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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. .

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        SOLEDADES JUNTAS.

      Ed. Plutarco. Madrid, 1931 - . 20 cm. 154 pág., 2 h. Con las barbas. Falta punta en la página 79, sin afectar el texto. Primera edición. Literatura castellana. Poesia Libros modernos a partir de 1830 español [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Shadows on the Rock

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1931. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. One of 619 numbered copies printed on Croxley hand-made paper and signed by the author. Fine copy in very good dust jacket with a small piece torn from the spine panel (partly obscuring the title) and in publisher's box (professionally repaired along two edges).

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        Tarzan the Invincible

      Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.. (1931). The first hardcover book published by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. -- an attempt by Burroughs to capitalize on the success of the Tarzan franchise as publisher as well as writer -- and featuring jacket art by Burroughs' nephew, Studley O. Burroughs, one of Burroughs' several attempts to turn his success with Tarzan into a family business. Slight spine lean and shelf wear, with a faint stain at the heel; still about near fine in a fine, supplied dust jacket. A very attractive copy. The dust jacket includes a short essay by Burroughs remarking on the (to him) surprising popularity of the Tarzan character worldwide, and citing the range of its appearances. First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Histoire Militaire de l'Indochine Française, des débuts à nos jours (juillet 1930).

      Hanoï-Haïphong, Imprimerie d'Extrême-Orient, 1931. - 2 volumes in-folio, 232 pp., 306 pp., richement illustrés de plans et cartes in-texte et de très nombreuses reproductions photographiques hors texte, 1 grande carte volante des Etapes de la Conquête Militaire de l'Indochine. Les couvertures sont illustrées d'un tirailleur indochinois. Reliure moderne plein cuir noir pour les 2 volumes.Très bon état malgré quelques rousseurs et salissures sur les couvertures conservées. Une somme de documents sur l'Histoire Militaire de l'Indochine, élaborée par les Officiers de l'Etat-Major du Général de Division Aubert, Commandant Supérieur des Troupes du Groupe de l'indochine. Il s'agit ici de la 2e édition, revue et complétée, publiée pour l'Exposition Internationale de Paris en 1931 (La première édition, de 1922, ne comportait qu'un volume). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Rinkenis. Öl auf Malpappe.

      1931.. Signiert "A. Nissen" und datiert "31". Mit Rahmen. 35 x 39,8 cm (ohne Rahmen).. Das Bild besticht durch das besondere Licht des nördlichen Künstlerortes. Das kräftige dunkle Grün der Vegetation und die rote Fassade des Hauses bilden eine kräftigen Farbkontrast. Nissen wählt einen niedrigen Betrachterstandpunkt wodurch das Reetdach des Hauses an den oberen Bildrand gerückt wird und vom blauen Himmel nur ein Streifen sichtbar bleibt. Der Blick des Betrachters führt über einen kleinen Weiher hinauf zu dem teils eingewachsenen Haus. - Anton Nissen, der nach Zeichenunterricht bei C.L. Jessen und Momme Nissen an den Kunstakademien in Weimar und ab 1880 in München studierte. Neben Dachau und Heimhausen besuchte Nissen von München aus vor allem das heimatliche Ekensund. 1896 übersiedelte er nach Hamburg, verbrachte aber regelmäßig Zeit in Ekensund. 1902 bezog Nissen mit seiner Frau, der Künstlerin Maria geb. Schlaikier, ein Haus in Rinkenis, das sich zu einem zweiten Zentrum der Ekensunder Künstler entwickelte. - Kleine Bereibungen im oberen Rand: im Bereich des Schornsteins rechts und in den Baumspitze. - Weitere Arbeiten von Anton Nissen auf Anfrage.

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        Chinese Ceramics in Private Collections. Limited edition of 625 copies.

