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        Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come, The

      1931. A Hero as American as Huckleberry Finn or Tom Sawyer[WYETH, N.C., illustrator]. FOX, John, Jr. The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come. A Limited Edition with Pictures by N.C. Wyeth. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1931. First edition illustrated by N.C. Wyeth, limited to 512 signed copies. Large quarto (10 15/16 x 8 3/8 inches; 278 x 212 mm.). x, [1], [1, blank], 322, [1, blank], [1, printer's imprint] pp. Sixteen mounted color plates, including frontispiece and pictorial title, all with tissue guards. Original quarter vellum, ruled in gilt, over decorative blue cloth boards. Spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut, pale blue endpapers. Vellum spine just a shade darkened, two very light tape stains on both paste-downs, otherwise a very fine and partially uncut copy.This powerful novel, set in Kentucky during the Civil War era, is one of the most perceptive tellings of the Civil War experience. This book is more than the moving story of a Kentucky mountain boy who fights to save the Union. Even the Civil War itself is but an epic stage for the novel's main business - the testing and maturation of a hero as American as Huckleberry Finn or Tom Sawyer.Kingdom Come State Park in Harlan County near Cumberland, Kentucky is named after the 1903 best-selling novel The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come.Allen and Allen, pp. 204-205. Dykes, Wyeth, 164.

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        LIBROS Y FOLLETOS DE TOROS. Bibliografía taurina

      Tipografía de Doña Ramona Velasco, Librería de Pedro Vindel, Madrid 1931 - 4º M, VII [VIII] p. 388 p. 1 h. (índice y colofón). Holandesa piel, planos papel, nervios. Sin desbarbar. - Compuesta de la biblioteca taurómaca de D. José Luis de Ybarra y López de la Calle. Tirada de 400 ej. en papel ahuesado, ejemplar nº 178 con filigrana especial. Gran variedad de láminas estampadas con reproducciones de portadas y otras, algunas dobles. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Das Akademische Deutschland, Band IV, Die Wappen der deutschen Korporationen des In-und Auslandes. Mit 1617 farbigen Wappen und 8 weiteren Illustrationen auf 78 Tafeln.

      Berlin, C.A. Weller, 1931.. X S. und LXXVIII farbig lithographierte Tafeln mit den Wappen. Zwischen den Tafelseiten transparente Pergamentbögen mit Bezeichung der Wappen. OLwd. mit Pappschuber, 32,5 x 25 cm. Titel und Rücken goldgeprägt.. Der seltene Wappenband in der Originalausgabe, kein Nachdruck. (Einband leicht berieben, insgesamt sehr guter Zustand) -Rüb- Ich versende mit der Deutschen Post (Büchersendung) und der DHL (Pakete). Die Lieferzeit ist abhängig von der Versandart und beträgt innerhalb Deutschlands 3-5 Tage, in der EU 5 - 14 Tage.

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        The Dream Life Of Balso Snell

      Contact Editions, Paris 1931 - Author's first book. Hinges functional, but fragile. A bit of loss at the top and bottom of the spine, printing is unaffected. # 343 of 500. Housed in a red cloth covered clamshell case. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The dream life of Balso Snell

      Paris & New York: Contact Editions, 1931. 95p., 6.5x9.75 inches, very good limited first edition #234/500 copies in sewn wraps chipped at the top of spine obliterating the "The" in the spine title; expect general wear and severe "reader's cracking" of spine. Textblock has begun to crack in several places, all threads still intact, paperstocks have browned (particularly the light Bristol wraps) West's first book, a scatological sneer at writing novels.

      [Bookseller: Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB]
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      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Barcelona. 32x23. Pantheon; Casa Editrice, Firenze. 1931. Holandesa con puntas. 116Pag+80 Bellisimas laminas con su correspondiente descripcion. Tirada de 330 ejemplares numerados (N°281). Obra monumental de Escultura del Renacimiento. Ref 1.6 Biblioteca A.

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      Paris:: Contact Editions,, 1931. First Edition. Very Good. A Very Good First Edition LIMITED TO 500 COPIES. THIS IS NO. 197. In original printed wrappers. Mild soil and foxing covers, age darkening spine and cover edges, cover edge wear, owner name ffep, reference note inside front cover, small pieces of glassine glued to inside covers, mild foxing edges. 8vo. 95 pp. Author's First Book.

