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        Zodiak

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1931 - First American edition. Translated by Eric Sutton. Bookplate, and light abrasion to the top of a few pages, else fine in near fine dustwrapper with a tiny nick at the crown, and a few very short tears. This copy Inscribed by Eidlitz to Dorothy Day, founder of the Catholic Worker Movement: "Miss Dorothy Day With kindest regards and best wishes. Walther Eidlitz." A novel dealing with the "deification of technical progress." *Bleiler Checklist*. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Cruisers of the Air: The Story of Lighter-than-Air Craft from the Days of Roger Bacon to the Making of the ZRS-4

      New York: Macmillan Company. 1931. First. First edition. 308pp., illustrated from photographs and line drawings. Some modest offsetting to the front endpapers and a small crease on the front board, a sound and presentable, very good or better copy in near very good dustwrapper with some modest chipping, the largest at the bottom of the front panel. Inscribed by the author in pencil: "Regard to Lewis from 'thy', C.J. Hylander." .

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        Beruhmte Zeitgenossen in Unbewachten Augenblicken. Mit 112 Bildern

      Stuttgart: J. Engelhorns Nachf. (1931). First. First edition. Small quarto. Text in German. Light offsetting to first couple of leaves from a clipping (affecting no photographs), slight fraying at the crown, a very good copy without dustwrapper. Among the portraits in the book is one of German Chancellor Heinrich Bruning giving a speech in the Reichstag. Bruning has Signed his name beneath the portrait. .

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        CIOPW

      New York: Covici-Friede, 1931.. Folio. Rough woven burlap over boards, stamped in gilt. Plates. Inner hinges darkened, professional restorations to the spine, otherwise a very good copy of this very fragile book. Folding cloth slipcase. First edition of this collection of reproductions of some of Cummings's work in the visual fields (Charcoal, Ink, Oil, Pencil, Watercolor). One of 391 numbered copies, signed by the author with his watercolor flourish on the title-page.

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        The Savoy Cocktail Book, Being in the Main a Complete Compendium of Cocktails, Rickeys, Daisies, Slings, Shrubs, Smashes, Fizzes, Cobblers, Fixes and other Drinks ---with Wines, etc ( Savoy Hotel Drink Recipes / Signed 1930's edition)

      London: Constable and Company, 1930 [ 1931 ], 1st edition, 4th Printing, 1931, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket as issued, Later Printing of the first Edition, Signed, Illustrated By: Gilbert Rumbold-----------hardcover, about 5 x 7.75 inches, a solid Good to Very Good copy, no dustjacket as issued, a bit of rubbing to the boards, hinges are intact but starting, short tear at upper spine tip has been nicely repaired, some loss to gilt lettering on the spine, a few notations in text, laid in are a number of other cocktail recipes typed and handwritten dating from the 1920's and 1930's, this copy has been SIGNED by CRADDOCK " Here's How! Harry Craddock February 29/32", rarely encountered signed, super ART DECO cover art and interior decoration, 286 pages, illustrated throughout, contents include: Preface; Foreword; PART 1: Cocktails Historical Note; Cocktail Recipes in Alphabetical Order (over 150 pages of recipes); Prepared Cocktails for Bottling; Non-Alcoholic Cocktails; Cocktails Suitable for a Prohibition Country; Sours; Toddies; Flips; Egg Noggs; Tom Collins; Slings; Shrubs; Sangarees; Highballs; Fizzes; Coolers; Rickeys; Daisies; Fixes; Juleps; Smashes; Cobblers; Frappe; Punches; Cups --- PART 2: Wines; Introduction - The Lucky Hour of Great Wines by Colette (about 6-7 pages); The Wines of Bordeaux; Champagne; Wines of Burgundy; Hock and Moselle; Port; Sherry; Concluding remarks; Blank Pages for personal drink recipes, ---a nice bookthat is not often found signed, ---Harry Craddock was a United States citizen who left during Prohibition and joined the American Bar at the Savoy Hotel, London, in 1920. Craddock was one of the most famous cocktail barmen of the 1920s and 1930s. Craddock?s -The Savoy Cocktail Book- was published in 1930, and is still in print today. Craddock invented a number of classic cocktails, including the famous Corpse Reviver #2 and possibly including the White Lady, and popularised the Dry Martini., any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

