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        Inscribed Photograph

      1932. unbound. Inscribed 8 x 10-inch photograph of all four Mills Brothers -- an American group called "the fathers of R&B group harmony" -- including the rare signature of John Mills, who died at age 24. This black-and-white photo shows the group in white jackets with flowers on their lapels, at two microphones (probably shot during filming as Duke Ellington's back-up vocal group in "The Big Broadcast"). Inscribed "To Joe Jackson Sincere Regards Mills Bros" and also individually signed by Herbert Mills, Donald Mills, and John Mills on their white jackets. No place, no date, circa 1932. Very good condition.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        Three Chinese Philosophers or "The Door to All Spirituality". Including Full Translation of Lao Tzu's Tao Teh Ching: Classic of "The Way, and Natural Virtue"

      Chengru, West China: Canadian Mission Press, 1932 - Extremely rare English translation of Lao Tzu's Tao Teh Ching. First edition, first printing. Octavo, 21*13.5cm, 8+188+4p. Text in both English and Chinese. Translated by A. J. Brace. F.R.G.S, General Secratary Y.M.C.A., Chengtu, China. Studies from the Yellow Emperor [Huang Ti], Lao Tze and the Poet, Shao Yung in English and Chinese for students studying English. Original wrappers with signs of use. Spine with creases, name on front cover and title page. No copyright year printed, but Preface dated January 15, 1932. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chinese Art Books]
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        Praesenzliste der Studiengenossenschaft "Baltia" in München. Handschrift.

      München 1932 - München, 1932-1962. Ca. 32 x 19,5 cm. 156 Seiten, davon 122 mit Anwesenheitseintragungen und farbigen Zeichnungen. Mit einigen eingehefteten Beilagen. Pappband der Zeit mit aufgemaltem Wappen (nur noch teilweise vorhanden) und Biernägeln. Präsenzliste der Münchener "Baltia" (gegründet 1906) mit vielen handschriftlichen Einträgen und zahlreichen farbigen Zeichnungen u.a. von Rolf Jais und K. und E. Sporer. Jedes Treffen wurde farbenprächtig dokumentiert, u.a. mit Ansichten von München, Kneip- und Burschenschaftsszenen, humoristischen Szenen. Die Treffen fanden u.a. im Palais Porcia, im Gasthaus "Scheidecker Garten", Augustinerkeller und im Gasthaus "Tannenbaum" statt. Einband berieben, Rücken und Kanten stärker bestoßen. Farbenprächtig illustriert. Pappband der Zeit mit aufgemaltem Wappen (nur noch teilweise vorhanden) und Biernägeln. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rainer Kurz - Antiquariat]
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        Thurso's Landing and Other Poems (First Edition)

      Liveright, Inc., New York 1932 - FIRST EDITION thus (after a signed limited edition). Quarter black cloth with gilt lettering. Lightly soiled. Previous owner's bookplate is laid in behind the title page. The bookplate used to be attached and has abraided the paper. No previous owner's names, not exlibrary. Overall in GOOD condition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ziern-Hanon Galleries]
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        Picasso peintre-graveur. Catalogue illustré de l'oeuvre gravé et lithographié 1899-1931. - Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre gravé et des monotypes 1932-1934

      first edition.rich iconography.printed stamps as an bookplate heads pages of half-title.Nice copy. Chez l'auteur Berne 1955 21,5x31cm 2 volumes brochés

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Alta frequenza. Rivista di radiotecnica telefonia e acustica applicata. Volumi I/XI.

      Milano, Associazione Elettrotecnica Italiana, 1932/1942, undici volumi in-8vo legature mezza tela azzurre (e nere per l'annata del 1938 e 1943) con titoli dorati ai dorsi, pp. XXXIV-640XXXXII-752XXX-768XXXI-768XXX-832XXXVIII-852880XLII-824XXXII-775XXXII-768XXIV-575 con numerosissime illustrazioni, schemi, diagrammi, ecc. Unito il fascicolo n. 1 del 1943, Vol. XII.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani gia' Naturalistica]
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        Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Signed by Holmes.

      1932 - The First Biography of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Signed by Holmes Bent, Silas. Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes. New York: The Vanguard Press, 1932. xi, 386 pp. Frontispiece. Illustrated. Original cloth, light rubbing to extremities, rear hinge cracked. Owner signature to front free endpaper, light marks in pencil to some pages, notes in pencil to rear pastedown, light foxing to a few leaves. "Oliver Wendell Holmes/ April 18, 1932" to head of half-title, single-sheet 8-1/2" x 5-1/2" letter from Holmes's secretary, Horace Chapman Rose, laid-in. * First edition. This was the first biography of Holmes. The letter from Rose, Holmes's secretary, is a reply to the book owner's request for Holmes's signature. It reads, in part, "Mr. Justice Holmes would be happy to autograph your copy of his biography." The rest of the letter discusses shipping details. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB]
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        Wundergarten der Natur. Neue Bilddokumente schöner Pflanzenformen

