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        Philip's 12 inch (31 cm) Terrestrial Globe - Erdglobus. Geographical Institute George Philip's Son Ltd, 32 Fleet Street London Principal shipping routes with distances in nautical miles. Principal transcontinental Railroads. Principal Air Mail routes

      London, 1931.. . Terrestrial Globe 12 inches (31 cm) on wooden tripod. Height 57 cm Age: 1930's. Condition: some abrasions with very limited text loss in the Atlantic, otherwise fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Liber Antiqua]
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        Constitution of Atomic Nuclei and Radioactivity.

      Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1931 - Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Very lightly rubbed at the tips, slight fading to head of spine. An excellent copy in the rubbed and tanned jacket with some minor creases, nicks, and short splits. Folding chart of the periodic table, diagrams and charts throughout the text. First edition, first impression. Review copy with the publisher's slip loosely inserted. George Gamow (1904–1968) made his first major contribution to physics in 1928 with his theory of alpha particle decay, explaining how the atomic nucleus emits an alpha particle (two protons and two neutrons) and transforms into an atom of lower atomic weight, a significant problem in understanding radioactivity. The present volume is aimed "to give as complete an account as possible of our present experimental and theoretical knowledge of the nature of atomic nuclei" (preface). A comprehensive and under appreciated work, it ends intriguingly with Gamow's work on the Artificial Transformation of Nuclei. Uncommon in the dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Frank Lloyd Wright ALS matted and framed to Lewis Mumford [61 x 37 cm.] Discusses the Guggenheim Museum

      Taliesin, November 9, 1931. Taliesin, November 9, 1931. Fine condition, matted and gilt framed -- suitable for hanging/No Dust Jacket. Typed letter, 45 x 20 cm. to friend and architectural critic, Lewis Mumford. "My dear Lewis: I've read `The Brown Decade' you so kindly sent me and it is a useful work in your splendid style. I didn't agree in total but admire and respect......The Guggenheim has asked me for a recommendation for the new work she wants to do and I gave my best - but wrote her what I though of her thesis. You know what I must think about that. Enclosed is a copy of what I think about it for your files if you care for it."& & Wright would later accept the contract to build the Guggenheim three years later in 1943: Hilla R, the curator stated to Wright that he wanted to build, "A temple of spirit, a monument."& & The balance of the letter notes his apology to Mumford for missing a meeting with him, his reading of Mumford's critique of the Metropolitan Museum in the New Yorker Magazine, an invitation to Mumford to visit that winter: and perhaps most poignantly -- "And Lewis, please don't ever fall out with me. I should be afraid of you.

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        J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan & Wendy

      London - Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, 1931. London - Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, 1931 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A charmingly illustrated copy of this retelling of Peter Pan. May Clarissa Gillington Byron (18611936) was a British writer and poet, best known for her work on this, and other, abridgements of J. M. Barrie'sPeter Panbooks. With many lovely illustrated colour plates by famous children's illustrator Mabel Lucie Attwell. An unusual example of this scarce work accompanied by its original dustwrapper. Condition: In a pictorial cloth binding with original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, smart with just some minor shelfwear. Cloth is remarkably bright and clean. Dustwrapper in excellent condition withjust a fewclosed tears and minor loss to some extremities. Internally, generally firmly bound. Some fairly heavy spotting to first and last few pages, otherwise spotting is scattered and inobtrusive. Front free endpaper and one plate are absent. Overall: VERY GOOD with a VERY GOOD dustwrapper..

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        Bernadotte

      44, 1931. 44, 1931 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A signed copy of Barton's biography of Bernadotte. Bound in half morocco leather with gilt lettering and armorial decoration. This book is signed by the author and also contains a short handwritten note by the author which is bound in. Bernadotte's portrait is illustrated on the title page. First French edition. Sir Dunbar Plunket Barton, 1st Baronet (1853 1937) was a British-Irish politician and author. Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte (1763 1844) was King of Sweden and King of Norway from 1818 until his death. He was also the first Sovereign Prince of Pontecorvo, Italy. Beginning his military career as a soldier of Louis XVI, but rising to the rank of general in revolutionary France, Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte was promoted by Napoleon to Marechal de France. Despite their rivalry and notable differences of opinion, Napoleon consented to Bernadotte's ascent to the Swedish throne, later regretting this decision when Bernadotte allied Sweden with the enemies of France. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is slight wear to the extremities, including some slight fading and two small holes in the front board as can be seen in the photograph above. Internally the pages are clean with some mild browning to the page edges. Overall the condition is very good..

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        Poems

      30, 1931. 30, 1931 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. An attractive collection of poetry by Robert Graves. First edition; one of a thousand copies. With inscription to front free endpaper: To Bertha, from Maurice. Feast of St. Roan of Tavistock, 1947. Condition: In a decorative cloth coveredbinding with original clipped dustwrapper. Externally, generally smart with very slight shelfwear. Dustwrapper sunned slightly with closed tears, chipping and repairs to spine. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED with a GOOD ONLY dustwrapper.

