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      New York:: Viking Press,. 1933. First edition. Number 96 of 250 SIGNED numbered copies. Short stories by the incomparable Parker. Faint stain on the top edge of spine otherwise about fine in an intact, original, numbered slipcase with some wear and fading and staining but still very good. A scarce book.

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        The Digest Of South African Case Law 1932

      Juta & Co, 1933, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No JacketBoards are worn and marked.Rubber stamps.Tanning.Tightly bound.Good copy.[R.K] Quantity Available: 1. Category: Law; Inventory No: 55bm.

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        Le Mer de Nice

      FR: Les Bibliophiles de l'Automobile-Club de France. Paris, Les Bibliophiles de l'Automobile-Club de France, 1933. Quarto (27x21cm). Limited edition being one of 130 copies. Printed on velin d'Arches, 43 coloured lithographed illustrations and vignettes by Georges Gobo. It is our understanding that the book was issued without a binding, the owner would pay to have the book bound to their liking. In this particular case, the owner has spared no expense. The slipcase and leather jacket are to a high standard as is the full leather binding, which is also decorated to the edges of the boards. A stunning copy. Often, when the books were presented to the bibliophiles the artists would attend the event and sign some of the illustrations and often the originals would be made available. . Fine. Hardback. Limited Edition. 1933.

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        Traveller's Library

      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1933. First edition. 1 vols. Thick 8vo. Original blalck cloth, gilt, with Maugham's device on upper cover, very slight wear to extremities, else fine. Inscribed A splendid anthology of modern British literature: poems, essays, short stories, and the whole of Arnold Bennett's novel The Old Wives' Tale, with an introduction and comments by MaughamInscribed on the front free endpaper: "W. Somerset Maugham / for Murray Rosof"

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      London: Printed and Published by "East Africa",, 1933. With a Foreword by The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Lonsdale. Octavo. Original dark grey-green cloth patterned in emulation of elephant hide, gilt lettered spine, large elephant head motif on front cover. Frontispiece and 13 plates from photographs. Spine dulled, a few marks to back cover. A very good copy. First UK edition, first impression; an edition was published in the US in the same year by Houghton Mifflin. Possibly a presentation copy, inscribed in pencil on the front free endpaper: "Vanessa from David 1933". "A classic of African elephant hunting... Blunt was an elephant control officer in Tanganyika, hunting primarily in the Lindi Province. He details the natural history and biology of the elephant, relates his experiences as a cultivation officer and provides an excellent chapter on past and present elephant hunters" (Czech). Ernest Hemingway owned a copy, see Miriam B. Mandel (ed.), Hemingway in Africa, p.48.

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        Typed Letter, signed (ÒDiego RiveraÓ), to Raymond Hood, Architect of Rockefeller Center, regarding preparations for the wall to hold RiveraÕs controversial fresco (later destroyed), ÒMan at the CrossroadsÓ

      np, 1933. One page. 4to. Minor soiling, else fine. At the Crossroads: Diego Rivera to Raymond Hood re His Fresco for Rocckefeller Center A truly remarkable letter from the Mexican artist to the architect Raymond Hood, whose crowning achievement was Rockefeller Center. Rivera, famous for his murals, was invited by the Rockfellers to contribute a mural based on the theme, ?'Man at the Crossroads Looking with Hope and High Vision to the Choosing of a New and Better Future.?" RiveraÕs finished work featured, among other things, a portrait of Vladimir Lenin as well as images of oppressed workers. In the end, the Rivera finished fresco was removed and destroyed on the order of the Rockefellers in February, 1934. Rivera never worked in the United States again. In this remarkable letter, Rivera writes" ?'This letter will be presented to you by my friend and assistant Mr. Arthur Niendorff to whom I have given all the necessary instructions for supervising the work of preparing the walls for the fresco which I am to execute in Rockefeller Center. ?'I have seen the last blue prints preparation of the wall and 1 am completely in accord with the new plans in the form that you propose them. ?'I have also asked my friend Mr. Niendorff to speak of the question of the workers to be employed. In order to avoid all difficulties Mr. Niendorff will have sole charge of the continuel [sic] supervision of the work to be executed by the plasterers and other workers who are regular members of their corresponding unions. Also, for greater certainty, these workers should be directly engaged by Rockefeller Center. For the present there should be a plasterer and his assistant; and for the execution of the fresco there should be a plasterer who should have as his assistant a house painter who is acquainted, if possible, with fresco.?".

