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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.

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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 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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        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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        Tobacco Road (Signed By CAST of Tabacco Road) and Author

      Charles Scribner's Sons 1932 - First Edition with Scribner's Seal and Scribner's A on copyright page. Burnt orangy/brown boards with gold gilt on upper boards and spine. Author's inscription is tipped in and the cast of Tobacco Road has inscribed and signed also. In researching this I understand that the Marion Wilson Waldrip (whom this book is inscribed to) was a frequent attendee of this play and always was invited back stage to talk with the cast members. He was said to have seen this play so many times that he had rubbed an indentation with his cane in the wood floor where he was sitting. Some of the cast members that inscribed and signed this book were: Howard Banks, who played Capt. Tim. Dick Lee, (Henry Peabody) ; Henry Hull, Leon Ames, Ada Sester, Priscilla Knowles and others. Of course Erskin Caldwell also has signed a tipped in paper to: Marion Wilson Waldrip. This is a lovely copy in very nice condition. I am always happy to send detailed photographs to serious buyers. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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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

      William Morrow & Company, 1932., New York - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        Cold Comfort Farm ( With The Original First Issue Wrapper )

      The First UK printing published by Longmans in 1932.The BOOK is in VERY GOOD++ condition.Light pushing to the spine ends with a tiny nick at the upper spine.Edges are lightly faded.Mild rubbing along spine folds.Toning to the text block but the pages remain clean.Free from erasures,inscriptions and markings. Light toning and spotting to the end papers as expected.A tight copy.The WRAPPER is complete and now presents in FINE condition.It is the correct first issue wrapper which has undergone restoration and repairs by a leading expert restorer: Rubbed areas,the lower third of the spine and the upper spine end have been restored and repaired (See image of original wrapper).It has also been cleaned.The wrapper now looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival cover.Housed in a custom solander box.The author's iconic first novel which established her reputation and which went on to win the literary Prix Femina Étranger. It has bequeathed a phrase that has passed into common usage: 'something nasty in the woodshed'. Extremely scarce as a first edition in wrapper - The first copy we have handled to date. More images available on request. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact.

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        Nancy Drew Mystery Stories: The Clue in the Diary

      Grosset & Dunlap, Inc., 1932 Near fine in a very good dust jacket. A true first printing, 1932 A-1. Lists Nancy Drew Titles up to Red Gate Farm on front flap. Back flap lists 11 Blythe Girls titles. Back panel lists Amy Marlowe Books for Girls. The only printing of this title to have blank end papers (no illustrations). There is also no mention of number sequence on inside dust jacket. In remarkable condition. Jacket has some chipping at the corners and spine ends; light soiling on the back panel. Book has very slight edge wear at bottom. Comes housed in a custom-made slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

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        Ulysses.

      Hamburg: The Odyssey Press, 1932 - Octavo. Original white cloth, titles to upper board and spine in red. With the original cellophane dust jacket, wraparound band, and card slipcase. Spine and endpapers slightly toned. An excellent copy in the rare cellophane dust jacket, wraparound band, and card slipcase. First Odyssey edition single volume issue, the first printing of Ulysses issued in cloth. Stuart Gilbert edited the text of this edition with help from Joyce, and it remains one of the key lifetime printings. A really beautiful copy, scarce in this condition with the cellophane jacket and wraparound band. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Baghdad Sketches. With twelve drawings by E.N.Prescott

      The Times Press Ltd., Baghdad, 1932, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition. 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).

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        Light in August

      Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1932 A fine first edition in a very good slightly spine faded jacket. First Printing stated on copyright page. First issue with Jefferson not Mottstown. Owner's name written on front free endpaper. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.

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        The Narrow Corner.

      London: William Heinemann Ltd,, 1932. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt, Maugham's sigil to front board black. With the dust jacket. An exceptional copy in the jacket with some nicks to spine ends and small tape repair to verso. First edition in book form, first impression. The Narrow Corner was first published serially in Hearst's International Magazine between October 1932 and January 1933.

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        Stammbuch des Alfred Herdina mit 39 eigenh. Eintragungen von u. a. Rosette Anday, Maria Eis, Otto Klemperer und Arnold Rosé.