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        Bibliography of William Hazlitt

      London - Nonesuch Press, 1931. London - Nonesuch Press, 1931 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A copy of this first and limited edition bibliography of the influential English essayist. First Edition. Number 406 of 750 copies. Featuring a portrait frontispiece. William Hazlitt (10 April 1778 18 September 1830) was an English writer, remembered for his humanistic essays and literary criticism, and as a grammarian and philosopher. He is now considered one of the great critics and essayists of the English language, placed in the company of Samuel Johnson and George Orwell. During his lifetime he befriended many people who are now part of the nineteenth-century literary canon, including Charles and Mary Lamb, Stendhal, Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth. Condition: In paper covered boards. Externally, generally smart, some wear to the top and tail of the spine. Some fading to the boards and spine. Internally, firmly bound. Very clean throughout. Ink signature to front free endpaper and title page. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        "Vor dem Bade" originale Mischtechnik (Aquarell und Ölfarben) auf Papier/Malplatte ca. 99x70cm; linkss unten signiert und datiert 1931

      . Sein unverwechselbarer pastoser Farbauftrag und die dynamisch-gefühlvolle wie phantasievolle Ausgestaltung des Themas haben Larsen nicht zu Unrecht den Ruf eines Malerpoeten eingebracht. [Vor allem die Ränder dieser herrlichen Arbeit mit kleineren Läsuren.].

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        Green Grow the Lilacs

      Samuel French New York 1931 - First Edition. Scarce First Edition in dustjacket. Play which ultimately became the hit broadway musical, ÒOklahoma!Ó Author was the first Native American playwright. Seldom found in first issue dustjacket without 'second edition' plug. Near Fine in a Very Good dustjacket, with two centimeter deep chip to lower spine end, shallow nicks to spine ends and flap corners, few spots to spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Women Builders.

      The Associated Publishers, Washington, DC 1931 - First Edition. 12mo; 187pp; brown cloth with title in gilt; housed in custom-made brown cloth clamshell box. Some minor cover spotting, else very good. 28pp. of plates, photo illustrations of African American women leaders. WOMEN BUILDERS features the biographies of seven African-American women who founded institutions for the African American community. Included in this volume are Lucy Craft Laney, Maggie Lena Walker, Janie Porter Barrett, Nannie Helen Burroughs, Charlotte Hawkins Brown, Jane Edna Hunter, and Mary McLeod Bethune. Heirs to the work of the humanitarian movements of the early to mid-1800s and the gains of the post-Civil War era push for Black education and enlightenment, these women became both "builders of educational, financial and social institutions" and builders of their race. Sharing a common interest in improving social conditions for Black Americans and creating financial and educational opportunities where they had previously not existed, these women influenced each other as well as society at large. The focus of this book is on the lives of individuals, not on the "bricks and mortar" of buildings and institutions. The author believes in the Emerson quote that "an institution is but the lengthened shadow of a great personality." Instead of merely examining the institutions themselves, Daniel looks at the women behind the schools, banks, and institutes she chronicles. The result is an inspirational volume on the accomplishments of pioneering Black women. "These founders," Daniel writes, "are not mere visionaries with ephemeral dreams, but women of action whose character has been tempered in the forge-fire of anxiety and sacrifice." These women and their institutions are Lucy Craft Laney, 1854-1933 (Haines Normal and Industrial Institute, Augusta, Ga.); Maggie Lena Walker, 1867-1934 (the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank, Richmond, Va.); Janie Porter Barrett, 1865-1948 (Virginia Industrial School for Colored Girls, Peake, Va.); Mary Mcleod Bethune, 1875-1955 (Bethune-Cookman College, Daytona Beach, Fl.); Nannie Helen Burroughs, 1879-1961 (National Training School for Women and Girls, Wash., D.C.); Charlotte Hawkins Brown, 1882-1963 (Alice Freeman Palmer Memorial Institute, Sedalia, N. C.); Jane Edna Hunter, 1882-1971 (Philiss Wheatly Association, Cleveland, O.). Heirs to the work of the humanitarian movements of the early to mid- 1800's and the gains of the post-Civil War era push for Black education and enlightenment, these women shared a common interest in improving social conditions for their race by creating financial and educational opportunities which hitherto had not existed; they were influential both upon themselves and upon society at large. The emphasis of WOMAN BUILDERS is on the lives of these individuals. Walker was the first woman bank president in the United States, and founded the Richmond Council of Colored Women. Barrett, the first president of the Virginia State Federation of Colored Women's Clubs, was active in both the National Association of Colored Women and the NAACP; her aforementioned school was for delinquents and achieved an outstanding rehabilitation record. Laney's had established the first kindergarten for African American children in Augusta (and one of the earliest in the south) and the first Nurses Training Institute for African American girls; her secondary school sent graduates to some of the leading colleges in the south; she was praised by President Taft and inducted into the Georgia Women of Achievement in 1992. Bethune, the first African American woman to become a presidential advisor when F. D. R. appointed her director of Negro Affairs, also served three other presidents and was president of the National Association of Colored Women and founder of the National Council of Negro Women. Miss Burroughs' school was founded under the auspices of the National Baptist Convention and was a pioneer fort in several ways. Brown was vice-president of the National Association of Col [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Essays in Persuasion

