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        The River War. an Historical Account of The Reconquest of Soudan.

      Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1933 - Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full burgundy morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, Churchill's signature to front board gilt, marbled endpapers, inner dentelles gilt, all edges gilt. A fine copy. With 22 maps and plans. First Cheap Edition. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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      Sucesores de Rivadeneyra, Madrid 1933 - 1 vol. Texto + 1 Carpeta de Láminas. Publicado por la Junta para la ampliación de estudios e investigaciones científicas. Centro de estudios históricos. Vol. en 4º: Portada + XXXI + 347 págs. Introducción de Angela Mariutti y Ángel Sánchez Rivero; Cronología del viaje; Viaje por España; Viaje por Portugal y Galicia. Carpeta con 71 láminas (50 x 65 cm.) en b/n reproduciendo las acuarelas en sepia de Pier María Baldi conservadas en la Biblioteca Laurenciana de Florencia. Fototipia Hauser y Menet (Madrid). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Llera Díaz-Corralejo]
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      Lausanne: Editions Centrales, 1933 Wrapper design and decorations by Natalia Goncharova (1881-1962). Text in French. 4to (10-3/4" x 8-1/4") softcover with DJ. Illustrated throughout with photographs. Limited Edition of 1000 copies. Cover protected. Scarce. Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed./Limited.

      [Bookseller: Books You Want]
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        Zolkiew 1934 w Renesansowej boznicy (linoryt) I. Nowakowska-Acedanska

      - Typ: rycina; Haslo: Zolkiew (??????); Przyn. adm.: Kresy - powiat Zolkiew wojewodztwo lwowskie (Ukraina); Cykl: Cykl: "ZOLKIEW W SZTUCE" 1933.; Sygnatura: Rycina sygnowana olowkiem pod kompozycja: "Zolkiew 1934 w Renesansowej boznicy (linoryt) I. Nowakowska-Acedanska"; Technika: Linoryt na bibulce; Format: 217x145.; Inf o autorze: I. Nowakowska-Acedanska (15.12.1909 Lwow-14.02.1983 Gliwice) graficzka i malarka, zwiazana do konca wojny ze Lwowem, po 1945 krotko z Tarnowem, nastepnie od 1946 z Gliwicami, w 1932 ukonczyla studia na Wydziale Sztuk Zdobniczych i Przemyslu Artystycznego Panstwowej Szkoly Technicznej we Lwowie (studia w latach 1927-1932), uprawiala przede wszystkim grafike warsztatowa w roznych technikach graficznych, grafike uzytkowa, malarstwo (sztalugowe i scienne) i rysunek oraz tkanine, udzial w licznych wystawach, lata 1932-1939 to najlepszy okres w tworczosci artystki, zob. Gronska 1971 s.433, Snoch 2004 s.11, Katalog Wroclaw 1983 s.135, Jakimowicz 1997 s.370.; Literatura: Zob. Katalog zbiorow Gabinetu Grafiki. T.1. Wroclaw Muzeum Narodowe 1983, poz. 354 s.136.; Uwagi: Judaik.; Kategorie tematyczne: architektura synagogi, etnografia judaica / Architektur Synagogen/Synagoge, Etnographie Judaika / architecture synagogues/synagogue, ethnography Judaica / Linolschnitt / linoleum cut; Rycina w dosc ladnym stanie, bardzo nieznaczne zagiecia, rycina podklejona w proste passe-partout, slaba plama.

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        Marlborough: His Life and Times, full set of six U.S. first edition, first printings in the rare first state dust jackets and slipcases

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933-1938. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very good. Here is a full set of six U.S. first edition, first printings in the rare first state dust jackets and slipcases. Winston Churchill's monumental biography of his great ancestor, John Churchill, the first Duke of Marlborough took 10 years of research and writing and is the most substantial published work of Churchill's "wilderness years" in the 1930s. The first volume was published in 1933, with the final volume published in 1938 on the eve of the Second World War. 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 British first edition was issued in four volumes. The U.S. publisher chose to split the first two volumes into two books each, resulting in a six volume set that is otherwise identical in content to the British. The first four U.S. volumes were originally issued in two-volume sets, with cream-colored dust jackets featuring green print. The fifth volume was originally issued in a white dust jacket with a red-printed design matching that of the two slipcases for volumes I & II and volumes III & IV. Only in 1938, when the sixth and final U.S. volume was published, were the more commonly seen blue and gold dust jackets issued. Today the first state dust jackets are quite scarce, and the fragile original slipcases doubly so. This is a full, first state set comprising truly fine first printing volumes in very good or better dust jackets with the two publisher's slipcases. All six volumes feature immaculate green cloth bindings and bright contents with absolutely no spotting and no inscriptions. The first four volumes are virtually as-new with especially bright page edges, having been protected by both their original dust jackets and the slipcases. All six dust jackets are unclipped. The cream-colored dust jackets of the first four volumes all show uniform toning to the spines and some modest chipping, mostly at the spine ends. The Volume V dust jacket is highly complete with fractional chipping at the spine ends and some toning of the spine. The Volume VI dust jacket remains bright and highly complete with some wrinkling at the spine ends, a small chip to the upper front corner, and some vertical creasing to the front face. All six dust jackets are protected in removable, archival quality clear covers. The Volumes I & II slipcase is bright and complete, but separating at the upper right, right rear, and lower right seams. There is a small, faint pencil notation on the slipcase spine that may be previous bookseller pricing. The volume III & IV slipcase is complete with some soiling to the top edge, wear at the opening edges, and separation at the upper right, right rear, and lower right seams. Please anticipate the possibility of additional postage costs for this large, heavy, set, which we will pack with care. Bibliographic reference: A97.4(I-VI).a, Woods/ICS A49(ba), Langworth p.169

