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        URSS en Construction. Sakhaline Sovietique

      1933. ALPERT, Max et al. URSS en Construction. Sakhaline Sovietique. (1934 # 12). Folio, bound in original wrappers. Moscow: Editions d'Etat des Beaux-Arts, 1933. |~||~||~||~| A fine copy of one of many monographic issues of this landmark periodical, devoted toSakhalin with superb photographs by Max Alpert and others. As Martin Parr says "from 1930-1940 URSS en Construction employed the best Soviet photo-journalists and graphic designers. Amongst the photographers were Max Alpert, Arkadi Shaikhet, Georgi Zeima, Boris Ignatovich, Semen Fridland and Georgi Shaikhet. Designers included Nikolai Troshin, El Lissitzky, Sophie Kueppers, Aleksandr Rodchenko and Varvara Stepanova. All the visual strategies of the propaganda photobooks, designed by Lissitzky, Rodchenko and others -- the elaborate photomontages, innovative photography, fold-out pages, transparent overlays and so on -- were developed in URSS en Construction, one of the most beautifully produced magazines of the twentieth century." It was published in Russian, French, English and German. This is the French version. Minor waterstains on the first few leaves, but overall in fine condition. Parr and Badger, The Photobook I, 148-149.

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        URSS en Construction, Makejevstroi and Louganstroi Number

      1933. TROSHIN, N.S. URSS en Construction. Makejevstroi and Louganstroi Number. (1933 #7). Illustrated with photography by M.V. Alpert. Folio, bound in original wrappers. Moscow: Editions d'Etat des Beaux-Arts, 1933. |~||~||~||~| A fine copy of one of many monographic issues of this landmark periodical, devoted to all aspects of wood in the Soviet Union. As Martin Parr says "from 1930-1940 URSS en Construction employed the best Soviet photo-journalists and graphic designers. Amongst the photographers were Max Alpert, Arkadi Shaikhet, Georgi Zeima, Boris Ignatovich, Semen Fridland and Georgi Shaikhet. Designers included Nikolai Troshin, El Lissitzky, Sophie Kueppers, Aleksandr Rodchenko and Varvara Stepanova. All the visual strategies of the propaganda photobooks, designed by Lissitzky, Rodchenko and others -- the elaborate photomontages, innovative photography, fold-out pages, transparent overlays and so on -- were developed in URSS en Construction, one of the most beautifully produced magazines of the twentieth century." It was published in Russian, French, English and German. This is the French version. Edgewear to 1 page, but overall in fine condition. Parr and Badger, The Photobook I, 148-149.

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        The Stock Exchange: Its Economic Function

      New York: Harper & Brothers. 1933. First. First edition. Papercovered boards with applied paper title labels. A touch of tanning at the very edges of the boards else fine in fine dustwrapper. Something of a classic, an overview of the stock market and its workings by a former President of the New York Stock Exchange. Noble also wrote about other stock crises including a book length study of the Crises of 1914. Very scarce in jacket. .

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        Selections. Chronique de la vie artistique, XIV WASSILY KANDINSKY. No. 14. Mit Textbeiträgen von W. Grohmann, F. Morlion, G. Marlier, C. Zervos, W. Baumeister, M. Ruphor, A. Sartorius, J. W. Buys, D. Rivera, A. de Ridder, E. L. Cary, G. E. Scheyer; Im Jahr der Schliessung des Bauhauses durch die Nationalsozialisten erschienenes Kandinsky-Sonderheft, u. a. mit einem Werkkatalog.