      Verlag für Kunstwissenschaft, Berlin 1932 - Folio. XIII, [3]pp (text), 120 loose plates, as issued. Original grey cloth portfolio, with red lettering on spine and front cover. "Wundergarten der Natur" is the follow-up volume to "Urformen der Kunst" (1928). Karl Blossfeldt was a university teacher and used his photographs to teach formal art studies at the Royal School of the Museum of Decorative Arts in Berlin. He photographed plants systematically with a 5 x 7" (13x18cm) view camera of his own construction. Immensely popular and profound in their simplicity, Blossfeldt's typology of plant forms drew parallels between nature and art. They were used as inspiration for jewelers, wrought iron workers, designers, craftsman, and artists worldwide. His vision is as fresh and unforgettable today as one could imagine it to be when this book was first published. As Martin Parr and Gerry Badger point out, while Blossfeldt's work was "a key model for the 'typologies' school of contemporary German photography.it was not a Conceptual work of art. It was, like so much German photography of this period, pedagogical in nature, as much founded on the Arts-and-Crafts ethos as Bauhaus principles." This portfolio is complete with its 120 striking photogravure plates, each numbered 1-120, together with 16 loose text leaves in German containing an essay by the photographer and a list of plates and titles. Some foxing along fore-edge and upper margin of portfolio. Text in German. Portfolio in overall good to good+, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Jack the Giant Killer; Including Jack and the Beanstalk, Little Red Ridinghood, Sleeping Beauty

      Blue Ribbon Books, New York 1932 - 8vo. 96 pp. Color & b/w illustrations. Cloth, no dustwrapper, else very good. (36049). All 4 pop-ups in good working condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bauer Rare Books]
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        Boy.

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1932 - Octavo. Original pale grey cloth, spine and front cover lettered and decorated in dark red and black, top edge purplish, others untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Jacket spine sunned, a couple of nicks at head of spine, book spine toned, a little shaken but an excellent copy. First US edition, first printing. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed to the publisher and editor Alan Steele, and his wife, on the front free endpaper: "To Alan & Phyllis with best wishes James Hanley". Originally published at London in 1931 in an edition of 145 copies for subscribers only, Boy is "an appalling story of sexual violence on board ship" (ODNB) related by its eponymous cabin-boy. When in 1934 it was issued in a cheap edition, copies were seized by the police and the book was successfully prosecuted for obscenity. The jacket of this edition carries a puff by T. E. Lawrence quoted from a letter to the author, "Boy is very remarkable." Not common in the dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Germania. Neue Ausgabe. Mit vier Originallithographien von Alfred Kubin.

      J. Sauer Verlag, Berlin 1932 - Berlin, J. Sauer Verlag, 1932. 26,5x19,4 cm. 1 Bl., 52 S., 2 Bl. Mit 4 ganzseitigen signierten O.-Lithographien. OPbd. mit Deckelvign. =5. Cento-Druck. Herausgegeben von Lothar Hempe. Jede O-Lithographie von Kubin hs. signiert. - Eines von 100 numerierten Exemplaren. - (Rücken gebräunt). - Sonst sehr schönes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        Le Corbusier Et P. Jeanneret. Cinquieme Serie

      Paris : Editions Albert Morance 1932 - 1 portfolio (30 pages, 25 leaves of plates) : illustrations, plans ; 27 cm. Collated. All plates and pages are present. 5th Series. French. Hardcover illustrated case portfolio with loose pages, as issued. Spine rebacked in black cloth with gilt lettering. Sunning to boards with general wear to extremities. All plates clean and crisp with minimal wear. Numerous photographs, sketches, drawings, model pictures, plans, facads, sections, artist sketches, architectural schemes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sequitur Books]
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        Pressburger Ghettobilder.

      Bratislava - Pressburg, Sigmund Steiner 1932 - 145 S. 4°, illustrierter Orig.-Karton. Verzeichnet u.a. ein Wörterbuch der im Ghetto gebräuchlichen Jargonausdrücke! Sehr selten! - Der illustrierte Einband erinnert in seiner Machart an den Typographen und Gestalter Zdenek Rossmann (Bauhaus, Bratislava). - Der Einband eingerissen (müßte ggfs. restauriert werden): am Rücken unten eine Fehlstelle (ca. 3 cm), Vorderdeckel und Rücken vom Buchblock gelöst, kleine Fehlstelle des Vorderdeckels unten links lose beigelegt. Innen papierbedingt gebräunt, vereinzelt an den Ecken mit leichten Bräungsspuren. - Listed a dictionary of commonly used in the ghetto slang expressions! Very rare! - The cover reminiscent in its design to the typographer and designer Zdenek Rossmann (Bauhaus, Bratislava). - Czech architect, graphic designer, scenographer, photographer and teacher at the School of Arts and Crafts in Bratislava (1932-1938) and Brno (1939-1943). Member of Devetsil in Brno. Studied at the Bauhaus in Dessau (alongwith his wife Marie Rossmannová, a photographer). Designed the magazines Pásmo, Disk, index, Slovenská grafia and nová bratislava. Lived in Bratislava from 1931. Published a book on the use of typography and photography in advertising, Pismo a fotografie v reklame (Index, Olomouc), in 1938. - The envelope is torn: on the back down a missing part (would possibly be restored.) (about 3 cm), front cover and spine detached from the book block, settled small missing part of the front cover bottom left loose. Interior papierbedingt browned, occasionally at the corners with slight Bräungsspuren. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Riepenhausen]
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        Thoughts and Adventures.

