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        Portrait of a Murderer.

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1933. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in red. With the dust jacket. A little minor foxing to edges; a superb copy in the bright jacket that has sunned spine and edges, and a few nicks to extremities. First edition, first impression. Malleson also wrote prolifically under the pseudonym of Anthony Gilbert. From the publisher's archive.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Mexico

      Delphic Studios 1933 - BRUEHL, ANTON. Mexico, New York: Delphic Studios, 1933. Folio, edition of 1,000, unpaginated with 25 photogravures, tan linen with black leather spine, slipcased. Parr & Badger, V.1, p. 81: "The images are close in style to those made by Paul Strand in Mexico in 1932-4, although Bruehl's pictures do not display the sense of suffering that colors much of Strand's work. . The book is an interesting demonstration of the kind of formalist modernism that does not even pretend to make any social analysis of what is being photographed." Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rarities etc.]
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        Grushenka: 3 Times a Woman

      Paris: Privately Printed, 1933. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. "The Story of a Russian Serf Girl Compiled from Contemporary Documents in the Russian Police Files and Private Archives of Russian Libraries". Allegedly written by the great Val Lewton (soon to become a major player in the world of Hollywood horror and B films), this is the 1st paperback edition. Paris, 1933, a well-preserved, VG copy in its original pictorial wrappers. 7 racy, provocative plates--including the frontis--scattered thruout the text. Still solidly bound and very clean. Light fraying along the hinges and minor cracking to the spine. Octavo, 252 pgs. A classic of early 20th century erotica.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        14 RUE DU DRAGON. Lettres, Arts, Philosophie, Documents, Spectacles, Actualités.

      Ed. Cahiers d'Art. Revue 14 RUE DU DRAGON. 5 numéros en 5 livraisons du n° 1 (mars 1933 - ) au n° 5 (mars 1934)bien complet d'une grande feuille cristal dans le n° 1 et le n° 2. Probablement dirigée par Christian Zervos. Sommaire : R. Desnos, J. Bousquet, J. Supervielle, A. Artaud, B. Fondane, H. Arp, H. Michaux, Rolland de Renéville, G. Hugnet, J. Follain, etc. Illustrations : reproductions, photos, etc. E.O. Rare complet ! [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Les Autodidactes - Aichelbaum]
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        Bacchus Behave: The Lost Art Of Polite Drinking (First Printing In Dust Jacket, Inscribed By Author)

      Frederick A. Stokes, New York 1933 - 140 Pp. Illustrated Pink Boards. A Fine Example, Just A Hint/Touch Of Rubbing At Two Lower Tips. Dj With Slight Fading Along Spine [Spine Is Pink And Blue Only, Not Price-Clipped [$1.25], Light Wear And Chipping, Removing Upper Part Of Letters In "Bacchus" On Spine But Word Still Quite Readable, No Other Loss Of Lettering Or Design. Quite Scarce In Dj. This Copy Also With A Long Inscription To In-Laws Of The Author, And Signed And Dated By Her. The Author Was A Columnist In Los Angeles, And Two Of Her Newspaper Columns Are Laid In Loosely. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA]
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        [ABORIGINES] Reprints and papers relating to the autochthones of Australia [E.A. Johnson's copy]

