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        Game Survey of the North Central States

      Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers' Institute, 1931. First edition. Hardcover. Used: Good. Green cloth with black corners and spine. Damp wrinkle and shelf wear. Much information on the Bobwhite, Prairie Chicken, and other game birds. Aldo Leopold's first book. Inscribed and signed by Aldo Leopold on ffep to Dr. E.E. Speaker (Speaker was active in early conservation efforts in Iowa). A rare, signed association copy.

      [Bookseller: Buteo Books]
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        Zwei Italienerinnen, Fruchtkörbe auf dem Kopf tragend und eine Treppe hinabsteigend.

      - Bleistift auf Maschinenbütten, rechts unten monogrammiert und datiert „EDK 1931". 28,5 x 22,5 cm. 1912/14 war Kinzinger Meisterschüler Adolf Hölzels, 1919 Mitbegründer der Uecht-Gruppe. Die „Schule für bildende Künste Hans Hofmann München" leitete er von 1930 – 33, lebte 1934 in Paris und siedelte anschließend in die USA über, wo er als Maler und Lehrer tätig war.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        La nuova architettura. 270 riproduzioni, 40 tavola a colori, 14 scritti originali di Sant'Elia, Marinetti, Sartoris, Prampolini, Fillia, Vedres, Le Corbusier, Gropius, Lurçat, Ginsburger, Von der Mühll, Diulgheroff.

      Unione tipografico editrice Torinese., Torino. 1931 - Torino. Unione tipografico editrice Torinese. 1931. 32x24 cm. 264 S., 10 S., 1 w. Bl. Originalhalbleinwandband mit illustriertem Überzugspapier in Schwarz/Rot auf Silber. Erste Ausgabe. - Die Tafeln auf leicht getöntem Papier. - In folgende Kapitel eingeteilt: Urbanesimo - Costruzioni monumentali - Chiese - Edifici pubblic - Costruzioni industriali - Ville e case - Case popolari economiche - Padiglioni - Giardini. - Kanten ewas berieben. Überzugspapier stellenweise abgesplittert. Vorsatz etwas gebräunt und leicht fleckig. Stempel auf Vorsatz und Titelblatt. - Sonst innen sauber. Sprache: Italienisch Originalhalbleinwandband mit illustriertem Überzugspapier in Schwarz/Rot auf Silber. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        Las luchas fratricidas de Espana (10 vols. en 7 tomos OBRA COMPLETA)

      Espasa Calpe. 1931-1940 Madrid. 19 cm. 10 vols. en 7 tomos. Encuadernacion en tapa dura artesanal en tela, lomo en piel con nervios y decorado. Por Alfonso Danvila. Contiene: 1. El testamento de Carlos II ; 2. La Saboyana: fragmentos de las memorias de Adelaida de Vaureal, condesa de Crevecoeur. ; 3. Austrias y Borbones ; 4. El primer Carlos III. ; 5. Almansa ; 6. La princesa de los Ursinos. ; 7. El archiduque en Madrid. ; 8. El Congreso de Utrecht. ; 9. El triunfo de las lises. ; 10. Aun hay Pirineos .. Cubierta deslucida. Sello de biblioteca. Firma del anterior propietario. (=542534=) Ver imagen

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        Légendes du Pays Basque d'après la tradition .

      1931. Ed. Librairie Delagrave. 1931 - Imp. Librairie Delagrave. París. . 1 Vol. . 158 pp. + índice. Folio Menor. Plena Piel. Bibliografía / Bibliofilia (Bibliofilia general), Idiomas (Euskera), Idiomas (Francés), Vasco-Navarro (General) . Bellísima edición de las leyendas del País Vasco, ilustrada por Tillac. Auténtico monumento a la bibliofilia vasca. Encuadernado en plena piel con nervios y dorados en lomera. Buen estado. Basque Legends .

