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        Fatal Interview: Sonnets

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1931. 1/4 Vellum. Near Fine/Near Fine. THE 1931 UNCOMMON SIGNED/LIMITED, IN ITS EARLIEST AND SCARCEST STATE. #29 OF ONLY 36 COPIES (OF AN ENTIRE LIMITATION OF 515 COPIES) BOUND IN JAPAN VELLUM AND SIGNED BY EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY at the limitation. A very sharp copy to boot. Tight and Near Fine to Fine in its 1/4 vellum over light-blue boards. And in a crisp, Near Fine example of the fragile, webbed glassine dustjacket. Also includes a handsome, Near Fine example of the publisher's printed slipcase. Octavo, 52 pgs. One of Millay's mosty impressive signed/limiteds.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        Les opérations logiques et les ensembles projectifs.

      Warschau Uniwersytet Seminarjum Matematyczne 1931 - (25 x 18 cm). SS. (240)-248. Original-Broschur, unaufgeschnitten. (Sonderdruck aus: Fundamenta mathematicae). Erste Ausgabe dieser fundamentalen Arbeit im sehr seltenen Sonderdruck. - "In 1931, Kuratowski and Tarski were to collaborate on a fundamental paper about the notion of definability in the real numbers" (Feferman, Tarski). Die Verfasser beweisen in dieser außergewöhnlichen Arbeit: Werden die fünf logischen Grundoperationen auf projektive Satzfunktionen ausgeübt, so gelangt man stets wieder zu projektiven Satzfunktionen. - Einband mit schmalem Lichtrand, sonst gut erhalten. - DSB 17, 519 und 18, 893 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Original-Fotografie von Fritz Linn (Blindstempel) auf Postkartenkarton mit eigenhändiger Signatur "Dr. Richard Strauss" auf Bildseite.

      - Ca. 13,9 x 8.8 cm. Die privat wirkende Aufnahme von zeigt den Komponisten auf der Straße mit drei Herren, von denen einer ihm beim Anziehen seines Mantels hilft. Rückseitig von unbekannter Hand mit Bleistift datiert: "Mannheim, 7.X.1931".

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        Gruppentheorie Und Ihre Anwendung Auf Die Quantenmechanik Der Atomspektren (Ownership Signature Of Robert F Bacher)

      Braunschweig: Friedrich Vieweg & Sohn, 1931. First Edition, First Printing . Blue Cloth. Fine/No Dust Jacket. 332 Pp. A Fine, Fresh Example, In A Custom Blue Binding With Gilt Abbreviated Author's Name And Title On Spine. Endpapers Aged, With Robert F. Bacher's Signature On The Front Endpaper. Bacher, A Prominent Physicist, Los Alamos Administrator, Aec Member, Etc. Became The First Provost Of Cal Tech, And Convinced Feynman And Other First Class Scientists To Join Him At Cal Tech.

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        L'Elephant qui marche sur les Oeufs

      1931. DJILATENDO. L'Éléphant qui marche sur des Oeufs. By Thadee Badinbanga. With an introduction by G.-D. Perier and G. Dulonge. 90 pp. Illustrated with 11 headpieces by Djilatendo. 4to., 262 x 203 mm, bound in publisher's illustrated wrappers. In a new red cloth folding box. Brussels: L'Eglantine, 1931. $2500.00 One of 60 copies, this one unnumbered. A rare important document of twentieth century African art and literature. This book combines tales by the Congolese writer Badibanga with reproductions of 11 illustrations by his fellow Congolese, the artist Djilatendo, some of whose work had been brought to Brussels and exhibited alongside the work of Magritte at the gallery Centaure in 1931. Inscribed by the authors to Andre Bailly. No copies listed on OCLC in the U.S. A charming book, in good condition, but with slight damage to the spine from tape removal.

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        City on a Rock. Cahoes, New York.

      Cleveland, Ohio: Print Club of Cleveland, 1931.(). Lithograph. 208 x 327 mm. Edition of 257. Signed and dated in pencil, lower right. First prize in the club's international competition. From the collection of the Sylvan Cole Gallery. Flint, no. 79

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Division palatine. Anatomie, Chirurgie, Phonétique. Avec 786 figures.

      Paris, Masson, 1931.. Octavo. Pp. vii, 568, 48 publisher's catalogue. With 786 illustrations to the text, partly photographic and partly hand-drawn. Hardcover, bound in new brown full cloth, with the original publisher's stiff front wrapper, nicely illustrated, printed in brown and black, bound-in. In fine condition. Excellent copy. ~ First edition. "Victor Veau (1871-1949) was one of the great cleft surgeons of all time. Through his voluminous cases, as seen in his Bec-de-lièvre, published in 1938, he not only had extensive experience with many designs but a remarkable influence on cleft surgery throughout a great part of Europe and Britain" (Millard, Cleft Craft). Garrison & Morton 5763. This particular copy includes the elegant 48-page Publisher's catalogue "Ouvrages de médecine récents", November 1938, printed in light blue on tinted paper and bound at end.

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        Hunting Pie

      1931 -

      [Bookseller: The Cary Collection]
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        The Public and Its Government. (Presentation copy, signed and inscribed by Frankfurter.)

