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        Schweizer Exlibris bis zum Jahre 1900

      Zurich, Schweizer Bibliophilen Gesellschaft, 1933-1937. Two volumes (32 × 24 cm), I: viii, 403 pp. II: xii, 432 pp., 135 plates, 38 plates showing heraldic outlines. Uniformly bound in publisher's beige cloth. - A catalogue of more than 8000 Swiss bookplates, compiled by a prominent collector whose own collection is now in the University Library of Basel. Edition limited to 600 copies (this is no. 52 of 225 numbered copies distributed to the Société Suisse des bibliophiles). ¶ From the auction sale of the Handbibliothek L'Art Ancien, Zürich, conducted by F. Zisska & R. Kistner, Munich, 27-28 March 1984, lot 462. Spines lettered in pencil (A-L, M-Z); otherwise a fine, unmarked copy.

      [Bookseller: Robin Halwas | Rare Books]
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        CENTRAL VEREIN ZEITUNG. BLÄTTER FÜR DEUTSCHTUM UND JUDENTUM : ORGAN DES CENTRAL-VEREINS DEUTSCHER STAATSBÜRGER JÜDISCHEN GLAUBENS. VOL XII, NR 32 (AUG 10, 1933)- VOL XIII, NR 52 (DEC 28 1934). UNBROKEN RUN OF 72 WEEKLY ISSUES FROM THE BEGINNING OF THE NAZI PERIOD

      Berlin : Central-Verein,(1933-34). 1st edition. Period cloth. Large Foilo (Full size newspaper), generally 8 pages per issue. Loaded with photos. The Central Verein Zeitung ran 17 volumes before being shut down following Kristallnacht in November of 1938. "The Centralverein deutscher Staatsbürger jüdischen Glaubens...(Central Association of German Citizens of Jewish Faith) was founded by German Jewish intellectuals on 26 March 1893 in Berlin, with the intention of opposing the rise of antisemitism in the German Empire....The CV's aim was to unify German citizens of Jewish faith, to fight for the Jews' rights as citizens and to combat rising antisemitism. Commitment to the German Nation was an important part of the CV's agenda - the members saw themselves primarily as German citizens with their own religion. Consequently, the CV repudiated Zionism.Beginning in 1922, the CV published a weekly newspaper, called 'C.V.-Zeitung' (C.V.-Newspaper) and continued fighting the rising antisemitic threat. Through publications and conversations with the President of Germany Paul von Hindenburg and economic leaders the CV tried to call attention to the threat. In 1926 there were approximately 60,000 members.In 1928 the 'Büro Wilhelmstrasse' (Wilhelmstrasse Office) was created with instrumental support of Alfred Wiener. It documented Nazi activities and issued anti-Nazi materials until 1933, when Hitler came to power. During the Nazi era, the CV was forced to change its name several times. From 1936 onwards it was called 'Jüdischer Central Verein' (Jewish Central Association). After the Kristallnacht (Night of Broken Glass or November Pogrom) in 1938 the CV had to stop publishing its newspaper and the association was prohibited a short time later" (Wikipedia, 2017). Though microfilms/digital exist, hardcopies are scarce, with OCLC listing only the National Library of Sweden with holdings. Paper brown and fragile as expected, especially at outer margins, but paper remains usable and displayable. Binding likewise remains solid. Good Condition thus. (Ger-60-1)

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
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        Down and Out in Paris and London

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1933. Cloth. Very Good. A solid, very presentable copy of the 1933 true 1st edition of George Orwell's first published sustained work. A very important first book and a major achievement in the 20th century literature of poverty. Tight and VG in its dark cloth, with bright, still-crisp titling along the spine. Very light soiling to the panels and slight cocking at the spine. Save for light foxing to the preliminaries and along the fore-edge, there's no writing or markings of any kind internally. Thick 12mo, 288 pgs.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        Gentlemen, I Address You Privately

      New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1933 - First Edition. A fine copy in dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        Walters, Curtis- Original Study Design for Binding] Original Maquette for Hamlet

      - This is the original mosaic pattern maquette for the Walter's magnificent and groundbreaking mosaic binding on Shakespeares, "The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark," which was published in 1933. The intricate interlocking design, executed by Walters on a single sheet of light brown art paper(5 x 8 inches), has been impressed in, and then some areas have been colored in light red, light blue and darker blue. Walters has signed the piece at the top, "CW," and "Hamlet," and on the verso (which has a few pencil additions) is also inscribed at top, "Hamlet, 1938." The renowned American bookbinder, Curtis Walters, began bookbinding in about 1900, heavily influenced by George D. Smith, and late studied with Matthews, the Club Bindery, and Stikeman. He conceived his innovative mosaic binding techniques early on, but perfected them much later in his career. Many of his bindings appear in the famous Henry W. Poor Collection and Sale. Original studies for binding designs by famous bookbinders are vanishingly scarce.