      London: Halton & Truscott Smith, 1931 - Limited edition of 625 copies. This copy is NUMBERED. 29*24*3cm, wt:2kg. Book edges uncut. 32 color plates, 361 monotone illustrations. Private bookplate in color on front pastedown. Almost as new. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'Exposition Coloniale de Paris

      Librairie des Arts Décoratifs, Paris 1931 - First edition, first printing. Unbound sheets collated in a folio with gold paper-covered boards with title printed in black on cover, with black woven ribbon tie. Introduction (in French) by Joseph Trillat. Includes a list of plates. Unpaginated, with 54 collotype plates (11-3/8 x 8 inches) from photographs by A. Chevojon, printed by A. Calavas, Paris (with interleaving tissue sheets protecting the individual plates). 13-1/4 x 10-1/4 inches. CONDITION: Near Fine (some rubbing to the outer folio, all plates Fine). From an essay by Patricia A. Morton: "L'Exposition Coloniale Internationale de Paris feted the accomplishments of colonialism from May 6 to November 15, 1931. this was the last international world's fair exclusively devoted to the celebration of international colonialism. France hosted the Colonial Exposition - joined by Portugal, the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Italy, and the United States - to demonstrate its colonial puissance and to stimulate the French public's interest in its colonial empire. The only colonial power absent from Paris was Britain, which, although invited to the Colonial Exposition, had staged its own imperial extravaganza in 1924-25 and lacked both the resources and interest in participating in a celebration of French colonialism. Germany no longer possessed a colonial empire, having been stripped of its colonies after World War I, and Japan was not yet recognized as a colonial power. The Colonial Exposition attracted a huge audience (there were 33 million entries into the exposition) from France and abroad and generated an overwhelmingly positive critical response." This publication features 54 images of the colonized people and architectural pavilions assembled for the exhibition, including those from Africa, Southeast Asia, Oceania and the Middle East. According to Arthur Chandler: "The United States was the only non-European country exhibiting as a colonial power. The American building at the exposition [Plate 51 in this publication] was a close replica of George Washington's house at Mount Vernon, complete with the bedroom set aside for Lafayette --a gesture that pleased the French hosts enormously. The inherent irony of the American exhibit --that it was housed in a building of the man who led the fight against colonial tyranny in the United States --was evidently completely lost on both the French and the Americans." A fascinating, if not shocking record of the last exhibition to feature live displays of colonized people and architectural replicas. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        D'APRÈS PARIS.

      - Paris, Librairie de France - Les amis de l'amour de l'art, 1931. En feuilles, dans un double emboîtage cartonné. Illustré de lithographies originales de Boussingault. Tirage limité à 170 exemplaires sur papier vélin d'Arches, celui-ci l'un des 120 exemplaire mis dans le commerce (83). Très bel ouvrage, très bel exemplaire. Envoi de photographies sur demande. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Cagliostro A Sorcerer of the Eighteenth Century

      The Masonic Bibliophiles, New York 1931 - Original royal blue cloth lettered in gilt. Contains 8 chapters plus appendix: I. A Master of Magic; II. The Conjurer and the Cardinal; III. The Affair of the Diamond Necklace; IV. The Downfall of the Grand Cophta; V. The House in the Rue St. Claude; VI. The Egyptian Rite; VII. Autographs of Cagliostro; VIII. Portraits of Cagliostro. Warmly inscribed, signed and dated by the author on the front free endpaper. A lovely copy of this very scarce item [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: First Place Books]
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        These Thirteen: Stories

      New York:: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith,, 1931. . A Very Good Plus copy in blue cloth binding that shows offsetting of the jacket design to the boards in a Very Good plus, unclipped dustjacket with some darkening and shallow edge wear to the spine along with two closed edge tears on the front panel. This collection features two of Faulkner's most famous stories: That Evening Sun and A Rose For Emily..

