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        Back Street

      Cosmopolitan, New York 1931 - First edition. Fine in fine, primarily white dustwrapper. Hurst's soaper of a woman whose love for a man doesn't die when he marries another was filmed three times, first in 1931 by John M. Stahl with Irene Dunne and John Boles; most notably by Robert Stevenson in 1940 with Charles Boyer and Margaret Sullivan; and finally in 1961 by David Miller with Susan Hayward and John Gavin. A stunning copy, as nice as one could wish for. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Fall, Assiniboine River [Original Colour Woodcut]

      - 1931. () Fine. Original colour woodcut. Signed at the bottom right corner, in pencil, by the artist. 8.5" X 7.25" (26.5 X 18.5 cm). In decorative painted wooden frame and beige matting. Frame measures 15.5" X 13.5" (39 X 34.5 CM) and is painted dark brown, there are wooden squares which have been painted a more reddish brown attached at the corners for decoration. The frame has a metal hanger at the back. The woodcut displays bright and warm autumn colours which fill the soft, organic shapes trees, water and clouds. Boulet MBL150. Edition of 200. The Assiniboine River is a 1,070-kilometre (660 mi) river that runs through the prairies of Western Canada in Saskatchewan and Manitoba. It is a tributary of the Red River. Walter Joseph Phillips (October 25, 1884 – July 5, 1963) was an English-born Canadian painter and woodcutter, acclaimed as one of Canada's most famous printmakers and for popularizing the colour woodcut in the style of the Japanese. His artistic career spanned from the 1900s through the 1940s, during which time his work was exhibited throughout North America and Great Britain. In 1940 he was asked to become a resident artist at the Banff Centre, then known as the Banff School of Fine Arts, where he played an important role in the development of their visual arts program. Its Walter Phillips Gallery, which focuses on contemporary art, is named after him. The Glenbow Museum in Calgary, Alberta holds an extensive collection of Phillips works and a research archive. Phillips' work reflects his direct response to nature. Signed by Walter J. Phillips. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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      Vanguard Press, New York 1931 - Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1-2] 3-294 [295-296: blank], original red cloth, spine stamped in gold, top edge stained red. The author's third novel to be published in book form and the last to be published by Vanguard Press (he would move to Farrar and Rinehart with his next book). A mainstream novel concerning a man trying to who is unable to establish a lasting relationship with women. Townsend (ed), Rex Stout: An Annotated Primary and Secondary Bibliography, A7. A nearly fine copy in a very good dust jacket with some age darkening to spine panel and a 4mm x 17mm chip to lower spine panel, a small chip to upper left corner of spine and overall dust soiling. (15725) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Seed on the wind / Rex Stout

      London : Morley & Mitchell Kennerley, Jr., 1931, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionVery good copy in the original silver-blocked, silver-titled cloth. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dulled and dust-toned as with age. Some minor staining to panels and spine. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Includes slip from 'Boots Book-lovers Library' tipped in at colophon. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 368 pages; Physical desc.: 368 p. ; 19 cm. Subjects: Mystery and crime fiction - American fiction - 20th century.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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      London, privately printed, 1931.. FIRST EDITION 1931. Preface by W. S. Pennefather, Privately printed for the Company. Large 8vo, approximately 250 x 180 mm, 10 x 7 inches, colour frontispiece plus 17 black and white plates of portraits, watches and clocks, plus a line drawing, pages: xvi, 1-339, original publisher's dark green cloth, gilt lettering to spine and upper cover, gilt coat of arms to upper cover. Binding slightly rubbed, a neat small ink name and address on both pastedowns, and signature in pencil on first free endpaper, light foxing to first endpaper and blank side of colour frontispiece, otherwise a very good tight copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        Le Theatre des Nuits Blanches.- Avec envoi a. s. de l'auteur.

      P., Editions surrealistes, chez Jose Corti, 25 septembre 1931.. 19,5 x 14 cm, 34 p. Broche, couv. impr. rempliee.. Edition originale, tirage limite a 110 ex. numerotes, un des cent sur velin Johannot a la forme (apres 10 Japon nacre). Avec un envoi autographe signe de Pierre Unik a Jean Cassou. . Emballages soignes, expedition rapide. Photographies originales du livre visibles sur librairie-solstices .

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        The Man who Died.

