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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]

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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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      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.

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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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        Frescoes of Diego Rivera

      New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1933. Hardcover. Near Fine. Portfolio (with flaps) containing 19 unbound color prints (each with glassine and folding mat), and a 24-page stapled and stringbound booklet containing some text and black and white photos of 15 of the frescoes. 46cm. Modest cover soil and hints of wear on portfolio cover (orange boards backed in cloth). Internally Fine. Title-page of booklet has a red ownership stamp (with minor offsetting on portfolio flap).

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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.

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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'.

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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.

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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.)

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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.

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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]

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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.

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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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        HOOF BEATS

      The Dial Press, Inc. SIGNED FIRST EDITION 1933 - This is a very good plus hardcover copy. Yellow cloth is bright and clean without the usuall soiling. Light discolorization to upper right corners of cloth, front and rear. Copy is very tight and square. Dustjacket/brodart covered and $2.00 price intact. Light to small chipping to corner folds. Chips and small pieces missing to top of dustjacket spine. Very light chipping to bottom of d.j. spine. A one inch tear to front of d.j. bottom edge. Copy is SIGNED BY WM. S. HART on front free endpaper. = We ship all books with Delivery Confirmation. Insurence is extra. = We have been selling Used Books for over 28 years. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Sailing Sailing Swiftly

      First edition. 8vo., original yellow cloth, lettered in gilt, dust jacket. London, Putnam.

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        En flyktning krysser sitt spor.

      1933 1933 - Orig. udgave. Oslo: Tiden Norsk 1933. 456 s. De orig. omslag med lette brugsspor ellers rent og velholdt ubeskåret eksemplar indbundet med de orig. omslag i smukt privat halvlæder med guldtryk på ryggen. * Med dedikation: "Gunnar Eckhardt! Er det vanskelig å lese boken, da tenk mig som har skrevet den. Aksel Sandemose".Johansen & Væth side 12.

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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 1933 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Design for Living.

      1933 - First edition. 8vo., cloth. New York, Doubleday, Doran and Company. Inscribed in pencil on the front free endpaper 'For Cecil from Noël. 1933', further inscribed in pencil (first in Lynn Fontanne's hand) 'For Cecil - From Lynn -(then in Lunt's hand) Alfred Lunt', the word Lunt overwritten 'Otto', Lunt's character in the play, which premiered on Broadway in 1933, with Coward, Lunt, and Fontanne in the starring roles. The play was written with Lunt and Fontanne in mind, Coward having first met the couple in 1921, a long friendship ensuing. The possibility exists that the inscriptions are to Cecil Beaton, long time friend of all three, and designer of the sets and costumes for Coward's 'Quadrille'. He was in New York in 1933, vide a photograph of Beaton in fancy dress at the Opera Ball in April 1933. All three actors were also photographed often by Beaton. Spine faded, some browning and light foxing to the endpapers, a very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Aus Krisenzeiten. [Demonstration II]. Orig.-Lithographie auf Lithopapier.

