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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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        Studies presented to F.L. Griffith

      Oxford University Press, London 1932 - Rare. Edited by S.R.K. Glanville. Oxford University Press, London, 1932. First edition. Large In-4, 1 frontispice, xi & 503 pages, 74 plates. Black cloth with dust jacket (jacket is worn). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        Fifth Avenue Church.

      New York. 1932 - Oil painting. 20 x 26 inches.

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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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        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. Photographic frontispiece and plates. 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. 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.

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        The monasteries of the Wadi 'n Natrun. Part II: The history of the monasteries of Nitria and of Scetis.

      MMA, New York 1932 - Very rare, only 500 copies were printed. Metropolitan Museum of Art - Egyptian Expedition 07, MMA, New York, 1932. First edition. 4o, xliv & 500 pages, 8 plates. Bound in a beautiful modern half-leather. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DIETARI DEL CAPELLÁ D'ANFOS EL MAGNÀNIM.

      - Imp. Fill de Vives Mora. Valencia. 1932. Acción Bibliográfica Valenciana. Folio. Papel hilo. Edición de 200 ejemplares numerados. XXXV pp.+508 pp+1 h. Enc. Holandesa con nervios de época. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Four Gospels in the Original Greek

      Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1932. First. hardcover. fine. Printed in red and black. Small folio, full red morocco elaborately stamped in gilt & blind with numerous borders enclosing four rectangles, also with borders; raised bands with 6 decorated panels on the spine, by the French Binders. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1932. Printed with the Greek type of Robert Proctor, the third book for which the type has been used, the others being The Oresteia, (1904) and The Odyssey, (1909). Two leather bookplates and the dentelles have offset on the flyleaves, otherwise fine, in a black leather-backed cloth slipcase.

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        THE GAP IN THE CURTAIN

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1932. First Edition. First Impression. Octavo (19cm); hunter green cloth, with titles and author's initials stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 315, [1 blank], [4]pp ads. Small, faint rubbed spot to lower spine, a dozen or so foxed spots to text edges, else Near Fine. Dustjacket priced 7/6 net on spine; gently spine-sunned and lightly edgeworn, with some faint foxing to rear panel, a few small nicks and faint creases, and a 2.5" tear along lower front hinge, archivally mended on verso; Very Good+. A group of interconnected stories featuring Buchan's character Edward Leithen, centered around the adventures of a group of professional men who have been given a glimpse at the future; unable to share their secret knowledge, the characters attempt to either forestall or fulfill what they have seen. Hanna 81; Hubin, p.55; Bleiler (1978 ed.), p.33.

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        Memoria del Congreso celebrado en le Teatro de la Comedia de Madrid, los días 10 al 18 de Diciembre de 1919.

      Barcelona., Tipografia Cosmos 1932 - 386. Gr.8° OLn. Erinnerungen an den Kongreß der anarchosyndikalistischen CNT von 1919. In rotem Lederimitat gebunden; mit Goldprägung auf dem Buchrücken. Innenteil papierbedingt gebräunt. Kanten etwas bestoßen. 800 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Information. Wirtschaft - Wissenschaft - Erziehung - Technik - Kunst. Herausgeber: Genossenschaft für literarische Publikationen, Zürich. 1. Jahrgang 1932-1933, Heft 2-12 + 2. Jahrgang 1933-1934, Heft 1, 3-6.

