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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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        A Sketch of the Geography and Geology of the Himalaya Mountains and Tibet

      Survey of India, Manager of Publications, Delhi 1933 - Parts I - IV complete. 4to. Pp x, 359, xxxii (index).1 photographic plate, 34 charts (ex 37 - lacks Nos. X, XI, XXI; these missing charts were never bound in), 15 plates. Original cloth, spine lettering dull. A tight, sound copy. Extra postage at cost will be required. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Collection of Pamphlets and Ephemera relating to Angling and Ringwood Manor]

      V.p., 1933-1947. 8vo and smaller. . Condition generally fine. Half green morocco drop box. Bruns H174, H175, H176, H177, H178 . Choice group of material by the celebrated angling author Edward Ringwood Hewitt (1867-1957). Comprising: 1. Hewitt's Handbook of Fly Fishing, 1933. Limp green pictorial cloth. With loosely inserted [8] pp. "Hewitt" Trout Fishing Specialties, undated, self-wrappers. 2. Hewitt's Nymph Fly Fishing, 1934. Wrappers. Siegel copy with his bookplate. 3. Hewitt's Handbook of Stream Improvement, 1934. Green cloth. 4. "Hewitt" Trout Fishing Specialties (n.d., 1934). Tan wrappers. 24 pp. Lists no. 5 as "To be published in January". 5. Hewitt's Handbook Trout Raising and Stocking , 1935. Green cloth. 6. Ringwood Manor. The Home of the Hewitts, 1947. Green wrappers

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        The Story about Ping

      Viking Juvenile, 1933-09-25. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Viking Press, 1933. First Edition, First Printing; In original first state dust jacket with the proper price of $1.00 intact and the proper information printed on the flaps to determine an original issue. In Very Good condition. Clean pages. Sound binding. Boards show edge wear. The dust jacket shows edge wear, chipping to the spine ends. Three longer tears have been repaired with cello tape, one visible on the front panel and the other two on the verso. The jacket shows some light creasing, with wear along the folds, and a stray pencil mark on the front panel, with two words written in pencil on the rear that are hardly noticeable, as shown in an image posted above. A nice copy of this Caldecott Medal winner, rare in the original dust jacket. Presents well.

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        The Happy Grove: The Story of My Boyhood in Korea

      Scribners 1933 - A gorgeous copy with Fine covers, decorative pastedowns are a little discolored, in a VG bright dj with a 1/4" X 1 1/4" chip at lower front gutter. , 1st Edition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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      Duckworth 1933 - First edition. Original grey cloth with gilt titles in pictorial dustwrapper designed by Misha Black. Author's presentation copy, inscribed on the front endpaper to close friend, Bobby Bevan, "For Bobbie [sic], with the authors' warm regard, and in the hope that the new year will prove a good one from, Tony Powell. Dec 31st 1932. "I love little pussy, / her coat is so warm". A near fine copy, in a very good dustwrapper indeed, which is complete with just a little wear to the head of the spine and corners. R.A. Bevan (1901-1974) was a member of the 1930s literary set and a particular friend of Anthony Powell. He became a significant figure in the advertising industry. R.D. Bloomfield writing his obituary in The Times described him as "the personification of the greatest days of English advertising". Whilst at S.H. Benson, he worked with Dorothy L Sayers who based the character of Mr Ingleby in Murder Must Advertise on him. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The "Pop-up" Minnie Mouse

      Blue Ribbon Books, Inc., New York 1933 - Hardcover, was issued without a dustjacket, first printing, color pictorial cover and red spine, this original edition features three wonderful color pop-up illustrations and several black and white drawings, a fantastic copy for the serious collector, quite possibly the nicest copy for sale anywhere, we'll call it nearly new although there are no remarkable flaws, all colors are bright, binding is tight, contents are flawless [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      William Heinemann, London,, 1933. Octavo. Original mulberry cloth, titles to spine gilt. Errata slip tipped in at the front. Spine a little rolled and somewhat faded, the odd mark to a few pages. Very good. First Edition, First Impression. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "To A. D. Evans from Violet Trefusis 1933". The recipient was board director at Heinemann and thus the publisher of this book. Extremely scarce in presentation state.

