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        Roll, Jordan, Roll

      New York: Robert O. Ballou, 1933. Very Good. First trade edition, first issue. Octavo. 251pp. Illustrated from photographs. Blue cloth. Spine sunned, modest wear on the boards, about very good and lacking the dustwrapper. Peterkin's text about the descendants of slaves on a coastal South Carolina plantation, accompanied by ninety of Ulmann's inspired and exceptional gravure photographs. A classic collaboration which brought out the best in both of the participants. Roth 101.

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        AFFAIRES DE MOEURS

      Paris: AUX EDITIONS MONTAIGNE, 1933. BROSSURA. BUONO. 12 19. USATO

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        Ms. Brief mit eigenh. U. und Urkunde mit eh. U. von Krosigk und Reichspräsident Hindenburg.

      Neudeck und Berlin, September 1933. - Je 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-4to. Der Brief an Finanzgerichtsdirektor Oswald Knäbel betr. dessen Bestellung zum Vorsitzenden des Finanzgerichts beim Landesfinanzamt Leipzig. - Auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf des Reichsministers der Finanzen. - Die von Reichspräsident Paul von Hindenburg und Krosigk unterzeichnete Urkunde der Bestellung mit gepr. Reichsadler der Weimarer Republik.

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        Reichsgesetzblatt Teil I Jahrgänge 1933-1941 in 12 Bänden / O r i g i n a l - V e r l a g s e i n b ä n d e

      Berlin, Reichsverlagsamt, 1933 - 1941. Vollständige Ausgabe im aufwendigen Original-Verlagseinbänden der Zeit: 12 Bände, gebunden jeweils in schwarzes Halbleinen OHLn / HLn 4to im Format 21 x 29,5 cm mit dekoriertem (NS-Hoheitszeichen), goldgeprägtem Rückentitel und Deckelvignette ebenfalls in Goldprägung, Gewebeecken und Schmuckvorsatzpapier (Hakenkreuzdekor in Silberprägung, nicht bei den 3 Bänden 1940 und 1941, diese nur mit einfarbigem Vorsatzpapier). Jahrgänge 1936 und 1937 jeweils in einem Band, Jahrgänge 1938 - 1940 jeweils in 2 Halbjahres-Bänden. - Repräsentative Reihe in den stattlichen Original-Verlagsdecken mit den wichtigsten NS.-Gesetzen; insgesamt etwa 14.000 Seiten, Schrift: Fraktur. - Deutsches / Drittes / Großdeutsches Reich, NS.-Rechtswesen, Großdeutschland vor und im 2.Weltkrieg, Recht im Nationalsozialismus, Gesetze, Reichsgesetze und nationalsozialistische Verordnungen, völkische Neugestaltung des deutschen Rechts vom Rassenstandpunkt aus, Nürnberger Rassengesetze, Blutschutzgesetz, Reichsbürgergesetz, Juden-Sondergesetzgebung, Erbpflege, Eugenik, deutsches Recht im Sinne der nationalsozialistischen Weltanschauung, Antisemitismus, völkisches Rechtsdenken im nationalsozialistischen deutschen Staat / im deutschen Volksreich von Adolf Hitler, Verlagseinband, illustrierte Bücher, NS.-Schrifttum, nationalsozialistisches / völkisches Gedankengut. - Alle Bände in guter bis sehr guter Erhaltung; bei einigen das Hakenkreuz an Rückentitel oder Deckelvignette etwas blass, einige Titelblätter durch kleine Überklebungen wieder mit vollständigem Hoheitszeichen (war dort früher mal geschwärzt / \"entnazifiziert\" worden), beide Bände 1940 mit Rückentitel \"2.Halbjahr 1940\", sonst gut Versand D: 5,90 EUR Deutsches / Drittes / Großdeutsches Reich, NS.-Rechtswesen, Großdeutschland vor und im 2.Weltkrieg, Recht im Nationalsozialismus, Gesetze, Reichsgesetze und nationalsozialistische Verordnungen, völkische Neugestaltung des deutschen Rechts vom Rassenstandpunkt aus, Nürnberger Rassengesetze, Blutschutzgesetz, Reichsbürgergesetz, Juden-Sondergesetzgebung, Erbpflege, Eugenik, deutsches Recht im Sinne der nationalsozialistischen Weltanschauung, Antisemitismus, völkisches Rechtsdenken im nationalsozialistischen deutschen Staat / im deutschen Volksreich von Adolf Hitler, Verlagseinband, illustrierte Bücher, NS.-Schrifttum, nationalsozialistisches / völkisches Gedankengut

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        Il campanello

      EDIZIONI A. BARION DELLA CASA PER EDIZIONI POPOLARI, SESTO SAN GIOVANNI 1933 - ITALIANO Fascicolo spillato in carta leggera. Pagine brunite, in buono stato.