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      1933. VOPARIL, Josef. Vyznání. 32, [6] pp. Illustrated with a frontispiece and with the book's layout by Stanislav Odvarko. 8vo., bound in original illustrated wrappers after a design also by Odvarko. Praha: Louise Pávová, 1933. |~||~||~||~||~||~| A fine copy of Voparil's collection of poems Vyzani (Confession), illustrated with a frontispiece drawing and lay-out by Stanislav Odvárko, who also provided the fine photomontage front cover. The half-title inscribed by the author.

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        A supplement to Elwes' monograph of the genus Lilium. Parts I to IX

      London.: Dulau & Co. Ltd. / The Royal Horticultural Society.. 1933-1940; 1960.. NINE PARTS, 30 handcolored lithographed plates and 10 color collotype plates (TOTAL OF 40 plates), accompanying text sheets, decorative paper wrappers, large folio approximately 22 x 15 inches (56 x 38 cm). Parts I to VII: Plates in very good to fine condition with occasional very minor faults at edges (bump to corner, light creasing, tiny edge tear). Wrappers have wear to spines, occasional light wear to edges, 1 x 1 inch lightly discolored area at lower left corner of front wrappers from removal of label. Parts VIII and IX: plates in very good to fine condition (first plate in last volume is loose); slight wear and soiling to wrappers, discolored area at lower left corner of front wrappers from removal of label. This important botanical monograph, the Supplement to Henry Elwes 1880 Monograph of the Genus Lilium highlights the extraordinary wealth of China and surrounding countries in the species Lilium. As Elwes' friend and collaborator Arthur Grove states in the introduction to the Supplement: "When Elwes prepared his Monograph about fifty species of Lilium were known to exist, and it was then the general opinion among experts that few remained to be discovered. With his customary acumen, Elwes himself expressed the view that 'The only regions from which much novelty can be expected are the Eastern Himalayas and the immense tract of unexplored and difficult mountain country which surrounds our Indian Empire on the north and east, and which lies round the head-waters of the Irrawaddy, the Bramputra, and the Yang-tse-kiang. --- The Corean peninsula may also produce some new species of Lily; but though the flora of that country is absolutely unknown to us, it may be expected that any indigenous plants of great beauty or horticultural value have already found their way into the gardens of Japan.' These words were written in 1880, some years before the botanical exploration of Western China began, and Elwes proved a wiser prophet than he knew. At that time, however, no one in England suspected that the area indicated by him was soon to prove richer in lilies than either Japan or Western North America." The first 7 parts of the Supplement were issued between 1933 and 1940. These were limited to 250 copies with 30 handcolored plates drawn and lithographed by Miss Lilian Snelling. The large folio size is used to great advantage to showcase the stunning flowers, with botanical details to the side. Each plate is accompanied by a descriptive text of 2 to 4 pages, including the habitat of the plant. More than half of these 30 plates feature plants from China, with all but 3 of the 30 from countries in Asia. This Supplement merits a place in Sitwell and Blunt's Great Flower Books, where it is noted: "A work of the greatest interest and value to all Lily growers. The Supplement is considerably finer both in text and illustration than the original monograph." (p.94). In 1960 and 1962 a further two parts were sponsored by the Royal Horticultural Society, containing "the new lilies introduced since 1933 by Kingdon Ward and other collectors. The text is by Dr. W.B. Turrill, F.R.S, lately Keeper of the Herbarium at Kew...The illustrations are by Miss Margaret Stones, another great botanical artist, who is following worthily in the steps of Miss Snelling." (from the introduction by F.C. Stern). In part VIII are five beautiful color plates of lilies, two of which are from North America - Lilium rubescens (southern Oregon, California) and Lilium Michiganense (Canada and Mid west USA),plus two of Asian origin (Yunnan and Manipur). In part IX, four of the flowers depicted are from North America - Lilium washingtonianum var. purpurascens (north-western California and Oregon); Lilium pitkinense (California); Lilium Pardalinum var. giganteum (Northern California); Lilium kelleyanum variant (California); the last is from the Himalayas. .

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        The Three Mustangeers First Edition SIGNED

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Fine in Very Good- dust jacket. 1933. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Hardcover. First Printing. 1933. Book has light shelf wear, else FINE condition. Dust Jacket has some wear and tape repair, else Very Good. Owners bookplate on endpaper of Hollywood movie actor Edward Everett Horton. SIGNED by Will James on the front free endpaper in 1933. Charles Scribner's Sons publisher. "A" on copyright page. 338 pages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 338 pages; Signed by Author .

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        A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles; Founded mainly on the materials collected by The Philological Society. Edited by James A. H. Murray.

      Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1888-1933 - 11 volumes, quarto (330 x 258 mm). Contemporary brown half morocco, dark red cloth sides, raised bands, titles and ruling to compartments gilt, marbled edges and endpapers. Bindings slightly rubbed and bumped, some boards sunned and slightly soiled, light wear to extremities, prelims and endmatter foxed, margins of text block slightly toned with occasional mild spotting and finger-soiling, a few inner hinges cracked but firm, a few corners turned; Volume III rebacked with the original spine laid down. A very good set. First edition in book form. "The N.E.D., as it was originally cited, or the O.E.D., as it is now known, is the greatest treasure-house of any language in the world, unrivalled for its comprehensiveness and ease of consultation as well as for its reliability and scholarship" (PMM 371). "The scheme of 'a completely new English Dictionary' was conceived in 1858 Herbert Coleridge and after him Dr. F. J. Furnivall, were the first editors. Their work, which covered 20 years, consisted mainly in the collection of materials, and it was not until Dr. J. A. H. Murray took the matter up in 1878 that the preparation of the Dictionary began to take active form . The essential feature of the Dictionary is its historical method, by which the meaning and form of the words are traced from their earliest appearance on the basis of an immense number of quotations, collected by more than 800 voluntary workers. The Dictionary contains a record of 414,825 words, whose history is illustrated by 1,827,306 quotations" (Drabble, 728). The Dictionary was originally issued in fascicles which were then gathered into book form. After Murray's death the editing was entrusted to his colleagues Henry Bradley, W. A. Craigie, and C. T. Onions. The one-volume supplement, edited by W. A. Craigie and C. T. Onions, was published in 1933. This set from the library of the British Conservative politician Matthew White, Viscount Ridley (1842–1904), with his bookplate to front pastedown of all but the last two volumes. PMM 371

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        Monetary Theory and the Trade Cycle. Translated from the German by Nicholas Kaldor and H. M. Croome.

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1933. - First Edition in English, first printing of Geldtheorie Und Konjunkturtheorie (1st German ed., 1929). Original cloth. Very Good, without dust jacket. 'Hayek's first systematic statement of methodological views occurred in the opening chapter of Monetary Theory and the Trade Cycle ([1933] 1966), where he discussed the role of theory and empirical work in explanations of the trade cycle' (Bruce Caldwell, Hayek's Challenge: An Intellectual Biography of F.A. Hayek, p. 324, see also 156-62). The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1974 was awarded jointly to Gunnar Myrdal and Friedrich August von Hayek 'for their pioneering work in the theory of money and economic fluctuations and for their penetrating analysis of the interdependence of economic, social and institutional phenomena.' [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Inaugural Address of Franklin D. Roosevelt President of the United States. Delivered at the Capital, Washington, D.C. March 4, 1933

      Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1933. Advance copy, printed on large paper. ?'Only a very few copies of the address were published in this format?" (Halter). 9 pp. Small 4to (7 x 10; 177.8 x 254 mm). Bound in full blue cloth by the GPO. Signed on the ffep by Eleanor [Hall] R[oosevelt] Roach (Mrs. George Roach, daughter of G. Hall Roosevelt). ONLY COPY SEEN IN CLOTH. In a custom chemise and morocco-backed slipcase. FIRST INAUGURAL: ?'The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself.?" SIGNED. ONLY COPY IN CLOTH An advance copy of FDRÕs first inaugural address printed on large paper, likely issued just the day before his swearing-in, and intended as a reading copy. FDRÕs 20-minute speech, delivered on March 4, 1933 and broadcast to the nation over radio, was eagerly awaited by an electorate in the grips of the Great Depression. FDR had intended to read his address from a printed advance copy ?' at the last minute he changed his mind and instead read from his typescript which he had corrected in his own hand (cf. Halter). All subsequent printed copies incorporate FDRÕs changes, making this advance copy bibliographically significant, as well as rare ?' only one copy of the address has appeared at auction in the last 30 years. FDR opens the address with his immortal pep talk, ?'So, first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself ?' nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance. In every dark hour of our national life a leadership of frankness and of vigor has met with that understanding and support of the people themselves which is essential to victory. And I am convinced that you will again give that support to leadership in these critical days.?" Roosevelt goes on to place the blame for the economic crisis on the greed of bankers and businessmen who have placed profit over their social duties, ?'The money changers have fled from their high seats in the temple of our civilization. We may now restore that temple to the ancient truths. The measure of the restoration lies in the extent to which we apply social values more noble than mere monetary profit.?" With unemployment at 25% at the time of his inauguration, FDR addresses the pressing need to get people back to work. He ends with a promise to use the full extent of his powers as President, a foreshadowing of the remarkable series of New Deal programs unveiled during his first 100 days in office, ?'I shall ask the Congress for the one remaining instrument to meet the crisis ?' broad Executive power to wage a war against the emergency, as great as the power that would be given to me if we were in fact invaded by a foreign foe.?" An incredibly important piece of Presidential Americana, marking the start of one of the nationÕs greatest presidencies and the countryÕs rise from the depths of the Great Depression.

