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        The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition, First Printing as stated on the copyright page. In Very Good+ condition, in a Very Good price-clipped dust jacket. Previous owner name and date to front free end paper. Corners bumped, cloth lightly toned and edge wear. The dust jacket shows sunning to spine and along top edge of front panel, as well as edge wear and rubbing at folds. A nice copy, rare in dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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        Le Blason. Théorie Nouvelle de L'Art Héraldique. Traité Complet de La Science Des Armoiries D'Après les Règles & Les Figures du Moyen Age avec Les Dessins de L'Auteur.

      Darantière., Paris 1933 - Un fort volume de format in 4° carré de 424 pp.; nombreuses illustrations en noir dans le texte. Reliure de l'époque en Demi maroquin mosaïqué brun à gros grains. Tête dorée; non rogné. Titre en bleu au dos. Couverture entièrement conservée. Reliure signée CH. Benoît. Très bel état pour ce traité réputé de découverte de la science héraldique. Quelques rares et pâles rousseurs dans le texte. Tirage à 975 exemplaires, celui-ci N°261 sur Vergé crème. Voir les photos. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: librairie Daniel Sciardet]
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        The Winding Stair and Other Poems.

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited,, 1933. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles and geometric pattern to spine in gilt, pictorial decoration blindstamped to front cover. With the dust jacket. A few abrasion marks to covers, unopened except title page. An excellent copy in the slightly spotted jacket, a little loss to head of spine. First UK edition, first impression, and contains poems such as "A Dialogue of Self and Soul" and "Byzantium", which is a sequel to "Sailing to Byzantium" from Yeat's previous volume of poems, The Tower (1928).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Cocktail Parade

      Scarborough, NY: Canape Parade, 1933. First Edition. Pamphlet. Very Good. 18 pp (numbered only on the recto). Red printed wraps. Near Fine with light edge wear to wraps and light toning to pages. A charming pamphlet with cocktail recipes printed on the recto, with humorous illustration and poem printed on verso. A very scarce cocktail related item.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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        Flush

      Hogarth Press, London 1933 - Designated "large-paper" first edition but the sole contemporary issue (Kirkpatrick A19a). Signed by the author on the front free endpaper and with a card from her mother-in-law "Mrs. Sidney Woolf" presenting the copy to friends laid-in: "With my love and best wishes for a happy Christmas & New Year to you both dear Mrs. Hoare. I hope you will like "Flush" as much as I do, also that my daughter in-law having autographed the copy will add to its interest. Yrs affectionately Marie Woolf." Also laid-in (by me) is a preliminary sketch (5 x 3 cms; ink on paper) by the author's sister Vanessa Bell for the illustration opposite p.16: "Miss Mitford takes Flush for a Walk" (uonbtrusive crease else in excellent condition). Light tape-marks to boards else a nice copy in dustwrapper with a small area of darkening to spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Grogan]
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        THE LONE STRIKER

      (New York): (Knopf)((1933)). First Edition, A small pamphlet containing just the title poem and issued as Number Eight of the Borzoi Chap Books series. Crane A17: 2000 copies. This copy INSCRIBED to Russell Alberts and SIGNED by the author on the inside front cover and as such is fairly scarce., wraps, Fine in original plain envelope neatly opened at the top

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA]
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        THE SPIDER OCT 1933 SPIDER STRIKES BY RTM SCOTT #1 PULP FR/G

      Popular 1933 - First Issue - Master of Men! The Spider Strikes by R.T.M. Scott. Cover glued to part of first page, which is an ad page. Back cover was missing and some one glued the wrong back cover on. Pages are still supple and very readable. Strong colors on the cover. Presentable lower grade copy. Condition: FR/G

      [Bookseller: DTA Collectibles]
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        Four Days Wonder

      Methuen & Co. Ltd., London 1933 - First Printing of the First Edition. Original, orange cloth with gilt-letters and decor, 319pp. Author's first mystery. Book and dust jacket in excellent condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Idler Fine Books]
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        Giardino Allegra Catania (Sicilia) - Catalogo Generale Piante e Sementi 1933

      Giardino Allegra - Catania. ITALIANO 0,34 Catalogo degli anni '30 in stato discreto, coperta illustrata in cartoncino, bordo e punte leggermente consumati, cima e piede con lacerazione, gora, piega su piatto inferiore, tagli lievemente bruniti, pagine, in carta patinata, in buono stato, testo posto su due colonne. Antiporta con ritratti fotografici dei fondatori della ditta, protetta da foglio di carta velina. Con illustrazioni in b.e n. ed a colori, in testo. N. 84 anno 1933 della collana Catalogo Generale del Grande Stabilimento d'Orticoltura e Floricoltura casa fondata nel 1884 Giardino Allegra di Catania. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Le Grand Meaulnes. Illustrations de Berthold Mahn.

