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        God Rest You, Merry Gentlemen

      House of Books NY: House of Books, 1933. First edition, limited to 300 copies. This rather grim tale appeared again later the same year, slightly revised and censored, in Hemingway's collection "Winner Take Nothing." Light fading to spine of red cloth boards, else near fine.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers ]
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        Bulletin hebdomadaire de Police Criminelle [Reliure des n° 1340 à 1365, juillet à décembre 1933]

      Police Criminelle 1933 Fort volume en reliure toilée réunissant les n° 1340 (3 juillet 1933) à 1365 (25 décembre 1933) du Bulletin hebdomadaire de Police Criminelle. Ensemble d'environ 800pp. [les bulletins font de 23 à 45pp. chacun]. Une étiquette imprimée avec les références collée au dos. La reliure est très usagée, les bulletins en bon état. Nombreuses annotations. Rarissime documentation d'archives policières. Ces bulletins étaient évidemment à usage professionnel et interne. L'anthropométrie triomphait dans la lutte contre le crime. Toute une vision morale se révèle dans cette littérature administrative : « fréquente les milieux algériens », « délit de vagabondage ». Les signes particuliers sont l'objet de descriptions minutieuses : « poitrine développée, emploie de la poudre de riz couleur ocre » ; « porte généralement des culottes bouffantes et des leggins » ; « verrue à la joue droite, cicatrice de furoncle au poignet gauche » ; « tête très allongée » ; « accoutrement genre artiste lunette en écaille, couleur blonde ». Dans les demandes de recherches : une femme qui « se présente dans les établissements religieux, munie de recommandation provenant de la supérieure d'un couvent. Elle demande des renseignements, pour sa s?ur, dit-elle, qui veut être religieuse, puis se dit très contrariée, car venue dans la localité pour y faire des achats, elle a perdu la somme d'agent que sa mère lui avait remise pour payer les fournisseurs. Elle accepte l'offre d'argent qui peut lui être faite, promettant de rembourser quelques jours après, mais ne reparaît plus. » : une troupe de danseurs et danseuses ambulants connue sous le nom de « Lee-Thung Foo » Chaque n° comprend une table alphabétique des individus répertoriés ; de nombreuses pages d'individus recherchés, avec leur description anthropométrique et une ou deux photos, leur date et lieu de naissance, parfois le motif de la recherche, des renseignements pour identification ; des demandes de recherches ; des listes de bijoux et objets volés (parfois avec photos) ; des avis de cessations de recherches ; la table alphabétique des individus compris au B.P.C. Ce bulletin était adressé gratuitement à Messieurs les procureurs généraux, Procureurs de la République, Juges d'instruction, Commissaires de Police, Commandants de Brigades de gendarmerie, Directeurs de Maisons centrales, Surveillants-Chefs de Maison d'arrêt, en Elgérie et en Tunisie. Cette reliure a appartenu au Commissariat général de la ville d'Orléans, qui y apposa son tampon en première page de chaque bulletin. (sw) Satisfaisant couverture rigide Edition originale

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        Marlborough, His Life and Times, full set of finely bound British first editions

      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 final volume was published on the eve of the Second World War.  "To understand the Churchill of the Second World War, the majestic blending of his commanding English with historical precedent, one has to read Marlborough."  (Richard Langworth, A Connoisseur's Guide to the Works of Sir Winston Churchill). The first edition of Marlborough was originally issued in four volumes between 1933 and 1938.  Here is an excellent full set of four first edition, first printings sumptuously bound by the renowned Bayntun-Riviere bindery of Bath, England.  The binding is half pebble-grain crimson morocco over red cloth boards.  Features include raised spine bands, ruled panels, decorated compartments, leather corners, gilt ruled transitions, gilt top edges, head and foot bands, and marbled endpapers.  Spine presentation is spectacular.  The binding is in excellent, nearly as-new condition, showing only a few tiny corner bumps and a tiny scratch or two on the leather.  The contents are worthy of the binding, being crisp, clean, bright and tight - and clearly never read.  All maps, plans, and illustrations are present and pristine.  There is no spotting whatsoever and no inscriptions or previous ownership markings of any kind.  The gilt top edges remain bright and the fore edges are unusually bright as well, with none of the usual toning.  The sole flaw detected is some minor staining on the fore edges of Volumes III and IV, which does not affect the text margins.  Please note that this large, heavy set may require additional shipping costs. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A97.1.a, Woods/ICS A40(aa), Langworth p.166.

