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        URSS en Construction,

      1932. PIATAKOV,G (Editor). URSS en Construction. 15th Year Number 8.[32] pp. Illustrated with a plethora of Russian photomontage images throughout. Folio, 415 x 300 mm, bound in original wrappers. Moscow: Editions d'Etat des Beaux-Arts, 1932.A fine copy of one of a typical issue of this landmark periodical, this one devoted to the State Railways.As Martin Parr says "from 1930-1940 URSS en Construction employed the best Soviet photo-journalists and graphic designers. Amongst the photographers were Max Alpert, Arkadi Shaikhet, Georgi Zeima, Boris Ignatovich, Semen Fridland and Georgi Shaikhet. Designers included El Lissitzky, Sophie Kueppers, Aleksandr Rodchenko and Varvara Stepanova, and Nikolai Troshin who designed this issue and over forty others. All the visual strategies of the propaganda photobooks, designed by Lissitzky, Rodchenko and others -- the elaborate photomontages, innovative photography, fold-out pages, transparent overlays and so on -- were developed in URSS en Construction, one of the most beautifully produced magazines of the twentieth century." It was published in Russian, French, English and German. This is the French version. In fine condition.Parr and Badger, The Photobook I, 148-149.

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        Sidelights On New London and Newer York and Other Essays

      Dodd,Mead & Company, 1932, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, First Edition, Signed by AuthorSize: 8vo - over 6 ?" - 9?" Tall, This is a Very Good Copy of this Book in the original mustard coloured boards with dark brown title lettering to spine and upper cover.No dust-jacket.This copy has been SIGNED by G.K. Chesterton on the title page and is NOT inscribed to anyone but simply flat SIGNED.There is sonme spotting and age tone marks to the outer boards but nothing untoward,with one or two thumb type marks to the edge of the front endpaper.Contents internally generally appear clean and without inner marks or page foldings to corners etc.No dust-jacket.The book has a firm binding with no hinge weakness and there is NO leaning to spine.Certainly a SCARCE signed title and one for the collector,8vo 261pp First US Edition 1st Impression

      [Bookseller: Richard Thornton Books]
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        Words for Music Perhaps and Other Poems

      Dublin: The Cuala Press, 1932. First edition, one of 450 copies printed. xvi, 48 pp. "Sword of light" device by AE on p. iii. 1 vols. 8vo. Blue paper boards, linen spine, with printed paper label. Mint copy. With the John Farleigh wood-engraved bookplate of WILLIAM MAXWELL. In blue cloth clamshell box. First edition, one of 450 copies printed. xvi, 48 pp. "Sword of light" device by AE on p. iii. 1 vols. 8vo. Mint Copy, from the Library of William Maxwell. A beautiful copy of this important Yeats compilation, with some of his greatest mature work: ("Byzantium". "Coole Park", "Coole Park and Ballylee", the Crazy Jane series, etc A particularly touching and important association copy. William Maxwell, novelist and fiction editor for THE NEW YORKER for 40 years, took the title and epigraph for his 1937 novel, THEY CAME LIKE SWALLOWS, from Yeats' "Coole Park, 1929": "They came like swallows and like swallows went, "And yet a woman's powerful character "Could keep a Swallow to its first intent ..."

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Portrait of Babe Ruth

      [New York?], 1932. Pencil, pen and ink on artist's board, signed lower right by the artist ("Slanuzto"?). 15-3/4 x 17-1/2 inches (Irregular). Framed. Pencil, pen and ink on artist's board, signed lower right by the artist ("Slanuzto"?). 15-3/4 x 17-1/2 inches (Irregular). The cartoon depicting the head of Babe Ruth descending from a cloud, with ticker-tape machine spitting out Ruth's yearly batting averages, beside a "Gus Hemmingway Fan" reading the May 19th quotations at lower right. Beside his portrait is the ink inscription: "To my Pal Hal Stevens Sincerely Babe Ruth." Caterer Harry M. Stevens, born in Derby, England in 1855, emigrated to the United States in the 1880s, and introduced the hot dog at a baseball game at the Polo Grounds in 1907. Clearly, his relationship with Babe Ruth - a legendary lover of hot dogs - was close. After a long and successful career as a concessionaire, Stevens died in 1934, and in 1996, 166 items of his baseball memorabilia were auctioned off in New York. Among these was a photograph of Babe Ruth, estranged from his parents from childhood, hitting his 60th home run. The photo was inscribed: "To my second dad Harry M Stevens from Babe Ruth, December 25th 1927." A magnificent - and quintessentially American - association item.