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        Looking Forward

      New York: JOHN DAY CO INC, 1933. Hardcover. Good. FIRST EDITION. New York: The John Day Company, 1933. 300 pp. Blue cloth with gilt lettering and red top stain. First edition, first printing. (No additional printings indicated on copyright page.) Good+ hardcover. No jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. Spine lettering rubbed off, toning to spine. Former owner's name on title page, dated March 1933 (the month of publication and FDR's inauguration). Foxing to endpapers, dust-soiling to edges. Nice condition overall.FDR's manifesto of the political and economic future he envisioned. Surprisingly scarce.

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        Roll, Jordan, Roll.

      New York, Jonathan Cape [1933]. - First English edition (from American sheets). 8vo. 70 full page b/w plates from photographs by Doris Ulmann. Text by Julia Peterkin. Original terra-cotta cloth stamped in black on the spine. Original dust jacket (unclipped; spine faded). Very good. 251 pages. No signature or bookplates. Pulitzer-Prize winner. Ulmann's photographs in the Pictorialist/Modernist mode capture the lives of former slaves and their progeny on a South Carolina plantation along the Gullah coast. A highly romantic view of the Southern Black American that, though now dated and politically incorrect, still magically evokes a bygone world. Cf. Roth, Book of 101 Books, p. 78-79. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Adam et Eve *

      B. Grasset, Paris 1933. - Broché, couverture décorée rempliée. Un brin défraîchi pour un amateur de paradis. L'un des 300 exemplaires de presse numérotés sur Alfa. Avec un envoi étrangement lyrique et copieux à Jacques Copeau (cela semble bien dans la note), daté de décembre 1933. C'est le plus tardif des trois dont nous disposons; le premier orne un ouvrage publié en 1913, la graphie semblant être d'époque. Cet exemplaire paradisiaque témoigne de la pérennité des bonnes relations entre les deux hommes, malgré l'abandon de Ramuz à un projet pour lequel Copeau tenta vainement l'écrivain de poursuivre ses efforts, en vue d'une oeuvre scénique intitulée "La guerre des filles" qui n'aboutira pas.[Bringolf 42b]

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      Hutchinson & Co. London. - 1933 1st edition. Large 8vo. Pp351. Colour frontis, b/w photograph plates & ills, fold-out chart. Gilt greyhound motif to brown leather. Signed.* Slight foxing to eps & edges but very good. No49 of 200 copies.* * This edition is limited to 200 copies, signed and numbered by the author.It is printed on hand-made paper, top-edge gilt, fore-edge and bottom-edge rough cut. "With an introduction by Miss Ruth Fawcett. Illustrated with a coloured plate [from a painting] by Arthur Wardle." History of the breed, breeding, lots on coursing and coursing clubs, analysis of events and entries. Immense detail, comprehensive, readable and practical. The penultimate chapter deals with the Waterloo Cup, specifically, and the final chapter with greyhound racing. A classic in its genre. This first edition is rare and much sought-after. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ALL MEN ARE BROTHERS (Shui Hu Chuan). Translated from the Chinese

      London:: Methuen & Co.,. 1933.. 8vo. 1st UK edition. xiii, [3], 1279, [3 (blank)] pp.. Black cloth binding with gilt stamped title lettering. TEG. Yellow dust jacket.. VG+ (offset to eps)/VG+ (modest wear).. Water Margin (Shui Hu Zhuan, sometimes abbreviated to Shui Hu), also translated as Outlaws of the Marsh, Tale of the Marshes, All Men Are Brothers, Men of the Marshes, or The Marshes of Mount Liang, is a 14th C. novel attributed to Shi Nai'an. Praised as an early "masterpiece" of vernacular fiction, it is renowned for the "mastery and control" of its mood and tone. The work is, however, also known for its use of vivid, humorous and especially racy languages, with the novel written in vernacular Chinese rather than Classical Chinese; it is considered one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature. [Wiki]. Buck's translation one of the first to appear in English. Uncommon, especially in dust jacket. . Frontis plate. Drawings.

