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        The Encyclopaedia Britannica Fourteenth Edition. (14.) 1932. A New Survey of Universal Knowledge.

      London., Britannica Company, LTD.New York., 1932.. 24 Vol. compl. Band 24 beinhaltet: farbiger Atlas, Index, List of Contributors. Quart 4°, 25 - 35 cm, Leinen, blau, Rückenvergoldung, Abb. in schwarz-weiß und farbige Tafeln. Zustand: Bd 4: Vorsatz minimal locker, Bd 1+5: Buchdecke mit kleiner Fehlstelle, Buchdecken etwas angeschmutzt, die Titelseiten sind meist knitterig, innen randvergilbt, insgesamt dennoch in gutem Zustand. / Linen, blue, gilt spine, b/w and color plates; Condition: Vol 4: Header minimal loose, Vol 1 + 5: book cover with small loss, book covers somewhat soiled , the front pages are mostly wrinkled, paper yellowed at the edges, but overall in good condition.. Die Encyclopaedia Britannica ist eine englischsprachige Enzyklopädie; sie beansprucht für sich, das menschliche Wissen in möglichst großer Breite zusammenfassend darzustellen (The Sum of Human Knowledge). Sie steht insbesondere im Ruf, in wissenschaftlicher Hinsicht zuverlässige Angaben zu enthalten. Die erste Auflage erschien 1768-1771 mit 3 Bänden. Die vierzehnte Auflage mit 24 Bänden bis 1973. Am 13. März 2012 wurde die endgültige Einstellung der gedruckten Britannica und nach 244 Jahren die vollständige Konzentration auf die digitalen Angebote bekannt gegeben. F485

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Karl Heinz Schmitz]
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      New York: The McMillan Company 1932 - New York: The McMillan Company, 1932. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good/fair. 7 x 9 1/2 inches high. ix, 303 pages. Quarter blue cloth with tan linen boards, gilt titles on spine, blue silhouette on front cover. "published October, 1932.", 1st printing. Signed by both Albert Bigelow Paine and Lillian Gish on the title page, also with an inscription from Paine on ffep- "To Joy & Beeze, from Daddy-", Joy was Paine's daughter and 'Beeze' was a nickname for her husband Jay Cushman. Condition of the book is Very Good; blue cloth faded at top and bottom of spine, linen cloth very lightly foxed, front and rear paste downs very yellowed, endpapers moderately yellowed, text and illustrations are very clean. Condition of the dust jacket is Fair; some pieces missing at edges (see photo), with the remains of old scotch tape repairs. a nice copy of this biography signed by both author and subject. Biography. rare RGR 0.0 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Andre Strong Bookseller]
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        Der neue Tag. Lithographie. Um 1932. Unten rechts in Bleistift signiert.

      . 31,7 : 43,8 cm auf ca. 49,5 : 64,5 cm getöntem Bütten von van Gelder Zonen.. Laur 101. - Schult 294. - Gedruckt von Otto Felsing, Berlin, und in 150 unnummerierten Exemplaren vom Deutschen Kunstverein, Berlin, publiziert. - Gerahmt.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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        No Bed Of Her Own

      New York: Vanguard,, 1932. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and front board in black. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the dust jacket which has just a touch of fading to titles on spine. First edition, first printing. Author's first novel. Filmed as " No Man of Her Own" in 1932, which starred Clark Gable and Carole Lombard. While this first novel was a huge success, Lewton's later novels were not so, he decided to devote his energies to Hollywood first working with David O Selznick on films such as Tale of Two Cities and Gone With the Wind then moving on to head RKO's horror unit, with his first production being "Cat People" in 1942. A very uncommon Hollywood novel.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Costumes et Coiffes de Bretagne

      France Henri Laurens, Paris 1932. Text in French. Costumes and Headwear of Brittany A study of traditional folk costume and headwear from the Brittany region of France. 100 High quality compositions by the author. DJ and edges sl. grubby but contents v. clean.

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        Landschaft mit ansteigendem Weg 1932.

