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      - Hoc est exemplar 296. Regia Officina Polygraphica. Romae. XI Kal. Mai MCMXXXIII [1933]. In 4º (de 28x20 cm) com 140 fólios. Encadernação do editor similar à original: inteira de pele estampada com ferros a seco e com aplicações e fechos de metal nas pastas. Contém fac-simile de um manuscrito do sec. X, ou anterior,da obra poética de Horacio Flacco Quintus, que foi propriedade de Petrarca e que se encontra na Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, em Florença. [EN] Facsimile of a manuscript of the late 10th or early century, once the property of Petrarch and now in the Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Florence. Location/localizacao: 7-A1-B-16

      [Bookseller: Livraria Castro e Silva]
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        My battle / by Adolf Hitler ; abridged and translated E. T. S. Dugdale

      Boston and New York : Houghton Mifflin company, 1933. 1st Edition. Description: x, 297p. : 4 plates incl. frontis. (ports.) ; 21 cm. Subjects: Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945) --Mein Kampf --autobiography --Nazism. Germany --Politics and government --1918-1933. Very good copy in the original title-blocked cloth. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Title lettering faded on spine. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (illustrated)

      Harcourt, Brace, 1933. First Edition, 1st Printing as stated.. Hardback.. Very good condition./Good edgeworn dust jacket with one chip and small area of water stain on edge of back of jacket did not affect book..

      [Bookseller: Harvest Book Co]
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      London: Jonathan Cape. (1933). The first novel by the author of the 20th century classic Under the Volcano. An extremely scarce book: reportedly only 1500 copies were printed and barely half were sold. A "cheap edition" was issued in 1935 which was probably the unsold remainder of the first printing, offered at a reduced price. This title and Under the Volcano (#11 on the Modern Library's list of the best 100 books of the 20th century) were the only two books Lowry published in his lifetime; by the time of his postwar classic, this was already a scarce book. This is a near fine copy in a slightly edgeworn but still near fine still near fine dust jacket, with the original price still present. Extremely scarce in any dust jacket, and this is probably the nicest copy we have ever seen. A 20th century rarity in exceptional condition. In a custom clamshell box. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        God Rest You Merry Gentlemen (First Edition)

      New York: House of Books, 1933. First Edition. First Edition, one of 300 copies issued. Fine in orange-red cloth with no jacket as issued. Absolutely none of the usual wear to the boards or oxidization to the black titles is present. An impeccable copy.& & In a custom matching chemise and quarter-leather clamshell slipcase.& & Hanneman A11.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Marlborough:his Life and Times (4 Volume Set)

      London: George Harrap & Co Ltd, 1933. Leather Bound. Very Good. London : G. G. Harrap, 1933. 1st edition. 4 volumes. 8vo. Quarter bound in modern blue Morocco leather. Corners bound. 5 raised bands. 6 Compartments. Gilt lettering and decorative flourishes along spine. Dark blue cloth boards. Tight bindings and solid boards. Near fine. Owners inscription and small bookplate inside front boards. Clean, unmarked pages. Frontispiece illustration in each volume. Additional illustrations throughout. An exceptional copy of this set, restored and in very good condition. Please feel free to contact us with further questions regarding this series.

      [Bookseller: SequiturBooks]
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        MARLBOROUGH. His life and times

      George G.Harrap & Co.Ltd.London.,1933-38. FIRST EDITIONS.FOUR VOLUMES.Each volume with maps,plans,facsimiles and portraits.Volume one has a small stain along the very edge of the page for the first 286pp of the book,at its worst marking in about 2 milimetres onto the page,otherwise very good bright,fresh set.Original publishers burgundy cloth with gilt lettering and coat of arms.Top edges gilt.Spines of volumes 1 to 3 faded as usual.Overall a very good set.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        MARLBOROUGH. His Life and Times. (4 volumes)

      George G. Harrap, London, 1933. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 4 Volumes. All first editions.(1933, 1934, 1936, 1938) Bound in deep burgundy cloth over bevelled boards with the family arms in gilt on front covers and gilt title on spine, top edges gilded. Illustrated with facsimilies of documents,plates maps and plans. Vol I lacks its dust jacket and spine is slightly faded. The dust jackets of the other 3 volumes are considerably worn and marked with some loss. Previous owner signature on end papers and sporadic light foxing to some margins but no other defects of note. A very collectable set. .. Quantity Available: 1. Category: HISTORY: Pre 1700.; Inventory No: 11177..

