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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]

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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]

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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.

      [Bookseller: R.A. Gekoski ABA ILAB]
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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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      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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      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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      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.

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi]
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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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      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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        Luftschiffbau Zeppelin. Fahrkarte. - [Fahrkarte für eine Zeppelin-Ostseerundfahrt über Lübeck-Travemünde vom 14. Mai 1931].

      Hamburg-Amerika Linie Hauptvertretung Lübeck 1931 - 1 Doppelblatt, gefalzt, 30,5 x 19,5 cm. Fahrkarte Nr. 1460 für eine Ostseerundfahrt mit dem Luftschiff "Graf Zeppelin" von und nach Lübeck. Start- und Zielpunkt war der Luftschiffhafen in Travemünde. Die Reise am 14. Mai 1931 kostete 250,10 Reichsmark. - Ohne den Kontrollabschnitt (der bei Benutzung der Fahrkarte einbehalten wurde). - Beiliegend 1.: "An Bord des Luftschiffes Graf Zeppelin. Speise- und Getränkekarte" (1 Bl., 14 x 23,5 cm, teils im Silberdruck). - Beiliegend 2.: "Hamburger Nachrichten. Ausgabe B. (Reichsausgabe)" vom 8. Mai 1937, Seiten 1 und 2. Auf dem Titelblatt die über die komplette Seitenbreite gehende Schlagzeile "Überlebende berichten über die Luftschiffkatastrophe". - Beiliegend 3.: jüngerer Zeitungsausschnitt mit einem Bild von der Landung von "Graf Zeppelin" 1931 in Travemünde (Lübecker Nachrichten, ohne Datum). - Fahrkarte und Speisekarte etwas fleckig, alle Blätter teils mehrfach gefalzt. Sonst und insgesamt wohlerhalten. 352 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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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      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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        THE CHIMES

      London: Limited Editions Club, 1931. hardcover. Spine a bit darkened, as usual, but gilt bright. Near Fine in a lightly soiled, Near Fine slipcase. Arthur Rackham. Quarto (7-3/4" x 11-1/2") bound in decorated buckram with gilt highlights; 166 pages. Designed and printed by George Jones. Copy #397 of 1500 illustrated with six full-page black and white illustrations and fourteen smaller black and white drawings throughout the text by Arthur Rackham. SIGNED by the illustrator on the colophon page. Monthly Letter laid in.

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      Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1931., 1931. First edition. Fine and extremely bright, clean copy lacking the very rare dust jacket. Introduction by Heywood Broun. Damon Runyon (1888-1946) wrote many excellent short stories in which much that went on was on the wrong side of the law. In this book there are thirteen short stories where the characters live in the area of show business, gambling, fashion, etc. and meet in the world of crime and felony. Queen&#39;s Quorum 84 says, "...... the reader meets a choice collection of cheap chiselers, chippie chasers, and cheesecake chewers --- or to put it differently, the Runyon guys and dolls are Broadway banditti, metropolitan mobsters, Gotham gunmen, and Times Square thugs. The great modern interpreter of The Main Stem, however, leavened his tales of passion and violence with a unique type of humor which can only be described as New York Runyonese." A Haycraft/Queen Cornerstone mystery title and a Queen&#39;s Quorum selection. An exceptional copy of an elusive book.

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        Sammlung Ey Düsseldorf. Mit einem Vorwort von Max Osborn.

      Düsseldorf, Selbstverlag Frau Ey. (1931). Gr.-Oktav. 96 S. Mit 119 schw.-w. Abb. Broschur (Schwarzer Vorderdeckel mit hellem Ei).. Widmungsexemplar - mit handschriftlicher Widmung und Unterschrift "Frau Johanna Ey" 1946 - Einband geringf. angeschmutzt und berieben

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        The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come

      New York: Scribners, 1931. Limited ed. Hardcover. Very Good +. N.C. Wyeth. Number 309 of 512 (12 for presentation) copies signed by illustrator N.C. Wyeth. All plates (including frontispiece) with intact tissue guards. Vellum spine with blue boards. Slight wear to spine. Text block near fine.

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      Gallimard, 1931. in12 Broché

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      New York: The Colophon, 1931. boards. 4to. boards. Part five. Limited to 3000 copies. Covers designed by Dwiggins. Articles by various authors printed by various printers and including the dry print "Hilltop" by the Canadian artist David B. Milne which is signed in pencil below the plate.Some rubbing and toning of spine. Print is in very fine condition.

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        Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States - Japan: 1931-1941. Complete in Two (2) Volumes 78th Congress, 1st Session - House Document No. 339

      Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office. Hardcover. Volume I contains 947 pages and fold-out map. Volume II consists of 816 pages. "The documents published in these volumes were selected with a view to presenting a comprehensive record of the diplomatic relations between the United States and Japan in regard to matters related to the causes of conflict between the two countries from the beginning of the Japanese occupation of Manchuria on September 18, 1931, to the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, and the declaration of war by the United States on December 8, 1941. Each volume bears gift greetings upon front free endpaper and prior owner&#39;s blind stamp upon title page. Bindings intact. Handsome gilt lettering and decoration upon each backstrip. Fore-edges of each board bear moisture stains. The front board of Volume II is 50% affected by this staining. Modest ink(?) stain to fore-edge of volume I. A sound copy of this fascinating set. . Fair. 1943. First Edition.

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