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        Regain (avec une préface inédite p. 9 à 13) - Lithographies originales (14) de Jacques Thévenet.

      Les Bibliophiles de Provence 1932 (l'achevé d'imprimer est en date du 10 février 1933), in-4 (26,6 x 20,5 cm) en feuilles de 193 (8) pp., couverture rempliée dont le plat supérieur est illustré d'une lithographie, répétée sur la page de titre. Les lithographies, au nombre de 14 (plus celle répétée sur la couverture) sont : frontispice, vignette de titre, 9 en-têtes, 2 à pleine page et une, en fin de volume, qui accompagne l'achevé d'imprimer. Tirage unique à 150 exemplaires (tous sur papier vélin d'Arches). Notre exemplaire est sous très belle RELIURE SIGNÉE de Edmond KLEIN, successeur de Durvand, 18 rue du Pré-aux-Clercs à Paris, demi maroquin vert empire à large dos et à bandes, dos lisse avec titrage de qualité aux caractères à chaud d'une grande netteté de réalisation; tête dorée, la couverture est entièrement conservée; non rogné. A Aubignane, dans les Hautes-terres, après Banon, il ne reste que le Panturle, un gaillard d'homme, bâtit comme une montagne et une vieille rabougrie, la Mamèche. Un jour, elle lui dit : "Panturle, il te faudrait une femme; si je t'en mêne une, tu la prends ?" ................................ Janvier 2016 : mise à jour et ajouts sur notre liste d'éditions originales ou/et dédicacées et/ou illustrées de Jean GIONO - à télécharger sur notre site, non officiel depuis 2000, www.giono.com - où vous trouverez : bibliographie des éditions originales et/ou illustrées (livre en mains), des photographies, dossiers, liens, etc... ................................. 2015 à vu le 80 ème anniversaire du "Premier Contadour" - à cette occasion, mise en ligne d'un site www.contadour.com : présentation et rapide historique, bibliographie et photos des parutions; également une liste d'ouvrages à la vente des Cahiers du Contadour, des tirés à part (dont Moby Dick), des ouvrages sur le Contadour - une autre liste sur les ouvrages pacifistes de Jean Giono et les livres écrits pendant le Contadour - d'autres sur la transhumance; à télécharger. NOUVEAU : CATALOGUE de 250 ILLUSTRÉS MODERNES visibles sur notre site www.sisyphe.com

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        Death Under Sail.

      London: William Heinemann, 1932 - Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine red, motif to front board red. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled, a little faint spotting to edges of text block, occasional spot of foxing to contents. An excellent copy in the jacket with shallow chip to head of spine and short closed tears to head of spine and front panel. First edition, first impression of Snow's first book. Uncommon in the jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Love on the Dole

      The printer's final copy of 'Love on the Dole', with notes and corrections by Greenwood and the earlier titles of "They Call it Love, A Tale of the Two Cities" and "The Lovers, A Tale of the Two Cities", crossed out, with the final title substituted in pencil. Age toned typewritten papers, with two trial title pages mocked up by hand, with some creasing and minor tears. It is bound in simple, seemingly fairly contemporaneous paper boards, with faux leather spine, the boards are clean, but bumped and rubbed to the edges, the spine has damage at the ends and is rubbed. It provides a fascinating insight into the final stages of the novel's development, showing that the title was far from fixed during writing and that the final title seemingly came as a flash of inspiration just prior to publication, with the hastily written pencil title replacing the two carefully lettered earlier efforts. Doubtless the novel would have been influential even without this title change, with its description of the pressures of unemployment and the humiliation inflicted by the means test, but the sheer emotive power and quotability of the phrase "Love on the Dole" must have been a factor in helping Greenwood's novel into the vanguard for social change. It is unsurprising that, along with other key works of the period, such as George Orwell's 'The Road to Wigan Pier', it is credited with contributing to popular pressure for reform which led to the eventual foundation of the welfare state.

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        Topper Takes a Trip

      Doubleday, Doran, Garden City 1932 - 325 pages with illustrations by Herbert F. Roese. Octavo (8" x 5 1/2") bound in original publisher's burgundy cloth with gilt spine lettering and front board decoratively blind stamped in original pictorial jacket. First edition. The beloved characters--mortal and immortal--of Topper return in this uproarious romp through the south of France. One of Thorne Smith's best-loved comedies, it proves once again that he is the undisputed master of urbane wit and sophisticated repartee. Cosmo Topper, the mild-mannered bank manager who was persuaded to take a walk on the wild side by the ghosts of George and Marion Kerby in Topper, finds himself reunited with his dyspeptic wife for an extended vacation on the Riviera. But he doesn't have long to enjoy the peace and quiet before the irrepressible Kerbys materialize once again and start causing fracases, confusing the citizenry, alarming the gendarmes, getting naked, and turning every occasion into revelry or melee. Soon Marion decides that Topper as a ghost would be even more laughs than Topper in the flesh. And all she needs to arrange is one simple little murder. Topper Takes a Trip is the 1938 film sequel of Topper (1937) Constance Bennett, Roland Young, Billie Burke and Alan Mowbray reprised their roles from the earlier movie; only Cary Grant was missing (other than in a few shots taken from Topper). A ghost tries to reunite a couple who she had a hand in splitting up in the prior film. It was followed by another sequel, Topper Returns (1941). Condition: Spine gilt dulled, some rubbing and mild soiling to cloth, some minor intermittent thumb-soiling in text. Jacket restored at front panel with some tape repairs to verso, jacket spine tones, some edge wear and soiling to jacket else a very good copy in like jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        PAYSAGES

