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        WINNER TAKE NOTHING

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1933 - First printing with "A" on copyright page and Stallings review on the rear dust jacket panel. A clean, Near Fine book with gold labels on the front cover and spine, and a red top-stain. In a Very Good + dust jacket with a faint crease running the length of the spine, spine gently toned and a small chip on the rear panel. A 1933 collection of short stories by Nobel Prize Winner Ernest Hemingway, including "A Clean, Well Lighted Place," which James Joyce called "?one of the best short stories ever written." Many of the stories here appear in print for the first time - and would appear again in later collections. In the year of the collection's publication, Hemingway would go to Africa, an experience which he would later use to write "Green Hills of Africa" and "The Snows of Kilimanjaro." "There are two stories that show a sudden expansion of Hemingway's range, yet both are beautifully simplified and pure. These are "Wine of Wyoming" and "The Gambler, The Nun, and The Radio.'" (Contemporary New York Herald Review). Near Fine in Very Good +. dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Lincoln and the Doctors; a Medical Narrative of the Life of Abraham Lincoln

      The Pioneer Press, New York 1933 - Limited edition of only 550 copies signed by the author, 152pp., bound in 1/4 back cloth over marbled covered boards, lettering gray over black to upper board, spine lettering gilt, edges toned, corners worn, upper edge of both boards bumped. "Printed in memory of the physicians who contributed to the maintenance of the health of Abraham Lincoln and to those physicians who sought to keep alive the sinking flame in his stricken body .on the sixty-eighth anniversary date of his dramatic death." Octavo [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA]
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        PARIS DE NUIT. 60 photos inédites de BRASSAÏ.

      1933 - Paris, Arts et Métiers graphiques, sans date [1933]. In-quarto (200 X 251) reliure éditeur à spirale métallique, chemise et étui de toile lie-de-vin, pièce de titre et fer doré au dos de la chemise ; (6) ff. , 62 pages. Minimes défauts à la couverture. ÉDITION ORIGINALE de la préface de Paul Morand et premier tirage des 62 PHOTOGRAPHIES de Brassaï reproduites en héliogravure, et non 60 comme annoncé à tort. Ouvrage publié dans la collection "Réalités" sous la direction de Jean Bernier et Charles Peignot. «"Paris de nuit" est, de tous les albums consacrés à la ville à cette époque-là, le plus remarquable et, du point de vue de la structure, le plus complexe, plaçant Brassaï au rang de grand maître de la photographie de nuit» (Kim Sichel). PLAISANT EXEMPLAIRE de cet ALBUM FAMEUX, devenu un classique des livres illustrés par la photographie, provenant de la bibliothèque de Michel DÉON. (Bibliographie: Kim Sichel, "Brassaï. Paris le jour, Paris la nuit" 1988 - Martin Parr, "Le Livre de photographies", I, 134 - Andrew Roth, "The book of 101 books", 76-77). NICE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE ERIC CASTERAN]
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        The Noble and Joyous Boke Entytled Le Morte D'Arthur

      Oxford: Shakespeare Head Press, 1933. Limited edition #369 of 370 copies. Bound in full red pigskin, the text printed in red and black on hand-made paper, with woodcuts from the 1498 edition, beautiful marbled end papers, page top edges gilt and fore- and bottom edges deckle-edged. Within the limited edition, this is a superior copy: only a few of this edition were bound in full pigskin, the remaining sets bound in half or three quarter leather. Laid in are the publisher's 4-page precis, and 4 trial pages, both on the same hand-made paper with the red and black printing of the text, and each with a woodcut from the text. These volumes are from the library of Barry Gaines, Malory and Shakespeare scholar, and author of Sir Thomas Malory: An Anecdotal Bibliography of Editions, 1485-1985. In near fine condition, with only slight wear to the corners of the covers. First published in 1485 by William Caxton, Le Morte d'Arthur is today perhaps the best-known work of Arthurian literature in English. Many modern Arthurian writers have used Malory as their principal source, including T. H. White in his popular The Once and Future King and Tennyson in The Idylls of the King.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        THE SCIENTIFIC ROMANCES OF H.G. WELLS (1st Omnibus Edition of: THE FOOD OF THE GODS, IN THE DAYS OF THE COMET, THE ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU, THE WAR OF THE WORLDS, FIRST MEN IN THE MOON, THE INVISIBLE MAN, THE TIME MACHINE, MEN LIKE GODS)

      London: Gollancz, 1933. Wells, H. G. THE SCIENTIFIC ROMANCES OF H. G. WELLS. London: Gollancz, 1933. First Omnibus Edition, first printing. A Near Fine copy (only a few insignificant marks of abrasion to the boards) in a NEAR FINE COMPLETE AND UNRESTORED ORIGINAL DUST JACKET (spine panel a trifle age-toned as is usual with the Gollancz yellow dustwrappers of the era, a few very tiny blemishes, very likely removed whilst the volume was being read). This very first collected appearance of Wells' most famous novels appears in an 8vo volume which is 1,232 pages in size and thrice the thickness of the average book of the period (which might also explain why so few examples are still extant and why this is only the first copy in Dust Jacket that we've ever been able to offer for sale). This edition for the masses was likely short-printed, many may have perished in the pulping drives of WW2, but perhaps the likeliest explanation for its rarity is that, by the time the reader of the period finished all eight novels, the book was probably handled to death. For today's collector who may be disinclined to spend the fortune required to put together a set of the individual first edition volumes, this first Omnibus Edition may be an answer. Ironically the rarity lies here; one could find twenty first edition copies of The Time Machine or The Invisible Man before one could find a single example of this scarce and desirable First Omnibus Edition, especially one in such superb collector's condition. . First Edition Thus. Near Fine/Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Lakin & Marley Rare Books]
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        THE SERPENT IN THE WILDERNESS