      Anvers, Editions Selection, 1933,. 25 x 17,6 cm, 96 Seiten, 68 schwarz-weiss Abbildungen, neuer Halbleineneinband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, sehr gutes Exemplar.. Spalek 2762. - Dok.-Bibl. II, 224. - Bolliger 1, 411. - Hans Harksen hatte zu Kandinsky einen besonderen Bezug: Literatur dazu: DESSAU BAUHAUS und die Familie Harksen. Ausstellung in den Meisterhäusern Kandinsky/Klee, Dessau. Ausstellungskatalog 10. Dezember 2003 bis 7. März 2004. Darin: siehe Seite 14: [...] Dr. Harksen musste sein Dienstverhältnis zum 30. September 1933 lösen. Von Kandinsky erhielt er im August noch kurz vor seiner endgültigen Übersiedelung von Berlin nach Frankreich eine Monographie zu seinem Werk (Wassily Kandinsky, Editions Selection, Anvers 1933) mit einer Widmung: "Herrn u Frau Dr. Harksen sehr herzlich." [...].

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      London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1933. First edition, first printing. Original light blue cloth with black titles to spine and front panel in dustwrapper. A near fine clean copy, the contents are entirely complete with no loose or torn pages and no inscriptions or stamps. The near fine dustwrapper has one or two short closed tears and some tape strengthening to verso at head of spine. Very clean and bright indeed. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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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.

      1933 - 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. AxsÊÊ [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      N Y/ London: Harper & Brothers. Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket. 1933. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 8vo 8" - 9" tall; vii, [viii-x], 323 pages; G-H first edition. Contents clean except for lightly penciled dealer's notation on fep. . Book very good+, DJ frayed and with small chips , short tears. 1st printing. Rogers pp91-92. Laid in flatsigned slip by Zane Grey. DJ photographed in Brodart clear acrylic cover. $2- price on DJ intact. ; Signed by Author; 0 .

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        The Hash Knife Outfit

      N. Y.: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1933. cloth hard cover is in fine condition and the dust jacket is in very good condition with some wear to corners and some chipping to top and bottom of spine. is a stated first edition "g-h" on copyright flat signed on the fly page by the author in his purple ink. copy is unmarked and tightly bound. 323 pages. photo's avaliable upon request.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Cloth Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        Birds of the Island of Java Two volumes Complete set, Volume 1: Passeres and Volume 2: Non-Passeres

      Published by the author, 1933. Hardcover. Used: Very Good. Tokyo: Published by the author. Volume I: Passeres, 1933: 14 color plates and one folding map; Volume II: Non-Passeres, 1936: 20 color plates and one folding map. Half burgundy cloth over boards. Small folio. This is a Fine set of a scarce work on the avifauna of this most populous island of Indonesia. Two volumes.

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        L'affaire Courilof

      First edition, one of the numbered copies on alfa. Signed autograph from the author to Mr. Maier. Pleasant specimen. Grasset Paris 1933 12x19cm broché

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      First Edition, one of 250 numbered copies hors commerce in Roman numerals on alfa. Bound in black half morocco with corners, back with five nerves, flat marbled, endpapers and contreplats paper bowl, cover and spine preserved, gilded head, binding signed Andreas. Precious autograph signed by the author Jean de Bosschere. Book illustrated with photographic frontispiece. Some small and light spots without gravity. Beautiful specimen pleasantly established. Denoël & Steele Paris 1933 12x19cm relié

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        Gottfried Feder. Der Mann und sein Werk.

      . . 8°, 128; O-Halbledereinband mit zahlreichen Fotos. Leipzig, Verlag Theodor Weicher 1933. Zustand: Einband bestoßen u. beschabbt, Buchrücken hinten oben kleiner Kantriß, Buchblock etwas wellig, Oberkante wasserrändig, insgesamt noch wohlerhaltenes u. seltenes Exemplar.

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        A Game-Book for Burma and Adjoining Territories;

      London: H. F. & G. Witherby,, 1933. the Types, Distribution and Habits of Large and Small Tracking, Still-hunting and the Care and Measurements of Trophies. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles spine gilt, double rule to front board blind, bottom edge untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Photographic frontispiece with tissue guard, 25 similar plates, folding map. Spine sunned, faints marking to boards, dust jacket rather rubbed but a very good copy with text and plates in excellent condition. First edition, first impression. An extensive survey derived from the author's career in Burma as a deputy game warden. Of the habits of the Malay bear, for instance, he writes: "I obtained a cub which remained with me to the age of about two years, when it died…[it was] strongly attached to my dog…It used to follow my servants into town and was a perfectly harmless and lovable animal". Entries correspond to individual species and contain sections describing inter alia the animal's physical appearance and, for the hunter's practical needs, the trophies that one could expect to gain from a kill. Very uncommon in this condition with the dust jacket.