      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books]
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        Riesengebirge - Isergebirge - Breslau

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Alfred Tauchnitz]
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        Tainstvennaia natsiia (Iaponiia) [The mysterious nation - Japan; An Unknown Nation]

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

      [Bookseller: Penka Rare Books, ILAB]
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        Give Your Heart to the Hawks

      New York: Random House, 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition, first printing. Signed by Robinson Jeffers with an inscription to a previous owner on the front free end paper. Very Good with fading to cloth along bottom edge and spine, mustiness to pages, bookseller ticket to rear paste down. In a Very Good spine-toned dust jacket, lightly edgeworn with fraying at the crown and a short tear to the rear panel; soiling, and several small stains.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Ausstellung / Expozitia / Kiállítás Hotel New York

      [S.n.], [Cluj-Napoca, Kolozsvár] 1933 - Linocut. With Anastase Demian's image. Original, vintage graphical poster. 31.5 × 47 cm. Exhibition poster of the collective show of Romanian-Transylvanian Artists in Cluj-Napoca, in 1933. Catul Bogdan, Aurel Ciupe, Emil Cornea, Anastase Demian, Romul Ladeá, Eugen Servatius (Jeno Szervátisz), Sándor Szolnay and Walther Widmann were represented at the exhibition, held at Hotel New. Folded twice. A contemporary Romanian stamp mounted on recto, with no effect on printing. A water stain to the upper edge. Otherwise in fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        Pine Forest in Snow. Also called: Trees and Snow.

      [San Francisco, Calif.?], 1933.(). Photograph. Silver print. 19 x 15 inches. Printed prior to the 1960 Sierra Club Edition (Portfolio III; edition of 208). Reproduced in: Yosemite by Andrea Stillman: Little Brown, 1995. as plate No. 64. Mounted on board 28 x 22 inches, with some air bubbling between the two. Bears a pencil signature beneath the image on the mount, which appears not to be in the artist's hand. From the estate of the artist and educator Millard Owen Sheets. The reproduction on our web site is lighter than the original.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Great Tales Of Horror

      John Lane The Bodley Head (1933), London - Original green and black cloth boards with lettering the same. The lovely and exceedingly rare dust jacket remains bright. There is some very minor wear to the corners and the top of the spine shows remnants of a crease. There is a small chip to the foot of the spine eliminating the "B" of Bodley. The jacket is price-clipped and a reduced price sticker of 3'6 is now present. A fabulous selection of eerie stories including works by Conan Doyle, Sheridan Le Fanu, Algernon Blackwood as well as contributions from Marjorie Bowen, as translator and original author. Listed in Bleiler. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: First Place Books]
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        Light in August. A novel.

      Chatto & Windus, London(1933). The first UK edition. 8vo. 480pp. Red cloth lettered in gold at spine and with the publisher's red top edge stain. Edges lightly spotted. A small area of discolouration to the base of the upper board, and a little fading to the cloth at the head and base of the backstrip where the dust wrapper is defective. A narrow strip of light partial browning to endpapers and a hint of very light spotting to one or two leaf margins. A small bump to the lower corner of the rear board impacts the corners of the last two or three leaves. A nice crisp copy in a somewhat distressed example of the uncommon Walter Goetz-designed dust wrapper, non-price-clipped but a little spotted, tanned at spine panel, chafed and with several short tears and half a dozen areas of edge loss, primarily to the spine ends and upper edge. This copy from the library of noted man of letters Bonamy Dobrée, with his inked signature to the front free endpaper, and also a tiny Poetry Bookshop plate to the base of the front pastedown. The author's seventh novel, a Southern Gothic classic, originally published in the US in 1932 in a print run of 11,000 copies, with this significantly more uncommon English edition appearing a year later in a print run of 2,500 copies.. Book Condition: Good. Binding: Hardcover. Jacket: Fair

      [Bookseller: Clearwater Books]
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        THE STORY OF TEMPLE DRAKE - ORIGINAL LOBBY CARD

      Paramount PIctures Distributing Corporation, [Los Angeles] 1933 - Original studio-issued lobby card, offset printed on card stock, measuring 35.5cm x 28cm (14" x 11"). Discreet pinholes to corners, a few very faint stress creases to same, else bright, very Near Fine, and unrestored. Attractive lobby card from Stephen Roberts's 1933 pre-code crime drama, adapted from William Faulkner's 1931 novel Sanctuary. The story centers around Temple Drake, the daughter of a judge in a Southern city, who refuses to marry a steady, reliable lawyer and instead falls in with a group of bootleggers, resulting in rape and murder. This card illustrates the dramatic concluding scene of the film, where Temple confesses in court all that has happened to her, subsequently fainting into the arms of Mr. Steady, Reliable Lawyer, who carries her from the courtroom. Original ephemera from the film is uncommon, particularly well-preserved and in an unrestored state.