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        Alien Corn

      Charles Scribner's Sons New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1933. First. First edition. Fine without dustwrapper. Warmly Inscribed by the author. A relatively short running but important play which featured Katharine Cornell and Luther Adler in the original Broadway run. Very scarce signed -- Howard died in a farm accident in 1939. He was awarded a posthumous Academy Award for his screenplay for Gone With the Wind (making him the first writer to win both a screenplay Oscar and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama). .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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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'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' 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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        The 'Pop-up' Silly Symphonies

      NY: Blue Ribbon, (1933). First edition. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. Pictorial paper boards. Four large, colorful pop-ups. Full color endpapers. Text illustrations in black and cream. Original colorfully printed boards. The four large pop-ups are in fine condition. There is some age-browning to the boards, and both corners are bumped, but this is a very good copy. With the scarce pictorial dustwrapper, also lightly age-browned else in very good condition. Overall, a nice copy of this early Disney work.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        Nightmares - a Collection of Uneasy Tales --- Creeps Series ( High Tide; Escape; Binkie; Hangman's Cottage; Headless Leper; The Happy Dancers; Haunted Bungalow; End of the Holiday; Is it True?; The Curse; The Whimpus; The Woollen Helmet )

      London: Philip Allan, 1933, 1st Edition, 1st Printing -----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy with just a wee bit of very light wear and a bit of age toning to paper, in a chipped and torn but largely intact, attractive dustjacket, some old tape repairs to verso of the jacket (no show through to the front ), nice vintage cover art, a true rarity in dustjacket, this contains: High Tide by Gaskell; The Escape by Rathio; Binkie by Tibbett; Hangman's Cottage by Murray; The Headless Leper by Cowles (1st book appearance); The Happy Dancers by Charles Lloyd ( Birkin ); The Haunted Bungalow by Milne; End of the Holiday by Chappell; Is it True? by Converse; The Curse by Aggett; The Whimpus by Robbins; The Woollen Helmet by Erroll, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Good. Illus. by Uncredited Cover Art.

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup]
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        Mickey Mouse in King Arthur's Court

      Blue Ribbon Books 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 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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      , Bruxelles, Librairie Nationale d'Art et d'Histoire, 1933 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: Antiquariaat Erik Tonen]
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        Hopitaux Sanatoria - Cliniques - Maison de Santé - Maison de Retraite

      Editions Albert Morancé 1933 Extrait de l'Architecture Vivante

      [Bookseller: Di Mano in Mano]
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        THE ROYAL LIVERPOOL GOLF CLUB A History 1869-1932. With a foreword by Bernard Darwin.

      Hardcover. No dust-wrapper. 310 pages. Illustrated with black & white plates, and four plans, one of which is folding. Original green cloth, gilt. Octavo. First edition. Two pages are browned from press cuttings; else a very good copy.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        Histoire des colonies françaises et de l'expansion de la France dans le monde ( 6 tomes -complet ) : 1. Introduction générale - L'Amérique ; 2. L'Algérie ; 3. Le Maroc, la Tunisie, la Syrie ; 4. Afrique occidentale française, Afrique équatoriale française, la côte des Somalis ; 5. L'Inde - L'Indochine ; 6. Madagascar, les Comores, les îles de France et de Bourbon, le Pacifique français, les Français dans l'Afrique du sud - Conclusion générale

      6 vol. in-4 rel. demi-chagrin vert, dos à 5 nerfs, couv. conservées, ill. noir et blanc, qques pl. couleurs, Société de l'Histoire nationale - Librairie Plon, les petits-fils de Plon et Nourrit, Paris, 1929 à 1934, 630, 547, 604, 609, 598, 583 pp. Très bel exemplaire (qques lég. frott. sur couv, très bon état par ailleurs, avec intérieur bien frais. Prix pour l'ensemble. Poids de 14,2 Kg Français

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        IL FASCINO DELL'EGITTO Autografo e dedica

      Mondadori 1933Rara prima edizione con Firma autografa e dedica di Marinetti.Brossura cm 19 x 14 , pagine 178,velina originale dell'epoca, in perfette condizioni generali.LVRS01

