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        Les minutes de Sable Mémorial suivies de César antéchrist

      First collected edition, one of 50 numbered copies on Japon, the only large paper copies.With drawings by Alfred Jarry.Two pale dampstains to head of spine.A copy with good margins.Fasquelle Paris 1932 18x21,5cm broché

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        A Pictorial Chart of American Literature.

      Rand McNally & Company. No date. Ca. 1932. Color pictographic / pictorial map, 26 x 38 3/4 inches on sheet size approximately 29 x 39 1/2 inches. Archivally mounted on linen, very good, bright condition with a short tear into the upper image now visible only under raking light. A highly decorative map, with images of American authors and of literary themes populating the map. Notable authors' names are listed under many cities around the country - sparsely in the West (with the exception of San Francisco) and needing a large balloon within the inset map of Massachusetts at upper right for the names of authors located in Boston and environs. Along the upper and lower borders are portraits of authors with birth/death years. This beautiful and compelling map of America's great literary heritage was prominently featured in the Library of Congress map exhibit "The Language of the Land." No date of death is given for Henry van Dyke, who died in 1933.

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        Fairy Tales

      Philadelphia: David McKay Company,, 1932. Quarto. Original red cloth, spine and front board lettered and decorated in gilt, pink and white pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt. With the dust jacket, housed in the publisher's pictorial box. Colour frontispiece, vignette title page, 11 colour plates with captioned tissue guards, black and white in-text illustrations, by Rackham. Loss to head of dust jacket spine and a few tiny nicks to extremities, some tape repairs and very minor spotting to jacket verso; cardboard box a little scuffed and worn with a few tape repairs to joints; an excellent copy in the very good jacket and box. First US trade edition, first printing, published the same year as the London edition published by Harrap and identical in every point except for the inclusion of the publisher's box, which is unique to the US edition. This edition is scarce with both the dust jacket and box intact, and it has been historically "one of the most difficult of Rackham's books to buy" (Hudson p. 134). Considered to be some of his finest work, "Rackham's illustrations to Grimm, Hans Andersen or Poe show him at his most imaginative and observant of human nature" (Hamilton p. 11). When the Observer invited Hugh Walpole to choose the best picture-book of 1932, he awarded the accolade "without hesitation to Rackham's Hans Andersen ... He has risen nobly to his subject. He has acquired a new tenderness and grace. His fantasy is stronger than ever" (Hudson, p. 133-4). The stories include "The Snow Queen", "The Little Match Girl", "The Ugly Duckling", "The Tinder-Box", "The Little Mermaid", and "The Emperor's New Clothes".

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        Hyménée

      Edition, one of the 20 copys numbered on "pur-fil" paper only leading copies.Binding half ... Grasset Paris 1932 12x19cm relié

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        A two- page letter of reference, written on black edged mourning paper, from Beatrix Potter to an unknown recipient concerning Benjamin Dawson the gardener of Beatrix's mother, Mrs Rupert Potter, at Lindeth How, Storrs, Windermere. Beatrix Potter's mother died in 1932 at the age of 93 and Beatrix supplied references for all the staff that required them. 'Castle Cottage Sawrey, Nr Ambleside March 25. 33. I have much pleasure in giving an excellent character to Benjmin Dawson. He was for 9 years in the service of my mother the late Mrs Rupert Potter at Lindeth How, Storrs, Windermere, and he has now left as the house is closed. He has been accustomed to herbaceous borders, some bedding out, green house, peach house, early vegetables, and the use of the motor lawn mower. He also understands, and has managed the central heating of the house. Mrs Potter had a high opinion of Ben's usefulness - he is a thoroughly reliable man, and strong in health. H. B. Heelis (Mrs W. Heelis.)' Some light foxing; else very good. This letter, with some differences in sentence construction, is quoted in full, together with a photograph of Benjamin Dawson in Judy Taylor's Beatrix Potter's Letters, A Selection. And partly, together with the same photograph, in Taylor's Beatrix Potter Artist, Storyteller and Countrywoman.

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        Regarde! 24 photographies

      Editions H. Jonquières 1932 - in-12 carré (17 x 17,8 cm) Édition originale. 24 photographies pelliculées. Couverture cartonnée illustrée, reliée par 4 rivets. Tout petit manque de papier au-dessus du rivet supérieur ; couverture et intérieur très frais. Ref. Auer p. 182 ; Parr & Badger, I, Envoi autographe signé de Sougez, daté de 1931. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Body on the Beam.