      London: MacMillan & Company, 1931.. London: MacMillan & Company, 1931. First edition of Keynes' first volume of collected essays. Octavo, original green cloth. Near fine in an excellent price-clipped dust jacket. Rare in the original dust jacket and in this condition. The essays in this volume show Keynes's attempts to influence the course of events by public persuasion over the period of 1919-40. In the light of subsequent history, 'Essays in Persuasion' is a remarkably prophetic volume covering a wide range of issues in political economy. In articles on the Versailles Treaty, Keynes foresaw all too clearly that excessive Allied demands for reparations and indemnities would lead to the economic collapse of Germany. In Keynes's essays on inflation and deflation, the reader can find ideas that were to become the foundations of his most renowned treatise, 'The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money. With startling accuracy Keynes forecast the economic fluctuations that were to beset the economies of Europe and the United States and even proposed measures which, if heeded at the time, might have warded off an era of world-wide depression.

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        Frankenstein

      Grosset & Dunlap, New York 1931 - no date, but 1931. Illustrated with scenes from the Universal Pictures version. Colorful dust jacket with expert restoration to edges and spine ends. Book missing front blank, with a corner stain to the half title page, else book very good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Wuthering Heights

      London: Duckworth, 1931. London: Duckworth, 1931. xvii, [1], 325pp, [1], original cloth in DJ, top edge stained red. DJ spine defective, with portion missing, chipped to edges with some loss, portion missing from lower panel, slightly soiled, tape repairs to reverse. Book quite bright and clean. Uncommon in DJ. With twelve full-page wood engravings by Clare Leighton. First Thus. Hardback. Good+/Fair. Illus. by Leighton, Clare. 4to.

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        Salammbo

      NewYork - Tudor Publishing Co., 1931. NewYork - Tudor Publishing Co., 1931 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Salammb (1862) is a historical novel by Gustave Flaubert. This edition is translated from the French with an introduction by Ben Ray Redman and isillustrated and decorated by Mahlon Blaine. Salammb is set in Carthage during the 3rd century BCE, immediately before and during the Mercenary Revolt which took place shortly after the First Punic War. Flaubert's main source was Book I of Polybius's Histories. It was not a particularly well-studied period of history and required a great deal of work from the author, who enthusiastically left behind the realism of his masterpiece Madame Bovary for this tale of blood and thunder. Gustave Flaubert (1821- 1880) was a French writer who is counted among the greatest novelists in Western literature. He is known especially for his first published novel, Madame Bovary (1857), for his Correspondence, and for his scrupulous devotion to his art and style. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, smart but with minor wear to extremities and the odd very slight mark. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Manon Lescaut

      New York - Rarity Press, 1931. New York - Rarity Press, 1931 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A copy of Manon Lescaut translated from the French of the Abbe Prevost by D. C. Moylan with eleven illustrations by Alastair and an introduction by Arthur Symons. Manon Lescaut has been called the most perfect story ever written. Condition: In a purple cloth binding with unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, very smart with some minor shelfwear only. Top and tail of spine are slightly worn and their is some spotting to the boards. Dustwrapper is generally smart with some wear to the top and tail of the spine and the edges. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are slightly browned. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED in a VERY GOOD INDEED dustwrapper..

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        Imatgeria popular catalana. Les Auques. 2 Volumenes. Texto y Facsimils

      - Orbis, Barcelona, 1931. Arpillera Editorial. Estado de conservación: Muy bueno. Primera edición. 2 Vols. a Gran Folio. Vol. I : 198 págs. y 55 págs. del Catálogo de las Aucas. Sumamente ilustrado con grabados entretexto y 2 láminas color. Portadas decoradas e iluminadas a mano a varias tintas. Vol. II : 100 láminas a doble página con facsímiles de aleluyas. Algunas en color. Edición de 465 ejs. numerados, siendo el nuestro eln.º 389. Impreso sobre buen papel de hilo, fabricado especialmente para esta edición. Encuadernación original en arpillera color piedra, lomera titulada. 35X25

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        The History of Scarborough