      New York: Sheldon Dick, (1933). First Edition. Hardcover. Small stain at the lower corner of the front cover. About Fine in the original tissue dustwrapper and worn box and quite uncommon in this original condition. Small folio in cloth-backed boards. Copy #4 of only 84 SIGNED copies with an ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT PAGE bound in. Total edition was 400 copies. The manuscript leaf is from the title poem and begins: "He knew that cruelty begot cruelty, but that kindness was no sure way/To prevent it." Among the original 44 subscribers to this edition was Frank Capra.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Dawidowicz, Lucy S

      ISBN 0-03-013661-X., The War Against The Jews 1933-1945.. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York.. 460 Pages.. No photos. No illustrations. Appendices - The Fate Of The Jews In HitlerÕs Europe, By Country; The Final Solution in Figures. Notes. Sources. Index. Maps. Copyright 1975 First Edition./Hardcover.. NON SMOKING STORE. My listing includes PHOTO OF ACTUAL BOOK for sale. Book Interior VERY FINE / Boards Very Fine / Dust Jacket Near Fine. Book looks and feels as if read once, very gently. Rag edge pages. Boards are red, spine and quarter boards are black cloth, lettering gilt, full title embossed on front cover with no added colour. Spine is solid, and straight. Dust jacket is white/red, lettering blue/black/white, jacket design by Philip Grushkin. Dust jacket is NOT PRICE CLIPPED, has a tiny bit of age darkening on folds of flaps, back flap fold and back dj cover has a few small dots of colour off the red and a 1/4 inch rip on bottom edge. DJ spine has a 3/16 and a 1/8 inch rip in top edge, bottom edge has a 1/8 inch rip and a few short creases which have chipped the colour off slightly leaving a few short thin white lines, dj front cover has one or two tiny colour chips, front dj flap has a few small dots of colour off, entire dj has very minimal edge wear. Book boards and spine are flat, clean, bright, no rips, no bent corners, one very slightly bruised corner, no spine creases, no stains, a very small amount of edge wear on corner tips and in places on the bottom board edges. Page edges clean, bright, entire text block sags very slightly due to being upright on shelf for years. Front end papers are blue/grey map of Europe Under German Rule December 1942, back end papers are blue/grey bar chart and map showing Destruction Of The European Jews. Inside of book is tight, clean, bright, clear, flat. OwnerÕs name, date, small, in ink on first white front page. . World War II

      [Bookseller: WILLOWBAY BOOKS]
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        QUEEN CHRISTINA (1933)

      USA 1933 - Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, USA. Greta Garbo, John Gilbert, Ian Keith, Lewis Stone, Elizabeth Young, C. Aubrey Smith, Reginald Owen, Cora Sue Collins, dir: Rouben Mamoulian; MGM. The pet project of Greta Garbo, who came out of a year of self imposed exile after refusing the poor scripts that MGM was attempting to saddle her with, to play the historic Queen of Sweden. Loyal and bound to her country when she experiences romance, she decides to give up her throne to follow her heart. This card depicts the scene in which she tells her people of her choice to abdicate. The card was once in an album, and there are light stains on back which do not show through at all, pinholes in outer image, one minor border chip, mended with archival paper, NEAR FINE.

      [Bookseller: Walter Reuben, Inc.]
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        Monetary Theory and the Trade Cycle

      Harcourt, Brace & Co., inc, 1933-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, early printing in rare original jacket. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company [1933?]. 244 pages. Navy cloth with gilt lettering on spine. (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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        To A God Unknown

      NY, Robert O. Ballou, 1933, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. First issue of his third book, one of only 598 copies actually bound and sold, Goldstone & Payne A3a, Morrow 22, endpapers, title page vignette, and dust jacket illustrated by Mahlon Blaine, this book is Steinbeck at his most powerful and his most mystical. Black top edge stain still very black, book cloth somewhat mottled, jacket with one short tear, this is a very pleasing and attractive copy of a very scarce book.

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman ]
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        20 Bilder zur Bibel von Alfred Kubin. München, R. Piper u. Co. 1924. Folio. Inhaltsverzeichnis u. 20 Lichtdrucktafeln. Orig.-Halbleinenbd. mit Rücken- u. Deckeltitel sowie Orig.-Schutzumschlag

      . . Makelloses Exemplar dieser beeindruckenden Veröffentlichng mit 20 großformatigen Federzeichnungen von Alfred Kubin. Das Werk wurde 1933 in die Liste des verbotenen Schriftums aufgenommen, und ist daher von entsprechnder Seltenheit. - Raabe 236.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Schmidt & Günther Einzelunte]
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        FIDDLE O' DREAMS and More

      Hutchinson 1933 - First edition. Original pink cloth, lettered in black to spine. Author's presentation copy, inscribed by the author to his wife, "To my dear wife / Arthur Morrison / November 1933" A fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        Maria Chapdelaine. Illustrations de Clarence Gagnon

      Paris: Editions Mornay, 1933. Original birch-bark decorative wrappers, in the glasine jacket as issued. One small spot on spine, very faint edge wear and a couple of tiny chips to the edge of the glasine, otherwise an absolutely fine copy. This is copy #1553; one of 1900 copies printed on 'blanc de Rives' paper, of a total edition of 2000. 54 colour illustrations by Clarence Gagnon. A very nice copy of a handsome book.

