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      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        CAKES AND ALE: Or The Skeleton in the Cupboard.

      London:: William Heinemann Ltd.. (1930).. First edition, first issue with "won't" misspelled "won' " page 147, line 14. INSCRIBED below half title "[CAKES AND ALE] by / W. Somerset Maugham / The author's favorite novel & / the one he most enjoyed writing," with his customary flourish beneath. Page edges and first and last several leaves lightly foxed, otherwise very good or better in lightly soiled dust jacket slightly tanned at spine and with the tiniest of nicks to spine ends and corners which are internally reinforced with tape, otherwise near fine. A nice copy and scarce inscribed. .

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        Cakes and Ale or the Skeleton in the Cupboard

      Heinemann, London 1930 - First edition, first state with won instead of won't in line 14 of page 147. 270 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. After Of Human Bondage, Cakes and Ale is probably Maugham's finest novel, and certainly one of his most popular. Of it, Maugham wrote: "The book I like best is Cakes and Ale. It was an amusing book to write". Notes the author's biographer: "His [output] had its ups and downs. Cakes and Ale was one of the ups. He went on writing for another thirty years but never matched it in style or structure. It was a pity that the scandal surrounding the models for the main characters drew the attention of the literary community away from the book's real merit." Today, of course, it is those models who provide the fun: Driffield, the Grand Old Man of Letters (Thomas Hardy), and the writer-on-the-make Alroy Kear, a highly unflattering portrait of the novelist Hugh Walpole, who never forgave Maugham for writing his most malicious--but also his funniest--book. Stott A40 Original publisher's blue cloth. Bookplate, in near fine dust jacket with two internal tape repairs First edition, first state with won instead of won't in line 14 of page 147. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Cakes and Ale, or the Skeleton in the Cupboard.

      London William Heinemann Ltd 1930 - Limited edition, 8vo., number 814 of 1,000 copies, lithograph portrait frontispiece by Graham Sutherland, signed by the author and illustrator, as issued, publisher's white and blue calf, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, slipcase, two small abrasions to rear edge of spine, otherwise a fine copy. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        IBERT Jacques Le Roi d'Yvetot Opera Dédicace 1930

      - IBERT Jacques Le Roi d'Yvetot Opéra Comique en quatre actesLivret de Jean Limozin et André de la TourrasseMusique de Jean Ibertpour Chant et Piano Dédicace et Signatures manuscrites des auteurs Jean Ibert, Jean Limozin et André de la TourrasseParis, Heugel H. 30.115 XXe siècle 1930 343 pages Très bon état, couveture un peu défraîchie 016980 Opéra et Ballet Très bon / couverture défraîchie [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: partitions-anciennes]
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        Le vite de' piu eccellenti pittori, scultori et architetettori


      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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      Cambridge: The Riverside Press, 1930-1904. Autograph Centenary Edition. One of 600 numbered sets signed by the publisher, Houghton Mifflin, with a page of Emerson manuscript inserted after the works half-title in Vol.1. Twelve octavo volumes (23cm); dark yellow-brown coarse B cloth (linen), each volume with paper label at spine. Manuscript page begins: "Will any one question the uses of an aristocracy? Not whilst there is any remainder of the substance in the form. For the name is a verdict. The noble ennobles. That is his use. Can there be any greater?" Title labels lightly toned and dusty, three with tiny nicks and some minute wear; remnant of small label at front pastedown of Vol.IV; hairline tear (1/2 cm) at crown on Vol.X, with evidence of worming at upper right margin of pp.247-308 (no deeper than 1cm); faint, scattered foxing to a few endpapers, else fresh and clean throughout; all hinges sound; Near Fine. A uniformly handsome edition of the author's complete works, gathering his poetry, essays, addresses, lectures, correspondence, and miscellaneous writings. Myerson B19; BAL 5463.

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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        A Treatise on Money. In Two Volumes. Volume 1: The Pure Theory of Money. Volume 2: The Applied Theory of Money

      London, Macmillan, 1930 [first edition, first impression]. Octavo, two volumes, [ii] (advertisements, recto blank), xviii, 363 and [ii] (advertisements, recto blank), viii, 424 pages. Original cloth, spines lettered and ruled in gilt, sides ruled in blind; cloth lightly flecked about the leading edges and very slightly bubbled near the joints of Volume 2; slight insect damage to the leading edges of Volume 2; nonetheless, an excellent set. With the armorial bookplate of Sir Alexander 'Alick' Russell Downer KBE (1910-1981) in Volume 2.