      Woodville, S.A. : Parkhouse, [1933-1935]. First edition. Edition limited to 80 copies of each volume. Two volumes, octavo, brown pebbled cloth with gilt lettering to spines, marbled endpapers, both volumes with owner's inscription of [Dr.] E. Angas Johnson, Adelaide curio collector, 176, 47 pp, contains Adelaide tribes, by J. Stephens; Some account of the manners and superstitions of the Adelaide and Encounter Bay aboriginal tribes, with a vocabulary...by W. Wyatt; A vocabulary of the aborigines of the Adelaide district and other friendly tribes of the province of South Australia around Adelaide, by C.G. Teichelmann and C. Shuermann; A vocabulary and outlines of the grammatical structure of the Murray River languages by M. Moorhouse; loosely inserted are numerous letters addressed to Johnson relating to this book, including two from the editor Thomas Parkhouse; one from Johnson's brother Howard, who discusses an Aboriginal vocabulary he compiled at Marion Bay and had subsequently given to Basedow ('... personally, I loathe niggers & only jotted down the words from time to time to kill the long evenings at Marion Bay'); one from E. Teichelmann in Hokitika, New Zealand, providing information about his father, C.G. Teichelmann; a biographical sketch of C.G. Teichelmann expressly written and typed for Johnson by Professor A. Lodewyckx, University of Melbourne; a letter from F.E. (Fannie) Brundell, Teichelmann's granddaughter, on behalf of her mother (Teichelmann's daughter), in response to a newspaper notice Johnson had placed requesting information as to the whereabouts of a copy of a 13 page booklet by Teichelmann, about the 'Blacks' idea of Future World' - the daughter remembers the 'little book' but is not aware of what became of it; four further letters from Fannie regarding her grandfather, which include a photograph of C.G. Teichelmann printed from a family negative, mention of her grandmother's diary from the 1840s, and a 2 pp transcription of an obituary for Teichelmann (1888); and a letter from University of Melbourne anatomist and anthropologist Frederic Wood Jones (1879-1954), gratefully acknowledging receipt of an Aboriginal skull and bones which Johnson has sent him; a few contemporary newspaper clippings relating to the book's subject matter which have also been pasted-in on blank pages by Johnson; fine and important association copies of a scarce work. Dr. E. Angas Johnson was a distinguished Adelaide medical practitioner, and great-grandson of George Fife Angas. He assembled an important collection of Aboriginal artefacts and historical curios relating to South Australia which were given to various institutions prior to his death.

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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        The Winding Stair and other poems

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited,, 1933. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles and geometric pattern to spine gilt, pictorial design by T. Sturge Moore to front board in blind, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Contemporary ownership inscription to front pastedown, ticks in pencil to contents page. Top edge dust toned, slight rubbing to extremities, a little foxing to endpapers; a very good copy in the jacket with minor loss to head of spine and nicks to extremities. First edition, first impression of Yeats's follow-up collection to The Tower, containing some of his best, and most difficult, poems, such as "Blood and the Moon", "A Dialogue of Self and Soul", "Vacillation", and, of course, "Byzantium", and thus full of "those images that yet / fresh images beget; / that dolphin-torn, and gong tormented sea". A smaller collection, notably lacking the famous "Byzantium" among others, under the same title (but without "and Other Poems") had been printed in New York in 1929.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Don Herold published "Tribune Syndicate" pen and ink illustration art

      n.p., n.d.. 13.5" x 10.5". "Illustration original art. Pen and Ink on bristol board, 13.5"" x 10.5"". Soft soiling / handling marks, with small stain mid art and surface abrasion / shearing to the board around the art (although the art seems to have skirted the damage). Verso with publishers identification notes of "" ... Wanted 9:30 am Monday / Tribune Syndicate."" Signed by Don Herold lower left ""Don Herold"".A spectacular inked cartoon most likely published in a Tribune Syndication. This syndication was originally a part of the Chicago Tribune, who launched the Tribune Media Services in 1933.The art depicts a husband and wife in a classic portrayal of the wife laboring over washing dishes and the husband off in dream land, pondering. The caption states:He: ""I'm going to send aunt Maggie Christmas telegram No 12. It's a sweet sentiment""She: ""See if there's a telegram form you can send me to say you'll be glad to help with these dinner dishes""Maybe best appreciated by a member of the female persuasion; however, the piece is nicely detailed and vibrantly inked. Although unclear which publication week this was ultimately included in, Herold was a regular contributor to several magazines and this piece depicts Tribune Syndicate note on the verso. In addition, Herold also submitted satirical art to numerous other national magazines. Signed by Herold lower left, this large spectacular piece is in great condition and would display beautifully framed."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Éloge de Raoul Dufy [...] Orné de gravures originales.