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        The Magnificent Ambersons: One-by-One Edition

      New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1933. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on front end page - "For Jean Spence - The first volume of a set of books for her from Mrs. Trotter and Betty Trotter and inscribed for her by Booth Tarkington". One-by-One Edition, 1933, in original red cloth, Near Fine, spine a touch darkened and with small spot, owner's period book plate front pastedown, hidden by front flap, in a Very Good dust jacket, front flap price-clipped, uneven closed tear with wrinkle front panel, 2" dampstain at spine. The inscription refers to Tarkington's secretary, Betty Trotter and her mother, who was a summer neighbor of the Tarkington's at Kennebunkport, Maine. Winner of one of Tarkington's two Pulitzer Prizes, "The Magnicent Ambersons" was filmed in 1942 by Orson Welles, garnering 4 Academy Award nominations, including for Best Picture. Unaccountably SCARCE in this 1933 edition, particularly in dust jacket, and especially so SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. . SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. First Edition Thus. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Every Man A King

      NATIONAL BOOK CO., INC., NEW ORLEANS, LA. 1933 - The Autobiography of Huey P. Long. New Orleans,La: National Book Co., inc.,(1993). Pp [i]-viii,1-33, (1), frontis + 29 pp plates. Text illustrations. 8vo, orange cloth, lettered in red to spine and red and black to front board. Contents : 1. Early community Life. 2. Salesman's Life and Study of Law. 3. Lawyer in Winnfield, Louisiana. 4. Beginning the Life of Public Office and "City" Lawyer. 5. Opposition to Parker's Special Interests Program. 6. Head of the Public Service Commision. 7. First Race for Governor, 1924. 8. The Toll Bridge Outrage. 9. Campaign for Governor, 1928. 10. A Legislative Struggle. 11. The Lieutenant Governor Does an "About Face". 12. The Impeachment Proceedings. 13. League of Notions. 14. The German Commander Calls- The Green Pajamas. 15. Opposition Continues its Fight. 16. Campaign for the United States Senate. 17. Extra Session of 1930.18. Avoiding Bank Trouble .19.Extending "The Ole War Skule." 20. Another Effort to Take the Governors Office. 21. The Campaign of 1932. 22. Brother and a Family Against Brother. 23. Cotton Reduction Plan- Potlikker Episode . 24. The Newspapers reverse. 25. Venture as an Author- Degree of Doctor of Laws. 26. Mississippi Elects a Governor. 27. Whence Came the Name: "Kingfish". 28.Arranging to Leave Prison. 29. Sworn in as a Senator. 30. The Effort to Spread the Wealth Among the Masses. 31. Beginning Agitation in the United States Senate to Shorton Hours and Limit Fortunes.32.F.R.B.C. ( For Roosevelt Before Chicago). 33. Before and Behind the Scenes at the Chicago Convention. 34. Every Man a King! 35. Disguised Opponents. 36. The Maddened Fortune Holders and Their Infuriated Public Press. Incidental Publicity. Spone ends faded, penned name on both front and rear endpapers with 'April 15, 1935" dated penned to front endpaper, else very good in clipped facsimile dustjacket.Published by National Book Co., Inc. (1933). Hardcover. Book condition : Good. Facsimile Dustjacket. Pages are clean. Book contains black and white illustrations as well. 343 pages. Contains writing on the first page by previous owner.Overall in good condition. DATE PUBLISHED: 1933 EDITION: 343 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Original Art]: Western Landscape

      1933 - Oil painting on board. Measures 12" x 10". Signed in pencil on the back: "Hannes Bok, 1933 (about Feb.)." Small chip at the lower right corner, else near fine. A striking painting of a western landscape with a covered wagon passing through a desert plain. Bok was an important artist best known for his science fiction subjects. In 1953 he shared the Hugo Award for best cover artist. A rare example of one of Bok's early non-science fiction works, featuring his luminous tempera style. His original oil paintings are scarce on the market, particularly works in color. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Maria Chapdelaine

      Paris: Éditions Mornay, 1933. Ed. numérotée. Couverture souple. Très bon. Clarence Gagnon. Petit in-4. 205 pages. Exemplaire no. 1187/1900/2080. Couverture imitant l'écorce de bouleau. Bel exemplaire de ce célèbre illustré. (Maria Chapdelaine, Évolution de l'édition, 67).

