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        Moby Dick or The Whale by Herman Melville

      Chicago: Lakeside Press, 1930. Hardcover. Orig. decorated black cloth, silver front cover and backstrip designs. Top edges stained black. Near fine. 3 vols.. Kent, Rockwell. 279, 284, 282 pages. 30 x 21.5 cm. A profusion of black and white illustrations, full-page and textual by Rockwell Kent, approximately 280 in total. The title page vignettes were hand-engraved by Kent, and the only ones he engraved directly on the metal [copper plate] in his long career -- see: JONES, D.B. "The Prints of Rockwell Kent" p.60. Kent also noted, "They (Lakeside Press) wanted to publish some American Classics, a selected few just to show what they could do in bookmaking, considering "Moby Dick" the most beautiful book ever published in America" Limited edition, one of 1000 printed on Arnold unbleached white wove antique paper under the supervision of William A. Kittredge. THE ARTIST AND THE BOOK 140. Bookplates front cover pastedowns, pastedown endpaper of Vol. 3 mottled at lower extremity.

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        Balaton. [Advertisement.]

      Magyar Királyi Balatoni Intéz? Bizottság (Klösz Gy. és fia), Budapest 1930 - Graphically illustrated. Illustrated, color flyer. One sheet folded three times. ca. 278 × 222 mm. Illustrated flyer, advertising tourism around Lake Balaton. Designed by Róbert Berény and Sándor Bortnyik. Inner graphic created by Tibor (Gönczi) Gebhardt. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Works of Bernard Shaw: Collected Ediiton.

      Constable & Co. 1930-34. 8vo. 31 vols (of 33).; original emerald green cloth, spines lettered in gilt, top edges gilt; a very nice set indeed with dust wrappers. A little variance in colour to wrappers, which have the occasional chip and crease, without the final two volumes, which are unaccountably scarce. One of 1,025 numbered sets. Shaw's first novel Immaturity was published for the first time in this collected edition. "The Collected edition consisted of thirty volumes, published between 26 July and 24 February 1932. Three additional volumes were published, one on 7 July 1934 and two on 1 July 1938." This set lacks the two 1938 volumes The Simpleton of the Unexpected Isles: The Six of Calais: The Millionairess and London Music in 1888-89. Laurence A198.

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        Dutch New Guinea Anthropological Photographic Album of Private 1930s Expedition

      1930 - Thirty seven images of an unidentified 1930s expedition in northeast Dutch New Guinea from Humboldt Bay (today Jayapura) to Fak Fak, including Lake Sentani (just inland from Jayapura). The album is an anthropological record focussing on the local people, with the Kaya Kaya identified. The images include males of all ages as well as warriors, females, family groups, and their stilt dwellings and canoes. This expedition took place during the period in which the Dutch were intensifying their exploration of western New Guinea, to keep out the British and Germans and to discover exploitable natural resources. There is an American connection with the album - the only identified person is one Charles Gary, an American from Louisville, Kentucky, who was in New Guinea presumably to investigate the possibility of growing tobacco there. The Gary Tobacco Company was apparently formed in 1915 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Liggett and Myers. This leads us to speculate that Gary had an association with Richard Archbold, the wealthy American sponsor of seven expeditions to New Guinea, the first three of which he lead himself. The location of the the third expedition is congruent with photographs in this album. At the same time, the Australian Leahy brothers were active in New Guinea. The first photograph in the album intriguing- it is of three men, two in western suits (one carrying a large camera,) and one in clothes strikingly like the Australian army uniforms in W.W.I, with breeches and puttees. This man resembles Michael Leahy.This album likely records images taken during one of the private expeditions of the time. Its route is not known, but places named here include Hollandia in Humboldt Bay and Fakfak, which were both Netherlands Indies government administrative posts, established in 1894 and 1910, and used as staging sites for the Dutch government expeditions. In 1926, the American-Dutch collaboration called the Stirling Expedition, sponsored by the Smithsonian, traveled along the Mamberamo River to the highlands of Dutch New Guinea. The sepia tone photogravure images include:1. Image of a large native hut on stilts in the water2. "Papuan Warrior of Hollandia", with feathers of white cockatoo in his hair, cassowary feathers around his neck and ankles, boar's tusk in his nose. On the verso is written, in pen and pencil, "Please ret. photo to Mr. Charles Gary, 2611 Top Hill Rd."3. Sepia tone shot of 3 women carrying babies, their village behind them.4. Men of the village in front of a western building with illegible sign.5. Men beside an outrigger canoe.The carbon prints images include:6. Kaya Kaya warriors, 3 men with bows and arrows. Smaller and crisper image with title beneath in ink.7. Kaya Kaya warriors. Dark, crisp image of 3 men in war plumage.8/9. Images of women posing for photograph, village in background.10/11. "Kaya Kaya types - Dutch New Guinea". One image of man with plumage; the second image of a family with child between them.12/13. Two men posing with younger man; and two men posing with child.The gelatin silver snap shots include:14/15. "Hollandia - Humboldt Bay" written in pencil. An image of 2 women, and an image of 4 men. 16/17 "Sentani Lake, Dutch New Guinea" written in pencil. An image of houses on stilts, with natives, and an image of villagers on a walkway.18/19. Man with decoration in white on his face, and image of a standing man.19/20. 3 men on a dock, village on stilts behind them, and image of young man with bow and arrow, with possible mission buildings behind him.21/22. 3 men on a dock, in front of a hut, and an image of 7 women and girls of varying ages.23/24. Man with a spear in front of raised western hut, and an image of 3 women with babies.25/26. 3 native prisoners with 2 uniformed native guards, and an image of 9 natives entitled "Charlie's Carryers (sic) N. G."27/28. River view with small boat, and an image of a native with spear standing at his fishing trap.29/30. "Geelvink Bay, N. Coast D. N. G [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Photograph Album from a member of the 31st Regiment documenting his service protecting the International Settlement during the Shanghai War of 1932 between China and Japan