      London: Thornton Butterworth Limited,, 1932. Octavo. Original olive cloth, gilt lettered spine and front cover. With the dust jacket. Housed in a custom made grey-brown buckram slipcase. Portrait frontispiece of Churchill painting. A few very minor nicks and chips, light creasing to head of jacket spine. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. The second volume of Churchill's autobiographical writings, covering his early political career, the battle of Sidney Street, a near silence on Gallipoli, service on the Western Front, the negotiation of the Irish settlement, thoughts on the "Mass effects of modern life" and life "Fifty years hence". A collection of Churchill's magazine and newspaper journalism written in the same lighter, informal style as My Early Life, the success of Thoughts and Adventures came as a considerable surprise to the publisher. Published on 10 November 1932 in a run of 4,000, three additional printings of 1,000 were required in the same month, two of them before publication, Butterworth writing to Churchill: "We are truly delighted at this success which confounds the Jonahs of the Bookselling tradeÂ…To keep pace with the increasing demand, we had to get both printers and binders to work overtime. The sheets were delivered by passenger train, and the cases were made by the binders in advance" (quoted in Cohen). A very difficult book to find in a jacket and in such superior condition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Pastures of Heaven

      

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        Nejmensi byt. Bytova krise, reforma bydleni, byt pro existencni minimum, rodinny, najemny a kolektivni dum, regulace obytnych etvrti, nove formy domu a bytu, hnuti za lidovy byt.

      Praha, 1932. Gr. 8°. Illustr., Grundrisse und Pläne, 367 S., OBroschur nach Entwurf v. K. Teige). Illustr. and plans, original wrappers designed by K. Teige. - Erste Ausgabe. 1st Edition. Die von Teige editierte u. typographisch gestaltete Publikation dokumentiert Arbeiten u. Entwürfe von: / This publication was edited and typographically designed by Teige. It documents works and sketches by: Scharoun, Behrens, Gropius, Taut, Mebes, Corbusier, Wright, Ginsberg, Haesler, Brenner, Polasek, van der Rohe, et al. Einband angeschmutzt, bestoßen und vereinzelt gering randrissig. Innendeckel u. erste Seiten stockfleckig. Wenige Seiten in der Buchmitte mit geringen Feuchtigkeitsspuren am äußeren Rand. Seite 199 im oberen Eck Ausriss ohne Textverlust. Cover soiled, worn and slightly torn along the margins, first pages foxed, some pages of in the middle somewhat waterstained along the margins. Page 100 with small loss in the top margin. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Tschechische Avantgarde, Ceska avantgarda, Czech avant-garde, L.

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        Boy.

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1932. Octavo. Original pale grey cloth, spine and front cover lettered and decorated in dark red and black, top edge purplish, others untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Jacket spine sunned, a couple of nicks at head of spine, book spine toned, a little shaken but an excellent copy. First US edition, first printing. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed to the publisher and editor Alan Steele, and his wife, on the front free endpaper: "To Alan & Phyllis with best wishes James Hanley". Originally published at London in 1931 in an edition of 145 copies for subscribers only, Boy is "an appalling story of sexual violence on board ship" (ODNB) related by its eponymous cabin-boy. When in 1934 it was issued in a cheap edition, copies were seized by the police and the book was successfully prosecuted for obscenity. The jacket of this edition carries a puff by T. E. Lawrence quoted from a letter to the author, "Boy is very remarkable..." Not common in the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Booms and Depressions

      1932 - FISHER, Irving. Booms and Depressions. Some First Principles. New York: Adelphi, (1932). Octavo, original green cloth. $2200.First edition of Fisher’s work connecting monetary fluctuations to extreme periods of the business cycle.In this work, Fisher puts forth the theory that booms and depressions may stem from “deranged” money, or currency that is behaving irrationally due to various value-skewing factors such as debt, hoarding, confidence, and consumption. Considered “the father of monetary economics” (Pressman, 91), “Irving Fisher was, in the opinion of many, the leading economic theorist in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. Although his contributions to economic theory and to the development of econometrics ensure him a preeminent position among contemporary economists, he was a versatile man. In his day he was equally well-known as social philosopher, teacher, inventor, businessman, and passionate crusader for many social causes” (ANB). Without scarce dust jacket, rarely found. Small notation to front free endpaper.Cloth with small stain to rear panel. An about-fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Christmas Pudding (Signed By The Author In The Year Of Publication : Association Copy)

      A First UK printing published by Thornton Butterworth in 1932.The BOOK is in VERY GOOD condition.The pink flecked cloth is slightly faded on the spine.A little toning and dustiness to the text block.Mild offsetting to the end papers with a little looseness to the front end-paper and some light staining therein.NO dust wrapper. Otherwise very nice indeed.The book has been INSCRIBED and SIGNED in the year of publication by the AUTHOR to the front blank end-paper:'Mrs Hammersley, HER OWN COPY, with very much love, from Nancy. 24 Nov 1932'. Violet Hammersley (Known as 'Wid' or 'Lucky') features widely in Nancy Mitford's letters and was a close if somewhat older friend.She was an author and prominent figure in the Mitford's childhood.She was subsequently portrayed in 'The Loved Ones' by Diana Mitford.The author's scarce second book of which 1000 copies were printed.Protected in removable Mylar cover. Collectible with such attributes. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact.

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        Bau- und Kunstdenkmäler von Westfalen. Die Stadt Münster. Komplett in 7 Bänden. 1) Die Ansichten und Pläne. Grundlage und Entwicklung. Die Befestigungen. Die Residenzen der Bischöfe. 2) Die Dom-Immunität. Die Marktanlage. Das Rathaus. 3) Die Bürgerhäuser und Adelshöfe bis zum Jahre 1700. 4) Die profanen Bauwerke seit dem Jahre 1701. 5) Der Dom. 6) Die Kirchen und Kapellen der Stadt ausser dem Dom. 7) Register.

