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        The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1931. No. 281 of 512 numbered copies signed by N.C. Wyeth. 16 mounted color plates after N.C. Wyeth's illustrations. 4to. Original half vellum over patterned blue cloth. Fine copy, without the publisher's box. Wyeth, N.C. No. 281 of 512 numbered copies signed by N.C. Wyeth. 16 mounted color plates after N.C. Wyeth's illustrations. 4to. One of 512 Copies Signed by Wyeth. Allen, pp. 204-05

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Highland Fling (signed by author)

      Thornton Butterworth, 1931. 1st edition. Hardcover. Pages and endpapers all very clean and tidy, binding tight, original brown tweed boards in very good condition, just some light paling and a small crease to the spine. The unique feature of this copy is that it is signed by the author, ' To darling Ronnie with very best love from Nancy Mitford' on the half-title page. Her first book, a very nice copy, especially with her signature.

      [Bookseller: Shellhouse Books]
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        The Works of John Milton. Volumes 1 - 8 [in 11 volumes][limited edition leather binding]

      Columbia University Press, New York 1931 - From the limited edition binding of 150 sets (this being hand-number 79 in the first volume). The first eight (in eleven) volumes in original matching brown half-morocco leather binding over brown textured paper hard covers. Gilt titles and raised bands to spines. Some slight scuffing and mild rubbing to covers. Otherwise completely clean tight and unmarked. Very neat -- a sound and handsome set. Parallel translations as necessary. These first volumes were published from 1931 to 1933. The complete set ran to 18 (in 21) volumes. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: CARDINAL B O O K S ~~ ABAC/ILAB]
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        The Compleat Angler

      George Harrap & Co., Ltd. - (1931). The deluxe edition, one of 775 copies signed by Rackham Quarto full publisher's vellum, gilt. Top edges gilt; others uncut. Illustrated with 12 fine full-page color plates and numerous line vignettes by Rackham. A fine, bright copy preserved in the publisher's original numbered slipcase. Scarce in this condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Literary Lion, ABAA]
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        Signed Letter on His Personal Letterhead as Governor of New York (July 18, 1931)

      1931. Very Good +. Typed letter on embossed ltterhead signed 'FDR'. Letter is addressed to Mr. Albert De Roode regarding whether or not a woman should be considered for an appointment. Letter is creased twice, light age toning, mild soil. Very Good+.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        HUTTES A LA LISIERE. Présentation de Luc Durtain.

      - Sans lieu, sans nom, 1931. In-12, broché, 29 pages. Edition originale du premier livre de Luc Dietrich alors âgé de 18 ans. Le pseudonyme choisi par Dietrich emprunte à son vrai patronyme (Raoul-Jacques Dietrich). Le prénom Luc porte hommage à Luc Durtain rencontré l'année précédente. Le recueil rassemble 6 textes poétiques (Le berger perdu dans Paris, Le coq, L'escalier, Dieu, Pour la brise d'un soir d'avril). Belle préface de Luc Durtain qui fut le premier à entrevoir le talent de Dietrich : " L’écrivain qui débute avec ces pages fera plus et mieux : mais retrouvera-t-il cette touche subtile, ces minutieux scrupules, cet émouvant embarras ? Je souhaite qu'il ne perde pas de telles qualités. Il apprendra peu à peu à en transposer le sens secret dans des réalités plus amples. » La justification précise : "Cette plaquette, non mise dans le commerce, établie par les soins de Jean Crès, a été tirée à 100 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin alfa supérieur." Notre exemplaire porte le n° 45. Il est enrichi de cet envoi autographe : « à Monsieur Marc Loliée / Au libraire si intelligent, chez / qui j’ai trouvé de si beaux / livres / ces quelques lignes, couchées / parfois maladroites des faubourgs / Essais des différentes manières d’écrire / Avec ma très vive sympathie / Luc Ergidé / 27 juin (41 ?) » EDITION ORIGINALE DEDICACEE [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE LE GALET]
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        De Annual a la República. El Expediente Picasso. Las responsabilidades de la actuación española en Marruecos. Julio, 1921

      Javier Morata, Editor, Madrid 1931 - Idioma español. Cubierta con faltas. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Antonio Azorín]
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        Selected writings of . . . edited . . . by James Taylor . . . with the advice and assistance of Gordon Holmes . . . and F. M. R. Walshe.