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        The Indian Tribes of North America With Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs

      John Grant, 1933-34, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Later EditionMcKENNEY, THOMAS L., and HALL, JAMES. The Indian Tribes of North America With Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs, Edinburgh: John Grant, 1933-34. Large octavos, new edition in three volumes, pp. lxii, 442; viii, 458; xvi, 355, 1 (ad), 123 color plates with captioned tissue guards, two folding color maps at the end of V3, original blue cloth boards with blind-stamped equestrian scene on fronts, top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed, ex-library with typical library markings. V3 has been rebacked with repairs to corners. Edited by Frederick Webb Hodge, this new edition was a godsend for those who could not afford the original 1836 folios, which are now running well over $100,000 for a set. Field 992, referring to the first edition, said: "The work is one of the most costly and important ever published on the American Indians. The plates are accurate portraits of celebrated chiefs, or of characteristic individuals of the race; and are colored with care to faithfully represent their features and costumes." Also see Howes M129: "Mostly the work of [Charles Bird] King, these are the most colorful portraits of Indians ever executed. ... The original oil paintings of which the plates were copies were all destroyed in the 1865 Smithsonian fire." Condition of these books Covers of V1 and V2 worn at extremities with joints splitting, interior very good, images fine. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 3-volume set (complete). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is loose but fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; 19th century; Indigenous Cultures. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52585.

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        The Novels

      London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd.,, 1933. [Including Jane Eyre; Shirley; Vilette; Wuthering Heights; Agnes Grey; The Tenant of Wildfell Hall.] Octavo, 6 volumes. Contemporary green half calf, titles and elaborate decoration to spines, raised bands, green cloth boards, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. With 12 colour illustrations by Edmund Dulac. Spines and corners browned, light spotting to edges. Excellent condition. The Dulac edition, originally published in 1905. An attractively bound set.

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        The Money Muddle and the Way Out

      George Allen & Unwin, 1933, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, 1st Editionthe jacket is worn, marked, torn and damp marked. the book has light damp marking and foxing. the binding is strong. no inscriptions. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 9ek.

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        Hunting Trails on Three Continents

      New York: Derrydale Press, 1933. First edition, number 121 of 250 copies printed for the Boone and Crockett Club by Eugene V. Connett. 15 half-tone plates. xi, 302 pp. 1 vols. 8vo (8-3/8 x 5-7/16 inches). Original gilt-stamped red cloth. Bookplate. Fine laid into half crimson morocco drop box, with morocco labl on upper cover. The seventh book of the Boone and Crockett Club, with Preface by Grinnell, articles by Roosevelt, Prentiss Gray, Henry Shoemaker, Charles P. Curtis, et. al., on a wide variety of game in Europe, America, and Africa.

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      Teheran [Tehran] : Matba`a Danesh Natsriyeh,. 1933. Hardcoverhardcover. 1st edition. Later Cloth, 8vo, 56 pages. ; 21 cm. Yudlov 3476. The first Hagadah printed in Persia (Iran) . Text in Hebrew and Judeo-Persian. OCLC lists only 2 copies worldwide (Brandeis, Harvard) . ?" The beginnings of Jewish history in the area of present-day Iran date back to late biblical times. The biblical books of Isaiah, Daniel, Ezra, Nehemiah, Chronicles, and Esther contain references to the life and experiences of Jews in Persia. In the book of Ezra, the Persian kings are credited with permitting and enabling the Jews to return to Jerusalem and rebuild their Temple; its reconstruction was affected ?'according to the decree of Cyrus, and Darius, and Artaxerxes king of Persia?' (Ezra 6: 14) . This great event in Jewish history took place in the late sixth century BCE, by which time there was a well-established and influential Jewish community in Persia. Jews in ancient Persia mostly lived in their own communities. Persian Jews lived in the ancient (and until the mid-20th century still extant) communities not only of Iran, but of present-day Azerbaijan, and Uzbekistan…. Scholars believe that during the peak of the Persian Empire, Jews may have comprised as much as 20% of the population?" (Wikipedia 2015) . Originally issued with 2 title pages, this copy has the original famous ?"Zebah Pesach?" title page and the ?"Hagadah shel Pesach?" cover title page in facsimile. The original rear cover, with text, is present and bound in. Very Good Condition thus (hag-17-12) .

