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        Devil's Tor

      London: G. P. Putnam's Sons,, 1932. Octavo. Original black cloth, title gilt to spine. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the jacket with some shallow chips to spine panel. First edition, first impression of Lindsay's fifth and final novel. Uncommon in the jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        First Lesson. A Novel.

      London: Chatto & Windus,, 1932. Octavo. Original yellow cloth, gilt titles on red cloth label to spine, red top-stain. With the dust jacket. Gentle roll to spine, in the dust jacket with a touch of wear to extremities, mild toning. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression of the author's fourth book, the second that he published under the pseudonym James Aston.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THRILLS OF A NATURALIST'S QUEST

      Macmillan Co., New York 1932 - 1932, highly decorative snakeskin leather, gift quality, THRILLS OF A NATURALIST'S QUEST by Raymond Ditmars. Published by the Macmillan Co., New York, first edition as shown. Affixed to fly page is Mr. Ditmars signature. Mr. Ditmars was a famed herpetologist and curator of Reptiles of the New York Bronx Zoo. James Rigg signed binding is extraordinarily fine, a tooled spine, full decorated snakeskin leather, premium gift quality save old owners plate, a fresh to the market volume, rare. Please see the many photos provided, ask any questions, buy accordingly. Please see our many other rare books. Free US shipping via boxed USPS mail with tracking and insurance. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Smith House Books & Antiques]
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        Baghdad Sketches With twelve drawings by E N Prescott

      The Times Press Ltd., Baghdad, 1932. The correct first edition of the author's first book (not published in England for a further five years) in a handsome fine binding of half-leather with seven raised bands with marbled paper sides and fresh endpapers. 8vo. 132pp. A touch of toning to title page and final text leaf. Very good indeed. A beautifully preserved and rebound copy of an extremely uncommon book (it was not issued with a dust wrapper, and the print run, whilst unknown, is unlikely to have been more than 500 copies).. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

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        Biblioteca di gastronomia

      Societ? Notari 1932-34, Milano - 12 voll. in 24 di pp. 400 circa ciascuno. Legatura editoriale in p. tl. cerata di colore rosso, verde, beige con graziosa sovraccoperta editoriale color oro (danno alla sovracc. di un volume con reintegro di carta dello stesso tipo al dorso e al piatto anteriore). Rara raccolta completa nei dodici volumi di quest'opera che usci' sia in brossura editorialeÂsia in tela come nel nostro esemplare che conserva la rara sovraccoperta. La collana comprende i seguenti titoli: Mario Varanini, La tavola della salute; Valori e Annesi, Il diario della massaia (vol. I e II); Mascotte, La vera cucina italiana (vol. I, piemontese, lombarda, ligure e toscana); Vol. IIÂ(romana, emiliana, veneta, romagnola, marchigiana e umbra); I dolci; Mascotte, La tavola della celebrita'; Valori e Annesi, La tavola a buon mercato; Guido Mantovani, La tavola del bambino; Luigi Cerchiari, Vini, liquori e altre bevande; Mascotte, Paste asciutte e altre minestre; Brilla-Savarin, Fisiologia del gusto. ITA

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        The Indian Round Table Conference: The Hand Colored Caricatures of Emery Kelen

      [London]: NP, [ca. 1932]. 41 leaves, each 15 by 11 inches, some light toning to the edges of most, European Press service stamp on several, else in fine condition with bright colors. Technically an incomplete set, but still a substantial grouping, as evidence suggests that Kelen would market these separately to the media. Also included are two original drawings by Kelen of Goebbels and his fellow German, Franz Von Papen, probably done at the Lausanne Peace Conference in 1924. OCLC locates only three locations with a full portfolio of eighty four plates. Group of 41 caricatures from the first and second Indian Round Table Conferences [1931 and 1932] organized by the British Government to discuss constitutional reforms in India. Three Indian Round Table Conferences occurred between 1930 and 1932. Kelen, who routinely worked with fellow Hungarian, Alois Derso was born in Gyor, Hungary in 1896. His and Derso's collaboration included twenty years of work in Europe and ten in the U.S. They reported on and caricatured diplomats and politicians as well as covered the activities of the League of Nations, eventually leaving Europe in 1938 primarily to escape the growing threat of anti Semitism. Provenance: ex Lt. Colonel V.S.M. de Guinzbourg, United Nations staffer, author of 'Wit and Wisdom of the United Nations' with his custom [?] snake skin portfolio present.

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        Die internationale Werkbundsiedlung Wien 1932. Herausgegeben von Josef Frank.

      Wien, Verlag von Anton Schroll & Co., 1932. 4°. 28,5 cm. 21 (1) Seiten, 73 Seiten Abbildungen und Pläne, 4 Blatt Werbung. Original-Broschur. (= Neues Bauen in der Welt. Einzeldarstellungen. Herausgegeben von Joseph Gantner. Band 6). Erste Ausgabe. Mit 277 Abbildungen. Umschlag mit geringen Läsuren, kleine Einrisse, Rücken mit kleiner Fehlstelle (2 x 1 cm), Name auf Vortitel. Gutes Exemplar. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Architektur, Baukunst / architecture; Architekturgeschichte / history of architecture; Neue Sachlichkeit / New Sobriety

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        King of the Golden River, The

      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. 521. 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 near fine, partially uncut copy. Housed in the original (slightly worn) slipcase with matching limitation number to spine.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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        Stamboul Train

      U.K. Heinemann 1932, London - First Edition VG+ Copy in Torn DW with Small Pieces Missing from Spine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Salmagundi.