      - Edit. : RODEZ, CARRERE - 1932 - XVI - 184 pages, 33 cm, broché - Bon état - Exemplaire sur japon, premier grand papier, numéro 3 d'un tirage de 15 - Illustré de 12 eaux fortes - Cette édition est la réimpression en folio de l'édition de 1908 du même éditeur - L'intérieur est en très bon état, mais la couverture papier rempliée présente un dos endommagé, le brochage restant solide - Ouvrage à relier

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        The Astrolabes of the World Based upon the Series of Instruments in the Evans Collection in the old Ashmolean Museum at Oxford, with Notes on Astrolabes in the Collections of the British Museum, Science Museum, Sir J. Findlay, mr. S. V. Hoffman, the Mensing Collection, and in other Public and Private Collections Volume 1 The Eastern Astrolabes Volome 2 The Western Astrolabes

      first edition2 vols.large 4to. (30 x 23 cms.)xviii, [2], iii, [1 (blank)], 304;viii, (305)-609, [1 (printer's slug)]pp., frontispiece plate in each volume plus 153 plates (some folding), 216 figures and photo illustrations through the text, original cream buckram, front covers handsomely gilt blocked wuth astrolabe design, spines gilt lettered, spine just a trifle darkened,lovely copy.Rare, according to Charles Batey (printer to the O.U.P.) only 250 sets were ever produced. Acknowledged by Professor Owen Gingerich (1930- ), Research Professor of Astronomy and of the History of Science at Harvard University, as "the single most comprehensive compendium on the subject which everyone seriously interested in astrolabes should own". Gunther (1869-1940), zoologist and antiquary, initially in parallel with his scientific researches at Oxford University began preoccupied with a vision for a museum of science there. "In 1917 [he] conceived the idea of restoring the Old Ashmolean building to a museum, and his enduring legacy is his foundation there in 1924 of the Museum of the History of Science. In 1915 he had begun cataloguing and photographing old or early scientific instruments and specimens which remained, frequently neglected, in college and university departments. This enabled him in 1919 to mount a temporary loan exhibition of early scientific instruments. Inspired by this exhibition, in 1924 Lewis Evans presented his valuable collection of scientific instruments and books to the university as a core around which the university's own material could be gathered for permanent display in the Old Ashmolean building. Gunther was appointed first curator of the Lewis Evans Collection, and so at the age of fifty-five he began a new career. .... In 1936 he was invited to stage an exhibition in Cambridge, similar to his venture in Oxford. This, along with his survey of the sister university's scientific instruments and memorabilia published as Early Science in Cambridge (1937), sowed the seed which became the Whipple Museum of the History of Science. ....Between 1920 and 1937 Gunther published prolifically, largely at his own expense. This included his cornucopia Early Science in Oxford (14 volumes, 1920-45). .... His Oxford Gardens (1912) and more particularly Early British Botanists and their Gardens (1922) established him as one of the great historians of botany. The Astrolabes of the World (1932), a lavishly illustrated catalogue and the first study of its kind in the field of scientific instruments, was completed after an immense correspondence. For all their shortcomings his works are primary sourcebooks full of unique material, and remain an indispensable starting point for scholars. Meanwhile, his biographies rescued men such as architect Sir Roger Pratt, botanist John Goodyear, and medieval plant painter Apuleius Barbarus from oblivion. .... Gunther was a pioneer of the new subject of history of science but .. stayed aloof from its mainstream (which was textual and philosophical). He concentrated instead on the 'archaeology of science', which was in practice the history of scientific instruments. He is undoubtedly the principal founder of this specialism as a serious academic discipline" [O.D.N.B.]. Loosely inset is an A.L.S. from Gunther, writing from Magdalen College, Oxford, 12 Dec. 1932 to Mr. Tancock, apparently a master at of Wellington College, sending him a copy of his "illustrated Chaucer" [ie. Gunther's Chaucer on the astrolabe : with the original illustrations , O.U.P., 1931], commenting on the content of that book, and suggesting that "it would be most helpful if a few of the very best schools could take the forthcoming Picture Book of Astrolabes for their Libraries. It would show the mathematicians & physicists the kind of instrument from which all angle-measuring instruments are derived, & with which the ordinary trigonometrical surveying methods were practised in the 16th century when the first 'survey maps' were being made. .... it would be kind if you would consult the Librarian as to whether he could subscribe for a copy, perhaps by some method of payment by instalments". Christopher St. J. H. Daniel was an eminent sundial designer and President of the British Sundial Society whose work includes the famous dolphin sundial at Greenwich marking the Queen's silver jubilee, the reconstruction of the vertical sundial at the Tower of London and the Sir Francis Drake commemorative stained glass sundial in Buckland Abbey.