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        Letter

      - Typed letter signed "Walter" to William Stanley Braithwaite; February 17, 1931. 8vo., on NAACP letterhead; approximately 125 words; unpublished; fold lines. "My dear Stanley: The seventeenth Spingarn Medal, recently awarded to Richard B. Harrison, will be presented at the Mansfield Theatre, New York City, on Sunday evening, March 2nd, at 8:30 o'clock. As in all former presentations of the Medal, this will be an exceedingly beautiful and dignified occasion. We would like to have present on that occasion as many as possible of living Spingarn Medalists. We are, therefore, extending to you a most cordial invitation to be present and to occupy a seat upon the platform, wearing your Medal. Formal dress will be worn. Will you be good enough to let us know if we may have the honor of your presence. Ever sincerely" ---- Walter White, the Georgia-born, fair-skinned newspaperman, became the executive director of the NAACP in 1931, managing the organization's legal and political challenge to racial inequality for a quarter century. William Stanley Braithwaite, poet and anthologist, earned the Spingarn Medal in 1918. Richard Berry Harrison, the recipient of the 1931 Spingarn Medal, is remembered for his role of 'De Lawd' in Marc Connelly's Pulitzer Prize-winning tale of a southern black preacher's vision of heaven, "The Green Pastures," in which he played God more than 1,500 times until his death in 1935. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        These 13: Stories.

      New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, (1931). - From the inventory of Burton Weiss, Bookseller. 8vo, original gray cloth spine, blue cloth covers, red lettering. Petersen A9.2a. Fine copy in a very good dust jacket (spine a little darkened). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Brick Row Book Shop, ABAA]
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        Die Nyamwezi.

      Hamburg, Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co., 1931 / 1933 / 1933.. Komplett in 3 Bänden: Band I = Land und Wirtschaft; Band II = Gesellschaft und Weltbild; Band III = Texte. EA. Band I mit 25 fotogr. Abb.auf 8 Tafeln sowie 74 Zeichnungen im Text und 3 Karten. / Band II mit 14 Tafeln mit zusammen 186 Zeichnungen sowie weitere 8 Tafeln mit zusammen 26 fotogr. Abb. Band III ohne Abb. XII, 182 S. plus Tafelteil./ XIII, 208 S.plus Tafelteil. / VII, 101 S. Gr. 4°. HLn.-Band mit marmorierten Deckeln und Rückenschildchen. Sehr guter Zustand, sauber und vollständig; lediglich je ein Bibl.-Stempel auf den Titelseiten sowie zwei weitere kleine Stempel auf Vorsatz und Seite III von Bd. I; Knickspuren auf den ersten 4 Seiten, ansonsten tadellos.. Sehr gründliches völkerkundliches Werk. Der im Jahre 1933 erschienene dritte Band ist äußerst selten, das ganze Werk sehr selten vollständig angeboten.

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        As You Desire Me

      E. P. Dutton and Company, 1931, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good +, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Signed by Author(s)Size: 12mo - over 6?" - 7?" tall, Basis for the Broadway production starring Judith Anderson and the Hollywood film starring Garbo. A very scarce signed copy, Book

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        3 ALS ("R. Slatin").