      Zürich, Bücherstube und Versandbuchhandlung Dr. Oprecht + Helbling. - 1932 - Jahrgang 1: Heft 1 - 12, Jahrgang 2: Heft 1 - 6. cplt. in 18 Heften. 8°. Originalbroschurhefte. Bolliger 3,666 (ausführlich). - Originalausgabe. Vollständig, wohlerhaltenes Exemplar der progressiven, von Max Bill hervorragend gestalteten Zeitschrift. Herausgegeben von einer Gruppe von Intellektuellen im Umfeld der Bücherstube Oprecht. Eine der wenigen dezidiert antifaschistischen und progressiven schweizerischen Zeitschriften. - Mit Texten von Fritz Allemann, R. und Y. Allendy, Henri Barbusse, Hans Birkhäuser, Kurt Bitter, Paula Brupbacher, Robert, Bürger, Jakob Bührer, E.F. Burckhardt, Demian, Detektor, Herbert Ehmke, Ernst Emmenthaler (Schmidt), Faber (Schmidt), A. Feldmann, Hans Fischer, M.-Ed. Flürscheim, Ansegis Frank, Lothar Frey, Dr. Fuchs, Hermann Gauch, Pamphilus Gengenbach (Schmidt), Siegfried Giedion, Valentin Gitermann, Alfred Glarner, J.G. Gorkin, Heinz Greifl, Fritz Hammer, Oskar Hellmer, Helveticus (Schmidt), Ernst Henrici, Magnus Hirschfeld, Max Hodann, Arthur Holitscher, Hans Hügin, S. Hüttenmoser, R.J. Humm, Informator (Schmidt), J. Jerachimowitsch, Alfred Kantorowicz, Franz Keller, Kurt Kläber, Lenin, Franz Leschnitzer, Charles Mackenzie, Magister (Silone), Marsus (Silone), Werner M. Moser, Hans Mühlestein, Karl Münzer, Otto Muggli, Scott Nearing, Silvia Pankhurst, Erna Petersen, Stefan Pollatschek, N. Oggi, Max Raphael, Rigi, N. Ritchie, G. Ryklin, Adolf Saager, J.P. Samson, Polemos Satyros, Hans Scheer, Georg Schmidt, Hans Schmidt, Schreider, Georg Schröder, Ignazio Silone, Upton Sinclair, Dr. Sozi, Rudolf Steiger, Fritz Terkind, Minna Tobler-Christinger, Heinz-Harlad Trinius, Louis Vallon, Karl Vogt, J. Waetjen, Emil J. Walter, Fritz Wanner, Gustav, Winterstein, Herbert, Zam u.a. - Die Hefte des ersten Jahrganges jeweils mit einer Fotocollage von Max Bill. - Einige Hefte am Rücken etwas gebräunt.

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        Typografische Entwurfstechnik.

      Stuttgart, Akademischer Verlag Dr. Fritz Wedekind, 1932. - 29,7:21 cm. 24 S. mit Schriftbeispielen. Gelbe OBr. Original-Ausgabe. Einbd. leicht angestaubt. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Architettura Rivista del Sindacato Nazionale Fascista Architetti Direttore Marcello Piacentini

      Roma, 1932, A. XI, n. 2, 4, 5, 6, 12 - 1934, A. XIII, n. 1, 2 - 1935, A. XIV, n. 1, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12 - 1936, A. XV, n. 1 - 1937, A. XVI, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11 - 1938, A. XVII n. 1, 2, 3, 8, 9 - 1939, A. XVIII n. 2, 5 - 1940, A. XIX n. 1, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, fascicoli di pp. 64 cadauno compl. ill. Non comune raccolta, alcuni fascicoli dai contenuti davvero eccezionali, ben conservati inoltre. Tutti :

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        Typed Letter Signed TOGETHER WITH Selections Autobiographical and Imaginative from the works of George Gissing with an Introduction by Virginia Woolf referred to by her in the letter SELECTIONS AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL AND IMAGINATIVE. FROM THE WORKS OF GEORGE GISSING. WITH BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL NOTES BY HIS SON. WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY VIRGINIA WOOLF

