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        EARLY AMERICAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS

      - REFERENCE. EARLY AMERICAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS. Portland: Southworth Press 1933. Large 4to, (7 3/4 x 10 1/2"), leather backed pictorial boards, 354p., Fine in slip case (case solid but shows signs of wear, overall VG). LIMITED TO ONLY 585 COPIES SIGNED BY ROSENBACH. This is a detailed bibliography of Rosenbach's personal collection that is now at the Free Library of Philadelphia, with several illustrations hand-colored after the originals. This is an essential reference book for collectors of earlier children's books. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Il y a une volupté dans la douleur, illustrations de Paul-Louis Guilbert, Paris, Cercle Parisien du Livre, 1933.

      1 vol. in-4° rel. demi maroquin vert - Dos lisse auteur et titre dorés, deux filets dorés verticaux interrompus en décor. Plats décorés d'une reliure parcheminée avec incrustation d'un rectangle de lézard rose, filets dorés horizontaux, tête dorée (Reliure de Lucie Edgar Faure), VII + 128 p. + 22 planches hors-texte en couleurs. Exemplaire enrichi d'une décomposition d'une planche en 5 états dont deux avec remarques, d'une eau-forte signée, d'une aquarelle signée et d'un dessin préparatoire sur calque signé de Paul-Louis Guilbert. Belle Iconographie colorée de paysages méditerranéens. Tirage total à 132 exemplaires sur BFK Rives - Celui-ci nominatif. Quelques rares petites rousseurs se disséminent inégalement sur l'ensemble de l'ouvrage plus concentrées sur les gardes et les tranches sinon très bel exemplaire.

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        CIBA ZEITSCHRIFT. Nummer 1 (Sept. 1933, 1. Jahrgang) bis Nummer 132 ( Dez. 1952), in 11 Bänden. Ciba-Zeitschrift Wehr Nummer 50 (1951) bis 101 (1963) Band 5 bis Band 9. 5 Bänden.

      Basel,1933-1963, 240x160mm,Halbperkalin. Erhaltenen Abdeckungen. Bibliothek Stempel, Typenschild auf der Rückseite. Guter Zustand.S/W Photographien,

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        The Autogiro and How to Fly It

      London: Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons, 1933.. First Edition. Octavo, pp. xiii, 82, 24 of adverts. In publisher's blue cloth with gilt titles to spine and upper board. Numerous illustrations; both photographic and line drawings. With a foreword by Juan de la Cierva, the Spanish engineer who built autogiros in the UK in conjunction with Avro. After service with the Royal Flying Corps, and later with the Royal Air Force, Brie took employment with the Cierva Autogiro Company as a test pilot and demonstrator, showing the capabilities of the the Autogiro to the public and trade figures. In 1933 he was convicted of "low and dangerous flying" in an autogiro over the Kingston Bypass road, and in 1935 he became the first pilot to land and take off in a rotorcraft from a ship at sea. Some dustiness to the top edge, light spotting to the edges. Cloth shows some slight rubbing to extremities with the gilt to the spine slightly rubbed and dulled, small white mark to bottom of spine. Some bumping to the corner and to the head cap. A very good copy of a devilishly scarce title.

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        Archive relating to Marlborough