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        THESE THIRTEEN

      Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith 1931 - First edition, Good only condition/ Very Good edgeworn dust jacket with long closed tear. Hinges totally split. Bookplate of George Cukor. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rushton H. Potts]
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        First Nights and First Editions [copy of Thomas B. Costain]

      Little Brown & Company, Boston 1931 - Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1931. First Edition. Novelist Thomas B. Costain's copy, with his bookplate at the front pastedown and author Harry B. Smith's inscription to him and signature, dated in January of 1932, just three months after publication. Octavo, 323 pp. Somef darkening to spine, two corners touched, otherwise Near Fine, a sharp, tight copy with terminal leaves unopened. An absorbing, anecdotal, autobiographical traipse by the accomplished composer, lyricist and writer Harry B. Smith - inscribed, signed and dated by him to Canadian novelist Thomas B. Costain, "Canada's Sir Walter Scott" (for his insistence that historical tales should carry passion, and his ability to do so himself). Costain's best-known novel was The Black Rose (1945); he was also a long-term editor of Maclean's Magazine and The Saturday Evening Post, and helped Earl Derr Biggers develop the character of his Chinese detective, Charlie Chan. Sharp copy, signed, and with unreplaceable association and presentation status. L47n [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Pages d?art. Revue mensuelle Suisse illustrée. Beaux-Arts, Littérature, Musique. 1917 - 1926. (10 Jge. in 10 Bden., 120 Hefte).

      Genf, Kunst in der Schweiz, 1927 - 1931 - 4°, zus. ca. 5000 S., zahlr. teilw. farb. Abb. a. Taf. (einige Orig. Grafiken), Priv.-HLwd. m. goldgepr. Rückenschildchen. Umschläge (teilw Orig.-Graphische Titelillustr.) und Werbeseiten teilw. miteingebunden. Umschläge min. beschnitten, (Bd. 1918: Silberfischfrass a. Vors., sonst tadell) allg. gutes Ex. Vorläufer der deutsprachigen Zeitschrift «Die Kunst in der Schweiz» (siehe 48879) erschien zwischen 1915 - 1926. Komplette Jahrgänge (je 12 Hefte). Vereinzelt Orig.-Grafiken ( Lithographien, Holzschnitte) eingebunden: 1917: Maurice Barraud; 1918: Ed. Vallet; 1919: 9 Orig. -Graph. v. Percival Pernet. 14000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Shakespeare Head Brontë

      Oxford: Basil Blackwell & Houghton Mifflin Co. (pr. at the Shakespeare Head Press), 1931.

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        New English Poems. A Miscellany of Contemporary Verse, Never Before Published. The Collection Made by Lascelles Abercrombie.

      Victor Gollanz., London. 1931 - Contemporary morocco binding, gilt lettered, 5 raised bands. With a design in coloured onlays of an abstract head to upper cover by the Notary Binders. The binding rubbed and faded at spine. All edges gilt. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roe and Moore]
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        THE STRANGE DEATH OF MARTIN GREEN

      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., [1931]., 1931. First edition. Words February 1931 on front fly leaf, else near fine in dust jacket with a light professional restoration to the spine ends. Whose footprints marred the seventh tee? When Martin Green's drowned body was found face down in the water hazard near the sixth hole, it looked like an accident, but it wasn't at all. Crime Club mystery.

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        Mémoires de Casanova de Seingalt écrits par lui - meme. Tome Premier / Dixième. Paris, Javal et Bourdeaux, 1931 - 1932.

      Dieci voll. in 4°, legature coeve in mz.Pelle con nervi e titolo oro al dorso, conservate le br. edit. , più di 3000 pp. complessive, con 200 tavv. f.t. a firma Auguste Leroux colorate au pochoir , protette da veline. Tagli sup. dorati. Uno dei 2000 esemplari su "vélin du Marais" (ns. 1907). L'autore delle illustrazioni (Parigi 1871 - 1954) fu celebre per le sue tavole storiche. Bénézit, 8, p. 556 cita quest'opera. Lievi abrasioni alle legature, ma interni perfetti. Bell'esemplare completo delle sue 200 tavole.

      [Bookseller: Studio bibliografico Calabrò Maria]
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        OEUVRES COMPLETES. LA COMEDIE HUMAINE / CONTES DROLATIQUES. 34 VOLUMES (INCOMPLET : MANQUE LES TOMES VIII, XXXIV ET XXXV).