      [Bookseller: Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers]
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        A Treatise On Money

      London: Macmillan and Co, Limited,, 1930. 2 volumes, octavo. Original dark green cloth, spines lettered in gilt, double line rules in gilt to spines continued in blind to front boards. Numerous tables and diagrams to the text. Ownership inscription to front free endpaper and the occasional pencil annotation to volume 2. Extremities gently rubbed, spines rolled and ends bumped, endpapers of volume 2 lightly foxed, overall a very good set. First edition, first impression. A Treatise on Money is the first of Keynes's two major contributions to economic theory and his most comprehensive work on monetary theory. It anticipates many of the ideas of the General Theory, which it immediately preceded and by which it has been, perhaps unfairly, overshadowed.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      ADRIEN AUGUSTE LEDUC 1930 - - 21 ETUDES PREPARATOIRES ART DECO contrecollées sur feuillets 21/29.7 cm crème, représentant des angelots et des amours. Aquarelles, encres et crayons. Lavis. - LEDUC Adrien Auguste ; manufacture de Sèvres. Décorateur ; chef du laboratoire ; formes et décors à la MANUFACTURE DE SEVRES entre 1919-1954. - De l’Art Déco à l’abstraction. Le courant Art Déco s’impose à Sèvres avec l’arrivée d’une jeune équipe d’artistes. De cette collaboration naissent d’autres créations très fortement liées aux tendances du style 19 caractérisant la période de l’entre deux guerres. Ainsi, le décorateur Jean Beaumont n’hésite pas à mélanger les tons primaires et apporte un style neuf par son interprétation florale moderne. Les décorateurs, à l’exemple d’Adrien LEDUC, Maurice Herbillon, ou encore la créatrice Anne-Marie Fontaine, participent à cet élan. A la fin des années 30, l’ornement est jugé trop envahissant L’adoption des motifs géométriques vient chasser les effets naturalistes des décors floraux. Dans les années d'après guerre, les artistes Jacques Despierre et Camille Hillaire insufflent un nouveau style de décor à Sèvres au moment où le courant de l’abstraction tend à restreindre la place du florilège et en livrer une nouvelle interprétation. Un retour au décor classique floral qui a toujours illustré la renommée de Sèvres s’impose en s’adaptant au goût de l’époque. Mots clés : MANUFACTURE DE SEVRES, DESSIN ENCRE, art déco Mots clés : angelots, amours, aquarelles, Art-déco, faïence, [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Journey's End.

      London: Victor Gollancz ltd., , 1930. A Novel. Octavo. Original quarter vellum, black cloth sides, gilt lettering to spine, fore edge and bottom edge uncut, fore edge unopened. A fine copy. First novel edition, signed limited issue, number 443 of 600 copies signed by the authors. This copy is in addition uniquely signed by nine original cast members on front endpaper, and contains a contemporary play program from the Savoy Theatre and other related ephemera. The play was first performed at the Apollo Theatre in London by the Incorporated Stage Society on 9 December 1928, starring a young Laurence Olivier. A 1930 film version was released the same year as this novelisation.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám

      London: George G. Harrap & Co.,, 1930. The first and fourth renderings in English verse. Large octavo (270 x 210 mm). Original blue morocco, gilt titles to spine, raised bands, circular gilt floral motif with coloured onlays on front cover, top edge gilt, untrimmed, lightly marbled endpapers. Housed in original card box with paper label printed in black to end. 12 tipped-in colour plates by Willy Pogány. Paper slip with Spanish translation of verse 99 laid-in. Two very minor blemishes to turn-in of front cover, a little browning to extremities of endpapers. An excellent copy. Signed limited edition, number 660 of 750 copies printed for the UK and signed by the artist. A further 500 copies were printed for the US.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      1930s. In an album made by Newlyn of London, comprising blue cloth over heavy boards and leaves of gray boards with photo-windows, are 94 photographs measuring 3.25" x 4" that feature the Zulu tradition, Victoria Falls, etc. Album, 9.5" x 6" with "Photographs" and a gilt emblem on the cover. In the self-governing colony of Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), the point of this voyage was two-fold: to interact with some of Africa's Bantu people, and to observe the rush of Victoria Falls as first sighted by David Livingstone in 1855. Following a pleasant sea voyage with all of the comforts and entertainments expected of a British cruise company, this party of travelers visited the grave of Cecil Rhodes, which lies among the rock formations of the Matopos, and also the Shangani Patrol Memorial erected to commemorate Major Wilson's Last Stand during the first Matabele War in 1893. Zulu people are seen near the front of the album in a small town, and later the men are photographed on the banks of the Zambezi River in a long canoe, while the women fill clay water jugs to carry on their heads for many miles. Victoria Falls, with its immense gorges and raging waters, appear in no fewer than a dozen photographs. Lake Victoria is photographed, along with Victorial Falls Bridge, built in 1905. Our travelers attend and photograph a sport-related celebration where the British flag is prominent, and where African men perform a traditional dance with a large group of musicians playing hand-crafted, three-foot-wide wooden xylophones. A flavorful photo album. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: R & A Petrilla]
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        AJANTA: The Colour and Monochrome Reproductions of the AJANTA Frescoes Based on