      Shanghai and various Philippine locations 1930 - The album measures 11.5" x 7.5" and contains over 260 photographs, most 3.5" x 2.5" or 4.5" or 2.75". The photographs are a mix of vernacular and more professional photos, some perhaps taken by a unit photographer. About 100 were taken during the Sino-Japanese conflict following the "January 28 Incident" in early 132, and the others were taken in the Philippines at Manila, Vigan, Bagulo, and Corregidor. Most have fading white captions on the album pages and more detailed descriptions on the reverse. There is also a 9.5" x 9.5" map of Shanghai with annotations identifying the war zone and regimental positions. The photos are in nice shape but have become attached to their mounting corners. Some of the mounting corners are detaching from the pages which makes it possible to read the descriptions on their reverse. The album and pages show some minor wear. On 4 February 1932, the U.S. 31st Infantry departed from the Philippines on board the USS Chaumont and landed in Shanghai the following day to bolster the defenses of the city's International Settlement as Japanese and Chinese forces began to fight on the outskirts of the city. The 31st quickly assumed defensive positions with the 4th Marines along Soochow Creek directly across from the Chapei district that became the focal point of Sino-Japanese fighting. The battle lasted through early March and intermittent fighting continued until a ceasefire agreement was finalized in May. The 31st returned to its garrison in the Philippines later that summer. (See Cornebise, The United States Army in China, 1900-1938.) Image highlights include: Regimental soldiers and locations (New World Building, Studio de Arts, motorcycle in front of 1st Battalion Headquarters, etc.), British military units marching through the streets and at the city's Race Track, Soldiers laying communications wire through the streets, Regimental officers posing with a "Chink" policeman (the unit's distinctive polar bear insignia is visible on several campaign hats), Block houses along the settlements protective walls, The location of "Charlie Chan" (a Chinese machine gunner who thwarted a number of Japanese advances), Japanese soldiers, and equiptment (infantry, marines, tanks, artillery, etc.), Chinese soldiers (many dead), Destruction and ruins throughout Chapei including the Northern Railroad station, and Coastal artillery and anti-aircraft batteries at Corregidor (three, six, and twelve inch guns and Ft. Drum, the "concrete battleship.)". A unique and important visual record of U.S. neutrality in the face of Japanese aggression in the years preceding World War II. As of 2017, no auction results for 1932 Shangai albums are found at ABPC or the Rare Book Hub although book of half-tone prints occasionally appears as dos Ah Fong's superb photograph book document the later Siege of Shanghai in 1937. No similar items are for sale in the trade. OCLC locates a similar album kept by a British soldier, but none from Americans.

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        Fables choisies mises en vers par M. de La Fontaine

      Louis Conard 1930 - - Louis Conard, Paris 1930-1933, 14,5x20,5cm, 3 volumes brochés. - Edition illustrée de 12 compositions originales de Pierre Laprade ainsi que de 250 en-têtes d'Edmond Malassis et Fred Money gravés sur bois en couleurs par Paul & André Baudier, un des 80 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon numérotés et justifiés par Louis Conard, tirage de tête. Notre exemplaire, à l'instar des exemplaires sur Japon est bien complet de sa suite sur Chine des bois gravés, de sa gravure en bon à tirer signée par Edmond Malassis et son aquarelle originale d'Edmond Malassis qu'il a signée. Bel exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition printed with 1050 copies numbered on Lana and sold for the benefit of the works of the French Red Cross for the prisoners of war. Text by Paul Eluard, Colette, Paul Valery, André Billy, Charles Vildrac, Paul Aveline, Alexandre Arnous, Jean-Jacques Bernard, Harold Callender. Preface by General Koenig. A work illustrated with an engraving with a chisel and two drawings by Pablo Picasso, a frontispiece by Jean-Gabriel Daragnès, four etchings in hors-texte and 17 drawings by André Dignimont, four eaux- strong and twenty-five in-text drawings by Louis Touchagues. Pleasant copy. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        THE DOCUMENTS IN THE CASE.

      Ernest Benn Limited, [1930]., London - First edition. An exceptionally fine, bright, tight copy in a fine example of this usually fragile dust jacket, Housed in a quarter cloth and marbled paper clamshell case with titles stamped in gold gilt on the spine. A man dies due to fungi poisoning, or so it seems, because due to some irregularities in some of the dead man's correspondence, the case was re-opened. The second examination of the body was confusing because if the man had been murdered the method of poisoning was one of the most ingenious in the history of murder. At the same time the method the investigators decide upon to determine whether the death was accidental or the result of foul play is equally ingenious. A Haycraft/Queen Cornerstone mystery title and an exceptional copy of an elusive title.By far the best copy we've ever seen or handled. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA]
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        King Lear

      San Francisco: David Magee / Curwen Press, 1930. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. Illustrations By Yunge (John Yunge-Bateman). [A]8 B-H8 I10; Endleaves Front And Back Are A 4-Leaf Blank Sewn Section. [I-Vii] Viii-X [Xi-Xiv,1] 2-6 [7-8] 9-14 [15-6] 17-20 [21-2] 23-32 [33-4] 35-7 [38] 39-58 [59-60] 61 [62] 63-72 [73-4] 75-84 [85] 86 [87-8] 89-90 [91-2] 93-112 [113-4] 115 [116] 117-30 [131-2] 133-4. Elephant Quarto: 13" × 10½", Top Edge Only Trimmed And Gilt, Artificial Headband, White Wove, F J H; 18Pt. Baskerville; 10 Line Block Illustrations; Green Buckram, Spine Gold-Blocked: 'Shakespeare | King | Lear | Illustrated | By | Yunge | David | Magee'. The Copyright Page Shows "Printed In England / At The Curwen Press, Plaistow / London. 1930". David Bickersteth Magee (1905-1977) Was A Rare Book Dealer In San Francisco, California. In 1923 He Opened A Bookshop In San Francisco, California. A Successful Book And Manuscripts Dealer, He Served As President Of The Antiquarian Booksellers Association Of America, The Roxburghe Club Of San Francisco, And The Book Club Of California. He Was Also A Member Of The Bohemian Club And The Grolier Club. Magee Was The Author Of Several Books, Including Jam Tomorrow (1941), Bibliography Of The Grabhorn Press, 1915 - 1940 (1940), Bibliography Of The Grabhorn Press, 1940 - 1956 (1957), Infinite Riches (1973), And Many Articles In Bookman's Weekly. Near Fine, Just A Touch Of Rubbing Along Edges At Corners, Spine Cloth Faded, Gilt Still Brilliant. In A Clear Glassine Dust Jacket, Light Wear But Long Closed Tear On Rear Panel.