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        Farmer Boy

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1933 - This is a truly beautiful, 1942 reprint of the first edition, with the original illustrations by Helen Sewell. The book looks like new--it's hard to believe it is 75 years old! Tan cloth cover with lettering and illustraton in red; red "strawberry" endpapers. Perfectly clean. No previous owner name or marks, no "handling," pages bright and crisp. The dust jacket has some dust, especially to back panel, some very light wear to caps and corners, but still very nice indeed. This title is rarely found in this kind of condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Albert Schweitzer My Life & Thought An Autobiography

      London: George Allen & Unwin, 1933, 1933. FIRST EDITION SECOND IMPRESSION PRESENTATION COPY SIGNED BY BOTH ALBERT AND HELENE. 1 vol., frontis portrait plate, inscribed on the half-title in French "a Mrs. Harriet g. Keating / avec mes bonnes pensees / Aspen 6.7.49 / Albert Schweitzer / Helene Schweitzer." Bound in the publisher's original gilt stamped green cloth, spine slightly sunned, head and foot of spine fine, inner and outer hinges fine, a VERY GOOD copy, housed in a 1/4 red morocco open ended slipcase, raised bands, gilt lettered spine. From the estate of the Rev Dr. Robert H. Schuller. Inscribed copies of this title are quite scarce and we have not been able to find a single copy signed by both Albert and Helene. Harriet Keating's husband George was a benefactor of Schweitzer's hospital in French Equatorial Africa. Albert Schweitzer made only one trip to America. He and his wife arrived on June 28, and departed on July 22, 1949. On July 6 they were in Aspen CO. Albert and Helene stayed in a house on Walter Paepcke's estate in Aspen who was central to the organization of the Goethe Convocation. He gave a lecture at 9 PM in the tent amphitheater, speaking in French to the largest audience of the festival. A Dr. Ross acted as Schweitzer's interpreter.

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        Thirteen at Dinner

      Dodd, Mead and Co. New York 1933 - First American Edition. Beth Krebs Morris dustjacket art. An American actress married to Lord Edgware asks Poirot to aid her in getting a divorce from her husband. Poirot agrees to help her, meeting her husband. That evening, the actress is seen at a dinner with thirteen guests, which has an associated superstition. By the next morning Lord Edgware and another American actress are found murdered, each at their own homes. Poirot investigates. Basis for the 1934 Henry Edwards directed film for Real Art Productions. The film was the third to star Austin Trevor in the role of Poirot. A scarce Christie title. Near Fine bright copy in a nearly Very Good dustjacket with unfortunate square inch sized chip at upper front panel, some shallow edge chips and loss at top spine end. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        East Bros. & Coy., Ltd. Agricultural Implement Makers, Mallala, South Australia [label on an album of trade photographs and printed ephemera]

      A screw-bound album (205 x 295 mm, worn, marked and lacking one screw) containing 46 original gelatin silver photographs of the company's products (generally 110 x 70 mm or the reverse), seven pages extracted from a printed catalogue issued by the company (as East Bros. and Co.), two pages of simple technical drawings (including details of the wing and heel of some plough-shares), about fifteen thin trade catalogues or leaflets from other companies (mainly Horwood Bagshaw and Lister), and (loosely inserted) a four-page brochure for the East Bros. & Coy. Ltd. Patented Baglifter. From internal evidence, the bulk of the material in the album would appear to date from before the change of business name in 1933 (as outlined in the potted history below). The company was founded by Mathew Henry East (1861-1940) in Mallala, approximately 60 kilometres north of Adelaide, in the late 1880s. He 'patented the prong mould board plough (skeleton board), which proved to be a gigantic success in heavy sticky soil. [He] was among the first of the plough makers to make the stump plow of four wheels. The plant in the factory was rather crude, as most of the machinery was designed by M.H. East himself, and to drive the plant a horseworks was necessary. This condition of manufacture continued for several years, and was eventually replaced by an oil engine. In 1906 two sons ... joined their father in the business, and the trade name was altered to East Bros. & Co. From 1906 until the outbreak of World War I, the seasons were prosperous, and trading in farm implements made rapid strides. In 1914-18, the World War I period, manufacturing was somewhat slowed down, because of scarcity of materials. In 1933 East Bros. became East Bros. & Co. Ltd. Mathew Henry East died on 7 October 1940, just short of his eightieth birthday. The business he had started continued to operate for a further 30 years, until its closure on 7 August 1970. [He] was recognised by the Commonwealth for his contribution to South Australia, by the naming, on 13 April 1976, of East Place in Kambah, ACT' (mallala.nowandthen.net.au). One rarely encounters trade catalogues like this, a warts and all, nuts and bolts prototype cobbled together for in-house use, rather than a slick commercial production designed to entice the consumer. Some correspondence relating to the genealogy of the extended East family is included with the album.

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        ALS in German, one leaf with 31 lines on recto plus eight lines and signature on verso, signed 'Dein Albert', Le Coq (Belgium), 19. VII. [19]33.