      LOUIS CONARD 1931 - R260147591: Environ 500 pages par volume. Assez bon état géneral. Quelques plats détachés. Les 6 premiers volumes sont plus abîmés : dos des tomes 1 et 6 coupés, manques au dos des tomes 3 et 5). Texte révisé et annoté par Marcel Bouteron et Henri Lognon, illustrations de Charles Huard gravées sur bois par Pierre Gusman. Scènes de la Vie Privée (7 Tomes - Complet) - Scènes de la Vie de Province (4 Tomes - Incomplet, manque le 1er) - Scènes de la Vie Parisienne (8 Tomes - Complet) - Scènes de la Vie Politique (1 Tome - Complet) - Scènes de la Vie Militaire (1 Tome - Complet) - Scènes de la Vie de Campagne (5 Tomes - Complet). Contes drolatiques (2 tomes. Complet). In-8 Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 840-Littératures des langues romanes. Littérature française [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        66 Pieces of Original Art for "The Talk of the Town" Section of The New Yorker

      66 original pieces of art for the New Yorker. Pen and ink on artists board. Unsigned. Each is roughly 12" x 6.25". The vast majority have a The New Yorker Editorial Department slip attached with handwritten advice (mostly of the "Rush!! Must have Proof Final Today" variety). A very few have partial slips or the slips detached. Undated but from the subjects and some of the cultural context, probably largely from the 1950s and 1960s. These spot drawings appeared as the primary illustration for each weekly version of The Talk of the Town. Subjects are diverse: grumpy policemen, harried mailmen, air, train, and bus travellers; bookstore browsers; George Washington in New York; a king and queen tossing coins to a crowd; LBJ; an old school main frame computer; a man turning a corner confronted by a truncheon bearing "JD" (juvenile delinquent); a ghost picketing a cemetery; real estate shoppers; a take on New York City seceding from the state of New York; a scientist doing a test on mice; an astronaut in a space capsule; a couple watching a television with someone arguing for "peace"; musical notes picketing to save Carnagie Hall; Richard Nixon on television; various animals: birds, horses, porcupines, frogs, polar bears, groundhogs, monkeys, squirrels, and much more. Soglow was an American cartoonist, probably best known for his long-running syndicated cartoon for King Features, "The Little King" which first appeared in The New Yorker in 1931. His pen and ink drawings, usually uncaptioned, were deceptively simple and in many ways they set the standard for "spot art" in the magazine. Soglow drew a significant number of the spot drawings that appeared in The Talk of the Town for as long as he was at the magazine, for well over a quarter century. They are still being used today. This collection represents a significant amount of his output for the Talk pieces. .

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        AMOR

      Ediciones de "Poesía", Paris 1931. - 1a Edición///////Conserva la doble camisa original. Muy buen ejemplar. Rarísimo./20,5x14,5. 4 págs. //Poesía, Vanguardias

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        THE MIDNIGHT MAIL

      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., [1931]., 1931. First U.S. edition. 8vo. Near fine in dust jacket complete with a wraparound promotional band. A strangler's first victim is a young woman found dead on "The Midnight Mail," an express passenger train. The second was a man's mutilated body found beside the railroad tracks. Scotland Yard is at a loss to learn the identity of the killer as he strikes again and again. Crime Club mystery title.

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        66 Pieces of Original Art for "The Talk of the Town" Section of The New Yorker

