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        Houses and Gardens

      London: ''Architecture Illustrated'', 1933. 294 pages, colour frontispiece & 11 colour plates, 152 b/w plates with 300+ photographs, plans, elevations. Originally published in 1906 in a smaller format, this the scarce second, revised edition. Publisher's green cloth, with silver titling, decoration to upper board, spine. Some minor wear to covers, spine, front hinge loose, previous owner's name to half-title page, frontispiece loose; some spotting to prelims., and throughout, plates not affected. Uncommon in any condition. Size - 330mm. x 240mm.. [12875/470]. Second Revised Edition. Green Cloth. Very Good. 330mm. x 240mm.. Book.

      [Bookseller: William Glynn]
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        ON ANCIENT CENTRAL-ASIAN TRACKS: Brief Narrative of Three Three Expeditions in I

      - London 1933, MacMillan. 3/4 Leather over marbled boards, 9 panoramic views, 20 color plates,123 b.w. photos, fold-out map, 342p., index, very bright and clean copy. FIRST EDITION A succinct account of his explorations, antiquarian and geo- graphical account in Chinese Turkistan and adjacent parts of innermost Asia. Strenuous and hard travel were his daily path, which led the author to places no white man traversed. His archaeological work into the Pamirs, K'un-lun, sand- buried sites, Niya, Miran, Lou-lan, cave shrines of the Thousand Buddhas [at Dunhuang] &c. These early important finds set off a sensation throughout the scholarly world, and were the reason for subsequent research expeditions. A valuable important primary source. He was the last of the great geographers of uncharted areas. Stein 1862 to 1943. * The First Edition was issued in brown cloth with gold stamping on the spine and covers, with top edges in gilt, 17 x 24 cm. *

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        Goblin Market

      Four coloured illustrations and black and white tailpieces throughout. First trade edition. Tall 8vo., title printed in gold and black, original vellum boards, lettered in gilt. London, George G. Harrap.

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.]
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        Le Théâtre japonais (Kabuki)

      Jacques de Brunhoff, chez Jules Meynial, 1933. Grand in-4 demi-chagrin cerise (rel. mod.), couverture conservée, 95 pp. 32 planches couleurs en héliogravure et 48 illustrations dans le texte en noir. Couvertures brunies. Infimes rousseurs. Alexandre Iacovleff (1887-1938) est surtout connu comme le dessinateur des expéditions Citroën. Portraitiste avant tout, passionné par le monde du spectacle, il avait déjà effectué un voyage en Asie et rapporté ces grands portraits d'acteurs à la sanguine qui témoigne de sa virtuosité. Edition originale tiré à 500 exemplaires numéroté sur Arches.

      [Bookseller: Librairie de L' Avenue]
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        Pojecie prawdy w jezykach nauk dedukcyjnych. [The Concept of Truth in Formalized Language.]

      Nakladem Towarzystwa Naukowego Warszawskiego z Zasilku Ministerstwa wyznan Religijnych i Oswiecenia Publicznego, Warszawa 1933 - First edition. In publisher's printed wrappers. VII, (1), (1)-116, (2) p. Scarce first edition of Tarski's monograph on the concept of truth in formalized languages. "In his classic monograph on the concept of truth [.], Tarski will present a method for constructing definitions of truth for classical quantificational formal languages. When one succeeds in applying this method to a particular formal language, the end result will be the construction of a predicate in a metalanguage for that language whose essential properties will be that it will be constructed out of non-suspicious mathematical vocabulary and that it will be intuitively satisfied precisely by the intuitively true sentences of the object language. At the same time, Tarski shows how, in terms of the defined notion of truth, one can give intuitively adequate definitions of the semantical notions of definability and denotation, and he indicates how it is possible to define the notion of truth in a structure in a way analogous to the one used to define truth. That allows him to conclude that the acceptability and rigor of the "recent methodological studies" (of Löwenheim, Skolem, Gödel and Tarski himself, among others), have been vindicated [.]." (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy) Alfred Tarski (1901-1983) "widely considered as one of the greatest logicians of the twentieth century (often regarded as second only to Gödel), and thus as one of the greatest logicians of all time. Among philosophers he is especially known for his mathematical characterizations of the concepts of truth and logical consequence for sentences of classical formalized languages, and to a lesser extent for his mathematical characterization of the concept of a logical constant for expressions of those same languages." (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy). Panels sunned. Front panel with two stains. Otherwise clean. In fine condition. In publisher's printed wrappers [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        La Guerre des Juifs Roman Traduit de lAllemand par Maurice Remon

      First French edition. 8vo., original yellow wrappers. Paris, Albin Michel.