      - Bruxelles, Aux Editions du Nord, Collection "Les Gloires Littéraires", 1933, In-8, br., 274 pp. Tirage limité et numéroté, un des 15 exemplaires sur Japon Impérial avec un état en couleurs, une suite en couleurs sur Hollande et une suite en noir sur Chine. Livres [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: pages volantes]
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        Frescoes of Diego Rivera

      New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1933. Hardcover. Near Fine. Portfolio (with flaps) containing 19 unbound color prints (each with glassine and folding mat), and a 24-page stapled and stringbound booklet containing some text and black and white photos of 15 of the frescoes. 46cm. Modest cover soil and hints of wear on portfolio cover (orange boards backed in cloth). Internally Fine. Title-page of booklet has a red ownership stamp (with minor offsetting on portfolio flap).

      [Bookseller: McBlain Books]
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        Marlborough His Life and Times

      London: George G. Harrap and Co., 1933 - 1938.. [Biography/History]. FIRST EDITIONS. 4 volumes. Octavo (24 x 17cm), pp.[4] 612; pp.651 [1]; pp.[2] 608 [2]; pp.671 [1]. With 325 illustrations, including a frontispiece to each volume, black and white plates, folding maps and battle plans, and facsimile documents. In recent burgundy half morocco with raised bands, gilt titles to spines and burgundy cloth boards. Top edges gilt. Very good indeed. The monumental biography of Winston's ancestor Sir John Churchill, First Duke of Marlborough, and Britain's greatest military strategist. As Restoration England's most talented General, he served under five Stuart and Hanoverian monarchs in campaigns such as the Franco-Dutch War, the Monmouth Rebellion, and the Glorious Revolution.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Thurmond-Holmes Lynching: Real-photo postcard, titled "San Jose, Calif. Nov. 26 - 1933 11:25 P.M."

      [N.p.], 1933. 1 vols. 3-1/2 x 5-1/2 inches. Fine. 1 vols. 3-1/2 x 5-1/2 inches. Photo of California's Last Lynching, 1933. On Nov 9, 1933, 22-year old Brooke Hart was kidnapped and held for $40,000 ransom. A massive manhunt led to Thomas Harold Thurmond. After six hours of interrogation, Thurmond confessed and named his accomplice, John M. Holmes. They both admitted murdering Brooke and dropping his body into the San Francisco Bay. On the evening of the 26th, a lynch mob broke into the Santa Clara County Jail and dragged Holmes and Thurmond to the St. James Park where 3000 onlookers from San Jose and the surrounding area, chanted "string them up." Governor 'sunny Jim" Rolf refused to call out the National Guard to protect the kidnappers, and referred to the lynching as a "lesson." "Thurmond was hung from the limb of a venerable mulberry tree, and, the limb of a great elm a few feet away served as Holmes' gallows a second or two later." - 'History of San Jose' by Clyde Arbuckle. Souvenir hunters so damaged the trees that they had to be cut down, and not a trace remains of them. This lynching was the last to take place in California, and was the basis for John Steinbeck's short story, "The Lonesome Vigilante." The photograph depicts the the three limbs of the tree rising from the trunk at center, and the hanging corpses of the two lynched men, Thurmond at left, partly clothed, above a small group of onlookers; Holmes (unclothed) at right. AN EXTRAORDINARY DOCUMENT OF AMERICAN SOCIAL HISTORY.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Britain's Air Peril: The Danger of Neglect, Together with Considerations on the Role of the Air Force.

      London: Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons, 1933. CLEMENT ATLEE'S COPY, First Edition with a letter from the Air League of the British Empire. Octavo (22 x 15cm), pp.x, 132 [2], 28. With Atlee's distinctive Art-Deco monogram bookplate to front pastedown, and a typed letter on headed note paper signed by the Secretary of the Air League, S. Veale, loose to prelims. In publisher's green cloth with gilt titles to spine and upper board.Spine sunned, with some very light wear. Very good indeed. The Air League here does its best to influence Atlee, a newly influential member of Labour's shadow cabinet, by gifting him this book advocating a stronger, more efficient Air Force.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        A General Course in Jiu-Jitsu

