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        The Royal Liverpool Golf Club. A History 1869 - 1932. With a Foreword by Bernard Darwin

      Birkenhead: Willmer Brothers, 1933. First edition. Frontispiece, plates, and plans. Tall 8vo, pp. 310, original green cloth, arms of the club in gilt on upper cover. Two small white marks on upper cover, lower cover partly affected by damp with some cockling of cloth but generally good.

      [Bookseller: Bristow and Garland]
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        Five Line Blocks of The Goops

      [circa 1930s]. Five partial line blocks from one of Gelett Burgess's Goops books that had been repurposed for a McNeil Laboratories advertisement circa 1930s. Zinc metal plates mounted on wood blocks of various sizes from approximately 2" x 2.5" to 6.5" x 4". A touch of damage to the head of one Goop, likely from the blocks being cut down from a larger full-sized image, else near fine. Laid in is an Autographed Letter Signed from Grace McNeil along with an envelope and the tattered original mailer from McNeil Laboratories. Grace McNeil was the wife of Robert Lincoln McNeil, who in 1933 founded McNeil Laboratories which is now part of Johnson & Johnson. She apparently sent the wood blocks to a friend to use and explains in the letter: "These are the remnants of the 'Goops.' The book of the original design was once lent to I-don't-remember-Whom. So this is all! I don't seem to have a printing of a third flyer [advertisement], which there is a die of. If you can use them the printer can cut away the names, as we had done."The Goops were a popular series of seven children's books published by Burgess starting in 1900 with Goops and How to be Them and ending with New Goops and How to Know Them in 1951, the year of his death. The books taught children manners by exposing readers to the poor behavior of the ever bumptious Goops children depicted through pictures and verse. The line blocks here show Goops cooking, sitting at a table eating, walking with packages, and using an early telephone. McNeil Laboratories incorporated the Goops into their advertising by cutting down some of the line blocks used to print their books and recycling select images that best fit their marketing needs.A nice example of licensing for this popular 20th Century children's book and the recyclable nature of materials during The Great Depression. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Money Street [together with] Wings Above the Claypan

      London, Hodder & Stoughton Limited; Garden City, NY, for The Crime Club by Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc.,, 1933 [&] 1943. 2 volumes, octavo. Volume II in original blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black. With the dust jacket. Volume I in the original brown cloth, titles to spine and upper board in orange. With the dust jacket. Volume I slightly rubbed and marked, spine rolled, light spotting to edges of text block, partial toning to free endpapers. An excellent copy in the rubbed and chipped jacket with some short closed tears and internal repairs. Volume II lightly rubbed and a little marked, corners bumped, some spotting and toning to edges of text block and to contents. A very good copy in the price-clipped, toned, and chipped, and creased jacket with internal repairs. First edition, first impression of Money Street. First US edition, first impression of Wings Above the Claypan, originally published in Australia in 1936. Money Street is inscribed by the author to his friend and fellow author on the front pastedown, "To Arthur W. Upfield with very sincere good wishes, J. K. Ewers, 27.7.33". Wings Above the Claypan is inscribed by the author on the title page, "To Keith Ewers, with the best of good wishes for present and future, Arthur W. Upfield, 20/4/'44". Two pre-eminent Australian crime writers inscribing books to each other. A wonderful association set.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Fallen Asleep While Young [Signed] [Nuorena nukkunut; The Maid Silja]