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        Original Typescript of AMERICA IN THE WORLD WAR

      n.p., 1933. With numerous deletions and corrections. 64pp. 1 vols. 4to. Bound in three quarter blue morocco. Front board detached. A lecture at the Milton Academy on the Alumni War Memorial Foundation, May 26, 1932. Inscribed on the flyleaf: "This final copy, in the rough, of my Memorial address at the Milton Academy, delivered on May 26, 1932, is inscribed to my friend Leroy M. Norr, to whom my obligations for wise counsel, in more than one field, are great.J.G. HarbordMajor General, USA, RetiredNew York City,July 28, 1932."General Harbord served as Chief of Staff to Pershing, as commander of the Marine Brigade at Chëteau Thierry, as Commander of the Second Division in the Soissons Offensive, and as commander of the Service of Supply. "In this book he presents a concise and brilliant summary of America's part in the conflict, including a spirited description of the battles in which we participated, and sums up the lessons that the War taught us." - dust jacket blurb.

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        Of Joy And other Devices

      Flansham: Pear Tree Press. 1933. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Japon vellum boards with printed label (reproducing title page engraving but in different colours) to upper board, light wear to spine ends and corners, bookplate of Janie Legge to front pastedown, some toning to endpapers, a little light foxing in a few places, No.2 of 100 copies written out by Helen Hinkley and printed on hand made paper from intaglio plates engraved by James Guthrie, signed and dated (1933) by Guthrie on the limitation page. Plain paper wrapper with a few marks (red pencil?) to front panel. , Small folio, Unpaginated pp .

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        Portrait photograph of Henri Matisse

      New York 1933 - Rare portrait of Matisse. Fine. Atelier stamp on verso, and docketed by Van Vechten in ink, giving the subject of the photograph, the date, and the number of negative and print ("XIII C: 6") Half portrait with artist facing left, in suit. 1 vols. 35 x 28 cm. (Approximately 14 x 10-7/8 inches) Variant of the portrait published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber

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        [The Fox]. Proof before letters [and:] [The Hound]. Proof before letters [and:] The Hound. Uncolored proof after letters

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1933. Published in an edition of 250 prints. Each print 12-1/2 x 17. Fine (some short marginal tears repaired on verso, Fox slightly trimmed, lettered print of Hound with old crease). Custom half morocco box. "These two magnificent prints are the finest we have published" - Connett, cited in Ordeman.

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        Smara: The forbidden city - Being the Journal of Michel Vieuchange while travelling among the Independent Tribes of South Morocco and Rio de Oro.

      Methuen & Co. Ltd., London, 1933, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 1st Edition276 pages. Folded map of Vieuchange's routes (in very good condition). 8 pages of publisher advertisements. For its age this book is in very good condition. The cloth cover is faded; there are shallow shelf depressions and shelf pulls. It is unworn and generally unmarked. The contents are in very good condition: very fresh, gutsy, strong, bright and clean. All illustration plates - also fresh and clean - are present. fk Quantity Available: 1. Category: Travel writing; Exploration; Inventory No: ajrh.

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        ARCHIVE of 24 Christmas and New Year Greeting Cards

      - Mostly undated though a few are dated from 1933 to 1950. Size ranges from about 4" x 5" to 6" x 11" with some printed on stiff, heavy stock. All of the cards feature personal covers from photographs to drawings with subject matter including fish and birds, Beebe's famous bathysphere, home views, etc., many with a humorous slant. Seventeen of the 24 cards are SIGNED as "Will" often with additional handwritten greetings. There are also 9 cards from Mrs. William Beebe, the author Elswyth Thane, SIGNED just by her and likely dating from after her husband's death in 1962. There are also 3 cards SIGNED by Jocelyn Crane, Beebe's research assistant. All of the cards were sent to Faith Dennis. William Beebe (1877-1962) was a naturalist, oceanographer, ornithologist, and an executive of the New York Zoological Society. With Otis Barton, he was the first to use the bathysphere, a deep-sea diving device, using it to set a dive record of 3,028 feet in 1934 that was not broken until 1949. Beebe wrote over 800 articles and 24 books on natural history. His wife, Elswyth Thane, was a romance novelist. Jocelyn Crane was William Beebe's research assistant and former assistant director (1952-1962) and director (1963-1966) of the New York Zoological Society. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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      1933. CALDWELL, Erskine. GOD'S LITTLE ACRE. NY: Viking, 1933. Small 8vo., cloth in dust jacket. First Edition. Signed presentation from Caldwell on half-title page: "To Stuart Wright [two illegible words] Erskine Caldwell, July, 1982." Near fine (bright, little wear & discoloration front pastedown; contents clean & tight); tiny tear top of front cover (small chip top of rear panel with interior tape mends that makes it hard to see; small rectangular piece clipped from lower corner of the front flap) d/j. Enclosed in a custom-made slipcase. $5,000.00.