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        Home Movies and Home Talkies Official Organ of the Instittute of Amateur Cinematographers Ltd

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

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        DICK TRACY (THE ADVENTURES OF)

      1932. GOLD, CHESTER. DICK TRACY (THE ADVENTURES OF). Racine Wisconsin: Whitman Publishing Co., 1932. 4" x 4 3/8"x 1 5/8". First Big Little Book to be published. Dick Tracy debuted as a daily strip in the Detroit Mirror on October 4, 1931. This book is a reprint for the second month of the daily strip. November 19 through December 28, 1931 and April 12 through May 24, 1932. According to the entry for this book in: (Big Little Book Club #GW2 707.), this book only had one press run. The measurements vary slightly from that descibed in the BLBC reference their's being 3 3/8" by 4 3/8" x 1 1/2". This is an exceptionally fresh, clean copy with just a little rubbing at the corners and a tiny crack at the top edge of the spine.

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        The Gold Comfit Box. A Clubfoot Story

      London: Hodder & Stoughton Limited,, [1932]. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black. With the dust jacket. Slightly rubbed at extremities, spine a little faded, faint partial tanning to free endpapers. An excellent copy in the rubbed, nicked, and creased jacket. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        DORMID CON LAS VENTANAS ABIERTAS

      G. Reunidas 1932 - Soporte: Entelado/On linen. Localidad: Madrid. Tamaño del cartel: 61x85

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        Autograph letter signed.

      [Nemchinovk], 28. IV. 1932. - 8vo. 1 p. In red ink. Together with an autogr. postscript on a separate sheet (65:92 mm) and a letter from his daughter Una (small 4to, 1 p). In Russian, to his third wife, Natalja, regarding the financial straits bothering him, and outrageously high prices for a dacha: "[.] I expected to hand off my work on April 20, or 21, get my money on the 22th, but I haven't received anything up till now, all my money is spent, Moscow is suffering from hunger, a meal in a restaurant adds up to 6 rubles. By trying to get a cheaper one for 3 rubles 50 kopeks, I got sick with an upset stomach which lasted almost two days. Another story: My left leg hurts badly, the bones hurt so much that I can not lie on the left side [.] All food rationing cards were withdrawn from housewives in Moscow. All of them were replaced, which, actually, is not that bad since there is nothing to buy at all [.]" (transl.). - Some paper loss to the lower left border, not touching text. Malewitsch über sich. Zeitgenossen über Malewitsch. Briefe. Dokumente. Erinnerungen. Kritik. Bd. 1, Moskau 2004, Nr. 33.

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        Persian Gulf. Shatt Al Arab [5 sheets].

      London, published at the Admiralty, 1932. - Sheet 1: 1030 x 700 mm; sheet 2: 1220 x 710 mm; sheet 3: 1030 x 700 mm; sheet 4: 1030 x 700 mm; sheet 5: 1220 x 710 mm. Scale 1:25,000. Nautical chart of Shatt Al Arab on 5 sheets: sheet 1 showing the "Entrance to Shatt Al Arab", sheet 2 showing the "Inner Bar to Kabda Point", sheet 3 showing "Kabda Point to Abadan" with an inset map of Abadan, sheet 4 showing "Abadan to Tuwaila Island" with an inset map of Mohammerah Bar, and sheet 5 showing "Tuwaila Island to Coal Island" with an inset map of Basra and Ma'qil. Engraved chart, including tidal information, compass roses, soundings, seabed notations, currents, sandbanks, shoals, lighthouses and beacons picked out in yellow and red, inland elevations, detailing and buildings. First published in 1907, revised in 1932. Signs of contemporary use, with several pencil markings. Folded.