      Münster, Aschendorffsche Verlagsbuchhandlung, , 1933, 1934, 1935, 1937, 1941. Register: 1981 (Nachdruck der 1962 erschienenen 1.Auflage). 1932 - 29,5 x 24 cm. 7 uniforme O-Leinenbände. Die Kapitale sind leicht bestoßen. Band 5: winzige Fehlstelle im Bezug am oberen hinteren Außengelenk. 4 Bll., 567 / V (+III), 418 / XI (+I) ,399 / XII, 585 / X, 444 / V (+III), 494 / 180 Seiten mit zahlreichen s/w Abbildungen sowie Grundrissen und zum Teil ausfaltbaren Plänen (LXV). Auf den Titelblättern wurde eine ca. 3,5 x 6,5 cm große Stelle mit Papier überklebt. Innen insgesamt sauber und fest. Guter Zustand. (= Bau- und Kunstdenkmäler von Westfalen. Band 41, Teile 1-7, Im Auftrage des Provinzialverbandes hrsgg von Wilhelm Rave). --- Registerband enthält Orts-, Personen-, ikonographisches, Berufs-, Sachregister (Architektur, Plastik, Malerei, Kirchliche Ausstattung, Profane Ausstattung, Kunsthandwerk, Verschiedenes), Druckfehlerberichtigung und Literaturnachtrag. GeogUeb

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        Vaterland Europa

      Verlag fur Kulturpolitik G.M. B. H., Berlin, Germany 1932 - Biography by Robert Cummings: "Bronislaw Huberman was one of the towering figures among violinists of his generation. Yet despite lavish praise from Fürtwangler, Toscanini, Walter, and other major conductors and artists, he remained a controversial artist throughout his career, owing to his highly individual style of interpretation and to a technique that, while not weak or unimpressive, lacked the consistency in difficult passages of the finest virtuosos. Huberman was the son of a law clerk who was a good amateur musician himself. As a young child, Huberman showed remarkable talent, giving his first public concert at age seven. He studied with Michalowicz and Rosen, then at the Warsaw Conservatory with Isidor Lotto, all before he reached the age of ten. In Berlin, Joachim was impressed with the youth's talent, but not disposed toward teaching prodigies. He referred him to Markees, but it was, by Huberman's own assessment, his study in Berlin with Charles Grigorovich that honed his talents. At the age of 11, he gave a successful concert tour of Holland and Belgium and soon afterward gained the support of arts patron Count Zamoyski in Paris and singer Adelina Patti in London. The former presented him with a Stradivarius and the latter, after some wrangling, allowed him to play at some of her final concerts. At a January 1896 concert in Vienna, Huberman astonished Brahms with a performance of his violin concerto and by his late teens, he had scored numerous successes throughout Europe. He had even given one hugely successful tour of the United States in 1896-1897. In 1902, following a lengthy suspension of concert activity, Huberman suffered a great loss with the passing of his father, who had given up his law clerk position and sacrificed much else for his son's career. Huberman soon resumed concertizing with numerous successful tours. His only marriage came in 1910, to actress Elza Galafrés. Their union lasted but four years and produced one child, Johannes (born 1911). At the outbreak of World War I, Huberman was briefly interned, but he remained active throughout the next two decades, curtailing his schedule in 1933 with the rise of the Nazis. In the 1920s, Huberman became an active supporter of the Pan-European movement, even writing several essays later published in a book entitled Vaterland Europa (1932). He refused to play any concerts in Germany from 1933 on and in 1935 helped found the Palestine Symphony Orchestra (which in 1948 became the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra). Toscanini was engaged to lead this ensemble of mostly Jewish refugee musicians in their 1936 inaugural concert. Huberman went on tour that same year and during a concert given in New York's Carnegie Hall, his Stradivarius violin was stolen. (In 1985, the thief confessed his deed and two years later the instrument was recovered, but four decades after Huberman's death.) The purloined violin was a relatively minor misfortune for Huberman during the turbulent 1930s: a 1937 plane crash rendered him incapable of playing for over a year. In November 1938, he successfully returned to the concert stage in Egypt, and the following month he appeared as soloist with the Palestine Symphony Orchestra for the first time in his career. After a tour of Europe in 1939, Huberman relocated to New York, where he lived until the end of the war. Following cessation of hostilities, he took up residence near Lake Geneva, Switzerland. In 1946, he became ill and was unsuccessfully treated in Italy for six months. Huberman died in Corsier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland, in 1947. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Black Mischief

      London: Chapman & Hall 1932 - First edition, first issue. Publisher's marble patterned red and black cloth, spine lettered in gilt; in the original cream dust jacket, lettered in black and red. Near fine, some light spotting to the page edges, else bright and clean; unclipped dust jacket, with some light toning to the spine, minor soiling to the otherwise clean wrappers, some light spotting to the flaps. Overall a, fresh and unsophisticated copy. Inspired by Waugh's own excursions to Ethiopia, Black Mischief is an imperialist satire set in Azania, a fictional island nation off of the southeastern coast of Africa. Specifically, it tells of a young emperor's attempt to modernize his home nation after returning from England where he attended Oxford. Not only do his modernization efforts not only fail utterly, however, but they also cause the nation to regress into cannibalism and ultimately become a protectorate of the United Nations. Notably, Black Mischief features Waugh's popular hero Basil Seal. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Photo Album]: Belgian Girls in the 1930s