      London and New York: Virginia Woolf; Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, 1932 and 1929. First edition. Very Good/very good. An ORIGINAL TYPED LETTER SIGNED FROM VIRGINIA WOOLF to a Miss Middlebrook who presumably has asked Virginia Woolf for for information for use by Miss Middlebrook in a biography of George Gissing that she (Miss Middlebrook) apparently intends to write. Apologizing for her inability to be of much help to Miss Middlebrook, Woolf states: "I am afraid that I can give you very / little information about George Gissing. // I never knew him; my estimate, / expressed in my introduction, is / therefore solely of his work. I believe / that Mr Morley Roberts was a great / friend [typo corrected by Woolf in her hand] of his; and is still alive. But / I do not know where, [this comma added in Woolf's hand] or if he would be / willing to give you information.... / My impression is that Gissing lived a good / deal [sic] shut off from literary society, / and was not associated with any / group. Except for Mr. Wells I have never / met anyone who knew him." Woolf then expresses her doubts about whether or not a book about Gissing's private life would even be possible and states that if her letter's addressee desires to deal with Gissing's private life and that "...if so, / since he was unfortunate, I believe / in his marriage, and other relations / no doubt it would be best to / consult his son. If you are only deal / ing with his work, of course / he is an interesting writer, and / should make a good subject for / criticism. I am sorry to be so little help. // Yours sincerely // Virginia Woolf [Original Signature]. The letter is on Virginia Woolf's blue-green headed letterhead providing her 52 Tavistock Square address and her phone number. The letter is dated "10th Oct.I932". Affixed to a larger piece of stiff, toned, paper, the letter is in Very Good + condition with one horizontal fold and one vertical fold, and shows only minor toning; TOGETHER WITH a Very Good or better copy of the first American edition, first printing (the sheets of which were printed in Edinburgh, Great Britain, along with the sheets of the first UK edition), of "George Gissing Selections, Autobiographical and Imaginative, with Critical Notes by His Son, A. C. Gissing, and an Introduction by Virginia Woolf", the book showing modest rubs to the board corners and spine ends, as well as modest shelf wear to the board bottoms. The scarce dust jacket shows some edge wear, several short tears and tiny chips, and some wear to the spine head (where some incipient chips have been strengthened by a bit of archival binding tape applied to the spine head's verso. AN EXCELLENT AND QUITE UNCOMMON SET OF LETTER AND BOOK which are connected to each other, thus connecting two highly-notable 20th Century writers, each item being rather scarce, with the letter from Woolf having excellent content and, in spite of her protestations to the contrary, revealing the essence of George Gissing's character. [The letter is not in the Hogarth Press Edition of "The Letters of Virginia Woolf" edited by Nigel Nicholson.] QUITE SCARE INDEED.

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        Thirty Personalities and a Self-Portrait.

      London: Desmond Harmsworth,, 1932. Folio. Unbound sheets housed in the original white quarter cloth, black boards portfolio, title label to front board in black, original ties, patterned inner flaps. 31 lithographed reproductions of drawings by Wyndham Lewis, with the captioned tissue guards. Dampstain to cloth backstrip, portfolio a little rubbed and tanned, with wear to extremities and marks to boards, some gentle creasing foxing to tissue guards, a fine set of plates in a very good portfolio. Signed limited edition, number 191 of 200 sets signed and numbered by the artist. Sitters include Anthony Asquith, Stella Benson, G. K. Chesterton, Noel Coward, Augustus John, James Joyce and J. B. Priestley. The portfolio includes an introductory text by the artist.

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        Autographed Letter Signed with excellent content

      New York, 1932. unbound. 4 pages (front and back) with each two-page spread measuring 6.75 x 10.5 inches, New York City, June 11, 1932. Written on the eve of his appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court to powerful New York attorney Frederic R. Coudert, in part: "...I shall be busy the next two weeks picking up Honorary Degrees. They don't signify anything except that I have been appointed to an important office, but I take childish pleasure in collecting them, just as the simple-minded people feel in collecting stamps and beetles." One horizontal fold; staple holes in the upper right corner. Very good(+) condition. American jurist who served an Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court (1932 - 1938).

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        Thirty Personalities and a Self-Portrait.

      London: Desmond Harmsworth, 1932 - Folio. Unbound sheets housed in the original white quarter cloth, black boards portfolio, title label to front board in black, original ties, patterned inner flaps. Dampstain to cloth backstrip, portfolio a little rubbed and tanned, with wear to extremities and marks to boards, some gentle creasing foxing to tissue guards, a fine set of plates in a very good portfolio. 31 lithographed reproductions of drawings by Wyndham Lewis, with the captioned tissue guards. Signed limited edition, number 191 of 200 sets signed and numbered by the artist. Sitters include Anthony Asquith, Stella Benson, G. K. Chesterton, Noel Coward, Augustus John, James Joyce and J. B. Priestley. The portfolio includes an introductory text by the artist. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        IL MATRIMONIO SEGRETO MELODRAMMA GIOCOSO IN DUE ATTI