      London and Toronto - J. M. Dent, 1931. London and Toronto - J. M. Dent, 1931 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A history of the Northern town of Scarborough, edited by Arthur Rowntree. With contributors including A. Hamilton Thompson, M. Black, A. J. Grant, Jean Rowntree and many others. First edition. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates, including a coloured frontispiece Condition: In a navy cloth binding with armorial motif to front board. Externally, generally smart, though with some marks. Internally, generally firmly bound. Institutional label to front pastedown, and some perforated stamping to the endpapers. Pages are bright and generally clean, with just the occasional spot. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        Old English Clocks

      Published By Author, London 1931 - 89 pages, 51 plates, with errata slip, first edition, this copy not numbered, 1931. A rare book limited to 300 copies, with grey cloth spine, grey cloth corners and pale grey paper covered boards. The book was printed by the St. Dominic¿s Press on handmade paper with deckled edges, the top edge gilt. A very good copy, bright and clean internally, covers clean and bright with gilt lettering to the spine. With poor dust jacket (wear to all edges, splitting on spine, some loss to top and bottom of spine). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeffrey Formby Antiques]
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        Herbert the Lion

      BREWER,WARREN & PUTNAM INC 1931 - Soiled cover. Front Endpaper Penciled around lions. Colored illustrations. Browning pages. No bookplate. Bottom hinges is crack. Rubbed cover. Chipped edges. DATE PUBLISHED: 1931 EDITION: UNPAGINATED [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DIE ZEICHNUNGEN DES GIANLORENZO BERNINI (The Drawings of Gianlorenzo Bernini). Two Volumes

      Berlin: Heinrich Keller, 1931. Berlin:: Heinrich Keller,, 1931. Near Fine. TWO VOLUMES. Complete Set. Two Near Fine hardbacks with mild soil edges, owner name ffeps, minimal cover edge wear. First volume is text and second volume is plates. Folios. 205 pp. 22 pp. + 198 Plates.

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        Triumphal March

      London: Faber & Faber, 1931. London: Faber & Faber,, 1931. Octavo. Original grey boards, titles to front board gilt. Two drawings by E. McKnight Kauffer, of which one is in colour. A few scuff marks to boards, small closed tear to tail of spine, endpapers slightly foxed. An excellent copy. Signed limited edition, number 229 of 300 copies signed by Eliot. This poem was not separately published in the US, but was reprinted in Modern Things (1934) and as "Coriolan I" in Collected Poems (1936).

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         ANIMAL VEGETABLE OR MINERAL.

      Humphrey Milford 1931. FIRST EDITION. 4to., bound in pictorial paper-covered boards with cloth spine, 47pp, illus throughout in b/w. Neat ink gift inscription dated 1943 to foot of front pastedown, very light foxing to prelims and endpapers, two faint crayon letters to rear board and a few spots, edges of bnoards rubbed in places and corners a little bumped. Overall a VG, bright copy.(SHELF 4) ** To see a scan of this book please visit our Home page ** Our shop is open to visitors Monday to Saturday 10am - 5pm. - Credit and (UK) Debit cards welcome.- Books posted Worldwide. - For any queries please contact us.

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        Bijoux et Orfevrerie; Presente par Jean Fouquet

      Editions Charles Moreau, 1931. Editions Charles Moreau. LOOSE_LEAF. Paris, 1931. Folio, 4 pp. plus 50 photographic plates. L'art international d'aujourd'hui., Vol. 16. A very scarce collection, with Fouquet's Art Deco jewelry beautifully presented. Jean Fouquet, the grandson of Alphonse Fouquet and son of George Fouquet, designed many of the most iconic Art Deco jewelry pieces. His collaborators included Alphonse Mucha, Eric Bagge and Cassandre. This is a beautiful collection of fifty plates, showing both Fouquet's own work and work by other jewelers such as Gerard Sandoz, Yolande Mas, Jean Puiforcat and others. Plates are excellent with some marginal tanning. Some normal wear and discoloration to outer slipcase. Very good condition overall / bon etat. Very scarce. OCLC 6968766. . Very Good. 1931. First Edition.

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        Les Contemporaines galantes.

      Paris, ohne Verlag, 1931.. 8°. 67 S. mit kolorierter Titelvignette und 10 kolorierten erotischen Illustrationen und 10 reizenden Schlußvignetten. Ungebundene und unbeschnittene Büttenlagen im Orig.-Umschlag mit Fronttitel.. Original-Ausgabe. Eins von 200 numerierten (hier nicht) Exemplaren (Gesamt 212). Sammlung von 10 erotischen Geschichten, mit 10 pochoir-kolorierten eindeutig erotischen Illustrationen im Text, koloriertem Titelblatt sowie 10 kleinen unanständigen Schlussvignetten, diese gedruckt in Grün. Reizende klandestine Ausgabe; der Text stammt von Pierre Mac Orlan, die Illustrationen von Andre Dignimont. Gutes Exemplar der raren Ausgabe. Nicht bei Pia. Noel, l'enfer, dit-on, S. 46/47 (mit Abbildung); Dutel 1292. -------------- 64 pp., 2 ff. In-8 en feuilles. Couverture rempliee. Edition originale. Un de 200 exemplaires (en total 212 ex.) 10 illustrations tres libres et une vignette de titre colories au pochoir de Andre Dignimont et 10 culs-de-lampe. Bel exemplaire. Rare. Dutel 1292. ------------ English description available on request.