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        Persian Miniature Painting - Including a Critical and Descriptive Catalogue of the Miniatures Exhibited at Burlington House Janu

      London::: Oxford University Press,, 1933.. First printing. Cloth. Good. 212 pages with 113 full page plates, including 14 colour plates. An important catalogue of Persian miniatures. Chapters include: Persian Miniature Painting Before The Mongol Invasions and the Mesopotamian Style, The Early Persian Style and Fourteenth Century Changes, The Timurid School, The Later Fifteenth Century : Bihzad and his Contemporaries, The Early Safawi Period, Painting Under Shah Abbas and His Successors. Appendices include: Dust Muhammad's Account of Past and Present Painters, Mirza Muhammad Haydar Dughlat On The Herat School of Painters, The Album From the Gulistan Museum. Plus bibliography and index. Minor spotting to endpapers and cloth cover, corners bumped, hinges showing slight signs of cracking but still strong. Text and images in very good, clean condition. Hardcover, no jacket. Folio. 15.25 by 11.5 inches.

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        I grandi narratori d'ogni paese.

      Subject: (Letteratura). Milano, Mondadori, collana Medusa, 1933/1970, raccolta di 466 volumi, dal n. 1 al n. 535 (mancano i seguenti 69 numeri : 4, 15, 24, 39, 66, 99, 115, 134, 136, 164, 184, 196, 223, 239, 252, 255, 262, 264, 269, 270, 289, 310, 311, 334, 341, 356, 358, 360, 361, 369, 386, 403, 409, 416, 419, 422, 425, 430, 437, 438, 444, 446, 448, 457, 462, 477, 484, 489, 491, 495, 496, 499, 506, 507, 511, 513, 514, 516, 518 519, 520, 521, 522, 525, 527, 528, 529, 530, 534). Quasi tutti in buone condizioni, rilegati in tela editoriale o in brossura (salvo una piccola parte delle edizioni in brossura che possono avere qualche traccia d'uso o piccole mancanze ai dorsi).1. Alain-Fournier - Il grande amico. Traduzione di : Anna Banti2. Hans Fallada - E adesso - pover'uomo?. Traduzione di : Bruno Revel3. John Galsworthy - Ancella. Traduzione di : Mario Casalino4. Andre Maurois - Destini. Traduzione di : Marise Ferro5. Aldous Huxley - Il sorriso della Gioconda ed altri racconti. Traduzione di : Luigi Barzini junior e Emilio Ceretti6. Lion Feuchtwanger - La fine di Gerusalemme (La trilogia di Giuseppe - I). Traduzione di : Ervino Pocar7. Arnold Zweig - Giovane donna del 1914 - poi La questione del sergente Grischa. Traduzione di : Enrico Burich8. Andre Maurois - Bernardo Quesnay - poi Sua figlia. Traduzione di : Enrico Piceni9. Pearl S. Buck - La buona terra. Traduzione di : Andrea Damiano10. Jacques de Lacretelle - Sabina. Traduzione di : Mara Dussia11. Marcus Lauesen - Ed ora aspettiamo la nave. Traduzione di : Giacomo Prampolini12. Heinrich Mann - Una vita difficile. Traduzione di : Oreste Ferrari13. Paul Morand - Campioni del mondo e Freccia d'Oriente. Traduzione di : Mario Ferrigni e Alberto Mondadori14. Wilhelm von Scholz - Perpetua. Traduzione di : Ervino Pocar15. Virginia Woolf - Orlando. Traduzione di : Alessandra Scalero16. Colette - La vagabonda. Traduzione di : Carola Prosperi17. Jakob Wassermann - L'avvocato Laudin. Traduzione di : Barbara Allason18. Aldous Huxley - Il mondo nuovo. Traduzione di : Lorenzo Gigli19. Andre Gide - I sotterranei del Vaticano. Traduzione di : Cesare Giardini20. Herman Hesse - Narciso e Boccadoro. Traduzione di : Cristina Baseggio21. D. H. Lawrence - Il purosangue. Traduzione di : Elio Vittorini22. Andre Maurois - Racconti immaginari. Traduzione di : Enrico Piceni23. Thomas Mann - Le storie di Giacobbe (Giuseppe e i suoi fratelli - I). Traduzione di : Bruno Arzeni24. John Galsworthy - Landa in fiore. Traduzione di : Doletta e Giulio Caprin25. Liam O'Flaherty - L'anima nera. Traduzione di : Giacomo Prampolini26. Nis Petersen - Il vicolo dei sandalai. Traduzione di : Giacomo Prampolini27. John Dos Passos - Il 42 parallelo (U.S.A. - I). Traduzione di : Cesare Pavese28. David Garnett - Niente amore. Traduzione di : Salvatore Rosati29. Alfred D?blin - I giganti. Traduzione di : Aldo e Cesira Oberdorfer30. Jacques de Lacretelle - Lisa. Traduzione di : Giuseppe Lanza31. John Boynton Priestley - I buoni compagni. Trad