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      The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis: 1931 - First Edition of the author's first book, the first 'Codfish Sleuth', Asey Mayo, mystery. The notable Goldstone copy of this Haycraft Queen Cornerstone title with Adrian Homer Goldstone's neat bookplate affixed to the front pastedown - acquired in the famous 1981 Goldstone sale of Mystery & Detective fiction. A bright, fresh, near fine copy in blue cloth, yellow titles and rules with some light overall use. Tiny, discreet bookseller's ticket to the bottom of the half-title page. 8vo. 320 pp. "Period who-dunnits recall simpler, more carefree times, and sparkle with the Yankee wit and salty idiom of Asey Mayo, a local handyman who knows something about police work and everything about everybody's business." Marilyn Stasio, Mystery Columnist, The New York Times Book Review. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Soil Survey of Victoria County, Texas. Series 1927, Number 21.

      Washington, D. C.: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1931. - 8vo., (9 x 6 inches). Large fine folding chromolithographed "Soil Map: Victoria County Texas" (short tear near mount, not affecting image), 2 in-text maps, 2 plates of photographs (somewhat toned). Original publisher's printed wrappers, with map of Texas on rear cover (lightly browned). First edition. With a very large folding map in full color showing the different types of soil in Victoria County, Texas. "Creation of the Division of Agricultural Soils in the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) in 1894 marked the beginning of a national commitment to soil science and soil survey activities. By 1899, soil surveyors had commenced field investigations for the first USDA soil surveys; one century later, soil surveys have been published for most counties in the United States. The surveys - inventories consisting of narrative descriptions, tables, and maps - include a wealth of interpretive information about soil characteristics and properties and about their limitations and potentials. These interpretations of how soils respond to different uses assist land users in making appropriate decisions. And while Congress and the federal government have supported the soil survey effort to help guide agricultural development, surveys have side application in a variety of environmental and land management uses. The development of the national soil survey program grew out of the intellectual curiosity and personal ambition of two men in particular, Charles W. Dabney, Jr. and Milton Whitney. But it was research at state agricultural experiment stations that created the favorable climate for Dabney's and Whitney's successes. This state-level research grew from a desire by state agricultural leaders to understand their soils and the relationship of the characteristics of those soils to plant growth. Ultimately, they believed, knowledge would contribute to a healthy agricultural economy" (Helms, ed., p. 1). Douglas Helms, et al., eds., "Profiles in the History of the U.S. Soil Survey." For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Life of Vice-Admiral William Bligh, R.N., F.R.S. 2 vols.

      1931 1931 - Sydney 1931. Royal 8vo. Orig. cloth. With frontispiece, 42 full-page plates of which 4 are double-page, and fold. map. 1st ed. The definitive biography. Rare.

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        Wuthering Heights

      New York: Random House,, 1931. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in crimson morocco, titles and centre tool to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, inner dentelles, dark green endpapers, gilt edges. With 12 wood engravings by Clare Leighton. A fine copy. Limited edition of 450 copies signed by Leighton.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Journal In Mexico