      Brussels. 1932-1938. Oblong quarto. Measuring 8" x 12". String-tied gray cloth over paper boards. Contains 220 sepia toned or black and white gelatin silver photographs measuring between 1.5" x 2" and 5" x 7", some with captions in French. The album is near fine with some edgewear with near fine or better photographs.A photo album kept by a Belgian girl from 1932 to 1938 featuring seaside vacations, girlish goofing around, and even trips to visit soldiers later in the album. The collection is full of splendid snapshots of girls enjoying the company of their friends posing, acting silly, and visiting family. The seaside photos show the girls in their bathing suits, dancing with boys, and sunbathing on the Belgian coast. There are photos of the women posing by Barrage de la Gileppe, a gravity dam that established the standard for modern European dam systems. They also went to the Cambre Abbey in Brussels, stopping on the grounds of the abbey to give each other rabbit ears, and the coastal town of Ostende, where they took numerous photos, a few in bathing suits suggest a pinup girl style. In 1936 they visited the barracks of Chartreuse de Liege which had recently been decommissioned and turned into a "simple barracks" and would eventually serve as a military hospital towards the end of World War II. Here we see the women of the album posing with soldiers as well as group photos of the troops in full uniform. One photo shows a small group of soldiers with one of them playing an accordion.An interesting collection of images of carefree young women in Belgium before the devastation caused by the events of World War II. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Mors et vita

      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. Grasset Paris 1932 12x19cm relié

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        NEUES HAUS NEUE WELT/NEW HOUSE NEW WORLD

      Berlin, Germany: Rudolf Mosse Buchverlag, 1932. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. Fine/No Dust Jacket, As Issued.. Berlin, Germany: Rudolf Mosse Buchverlag, 1932. Hardcover. Fine/None, As Issued. First Edition/First Printing. 72 pages. Collection of black-and-white photographs of the artist/architect/designer's home. One of the greatest photography, architecture, and home design books of the 20th century. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions, particularly the Third Edition. Published in a tiny first print run as a hardcover original only. There is no ISBN. The book is now rare. An austerely elegant production by Erich Mendelsohn: Oversize-volume format. Cream hard boards with titles embossed on the cover and spine, as issued. Photographs by Arthur Koster. Text by Amedee Ozenfant in the German original and felicitous English and French translations. Printed in gravure by Rudolf Mosse Buchverlag in Berlin, Germany to the highest standards. The reproduction quality of each image is unsurpassed in its crispness, warmth, and tonal range. Without DJ, as issued. Presents Erich Mendelsohn's "Neues Haus Neue Welt/New House New World". The Mendelsohn House in Rupenhorn, Germany, which showcases the great architect/designer's aesthetics and worldview. Those of us accustomed to the glossy pages of Architectural Digest Magazine will never be the same again upon re-discovering this great book, first published in 1932. The Mendelsohn House is impeccable and sublime. As the contributor Amedee Ozenfant writes, it is Bach's music incarnated in structure and place. Its guiding principles are order, symmetry, and balance, realized in a completely Modern context. Hence the title. The best way to appreciate what Erich Mendelsohn has achieved is to say what it is not: It is elegant, NOT opulent. It is understated, NOT ostentatious. It is Classical and Modern at the same time, NOT nostalgic and sentimental. It is a house, NOT a palace. As such, it may not be to everyone's taste today because it isn't about "showing-off" excess, which is the prevailing aesthetic taste. Arthur Koster's photographs are captured for posterity in rich gravure that have never been surpassed. A legend upon its completion, the Mendelsohn House was seized by the Nazis. A Jew, Mendelsohn's entire fortune was confiscated; he was forced to flee first to the United Kingdom and eventually to the United States, where he rebuilt his shattered life and career as the chief exemplar of "Expressionist Functionalism" in architecture, creating the blueprint for America's department stores, designing some of its most celebrated structures, teaching at the University of California Berkeley, and building the bridge between Europe and America with Art Deco design. The guide to timeless elegance and beauty. An absolute "must-have" title for Erich Mendelsohn and photography collectors. <b><i> This title is a great book. As far as we know, this is the only copy of the First Hardcover Edition/First Printing (1932, no further indications) available online and is in fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a beauty. Please note: Copies of the Third Edition available online have serious flaws. A rare copy thus. </b></i> One of the greatest architect/designers of the 20th century. A fine collectible copy. .

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        Harvey Cushing's Autograph Caption for Figure 22 (on p. 53) in his book Papers Relating to the Pituitary Body, Hypothalamus, and Parasympathetic Nervous System (1932). OFFERED WITH: Original Ink and Wash Drawing by Mildred Codding for figure 22.

      1932. 1932 - Very Good. Harvey Cushing's manuscript caption, with his revisions, is identical to the printed version on p. 53 in his book Papers Relating to the Pituitary Body, Hypothalamus, and Parasympathetic Nervous System (1932) "Through his friend Max Brödel, [Cushing] hired Mildred Codding then a student in the medical illustration program at Johns Hopkins, to come to the Brigham in 1929. Although she is seen in many early photographs in the operative theater, her position was quite distant from the table. In fact, a footnote from Cushing's article on cerebellar tumors captures his idea of the medical illustrator's role: 'It is customary for the surgeon to make sketches of the operative stages as he recollects them immediately at the conclusion of the procedures. No written description is of equal value, however crude the sketches. It is impossible for an artist to get near enough to the field with the patient in prone position for a direct view. The drawings accompanying the paper have been worked up by Miss Codding from the originals on the hospital histories eked out in some of the more recent cases by her own fleeting glimpses of the field' ["Experiences with the Cerebellar Astrocytomas. . . ", 1931]" (Moore et al., "Cushing: The Artist", in Black et al., Harvey Cushing at the Brigham, pp.131-32). "Mildred Codding: An Interview with Cushing's Medical Artist. Interview by Matthew R. Moore, John Shillito Jr., Eugene Rossitch Jr.," Surgical Neurology, 35, no. 5, May 1991, pp. 341-44. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Voyage au bout de la nuit