      1933 - CHURCHILL, Winston. Archive of material relating to Marlborough: His Life and Times. London and other locations, 1933-38. Twenty-nine typed signed letters on 34 sheets, 2 of which measure 5 by 8 inches and the remaining of which measure 8 by 10 inches. WITH: Galley proof, measuring 10 by 14 inches. WITH: Map leaves, notes, typed carbon contents leaf, secretarially signed letters, and page-proof corrections, most measuring 8 by 10 inches. WITH: 10 telegrams from Churchill of varying dimensions. Housed together in a black binder and a custom clamshell box. $98,500.An exceptional rarity: large archive of material relating to the editing and publishing of Churchill's Marlborough: His Life and Times, comprising 29 typed letters signed from Churchill, nearly all to his notorious proofreader, C.C. Wood, together with a galley proof page with corrections in Churchill's hand and other materials. John Churchill, the first Duke of Marlborough, started his court service as a page during the reign of Charles II and ended it as Master-General of the Ordnance of the English army under George I. He served under five sovereigns, distinguished himself on the battlefield and as a diplomat, and was once even imprisoned in the Tower of London for treason. Handsome and charming"" Lord Chesterfield described him as "irresistible to either man or woman"" Marlborough's military strategy led the Duke of Wellington to say that he could "conceive nothing greater than Marlborough at the head of an English army." Future prime minister Winston Churchill, who was named after Marlborough's father and was the nephew of the Eighth Duke of Marlborough, wrote this history of his famous ancestor to refute earlier criticisms of Marlborough by the historian Thomas Babington Macaulay. "Though it was a commissioned work, Churchill would not have invested nearly a million words and ten years had it not had special significance for him. For he wrote about a man who was not only his ancestor, an invincible general, the first of what became the Spencer-Churchill dukes of Marlborough, and a maker of modern Britain, but also a supreme example of heroism in the two vocations which mainly interested Churchill and in which ultimate triumph seemed to have eluded him"" politics and war making" (Wiedhorn, 110). "It may be his greatest book. To understand the Churchill of the Second World War, the majestic blending of his commanding English with historical precedent, one has to read Marlborough. Only in its pages can one glean an understanding of the root of the speeches which inspired Britain to stand when she had little to stand with" (Langworth, 164). "The scholarship seems formidable, as in no other of his works. Picking his way through conflicting testimony and evaluations, Churchill, while leaning on William Coxe's 1818 biography of the duke, carefully weighs each writer's reliability. Yet the tone is not as detached as might be expected from an academic historian". Marlborough, with his broad European view and his apparent sense of Britain's imperial destiny, is the fulcrum, and all the other characters, parties, and issues take their places accordingly". the literati hostile to Marlborough"" Pope, Swift, Thackeray, Macaulay"" are harshly expelled from the witness stand" (Wiedhorn, 113-114). This archive of correspondence highlights both Churchill's meticulousness as a writer and editor and his relationship with his editor Charles Wood. Although Charles Wood first worked with Churchill on his book Marlborough in the 1930's, he was hired full-time in 1948 to proofread Churchill's massive multi-volume work-in-progress, The Second World War, joining Churchill's literary staff of secretaries (who typed on silent typewriters as Churchill dictated), research assistants, and advisors. Wood became "an essential member of the team and no error escaped his eye" (Gilbert VIII: 344). "The main addition to Churchill's literary entourage in 1948 was Charles Wood"" a retired proofreader w [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Le Avventure de Pinocchio su dischi Durium. Il capolavoro del Collodi presentato per la prima volta, sceneggiato, parlato e cantato su 18 dischi Durium infrangibili. Adattamento di A. Airoldi e G. Cantini. Commenti musicali di M. Mariotti. Scenari e figure di Attilio.

      Compagnia Durium su concessione della casa R. Bemporad, 1933. Set di 18 dischi custoditi in 9 doppie custodie profusamente illustrate da Attilio Mussino, a loro volta conservate in una bella scatola (cm 27x26) di cartone, anch'essa brillantemente illustrata a colori. All'interno di ogni coppia di dischi vi è poi un pieghevole di due pagine in cui, solo sul recto, sono raffigurante delle figure che erano destinate ad essere ritagliate dal bambino e disposte sullo sfondo delle custodie a mo' di teatrino. Indice dei dischi al verso della copertina. Il tutto in perfetto stato di conservazione.Le illustrazioni del Mussino, che seguono ovviamente la progressione degli eventi, hanno anche la particolarità di incorporare l'immagine del disco Durium all'interno della scena, sulla copertina della sesta puntata, per esempio, il disco è effigiato a mo' di sole che tramonta sul mare, mentre Pinocchio vola via cavalcando una colomba.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Govi Alberto]
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        Aspects de Lyon par Blanc et Demilly (10 fascicules).

