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        Paris. Dix Siècles d'Histoire. 72 illustrations dont 21 eaux-fortes originales, d'André de Szekely.

      R. C. Michel, Paris 1933 - -Paris, R. C. Michel, 1933. Grand in-4. 143pp. 21 planches. =500 exs. Sur vélin d'Arches. Une très belle reliure dans maroquin un printemps vert, très embelli avec dorés. Size: 4ºmayor [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUARIA]
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        [Vinyl Record]: The Harvard University Phonograph Records No. 3: T.S. Eliot Reading His Poems: Gerontion [and] The Hollow Men

      [Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Harvard University Phonograph Records. 1933. First edition. Original 78 rpm vinyl album. Fine. A recording of Eliot "As originally recorded for the Department of English, Harvard University." The first recording of T.S. Eliot. Gallup E5a. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Empty Quarter Being a description of the Great South Desert of Arabia known as Rub' al Khali

      Constable & Co., London 1933 - Original brown cloth, 32 photographic plates, 1 plan, 2 folding maps, interesting appendices, xxiv 433pp, index. Since 630 the city of Mecca has been the center of the Islamic world, but the modern nation of Saudi Arabia was not created until 1932, and oil was not discouverated until 1936. The expedition recorded in this book began in 1931, and it is a fascinating account of pre-oil Saudi Arabia. The nation has changed remarkably in the last 100 years, and the change is still going on. Part of dj laid in. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McLaren Books]
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        Tapeten- und Linoleumhaus Paul Schmitz: Neuzeitbau 33 [Pre-WWII German wallpaper samples]

      Tapeten- und Linoleumhaus Paul Schmitz, Stuttgart 1933 - Oblong octavo. Unpaginated. [2]pp (Title), [85] leaves (Wallpaper samples). Original bolted linen covered boards with red lettering on front cover and spine. Scarce catalogue containing 85 delightful color wallpaper samples from the 1933 collection of the German wallpaper manufacturer "Tapeten- und Linoleumhaus Paul Schmitz." The samples are composed of a variety of abstract and geometric designs, some heavily textured on various types of paper stock. Many are clearly Bauhaus inspired as they feature bright, friendly shades with detailed line and dot patterns, corresponding to the clear, plain aesthetic predominating at the Bauhaus. Bauhaus wallpapers were not "patterned" in the traditional sense but had mottled, flecked, and combed markings and textured effects. Model and style number printed at verso of each sample. Laid in, an original postcard seldf-addressed to 'Tapeten- und Linoleumhaus Paul Schmitz'. The textile designers for Schmitz in 1933 were from the "Bauhaus Kreise." Sale terms and conditions, and advertisting text, on end paper and title page. Minor and sporadic sunning and foxing along edges of binding. Free front endpaper and title slightly foxed. Text in German. Binding and interior in overall good+ to very good, samples in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        La canción del barrio.

      [Buenos Aires, Francisco A. Colombo, 1933]. - Small portfolio containing a suite of 15 engraved plates in the dry point technique. Illustrated front-wrapper serving as title page. One of 90 copies printed on soft paper. Edited by Viau and Zona. Enrique Fernández Chelo designed and engraved the dry point plates and made the impression from the hand-press of the Escuela Superior de Bellas Artes de la Nación. Evaristo Carriego reflects the colourful street life of the bohemian parts of Buenos Aires in the early 20th century. Evaristo, a minor popular poet and a great conversationalist, had made a great impression on the young Jorge Luis Borges, whose family lived in the same part of Buenos Aires. Borges’ life of Carriego (published in 1930 - see item no 55 in this catalogue) in which he recalls his childhood memories, inspired the present series. Francisco A. Colombo (1868-1953) was a self-taught craftsman of great talent. He began as a modest printer who made his own paper in the rural town of San Antonio de Areco; by the late 1920s he was already the most accomplished printer in South America producing books of considerable quality. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hünersdorff Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        Ultramarine.