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        A l'ombre des Platanes -

      Librairie Raymond Picquot 1932 -, Bordeaux - 1 volume. In-4 181 pp. Reliure demi-basane marron. Dos à 4 nerfs sautés avec pièce de titre et d'auteur de maroquin bordeaux. Couverture couleurs conservée. Intérieur très propre. Avec de jolies illustrations dans le texte et un beau frontispice. En bon état. Préface de Francis Jammes. Dessins et Aquarelles de l'auteur. TIRAGE LIMITE. Un des 700 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin teinté Aussedat. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Super-Gangster (First Edition)

      New York: The Macaulay Company, 1932. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Black cloth over boards, title and decorations stamped in green onto upper board and spine, top edge stained green, 12mo (7-3/8 inches tall), pp. 254, (2) ads. Volume with spine ends softened, a couple of small holes to front hinge/joint and a few tiny spots of foxing to fore-edge of last few leaves. Unclipped DJ with light edge wear and rubs. Author's second mystery novel. Displaying very effectively, some of the most vivid and "in your face!" dust jacket artwork of it's time, signed "C.S." at the bottom of the front panel. As George Salter, the famous artist and dust jacket designer said ". ..a great number of jackets, too similar in style, will cancel each other out." There is certainly no danger of this unsophisticated - and very singular jacket design - ever being canceled out. Ref. Hubin (1994), p. 257; Heller, p.18.

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        Deutsche Krieger aller Zeiten

      ohne Verlagsangabe 1932 - komplett mit allen 240 eingeklebten Bildern, paperback, geprägter Deckel, Querformat 29 x 22 cm guter Zustand de 48 S. 1001 g

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        Collection of 32 items by Fred B. Millett, many signed, dating from the 1930s-1970s, 31 booklets + 1 offprint--But Shadows, Sea-Scape, Whitehead, Charles Read Baskervill, Ex-Anglia, De Studiis, The Sacred Tree, Chicago Elegies, The Critical Process, Day Book, Edith Rickert, "Over Home", 220 Wesleyan Station, 1918, The Study of Literature and Its Values, "The Village", Pea-Green Freshman, "Gay Young Sophomore", "Jolly Junior", "Grave Old Senoir", "The Year Fourteen", Graduate Student I, Graduate Student II, Student-at-Arms, From the Mill House Journal 1960, Slightly Manic, A Small Liberal Arts College, Two Tributes--The Death of Lawrence, I Call on Frieda, Three Worlds, Octogenarian, Letters from California, + The Vigilantes (offprint)

      Various. 1932-1973. First printing. Paperback. Very Good. A nice collection of Millet booklets + 1 offprint, with a date range of 1932-1973. Various publishers--the first 6 appear to be self-published, the next 4 were done by James D. Young (of Middletown, CT), then the majority were put out by Washington Street Press (of Whitman, MA). All in this collection are staple-bound softcovers, Very Good to Near Fine books, all appear to have a small stamp or two to towards the back of the book, some have a small, erasable pencil-notation on the verso of the titlepage. Many of these are inscribed by Fred B. Millet on the inside of the front cover. Nice uncommon collection of an academic's memories and remembrances. Please contact us with any questions.

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        Brave New World

      London: Chatto & Windus,, 1932. Octavo. Original yellow cloth, titles to spine gilt on blue, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Spine lightly sunned, internally fine; an excellent copy. Signed limited edition. This is number 154 of 314 copies of the first edition, specially bound and signed by the author.

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        T'ung - Su des Ceu-Tsi mit Cu-Hi's Commentare. Chinesisch mit mandschuischer und deutscher Übersetzun und Anmerkungen. Herausgegeben von W. Grube (Kap. 1-20), W. Eichhorn (Kap. 21-40).

      Leipzig, Verlag Asia Major GmbH, 1932.. 8°, Leinen. XVI, 173 u. (2). Leinen mit vergold. Titel auf V-Deckel u. Rücken. Einband an Kanten leicht rissig, Buchblock leicht locker, innen vereinzelt Notizen v. Bleistift, insgesamt noch ordentliches u. seltenes Exemplar.

