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        DOSSIER SUR L'ECRIVAIN KATHLEEN COYLE

      1932. Manuscrits. sans date. In-4.Carré. En feuillets. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais. 3 chemises, contenant de très nombreux documents sur Kathleen Coyle, exclusifs et uniques: plus d'une cinquantaine de lettres personnelles, dactylographiées et manuscrites, signées de l'écrivain, adressées à une amie, A.Morice-Kerné, (qui traduisait ses ouvrages en français) et datées entre 1932 et 1937, dont certaines avec affranchissement, la plupart en anglais. + feuillets de "Le coq Blano", en français + Deux ouvrages de Kathleen Coyle: "Morning comes early", broché de 1934, édité chez The Albatross, avec jaquette ; "There is a door", relié de 1931, chez Edward W.Titus, édition originale, dédicacé par Coyle ; "A flock of birds", édition originale Tauchnitz de mai 1930, "Immortal ease", édition de 1939 chez Victor Gollancz, Une photo, probablement de la famille Coyle, en noir et blanc, datée de 1886 + divers documents: photocopies de coupures de journaux, photos, articles, cartes postales de l'Ile aux moines (d'où Coyle avait écrit son roman "Comme un vol d'oiseau'". Documents exclusifs ! Rassemblés par Yves Morice, qui avait réalisé une thèse sur Kathleen Coyle, grâce notamment aux documents de A.Morice-kerné, traductrice de l'écrivain.

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        Une cité industrielle : étude pour la construction des villes.

      C. Massin & Cie, 1932. - C. Massin & Cie, Paris 1932, 43x34cm, en feuilles sous chemises à lacets. - Seconda edizione. Lavorare bene le sue 164 tavole a colori pieni, alcuni dei quali suddivisi in due volumi. Un piccolo numero di schede hanno lievi tracce marginali di carta adesiva senza gravità. Raro e piacevole pieno tutte le sue 164 piastre stampate su Navarre Registro di Voiron. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Deuxième édition. Ouvrage bien complet de ses 164 planches dont certaines en couleurs réparties en deux volumes. Un tout petit nombre de planches comportent de légères traces marginales de papier adhésif sans gravité. Rare et agréable ensemble complet de ses 164 planches imprimées sur Registre Navarre de Voiron.

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        LA MORT DU MAESTRO

      PARIS: LIBRAIRIE GALLIMARD. VERY GOOD IN BROWN AND TAN PICTORIAL WRAPS. PUB MAY 1932. ISBN: TRANSLATION OF "DEATH IN A BOWL" BY MARCEL DUHAMEL / LES CHEFS. ISBN: D'OEUVRE DU ROMAN D'AVENTURE. BOOK IS VERY NICE WITH SOME LIGHT CREASING TO THE COVERS AND TEXTBLOCK TANNED BUT NOT BRITTLE. A VERY NICE SURVIVAL OF THIS SCARCE FRENCHEDITION OF "DEATH IN A BOWL". Keywords: FRENCH LANGUAGE, NOIR FICTION, ABCDEF.

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        Voyage au bout de la nuit

      Denoël & Steele, 1932. - Denoël & Steele, Paris 1932, 12x19cm, broché sous étui. - Edizione originale, una delle 100 copie numerate in alfa, la nostra una delle poche copie registrate non in vendita, è stampato in particolare per Jean Ballard, solo carta di grandi dimensioni anche registrato con 10 archi. Autografo Precious firmata dall'autore Jean Ballard, direttore Sud Cahiers che ha pubblicato i buoni fogli di viaggio poco prima della sua uscita, e uno dei rapporti più lunghi dedicati al romanzo. Pochi erano quelli che immediatamente riconosciuto l'importanza di questo primo romanzo. Céline ancora offerto il suo manoscritto a Gallimard, Bossart, Figuière Denoël e, naturalmente, che è stato l'unico a mostrare vero entusiasmo. Lo fa, però, ha solo 2000 copie e ha chiesto varie riviste di pubblicare i buoni fogli, i Cahiers du Sud, Europa e nel mondo un paio di giorni prima della pubblicazione. Le copie iscritti dell'edizione deluxe su Arches o alfa, riservati a pochi intimi dell'autore, sono ancora più popolare di 110 importanti documenti immessi sul mercato. Unnumbered soprattutto, non hanno fino ad oggi non sono stati contati con precisione. Si può citare ad oggi rispetto a quelli di R. Beckers, signor Dorian J. Ajalbert, L. Daudet, L. e M. Descaves (su Arches), R. - L. Doyon, L. Hennique, G. Picard, Rosny giovane, C. e V. Moremans Dullin, R. e J. Gallier Ballard. Queste copie non contengono le specifiche degli annunci in editor di multa. La nostra copia è presentato in un armadio firmato Julie Nadot riproduce la copertina originale di questo libro. Bella e rara copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Édition originale, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur alfa, le nôtre un des quelques exemplaires nominatifs hors commerce, celui - ci imprimé spécialement pour Jean Ballard, seuls grands papiers avec 10 Arches également nominatifs.   Précieux envoi autographe signé de Louis - Ferdinand Céline à Jean Ballard, directeur des Cahiers du Sud qui publia les bonnes feuilles du Voyage juste avant sa parution, et l'un des plus longs comptes - rendus consacrés au roman. Rares furent ceux qui reconnurent immédiatement l'importance de ce premier roman. Céline proposa pourtant son manuscrit à Gallimard, Bossart, Figuière et bien sûr Denoël qui fut le seul à manifester un réel enthousiasme. Il n'en tira cependant que 2000 exemplaires et sollicita diverses revues pour en publier les bonnes feuilles, dont les Cahiers du Sud, Europe et Monde quelques jours avant la parution. Les exemplaires nominatifs du tirage de tête sur Arches ou sur alfa, réservés à quelques proches de l'auteur, sont encore plus recherchés que les 110 grands papiers mis dans le commerce. Non numérotés pour la plupart, ils n'ont à ce jour pas été exactement dénombrés. On ne peut donc citer à ce jour que ceux de R. Beckers, M. Dorian, J. Ajalbert, L. Daudet, L. et M. Descaves (sur Arches), R. - L. Doyon, L. Hennique, G. Picard, Rosny jeune, C. Dullin et V. Moremans, R. Gallier et J. Ballard. Ces exemplaires ne contiennent pas le cahier d'annonces de l'éditeur in fine.   Notre exemplaire est présenté dans un coffret signé de Julie Nadot reproduisant la couverture originale de cet ouvrage. Bel et rare exemplaire. 