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        Ko Bigero-shi iaihin ukiyoe oyobi Shijo-ha gafuku nyusatsu. [collection of William Bigelow]

      Tokyo: Tokyo Bijutsu Kurasu,, 1933. catalogue for the auction held at the Tokyo Bijutsu Club in December 1933 of selections from the collection of William Bigelow; large quarto [118] pp., numerous illustrations with some folding and some color, original paper sides held with fabric ties, in Japanese only; private ownership markings, corners slightly bumped, binding lightly rubbed, interior very good. Photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Zubal Books]
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      Liepaja; Spiestuve 'progress' Liepaja; Spiestuve 'progress'. N.D.. 1933? Original Poster. 100 x 62 cm. In Latvian, with Hebrew (Betar Logo) . Betar (Berit Trumpeldor) . The New Jewish Culture and Sports Society. On behalf of Trumpeldor. Friday, 10th of March, 9: 30 am, Peterpils Gym [Peterpils Street in Daugavpils; or Peterpils = Petrograd Gym]. J. Trumpeldor. 16 deaths daily. A solemn ceremony, at the Academy. Speeches Given on: Jewish Language. By E. Seftels, M. Joelsons, B. Levinsons, and others. Subjects: Betar – Sports Society. Berit Trumpeldor – Latvia. Light edge wear, previously folded in eighths. Very good condition. (POSTER-2-18) .

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
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        La niña del caracol

      - Literatura española. Poesía lírica. Siglo XX. (821.134.2-14"19") Ediciones "Héroe". Madrid. 1933. 18 cm. 116 p. Encuadernacion en tapa blanda de editorial ilustrada. Foxa, Agustin de 1903-1959. Con dedicatorias a Ramón Gómez de la Serna, María Zambrano y Marichalar. Editado y prologado por Manuel Altolaguirre. Cubierta deslucida. MH23 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Alcaná Libros]
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        L' Architecture russe en URSS I à III *

      A. Morancé, Paris (1928-1933). - 3 Cartables demi toile noire à attache 28 x 23, titres en blanc, couverture illustrées. En très bel état de conservation. 38 + 50 + 20 planches volantes reproduites en héliotypie, d'après Ginsburg, Gladkoff, Gropius, Malewitch, Rabinovitch, Rodtchenko, Tschernischow, Vessnine, Les deux premiers tomes (avec des cahiers de 16 et 32 pages) sont référencés par l'éditeur par le sous-titre de "Recherches et réalisations" (qui ne figure pas dans le corps de l'ouvrage), le troisième "Salles de spectacles" (avec un cahier de 40 pages), Ce dernier évoque le concours pour la construction d'un théâtre à Kharkov, qui témoigne de l'ouverture d'une part du pays à la modernité et aux créateurs étrangers, des projets d'architectes allemands et américains étant recensés tandis que celui du Corbusier, jugé irrespectueux, fut promptement balayé.Ensemble rarissime ainsi complet de cette trilogie, remarquable témoignage du bel ouvrage qui se fit en ces années déjà lointaines ou encore proches. difficile à situer. Les cahiers contiennent tous un texte introductif du précité, architecte lui-même et directeur de cette collection, avec divers plans et une liste des planches. Ces dernières, d'une facture soignées sont numérotées et légendées.Ne figurerait dans aucune collection publique suisse.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        There Was A Door

      London: Hutchinson & Co.,, [1933]. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black. With the dust jacket. Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown, pencilled ownership signature to front free endpaper. Spine rolled. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with a few nicks and short splits. First edition, first impression. A beautiful copy of this rare novel of "Oriental mystery" with a hint of science fiction in its portrayal of doors to other worlds. In the fabulously designed dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Gabriel Over the White House (Original Draft MGM script of the novel's text)

