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        The Empty Quarter

      London: Constable and Company Ltd.,, 1933. Being a description of the Great South Desert of Arabia known as Rub' al Khali. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, twi rule to turn-ins, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. Frontispiece and 31 other plates, and with 2 coloured folding maps and a similar plan. Some mild foxing to a couple of leaves, an excellent copy in a fine binding. First edition, first impression. A record of the "greatest" of his "remarkable journeys," (ODNB) the crossing of the 'empty quarter.' Ronald Wingate considered that "it is mainly to him that the world owes its present knowledge of Central Arabia." (DNB), and his tombstone in Beirut describes him as Greatest of Arabian Explorers, judgements that it would be difficult to disagree with. Uncommon in the jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Maria Chapdelaine

      Paris: Éditions Mornay, 1933. Small quarto. (9 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches). Limitation leaf and title printed in brown and black, the title with a coloured vignette. 54 coloured illustrations (15 headpieces, 1 tailpiece, 38 half-page) after Gagnon, printed at the atelier Godde & Chevassu under the supervision of M. Grenier. Original paper wrappers printed in imitation of birch bark, modern black leatherette box, paper title label to spine. A fine copy of the finest edition of this bestseller including Clarence Gagnon's most important illustrative work. This work was limited to 2000 copies, this copy numbered 1995, one of 1900 copies printed on 'blanc de Rives' paper. Louis Hémon, born in Brest, France, moved to Canada in 1911. The present work was his most successful novel and has been translated into more than 20 languages. "Maria Chapdelaine ... , a novel embodying the spirit of French Canada at its most lyrical, was based by the author ... on his experiences in the Lac Saint-Jean district of Québec. Church and farm provide a physical and symbolic setting for the romance, as the seasons and feast days provide a mythic temporal framework for its action. Following the death of her mother and that of her lover François Paradis, Maria must choose between two suitors: Lorenzo Surprenant, who tempts her with the riches of America, and Eutrope Gagnon, the boy next door. She unselfishly accepts Gagnon, thereby ensuring the survival of family and community and affirming the traditional values of rural French Canada." (Michele Lacombe writing for The Canadian Encyclopedia). In an effort to retain a purity of colour Clarence Gagnon worked in gouache and crayon for these illustrations, and on a small scale, with none of the originals being larger than about 8 inches square. As the limitation leaf notes, the illustrations for this work took Gagnon three years to complete and are amongst his most important illustrative works. Gagnon was a painter, illustrator and etcher and is now recognized as one of the major figures in the development of Canadian modern art. Born in Montreal in 1881, Gagnon first studied art at the Art Association of Montreal, starting at the age of 16. By 1904, he was in Paris where he lived and worked, studying briefly at the Academie Julian under Jean-Paul Laurens, and absorbing the French Impressionist's love of pure colours. "Back in Canada in 1909, he lived near Montreal in Baie-Saint-Paul, which, in the Charlevois region, became one of his favorite painting locations ... He became an associate of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts in 1910 and a full member in 1922. From 1911 to 1914 he was variously in Canada, France and Norway, working from sketches begun in Quebec. His subjects included French-Canadian life and anecdotal scenes ... He abandoned etching for landscape painting, and in addition to scenes of Quebec did village scenes and landscapes in France. In 1913, he exhibited scenes of Canada at the Galerie Reitlinger in Paris. Gagnon lived in Paris from 1924 to 1936, where he illustrated Louis Hemon's story of Canadian frontier life, Marie Chapdelaine, and L. F. Rouquette's Le Grand Silence Blanc... In 1936, Clarence Gagnon stopped painting, and then devoted himself to the establishment of Ile d'Orléans, a national historical park inspired by ones he had seen in Scandinavia." ("Clarence Gagnon, 1881- 1942" in American Art Review, December 2006, p. 134-137). Cf. J. Russell Harper Painting In Canada [1966] p.463

      [Bookseller: Donald Heald Rare Books]
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        The Empty Quarter: being a description of the great south desert of Arabia known as Rub 'al Khali; together with 'Rub 'al Khali', Royal Geographical Journal, 1933

      Constable, 1933. 1st edition. Hardcover. Frontispiece, 32 plates, 1 plan, 3 folding colour maps, original olive-green cloth (matching the design of his previous book, Arabia of the Wahhabis), spine slightly bumped at ends, some light abrading to the extremities, small hole in the cloth on the front spine edge, original 1933 owner's name on fep, the pages very clean bar an occasional, minuscule spot. In the very rare, unclipped, white dustjacket, slightly rubbed to the rear panel with two small closed tears at the head of the spine. Philby was an Arabist, explorer, writer and British intelligence officer in the First World War, and after over 15 years of travelling in the Arabian peninsula, he undertook a gruelling exploration of the Great Desert, one of the most desolate places on earth, in search of a ruined city called Wabar, which turned out to have significance not so much for archaeological reasons but as a site of a rare meteor collision. The Times called it 'one of the boldest feats in the enthralling history of Arabian exploration'. This is a very nice copy, in the very scarce wrapper. Accompanying the book is the rare Royal Geographical Society Journal of January 1933, with excellent blue covers and very clean pages, which contains the paper entitled 'Rub Al Khali' which Philby gave to the RGS in May 1932, with his photographs and a large fold-out map in full colour. This lecture, about his early explorations into the Great South Desert of Arabia, precedes, and makes an excellent association with, The Empty Quarter. A unique pairing.

