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        A supplement to Elwes' monograph of the genus Lilium. Parts I to IX

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        The Man With Two Left Feet

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Clausen Books, RMABA]
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        Winner Take Nothing

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

      [Bookseller: Lyons Fine Books]
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        El Paisaje: (un ensayo) [Landscape: (an essay)]

      The selected catalog for the November 1933 exhibition of 124 Dr. Atl works at the Convento de la Merced in a rare presentation example, offered in collectible condition, complete in the distinctive Atl designed linen portfolio with ties, decorated with 2 striking stencil print vignettes, edges notched with tie-sliders near each corner for marking a user's place. Revered in Mexico for his landscapes of the mountains, hills, and gullies of the central Mexican plateau, the selected catalog contains 38 plates of landscapes executed from memory during a 1932-33 stay at the Convento de la Merced, the Valley of Mexico depicted with topographical exactness, as the earth's skin and body, but also as a mystery expressing the life force in all things. Text is an essay on the history of landscape painting and contains the section, 'Las Inovaciones', what is believed to be the earliest book exposition by Atl on his technical innovations in pigment application including varnishes for watercolor and his resin binding 'Atl colors' crayons. MURILLO: a principal figure during the first 4 decades of the 20th century in the fine arts in Mexico, for his involvement after the Mexican Revolution with social causes, including editorship of "La Vanguardia", as fine arts professor and director of the Academia de San Carlos where he taught and influenced Orozco, Siqueiros, Galvan, and Rivera, for his association with the beginning of mural painting, and for his leading advocacy of the craft techniques of the indigenous peoples of Mexico, as expressed in the Mexicanidad movement and authorship of "Les Artes Populares en Mexico". PRESENTATION: in black ink, 6 lines + salutations + full signature with elegant flourishes, dated August 5, 1935, site-Mexico. FORMAT: Beige linen cloth board portfolio decorated with 2 hand pulled stencil (pochoir) print vignettes; upper side with a striking, 108 x 135 mm, 4-colors (black, orange, gray and beige) volcano pictorial-title in orange and black letters is part of the composition, lower side with a 87 x 70 mm, 2-colors (charcoal and beige) Nahuan sky pattern, fastened at the fore-edge by two beige and desert rose woven linen ties, edges notched with tie-sliders for marking place, inside lined at spine with original binder's brown cloth tape, inside panels mounted with handmade beige Mexican paper decorated with a repeating lizard scale pattern, subtly different for each panel. Portfolio contains the cream paper booklet in 2-staples saddle binding with illustrated Atl essay and the loose as issued suite of 32 b/w plates. SIZE: Portfolio: 245 x 307 mm. Mounted Color Plates: to 161 x 222 mm. Plate Leaves: 234 x 297 mm. PAGINATION: Confirmed complete. Booklet: 24 pages, [2] pages, plate 6; [2] pages, rear blank, title on upper wrapper, essay-pages 1-14, illustrated with 6 tipped-on color plates, 5 following essay, these printed without text, versos blank, descriptive captions on facing pages, title plate for upper wrapper with descriptive caption below. Plates Suite: 32 numbered captioned plates, 22 b/w reproductions of drawings and 10 b/w reproductions of color media, printed sometimes beyond borders on extra heavy cream paper on one side of the leaf-versos blank. Essay on the history of landscape painting includes Las Inovaciones, pages 12-13 with a brief exposition on the 'Dr. Atl colors' he developed, crayons with a petroleum derivative resin binder, wax, casein and pigment, allowing for durable colors retention and smooth, solid pigment application, designed for use as a primary medium on paper, canvas, etc, and as a secondary application for heightening the color of oil and watercolor paints. Several examples are reproduced. CONDITION DETAIL: Booklet Plates: Cover Plate detached (now in archival sleeve): outer bottom corner lightly creased: trace fox spotting to one small area of inner margin:  rear with top edge line of glue residue where tipped-on. Other Tipped-On Plates: Fine. Wrappers: light fingering. Upper Wrapper: light toning imprint from plate, rub line where plate was tipped and a 3 x 10 mm spot of tab residue, some trace foxing in margins and light line of soiling at top outer corner, spine edge with a small stain spot and a slight soil spot. Presentation: Fine. Booklet Pages: clean: 2 pages with light fingering, p. 13 with mild gutter crease at crown. Binding: Fine. Suite Plates: some with trace edge soiling, usually to outermost top edge: PL 25 with 10 mm wide top edge soiling: Plates 26 and 31 with slight top edge spotting: PLS 1 and 26 with slight wear, to top edge and top corner respectively. Portfolio Covers: prints clean and fresh: tiny puncture to cloth at spine edge doesn't continue: rear with minor half-moon stain and spot of slight wear. Ties: Fine. Notches: Fine. Inside Panels: slight edgewear. REFERENCE: Espejo, Dr. At. Casado Navarro, Gerardo Murillo, pages 126-129. COLLECTIONS: Worldwide, outside of Mexico, there are 35 institutional holdings. ADDITIONAL IMAGES: by request.

