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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

      Greenberg [1933], New York - 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, ABAA]
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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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        Fifty-Four Conceits (Eric Ravilious Wood Engravings : Signed By The Author))

      The First and only UK printing published by Martin Secker in 1933.The BOOK is in near Fine condition with just light fading to the board edges and light pushing to the lower corners.7 x 5 1/2 inches, 72-pages.Original black cloth-backed blue boards.Gilt titling very bright.Internally excellent, the woodcuts bright and clean.The very scarce WRAPPER is complete and is in near FINE condition.A little marking in places to the front cover but none of the usual tanning to the spine.The wrapper looks very attractive in the removable Brodart archival cover.The book has been Signed By Martin Armstrong to the front blank end-paper:'Grace, with love , from Martin'.A collection of epigrams and epitaphs serious and comic by Martin Armstrong with engravings by Eric ravilious.Each page has an epigram / epitaph which is accompanied by a wonderful Ravilious engraving. A sharp copy and an extremely rare Ravilious work with such attributes containing some of his finest engravings.More images available on request. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact.

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

      1933. TEIGE, Karel and Jaromir KREJCAR. Práce Jaromira Krejcara [The work of Jaromir Krejcar]. 208 pp. Illustrated throughout with photographs, architectural diagrams, and typographical elements. Typography by Krejcar. 8vo., bound in original cloth-backed boards. Praha: V. Petr, [1932].

      [Bookseller: Ursus Rare Books]
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        Mon Amie Nane. Magis Amica Veritas. N. . La verité, Ma Meilleure Amie. Lithographies Originales De Mariano Andreu.

      Les Cent Une , Société De Femmes Bibliophiles, Paris 1933 - 232 pp. en buen papel de hilo. Estampado a dos tintas. Bellísimamente ilustrado entre el texto . Edición de solo 111 ejemplares no venales. (nº83 - Madame Étienne Perrigot). Perfecto ejemplar encuadernado de época en piel, con adorno en mosaico en ambas tapas y en lomera. Cortes dorados. Guardas en seda y enmarcadas en piel. Size: 29 x 23 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUÀRIA]
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        Le Corset dans l'Art et les Moeurs du XIIIe au XXe Siècle

      1933. First Edition . Signed. LIBRON, Fernand and CLOUZOT, Henri. Le Corset dans l’Art et les Moeurs du XIIIe au XXe Siècle. Paris: F. Libron, 1933. Large, thick folio (11 by 15 inches), original gilt-lettered cream wrappers, uncut and partially unopened, original glassine wrapper, original faux alligator slipcase. $4000.Limited first edition, number L of only 80 copies not available for sale (from a total edition of 880), of this erudite history of “the artifices that women employ in order to support and perfect their fragile beauty,” with numerous fashion plates (12 in color), facsimiles and in-text illustrations on nearly every page. Inscribed on the half title, “Hommage de l’auteur a Madame C. Capaldi, sa dénoncé collaboratrice, Paris le 20 Mai 1937, F. Libron,” and accompanied by 15 separate plates from the “Album” laid in.Written some years after the heyday of corsetry by Fernand Libron, president of the Chambre Syndicale des Fabricants de Corsets, and Henri Clouzot, conservateur of the Musee Galliera (better known today as the Musee la Mode et du Costume), this monumental costume book pays special tribute to Ernest Leoty’s very scarce Le Corset a Traverse les Ages (1893), which includes detailed cutting paterns and technical information for the tailor who specializes in making corsets. “A corset is somewhat similar to an umbrella in its construction. When the umbrella is raised, the fabric tautens. The ribs are reinforced with metal tips, to which the fabric of the umbrella is sewn. These tips hold the fabric in a tautened condition while the umbrella is in use. It is the same with a corset” (O.Y. Dalziel). Text in French. Accompanied by 15 loose engravings, listed in the index of illustrations under the heading “Album.” Hiler, 544. Book and plates fine, spine panel of original glassine perished, slipcase only slightly rubbed. A fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Autograph, signed letter of 2 March 1933 from T E Lawrence to his friend and fellow writer Henry Williamson