      Oxford 1930-55, Oxford University Press. Brown cloth, 8 vol. set, complete: 4 vols. text:32 x 26 cm.+ 4 vols. portfolios: 52 x 41 cm., total illustrations: 357 pages of plates: 86 in color, 271 b.w. + large folding map, very clean sharp copy ! *** *** *** . . . THE LEGENDARY AJANTA CLASSIC RESEARCH PROJECT . . TAKING 25 YEARS TO WRITE & PHOTOGRAPH . . COMPLETE & PUBLISH . . .THE MOST IMPORTANT, AMBITIOUS AND IN-DEPTH SINGLE RESOURCE . . THE COMPLETE RESULTS OF PRIMARY RESEARCH . . . ISSUED IN A 8 VOLUMES: 4 TEXT + 4 ELEPHANT PORTFOLIOS . . . PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED . . . 6 COLOR, 271 FINE BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAVURES . . . 4 VOLUMES TEXT, 4 VOLUMES ELEPHANT PORTFOLIOS . *** Professor Yazdani's "SUI GENERUS " a most stunning written and fantastically illustrated scholarly contribution to Buddhist iconography and painting found in Ajanta caves. authoritative and definitive. . *** THE FIRST EDITION OF THIS CELEBRATED TITLE: . This set consists of 4 volumes of text, 4 volumes of loose portfolios with the color and black/white photogravures. . TEXT VOLUMES: Brown cloth, size is 32 x 26 cm., index + various b.w. plates, a key to the larger plates in the loose portfolios. . Vol. 1: Explanatory text by G. Yazdani [for all volumes], introduction by Laurence Binyon, British Museum, 55p., large color folding map laid inside, folds reinforced on the verso, 1930. . Vol. 2: Appendices & inscriptions, index, by John Allan, British Museum, many b.w. plates, 1933. . Vol. 3: Appendix & inscriptions by N.P. Chakravarti, with index. 1946 . Vol. 4: Appendices on the painted & incised inscriptions by N.P. Chakravarti & B. Ch. Chhabra, 130p., many b.w. plates, 1955. . *** THE PLATES IN THE LOOSE PORTFOLIOS: Each portfolio contains several large sheet, a plan, sketches of the caves or rooms, many with red-outline for clarity, . SUBJECTS FOUND IN THE ILLUSTRATIONS: This superb Buddhist art reference covers the paintings, icons, and sculptures, which depict various lives of the Buddha. Additionally addressing such subjects as Jataka, Yaksha & Yakshini, apsarasas, monkey god, arhats, Birth of the Buddha votaries making offerings, Bodhisattva, Maitreya, Mudras, Hariti & Pancika, Naga Kings & too many to list. . *** WHAT ARE THE AJANTA CAVES: . The Ajanta Caves in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra state of India are about 30 rock-cut Buddhist cave monuments which date from the 2nd century BCE to about 480 or 650 CE. The caves include paintings and rock cut sculptures described as among the finest surviving examples of ancient Indian art, particularly expressive painting that present emotion through gesture, pose and form. . According to UNESCO, these are masterpieces of Buddhist religious art that influenced Indian art that followed. The caves were built in two phases, the first group starting around the 2nd century BC, while the second group of caves built around 400-650 AD according to older accounts, or all in a brief period of 460 to 480 according to Walter M. Spink. The site is a protected monument in the care of the Archaeological Survey of India, and since 1983, the Ajanta Caves have been a UNESCO World Heritage Site. . The Ajanta Caves constitute ancient monasteries and worship halls of different Buddhist traditions carved into a 250 feet wall of rock. The caves also present paintings depicting the past lives and rebirths of the Buddha, pictorial tales from Aryasura's Jatakamala, as well as rock-cut sculptures of Buddhist deities in vogue between the 2nd century BCE and 5th century CE. . Textual records suggest that these caves served as a monsoon retreat for monks, as well as a resting site for merchants and pilgrims in ancient India. While vivid colours and mural wall painting were abundant in Indian history as evidenced by historical records, Caves 16, 17, 1 and 2 of Ajanta form the largest corpus of surviving ancient Indian wall-painting. . Panoramic view of Ajanta Caves from the nearby hill . Ajanta is famous for its ancient Buddhist paintings. The Ajanta Caves site are mentioned in the memoirs of several medieval era Chinese Buddhist travelers to India and by a Mughal era official of Akbar era in early 17th century. They were covered by jungle until accidentally "discovered" and brought to the Western attention in 1819 by a colonial British officer on a tiger hunting party. The Ajanta caves are located on the side of a rocky cliff that is on the north side of a U-shaped gorge on the small river Waghur, in the Deccan plateau. . The above extracted from Wikipedia, see below. . *** THE BINDINGS: Text: The work is uniformly bound in brown heavy buckram, with powder-blue marbled endpapers, titles stamped in gold or silver. Volumes 1,2,4 are top edge gilt. . Portfolios: Are bound in matching and uniform cloth, with three folding internal flaps to hold the loose large photogravures in place, then tied with two white ribbons. . *** CONDITION: General statement: the books, their cloth bindings are exceptionally clean, fresh, in the best of condition, wear is at the extreme minimum. . The Text & Photogravures: The text and photogravures are in the best of condition, each is clean, solid and without issue, there are no markings. . Bindings: The bindings are fresh, clean, solid & firm. There is no damage or major bumps. There is a tiny bit of very minimal, usual edge wear and not obvious. There are four very tiny spine labels indicating volume numbers on the portfolios, otherwise absolutely nothing else to discuss. There are a few in significant minimal minor scuffs, by and large this is an EXCELLENT set in collector's condition. . *** NOTE ON SHIPPING: This set is heavy, large and valuable, appropriate packing, shipping and insurance charges apply. At our discretion, these books will ship by Federal Express, signature required. Please inquire for details prior to ordering. . *** REFERENCES: Book Review: Kramrish, Stella [1919-1981] : REVIEW OF G. YAZDANI: AJANTA: The Colour and Monochrome Reproductions of the Ajanta Frescoes based on Photography, Part II, Journal of the Indian Society of Oriental Art 1, no.2 [December 1933]:150-51. [JISOA] . AJANATA CAVES . *** Color scans of this and most others are posted to our website. .