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        THE SHEPHEARDES CALENDER.

      - Conteyning Twelve Aeglogues Proportionable to the Twelve Monethes. Pp. xxiv+134(last blank)+[2](colophon, verso blank), coloured pictorial title page and 12 pictorial headpieces by John Nash; f'cap. folio; qr. vellum, spine lettered in gilt, cream silk boards; t.e.g., others uncut; within card slipcase, slightly soiled and silverfished; The Cresset Press, London, 1930. One of 350 numbered copies on hand-made paper (total edition 353). Ransom, \i Selective Checklist 20. *Originally published in 1579, \i The Shepheardes Calender was Spenser's first major poetic work. The Cresset Press edition was printed by George W. Jones at The Sign of the Dolphin, and was the first use of the l6 point Granjon type by its designer (Jones). The pochoir illustrations by John Nash were coloured through stencils at the Curwen Press. This copy is from the collection of Australian bibliophile Harry Muir, with his bookplate on the upper pastedown. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        WHEN I WAS VERY YOUNG. Signed and inscribed by the author.

      New York The Fountain Press; London Methuen and Company 1930 - FIRST EDITION 1930, printed in New York, LIMITED EDITION OF 842 COPIES, 603 for America, this being No. 839, signed by Milne on the final limitation/colophon page, and INSCRIBED on the front endpaper by him (see images). 8vo, approximately 225 x 130 mm, 9 x 5¼ inches, 7 charming illustrations by Ernest Shepard, title page printed pink and black, headings, initials and decorations below text throughout in pink, 27 pages. Bound in original publisher's bright pink cloth with pretty pattern of toys in black and white, printed paper label to spine. 23 pages of autobiography describing incidents from his early life with his 2 brothers. Spine a touch faded, label lightly browned. Near Fine clean crisp copy, lacking glassine dustwrapper and slipcase. In addition to the colophon signature which appears in all copies, A. A. Milne has inscribed this copy in 1930 on the front endpaper to Maud K. Milne: "For Maud - this memory of happy days with the one we loved - from Alan". A pencil note at the foot of the page states: "Given to M. G. Falle by Maud K. Milne Xmas 1959". Maud was A. A. Milne's sister-in-law married to his brother Ken, "Maud and Alan were, in fact, devoted and remained so all their lives", Ann Thwaite, Milne His Life, page 105. Laid in the book is a photocopied handwritten letter by A. A. Milne dated 1925 to Tubby (army chaplain the Reverend Phillip Byard (Tubby) Clayton), one of the principal founders of Toc H which Milne supported. See Thwaite, page 322. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        Blick auf den Hamburger Hafen mit Schleppern und Dampfern. Öl auf Malkarton, rechts unten von Olde handsigniert, gerahmt.

       Bildmaß ca, 24 x 35 cm ( Höhe x Breite ). Rahmenmaß ca. 32 x 42 cm. Gezeigt wird der Blick in den Hamburger Hafen mit allerlei Schiffen, Schleppern und Dampfern. Das Gemälde von guter Erhaltung, der schöne Rahmen bestoßen und etwas fleckig. Wohl um 1930 herum gemalt. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Hans Olde, Gemälde, Ölgemälde, Gemälde, Hafen, Elbe, Hamburger Hafen, signiert, Hamburg, Google

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        Memoirs of an Infantry Officer [with important bibliographic significance]

      London: Faber and Faber, 1930. First Trade Edition of the second installment in Sassoon's lightly fictionalized autobiographical trilogy. 8vo: 334,[2]pp. Publisher's French blue cloth, spine lettered in gold, top edge stained pink, fore-edge rough-trimmed; pale yellow typographic dust jacket printed in blue and priced 7s/6d. Loosely laid in is a letter on Faber and Faber stationary, replying to a question asking why some copies of the first edition have uncut [rough-cut] page edges and others do not {Keynes describes the edges as "trimmed."]. "As a matter of fact, it was the author's wish that some part of the first edition should be produced with uncut edges and some 3,000 odd were published in this manner. However, as far as we are concerned there is no difference at all between the cut and uncut edges; both issues were printed simultaneously, the only difference being when the sheets reached the binder's cutting room." According to Keynes, 20,000 copies of the first trade edition were printed, of which (we now know from the testimony of the letter laid into this copy) only 3,000 copies were "uncut," making that issue by far the rarer of the two. An excellent example, with important bibliographic significance, Fine, square and tight (only lightly read, if at all); pages fresh, bright and unmarked; about Fine jacket, lightly dust-soiled, with several flecks of brown ink to back panel. Keynes A33a. In the late 1920s, "Sassoon turned to the prose sequence that was to occupy him for nearly two decades: the well-received Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man was followed by two sequels, Memoirs of an Infantry Officer (1930) and Sherston's Progress (1936), to form a trilogy published as The Complete Memoirs of George Sherston (1937). In these books, the central 'Sherston' character is a semi-fictionalised version of the young Sassoon up to 1917, from which family life ('Sherston' has no mother or brothers), education, and poetic ambition are excised." (Literary Encyclopedia) N. B. 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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        Rear-Admiral Richard E. Byrd ... and the Executive Committee of the Byrd Aviation Associates express to [recipient's name, Edward Dapp, in ink] their enduring appreciation in the equipping of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition. It is our privilege to attest, and we gratefully acknowledge, that without such assistance the accomplishment of the Expedition in the Antarctic would not have been possible ...