      New Haven: Yale University Press/ London: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, 1930 [1931]. - First Edition, second printing. Original cloth. Gift inscription on pastedown, else Very Good+, in very good dust jacket (unclipped). Signed by Frankfurter. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ted Kottler, Bookseller]
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        Cantegril -

      Les Éditions Pittoresques 1931 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-4 230 pp. Reliure demi-chagrin havane à coins. Dos à nerfs. Couverture conservée. Édition illustrée par CARLEGLE de 32 figures et vignettes en couleurs. Très bel état. TIRAGE LIMITÉ à 400 exemplaires numérotés. Un des 350 exemplaires sur vélin de Rives. Celui-ci est enrichi de 3 DESSINS ORIGINAUX à l?encre de Chine et aquarelle ayant servi à l?illustration, condition rare car les dessins originaux étaient réservés aux 10 exemplaires de tête sur Japon. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie KOEGUI]
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        Deutsche Sankt Georg Sportzeitung. Offizielles Organ des Reichsverbandes für Zucht und Prüfung deutschen Warmbluts. 31. Jahrgang 1931 - 37. Jahrgang 1937 * v o l l s t ä n d i g 7 B ä n d e n

      Berlin, Verlag Sankt Georg Erna Marschall, 1931 - 1937. - (noch zu Nr.26833) - Deutsches / Drittes Reich, deutsche Reitergemeinde in der Weimarer Republik und danach, Reiterball Hotel Adlon Berlin, deutsche Offiziere zu Pferd, Herrenreiter, illustrierte Bücher, Pferdewesen, Wehrmacht, Kriegskamerad Pferd, Wehrmachtoffiziere zu Pferd, Adolf Hitler, Zeitschrift für Pferdefreunde, Reitbetrieb, Remonten, Pferdezucht, Ostpreussen, Pferdeeinsatz bei der Wehrmacht, Berliner Jagdreiten, deutscher Hochadel, Kaiser Wilhelm II. auf Parforce-Jagd in Deutschland, niederschlesische Pferdezuchttage, Gespannparade, Reiten und Fahren, Turniersport, Schierholz Porzellan, italienische Reitmethode und deutsche Reitart, Preußische Gestütsverwaltung, schwere Schädigung der ostpreußischen Landespferdezucht durch Sparauflagen des Landtags, Reiterporträts von Hermann Junker, Nachruf auf den ermordeten Freiherr Wilhelm von Malzahn / Schloss Grubenhagen, Vollblut- und Warmblutzucht, Traberzucht, elegante Reitbekleidung Deutscher Offizier-Verein Berlin, Landhäuser und Villen von Architekt Ludwig Conradi - Barmen, Deutsche Edelpelztierausstellung, General von Hammerstein, Polo, Warmblutgestüte des Fürsten zu Dohna in Schlobitten und Prökelwitz, Deutsches Reiterabzeichen, Ausbildung des Gebrauchspferdes, Rittmeister Momm der Leiter des Springstalls der Kavallerie-Schule Hannover, SA-Stabschef Victor Lutze, Staatssekretär Grauert, elegante Damenunterwäsche, Turnierstall der Obersten SA.-Führung, Preis des Führers verliehen durch Ostpreußens Gauleiter Erich Koch an SS-Hauptsturmführer Temme, Königsberger Hallenturnier, Reitjagd in Salem und anderen deutschen Gauen, Landgestüt Cosel, deutscher Polosport, Sisy / Kaiserin Elisabeth von Österreich als Reiterin, Hengstkörung, Halbblutrennsport, Hamburger Jungreiter, Reiten in Uniform, SS.-Reiter, SA.-Reiterstandarte Wuppertal, Galoppsport, Wegena-Büstenstütze, Warner s Legant Traumlastic Hüfthalter für intimste Behaglichkeit, Bekenntnis zum Führer Adolf Hitler, Hoppegartener "Armee", Heroen des Pferdesports, Remontierungswesen der Kavallerie-Inspektion des Reichskriegsministeriums, SA.-Obergruppenführer Litzmann, Oberlandstallmeister Dr. Seyffert, Glückwunsch zum Führergeburtstag, Preis des Führers und Reichskanzlers, Sturmbannführer Hermann Fegelein, Pferde-Bronzeplastik von Professor Albert Hinrich Husmann, Hetzjagd zu Pferd in Afrika, Parade am Geburtstag des Führers am 20. April in Berlin, Juckergespann Wulff Freiherr von der Borch, schlesische Turniersaison, Altmeister der Reitkunst Oskar Stensbeck, 8. Waffentag der Deutschen Kavallerie in Erfurt 1938, Triumphfahrt des Führers durch das faschistische Italien, das ostpreußische Trakehner Pferd in Zucht und Sport, Haflinger-Zuchtgebiete, Celler Reitturnier 1938, Reiterscheinprüfung beim SA.-Reitersturm 2/22 in Königsberg (Neumark), SS.-Hauptreitschule München in Bukarest, Braunes Band von Deutschland, Pferdeplastiken von Otto Richter/Berlin, Huntsman der Leibstandarte SS "Adolf Hitler" mit der Meute des Berliner Schleppjagdvereins im Bild, Ostpreußenturnier Insterburg, Jubiläumsausstellung der Ostpreußischen Stutbuchgesellschaft auf der Ostschau in Königsberg 1938, Altonaer Trabrennbahn, Harzburger Reitertage, Pferd Man O War, Ehrenpreis des Führers für den Sieger des Springderby 1938, Reichsreiterwettkämpfe der SA, Reichsreiterführerschule in Berlin-Zehlendorf, Nationalsozialistisches Reiterkorps NSRK, Das Braune Band des Springsports 1938: Gewinner Kommandeur SS-Standartenführer Fegelein, siegreiche HJ-Mannschaft im Spähtruppspringen, Hitlerjunge Hansi Freise aus Cottbus, Frauen und Pferde: Damenreitschule in Schloss Monsheim, Insterburg-Trakehner Olympia-Vorbereitungs-Military, Geländeritt Klasse S bei den NS.-Kampfspielen Nürnberg 1938, Nachruf Prinzessin Friedrich Sigismund von Preußen, SA.-Standartenführer von Trotha im Bild, Pommern als Nachzuchtgebiet des hannoverschen Warmblutpferdes, Grundsteinlegung zu Deutschlands größter SA.-Reitschule in Hannover Versand an Institutionen auch gegen Rechnung Sprache: Deu [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Windfall, a novel about ten million dollars