      Los Angeles: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1933. An early draft, in script format, of the 1933 novel, "Gabriel Over the White House," written by Thomas Frederic Tweed. This draft was developed the same year into the 1933 pre-code film directed by Gregory LaCava, written for the screen by Carey Wilson, and starring Walter Huston, Franchot Tone, and Jean Parker. The novel is in "script" format produced by MGM after the studio optioned the rights to the book in 1932 (prior to publication). Tweed's novel was first published as "Rinehard" in the UK in 1933, then in the US the same year as "Gabriel Over the White House" (but with the author's name replaced as "Anonymous," probably for sensational effect). William Randolph Hearst took a strong interest in the comic novel's unique political tone (which has since been variously described as promoting socialism, national socialism, and fascism) and provided financial backing to purchase the option on the book and have MGM produce it. The resulting pre-Code film has remained controversial since the time of its release, widely acknowledged to be totalitarian propoganda in the guise of a comic fantasy. In the story, a Warren G. Harding-esque partisan hand-shaker becomes President of the United States, and after seeing a vision, revokes the Constitution, becomes a reigning dictator, and solves all the nation's problems. MGM studio president Louis B. Mayer disagreed with and somewhat feared the film's wild political sentiments, and as an acknowledged supporter of Hoover's second term, held up release until after the Hoover-FDR election in the fall of 1932 (for all the good it did). Light blue studio wrappers, with the white MGM title label (rubber-stamped project No. 584), dated January 6, 1933. Title page present, with credits for the US publisher Farrar and Rinehart, and in keeping with the publication precedent of that edition, no mention of the author's name. 282 leaves, mimeograph. Pages and wrapper Very Good plus, bound with two tarnished gold brads.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc. ]
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        "Comitato Italiano per lo Studio dei Problemi della Popolazione - ATTI DEL CONGRESSO INTERNAZIONALE PER GLI STUDI SULLA POPOLAZIONE ( Roma, 7 - 10 Settembre 1933 - IX ) Pubblicati a cura del Presidente Prof. CORRADO GINI Vol. I - X "

      Istituto Poligrafico dello Stato, Libreria 1933 - 1934 Opera completa in 12 Volumi in 8° legati in tela editoriale cerata con titoli in oro al dorso e al piatto anteriore. Volume I "Sezione di Storia" di 708 pagine; Volume II "Sezione di Biologia e Eugenica" di 531 pagine; Volume III "Sezione di Antropologia e Geografia" di 303 pagine; Volume IV "Sezione di Antropologia e Geografia" di 867 pagine; Volume V "Sezione di Medicina e Igiene" di 548 pagine; Volume VI "Sezione di Demografia" di 708 pagine; Volume VII "Sezione di Demografia" di 806 pagine; Volume VIII "Sezione di Sociologia" di 633 pagine; Volume IX "Sezione di Economia" di 730 pagine; Volume X "Sezione di Metodologia - Processi verbali del Congresso" di 310 pagine. Interno fresco. EDizione fuori commercio plurilingue ( Italiano, Tedesco, Francese, Inglese ). Interno fresco. Timbri di biblioteca privata dismessa. Numerose tavole e tabelle ripiegate intercalate nel testo. Rara Edizione fascista.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Historia, Regnum et ]
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        Les Amours Pastorales De Daphnis Et Chloe Traduction de Messire J. Amyot editee et corrigee par Paul-Louis Courier

      Ashendene Press Chelsea: Ashendene Press, 1933. First edition thus. Hardcover. Orig. vellum-backed green boards, gilt device front cover. Fine in slipcase rubbed at edges/No Dust Jacket. 163 pages. 25.5 x 18.5 cm. One of 290 unnumbered copies, of which 250 for sale. Printed in red and black in Ptolemy type. Initials hand-colored in blue by Graily Hewitt, wood-engravings throughout by Gwen Raverat. HORNBY XXXIX. This edition was initially printed in 1931, the ink used was very slow to dry, the sheets packed before the ink dried. When discovered at the binder Hornsby decided to destroy the entire edition. Fresh, very bright copy.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc. ]
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        The Outermost House: A Year of Life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod

      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran and Company. 1933. Early reprint. Illustrated with photographs by William A. Bradford and others. Small owner's name and some modest foxing, corners a bit bumped, a nice and sound, very good copy without dustwrapper. Signed by the author. A handsome, early copy of a nature classic that captures the essence of place and that continues to endure. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Knight without Armour