      The American School of Jiu-Jitsu, Los Angeles 1933 - Very rare first printing of this very early jiu-jitsu manual. 60 pp. printed recto only, 48 line drawings, 8 1/2 X 11 inch format bound by two brass brads in cream softcover wraps. This appears to be printed on a "Gestetner"-type mimeograph in blue font. Contents are Nearly Fine except for a small stain spot to the last five leaves and rear cover, under .75 inch. The front and rear covers are Nearly Fine with no noticeable tears, no major creases, just light wear to extremities, small stain spot to rear. A superb copy of this very rare early jiu-jitsu item. We have only ever seen two copies in twenty years. This one is in far better condition than the other one we had. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Inno Dubelaar Books]
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        LORD ADRIAN: A PLAY IN THREE ACTS

      Waltham Saint Lawrence, Berkshire: Golden Cockerel Press, 1933. Limited Edition #139/325. 8vo., 73 pages; VG; bound in morocco-backed decorated cloth, protected with glassine; very mild shelfwear; top edge of text block gilt; One of 325 numbered copies, of which this is number 139, printed by Gibbings in Golden Cockerel type on Batchelor's hand-made paper with seven wood-engravings by Gibbings; loose within is a letter from the GOlden Cockerel Press, answering an inquiry about the publication of this book, dated 1958; front endpaper has an inscription, dated 1958, stating that this volume was part of Lord Dunsany's personal library; LP consignment; shelved case 12, Dupont. Full-priced Rockville.

      [Bookseller: Second Story Books]
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        The Case of the Velvet Claws

      The true first edition, very good with white marks on front cover as shown in photos. With 1933 on title page and no mention of later printings on copyright page. In fine facsimile dust jacket. The first Perry Mason book.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        [Hong Kong & Macau Photograph Albums].

      Two photograph personal photograph albums from the collection of long-term Hong Kong resident William Stewart. Keen photographer, William Stewart, was an employee of the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation in Hong Kong and Shanghai in the period between 1930s and the 1970s. These two albums portray countryside, urban environments, people together with s few photographs of those he knew and worked with in the pre-War and immediately post- WWII period. 1. 80 small approximately 6 x 8cm black and white snapshots in black cloth covered photograph album "From My Camera" in gilt upper cover. Although the leaves are numbered 1 to 30, 10 leaves have been removed. Descriptions of each photo laid down onto the endpapers, a line runs through the description of the photos that have been removed. Sellotape repairs to binding where leaves have been removed, upper hinge split. Album measures 18 x 24cm. At the end of the typed description of each photograph in the first album, William Stewart states "An interesting collection taken between 1933 and 1938, when I went on my first home leave. In those days foreign staff served 5 years without a break, and then were granted one years home leave, half of which was on half-pay. Today (1972) all fairly senior staff get annual leave of some 6 weeks, flying both ways. Pre-war all travelled by sea, via the Suez, or, if serving in north China one could return to UK by the Trans Siberian Railway!" 2. 107 small black and white snapshots in album laid down on 12 leaves and both endpapers. The photographs in the body of the album measure approximately 6 x 8cm whereas the 13 on the endpapers vary from approximately 6 x 8cm to 13.5 x 8.5cm in size, patterned card covers, captions in white and blue ink. Minor wear covers, very good. Album measures 19 x 28.5cm On the inside front cover a series of three small snapshots form a delightful small detailed panorama of Cheung Chau. In the body of the album photographs taken on a journey from Great Britain to Hong Kong in 1933 show Port Said, a number of images taken on board P & O Liner Ranchi, the Suez Canal, Aden, Bombay, Colombo, Penang, Singapore, Johore, Canton, the final 52 images are of Hong Kong. The Hong Kong images dated 1933 - 1937 show a dragon procession, the harbour, Sir Wm Peel on horseback, views from Stewart's office window at the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank, the Cricket club, mess etc. The eight photographs in photo corners on the lower endpaper taken later in 1946 are photos of Stanley Prison, graves at Stanley and a photograph of friends and another of showing the colonial style verandah of their house in 1941. .

      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom]
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        The Hogarth Letters.