      [Bookseller: Steven Waldman]
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        Roll, Jordan, Roll

      New York: Robert O. Ballou. [1933]. First Edition. 8vo; 251pp, with 75 photographs on double-sided plates, including frontispiece; original blue cloth, gilt spine, edges faded about 1/8 in, endpapers a bit aged toned, jacket chipped along all edges rubbed ("E" in Peterkin missing on spine) with creases on both front panel, very good in used jacket.& Julia Mood Peterkin (1880-1961), South Carolina native, lived on her husband&#39;s two-thousand acre plantation and also had a summer home at Murrell&#39;s Inlet, a coastal village. She wrote, with realism and dignity, plantation stories and stories of the Gullah African American tenant farmers of the Sea Islands and coastal regions. She was a sympathetic and outstanding commentator of the lives of this vanishing black culture. Doris Ulmann (1882-1934) was a well-respected photographer of the period who specialized in portraying the people of the "Southern Highlands" Appalachia and the coastal blacks Peterkin wrote about. Ulman&#39;s photographs of now vanished worlds capture her subjects with respect, insight, and grace and a transcendent quality which embodies the beauty and mystery of human experience. ROLL, JORDAN ROLL is a non-fiction work which portrays the Gullah in a perfect artistic blend of text and picture. American Woman Writers III, pp. 373-374. Jacobs, The Life and Photography of Doris Ulmann. In Focus: Doris Ulmann, Photographs from the J. Paul Getty Museum. <br>See an <A HREF= >Image.</A><br>

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis, Inc.]
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      Newtown, Wales: The Gregynog Press, 1933. No. 172 OF 235 COPIES (of a total of 250, including 15 bound in morocco). Hardcover. 264 x 171 mm (10 3/8 x 6 3/4"). 33 pp., [1] leaf (colophon). No. 172 OF 235 COPIES (of a total of 250, including 15 bound in morocco). Publisher&#39;s reddish-brown Hermitage calf, upper cover blocked in blind with titling, press device, and the figure of Euphrosyne, one of the Three Graces, designed by Blair Hughes-Stanton. WITH 11 WOOD ENGRAVINGS BY BLAIR HUGHES-STANTON, four of these full-page. Printed on Japanese vellum. Harrop 26. A hint of rubbing to leather, one tiny spot on spine, otherwise A VERY FINE COPY, immaculate internally. During a short space of time, from 1931-34, Blair Hughes-Stanton (1902-81) produced woodcuts for six memorable books issued by the Gregynog Press, and this collection of four early poems by Milton was, in Harrop&#39;s view, "merely a vehicle for displaying the illustrations," which feature figures from classical mythology depicted in the artist&#39;s distinctive erotic style. Hughes-Stanton (1902-81) studied at the school of Leon Underwood at Hammersmith and had a long and productive career producing sophisticated expressive woodcuts as an avant-garde artist. Although he was pressured to make his striking, sometimes even savage, images look more like those of Eric Gill, he resisted and successfully established his unique personal style as an illustrator. The type use here is the graceful Perpetua designed by Gill, who was, with Hughes-Stanton, one of the two central figures in the English wood engraving revival. Although Gill is the more recognized artist, he never approached Hughes-Stanton in terms of intricacy. While prone to abrasions, the "Four Poems" binding is described by Harrop as "one of the most sucessful to come from the Press.".

