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        FABLES OF ESOPE

      Newtown, Montogomeryshire: Gregynog Press, 1931. Welsh natural sheepskin, spine titled in black, a signed binding by the Gregynog Press Bindery, later clamshell cloth box. Gregynog Press. 4to. Welsh natural sheepskin, spine titled in black, a signed binding by the Gregynog Press Bindery, later clamshell cloth box. (viii), 146, (2) pages. Translated out of Frensshe into Englysshe by: William Caxton. With engravings on wood by Agnes Miller Parker. Limited to 250 numbered copies (Harrop 20). Printed in Bembo type on Barcham Green hand-made paper. Contains an engraved title page illustration, 36 wood-engravings in the text by Agnes Miller Parker and wood-engraved initial letters by William MacCance. Some fading of covers along top edge and scuffing of leather at head of spine. Corner bumped. One of the landmark books from this press and the illustrator.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        Kandinsky

      Editions "Cahiers d'art", Paris 1931 - In-4 (287 x 232 mm), reliure d'éditeur cartonnage papier, étui imprimé. Illustré d'un bois en couleurs de Wassily KANDINSKY et de nombreuses planches en noir. Traduction du texte en allemand dans une chemise, avec emplacement dans l'étui. Tirage limité à 610 exemplaires numérotés ; un des 500 sur vélin de Torpes (N° 342). Sixième ouvrage de la collection "Les Grands peintres d'aujourd'hui". (quelques taches sur le premier plat, sur le dos les lettres du titre sont en partie effacées, pliure à l'angle supérieur de toutes les pages). // Quarto (287 x 232 mm), editor paper-hard-boards, printed slipcase. Illustrated with a coloured wood-engraving by Wassily KANDINSKY and numerous plates in black. German translation of the text in a soft folder contained in slipcase. Limited printing of 610 numbered copies ; one of the 500 on Torpes vellum paper (N° 342). Sixth book of the series "Les Grands peintres d'aujourd'hui". (some stains on top cover, title on spine is partly faded, folding on all pages on top corner).

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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        Les Mouches d'Automne, Ou La Femme d'Autrefois

      1931 - Paris: Editions Kra, 1931 [1931] 4to, 142 p., original pale green wraps lettered in dark green. One of 50 numbered copies on Van Gelder watermarked paper, this being copy No. 31. Nemirovsky's fifth novel, one of more than a dozen published during her lifetime. Nemirovsky was born a Russian but emigrated to France with her family after the Revolution in 1917. She attended the Sorbonne and enjoyed success as a writer early on - David Golder (1929) and La Bal (1930) were both made into movies; however, her popularity as an author, conversion to Roman Catholicism, and open hostility to her own heritage-though this is debatable-did not save her from the French police, who arrested her as a "stateless person of Jewish descent" during the German occupation. She was sent to Auschwitz in 1942; records list her cause of death as typhus, though she was most certainly gassed, as was her husband, who followed her to Auschwitz one year later. There has been a resurgence of interest in her writing due to the publication of her lost work Suite Francais, which won the Renaudot prize for 2004. Wraps are in rough condition, with lower 2" of front and rear missing; outer edge of front wrap very badly chipped w loss, exposed areas of text block discolored, otherwise internally clean and bright, with pages uncut. Lacks onion skin wrapper.This copy has been signed and inscribed by Nemirovsky "A monsieur H G Enelow, Hommage de l'auteur, Irene Nemirovsky". Rare thus. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Marc J Bartolucci]
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        There Ought to Be a Law and Other Stories

      Garden City: Doubleday Doran. 1931. First. 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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        These 13 [Thirteen]

      New York: Cape & Smith. (1931). First. First edition. Light soiling else fine. One of 10 copies for presentation, warmly Inscribed to his lifelong best friend, editor, agent, and confidant Ben Wasson: "To Ben with love Bill." The first of Faulkner's signed/limited editions, as well as his first collection of short stories, including "A Rose for Emily," "That Evening Sun," "Dry September," and other classics. A superlative association -- Wasson edited and helped to sell many of the stories herein. Most major association copies of Faulkner's works are now in institutions. .

