954) regarding contract with Paramount to direct three motion pictures (which would be Rear Window, To Catch a Thief and The Trouble With Harry). One letter with pencil annotation concerning the three-film deal, noting 'mucho dinero'! Hitchcock; TLS to MCA (1954) regarding The Trouble With Harry (1955). Hitchcock: 2 T.L.S.s to MCA (1955) concerning Filwite Productions Inc. Filwite produced the Hitchcock - directed movie The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956). Hitchcock: a completed UK Income Tax exemption declaration, TWICE SIGNED. Hitchcock: letter re registering the film titles MARNIE and THE BIRDS (unsigned. 1961). Hitchcock: 2 agreements signed, between Hitchcock and his artists agency (1962). Hitchcock: Agreement signed, between Hitchcock and his artists agency (1963). Hitchcock: Signed Agreement to appear on 'The Dick Cavett Show' (1972). Hitchcock: five documents relating to Hitchcock's appearance on BBC TV's 'Film Night (1972). The remaining material concerns all aspects of Hitchcock's career, such as granting permission for use of his name in other productions, contracts with Psycho author Robert Bloch, summaries of production costs for various projects, contributing to an article 'Motion Pictures' published in Encyclopaedia Britannica, memos for Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine and the TV series Alfred Hitchcock Presents.., legal and agency documents, a property taxt refund, plus notes on old agreements where money wasn't collected.

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        THE VERY YOUNG CALENDAR 1930

      Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1930 - 1930. Very good condition. Large format. Pictorial cardwrap calendar, which is bound together with blue cord through punched holes at top. One and two colour illustrations, with a verse for each month of the year. A few grubby brown marks to covers and a few light marks internally. Couple of months have markings to them, where calendar was used in 1930! 'April' has tear to one hole at top - so now only attached by the one hole. A scarce item! [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        MAGYAR FAIRY TALES FROM OLD HUNGARIAN LEGENDS

      E. P. Dutton & Co.. Very Good+. 1930. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Rare. Half green leather bound cover over marbled boards (late 20th century rebound) is in pristine condition. Boards and spine are straight. Binding is tight. Pages clean and in very good condition. Profusely illustrated in black & white. ; 9.10 X 6.80 X 1.20 inches .

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        ULTIMO AN IMAGINATIVE NARRATION OF LIFE UNDER THE EARTH WITH PROJECTIONS

      New York: Dutton, 1930.. Quarto. Half gilt lettered parchment and gold- finish foil over boards. Frontis and plates. Spine slightly darkened, boards a bit rubbed, as usual, some marginal smudges to a few terminal leaves, otherwise a very good copy, internally largely unopened, in somewhat battered gilt lettered board slipcase and remnants of the glassine wrapper. First edition, limited issue. One of 115 numbered copies, specially bound, and signed by John and Ruth Vassos. Illustrated with twenty-two of Vassos's plates depicting a highly Art Deco influenced vision of the future attending Ruth Vassos's text. One of the artist's most significant works, and rather uncommon in this limited issue.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        First Forms of Art

      Philadelphia: H. C. Perleberg, [circa 1930]. Quarto. (13 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches). Title and contents page, 80 photographs on 40 sheets after Karl Blossfeldt, contents loose as issued. Publisher's half cloth over patterned paper covered boards, yellow title label on the upper cover, silk tie (Library blindstamp). Scarce American edition of this ground- breaking work featuring the beautiful photographs of Karl Blossfeldt: "The plant never lapses into mere arid functionalism; it fashions and shapes according to logic and suitability, and with its primeval force compels everything to attain the highest artistic form." The first edition was published in Berlin in an edition of 6,000 in 1928, with a second edition following a year later. The present American edition followed, with 80 of the plates selected, printed photographically two images per sheet. This work, published when Blossfeldt was 65, was the distillation of over thirty-five years of study of the beauty and infinite variety of plant forms by Blossfeldt using a homemade camera with lenses that allowed him to work in extreme close-up. His original intention had been to use his remarkable photographs to educate his students about design elements in nature, but when this work was published it became an almost instant international best-seller and Blossfeldt was feted as an important photographer. The work has seldom fallen from its position of prominence, and in 2001 was included in Andrew Roth's The Book of 101 Books : Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century. The American edition is scarce, with OCLC recording only six copies and with no copies appearing in the auction records. Cf. Andrew Roth Andrew Roth's The Book of 101 Books : Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century.