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        The Adelphi Edition of the Works of Jane Austen. Comprising Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Northanger Abbey, Mansfield Park, Persuasion, Lady Susan and The Watsons

      Cambridge: W. Heffer and Sons Limited, n.d. [1933]., 1933. Complete in 7 volumes, 8vo. Unusual in publisher&#39;s quarter green morocco with gilt titles to spines, top edges gilt. Spines evenly faded to brown; very slight marking to boards. A very presentable set.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Cravache Et Fanfreluches

      Librairie Générale 1933 In-8 broché. Complet des 16 HT de Maurice Millière, 4 sur les 5 HT en couleurs sur feuilles libres. Bel état, fac similé des pages de faux titre et de titre; la mention de l'éditeur en couv et au dos a été gommée. Photocopie couleurs du HT manquant. Un des titres les plus rares de la littérature SM d'avant-guerre, seule incursion de Millières dans le genre. Kidnappées, 5 jeunes femmes occidentales subissent les traitements infamants d'un trafiquant d'esclaves asiatique, qui organise des ventes à de riches clients. Elles seront transformées par leurs propriétaires en coussins, en soubrettes de luxe et devront souffrir dans leurs corsets et des escarpins vernis vertigineux. SUPERBE exemplaire,jamais réédité Très bon couverture souple Edition originale

      [Bookseller: Librairie Dejolibelle]
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        Polo Ponies. Their Training and Schooling

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1933. First edition, one of 850 copies. 8vo. Illustrated. 111 pp. Original blue cloth stamped in gilt. Spine with slightest wear, else a fine bright copy in original acetate wrapper (one tear on back flap). Siegel 73; Frazier K- 2-a; Podeschi 407. Provenance: Eugene V. Connett, 3rd; his son, Eugene V. Connett IV

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Tales of Mystery and Imagination

      New York: Tudor Publishing Company, , 1933. Illustrated by Harry Clarke. Quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in black morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, pictorial title block to front board, innder dentelles, 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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      New York: Tudor Publishing Company, 1933 Poe&#39;s collection of twenty-nine stories with illustrated plates by Harry Clarke. Attractive bookplate of Fayetta H. Phillip on the front paste-down endpaper. Gift inscription to Fay from her husband Bruce dated Christmas, 1933. A few pages left unopened. Evidence of removal of small sticker to the front free endpaper else a fine and bright copy in a near fine example of the original dust jacket with two tiny tears, about 1/8th inch, with one inch crease between. The book is housed within its original very good plus condition box showing a minimum of wear, with color paper panel on the cover. A very handsome copy with box.. First Tudor edition. Hardcover. Illus. by Harry Clarke.

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books]
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        Weird Tales Magazine ( Pulp ) / Volume 22 # 1, July 1933 ( Hand of Glory; Voodoo Song; Fire Creatures; Thing from the Grave; Horror in the Museum; Golden Blood (part 4); Dreams in the Witch House; Ubbo-Sathla; Green Tea, etc)

      Chicago: Popular Fiction Publishing Company / Weird Tales Magazine ( Pulp ) / Volume 22 # 1, July 1933, 1st Edition, 1st Printing, 1933. -----------pulp, about 7 x 10 inches, a solid Good to Very Good copy, light rubbing and wear, clear tape on spine, age toning to paper but not brittle, this copy was CAS&#39;s own copy bearing his signature on the front page and two pencil hand corrections to his story, obviously RARE signed, this contains: Golden Blood [Part 4 of 6] by Jack Williamson; The Dreams in the Witch-House by H. P. Lovecraft; The Fire Creatures by Edmond Hamilton; Green Tea by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu; The Hand of Glory by Seabury Quinn; The Horror in the Museum by H. P. Lovecraft [as Hazel Heald]; The Man on the Ground by Robert E. Howard; The Thing From the Grave by Harold Ward; Ubbo-Sathla by Clark Ashton Smith; Poems: The Dance of the Dead by Robert B. Gray; Pirates&#39; Cave by Alfred I. Tooke; Voodoo Song by Mary Elizabeth Counselman, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. Signed. First Edition. Pulp. Good. Illus. by Margaret Brundage Cover Art.