      Denoël & Steele 1932 - - Denoël & Steele, Paris 1932, 12x19cm, relié. - Réimpression de 1932 sortie des presses à l'adresse de la rue de L'abbé-de-l'épée, catalogue vert d'eau de l'éditeur in-fine, fantaisiste mention de 38ème édition. Manques comblés au dos et au deuxième plat de couverture. Reliure en demi maroquin noir, dos à cinq nerfs, plats de papiers à la cuve, contreplats et gardes de papier peigné, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée, reliure signée de Goy & Vilaine.Rare exemplaire enrichi d'un envoi Envoi autographe signé de Louis-Ferdinand Céline à Fany Abel. Exemplaire agréablement établi. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Reprint 1932 off the press at the street of Father-of-the sword, green water catalog of in-fine editor, whimsical reference to 38th. Filled gaps at the back and front cover plate. Binding half black morocco, back with five nerves, flat paper to the tank, and contreplats guards combed paper, wrappers and back preserved and bound in, gilded head, binding signed Goy & enriched Vilaine.Rare copy of a shipment Signed autograph of Louis-Ferdinand Celine Fany Abel. Copy pleasantly established. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        L'Architecture Vivante en Allemagne. (quatrième série Erich Mendelsohn)

      Édition Albert Morancé,, Paris,, 1932 - First Edition. Hiver 1932. (Winter 1932) All Text in French. Complete -as published - Portfolio with the org. ties. All text & architectural drawings, present. Plates 26- 50 present. All items listed on 'Table des Matieres' (p. 47-48) are present and in good condition. Introduction by Badovici p.33-34. Plans, drawings, details, sections p.35-46. Plates show i.a. the following works: Rupenhorn (Berlin), warehouse Schocken (Chemnitz), cinema 'Universum' (Berlin). Condition: covers browned. Library stamps. (PICTURE) [Attributes: First Edition]

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        L&#146;AFFAIRE ARAGON EN CINQ DOCUMENTS / Misère de la poésie / Paillasse ! /certificat par Paul Eluard / l'affaire Aragon / Autour d'un poème par Maxime Alexandre et Pierre Unik.

      - 1) MISERE DE LA POESIE. « L&#146;affaire Aragon » devant l&#146;opinion publique par André BRETON. Paris, Editions Surréalistes, 1932. Plaquette in-8, agrafée, 30 pages. Exemplaire sur papier bible. 2) PAILLASSE ! (Fin de « l'Affaire Aragon »). Paris, Editions Surréalistes, mars 1932. Plaquette in-8, agrafée, 11 pages. Publication collective du groupe. 3) CERTIFICAT par Paul ELUARD. Sans lieu ni date. [Paris, 23 mars 1932], un feuillet A4, 1 page imprimée en noir sur papier vert pâle. 4) L'AFFAIRE ARAGON : Tract double feuille A4, quatre pages imprimées en rouge. Publication collective signée par Maxime Alexandre, André Breton, René Char, René Crevel, Paul Eluard, Georges Malkine, Pierre de Massot, Benjamin Péret, Georges Sadoul, Yves Tanguy, André Thirion, Pierre Unik. 5) AUTOUR D&#146;UN POEME par Maxime ALEXANDRE et Pierre UNIK. Paris, 5 avril 1932, tract double feuille A4, quatre pages imprimées. Ensemble en bon état, le tract Certificat est un peu fatigué, le tract Autour d&#146;un poème présente un manque de papier sans atteinte au texte en marge basse. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        BLACK MISCHIEF.

      Chapman and Hall Ltd. London. 1932 - FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Map frontis. A bright, clean copy. Finely bound in recent full red morocco, spine with five raised bands, gilt. Compartments with gilt lettering and decorative centre pieces. Single ruled gilt ruled border to boards. Top edge gilt. A fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Zimmerische Chronik [in vier Bänden] Urkundlich berichtet von Graf Froben Christof von Zimmern +1567 und seinem Schreiber Johannes Müller +1600. Nach der von Karl Barack besorgten zweiten Ausgabe [von 1882] neu herausgegeben von Paul Herrmann.

      Meersburg-Leipzig, F.W. Hendel Verlag, 1932. - 4 Bände in 4 (komplett). 4° (26x17), 631; 651; 634; 642 S., jeweils Frontispiz, prachtvolle allseitig einheitl geprägt OLdrbde, dreiseitiger FarbSchnitt, Titel von Band 1 etwas unfrisch, Vorsätze mit kleiner Radierspur, sonst schöne und gepflegte Exemplare, Exemplar Nr. 485.- Einband der Handbindeabteilung der Buchbinderei Sperling, Leipzig.-

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        Zimmerische Chronik 4 Bände. Urkundlich berichtet von Graf Froben Christof von Zimmern gest. 1567 und seinem Schreiber Johannes Müller gest. 1600. Nach der von Karl Barack besorgten zweiten Ausgabe neu herausgegeben von Dr. Paul Herrmann.

