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        FATHERS OF AMERICAN SPORT" The complete set of six hand-colored aquatint portraits, with engraved titles, each signed in pencil "R. L. Boyer", lower left

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1931 - An extremely handsome and decorative set of American sporting notables. The six portraits, each set in an appropriate background, are of: SAMUEL MORRIS, ESQ., Foxhunter, first president of the Gloucester Foxhunting Club, America's oldest; COL. WILLIAM RANSOM JOHNSON, "Napoleon of the Turf"; COL. GEORGE WASHINGTON, Foxhunter; COMMODORE JOHN COX STEVENS, Yachtsman, owner of the "America" and a founder of the New York Yacht Club; THADDEUS NORRIS, ESQ., Angler, author of The American Angler's Book, who did much to elevate and advance the art of fly fishing; HENRY WILLIAM HERBERT, ESQ., "Frank Forester", the father of American sporting literature. A SUPERB SET OF ONE OF THE MOST ATTRACTIVE OF THE DERRYDALE PRESS SPORTING PRINTS SERIES First (and only) edition, limited to 250 proofs only. Image size is approximately 10 x 8 inches, the plate measuring 13 x 9 1/2 inches, with additional margins. Fine condition. Two plates (Washington and Morris) matted and framed. Ordeman, The Aquatints, Drypoints and Etchings of The Derrydale Press, p. 24-5, et seq

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        Compleat Angler or The Contemplative Man’s Recreation, The

      London: George G. Harrap & Co., 1931. - Edition de Luxe, Signed by Arthur RackhamIn A Beautiful Onlaid Binding By Chris Lewis[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. WALTON, Izaak. 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. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: George G. Harrap & Co., [1931].One of 775 signed copies, this being copy no. 95. Quarto (10 5/16 x 7 13/16 inches; 263 x 198 mm.). 223, [1] pp. Twelve color plates with descriptive tissue guards, and twenty-five drawings in black and white. Title printed in green and black.Bound c. early 1970s by Christopher Lewis in full emerald morocco over beveled boards with pictorial onlay of varicolored morocco reproducing the Rackham illustration opposite page 108, paneled by double fillet gilt border, the whole enclosed by a double fillet gilt frame with angling-themed gilt corner ornaments. Gilt framed and ornamented compartments. Gilt rolled and tooled turn-ins, gilt rolled edges. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A very fine copy. Housed in a cloth drop-back clamshell box.The great Christopher Lewis began his career at the internationally renowned Bayntun-Riviere Bindery of Bath, England, during the early 1960s as a finisher. In the 1970s, he established his own bindery and further developed his masterful inlay and gilt work, integrating innovative highlights with paint into his pictorial inlays, as here.Izaak Walton (1593-1683), "English biographer, who is best known for The Compleat Angler (1653), a classic guide to the joys of fishing with over 300 new printings. It combines practical information about angling with folklore. The story of three friends, traveling through the English countryside, is enlivened by occasional songs, ballads, quotations from several writers, and glimpses of an idyllic and now lost rural life The Compleat Angler was a combination of manual and meditation. ‘Angling may be said to be so like the mathematics that it can never be fully learnt.’ (The Compleat Angler) The work became one of the most reprinted books in the history of British letters. The story is of three sportsmen: a fisherman (Piscator, who is Walton himself), a huntsman (Venator), and a fowler (Auceps). They travel along the river Lea on the first day in May and discuss the relative merits of their favorite pastimes. Auceps tells how ‘the very birds of the air, those that be not Hawks, are both so many and so useful and pleasant to mankind, that I must not let them pass without some observations. They both feed and refresh him; feed him with their choice bodies, and refresh him with their heavenly voices.’ In his own turn Venator defends hunting: ‘Hunting trains up the younger nobility to the use of manly exercises in their riper age. What more manly exercise than hunting the Wild Boar, the Stag, the Buck, the Fox, or the Hare? How doth it preserve health, and increase strength and activity!’ And finally Piscator reminds his friends: ‘I might tell you that Almighty God is said to have spoken to a fish, but never to a beast; that he hath made a whale a ship, to carry and set his prophet, Jonah, safe on the appointed shore.’ Walton drew his work on Nicholas Breton's (c. 1545-1626) fishing idyll Wits Trenchmour (1597). The second edition was largely rewritten and in the fifth edition Walton wrote about fly-fishing on the river Dove, a subject the author himself knew little about. The last [i.e., fifth] edition was published in 1676 and included additional material by Charles Cotton (Instructions how to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a Clear Stream) and Colonel Robert Venables's The Experienced Angler, or Angling Improved. Walton called this work The Universal Angler. He had taught Cotton but never met Venables" ("Izaak Walton (1593-1683)" at Pegasos—A Literature Related Resource Site).Latimore & Haskell, pp. 66-67. Riall, p. 175.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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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. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

      London, George C. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1931 - Quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Some light browning to a few leaves, an excellent copy in a fine binding. 12 colour plates, captioned tissues, numerous black and white illustrations throughout. Limited edition of 775 copies, signed by Rackham. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Compleat Angler or The Contemplative Man’s Recreation, The