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        Elephant. 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. Spine dulled, a few marks to back cover. A very good copy. Frontispiece and 13 plates from photographs. 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. Czech, Big Game, p. 19.

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        Äthiopen des Westens. Forschungsreisen in Portugiesisch-Guinea. Mit einem Beitrag von Bernhard Struck, Dresden. Erster Band. Mit 131 Abbildungen auf 12 farbigen Tafeln und im Text sowie einer Karte. (und) Zweiter Band. Mit 400 Abbildungen.

      Wien, L. W. Seidel & Sohn 1933. XI, 303 S.; unpaginierte Tafeln Fol. goldgeprägtes Orig.- Leinen mit Schutzumschlag 2 Bände, - Beide Bände sind von bemerkenswerter Erhaltung; selbst die dünnen Deckblätter vor den Tafeln sind völlig ungeknickt; die beiden meist fehlenden ausdrucksstarken Schutzumschläge sind etwas unfrisch und fleckig, haben aber somit für den sauberen Erhalt der Einbände gesorgt; insgesamt sehr sauber - sehr gut erhalten..

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        The Winding Stair and other poems

      First Edition, First Printing published in London. An attractive First Issue dustjacket with minor wear to the edges. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with slight wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy with the ORIGINAL dustjacket in collector's condition. We buy Yeats First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      London: Faber & Faber, 1933 - 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 Second edition, revised and expanded by the addition of 7 new poems, of the author's first published book. 8vo. 89 pp. Brown buckram. Spine and edges of boards darkened and slightly soiled, endpapers with some spotting; text somewhat clumsily opened, with a few ragged edges. Bloomfield A2b [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        God Rest You Merry Gentlemen

      House of Books 1933 - First edition, limited to 300 copies. This book is in nice shape with some wear to the boards and spine. Otherwise, the binding is tight and the pages are clean. There is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. One of nicer copies that you'll find of this book. Includes a custom acedate cover to protect the book. We buy Hemingway First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Great Magoo. A love-sick Charade in three Acts and something like eight Scenes, recounting the Didoes of two young and amorous Souls, who nigh perished when they weren't in the Hay together. Illustrated by Herman Rosse.

      New York: Covici-Friede, 1933 - Octavo. Original black cloth, spine and front board lettered green, top edge yellow. With the dust jacket. Spine gently rolled, contents lightly toned; an excellent copy in the jacket with toned spine that has 11 cm closed tear to fold, and some nicks and chips to extremities. Colour illustrations to title page and chapter headings by Herman Rosse. First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the Fowler to his mother-in-law, Catherine Hubbard, on the front free endpaper "To Mama - with love, from Gene. Dec, 1932." With Catherine Hubbard's bookplate to the front pastedown.

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        Caran D'Ache The Supreme

      London- Methuen and Co Ltd, 1933 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. An amusing collection of the cartoons of Caran D'Ache. First edition thus. With an introduction by British cartoonist H. M. Bateman. Condition: In a pictorial paper covered binding with original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, sound with slight marks and shelfwear, mostly to head and tail of spine. Dustwrapper has chipping and slight loss to head and tail of spine. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD with a GOOD dustwrapper.

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        Vorträge. Hrsg. von Emil Dürr.

      Berlin und Leipzig. Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 1933.. Frakturschrift 5. Auflage 514 Seiten, , Orig.-Halbleder mit Rückenvergoldung 8°, gebundene Ausgabe Exemplar antiquarisch gut erhalten,, Gesamtausgabe Band 14.Seiten alters- sowie papierbedingt leicht gebräunt, mit Gebrauchsspuren K13118.