      [Bookseller: Shellhouse Books]
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        The Empty Quarter Being a description of the Great South Desert of Arabia known as Rub' al Khali

      London: Constable & Co., 1933. Original brown cloth, 32 photographic plates, 1 plan, 2 folding maps, interesting appendices, xxiv 433pp, index. Since 630 the city of Mecca has been the center of the Islamic world, but the modern nation of Saudi Arabia was not created until 1932, and oil was not discouverated until 1936. The expedition recorded in this book began in 1931, and it is a fascinating account of pre-oil Saudi Arabia.. The nation has changed remarkably in the last 100 years, and the change is still going on.. Part of dj laid in.. First. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dj.

      [Bookseller: McLaren Books]
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        The Empty Quarter

      London: Constable & Co, 1933. Being a description of the Great South Desert of Arabia known as Rub' al Khali. Olive green cloth, gilt lettered and ruled spine and blind ruled boards. Library stamp top edge, barely noticeable because of dark staining to top edge. Small library number on title page. Shallow stain to frontis photo not affecting photo at all. Otherwise very nice. Super copy of Philby's famous book. Another one of those desert loving Englishmen.. 1st. Cloth. VG/No Jacket. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions]
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        FLUSH. A Biography

      Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press,London.,1933. FIRST EDITION.Illustrated with four original drawings by Vanessa Bell and six other illustrations.Small light mark to spine and few light spots to fore edge but overall a fine copy in the scarce original publishers dustwrapper.Small closed tear to bottom of spine and some light spotting to rear panel but overall a lovely bright example.A Lovely copy.--An attempt to write the life of a dog,Mrs.Browning's Spaniel Flush,who not only played an active part in human life,and inspired poetry,but was himself a dog of worth and character well deserving celebration.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Huset og havet.

      Oslo 1933. 8vo. 360 s. Orig. helsjirtingbd.. Med håndskrevet hilsen fra Knut Hamsun

      [Bookseller: Thorsens Antikvariat]
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        EL SOLAR VASCO NAVARRO

      - Salamanca, Imp. Comercial Salmantina, 1933-35, 5 tomos en 4º holandesa, 384 págs.+26 láminas, 470 págs.+21 láminas, 431 págs.+20 láminas, 493 págs.+19 láminas, 428 págs.+19 láminas. Edición numerada. (Falta el tomo 6º para estar completa)

      [Bookseller: Fábula Libros (Librería Jiménez-Bra]
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        The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book. A Book of Old Favourites With New Illustrations. Includes Cinderella, Rip Van Winkle, The Three Bears, Beauty and the Beast, Sinbad and Aladdin,

      London, George Harrap and Co., 1933., 1933. 8vo., with 8 colour illustrations and numerous illustrations in black and white. Recent full red oasis morocco, raised bands, marbled endpapers, original boards bound in at rear. Fine. First Rackham Edition. An attractive copy showing the many styles of Rackham's art work. Book Collector No.271, 'The Great Illustrators'.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Mime of Mick Nick and the Maggies

      The Hague, The Servire Press; New York, Gotham Book Mart,, 1933. A Fragment from Work in Progress. Octavo. Original white wrappers, titles to spine and upper wrapper in blue, decoration to upper wrapper in blue, black, and silver, edges untrimmed. With the original glassine jacket. Housed in the publisher's card slipcase. Lightly rubbed at extremities, contents unopened. An excellent copy in the glassine jacket that is a little chipped and shrunk. First edition, first impression. One of 1000 copies from a limited edition of 1029 numbered copies. The present edition was divided amongst four different imprints, that of the present copy being the Gotham Book Mart of New York.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        To Have and Have Not

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933. First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First Printing (with "A" and the publisher's seal on the copyright page). 8vo; [8], 262pp. Publisher's black cloth, the upper cover with Hemingway's signature in gilt, the spine lettered in gilt within a lime-green title block; in a gold, black and white typographic dust jacket by Neely, priced at $2.50. A Fine copy, apparently unread, with a collector's bookplate to the toned front paste down (from binder's glue); in a Near Fine jacket with light edge wear and several short creases and a short closed tear to the back panel. Inspiration for the Howard Hawks film with Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, and Walter Brennan, about a fishing boat skipper who runs contraband between Cuba and Florida. Hemingway stitched the novel together from two earlier short stories ("One Trip Across" and "The Tradesman's Return") and a novella, and Hawks claimed Papa had told him it was his worst book and a "bunch of junk." Still, whatever it's literary merit, this is an uncommonly collectible copy at a very attractive price. 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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        The Hound of Death & Other Stories