      Meersburg a. Bodensee, Leipzig : F. W. Hendel Verlag, 1932 - 631, 651, 634, 642 S. Frontispiz Bd. 1: Wildenstein Vestung, Burg Wildenstein; Bd. 2: Burg Hohenzollern; Bd. 3: Gottfried Wernher von Zimmern; Bd. 4: Burg Hohentwiel. Zustand: Gut, Einbände etwas beschabt, minimal fleckig, Rücken leicht gebleicht. Kein Regalsteher, sondern ein gründlich (aber vorsichtig!) studiertes Exemplar mit s e h r zahlreichen, ordentlichen Bleistift-Anmerkungen, An- und Unterstreichungen, gelegentlich auch mit Kuli, die einem späteren Leser von großem Nutzen sein könnten. In Jedem Fall aber dekoratives Schmuckstück für jedes Regal. - Frakturschrift. - Dieses Exemplar trägt die Nummer 351. Dieser Neudruck der "Zimmerschen Chronik" wurde im Jahr 1932 vom F.W. Hendel Verlag veranstaltet. Gedruckt wurde das Werk in der Offizin Fischer & Kürsten, den Einband schuf die Handbindeabteilung der Buchbinderei Sperling, beide in Leipzig. Das Papier wurde eigens für diese Ausgabe von der Wiedeschen Papierfabrik in Rosenthal angefertigt. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 8000 4° (26,5x18cm), Ganz-Leder mit reicher Prägung, 4 Bünde, Farbschnitt.

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        Voyage au bout de la nuit

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

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        Man Makes His Own Mask. Text and Portraits by ? Foreword by Benjamin DeCasseres

      Huntington Press, New York 1932 - First Edition, no. 91 of 160 numbered copies, signed by the photographer on p. 2. 118 photographic portraits by the author. 236pp. French folds. Printed at Meriden Gravure. Designed by Paul Johnston. 1 vols. 4to. Portraits include Admiral Richard E. Byrd, Theodore Dreiser, Rockwell Kent, Ring Lardner, Sinclair Lewis, D.H. Lawrence, H.L. Mencken, Paul Robeson, George Rusell (A.E.), David Sarnoff, Gene Tunney, Carl van Vechten, Ben Ames Williams, and W.B. Yeats. Full brown morocco, by Stikeman & Co. In green cloth slipcase 118 photographic portraits by the author. 236pp. French folds. Printed at Meriden Gravure. Designed by Paul Johnston. 1 vols. 4to First Edition, no. 91 of 160 numbered copies, signed by the photographer on p. 2. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        INFORMATION AND OPINION CONCERNING THE JAPANESE INVASION OF MANCHURIA AND SHANGH

      Shanghai 1932, Shanghai Bar Assn. Black cloth spine over. boards, 445p., very good, slight browning to paper, 18.5 x. 27 cm., English text, with "Compliments of the Shanghai Bar. Assn." card tipped into inside front cover. FIRST EDITION. WRITTEN BY THE PUBLICITY EDITOR OF THE SHANGHAI BAR ASSN. The Shanghai Bar Assn., herein offers reliable and factual coverage of the Japanese invasion of Manchuria and Shanghai. A copious and in depth monograph. * Major contents headings: ORIGINAL MOTIVE OF THE JAPANESE INVASION: Tanaka Memorial, General Honjo's plan of World Conquest * OCCUPATION OF MANCHURIA BY THE JAPANESE ARMY * JAPANESE INVASION OF SHANGHAI * JAPAN'S WARLIKE ACTIONS ELSEWHERE * FOREIGN PRESS AND INDIVIDUAL VIEWS * A truly substantial and factual work, with about 225 essays. * A very rare and obscure resource. * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock today, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Héroe (Poesía) 3

      - Literatura en lengua española. Poesía Imp. Concha Méndez y Manuel Altolaguirre. Madrid. 1932. 24 cm. 6 h. grab. Encuadernación en tapa blanda de editorial. Contiene: Héroe español, Vicente Aleixandre / Juan Ramón Jimenez; En otro cementerio de Aldea / Miguel de Unamuno; No sé donde / Concha Mendez; Siempre; Circuito / Vicente Aleixandre; 1,2 / Ernestina de Champurcin; Sin Dios / Julio Superville; 1,2 / Luis Cernuda; Poema / José A. Muñoz Rojas. Cubierta deslucida. CI5 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Bicentennial Pageant of George Washington

      The George Washington Memorial Foundation, Inc, New York 1932 - 49.5 x 37 cm. Four pages of letterpress printed recto only, brief profiles of each artist -- "The Editor & The Artists" by Dorothy Noyes Arms. Portfolio with complete set of 20 etchings. Each etching signed in pencil, lower margin. Works by William Auerbach- Levy (Russian/American, 1889-1964) ; Ralph L. Bow (American, 1879-1952) ; Samuel V. Chamberlain (American, 1895-1975) ; Kerr Eby (American, 1889-1946) ; Sears Gallagher (American, 1869-1955) ; Frederick Childe Hassam (American, 1859-1935) ; Arthur William Heintzelman (American, 1891-1965) ; Eugene Higgins (American, 1874-1958) ; Earl Horter (American, 1881-1940) ; Robert Lawson (American, 1892-1957) ; Allen Lewis (American, 1873-1957) ; Francis Luis Mora (American, 1874-1940) ; Robert Hogg Nisbet (American, 1879-1961) ; Louis Conrad Rosenberg (American, 1890-1983) ; Ernest David Roth (American, 1879-1964) ; Albert Edward Sterner (American, 1863-1946) ; Walter Ernest Tittle (American, 1883-1960) ; Levon West (American, 1900-1968) ; John W. Winkler (American, fl. 1918-1937) ; and George Hand Wright (American, 1872-1951). Title page in photocopy (reduced). Portfolio in navy, white cloth spine and corners, front cover decorated in gilt: contents loose as issued laid-in. Near fine [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Baghdad Sketches. With illustrations by E.N.Prescott. (INSCRIBED)