      London: George G. Harrap & Co., 1931. - Bound By Birdsall"I Envy No Body But Him, and Him Only, That Catches More Fish Than I Do"RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. Walton, Izaak. [BIRDSALL of Northampton, Bindery]. 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. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: George G. Harrap & Co., (1931). First trade edition. Octavo (9 3/4 x 7 1/2 in; 247 x 190 mm). 223, (1) pp. Twelve color plates, and twenty-five black and white illustrations. Title printed in green and black.Bound c. 1931 by Birdsall of Northhampton for Charles Scribner's Sons in full forest green morocco with triples fillets border and central varicolored portrait onlay of Izaak Walton. Gilt framed and ornamented compartments. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Broad turn-ins with gilt rolls. Original endpapers preserved. A fine copy. In binder's dust jacket.The roots of Birdsall of Northampton "stretch back to the early eighteenth century but it was in 1792 that John Lacy's Northampton bindery was acquired by William Birdsall, continuing in his family until 1961.In Birdsall's heyday, Gerring (Notes on Bookbinding, 1899) reported a staff of 250 engaged in making ladies handbags, fancy boxes, and stationary; as well as all types of bookbinding. The firm seemed always ready to experiment and careful records and samples were kept by Richard Birdsall, great-great-nephew of the founder, until he died in 1909.The firm's collection of over 3,000 finishing tools passed to the University of Toronto" (Maggs, Bookbinding in the British Isles II, #262, and #321).Izaak Walton (1593-1683), "English biographer, who is best known for The Compleat Angler (1653), a classic guide to the joys of fishing with over 300 new printings. It combines practical information about angling with folklore. The story of three friends, traveling through the English countryside, is enlivened by occasional songs, ballads, quotations from several writers, and glimpses of an idyllic and now lost rural life The Compleat Angler was a combination of manual and meditation. ‘Angling may be said to be so like the mathematics that it can never be fully learnt.’ (The Compleat Angler) The work became one of the most reprinted books in the history of British letters. The story is of three sportsmen: a fisherman (Piscator, who is Walton himself), a huntsman (Venator), and a fowler (Auceps). They travel along the river Lea on the first day in May and discuss the relative merits of their favorite pastimes. Auceps tells how ‘the very birds of the air, those that be not Hawks, are both so many and so useful and pleasant to mankind, that I must not let them pass without some observations. They both feed and refresh him; feed him with their choice bodies, and refresh him with their heavenly voices.’ In his own turn Venator defends hunting: ‘Hunting trains up the younger nobility to the use of manly exercises in their riper age. What more manly exercise than hunting the Wild Boar, the Stag, the Buck, the Fox, or the Hare? How doth it preserve health, and increase strength and activity!’ And finally Piscator reminds his friends: ‘I might tell you that Almighty God is said to have spoken to a fish, but never to a beast; that he hath made a whale a ship, to carry and set his prophet, Jonah, safe on the appointed shore.’ Walton drew his work on Nicholas Breton's (c. 1545-1626) fishing idyll Wits Trenchmour (1597). The second edition was largely rewritten and in the fifth edition Walton wrote about fly-fishing on the river Dove, a subject the author himself knew little about. The last [i.e., fifth] edition was published in 1676 and included additional material by Charles Cotton (Instructions how to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a Clear Stream) and Colonel Robert Venables's The Experienced Angler, or Angling Improved. Walton called this work The Universal Angler. He had taught Cotton but never met Venables" ("Izaak Walton (15

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        C. C. Rogers (C. C. Vyvyan, Clara Coltman [Colton] Rogers), Autograph Letter Signed to Douglas Hyde, First Irish President, with presentation copy to him of Gwendra Cove, in Jacket by Gwen Dorrien-Smith.

      Jordan's Bookshop, Truro, Cornwall 1931 - ALS (Autograph Letter Signed): Tipped in, an original manuscript letter from Clara Coltman Rogers (also Lady Vyvyan, and here under the pseudonym C.C. Vyvyan) to the first President of Ireland, Douglas Hyde, though at the time of this accompanying letter - October, 1932 - he was not yet, of course, president, and is addressed by her as Dr. Hyde. Book: Truro, Cornwall: Jordan's Bookshop, 1931. First edition, with the above ALS tipped in; scarce dust jacket illustrated by artist Gwen Dorrien-Smith. Signed as C.C.Vyvyan on the title page, also signed with inscription not personalized on the ffep, there dated September, 1932. See scans. The book is itself a presentation copy to Hyde. 12mo, 226 pp. + ads; just barely good condition for the book and jacket - the book with some water marks on the cover, bumped corners, and a small amount of splaying (curving) to the thin boards, and the jacket with age-toning, some soiling, and a number of peripheral chips. See scans. ALS itself is in near fine condition, being taped to the verso of the ffep. The disparity between the inscription date (September, 1932) and the date of the letter (October 23, 1932) is not explained, but may be because the inscription, which was itself generically worded and unsigned (with the signature being instead at the title page) would have been done as one of a number of such in September. A collection of charming Cornish character and scene pieces by C.C. Rogers (Clara Coltman [Coulton] Rogers, Lady Vyvyan), ala "Lady Vyvyan", with the scarce dustjacket, the art for which was executed by her friend and traveling companion, Gwen Dorrien-Smith. In the letter - after quipping "I love the picture of you translating over 4 tumblers of punch," she thanks Hyde for a book he had sent her ("Adventures of [not legible]"), and for his offer to loan her some Irish poems for her upcoming poetry anthology, though by that time the anthology had been completed. Unique ALS, with a scarce, collectible example of the book, involving a charming writer, a well-known jacket artist, and historical figure Hyde. L53n [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Harmonium