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        As I Lay Dying

      Jonathan Cape Harrison Smith 1930 - First Edition, with "First Published, 1930" printed on the copyright page with NO indication of later printings. This First Issue dustjacket has the $2.50 printed price present on the front flap of the dustjacket with minor wear to the spine. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has some wear to the edges and panels as well. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight, and boards are crisp. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this scarce First Edition with an acetate cover protecting the book. We buy Faulkner First Editions with the original dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Map of Massachusetts The Old Bay State. A Picture History Map

      New York.: The Graphic History Association.. Copyright 1930.. Color pictorial / pictographic map, lithograph, 27 1/2 x 38 1/2 inches, originally folded, now professionally mounted on linen. 1/8 inch holes from tack in each corner filled and minimized with professional repair. An imposing poster of Massachusetts by Elizabeth Shurtleff, highlighting the history of the state with colorful illustrations of places, people and events from colony days, both on the map and in the decorative border. At the left and right edges are the arms of the educational institutions of the state. Particularly bold and attractive are the images of the many sailing boats offshore. At lowr right is the island of Nantucket, with the Pequod sailing close by, the lookout calling "Have yous een Moby Dick, Captain Ahab!!" "Litho In U.S.A. The Tudor Press Inc. Boston" at lower right. .

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        THE WOLF'S BRIDE: A TALE FROM ESTONIA

      London: Jonathan Cape,. [1930]. original blue-gray speckled boards, spine stamped in gold, rear cover stamped in blind with the publisher's device.. Covers mottled, page edges dusty, a very good copy in very good dust. jacket with age-darkening to the spine panel, some loss at upper. spine end, some dust soiling, some stains to rear panel, small chip. from lower right rear corner. and short closed tear to lower rear. panel. A scarce book, especially in jacket. (#136409). First edition. A novel of lycanthropy unaccountably dropped from the 1978 Bleiler Checklist. Although herself a Finn, Kallas wrote mainly about her husband's country, Estonia. These two countries, together with Hungary, belong to the Finno-Ugric language group, a linguistic anomaly unrelated to the Indo-European family. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1767. Bleiler (1948), p. 166. Reginald 08046.

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        A History of Northumberland. Volume 13: Heddon-on-the-Wall, Newburn, Long Benton, Wallsend, Gosforth, Cramlington, Benwell, Elswick, Heaton, Byker, Fenham, Jesmond, etc

      Newcastle-upon-Tyne Andrew Reid, Sons & Co 1930. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. Cover rubbed and faded with some marks First Edition Red decorated hardback cloth cover 290mm x 240mm (11" x 9"). xvi, 593pp. Wallsend, Heaton, Byker, etc.

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        La semaine secrète de Sapho. Illustrée de huit gravures originales coloriées à la main par l'artiste.

      Ohne Ort, La chronique des dames contemporaines, ohne Jahr [d.i. Paris, M. Lubineau, 1930.] - Gr.8°. 3 Bll., 163 S., 3 Bll. und |8 kolorierte erotische Orig.-Radierungen| sowie einer |zusätzlichen kol. Radierung|. Farbiger Seideneinband mit eingewebtem floralem Muster, marmoriertem Vorsatzpapier, marmorierter Decke mit goldgeprägtem RTitelschild aus Leder sowie Schuber, jeweils in den Farben Altrosa mit Gold, signiert |Charles Lanoé|, Ganzgoldschnitt. Orig.-Broschur mit eingebunden. |Erste Ausgabe.| Eins von 250 numerierten Exemplaren (Gesamt 283) und |zusätzlich ausgestattet mit einer weiteren kolorierten Radierung| (planche refusée). Die eindeutig erotischen, in zarten Farben aquarellierten Radierungen sind von André Collot. In wunderbarer Leichtigkeit zeigen sie die lesbischen Spiele junger Mädchen und Frauen. Breitrandiger, durchweg zweifarbiger Druck auf unbeschnittenem Bütten mit zahlreichen kleinen erotischen Vignetten. Seideneinband an den Kanten leicht berieben. Erste und letzte Seiten minimal braunfleckig. Schönes Exemplar in einem exquisiten und ausgefallenem Meistereinband. Dutel 2384. Pia 1221f. Vgl. Drouot, Imp. Biblio. 200. Simonson, Midi, 182. ---------------- [Collot]. [Pia, Pasca]. La semaine secrète de Sapho. Illustrée de huit gravures originales coloriées à la main par l'artiste. Sans lieu, La chronique des dames contemporaines, sans date [i.e. Paris, M. Lubineau, 1930.] Grand in-8. 3 ff., 163 pp., 3 ff. et 8 eaux-fortes originales en plus de ça un autre eau-forte (planche refusée). Bradel soie brochée crème |signé Charles Lanoé|, dos muet, gardes de papier marbré dans les tons rose et or, t. dorée, couv. et dos cons., chemise bradel papier marbré rose et or et étui assorti. Édition originale. Un des 250 exemplaires numérotés (au total 283) |enrichi d'une planche refusée gravée en couleurs|. Les eaux-fortes très libres, délicatement coloriées, sont d' André Collot. Elles montrent très ouvertement les jeux lesbiens entre jeunes filles et femmes. Le texte imprimé aux grandes marges en deux couleurs avec nombreuses vignettes. Non rogné. Pages de garde avec taches brunes minimes, ou très éparses. Légèrement décousu. Dutel 2384. Pia 1221f. Comparer Drouot, Imp. Biblio. 200. Simonson, Midi, 182. ---------------------------- |English description available on request.| [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Capri Italia

