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        Winner Take Nothing.

      London: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933. - FIRST EDITION. 8vo., pp. 244. Publisher's black cloth, gilt labels to spine, little marking, and upper board; top edge tinted. Fine. In VG+ dustwrapper, generally age toned, a little frayed and chipped along extremities and corners with a couple of small closed tears; a couple of folds starting, one strengthened with tape from the inside. Shows extremely well. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books, ABA ILAB]
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        WINNER TAKE NOTHING

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1933 - Hemingway's third collection of stories. Very Good+ in a Very Good or better first issue dust jacket. Scribners A and sea on the copyright page, Stallings quote on back panel, original black cloth Solid clean and tight with bright clean pages. The first state dust jacket has the $2.00 price present and all the correct points. Hanneman A12a. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        MARBLED PAPERS

      Boston: The Club of Odd Volumes, 1933. quarter cloth, paste paper-covered boards, slipcase. 8vo. quarter cloth, paste paper-covered boards, slipcase. (x), 22, (30) pages. An address delivered before The Club of Odd Volumes, November 16, 1932. Limited to 149 copies. Rosamond Loring's (1889-1950) first published work on paper marbling and paste papers (cf. Wolfe, R.: Marbled Paper, its History, Techniques and Patterns pp. 132-134), originally a talk plus demonstration for the Club of Odd Volumes in Boston. Loring discusses her early work in paste papers, her somewhat haphazard introduction to marbling and subsequent instruction therein by a professional marbler, the making of marbled and paste papers, and the history of marbling. Following are five tipped-in samples of paste paper made by Loring, a sample of monochromatic combed marble paper, and samples for each of five stages in the production of three-color combed marble paper. The paste paper covers are also made by her. Loosely inserted are two additional examples of marbled paper by an unknown artist. Slipcase rubbed along edges with small cracks.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        Day Gone By; The Tragedy of a Fool + Postcard + Photograph

      Published by Stanley Paul & Co. Ltd., Paternoster House, Paternoster Row, London First Edition 1933. London 1933. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine and the front cover. 8vo 8'' x 5½''. Contains 284 [32 page catalogue dated 1933] printed pages of text. Eric Barker was a prolific script writer and from the age of twenty he was producing three act plays, serious dramas, comedies, poetry and a lyricist for the music of Rex Burrows. He became one of the most famous faces in British comedy and got his start in show business during the Second World War, when he was part of the armed forces radio show 'Merry Go Round'. After the war the show continued and was renamed 'The Waterlogged Spa', with Eric and his wife, Pearl Hackney. The show's success led to Eric starring in other radio shows, where he achieved celebrity status due to his versatility in mimicking voices. By the mid-1950's he had made the move to the big screen, and found his niche in playing variations on the busybody sticking his nose into everyone's business, or, in the case of the 'Carry On' films, the gang's boss or some other authority figure who was usually on the receiving end of their shenanigans, most memorably in 'Carry on Constable' [1960]. Foxing to the page edges, bumps to the spine ends and corners. Near Very Good condition book in superb Fine condition dust wrapper, priced 7/6 to the spine. Dust wrapper without any tears, marks or chips whatsoever, flawless. Included with the book is a promotional post card about the book from Stanley Paul with a photograph of Eric to one side, also included is the original monochrome post card from this post card. We currently hold in stock many other items of interest by Eric Barker. Member of the P.B.F.A.

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA]
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        Marlborough his Life and Times (4 Volumes)

      George G. Harrap and Co Ltd., London 1933 - First Edition:First Printing:A 4 Volume Near Fine Signed Limited Edition set bound by Leighton Straker Ltd in full orange morocco with five raised bands to the spine, spine decorated with gilt lettering,Marlborough family arms in gilt to the front board, top edge of pages gilt, marbled endpapers.This edition is one of only 155 Four Volume First Edition sets produced of which only 150 sets were for sale.Volume 1 is signed by Churchill and above his signature is stated "This Edition is limited to One Hundred and Fifty Five copies, of which One Hundred and Fifty copies are for sale.This set is copy is No 48". Book Condition:Volume 1: First Edition published 1933,a Near Fine copy,spine slightly darkened,very gently rubbed on top edges of spine,top two corners gently rubbed,signed by Churchill,previous owners sticker on front pastedown,internally clean and bright,tight binding.Volume 2: First Edition published 1934, a Near Fine copy,spine slightly darkened,top two corners very gently rubbed,previous owners sticker on front pastedown,internally clean and bright,tight binding.Volume 3: First Edition published 1936,a Fine copy,spine slightly darkened,very small mark to back board,internally very clean and bright,tight binding.Volume 4: First Edition published in1938,a Fine copy,spine slightly darkened,internally very clean and bright,tight binding. This is the only signed Trade Edition in all of Churchill's works,it is a Near Fine 4 Volume First Edition set signed by the great man himself,one million words long and ten years in the making,it is certainly Churchill's greatest biography and some say perhaps his greatest works. 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bawnmore Fine and Rare Books]
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        Die neue Stadt. Eine Monatsschrift. Jahrgang 1933/1934, 1. Heft: Sonderheft Zürich.