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        Fifty-Four Conceits:

      London: Martin Secker,, 1933. A Collection of Epigrams and Epitaphs Serious and Comic by Martin Armstrong. With Engravings by Eric Ravilious. Square octavo. Original blue boards with black cloth back, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Title page vignette and 54 wood engravings by Eric Ravilious. Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Boards slightly faded, small bump to top edge of front board. An excellent copy in a lightly toned and mildly rubbed jacket with a couple of small nicks and a short tear to head of spine repaired with tape to verso. First edition, first impression of this book of poetry by Armstrong, illustrated by Ravilious with a "range of mysterious images, whose depth goes way beyond the rather trivial poems … with the exception of the plays of Shakespeare and Marlowe, and the writings of Gilbert White, Ravilious seldom illustrated texts of real quality, yet this was almost an advantage, since it gave him more freedom for invention" (Power, Imagined Realities, p.18).

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      Hamburg: The Odyssey Press. 1933. Second Odyssey edition. Signed and dated by the author. Two volumes. Original grey card covers, with red lettering to the upper wrapper and spines, in the original card slipcase. An excellent very good set, the spines a little darkened and with some light rubbing and the occasional light mark to the extremities. The slipcase is worn to the edges. Housed in a purpose-made dark blue quarter morocco solander box. Signed and dated by the author in black ink on the half title of volume one ?"James Joyce Paris 6.iii.?'35?". This edition, fully reset and corrected by Stuart Gilbert under Joyce's direction is widely considered the authoritative edition. Rare signed. (Connolly, Cyril: 100 Key Books of the Modern Movement).

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      (Alfred A. Knopf) (1933), (New York) - A small pamphlet containing just the title poem and issued as Number Eight of the Borzoi Chap Books series. Crane A17: 2000 copies. This copy INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author with his initials on the inside of the front cover: "For Joseph Blumenthal/from R.F." Blumenthal's Spiral Press printed most of Frost's Christmas greetings as well as several other titles including the 1930 Limited COLLECTED POEMS and the 1961 DEDICATION. THE GIFT OUTRIGHT. THE INAUGURAL ADDRESS. Also included is the small pamphlet--ROBERT FROST AND THE SPIRAL PRESS--a brief memoir by Blumenthal printed by him in an edition of 450 copies in 1963. A superb Association Copy. Both items are Fine, housed together in a cloth chemise [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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      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 OEuvres 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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      New York: Harper and Brothers. 1933. First US edition, first printing. Original pale purple calico-textured cloth with dark purple titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A superb fine copy, the binding clean, square and tight, the contents without inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the fine original pictorial dustwrapper showing just the lightest of rubbing to the extremities. Not price-clipped ($2.50 to the upper corner of the front flap). Housed in a purpose-made quarter green morocco solander box. An exceptional copy of the author?'s first book. 1750 copies printed. (Fenwick A.1d.)

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        Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde. Abt. I. Die Gross-Schmetterlinge des Palaearktischen Faunengebietes. Band II: SUPPLEMENT: DIE PALAEARKTISCHEN SPINNER UND SCHWÄRMER.

      Stuttgart 1933. 4to. pp. vii, 315; iii with 16 chromolithographed plates. Publisher's cloth, gilt.

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        The Outermost House: A Year of Life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod

      Doubleday, Doran and Company, Garden City 1933 - Early reprint. Illustrated with photographs by William A. Bradford and others. Small owner's name and some modest foxing, corners a bit bumped, a nice and sound, very good copy without dustwrapper. Signed by the author. A handsome, early copy of a nature classic that captures the essence of place and that continues to endure. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Sonnets

      London: Cassell & Company Ltd,, 1933. Edited by Margaret Flower. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine, initials to upper board, and top edge gilt. With the dust jacket. Engraved frontispiece by Eric Gill. A lovely copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with toned spine panel. First edition thus, first impression. One of a limited edition of 500 copies. This copy from the library of Eric Gill's brother Evan, with his bookplate to the front pastedown. A lovely copy of this beautifully-produced edition of the sonnets. Scarce in the jacket.