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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        God's Little Acre (First Edition)

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

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        On Ancient Central-Asian Tracks. Brief Narrative of Three Expeditions in Innermost Asia and North-Western China

      London: Macmillan, 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Octavo, pp. xxiv, 342, with 17 colored plates, colored folding map, and numerous black and white illustrations from photographs, including several folding panoramas. Bound in original brick red cloth with gilt medallion on upper board, top edge gilt. Abrasion to front pastedown where a bookplate was removed, minor rubbing to front board and corners, small scuff mark on spine. No dust jacket. Stein's great achievement, over the course of three expeditions to the Central Asia (1900-01, 1906-8, and 1913-16), "was to establish the existence of a hitherto lost civilization along the Silk Route in Chinese central Asia....[He] was the first archaeologist to discover evidence of the spread of the Graeco-Buddhist culture of north-west India across Chinese Turkestan and into China itself. Excavating the lost cities of the Silk Road, he found wooden, leather, and paper documents, painted wall panels, sculpture, coins, textiles, and many domestic objects....His search for sites and ancient routes took him deep into the Taklamakan and Lop deserts, from Keriya in the south to Turfan in the north, from Kashgar in the west to Tunhuang (Dunhuang) in the east, across many thousands of miles. Stein's best-known find came at Tunhuang in 1907, during his second expedition, when he reached the Caves of the Thousand Buddhas. Discovering thousands of manuscripts, paintings, and textiles walled up in a room in one of the caves, he bribed the custodian to part with many of them. Experts later found them to date from the fifth to tenth centuries AD. They included votive banners, Buddhist texts, and early secular works in a wide variety of scripts and languages, and a large, block-printed roll, dating from AD 868, which proved to be the world's oldest known printed book, a copy of the popular Buddhist work The Diamond Sutra" (DNB). This book offers a succinct account of all three expeditions for the general reader, along with a survey of the history and geography of the region.

      [Bookseller: Walkabout Books, ABAA ]
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        Autograph Draft Letter Signed in the third person ("Mr. H.G. Wells"), protesting his treatment by an American interviewer

      Easton Glebe, Dunmow, n.d.. 1 p. pen and ink on personal stationery. Small 4to. Single sheet, toned unevenly, small tape repair to bottom verso not affecting text. 1 p. pen and ink on personal stationery. Small 4to. "Mr. H.G. Wells complains bitterly of the activities of your American interviewer..." Wells writes a heated letter of protest to an unidentified editor, and ends with a threat. In full: "Mr. H.G. Wells complains bitterly of the activities of your American interviewer who has taken passages from his books, hacked them about, interpolated colloquialisms, inserted nasty suggestions by way of spice & presented them to the public as his conversation. How, he asks, is one to keep square with one's public if this sort of thing is done? Life is too short for the worry & labour of a libel action or for pursuing the offending interviewer round & about the world with screams of repudiation. Unless, he adds darkly, the thing becomes intolerable." Sold with a 5 x 7 inch photograph of a much more relaxed (drunk?) Wells with Brigit Patmore in the courtyard of Elizabeth, Countess Russell at Mougins in 1933, taken by Derek Patmore, according to an ink caption on the verso.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Modern Man In Search Of A Soul "The Pioneering Founder of Analytical Psychology"

      London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, 1933 First edition in English of Jung's breakthrough collection of eleven early works, marking the line "between his own and the other schools of psychology and psychotherapy" (New York Times), with eight appearing in English for the first time."Jung was the pioneering founder of analytical psychology"(Tacey ed. Jung Reader, 2). With Freud and Adler, Jung "influenced western man's thinking as it had not been influenced since the publication of Origin of the Species in 1859" (New YorkTimes). He was responsible for "many terms we now consider common parlances, such as the 'archetype,' the 'unconscious and the 'collective unconscious'... 'introvert' and 'extravert,'t two main divisions of his 'personality types'... 'anima' and'animus'" (Bair). Book fine; mild toning, lightest edge-wear,tiny bit of early tape reinforcement to verso of near-fine dustjacket.First edition in English of Jung's breakthrough collection of eleven early works, marking the line "between his own and the other schools of psychology and psychotherapy" (New York Times), with eight appearing in English for the first time.

      [Bookseller: Bell's Books]
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        The Sonnets of Shakespeare [illustrated and printed by Eric Gill]

      Hague and Gill; Cassell and Company Ltd, High Wycombe and London 1933 - One of 500 copies printed by Hague and Gill with an engraved frontispiece by Eric Gill of a man and a woman in a garden as frontispiece. Bound in green buckram with 'W.S.' on the upper cover in gilt and spine lettering; foxing to text block edges and through text. Sylish bookplate of 'Dorothy Brown' designed by 'H.N.B. 33' on the front pastedown. Cream typographical jacket discoloured, slightly nicked at head and tail of spine hinges, bookseller's ticket of 'F W Preece. Sydney' on front turn-in of jacket. An uncommon work in jacket, this edition was limited to 500 copies, printed in house by Gill and issued by Cassell. According to Andrew Hoyem of San Francisco's Arion Press, Shakespeare's Sonnets have become '"the ultimate chestnut" of pressbooks'. Certainly this is a piece of presswork to relish.Please contact Christian White at Modernfirsteditions if you would like more information about this book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Modernfirsteditions Ltd ABA/ ILAB/ PBFA]
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        The Farmer's Year;: A calendar of English Husbandry

      New York: Longmans, Green 1933 - Text and wood engravings by Leighton. Folio: 15 in. x 12 in. 54 pp. Illustrated with 12 full-age, b/w engravings, and smaller engravings throughout. Black cloth over boards. Gilt titling on spine and on front cover; the cover also has a design in gilt. In a black cloth covered slipcase showing a little wear at the corners and the fore-edge. A title label on gold paper is attached to one of the slipcase covers. Light age-spotting to the covers of the book and of the slipcase. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        To A God Unknown