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        All Men Are Brothers. Pearl Buck's First Edition in Original Dustjacket

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1933 - First edition, first printing. Thick Octavo, 22*15.5cm, 1279pp. Fine hardcover, firm binding, in rare original dustjacket now protected in mylar. Dustjacket slightly chipped at spine ends. Top edge gilt. Previous owner's inscription on front flyleaf and a handwritten letter with watermark. Complete with "A Note By the Translator". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        EIMI. Signed Limited edition

      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.

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        Paris de Nuit

      Paris: Edition Arts et Métiers Graphiques,, 1933. Quarto. Spiral bound photographic wrappers, titles to front cover in red. Illustrated with 64 full page gravure plates. Very small loss to foot of front and back cover from spiral wire, small split to head of back cover, edges lightly rubbed. First edition, first printing.

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        The Pilgrim's Regress

      London: J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd,, 1933. An Allegorical Apology for Christianity, Reason and Romanticism. Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine in dark red, map endpapers, top edge dyed red. With the dust jacket. Cloth dulled and a little rubbed at the extremities. An excellent copy in the rubbed and dulled jacket with a few nicks and short splits and a tape repair to the verso of the spine panel. First edition, first impression of Lewis's first published prose work and his first book of Christian apologetics, an allegory that charted his spiritual journey from atheist to committed Christian. In an attractive example of the scarce dust jacket.

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        Goblin Market

      London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd,, 1933. Octavo. Original limp vellum, title to front cover in gilt, top edge gilt, housed in publisher's original slipcase. Frontispiece and 3 color plates with black and white illustrations throughout. Small crease to rear fore-edge, faint spot to front cover, else an excellent copy with publisher's original slipcase bearing the armourial bookplate of Reginald Roose Francis. Signed limited edition of 410 copies, this being copy 295.

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        Souvenirs d'un peintre ambulant *

      Payot, Lausanne (1933). - Broché, couverture imprimée. Menus défauts. Journal de 1927, avec une préface de 1932, évoquant les (més)aventures au jour le jour de l'artiste nomade; on y rencontre Bosshard, Budry, Lurçat et même Géa. Édition originale. L'un des 35 exemplaires de tête numérotés sur Hollande et signés par l'auteur, avant 500 Alfa.