      John Day, USA 1931 - PUBLISHER: The John Day Co. DATE/EDITION: 1931, First edition, no added printings indicated BINDING: Hardbound in tan cloth with red lettering and decorations on the front cover and spine, 280 pages DUST JACKET: The jacket is priced 2.50 on the front flap. There are one and a half inch blind tears at the top front spine edge and the top rear flap crease and some light chipping at the top spine end. The spine is sun toned but lettering and decorations are still clear. Overall condition is good plus. BOOK CONDITION: The book is very good with sharp corners, bright lettering and decorations and clean covers. There is a small sticker from Pomeroy's attached to the rear free end paper otherwise the interior is very clean and unmarked. The binding is tight. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        America On Stone; The Other Printmakers To The American People A Chronicle of American Lithography Other Than Currier & Ives, From The Beginning, Shortly Before 1820, To The Year When The Commercial Single-Stone Hand-Colored Lithography Disappeared From The American Scene

      NY: Doubleday, Doran, 1931. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. gray cloth lettered in silver and black. Near fine in nicked dustwrapper (spine darkened) in rubbed, firm slipcase.. 415 pages. Small folio, 33 x 22 cm. Illustrated with eighteen colored and 136 black and white plates, together with numerous other illustrations showing the work of more than 100 different craftsmen from every part of America. Index to Alphabetical List Illustrations. Bibliography. KARPEL K139. "The introduction to this monumental volume provides an excellent survey of American lithography, discussing business methods, aesthetics, and subject matter. The alphabetical list of lithographers is tremendously helpful in documenting prints.

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        THE ENGLISH: ARE THEY HUMAN ?

      ROY PUBLISHERS, NEW YORK - USA 1931 - Gustaaf Johannes Petrus Renier (25th September 1892, Flushing to 1st September 1962, Twickenham) was professor of Dutch History at University College London. CONDITION & DESCRIPTION: The original dustjacket houses this book. It retains the price of $2.75 to the top inner front prelim. Chips to top of the spine and a few closed edge tears. Soiling in general. Spine has darkened in comparison to the rest. Now housed in a removable archival sleeve for future protection. Boards are a red/orange cloth. Gold gilt lettering to the spine. Pretty good condition. Corners lightly bumped. Cloth is faded top and bottom of spine. Few small tears to the cloth top of the spine. First few pages are very age browned and fragile and have a few small chips at the extremities. The rest of the pages are age browned too but not as fragile as the first few pages. The illustrations throughout by Mendoza are great fun. All pages are present and tightly bound. - E N D. - SHIPPING: Our orders are shipped within 1 or 2 business days. - Thanks for your interest and I hope you like the book enough to buy it. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Zane Grey's Book of Camps and Trails With Foreword by Franklin K. Mathiews

      Hardcover. Recreation. 211 pp. Harper & Brothers, New York (1931). First Edition. First Printing. G-F code on CP. $2.00 original price on DJ flap. Book is Very Good to Near Fine with no markings inside or out, and very little wear or soiling. Corners sharp and square. Two very small dings on front board lower edge; one very small ding on rear board lower edge. Spine ends creased but not fraying. Rare book in this condition. DJ is Good, with moderate soiling and several chips and small-to-medium tears. More photos upon request. *** Due to the price, fragility, or other conditions of this book, it will not be shipped. Payment for, and delivery of this book are required to be conducted at BookRanger's facility in Monroe, Georgia; or other location agreeable to buyer and seller. The 30-day return policy is therefore waived.***

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        Guys and Dolls (Inscribed)

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1931. Third printing, less than two months after the first. Presentation copy, inscribed on the front end paper: "To George Hussey - Hon Pres. Artists & Writers with the affection of the author and fellow cracker Damon Runyon." With the bookplate on the front paste-down of Dorothy L. Hussey, the recipient's wife. Uncommon signed. A Very Good + copy of the book, spine a bit skewed and a little faded; trivial wear at the extremities. Basis for the 1955 movie of the same name, starring Frank Sinatra and Marlon Brando. "In... Guys and Dolls... the reader meets a choice collection of cheap chiselers, chippie chasers, and cheesecake chewers - or to put if differently, the Runyon guys and dolls are Broadway banditti, metropolitan mobsters, Gotham gunmen, and Times Square thugs" (Ellery Queen, Queen's Quorum 84). Very Good +. Very Good +

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        Nasenplastik und sonstige Gesichtsplastik nebst einem Anhang über Mammaplastik und einige weitere Operationen aus dem Gebiete der äusseren Körperplastik. Ein Atlas und Lehrbuch. Mit 1718 Abbildungen.