      [USA, Byrd Aviation Associates, 1930?]. A very large certificate (printed surface 420 x 265 mm, mounted on stiff strawboard) with numerous decorations and 13 vignette illustrations (one with a little applied colour) on polar themes; the design is credited to Harold Butterfield. It is signed in ink by Byrd and the Chairman of the Company, James Bush. Offered together with a companion booklet by Byrd, 'Into the Home of the Blizzard' (1928; octavo, [32] pages), with the recipient's name and the copy number (X-204) written in ink - but not by Byrd - on the presentation page. The cover of the booklet is a little fingermarked; it is still housed in the original mailing box with Byrd's printed label on it. On the front panel of the box a juvenile hand has executed a neat pencil drawing of the 'Bear', one of the ships used on the Byrd Antarctic Expedition II, 1933-35. Spence 225; Renard 242 (both describing the booklet only, Spence doing so imperfectly as noted by Renard; neither of them mention the box or the over-the-top certificate).

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        Relais.

      - Paris: Vincent, Fréal et Cie, 1930. Folio, title-page printed in green and black, two pages of text, 13 (lacking two) illuminated pochoir plates. Disbound plates housed in the original four-fold gray cloth portfolio, with cloth ties. Plates betray the slightest hint of finger smudges, otherwise very good. 13 (of 15) beautiful, brilliant pochoir plates, in the purest Art Deco style, created by Edouard Benedictus and stenciled in the J. Saudé studio, plates would be lovely framed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Un certain plume. - Edition originale

      Paris, Éditions du Carrefour, 1930 - 172 Seiten, 2 Blatt (table de matières) -- Eins von 30 nummerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf Hollande Pannekoek. - Extrem seltene Erstausgabe von Michaux` Erzählungen über einen "gewissen Plume", die Michaux selbst von seinen literarischen Texten am meisten am Herzen lag. Die Auflage war kurz nach Erscheinen fast vollständig zerstört und erst 1938 wieder aufgelegt worden. -- (Interims-)Broschur mit gelbem Original-Umschlag. Die Seiten nicht beschnitten und meist noch unaufgeschnitten. - Der gelbe Umschlag stark lädiert: Fleckig und etwas berieben, mit Knickspuren und Randläsuren, Rücken zu einem großen Teil gelöst, mit größerer Fehlstelle. Die Seiten teils etwas stockfleckig, etwas stärker vor allem die ersten und letzten Blatt sowie an den überstehenden Teilen der unbeschnittenen Seiten. Sammlerstück, das noch einen Buchbinder sucht. -- 172 pp., 2 sheets (table of contents) 18 x 13,5 cm. Orig. yellow wrappers with black lettering on front lid.- One of 30 numbered copies on Hollande Pannekoek from the limited edition. - Extremely rare first edition of Michaux` accounts regarding a certain "Plume", one of the author`s most self-cherished literary achivements. The edition was almost entirely destroyed shortly after publication and was only re-published in 1938. -- Interim-binding in orig. yellow wrappers. Pages uncut and mostly unopened. - Yellow wrappers are a bit dusty and worn (stained and a bit rubbed, with some creasing and edge wear. Spine largely loosened with large piece missing). Pages show some foxing, mainly at the beginning and at last leafs, as well as along uncut projecting margins. Collectors item, in need of a new binding. -- Un des 30 exemplaires imprimé sur Hollande Pannekoek, numerotés de XI à XL. -- 1ère édition du texte, rare et recherché. Exemplaire broché, des pages non coupés. -- Sprache: Französisch Gewicht in Gramm: 550 18 x 13,5 cm. Gelbe Original-Broschur mit schwarzem Deckeltitel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Two original costume studies in pencil and watercolors, signed

      [Berlin] 1930 - Two fine original watercolor and pencil drawings, on card stock, measuring 13 × 8.5 cm, tipped to black colored paper. Both drawings with Masiutin's estate stamp, one additionally signed in pencil and dated "193?" (illegible). Very good. Two original watercolor drawings by the Russian artist Vasilii Masiutin, most likely produced during the 1930s, when Masiutin occasionally designed costumes and sets for theatre performances in his Berlin exile. Masiutin (1884-1955, also Masjutin), whose early work blended symbolism, the grotesque, and even surrealism, was occasionally referred to as the Russian Goya. He was active in a range of media, including lithograph and woodcut, as well as producing original drawings and paintings. After 1921, he emigrated and settled in Berlin, where he collaborated with numerous Russian emigre publishers, such as "Neva" and "Gelikon," as well as illustrating many German translations of Russian classics. While largely unknown in Russia until recently, he is now being rediscovered an increasingly the subject of exhibitions and publications. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Piestany, 5. VIII. 1930. - 3 SS. auf Doppelblatt. Kl.-4to. An den Freund Jakub Obrovsky, Maler und Bildhauer (1882-1949), in tschechischer Sprache. Dankt für Teilnahme an seinem 70. Geburtstag; er habe kaum gemerkt, wie sich die 70 Jahre auf seinen Rücken "drauf gesetzt" hätten. - Verfaßt wurde der Brief im Kurhaus Thermia Palace im slowakischen Piestany (auch Pistyan oder Pistian), wo Mucha öfters zur Kur war. Für das Kurhaus fertigte er aus Dankbarkeit ein Ölgemälde für den Speisesaal an, das oberhalb der Eingangstür angebracht wurde und am 15. Mai 1932 enthüllt worden war. Das Gemälde mit dem Namen "Bleib gesund, gesegnete Quelle der Gesundheit" hat eine untraditionelle fünfeckige Form.

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        H. M. Neuheiten 1930.

      - [German], 1930. Oblong folio, unpaginated, over 100 full-page screen printed wallpaper samples, with sample numbers stamped to verso, distributor's price list printed as front pastedown. Original bolted blue cloth, beige paper boards with company logo and simple line-design printed in blue to upper board. Edges slightly worn and chipped, faint scattered stains and age toning on upper board; some spotting to back pages, otherwise internally very good. A German wallpaper samples book. Designs are in a variety of colors including pastels, earth tones, foils, and many more saturated hues. Most designs have a clear Bauhaus influence, also included are a few floral, and a selection of "Lincrusta" or solid relief designs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nordisk Tapet Industri A/S Tapetfabriken "Aladdin.".

