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        The Flutter of an Eyelid

      Farrar and Rinehart, NY 1933 - First Edition. Endpapers a bit tanned, otherwise very good in an slightly edgeworn jacket that is heavily darkened on the spine, mostly obliterating the title and artwork, but still a nice copy of this uncommon California novel, a biting satire of Southern California Bohemia. Laid in is a letter on Farrar Rinehart letterhead asking that all copies recently shipped be returned as publication of the book has been postponed. Uncommon, especially in any sort of jacket [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Cottonian Library, deposited in the British Museum. ANTHONY WAGNER'S COPY

      Folio, First Edition, on laid paper, some minor spotting (mainly marginal) and some light offsetting in the text; mid - nineteenth century half calf, marbled boards with some shelf - scuffing to paper surfaces, sprinkled edges, back tooled in gilt and blind with five raised bands, very neatly rebacked with old backstrip laid down, a very good, clean copy. THIS COPY WAS FORMERLY IN THE LIBRARY OF SIR ANTHONY WAGNER, ARGUABLY THE TWENTIETH CENTURY'S MOST EMINENT GARTER KING OF ARMS. ITS BEARS HIS SIGNED HOLOGRAPH INSCRIPTION 'Anthony R. Wagner, Portcullis Pursuivant of Arms, 4 Oct 1933' ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER. In the late eighteenth century, the BM thoroughly revised the previous Cottonian catalogue (Smith, 1696) under the principal editorship of Planta. The mammoth revision was completed in 1800 and published on the instructions of the Royal Commission on public records. It remains the best published catalogue. Joseph Planta (1744 - 1827) succeeded his father as assistant librarian at the BM in 1773, was promoted to Keeper of Manuscripts in 1776 and finally to Principal Librarian from 1799 - 1827. See CDNB: III, 1397. Interestingly the printer, Luke Hansard, began printing the 'House of Commons Journal' in 1774; it is commonly known as 'Hansard' to this day. A SPLENDID ASSOCIATION COPY. Gross / Graves, 994.

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        Marlborough: His Life and Times, a full set of British first editions, inscribed and dated in Volume I to Churchill's godson the day after publication

      London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1933. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. This full set of four British first edition, first printings, is inscribed to Churchill's godson. The five-line inked inscription on the Volume I first free endpaper reads: "To | Roger Frewen | from | Winston S. Churchill | Oct. 7. 1933". The inscription is dated the day after publication, in the year that Churchill's godson nearly lost his life. All four volumes bear the bookplate of Roger Moreton Frewen affixed to the front pastedown. THE ASSOCIATION: Roger d'Hauteville Moreton Frewen (1914-1972) was the son of Churchill's first cousin, Hugh Frewen, and grandson of Churchill's Aunt Clara, his mother's eldest sister. Hugh's childhood was marked by visits with his Churchill and Leslie cousins, including Winston, who was nine years older than Hugh. Roger was born during the First World War while his father was serving on the front and his godfather, Winston, was First Lord of the Admiralty. Roger was born in London, educated in Switzerland and Cambridge. A near-fatal car accident in 1933 and tuberculosis contracted during recovery nearly killed Roger and permanently impaired his health. Churchill inscribed Volume I of this set for his godson in 1933. Despite his health, Roger joined the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in 1938. Posted to the British Embassy in Berne during WWII, Roger listened to German and Italian military signals and reported information to Britain, drove lorries with military supplies through occupied France, and rescued escaped prisoners of war by crossing into Germany and Italy and bringing them to safety in Switzerland. Driven by income needs as his family grew, in the decades after the war Roger had careers in finance and real estate. Roger's son, Jonathan, from whom these books come to us, recalls that Roger excelled at mathematics and languages and was "a kind man, an amusing raconteur... and a good Father." Jonathan also recalls that "Winston was an excellent godparent" who "never forgot a birthday or Christmas, no matter his duties." THE EDITION: Winston Churchill originally considered the idea of this monumental biography of his great ancestor, the first Duke of Marlborough, in 1898, returning to it in earnest in 1928. Ten years of research and writing produced the most substantial published work of Churchill's 1930s "wilderness years." The books measure 9.25 x 6.25 x 2 inches, each bound in plum cloth with beveled edges, the Marlborough coat of arms gilt on the front cover, and a gilt top edge, and profuse illustrations within. Unfortunately, the plum cloth bindings of Volumes I-III proved highly susceptible to sun fading. (A different, more fade-resistant dye was used in Volume IV.) CONDITION: This inscribed set is in very good condition overall. All four volumes are first printing. The inscribed Volume I retains a square and tight binding, with the usual spine fading, corner wear, and a bit of staining to the rear cover. The contents remain tight with modest spotting substantially confined to the first and final few pages and the fore and bottom edges. The balance of the set features tight bindings with only minor wear to extremities. Volumes II & III are spine faded and Volume IV has a line of differential color at the front cover fore edge. The contents of Volumes II-IV remain bright with spotting primarily confined to the first and final pages and fore and bottom edges. In addition to Roger Frewen's bookplates, volumes III and IV have gift inscriptions on the first free endpaper - each to the same recipient and dated "Christmas" in the year of publication. All four bookplates are identified by Roger's son as those used by his father prior to the Second World War. This set may be kept in the original bindings and fitted with custom preservation cases or finely rebound. A skilled binder would recover the original bookplates from the pastedowns. We are happy to provide referrals. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A97.2(I-IV).a, Woods/ICS A40(aa), Langworth p.166

