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      New York: Random House, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Very clean, largely unopened copy; browning to pastedowns and endpapers, as often the case, here more to the rear. Spine label with some rubbing and light chipping, also as almost always the case with this title. Very Good or better, as issued without dustwrapper or slipcase. Linen cloth with beveled edges and a brown leather spine label. Crane A14. Winner of a Pulitzer Prize. Copy #769 of 1000 beautifully printed by Joseph Blumenthal at the Spiral Press and SIGNED by Frost on the half-title page.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Untitled [Woman with a blue cockatiel]

      Circa 1930. Watercolour and ink on paper, signed at lower right 'Phil McLachlan', 200 x 180 mm (exposed image), glued at edges to old mount, scattered foxing to the image and board mount. A wonderful image of opulence, with a dash of decadence. Phyllis (Phil) McLachlan was a talented Sydney artist of the 1920s and 30s who studied with Thea Proctor at the Julian Ashton School. She is best known for her cover designs for The Home and Triad magazines, to which the present work is possibly related. She exhibited at the Society of Women Painters in 1924, and in 1930 married noted naval officer and diplomat John Collins. McLachlan's work is rare in the market or in public collections, however, an archive of her naval costume drawings is held by the Mitchell Library.

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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        German Seder Plate

      Karlsbad Circa 1930 German Seder plate by Paul Kuchler, Karlsbad. Gold lettering and design, individual cavities for placing egg, charoseth, etc approx 26 cm diameter

      [Bookseller: Fishburn Books]
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        A Critical and Historical Corpus of Florentine Painting, Section 3 The Fourteenth Century (7 volumes in 8 books + Vol. 9)

      New York: College of Fine Arts, New York University. All volumes: beige, coarse woven cloth; gilt lettering to spine. Various paginations, all illustrated. Approximately 75 pounds shipping weight for this set, so will require extra postage. A monumental set of 8 books (7 volumes, published between 1930 and 1958) along with the Supplement of "The Fourteenth Century: The Painters of the Miniaturist Tendancy" published in 1984 and authored by Miklos Boskovits. This set LACKS VOLUMES 6+7+8. VG, art school ex-library set with few signs of use. Markings on spine and text block edges, pockets and bar codes at rear. Great shelf appeal.

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc.]
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        VERGETEN TE WORDEN - UN DES 100 EXEMPLAIRES DE LUXE sur papier toilé.

      - Bruxelles, 1930. Ed. Hermes. Un volume au format 250X306mm. Chemise contenant 15 planches. Edition originale, UN DES 100 EXEMPLAIRES DE LUXE sur papier toilé. Texte orné de 10 LINOGRAVURES de l'auteur, "brebis galeuse" du surréalisme bruxellois. Chemise insolée, restaurée par un doublage. Voir photos. (Belgium avant garde, surréalisme belge). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Le Grand Verre]
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        Estudo de um plano de avenidas para a cidade de São Paulo.

      Companhia Melhoramento de Sao Paulo 1930 - Prestes Maia, Francisco. Estudo de um plano de avenidas para a cidade de São Paulo. São Paulo, Companhia Melhoramento de São Paulo, 1930. Author's signed presentation copy of his award-winning first study for the re-planning of São Paulo on modern lines. The ambitious project involved relief for the congested central areas by opening a broad circular avenue completed with squares and viaducts, the introduction of wide arterial avenues for fast-moving traffic with overhead crossings, systematic widening and lengthening of existing avenues, squares, and gardens, the canalisation of the Tiete River, new bridges, viaducts and tunnels, and the building of a municipal stadium and public library. It was realized under the author's supervision over a decade starting in 1938. Prestes Maia (1896-1965), renowned Brazilian urbanist, was architectural engineer to the municipality at the time of publication. He won a prize for it in July 1938 at the 4th Pan American Congress of Architecture at Rio de Janeiro. Attached to the front flyleaf is a typed postcard by the author presenting his work to his equally celebrated Argentine counterpart, the urbanist Carlos Maria Della Paolera (1890-1960), dated 5th October 1938, with the comment that it had been requested through Lincoln Continentino, urbanist at Belo Horizonte. Prestes Maia wrote 4 influential works for the improvement of Brazilian cities. He was elected mayor of São Paulo in 1938, and re-elected in 1942 and in 1961. The editors are Dr.J.Pires do Rio who commissioned the study, and the engineer Arthur Saboya, director of public works, who wrote the preface. The publication was lavishly produced on art paper. A stain in blank margin of first 3 leaves, otherwise a good copy from the library of Carlos Maria Della Paolera with his signature in top blank margin of half title. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hünersdorff Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        Manosque des-plateaux (Portrait de la France)