      Leipzig, Curt Kabitzsch, 1931.. Thick crown quarto. Pp. xxxi, 842, (1) Corrigenda. With 1718 illustrations, partly coloured. Hardcover, bound in the original publisher's green quarter calf and brown cloth, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, top edge green, title-page and fore-edge trifle spotted; rather discreet old stamp of Dr. med. Werner Lienig, Salzwedel, at very bottom of title-page. In fine condition. ~ First edition. Jacques Joseph (1865-1934), pioneer of plastic reconstructive surgery.

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        Mia moglie

      CASA EDITRICE BIETTI, 1931. ITALIANO 0,3 Traduzione di Tiziano Ciancaglini. Mezza legatura con piatti in blu e titoli in oro solo al dorso leggermente annerito dal tempo e con piccolissime fioriture. Coperta non coeva. Tagli ingialliti. Pagine ben salde, la numero 157 con piega. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Signed original photograph of Gandhi on board SS Rajputana.

      1931 1931 - Original wallet-sized photograph (73 x 48 mm), framed and glazed (overall 215 x 260 mm), double sided-mount displaying Gandhi's signature on verso of photograph, facsimile of inscription mounted alongside image on recto. In excellent condition. A fine original, candid image of the great Indian statesman, signed on verso "M. K. Gandhi 10-9-31", captured on the deck of SS Rajputana, wearing his dhoti and standing alongside Captain H. M. Jack of the P&O Line. We believe the man behind the lens to be the distinguished Associated Press journalist and camerman James A. Mills (1883-1942), "a tall, handsome, soft-spoken man who had been appointed chief of bureau in Moscow in 1924 He travelled to the Balkans, Ethiopia, the Near East, India, Manchuria, northwestern China, and across the Russian steppes He covered Mohandas K. Gandhi's struggle for independence in India in the 1930s, winning Gandhi's favour by treating him as an 'intensely appealing human character, rather than as a fanatic or freak'" (Breaking News: How the Associated Press Has Covered War, Peace, and Everything Else, 2007, p. 266). Mills was the first journalist to conduct a filmed interview with Gandhi, on 30 April 1931 (released in cinemas by Fox Movietone News). For his own personal use Mills preferred Filmo and Eyemo movie cameras and wrote a piece entitled "Filming Mahatma Gandhi" for Filmo Topics magazine (January 1932) in which he revealed that "Mr. Gandhi took a solemn vow, some thirty years ago, that he would never pose for a photograph, a painting, sculpture, or any other artificial reproduction of himself It was no easy task for a photographer to break down this formidable barrier of prejudice on Mr. Gandhi's part toward being filmed. But I accomplished it by simply 'taking the bull (or shall I say lamb) by the horns' and filming the Mahatma without his permission Until he faced my battery of still and motion-picture cameras, I had never known Mr. Gandhi to 'look at the lens'. To be sure, he had appeared in photographs before, but these pictures were taken 'on the fly', so to speak, and without Mr. Gandhi's consent, and never once did he look at the lens. Invariably he kept his eyes looking down or to the side. On the steamer, between Bombay and Marseilles, however, he actually looked squarely into the Cooke lenses of my cameras". The Associated Press photographic archive shows an image clearly taken at the same moment as ours, with Captain Jack (hands on hips this time) posing alongside Gandhi. Gandhi's signature dates from two days before his arrival in London (12 September), en route from Bombay (Mumbai) via Marseilles, to attend the Second Round Table Conference, where he was the sole representative of the Indian National Congress. The Conferences were organised by the British Government to discuss constitutional reform in India. However, the Second Conference concluded without agreement: "The government hardly even listened to Ganhdi's demand for immediate and full responsible government. Disgusted with the proceedings, he left England in December 1931" (Peter Heehs, India's Freedom Struggle 1857-1947: A Short History, OUP 2004). The Round Table Conferences did lead eventually to the passing of the Government of India Act, 1935, but this "pleased few in India. [Nehru calling it] a 'Charter of Slavery', and humorously referred to the safeguard-ridden document as 'a machine with strong brakes but no engine'" (ibid.). A highly appealing and authentic document, taken at a key moment during the Indian struggle for independence in which Gandhi played such a pivotal role - captured by a photographer with whom he had a warm relationship and from the days when he first consented to being photographed. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Metropolitan Museum

      Montréal: Herald Press, 1931. Ed. numérotée. En feuilles sous chemise. Très bon. Edwin H. Holgate, bois. In-4. 29 pages. Étui professionnellement restauré. Exemplaire no. 63/450/475. L'un des premiers livres d'artiste québécois (Hould, 53). Réalisation de qualité.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Bonheur d'occasion]
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        Pichardo's Treatise on the Limits of Louisiana and Texas, an Argumentative Historical Treatise With Reference to the Verificatio