      C.E.R., ROMA 1932 - ITALIANO A cura di Giovanni Bertati, pagine brunite ai bordi e con rara fioritura, coperta morbida con lievi segni del tempo La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

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        GUGLIELMO TELL MELODRAMMA TRAGICO IN QUATTRO ATTI

      C.E.R., ROMA 1932 - ITALIANO A cura di De Jouy e Bis, traduzione di Calisto Bassi, pagine brunite ai bordi causa tempo, copertina morbida leggermente ingiallita e con lievissimi segni di usura La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

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        Typed Letter Signed TOGETHER WITH Selections Autobiographical and Imaginative from the works of George Gissing with an Introduction by Virginia Woolf referred to by her in the letter SELECTIONS AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL AND IMAGINATIVE. FROM THE WORKS OF GEORGE GISSING. WITH BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL NOTES BY HIS SON. WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY VIRGINIA WOOLF WAS $4,450 NOW $2,750

      London and New York: Virginia Woolf; Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, 1932 and 1929. First edition. Very Good/very good. PRESENTLY DISCOUNTED. WAS $4,450. NOW $2,750. An ORIGINAL TYPED LETTER SIGNED FROM VIRGINIA WOOLF to a Miss Middlebrook who presumably has asked Virginia Woolf for for information for use by Miss Middlebrook in a biography of George Gissing that she (Miss Middlebrook) apparently intends to write. Apologizing for her inability to be of much help to Miss Middlebrook, Woolf states: "I am afraid that I can give you very / little information about George Gissing. // I never knew him; my estimate, / expressed in my introduction, is / therefore solely of his work. I believe / that Mr Morley Roberts was a great / friend [typo corrected by Woolf in her hand] of his; and is still alive. But / I do not know where, [this comma added in Woolf's hand] or if he would be / willing to give you information.... / My impression is that Gissing lived a good / deal [sic] shut off from literary society, / and was not associated with any / group. Except for Mr. Wells I have never / met anyone who knew him." Woolf then expresses her doubts about whether or not a book about Gissing's private life would even be possible and states that if her letter's addressee desires to deal with Gissing's private life and that "...if so, / since he was unfortunate, I believe / in his marriage, and other relations / no doubt it would be best to / consult his son. If you are only deal / ing with his work, of course / he is an interesting writer, and / should make a good subject for / criticism. I am sorry to be so little help. // Yours sincerely // Virginia Woolf [Original Signature]. The letter is on Virginia Woolf's blue-green headed letterhead providing her 52 Tavistock Square address and her phone number. The letter is dated "10th Oct.I932". Affixed to a larger piece of stiff, toned, paper, the letter is in Very Good + condition with one horizontal fold and one vertical fold, and shows only minor toning; TOGETHER WITH a Very Good or better copy of the first American edition, first printing (the sheets of which were printed in Edinburgh, Great Britain, along with the sheets of the first UK edition), of "George Gissing Selections, Autobiographical and Imaginative, with Critical Notes by His Son, A. C. Gissing, and an Introduction by Virginia Woolf", the book showing modest rubs to the board corners and spine ends, as well as modest shelf wear to the board bottoms. The scarce dust jacket shows some edge wear, several short tears and tiny chips, and some wear to the spine head (where some incipient chips have been strengthened by a bit of archival binding tape applied to the spine head's verso. AN EXCELLENT AND QUITE UNCOMMON SET OF LETTER AND BOOK which are connected to each other, thus connecting two highly-notable 20th Century writers, each item being rather scarce, with the letter from Woolf having excellent content and, in spite of her protestations to the contrary, revealing the essence of George Gissing's character. [The letter is not in the Hogarth Press Edition of "The Letters of Virginia Woolf" edited by Nigel Nicholson.] QUITE SCARE INDEED.

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        Stamboul Train

      London: William Heinemann, Ltd., 1932. First edition, uncorrected proof copy, first state of the text. Not Set. Octavo. Original red wrappers, printed in black. Housed in a quarter green morocco solander box Wrappers a little marked and scuffed but actually a more than decent copy of a vulnerable production. The uncorrected proof copy of Greene's fourth novel is textually one of the more important of the early works. As with almost all proofs of that vintage, which were produced in very small numbers and rarely intended for public circulation, examples of Greene's publication are rare.

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