      E.N.I.T. (Ente Nazionale Italiano per il Turismo).. No date. Ca. 1930.. Color lithographic poster, 39 x 27 1/4 inches, older linen backing. Some small chips and short tears to edges now mended/infilled, four horizontal creases in original paper poster (now scarcely noticeable), small library stamps on verso, other light wear. Despite these faults, a brilliantly colored and striking image, eminently displayable. A stunning view of Capri looking down from a shady balcony along the sunlit coast to the mainland of Italy. By the noted poster designer Mario Borgoni (1869-1936). "Printed in Italy" at lower right corner. .

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        Cornwall. GWR

      G.W.R.. No date. Ca. 1930.. Color lithograph poster, 40 x 25 inches. Light wear and a few short tears to edges, faint scattered foxing (mainly in upper and lower margins), some soft creases from rolling, overall very good clean condition. A vintage poster by British artist Frank Newbould, showing a view of a Cornish village from the harbour looking up into the distance at houses perched on the hillside. "Printed in Great Britain by Jordison & Co Ltd London & Middlesbrough" printed at mid lower edge, "James Milne, General Manager" printed at lower right corner of the poster. Milne worked for Great Western Railway as General Manager between the years of 1929 and 1947. This is a beautiful lithographic image. .

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        Ne Obliviscaris. Dinna Forget

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1930] - Prominent suffragist and woman of letters, Lady Frances Balfour (1858- 1931) moved all her life in circles that included politicians from both parties. She was a younger daughter of the eighth Duke of Argyll (long a fixture in Gladstone's Cabinet). In 1879, she married Eustace Balfour, a nephew of Lord Salisbury and the brother of Arthur James Balfour (subsequently Prime Minister). Edward Burne-Jones painted her portrait not long after this marriage; it is reproduced as the frontispiece of this work, which takes its title from the Argyll motto. Lady Frances was a pioneer in the women's suffrage movement in Britain and worked with Dame Millicent Fawcett. Once women attained the vote, she continued to press for equality of legislation for women. A gifted public speaker, she was noted for her pointed wit. Indeed, when Mussolini was reported as saying that "woman neither inspires nor creates," Lady Frances replied, "It seems rather hard to abuse women for not creating when the race continues through them. One woman must have been concerned in creating even Mussolini." She published a number of memoirs, including Lady Victoria Campbell (1911), an account of her third sister; Dr. Elsie Inglis (1918), an account of the Scottish feminist who organized the Scottish Women's Hospitals that operated in Serbia during the Great War; and A Memoir of Lord Balfour of Burleigh (1925). She describes her own reminiscences modestly as "a bold adventure in the commonplace." They are anything but, thanks to her wide acquaintanceship and able pen. Tipped into this copy are several associated documents and numerous clippings. Chief among these: A three-page A.L.S. on black-bordered mourning stationery, dated May 16th, 1930, to American autograph authority Alexander W. Armour, noting that "Your letter is almost my first indication that the book has been read in America." Signed "Frances Balfour." A brief quotation from Tennyson's "In Memoriam" in Lady Balfour's handwriting with Armour's typewritten notation "- presented to me by Mrs. Stuart Fergusson." In Memory. Lady Frances Balfour. Died February 25th, 1931. Printed program of memorial service, dated February 28th, 1931. Two A.L.S to Armour from Betty Balfour, Dowager Countess of Lytton (1841-1936). The first is on stationery headed Fisher's Hill, Woking, dated June 4 31: "Dear Mr. Alexander Armour, I am ashamed of not having sooner ans'd your courteous and feeling letter of April 8th about the death of my sister in law Lady Frances Balfour - I shall not myself publish anything about her. I knew her too well, & to speak of her in public would seem to me indecent." Fisher's Hill was the home of Gerald Balfour; it was there that his brother, former Prime Minister Arthur Balfour, died on March 19, 1930. The second A.L.S. from Betty Balfour to Armour, on stationery headed Whittinghame, Haddington, Scotland, is dated August 25 /31 and repeats the assertion that she will not publish anything about Lady Frances (SUFFRAGISTS) First Edition. 2 vols., 8vo. With numerous illustrations. xii, 457; [8], 469 pp. Original light brown cloth with spine labels and onlays to upper boards in brown morocco gilt. Slight traces of wear at foot of spine, some browning internally, pencilled annotations. Very Good. Bookplate of Alexander William Armour [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        1930 - 1947 Manuscript and Printed Ephemera: The Career of a Seaman in the U.S. Merchant Marine, Including Union and Strike Material signed by Joseph Curran & the Formation of the National Maritime Union and other Material