      Milwaukee: The Casanova Press,, 1932. and a Poem by Ernest M. Hemingway. Octavo. Original stiff yellow wrappers printed in red and black. Title page and headings throughout printed in red, tipped-in portrait frontispiece of Faulkner. Without the slipcase; a little wear to spine. A very good copy. First and limited edition, only printing, number 119 of of 525 copies. This volume contains five poems ("The Faun", "Dying Gladiator", "Portrait", "The Lilacs", and "L'Apres-Midi d'un Faune") and three short prose works ("New Orleans", "On Criticism", and "Verse Old and Nascent: A Pilgrimage"), all of which had previously appeared in the New Orleans magazine The Double Dealer. The Hemingway poem appears on the back cover. A slight, attractively produced publication, the first book issued by Paul Romaine's Casanova Press.

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        Zürich. Acht Lithographien von Otto Baumberger.

      Fretz & Wasmuth, Zürich 1932 - Zürich, Fretz & Wasmuth, 1932. Folio. (4) S. Mit 7 (v. 8) mit Bleistift bezeichneten u. signierten Lithographien von Otto Baumberger. Mont. Tafeln unter Passepartouts in Orig.-Halbleinenband mit textiler Schliesse. Mappenwerk des Schweizer Grafikers, Bühnenbildners, Malers, Zeichners u. Illustrators Otto Baumberger (1889-1961). Nach seiner Ausbildung u. anschliessenden Auseinandersetzung mit dem Expressionismus u. Kubismus war der Künstler als Bühnenbildner tätig. Grosse Wertschätzung erhielt er vor allem als Plakatgestalter. Die vorliegenden Arbeiten dokumentieren die Industrialisierung Zürichs. - Es fehlt eine Tafel. Leicht gebräunt. Mont. Tafeln unter Passepartouts in Orig.-Halbleinenband mit textiler Schliesse.

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz AG]
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        Home Movies and Home Talkies Official Organ of the Instittute of Amateur Cinematographers Ltd

      London: George Newnes Limited, 1932. Published monthly, Volume 1 June, 1932 to May, 1937, 60 issues. Books measure 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches. Bound in original publishers decorative cloth. Cloth light rubbed, 3 hinge joints have short split, 2 hinge joints have longer splits, cloth nicked in places. Generally bindings in good condition. Internally, pages in very good clean condition throughout. A very nice clean set, in attractive bindings. A9.2. First Edition. Very Good. Quarto.

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        "Southwest of the Law": Original typescript of an expansion of Johnston McCulley's "The Answering Flame" as it appeared in Western Story Magazine, with pencil corrections, the original story excerpted from the magazine and marked to show insertions. The insertions are on 94 pages, approximately 25,000 words, and expand the story to some 55,000 words

      n.p., 1932. 1 vols. 11 x 8-1/2 inches. Marginal tears to the first page of typescript, a little wear to the magazine pages, else very good. 1 vols. 11 x 8-1/2 inches. Corrected Typescript of the Expansion of a Johnston McCulley Story. An interesting example of an "elaboration" of a pulp magazine story to a longer format. McCulley was the creator of the famous masked hero Zorro (who is absent from this particular story). Southwest of the Law by Hamilton Craigie was published in New York by E.J. Clode, 1932, and reprinted by Grosset & Dunlap.

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        Southwest of the Law": Original typescript of an expansion of Johnston McCulley's "The Answering Flame" as it appeared in Western Story Magazine, with pencil corrections, the original story excerpted from the magazine and marked to show insertions. The insertions are on 94 pages, approximately 25,000 words, and expand the story to some 55,000 words

      n.p. 1932 - 1 vols. 11 x 8-1/2 inches. Corrected Typescript of the Expansion of a Johnston McCulley Story. An interesting example of an "elaboration" of a pulp magazine story to a longer format. McCulley was the creator of the famous masked hero Zorro (who is absent from this particular story).Southwest of the Law by Hamilton Craigie was published in New York by E.J. Clode, 1932, and reprinted by Grosset & Dunlap. Marginal tears to the first page of typescript, a little wear to the magazine pages, else very good [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Quatorze Juillet [July 14] (Original photograph from the 1933 film)

      N.p.: N.p., 1932. Vintage single weight photograph of director René Clair in the midst of an outdoor shot with his cinematographer Georges Périnal on location for the 1933 film. A wonderful image, capturing Clair and Périnal as they set up the kind of shot that distinguished the director's work: viewing an intimate scene through a window from the street. This film, for which Clair wrote the screenplay, is a quintessential one for Clair, wherein a young cab driver and his flower girl neighbor fall in love in a world where all odds are against them. Georges Périnal was one of the great cinematographers in early French and European cinema, working with every major director of that time, and in particular with Clair. In addition to shooting all of Clair's major films in the 1930s, he also photographed Cocteau's "Blood of a Poet" (1932), William Cameron Menzies' "Things to Come" (1936), Michael Powell's "The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp" (1943), and Carol Reed's "The Fallen Idol" (1948). 9.5 x 8 inches (29 x 23 cm). In an archival mat. Fine.