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        God's Little Acre

      Very Good The Viking Press. J Book Condition: Hardcover Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. God's Little Acre FIRST EDITION Erskine Caldwell 1ST PRINTING 1933 Rare Book

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        Framed Typed Letter Signed about an expedition to the South Polar region

      Boston 1933 - 1 page, 10.75 x 8.25 inches, Boston, September 23, 1933. In this letter, Byrd solicits funds from a New York firm for his upcoming South Pole expedition, in part: ".You helped make my last expedition possible.In that connection, thanks to our geographers, some superb maps of hitherto unknown areas have been made. Five scientific books are in the process of completion, covering Geology, Geography, Glaciology, Oceanography, Meteorology, Magnetism, Biology and Radio.Would you this time be willing to supply me with some Eskimo Parkas (or coats) which would, of course, help insure the safety of some of my crew. The cost of these parkas are $75.00 each. If you are not able to do this, could you supply a sleeping bag at $50.00, or a pair of Eskimo boots at a cost of $10.00." Signed "RE Byrd." Double-matted in brown and white with a 6.5 x 4.5-inch photo of Byrd in his military uniform, looking to the side. Set in brown and gold wooden frame measuring 20.5 x 23.5 inches. Slight tearing in the margins of the letter, but still in very good condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Bricks and Hearts

      London, Methuen & Co. Ltd.,, 1933. Octavo. Original rust coloured cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Top edge a little dusty, an excellent copy in the lightly rubbed dust jacket. First edition, first impression. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the title page "The Duchess of Marlborough from the author - hoping she will find some charm and beauty in this book. Rex Woods." Also with 2 loosely inserted autograph letters to the Duchess of Marlborough.

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        Winner Take Nothing

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1933. 244 pp. Bound in black publisher's cloth with gilt title labels. Jacket in good condition with some tearing and loss at the edges. First edition. . Near Fine. Gilt-decorated Cloth. First Edition. 1933. 8vo..

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        [Photo Album]: Girl's School Album including Sports

      Russellville, Arkansas. 1933-1936. Oblong octavo. Measuring 7" x 11". String-tied brown leather album with "Photographs" stamped on the front board. Contains 124 sepia toned photographs affixed to stiff black paper measuring between 2.5" x 1.5" and 3" x 5" with some captions. The album is very good or better with some tears and worn corners with near fine or better photographs. A photo album compiled by Russellville, Arkansas native Dorothy K. Tackett with a large majority of the images taken during what appears to be her senior year of high school with overall dates between 1933 and 1936. About 20 of the photographs depict her taking part in her school's basketball team with pictures of the coach, the team in tracksuits and their uniforms, as well as single shots of girls posing with basketballs. The album shows school activities, the music club, a blindfolded girl walking along a plank of wood, various headshots of classmates, and groups of children playing. There are also photos of people posing near their cars, girls on swimming and camping trips, a young child on a bicycle, and two girls posing with a Navy seaman in uniform. An interesting collection depicting active young women from the 1930s. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Risate Esplosive con una prefazione sintetica di F.T. Marinetti dell?Accademia d?Italia. Futurmanifesto contro le Barbe, Parole in libertà, Maschere futuriste... Vietato l?ingresso ai minorenni e a tutti i ruderi barbuti imperlati di acida sapienza...

      Roma, Futuredizioni ?Le Smorfie?, 1933. In 8vo grande (cm. 24,3); copertina originale stampata; ritratto di F.T. Marinetti a piena pagina su carta lucida; pp. 175 (5). Con due tavole fuori testo su carta lucida. Illustrazioni anche a piena pagina : FuturBalla ritratto esplosivo del poeta Fernando Cervelli; Galoppata di Spaghi. Bella DEDICA autografa a tre colori che occupa tutta la prima carta bianca. Facsimile di firma a p. 175 sotto la scritta a stampa: Con vivissimi rallegramenti auguri futuristi mi dedico questo libro. Axs  