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Brave New World

      London: Chatto and Windus,, 1932. Octavo. Colonial blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine faded, extremities rubbed, edges foxed. A very good copy in the ragged and partially defective jacket. First edition, first impression, colonial issue. One of modern literature's most appealing books, a seminal work of fiction and a triumph of book design.

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        Brave New World: A Novel

      Garden City, New York : Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1932. First Edition [viii],311 Seiten Leinen Kanten etwas berieben / bestossen, Einband mit Fleckchen/lichtrandig, Besitzeinträge udn Widmungen von alter Hand (Juli und September 1932), papierbedingte Seitenbräunung // interner vermerk LHC-51456 Versand D: 2,20 EUR

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        TOM SWIFT And His GIANT MAGNET or Bringing Up the Lost Submarine. Tom Swift Sr. Series #35

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1932. 1st Edition. Tan cloth binding with quadrant front board (Mattson 3). Full color dust jacket. A square & tight Nr Fine book in a VG+ dust jacket that shows just minor edgewear & a faint, thin vertical rub mark to spine panel.. [4], 215, [5] pp. Adverts last 4 pages. Frontis. 12mo. 7-5/8" x 5" According to Mattson, this 4 quadrant binding style available only for a few months before G&D issued a new design format.

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        Etudes D'orientalisme Tome I-Ii

      White Lotus, Paris 1932 - Etudes D'orientalisme Tome I-Ii [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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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.

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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]

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        The Clue in the Diary; Nancy Drew Mystery Stories # 7

      Grosset & Dunlap, New York 1932 - frontis & 3 plates (glossy); Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 202 pages; The uncommon true 1st edition and printing of the 7th title in the Nancy Drew series. Bound in original light blue cloth with title lettering to spine in blue and to cover in blue outlined yellow type. Plain cream colored endpages. Farah 1932 A-1. The last of the books to be published in the original binding format and only in the 1st printing of this title. Illustrated by Russell Tandy with a frontis and three plates on glossy stock. Title list at front and rear of book both end with #7 "Diary". This copy is a bit tired, shaken in the spine and with a split in the front endpage along the inner hinge with crash exposed but holding. Cloath at spine sunned and lightly to moderately faded but with titles still showing bold. Corners lightly bumped and slightly rubbed through. Trace fray and thinning to cloth at spine ends. Three distinct prior owner names in pencil and pen to front endpage, two of which have been crossed out. Contents generally clean and neat, though with the infrequent instance of superficial fingering soil and the expected general light toning to the page stock. A small pencil eraser sized dent in the front board and small rectangular shadow from an old placement of masking tape to a blank are of the cover board. This title is elusive in the true 1st printing, here offered in a worn but generally sound example - a filler or holding copy. Good only [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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.

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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]

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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.

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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.

      [Bookseller: Imperial Fine Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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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 Bitte beachten Sie: Auf Grund der besonderen Versandkostenvorgaben vom ZVAB und Abebooks, kann es bei schwereren oder mehrbändigen Werken zu höheren Portokosten kommen, da der Preis sich nicht am Gewicht, sondern nach der Anzahl der Artikel richtet. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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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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