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      Dunellen, NJ and New York: New Metropolitan Fiction, Inc. / McFadden, 1931. Dunellen, NJ and New York: New Metropolitan Fiction, Inc. / MacFadden, 1931. Six quarto issues bound into one volume (29.5cm); illustrated wrappers; 120; 136; 128; 120; 120; 112pp; illus. Minute loss to base of spines, light wear to extremities, with several short tears and creases to same; faint, shallow moisture staining to rear wrapper edges and margins of several issues, else complete and clean throughout; Very Good+ or better. The original six-part serialization (January-June, 1931) of what would become Robert E. Burns' novel I Am A Fugitive From A Georgia Chain Gang, published by the Vanguard Press in 1932. A slightly fictionalized but largely autobiographical account, written while in hiding, of the author's adventures with the Georgia penal system, beginning with his arrest for stealing $5.80 from an Atlanta grocer in 1922. By his own admission, the author sent his story to True Detective Mysteries through an indirect and secret channel while hiding out from the law. At a side-by-side comparison with the finished text of the novel, the serialized version shows textual variations in certain portions. The six issues notably include dozens of photographic illustrations throughout the text, prominently featuring Burns in civilian, military, and prison garb, photos of his family, facsimiles of numerous letters written on his behalf, and stark portrayals of prisoners on the chain gang. Burns's intent was to expose the brutality and corruption of the chain gang system, and he succeeded; the book created an instant furor upon publication and became a bestseller for Vanguard. It served as the basis for the Mervyn LeRoy film released later the same year, starring Paul Muni in the role of Burns. The film heralded a new genre - the prison drama - and won three Oscars including a Best Actor Award for Muni. While copies of the novel in dustjacket are notably scarce, the complete serial in its original state is nearly unobtainable. A primary source and rare, with nothing comparable available in the trade (2016) and OCLC showing 8 American institutions with any issues of this publication.

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        Stray Shots

      1931 - CLARK, Roland Hanmer. Stray Shots. New York: Derrydale Press, 1931. Octavo, original black cloth gilt, beveled edges, uncut. $2500.Limited private-press first edition, one of only 535 copies, of Clark’s first book of hunting reminiscences, with 13 wonderful dry-point etchings of game fowl by him.“From his boyhood days, Roland Clark’s lifelong passion was game birds, especially waterfowl. His illustrations of birds in their natural environment are astonishingly lifelike, even in his very early sketches. He was an ardent hunter and his art depicts game birds as the hunter actually saw them. So it is not suprising that hunters are his most ardent admirers” (Clark). “It has been said that he was often torn between shooting or sketching a bird, and as a result in a moment of indecision sometimes would lose both the bird and the drawing” (Russell Fink). Another avid sportsman, Eugene Connett, after studying the typography of Daniel Berkeley Updike, founded the famed Derrydale Press, with the intent “to reprint the very scarce early American books on sport which had become so rare that some of them would never be seen outside of a few private collections… and to produce a group of books on contemporary American sport which, because of their beauty, would be preserved.” Stray Shots, Clark’s first collection of hunting essays, “has become one of the most valued sporting books of all time” (Clark). Owner signature of renowned animal breeder Pansy Ireland, mistress of Georgia’s famed hunting lodge Pebble Hill, touted by Harper’s Magazine as “the best winter resort on three continents.”A fine copy, with distinguished provenance. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Beginnings of Printing in Utah, with a Bibliography of the Issues of the Utah Press, 1849-1860.

      Chicago, IL: John Calhoun Club, 1931. #97/160. Hardcover. Near fine. 91pp. Octavo [24.5 cm] in decorative boards over brown cloth gilt-stamped spine, deckle edges, in decorative board slipcase. Includes clear plastic wrapper. Slight rubbing to spine at tips, light rubbing to slipcase at extremities, else Fine. Original printing of this very hard to find work, hand-numbered 97 of 160 on limitation page.

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA ]
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      New York: Philip Van Doren Stern. Very Good+. 1931. First Edition. Hardcover. This text was issued to accompany a suit of ten original lithographs by Ben Shahn limited to 212 portfolios of which this is 53. Complete set of 10 unsigned lithographs printed In sepia, with accompanying booklet by Philip van Doren Stern (on rear cover). Lithographs based on the Thomas De Quincey work, Levana. All 10 lithographs and booklet are in VG+ condition. Folder somewhat worn. Rubbed spine ends & front corners. Spine has some cloth tears. Pair of cloth tears are torn. Art, Roman Goddess; Lighograph Drawings ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 10 pages .