      Pour Les Amis du Docteur Lucien - Graux, 1933. Folio (325 x 250 mm). [18] carte in barbe. Illustrato da Raoul DUFY (1877-1953) con un ritratto all'acquaforte (antiporta) e 4 litografie a colori, tutte protette da velina. Brossura originale rosa. Ottimo stato di conservazione. N. 141 di una tiratura totale di 150 esemplari impressi su vélin d'Arches da Daragnès (testo) e Mme Duchatel (litografie), e Fort (acquaforte). Splendide litografie.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Galleria Demetra]
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        The Venetian Glass Omnibus: Peace Propaganda For Grown-Up Children And Sophisticated Tots (Second Edition, 1933)

      London: The James Press, 1933. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fair. Drawings By Oliver Messel. 1st Printing 61 Pp. Illustrated Boards. One Of 25 Copies (Completed And Reprinted In September 1933). Inscribed By Edward James "With Love" To His Sister Silvia And Dated Christmas 1933. 12 3/4" X 10 1/4". Worldcat Identifies This As Poetry But It Is Mostly A Prose Story For Adults. Much Wear To Covers, The Paper Covering The Spine Has Entirely Chipped Away And Joints Are Cracked But The Binding Is Intact; Fraying To Edges Of Boards. Endpapers With Light Foxing, A Very Few Small Light Foxing Spots On A Few Pages. Three Institutional Holdings Shown In Worldcat; James Notes That He Printed These For A Few Friends And Kept The Rest For Later Distribution.

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
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        Marlborough

      London: George G. Harrap and Company, 1933. Full leather. Fine. London: George G. Harrap and Company, 1933. Full leather. Four volumes. Octavo. First Edition. Marlborough His Life And Times, by Winston S. Churchill. Illustrated throughout with portraits, maps, diagrams, and facsimile letters. Bound in full red crushed morocco by Bayntun Binders, gilt decoration to spine of brums and bugle horn, gilt title, raised bands, front cover single gilt rule line and gilt signature of Winston Churchill, all edges gilt, leather turn-ins, decorative endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Imperial Fine Books]
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        The Point and Figure Method of Anticipating Stock Price Movements: Complete Theory and Practice

      Stock Market Publications, 1933. First Edition. Paperback. Good. New York: Stock Market Publications, 1933. First edition. Paperback. 64 pp. Good. Wear and rubbing to the wraps with slight loss at the corners. Cloth spine fraying with a 1.5" split at the top and a 4.5" split at the bottom. Scarce post-Great Depression stock market book. We find 13 copies in OCLC (April 2016).

      [Bookseller: Stick Figure Books (ABAA/ILAB)]
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        ARTIST'S ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR SKETCH BOOK

      Devon / Herts. Unpublished 1933 - A large scrapbook style booklet of brown art paper containing a series of twenty original watercolour paintings of landscapes. Each image approx.220 x 140mm. Printed colour illustration to the upper cover. is affixed to the upper cover. All paintings in excellent condition. The initial painting shows a coastal scene from Madeira, the others are views of Scottish Lochs, including St Mary's, Loch Lomond and Loch Fyne.

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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        Here's How to Mix 'em; [300 Drinks and How to Mix 'em. Internationally Famous Drinks Collected from Authoritative Sources] [cover title]

      Cincinnati, Ohio: Kaeser & Blair Inc, 1933. Small octavo (17 x 12 cm.) [8], 69, [2] pages. First edition. A scarce cocktail recipe book issued the year of Repeal. Evergreen cocktails, along with many now obscure, or at least, with obscure names. Recipes include Absinthe Cocktail, Amaranth Cocktail, Fedora, Punch a La Fork, etc. Each recipe indicates the appropriate glass to be used. Kaeser & Blair, the publisher, remains in business today in Batavia, Ohio and produces branded promotional items. Although this book does not bear the name of a distiller, distributor or other liquor dealer, cocktail book were - and remain - common promotional items. Age-toning to text block, otherwise near fine in gold-printed black wrappers, illustrated with a bow-tied and Van Dyke wearing barman making the long pour. Scarce. [OCLC locates one copy (Iowa); not in Noling, Beverage Literature].