      Verschiedene Orte, 1932/33. - 36 beschriebene SS. auf 34 Bll. Leinenband der Zeit mit Deckelprägung. 8vo. Das bei Konzerten und Konzertreisen geführte Stammbuch, in dem sich neben Gasteltern der Wiener Sängerknaben mehrheitlich Künstler der Wiener Staats- und Volksoper, des Konzerthauses und des Rundfunks finden, umfaßt Eintragungen von Schauspielern, Sängern, Komponisten und Musikern wie Rosette Anday, Louis Dité (mit eh. Notenzeile und unterlegtem Text "Auf einer grünen Wiese"), Maria Eis, Ferdinand Grossmann, Alfred Jerger, Oskar Jölli, Oswald Kabasta, Otto Klemperer, Anton Konrath, Georg Maikl, Josef Manowarda von Jana, Erika Rokyta, Arnold Rosé, Elisabeth Schumann und Franz Schütz. - Deckel und Kapitale etwas berieben; innen mit Ausnahme des an einer Stelle gelockerten Buchblocks in gutem Zustand; beiliegend ein Doppelblatt mit Noten und Text zu fünf Liedern. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Arts et Métiers Graphiques. Photo 1932.

      Paris, Arts et Metiers Graphiques 1932. 4°. 143 (2) Seiten. Mit sehr zahlreichen, meist ganzseitigen und z.T. farbigen Fototafeln, die meisten davon in Kupfertiefdruck. Typografisch illustr. Orig.-Spiralbindung. Deckel leicht berieben und bestoßen, minimal beschabt, insgesamt nur kleinere Gebrauchsspuren. Bedeutende Fotozeitschrift, in hervorragender Druckqualität, vergleichbar mit \"Das Deutsche Lichtbild\". Enthält Aufnahmen der besten Fotografen der dreissiger Jahre, z.B. von Bernice Abbott, Cecil Beaton, Aenne Biermann, Ilse Bing, L. Blok, Margaret Bourke-White, Marianne Breslauer, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Andreas Feininger, Hein Gorny, Gutschow, Florence Henri, Ewald Hoinkis, E. O. Hoppé, Hoyningen-Huene, Germaine, Krull, Helmar Lerski, Man Ray, Lee Miller, Munckacsi, George Platt-Lynes, Friedrich Seidenstücker, Umbo, Paul Unger, Edward Weston, Yva u.a. Wichtiges Schaufenster der internationalen Foto-Avantgarde. - Koetzle S. 48/49. Koelzer 18760. // First and only edition of the 1932 annual photography issue of Arts et Métiers Graphiques (AMG), one of the outstanding art journals of the age, published by Charles Peignot. This scarce issue features sumptuous heliogravures by such noted photographers as Abbott, Bourke-White, Cartier-Bresson, Lerski, Man Ray, Munkacsi and many others (see above), as well as articles by André Beucler and F. de Lanot and advertisements. - Original spiral binding, orange softcovers. As issued, without dust jacket. With over 100 b/w heliogravures and four full-color plates. Text in French. - Only light wear to covers (minor rubbing and scuffing to edges, slightly dusted), first text pages with minor discolouring near spiral binding, plates are fresh and clean. A near-fine copy of this scarce item. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Fotografie, Photography, Avantgarde, Fotobücher vor 1945, Fotografie 20er Jahre, Fotografie 30er Jahre, Fotozeitschriften, Frankreich, France, Französische Ausgaben, french editions

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        Repertoire du Gout Moderne. No.1.

      LEVY, Albert. Repertoire du Gout Moderne. No.1. Published by Editions Albert Levy, Paris, 1928. The first of five to be issued between 1928-1932. Loose as issued and in the original portfolios with ties. The 40 pochoir-colored plates by Saudé, many heightened with gold & silver, illustrate interior designs by contemporary French architects and designers including Djo-Bourgeois, E. Kohlmann, Francis Jourdain, Jean Luce and Maurice Matet. 323 x 250 mm. £0

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        Rain. A set of 13 original still photographs from the 1932 film.

      13 original 8 x 10 inch single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photographs from the 1932 Lewis Milestone film, based on Somerset Maugham's short story Miss Thompson which appeared in The Trembling of a Leaf (1921), and also John Colton and Clemence Randolph's subsequent play adaptation. The film starred Joan Crawford as a prostitute named Sadie who is temporarily stranded on a Pacific island and Walter Huston as a missionary who is torn between his desire to reform Sadie and his physical attraction to her. The story resolves in a manner faithful to Maugham's story with the missionary's suicide and Sadie's unapologetic return to her depraved lifestyle.