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        Stories and Essays

      Seikosha, Kanda, Tokyo 1932 - First printing. 130 pp., 12mo format in blue buckram with gilt spine titles, dust jacket. Laid in: business card of Canadian author and diplomat Kenneth Kirkwood to a Canadian Trade Commissioner, both of whom lived in Tokyo in the 1930s. (Mr. Kirkwood was the author of "Unfamiliar Lafcadio Hearn", 1936.) Text is very fresh and unworn with some wear to extremities, cloth not faded or soiled, hinges tight. There extensive pencil notes to one of the stories, mostly in Japanese. These are very light and could be erased. The very fragile dust jacket is Good with considerable edge-wear and tears, some chipping, mostly to the spine-ends, some inside tape repair. A Nearly Fine/Good copy. The six stories and essays included in the book are: At a Railway Station, Literature and Political Opinion, Kusa Hibari, The Story of Miminashihoichi, The Japanese Smile, and On Reading. This book is not listed in the Trussel bibliography. When contacting Mr. Trussel we were informed tha they were not aware of this book. They kindly provided a translation of the publisher's label. Very rare Hearn item. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Faust's Metamorphoses. Poems. Illustrated by Stanley William Hayter.

      The New Review Editions, Paris 1932 - Paris, The New Review Editions 1932. 19,5x26 cm. 62 S. Mit 6 ganzseitigen Radierungen. In privatem rotem Halbmaroquinband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Die Umschläge der Originalbroschur mit eingebunden. Black-Moorhead 55-60. - Originalausgabe. - No 6/100 mumerierten Exemplaren, im Impressum vom Autor und Künstler signiert. - Mit einem Vorwort von Samuel Putnam. - George Reavey (1907-1976), Sohn eines Nordiren und einer Russin, wurde 1930 der erste literarische Agent von Samuel Beckett in Paris, der erste, der die Gedichte von Paul Eluard in Englisch herausgab und einer der wichtigsten Übersetzer russischer Literatur. - Eine der ersten Illustrationsarbeiten Hayters, der seit 1927 in Paris lebte. Er gründete und leitete die später unter dem Namen "Atelier 17" weltberühmt gewordene Künstlerpresse. - Ganz wenige vereinzelte kleine Stockflecken. - Schönes Exemplar. Sprache: Englisch In privatem rotem Halbmaroquinband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Die Umschläge der Originalbroschur mit eingebunden. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        The Plays.

      London: Allied Newspapers Ltd.,, [c.1932]. 40 volumes, small octavo (50 x 33 mm). Original black cloth, spines lettered and decorated in grey, decorative endpapers. With the original wooden bookshelf. An excellent set. The complete plays of William Shakespeare in miniature format housed on an attractive wooden bookshelf. Perfectly legible and readable, this set was printed by Allied Newspapers as a gift to subscribers.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The New Conquest of Central Asia: A Narrative of the Explorations of the Central Asiatic Expeditions in Mongolia and China, 1921-1930.

      New York: American Museum of Natural History, 1932. First edition.. Light edge wear to cloth at the head and foot of the spine, crack to the paper of the front inner hinge professionally repaired, the dust jacket is a bit spotted and sunned on the spine and show light edge wear; overall a near fine copy in a very good dust jacket.. Pp. l, 678, color frontispiece plate, 128 photo-plates, 12 text-figures, 3 large color folding maps at end. Publisher's original orange cloth, lettered in black on the spine and front cover and with decorations printed in black, original printed orange dust jacket with black lettering and decorations, lg 4to. This is Natural History of Central Asia, volume 1. This volume presents the results of American Museum of Natural History expeditions to Mongolia and China in the years 1922-1930 - truly a landmark of exploration in the 20th Century. Contains separate chapters by Walter Granger, Clifford H. Pope and Nels C. Nelson and summary statements by 13 other members of the expeditions. Printed name of Henry N. Wade, Los Angeles, California, June 18, 1933 who was the original owner; no other ownership marks. This work is seldom found in the original dust jacket.

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        Royal Yachts

      London: Rich and Cowan Limited, 1932. Leather_bound. One volume. Quarto. Royal Yachts by C.M. Gavin. Limited edition, one of one thousand copies which this copy is unnumbered, sixteen tipped in colour plates including frontispiece and 109 halftone illustrations, mostly full page and printed on glossy paper. Bound by publisher's dark blue morocco, gilt lettered to spine and front board with the ensign flag of the House of Windsor, top edge gilt. Fine.

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        Light in August

      New York Harrison Smith and Robert Haas 1932 First Printing (so stated), first issue (with "Jefferson" for "Mottstown" on line 1, p. 340), one of only 8,500 copies. 8vo: [2],480pp. Publisher's first-state binding of coarsely woven oatmeal cloth, upper cover stamped in orange, spine in blue, top edge stained orange, fore-edge untrimmed, title-page vignette by Rockwell Kent; pictorial dust jacket, priced $2.50. Fine, square, tight and unmarked, in a Near Fine or better jacket (having benefited from skillful restoration to spine panel tips—involving neither lettering nor design), with vibrant front panel, very lightly faded spine panel (lettering and design still strong and bright). Petersen A13.1a. Time 100. Fine

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        Memorial, The [First State]

      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-

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        Devil's Highway, The

      New York D. Appleton 1932 First Printing, with the number (1) in parenthesis on the final page. 8vo; [6], 336pp. Publisher's crimson cloth, the spine and upper cover lettered in gilt; in the original illustrated dust jacket priced at $2.00. A Near Fine or better copy, very lightly rubbed and dust-soiled; in a just about Fine, lightly edge-worn jacket. Near Fine