      Heidelberg, Vlg. von Richard Weissbach, 1933 - 4°, 32 S., 55 Textabb., Brosch., Umschlag etw. fleckig, Randriss in V.deckel oben, Rücken knickspurig, oben durchgeh. etw. wasserfleckig u. -wellig. EA. Enth.: Material des IV. Internationalen Kongresses für Neues Bauen; Historische Entwicklung der Stadt, Wandlungen des Stadtbildes; Statistik der Bevölkerung; Wohnverhältnisse; Wohnungs- und Siedlungsbau; Geschäfts- und Kommunalbauten, Neuer Hausrat [d. i.: S. Giedion: Wohnbedarf Zürich]; Kirchenbau und moderne Architektur; Brief eines jungen deutschen Architekten [d. i. Max Cetto] an Dr. Goebbels; Bevorstehende Kongresse. 1100 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        All Men Are Brothers. SIGNED with Her Red Chop by Pearl S. Buck

      New York: The John Day Co., 1933 - Complete 2 volumes in slipcase. 1st edition, 1st printing. Title also in Chinese on t.p. Ascribed to either Shih Nai-an or Lo Kuan-Chung. Octavo, 21.5*15*7cm, wt:1.7kg. Fine volumes in fine slipcase, Vol. 1, pp.1—650, Vol. 2, pp.651—1279. Complete with an original "A Note By the Translator", an original 27-page "Prospectus", and an original bookmark, all issued by the publisher. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chinese Art Books]
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        Kampf in Schnee und Eis

      Hesse & Becker Verlag, Leipzig,, 1933. Octavo, original ecru rough cloth, decoration and titles to upper board and spine in maroon, green top-stain. Numerous plates, many from the author's photographs. Slight cant to spine, else very good. First edition, first impression. Loosely inserted vintage photo-card with Riefenstahl's later signed greeting. A very nice copy of the author's first book, an account of her involvement with Arnold Fanck's pioneering mountaineering films.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Brown Book of the Hitler Terror

      New York, Alfred A. Knopf,, 1933. And the burning of the Reichstag. Prepared by the world committee for the victims of German fascism. With an introduction by Lord Marley. Octavo. Original brown cloth, titles to spine in black against white ground, swastikas to spine and front board, top edge stained brown. With the dust jacket. With black and white photographs. Light partial toning to endpapers, tiny ownership inscription to front free endpaper, edges a little dusty, an excellent copy in the slightly nicked dust jacket. First US edition, first printing, and the first with the Heartfield photomontage dust jacket. Originally published in the UK in 1933.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Clotilde et Alexandre Sakharoff.

      Lausanne, Editions centrales, 1933 - 4°, 78 S., 1 dreifarb. Choreographische Skizze u. 25 photograph. Taf., Broschur, Kleiner Fleck a. vord. Umschlag, sonst schönes Exemplar. Ex. 205 von 1000 Exempl. Von Clotilde und Alexandre Sakharoff auf Schmutztitel voll signiert. «Le dessin de la couverture et les culs-de-lampe sont de Nathalia Gontcharova. Alexander Sacharoff (Alexander Zuckermann), (engl. /franz. Sakharov oder Sakharoff,) 1886 - 1963, Tänzer, Choreograph, Maler und Pädagoge. Zusammen mit seiner künstlerischen Partnerin Clotilde von Derp (1892?1974, geboren als Clotilde Margarete Anna Edle von der Planitz), die er 1919 heiratete, schuf Sacharoff eine eigene Form des modernen Tanzes, die er ?abstrakte Pantomime? nannte. Auch seine für ihre Raffinesse berühmten Kostüme entwarf das Paar selbst. Alexander Sacharoff und Clotilde von Derp gelten als eines der berühmtesten Paare in der Geschichte des Tanzes. 2100 gr. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        ALS and autograph lettercard signed.

      Paris, 19. X. 1933 alt. n. p. o. d. - 8vo and oblong 12mo. 3½ pp. on double leaf (letter) and 2 pp. (lettercard). With atograph envelope. To the writer and publicist Joseph Chapiro (1893-1962), correspondent of various German, French, and american newspapers, translator of Gorky, faithful biographer of Gerhart Hauptmann, and entrepreneur of "world theater".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Portraitpostkarte mit eigenh. Widmung und U.

