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        Sigmund Freud: Sbornik psychoanalytickych praci - Vydal komitet pro zasazeni pametni desky Prof. Dru SIGMUNDU FREUDOVI na jeho rodném domku v Pribore, k jeho 75. narozeninàm / Proceedings psychoanalytic work - Issued by the Committee the commemorative plate of PROF. Dr. Sigmund Freud at his native house in Pribor, for his 75th birthday

      Pribor: Redigoval Dr. E. Windholz, 1932 - 8° - 125pp - Frontispice reproduction of Freud's portrait by F. Schmutzer,signed and dated below by Sigm. Freud and B/w Photo-reproductions. First edition, published in 2600 copies, of which 120 numbered and signed by Dr. Professor Sigmund Freud (our copy Nr, 076). Text in Czech language. Original blue binding - gilded title. In very good condition [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: °ART...on paper - 20th Century Art Books]
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        Original Dust Jacket Art: Laughing Water by B.M. Bower

      (London): Hodder & Stoughton. (1932). First. Original dust jacket art by Eugene Hastain. Image matted to approximately 12.5" x 19". Pen and ink and colored pencils. A bit of soiling, very good or better. Signed and dated in the lower right corner. Image of a woman standing with a horse. Hastain was a well-known commercial illustrator who illustrated many stories and books including the popular Reginald Arkell "Green Thumb" series of gardening books and the 1930 Bookman's Christmas Portfolio. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Pastures of Heaven

      New York: Brewer, Warren & Putnam. 1932. First. First edition. Probably a former private lending library copy with label on rear pastedown, and paper remnant of front pastedown, else very good lacking the dustwrapper. .

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        La Bataille.

      . Roman. Paris: A l'Atelier du Livre 1932. Illustr. in colour by Dignimont (pochoir). 236 pp. Limited to 2000 copies. Bound uncut with orig. wrappers and top edge gilt in nice contemporary halfleather, spine gilt. Binding signed Juul-Lassen. * Copy no. 43 of 50 on Japon Imperial..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Original Dust Jacket Art: Laughing Water by B.M. Bower

      (London): Hodder & Stoughton. (1932). First. Original dust jacket art by Eugene Hastain. Image matted to approximately 12.5" x 19". Pen and ink and colored pencils. A bit of soiling, very good or better. Signed and dated in the lower right corner. Image of a woman standing with a horse. Hastain was a well-known commercial illustrator who illustrated many stories and books including the popular Reginald Arkell "Green Thumb" series of gardening books and the 1930 Bookman's Christmas Portfolio. .

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        The Dragon's Teeth A Study of War and Peace

      London: Constable and Co. Ltd,, 1932. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With the dust jacket. Some foxing to edges, contents toned; a very good copy in the unclipped and foxed jacket that has a toned spine and some nicks to extremities. First edition, first impression. Scarce in the jacket. With the ownership signature of the author's mother to the front free endpaper. It was subsequently given to her other son, Walter, and noted in his handwriting below her signature: "A. W. J. Fuller from Mother."

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        Este. Hat ólommetszet. [Evening. Six Engravings.]

      (N. p.), Budapest 1932 - First edition. In original illustrated folder. 6 signed plates. This publication contains six engravings (Winter Night, Night at Lake Balaton, Night at the Puszta (Plain), Budapest by Night, Paris by Night, Christmas Eve) all signed by the artist. Zsigmond (Sigismond, Sigismund Anton) Cselényi Walleshausen (1887 or 1888 - after 1957) was a Hungarian Expressionist painter, graphic artist, author and puppeteer. Studied painting in Budapest and Paris. Participated in numerous exhibitions all over Europe, among them at the Wiener Salon in 1920 and at Belvederé in 1922. He was involved in the modernist and avant-garde movements, associated with the "KÚT" (Képz?m?vészek Új Társasága [New Society of Artist]), published his articles in the periodical of "KÚT" and in Tivadar Raith's "Magyar Írás". In the 1930s Walleshausen moved to Paris and worked at Géza Blattner's renowned avant-garde puppet theater, the "Arc-en-Ciel". Folder restored. Plates in good condition, one with yellow stain, no effect on the image. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        If I were you

      A L Burt - New York 1932 NF/VG+.The book has no inscriptions ,foxing, or other markings with light rubbing.The wrapper is totally unfaded and has a couple of small infills at head of spine .One of the rarer titles in the A l burt publications .These cheap bindings were not designed to last or become collectable and it is becoming harder to find nice copies . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dick Neal Fine Books]
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        Roshanara of the Seven Cities - Original Typescript with the Author's Corrections