      London: The Hogarth Press,, 1933. Octavo. Original tan paper boards, orange cloth spine, black and dark brown picture and lettering to boards. Bookplate to pastedown. Spine gently rolled, minor foxing to endpapers. An excellent copy. First collected edition, one of 500 copies. Early in the 1930s, Virginia and Leonard Woolf asked 12 writers to compose letters to whomever they wished, fictional or actual persons. The Hogarth Letters included in this edition were first published individually during 1931 and 1932 and each letter is paginated separately. It includes pieces by Virginia Woolf, E. M. Forster, and Hugh Walpole, among others.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Winner Take Nothing

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First edition, first printing. Publisher's black cloth with gold title labels; price-clipped dust jacket printed in black and red. Good/Good. Pages toned with offsetting to end sheets. Title labels are bright, though there is a crease to the label on the spine. Insect mottling to cloth, and nibbling to dust jacket visible from blank verso. Dust jacket also shows chipping at edges with loss at head, a 2-inch split along the front bottom spine fold, darkening to the spine panel and scratches to the surface.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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        The Winding Stair and Other Poems

      London: Macmillan and Company, 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. (Preceding the American edition. The title poem had been part of a briefer collection in 1929.) 101 p. with errata slip at pg. 85. Olive green cloth with gilt checkerboard spine stamping. Very Good. No dust jacket. Spine a bit rubbed. Name written on ffep. A nice copy of Yeats' follow-up to The Tower.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books ]
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        Two Poems

      The Modern Editions Press, New York 1933 - First edition. Tall octavo. [8]pp. Stitched printed blue self-wrappers. Very slight age-toning at the edges of the wrappers, still easily fine. Bowles' first separate publication, a collection of two short poems, Watervariation and Message. According to Jeffrey Miller. Paul Bowles: A Descriptive Bibliography: "Circa 175 copies were published in late 1933." OCLC locates a surprising 12 copies, but beyond that we can't imagine many copies of this delicate little publication survive. A lovely copy of a modern rarity. We've only seen a couple of copies in 30 years. Miller A1. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Marlborough. His Life and Times.

      London: George G. Harrap and Co., 1933 - 1938. [Biography/History]. FIRST EDITIONS. 4 volumes. Octavo (24 x 17cm), pp.[4] 612; pp.651 [1]; pp.[2] 608 [2]; pp.671 [1]. With 325 illustrations, including a frontispiece to each volume, black and white plates, folding maps and battle plans, and facsimile documents. In recent burgundy half morocco with raised bands, gilt titles to spines and burgundy cloth boards. Top edges gilt.Very good indeed. The monumental biography of Winston's ancestor Sir John Churchill, First Duke of Marlborough, and Britain's greatest military strategist. As Restoration England's most talented General, he served under five Stuart and Hanoverian monarchs in campaigns such as the Franco-Dutch War, the Monmouth Rebellion, and the Glorious Revolution.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        Reiten und Fahren. Offizielles Organ des \"Turnier-Herren-Reiter- und Fahrer-Verbandes und der \"Vereinigung der Viererzugfreunde\" Hefte 1 - 12 Januar - Dezember 1933 (vollständiger Jahrgang 9) und Hefte 2 und 3 Februar und März 1934 (Jahrgang 10)

       1933 / 34. (noch bilder zu Nr.24369) - Drittes Reich, deutsche Kavallerie, deutsches Militär, Reitertruppe, deutsche Reitergemeinde, deutscher Reitergeist, Rennsport, Herrenreiter, elegante Damenmode, Reiterkämpfe, Reitturnier, Turnierstatistik, Turniersport, Wegena Wunder-Büstenhalter als Halt und Stütze für die Büste beim Reit- und Fahrsport, SS-Reiter W. Fegelein, elegante Reitmode, Reitkleidung für Damen und Herren, Nationalsozialismus, illustrierte Bücher, nationalsozialistisches / völkisches Gedankengut Versand D: 5,90 EUR

      [Bookseller: Galerie für gegenständliche Kunst]
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        Riesengebirge - Isergebirge - Breslau

      Europa Orts & Landeskunde - 21. Auflage - , XXXII S. + 202 S.+ 12 S. Anhang " Nützliche Adressen 1933 - 1934 " + 9 Karten ,12 Pläne, 2 Rundsichten + die vielfach gefaltete farbige lose Karte in der Kartentasche vorhanden , Originalganzleinen mit schönem deutlich erkennbaren Deckel - und Rückentitel, minimal berieben , Erhaltung 1 - schönes straffes Exemplar !

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Alfred Tauchnitz]
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        Les Amours Pastorales de Daphnis et Chloe

      Translated by J. Amyot, edited and corrected by Paul-Louis Courier. 26 illustrations drawn and cut on wood by Gwendolen Raverat. Initials hand-drawn in blue by Graily Hewitt and assistants, printed in Ptolemy type with marginal notes in red. One of 290 copies. 4to., original vellum-backed green paper covered boards with stamp designed by Raverat in gilt on upper cover, in original patterned paper covered slipcase, uncut. Chelsea, The Ashendene Press.

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.]
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        Die Geschwister.