      . London: Martin Secker 1931. 98 pp. Uncut in publisher's cloth with golddecoration on spine with dustjacket. Binding a little faded, dustjacket a little worn. * Limited to 2000 copies..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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      New York: Covici Friede Publishers, 1931. First edition, limited. Hardcover. SIGNED. 106pp. Quarto [31 cm] Black cloth with decorative silver stamping and title on the front board and backstrip. Very good plus, with subtle sunning to the spine, and gentle bumping and rubbing to the extremities. There are a handful of light scratches on the covers, with the longest scratch measuring 5 inches. There are a couple of short splits in the cloth at the foot of the spine, and the underlying boards are just beginning to peek through at the fore edge corners of the front cover. There is a contemporary gift inscription on the front free endpaper, and the pages are darkened. Number 376 of 1500. Signed by Vassos on the limitation page. Phobia is Vassos' most personal work, an examination of 24 of the numerous and varied fears that plague humankind.

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Perry's Hotel and Boarding House Guide - Countries, Towns and Health Resorts.

      London. Walter Perry and Co. Ltd. 1931. - Edition for 1931. Profusely illustrated with photographs, drawings and period advertisements. 4to. Gilt titled crimson cloth. An absolute treasure depicting the grand and elegant days of travel. A complete guide to Hotels and boarding houses in Great Britain, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Canada and the USA. Charming period advertising allows one to travel back to the heady romantic days of Somerset Maugham and the Orient Express. Indexed and tabbed, this is a true gem of nostalgia. A Very Good copy [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, Ltd. ABAA , ILAB]
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        *Theatrum novum Pedemontii : Ideen, Entwürfe und Bauten von Guarini, Juvarra, Vittone, wie anderen bedeutenden Architekten des piemontesischen Hochbarocks

      Düsseldorf : L. Schwann. 1931. 95; 300; 27x18,5cm;. Halbpergament. Zustand: Gut bis Sehr Gut min. gebräunt, sehr selten min. bis gering braunfleckig (Innen); Innenbandbereich, die ersten und letzten Seiten, gering bis leicht braunfleckig; Schnitt oben gold und leicht angestaubt, restlicher Schnitt ist im Durchschnitt geringfügig braunfleckig; Einband Außen hat leichte Gebrauchsspuren; Oberer Buchrücken hat eine kleine bräunliche Stelle;

      [Bookseller: Firma Gebrauchtbücherlogistik (Versand m]
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      David McKay, 1931. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Philadelphia: David McKay Company, [1930]: First Edition, First Printing. Near Fine, in a Very Good+ original dust jacket. Faint edge wear to cloth, light lean to spine. Light rubbing and light edge wear to dust jacket, with a chip to the bottom of the front panel. A rather sharp copy, in the scarce dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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      . Litograferet plakat i farver trykt af Andreassen og Lachmann 1931. 62x84 cm * Har vaeret foldet 2 gange. Med ca. 5 cm. brud i vandret foldekant. Plakaten bör duberes..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Des Curieusen Nunmehr vollkommenen Keller-Meisters Anderer Theil [.] Durch einen Liebhaber aller Curiositäten.

      Johann Georg Lochner, Nuremberg 1931 - A gorgeous copy that has been professionally restored. Rebacked with matching goatskin, title page and front flyleaf repaired and both interior joints repaired. 582 pp. plus [26] pp. folded double-page large title in red and black. Third edition of the supplementary volume to Curiosen cellar masters, rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Smythe Books LLC, ABAA]
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        Nikolauskult und Nikolausbrauch im Abendlande : Eine kultgeographisch- volkskundliche Untersuchung Karl Meisen, Forschungen zur Volkskunde ; H. 9/12

      Düsseldorf : Schwann, 1931.. Originalausgabe XX, 558 S. : Mit 2 Kt. u. 217 Textbildern ; 4° gebundene Ausgabe, rotes Leinen, Rückenbeschriftung etwas abgeblättert, goldgeprägter Deckel und Rücken, sonst Exemplar in guten Erhaltungszustand. Standardwerk über den Hl. Nikolaus Sakrale +++++ 20 Jahre Antiquariat Christmann in Wiesbaden +++++

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        In the shadow of Mount McKinley . Foreword by John Burnham

      Derrydale Press, New York 1931 - Edition limited to 750 copies, 8vo, pp. [2], xiii, [1], map endpapers, color frontispiece after a painting by Carl Rungius, folding map, numerous illustrations from photographs by the author plus others by Rungius; bookplate and ownership signature of Robert Rulon Miller, Christmas, 1935; spine a little faded, else very good in original blue cloth lettered in gilt on upper cover and spine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Waters Flowing Eastward