      Hodder & Stoughton, London 1931 - Jackson, John Hughlings (1835-1911). Selected writings of . . . edited . . . by James Taylor . . . with the advice and assistance of Gordon Holmes . . . and F. M. R. Walshe. 2 vols. xiv, 500; viii, 510pp. Frontispieces in both volumes. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1931. 247 x 165 mm. Original cloth, dust-jackets (slight edgewear). Fine set. Gift inscriptions in both volumes, dated 27 September 1985, to Dr. Edward Jones of the Montreal Neurological Institute "to mark his presentation of the 49th Hughlings Jackson Lecture on ‘A unifying hypothesis of cerebral cortical organization.’" First Collected Edition of Hughlings Jackson’s most important neurological works, including his key papers on epilepsy and epileptiform convultions and the evolution and dissolution of the nervous system. Although Jackson was a prolific author, publishing over 300 papers on clinical neurology and neurophysiology, he never produced a larger textbook or monograph—a gap filled by this collected edition of his major neurological writings. An unusually fine copy in the original dust-jackets. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's historyofscience]
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        The World Crisis: The Eastern Front

      London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1931. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. This is an exceptional copy of the sixth and final book of Churchill's acclaimed history of the First World War and essential to filling a full set of British first editions. Scarcity owes to the fact that the first printing was just 5150 copies, as opposed to 7500 for the British first edition of each of the preceding five books. Consequently these are rarely offered outside of sets. In proposing the book to his publisher, Churchill wrote: "In the previous volumes of the World Crisis I have described only in a few pages the course of events in the Eastern theatre. They have merely been the background of our main drama of the war. But now I think I might write a volume called 'The Eastern Front', which would be separate from but supplementary to our five volume history." This British first edition, first printing is an exceptional copy and quite scarce thus, a near-fine plus binding with truly fine contents. This copy is as fine an example as we see without the original dust jacket, and indeed better than some of the very few jacketed copies we have encountered. We very seldom see such copies at all, let alone offered outside of a full set of first editions. The blue cloth binding is square, clean, and tight with sharp corners and vivid spine gilt. We find almost none of the scuffing endemic to the smooth cloth and no discernible dulling to the spine. Searching for exterior flaws, we note only a little wrinkling and trivial wear at the spine ends and a few tiny blemishes to the rear cover. The contents are improbably crisp and clean for the edition. We find absolutely no trace of the usual spotting. Even the page edges are beautifully clean, with only mild age-toning. We find no previous ownership marks. All illustrations and maps are pristine, including the color folding map at page 368. A lovely copy, suitable for anchoring a top tier first printing set. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A69.2(V).a, Woods/ICS A31(ab), Langworth p.105.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        Méditations Cartésiennes: Introduction a la Phénoménologie (Cartesian Meditations: An Introduction to Phenomenology).

      

      [Bookseller: Eternal Return Antiquarian Bookshop]
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        Solange Stories

      Heinemann, London 1931. First edition. Octavo. Original purple cloth, titles gilt to spine and blind to front board. Queen's Quorum. VG+ , edges dusty, neat bookplate to front pastedown, otherwise clean, bright and tight internally. In original first issue, 7/6 wrapper showing minor wear, rubbing, slight darkening to the spine. Removable archival strengthening to the spine ends and corners. Overall a very pleasing and attractive example. 9368

      [Bookseller: Holybourne Rare Books]
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        These Thirteen

      New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith,, 1931. Stories. Octavo. Original orange cloth-backed metallic cloth, title to spine silver, grey endpapers. With the glassine jacket. Spine slightly faded, small newspaper clipping tipped-in to front free endpaper, otherwise internally fresh. A superb copy in the jacket with some chips to extremities. First edition, signed limited issue. Number 290 of 299 specially bound copies, signed by Faulkner.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Réflexions Et Maximes.

      München, Bremer Presse, Juni 1931. - 295 (1) Seiten. Hier der 36. Druck der Bremer Presse. Auflagenhöhe 270 Exemplare. Sprache: Französisch Vorzugsausgabe, Vorzugsausgaben, Pressendrucke, Pressedrucke, Pressedruck, Bibliophilie, bibliophile Drucke 4°, 21 x 29,5 cm, Hln., Vorder- und Unterschnitt unbeschnitten. Rückenschildchen. Vorderdeckel schwach lichtrandig. Zwei dezente private Vorbesitzer-Einträge, jeweils auf einem Vorsatzblatt und kopfstehend auf dem vorletzten Blatt des Bandes. Sonst wohlerhalten und von ausgezeichneter Erhaltung. Keine Stempel, Flecken, etc.