      1930 - 112 pp. Paris, Émile-Paul, 1930, in-8, 112 pp, broché, couverture illustrée imprimée en rouge et noir, Bel envoi de l'auteur à Marie et Maxime Girieud, "avec l'amitié". Exemplaire sur Hollande, non justifié, comprenant un double état de frontispice de Lucien Jacques. Exemplaire partiellement débroché. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        The Savoy Cocktail Book - Being in the main a complete compendium of the Cocktails, Rickeys, Daisies, Slings, Shrubs, Smashes, Fizzes, Juleps, Cobblers, Fixes and other Drinks. known and vastly appreciated in this year of grace 1930...

      Constable, London., 1930. Early (second?) printing in same year as first - no ''3'' at bottom of half-title and no errata slip. Octavo. 287 pages. Colour illustrations and decorations by Gilbert Rumbold. Art deco cloth-backed boards decorated in green, grey and black, as well as gilt foil. The design of this classic work was intended to complement the art deco of the American Bar at the Savoy. The author, the most famous cocktail barman of the twenties and thirties, was an American who had come to London in 1920 to escape from Prohibition.On the front free endpaper is the label of Meritzo Wine Company (which was dissolved in 1949). Covers slightly rubbed. Very good indeed. No dustwrapper.

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis bookseller]
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        Wrigley's British Columbia Directory 1930 - Volume 40

      Wrigley Directories Limited, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 1930 - 2218 pages. An incredible snapshot of British Columbia in the year 1930. "Embracing an alphabetically arranged list of cities, towns, post offices and railway stations in British Columbia, with a description of each; an alphabetically arranged list of business houses, private citizens, civic, provincial and dominion governments, churches, public and private schools, secret and benevolent organizations, associations, etc., also an avenue and street guide and directory of householders for Vancouver and Victoria, also a buyer's guide and a complete classified business directory of British Columbia." - from title page. Above-average external wear. Front hinge mostly open. Binding intact. A worthy copy of this wonderfully nostalgic compilation. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: RareNonFiction, IOBA]
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        The Whole Works of Homer; Prince of Poetts, in his Iliads, and Odysses. Translated accordinge to the Greeke by George Chapman.

      Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press for Basil Blackwell, Oxford., 1930. First edition thus. Quarto. Five volumes: pp xl, 262; [vi], 289; xvi, 325; [vi], 306; xvi, 199. Printed from the text prepared by A.S. Mott. Illustrated with woodcuts by John Farleigh. Original half red morocco with canvas sides.One of 450 numbered sets.A bit of rubbing to the covers. A very good set.

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis bookseller]
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      New York:: Jonathan Cape / Harrison Smith,. (1930).. First U.S. edition, published March, 1930 (the UK was published January). Originally titled "Bright Young Things," a tabloid nickname for the hard-partying young aristocrats and socialites of 1920s London whom Waugh satirizes herein. Green cloth-backed, decorated yellow paper boards; spine stamped in yellow; top edge stained black. Fading to cloth at ends of spine and a spot near the center, otherwise very good with paper-covering still bright and black top-edge color still strong. The dust jacket has professional repair to spine ends and corners, is discolored at spine, and shows light glass-ring spots on rear panel. A scarce book in jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        Vile Bodies

      New York: Jonathan Cape,, 1930. Octavo. Original green cloth-backed yellow patterned boards, titles to spine in yellow, top edge blue, fore edge untrimmed, yellow patterned endpapers. With the dust jacket. Small annotation inked to front pastedown. Spine rolled and lightly faded, slight chipping and a little fraying to spine ends, slight wear to extremities; a very good copy in the jacket with short closed tears to extremities, creasing, tape repairs to verso. First US edition, first printing, published in the same year in the UK. This is Waugh's second novel, the US edition of which is significantly less common than the UK edition, with only three copies traced at auction.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Birgit Gerl]
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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. Versand D: 12,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerl]
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        Kiki's Memoirs.