      Paris Editions R.I.S.S. 1931. 225 pages. "Beneath the great westward flow of our civilization, there are undercurrents moving eastward. These are impelled by a spirit which looks back to the east, to the days of tyrant and slave, of luxury and misery, and incidentally to the suppression of western culture... The following pages are designed to cast light on these eastern undercurrents which have undermined western states." - from Preface. Black and white photographic portrait of Sergius A. Nilus. Erratum list affixed inside front cover. Unmarked. Above-average wear. Age-yellowing to card covers and contents. Covers nearly detached from textblock. Binding tender. First Edition Paperback 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall; First Edition. Fair

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        Mourning becomes Electra, A Trilogy

      HORACE LIVERRIGHT INC, NY 1931 - this special edition of Mourning becomes Electra consists of five hundred and fity copies, of which five hundred copies (numbered 1 to 500) are for sale, and fifty copies (numbered 501 to 550) are for presentation. This copy is number 465 and signed, tan hardback in black slipcase, boards are age toned, slipcase is missing spine part & badly chipped around edges, general shelf wear, tanned/foxed at spine, and tanned spine. DATE PUBLISHED: 1931 EDITION: 256 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Mourning Becomes Electra, a Trilogy

      New York, H. Liveright, Inc., 1931, Hardback, First EditionVery good copy in the original gilt-blocked, full vellum over bevelled boards. Spine bands and panel edges slightly rubbed, speckled and dust-toned as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 256 pages; Description: 256 p. 21 cm. Subjects: O'Neill, Eugene 1888-1953. Limited to 550 copies (this no. 158) . SIGNED by the author.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Beim Bau der chinesischen Mauer

      Kiepenheuer, Berlin 1931 - Erste Ausgabe. Hrsg. und mit einem Nachwort versehen von Max Brod und Hans Joachim Schoeps. Einband von Georg Salter. Ohne Schutzumschlag - Wilpert/Gühring 11; Raabe 146.11. Sammelwürdiges Exemplar. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Mahrenholz]
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        Mourning Becomes Electra, a Trilogy

      New York, H. Liveright, Inc. 1931 - Description: 256 p. 21 cm. Subjects: O'Neill, Eugene 1888-1953. Limited to 550 copies (this no. 158) . SIGNED by the author. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked, full vellum over bevelled boards. Spine bands and panel edges slightly rubbed, speckled and dust-toned as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 256 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1931 - First edition. Fine in a very near fine dustwrapper with the slightest of uniform age-toning. A lovely copy of 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. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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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. 2500 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Einheitliche Theorie von Gravitation und Elektrizität

      Berlin, : Verlag der Akademie der Wissenschaften. Sonderabdruck / Offprint.. Außergewöhnlich guter Zustand. / Original Brochure in Fine condition.. Sonderabdruck / Offprint. Berlin, Verlag der Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1931. 8°. 19 Seiten. Originale Broschur. Außergewöhnlich guter Zustand. / Original Brochure in Fine condition. [Sitzungsberichte der Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Sitzung der physikalisch-mathematischen Klasse 1931. - XXV.] [Weil No.182]

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        The Face in the Abyss

      Horace Liveright, Inc., New York 1931 - 343 pp. Currey, 1979, p. 364. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 155. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1158. In 333, p. 45. Reginald, 10063. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 1483. Bleiler, 1978, p. 138. Soldiers of fortune expedition in search of Inca treasure. Beautiful handmaidens. Snake Mother. Lost city. And the evil Nimir. One of Merritt's best. Original yellow decorated cloth with front cover and spine stamped in black, fore edge untrimmed, top edge stained red. Some light foxing to cloth. A very good+ to near fine copy in near very good dust jacket with chipping at spine ends and edges, wear along front flap fold. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Beyond Barsoom Books]
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        The Glass Key