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        Chartes du Forez antérieures au XIVe siècle. (24 Tomes en 32 Volumes - Complet) Tomes 1 et 2 : Pièces n° 1 à 300 - Préface, carte du Forez et table des pièces 1 à 300 - Tome 3 : Pièces n° 301 à 450 - Tome IV : Pièces 451 à 600 et Table des Noms des pièces 301 à 600 - Tome V : Pièces 601 à 720 - Tome VI : Pièces 721 à 850 - Tome VII : Pièces 851 à 905 - Tome VIII : Pièces 906 à 910 - Tome IX : Pièces 911 à 1050 - [ Tome X ] Tables des pièces 1 à 1050 - Tome XI : Pièces 1051 à 1150 - Tome XII : Pièces 1151 à 1200 - Tome XIII : Chartes n° 1201 à 1232 - Tome XIV : Chartes 1233 à 1254 - Tome XV : Les dîmes en Forez. Joint : Les Neumes en Forez. En marge du Tome XV - Tome XVI : Chartes n° 1255 à 1283 - - Tome XVII : Charte n° 1284 - Tome XVIII : Chartes figurant dans les Cartulaires de Savigny et de Cluny (avec : ) Chartes figurant dans les cartulaires de Cluny (avec : ) Album de photographies d'originaux accompagnant le tome XVIII ( avec : ) En marge du T. XVIII Le cartulaire de l'aumônerie de Savigny - Tome XIX : Chartes 1763 à 1775 - [ Tome XX ] : Tables III par Perroy et IV par Gonon - Tome XXI : Chartes 1285 à 1434 - Tome XXII : Chartes 1435 à 1557 - Tome XXIII : Chartes 1558 à 1686 - Tome XXIV : Tables des Chartes 1251 à 1686

      Protat 1933 24 Tomes en 32 volumes reliés, brochés ou en feuillets : Tomes 1 et 2 : Pièces n° 1 à 300, Protat, Macon, 1933 en 2 vol. in-4 reliure mobile de l'éditeur / Préface, carte du Forez et table des pièces 1 à 300 en 1 vol. in-4 relié demi-percaline éditeur, Prôtat, Macon, 1933 / Tome 3 : Pièces n° 301 à 450, en 1 vol. in-4 reliure mobile de l'éditeur / Tome IV : Pièces 451 à 600 et Table des Noms des pièces 301 à 600, en 1 vol. in-4 reliure mobile de l'éditeur, Prôtat, Macon, 1935 / Tome V : Pièces 601 à 720 en 1 vol. in-4 reliure mobile de l'éditeur, Prôtat, Macon, 1936 / Tome VI : Pièces 721 à 850 en 1 vol. in-4 reliure mobile de l'éditeur, Prôtat, Macon, 1937 / Tome VII : Pièces 851 à 905 en 1 vol. in-4 reliure mobile de l'éditeur, Prôtat, Macon, 1938 / Tome VIII : Pièces 906 à 910 en 1 vol. in-4 reliure mobile de l'éditeur, Prôtat, Macon, 1942 / Tome IX : Pièces 911 à 1050 en 1 vol. in-4 en feuillets sous reliure cartonné de l'éditeur, Prôtat, Macon, 1943 / [ Tome X ] Tables des pièces 1 à 1050, par Perroy et Marguerite Gonon en 2 vol. in-4 br., Protat Frères, Macon, 1944 / Tome XI : Pièces 1051 à 1150, en 1 vol. in-4 en feuillets sous reliure cartonné de l'éditeur, Prôtat, Macon, 1948 / Tome XII : Pièces 1151 à 1200 en 1 vol. in-4, Protat, Mâcon, 1950 / Tome XIII : Chartes n° 1201 à 1232, Protat, Mâcon, 1954 / Tome XIV : Chartes 1233 à 1254 en 1 vol. in-4 en feuillet sous couv. brochée, Protat, Mâcon, 1955 / Tome XV : Les dîmes en Forez. Joint : Les Neumes en Forez. En marge du Tome XV, en 2 vol. in-4 br., Protat, Mâcon, 1957 et 1960 / Tome XVI : Chartes n° 1255 à 1283, en 1 vol. in-4 br., Protat, Mâcon, 1962 / Tome XVII : Charte n° 1284, en 1 vol. in-4 br., Protat, Mâcon, 1962 / Tome XVIII : Chartes figurant dans les Cartulaires de Savigny et de Cluny (avec : ) Chartes figurant dans les cartulaires de Cluny (avec : ) Album de photographies d'originaux accompagnant le tome XVIII ( avec : ) En marge du T. XVIII Le cartulaire de l'aumônerie de Savign, l'ensemble en 4 vol. in-4 br., Audin, Lyon, Dumas, Saint-Etienne, 1965 et 1966 / Tome XIX : Chartes 1763 à 1775, en 1 vol. in-4 br., Dumas, Saint-Etienne, 1969 / [ Tome XX ] : Tables III par Perroy et IV par Gonon, en 2 vol. in-4 br., Protat, Mâcon, 1969-1970 / Tome XXI : Chartes 1285 à 1434, en 1 vol. in-4 br., Klincksieck, 1973 / Tome XXII : Chartes 1435 à 1557, en 1 vol. in-4 br., Klincksieck, 1975 / Tome XXIII : Chartes 1558 à 1686, en 1 vol. in-4 br., Klincksieck, 1978 / Tome XXIV : Tables des Chartes 1251 à 1686, Klincksieck, Paris, 1980 Très rare ensemble parfaitement complet du tome 1 au tome 24. Bon ensemble (certains volumes dédicacés, qq. frott. sur couv.) Français

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        Down and Out in Paris and London

      Victor Gollancz 1933 Opera prima dell'Autore Molto buono (Very Good)

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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        OF THEE I SING. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin

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

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        The Farmer's Year. A Calendar of English Husbandry. Written and Engraved by...