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        Miss Zilphia Gant

      Dallas Book Club of Texas 1932 First Edition, only printing (never reprinted in the United States until it appeared in Uncollected Short Stories of William Faulkner, in 1979). Preface by Henry Nash Smith. 8vo: xii,29,[2]pp, no. 189 of 300 numbered copies. Original reddish-brown gilt-ruled and -lettered cloth, fore- and bottom edges untrimmed. Very light wear to spine tips, else clean, tight, bright and unmarked; about Fine (and apparently unread), wanting the original glassine dust jacket. Petersen A12.1 Fine-

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        Nancy's Mysterious Letter

      Grosset & Dunlap, 1932 The true first printing, Farah 1932A-1, in the first issue dust jacket with this title listed lasted on the front flap of the jacket. Very good in a very good dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. The 8th book in the series, and very rare. We know of no other copy for sale on the internet.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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        Die Brennessel * 2.Jahrgang 1932 / Folgen 1 -52 ( Januar - Dezember, vollständig)

      München, Verlag Franz Eher Nachf. GmbH, 1932. Vollständige Ausgaben im original Verlagseinband: 52 Einzelhefte, jeweils Broschur im Format 28,5 x 38 cm, mit farbig illustriertem Deckeltitel, fadengefeftet zu einem Block. Insgesamt 624 Seiten, mit vielen, teilweise farbigen Zeichnungen und einigen Werbe-Anzeigen, Schrift: Fraktur. Sehr seltenes (und einziges) NS.-Witzblatt, in der Art des Simplicissimus, mit Zeichnungen hervorragender Illustratoren. - Exemplar in guter Erhaltung (Bindung teilweise gelockert, sonst sehr gut). - Illustrierte Bücher, deutsche Satirezeitschrift der 30er Jahre, politische Karikaturen, Juden-Karrikatur, der Jude als Witzfigur / Feind des deutschen Volkes dargestellt, nationalsozialistische Wochenzeitschrift, Weimarer Republik, Weimarer System, Novemberrepublik, Systemzeit, deutsche Innenpolitik vor der Machtergreifung, Nationalsozialismus, Humor, Satire, Antisemitismus, Kampf gegen links, NS.-Schrifttum, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut Versand D: 5,90 EUR Illustrierte Bücher, deutsche Satirezeitschrift der 30er Jahre, politische Karikaturen, Juden-Karrikatur, der Jude als Witzfigur / Feind des deutschen Volkes dargestellt, nationalsozialistische Wochenzeitschrift, Weimarer Republik, Weimarer System, Novemberrepublik, Systemzeit, deutsche Innenpolitik vor der Machtergreifung, Nationalsozialismus, Humor, Satire, Antisemitismus, Kampf gegen links, NS.-Schrifttum, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut

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        Kukryniksy Otchetnaya Vystavka Za 6 Let: Karikatura, Politplakat, Kniga, Zhurnal, Gazeta, Zhivopis', Teatr

      Unpag. 16 pp. avant-garde Russian retrospective exhibition catalogue surveying 6 years of work from the Soviet cartoonist group, in the areas of caricature, political posters, books, journals, newspapers, paintings, and theatrical design, with introductory texts by Maksim Gorky and B. Malkin, 8 of the pages with movable panels. Illustrated throughout. Pen notation to inside rear cover. Sml. 4to. Orig. stapled typographic wrpps. Some minor rubbing. N.p. (Moscow) (Izogiz, Agit-Massovyi Sektor) 1932.

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        Photo album archive of original photographs from George Pal's Puppetoons studio in Hungary, circa 1932

      N.p.: N.p., 1932. Original photo album archive consisting exclusively of exquisitely shot vernacular photographs from George Pal's first major studio in Hungary, where he developed his famous Puppetoons technique of stop-motion animation. With Pal's bookplate to front free end-paper and his ownership stamp to inside front and back covers. 68 vintage photographs, all mounted with adhesive to 39 leaves, rectos only, along with some related material. Ostensibly complete. George Pal is perhaps best remembered as the producer of several science fiction and fantasy films in the 1950s, including "When Worlds Collide" (1951) and "The War of the Worlds" (1953). He also directed "Tom Thumb" (1958), "The Time Machine" (1960),and "The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm (1962). Prior to his emigration, however, Pal had a varied and successful career in Europe, where he developed the Puppetoon method. Puppetoons are a form of replacement animation, in which a series of different hand-carved wooden puppets (or puppet parts) are substituted in each frame, as opposed to traditional stop-motion animation, where a single puppet is used. Pal won an honorary Oscar in 1943 for this intricate, time consuming technique, which is illustrated here with loving accuracy, revealing Pal's methodology and vision. The majority of the photographs are production images and action stills from "Midnight" (1932), an early Pal advertising effort featuring dancing cigarettes, widely recognized as the first Puppetoon animation. In addition to the photographs from "Midnight," a set of 17 photographs titled "Heiraten und nicht verzweifeln" ("Spouses do not despair"), likely contemporary, advertising a household cleaning product. Finally, eight German press clippings on Pal and his methods are mounted to the final six leaves. A rich and handsome album, documenting at least several commercial animation projects undertaken by Pal before his emigration to the US, and likely produced for showcasing Pal's early advertising shorts to perspective clients. An exceptional record of animation history and production, illustrating the kind of methodology that is typically lost to time. Original screw bound linen boards. Binding lacking one screw, else Fine.