      London: Putnam, 1933. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good +. A Very Good + copy of the first UK edition, first printing (age toning to the spine and to the board edges, tiny pull to cloth under the "U" in "YOUNG" on the front board -- not affecting lettering, lower right corner of front board bumped), in a Very Good+ example of the rare dust jacket (spine mildly darkened, rubbing to edges, tiny chips and tears to the spine ends and panel corners, one quite small chip and one tiny chip to upper front panel, tiny tear to each of the upper and to lower edges of rear panel), SIGNED BY FRANS E. SILLANPAA on the title page; Frans Sillanpaa's tale of a Finnish farmer's daughter, an only child and the last green shoot of an old family tree. As her father, though hardworking, also is impractical and improvident, the farm becomes a shambles and, at her father's death, Silja must move on. She performs domestic work on various farms and, one after another, the farmers fall in love with her. She, however, becomes afflicted with an incurable disease which leads to an early death. Frans Eemil Sillanpaa won the 1939 Nobel Prize in Literature "for his deep understanding of his country's peasantry and the exquisite art with which he has portrayed their way of life and their relationship with Nature." "Fallen Asleep While Young" (published in America as "The Maid Silja", The Macmillan Company, 1933) is one of only a few of his works to have been translated to English [the others known to us being "Hurskas kurjuus" ("Meek Heritage") and Ihmiset suviyössä ("People in the Summer Night), all three of which are rather scarce to the market in first edition]. Along with Meek Heritage [Hurskas kurjuus (1919)] Fallen Asleep While Young is Sillanpaa's most important work and the tale was specifically cited by Per Hallström, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy, in his speech presenting the Prize to Sillanpaa. It stands alone as his most-admired work and is the one which propelled him to international fame. Both the English and the American publications of this important novel are remarkably scarce and are, of course, rare in the dust jacket. Signed copies of any Sillanpaa's works in any language are quite scarce, and signed copies in English translation are absolute hens' teeth. A Very Good + copy of Frans E. Sillanpaa's most important and admired work, in the rare dust jacket, SIGNED BY FRANS E. SILLANPAA. RARE INDEED.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        The Pilgrim's Regress

      first edition first printing (J.M. Dent, 1933) hardcover No dust jacket Unmarked text, prior owners top edge front paste-down and front end page; little age tone; sound binding; cloth cover is worn--corners bumped, shelf rub (scratches) to cover panels, edge wear at head/heel of spine; spine titling legible but rubbed; HC30amsbib

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        Bricks and Hearts.

      London, Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1933 - Octavo. Original rust coloured cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Top edge a little dusty, an excellent copy in the lightly rubbed dust jacket. First edition, first impression. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the title page "The Duchess of Marlborough from the author - hoping she will find some charm and beauty in this book. Rex Woods." Also with 2 loosely inserted autograph letters to the Duchess of Marlborough. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Kill: Or Be Killed. The Rambling Reminiscences of an Amateur Hunter

      London - Hutchinson & Co., 1933 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The first edition of this biographical account of African big game hunting, from the pen of an enthusiastand ivory hunter. With publisher advertisments to the rear. Major William Robert Foran, 1881-1968, was a European officers of British East Africa. His outstanding passion however was big game hunting, and was known as one of the foremost ivory hunters in East Africa. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, slight rubbing and bumping. There are rather faint offset words and a logo to the rear board. The joints are starting, with small pieces of tape to the top and tail of the spine. The spine is cocked. Internally,firmly bound, clean and bright. Overall: GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Lamb in His Bosom

      Harper and Brothers, New York 1933 - Thirty-fifth edition. Spine slightly faded, and a little foxed, very good or better, lacking the dustwrapper. Signed by the author: "Caroline Miller, Miami Beach." Pulitzer Prize winning novel, seldom found signed. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        PHOTOGRAPH OF EUGENE O'NEILL along with a PHOTOGRAPH OF HIS WIFE CARLOTTA, both by CARL VAN VECHTEN

      Photographs. Sharp images with fine tone and just a touch of light edgewear. Two small pieces of adhesive tape on the verso of the Eugene O'Neill photograph. Fine. Fine 6-3/4" x 8-3/4" portrait by Carl Van Vechten of a typically brooding O'Neill with the photographer's blue ink stamp on the verso including his red ink notation of the date--5 September 1933--and numbered XXII 2:43. In another hand is O'Neill's name and the 1933 date along with a pencil notation of a play title: DAYS WITHOUT END and the number 6. Along with an 8" x 10" Van Vechten photograph of Carlotta O'Neill with Van Vechten's blindstamp on the bottom front and ink stamp identification on the rear with the following dark pencil annotations: "Carlotta Monterey O'Neill/XXI d-21/September 5, 1933."

