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        Antoine Bloyé

      1933. Grasset, Paris 1933, 12x19cm, broché. - Grasset, Paris 1933, 12x19cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una delle 300 copie numerate su alfa riservati al servizio stampa. Autografo Precious firmata dall'autore (Pierre) Unik "In Unik compagno di classe in cambio di buona famiglia che, probabilmente, ha venduto sulle banchine Nizan .." Due piccole tracce di insolazione minore alla testa e piede della schiena. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 300 exemplaires numérotés sur alfa réservés au service de presse. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Paul Nizan à (Pierre) Unik : "Au camarade Unik en échange des bonnes feuilles qu'il a probablement vendues sur les quais. Nizan." Deux petites traces d'insolation sans gravité en tête et en pied du dos.  

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Die Harze und die Harzbehälter. Die botanischen und chemischen Grundlagen unserer Kenntnisse über die Bildung, die Entwicklung und die Zusammensetzung der pflanzlichen Exkrete.

      Gebrüder Borntraeger, Leipzig 1933 - 1936. - 418 S. (Band 1) - 1858 S. (Band 2 in 3 Bänden) mit zahlreichen Abbildungen und Tabellen, Die seltene 3. Auflage komplett in guter Erhaltung! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 6050 Groß 8°, Halbleder der Zeit mit Rückentitel, Bibliotheks-Exemplare (ordnungsgemäß entwidmet) mit Papier-Rückenschild, Stempel auf Titel, Einbände leicht berieben (an den Kanten und am Rücken etwas stärker), insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar, Dritte umgearbeitete Auflage von "Die Harze und die Harzbehälter von A. Tschirch", 2 Bände in 4 B Bänden (Band 2 in 3 Teilbänden),. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed

      1933 - RACKHAM, Arthur. Autograph letter signed. Surrey, England, July 28, 1933. Single sheet, measuring 4-1/2 by 7 inches folded; pp. 4 (writing on first and last pages). With archive of related material. $2200.Original lengthy autograph letter from Arthur Rackham, entirely written and signed by him, to a Mrs. Lloyd [Berrall] regarding the theft of his illustrations by American artist Edward Trumbull for a mural in New York's Metropolitan Life Building, with original hand-addressed signed envelope.This autograph letter by Arthur Rackham was written in response to a letter from a Julia Smith Berrall (a.k.a. Mrs. James Lloyd Berrall) of Montclair, New Jersey. Berrall had written to Rackham to inform him that the new murals in New York City's Metropolitan Life Building by muralist Edward Trumbull were "exact copies of the figures in [his] illustrations of Rip Van Winkle and the Legend of Sleeph [sic] Hollow." She further inquired whether Rackham had given permission to Trumbull to use the images. Less than two weeks later""incredibly quickly for transatlantic mail""Rackham penned an outraged response. The letter, written from Rackham's home in "Stilegate, Limpsfield, Surrey, England" and dated "28.7.33," reads: "Dear Mrs. Lloyd, Many thanks for your letter. You are quite right in assuming that. I know nothing about Mr. Trumbull's theft of my designs""for it is nothing less. I will take steps to find out whether there is anything to be done about it. That whether Mr. Trumbull is on the safe side of the law or not (& one fears he may have taken steps to find out, before embarking) it is a strange mentality that allows one artist to lift the work of another without even the courtesy of an acknowledgement. I am indeed surprised that a man in such a position as Mr. Trumbull appears to be should so demean himself. One would think that any artist would feel it to be an outrage, which it certainly is. Yrs sincerely, Arthur Rackham. PS. The question of International Copyright is one that to my sorrow the United States will not agree with the rest of us about." Included with the letter to Mrs. Berrall are a copy of an article concerning the murals in the May 1933 issue of Pencil Points that showed pictures of the murals, but made no reference to Rackham; a copy of Berrall's letter to Rackham; a handwritten letter on Montclair Art Museum stationary which appears to be a draft of Berrall's letter to Publisher's Weekly inquiring about the plagiarism issue and inquiring as to whether Pencil Points was aware of Rackham's ownership of the mural images; a letter to Berrall from Publisher's Weekly confirming that Metropolitan Life was aware of the plagiarism and was attempting to come to a settlement with Rackham; a draft of an article by Jesse Mann of The Chatham Bookseller who acquired the Berrall/Rackham material and attempted to find out the ultimate disposition of Rackham's claim against Metropolitan Life; a copy of a letter from The Book Collector to Mann asking for additional information on the Met Life building; and Mann's finished article, published in The Book Collector in 1996.Autograph signed letter and envelope fine. A fascinating and desirable collection of items. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Le Corset dans l'Art et les Moeurs du XIIIe au XXe Siècle