      1932. Aquarell, auf chamoisfarbenem Velin, auf altes blaues Bütten montiert, dort links unten signiert "GMRossmann"; verso bezeichnet und datiert "....(nicht zu entziffern) des Hirschgrabens 32". 16,5:29,8 cm. Blatt mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren.. Der auch als Kunstgewerbler und Bildhauer tätige Maler Rossmann war Schüler seines Vaters J.B. (1836-1885) und der Kunstgewerbeschule und Kunstakademie München unter L. von Löfftz (1845-1910), G. Benszur (geb. 1844) und Lindenschmit. Beeinflußt wurde er vor allem von H. Thoma (1839-1924) und W. Trübner (1851-1917). Nach einem Aufenthalt in Winterthur 1887 und Innsbruck 1888 zog er 1892 nach Frankfurt und 1906 nach Amorbach. Er fertigte Glasfenster und religiöse Gemälde für die Kirche in Winterthur und für die Stadtpfarrkirche Kissingen an.

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        Before the Fact

      New York: Doubleday Doran, 1932 Stated First Edition in Second Printing dustjacket. Mild fading to boards, textblock toned slightly; else clean, square and unmarked. Jacket has fraying on spine ends, mild dust soiling else clean and intact. Haycraft Queen Cornerstone and basis for the 1941 Oscar winning Hitchcock classic Suspicion, starring Cary Grant and Joan Fontaine. Very nice copy, most uncommon in jacket

      [Bookseller: Saratoga Books LLC]
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      Grasset 1932 - - Grasset, Paris 1932, 13,5x21cm, broché. - Edition originale pour laquelle il n'a été tiré que 21 pur fil en grands papiers, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur. Dos et plats légèrement et marginalement insolés, deux petits manques en tête du dos. Rare envoi autographe de l'auteur sur ce texte. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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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. The Natural History of Central Asia' Vol. I. (Chester A. Reed, Editor).

      New York: The American Museum of Natural History, 1932,. lg. in-4to, L (50 p.) + 678 p. with 12 illustrations in the text + 128 plates and 3 maps, small legacy stamp on first free fly 'Guggisberg', publishers full orange clothbound with black lettering.Fine copy.. First edition. With chapters by Walter Granger...Clifford H. Pope. & Nels C. Nelson. 'The New Conquest of Central Asia is a lavishly produced volume that stands as one of the landmarks of twentieth-century exploration. Andrews, adventurer, explorer and naturalist, was subsequently the model for the character of "Indiana Jones".Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Yakushi A 223, Czech, An Annotated Bibliography of Asian Big Game Huniting. p. 11,

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        Under the Wilgas

      Robertson & Mullins, Melbourne, 1932, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition, Signed by AuthorInscription reads "John Bede Dalley from one who remembers that the name Dalley has always meant something to this country. Mary Gilmore Sydney 10.8 32. Signed original etching bookplate by Gayfield Shaw laid in. Special signed Limited Edition of 100 of which this is number 15. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, bar chips to top and bottom section of spine and sunning. Heavy foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Deckled edges (rough cut), browned. Covers are grubby in spots but otherwise in sound condition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Poetry; Australia; Australian Poetry; Antiquarian & Rare. Signed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16204.

      [Bookseller: Mr Pickwick's Fine Old Books]
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        When Rogues Fall Out

      UK: Hodder & Stoughton, 1932. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. When Rogues Fall Out by R Austin Freeman First Edition Hodder & Stoughton 1932. No inscriptions, covers fine in a fine pictorial dust jacket. An excellent copy.

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        Fifth Avenue Church

      New York, 1932. Oil painting. 20 x 26 inches.

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      London: Chatto & Windus,, 1932. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, top edge blue. With the dust jacket. A superb copy in the jacket that has a slightly toned spine and a few nicks to the extremities. First UK edition, first impression of only 2,000 copies. Originally published in the US in 1928.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Royal Yachts

      London: Rich and Cowan,, 1932. Published by Gracious Permission of His Majesty The King. Large quarto. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine, two raised bands, single rule to boards, naval flag to front board, twin rule to turn-ins, burgundy endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Colour frontispiece and 15 colour plates, all mounted with printed frames and captions, with tissue guards; 94 half-tone or black and white illustrations. A fine copy. First edition. Limited to 1,000 copies.