      New York - London: Not Published, 1930. With over 225 individual items, including ship discharge papers, printed and manuscript ephemera relating to voyages made, the formation of the National Maritime union and CIO with related strike materials especially from the 1935-1937 time period, business and personal correspondence, a few photographs and other paper. The ships and working career of this man and the track of the development of the National Maritime Union & its fortunes in peace and war are here as evidence of these stories: there are many ship discharge papers, which offer valuable information, albeit in very abbreviated form: Seaman's name, signature of shipmaster & the seaman, as well as the shipping commissioner, ships name, number, net tons, brief description of voyage (as in "Foreign" or "North Atlantic"), birthplace of seaman, character, ability, seamanship, capacity (serving as, in this case "A.B." - Able Seaman), date of entry, date of discharge; by examining the discharge papers over the 17-year span of the career of this seaman, Raymond McIlwaine (sometimes written McIlvaine here) we trace his career and movements via the American mercantile shipping of the time: the oft-served S.S. President Harding of the United States Lines traveled the North Atlantic - here also is a 1934 recommendatory typed note signed on U.S. Lines letterhead from R.C. Gregory Clerk in Charge of the U.S. Sea Post Office No. 4 regarding this seaman's work in the onboard post; in 1935 there was work aboard the S.S. Manhattan and the S.S. Columbia and a Certificate of Discharge from the Marine Hospital on Staten Island after a 10-day hospital stay; 1936 service on the S.S. Standard of Standard Oil of New Jersey, the E.G. Seubert, the oil tanker S.S. Wm. Rockefeller (torpedoed & sunk in 1942), the Pan America (traveling the New York-East Coast of South America-Trinidad run) and also in 1936 comes evidence of involvement with union politics - McIlwaine is registered as Lookout aboard the S.S. California of the Panama Pacific Line at the time when that ship became the focus of the union activities of Joseph Edwin Curran, (1906-1981) American labor leader and also aboard as an able seaman who - "...while his ship, the California, was docked in San Pedro, California, …organized a sit-down strike to press (union) demands. The strikers went back to work after Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins promised they would get a fair hearing in New York, but as soon as they landed all sixty-four men were fired and blacklisted. In the wave of strikes that followed, East Coast sailors made few gains in part because they were systematically undermined by their union leaders...Curran's activism in the strike, which crystallized years of dissatisfaction with bad conditions and ISU's corrupt leadership, made him a hero with ordinary seamen. Organizing his fellow insurgents as the Rank-and-File Committee, Curran initiated a series of job actions so disruptive that they convinced employers the ISU could no longer control its members. In May 1937 one major shipping line agreed to recruit its sailors from Curran's hiring hall. Immediately Curran announced the formation of the National Maritime Union (NMU)...A contemporary described the six-foot two-inch Curran as having "a head like a block of granite, a loud, angry voice, and the attitude of someone struggling against an impulse towards mayhem"…These qualities served him well, reinforcing his standing as a militant voice for the ordinary sailor..." (Sandra Opdycke in the ANB) - three days of log entry from this period are here, typed, signed by the Ship master and chief officers, for McIlwaine with the entry: "For refusing to turn to, and to let-go the lines, in order that the ship might proceed to sea; also refusing routine ship's work" - for each one of these infractions his is fined 2 days pay - he was physically involved in the seminal, occasionally violent formation of this powerful American union in its first moments, with two well-worn Strike Picket Cards for McIlwaine, signed by Joseph Curran, one with a note by Curran on back - card