      1933 - LIBRON, Fernand and CLOUZOT, Henri. Le Corset dans l'Art et les Moeurs du XIIIe au XXe Siècle. Paris: F. Libron, 1933. Large, thick folio (11 by 15 inches), original gilt-lettered cream wrappers, uncut and partially unopened, original glassine wrapper, original faux alligator slipcase. $4000.Limited first edition, number L of only 80 copies not available for sale (from a total edition of 880), of this erudite history of "the artifices that women employ in order to support and perfect their fragile beauty," with numerous fashion plates (12 in color), facsimiles and in-text illustrations on nearly every page. Inscribed on the half title, "Hommage de l'auteur a Madame C. Capaldi, sa dénoncé collaboratrice, Paris le 20 Mai 1937, F. Libron," and accompanied by 15 separate plates from the "Album" laid in.Written some years after the heyday of corsetry by Fernand Libron, president of the Chambre Syndicale des Fabricants de Corsets, and Henri Clouzot, conservateur of the Musee Galliera (better known today as the Musee la Mode et du Costume), this monumental costume book pays special tribute to Ernest Leoty's very scarce Le Corset a Traverse les Ages (1893), which includes detailed cutting paterns and technical information for the tailor who specializes in making corsets. "A corset is somewhat similar to an umbrella in its construction. When the umbrella is raised, the fabric tautens. The ribs are reinforced with metal tips, to which the fabric of the umbrella is sewn. These tips hold the fabric in a tautened condition while the umbrella is in use. It is the same with a corset" (O.Y. Dalziel). Text in French. Accompanied by 15 loose engravings, listed in the index of illustrations under the heading "Album." Hiler, 544. Book and plates fine, spine panel of original glassine perished, slipcase only slightly rubbed. A fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Marchés d'esclaves.

      - NRF. Paris 1933 (10 juillet) in-12 relié en demi maroquin marron à coins. Dos à cinq nerfs, titre et nom d'auteur dorés. Couverture et dos conservés. Reliure signée J. Rabaud. Edition originale, exemplaire sur papier alfa Navarre spécialement imprimé pour le Dr Léon Michaux. Envoi autographe très personnel au Dr Léon Michaux où Kessel lui demande de l'inviter à diner. "Tu devrai m'inviter à diner, je te rappelerai à la rentrée. ton ami, J. Kessel".

      [Bookseller: Librairie La Rose de Java]
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        Are You a Genius - Second (2nd) Series: Illustrated By Dr. Seuss / Theodor Geisel

      Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1933. 116 pages. Above - average but not excessive external wear. Moderate age - toning to contents. Prior owner's details upon front free endpaper. Minimal light pencil markings to contents. Back hinge started. Tiny vintage bookseller label inside back board. A worthy vintage copy of this wonderful Dr. Seuss collectible.

      [Bookseller: Online Bookshop Jim and Mina Stachow]
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        Let's Play Store

      Akron, OH: Saalfield Pub. Co, 1933. Peat, Fern Bisel. Oblong folio. (6)ff. First edition. Intact and unused paper doll book of a fully-stocked grocery store. Includes 206 perforated pieces printed on heavy card stock. The grocery store is well-stocked with a detailed and thorough selection of foodstuffs: sweets, produce, baking ingredients, meats, and even live chickens. Price tags, shelves, and a cash register complete the store. Also includes four figures-the proprietor of the store in a white apron, a rich woman with a long grocery list, a second woman with a scarf perusing a basket of apples, and a boy with his dog. The color cover can become part of the scene, with slots cut in the shelves for inserting price tags and other pieces. Light wear to covers and tiny crease to corner of front cover, else a fine piece, rarely found complete.

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        Fortune

      First edition of the French translation, one of 30 numbered on "pur-fil" paper Lafuma laid Navarre and reimposed in quarto foolscap, deluxe edition.Affecting some spots in margins, some slips.Rare and beautiful copy. Nrf Paris 1933 16,5x21,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Pop-Up Mickey Mouse.

      New York: Blue Ribbon Books, Inc, 1933. First edition the first Disney pop-up book. Octavo, original illustrated boards, three pop-up color illustrations. In near fine condition with light rubbing. Story and Illustrations by the Staff of the Walt Disney Studios. A very nice example. Blue Ribbon was the first publisher to market its books using the term "pop-up." They and paper-engineer Harold Lentz teamed up in the 1930s to produce a successful series of imaginative pop-ups, many inspired by the current popularity of Walt Disney animation. These are the first modern pop-up books produced in America, following a series of British pop-ups by Brown and Giraud in the 1930s under the imprint Bookano. "Because of their unusual pop-up feature, [the Blue Ribbon books] have become favorites among collectors" (Munsey, 164).