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        The Star-Born. With wood engravings by C.F.Tunnicliffe.

      Faber, London 1933 - First Edition - one of a deluxe issue of 70 specially bound, numbered and signed copies printed on handmade paper - this copy unsigned and marked 'Out of Series'. Green parchment-vellum, lettered in gold at spine. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Illustrated with fifteen full-page wood-engravings, eighteen tailpieces and two vignettes by C.F.Tunnicliffe. Boards lifting a fraction and vellum quite faded at backstrip. Internally in fine state. No dust wrapper, as issued. One of the scarcest editions in the Williamson canon. This deluxe issue was originally to be limited to fifty copies but the print run was increased quite late in the publication process necessitating the disposal of the first gathering which Williamson had already signed. Included with this volume is one of those original fifty signed colophons. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Auburn Journal Print 1933.], [Auburn, California - Large octavo, pp. [3-5] 6-30 [note: text complete; not issued with title leaf, pagination begins with contents leaf, pages (3-4)], original gray printed wrappers, stapled. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Smith in the contents page: "For Robert E. Briney, / compliments of / Clark Ashton Smith." Several minor corrections to the text in the Smith's hand. The author's privately printed sixth book and first collection of short fiction. 1000 copies printed. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1483. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 200. Bleiler (1978), p. 181. Reginald 13304. Some color fade along the edges of the covers, a nearly fine copy. (14683) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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      1933. PORTER, Katherine Anne. KATHERINE ANNE PORTER'S FRENCH SONG-BOOK. [Paris]: Harrison of Paris, [1933]. 4to., cloth & boards in dust jacket. Signed, Limited Edition of 595 numbered copies printed on Van Gelder pure-rag paper. Printed and designed by Monroe Wheeler, who has additionally signed and inscribed the book to British essayist and critic Cyril Connolly on the limitation page: "For Cyril, from Monroe." A nice association copy, with the original four-page prospectus laid-in. Fine; little edgewear d/j. $750.00.

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        The Wind in the Willows

      New York: Charles Scribners,, 1933. Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, vignette to front board in gilt, map endpapers. With the dust jacket. Illustrations throughout by E. H. Shepard. Spine with fading and discolouration spotting, corners lightly and ends of spine lightly bumped, in the price clipped dust jacket with chipping along the flap folds, shallow chipping to ends of spine, mild soiling to panels, short closed tears along spine edges. A very good copy. First illustrated edition, first US printing in the scarce jacket with illustrations by Shepard not found in the UK printing. Originally published without illustrations in 1908.

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        Mister Tvister. Risunki i obloschka V. Lebedeva [In Russian; i.e. Mister Twister. With Drawings and the Wrapper by V. Lebedev].

      Leningrad - Moskva (Moscow), Molodaja Gvardija, 1933. 12mo. Stapled, in the original coloured illustrated wrappers: Some minor wear along spine, resulting in a tear to lower hinge, virtually no loss. A bit of minor soiling. A very fine copy of this fairly fragile publication. With many illustrations throughout. (18) ff.. The scarce first edition of Marschak's important political and social comment to Russian society, masked as a children's story. Marschak played a seminal role in the emergence of children's literature in Russia after the Revolution, and the present work constitutes a prime example of the political satire and comment for which this genre also served as a cover. In pre-revolutionary Russia children literature had been in somewhat of a stand-still since the appearance of the first journal for children appeared in 1785. Throughout the entire 19th century texts by Russian authors were counted as children's literature, although they had by no means been written as such, e.g. works by Puschkin, Lermontov, Gogol, Turgenjev, Tolstoj etc., etc. There was no such thing as actual children's literature in its own right. Not until the 20th century did this change. With the political and social changes after the Revolution of 1917, the field of children's literature would change, and Marschak was at the centre of this change. He was the director of the actual children's periodical "The New Robinson", which hired authors to write stories specifically for children. This must naturally have been a relief for the children, but as important was the fact that this sort of writing could become a refuge for the authors themselves. To a large extent the genre of children's literature was considered harmless and not something that was politically supervised; this meant that the authors could express them self much more freely here that they would normally be able to. And thus, it is among the children's literature around 1930 that we find some of the most politically interesting Russian works, Marschak's "Mister Twister" being a prime example. The moral story of an American racist, who travels to Russia, refuses to stay in a hotel-room next door to a black man and ends up without a roof over his head, could be seen as a tale for children which instructs them in how to treat people equally and not look down upon others. But as much as this, and perhaps more, the present pamphlet is an ingenious piece of political satire which plays off socialism against capitalism. What would have been impossible in adult literature, becomes possible in that for children, and Marschak masters the ambiguity to perfection. Furthermore, it is a work in which Marschak displays his thrill with the technical progress of RussiaThe work appeared in German in 1933