      Vienna and [Merano], 1930 and 1931. - Large 4to. Altogether (1+1+1 =) 3 pp. on 3 fols. In German, to a "dear Doctor and friend", regarding the sudden death of a common friend and other personal matters: "To my horror I had to read in the paper that our dear friend Hofrat Fuchs has died suddenly - - Before he went to Florence with his daughter Mrs. Hoffmann he came to me - and made plans for our next meeting - his death touches me closely! [.]" (24 November 1930). - "[.] I hope to be able to leave the sanitarium on the 14th and then travel to Merano at the end of the week [.]" (11 September 1931). - "Unfortunately, the news from my little girl is not good. O plan to go to St. Blasien on Oct. 4 & 5 to see her and Dr Backmeister [.]" (undated, "Saturday"). - 2 letters on stationery with printed address.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        There Ought to Be a Law and Other Stories

      Doubleday Doran, Garden City 1931 - First edition. Some soiling to the spine, else very good, lacking the dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author: "To Holger, representing Sweden in a tremendous international friendship with that true blue American, Nunnally. June 20, 1931." The recipient, Holger Cahill, was the National Director of the Federal Art Project, Works Projects Administration (1935 to 1943) -- Johnson was either mistaken, or being facetious: Cahill was actually born in Iceland. Author's first book, a collection of short stories. Johnson directed several good films, including *The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit* and *The Three Faces of Eve*, and wrote the screenplays for many more. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        CIOPW

      New York: Covici-Friede, 1931.. Folio. Rough woven burlap over boards, stamped in gilt. Plates. Inner hinges darkened, professional restorations to the spine, otherwise a very good copy of this very fragile book. Folding cloth slipcase. First edition of this collection of reproductions of some of Cummings's work in the visual fields (Charcoal, Ink, Oil, Pencil, Watercolor). One of 391 numbered copies, signed by the author with his watercolor flourish on the title-page.

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        The science of life / by H. G. Wells, Julian Huxley, G. P. Wells [Completer in 3 vols]

      London: The Waverley Book Company Ltd (1931), 1931, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition in this formVery good copy in the original gilt-blocked blind-ruled wine red cloth. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dulled and dust-toned as with age with corners slightly bumped. Remains particularly well-preserved overall with minor wear to extremeties; internally tight, bright, clean and strong. Top-edge-red. File copy of the Waverley Book Co. with their bookplate to volume 1. Copy is signed, dated and inscribed in places by Julian Huxley. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 992 pages; Physical description.: 3 v : fronts., illus., ports., diagrs ; 28 cm. Notes: Originally published in 31 fortnightly parts, 1929-30. Paged continuously. Includes index (vol. 3). Subject: Science - Popular works -- Biology -- Reproduction -- Humans. Notes: Illustrations by L. R. Brightwell

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        Postcard addressed to Miss Baker of Bath with an 18 line autograph poem concerning Bath

      - [88 x 140 mm]. [Postmarked] Brighton & Hove, Sussex: 6 April 1931. The postcard is addressed to Miss Baker, 31 Paragon, Bath, and is stamped with a George V One Penny red. On the reverse is an unrecorded poem written by Belloc in black ink. It begins: "We know not what to say Re your's received today. We're basking in the realms of sheer delight; And when its read to Jane She also won't refrain From loving it with all her main and might". After a further verse it concludes: "In conclusion we simply insist That in future you will not desist From sending your poems to cheer the s---st path; Some space they perforce must reserve, For such great contributions will serve To raise international hopes re the City of B[ath]".

      [Bookseller: George Bayntun ABA ILAB]
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        Preise Und Produktion ( Common English Title: Prices and Production)

      Verlag Von Julius Springer, Germany, 1931, Soft Cover, Book Condition: Fair, First EditionSize: 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall, 124 pages. "Beitrage zur Konjunkturforschung - Herausgegeben vom Osterreichischen Institut Fur Konjunkturforschung Nr. 3" - from front cover. Apparently unread as majority of pages were uncut by printer. Above-average but not excessive wear. Covers loosening from textblock. Bit of writing upon upper right corner of front cover and at base of spine else unmarked. 1939 New York Times Book Review of Schumpteter's 'Business Cycles' laid in.

