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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.

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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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        Arundel

      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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        Heroes & Kings

      London: Sylvan Press, 1930. 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. Very good.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
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        Street Haunting.

      San Francisco: The Westgate Press (printed at The Grabhorn Press),, 1930. Octavo. Original green quarter morocco, title to spine gilt, green paper-covered sides patterned in blue and gold. Housed in the green card slipcase, as issued. Spine faded to brown; an excellent copy. First and signed limited edition, number 420 of 500 copies signed by Woolf, in her usual purple ink. This copy is bound in the scarcer variant binding of green morocco and green boards, as noted by David Magee in Kirkpatrick: "the majority of the edition was bound in blue ... It has been my experience that ... the ratio is 10-1 in favour of blue". The essay was not published separately in the UK.

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        Ash Wednesday.

      New York: The Foundation Press Inc.; Faber & Faber Ltd., London, 1930 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, titles to front board within quatrefoil gilt, top edge gilt, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Contemporary gift and ownership inscription to front free endpaper. Spine and edges browned, foot of rear inner hinge just starting, light offsetting to endpapers; an excellent copy. First edition, signed limited issue, number 259 of 600 copies signed by the author. Of these, 200 were offered for sale in the United Kingdom and the remainder exported to the United States. The UK trade issue appeared five days later in a run of 2,000 copies on 29 April, and the same number of copies were printed for the US trade issue in September. Gallup A15a.

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        上海大観.[Japanese Photographic Album of Shanghai - Shanghai Panorama].

      [Shanghai?]. No publication details. (circa1930). Folding panorama of the Bund and 29 leaves of monochrome photographic plates with English captions on tissue guards, titled in Chinese characters upper cover, silvered pictorial image of the Bund with Chinese craft in the foreground upper cover. Two hole stab binding with a cord tie. Occasional light foxing somewhat heavier on endpapers. Boards a little worn particularly at corners but overall very good, first tissue guard creased. 18.5 x 28.2cm. Very good. All captions are in English with the exception of the Shanghai panorama which is captioned in Japanese. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 158425).

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        Cinq études d'architecture pour les "bars automatiques Presto" à Paris (14 bd des Italiens et Place de la Bourse), 1930

      Paris 1930 - 5 dessins originaux signés : 1) extérieur du bar automatique Presto 14 bd des Italiens, encre de Chine et aquarelle signée sur calque monté sur carton (image : 42,5 x 28,5 cm, carton : 65 x 49 cm), 2) étude pour l'extérieur pour un bar Presto (non retenu ?), encre de Chine et crayons gras signé et daté (1930) sur calque monté sur carton (image : 62,5 x 43 cm, carton : 63 x 58 cm), 3) projet d'intérieur, encre de Chine, aquarelle et crayon gras signée sur calque monté sur carton (image : 46,5 x 33 cm, carton : 64,5 x 50 cm), 4) projet d'intérieur, encre de Chine et crayons gras signé et daté sur calque monté sur carton (image : 62 x 30,5 cm, carton : 62 x 47,5 cm), 5) projet d'intérieur, encre de Chine, aquarelle et crayon gras signée sur calque monté sur carton (image : 19 x 17,5 cm, carton : 30,5 x 23 cm). Deux des cartons portent en outre le cachet de l'architecte. La façade du 14 bd des Italiens fut réalisée quasiment à l'identique. D'après les documents que nous avons pu voir, le mobilier et certains aménagements intérieurs figurant dans les études sont identiques ou proches de ce qui a été finalement réalisé. Né à Vienne en 1897 l'architecte Otto Bauer s'est installé à Paris en 1926. Il y réalisa les bureaux du quotidien "Le Journal", ainsi que ces deux "bars automatiques" de la chaine "Presto", l'un 14 bd des Italiens (actuellement occupé par la BNP), l'autre à l'angle de la place de la Bourse, de la rue Vivienne et de la rue des Filles-Saint-Thomas, à l'emplacement de l'actuel immeuble de l'Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF). Il réalisa également une résidence à Garches (où s'installera plus tard le chanteur Guy Béart) et dessina aussi intérieurs et mobilier. Saisissants dessins d'architecture art-déco. Salissures et petits accidents aux cartons, les études elles-mêmes en bel état, sauf la plus petite d'entre elles, avec une trace de pliure longitudinale. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        Amerika.