      [Bookseller: Nick Bikoff, Bookseller]
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      Indianapolis, 1931. Original blue cloth, gilt. Corners lightly worn, spine a bit sunned. Presentation inscription on front fly leaf. Very good. Biography of Franklin D. Roosevelt, inscribed by him to his children: "For my very dear children, James & Betsy, from their devoted Pa. Franklin D. Roosevelt. Christmas 1931." A wonderful association.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Monuments Turcs d'Anatolie. Tome premier. Kayseri - Nigde.

      P., De Boccard 1931 - In-folio, cartonnage éditeur, VII- 166 pp. 103 fig. dans le texte, 56 planches hors-texte. Cartonnage fané, int. frais. Le second volume, publié en 1934, porte sur Amasya, Tokat & Sivas. in-folio [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Avenue - Veyrier]
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      Tarzana, California: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers,. [1931]. original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange.. Some ghosting on endpapers from jacket flaps, early owner's signature. in ink and his initials and address lightly rubber-stamped on the. front free endpaper, a nearly fine copy in fine pictorial dust. jacket. A very nice copy. (#151441). First edition. Fifteenth Tarzan book (sixteenth if THE ETERNAL LOVER is counted) and the first book to be published by Burroughs himself. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 329. Teitler 203. Bleiler (1978), p. 36. Reginald 02332. Heins TL-1.

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        The Waves

      Harcourt, Brace , 1931. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/NDJ . "One of WoolfÕs most experimental novels, 'The Waves' presents six characters in monologue - from morning until night, from childhood into old age - against a background of the sea. The result is a glorious chorus of voices that exists not to remark on the passing of events but to celebrate the connection between its various individual parts." [Pub. Info] 1ST US EDITION.

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        L'Exil dans l'Enfer. Le camp de la transportation à St. Laurent du Maroni (à l'époque du "Bagne").

      1931 ca 1931 - Manuscrit in-4 en feuilles (17 x 22 cm) de (4)-235 pp. sur papier quadrillé à l'encre noire, avec 23 vignettes contrecollées et plans légendés à la plume ou au lavis de gris, premier plat de couverture illustré en couleurs, boîte plein chagrin rouge. Manuscrit inédit sur le bagne de Guyane : c'est le deuxième titre révélé du surveillant Henri Berryer (1894- ?), après la découverte du manuscrit Sept mois au bagne (collection privée), « à ce jour le seul témoignage de personnel pénitentiaire rédigé dans l?Entre deux-guerres » (Marc Renneville). « Engagé en 1919 dans l?armée coloniale, Berryer a été affecté l?année suivante en Indochine au 2e régiment d?infanterie. Employé comme dessinateur au service géographique, il effectue plusieurs missions à Hanoï, Haiphong et au Cambodge. Ces affectations sont marquées par des hospitalisations pour dysenterie. En 1923, il sollicite un congé sans solde d?un an et se marie avec une métisse indochinoise. Libéré du service actif en août 1924, Berryer est un temps infirmier-major au service de la population locale et travaille ensuite comme civil dans divers emplois, notamment comme géomètre opérateur pour la prospection de gisements de charbons, dans la baie d?Ha-Long. Atteint de paludisme, Berryer souffre également d?une consommation d?opium, dont il est difficile de dire si elle est épisodique ou chronique. Alors qu?il envisage un retour en France pour se soigner, il est nommé surveillant militaire en Guyane. Après un séjour escale de moins d?un mois en France, Berryer débarque en Guyane le 22 juillet 1929 pour rejoindre son poste. Il n?y fera qu?un bref séjour. Sept mois exactement. « Sept mois au bagne » qu?il semble bien avoir vécu comme « sept mois de bagne ». Les relations de Berryer avec la hiérarchie pénitentiaire ne sont pas bonnes. Son surveillant principal le considère comme un élément « antimilitariste et très indiscipliné ». Surtout, Berryer est malade. Il présente des symptômes de « neurasthénie » - suivant la nosologie de l?époque ? qui le rendent incapable d?accomplir normalement son service. Ses antécédents de paludisme et de toxicomanie provoquent son admission, le 8 décembre 1929, à l?hôpital des îles du Salut (île Royale). Le 30 janvier 1930, il est transféré à l?hôpital de Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni. Fin février 1930, Berryer obtient un congé de convalescence de trois mois. Le 8 mars 1930, il quitte Saint-Laurent avec sa femme sur le courrier Biskra. Il embarque peu après sur le paquebot Macoris pour atteindre Le Havre, le 28 mars 1930. En juin, son congé de convalescence est prolongé de trois mois. A la fin de l?année 1930, Berryer est licencié de l?administration pénitentiaire pour inaptitude au service colonial. » (Marc Renneville) Il relata dès son retour son expérience de gardien dans un "rapport" extrêment critique (Sept mois au bagne, localisé et daté Nevers, 1931) qui décrit « très exactement ce qu?est le bagne sans prose superflue. C?est tout simplement la vie du surveillant et du condamné telle qu?elle est sous le climat débilitant de la Guyane française » précise-t-il dans son avant-propos. L'Exil dans l'Enfer développe son réquisitoire contre les conditions de vie au bagne à travers l'histoire tragique de « Bernard » un mécanicien ajusteur « condamné à l'issue d'une affaire obscure », son « transport » depuis l'île de Ré, son long séjour à l'infirmerie de l''île Royale, l'espoir de la révision de son procès et sa mort en captivité. Fort de son expérience, Berryer décide d'embarquer ses contemporains pour le bagne où la métropole envoyait et oubliait ses condamnés. Surveillant « qui reste fort critique envers les pratiques de ses collègues », sa compassion va au détenu, et il nous montre les aspects géographiques (les différents lieux et leur emploi), journaliers (Bernard affecté à la corvée chargée du ramassage des noix etc.) et psychologiques de la détention souvent tragique des bagnards. Après le rapport des sept mois au bagne, Berryer enfonce le clou avec une [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        IRZ. Illustrierte Republikanische Zeitung.