      [Bookseller: William Matthews, Bookseller]
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        DON QUIXOTE (ADVENTURES OF DON QUIXOTE) (1933)

      USA 1933 - Vintage original 14 x 22" (35 x 55 cm.) window card poster, USA. Feodor Chaliapin, Sr., George Robey, Oscar Asche, Miles Mander, Sidney Fox, dir: Georg Wilhelm Pabst; United Artists. The story of an elderly gentlemen in 16th century Spain who goes mad after reading too much about chivalry, claims himself a knight and sets out with a small entourage to revive that age. With songs, this version of the famous tale would later be realized as the musical "Man of La Mancha". Three versions were filmed for 3 different languages -- English, French and German -- with the famous Russian-born opera singer Feodor Chaliapin playing in all three versions, resulting in three somewhat different films. This work is one of the only times Chaliapin was captured on film. He is known to have been the first opera singer to concern himself with a believably-acted presentation of character. This card displays beautifully and has been cleaned and backed. There were some creases/tears in the "C" of "Chaliapin" which has had a bit of touch-up. An area in the top center has been addressed. An area at the bottom of the sword has also had a bit of touch-up and a tear at the center of Chaliapin's neck extending from the right edge has had a touch-up. An inner tear below the windmill has been addressed. A few minor edge creases have been smoothed out. VERY GOOD-FINE.

      [Bookseller: Walter Reuben, Inc.]
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        HOLD YOUR MAN (1933)

      USA 1933 - Vintage original 22 x 28" (56 x 71 cm.) jumbo window card, USA. Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, dir: Sam Wood; MGM. Pre-Code sizzler written by Anita Loos specifically to high light the dramatic abilities of Jean Harlow. Though she is toned down from her previous work in RED DUST and RED HEADED WOMAN, she engages in some of the most sexually charged scenes of the time with Clark Gable, including a scene where they share the same bath water, walk around in their robes and share a torrid kiss within minutes of having met each other. He is a small time con, she falls in love with him, they have a baby and she goes to prison for his botched crime. Things do work out in the end of course! This was the third pairing for Gable and Harlow and they would go on to make two more films together. This poster was for the Palace Theater in Marion, Ohio. The historic theater was built in 1928 by John Eberson and is still a working legit stage and film house. Paper-backed to address very minor stains and wear, NEAR FINE.

      [Bookseller: Walter Reuben, Inc.]
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        Sheep and Bear Trails: A Hunter's Wanderings in Alaska and British Columbia

      New York: Frank Walters 1933, 1st Edition. () [i-vi], vii-xvi, [2], 3-211pp. Near fine in very good dust jacket. Octavo. Illustrated dust jacket over blue cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and front board. Ram head stamped in gilt to front board. Very light shelfwear to boards, corners, and head and tail of spine. Cloth clean and unfaded and gilding bright. Jacket with some rubbing and small chips and closed tears to edges. Spine and rear panel lightly darkened. Illustrated endpapers. Signed and inscribed on the halftitle: "For Howard Cleaves who has done so much for the wild life of our country- with the warm regards of John P. Holman. Fairfield, Conn. June 3rd, 1937." Internally clean and tight with numerous black and white plates from photos. With a prospectus for the book laid in. A beautiful copy, scare in a nice jacket, of Holman's account of bear and sheep hunting in Alaska and British Columbia. Holman hunted mountain sheep in the Canadian Coast Range and grizzly bear in the Kenai Peninsula. The book is inscribed to noted wildlife photographer and lecturer, Howard Cleaves. Cleaves traveled the world photographing animals and had a lecture circuit around the United States presenting and discussing animal life. A scarce title in this condition with a nice association..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        PICASSO ET SES AMIS (TIRADA DE 22 EJEMPLARES)

      . Zustand: Muy Bien Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura Edicion Limitada. Paris. 1933. Media piel. 19X13. XVI+231Pag+8h. Ilustrado con 15 planchas. Prologo de Paul Leautaud. Encuadernacion de Brugalla. Edicion cortisssima de 22 ejemplares en Velin de puro hilo. Rarissimo. Ref 9.6 Biblioteca A.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        The Economics of Imperfect Competition

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1933. London: Macmillan and Co., Limited,, 1933. Octavo (223 × 145 mm). Publisher's blue cloth, spine lettered gilt. Ownership inscription to front pastedown crossed through, that of Penelope Barlow dated 1934 to front pastedown. Spine ends a little frayed, a little very light spotting. An attractive copy. First edition of Robinson's first major book, in which she reconstructed the theory of value by allowing monopoly to "swallow up the competitive analysis". For a discussion of the work, see Schumpeter, pp. 1151-2.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        ON ANCIENT CENTRAL-ASIAN TRACKS, Brief Narrative of Three Expeditions in Innermost Asia and North-Western China

      London, Macmillan & Co., Limited, 1933.. London, Macmillan & Co., Limited, 1933.. FIRST EDITION 1933, 8vo, approximately 240 x 170 mm, 9½ x 6½ inches, 147 illustrations as called for in the list of illustrations plus a large folding map at rear, including colour frontispiece and 14 colour plates, all with a tissue caption guard, and 8 panoramas, many plates have several images, original publisher's brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine and central gilt medallion to upper cover, top edge gilt. Slight rubbing and bumping to head and tail of spine, pinhole to top of lower hinge, corners bumped and slightly worn, covers lightly marked and scratched, slight shelf wear, small pale mark to 1 margin, otherwise a very good copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        Hand-Made Album Containing 60 Original Photographs of Adolf Hitler and His Inner Circle. Presented to Adolf Hitler on His Birthday (April 20, 1933), With Presentation Inscription From Erna and Heinrich Hoffmann