      [Bookseller: Bygone Books]
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        Chinigchinich (Chi-ni'ch-nich). A revised and annotated version of Alfred Robinson's Translation of Father Geronimo Boscana's historical account of the belief, usages, customs and

      Santa Ana: Fine Arts Press, 1933. ...extravagencies of the Indians of this mission of San Juan Capistrano called the Acagchemem Tribe. Limited to 500 copies; folio, 247, [2] pp. color frontis., 4 additional leaves of colored plates from linoleum-cuts printed in oil paint [by Jean Goodwin]; 5 plates from various sources printed in black-and-white, maps, bibliography; original illustrated boards & cloth backstrip, patterned endpapers, rear cover faded at top, light soiling to the covers, overall very good. Photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Zubal Books]
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        Edward Lear on My Shelves

      N.p.: Bremer Presse, 1933. Quarto, 434pp. One of 155 copies printed at the Bremer Presse. This is a deluxe copy, number II, bound in full vellum by the Bremer Binderei under the supervision of Frieda Thiersch. In addition, the book is inscribed by Field to Charles E. Lauriat, Jr. The inscription reads: "To Dear old man Lauriat from old friend." With numerous reproductions of drawings by Lear, including landscapes, five of which have been hand-colored by Annette von Eckardt. This is a fine copy housed in the original cardboard slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Los Cuatro Vientos - Revista Literaria

      Impresor Aguirre, Madrid 1933 - LOS CUATRO VIENTOS fue una revista literaria, auspiciada por el librero madrileño León Sanchez Cuesta, cuyo comité de selección estaba integrado por Dámaso Alonso, Bergamín, Fernandez-Almagro, Lorca, Guillén, Marichalar, Salinas y De la Torre. Se publicaron sólo tres números correspondientes a febrero, abril y junio de 1933, que son los que ofrecemos encuadernados en un solo volumen, conservando las tres cubiertas originales. Los tres volúmenes se encuentran en estado perfecto [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libros Tres Vegas]
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        Winner Takes Nothing

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933. First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Printing (with both the Scribner's seal and 'A' on the copyright back), one of only 20,300 copies. Small 8vo; [8], 244pp, with both blanks front and back. Publisher's black cloth, with gold foil title blocks lettered and ruled in black on the upper board and spine and a beautiful rose-pink top stain; in a bright, typographic, first-issue dust jacket priced at $2.00. An astonishingly Fine copy, the book square, tight and unread; in a Fine and vibrant jacket that has benefited from minimal, highly skilled restoration to several nicks, creases and closed tears, but involving none of the lettering or design. Hemingway's fourth collection of stories, including 'A Clean, Well-Lighted Place' and 'Fathers and Sons.' Hanneman A13a. Truly a collector's copy. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd]
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        Tales of Mystery and Imagination

      New York: Tudor Publishing Company, , 1933. Illustrated by Harry Clarke. Quarto. Recent black morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, roll to boards, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. 8 tipped-in colour plates and 24 monochrome plates. A fine copy. First Tudor edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Nus: La Beauté de la Femme

      Paris: Daniel Masclet,, 1933. Quarto. Original white heavy card wrappers with red cord through spine as issued, titles to front cover in black 96 black and white photogravure plates. Wrappers lightly discoloured and rubbed. First edition, first printing. This album was produced from the first International Salon of Nude Photography, Paris 1933. 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.