      Texas, 1931-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Used - very good - complete 4 vol set - 1931,34,41,& 46 - an excellent set - all original maps included (4 foldout / 1 in-text)- covers show slight use wear - page edges and paper in general show slight aging to color - each volume has a name inked on the second free end paper - sound binding - excellent collectible set

      [Bookseller: Carolina Book Trader]
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        Wuthering Heights (With "Biographical Notice Of Ellis And Acton Bell" And "Editor's Preface To The New Edition Of Wuthering Heights")

      New York: Random House, 1931. First Edition Thus . Black Cloth. Very Good/No DJ. 12 Wood Engrvings By Clare Leighton. Xvii,325 Pp. Black Cloth, Gilt. Printed At The Lakeside Press Under The Supervision Of William A Kitte, #228 Of 450 Copies Of The Signed, Limited First Edition, Signed By The Illustrator On The Colophon. Covers Clean, Spine Gilt Complete And Still Bright But Spine Cloth Slightly Faded, No Names Or Marks, 1/8" Round Fray At Bottom Of Front Tip, Pinpoint Frays At Other Tips.

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        Mourning Becomes Electra

      New York: Horace Liveright, Inc. 1931 - 8vo., full vellum over bevelled boards with morocco spine label lettered in gilt. Limited edition. One of 550 numbered copies, signed by O'Neill, with eight facsimile pages of O’Neill’s notes housed in a special pocket on the back pastedown. Atkinson A32-I-I.b. A handsome copy of an O'Neill masterpiece. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1931 - 1931 Wisden - Original Hardback

      1931. Hi, This lot is an Original 1931 Wisden Hardback. It is ex library but otherwise very nice indeed. This lot is in excellent condition if the library parts are ignored, there is a book plate over the inside page and the odd small stamp throughout. The boards are very nice , odd small mark, very bright gilt to front and spine, inside it is very good apart from the stamps, small weakness to front hinge, nice photoplate and very clean pages.

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        The Wind In The Willows : First Illustrated Edition By Ernest Shepard And Bound By Bayntun Riviere, Bath

      UK: Methuen, 1931 The 38th edition but the First UK printing with illustrations by Ernest H. Shepard. The BOOK is in fine condition having being exquisitely rebound by The Bayntun Riviere Bindery. Full dark green morocco with five raised bands. Titling and date are in gilt. All edges gilt. Gilt decorations to the front cover and the spine representing the key characters of the book. Marbled end papers with the original book cover and spine bound in to the rear. 8 pages advertisement of 'Methuen General Literature' bound to the rear as called for. Free from inscriptions and markings. One light erasure to the half title. The first edition to be illustrated by Ernest Shepard. The adventures of Ratty, Mole, and Mr Toad were first published in 1908, though Methuen had employed other artists on the book over the years, Shepard's gently comic line drawings were quickly recognized as the definitive vision of the river bank. A gorgeous production. More images available on request. Ashton rare Books welcomes direct contact.

      [Bookseller: Ashton Rare Books ABA, PBFA, ILAB]
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        La route Paris Méditerranée.

      Paris. Firmin-Didot 1931 - . In-4 br. Coll. " Images du Monde ". Photographies de Germaine Krull, A. Kertesz, etc. Présentation de Paul Morand. E.O. 1/200 ex. num. sur papier d'Arches (seul grand papier). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Penhally

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1931. Very Good/Good. First edition. Modest overall wear, very good in age-toned, good only dustwrapper, with the front spine-fold professionally reinforced on the verso. Inscribed by Gordon to her first cousin, Marion (Manny) Meriwether, using her own nickname ("Kidy"): "To my dear Manny with much love, Kidy." The author's uncommon and fragile first novel. Gordon's reputation as the "den mother" for the Southern Literary Renaissance has overshadowed the excellence and enduring qualities of her own work, which are certain to be better appreciated by future generations of critics. Exceptionally uncommon, especially signed.

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        Nasenplastik und sonstige Gesichtsplastik nebst einem Anhang über Mammaplastik und einige weitere Operationen aus dem Gebiete der äusseren Körperplastik. Ein Atlas und Lehrbuch. Mit 1718 Abbildungen.

      Leipzig, Curt Kabitzsch 1931 - Thick crown quarto. Pp. xxxi, 842, (1) Corrigenda. With 1718 illustrations, partly coloured. Hardcover, bound in the original publisher's green quarter calf and brown cloth, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, top edge green, title-page and fore-edge trifle spotted; rather discreet old stamp of Dr. med. Werner Lienig, Salzwedel, at very bottom of title-page. In fine condition. ~ First edition. Jacques Joseph (1865-1934), pioneer of plastic reconstructive surgery. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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        Division palatine. Anatomie, Chirurgie, Phonétique. Avec 786 figures.