      London: Jonathan Cape. - First UK Edition, 1933. Pale blue linen cloth boards stamped in cream, in white dustwrapper with black lettering and blue design. Fine in a Fine jacket, minor restoration to front flapfold and spine-end; with very minor overall soiling. Author's First Book. 276pp. Very scarce Modernist highspot. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Compass Rose Books, ABAA-ILAB]
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        K'oen -yu ts'iuen t'ou

      [Beijing, 1674, but reprinted Korea, 1933]. - Xylograph, printed on 6 sheets, the southern polar landmass embellished with animals, including a unicorn, a lion, a rhinoceros, a crocodile, a giraffe, a beaver and a turkey, the spandrels with eight large lozenges with text descriptions, mounted on a large screen. One of the largest world maps ever printed. Verbiest's original is as rare as its forerunner produced by Matteo Ricci at Beijing in 1602 (or its now-lost predecessors). This reprint is almost as rare. It is easily distinguished from the 1674 by the addition of a new imprint in Chinese (accompanied with a chop in this example), and by the fact that the text in the spandrels of the original is within differently-shaped frames. The map itself has many similarities to Ricci's (on a Mercator projection), with updating to reflect European (largely English) exploration of the Canadian Arctic and Greenland. A remarkable piece of printing by the Jesuits in China, published to mark their official return to favour. Beginning with Ricci at the end of the sixteenth century, the Jesuits were really only tolerated in China as scientific advisers and were not allowed to embark on a general mission throughout the country, nevertheless the influence at the imperial court of Ricci's successor, Adam Schall von Bell aroused the jealousy of imperial agents who, on the pretext of the Jesuits supposedly preparing the way for Portuguese occupation, in 1664 had Schall von Bell and five assistants sentenced to death. Schall von Bell was reprieved, but his Chinese assistants were executed and all the priests in China, were rounded up in Canton with a view to being expelled. It wasn't until 1667 when the young Emperor K'ang-Hsi began to take a hand in the affairs of government and made friends with Schall's successor, Ferdinand Verbiest, that the measures taken against the Christians were rescinded and the position of the Fathers made secure. The 1674 original is reproduced in 'Europa und die Kaiser' (Frankfurt, 1985), at p.109-111. A Canton version c.1860 is reproduced (in error for the original), in 'Chine Ciel et Terre' (Gent, 1982), at p.408-409.

      [Bookseller: Daniel Crouch Rare Books LLP]
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        Lord Edgware Dies

      London, W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd,, 1933. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine copy. First Edition, First Impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE LONE STRIKER

      (New York): (Alfred A. Knopf), (1933). First Edition. wraps. Upper right corner slightly bumped, minuscule closed tear at bottom of front cover. Near Fine. 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 blank page opposite the beginning of the text: "To Richard Hocking/from one whose life/has been spent in/questing(?) without/prejudice to anyone/or anything -- R.F./Christmas 1933." Rare with such a superb inscription.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        The Happy Grove: The Story of My Boyhood in Korea

      Scribners, 1933. 1st. Hardcover. A gorgeous copy with Fine covers, decorative pastedowns are a little discolored, in a VG bright dj with a 1/4" X 1 1/4" chip at lower front gutter.

      [Bookseller: CANFORD BOOK CORRAL]
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        The Hound of Death and Other Stories

      London: Odhams Press Limited,, 1933. Octavo. Original burgundy cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Cloth mottled, titles oxidised as very often, spotting to endpapers and occasionally to contents. A very good copy in the exceptionally nice dust jacket with a little bleed to the verso but none of the usual fading at the spine. First edition, first impression. This title was published by Odhams when the Crime Club declined to do so. They later decided they had missed a trick and put out a small number in their own binding and dust jackets. Copies of this edition are far from scarce but pretty ones like the present example are uncommon.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Man with 2 (Two) Left Feet

      A. L. Burt Company 1933 - [McIlvaine: A21b First American edition. Note: Permission to print granted by Double day, Doran who never published the collection themselves despite holding the American rights.] "First Edition" on copyright page. Book is in good condition. Dust jacket is protected with Mylar. Some wear and creasing to the dust jacket. Some tears on the dust jacket. Minor wear to the covers. Some wear to the corners of the covers. Minor wear to the top and bottom of the spine. Stain on the front endpaper. Please see our other P. G. Wodehouse Listings. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: CKR Inc.]
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        Heavy Weather

      Little, Brown and Company, Boston 1933 - Previous owner's name on front end paper verso. Jacket with the number .25 under the unclipped price of $2.00, edges professionally restored by Octavaye Studios. else a very good copy in about a near fine but scarce jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector, Inc.]
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        Early American Children's Books, with Bibliographical Descriptions of the Books in His Collection,