      A fascinating, but somewhat depressing letter showing the dire financial straits in which Einsetin's ex-wife Mileva, and their two sons, found themselves in as the Nazi's came to power in Germany. Einstein had already moved to the United States with his new wife Else, but had returned to Europe in 1933 for a visit, during which time this letter was written. Einstein ends with his best wishes for their youngest son, Eduard ("Tetel"), who had been institutionalized in 1922 after developing schizophrenia. Sadly, Eduard's release from the institution to which Einstein refers was only temporary. ----------------------------------------- Liebe Milena! Herr Dukas hat mir genau Bericht erstattet und mir gezeigt, in was für einer schwierigen Lage du bist. Mach dir aber keine Sorgen. Ich werde dir trotz meiner eigenen prekären Situation über alles hinweghelfen - wenigstens diesmal noch. Ich bin dafür, das Haus abzustossen, wenn es einigermassen geht. Denn man muss eine bescheidene Situation in Kauf nehmen, um eine gefährliche für die Zukunft zu vermeiden. Schreib mir recht bald, wie es damit geht. An Verkauf ist wohl nicht zu denken, da niemand ein passives Haus nehmen wird. Es kommt alles darauf an, mit den Banken ins Reine zu kommen. Haben wir den gar niemand, der dort mit seinem Einfluss intervenieren würde? Du weisst doch, dass mir die Deutschen das Geld in Deutschland weggenommen haben. Die Schweizer Behörden haben zwar interveniert, aber so lahm und schwächlich, dass an einen Erfolg nicht zu denken war. Mein Einkommen in Amerika ist durch den Dollar-Sturz entwertet und die ganze Familie ist in die Lage von Bettlern gekommen. So kommt es, dass auch ich in Bedrängnis gekommen bin und aus den Sorgen und Plackereien nicht herauskomme. Aber die Summe, um die es sich in Deinem Falle handelt, kann ich doch noch herausschinden. Wenn ich aber sterbe, lasse ich lauter Elend zurück. Wenn Ihr damals sofort mein Verlangen erfüllt hättet, hätte ich Alberts und Tetels Geld sofort auf deren Namen überschrieben, und es wäre nicht genommen worden! [Page 2] Es freut mich sehr, dass man den Versuch wagt, Tetel für einige Zeit aus der Anstalt zu nehmen. Wenn es gelänge, wäre es ein grosser Segen. Grüsse ihn sehr herzlich von mir! Alles Gute und Kopf hoch! Dein Albert. ------------------------------------ Dear Milena! Mr Dukas gave me an exact report and showed me what a difficult situation you're in. But don't worry. In spite of my own precarious situation, I'll tide you over everything - at least this time. I opt for getting rid of the house if that's feasible somehow. Because one must make do with a poor situation in order to avoid a dangerous one in the future. Please write soon and let me know how things go with that. Selling it is hardly imaginable because nobody will take a house burdened with debt. Everything depends on making settlements with the banks. Don't we have anybody influential who would intervene there? You know how the Germans took my money in Germany. The Swiss authorities did intervene, but in such a lame and weak manner that success was hardly to be expected. My revenues in America have been devaluated by the dollar crash, and the whole family are now in a position of beggars. That's how I've ended in hardship, too, and cannot escape the worries and drudgery. Nevertheless, I can elicit the lump sum we're talking about in your case. But if I die, all I'll leave behind is misery. If you had fulfilled my request back then, I would have transferred Albert and Tetel's money in their name immediately, and it wouldn't have been taken away! [Page 2] I am very happy to hear that Tetel will be temporarily released from the institution on a trial basis. If this turns out a success, it would be great bliss. Please send my warmest regards to him! All the best, and chin up! Sincerely, Albert. Please write to me as soon as things clear up, so I can make quick decisions. You never know what comes next! -------------------------------------------- Albert Einstein (1879-1955) had a turbulent private life. While studying at the ETH in Zurich, he fell in love with Mileva Mari (1875-1948), a fellow student who came from Serbia. She was one of the first women to study physics there. These first years of their relationship were warm and passionate. Mileva gave birth to their daughter, Lieserl, in 1902, yet because neither of them had a secure income at the time, they did not marry until a year later. All traces of Lieserl after the age of two seem to have been lost. There has been some speculation as to her fate - she may have been put up for adoption or she may have died at a young age. Albert and Mileva went on to have two sons, Hans Albert (1904-73) and Eduard (1910-65). During the years in which Einstein developed his early revolutionary theories, Mileva functioned as a sounding board for his ideas. Yet, there is no evidence that she participated in his scientific work. Apparently, Mileva never got over the loss of her daughter and increasingly suffered from depression. By around 1909 their relationship began to deteriorate. They became increasingly estranged and in 1912 Albert became involved with his cousin, Elsa Loewenthal. Upon Einstein's move to Berlin in 1914, he and Mileva separated. They were divorced in 1919, and soon afterwards he married Else, who had two daughters, Margot and Ilse, from a previous marriage. Albert's sons remained with Mileva in Zurich, yet he continued to be in contact with them. After the couple's separation, Mileva suffered a nervous breakdown in spring 1916 and spent six months in recovery in a sanatorium while a housekeeper and friends cared for the boys. The following year she complained of heart problems, and at other times she suffered from back and spinal pain, headaches, glandular swelling, the flu, a neck and jaw infection, and scrofula, a form of tuberculosis affecting the lymph nodes. She was born with a luxated hip that caused a lifelong limp. And she continued to suffer bouts of depression. Throughout her life as a mother, she also had the burden of being primary carer for Eduard, a frail and sensitive boy who was diagnosed with schizophrenia at the age of twenty when he was a medical student. Accounts from various contemporaries paint a picture of an embittered woman, though he relationship with Einstein achieved a kind of equilibrium of mutual respect. In 1922, Einstein gave Mileva the yield from his Nobel Prize money, in accordance with their divorce settlement, controlling but not keeping the principal. (By 1919 he had already been nominated for the Prize several times so it was assumed he would eventually receive the honour.) Mileva bought income property for herself and the boys - including a five-unit apartment house in Zurich - and Einstein also continued to pay the family's considerable medical bills. Einstein had not been entirely surprised when his son, "Tetel" ("little") was diagnosed with schizophrenia. He recognized that there was a genetic disposition, on the maternal side, toward mental illness; Mileva's sister, Zorka, also suffered from schizophrenia. "Tetel" had wanted to be a psychiatrist and was in medical school when afflicted with his first breakdown in 1930 - triggered, apparently, by an unhappy love affair with an older woman. By 1932 he was committed to "Burgholzli," the University of Zurich psychiatric hospital, and so began the pattern of institutionalization which would constitute the sad story of his life.  Einstein left Europe on December 14, 1932 with his secretary Helen Dukas and they arrived in Los Angeles on January 9, 1933. He remained in Pasadena until early March 1933, when he decided to return to Europe, despite warnings for his safety after Adolph Hitler came to power on January 30, 1933. In May, Albert visited Eduard at Burghölzli. Albert played his violin for his son but received no response at all. It was the last time they saw each other. Calaprice et al, An Einstein Encyclopedia, 2015. Highfield & Carter, The Private Lives of Albert Einstein, 1993. Milentijevi , Mileva Mari Einstein: Life with Albert Einstein, 2015. One leaf (270 x 205 mm), previously folded with slight wear at creases and small hole not affecting text, slightly soiled on verso.