      London: Ernest Benn. (1933). First. First edition. Foxing on the foredge and title page, else fine in very good or better dustwrapper with slight overall age-toning. An uncommon title in the first edition. Basis for the 1937 film directed by Jacques Feyder, adapted by Frances Marion, and featuring Marlene Dietrich and Robert Donat. Dietrich herself claimed to have directed a few scenes of this rousing film of the Russian Revolution, to the delight of the film's producer, Alexander Korda, who on seeing the footage told his star, "You can direct here any time you want." .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Berkeley Square (Original screenplay for the 1933 film)

      Fox Film Corporation, 1933. Final Script for the 1933 film, "Berkeley Square," directed by Frank Lloyd, written for the screen by John L. Balderston and Sonya Levien, and starring Leslie Howard. A pre-code film adaptation of Balderston's stage fantasy in which a scientist (Leslie Howard) is fascinated by the 18th century and winds up being propelled there by a freak accident, where he then assumes the identity of one of his own ancestors [Hal Erickson]. Green studio wrappers, rubber-stamped project No. 908 and copy No. 50, dated 4/11/33, and with credits in manual type for Balderston and Levien. Distribution page present, with receipt intact. Title page is integral to the distribution page, and shows credits for the rest of the principal crew. 131 leaves, mimeograph, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good, with some flaking to the yapped edges, bound with three gold brads. In a custom quarter-leather clamshell box.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc. ]
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        Mickey Mouse in King Arthur's Court

      NY: Blue Ribbon Books, (1933). First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very good plus. Glazed pictorial boards printed in color. Pictorial endpapers in color. Four fabulous and detailed double-page pop-up scenes, plus full and partial page black & white illustrations throughout. Aside from two tiny stains at the edges of the upper board, and a bit of shelf wear along the bottom edge, this is a fine copy with fine pop-ups. The scarce dustwrapper is present; it has a couple of light stains, a short marginal tear, and some light rubbing at the edges else about fine. A sharp copy of an early Disney work.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books ]
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        Presenting Lily Mars

      Garden City: Doubleday Doran. 1933. First. 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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Return of Arsene Lupin

      New York: Macaulay. (1933). First. First American edition. Fine in a price-clipped, very good dustwrapper with several small chips and tears, and a little tanning at the spine. Mystery of stolen defense bonds and the murder of a Paris showgirl. A number of films were made based on the Lupin character, at least one based directly on this novel, but most of them are French, so we will leave it to others to figure out which was which. Very scarce in jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Novels and Plays of Saki. Complete in One Volume

      New York: The Viking Press. 1933. Stated "Second 'Omnibus' Volume." Rebound in blue half morocco gilt and papercovered boards, probably soon after publication. Spine expertly preserved, otherwise a nice near fine copy. This copy bears two identical examples of the armorial bookplate of Thomas Ruggles Pynchon (on both the pastedown and front fly), and was purchased by us some years back from a scout who purchased it at a tag sale at the author's parents' home. Presumably the bookplate was that of the author's father, also named Thomas Ruggles Pynchon. One could speculate at length about the effect of the spooky, fantastic tales of Saki on the young Pynchon, and indeed you are free to do so. We won't, but we are not above selling the book based on those conjectures. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Lost Horizon

      MacMillan and Co, 1933. Hardcover, Very Good. "MacMillan and Co, London 1933. First Edition / First Printing. Dated 1933 on the title and copyright page with no additional printings listed. Green cloth boards with gold lettering at the spine. Autumn 1933 at the rear ads. Rare First Edition. Book Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, spots on the boards, light fraying at the spine, light age toning at the endpaper and to a few pages in the text. The rare dust jacket is not present."

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books]
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        Marlborough, His Life and Times, full set of finely bound British first editions

      London: George G. Harrap & Co, 1933-1938. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Churchill's monumental biography of his great ancestor, John Churchill, the first Duke of Marlborough 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. "To understand the Churchill of the Second World War, the majestic blending of his commanding English with historical precedent, one has to read Marlborough." (Richard Langworth, A Connoisseur's Guide to the Works of Sir Winston Churchill). The first edition of Marlborough was originally issued in four volumes between 1933 and 1938. Here is an excellent full set of four first edition, first printings sumptuously bound by the renowned Bayntun-Riviere bindery of Bath, England. The binding is half pebble-grain crimson morocco over red cloth boards. Features include raised spine bands, ruled panels, decorated compartments, leather corners, gilt ruled transitions, gilt top edges, head and foot bands, and marbled endpapers. Spine presentation is spectacular. The binding is in excellent, nearly as-new condition, showing only a few tiny corner bumps and a tiny scratch or two on the leather. The contents are worthy of the binding, being crisp, clean, bright and tight - and clearly never read. All maps, plans, and illustrations are present and pristine. There is no spotting whatsoever and no inscriptions or previous ownership markings of any kind. The gilt top edges remain bright and the fore edges are unusually bright as well, with none of the usual toning. The sole flaw detected is some minor staining on the fore edges of Volumes III and IV, which does not affect the text margins. Please note that this large, heavy set may require additional shipping costs. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A97.1.a, Woods/ICS A40(aa), Langworth p.166.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        Les Amours Pastorales De Daphnis Et Chloe Traduction de Messire J. Amyot editee et corrigee par Paul-Louis Courier