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        EXCEPTIONAL MODERNIST BINDING

      EXCEPTIONAL MODERNIST BINDING ANTHOINE-LEGRAIN, Jacques [Binder] Candide, by Voltaire [François-Marie Arouet]. Illustrated by Gus Bofa. Paris: Librairie des Champs-Élysées, 1932. 4to. With 33 coloured plates and 32 illustrations in the text by Gus Bofa. Limited to 100 copies, on Arches and with a suite of illustrations in black. Of these, this is number IV of 14 hors commerce copies, containing a number of trial proofs on Chine. Bound in light blue morocco, with a design of gilt rays spreading in from a small central ivory inlay, one band inlaid in darker blue calf, wide inside borders similarly inlaid and gilt; brown suede flyleaves and pastedowns, gilt edges. In card chemise [some repairs to the verso of the chemise] and leather trimmed card slipcase. Jacques Anthoine-Legrain was the step-son of Pierre Legrain and took over the business after Pierre's death in 1929. They were at the forefront of the Art Deco and Modernist movement in French bookbinding. This is a stunning example of his work carried out on the smallest limitation of the rarest of Bofa's illustrated books; this is the only copy ever seen at auction, being sold by Sothebys in 1969 as part of the celebrated sale of Fine French Illustrated Books and Bindings, the Property of Senhor Nicolau Lunardelli.

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        The Memorial - Portrait of a Family.

      The Hogarth Press, London. 1932 - First edition. First binding of pink linen lettered in blue. Octavo. 294 pages.1222 copies were printed.Edges lightly spotted, otherwise fine in near-fine dustwrapper, designed by John Banting, with a hint of fading to the spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB]
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        AIZ. Das Illustrierte Volksbatt. Jahrgang XI, N. 30. 1932

      1932 - 1932. HEARTFIELD, John. AIZ.Das Illustrierte Volksblatt. Volume Xl No. 30. Fotomontaje de John Heartfild. 83 páginas. El fotomontaje de Hearfield llama a la unidad de las fuerzas de izquieras contra el fascismo (La unidad de los Rojos te libera) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Autograph postcard signed. [Moscow and Nemchinovk], 9. II. 1932.

      1932. Oblong 8vo. 1 1/4 pp. With autograph address. In pencil. To his third wife, Natalja, on a campaign against him raised by the AKhRR (Assotsiatsia Khudozhnikov Revolutsionnoi Rossii - Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia), and of being accused of formalism: "Ich renne herum, die Dinge stehen so, dass man es nicht aussprechen kann, es stellt sich heraus, dass eine staatliche [?] [Kampagne?] gegen mich als [unleserliches Wort] Formalisten läuft. [...] Therefore, there is nothing anywhere, not even for my urns [...] but I will litigate and disprove their statements [...]" (transl. from the Russian original). Malewitsch über sich. Zeitgenossen über Malewitsch. Briefe. Dokumente. Erinnerungen. Kritik. Bd. 1, Moskau 2004, Nr. 29.

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        Zentralorgan der Kommunistischen Allunions-Partei (Bolschewiki) (WKP(B)). Nr. 4, 4. Januar bis Nr. 118, 28. April 1932.

      1932 - je 4 bzw. 6 S. Gr. 2°, Priv.HLn. Kyrillisch. Erstmals erschien die Prawda am 5. Mai 1912 unter der (informellen) Herausgeberschaft von Wjatscheslaw Molotow, den späteren Volkskommissar für Auswärtige Angelegenheiten. Ehem. Bibliotheksexpl., gestempelt. Rand bei einigen einzelnen Ausgaben knapp beschnitten, z.T. mit minimalem Textverlust). Titelseite der Nr. 179 mit größerem Eckausriss (Textverlust). Bei den großformatigen Prawda-Nummern Mitte der 1930er Jahre handelt es sich um seltene Ausgaben, die vor allem in Schaukästen für die interessierte Leseschaft präsentiert wurden. 5000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "Le mirage". Autograph poem. N. p. o. d.

      1932. Large 4to. 1 p. "Est-ce dit | Le regard de torture | Le regard plus inquiet qu'un rat chez les bêtes | Inquier d'une femme cachée | Refusée | Qui ressemble à ce que je n'écris pas." - Éluard's poem was first published in "La vie immèdiate" in 1932. - Formerly framed and strongly browned.

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        L'Eroica. Rassegna Italiana. Anno XX-XXI. Quaderno 166

      L'Eroica, 1932. in-4 Piccola abrasione alla base del dorso che interessa anche parzialmente il piatto anteriore Numero dedicato a Francesco Falcone Emidio Ciucci e Remo Branca.

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        18 letters signed, 13 with autograph courtesy, 1 signed with a paraph. Prinkipo, Büyükada, France, Norway, Coyoacan, 1932-1939.

      1932. A total of 19 pp. Folio and (large) 4to. In German and English. Highly political letters written during Trotsky's exile to his confidant Albert Glotzer, who, together with James P. Cannon and Max Shachtman, had founded the Trotskyist movement in the USA. Beginning shortly after Glotzer's extensive visit with Trotsky in Prinkipo, they mainly discuss the problems of concentrating the forces of the International Left Opposition against Stalin in Europe and America, the tactics in dealing with moderate parties and groups (the so-called "Centrists"), and the fragmentation tendencies among the American comrades; the final letter concerns the question of a Jewish state to be founded in Palestine.

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        Collection of 10 first issue offprints from the "Sitzungsberichte der preußischen Akademie der Wissenschaften". Berlin, Verlag der Akademie der Wissenschaften / de Gruyter, 1922-1932.