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        La condition humaine

      first edition, one of the 339 copies numbered on "pur-fil" paper, only large papers after 1 China and 39 vergé pure fil reimposés.Binding in full red morocco, back with 5 nerves, date golden in tail, golden castors on the headdresses, guards and counterplates of paper with the vat, framing of quadruple nets hard counterplates, wrappers and back preserved and bound in, double nets on the cuts, golden head, case bordered with red morocco and boards of paper to the vat, binding of the signed era of Bernasconi.Provenances: libraries François Delachaux and Georges Vandaele with their ex-libris glued on a guard.Very beautiful example perfectly established in an elegant binding full morocco signed Bernasconi. Nrf Paris 1933 12x19cm relié

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        Maria Chapdelaine

      Paris: Éditions Mornay, 1933. Ed. numérotée. Cuir. Très bon. Clarence Gagnon. Petit in-4. 205 pages. Reliure plein chagrin havane, dos et plats ornés, roulettes intérieures, signée Le Soleil, Québec. Restauration professionnelle au dos. Couvertures et dos conservés. Exemplaire no. 639/1900/2080. Ex dono à Elzéar Roy signé Athanase David, secrétaire de la Province, en page de garde. Bel exemplaire.

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        From Cairo to Siwa Across the Libyan Desert With Armoured Cars ... A Narrative followed by illuminated Pages of the History and Customs of Siwa Oasis; A Narrative Followed by Illuminated Pages of the History and Customs of the Inhabitants of That Country ... Foreword by Field Marshal Sir William Birdwood, Bt.