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        The Secret Commonwealth of Elves, Fauns and Fairies

      Stirling, Scotland: Eneas MacKay,, 1933. Comment by Andrew Lang. Introduction by R. B. Cunninghame Graham. Quarto. Original violet boards, titles to spine and upper board gilt. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece. Boards rubbed and dulled, upper board bowed, light partial tanning to free endpapers. A very good copy in the rubbed and nicked jacket with a few short splits. Presentation copy of the 1933 edition (originally printed in 1815), inscribed by Cunninghame Grahame, the author of the introduction, on the front free endpaper, "To Alice Lawrence from R. B. Cunninghame Graham with kindest regards & good wishes, Ardoch, [?] 15/33". Cunninghame Graham was a prominent liberal politician and the first socialist member of Parliament. But he was also a prolific author and member of the literary set that included G. K. Chesterton, Ford Madox Ford, G. B. Shaw, and Joseph Conrad, who described him as "The Prince of Preface Writers".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        [Original Art]: Western Landscape

      (1933). Oil painting on board. Measures 12" x 10". Signed in pencil on the back: "Hannes Bok, 1933 (about Feb.)." Small chip at the lower right corner, else near fine. A striking painting of a western landscape with a covered wagon passing through a desert plain by Bok, an important artist best known for his science fiction subjects. In 1953 he shared the Hugo award for best cover artist. A rare example of one of Bok's early non-science fiction works, featuring his luminous tempera style. His original paintings are scarce on the market, particularly large scale works in color. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Oxford English Dictionary. Being a Corrected Re-issue with an Introduction, Supplement, and Bibliography of a New English Dictionary on Historical Principles founded mainly on the Materials Collected by The Philological Society and Edited by James A. H. Murray, Henry Bradley, W.A. Craigie, C.T. Onions

      Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1933. (OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY) 13 vols., 4to. . Burgundy cloth. Spines somewhat toned, slightest rubbing, else near fine . "The greatest treasure-house of any language in the world, unrivalled for its comprehensiveness and ease of consultation as well as for its reliability and scholarship." Printing and the Mind of Man, 371

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Wählt Liste 9

      Minor wear. VG. German Political History n.p. n.p. [Würzburg?] n.d. 28x22cm This is an original single-side placard issued by the Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei during the 1933 election campaign which resulted in Adolf Hitler taking power in Germany. Features a large illustration of the party symbol together with the text "Wählt Liste 9". Possibly published at Würzburg. Photo available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Expatriate Bookshop of Denmark]
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        Marlborough His Life and Times

      London: George G. Harrap, 1933. Published, 1933, 1934, 1936, 1938, all first edition, first impression. Dust jackets on volumes 1 & 2 are second impression. Bound in original publishers cloth, gilt lettering, top gilt edges. Cloth slight faded, very small nick on head of volume 3, light white marking to volume 1, some fox spotting to outer page edges. Generally bindings in very good clean condition. Dust jackets age darkened, light rubbed, some minor wear loss on edges. Generally jackets in near very good condition. Internally, previous owners bookplate in 2 volumes. Pages and illustrations in good clean condition throughout. A nice complete set, in dust jackets. A11. First Edition. Very Good/Near Very Good. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: George Jeffery Books]
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        The Great War, the publisher's Home Library binding in four volumes with original cellophane and paper wrappers