      66 original pieces of art for the New Yorker. Pen and ink on artists board. Unsigned. Each is roughly 12" x 6.25". The vast majority have a The New Yorker Editorial Department slip attached with handwritten advice (mostly of the "Rush!! Must have Proof Final Today" variety). A very few have partial slips or the slips detached. Undated but from the subjects and some of the cultural context, probably largely from the 1950s and 1960s. These spot drawings appeared as the primary illustration for each weekly version of The Talk of the Town. Subjects are diverse: grumpy policemen, harried mailmen, air, train, and bus travellers; bookstore browsers; George Washington in New York; a king and queen tossing coins to a crowd; LBJ; an old school main frame computer; a man turning a corner confronted by a truncheon bearing "JD" (juvenile delinquent); a ghost picketing a cemetery; real estate shoppers; a take on New York City seceding from the state of New York; a scientist doing a test on mice; an astronaut in a space capsule; a couple watching a television with someone arguing for "peace"; musical notes picketing to save Carnagie Hall; Richard Nixon on television; various animals: birds, horses, porcupines, frogs, polar bears, groundhogs, monkeys, squirrels, and much more. Soglow was an American cartoonist, probably best known for his long-running syndicated cartoon for King Features, "The Little King" which first appeared in The New Yorker in 1931. His pen and ink drawings, usually uncaptioned, were deceptively simple and in many ways they set the standard for "spot art" in the magazine. Soglow drew a significant number of the spot drawings that appeared in The Talk of the Town for as long as he was at the magazine, for well over a quarter century. They are still being used today. This collection represents a significant amount of his output for the Talk pieces. .

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        POEMS OF BLAKE. Edited by Laurence Binyon. Ex Libris Composer Daniel Jones [& Dylan Thomas].

      MacMillan, London 1931 - Thomas, Dylan [Daniel Jones]. POEMS OF BLAKE. Edited by Laurence Binyon. Ex Libris Composer Daniel Jones [& Dylan Thomas]. London: Macmillan, 1931. 8vo., 372pp. Blue cloth covered boards, titled in gilt at the spine. Very uncommon supplied dustwrapper in very good condition.Book acquired from the late composer's daughter. Dylan & Dan have had great fun with this; the two of them making several handwritten annotations throughout. On the inside back fly, Dylan writes clearly in pencil: "There must be in people a desire to share enthusiasm". Thomas' closest & oldest friend was Dr. Daniel Jones. Dan Jones edited Dylan Thomas’s POEMS in addition to writing the preface & all of the original music for 'Under Milk Wood' & publishing: "My Friend Dylan Thomas". Unique. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Cosmic Religion

      Startford Press Inc, New York 1931 - Very good first edition book in rare very good dust jacket. Light aqua-colored boards are clean, navy text is crisp and clear. Light sunning around all edges. Back board has a thin horizontal indent line running almost the width of the book. Previous owner's name and date on front free end-paper. Previous owner's seal is in the lower right corner of page 31. Book is internally clean and tight. Light blue dust jacket is lightly sunned overall and especially on spine and fore-edge folds. Upper and lower edges on front and back of jacket as well as head and tail of jacket spine are chipped with loss up to 3/8" from the edge. All fore-edge corners are rubbed with loss. Back fore-edge fold is separated 5 3/4" from the bottom. Upper front jacket edge has a 5/8" closed vertical just right of center and a 3/8" closed vertical tear extending from the chip in the upper front right jacket corner. Lower front edge has a 1/4" closed vertical tear just below the "S" and "T" in Einstein. Inside front flap has a 3/4" closed vertical tear running along the inside fore-edge fold. Not price clipped. Additional photos available at your request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        UNIVERSALE (L'). [Direttore Berto Ricci]. Anno 1, 1931: fascicoli n. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 7 bis, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. Annata completa.

      - Firenze, 1931, fascicoli 13 in-4: i primi 5 senza brossura (dagli esemplari finora osservati sappiamo che sono nati così), i successivi con brossure editoriali (gialle o verdi). Prima annata, completa, di questa rivista che uscì fino al 1935, portavoce del "fascismo di sinistra" fiorentino, antiretorico ed antiborghese (Berto Ricci fu pubblicamente rivalutato nel dopoguerra anche da Benedetto Croce). Rarissima, soprattutto se corredata del fascicolo straordinario "7 bis", intitolato "Il duello col papa. Contestazioni all'ultima enciclica". [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        PERSECUTE PERSECUTEUR.