      Hebron Burghfield Common (near Reading, Berkshire): Original Typescript, 1931-32 (?) 1932 - Hebron Burghfield Common (near Reading, Berkshire): Original Typescript, 1931-32 (?). 348 pages of 381, missing the title page, the page with previous books by the author, the dedication page and the first 30 pages of the novel. Rectos only with corrections in the author's hand on almost every page. The pages have been punched and bound with a brass clip in an oversize thick paper cover. Cover badly torn but still in good condition, pages mostly near fine. The novel of the same title was first published by Hutchinson in London in 1932. The setting is Delhi and the adventurous plot revolves around the "femme fatale Roshanara" and the Indian C.I.D.'s efforts to locate a ring ("The famous Jewel of Nishapur"). This typescript comes from the archives of German film director and producer Richard Eichberg (1888-1952), best known for his "exotic location" movies "The Tiger of Eschnapur" (1938) and "The Indian Tomb" (1938). Two hand-written pages (in German) summarizing the novel and describing the major characters are laid in. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Yves G. Rittener - YGRbookS]
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        Les Civilises.

      . Roman. Paris: A l'Atelier du Livre 1932. Illustr. in colour by Chas Laborde (pochoir). 292 pp. Limited to 2000 copies. Bound uncut with orig. wrappers and top edge gilt in nice contemporary halfleather, spine gilt. Binding signed Juul-Lassen. * Copy no. 43 of 50 on Japon Imperial..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Signpost (SIGNED)

      Toronto, Ontario: The Macmillan Company, 1932. Hardcover. Very Good +. 61 pp. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Printed by Walter Lewis, The University Press, Cambridge. Original dark orange covers are clean and unmarked. Signed by the poet on the second blank. Uncut pages. Foxing to endpapers and occasional foxing throughout. Bumping to corners. Dorothy Livesay (1909-1996) is considered one of Canada's pre-eminent poets and the winner of two Governor Generals Awards (1944, 1947). Following the publication of 'Green Pitcher' (1928) when she was only nineteen, she published 'Signpost' (1932). This was followed by 22 other volumes of poetry and three memoirs.

      [Bookseller: Come By Chance Books (IOBA)]
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        Shoot and Be Damned!

      New York: Covici-Friede. (1932). First. First edition. Fine in near fine dustwrapper with a couple of small nicks and tears. Account of the author's term as a prisoner of war in WWI. Scarce. .

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        Signpost (SIGNED)

      Toronto, Ontario: The Macmillan Company, 1932. Hardcover. Very Good +. 61 pp. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Printed by Walter Lewis, The University Press, Cambridge. Original dark orange covers are clean and unmarked. Signed by the poet on the second blank. Uncut pages. Foxing to endpapers and occasional foxing throughout. Bumping to corners. Dorothy Livesay (1909-1996) is considered one of Canada's pre-eminent poets and the winner of two Governor Generals Awards (1944, 1947). Following the publication of 'Green Pitcher' (1928) when she was only nineteen, she published 'Signpost' (1932). This was followed by 22 other volumes of poetry and three memoirs.

      [Bookseller: Come By Chance Books (IOBA)]
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        Architectural Debate. Kenchiku Yoshiki Ronso

      Itagaki, Takao., 1932 707 p., 37 plates of b/w photos & illus., over 275 b/w text plans & illus., mathmatical text calculations, 7 3/4 x 7 in., Japanese, slipacase, hardback. slipcase is worn in places and lacking most of the binding staples at the top and bottom, the spine of the book and slipcase is darkened A rare collection of architectural essays on both early and modern architecture. There is one copy on Worldcat. The following are the table of contents roughly translated from Japanese. Horiguchi Sut

      [Bookseller: Books on Design]
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        Fumee d'Opium.

      . Roman. Paris: A l'Atelier du Livre 1932. Illustr. in colour by Jean Bouchaud (pochoir). 216 pp. Limited to 2000 copies. Bound uncut with orig. wrappers and top edge gilt in nice contemporary halfleather, spine gilt. Binding signed Juul-Lassen. * Copy no. 43 of 50 on Japon Imperial..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        A Food Map of the United States showing the part played by each of our States in supplying the Nation's larder

      The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company.. 1932. Color pictorial map, 33 1/2 x 43 inches on sheet size 35 x 44 1/2 inches, multiple fold. Professionally mounted on linen, minimising original folds, pinholes, edge tears and fold wear. A colorful, stylish image produced by A & P for the Chicago World's Fair of 1933. In each state is a listing with colorful pictographs of the food production; Alaska is represented with an Eskimo on a fish carrying a sign "from Alaska, great catches of fish." In the ocean are colorful sea creatures. At each corner there is a small inset map of the United States, showing the distribution of poultry production, the A & P organization, grains, and meats & fish. .