No. 48, International Seamen's Union Provisional Strike Committee dated 3/19/36 and the other later, Dec. 3 1936 - here also are the discharge papers for the S.S. California and a crew station card with duties which indicaes that McIlwaine was one of the 64 men blacklisted and idled by the heavy-handed treatment of government and private industry against the men; in 1939 McIlwaine returned to duty aboard the S.S. President Harding, with several voyages; in 1939 also are an airmail letter from Ireland, U.S. unemployment card, Tanker Strike Clearance cards, Grace Line identification card and in 1939 and in other years, there are several pencil-written note sheets with items important to this seaman- union book and strike book numbers, identification numbers and more - these private papers also give a chronology of organizations joined and dates, wages, benefits and other work-related details; in 1940 there is service aboard the S.S. Tachira (sunk by U-boat with loss of 5 hands in 1942), service on S.S. Nightingale, the steamship Santa Rosa; 1941: S.S. Pastores, the S.S. America and again on the Santa Rosa; 1942 service on the S.S. Uruguay, "Now Bound on Voyage to - Ports in any part of the world"; 1943-1944 service on the S.S. Brazil (one of FDR's 'Good Neighbor Ships' in the S. American trade run by Moore-McCormack line - at this time the ship was probably being used to transport troops to the North African theater of war); in 1945 there is a typed letter signed on Carolina Line shipping company letterhead regarding sending clothes to McIlwaine's sister and receipts from the United Fruit Company Champ Clark, with related War Shipping Administration documents and receipts; 1946-47 finishes the group, with a few Treasury Dept. receipts and notes and some materials regarding payments from Wright Aeronautical for a deceased family member, along with service on the S.S. Grenville M. Dodge, S.S. George Durant, S.S. Amasa Delano - all 'Liberty' cargo ships; miscellaneous materials include: cancelled membership book of McIlwaine, with various stamps at front -Marine Committee to Aid Spanish Democracy NMU, Tanker Strike support sticker, Algic Crew Defense Fund sticker (crew arrested for mutiny, not allowing scabs to unload ship at dock in Uruguay) and other stickers and stamps and a running history of his union 'Statement of Account' until 1940; a group of crew passes, business(?) cards of men and women in the U.S. and other countries; a WPA N.Y.C. employee i.d.; a 5" x 7" negative of McIlwaine in sailor dress uniform, a few snapshots of possibly related women, a Membership Employment Card of the Bowery Branch YMCA; medical social service papers; a clearance card for the Joint Maritime Strike Council (New York) noting 51 days on strike (w/ facsimile sig. of Curran and others); an interesting "Ficha Individual" for McIlwaine, working the Munson Steamship Lines Pan America, printed text in Spanish, with his photo, fingerprints, and on back over 2 dozen entry stamps for Argentina for various dates in the 1930s; a small pin-back button "I.S.U. Striking Member"; other strike and union money assessment papers; a 1937 typed letter of recommendation signed on Pharma Chemical Corporation letterhead indicates that McIlwaine sought land work as well, perhaps between available voyages or possibly, while on strike from the Merchant Marine; our research has not indicated a date of death for McIlwaine and date of birth is variously reported here on documents as 1904 or 1905, with residence in New Jersey - possibly using the address of a married sister from internal evidence; one particularly poignant folded pencil-list of ports of call visited is folded carefully around a small coiled lock of hair; Condition: overall, condition of the materials is good; some of the cards and papers with old fold lines, soiling and much wear, others in very good condition; an interesting glimpse into the life of a union-activist working seaman over a nearly 2-decade span. NOTE: For convenience, these papers have been ordered by year and with a miscellaneous file for the undated items. . Manuscript. Not Bound. Very Good.