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        Super-Gangster (First Edition)

      The Macaulay Company (1932), New York - Black cloth over boards, title and decorations stamped in green onto upper board and spine, top edge stained green, 12mo (7-3/8 inches tall), pp. 254, (2) ads. Volume with spine ends softened, a couple of small holes to front hinge/joint and a few tiny spots of foxing to fore-edge of last few leaves. Unclipped DJ with light edge wear and rubs. Author's second mystery novel. Displaying very effectively, some of the most vivid and "in your face!" dust jacket artwork of it's time, signed "C.S." at the bottom of the front panel. As George Salter, the famous artist and dust jacket designer said ". .a great number of jackets, too similar in style, will cancel each other out." There is certainly no danger of this unsophisticated - and very singular jacket design - ever being canceled out. Ref. Hubin (1994), p. 257; Heller, p.18. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Beauty of Flight

      New York: John Day Company [1932] - First Edition. Quarto. SIGNED by Manfred Curry. A collection of 100 black-and-white, sepia, and duotone gravures depicting clouds and airplanes in flight, forming a de facto study of the skies. Includes images by J. Gaberell, A. Stöcker, H. Eckert, and Alfred G. Buckham, among other photographers, compiled by Curry. With an introductory text by Curry and a foreword by Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd. Exceptional layout, design, printing, and imagery. Deserves a wider audience. Leather rubbed at the spine ends, else near fine in quarter-leather over buckram boards, housed in the original publisher's very good slipcase (little stained, edgeworn, with a few small splits). A bea [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Wild Pilgrimage. A Novel in Woodcuts

      1932. WARD, Lynd. Wild Pilgrimage. A Novel in Woodcuts. Unpaginated. Illustrated with 99 woodcuts, 40 in terra cotta and 50 in black. 4to., bound in original cloth with paper labels on spine and front cover. New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1932. Lynd Ward was the American counterpart to Frans Masereel making books without texts, and in his case creating a series of "novels without words." A fine copy of Ward's masterpiece, without the rarely encountered dust-jacket, but signed by Ward on the half-title. Johnson, Artists' Books in the Modern Era 1870-2000, 110.

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        Thoughts and Adventures.

      London: Thornton Butterworth, 1932 - Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in burgundy morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, rule to boards, signature block to front board, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Some foxing and toning to prelims, an excellent copy in a fine binding. Illustrated with photographic frontispiece, several cartoons. First edition, first impression. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Adelphi Quartos

      London: Wishart & Co.,, 1932. [The Appreciation of Architecture; Scrutiny of Cinema; Theatre Prospect.] 3 volumes, quarto. Original quarter cloth over patterned paper or cloth boards with Curwen designs by Paul Nash, spines gilt. With the original printed glassine dust jackets. Illustrated throughout by drawing and half tone photographic reproductions. Some very minor spotting to the occasional page but lovely copies each in the rare printed tissue dust jacket. Jackets nibbled a bit at the edges with the odd tear and the odd chip. No loss of text no serious wear at all. An exceptional set. First editions. These were intended to be the first in a series of more or less radical studies published by the extraordinary Wishart. However, three was the whole extent of the noble endeavour. Each one of these titles is scarce in dust jacket; to find a complete set is uncommon indeed.

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        Carte postale autographe signee et illustree adressee a son ami l'ecrivain Marcel Lecomte.

      [Bruxelles, aout 1932].. 1 p. in-8. Photo jointe.. "Mon cher ami, J'ai ete empeche au dernier moment. Veuille bien me faire signe des que tu seras de retour. Je suppose que ceci te ressemblera un peu a ce moment. (Dessin de Magritte) A bientot et amities / Magritte". - Magritte imagine Lecomte marchant a reculons lors de son arrivee a la gare du Midi (Bruxelles, Belgique) avec son eternel ballot de livres sous le bras. Photo jointe. - Cette carte est reproduite su la jaquette des Poesies completes de Lecomte (Paris, La Difference, 2009). - Provenance : Le peintre Lou Gerardy (demi-soeur de la romanciere Beatrix Beck), maitresse du poete.

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        URSS en Construction, 13th Year Numbers 10-11

      1932. TROSHIN, N.S. URSS en Construction. Magnitostroi Number. (Le Geant et son Constructeur). M. Alpert and A. Smolian. [36] pp. Illustrated with Russian photomontage images throughout. Folio, 415 x 300 mm, bound in original illustrated wrappers, preserved in a recent grey cloth box. Moscow: Editions d'Etat des Beaux-Arts, January 1932. |~||~||~||~||~| A fine copy of one of the classic issues of this landmark periodical, this one on the new industrial complex of Magnitogorsk. As Martin Parr says, "from 1930-1940 URSS en Construction employed the best Soviet photo-journalists and graphic designers. Amongst the photographers were Max Alpert, Arkadi Shaikhet, Georgi Zeima, Boris Ignatovich, Semen Fridland and Georgi Shaikhet. Designers included El Lissitzky, Sophie Kueppers, Aleksandr Rodchenko and Varvara Stepanova, and Nikolai Troshin who designed this issue and over forty others. All the visual strategies of the propaganda photobooks, designed by Lissitzky, Rodchenko and others -- the elaborate photomontages, innovative photography, fold-out pages, transparent overlays and so on -- were developed in URSS en Construction, one of the most beautifully produced magazines of the twentieth century." It was published in Russian, French, English and German. This is the French version. In fine condition. Parr and Badger, The Photobook I, 148-149.