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        MONSTER RUPERT 1932

      Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co., 1932. 1st edition.. Hardback. Good. Illustrated by Tourtel, Mary. Good condition with no wrapper. Red pictorial boards. Front cover shows Rupert sat on log talking to Lizard with a bicycle. Colour frontis. Single colour illustrations throughout. First story is "Rupert and the Magic Toy Man". Backstrip worn with slight loss at top and tail of spine. Edges rubbed. Corners worn. Rear cover scuffed. 1" crack at top of spine. Front endpaper missing. Name in ink to front pastedown and half-title. Joints cracked. Foxspots to endpapers and outer page edges. A few hinges cracked. Some foxing to contents but generally a clean copy. SPECIAL OFFER: REDUCED FROM £600! [R]

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      The P. F. Volland Company, Joliet 1932 - Gruelle, Johnny. RAGGEDY ANN'S LUCKY PENNIES. Joliet: The P. F. Volland Company, (1932). Probable first edition (no further printings listed on copyright page). 8vo - 6-3/16" x 9-3/16". Black cloth backed color pictorial boards with a slight bump to the upper right hand corner of the front board for what is otherwise an as new copy of the book. Full color ORIGINAL PICTORIAL BOX with just a hint of rubbing at the corners is also in incredibly nice condition. Ninety-six numbered pages filled with wonderful full color illustrations, both full page and in text, by Johnny Gruelle, along with full color pictorial endpapers for what is an unblemished, magmificent copy of the book. The condition of this book and its box is VERY FINE. Rare in this condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wallace & Clark, Booksellers]
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      Nottingham: Hodder and Stoughton Limited, for Boots Pure Drug Co., Ltd., [1932]. First edition with Hudson's illustrations and the Centenary edition of Carroll’s birth. 12 tipped in full color plates, also numerous black & orange illustrations throughout the text by Gwynned Hudson. 4to, publisher’s full red cloth with full gilt pictorial designs and lettering on the upper cover and spine, in the scarce dustjacket with pastedown colour plate on the upper cover. 180. A fine copy with only mild mellowing to the spine of the dustjacket. QUITE SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION AND ESPECIALLY IN THE DUSTJACKET. This book is a visual feast of color and decoration. Hudson’s illustrations evoke a magical world of fancy for Carroll’s classic work Though Hudson did not stray far from the original vision of John Tenniel's drawings, she perhaps instilled her work with a more lively spirit. Her use of color reminds one of Rene Bull or Edward Detmold. A copy of this book with the dustjacket is a very nice find. A very pleasing edition of what is perhaps the most fantastic children’s story of all time.

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        Exposition Picasso

      Galeries Georges Petit, Paris, 1932, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First EditionVRANCKEN, CHARLES. Exposition Picasso, Paris: Galeries Georges Petit, 1932. Quarto, catalog for an exhibition, pp. 77 plus 32 plates in gravure, softcover rebound in maroon buckram with morocco label on spine, presentation copy printed for Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Flechtheim. (Arnold Flechtheim is listed in the back as one of the organizers of the exhibit. He was a Berlin gallerist who would be forced to flee when the Nazis seized power.) The exhibit was one of the most important Picasso shows ever put up. From Wikipedia: Art historian Michael C. Fitzgerald writes that, "displaying 225 paintings, seven sculptures, and six illustrated books, the exhibition was a blockbuster. Apart from sheer size, the show ranged across Picasso's career from 1900 to the early months of 1932." Petit, who was a linchpin of the Paris art scene for decades, was dead by the time the Picasso show was mounted. Text in French. Condition of this book: Boards lightly worn with a few marks. Leaves tight, with a few pencil marks in margins, images fine. Size: Quarto. Text is in French. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; France; 1930s; French Language; Art & Design. Inventory No: 51805.