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        La Croisière jaune. Expédition Citroën Centre-Asie. Troisième mission

      Paris, Plon, 1933. Fort in-4, broché, non coupé, couverture rempliée imprimée en noir et rouge, chemise jaunes de l'éditeur, (sans l'étui) [4] ff, 2 portraits, XLI- 342- [3] pages, 62 planches reproduisant 123 photographies ou dessins de Iacovleff, peintre officiel de la mission, 6 cartes dont 3 hors texte. Infimes rousseurs en couverture, sinon très bon exemplaire. Tirage limité à 2350 exemplaires. Édition originale de ce somptueux compte-rendu de la troisème expédition Citroën à travers l'Asie

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        Die Harze und die Harzbehälter. Die botanischen und chemischen Grundlagen unserer Kenntnisse über die Bildung, die Entwicklung und die Zusammensetzung der pflanzlichen Exkrete.

      Gebrüder Borntraeger, Leipzig 1933 - 1936. - 418 S. (Band 1) - 1858 S. (Band 2 in 3 Bänden) mit zahlreichen Abbildungen und Tabellen, Die seltene 3. Auflage komplett in guter Erhaltung! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 6050 Groß 8°, Halbleder der Zeit mit Rückentitel, Bibliotheks-Exemplare (ordnungsgemäß entwidmet) mit Papier-Rückenschild, Stempel auf Titel, Einbände leicht berieben (an den Kanten und am Rücken etwas stärker), insgesamt gutes und innen sauberes Exemplar, Dritte umgearbeitete Auflage von "Die Harze und die Harzbehälter von A. Tschirch", 2 Bände in 4 B Bänden (Band 2 in 3 Teilbänden),. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das Angebot beinhaltet nur die beiden ungespielten Schellack-Platten zum Buch von Czech-Jochberg:] Vom 30. Januar zum 21. März - Die Tage der nationalen Erhebung. [Inhalt der beiden Platten:] "Aufruf an das deutsche Volk" - Ansprache des Reichskanzlers Adolf Hitler bei der Übernahme der nationalen Regierung am 31. Jan. 1933. Nur als Bestandteil des Buches: Czech-Jochberg, "Vom 30. Januar zum 21. März", erhältlich (Platte 1: Qu 553-0 / Qu 554-0; Platte 2: Qu 555-0 / Qu 556-0).

      Leipzig: Verlag "Das neue Deutschland" ( 1933 - [2 Platten mit 25-cm-Durchmesser u. 78 UpM; die Original-Cover sind neutral]. * Das Buch wird relativ oft angeboten, aber die Platten-Beilagen fehlen meistens. Falls doch vollständige Exemplare angeboten werden, läßt die schwammige Beschreibung nichts Gutes erwarten. Ohne das Buch umfasst unser Angebot hier die 2 absolut ungespielten Exemplare der Platten, zu erkennen z.B. am glänzenden Label, das auch am Mittelloch keinerlei Druck- bzw. Schleifspuren aufweist, die sich beinahe zwangsläufig beim Abspielvorgang ergeben. Auch keinerlei Kratzer oder auch nur leichte Wischer auf oder zwischen den Rillen (letztere entstehen durch feinste Staubkörnchen beim Herausziehen aus der Hülle). Risse, Sprünge, Randabplatzungen oder Nadellöcher sind kein Thema. Dementsprechend ein sauberer und voller Ton ohne Verzerrungen oder Klirr. Das systembedingte Knistern bzw. Rauschen, bedingt durch eine leichte Rauhheit des Press-Materials, bleibt absolut im Hintergrund. Die Platten wurden getestet durch Abspielen auf dem 4-tourigen HiFi-Plattenspieler BRAUN PS-500 mit SHURE-Spezial-Schellacknadel. Ein sicherer Versand wird garantiert. Der Versand erfolgt in einem großen u. stabilen Karton (Karton im Karton); die beiden Schellacks werden rundum weich abgepolstert. Versand als versichertes Paket (im Inland 6,00€). Das von ABEBOOKS/ZVAB ausgeworfene Einheits-Porto gilt nicht. Das Scan zeigt nur die A-Seite der ersten Platte. Der Preis gilt für beide Schellack-Platten zusammen. Zum Lieferumfang gehören 2 transparente und 2 neue Schutzhüllen aus Folie bzw. Karton (ohne Abbildung). Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Kunze, Gernot, Versandantiquariat]
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        Following Thomas Jefferson 1743-1826. 13 volumes. 156 original etchings. First edition. Signed