      - Copenhagen: [circa 1930]. Oblong folio, unpaginated, over 100 full-page screen printed wallpaper samples, with sample numbers stamped to verso, distributor's price list inlaid to front pastedown. Original bolted boards, black paper wrappers with embossed snakeskin texture and distributor information printed in green. Edges slightly frayed and chipped, faint scattered stains and age toning; internally very good. A German wallpaper samples book. Designs are in a variety of colors including pastels, earth tones, foils, and many more saturated hues. Many Asian influenced designs, friezes, rich floral designs, tapestry patterns, some Bauhaus style, mosaic, tiled, striped, scrollwork et al. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Moderne Tapeten 1930. H. H.

      - [German], 1930. Oblong folio, unpaginated, over 100 full-page screen printed wallpaper samples, with sample numbers stamped to verso, distributor's price list inlaid to front pastedown. Original bolted black cloth with title and company monogram printed in gray, and marbled paper boards. Edges slightly frayed and chipped, faint scattered stains and age toning; internally very good. A German wallpaper samples book. Designs are in a variety of colors including pastels, earth tones, foils, and many more saturated hues. Most designs have a clear Bauhaus influence, also included are a few floral, scrolled acanthus leaf, and tapestry patterns. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nordisk Tapet Industri A/S Tapetfabriken “Aladdin.”...

      Copenhagen: [circa 1930]. Oblong folio, unpaginated, over 100 full-page screen printed wallpaper samples, with sample numbers stamped to verso, distributor’s price list inlaid to front pastedown. Original bolted boards, black paper wrappers with embossed snakeskin texture and distributor information printed in green. Edges slightly frayed and chipped, faint scattered stains and age toning; internally very good. A German wallpaper samples book. Designs are in a variety of colors including pastels, earth tones, foils, and many more saturated hues. Many Asian influenced designs, friezes, rich floral designs, tapestry patterns, some Bauhaus style, mosaic, tiled, striped, scrollwork et al.

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        Moderne Tapeten 1930. H. H.

      [German], 1930. Oblong folio, unpaginated, over 100 full-page screen printed wallpaper samples, with sample numbers stamped to verso, distributor’s price list inlaid to front pastedown. Original bolted black cloth with title and company monogram printed in gray, and marbled paper boards. Edges slightly frayed and chipped, faint scattered stains and age toning; internally very good. A German wallpaper samples book. Designs are in a variety of colors including pastels, earth tones, foils, and many more saturated hues. Most designs have a clear Bauhaus influence, also included are a few floral, scrolled acanthus leaf, and tapestry patterns.

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        Nordisk Tapet Industri A/S Tapetfabriken "Aladdin."...

      Copenhagen: [circa 1930]. Oblong folio, unpaginated, over 100 full-page screen printed wallpaper samples, with sample numbers stamped to verso, distributor's price list inlaid to front pastedown. Original bolted boards, black paper wrappers with embossed snakeskin texture and distributor information printed in green. Edges slightly frayed and chipped, faint scattered stains and age toning; internally very good. A German wallpaper samples book. Designs are in a variety of colors including pastels, earth tones, foils, and many more saturated hues. Many Asian influenced designs, friezes, rich floral designs, tapestry patterns, some Bauhaus style, mosaic, tiled, striped, scrollwork et al.

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        H. M. Künstler-kart 1930.

      - [German], 1930. Oblong folio, unpaginated, over 100 full-page screen printed wallpaper samples, with sample numbers stamped to verso, distributor's price list printed as front pastedown. Original bolted blue cloth, beige paper boards with company logo and simple line-design printed in blue to upper board. Edges slightly worn and chipped, faint scattered stains and age toning on upper board; some spotting to back pages, otherwise internally very good. A German wallpaper samples book. Designs are in a variety of colors including pastels, earth tones, foils, and many more saturated hues. Most designs have a clear Bauhaus influence, also included are a few floral, and Asian patterns. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        H. M. Künstler-kart 1930.

      [German], 1930. Oblong folio, unpaginated, over 100 full-page screen printed wallpaper samples, with sample numbers stamped to verso, distributor’s price list printed as front pastedown. Original bolted blue cloth, beige paper boards with company logo and simple line-design printed in blue to upper board. Edges slightly worn and chipped, faint scattered stains and age toning on upper board; some spotting to back pages, otherwise internally very good. A German wallpaper samples book. Designs are in a variety of colors including pastels, earth tones, foils, and many more saturated hues. Most designs have a clear Bauhaus influence, also included are a few floral, and Asian patterns.

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        H. M. Künstler-kart 1930.

      [German], 1930. Oblong folio, unpaginated, over 100 full-page screen printed wallpaper samples, with sample numbers stamped to verso, distributor’s price list printed as front pastedown. Original bolted blue cloth, beige paper boards with company logo and simple line-design printed in blue to upper board. Edges slightly worn and chipped, faint scattered stains and age toning on upper board; some spotting to back pages, otherwise internally very good. A German wallpaper samples book. Designs are in a variety of colors including pastels, earth tones, foils, and many more saturated hues. Most designs have a clear Bauhaus influence, also included are a few floral, and Asian patterns.

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        Städtebau für Mussolini: Auf der Suche nach der neuen Stadt im faschistischen Italien [Gebundene Ausgabe] Harald Bodenschatz Reihe/Serie: Schriften des Architekturmuseums der TU Berlin Bd.4 Sozialwi