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      Paris: Editions de la Montagne, [1932].. Large octavo. Printed wrapper over stiff wrapper. Fine in oversize, lightly frayed glassine wrapper. First edition. Illustrated with five original engravings by Stanley William Hayter, prominent British surrealist printmaker and founder of Atelier 17. This is one of fifty numbered copies on Hollande Van Gelder, from a total edition of eighty copies, signed by the author and the artist. MONOD 6129.

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        Prices and Production, Etc.

      London : George Routledge & Sons, 1932, Hardback, Second EditionA fine copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Ex-libris copy with minor stamp. ; 112 pages; Physical desc. : xv, 112 p. ; 19 cm. Subject: Money --Prices --Currency question. Series: Studies in economics and political science, no. 107.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Fairy Tales

      London: George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd., 1932. Large octavo. Original full Japanese vellum, titles and decoration to spine gilt, titles and rules to upper board gilt, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Housed in the original publisher's slipcase. With 12 colour illustrations and many others in black and white throughout the text. Discrete pencil ownership inscription. A few trivial marks to spine and front board, a truly beautiful copy in excellent condition, bright, sound and internally very fresh, with the slipcase a little split from the mouth at two corners. First Rackham edition, number 439 of 525 deluxe copies signed by Rackham, of which 500 were for sale. Scarce in the slipcase, especially so in such lovely overall condition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Die Juden in Der Mark Brandenburg Bis Zum Jahre 1571. Historisch Studien Unter Mitwirkung Der Herren universitats-Professoren: W. Andreas, O. Becker. Heft 220

      Verlag Dr. Emil Ebering, Berlin 1932 - Text in German. Printed on good paper. Scans available upon request XIX +367 Pages. First edition. Not the original binding though. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        The Bible of Life Insurance

      Compiled for The American Conservation Company, 1932, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust JacketSize: 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall. Ex-Library. Stamps on front free endpapges. Light tanning to spine. Endpages lightly tanned. Stamp on edges of text-block. Dust soiling to top edge of text block. Black & white photographs and illustrations. Boards lightly bumped and shelf worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Number written in pencil on title page. Minor scuff to front board. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 136990.

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        The Pastures of Heaven

      Brewer, Warren and Putnam 1932 - NY, Brewer, Warren & Putnam, 1932, 1932. NY, Brewer, Warren & Putnam, 1932, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. His second book, Goldstone & Payne A2a, Morrow 14, this first edition is one of only 1,650 copies actually bound (from a print-run of 2,500 sets of sheets), only 650 copies were actually sold. According to Harry Thornton Moore in his first critical study of Steinbeck's works, The Pastures of Heaven "is the most popular of Steinbeck's three early books. It points the way to most of his subsequent writing.” Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket 2 mm shorter than the book. Housed in a custom-made collector’s slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Little Wizard Series. The Jell-O Booklets: 4 Vols. Ozma and the Little Wizard, Tiktok and the Nome King, Jack Pumpkinhead and the Sawhorse, and The Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman

      The Reilly & Lee Company, Chicago 1932 - Complete set of all four Little Wizard volumes issued as Jell-O premiums Jell-O advertisements appear on the title page and page [30] of each volume. Jell-O recipes are printed inside the rear covers, and the back covers contain colored illustrations of the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman carrying a giant platter of Jell-O. Hanff p. 84 and Bienvenue p. 86-87. All of the volumes are complete with sound saddle-stapled bindings. No rips, tape, writing, or missing pieces. Minor wear, mostly along spines. Light soiling to Ozma. Looks like a small (1/4") split at the spine tail of Scarecrow has been neatly mended. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Read'Em Again Books, ABAA]
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        East River. New York City.