      [Bookseller: Taunus-Antiquariat Karl-Heinz Eisenbach]
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        [Photo Album]: Germany and U.S.S.R. Trip

      1931. Oblong octavo. Measuring 6.5" x 9". String-tied striped cloth over boards. Contains 91 sepia-toned gelatin silver photographs measuring between 2.5" x 3" to 3" x 5" affixed to stiff black pages, some with captions in English. Near fine album with some fading on the cloth with near fine or better photographs.A photo album compiled on a trip to Germany and Russia in September 1931 via the German ship Europa. The ship was one of the largest German vessels built in the 1930s and had only been in operation for a year when this trip was taken. Photos taken on board show "the gang on the Europa" taking silly posed shots as well as candids of the crew and passengers. They began their trip in Berlin in October of 1931 with photos around the city of, among other things, policeman, grand buildings, and the zoological gardens. By December they had reached the U.S.S.R. shown here in wintry scenes of farms covered in snow, men in traditional Russian winter clothing, and horses pulling carts. There are photographs of women working at a river, a woman on a tractor, and an enormous mural of Stalin and Lenin's face made from flowers.A collection of interesting German and Russian scenes before World War II. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Rifleman and Hussar.

      London: John Murray, , 1931. With a Foreword by Field-Marshal The Viscount Plumer. Octavo. Original green linen, title gilt to spine, Marling's arms to the upper board, in dust jacket. Frontispiece and 9 other plates, 3 full-page maps, plan to the text. Mild browning to the endpapers, light foxing to the for-edge, but very good in slightly rubbed and soiled jacket, with tape reinforcement along the top edge, remains attractive. First edition, first impression. Remarkable autobiography by a remarkable soldier. Marling served in the First Boer War, 1880-81, Suakin Campaign 1884, winning the VC at Tamai, Nile Campaign 1884-85, Boer War1899-1902, and Great War 1914-18, also spending 5 years in India. A very flavoursome narrative, demonstrated by its selection by Peter Ustinov for one of his last appearances on the BBC's "Book at Bedtime," a performance which caused quite a run of the title, which is uncommon enough at the best of times. A little-known treasure of the literature of colonialism, rarely found in the jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        PRICES AND PRODUCTION

      George Routledge and Sons, London 1931 - XV, 112, (14) pp. Original blue cloth with gilt title on spine. Endpapers browned. Name on fpep. The text of 4 lectures in advanced economics delivered in the University of London in the academic year 1930-31. Hayek here outlines the ideas published in German in Geldtheorie und Konjunkturtheorie (1929) for an English audience for the first time. Original English text, from which 9 months later a German translation was prepared. In the Vorwort to this translation Hayek states: Seitdem ich diese Sätze vor etwa neun Monaten für die englische Ausgabe dieser Arbeit niedergeschrieben habe. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Quantized Singularities in the Electromagnetic Field.

      London, Harrison and Sons, 1931. Royal8vo. Bound in contemporary full blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In "Proceedings of the Royal Society", Series A, Vol. 132 & 133, 1933. A very fine and clean copy. [Dirac in Vol 133:] Pp. 61-72. [Entire volume: V(1), 703-706, 701, (1), XIV, 695, IX pp.]. First printing of Dirac's seminal paper in which he predict anti-matter. "The prediction and subsequent discovery of the positron rank among the great triumphs of modern physics". (Pais, The Genius of Science). After Dirac in 1928 had published his famous relativistic wave equation for the electron, he spent the following years working on an interpretation of the negative energy solutions of the equation. In 1930 he published his hole-theory and tried to identify the holes with protons. But, as pointed out by several others, the theory required that these counter particles to the electron must have the same mass as the electron, and also would annihilate into pure energy upon colliding with the electron. In 1931 (in this article) Dirac bit the bullet and postulated: "A hole, if there is one, would be a new kind of particle, unknown to experimental physics ... We may call such a particle an anti-electron ... Theory at present is quite unable to suggest a reason why there should be any differences between electron and protons". Thus, Dirac had predicted the existance of both the positron and antiproton. "Dirac was one of the greatest theoretical physicists in the twentieth century. He is best known for his important and elegant contributions to the formulation of quantum mechanics; for his quantum theory of the emission and absorption of radiation, which inaugurated quantum electrodynamics; for his relativistic equation of the electron; for his "prediction" of the positron and of antimatter; and for his "large number hypothesis" in cosmology. Not only his results but also his methods influenced the way much of theoretical physics is done today, extending or improving the mathematical formalism before looking for its systematic interpretation." (DSB).In 1932 C. D. Anderson produced positrons in cloud chambers exposed to radiation. Antiprotons were observed in 1954 by E. G. Segrè and O. Chanberlain

      [Bookseller: Lynge & Søn A/S]
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        Das Hohe Lied, Leipzig, Insel-Verlag, 1931.