      Here is a four-volume set of the Home Library issue in previously unknown cellophane and paper wrappers.  The Great War is the first illustrated edition of Churchill's history of WWI, The World Crisis.  This edition was originally published in 26 magazine format parts in 1933 and 1934. "Magazine format" does not do justice to the publication, which is profusely illustrated on very durable, heavy paper.  The publisher subsequently offered two different 3-volume binding options. A final publisher offering in 1935 was this four-volume set produced jointly with The Home Library Book Company.  This last binding option is the most elaborate and striking.  It features silver, gilt, and blind stamped decoration on marbled red boards with beveled edges, marbled endpapers, and gilt top edges.  This binding commands attention on the shelf.  What particularly commands our attention about this set - and indeed makes it a minor bibliographic discovery - is the presence of thick, clear visqueen-type jackets with heavy red paper flaps that nicely complement the red marbled endpapers.  These jackets give every appearance of being contemporary to the books.  The jackets are age-yellowed, quite brittle, and shrunk, with wear and losses at the extremities and a few small other chips - as we would expect given the age and material.  The thick, heavy boards have been very slightly warped, consistent with the contraction of the aging jackets over time.  The books show minor soiling at the binding extremities where the jackets have receded due to shrinkage, but are notably clean beneath the jackets.  Moreover, though we are incapable of chemical analysis to definitively identify the jacket material, the timing for some variation of Cellophane fits, with widespread introduction of cellulose film to the United Kingdom in the 1930s by the British textile company Courtaulds, which was producing a viscose film named viscacelle in 1930 and by 1935 had evolved into British Cellophane.  The fact that the jacket material ages very poorly combined with the commanding attractiveness of the bindings beneath would explain why we have not previously seen any such jackets.  Undoubtedly, the few unattractive survivors such as these would be likely to be discarded.  The books beneath the jackets are in very good condition.  The bindings are clean and tight, apart from the previously mentioned minor soiling at the binding extremities and slight warping of the boards caused by the jackets.  The contents remain bright and we find no previous ownership marks.  Modest spotting appears confined to the prelims and page edges.  The fore and bottom edges are a bit soiled.  The top edge gilt remains bright, if a bit dusty.  In short, this is not the very nicest set we have ever seen, but is the only set we have ever seen thus, bearing the jackets and thus commanding collector attention.  Please note that this heavy set may require additional postage.  Bibliographic reference: Cohen A69.9.d, Woods/ICS A31(dc), Langworth p.118

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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      Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1933]. - First U. S. edition. Fine, bright copy in dust jacket with light professional restoration to the spine ends and extremities. The dust jacket illustration is by Arthur Hawkins.Twelve short stories. Four Peter Wimsey stories and six featuring Montague Egg, a wine merchant's traveller, a sleuth with extraordinary common sense and a new detective. A scarce mystery title. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        The Dorothy L. Sayers Omnibus

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1933. Containing: The Five Red Herrings, Strong Poison, Lord Peter Views the Body. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine in red, map endpapers. With the dust jacket. Ownership signature to half title. Lightly rubbed at extremities, spine creased. A very good copy in the rubbed and tanned jacket with chips and closed tears. First edition, first impression. Rare in the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Empty Quarter

      New York: Henry Holt, 1933. Fine blue cloth with black title on unfaded spine. No edgewear. Fine dustjacket. Philby's card is attached, with the following note on the back, "Dear Mr Mueller, Many thanksfor your note & invitation. I shall be delighted to dine with you on Sunday, presumably after sunset as usual. All good wishes, Yours, H. St J.B. Philby 26/2/59". A pencil note on the endpaper says Mr. Mueller was a publisher. Inside, very clean and tight with no prior owner marks. This is the most ambitious of Philby's explorations of the desert, made possible only with permission from King Fahd, to whom he was a respected advisor. . First U.S. EDITION. Illus. by Numerous Photos and Folding Maps. 8 Vo.

      [Bookseller: Craftsbury Antiquarian Books]
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        Marlborough. His Life and Times.

      London, George G. Harrap & Co., 1933?8 - 4 volumes, large octavo, bound for the publishers by Leighton-Straker in dark reddish orange full Niger, title gilt to spines, Churchill arms gilt to upper board, top edges gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers. Light shelf-wear, otherwise a very handsome set Illustrated throughout with numerous plates, plans and maps. First edition, limited issue, copy 53 of 155 copies, of which just 150 were for sale. Signed by Churchill on the limitation statement verso of the half-title in Volume I. "Marlborough is huge heavily documented, comprehensive. No future historian can hope to avoid indebtedness, and no unprofessional reader can fail to be moved by the grandeur of the vision, the language and the myth. Sonority piles on sonority, vista succeeds vista, magnificence follows magnificence" (Woods, Artillery of Words). Cohen A97.1.a.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Paris Magazine,