      Mount Batten R.A.F. Station, 1933. Autograph letter, signed. This is an original, autograph signed letter dated 2 March 1933 from T. E. Lawrence to his friend and fellow writer Henry Williamson. The 125-word letter entirely in Lawrence's hand is fascinating in multiple respects, penned at Mount Batten R.A.F. station, providing insight into Lawrence's friendship with Williams, as well as his friendship with author Robert Graves, and rather poignantly referencing the impending end of Lawrence's R.A.F. career. The letter also eerily presages correspondence regarding meeting with Williamson that would indirectly cause Lawrence's death a little more than two years later. Condition is excellent, crisp and clean with two creases – one vertical and one horizontal – ostensibly from original posting. The letter is headed: “Mount Batten | II.iii.33”. R.A.F. station Mountbatten, a peninsula in Plymouth Sound, Devon, was “one of the most enjoyable of Lawrence's postings.” (Wilson, Lawrence, p.850) Lawrence writes: “Dear H. W. | Your letters made me laugh, and then | think hard. You are really two entirely different people,| and if only they could come together what a book we | should have!” “H. W.” is the English writer Henry William Williamson (1895-1977). Lawrence's comment is fascinating; Williamson was “a skillful and supremely observant writer, but nevertheless a man who was introspective, egocentric, insecure, and intensely lonely” – words which could easily be used to characterize Lawrence himself. (Wilson, T.E. Lawrence Correspondence with Henry Williamson, p.xii) They became friends in 1928 when Lawrence read and was impressed by Williamson's Tarka the Otter. From this beginning grew a significant correspondence that lasted until Lawrence's death. “I didn't answer because you said you were | coming, and now I am sorry you may not. I am | away from Thursday to Monday of next week – this week | it will be before the letter reaches you – but constantly in | the station for the rest.” Two years later, similar correspondence with Williamson would inadvertently precipitate Lawrence's death. Lawrence was returning from sending a telegram in response to a letter from Williamson about a forthcoming visit when he suffered the motorcycle accident that took his life. “My R.A.F. life is very near its end: not to let | it gutter away I am leaving voluntarily next month. | For what? Heaven knows.” Lawrence actually submitted his formal request for discharge just four days later, on 6 March 1933. The request was granted, though Lawrence withdrew his discharge application on 19 April when offered a posting that enabled him to work again on R.A.F. boats. “Graves has been very good. Then family jars and | two women overset him. He will recover, I think.” “Graves” is Robert von Ranke Graves (1895-1985), the English poet and novelist. The reference to Graves indicates Lawrence's own complicated and uncomfortable relationship with sexuality. Lawrence disliked Graves's companion, Laura Riding, owing to his feeling “that both of them had allowed their lives to be dominated by carnality.” (Wilson, Lawrence, p.870) The other of the "two women" is likely Nancy Nicholson, Graves's wife; the three had untenably cohabitated. The valediction “Yours | TES” testifies to Lawrence's close relationship with George Bernard (1856-1950) and Charlotte Payne-Townsend Shaw (1857-1943). The Shaws played an integral role in Lawrence's literary and personal life. As testimony to the complex importance of the Shaws to Lawrence, by early 1923 Lawrence had enlisted in the Army under the name "Thomas Edward Shaw." Lawrence would use, and publish under, his assumed surname until his death. “A cut hand: so I can't write properly.” It is difficult to take the postscript only literally and not regard the metaphor for a man who was as brilliant, gifted, and accomplished as he was damaged, confined by his own demons, and ultimately cut short in both life and letters.