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        POP-UP SILLY SYMPHONIES CONTAINING BABES IN THE WOODS AND KING NEPTUNE

      DISNEY. POP-UP. (DISNEY,WALT) POP-UP SILLY SYMPHONIES CONTAINING BABES IN THE WOODS AND KING NEPTUNE (Presented by Mickey Mouse). NY: Blue Ribbon (1933). 4to, pictorial boards, near fine. Illustrated by the Disney studios with color endpapers, full page and in-text illustrations, plus 4 glorious double-page pop-ups (illustrated front and back). Really quite wonderful and a nice copy.

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        ROM UND UMGEBUNG Kurzes Reisehandbuch

      Karl Baedeker, Leipzig 1933 - Boards with light rubbing. ; First and only edition. Including 16 pages of ads. "Mit 6 Karten, 22 Plänen und Grundrissen sowie einer Wappentafel der Päpste"; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 170, 16 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore]
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        The Master of Murder

      The book is firmly and squarely bound in clean red cloth lettered in black to the spine, it is slightly bumped and rubbed to the extremities. The text block is slightly toned and dusty, it is free from foxing or inscriptions. The dust jacket is the original, it is slightly chipped and grubby, the spine is a little darkened and there is a closed tear that runs from the bottom of the spine up and across for a few inches, it is housed in a protective cover and presents well.

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        Original drawing: "Little Red Riding Hood" for The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book.

      - 1933. The original pen and ink drawing by Rackham, 6 x 4.25 ins., matted and framed, in perfect condition. Signed drawing depicting Little Red Riding Hood meeting the Big Bad Wolf, from page 266 of The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Original preliminary drawing: "'Lay!' roared the giant, and the hen laid immediately an egg of solid gold.

      London: , [1933]. Image size: 230 x 170 mm. Ink on artist board, colour wash toned. An original drawing in ink that appeared in print as a full-page illustration to "Jack and the Beanstalk" in The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book. This version very closely resembles the published version, except that in the final published version Rackham has redrawn Jack's mother's face a little younger and with a higher mob cap.

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        HYERES SON GOLF

      Date : 1933 Dimensions : 62x100cm Imp : L. SERRE&Cie-PARIS Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état. Rare.

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        Les Artistes Du Livre

      Paris: Henry Babou, 1933. First edition. Hardcover. 24 issues. Very good housed in very good four cloth clamshell cases with gilt lettered black morocco spine labels. Each issue 26 x 20 cm. Limited edition, one of 650 copies on Papier Velin Blanc des Papeteries Johannot. Black and white and color illustrations vary issue to issue. Complete list follows: 1. Carlegle (dessin reprod., enrichi d'un croquis original ). 2. Ch. Martin (bois original). 3. J. Hemard (pl. rehaussee au pochoir, enrichi de 5 l.a.s. au bibliophile Achille Lefebvre ). 4. J.-E. Laboureur (burin original). 5. Hermann Paul (dessin reprod.). 6. P. Brissaud (aquatinte originale). 7. M. Meheut (dessin reprod.). 8. S. Sauvage (eau-forte originale). 9. Dignimont (dessin reprod.). 10. G. Barbier (gravure en couleurs). 11. Lobel-Riche (gravure originale). 12. A.E. Marty (gravure originale). 13. G. Belot (aquarelle originale). 14. A. Brouet (eau-forte originale). 15. Simeon (dessin original a l'encre de Chine et gouache blanche). 16. Berthold Mahn (dessin reprod.). 17. Vertes (eau-forte originale). 18. L. Morin (dessin reprod.). 19. P. Bonnard (dessin reprod.). 20. Chimot (gravure originale). 21. Louis Legrand (dessin reprod.). 22. Jouve (dessin reprod.). 23. Touchet (dessin reprod.). 24. J.-L. Perrichon (dessin reprod.). A few nicks to a few of the issue covers, lacks spine and rear cover to No. 16, and wrapper to No. 6. All issues are complete.