      The Southworth Press, Portland 1933 - 4to. 354pp. Illustrated. Leather spine, gilt titles. Illustrated paper boards./ Top edge gilt. One of 585 numbered copies, this copy unnumbered and marked 'Review Copy'; signed by Rosenbach. Foreword by A. Edward Newton. Light trace of wear else a fine copy in a lightly worn publisher's slipcase. Still the standard bibliography for books from 1682 to 1835. Index of Authors and Titles; another of Places and Publishers. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
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        EARLY AMERICAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS - Signed

      The Southworth Press, Portland, Maine:1933 - **LIMITED TIME ONLY! 50% OFF ALL ANTIQUARIAN SHOP INVENTORY! (DISCOUNT ALREADY APPLIED TO PRICE SHOWN)** Limited edition #52/88 signed by Rosenbach with bibliographical description of the books in Rosenbach's private collection, foreward by A.E. Newton, illustrated, bound in original full blue leather, front and rear covers stamped in blind dipicting t wo children, raised bands, compartments stamped in blind, lettered in gilt, some staining to covers, edges rubbed and hinges slightly weakening, protected within a black cloth covered slipcase lined with soft cloth. To accompany this tite is a small children's book titled "THE TRAGI-COMIC HISTORY OF THE BURIAL OF COCK ROBIN; with the lamentation of Jenny Wren; the sparrow's apprehension; and the cuckoo's punishment, being a swquel to the courtship, marriage, and pic-nic dinner of Robin Red-Breast and Jenny Wren, Benjamin Warner, Philadelphia:1821, in pink paper coverd cardboard, illustrated, housed within a blue cloth covered chemise and blue matching leather slipcase, raised bands, gilt lettering with staining to covers. A wonderful work by the famous collector and writer. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Antiquarian Shop]
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        The American Ornithology or the Natural History of Birds Inhabiting the United States Not Given By Wilson with Figures Drawn Engraved and Coloured from Nature : Volumes 1 2 3 4 / I II III IV

      Philadelphia: Carey Lea and Carey 1825 / 1928 / 1933, A Bound / Flex Cover / REPRINT - All books are in similar condition. All are softcover reprinted editions in very good condition. These books have card covers with cloth spines. Very slight wear to edges. Modern facsimile replica of the original text / work / manuscript / book. Privately published. Archival reprint. These books are not old, however, there is no other publication date other than of the original text. Most likely produced for research purposes since the original text is fragile or very rare. Each volume is are clean and unmarked. Overall a very good copies of this scarce set. Excellent reading resource, research or study. A good book to enjoy and keep on hand. Or would make a great gift for the fan / reader in your life. These are NOT mass market paperbacks or mass produced books. Volume 1: is 130 pages, Vol. 2 is 120 pages, Vol 3 is 90 pages, Vol. 4 is 155 pages. 27 color plates. Modern Reprint. Facsimile Bound Reprint Edition, Clean and Unmarked Text. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Monetary Theory and the Trade Cycle

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company [1933?]. 244 p. Navy cloth with gilt lettering on spine. First edition, early printing. (No statement of "First Edition" on copyright page, which publisher evidently started using earlier in the decade.) Very Good hardcover in Very Good dust jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. Former owner's name on front end paper in pen, foxing to edges and a bit on end papers. Jacket is in nice shape, tiny chip at foot, some rubbing, light foxing, and toning. A nice copy with its rare dust jacket. One of the earliest works of Austrian economist Hayek(best-known for his Road to Serfdom) to be translated into English.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        1933 - 1944 NATIONAL SOCIALIST PARTY OF GERMANY [NAZI] PERSONAL MEMBERSHIP AND DUES BOOK - MITGLIEDSBUCH Nr. 1495063

      VORDEN GERMANY 1933 - On offer is a very scarce personal membership and dues book of one G. Janssen of Vorden Germany. Entries begin in 1933 and stamps begin in 1934 and run through 1944. Handwritten entries on the personal information page. Further research should be able to pinpoint the original owner. Save for some light general soiling this item is VG. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall

      [Bookseller: M Benjamin Katz FineBooksRareManuscripts]
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        SSSR na Strojke.