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        God Rest You Merry Gentlemen

      House of Books 1933 - Limited Edition of 300 copies printed. This book is bound in the original publisher's red cloth with minor wear to the spine and edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy of this First Edition, First Printing. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Give Your Heart to the Hawks

      New York: Random House, 1933 - First Edition. Very good; inscribed by Jeffers with six lines of poetry (noting its appearance in this volume on Òpage 105Ó), ÒInscribed for Brian Curtis at BlancheÕs [presumably Carmel resident, poet, critic, and friend of Georgia OÕKeeffe, Blanche Matthias] request. Sincerely, Robinson Jeffers. Tor House, Carmel - November 4, 1933.Ó [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        THE TRAGEDY OF HAMLET, PRINCE OF DENMARK

      [High Wycombe]: [Limited Editions Club], [1933]. Hardcover. A beautiful book, often found quite worn because of the nature of the pigskin binding, this copy is significantly better than average, with only mild darkening to the spine and slight rubbing to the tips but with no chips. About Fine in a Very Good slipcase, complete with some fading. Eric Gill. Octavo (5-1/4" x 8") bound in full blind-stamped pigskin leather and typeset and printed by hand on Barcham Green paper by Hague and Gill. Copy #1301 of 1500 designed and decorated with wood engravings by Eric Gill and SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page. Scarce Monthly Letter laid in.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Original artist's maquette for Get-a-way and Hary Janos. No date, but before 1933, when Viking published the first edition. Sixty-four pencil numbered pages. The title page and contents leaf are drawn in crayon and pencil. The first full opening, pages 4 and 5, is quite fully rendered in pencil, crayon, and watercolor. The next recto (page 7) has a very accomplished pencil sketch for an illustration; the book is otherwise blank. Two rough sketches are laid in

      New York, 1933. 1 vols. 10-1/4 inches (26 cm). Plain red cloth spine, front cover with watercolor drawing incorporating the lettering, front endpapers painted in watercolor. Minor staining to front cover. 1 vols. 10-1/4 inches (26 cm). From the husband and wife team who would eventually win the Caldecott Medal in 1946 for The Rooster Crows: A Book of American Rhymes and Jingles. Provenance: Selma Lanes (author of The Art of Maurice Sendak, etc.)

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

      High Wycombe: Limited Editions Club, 1933. hardcover. very good(+). Introduction by Gilbert Murray. Engraved title and numerous illustrations by Eric Gill. 149 pages, small 8vo, full brown leather with blind stamped figure stamped on front and rear covers; spine rubbed and dry & slipcase quite worn. High Wycombe: The Limited Editions Club, 1933. Small ownership bookplate otherwise very good (+). Limited Edition, one of 1500 copies signed by the illustrator.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark With engravings by Eric Gill & an introduction by Gilbert Murray

      (High Wycombe: Hague and Gill for the Limited Editions Club, 1933. Limited edition, no. 910 of 1,500 copies signed by Gill, 8vo, (xvi), 149, (3) pp. Full page fly title engraving, five engravings in the text and one below the colophon. Full pigskin with blind stamped decoration to the covers, some mild rubbing to spine ends otherwise a very good copy in the slipcase, this with some sunning.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Gaston and Josephine

      London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1933. First edition. Fine/about Fine. A lovely copy of a scarce children's picture book. Book Fine with only a few slight nicks to the lower edge of the boards. In a bright dust jacket that is about Fine on account of one short closed tear at the top of the front panel, and for being price clipped. Fine in about Fine dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        XXI Welsh Gypsy Folk Tales, collected by John Sampson

      Newtown: Gregynog Press, 1933. 8 wood engravings by Agnes Miller Parker. No. 142 of 250 copies. Printed in Bembo type on Portal's handmade paper. Sm. 4to, mustard-yellow Welsh sheepskin with title in a pattern of rules in gilt on the upper cover, spine titled in gilt. A fairly good example of a notoriously weak binding, spotting to the sheepskin, spine a little rubbed, usual offset from turnins. The text was edited by John Sampson's literary executor Dora Yates who kept considerable control over all the stages of production. The mustard-yellow binding was at her behest - she had demanded that it must be bound in a 'gipsy colour, either red or yellow'. W. A. Foyle, Beeleigh Abbey leather booklabel on front pastedown.