      Np [Obelisk Press] Nd [?], Paris 1931 - Large 8vo., pp. 40. 2 pp. note on the career of William Preston bound in to preliminaries (present in all copies examined). Rebound in leather, original pale blue paper wrappers bound in. Some wear to the binding's edges and extremities, but contents perfectly preserved. First edition. In 2007, after four years of what felt like pretty meticulous research, I delivered to my publishers my book about Jack Kahane and his scandalous Paris publishing house of the 1930s, the Obelisk Press. Two months later, this book showed up for the first time. In my defence, the Kahane association is very well hidden. The book is rare in any case, with only a few copies scattered around institutional libraries, and even when you've located one it doesn't give up its secrets easily: no publishing information appears on the title-page, and only in the imprimerie at the very back of the text is the publisher's name to be found. How Kahane came to publish the book, and exactly when, remains a mystery. William Preston (1816-1887) was from Kentucky, served as U. S. Minister to Spain, and was the Confederacy's representative to Mexico City during the reign of Maximilian. He saw no combat during the Mexican-American War, but was assigned to logistics units throughout. Kahane, who himself served with distinction in the Great War, published two memoirs of the conflict under the Obelisk imprint: Squadron 95 [Pearson:A-21] and For The Duration Or.? [A-26]. These were contemporary accounts of a war Kahane fought in, and were probably written by friends. But Journal In Mexico? Neither the Obelisk name nor logo appear anywhere in the book. This dates it to somewhere between 1929, when Kahane first began publishing, and January 1932, when Gold and Silver [A-11] the first book carrying the Obelisk name, was published. The logo on the title-page narrows things down still further: the design is that of Herbert Clarke, owner of the Imprimerie Vendôme and the man with whom Kahane was going to go into partnership before Clarke's sudden death. Kahane had collaborated with Clarke on the publication of Kahane's own novel Daffodil [A-8] in the summer of 1931: it seems likely that Journal In Mexico was published around this time. Since the unearthing of that first copy, I've had the opportunity to examine three others. All have been rebound in extravagant leather bindings, all of which differ from one another. This suggests a) a tiny print run, and b) that the copies might have been produced in order to be given as gifts. This was the case with Kahane's edition of Milton's poem Lycidas [A-24], issued in just 25 copies, each one carrying a printed dedication to a different friend or associate. Very scarce. And not in Pearson.

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        Arts et métiers graphiques. Numéro spécial 15 Novembre 1931, N. 26

      Paris: Arts et métiers graphiques, 1931. ril non editoriale in mezza tela (rebound in half-cloth). Molto buono (Very Good). 4to. Scritti di Bertrand Guegan (Le livre d'art en Europe), Jean Bruller (Le livre d'art en France: essai d'un classement rationnel), Paul Istel (Reliures de notre temps). Riproduzioni in nero e a colori di rilegature, frontespizi e pagine a stampa su carta a mano e carta Giappone applicati. Con xilografie, litografie, offset ed eliogravure originali applicate di Frans Masereel, Max Elskamp, P. E. Vibert, Charles Vik, Max Ernst, Louis Bouquet, A. Alexeieff, Galanis, Mariette Lydis, Pierre Gandon, Raoul Dufy, J. L. Boussingault, Odillon Redon, etc. Uno dei numeri più ricercati di questa importante rivista di tipografia, grafica ed illustrazione, per la grande quantità di tavole originali applicate.

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        Guys and Dolls

      New York: Frederick Stokes, , 1931. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in tan morocco, raised bands, onlay to front board reproducing the artwork from the first edition dust jacket, onlay title to spine in red and black, red endpapers, gilt edges. Housed in matching cloth box with titles in black. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing of the author's collection of short stories of New York City life. Basis for the film and numerous Broadway adaptations.

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      Paris: Société Nouvelle des éditions d'art Devambez, 1931. Edizione di 221 + XX esemplari numerati. quartini sciolti in camicia e custodia (loose as issued in original chemise and slip-case). Molto buono (Very Good). 4to. Marthe, histoire d'une fille, de J.-K. Huysmans, illustré de vingt-neuf compositions originales, graveés a l'eau-forte par Auguste Brouet

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        Carambas. (I.a serie [– 3.a serie]).

      Madrid, Ediciones Posibles, 1931. - 3 parts, 16mo, each part comprising 16 pp., i.e. one sheet folded, unstitched as issued; printed on cream (1a serie), pink (2a serie) and pale green (3a serie) paper; in excellent condition, in a folding cloth box.First edition of the complete series of Moreno Villa's Carambas. The poet and art historian José Moreno Villa was born in Malaga in 1887 (d. 1955). He belonged to the poetic generation intermediate between that of '98 and that of '27; his major influence was Juan Ramón Jiménez. His autobiography Vida en claro (Mexico City, 1944) is especially interesting for his years in the Residencia de Estudiantes, 1917-37, where he came into contact with Lorca and others of the Generación del 27. He emigrated to Mexico in 1937. OCLC shows copies at UC Berkeley, Wisconsin, Syracuse, British Library, Cambridge, and Augsburg. Language: Spanish & Catalan

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        Enciclopedia Universale Illustrata.