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

      NY Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith (1931) - First edition, first issue, first binding. This is Faulkner's sixth novel, which marked his first commercial success. The story was bought by Paramount in 1932 and was adapted twice for film as "The Story of Temple Drake." As with other titles from this era, copies of this book are difficult to obtain in fine condition. This is a very fine copy in a very fine dust wrapper, which shows a couple of minor areas of restoration. (Petersen A8.2) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        SANCTUARY

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

      [Bookseller: Albert Books]
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        Treppenhaus, Entwurf

      um 1931 - Deckfarben auf leichtem Karton, r.u. monogr., auf Papier orginialmontiert, dort signiert 1930 am Bauhaus immatrikuliert, besuchte HŸsing die Kurse van der Rohe (Architektur) und Peterhans (Fotografie). Er folgte dem Bauhaus von Dessau nach Berlin und ist verzeichnet in der Liste der PrŸfungskonferenz am 29. MŠrz 1933

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schneider-Henn]
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        The Road Back

      Little, Brown and Co Boston 1931 - First Edition, Advance Review Copy in original illustrated wrappers. Wenck dustjacket art. Scarce advance copy of this World War One novel which follows up Remarque's more notable, All Quiet on the Western Front. Includes publisher's promotional jacket which states, "This is an advance copy of The Road Back. Publication date May 11th." Nearly Fine copy with only mild signs of wear, in Very Good promo jacket, some tiny edge chips, top spine end chipped few centimeters deep. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        Die Tat. (Hrsg. v. Hans Zehrer). Monatsschrift zur Gestaltung neuer Wirklichkeit. 23. Jahrgang, Heft 5 u. 10-12; Jg. 24, H.1-12(kplt.); Jg. 25, H. 7-12 u. Jg. 26, H. 1-12(kplt.). In 6 Halbleinen-Bänden gebunden

      Jena, Diederichs 1931 (-1935) - Originalausgabe. Diesch 2819; Schlawe I, 83. - Berühmte kulturpolitische Zeitschrift des sogenannten Tatkreises , in Halbjahresbänden zusammengefasst. Die Herausgeber waren zuerst A. u. E.Horneffer in Leipzig, dann Eugen Diederichs in Jena, später Hans Zehrer. - Antikapitalistisch, antisozialistisch, antiliberalistisch, antidemokratisch, wurde wegen seiner Ideologie als Vorkämpfer des Nazismus angegriffen; tatsächlich diente dieser ('Tat')-Kreis der 'intellektuellen Krisenspekulanten' (Schoeps) dem Nazismus lediglich mittelbar, obgleich Hitler und seine Partei bis zum März 1933 von Zehrer unabhängig und kritisch beurteilt wurden. (Schlawe). - Im 26. Jahrgang, Heft 12 (1934) ein ausführlicher Artikel von Heinrich Hauser über Deutschlands Motorisierung, darunter Der Volkswagen: Idee und Wirklichkeit . - Sauberes Exemplar in stilvollen Halbleineneinbänden, die Buchdeckel mit Buntpapierbezug Mit vielen Illustrationen u. Tabellen Halbleinen d. Zeit, teils mit vergold. Rückenschild, Gr.8° [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buch & Kunst Antiquariat Flotow GmbH]
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        The Book of the Fly Rod

      London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1931. First Trade edition. 4to. Illustrated with four color-collotype plates, and eight plates hand-colored, by George Sheringham. xv, [i], 174 pp. Printed in Great Britain by Eyre & Spottiswoode. Original green cloth. Fine in original green dust jacket which is fine save one closed tear (spine panel lightly toned). In original very good slipcase

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        The Iliad [Translated by Alexander Pope]

      Nonesuch Press, Great Britain 1931 - Number 835 of 925. Text in English and Greek. Brown leather binding with gilt title,.clean and tight, 927 pages, five raised bands on spine, gilt trim, top page edge gilt, edges and corners lightly rubbed [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dunbar Old Books]
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        The Instinct Never Dies.