      (Bln., J.H.W.Dietz), 1931. - (Hrsg. vom Reichsbanner Schwarz-Rot-Gold). 8. Jahrgang. Nr. 1-52 [= alles Erschienene]. Fol. Hlwdbd. d. Zt. 832 SS. mit sehr zahlr. Fotos und Illustr. Sprache: Deutsch, Erste Ausgabe. - Mit Texten von Josef Maria Frank, Oskar Wöhrle, Bruno Vogel, Walter Meckauer (Fortsetzungsroman), Gerrit Engelke, Kurt Offenburg, Hans Bethge, Emil Lucka und Illustrationen von Karl Holtz, Hans Kossatz, Georg Wilke, Charles Girod u.a. - Eberlein II, 13233. Emig-S. S. 198. Seywald 412. - Vorsatz im Falz verstärkt, leicht gebräunt, waagerechte Knickfalte, vereinzelt Randeinrisse oder leichte Fingerflecke, ein Blatt gerissen, ein Kreuzworträtsel gelöst, insgesamt aber sehr gut erhalten. - Sehr selten. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Frank Albrecht (VDA/ILAB)]
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        Az útak éneke. Versek 1925-1930.

      Budapest: Merkur (Munka) 1931 - Quarto 23.5x16 cm., wrappers, 48pp. Cover design by Kassák with photo by Éva Besnyö; Justus (1905-1965) was a poet, social science author and political ideologue. He worked closely with Lajos Kassák and the Munka group during the 1930s, and this work is an early Munka publication, bearing the same cover design standards of Munka. Justus was engaged in political life, later jailed by the Rákosi régime for life and released in 1956. The present work, a collection of poems calling for social vision and remaking of man, made a strong impact in the literary community. Photographer Éva Besnyö, student of József Pécsi, is well known for her work for children’s books later in exile. Rare, early Munka publication: no library copies held outside of Hungary. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael Fagan Fine Art & Rare Books]
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      - RUSSIAN. (MARSHAK & BIBKOVA) VOINA c DNEPROM [THE WAR WITH THE DNEPR (RIVER) by S. Marshak. State Pub. House 1931. Small 4to, pict. wraps, VG+. The story of how the workers "fought" the Dnepr River and conquered it by building a dam. Illustrated with striking and almost surreal blue illustrations in typical constructivist style by G. Bibikova. The full color cover shows a worker holding a jackhammer in the manner of a rifle. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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      Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., Garden City 1931 - INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author "Dear George/with my love/Noel" to George Cukor, with his bookplate created by Paul Landacre on the front pastedown. Cukor directed "My Fair Lady," "The Philadelphia Story," and part of "Gone with the Wind," among many other films. Spine sunned, lacking the dustwrapper. Very Good copy with an exceptional association [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Die Brautnacht: Eine ethnologisch-kulturgeschichtliche u. sexualphysiologische Schilderung ihres Wesens und ihrer Bedeutg ; Eine Morphologie ihrer Erscheinungsformen. Die legitime Erotik: (Band 1);