      Lime Rock, CT and Coral Gables, FL: Bernhardt Wall, 1933-1936. Sq. 4to, 9 x 10 inches. bound by Wall in grey cloth spines over etched boards; dust jacket with manuscript spine label. 13 volumes. 156 etchings printed in colors on heavy wove paper (plus covers and etcher's slips), of which many are individually signed, a few tissue guards still present. Laid in is a photographic copy of a TLS by Franklin Roosevelt, thanking Wall for sending a copy of (likely this) work. NUMBER 6 OF 100 SETS SIGNED BY WALL and with his etcher's slip indicating that he produced the book in Coral Gables, Florida. Weber, Following Bernhardt Wall 1872-1956, pages 42-43. Bernhardt Wall was born in Buffalo, New York on Dec. 30, 1872. He studied at the Buffalo Art Student's League then moved on to study in New York under Henry Reuterdahl and also apprenticed under William Auerbach-Levy. Wall began a career as a lithographic illustrator in 1889 working primarily as a commercial artist in New York and Buffalo. He soon became known as the "Postcard King" and designed over 5,000 comic cards. The year1915 marked a defining point in Wall's artistic career. Wall visited Colorado, Nevada and California making etchings of Indians, cowboys and major cities which were later published in a portfolio entitled, "Under Western Skies." These proved to be very successful and the artist shortly thereafter moved to California permanently. Wall continued to produce many fine etchings of the American West and by 1930 had also become a much respected historian of the region. Bernhardt Wall was unique in that he not only drew the etchings for his books, but he also printed and bound them. His books are in libraries and universities around the world including the British Museum, Library of Congress, the libraries of Harvard, Yale, Columbia, and Brown Universities. His works were also in the private collections of J. P. Morgan, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Henry C. Frick and Dr. N.C. Mathewson. Wall etched three sitting presidents of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt, Warren Taft, and Henry Coolidge. Other prominent individuals etched by Wall include Sam Houston, Mark Twain, Thomas A. Edison, Abraham Lincoln, and Andrew Jackson. Artist and historian, Bernhardt Wall (1872-1956) was a pioneer etcher and producer of fine press books who treated a vast array of subjects, including Texas and the Southwest. Historians of fine press printing have compared him to William Blake. This collection of Wall's scrapbooks, publications, and correspondence was built by collector Natalie Williams of Marshall, Texas.

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        IL MISTERO DELLA CANDELA RITORTA

      MILANO: BIETTI, 1933. BROSSURA. BUONO. 12 17. USATO

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        The Kingfish: A Biography of Huey P. Long

      GP PUTNAMS SONS, NEW YORK 1933 - spine is sunned, previous owner's bookplate on front end paper, unmarked text, good binding, general wear DATE PUBLISHED: 1933 EDITION: 286 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sarkana Palidziba. [Red Aid]. N. 3; N. 4/5

      C. K. Izdevums; Sarkana palidziba Spiestuve, [Latvia] 1933 - First editions. Two issues. 13; 44pp. Mimeographed. In original stapled illustrated wrappers. Slightly yellowed, somewhat nicked at edges, but still easily very good. Rare issues of this Latvian underground, anti-fascist, pro-communist magazine of the Red Aid. Issue number 3 features a giant head of Adolf Hitler supervising a massacre of workers by Nazi soldiers wearing swastika-armband; on the rear wrapper a similarly sized Mussolini-head supervises the stabbing of man, the text reads: "Nost! Fasismu!" (Away with Fascism!). The cover of issue 4/5 illustrates the first article of the magazine "Pret jauno sodu likarmu" (Against the New Penalty Law), with the images of hanged men, prison, handcuffs, swastika, and barbed wire. Very scarce. We could only trace copies of these two numbers in the Ainars Ikstens collection of the Hoover Institution Archives. [Attributes: First Edition]

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

      8vo. New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1933. 8vo., [1]-67, [1 colophon] pp., with an inlaid frontispiece plate from a wood engraving and a woodcut vignette in the colophon, both printed in green. Original beige cloth stamped in black with two inlaid pictorial labels printed from woodcuts, backstrip lettered in black, unopened, uncut. Minor age-toning to edges and backstrip, otherwise a very good copy. First edition, issued without a dust-jacket, of an edition limited to 360 copies -- this is number 317 signed in ink at the colophon by William Faulkner. Faulkner's second and last published book of poetry during his lifetime.

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        STORIA DEL RISORGIMENTO E DELL'UNITA' D'ITALIA.

      Milano, Rizzoli, 1933-65. In-8 gr., 8 voll., tela edit. (gli ultimi 3 con la sovracoperta), ca. 1000 pp. cad., con un notevole apparato iconografico di oltre 6000 ill. in b.n. nel t. Storia del Risorgimento dalle origini, cioè dalla scomparsa del predominio spagnolo in Italia nella prima metà del Settecento, fino al 1859. Iniziata da Spellanzon, alla sua morte l'opera fu portata a termine da Di Nolfo (voll. VI-VIII). Importante studio, anche dal punto di vista iconografico. Raro a trovarsi completo. Molto ben conservato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Malavasi sas]
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        Lost Horizon.