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        Matisse Picasso and Gertrude Stein

      Plain Edition, Paris 1933 - One of 500. Original paper wraps and slipcase. In folding case by the Dragonfly Bindery of George and Patricia Sargent. Inscribed to "Kitty" by Stein and also Alice B. Toklas. Drapkin copy. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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      1933 1933 - Aquarell, links unten signiert und datiert „Hermann Struck 1933", verso bezeichnet „Galilaea Nachmittagswolke", auf Velin. 14,4:20,5 cm. Aus einem Skizzenbuch aus dem Besitz der Tochter. Der an der Berliner Akademie ausgebildete Künstler, wurde vor allem wegen seines graphischen Œuvres bekannt. Er schuf überwiegend (Stadt-)Landschaften und als Teilnehmer am Ersten Weltkrieg Szenen vom Soldatenleben sowie Genreszenen und Porträts bekannter Zeitgenossen, wie von Ibsen, Nietzsche, Freud, Albert Einstein, Herzl und Oscar Wilde. Auch war seine Lehrtätigkeit nicht unbedeutend; von seinen Schülern sind u.a. M. Liebermann (1847-1935), M. Chagall (1887-1985), L. Corinth (1858-1925) und L. Ury (1861-1931) zu nennen. 1922 wanderte Struck nach Palästina aus und wurde dort Mitglied der Bezalel Akademie für Kunst und Design. Ferner war er bei der Gründung des Tel Aviv Museum of Art beteiligt.

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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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        Dog-Days on Trout Waters

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1933. Second state without the colophon page. With illustrations by Donald Gardner. 1 vols. 12mo. Original pink paper over boards, printed labels on upper cover and spine, a notoriously fragile book, spine faded, but not split as usual ly found , staiining on upper cover ("to find any one of them in fine condition is not only rare but practically unheard of"--Frazier). Laid into a half red morocco drop box with the Derrydale logo on spine and a red morocco inset label on the upper cover, also with gilt stamped Derrydale logo. Harold G. Pickering was a past president of the Anglers' Club of New York, and editor of The Anglers' Club Bulletin; this was his second book.