      Ed W. Bateman, N.p., 1931. - First edition. 4to, full limp cowhide. One of the finest and rarest of Texas imprints, and one that has been referred to as the 'black tulip' of western fine printing. Of legendary rarity and highlighted in Al Lowman's The Printing Arts in Texas, this copy is accompanied by a letter from the author to Dudley Dobie concerning the book's origins and the great expense required to print it. Printed recto only, the book was written, designed and the type set by Ed W. Bateman, a one time newspaper reporter (hence the title) and a wildcatter of great success and failure. This book was created during one of his periods of great success. The text and illustrations are printed in two colors and the subject matter ranges from a father's implacable revenge for his son's death to a Mexican marijuana party visited in the company of a Texas Ranger. A fine copy in the publisher's slipcase (with moderate wear to slipcase). The letter to Dudley Dobie is extraordinary and has become rather famous in itself; on B Bar Cattle Company letterhead, dated April 13, 1941: 'I produced this book during the Bateman Age of Extravagance, when money (for which, apparently, I have a native-born contempt) was indeed plentiful. I spent so much on it, the very sum per copy would horrify an intelligent man. .not even a Morgan or a Rockefeller could or would pay what I paid.' The letter is trifolded; uniformly browned, with mild chipping at edges. One of the ultimate prizes of Texas fine printing. One of the essays in J. Frank Dobie's book, "Out of the Old Rock" (Little Brown, 1972) is about Bateman: "A wildcatter is a person who drills for oil in a place oil is not known to exist. Bankers consider his business about as safe as buying lottery tickets. In 1930, Ed Bateman, a Texas wildcatter, brought in the biggest discovery well in the history of the oil industry." Dobie refers to "The Instinct Never Dies" as follows: "Ed Bateman is a philosopher. There are many things in his philosophy that many oil men have never dreamed of. Sometimes the old urge to write seizes him. I have a rare little book that he not only wrote but designed and set with his own hands. One sketch in it is about a hermit philosopher-geologist who claimed to know the secret of finding 'enough petroleum to endow this planet for ages.'" (3214001) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Boojum and Snark Books]
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        Proust

      Chatto & Windus, London 1931 - An exceptionally nice copy in lightly worn dust jacket. Housed in a custom clamshell box. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sanctuary Books, A.B.A.A.]
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        The New Review -- Volume 1, Number 1

      [no publisher], Paris 1931 - Magazine. Small quarto. 69pp. Paper wrappers with unopened pages. Sunned with some wear to the spine and bumping to the corners, very good. The first of a five-issue literary magazine, published from 1930 to 1932, that devoted itself to "the modern arts, such as photography, the cinema, sound and talking films, phonograph records, radio, etc." It was edited by the American author and translator Samuel Putnam, along with help from Ezra Pound, Maxwell Bodenheim, and Richard Thoma. This issue features several contributions from Jean Cocteau, including a five-page poem ("Angel Wuthercut"), an illustration, a photograph of Cocteau, and a still from his first film, *La Vie d'un Poete*, the first film of The Orphic Trilogy. It also includes an early poem from Richard Eberhart and contributions from Pound, Bodenheim, Massimo Bontempelli, E. Gimenez Caballero, George Reavey, H.R. Hays, Richard Thoma, V.F. Calverton, Wambly Bald, George Antheil, Willard Widney, Ian Mackay, Francis Musgrave, and Horace Bevans. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Belle Chair. Onze Poèmes Inédits.

      Paris: Pelletan, Helleu & Sergent, 1931. - 4to. pp. 34, [3 leaves]. 12 (2 full-page) original lithographs & 3 original woodcut vignettes by Aristide Maillol. 1 woodcut vignette repeated on front cover. contemporary quarter morocco, t.e.g., others untrimmed, original printed wrs. bound in (slightly rubbed, some fading to paper sides, small blindstamp of former owner on front wr., internally fine). First Edition, one of 150 numbered copies on 'vergé de Hollande', of an edition of 255, monogrammed by the editor Pelletan. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: D & E LAKE LTD. (ABAC/ILAB)]
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        Francois Villon. Les Ballades du Testament, les Poésies Diverses & la Repeue Franche de Villlon & de ses Compaignons. Préface de Pierre Champion et soixante-quatre Eaux-Fortes de BARTA.