      London: Collins, 1933.. First edition, oblong folio, (vi), 54, (2) pp. 12 full page wood engravings and 7 vignettes plus initial letters. Original gilt titled green cloth, some marks and fading to the edges, lower cover with a damp stain, some bubbling to the rear paste down as a result, d.w. with loss to the lower edge of the upper wrapper and a closed tear to the same, some browning and light edge wear.

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        " WALLS OF GOLD" BY KATHLEEN NORRIS ... SCREEN PLAY BY ... [wrapper title]

      Hollywood: Fox Film Corp. 27 July28 August 1933. Hollywood: Fox Film Corp., 27 July - 28 August 1933.. 96 leaves. Quarto. Mimeographed typescript, printed on rectos only. Bradbound in studio wrappers. Overlap edges and spine covering of wrappers a bit snagged and torn, relevant annotations on upper wrapper, very good. An unspecified draft of this screenplay by Cole, based on an adaptation of Norris's novel by Edmond Seward and Wallace Sullivan. A pencil list on the upper wrapper indicates the dates at which revisions were incorporated over the span noted above. Kenneth MacKenna directed the October 1933 release, starring Sally Eilers, Norman Foster, et al. Cole was one of the cofounders of the Screen Writers Guild, and in 1934 joined the CPA. Like his other colleagues known as the "Hollywood Ten," Cole refused to cooperate with the HUAC in 1947, was sentenced to a year in prison and a fine, and was placed on the Blacklist. He continued to work sporadically under pennames, and his last major film, BORN FREE, was so credited. WALLS OF GOLD is the third writing credit ascribed to him by the IMDB. Scarce.

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        Original Typescript of "Tribute to a Hero"

      1933. 23 pages, carbon typescript, with approximately three dozen changes made in Cain's hand, and more than a dozen additional small variations between this text and the published version. Published in American Mercury in November 1933, "Tribute to a Hero," is an autobiographical piece about the Cain family following the father's 1903 job change from St. John's College at Annapolis to Washington College at Chestertown, MD, and the culture shock that ensued from this move to a "hick place" from one of "smartness, competence, and class," a state of affairs that was partially redeemed by the actions of "a great man" (with an assist from Cain's father) on the occasion of a Washington College-Maryland Agricultural College football game. Published the year before his first novel, The Postman Always Rings Twice (and following Our Government in 1930, nonfiction based on Cain's column for New York World). Called "one of Cain's finest essays" by David Madden in James M. Cain: Hard-Boiled Mythmaker. Carbon paper a bit yellowed, some pencil rubbing, not affecting text; near fine. An early manuscript of a boyhood epiphany by a writer who gained a place in the literary pantheon for his famous first novel, which is still considered one of the high spots of American hard-boiled fiction. .

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        Miroir a deux faces.

      Paris: Le Divan, printed by Aimé Jourde, 1933. With a vignette on the title, which is repeated on the wrapper, and 18 original lithographic illustr. in colour + 15 full-page original lithographs in colour all by L. Cappiello, printed by Lucien Serre + an extra volume with the 15 original full-page lithographs in 6 to 9 states, in all 115 original lithographs. Loose leaves in orig. wrappers. In marbled folder, frontcover loose. In slipcase.. Enclosed 2 pages of the authors original manuscript, starting on page 44 and ending on page 46. Only printed in 80 copies of which this is number VII of 20 copies printed on "Japon Nacré a la forme". The justification du tirage neither mention the extra volume with the 115 lithographs nor the two pages of the manuscript. Monod 1755, who states that the total edition is 100 copies of which 20 should be accompanied by an extra volume "avec suit sous volume séparé"

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

      Faber, London, 1933.. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 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.

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        Le corset dans l´art et les moeurs du XIIIe au XXe siècle. Lettre-préface de Louis Barthou de l´Académie française.

      Paris, F. Libron, 1933. Frontispiece + V + 170 s. + 34 svartvita planscher i anslutning till texten + 8 faksimil + 40 planscher, varav 12 i färg, i avslutande opaginerad planschdel. Dessutom teckningar i texten. Helskinnband med fem upphöjda bind och helt guldsnitt. Stort format: 31,5 X 28 cm. Frampärmen med fläckad rand och enstaka fläckar. Bakpärmen och ryggen har också fläckar.. Complete with all plates, 34 + 40 (whereof 12 in colour) + 8 facsimiles. Full calf

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        Winner Take Nothing

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933. Hardcover, Near Fine, Fair. "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: Near Fine, clean boards and spine, soft shelf wear, spine very mildly rolled, clean pages, tight spine, a few light spots at the endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, 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, chipping and tears, paper loss at the jacket spine, tears with tape repair at the folds of the jacket spine."