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        Photo Album - Shanghai Incident

      Shanghai, 1932. China Fleet Flagship HMS Suffolk - Shanghai - Hong Kong - January 28 Incident 1930-1932 Shangahi, Hong Kong, 1930-1934. Album of original photographs taken by a British Army soldier who went to Shanghai and Hong Kong with 1st Battalion, the Lincolnshire Regiment, on the China Station flagship HMS Suffolk, and who saw action in the Shanghai January 28 Incident (Shanghai War of 1932). Contains 162 black and white photographs mounted with corners onto 20 black cardstock leaves. Oblong 8vo. string-tied album measuring 26 x 18,5 cm. Photographs vary in size, the smallest measuring approximately 7x 5 cm; the largest measuring approximately 10 x 15 cm. Indication of moisture to boards, otherwise photographs are in Very Good Condition. A well rounded album of photographs spanning at least two years of China Station fleet flagship HMS Suffolk's second voyage to the Far East, mainly featuring views of Hong Kong, then a British Crown Colony, and Shanghai where the photographer served in the Shanghai War of 1932. Some views may also have been taken in Wei Hai Wei (then a leased territory under British rule), and in Gibraltar just before being commissioned to China. A series of 8 sun-toned photographs of the Suez Canal port authority, Port Said monument to Ferdinand de Lesseps, so forth. In Shanghai the soldier is positioned behind a sandbag barrier on a city street, with guns ready for firing as the Sino-Japanese dispute unfolds. A memorialized photograph celebrates the HMS Suffolk leaving Shanghai for Hong Kong 1 October 1932, after a lengthy patrol to Shanghai and the Yangtze delta. . [On 28 January 1932, Japanese forces violated the neutrality of the Shanghai International Settlement by launching attacks on Chinese forces from within their sectors. The Municipal Council requested assistance from the treaty powers and activated the Shanghai Volunteer Corps, a force of approximately 3,000 men. On 2 February 1932, the Perth Daily News reported the HMS Suffolk's arrival and Shanghai's tenuous state, "Shanghai has never seen a bigger mobilization of volunteer forces in her troubled history... HMS Suffolk arrived yesterday..." An evacuation of residents ensued, and two of HMS Suffolk's men who were guarding the Hongkew Wharf died.] Photographs are also taken of the soldiers' pristine accommodation - the Hankow barracks at Shamshuipo (Sham Shui Po), the camp in Kowloon which would later be used by the Japanese invaders as a prisoner camp in WWII. Other war related images include firing practice and other drills, men carving out a trench, and tent camps (possibly in Gibraltar). The soldier also pays a visit to the graves of fallen soldiers and Royal marines at the Hong Kong cemetery. Showing indigenous life and industry, Chinese men are busy chiselling large stones into pebbles with small hand hammers presumably making macadam for road construction. Two unique methods of conveyance are shown as Chinese men are hard at work. Children entertain themselves at a large riverside lumber yard, and a woman carries two baskets on a cross-shoulder pole - one containing her infant, the other with harvested produce. Further views include the Great Wall, harbour views and junks, and the soldier enjoying a rickshaw tour through Shanghai. The soldier's name is unknown, though a professional post-voyage portrait taken by Nainby, the photographer's name stamped to bottom right corner, suggests that he lived in or near Alford Town, Lincolnshire. In 1930, the Lincolnshire Regiment's 1st Battalion left England for Gibraltar on their first posting of an overseas tour. The 1st Lincolns left Shanghai for the more peaceful posting of Hong Kong in September 1932. They stayed there for 3 years and then moved to India. They were there when the Second World War broke out. . Very Good.