      Edition de la Société des Amis de Guignol, Lyon, 1933, 10 fascicules sous chemises à rabats numérotées, réunis dans une chemise cartonnée toilée tenue par un un ruban que ferme une boucle métallique, in-folio de 380x285 mm environ, contenant chacun 12 reproductions sous serpentes légendées, en héliogravure de photographies de Blanc et Demilly, ornés d'une photographie en couverture, non paginés, complet de 121 photos. Cette édition en 10 albums contenant chacun douze vues, a été tirées à 500 exemplaires numérotés (N° 175), par Braun à Mulhouse et Audin de Lyon. La premier volume contient un feuillet avec le titre, le faux-titre et une préface de Justin Godard. Le dernier volume contient une 13ème photographie (portrait du Président Herriot) et la justification du tirage. Serpentes insolées, quelques unes avec de petites rousseurs, sinon bon état. Rare. Théo Blanc, Antoine Demilly, Justin Godard. Merci de nous contacter à l'avance si vous souhaitez consulter une référence au sein de notre librairie.

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        Les amours d'un poète

      Paris, Les bibliophiles Franco-Suisses, 1933 In-4 (27cm x 21cm) de [6ff.], 237pp. & [8ff.] 42 pointes sèches par Georges Robert. Tiré à 110 exemplaires sur vélin, celui-ci n°14 imprimé pour Monsieur Vincens Bouguereau. Demi maroquin à coins, bordés d'un filet doré, dos à 4 nerfs, auteur et titre frappé or, tête dorée, couvertures et dos conservés (Marot-Rodde). Très bel exemplaire, reliure et intérieur en parfait état. Ex-Libris : Vincens Bougereau. Relié in-fine le menu et un fac-similé de Louis Barthou.

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        Ulysse

      1933. Les cahiers du journal des poètes, Paris 1933, 14x19,5cm, broché. - Les cahiers du journal des poètes, Paris 1933, 14x19,5cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una delle 500 copie numerate in piuma, il nostro non giustificato, solo carta di grandi dimensioni autografo prezioso firmato fondani ad A (ndre) Rolland Reneville. Piccoli morsi non sono gravi. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 500 exemplaires numérotés sur Featherweight, le nôtre non justifié, seuls grands papiers. Précieux envoi autographe daté et signé de Benjamin Fondane à A(ndré) Rolland de Renéville. Petites piqûres sans gravité.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        JAHRBUCH FÜR PHOTOGRAPHIE UND REPRODUKTIONSTECHNIK

      Halle-S.R.: W. Knapp, 1933. First editions. 8vos., variable paginations. 31 volumes. Bound in cloth, or quarter leather and cloth. Most volumes show some degree of damage from moisture, and most are from the reference library of Ilford Limited and bear stamps throughout. Several bindings have been expertly repaired. Illustrated with halftones and mounted photographs and various photomechanical plates. A good set. This publication, edited by Josef Maria Eder, is also known as Eder's Jahrbuch, Jahrbuch fur Photographie und Reproduktionsverfahren, and Jahrbuch fur Photographie, Kinematographie und Reproduktionsverfahren. This near complete run is comprised of volumes from 1889-90, 1892-1929 (years 1921-1927 in 3 volumes, years 1928-1929 in 2 volumes).Duplicate volumes are available. Please inquire.

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        JAHRBUCH FÃœR PHOTOGRAPHIE UND REPRODUKTIONSTECHNIK

      Halle-S.R.: W. Knapp, 1933. First editions. 8vos., variable paginations. 31 volumes. Bound in cloth, or quarter leather and cloth. Most volumes show some degree of damage from moisture, and most are from the reference library of Ilford Limited and bear stamps throughout. Several bindings have been expertly repaired. Illustrated with halftones and mounted photographs and various photomechanical plates. A good set. This publication, edited by Josef Maria Eder, is also known as Eder's Jahrbuch, Jahrbuch fur Photographie und Reproduktionsverfahren, and Jahrbuch fur Photographie, Kinematographie und Reproduktionsverfahren. This near complete run is comprised of volumes from 1889-90, 1892-1929 (years 1921-1927 in 3 volumes, years 1928-1929 in 2 volumes). Duplicate volumes are available. Please inquire.