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        VIAJE DE COSME DE MEDICIS POR ESPAÑA Y PORTUGAL (1668-1669). Texto en italiano, introducción en castellano.

      - Láminas de Pier Maria Baldi; edición y notas por Ángel Sánchez Rivero y Ángela Mariutti de Sánchez Rivero. Madrid : Junta para Ampliación de Estudios e Investigaciones Científicas, Centro de Estudios Históricos, [1933] (Fototipia Hauser y Menet), 2 tomos: I- 18x25, XXXI-347 págs. Contiene un estudio sobre la Vida de Cosme de Médicis y la traducción, en italiano, del manuscrito del viaje, hoy conservado en la Biblioteca Laurenciana de Florencia. II- Atlas folio de 61x51 cm en carpeta en carton duro con cierres en tela conteniendo 71 láminas que dibujó en el s. XVII Pier María Baldi, las cuales representan las localidades visitadas durante el viaje por España y Portugal. (Se trata de uno de los primeros escritos de viajeros por España en el que se repasa todas las jornadas del viaje que realizó por España entre 1668 y 1669 en compañía delpintor Pier Baldi, entre otros muchos Rosas, Barcelona, Alcalá de Henares, El Escorial, El Pardo, Madrid de la parte del Retiro, Madrid de la parte del río), Aranjuez, Cordova, Sevilla, Badajos, Lisboa. Buen estado). (53889).

      [Bookseller: Librería J. Cintas]
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        The River War

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        After Reflation What? A short Exposition of "The Commodity Dollar" or How to Stabilize the Price Level

      New York: Adelphi Company, 1933. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. This book is clean, tight, square with good corners and internally unmarked, but there is a name and date (1/16/34) on the front free end paper. Also a former owner has tipped in on the 'part I Reflation' title page and article from the Wall Street Journal 7/2/35 titled "Commodity Dollar Fallacies" written by the editor E. W. Stagg. It is rubbed at the spine such that the titles appear as blind stamps. There is a very narrow 2" long section of the front board at the spine where the cloth is lifting a bit. It is illustrated with 7 charts and has 137, bright clear pages. The boards are covered with black cloth. It has a single copyright date 1933 and NAP.

      [Bookseller: mdpinc Books]
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        Musings of J.S.M.R.Mostly Malayan

      Singapore: Malaya Publishing House, 1933. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Rennie, who had been in Singapore since 1900, was one of the island's foremost accountants and pioneers. In his spare time he contributed his column of 'Musings' to the Singapore Free Press. This is a collection of those articles with evocative titles such as 'A Malacca Soliloquy, ' 'The Passing of the Towkay, ' and 'Lagi Satu Tanjong.' 195 pages interspersed with line drawings and black and white plates of the author and his son who died tragically before this book was published. With a foreword by the Sultan of Johore. Weight: 0.5.kg. * Post free within Malaysia. The illustrated cover is still remarkably fresh looking despite some minor dirt marks. The spine has minor rubbings at the top and bottom and a small mark at the top but is otherwise clean and sturdy. The rest of the book has mild tanning and the binding is still solid. An unusually good copy of this rare book.

      [Bookseller: The Penang Bookshelf]
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        The Noble and Joyous Boke Entytled Le Morte D'Arthur

      Oxford: The Shakespeare Head Press. VG. 1933. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Three quarter brick red morocco over cream cloth boards with gilt titles on spine, slight rubbing spine ends and corners, teg others untrimmed, Cockerel marbled endpapers, printed in red and black on Batchelor's Kelmscott handmade paper, No.167 of an edition of 370 copies. , Le Morte D'Arthur is probably the most famous works of Authurian legend ever published. The work itself is a compilation by Sir Thomas Malory of Romance tales about the legendary King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, with perhaps a small amount of Malory's own work added to the earlier tales. Malory's work has served as the basis for the work of many later writers, including Tennyson's 'Idylls of the King' and 'The Once and Future King' by T.H. White. Le Morte D'Arthur was one of the first works printed by in English. William Caxton published an edition in 1485 and the text of this edition is reproduced from a 1498 edition published by Wynkyn De Worde. , tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall, xxviii + 316 & x + 380 pp .