      Der Städtebau des faschistischen Italien ist in Deutschland - jenseits der Zirkel weniger Spezialisten - nahezu unbekannt. Auch in den Überblickswerken des europäischen Städtebaus wird er bis heute in der Regel ignoriert. Das ist umso erstaunlicher, wenn man bedenkt, dass im faschistischen Italien die wohl umfangreichsten städtebaulichen Projekte der Zwischenkriegszeit in Europa realisiert wurden. Das Buch bietet einen systematischen Überblick uber den Städtebau der Mussolini-Diktatur auf der Grundlage zahlreicher, wenig bekannter Abbildungen, und es interpretiert diesen Städtebau neu, insbesondere mit Blick auf den Städtebau der anderen Diktaturen der Zwischenkriegszeit. Im Zentrum stehen die städtebaulichen Debatten und Projekte im Großraum von Rom und in den trockengelegten pontinischen Sumpfen sudöstlich von Rom. Daneben werden auch Projekte in anderen Städten Italiens und im "italienischen Ausland" vorgestellt. Autor: Prof. Dr. Harald Bodenschatz, Sozialwissenschaftler und Stadtplaner, war an der TU Berlin für das Fachgebiet Planungs- und Architektursoziologie verantwortlich. Zahlreiche Publikationen zur Städtebau- und Planungsgeschichte. Leitete das DFG-Forschungsprojekt Die Herausbildung des stalinistischen Städtebaus in der Sowjetunion um 1930 unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der europäischen Dimension und gab dessen Ergebnisse 2003 zusammen mit Christiane Post in dem Band Städtebau im Schatten Stalins heraus.Dr.-Ing. Daniela Spiegel M.?A., Kunsthistorikerin und Bauforscherin, Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Fachgebiet Historische Bauforschung der TU Berlin. 2008 Promotion über Die ,città nuove des Agro Pontino im Rahmen der faschistischen Staatsarchitektur an der TU Berlin (Veröffentlichung 2010).Prof. Dr. Uwe Altrock, ?Dipl.-Ing. Stadt- und Regionalplanung und Bauassessor, leitet an der Universität Kassel das Fachgebiet Stadtumbau?/?Stadterneuerung. Zahlreiche Publikationen zur Planungsgeschichte, Beteiligung am DFG-Forschungsprojekt Die Herausbildung des stalinistischen Städtebaus in der Sowjetunion um 1930 unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der europäischen Dimension. Dipl.-Ing. Lorenz Kirchner , Architekt (Bruno Fioretti Marquez Architekten). Diplomarbeit an der TU Berlin 2008 über die in der Ära Mussolini gegründete Neustadt Carbonia in Sardinien. Prof. Dr. Ursula von Petz, Stadtplanerin, war am Institut für Raumplanung der Universität Dortmund für den Bereich Forschung zuständig. Verfasserin und Herausgeberin zahlreicher Arbeiten zur Planungsgeschichte Italiens. Architektur Städtebau Italien Städtebaugeschichte Faschismus Sammel- / Bildbände Architecture Städte Bildband Reihe/Serie: Schriften des Architekturmuseums der TU Berlin Bd.4 Co-Autor Uwe Altrock, Lorenz Kirchner, Ursula von Petz Zusatzinfo über 500 Abb. Sprache deutsch Maße 240 x 300 mm Gewicht: 3400g Einbandart gebunden BauTechnik Architects Architekturgeschichte Faschism Faschismus Italien 1922-1945 Italy Mussolini, Benito Städtebau Städtebaugeschichte Italia ISBN-10 3-86922-186-0 / 3869221860 ISBN-13 978-3-86922-186-1 / 9783869221861

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        Photograph Album from a member of the 31st Regiment documenting his service protecting the International Settlement during the Shanghai War of 1932 between China and Japan

      Shanghai and various Philippine locations, 1930. Album. Very good. The album measures 11.5" x 7.5" and contains over 260 photographs, most 3.5" x 2.5" or 4.5" or 2.75". The photographs are a mix of vernacular and more professional photos, some perhaps taken by a unit photographer. About 100 were taken during the Sino-Japanese conflict following the "January 28 Incident" in early 132, and the others were taken in the Philippines at Manila, Vigan, Bagulo, and Corregidor. Most have fading white captions on the album pages and more detailed descriptions on the reverse. There is also a 9.5" x 9.5" map of Shanghai with annotations identifying the war zone and regimental positions. The photos are in nice shape but have become attached to their mounting corners. Some of the mounting corners are detaching from the pages which makes it possible to read the descriptions on their reverse. The album and pages show some minor wear. On 4 February 1932, the U.S. 31st Infantry departed from the Philippines on board the USS Chaumont and landed in Shanghai the following day to bolster the defenses of the city's International Settlement as Japanese and Chinese forces began to fight on the outskirts of the city. The 31st quickly assumed defensive positions with the 4th Marines along Soochow Creek directly across from the Chapei district that became the focal point of Sino-Japanese fighting. The battle lasted through early March and intermittent fighting continued until a ceasefire agreement was finalized in May. The 31st returned to its garrison in the Philippines later that summer. (See Cornebise, The United States Army in China, 1900-1938.) Image highlights include: Regimental soldiers and locations (New World Building, Studio de Arts, motorcycle in front of 1st Battalion Headquarters, etc.), British military units marching through the streets and at the city's Race Track, Soldiers laying communications wire through the streets, Regimental officers posing with a "Chink" policeman (the unit's distinctive polar bear insignia is visible on several campaign hats), Block houses along the settlements protective walls, The location of "Charlie Chan" (a Chinese machine gunner who thwarted a number of Japanese advances), Japanese soldiers, and equiptment (infantry, marines, tanks, artillery, etc.), Chinese soldiers (many dead), Destruction and ruins throughout Chapei including the Northern Railroad station, and Coastal artillery and anti-aircraft batteries at Corregidor (three, six, and twelve inch guns and Ft. Drum, the "concrete battleship.)". A unique and important visual record of U.S. neutrality in the face of Japanese aggression in the years preceding World War II. As of 2017, no auction results for 1932 Shangai albums are found at ABPC or the Rare Book Hub although book of half-tone prints occasionally appears as dos Ah Fong's superb photograph book document the later Siege of Shanghai in 1937. No similar items are for sale in the trade. OCLC locates a similar album kept by a British soldier, but none from Americans.

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        Die Bibel. Die Heilige Schrift des Alten und Neuen Testaments übersetzt von Hamp, Stenzel und Kürzinger. Illustriert von Ernst Fuchs. Limitierte, einmalige Vorzugsausgabe. Numeriertes, mit einer gedruckten Signatur von Ernst Fuchs versehenes Exemplar. Nach den Grundtexten übersetzt und herausgegeben von Vinzenz Hamp.