      Knopf 1931 - Second Edition, Third binding, SIGNED by Wallace Stevens on a laid in signature. This second edition includes fourteen new poems that didn't exist in the TRUE FIRST EDITION. A somewhat attractive dustjacket with some wear to the spine and edges. There is small stain to front cover and minor rubbing to panels. The book is in excellent shape. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with only a hint of wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a collectable copy with the original dustjacket SIGNED by the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        The Night Before Christmas; Goblin Market;the Pied Piper of Hamelin;the King of the Golden River

      George G. Harrap & Co, London 1931 - Arthur Rackham's four uncommon Christmas books published between 1931-1934. The Night before Christmas with 4 colour plates in dust jacket with some foxing.The King of the Golden River with 4 colour plates in dust jacket with small chips missing. Goblin Market with 4 colour plates lacking the dust jacket with edgewear o/w fine. The Pied Piper of Hamelin with 4 colour plates lacking the dust jacket and some wear and short tears o/w fine. Size: Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        MEMOIRES DE CASANOVA DE SEINGALT, ECRITS PAR LUI-MEME.

      Javal & Bourdeaux,, Paris, 1931 - Exemplaire numerote 1968/2000, sur papier velin du Marais. 10 vol., 6-VI-330 pp., 6-310 pp., 6-306 pp., 6-314 pp., 6-310 pp., 6-326 pp., 6-308 pp., 6-300 pp., 6-300 pp. 6-300 pp. + 200 pl. hors-texte reparties dans les volumes in-4 (229 x 283 mm), Broche, sous couverture a rabats. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Collected Poems. Chariot of the Sun, Sleeping Together, Torchbearer, Transit of Venus. Introductions and notes to the volumes contributed by D. H. Lawrence, T. S. Eliot, Stuart Gilbert, and Ezra Pound.

      Paris: The Black Sun Press, 1931 - 4 volumes, large octavo. Original printed wrappers under glassine. In the original red cloth slipcase. Light spotting and wear to spines with partial loss of glassine to spines, a beautiful set. First editions thus, one of 500 complete sets. Harry Crosby (1898–1929) was born the heir to one of Boston's wealthiest banking families, but after serving as an ambulance driver during the First World War he abandoned his wealth to live as an author in Paris with his wife Caresse Crosby. They embedded themselves in the avant-garde cultural scene, befriending the likes of Dali, Hemingway and Cartier-Bresson, founded the Black Sun Press which helped to publish the early works of Joyce, Eliot, Pound and Hart Crane, and lived a life of utter dissolution off Harry's inheritance which, when it ran out, had to be supplemented by telegrams to his banker father such as the infamous, "PLEASE SELL $10,000 WORTH OF STOCK. WE HAVE DECIDED TO LIVE A MAD AND EXTRAVAGANT LIFE", (to which the father, reluctantly but nonetheless amazingly, assented). Following Crosby's tragic death in 1929 (he was found shot dead in the same bed as Josephine, "The Fire Princess", one of his many lovers), the Black Sun Press issued several posthumous works, including this boxed set of his poems. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Dracula

      Grosset & Dunlap, New York 1931 - A lovely copy of a rare Blue Chip Photoplay Edition. The red cloth bound book is very clean inside and outside. There is a former owners name faintly written on the front paste down with a 1931 date. The rest of the pages are very clean. The rare original dust jacket is bright and very clean. There is some shallow nipping at the spine ends and back cover. Overall this is a beautiful copy of one of the most difficult books to find. It is illustrated with scenes from the film starring Bella Lugosi as Count Dracula. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rose Publications]
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        Ceskoslovenskà Fotografie [COMPLETE IN 12 VOLUMES]

      Fotograficky Obzor 1931-1949, Praha - 4to. Complete collection of this important publication showing the work of many Czech photographers. The series was published annually from 1931 until 1940. Publication ceased temporarily under Nazi occupation. Three more hardbound volumes were published after W.W.II. Each volume profusely illustrated with plates in photogravure of works by artists such as Josef Sudek, Maximillian Mayer, Vilem Bauer, J. Fabinger, Jaromir Funke, Vladimir Havelka, A. Pikart, V. Hanus, Jan Hub, Emil Katschner, Jan Lauschmann, Karl Mahler, Emil Wolf, Karel Hàjek, Alois Zych, Jan Blazek, and many others. 18 page advertisement section in rear of each volume. Volumes I - VIII (1931-1938) bound in matching tan cloth, printed in gray and black. Other volumes in similar printed tan paper-covered boards. 1949 in quarter cloth with gold-stamped illustration on cover. Early years with covers of avant-garde typographic designs by Karel Teige. Volumes I-III with text in Czech, English, French and German. 1934,1935 & 1936 in Czech and French, 1937 & 1938 in Czech and English. 1939 and 1940 in Czech only, post-war years in Russian and Czech with photographic reproductions in sepia-tone. Bindings with minor age wear and some staining. 1939 volume split along joint on back board, firmly holding. Bindings in overall good to very good condition. Vols. III and IX with signature of previous owners on title-page, abrasion on title-page in Vol. V due to removal of previous owner's signature. Tight copies with interior in very good condition. Fascinating complete collection with nearly 800 photographs giving an pictorial insight into life in Czechoslovakia in the 1930's and 40's. . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Les chiens de chasse