      [Bookseller: Rabelais - Fine Books on Food & Drink]
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        Recueil de questions, proposées à une société de savants, qui par ordre de Sa Majesté Danoise font le voyage de l'Arabie.Amsterdam, S.J. Baalde; Utrecht, J. van Schoonhoven & comp., 1774. 4to. Set in roman type with incidental Greek, Hebrew, Arabic, Syriac and 1 word in Coptic. Near-contemporary tanned sheepskin, gold-tooled spine.

      - Chadenat 1933; Gay, Bibl. de l'Afrique en de l'Arabie 3366; STCN (3 copies); Macro, Bibliography of the Arabian Peninsula 1593. Hans Bernhard Merian's French translation of Michaelis's Fragen an eine Gesellschaft gelehrter Männer (1762), prepared during the early stages of Carsten Niebuhr's Danish expedition to the Middle East. It is the first edition in any language to be printed in the Netherlands. Johann David Michaelis, a famed German Orientalist and theologian, was one of the scholars who prompted the important Danish expedition to Egypt, Arabia and Syria (1761-1767), led by Carsten Niebuhr. Michaelis hoped to investigate the relationship of the southern Arabic dialects to Hebrew, and to verify obscure botanical and zoological information in the Bible. For this purpose he composed the present 100 "questions". It includes the instructions for the expedition by Frederick V of Denmark, a 35-page account of Yemen and an extract of Carsten Niebuhr's account of Arabia (not included in the first French edition of 1763). Back of first free endleaf with traces of removed bookseller's(?) ticket. With an occasional small rust spot, but otherwise in very good condition and only slightly trimmed, leaving large margins. Binding with minor suface damage and wear at the hinges and extremities, but otherwise also very good. Important preparatory studies concerning Egypt, Arabia and Syria, written and first published during the early stages of a voyage. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat FORUM BV]
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        Scarlet to M. F. H.

      London, Eyre & Spottiswoode (1933). - Mit vielen, teils farbig angelegten Illustrationen im Text und auf Tafeln. XII, 151 S. OHPrgt. Kopfgoldschnitt. 27,5 x 20 cm. Heron, Cecil Aldin, S. 196. - Nr. 43 von 50 Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe, von Aldin signiert. - Am Ende mit einer Liste von Hundenamen. Buchblock an zwei Seiten unbeschnitten. Gutes Exemplar! [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Uwe Turszynski]
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        The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm. With 76 illustrations by W. Heath Robinson.

      London: John Lane, The Bodley Head Ltd., 1933.. FIRST EDITION. Large octavo. Publisher's orange cloth hardcover, blocked in black, illustrated endpapers, blue topstain, in original dust-wrapper. Coloured frontispiece and full page and in text line drawings throughout. Some edge-spotting to heavy paper, sunned to spine beneath wrapper, some chips/loss to extremities, sticker pull to spine panel (price unaffected). Overall a very good copy of an exceptionally scarce book in jacket; the first copy we have offered in 25 years.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Collected Poems.