      N.p.: Heinrich Hoffmann, 1933. N.p.: Heinrich Hoffmann, 1933. An exquisitely-produced album of professional photographs by Hitler's close friend and personal photographer Heinrich Hoffmann. Of the sixty images collected here, only about ten appear in the on-line archive of the Bavarian State Library (which has collected and digitized over 20,000 of Hoffmann's photographs to date), and none appear in Hoffmann's published collections of propaganda photographs of the Thirties and Forties. These are in fact remarkably informal images, clearly not chosen for their propaganda value but rather for their intimate and personal quality; they show Hitler at his most relaxed, in the company of close friends, often on the grounds of his country retreat at Obersalzberg but also on vacation at the beach resort of Lambach and picnicking on the grounds of Bayreuth. Most of the photographs appear to have been taken between about 1929 and 1931, during the consolidation of Nazi Party power but before Hitler's elevation to the position of Reichschancellor. In addition to Hitler himself, who is seen in 24 of the photographs, many members of Hitler's Inner Circle appear here - most notably Joseph Goebbels, Hitler's closest friend and adviser during this period; Hermann Esser, editor of the Völkischer Beobachter; Julius Schreck, Hitler's chauffeur and later first Reichcommander of the SS; Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bruckner; Baldur von Schirach, leader of the Hitlerjugend; Financial Minister Franz Xaver Schwarz; photographer Heinrich Hoffmann and his wife Erna; and many others. & & But the one figure who is a constant presence in these photographs is Hitler's half-niece and lover, Angelica ("Geli") Raubal. Indeed, Geli is so prominent a feature of the album -- appearing in no fewer than 55 of the 60 images (and those in which she does not appear feature her mother, Hitler's half-sister Angela Raubal) -- that we are tempted to describe this as a memorial album to Geli, who had committed suicide in September, 1931 following what some contemporary accounts described as "a violent confrontation" with Hitler in his Munich residence.& & A sense of mystery has always surrounded Hitler's relationship with his niece, which began while she was still a teenager and eventually evolved into a full-scale love affair. By the age of twenty Geli had become a full-time resident of Hitler's Munich residence and an ever-present figure at gatherings of his inner circle. Rumors circulated about the incestuous relationship, but enough ambiguity remained that some historians - especially Hitler apologists - continue to maintain that the relationship, while close, remained chaste. The overwhelming evidence however points not only to a sexual relationship, but (based upon later statements by those who knew Geli well) a severely twisted and sadomasochistic one. A 1943 report for the US Office of Strategic Studies prepared by Walter Langer and others concluded that Hitler was subject to "an extreme form of masochism in which the individual derives sexual gratification from the act of having a woman urinate or defecate on him" (see Ronald Hayman, Hitler and Geli, NY: 1999). While the full extent of their sexual relations can never be known, there is no questioning the central place that Geli occupied in Hitler's life in the formative years of the Reich, nor the profound effect her death had upon Hitler's personality. In the words of Hitler's one-time confidant Ernst Hanfstaengl, "...I am sure that the death of Geli Raubal marked a turning point in the development of Hitler's character. This relationship, whatever form it took in their intimacy, had provided him for the first time in his life with a release to his nervous energy which only too soon was to find its final expression in ruthlessness and savagery. His long connexion with Eva Braun never produced the moon-calf interludes he had enjoyed with Geli and which might in due course, perhaps, have made a normal man out of him. With her death the way was clear for his final development into a demon, with his sex life deteriorating again into a sort of bisexual narcissus-like vanity, with Eva Braun little more than a vague domestic adjunct" (Hanfstaengl, The Missing Years, NY: 1957). & & A search of the Bavarian State Library finds only 42 photographs of Geli Raubal among the more than 20,000 images in its Hoffmann archive (including group portraits in which Geli turns up). A close comparison of these images with those in the current album reveals only eight duplications, leading us to conclude that this private album contains no fewer than 45 previously unknown images of Geli. Based on the same calculus, we conclude that approximately twenty of the images in which Hitler appears in the album are similarly unknown, or at least are unpublished and not available through the Hoffmann archive. This is not entirely surprising given the concerted attempt to erase public memory of the relationship between Hitler and his niece following her suicide (the Munich newspapers, for example, in announcing her death, made no mention of her relationship to Hitler). What is surprising is that, nearly two years after the event, Hitler's close personal friend and official photographer would present him with an album which would bring the memory of Geli so freshly and vividly to mind. If anything, this gives weight to Hitler's later pronouncement that Geli had been "the only woman he had ever loved," and somewhat countervails the suspicion, long held by scholars of the Reich (and popularized in Ron Hansen's 1999 novel Hitler's Niece), that Hitler himself murdered Geli in order to eliminate the potential threat of having his sexual perversions made public. & & While the circumstances surrounding the creation and presentation of this album can only be guessed at -- did Hitler request it? Was Hoffmann attempting to remind his friend of those "moon-calf interludes" which "might have made a normal man out of him"? -- we can say with certainty that the album fills a documentary gap in Hitler's biography at one of the most critical periods in the formation of his character and in the development of the Reich. Its discovery will provide a basis for re-examination of Hitler's relationship with his niece and of the psychological forces which led to the most widespread reign of terror in recorded history. & & PROVENANCE: This album was removed from Hitler's private residence at Obsersalzberg in the weeks following the surrender of German troops in 1945 - one of thousands of war trophies brought home by American G.I.s following the war. It has remained in the possession of the original owner's family until this time. Album of 21 leaves (18 used) containing 60 original silver-gelatin prints, each approx. 12cm x 8.5cm (4.5" x 3.5"), mounted three or four-to-a-page. Album bound in full crushed morocco; pastedowns with applied vellum panels, with inside front cover bearing a gilt-stamped presentation: "20.April.1933 / In Verehrung Und Dankbarkeit," above holograph inscription of "Erna u. Heinr. Hoffmann" (in Heinrich Hoffmann's hand). Horizontal scratch to front cover; joints lightly rubbed; contents generally fine. The date of the inscription, April 20th, 1933, was Hitler's 44th birthday.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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        Clych Atgof