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        Life in a Technocracy: What It Might Be Like

      New York: Viking. 1933. First. First edition. Fine in fine, price-clipped dustwrapper with a very faint spot on the spine. Book length essay on the possible effects of a technocracy on American life. Loeb was an important figure in the Paris expatriate community. He is remembered in the literary world as the model for Jake Barnes's rival for the affection of Lady Brett Ashley in The Sun Also Rises, where his early kindnesses to Hemingway (using his influence with Horace Liveright to get In Our Time published) was repaid by being portrayed as Robert Cohn, the cowardly and especially "Jewish" villain. Loeb's views on a political movement which, though largely forgotten today, had numerous adherents between the wars. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Winner Take Nothing

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1933. Octavo. Original black cloth, gilt title label to spine and front, top edge red. With the dust jacket. Extremely minor rubbing to tips, very faint partial toning to endpapers only, a superb copy in excellent condition, with the jacket only lightly rubbed at the extremities and with a few very small closed tears to top edge. First edition, first printing, first issue jacket (quoting Laurence Stallings's review of "Death in the Afternoon" on rear panel). An exceptionally nice copy in a superb, unclipped and entirely unrestored jacket. This collection contains 14 short stories, of which six ("The Light of the World", "A Way You'll Never Be", "The Mother of a Queen", "One Reader Writes", "A Day's Wait", and "Fathers and Sons") were printed here for the first time.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book

      London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.,, 1933. A Book of Old Favourites with New Illustrations. Octavo. Original japon, spine and front board lettered in gilt, gremlin to spine in gilt, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With the original glassine dust jacket. Housed in the card slipcase. Colour frontispiece, 7colour plates, illustrations throughout the text. Scattered minor foxing; an excellent copy in the partially defective jacket. Signed limited edition, number 126 of 460 copies signed by the artist. With the scarce glassine jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book; A Book of Old Favourites With New Illustrations

      London: George G. Harrap & Co.. 1933. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed by Rackham. Limited first edition (our is number 202 of 460 hand- numbered copies), 1933. Vellum hardcover with gilt titles on the front cover and spine + gilt ruling on front cover + small gilt decoration on spine, gilt top edge, 286 pp., illustrated (some in color), Very Good copy, soiling to the outer pages, minor soiling or discoloration to the covers, light rubbing to the tips of the covers, no dust jacket. We have housed the book in mylar. Signed by Rackham on the limitation page. A very handsome and rare book!

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        Four Days Wonder

      1933. Hardcover. Fine. First Printing of the First Edition. Original, orange cloth with gilt-letters and decor, 319pp. Author's first mystery. Book and dust jacket in excellent condition.