      CRANACH PRESSE. Leipzig, Insel-Verlag. 1931 - In-4º menor.- 31 (5) p.- Impreso en tintas negra y roja.- Ilustrado con 11 grabados en madera de ERIC GILL, de los cuales 7 fuera de texto.- 13 capitales ornadas y/o historiadas, grabadas por el mismo artista.- Ejemplar nº VIII, de una tirada de 50 en papel Japón nacarado (segundo papel, después de 8 en pergamino iluminados a mano. La tirada se completa con 100 ejemplares en papel Maillol hecho a mano).- Encuadernación en marroquí rojo, lomo de cinco nervios, tapas enmarcadas por un recuadro de filete dorado, con título central dorado, borde interior en marroquí rojo con doble recuadro de filetes dorados, canto superior y cortes dorados (O. Dorfner, Weimar).- Circunstanciales huellas marginales de óxido, más acentuadas en las tres folios finales; tapas algo oscurecidas en los bordes, ligera marca de presión sufrida en el ángulo interior superior de ambas tapas; no obstante, buen ejemplar de la TIRADA DE CABECERA DE UNA DE LAS ÚLTIMAS Y MÁS ALTAS REALIZACIONES DE LA CRANACH PRESSE, EXQUISITAMENTE ILUSTRADA POR EL ARTISTA, ESCULTOR Y TIPÓGRAFO INGLÉS ERIC GILL. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Victor Aizenman (SLAM / ILAB)]
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        It Happened at Midnight

      Grosset & Dunlap, 1931 True first printing, 1931A-1 in Carpentieri, in a good very rare dust jacket missing some pieces on the spine. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. One of the scarcest of all Hardy Boys first editions.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        Belle Chair. Onze Poèmes inédits d`Émile Verhaeren illustrés de trois bois originaux et de douze lithographies par Aristide Maillol.

      Paris, Éditions d`Art Édouard Pelletan 1931. 4°, 34 (5) S. 1 Bl. Orig.-Karton m. Orig.-Umschlag und Pergaminumleger. Erste Ausgabe.- Eines von 150 (gesamt 225) Exemplaren auf vergé Hollande.- Druck der Holzschnitte von Lahure, der Lithographien von E. Desjobert.- Schönes Exemplar. Versand D: 4,50 EUR Illustrierte Bücher, Buchwesen, Bibliophilie

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Eckert & Kaun]
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        Poster Design of Pirates for Caslon Bond.

      1931. 1931 - Silkscreen and gouache. Signed and dated lower right. 20 x 17 inches mounted on board. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        GHOST STORIES AND OTHER QUEER TALES.

      London: C. Arthur Pearson Ltd., n.d.. [1931]. original black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange.. Early owner's signature and date on the front paste-down and free. endpaper respectively. A few fox marks to page edges, mostly top. edge, a bright, nearly fine copy in a good pictorial dust jacket with. wear and short tears at edges and some general dust soiling. A nice. copy of a scarce book rarely found in jacket. (#148346). First collected edition. An omnibus volume combining UNCANNY STORIES (1916) and MORE UNCANNY STORIES (1918), which in turn were selected from PEARSON'S NOVEL MAGAZINE. Includes two early stories by noted mystery writer Roy Vickers; also a death premonition story by Theo. Douglas (Mrs. H. D. Everett). Routine commercial work of World War I-era. On the plus side, it should be noted that these are stories seldom encountered elsewhere. "Mostly crude horror." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 690. Bleiler (1978), p. 7. Reginald 05932.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        SOUTH CHINA BIRDS.

      Shanghai [1931], Vanderburgh. Blue cloth, 447p., 6 color, 75. half-tone b.w. plates, index to bird names, very good, in a. mended dj. in mylar protector,co-author was John C. Caldwell. 14 x 25 cm. SCARCE FIRST & ONLY EDITION. A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO THE WHOLE GENRE OF AVIFAUNA With stories and legends by Muriel E. Caldwell. * A complete, popular and scientific account of nearly 550 forms of birds found in Fukien, Kwangtung, Kiangsu and Chekiang provinces. Illustrating birds in life, nests, eggs and haunts, from photographs by the authors and Morris Caldwell. * An extremely rare and valuable study. Perhaps the best single source on Chinese birds done in the mid-20th. century. With copious index. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        The Waves

      London: The Hogarth Press 1931. First edition. 8vo. 325, (1) pp. Publisher's purple cloth, gilt lettered to the spine, dust jacket designed by Vanessa Bell. Some mild wear to the upper edge of the jacket with very small losses at the corners, some minor spotting, small 9mm strip of fading at the foot of the cloth spine, an attractive copy. Kirkpatrick, A16.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        The Iliad. The Odyssey. In 2 volumes

      London: The Nonesuch Press 1931. In two volumes. Limited edition. Out of series. 927; 759 pp. Bound in full morocco. Five raised bands to spines with gilt lettering. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Boards slightly spotted & marked. Spine leather slightly wrinkled. English and Greek text on facing pages. Ornaments designed and engraved by Rudolf Koch. A VG pair. . Very Good. Full Morocco. Limited Edition. 1931. Narrow 4to.