      Newtown, Montgomeryshire: Gwasg Gregynog, 1933 Bound in Welsh sheepskin, titling and imprint in brown ink on spine and front cover. An edition limited to just 400 copies, this being no 312, title page and text printed in brown and black, frontispiece and 8 decorations engraved on wood by William MacCance, viii, (2), 95, (3) pp. (Harrop 25/p 197.

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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        THE INGENIOUS GENTLEMAN DON QUIXOTE OF LA MANCHA

      Barcelona: Limited Editions Club, 1933. Barcelona: Limited Editions Club, 1933. Hardcover. Spines sunned, as often the case with this title. Near Fine in a Near Fine slipcase with a sunned backstrip. Enric-Cristobal Ricart. Two quarto (7-3/4" x 10-3/4") volumes bound in cloth-backed decorated boards. Translated with an introduction by John Ormsby. Designed and printed by Victor de Villanova. Illustrated with many full-page wood engravings by Enric-Cristobal Ricart. Copy #920 of 1500 SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page in each volume.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Fast Workers (Original dialogue notes for the 1933 film)

      N.p., 1933. N.p.: N.p., 1933. Original dialogue notes for the 1933 Tod Browning film, "Fast Workers." Handwritten notes on two pages of legal-size notebook paper in holograph pencil, presumed to belong to one of the screenwriters for the film. & & The notes are as follows, with several lines marked through in various places:& & [First page]& & Spike: What'd you do to her, when you found her?& Bucker: Down the hall, through the lobby; onto the sidewalk.& Alabam: Wasn't you pretty sick in your soul when you saw she was faithless?& Pinky: Yeah; he was broken hearted all that day, but he met a [illegible] that night and skies were blue again.& & [Second page]& & Bucker: You guys sure had me going last night, but it's all right now.& Gunner: It's okay now?& Bucker: But I sure spoiled that poor kid's evening...(as Gunner stares) that is, until she told me how you guys got her off the train at Atlantic City just to take them pictures for a joke.& Gunner: You see, we didn't know you were married.& Bucker: Yeah, it wasn't all my fault.& & One of Browning's lesser known films, about two friends, Gunner and Bucker, who work as riveters. Bucker often has the urge to marry, and Gunner will hit on Bucker's girl to see if her intentions are true. One night, while Gunner is in indisposed, Bucker meets a tough woman named Mary, who he falls for, but she only wants his money, and Bucker doesn't know that Mary knows Gunner.& & Loose legal-size notebook paper, 8 x 12.5 inches. The original "Wesco Tablet" wrapper is present but the sheets have detached, all sheets presumed present. The first page is foxed about halfway to the bottom edge, where the notations are; the second page has a large chip at the lower third, with the chipped piece present. Very Good overall.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Deutsche Uniformen - Album: SA SS HJ

      ohne Verlagsangabe, 1933,. 40 + 12 S., komplett mit allen eingeklebten Bildern auf 40 Seiten, 12 Seiten Text, paperback mit geprägtem Deckel, Querformat 28 x 25 cm, guter Zustand, Ecken bestoßen.

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        The Story of Ping

      The Viking Press 1933 - First Edition, First Printing. This First Issue price clipped dustjacket does have the coupon add on the back flap. This is the TRUE FIRST EDITION with the 3 line copyright information. The book is nice shape with some wear to the boards. The binding is tight, with NO cocking or leans. The pages are clean, with NO marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovey copy in collector's condition. We buy Flack First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        FOOTPRINTS UNDER THE WINDOW

      Grosset and Dunlap 1933 - A near fine, clean and tight hardcover copy that has a light bump to lower right corner. Otherwise, Fine. Jacket brodart covered is in good+ condition. Jacket is bright and clean. Chips and small pieces missing from all four corner folds. Chips and small pieces missing to top and bottom of jackets spine with a two inch tear to bottom of jacket spine. FIRST EDITION, 2ND PRINTING. The last title in this twelve volume series. Please see pictures listed with this copy. *** WE BOX AND SHIP ALL BOOKS WITH USPS TRACKING. *** WE HAVE BEEN BUYING AND SELLING USED BOOKS FOR OVER 35 YEARS. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sylvie. Aquarelles de Pierre Brissaud