      Chelsea: Ashendene Press, 1933. First edition thus. Hardcover. Orig. vellum-backed green boards, gilt device front cover. Fine in slipcase rubbed at edges/No Dust Jacket. 163 pages. 25.5 x 18.5 cm. One of 290 unnumbered copies, of which 250 for sale. Printed in red and black in Ptolemy type. Initials hand-colored in blue by Graily Hewitt, wood-engravings throughout by Gwen Raverat. HORNBY XXXIX. This edition was initially printed in 1931, the ink used was very slow to dry, the sheets packed before the ink dried. When discovered at the binder Hornsby decided to destroy the entire edition. Fresh, very bright copy.

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        The Young and Evil

      Obelisk Press Paris: Obelisk Press. (1933). First. First edition, limited issue. Self-wrappers. Brown butcher paper wrappers printed in red. A near very good copy with modest loss at the spine ends (affecting one letter in the title), and a few pages roughly opened caused chips in the margins, nevertheless a handsome and pleasing copy, lacking the extremely uncommon wraparound band. This copy is from the library of the Obelisk Press publisher Jack Kahane and is copy 6 of 50 numbered copies printed on Pure Rag Lafuma. While supposed to be signed by both authors, this copy is Signed by Ford only (as is the only other known copy of the limited issue of which we are aware). A notorious and exceptionally scarce novel of homosexual life in Greenwich Village. Parker met Ford while writing for Ford's amateurishly produced Blues magazine, which was published in Ford's parents' home in Mississippi during 1929-30. Tyler encouraged him to move to New York and there they spent a year exploring the gay subcultures of Greenwich Village and Harlem before writing the book. Considered by some to be the first modern gay novel, Gertrude Stein called this book "The novel that beat the Beat Generation by a generation." The front flap of the self-wrapper has blurbs by Stein and Djuna Barnes; according to G. Thomas Tanselle in his 1971 paper "Book-Jackets, Blurbs, and Bibliographers" (citing another source) this was the only wrapper blurb contributed by Stein during her lifetime, and possibly the only one from Barnes as well. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Storia popolare illustrata della Grande Guerra 1914-1918 / Roberto Mandel [complete in 6 volumes]

      Milano : Gorlini, 1933. 1st Edition. "Description: 6v. illus. ; 24cm. Subjects: First World War, 1914-1918 -- World War I -- History. Contents: v.1. L'anno fatale (1914) --v.2. L'anno di passione (1915) --v.3. L' anno d'angoscia (1916) --v.4. L'anno terrible (1917) --v.5. L'anno di gloria (1918) --v.6. Scorci e riverberi. Language: Italian. " "Very good copies in the original title-printed cloth. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Slight nicks to spine extremities in places of vols. 1, 2 & 6. Surface mark to spine of volume 2. Light tanning to page margins. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong."

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack. For 1933

      London : John Wisden . Very Good . 1933 . . Hardback . .

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        Lost Horizon

      William Morrow, 1933-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: William Morrow, 1933. First Edition, First Printing with no subsequent printings listed. Lacking the scarce dust jacket. In Near Fine condition. Clean text. Lightly age toned pages. Sound binding. Small vintage bookseller label to rear paste down. Faint rubbing to boards. Top edge of rear board bumped. Edge wear at bottom edge of boards and spine. Very light shelf lean. Lettering on spine lightly dulled. A very lovely copy.

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        Miscellaneous Writings of Andrew Carnegie. Edited by Burton J Hendrick. NEAR FINE PRESENTATION COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPERS

      Doubleday Doran, New York NY, 1933. 2 vols., 8vo., First Edition, with titles in red and black, blue buckram, upper boards and backstrips lettered in gilt, uncut, a near fine copy in unclipped, lightly dust-soiled dustwrappers. A PRESENTATION COPY FROM LOUISE CARNEGIE WITH HER SIGNED HOLOGRAPH INSCRIPTION (MADE AT SKIBO) ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER OF FIRST VOLUME. EXTREMELY SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION. . Catalogs: political economy.