      London: Published for The Crime Club Ltd. by W. Collins Sons & Co Ltd, [1932] - Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine and front cover lettered in black. With the dust jacket. Jacket spine toned, some peripheral staining, closed-tear to front panel, some nicks and chips, light foxing to fore-edge and at beginning and end. First edition, first impression, the remainder issue; this copy with W. H. Smith's label on the spine, offering the book at "one shilling net, ex-libris". Most uncommon in the appealing period jacket (designed by Ellen Edwards). Hubin p. 163. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THREE ON A MATCH [3 ON A MATCH] (1932)

      Warner Brothers 1932 - Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, USA. Joan Blondell, Ann Dvorak, Bette Davis, Warren William, Lyle Talbot, Humphrey Bogart, dir: Mervyn LeRoy; Warner Brothers. Fast pace and concise script and direction make this one of the most memorable of the Pre-Code films from Warner Brothers. Three schoolmate girlfriends light their cigarettes on one match, and the stories of the different directions in which their lives play out are told. This was one of Humphrey Bogart's earliest film appearances (not to mention one of his first appearances in a crime movie), and this is the only lobby card on which he appears - it is super rare. He plays a gangster who the married Ann Dvorak has taken up with when she slips into drug addiction, kidnapping her child for ransom. In this scene are Bogart and gang (L-R): Lyle Talbot, Humphrey Bogart, Allen Jenkins, Buster Phelps, Ann Dvorak and Jack LaRue. Very minor creasing to top corners and near bottom left blank white margin edge. Stunning color, virtually unused. FINE

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        Voyage au bout de la nuit

      Reprint 1932 off the press at the street of Father-of-the sword, green water catalog of in-fine editor, whimsical reference to 38th.Filled gaps at the back and front cover plate.Binding half black morocco, back with five nerves, flat paper to the tank, and contreplats guards combed paper, wrappers and back preserved and bound in, gilded head, binding signed Goy & enriched Vilaine.Rare copy of a shipmentSigned autograph of Louis-Ferdinand Celine Fany Abel.Copy pleasantly established. Denoël & Steele Paris 1932 12x19cm relié

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        TIGHT LINES

      Tight Lines Publishers 1932 - Scarce Limited Edition of this terrific book about the fishing in the Catalina Channel, California, in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Publisher: Tight Lines Publishers, 1932 Los Angeles: One of only 500 copies (this copy unnumbered and out of series). Frontispiece portrait of the author by Bachrach; illustrations from many B&W photographs and pen and ink sketches by the author. Map endpapers. [xii], 239 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Tan coarse grained cloth stamped in black, fore edge untrimmed. Chapters include: Tuna!Tuna!; Threatening Swords; Mysteries of the Deep; Just Fishing; Big Fish; Santa Cruz; The Poor Relations; Nine Hours on a Broadbill; Between Currents; Fins!; Light Tackle; and Tackle and Gear. Ralph Bandini is one of the greats among the early pioneers of big game fishing off the coast of California. Immensely respected by fellow anglers within the newly developed segment of the sport, Bandini championed conservation of California's coastal resources as a member of the state's fish and game commission, was a member of many conservation groups, and served on the board of directors for the storied Tuna Club of Santa Catalina Island. Bandini was born into a very prominent California family. His grandparents, Don Juan Bandini and Donna Maria Refugio Arguello de Bandini, had vast land holdings in the southwest. His father, Arturo, married Helen Elliot who moved to California from Indianapolis in 1874. Together they formed the "Indiana Colony", later named "Pasadena" (a word meaning "head of the valley" in the local native language). Bandini attended Pasadena public school, Throop Polytechnic Institute, and Stanford University. He earned a law degree and was associated with the firm of O'Melveny, Stevens and Milliken for five years. Afterward, he established his own practice and devoted himself to his family and to the pursuit of big game fish. Though the Bandini family was well known, Ralph did not seek the limelight and revealed little about himself over the years. His most enduring legacy to the sport of big game fishing is his writing, in particular his three books entitled Tight Lines, Veiled Horizons, and Men, Fish, and Tackle. These books, privately published and now quite rare, are among the most revealing volumes written about this formative period in the evolution of saltwater game fishing. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fairy Tales.

      Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1932 - Quarto. Original red cloth, spine and front board lettered and decorated in gilt, pink and white pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt. With the dust jacket, housed in the publisher's pictorial box. Loss to head of dust jacket spine and a few tiny nicks to extremities, some tape repairs and very minor spotting to jacket verso; cardboard box a little scuffed and worn with a few tape repairs to joints; an excellent copy in the very good jacket and box. Colour frontispiece, vignette title page, 11 colour plates with captioned tissue guards, black and white in-text illustrations, by Rackham. First US trade edition, first printing, published the same year as the London edition published by Harrap and identical in every point except for the inclusion of the publisher's box, which is unique to the US edition. This edition is scarce with both the dust jacket and box intact, and it has been historically "one of the most difficult of Rackham's books to buy" (Hudson p. 134). Considered to be some of his finest work, "Rackham's illustrations to Grimm, Hans Andersen or Poe show him at his most imaginative and observant of human nature" (Hamilton p. 11). When the Observer invited Hugh Walpole to choose the best picture-book of 1932, he awarded the accolade "without hesitation to Rackham's Hans Andersen . He has risen nobly to his subject. He has acquired a new tenderness and grace. His fantasy is stronger than ever" (Hudson, p. 133-4). The stories include "The Snow Queen", "The Little Match Girl", "The Ugly Duckling", "The Tinder-Box", "The Little Mermaid", and "The Emperor's New Clothes". Latimore & Haskell p. 68; Riall p. 177; Hamilton p. 11; Hudson p. 172. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Second Crime Club Omnibus: Murder at the Vicarage, The Wedding Chest Mystery, Murder At The Pageant and Tragedy on the Line.