      Librairie Plon (Imprimerie Lahure) 1933 In - 4 (26,2 x 20,6 cm), faux - titre, titre, 105 pp. (1) pp. (2) ff., en feuilles sous couverture illustrée rempliée, sous chemise et étui verts. Illustré d'aquarelles par Bierre BRISSAUD, reproduites au pochoir dans les ateliers de Maurice Beaufumé, dont 1 frontispice, 15 vignettes, 15 lettrines et 14 culs - de - lampe. Vignette de titre en noir, répétée sur la couverture. Tirage limité à 440 exemplaires numérotés, celui - ci un des 40 de tête sur papier Japon Impérial (N° 20). Imprimé sur les presses de Lahure. Contient en appendice "Chansons et légendes du Valois". (ouvrage en très bon état, quelques défauts sur la chemise et l'étui, étui fendu dans le bas). / / Quarto (26,2 x 20,6 cm), half - title, title, 105 pp. (1) pp. (2) ff., loose leaves as issued, under folded illustrated cover, green folder and slipcase. Illustrated with watercolours by Pierre BRISSAUD, reproduced by stencils in Maurice Beaufumé workshop, including 1 frontispice, 15 vignettes, 15 letters and 14 culs - de - lampe. Title vignette in black, also on soft cover. Limited printing of 440 numbered copies, this one is one of the 40 first copies, on Japon Impérial paper (Nr 20). Printed by Lahure. Contains also "Chansons et légendes du Valois". (the book is in very good condition, some defects on folder and slipcase, which is a bit cracked on bottom).

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        Un uomo come te. Racconti.

      Le Edizioni d'Italia 1933 Una caricatura dell'autore di E. Carboni n.t. Seconda edizione. in 8° pp. 225 (7).

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        Paris de Nuit. 60 Photos inedites de Brassai, publiees dans la Collection 'Realites' sous la direction de J. Bernier.

      Edition Arts et Metiers Graphiques, Paris. [1933.]. 6 Bll. u. 62 ganzs. fotogr. Abb. auf 31 Bll. Illustr. Orig.-Karton mit Spiralbindung.. Originalausgabe. - Selten. - Eines der bedeutendsten und drucktechnisch hervorragenden Fotobücher des 20. Jahrhunderts. - Brassai erinnerte sich später an seine nächtliche Rundgänge: 'Während meiner ersten Jahre in Paris, ab 1924, führte ich das Leben eines Nachtvogels, ging bei Sonnenaufgang schlafen, stand bei Sonnenuntergang wieder auf und durchquerte die Stadt vom Montmartre bis zum Montparnasse. Ich wurde Photograph, um alles, was mich an diesem nächtlichen Paris faszinierte, ja verzauberte in Bildern festzuhalten, obwohl ich bis dahin die Photographie nicht sonderlich beachtet, ihr sogar mißtraut hatte [...] meistens wanderte ich allein durch diese elenden, unheimlichen Viertel, die ich heute aus Furcht sicher nicht mehr zu besuchen wagte. Ab und zu drang ich, wer weiß von welchen Teufeln getrieben, in ein baufälliges Haus ein, stieg durch das düstere Treppenhaus hoch bis unter das Dach, klopfte an irgendeine Türe und riß mir gänzlich Unbekannte aus dem Schlaf, nur um die neue Aussicht zu entdecken, die mir Paris aus ihren Fenstern bot [...] Nachdem ich auf meiner ,Reise ans Ende der Nacht', durch die Schönheit des Bösen und den Zauber des Verderbten angezogen, die sichtbare Welt in Bildern festgehalten hatte, wollte ich in den inneren Kreis vorstoßen, hinter die Mauern, Fassaden und Kulissen sehen und die Bars, Kaschemmen, Nachtclubs, Stundenhotels, Bordelle und Opiumhölen kennenlernen. Unbedingt wollte ich in diese Welt am Rande der unseren eindringen, in diese verborgene, unheilvolle Welt der Verbrecher, der Ausgestoßenen, Schläger, Zuhälter, Huren, der Süchtigen und der Homosexuellen [...]ich hatte den Eindruck, in diesen schillernden Figuren am unteren Rand der Gesellschaft lebten die seit Jahrhunderten fast unveränderten Traditionen des Volkes dieser Stadt weiter.' (Das geheime Paris, Bilder der dreissiger Jahre, Übers.: Rudolf Kimming, Frankfurt am Main 1976, S. 5-11.) - Der Umschlag mit lediglich winzigen Knickspuren am Rand, sonst sehr gutes Exemplar. - Parr/Badger I, S. 134. Für unsere Schweizer Kunden: Konto in der Schweiz vorhanden

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        IT'S UP TO THE WOMEN

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1933. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. Small sunned spot to spine. Near Fine in a Very Good dustwrapper with slight chipping and a few tape repairs. A book of nationwide appeal to the women of America. It answers the questions of millions of women." This is copy #128 of only 250 numbered copies SIGNED by the author. Her first book and quite uncommon, especially in the dustwrapper.