      New York: Robert O. Ballou(1933). Signed and extensively inscribed by the author on an accompanying postcard. Fine 1st edition, 1st printing book, in a Fine 1st issue dustjacket with $2.00 price intact on lower front flap. Only 598 copies were printed by Ballou in 1933 (who went out of business after printing those 598 copies) and the book didn't have another edition till it was reprinted in 1935 by Covici Friede and Heinemann in the U.K. Tight and unread book with no previous owner markings, no soiling, clean page edges and the black upper page edges are very evenly dark and unspotted. There's just a tiny bit of softening to the binding cloth at spine ends, a tiny rectangular shadow to the cloth at the spine front-side lower edge and just a hint of bumping to upper binding corners to keep it from being As New. It is bound in light green cloth with still bright gilt lettering on the spine. The dustjacket has one tiny edge nick lower front-side spine end that's professionally repaired internally, and slight toning to the spine lettering but no fading or toning of other spine colors. Truly beautiful with no tears, chips or fading. The book comes with a postcard written by Steinbeck in 1952, very clear writing and signature and quite a lengthy inscription to a young woman who was collecting author signatures who was also involved in 4H activities. She had written Steinbeck about trying to win a trophy and he quotes her his favorite motto in both Spanish and English of 'If you don't want to fly beware of wings' and talks to her of 'food became more important than fame' and that he'd tried once to sell his trophy. The postcard was sent from Steinbeck's New York City 72nd St. address and has 'Steinbeck' as part of the printed sender's address on the card. It is in Near Fine condition - a few tiny age-toned areas, one corner tip that had been turned down at some point (no material loss), a tiny pin prick upper middle edge, and a tiny crimp (no material loss) to the lower edge. The postcard is safeguarded now in a removable archival heavy-duty (16 gauge, so stiff enough not to need a backing board) removable clear holder that lets you see both sides of the card while in the holder. Also included is a custom clamshell case, bronze spine label, with a patterned-design outside cloth covering complementing the book's dustjacket and a fully lined ivory-colored soft flannel interior. The card in its holder is housed in an ivory-colored soft flannel flapped-closure pocket built onto the inside of the upper lid of the case, with the ivory flannel overall just a bit age-darkened. The book's dustjacket is in a removable, clear mylar dustjacket protecter. Rare examples of both a Steinbeck inscription and signature, and of Steinbeck's 3rd book - which is his most scarce book to find in collector condition. ; 7-5/8" x 5"; 325 pages; Signed by Author, 10, 20, F/F

      [Bookseller: Authors & Artists]
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        MINOTAURE. Du numéro 1 au numéro 13 avec 2 numéros doubles 3/4 et 11/12.

      Paris, Albert Skira, juin 1933-mai 1939. 13 numéros en trois volumes in-4. Demi veau havane à coins, dos à nerfs, pièces de titres, titres dorés. Couvertures en couleurs conservées. 11 livraisons (avec deux numros double 3/4 et 11/12) reliées en COLLECTION COMPLETE DE L'UNE DES PLUS CELEBRES REVUES SURREALISTES PARAISSANT CINQ FOIS PAR AN. Fameuse revue d'Art lancée par Albert Skira à laquelle collaborèrent pour les sujets suivant : Arts plastiques - Poésie - Musique - Architecture - Ethnographie et Mythologie - Spectacles - Etudes et observations psychanalitiques : Georges Bataille, André Breton, Roger Caillois, René Crevel, Paul Eluard, Jean Giono, Heine, Kafka, Jacques Lacan, Michel Leiris, Mabille, Man Ray, Michaux, Péret, Reverdy, Tériade, Tzara, Ubac, etc... Chaque livraison, richement illustrée de reproductions en noir et en couleur, dans et hors texte, est dotée d'une couverture illustrée par Arp, Bellmer, Brassaï, Chirico, Dali, Derain, Duchamp, Ernst, Hugnet, Klee, Man Ray, Masson, Matisse, Miro, Picasso,... COMPET DE L'ENSEMBLE DES COUVERTURES, DES 4 FRONTISPICES DES N° 3-4/5/6 et 7, et 28 planches hors texte dont une dépliante.

      [Bookseller: Livres de A à Z - Beatrice Bablon]
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        THE JEWISH TRIBUNE : THE ORGAN OF INDIAN JEWRY 1933-1936. VOLS I-III. 36 ISSUES. RARE THREE-YEAR RUN [COMPLETE THUS] WITH VERY EARLY (1934) USE OF THE TERM "HOLOCAUST" [INSCRIBED BY THE EDITOR]