      Vallardi., Milano. 1931 - 24 voll., in 8°, m. pelle, ogni vol. è di ca. 500 pp. arricchito da numerose ill. nel t. , di diverse tavv. , a colori ed in b. e n. f. t. ed alcune carte geografiche f.t. Lettere e fregi al d. in o. Mende ai d. dei primi 6 voll. L'8° vol. presenta la cop. semi sciolta. Il X e l' XI evidenziano tracce di gore.

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        Idyll in the Desert.

      New York: Random House, 1931 - Octavo. Original marbled red boards, cream paper title label to upper board printed in red and black. With the original unprinted tissue dust jacket. An exceptional copy in the original little torn glassine. First edition, first printing. One of 400 numbered copies specially bound and signed by the author.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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      Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, New York 1931 - Slightly cocked, and slight separation to rear hinge endpaper -- not the binding, which is solid -- some fraying to rear spine gutter cloth, else clean and Very Good Plus in Very Good dust jacket, with small chip at upper corners of front panel, rubbing and paint chips at fold of front flap. To VIEW IMAGE - CLICK ICON at left. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Catalogue de l'OEuvre Complet de Gustave Dore: Illustrations, Peintures, Dessins, Sculptures, Eaux-Fortes, Lithographies,

      Ch. Bosse, Paris 1931 - 4to. One of only 800 copies. Publisher's printed wraps. 558pp. Illustrated and with an engraved forntispiece portrait. Light wear else a near fine copy and largely unopened. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Back Street

      New York: Cosmopolitan. 1931. First. 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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Architectural Specifications; Paint -- Varnish

      Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co., Milwaukee, Wis. 1931 - First edition. Quarto. 5, 16, 117, 24, 14, 38pp., with black & white and color illustrations, and approximately [20] pages of multiple tipped in color samples with tissue guards. Publisher's dark green and gold embossed boards, very good. Laid in is a printed sample flyer for "Wallhide semi-gloss," with six tipped in samples. Title page contents lists four parts, divided into six sections: "Directory of Products and Their Uses; Modern Products and Processes; Architectural Specifications; Proper Use of Colors." A handsome copy. Scarce. *OCLC* locates but four copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      New York: Cape & Smith, [1931].. Gray and blue cloth, lettered in red. Very slight sunning to extreme binding edges, otherwise near fine in bright, faintly dust smudged jacket with a 1cm closed tear at the top of the lower joint, a small spot on the front flap, and a faint smudge on the upper panel around the top of 'ES' in 'THESE'. First edition, trade (i.e. second) printing. The limited printing probably precedes this printing, and exhibits typographic variations in the page numbering style. PETERSEN A9a. MASSEY 507.

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        The Compleat Angler or the Contemplative Man''s Recreation Being a Discourse of Rivers Fishponds Fish and Fishing Not Unworthy the Perusal of Most Anglers

      George C. Harrap, 1931-01-01. Leather Bound. VeryGood.

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        The Lively Lady

      Doubleday, Doran,, Garden City: 1931 - Near fine in black cloth covered boards with light green text and decorations on the spine and on the front board. A small octavo measuring 7 1/2" by 5" with map end sheets with the cloth at the head and heel of the spine dimpled inward towards the text block; else fine. There is a prior owner's book plate on the verso of the title page which does not hide the "first edition" slug. In a very good+, unclipped first state dust jacket with light wear and several short closed tears to the ends of the spine area and to the upper edges of the panels. Signed by the author on a Kenneth Roberts book plate attached to the dedication page. This copy is covered by the first state dust jacket which reads "A Chronicle of Certain Men of Arundel" while the second state dust jacket reads: "A Chronicle of Arundel". Only 5,560 of the first printing were sold. A scarce title in this condition in a very collectible and very uncommon dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Idyll in the Desert

      Random House 1931 - A very good copy of a scarce signed limited edition signed by William Faulkner. 9 x 6, marbled boards with printed label. Stated first edition;limited to four hundred copies, this being number 263; signed by the author on the numbered colophon page in the back; There was no trade edition of this title. 9 x 6, marbled boards with printed label. Textblock very good plus condition, just a bit age toned; red marbled paper covered board binding in very good condition; tight, some shelf wear, esp spine and extremities; 17 pages; bookplate on front pastedown of Edward Kerr, a prominent American who has a large park named after him in Pennsylvania; quite a rare imprint--and with Faulkner's autograph. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Dramatic Works