      Manufacture d'armes et de cycles de Saint-Etienne 1931 - Ouvrage réunissant 78 planches en couleurs de chiens de chasse, dues aux aquarellistes Malher et Castellan. (visionnez le diaporama) Le chien c'est le compagnon du Chasseur; c'est l'ami des bons et des nauvais jours, c'est le serviteur fidèle, dévoué, à qui souvent il ne manque que la parole. C'est donc au Chasseur que nous dédions cet album dans lequel il trouvera représentées et décrites toutes les races de chiens de chasse. Les planches qui suivent reproduisent les plus beaux sujets ayant remporté les plus hautes récompenses dans les Expositions canines et , à ce titre, chacun d'eux représente le prototype de sa race.Serpente avec notice pour chacune des 78 planches. En fin d'ouvrage et suite à la table des matières, on trouvera 6 pages publicitaires en couleurs présentant des armes et autres articles destinés au chasseur. Ouvrage oblong (30 x 20,3 cm) pour 87 pages poids: 1,750kg [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Bas-Relief du musee des colonies (First Edition, inscribed by Janniot and the principal architects and designers of Rockefeller Center)

      Librairie d'art Louis Reynaud, Paris 1931 - Small folio. Portfolio by Alfred Janniot, French sculptor who contributed to the bas-relief sculptures of Rockefeller Center in New York City. The portfolio is a record of Janniot's bas-reliefs on the Palais de la Porte Dorée in Paris, delivered in 1931 for the Paris Colonial Exposition and designed by Janniot between 1928 and 1931. The work he contributed to Rockefeller Center is the gilded panel "Paris and New York Joining Hands Above Figures of Poetry, Beauty and Elegance" on the façade of Le Maison Française (circa 1930).INSCRIBED by Janniot on the title page. Additionally, an inscription on the front pastedown to John Amore is signed by six of the architects of Rockefeller Center and two of its most important contributing artists. The architects who have signed include John R. Todd, L. Andrew Reinhardt, Henry Hofmeister, Wallace Harrison, J. Andre Fouilhoux, and George N. Pauly. Reinhard and Hofmeister are credited with Rockefeller Center's basic scheme, with Raymond Hood contributing significantly to the design of the main buildings. The artists who have signed are Rene F. Chambellan (who co-designed and cast the Atlas sculpture and designed several promenade fountains) and Gaetano Cecere (sculptor).Folded title sheet with an introduction (in French) and 66 full-page plates printed on rectos only. In a folding photo illustrated portfolio with brown silk tie as issued. Plates Near Fine, portfolio Very Good with some wear along the hinge folds. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Panama or the adventures of my seven uncles.

      Harper |& brothers 1931 - - Harper & brothers, New York & London 1931, 19,5x24,5cm, broché. - Edition originale de la traduction en anglais établie par John Dos Passos et qui fut imprimée à 300 exemplaires sur Utopian laid paper. Signatures autographes de B. Cendrars et J. Dos Passos à la justification du tirage. Ouvrage orné d'illustrations originales de John Dos Passos. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        CLOTHES. An Essay upon the Nature and Significance of the Natural and Artificial Integuments worn by Men and Women. Presentation Copy to Leonard Woolf

      Jonathan Cape, London 1931 - Gill, Eric. CLOTHES. An Essay upon the Nature and Significance of the Natural and Artificial Integuments worn by Men and Women. Presentation Copy to Leonard Woolf. London: Jonathan Cape, 1931. First edition, 8vo, 197pp. Green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine [first issue], top edge tinted. Printed in Perpetua type. Standard edition. Title-page device, 3 full-page, 5 half-page illustrations & an ornamental device, all from wood engravings by Eric Gill. "An essay upon the nature and significance of the natural and artificial integuments worn by men and women." Inscribed on the ffe.: "to Leonard Woolf / Eric Gill" A near fine example in a very good dustwrapper showing moderate use. [Gill 22] [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Printing & piety. An essay on life and works in the England of 1931, & particularly typography

      Sheed & Ward, London 1931 - "There are twenty-five examples of letterforms in the text, four of which are printed from wood engravings, ranging from Janson to Baskerville to Gill's own Joanna slab serif type. The text is printed on specially hand-made paper of a handsome stone color, bearing Gill's and Hague's initials in the watermark." Text: Gill Eric. pp. 120; BW ills.; hardcover w/o dj, fine condition of the first edition of this rare item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Compleat Angler

      George G. Harrap London 1931 - Inscribed by Joyce: "To Edmund Brauchbar, James Joyce Souvenir de Paris le 10 mars 1936". Brauchbar was a Zurich businessman and former student of Joyce, who had taught English in Switzerland during the first World War. While he later moved to New York, the two remained friends. During the 1930s, Joyce worked with Brauchbar to aid Jewish refugees - including the businessman's nephew - to establish themselves in new countries. In 1939, Brauchbar returned the favour, putting up the large financial guarantee demanded by Swiss authorities before they would grant Joyce and his family asylum. "I thank you very much for having remembered me" he wrote to Brauchbar, "when so many seem to have forgotten". Scuff to upper board, where small patch of soiling has been removed, else an excellent copy, with a Brentano's sticker on the rear endpaper.

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        Pomes Penyeach.

