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      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., [1932] - Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-viii 1-312 + 8-page publisher's catalogue dated "932" at bottom of page 8 inserted at rear, original blue cloth, front panel ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition, first impression, second issue. 1518 copies were prepared in this format of which 237 were issued with the second dust jacket. Stapledon's elusive second novel, written as a companion piece to his LAST AND FIRST MEN (1930). With its unique perspective and autobiographical focus, LAST MEN IN LONDON is one of Stapledon's most powerful and personal novels. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 3- 57. See Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 2-98; (1987) 2-109 and (1995) 2-119. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 719. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 62. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 1152. Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 151. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 205. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516- 1985, p. 196. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, pp. 203- 06. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 185. Reginald 13556. Satty and Smith A4.1.1.1. Top edge of text block a bit tanned, else a bright, fine copy in bright, nearly fine second state dust jacket (light green paper stock; trident design on front panel) with some tanning to spine panel and narrow strips of tanning along top edges of rear panel and flap fold. A very nice copy. (#102712) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        Pool and Rapid. The Story of a River

      London: A. & C. Black, Ltd. 1932, 1st Edition. () [viii],239pp. + 1 leaf (advetisement for "Silver"). Very good. Small Octavo (approximately 20cm tall) in original green cloth with titles in gilt on spine and green top edge with one illustration (frontispiece - map). Some fraying to bottom of spine and a bit of shelf wear to crown. Corners bumped. Included is a summary of the book affixed to the front pastedown, likely a piece of the dust jacket. Cave A 9. The very scarce first UK edition of Pool and Rapid in very nice collectable condition. Comes with a prepaid postcard from A&C Black inviting individuals to receive their Spring and Autumn Lists and general announcements for new books..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Dwellers in the Mirage

      Skeffington 1932 - First Edition. This is the scarce English edition with the 24-page publisher's catalogue for "Autumn, 1932" inserted at rear. This original dustjacket has minor wear to spine and edges. Otherwise, this rare dustjacket is rich in color and has the rare wrap around band from the publisher present. The book is in nice shape. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the panels. The pages are clean with some discoloization to the endpapers. There is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, an attractive copy of this first edition seldom found with this dustjacket!!! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Hitler ohne Maske

      Der Antifaschist (1932), München - Sm. 8vo. 71pp. Original wrappers in protective mylar. Minor staining and creasing to wraps. Fascinating brochure warning the German population of Hitler's and his Nazi parties goals (Hitler without a mask). Published a year before Hitler came to power, the author sensed the catastrophe that could and would fall upon Germany if Hitler was elected. A very rare and important piece of history. Text in German, Gothic script. Very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Peril at End House (in fdj)

      The Crime Club - Collins 1932 - First edition first impression from 1932 in Good+ condition, there is some spotting to pre text pages and some minor wear to boards, no other markings, please see pics, jacket is a facsimiile copy, now in removable protective sleeve, please see pics, paypal accepted, any questions please get in touch. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Topper Takes a Trip

      Garden City: Doubleday Doran. 1932. First. First edition. Gilt spine lettering dull but readable, tiny spot on titlepage, a very good or better copy lacking the dustwrapper. Nicely Inscribed by the author: "For Bob Jones from Thorne Smith, the golden haired boy." For whatever reason, Smith has drawn an arrow to the publisher's name under the inscription. The sequel to Topper. Topper and his staid wife storm the Riviera and meet some old and new ethereal acquaintances. Basis for the film featuring Constance Bennett, Roland Young and Billie Burke. .

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        The Mask Of Fu Manchu : FuManchu

      A. L. Burt, 1932. ........Hardcover, first printing, vg or better due to some soiling to covers, spine has some chips at head and is slightly darkened; original dust jacket which is about vg due to some back cover damage and tape at the base of the spine; Signed and inscribed by Sax Rohmer on the half-title page - " To john with love from $ax". ....... .......... Signed by Author. .. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Terry Nudds]
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        The Thirty-Nine Steps

      UK: William Blackwood, 1932. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine. The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan SIGNED First Edition William Blackwood 1915. Rebound in blue cloth published by William Blackwood, 1915 with loosely inserted TYPED AND SIGNED LETTER FROM JOHN BUCHAN dated April 1932. A fine copy.