      [Bookseller: SOPHIE SCHNEIDEMAN RARE BOOKS]
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        THE BEAUTIFUL POEMS SERIES FLORENCE HARRISON

      FOUR VOLUME SET of hardbacks in dustjackets. Pub. by Blackie. Circa 1933. TENNYSON'S GUINEVERE & OTHER POEMS, - TENNYSON'S DREAM OF FAIR WOMEN - C.ROSSETTI'S GOBLIN MARKET & C. ROSSETTI'S SHORTER POEMS. All four have light grey covers with LOVELY Art Nouveau decorations on front covers and endpapers. All have the same small neat name and date on blank endpaper. They are all exceptionally clean and tight SUPERB full-page colour, black and white and small b/w vignettes at front and end of each poem by FLORENCE HARRISON. All have very ATTRACTIVE pictorial cream dust jackets. A little grubby and two have tape inside ends of spine to reinforce and cover a couple of tiny chips, otherwise in very good condition. Very rare to find a full set. VERY GOOD+ / VERY GOOD

      [Bookseller: XanadubooksUK]
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        The Old Gang and the New Gang

      London: Desmond Harmsworth,, 1933. Octavo. Original white and black cloth, title to spine black. With the dust jacket. Housed in a grey solander box. Cloth a little toned to spine and board edges; an excellent copy in the jacket with toned spine and extremities. First edition, first impression. A superb presentation copy, inscribed by the author to his wife, "To my darling wife geehos, 1933. Wyndham Lewis." Gladys Anne Hoskins (1900-1979) and Lewis were married in 1930, though he concealed this fact from his friends for much of the 1930s. In 1939 Lewis wrote to the wife of his friend John Rothenstein, explaining that: "my wife and I were most orthodoxly spliced a long time ago…I have found myself rather overshadowed by [her]…and she has been forced a little into the fray – we have no children. She is blonde, she tends to put on fat, her mother was German, her father a good British farmer…she has ridden all over the Atlas on a mule and is a great reader of my books; but you can see she is a wife in a thousand." One of 1,000 copies printed.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Grushenka: Three Times a Woman. The Story of A Russian Serf Girl Compiled From Contemporary Documents In the Russian Police Files and Private Archives of Russian Libraries

      Paris: Privately Printed, 1933. Paperback. Very good. #98 of 800cc. Light wear to the extremities, small closed slice to rear panel, else very good in publisher's elaborately illustrated French fold wraps. The poet Stanley Kimmel's copy with his name in ink on the inside of the front wrap. Supposedly written by B-movie mogul Val Lewton, producer of the 1942 version of Cat People and the following year's I Walked with a Zombie, Grushenka is purportedly the autobiography of a Russian peasant girl with a penchant for S&M.

      [Bookseller: Kenneth Mallory Bookseller. ABAA]
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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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        The Fairy Book Arthur Rackham Signed by Arthur Rackham

      George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. 1933 - The Fairy Book, Arthur Rackham Number 202 of 460 signed by Arthur Rackham, Published by London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1933 Arthur Rackham's “A Book of Old Favorites” illustrated by Arthur Rackham. With new illustrations. Limited to 460 numbered copies, signed by the artist of which this is number 202. Octavo. 288 pp. Eight full-page color plates and sixty drawings in black and white. Original vellum over boards, ruled and lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Gold and white pictorial endpapers. Spine lightly darkened, no foxing or other marks an excellent copy 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 favorites 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 Emperor’s New Clothes, Little Red Riding-Hood, Hansel and Gretel, Latimore and Haskell, p. 69. Derek Hudon, Arthur Rackham, p. 134. Riall, p. 182 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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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 an Institutionen auch gegen Rechnung Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        LA DIVINA COMMEDIA