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        Inscriptions Arabes d'Espagne.

      Leyde, E. J. Brill. 1931 - 2 vols. 32 x 25cm. Text volume; xliv, 229pp. (introduction, Arabic text with transcriptions, indices & a few drawings). Plate volume; titlepage & 44 collotypes from photographs by Henri Terrasse. Original publisher's paper wrappers. No en Palau. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

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        Dracula

      Published by Rider & Co., Cathedral House, Paternoster Row, London Nineteenth Edition . London 1931. - Hard back binding in publisher's original olive green cloth covers, black lettering and symmetrical deco design to the spine and front cover. 8vo 7'' x 4¾''. Contains [viii] 404 pages. Cheap paper browning. Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with chips to the corners of the top of the spine, one short closed tear, corners rubbed, spine colours not faded and showing 2/-. Dust wrapper protected. Member of the P.B.F.A. NINETEENTH CENTURY [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        7 offprints G. A. Levitsky 4 inscribed copies signed

      Berlin or Leningrad, 1924-1931 - Very good. Few have prior owners name in neat ink: Lester Sharp, E. Heitz. 4 are inscribed copies signed by the author. * Titles included are: Die Chondriosomen in der Gonogrnese bei Equisetum palustre L. (1925); Uber die Chrondriosomen bei den Myxomyzeten (1924); Karyological Investigations on the systematics and phylogenetics of the genus Festuca (1927); Die Bildung bivalenter Chromosomen in der Gonogenese von Beta vulgaris L. (1927); Cytology of the Wheat-Rye Amphidiploids (1931); Transformations of Chromosomes Under the Influence of X-Rays with G. A. Araratian (1931); Experimentally Induced Alterations of the Morphology of Chromosomes (1931)."Levitsky seems to have been the first person to define the karyotype as the phenotypic appearance of the somatic chromosomes, in contrast to their genic contents" Wikipedia. Scarce. Soviet Science. Biology. Genetics. Karyotype. Signed.

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        LES BALLETS SUEDOIS dans l'Art Contemporain. Texte de Fokine, Haquinius, De Mare, Remon, Tansman, Tugal.

      . Contributions de: Claudel, Casella, Cendrars, Cocteau, Inghelbrecht, Milhaud, Pirandello, Picabia, Roland-Manuel. Paris: Editions du Trianon 1931. With 64 photo-engravings + 14 pochoir stage designs in separate folder by Bonnard, Chirico, Colin, Dardel, Foujita, Gladky, Helle, Hugo, Lagut, Laprade, Leger, Murphy, Nerman, Parr, Perdriat and Steinlen. Cover with illustr. by Fernand Leger. 200 p. + plates. Limited to 1000 numbered copies. Unopened in cover and slipcase. * Copy no. 120..

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

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

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        Les operations logiques et les ensembles projectifs.

      Warschau, Uniwersytet, Seminarjum Matematyczne, 1931.. (25 x 18 cm). SS. (240)-248. Original-Broschur, unaufgeschnitten. (Sonderdruck aus: Fundamenta mathematicae).. Erste Ausgabe dieser fundamentalen Arbeit im sehr seltenen Sonderdruck. - "In 1931, Kuratowski and Tarski were to collaborate on a fundamental paper about the notion of definability in the real numbers" (Feferman, Tarski). Die Verfasser beweisen in dieser außergewöhnlichen Arbeit: Werden die fünf logischen Grundoperationen auf projektive Satzfunktionen ausgeübt, so gelangt man stets wieder zu projektiven Satzfunktionen. - Einband mit schmalem Lichtrand, sonst gut erhalten. - DSB 17, 519 und 18, 893

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        Cuban Cookery. Gastronomic Secrets of the Tropics, with an Appendix on Cuban Drinks