      Wien, Berlin, Leipzig: Verlag für Kulturforschung; 1931,. 192 S. : mit Abb., zahlr. Taf., 25 cm, Gr.-8°, Leinen, 1931. Goldgepr. orig. Leinwand (ohne Schutzumschlag), 192 Seiten mit zahlreichen, teils ganzseitigen Abbildungen, 8 farbigen Tafeln, 7 Tiefdruckbeilagen und 6 auf Karton montierten s/w-Fotografien im Anhang. Einband berieben und etwas fleckig, Rücken aufgehellt und an Kopf und Fuß berieben und bestoßen, Buchblock locker in den Gelenken und an den Tafeln mehrfach gebrochen, Bindung gelockert, S. 71 bis S. 74 samt Tafel lose, die übrigen Tafeln locker, Seiten gelegentlich etwas braunfleckig. Im Ganzen akzeptables Exemplar. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        The Good Earth (First Edition)

      New York: John Day, 1931. First Edition. First Edition. First issue with "flees" on page 100, and "John Day Publishing Company" on the copyright page. Lacking the scarce dust jacket. Basis for the 1937 film starring Paul Muni and Luise Rainer, who won an Academy Award for her role, and directed by Sidney Franklin. Buck won the Pulitzer Prize for "The Good Earth" in 1932, and was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1938. Some light scuffing and an owner bookplate to the front endpaper, else Near Fine.

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        An Anxious Moment - Salmon Fishing

      Derrydale Press, New York 1931 - Number 32 of 250 copies, signed. Signed by artist lower left. image is 10 1/2" x 17 5/8" Signed by artist lower left. image is 10 1/2" x 17 5/8" [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Grafikblatt. Arbeitslose 1931.

      o. O., o. Vlg., /1974 1931 - (49 x 35 cm), Graphikblatt vom Künstler signiert und betitelt. Neuauflage (100 + 10) der Berliner Galerie Kunze, 1974. (Gerd Arntz - Kritische Grafiek en Beeldstatistiek, Den Haag , Gemeentemuseum 1976). 1200 gr. Schlagworte: Kunst - Proletarische [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Adolf Loos. Das Werk des Architekten.

      Verlag Anton Schroll,, Wien,, 1931 - eries: Neues Bauen in der Welt 4. Orig yellow red lettering. Cloth, folio, 43 pp. text, 270 ills. Tight binding, no marks or other imperfections. VG [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Memoirs of an Infantry Officer With Illustrations by Barnett Freedman BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER

      Faber and Faber,, 1931]. 8vo., First Illustrated Edition, with a coloured frontispiece, monochrome vignettes on title and half-title, 15 coloured plates, numerous monochrome illustrations and decorations in the text and coloured pictorial endpapers; coloured pictorial cloth, red sprinkled top, uncut, a very good, bright, clean copy in richly illustrated unclipped dustwrapper, the latter with one small loss at front fold-in, wanting first inch of backstrip (eliminating the words 'Memoirs of an Infantry') and small section (just affecting publisher's name) at tail. 3,500 copies were published on 17 September 1931 of which 780 were for sale in the US. The sheets of 300 copies were destroyed by enemy action in 1941. VERY SCARCE IN THE DUSTWRAPPER. Keynes, A33d.

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      [New York]: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. [1931] - Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-235 [236-240: blank] [note: last two leaves are blanks], original purple cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition in English. A translation of LE FAUTEUIL HANTE (1911), a satire of the French Academy. Bleiler (1978), p. 122. Reginald 08938. Hubin (1994), p. 498. A fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket (illustration by Politzer) with shelf wear at edges, shallow chips from spine ends and corner tips, and several short closed tears at edges, mostly along folds. (#147304) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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      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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Montanités. Einleitung von Jaques Coutant