      1931 - Paris, Editions de la Cicogne, 1931. In 4to grande (cm. 33,2); cop. orig.; antip. incisa; pp. (8), 135, (13). Con 25 acqueforti a p. pagina su tavole f. testo + 35 acqueforti nel testo. Tiratura complessiva di 210 copie numerate, La nostra fa parte della tiratura di 150 "sur velin de Rives a la Forme numéroté de LI à CC. Nel nostro esemplare è stato aggiunto un disegno originale a matita di Barta con dedica dell'autore, si tratta del ritratto di Villon che si trova inciso in rame come antiporta. Ottima copia. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PAOLO BONGIORNO]
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        The Floating Admiral. By Certain Members of the Detection Club.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton Limited, [1931] - Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black. With the dust jacket. Housed in a red quarter morocco solander case. Spine tanned, cloth lightly rubbed at extremities, spotting to edges of text block, endpapers toned. A very good copy in the rubbed, dulled, and spotted jacket with creases to the spine panel and lower panel. First edition, first impression. A collaborative novel by twelve mystery authors including Christie (who contributes chapter five), John Rhode, and Dorothy L. Sayers, and with a prologue by G. K. Chesterton. A Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone book, and rare in the dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Something New

      A. L. Burt Company 1931 - [McIlvaine: A18a: [1931, © 1915]. 347 pages. (3) below last line of text.] Book is in good condition. Dust jacket is protected with Mylar. Spine of dust jacket has faded. Some creasing and tears around the edges of the dust jacket. Some wear to covers. Wear in the corners of the covers. Spine and the tops of the covers have slightly faded. All of our dust jackets are original. Please see our other P. G. Wodehouse Listings. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: CKR Inc.]
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        Taches d'encre. n° 4 et n° 5.

      Taches D'encre, Marseille 1931 - 2 numéros in-4 ( 335x260 mm ) sous couverture papier épais rouge, titre en noir. Rectangle argent collé sur la première page de couverture.- n° 4. Premier Mai 1931.Louis Barthou : Steinler / Vandercammen : Pierre Flouquet ou l'héroïsme d'une foi / Léon Franc : Le comique de Chaplin / Alfred Rony : Marsiho / Pierre Malavel : Louis Troncini, Henri Reboa / léon Boyer : Disques / Julien Guillemard : Marcel Prunier / Lucien Valat : Suzanne Sardin / Léon Cadenel : Bibliophilie / Paul Despres : Spectacles / Notes et échos.Hors-Texte : Pierre Flouquet : Linogravures : La Danse, Paul Gauguin, Maurice Utrillo, Ramuz, Bouge ( originale ), Paysage ( originale ).- n° 5. Premier Juillet 1931.Michel de Guelderode : Gustave Vanheste / Louis Penot : Louis Audibert / André Suares : Daumier / Léon Cadenel : Bibliophilie / Guido Eeckels : Jean-Frans Cantre / Paul Despres : Salon des artistes de Provence - Les Expositions.Hors-Texte : Léon Cadenel : Sardines ( Gravure sur bois ) / Louis Audibert : Un Paysan ( Lithographie ) / Jan-Frans Cantre : Printemps ( Linogravure ), Les culs-de-jatte ( Linogravure ), Hivers ( Gravures sur bois ), Paysanne ( Gravure sur bois ), Le Guignol ( Linogravure ). Marseille Revue. Art.