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        Mutiny on the Bounty

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1932. First Edition, First Printing. First state with blank end papers. In a first state dust jacket with price of $2.50 intact, and no ads on rear flap. In Very Good condition. Previous owner name and bookseller tag to front free end paper. Cloth shows light rubbing, with light fraying at base of spine and corners. Spine cloth slightly faded. The jacket shows offsetting to the rear panel, as well as moderate chipping to spine ends, a few closed tears and abrasion to the front flap fold. Presents well.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Collected Verse

      London: Macmillan and Co.,, 1932. with illustrations by John Tenniel, Arthur B. Frost, Henry Holiday, Harry Furniss and the author. Octavo (215 x 135 mm). Full blue morocco by Birdsall for Charles Scribner's Sons, raised bands, ornate gilt design to compartments, gilt title to spine, triple rule gilt to covers, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, gilt top edge. Black and white illustrations throughout. Very light rubbing to front corners and ends of spine, a very attractive copy. A handsomely bound copy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        CATALOGO GENERAL DE LA LIBRERIA ESPAÑOLA E HISPANOAMERICANA (1901-1930). SIGUE: CATALOGO GENERAL DE LA LIBRERIA ESPAÑOLA ( 1931-1950). 9 tomos completa.

      - 1ª serie: 5 tomos, 1932-1951, 20x29,: (I) 759 pág., 1 h. (II) 2 h., 710 pág., 1 h. (III) 2 h., 928 pág., 1 h. (IV) VI-481 pág., 1 h. (V) VIII-831 pág. Tomo 1. encuadernado en tela y tomos 2 a 5 en plena piel. Catálogo de todas las obras publicadas en España y en América Latina de 1901 a 1930 editado por las Cámaras Oficiales del Libro de Madrid y Barcelona. 2ª serie: 4 tomos: Madrid, Instituto Nacional del Libro Español, 1957-1965: I- 693. II- 706. III- 677. IV. 573 págs. Encuadernados en tela. Obra completa. 9 tomos, Obra difícil de conseguir completa, incluye todos los libros editados en esa época con sus precios. (52923).

      [Bookseller: Librería J. Cintas]
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        Zerfallene Fischerhütten und Ruderboot auf einer Düne am Strand.

      . Aquarell, auf festem Papier, rechts unten signiert und datiert "Daerr 49.". 28,5:41 cm. Unterer Rand etwas ungleich und verso mit Hinterklebungen.. Daerr besuchte die Staatliche Kunstschule in Plauen. 1932-1934 war er als Dekorationsmaler tätig. 1934 ging er zum Weiterstudium an die Hochschule für Kunsterziehung in Berlin. Studienreisen unternahm er nach Dänemark, Frankreich, Italien und in die Balkanländer. 1940 wurde er zum Kriegsdienst eingezogen, 1942 entlassen, ging er nach Putbus/Rügen. Neben seiner malerischen und zeichnerischen Tätigkeit arbeitete er als Kunsterzieher am Pädagogium Putbus und dem Gymnasium in Bergen. 1958 verließ er die DDR.

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        FAIRY TALES BY HANS ANDERSEN

      Harrap 1932 - First edition illustrated by Rackham. 4to. Bound in handsome full red morocco by Bayntun Riviere. Inlaid vignettes to the corners and spine compartments. All edges gilt. A very good copy, upper joint rather rubbed. Twelve colour plates and numerous line drawings by Arthur Rackham. Stories include: The Snow Queen; The Ugly Duckling; The Tinder-Box; The Little Mermaid; The Emperor's New Clothes and others. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        Louder and Funnier.

      . 1st edition. London: Faber & Faber 1932.286 pp. Publisher's cloth, weakly marked of use..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Andliga Övningar. Dikter.

      . Orig. udgave. Stockholm 1932. 104 s. Paent rent ubeskaret eksemplar i det orig. omslag. * Med dedikation: 'Gunnar Svensson med hälsning och tack för sist av Hj. G.'..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        The Games of the Xth Olympiad - Los Angeles 1932. Official Report. Los Angeles, Xth Olympiade Committee of the Games of Los Angeles 1933. 4°. 814 S., 1 Bl., mit zahlr. Abbildungen im Text u. auf Tafeln, illustr. OLwd.

      - Mit hs.Widmung am Vortitel an die Europameister von Luzern im Zweier ohne Steuermann Robert und Tontschi Kopecki.- Rücken leicht berieben, sonst schönes Exemplar.# Beutifully fully illustrated report on the 1932 Olympics in original publisher's binding.-

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Müller]
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        Spangled Unicorn

      London: Hutchinson & Co. Ltd,, [1932]. An Anthology. A selection from the works of Albrecht Drausler, Serge Lliavanov, Janet Urdler, Elihu Dunn, Ada Johnston, Jane Southerby Danks, Tao Lang Pee, E. A. I. Maunders, Crispin Pither, Juana Mandragágita (translated by Lawnton Drift). Octavo. Original cloth-backed pink boards, titles to spine in silver. With the dust jacket. Illustrated with 11 black and white photographic plates. Bookplate to front pastedown. Very light foxing to endpapers, top and bottom edges of boards a little faded. An excellent copy in a faintly rubbed jacket with a few tiny chips. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by Noël Coward on the front free endpaper, "For Maja Gluckstein, Noël Coward, 1932". Coward's mock anthology, a satire of modernist poetry, was written by him under ten pseudonyms and comes complete with fictional biographies and photographic portraits. A scarce title, especially inscribed.