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        To A God Unknown

      New York: Robert O. Ballou, 1933. First American Edition. First Issue. Octavo (19.5cm); bound in light green cloth stamped in gilt on the spine, all edges trimmed, with a black topstain; dustjacket; 325pp. Front right corners lightly tapped but still sharp, upper foreedges slightly sunned, with some minor offset from jacket onto the spine; a tight, Near Fine copy. The dustjacket is bright and unfaded, with a few pinpoint rubs to the front corner tips and crown of the spine, white spine lettering imperceptibly toned, with three tiny edge tears and an old cellotape stain on the verso of the rear panel; Near Fine. Laid into this copy is a small promotional pamphlet issued by the publisher for Steinbeck's previous novel 'The Pastures of Heaven,' an uncommon ephemeral item we have seen just once before. A pleasing copy of Steinbeck's third book, with none of the usual rubbing or fading to the spine ends. Quite scarce, with a small first printing of just 598 copies. GOLDSTONE & PAYNE A3.a.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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        To a God Unknown (First Edition)

      New York: Robert A. Ballou, 1933. First Edition. First Edition. One of 598 copies printed. & & Near Fine and unread in a dust jacket that is Fine but for some light chipping at the crown (titling not affected). A minute bit of toning at the top of the backstrip, in the same spot. An exceptionally bright, fresh example. In a custom quarter-leather clamshell box.& & Goldstone and Payne A3a. Morrow 48. Ahearn APG 003a.

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        Schalmei vom Schelmenried. Bibliophile, nummerierte Ausgabe: Nr. 22 von 250 handsignierten Exemplaren mit 22 handkolorierten Zeichnungen von Alfred Kubin.

      5 ungez. Blatt, 89,1 S. 2 Blatt. Or.-Pappband mit "Japanparierüberzug" und einer Deckelvign. Kl.4to. EA. Raabe 263,6. Das leere Vorsatzblatt sauber, fast unsichtbar abgetrennt. Der helle Einband ein wenig fingerfleckig, Rücken lichtgebräunt, Ecken unten, sowie Kapital oben ein w. durchgerieben bzw. rissig. Vorderer Buchdeckel "japanpapierbedingt" ein wenig berieben. Noch gutes Exemplar.

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        The Outermost House

      Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc. Garden City 1933, c1928. Reprint of 1933 Very good in dark blue cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine and the same on the front board which is quite bright and clean. The top edge is trimmed with a light blue-gray stain and the other edges of the text block are untrimmed. A small octavo measuring 8" by 5 1/2" with a small closed tear to the cloth at the head of the spine. The hinges and joints remain tight and strong. Without its very scarce issued dust jacket. Signed and inscribed on the first free end page: "To Harold and Helen Arnold | from a grateful newcomer | to the Isles of Shoals | Henry Beston". Also, tipped on to the fly title page is an original, 4" by 2 1/3", black and white photograph of the author standing in shorts, sport coat and tie at the corner of a stone structure with waves breaking in the distance. Sub-titled: "A year of life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod" is the treasured, natural history classic narrative of Beston's year-long stay at the "Fo'castle" (a small, two-room cottage overlooking the beach facing the Atlantic Ocean). In 1959 Beston gave his little cabin and surrounding acreage to the Massachusetts Audubon Society. In 1964 to honor Beston and his book the cabin was dedicated a National Literary Landmark. 222 pages of text and illustrated with 31 black and white photographic plates by William A. Bradford and others. Laid-in at the rear of the book is a color 1985 postcard of the Outermost House, Nauset Beach, Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Our code number = TB26213

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        Paris de Nuit

      Paris: Edition Arts et Metiers Graphiques Paris: Edition Arts et Métiers Graphiques, 1933. Bit creased at the edges, especially along the bottom; a very good copy in spiral-bound photo-illustrated wrappers.. 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).

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      Fine Arts Press, Santa Ana , 1933. Near fine, small book plate on inside front cover. 14 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches, 249 pages, dark tan boards with lighter tan cloth spine, spine label to match boards, title and illustration stamped in gold on upper board, This is a stellar copy of a book generally found with considerable wear due to the fragility of the binding materials. The book does not state a limitation, but 500 copies were printed (Curtiss, Thomas E. Williams and the Fine Arts Press, number 9). Includes 5 multicolored linoleum cuts by Jean Goodwin, a drawing of Mission San Juan Capistrano by Goodwin (after an 1887 photograph), and a multicolored chart. For Goodwin, see Hughes, Artists in California 1786-1940 (third edition, volume 1, page 443).