      Salzburg, 1933. - 1 S. 8vo. "Zur Erinnerung an die Faust-Arbeit 1933 | Salzburg Max Reinhardt".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Dog-Days on Trout Waters

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1933 - 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. Despite the wear to the spine, a very good copy of this notoriously fragile book First edition, no. 166 of 199 copies signed by the author. 12mo. With illustrations by Donald Gardner. Original pink paper over boards, printed labels on upper cover and spine. Spine faded, short splits with quarter- inch chip at head ("to find any one of them in fine condition is not only rare but practically unheard of" - Frazier). Siegel 70; Frazier P-7-a [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Down and Out in Paris and London

      London: Victor Gollancz,, 1933. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine in green. Spine bumped and a little rolled, ownership initials to front free endpaper, small split to back joint, still a presentable copy. First edition, first impression of Orwell's first book.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        On Ancient Central-Asian Tracks. Brief narrative of three expeditions in innermost Asia and north-western China

      Macmillan and co., London 1933 - Large 8vo. xxiv, 342 pages. 2 page publisher's list. With numerous illustrations, colour plates, panoramas and map from original surveys - all as called for. Original cloth, gilt. TEG. Approaching near fine condition without any noteworthy blemish. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        On Ancient Central-Asian Tracks, Brief Narrative of Three Expeditions in Innermost Asia and North-Western China

      Macmillan & Co Limited, London 1933 - xxiv, 336, 1 folding map at the back, 2 pp book adverts. Publisher's brown cloth gilt with embossed gilt decoration to front cover, top edge gilt, coloured frontispiece, title vignette, 147 illustrations of places, people, landscapes, buildings etc. Slight toning of eps, owner inscription of Oxford scholar D.Penny on ffep, corners bumped, a little rubbing of top and tail of spine, else very good. Many coloured plates with tissue guards illustrating the paintings from the Cave of a Thousand Buddhas at Tun Huang. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Interquarian]
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        On Ancient Central Asian Tracks : brief narrative of three expeditions in innermost Asia and north-western China

      London: Macmillan. 1933. With numerous illustrations, colour plates, panoramas and map from original surveys. First edition. Small 4to. xxiv, 342, [2]pp; coloured frontis (titled tissue guard), 149 illustrations (16 in colour on 14 plates, with titled tissue guards; 8 folding panoramas), large folding coloured map. Original brown buckram, gilt device on the upper board, lettered in gilt on the spine, the extremities a trifle rubbed. Top edges gilt, the others uncut. The folding panorama at p150 has had two long clean tears, along folds, neatly closed with archival tape. A very good clean copy. .

      [Bookseller: Astrolabe Booksellers]
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        THE USE OF POETRY AND THE USE OF CRITICISM STUDIES IN THE RELATION OF CRITICISM TO POETRY IN ENGLAND THE CHARLES ELIOT NORTON LECTURES FOR 1932-1933

      Cambridge: Harvard, 1933.. Cloth, t.e.g. Modest tanning to endsheets, heavy clipping offset to viii- [ix], otherwise a very good or better copy, in somewhat grubby dust jacket with some shallow chips. First U.S. edition, published on the same day as the British edition. One of 1500 copies printed. Inscribed and signed by Eliot on the free endsheet: "to Stead T.S. Eliot 1935." The recipient, as noted in pencil in the small hand of an eminent late bookseller, was likely Eliot's close friend, the American born poet and diplomat, William Force Stead (1884-1967) GALLUP A24b.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        To A God Unknown

      Robert O. Ballou, New York 1933 - Signed and extensively inscribed by the author on an accompanying postcard. 1st edition, 1st printing book, in a 1st issue dustjacket with $2.00 price intact on lower front flap. Only 598 copies were printed by Ballou in 1933 and the book didn't have another printing till it was reprinted in1935 by Covici Friede and Heinemann in the U.K. Fine, tight and unread book with no previous owner markings, no soiling, clean page edges and the black upper page edges are very evenly dark and unspotted. There's just a tiny bit of softening to the binding cloth at spine ends, a tiny rectangular shadow to the cloth at the spine front-side lower edge and just a hint of bumping to upper binding corners to keep it from being As New. It is bound in light green cloth with still bright gilt lettering on the spine. The dustjacket is also Fine with one tiny edge nick lower front-side spine end professionally repaired internally, slight toning to the spine lettering but no fading or toning of other spine colors, and a tiny area of surface wrinkling lower front panel that you can only see when held to the light at an angle. Truly beautiful with no tears, chips or fading. The book comes with a postcard written by Steinbeck in 1952, very clear writing/signature and quite a lengthy inscription to a young woman who was collecting author signatures and involved in 4H activities. She had written Steinbeck about trying to win a trophy and he quotes her his favorite motto in both Spanish and English of 'If you don't want to fly beware of wings' and talks to her of 'food became more important than fame' and that he'd tried once to sell his trophy. The postcard was sent from Steinbeck's New York City 72nd St. address and has 'Steinbeck' as part of the printed sender's address. It is in Near Fine condition - a few tiny age-toned areas, one corner tip that had been turned down at some point (no material loss), a tiny pin prick upper middle edge, and a tiny crimp (no material loss) to the lower edge. The postcard is safeguarded now in an archival heavy-duty (16 gauge, so stiff enough not to need a backing board) removable clear holder that lets you see both sides of the card while in the holder. Also included is a custom clamshell case, bronze spine label, with a patterned-design outside cloth covering complementing the book's dustjacket and a fully lined ivory-colored soft flannel interior. The card in its holder is housed in an ivory-colored soft flannel flapped-closure pocket built onto the inside of the upper lid of the case, with the ivory flannel just a bit age-darkened. The book's dustjacket is in a removable, clear mylar dustjacket protecter. Truly rare examples of both Steinbeck's writing and of Steinbeck's 3rd book which is his most scarce book to find in collector condition. ; 7-5/8" x 5"; 325 pages; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: AAABOOKS (Authors & Artists)]
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        Winner Take Nothing