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        Muebles Modernos. Catalan Art Deco Trade Catalogue.

      Valencia, ‘Projectos Gimènez’, c1930. - Portfolio with 25 numbered coloured plates (29 x 40cm) each mounted on green card. Plates signed ‘Gimènez – dibujante, Valencia’ and ‘Tip.artistica, San Vicente, 181-Valencia’. Publisher’s maroon pictorial paper board portfolio; corners restored. Catalan Art Deco furniture design catalogue probably designed by Agustín Gimènez Ramos, a Valencian artist active until the 1950s. Projectos Gimènez were associated with J.M.Fabre, Rambla Cataluña 52, Barcelona, specialists in the Decorative Arts and Architecture, who exhibited at the Barcelona World Fair in 1929. Most plates marked with distributor’s oval stamp: ‘Raimundo Diaz, Muebles de Arte, Florida 20, Vitoria’. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hünersdorff Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        Märchenmotive: 7 Original-Farblithographien. Hänsel und Gretel I und II Schneewittchen I und II Der kleine Däumling Rotkäppchen Tischlein deck dich. 28 x12 cm, rückseitig beschriftet. Eine Lithographie signiert. ca. 1930.

      7 Blatt auf Karton in Originalmappe. Schöne kräftige Farben, ein Blatt mit kleinen Knick an unterer Ecke. Sonst guter Zustand. Mappe mit Kordelbindung am Falz angerissen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat im Schloss]
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        So ist Halle (That's Halle) [WITH] Die Schulstadt Halle (The School City Halle)