      London Macmillan 1933 - 8vo., publisher's variant red/orange cloth, spine lettered in gilt, slight lean; unclipped dust-jacket with "7/6 NET" printed price, small, professional restoration to head of spine and top edge of upper panel, the occasional spot, mild toning, otherwise very good-plus. First edition, signed by the author on the title-page. Hilton's classic novel of the fictional Tibetan utopia, famously brought to the silver screen by Frank Capra in 1937. An increasingly scarce first edition in the dust-jacket, especially signed thus and in such good condition, and one of only a few recorded in the variant red cloth. Bleiler (1978), p. 100; Cawthorn and Moorcock Fantasy: The 100 Best Books 45 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        A Pictorial Map of Peiping in full colours. Map title: Peiping.

      Tientsin / Peiping. Peiyang Press, Ltd. No date. Ca. 1928- 1933. Color pictographic / pictorial map, 22 3/4 x 19 inches on sheet size 23 1/2 x 19 1/2 (60 x 49.5 cm), folding as issued into titled paper pocket 8 x 4 1/4 inches. A particularly bright, clean copy in original protective pocket. A few tiny spots of ink from the printing process, no tears. A scarce and handsome pictorial map of the inner city of Peiping (Peking/Beijing) by John Kirk Sewall showing Tartar City, Chinese City and the Forbidden City, with people and animals in silhouette and temples, theaters, etc, in bright colors. The WorldCat entry for this map (with holdings at three libraries) notes "The map is decorated with small illustrations of landmark buildings and black silhouettes of workers, pedestrians and animals. Essentially a tourist map since it includes sightseeing attractions, rail station, hotels etc. It also depicts the Legation Quarter...Imprint date based on the first use of Peiping in 1928 and the representation of the German Legation by the black, red and gold Reichsbanner flag which was banned in 1933." The Wikipedia entry notes that the horizontal black, white and gold flag was "In use at the beginning of the Weimar Republic (1918-1919), by the foreign services (1922-33), and by the Nazi regime from March 1933 until August 1935."

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        Weltkrieg 1914/18 - Band I - IV

      I: Der Weltkrieg. II: Der Luftkrieg. III: Der Seekrieg. IV: Der Krieg in den Kolonien. Mettmann, Selbstverlag, 1933/39, Gebundene Ausgabe, Kartoniert, 53 + 56 + 53 + 52 Bilder, Kö 20905, Einbände teils stockfleckig, bei Band III Rücken stärker stockfleckig, Einband Band I mit kleiner reparierter Fehlstelle, Zustand 2- (Q563A) (Q563A)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht - Preis inkl. MwSt.]
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        Weltkrieg 1914/18 - Band I - IV,

       1933. I: Der Weltkrieg. II: Der Luftkrieg. III: Der Seekrieg. IV: Der Krieg in den Kolonien. Mettmann, Selbstverlag, 1933/39, Gebundene Ausgabe, Kartoniert, 53 + 56 + 53 + 52 Bilder, Kö 20905, Einbände teils stockfleckig, bei Band III Rücken stärker stockfleckig, Einband Band I mit kleiner reparierter Fehlstelle, Zustand 2- (Q563A) (Q563A) Versand D: 6,00 EUR

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        The Winding Stair and Other Poems