      Odhams Press Limited, London 1933 - "Copyright 1933" ~ Correct first edition/first printing statement. ~ CONDITION: Dustjacket: A beautifully vibrant facsimile dustjacket. Has vibrant and colourful illustrations to the front, enclosed in a plastic protective archival sleeve. Maroon cloth boards with black lettering to the spine. Uneven fading with spotting to rear. Housed and protected by the dustjacket that accompanies. All 247 pages are tightly bound. Browning mainly to endpages and first and last few pages, with occasional foxing. The majority are very clean. Includes a small bonus item of a photocopy [on glossy paper] of Agatha Christies signature laid in. ----- POSTAGE OPTIONS: Our orders are shipped within 1 or 2 business days. --- If you select 'Priority' as the postal option, you will get the fastest option. [Please have a look at my Shipping Rates and Estimated times for Delivery, so you can make your preferred choice]. - Thanks for your interest and I hope you like the book enough to buy it. - Regards from Arabella. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arabella's Beautiful Books]
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        MONSTER RUPERT 1933

      Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co., 1933. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Tourtel, Mary. Very good condition with no wrapper. Green pictorial boards. Front cover shows Rupert hiding from the Old Miser. Colour frontis. Single-colour illustrations throughout. Contains Rupert And The Old Miser; Rupert And The Fairy Child; The Adventures of Father Christmas; Rupert and the Ogres. Some minor restoration work to spine, professionally done. Corners are worn. Endpapers and title page foxed, patch of light surface paper damage to copyright page. Rest of contents are beautifully clean. SPECIAL OFFER: REDUCED FROM £675! [R]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        Das Jahr I-VII. Rhytmus und Tatbestände des ersten Jahres nationalsozialistischer Staatsführung

      Bln., Freiheitsverlag 1933-1940.. Bde. 1-7. kl.-4°. 112; 112; 96; 100; 96; 96; 192 S. Mit insg. 450 photogr. Taf. OHLn. m. Einbandill. Exlibris. In sehr gutem Zustand. Nationalsozialistische Propagandaschrift in der die 'Ereignisse und Tatbestände' der Jahre I-VII nach der Machtübernahme dokumentiert werden. Mit Texten von Hermann Göring u.a. Das Jahr VII: Bln., Vlg. f. Sozialpolitik, Wirtschaft und Statistik. Selten in dieser Vollständigkeit.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Upton Sinclair Presents William Fox [Rare Signed Association Copy with Uncommon Insert]

      Los Angeles: Upton Sinclair, 1933. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. A Very Good SIGNED ASSOCIATION COPY of the first edition, first printing, in the Publisher's original orange cloth (a touch askew, corners rubbed through, spine lightly sunned, expected general edge wear, rear board shows some modest rubbing, expected handling soil -- lacking the scarce dust jacket), SIGNED BY UPTON SINCLAIR on the front free endpaper and there inscribed by him as follows: "To Lena Morrow Lewis / (fellow candidate) / with sincere regards / Upton Sinclair ["Upton Sinclair" underscored]"; TOGETHER WITH the uncommon insert authored by Upton Sinclair's wife titled "A Letter from Mary Craig Sinclair to Eve Fox". In "Upton Sinclair Presents William Fox", Sinclair presents a partisan exposition of the motion picture Tycoon William Fox's many business troubles in Hollywood based on materials that Fox provided to Sinclair and written to present Fox's case to the world, with Upton Sinclair seeing it as an indictment of the prevailing capitalist structure and claiming that Fox had been ruined, and his business stolen, by Wall Street Bankers. A dedicated Socialist and a man Time magazine described as "a man with every gift except humor and silence", Upton Sinclair was the Democrat candidate in the 1934 California Gubernatorial election and was expected to win the race until the Los Angeles Times called him a man who would "soviets" the state and introduce free love and the nationalization of children. The movie industry threatened employees with dismissal if they voted for Sinclair. The Inscribee, [Martha] Lena Morrow Lewis, was a journalist, newspaper editor, orator, political organizer, a leader of the Socialist Party of America, and an activist in the Women's Suffrage, Prohibition, and Socialist movements, being one of the most active female socialists during the first half of the Twentieth Century and having much in common with Upton Sinclair. Signed copies of the book are exceedingly scarce. A wonderful SIGNED ASSOCIATION COPY, written and presented by one of the day's most recognized authors and ardent Socialists to a prominent fellow traveler and a remarkable woman in her own right, Lena Morrow Lewis. A Rare and Notable copy.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        EIMI ( "I Am")