      Editions Surréalistes 1931 - Paris, Editions Surréalistes (étiquette de relais des Editions Denoël), 1931. In-4 broché, couverture rouge imprimée en noir, 82 pages. Edition originale. Un des 30 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande (n° 43) (deuxième papier après 15 Japon ), bien complet du feuillet d'errata. Ce recueil marque la transition entre les périodes surréaliste et communiste d'Aragon et contient en ouverture le fameux poème "Front rouge" qui consacra la rupture avec André Breton. Exemplaire non coupé, à toutes marges, infimes rousseurs sur quelques témoins. EDITION ORIGINALE SUR GRAND PAPIER [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        WOMAN WALKS ALONE By RUTH PUTNAM MASON 1931

      THE DIAL PRESS, NY 1931 - TITLE: WOMAN WALKS ALONE By RUTH PUTNAM MASON 1931 AUTHOR: RUTH PUTNAM MASON PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: THE DIAL PRESS, NY 1931 EDITION: Reprint Edition but possible First for Dial Press CATEGORY: Rare, Other BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket COLOR: RED CONDITION: The book is without a dust jacket. The outside is in good condition; there is some fraying to the top and bottom edges of the spine; there is some scuffing to the corner edges of the boards. There is a private bookplate on the inside front board. Some of the pages have started to age brown naturally. Book is without marks or writings, pages are clean and book is tight and sturdy. All the pages are present in book. SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 315 pages. Good/None dust jacket condition. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: Reprint Edition but possible First for Dial Press. From an article by RUTH PUTNAM MASON in the Milwaukee Sentinel - Dec 24, 1949 - I was the kind of woman who makes women shudder. They would look at me with pity, and sometimes scorn. I was a "hopeless" alcoholic. I had been on so many benders that people used to point to me and whisper: "There goes Ruth - the drunkard." Liquor pulled me from the heights of success into the gutter. It wrecked my career, transformed me into a thief, sent me to prison and finally landed me in a mental institution. But I am no longer afraid, nor ashamed. For I have been cured of my mental illness and my craving for alcohol. THE BOOK WAS MADE INTO A MOVIE "I WALK ALONE." There are no other copies of this title by any publisher found for sale on the internet at the time of this research. There are no books by the author found for sale on the internet at the time of this research! COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, book(s) will ship immediately to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc 1400+ E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 007626 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die Brautnacht: Eine Ethnologisch-Kulturgeshichtliche und Sexualphysiologisch Schilderung Ihres Wesens und Ihrer Bedeutung. Eine Morphologie Ihrer Erscheinungsformen

      Wien (Vienna): Verlag für Kulturforschung, 1931 - Compendium of historical, cultural, social and medical commentary on virginity and defloration, with chapters on anatomy, demi-vierges, infibulation, defloration technqiues. This volume in the "Legitimate Erotica" series includes a Facsimile Photo Album "from the Estate of a Defloration Fetishist Who Committed Suicide," with six mounted plates of suggestively posed nudes (EROTICA) First edition. 4to. Illustrated with reproductions of erotic drawings, engravings, photographs in half-tone and gravure after works by Perckhammer, von Bayros, Willinger-Lechner, Manasse, Schein, and others. With eight color plates. 192 pp. With 6 mounted photographic prints. Original gilt-decorated green cloth, slightly shaken with faint wear at foot of spine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Zanzibar, Its History and Its People.

      H. F. & G. Witherby, London. - 1931, first edition, frontis, 2 maps, many illustrations, index, 527 pages, this is a near very good hardback copy in the original red cloth covers, with the title in gilt on the spine. This book is part of a library of African books, which were formed by a Colonial Officer, who was in Africa during the 1930s, 1940s, & 1950s. For any enquiries, please do get in touch. If you are ever in Bath, please visit our bookshop, Bath Old Books, which is a partnership of 5 booksellers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Steven Ferdinando PBFA]
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        Gilberte.