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        URSS en Construction, L'Aviation Sovietique Civile

      1932. SEMIONOVA, E. URSS en Construction. L'Aviation Soviétique Civile. 15th Year Number 6. [34] pp. Illustrated with a plethora of Russian photomontage images throughout. Folio, 415 x 300 mm, bound in original wrappers. Moscow: Editions d'Etat des Beaux-Arts, 1932. |~||~||~||~||~| A fine copy of one a typical issue of this landmark periodical, this one devoted to Soviet civil aviation. As Martin Parr says "from 1930-1940 URSS en Construction employed the best Soviet photo-journalists and graphic designers. Amongst the photographers were Max Alpert, Arkadi Shaikhet, Georgi Zeima, Boris Ignatovich, Semen Fridland and Georgi Shaikhet. Designers included El Lissitzky, Sophie Kueppers, Aleksandr Rodchenko and Varvara Stepanova, and Nikolai Troshin who designed this issue and over forty others. All the visual strategies of the propaganda photobooks, designed by Lissitzky, Rodchenko and others -- the elaborate photomontages, innovative photography, fold-out pages, transparent overlays and so on -- were developed in URSS en Construction, one of the most beautifully produced magazines of the twentieth century." It was published in Russian, French, English and German. This is the French version. In fine condition. Parr and Badger, The Photobook I, 148-149.

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        URSS en Construction,

      1932. PIATAKOV,G (Editor). URSS en Construction. 15th Year Number 8. [32] pp. Illustrated with a plethora of Russian photomontage images throughout. Folio, 415 x 300 mm, bound in original wrappers. Moscow: Editions d'Etat des Beaux-Arts, 1932. |~||~||~||~||~| A fine copy of one of a typical issue of this landmark periodical, this one devoted to the State Railways. As Martin Parr says "from 1930-1940 URSS en Construction employed the best Soviet photo-journalists and graphic designers. Amongst the photographers were Max Alpert, Arkadi Shaikhet, Georgi Zeima, Boris Ignatovich, Semen Fridland and Georgi Shaikhet. Designers included El Lissitzky, Sophie Kueppers, Aleksandr Rodchenko and Varvara Stepanova, and Nikolai Troshin who designed this issue and over forty others. All the visual strategies of the propaganda photobooks, designed by Lissitzky, Rodchenko and others -- the elaborate photomontages, innovative photography, fold-out pages, transparent overlays and so on -- were developed in URSS en Construction, one of the most beautifully produced magazines of the twentieth century." It was published in Russian, French, English and German. This is the French version. In fine condition. Parr and Badger, The Photobook I, 148-149.

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        Buddenbrooks Verfall einer Familie

      Bln., Fischer o. J.. 8011.-850. Tsd. 728 S., 4 Bll. OLn. Einbd. fleckig. Namenszug am Vortit. Erste Bll. wasserrandig. Mit eh., vierzeil. Widmung Th. Manns a. d. ersten Vortitelbl., dat. 1932.

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        The History of the Texas League of Professional Baseball Clubs

      The Texas Baseball League, (Dallas) 1932 - First edition, (followed by a heavily revised 1951 edition), hardcover issue (simultaneous with a wrappered issue). Red cloth titled in black. 240pp. Owner's name on the front pastedown, corners a little bumped, a nice, very good copy. All copies of the first edition are scarce, the hardcover issue especially so. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Alice in Wonderland

      1932. CARROLL, Lewis. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Through the Looking Glass. [4], xi, [3], 182, [4]; xxii, [8], 211, [5] pp. Two volumes. With illustrations by John Tenniel. 8vo., each volume bound in recent deluxe full morocco. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1932, 1935. |~||~||~||~| Limited Edition of 1500 copies, with Alice's Adventures in Wonderland SIGNED by the original Alice, "Alice Hargreaves." The Tenniel illustrations have been re-engraved from the originals especially for this edition by Frederic Warde. Printed at the Printing House of William Edwin Rudge. Typography by Frederic Warde. Alice instantly became a classic and has survived as one of the great books of literature for the simple reason that Carroll's world of nonsense had strange and complex relations with the world of sense. Alice has not only fascinated young readers, but some of the most sophisticated intellects of our time, including Edmund Wilson, W.H. Auden, Virginia Woolf, Alfred Whitehead and Bertrand Russell. Fine copies. LEC 36, 65.