      (12) 1184 (4) 353 (1) 39 (9) Seiten mit 4 ganzseitigen Karten und Plänen und 80 farbigen Tafeln nach Bildern von Ernst Fuchs. 4, Goldgepräger Original-Reliefeinband mit dreiseitigem Goldschnitt, in goldener mit violettem Samt ausgekleideter Schmuck-Kassette. mit zwei goldfarbenen Lesebändchen, Nr. 5327 einer einmaligen Vorzugsausgabe von 20.000 Exemplaren. Mit Begleitheft von Karl Matthäus Woschitz: Mit den Augen der Seele. (20) Seiten mit teils farbigen Abbildungen. Tadelloses Exemplar im Original-Pappschuber. Ernst Fuchs: "Ich betrachte die Gestaltung dieser Bibel als Krönung meines Lebenswerkes, als Summe meines künstlerischen Schaffens." Ernst Fuchs (* 13. Februar 1930 in Wien) ist ein berühmter österreichischer Maler, Architekt, Grafiker und Musiker. Der seinerzeitge Verkaufspreis bei Ausgabe lag bei ca. 500 .

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        Egon Schiele. Persönlichkeit und Werk.

      Wien, Paul Zsolnay 1930. - Fol., 139 S., 2 Bll., 140 Tafeln mit 170 Abb., Orig.-Leinen, Orig.-Schutzumschlag, Orig.-Schuber, schönes Exemplar, Komplettes Werkverzeichnis des Künstlers mit Angaben der jeweiligen Besitzer der Werke, Ausstellungsverzeichnis, Alphabetisches Verzeichnis der Werke, Verzeichnis nach Orten, nach Höhenmaßen, Signaturentafel, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Constantinople, Istamboul

      The Penn Publishing Company, Philadelphia 1930 - Scarce first edition signed by the author in full, on a separate tipped in leaf at the front with a blind embossed rectangle in which the presentation is written. The presentation inscription reads, "Autographed and presented to his esteemed friends Mr & Mrs W. E. Finch Christmas 1931, by the Author and Painter George Wharton Edwards". All of the illustrations in the volume were drawn or painted in Constantinople in the fall of 1928 by the author, from life. Each plate is accompanied by a guard sheet with descriptive letterpressGeorge Wharton Edwards (1859 - 1950) was a celebrated American Impressionist painter and writer, who wrote and illustrated this volume with the assistance of the Turkish Ambassador to the US. Contents include descriptions of the bazaars and coffee houses, palaces & minarets, mosques & cemeteries, fountains, Ankara (the new capital), Mustafa Kemal Pasha, the emancipation of women, and the separation of church and state.4to, color printed frontispiece portrait Kemal Ataturk, 312pp, 23 color plates, 32 b&w plates. Title page printed in color with illustration. Original highly colorfully decorated dark green gilt cloth front cover in silver, red and pale green, top edge gilt. A sumptuous book production, glorifying the young Turkish republic, of which there are no signed copies located at auction on Rare Book Hub. OCLC: 2522475. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Worst Journey in The World

      New York: The Dial Press,, 1930. Antarctic 1910 - 1913. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in full burgundy morocco, titles to spine gilt, raised bands, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, dark green endpapers, gilt edges. With maps and illustrations by the late Doctor Edward A. Wilson and other members of the expedition. A fine copy. First one-volume US edition of Cherry-Garrard's account of Robert Scott's 1910-12 expedition to Antarctica, where the former served as assistant zoologist. "The best written and most enduring account of exploits in the Antarctic" (Taurus 84).

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        Suikerfabriek Bodjong : Jaarverslag over 1930

      1930. Livre. Bon. Demi-reliure à coins. Ed. originale. In-4. Bodjong, 1930. 34,5 x 22 cm, 4 leaves - 157 pp. paginated 1-157, some of them folding, 8 colored diagrams, most of them folding, quarter orange cloth, title printed on front board. Annual report for this important private sugar factory of central Java founded in 1891. The title page and the diagrams only are printed, the rest being Roneo. The photographs called for have never been pasted down, page 71 has been pulled out, bumps to corner, a few worm holes in the upper corner of the first leaves, not affecting the text..

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        Original drawings transspheroidal / pituitary tumor removal

      1930 - [Bruno Keilitz and Oscar Hirsch] 12 fine pen and ink images by the prolific anatomical/medical illustrator Bruno Keilitz (b. 1898) showing the stages of the removal of a pituitary tumor. The illustrations seem to have been for an article written by Dr. Prof. Oscar Hirsch (1877-1965), who was an early and influential Viennese rhinologist who made major contributions to pituitary surgery, performing this transspheroidal procedure for Harvey Cushing in 1911, and who would go on to perform the procedure more than 500 times in his long career.(Note 1)__+__Of the 12 drawings, 9 are very closely related and show the progress and route of a transsphenoidal surgery for the removal of a pituitary tumor. I feel pretty confident that these drawings were done in 1930 (see below). These images are labeled I-VIII (including a “Ia”). These images measure about 6x8.5 inches each, drawn on a heavy stock, and done in colors. Each of these images is drawn from the same perspective and show different aspects of the surgery in progression. These drawings I-VIII are all rubbers tamped on the back with Bruno Kelitz's name and address; two of this series are signed by Kelitz in the drawing, both of which are dated 1930. There are also some other notations in ink on the reverse that I can't quite place, as well as some later dates, as the images seem to have been used on more than one occasion. __+__One drawing in this series has an old American Medical Association label (seemingly stamped Feb 11, 1952), identifying the publication of origin ("Arch. Otol" Archives of Otolyrngology), the author ("Hirsch"), and the type of reproduction to be used when illustrating the article. The last of this series is signed and dated (1930) by Kleitiz. The 10th drawing is similar to the preceding nine, though is smaller and is without color, and shows the interior radium application of the tumor. Measurement: 4.5 x 6 inches. The 11th drawing shows six different types of tumors, I think, and is rendered in black and white. Measurement: 4.5 x 6 inches. 10 of the images have their original wax paper protective covering; one has a plastic cover and the last has no cover at all. All are in fine condition. The 9-drawing series are all quite bright and fine.__+__ Notes: 1. Transsphenoidal Surgery: Complication Avoidance and Management Techniques, edited by Edward R. Laws, Jr, Aaron A. Cohen-Gadol, Theodore H. Schwartz, Jason P. Sheeha, pg 16. ".Harvey Cushing and Oskar Hirsch, two prominent pituitary surgeons who pioneered the transsphenoidal technique. Cushing championed the sublabial approach, whereas Hirsch was the master of the endonasal route."--“Harvey Cushing and Oskar Hirsch: early forefathers of modern transsphenoidal surgery” James K. LIU, M.D., et alia, Journal of Neurosurgery December 2005 / Vol. 103 / No. 6 / Pages 1096-1104__+__ Other Notes: Bruno Keilitz: "The remaining numerous text illustrations are all from the academic painter Mr. Bruno Keilitz, done with the greatest accuracy and beauty, which we acknowledge gratefully here . "from The Cytoarchitectonics Of The Adult Human Cortex by Professor Constantin Baron von Economo”--Database of Scientific Illustrators, University of Stuttgart__+__ Oscar Hirsch: (A) "The evolution of pituitary surgery over the past century dates back to the work of Oscar Hirsch and Harvey Cushing in the early 1900s. Hirsch's dedication to the transsphenoidal technique as the most effective method to approach the sella ran contrary to his contemporary's opinion. Cushing, with large series' of cases using both transcranial and.transsphenoidal approaches to the sella, would ultimately choose the former as the more efficacious procedure. Citing its distinct advantage in providing a direct and gross exposure of the gland, Cushing helped establishwidespread employment of the transcranial method throughout Europe by the 1930s."