      The Times Press Ltd., Baghdad 1932, 1932, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, 1st Edition, Inscribed by Author(s). The correct first edition of the author's first book (not published in England for a further five years). A presentation copy, inscribed by the author: "To Rose [Young] and the 'Masters of the Harsin' / with happy memories of Kuwait / from Freya Stark Nov. 1932" and with the recipient's signature inked above the inscription. 8vo. 132pp. Red cloth with paper spine and title labels. With twelve plates featuring drawings by E.N.Proscott (the English edition included a selection of Stark's photographs and a map, none of which were included in this original edition). Cloth faded at backstrip and spine label a little tanned and chipped. Cloth a little marked and chafed in places and with a small bookworm hole to the upper board and twenty subsequent leaves and another small area of nibbling to the inner hinge impacting five subsequent leaves (damn those peckish Iraqi psocoptera!). A short tear and a little accompanying creasing to the lower margin of one plate, and a touch of spotting to several of the others. Quite a bright copy of an extremely uncommon book, even more so with the presentation inscription (Stark was an extremely reluctant signer of her books). Not issued with a dust wrapper. The print run of this edition is unknown, but probably limited to 500 copies - certainly Stark, who worked for the 'Baghdad Times' throughout 1932, received no payment until 500 copies were sold. Rose Young (later Lady Rose Young) was the wife of Major Sir Hubert Winthrop Young who, in 1932, was appointed the first Minister of Baghdad and published a sympathetic book, 'The Independent Arab' (1933), detailing his diplomatic and military time in the Middle East. Stark holidayed with the Youngs and Mrs. Julian Huxley in Kuwait in early 1932. "We had our dish of rice and sheep and ate it with our fingers (Mrs. Huxley not really enjoying it) . The Youngs are charming to be out with: so pleasant and pleased with little things like beetles or sunsets or food." - from a letter to her mother, Flora Stark.

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        Faraday's Diary, Being the Various Philosophical Notes of Experimental Investigation made by Michael Faraday during the years 1820 ¿ 1862 and Bequeathed by Him to the Royal Institution of Great Britain.

      G. Bell and Sons, Ltd. 1932 - Complete in 8 volumes including index. Quarto full blue cloth lettered in gilt. Spines just slightly faded, else a fine set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Light in August

      Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1932 A fine first edition in a fine dust jacket, with the original glassine jacket with a few small chips but remarkably intact for such a rare and fragile covering. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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        et Resp. Lucae, complectens Ducatus Urbini, Spoleti, Braciani et Castri Marchion. Anconae, Urbis ditiones Romam fecerunt et editerunt Gerardus et Leonardus Valck. Altkolor. Kupferstich von Gerhard und Leonhard Valk, Amsterdam. Mit Meilenanzeiger und Legende. Um 1700. 50,8 : 59,8 cm (Blattgröße).

      - Zeigt Mittelitalien mit Rom, Teile der Insel Korsika und Istrien. Kräftiger Druck mit farbfrischem Kolorit. - Althinterlegter Mittelfalz, mit schmalem Rand. - *** 84 Jahre Antiquariat Arno Adler (1932-2016) ***

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        Brave New World - Signed Limited Edition

      New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc, 1932. Signed Limited Edition. Like New. Signed limited edition. One of 250 deluxe copies, signed by the author and printed prior to the first trade edition in America. Fine, with faint rubbing to bottom corners. Gilt stamping is sharp, and very bright. A rather stunning example.

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        WOMAN FRIDAY

      Herbert Jenkins, London 1932 - The original dustjacket accompanies this book. Designed by Philip Simmonds. The original price was 3/6 net which you can see on the spine. A small price reduced label has been placed above this on the spine for 1/- net. Few small chips round the extremities have been repaired with colour like paper on the rear. Few small closed edge tears and creasing. Soiled to the lighter areas. Now housed in a removable archival sleeve. Red cloth with black lettering and decoration to the spine and front board. Herbert Jenkins Colophon to the rear board. Spine has lightened in comparison to the boards. Minor bumping to edges; otherwise a wonderful condition. Remains firmly bound to inner page block. The 247 pages are clean throughout, with only very minimal light foxing and all pages are tightly bound. - END - Our orders are shipped within 1 or 2 business days. - Thanks for your interest and I hope you like the book enough to buy it. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Murders in the Rue Morgue and Other Tales of Horror

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1932. Fine copy of horror classic. With 6 movie stills, and scene endpages. Presented by Carl Laemmle. Dust Jacket art by Mach-Tey. Some edgewear at folds, a chip top corner, a short tear, none affecting art, some red ink stains to rear cover. Red cloth book is just about perfect. More photos are available. In mylar protecting the scarce dustjacket.. Illus. by Illustrated with Scenes from the Universal Photoplay. Horror. Photoplay Edition.. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good.

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        THE MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE And Other Tales of Horror

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust jacket. First Edition of the photoplay edition. No date, circa 1932. Ilustrated with scenes from the Universal film, which starred, inevitably, Bela Lugosi. This is the best example of this volume we have ever seen. No owner names or markings. A very clean tight copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 315 pages .

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