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        Siroco ou le récit nocturne

      Paris, Chez l'auteur, 1933 Petit in-4 (27cm x 22cm) de [7ff.], 96pp. & [2ff.] Tirage à 225 exemplaires dont 65 sur différent Japon et 160 sur vélin de rives. 6 eaux-fortes originales en couleurs au repérage dont 5 à pleine page par Edouard CHIMOT. En feuilles, à couverture imprimée et rempliée sous étui. Cet exemplaire N°150 fait partie des 36 exemplaires spéciaux auxquels a été ajouté une introduction d'Emile Vuillermoz, et, est l'un des 160 tirés sur papier de Rives. Il comporte en outre deux dessins originaux exécutés in-texte aux crayons de couleur par Edouard CHIMOT. Enrichi de deux eaux-fortes originales (épreuve d'essai sur vélin et 5ème état signé) Très bel exemplaire, couverture en très bel état (habile restauration au dos); feuillets en parfait état, frais.

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        Nouvelles recherches archéologiques à Bâmiyân par J. Hackin, avec la collaboration de J. Carl. Mémoires de la Délégation Archéologique Française en Afghanistan, Tome III.

      Paris, Les éditions G. Van Oest, 1933. - In-4, reliure pleine toile beige, titre papier au dos, couvertures conservées, 92 pp, 12 figures in texte, 84 planches réunissant 102 reproductions dont 12 en couleurs sous serpentes légendées. Index, table des figures in texte, table des planches hors texte. Très bonne condition. Premières études effectuées sur ce site situé dans la vallée de Bâmiyân dès 1922, par la Délégation Archéologique Française en Afghanistan. Etude effectuée par Joseph Hackin qui fouillera dans la vallée de Bâmiyân à partir de 1923. Ces ouvrages sont précieux car ils présentent ce site avant les nombreuses déprédations qu'il a connu en raison des conflits armés qui se sont déroulés en Afghanistan (destruction des bouddhas, mitraillage des fresques.). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Trait d'Union sarl.]
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        The Works The Text Of The First Folio With Quarto Variants And A Selection of Modern Readings; Edited by Herbert Farjeon

      London: Nonesuch Press, 1933. leather_bound. Full russet niger morocco. Teg. Near fine. 7 vols. 24 x 15 cm. Limited edition, copy 1248 of 1600 (1050 copies printed for Great Britain and Ireland, and 550 for the USA). One of the most elegant and coveted sets produced by Nonesuch, printed by Walter Lewis at the Cambridge University Press for Nonesuch . Raised bands, spine lettered in gilt, covers with double gilt border fillets, inner dentelles, offsetting of latter to endpapers, owner inscription volume 1 inside front cover paste-down.

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        Testament Of Youth (With a Signed Letter From Shirley Williams )

      The First UK Printing published by Gollancz in 1933. The BOOK is in Very Good++ condition. The correct first issue with orange boards and black titling to the spine. Some sunning to the spine. Slight dustiness and spotting to the text-block. Small neat previous owner's name to upper front blank end-paper. Light spotting to prelims with light toning to the page edges. Mild vertical crease to front blank end paper. A tight copy. NO Wrapper. Accompanied by a typed letter on 'House of Commons' headed paper (dated 24th 1976) and flat signed 'Shirley Williams'. Shirley Williams ( Now Baroness Williams) is the daughter of Vera Brittain. In the latter Shirley Williams discusses reasons for her mother's 'eclipse' and her thinking about the reprinting of 'Testament of Youth': '....and I assure you that I will certainly do what I can to try to keep my mother's work alive...'. Clearly back in 1976 , 'Testament of Youth' was out of print!. A major WW1 title and highly collectible

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        Original corrected typescript page from the manuscript of "Colonel Weatherford and His Friends"

      New York: published by The Derrydale Press, 1933. 1 vols. 8vo. A few marginal wrinkles, but essentially fine. Accompanied by a printed card reading: "A page from the original manuscript of COLONEL WEATHERFORD AND HIS FRIENDS by Gordon Grand". Custom half morocco slipcase and chemise. 1 vols. 8vo. The original typescript of the first page of "Colonel Weatherford's Colossal Failure", from "Colonel Weatherford and His Friends", Grand's second book, after "The Silver Horn". With a number of manuscript corrections in ink by the author. At least one complete manuscript of Grand's exists, for one of his little Christmas books, but for some as yet undetermined reason, manuscript or typescript pages from his major books are almost never seen. A RARE AND ATTRACTIVE DERRYDALE ITEM. Siegel 69; Frazier G-7-a. From the collection of Eugene V. Connett, III, proprietor of The Derrydale Press

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        Levi's Round-Up of Cowboy Lore

      Monterey, CA.: Jo Mora Publications.. Copyright date on map is 1933. Published ca. 1970.. Color poster, 38 x 25 inches (97 x 64 cm). Very good condition; soft creasing at edges from rolling. This advertising poster for Levi's jeans featured the artwork of Jo Mora's 1933 carte "The Evolution of the Cowboy" with the addition of Levi's logos. All the character of the distinctive work of Jo Mora is here with vignette illustrations of the dress of different cowboys (with commentary: eg. "modern show type. very doggy chaps..."), the evolution of the saddle etc. A decorative, instructive and amusing work of art! There is more than one edition of this Levi's advertising poster, this being a later 1960s or 1970 version with the Levi's branding in a red banner in an off-white box, with zip code address beneath. .