      New York. 1932 - Oil painting on canvas. 30 x 20 inches. Signed. Framed. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Manhattan's Oases, New York's 1932 Speak-Easies

      E. P. Dutton, New York, 1932, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Fair Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, First EditionHIRSCHFELD, AL. Manhattan's Oases, New York's 1932 Speak-Easies, New York: E.P. Dutton, 1932. Quarto, first edition, pp. 83, turquoise cloth boards with paper labels on spine and upper panel, barroom caricatures by Hirschfeld with reportage by Gordon Kahn, introduction by Heywood Broun. This was Hirschfeld's first book, profiling 36 illegal bars, with a single plate for each establishment facing a page of commentary by Kahn (who respects no ethnicity, gender or race), and a drink recipe from the house bartender. Scarce, especially in jacket. Condition of this book: Dust jacket chipped at edges with some loss, stained. Boards also stained. Endpages browned, other leaves generally clean, tight, images fine. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Art & Design; United States; 1930s; Humour. Inventory No: 51807.

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        A Descriptive Catalogue of Various Pieces of Silver Plate Forming the Collection of the New York Farmers 1882--1932

      Privately Published at the Sign of the Golden Head 1932 - 1932 limited edition (number 18 out of 85) with teg. 19 black and white plates. Slight fraying on edges of cover, small stain on edge of three pages, else fine. Oversize book – extra shipping charges will apply, especially for international and priority orders as this will not fit into a flat rate envelope. Language: eng Language: eng 0.0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Shining Life: An Appreciation of Julius Rosenwald Delivered at a Memorial Service in Fisk Memorial Chapel, Nashville, Tennessee, February 14, 1932

      Fisk University Bulletin. Vol. 8, Number 1. (Nashville: Fisk University) 1932 - 8vo., printed wrappers, sewn; lightly soiled. First edition; not identified in standard bibliographical references. A presentation copy, inscribed: "For Doris Ulmann, with sincere regards. James Weldon Johnson," on the title page ----- New York photographer Doris Ulmann (1884-1934), acclaimed for her photographic study of South Carolina black families in Julia Peterkin's "Roll, Jordan, Roll" (1933), supplied a striking portrait for "Along This Way; The Autobiography of James Weldon Johnson" (1933). Chief Justice William Howard Taft called Julius Rosenwald, patriarch of the Sears, Roebuck empire, "a great national asset." On February 14, 1932, five weeks after Rosenwald's death, James Weldon Johnson, recently appointed to the Adam K. Spence Chair of Creative Literature and Writing at Fisk University, paid tribute to the Chicago philanthropist, whose Fund (officially incorporated in October 1917) had provided nearly $5,000,000, or around fifteen percent of the amount necessary to establish some 5,000 rural schoolhouses (for 650,000 black students) across fifteen Southern states. "[I]n this age of tottering social standards, of crumbling religious sanctions, of bankrupt statesmanship and economics, of discredited politicians and financiers, it seems to me that one of the supreme needs of humanity is men in whom it can believe," asserted Johnson. "[T]he life of Julius Rosenwald, is a shining life." Johnson, in particular, had well benefited from Rosenwald's generosity - with the completion of "Black Manhattan" made possible by a 1929 Rosenwald fellowship. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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      Edinburgh: Grant & Murray Limited,. [1932]. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7 [8] 9-256,. original red cloth, spine panel stamped in black.. A fine copy in very good plus 7/6 printed dust jacket (orange paper. stock) with tanned paper stock. A fairly scarce book, especially in. jacket. (#130489). First edition. Collection of supernatural fiction by noted Scottish folklorist and authority on occultism. Ghosts, witchcraft, ancestral curses, lycanthropy, and a stone gargoyle that comes to life. "The Red Flasket" holds an elixir distilled from virgin's blood and is used to extend the life of a dissolute nobleman. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3- 184. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1508. Frost, The Monster With a Thousand Faces, pp. 85-86. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 453. Bleiler (1978), p. 183. Reginald 13479.

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        The Interpretation of the Atom.

      London: John Murray, 1932 - Octavo. Original dark red cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With the dust jackets. A superb copy in the bright jacket that has a nick to the foot of the front panel. 20 plates, 2 folding diagrams, text illustrations. First and only edition of Soddy's Interpretation of the Atom, a major revision of his Interpretation of Radium, which first published in 1909, and had been out of print since the fourth edition of 1922. Soddy was awarded the 1921 Nobel Prize for chemistry for his investigations into the origin and nature of isotopes.