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        Preise und Produktion

      Vienna: Julius Springer,, 1931. Octavo (212 x 141 mm). Original buff wrappers printed in black. Ownership inscription to front flyleaf. Spine slightly toned, minor chip to tail of spine, a few small scuff marks to wrappers, a line of small indentations to front wrapper and the two first leaves, minor rust stains to gutters. Otherwise an excellent, bright copy. First German edition of this work, in which Hayek argues "against the then-dominant (and still-prevalent) idea that the appropriate focus of monetary theory is on the relationship between the quantity of money and the general level of prices" (The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, p.612). The first English edition, Prices and Production, was published the same year by G. Routledge in London.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Preise Und Produktion ( Common English Title: Prices and Production)

      Verlag Von Julius Springer, Germany 1931 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Lodger (Early Edition, in dust jacket)

      Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, New York 1931 - Second printing of the American edition. Basis for two important films: the first a silent in 1927 directed by Alfred Hitchcock, the second a key film noir in 1944 directed by John Brahm and starring Laird Cregar. Near Fine in an about Good example of the rare dust jacket. Jacket has some loss at the heel and a couple of corners, some separation at the front flap fold, a somewhat toned spine panel, and shadows from a couple of old tape reinforcements (now removed). The only early jacketed copy of Mrs. Belloc Lowndes' famous crime novel that we have ever encountered. Haycraft-Queen cornerstone. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Stroitel'naja Promyschlennost'.

      Moskau, Staatsverlag für Lehrtechnik, 1931.. [Bauindustrie. Text russisch]. Sammlung von 7 Heften. 4°. Illustr. OKart. im Stile von Alexander Rodtschenko (hs. Namen). Je 80 SS. mit zahlr. Fotos und Bauskizzen.. Erste Ausgabe. - Fachzeitung für Architektur und Maschinenbau. - Vorhanden sind Nr. 1, 5 und 7-12. - Senkevitch 77.

      [Bookseller: Verlag und Antiquariat Frank Albrecht]
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        Jam To-day

      [Vendôme Press], Paris, 1931 - Very nice copy Pearson (Neil). Obelisk. A History of Jack Kahane and the Obelisk Press, Liverpool University Press, 2007, A-7b, both Pearson’s vriants in white wrappers This, the author’s first and only novel, never reprinted, a "masochistic act of social suicide", was much derided, and led to the author’s abandonment by the friends lampooned therein. It was also seized by British customs on the grounds of obscenity. Firminger had fallen in love with Wyndham Lewis who also distanced himself from her. See Pearson, and Joshua Cohen’s "Hung Like an Obelisk, Hard as an Olympian; an alphabet of English-language literature in Paris" in the New Haven Review online for the full rather tragic story.This copy is a variant with a title-page that omits the Vendôme Press name. This presumably happened .at the point that Kahane took over the Vendôme business, but before it became Obelisk. Brown half calf, spine in compartments with raised bands with gilt ornaments and two green leather labels lettered in gilt, original yellow illustrated wrappers (rows of pots of jam) bound in, top edge gilt [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        Ma fille Bernadette. Illustrations de Maurice DENIS. Gravées sur bois par Jacques BELTRAND.

      Cercle lyonnais du Livre, Lyon 1931 - Lyon, Cercle lyonnais du Livre, 1931. In-4 en feuilles, (8)-111-(8) p. sous chemise de papier rose imprimé en or, chemise à rabats de même couleur, dos toilé gris, rubans de fermeture (quelques rousseurs). Édition originale et premier tirage des gravures, limité à 175 ex. hors commerce, sur vélin. 28 hors-texte en couleurs. * Skira, Anthologie du livre illustré par les peintres de l'École de Paris, n° 70 ; Monod, 6340. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable.