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        The Star-Born. With wood engravings by C.F.Tunnicliffe

      Faber, London, 1933. First Edition - one of a deluxe issue of 70 specially bound, numbered and signed copies printed on handmade paper - this copy unsigned and marked 'Out of Series'. Green parchment-vellum, lettered in gold at spine. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Illustrated with fifteen full-page wood-engravings, eighteen tailpieces and two vignettes by C.F.Tunnicliffe. Boards lifting a fraction and vellum quite faded at backstrip. Internally in fine state. No dust wrapper, as issued. One of the scarcest editions in the Williamson canon. This deluxe issue was originally to be limited to fifty copies but the print run was increased quite late in the publication process necessitating the disposal of the first gathering which Williamson had already signed. Included with this volume is one of those original fifty signed colophons.. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Clearwater Books]
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        Knock-Out. A Bulldog Drummond Novel

      London, Hodder and Stoughton. 1933, 1933. Two-fisted adventure. First Edition. 8vo. Near fine in publisher's light blue cloth titled in black to spine and front board, light bumping to spine ends. In a fine dustwrapper, very minor edgewear and marginal wear, outstandingly clean, bright and crisp. internally clean, light spotting to prelims. A splendid copy. Sapper's Drummond was one of the fore-runners to James Bond; [author Ian Fleming] "was certainly influenced by no-nonsense British fictional characters such as Bulldog Drummond" [Gilbert, p.616].

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Mickey Mouse in King Arthur's Court

      NY: Blue Ribbon Books, (1933). First edition. Fine. Hardcover. 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. The boards are ever so lightly soiled else this is a fine copy with fine pop-ups. The scarce dustwrapper is present; it lighyl browned with age else near fine. A nice copy of an early Disney work.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        THE ARTHUR RACKHAM FAIRY BOOK

      Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1933. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Rackham, Arthur. Slightly better than very good condition with no wrapper. Limited Edition of 460 copies. Full vellum gilt. 8 colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. 286 pages. SIGNED by Arthur Rackham, this is copy no. 285. Light foxing to covers and to page edges. Contained in original slipcase which is edge worn and browned to spine and edges, tear to one edge. [R]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        A Green Bough. Signed/LTD

      NY: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, (1933). 1st ed., 1933. 8vo. Bound inthe original tan cloth with mounted green half-tone illustrations by Lynd Ward. The signed/ltd edition of 350 copies, numbered and signed by Faulkner; this is copy number 300. This is a near fine book with some light darkening of the spine and the edges of the boards as usual. Cover illustrations very fresh. A lovely book.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Thomas Dorn ABAA]
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        Without Music

      New York - London: The Chatham PRess, 1933. x + 182 pages; black and white illustrated throughout by Scott Wilson; book of humorous semi-risque light verse by Fiske, known for his nightclub wit; most interestingly here inscribed by him, "To Sam Knox - who has done more for the spirit of gaiety than any man on the Island. Three Cheers for "King Sam" ! (signed) Dwight" and also signed by Eddie Rickenbacker (1890-1973) American fighter ace in World War I and Medal of Honor recipient; soon-to-be elected NYC Mayor F(iorello) LaGuardia (1882-1947), J. Erroll Boyd (1891-1960) Canadian WWI fighter pilot, friend of Rickenbacker and holder of many air-flight distance records; Arthur Johns, "Rex" Novill, Clarence Chamberlain (1893-1976) American pilot, the second man to solo pilot across the Atlantic Ocean and the first to carry a passenger, also a friend of Boyd's; Frank Courtney (1894-1982) engineering and test pilot, early commercial aviation pioneer; Bob Ryan, Sloan Taylor, Jimmie Mattern (1905) aviation pioneer, undertook many aviation world records, including twice attempting to set the around the world record set by Wiley Post and Harold Gatty; most of these men noted for their achievements and records in the history of aviation early in the 20th century. LaGuardia himself has an aviation connection, since he commanded a unit in the United States Army Air Service from 1917-1919 on the Italian-Austrian front in World War I, rising to the rank of major; the feeling is that all of these people were enjoying a dinner for Knox and were present to sign the book as a gift - we speculate that it may have even happened at Jack O'Brien's place, operator of a New York speakeasy, a hangout for famous aviators; bound in brick-orange cloth covered boards, silver spine cloth, top edge tinted dark gray; some edge, tips wear to the covers; very good condition, interesting aviation history, with a group of the top American pilots in the field's autographs - a great group together, of some of the most well-known flyers of the 'golden age' of aviation history.. Signed by Author. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Scott Wilson.