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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. .

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        History of the Indian Tribes of North America; with biographical sketches and anecdotes of the principal chiefs [Volumes I and III only]

      Edinburgh: John Grant. Very Good+ in Very Good dj. 1933; 1934. New edition. Hardcover. NOISBN . [just a bit of shelfwear and light bumping to bottom edges/corners, one-time owner's rubber-stamped signature on front pastedowns (both volumes); jackets are uniformly age-toned (somewhat more at spines), with general soiling and some wrinkling along the top edges, but with no tears or chips]. (2 photogravure ports.; 72 color plates; 2 maps) Regrettably incomplete set (Volumes I and III only; Volume II is not present) of this classic work, originally published in three folio volumes issued in 1836, 1838 and 1844. The introduction to this "New Edition," by editor Hodge, presents an account of the creation of the original work (including much biographical information about the authors) and an extensive bibliographical discussion of numerous editions that followed, in particular the history of the work's most notable feature: the color portraits of many Native Americans, primarily tribal chiefs. Because the portraits, which hung originally at the War Department and later at the Smithsonian Institution, had been painted from life (and predated the widespread use of photography), in many instances they represent the only existing images of their subjects; and because most of the originals were destroyed in the 1865 Smithsonian fire, only the published reproductions remain. This edition contained 123 color plates in all, of which 72 are present in the two volumes on offer, as are the two color maps, at the end of Volume III. .

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        Steinlen, Theophile-Alexandre. [Lecomte, George]. CHATS ET AUTRES BÊTES. Signé / Signed

      Paris: Rey, 1933 Steinlen, Theophile-Alexandre. [Lecomte, George]. CHATS ET AUTRES BÊTES. Signé/Signed. Paris: Rey, 1933. Dessins inédits de Steinlen [illustrator]. Half brown morocco over marbled paper covered boards, four raised bands, gilt-stamped spine titles, matching marbled endpapers. Covers bound in. A one page Steinlen ALS tipped to the front free endpaper in fine condition: "Voulez-vous vendredi? / Cher Monsieur Vauxcelles à n'importe quel moment de la matinée je serai très heureux de vous voir en compagnie de votre ami Borchardt / Très cordialement à vous, / Steinlen". Trans. "Is Friday alright? / Dear Mr. Vauxcelles at any moment in the morning I will be very happy to see you together with your friend Borchardt / Yours very cordially / Steinlen". 19 black & white plates of Steinlen’s superb feline illustrations with 150 in-text designs. One of 545 numbered examples on Vélin. One of 500 copies on Vélin de Rives with an extra suite of plates limited to 50 copies only. A beautiful, unique example in very fine condition. 19 planches hors texte et 150 dessins en noir, in texte, reproduits en facsimilé, par Barry. Tirage à 545 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin. un des 500 vélin de rives. On joint une suite des illustrations, sur vélin à la forme, tirée uniquement à 50 exemplaires.. Signed by Illustrator. 1st Edition. Illus. by Steinlen.

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        Vorlesungen zur Einführung in die Psychoanalyse.(Widmungsexemplar der Lizenzausgabe)

      "Kl.8°. 523 Seiten, 4 Blatt. Blauer Originalleinenband. ""Frau R. Freund Ihr ergebener Freud 5.XII.1933"" Roszi Freund war eine Patientin Freuds und die zweite Frau von Anton von Freund, dem ungarischen Bierbrauer und Mäzenen, dessen maßgebliche Unterstützung die Gründung des Internationalen Psychoanalytischen Verlages ermöglichte. Am 24.9.1917 schrieb Freud an Ferenczi: "Gegenwärtig komponiere ich einen dritten Beitrag zum Liebesleben: Das Tabu der Virginität und die sexuelle Hörigkeit (auf Roszi Fr.[eund] beruhend). Sie sehen, es ist mir nichts zu klein." Einbandrücken lichtbedingt ausgeblichen, Buchblock etwas schiefgelesen. "

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        Novelas Ejemplares. [Printed on cork]

      Barcelona: Editorial Orbis, 1933. Two octavo volumes. (17), 104; (5), 199, (1)pp, numbered and mostly printed on rectos only. One of 200 copies. Printed entirely on leaves of cork and bound in leather-backed, cork-covered boards. The text is based on the edition by Juan Suné Benages and includes "La Gitanilla," "Riconete y Cortadillo," "La Ilustre Fregona," "El Casamiento Engañoso," and "Coloquio de los Perros." Three earlier editions of Don Quixote were printed on cork in Catalonia in 1905, 1906, and 1907. Printed in red and black and designed by Antonio Saló. Housed in a custom-made cloth-lined case. Only three institutional copies recorded. Half-title in volume two torn, hook for one of the two clasps on the box is missing. Still a very fine set of this rare, fragile, attractively designed and printed edition.