      London, the Nonesuch Press,, 1931–2. In six volumes. Edited by Montague Summers. 6 volumes, large octavo. Near-contemporary red half morocco, spines gilt-lettered in two compartments, others gilt with floral sprays, dotted rules and central ornaments, red cloth sides, top edges gilt, others uncut. Spines very lightly sunned, a little foxing to deckle edges, still a fine set. First Edition thus, number 159 of 750 standard sets (another 50 being printed on Van Gelder paper), one of a series of fine editions of Restoration dramatists done by the eccentric bibliographer Montague Summers. "These handsome books made available for the first time the substance of a period of English drama formerly neglected and dismissed by such critics as Macaulay as unmeritable and indecent. Summers's 'Introductions' may well be the finest things he ever wrote, being in Edmund Gosse's words, 'astonishingly full of marrowy information'" (ODNB).

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        The European Caravan

      New York: Brewer, Warren & Putnam,, 1931. An Anthology of the New Spirit in European Literature. Compiled and Edited by Samuel Putnam, Maida Castelhun Darnton, George Reavey, and J. Bronowski. Part I: France, Spain, England, and Ireland. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine in green, top edge dyed green. With the dust jacket. Light partial tanning and a few spots to endpapers, contents faintly toned. Cloth bright and fresh, an excellent copy in the jacket with tanned spine panel and a closed tear to the upper panel. First edition, first printing. This was the sole volume published of a far more extensive project designed to bring a cross section of cutting edge world literature to the American public. The venture was never fully realized and perhaps its lasting legacy will prove to have been as Beckett's first appearance in a US publication.

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        Stray Shots

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1931. ii + 123 pages; a limited edition of 535; frontispiece drypoint illustration of canvasbacks in flight signed in pencil at lower right by Roland Clark (1874-1957) American sporting artist, etcher, painter, writer & illustrator; other drypoints within, collated complete; good, dark impressions; bound in the original publishers' polished bevel-edged black cloth, with gilt & white cover illustration, gilt spine titles; some edge, tips wear to binding, spine color faded; contents fairly fresh, very clean and in very good condition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Roland Clark.

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        Rafael Alberti: EL HOMBRE DESHABITADO (Madrid, 1930) Primera Edición

      - Generación del 27 Rafael Alberti Teatro Escritores Españoles Primera Edicion Ed. Plutarco. 102 págs. 13 x 19 cm Primera edición de esta obra de teatro estrenada en el teatro de la Zarzuela de Madrid en 1931 GASTOS DE ENVÍO: Pagando CONTRARREEMBOLSO son 7,50€. Pagando por TRANSFERENCIA o TARJETA son 2,50€.

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      [Paris]: Harrison of Paris [& New York]: Minton, Balch and Company, [1931].. [8],124,[4] pp. Square octavo. Publisher's pictorial wrapper over boards. Illustrated with fifty drawings by Alexander Calder. Faint foxing to the wrapper, otherwise a very nice copy in chemise (label chipped), with shards of the slipcase. First edition in this format. Copy #236 of 595 copies printed on Auvergne handmade paper, from a total edition of 665 copies printed after a design by Monroe Wheeler. This copy bears Calder's highly embellished and decorated presentation inscription to two of his neighbors, dated June 1948. As often, the original paper knife is absent. ARTIST AND THE BOOK 47.

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      Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co. Publishers,. 1931. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-386 [387-392: blank] [note: last three leaves are blanks],. original orange cloth, front panel stamped in black and blind, spine panel stamped in black.. Some spotting to cut edges, a nearly fine copy in a very good plus. dust jacket with some mild shelf wear to edges and mild dust soiling. to rear panel, a mild vertical crease to spine panel, author and. title lettering on the spine is quite faded, the striking front panel. painting by St. John is nice and bright. (#127547). First edition. An interplanetary novel first published as a four-part serial in ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION, March - June 1930. "This work and its sequel, WANDL THE INVADER (1932; book, 1961), are good examples of Cummings' better and worse pulp writing habits: heavy plotting, shallow writing, and pseudo-science are the dominant elements. This novel involves a space mutiny, valuable radium deposits, space battles, and space pirates, and inevitably a happy ending with a victorious hero." - Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 3-15. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-293. Bleiler, Everett and Richard Bleiler, Science Fiction: The Gernsback Years 297. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 224. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, pp. 62- 3. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 54. Reginald 03688.