      London: for The Crime Club Limited by William Collins 1932. FIRST EDITION thus. Collecting these four early Crime Club titles including the first ever Miss Marple novel. The individual books are all exceptionally scarce in dust-jacket. Thick 8vo, pp.1014. Publisher's hardback orange cloth binding, blocked in black, in the fragile original dark green pictorial dustjacket displaying the Crime Club gunman. The book appears to be unread; the thin paper jacket has some inevitable chips and loss with some fading to bare areas beneath. Nonetheless this remains a pleasing and attractive example of a rare Christie anthology in wrapper.

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        Le clavecin de Diderot

      Editions Surréalistes. Edition 200 numbered copies printed on light green paper, ours unjustified. Binding half box taupe, smooth back, as palladium, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats blue-gray paper, blankets and quilted back preserved, gilt, signed binding Goy P. & C. Vilaine. Signed autograph of René Crevel in English Boom: "For Boom That book writed in Davos, gived in Paris, with my affections in every hand René.." Copy pleasantly established. Editions Surréalistes Paris 1932 11,5x18,5cm relié

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        Ausstellung - Gedichte von Ernst Meister [Originalausgabe / wahrscheinlich das originale Korrekturexemplar des Autors oder Verlags].

      Verlag Marburger Flugblätter,, 1932. Erste Ausgabe. Marburg, Verlag Marburger Flugblätter, 1932. Oktav. 64 Seiten. Original Softcover (cremefarbene Englisch-Broschur mit roter Betitelung). Der Buchblock minimal von der Broschur gelöst. Sonst in sehr gutem Zustand, mit Merkmalen eines Korrekturexemplars: Der obere Schnitt etwas uneben, einige Seiten mit handschriftlicher, zusätzlicher Numerierung (und auch Anmerkung) die eine andere Paginierungsfolge oder Reihenfolge der Gedichte suggeriert. Einige Textstellen mit handschriftlicher Änderung einzelner Buchstaben. Kurze Widmung auf dem Vorsatzblatt: "f. Ulla" (nicht verifizierbar ob von Meister). Das Gedicht "Der Gebückte" mit einer handschriftlichen Anmerkung die eine eventuelle, dreimalige Wiederholung des ersten Teiles ('Er geht') mit zwei Fragezeichen erwägt. Sehr seltene, erste Veröffentlichung von Ernst Meister. Der Fund dieser Ausgabe ist eine kleine Sensation da Ernst Meister die Auflage persönlich vernichtete nachdem der Verlag Ihm die Bücher zurückgesendet hatte. Seine Ehefrau Else Meister rettete, laut einigen Quellen, nur einige wenige Exemplare aus der Mülltonne. / Als Zugabe zu der Ausgabe liegt dem Band eine Sammlung von sehr seltenen "Mitteilung[en] für Freunde" bei. Ernst Meister hat diese "Im Handsatz als Manuskript gedruckt". Beiliegen No.2 - 6 der Mitteilungen". Mit dem Namenszug "Ernst Meister" und der Jahreszahl der Herausgabe auf der Titelbroschur. [Wilpert - Gühring 1]nDer Band enthält die folgenden Gedichte: Vorausstellung (Monolog der Menschen) / Zwei Promenaden / Die Trennung / Der Gebückte / nDer Sterbende / Menschen in einem Warteraum / Familie im Winter / Der Hotelgarten / Normaler Nachmittag / L'Homme Machine Bleue / Die Träume / Schiffsuntergang / Ein Mensch Mittags / In einem Traum / Die Schönen Namen / Lajaune versteht einen Traum nicht / Die Gute Musik (Wolfgang Hellmert gewidmet) / Liebestod zweier Worte / Das schöne Märchen / Die Umgürtung / Die Kühle / Das Dunkel / Glasgedichte / Toter Dichter auf dem Meeresgrund / Der Knabe / Die Harlekine / Morgen eines jungen Mannes / Die Überschreitung / Ultiman / Bilder: Zunehmender Schatten / Das Begräbnis - Zeitlupe / Strandbild (Gauguin) / Der Fischzug / Die Lampen / Wein im Gesicht / Der Schlaf: Strophen in einem Schlaf / Die Verlorenen Schafe / Fahrt mit den Toten Engeln /

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        Voyage au bout de la nuit

      First edition, one of 200 copies of the press service.Precious autograph signed by Louis-Ferdinand Celine Gonzague Truc.Our copy, like 200 copies of the press, does not have the catalog of the editor-in fine. Denoël & Steele Paris 1932 12x19cm broché

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        Crónica de Michoacán