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1933 - First Edition, First Printing with the Scribner's "A" and Seal printed on the copyright page. This copy is SIGNED by Hemingway on an autograph check. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is vibrant in color with NO fading or pieces missing. This First Issue dustjacket has the $2.00 printed price present with light touch up to the edges. The book is in fantastic shape and appears unread. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp. The pages are exceptionally clean, with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a magnificent copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition. We buy SIGNED Hemingway First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        The Lord Fish

      London: Faber & Faber, [1933] - Beautiful copy in its rarest state. Five magical fairy tales from Walter de la Mare, including the title story about the strange adventures of lazy young man who loves, and lives, only to fish. With Rex Whistler's delightful illustrations (WHISTLER, REX) First edition, No. 15 of 60 copies SIGNED by the author and specially bound. 8vo. Engraved title page, 4 tinted,full-page plates, and seven black-and-white headpieces, by Rex Whistler. Full purple vellum with yapp edges, gilt vignette of Lord Fish after Whistler on upper cover, endpapers with Whistler vignettes printed in green, t.e.g. Beautiful, unfaded copy in the original dust jacket with Whistler's design on the front panel. Rare [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        KAMERA OBSCURA. [Camera Obscura]. Inscribed to Iakov Blokh.

      Parabola, Berlin 1933 - [NABOKOV, Vladimir] NABOKOFF-SIRIN, Vladimir. First edition in Russian. 8vo., 203 [1]pp.Original pictorial wrappers, uncut. An essentially fine fresh copy showing minor use with Nabokov's presentation inscription in ink on the front blank [in Russian]: "Iakov Blokh, for a good memory from the author - XII - '33. " Blokh was a Russian publisher in Germany in the 1930's. In 1936 this title became Nabokov's first work to appear in English, & in 1938, this novel became the first of his works to be published in book form in the USA [as Laughter In The Dark]. Juliar A14.1. Custom black cloth clamshell case, gilt-lettered leather labels to the spine. [Before appearing in book form, this work was first published in Paris in four issues of the Russian émigré journal, Sovremennye Zapiski Contemporary Annals between May 1932 & March 1933]. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Warum Krieg? [Why War?]

      Internationales Institut Fur Geistige Zusammenarbeit Volkerbund, Paris 1933 - (FREUD-EINSTEIN) Warum Krieg? [Why War?] Albert Einstein und Sigmund Freud. Paris: Internationales Institut Fur Geistige Zusammenarbeit Volkerbund, 1933. 62pp. original printed wrappers. Slight tanning toward page edges; wrappers darkened at spine and edges, with light wear to extremities. Very Good Condition.FIRST EDITION limited to 2000 printed copies.In 1932, Albert Einstein, invited by the League of Nations to address a letter on any subject to any individual, chose to correspond with Sigmund Freud on the possibilities of avoiding war. Einstein maintained the importance of establishing an independent judiciary body to mediate conflicts. Freud agreed with this idea but also insisted " that there is no likelihood of our being able to suppress humanity’s aggressive tendencies," and that war is the ultimate expression of man’s distaste for the restraints of civilization.By the time of publication, Hitler had risen to power and the world moved closer each day toward a global conflict. Einstein, the committed pacifist, had resigned from the League of Nations over its inability to confront Nazi militarism. In October of 1933 he began his tenure at the Institute of Advanced Study at Princeton, New Jersey.Why War? was translated into multiple languages but this is the true First Edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Otto racconti. Litografie di Hedda Celani.

      1933 - Urbino, Officine Grafiche del Regio Istituto del Libro in Urbino, 1933. Hedda Celani ha ideato e disegnato sulla pietra le illustrazioni e ha curato la veste del volume. La tiratura è stata strettamente limitata a 200 esemplari numerati. Copia n. 1. (Gambetti Vezzosi, p. 78). In 4to (cm. 27,5); legatura originale in tela azzurra con il titolo al piatto e l'autore al dorso; pp 116, (8). Axs [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PAOLO BONGIORNO]
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        I sogni d'un vagabondo.