      Cairo, E. & R. Schindler, and John Smith & Son., Ltd., 1933. Folio. Original cloth-backed boards, the boards decorated by the author in an elaborate desert design, incorporating all the major sights encountered on the journey, silhouetted against a black background, with the title in red, spine with black paper label, also titled in red; pp. [2], viii, 113, large wood-engraved illustrations throughout, blocked in many different colours, by various artists, a folding lithographed map, delineating the route in red, a multi-coloured lithographed "street map", seen from above, with shops ("We know a town better by its Buildings and Shops than by the Names of Its Streets"), 2 mounted photographic plates on gold paper (Queen Nefertiti) and on silver paper (The Sand Dunes East of Cairo), many other photographic illustrations of the British presence in and outside Cairo, and on the journey; light wear to binding, one small portion of front cover worn off, but very good internally, apart from one folding plate with small marginal loss and oxidation to silver and gold paper, as usual, resulting in one opposite blank page with repaired damage; publisher's ornate hieroglyphic bookplate to front pastedown; long authorial and signed presentation inscription, dated Abbassia, Cairo, 21st of December 1933 to Mrs Shakespear at the beginning. First edition, limited to 750 'standard' copies only, of an extraordinary book production documenting an eccentric reconnaissance across the Western Egyptian desert with armoured Rolls Royce cars. The book design is outstanding and several Egyptian artists from the School of Applied Art in Cairo were employed, alongside British designers. Siwa Oasis is one of the most interesting places in the Western Desert, as it is mostly populated by Berbers, and same sex marriages and homosexuality are traditionally accepted. 'Major Dun originally intended to write an account of the journey from Cairo to Siwa by the armoured cars of the 12th Lancers for the Journal of the Royal Medical Corps, but as the story grew under his hands and the necessity for illustrations quite beyond our scope became apparent he enlarged the article into a remarkable book, to be published entirely byEgyptian printers. Field-Marshal Sir Wllliam Birdwood has written a foreword and some idea of the character of the book can he obtained from a cursory glance throngh the prospectus which has just been issued. Many of the illustrations are magnificent and the most remarkable are those by N. Strekalowsky, who has also illuminated each page of the narrative. The author has designed the covers, and many other artists, as well as students of the School of Fine Art, Egypt, have contributed drawings. This book would make an unusual and most attractive present to any Mess. The book is divided into four parts. The first is a narrative of the journey from Cairo to Siwa and back; the second is a short history of the customs and superstitions of the Siwa Oasis and adjacent Libyan Desert. Then come photographic pages and lastly a' map drawn by Mr. J. H. Rowntree, supplementing the sketch map in the text. The armoured cars took the northern route across the Wadi Matrun desert to Burg el Arab, next marched to Mersa Matruh on the coast, then on to Sollum and south to Siwa across the desert and the sea of stones. The return journey was from Siwa direct to Mersa Matruh and then to Cairo by the route previously followed' (contemporary review in the Journal of the Royal Medical Corps).

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        THE ROSE GARDEN OF OMAR KHAYYAM [and related items].

      - Six printed items of varying sizes, contained within a multi-compartmented red leather clamshell box with marbled papered sides, the box lightly worn. Comprises 3 increasingly smaller editions of the title work, each bound in slightly different shades of gilt lettered red leather; plus \i A Thimblefull of Books (a 36 page brief history and survey of miniature books, also by Thomson, dated 1933); \i Kind Words About the Smallest Printed Book in the World (reproducing various letters in praise of the enterprise); a proof sheet from the smallest version of the \i Rose Garden contained in a glassine envelope within printed paper wrappers; and a tiny magnifying glass for viewing the smaller items; privately printed, Worcester, MA, 1932-3. Limited to 250 copies. Bondy pp. 154-5; Bromer & Edison p. 115-6. *First published in 1910, \i The Rose Garden of Omar Khayyam is a translation of the leading representative quatrains of the \i Rubaiyat made into an eclogue by Eben Francis Thomson, based on his 1906 translation of the complete work. The two larger versions in this set (both vi+28 pages, printed in red & black), measure 4.5 cm. x 3.5 cm. and 15 cm. x 12 cm. respectively. The tiny miniature, (oblong 4 mm. x 6 mm.) is housed within a small removable gilt card box with a circular perspex viewing lid. It was the result of a challenge from the author to Hamilton B. Wood of the Commonwealth Press, to produce the smallest book in the world - and was accepted as such at the time of publication and for many years afterwards. (Louis Bondy, \i Miniature Books , devotes a chapter to 'The smallest books in the world' which leads with a detailed description of this boxed set, and notes that some later items also described as being the 'smallest in the world' were in fact larger than the miniature \i Rose Garden ). According to Bromer & Edison, the miniature \i Rose Garden took seven years to complete. Even the bookplate (of Kathryn Ida Hill Rickard, on the verso of the box lid and on upper wrapper verso of \i Kind Words ) in this set is itself a miniature. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Marlborough: His Life and Times

      - London, Bombay & Sydney: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., (1933, 1934, 1936, and 1938). In four volumes. First edition. 8vo. (612) pp., (651) pp., (608) pp., and (671) pp. Purple cloth stamped in gilt, with sunning to spines of Volumes I, II, and III; top edges gilt; dust-jackets foxed, wear to extremities, and with a large chip out of top of spine panel of Volume I affecting title; Volumes I and II price-clipped and from later printings. Despite these flaws, a very good set. John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough and ancestor of the author, was widely regarded as one of the greatest commanders in British military history. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Darren Winston, Bookseller, IOBA, SNEAB]
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        A Green Bough

      New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition. Number 228 of a limited 360 copies, signed by William Faulkner. Publisher's linen cloth stamped in black, with two labels illustrated by Lynd Ward on the front cover. Near Fine, with a few very tiny stains to the cloth, and toning to the pages. A beautiful copy.

