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        Louder and Funnier

      Faber and Faber 1932 - A mint copy in a wrapper which has two small repaired chips .A beautiful copy showing before and after. The book has green lettering and there is no sign of oxidation so I think that the green lettering exists in its right . It would be normal for the first issue to be gilt and there must be an issue with silver lettering which perhaps oxidises to green .All the wrappers I have seen have books with green lettering so if nothing more I feel that it was the more common [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dick Neal Fine Books]
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        Death in the Afternoon

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1932 - First edition, first printing. Original publisher's cloth, lettered in gilt. Presentation copy signed and inscribed by Hemingway to close friend, Guy Hickock: "To Guy, or Monsieur Tripas, / with much affection, / Ernest". Some light rubbing to the extremities and some stains to the rear cover, else very good. Guy Hickock was an American journalist who began working for the Brooklyn Eagle in 1914, then a major publication. After World War I, Hickock moved to France, where he opened up a Paris bureau for the Eagle in 1918. The Paris center also served as a travel hub for Americans in Paris, which is likely where Hickock met Ernest Hemingway. Despite Hickock being over a decade Hemingway's senior, the two were close friends in the 1920's, with Hickock assisting Hemingway as he worked in Paris and traveled abroad. In 1927, the two traveled together to Italy, a trip which would become the basis for Hemingway's short story "Che Ti Dice La Patria?" as well as an inspiration for Hickock's own journal articles. The Hemingway Review 25. Death in the Afternoon is Hemingway's non-fiction book about the sport of bull-fighting, which ranges from technical descriptions of the art of the sport to philosophical conjectures about people who are interested in or partake in bull-fighting. Hemingway first became interested in bull-fighting after attending the Festival of San Fermínin in Pamplona, Spain in 1923, and became a lifelong aficionado. This technical text is enlivened by Hemingway's clear passion for the sport and keen understanding of its nuances. Although Death in the Afternoon is the author's first full book-length non-fiction piece, Hemingway's love for bull-fighting can also be seen in his 1926 novel The Sun Also Rises. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Podvig [Glory]. V. Sirin

      Paris: Sovremennye Zapiski, 1932. First edition. 235 pp. 8vo. Rebound in half linen and marbled boards. Boards rubbed, spine repaired with tape, text pages soiled, ink stamps from a book shop at Frankopanova 32, Belgrade.

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        Quantum Theory of Radiation.

      Michigan, 1932.. 8°. Page 87 - 132 - Offprint from Reviews of Modern Physics, Volume 4, No.1. Original brochure. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear..

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        The Indian as Peacemaker

      Fleming H. Revell Company, New York, , 1932. 224pp. Frontispiece and five other plates. Small inked ownership inscription to the upper board, otherwise very good in the original pale grey cloth in slightly worn dust jacket, sunned at the spine. Lengthy inscription to Mrs. Cora Shippes Anthony to the front free endpaper dated "Moon of Lengthening Days" 1936. Envelope mounted on the front pastedown containing two small flyers for the book, Mrs., Anthony's business card, she was an piano instructor in Williamsport, PA, and a typed post-card signed by Powers apologising for the delay in mailing off the copy of the book, and enquiring about the possibilities of speaking engagements in the Williamsport area.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        KING KONG

      KING KONG, Grosset & Dunlap, 1932, first edition, some expert professional color retouch to the fore edge margins of the covers, else near fine in bright vg/vg+ full color pictorial dust-wrapper with some light wear and tear and chipping, the latter quite shallow and only at the spine and flap extremities. Stills from this marvelous groundbreaking epic film (the first of now three such productions) make up the photo end-papers. A very nice copy. 

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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.". Sketches throughout text. 1 vols. Square 12mo. Original straight grained morocco, with gilt stamp of the Genessee Valley Hunt on upper cover. Minor foxing, else fine. Rare: it was presented to members of the Genessee Vally Hunt and, as is often the case, the free distribution seems to have resulted in a lower retention rate than if the work had been purchased.

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        The Saltmarsh Murders

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1932. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in red. With the dust jacket. A superb copy in the slightly soiled jacket that has sunned spine, and a few nicks to extremities. First edition, first impression. Mitchell's fourth book. From the publisher's archive.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Valiant Dust

      London: John Murray,, 1932. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine slightly rolled and faded, spotting to edges of text block and occasionally to contents. A very good copy in the rubbed and spotted jacket with some nicks and short splits and a tanned spine panel. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on his personal bookplate, "To Frances Patrick Parkes Esq. from his godfather ?- with the hope that he will soon be crawling 'in the nurture and admonition of the Lord…', P. C. Wren".

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        GRECE: TERRE AIMEE DES DIEUX

      G. De Malherbe & Cie., Paris 1932 - 124pp, profusely illustrated in sepia gravure and color. Text in French. This lovely 1932 French language survey of primarily nineteenth and early twentieth century Greek history and culture by noted hellenophile Rene Puaux is brimming with lovely gravure reproductions of photographs as well as color lithographs. A most presentable example of this uncommon item limited to four hundred copies showing a bit of overall creasing, soiling, and chipping to its fragile paper wrappers. The interior and textblock are sound and quite bright but for a smattering of light foxing throughout - primarily along the foredge borders. Some of the color plates are spotted on the margins and/or tissue overlays, but the exquisite images themselves remain fresh and bright. It has been priced accordingly. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Manuscript Signed of his lecture, "William Blake; Painter, Poet, Seer." Fair copy, in the hand of Binyon's wife, Cicily*