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        Brave New World

      London: Chatto and Windus,, 1932. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge stained blue. With the dust jacket. Spine gently faded with a crease, tiny nicks to corners, entirely sound and internally fresh, an excellent copy in the bright, striking jacket with small chips to corners and a few closed tears to edges, the spine panel almost entirely untanned. First edition, first impression, trade issue. One of modern literature's most appealing books, a seminal work of fiction and a triumph of book design. A superb copy in a bright, striking jacket with the spine panel almost entirely untanned.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Christopher Robin Verses

      London Methuen 1932 - First Edition thus of this combined edition of 'When We Were Very Young' and 'Now We Are Six'. With 12 colour plates by Ernest Shepard. A Good copy in a VG DW and original overwrap. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Iconographie ichtyologique de l'Indochine: Poissons des campagnes du "de Lanessan" (1925-1929). 1re partie.

      . Saigon, Institut Oceanographique de l'Indochine, 1932. 4to. 155 pp., 50 brightly coloured plates, some augmented with silver. Original printed wrappers.* A rare and important monograph on the fishes of Vietnam describing 33 marine and 17 freshwater species. The fine plates are after watercolours by Luu-Khac-Khiem. A repair to the spine edges, otherwise a very good clean copy. Not in Nissen, (nor in Dean's "Bibliography of fishes"; concluded in 1915)..

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        I am a Fugitive from a Georgia Chain Gang!

      New York: Vanguard Press, 1932. First Edition. The author's first book, originally issued as a six-part serial in the pages of True Detective Mysteries in 1931, and picked up by Vanguard the following year. A slightly fictionalized but largely autobiographical account, written while in hiding, of the author's adventures with the Georgia penal system, beginning with his arrest for stealing $5.80 from an Atlanta grocer in 1922. Burns's intent was to expose the brutality and corruption of the chain gang system, and he succeeded; the book created an instant furor upon publication and became a bestseller for Vanguard. It served as the basis for the Mervyn LeRoy film released later the same year, starring Paul Muni in the role of Burns. The film heralded a new genre - the prison drama - and won three Oscars including a Best Actor Award for Muni. Copies in dustjacket are rare, this being only the second jacketed copy we have handled. SUVAK 38. Octavo (21cm); light gray cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in blue on spine and front panel; blue topstain; dustjacket; 257pp. Contemporary owner's name and date to front endpaper, light foxing to right edge of textblock, with some light offsetting to endpapers and a few faint splash marks to topstain; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.00); evidence of clear tape removal on verso at corners, spine ends, and rear flap fold; shallow chipping at spine ends and corners, including a small triangular chip affecting the "R" in the author's name at lower front panel; light sunning to spine, with faint soil to rear panel; still a substantially complete, Very Good example.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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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. 20 plates, 2 folding diagrams, text illustrations. A superb copy in the bright jacket that has a nick to foot of front panel. 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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        An Autographed Hotel Letter Head of the Arsenal Football Team 1931-32

      Anon. Very Good. 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. A sheet containing autographs of this classic team including the manager Herbert Chapman. Also the players: Cliff Bastin, Roberts, David Jack, Eddie Hapgood, Alex James, Frank Moss, Ray Parkin, Bob John, Joe Hulme, Charlie Jones, Tim Parker. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 1 pages .

      [Bookseller: Lion Books PBFA]
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        Song and Its Fountains

      London: Macmillan and Co. Ltd.,, 1932. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to upper board and spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Mild browning to two pages but an excellent copy in the rather tanned dust jacket. First edition, first impression. With the author's fine presentation inscription and original pastel drawing to the front free endpaper, "To my dear Osborn Bergin who will forgive many things to the poet which he would condemn in the scholar. From his friend A.E." Beneath this inscription is a full page colour pastel drawing signed by A.E. depicting a woman reading. Osborn Bergin was a lifetime friend of George Russell (A.E.), and one of Ireland's most respected Irish language and literature scholars, reaching the position of Director of the School of Irish Studies at University College Dublin, as well as being an active member of the Gaelic League.

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        Fairy Tales

      London: George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd., 1932. Quarto (245 x 185 mm). Blue half morocco, blue cloth boards, raised bands, gilt titles to spine, single gilt rule to boards, pattern endpapers, gilt top edge. With 12 illustrations in colour, and many others in black and white throughout the text. Rubbing to leather at corners and spine, spine gently sunned, a very good copy. First trade edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Die Buchillustration des XVIII. Jahrhunderts in Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. 3 Bande.1: Die deutsche Buchillustration des Spätbarock und Rokoko. Mit 95 Bildern auf 60 Lichtdrucktafeln.2: Die deutsche und schweizerische Buchillustration des Vorklassizismus. Mit 253 Bildern auf 92 Lichtdrucktafeln.3: Die Buchillustration des XVIII. Jahrhunderts in Österreich. Die Buchillustration des Klassizismus und der Frühromantik in Deutschland und der Schweiz. Mit 188 Bildern auf 60 Lichtdrucktafeln.