      Havana, Cuba: Molina & Cia, [1931]. Havana, Cuba: Molina & Cia, [1931]. Octavo, 158 pages. Illustrated with line drawings by Conrado Massaguer. A later but early edition of the first Cuban cookbook printed in English. The first was published by Editorial Hermes, and had eight fewer pages. De Baralt was the American wife of a Cuban doctor who moved to Havana around the turn of the century. She clearly felt at home there, as she refers to Cuban food as "our" cuisine throughout. She also exhibits a notable understanding of other world cuisines in her introduction, in which she tries to locate Cuban cooking relative to others - favorably of course. The book contains an appendix of fifty-three cocktails and refrescos, including what is the first printed recipe for a Cuban mojito, here called a 'Cuban Mojo'. The mojito is widely considered to have appeared and become popular in Cuba in the 1920s, but this is its first appearance in print. Spine slightly cocked and a bit of light soiling to the publisher's black cloth with a printed red pasted down label to the front board, otherwise fine. [OCLC locates 7 copies; Noling Beverage Literature, page 50]. Rum Cocktail (Cuban Mojo)& & In medium size glass put :& One teaspoonful sugar& Juice and rind of a green lime& Sprig of mint& One jigger Bacardi Rum& Several pieces of ice& Fill glass with soda water.& Serve with a long spoon.&

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        CURIOSA - 14 des 15 illustrations réalisées pour la Trilogie érotique de Paul Verlaine (originaux de l'édition de 1931) - ILLUSTRATIONS SEULES

      sans nom d'?teur, 1931 (vers sans date),. sans nom d'éditeur,1931 (vers sans date),, in 8 (28 x 18 cm), 14 feuillets. +++++++ 14 des 15 illustrations en noir contrecollées sur papier fort de l'édition de La trilogie érotique de Paul Verlaine illustrée par Maurice Martin dit Martin Van Maele (1863-1926). Les illustrations très libres ne sont évidemment pas signées et reprennent celles à l'eau-forte de l'édition publiée en 1907. Le texte (non présenté dans notre offre) de cette édition de la trilogie est composé des trois recueils majeurs érotiques de Verlaine amies - femmes - hombres, avec in-fine le Sonnet du trou du cul composé par Rimbaud et Verlaine. Cet EROTICA d'abord tiré à 235 exemplaires (20 sur Japon, 215 sur papier d'Arches) sera réédité en 1931 à 350 exemplaires avec des compositions contrecollées sur papier fort. Les 14 gravures présentées ici sont celles de cette édition de 1931 (livre cassé probablement). On retrouve ici certainement les meilleures réalisations de Martin Van Maele graveur et célèbre illustrateur de Curiosa de la première moitié du XXè siècle, qui travailla pour des éditeurs comme Charles Carrington, Jules Chevrel et plus tard Jean Fort - Bon état général.

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        Nucleic Acids

      New York: The Chemical Catalog Company, Inc., 1931. New York: The Chemical Catalog Company, Inc.,, 1931. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. Just a little spotting to the top edge of the text block. A beautiful, fresh copy. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author to the noted biochemist Gabriel Bertrand on the front free endpaper, "To Prof. Gabriel Bertrand with cordial greetings, P. A. Levene, Oct. 1, 1931, New York". Phoebus Aaron Levene (1869–1940) headed the biochemical laboratory at the Rockefeller Institute where he performed pioneering research that "elucidated the fundamentals of nucleic acid chemistry" (Morton 725.1). Levene demonstrated that there are two different nucleic acids within cells (DNA and RNA), and postulated that "the components of DNA were linked in the order phosphate-sugar-base. He called each of these units a nucleotide, arguing that the DNA molecule consisted of a string of nucleotide units linked together through the phosphate groups, which are the 'backbone' of the molecule" (The DNA Story, website of the Royal Society of Chemistry). The recipient of this volume, Gabriel Bertrand, was a highly respected French biochemist known for introducing the concepts "oxidase" and "trace element" to chemistry, and for his work on enzymes and anti-venoms.

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

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

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        Köpfe des Alltags.

      . Unbekannten Menschen gesehen von Helmar Lerski. 80 Lichtbilder, mit einer Einleitung von Curt Glaser. Berlin: Hermann Reckendorf 1931. With 80 b/w photographs. 4to. X pp. + photog. Publisher's cloth. No dust jackets. * [Everyday Heads: Unknown People]. Parr & Badger I, 130..

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        Köpfe des Alltags. Unbekannte Menschen gesehen von Helmar Lerski. 80 Lichtbilder mit einer Einleitung von Curt Glaser.

      Verlag Hermann Reckendorf, Berlin. 1931.. X S. Einleitung, 80. Bll. Fotografien. Gr.4°, Orig.-Leinenbd. mit Spiralbindung.. Erste Ausgabe. - Buchblock verzogen, Besitzvermerk auf Vortitel, erste Blatt gelockert, sonst in gutem Zustand. Für unsere Schweizer Kunden: Konto in der Schweiz vorhanden

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        THE COMPLEAT ANGLER

      London: George C Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1931. London: George C Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1931. First edition thus. Near Fine. One of 775 copies signed by the illustrator, Arthur Rackham. A Near Fine copy, lacking the publisher's cardboard slipcase. Spine a bit soiled, rear board rubbed and minor foxing to end papers, otherwise a bright, clean copy. First published in 1653, this work stands alone as the quintessential work of fishing prose. Near Fine.