      1932. I: Zur Theorie der Lichtfortpflanzung in dispergierenden Medien. 1922. [Weil 120. Seelig 162. Schilpp-Shields 145. Boni 132]. II: Zu Kaluzas Theorie des Zusammenhanges von Gravitation und Elektrizität. Erste [und zweite] Mitteilung. 1927. [Weil 156. Seelig 212]. III: Riemann-Geometrie mit Aufrechterhaltung des Begriffes des Fernparallelismus. 1928. [Weil 161. Seelig 161. Boni 174]. IV: Neue Möglichkeit für eine einheitliche Feldtheorie von Gravitation und Elektrizität. 1928. [Weil 162. Seelig 218. Cf. PMM 416]. V: Einheitliche Feldtheorie und Hamiltonsches Prinzip. 1929. [Weil 166. Seelig 227. Schilpp-Shields 227. Boni 184. Cf. PMM 416]. VI: Die Kompatibilität der Feldgleichungen in der einheitlichen Feldtheorie. 1930. [Weil 169. Seelig 239]. VII: Zum kosmologischen Problem der allgemeinen Relativitätstheorie. 1931. [Weil 179. Seelig 249, Schilpp-Shields 249]. VIII: Systematische Untersuchung über kompatible Feldgleichungen, welche in einem Riemannschen Raume mit Fernparallelismus gesetzt werden können. 1931. [Weil 180. Seelig 250. Schilpp-Shields 250]. IX: Einstein & W. Mayer: Einheitliche Theorie von Gravitation und Elektrizität. 1931. [Weil 182. Seelig 251. Hook/Norman 701]. X: Einstein & W. Mayer: Einheitliche Theorie von Gravitation und Elektrizität. Zweite Abhandlung. 1932. [Weil 185]. 10 of a total of 36 "Sonderausgaben aus den Sitzungsberichten" published under Einstein's name between 1914 and 1932. Such offprints of the session reports of the Academy of Sciences (largely with independent pagination) were presented to the author by the publisher in a limited number as vouchers or dedication copies. - The present offprints date from Einstein's middle and late period at the Berlin Academy. They mainly treat the connection between gravity and electricity/electromagnetism. Einstein strove for a "unified field theory", as the General Theory of Relativity did not allow for properly integrating the electromagnetic field into the geometry of space-time. After a first attempt at a solution in 1925, Einstein tackled the problem again three years later, "only to find that Riemann's conception of space, on which the general theory was based, would not permit of a common explanation of electromagnetic and gravitational phenomena. In a series of papers devoted to the development of 'A Uniform Theory of Gravitation and Electricity' he outlined a new theory of space with a view to the unification of all forms of activity that fall within the sphere of physics, giving them a common explanation. All that would then remain to complete a scientific unison is the correlation of the organic and inorganic" (PMM 416). - The present offprints reach from the first publication after the Nobel Prize to the last but one before Einstein's leaving Germany. Three articles were published in collaboration with Einstein's assistant, Walter Mayer. - One issue with slight crease to front cover, otherwise very fine throughout.

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        "I Saw Hitler!"

      New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1932. First edition. Hardcover. Jacket with amateur tape repairs along spine and top, with some loss of image.. 8vo. 42 black-and-white photographs, that with their captions form an early visual biography of Hitler. Original orange cloth; ORIGINAL PICTORIAL DUST JACKET. FIRST EDITION IN THE EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE DUST JACKET, BY "THE FIRST LADY OF AMERICAN JOURNALISM." Thompson was recognized by Time magazine in 1939 as the second most influential woman in America, after Eleanor Roosevelt. This book is the product of her interview with Adolf Hitler in Munich on 1931 - a severe underestimation of the potential of this "little man," an epithet that compelled the National Socialists to expel her from Germany in August 1934. She was the first journalist to be so treated. Thompson had been angling for an interview with Hitler since 1923, but he had little interest in foreign reporters. By late 1931, though, as his role as Germany's next leader seemed all but ensured, he agreed to meet with Thompson. Thompson's article-"I Saw Hitler!"- appeared in the March 1932 issue of Cosmopolitan, and was quickly reprinted in the present book form. Its underestimation of Hitler did much to divert focus on the reality of his terrifying potential with the American public. Her expulsion from Germany and thrice-weekly column in Ladies Home Journal rocketed her to superstardom, but "I Saw Hitler" testified to another mass delusion: that the "little man" would never be the leader he himself predicted. The dust jacket is scarcely seen in any condition. The present example preserves all of the provocative, and defamatory, text. Its damage (and subsequent repair) is relegated to the blank pictorial areas at top. The jacket text pointedly attacks the legitimacy of Hitler, and paints him as a pathetic character: "When I walked into Adolph Hitler's room, I was convinced that I was meeting the future dictator of Germany. In something less than fifty seconds I was quite sure that I was not. It took just about that time to measure the startling insignificance of this man who has set the world agog…" "Yet, see upon the platform, ungainly, insignificant, with his awkward figure and ridiculous little moustache- "-Ungainly and awkward, that is to say, until he launched upon his theme. Then the little corporal forgets himself. Literally, the spirit seems to enter him. His eyes ablaze, his hands clench; he is mocking, declamatory, pathetic, exhortatory. Never mind that what he says, read next day in cold print, reads like nonsense. "'A speaker's aim,' he says himself, 'should not be to convince philosophers and scientists, but to sway masses.'".

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        Fêtes médiévales en Flandre Wallonne.