      Maximilian-Gesellschaft 1932-1934, Frankfurt a.M., - 113 + 243 + 156Seiten, Sous emboîtages.Num. Ex. Büttenpapier Nr. 64. Bd. 1, Nr. 61 Bd. 2, Nr 61 Bd. 3. Sehr schönes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie du Varis]
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        The Desert Column : Leaves From the Diary of an Australian Tropper in Gallipoli, Sinai, and Palestine

      Angus & Robertson Publishers, Australia, 1932, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First EditionHeavy browning and spotting to page edges, prelims and lightly to some inside pages; light browning, soiling and bumping to spine; ex-libris sticker and light pen notes to first free page and front paste-down. Binding tight with slight forward lean. Second Printing. Size: 12mo 7" - 7½" tall.

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        Les tapis et tissages du Djebel-Amour (Rugs and Weavings of Djebel-Amour)

      Ernest Leroux, Paris, 1932, Portfolio, Book Condition: Good+; 8.75 x 11 (29 cm) Text booklet and loose plates in printed Portfolio in Good condition. Deaccessioned from the University of New York, Binghamton with discard stamps.Illustrated by 50 plates, (3 folded, 4 color relief halftones); GWO 1887. A standard work on Algerian rugs and kilims with a wide variety of types and designs. Plates include both design diagrams (with color key on separate leaf), and illustrations of actual weavings. From the series "Collection du centenaire de l'Alg?rie. 1830 - 1930. Vie intellectuelle et artistique". [CSROT 154, CRES 1131].; 3; vii, 30, [6] p..

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        The Losers

      Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1932, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, First Edition, Illustrated By: Burroughes, DorothySize: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, 320 pages. 550 grams. Book is in good condition marked only by previous owner's inscription. Dust jacket is in fair condition with some wear, tears, and chipping. 50mm by 20mm section at head of spine missing. Dust jacket condition preserved in new clear plastic non-adhesive protective covering. Dust jacket illustration by Dorothy Burroughes. Dorothy Burroughes (also known by the name Dorothy Mary L Burroughes), died 1963. Designed posters for the Underground Group 1920-1922 Educated; The Slade School of Fine Art; Educated; Heatherley's School of Fine Art ; Educated; Germany;Biography:Dorothy Burroughes was an illustrator, designer and linocut artist. She contributed to a number of magazines including The Bystander and Illustrated London News. She became well known for her illustrations of animals, which appeared in numerous books in the 1920s and 1930s. In December 1934, an exhibition of her watercolours depicting birds, animals and flowers was organised by the Fine Art Society.

      [Bookseller: Serendipitous Ink]
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        Save Me The Waltz

      New York, Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1932. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine copy. First Edition, First Printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Linda Shawn

      Jarrolds, UK 1932 - 1st Edition 1932. A story of the countryside. The important dedication copy. Printed 'To Vivian Ellis Who said I should write this book' Inscribed on the front endpaper from the author to the Vivian Ellis. This item being part of the small collection of books, letters and papers recently acquired from his estate. Vivian Ellis was an English musical comedy composer best known for the song "Spread a Little Happiness". Ellis became the President of the Performing Right Society and in 1984 the society instituted an annual event - the Vivian Ellis Prize - to encourage young composers and lyricists to write for the musical stage. Several of the promising writers featured in the competition went on to success, including Charles Hart who wrote lyrics for Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical of The Phantom of the Opera. Book is very good++ and bright. Contents good. The wrapper is very good and quite bright. Small loss to spine bottom. Light rubbing and nicks to edges. A few small closed tears to edges. Spine bottom darkened. Foxing spots to rear and front of the wrapper. More images can be taken upon request. Ref8424 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Silabario de la ciudadanía de la mujer mexicana