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        Deutscher Juristentag 1933 / 4.Reichstagung des Bundes Nationalsozialistischer Deutscher Juristen e.V. / Ansprachen und Fachvorträge

      Berlin, Deutsche Rechts- und Wirtschafts-Wissenschaft Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, 1933.. . Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlagseinband (Leinen / Ganzleinen / GLn / Ln gr.8vo im Format 18 x 25 cm) mit goldgeprägtem Rücken- und Deckeltitel sowie Kopfbraunschnitt, Text: Fraktur. 326 Seiten, mit sechzehn - teilweise ganzseitigen - Fotoabbildungen auf Kunstruckpapier, diese Bildtafeln zeigen folgendes: I. Reichsjustizkommissar Staatsminister Dr. Frank, II. Eröffnungskundgebung in der Messehalle VII, III. Ansprache Reichsjuristenführer (DrFrank auf hohem Podest, vor ihm SA-Männer im Braunhemd), IV. Der Führerstab, V. Reichsinnenminister Dr.Frick, Reichsjustizkommissar Staatsminister Dr. Frank, Reichskommissar für Beamtenorganisationen Neef (alle drei in Parteiuniform), Oberbürgermeister von Leipzig Dr. Goerdeler (im Frack), VI. Fackelzug der Referendare, VII. Kundgebung vor dem Reichsgericht (der mächtige Säulenportikus des Leipziger Reichsgerichtsgebäudes versehen mit dem Spruch "Durch Nationalsozialismus dem deutschen Volk das deutsche Recht", VIII. Der Führer des BNSDJ spricht vor dem Reichsgericht (Dr.Frank, umgeben von Hoheitsträgern, in voller Parteiuniform vor dem mikrophon) IX. Die ausländischen Gäste des Juristentages, X. Die Juristenfront vor dem Reichsgericht (Dr.Frank mit Eskorte schreitet eine Ehrenforrmation von SA-Männern und angetretenen Juristen ab), XI. Dr.Heuber (Reichsgeschäftsführer des BNSDJ), XII. Die Eröffnungssitzung der Akademie für Deutsches Recht (abgebidet u. Staatssekretär Dr. Roland Freisler, Reichsjustizkommissar Dr.Frank, Reichsjustizminister Dr.Gürtner, der Preußische Justizminister Kerrl (allesamt in Parteiuniform), sowie der Rektor der Leipziger Universität, (im Talar), XIII. Dr.Lasch (mit Schmissen und Parteiabzeichen, Geschäftsführer der Akademie), XIV. Der Führer, Reichskanzler Adolf Hitler bei der Kundgebung (Gruppenbild mit Adolf Hitler, Reichsjuristenführer Dr.Frank und Staatsminister Kerrl), XV. Der Führer spricht zu den deutschen Juristen (in einer Messehalle, auf hohem Podest, an der Wand dahinter das riesige Symbol des Bundes Nationalsozialistischer Deutscher Juristen), XVI. Die Kundgebung des Deutschen Juristentages (in der Messehalle VII); das Frontispiz, eine Zeichnungs-Wiedergabe, zeigt den Reichsrechtsführer Dr.Hans Frank. - Aus dem Inhalt: Einleitung / Vorträge und Veranstaltungen: der 30. September 1933 (1. Die Tage um des deutschen Richterbundes im BNSTJ, 2. Die Tagung des Deutschen Anwaltsvereins im BNDSJ, 3. Die feierlicher Eröffnung des Juristentags, 4. Empfang durch den Rat der Stadt Leipzig, 5. Die Veranstaltung im Gewandhaus) / Der 1.Oktober 1933 (1.Sondertagung der juristischen und staatswissenschaftlichen Dekane der deutschen Universitäten, 2. Begrüßung im Reichsgericht, 3. Die Kundgebung vor dem Reichsgericht, 4. Die Organisationstagung, 5. Die Sondertagungen der Fachgruppen des BNSDJ: Fachgruppe Richter und Staatsanwälte, Fachgruppe Wirtschaftsrechtler, Fachgruppe Notare und Rechtsanwälte, Fachgruppe Verwaltungsbeamte, Fachgruppe Rechtspflege und Justizbeamte, Fachgruppe Referendare) / Der 2.Oktober 1933 (1. Eröffnung der Fachtagung, 2. Volk, Staat und Recht, 3. Die Rechtslage Österreichs, 4. Rasse und Recht, 5. Justizreform und deutscher Richter, 6. Reform des Strafrechtes und Strafprozesses, 7. Reform des Zivilprozesses, 8. Bauernsiedlung und Erbhofrecht, 9. Studienreform, 10. Die Proklamation der Akademie für deutsches Recht) / Der 3. Oktober 1933 (1. Der Neubau des Staats- und Verwaltungsrechts, 2. Nationalsozialistische Finanz- und Steuerpolitik, 3. Die Einflüsse der deutschen