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        Histoire de l'Aeronautique

      Paris: L'Illustration, 1932. First edition. Cloth. A very good or better copy, boards rubbed, minor wear at extremities. . Folio (39x29 cm.). Illus. with 126 color (4 tipped in) and 1656 b/w plates, photos, plans, diagrams, and maps (many full or double page) An illustrated history of French aviation. An excellent production from L'Illustration, this one under the direction of Charles Dollfus (1893-1981), who was the first and longtime conservator of Musee de l'Aeronautique and Henri Bouche, who was the author of Economics of Air Transport.

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        Amid These Storms

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1932 - A collection of 23 engaging essays on a wide variety of subjects published in 1932. Published in England as "Thoughts and Adventures", this is one of the few Churchill first editions for which the U.S. edition bears a different title than the British. From the original front flap blurb: "These true stories concern such things as the tides that make a politician change his mind; the domination of chance in human lives; the cartoonists who mocked Churchill; the chances and events that occurred while he was in the trenches; phases of the war seen from intimate participation with the high commands; flying experiences in 1912; the Irish; the future; and contemporary change." This book engagingly displays both the breadth of Churchill's mind and life experience and the vivid hues of his personality. The U.S. first edition's original dust jacket is extremely scarce and quite striking, bearing a full length photo (on both the front cover and the spine) of Churchill in Flanders, 1916, wearing his French poilu's helmet. Unfortunately, this edition was fragile and most copies look like they spent time in the trenches with Churchill. Both the orange color on the dust jacket and the red-orange binding proved exceptionally prone to sunning. Further, the coarse cloth binding was very susceptible to soiling and wear. Consequently truly bright copies are almost never seen. Offered here is the first U.S. edition, only printing - a truly fine copy in a highly complete original dust jacket. The orange-red binding is stunning - immaculate, tight and square. No soiling. Square corners. Bright gilt. No fading to the spine, which remains the same vivid color as the boards. The contents are equally pristine - crisp, bright and tight. No spotting or previous owner marks of any kind. Even the untrimmed fore edge of the text block is clean and bright. Really a spectacular copy. The unclipped dust jacket still bears the original $3.50 price on the front flap. It is notable for two reasons: it is highly complete and the orange color on the spine is unfaded. Consequently, spine presentation is unusually good. The dust jacket is fairly soiled and stained overall and has closed tears at the edges of up to .5 inches in length. Losses, however, are minor, consisting of light chipping at the edges and the top of the spine to a maximum depth of .25 inch. The bright, unfaded orange color on the spine - something we almost never see - helps compensates nicely for the soiling. We should disclose that this is a "married" pair, the volume having previously lost its jacket and the jacket having come from a volume which sustained irreparable damage. That said, both are first edition, only printing, and make a proper pair. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A95.2, Woods/ICS A39(ba), Langworth p.158 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Story of Fuzzypeg the Hedgehog

      London Heinemann 1932. Very rare first printing copy of this, one of the earliest titles from Alison Uttley's much loved Little Grey Rabbit Series. Only the bottom inch of backstrip remains. Single piece of beige tape connects boards at top of spine. Average wear and soiling externally otherwise. Front endpaper and several pages bear child's markings in red pencil. We have attempted to erase several of these markings with decent success. We are happy to provide digital images upon request. Contemporary gift greetings atop first blank leaf. Erased lead pencil scribbling to page 98 is lightly visible. Overall, a worthy copy. First Printing Hardcover 12mo - over 6?" - 7?" tall; First Printing. Fair Tempest, Margaret

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        La Majesté de Rome : UN MANUSCRIT COMPLET

      - Environ 340 feuillets, encore noire ou bleue. Classeur, 195 x 245 mm, titre au dos, mors fendus. MANUSCRIT COMPLET (340 feuillets) de cette étude sur Rome parue en 1932 chez Grasset sous le même titre. Sur la première page : "A toi ce manuscrit, ma Suzanne chérie, car ce livre, nous l?avons vécu et pensé ensemble, sous ses heures de joie, de ferveur, de foi dans le Beauté : et si j?ai tenu la plume, ce fut pour nous deux, qui ne sommes qu?un seul et même être. Camille Mauclair". Camille Mauclair rencontra Suzanne lors d?un séjour en Belgique, elle l?accom- pagnera dans tous ces voyages et l?assistera durant les derniers moments de son existence.