      Emile-Paul frères 1931 - - Emile-Paul frères , Paris 1931, 15x19,5cm, relié. - Edition originale imprimée à seulement 30 exemplaires sur Hollande. Reliure en demi maroquin bleu à bande, dos lisse très légèrement passé, filets à froid sur les plats, couvertures conservées, tête dorée. Bel envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à un proche. De toute rareté. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        DANGER ZONE

      NEW YORK NY ALFRED A KNOPF CO PUB 1931. - FINE IN A VERY GOOD+ D.J. ILLUSTRATED BY FRANK DOBIAS / THE SECOND OF WHITFIELD'S 4 JUVENILE NOVELS BOOK IS FINE WITHOUT ANY MARKS TO THE BINDING OR THE TEXT. THE PALE GREEN D.J. IS SLIGHTLY WORN AT THE CORNERS WITH A SHORT SURFACE ABRASION PARTIALLY AFFECTING THE AUTHOR'S NAME ON THE SPINE PANEL, SPINE AND TOP EDGES OF THE D.J. ARE COLOR FADED, A FEW SHORT EDGE TEARS, AND IS NOT PRICE-CLIPPED. AN EXCELLENT CLEAN, BRIGHT, AND TIGHT COPY OF A RARE BOOK. FIRST EDITION. Binding is HARDCOVER. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Yucca 1931. "The Book of the Future"

      Denton, Texas: North Texas State Teachers College. 1931. First. First edition. Quarto. Blue, red, and silver embossed buckram. 320pp. Heavily illustrated. Rear hinge tender, and a little rubbing, but near fine. The editor's own copy with his name embossed on the front cover. A beautifully conceived college yearbook with distinctive streamlined Art Deco design, and which is dedicated to iconic Jazz Age artist John Held, Jr. Laid in is a Typed Letter Signed from the college president congratulating Medders on a job well-done, a certificate of award made out to Medders, several sheets of stationery for the book, and a portrait of the yearbook staff. More importantly, the dedicatee, John Held, Jr., the greatest cartoon chronicler of the era's flapper co-eds and their Jazz Age "sheiks," is featured in a full-page photograph (credited to the prestigious New York photographer Apeda). The original 8" x 10" photograph, Signed by Held, is laid into the book opposite his portrait. Apparently his duties as dedicatee were limited to choosing the toothsome co-ed who was featured in the book as "Queen of the Book of the Future." Unique. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Hunger and Love

      London: Putnam, 1931. 705, (2) p. First British edition, first printing. (Apparently published simultaneously with the American edition.) Very Good+ condition hardcover in Good dust jacket. Book itself presents well. Clean, bright pages. Foxing to fore edge, corners lightly bumped. Small tear in cloth at head. Dust jacket flap price intact, chips missing at extremities, especially at head. Closed tear through back panel that has been mended with archival, ph-neutral mending tissue on verso. Jacket is mylar-protected. Includes gray publisher's promotional card. British writer and playwright Lionel Britton's only novel, a long out-of-print classic of experimental Depression-era proletarian literature narrated in the second person. It was hailed by George Orwell and Bertrand Russell among other critics. Quite uncommon in its original dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        L'exposition coloniale de Paris, introduction par Joseph Trillat.

      Paris, Librairie des Arts Décoratifs, . Calavas éditeur, sans date (1931?) - in-folio, contenant: page de titre, introduction de J. Trillat (4 pages), chef de la propagande métropolitaine à l'Exposition, table des planches, et 54 planches de clichés par A. Chevojon et V. Henri, représentant les pavillons des colonies françaises et

      [Bookseller: BOUQUINERIE SAINT-LAMBERT]
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        Neuer Lächerlich-jedoch vernünfftiger, bescheidener und Curioser Narren-Calender / Auf das Jahr 1710. Worinnen von Monat zu Monat ein nach seiner Natur und Eigenschafft entworffener Narr / nach dem jetzigen Stylum der Welt / auf das accurateste beschrieben wird. Eine Invention, welche schon zum Vierdten mahl continuiret und an das Tages-Liecht kommet / auch wegen sowohl beygefügter Nothwendigkeit des Calenders / als lustigen Schreib-Art der Curiosen Welt zur angenehmen Gemüths-Ergötzung dienen kan.