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        Raggedy Ann In Cookie Land, With Original Matching Box

      P. F. Volland Company, Joliet, IL, U.S.A. 1931 - Copyrighted, 1931, and all rights reserved by John. B. Gruelle, Norwalk, Connecticut. Illustrated boards and end papers. Nine full page color illustrations with many smaller color illustrations throughout. One page ad for more books at the back. Stories include such characters as Mr. Weakie, Hookie-the-Goblin, Snitznoodle, Hungry Howloon and, of course, Raggedy Ann. The only blemishes in the book are some very minor corner bumping. Tight spine. Fine condition. Box is very good with light corner wear and a girl's name written inside the top. Color illustrated top is a duplicate of the book cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        12" x 20" Photograph of Darrow at Banquet Honoring Steffens [with].

      1931 - Darrow Attends a Banquet in Honor Of Lincoln Steffens [Darrow, Clarence (1857-1938)]. [Steffens, Lincoln (1866-1936)]. [12" x 20" Photograph of a Banquet Honoring Steffens, Party Includes Clarence and Ruby Darrow] New York: Standard Flashlight Company, 27 April 1931. [With] [11" x 6" Printed List of People Who Attended the Banquet]. Some edgewear, upper left corner of image repaired, light toning and fold lines to list, early annotations to photograph, a few chips and nicks to edges of both. Items mounted on 16" x 32" foam-core board. * There are two captions at the foot of the image. One identifies the photography company, the other reads "Dinner to Lincoln Steffens and Characters in His Book Given by Edward A. Filene. Ritz Carlton Hotel April 27, 1931." The list, which includes several media people, social reformers and reform-minded politicians, such as Ida Tarbell and Bernard Baruch, is captioned: "Cast of Characters from "The Autobiography of Lincoln Steffens" and from his next book, present at the dinner given to the author and his characters by Edward A. Filene, Ritz-Carlton Hotel, April 27, 1931." Some of the attendees are identified in a contemporary hand. Darrow is seated at the center of the main table next to Steffens; Ruby Darrow is sitting at the right end.

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        Figures by a Rocky Cliff

      n.p., may 13, 1931. n.p., may 13, 1931. 9 x 12 in. . Inscribed "Pascin Estate/ May 13/31" and stamped with a collector's stamp. Pen and ink on paper. Framed . A sketch of four figures appears on the reverse. A lovely pen and ink drawing typical of Pascin's lively, gestural style

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        Mädchenportrait. Ölkreide mehrfarbig.

      1931. 50 x 34 cm, Papier etwas gebräunt Preis in CHF: 990. Arthur Paunzen (1890 - 1955). Österreichischer Maler und Grafiker, studierte bei Ludwig Koch, Auslandsaufenthalt in Paris wo er bei Jean Pierre Laurens an der Academie Julian studierte. 1938 Emigration von Wien nach England. Seine Bilder und Grafiken voller symbolischer auch erotischer Anspielungen. Illustrierte etliche Bücher: "Raskolnikoff", Grafikzyklus zu Beethovens " Eroica" und Gustav Mahlers " Lied der Erde". Zahlreiche Exlibri.

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        The Solange Stories

      London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1931. London: William Heinemann Ltd,, 1931. Octavo. Original purple cloth, titles gilt ot spine and blind to front board. With the dust jacket. A superb copy in the faintly tanned, lightly rubbed jacket with very mild dust soiling and spotting. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Grashupfer.

      Rotapfelverlag, Erlenbach bei Zürich & Leipzig o. J. (1931).. Mit farblithographiertem Titel und 12 ganzseitigen Farblithographien von Ernst Kreidolf. Antiqua-Schrift. 26:32 cm. Halbleinen mit Pergamin-Umschlag.. In sehr gutem Zustand, sauber und frisch mit dem originalen Umschlag, dieser mit 2 kleinen Einrissen. Blätter mit minimalen Gebrauchsspuren. - Pyrmont Bibliographie Nr. A13 mit Verlagsanzeigen am Ende. Archiv 1

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        La madonna dei filosofi

      Edizioni di Solaria 1931 In 16, pp. 168 + (8). Brossura editoriale perfetta. Etichetta al d. Edizione originale nella tiratura destinata alla vendita (10 es. in doppio guinea, 190 su carta ordinaria e 800 n. n. ). Opera prima di Gadda che raccoglie 12 racconti, 6 indediti e 6 precedentemente pubblicati in Solaria e Nella Fiera lettararia. Il costo della stampa del volume fu affrontato da Gadda stesso anche grazie a un prestito dell'amico Tecchi. L'opera non ebbe fortuna tanto che nel 1954 copie invendute verranno messe in vendita nel catalogo Vallecchi (la nostra copia presenta la pecetta con il prezzo delle edizioni Vallecchi). Gambetti - Vezzosi, p.366. ITA