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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. Near fine/Very good . This is a collector-worthy full set of four British first edition, first printings in first printing dust jackets. 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 near-fine or better condition with the accompanying dust jackets in very good plus or better condition. All four dust jackets retain the original front flap prices. The absence of either price-clipping or later impression notation on the lower Volume I & II front flaps definitively confirms first printing status. Moreover, this is a lifelong matched set. The sole previous ownership in each volume is the recurrence of either the same previous owner name or personal library numerical notation, each dated in the year of publication. These appear respectively on the ffep in Volumes I-III and the rear pastedown on Volume IV. Spine presentation and overall condition of the dust jackets makes this set superior to most jacketed first printing sets. All four dust jackets are highly complete, with only fractional chipping at the spine ends. The sole loss of note in the set is 1 x .5 inch at the upper front corner of Volume I. The jacket spines are toned, but evenly so across all four volumes, befitting a set that has remained intact since publication. All four dust jackets are fitted with removable, archival quality clear covers. All four volumes beneath the jackets feature clean, tight, and square bindings with nicely rounded spines, bright gilt, sharp corners, and virtually no wear. The complete dust jackets have done their job and spared the bindings from the typical sunning. Only a tiny spot at the upper rear hinge of Volume II shows mild sunning corresponding to a jacket chip loss. The contents of all four volumes are crisp, bright, and tight. All four volumes feel unread. The top edge gilt remains bright. Very light spotting appears limited to prelims and fore edges in volumes II-IV, with Volume I spotting a bit heavier to the fore edge, but internally affecting only the half-title, frontispiece, and title page. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A97.2(I-IV).a, Woods/ICS A40(aa); Langworth p.166

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        Nus: La Beauté de la Femme, Album du Premier Salon International du Nu Photographique, Paris 1933

      Daniel Masclet, Paris 1933 - Folio. [6], 96, [4]pp. Original string bound printed wrappers. This delightful album was produced from the first International Salon of Nude Photography, Paris 1933. It contains a suite of 96 striking photographs of nude women reproduced in photogravure. Contributing photographers include Jean Moral, Carlo Leonetti, Drtikol, Dr. J. Schuwerack, Andreas Feininger, Gilchrist, Denes Ronay, Manasse, Dr. Peter Weller, Christian Aegerter, Ewald Hoinkis, Ludwig Harren, Bruno Schultz, Dr. Alfred Grabner, Ing. Alois Zych, Jan de Meyere, Willy Zielke, Pietro Sacchi, Pierre Boucher, Frank Davis, Ergy Landau, Bernard Leedham, Hans Robertson, Forman Hanna, Richardson-Cremer, Pecsi, Walter Sussmann, H. Von Perckhammer, Charles Hurault, A. Keith Dannatt, J. Capstack, Nickolas Boris, Baccarini, Franz Fiedler, Franz Feiler, Walden Hammond, Marcel Meys, J. Dudley-Johnston, L. Caillaud, Fred P. Peel, Mme. Laure Albin-Guillot, Yva, Man Ray, Moholy-Nagy, Harold Orne, Bertram Park, Maurice Beck, Evansmith, E.-O. Hoppe, Daniel Masclet, William Mortensen, George Platt Lynes, Kalman Szollosy, and Verneuil. Some age wear on wrappers with tail of spine chipped, and spine and edges sunned. Lower front corner bumped, thus slightly affecting pages throughout. Very minor age-toning along paper margin. Text in French. Wrappers in overall fair to good-, interior in good+ condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Répertoire de la faïence française, publié à l'occasion de l'Exposition rétrospective de la Faïence Française au Musée des Arts Décoratifs

      - Paris, Serge Lapina, 1933, 1935. 5 volumes in-folio, demi-chagrin bordeaux, titres dorés, 1 volume de texte et 4 volumes de planches montées sur onglets, serpentes légendées. MANQUE le tome 6 (planches). / Volume 6 (plates) is missing. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). Langue : Français

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        Rabble in Arms

      First Edition Very near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and bright gilt decoration on the front board with map end sheets. A small octavo measuring 7 1/2" by 5". In a good+ price clipped dust jacket with a large 2" deep by 1" wide chip from the lower edge of the spine area the unsightliness of which has been mitigated by the placement of a facsimile copy of that portion of the jacket placed behind the original jacket. Other than this unfortunate large chip the jacket is really in fairly nice condition with minimal wear or tanning. An exceptionally scarce title to come by in first edition as only 5, 000 copies were produced in the first printing. 870 pages of text. This is the sequel to Roberts' Arundel which picks up after Arnold's attack on Quebec and follows the sequence of events as the ragged army retreats down the St. Lawrence River to Lake Champlain. Roberts' was one of the first novelists to give credible exposure to the Battle of Valcor Island which, although a loss for the Americans, slowed the British advance down Lake Champlain to connect with the Hudson enough so that they had to return to Canada for the winter of 1776-7. This ultimately lead to the victory at Saratoga the following year. A handsome, collectible copy of one of Roberts' most significant historical fiction novels in its scarce original dust jacket by N. C. Wyeth.Our code number = TB24493

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        Murder Won't Wait

      Ives Washburn New York: Ives Washburn. 1933. First. First edition. Slight smudging to the boards, near fine in very good dustwrapper with a modest chip on the front panel, affecting the "rr" in Carroll, and some edgewear. A Vee Williams mystery, and very scarce in jacket. .