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        Reisebeschreibungen von deutschen Beamten und Kriegsleuten im Dienst der Niederländischen West- und Ost- Indischen [Westindischen / Ostindischen] Kompagnien 1602 - 1797. 1. - 13. Band (komplett): I.): 1. Johann Gregor Aldenburgk. Reise nach Brasilien, 1623-1626. 2. Ambrosius Richshoffer. Reise nach Brasilien, 1629-1632. 3. Michael Hemmersam. Reise nach Guinea und Brasilien, 1639-1645. II): Johan Verken. Molukken-Reise. III): Johann Jacob Merklein. Reise nach Java, Vorder- und Hinter-Indien, China und Japan 1644-1653. IV): Johann von der Behr. Reise nach Java, Vorder-Indien, Persien und Ceylon 1641-1650. V): Albrecht Herport. Reise nach Java, Formosa, Vorder-Indien und Ceylon 1659-1668. VI): Johann Jacob Saar. Reise nach Java, Banda, Ceylon

      Haag, Martinus Nijhoff, 1930 - 1932. - GeoUeb Gr.-8°. Dreizehn uniforme Originalhalbleinenbände mit hübsch illustrierten Vorderdeckeln. Einige Ecken etwas bestoßen, Hinterdeckel teils wenig angestaubt. Die Reiseberichte einzeln paginiert, je Band ca. 150 - 300 Seiten mit teils gefalteten Abbildungen, Karten und Porträts der Reisenden. Einige Vorsätze gedunkelt, sonst angenehm sauber und fest in der Bindung. Guter Zustand. -- 13 vols., (fold.) (facs.) plates, orig. unif. clothbacked pict. boards. Htitles occas. foxed. Spines yellowed. Fine set. 7000

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        THE MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE: AND OTHER TALES OF HORROR (Photoplay edition)

      Grosset & Dunlap Publishers n.d. [c.1932], New York - Octavo, cloth. Photoplay edition which includes six stills and end papers which are stills from the Universal motion picture starring Bela Lugosi, based on the title story from the Poe collection of fiction. A near fine copy, some rubbing to bottom edges, title page spotted, edges dust soiled, in a very good dust jacket, rubbing to folds with sliver loss to corners, large chip to upper spine panel affecting title lettering, spine somewhat age darkened and spotted. (10227) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        I SANTI EVANGELI ILLUSTRATI.

      Ambrosiana Editoriale 1932 In - folio (mm. 440x360), sontuosa legatura edit. in p. pelle con pregevole decoraz. a secco e tit. oro al piatto e al dorso, risg. damascati, tagli dorati, astuccio edit., pp. 188,(6), molto ben illustrato f.t. dalle numerose tavv. a colori del pittore bergamasco Giovan Battista Galizzi e con le squisite decorazioni del silografo Bruno da Osimo, anche a p. pag. e in tinta. ?Il testo con le note, riprodotto da quello edito dalla ?Morcelliana?, fu accuratamente riveduto da L. Gramatica. Stampato dalle Arti Grafiche Pizzi?. Cfr. Comanducci, p. 264. Bella edizione d?arte, extra lusso, di 150 esemplari numerati. Il ns., 6, è in ottimo stato.

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        Portrait photograph of Theodore Dreiser

      New York, november 8, 1932. (DREISER, THEODORE) Variant of the print published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. 35 x 22 cm. (approx 14 x 8-3/4 inches). Half-length, seated with arms crossed. Gelatin silver print. Fine. Verso docketed in ink giving the name of the sitter, date of the photograph, and Van Vechten's reference to negative and print ("XV e:2")

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        The Chinaberry Tree

      London: Elkin Mathew & Marrot. 1932. First. First English edition. Introduction by Zona Gale. Corners slightly bumped, a little fading at the extremities, about fine in an age-toned, very good plus dustwrapper with three old and unnecessary internal repairs. A very attractive copy of the third novel by the influential literary editor of The Crisis. Extremely uncommon. OCLC lists five copies in world libraries; how many retain the rare jacket is not specified, but we suspect the answer is none. .