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        Letters from T. E. Shaw to Bruce Rogers

      Mount Vernon, NY: Bruce Rogers,, 1933-6. [together with;] More Letters from T. E. Shaw to Bruce Rogers. 2 volumes octavo. Original brown cloth, title gilt to the spines. Spines perhaps a touch sunned, front endpapers of both a little discoloured from clippings no longer present, small roughened patches to the front pastedowns where a label has been removed, but overall very good indeed. First and only editions, the first-named one of 200, the second one of 300 copies. Both inscribed by Rogers to his friend and confidante Henry L. Bullen, the librarian of the Typographic Library and Museum of the American Type Founders Company. The first volume was printed by William Edwin Rudge from type set by Bertha M. Goudy, the second set and printed by Rogers himself, "this short collection of … letters [was] issued privately … Many of the copies are signed by Rogers who apparently gave them as gifts. The letters are for the most part those written by Lawrence during the period he was translating The Odyssey and are of major importance in relation to that work … Most of the letters are not contained in The Letters of T.E. Lawrence" (O'Brien).

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        Montagnola. Tuschzeichnung aquarelliert.

      24 x 32 cm, Unter etwas stockfleckigem Passepartout montiert. Blatt minimal stockfleckig. Auf dem Blatt rechts unten signiert: « Böhmer 33». Auf Passepartout handschriftlich: «Seinem lieben Carl Seelig herzlich zugeschrieben. Montagnola, Frühling 1939.» Gunter Böhmer (1911-1986), deutscher Maler, Zeichner und Buch-Illustrator. 1933 folgte Böhmer einer Einladung Hermann Hesses nach Montagnola (Tessin) und nahm Wohnung in der Casa Camuzzi, die bis zu seinem Tode sein Hauptwohnsitz bleiben sollte. Carl Seelig (1894-1962), Schweizer Schriftsteller und Mäzen. Am bekanntesten wurde er als Freund, Förderer und Vormund Robert Walsers und als erster Biograf Albert Einsteins.

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        Die neue Stadt. Eine Monatsschrift. Jahrgang 1933/1934, 1. Heft: Sonderheft Zürich.

      4°, 32 S., 55 Textabb., Brosch., Umschlag etw. fleckig, Randriss in V.deckel oben, Rücken knickspurig, oben durchgeh. etw. wasserfleckig u. -wellig. EA. Enth.: Material des IV. Internationalen Kongresses für Neues Bauen; Historische Entwicklung der Stadt, Wandlungen des Stadtbildes; Statistik der Bevölkerung; Wohnverhältnisse; Wohnungs- und Siedlungsbau; Geschäfts- und Kommunalbauten, Neuer Hausrat [d. i.: S. Giedion: Wohnbedarf Zürich]; Kirchenbau und moderne Architektur; Brief eines jungen deutschen Architekten [d. i. Max Cetto] an Dr. Goebbels; Bevorstehende Kongresse.

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        Grossstadt - Bilder.

      Gr.8°, 2 Textbl., 10 Orig.-Linolschnitte., Kart.- Mappe., Orig.-Mappe (unbedruckt) min beschmutzt, tadellos Selten! Meffert lebte damals in der Schweiz im Exil und nahm zum Schutz vor der Fremdenpolizei den Namen Clément Moreau an. Diese Mappe mit 10 Linolschnitten wurde in einer Auflage von 850 Ex. gedruckt. Sie wurde zum Weihnachstsfest 1933 ausschliesslich an die Vertrauensleute der Büchergilde verteilt. Ein Blatt voll signiert und jedes weitere Blatt handschriftlich monogrammiert. 8 der Schnitte wurden dem Buch «Berliner Novellen» von Bernard Brentano, entnommen.

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        Eloges de la Cuisine Franaise. Presentation de Sacha Guitry

      Paris: L'Edition d'Art H. Piazza, 1933. Quarto, 444 pages. Illustrated with designs and ornaments by Pierre Courtois. First edition. Nignon was chef to the Tsar, and to the Austrian Emperor, before cooking at the grand Parisian Restaurant Larue. This is one of the great expressions of French cooking between the wars. In original taupe wrappers, printed in black, green and silver, with a small paper repair to the foot of the spine and a bit of wear to head of spine. A tiny bit of foxing internally, otherwise fine. [Bitting, page 273; Cagle 363; Oberle 279