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      London: Macmillan and Co., 1933.. Green cloth, elaborately stamped in blind and gilt after a design by T. Sturge Moore, edges untrimmed. Light foxing to endsheets and top edge, else near fine in very good pictorial dust jacket based on the binding design, with small creased tears at crown of spine and one corner and a bit of light soiling. First edition, a collective gathering of poems from preceding limited editions. One of two thousand copies. Signed by Yeats beneath his printed name on the title-page. Along with THE TOWER, this collection prints "the greatest poetry of Yeats in his difficult later manner...They constitute a peak in English poetry" - Connolly. And like THE TOWER, one of the more difficult of Yeats's ordinary trade editions to find in either signed or inscribed state. WADE 169. MODERN MOVEMENT 56b.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        The River War

      This is an improbably pristine jacketed copy of the second printing of the 1933 edition. Though we are generally wary of words like "mint" and "as new", we can say with confidence that this must surely be the best surviving example. Churchill's second book, originally published in 1899, recounts his experiences and reflections concerning British involvement in the Sudan. The text is arresting, insightful, powerfully descriptive, and of enduring relevance. As a young officer in a colonial British army, Churchill was unusually sympathetic to the Mahdist forces and critical of the British army. This work offers us the candid perspective of the future great man of the 20th century from the distinctly 19th century battlefields where Churchill learned to write and earned his early fame. In 1933, a so-called "Second Cheap Edition" was made from plates of the 1902 edition with a bibliographically significant new introduction by the author explaining that "A generation has grown up which knows little of why we are in Egypt and the Sudan." There were ultimately five printings of this edition with at least seven different dust jackets issued (at least two for the 1933 second printing and two for the final, 1951 printing). The style of the illustrated first printing dust jacket was unique to the first printings (January 1933) and an unknown number of second printings (March 1933). This beautiful, jacketed copy of the second printing is not only extraordinary for its condition, but also of bibliographic interest. In his excellent Bibliography, Ronald Cohen notes that "although only 985 copies were ever sold" of this second printing, these copies "were bound only gradually, on 14 separate occasions between 31 March and 29 February 1940." Cohen notes that "this extended sale and large number of binding occasions would account for differences of cloth or dust jackets on second printing copies." (Cohen, Volume I, p.54) Here is what surely must be an early issue example of the second printing, since it bears the first printing-style dust jacket. Of the second impression, Richard Langworth (Connoisseur's Guide, p.34-35) does note "This impression has been found in a jacket identical to the first impression, adding 'net' to the spine price." This copy's dust jacket does have the word 'net' on the spine below the price and the book itself references the additional 1933 printing on the copyright page. Additionally, the binding cloth is a distinctly lighter and brighter shade of light purple than that of the first printing. As stated, this is an improbably superlative copy, nearly as new in a truly fine dust jacket. The illustrated dust jacket is simply stunning - beautifully crisp, bright, and complete, with only fractional wear to a few extremities and a nearly invisible short closed tear at the upper rear hinge. The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover. The volume beneath is immaculate and clearly unread. The cloth of the 1933 printings proved highly susceptible to wear, soiling, and toning. This copy features a flawless binding with no visible signs of wear or handling. The contents are likewise pristine - crisp, bright, and tight with no previous ownership marks and no spotting. The owner of this copy will know they have the best possible copy attainable without a time machine. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A2.4.b, Woods/ICS A2(da.2), Langworth p.33.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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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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        System der Physiologie umfassend das Allgemeine der Physiologie, die physiologische Geschichte der Menschheit, die des Menschen und die der einzelnen organischen Systeme im Menschen für Naturforscher und Aerzte bearbeitet von Dr. Carl Gustav Carus. In 3 Bänden

      Oktav. Zeitgenössische Pappbände mit marmorierten Bezügen, umseitig farbigem Schnitt und goldgepr. Titelrückenschild. XVIII, 372; X, 460; 1 Bl., X, 512 S., 2 Bll. Alle Bände mit schönem Exlibris (Francofvrti ad moenum, Ex libr. Rudolf A. Fleischer, 1933). Exemplar in außergewöhnlicher Frische. Erste Ausgabe. - Hirsch-H. I, 846. Ziegenfuß I, 174.