      , Paris. - Text Französisch, farbig marmorierte Hartkarton-Mappe mit Kunstlederecken und -rücken, solide und gut erhalten trotz kleiner Läsuren am Kapitalband, Inhalt: 12 Magazine von Dezember 1933 (Nr.28) bis November 1934 (Nr .39), lückenlos, mit Kurzgeschichten, Novellen, zahlreichen Fotos und u.a. sehr viel Werbung rund um die Brüste der Damen, auf hochwertigem Glanzpapier gedruckt. Autoren u.a.: Marcel Aymé, Leon Treich, Münchhausen, Maurice Coriem, Guy Dornand, Max Erger, Bernard Nabonne, Jean de Letraz, Germaine Aussey, Louis Charles Royer, Alexandra Roubé- Jansky, Jean Feuga, Jean Barret. Fotos u.a. von Man Ray, Brassai, Schall, Verneuil, Willinger, Piaz, Moral, Munkacsy, Gruber, Landau, Jablonowsky, Wallentin, Caillaud, Ora-Benda, Florence Henri, Hurrell, Arnal, Natan, Remy Duval, Meys. Eine Zeitschrift für Pariser Herren, die abends gerne ihrem familiären Umfeld ausreissen und die sich in den Armen von hübschen, frivolen Mädchen beispielsweise aus der Rue Saint Denis amüsieren möchten. Inhaltlich vergleichbar mit den deutschen Zeitschriften "Uhu", "Querschnitt" und "Das Magazin". ----- Une collection rare de "Paris Magazine" avec 12 numeros (de Dec. 1933 à Nov. 1934), sans interruption. Imprimées sur papier glacé, ces revues etaient destinées au gentleman parisien mondain et libertin. Avec textes de Marcel Aymé, Leon Treich, Münchhausen, Maurice Coriem, Guy Dornand, Max Erger, Bernard Nabonne, Jean de Letraz, Germaine Aussey, Louis Charles Royer, Alexandra Roubé- Jansky, Jean Feuga, Jean Barret etc. Photos de Man Ray, Brassai, Schall, Verneuil, Willinger, Piaz, Moral, Munkacsy, Gruber, Landau, Jablonowsky, Wallentin, Caillaud, Ora-Benda, Florence Henri, Hurrell, Arnal, Natan, Remy Duval, Meys et autres. Très bon état général. 19,5 x 28 Cm. 2,7 Kg. Gewicht in Gramm: 2700 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Clement]
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        OF THEE I SING. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1933 First UK edition. 8vo. Black boards with orange paper spine label very fine & sharp in a fine dw with two tiny chip. An outstanding copy of the first musical to ever win a Pullitzer Prize.. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        The Gospel of Wealth and other Timely Essays

      DOUBLEDAY, DORAN & CO, NY 1933 - Dj has a 1.5" tear in top spine edge, rubbed cover, water stained, small hole on cover of dj, small sticker with numbers on it is on the spine, dj was stuck to cover and pulled off and left some of the dj stuck to the cover of the book. General shelf wear, and very lightly tanned pages. DATE PUBLISHED: 1933 EDITION: 287 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Lost Horizon

      William Morrow 1933 - William Morrow, New York 1933. First American Edition / First Printing. Dated 1933 on the title and copyright page with no additional printings listed. Black cloth boards with gold lettering. Blindstamped mountain illustration at the front board. A Rare First Edition. Book Condition: Very Good+, light shelf wear, clean boards and spine with a few light spots, collector's name at the front endpaper, light age toning, tight spine. The rare dust jacket is not present. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA,]
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      Editions Albin Michel, Paris 1933 - Ex-Libris, Obra en Frances, Con 21 aguafuertes en color de Brunelleschi, Edicion de 389 ejemplares total sobre excelente papel Archés, Profusamente ilustrado, El estuche esta falto de la tapa superior, (176 Págs.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libros Madrid]
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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, ABA,]
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