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1931. First American edition. Near Fine/Very Good +. A sharp copy of Hammett's fourth novel. Book nearly Fine with a few spots to the topstain and the spine very slightly faded. In a Very Good + dust jacket that is also a bit faded at the spine and with minor rubbing and wear at the extremities. "The Glass Key" follows a gambler, Ned Beaumont, who gets in over his head when he becomes involved in a murder investigation. It is considered by many to Hammett's best work. It was a major influence on the hard boiled genre from one of its greatest practitioners. The book was adapted into a radioplay starring Orson Welles in addition to a well reviewed 1942 film with Veronica Lake, Alan Ladd, and Brian Donlevy. Writing in The Guardian, author James Ellroy said of the book: "The Glass Key is Hammett's last great work of fiction. It's a model of economical storytelling. It's sombre and invigorating in equal measure. It's a predator's vision of the American jungle, and a book with a deep and troubled love for America - this huckster's paradise - itself. Hammett was the great poet of the great American collision - personal honour and corruption, opportunity and fatality.". Near Fine in Very Good +. dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        Salmon Fishing

      Seeley Service & Co. Ltd., London 1931 - London: Seeley Service & Co. Ltd., Lonsdale Library Volume X, 1931, 472pp including Index. Limited Edition #239 of 275 copies, SIGNED BY Author, with Seven Salmon flies housed in rear cover under clear protector, illustrated with b&w drawings, tipped in color and b&w plates, 3 maps at end showing the principal rivers and loughs of Ireland and Scotland, and the principal salmon rivers of England & Wales. Gilt blue morocco, with gilt crowned L's at each corner, spine with gilt title and 4 gilt crowns. marbled endpapers, page edges untrimmed, top edge gilt, silk ribbon marker. A Beautiful book and in wonderful condition. Extra postage required. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Liberati Books]
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        Edward Hopper

      New York: Whitney Museum of American Art. (1931). First. First edition. Thin quarto. Bookplate of a noted journalist and historian on the front pastedown, clippings affixed on the page facing the title page and on the rear fly, else near fine in a tattered, good only dustwrapper. Inscribed by Edward Hopper: "To J. Owen Grundy of The Villager who not only inspired but generously conducted the campaign that (we hope) will save No. 3 for another century as an historic art center on Washington Square. Edward Hopper." Below this Hopper's wife, the painter Josephine Nivison Hopper, has also signed and dated the sentiment "Mar. 17, 47." The entire inscription is in Edward Hopper's hand except for Josephine Hopper's signature and the date. Laid in is an invitation to a private viewing of the exhibit at the Whitney. A reporter and associate editor of The Villager from 1946 to 1959, Owen Grundy became a major figure in the movement to preserve the architectural heritage of New York and Jersey City. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        TURKESTANSKIY KHLOPOK. [Turkestan Cotton].

      . Published by OGIZ Molodaya Guradiya, Moscow 1931. Richly illustr. with colourdrawings by M. Rankov, E. Rodova. 12 pp..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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      Doubleday, Doran and Co. 1931 - THE SCIENCE OF LIFE 1931; Signed by H.G. Wells, G.P. Wells, J.S. Huxley; First Edition Stated, Limited Edition; Doubleday, Doran & Co.; Profusely Illustrated; w6.5"xh9.6"; Each About 400 Pages; Very Rare!!! Great For any Science Fan or of the Famous Authors or Collector. Great Gift Idea; Complete in Four Volumes; #558 of only 750 Sets Produced!!! ATTRIBUTES: Four Charming original blue paper cover designs with cloth bindings, gold borders, gold facsimile signature to front boards, pasted on spine labels, signed by all three Authors on Limitation page, with four great color frontispieces and around 300 great illustrations throughout and a Wonderful Read; Nice Sizes!!! SUMMARY: The Science of Life is a book written by H. G. Wells, Julian Huxley and G. P. Wells, giving a popular account of all major aspects of biology as known in the 1920s. It has been called "the first modern textbook of biology" and "the best popular introduction to the biological sciences." Wells's most recent biographer notes that The Science of Life "is not quite as dated as one might suppose." The book was originally serialized in 31 fortnightly parts. The volume includes more than 300 illustrations. It was a great success, though the stock market crash and subsequent depression held back sales, in part because of declining memberships in book clubs. It has been said of Book Four (The How and Why of Development and Evolution) that it "offers perhaps the clearest, most readable, succinct and informative popular account of the subject ever penned. It was here that [Huxley] first expounded his own version of what later developed into the evolutionary synthesis". BACKGROUND: Herbert George "H. G." Wells (21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946) was a prolific English writer in many genres, including the novel, history, politics, and social commentary, and textbooks and rules for war games. He is now best remembered for his science fiction novels, and Wells is sometimes called the father of science fiction, as are Jules Verne and Hugo Gernsback. His most notable science fiction works include The War of the Worlds, The Time Machine, The Invisible Man, and The Island of Doctor Moreau. George Philip Wells (17 July 1901 – 27 September 1985), son of the British science fiction author H. G. Wells, was a zoologist and author. He co-authored, with his father and Julian Huxley, The Science of Life. A pupil at Oundle School, he was in the first class to learn Russian as a modern language in a British school. He accompanied his father to Soviet Russia in 1920, acting as his Russian translator and exchanging ideas with Russian zoology students. He won an entrance Exhibition to Trinity College, Cambridge, where he became Senior Scholar in his first year of residence. Sir Julian Sorell Huxley (22 June 1887 – 14 February 1975) was an English evolutionary biologist, eugenicist, and internationalist. He was a proponent of natural selection, and a leading figure in the mid-twentieth century evolutionary synthesis. He was Secretary of the Zoological Society of London (1935–1942), the first Director of UNESCO, a founding member of the World Wildlife Fund and the first President of the British Humanist Association. CONDITION: Conditions are Good+/Very Good. Some wear to edges, darkening/browning to spines, light blemishing to plates/opposite plate pages, rest of pages/hinges are very good, text blocks sprung from spines as issued so could be a little tighter but all together. Overall, for over 80 years old they're in Good+/Very Good Condition!!! [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      Brentano's Publishers, 1931., 1931. First edition. With the Adrian Goldstone bookplate on front pastedown sheet. Author's second mystery novel and the first to introduce Hildegarde Withers, the snoopy, old-maid sleuth and schoolteacher. Lightly sunned on the spine, else a near fine, clean, copy in a bright, unfaded dust jacket with professional restoration to the front cover near the spine fold and the other near the flap fold. Both repairs have been repaired on the verso and are virtually invisible. The very scarce first Hildegarde Withers mystery in which Hildegarde is escorting her class on a tour of an aquarium when she discovers a body amongst the penguins. This story was made into the 1932 RKO Radio film of the same name and starred Edna May Oliver as Hildegard Withers and James Gleason as Inspector Oscar Piper, An attractive copy of a Haycraft/Queen Cornerstone mystery novel.