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        The Debt-Deflation Theory of Great Depressions.

      [Menasha, Wisconsin], The Econometric Society, 1933. Royal8vo. In a contemporary black half calf binding with gilt lettering to spine. In "Econometrica", Vol. 1, 1933. Entire volume offered. Light wear to extremities and small stamp to title-page. A fine copy. Pp. 339-357. [Entire volume: (4), 448 pp.]. First edition of Fisher's seminal work in which he introduced the concept of 'Debt deflation': a theory of economic cycles that holds that recessions and depressions are due to the overall level of debt shrinking (deflating): the credit cycle is the cause of the economic cycle.The theory was developed by Irving Fisher following the Wall Street Crash of 1929 and the ensuing Great Depression. The debt deflation theory was familiar to John Maynard Keynes prior to Fisher's discussion of it, but he found it lacking in comparison to what would become his theory of liquidity preference. The theory, however, has enjoyed a resurgence of interest since the 1980s, both in mainstream economics and in the heterodox school of post-Keynesian economics, and has subsequently been developed by such post-Keynesian economists as Hyman Minsky and Steve Keen and by the mainstream economist Ben Bernanke. "During the Great Depression, observing the catastrophes of the world around him, which he shared personally, Fisher came to quite a different theory of the business cycle from the simple monetarist version he had espoused earlier. This was his 'Debt-deflation theory of depression', summarized in the first volume of Econometrica, the organ of the international society he helped to found. The essential features are that debt-financed Schumpeterian innovation fuel a boom, followed by a recession between excessive real debt burdens and deflation. Note the contrast to the Pigou real balance effect, according to which prices declines are the benign mechanism that restores full-employment equilibrium. The realism is all on Fisher's side. This theory of Fisher's has room for the monetary and credit cycles of which he earlier complained, and for the perversely pro-cyclical real interest rate movements mentioned above."

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        Winner Take Nothing

      Charles Scibner's Sons, New York, 1933 Scarce first edition, A stated on copyright page with Scribner's seal. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Original price of $2.00 printed on front flap of dust jacket. Jacket has some chipping and rubbing along edges and at spine ends, and a closed tear along spine edge. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

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        Nogaku Komenshu. Onshi Kyoto Hakubutsukan Tokubetsu Tenkan

      Unpaginated (6) pp. title and introductory matter, including list of exhibited works, accompanying 57 plates (3 in superb color) showing excellent photographs of dramatic Noh masks, most from the collections of private individuals (mainly patriarchs of Noh acting families) and a few held by National museums. Folio. Paper-covered boards, tie-bound, covers sl. rubbed, housed in later cloth case (worn). Kyoto (Onshi Kyoto Hakubutsukan) 1933. A superbly printed work, published shortly after a major exhibition at the Kyoto Imperial Museum in 1930.