      (Moskau u. Leningrad, Staatsverlag, 1933). - No 10 1933. [UdSSR im Bau. Text russisch]. Fol. OBrosch. 13 nn. Bll. mit sehr zahlr. Fotos. Sprache: Russisch, Erste Ausgabe. - Sonderheft über Taschkent. - Bowlt-H. 116. W Obloshke-Kat.-Moskau 105 u. 237. - Zwei Blätter mit restaurierten Einrissen. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Steinlen, Theophile-Alexandre. [Lecomte, George]. CHATS ET AUTRES BÊTES. Signé / Signed.

      Rey, Paris 1933 - Steinlen, Theophile-Alexandre. [Lecomte, George]. CHATS ET AUTRES BÊTES. Signé/Signed. Paris: Rey, 1933. Dessins inédits de Steinlen [illustrator]. Half brown morocco over marbled paper covered boards, four raised bands, gilt-stamped spine titles, matching marbled endpapers. Covers bound in. A one page Steinlen ALS tipped to the front free endpaper in fine condition: "Voulez-vous vendredi? / Cher Monsieur Vauxcelles à n'importe quel moment de la matinée je serai très heureux de vous voir en compagnie de votre ami Borchardt / Très cordialement à vous, / Steinlen". Trans. "Is Friday alright? / Dear Mr. Vauxcelles at any moment in the morning I will be very happy to see you together with your friend Borchardt / Yours very cordially / Steinlen". 19 black & white plates of Steinlen’s superb feline illustrations with 150 in-text designs. One of 545 numbered examples on Vélin. One of 500 copies on Vélin de Rives with an extra suite of plates limited to 50 copies only. A beautiful, unique example in very fine condition. 19 planches hors texte et 150 dessins en noir, in texte, reproduits en facsimilé, par Barry. Tirage à 545 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin. un des 500 vélin de rives. On joint une suite des illustrations, sur vélin à la forme, tirée uniquement à 50 exemplaires. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        THE HOGARTH LETTERS. [In Rare Dustwrapper].

      Hogarth Press, London 1933 - Woolf, Virginia. THE HOGARTH LETTERS. [In Rare Dustwrapper]. London: The Hogarth Press, 1933. Scarce First Collected Edition of 11* of the 12 original volumes printed in the Hogarth Letters Series. 8vo. 336 pp. Buff cloth-backed paper boards, printed in black and dark brown, designed by John Banting. Contents paginated separately. Includes, Virginia Woolf's, Letter To A Young Poet, (John Lehmann). Peter Quennell, in lieu of a response from John Lehmann, answers with, A Letter To Mrs. Woolf. A fine fresh copy in the rare original printed glassine dustwrapper unknown by the bibliographer. The fragile glassine shows some wear & is carefully reinforced. Rebecca West's, A Letter To A Grandfather was not published until March, 1933, one month after this Collected volume was issued and therefore not included. A rather elusive Hogarth Press title, especially so in dustwrapper - we know of no other copy thus. One of only 500 cc. Kirkpatrick and Clarke A17a. Woolmer 321. Custom stiff clear Mylar outer wrapper supplied. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        CHINIGCHINICH: A REVISED AND ANNOTATED VERSION OF ALFRED ROBINSON'S TRANSLATION OF FATHER GERONIMO BOSCANA'S HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE BELIEF, USAGES, CUSTOMS AND EXTRAVAGENCIES OF THE INDIANS OF THIS MISSION OF SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO CALLED THE ACAGCHEMEM.

      Fine Arts Press / Thomas E. Williams, Santa Ana, California 1933 - .title continues: TRIBE. Limited to 500 copies. Edited by Phil Townsend Hanna. Annotations by John P. Harrington. Foreward by Frederick Webb Hodge. Illustrations by Jean Goodwin. Published by Thomas E. Williams. Half cloth with dark tan boards with gilt cover vignette, paper spine label, orange patterned endpapers. Illustrated with 11 plates including 5 multicolored color linoleum blocks by Jean Goodwin, 2 reproductions of lithographs including one of Mission San Juan Capistrano, 2 maps, multicolored chart, and bibliography. Corners rubbed, evidence of old damping affecting part of the cover and small spot on foredge, not especially objectionable. (see photos) Small bookplate of Roy Seaton Horton on front endpaper. Overall a very good copy. Firmly bound with bright and fresh plates and text. Color of the linoleum block prints is exceptional. Although not called for this copy has a special page SIGNED BY THE FIVE CONTRIBUTORS. Quite possibly one of just a few copies so produced and the only copy we are aware of with the page of signatures. Chinigchinich is an ethnographic account of the culture and (notably) religious beliefs of the native Californians in the vicinity of the famous mission San Juan Capistrano. This is the only first-hand account of mission-era Juaneños we have. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: RON RAMSWICK BOOKS]
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        Signed Photograph, Circa 1933