      Halle, Germany: Verkehrsamt der Stadt Halle, 1930. First edition. Softcover. vg+ to near fine. Quarto. 32pp. Original illustrated wraps with red, yellow and gray lettering, protected by modern mylar. Pamphlet produced by the Halle Tourist office to attract tourism for the city. Designed by the School for applied Art illustrated with halftone photographs by Hans Finsler, typography by Hass. Number 2 of a series of promotional publications featuring the history and sights of interest in the city.An introductory paragraph, printed in bold red lettering on the inside front cover, describes traveling as an art and emphasizes the attractions of this culturally versatile city. Illustrated almost exclusively with distinctive full-page halftones of city attractions covering the span of 1,000 years reaching as far back as the ruins of the castle of Giebichstein around the year 925, a prehistoric cult site dedicated to Wodan (Odin). Next to the four page historical overview by Erich Neuss each of photographs is accompanied by a a brief description on opposite pages indicating architects and artist with data regarding the time frame, scope and history of the respective sights, e.g. the church Unsere Lieben Frauen (Our Lovely Women), the Georg Friedrich Händel monument, the only monument of the Baroque composer in Germany, the St. Moritz church, the Halle Dom, the university lecture hall by Karl Friedrich Schinkel, the fountain square in the Spa Wittekind, and other points of interest. Text in German. Wraps with very light rubbing and wear along edges. Wraps in overall very good, interior in near fine condition.[WITH](1932) Quarto. 34pp. unpaginated. Original white wraps with red and blue lettering on cover, protected by modern mylar. Pamphlet produced by the tourist office promoting Halle as a school city. Number 4 of a series of promotional publications featuring the extensive educational structure of the city of Halle, designed by the School for Applied Arts in Halle reminiscent of typical Bauhaus design. The pamphlet is illustrated with striking b/w in-text photographs provided by the School for Applied Arts, including eight small photographs featuring activities of various departments of the school itself, very much in the Bauhaus style, and various other of the many schools of the city. It includes two full-page halftone reproductions of photographs of the city market place and the Friedrich University of Halle-Wittenberg.An introductory paragraph, printed in bold red lettering on the inside front cover, relates to the economic downturn of the time and appeals to the reader to turn to the ideals and the "cultural will inherited from our fathers" to overcome the difficulties. It points to a long tradition of schools and the university in Halle describing university, colleges, high school, middle schools, and secondary schools as well as private schools in separate entries. In-text photographs of various schools, products generated in applied art schools and a red and white graphic describing the Halle school system as a whole conveying an excellent overview of the school system in Halle. No credits for the outstanding photographs are listed. Both pamphlets printed at Karras & Koennecke, Halle. Text in German. Very light wear along edges of wraps and light rubbing. Two inch narrow abrasion on inside back cover just barely affecting the graphic design. Wraps in overall very good, interior in near fine condition.

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        Ielsi (Tibiozan) Un comune fondato dai bulgari – brevi cenni storici

      Oratino: Tipografia de ""La Squilla del Molise"", 1930. Spillata. DISCRETO. 12,5 17. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Original Portrait Photograph of a Young Boy

      - Lovely silver print portrait photograph Signed by Beaton. An approximately 9" x 12" image on 13.75" x 22" mount. Boldly Signed by Beaton ("Beaton") in red on the mount. Fine condition. Undated but circa 1930. The subject was the scion of a newspaper family on the Philadelphia Main Line named Peter Strassburger. His estate, along with this photograph, was sold at auction nearly two decades ago. Much of Beaton's work consists of smaller prints, and much is often unsigned. A lovely image. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Maroc, Hutte Arabe

      1930 - Photographie,Vintage silver print. // Circa 1930 // Tirage argentique d'époque // Format (cm): 7x10

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        The Story of Princess Elizabeth

      Numerous photogravure illustrations. First edition, third reprint. 8vo., cloth, pictorial dust jacket, housed in a quarter red morocco folding box. London, John Murray.

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        Moby Dick or The Whale (3 Volumes)

      Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1930. Deluxe Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition thus, limited to 1,000 copies. Three volumes in publisher's acetate jackets, lacking the aluminum slipcase. Presentation copy signed by Rockwell Kent on the front free end paper of Volume I, "Inscribed with affectionate friendship to Putzie - Rockwell Kent, 1950." Volumes II and III bear Rockwell Kent-illustrated bookplates of Marie Luise Hinrichs. Very Good+. Narrow strips of sunning to spine cloth at ends, light rubbing to cloth at extremities and light abrasions to black topstains. Pages toned and with offsetting from illustrations. Acetate wrappers are wrinkled and shrunken with age, as is typical, and show a bit of chipping and edge wear, with some separation starting between the acetate and a paper flap on both volumes II and III; acetate on volume II with light staining. A stunning presentation copy, inscribed by Kent, and with bookplates designed by him as well. John Schulman writes in the ABAA blog The New Antiquarian that this edition "is the crowning achievement of the Lakeside Press and also one of the triumphs of Machine Age book design and illustration in America. [Rockwell] Kent’s affinity for the sea and knowledge of sea-faring gave his illustrations even more power and accuracy." It also helped to propel Moby Dick from semi-obscurity into its current fame as perhaps the quintessential American novel.

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        Dix Dessins de la Vie Juive. [The Life of the Jewess].