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        ELGAR HIS LIFE AND WORKS, LIMITED SIGNED EDITION

      London, G. Bell & Sons Ltd, 1933.. LIMITED SIGNED EDITION 1933, 2 VOLUMES IN ONE. 20 COPIES ONLY, OF WHICH THIS IS COPY NO 11. SIGNED BY SIR EDWARD ELGAR, BASIL MAINE, ADRIAN C. BOULT, W. H. REED AND SIR LANDON RONALDS. SIGNATURE OF THE AUTHOR (pasted in) AND THAT OF ADRIAN BOULT ARE ON THE FIRST FREE ENDPAPER PLUS NOTES BY THE AUTHOR ABOUT WHERE AND WHEN THE SIGNATURES WERE OBTAINED. All signatures in ink. Bell's Musical Publications, general editor Adrian C. Boult. Approximately 225 x 145 mm, 9 x 5½ inches, 2 frontispieces, 5 illustrations, 1 folding, some musical notation in the text of Volume 2, pages: Volume 1, xv, 282 including Appendix, Volume 2, 317 including Appendix plus ix pages of index, general title page to the 2 Volumes, no separate title page is called for in Volume 2. Bound in publisher's quarter vellum with gilt lettering to spine, purple linen boards separated by a vertical gilt rule, gilt top edge. Spine lightly browned and dusty, covers and corners have edge wear with very slight loss of linen, inner paper hinge cracked, limitation page foxed, rear free endpaper foxed, occasional very light foxing to margins otherwise a very good copy. W.H. Reed composer and leader of the London Symphony for 23 years was a long standing friend of Sir Edward Elgar, author of Elgar As I Knew Him (1936), in which he goes into great detail about the genesis of the Violin Concerto in B minor. Sir Adrian Cedric Boult, famous conductor, Sir Landon Ronald, conductor and composer was also closely associated with the music of Edward Elgar but since they both worked for the same record company, Ronald only recorded one of Elgar's works, the "Coronation March", on 7 March 1935, a year after Elgar's death. He was the pianist in the first performance of Elgar's Violin Sonata in E minor in 1919, with W.H. Reed the violinist. Above Elgar's signature and just below the limitation statement and after his printed name he has written "Who knows nothing of the contents". MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Simon Lissim.

      Paris, Editions du Cygne, 1933. In-4, 112-(6) pp., reliure de l'époque demi-chagrin à coins, couverture et dos conservés (dos très légèrement passé). Tirage de luxe limité à 105 exemplaires numérotés, ici un des 100 pur fil Lafuma. Bien complet des 40 planches. * Art russe * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s).* Frais de port en sus. * 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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        "Manteau de pluie".

      1933 1Gouache, aquarelle, mine de plomb, rehauts d'argent, daté en haut à gauche, 1933, 24 x 32 cm. Dessin préparatoire pour la revue de Roger Ferreol, aux Capucines "à la Bonhome [sic]" le 23.12.33. Très charmante illustration, le manteau couleur de pluie habille une femme couleur de printemps : larges carreaux rose et vert tendre, chapeau en pot de fleur, canne fleurie, et léger sourire mutin.

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        Paris De Nuit.

      Arts et Métiers Graphiques,, Paris: 1933 - Brassai's acclaimed masterpiece, "Paris de Nuit" published by Arts et Métiers Graphiques, Paris in 1933. Writing in "The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century," Andrew Roth wrote ".with 62 rich full-page photogravures capturing his unforgettable "social fantastic" vision of Paris, "Paris de Nuit" combines the luxe and the louche. Its graphic design is sophisticated and its photogravure reproductions so rich that the sooty blacks still look like they'll rub off the page. Paul Morand, novelist, diplomat, and, later, persona non grata for his collaboration with the Vichy government, gets the cover's most prominent credit for his essay here, but Brassaï's photos are the book's real meat. Brassaï became a master at drawing luminosity from the darkness. [This work has] lost none of its dark glamour or film noir grit". "The book created a sensation when it was published; many pictures from the series were deemed too risqué and were not exhibited or published for decades, until the 1976 sequel, "The Secret Paris of the 1930s." The first book set [Brassaï] on a lucrative and prolific career" (McDarrah, 55). Measuring approximately 10 x 8 inches, the book is wire spiral bound in photographically illustrated fragile wrappers. The condition of the book is very good with a corner creased on the back and slightly rubbed corner tips to the covers and some internal corners near the spiral wire. There is no foxing or signs of previous ownership. Overall, this is a highly desirable copy of a notoriously fragile masterpiece that is rarely found in this condition. Cited in all three reference works on photobooks: "The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century" by Andrew Roth, "The Photobook: A History" by Parr and Badger, and "The Open Book" by Andrew Roth. Royal 8vo, photographic endpapers,10pp text, 62 full page gravure plates. Parr & Badger I, 134; Roth, p. 76. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Mask of Fu Manchu -by Sax Rohmer -a Signed Copy

      New York, NY: N.Y. / New York: A L Burt, 1932 (actually Likely 1933 or 1934 ). 1st Burt Edition, First Printing , 1933. -----------hardcover, a solid Good copy, yellow cloth with black lettering on front board and black lettering and design on spine, some soiling to the yellow boards, age toning to the spine, short tear along the spine but still very much attached and intact, in an attractive Good dustjacket with some chips and tears, tape repair on rear panel, tape reinforcement on front and verso of jacket at tips and folds, some sunning to the spine, looks really quite nice overall as the jacket retains the cover art used on the 1st edition, signed and inscribed "To John with love from Sax:, Rohmer seemed to sign a lot of material using the word love, as well this has been signed with the letter S in SAX having the two vertical lines through it so it looks like a dollar sign, if you're going to have a signed Sax Rohmer in your collection you have to want it to be a FU MANCHU story, quite rare signed, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. Illus. by John Richard Flanagan Cover Art .