      Paris, Masson 1931 - Octavo. Pp. vii, 568, 48 publisher's catalogue. With 786 illustrations to the text, partly photographic and partly hand-drawn. Hardcover, bound in new brown full cloth, with the original publisher's stiff front wrapper, nicely illustrated, printed in brown and black, bound-in. In fine condition. Excellent copy. ~ First edition. "Victor Veau (1871-1949) was one of the great cleft surgeons of all time. Through his voluminous cases, as seen in his Bec-de-lièvre, published in 1938, he not only had extensive experience with many designs but a remarkable influence on cleft surgery throughout a great part of Europe and Britain" (Millard, Cleft Craft). Garrison & Morton 5763. This particular copy includes the elegant 48-page Publisher's catalogue "Ouvrages de médecine récents", November 1938, printed in light blue on tinted paper and bound at end. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        T-A-Nachrichten. Monatsschrift, herausgegeben vom Turnier-Ausschuss Rheinischer Reit- und Fahr-Vereine * 3. Jahrgang 1931 (12 Hefte) / 4. Jahrgang 1932 (12 Hefte) / 5. Jahrgang 1933 (12 Hefte) / 6. Jahrgang 1934 (hiervon nur Hefte 1 - 3)

      Düsseldorf, Selbstverlag, 1931 - 1934. (noch zu Nr.25289:) . . . Überall im Rheinland am 3. Dezember: \"Das Pferd im Dienste der Winterhilfe\" - Staatssekretär Grauert über die Preußische Gestütsverwaltung und über den Rennsport - Der deutsche Pferdesport unter nationalsozialistischer Führung. Obergruppenführer Litzmann als Führer berufen - General-Göring-Jagd in Süchteln - Das Deutsche Pferdepfleger-Abzeichen - \"Bilder, die noch keiner sah\": ganzseitige Fotostrecke mit Bildern wie \"Der Führer in der Ehrenloge am Tag des Preis von Deutschland / Die ausländischen Offiziere als Gäste des ehem. Chefs der Heeresleitung General Frhr von Hammerstein / Französische Offiziere und Hitlerjugend / Die ausländischen Turnierteilnehmer lernen das Eintopfgericht kennen\" - SA-Reitertreffen und Turnier in Mülheim-Ruhr (Bereich der SA-Gruppe Niederrhein, 1000 SA-Reiter, mit Fotos) - Die internationalen Turniere in Nizza und Rom - Foto \"Verteilung der Ehrenschleifen an die Sieger im schweren Jagdspringen: an Rittm. Momm und Herrn Axel Holst\" - Mit zeittypischen Ausführungen wie z.B.: \"In den Jahren vor der Machtübernahme durch den Nationalsozialismus stand es schlecht um die Preußische Gestütsverwaltung, die mit den beiden Reichsverbänden für Kalt- und Warmblutzucht einen verzweifelten Kampf gegen die Gewalten der früheren Linksregierung durchzufechten hatte. Dieser Kampf hätte zweifellos mit der Aufhebung der Preußischen Gestütverwaltung geendet, wenn nicht mit der nationalsozialistischen Regierung auch hier eine neue Wendung zum Guten gekommen wäre. Die Preußische Gestütverwaltung ist die älteste preußische Verwaltung, und schon Friedrich der Große hat sie mit besonderer Sorgfalt betreut . . . Wie mit einem Schlage die nationalsozialistische Regierung das Vertrauen der Pferdezüchter wiederhergestellt hat, drückt sich vor allem in dem außerordentlichen Ansteigen der Bedeckungsziffern der Hengste der staatlichen Gestüt aus, denen in diesem Jahr 45 % mehr Stuten zugeführt worden sind als im Jahr zuvor . . .\" - Reitsport in der Weimarer Republik / im Nationalsozialismus, Reiten, Pferdesport, Reitmode, Reiten und Fahren, Turniersport im Rheinland, Akademischer Reitverein Bonn, Zucht und Prüfung deutschen Warmbluts, Falknerei, Reichswehr-Beteiligung am Pferdesport, Gemeinde der Pferdefreunde des Westens, Pferdezeitschrift, Reitsport im Faschismus, Coppa Mussolini, mondäne Reitergesellschaft, berittene Polizei, Oberstleutnant Momm, deutsche Reiterelite im Bild, Reichswehroffiziere, Irmgard von Opel, SA.-Stabschef Röhm, Reichsführer SS Himmler, Reichsstatthalter Ritter von Epp, Wehrstahlhelm-Reichsführer von Morozowicz, illustrierte Bücher Versand D: 5,90 EUR Reitsport in der Weimarer Republik / im Nationalsozialismus, Reiten, Pferdesport, Reitmode, Reiten und Fahren, Turniersport im Rheinland, Akademischer Reitverein Bonn, Zucht und Prüfung deutschen Warmbluts, Falknerei, Reichswehr-Beteiligung am Pferdesport, Gemeinde der Pferdefreunde des Westens, Pferdezeitschrift, Reitsport im Faschismus, Coppa Mussolini, mondäne Reitergesellschaft, berittene Polizei, Oberstleutnant Momm, deutsche Reiterelite im Bild, Reichswehroffiziere, Irmgard von Opel, SA.-Stabschef Röhm, Reichsführer SS Himmler, Reichsstatthalter Ritter von Epp, Wehrstahlhelm-Reichsführer von Morozowicz, illustrierte Bücher

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        Amok

      - Insel-Verlag, Leipzig 1931, 12,5x20cm, reliure de l'éditeur. - Nuova edizione. Il legame di l'editor in pieno tessuto blu, liscio schiena, testa gialla, copia completa della sua giacca con discrezione restaurato. autografo firmato Rare Stefan Zweig Joan Graham. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition.  Reliure de l'éditeur en pleine toile bleu ciel, dos lisse, tête jaune, exemplaire complet de sa jaquette très discrètement restaurée. Rare envoi autographe signé de Stefan Zweig à Joan Graham.  