      Princeton University Press 1931 - Sylvia Beach, 1931. First American Edition, printed by Princeton University Press, May 2, 1931. Gray wrappers printed in black, contents printed on cream white wove paper. 50 copies printed for Sylvia Beach solely to secure copyright for the work in the USA. The errata in the Paris edition (1927) are corrected in the text of this edition. Minor crease to lower right of front wrapper, minor pale stain to upper & lower right corner for half-title, but essentially a fine copy of this fragile issue. [Slocum A25]. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ulysses Rare Books Ltd. ABA, ILAB]
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        RADIO WIEN Illustrierte Wochenschrift der österr. Radioverkehrs-A.G. 8. Jahrgang 1931/1932 UND 9. Jahrgang 1932 /1933 jeweils komplett

      Wien RAVAG 1931-1933. 2 komplette Jahrgänge in insges. 4 Halbleinenbänden der Zeit, 4°, Zustand: gut.

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        Sammlung EY Düsseldorf. Katalog zur Wanderausstellung.

      Düsseldorf, Im Selbstverlag von Frau Ey, Druck: Otto Fritz, Druckerei und Verlag, [1931],. 24,2 x 16,3 cm, 96 Seiten, 119 schwarz-weiss Abbildungen auf 88 Tafeln nach Arbeiten von Adler, Arntz, Marz, Bindel, Desnos, Dix, Ernst, Feigler, Gilles, Goller, Heckroth, Hoerle, Hundt, Janssen, Jawlensky, Lahs, Lemann, Pankok, Pudlich, Rübsam, Schwesig, Sureda, Trillhaase, Wernze-Sichtermann und Wollheim. Typographisches "Ei" mit dem Text auf dem Vorderdeckel, empfindliche Original-Broschur (diese stärker berieben, mit kleinen Einrissen), fleckig, kleiner Eckabriss vom Vorderdeckel (siehe die Abbildung), handschriftlicher Namenszug von Heiter Müller-Schlösser (1924-2014), dem Sohn des Düsseldorfer Mundartdichters Hans Müller-Schlösser (1884-1956) auf der Innenseite des Vorderdeckels. Der Sohn hat wohl dieses Exemplar vom Vater übernommen. Insgesamt ein ordentliches, sammelwürdiges Exemplar.. Dokumentations-Bibliothek VI, 613 (mit Abbildung des typographischen Titels Seite 127). - Bolliger 1, 329 (mit Abbildung). - ars libri, cat. 142, 30. - Droste, Mutter Ey, Seite 42; darin: ("1931 erschien ein stattlicher Katalog >Sammlung Ey Düsseldorf< mit einem Vorwort von Max Osborn, er begleitete eine Wanderausstellung ihres Kunstbesitzes durch deutsche Städte. Der Kölner Kunstverein machte im Juni 1931 den Anfang, Königsberg, Mannheim und Wiesbaden folgten."). - Katalog Remmert und Barth, 1984, Johanna Ey und ihr Künstlerkreis, siehe Seite 58 (mit Abbildung). - Katalog Remmert und Barth, "Großes Ey wir loben dich", 2007, siehe Seite 72 (mit Abbildung). - Anna, Susanne, Katalog zur Ausstellung "Ich, Johanna Ey" im Stadtmuseum Düsseldorf 2009, darin sehr ausführlich zur Wanderausstellung siehe Seite 82, Katalog-Nummer 34. - Johanna Ey (1864 bis 1947) ging als "Mutter Ey" und ihrer kleinen Teestube in die Kunstgeschichte ein. Der Kunsthistoriker Max Osborn (1870 bis 1946) schrieb das Vorwort.

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        Not. Blatt 1 aus dem Zyklus "Ein Weberaufstand", 1897.

      . Photo-Lithographie in Braunschwarz gedruckt, 1931, auf gelblichem Bütten, in der Größe des Originals: 15,4:15,3 cm. Im breiten Rand fleckig und mit Gebrauchsspuren. Literatur: Klipstein 25. 1895-1898 arbeitete Kollwitz an dem von G. Hauptmanns Werk "Die Weber" inspirierten Zyklus "Weberaufstand" und wurde damit 1898 auf der "Großen Berliner Kunstausstellung" bekannt.. Käthe Kollwitz studierte 1886-1887 in Berlin bei K. Stauffer-Bern (1857-1891), 1887 in Königsberg bei E. Neide (1843-1908) und 1888-1890 in München bei L. von Herterich (1856-1932). 1891 angeregt durch M. Klinger (1857-1920) Hinwendung zur Graphik. Seit 1898 war sie Mitglied der Berliner Sezession, ab 1913 der "Freien Secession" und Mitbegründerin des ersten "Frauenkunstverbandes". 1898-1903 Lehrtätigkeit an der Künstlerinnenschule Berlin. 1899 erhielt sie in Dresden die Kl. Goldmedaille für den Zyklus "Weberaufstand". 1904 ging sie nach Paris, um an der Academie Julian zu studieren. 1907 reiste sie nach Florenz. 1909 Beginn bildhauerischer Arbeiten. 1919 Aufnahme als erste Frau in die Preußische Akademie der Künste und Professur, dort ab 1928 Leiterin des Meisterateliers für Graphik. 1929 Verleihung des Ordens "Pour le Merite" in der Klasse Wissenschaften und Künste. 1933 wurde sie durch die Nationalsozialisten zur Aufgabe ihrer Lehrtätigkeit gezwungen und ihre Arbeiten aus dem öffentlichen Raum entfernt, zudem erhielt sie Ausstellungsverbot. 1942 Aufenthalt in Nordburg, 1943 Zerstörung ihrer Berliner Wohnung, womit zahlreiche ihrer Arbeiten zerstört wurden, 1944 Reise nach Moritzburg bei Dresden. Im Mittelpunkt ihres Schaffens stehen sozialpolitische und gegen den Krieg gerichtete Themen.