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup]
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        Down and Out in Paris and London [In the Rare Dust Jacket]

      NY: Harper & Brothers. 1933. The first American edition of Orwell&#39;s first book, in the rare dust jacket. An account of life among the poor in Paris and London, with whom Orwell lived for a number of months in order to experience their plight first-hand; it set the stage for his further nonfiction, which was marked by sympathy for the underdog and a disdain for dogma -- the exact elements that informed his best fiction. Mild bowing to the boards, with some foxing to the text and a few tiny spots to the rear cloth; a very good copy in a very good dust jacket with multiple short edge tears, a thumb-sized spot to the front panel, and a few very small chips to the edges and folds. Rare in jacket. . First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Down and Out in Paris and London

      London:: Gollancz,, 1933.. First edition (ie: first printing).. Hardcover. Near Fine. 288pp. Contents fine (very fresh, no marks). Text block edges clean (top edge dull green, bottom edge with rub mark towards front). In the original binding of smooth black cloth, spine titled in green. Spine ends puckered and faint ridge to spine. Front bottom corner has small knock. Cloth fresh, with very slight fading to spine. An exceptionally unworn copy.

      [Bookseller: Chapel Books]
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        Paris de Nuit

      Paris: Edition Arts et Métiers Graphiques, 1933. One tiny internal crease to the front cover, barest hint of wear at the slightly yapped edges; very close to fine in photo-illustrated spiral-bound wrappers. The nicest copy I have seen.. First Edition. Spiral bound quarto, sixty-four gravure plates. The best-known and most iconic of the great Paris photobooks, printed in a deep gravure so tactile it seems almost as if charcoal will rub off on the hands of the viewer. The cobblestone covers and endpapers are particularly evocative. (Parr / Badger, v1, 134; Roth 76-77; Open Book 110; Auer 198).

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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      Bruxelles, Librairie Nationale d&#39;Art et d&#39;Histoire, 1933 . Broché, couverture papier illustrée, page de titre au vignette, papier Pannekoek, 180 x 260mm., 185pp., pages ne sont pas coupés. Un des 12 exemplaires hors commerce. Très bon état.

      [Bookseller: ERIK TONEN BOOKSELLER]
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        The River War

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

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        FLUSH. A Biography. [Serialized in The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 152, numbers 1-4, July to October 1933].

      - Pp. 512(continuously paginated), plus numerous advertisements (several pictorial), with Flush comprising pp. 1-12, 163-256, 326-337, and 439-453; med. 8vo; orange pictorial paper wrappers, with 3 holes punched near backstrips (for filing in folder?), lightly soiled and worn, edges rubbed and split, with a couple of tiny chips; fore-edges uncut; a couple of minor pencilled annotations, a few small edge chips or splits, occasional light foxing, soiling and creasing; The Atlantic Monthly Company, Boston, 1933. First edition, parts 1 to 3 preceding the book publication. Kirkpatrick C338. *The final installment of Flush appeared in the October issue of the magazine, and the book was published in Britain and the United States on 5 October. These issues also include work by Gertrude Stein (from Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas) and, D. H. Lawrence (Christs in the Tirol), plus an article about Hitler's Mein Kampf by toxicology pioneer Alice Hamilton. In the Contributors' Column, Virginia Woolf is described as 'an accomplished swimmer in those deep waters that swirl and eddy in the stream of consciousness'. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kay Craddock - Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        The Lord Fish

      Faber & Faber London: Faber & Faber, (1933). First edition. One of only 60 copies printed on English hand-made paper, signed by the author. With engraved title page, three tinted full-page plates and black & white headpieces by Rex Whistler. Collects seven of de la Mare's fantasy stories for children. A brilliant copy bound in full purple yapp-edged vellum, and with original dust wrapper. T.e.g.