      Edward W. Titus, at the Sign of the Black Manikin Press, Paris., 1930. First edition. Translated by Samuel Putnam. Royal octavo. 186 pages. Wrappers. 1000 copies printed by Darantière, Dijon. Publisher's note. "A Note on Kiki, St. Theresa and the Vulgate" by the translator. 20 full-page black and white reproductions of paintings by the author; 4 black-and-white photographs of the author by Man Ray; 1 black-and-white photograph (of her grannie) by the author; other black-and-white photographs; full-page black-and-white portraits of the author by Foujita, Kisling, Per Krohg, Hermine David, Mayo and Tono Salazar. Contains chapters on Man Ray, Kisling and Foujita. Fine in the original (torn and defective) tissue wrapping and red wraparound band within the original card slipcase which is marked and dusty.

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis bookseller]
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        Alice in Wonderland

      The Black Sun Press, Paris., 1930. First edition thus. Oblong quarto. pp [iv], 144. Illustrated with six colour lithograph plates by Marie Laurençin. Card wrappers.Out of a total edition of 790 copies, this is copy ''A'' of the twenty on Van Gelder paper in the European issue, these twenty having the supplementary suite of the six illustrations in sanguine, each one signed by the artist. Also signed by her on the limitation page.Fine in original glassine and in very good, rubbed card chemise and slipcase, the latter starting to split at edges.

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis bookseller]
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        The Wilderness of Denali: Explorations of a Hunter-Naturalist in Northern Alaska With an introduction by C Hart Merriam

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930. First edition. Large 8vo. xxv, 412 pp. Illustrated from photographs, plates, portrait frontispiece, large folding map. Heller 359: "Hunting Dall sheep, grizzly, caribou, moose, etc., in the Mt. McKinley region, with a large amount of sheep hunting since it was the author's purpose to study the white or Dall sheep." Biscotti, p. 399: "Important and much collected big game title." With defect noted, this is otherwise a fine, bright copy. Original gilt-stamped decorated green cloth (some discoloration along bottom edge), portions of the original dust jacket laid in. (7345).

      [Bookseller: Bartlebys Books]
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        Typoskript "Genie und Gesundheit" (1930)

      6 Seiten Typoskript 6-seitiges Typoskript mit kleinen handschriftlichen Korrekturen im Text, eigenhändig bezeichnet und mit Quellenangabe zum Erstdruck versehen (Der Querschnitt 1930).- Format Din A5 auf Briefformat geknickt, Kanten gering bestossen.- Der Text ist in den Sämtlichen Werken Band III (Prosa 1) S. 253-258 abgedruckt /// Standort Wimregal kxx m/'

      [Bookseller: Wimbauer Buchversand]
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        The Collected Sonnets

      Joh. Enschede for Halcyon Press / A.A.M. Stols, Maastricht, Brussels and London 1930 - One of 16 extra-illustrated copies (16 full-page illustrations, the regular edition has 11) on pearl-white imperial Japanese vellum w. 3 extra suites of the portrait and the plates: one on pearl-white imperial Japanese vellum, one on Japanese vellum, and one on Dutch Pannekoek paper with the watermark "The Halcyon Press A.A.M. Stols Maastricht". Wright has signed every extra image in full (48 total). Beautifully bound (original binding) by Louis Malcorps (signed) in cherry Niger morocco. Wright's image of a female nude blocked in gold on the upper cover. Contents fine, binding near fine (tiny 1/16 inch nick in top gutter), spine just a touch lighter than the boards. A very beautiful binding. This copy comes with a small portfolio containing the original prospectus and 3 rejected proofs of the plates, signed and/or annotated in pencil by Buckland Wright. Note that the colophon calls for five rejects. These rejects are inferior strikes on inferior paper of the final-state plates, not variant images, so not very interesting either way. The entire production is housed in a custom morocco-edged slipcase with only minor shelfwear. The pearl-white Japanese vellum plates are incredibly vivid, the best strikes of any John Buckland Wright images that I have seen. Reid A1(b). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Blue Sky Rare Books]
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        Scrapbook]: Pittsburgh Area Families 1908-1930