      "Le Triangle" Paris 1930 - First edition. Portfolio, 57 x 39 cm; original creme coloured boards with paste down on front board and ribbon ties. No. 41 out of an edition of 100. Boards soiled and rubbed, pencil inscription to upper left hand corner of front board, fraying to corners and board edges. 10 plates; some light tanning to outer margins of a few plates, lower left corner of one plate dog eared, with tissue guards heavily wrinkled, but plates overall clean and bright with minimal wear. A nice copy overall of a rare work. A rare suite of ten duo-tone prints in pink wash by Goldberg in his characteristically dark and sparse style. Abraham Goldberg (1906-1980) was a Jew of Polish extraction and holocaust survivor who has been called the Jewish Rembrandt. His themes included Jewish life, family and characters of the East-European Jewry, depicting the Jewish staitel, which was no longer in existence. He studied painting in the United States and in Paris, but mostly worked in Israel. Each plate tipped onto card stock and numbered in lower left hand corner and signed by the artist in the lower right hand corner. Copy number 41 of an edition of 100. Rare! No copies in OCLC of either this or the second edition of 1934, which was published in an edition of 500. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        AN OUTLINE HISTORY OF PAINTING in Europe to the End of the Nineteenth Century

      London: The Medici Society, 1930. Octavo. 274pp, 149 illustrations of which 24 are in colour, finely bound by Sangorski & Suttcliffe in 3/4 brown crushed morocco over marbled paper covered boars with matching endpapers, raised bands with compartments ruled in gilt, top edge gilt. A fine, bright copy.

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB ]
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        Laszlo Feszt - "Il Miracolo Della Fonte" usw. - Serie von 6 Bildern mit Motiven zu Franz von Assisi, durchnummeriert

      Aquaforte / Aquatinte. Alle sechs Blätter signiert und satiert, auf Rückseite nochmals gestempelt "Laszlo Feszt .. ". Papier wunderschön mit Blindprägung, auch Papier mit Wasserzeichen "Feszt", zudem in der Blindprägung "Kolozsvar", der Geburts- und Wohnort des Künstlers. - Laszlo Feszt war ein rumänisch-ungarischer Grafiker (1930 - 2013). - I. Il Miracolo Della Fonte" - II. La Predica Agli Uccelli - III. La Scacciata Dei Diavoli Da Arezzo - IV. La Visione Dell Carro Di Fuoco - V. Le Stimate Di San Francesco - VI. La Morte Del Cavalier Di Celano -- Franziskus. Format der Blätter 35 x 30 cm. - Nur als Serie abzugeben. Guter Zustand, zwei Blätter minimal dunkler, aber wahrscheinlich anderer Farbton. Wirkt nicht gegilbt. --- Blätter stammen aus dem Vorlass eines Botschafters i. R., aus dem Familienbesitz. -- Bankverbindungen in Österreich und Deutschland.

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        Khudozhestvennoe Dvizhenie( Artistic Movement)

      1930. BURTSEVA, M., editor. Khudozhestvennoe Dvizhenie (Artistic Movement). 192 pp. Illustrated with 100 mostly photographic illustrations. 8vo., bound in illustrated wrappers in a new cloth folding box. Leningrad: Fizikultura i Sport, 1930. A very rare book on the promotion of artistic movement. No copies listed on OCLC.

      [Bookseller: Ursus Rare Books]
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        Schwere Arbeit: Pferdekopf. Öl auf Papier, links unten mit *G.G.K* signiert, verso auf Klebezettel mit 1930 datiert.

      Bildmaß ca. 24 x 16 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), alt unter Passepartout und Glas montiert ( Rahmenmaß ca. 39 x 31 cm ). Das Blatt in typischer Weise von Kobbe monogramiert, verso mit handschriftlichem Vermerk Kobbes in Bleistift *Schwere Arbeit gem. v. George Kobbe *, oben ein alter Klebezettel mit kurzer Notiz zu Kobbe und Angabe 1930. Das Bild wie auch der Jugendstil-Holzrahmen von guter Erhaltung. ( Literatur: Vollmer Künstlerlexikon Band 3, Seite 73 ) ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage further pics at request )

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      Paris / Leipzig: Verlag Henri Jonquières, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 4to. Tan cloth with stamped title to front board and spine. No dust jacket. A very good copy. Spine moderately cocked, with a chip at upper end revealing binding; soil and toning to cloth; bookstore ticket to front pastedown and ownership stamp to FFEP. Features a fold-out list of photo captions on rear pastedown. Moderately toned throughout, but clean. 96pp. No. 81 from an edition of 1000 copies. An impressive document of the works of this pioneering documentary photographer, published just three years after his death, collecting his famed images of the exteriors and interiors of Old Paris. Introductory text (in German) by Camille Recht.

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        Die Weltbühne. Wochenschrift für Politik - Kunst - Wirtschaft. XXVI. Jahrgang 1930. Heft 1 – 52 in 4 Bänden. ( Originalausgabe - kein Nachdruck ).