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        NIGHT OVER FITCH'S POND

      Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1933, 1933. First edition. First edition. Author's first book. Fine in dust jacket, faded on the spine and with light wear to the spine ends. A very good story whereby Walter Drake, reconstructs the circumstances of the death of his friend, whose body he watched through the long night in the camp at Fitch's Pond. Was Julius Nettleton's death by drowning an accident or suicide? Bit by bit he reconstructs the story to learn what really happened and the hidden reason of why death intervened.

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        Hochschule für Politik der Nationalsozialistischen Deutschen Arbeiterpartei. Ein Leitfaden

      München 1933. 2. Auflage. Ganzleinen ohne SU, [viii], 211 Seiten, [12 Seiten Verlagswerbung]. Frakturschrift, Fadenbindung, Kopffarbschnitt. Einband mit leichten Lagerspuren, leicht braunfleckig, dezenter Besitzvermerk auf fliegendem Vorsatz, ansonsten keine Eintragungen, gutes Exemplar. Keine Beschädigungen, nicht stockig.

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        Ankunft im Alltag. Erzählung.

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

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        The Political Madhouse in America and nearer Home. A Lecture. With an Explanation by Bernard Shaw

      np, 1933. First edition. 63 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Later wrappers. First edition. 63 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Unrecorded Issue. Laurence A212d has same title but publisher is Constable and title is slightly different without "The Explanation" on title page

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        To a God Unknown

      New York: Robert O. Ballou, 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First edition, first issue. Light green cloth with gilt lettering. Cloth lightly soiled, worn, and faded (primarily at the spine). Light shelf lean, boards slightly bowed. Pages toned and with several hinges slightly over-opened. Steinbeck's acclaimed second novel and one of only 598 copies of the first issue.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Qu'on S'Explique. Postface au "Voyage au bout de la nuit"

      - A la lampe d'Aladdin, Liège 1933, 9,5x13,5cm, broché. - Edizione originale stampato solo 40 copie, una delle cinque copie numerate su Holland, solo carta di grandi dimensioni con 1 Giappone. Le prime copie sono state pubblicate in speciale coperta arancione. Questo è il secondo volume della serie di "spezie Hutch", che quattordici anni. Il nome di questa raccolta si riferisce a casi eseguiti da un falegname dovrebbe ricevere 6 serie di importanti documenti. Si noti che ci sono due collezioni complete di Olanda, lasciando solo tre copie separate disponibili di questo testo raro che segue il viaggio al termine della notte e che è dopo di lui per qualche mese. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée à seulement 40 exemplaires, un des 5 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, seuls grands papiers avec 1 Japon. Ces exemplaires de tête ont paru sous couverture spéciale orange. Il s'agit du deuxième volume de la collection du "Bahut des aromates" qui en compte quatorze. Le nom de cette collection fait référence aux coffrets exécutés par un ébéniste prévus pour recevoir les 6 séries de grands papiers. Il est à noter qu'il existe deux collections complètes sur Hollande, ne laissant que trois exemplaires séparés disponibles de ce texte rarissime qui fait suite au Voyage au bout de la nuit et qui ne lui est postérieur que de quelques mois.

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        The Poetical Works... edited by Quilter Johns.

      [Halifax]: The Haworth Press,, 1933. Octavo. Original russet-coloured niger morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, blind tooled "hinge" motif around the raised bands, top edges gilt, untrimmed. With the original fleece-lined patterned paper slipcase. Portrait frontispiece of Rochester (with tissue guard), wood-engraved dragon motif at colophon. An excellent copy. First of this edition, number 32 of 50 copies printed on handmade paper and bound in niger morocco. A very attractive edition; according to master printer Vivian Ridler, The Haworth Press was founded by G. K. Pratt and type for some of the books was set up by hand, although most of the printing was done by Sherratt & Hughes of Manchester, as is the case here. One of the finest modern editions of the great Restoration poet.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Empty Quarter being a description of the Great South Desert of Arabia known as Rub'al Khali.