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1933. LIMITED FIRST EDITION. original dust jacket. Very Good/Very Good. FIRST EDITION OF YEATS'S COMPREHENSIVE AND ACCOMPLISHED COLLECTION THE WINDING STAIR AND OTHER POEMS , ONE OF ONLY 2000 COPIES PRINTED. "Yeats is now seen as one of a handful of Irish writers whose influence and example helped create twentieth-century modernist literature in the English language... His huge international reputation is securely based on the mystery and grandeur of his late verse and the poignancy of his love poetry, but he first came to fame as the exotically Celtic poet of a 'new' nationalist Ireland: almost single-handed, he made Irishness culturally fashionable. Spearheading a great cultural renaissance, he moved into his maturity as the voice of his country" (Oxford Dictionary of National Biography). "Much as he seeks in this long volume, bringing together 64 poems written in the late 1920s and early 1930s, images of order and serenity, he is still drawn to the wild, the dark and the passionate… On the one hand, Yeats is self-consciously inventing new traditions. The "Romantic Ireland" that he once associated with the old Fenian John O'Leary is now located firmly in Coole Park, the home of his friend Augusta Gregory, which is repeatedly used in the volume as the location of an imagined ascendancy…. But, on the other hand there is Crazy Jane, based on an old woman who lived in a cottage near Gort, through whom Yeats speaks in a series of seven poems. She is wild, earthy, reckless, fizzing with the energy of sex and defiance. She reminds Yeats and his readers that Ireland's greatest poet is not yet ready for the sanctity of an honoured grave" (Fintan O'Toole, The Irish Times). A slim signed limited volume The Winding Stair was issued in 1929, but this 1933 collection, The Winding Stair and Other Poems is regarded as a completely new book. Whereas the 1929 edition contained only six poems, the 1933 collection is Yeats's longest separate volume of verse, featuring 64 poems, including the masterpieces: "Dialogue Between Self and Soul", "Blood and the Moon," "Byzantium," the Coole Park poems, "Vacillation," and two separately titled long sequences ending with the exquisite lyric "From the 'Antigone.'" London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1933. Octavo, original blind-stamped green cloth with pictorial design by T. Sturge Moore on front board, original pictorial dust jacket; pages untrimmed (as issued). Housed in custom teal book box. Some foxing to edges of text block, cloth exceptionally clean. Dust jacket with abrasion to bottom right of front panel. A handsome copy of one of Yeats's most important works.

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        Paris de Nuit.

      Paris Édition Arts et Métiers Graphiques 1933 - First edition. 4to., text by Paul Morand, 60 gravure reproductions of Brassaï's photographs, photo-pictorial wrappers with a spiral binding, small ink ownership name to title-page, usual general age-toning to text, wrappers a little rubbed and mildly creased but overall a good example of a photographic classic. "Night does not show things, it suggests them. It disturbs and surprises us with its strangeness." (Brassaï). The photographer, Hungarian émigré Brassaï (1899 - 1984), claimed no more than observing while moving amid the built environment of Paris and its denizens after dark with his camera and tripod. In 1933 he compiled some of the photographs taken during the two years of these after-dark strolls in a book entitled Paris de nuit. Showing the nocturnal "City of Light" in saturated tones of black, grey, and neon white, the book established a new visual aesthetic in photography and was rightfully considered by John Szarkowski, the Director of Photography at MOMA, nothing less but "one of the most remarkable of all photographic books". Roth 76; Parr & Badger I 134; Hasselblad 110. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Children's Haggadah.

      London Shapiro Vallentine & Co 1933 - First edition; Large 4to, (31.3 x 23.3 cm); [2], 45, [5] ll.; text in Hebrew and English. Some signs of wear to pages. Original illuminated boards, rust-coloured cloth spine, rubbed. A very good copy. First Edition of this famous and much loved children's Haggadah with its moveable parts. Illustrated by Erwin Singer "with a new translation in prose and verse" by Mr Isidore Wartski and Rev. Arthur Saul Super and "with a selection of Seder Melodies" (9 pages). Elaborate illustrations, some of which include moving parts. Erwin Singer was a Berlin artist and art teacher, who emigrated to Britain, circa 1930s. He took part in a few Emigre exhibitions in Britain. His work Jüdische Pfadfinder (Jewish Boy Scouts, 1932) hangs in the Jewish Museum Berlin, side by side with work by Max Liebermann. Yudlov 3449. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Livingstones - A Novel of Contemporary Life.

      Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, London., 1933. First edition. Octavo. 653 pages. The author's first novel. Cloth a little faded and rubbed at head and tail of spine. Very good in the scarce dustwrapper, designed by Ronald Grierson, which is marked, nicked and chipped at head of spine.

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        Femmes. Collection d'etudes photographiques du corps human. Sasha Stone.

      Paris: Editions Arts et Metiers Graphiques, 1933 - First Edition Folio. 20 loose leaves (title-page + nineteen plates numbered 2 to 20 )(31x24.5 cm) fine condition. Sasha Stone,born Aleksander Steinsapir (1895-1940)was a Russian born artist.A stateless photographer, he and his first wife,were successful photographers during the 1920s and 1930s. One of his most notable work is the cover of Walter Benjamin?s book Einbanstraße(One-Way Street) published in 1928. During his military career he served in World War I and was honorably discharged. While in the United States Army he was granted a stay at the American Expeditionary Forces(AEF) Art Training Centre in Paris after the war.In 1933,the couple were part of the Exposition Internationales de la Photographie in Brussels.their collection of nudes were published in Les Femme through the French magazine Arts et Metiers Graphique.(bron Wikipedia). 0 g. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Marlborough His Life and Times.