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        Ein Kampf um Roehm

      Diessen/München Jos.C.Huber 1933. 0 S.. Vollständige Ausgabe im Original-Verlagseinband (Steifumschlag / Broschur / Kartoneinband im Format 14,5 x 22 cm) mit Rückentitel und 16 Seiten, Schrift: Fraktur. - Erstausgabe, EA, erste Auflage in mittlerer Erhaltung (Seiten an den Ecken feuchtigkeitsfleckig, Einbanddeckel außen angeschmutzt - hinten stärker -, sonst gut). - Aus dem Vorwort: "Ernst Röhm ist durch und durch Soldat. Am 28. November 1887 geboren, trat er 1906 nach abgeschlossenem Studium in das Kgl.Bayer.10.Inf.-Rgt König ein und zog als Adjutant des 1.Btl. in den Krieg. Schon nach zwei Monaten wurde er in den Kämpfen auf den Maas-Höhen durch einen Granatsplitter im Gesicht schwer verwundet. Noch nicht vollkommen wiederhergestellt, eilte er bereits im April 1915 wieder an die Front zu seinem Regiment zurück. Beim Sturm auf das Zwischenwerk Thiaumont, an der Ostfront von Verdun, wurde er am 23. Juni 1916 an der Spitze seiner Kompanie erneut schwer verwundet. Trotz 14 schwerer Wunden konnte er nicht untätig bleiben und tat während seiner Heilung Dienst im Bayerischen Kriegsministerium. Kurz darauf, zum dritten Mal im Feld, wurde er Generalstabsoffizier der 12.Bayer.Inf.-Div. und blieb bis Kriegsschluß bei dieser Verwendung. Als General von Epp sein Freikorps in Ohrdruff austellte, war Röhm wiederum als einer der ersten zur Stelle. Es folgte die Niederwerfung der spartakistischen Aufstände in München und im Ruhrgebiet. Die deutsche Freiheitsbewegung begann. Röhm und Hitler fanden sich, wurden Freunde und sind es geblieben. Als Adolf Hitler am 8.November 1923 die deutsche Erhebung verkündete, besetzte sein Kampfgefährte Röhm mit der Reichskriegsflagge das Wehrkreiskommando in München . . . Nach Ablauf seiner Haft folgte er dem ehrenvollen Ruf zur Reorganisation der bolivianischen Armee. Mitten in dieser Tätigkeit traf ihn das Telegramm des Führers mit der Bitte, sofort nach Deutschland zurückzukehren, um ihm in der Führung der braunen Armee zur Seite zu stehen. Aus der den Soldaten voll erfüllenden Tätigkeit, aus gesichertster, zu allen erdenklichen Ehren zwangsläufig führender Lebensstellung heraus eilte Röhm, diesem Ruf des Führers folgen, zurück nach Deutschland und wurde Chef des Stabes der SA . . . "

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        The Oxford English Dictionary

      Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1933. The Oxford English Dictionary. Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1933. Thirteen volumes complete. 4to (12.25in.x8.5in., 315mmx245). A corrected re-issue with an introduction, supplement, and bibliography of a new English Dictionary on historical principles. Edited by James A.H. Murray, etal.All vols. are fine to fine. No interior markings. Dust jackets are near fine with chips from top and bottom of jacket spines.

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        The Common Sense of Political Economy and selected Papers and Reviews on Economy Theory Vol. I.

      London, John Rutledge, 1933,. OLWd., XXX, 398 S., 8° mit Rückenvergoldung. Vorsatzplatz mit Buchhändlersschildchen versehen. Fast unbeschädigtes Exemplar. Seiten stellenweise wenig mit Bleistift unterstreicht, Bindung minimal gelockert. Ansonst in gutem Zustand. Sehr gut erhalten. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. Please notify beforehand, if you want to visit us and see a specific book.Unser ZVAB-Bücher-Bestand befindet sich in unserem Lager am Stadtrand Prags, nicht in unserem Geschäft. Bitte, teilen Sie uns vorher mit wenn Sie uns besuchen möchten und bestimmtes Buch auswählen wollten *.

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        Marlborough: His Life and Times, full set of four British first edition, first printings in dust jackets

      London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1933. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good plus/Very good . This is full set of four British first edition, first printings in first printing dust jackets. Winston Churchill's monumental biography of his great ancestor, John Churchill, the first Duke of Marlborough, was initially conceived a full 40 years before publication of the fourth and final volume. Churchill originally considered the idea of the biography in 1898, returning to it in earnest in 1928. Marlborough ultimately took 10 years of research and writing and is the most substantial published work of Churchill's "wilderness years" in the 1930s. The final volume was published on the eve of the Second World War in 1938. Richard Langworth says "To understand the Churchill of the Second World War, the majestic blending of his commanding English with historical precedent, one has to read Marlborough." The work was very well received, both critically and aesthetically. The first edition is a physically impressive production. The books measure 9.25 x 6.25 inches and are roughly 2 inches thick. Each is bound in plum cloth with beveled edges, the Marlborough coat of arms gilt on the front cover, and a gilt top edge. Moreover, each volume is profusely illustrated. Unfortunately, the plum cloth binding in Volumes I-III proved highly susceptible to sun fading. (A different, more fade-resistant dye was used in Volume IV.) Without the dust jackets, Volumes I-III are nearly always spine faded and jacketed first editions are now scarce. Particularly scarce are first printing dust jackets for Volumes I & II. We caution collectors to be wary of price-clipped dust jackets, as later impression Volume I & II dust jackets state either "2nd Impression" or "3rd Impression" printed next to the price on the lower front flap. No such problem applies to Volumes III & IV, which each had only a single printing.  This full, four-volume British first edition set features volumes in very good plus condition in very good or better dust jackets.   All four bindings are square, clean, and tight, retaining bright, unfaded color.  Shelf presentation is excellent, as only jacketed volumes can have; we note only a hint of sunning to the bottom spine edges of Volumes I & II.  The contents of all four volumes are crisp and bright, with age-toning evident only to the text block fore and bottom edges.  The books feel unread and we find no previous ownership marks.  Spotting is substantially confined to the prelims and fore and bottom text block edges of all four volumes.  The gilt top edges remain respectably and uniformly bright. The dust jackets are highly complete examples with minor wear at the spine ends, but no losses.  Although all four dust jackets are neatly price-clipped, Volumes I & II are nonetheless definitively first printing; the clipped portion of the front flaps is small and the part of the jacket flaps where either "2nd Impression" or "3rd Impression would be printed remains intact with no mention of any later printing.  All four dust jacket spines are modestly toned, but the light grey Volume I dust jacket is notable for retaining superior spine color to most surviving copies we see.  We note some scarring to a blank 1.25 x .75 inch portion of the Volume IV lower spine.  The Volume II jacket shows a similar, though less noticeable, scar to a blank portion of the Volume II upper front face, as well as some spotting to part of the front face.  All four dust jackets are fitted with new, removable, archival quality clear covers.  Bibliographic reference: Cohen A97.2(I-IV).a, Woods/ICS A40(aa); Langworth p.166.