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        Arts et Metiers Graphiques No. 27 through 32 (6 volumes)

      Arts et Metiers Graphiques 1932 - Six volumes Paris 1932 numerous illustrations, bound in attractive contemporary half vellum, the original wrappers for all 6 volumes are bound-in. Super collection of inter-war graphic design, in excellent condition, handsomely preserved in the contemporary bespoke hard covers. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Signed First Edition of "George Gershwin's Song Book" inscribed by him to silent screen star Aileen Pringle

      n.p., September 18, 1932. 9.5" x 12.5". "Book Signed ""to Pringie / This book, not to mention / some warm affection / from. / George / Sept. 18, 1932."" on the front free-endpaper. George Gershwin's Song Book (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1932), 167 pages, 9.5"" x 12.5"". Color illustrations by Constantin Alajalov. Original brown and tan cloth stamped in black, corners bumped, minor wear. Toning at perimeter of the front pastedown, front free-endpaper, and following six pages until frontispiece of Gershwin playing the piano and title page. Faint toning at upper and lower edges of other pages. Fine condition.Featuring many of the music and lyrics of Gershwin's greatest songs including ""Swanee,"" ""Fascinating Rhythm,"" ""'S Wonerful,"" ""Strike Up the Band,"" and ""I Got Rhythm."" Lyricists include Ira Gershwin, B.G. DeSilva, and Gus Kahn.Joan Peyser wrote about Aileen Pringle (1895-1989) in The Memory of All that: The Life of George Gershwin (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993). In part, ""Most of the music for Delicious was composed before he left New York, but an extended sequence was composed by Gershwin while he was the guest of Aileen Pringle, a silent movie actress, in Santa Monica. This music was designed to accompany a sequence in which Janet Gaynor runs wildly through the streets of New York. Over the score there are street noises that include everything from the shouts of passersby to the hammering of rivets. In the production list the title was 'Rhapsody in Rivets.' Gershwin finished his work by the end of January. Later he gave Pringle an inscribed photograph. It read: 'For Pringie - this easterner will always look West with swell thoughts of you. George. February 22, 1931'…""In the book here offered, at the end of the listing of ""Public Works of George Gershwin,"" after ""1931 / Girl Crazy"" and seven songs, is listed ""1932 / Delicious"" and four songs followed by ""Of Thee I Sing"" and five songs."

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        Mors et vita

      Grasset 1932 - - Grasset, Paris 1932, 12x19cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Reliure à la bradel en demi toile sable, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin marron chocolat, plats de papier marbré, couvertures et dos (défraîchi en pied) conservés, tête dorée, reliure signée de G. Gauché. Précieux envoi autographe signé d'Henri de Montherlant à Robert Brasillach. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, review copy. Binding to bradel half sand cloth, smooth spine piece of chocolate brown morocco, marbled paper plates, covers and backs (faded Length) preserved, gilt, signed binding G. Gauché. Precious autograph signed by Henri de Montherlant Robert Brassillach. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Fairy Tales by Hans Andersen

      London: George G. Harrap & Co., 1932. - Signed Limited Edition of Rackham’s Andersen Illustrations[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. ANDERSEN, Hans [Christian]. Fairy Tales by Hans Andersen. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: George G. Harrap & Co., [1932].Deluxe edition. Limited to 525 numbered copies signed by the artist (of which this is number 131). Quarto (10 3/8 x 7 7/8 inches; 263 x 200 mm.). 287, [1] pp. Twelve color plates, with descriptive tissue guards, and fifty-nine drawings in black and white. Title printed in reddish brown and black.Original vellum over boards with front cover ruled and lettered in gilt and spine ruled, lettered, and pictorially stamped in gilt. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Peach and white pictorial endpapers. Some very slight rubbing to top and bottom of spine, vellum very slightly toned otherwise a near fine copy. In the original drab olive cardboard slipcase with printed paper label on top panel (with matching limitation number)."While in Copenhagen on a recent visit I had the good fortune to meet a lady who in her childhood --- her very early childhood it must have been --- had listened, unsuspected by the author, to Andersen himself reading for the first time some of his own newly written stories. While he read she sat on the floor under the table, silent as a mouse, hidden from Andersen's view by the tablecloth --- a little scene illustrating his well-known reluctance to be treated chiefly as a writer for children, but also providing a subject in which, had he known it, he would have found just such another incident as he had so often turned to account for one more of his immortal children's stories." (Introduction by Arthur Rackham)."The Observer invited Hugh Walpole to choose the best picture-book of 1932. 'I give the prize without hesitation to Rackham's Hans Andersen,' Walpole replied. 'He has risen nobly to his subject. He has acquired a new tenderness and grace. His fantasy is stronger than ever.'.(Derek Hudson, Arthur Rackham His Life and Work. pp. 133, 134).The fairy tales in this volume include: "The Ugly Duckling", "The Shepherdess and the Chimney-Sweep", "The Swineherd", "The Steadfast Tin Soldier", "Old Luköje", "The Tinder-Box", "Thumbelina", "The Princess and the Pea", "The Little Match Girl", "The Little Mermaid", The Emperor's New Clothes" and others.Latimore and Haskell, p. 68. Riall, p. 177.

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        Brave New World

      Doubleday Doran, New York 1932 - Brown cloth stated first edition with lightly rubbed/tarnished gilt at spine, bright gilt decoration front panel, mildly toned red topstain. Unmarked, firm binding, corners minimally softened, spine ends softened. DJ in mylar with $2.50 price intact, edgewear, chipped spine ends/corners and small edge tears, creasing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Treblinka. [19]67. [Signierte Original-Farbserigrafie / signed original silkscreen].