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        A Roving Commission

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. This is a the U.S. first edition, first printing of Churchill's extremely popular autobiography, covering the years from his birth in 1874 to his first few years in Parliament. This is a very good copy in the scarce first printing dust jacket. Published in England as My Early Life, this is one of the few Churchill first editions for which the U.S. edition bears a different title than the British. Interestingly, A Roving Commission was the title proposed by Churchill himself and favored by his American publisher. One can hardly ask for more adventurous content. These were momentous and formative years for Churchill, including his time as a war correspondent and cavalry officer in theatres as varied as Cuba, northwest India, and sub-Saharan and southern Africa. This time contained a wide range of experiences in Churchill's life. Not only was he developing as an author, publishing his first books, and making his first lecture tour of North America, but this was also the time of his capture and daring escape during the Boer War, which made him a celebrity and helped launch his political career. Churchill would take his seat in Parliament only weeks after the end of Queen Victoria's reign. A Roving Commission remains one of the most popular and widely read of all Churchill's books. And for good reason, as the work certainly ranks among the most charming and accessible of his many books. An original 1930 review likened it to a "beaker of Champagne." That effervescent charm endures; a more recent writer called it "a racy, humorous, self-deprecating classic of autobiography." To be sure, Churchill takes some liberties with facts and perhaps unduly lightens or over-simplifies certain events, but this is eminently forgivable and in keeping with the wit, pace, and engaging style that characterizes the book. The book sold very well at the time and has seen a great many editions since, many of them collectible in their own right, but of course a premium attaches to first editions, both British and U.S. Jacketed copies of the U.S. first edition are scarce. Even decent unjacketed copies are unusual. The red-orange cloth binding proved highly susceptible to fading and soiling and the fragile dust jacket proved highly vulnerable to wear and severe fading of the orange color, particularly on the jacket spine. This first printing copy (confirmed by the Scribner's “A” on the copyright page) features a square and tight binding with sharp corners, bright gilt, only light wear to extremities and, most notably, a bright, unfaded spine with only trivial sunning to the spine ends corresponding to minor dust jacket losses. The contents are clean with no spotting and no previous ownership marks. Some residue and scarring on the front pastedown indicates removal of a bookplate and there is a two-inch cosmetic split to the paper at the inner front hinge that affects neither the mull beneath nor overall binding integrity. The first printing dust jacket has a neatly price-clipped front flap, loss to the spine ends to a maximum depth of .375 inch, and a 1.5 x .5 triangular loss at the upper front face. The spine ends and upper front face loss are reinforced on the jacket verso. As with most surviving jacketed copies, the spine is significantly faded, though the title, author, and publisher print remains clear. The dust jacket is protected beneath a removable, archival quality clear cover. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A91.2.a, Woods/ICS A37(b.1), Langworth p. 134.

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        ANDRE HERVIAULT 1930 CONGO GABON CAMEROUN TOGO 39 PLANCHES

      - ANDRE HERVIAULT 1930 CONGO GABON CAMEROUN TOGO 39 PLANCHES

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        Edith Mary Lawrence (1890-1973) - Signed 1930 Watercolour, The Mill, Langholm

      1930 - Watercolour 49.7 x 35.1cm (19.6" x 13.8")Sheet: 56 x 38cm (22" x 15") Edith Mary Lawrence (1890-1973) - Signed Original 1930 Watercolour. A fine modernist picture by the listed artist Edith Mary Lawrence. Signed in pencil to lower and the location is inscribed on the reverse. Signed. On wove. Condition is typical for a picture of this age including some mild discolouration and pin holes to margins.Provenance: From the Estate of Edith Lawrence Born in Surrey in 1890. Lawrence was a painter, designer, printmaker and teacher. She attended the Slade School of Art from 1910-14, where she was a prizewinning student. She went on the spend a period of time in St. Ives and returned to the Slade in 1916 where she studied under the Canadian born artist Percyval Tudor Hart and also began exhibiting at the Royal Academy and New English Art Club. In 1917 she took up a teaching position at Runston Hill School and in 1920 she met Claude Flight, the founder of the Grosvenor School of Modern Art. In 1925 she moved into Claude Flight's studio and the two shared an exhibition of textiles and linocuts at the Redfern Gallery in 1926. In 1927 they set up an interior decorating business trying out different methods of linocut, wallpaper, wall hangings and textiles. Edith spent many summers with Claude at his Neolithic chalk cave in the banks of the Seine at Chantemesle, that he had purchased for 300 francs after his time in France during WW1. Here he taught the art of the linocut at informal summer schools. During WWII Claude and Edith lived in London working from their studio off Baker Street. Later fleeing from the blitz they moved to a cottage in Donhead St Andrew. She spent much of her later life at Worth Matravers, the surrounding area becoming a source of inspiration for many of her paintings. In 1973, the year of her death Edith held a solo exhibition at the University of Hull, which was later followed by a memorial exhibition in the same year at the Parkin Gallery dedicated to both Edith and Claude. Framed: No

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