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        BAHA'ISM Its Origin, History, and Teachings

      Fleming H. Revell Company, New York Chicago 1931 - 7 5/8" x 5 1/8" in dark green cloth with blind stamped front cover design. Gilt lettering on spine partly rubbed off, owner's name and date on flyleaf: about VERY GOOD PLUS or better condition. 214pp. [RARE] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: THE BOOK VAULT]
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        The Owl In The Attic And Other Perplexities

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1931 - 151 pages. Includes illustrations. Inscribed by the author. First edition, first printing. Illustrated by Thurber. Inscribed by Thurber on the third free sheet. E.B. White wrote the introduction to this, his first solo book. Includes, Mr. and Mrs. Monroe, Pet Department and Ladies' and Gentlemen's Guide to Modern English. Very good+ book with the spine very slightly faded and a touch of soiling to the covers in a very good+ dust jacket with slight chipping to the edges and the spine very slightly soiled. A very nice copy! [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fireproof Books]
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        The Devil and X.Y.Z.

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1931 - Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in green. With the dust jacket. Some foxing to edges and endpapers; an excellent copy in the jacket with sunned spine. First edition, first impression of this scarce thrilling novel. The publisher's file copy with their stamp to the front panel of the jacket, front pastedown and title page.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Real McCoy

      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company. 1931. First. First edition. Fine in near fine dustwrapper but for a small chip on the spine. "The true story of Captain Bill McCoy of the Tomoka, the founder of Rum Row and King of Rum Runners." Inscribed by the subject of the book: "To Bob Davis, the man who suggested that this yarn be put in print. Bill McCoy." McCoy was probably the most famous of the rum runners, who would bring liquor to the edge of American territorial waters and offload it onto small craft in order to elude the authorities. Rum runners were famous for watering the liquor that they illegally imported during Prohibition. McCoy apparently never did so, and handled only high quality brands, hence popularizing the phrase "The Real McCoy." Scarce either signed or in jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Jag Minns. Minnen fran ett langt liv

      Bonniers 1931 - Ilustrado [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        India in Revolt

      London: Eyre and Spottiswoode,, 1931. Octavo. Original orange cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Cloth faded to spine and edges, tips bumped, internally fresh; a very good copy. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "With love to Mother, from her son the author, J. F. C. Fuller." It was subsequently given to her other son, Walter, and noted in his handwriting below the inscription: "A. W. J. Fuller from Mother."

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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