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        Philipp, Martin Erich. - MEPH. - "Blauflügel Ara".

      - Farbholzschnitt, auf China, 1931. Von Martin Erich Philipp. 48,0 x 16,0 cm (Darstellung / Druckstock) / 56,5 x 23,5 cm (Blatt). Götze D 38. Im Stock monogrammiert unten rechts "MEPH". In Bleistift signiert "M. E. Philipp" unten rechts und betitelt unten links. - Seltenes Blatt. - Papier leicht gebräunt und lichtrandig. Verso Reste einer alten Montierung. Gut erhalten. Martin Erich Philipp (1887 Zwickau ? 1978 Dresden). Nach seinem Monogramm kurz genannt MEPH. Deutscher Grafiker in Dresden. Studierte 1904?08 an der Kunstgewerbeschule Dresden sowie 1908?13 an der Kunstakademie Dresden, unter anderem bei Oskar Zwintscher, Gotthard Kuehl, Richard Müller und Oskar Schindler. Ab 1913 war er freischaffend in Dresden tätig. Bis 1933 und nach 1945 auf zahlreichen Grafikausstellungen vertreten. Schuf in Anlehnung an den Wiener Japonismus meist ornithologische Blätter im Farbholzschnitt. Daneben entstanden zahlreiche Radierungen vorwiegend erotischen Genres aber auch Landschaften. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        SHADOWS ON THE ROCK

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1931. First Edition. Hardcover. Spine of the book is sunned; dustwrapper is very nice. Very Good in a Near Fine dustwrapper. SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper. The limited edition of this title, as well as many other titles by Cather, are fairly easy to come by. Not so with signed trade editions, such as this, Cather's first bestseller.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Der Schandfleck und andere Verse über die Währungsverbrechen unserer Zeit.

      Bern, Genossenschaft Verlag freiwirtschaftlicher Schriften, (1931). - 120 S., kt., Rckn. u. Randläs. rest., WaT. -- Freiwirtschaftliche Bibliothek -. - Mit handschriftlicher Widmung "Maja Krückeburg zu eigen. Der Verfasser und Patenonkel. Weihnachten 1931."-- [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: oeconomie.de | Antiquariat Hohmann]
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        Histoire De Babar, Le Petit Elephant.

      Paris: Jardin des Modes, 1931., 1931. First Edition, First Issue, indicated by lack of elephant to verso of title page. Quarto. Bound in publisher's original black cloth spine, with pictorial boards, showing Babar and titles to front board; Babar patterned endpapers. French language. An amateur restorer has, at some point in the book's history, applied an unsuitable glaze to the front board which has not improved its appearance - the effect of which is reflected in the price. Corners bumped and worn, spine ends frayed, rear board scratched. Light spotting throughout. This is the first appearance of the much-admired elephant king, in which, after having suffered a tragic loss of a kind with Walt Disney's Bambi, Babar comes to learn an appreciation for the values of civilization, and returns to the jungle to bring the light of civilized life to its inhabitants. Upon his return, he discovers that the previous king has died from eating poisoned mushrooms, and is annointed as the new king by virtue of his modern and urban outlook. A somewhat unprepossessing copy of the first edition of this children's classic.

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        Dominique.. Eaux-fortes originales en couleurs de Henri Jourdin.

      Paris, Carteret, 1931 4°, Fronti, Titelillustr., 330 S., 2 Bl. u.36 farb. Orig.-Radierungen, Broschur mit losen Bogen in Kart.-Mappe in Schmuckschuber, Schuber u. Mappe etwas beschienen. Transp.-OU m. kleinem Einriss., sonst tadell. Nr. 84 (51 -200) von insg. 200 Exempl. auf papier vélin de Rive. L`\"un des meilleurs livres de Jourdain\" selon CARTERET V. 173. MONOD 5042. - Eugène Fromentin (1820-1876). französischer Schriftsteller. Kunstkritiker und Maler. Sein Ansehen als Schriftsteller erlangte er mit dem psychologischen Roman Dominique (1862). - Henri Jourdain (1864-1931) ) painter. prints or lithographs of landscapes usually by the water. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Illustr. Bücher - Originalgrafik Bibliophile Ausgaben

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        Tournée Teatro Futurista. Direzione artistica Marinetti. Rappresenterà il movimento futurista il Poeta Escodamè. [...] Prima attrice Anna Fontana. Si rappresentarà Simultanina. Divertimento futurista in 16 sintesi con due intervalli dopo la 6a e 12a sintesi di Marinetti. [...].