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        The Night Before Christmas

      Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co.,, 1931. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Octavo. Original limp vellum, titles to upper cover gilt, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Housed in the publisher's slipcase. 4 colour plates and line drawings in the text by Rackham. Text printed in red and black. Wakefield Bookshop, NY, ticket to rear pastedown. Very mild spots to spine, some very faint spotting and toning to endpapers, slight cockling to leaves, but a really lovely copy in excellent condition, with the slipcase somewhat rubbed and spine-tanned, split down one side of the spine but holding together fine. First Rackham edition of this Christmas classic, number 271 of 550 copies signed by Rackham on the limitation leaf.

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        The Recall, Volume IX 1931 - The Year Book (Yearbook) of the Senior Class of the Western Military Academy - Featuring U.S. World War II Heroes Edward "Butch" O'Hare and Paul Tibbets

      Western Military Academy (WMA), Alton, Illinois 1931 - 120 pages. George F. Carraher Jr.'s copy with his handwritten details inside back board. Numerous autographs throughout. Features photos of WWII heroes Butch O'Hare, namesake of Chicago's International Airport, and Paul Tibbets, pilot of the Enola Gay which dropped warfare's first atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. O'Hare appears in his class photo on page 35, on page 64 as a member of the "A" football team, on page 80 as a member of "D" Company, and as a member of Phi Delta on page 85. Tibbets appears with the former owner of this book in a group photo of their Sophomore Class on page 36 and as a member of the Rifle Team on page 76. Green endpapers tanned at edges. Above-average wear. Major soiling to handsomely gilted forest green front board. Binding intact. A worthy copy of this wonderful memento. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Public & Its Government. Second Printing

      New Haven: Yale University Press, 1931. Original cloth, a very good copy in a somewhat worn dustjacket; with a pencil annotation in the text by Justice Frankfurter citing Holmes and Brandeis The copy presented by Justice Frankfurter to Robert Frost, confirming their friendship of many decades, the lengthy inscription on the front free endpaper concluding that the book "comes to you as a poor symbol of my admiration and affection

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        Eyes on Russia

      Simon & Schuster 1st printing, NY 1931 - INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR 'TO BILL CLYMER ONE OF MY OLDEST AND BEST FRIENDS, SINCERELY, PEG', 135 p., photos, 4to, author's first book; Good/no dust jacket, wear/light soiling to covers, front hinge professionally repaired [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Original photograph By Frank Hurley from 1931: Off the Shores of Princess Elizabeth Land.

      1931 1931 - Nearly Very Good. 9.5x7.5 Inches. Silver gelatine photo, original copyright sheet of "The B.A.N.Z. Antarctic Research Expedition" pasted to the back stating that this is an "Official Photograph by Captain Frank Hurley". Caption on this copyright sheet says: "Off the Shores of Princess Elizabeth Land. A charming study of the Discovery passing through loose ice packs in the Mackenzie Sea off the shores of the newly charted Princess Elizabeth Land.". There is also a stamp: "Copyright Commonwealth of Australia. Official Pictures of the Mawson Antarctic Expedition. [.] The Herald Feature Service,Melbourne. Distributing Agents." There is also a newspaper clipping of unknown date which shows this photo. A further stamp on the back reads: "First Release for Morning Papers on Monday APR 6 1931". There are a few more date stamps and handwritten notes and numbers on the back. The photo has been slightly reouched in places. A scan of this wonderful and extremely rare original photo can be supplied on request.

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        Cougars: Play Out of Doors The Year Round

      Michigan:: Michigan Tuberculosis Association,, 1931.. First printing. Near Fine. Near Fine. First Printing. Color Lithograph. 15 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches. Paper lightly toned; yet vibrant colors, with three tiny pin holes. Archivally framed in ivory rag/natural wood. & The first printing of the original poster by the preeminent American Wildlife artist Charles Livingston Bull (1874-1932): based on his original watercolor; Mother Cougar and Three Young, 1931, financed by the Sale of Christmas Seals and produced by the Michigan Tuberculosis Association; 1931. & One of four posters produced as a series designed for children to encourage heath, vigor and vitality by exploring and enjoying the out of doors and the natural world- this image expresses Bull 's desire to render the animal in its truest form: "to portray the ideally beautiful thing at the moment of greatest beauty"- all the while reflecting the characteristic virtue and integrity of the beast while promoting healthful ideals. (Peter White, Glenbow Museum, Blauvelt 90.3 )

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        East Coasting. With a magnificent colour title-page design by Edward Bawden, plus eight colour headpiece drawings, several colour headpiece decorations and numerous black and white decorations (headpieces and tailpieces) also by Bawden.