      Pennsylvania 1930 - Quarto. Measuring 10" x 12". Green pebbled cloth with leather corners and spine with "Scrapbook" stamped in gilt on the spine. A collection of 243 sepia toned or black and white photographs measuring 2.5" x 3.5" to 3.5" x 5.5" affixed to white pages with captions, as well as related ephemera. Very good minus album with removed photos, cracked spine, and worn edges with near fine photographs. A photo scrapbook beginning around 1908 from the Pittsburgh area of Pennsylvania centering on the families of H. Leibold and Wilbur K. Steele. Included are group photos and scenes of upper middle class life in Pennsylvania. They include posing around new cars, attending an automobile party in 1917, photos with their horse "Dave," and on vacations to Gettsyburg, Texas, Niagara Falls, and Georgian Bay in Ontario. Another vacation page shows a group of passengers, including the Steele family, on a steamship to Cuba in 1916. The two families were part of the Pittsburgh Field Club which boasted a golf course designed in 1914 by Alexander H. Findlay and which hosted the PGA Championship in 1937. Photos of the group can be seen here lounging on the green and posing with golf clubs captioned, "W.K. Steele and party," as well as solo pictures of Leibold golfing. Steele is also pictured at rail stations with overturned train cars. A fishing trip in Georgian Bay shows Mr. and Mrs. Steele with friends in rowboats, the ladies watching from the pier, and the men posing with their catch. Also included from the trip is a tin type depicting a fairly large group of men posing. Interspersed throughout the album are newspaper clippings from the area, a Red Cross membership card, and a few letters. Five pages at the end of the album are dedicated to clippings of Charles Lindbergh. An extensive album depicting the life of well-to-do Pennsylvanians over the course of two decades. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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      The Hours Press, Paris., 1930. First edition. Octavo. pp 4, [2] Notes. Stapled wrappers. Out of a total edition of 300, this is one of 200 unsigned. The author's first separately published work - he had earlier contributed to Our Exagmination Round His Factification for Incamination of ''Work in Progress''. Ninety-eight line poem, followed by two pages of notes.The question mark after ''Who's'' on page 2, line 8, has been erased by a previous owner. This question mark denotes the first state of the book. It was subsequently dropped, though the sheets were bound up indiscriminately and first or second states can have any number from 1 to 300.Staples rusting. Cover edges slightly creased and rubbed. Very good. The rear half of the wraparound band is missing, but this doesn't affect the announcement printed on the front that this work ''was awarded the £10 prize for the best poem on Time in a competition judged by Richard Aldington and Nancy Cunard''.

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis bookseller]
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        Photo album]: Young Woman's College Album from 1924 to 1930 in Ypsilanti, Michigan Featuring a Photograph of Mary Pickford

      Ypsilanti, Michigan / Virginia / California 1930 - Oblong octavo measuring 8" x 6". 59pp. String-tied black leather over stiff paper boards. Contains 218 gelatin silver black and white or sepia toned photographs measuring between 2.5" x 1.5" and 4.5" x 2.75" with captions, with additional ephemera from 1924 to 1930. Tears and chips with some pages detached but present thus very good with near fine photographs with tiny tears and creases. The photo album contains a plethora of photographs featuring Esther Davis and her adventures. Most pictures are of the three Davis daughters; Alice, Rachel, and Esther either posed or candid shots with their friends taken at Michigan State Normal College in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Esther Davis is seen dancing and smiling with all her glee club members, standing outside wearing fancy clothing or costumes, and graduating high school and college. Esther Davis lived in the Bessie Leach Priddy House, a sorority, at Michigan State Normal College. While most of the pictures are from Michigan, some are labeled from places in Virginia and California. Two of which feature photos of Mary Pickford on the set of *Little Annie Rooney* which was being filmed in West Hollywood, California. Pickford was 33 at the time of filming but played a spry and determined young Irish girl. The movie became one of the highest grossing films of 1925. Pickford is seen smiling with the cast in one photo and then posing in the other. Both photos are fine with "Mary Pickford in 'Annie Roonie," written on the bottom edge. An interesting collection of photographs from a young woman during 1924 to 1930 documenting her adventures with friends and family, completing her education, and her encounter with Mary Pickford. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Superb vintage photo signed and inscribed (Louis, 1900-1971, "Satchmo", American Jazz Trumpeter & Bandleader)

      1930 - "Best wishes from", showing him half length, holding his Selmer Trumpet on its case in front of him, wearing a white jacket and smiling broadly, 10" x 8", stamped on the back, Rockwell O'Keefe, Radio City and Hollywood, no date but circa [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Mond. Novelle. Mit Illustrationen des Verfassers.