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        Judge Walter B. Beals four hand-made "booklets" collection

      1932. 1st Edition. Self-cover. Good. Four hand-made "booklets" on old vellum made by Judge Walter B Beals. The judge had asked several authors to write a piece on 17th Century vellum, after which he made them into little booklets himself. Overall condition of the hand-written vellum is weak , otherwise condition is very good. This collection consists of the following four people:BELLOC, Hilaire (Joseph Pierre René) [1870-1953]11-3/4 x 9-1/2 inches, 20pp including blanks and self-cover. Dated 1930 Autographed manuscript poem signed dated; inscribed to Judge Walter B BealsBOTTOMLEY, Gordon [1874-1948]11-1/2 x 9 inches, 28pp including blanks and self-cover. Dated 1932Autograph manuscript poem signed and dated (unpublished poem?)DRINKWATER, John [1885-1940]9-1/2 x 7 inches, 20pp including blanks and self-cover. Dated 1930Now in these fairy lands autograph manuscript poem signed, together with a letter signedWOLFE, Humbert [1885-1940]10-1/2 x 8-1/2 inches, 20pp including blanks and self-cover. Dated 1930Chinese proverb, signed and dated, as well as a signed letter; written and inscribed to Judge Walter B Beals Beals was an avid collector of books, manuscripts, and autographs. Beals frequently bound these materials into albums. In his time, Beals was considered the greatest private collector of manuscripts and books in the Pacific Northwest. Walter Burges Beals (1876-1960) had a distinguished career as an attorney, army officer, and judge, Beals served as a military officer in France during World War I and afterwards helped to organize and found the American Legion. He may be best know internationally as the Presiding Judge at the International Military Tribunal I, 1946-1947 (trial of 23 Nazi doctors in Nuremberg).

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        SELECTED ESSAYS 1917 - 1932

      Faber & Faber (1932), London - Bound in full blue vellum. Gallup A21.b. Copy #47 of only 115 copies SIGNED by the author. Bookplate on front pastedown; postage stamp of Eliot tipped to front endpaper. A much nicer than usual copy with the vellum maintaining a rich blue color and the spine only mildly faded with some discoloration at the heel not affecting the gilt lettering. Just about Fine in remnants of original glassine and scarce in this condition [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        National Electrical Code Handbook

      MCGRAW-HILL, NY 1932 - stated first edition (rare); bright gold gilt lettering on cover & spine, illustrated endpages, small blank bookplate on rear of front endpaper, very light wear, indexed by subject and reference to code articles, and previous owners name in pen on endpages. DATE PUBLISHED: 1932 EDITION: FIRST ED 473 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Les joies du sport

      First edition, one of 600 numbered copies on vellum Marais ours unjustified, only 35 draw with Japan and 115 Madagascar.Bound in half roan hazel wedge back with four nerves with a gold central floral motif, marbled paper plates, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, blankets kept a clear wetting affectantl a wafer head without gravity not affect the text.Illustrated book of 45 original lithographs in colors Milivoj Uzelac.Literary contributions of J. Ajalbert "" Automotive "," R. Maran "" Rugby "," CH Hirsch "" Fencing "," P. Wolf "" Boxing "", J. Prevost "" The launch weight "," Bernard T. "" Track cycling "," H. Duvernois "" Golf "," F. Divoire "" Hockey "" R. Dieudonné "" Hunting "" H. Montherlant "" Bullfighting "" ...Beautiful and rare example. Aux éditions d'art Paris 1932 31x41,5cm relié

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        Voyage au bout de la nuit

      Edition running on well with all the features of the first printing paper. Back slightly irradiated head and foot, a clear marginal wetting without gravity on the first book. Denoël & Steele Paris 1932 12x19cm broché

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        Les vases communicants