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        THE INTERPRETATION OF THE ATOM. [In the Scarce Dust Original Printed Dust Jacket]

      London:: John Murray,, 1932. First Edition. Very Good++. A Very Good++ hardback Stated First Edition First Printing with foxing, owner bookplate front paste-down in a Very Good++ Dust Jacket with sunning spine, mild chips, scuffs. 8vo. xvii, 355 pp. + 2 Foldout Tables rear. Rare in original printed Dust Jacket.

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        The Interpretation of the Atom - [Contents: the Radioactive Elements and Isotopes. --The General Progress of Atomic Chemistry]

      New York, Putnam, 1932, Hardback, Stated First EditionNear fine copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 355 pages; Description: xviii p. , 1 l. , 355 p. Illus. , plates, 2 fold. Tab. , diagrs. 23 cm. Subjects: Atoms. Radioactivity. 1921 Nobel Prize winner. "This book has been written to take the place of The interpretation of radium, first published in 1909."--Pref.

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        The Cryptogram

      Various - The Cryptogram. 236 issues (digest size) beginning June 1932 and ending with Vol. 48 No. 3, 1982. 25 issues (1932-1940) are in white wraps and in least very good condition. There were no issues in 1941, 1942. There are 14 issues (1943-1945), Vol 12, No.5-Vol 14, No.6; these are mixed, some in white wraps only, others in original manilla envelopes. 85 issues (1946-1979), Vols 15-45, complete in original envelopes. 12 issues (1980-1982), Vols 46-48, incomplete in envelopes. An added bonus: miscellaneous ephemera--a memorial obituary, 1939; directories for 1947 and 1950; a Christmas card booklet, 1954. All very good or better. Enough codes and ciphers to keep you puzzled for a long time! [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Save Me the Waltz

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1932. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine and upper board in purple. With the dust jacket. Boards lightly rubbed and faded at the spine and edges, very light damp stain to lower board, endpapers partially browned, contents toned. A very good copy in the lightly rubbed and nicked jacket with faded spine panel, and chips from the rear and spine panels affecting the spine title. First edition, first printing. Rarely found with the cloth in such good condition.

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        L'EROICA. Rassegna Italiana. Anno XX-XXI - Quaderno 167-168.:

      Luglio/agosto, Milano 1932 - (Codice CV7802) In 4° (cm 33,5x24,7) 89 pp. In assoluto la più bella rivista del '900, impressa su sontuosa carta filigranata, barbe. Il presente numero contiene 13 xilografie originali di Aldo Patocchi di cui 2 ripetute in copertina, 2 a doppia pagina e 3 spettacolari grandi e ripiegate misura cm. 47x64. Brossura editoriale, ottimo stato. Euro 425 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA ~ Tutti i libri subito disponibili. Descrizioni precise, consegna rapida con imballaggio solido. All books are in stock in fine conditions or described meticulously. Very safe packaging ~

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        La Sala del Ridotto'. Masked Venetian Ball, after the painting by Pietro Longhi. [1701-1785].

      . 7in x 11in 1932 - Coloured pastels, signed and dated in pencil with initials, inscribed with title by artist on reverse, faint crease across top right corner, few nicks on edge of left margin, A typical bright pastel drawing by this artist who had an exhibition at the Grosvenor Gallery in 1922. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: R.G. Watkins Books and Prints]
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        The Hunting If . .. Courtesy of Kathrina Cooley

      [New York]: Compliments of Ernest L. Woodward, M.F.H. [privately printed by the Derrydale Press], 1932. First Edition, "One Hundred Copies of the Hunting If have been printed by Eugene V. Connettt at the Derrydale Press in the Month of April 1932.". Square 12mo. Sketches throughout text. Text printed on one side of the pages only. Rebound in red cloth, preserving the original gilt morocco fox mask on upper cover. Fine. Laid into quarter morocco clamshell box, with red morocco label on upper cover. Siegel 61; Frazier S-6-a . Handsome little volume containing an adaptation of Kipling's celebrated poem, 'If' to the sporting field. Rare

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Royal Yachts. Published by Gracious Permission of His Majesty The King.