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        NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS

      Paris: Limited Editions Club, 1930. wraps. About Fine in glassines and a Near Fine original chemise and slipcase. Frans Masereel. Two quarto volumes (7-3/4" x 10-1/8") bound in pink Ingres paper wrappers. Introduction by Andrew Lang and illustrated with woodcuts by Frans Masereel. George Macy noted that upon reception of their copies, many members felt "cheated because the two volumes were paperbound. We had to bind in hard cases, American fashion, most of the copies." That said, of the approximately two dozen copies we have handled over the years, all but two were in their original paper wrappers, as is this copy. Of a total edition of 1500 copies SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page, this is one of only 15 Presentation Copies with the publisher's blindstamp attesting to such on the colophon page where the printed number "141" is struck through and the initials "G.M." are handwritten. Acquired directly from the publisher's files, and most likely the publisher George Macy's very own copy.

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        Building Plans, Elevations, and Exterior Details for Proposed Building for James H. Hjul on Corner of Brannan St. and Langton St., San Francisco

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, January 1930 - January 1932. Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 17" x 30". 15 sheets. Job #66. Current address 635 8th or 801 Brannan St. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

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        A Complete Catalogue Of The Etchings And Dry-Points Of Arthur Briscoe

      London: Halton & Truscott Smith, 1930. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. navy cloth, beveled edges. Teg. Near fine/No Dust Jacket. Briscoe, Arthur Trevor. 30 page in text. 28.5 x 23 cm. Limited edition, copy 76 of 250 with an original signed etching by Arthur Briscoe. A marine painter and etcher who studied at the Slade Art School, he was elected an Associate of the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers in 1930. An avid sailor himself, Arthur Trevor Briscoe served as a Lieutenant in the R.N.V.R. during W.W.I, holding the command of a Motor Launch: one his duties being to patrol the Scapa Flow. Bright, clean copy, additional penciled bibliographical notes in the Catalogue, Bookplate, slight spine sunning.

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        HAVETH CHILDERS EVERYWHERE. FRAGMENT FROM WORK IN PROGRESS

      Paris: Henry Babou and Jack Kahane, 1930.. Quarto. Printed wrappers. A fine copy in glassine with some tanning to the spine, in edgeworn and slightly marked slipcase with cracks at the front portions of the top and bottom panel joints. First edition, deluxe issue. One of one hundred numbered copies on "Imperial hand- made iridescent Japan," signed by the author, from a total edition of 685 copies. SLOCUM & CAHOON A41.

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        Belles Lettres Complete in Three Volumes Signed Limited to 200 Copies

      Paris, 1930. (pseudonym Altalena). Short Tales, Verses and Causeries (Essays). Published Paris, 1930. Three Volumes. Slim octavo, original half brown morocco gilt, raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, uncut. Housed in a custom marbled slipcase. some minor rubbing to edge of spine/top board, otherwise in very good condition. Internally all pages in good clean condition. Signed Limited Edition of Vladimir Jabotinsky's Belles Lettres, one of 200 copies these being numbered 78. Collection of Zionist leader's stories, poems and essays, published by his friends to commemorate Jabotinsky's 50th birthday, each volume numbered and signed by Jabotinsky. Text in Russian. After Theodor Herzl and David Ben-Gurion, Vladimir Jabotinsky is perhaps the most renowned figure in Zionist history. Like Herzl, Jabotinsky was a journalist and a literary writer before he became a Zionist at the start of the new century," his activism motivated by the brutality of the Kishinev pogrom of 1903 ( Nation ). Then Russia's "foremost Zionist lecturer and journalist. Jabotinsky played a leading role in the evolution of Zionist ideology in Russia, [crusading] against anti-Semitism, Jewish assimilation and the quasi-nationalism of the Bund." Jabotinsky frequently wrote under the pen name 'Altalena.' "In 1910 [Jabotinsky] translated The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe into Hebrew. His translation of ten cantos of Dante's Inferno is a masterpiece, but his main contributions to belles lettres were in Russian.In 1930, on his 50th birthday, his friends published a limited edition of three volumes of his poems, short stories, and essays in Russian" ( Encyclopaedia Judaica ). Frontispiece portraits in each volume. Text in Russian. A very scarce set of books.A75. Signed by Author. Limited Edition.

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        Haveth Childers Everywhere

      Paris/New York: Henry Barbou and Jack Kahane/The Fountain Press,, 1930. Fragment from Work In Progress. Large quarto. Original cream wrappers printed in green and black. With the original unprinted glassine and green card slipcase. A superb copy in the original card slipcase which has had a little repair. First edition, first printing. One of 500 copies on this paper, this copy unnumbered.