      München, Zeltverlag . 1930 - Gr.-8° ( 24,7 : 17,4 cm). 73, [3] Seiten mit 27 ganzseitigen Illustrationen. Schwarzer Originalkalblederband mit vergoldetem Rückentitel im Originalschuber. Rücken minimal verfärbt. Nummer 16 von 50 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe auf »besserem Papier« und in Ganzleder (Gesamtauflage 350). – Die erste Buchveröffentlichung des Ehmcke-Kreises, dem Zusammenschluss ehemaliger Schüler von Fritz Helmut Ehmcke. Dieser war, nach seiner Tätigkeit an der Düsseldorfer Kunstgewerbeschule, seit 1913 Lehrer für Schrift- und Buchgewerbe an der Münchner Kunstgewerbeschule, wo er auch die Rupprecht-Presse gründete. 1924, nach Auflösung der Schule, wurde er an die Akademie der bildenden Künste berufen. 1938 wurde er als Halbjude allerdings wieder aus der Professur entlassen. Vitri7 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        Memoirs of an Infantry Officer - First Trade Edition SIGNED by the Author

      Faber, 1930. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by Faber in 1930. A very good+ book without inscriptions. A stain to the page edge. Some browning to the edges. SIGNED to the rear of the half-title without dedication by the author. In a very good unclipped wrapper with a little loss to the tail of the spine and to corners. Some light browning to the spine. Complete with promotional flyer. The limited signed edition is widespread, but this, the first trade edition is rare signed.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Ten Booklets from the Whitcombe's Story Books 'Kookaburra Series'; Phonic Stories for the Sixes

      Whitcombe and Tombs, circa 1920-1930. A rare collection of Australian early childhood readers written for children aged six. All are in the delicate original wrappers, being an excellent cache of early Australian ephemeral educational publishing. Titles are Ben Bunny's Holiday, Foolish Winkie, Picnic Fun, Six Little Bears, A Run for Mr Rat, An Imp at School, Shopping, What Am I, The Little Red Van and Ruff and Mr Rat. Ten staple bound pamphlets measuring 135 x185 mm, 8 pages each with colour illustration, bound in a vibrant array of illustrated covers depicting two laughing kookaburras, very fine copies.

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      NY: Metropolitan Books, (1930). First edition, first printing. Edges slightly dusty, else near fine in lightly edgeworn jacket with slight fading to spine portion. 312 pp., frontispiece by Paul F. Berdanier; small 8vo, blue cloth stamped in black. In Grosset and Dunlap pictorial dustjacket with artwork by Paul F. Berdanier. Jacket is likely from the 1931 Grosset reprint as the list of Burrough's books on jacket verso has nothing printed later than 1930. Heins TP 1 (book) and TP 2 (jacket).

      [Bookseller: Chanticleer Books]
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        Twelve original lithographic pictures of types and scenes of Jerusalem [WITH 12 ORIGINAL SIGNED LITHOGRAPHS]

      Graphica, Jerusalem 1930 - 1/100. Folio (17 x 12 1/4"). [2] 13 x 7 3/4" loose leaves (Title in English and Hebrew), [12] 16 x 11 1/2" loose leaves (Lithographs), as issued. Original 3/4 brown cloth over decorative paper covered portfolio with brown lettered title in English on front cover, and brown lettered title in Hebrew on back cover. String ties. Splendid Edition de Luxe art portfolio containing twelve original signed lithographs by Bezalel artist Abel Pann. The following twelve lithographs depict types and scenes of Jerusalem, which was then part of the British Mandate of Palestine:- 1) Marroccon (sic) Jew- 2) Yeminite (sic) Boy (duo-tone)- 3) A Young Ashkenazic Girl (duo-tone)- 4) A Cheder (Talmudic School) Boy- 5) Types of Ashkenazic Jews- 6) In the Suburbs of Jerrusalem (sic) (duo-tone)- 7) A Young "Scholar" (duo-tone)- 8) The Camel- 9) An Old Effendi (duo-tone)- 10) A Sephardic Rabbi- 11) Boy (duo-tone)- 12) Good temperedEach lithograph is hand-signed and numbered at lower right margin. Only two plates are not numbered (Nos. 5 and 12), but, like the other plates, they are signed.One of 100 signed copies constituting the Edition de Luxe, of which this is No. 100.This art portfolio is rare as OCLC only records two libraries worldwide owning it (University of Pennsylvania, and University of Utah). It is interesting to note that none mentions the publisher (Graphica), thus indicating that, unlike ours, their copies don't have the title leaves where the publisher is indicated. Portfolio with some age-toning and sporadic rubbing along edges. Inside of back cover partly rippled. The title leaf in English is partly creased along fore-edge. Lithograph No. 4 is slightly foxed and creased at upper left corner (not affecting image). Titles in English and Hebrew. Portfolio in overall good- to good, interior in good+ to very good, original lithographs in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      1930 - [PREWAR ADVERTISING] Nakagawa Iwao, designer. GANGU BUNBOGU UNDOGUTEN KOKOKU ZUANSHU. Seibundo, Tokyo, Showa 5 [1930]. 29.9 X 22.1 cm. From an important series of design portfolios produced by Seibundo. This one is dedicated to shops handling toys, sporting goods and stationery. It consists of 50 pages of plates in both color and monochrome. With a printed statement by the designer. There is some edgewear, about very good overall.