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      S.N. 1931 - Grand in-8 ( 285 X 190 mm ) de 134 pages, broché. La TRILOGIE EROTIQUE de Paul VERLAINE ( Amies. - Femmes. - Hombres ). Edition illustrée de quinze compositions originales dessinées par Martin VAN MAËLE et augmentée d'un avant-propos par Le Vidame de Bozégy. 14 ( sur 15 ) compositions originales fort libres "volantes" hors-texte dessinées par Martin VAN MAËLE et montées sur papier fort. Plats tachés, dos abimé et fendu, intérieur et illustrations très purs, exemplaire à relier. Edition au tirage strictement limité à 350 exemplaires réservés aux souscripteurs et non mise dans le commerce, 1 des 325 exemplaires sur Hollande. Curiosa erotisme litterature [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Aux Manufactures Reunies: 1925, 1928, 1931. [RARE]

      NP n/d - 3 volumes. Oblong 4to. 3/4 black cloth over brown leather. Metal bolts alongside spine. Cloth clasp. Magnificent work of approximately 1,500 strikingly beautiful hand-screened wallpaper samples. Designs employ stunning color combinations and range from traditional to lyrical to boldly modern and art deco. Age wear to binding. Inside clean and tight. In French. Very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Junge Liebe [Young Love]

      Berlin: Drei Masken Verlag A.G.. 1931. First. First German edition. Translated by Hans Reisiger. Text in German. Full calf, elaborately gilt. Almost certainly a presentation binding. Joints lightly rubbed, near fine. The playwright's own copy, Signed by him: "Personal Copy of Samson Raphaelson." Originally published in the U.S. in 1928 as Young Love, the play starred Dorothy Gish on Broadway. It appeared as a play in Germany, when this book was prepared, and then was later filmed in German by Georg Jacoby in 1933 as Moral und Liebe. Both the German play and the film featured Oskar Homolka and Grete Mosheim. Raphaelson has written "Cast" and the names of four actors, including Homolka and Mosheim, on a preliminary blank page. Apparently the German version of the play was issued in very small numbers, possibly only a few; OCLC locates no copies. A unique copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Nasenplastik und sonstige Gesichtsplastik nebst einem Anhang über Mammaplastik und einigen weiteren Operationen aus dem Gebiete der äusseren Körperplastik. Ein Atlas und Lehrbuch.

      - Leipzig, Curt Kabitzsch, 1931, Gr.8°, XXXI, 842, (2) pp., 1718 z.T. farb. Abb., orig. grüner Halbledereinband; feines Exemplar. Erste Ausgabe der Bibel der modernen Rhinoplastik - Joseph gilt als Vater der modernen Gesichtsplastik. - Jacques Joseph (1865-1934) beginnt seine Tätigkeit 1881 bei Prof. Neumann in der Kinderklinik und wechselt 1892 in die Chirurgisch-Orthopädische Universitätsklinik zu Prof. Julius Wolff über. Am 21. Oktober 1896 stellt er die erste Ohrplastik und am 11. Mai 1898 die erste Nasenplastik in der Berliner Medizinischen Gesellschaft vor. Am 7.April 1904 berichtet er unter dem Präsidium Ernst von Bergmann's auf dem Deutschen Chirurgenkonkreß bereits über 100 eigenhändig operierte Fälle. Schlagartig wird er damit national und international bekannt. Am 20. Juli 1916 von Geheimrat Passow zum Leiter der Gesichtsplastischen Abteilung der berühmten Charité bestellt, operiert er u.a. dort viele Kriegsverletzte. Am 12. November 1922 führt er die erste Mammaplastik durch. Nach seinen Angaben entsteht ein modernes Spezialinstrumentarium. 1919 wird er zum Professor ernannt. Ab 1922 arbeitet er fast ausschließlich in seiner Privatklinik (Nassauische Straße). Alle Formen der Gesichtsplastik hat er in technischer Meisterschaft und mit feinstem ästhetischem Gefühl durchgeführt. Über seiner Villa stand sein Ausspruch: "Und deckt mich einst der kühle Rasen, so wisst, dies war gebaut von Nasen". Sein Haus (Berlin-Wilmersdorf, Ravensburger Straße) und seine Grabstelle auf dem israelitischen Friedhof sind im Bombenkrieg zerstört worden. Joseph lebt in seiner Arbeit fort (Paul Natvig). - - First Edition of 'Rhinoplatsy and facial plastic surgery with a supplement on mammaplasty and ohter operations in the field of plastic surgery of the body : an atals and text book' is "A masterpiece of 20th century palstic surgery, and Joseph's most comprehensive work". G & M - - Garrison & Morton No.5763.01; Natvig 41 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Nightlife: Vanity Fair's Intimate Guide to New York After Dark