      [Bookseller: Idler Fine Books]
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        Mickey Mouse in King Arthur's Court with Pop-Up Illustrations

      Blue Ribbon Books, Inc., New York - (1933). Small 4to color pictorial paper-covered boards. Contains three elaborate color pop-ups and numerous b/w full-page and in-text illustration. Some cracking at the inner gutters, as usual and some very light rubbing at the spine tips, else a fine, bright copy with all the pop-ups fine. Preserved in a very good plus DUST JACKET which has light fraying at the spine tips and edges and light soil to the extremities. A very nice survival. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Literary Lion, ABAA]
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        Tarzan and His Mate (Original screenplay archive for the 1934 film)

      Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1933. Two revisions of the script, and one master archive of crew notes for the 1934 film, dating November 1932, March 1933, and July 1933, with the March 1933 draft being an archive that includes 251 pages of various notes, edits, changes, and shot suggestions from 25 different members of the crew involved in the film, including director Gibbons, producer Hyman, screenwriters McGuinness, Rogers, Gordon, and many others. The second Tarzan film to star Johnny Weissmuller, with Jane famously portrayed by Maureen O'Sullivan.One of the best Tarzan films, and a landmark film in the history of film censorship. A big budget followup to MGM's first Tarzan film, "Tarzan and His Mate" featured a lengthy balletic swimming scene between Tarzan and a nude Jane, with Olympic swimmer Josephine McKim doubling for Maureen O'Sullivan, one of the first completely nude scenes in a Hollywood film. The scene, along with the occasionally breast and buttocks revealing costume worn by O'Sullivan in other scenes, ran afoul of newly appointed Production Code Administration head Joseph Breen, who was determined to more strictly enforce decency standards than his predecessor, the Code's namesake Will Hays.The film was censored and changes were ordered by Breen. MGM appealed the decision to the Association of Motion Picture Producers but, despite the vigorous objections by Louis B. Mayer and Irving Thalberg, it became the first film to lose such an appeal. In total, eleven minutes were cut from the film, including the swimming scene, making it one of the first films affected by the new, more censorious PCA, and one that sits clearly on the line demarcating the pre-Code and Code Enforcement eras.In 1986 Ted Turner had the film restored to its original 116 minute version, and it is that version that is available for home viewing today.A story set in Africa, shot on location in Silver Springs, Florida and various locations in California. First draft: Pale blue studio wrappers, noted as COMPLETE on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 2612 and production No. 1921, dated Nov. 25, 1932. Title page integral with the first page of the script. 126 leaves, mimeograph, with white revision pages throughout, dated 11-29-32 and 12-8-32. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Fair bound with two gold brads.Second draft (working archive):Blue studio wrappers, rubber-stamped production No. 1921, dated "From: 3-8-33 thru 3-14-34," with credits for 25 various members of the crew, including producer Hyman, director Gibbons, and many others. Title page integral with the first page of the script, dated March 8,1933, with credits for director Gibbons, screenwriter Gordon, producer Hyman and an uncredited Mr. Cohn. 251 leaves, mimeograph, typescript, and carbon typescript on yellow, white, and onionskin stock, dated variously between March 27, 1933 and 3/15/34. Pages Very Good, wrapper Very Good bound with two gold brads. Third draft:Pale blue studio wrappers, rubber-stamped production No. 1921, dated July 8, 1933. Title page not present. 118 leaves, mimeograph. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Good plus bound with two gold brads.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc. ]
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        Knabenporträt. (Frank Angehrn als Junge). Kohle und Rötel teils gewischt auf Papier.

      1933.. Bildgrösse 39,5x31 cm. 1 Blatt, unten rechts signiert u. datiert. Gerahmt unter Glas 42x33 cm..

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi]
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        The ABC Bunny

      Coward-McCann, Inc. 1933 - First edition. Large thin quarto pictorial paper-covered boards. Illustrated throughout with full-page woodcuts by Ga'g and hand-lettered by Howard Ga'g. A light bump at the upper spine tip, else a fine copy in a very good dust jacket which has some chipping and sunning at the spine and some tape reinforcement on the verso of the upper edge. A Newbery Honor Book for 1934. Scarce in the dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Literary Lion, ABAA]
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