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        TRUFFLE EATER. Pretty Stories and Funny Pictures

      London, Arthur Barker (1933).. FIRST EDITION (1933), small 4to, 255, x 165 mm, 10" x 7¼", cream boards with large coloured repeat of title illustration showing Hitler in typical Struwwelpeter stance with tiny swastikas at the end of his long fingernails, (19) pages including title page, all printed 1 side only. Black and white illustrations throughout (unsigned) following closely the stories in Struwwelpeter. This parody of Struwwelpeter with fierce anti Nazi verses about Shock-Troop Headed Adolf, Goebbels and the Matches, Goering who would not have the Jews, etc. is the earliest anti Hitler comic book. A touch of wear to head and tail of spine and corners, 5 mm (¼") at tail of spine a little dusty, endpapers faintly browned, no inscriptions. A Fine clean crisp copy still in the original unprinted glassine DUSTWRAPPER (large chip at head of spine, small chip at tail, 80 mm (3") closed tear from upper corner of upper panel, a few small edge chips, 1 short closed tear on spine). Baumgartner Part I, No.18 p.41. An early attack on Hitler and quite scarce.MORE IMAGERS ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        VOYAGE AU BOUT DE LA NUIT. Signed [Journey To The End Of The Night]

      Paris: Editions Denoel et Steele, Paris, 1933 Celine's legendary First Novel. Inscribed Presentation/ Association Copy of Some Significance. A very early reprint of the first edition published in 1932. 8vo, 18.5cm x 12cm. 623pp. A superb presentation inscribed to his friend, John Marks, who translated this very title into English the following year. A very good copy in a contemporary black buckram binding with titles on the spine in gilt on a maroon panel. There is some off-setting to the endpapers & the cheaper publisher's paper stock has lightly & evenly tanned. A faint stain to the fore-edge. The original card covers are not bound in. The presentation, on the first blank, reads: Johnny Marks from the author ~ May. 27. 1933. "Celine's Journey to the End of the Night (along with Death on the Installment Plan), were both very successful in the 1930s, & are unique: they come nearer than any other works of the century to creating the illusion of a living, infuriated, comic, vibrant voice. This voice comes off the though it were the pure real flux of a mind actively working." - (Martin Seymour-Smith in Novels and Novelists, 1980). A cornerstone of Modern World Literature, the publication of this work in 1932 had an immediate impact on author s of the period, such as Henry Miller (with Tropic of Cancer in 1934), George Orwell (with Down and Out in Paris and London in 1935), Henry Green & many others. Connolly: The Modern Movement No. 74. An important Association Copy.. Signed by Author(s). First Thus.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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      London: George G. Harrap & Co, 1933. ONE OF 410 COPIES (400 for sale) SIGNED BY RACKHAM. Hardcover. 241 x 165 mm (9 1/2 x 6 1/2"). 42, [3] pp. ONE OF 410 COPIES (400 for sale) SIGNED BY RACKHAM. Original publisher's limp vellum, original(?) tissue dust wrapper, original slipcase with printed paper label on top. Illustrated endpapers, half title, and title page, text illustrations throughout, and FOUR COLOR PLATES, all BY ARTHUR RACKHAM. Title page partly printed in green. Hudson, p. 172; Latimore & Haskell, p. 69. Slight fraying and tiny chips missing along top of front panel of dust wrapper, otherwise AN ALMOST AMAZING COPY, even the slipcase being unusually clean, and the volume itself virtually pristine. This is a remarkable copy of the strictly limited signed Rackham illustrated version of the allegorical fairy tale exploring the dangers of indulging in worldly pleasures, first published in 1862. It brought Rossetti (1830-94) widespread recognition when it first appeared, and it has interested feminist critics ever since. We can find no record of a dust wrapper being present with this volume, but our tissue jacket looks to be from the time of publication and, in any case, has served to preserve the book very well over the years.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book

