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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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        The Jewish Utopia

      Baltimore, MD The Lord Baltimore Press 1932. 160 pages. Extensive footnotes. Bibliography. Signed and inscribed by author to a friend upon front free endpaper. "The aim of this work is to present, in a comprehensive way, the traditional Jewish conception of the ideal life for individuals, as well as for nations." - from Preface. Somewhat above-average external soiling and wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. Signed First Edition Hard Cover 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall; First Edition. Fair

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        Bulletin of Chinese Modern Economic History (all 4)(Chinese Edition) ZHONG GUO JIN DAI JING JI SHI YAN JIU JI KAN ( QUAN 4 CE )

      Beijing Library Press.. hardcover. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Hardcover. Publisher: Beijing Library Press. Modern China Bulletin of Economic History. is the first publication of Economic History. 1932. founded by the Beijing Social Survey. 1935. rolled over by the third National Academia Sinica. Nanjing Institute of Social Sciences published. The publication led to study other economic issues social science research and development for the purpose to emphasize political history. social history. specializing in economic history. an annual volume of two. ... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        George Gershwin's Song-Book -- 1/300 signed by Gershwin and the illustrator

      New York: Random House. 1932. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Number 192 of 300 copies SIGNED by George Gershwin and Constantin Alajalov. 1932. Hardcover, small folio bound in full blue leather with gilt titles and accents. Includes the scarcely found 'Mischa, Yascha, Toscha, Sascha' pamphlet housed in an envelope at the rear. Illustrated with somewhat scandalous color lithographs by Alajalov, plus photo frontis of Gershwin at the piano, and another photo of his hands. Near Fine in original slipcase. Spine leather dulled a touch; minor rubbing to the covers. Unmarked contents, and no signs of previous ownership. The slipcase shows some dampstaining, but is strong and intact. A rare and beautiful book. Digital images available upon request.

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        Moonshine and Magic

      London Faber & Faber Limited 1932. 206 pages. Contains 28 short tales. Numerous illustrations including 7 in colour. Hairline opening at each hinge. Moderate foxing to contents. Average soiling and wear to colour-illustrated boards. A child has neatly coloured in the horns of the bull on back board. Slight lean to spine. A very rare copy of this charming early Uttley work. First Edition Hardcover 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall; First Edition. Good Townsend, William

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        Cahiers d Art. Jg. 1930, 7. Band

      Paris: Editions „Cahiers d Art" 1932 - Neuerer LWd., 400 S., 2° mit zahlreichen Wiedergaben, sw. Bild-Aufnahmen u. anderen Beilagen. Einband gering berieben u. beschmutzt, sonst gut erhaltenes Exemplar. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: fr [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Deutsche Krieger aller Zeiten

      Verbands Zigarettenvertrieb Dresden 1932 - komplett 240 Bilder Maße 29 x 22 cm, Original geprägter Pappeinband, gute Erhaltung (handschriftlicher Adresseintrag, Pergamentseiten minimal fleckig) siehe Bild, de 48 S. 1001 g

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        Medieval embroideries and textiles in Sweden.

      Almqvist & Wiksells boktryckeri, Uppsala and Stockholm, 1932, Book Condition: Very Good-; 12.5 x 17 two volume Hardback in slipcase in Very Good conditionIllustrated by 220 plates; Published 1928-29 as: Medeltida v?vnader 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.

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        Light of August

      New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1932 irst edition, first printing. Publisher's coarse beige cloth, front board lettered in orange, spine lettered in navy, orange top stain; in the original pictorial dust jacket designed by Arthur Hawkins Jr., with an illustration of sunbeams lighting the silhouette of a house on a hill to the front panel in blue, lettered in white and orange. Book with some light wear and rubbing to the extremities, else fine; unclipped dust jacket, with wear and chipping to the extremities, toning to the spine, chipping to the spine ends, light rubbing to the front panel, soiling to the rear panel. Light in August is a modernist Southern Gothic novel, which, like many of Faulkner's novels, is set in the fictional Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi. In this text, Faulkner explores the themes of race, gender, and class identity in the American South by featuring characters who do not fall neatly within the lines of any given social category. Specifically, Light in August follows the lives of Lena Grove, a pregnant and unmarried white woman in a Christian community, and Joe Christmas, a mixed-race man passing as white in the Jim Crow South. Considered among the best of modern American literature, Light in August is, as the dust jacket proclaims, "as luxurious as a plant grown in the tropical soil of the delta of the Mississippi River.". Illus. by Hawkins, Jr., Arthur. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Dust Jacket Included.