      London, Constable & Company Ltd , 1933. 8vo. Original green cloth, spine lettered in red; pp. xxiv, 433; illustrations from photographs, 3 folding maps; binding a little marked, large folding map with a few old repairs, internally a very good copy, from Harrods' circulating library (blind-stamp inside rear cover). First edition, in the secondary binding, bu to the nrown cloth more commonly found. Philby's account of his journeys across the so-called 'Empty Quarter', the desert region at the heart of the Arabian peninsular, has become a classic of the travel literature. Though not in fact the first to cross the Rub'al Khali - Bertram Thomas had beaten him to that in 1931 - Philby undertook the more arduous traverse and, in Wilfrid Thesiger's opinion, his should be regarded 'as the greater of the two'.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        The Progress of Julius - true first edition

      London: Heinemann, 1933. A first edition, first printing published by Heinemann in 1933. A near fine book without inscriptions. A touch of spotting to the edges. Spine lightly faded. A little rubbing to the corners. Exceptionally rare to find in this condition.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        First Russia Then Tibet

      Macmillan, London., 1933. First edition. First issue in green cloth. Octavo. pp xvi, 328. Drawings and photographs, all but two by the author.Small ownership inscription on the front pastedown (under the flap). Very near fine in the later issue Macmillan's Miscellany dustwrapper which is very good indeed, slightly nicked at the edges and faintly tanned at the spine. (The first issue dustwrapper is genuinely rare.)

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis bookseller]
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        first russia then tibet

      

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        Les Oiseaux De Chez Nous

      Delachaux & Niestlé, Neuchâtel 1933 - In-plano reliure pleine toile éditeur sous étui cartonné. 135 aquarelles reproduites en grandeur originale et en quadrichromie contrecollées sur papier alfa gris. Ces aquarelles intéressantes aussi bien pour leur valeur artistique que pour leur qualité ornithologique, représentent les principaux passereaux de l'Europe centrale et d'autres espèces d'oiseaux utiles - rapaces, palmipèdes, etc. Complet des 4 petits fascicules de texte in-fine. Bel exemplaire. A.Ph.

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Bacchanal]
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        Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Deutschen Grönland-Expedition Alfred Wegener 1929 und 1930/31. Band 1: Geschichte der Expedition; Band 2: Seismik; Band 3: Glaziologie; Band IV: Meteorologie (in 2 Halbbänden, IV/1: Das Beobachtungsmaterial; IV/2: Die Ergebnisse); Band 5: Geodäsie (mit einem Nachtrag zu Bd. 4/2); Band 6: Anthropologie und Zoologie; Band 7: Zusammenfassung der wissenschaftlichen Ergebnisse.

      Brockhaus, Leipzig 1933-1940. 7 Bände in 8 Bänden (so komplett), 198 S. - 160 S. - 270 S. - 559 S. - 380 S. - 91 S. - 196 S. 73 S. mit zahlreichen Abbildungen, Tabellen und Karten (teils auch als Beilage), 4°, Original-Leinen, Bände 5 und 7 in privatem Halbleinen, Bibliotheks-Exemplare (ordnungsgemäß entwidmet) mit leichten Rückständen von den Rückenschildern, Stempel auf Vorsätzen und Titel, Einbände leicht fleckig, insgesamt gute und innen saubere Exemplare, Vollständig mit allen Beilagen! Versand D: 5,00 EUR Eiszeit, Expeditionen, Geodäsie, Geographie, Polargebiete, Hydrologie, Gletscher, Meteorologie, Zoologie

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        Fine signature (Virginia, 1882-1941, Novelist, Critic & Essayist)

      1933 - on a slip of paper, 4" x 2½", no place, no date, together with a magazine photo small filing hole on right hand edge A very difficult signature to obtain [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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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.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/Fair.

      [Bookseller: Clearwater Books]
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        Pourquoi la Guerre?

      Institut International de Coopération Intellectuelle 1933 - This is #281 of a limited printing of 3000 copies of Pourquoi la Guerre? (62 numbered pages), published by the Institut International de Coopération Intellectuelle in March, 1933. This is one of the french language copies of this first edition, which was published in French, English and German, of the 1932 correspondence between Albert Einstein (July) and Sigmund Freud (September) regarding the origins and nature of wars. Issued weeks after the ascension to power of the Nazi regime, with Hitler at its head, this was immediately banned in Germany, with almost all the German-language copies burned by the Nazis. The cover (app. 6.5" x 9") has sunning to its borders, shallow wear to the ends of the more notably sunned spine, and pencil notations to the top of the back cover. There are no deep tears or prominent stains. The lettering and art are unfaded and legible. The inside is very good, with no stamps or other attachments, no writing or notations. There are a few cracked gutters, but no loose and no missing pages. There is border sunning, which is mostly light, but no other notable stains. There are no page tears and few creases, none of which are significant. The above photos, of this copy, are accurate reflections its conditions. This would be sent internationally via expedited insured delivery, with a charge of $100. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        DUE DONNE PER UN UOMO

      MILANO: CORBACCIO, 1933. BROSSURA. BUONO. 12 18. I CORVI USATO

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