      N.p. n.d. [c. 1933], N.p. n.d. [London] - Woolf, Virginia. Signed Photograph, Circa 1933, [6" 1/2 x 5"], Signed in black ink: "Yours / Virginia Woolf" on the lower right of the image. Good photographic portraits of Virginia Woolf do come onto the market periodically, signed ones rarely appear. A near fine image [publisher's very minor retouched enhancement under VW's right eye.] published in Virginia Woolf And Her World, by John Lehmann, 1975. p.55. Publisher's notes to production on the verso. Outstanding. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE / FIRST STATE BINDING ?!?!?

      WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE, Stokes, 1933, 1st edition, a bright near fine copy of this classic world catastrophe novel in an equally bright vg+ first printing full color pictorial dust-wrapper with a small chip missing from the upper left corner of the bit faded dust-wrapper spine panel. Of three binding states, this is by far the scarcest and while we cannot prove it to be the first of the three such bindings, the logical evidence certainly seems to support this case as this binding has gold lettering on the spine only and measures an 1/8 inch higher than its other two counterparts; both shorter and identical in size, one with powder blue lettering on both the burgundy cloth spine and front cover and the other with black lettering on both the brick red cloth spine and front cover. While the priority of these bindings may remain unknown, it certainly was a long time custom for first state bindings to have gold-gilt lettering and later state bindings to be without. Also it seems most illogical for a contemporary later issue binding to be larger than its companions. Thus we argue and thus we rest, perhaps forever without certainty. The source book for 1953 film of the same name.

      [Bookseller: THE FINE BOOKS COMPANY ]
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        The Way of the Lancer [together with] Lances Down. Between the Fires in Moscow.

      London: Cassell and Company Limited, [and] Grayson & Grayson, 1932 & 1933 - 2 volumes, octavo. Original red cloth, Titles to spine of volume I gilt, titles to spine and upper board of volume II in black. With the dust jackets. Volume I with spine titles a little dulled and spine panel of jacket slightly faded. Bookseller's ink stamp to front flap of volume II. A stunning set. First editions, first impressions, volume II is a second issue in a remainder binding with a new price ink stamp to the front flap of the jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Tasco en el ano de mil novecientos veintiocho.

      Manuel Casas, Mexico 1933 - Only edition, limited to 200 copies. (Note that the other portfololios we have of this series contained 50 photographs and were printed in the quantity of 300.) Quarto portfolio with ties. 55 silver-print photos, mounted on heavy card stock with backing. Wonderful, moody black and white studies of architecture in Tasco. Cervantes was born in 1898 and was a prominent eng ineer and restorer of ancient monuments in Mexico. Among his major publications, however, are collections of photographs of colonial Mexican cities and states. He also published several volumes of historical documents and papers, dying in 1953. Some insect damage to a few of the cardboard backings to the photos, in no case affecting the photos themselves. Very good.

      [Bookseller: PLAZA BOOKS ABAA]
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        Maria Chapdelaine. Illustrations de ClarenceGagnon.