      R. Istituto di Belle Arti,, Urbino, 1933 - In-8°, pp. 131, (7), cartonatura editoriale con sovraccoperta a stampa. Sguardie figurate a colori, 19 xilografie (all'inizio di ogni capitolo) di Nando Nandi, alunno del III corso superiore dell'Istituto. Perfetto stato; rarissimo a trovarsi completo della sovraccoperta, ignota al Gambetti / Vezzosi. Prima edizione, tirata a 200 esemplari numerati (n° 71). Gambetti / Vezzosi, pp. 921-922: "Piuttosto raro e ricercato". Servolini, p. 570. Pallottino, Storia dell'illustrazione italiana, p. 285: ".Le bellissime edizioni dell'Istituto Urbinate. fra i giovani artisti incisori ed illustratori della scuola segnaliamo. Nando Nanni". Spaducci, p. 292. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gilibert Libreria Antiquaria (ILAB-LILA)]
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        Letters from T.E. Shaw to Bruce Rogers

      Privately Printed at the press of Wm. Edwin Rudge 1933 - First Edition. 5 5/8 in. x 8 ¼ in. Not paginated. Letters dated from 1928 to 1932. Published before Lawrence's death, this volume was limited to 200 copies. Brown cloth over flexible boards. Gilt titling on spine. In a later mylar jacket. The text is printed in an italic font. Inscribed by Rogers on a preliminary page: "Sydney C. Cockerell from Bruce Rogers. 25 July 1933." Sir Sydney Carlyle Cockerell (1867-1962) was a British museum curator, collector, and well-connected figure in the literary world. Light rubbing to lower corners. A very scarce item. The Work of Bruce Rogers, No. 372 (p. 62) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Weird Tales Magazine ( Pulp ) / Volume 22 # 1, July 1933 ( Hand of Glory; Voodoo Song; Fire Creatures; Thing from the Grave; Horror in the Museum; Golden Blood (part 4); Dreams in the Witch House; Ubbo-Sathla; Green Tea, etc)

      Chicago: Popular Fiction Publishing Company / Weird Tales Magazine ( Pulp ) / Volume 22 # 1, July 1933, 1st Edition, 1st Printing - -----------pulp, about 7 x 10 inches, a solid Good to Very Good copy, light rubbing and wear, clear tape on spine, age toning to paper but not brittle, this copy was CAS's own copy bearing his signature on the front page and two pencil hand corrections to his story, obviously RARE signed, this contains: Golden Blood [Part 4 of 6] by Jack Williamson; The Dreams in the Witch-House by H. P. Lovecraft; The Fire Creatures by Edmond Hamilton; Green Tea by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu; The Hand of Glory by Seabury Quinn; The Horror in the Museum by H. P. Lovecraft [as Hazel Heald]; The Man on the Ground by Robert E. Howard; The Thing From the Grave by Harold Ward; Ubbo-Sathla by Clark Ashton Smith; Poems: The Dance of the Dead by Robert B. Gray; Pirates' Cave by Alfred I. Tooke; Voodoo Song by Mary Elizabeth Counselman, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup (Member of IOBA)]
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        When We Were Very Young, Winnie-the-Pooh, Now We Are Six, and The House atPooh Corner. 4 vols in slipcase. 3 First Editions

      Methuen & Co., Dutton, London and New York, 1933, - MILNE, A.A. When We Were Very Young, Winnie-the-Pooh, Now We Are Six, and The House at Pooh Corner . With decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. London : Methuen and Co., (1926, 1927, 1928) [for the second, third and fourth volumes]; New York: E.P. Dutton, (1933) [for the first volume]. Methuen editionsare all First UK Editions; Dutton edition is 149th printing [originally published in 1924]. In four volumes. I: Pp. [i]-xii,(2),1-100,(6), frontispiece; II: Pp. [i]-xi,(3),[1]-158,(6); III: Pp. (2),[i]-x,(2),1-103,(7); IV: [i]-xi,(1),[1]-178,(8), frontispiece. Copiously illustrated. Endpapers lavishly illustrated in colour. 8vo, full green leather (WWWVY), full mustard yellow leather (WTP), full blue leather (NWAS), full red leather (HAPC), giltdecorations with extensive tooling to front, elaborate gilt dentelles to edges and verso of boards (bordering endpapers), gilt tooling and lettering as well as five raised bands and leather title blocks to spines, all edges gilt, each volume with ribbon placemarkers. In paper covered slipcase, decorated in the form of the endpapers. A magnificent set of Milne's classic, seminal works for youngsters. Beautifully bound by the eminently professionalHatchards Ltd., (187 Piccadilly) in a uniform style, with each volume bound in a different colour akin to its cloth original. This lot contains threefirst edition volumes, including "Winnie-the-Pooh", "Now We Are Six", and"The House at Pooh Corner". "When We Were Very Young", despite being a later American printing, is given the same expert attention in its binding. Spine of "When We Were Very Young" browned, with faint sunning to the remaining three spines, a couple of instances of minor marginal smudging, else verygood in rubbed, browned, tape-repaired slipcase. A lovely set. 9,000.00 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Doull, Bookseller (A.B.A.C.)]
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        The Collected Poems of Hart Crane

      Liveright Publishing Corporation, New York 1933 - First edition, limited issue. Edited with an Introduction by Waldo Frank. Slight sunning and soiling, still near fine, without dustwrapper. One of 50 press numbered copies for the friends of Hart Crane, this is copy number 58, putting the actual limitation in some doubt. Nevertheless, uncommon. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm. With 76 illustrations by W. Heath Robinson.