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        What Happened at Midnight (Hardy Boys # 10)

      Grosset & Dunlap, New York, NY, 1931. Hardcover. Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. Based on my research, I&#39;m pretty sure this is a second issue of this title. Red cover with black shield. Front lists to this title and Ted Scott, Danger Trails of the Sky. Rear ad lists to While the Clock Ticked. I will be happy to answer any additional questions you might have. One page is torn. Size: 8mo - over 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" tall. 213 pp. Pages are yellowed, but are tight and clean. Rough edges along the spine. Previous owner&#39;s inscription on endpapers. Has some creased corners. Bumped and rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 pound. Category: Fiction; Children. Inventory No: 001472. .

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        M - ORIGINAL AUSTRIAN PREMIERE PROGRAM

      Nero-Film AG, Berlin 1931 - Small folio (22.5cm); green and white photo-illustrated wrappers, folded, with the premiere information printed in red on front wrapper; [8pp]; illus. Faint horizontal fold at center, faint diagonal crease to upper right corner of front wrapper, with a chip to lower left corner of rear wrapper and a few tiny tears; Very Good+. Original Austrian premiere program for Fritz Lang's 1931 German film, customized for the film's premiere at the Apollo Theater in Vienna - Lang's birthplace and home for the earlier part of his life. A highly influential pre-war film noir and masterpiece of world cinema, ranking among the best of Lang's body of work. In addition to being Lang's first sound film, 'M' also served as the vehicle for Peter Lorre's breakout role as child murderer Hans Beckert. The program is chiefly illustrated throughout with a series of photo-montages, and gives the date of the premiere as 3 September, 1931. A rare premiere program for one of Lang's most enduring films. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Sanctuary

      New York: Jonathan Cape, 1931. First edition, first printing. In Very Good condition, lacking the dust jacket. Edge wear, with a few small tears to cloth at spine ends. Spine has a light lean, and shows light sunning. Side of page block shows minor wear. First edition.

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        The Sultan of Swat, the Catcher Who Was a Spy, and others have signed this early 1930s Official American League Baseball

      Baseball Signed ?Babe Ruth,? ?Jimmie Foxx,? ?Moe Berg,? ?Mickey Cochrane,? ?George Kelly,? ?Ted Lyons,? ?Herb Hunter,? ?Estel Crabtree,? ?T.L. Douthit,? ?Bill Brubaker,? ?Augie Galan,? and others including, possibly, Lefty O?Doul. Toned. Ruth ?6-7? strength, Berg ?5?, others ?1-3?.In 1931, former infielder Herb Hunter, who had travelled to Japan numerous times earning the nickname ?baseball?s ambassador,? was asked by a Japanese newspaper if he could assemble a team of American ballplayers to come to Japan for an exhibition game tour against Japanese college teams. It was a success. Led by Lefty O?Doul and Lou Gehrig, the team went 17-0, with the attendance at the four games in Tokyo averaging 55,000. The following year, Hunter had another idea. He realized that the Japanese didn?t know much about baseball techniques and strategy. So when he assembled a team to play exhibition games in Honolulu on October 9 and 11, 1932, three players continued on to Japan where Hunter had arranged for semi

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        THE WALKING CORPSE

      New York: William Morrow & Company, 1931., 1931. First U. S. edition. Originally published in the U. K. in 1931 as THE GREAT SOUTHERN MYSTERY. Fine, bright, tight copy in a striking dust jacket with only a hint of rubbing to the spine ends. When the chambermaid of The Great Southern Hotel entered room 49, she found the occupant dead in bed. When the body was examined, fifty gold sovereigns came tumbling from his mouth. But, only a few minutes before the discovery of his body, a bell boy had seen "number 49" talking to an attractive young woman in the hotel lobby. It was further proven that "number 49" had left the hotel with the girl and she had put him on a train thirty minutes after his body was found in the room. This is the first in a series of murders that Superintendent Wilson must solve. An exceptional copy.

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        Swallows and Amazons

      Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1931: First American Edition, First Printing with colophon on copyright page, and matching dates of 1931 on copyright page and title page. Fine, in a Fine original dust jacket with price of $2.00. Cloth shows faint edge wear. Faint foxing to edge of page block. The dust jacket shows light toning to spine panel and flaps, and short tears starting at both ends of the front fold. Faint edge wear. A very lovely copy in a striking original dust jacket.

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        Bibliografia espanyola d&#146;Italia. Dels origens de la imprempta fins a l&#146;any 1900.

      Castell de Sant Miquel d&#146;Escornalbou, 1927-1931 - 5 vols. 28x20 cm. I: Retrato (por Ramón Casas), XI-470 pp.; II: VIII-506 pp.; III: VIII-532 pp., 2 f.; IV: VIII-530 pp., 3 f.; V: 3 f., 300 pp. Encuadernados en media piel de la época. Profusamente ilustrados con reproducciones de grabados y portadas de libros. Muy buen estado. La mejor y más completa bibliografía sobre los libros españoles impresos en Italia.

      [Bookseller: Arteclío S. L.]
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        Oeuvres completes. Illustrees par Berthold Mahn.