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      ADRIEN AUGUSTE LEDUC 1930 - 22 ETUDES PREPARATOIRES ART DECO REPRESENTANT DIVERSES REGIONS dont la BRETAGNE, LE PAYS BASQUE, la CAMARGUE, BERRY, ALSACE, contrecollés sur 10 feuillets 21/29.7cm. - 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 : [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Swimming the American Crawl

      Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston 1930 - First edition. Fine in a very good or better dustwrapper with a few tiny nicks and tears, internally tape repaired. A very nice copy of this book by the Olympic champion, which has become very uncommon in jacket. The following year author Cyril Hume, then working on the script for a new film adaptation of *Tarzan the Ape Man*, spotted the athlete and BVD model in his hotel swimming pool and a screen legend was born. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Heroes & Kings

      London: Sylvan Press, 1930. Limited edition. Very good. With Wood Engravings by Norman Janes.. Folio. Unpaginated. Finely printed on Barcham Green hand-made paper. Bound in coarsely woven red cloth blocked in gilt with a design by the illustrator on both the upper an lower boards. Top edge gilt. Contains twelve of William's poems followed by all seven of his Arthurian poetry: Tristam's Song to Iseult; Palomides' Song of Iseult; Lamoracke's Song to Blanchefleur; A Song of Palomides; Taliessin's Song of a Princess of Bysantion; The Song of the Riding of Galahad. One of 250 copies from a total edition of 300, signed by both Williams and Janes. This is copy No. 93. Light soil else a very good copy. Surprisingly scarce.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        Constantinople - Istamboul.


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        Catalogue général. Instrument de précision et de dessin. Fournitures de dessin et de bureau. Libriairie technique

      Paris, [circa 1930], in-8, 3 fascicules en 1 ouvrages de (2), fontiscpice en couleur sur double page, 176 et (2) pages, demi-chagrin vert de l'éditeur, Catalogue général illustré, avec prix, représentant des centaines d'instruments scientifiques. Aux feuillets 69-70, 107-108 et 117-118 les pages furent anciennement partiellement découpées.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Costume Designs for a production of Cinderella in 17th Century Garb Original drawings

      London: Circa 1930s. Original pencil drawings. 21 drawings. A few titled. 28 x 22 cm. Initialed in pencil and ink. Estate nos. 3.14065 to 3.14085 During the early-mid 1930's, the artist lived in London. He was first a student at the Westminster School of Art and then received a scholarship to the Royal College of Art between 1931 and 1934. He worked for the British sculptor Henry Moore for a short time and also taught at the Luton Technical Institution. In 1936 he won a British Prix de Rome prize which included a residency in Rome until 1938. Provenance: Estate of the artist. Garth William, "American Illustrator: A Life" by E. & J. Wallace, pp. 16-18.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Capri. Visioni Architettoniche. Introduzione di L. Prapagliolo ed uno studio di Edwin Cerio

      Rom, Biblioteca D’Arte, 1930 - 87 S., 1 Bl, mit 36 (4 farbigen und montierten) Tafeln, einer farbigen Karte und 48 Textabbildungen BR4F1 Eine Rechnung mit ausgewiesener Mehrwertsteuer liegt Ihrer Bestellung bei. Sprache: Italienisch Gewicht in Gramm: 3100 41 x 30 cm. Original-Halbpergamentband mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel, etwas angestaubt, Vor- und Nachsatz fleckig, mit ergänzter Fehlstelle im Deckelbezug, innen aber in gutem Zustand Eins von 650 nummerierten und von Giovanni Battista Ceas im Druckvermerk signierten Exemplaren.