Philosophie auf die Wirtschaftstheorie der Gegenwart, 4. Die Aufgabe des Steuerrechts im neuen deutschen Recht, 5. Die rechtliche Stellung der Zivilbevölkerung im Luftschutz, 6. Der Juristenappell in der Messehalle) / Ausklang. - Ausführliche Veröffentlichung zur bislang größten Juristenveranstaltung auf deutschem Boden (etwa 20.000 Teilnehmer), enthaltend unter anderem einige Original-Vorträge, zB. von Hans Frank: "Durch Nationalsozialismus dem deutschen Volk das deutsche Recht!" und "Ideengut der nationalsozialistischen Revolution und deutsche Rechtsgestaltung", von Dr. Luetgebrune/Berlin (Rechtsanwalt und Rechtsbeistand der Obersten SA-Führung) sowie mehrere Redebeiträge von Rechtspfleger Gauweiler/München, zum Beispiel: "..Parteigenossen! Unser Führer in der deutschen Rechtsfront! Ich versichere die unwandelbare Treue und ich versichere die eifrigste Mitarbeit. Befehlen Sie und wir arbeiten. Unserm Führer ein dreifaches: Sieg-Heil!... Die Tagung der Fachschaft: Justizbeamte Rechtspfleger im Bund Nationalsozialistischer Deutscher Juristen ist geschlossen. Wir gedenken unserer gefallenen Kameraden durch das Horst-Wessel-Lied!". Besonders bezeichned für die - auch antisemitische - Stimmungslage innerhalb der damaligen deutschen Rechswelt sind u.a. folgende Vorträge: "Rasse und Recht" (21 Seiten) von Reichsgruppenleiter Dr.Helmut Nicolai/Berlin (" wenn wir das Wort Rasse sagen, so schlagen wir damit das Leitmotiv des Nationalsozialismus und des nationalsozialistischen Staates an. Es gibt schlechthin nichts, was von uns, was von dem neuen Staat nicht unter den Gesichtspunkten der Rasse betrachtet und gewertet wird. So ist nunmehr der deutsche Rechtswissenschaft die Aufgabe gestellt, die Beziehungen zwischen Recht und Rasse klarzustellen. Der Wert der rechtswissenschaftlichen Arbeit im Dritten Reich wird davon abhängen, ob das Vorhandensein der Rasse, ob die Ergebnisse der Rassenforschung beachtet und für die Rechtswissenschaft nutzbar gemacht werden. Es erscheint deshalb die wichtigste Aufgabe der Gegenwart, eindringlich darauf hinweisen, daß es außerhalb der des rassengesetzlichen Denkens keine nationalsozialistische Wissenschaft denken kann Aus diesem Grundgedanken heraus ist die Behandlung der Judenfrage in Deutschland zu verstehen. Ich will nicht auf alles das eingehen, was man mit dem Wort "Judenfrage" bezeichnet und was sich aus dem Vorhandensein dieses Menschenschlages für uns Deutsche ergibt... erwiesen hat, und daß ein rassengesetzliches Denken sich nur gegen die jüdische Machtstellung in Deutschland durchsetzen ließ. Das "Gesetz zur Erhaltung und Förderung des Berufsbeamtentums" hat mit seiner Abgrenzung des Begriffs "Arier" von dem "Nichtarier" Wunder gewirkt. So gering der Anteil ist, der dem einzelnen Nichtarier zugefügt wurde, so milde und weitherzig die Ausnahmen, die menschlich einwandfreien und verdienten Nichtariern zugebilligt wurden, so wichtig ist für die Erhaltung des Rassenbestandes unseres Volkes die damit ausgesprochene Warnung, daß Deutsche sich mit Nichtariern nicht verheiraten sollen. Die Verjudung... Es dürfte zu erwarten sein, daß die Eheschließung der Deutschen gesetzlich unter Genehmigungspflicht des Staates gestellt wird. Es kann dem Belieben Einzelner nicht dauernd überlassen bleiben, sich mit irgendwelchen andersartigen Menschen ehelich zu verbinden und damit schließlich das deutsche Volk zu.... Die Heirat mit Mongolen und Negern beispielsweise sollte...), von Staatssekretär und Staatsrat Dr. Roland Freisler ("Studienreform": " der Jurist als Träger, Künder und Wahrer des Gewissens der Nation darf in seinem ganzen inneren geistigen Leben nicht abseits stehen vom Pulsschlag des geistigen Lebens der Nation "), die Proklamation der "Akademie für deutsches Recht" von Geheimrat Professor Dr.Kisch/München, usw. - Exemplar in sehr guter Erhaltung