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        LONDRES.

      1933Paris, Plon «La Palatine», 1933. In-8 (142 X 217) broché ; 334 pages. Exemplaire à toutes marges. Manque de papier en queue du dos. ÉDITION ORIGINALE Tirage limité à 2726 exemplaires, celui-ci UN des 108 numérotés sur HOLLANDE (n° H. 60).ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE signé sur le premier feuillet blanc : «à Michel Déon, quand l'Angleterre était vivante... Paul Morand». PLAISANT EXEMPLAIRE provenant de la bibliothèque de Michel DÉON. PLEASANT COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST.

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        Le somnambule

      Paris, Editions des Cahiers Libres, 1933 In-8 (20,2cm x 15,5cm) de 133pp. Tirage à 531 exemplaires numérotés dont 10 sur Japon, 20 Hollande & 501 Vélin omnia. Seuls les 30 exemplaires de tête comportent une héliogravure de Salvador DALI d'après un dessin de 1922 intitulé "L'illusion et la fantaisie". Edition originale. Broché, à couverture rempliée et imprimée. Un des 20 exemplaires sur Hollande, celui-ci N°12. Très bel exemplaire, couverture en parfait état, intérieur bien frais, une légère ombre sur la page de justification.

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        Tanamono shusei

      Yamanaka Shokai 1933 - 1 portfolio ([2] leaves, 100 leaves of plates : 100 illustrations) ; 33 cm; also including the explanatory booklet by Issai Sosen issued with main work ( 45 p. on double leaves: 27 cm.) Showa 8. A survey of Japanese tables, stands and chests, a beautiful printing, old library mark on outside of case. Text in Japanese. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Farrington Fine Asian Books]
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        Guiones n° 2 - (Paris 5 de Marzo 1930) Encuadernación original. Editado en Montevideo 1933.

      Grupo de Arte Constructivo 1933 - Material de incalculable valor y muy difícil ubicación. For major safety in your decision of purchase, we send (free of charge) a video demonstration of the conservation status of the book. Pour une plus grande sécurité dans votre décision d'achat, nous envoyons (sur demande et gratuitement) un vidéo de démonstration de l'état de conservation du livre. Para mayor seguridad en su decisión de compra, le enviamos (a solicitud y sin cargo) un video de demostración del estado de conservación del ejemplar. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Arthur Rackham Fairy Book, The

      London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1933. - Arthur Rackham's 'Old Favourites of the Nursery'RACKHAM, Arthur. The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book. A book of old favourites with new illustrations. London: George G. Harrap & Co., [1933].Limited to 460 numbered copies, signed by the artist (of which this is number 240). Octavo (9 x 6 in; 228 x 150 mm). 288 pp. Eight full-page color plates and sixty drawings in black and white.Publisher's vellum over boards, ruled and lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Gold and white pictorial endpapers. A fine copy in the original slightly worn, gray cardboard slipcase with matching limitation number.".with the Hans Andersen maybe mentioned The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book, undertaken in the same propitious mood and published in the following year. The illustrations were all new, though it was not the first time, as Rackham admitted in his preface, that he had illustrated several of these old favourites of the nursery, 'in the thirty years and more that my work has led me through enchanted lands'. The Fairy Tales include:Hop-O'-My-ThumbDick WittingtonJack and the BeanstalkBeauty and the BeastThe Story of Sindbad the SailorJack the Giant-KillerThe Ugly DucklingThe Princess and the PeaBlue BeardThe Story of Aladdin, or The Wonderful LampThe Sleeping BeautyThe Three BearsAli BabaCinderellaPuss in BootsThe Emporer's New ClothesLittle Red Riding-HoodHansel and GrethelLatimore and Haskell, p. 69. Derek Hudon, Arthur Rackham, p. 134. Riall, p. 182. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        The Farmer's Year ( In Wonderful Condition )

      The First UK printing published by Collins in 1933. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. Large,oblong folio with 12 wonderful full page wood engravings and 7 vignettes plus initial letters and patterned endpapers. Original gilt titled green cloth. The spine and top and bottom edges are faded and lightly rubbed as commonly found. Some mild staining to the lower front and rear covers (see images). Internally the book is very clean and free from inscriptions. Mild spotting in a few places but the plates remain clean. Wonderful decorated endpapers copying the dustjacket design. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ or better condition. It has mild toning, edge wear, rubbing with minor loss and nicks in places (See photos). Large closed tear at the lower front panel extending from spine fold. However, this comes together well and is barely noticeable in the removable Brodart archival cover. A very scarce title to find in the original first issue wrapper in such condition. Housed in a custom slipcase with ribbon tie. Clare Leighton's masterpiece. Collectible

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        LE CORSET DANS L'ART ET LES MOEURS DU XIIIe AU XXe SIÈCLE.