      First Edition, one of 2000 copies on vellum Omnia, one draw with 25 japan, copies of our press service unnumbered. Autograph signed by the author Pierre Lagarde. Cover art by Max Ernst. Dos and flat marginally imaged, full copy of the prayer insert. Editions des Cahiers Libres Paris 1932 14x18,5cm broché

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        Le clavecin de Diderot

      Edition of current paper. Precious autograph signed by the author Colette. Spine faded as generally two small tears stuck back in the top and bottom of a joint, a slip badly cut by the dedicatee with light marginal gaps. Editions surréalistes Paris 1932 12x19cm broché

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        Oeuvres

      Edition enriched with many decorative ornaments as well as 309 original color illustrations of Andre-Edouard Marty including 12 frontispieces, one of 50 numbered copies on Japan, deluxe edition.Like all copies of the deluxe edition, ours is complete, for each volume, its double suite in black and color illustrations.Dos passed as generally, if not all pleasant. H. Piazza Paris 1932-1936 13x19,5cm 12 volumes brochés sous étuis

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        De minuit à sept heures

      Original edition Bound in brown half shagreen, back with five nerves decorated with gilded finials, some traces of friction on the jaws, and contreplats guards lined handmade paper, preserved covers, binding of the time. Beautiful and rare autograph signed by the author Paulette Rouyer. Pierre Lafitte Paris (1932) 12,5x18,5cm relié

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        Astrolabes of the World Based upon the Series of Instruments in the Lewis Evans Collection in the Old Ashmolean Museum at Oxford, with Notes on Astrolabes in the Collections of the British Museum, Science Museum, Sir J. Findlay, Mr. S. V. Hoffman, The Mensing Collection, and in Other Public and Private Collections

      Oxford: At the University Press, 1932. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine. First Edition. Vol 1: xvii, [1 blank], [2], iii, [1 blank], 304 [2] pages plus LXVIII plates. Vol 2: viii, [305]-609 pages plus plates. 9 1/4 x 11 3/4 inches. Original tan cloth with gilt embossed decoration of instrument on front cover. Volumes sound, noting outer hinge paper is starting in Volume 1, and is cracked in Volume 2 showing the webbing. Spines sun darkened, corners bumped. Generally bright and clean internally, noting occasional foxing (mostly to first and last few pages). Cloth. "Robert William Theodore Gunther (23 August 1869 - 9 March 1940) was a historian of science, zoologist, and founder of the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford." John Farquhar Fulton (the previous owner) was also a Historian of Science, and President of the History of Science Society from 1947-50. (wikipedia) Vol 1 has a review from the journal Nature tipped in (June 10, 1933, p 819) signed in print with initials JKF, noting various errors in the book and wishing more research had been done before publication. Folded page laid in with a few manuscript notations (probably the reviewer's notes given the similarities). Previous owner bookplate John Farquhar Fulton (Historian of Science) on pastedown in each volume. We suspect that "JKF"in the review was a thinly disguised attempt to avoid using Fulton's initials - the review although very detailed doesn't recognize the text's strengths(beyond binding and photography) but rather resorts to scholarly attempts to discredit the author. Even given the review, the text is still a standard reference in the field, essential for astrolabe collectors and institutional collections, covering a prodigious amount of material. Only 250 sets were produced. Illustrations in this first edition set are superior to the 1976 single volume reprint done by Holland Press. From Nature review: "The Oxford University Press has produced for Dr. Gunther two sumptuous volumes. The binding is elegant, the paper is good, the print, except in the facsimile of Morley's description of a planispheric astrolabe, is clear, and the numerous photographic plates are exceedingly beautiful; these number no less than 153 in addition to 217 figures...

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        Art Forms in Nature. Second Series. Examples from the Plant World Photographed Direct from Nature

      A. Zwemmer. Hardcover. B005KN1EVQ 1932 A. Zwemmer, First Edition. Includes 120 plates of photographs in black & white. This hardcover copy has light ex-library markings along the spine (paper label), outer edges of text (stamp) and copyright page (minor notation in pencil). There is a donation bookplate affixed to the front paste down endpaper. The text is unmarked and the binding is intact, although the front hinge is beginning to split. 100% customer satisfaction guaranteed. We process and ship orders daily, securely and with delivery confirmation. . Fair. 1932-01-01. First UK.

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