      Paris, Librairie de France, 1931-1932.. 8 vol. Mit 96 (32 farb.) Tafeln und s/w. Illustr. im Text. Marmor. Halblederbände mit goldepr. Rückentitel, etwas Rückevergoldung, Kopfgoldschnitt und marmor. Vorsätzen.. Velin No. 987/1500 numerierten Exemplaren auf Velin superieur des papeteries Navarre. - Sauberes Exemplar.

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        From This Dark Stairway.

      Garden City, N.Y.: Published for The Crime Club by Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1931 - Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and front board in black on red, top edge red. Spine gently cocked and sunned, boards lightly scuffed and soiled, corners a touch bumped, small blue ink scribble to front pastedown, very slight offsetting from the lightly tanned title page, text block strained in a few places but firm, occasional red pencil underlining. A very good copy. First Crime Club edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on front free endpaper: "Dear Leila McKinley: It gives me pleasure to inscribe this to you because you have sent me your books and because of our happy meeting. I hope I shall see you in America sometime not too far-off. Sincerely, Mignon G. Eberhart. Nice, France - January 21, 1932". The first US edition of Eberhart's fourth novel was published earlier in 1931 by Grosset & Dunlap while the first UK edition appeared a year later.

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        Cranach Presse, Song of Songs] CANTICUM CANTICORUM SALOMONIS QUOD HEBRAICE DICITUR SIR HASIRIM

      Weimar: Cranach Presse, 1931. Limited Edition, number 120 of 200 copies on paper.. Vellum Binding. Very Good dust jacket. Slim Quarto. Eric Gill. Bound as issued in vellum backed boards with vellum tipped corners; title stamped in gold on the spine; plain paper wrapper and slipcase are gently shelfworn; printed in black with red titles and headers in Jenson Antigua type with Gill&#39;s illustrations and initials throughout; very light and even foxing. Single bifolium, &#147;Former Publications of the Cranach Presse, Weimar&#148; is laid in. Publications in this announcement include The Ecologues of Virgil, Hamlet, and The Duinese Elegies. While a German press, the English tradition and talents were very much at work in the Cranach Press. Count Harry Kessler employed Emery Walker and Edward Johnson, giants of the private press movement as advisors. Additionally, notable pressmen J. H. Mason and H. Gage-Cole from the Doves Press were put to work for Kessler. As Hitler came to power in Germany and Europe crept towards the Second World War Kessler&#39;s left-leaning politics made his life in Germany increasingly untenable. While he had other work planned for the Press, he abandoned it in the early 1930s. This is among the last books produced. In his survey of private presses, Roderick Cave calls this one of three &#147;superb&#148; books issued by the Cranach Presse, &#147;in the grand tradition in which neither time nor cost was important.&#148; Hunter and Kelly in A Century of the Century call it &#147;a graceful, exquisite coda to thw work of a great modern press.&#148; Ransom 10; Cave 146-7, Artist and the Book 121, Hunter and Kelly 29.

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        A Bibliography of the Writings of William Somerset Maugham (One of 50 Signed Copies)

      Unicorn Press, London, 1931. 1st Edition. HARDCOVER. 8vo in blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt, marbled end-papers, 78pp. No 9 of 50 copies signed by Maugham. This copy with the engraved ornate armorial bookplate of Gregory Schapiro on the front paste-down end-paper . . . . . . . . .. .CONDITION : A well preserved FINE very clean, bright and tight (very mild sunning to spine, slight tanning to leaves). ...

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        Mrs. Dalloway

      Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1931. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co, 1925: First edition, sixth printing (1931). In Very Good condition, in a Very Good original dust jacket, designed by Vanessa Bell, with price of $2.50 intact. Clean text. Sound binding. Offsetting to end papers. Front free end paper has been neatly excised. Small price in pen written on first blank page. Slight dampstain at bottom corner, slightly affecting cloth, dust jacket flap corners, the cloth, the bottom corner of the page block and only lightly bleeding into the pages. The orange cloth shows rubbing, light edge wear, fading to the spine and light scratches to the surface of the rear board. Top and bottom of page block show light areas of wear. The dust jacket shows light rubbing, several faint, stray pencil marks, and aforementioned tide marks. There is light chipping at corners and spine ends. The spine panel is darkened, with creasing and surface wear. A very lovely example of this scarce dust jacket.

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        A Fighting Man of Mars

      Metropolitan Books, 1931. Hardcover. Very Good. Metropolitan Books, New York 1931. First Edition / First Printing. Dated 1931 with no additional printings. Red cloth boards. Illustrated frontispiece by Hugh Hutton. Scarce. First State: Metropolitan at the base of the spine and on the title page. Book Condition: Very Good, spine rolled, shelf wear, spots on the boards. Light fraying at the spine, age toning, erasures at the endpaper. Minor repair at the rear endpaper hinge. Jacket is not present.

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        Dracula

      Grosset & Dunlap, 1931. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Gosset & Dunlap, 1897. Stage Play Edition. Although dated 1897, this edition was likely printed in 1927. In Very Good condition, in a Good+ dust jacket, which depicts Dracula&#39;s ominous eyes looming over a sleeping woman. Previous owner&#39;s name penned on front free end paper, then partially erased. Light edge wear to cloth. The jacket has chipping and loss, with creases, short tears, rubbing and some overall wear. Wear along the folds. The jacket has been strengthened from the verso with tape along the folds. Rare in original jacket.