      Mexico City: Talleres Graficos de la Nacion, 1932. Description:3 volumes. xxix-574 pages with 4 folding maps; 466 pages with folding coats of arms, 6 folding native illustrations and map; 469 pages with 2 coats of arms (one folding) and 6 folding native illustrations. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 7") bound in three quarter blue leather with raised spine bands and gilt lettering to spine. Introduction by Rafael Lopez. From the library of George Foster. Publicaciones del Archivo General de la Nacion volume XVII, XVIII and XIX.There are only meager biographical data about Pablo de la Purísima Concepción Beaumont, whose work is a major source on Michoacán. Despite its title "Chronicle of the Holy Apostles St Peter and St Paul of Michoacán," Beaumont's work in fact spans a much greater area, including much of western Mexico, northward to New Mexico, and tending toward a general history. It provides details to 1565. Beaumont divided his total work into tow major parts, the firs, or Aparato, intended to be introductory to the second or the Crónica proper. the first seems complete, but the second was never finished. The Aparato takes up fully a third of the extant Beaumont work, although nominally introductory. It deals with the discovery of America and the conquest of Mexico to the year 1521. It was twice published before appearance of the total work. Far more valuable is the Crónica. It consists of two books and one chapter of book 3. Beaumont drew on a wide variety of sources. He tell us us that he gathered a large quantity of manuscripts from various Franciscan archives as well as listing 30 standard writers in printed sources. He gives full copies of some of his documents, of which several have since disappeared. He speaks of obtaining a native painting, possibly from which his illustrations came. These paintings show incidents of the first visits of Spaniards to Michoacán, there reception by Tarascans, labors of the Franciscans, coats of arms of principal cities of Michoacán. It is usually through that Beaumont composed his work around 1777. That is the last date in the later copies of the original manuscript. Unfortunately his original manuscript is lost. It was copied in Mexico City around 1792 to for volumes 7-11 of a 32 volume Collection of Memories on New Spain, ordered by Viceroy Conde de Revilla Gigedo and compiled by Manuel de la Vega. Three partially complete sets of these Vega Memorias are known; from one or another of them come other recopied manuscript copies, as well as the printed versions. Editions of the work have a somewhat unfortunate publishing history. In 1826 Bustamante published an incomplete and useless edition of the Aparato, attributing it to Vega, who had owned the manuscript Bustamante used. In 1873-74 a five volume edition of both Aparato and Crónica appeared in Mexico; it lacks the Indian drawings, and was based on a secondary manuscript copy made b y J F Ramirez that then belonged to Alfredo Chavero. A three volume version was published by the National Archives of Mexico in 1932, based on their copy of the 1792 collection of Memorias; it contains the Indian drawings and an introduction by Rafael Lopez. The text seems slightly corrupt, but it may be near the original, as Beaumont said his Spanish was defective, owing to his Parisian rearing. George McClelland Foster, Jr born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on October 9, 1913, died on May 18, 2006, at his home in the hills above the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, where he served as a professor from 1953 to his retirement in 1979, when he became professor emeritus. His contributions to anthropological theory and practice still challenge us; in more than 300 publications, his writings encompass a wide diversity of topics, including acculturation, long-term fieldwork, peasant economies, pottery making, public health, social structure, symbolic systems, technological change, theories of illness and wellness, humoral medicine in Latin America, and worldview. The quantity, quality, and long-term value of his scholarly work led to his election to the National Academy of Sciences in 1976. Virtually all of his major publications have been reprinted and/or translated. Provenance from the executor of Foster's library laid in.Condition:Some underlining in pencil through out by Foster. Foster's date of acquire on front paste down, early owner's name on front end paper. some light soiling and rubbing to extremities else a very good set.

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        Economic Advisory Council. Committee on Locust Control

      London: 1932-1939. 17 vols, numerous figsmaps. Hardback. Uniformly bound in buckram with leather title pieces. Tear to rear joint of one volume. In 1929 the British Government appointed a sub-committee on locust control in London to report on the means of mass destruction of the desert locust, Schistocerca gregaria in Africa. In 1931 the Committee extended its interest to other African locusts. This extensive collection of almost 2,000 unpublished British Government duplicated typescript reports details the development and management of this large-scale pest control operation. The reports concern the control of Locusts mostly in Kenya, Rhodesia and the Sahara. They include extensive information on the early development of aerial spraying techniques as a method of control. Meetings were attended by Francis Hemming; Sir Guy A.K. Marshall; Prof. Poulton and B.P. Uvarov, etc.Includes: 2 vols of Kenya Experiments Sub-Committee report nos 1-28 (1932-1933); continues as Aircraft Experiments Sub-Committee report nos 29-50 (1933). 16 vols of Committee on Locust Control reports: 1932-1933 nos 642-900; 1934 nos 1-253; 1935 nos 1-200; 1936 nos 1-154; 1937 nos 1-131; 1938 nos 1-110; 1939 nos 1-103. Plus a volume of E.A.C. meetings 1933-1939

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        Amid These Storms [Thoughts and Adventures].

      New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932. SIGNED and dated (1954) in ink by Churchill on to first free end paper. Publisher's strong red cloth with gilt titles to spine and upper with blind tooling. Red and white dustwrapper printed in black with a picture of young Churchill in combat gear to spine and upper. Spine and extremities of book faded; ink mark to top of upper board. Dust jacket rubbed, faded to spine, quite frayed along extremities with closed tears and small chips. Shows well, housed in fleece-line cloth slip-case. The American version of 'Thoughts and Adventures' in a rather more striking pictorial dustjacket. Ronald Cohen.