      Lito.-Tipo- «La Presse» [1931] s.d. 235 x 330 mm RARA AFFICHE ORIGINALE stampata in blu e rosso, che reclamizza la tournée Simultanina: «Scenografie di Benedetta realizzate da Guido Galli ?" Frasi musicali di Carmine Guarino su parole di Marinetti. La Signorina Anna Fontana canterà la canzone ?Simultanina? musicata da Carmine Guarino su parole di Escodamé (Edizioni Carisch e C. - Milano). [...] Durante la 2a Sintesi il ?Buongustaio? rivelerà ai più ghiotti spettatori una vivanda futurista che sbaraglierà il rito della Pasta Asciutta. [...] Alla fine della rappresentazione se il divertimento Futurista di Marinetti sarà applaudito, si accetterà un eventuale contraddittorio. Nell?atrio del Teatro Mostra di Aeropittura. Vivande del Santopalato di Torino e Penna d?Oca di Milano [...] Carneplastico di Fillia ?" Gilet di Depero ?" [...] materiale reclamistico su bozzetti di ?Benedetta? e di ?Munari? [sic, colle virgolette]». Contiene la descrizione dettagliata dello spettacolo, notevole per la presentazione,nel corso della II sintesi, della cucina futurista. Cfr. Salaris, Pentagramma, 137; Cammarota, Marinetti, 157. Ottimo stato di conservazione.

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        Renoir, Piere-Auguste. L’Atelier de Renoir. Tome I et II.

      MM. Bernheim-Jeune, Éditeurs d’Art, Paris. 1931. - Fol. OKart. mit OU EA Text und 228 plates mit 720 Illustrationen. Vorworte von Albert Andre_ und Marc Elder. Auflage 500 nummerierte Expl., Tome I 248, Tome II nicht num. Bindung leicht gelockert, Beide Rücken mit kl. Fehlstellen. Insgesamt aber gute Expl. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Cotswold Book.

      Jonathan Cape, London. 1931 - First edition. Octavo. 256 pages. Twelve monochrome plates from drawings by L.S. Lowry which certainly manage to capture any bleakness to be found in the Cotswolds. This was the only book for which Lowry provided illustrations. Efforts were made by Timperley to publish a book on Dorset, also illustrated by Lowry, but nothing came of it.Signed by Lowry on the title-page.Scuff to bottom corner of front cover. Covers a bit dusty. Very good. No dustwrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Das eigene Leben.

      Berlin, Rembrandt Verlag, 1931. 1. Auflage 204 Seiten mit einer montierten Fotographie und 40 Abbildungen auf Tafeln. 8°, gebundene Ausgabe, duneklblauer Original Ganz-Leineneinband mit goldgeprägtem Deckel- und Rückentitel, Farbkopfschnitt. ohne Schutzumschlag, der Einbandrücken lichtschattig, der Titel mit kleinen Flecken, ansonsten da Buch sauber und frisch, auf dem Vorsatz monographierte Widmung des Autors: \"An Fräulein Moritzen/ von A. u E.N./ Seebüll/ am 30.7.43\". Emil Nolde (* 7. August 1867 als Hans Emil Hansen in Nolde bei Buhrkall - + 13. April 1956 in Seebüll) war einer der führenden Maler des Expressionismus. Er ist einer der großen Aquarellisten in der Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts. Nolde ist bekannt für seine ausdrucksstarke Farbwahl. Signaturen von Nolde sind selten!!! Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Mein Lied. 1900 - 1931.