      Wien I. Verlag Anton Schroll & Co., 1930. mit 260 Abbildungen nach Fotos, 4°. 28,9 x 22,7 cm. 163 Seiten, Broschur bzw. Taschenbuch, mit Schutzumschlag, Herausgegeben von Joseph Gantner, Neues Bauen in der Welt - Einzeldarstellungen, 2, In gutem Zustand. die Broschur zu zwei Dritteln ohne Einbandrücken und entsprechendem Schutzumschlag am Rücken, der Schutzumschlag berieben und mit Randanrissen und Randfehlstellen, der Buchblock fest und sauber, die Broschur innen tadellos. Versand D: 2,95 EUR Kunst & Kultur, Nordamerika, Architektur, Baukunst, Sammlerexemplare, Verlagsreihen

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        Bauhausbauten Dessau.

      München / Albert Langen Verlag 1930 - 8°. Bauhausbücher. Schriftleitung: Walter Gropius, L. Moholy-Nagy - Bd. 12. 209 S. OBrosch. mit OSU. Mit zahlr. Abbildungen. Pergamin-Umschlag mit relativ unauffälligem Einriss (geklebt), vereinzelt minimal gerändert; sonst sehr guter Zustand! 2200 Gramm. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Eugen Küpper]
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        Confessions of Zeno

      Alfred A. Knopf. First American edition, New York 1930 - First published by the author in 1923, this English translation by Beryl De Zoete seven years later, a second translation by William Weaver seventy years after that; and whose narrator – the charming, neurotic, prescient and faithfully unreliable Zeno Cosini – continues to gather admirers. Fine in dustwrapper with some professional repair along the top edge of the front panel [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Gun Room Guide

      London / Boston: Eyre and Spottiswoode / Houghton Mifflin Company, 1930. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition, 1930--number 9A of 225 numbered and signed copies. Quarto, vellum-backed cloth boards with gilt title on spine, 183 pp., illustrated, clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy. SIGNED by Pollard.  Our copy is housed in protective mylar.

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        THE CELEBRATED ROMANCE OF THE STEALING OF THE MARE

      Near Newtown, Wales: The Gregynog Press, 1930. Floral paper-covered boards in green, orange, black, white. Spine lightly scuffed, lettered in gilt. Translated from the original Arabic by Lady Anne Blunt and done into verse by Wilfrid Scawen Blunt. Lovely typography, wide margins, floriated first letters. Printed by R.A. Maynard. Decorations hand-coloured at Gregynog. Edition limited to 275 copies, this being #133. 73pp. See Harrop 16.. Limited Edition. 1/4 Tan Morocco Over Boards. Gentle Edge and Corner Wear/No Jacket. Large Quarto.

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        The Bookplate in Australia. Its Inspiration and Development

      Tyrrell's Galleries, Sydney 1930 - Octavo, 30 pages with 10 tipped-in bookplates. Quarter cloth and papered boards, with the printed paper label on the front cover; all edges uncut; a fine copy with the original textured glassine dustwrapper (now with minor restoration). The colophon, signed by Barnett, states that the book is 'Reprinted from the 1929 Year Book of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers'. In fact, the original printing was unillustrated. In the Book Collectors' Society of Australia 2009 publication on Barnett, the bibliography by Mark Ferson lists this item as Barnett's first separate publication on the bookplate. However, Ferson does not record a separately-paginated reprint of the ASBCD article, an inscribed and signed copy of which we have handled, which presumably predates this Tyrrell edition. Ferson notes a signed and numbered edition limited to 50 copies, as well as this unlimited edition, but does not record that there are two issues of the latter. The superior form is as described here; the standard form is in wrappers, unsigned. This copy comes from the collection of Edward Edgar Pescott (1872-1954), horticulturalist, naturalist, author and book-collector; his wattle-design bookplate is tipped in on the half-title. The page facing it is inscribed [by R.H. Croll] to 'E.E. Pescott with the good wishes of the friends gathered to wish him and Mrs Pescott bon voyage. Melbourne 9th March 1939'. The bookplate of the Field Naturalists Club of Victoria is tipped in on the same page. Tipped in on the front flyleaf is the 'Mutual Store' menu for the farewell dinner, signed by 17 guests, including Pescott, Croll, Charles Barrett, Crosbie Morrison, and Charles French. An autograph letter signed by Barnett, relating to the occasion, is also tipped in. Please use the 'Ask Bookseller a Question' link below to confirm availability and postage charges. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Ein Führer durch das österreichische Kunstgewerbe - Les Arts Decoratifs Autrichiens - Austrian Applied Arts. Mit Geleitworten von Michael Hainisch, Alfred Roller und Josef Hoffmann.