       Wolf Vostell, geboren am 14. Oktober 1932 in Leverkusen; gestorben am 3. April 1998 in Berlin. Nummer 17 von 30 nummerierten , datierten und von Wolf Vostell signierten Exemplaren. Original-Farbsiebdruck in schwarz, pink (Lack), rosa auf Schoeller-Hammer-Karton. Herausgegeben in der Edition Tangente (später wurde daraus die Edition Staeck) mit rückseitigem Stempel der Edition Tangente. Maße Blatt/Abbildung: 72 x 102 cm. Rückseitig mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, wenig fleckig, Ecken wenig geknickt. Gutes bis sehr gutes Exemplar. Number 17 of 30 numbered, dated and signed original silkscreens by Wolf Vostell on Schoeller-Hammer cardboard. Measure sheet/image: 72 x 102 cm. Backside light traces of use, corners with creases, lightly spotted, otherwise nearly fearly fine condition. Versand D: 4,90 EUR Original-Siebdruck, Serigrafie / original screenprint, silksreen, serigraphy; Signatur, signiert / signature, signed copy

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        The Wild Palms

      Random House New York 1932 - First Edition, Advance Review Copy in original illustrated wrappers. "The fierce sexual compulsion between a woman who has abandoned her husband and children and a young doctor whose career is wrecked by their tempestuous love affair". An uncommon Faulkner title to be found in advance state. Almost Very Good modestly edge worn copy, light dampstain to page edges of first fifty pages, inch sized chip at lower rear panel, wear to spine edges. 0.0 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Hyménée

      Grasset 1932 - - Grasset, Paris 1932, 12x19cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des 21 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, seuls grands papiers. Reliure à la bradel en plein papier à effet moiré, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin noir, couvertures et dos conservés, reliure signée de Goy & Vilaine. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition, one of the 20 copys numbered on "pur-fil" paper only leading copies. Binding half . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Boléro - Autograph Musical Quotation

      Used; Like New/Used; Like New. Rare autograph musical quotation on an album page, two measures, the instantly recognizable tune from Boléro, signed "Maurice Ravel" and dated 17/1/32 and signed additionally beneath on the same date by the important pianist so closely associated with the composer, Marguerite Long.  In fine condition, also signed on the verso by the pianist Alexander Borovsky. 5.2 x 7.5 inches [13 x 19 cm]. <br style="">The premiere of the G major Concerto by Ravel, conducted by the composer and featuring the pianist Marguerite Long, had taken place just three days prior, on January 14, 1932 at the Salle Pleyel, after which the two musicians had immediately embarked together on a European tour that would last until April. At the premiere, in a program largely repeated on the tour, the Concerto had appeared in a program of Ravel works exclusively, including Pavane pour une infante défunte and Boléro. Long herself reported that Ravel grew so tired of Boléro that when she would hum the tune in his presence he would snap: "Quit singing that," to which she would retort "Oh! my friend, you shouldn't have composed it, then!" (As quoted in Cecilia Dunoyer, "Marguerite Long: A Life in French Music, 1874-1966," p. 95)<br style="">Originally composed as a ballet commissioned by Russian actress and dancer Ida Rubinstein, the one-movement orchestral piece Boléro was premiered in 1928, and is Ravel's most famous musical composition.  Nevertheless it is surprisingly uncommon in musical quotations from the composer, perhaps, as Long reports, because he himself grew to find the tune tiresome!<br style="">

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        Plakat - 1. Zürcher Kant. Arbeiter- Turn- u. Sportfest. Dietikon 18. ev. 25 August.

      Zürich, Genossenschaftsdruckerei, 1932 94 x 64 cm, Zustand A. (etwas beschienen, 2 Risse im papie fachfrauisch hinterlegt)Versand D: 20,00 EUR Plakate - Sport

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        The Lodger.

      London: The Readers Library Publishing Company Ltd.,, 1932. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles and elaborate design blocked in gilt to spine and upper board. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled, top corner slightly knocked, boards a little dulled, contents toned. A very good copy in the dust jacket that is bright and clean with just a small rubbd area at the top corner. First photoplay edition. Originally published in 1913, this classic novel based on Jack The Ripper has long been ranked amongst the finest of detective fiction. This edition was released to coincide with Alfred Hitchcock's silent film adaptation, the director's first work in the thriller genre and his first major success. The film's star Ivor Novello features on the attractive dust jacket that also depicts Big Ben brooding in the gloom on the rear panel. A fabulous volume and scarce in such an attractive dust jacket.