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        Peter Pan and Wendy

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1933. Octavo. Publisher's black cloth, titles to spine gilt, large pictorial paper label to front board. Housed in the original blue paper box with same label on lid as front board. Colour frontispiece and 8 other colour plates, black and white illustrations in the text by Mabel Lucie Attwell. Neat ownership signature in a child's hand and contemporary bookplate to front free endpaper. Extremities lightly rubbed, a few faint white marks to rear board and bottom edge of front board, bottom corners of boards a little bumped. An excellent copy in a partially faded box with a couple of minor chips and nicks. An early US reprint of Peter Pan and Wendy illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell in the uncommon publisher's box. J. M. Barrie adapted his play Peter Pan or the Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (1904) into the novel Peter Pan and Wendy in 1911. Peter Pann and Wendy illustrated by Attwel was originally published in the UK in 1921.

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        The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book

      , 1933. 1933. Arthur Rackham's 'Old Favourites of the Nursery'RACKHAM, Arthur, [illustrator]. 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.

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        A finely-bound collection of nine first editions.

      -1950 1933 - Nine works in nine 8vo volumes, all complete with half-titles, uniformly bound in full red morocco gilt by Bayntun-Riviere, covers ruled in gilt, gilt panelled spines in six compartments, gilt lettered direct in second and third, raised bands, all edges gilt, a fine set. Commonly ranked as one of the most influential English writers of the 20th century and as one of the most important chroniclers of English culture of his generation, Orwell wrote literary criticism, poetry, fiction and polemical journalism. Best known for the dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949) and the allegorical novella Animal Farm (1945), which together have sold more copies than any two books by any other 20th-century author. His book Homage to Catalonia (1938), an account of his experiences in the Spanish Civil War, is widely acclaimed, as are his numerous essays on politics, literature, language, and culture. In 2008, The Times ranked him second on a list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945". Comprising: Down and Out in Paris and London, 1933; Burmese Days, 1935; A Clergyman's Daughter, 1935; Keep the Aspidistra Flying, 1936; Homage to Catalonia, 1938; Coming Up For Air, 1939; Animal Farm, 1945; Nineteen Eighty-Four, 1949; Shooting an Elephant, 1950. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE HISTORICAL PAGEANT OF THE MONTEREY PENINSULA: IN TWELVE EPISODES PICTORIALLY RENDERED.

      Del Monte Properties, Monterey, CA 1933 - 12 x 5" bi-fold (12 x 10" opened). 28pp (printing on recto). Cream glossy card stock with a black crest of the Hotel Del Monte on the front cover. a fine copy. This scarce booklet contains the twelve striking magazine advertisements for Hotel Del Monte which appeared serially, one a month, throughout 1934. Each image is titled and includes a brief description of the image and historical information about the Hotel Del Monte and the Monterey Peninsula. The image titles include: The Harbor of Refuge; The Month Was December; California Began Here; Mother of the Missions; The Reward of the Pathfinder; To Live Long and Without Care; Trials the Caballeros Rode; Yankee vs. Caballero; Manana; Monterey Surrenders; Old Spain Still Lives; and Heritage of a Romantic Past. Subsequent to the advertising having appeared in the magazine advertisements, the Hotel Del Monte decided to use the same artwork on their menus; a complimentary set could be had simply by asking the waiter. (Not in Grandeau & Shorts). Next day shipping. Celebrating our 17th year - all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number - Images available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Levi's Round-Up of Cowboy Lore

      Monterey, CA.: Jo Mora Publications., Copyright date on map is 1933. . Monterey, CA.: Jo Mora Publications.. Copyright date on map is 1933. Published ca. 1970.. Color poster, 38 x 25 inches (97 x 64 cm). Very good condition; soft creasing at edges from rolling. This advertising poster for Levi's jeans featured the artwork of Jo Mora's 1933 carte "The Evolution of the Cowboy" with the addition of Levi's logos. All the character of the distinctive work of Jo Mora is here with vignette illustrations of the dress of different cowboys (with commentary: eg. "modern show type. very doggy chaps..."), the evolution of the saddle etc. A decorative, instructive and amusing work of art! There is more than one edition of this Levi's advertising poster, this being a later 1960s or 1970 version with the Levi's branding in a red banner in an off-white box, with zip code address beneath. .

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        Marlborough. His Life and Times

      London: George G. Harrap and Co. Ltd., 1933-38.. London: George G. Harrap and Co. Ltd., 1933-38., 1933. First Editions. 4 volumes; large 8vo. Finely bound in recent burgundy half morocco with raised bands, gilt titles and gilt lion tooling to spines, publisher's original burgundy cloth boards with gilt-stamped coat of arms to uppers, top edges gilt. Illustrated with many photogravures, maps and plans and facsimiles of letters and documents. A handsome set.

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