      London: John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd., 1933 - Quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in royal blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. The occasional minor blemish, an excellent copy in a fine binding. With coloured frontispiece and numerous black and white illustrations throughout. First edition, first impression. The original Professor Branestawn title. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Jüdische Kunst aus Hessen und Nassau

      Soncino-Gesellschaft der Freunde des Jüdischen Buches E.V., Berlin 1933 - 1/600. Original green wrappers with gold lettering on front cover and spine. 39 pages of text with 5 mounted in-text b/w photographic reproductions, followed by 33 pages of b/w reproductions of photographs of various Jewish ornaments printed on glossy paper. Special "Sonderdruck" from a catalogue from the "Religiöse Kunst aus Essen und Nassua" exhibition which took place in Marburg in 1928. "Als Sonderdruck aus: Aus religiöse Kunst aus Hessen und Nassau. Kritischer Gesamtkatalog der Ausstellung Marburg 1928. Herausgegeben von Hermann Deckert, Robert Freyhan, Kurt Steinbart im Verlag des Kunstgeschichtlichen Seminars Marburg-Lahn wurden 600 Exemplare dieses Abschnittes ausgegeben als vierzehnte Publikation der Soncino-Gesellschaft der Freunde des jüdischen Buches e.V., Berlin." Sunning on spine. Head and tail of spine slightly chipped. Some discoloration along edges of coverss. Lower front corner bumped, thus affecting pages throughout. Slight abrasion on inside of front cover and on title-page (not affecting text). Text in German. Wrappers in overall good, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        LA SUCCESSIÓ DE CARLES II. Relació dels principals esdeveniments succeïts a Europa a conseqüència de la lluita per la corona d'Espanya entre les cases de Borbó i d'Habsburg.

      Imp. Casa Galve. Barcelona, 1933 - . 28 cm. 2 vol.: X-390 i 420 pàg., 1 f. Il lustr. amb 46 làm., 8 plegades, fora del text. Dos vol. enq. en mitja pell, nervis, florons, conserven les cobertes originals. Dedicatòria autògrafa. Guerra de sucesión Història de Catalunya Libros modernos a partir de 1830 español

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        Marlborough, His Life and Times.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933–8 - 6 volumes octavo (224 × 150 mm). Contemporary red morocco presentation binding by Bumpus, title gilt direct to the spine, flat bands with dotted rule with fleurons, single fillet panels to the compartments and to the boards, large gilt central tool of the Marlborough arms to the upper boards, single fillet edge-roll, all edges gilt, double rules to the turn-ins. Some corners slightly bumped, pale tan-burn from the turn-ins, but overall an extremely handsomely presented set. First American editions, same years as the first British. Presentation set, inscribed in first volume on the binder's blank; "To Louis Sterling from Winston S. Churchill 1947," and signed in the same place in each of the subsequent five volumes. Sir Louis Sterling (1879-1958) was a New York-born industrialist, and a pioneer in the phonographic and music industry. He was one of the original directors of EMI, a leading philanthropist, and, especially during the 1930s, a tireless worker in the effort to provide asylum for Jewish refugees. In Sterling's obituary in The Gramophone, Compton Mackenzie remarked that: "Few men have been as well loved as Louis Sterling and one may speculate whether any businessman has ever been as much loved as that most remarkable little man " Sterling was a noted book and art collector. A superb set in contemporary binding, and an appealing association. Cohen A97.4(I).a - (VI).a, volume V is A97.4(V).b, the "second state," distinguished by the insertion of an errata slip at p.19; Woods A40(b) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Dolores.

      Maastricht. 1933. - The very rare set of eleven wood engravings together with a rejected design. Privately printed limited edition by A.A.M. Stols for Emile, Baron van der Borch van Verwolde, on laid Japan paper, each with the studio stamp on the verso. Full margins, various sizes. The engravings are for Swinburne's Dolores, with female nudes in white line. The three Ravens of the Baron appear naturally disposed with a nude as a tail piece. Reid A12.

      [Bookseller: York Modern Books PBFA ABA]
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        La Croisière Jaune. Expédition Citroën Centre - Asie. Troisième mission. Georges-Marie Haardt et Louis Audoin - Dubreuil, Paris, Plon, 1933.