      LATERZA, BARI 1933 - SCRITTORI D'ITALIA ITALIANO A cura di Domenico Guerri, volume intonso, pagine color paglia con traccia di umidità agli angoli superiori esterni ed ai bordi, brossura editoriale con lievi segni di usura ai bordi e con tracce di umidità, tagli non rifilati

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        Testament of Youth - in the original dust wrapper

      London: Gollancz, 1933. A first edition, first printing published by Gollancz in 1933. A near fine book with one small name to the front endpaper and a small book ticket (The Times) to the rear end pastedown. Some rubbing to corners. In a good unclipped wrapper which has some internal archival repairs and skilful repair to the 'T', 'E' and 'T' of the title on the front panel. there is shallow chipping to the spine tips with a larger chip to the left of the head of the spine affecting 'Tes' of 'Testament'. Rubbing to the edges as well as creasing. Excessively scarce to find the dust wrapper in any condition. Brittain's autobiographical story of the years 1900-1925 and a cornerstone of WW1 literature. Rare

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        Testament of Youth. An Autobiographical Story of the Years 1900-1925.

      London Victor Gollancz Ltd 1933 - First edition, 8vo., 661, [1]pp., minor offsetting to endpapers, else fine, publishers cloth, spine faded, printed dust-jacket, small chips to corners and spine ends, age-toned, short closed tear to top edge of upper panel, otherwise very good. Brittain was an avowed pacifist and feminist whose fiancé, brother and two closest male friends were killed during the First World War. This memoir was published in 1933 and became an instant hit, selling 120,000 copies over the next six years. It was then republished in the late 1970s and adapted into a popular television series, attracting a whole new audience. More recently it made into a highly acclaimed feature film. Much of what is known and felt about the First World War is derived from Vera Brittain's elegiac yet unsparing book, which set a standard for memoirists from Martha Gellhorn to Lillian Hellman. Abandoning her studies at Oxford in 1915 to enlist as a nurse in the armed services, Brittain served in London, in Malta, and on the Western Front. Testament of Youth is both a record of what she lived through and an elegy for a vanished generation. Hailed by the Times Literary Supplement as a book that helped "both form and define the mood of its time," it speaks to any generation that has been irrevocably changed by war The author is the mother of the M. P. Shirley Williams., [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Testament of Youth - in the first issue binding

      Gollancz, 1933. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by Gollancz in 1933. A very good+ book with some light spotting to the page edges. A little lightening to the spine and rubbing to the corners. In the uniform first issue binding. A very nice copy indeed.

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        An Economic Survey of Ancient Rome, 5 Volumes and Index Volume 6 books

      1933 - 6 Vols. Complete set. Monumental Economic History of Ancient Rome Frank, Tenney [1876-1939], Editor. Johnson, Allan Chester [1881-1955], Editor. An Economic Survey of Ancient Rome. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1933-1940. Five volumes and index volume. 6 books. Complete set. Original cloth, gilt titles to spines. Some rubbing to extremities, very light fading to spines, internally clean. A handsome set. $650. * Initiated by the great classical scholar and historian Tenney Frank, this study includes contributions from some of the leading classicists and historians of the day. It remains a fundamental study. Contents: I. Rome and Italy of the Republic, by Tenney Frank; II. Roman Egypt to the reign of Diocletian, by A.C. Johnson; III. Roman Britain, by R.G. Collingwood, Roman Spain, by J.J. Van Nostrand, Roman Sicily, by V.M. Scramuzza, To Gaule Romaine, by A. Grenier; IV. Roman Africa, by R.M. Haywood, Roman Syria, by F.M. Heichelheim, Roman Greece, by J.A.O. Larsen, Roman Asia, by T.R.S. Broughton; V. Rome and Italy of the empire, by Tenney Frank; VI. Index to Volumes I-V. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Deutsche Sankt Georg Sportzeitung. Offizielles Organ des Reichsverbandes für Zucht und Prüfung deutschen Warmbluts, dem Reichsnährstand angegliedert. - Nr.24 (Erstes Januarheft 1933) - Nr.23 (1. Dezemberheft 1939) * 29 vollständige Hefte des 33. / 34. Jahrgangs