      Paris. Editions Mornay. 1933. - sm4to, 25cm, 206p., With 55 colourillustrations from paintings by Clarence Gagnon. limited edition of 2000copies, this being number 1996, bound in half brown morocco, gilt ruledraised bands, gilt spine titles, gilt fleur-de-lis designs in the panels,matched marbled boards and endpapers, with the original decorated(birch-bark) wraps and spine panel bound in, in brown cloth slipcase, afine copy. (cgc) This is the most celebrated and desirable edition ofHemon's famous novel, with the beautifully coloured illustrations byClarence Gagnon on which he worked for three years. This, with Rouquette'sLe Grand Silence Blanc and Blake's Brown Waters, are the only books thatGagnon illustrated. This is one of the corner-stones in any collection ofCanadian illustrated books. All the colour illustrations are hand stenciled(pochoir). This results in a much more attractive image, having theappearance of being hand-painted into the text. This process is distinctlybetter than the normal printed colour illustration process. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC)]
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        Simon Lissim

      Lissim, Simon. Simon Lissim. Preface de M. Paul Leon, Membre de l'nstitut, Professeur au College de France. Paris: Aux Editions Du Cygne, 1933. Original wrappers. Folio (9" x 11 1/4"). 112pp.; illus., 40 pl. including many in color pochoir. With an invitation to an Exposition for Simon Lissim at Galerie du Cygne, Paris, ca 1925.

      [Bookseller: Golden Legend, Inc.]
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        Oeuvres, précédées de Rabelais, sa vie, son oeuvre.

      Union Latine Editions, Paris 1933 - 5 volumes petit in4 ( 230x180 mm ). Reliure pleine basane blonde marbrée, dos à 4 nerfs, titre doré, tête dorée ( reliure de l'éditeur ).Nombreuses compositions originales à pleine page vivement coloriées au pochoir et vignettes dans le texte tirées en bistre de Marcel JEANJEAN, et parfaites reproductions de documents de l'époque : Inscription du Baccalauréat de Rabelais ( novembre 1530 ), quelques pages de l'édition lyonnaise de Pantagruel de 1533, lettre de Rabelais à G. Budé ( vers 1520 ), etc en fac-similé.Edition en vieux français et adaptation en français moderne par Raoul Mortier.Exemplaire numéroté sur vergé chiffon.Tome I. 349 pages. 1494( ? ) - 1553. Rabelais sa vie son oeuvre.Gargantua. Tome II. 284 pages.Pantagruel.Tome III. 415 pages. Le Tiers Livre.Tome IV. 464 pagesLe Quart Livre.Tome V. 394 pages.Le Cinquiesme et dernier Livre.Bel exemplaire. Illustrés.

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        Rackham, Arthur

      London: George G. Harrap & Co., 1933. Roy. 8vo, 286pp. With 8 color plates and numerous drawings in black and white. Original vellum over boards, ruled and lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt, others uncut. backstrip with small brown stain (flaw in vellum?), a very good copy lacking the original numbered slipcase. Limited to 460 numbered copies, signed by Rackham. Rackham notes in his preface, that he illustrated several of these well known tales Ã’in the thirty years and more that my work has led me through enchanted landsÓ. The Fairy Tales include: Hop-O'-My-Thumb, Dick Wittington, Jack and the Beanstalk, Beauty and the Beast, Sindbad the Sailor, Jack the Giant-Killer, The Ugly Duckling, The Princess and the Pea, Blue Beard, Aladdin, or The Wonderful Lamp, Sleeping Beauty, The Three Bears, Ali Baba, Cinderella, Puss in Boots, The Emperor's New Clothes, Little Red Riding-Hood, & Hansel and Grethel. Latimore and Haskell, p. 69. Hudson p. 134.

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        The River War. an Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan.

      London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1933 - Octavo. Original mauve cloth, titles to spine in black. Housed in a quarter black morocco drop down box. Hinges cracked, contents a little browned, cloth rubbed at the edges. Very good. With maps and plans. New (cheap) issue from second-edition [1902] plates, first printing. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "Inscribed by Winston S. Churchill Oct. 21 1934". This issue includes a new introduction in which Churchill explains that "a generation has grown up which knows little of why we are in Egypt and the Sudan, and what out work there has been", and expressing "the hope that the story which these pages contain may be some help and encouragement to those young men and women who have still confidence in the destiny of Britain in the Orient". Cohen A2.4.a; Woods A2(d) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book