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        CURWEN PRESS MISCELLANY.|THE

      London: The Curwen Press by The Soncino Press, 1931. London: The Curwen Press by The Soncino Press, 1931. cloth, slipcase, paper spine label. Curwen Press. small 4to. cloth, slipcase, paper spine label. x, 136, (4) pages. Limited to 275 numbered copies. A magnificent production filled with type specimens, ornaments, articles and typographical inserts. The section on type specimens include Baskerville, Lutetia, Aldine Bembo, Curwen Sanserif and contains an article on Sanserif type by Harry Carter. Followed by sections showing initial letters, borders and printers' flowers, Curwen Press ornaments, head-pieces and vignettes including those designed by Edward Bawden, Claudia Guercio and Althea Willoughby. Also has a section on the Curwen Music punches and an article on printing "from the wood" by Harold Curwen and one on the stencil by Paul Nash. With a catalogue raisonné of books produced by the press. Slipcase shows wear around edges and is bumped at head of spine. Upper corners show slight bump. Unusual to find in original slipcase.

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        Smaranda

      Cape 1931 - A cheaply made second edition of Cape's 1926 first ed. with a 37pp eulogistic biography of Thomson written by Britain's first Labour Prime Minister, J. Ramsay Macdonald. This biography gives the outline of Thomson's military career and paints the portrait of a dedicated soldier and man of Socialist principles. 'Smaranda' itself is unlike any other Great War memoir by a British general. Falls rated it highly: '.There have been plenty of soldiers who were good writers and even some who were good novelists, but it is rare to encounter a soldier who is master of such delicate, almost feminine prose as this.' Quite apart from the love story, Thomson's diplomatic and military escapades in Roumania give a convincing insight into the power-politics at play, 1915 - 1917, as the Allies and the Central Powers, mired in the Western Front, wrestled in the Balkans to out-flank each other diplomatically and then militarily. A brilliant Great War book. This copy is in near Fine condition with spotless cloth to boards, minimal edgewear, good corners and bright gilt to titles with a crease in the cloth to the corner of the rear board. The VG jacket is not price-clipped but shows wear with minor loss to top of spine panel and edge-wear to the bottom. No foxing. One previous ownership inscription in pencil to the front endpaper (from which a bookplate has been removed): 'Sheila Macdonald, 1938' . This is presumably the Prime Minister's youngest daughter, b.1910 - d.1994. When the eldest Macdonald daughter married, Sheila took over as her widowed father's 'hostess' and traveled with him as such. She was with him on an overseas trip in 1937 when he died. The year 1938 would therefore have been an apt moment for her to go through his library and assert ownership of his books. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Beim Bau der Chinesischen Mauer Ungedruckte Erzahlungen und Prosa aus dem Nachlass

      Gustav Kiepenheuer Verlag, Munich 1931 - 266 pages. 19.5 x 11.5 cm. Max Brod, Kafka's friend and literary executor was instructed by Kafka to destroy his unpublished work. Fortunately, Brod ignored the request, published the novels and collected works between 1925 and 1935. Brod edited a collection of prose and unpublished stories as "Beim Bau der Chinesischen Mauer" (The Great Wall of China), including the story of the same name, as he did with "Amerika," and "Das Schloss." All three are now considered to be the Definitive Editions. Text in German. Epilogue by Max Brod and Hans Joachim Schoeps. Owner inscription second free endpaper dated 1934, three leaves of adverts at rear, clean and fresh copy, spine sunned. Orig. blue cloth, gold spine label printed in red. Near fine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ausstellung Erich Heckel: Bilder aus den Jahren 1906 - 1930.

      Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen, einem Orig.-Holzschnitt als Titelblatt sowie einem zweifarbigen, über beide Deckel und 4 Innenseiten gehenden Orig.-Holzschnitt von Erich Heckel. Chemnitz, Kunsthütte Chemnitz 1931,. 15 S.+[16]Bll. Abbildungen, illustr. Orig.-Broschur. - Erste Ausgabe - DNB 1931 A 4646 - untere Ecke leicht gestaucht, Umschlag etwas gebräunt, Rücken und Kapitale berieben, insgesamt jedoch wohlerhalten

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        Carnets de Gilbert. Mit 1 sign. Orig.-Lithographie und 5 Radierungen (4 farb.) sowie 3 lithogr. Vignetten von G. Rouault.

      NRF, Paris. 1931.. 59 (60) S. 4°, handgbd. Orig.-Maroquinbd. auf 4 falschen Bünden mit zahlr. Goldfiletenumrahmung auf beiden Deck. Eines von 19 Exemplaren auf holländischem Velin Van Gelder (Gesamtauflage 216 Exemplare). - Außengelenk etwas rissig, Exlibris auf Vorsatz. Für unsere Schweizer Kunden: Konto in der Schweiz vorhanden

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