      Verlag der Weltbühne, Berlin 1930 - Mit 975 Seiten und 1005 Seiten und einigen Anzeigen. Etwaige römisch nummerierte Seiten sind in dieser Ausgabe nicht miteingebunden. Jeweils in einheitlichen späteren Halbleinenbänden der Nachkriegszeit gebunden mit grünen Einbanddeckeln und Deckelschild ( dies jeweils zu der Nachkriegsausgabe mit dem Vermerk *neu herausgegeben von Maud v. Ossietzky und Hans Leonard * - defacto sind aber die Vorkriegsnummern enthalten ) sowie Rückenschildchen und marmoriertem Buchschnitt, 8° ( 21,5 x 14 cm ). Einbände jeweils gering berieben, Ecken teils gering bestoßen. Innen wiederholte alte Archivstempel auf Vorsatzpapieren und Innendeckel, wenige schwache Stempel im Text. Papier zeitbedingt gebräunt, wenige Seiten gering fleckig, wenige Seiten mit geringen Randläsionen, wenige Seiten zur Oberkante etwas beschädigt. - außerordentlich selten - ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 2000 Gramm ) ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage – further pics at request ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Haveth Childers Everywhere - Fragment from Work in Progress

      Henry Babou and Jack Kahane, and The Fountain Press, Paris and New York., 1930. First edition. Wrappers. Quarto. Sixty-seven pages. Printed on pure linen hand-made Vidalon Royal, specially manufactured for this edition. Pages unopened.One of 500 numbered copies, out of a total edition of 685 copies, this copy out of series and unnumbered.Fine in original unprinted glassine dustwrapper with a chip at the head of spine and in the green and gilt slipcase which is a bit rubbed at the edges. Very bright.

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        Paul Robeson, Negro

      Harper and Brothers, New York 1930 - First edition. Corners worn, and the spine has been professionally and nearly seamlessly rebacked, a fair only copy, lacking the dustwrapper. A biography of Robeson by his wife. The Dedication Copy. The printed dedication reads "For Our Son." Their only child, Paul Robeson, Jr., was a mere two years old at the time of publication. This is Paul Robeson, Jr.'s copy with his bold ownership Signature on the front fly (obviously written at a later date). It also has the smaller ownership signature of Rev. Benjamin C. Robeson (Paul Robeson, Sr.'s brother). In addition, the subject of the book, Paul Robeson, Sr., has noted on the rear fly: "April 25, 1956. Have translated = The Soviet Biography - John. Soldier of Peace." An exact timeline of ownership is impossible to determine, but we suggest this was one of Paul Robeson, Sr.'s own copies, was then given to his brother, and was later inherited by the dedicatee, to whom his mother probably did not see fit to inscribe a copy while he was still in diapers. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Ouzhou hezuo sheye kaocha ji [A treatise on European Commercial Cooperation].

      1930 - First edition. 6 photographic plates in the front, the first of the author together with Prof. Charles Gide in Paris. Several illustrations and folding tables. 8vo. Original decorated cloth. Light browning throughout due to poor paper quality, but overall a very good presentation copy signed by the author to Charles E. Tomlinson. Together with a printed envelope of 'The China Co-Operators' Union' containing the name-cards of the author and Mr. Joseph P. Tsu 'Commissioner of the Investigation of the Co-operative Movement in Europe'. [vi], 4, 4, 9, 270pp. Shanghai, Zhongguo hezuo xueshe, Chen Zhongming (1904-1991) was born in Xiangtan (Hunan Province). He entered Fudan University in 1924 to study economics. In the late 20s he went to Paris to study the Cooperative Movement. He studied under Charles Gide (1847-1932) the chief expert and protagonist of the Movement and graduated in 1929. The present is Chen's first publication about the Cooperative Movement in Europe presenting the fruits of his studies to the Chinese public. The socialist aspects of the movement clearly fell on fertile ground and the present isa detailed analysis of the economic and practical aspects and their possible application in China. The photographic plates include an image of the first cooperative shop in Paris, called 'Commerce Veridique et Social' which was founded in 1835. Charles Ernest Tomlinson (1874-1949) was a major contributor to and supporter of the Cooperative movement in England and the author of 'The Making of Political Thought', published in Manchester in 1925. Rare. No copy in OCLC. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Moby Dick or The Whale

      Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1930. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Near Fine/Good. Rockwell Kent. Quarto. Three volumes, with the original aluminum slipcase and original acetate dust jackets, with beige paper flaps; original black cloth with beveled edges, stamped in silver, spines printed in silver; top edges are stained black. A nearly fine set, UNOPENED and in the publisher's aluminum slipcase. Original acetate dust jackets, volume 1 jacket with flaps detached and spine lacking; volumes 2 and 3 dust jackets with some chipping. Limited to 1000 copies, many consider this edition to be one of the greatest illustrated books of the 20th Century.