      London Harrap 1933 - Four volumes, all first editions, 8vo., illustrated with various black & white illustrations and maps, a few random spots to margins, otherwise near-fine, modern half red morocco gilt, spines in six gilt ruled compartments, gilt lettered direct in second, third, and fourth, gilt rampant lion centre-piece to others, all edges gilt, housed in a leather-entry slip-case, a very attractive set in every respect. The author's magnum opus biography of John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough. "Marlborough was originally intended to run to only 200,000 words, but eventually exceeded 1,000,000" - Muir Woods A40(a). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Goblin Market

      London: William Heinemann, 1933. One of 410 Copies Signed by Arthur Rackham[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. ROSSETTI, Christina. Goblin Market. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd. [1933].One of 410 copies signed by Arthur Rackham, this being copy No. 403. Octavo (9 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches; 228 x 146 mm.). 44, [1], [3, blank] pp. Four full-page color plates and nineteen drawings in black and white.Publisher's limp vellum, front cover decoratively lettered in gilt, pictorial end-papers in green and white, top edge gilt, others uncut. A fine copy in the original (chipped) glassine wrapper and slipcase with limitation label with matching number. Chemised in a full tan morocco slipcase. Chemise with bookplate of renowned collector Richard Manney.Goblin Market (composed in April 1859 and published in 1862) is a narrative poem by Christina Rossetti. In a letter to her publisher, Rossetti claimed that the poem, which is interpreted frequently as having features of remarkably sexual imagery, was not meant for children. However, in public Rossetti often stated that the poem was intended for children, and went on to write many children's poems. When the poem appeared in her first volume of poetry, Goblin Market and Other Poems, it was illustrated by her brother, the Pre-Raphaelite artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Goblin Market is about two close young sisters, Laura and Lizzie, who hear the sounds of the goblin fruit market from their house where they reside by themselves. At first they try to ignore the enticing calls of the goblin men but eventually Laura decides to go out and see what's happening. Lizzie warns her not to, but Laura is too curious. The goblin men offer her their fruit, and Laura thinks it looks tasty. She doesn't have any money, but the goblins offer to take a piece of her golden hair instead. So Laura gives up some of her hair, gorges herself on goblin fruit, and heads on home to her sister.But after eating all that goblin fruit, Laura starts to waste away. Lizzie gets worried and decides to go down to the market to see what's what. The goblin men try to tempt her the way they tempted Laura, but Lizzie stands firm. The goblin men turn violent and try to stuff fruit in Lizzie's mouth, but she squeezes her mouth shut, so they just end up getting juice all over her. Lizzie runs back to their house all covered in goblin fruit juice. Laura kisses the juice off her sister's cheeks and is miraculously, but painfully, healed.Years later, Laura and Lizzie are both wives and mothers, and they describe their experience in the goblin market to their own children as a cautionary tale about the importance of sisterly love.Latimore and Haskell, p 69; Riall, p. 179.

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        Marlborough His Life and Times.

      London Harrap 1933 - Four volumes, all first editions, 8vo., illustrated with various black & white illustrations and maps, modern half red morocco gilt by Bayntun of Bath, spines in six gilt ruled compartments, gilt lettered direct in second and third, gilt military devices to others, top edge gilt, volume one with a few marks to cloth sides and top edge, otherwise a near-fine set. The author's magnum opus biography of John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough. "Marlborough was originally intended to run to only 200,000 words, but eventually exceeded 1,000,000" - Muir Woods A40(a). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Arthur Rackham Fairy Book, The

      London: George G. Harrap & Co., 1933. Arthur Rackham's 'Old Favourites of the Nursery'RACKHAM, Arthur. The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book. A book of old favourites with new illustrations. London: George G. Harrap & Co., [1933].Limited to 460 numbered copies, signed by the artist (of which this is number 354). Octavo (9 x 6 in; 228 x 150 mm). 288 pp. Eight full-page color plates and sixty drawings in black and white.Publisher's vellum over boards, ruled and lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Gold and white pictorial endpapers. Two tiny orange (rust) spots on spine, otherwise a fine copy in the original gray cardboard slipcase with matching limitation number."...with the Hans Andersen maybe mentioned The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book, undertaken in the same propitious mood and published in the following year. The illustrations were all new, though it was not the first time, as Rackham admitted in his preface, that he had illustrated several of these old favourites of the nursery, 'in the thirty years and more that my work has led me through enchanted lands'. The Fairy Tales include:Hop-O'-My-ThumbDick WittingtonJack and the BeanstalkBeauty and the BeastThe Story of Sindbad the SailorJack the Giant-KillerThe Ugly DucklingThe Princess and the PeaBlue BeardThe Story of Aladdin, or The Wonderful LampThe Sleeping BeautyThe Three BearsAli BabaCinderellaPuss in BootsThe Emporer's New ClothesLittle Red Riding-HoodHansel and GrethelLatimore and Haskell, p. 69; Derek Hudson, Arthur Rackham, p. 134; Riall, p. 182.