      Paris 1933. Bross. orig. con sovr. e bella cust., caratt. oro, cm 38x28, pp 178 di t., 76 tavv f.t. cop. da veline, di queste 38 sono impr. su cartonc. con 14 splendid. color. e 173 ill. b/n nel t. di cui 119 riproduc. fedelm., al tratto, mod. di corsetti di v. epoche. 9 fac simile di docum. Ediz. numer. di 800 esempl., il ns è il n° 723. Buon esempl., in parte a pagine ancora chiuse.

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        The Great War [In Original Fortnightly parts]

      London (1933-34): George Newnes. First Edition. Original Wraps. In the 26 original fortnightly parts, illustrated with photographs, drawings and maps. Quarto; bound in original pictorial wrappers, printed in blue, black and white. On front wraps of parts 1 through 21 is printed "To be completed in about 24 fortnightly parts." On front wraps of parts 22 through 26 is printed "To be concluded in twenty-six parts." Part 26 contains the final pages of chapter XCVIII, the last chapter of the work, as well as the errata, about 40 pages of appendices, an index and various graphs referred to in the previous parts. A very good set with light wear to some parts, more to part 1. Beautifully presented in a pair of custom blue quarter leather clamshell boxes.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        THE HERALD OF COMING GOOD; First Appeal to Contemporary Humanity

      Paris: La Society Anonyme des Editions de L'Quest, 1933. First printing. Spine missing and covers loose, otherwise good condition; Registration blanks missing but stub, numbered 654 present and filled in by orignal owner.. Original suede covered paper covers; Two pages of Registration blanks, numbered 997, intact; From the collection of Jessmin and Dushka Howarth; 89 pages.

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        Bygdehistorie (I-II). - Bruks og slektshistorie (I-IV). 6 bind. Utgitt av Nes Historielag ved ...,

      1933-44 + 1990-2004. Stor 8vo. 368, XII; (369-1047), XVIII s. + 699; 890; 876; 704 s. Illustr., enkelte plansjer i farger og s/h., kart og foldekart. Origb., første binds første og annen del (I, I-II) med skinnrygg. Annet binds første del (II, I) litt løs i indre falser. Alt som er utgitt.

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        Winnie The Pooh

      Methuen, London 1933 - dark green cloth covered boards; single rule border on front cover in gilt; lettering in gilt on spine; vignettes of Christopher Robin and Pooh Bear on front cover in gilt; all gilt is brilliant; yellow pictorial dust jacket with several illustrations in black; lettering in black on spine; Illustrated throughout by E. H. Shepard; pale green illustrated front and rear end papers in map form of the Hundred Acre Wood; spine is square; hinges are tight; no shelf wear rubbing to book or jacket; t.e.g.; 158 pp; Size: Small 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Reeve & Clarke Fine Books (ABAC / ILAB)]
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        AH KING. SIX STORIES

      William Heinemann Ltd (1933), London - INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper to actor Rex Harrison: "For/Rex/from/Willie/W. Somerset Maugham." Harrison's most famous role was as Professor Henry Higgins in MY FAIR LADY. In 1990 he was appearing on Broadway in THE CIRCLE by Maugham, opposite Glynis Johns, when he fell ill. It was discovered that he had pancreatic cancer but had been unaware of it, and he died peacefully three weeks later at the age of 82. Slight fraying along the rear edge of the spine. Very Good, lacking the dustwrapper, with a fine presentation [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Ah King.

      William Heinemann Ltd., London 1933 - London: William Heinemann Ltd., 1933. This edition of "Ah King" numbered and signed by the author, is limited to 175 copies, for sale in Great Briatin and Ireland. This is no.60. pp.(8), 339, (5). Tan cloth with black label to spine with gilt lettering, gilt author's symbol to front board. T.e.g. With brown slipcase. Boards and spine sunned especially at spine. Fore and bottom edges and e.ps.light foxing. Slip case torn at upper hinge and repaired at the bottom. 22.7x15.2cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ogawa Tosho,Ltd. ABAJ, ILAB]
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