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        King of the Golden River, The

      London: George Harrap & Co., 1932. One of 575 Copies Signed by Arthur Rackham[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. RUSKIN, John. The King of the Golden River. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: George Harrap & Co., [1932]. One of 575 copies signed by Arthur Rackham, this being copy No. 472. Octavo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches; 222 x 146 mm.). 47, [1] pp. Four color plates and fifteen drawings in black and white. Original limp vellum. Pictorial endpapers in green and white. Top edge gilt, others uncut. A few text leaves roughly opened, small inoffensive stains on endpapers. A very good copy. Housed in a green cloth clamshell case.John Ruskin (1819-1900), "English author and artist, whose The King of the Golden River might be regarded as the first English fairy story for children. Though it was not published until 1851, seven years after Francis Paget's The Hope of the Katzekopfs, it was in fact written in 1841 for 12-year-old Effie Gray, whom he later married. It is a story of the three brothers of tradition, two bad, the youngest good, and their reception of a supernatural visitor, the South West Wind. Ruskin described it himself as 'a fairly good imitation of Grimm and Dickens, mixed with some true Alpine feeling of my own', but the South West Wind is a powerful and original character, described by Stephen Prickett [in Victorian Fantasy (1979)] as the 'first magical personage to show that combination of kindliness and eccentric irascibility that was to appear so strongly in a whole tradition of subsequent literature'. Richard Doyle, who illustrated the original edition, made a striking drawing of him. Edgar Taylor's translation of the Grimms' stories with illustrations by George Cruikshank was published in 1823; in Praeterita Ruskin recorded how he had copied these when he was 10 or 11. The book was reissued in 1868 with an introduction by Ruskin in which he spoke of the value of the traditional tales, with their power 'to fortify children against the glacial cold of selfish science'-a sentiment which lies at the heart of his own story" (The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales).Latimore and Haskell, p. 67. Riall, p. 176.

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        Repertoire du Gout Moderne. No.1.

      LEVY, Albert. Repertoire du Gout Moderne. No.1. Published by Editions Albert Levy, Paris, 1928. The first of five to be issued between 1928-1932. Loose as issued and in the original portfolios with ties. The 40 pochoir-colored plates by Saudé, many heightened with gold & silver, illustrate interior designs by contemporary French architects and designers including Djo-Bourgeois, E. Kohlmann, Francis Jourdain, Jean Luce and Maurice Matet. 323 x 250 mm. £0

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        Tennis. Origins and Mysteries. With an Historical Bibliography by Robert W. Henderson, New York Public Library

      New York: Derrydale Press, 1932. First edition, one of 450 copies on Van Gelder hand-made paper designed by William Dana Orcutt at the Plimpton Press. Illustrated. 258 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Cloth and boards, paper label. Very fine copy, partly unopened, in original glassine. Brown cloth clamshell box with white paper label. First edition, one of 450 copies on Van Gelder hand-made paper designed by William Dana Orcutt at the Plimpton Press. Illustrated. 258 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Lovely Copy. A classic work of enduring significance. Siegel 66; Frazier W-8-a; Phelps and Sabine p. 217

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        Doll Dreams

      Hollycrofters, Inc. Co. 1932 - First edition, limited issue of 150 copies signed by editor, introduction writer and all illustrators. 121 pp. Original blue cloth with pasted-on title. Near Fine, sans jacket as issued. Outer coating of cloth just a bit lightly mottled, very light wear to tips, pages toned with age. A very nice. An unusual collection of children's stories about dolls vividly illustrated (and signed by) by notable California artists such printmaker Paul Landacre; professor, painter and architect Millard Sheets; and impressionist painter Jessie Arms Botke. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Rain. A set of 13 original still photographs from the 1932 film.

      13 original 8 x 10 inch single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photographs from the 1932 Lewis Milestone film, based on Somerset Maugham's short story Miss Thompson which appeared in The Trembling of a Leaf (1921), and also John Colton and Clemence Randolph's subsequent play adaptation. The film starred Joan Crawford as a prostitute named Sadie who is temporarily stranded on a Pacific island and Walter Huston as a missionary who is torn between his desire to reform Sadie and his physical attraction to her. The story resolves in a manner faithful to Maugham's story with the missionary's suicide and Sadie's unapologetic return to her depraved lifestyle.

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        Jinkotsu Toyomi No Shinkosei

      1932. NAKAGAWA, Shuzo. Jinkotsu Toyomi No Shinkosei [New Compositions of Beauty of Human Anatomy]. Title, 2 pp. introduction, followed by 12 tipped-in photographs each with facing text beginning with a geometric initial. Folio, loose leaves laid into the publisher's illustrated box featuring a naked women leaping over a blue volvelle stamped in gilt, spine stamped in gilt, part of cover and rear of box covered in silver and black checkered pattern in a new yellow cloth folding box. Tokyo, 1932. |~||~||~||~| A rare and unusual Japanese photobook published between the wars. It is a celebration of the female form, as each photo depicts a young subject posed to mimic a geometrical form that appears on the facing page along with letterpress descriptions. The work is reminiscent of Karel Teige and Karel Paspa's landmark Czech photobook, ABECEDA. A very rare book, with no copies recorded on Worldcat. Some light foxing, covers a little chipped, but overall an exceptional copy.