      Bombay(1933-1936). 1st Edition. 4to. Later Blue Boards with Original Wrappers bound inside for each issue. A full run of the first 3 years of "The Jewish Tribune, " from the year 1933 to 1936. 36 issues in total running about 1100 pages. Note that though these are consecutive they are marked as Volumes 1, 2, and 6. Includes a 1934 article titled, "The Holocaust in Germany, " an EXTREMELY early use of this term to describe the growing attacks on the Jews of Germany by the Nazis. This rare run of the first three years of Bombay's first Zionist periodical is inscribed by Joseph Sargon, who worked as managing editor of the Jewish Tribune during the publication of these issues. "Born and educated in Bombay, Mr. Sargon came to the United States in 1939 (land lived in Brookline) after serving as managing editor of the Bombay Jewish Tribune for 13 years. During his world travels, he interviewed and wrote articles about Mahatma Gandhi, Pandit Nehru and other figures. ..." (Boston Globe, 1990) The Bombay Tribune was established by the nephews of Nissim Elias Benjamin Ezra. "N. E. B. Ezra, was a Baghdadi Jewish publisher and Zionist based in Shanghai. He founded the Shanghai Zionist Association in 1903 and its official newspaper, Israel's Messenger, one of China's oldest and most sophisticated Jewish periodicals... Influenced by Ezra, his nephews started the newspaper Jewish Tribune in Bombay, India. " (Wikipeida, 2017) These 36 issues of the Tribune include the 1st appearance of many articles and editorials from some of the leading Jewish thinkers from across the world including: NEB Ezra, Bernard S. Deutsch, Rabbi Julius J. Price, Haham Moses Gaster, Emanuel Neumann, Israel Cohen, Khan Bahadur Jackson B. Israel, Jl Magnes, Samuel Magnus, David Sassoon, Rabbi Leo Jung, Jl Landau, Rabbi Schlesinger, Laszlo Schwartz, Louis Golding, Jh Hertz (Then Chief Rabbi Of British Empire) , Jacob De Haas, Rabbi D. De Sola Pool, Edward Jacobs, Mrs. Israel Davidson, Lily Tobias, H. Pereira Mendez, Rabbi Benjamin Ouziel, and Cyrus Adler. Includes a few early reporting articles about Nazi Anti-Semitism, early reporting on the 1934 Nepal-Bihar Earthquake, and a few articles about Mahatma Gandhi, among other topics of Jewish and Zionist interest. Period Advertisements throughout. OCLC lists 12 copies worldwide. Ex-library with Jewish Institutional Bookplate and Usual Markings. Inscribed by Sargon on the Front-End Page. Also includes Sargons' Personal Bookplate/Nametag. Damp Stains throughout and pages are wavy. Some edgewear. Overall in good condition. (SEF-55-8B)

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
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        AMIAMOCI IN FRETTA

      MONDADORI, VERONA 1933 - ITALIANO Brossura editoriale illustrata a colori da G.Cisari, ingiallita, con fioritura, bordi stanchi e strappetto al piede, pagine lievemente ingiallite ai bordi, con illustrazioni in nero nei testi e bordi non rifilati

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        LE ODI E IL GIORNO

      S.LATTES & C, TORINO 1933 - ITALIANO Scelta e commento di Carlo Curto, con VI tavole illustrative fuori testo, ad uso delle scuole medie, ritratto del Parini all'antiporta, pagine con bruniture del tempo e con fioriture sparse, tavole in nero fuori testo, brossura editoriale ingiallita, con fioritura ed usura ai bordi

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        The Outermost House A Year on the Great Beach of Cape Cod

      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1933. 8vo. 222 pp. Photographic frontispiece and 30 black-and-white photographic plates by William A. Bradford and other photographers. Original blue cloth, lettered in white, decorated endpapers. Two pale virtually imperceptible rings on front cover, slightest wear at extremities, generally a very good copy without the jacket. Early reprint of Beston's 1928 classic of nature writing. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED on the front free endpaper: "For Willard Shepard Jr. with the warm good wishes of his friend Henry Beston." Sheppard was born in Quincy and raised in Braintree. He was a 1935 graduate of Thayer Academy, and a 1939 graduate of Harvard College. Beston's meditation on seasons spent living on the dunes of Cape Cod in his 20x16 foot beach cottage, the "Fo'castle," have influenced generations of fellow naturalists. Rachel Carson credited him as the only author who influenced her work. Oft repeated is his observations that "We need another and a wiser and perhaps a more mystical concept of animals.".

      [Bookseller: Riverrun Books & Manuscripts]
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        Jone Dramma lirico in quattro atti

      EDIZIONI A. BARION DELLA CASA PER EDIZIONI POPOLARI, 1933. ITALIANO 0,02 Fascicolo spillato in carta leggera. Pagine in buono stato con bruniture, così ai tagli. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Yaddo: Yesterday and Today

      Saratoga Springs, New York: [Argus Press], 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Penina Kishore. With illustrations by Penina Kishore. Extremely scarce true first edition with 1933 on the title page. Quarter brown cloth, beige paper covered boards. Edges somewhat worn and bumped, coffee cup (or similar) rings on both front and rear boards.Penina Kishore was an engraver known for her book illustrations particularly those in Bible Tales for Very Young Children (1934) and Bible Tales for Very Young Children Book Two (1936), both written by Leonore Cohen.It was at Yaddo during the summer of 1938, where Roth met pianist and composer Muriel Parker. They married in 1939. Affectionately inscribed by Lawrence I. Fox, Roth's friend and recently retired executor of the Henry Roth Literary Trust: To Henry and Muriel -/Hoping this volume/brings you both some/fond remembrances/with affection/Larry FoxFrom the library of Henry Roth, the acclaimed author of Call it Sleep and Mercy of a Rude Stream. Offered for sale on behalf of the Henry Roth Literary Trust.