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        The Complete Works of William Shakespeare - Miniature (complete in 40 volumes)

      London: Allied Newspapers, Ltd., 1932. First Thus . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 2" tall. According to Miniature Book News #3 March, 1966, this set was originally printed about the same time as th Ellen Terry edition (Bryce) edition and the engravings are identical with exception that this (Allied) edition is printed on regular paper rather than India and is, thus, twice as thick. However, they advise that the Terry set is the smallest ever printed, so this set is right there, but for the added thickness. Each book is 2" x 1.4", the flexible boards are covered in black leatherette and have decorative end papers. Each comes with a frontispiece and a brief explanation. All are lightly rubbed and one or two have the covering cloth lifting at a corners. The set comes with a glossary volume and is housed in a wooden box with a list of all the volumes. This box is lovely, but since the set originally came in a small wooden book case, was apparently added later. In any case it makes a great addition to this uniquely collectible set. Based on some advertisements, this set was printed around 1932.

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        Hot Water

      London, Herbert Jenkins,, 1932. Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to front board and spine in black. With the dust jacket. Bookplate to front pastedown. Spine lightly faded, extremities a little rubbed, a couple of tiny dampstains to front board, tanning to half-title and final leaf. An excellent copy in a slighty chipped with a faintly faded spine panel and tape repairs to the verso. First edition, first impression. Dust jacket correctly priced on the spine at 2/6 - the last first issue Wodehouse to be so lowly priced.

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        Nan'yo-gunto shukuba chou. (Das (japanische) 'Gästehaus' (Mandat) der Südseeinseln.

      Tokyo, 1932.. EA. Mit 18 Foto-Farbtafeln und 71 s/w-Tafeln mit jeweils i.d.R. 3-4 fotogr. Abb.; zusammen deutlich mehr als 200 fotogr. Abb. 2Bl., 4 S.,unpag. Tafelteil. Quer-Folio. Ill. Oln.-Band mit durchgezogenen Kordeln. Einband ganz leicht angeschmutzt, eine Ecke etwas gestaucht, innen sehr guter Zustand, sauber und vollständig.. Sehr seltener Fototafelband mit einer Fülle ausgezeichneter Fotografie aus allen Bereichen des Lebens des mikronesischen Inselgebietes. Die Japaner hatten von 1919 bis 1944 das Mandat des Völkerbundes über die Karolinen, die Marshallinseln und die Nördlichen Marianen inne. Text japanisch!

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        Hawaiian Lover.

      Macaulay Company. New York (1932) - First Edition. Extremely scarce Hawaiian set romance of murder, interracial love affairs, scandal and racial violence. "The girl who arrives unexpectedly in Honolulu finds her fianc? drunkenly embracing a native girl. She tries to forget him in the height of the island gayety and in the suave attentions of a native athlete. Out of this criss-cross of passion there develop some startling events.The swift course of action that leads to the murder, the subsequent outbreak of racial violence, the stark revelations in a sensational trial, and on what circumstances the outcome of the trial hinges- contrived to hold the thrill of excitement at its utmost pitch." A highspot in Macaulay published risqu? fiction. Not found in Hubin (2001 edition). Great colorful dustjacket art of a young white woman being pursued by a native Hawaiian. Near Fine in Near Fine bright price-clipped dustjacket, blue at spine lightly faded. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Howard Hughes : typed letter SIGNED, April 7th, 1932

      1932, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionThe letter is in a good condition. Some stiff card has been attached to part of the reverse side. There are some minor edge tears, and the paper has tanned and faded slightly as with age. Remains quite well-preserved overall. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1 pages; Extremely rare, single-sheet typed letter (23 cm X 21.5 cm) signed by Howard Hughes, billionaire American aviator, engineer, industrialist, and film producer. On headed paper "Hughes Franklin Theatres." It is addressed to Walters and Sherry, c/o Rialto Theatre, Seattle, Wash. and dated April 7th, 1932, and requests a meeting with Jack Sherry, who worked with Hughes on 'Hell's Angels'. The letter is quite light-hearted in tone with many, indicative spelling errors. Subjects: Howard Hughes -- Letters and correspondence -- Signature -- Signed letters.