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        Bau- und Kunstdenkmäler von Westfalen. Stadt Münster Erster Teil

      Stenderhoff, 1932 - Deckel leicht kratzspurig, Innentitel mit Namenseintrag, Seiten altersgemäß angedunkelt Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 3217 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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         Histoire comique ou Voyage dans la Lune Lettre-Préface de Robert Esnault-Pelterie. Illustrations de Jacques Touchet.

      Paris, Les Bibliophiles de l'Aéro-Club de France, 1932, gd in 4°, de 4ff. LIII- 1f. 128pp., ill. de 92 compositions de Jacques Touchet in t. et h. t., le tout colorié à la main au patron, pl. maroquin bleu, dos très lég. passé, t. dorées, couv. ill. de dos cons., bel exemplaire (rel. H.F. Cottereau)., un des 25 exemplaires nominatifs imprimé pour Ernest Wagner, avec 10 planches de dessins originaux en deux états. Tirage limité à 125 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin d'Arches, celui-ci un des 25 exemplaires nominatifs de collaborateurs imprimé pour Ernest Wagner, avec 10 planches de dessins originaux en deux états (un état colorié sous forme de dessin aquarellé ou d'épreuve coloriée et un état sous forme de dessin à la plume en noir) soit 20 planches originales, et la suite complète des illustrations tirée sur simili-japon, la préface signée par R. Esnault-Pelterie, et le menu illustré en couleur par Touchet.

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        CRIME AND PUNISHMENT: Complete and Unabridged in One Volume (ML# 199.1, FIRST MODERN LIBRARY EDITION, 1932, Balloon Cloth, 200 Tiltes Inside DJ)

      New York: The Modern Library Edition, 1932, STATED FIRST MODERN LIBRARY EDITION. - EXTREMELY RARE COPY OF TRUE FIRST ML EDITION WITH FAMOUS MISSPELLED "DOSTOYEVKSY" ON DJ (see scan). DJ is unclipped with 95 cents price; 200 titles listed on inside; two closed tears near top and bottom spine; DOSTOYESKSY misspelling on front of DJ. Book is covered in Red Balloon cloth; has Spine #7 (31-39); Kent Endpapers; red topstain. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        King of the Golden River, The

      London: George Harrap & Co., 1932 - One of 575 Copies Signed by Arthur Rackham[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. RUSKIN, John. The King of the Golden River. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: George Harrap & Co., [1932]. One of 575 copies signed by Arthur Rackham, this being copy No. 472. Octavo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches; 222 x 146 mm.). 47, [1] pp. Four color plates and fifteen drawings in black and white. Original limp vellum. Pictorial endpapers in green and white. Top edge gilt, others uncut. A few text leaves roughly opened, small inoffensive stains on endpapers. A very good copy. Housed in a green cloth clamshell case.John Ruskin (1819-1900), "English author and artist, whose The King of the Golden River might be regarded as the first English fairy story for children. Though it was not published until 1851, seven years after Francis Paget's The Hope of the Katzekopfs, it was in fact written in 1841 for 12-year-old Effie Gray, whom he later married. It is a story of the three brothers of tradition, two bad, the youngest good, and their reception of a supernatural visitor, the South West Wind. Ruskin described it himself as 'a fairly good imitation of Grimm and Dickens, mixed with some true Alpine feeling of my own', but the South West Wind is a powerful and original character, described by Stephen Prickett [in Victorian Fantasy (1979)] as the 'first magical personage to show that combination of kindliness and eccentric irascibility that was to appear so strongly in a whole tradition of subsequent literature'. Richard Doyle, who illustrated the original edition, made a striking drawing of him. Edgar Taylor's translation of the Grimms' stories with illustrations by George Cruikshank was published in 1823; in Praeterita Ruskin recorded how he had copied these when he was 10 or 11. The book was reissued in 1868 with an introduction by Ruskin in which he spoke of the value of the traditional tales, with their power 'to fortify children against the glacial cold of selfish science'-a sentiment which lies at the heart of his own story" (The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales).Latimore and Haskell, p. 67. Riall, p. 176. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Light in August

      Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, New York 1932 - First edition, first printing. 1 vols. 8vo. One of only 8,500 published in October 1932. Book and dust jacket are first state with first issue points of orange lettering on front cover, blue lettering with orange star on spine and "Jefferson" for "Mottstown" on line 1 of page 340. Jacket has first issue points of $2.50 price and list of titles on back panel starting with Boyle, Kay. Peterson A13a; Massey 103 Original cream buckram lettered in orange and blue. Near fine copy in handsome skillfully repaired jacket [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Memorial, The [First State]