      Lille RAOUST 1932 1Eaux-fortes d'Omer BOUCHERY. Lille, Raoust, 1932, in-4, en feuilles, sous chemise rempliée, sous chemise toilée et étui bleu. Un des 25 exemplaires de tête numérotés sur Japon Impérial. Joint une aquarelle originale signée, une suite du premier état en pointe sèche sur papier Japon Impérial et une suite en sanguine sur Japon nacré.

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        3e jaargang 1932.

      , 1932 - Losse nummers met de originele omslagen. Omslag ontwerp: Paul Schuitema. Nr. 8 en Nr. 9 ontbreken. Nr. 1 is ca. 1 cm aan boven- en onderzijde kleiner (zie ook de reprint). Nr. 14 is ca. 1 cm groter.

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        Gli elementi dell'architettura funzionale. Sintesi panoramica dell?architettura moderna: 676 riproduzioni. Prefazione di Le Corbusier. Introduzione di Carlo Ciucci

      Hoepli, 1932. 28 cm, rilegatura editoriale in tela gialla, titolo in verde e illustrazione in rosso al piatto; p. (8), 538, (4). Interamente illustrato con foto e disegni di opere di Aalto, Albini, Baldessari, Belgiojoso, Bottoni, Breuer, Cattaneo, Cereghini, Figini, Gardella, Garnier, Griffini, Gropius, Le Corbusier, Lingeri, Mies van der Rohe, Nervi, Neutra, Nizzoli, Pagano, Peressutti, Perret, Persico, Pollini, Ponti, Sant'Elia, Sartoris, Tatlin, Terragni, Wright ecc. Dipinti e sculture di Andreoni, Arp, Belli, Benedetta, Boccioni, Tullio d'Albisola, De Chirico, Di Bosso, Diulgheroff, Dottori, Fillia, Fontana, Ghiringhelli, Kandinskij, Léger, Licini, Lissitzkij, Magnelli, Melotti, Monachesi, Mondrian, Morandi, Oriani, Prampolini, Radice, Reggiani, Rho, Savinio, Severini, Soldati, Tato, Van Doesburg, Veronesi, e altri

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        L'EROICA. Rassegna italiana di Ettore Cozzani.Milano. Quaderno 167 - 168. Luglio - Agosto 1932.

      In 4, pp. 88 con 12 tavv. xilografiche originali di cui 2 doppie e 3 quadruple (cm. 64 x 49). Br. ed. con ill. xil. e lievi marm alla parte sup. Raro numero dedicato all'incisore Aldo Patocchi, nato a Basilea nel 1907. Contiene 3 grandi xilografie dell'artista svizzero (Bice, L'insinuazione, I cechi) sovente mancanti. L'Eroica, una rivista... p. 92. ITA

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        Images. Cinquante-quatre photographies, recueillies et présentées par Jean Brérault

      1932Paris, A. Calavas, Librairie des Arts décoratifs, sd [1932]. 33,5 x 26 cm, 2 ff. n. ch. (titre et préface) - 54 planches de photographies en noir tirées en héliogravure - 4 ff. n. ch. (table des planches), en feuilles sous chemise rigide de demi-toile écru à rubans, titre en creux au premier plat et imprimé au dos, rhodoïd. Edition originale rare. Ces photographies ont été choisies dans un but pédagogique, elles sont à sujet scientifique (portait d'Albert Einstein, astronomie...), architectural (effet de nuit à Notre-Dame, Tombouctou, tombeau de l'empereur Minh Mang à Hué, village Habé au Soudan...), paysagier (la Seine aux Andelys, le Mont-Blanc, gorges du Seldja en Tunisie...), industriel (locomotive, la chaîne aux usines Citroën...) et ethnologique (jeune fille Man Tien au Tonkin, jeune fille Djennenké au Soudan, femme Peulhe, ceuillette des noix de coco au Togo...). Photographies de Génia Reinberg, Marius Gravot, Georges Tairraz, Chevojon, Frédéric Boissonas, Paul E. Guillot... Petite tache à la page de titre et une autre au portefeuille, sinon un très bel exemplaire.

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        Saluto a Mussolini

      Al Tempo della Fortuna, 1932. in-8 Minime naturali imperfezioni Edizione limitata di 500 esemplari su carta Vergé Fabriano. Ns esemplare N. 60

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        POISON IN JEST

      New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1932. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. New York and London. Rare early Carr in dustwrapper in the first edition is seldom offerred. First Edition, first printing with dated title page, first edition stated and Harper date code H-G all as called for. Original black cloth with titling in blue-green. P. 275. Carr introduces Rossiter "who has credentials from Scotland Yard but cannot hold a job anywhere". True first edition precedes the UK edition. Neat former owner name and remnants of number to front endpaper noted. Book is tight and clean and lightly rubbed to page edges. Remanats of seal noted at rear endpaper. Locked room with poison apparently from a sealed Brandy. The modernist jacket is unclipped with original $2 price intact and is graphicallly complete. Some light scuffing and paper loss to tips and corners especially along bottom edge with no print affected. Hubin listed, Cooper & Pike, pp. 65-74. Adey, p. 44. Quality scans or further info available.