      Leipzig, Wien u. Troppau, Heinz & Comp. 1930. - Erste Ausgabe. - Gutes Exemplar des gesuchten Standardwerks auf Schmutztitel v. Rochowanski eigenhändig signiert (dat. Wien 1930). - Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen des Wiener Kunstgewerbes u. a. von Otto Exinger, Oswald Haerdtl, Dagobert Peche, Michael Powolny, Hertha Zuckermann, Rudolf Larisch, Franz Ofner, Otto Prutscher, My Ullmann, Berthold Löffler, Anton Hanak, Marcel Ronay, Oskar Strnad, Vally Wieselthier, Hertha Bucher, Franz Iskra, Walter Bosse, Gudrun Baudisch, Louise Spannring, Susi Singer, Emmy Zweybrück, Poldi Wojtek, Joseph Binder, Lotte Hahn, Maria Likarz, Olga-Maria Rubin, Hugo Gorge, Anton Faistauer, Franz Zülow. Kl.-8°. 359 S., 21 S. (Anzeigen). Mit zehn farbigen Tafeln. Flexibler OLeinenbd. m. goldgepr. Titel auf Rü. u. Vorderdeckel (Einbandentwurf v. Josef Hoffmann). An den Kapitalen rissig, Goldauflage am Rü. stellenw. abgelöst, im Text schönes u. sauberes Ex. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        L'Immaculée Conception

      Paris, Editions surréalistes, chez José Corti, 1930, in-4, [4]-124-[8] pp, broché, couverture rouge imprimée d'après un dessin de Salvador Dali, Édition originale. Un des 2000 exemplaires numérotés et imprimés sur papier impondérable des papeteries Sorel-Moussel. Illustration de la couverture par Salvador Dali. Recueil écrit à quatre mains. Rousseurs.

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        The Tale of Little Pig Robinson.

      1930 - London; Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd. 1930. Large square 8vo. Original light blue cloth pictorially stamped in maroon to upper cover and spine, with a small gilt vignette of Pig Robinson to upper board, pictorial endpapers, preserved in the pictorial dustwrapper with onlaid pictorial label to upper cover; pp. [iv], 5-96; 6 coloured plates and numerous line drawings, many full-page; a very clean and attractive copy with slight tanning to spine, protected by a pleasing, unclipped, dustwrapper (3/6) with splits, archival repairs, and some tanning and marking to spine, chipping to head (to a maximum depth of 10mm), and nicking to heel. First edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Physikalischen Prinzipien der Quantentheorie.

      

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        "A Machine-Oriented Logic Based on the Resolution Principle"