      D.F., México: Talleres Tipográficos del Gobierno, 1932. First edition. 37 numbered pages. 19.5 x 14 cm. (7.5 x 5.5 inches). A pamphlet in the original beige wrappers with black lettering. Bound with two metal staples. Age toning, especially to the preliminary pages. Small chips to the right margin of the front wrapper and the title page. The paper is somewhat fragile. A clean and tidy copy, inside and out. A Very Good Minus copy. Very scarce in any condition. A landmark work on the rights of women and an influential document in labor organization as well as feminist theory. Silabario de la ciudadanía de la mujer mexicana. Robles de Mendoza, Margarita. Talleres Tipográficos del Gobierno, 1932. Primera edición. 37 páginas numeradas. 19,5 x 14 cm. (7,5 x 5,5 pulgadas). En rústica. Un folleto en los envoltorios originales de color beige con letras en negro. Encuadernado con dos grapas metálicas. Tonificación por edad, especialmente para las páginas preliminares. Con pequeñas fichas a la margen derecha de la envoltura delantera y la página del título. El papel es un poco frágil. Una copia limpia y ordenada, dentro y por fuera. Una muy buena copia. El folleto está encerrado en una cartera hechos a medida. Muy escasa en cualquier condición. Un trabajo histórico sobre los derechos de las mujeres y un documento influyente en la organización del trabajo, así como la teoría feminista. Margarita Robles de Mendoza (née Margarita Robles Díaz) (1896-1954) nació en la Ciudad de México. Asistió al Colegio Normal Metodista en Puebla y obtuvo su título profesional de maestra. Hacia 1921 viajó a California graduándose como psicóloga educacional en el Pomona College de Claremont. Inmediatamente después consiguió permiso del estado de California para ejercer como maestra. Estuvo casada con el abogado Salvador Mendoza, de quien se separó, sin obtener el divorcio. Tuvo un hijo, Guillermo Mendoza, nacido en 1924. En todos sus escritos aparece con su nombre de casada. Robles refiere haberse afiliado a la Revolución Mexicana desde 1913, estando encargada de distribuir propaganda y servir de enlace para enviar mensajes de agentes estacionados en Tepic. Robles de Mendoza se declara feminista, escritora, periodista, oradora y subraya no tener conexión con ninguna secta religiosa; era conocida como una buena conferencista y aguerrida luchadora por los derechos de la mujer. Su vida transcurrió entre Washington y Nueva York donde tuvo contacto con sufragistas de la talla de Doris Stevens (1892–1963) y Alice Paul (1885–1977). Escribió artículos para periódicos y revistas y fue autora de La evolución de la mujer en México, compilación de sus conferencias, editada en 1931, Ciudadanía de la mujer mexicana, en 1932 y el mismo año el Silabario de la ciudadanía de la mujer mexicana. No contamos con datos acerca de la fecha de su fallecimiento, pero Sáenz Royo menciona en su libro escrito en 1954 que en ese entonces acababa de fallecer.. First Edition. Pamphlet. Very Good Minus. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Marc Sena Carrel]
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        P?nktchen und Anton ein roman fur kinder

      Williams & Co. Verlag, 1932, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, First Edition, Illustrated By: Walter TrierThe book is bound in light blue silk cloth covered boards. The half title and Title pages appear to be hand scribed. the verso of the title page has written in pencil at the top "Alle Rechte vorbehalten, ....." and at the bottom "Auflage ???? Aldus ???? Berlin. Printed in Gerny, Copyright 1932 by Williams & Co. g.m.b.h. Berlin-grunwald" The pages then 'appear' to be typed copies interspersed with hand lettered pages, and what appear to be 10 original drawings, with some original pencil sketch lines just visible, including one that has been coloured. A small drawing of Emil and Anton is not listed in the illustrations list, and appears on the last page of the story. Size: 4to 9?" - 12" tall. 224 pages. Text is in German. Please refer to the accompanying picture(s) Illustrator: Walter Trier. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Children; Germany; German Language; Inventory No: 0249841.

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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.-

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        The Store

      New York: Doubleday Doran and Company, 1932. 571 p. Black cloth with paper labels on spine and front cover. First edition, first printing. Very Good condition. No jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. No ownership marks or inscriptions. Spine well-sunned, nick to label there and some wear and fading as well. Light wrinkling to upper edge of text block. A bit of sticker residue on ffep. A solid copy of a sought-after first.

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        [Photo Album]: Several Photo Albums of One Soldier Including Hawaii, 1932-1935