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        PURPLE PRINCE OF OZ

      - (BAUM,L.FRANK). PURPLE PRINCE OF OZ by Ruth Plumly Thompson. Chic: Reilly & Lee (1932). 4to, deep purple cloth, pict. paste-on, tiny rub area on rear corner else fine in VG+, slightly frayed dust wrapper ($1.75 price and ads through this title). 1st edition, 1st state, illustrated by J.R. NEILL with cover plate, pictorial endpapers, 12 color plates coated on one side plus black & whites in-text. A beautiful copy. H-G XXVI. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Photograph Album Documenting Three Cross-County Automobile Trips

      United States and Canada, 1932. Photograph Album. Very good. Over 275 photographs on about 240 leaves contained in a 7" x 11.5" album. Most of the photographs measure 2.5" x 3.5", some are 3.25" x 5"; all are mounted using photo corners. The photographs and album are in nice shape. The album documents three separate lengthy automobile trips made by two young men, possibly from Traverse City, Michigan, in the early 1930s. The first begins on 1 July 1930 and follows their travel through Akron, the Allegheny Mountains, Pittsburgh, Washington DC, New York City, Plymouth, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Duluth, Montana, Glacier National Park, Idaho, Oregon, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Mojave Desert, Grand Canyon, Painted Desert, Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, Cody, and Deadwood. The second group of photographs begins on 4 July 1931 and follows their travel through Kentucky, Nashville, St. Augustine, Daytona Beach, the Florida Keys, Clearwater, Ocala, New Orleans, San Antonio, Austin, Santa Fe, and Colorado. The third group of photographs is undated, but presumably from the summer of 1933, and follows their travels throughout Michigan including the Mackinac Straits, Upper Peninsula (St. Ignace, Manistique, Sault Ste. Marie, Forest Lake, Gladstone), Bay City, Cadillac, Benton Harbor, Manistee, Chicago Illinois, Sand Dunes Indiana, Detroit, St. Clair, and Port Huron. In addition to the expected tourist pictures, there are many photos of their car, tents, campsites, picnicking, bridges, ferries, etc.

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        Public Faces A Novel

      London: Constable & Co Ltd,, 1932. Octavo. Original brown cloth, titles to spine in green, green topstain. With the dust jacket. Spine a little rolled and with a crease, a few small marks to covers, topstain faded, some spots to fore-edge, endpapers partially tanned. A very good copy, in the tanned jacket with small chips along the edges. First edition, first impression of Nicolson's great (and, from the jacket blurb, seemingly prophetic) political novel: "Staged in the Foreign Office, the book describes how, during the first week of June, 1939, Great Britain becomes involved in an international crisis, which exposes her to the alternative of complete humiliation or of war against a combination of the four great powers".

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        FAIRY TALES

      George C Harrap 1932 - FIRST EDITION ILLUSTRATED BY ARTHUR RACKHAM 288pp., 59 black and white illustrated illustrations in text and 12 tipped in colour plates each with captioned tissue guards, PUBLISHER'S GREEN DE LUXE MOROCCO BINDING, gilt decorated front board, top edge gilt, corners very slightly worn and spine very slightly darkened, but an exceptionally nice example of this special publisher's binding Size: 10" x 7.75" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The King of the Golden River.

      London, Georges Harrap & Co- Ltd. Printed in Great Britain R & R. 1932. In-12 (23,5 x 15,5 cm), reliure souple de vélin, titre estampé en dorée, tête dorée, pages de garde illustrées, ouvrage illustré de 4 planches hors texte en couleur et de 14 dessins in texte dont certains en noir et blanc et d'autres en rouge. Parfait état. Tiré à 570 exemplaires, numéroté et signé à la plume par Arthur Rackham.

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        Omega. (Warenkatalog).

      Biel, 1932 - Biel, Mai 1932. 29,5x24,5 cm. 24 S., illustriert. Originalbroschur. Sehr seltener Verkaufskatalog aus der Frühezeit der Armbanduhr (s. S. 15-24), sowie den Uhrwerken und Taschenuhren. - Umschla fleckig. Sprache: N [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Les Vases communicants

      Paris, Editions des Cahiers Libres, 1932 18 x 13,5 cm, broché, couv. illustrée par Max Ernst en rose et noir, 172 pp. Edition originale en service de presse imprimée sur vélin Omnia (après 25 ex. sur Japon impérial). Envoi autographe de l'auteur au poète d'avant-garde roumain Ion Vinea: "A Jean Vinea / Très affectueux hommage d' / André Breton". Petites fentes aux arêtes en bas du dos, petites déchirures marginales sans manque à la couverture, sinon bel ex. non coupé. Notre ex. en S. P. est imprimé à plus grandes marges que les exemplaires du tirage courant. Ion Vinea fut rédacteur en chef de la revue d'avant-garde roumaine Contimporanul qui publia, entre autres, des textes d'auteurs surréalistes de 1924 à 1932. Belle provenance.

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        OCCIDENTE Sintesi dell'attività letteraria nel mondo.

      Nos. 1-12 (all publ.). Roma, Ed. d'Italia, Oct./Dec. 1932 - Agosto 1935. Together 10 issues (no. 10/11 is double-issue) in the original wrappers, a bit soiled; nos. 8-10/11 with the original dust-jackets designed by V. Paladini; illustrated.The last issue is in photoreprint. Directed by Armando Ghelardini. 'Pubblica soltano scritti inediti.' Contribs. by M. Bontempelli, U. Barbaro, C. Alvaro, E. Flajano, A.G. Bragaglia, C. Pavolini, S. Quasimodo, E. Cecchi, C. Comisso, F. Sapori, T. Landolfi, G.B. Angioletti, F. Jovine, a.o., as well as transl. from D.H. Lawrence, J. Joyce, J. Cocteau, Virginia Woolf, Max Beerbohm, E. du Perron (letteratura Olandesa), Aldous Huxley, J.B. Priestley, a.o.