      Berlin, Verlag Sankt Georg Erna Marschall, 1933. (noch zu Nr.24686:) . . . Einmarsch der Fahnen beim Stahlhelm-Führer-Appell in Hannover (halbseitiges Foto mit Bildunterschrift:\"In Anwesenheit von Reichskanzler Adolf Hitler, Stabschef Röhm, Generaloberst von Blomberg. Die große Stahlhelm-Tagung klang aus in einem eindrucksvollen Treuebekenntnis des Bundesführers zu der nationalsozialistischen Erhebung. Im Mittelpunkt der Tagung standen die Reden von Reichskanzler Adolf Hitler, Stabschef Röhm und Bundesführer Seldte\" - Der Einfluss der Farbe auf die Leistungsfähigkeit der Pferde - Besuch des preußischen Ministerpräsidenten General Göring im Hauptgestüt Trakehnen - Die Feier des Erntedanktages auf dem Brückeberg bei Hameln, mit 2 halbseitigen Fotos (Adolf Hitler und viel SS / SA) - Das Wesen des Landespferdezucht im nationalsozialistischen Staates. Vortrag, gehalten bei der Jahresversammlung der \"Deutschen Gesellschaft für Züchtungskunde\" in Weimar, von Oberlandstallmeister G. Rau - Fotos \"Gauleiter Staatsrat Florian sammelt für die Winterhilfe auf dem Düsseldorfer Rennplatz\" (der Gauleiter mit deutschen Gruß) / \"Der Beauftragte der Obersten Behörde für Vollblutzucht und Rennen für Westdeutschland, Herr von Bock und Pollack, in SS-Uniform\" - Reitertage an Rhein und Ruhr-Die Landestierschau auf dem Oktoberfest in München - Foto \"Vom Reiterfest des Hitler-Jungvolkes in Ruhleben: der Trompeter bläst zum Sammeln\"- Darmstadt (10. September) Tag des Pferdes, mit Foto \"Reichsstatthalter Sprenger, Dr. Fritz Merck der Präsident des Darmstädter Reiter-Vereins, Landesbauernführer Dr. Wagner, Mitglieder der großherzoglichen Familie\" - Erinnerungen an Oberlandstallmeister Exz. Graf Georg von Lehndorff, von Landstallmeister von Prittwitz-Cosel - Obergruppenführerstaatsrat Litzmann zum Führer des Reichs-Rennsports ernannt (mit großen Foto) / Staatssekretär Grauert über preußische Gestütsverwaltung und über den Rennsport -Veranstaltungen zugunsten der Winterhilfe am 3. Dezember in Deutschland-Die Breslauer Reitertage-IV. Waffenringstag der deutschen Kavallerie in München - Bücherschau. - Exemplar in sehr guter Erhaltung. - Deutsche Reitergemeinde, Deutsches / Drittes Reich, deutsche Offiziere zu Pferd, Herrenreiter, illustrierte Bücher, Pferdewesen im Nationalsozialismus, Wehrmacht, Kriegskamerad Pferd, Kavallerie, NS.-Zeitschrift für Pferdefreunde, SA.-Stabschef Ernst Röhm zu Pferd, Gauleiter Erich Koch, Tattersall, Reiten, Reiterei, Reitbetrieb, Remonten, Pferdezucht, Ostpreussen, SS-Reiterstandarte, SA- und SS-Reiter, Trakehnen, NS.-Schrifttum, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut Versand D: 5,90 EUR

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        Down and Out in Paris and London.