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        Polo Ponies. Their Training and Schooling

      New York: The Derrydale Press 1933 New York: The Derrydale Press, 1933. First edition, one of 850 copies. 8vo. Illustrated. 111 pp. Original blue cloth stamped in gilt. Spine with slightest wear, else a fine bright copy in original acetate wrapper (one tear on back flap). Siegel 73; Frazier K- 2-a; Podeschi 407. Provenance: Eugene V. Connett, 3rd; his son, Eugene V. Connett IV

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        Dog-Days on Trout Waters

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1933 - Harold G. Pickering was a past president of the Anglers' Club of New York, and editor of The Anglers' Club Bulletin; this was his second book Second state without the colophon page. 12mo. With illustrations by Donald Gardner. Original pink paper over boards, printed labels on upper cover and spine, a notoriously fragile book, spine faded, but not split as usual ly found , staiining on upper cover ("to find any one of them in fine condition is not only rare but practically unheard of"--Frazier). Laid into a half red morocco drop box with the Derrydale logo on spine and a red morocco inset label on the upper cover, also with gilt stamped Derrydale logo. Siegel 70; Frazier P-7-b [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Blumen vor roter Wand. Öl auf Lwd.

      1933 1933 - 46 x 35 cm, Tadell. in Rahmen Links unten monogrammiert «Sc». Auf Rückseite signiert, datiert und betitelt.Giuseppe Scartezzini (1895-1967), geboren in Innsbruck, später in Zürich. Maler und Glasmaler. Wand- und sakrale Glasmalerei, Profan- und Kabinettscheiben. Stillleben und Interieurs. (SIK) 5000 gr.

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        The Great WarIn Twenty-Six Parts

      London - George NewnesLimited 1933 - An uncommon collection of theseperiodicals dealing with the scenes and various fronts associated with thefirst world war, in the original 26 fortnightly parts. Bound in their original pictorial wrappers. Fully illustrated with photographs, drawings and maps. Chapters include:1905-1910 Milestones to Armageddon, 1911 The Crisis of Agadir, The Dusk of Hapsburg, 1914 The Murder of Archduke, Ireland and the European Balance,The Austrian Ultimatum, The Fronts and the Combatants, The Crisis, Declarations of War, The Mobilization of the Navy, 1914 The Passage of the Army, The Invasion of France, The Marne, The Mobilization Interval,The Assembly of the EasternArmies, Austria Against Russia, The Battle of Lemberg, The Invasion of East Prussia, The Battle of Tannenberg, The First Masurian Lakes, The End of the World Crisis. Pagination is continuous, with part 26 ending on page 1668. Churchill was also a prolific writer of books, writing a novel, two biographies, three volumes of memoirs, and several histories in addition to his many newspaper articles. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953 for his mastery of historical and biographical description as well as for brilliant oratory in defending exalted human values. Two of his most famous works, published after his first premiership brought his international fame to new heights, were his six-volume memoir The Second World War and A History of the English-Speaking Peoples; a four-volume history covering the period from Caesar's invasions of Britain (55 BC) to the beginning of the First World War (1914). With contemporary advertisements throughout. On front wraps of parts 1 through 21 is printed To be completed in about 24 fortnightly parts. On front wraps of parts 22 through 26 is printed To be concluded in twenty-six parts. Complete in twenty-six parts. Condition: In original pictorial paper wraps. Externally, all parts are sound and bright, with some light chipping to the extremities, and marks to the rear wraps. Minor loss to the spines of parts 3,7, 13, 19, 21 and 25. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound and bright, with only the odd spot and handling mark. Overall: VERY GOOD. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Crociera Aerea del Decennale. Numero unico de 'Le vie dell'aria'.

      Subject: (Aeronautica). Roma, 1933, folio (50 cm.) pp. 50 con ill. ed una bella litografia a colori di cm. 53, 5 x 38 su foglio di 68 x 50 sulla "Crociera Aerea del Decennale" di U(mberto) Di Lazzaro con minimi restauri, ben eseguiti, alla piegatura centrale.

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        Historia de los heterodoxos españoles, por el Doctor don. Director de la Real Academia de la Historia. Segunda edición refundida

      Librería General de Victoriano Suárez, Madrid 1933 - 7 vols. Holandesa piel, lomos con nervios e hilos dorados. Retrato del autor

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        Vintage Snapshot Photograph of the Babe and the Duke on Waikiki Beach

      Small vintage snapshot photograph of Babe Ruth and Duke Kahanamoku on Waikiki Beach. 4.5" x 2.75". Mounted on a black album page and presumably removed from an album. Near fine. The photo depicts both sports legends in bathing suits, standing with paddles in front of an outrigger canoe. In the background, another Hawaiian man brandishes a paddle (left-handed, as the Babe would do) and appears to be about to swat both of the legends in the back of the head. The two met in 1933 or 1934 when Ruth accompanied a barnstorming team that included Lou Gehrig, Jimmie Foxx, and Lefty Gomez. We have seen other copies of this photograph, so assume that it achieved some modest distribution in Hawaii. .