      [Bookseller: Libreria Bongiorno Paolo]
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      New York: Covici, Friede, Publishers, 1933. First edition, number 7 of 1381 copies signed by Cummings. 432, [2] pp. 8vo. Publisher's yellow cloth. Light soiling and edgwear to spine and corners. Inscribed to Hildegarde and James Sibley Watson of The Dial Inscribed on the front free endpaper to Hildegarde and James Sibley Watson of The Dial, "For S.H.W. from EEC April 3." Watson, who owned the avant-garde journal The Dial with Scofield Thayer, was an early champion and publisher of Cummings. His work first appeared in the journal in 1920. A fine association.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Heavy Weather

      Herbert Jenkins 1933 - A fine copy in fine second issue wrapper.The wrapper is original to the book. Herbert Jenkins practise was to issue the first at 7/6 or 3/6 and then 12-18 months later all unsold firsts were married to a popular wrapper and sold at 2/6 ,so where Mcilvaine states a print run of 10,000 for the first perhaps as few as 25% had a first wrapper ,the balance going out with the popular one. The bibliography states cheap edition but I have never seen one and it is a term the British Library used for popular or second editions In the 20's and 30's 7/6 was a lot of money and many Wodehouse readers waited for the popular edition .Collectors did not really discover him until the 60/70's, when modern firsts started to gain value Firsts are now becoming out of reach for many collectors so there is now a secondary market developing. A lovely copy [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dick Neal Fine Books]
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        Autograph manuscript.

      Vienna, 1933. - Large 8vo. 3 pp. on 3 ff. Thee pages from his address, "Können wir ohne Gottesglauben leben" ("Can we live without belief in God?"), presented in Vienna on 5 March 1932. Werfel fervently defends belief, which he calls the prerequisite for any form of mental and spiritual life - Published by Zsolnay in 1932 as the title essay in a collection. Fol. 3 bears later note "(aus 'Gottesglauben')", signed "Franz Werfel" and dated "Wien 1933". Several ms. corrections (some in pencil) and deletions; leaves numbered in red crayon. Traces of staples; insignificant smudging. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Complete set of four Sporting Prints: "Chance Shot while Setting out Decoys"; "October Woodcock Shooting"; "Grouse Shooting in the Rhododendrons"; "Coming Ashore"

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1933. Edition of 200. 4 aquatint engravings, hand colored. each 13-3/4 x 19-1/2, on a larger sheet. Minor soiling in outer margins, else fine. Fine suite of the A.B. Frost shooting scenes published by Connett, aquatint engravings produced from original paintings borrowed by Connett. Frost's palette displays a limited range of color, almost verging on the monochrome; the Derrydale prints were colored from models painted by John Frost, the artist's son, who was a friend of Connett. On "October Woodcock Shooting" the printed legend beneath the title reads "Flushing Flight Bird in the Birches near Morristown, New Jersey, where the artist lived".

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Fallen Asleep While Young [Signed] [Nuorena nukkunut; The Maid Silja]

      Putnam, 1933, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good +, Dust Jacket Condition: very good +, First editionA Very Good + copy of the first UK edition, first printing (age toning to the spine and to the board edges, tiny pull to cloth under the "U" in "YOUNG" on the front board -- not affecting lettering, lower right corner of front board bumped), in a Very Good+ example of the rare dust jacket (spine mildly darkened, rubbing to edges, tiny chips and tears to the spine ends and panel corners, one quite small chip and one tiny chip to upper front panel, tiny tear to each of the upper and to lower edges of rear panel), SIGNED BY FRANS E. SILLANPAA on the title page; Frans Sillanpaa's tale of a Finnish farmer's daughter, an only child and the last green shoot of an old family tree. As her father, though hardworking, also is impractical and improvident, the farm becomes a shambles and, at her father's death, Silja must move on. She performs domestic work on various farms and, one after another, the farmers fall in love with her. She, however, becomes afflicted with an incurable disease which leads to an early death.Frans Eemil Sillanpaa won the 1939 Nobel Prize in Literature "for his deep understanding of his country's peasantry and the exquisite art with which he has portrayed their way of life and their relationship with Nature." "Fallen Asleep While Young" (published in America as "The Maid Silja", The Macmillan Company, 1933) is one of only a few of his works to have been translated to English [the others known to us being "Hurskas kurjuus" ("Meek Heritage") and Ihmiset suviyössä ("People in the Summer Night), all three of which are rather scarce to the market in first edition]. Along with Meek Heritage [Hurskas kurjuus (1919)] Fallen Asleep While Young is Sillanpaa's most important work and the tale was specifically cited by Per Hallström, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy, in his speech presenting the Prize to Sillanpaa. It stands alone as his most-admired work and is the one which propelled him to international fame. Both the English and the American publications of this important novel are remarkably scarce and are, of course, rare in the dust jacket. Signed copies of any Sillanpaa's works in any language are quite scarce, and signed copies in English translation are absolute hens' teeth. A Very Good + copy of Frans E. Sillanpaa's most important and admired work, in the rare dust jacket, SIGNED BY FRANS E. SILLANPAA. RARE INDEED.