      London: Macmillan & Co., Limited,, 1933. Octavo. Publisher's deluxe blue full leather, titles and decoration gilt to spine and front, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Portrait frontispiece by Augustus John. Ink ownership inscription to half title. Spine a little sunned, ends and corners lightly rubbed, a lovely copy in excellent condition. First UK edition, first impression, in the rare deluxe leather binding. The UK edition is preceded by, but is much more scarce than, the US edition in the same year. This was the first edition to collect the breadth of Yeats's poetic output in one separately published volume since the Poems of 1895 (which represented only "Crossways", "The Rose", and "The Wanderings of Oisin", which are included here, and also two plays no longer included), adding "The Wind Among the Reeds", "In the Seven Woods", "The Green Helmet", "Responsibilities", "The Wild Swans at Coole", "Michael Robartes and the Dancer", "The Tower", "The Winding Stair", "Words for Music Perhaps", and "A Woman Young and Old", as well as his longer narrative and dramatic works, "The Old Age of Queen Maeve", "Baile and Ailinn", "The Shadowy Waters", "The Two Kings", and "The Gift of Harun Al-Rashid". Yeats also included 16 pages of revealing notes on his poems.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Report of the first scientific expedition to Manchoukuo under the leadership of Shigeyasu Tokunaga. June - October 1933. Section V [Zoology]. Tokyo, Office of the Scientific Expedition to Manchoukuo, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University, 1934-1939. 12 volumes (26.5 x 19 cm). With many illustrations in text, 287 full-page plates (126 coloured) and a folding table. Original publisher's stiff printed wrappers.

      BMC NH supp., p. 1315 (lacking 4 volumes). The fifth section, on zoology, of a general report concerning the research of the Japanese in Manchuria. The complete work is divided into six sections with a general report, geology, geography, botany, zoology and anthropology, but the present is the largest and most important section, nearly as large as the other five together. The articles thoroughly treat the fish, birds, mammals, insects, spiders & scorpions, reptiles & amphibians, crabs, molluscs, etc. of Manchuria. The research for at least the present part was undertaken primarily in the province of Jehol in the southwest part of the Manchurian state established by the Japanese, now parts of Hebei, Liaoning and Inner Mongolia, northeast of Beijing. The articles were written by numerous important Japanese scientists and naturalists, and appear here in English and (apparently somewhat abridged) in Japanese. By the present section V, the articles were printed haphazardly, making it difficult to find the section complete.Very good copies, spine of some volumes damaged. List with details of the collation available. Extremely rare reports on the zoological research of the Japanese during their controversial occupation of Chinese Manchuria.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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        Lord Edgware Dies - A fine copy

      Collins [The Crime Club], 1933. Hardcover. Fine. A first edition, first printing published by Collins [The Crime Club] in 1933. A fine copy without inscriptions - a beautiful copy.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        BOET 1933. Boet : månadsskrift för hemkultur, hantverk och konstindustri, 1933, sjätte årgången, komplett

      Inbunden bok. Elanders boktryckeri aktiebolag, Göteborg. 1933. 240 s. Inbunden. Grönt klotband. 29x23cm. 1250 gram. Rikt illusterad med svartvita bilder. Helsningborgs konserthus, Gunnar Nylund, Engelsk heminredning, Svensk glaskonst, Möbeltillverkning i Finland, Malmstensmöbler, Norsk brukskonst, Chicagoutställningen, Jean Gaugin - keramik, mm. Otto Schulz föddes i Tyskland 1882 och utbildade sig till inredningsarkitekt i hemlandet. 1907 kom han till Sverige och Göteborg, där han specialiserade sig på båtinredningar. Tillsammans med Adolf Nordenberg grundade han 1920 möbel- och inredningsfirman Boet i Göteborg och började istället att rita möbler. Mellan 1926-50 drev han företaget vidare i ensam regi och under ett drygt decennium 1928-40, gav Schulz även ut tidskriften "BOET - månadsskrift för hemkultur, hantverk och konstindustri", som en inspiration till kunderna. Pärmen sliten och trasig i ryggen samt i hörnen, innehållet i mycket gott skick.