      Victor Gollancz, 1933. - First edition. 8vo. 288pp. Black buckram boards with yellow lettering to spine. A near fine copy. Unrubbed boards with light translucent splashmarks to rear board. Black unfaded spine with unrubbed lettering. Internally crisp and fine with no inscriptions. Very clean & fresh textblock edges. None of the usual foxing. Aside from the splashmarks, an unusually fine & crisp copy. Authors first full length work written in two parts about his time with the destitute in Paris & London & about living life on the margins. 1500 copies. Fenwick A1a. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        RAIN IN THE DOORWAY ..

      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc., 1933.. Octavo, pp. [1-12] [1] 2-304 [305-308] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], illustrations by Herbert Roese, original pictorial salmon cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, top edge stained light orange, fore and bottom edges rough trimmed. First edition. "RAIN IN THE DOORWAY is Smith's other masterwork. Snatched into an adjacent dimension where all women are willing, work is a joke, and booze flows like water, Mr. Hector Owen finds himself partner in a firm reminiscent of the establishment run by the Marx Brothers in The Big Store (1941). Accidentally forced to return to our own sorrowful, rain-drenched world, Mr. Owen manages to retain the company of his new girlfriend, who promises to brighten even this vale of tears." - Paul Di Filippo in Pringle, ed., St. James Guide to Fantasy Writers, pp. 532-33. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror 5-277. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-325. Bleiler (1978), p. 182. Reginald 13389. A fine copy in fine pictorial dust jacket. A stunning copy. (#156226)

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        Down and Out in Paris and London

      New York: Harper and Brothers, 1933. First American Edition, 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very good. Octavo, 292pp. A very good copy in the publisher's brown cloth. Spine cocked (see image - this is not uncommon for this title) and front inner hinge just starting, but not cracked and holding very well. One crease on the front free endpaper, flattened. A rather nice copy apart from the noted cocked spine, lacking the dust jacket.

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        Lamb in his Bosom

      Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York 1933 - "Lamb in his Bosom" by Caroline Miller. First edition, third printing with "THIRD PRINTING" stated on the copyright page. Published by Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, 1933. The book measures 5" x 7.75", 345 pages. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Novel (Fiction) in 1934. With its scarce original third printing dust jacket. This dust jacket is a hybrid between the first issue and later dust jackets. No mention of winning the Pulitzer Prize and it has the Anne Parrish quote at the top of the front panel. It lacks the printed price on the front flap and has the same rear panel as later printings. The dust jacket is in very good condition. Chips at the flap folds and edges of the spine. Minor rubbing and wear to the jacket. The book is in near fine condition. The black cloth boards are very well preserved with crisp edges. The gilt titling on the board and spine is clear and vibrant. The textblock is clean, bright, unmarked, and complete. The binding is tight. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory #(H3-38) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ode au Vagin Poème inedit [Spine title:] Odes à Vénus

      Domrémy [i.e., Paris]: A l'Enseigne de la Pucelle [M. Duflou], 1933. Unnumbered copy from an edition of 300. Illustrated with 10 color plates. Title page printed in red and black with vignette, text printed in red and black. 69 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary orange cloth and marbled boards, preserving ochre wrappers. Small traces of dampstaining in gutters (not affecting text or image), binder's blanks a bit toned, else fine. Unnumbered copy from an edition of 300. Illustrated with 10 color plates. Title page printed in red and black with vignette, text printed in red and black. 69 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Short erotic poem, illustrated with ten plates. After the main text and bibliographical notes, there appears the Ode à Priape by Alexis Piron at pp. 39-67. Pia 927-8.; Dutel 2078

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        Autograph Letter, signed to "Dear Aunt," unsigned, in pencil

      [New York], 1933. Unsigned. 1 vols. 15 x 6 inches. With some loss at the bottom. Unsigned. 1 vols. 15 x 6 inches.

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