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      1933. Paperback. 2. RUSSIAN. (KONASHEVICH,V.) MUKHA TSOKOTOOKA [THE CHATTERING FLY] [by] K. Chukovskii. 1933. Small 4to (7 x 8 5/8"), pictorial wraps, corner creases else VG. 1st edition. This is the story of humanized flies and what happens when one is grabbed at her birthday party by a spider. There are wonderful, fanciful black and white illustrations by V. Konashevich on every page. This title was denounced and almost banned by the government as bourgeois and not suitable for Soviet children who were meant to read books grounded in realism. See Leveque: Dictionnaire p. 114.

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      1933. 1. DISNEY,WALT. [MICKEY MOUSE HAPPY BIRTHDAY]. This is a fabulous early Disney Mickey folder sized piece printed on both sides. Published by Hall Brothers circa 1933. Issued as a folded birthday card, it was designed to be opened into one large sheet. When folded, it measures 4x5 inches and each unfolding brings new text referring to the enlargements of the piece: When folded it reads: "This page measures 4x5 BUT Goodness Gracious Sakes Alive" [open the card] "Although it measures 8 x 10" [open the card] You'd Have To Open It Again [open the card] "To Make It Wide Enough To Say THIS BIG, LONG WISH FOR YOU TODAY." It now measures 18" high by 22" wide and this printed side has 4 wonderful Mickey Mouse scenes. The other side is a poster image with Mickey holding a birthday cake on his head. Above him in large red letters are the words HAPPY BIRTHDAY where each letter is depicted in humanized form with arms, hats, faces etc. At either end of the phrase are illustrations of Mickey. Faint creases where folded as a card else FINE WITH ORIGINAL ENVELOPE DATED 1933! Rare.

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        Marlborough: His Life and Times, full set of six U.S. first edition, first printings in the rare first state dust jackets and slipcases

      Here is a full set of six U.S. first edition, first printings in the rare first state dust jackets and slipcases. Winston Churchill's monumental biography of his great ancestor, John Churchill, the first Duke of Marlborough took 10 years of research and writing and is the most substantial published work of Churchill's "wilderness years" in the 1930s. The first volume was published in 1933, with the final volume published in 1938 on the eve of the Second World War. Richard Langworth says "To understand the Churchill of the Second World War, the majestic blending of his commanding English with historical precedent, one has to read Marlborough." The British first edition was issued in four volumes. The U.S. publisher chose to split the first two volumes into two books each, resulting in a six volume set that is otherwise identical in content to the British. The first four U.S. volumes were originally issued in two-volume sets, with cream-colored dust jackets featuring green print. The fifth volume was originally issued in a white dust jacket with a red-printed design matching that of the two slipcases for volumes I & II and volumes III & IV. Only in 1938, when the sixth and final U.S. volume was published, were the more commonly seen blue and gold dust jackets issued. Today the first state dust jackets are quite scarce, and the fragile original slipcases doubly so. This is a full, first state set comprising truly fine first printing volumes in very good or better dust jackets with the two publisher's slipcases. All six volumes feature immaculate green cloth bindings and bright contents with absolutely no spotting and no inscriptions. The first four volumes are virtually as-new with especially bright page edges, having been protected by both their original dust jackets and the slipcases. All six dust jackets are unclipped. The cream-colored dust jackets of the first four volumes all show uniform toning to the spines and some modest chipping, mostly at the spine ends. The Volume V dust jacket is highly complete with fractional chipping at the spine ends and some toning of the spine. The Volume VI dust jacket remains bright and highly complete with some wrinkling at the spine ends, a small chip to the upper front corner, and some vertical creasing to the front face. All six dust jackets are protected in removable, archival quality clear covers. The Volumes I & II slipcase is bright and complete, but separating at the upper right, right rear, and lower right seams. There is a small, faint pencil notation on the slipcase spine that may be previous bookseller pricing. The volume III & IV slipcase is complete with some soiling to the top edge, wear at the opening edges, and separation at the upper right, right rear, and lower right seams. Please anticipate the possibility of additional postage costs for this large, heavy, set, which we will pack with care. Bibliographic reference: A97.4(I-VI).a, Woods/ICS A49(ba), Langworth p.169.