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        Le affezioni non veneree dei genitali

      Casa Editrice Dottor Francesco Vallardi - Milano, 1931. ITALIANO 0,52 Volume intonso degli anni '30 in stato discreto, coperta in cartoncino priva del piatto anteriore, molto consumata, fioritura sparsa, piega, tagli e margini delle pagine bruniti, errore di legature frontespizio, colophon, prefazioni e indice legati a rovescio. Con 62 Illustrazioni in b. e n. ed a colori in testo. Prefazione del Prof. P. L. Bosellini. Traduzione italiana sulla II edizione tedesca del Prof. Mario Monacelli. USATO

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        Altazor (Poema). Con un retrato del autor por Pablo Picasso.

      - CIAP (Compañía Ibero Americana de Publicaciones S. A.), Madrid, 1931. 22,5x16 cm. 112 págs. Encuadernación antigua y baqueteada en tela. Sin cubierta original. La hoja con el retrato de Picasso con pequeñas faltas en bordes, huella de celo y un desgarro sin pérdida de papel. A lo largo del libro casi no se aprecian subrayados a lápiz, pues alguien los ha borrado. Aceptable ejemplar. // Primera edición // Muy raro // Uno de los hitos de la vanguardia hispánica // «Basta señora arpa de las bellas imágenes/ De los furtivos comos iluminados/ Otra cosa otra cosa buscamos (.) Y puesto que debemos vivir y no nos suicidamos/ Mientras vivamos juguemos/ El simple sport de los vocablos/ De la pura palabra y nada más» // Vicente Huidobro (Santiago de Chile, 1893-Llolleo, Chile, 1948) // [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Galleria Pesaro - Milano. Mostra futurista di aeropittura (41 aeropittori) e di scenografia. Mostra personale Prampolini. Ottobre - Novembre 1931

      Bestetti - Tumminelli, 1931. In-16° (173x122mm), pp. 28 + 22 tavv. in b.n. f.t., brossura editoriale con doppio punto metallico al dorso e titolo in rosso al piatto. Ottimo stato. Prima edizione di questo storico catalogo dell'aeropittura futurista, in occasione della mostra alla Galleria Pesaro di Milano. Introduzione di Marinetti; segue il manifesto Aeropittura futurista, sottoscritto da Balla, Benedetta, Depero, Dottori, Fillia, Marinetti, Prampolini, Somenzi, Tato e, in prima edizione brevi scritti di teorici dei vari gruppi futuristi (tra cui quelli poi conosciuti come "Manifesto degli aeropittori torinesi" e "Manifesto degli aeropittori milanesi") e il saggio Scenografia futurista di Prampolini (estratto dalla rivista "Noi", 1924). Cfr. Tonini, I manifesti, 253.1 e 254.1. Italiano

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        The Common Sense of Drinking

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1931. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition, First Printing. Very Good overall. Front free end paper and paste down have clippings tipped in. Sunning to the spine and a few scuffs. A nice copy overall of this proto-Alcoholics Anonymous text that served as an inspiration to the founder, Bill W.

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        Mount Zion, or In Touch with the Infinite

      London: The James Press [1931]. - First edition, 8vo, 57, (1) pp. Dedication leaf and 7 full page illustrations on pink paper, text on light blue paper with light marginal browning throughout, some other small illustrations, inscription to fly leaf quoting a line from one of the poems found within. Original pink striped boards, decorative paper label to upper cover, recently and sympathetically rebacked in a similar paper, corners with some rubbing. The author's first book. Peterson A1a.

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        Zeitschrift für gestaltende Arbeit. Für den Deutschen Werkbund herausgegeben von Dr. W[alter] Riezler. Verantwortlich für den Inhalt Dr. W[ilhelm] Lotz. 6. Jahrg.

      Berlin., Hermann Reckendorf 1931 - 480 S., 3 Bll. Mit zahlr. Abb. 4°, Leinenbd. d. Zt. Jahrgangsband des sechsten Jahrgangs der Zeitschrift ?Die Form? mit beigebundenem Register. - Enthält u.a. folgende Beiträge: Soziale Frauenschule Aachen, ?Möbel und Wohnraum? von W. Lotz, ?Japanische Wohnungen. Ableitung. Schwierigkeiten.? von R. J. Neutra, ?Soziale Grünanlagen im Städtebau? von A. Böckig. - Einband berieben, vorderes Gelenk eingrissen. 500 gr.

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        If It Had Happened Otherwise.