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        La France travaille - Tomes I et II

      1932. Horizons de France. 1932. In-8.Carré. Relié cuir dos-coins. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos à nerfs. Intérieur frais. Tome I : 419 pages. / Tome II : 428 pages. / Très belles reliures de cuir noir sur les plats et les coins, marron sur le dos - Titre et tomaison dorés - Bordures inférieures et supérieures des plats frottées - Légères épidermures sur les nerfs - Très nombreuses illustrations n&b in et hors texte. Préface de Paul Valéry. La vie paysanne / Vignerons / Marchés et ravitaillement des villes / Fleurs et parfums / Tisserands et filateurs / canuts / tapisseries / couture et mode / Verriers et céramistes / le bâtiment / Fabriques à papier / Métiers du livre / Journaux, bibliothèque, laboratoires / mineurs / Les métiers du fer / Mariniers et bateliers / Gens de mer / La vie des phares / Le rail / L'automobile, l'avion / Aux sources de l'énergie /

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        VOYAGE DE BABAR

      - DE BRUNHOFF,JEAN. LE VOYAGE DE BABAR. Paris: Jardin des Modes (1932). Folio (10 1/2 x 14 1/2"), cloth backed pictorial boards, 2 tips worn, VG- Fine with much less scratching than is usually found on the covers. FIRST EDITION OF THE SECOND BABAR BOOK, featuring rich color illustrations on every page. Nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        OCCIDENTE, sintesi delì'attività letteratia nel mondo (direttore ARMANDO GHELARDINI) TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO 1932-1935, Roma, Le edizioni d'Italia, 1932

      1932. 16o, brossure (qualche macchiolina sulle copertine)r., bs., pp. 150-190 per ogni fasc. tutti sciolti ed in buone condizioni. Numerosi interessanti scritti di : Bontempelli, Puccini, Quasimodo, Marinetti, Bottai, Pannunzio, Svevo, Napolitano, Lawrence, Cocteau, Joyce, Jung e tanti altri autori stranieri. . Numerose tavole in fototipia. ANNO PRIMO - 1932 - Vol. 1 (ott- dic. '32) ANNO SECONDO - 1933 Vol. 2 (genn.marzo). Vol. 3 (apr-giugno). Vol. 4 (lug-sett). Vol. 5 (ott-dic). ANNO TERZO - 1934 - Vol. 6 (aprile). Vol. 7 (luglio). Vol. 8 (lug-sett). ANNO QUARTO - 1935 - Vol. 9 (gennaio). Vol. 10-11 (maggio). Vol. 12 (agosto '35 ultimo uscito) La collezione viene offerta

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        Les amours du chevalier de Faublas Illustres de quatre vingt-dix eaux-fortes en en couleurs de Timar

      Paris: Francis Guillet, 1932. LIMITED TO 15 COPIES. 4 volumes, square 4to., 9-1/2" x 7-3/4", illustrated in color by Emeric Timar, limited to 15 Roman numbered copies on velin d'Arches this being copy #XI. Bound in 1/2 red morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, top edges gilt, housed in an open ended slipcase.

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        Le miroir magique.

      Paris, Cent Femmes Amies des Livres, 1932. In-4, 116 pp., feuillets libres sous couverture rempliée. Sur des thèmes chinois, 26 poèmes illustrés de lettrines dessinées par Wang Chao Ki gravées par Raoul Serres. Tirage limité à 130 exemplaires sur Japon. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s).* Frais de port en sus. * Membre du SLAM et de la LILA / ILAB Member. * La librairie est ouverte du mardi au samedi de 14h à 19h. * Si vous souhaitez passer à la librairie pour un livre, merci de nous prévenir au préalable, l'ensemble du stock visible en ligne n'étant pas immédiatement consultable. *

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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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        [SIGNED BY DAVID BURLIUK] 1/2 veka. (Izdano k pyatidesyatiletiyu so dnya rozhdeniya poeta). Rossiya 1882-1932 Amerika [i.e. 1/2 of a century. Published on the Fiftieth Birthday of the Artist. Russia 1882-1932 America]

      New York: Izd. Marii N. Burlyuk, 1932. 18 pp., 1 port. 31х24 cm. In original printed wrappers. Chinese red stamp and private library (Burliuk Gallery) stamp on p.3, Burliuk Gallery's stamp on the front cover. New tissue paper before the portrait. Signed by David and his wife Maria on p.3 ("To dear AA Dorogov with love David Marussia Burliuk 1958 June 19"). David Davidovich Burliuk (1882-1967) was a Russian and Ukrainian Futurist, Neo-Primitivist, book illustrator, publicist, and author associated with Russian Futurism. Burliuk is often described as "the father of Russian Futurism" (the same printed on the front cover of this copy). This is a collection of poems, last edition made by David Burliuk. One of the famous Burliuk's portraits from 1928 is printed here. Examples of Burliuk's work are in the collections of most major museums, among them the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney Museum and others.

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        Catalogue des livres imprimés au quinzième siècle des bibliothèques de Belgique.