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        Festival Intern'le Di Musica. Sotto L'Alto Patronato Di S.A.R. Marie Di Piemonte. 8-16 Settembre 1934, XII Venezia. Opera De Camera Concerti, Danze Classiche. Original-Farblithographie.

      1933 - 1933. Blattgrösse: 100x70 cm. 1 Blatt. Unten links im Stein signiert. Lithographie entstand bei F. Garzia, Venezia. An den Rändern etwas knitterig, oben mit kl. Anriss und kleier Eckfehlstelle. Nato a San Lorenzo a Colline nel 1898, Piombanti frequenta la Scuola Professionale per le Arti Decorative di Firenze e poi i corsi di scultura di Libero Spartaco Andreotti all&#146;Istituto Statale d&#146;Arte di Porta Romana. Dopo il diploma nel 1918, ricopre la cattedra di Storia e Arte della Ceramica alla Scuola d&#146;Arte della Ceramica di Sesto Fiorentino. Sin dalla metà degli anni &#146;20 si dedica alla ceramica artistica e alla grafica pubblicitaria, ottenendo i primi lusinghieri riconoscimenti. Nel 1937 vince il Gran Premio per la Ceramica alla Mostra Universale di Parigi. Muore a Firenze nell&#146;estate del 1996. An den Rändern etwas knitterig, oben mit kl. Anriss und kleier Eckfehlstelle.

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        CIBA ZEITSCHRIFT.Nummer 1 (Sept. 1933, 1. Jahrgang) bis Nummer 132 ( Dez. 1952), in 11 Bänden.

      1933-1952, Basel, 1933 - S/W Photographien, reliures mobiles de l?éditeur, couverture conservée. Bon état.

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        A Green Bough

      Harrison Smith and Robert Haas. New York. Harrison Smith and Robert Haas. 1933 Bound in wheat coloured linen over boards. Black titles. Decorated with two Lynd Ward vignettes to front cover. 8vo. 6.5" x 8.75". This Edition Limited to 360 copies, of which this is #241. Set in Janson type and imprinted upon Milano paper. Signed and numbered in ink by William Faulkner. Illustrated with woodblock engraved Art Deco vignettes in duotone by Lynd Ward. Faulkner published but two volumes of poetry during his lifetime, this being the final. Usual darkening to spine area (most common for this book). Moderate offset to front pastedown(blank) and front free endsheet(blank) most probably from an old paper insert. Else, a Fine, extremely bright and crisp copy of this exceedingly scarce issue.

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        Winner Take Nothing

      Hardcover, Fine, Very Good. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1933. First Edition / First Printing. Original black cloth boards with gold paper labels. Scribner's Seal and ""A"" are present on the copyright page. In the jacket priced at $2.00 at the front flap and has Laurence Stallings review at the rear panel. {ref: Hanneman A12a}. Book Condition: Fine, clean boards and spine, book is tight and square, clean pages, tight spine, soft shelf wear. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, original jacket priced at $2.00 at the front flap, Laurence Stallings review at the rear panel, shelf wear and two chips at the rear panel.

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        EIMI. Signed Limited edition

      Covici, Friede, London 1933 - 432pp. Signed by the author on the Limitation page to the rear of the book. G: in Good condition without dust jacket in clear protective wraps. Light marking to covers. Endpapers browned. Inscription and date (Paris 1936) to fep [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Winner Take Nothing

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933. Hardcover, Fine, Very Good. "Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1933. First Edition / First Printing. Original black cloth boards with gold paper labels. Scribner's Seal and """"A"""" are present on the copyright page. In the jacket priced at $2.00 at the front flap and has Laurence Stallings review at the rear panel. {ref: Hanneman A12a}. Book Condition: Fine, clean boards and spine, book is tight and square, clean pages, tight spine, soft shelf wear. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, original jacket priced at $2.00 at the front flap, Laurence Stallings review at the rear panel, shelf wear and two chips at the rear panel."

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