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        Marlborough: His Life and Times, a full set of jacketed British first editions inscribed and dated by Churchill

      London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1933. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very good. This jacketed full British first edition, first printing set of Churchill's Marlborough is inscribed and dated by Churchill in Volume II. Churchill signed only his first name indicating that the recipient was a personal friend or close associate. The inscription is in black ink on four lines on the ffep reading "To Mary M / from / Winston / Nov. 1934". Mary M is Lady Mary Minto - more formally Lady Mary Caroline Elliot Murray Kynynmound, Countess of Minto (1858-1940). Lady Minto was the wife of Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto (1845-1914) who served as Governor General of Canada from 1898-1904 and Viceroy of India from 1905-1910. When Churchill was a young officer in India seeking notoriety with despatches for The Daily Telegraph, it was Lord Minto who recognized Churchill's talent, but advised Churchill's mother, Lady Randolph, not to sign Winston's name to his work. Churchill's mother initially followed this advice, to the consternation of Winston who subsequently insisted on publishing his name with his despatches: "I had written them with the design of bringing my personality before the electorate. As to getting in trouble with the authorities, I am just as responsible now that they are not signed as if they had been." (Gilbert, Vol. I, pp. 355-356). Rejecting Lord Minto's advice harmed neither Churchill's career nor his relationship with the Mintos; Churchill spent Christmas 1900 as their guest at Government House in Ottawa. Also present was Pamela Plowden, in whom Churchill had harbored strong romantic interest. Still seeing to young Winston's welfare, Lord Minto wrote to Winston's mother "I think he ran no risks here - everything seemed to me to be very tolerably platonic". (Gilbert, Vol. I, p. 544). When Lord Minto was appointed Viceroy of India in 1905, Churchill was already a seasoned five-year veteran of Parliament. This time it was Winston who expressed concerns to Lady Randolph, but Lord Minto proved responsible for much admired reforms under the Liberal government of Churchill's party. (Gilbert, Vol. II, p.95) Lord Minto died in 1914, but Lady Minto lived to see the impetuously talented young man she hosted for Christmas in 1900 become Prime Minister of wartime Britain in 1940. Clearly, their association endured in the interval, as he inscribed this volume to her in 1934. Churchill's monumental biography of his great ancestor, John Churchill first Duke of Marlborough, was a ten year effort 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. Published in four volumes between 1933 and 1938, Marlborough was well received - both critically and aesthetically. Collectors please note that the inscribed Volume II is a first edition, first printing - not a later printing. This volume is in fine condition. The binding is clean, tight, and square with no fading and virtually no wear. The contents are crisp, bright, and tight, appearing unread. A trivial hint of spotting is confined to the text block edges, which remain bright white with no age-toning. Age has slightly faded the author's inscription, but it remains clear with no ink spreading or smudging. The volume II dust jacket is a true first printing, unclipped and highly complete with minor wear to extremities, minor soiling and spine toning and a closed tear at the upper front hinge. Volumes I, III, and IV are likewise first edition, first printing in correct, unclipped first edition first printing dust jackets. The books are in fine condition, with clean, unfaded bindings, no previous ownership marks, and no spotting. The Volume I, III, and IV dust jackets are all unclipped first printings, varying in condition from very good plus to near-fine plus. All four dust jackets are protected in removable, archival quality clear covers. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A97.2(I-IV).a, Woods/ICS A40(aa), Langworth p.166

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        Abstraction Creation Art Non Figuratif 1933 (Number 2)

      France: Le Comite de l'Association Abstraction Creation, 1933. First edition. Paperback. Near Fine. Issue number two of this magazine devoted to abstract art. Text in French. Containing example of work by a who's who of the major figures in the field. A couple of minor age spots to covers, else a suberp well-bound copy in tall printed wrappers. An exceptionally well preserved copy of this publication.

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      Harper & Brothers. New York. 1933. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. 8vo. (8.4 x 5.9 inches). Very good clean, fresh copy in in original purple cloth with darker purple wide lines and lettering to the spine and publishers device to the front board. In the very good original dustwrapper with a wonderful design printed in black and white on a green background. Price of $2.50 still intact on the inner front flap. Some light chipping to the very top and bottom of spine and panel edges. Slightly thumbed but overall a better than very good example of this fragile dustwrapper. The same black and white on green wrapper design is reproduced on the endpapers. All in all a superior copy of this classic of twentieth century literature. Down and out was Orwell's first book and was not well received in the US where despite only 1750 copies being published, some six months after the UK edition, 383 were later remaindered.