      London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.,, 1933. A Book of Old Favourites with New Illustrations. Octavo. Original japon, titles to spine and upper board gilt, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With the original glassine dust jacket. Colour frontispiece and 8 full-page colour illustrations, illustrations throughout the text. A little spotting to boards and endpapers. Text partially unopened. An excellent copy in the original glassine jacket which has shrunk and has some small chips. Signed limited edition, one of 460 numbered copies signed by the artist.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      NY: Covici, Friede. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1933. Stated First Edition. First Printing. Hard Cover. FIRST, LIMITED AND NUMBERED EDITION, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. This is number 306 of 1381 copies, signed by e. e. cummings on the colophon/limitation page. Publisher's full yellow cloth, black lettering on spine and cover, fore-edge deckle. . Boards mildly soiled, hinges starting but strong, shadow of removed bookplate on fep, else fine. VERY GOOD. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (i), 432, (1) pp. Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: Round Table Books]
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        EIMI. Signed Limited edition

      London Covici, Friede 1933. G: in Good condition without dust jacket in clear protective wraps. Light marking to covers. Endpapers browned. Inscription and date (Paris 1936) to fep Limited Edition [761/1381] Yellow hardback cloth cover 230mm x 180mm (9" x 7"). 432pp. Signed by the author on the Limitation page to the rear of the book.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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      [New York]: [John Becker], [1933]. Occasional marginal tears. These are 10 of the 32 original lithographs in 6 or 7 colors on zinc signed in the plate by Charlot with a colophon page SIGNED by the artist, the printer, Lynton Kistler, and the designer, Merle Armitage. They are laid into a folder made of the same paper as that on which the lithos are printed.

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

      Paris: Rey, 1933 Steinlen, Theophile-Alexandre. [Lecomte, George]. CHATS ET AUTRES BÊTES. Signé/Signed. Paris: Rey, 1933. Dessins inédits de Steinlen [illustrator]. Half brown morocco over marbled paper covered boards, four raised bands, gilt-stamped spine titles, matching marbled endpapers. Covers bound in. A one page Steinlen ALS tipped to the front free endpaper in fine condition: "Voulez-vous vendredi? / Cher Monsieur Vauxcelles à n'importe quel moment de la matinée je serai très heureux de vous voir en compagnie de votre ami Borchardt / Très cordialement à vous, / Steinlen". Trans. "Is Friday alright? / Dear Mr. Vauxcelles at any moment in the morning I will be very happy to see you together with your friend Borchardt / Yours very cordially / Steinlen". 19 black & white plates of Steinlen’s superb feline illustrations with 150 in-text designs. One of 545 numbered examples on Vélin. One of 500 copies on Vélin de Rives with an extra suite of plates limited to 50 copies only. A beautiful, unique example in very fine condition. 19 planches hors texte et 150 dessins en noir, in texte, reproduits en facsimilé, par Barry. Tirage à 545 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin. un des 500 vélin de rives. On joint une suite des illustrations, sur vélin à la forme, tirée uniquement à 50 exemplaires.. Signed by Illustrator. 1st Edition. Illus. by Steinlen.

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        The River War

      Â This is the first printing of the bibliographically significant 1933 edition of Churchill's second book in the scarce original dust jacket. Originally published in 1899, The River War recounts Churchill's experiences and reflections concerning British involvement in the Sudan. The text is arresting, insightful, powerfully descriptive, and of enduring relevance. As a young officer in a colonial British army, Churchill was unusually sympathetic to the Mahdist forces and critical of the British army. This work offers us the candid perspective of the future great man of the 20th century from the distinctly 19th century battlefields where Churchill learned to write and earned his early fame. In 1933, a so-called "Second Cheap Edition" was made from plates of the 1902 edition with a bibliographically significant new introduction by the author explaining that "A generation has grown up which knows little of why we are in Egypt and the Sudan." There were ultimately five printings of this edition. Here is the first printing of 1933, a near-fine plus copy in a good example of the scarce dust jacket, which is unique to the 1933 first printing. The light purple cloth binding of this edition proved highly susceptible to wear and soiling. Here the binding is square, clean, and tight, retaining uniform color, sharp corners, nicely rounded spine, and showing none of the usual scuffing. Slight wrinkling at the spine ends and perhaps a hint of darkening at the spine head corresponding with the dust jacket loss are the only trivial exterior flaws noted. The contents are crisp and bright, the book feeling unread. Differential transfer browning to the blank endpapers corresponding to the dust jacket flaps confirms that this book has spent its life jacketed. We note no internal spotting or previous ownership marks. Very light spotting is confined to the fore and top edges and the top edge also shows dust soiling. The dust jacket is a respectable and mostly complete example. The only significant dust jacket loss is a 1.5 inch wide by maximum .375 inch strip at the spine head. The jacket spine is toned and scuffed, but both the blue and black spine print remain distinct. The jacket faces show modest wear and a few short closed tears at the edges, as well as light overall soiling, heaviest at the flap folds. The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A2.4.a, Woods/ICS A2(da.1), Langworth p.33. 