      First publication of the resolution principle, the standard of logical deduction in AI applications. The basic computational method in logic programming, the unification algorithm, was proposed by mathematician Jacques Herbrand in 1930, but its first practical use was not discovered until Robinson introduced it in this paper as the basic operation of his resolution principle. "Robinson described his resolution principle as 'machine-oriented' in that it was particularly suitable for proofs to be performed by computer, having only one rule of inference that could be applied many times. Robinson's resolution has since been used as the standard of logical deduction in AI applications" (Hook & Norman, Origins of Cyberspace 865). "Born in Halifax, England, and having served in the RAF, [Robinson] attended Cambridge University, where he read classics. He received his master's degree in philosophy from the University of Oregon and his doctorate in philosophy from Princeton University in 1956. His interests thereafter focused on computers and logic. In 1963, as a visitor from Rice University in Texas to the Argonne National Laboratories, he became interested in automated reasoning, and in 1963 invented Resolution and Unification. In 1967 he became the Distinguished University Professor at Syracuse University and later Visiting Professor at Edinburgh University in Scotland." (New York Times obituary). Bibliography: Hook & Norman, Origins of Cyberspace 865. [in] Journal of the Association for Computing Machinery, volume 12, number 1, pages 23-41. Baltimore, MD: The Association for Computing Machinery, 1965. Quarto. Original cream wrappers printed in black. Remnants of a mailing label to the upper wrapper. Just a little rubbed and creased. Excellent condition.

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        The Secret of the Old Clock

      The true first edition, first printing, of the first Nancy Drew book. Farah 1930A-1. Very good in original cloth. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        Turkey and Syria Reborn. A Record of two Years Travel.

      

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        THE PROTESTANT ETHIC AND THE SPIRIT OF CAPITALISM

      London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd.. Very Good+. 1930. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. xii, (4), 292 pages; Clean and tight in original black cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine; a couple tiny spots of fading at spine. A very nice example of the very scarce first edition in English of this major landmark in the history of economic thought. .

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        Fototek 1: L. Moholy-Nagy. 60 Fotos 60 photos 60 photographies

      Klinkhardt & Biermann, Berlin 1930 - First edition. Introduction by Franz Roh. Designed by Jan Tschichold. Text in German, English, and French. Thin quarto. Photographically illustrated wrappers. Slight erosion at the paper spine, slight soiling, else a near fine copy. The first study to concentrate on the important Bauhaus artist's photography. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Reichs Handbuch Der Deutschen Gesellschaft. 2 Volumes.

      Wirtschaftsverlag, Berrlin 1930 - Vol.1(A-K) -xv, 1053 + Vol.2(L-Z) 1054-2125pp, photos. A Who's Who of Germany society. Medium wear to boardslittle discolouration to eps and VOl.2 has crease to ffep, text block is glazed paper. Courier only. 12kg Size: Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Photo Album]: African-American Family Photo Album

      , 1930-1978. 1930-1978. Quarto. Red decorated boards with 3 steel rings, measuring 7" x 12". A collection of 83 photographs, both in color and black and white housed in a 3 ring binder photo album, without captions. Good only lacking the front boards with worn edges and tiny tears. The album, which was possibly assembled for the funeral of Mrs. Dorothy Gay of Lutcher, Louisiana in 1971 and continued after, as the church program is affixed to the rear board, assembles photos of an African-American family from what appears to be the 1930s until the 1970s. Some of the notable early photos include one from July of 1941 of a man in a tuxedo carrying a drum set, three from 1944 of some dapper gentlemen posing in front of a grand staircase, and one undated photo of a man in a nice looking car. The later pictures depict women in fancy fur coats, a 1978 graduation ceremony, and a little girl posing and singing. .

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        Le Barbier de Séville.

      Paris, Librairie des Amateurs. A. Ferroud 1930 - Illustrations en couleurs par Gustave-Adolphe Mossa. Le tirage de cette édition a été limité à 970 exemplaires. Celui-ci (N°54) un des 60 sur JAPON contenant 3 états dont un état en noir. ÉDITION ORIGINALE illustrée. SUITES de toutes les illustrations, hors texte, lettrines, vignettes de titre et culs-de-lampe, avec remarques, reliées in fine. Complet & Contrôlé. Paris, Librairie des Amateurs. A. Ferroud - 1930 - 177 pages. Collection Petite Bibliothèque Andréa. Reliure plein maroquin vert signée F. Brochon. Dos à 4 nerfs aux titre et auteur dorés. Tête dorée sur témoins, non rogné. Débordement maroquin aux contreplats orné d'une chainette dorée. Couverture illustrés et dos conservés. Pas de rousseur. Parfait état. Bel exemplaire, bien relié. Format in-8°(21x15). Gustav-Adolf Mossa (1883-1971) est un peintre symboliste français, tardif dans la mouvance de Gustave Moreau, Lucien Lévy-Dhurmer, Edgar Maxence ou Émile-René Ménard. Imprégné de ses lectures, Mallarmé, Baudelaire, Huysmans, il s'inspire des maîtres du Quattrocento, des préraphaélites, de l'Art nouveau. Edition illustrée [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Livres et Collections]
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        A small archive of William typescripts, photographs and ephemera.