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        The myth of Governor Eyre

      L. & Virginia Woolf. B007Q7YP0Q 1933 Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, 1st Printing, as stated on the copyright page. Good/None. 348 pages, with an index. A scarce and long out-of-print volume written by Sydney Haldane Olivier, the former Governor of Jamaica and Secretary of State to India. He was also the uncle of the actor Laurence Olivier. This hardcover copy has light wear and soiling to the cloth boards. The previous owner's name is stamped on the first 3 pages. The text is unmarked and the binding is sturdy. 100% customer satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. . Very Good. 1/1/0001.

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      Harper and Brothers, New York 1933 - First Printing. Octavo; light purple cloth, with plum-colored stripes and titles stamped in black on spine; illustrated endpapers; 292pp. Hint of a forward lean, with faint foxing to text edges; clean throughout - Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped, sunned at spine and extremities, with edgewear, short tears, and chips to crown and corners; 3 inch tear along front flap fold, discreetly and archivally mended in two spots on verso; Very Good. Young Eric Blair's first book, a work he was sufficiently ashamed of that he asked Victor Gollancz to issue it under a pseudonym. The American edition was published about 6 months following the British, issued in a tiny print run of 1,750 copies, of which 383 were remaindered. The book sold poorly in the U.S., perhaps owing to the fact American audiences in the midst of the Depression did not want a reminder of life on the down-and-out. Rare in the dustjacket, seldom appearing in presentable condition in the trade and offered less than a handful of times in 30 years according to the auction record, those being restored with tape residue on verso. An important debut. Fenwick A.1d. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        POKHOD 'SIBIRIAKOVA' ('Sibiriakov''s Cruise'). Album of color lithographs. First Edition

      Leningrad: Lenizogiz, 1933. Foreword by Prof. Otto Schmidt and artist's list-chronology in Russian, French, German, and English. Card covers with pictorial DJ. 12-3/4 x 9-1/2 in. VIII pp + 16 lithographs by Lev Kantorovich (all but two in color). Full-size very colorful lithographs. 5000 copies only. Rare. [Kantorovich, Lev: Soviet artist of the period of Russian Avant-garde. Lived in Leningrad. Exhibited in 1935 (Leningrad) with Brodsky, Malevich, Petrov-Vodkin, Suetin; in 1936 (Moscow) with Deineka, Kukryniksy, Lebedev, Favorsky; in 1936 (Kiev) with Al'man, Bilibin, etc. Schmidt, Otto (1891-?) Famous Soviet scientist. Mathematics, geophysics, astronomy, Polar expeditions (North Pole, etc.).] Please see the picture. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed..

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        POLUTOROGLAZYI STRELETS [STRELETZ] ("The One and a Half-Eyed Archer"). First Edition

      Leningrad: IPL, [1933] Text in Russian. Cloth decorated to front, DJ. 296 pp. Frontispiece, plates. Library (?) stamp removed from title page. (A Catalogue of Russian Avant-Garde Books in the British Library 1912-1934, No. 290) [On Russian Futurism: Burliuk Brothers, Mayakovsky, Khlebnikov, Guro, N. Goncharova, Exter, et al. - Burliuk, David (1882-1967): Well-known Russian Avant-garde artist, one of the founders of Russian Futurism. Studied in Munich and Paris. Friend of Mayakovsky. One of the founders of "Knave of Diamonds". After Russian Revolution emigrated. Lived in the United States. Exhibited on futurist exhibitions; after 1917: in 1922 (Berlin) with Exter, Filonov, Gabo, Kandinsky, Popova, Puni (Pougny), Rodchenko, Rozanova, Tatlin; in 1932 (Philadelphia) with Archipenko, Chagall, Goncharova, Larionov, Lissitzky, Malevich, Tzadkin, etc. - Mayakovsky, Vladimir (1893-1930): The most famous Soviet poet, one of the founders of Russian Futurism. - Exter, Alexandra (1882-1949): the famous Ukrainian ?migr? avant-garde artist. Lived in Kiev, Moscow and Paris. - Goncharova, Natalia (1881-1962): one of the most famous artists of Russian Avant-Garde. Painter, graphic and theater artist. Wife of M. Larionov, worked in collaboration with him: theorists of "Rayonism". Participated in the most famous exhibitions: "Knave of Diamonds", "Union of Youth", "Donkey's Tail", "Target", etc. Lived in Paris from 1915.] - Rare, especially with DJ] Please see the pictures. For more images please visit our website.. 1st ed.. HB/DJ.

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