      252 Seiten mit illustriertem Titel und 9 ganzseitigen Illustrationen von Horst Bartsch. 8, gebundene Ausgabe, Original Ganz-Leineneinband mit Schutzumschlag, dieser mit kleinen fachmännisch hinterlegten Einrissen, die Ecken bestossen, ansonsten sauber und frisch, auf dem Vorsatz persönliche Widmung der Autorin, signiert und datiert (Berlin, 12.7.63). EA Hoeft/Streller 2778. Brigitte Reimann (* 21. Juli 1933 in Burg - + 20. Februar 1973 in Ost-Berlin) war eine bekannte deutsche Schriftstellerin. Sie hatte eine intensive Brieffreundschaft mit Christa Wolf. Signierte Exemplare von Brigitte Reimann sind äußerst selten und werden fast nie angeboten!!

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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        Ankunft im Alltag. Erzählung.

      281 Seiten 8, gebundene Ausgabe, hellbrauner Ganz-Leineneinband mit dunkelbraun geprägtem Titel auf Buchdeckel und -rücken. ohne Schutzumschlag, das Buch sauber und frisch, auf dem Vorsatz von der Autorin signiert und datiert (Hoy, 27.9.61). Brigitte Reimann (* 21. Juli 1933 in Burg - + 20. Februar 1973 in Ost-Berlin) war eine bekannte deutsche Schriftstellerin. Sie hatte eine intensive Brieffreundschaft mit Christa Wolf. Die Abiturienten Recha, Nikolaus und Curt absolvieren im Kombinat SchwarzePumpe ein praktisches Jahr. Jung, mit den unterschiedlichsten familiären Hintergründen und durch eine Art von Dreiecksbeziehung miteinander verbunden, lernen die drei den Arbeitsalltag in ihrer Brigade kennen: Rohre walzen, Ventile schleifen, Schichtdienst, Überstunden, Versammlungen. Zusammengehalten werden die Arbeiter, der Student, der Schwererziehbare und die Abiturienten von einem engagierten und zupackenden Meister. Selbst Curt, dem durch seinen Selbstdarstellungsdrang die Eingliederung ins Kollektiv besonders schwer fällt, bleibt am Ende von so viel Einsatz nicht unberührt. Für alle drei Abiturienten wird das Jahr zur erneuten Reifeprüfung: Curt lernt für seine Fehler einzustehen, Recha übertritt die Schwelle vom Mädchen zur Frau und Nikolaus, der Maler, findet zur Porträtzeichnung und damit zu einem neuen Blick auf Menschen. Signierte Exemplare von Brigitte Reimann sind äußerst selten und werden fast nie angeboten!!

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        ABC BUNNY

      - GAG,WANDA. THE ABC BUNNY. NY: Coward McCann 1933. Large 4to, pictorial boards, fine in dust wrapper (dw with old tape repairs but not offensive). Stated 1st ed. Illustrated with magnificent lithographs on every page that are nothing less than works of art, with a splash of red for letters and contrast (plus music endpapers). The colophon reads:" The illustrations in this book are original lithographs drawn by Wanda Gag. Printed in lithography.on paper made especially for this edition." Probably due to its size, not many collectible copies of this title have survived the years, particularly in such beautiful condition. NEWBERY HONOR. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Miss Lonelyhearts

      New York: Liveright, Inc, 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing, first issue. One of the original 800 copies issued by Liveright as they went bankrupt; an addition 1,400 copies were withheld and later issued by Harcourt, Brace and Company. Publisher's tan cloth, with spine stamped in black and silver. Very Good with chipping to spine ends. Light, uneven fading to cloth, heaviest at spine, spine cloth is also foxed, stamping a bit rubbed. Pages toned. Lacking the dust jacket, though clipped remnants of the flaps and rear panel are laid in. White 3.

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        [Title in Chinese and Japanese: Dong ya zhi bu shang biao hui kan - Trademark Office of East Asia.]