      New York: Covici Friede, 1933 #266/1381 numbered copies signed by the author, 432pp., bound in yellow cloth lettered in black, a fine bright copy in a handsome unclipped dust jacket nearly fine with short closed edge tear to head and bottom right corner of upper board with just a bit of wrinkling. In all, a lovely near fine copy.. LIMITED EDITION.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        EIMI

      New York: Covici, Friede, Publishers, 1933. First edition, Limited and Signed by the author. Thick 8vo, publisher’s original yellow cloth, lettered in black on the spine and upper cover. 432pp. A pleasing and very well preserved copy, light mellowing to the spine panel and light aging generally. FIRST EDITION SIGNED and numbered on last page by author. Cummings uses his unique writing style, scrambling standards of punctuation and grammer to write this travel diary attacking the regimentation of individuals in the USSR.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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        WINNER TAKE NOTHING

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1933 - Contains, among others, "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place" and "The Gambler, the Nun, and the Radio." Cloth is remarkably bright including the gold labels. First issue dustwrapper is bright with mild wear to the spine tips and corners and rubbing along rear spine edge. Fine in a Near Fine, completely unrestored dustwrapper [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        LE NOTAIRE DU HAVRE. By Georges Duhamel

      Paris: Mercure de France, 1933.. Octavo. Full forest-green morocco, with borders of repeating gilt ruled lozenges with blindstamped-dicing, fore and bottom edges untrimmed, all edges gilt on the rough. Trace of slight rubbing to joints, lower fore- corner of free endsheet creased, otherwise fine. half- morocco chemise and morocco faced slipcase. First edition of the first volume in the "Chronique de Pasquier" cycle (1933-1945). One of 1625 numbered copies on vergé pur fil Lafuma. "Jacques Anthoine-Legrain (1907– ca. 1970) was Pierre Legrain’s stepson and assistant. Beginning in 1929 he continued the late master’s geometric aesthetic and gained high standing as a design binder in his own right" - Six Centuries of Master Book Binding at Bridwell Library. TALVART & PLACE (DUHAMEL) 77.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Portrait photograph of Kitty Carlisle as the Prince in "Fledermaus"

      New York, november 1, 1933. (CARLISLE, KITTY) Published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. 35.3 x 27.5 cm. (approximately 14 x 11 inches). Bust profile portrait of the singer in costume. Fine. Docketed in ink on verso, giving the name of the sitter, the date of the session, and a reference to negative and print ("xii e 37")

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Sous le masque d'osiris

      Firmin-didot, 1933. in12 Broché

      [Bookseller: crealivres]
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        God's Little Acre

      NY: Viking. 1933. His second full-length novel, which was censored in New York and led to the author's arrest and prosecution on obscenity charges. Tiny bookstore label rear pastedown and small rectangle of offsetting to front flyleaf; still a fine copy in a fine dust jacket, with just minuscule corner nicks. A beautiful copy, doubtless one of the finest, if not the finest copy extant. Provenance: the Bruce Kahn collection. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        God's Little Acre (First Edition)

      New York: The Viking Press, 1933. First Edition. First Edition. Near Fine in a sharp, Near Fine dust jacket. Some discoloration to the orange topstain; jacket has the lightest rubbing, and a small professional repair to a nearly invisible tear at the spine. An undisputed Caldwell classic, about a decidedly unhinged family in Georgia that includes a gold-crazed father, a wanton daughter, a rebellious suitor, and a mysterious albino. Basis for the 1958 film directed by Anthony Mann and starring Robert Ryan and Aldo Ray. A superior copy.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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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."

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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).

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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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        De la diction des Vers. [ Livre dédicacé par l'auteur ]

      Emile Chamontin 1933 - Un des 100 exemplaires de présent sur vélin d'alfa numérotés, 1 vol. in-12 br., Emile Chamontin, Paris, 1933, 73 pp. Envoi de Paul Valéry à Jean Paulhan. Bon exemplaire. Langue: Français [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal]
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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

      George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. 1933 - 1st 1933. 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] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        Propaganda Und Nationale Macht

      Gerhard Stalling Oldenburg: Gerhard Stalling. 1933. First. First edition. Very good with a lightly darkened spine, light soiling on the boards. Hadamovsky was chief of staff in the Nazi Party's Central Propaganda Office in Berlin from 1942-1944 working under Joseph Goebbels, and also served as the national programming director for German radio. He wrote several books, this one was the most significant, which is the only book treating the general principles of propaganda published during the Third Reich. The book is dedicated to "the master of political propaganda, Dr. Joseph Goebbels." Text is in German. .

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

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