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote De La Mancha. Translated with an Introduction by John Ormsby

      Barcelona, Spain: The Limited Editions Club. Near Fine. 1933. Hardcover. There are some chips to the glassine covers, but they have preserved their purpose of protecting the decorated boards and cloth spine with bright gilt lettering. ; A Rare set, 2 volumes, in Near Fine condition. Limited edition, number #138 out of 1500 signed by the illustrator. Glassine covers for both volumes. Slipcase is in Very Good condition - some minor shelf wear, intact, with paper label on spine and #138 at bottom. Tissue guards for each plate. Deckled pages. A heavy set. Because of weight or size of some books, additional postage may be required. We will notify you if it is necessary to charge you an additional amount. You will then have the option of cancelling the order. ; Wood block print; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

      [Bookseller: The Book Shelf]
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        Warum Krieg? [Why War?]

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

      [Bookseller: Historicana]
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        History of the Indian Tribes of North America; with biographical sketches and anecdotes of the principal chiefs [Volumes I and III only]

      Edinburgh: John Grant. Very Good+ in Very Good dj. 1933; 1934. New edition. Hardcover. NOISBN . [just a bit of shelfwear and light bumping to bottom edges/corners, one-time owner's rubber-stamped signature on front pastedowns (both volumes); jackets are uniformly age-toned (somewhat more at spines), with general soiling and some wrinkling along the top edges, but with no tears or chips]. (2 photogravure ports.; 72 color plates; 2 maps) Regrettably incomplete set (Volumes I and III only; Volume II is not present) of this classic work, originally published in three folio volumes issued in 1836, 1838 and 1844. The introduction to this "New Edition," by editor Hodge, presents an account of the creation of the original work (including much biographical information about the authors) and an extensive bibliographical discussion of numerous editions that followed, in particular the history of the work's most notable feature: the color portraits of many Native Americans, primarily tribal chiefs. Because the portraits, which hung originally at the War Department and later at the Smithsonian Institution, had been painted from life (and predated the widespread use of photography), in many instances they represent the only existing images of their subjects; and because most of the originals were destroyed in the 1865 Smithsonian fire, only the published reproductions remain. This edition contained 123 color plates in all, of which 72 are present in the two volumes on offer, as are the two color maps, at the end of Volume III. .

      [Bookseller: ReadInk]
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        Alice Through the Cellophane

      New York: The John Day Company, 1933 First edition, first printing. Near fine in original wraps with very light wear and toning to spine. Very scarce 30 page collection of White’s pieces from The New Yorker.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        Roll, Jordan, Roll [One of 23 Copies, Signed]

      NY: Robert O. Ballou. 1933. A presentation copy of the limited edition of this classic, with text by Peterkin and photographs by Ulmann. According to the colophon, 350 copies were numbered and signed, of which 327 were for sale. This is one of the 23 copies hors commerce, inscribed "For H.L.B." where the limitation number would have been, and signed by Peterkin and Ulmann. With 90 full-page stunningly produced copperplate hand-pulled photogravure plates, with tissue guards; the trade edition was not only a lower quality production, it only had 72 plates in total. The copies of the limited edition that were offered for sale came with a separate print of one of the photos and a slipcase. Neither is present here, and it is unknown if the hors commerce copies would have included such items, or if they were selling points intended to help market the commercial deluxe edition. Bound in brown textured paper over boards with white cloth spine and tips. Spine cloth slightly dusty, a hint of offsetting to the title page as the opposing photo lacks tissue; still a fine copy. We have never seen one of the hors commerce copies offered for sale, and none appear in the auction records. A scarce issue of a high spot of 20th century photography; a Roth 101 title. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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      New York: Robert O. Ballou, [1933].. Large octavo. Blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Frontis and plates reproduced in offset gravure after photographs. Trace of sunning along extreme top and bottom edges, otherwise a fine, bright copy, with the vulnerable spine stamping bright and fresh, in very good dust jacket with a few thin streaks of rubbing, a small chip at the lower tip of the upper joint, and an old, externally mended creased tear at the top corner of the rear panel. First edition, first U.S. issue of the trade issue. Sheets from this printing were also exported to Jonathan Cape for the British issue, and in later years (ca. 1935), additional sets of sheets were bound up by Bobbs- Merrill with a cancel title-leaf and different binding. Ms. Peterkin's prose sketches of southern African Americans, accompanied by Ulmann's photographic portraits, add up to a memorable collaboration in documentation that has become somewhat uncommon in this condition.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Roll Jordan Roll