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        JAHRBUCH FÜR PHOTOGRAPHIE UND REPRODUKTIONSTECHNIK

      W. Knapp, Halle-S.R. 1933 - 8vos., variable paginations. 31 volumes. Bound in cloth, or quarter leather and cloth. Most volumes show some degree of damage from moisture, and most are from the reference library of Ilford Limited and bear stamps throughout. Several bindings have been expertly repaired. Illustrated with halftones and mounted photographs and various photomechanical plates. A good set. This publication, edited by Josef Maria Eder, is also known as Eder's Jahrbuch, Jahrbuch fur Photographie und Reproduktionsverfahren, and Jahrbuch fur Photographie, Kinematographie und Reproduktionsverfahren. This near complete run is comprised of volumes from 1889-90, 1892-1929 (years 1921-1927 in 3 volumes, years 1928-1929 in 2 volumes).Duplicate volumes are available. Please inquire. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Liste des Grands Vins Fins (18 Annual Catalogues)

      1933 - MAISON NICOLAS. Liste des Grands Vins Fins. [Paris]: (Draeger Frères), 1933-1971. Eighteen volumes. Quarto (varying sizes), original flexible paper covers (some spiral-bound). Housed in two custom red clamshell boxes. $4200.First editions of these wonderfully illustrated annual wine lists from Maison Nicolas, with cover designs and illustrations by such leading French painters as Saint-André, Latour and Minaux."From 1928 to 1973, Nicolas has recognized the synergy between wine and art by commissioning such great painters as Derain, Van Dongen and Buffet to illustrate its catalogues of fine vintages." "Now we start getting closer to the basis of Nicolas' success. Prime vineyard sites, only old vines"" 35 years minimum but typically much older"" and growers who work in an organic or even biodynamic way". Of course, there is no fining and (unless absolutely necessary) no filtration and even the bottling is done at the wane of the moon" (Burgundy Report). This collection of 18 Maison Nicolas wine catalogues between the years 1933 and 1971, with their commissioned artistic covers and text illustrations, not only records the vinyard's annual offerings, but represents a contemporary French popular taste in art"" Latour, Saint-André, Gischia, Limouse, Caillard, Humblot, Midy, Guiramand, Minaux, Lorjou and Sarthou. Generally fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Those Were The Days.

      Printed in Perth by Barclay & Sharland, MCMXXXIII (1933) - First Edition; 4to; pp. 299; illustrated endpapers, 86 pages b/w plates, b/w sketch illustrations, folding map at rear; original half leather with title lettered in gilt on spine and front, green cloth boards, author's inscription to title page, light silverfish damage to back, wear to edges of boards, light marks to spine, minor flecking to first few pages and minor marks to endpapers, light flecking to page edges, otherwise a very good copy. Specially bound presentation copy inscribed by the author.

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        CHACUN SA MAISON

      CHEM. PERE CASTOR. CHACUN SA MAISON par G. Deffontaines et P. Faucher [Pere Castor]. Paris: Flammarion, 1933. Oblong 4to (9 x 8 1/4"), flexible pictorial card covers, unused and As New. 1st edition. There are 2 pages of text describing the game followed by 36 cards with bright color lithos by Russian Emigre artist CHEM [Pavlovitch Chemetov] on one side, and with 8-10 lines of educational text on the verso. The cards are divided into groups of 4 (a child, an animal, a mode of transportation and a house) from which each player matches a story to one of 4 characters: Eskimos, Native Americans, Africans and Arabs. Rare.

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        Americains D'Amerique__Traduit ce l'anglais par la Baronne J. Seilliere et Bernard Fay, Preface de Bernard Fay

      Librairie Stock. PAPERBACK. buff wraps with red borders and black lettering 260 pp # 244 of 2200 printed first French edition . . Very Good. 1933.

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        The Life of Confucius. Chinese Lian Huan Hua Picture Book.