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        Das Ehrenbuch des Führers. Der Weg zur Volksgemeinschaft.

      Friedrich Floeder Verlag, 1933 - 320 Seiten, 104 Abbildungen; ein Leporello, 4°. ERSTAUSGABE. SELTEN. Vord. Einbanddeckel etwas wellig, Schnitt etwas angebräunt. Vord. Vorsatz mit Vermerk von alter Hand, sonst gutes und wohlerhaltenes Exemplar. Innen von schöner Erhaltung. [B]

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        MICKEY MOUSE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT

      Blue Ribbon Books, Inc., New York 1933 - (Disney, Walt) MICKEY MOUSE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT story and illustrations by the Staff of the Walt Disney Studios. New York: Blue Ribbons Books, Inc., (1933). First edition. 8vo - 7-1/2" x 9-3/4". Color pictorial glazed printed paper over boards in almost "AS NEW" condition, with a single short area of extremely minor edge wear to the head of the upper board for a magnificent copy of the book. Color pictorial printed dust wrapper with minor toning/discoloration, especially to the back panel for what is an attractive and rare survival. 48 pp. Color pictorial endpapers. Illustrated throughout with twenty-one two color (black and yellow) drawings and four double page full color pop-ups designed and drawn by the Walt Disney Studios. The book is unmarked and the pop-ups are complete and function as intended. This is a magnificent book in unbelievable condition. The condition of the book is FINE. The condition of the dust wrapper is VERY GOOD +. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Modern Thermodynamics By The Methods Of Willard Gibbs

      Methuen & Co. Ltd, London 1933 - Xvi, 206 Pp. Blue Cloth, Gilt. A Landmark Text In The Development Of Modern Thermodynamics. Lightly Rubbed Cloth, All Gilt Still Brilliant, Bookplate Of Dutch-American Physicist Jan Korringa (Principal Assistant To H A Kramers) And With His Tiny Pencil Marginalia In A Few Pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les Oiseaux de chez nous. 135 reproductions d'aquarelles dont 12 de Paul-e Robert, fils, auteur des textes monographiques

      Neuchatel et Paris. Hardcover. Paris, 1933. Large folio, publisher's burgundy cloth. (535 x 385 mm.) With 135 plates by Paul-A. Robert. A beautifully illustrated title, with fine aquarelle reproductions of Robert's works. With four text booklets in rear pockets in fine condition. A quite well preserved copy, near fine with fine contents. Some wear and chips to labels at spine. Nissen IVB, 784. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. . Fine. 1933. First Edition.

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        Der Holz- und Steinbildhauer, Fachblatt für das gesamte plastische Kunsthandwerk * 12 Jahrgänge 1933 - 1944

      Berlin, Karl Ulrich & Co. Verlag für gewerbliche Fachliteratur, 1933 - 1944. Vollständige Ausgabe in den original Verlagseinbänden: insgesamt 32 Hefte, gebunden jeweils als Broschur / Kartoneinband / Steifumschlag im Format 22 x 31 cm mit illustriertem Deckeltitel. Die Jahrgänge 1933-1940 jeweils in vier Heften, Jahrgänge 1941-1944: 4 Hefte in 2 Doppelheften; ohne Heft 3/1940. Je Heft etwa 32 - 127 Seiten, mit zahlreichen - teilweise ganzseitigen - Fotoabbildungen auf Kunstdruckpapier. - Erstausgabe in guter bis sehr guter Erhaltung. - Bildende Kunst in Deutschland im 20. Jahrhundert, Bildhauerkunst im Nationalsozialismus, Schnitzkunst, Holzschnitzerei, Holzplastik, Holzrelief, Kunstgeschichte, Brunnenfigur, Bronze, Standbild, Statue, Relief, Gebäudeplastik, Fachschule Oberammergau, illustrierte Bücher, NS.-Kunst, NS.-Schrifttum, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut Versand D: 5,90 EUR Bildende Kunst in Deutschland im 20. Jahrhundert, Bildhauerkunst im Nationalsozialismus, Schnitzkunst, Holzschnitzerei, Holzplastik, Holzrelief, Kunstgeschichte, Brunnenfigur, Bronze, Standbild, Statue, Relief, Gebäudeplastik, illustrierte Bücher, NS.-Kunst, NS.-Schrifttum, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut

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        Flush A biography

      Illustrated "With four original drawings by Vanessa Bell" and six other illustrations. First edition. 8vo., original brown cloth, dust jacket. London, Hogarth Press.