      Paris, Catala frères, 20. Mai 1931. limitierte Auflage: Nr.23/150 in römischer Zählung:[ XXIII ] \"réservés specialement aux souscripteurs.\" Eines von 42 Vorzugsexemplaren für Subscribenten. Mit 28 Tafeln auf eierfarbenem Karton von Hand koloriert von J. Soudé. Mit handschriftlicher Signatur des Autors auf dem unbedruckten Vorsatz., Die erste kolorierte Farbtafel ebenfalls handsigniert vom Künstler. 32,5 cm, orig.-illustr. Pappband, an den Kanten geringfügig bestoßen und kaum sichtbar mit kleinen, hellbraunen Flecken. Im Vorderdeckel handschriftliche Bleistifteintrag zur Bibliographie des Buches.Insgesamt sehr gutes Exemplar. ***AUSSERORDENTLICH SELTEN*** PILLOIS, Jean Jacques. Montanités. Paris, Catala frères, 1931. Vol. in-4 cartonnage bradel illustré d une lithographie en noir. Bel exemplaire, frais et propre. Tirage limité à 150 exemplaires numérotés (n°132). Album de 28 planches montées sur onglet, les planches en couleurs enluminées par J. Soudé. Introduction de Jacques Coutant. Envoi/ autographe de l artiste sur la page de garde. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        Documents sur l'activité constructive dans tous les pays. Publiés sous la direction de Jean Badovici. Eté MCMXXXI ( 1931).

      Albert Morancé,, Paris,, 1931 - Kept in original stiff paper portfolio.(29 x 23,5 cm). Pp. 17-39 text (uncut) with a few drawings , and 25 loose photo plates and plans.(26-50) With the index for 'Été'.Introduction by Le Corbusier ( Troisieme Congres CIAM. Rapport sur le Parcellement du sol des villes). Contnts: Maison Savoye. Le Pavillon Suisse de la Cité Universitaire á Paris. Errazuriz. Le Plan 'Voisin'de Paris. La Cité-Refuge de L'Armée du salut.(condition: covers slightly browned. Added: Table des Matières Printemps et Été 1931)

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      Edité par "SOC" pour la Société Générale de Fonderie, Paris 1931 - 1/1000. Folio. Unpaginated. Uncut. Original gilt decorated green wrappers. Exquisite trade catalogue printed on filigraned Montval paper, and edited for the French Société Générale de Fonderie. This work is profusely illustrated with 4 color tipped-in, 1 color vignette, and 30 modernist photographic reproductions in heliogravure, a number attributed to Germaine Krull. About 1/3 of the stunning photographic reproductions are photomontages. Most of the photographs depict iron factories, gas appliances, water-heaters, and other appliances manufactured by the Société Générale de Fonderie. Moderate shelf wear with tiny closed tears on lower edges of wraps. Gold decoration slightly faded. Text in French. Wrappers in overall good+, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Das Hohe Lied Salomo. (Nach der ersten Ausgabe der Lutherischen Bibelübersetzung). Mit 11 (7 ganzseit.) Illustrationen und 13 Initialen in Orig.-Holzschnitt von Eric Gill.

      Leipzig, Insel Verlag 1931. - FL3403 4° ( 26,2 x 13,5 cm). Originalhalbpergament mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Pergamentecken im OriginalSchuber. 31 (1) Seiten mit 11 Illustrationen, davon sieben ganzseitig, und 13 Initialen in Originalholzschnitt. Der einfache Pappschuber etwas nachgedunkelt und beschabt. Richtig schönes Exemplar. Vorliegend Nummer 55 von 100 (GA 158) numerierten Exemplaren auf Maillol-Kessler-Bütten. Hierbei handels es sich um den letzten vollendeten Druck der Cranachpresse und einem der schönsten deutschen Pressendrucke. - Druck unter der Leitung von Graf Kessler und M. Goertz in der Jenson-Antiqua, geschnitten eigens für die Cranach-Presse von E. Prince. - Neben dieser deutschsprachigen Fassung, erschien eine lateinische und französische Ausgabe (in jeweils etw. abweichender Ausstattung). 550

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1931. First Edition. Hardcover. Offsetting from old clipping front and rear, not touching Cather's inscription. Spine sunned. Very Good in a reasonably Very Good dustwrapper with minor tears and chipping. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper for Bertha Libby. Signed examples of the trade issue are much scarce than that of the limited edition.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        DEATH AND TAXES (signed limited edition)