      London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1933. - Arthur Rackham's 'Old Favourites of the Nursery'RACKHAM, Arthur. The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book. A book of old favourites with new illustrations. London: George G. Harrap & Co., [1933].Limited to 460 numbered copies, signed by the artist (of which this is number 223). Octavo (9 x 6 in; 228 x 150 mm). 288 pp. Eight full-page color plates and sixty drawings in black and white.Original vellum over boards, ruled and lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Gold and white pictorial endpapers. A very fine copy in the original gray cardboard slipcase with matching limitation number.".with the Hans Andersen maybe mentioned The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book, undertaken in the same propitious mood and published in the following year. The illustrations were all new, though it was not the first time, as Rackham admitted in his preface, that he had illustrated several of these old favourites of the nursery, 'in the thirty years and more that my work has led me through enchanted lands'. The Fairy Tales include:Hop-O'-My-ThumbDick WittingtonJack and the BeanstalkBeauty and the BeastThe Story of Sindbad the SailorJack the Giant-KillerThe Ugly DucklingThe Princess and the PeaBlue BeardThe Story of Aladdin, or The Wonderful LampThe Sleeping BeautyThe Three BearsAli BabaCinderellaPuss in BootsThe Emporer's New ClothesLittle Red Riding-HoodHansel and GrethelLatimore and Haskell, p. 69. Derek Hudon, Arthur Rackham, p. 134. Riall, p. 182.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Give Your Heart to the Hawks and Other Poems

      Random House 1933 - First Edition, SIGNED by Robinson Jeffers. This edition was limited to 185 copies that were for sale. This is number 150. An attractive copy with light wear to the spine. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with light wear to the edges. The pages are clean and the book appears to be unread. There is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp copy SIGNED by the author housed in the original publisher's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Pop-Up Pinocchio

      New York: Blue Ribbon Books (1933). Illustrated boards in matching dust jacket with wear and edge tears. A beautiful copy of this fabulous pop-up book. Text printed on thick stock with wonderful b&w artwork and FOUR fine and beautiful color pop-ups. The first pop-up even has a little ABC book with pages that turn. . Illustrated Boards. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Harold Lentz. Thick 8vo.

      [Bookseller: E M Maurice Books, LLC, ABAA]
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        Autograph letter and envelope signed to Philip W. Bonsal – "Dear Bonzal (Bonz/Bonzo/Phillip)"

      Havana, Cuba: Hotel Ambros Mundos, Sept. 2, , 1933. A4 paper with the letterhead of the Hotel Ambros Mundos. Written in black ink on both sides. Complete with the envelope. Envelope addressed by Hemingway and signed by him. An excellent letter discussing bullfighting in considerable detail: "The feria at Salamanca has three corridas starting the 12th of September with bulls of Juan Cobaleda for Vicente Barrera, Fernando Dominguez (have never seen him) Rafael Vega (little brother of Gitanillo de Triana) – saw him in San Sebastian – very fine style with cape, plenty brave but green with the muleta. 13th – Portuguese Rejoneador Joao Branco Nuncio – and Villalta, Armillita Chico and La Serna (good program. La Serna very hot stuff this season / 4 Terrones bulls 4 Palugese of alves de Rio. 14th – Barrera, La Serna and this Dominguez six of Indolecio Garcia Maleo. If Dominguez is any good could be a good feria. We should have fun anyway. Will go either 10th or 11th and stay at Grand Hotel (new – supposed to be good) Will get you a room and the tickets. Will be damned fine to see you. Will goto the Patronato de Turismo here and reserve the rooms. If you want to come direct to Madrid we might all get a car and drive up. Handsome ride from here. Only about 211 kilometers I think. Wire me of write me your plans will you? Hotel Biarritz, Calle Victoria, 2 Madrid. Dont worry about intruding – it will be a hell of a pleasure to see you and to make the trip. Dominguez was a big shot as a novillero last year – Hasn't been so hot this – But they say is very good if he draws an easy bull. Amulleta Chico is the best fighter working today – La Serna is the big sensation of this year. I went to Bilbao to see him but he didn't show up". The recipient, Philip W. Bonsal (1903–1995), was a career diplomat and the last United States ambassador to Cuba. On another occasion he was the recipient of a fabulously drunken presentation copy of Death in the Afternoon.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Torrents of Spring. A Romantic Novel in Honor of the Passing of a Great Race

      London: Jonathan Cape 1933, 1st U.K. edition. (Hardcover) 173pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Octavo, in original canary yellow cloth with light blue stamped titles. In original unclipped dustjacket, priced 5 shillings net. Mild sunning to spine, otherwise clean and crisp. The first British edition, and the only edition with an introduction by David Garnett..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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