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        The Memoirs of No-Nosi, a Prize Pekingese. 1 of 50. Association copy

      [London]: [George W. Jones, at the Sign of the Dolphin], 1931 London: George W. Jones, at the Sign of the Dolphin, 1931. First and limited edition; just 50 copies ever printed. Illustrations by the author. Association/presentation copy, having been given to the Zamorano Club (the famed Caiifornia book collectors&#39; club, named for Agustin Zamorano) by Constance Astley, the author&#39;s wife, with a Zamorano bookplate so stating on the front pastedown; also a previous owner&#39;s bookplate on the pastedown. 39 pp. Color frontispiece and color and monochrome illustrations by the author. 15½x10½, large but slender. Hard vellum and marbled silk boards, spine titled in gilt. Marbling of the silk boards is in blue, green and white. Limited to 50 copies. Near Fine to fine, lovely condition, with even the title page tissue guard still flawless. Beautifully-made illustrated story of love between two Pekingese. An extremely scarce title, with most of the fifty doubtless remaining in the hands of dog loving elite. Possibly the most collectible book on the subject of Pekingese. LG8

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        The Good Earth

      London: Methuen & Co., 1931. First British edition of the author&#39;s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and masterpiece. Octavo, original light brown cloth. Signed by Pearl Buck on the title page. Near fine in the rare dust jacket which shows light wear to the extremities and some minor professional restoration. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Rare signed. Over ninety years have passed since The Good Earth won the Pulitzer Prize, it has retained its popularity and become one of the great modern classics. "I can only write what I know, and I know nothing but China, having always lived there," wrote Pearl Buck. In The Good Earth she presents a graphic view of a China when the last emperor reigned and the vast political and social upheavals of the twentieth century were but distant rumblings for the ordinary people. This moving, classic story of the honest farmer Wang Lung and his selfless wife O-lan is must reading for those who want to fully appreciate the sweeping changes that have occurred in the lives of the Chinese people during this century.

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        Seven Hall of Famers Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Tony Lazzeri, Earle Combs, Bill Dickey, Red Ruffing, and Joe Sewell, coach Arthur Fletcher and nine other 1931 Yankees signed Spalding ?Babe Ruth Home Run Series? baseball ? Joe McCarthy?s first Yankees? team!

      n.p., [1931] Spalding ?Babe Ruth Home Run Series? baseball (grade ?6?) signed in blue ink. Strengths range between (?7?) and (?3?): Sweet Spot: Babe Ruth (?6? strength); North Panel: Earle Combs (?6? strength), Chas. Ruffing (?6-7? strength), Henry Johnson, Cy Perkins, and two clubhouse signatures; South Panel: Lyn Lary, Jimmie Reese, Myril Hoag, Joe Sewell (?4? strength) and Geo W. Pipgras; West Panel: Arthur Fletcher (coach), Dusty Rhodes, Paul Andrews, Tony Lazzeri (?4? strength) and Ed Wells; East Panel: Lou Gehrig (?6? strength) and Bill Dickey (?5-6? strength).Pitcher Ivy Paul Andrews appeared in his first major league game on August 15, 1931. He was the starting pitcher and left after six innings with the Tigers leading 4-1 at Detroit?s Navin Field. The Yankees eventually won the game 7-5 in 16 innings and Andrews ended his first season 2-0.JSA LOA

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        The Sands of Muskeget: A Christmas Holiday

      Cambridge, MA: Privately Printed , 1931. Hardcover. Near fine condition. Signed Christmas greeting card laid-in. Bound in original illustrated boards. Minor chips and closed tears to the head and the heel of the spine.

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        Amok: A Story

      The Viking Press, 1931-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. New York: The Viking Press, 1933. 121 pp. First American edition, fifth printing. Signed by the author on the free front end paper in fountain pen; apparently the pen lacked ink on the first letter, so the re-inked test stroke became the basis of it. Zweig was an enormously popular writer in America and the world in the early thirties. If the antique Boston bookstore stamp on the front end paper is any clue, he may have been in the city to research Christian Science founder Mary Baker Eddy at her Boston headquarters. Very Good hardcover in Good+ dust jacket. A bit of foxing to fore edge, Old Corner Book Store stamp on ffep, some green offsetting to gutters. Jacket has moderate foxing on front panel and edges, a few small pen marks, small nick in spine, price intact. Rare signature from the Austrian novelist.

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        The Order of the Genes C, Sh and Wx in Zea Mays with Reference to a Cytologically Known Point in the Chromosome; A Correlation of Cytological and Genetical Crossing-Over in Zea Mays

      Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 17, No. 8, pp. 485-497, August. PAPERBACK. Very good condition. First edition. Offprint. Original wrappers. Ownership stamp of J.T. Baldwin, Jr. on front cover. 2 articles.* Genetics. Nobel Prize. "McClintock and Creighton proved the link between chromosomal crossover during meiosis and the recombination of genetic traits." Wikipedia Rare books make Fine Gifts. Shipped in new box. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good. 1931.

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        The Glass Key

      Alfred A. Knopf, 1931. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1931. First Edition, First Printing. In a second state dust jacket, with reviews on the front flap, and is a bit shorter. In Very Good condition, in a Good dust jacket. Name of former owner and two small damp stains on paste down. Cloth shows rubbing, sunning to spine and edgewear. The dust jacket has tape repairs to both sides, splits, creasing, rubbing and edge wear. Fragile and worn along the folds. Presents well; extremely scarce in dust jacket.

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