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        What I Really Wrote about the War.

      8vo., original green cloth. Spine sunned, ink stain on upper board, otherwise a very good copy. First US trade edition. Nancy Astor's copy with an inscription in her hand "Dearest G.B.S., Please sign for your slave, N.A" below which Shaw has written "It is all as true as ever, G. Bernard Shaw. Ayot Saint Lawrence 26 April 1947." Despite politcal differences Bernard Shaw and Nancy Astor were close friends for many years. Shaw described Nancy as "a unique and amusing phenomenon" and said that their friendship began almost instantly upon meeting; "in ten minutes we were as thick as thieves." Their correspondence shows a depth of humour. Whether Shaw's comment in his inscription refers to the content of the book or to Astor's description of herself as his slave is not totally clear.

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        Sister Anne.

      Philadelphia: David McKay Company,, 1932. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles and decoration to spine gilt, top edge yellow. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece and 12 illustrations by Katherine Sturges. Spine gently rolled, some spots to spine panel, contents a little toned. An excellent copy in the jacket with faded spine and some chips to extremities. First edition, second issue. With the frontispiece opposite the title page (it was first published incorrectly opposite p. 7).

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        Les Amies - Filles

      Paris: Philippe Gonin, 1932. Ed. numérotée. En cahiers sous chemise titrée. Très bon. Jean Berque. Signé par l'artiste et l'éditeur. In-4. 54 pages. Sous chemise et étui. Un des trente exemplaires comportant une suite de huit planches inédites et un dessin original. Complet des 35 lithographies en sanguine. (Monod, 11065).

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        Le clavecin de Diderot

      Edition 200 numbered copies printed on light green paper, ours unjustified. Binding half box taupe, smooth back, as palladium, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats blue-gray paper, blankets and quilted back preserved, gilt, signed binding Goy P. & C. Vilaine. Signed autograph of René Crevel in English Boom: "For Boom That book writed in Davos, gived in Paris, with my affections in every hand René.." Copy pleasantly established. Editions Surréalistes Paris 1932 11,5x18,5cm relié

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        Addresses of Abraham Lincoln. Together with: Extracts from the Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge; Washington, His Farewell Address

      Kingsport, TN: Kingsport Press, 1932. 141; 129; 142pp. The Lincoln is one of 125 special edition copies printed for members of the American Institute of Graphic Arts. These scarce little tomes were initially published as an exercise of the Training Division of the Kingsport Press. Bondy makes special note of the complicated process by which they were printed, saying that "it is of interest to note the printing history of these marvels of superior miniature book production." This many-step process included setting full-sized type, photo-reducing the printed sheets, and creating zinc linecuts, which were then used to make the nickel electrotype plates from which the books were printed. The final, miniature-sized pages were folded on two very small machines specially designed by workers at the Press. The three books are bound in gilt-stamped leathers of various colors. A.e.g. Miniature bookplate of previous owner in Lincoln and Coolidge; Washington has ink inscription on front paste-down and two small stamps on front flyleaf; very faint fading to spine and note in ink on front flyleaf of Coolidge; else a fine set, hard to find together. (Bondy 144; Spielmann 103, 297, 508; Welsh 4409, 2023; see photograph, Bromer/Edison, p. 159). (7/8 by 5/8; 22x16mm).

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        Topper Takes a Trip.

      New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.,, 1932. Octavo. Original red cloth, title to spine gilt, motif to front cover blind, top edge red. With the dust jacket. Ownership signature to front free endpaper. An excellent, fresh copy in the jacket with some chips and short closed tears to extremities. First edition, first printing of the sequel to the 1926 novel, Topper. It was the basis for the 1938 film of the same name, starring Constance Bennett, Roland Young, Billie Burke and Alan Mowbray.

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        Fairy Tales by Hans Andersen

      1932 with no additional printings listed. Fine book in very good dust jacket - protected in removeable mylar cover. Book is bright and clean with all illustrations and pictorial endpapers. Red cloth cover is bright and clean with gold title.  Original Publisher's box is included and shows some need of repair. Is complete, but corners are loose on all four sides of top and one side of bottom. Bottom label is intact. Packed securely, shipped next day!

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