      

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        OLIVE'S LAST ROUND-UP.

      1930. First edition. First edition. 16mo. Original gray printed wrappers, np. [98 pp.], preface, illustrated, plates, portraits, advertisements. Print Olive was a determined and ruthless man who resorted to some deadly tactics in order to have things his way in the cattle industry in his area of Nebraska. Six Guns 1165 says, "This rare little book is the story of I. P. Olive and his lynching and burning of Luther Mitchell and Ami Ketchum. There is also some information on Doc Middleton." Herd 1169 says, "Tells of the high-handed way I. P. Olive tried to control the cattle business in his section of Nebraska." Fine copy. Difficult title.

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        Cagliostro and his Egyptian Rite of Freemasonry

      The Masonic Bibliophiles. Hardcover. New York, 1930. 4to, blue cloth spine over paper covered boards, 90 pp. One of 202 numbered copies. A lovely copy of this scarce Henry Ridgely Evans title, in excellent condition with fine contents and some foxing to paper at extremities of boards. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. . Very Good. 1930. First Edition.

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        Geschichte des K. u. K. Husaren-Regimentes Graf Nadasdy No 9 1904 - 1918 Mit einer Landkarte

      Selbstverlag des Regimentes, Budapest, 1930. 232 S. gebundene Ausgabe guter Zustand, Kanten gering bestoßen, Bindung gelockert - keine Seiten lose // Das Buch beschreibt die Gefechte des 1. Weltkrieges, an welchen das Regiment teilgenommen hat. Ebenfalls sind Verlustlisten und der Offiziersstab von 1904-1918 aufgelistet. G1056 Versand D: 6,00 EUR Weltkrieg, Husaren, Kavallerie, Österreich Ungarn, Austria Hungary,

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        Relacao Anual das Coisas que Fizeram os Padres da Companhia de Jesus nas Suas Missoes.

      Imprensa da Universidade, 1930 - Do Japao, China, Cataio, Tidore, Ternate, Amboino, Malaca, Pegu, Bengara, Bisnaga, Madure, Costa da Pescaria, Manar, Ceilao, Travancor, Malabar, Sodomala, Goa, Salcete, Lahor, Diu, Etiopia a alta ou Preste Joao, Monomotapa, Angola, Guine, Serra Leoa, Cobo Verde e Brasil. Nos Anos de 1600 A 1609. Coimbra, 1930-42. New ed. by A. Viegas. 4to. 3 vols. xli, 420, 432, 434pp. 1 plate on vol.3. Original wr. bound in new cloth, internally slightly spotted, and water stained of 3rd vol. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Studies in Secret Service Intelligence.