      [Nanjing & Shanghai: Shi ye bu shang biao ju, Liang you tu shu yin shua gong si [Liangyou Book Printing Co.], Minguo calendar 22,, 1933. Thick tall octavo (258 x 185 mm), c.2, 600 pages. Publisher's burgundy cloth, gilt lettering stamped on front cover, rebacked with the original gilt lettered spine laid down. Over 15,000 woodcuts and illustrations from photographs. Label of Chung Hwa Book Co., Ltd., Shanghai; old ownership stamps. Covers with minor edge-wear, some rubbing, occasional creasing, old splash-stain to fore-edge, but a very good copy with old ownership stamps. First edition of this rare and remarkably comprehensive illustrated registry of all legal trademarks, issued during China's "significant economic renaissance" of the 1930s (Ruixe Ran), the result of efforts by the Republic of China, under the Nationalist government of Chiang Kai-shek, to revive and modernize the Chinese economy by the passing of an updated Trademark Law in 1930. "The Nationalist government had a vision to modernize China's IP [intellectual property] system after taking power in 1928, but it too had failed entirely. The government enacted a trademark law in 1930, a copyright law in 1928 and a patent law in 1949. Nevertheless, these laws were not seriously implemented due to the eight-year anti-Japanese wars and a series of civil wars" (Guanghua-yu, ed., The Development of the Chinese Legal System: Change and challenges, 2011, p. 141). At this period China was in turmoil, with Japan controlling Manchuria (invaded in 1931 and run as the puppet state of Manchukuo from 1933) and the northern provinces of China (Chahar, Suiyuan, Shansi, Shantung), while other regions were under the sway of autonomous warlords. Despite this, China's economy stabilized and expanded considerably, with tremendous foreign investment from Japan, Great Britain, and the United States. Japanese influence is exemplified here in that the work includes Japanese trademarks used in China. This extraordinary and profusely illustrated registry – issued from Shanghai and the then Chinese capital of Nanking (Nanjing) - offers incomparable visual documentation of the thousands of trademarks, advertising labels, and packaging for a vast range of products, including colour dyes, paints, varnishes, printer's inks, toiletries, perfume, face creams, pharmaceuticals, drugs, metalwork, silks, cotton and other textiles, flour, alcohol, and a substantial section devoted to tobacco products (naturally a huge source of revenue). Against a backdrop of conflict in and around Shanghai and Nanking (following the Shanghai or 28 January Incident of 1932) very few copies of this edition survived and a much reduced version (of less than 900 pages) was issued in 1934. We have been unable to trace another copy of this 1933 edition in commerce or in British and Irish institutional libraries (Copac); OCLC locates one copy only, at the National Taiwan Library. A fascinating survival from an era of colossal upheaval in the making of modern China.

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        Title in Chinese and Japanese: Dong ya zhi bu shang biao hui kan - Trademark Office of East Asia.]

      [Nanjing & Shanghai: Shi ye bu shang biao ju, Liang you tu shu yin shua gong si [Liangyou Book Printing Co.], Minguo calendar 22, 1933 - Thick tall octavo (258 x 185 mm), c.2, 600 pages. Publisher's burgundy cloth, gilt lettering stamped on front cover, rebacked with the original gilt lettered spine laid down. Label of Chung Hwa Book Co., Ltd., Shanghai; old ownership stamps. Covers with minor edge-wear, some rubbing, occasional creasing, old splash-stain to fore-edge, but a very good copy with old ownership stamps. Over 15,000 woodcuts and illustrations from photographs. First edition of this rare and remarkably comprehensive illustrated registry of all legal trademarks, issued during China's "significant economic renaissance" of the 1930s (Ruixe Ran), the result of efforts by the Republic of China, under the Nationalist government of Chiang Kai-shek, to revive and modernize the Chinese economy by the passing of an updated Trademark Law in 1930. "The Nationalist government had a vision to modernize China's IP [intellectual property] system after taking power in 1928, but it too had failed entirely. The government enacted a trademark law in 1930, a copyright law in 1928 and a patent law in 1949. Nevertheless, these laws were not seriously implemented due to the eight-year anti-Japanese wars and a series of civil wars" (Guanghua-yu, ed., The Development of the Chinese Legal System: Change and challenges, 2011, p. 141). At this period China was in turmoil, with Japan controlling Manchuria (invaded in 1931 and run as the puppet state of Manchukuo from 1933) and the northern provinces of China (Chahar, Suiyuan, Shansi, Shantung), while other regions were under the sway of autonomous warlords. Despite this, China's economy stabilized and expanded considerably, with tremendous foreign investment from Japan, Great Britain, and the United States. Japanese influence is exemplified here in that the work includes Japanese trademarks used in China. This extraordinary and profusely illustrated registry – issued from Shanghai and the then Chinese capital of Nanking (Nanjing) - offers incomparable visual documentation of the thousands of trademarks, advertising labels, and packaging for a vast range of products, including colour dyes, paints, varnishes, printer's inks, toiletries, perfume, face creams, pharmaceuticals, drugs, metalwork, silks, cotton and other textiles, flour, alcohol, and a substantial section devoted to tobacco products (naturally a huge source of revenue). Against a backdrop of conflict in and around Shanghai and Nanking (following the Shanghai or 28 January Incident of 1932) very few copies of this edition survived and a much reduced version (of less than 900 pages) was issued in 1934. We have been unable to trace another copy of this 1933 edition in commerce or in British and Irish institutional libraries (Copac); OCLC locates one copy only, at the National Taiwan Library. A fascinating survival from an era of colossal upheaval in the making of modern China. See Ruixue Ran, Well-Known Trademark Protection in China: Before and After the TRIPS Amendments to China's Trademark Law. II. Historical Background, UCLA Pacific Basin Law Journal, pp. 231-233.