      Berlin, Rowohlt 1931 - 25 x 17 cm, 344 S. mit 8 lithografierten Zeichnungen von Oskar Kokoschka, Register, Ln m it läd. Or - SU, Buchblock locker, eins von 1000 num. Ex. (Nr. 99)

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        Stray Shots

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1931. First edition, one of 535 copies. With 13 drypoint etchings, the first, frontispiece, signed by Clark. ii, 124 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original black cloth, title and device on upper cover in white and gold, bottom and fore-edges uncut, a fine copy. Laid into half brown calf and marbled boards clamshell box. Clark, Roland. First edition, one of 535 copies. With 13 drypoint etchings, the first, frontispiece, signed by Clark. ii, 124 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. A lovely copy of a scarce volume that is less a book than a work of art. Roland Clark's matchless drypoints, printed from the plates on fine watermarked deckle edge paper, are luminous-one doesn't have to be a devotee of wildfowling to appreciate their artistry. If one is a devotee, this book is profoundly satisfying. Frazier acknowledges this: "One of the most beautiful of the Derrydale Press books in every phase. In my opinion this one will continue to go up in value forever." Siegel 58; Frazier C-5-a

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        Von Tieren und Menschen. Die Auswahl besorgte ein Ausschuß des Leipziger Lehrervereins. Die Bilder hat Max Schwimmer gezeichnet. Als Lesebuch für das 4. Schuljahr eingeführt.

      Leipzig, Dürr\'sche Buchhandlung, 1931. Vierte, durchgesehene Auflage 191 (1) Seiten 8°, gebundene Ausgabe, illustrierter Original Halb-Leineneinband der Einband lichtschattig und fleckig, der Buchrücken oben und unten berieben, Tintenklekse auf den Seiten 121-124, auf dem Vorsatz Stempel des Vorbesitzers, das Buch ansonsten sauber und frisch, beigefügt eine vor- und rückseitige Orginal-Zeichnung von Max Schwimmer \"Affen\" und \"Dörnröschen\". Diese Zeichnungen dienten als Vor-Skizze für die späteren Abbildungen auf Seite 4 und Seite 70 im Buch. Max Schwimmer (* 9. Dezember 1895 in Leipzig - + 12. März 1960 ebenda) war ein bekannter deutscher Maler, Graphiker und Illustrator. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Die Kolonne. Zeitschrift für Dichtung. II. und III. (letzter) Jahrgang. Alle 10 Originalhefte.

      Wolfgang Jess, Dresden, 1931 - Dresden, Wolfgang Jess 1931/1932. 4°. OBr. Vollständige Serie der Zweimonatsschrift, die 1929 gegründet worden war. Beiträge, meist im Erstdruck, von Theodor Kramer, Johannes Lindner, Heinz Politzer, Erika Mitterer, Peter Huchel, Günter Eich, Paula Ludwig, Hermann Kasack, Paul Zech, Elisabeth Langgässer, Johannes R. Becher, Eberhard Meckel u.a. - Schönes Exemplar. Dietzel/Hügel 1613. Sprache: deu [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        IDYLL IN THE DESERT

      1931. New York: Random House, 1931. Original marbled red paper-covered boards with front cover label. First Edition, this being copy #265 of the 400 numbered copies SIGNED by Faulkner. A man goes up into the mountains of Arizona to try to recover from lung disease; a woman leaves her husband and two young children to join him there, nursing him back to health; he takes off, leaving her there to waste away from the disease she has contracted from him; as she declines she receives money from someone she believes to be her lover, but it is in fact from her husband... Numerous magazines rejected this story; it was ultimately picked up by Bennett Cerf at Random House for this edition.~This is a near-fine copy, with some minor wear at the fragile spine; it was issued without a printed dust jacket.

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        Les opérations logiques et les ensemblés 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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        Histoire De Babar, Le Petit Elephant.

      Paris: Jardin des Modes, 1931. - First Edition, First Issue, indicated by lack of elephant to verso of title page. Quarto. Bound in publisher's original black cloth spine, with pictorial boards, showing Babar and titles to front board; Babar patterned endpapers. French language. An amateur restorer has, at some point in the book's history, applied an unsuitable glaze to the front board which has not improved its appearance - the effect of which is reflected in the price. Corners bumped and worn, spine ends frayed, rear board scratched. Light spotting throughout. This is the first appearance of the much-admired elephant king, in which, after having suffered a tragic loss of a kind with Walt Disney's Bambi, Babar comes to learn an appreciation for the values of civilization, and returns to the jungle to bring the light of civilized life to its inhabitants. Upon his return, he discovers that the previous king has died from eating poisoned mushrooms, and is annointed as the new king by virtue of his modern and urban outlook. A somewhat unprepossessing copy of the first edition of this children's classic. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        WUTHERING HEIGHTS

      Random House, New York, 1931. Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine binding. Signed. A Limited Edition printing, with Clare Leighton's dozen brooding, atmospheric woodcut engravings, the same engravings which were adapted for the set of the Laurence Olivier 1939 film. This is #107 of 450 copies, signed by Clare Leighton on the limitation page. In the publisher's black cloth binding, with gilt titling and decoration to the backstrip. With the publisher's mylar wrapper. Near Fine binding.