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        TWO YEARBOOKS FROM LEIGHTON HIGH SCHOOL, LEIGHTON, PENNSYLVANIA, 1931 AND 1932

      Leighton High School, Leighton, PA 1932 - Very Good with no dust jacket; Two Yearbooks From Leighton High School, Leighton, Pennsylvania, 1931 and 1932. Franz Kilne was a student there and was Artist for the Yearbok in his Junoir Year. Most of the cartoons and decorations were done by him. His Signature appears in both books. Franz Kline was part of abstract expressionist movement in New York City in the 1940's and 50's. Both Books are in good condition. The 1931 Yearbook has a weak and loose spine. The 1932 Yearbook has a weak spine. Both have some edgewear.; B&W Illustrations [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The king of the golden river / by John Ruskin ; illustrated by Arthur Rackham

      London : George Harrap, 1932, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionVery 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.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 47 pages; 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.

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        LOUDER AND FUNNIER

      FABER AND FABER - LONDON 1932 FIRST EDITION NF/NF . THE BOOK IS FIRST EDITION WITH MUSTARD BOARDS SECOND ISSUE WITH SILVER LETTERING ,SOME FADE TO SPINE AND A SMALL CHIP MISSING OFF THE FFEP ABOUT 5MM SQUARE .THE FACSIMILE IS A COPY OF THE FIRST I HAVE LISTED WITH SOME SMALL REPAIR TO THE BOTTOM OF THE SPINE .REALLY A FUN ITEM FOR THOSE WHO WOULD LIKE THE WRAPPER BUT FIND THE PRICE TAG OF THE TRUE FIRST A LITTLE HIGH .HAPPY TO MIX AND MATCH IF A COLLECTOR WOULD PREFER EITHER ONE OF THE FIRSTS [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Il Palio di Siena. Disegni di Duilio Cambellotti

      Società editrice di Novissima S.d. 19324to (cm. 34), 144 pp., 4 cc.nn. (di cui l?ultima bianca) con 29 illustrazioni policrome a piena pagina oltre a numerose grandi testate, finalini, fregi su disegno di Duilio Cambellotti. Legatura editoriale in pelle marrone con titolo e stemma nei colori della città di Siena in rilievo al piatto anteriore. Altro stemma (leone rampante entro triangolo) inciso al piatto posteriore. Dorso a quattro nervi. sovracopertina con qualche strappetto senza perdite.. Cofanetto ed. figurato anch?esso su disegno di Cambellotti. Nell'insieme una copia perfetta di questo libro molto raro. Nel 1932 la prestigiosa Casa Editrice Novissima, diretta da Edoardo De Fonseca, pubblicò un volume della storia del Palio di Siena, con testo di Piero Misciatelli e illustrazioni di Duilio Cambellotti, che per realizzare l'opera si era recato nei due anni precedenti a Siena, per assistere al Palio. Il volume (di 150 pagine) contiene per ciascun capitolo dedicato a ciascuna contrada un'illustrazione a piena pagina e una testata a decoro del testo. Magnifico esemplare dell?edizione numerata (questo è il. n. 245)..

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        LAST MEN IN LONDON

      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.. A fine copy in fine orange first state dust jacket with just a touch. of wear along top edges, mainly upper spine end and a bit of sunning. to spine panel. A stunning copy of a book seldom found in the first. state dust jacket and rarely seen in such spectacular condition.. (#102681). First edition, first impression, first issue. 1518 copies were prepared in this format of which 1281 were issued with the first 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.

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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..

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        Les origines de la France contemporaine ( 11 tomes plus index)

      Hachette 1932 - 12 tomes totalisant près de 6000 pages RELIURES NEUVES . Éditions de 1932 avec la préface de 1875 . REF livre D-69 boîte d-13 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michel Guay]
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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]

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        Eloge de Raoul DUFY.

      S.D. (1932), Manuel Bruker Editeur - Pour Les Amis Du Docteur Lucien-Graux - In-4 ( 325 X 250 mm ) en feuilles sous couverture vieux rose rempliée. Edition originale, illustrée de 5 gravures originales dont 4 lithographies et 1 eau-forte en noir de Raoul DUFY. Tirage limité et unique à 150 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin d'Arches, celui-ci ( N°51 ). Première monographie et la plus rare de la célèbre série. Très bel exemplaire. gravure estampe peinture lithographie Beaux-arts [Attributes: First Edition]

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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]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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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 Gold Comfit Box. A Clubfoot Story.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 .

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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.

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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.

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