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        TOM'S A-COLD

      London: Macmillan and Co. Limited London: Macmillan and Co., Limited,. 1933. original green cloth, black paper label stamped in gold affixed at head of spine panel, "Macmillan" imprint stamped in gold at tail of spine panel.. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with light shelf wear at head. and tail of spine panel, several minor restorations with colored inks. (some bleed through on inner surface), light age-darkening, mostly to. spine panel, and clipped price. Much more attractive than it sounds.. (#21969). First edition. Issued later in the U.S. as FULL CIRCLE (1933). "... a mordant story of civilization in a society struggling to rebuild after a catastrophic war. Set in England, this book set the tone for countless post-atomic holocaust stories ... Well written and literate, it still retains great interest." - Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 3-13. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-23. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 175. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 63. Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 151. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 35. Negley, Utopian Literature: A Bibliography 1333. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516- 1985, p. 197. Bleiler (1978), p. 46. Reginald 03192.

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        Gas-House McGinty

      Vanguard Press New York: Vanguard Press. 1933. First. First edition. Fine in very good dustwrapper with some chipping at the extremities. Farrell's second novel. Signed by the author. Working-class life in Chicago gets a gritty, hardboiled treatment from the author of the Studs Lonigan trilogy, who here focuses on the travails of the title character, a dispatcher for the Continental Express Company. .

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        Two Poems

      The Modern Editions Press New York: The Modern Editions Press. [circa 1933]. First. First edition. Cover by Max Axe. (3)pp. String tied paper wraps. Two inch split along the spine, closed tear and a few chips, very good. Two poems, "Style" and "Saint Cloud," from Peggy Guggenheim's first husband. A rare poetry production, Pamphlet 6 in the series that also produced Paul Bowles's first published book, Two Poems. Five copies listed in OCLC. .

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        The Writings of Rafael Sabatini (Volumes 1-29)

      Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co.. 1924-1933. Autograph Edition. 29 volumes (the publisher continued to add titles annually, this set lacks the final five volumes issued from 1934-1937). Tan papercovered boards with red cloth backstrips and spine labels, without dustwrappers as issued (not to be confused with the publisher's Definitive Edition, which had jackets but was smaller in size and unsigned). A few volumes slightly bumped (near fine) and the the spinal extremities of three volumes torn and frayed (good), all other volumes about fine, overall a very good or better set. Copy number 418 of 750 numbered copies of this first uniform edition, Signed by Sabatini in the first volume. In addition, although uncalled for, the first volume of this set also has a tipped-in manuscript page (usually found only in the green morocco bound copies). The manuscript page is from his early biography The Life of Cesare Borgia, published in 1912. Knight & Darley B1. .

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      William Heinemann Ltd London: William Heinemann Ltd, (1933). First Edition. Hardcover. Slight fraying along the rear edge of the spine. Very Good, lacking the dustwrapper, with a fine presentation. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper to actor Rex Harrison: "For/Rex/from/Willie/W. Somerset Maugham." Harrison's most famous role was as Professor Henry Higgins in MY FAIR LADY. In 1990 he was appearing on Broadway in THE CIRCLE by Maugham, opposite Glynis Johns, when he fell ill. It was discovered that he had pancreatic cancer but had been unaware of it, and he died peacefully three weeks later at the age of 82.

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        The Collected Poems of Hart Crane

      Liveright Publishing Corporation New York: Liveright Publishing Corporation. (1933). First. First edition, limited issue. Edited with an Introduction by Waldo Frank. Slight sunning and soiling, still near fine, without dustwrapper. One of 50 press numbered copies for the friends of Hart Crane, this is copy number 58, putting the actual limitation in some doubt. Nevertheless, uncommon. .

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        Portrait photograph of Kitty Carlisle as the Prince in "Fledermaus"

      New York november 1 1933 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")

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        THE PAINTED VEIL...DIALOGUE CONTINUITY...[(sic)wrapper title]

      Culver City: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios 8 November 1933. Culver City: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, 8 November 1933.. 127 leaves. Quarto. Mimeographed typescript, printed on rectos only. Bradbound in mimeographed studio wrappers, with paper label. A few short, creased tears at edge of upper wrapper near brads, corner from filing label torn away, otherwise an unusually nice copy. Labeled a "Dialogue Continuity" script (denoted a "Complete" "Vault Copy" via rubberstamps on upper wrapper), but in fact, an actual shooting script of this adaptation of Maugham's 1925 novel. The 1934 release, directed by Richard Boleslawski, starred Greta Garbo, Jean Hersholt, Herbert Marshall, et al. Although Viertel and Fitzgerald were given collaborative screen credit for the adaptation, this script acknowledges only Meehan, and the date above is assigned in the denotation that the script had been okayed by Hunt Stomberg, the producer, on that date.

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