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        La ville radieuse. Elements d'une doctrine d'urbanisme pour l'equipement de la civilisation machiniste

      Boulogne, éditions de l'Architecture d'Aujourd'hui, mai 1933 (345) + (2)pp. With numerous illustrations from photographs, plans and diagrams, many in colour. Oblong quarto. Original printed boards, cloth spine. Boards a little worn and grubby. Previous owner's signatures on front end paper. Spine cloth, which has been repaired. This book is the founding text for Le Corbusier's concept of the radiant city which occupied him and city plans he developed in the 1930s and 1940s which culminated in the design and construction of L'Unité Habitation in Marseilles of 1952.

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        Unsere Führer im Lichte der Rassenfrage und Charakterologie. Eine rassenmäßige und charakterbiologische Beurteilung von Männern des Dritten Reiches. Mit polizeilicher und parteiamtlicher NSDAP-Genehmigung

      Leipzig, Verlag der Literaturwerke \"Minerva\" R.Max Lipold, 1933. (noch zu 12586:) - \"H o r s tW e s s e l . . . Am stärksten ist sein Oberhaupt entwickelt, was für schöpferisches logisches Denken, Alliebe und tiefes Erleben, verbunden mit Vielseitigkeit spricht; frei und offen wie sein Auge ist auch seine Dichtung. Die markante, nach außen gebogene Nase deutet eine gute klare, empfindungsreiche Darstellungskraft an. Hierfür ist der Mund das Parallelzeichen. Daß die Oberlippe über die Unterlippe tritt, ist ein Zeichen für die Herrschaft des Geistigen das Materielle. In leiblichem Sinne konnte er seine Ziele nicht voll verfolgen, was aus dem etwas fliehenden King hervorgeht. Vermöge seines fanatischen Willens hat er seinen Körper über seinen Zielen vernachlässigt. Der Gesamtausdruck ist wieder typisch nordisch\"; die SA (insgesamt acht Zeichnungen von S.A.- Männern); Adolf Hitler (ein Bild): \"… was das ganze Buch zeigen und beweisen soll, daß nämlich Adolf Hitler ein durch und durch deutsch-germanischer Führer ist und als solcher an der Spitze einer ebenso deutsch-germanischen Mitarbeiterschar und Kampftruppe steht. Derselbe Pulsschlag in allen, dieselbe Hingebung an das große Werk, dieselbe Treue zum Führer und dasselbe Wohlwollen und soziale Empfinden in allen, und deshalb auch rein äußerlich so viel Ähnlichkeit untereinander. Und unter der Führung solcher Männer ist Deutschland nun erwacht. Heil Germanien!\" - Deutsches / Drittes Reich, Antisemitismus, Sachsen, Alte Kämpfer als heroische nordisch-germanische Menschen dargestellt, deutsche Menschen um Adolf Hitler, Charakterkunde, menschlicher Charakter, Charakterologie, Phrenologie, Schädellehre, Guido von List, der Frankenführer Julius Streicher und weitere Führungspersönlichkeiten des Nationalsozialismus rassenkundlich betrachtet, nationalsozialistische Führer in menschenkundlicher bzw. charakterologischer Beurteilung, Antisemitismus, Rassenkunde, NS.-Schrifttum aus Sachsen, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut. - Erstausgabe in guter Erhaltung (Rücken etwas verblichenen und unten minimal berieben, sonst gut). - Dieses Werk wurde kurze Zeit nach seinem Erscheinen in Deutschland verboten Versand D: 5,90 EUR Deutsches / Drittes Reich, Antisemitismus, Sachsen, Alte Kämpfer als heroische nordisch-germanische Menschen dargestellt, deutsche Menschen um Adolf Hitler, Charakterkunde, menschlicher Charakter, Charakterologie, Phrenologie, Schädellehre, Guido von List, der Frankenführer Julius Streicher und weitere Führungspersönlichkeiten des Nationalsozialismus rassenkundlich betrachtet, nationalsozialistische Führer in menschenkundlicher bzw. charakterologischer Beurteilung, Antisemitismus, Rassenkunde, NS.-Schrifttum aus Sachsen, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut

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        Paris de Nuit

      Paris: Arts et Metiers Graphiques, 1933. First Edition. Spiral-bound. Very Good. Signed. Spiral bound stiff wraps. Signed and inscribed by Paul Morand. Very Good, with light wear and light surface crackling to wraps. A coveted and rare copy of Brassai's first photobook. Signed by Paul Morand, and quite rare as such.