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        On Ancient Central-Asian Tracks. Brief Narrative of Three Expeditions in Innermost Asia and North-Western China

      Macmillan, London 1933 - Octavo, pp. xxiv, 342, with 17 colored plates, colored folding map, and numerous black and white illustrations from photographs, including several folding panoramas. Bound in original brick red cloth with gilt medallion on upper board, top edge gilt. Abrasion to front pastedown where a bookplate was removed, minor rubbing to front board and corners, small scuff mark on spine. No dust jacket. Stein's great achievement, over the course of three expeditions to the Central Asia (1900-01, 1906-8, and 1913-16), "was to establish the existence of a hitherto lost civilization along the Silk Route in Chinese central Asia.[He] was the first archaeologist to discover evidence of the spread of the Graeco-Buddhist culture of north-west India across Chinese Turkestan and into China itself. Excavating the lost cities of the Silk Road, he found wooden, leather, and paper documents, painted wall panels, sculpture, coins, textiles, and many domestic objects.His search for sites and ancient routes took him deep into the Taklamakan and Lop deserts, from Keriya in the south to Turfan in the north, from Kashgar in the west to Tunhuang (Dunhuang) in the east, across many thousands of miles. Stein's best-known find came at Tunhuang in 1907, during his second expedition, when he reached the Caves of the Thousand Buddhas. Discovering thousands of manuscripts, paintings, and textiles walled up in a room in one of the caves, he bribed the custodian to part with many of them. Experts later found them to date from the fifth to tenth centuries AD. They included votive banners, Buddhist texts, and early secular works in a wide variety of scripts and languages, and a large, block-printed roll, dating from AD 868, which proved to be the world's oldest known printed book, a copy of the popular Buddhist work The Diamond Sutra" (DNB). This book offers a succinct account of all three expeditions for the general reader, along with a survey of the history and geography of the region. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        L'Apocalisse di Giovanni

      Gius. Laterza & Figli Tipografi-Editori-Librai - Bari, 1933. ITALIANO 0,26 Volume degli anni '30 discretamente conservato, coperta illustrata in cartoncino con macchie, piega, piede lacerato, bordo e punte leggermente consumati, coperta staccata dalla legatura, tagli bruniti, pagine in buono stato. Nuova traduzione del poema con nota introduttiva. USATO

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        Heavy Weather

      London Herbert Jenkins 1933 - First edition in fine green leather binding housed in a matching green cloth slip case. Gilt text decoration on front and back boards. Spine ribbed with 5 bands, gilt text and decoration. Top edge gilt in good condition. Marbled end papers. Edges are clean and free of foxing. Internally there is a little spotting but generally the book is clean. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Truffle Books]
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        Cocktail Recipes Mixed by Famous People for a Famous Hotel

      Hotel Del Monte Del Monte, California 1933 - Second Edition (13 days after first printing). Original illustrated wrappers, 6 1/2 by 4 1/2 inches, 28 pages. Jo Mora cover art and illustrations. Printed and distributed less than one week after the repeal of Prohibition. Recipes collected from all parts of the country by The National Association for Advancement of Fine Art of Drinking in the year that brought the end of the long drought 1933. They were tested and sampled by a group of competent experts at Hotel Del Monte. Contributors to this unique collection of mixed drinks include Ernest Hemingway, Theodore Dreiser, Edgar Rice Burroughs, the Marx Brothers, Marlene Dietrich, Will Sparks, George M. Cohan, Ed Wynn, W.C. Fields and Jo Mora. Very scarce, one listing found on WorldCat. Good or Very Good, rather soiled wrappers, some small stains. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        Tillie and Gus [Don't Call Me Madam] (Original screenplay for the 1933 film)

      Los Angeles: Paramount, 1933. Second Script for the 1933 film. Rubber-stamped on the front wrapper, "FILE COPY / RETURN TO SCRIPT DEPT. / PARAMOUNT STUDIO - HOLLYWOOD," and "1837 / MASTER FILE." The film's original title, "Don't Call Me Madam," is present on the front wrapper, crossed through, with the new title "Tillie and Gus" written in holographic ink above it. Based on a short story entitled "Don't Call Me Madame," by Rupert Hughes, about Tillie and Gus Winterbottom (Alisone Skipworth and W. C. Fields) and their tribulations involving a deceased family member's inheritance. Even with the ensuing events, including a riverboat race and a baby-toting bathtub that floats downstream reminiscent of Moses in a basket, the film is remembered as one of Fields' "sleepers," one less punchy than others. "Tillie and Gus" was one of three pairings of Skipworth and Fields, the others being "Six of a Kind" (1934) and "If I Had a Million" (1932). Tall, side stitched salmon self wrappers, noted as SECOND SCRIPT on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy production No. 1837, dated March 10, 1933, with credits for screenwriters Jones, McNutt, and Harris. Title page integral with the first page of the script. 137 leaves, mimeograph on salmon colored stock. Pages about Near Fine, rear wrapper detached but present, else wrappers Very Good plus.