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        The Works, the Text of the First Folio with Quarto Variants and a Selection of Modern Readings

      London: The Nonesuch Press, 1933. Limited edition of 1600 sets with 1050 reserved for England. Hardcover. Very Good. Seven volumes, complete; octavos; full tan niger morocco, gilt lettered spines by A.W. Bain as issued, top edge gilt, others edges untrimmed; a solid supple set; A handsome set;. The very definition of Fine Press Work; Edited by Herbert Farjeon; "The Shakespeare represents the chef d' oeuvre of the Nonesuch Press ... a model of careful proof reading and imaginative setting. The best of ancient and modern conjectural emendations are unobtrusively set in the margin for the benefit of a glancing eye. This is the finest of all editions of our greatest poet" (Nonesuch Century, 58). (Dreyfus #58; Blumenthal's Art of the Printed Book).

      [Bookseller: Austin's Antiquarian Books]
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        The Great War - four volumes

      The Home Library Book Company, London, 1933, Hardcover, Book Condition: Poor, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 1st EditionThe book number applies to all four volumes of this set. These hefty volumes are in various conditions. The stamped printing on each volume is bright, bold and strong. Volume one in particular has wear from use and shelving. The volumes all have shelving wear to the bottom runs and spines head and feet. All volumes are sturdy. All have marks and/ or wear marks on the spine bodies. The front and back papers are marbled. That of volume one has a small open wound to the bottom inside front cover and the bottom frontispage. The binding seam of this volume along the pre-text pages has cracking. However, the binding of each volume is muscular and good. The contents are complete, clear, clean, confident and companionable. Each volume may be read and used, referenced and owned with confidence and cpntentment. fk Quantity Available: 1. Category: World War 1; Inventory No: ahyq.

      [Bookseller: Chapter 1 Books]
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        New Lives for Old

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1933. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in green. With the dust jacket. Some minor foxing to edges; an excellent copy in the jacket that has a sunned spine. First edition, first impression. A science-fiction novel. From the publisher's archive.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Oxford English Dictionary Being A Corrected Reissue with an Introduction, Supplement, and Bibliography of a New English Dictionary on Historical Principles Founded Mainly on the Materials Collected by the Philological Society Complete 12 Volumes + 4 vol Supplement

      Oxford - Clarendon Press 1933 - The Oxford English Dictionary Being A Corrected Reissue with an Introduction, Supplement, and Bibliography of a New English Dictionary on Historical Principles Founded Mainly on the Materials Collected by the Philological Society Complete 12 Volumes + 4 vol Supplement for a total of 16 Volumes. Between VG to G+ in G to VG djs. The DustJackets are protected inside an archival plastic protector sleeves. tape to corners and spine ends djs, Chips to spine ends djs, dj cover torn on v 8, Sunned - the spine of the dustjackets are sun-damaged and brown rather than the salmon of the covers. Supplements v1 1972 (white cover), v2 1976 (white cover), v3 1982 (blue cover), v4 1986 (white cover). Must ship in multiple boxes due to the weight. * * * * * {Any images shown next to the listing that have our 'aCastleofBooks' watermark on them are the exact item you will receive, all other images are for reference only. Free delivery confirmation for domestic orders. Books with Author signatures are guaranteed authentic. We understand collectors needs in terms of accurate grading and proper packaging. We stand behind our descriptions 100%. May have small easily erasable pencil markings on first page. All items will be shipped securely to insure that they arrive in exactly the same condition in which they left. Our Packing Slips do not contain any pricing information so you may order items as Gifts or for Dropship without concern. All items subject to prior sale.} [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: A Castle of Books]
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        The Gibbs Family of Rhode Island and some Related Families

      New York: Privately Printed ("Printed by Eugene Connett at the Derrydale Press" on verso of titlepage), 1933. First Edition, one of 150 copies. Illustrated from portraits and photographs. [xii], 193, [9] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original blue cloth. Almost fine. In red half morocco slipcase and chemise with emblematic tooling on the spine and leather label on upper cover. One of the rarest books of the Press, a privately printed genealogical work.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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