      Shanghai: Kuang Hsueh Publishing House 1933 - Octavo, 19*12.1cm, 118p(2+4+4+105+2). UNDATED but previous owner dated Canton, 31 December, 1933 on front free endpaper. Accordingly, book published no later than 1933. Extremely rare, probably one of the earliest Chinese comics ever published in China. Text in the English language. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Untersuchungen zur römischen Reichsprägung des zweiten Jahrhunderts, Teil II (2): Die Reichsprägung zur Zeit des Hadrian,

      Stuttgart, W. Kohlhammer, 1933,. 4°, VIII, 210 Textseiten, 28 Ausklappseiten ('Katalog') sowie XX Tafelseiten mit über 1.000 s/w-Münzabbildungen, schwarzer Halbleineneinband mit aufmontiertem Rückenschild der original Broschur und schönen Musterpapierbezügen, das Rückenschild etwas fleckig, im Buch gelegentlich wenige (und gut radierbare) kenntnissreiche Bleistift-Unterstreichungen und Randmarginalien des Altphilologen Hildebrecht Hommel, sonst aber ein gutes, sauberes Exemplar (mü-K) Beiliegend die Trauerkarte zum Tode des Autors Paul L. Strack. Auf dem vorderen Innendeckel das schöne Exlibris von H. Hommel.

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        Architectonische Denkmäler der Altmark Brandenburg. In malerischen Anlichten aufgenommen von J. H. Strack und F. E. Meÿerheim, mit erläuterndem Text von Dr. F. Kugler. Lithographirt von F. E. Meÿerheim.

      Berlin, L. Sachse & Co, 1833. 1933 - In-folio cartonnage postérieur muet, couv. conservée, [10] pp., 20 planches d'architectures en lithographie par F.E. Meyerheim. Mors, coupes et coins un peu frottés. rousseurs éparses dans le texte, n'atteignant par ailleurs que 3 planches, rare exemplaire en état très correct. Ouvrage majeur de ce peintre allemand Friedrich Eduard Meyerheim (1808-1879) : "Das schöne Werke, das dem Kronprinzen gewidmet war, würdigte erstmals die Eigenart märkischer Backsteinarchitektur und war aufgrund detailgetreuer Darstellung eine bedeutende Kunsttopographische Leistung, die das Augenmerk weiter Kreise der oberen Baubehörden und des preussischen Königshauses auf die altmärkischen Denkmale lenkte.". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ports

      Edition illustrated with 33 original photographs under curve of Charles Koechlin, Biot and Daniel John Morene. Covers illustrated with photographs. A slight tear glued Length of the first flat, small traces of minor friction on the joints. Pleasant inner state. Collection Formosa-Veritas Paris 1933 18x24cm broché

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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.  

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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]

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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".

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        Nus [cover title]: La Beaute de la femme

      1933 - MASCLET, Daniel. Nus. La beauté de la femme. Paris: Daniel Masclet, (1933). Quarto, original cream stiff paper wrappers. $1500.First edition of the influential collection of female nudes assembled by French photographer Masclet to commemorate the landmark 1933 Paris International Salon of Nude Photography, with 96 rich full-page heliogravures, including Man Ray's "Violon d'Ingres" and "Solarisation," along with images by Moholy-Nagy, Franti?ek Drtikol, Emil Hoppé, Pierre Boucher, Maurice Beck, Jean Moral and others. Scarce in original wrappers."The depiction of the human being was a central theme of photography during a period of social change" in the early 1930s (Open Book, 15). Masclet's innovative volume of 96 female nudes highlights the work of figures such as Man Ray, "the main Surrealist photographer" (Parr & Badger I:87), seen here in his "Violon d'Ingres," and "Solarisation," the latter featured one year later in Man Ray Photographs 1920-1934. Also included is the artistry of Moholy-Nagy and Pierre Boucher, along with five images by Czech photographer Franti?ek Drtikol, whose nude studies "prefigured and influenced the emerging Bauhaus aesthetic" (Roth, 64). Additional full-page heliogravures after Vogue's Maurice Beck and Life's Andreas Feininger, Emile Hoppé, Jean Moral, Bruno Schultz and numerous others. Published to commemorate the first International Salon of Nude Photography in Paris,1933, and edited by exhibit curator Daniel Masclet, "a major figure on the European photographic scene" (Lenman, 395). First edition, published in wrappers only, with original cord binding; without dust jacket as issued. Images fine, small ink mark to margin of one page without affecting plate; some soiling to original wrappers, loss to spine ends. An extremely good copy of a highly desirable European photobook. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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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]

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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.

      [Bookseller: J & M Books Ltd]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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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