      First Edition London Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 52 Tavistock Square 1932 First Impression ('First Published 1932' on copyright page), one of only 1,222 copies. Publisher's first-state pale pink linen lettered in blue, brown top edge; in mid-brown illustrated dust jacket (designed by Jack Banting), printed in blue and priced 7/6. Just about Fine (front hinge very slightly cracked, end papers lightly spotted), in a pristine jacket. Woolmer 294. Fine- ¶According to the Literary Encyclopedia, the death of Isherwood's father in the First World War and the deep, lifelong mourning into which his mother fell provide much of the background for the family dynamics of Isherwood's early novels, including The Memorial, in which Cambridge student Eric Vernon finds himself torn between a desire to emulate his heroic father and his envy for his father's great friend Edward Blake, who survived the war only to throw himself into gay life in Berlin and the pursuit of meaningless relationships. The story is imbued with Freudian family analysis, centering on the conflict between mother and son, and rebellion against the stifling English class society (Isherwood was born onto a withering branch of a distinguished family tree that had roots in Cheshire extending back to the Civil War). In his early career Isherwood adopted the high-Modernist style of the preceding generation of English novelists, particularly Virginia Woolf (whose Hogarth Press brought out The Memorial) and D. H. Lawrence. While breaking no new stylistic ground, Isherwood was experimenting with the novel form, recombining the chapters of The Memorial into a non-sequential chronology. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        The Memorial. Portrait of a Family.

      London: The Hogarth Press 1932. 8vo. Publisher's orange cloth, titled in blue, in striking pictoral dustwrapper. Foxing to text edges, first and last few leaves. Cloth is fine. Wrapper with minor rubbing to tips of spine else fine. A most attractive copy in the first issue binding. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE.

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        Gilles de Raiz

      First edition for which there is no mention of large paper copies.Very rare autograph inscription from Vincente Huidobro to his fortuneteller Marian Lanus : "... Gilles de Rais lui-même avec ses mages blancs et ses mages noirs. Très amicalement..."With a portrait of the author by Pablo Picasso and two drawings by Joseph Sima.Covers lined, with discreet repairs, spine skillfully repaired, internally good. Editions Totem & José Corti Paris 1932 17,5x22,5cm broché

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        Voyage au bout de la nuit

      Denoël & Steele. First edition, one of 100 numbered copies on alfa paper, this one of the few nominative hors commerce copies, printed specially for Jean Ballard, the only large paper copies with 10 on Arches paper, also nominative. §Handsome autograph inscription from Louis-Ferdinand Céline to Jean Ballard, director of Cahiers du Sud, which published extracts from Voyage just before its publication, as well as one of the longest reviews devoted to the work. §Few people recognized at first the importance of this debut novel. Céline pitched the manuscript to Gallimard, Bossart, Figuière and of course Denoël, who were the only ones to show any real enthusiasm. Nonetheless, they printed only 2,000 copies and reached out to a number of reviews to publish extracts, including Cahiers du Sud, Europe, and Monde a few days before publication. Nominative copies on Arches or alfa paper, reserved for those close to the author, are even more sought after than the 110 large paper copies commercially sold. Unnumbered for the most part, they have still not been counted precisely. Therefore, we still only know the copies of R. Beckers, M. Dorian, J. Ajalbert, L. Daudet, L. and M. Descaves (on Arches), R.-L. Doyon, L. Hennique, G. Picard, Rosny jeune, C. Dullin and V. Moremans, R. Gallier and J. Ballard. These copies do not have the publisher's advertising brochure at end. §This copy is in a box by Julie Nadot, reproducing the original cover of the work. §A very good and rare copy. % Denoël & Steele Paris 1932 12x19cm broché sous étui

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        Hier VIII. Jahrgang 1932 Heft 1-53 KOMPLETT in 2 Halbleinenbänden mit Deckblättern gebunden !

      Berlin, Norddeutsche Buchdruckerei und Verlagsanstalt, 1932 - 2°, 1272 Seiten mit sehr zahlreichen Abbildungen - betitelte Halbleineneinbände - Einbände leicht ber. und best. sonst guter Zustand - 1932. a91930 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 5200

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        WHAT PRICE HOLLYWOOD? (1932)

      RKO 1932 - Vintage original 22 x 14" (55 x 35 cm.) window card poster, USA. Constance Bennett, Lowell Sherman, Neil Hamilton, Gregory Ratoff, Louise Beavers, dir: George Cukor, RKO. The famous predecessor to the A STAR IS BORN legend, re-made three times and here directed by George Cukor, who would make the 1954 version with Judy Garland. In this version, a popular film director whose career is in decline discovers a bright young woman whose career ascends. One thing this version had going for it was the lack of the Production Code, so Bennett was allowed to be saucier than the more wistful Gaynor and Garland characters (in this version named Mary Evans). Lowell Sherman, an actor/director, played a character modeled on himself (he was a known alcoholic), John Barrymore and silent director Marshall Neilan. Super 1930s Deco art depiction of Hollywood movie making encircles the Bennett and Sherman characters. Poster is in un-restored original condition. There are numerous nail and pinholes overall including at the top and on the imagery including Bennett's head and hair. Minor waviness. A really outstanding depiction of early Hollywood. VERY GOOD-FINE

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        Die Deutsche Atlantische Expedition auf dem Forschungs- und Vermessungsschiff "Meteor". Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse. Konvolut von 14 Bänden (II, III.3, IV.1, IV.2, V, VI, VII.2 + Atlas, VIII, IX.1 + Atlas, XI.2, XII.2, XV) und Beigabe.