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        Erindringer. 4 bd.

      1933 1933 - (1: Drengeaar. 2: Hamskifte. 3: Arv og Gæld. 4: Familieliv). Orig. udgaver. Kbhvn.: Gyldendalske, Nordisk 1933-40. 208; 152; 120; 124 s. Rent og velholdt ubeskåret eksemplar med bred margin indbundet med de orig. omslag og rygge samt guldsnit foroven i smukt privat, let falmet halvlæder med guldtryk på rygge. Bindene signeret Axel Knudsen 1956. * Forfatterens meget dybtgående og grundige selvbiografi. Dette erindringsværk bringer mere digterens indre historie end hans mellemværende med samtidige. [Paul V. Rubow].

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        The temple of King Sethos I at Abydos. Vol. I: The chapels of Osiris, Isis and Horus. Vol. II: The chapels of Amen-Re, Re Harakhti, Ptah, and King Sethos. Vol. III: The Osiris complex. Vol. IV: The second hypostyle hall. (complete set)

      University of Chicago Press, Chicago 1933 - Extremely rare complete set of 4 volumes. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1933-58. First edition. Elephant folio. Vol. I (1935): xi pages, 41 plates. Vol. II (1935): ix pages, 46 plates. Vol. III (1938): xi pages, 65 plates. Vol. IV (1958): xviii pages, 80 plates. Beige cloth. Ex-library with some markings. Covers are dusty and corners rubbed and bumped, inside in excellent condition. Volume II has a tear of a few cm on the spine and frontispice is partly loose. A very good set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meretseger Books]
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        Art et Science. Conference faite a Lodz, Pologne, le 28 avril 1932 pour le Grupa Sztuki Noweczesnej et a Stuttgart, Wurtemberg, le 6 mai 1932 pour le Kunstgebande

      Editions Moly-Sabata, Sablons (Isère) 1933 - First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by Albert Gleizes. In publisher's printed wrappers. 109, (3) p. Inscribed first edition of the transcript of Gleizes' lectures on the relation between art and science. Albert Gleizes (1881-1953) was the co-founder and one of the most important representatives of synthetic cubism. Besides his career as a painter, he was also a theorist of Cubism and one of the first French advocates of non-representational painting. He founded the artist's colony Moly-Sebata, named after the house that gave a home to it in Sablons, in 1927. In the 1920s and 1930s, he devoted much of his energy to writing and worked on a comprehensive theory of the history of art and the evolution of modern art. In his works, he discussed twentieth-century painting in the light of the changes which have occurred in other disciplines, such as in the field of mathematics and the physical sciences. He gave lectures about his theories throughout Europe. His 1933 book, Art et Science contains the transcripts of the lectures he gave on a tour in Poland and Germany. Artistically restored. In very good condition. In publisher's printed wrappers First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by Albert Gleizes. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Tainstvennaia natsiia (Iaponiia) [The mysterious nation - Japan; An Unknown Nation]

      Harbin: Mech Gedeona, 1933. Octavo (20 × 14 cm). Original printed wrappers; 119 pp. Very good; text evenly toned due to stock; very discrete repairs to spine extremities. Russian translation of this 1933 work by Nakada, a Japanese protestant minister and the first bishop of the Japan Holiness Church. Influenced by the Christian Zionist William E. Blackstone and Nicholas McLeod, Nakada argued that the Japanese were descended from the ten lost tribes of Israel and that Israel would be restored through the Japanese. Nakada's theory was used, in part, to justify the nationalist and militaristic discourse of the Japanese Empire prior to World War II. Nakada was one of the most influential evangelists in the 1920s, who also toured the United States, but his controversial views later led to a schism in the Holiness Church. Scarce: KVK, OCLC show the copies at Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary, and Hebrew Union College (with just two copies outside Japan, the original English edition is apparently equally scarce).

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        Goblin Market

      London: George G. Harrap, 1933. First THUS. Like New. Signed by Illustrator. First thus. Copy #32 of 410 copies in the limited edition signed by Arthur Rackham. 45pp. with four color plates. Publisher's limp vellum lettered in gilt. Near Fine with typical slight rippling to vellum, sans slipcase, housed in custom slipcase. Latimore and Haskell p. 69.

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