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        Drobna Grafika

      np, Praze (Prague) 1933 - 1933. Number 79 of 150 with caption sheets and 15 signed etchings of urban architectural scenes, designs for bookplates, etc. by Jan C. Vondrous. The Czech-born artist (1884-1956) lived in the United States from 1893 onwards but traveled in Europe extensively. Plates Fine. In original cloth chemise with light soil. RARE. Digital images available upon request. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        God's Little Acre

      The Viking Press 1933 - The Viking Press, New York 1933. First Edition / First Printing. Dated 1933 with no additional printings. Black cloth boards. Rare Book. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards, tight spine. Light shelf wear, age toning at the endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, age toning. Short tears, price clipped. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        "Old Mill Brown Co. Indiana.".

      1933. Aquatinta in Braundruck, 1933, signiert und datiert. 27,6:32,7 cm. Nr. 4 von 50 Exx. - Vollrandiger Abdruck auf festem Bütten. Mit undeutlichem, blindgeprägtem Sammlerstempel.. Reed war Maler, Radierer und Aquatintastecher. Er schuf Wandmalereien u.a. in der Bibliothek des College Hospital in Stillwater.

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      London: Faber & Faber, 1933. Second edition, revised and expanded by the addition of 7 new poems, of the author's first published book. 89 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Brown buckram. Spine and edges of boards darkened and slightly soiled, endpapers with some spotting; text somewhat clumsily opened, with a few ragged edges. Early Auden Inscription Inscribed by Auden on the flyleaf:"To Elinor Loring |with best wishes | from |Wysten Auden | Nov. 1933"Unusual thus - a difficult title to find inscribed.

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        To a God Unknown.

      New York: Robert O. Ballou 1933 - FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, 8vo, original green cloth, pictorial endpapers, dust-jacket, neat repair to lower panel of jacket, some other tiny nicks to jacket, preserved in matching folding box, spine lettered in gilt, very good First edition, first issue of the author’s second novel, one of 598 copies. (Golstone & Payne A3.a)

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      William Godwin 1933 - First edition. Black cloth with gilt lettering. 334 pp. There is a very early dust jacket blurb by William Faulkner and one by John Cowper Powys (the dedicatee of the book). A fine copy in dust jacket with some very light chipping at the extremities of the spine, a tiny chip missing at the top of the rear panel, and a few small tears at the edges. Nat Falk illustrated the dust jacket. A lovely copy of a very scarce book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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.

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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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        The Three Mustangeers First Edition SIGNED

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1933 - 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 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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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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