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        Little Wars

      London and Toronto - J. M. Dent an, 1931 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. %0D%0AA children's military game from H. G. Wells. %0D%0AFirst edition thus. %0D%0AWith an appendix on Kreigspiel, and numerous drawings by J. R. Sinclair. %0D%0ABookplate of Charles D. Kerr to the front pastedown. %0D%0ACondition: %0D%0AIn a cloth binding with original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, sound, though with some bumping and slight wear to the extremities. Dustwrapper has some significant loss, and only the front panel and inner flyleaf are remaining. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean, with just a few handling marks. Overall: VERY GOOD in a POOR dustwrapper. %0D%0A%0D%0A.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        The Common Sense of Drinking

      Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1931: First Edition, First Printing. In Very Good overall condition. Front free end paper and paste down have what appears to be pieces of the original dust jacket tipped in, along with a small, vintage bookseller's label. Light sunning to the spine and a few scuffs to cloth. A nice copy of this proto-Alcoholics Anonymous text that served as an inspiration to the founder, Bill W.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come by John Fox, Jr.

      Charles Scribner's Sons, NY 1931 - 322 pages. 28 1/2 x 22 cm. Sixteen full-page color illustrations including frontispiece and title page -- the plates are surrounded by boxed borders in gold, mounted and with tissue insets. Limited edition, copy 345 of 512 signed by N.C. Wyeth. "Throughout his career N.C. Wyeth was constantly referred to as an illustrator, a label he deeply resented, not because layman used it in referring to him, but because those in the art world looked down from their ivory towers and deprecated illustration as a second-rate art form.he once told a group of students who wanted to be illustrators so that they could make money and become artists -- `fine, but the only trouble is that you've got to be an artist before you become an illustrator." [see: ALLEN & ALLEN p.179]. Brilliant copy, nearly as new. Orig. vellum spine stamped in gold and blue cloth with gold rules in orig. glassine. Teg. Fine in repaired, slightly suffed, matching blue publisher box. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Common Sense of Drinking (1st) Peabody (proto AA Alcoholics Anonymous)

      Little, Brown and Company 1931 - First Printing of the First Edition. Fair (2 of 10) There is rub-through to the corners. rubbing to corners, shelf wear, chips to spine ends/corners. Vintage bookplate inside cover. minor dampstain to top & rear corner. 191 pages. There is a vintage store sticker on the fly from a previous seller in Boston Mass. Textblock firm. 1931 in title page, Published April, 1931 on copyright page. Bagged for protection. * * * * * {Any images shown next to the listing that have our 'aCastleofBooks' watermark on them are the exact item you will receive, all other images are for reference only. Free delivery confirmation for domestic orders. Books with Author signatures are guaranteed authentic. We understand collectors needs in terms of accurate grading and proper packaging. We stand behind our descriptions 100%. May have small easily erasable pencil markings on first page. All items will be shipped securely to insure that they arrive in exactly the same condition in which they left. Our Packing Slips do not contain any pricing information so you may order items as Gifts or for Dropship without concern. We ship every Monday, Wednesday & Friday morning. All items subject to prior sale. Images available for any item.} [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Economics of Inflation - A Study of Currency Depreciation in Post-War Germany 1914-1923 - Sir Halley Stewart Publications IV

      New York: Barnes & Noble Inc.. Hardcover. 464 pages. Index. Originally published in Italian in 1931. This first English edition substantially revised. Inside front boar is the bookplate of M.L. Burstein "One of the sharpest minds in economics of the last century" - from online reference. "The depreciation of the mark of 1914-1923, which is the subject of this work, is one of the outstanding episodes in the history of the twentieth century. Not only by reason of its magnitude but also by reason of its effects, it looms large on our horizon. It was the most colossal thing of its kind in history: and, next probably to the Great War itself, it must bear responsibility for many of the political and economic difficulties of our generation. It destroyed the wealth of the more solid elements in German society; and it left behind a moral and economic disequilibrium, apt breeding ground for the disasters which have followed." - from Foreword. Gilt lettering legible upon blue backstrip which is sunned along with portions of each board. Bit of writing inside front board otherwise clean and unmarked. Binding intact. A sound association copy of this important work. . Good. 1937. First English Edition.