      [Bookseller: Certain Books, ABAA]
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        THE INGENIOUS GENTLEMAN DON QUIXOTE OF LA MANCHA

      Barcelona: Limited Editions Club, 1933. Hardcover. Spines mildly sunned with a couple of faint waterspots. Near Fine in a Good slipcase with long splits on the top edge. Enric-Cristobal Ricart. Two quarto (7-3/4" x 10-3/4") volumes bound in cloth-backed decorated boards. Translated with an introduction by John Ormsby. Designed and printed by Victor de Villanova. Illustrated with many full-page wood engravings by Enric-Cristobal Ricart. Copy #103 of 1500 SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page in each volume.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        The Indian Tribes of North America With Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs (3-volume set)

      Edinburgh: John Grant, 1933-34. 1st ed.. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 1255 pages. Beautiful three-volume set, printed 1933-1934, 442, 458 & 355 pages with 123 full-page color plates and 2 fold-out maps. In blue coth with gilt lettering and blindstamped cover. An extremely clean and solid set, which appears to have seen little handling. Near Fine/No Jacket. Slightly silverfished on spine ends, minor bruise to two corners.

      [Bookseller: Schroeder's Book Haven]
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        Steinlen: Chats et Autres Betes

      Eugene Rey 1933 - Paris, 1933. Folio, 203 pp. No. 306 of 500. Finely rebound in tan cloth. Original wraps present with some archival marginal repairs, contents near fine with light tanning. A very nice, complete copy. Some normal tanning to pages otherwise fine. Fine examples of Steinlen's work with original tissue guards present. Tres bon etat / comme neuf. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Auger Down Books]
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        Pueblo Indian Pottery... with introduction and notes by Kenneth M. Chapman Curator of Indian Arts Fund and the Laboratory of Anthropology Santa Fé (New Mexico)

      Nice, France: C. Szwedzicki, 1933-1936. 2 volumes, folio. (14 x 11 inches). Titles and first pages of introductions printed in red and black, half-titles, parallel text in English and French. 100 photo-lithographic plates, coloured by hand. Text stitched and plates unbound as issued, contained within two modern cloth boxes with morocco lettering-pieces. Limited editions of 750 copies signed by the publisher, volume I numbered 6, volume II numbered 56. A very rare complete set of Chapman's survey of Pueblo Indian pottery, an art which was an integral part of a 'native culture, unique among the patterns of the American Indian, [which] had its inception, and had reached its maturity, in the heart of the great southwestern area of the United States' (Introduction to vol.I) The one hundred beautiful plates depict specimens of Pueblo pottery selected from the collection of over nineteen hundred pots in the Indian Arts Fund in Santa Fé, New Mexico. Volume I gives a general introduction to the ceramic art of the Pueblo Indians of the southwestern United States, then concentrates on an overview of the pottery produced in the pueblos of Taos and Picuris, San Juan, Santa Clara, San Ildefonso, Tesuque, Cochiti, Santa Domingo and Santa Ana. This is followed by descriptions of the specific examples of the pottery shown in the plates. In volume II 'the sequence in geographical distribution of Pueblo villages is followed west, in consideration of the products of four remaining pottery making pueblos [Tsia, Ãcoma, Zuñi and Hopi] whose wares show still further variations in form and color, and in general a greater technical perfection of decoration' (Introduction).

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        MANUSCRITO. HORATTI MEDICEI SIMILLIMVM. [FAC-SIMILE]

      - 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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        Ultramarine

      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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        THE WINDING STAIR AND OTHER POEMS

      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.

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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.

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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.

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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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