      - 1 fort vol. in-4 relié plein maroquin jaune de l'éditeur, dos à nerfs, titre en noir, tête dorée, vignette collée sur le plat supérieur, dentelle intérieure, exemplaire nominatif XLI + 344 pages - 123 photographies et 6 cartes dont 3 hors-texte. Edition originale. Envoi autographe signé d'André Citroën à Fernand David. Un des 2000 ex. sur Alfa. Étui (petits accrocs sur l'étui avec manque de papier). Charnière un peu ouverte au niveau des gardes cependant très bel exemplaire toujours solide sans déboîtement. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mesnard - Comptoir du Livre Ancien]
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        The River War (An Historical Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan)

      Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1933 - Copyright page identifies this as ?first cheap edition?, but actually it is the second, as there was also a really cheap little edition in 1915. A desirable edition, and the best to read other than a first. This edition uses the setting of the 1902 edition so is abridged. There are 22 maps, many folding and some in two colours. Bound in lilac cloth, blocked in black on the spine only. 381 pages, index, appendices. This edition adds a new introduction from Churchill. Book is very clean and tight, page edges white and even, owner name on endpaper. Dustwrapper has good unfaded blue letters on spine, worn with cracks and tears, and a piece gone about 35 x 25 mm along top edge of rear cover. (ICS A2da) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Churchill Book Specialist]
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        Presenting Lily Mars

      Doubleday Doran, Garden City 1933 - First edition. A small stain on the copyright page (and the facing dedication page), a little smudging to the boards, a near fine copy in a partially price-clipped, very good plus dustwrapper with a small chip at the crown and light edgewear. Nicely Inscribed by the author to his close friend, and occasional co-author, Harry Leon Wilson: "For H.L., who may be reminded of something or somebody, here and there --- N.B.T. Aug. 26, 1933. Kennebunkport." Interestingly, Tarkington signs using his true first initial "N" for his real first name "Newton," which he seldom did -- perhaps he did so as a lighthearted jab at Wilson, who often went by the name "H. Leon Wilson." The novel was bought by MGM as a dramatic vehicle for Lana Turner, but the script turned out to be too lighthearted and Norman Taurog's 1943 film version was instead a musical, showcasing Judy Garland as the small-town girl who impresses Broadway producer Van Heflin. A great association copy: Tarkington and Wilson collaborated on a number of plays early in their careers, several of which were filmed, probably most notably, *The Man From Home* in 1914 (and re-filmed again in 1922), one of the earliest feature films directed by Cecil B. De Mille. Another collaboration was *Cameo Kirby*, filmed first in 1914, but most notably by John Ford in 1923 with John Gilbert, Alan Hale, and Jean Arthur. Wilson, who was married to Rose O'Neill (creator of the Kewpie Doll), wrote several other books that were filmed, including *Merton of the Movies, Ruggles of Red Gap*, and *Bunker Bean*. Over sixty films were made from Tarkington's works, including *The Magnificent Ambersons.* See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        FOUR POEMS BY JOHN MILTON: L'ALLEGRO, IL PENSEROSO, ARCADES, LYCIDAS

      The Gregynog Press, Newtown, Wales 1933 - 264 x 171 mm (10 3/8 x 6 3/4"). 33 pp., [1] leaf (colophon). No. 172 OF 235 COPIES (of a total of 250, including 15 bound in morocco). Publisher's reddish-brown Hermitage calf, upper cover blocked in blind with titling, press device, and the figure of Euphrosyne, one of the Three Graces, designed by Blair Hughes-Stanton. WITH 11 WOOD ENGRAVINGS BY BLAIR HUGHES-STANTON, four of these full-page. Printed on Japanese vellum. Harrop 26. A hint of rubbing to leather, one tiny spot on spine, otherwise A VERY FINE COPY, immaculate internally. During a short space of time, from 1931-34, Blair Hughes-Stanton (1902-81) produced woodcuts for six memorable books issued by the Gregynog Press, and this collection of four early poems by Milton was, in Harrop's view, "merely a vehicle for displaying the illustrations," which feature figures from classical mythology depicted in the artist's distinctive erotic style. Hughes-Stanton (1902-81) studied at the school of Leon Underwood at Hammersmith and had a long and productive career producing sophisticated expressive woodcuts as an avant-garde artist. Although he was pressured to make his striking, sometimes even savage, images look more like those of Eric Gill, he resisted and successfully established his unique personal style as an illustrator. The type use here is the graceful Perpetua designed by Gill, who was, with Hughes-Stanton, one of the two central figures in the English wood engraving revival. Although Gill is the more recognized artist, he never approached Hughes-Stanton in terms of intricacy. While prone to abrasions, the "Four Poems" binding is described by Harrop as "one of the most sucessful to come from the Press.". No. 172 OF 235 COPIES (of a total of 250, including 15 bound in morocco) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        ULYSSES

      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). Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: LUCIUS BOOKS (ABA, ILAB, PBFA)]
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        Festgabe zum 60. Geburtstag. Manuskriptalbum von verschiedenen Händen.