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        Manuscript book of poetry

      c. 135 leaves of laid machine-made paper watermarked "Queen of Scots / Extra Fine", bound in unlettered blue limp morocco. 69 poems in three sections, neatly written in black ink, many with pencil corrections, alterations and commentaries by the author: manuscript presentation on the first leaf "For T. E. Shaw from G.W.M. Dunn 3.4.33"

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        Gold Mining Leases on the Golden Mile, Croesus Group & North End at Kalgoorlie, and Boulder, East Coolgardie.... Issued by S.C. Ward and Co., [Stock & Share Brokers], 30 Grenfell St., Adelaide ... EOE 15/11/33

      Adelaide, Printed by Halliday Bros. Ltd for S.C. Ward and Co., 1933. A very large colour map on paper (printed surface 563 x 1266 mm, on two sheets joined together as issued); a few tiny edge tears to blank margins expertly sealed; a fine copy. Despite its prosaic title and relative youth, this is an item of great charm, printed in two-toned blocks in fifteen different colours. Suitably framed, it would create a magnificent panorama well over a metre and a half wide.

      [Bookseller: Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers]
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        Souvenir of English Cricketers' Visit to Adelaide Third Test Match January 13, 1933

      Adelaide, South Australian Cricket Association, 1933. Octavo, [96] pages with numerous illustrations and advertisements plus cover advertisements. Attractive pictorial wrappers; essentially a fine copy. 'International Cricket. England v. Australia. Souvenir of Visit of MCC Team. October 1932 to March 1933. Third Test Match ...' [cover title].

      [Bookseller: Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers]
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        The Empty Quarter being a Description of the Great South Desert of Arabia known as Rub al Khali

      First edition. 32 half-tone plates (some including more than 1 image). With 2 coloured maps at rear, the folding map of Rub' al Khali, the extending map of Arabia. 8vo. Fine in the original green cloth, gilt titles to spine. Attractive pictorial bookplate of John Raymond Danson to front pastedown. xxxiv, 433pp. London, Constable, 

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        The Hardy Boys -- While the Clock Ticked

      Grosset & Dunlap 1933 - A very early 5th printing (1933A-5 according to the Carpentieri guide) in very good condition in a good to very good dust jacket with a long closed tear on front panel and a chip on the spine at the top affecting the W in While. Lists to Footprints Under the Window on the front flap. Same cover illustration and coloring as the first printing. 11 X-Bar-X Boys titles listed on the back panel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Mein Kampf. Band 2. Die nationalsozialistische Bewegung.

      Munchen, Franz Eher, 1933, un solo volume (di due) in-8vo brossura con sovraccoperta (con ritratto di H.) pp. XVI-409/781-(11). Difetto alla sola sovr. per piccola mancanza. Interni molto buoni così come lo stato di conservazione. E' questa la prima edizione pubblicata dopo l'ascesa al potere di H. e la tiratura in brossura è assai più rara delle altre, telate.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani già  Naturalistica]
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        Christmas Tree

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1933. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in green. With the pictorial dust jacket. Some foxing to edges and endpapers; an excellent copy in the slightly foxed jacket. First edition, first impression. Set in post-war London on Christmas Eve, the novel interweaves the lives of seven different people buying Christmas trees in a department store. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the front panel of the dust jacket and the front pastedown.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        An account of the fighting between Chinese and Japanese armies in Jehol during March 1933 together with comments thereon, by G.J. Yorke

      [China, probably at Shanghai: Self-published], 1933. Very Good. Complete. 95 mimeographed pages bound at the top by two steel brads. Pages are toned, but supple. Some foxing on the first and last few leaves; heaviest on the blank cover. The brads have some rust. An exceptionally detailed and well-written,account of the military battles in Jehol between Japan and China that took place in 1933, four years before the official start of the Second Sino-Japanese War.This appears to be the only firsthand account of the fighting by a Westerner. The campaign, known as Changchen Kangzhan ("The Defense of the Great Wall") in Chinese, lasted for five months from early January to the end of May. During the campaign, Japanese forces overwhelmed China's National Revolutionary Army and captured the Inner Mongolian province of Jehol (Rehe) which they then incorporated into the puppet state of Manchukuo, extending Manchukuo's border to the Great Wall. The truce forced China to acknowledge the loss of Rehe, accept the independence of Manchukuo, and demilitarize a 100 kilometer wide zone south of the Great Wall.Gerald Yorke was a famed English cricketer who may have been commissioned as a major in the British intelligence service. He was a member of Aleister Crowley's inner circle of magic and served as Crowley's personal representative to the Dalai Lama. Yorke also traveled as a special correspondent for Reuters throughout China in ways described as "eccentric to the point of lunacy" often in the company of an "ex-bandit" and "watched Far Eastern History being made . . . at uncomfortably close quarters," according to The Spectator, January 10, 1936. During this period, Yorke probably also worked as an agent for the gigantic, Chinese-based British conglomerate, Matheson & Co. Ltd. Scarce. OCLC locates no copies, although there is a copy at the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), and two copies (once held in the Matheson Chairman's strongroom) located at the Cambridge University Library. Thus this is apparently the fourth known copy.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        ALFONS MUCHA (1860-1939) tschechischer Maler, Wegbereiter des Jugendstil , wirkte in Paris, USA und Prag

      - Schöne Original-Fotoporträtpostkarte (13,5 x 9 cm, Blindstempel und Stempel Foto Vokral), rückseitig in Tinte mit Ort und Datum 10.9.1933 eigenhändig signiert [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Ausstellung Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Vorwort von Max Huggler und Text von Louis de Marsalle. [Ausstellung vom 5. März bis 17. April 1933],