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        Frankie and Johnny

      New York: Albert & Charles Boni,, 1930. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and upper board in gold and black, patterned endpapers. With the dust jacket. Tipped-in colour frontispiece, 6 plates, and line drawings throughout by Miguel Covarrubias. A little rubbed at spine ends, faint spotting to cloth, contents toned. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with tanned spine panel. First edition, first impression of director and screenwriter John Huston's first book, a play based on the folk song "Frankie & Johnny". In his early twenties, after short stints as a boxer and an actor, Huston spent time in Mexico and was inspired to write the present play. The ease with which he sold it convinced him to make writing his profession, and he soon moved to Los Angeles to work on screenplays. The present volume is one of the earliest books illustrated by Mexican artist Migel Covarrubias, who began his career in 1925. In addition to Huston's play, the text also includes twenty different versions of the folk song on which it was based. An uncommonly attractive copy, and rare in the dust jacket.

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        "American Polo Scenes" Hand-colored aquatint engravings.Down the Field"; "On the Boards"; "The Save"; & "The Goal

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1930. One of 175 sets. 4 vols., 13 x 20 inches. Signed lower left by the Artist. Matted, framed and glazed. Ordeman pp. 33-36, 103 . Ordeman says these "are among the most sought after and expensive Derrydale prints"

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        Grand Nationals Past and Present

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1930. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine. Folio, pp. xxi + [xxvi] + 191; publisher'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.

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        Abdul. An Allegory

      [New York]: Privately Printed by [The Derrydale Press], 1930 - Memorial volume of verse privately printed by Connett and never intended for sale. "An extremely rare Derrydale book . very scarce . and very hard to come by" (Frazier) One of 500 copies. Thin 8vo. 47 pp. Original black boards, yellow marbled endpapers. Spine with some wear and loss. Bookplate of M.L. Biscotti. Custom half black morocco and cloth drop box. Siegel 34; Frazier B-8-a [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Hong Kong Naturalist. A Quarterly Illustrated Journal Principally for Hong Kong and South China

      Hong Kong.: Newspaper Enterprise.. 1930-1939.. 9 cloth bound volumes containing a complete run of The Hong Kong Naturalist - January 1930 (Volume I No I) to (Vol X Nos 3 & 4) February 1941. Bound in brown library buckram lettered in gilt on spines, marbled endpapers and edges. Ex Smithsonian Institute Libraries with their stamp and a withdrawal stamp on some title pages and upper wrappers, occasional pencilled notations, volume II lacks one colour plate, volume 3 one black and white plate loosely inserted, lacks 5 colour plates. Volume IV one colour plate loosening, margins a little creased. Volume 7/8 Three plates loose but all present. Unusual to find this scholarly work of natural history in a complete run. .

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        Buchstaben Werk

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

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        Diary of Frederick Mackenzie, giving a daily narrative of his military service as an officer of the regiment of Royal Welch fusiliers during the years 1775-1781 in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York (Complete 2 Volume set)

      Cambridge: Harvard Univ Pr, 1930. 2 Volume set. First editions. Published Cambridge: Harvard Univ Pr., 1930. 8vo., vii+311, 313-737, illustrated with plates and maps, some fold-out. Burgundy linen cloth with gilt titles, top edge gilt. Name on pastedowns. A near fine set, clean, crisp, bright, unworn. Scarce.. 1st. Hard. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo..

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        Dix Legendes en Marge du Livre

      Paris: Chez les Freres Creuzevault, Editeurs d'Art, 1930. Limited Edition. Paperback. Very Good+. An hors commerce, unnumbered copy from a limited edition of 50 copies on Japon Imperial. 120pp., loose in original printed wrapper. This copy inscribed to the friend of the author, Louis Gondard. Only slightest edgewear, otherwise good, clean copy.