      London: Rich and Cowan, 1932 - Large quarto. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine, two raised bands, single rule to boards, naval flag to front board, twin rule to turn-ins, burgundy endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A fine copy. Colour frontispiece and 15 colour plates, all mounted with printed frames and captions, with tissue guards; 94 half-tone or black and white illustrations. First edition. Limited to 1,000 copies.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Medieval embroideries and textiles in Sweden.

      Almqvist & Wiksells boktryckeri, Uppsala and Stockholm 1932 - 12.5 x 17 two volume Hardback in slipcase in Very Good; Illustrated by 220 plates; Published 1928-29 as: Medeltida vävnader ock broderier I Sverige. Swedish text revised and shortened by Lindblom for English translation. Chapter II on double-weavings by Vivi Sylwan. In-text illustrations in volume 1 are line-blocks and gravures, with 4 mounted color relief half-tones; plates in v. 2 are collotypes and mounted color relief half-tones. From an edition of 100 numbered copies with 7 unnumbered, not for sale. Bound in buckram, leather spine labels in gilt. Slipcase. With cancelled bookplates of Royal Society of Arts Library. Volume I (text) is missing the front free end paper.; 23; 55 pp.; [7] pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: RugBooks, IOBA]
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        Miss Zilphia Gant

      Dallas: Book Club of Texas, 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine-. 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& & ¶ Probably written in 1929, three years before publication by the Book Club of Texas in this special edition of three hundred copies. The short story centers on development of the title character whose mother raises her as a virtual prisoner. "Though it is crude in its handling of sexual imagery and suffers from a number of other technical problems that betray it as an early story, it does create two vivid characters. And of more importance, it reveals the author grappling with a theme that will be developed fully in some of his greatest stories and novels: the warping, destructive impact upon the psyche of the repression of those drives that connect the human being to the world of nature. . . . The narrative techniques of 'Miss Zilphia Gant' also show Faulkner surely, if falteringly, moving toward this techniques that will make his Jefferson stories and novels masterpieces." (Volpe, A Reader's Guide to William Faulkner: The Short Stories) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd]
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        The History of the Texas League of Professional Baseball Clubs

      (Dallas): The Texas Baseball League. 1932. First. 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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Bell's Geography: 6 Volume Set (A System of Geography, Poplular and Scientific)

      Glasgow: Archibald Fullarton & Co 1932 - A superb set of 6 matching hb volumes. Octavo. Very attractive binding, in half crushed calf, green with 3 raised bands to spine, which has gilt titles, gilt bands & gilt decor. Grey & green marbled boards with matching marbled endpapers & no inscriptions. All volumes are very tight & clean and illustrated by a complete set of maps & other engravings - many of which are fold-outs. A very attractive set, 14 x 22cm **Heavy set - please contact bookseller for P&P costs**

      [Bookseller: Berwyn Books]
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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - WITH - Through The Looking-Glass

      NY: The Limited Editions Club, 1932 & 35. 2 volumes, illustrated by Tenniel, limited numbered editions being copies #616 & 242 respectively, Alice's Adventures signed by Alice Hargreaves, additional signed by Frederic Warde on the limitation page, Through The Looking-Glass not signed by Alice but additionaly signed by Carl Van Doren who did the introduction. Both volumes rebound in 1/2 brown morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spines, all edges gilt, a VERY GOOD SET.

      [Bookseller: D&D Galleries - ABAA]
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        Chats About Miniature Books

      (Boston: Thomas Todd, 1932). 30pp. One of 250 copies. The illustration used for the frontispiece was loaned by Wilbur Macey Stone. A true miniature book about miniatures written by collectors whose tiny tomes were auctioned at Swann Galleries on November 15, 1990. Outer hinge lightly rubbed, light uniform fading to covers and slipcase. Overall, a nearly fine copy in stiff blue wrappers decorated and lettered in gold, with a matching paper slipcase. (Welsh 7022). (1 5/8 by 1 5/16; 40x33mm).

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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