      London: Longmans, Green and Co., , 1931. Lapses into Imagined History. Octavo. Original green cloth, title gilt to the spine. With the dust jacket. Slight dusty on the boards head and tail, light scatter of foxing to the fore-edge with millimetric encroachment into the fore-margin, pale differential browning to the endpapers, else a genuinely excellent copy in unclipped jacket, a touch sunned on the spine, pinhole to the lower edge of the spine panel which has three short splits at the head, supported internally with a strip of japanese tissue, with associated minor surface colour loss. First edition, first printing, variant binding as noted by Cohen, but he does not describe the jacket of either version, and the jacket on this uncommon variant is entirely different to that usually encountered. In The Command of History David Reynolds draws attention to Churchill's attraction to the counterfactual, and here he is given free reign to play with the "what ifs" of history and contributes an elegantly constructed Möbius strip of an essay titled "If Lee had not won the Battle of Gettysburg". Other contributors include Chesterton, Belloc, Philip Guedalla and H.A.L. Fisher. Reviews on the front turn-in include Rebecca West for the Daily Telegraph, "As lively a book as one could wish for", and J.L. Hammond in the Manchester-Guardian, "Imaginary history, with a light and often lightning touch". An extremely uncommon book in any condition, this a truly exceptional copy.

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        Köpfe des Alltags: Unbekante Menschen / Everyday Heads

      Berlin: Verlag Hermann Reckendorf 1931 - First Edition. Quarto. Variant binding in limp boards, rather than spiral-bound. 80 plates, consisting exclusively of close-ups of heads, shot in an expressionistic style that belies the simplistic titling of the portraits. Seminal European photobook of the 30s; a highlight of the New Objectivity movement and a consensus highspot. Lerski was also a renowned filmmaker; he worked on Fritz Lang's Metropolis. (Roth 68-69; Parr / Badger, v1, 130-131; Open Book 98-99; Auer 172). Light spotting to the covers at the spine heel, else near fine in limp black boards in a very good example of the scarce and fragile jacket, with shallow chipping at the head of the spine, bottom of the front panel by the flap fold, and spine heel. Very minor archival restoration present at the defects. A complete and attractive copy, quite uncommon in anything resembling a serviceable jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kopfe Des Alltags

      Hermann Reckendorf, Berlin 1931 - 12 in. x 9 in., Unnumbered pages, Cloth, With 80 full page reproductions from photographs by Lerski of dark, closely cropped portraits edition. . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Jock of the Bushveld

      London: Longmans, Green, and Co,, 1931. Illustrated by E. Caldwell. Octavo (205 x 148 mm). Near-contemporary red half morocco by Bayntun, titles and decoration in gilt to spine in compartments, red cloth sides, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Colour frontispiece with tissue-guard, 22 monochrome plates, and fully illustrated margins. Binder's stamp to front free endpaper verso. Spine lightly faded, an excellent, bright copy. Literary" edition, later impression, with the marginal illustrations of a dung beetle at pp. 65, 337 & 457 corrected to show the beetle rolling his load with his back not front legs. Jock of the Bushveld was first published in 1907 in this literary edition, followed by School and Prize editions in 1908, and a Dutch edition in 1909. Reviewing the book in the TLS on first publication in 1907, John Buchan wrote; "to those who have some experience of the land and the life about which Fitzpatrick writes, Jock of the Bushveld will be a cherished possession. We know of no African book in which there is the same minute and loving observation of nature. Sir Percy sees the beauty of a landscape while the average man thinks of a waste of thorn and swamp. There is something of Jefferies in the style, something of Borrow, a touch of Mr. Kipling, and a great deal which is his own", while Mendelssohn describes it as "perhaps one of the best dog stories ever written".

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        RÖMERSTRASSEN DER RHEINPROVINZ von 1931

      Römerstrassen der Rheinprovinz - Josef Hagen Zweite erweiterte Auflage von 1931 Publikationen der Gesellschaft für Rheinische Geschichtskunde Erläuterungen zum geschichtliche Atlas der Rheinprovinz Achter Band: Römerstrassen der Rheinprovinz von Josef Hagen - Kustos des Provinzialmuseums in Bonn. 7 Tafeln, 73 Textabbildungen. Weitere Details gerne auf Anfrage ! Sehr seltenes und sehr begehrtes wissenschaftliches Buch. Es umfasst die systematische Aufnahme aller römischen Strassen im Gebiet Eifel, Hunsrück, Pfalz, teilweise Saarland, und des Rheinlandes. Hardcover Zustand: Rücken gebleicht Ecken minimal bestossen, Schnitt dezent gebräunt, Allgemein recht sauber, feste Struktur, innen einheitlich ohne Unterstreichungen. GUTE ERHALTUNG ! Die dazugehörigen Karten sind n i c h t enthalten, können aber asl hochqualitativen Reprint in unterschiedlichen Qualitäten ( dabei auch witterungsbeständig ) gesondert bereitgestellt werden. Für telefonische Anfragen 033397-272772 .

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1931 - 1931 Original Hardback Wisden

      1931. This 1931 certainly is Benno standard, Ok there is a mark to the top of the front board and a small mark to the spine but otherwise superb, bright gilts, strong hinges great inside with super photoplate. Tiny dent to rear board and name to page iii. Clean page block. Benno s Notes : 8mm diagonal dent on back cover, top centre. Top 1/3 corner p3 creased. More information on request.

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        The Vanity Fair Book

      1931 -

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