      Viking, New York 1931 - #79 of an edition of only 250 numbered copies signed by the author. Black and white decorated boards with maroon morocco spine label, in black card slipcase. pp 62, [2]. The delicate cloth has narrow chips along right hand side of spine and gutter of front cover, the largest being an inch long at the top; endpapers mottled tan from binding glue; mild rubbing to top and bottom edges; else fine. The slipcase spine has rubbing to head and foot, with shallow chip along one edge of the morocco label (gilt lettering not affected); rubbing to edges of open end; split to top edge neatly repaired; VG otherwise. The handsome decorated binding cloth is prone to wear and the endpapers most often have the tanning. We have supplied a plastic wrapper for the book itself. Her second and best-known collection of light verse. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Steven Temple Books]
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        Philip\'s 12 inch (31 cm) Terrestrial Globe - Erdglobus. Geographical Institute George Philip\'s Son Ltd, 32 Fleet Street London Principal shipping routes with distances in nautical miles. Principal transcontinental Railroads. Principal Air Mail routes

      London, 1931. Terrestrial Globe 12 inches (31 cm) on wooden tripod. Height 57 cm Age: 1930\'s. Condition: some abrasions with very limited text loss in the Atlantic, otherwise fine condition. Versand D: 9,90 EUR

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Liber Antiqua]
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        These 13

      1931 - FAULKNER, William. These 13. New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, (1931). Octavo, original red and beige cloth, top edge silver, uncut. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $5500.Signed limited first edition of the first collection of Faulkner’s stories, one of only 299 copies signed by him, featuring the evocative “A Rose for Emily,” and “That Evening Sun”â€"“perhaps the most perfect story in the collection” (New York Times).Appearing two years after The Sound and the Fury, Faulkner’s These 13 was issued on September 13, 1931 while he was immersed in the novel Light in August. These 13 won early praise as a collection of stories that “are, for the most part, Faulkner novels in miniature,” with A Rose For Emily highlighted as “one of the strongest” tales, and That Evening Sun as “perhaps the most perfect story in the collection.” Faulkner is “the latest star in the American literary firmament… This collection of his short stories in unreservedly recommended” (New York Times). “It is highly likely that the limited issue precedes the trade issue because the page numbers in the limited issue are italicized and enclosed in brackets, while the brackets are removed and the type is Roman in three successive printings of the trade issue” (Petersen A9.1). Without rare original tissue dust jacket; as issued without slipcase. This copy unnumbered. Bruccoli & Clark I:122. Expert repair to front inner paper hinge. An about-fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        The Four Gospels of Lord Jesus Christ according to the Authorized Version of King James I.

      Waltham St. Lawrence: The Golden Cockerel Press,, 1931. Folio (330 × 235 mm). Original white half pigskin by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, gilt lettered and banded spine, gilt cockerel device in 5th compartment, cream-coloured buckram sides, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Housed in a custom made sand-coloured solander box. Printed in 18-point Golden Cockerel type, 65 wood-engraved illustrations by Eric Gill, 4 of which are full-page. Spine lightly toned and rubbed. An excellent copy. Number 308 of a limited edition of 500 copies. "Conceived in the fruitful mind of Robert Gibbings, this is the Golden Cockerel book usually compared with the Doves Bible and the Kelmscott Chaucer. A flower among the best products of English romantic genius, it is also surely, thanks to its illustrator, Eric Gill, the book among all books in which Roman type has been best mated with any kind of illustration" (E. R. Gill, Eric Gill, 285).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE GLASS KEY (True First Edition, Published in London)

      London: Knopf, 1931. Hammett, Dashiell. THE GLASS KEY. London and New York, Knopf, 1931. Fiirst edition, first issue (preceding the New York publication by three months). A fresh, superb copy in original publisher's deep blue cloth, which, despite some foxing to the prelims and final leaves,, is as FINE as one could hope for in the absense of the original dust jacket (which is one of the great DJ rarities of the 20th century). Tiny bookseller stamp to rear paste-down. Custom quarter-morocco clamshell box.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Lakin & Marley Rare Books ]
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        Guys and Dolls.