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        A Scarlet Pansy

      New York: William Faro, 1932. 8vo, pp. 370. Original red boards, with the spine label perfectly preserved. Red and black frontispiece and title-page. The slightest bumping at spine ends, otherwise a very fine copy, tight and bright, lacking the dustwrapper (which we have never seen but which is presumed to exist). First edition. Robert McAlmon was born in South Dakota in 1895 and left as soon as he could. Bookish, brilliant and homosexual, he spent three years at the University of Southern California before moving to New York in 1920, where he met William Carlos Williams working on a small poetry magazine, and worked as a nude artists' model when money was scarce. In 1921 he married the lesbian heiress Winifred Ellerman, better known as the writer Bryher. Their marriage liberated both of them, she from her family, and McAlmon from worries about money. The same year he moved to Paris, and by 1922 was working as an assistant to James Joyce, editing and typing up drafts of Ulysses. He used the marital money to found his own imprint, Contact Editions. Its first book was A Hasty Bunch (1922), McAlmon's own collection of short stories, which was quickly followed by Ernest Hemingway's debut, Three Stories and Ten Poems (1923). Contact ran for nine years and became one of the most significant expatriate literary presses of the period, publishing work by, among others, Ford Madox Ford, Gertrude Stein, William Carlos Williams, and Nathaniel West. But McAlmon's own reputation did not endure: resentful of the success of others and increasingly depressed by his own continuing obscurity, he wrote less and less, drank more and more, and eventually disappeared from the literary scene altogether. He died in 1956 in Desert Springs, California, embittered and forgotten. In 1938 McAlmon's Being Geniuses Together was published, his waspish memoir of literary life in 1920s Paris. James Joyce, who did not come out of the book well, was withering: 'the office boy's revenge', he called it. But McAlmon's real revenge on the Montparnasse literati had already appeared, six years earlier, in New York, published by a tiny publishing house, and under an assumed name. A Scarlet Pansy, by 'Robert Scully', is the story of Fay Etrange. Born in Kuntsville, Pennysylvania, Fay decamps to New York as soon as she's able, and supports herself by working as a nude model. She attends medical school with Mason Linberg, her close friend and cruising companion, and when Linberg astounds the entire cast by announcing his forthcoming marriage to one Marjorie Bull-Dike, Fay throws a lavish party for the odd couple, who then decamp to Paris. Left alone, Fay embarks on a series of lubricious encounters with, among many, many others, an Irish cop, some soldiers on leave, and an entire polo team (not the horses). At the last she finds true love with a handsome lieutenant, who in the novel's closing pages is destined to die in Fay's arms on the battlefields of France. Of course, what is obvious to all but the dimmest reader is that Fay Etrange is a man, a man with a knowingly homonymous name. The device of referring to the character as 'her' throughout the book fooled no-one but the authorities who, staggeringly, failed to prosecute. Fay, then, is the eponymous hero of A Scarlet Pansy, and the book itself is a scurrilous roman à clef, a broadside aimed at just about everyone McAlmon had ever known in Paris. 'Mason Linberg' is McAlmon himself; the medically-trained, poetry-loving Fay is based on McAlmon's close friend, the medically-trained, poetry-loving William Carlos Williams; and Mason's bride 'Marjorie Bull-Dike' is McAlmon's real-life bride-of-convenience, Bryher. The gay poet and artist Marsden Hartley appears as 'Miss Painter', while poor Elisabeth Marbury, socialite and sometime literary agent to Oscar Wilde, saw herself reincarnated as 'Elizabeth 'Clittie' Thorndike'. Lastly, McAlmon's embittered portraits of Sylvia Beach, Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas are not hard to spot among the large cast of lesbian characters he adorns with names like Fuchs, Pickup, Butsch, Godown and Kuntz. It seems unlikely James Joyce was aware of the existence of A Scarlet Pansy . It seems not to have been mentioned in any of the countless books about expatriate Paris, nor in the correspondence of those lampooned in it now held in institutional libraries around the world. A Scarlet Pansy was published in 1932 by the infamous booklegger and smut-peddler, Samuel Roth. Over the course of a long and marvellously disreputable life Roth was arrested nine times, convicted six, and spent a total of nine years in jail, mostly for obscenity and literary piracy. Roth used many different publishing imprints over the years to cover his tracks: Pansy appeared under that of 'William Faro', a pseudonym Roth also used for such classics as The Intimate Journal of Rudolph Valentino, Loose Shoulder Straps, and A Young Man About to Commit Suicide. Roth's books were sold under the counter to a select clientele. He would keep initial print runs very small to minimise his financial risk in the event of police action, and then rush out a second edition if sales demanded it and the coast was clear. Such was the case with A Scarlet Pansy: the second edition appeared very shortly after the first, as word of both its quality and its subversive nature spread. The evidence that Robert McAlmon wrote A Scarlet Pansy is overwhelming: -- The style of Pansy is of a piece with the known, published writing of McAlmon to which he put his name. Of particular interest is his short story Miss Knight, originally published by McAlmon's own Contact Editions in 1925, in the collection A Distinguished Air . The title character, a drag queen, shares both character traits and verbal tics with Fay Etrange, and reads almost as a prototype for the later character. -- Pansy is written by a writer of considerable skill, one fluent in the Modernist style, and by someone who was intimately acquainted with everyone McAlmon knew. -- The wedding party scene shares many details with the party thrown for McAlmon and Bryher on the announcement of their wedding. -- Roth and McAlmon knew each other. Both were working as poets in Greenwich VIllage during the war years; both had poems published by Harriet Monroe's magazine Poetry in 1920; both shared the same enemies, Joyce and Hemingway chief among them. Further, McAlmon was in New York in 1931, the year before Pansy was published. It seems likely the manuscript was delivered during this trip. -- By 1932, McAlmon had form as a writer of waspish romans à clef. William Carlos Williams, Marsden Hartley and Marianne Moore had all found themselves featuring, barely disguised, as characters in McAlmon's Post-Adolescence (a book in which Edna St. Vincent Millay makes an appearance 'Vera St. Vitus'). -- Most compelling is the evidence provided by John Glassco's Memoirs of Montparnasse, one of the best of all the expatriate memoirs. Glassco and his friend Graeme Taylor had arrived in Paris in 1928, when Glassco was eighteen years old. He and Taylor soon found themselves befriended by McAlmon, and in the summer of 1929 the three went on a writing holiday to Nice: 'We were all working, each on his book. Bob, wearing his hairnet almost constantly, was pouring out reams of a book which he would tell us only the title, Promiscuous Boy...' In a letter to Sylvia Beach, McAlmon had described the book he was writing: '....the life of any one of several of the boys about Paris, composite, with other characterizations and episodes therein.' The book never appeared under the title Promiscuous Boy -- or My Susceptible Friend, Adrian, another working title it carried for a while. It seems overwhelmingly likely it surfaced three years later as A Scarlet Pansy. A very early, very rare, and very funny pioneer of literary high-camp: 'The first honest and really complete story of "one of those men"', screams the dustjacket blurb to the second edition (written by the book's publisher, Samuel Roth). This, the true first, is so scarce that the second edition is often mistaken for it -- even Jay Gertzman makes the mistake in his excellent essay on the publication history of this book (see below). There are no copies in any institutional library in the UK, and this is the only copy we've seen. A lost gay classic, extremely rare and in fine condition, now known to have been written by one of the guiding lights of 1920s literary Paris. Gorgeous. BIBLIOGRAPHY: Hagius, Hugh. The Mystery of A Scarlet Pansy: An Underground Gay Novel of the Lost Generation. Unpublished Typescript, 1982. Gertzman, Jay. A Scarlet Pansy Goes to War: Subversion, Schlock, and An Early Gay Classic. Published in The Journal of American Culture, Sept. 2010. Glassco, John. Memoirs of Montparnasse. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1970.