      London and North Eastern Railway [1931]., Soft cover, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st EditionFirst Edition, first printing. Printed at the Curwen Press. 63pp. Stapled card wrappers, a little marked, handled and with some light corner creasing. Staples rusted. A short crease impacts the tips of the upper right corners of about half the leaves and a small area of staining affects the base of a single text leaf. A nice bright copy of an extremely uncommon item - a collection of essays on various aspects of the East Coast, published to attract tourists to the area, and beautifully illustrated by Bawden.

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        The Iliad. [Translated by Alexander Pope]

      London, The Nonesuch Press, 1931pp924, with decorations by Rudolf Koch and Fritz Kredel. 4to, original niger morocco, gilt lettering and borders, marbled endpapers. Occasional very faint foxing; very good in matching marbled slipcase No. 526 of 925 copies for England. The text is given side by side in Greek and English (from the first edition of Pope's translation 1715). This is 72 in the Nonesuch Century Quantity Available: 1. Category: CM CLASSICS PP ANCIENT HISTORY LITERATURE POETRY ; Inventory No: 279429.

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        Living My Life

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1931 - First edition of Goldman's monumental autobiography, an undisputed high-spot of women's writing and one of a few truly important 20th-century radical memoirs. Goldman was reputedly furious with Knopf for issuing the book in two volumes at the height of an economic depression, and considered the publication price of $7.50 to be exhorbitant. The book indeed sold poorly, despite strong reviews, and has never been common. Examples in attractive dustwrappers are very seldom encountered in the trade. Knopf reissued the work in one volume in 1934. Two large octavo volumes (24cm). Original blue cloth, lettered in black on spines and front covers; original dustwrappers; 1-503; 504-990, xii pp; illus. Tight, attractive set, with just a hint of sunning to board edges, in the very uncommon pictorial dustwrappers, lightly rubbed and with small nicks at spine ends, still Very Good. Illustrated throughout with photographic plates (halftones). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        American Dry Flies and How to Tie Them

      New York: Privately Printed for the Angler's Club [by the Derrydale Press], 1931 - Frazier notes the book's "extreme" fragility and notes that it is "hard to find in fine unchipped condition" First edition, one of 500 copies. With errata slip tipped in. 12mo. Frontispiece. 25 pp. Original blue printed boards. Near fine (very small snag at top of spine). In custom blue quarter morocco slipcase and chemise, with gilt stamped logo of Derrydale Press on spine. Siegel 46; Frazier B-24-a; Bruns B299 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Krasnaja niwa.

      Moskau, Iswestija WZIK, 1931. - [Rotes Getreidefeld. Text russisch]. Sammlung von 23 Heften des Jahrgangs 1931. 4°. Illustr. OBrosch. (vereinzelt Gebrauchsspuren). Je 20 bis 24 SS. mit zahlr. Fotos, Abb. und Karikaturen. Sprache: Russisch, Erste Ausgaben. - Eine der beliebtesten Kulturzeitschriften der UdSSR, herausgegeben von Anatolij Lunatscharski. In diesen Heften mit Texten von Ernst Toller, Klaus Neukrantz, Max Singer, Aleksej Tolstoj, Nikolaj Aseew (über Majakowski), Semen Kirsanow, Johannes R. Becher sowie kurz über Stefan Zweig, Ivan Olbracht, Arthur Holitscher, Ludwig Renn und Upton Sinclair. - Die Illustrationen von Alexander Deineka u.a. - Vorhanden sind Nr. 2-13, 16-21, 24, 26, 31 und 35. - W Obloshke-Kat.-Moskau 79 u. 235. - Ein Heft mit Wurmloch im Schnitt, drei Hefte etwas wasserrandig, sonst gut erhalten. [Attributes: First Edition]

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

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

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        As You Desire Me

      New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, 1931. Book. Very Good +. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Basis for the Broadway production starring Judith Anderson and the Hollywood film starring Garbo. A very scarce signed copy..