      Hawaii. 1932-1935. Oblong quartos or octavos. Four different string-tied photo albums. The first album is brown leather with "Aloha Hawaii" stamped in gilt on the front board measuring 9" x 12"; the next is black leather over paper boards measuring 7" x 10" with a tropical scene stamped in gilt with the words "photographs" and "Aloha Hawaii" as well the owner's initials; the third is black embossed leather over paper boards measuring 8" x 12" with "Photographs" in silver on the front board; the last is brown cork, lacking the front board, measuring 6.5" x 8.5". All albums about very good with some scattered chips, tears, and edgewear, with one album lacking the front board; all photographs near fine or better. Contains a collection of 464 black and white or sepia toned photographs measuring between 1.5" x 2" to 5" x 7", the majority with captions.An extensive collection of photographs taken by Private Edward D. Navary while stationed in Hawaii during his service with the United States Signal Corps from 1932-1935. Included throughout the album are photographs depicting military trips to Mexico, various Hawaiian Islands, and Panama, as well as images from his leave when he went back to New York to visit family. Using the U.S.A.T. Republic, pictured here, he traveled to Panama and Mexico with the Army after the ship was transferred to Army control in 1931. Photographs include what Navary captioned "scenes at Panama City R. Dep." depicting the Dominican convent, business district, and the Balboa district of Panama. The Hawaiian portion of the albums shows soldiers and natives working together on military bases including a notable one in Waianae. The landscape of the islands is seen in pictures captioned, "sunset looking west far out, Pacific from the pass;" and "a high and sharp peak in Waianae Mountain." Soldiers are shown enjoying the beaches, practicing track and field, posing with the barracks mascot, a donkey, as well as working on switchboards for the Signal Corps, and some are posed in front of Naval planes. There are also photos of military planes flying overhead and some beautiful photos of the islands from the air and the Punchbowl Crater.Among the photographs are images of Navary's friends and family in New York and New Jersey presumably taken while he was on leave. These photos show home life in the 1930s with images of newborns, posing on Monmouth Beach, New Jersey, and riding motorcycles in New York. Also featured are girls posing by cars and some school photos given to Navary of unnamed girlfriends. A large assortment of photographs showing the 1930s American military effort pre-World War II as well as civilian life during the decade. .

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        The Orators

      Faber & Faber Limited, London,, 1932. An English Study. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge stained blue others untrimmed. With the dust jacket. A fine copy in the rather frayed and rubbed, dust jacket with some minor loss at the head of the mildly tanned spine panel. First Edition, First Impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The king of the golden river / by John Ruskin ; illustrated by Arthur Rackham

      London : George Harrap 1932 - 47, [4] colour plates : ill. ; 23 cm. Illustrated t.p. in red and black. Referenced by: Latimore & Haskell. Arthur Rackham. Genre: Children's literature -- Illustrated. Very good copy bound in the original illustated stiff-card wrappers, with some minor nicks and dulling around the edges. With the original dust wrapper, also very good, although slightly dust-toned and edge-nicked. Title in pen on spine of dw. Some light, marginal foxing around the title and plates, but very bright and clean otherwise. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. 1 Kg. 47 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bridge Leading into Town

      1932. Oil painting on board. Signed. 60.96 x 50.8 cm. On same panel with [Woman in Green Beret].

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        Thurso's Landing and Other Poems

      1932. Hardcover. Very Good. First Printing of First Edition, black cloth-backed pink boards, gilt decorated and lettered; lacks dust jacket. Inscribed and signed to artist Jean Kellogg (1910-1995) in the year of publication "from her friend Robinson Jeffers. Tor House, Carmel, California. April, 1932" on the front free endpaper in black ink. In very good condition, with some fading, spine leaning a bit, light shelf wear, soiling, other mild wear.

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        First Lesson A Novel

      London: Chatto & Windus,, 1932. Octavo. Original yellow cloth, gilt titles on red cloth label to spine, red top-stain. With the dust jacket. Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Spine rolled, cloth a little dulled, light spotting to endpapers, contents faintly toned. A very good copy in the rubbed, nicked and toned jacket that has been skilfully repaired at the folds. First edition, first impression of the author's fourth book, the second that he published under the pseudonym James Aston.

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        Wedding announcement

      Grabhorn Press, San Francisco 1932 - Quarto. one leaf, folded once. Illustrated with a "horn of plenty". An announcement by Mrs. Martha Snow Bissell for the marriage of her daughter Martha Jane to Mr. Robert Grabhorn on Saturday, July 16, 1932. Not listed in the Grabhorn Press bibliography. Rare, obviously. A few very faint creases, else fine

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        Rumour at Nightfall

      Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.,, 1932. Octavo. Original black cloth, red cloth backstrip, titles and geometric design to spine in black, red endpapers and top-stain. With the dust jacket. Edges of cloth a little faded. An excellent copy in the rubbed and creased jacket with some small chips and closed tears. First US edition, first printing. Originally published in the UK in the previous year.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Three Musketeers

      London: George G. Harrap & Co.,, 1932. 1 vol., 8-5/8" x 6", illustrated with 16 color plates by Rowland Wheelwright. Bound in full red calf, ribbed gilt decorated spine,gilt lettered blue and green spine label, covers ruled and paneled in gilt, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, housed in a red cloth open-ended slipcase, by Riviere. Hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine, in BEAUTIFUL CONDITION.

      [Bookseller: D&D Galleries - ABAA]
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