      1932 4 demi-chagrin moderne, dos à nerfs, couv. conservées (petit cachet d'une bibliothèque privée dans la marge inf. des plats sup.). -Bel exemplaire. 4 volumes in-4 de (4)-XXX-772 pp. + 4 fac-similés sur 2 ff. h.t. + 1 fac-similé dépl. h.t. ; (4)-748 pp. + 4 fac-similés h.t. + 3 fac-similés dépl. h.t. ; (4)-794 pp. + 4 fac-similés h.t. + 5 fac-similés dépl. h.t. et (4)-645 pp. ; Bruxelles, Pour la Société des Bibliophiles et Iconophiles de Belgique, 1932, Edition originale.Sans le supplément, paru en 1978."Chaque notice, précédée d'un numéro d'ordre, comprend quatre paragraphes.Le premier donne le nom de l'auteur, le titre de l'ouvrage décrit, ou, s'il y a lieu, des divers écrits principaux contenus dans une même édition, avec le nom de leurs auteurs ; enfin l'adresse typographique : lieu d'impression, noms des imprimeurs ou libraires et date.Le deuxième contient la collation de l'édition.Le troisième, la description proprement dite.Le quatrième, l'indication des exemplaires existant dans les diverses bibliothèques." (Extrait de l'introduction).

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        Moralités

      1932. Gallimard, Paris 1932, 11,5x19cm, relié. - Gallimard, Paris 1932, 11,5x19cm, relié. - Edizione, una delle copie numerate su alfax disegnare solo dopo 57 Giappone. Mezza marrone vincolante angoli nocciola, torna con cinque nervi fissati con reti nere, piatti, guardie e contreplats carta modo serpente indietro Coperte e conservato, la testa dorata, bibliofilo etichetta Lunghezza contreplat come un ex marocco -libris. Precious autografo firmato da Paul Valéry Francesco Carco: "... a ritradurre gergo ..." Bellissimo esemplare piacevolmente stabiliti. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires numérotés sur alfax, seul tirage après 57 Japon. Reliure en demi maroquin marron noisette à coins, dos à cinq nerfs sertis de filets noirs, plats, gardes et contreplats de papier façon serpent, couvetures et dos conservés, tête dorée, étiquette de bibliophile en pied d'un contreplat en guise d'ex-libris. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Paul Valéry à Francis Carco : "... pour retraduire en argot ..." Bel exemplaire agréablement établi.

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        Traduit de l'argot.

      Paris, Albin Michel, 1932. In-8 (19 x 12) ; 264 pp. Demi-maroquin brun à coins, filets dorés sur les plats, dos à 5 nerfs ornés d'une roulette dorée, encadrements décorés, tête dorée, couvertures et dos conservés (reliure signée Iseux successeur de Thierry-Simier). Edition originale. Un des 35 exemplaires numérotés sur papier vélin pur fil Lafuma. 2ème papier après 15 ex sur Hollande. N° 12.

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        Poems 1909-1925.

      Second edition, reprint; 8vo; bound in full leather with leather onlay, tooled and lettered in gold; Japanese end papers; all edges gilt. Binding by Sangorski and Sutcliffe depicting London and the Thames. Signed and dated 24. vii.42 on the title page by the author. Fine in custom made leather and cloth slipcase.

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        Boy with Cold.

      1932. 1932 - Oil painting on board. Signed. 50.8 x 40.64 cm. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Le clavecin de Diderot

      1932. Editions Surréalistes, Paris 1932, 11,5x18,5cm, relié. - Editions Surréalistes, Paris 1932, 11,5x18,5cm, relié. - Edition 200 copie stampate su carta verde chiaro, la nostra ingiustificata. Binding mezza scatola taupe, schiena liscia, come il palladio, piatti di carta marmorizzata, guardie e contreplats carta blu-grigio, coperte e trapuntato conservato, dorato, firmato vincolante Goy P. & C. Vilaine. autografo firmato di René Crevel in Boom inglese: "Per Boom quel libro writed a Davos, gived a Parigi, con i miei affetti in ogni mano René .." Copia piacevolmente stabilito. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée à 200 exemplaires numérotés sur papier vert lumière, le nôtre non justifié. Reliure en demi box taupe, dos lisse, titre au palladium, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier bleu-gris, couvertures et dos piqués conservés, tête dorée, reliure signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Envoi autographe signé de René Crevel en anglais à Boom : " For Boom, that book writed in Davos, gived in Paris, with my affections in every part. René." Exemplaire agréablement établi.

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        Haydn-Gedenkstätten. Zwölf Kunstblätter von Igo Pötsch. Zur Zweihunderjahrfeier herausgegeben vom Haydn-Festausschuß des Landesverbandes für Fremdenverkehr in Niederösterreich, zugunsten der Haydn-Geburtshaus-Stiftung in Rohrau an der Leitha. Mit einleitendem Text von Rudolf Moissl.

      Wien, Selbstverlag des Landesverbandes für Fremdenverkehr in Niederösterreich, 1932. - Ca. 34 x 24 cm. 8 Seiten Text, 9 (von 12) farbigen Tafeln. Von Thomas Bernhard auf dem Titelblatt signiert und datiert: "Thomas Bernhard / 17. August 81 / Salzburg". Zum Künstler siehe Thieme/Becker XXVII, 185. Es fehlen die Tafeln Nr. 2, 5 und 10. Mappe fleckig, mit Eckfehlstellen und Rückenbeschädigung. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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