      Bern, Buchdruckerei K. J. Wyss Erben, Bern. , 1933 - 22,4 x 15,4 cm, 51 (9) Seiten und 22 Tafeln, 6 Original-Holzschnitte (einschließlich der Holzschnittsignatur auf dem Vorderdeckel), schlichte Original-Broschur, gutes Exemplar. Gedruckte Widmung "Elfried Bock zum Gedächtnis". ars libri 83, 915; 89, 1659. - Bolliger 1, 259 (und weitere). - Bolliger Kirchner-Bibliographie (1979) V.4., 121. - Dube 741 - 743, 744/II, 751/II und 843/II. - ex libris 7, 406. - Holstein 59, 40. - Kirchner-Bibliographie 25. - Kornfeld 244. - Rifkind Collection 1485. - Spalek 2856. - Kornfeld Auktion 189, 138 (mit Abbildung Seite 99). Im Katalog auch die Liste der ausgestellten Graphik bei Gutekunst und Klipstein in Bern (48 Holzschnitte, Radierungen, Lithographien). - Zitat aus einem Brief von E. L. Kirchner vom 4.3.33: "Ich glaube wohl, daß eine solche [Ausstellung] in solcher Schönheit und Harmonie noch nicht von meinem Werk gezeigt wurde [.] so ist alles, Plakat, Katalog, Ausstellung aus einem Guß. Wir haben 6 Tage bis 1,2 Uhr gearbeitet, alles persönlich angegeben und abgemacht. Es war wirklich sehr anstrengend, aber es hat sich gelohnt [.]"Namenszeile auf dem UmschlagZwei TänzerinnenZwei Köpfe vor LandschaftVorderseiteHirten und Ziegen<, Dube 741-743, 744/II, 751/II und 843/II. Die Holzschnitte Dube 751 und 843 wurden wieder abgedruckt aus Bibl. 98 bzw. 83. (Zitiert nach Bolliger, 1979). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Urne Buriall and the Garden of Cyrus... with Thirty Drawings by Paul Nash. Edited with an Introduction by John Carter.

      Limited Edition, no. 39 of 215 copies on J. Barcham Green's handmade paper. Folio, xx, 146 pp, 14 full-page plates and 18 in the text, collotypes coloured through stencils, bound by Nevetts Ltd to a design by Paul Nash in vellum with a large inlay of brown morocco with two vellum inlays and tooled with a gilt design of an urn and a lozenge, the lower cover with the same design but substituting brown morocco for the vellum inlays, a.e.g., inscribed in ink on f.f endpaper "Tom Balston /John Carter / 1933", preserved in the original cloth slip case, fine condition.These illustrations represent the crowning achievement of the Curwen Press's use of the pochoir technique and Urne Buriall is widely accepted as Paul Nash's masterpiece in book illustration. It is one of the finest illustrated books produced in 20th century England. It was published during the height of the depression when there was little market for de-luxe editions and consequently very few copies were sold. The rest remained in unbound sheets until, in 1950, Desmond Flower took them to Stanley Bray of Sangorski & Sutcliffe to be bound to Nash's original design. The original Nevetts binding is exceedingly rare; auctions records for the last 30 years show eighteen Sangoski & Sutcliffe bindings but only one by Nevetts.

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        An account of the fighting between Chinese and Japanese armies in Jehol during March 1933 together with comments thereon, by G.J. Yorke

      Self-published], [China, probably at Shanghai 1933 - Complete. 95 mimeographed pages bound at the top by two steel brads. Pages are toned, but supple. Some foxing on the first and last few leaves; heaviest on the blank cover. The brads have some rust. An exceptionally detailed and well-written,account of the military battles in Jehol between Japan and China that took place in 1933, four years before the official start of the Second Sino-Japanese War.This appears to be the only firsthand account of the fighting by a Westerner. The campaign, known as Changchen Kangzhan ("The Defense of the Great Wall") in Chinese, lasted for five months from early January to the end of May. During the campaign, Japanese forces overwhelmed China's National Revolutionary Army and captured the Inner Mongolian province of Jehol (Rehe) which they then incorporated into the puppet state of Manchukuo, extending Manchukuo's border to the Great Wall. The truce forced China to acknowledge the loss of Rehe, accept the independence of Manchukuo, and demilitarize a 100 kilometer wide zone south of the Great Wall.Gerald Yorke was a famed English cricketer who may have been commissioned as a major in the British intelligence service. He was a member of Aleister Crowley's inner circle of magic and served as Crowley's personal representative to the Dalai Lama. Yorke also traveled as a special correspondent for Reuters throughout China in ways described as "eccentric to the point of lunacy" often in the company of an "ex-bandit" and "watched Far Eastern History being made . . . at uncomfortably close quarters," according to The Spectator, January 10, 1936. During this period, Yorke probably also worked as an agent for the gigantic, Chinese-based British conglomerate, Matheson & Co. Ltd. Scarce. OCLC locates no copies, although there is a copy at the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), and two copies (once held in the Matheson Chairman's strongroom) located at the Cambridge University Library. Thus this is apparently the fourth known copy.

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