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        CINQ ANNEES DE RECHERCHES ARCHEOLOGIQUES EN ETHIOPIE - EN 2 VOLUMES : TEXTE + ATLAS / OUVRGE COLLATIONNE.

      LIBRAIRIE ORIENTALISTE PAUL GEUTHNER 1931 - R320057444: 1er volume broché : TEXTE : XV + 348 PAGES augmentées de quelques illustrations et autres figures en noir et blanc in et/ou hors texte + volume 2 : ATLAS (sous emboitage cartonné rigide - En Feuillets) : 10 pages + 111 panches en noir et blanc (dont planche 25 et planche 25 bis) - 5 PHOTOS DISPONIBLES / OUVRAGE COLLATIONNE. PREFACE PAR EDMOND POTTIER / OUVRAGE COLLATIONNE. In-4 Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 930.1-Archéologie [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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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 Charite 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

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        THE FACE IN THE ABYSS

      New York: Horace Liveright, Inc.,. [1931]. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1-6] 7-343 [344-348] [note: first and last two leaves are blanks],. original decorated yellow cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, top edge stained red, fore and bottom edges rough-trimmed.. A fine copy in fine pictorial dust jacket. A spectacular copy of. Merritt's best novel. (#90784). First edition. "Lost race fantasy adventure novel, possibly Merritt's most imaginative and colorful." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 155. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 3-41; (1995) 2-85; and (2004) II-761. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-243. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1158. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 555. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 504-07. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 138. Reginald 10063.

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        PROSPECTING FOR GOLD

      Angus and Robertson 1931 - True first edition.Navy blue cloth covers with gold titles to front cover.Mint.Block is sound and tight,no names or stamps etc.Mint.Hinges perfect,toning to blank prelims,light foxing.Some sketches,charts and diagrams in text.A rare perfect copy of only 2000 printed in first edition,his second book and first for A & R. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: THE BOOK SHOP]
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        THE GLASS KEY (First American Edition in Original Dust Jacket)

      Knopf 1931 - Hammett, Dashiell. THE GLASS KEY. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1931. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, having been published in London earlier that same year. A Very Good or better copy (slight sunning to the boards but no wear) in a Very Good example of the rare original dust jacket (price-intact, restored by an expert conservator to Fine condition). The book Hammett claimed throughout his life to have been his favorite. One of the most interesting aspects of Hammett's writing in The Glass Key is his refusal to let the reader into the character's minds. Hammett was often quoted as saying that in the real world people only understand actions and speech and in The Glass Key that's all we get. Made into the memorable 1942 film starring Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake. One of his great publishing successes: 20,000 copies sold within a year and the book received uniformly excellent reviews. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        They Couldn't Say No [ Novel, Advertising Agency, New York Social Life, Newspaper Men and Their Women, Very witty]

      Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith 1931, Stated First Edition - Hardback : hard cover edition in good condition, some slight wear to edges, some spine fade, previous owner name, and private library marks, some spine fray and binding is somewhat loose, gutter crack inside back cover, plain half pocket pasted down to back cover, some age spots on a few pages. Overall good copy of this very scarce title. Excellent read. A good book to enjoy and keep on hand. Or would make a great gift for the fan / reader in your life. Pages are Honey Colored from Age Size: Novel / Fiction / Enjoyable Reading

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        Wall Street Ventures and Adventures

      HARPER & BROTHERS PUBLISHERS, NEW YORK 1931 - Gilt lettering to front cover and spine. Spine starting to fade. Very light markings to front cover. Front and back hinge crack. Pages and edges starting to lightly brown. DATE PUBLISHED: 1931 EDITION: 315 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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