      Freystadt [fingiert], Peter Marteau.. 16 x 18,5 cm. Tit. (in Rot- u. Schwarzdr.), 30 Bll. Mit Kalendarium in Rot- und Schwarzdruck u. einigem Holzschnitt-Zierrat. OBrosch. m. Deckelbild in Kupferstich. Rücken m. blauem Papierstreifen verstärkt u. m. altem hs. Titelschildchen. Vorderdeckel m. Wasserfl. u. an 3 Stellen m. unterlegten Randrissen, Rü. etw. berieben, Hinterdeckel wohl später m. altem Papier erneuert u. m. letztem Bl. verklebt (dadurch Leimschatten), Text im Seitenrand etw. braunfleckig, Ecken z. Tl. eselsohrig.. Kosch XI, 108; Böck L., Ein Altwiener Narrenkalender (in Zs. f. Bücherfreunde 23 Jg., Hft. 3, 1931, Ss. 41-45). Sehr selten. Einer von (vermutlich) acht erschienenen Jahrgängen des 'Narrencalenders', verfasst und anonym herausgegeben von Johann Valentin Neiner (1679-1748), einem Weltpriester in der Nachfolge von Abraham a Sancta Clara, der sein lebenslanges Vorbild war. N. gab die Schriften seines großen Lehrmeisters heraus, dessen Nachruf er auch 1709 verfasste. Er beschrieb, ähnlich wie dieser in satirisch-volkstümlichen Mahnrufen die Ereignisse seiner Zeit und produzierte neben Kanzelreden auch so genannte Narren-, Moral- und Sittensatiren. - Von den bibliographisch nachgewiesenen acht Jahrgängen dieses Kalenders hat sich nur wenig erhalten. Ludwig Böck konnte seinerzeit nur 3 Jahrgänge auffinden: "Als Drucker und Verleger ist Peter Marteau in Freystadt (in einem anderen Jahrgang: Cöln) genannt, ein sicheres Zeichen, daß der wahre Druckort noch zu suchen ist. .. Jeder Jahrgang enthält neben derb-satirisch gehaltenen Prognostika auf die vier Jahreszeiten, die, von der bei Moralisten üblichen Übertreibung abgesehenen, sehr schätzbare Beiträge zum Bilde der Zeit liefern, und zu jedem Monat eine Abhandlung über eine Spezies von Narren. .. Zeichnen sich durch die Mannigfaltigkeit der Einfälle, die Kühnheit und den Bilderreichtum der Sprache, die Schlagfertigkeit des Witzes, sowie durch reifes und scharfes Urteil über die menschlichen Laster und Verkehrtheiten aus, und .. auch wertvolle zeitgeschichtliche Züge.."

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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        THE SECOND SHOT

      Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., [1931]., 1931. First U.S. edition. Former owner's penciled name on front fly leaf, else very good in fine dust jacket complete with a fine wraparound promotional band. Striking dust jacket art by Stuart Eldridge. Roger Sheringham must solve the mysterious death of Mr. Eric Scott-Davies, a popular man-about-town. His death was no accidental sportsman's accident, as was first suspected. Sheringham's investigation turns up scandal ... it seems that Scott-Davies was having an affair with a local femme fatale. In the end, the murderer reveals both himself and his motives. Crime Club mystery.

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        A commemorative catalogue of the exhibition of Italian art, held in the galleries of the Royal Academy, Burlington house, London, January-March 1930.

      London, H. Milford,, Oxford University Press 1931 - Vol. 2, pp. XXVIII, 350; XIV, e 252 tav. stampate solo al recto su carta greve. Ricercato e fondamentale catalogo della mostra sull'arte italiana dal Rinascimento all'Ottocento. Con l'introduzione di R. Fry e studi di A. E. Popham, B. Rackham, W. Buckley e altri. Con due pregiati ex libris inglesi. Ottima leg. cart. orig. con grandi tit. oro al piatto e al dorso. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio bibliografico LE MUSE]
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