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        Corot peintre de figures

      Paris: MM. Bernheim-Jeune, 1930. First edition. Folio (14 3/4 x 11 1/2"). 69, [3]pp (Text), [272]pp (Plates and Index). Contemporary full burgundy cloth, with gold lettering to spine. Original wrappers bound in. Front cover in red and black lettering. Tipped in color frontispiece. Bernheim de Villers' "Corot peintre de figures" presents hundreds of portraits and depictions of human figures by French painter Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot (1796-1875).Minor shelf wear. Text in French. Binding and interior in overall very good condition.

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        Bunny and Brownie. The Adventures of George and Wiggle

      London: A. & C Black, 1930. Although enthusiastically received on its release, this was to be the last of Outhwaite's major illustrated books: the onset of the Depression meant that few people could afford these luxurious books. Muir, 5605. First edition, quarto, original decorative boards with blue cloth spine, illustrated with colour plates throughout. Some light foxing, but a very good copy.

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        Bunny & Brownie: the adventures of George & Wiggle

      First Edition, A. & C. Black, London, 1930. 8 colour plates, 8 black & white plates, end-paper illustrations and 23 illustrations in the text by the author; Hardback: quarter blue cloth decorated in gilt on patterned boards, illustrated paper label to top board, quarto; Boards a little bowed, corners rubbed, binding slightly pulling at foot, previous owner's contemporary inscription to front free end-paper, small scribble on frontispiece, 1 black & white plate torn at foot (no loss).

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      Doubleday, Doran, New York 1930 - First edition. Bookplate on the front pastedown else fine in near fine, first issue dustwrapper that is nominally faded and with a small nick at one corner of the crown. A classic of American historical fiction. The first issue jacket, designed by Stafford Good, is rare. Apparently Roberts complained so bitterly to his publisher about this art that Doubleday had to commission a new jacket, illustrated by N.C. Wyeth. Copies with the first issue jacket are rarely seen -- the Kenneth Roberts Centennial Commission, in 1985, located only two surviving examples of the jacket. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Cocktail Key.

      Herbert Jenkins Ltd. - Small hardcover (13x9cm) in original cloth covered boards, some very minor shelfwear but otherwise in Fine condition. Contents is a single folded sheet containing recipes for 26 classic cocktails c.1930. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Storia di Biassono]. Blasionum. Notizie storico-amministrative del Comune di Biassono.

      1930. Libro manoscritto in-4° (cm. 30,5), legatura coeva in m. tela con punte, piatti in carta decorativa, titolo ms. al dorso; pp. [2] 410 in ottimo stato, con molte tavole illustrative f.t. disegnate dall'autore (stemmi, vedute, mappe, figure archeologiche, chiese, ecc.). Prima compiuta storia di Biassono, ricchissimo volume compilato dal segretario comunale Romanò (1876-1936), frutto di anni di studio. Si tratta della terza minuta (la seconda datata 1929 è posseduta dalla città come lascito del suo segretario) di una fatica storiografica mai pubblicata, una narrazione tout court che va dalle palafitte dei laghi briantei all'autodromo monzese. Questa trascrizione dello stesso autore è ampliata nelle «notizie preistoriche» e antiche, e riassunta invece in quelle contemporanee [p.9]. Il libro sviluppa con ampie ed estenuanti ricerche d'archivio il primo abbozzo di storia biassonese di Giovanni Biella (1899), consultato dall'autore nell'archivio parrocchiale [p.7]. Ottimo stato di conservazione.

      [Bookseller: Gabriele Maspero Libri Antichi]
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        Hirosaki Castle in Moonlight


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        Notes on Tulip Species.

      1930. 1930 - Folio (12 x 16in., 300 x 400mm) original cloth, t.e.g., others uncut, d.w. 54 coloured plates, printed on dull, slightly textured paper after paintings by E.Katherine Dykes, the author's wife, each showing one or two tulips with leaves. A Very Nice Copy of the 1st Edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Nicholas Goodyer ABA ILAB]
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        The Edwardians.

      London: The Hogarth Press, 1930 - Octavo. Original japon-backed red cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Tips lightly bumped; an excellent copy. Signed limited edition, number 18 of 125 copies signed by the author. This novel "celebrated the lavish style of country house life that she had observed in her parents' heyday at Knole" (ODNB). Cross & Ravenscroft-Hulme, A20(b). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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