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        Louder and Funnier.

      Faber & Faber. London., 1933. First edition, first issue in mustard-yellow cloth with titles in green on spine. Octavo. 286 pages. A selection of essays written mostly for Vanity Fair magazine. Introduction by the author. This is the only book he published with Faber.On the front free endpaper is a contemporary gift inscription from a member of the Dutch aristocratic Quarles van Ufford family. Tail of spine slightly bumped. Very good indeed in the Rex Whistler dustwrapper which is good, nicked, with a large chip at the head of the spine and with a few tears. A bright copy none the less.

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        Winter landscape outside the Veenepoort in Kampen, with a windmill, gate and drawbridge. In the foreground two boys and a small dog on the ice.

      Pen in brown ink and watercolours on thick paper, within ruled ink border, 281 x 272 mm. No watermark visible. Signed lower left 'H. Avercamp f.' Regular age toning, some unobtrusive stains in the sky. Lit.: Welcker 1933, p. 288, kopie

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        Arthur Rackham Fairy Book, The

      London: George G. Harrap & Co., 1933. Arthur Rackham's 'Old Favourites of the Nursery' RACKHAM, Arthur. The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book. A book of old favourites with new illustrations. London: George G. Harrap & Co., [1933]. Limited to 460 numbered copies, signed by the artist (of which this is number 354). Octavo (9 x 6 in; 228 x 150 mm). 288 pp. Eight full-page color plates and sixty drawings in black and white. Publisher's vellum over boards, ruled and lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Gold and white pictorial endpapers. Two tiny orange (rust) spots on spine, otherwise a fine copy in the original gray cardboard slipcase with matching limitation number. "...with the Hans Andersen maybe mentioned The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book, undertaken in the same propitious mood and published in the following year. The illustrations were all new, though it was not the first time, as Rackham admitted in his preface, that he had illustrated several of these old favourites of the nursery, 'in the thirty years and more that my work has led me through enchanted lands'. The Fairy Tales include: Hop-O'-My-Thumb Dick Wittington Jack and the Beanstalk Beauty and the Beast The Story of Sindbad the Sailor Jack the Giant-Killer The Ugly Duckling The Princess and the Pea Blue Beard The Story of Aladdin, or The Wonderful Lamp The Sleeping Beauty The Three Bears Ali Baba Cinderella Puss in Boots The Emporer's New Clothes Little Red Riding-Hood Hansel and Grethel Latimore and Haskell, p. 69; Derek Hudson, Arthur Rackham, p. 134; Riall, p. 182.

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        Mein Kampf 1 Eine Abrechnung 2 Die nationalsozialistische Bewegung

      Munchen, Franz Eher, 1933, due volumi in-8vo brossura con sovraccoperta (con ritratto di H.) pp. XVIII-(5)-406-(2) + XVI-409/781-(11). Piccoli difetti e minimi "restauri" amatoriali alle sole copertine e sovraccoperte. Interni molto buono cos" come lo stato di conservazione (in camicia e custodia cofanetto moderne, dorso con snodi, in pelle rossa, senza titoli al dorso. E' questa la prima edizione pubblicata dopo l'ascesa al potere di H. e la tiratura in brossura  assai pi rara delle altre.

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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. 8vo., xxiv, 342pp., inscribed copy, 2 pages ads at end, 147 illustrations including some in colour, folding map, top edge gilt others uncut, original tan cloth gilt, gilt medallion to upper cover, light wear, corners bumped, a very good copy. Inscribed in Stein's hand: "Presented to/ Captain and Mrs. Hay/ in grateful remembrance/ of much kind help./ Malakand: May 3, 1933." A comprehensive summary of the results of the author's first three Central Asian expeditions and of his researches carried out during the years 1900-16. In order to avoid repetitions he sometimes includes in one chapter descriptions of a place, such as Niya or Lou-lan from two separate visits which results in some jumping around out of chronological order. He focuses on the most important archaeological excavations with less attention to some of the extended geographical and topographical explorations. Yakushi S723a. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Darrera el Vidre. Poemes d'adolescent

      Barcelona, L'Amic de les Arts 1933 - 73 pp. ilustraciones a página entera de Joan Miró. Colofón a cargo de J. V. Foix [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Mosquitoes

      Liveright Publishing Corporation, New York 1933 - Second edition. Stated on the front flap of the dustwrapper as a "New Edition" with a price of $3.00, and ads on the rear panel as per Petersen. Fine in near fine "cardplayer" dustwrapper with some overall toning, and shallow loss at and near the crown. A handsome copy. Petersen Collection A4.3.

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