      Berlin, Leipzig (de Gruyter) 1932-1939. - 30 x 23 cm, Orig.-Leinen / Orig.-Leinendecken / Orig.-Broschur. Mit zahlr. Textabbildungen, mehrfarbigen Tafeln, Fotos, Beilagen * Band 2: Die Echolotungen des "Meteor" (Maurer). - Band 3.3 (in 2 Lieferungen): Die Sedimente des Äquatorialen Atlantischen Ozeans (Correns; Schott). - Band 4.1: Ozeanographische Methoden und Instrumente (Wüst; Böhnecke; Meyer). - Band 4.2: Das Ozeanographische Beobachtungsmaterial; Serienmessungen (Wüst). - Band 5 (in 2 Lieferungen): Temperatur, Salzgehalt und Dichte an der Oberfläche des Atlantischen Ozeans (Böhnecke). - Band 6: Schichtung und Zirkulation des Atlantischen Ozeans. Schnitte und Karten von Temperatur, Salzgehalt und Dichte (Atlas) (Wüst, Defant). - Band 7.2 + Atlas: Ozeanographische Sonderuntersuchungen. Stereophotogrammetrische Wellenaufnahmen (Schumacher). - Band 8 + Beilagenheft: Das chemische Beobachtungsmaterial und seine Gewinnung. Kalziumkarbonat- und Kohlensäuregehalt des Meerwassers (Wattenberg). - Band 9.1 + Atlas: Die Verteilung des Sauerstoffs im Atlantischen Ozean (Wattenberg). - Band 11.2 + Beilagenheft: Allgemeine Biologie des Südatlantischen Ozeans: Das Pelagial der unteren Wasserschichten (Hentschel). - Band 12.2 (in 3 Lieferungen): Biologische Sonderuntersuchungen. - Band 15 (Text- und Tafelteil): Die aerologischen Methoden und das aerologische Beobachtungsmaterial (Kuhlbrodt; Reger). - Beigabe: Die Deutsche Atlantische Expedition auf dem Vermessungs- und Forschungsschiff "Meteor" 1925-1927. Gesammelte Expeditionsberichte. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Disappearing City.

      New York: William Farquhar Payson, 1932 - Oblong octavo. Original green cloth, titles and design to front board in black. With the dust jacket designed. Light rubbing to ends and corners, partial tanning to spine and along the joint, tanning to endpapers, otherwise a sound copy in very good condition, with the dust jacket tanned and a little spotted, chipped at the ends and corners with some loss to around the head, a few other small closed tears and chips along the edges. Photographic frontispiece and plates. First edition, first printing, in the scarce jacket, presentation copy inscribed by the author to the clients of his groundbreaking Malcolm Willey House in Minneapolis, "To Mr and Mrs Willey - from their architect - Frank Lloyd Wright." Malcolm Willey was an administrator at the University of Minnesota, and after reading a copy of Wright's Autobiography, commissioned him in 1932 to produce a "creation of art" - the product, which Wright named "Gardenwall", was completed in 1934, and is now considered a bridge between Wright's earlier Prairie School and his later Usonian style. It was also one of the first of his houses to push towards an open plan, moving away from the tradition of compartmentalising domestic functions and spaces into different rooms. Though undated, the inscription was almost certainly made during the period of this commission, and hence at or around the time of publication. The Disappearing City is a characteristically utopian tract by this great visionary of modern architecture, envisioning "the intelligent use of the machine" leading to gradual deurbanisation "end[ing] the illogical congestion and destruction of manhood in big - or little - cities". The book is scarce in the jacket, very scarce inscribed, and highly appealing with such a fine architectural association. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Twelfth Night

      Waltham Saint Lawrence: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1932 A very good copy of this beautiful limited edition produced by The Golden Cockerel Press with distinctive wood-engraved designs and illustrations by Eric Ravilious. No 94 of 275 copies, printed by Robert and Moira Gibbings, assisted by George Churchill. The Golden Cockerel Press, founded in 1920, was famed for quality - with hand-set print, use of hand-made paper or vellum; and fine illustrations - mostly wood-engraved. In the original Sangorski and Sutcliffe half leather binding with Ravilious illustrations to the front and back boards. The binding has some wear to the leather on the front board towards the base of the spine - where original ?worm damage has been repaired. The cloth is clean with a small scuff on the front board and more pronounced scuffing to the rear board. Cloth is slightly darkened towards the leather. Corners lightly bumped. The contents are in fine condition. There is a loose flyer 'Golden Cockerel Books for the Spring' enclosed. Please enquire if you would like more images to assess condition.

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        Christmas Pudding - in the first issue dust wrapper

      Thornton Butterworth, 1932 A first edition, first printing published by Thornton Butterworth in 1932. A fine book without any defects and no inscriptions. In a very good unclipped FIRST ISSUE wrapper with a chip to the head of the spine and a smaller chip to the spine tail. A patch of rubbing to the front panel with a small tape burn therein. Some rubbing to the edges. Overseas Edition stated to the spine. Housed in a cutom made clamshell box. An exceptionally scarce example of a book never usually found in the dust wrapper.[removed][removed]

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        Brave New World

      Chatto and Windus, 1932 A first edition, first printing published by Chatto and Windus in 1932. A very good+ book without inscriptions in a dust wrapper which has been professionally restored and now presents well.

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