      [Bookseller: Videmiss]
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        The Empty Quarter

      London: Constable and Company Ltd.,, 1933. Being a description of the Great South Desert of Arabia known as Rub' al Khali. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco morocco, titles to spine gilt, raised bands, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. Frontispiece and 31 other plates, and with 2 coloured folding maps and a similar plan. A fine copy. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Origins of the General Theory of Relativity. Being the First Lecture on the George A Gibson in the University of Glasgow Delivered on June 20th, 1933

      Glasgow: Jackson, Wylie and Co. VG: in very good condition with protective card folder. 1933. First Edition. Paper covers. 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). 11pp. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        The Story of Little Black Sambo -- Animated Edition (in Dustjacket)

      Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing Co, 1933. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Kurt Wiese. The 1933 1st edition of "The New Animated" Little Black Sambo, IN ITS UNCOMMON PICTORIAL DUSTJACKET. Solid and VG (small 1934 inscription at the front free endpaper, very light wear --and soiling-- along the spine ends) in a crisp, price-clipped, VG dustjacket, with very light creasing and chipping along the panel edges and light chipping at the spine ends (especially the crown). The moveable pieces are all present and intact but, understandably, the cardboard levers at the rear of the 4 plates can no longer move (or "animate") the pieces. Octavo, also includes "twenty-seven full-page illustrations in color" by Kurt Wiese, which wonderfully complement the text.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        LOST ON VENUS in ARGOSY [complete in seven issues]

      New York: The Frank A. Munsey, Company, 1933. An attractive nearly fine set. (20859). Octavo, seven issues, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Complete seven part serial "Lost on Venus." The second of the Carson of Venus stories. Zeuscher, Edgar Rice Burroughs: The Bibliography, pp. 173.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Llibre de la benaventurada vinguda del Emperador y rey D. Carlos en la sua ciutat de Mallorques y del recebiment que li fonch fet juntament ab lo que mes sucehi fins al dia que parti de aquella per la conquesta de Alger

      Graf. Viader, Sant Feliu de Guixols 1933 - 4º, 1 pág. a 2 tintas, 1 lám. pleg., 1 pág. de corcho con escudo de Mallorca color, 1 lám. con el mismo escudo color, ex-libris del editor, frontis, facsímil de (44) p. con grabados xilográficos, de la edición de 1542. "La Cesárea Majestat de Carlos Vè, hoste de Mallorca" , per F. Sureda Blanes, (11) págs. Papel hilo, barbas. Ejemplar nº 247 de una edición de 300 ejemplares. Pleno pergamino, letras doradas lomo, escudo y ruedas doradas planos. Corte superior dorado. Muy buen ejemplar. Extraordinaria edición facsímil de una obra editada en 1542, impresa con la calidad habitual en las admirables ediciones de Octavio Viader, de Sant Feliu de Guixols, que como es tradicional en su producción, incluye una hoja en papel de corcho con el escudo de Mallorca a todo color. El editor agradece la edición a la Vda. del bibliófilo Bonsoms y a Faust Morell, conservadores del original aquí reproducido, que acompaña de un escudo mallorquín y de un ex-libris dibujados expresamente para este original. El P. Sureda Blanes finaliza la edición con estudio histórico-bibliográfico del texto y una elogiosa noticia de la casa Viader. Mallorca. Historia. Facsímiles. Corona de Aragón. Majorca. History. Facsimile. Crown of Aragon.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Studio]
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        "Bounding ball. Boeseke put Roark off of it with a terrific bump and in next stride of pony backed ball. Open championship 1933. Aurora vs. Hurricanes - International Field. Paul Brown" .

      1933. 12 by 14 1/4 inches. Framed. 12 by 14 1/4 inches. Californian Elmer Boeseke, Jr was a 10 goal player. Aidan Roark was a 10 goal Irish polo player.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        The Cowboy Builds a Loop (SIGNED)

      [Phoenix]: Privately Printed, 1933. First edition, limited to 500 copies (without limitation statement). SIGNED by Megargee inside front board and dated Nov. '49. 4to. 121 [1, blank] pp. 28 wood block plates by Lon Megargee and 28 poems by Roy George. Tan paper covered boards with black wood cut of a cowboy & titling to front cover. Some wear to spine end and lower corners else a near fine copy. "The prints are noteworthy for their strong design, narrative content, and quality. Subjects include Southwest Indians and cowboys, Hispanic men and women, cattle, horses, burros, pioneers, trappers, sheepherders, horse traders, squaw men and ranch polo players. The text, a series of poems written by Roy George, was produced on letterpress and complements the strong images." - Dorothy Sloan Rare Books.