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        Put in His Thumb, TLS and Signed and Inscribed Card to Philip Jessup.

      1931. With an Inscribed Presentation Card to Philip Jessup Llewellyn, K[arl] N[ickerson] [1893-1962]. Jessup, Philip [1897-1986]. Put in His Thumb. New York: The Century Company, [1931]. [x], 119 pp. Quarter cloth over speckled boards, black lettered title to front cover, deckle edges, most signatures unopened. Light shelfwear and soiling. Near-fine 5" x 3" presentation card inscribed to Philip Jessup and 8-1/2" x 11" mimeographed typescript presentation letter laid in. * First edition, first printing. Collected poems of one of the leading American legal thinkers of the twentieth century. One of these is a tribute to Oliver Wendell Holmes. The presentation letter is in the manner of a press release. It says, in part: "I hope you like them. But if you don't, send them back and get a check. (...) One thing will interest you: the number of law-men whose letters showed, or shyly confessed, or brazenly announced interest in verse is such as to threaten the existing order. Some unsuspected and insidious propaganda has been poisoning the purer factuality of the profession. Unless something is done about it, and at once, verse-in-lawyers may become respectable." The part-printed laid-in card features a caricature of a naked Llewellyn (?) sitting cross-legged and gesturing to a motto: "Nothing endures, surely not these. But me they please - Now they are yours." Below this motto is an autograph inscription to Philip Jessup dated October 7, 1931: "To my friend Phil Jessup, these play-word jingglings, as a contrast to the serious ones of law." Jessup, a judge on the International Court of Justice, important legal scholar and U.S. diplomat, was credited with playing a major role in ending the Soviet blockade of West Berlin. He was a representative to the United Nations General Assembly, as well as a U.S. ambassador at large from 1949 until his resignation in 1953. Like Llewellyn, he was a professor of law at Columbia University.

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        The Shakespeare Head Brontë.

      Oxford: Basil Blackwell & Houghton Mifflin Co. (pr. at the Shakespeare Head Press) 11 vols. 8vo (24 cm, 9.45"). I [Charlotte]: Frontis., x, [2], 312 pp.; 2 plts. II: Frontis., [6], 284 pp.; 2 plts. III: Frontis., [8], 351 pp.; 2 plts. IV: Frontis., [6], 362 pp.; 2 plts. V: Frontis., [8], 319, [1] pp.; 2 plts. VI: Frontis., [6], 313, [1] pp.; 2 plts. VII: Frontis., [10], 283, [1] pp.; 1 plt. I [Anne]: Frontis., [8], 220 pp.; 2 plts. II: Frontis., xi, [1], 282 pp.; 2 plts. III: Frontis., [6], 278 pp.; 1 plt. I [Emily]: Frontis., xii, 385, [1], 9, [1] pp.; 1 plt.. 1931 Large-paper issue of this 11-volume set of the works of all three Brontë sisters, illustrated by Jack Hewer with a total of 30 architectural and landscape views. The novels are complete here, including Agnes Grey, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, Wuthering Heights, Jane Eyre, Shirley, Villette, and The Professor. (There were several additional volumes of miscellaneous writings, letters, and biography published in this "Shakespeare Head" series, which was not complete until 1938; they are not part of this set.) Of the 1000 copies printed of this, 500 were printed on large paper and reserved for issue in America. The present example (numbered 452) is of the large paper size and in green cloth; it is not clear to us by what rule copies were bound in this green cloth and which in the orange reported elsewhere. Original green cloth, spines with printed paper labels, lacking the dust wrappers (which are scarce and almost never seen); labels darkened, a few starting to peel up at corners. Pages untrimmed, with some signatures unopened. A beautiful, clean example of this set.

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        The Shakespeare Head BrontE. Jane Eyre [2 vols.]. Agnes Grey. Wuthering Heights. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall [2 vols.]. Shirley [2 vols.]. Villette [2 vols.]. The Professor.

      Oxford Basil Blackwell for the Shakespeare Head Press 1931 - Eleven volumes, 8vo., bound in orange cloth gilt, all with dust jackets. Illustrations from engravings by Jack Hewer, with captioned tissue-protectors, to all volumes. Clean set, with no inscriptions or annotation. Edges foxed, to varying degrees, handling marks to some dust jackets, overall a VG set in VG dust jackets. (SHELF 6) NOTE: Very Heavy Set [10.3 kg+] might require special shipping arrangements. ** Pictures available upon request, if not already displayed here.** The shop is open 7 days a week. Over 20,000 books in stock - come and browse. PayPal, credit and most debit cards welcome. Books posted worldwide. For any queries please contact us direct. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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