      New York: John Day. (1931). First. First edition. Illustrated by Raymond Bret-Koch. About fine in good plus dustwrapper with modest chips and tanning on the spine. A wonderfully kooky guide to the Big Apple. Exceptionally scarce, especially in jacket. .

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        Windfall: A Novel About Ten Million Dollars

      New York: The John Day Company. 1931. First. First edition. Fine in an externally very good plus dustwrapper with several internal brown paper tape repairs, and some overall soiling. At the whim of a dying Croesus, ten people, including a prostitute, a prizefighter, a bum, a stockbroker, a stenographer, etc., are each given a million dollars. Basis for the 1932 film If I Had a Million. The film was broken into segments following the fortunes of the various newly minted millionaires, each segment with its own director. The directors included James Cruze, H. Bruce Humberstone, Ernst Lubitsch, Norman Z. McLeod, Lothar Mendes, Stephen Roberts, William A. Seiter, and Norman Taurog. Appearing in the film (most as the recipients of windfalls) were Gary Cooper, Charles Laughton, George Raft, Jack Oakie, Richard Bennett, Charles Ruggles, Alison Skipworth, and W.C. Fields. The Fields and Skipworth segment, where they use their new found fortune to buy a fleet of cars and hire drivers to run road hogs off the road, is a comic classic. The premise also inspired the popular 1950s television series The Millionaire. .

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        Nightlife: Vanity Fair's Intimate Guide to New York After Dark

      New York: John Day. (1931). First. First edition. Illustrated by Raymond Bret-Koch. About fine in decorated cloth, lacking the uncommon dustwrapper. A wonderfully kooky guide to the Big Apple. Exceptionally scarce. .

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        Die Heilige Urschrift der Menschheit. Band I: Text und Band II: Bilderatlas Symbolgeschichtliche Untersuchungen diesseits und jenseits des Nordatlantik

      . Köhler & Amelang, Leipzig [1931-1936], farbig illustr. Original-Leinenbände, 4°, 783 Seiten +196 Seiten Anmerkungen, Bilderatlas 429 Bildtafeln, farbiger Kopfschnitt, Exlibris u. Name im Vorsatz, schwarzes Lesebändchen, S. Inhaltsverzeichnis mit kleiner Läsur, schöner Zustand // Wirth war Mitbegründer u. erster Präsident des "Ahnenerbe" der SS. Er schied jedoch auf Drängen Himmlers hin, wegen inhaltlicher Differenzen später wieder aus. Erstausgabe Original-Leinen Buch; Erstausgabe. Gut

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        Sun Up

      Junior Literary Guild 1931 - First Edition, First Printing with Scribner's "A" and Seal printed on the copyright page. An attractive dustjacket with some chipping to the edges and some soiling to the spine. Otherwise, this original dustjacket is in nice shape, and seldom seen in any condition. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with a hint of wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean, with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp copy of this true first edition with the RARE dustjacket in collector's condition. Trades and offers welcomed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        By Rocket to the Moon

      Sears Publishing Company, Inc., New York,, 1931. The story of Hans Hardt's miraculous flight. Octavo. Original black cloth, decoration and titles to upper board and spine in red, top edge stained red. With the pictorial dust jacket. With 8 inserted plates by R. V. Grunberg. A stunning copy in the very lightly frayed dust jacket. First US Edition, First Printing. Science fiction based on the best contemporary scientific facts available. A considerable scarcity in this condition.

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