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        Beowulf

      Random House, New York, New York. 1932 - Translated by William Ellery Leonard. Limited edition, number 670 of 950 copies signed by the artist with his thumb print. Printed in red and black with decorative initials in blue, lithographed title and plates. With 6 full page black & white lithos, large vignette litho to title page and small vignette litho on colophon page. Printed by the Pynson Printers in Hammer Uncial in reddish orange and blue with decorated initials. Original pictorial cloth with white blocked illustration and title on front panel, clean with little wear. Brown paper dust jacket, with title in black on spine, is frayed and shelf worn with a 2 inch triangular portion loose, protected in mylar sleeve. Interior pages are bright, clean and unmarked without any foxing. Binding is square and solid. A nice collectible copy of this literary classic. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Possible Existence of a Neutron" in Nature Vol. 129, January to June, 1932

      - FIRST EDITION of James Chadwick's announcement of a revolutionary discovery that literally rewrote existent beliefs in nuclear science: he proved that neutrons - elementary particles devoid of any electrical charge - existed. "The discovery of the neutron made by Chadwick led to a much deeper understanding of the nature of matter, explaining for example why isotopes of elements exist. It also inspired Enrico Fermi and other physicists to investigate nuclear reactions produced by neutrons, leading to the discovery of nuclear fission" (Hutchinson, Dictionary of Scientific Biography, I, 227). This discovery provided a new tool for inducing atomic disintegration, since neutrons, being electrically uncharged, could penetrate undeflected into the atomic nucleus. "In contrast with the helium nuclei (alpha rays) which are charged, and therefore repelled by the considerable electrical forces present in the nuclei of heavy atoms, this new tool in atomic disintegration need not overcome any electric barrier and is capable of penetrating and splitting the nuclei of even the heaviest elements. Chadwick in this way prepared the way towards the fission of uranium 235 and towards the creation of the atomic bomb. Prior to Chadwick's discovery and until 1932, the atom was known to consist of a positively charged nucleus surrounded by enough negatively charged electrons to make the atom electrically neutral. Most of the atom was empty space, with its mass concentrated in a tiny nucleus. Chadwick knew that in "experiments in which beryllium was bombarded by alpha particles, a usually energetic gamma radiation appeared to be emitted. It was more penetrating than gamma radiation from radioactive elements. Measurements of the energies involved and the conservation of energy and momentum suggested to Chadwick that a new kind of particle was being produced rather than radiation. "The results pointed towards a neutral particle made up of a proton and an electron. Its mass should thus be slightly greater than that of the proton. Because the mass of the beryllium nucleus had not then been measured, Chadwick designed and carried out an experiment in which boron was bombarded with alpha particles. This produced neutrons, and from the mass of the boron nucleus and other elements and the energies involved, Chadwick determined the mass of the neutron to be 1.0067 atomic mass units, slightly greater than that of the proton" (ibid). The paper offered here was submitted in February 1932 as a letter to the editor of Nature and it is the first evidence of the neutron. The article was followed by further research and another article in June in a different journal. The June paper is sometimes cited as the 'first evidence of the neutron,' but that citation is now understood to be in error. The February letter at auction here is the first evidence of the neutron. CONDITION & DETAILS: London: Macmillan. Complete volume. 4to (Quarto). 10.5 x 7.5 inches (262 x 187mm). [lx], 952, [4]. Ex-libris bearing a pictorial bookplate on the front paste down, a small stamp and blind stamp on the title page; small unobtrusive darkened square area at the foot of the spine showing where a spine label has been removed. Bound in green cloth, gilt-lettered at the spine. Very tightly bound; minor rubbing at the edges and spine. Bright and clean throughout.

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        Death in the Afternoon

      New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1932. Full new orange leather with black title labels lettered in gilt. Front and rear panels embossed with a fat cross pattern. Housed in brown cloth slipcase. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. A beautifully rebound 1st edition of Hemingway's bullfighting masterpiece. . 1st Edition. Leather. Near Fine. 8vo.

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        THE FUN OF IT : Ramdom Records of My Own Flying and of Women in Aviation (signed)

      New York: Brewer , Warren & Putnam, 1932 1st. Edition , 3rd. Printing 1932 , Brown cloth hardcover with white letters at the cover and spine , Lacking the dust jacket , with the small recording of Aviator Amelia Earhart in the rear pocket tipped in with half of the gold seal is still attached . This is a very rare signed edition by Amelia Earhart that is signed at the first front endpaper The signature image shown is an example of the one in the book. Illustrated with 31 black & white photos through out the book. This was published soon after Earhart soloed over the Altantic Ocean . Condition : Near Fine , still a tight binding corners have a light bump very light sunning at he top of the spine white letters are still clean and bright . Record is complete with a small crease going though it ( I have not played the record ) envalope has tear to one side but is complete . A very scarce signed book with the recording of Earhart .. Signed by Author(s). 1st. Edition 3rd. Printing. Hard Cover Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Unknowen. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

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        Stillleben.

      Zürich, 1932.. Öl auf Holzpanel. Bildformat: 61 x 50 cm.. Ölgemälde. - Oberer Bildrahmen beschädigt und bröckelig.

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