      New York: Robert O. Ballou, 1933. First edition. The trade issue, preceded by a deluxe edition of only 350 copies. Text by Peterkin and 70 photographs by Ulmann. An inspired collaboration. An about very good copy with some minor wear to the top of the spine and some fading to the front board as a result of a sizable chip to the about very good dust jacket that is price clipped and has some other minor wear as well. Scarce in any jacket.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        A supplement to Elwes' monograph of the genus Lilium. Parts I to IX

      London.: Dulau & Co. Ltd. / The Royal Horticultural Society.. 1933-1940; 1960.. NINE PARTS, 30 handcolored lithographed plates and 10 color collotype plates (TOTAL OF 40 plates), accompanying text sheets, decorative paper wrappers, large folio approximately 22 x 15 inches (56 x 38 cm). Parts I to VII: Plates in very good to fine condition with occasional very minor faults at edges (bump to corner, light creasing, tiny edge tear). Wrappers have wear to spines, occasional light wear to edges, 1 x 1 inch lightly discolored area at lower left corner of front wrappers from removal of label. Parts VIII and IX: plates in very good to fine condition (first plate in last volume is loose); slight wear and soiling to wrappers, discolored area at lower left corner of front wrappers from removal of label. This important botanical monograph, the Supplement to Henry Elwes 1880 Monograph of the Genus Lilium highlights the extraordinary wealth of China and surrounding countries in the species Lilium. As Elwes' friend and collaborator Arthur Grove states in the introduction to the Supplement: "When Elwes prepared his Monograph about fifty species of Lilium were known to exist, and it was then the general opinion among experts that few remained to be discovered. With his customary acumen, Elwes himself expressed the view that 'The only regions from which much novelty can be expected are the Eastern Himalayas and the immense tract of unexplored and difficult mountain country which surrounds our Indian Empire on the north and east, and which lies round the head-waters of the Irrawaddy, the Bramputra, and the Yang-tse-kiang. --- The Corean peninsula may also produce some new species of Lily; but though the flora of that country is absolutely unknown to us, it may be expected that any indigenous plants of great beauty or horticultural value have already found their way into the gardens of Japan.' These words were written in 1880, some years before the botanical exploration of Western China began, and Elwes proved a wiser prophet than he knew. At that time, however, no one in England suspected that the area indicated by him was soon to prove richer in lilies than either Japan or Western North America." The first 7 parts of the Supplement were issued between 1933 and 1940. These were limited to 250 copies with 30 handcolored plates drawn and lithographed by Miss Lilian Snelling. The large folio size is used to great advantage to showcase the stunning flowers, with botanical details to the side. Each plate is accompanied by a descriptive text of 2 to 4 pages, including the habitat of the plant. More than half of these 30 plates feature plants from China, with all but 3 of the 30 from countries in Asia. This Supplement merits a place in Sitwell and Blunt's Great Flower Books, where it is noted: "A work of the greatest interest and value to all Lily growers. The Supplement is considerably finer both in text and illustration than the original monograph." (p.94). In 1960 and 1962 a further two parts were sponsored by the Royal Horticultural Society, containing "the new lilies introduced since 1933 by Kingdon Ward and other collectors. The text is by Dr. W.B. Turrill, F.R.S, lately Keeper of the Herbarium at Kew...The illustrations are by Miss Margaret Stones, another great botanical artist, who is following worthily in the steps of Miss Snelling." (from the introduction by F.C. Stern). In part VIII are five beautiful color plates of lilies, two of which are from North America - Lilium rubescens (southern Oregon, California) and Lilium Michiganense (Canada and Mid west USA),plus two of Asian origin (Yunnan and Manipur). In part IX, four of the flowers depicted are from North America - Lilium washingtonianum var. purpurascens (north-western California and Oregon); Lilium pitkinense (California); Lilium Pardalinum var. giganteum (Northern California); Lilium kelleyanum variant (California); the last is from the Himalayas. .