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company,, 1931. Octavo. Original red cloth, spine and front board lettered in gilt. With the dust jacket. Housed in a custom black cloth solander box with printed paper label to spine and elaborate cloth onlay reproducing the jacket design to the front board. Extremities very slightly rubbed as usual, edges toned with a few faint spots, the cloth and lettering bright and fresh. An excellent copy in the rubbed, toned and slightly nicked dust jacket, chipped at joints and spine-ends to minor loss of lettering and with the joint between front panel and flap split from the bottom edge to about halfway. First edition, first printing. Scarce in any condition, and extremely so thus: this is the only the second copy we have handled, and the first in the dust jacket, with just seven jacketed copies in auction records dating back to 1958.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Bolond Istók bábszínháza. Jaschik Álmos rajzaival. [Istók Bolond's Puppet Theater. Illustrated by Álmos Jaschik.]

      Napkelet (Magyar Földrajzi Intézet) (1931), Budapest - With hand coloured lithographs on each pages. First edition. Limited, numbered edition up to 50. Printed on hand made paper. Leaves bound together with green string. Signed by Jaschik. 31, (1) p. Álmos Jaschik (1885-1950) was a graphic artist, scenic designer and pioneer of Hungarian animated cartoon. László Mécs (1895-1978) was a Hungarian poet, contributor of the chief Transylvanian avant-garde periodical the "Periszkóp". Leaves bound together with green string First edition. Limited, numbered edition up to 50. Printed on hand made paper. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        Hippold, Erhard. - Fischernetze in Nikolaiken. - "Nikolaiken".

      - Aquarell, auf Büttenkarton, 1931. Von Erhard Hippold. 52,5 x 36,0 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Verso in Bleistift Bezeichnet: "Nikolaiken 31 / E. Hippold". Dazu Nachlass-Stempel des Künstlers. - Originale Reißzwecklöchlein in den Ecken. Farbfrische und kontrastreiche Erscheinung. Insgesamt guter Erhaltungszustand. Erhard Hippold (1909 Wilkau - 1972 Bad Gottleuba). Lehre zum Porzellanmaler. Ab 1926 in der kunstgewerblichen Abteilung der Vereinigten Technischen Schulen in Zwickau, wo sein Talent von dem Maler Hans Christoph entdeckt wird. 1928 Studium an der Kunstgewerbeakademie Dresden bei Carl Rade. 1931 Unterricht bei Ferdinand Dorsch und Max Feldbauer, ab 1932 dessen Meisterschüler. 1933-39 freischaffend, zusätzlich tätig als Korsettzuschneider. 1933 muss er die Akademie aus politischen Grünen verlassen. 1934 Beginn der Künstlerfreundschaft mit Carl Lohse. 1936 Heirat mit Gussy Hippold Ahnert. 1939-45 als Soldat in englischer Kriegsgefangenschaft. Danach wieder freischaffend in Radebeul. 1949 übernahmen Gussy und Erhard Hippold die Miederwarenwerkstatt ihres Vaters im Haus Sorgenfrei im Stadtteil Oberlößnitz. In den 1950er Jahren beschäftigte er sich zunehmend mit Drucktechniken und unternahm Studienreisen an die Nord? und Ostsee und in die Länder des Baltikums.

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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      Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, London 1931 - 8vo. Unpaginated. Original marble patterned boards, blue endpapers. Very short tear top of spine.Spine rubbed and a little bumped. Corners a little bruised. A fragile binding that has come through well. No.413/500 copies signed by the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        Autograph Letter Signed

      Two pages on octavo sheet stationary, "The Bell Inn, Malmesbury, Wilts." printed in type. "July 31, 1931. Dear Burdett [Osbert Burdett, author], It would have given me the greatest pleasure if you and dear Moray (for whom I have much affectionate regard) had lunched or dined with me- but Canon Gray [i.e. John Gray] and I are here for August. He never wearies of Malmesbury... He went today to Dorchester and Tuesday and I met him in Salisbury. I hope dear Brother is better. I also hope you will come again to Scotland and let me make your acquaintance. I have quite a large box filled with Courtenay's letters. I hope to see Mrs. Rivets and the children this month. One of the girls has been for 8 months under treatment for glandular trouble. I wish WCR were still with us. Did you read and like Saturday Night at the Greyhound? John Hampson ame and stayed a few days with me. Regretfully, Andre S. Raffalovich." The Courtenay referred to was John Edward Courtenay Bodley, a fellow undergraduate and friend of Wilde's at Balliol who later was to write maliciously on Wilde. A fascinating and thoroughly salutary letter.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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