      Seems to be not published, but an offset of a typescript. 1930 - J.A. Kavanagh, Studies in Secret Service Intelligence. 1930 “Crime, like more reputable industries, has its recognized leaders—every branch of crime has its men and women who are known to be their guiding principles." This seems to be an offset copy of a not-quite-finished book project for an instructional on how to operate as a private detective. This DIY comes a few years after Continental Op and Same Spade, though it still seems to be in the early period when private eyes were becoming accessible to the public at large. I can find NO copies of this work in WorldCat/OCLC and neither hide nor hair in other references. I'm not sure that it was ever published. __+__ There are 34 divisions of approximately 336 leaves (each page printed on one side only, each including a covering "contents" page and a concluding "question" page, the contents page not included in the page count. CONDITION: text is FINE; the outer manila folder wraps are in pieces. PROVENANCE: Library of Congress, deaccessioned via the Pamphlet Collections purchase to me some years ago. __+__The following 19 sections (including about 80 pieces of content (of approximately 300+ headings) represent a pretty good idea of what is contained in the book. Chapters:there are no chapter headings per se, though there are divisions simply labelled “contents”, and the end of each section has a “questions” page for review. Most of the book is not paginated. Dedicatory; The art of thinking and the art of observation, 6pp; The basuis of as, testimony, legal terms, law for detectives, evidence, the witness, dying declarations, 10pp; Different sorts of crimes: internal contradicitons, burden of proof, confession, accomplice, conspiracy, murder, embezzlement, bribery, criminal anarchy, perjury, kleptomania, verbalist type, 7pp; The study of anatomy, peculiarity of speech, cuases of wrong descriptions, 6pp; How to diagram crime scenes; studying faces; mannerisms, identification of tastes, carriage of the human body. 10pp; On Starting an Agency (including how to find clients, making reports, service charges, interviewing, 12 pp; The lie detector, morbid suspicion, secrets revealed in a single hair, photomicroscopy, five things to prove before arrest, evidence given by servants, typewriter personality, when women bluff, 6pp; How Criminals Associate, criminal lunatic, epileptics, chance criminals, deliberate criminals, crimes of passion, a moron, handwriting fo the insane, the Negro criminal, *this is where sectional pagination begins*, 13pp; Forged checks how to determine age of inks, how to detect erasures, handwriting, how to treat suspected papers, etc. 8pp; How writing shows up in photographs, how forgers use tracing paper, the higher stages of the art of forgery, how to examine documents, the document camera, the use of transmitted light, 7pp; How to detect a typewriter, typewriter inks and their characteristics, the gae of documents, effect of bleaching agents in inks, 6pp; tracing a fugitive, cooperation which a detective can rely on, tracing a taxi-cab number, pscyhology of initials, tracing stoeln jewellry, tracing missing seamen, tracing automobile thieves, 8pp; How a knowledge of handwriting helps a detective, difference between educated and uneducated writer, abnoral sex desires,m how to use a letter box to trap a thief, tracing the poison pen, why a hysterical woman should usually be suspected, 6pp; Roping, direct roping, indirect roping, counterfeiting, how to rope a Radical, 3pp; How to guard a prominent man, where to keep your guards, what to do with a suspicious package, when to use an open car, how to frisk someone in a diplomatic manner, what to do in case of attack, 3pp; Fingerprinting, 9pp; Foot-, palm, finger-tp-printing 6pp; Characteristics of Nationalities (a vicious and vile section, 6pp; Porscopy and skin, 6pp [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Poems Edited with notes by Robert Bridges. Second edition with an Appendix of Additional Poems, and a Critical Introduction by Charles Williams.

      London: Humphrey Milford, 1930 - Octavo. Original blue cloth boards, titles to spine and front cover gilt, top edge trimmed, others untrimmed. With the plain paper dust jacket. Small white mark to bottom edge of boards, light offsetting to endpapers, occasional leaves uncut; a very good copy in the uncommon jacket, price-clipped, spine browned, faint foxing to covers and small nicks to extremities. With 2 facsimile signatures in the text. Second, and enlarged, edition, first impression. Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844–1889) published very few poems in his lifetime and destroyed many of his early writings in a crisis of faith - he had been received into the Roman Catholic faith by Cardinal Newman himself in 1866, and in 1868 made a bonfire of his juvenilia. It was only decades after his death that, collected and largely designed by Hopkins's friend and admirer Robert Bridges, the first edition of this "sensitive, handsome, and almost complete" collection was published (ODNB). Contemporary reviews were mixed though some were stridently positive, such as Theodore Maynard: "A shy mid-Victorian priest, writing while Tennyson, Swinburne and Patmore led their various schools, was more modern than the most freakish modern would dare to be. He is the last word in technical development." Sales were slow and it had only just sold out by 1930, when this "second edition was called for by the poetry public who were demanding new, difficult poetic voices. Advocated especially by I. A. Richards, F. R. Leavis, William Empson, and Michael Roberts, so that his poems appeared in general and modernistic anthologies, followed by university and school syllabuses, Hopkins had suddenly become a popular modern poet". Uncommon in the jacket, with only two copies traced at auction. Dunne A38.

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