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      Published by G. Delgado Ltd., 1933. Paperback. Very Good. Illustrated by Robinson, W. Heath. Very good condition. Portrait format, beige card wraps with b/w illustration on front cover. One page per week with b/w cartoon and caption in Robinson's humourous style. Tied at top with red ribbon. A few grubby marks and foxspots to covers which have two small splits at top corners. Contents complete with just a few pages margins having light foxspots. A super copy of this exceptionally rare and ephemeral item. [S]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        KAMERA OBSCURA. [Camera Obscura]. Inscribed to Iakov Blokh

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

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Brudstykker af en Landsbydegns Dagbog.

      Udg. af Selskabet for Grafisk Kunst. Kbhvn. 1933. Med 26 træsnit af Povl Christensen, trykt på de orig. stokke. 52 s. Oplag 425 ekspl. Povl Christensens debut og et hovedværk inden for moderne dansk bogillustration.. Holst nr. 5

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        Eighd. signierte OLithographie: "Für Ihr freundliches Interesse und die schöne Bereicherung des Archivs dankt mit verbindlichstem Gruss - Kubinarchiv in Hamburg". [ca. 13,5 x 17,8 cm].

      o.O., 1933 - o.O., o. J. [nach 1933]. Gerahmt im Passepartout. Verkleinerte Darstellung der Lithographie "Nächtlicher Sumpf", Raabe Nr 498, Jahr 1933. - Eine unleserliche Signatur des Hamburger Kubinarchivs im Blatt. Kl. Fleck am linken Außenrand, nicht aufdringlich. Deutsch

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        The Man With Two Left Feet

      New York and Chicago: A. L. Burt Company Publishers, by arrangement with Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.,, 1933. And Other Stories. Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles and design to spine and front board in black, orange topstain. With the dust jacket illustrated by Harry Beckhoff. Corners nicked, faint mark to front board; an excellent copy in the rubbed and spine-tanned with splits at the fore-edge. First American edition, first printing (originally published in book form by Methuen in 1917), of the short story collection that includes (in "Extricating Young Gussie") the first appearance of Jeeves, Bertie Wooster and Aunt Agatha, and their first introduction the US. Bibliographically, this is an unusual example of the publishing house A.L. Burt (normally associated with popular reprints) printing a first edition; Doubleday, Doran & Co. purchased the American rights to the book, but sold them to Burt without publishing the book themselves, hence the "by arrangement of" notice in the imprint. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Russian Campaign of 1914: The Beginning of the War and Operations in East Prussia

      Fort Leavenworth: The Command and General Staff School Press, 1933. From the library of Lt. Gen. D. H. Connolly, WWII commander of the Persian Gulf Command. Gen. Connolly's signature on ffep; 15 maps in rear pocket. Spine is lightly sunned. Textblock is very clean and tight. Lightly worn boards. 410pp. including appendices. First English Language Edition. Brown Cloth. Very Good. Illus. by Maps in Rear Pocket. 8vo - Over 7 3/4" -9 3/4 " Tall. Hard Cover.

      [Bookseller: Clausen Books, RMABA]
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        Winner Take Nothing

      Scribner's, New York 1933 - 1st Edition. Hardcover. 1st issue DJ, Gold gilt, bright crisp, normal shelf wear, few short closed tears barely visable. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lyons Fine Books]
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