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        Brave New World

      Chatto & Windus, London, 1932 Very good in a very good dust jacket. First U.K. edition; 1932 stated on the title page. Book has rubbing and slight bending at the spine ends and is slightly leaning. Jacket has original price 7s. 6d. printed on the front flap; has chipping along the edges, corners and spine ends, and is missing small pieces at both top and bottom spine ends and front panel corners. Comes housed in a custom slip case.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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        Reallexikon der Assyriologie. Unter Mitwirkung zahlreicher Fachgelehrter herausgegeben von Erich Ebeling und Bruno Meissner. [Später:] Reallexikon der Assyriologie und vorderasiatischen Archäologie. [Bde. 1 - 13 und von Bd. 14 die Lieferungen 1 - 4; alles, was bis 2014 erschienen].

      Berlin / Leipzig, Walter de Gruyter, , 1938 u. 1957 - 2014 1932 - Gr.8°, zus. ca. 8500 S., einige Taf., zahlr. Textabb., Bde. 1, 2 und 5 in OLwd., die Bde. 3 u. 4 sowie 6 - 14/4 in (broschierten) Einzellieferungen. Für die Bde. 3, 4, 6 - 9, 12 und 13 liegen die Verlagseinbände bei (die beiden fehlenden sind wohl noch beim Verlag erhältlich)., Tlw. min. gebrauchsspurig; neuere Lieferungen verlagsfrisch. Das Jahrhundert- und Monumentalwerk komplett bis zur 4. Lieferung des 14. Bandes (2014). Die fehlenden, seither bis heute erschienen Lieferungen (14/5 - 14/8, sowie 15/1 u. 15/2) sind beim Verlag noch lieferbar (ca. EUR 95 pro Doppellieferung). 21000 gr. Schlagworte: Geschichte - Antike [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE FATAL 5 MINUTES

      New York: William Morrow & Company, 1932., 1932. First edition. First U. S. edition. Fine, tight, bright copy in a bright, crisp dust jacket with a few tiny chips to the spine ends and corners, and light vertical creasing to the spine panel. "At 6:40: Wellington Burnet, wealthy insurance man, was in his study alive. At 6:45: His body, showing the marks of a terrific struggle, was found lifeless." "In those fatal five minutes, no one of the large house party at Midwood could have entered that room, killed Burnet, and got safely away. Yet, someone had!" A nice copy of this Haycraft/Queen Cornerstone mystery.

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        EDWARD WESTON - SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY WITH A HAND-WRITTEN LETTER LAID IN

      E. Weyhe, New York 1932 - np, 40 b&w illustrations. Designed by Merle Armitage. With a biography. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. Compiled in 1932 by the forward thinking Los Angeles-based graphic designer and publisher Merle Armitage, this exquisitely produced book was the very first monograph on the work of pioneering California photographer Edward Weston. It features thirty-nine images by Weston, a frontispiece portrait by his son Brett, and texts by the photographer, Armitage, Lincoln Steffens, Arthur Millier, Jean Charlot, and Charles Sheeler. A presentable example of this typically fragile oversized tome (cited on page 200 of "From Fair to Fine 3: 20th Century Photography Books That Matter") limited to five hundred and fifty copies NUMBERED (143/550) AND SIGNED "Edward Weston" in black ink on the rear colophon lacking the publisher's slipcase whose white cloth spine is soiled and stained, and black boards are worn and scraped along the extremities. The hinges are solid, the textblock is tight but soiled along the edges with the signatures slightly uneven with one another. The book bears the BOLDLY SIGNED PRESENTATION "To John and Clement / new friends for old. more would be less. / I don't know what all / this means. You guess / Edward Oct. 1936" in black ink on the page facing the colophon. In addition, laid in is a BOLDLY INSCRIBED hand-written letter "John and Clem ---- / hope you took my dis - / appearance in good spirit - / I was not just sleepy, / but exhausted ------------ / See you soon I hope / yr ------ / Edward" from the photographer in pencil on a 8 ½ x 11" sheet of yellow paper that has been neatly folded in quarters, and subsequently flattened. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value and weight - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Torrents of Spring

      

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