      [Bookseller: Carpe Diem Fine Books]
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        THE FOREST HOSPITAL AT LAMBARENE

      NY: Henry Holt, 1933. Translated by C.T. Campion. Introduction by Karl Reiland. NY: Henry Holt & Company, [1933]. 8vo., embossed green cloth; 191 pages. NRA Reprint Edition. Signed presentation from Helene Schweitzer, wife of physician and theologian Albert Schweitzer [1875-1965]: "To Bassett W. Hough with much gratitude from [THE FOREST HOSPITAL AT LAMBARENE]. & its New York representative, Helene Schweitzer. NY. 24/II 1939." With the ink name of "Ann Hough" on the front endpaper- daughter of Bassett. In 1913 Albert and Helene founded a hospital (now the Albert Schweitzer Hospital) at Lambarene in Gabon. In the first nine months the couple examined about 2,000 patients, some traveling hundreds of kilometers to get there. Helene played many roles: nurse, anesthetist and overseeing sanitary methods for preparing medical equipment. Very Good (spine dull; contents clean & tight).

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books]
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        The Origins of the General Theory of Relativity. Being the First Lecture on the George A Gibson in the University of Glasgow Delivered on June 20th, 1933

      Glasgow: Jackson, Wylie and Co. VG: in very good condition with protective card folder. 1933. First Edition. Paper covers. 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). 11pp. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Eclogue (Eglogue) de Pierre de Ronsard gentil-homme vandomois. Chant pastoral sur les nopces de Monseigneur Charles Duc de Lorraine & de Madame Claude fille deuxième du Roy Henry II avec des gravures de J-.G. Daragnès. TIRAGE DE TETE. N°1 SUR 5 SUR JAPON.

      J.-G. Daragnès, 1933. en feuilles sous chemise cartonnée et emboîtage. 340x260mm. Exemplaire sur Japon portant le N°1. Tirage limité à 40 exemplaires dont 5 sur papier nacré du Japon auxquels a été joint une suite complète des états des bois (34 planches tirées pour le premier état sur japon fort et pour l'autre sur japon mince) et 35 sur vélin de Hollande signés et numérotés de 1 à 40. En plus 6 exemplaires ont été offerts à des amis et imprimés à leur nom. Signature de Daragnès à la justication et sur la chemise comportant la suite des bois. Intérieur de toute fraîcheur. Frottements et épidermures sur l'emboîtage.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Christian Chaboud]
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        DARKNESS AT PEMBERLEY

      New York: The Century Co, 1933. First Edition. Very Good binding. First published the year before by Gollancz, it should not surprise that this early work by T. H. White is a "collegiate mystery" as he had only recently finished at Cambridge. Uncommon title, this First American Edition copy has no writing in the book; the preliminary pages (only) have some light foxing. It appears that a pocket and date stamp slip have been removed from the rear endpapers, but this book presents quite well. There are no external marks. Very Good binding.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc.]
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        First Lesson

      Alfred A. Knopf New York 1933 - First Edition. Rare novel by the pseudonym of T. H. White, of a Cambridge Don who goes to Italy for a holiday and finds an odd adventure instead. Very Good firmly bound volume, but with soiled spine and rubbed spine ends, contemporary gift inscription at front endpaper, in Very Good dustjacket, some nicking and light wear at spine ends and flap corners. 0.0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        MOODS AND TENSES

      Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1933.. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii [viii] ix-xxxv [xxxvi: blank] [1-2] 3-223 [224], original green cloth, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. Harvey's third collection of short stories, many of them weird and supernatural. "It is usually difficult to distinguish the real situations from the disintegrating minds of Harvey's characters. Feverish moods and the unclear nature of personal relationships are the essential elements of his world. From the obsessive to the whimsical, William Fryer Harvey remains an excellent craftsman throughout the corpus of his engaging, sardonic fantasies." - Bleiler, Supernatural Fiction Writers, p. 595. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 89. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-81. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 193-194. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature III, pp. 1532-35. Bleiler (1978), p. 95. Reginald 06888. A nearly fine copy in good pictorial dust jacket (printed on blue paper stock) with several closed tears and chipping at edges, 30x27 mm chip from lower center of spine and, and age-darkening to same. Very scarce in jacket. (#149295)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Lost Horizon - true first printing in the first issue cloth

      Macmillan, 1933. Hardcover. Good. A first edition, first printing published by Macmillan in 1933. A good copy with one name to the front endpaper, with some wear to the corner of the ffep and front pastedown. Some wear to the binding edges with a small stain to the corner of the page block affecting some of the corners of the pages. No DJ. A good copy of an exceptionally rare first edition of the UK printing.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Miss Lonelyhearts

      New York: Greenberg, [1933]. Octavo (19cm.); publisher's grey cloth embossed in blue; 213pp. Light shelf wear, just a hint of soil, contemporary ownership signature to front free endpaper, else a Very Good or better, unusually nice copy. "Remainder issue." Depression-era novel of a newspaper reporter who assumes the position of advice columnist. Adapted into the Lee Tracy film "Advice to the Lovelorn" the same year. HANNA 3740.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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        ORIENTAL STORIES

      Indianapolis, IN: Popular Fiction Publishing Company, 1933. A touch of edge rubbing, a fine copy. (19461). Octavo, single issue, cover by Von Gelb, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Includes the Robert E. Howard story, "The Voice of El-Lil."

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        L'église EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Denoël & Steele, 1933. Fine. Denoël & Steele, Paris 1933, 12x19cm, relié. - First edition, one of 250 hors commerce copies lettered in Roman characters on alfa paper Half black morocco over marbled paper boards by Andréas, spine in six compartments, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, covers and spine preserved, top edge gilt Handsome autograph inscription from Louis-Ferdinand Céline to Jean de Bosschère With a photographic frontispiece A little light small spotting (not serious) A very good copy in a good binding. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 250 exemplaires hors commerce numérotés en chiffres romains sur alfa. Reliure en demi maroquin noir à coins, dos à cinq nerfs, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée, reliure signée de Andréas. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Louis-Ferdinand Céline à Jean de Bosschère. Ouvrage illustré d'un frontispice photographique. Quelques petites et légères rousseurs sans gravité. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Farmer's Year

      The First UK Printing published by Collins in 1933. The BOOK is in Very Good++ condition. Light pushing with a little fading and fraying at the spine ends. Mild fading at the edges but far less so than usually encountered. Some fading to the spine but the gilt tilting remains bright. Small neat previous owner's name to the upper first blank endpaper. Light toning to the text-block and page edges. The WRAPPER is the correct first issue and is in Very Good condition. Some edge-wear to the spine ends with a little loss. Small chips to the lower panel edges and a larger one to the rear cover upper edge.A small single area of rubbing to the white design of the front panel. Closed tears to the rear panel which have been professionally repaired with japanese tissue paper to the verso with a very good result. Very light spotting in places. It remains an attractive example of a very scarce wrapper which is now protected with a loose Mylar removable cover. The author's key work with wonderful full page B/W plates from wood engravings, Initial letters of each chapter and additional small designs at the end of many of the individual chapters. A beautiful volume by one of the 20th Century's most celebrated printmakers and chroniclers of country life. Leighton's concerns regarding the demise of traditional agriculture in England were a major motivation for this heartfelt narrative and masterly collection of engravings. In Leighton's own words, 'a look at what is being lost'. Clare Leighton was born in London in 1898 and studied at the Brighton, Slade and Central Schools of Art. She emigrated to the United States in 1939, became a U.S. citizen in 1945, where she lived until her death in 1989. Very scarce with such attributes. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact. More images available on request.

      [Bookseller: Ashton Rare Books ABA (Associate) PBFA]
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