      [Bookseller: RareNonFiction.com]
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        TRIUMPHAL MARCH

      London: Faber and Faber. 8th October 1931 - First edition, first printing. INSCRIBED PRESENTATION COPY. Original grey printed wrappers. With two illustrations by E. McKnight Kauffer. Number 35 of The Ariel Poems. A very good copy with a couple of small marks to the covers, the contents clean and bright throughout. Bookplate of Sarah Grace Harvey to the reverse of upper wrapper. Without the mailing envelope. Inscribed by the author at the rear "to Sir Michael Sadler from T. S. Eliot". With a note laid in inscribed by Sadler re-presenting the book "Sarah Grace Harvey from M.E.S. Oxford June 11 1939". [British historian and educationalist, Sir Michael Sadler (1861-1943 was the father of novelist and book collector Michael Sadlier] One of 2,000 copies published on 8th October 1931. The signed limited edition was not published until 29th October 1931. (Gallup A19) Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        L'enlèvement sans clair de lune - Illustré de 22 eaux-fortes en couleur de JE LABOUREUR

      Bibliophiles de l'Automobile-Club de France, Paris 1931 - - PRESENTATION : grand in-8 en feuilles sous chemise. - ILLUSTRATION : 22 gravures à l'eau-forte en couleur de JE LABOUREUR au fil du texte et 12 lettrines gravées sur bois. - RELIURE : Sous chemise d'éditeur, l'étui manque. - TIRAGE : Limité à 129 exemplaires, celui-ci n° 29 pour M Roger Demon. - PAPIER : Papier Japon nacré. - TAILLE : 17 x 26 cm. - INFORMATIONS : Ouvrage recherché à très petit tirage, l'un des seuls pour lequel Laboureur grava en couleur (2 plaques de gravure pour chaque illustration). L'exemplaire est bien complet de la liste des membres de l'Automobile Club qui manque souvent. - REFERENCE : Sylvain Laboureur, Livres illustrés #435 (p. 214 à 219). - ETAT : Petits défauts à la chemise sinon excellent état. AUTRES PHOTOS SUR DEMANDE [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'Isle sonnante

      Paris, Au Pot Cassé 1931 - Petit in-8°, demi-maroquin rouge à coins, filet doré encadrant les plats, dos à nerfs orné, tête dorée, couverture illustrée en couleurs conservée (reliure signée LE DOUARIN), exemplaire non rogné, 266 pp Edition tirée à 2 950 exemplaires (UN DES 50 EXEMPLAIRES DE TETE, N° XVIII, SUR JAPON IMPERIAL) Ouvrage illustré de bois de LOUIS MOREAU

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        THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS.

      Methuen & Co. Ltd. London. 1931 - FIRST EDITION with Ernest Shepard illustrations. 8vo. (7.6 x 5.3 inches). A lovely copy, illustrated throughout with Shepard`s beautiful line drawings and decorative map endpapers. Publishers original dark green cloth with the front cover showing Toad, Ratty and Mole, all stamped in gilt. Spine lettered in gilt. Neat previous owners name on half title and at top of the front map endpaper otherwise a fine, bright copy in the original illustrated dustwrapper. There is some rubbing, mostly to the edges, and minor chipping to the corners but overall it is still a very good, clean example of this scarce wrapper. The thirty eighth edition of the book overall, this is the first to feature the wonderful drawings by Shepard which haven't been out of print since. After his drawings for the A. A. Milne Pooh books, these are Shepard's most enduring, & endearing, illustrations.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        Years of Grace (Signed Hardcover)

      Houghton, Mifflin, Boston 1931 - Later printing. Jacket front panel and copyright page both state "15th Printing." SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper. Winner of the 1931 Pulitzer Prize for Literature. Barnes also wrote "Dishonored Lady," a play twice adapted to film. Beginning in the 1890s, the story follows an upper-middle class girl from youth to adulthood, struggling within a changing society and and the heroine's efforts to uphold conventional morality.Very Good plus in an example of the scarce dust jacket. Light bumps to the extremities, and light rubbing to the spine text. Jacket front spine fold professionally repaired at the verso, with several tiny closed tears and chips at the extremities. Still, a fresh, attractive copy of a title seldom found signed. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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