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        The Chinese Drama

      Kelly and Walsh 1930 - Binding cracked at spine. Small stains to front cover. Previous owner inscription on front free endpaper--all visible in photos. Additional photos e-mailed easily on request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Young Man's Heart

      Mason Publishing Co. New York 1930 - First Edition. Adventure and romance novel set in Mexico by this accomplished mystery author. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, light stain at mid spine area, some shallow chipping at top spine end and lower front panel, few closed edge tears, some narrow paper tape mends at verso. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Jean Harlow Scrapbook

      [Circa 1930s]. A scrapbook dedicated to Jean Harlow containing over a dozen Inscribed photos and six Autograph and Typed Letters Signed by her mother using her name which are prized by Harlow collectors. Thick oblong octavo. [65]pp. String-bound decorative cloth boards with gilt "Scrapbook" on the front board. Very good with moderate wear the extremities, fraying of the cloth along the top edges, and toning to the interior pages with some tipped in items now loose. A detailed list of the entire scrapbook is available upon request. .

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        ELSON-GRAY BASIC READER. PRE-PRIMER [Dick and Jane]

      The Philippine Islands: Scott, Foresman, and Company,, 1930 From TBCL's Children's Bookcase. Elson, William H., & William S. Gray. ELSON-GRAY BASIC READER. PRE-PRIMER [Dick and Jane]. The Philippine Islands: Scott, Foresman, and Company, 1930. "Dick. See Dick. See Dick Run" Sm. 8vo, 40pp. 39 in-text colour illustrations. True First Edition with "Property of the state of Texas" imprint on both the front & back inside covers. Publisher's black cloth-backed printed wrappers printed in black, green & orange. A very good example showing moderate use. In this first printing, SALLY was stilled called BABY [unnamed to this point] & SPOT the dog was still a TERRIER. In later editions he became a COCKER SPANIEL. PUFF the cat was still called, LITTLE MEW, as of this first printing [she was PUFF in later editions]. The very first of the famous Elson-Gray Basic Readers, introducing Dick, Jane, & Baby followed by nine short stories, using a 68-word vocabulary - the birth of the original Dick & Jane series. Rarely encountered.. First Edition. Illus. by Eleanor Campbell & Keith Ward.

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

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

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        DREAM DAYS

      1930. 1. GRAHAME,KENNETH. THE DREAM DAYS. London: John Lane Bodley Head (1930). Tall 8vo (6 x 9"), vellum backed marbled boards, slight tip rubbing else near Fine. LARGE PAPER EDITION LIMITED TO ONLY 275 COPIES SIGNED BY KENNETH GRAHAME AND ERNEST SHEPARD. Printed on special rag paper and illustrated by ERNEST H. SHEPARD with beautiful black and whites.

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        Soldiers' Pay

      London: Chatto & Windus,, 1930. With a preface by Richard Hughes. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge stained green. With the dust jacket. A superb copy in the very lightly tanned dust jacket with some tiny loss at one corner and a few trivial marks. First UK edition, first impression of Faulkner's first published novel. The American edition was issued in 1926 and is a famously difficult and expensive book to obtain in the dust jacket. The present London edition is the first to print the important preface by Richard Hughes, author of A High Wind in Jamaica (1929; published in the USA as The Innocent Voyage), which did much in itself to introduce this great Southern author to the English public. Not at all common in this condition.

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        Soldiers' Pay [Dennis Wheatley's copy]

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine-/Near Fine+. First Impression (no further printings noted), one of only 2000 copies of the author's first title published in the United Kingdom, with preface by Richard Hughes (who wrote "A High Wind in Jamaica" and, incidentally, helped launch Faulkner in England). 8vo: xii,326,[6, including four pages of publisher's advertisements]pp. Publisher's coarsely woven aquamarine cloth, spine lettered in gilt, top edge stained aquamarine, bottom edge uncut; cream-colored dust dust jacket printed in red and black, priced 7s/6d. Dennis Wheatley's copy, with his bookplate on front paste down. Top edge spotted, others lightly browned, otherwise about Fine, square and tight, in better than Near Fine jacket, the spine dust-soiled and a bit darkened, edges lightly rubbed and nicked. Petersen A2.14. & In 1925, Faulkner moved to New Orleans where he joined a literary circle centered on Sherwood Anderson and was introduced to the modernist innovations of T. S. Eliot and James Joyce. His interest in experimental writing was piqued, and he began a novel, his first, Soldier's Pay, portraying the tragic homecoming of a wounded war hero. Though set in Georgia, it was, nonetheless, a kind of rehearsal for the later Mississippi novels, full of despair and “mythic motifs of impotence and futile love." (The Literary Encyclopedia) Wheatley's stylish thrillers and occult novels made him one of the world's best-selling writers from the 1930s through the 1960s. His Gregory Sallust series was a key inspirations for Ian Fleming's James Bond stories. 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.

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