      Zürich, Fretz 1933 - 58 x 45 cm, Min knickspurig, tadell. Im Stein monogram. u. datiert. Die Auflagen waren in jedem Fall gering vielleicht 20 Stück]- Baumberger, Otto (1889 - 1961). Grafiker, Bühnenbildner, Maler, Zeichner und Illustrator. Vertreter des Schweizerischen Expressionismus. Erneuerer der Plakatkunst. Professor an der ETH Zürich. Nach den üblichen Schulen und einer Jugend in kleinbürgerlichen Verhältnissen in Zürich-Altstetten bricht Otto Baumberger eine Textilzeichnerlehre und Ausbildung zum Lithografen in einem Zürcher Handwerksbetrieb vorzeitig ab. 1908?1911 Studienaufenthalte in München an der Staatlichen Kunstgewerbeschule und Königl.-Bayerischen Akademie für Bildende Künste, anschliessend in Berlin, London und Paris, wo er die Akademien Colarossi und Grande Chaumière besucht. 1910 erste Teilnahme an einer Ausstellung der Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft. 1911 Lithograf an der Grafischen Anstalt J. E. Wolfensberger, Zürich. 1912 Heirat mit Hanni Manz, 1918 Geburt der Tochter Gertrud, im selben Jahr Trennung. 1913 erneute Reise nach Paris, Auseinandersetzung mit Expressionismus und Kubismus. Nach Ausbruch des Ersten Weltkriegs Rückkehr in die Schweiz. 1920 Reise nach Berlin, durch Empfehlung von Max Reinhardt Engagement als Bühnenbildner am Deutschen Theater (1920 Urfaust, Regie Max Reinhardt); eine Daueranstellung schlägt Baumberger aus. 1922 Hilfslehrer an der Kunstgewerbeschule Zürich. In der Folge breites Betätigungsfeld: intensive Plakatproduktion für verschiedene Kunden, Buchillustrationen, Briefmarken, Wandmalereien, Mitarbeiter beim Nebelspalter und am Zürcher Stadttheater, wo er unter anderem 1923 die Bühnenbilder für Hoffmanns Erzählungen von Jacques Offenbach sowie 1933 für Lohengrin von Richard Wagner baut. 1927 Heirat mit der Grafikerin Johanna Pulver, 1929 Geburt von Sohn Rudolf Caspar. 1929 erneute Reise nach Paris zusammen mit Oscar Lüthy und Walter Kern, Auseinandersetzung mit der abstrakten Malerei. Auf Anregung von Otto Salvisberg erhält Baumberger 1932 einen Lehrauftrag an der Architektur-Abteilung der ETH Zürich für das neue Fach Beziehung der Farbe zu Bau und Raum und wird 1947 zum ausserordentlichen Professor ernannt. Ab 1935 intensive Auseinandersetzung mit der Anthroposophie. Mitarbeit an der Schweizerischen Landesausstellung 1939 in Zürich: Wandbild mit Darstellungen aus der Schweizer Geschichte in der Abteilung Heimat und Volk sowie Bilder in der blauen Ehrenhalle. Ab 1943 neben grossen Erfolgen als Plakatgestalter vermehrt Auseinandersetzung mit christlichen Themen sowie der Weltliteratur (Faust, Divina Commedia, Don Quijote, Simplicius Simplicissimus, Ulenspiegel, Wilhelm Tell, Grimms Märchen) in Illustrationen und Malerei. 1949 Ausstellung zum 60. Geburtstag im Kunsthaus Zürich, die alle Sparten seines Schaffens vereint. 1959 Ausstellung in der Graphischen Sammlung der ETH. Im Alter von 72 Jahren stirbt Otto Baumberger in seinem Heim in Weiningen.Werkwürdigung:Die Wertschätzung, die dem Grafiker, vor allem dem Plakatgestalter, Otto Baumberger entgegengebracht wird, hat sein malerisches Schaffen in den Hintergrund gedrängt. In beiden Disziplinen lässt sich keine geradlinige Entwicklung feststellen; ein Nebeneinander von verschiedenen Stilen ist für Baumbergers Werk kennzeichnend. Dies hat die Literatur zum Teil als Problem, zum Teil aber auch als Ausdruck von grossem handwerklichen Können beurteilt. Zu Beginn seiner künstlerischen Arbeit ist Baumberger in erster Linie dem Expressionismus verpflichtet. In den grafischen Blättern mit gesellschaftskritischen Themen nähert er sich inhaltlich wie stilistisch George Grosz und Otto Dix an. Zusammen mit Fritz Pauli, Otto Morach, Hermann Huber und Ignaz Epper gehört Baumberger zu den wichtigsten Vertretern des Expressionismus in der Schweiz. Baumbergers Grafik und Plakate stehen ab 1910 hauptsächlich in der Tradition des Jugendstils, wie sie beispielsweise von Théophile Steinlen geprägt wurde. Ab 1915 übernimmt Baumberger Elemente des Art Déco, in den 20er Jahren der N [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Konvolut von 1 eigenh. Brief m. Unterschrift, 1 masch. Brief m. U., 3 eigenh. Kartenbriefe m. U. (davon 1 im eigenh. Kuvert), 2 eigenh. Postkarten m. U. sowie 15 Beilagen.

      Immenstadt, 1925-1933. - „[.] Nach dem Besuch der Realschule und, ab 1885, der Vorbereitungsschule Hans Heim in München bestand er [Hoess] nach einem halben Jahr die Aufnahmeprüfung an der Akademie der Künste in München. Dort war er vier Jahre lang Schüler der Professoren Kirchbach, Raupp, v. Hackl und Ritter v. Herterich. 1889 zog es in nach Frankfurt, jedoch kehrte er 1891 schon wieder nach München zurück. Dort hatte er zwei Jahre später seine erste Ausstellung mit Jagd-, Wildbildern und Landschaften des Allgäus [.]. Hoess’ Werke bezogen sich auf Landschaften und des darin lebenden Wildes (daher sein Spitzname ‚der Rehfidles-Maler‘). Die von ihm verwendete Technik war die Feder- und Steinzeichnung, die Radierung, das Aquarell, und die Ölmalerei. Zwischen 1900 und 1914 hatte er sich den Ruf als bester Jagdmaler erworben. Sein Erfolg fußte auch auf seine Mitarbeit bei der 1896 gegründeten und weitverbreiteten Zeitschrift ‚Jugend‘. Hoess beschickte mehrere nationale und international Ausstellungen [.]" (Wikipedia). - An Adalbert von Drasenovich, u.a. über die Illustration dessen Werkes „Ein Hirschenleben". - Unter den Beilagen u.a. 5 Illustrations-Entwürfe, eine von Hoess illustr. Weinkarte, 1 Orig.-Fotografie (wohl Hoess beim Malen im Freien), 4 Exlibris‘ (u.a. das von Anton Keller) u. eine Orig.-Federzeichnung (9,1 x 14,5 cm). - ge Gewicht in Gramm: 500 Zus. (ohne die Beilagen) 11 S., versch. Formate. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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