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        Am Bosporus.

      - Farblinolschnitt, um 1930, auf chamoisfarbenem Japan-Bütten, signiert. Darstellungsgröße 20,7:40,7 cm, Blattgröße 33,5:44,4 cm. Studium der Germanistik und Prähistorie mit Abschluß Promotion. Durch die Arbeiten L. Michaleks (1859-1942) u. O. Laskes (1874-1951) Hinwendung zur Graphik. Ab 1913 Studium in Wien an der Graphischen Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt bei Michaleks. 1917 Umzug nach München, dort ein Semester an der Kunstgewerbeschule. Erste Holzschnitte ab 1917 und erste Ausstellungsbeteiligung 1918 im Wiener Künstlerhaus. 1918-1921 Lehrtätigkeit an der Schule für angewandte Kunst in München in der Graphikklasse. 1922 Hollandreise, 1924 England, Dalmatien, Italien und Schweden, wo sie ihren Ehemann Dr. Eugen Milch kennenlernte. 1926-1940 Dozentin an der Universität Wien. Mitglied des Künstlerhauses Wien seit 1935. Zahlreiche Reisen, u.a.1929 in den Fernen Osten, 1931 Paris, 1932 Prag. 1940-1950 in China, Hongkong, Shanghai sowie Japan, Peking und Tokyo. Von Japan aus nach Thailand, Kambodscha, Mexico und in die USA. 1957 Rückkehr nach Japan, wo sie bereits große Bekanntheit erlangt hatte. Schuf überwiegend figürliche Darstellungen, Landschaften und Stadtansichten. Die Künstlerin ist in mehreren prominenten Sammlungen vertreten, so im Stadtmuseum Wien, Cleveland Museum of Art, Fine Arts Museum, San Francisco, oder im Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

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        Hamburg: Blick über den Michel auf den Hamburger Hafen. Ölgemälde auf Pappe.

      Bildmaß 56 x 93 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 73 x 107 cm ). Gezeigt wird der Blick über den Michel hinweg auf die Elbe und den Hamburger Hafen. Öl auf Pappe, unsigniert, undatiert ( ca. um 1930 ). Verso mit montierter Expertise. Hiernach ist das Ölgemälde ein Entwurf für ein großes Wandgemälde im Hamburger Hauptbahnhof das in den 1930er Jahren ausgeführt wurde, aber leider nicht erhalten ist. Das Gemälde von guter Erhaltung, der Rahmen etwas bestoßen und berieben.( Literatur u.a.: Neue Rump, Hamburgisches Künstlerlexikon Seite 178 - Erich Hartmann: Mitglied der Hamburger Sezession. ) ( Bitte beachten Hier aufgrund der Größe kein Versand hier nur Selbstabholung bei mir nach Absprache - Please notice: No shipment possible ) ( Lagerort WHS-Rel )

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        Moby Dick or The Whale

      Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1930. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Near Fine/Good. Rockwell Kent. Quarto. Three volumes, with the original aluminum slipcase and original acetate dust jackets, with beige paper flaps; original black cloth with beveled edges, stamped in silver, spines printed in silver; top edges are stained black. A nearly fine set, UNOPENED and in the publisher's aluminum slipcase. Original acetate dust jackets, volume 1 jacket with flaps detached and spine lacking; volumes 2 and 3 dust jackets with some chipping. Limited to 1000 copies, many consider this edition to be one of the greatest illustrated books of the 20th Century.

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      New York: Publishers' Fiscal Corporation, 1930. Text paper browned, light edge wear with creases to front cover, spine complete, a very good copy. (20941). Octavo, cover painting by Wesso[lowski], pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. The first issue of this important science fiction pulp magazine. Stories by Victor Rousseau, Ray Cummings, Murray Leinster and others.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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      Clayton 1930 - CLAYTON PUBLICATIONS. RAY CUMMINGS story. Classic pulp magazine. G condition, tape on spine, no back cover. Condition: G

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        The Shepheardes Calender - Conteyning Twelve Aeglogues Proportionable to the Twelve Monethes

      The Cresset Press, London., 1930. First thus. Quarto. pp xxiv, 135. One of 350 numbered copies, out of a total edition of 353 copies. Title-page and twelve headpieces, by John Nash, all coloured in the stencil process by the Curwen Press. Parchment-backed creamy silk boards. Top edge gilt. Printed on Barcham Green hand-made paper. The book's title is given in three different spellings, on the title-page, the half-title and the dustwrapper.Signed and dated by the artist in 1967 on colophon page. One corner just a little marked, otherwise fine in very good, slightly chipped and nicked dustwrapper rubbed at the edges and repaired on the reverse in several places.

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