      Berlin, Bremen, Bückeburg, Göttingen, Kalksburg, Lambarene, Starnberg u. a. O., zumeist Sommer 1933. - 20 Beiträge auf zus. 56 beschr. SS. Mit 3 Tuschzeichnungen (Bückeburger Motive) und 2 montierten Fotografien. Originaler grüner Maroquinband mit Wappensupralibros. Kopfgoldschnitt. Gr.-8vo. Im zeitgenöss. Pappschuber. Schönes, wohl von der Erstbeiträgerin Agnes Miegel (1879-1964) initiiertes Album zum 60. Geburtstag der Lulu von Strauß und Torney, verwitwete Diederichs, am 20. September 1933. Unter den Beiträgern finden sich Lou Andreas-Salomé ("was ein Mensch zeitlebens zu bewältigen hat, entspräche nicht so sehr einem - größern oder kleinern - Haufen von Einzelheiten als, noch in jeglichem und geringsten einem Hineingehen in alle Ganzheit"), der Germanist Richard Benz ("in schönen Augusttagen des Jahres 1916, bin ich Ihnen begegnet: als der erste Autor des Verlags [.], der Ihnen als der Gattin von Eugen Diederichs zu Gesicht kam"), Marie von Bodelschwingh (Erinnerungen an ihre Jugendzeit in Bückeburg), der Bildhauer Ernst Gorsemann (Grußadresse und Anekdote, mit 2 Fotografien), die Bückeburger Freundin Olga Jebens ("Die räumliche Trennung seit Deiner Heirat hat das Vertrauen und die seelische Verbundenheit nicht zerstören können"), Agnes Miegel ("Es ist ein Junitag, an dem ich dieses schreibe und es soll doch ein Gruß sein zu Deinem Geburtstag. Aber ich muß heute so sehr an einen Tag, eigentlich einen Augenblick aus unserm Leben denken, der mir immer als ganz besonders bedeutungsvoll erschienen ist"), Börries Frhr. von Münchhausen ("In ganz alter Freundschaft, liebe Lulu, grüsse ich dich heute, einer Freundschaft, die zurückgeht auf jene Tage, da wir als halbe Kinder in Apelern das Glück meiner Mutter genossen"), der Germanist Hans Naumann (1 Sonett und 1 Prosastück mit Thomas-Mann-Anekdote: "Mit Thomas Mann ging ich einst durch die Gassen von Jena und zeigte sie ihm. Da trafen wir Eugen Diederichs. Und der behauptete, das alles sei nichts, verglichen mit einer Rostbratwurst"), der Pädagoge Herman Nohl ("Sie kennen meine Liebe zu Brahms. An Künstlern wie ihm und Ihnen wird mir immer von neuem deutlich, was deutsche Art und Kunst eigentlich ist"), Albert Schweitzer (Lambarene, 13. VII. 1933: "Wie oft denke ich an die Stunde des Zusammenseins in Frankfurt vor einem Jahre [.] Im Spital sehr viel Arbeit. Zur Zeit beherbergt es 350 Kranke. Während ich Ihnen schreibe schweift mein Blick über den im blauen Dunste liegenden Fluss. Motorboote legen an Dampfer an . Schwarze bringen die Waaren, die der Dampfer mitnehmen soll. Dass man auf dem Aequator ist, spürt man heute nicht. Ein kühles Lüftchen kommt vom Südpol. Es ist Winter bei uns"), Ina Seidel ("in demselben wunderbaren Sommer 1903, in dem wir damals Achtzehnjährigen uns gleichzeitig für die 'Buddenbrooks' und für 'Die Briefe, die ihn nicht erreichten' begeisterten, lernte ich auch Deine Gedichte kennen - die 'Lieder und Balladen'"), die Malerin Gertrud Simmel geb. Kinel ("Man meint: Leben, das seien die guten Zeiten, und was man leidet, das sei nun der Abzug vom Leben. Leiden ist Leben, wie Frohsein Leben ist"), Lisa Tetzner ("Seitdem Du mir zum ersten Mal entgegen tratest, in Jena an jenem Abend, als ich Dir zum ersten Mal Märchen erzählen durfte, [.] hat uns ein tiefes Freundschaftsband verbunden"), Helene Voigt-Diederichs (Gedicht) und der Kulturphilosoph Herman Wirth (Bremen, "Sommersonnenwende 1933": "Unsere Wendezeit harrt der Wiederkehr der Volksmütter"). - Einmontiert ferner ein eh. Br. m. U. (Berlin, 2. X. 1908) und ein eh. Billett m. U. (Fragment) ihres Onkels Dr. Dr. von Strauß und Torney. - Die Lyrikerin Lulu von Strauß und Torney veröffentlichte ihre ersten Gedichte 1898; praktisch ihr gesamtes Werk stammt aus der Zeit vor dem ersten Weltkrieg. Sie fand Kontakt zum Göttinger Kreis um den Dichter Börries von Münchhausen und lernte Agnes Miegel und Theodor Heuss kennen, mit denen sie eine lebenslange Freundschaft verband. 1916 heiratete sie in Bückeburg den Verleger Eugen Diederichs (1867-1930) und zog nach Jena. Unter seinem Einfluss wandte sie sich religiösen Them [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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