      [Possibly Cambridge, Mass, 1932. Written in ink on rectos of 19 numbered sheets; approximately 5000 words; docketed in pencil on the first page in an unknown hand "Complete Ms. 1944". 1 vols. 10 x 8 inches. In fine condition, contained in a gray cloth slipcase with green gilt leather label, and inner wrapper; with the bookplate of Kenneth A. Loft. Autograph Manuscript by Laurence Binyon on William Blake Laurence Binyon (1869-1943), poet, writer, art critic and historian, was, through his articles and books, an early popularizer of Blake's work. This essay, typical of the writings and introductions by him which adorned various scholarly studies, is an eloquent recapitulation of Blake's fiery genius, seen through the eyes of a sympathetic fellow poet, who notes that not everyone is as pro-Blake as he: "Quite recently Mr. William Watson has been telling us that [Blake's] poems are absurdly over-rated. To Mr. Yeats, on the other hand, he is a greater poet than Keats. His art attracts some minds as powerfully as it repels others." To Binyon, although Blake produced lyrical and artistic masterpieces, "[he] means to us not the contemplation of masterpieces so much as contact with a soul of elemental purity & ardour...in his spirit there seems born anew one of those makers of mythology & religion who shaped & coloured the thoughts of the human race thousands of years ago." That Blake has become more universally appreciated as the years go by is to a degree the result of such evaluations as this one, beautifully written out in the elegant hand of Binyon's wife, Cicily, and luminous with his insight and conviction. As far as we can determine, the essay is unpublished. Most probably it was prepared as a lecture during Binyon's stay in America as Charles Eliot Norton Professor, 1932-33. According to John Hatcher in his biography (p. 267) "Apart from his Norton lectures, he gave lectures and talks on almost every subject in his repertoire, including Blake as poet, painter and seer ... " (exactly the title of this piece). Hatcher goes on to say that Binyon delivered his lectures and poetry readings not only in the Boston/Cambridge area, but in New York, Philadelphia, Washington, Chicago, Cleveland, Yale, Princeton, and Vassar ..." *Handwriting identified with the courteous assistance of Edmund Gray, grandson of the poet.

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

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat KAIAPO]
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        Nemenikuce cirilo i metodije.

      Belgrad, Nadrealisticka Izdanja, 1932.. 33 S., 1 Bl. 4°, Orig.-Broschur.. Die Einbandränder etwas knickspurig, leicht randgebleicht, am unteren Rücken sehr leicht eingerissen (ev. 0,1 cm), der Hinterdeckel mit einer kleinen Klebrestspur (Durchmesser ca. 1 cm), ein kleiner Braunfleck (Durchmesser ca. 0,2 cm), etwas berieben. Innen unaufgeschnitten. - In einer kleinen Auflage erschienen! Das erste Gedicht wurde Popovic, das 2. Ristic gewidmet! - Edition originale tiree a petit nombre. Le premier poeme est dedie a Popovic, le second a Ristic. Tres rare. - Der serbische Surrealismus entstand fast zeitgleich mit dem französischen und orientierte sich früh an der französischen Literatur. Ristic, die zentrale Persönlichkeit im serbischen Surrealismus, hatte 1919 die französische Zeitschrift "Litterature" abonniert. Die jungen serbischen Dichter lasen die Werke von Apollinaire, Eluard etc. und waren durch ihr Exil während des Ersten Weltkrieges, das sie mehrheitlch im verbündeten Frankreich verbrachten, stark von der französischen Moderne beeinflußt. Ristic lernte schon 1923, im Jahr vor der Publikation des ersten surrealistischen Manifestes, Breton kennen. Hieraus erwuchs eine intensive Zusammenarbeit zwischen serbischen und französischen Surrealisten, das mit dem Erscheinen des Almanachs "Nemoguce-L'impossible" (Das Unmögliche) im Jahr 1930 seinen Höhepunkt erfuhr. Heute wird der Serbische Surrealismus nur noch wenig wahrgenommen, was wohl auch mit dem Zerwürfnis zwischen Ristic und Breton liegen mag und Breton die Gruppe um Ristic in seinen Vorträgen nicht erwähnte. (Vgl. Milanka Todic, The impossible. Surrealist art, Ausst.-Kat. Belgrader Kunstgewerbemuseum, Belgrad 2002, S. 163-214 u. 256-272; Holger Siegel, In unseren Seelen flattern schwarze Fahnen, Serbische Avantgarde 1918-1939, Leipzig 1992, S. 269-280; Branko Aleksic, Der serbische Surrealismus, in: Europa, Europa, Bd. 2, S. 80f.). - Aleksandar Vuco (1897 - 1985), etait un poete et un romancier serbe appartenant au mouvement surrealiste. Le prix NIN du meilleur roman lui a ete attribue en 1957 pour Mrtve javke.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Riepenhausen]
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        Tennis. Origins and Mysteries. With an Historical Bibliography by Robert W. Henderson, New York Public Library

      New York: Derrydale Press, 1932. First edition, one of 450 copies on Van Gelder hand-made paper designed by William Dana Orcutt at the Plimpton Press. Illustrated. 258 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Cloth and boards, paper label. Bookplate. Fine, in custom half morocco clamshell box and chemise.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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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. Bookplate to front pastedown, faint mustiness, with light offset and some scattered foxing to endpapers; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.00), lightly dusty overall, with light toning and a few shallow nicks and tears to extremities, and scattered foxing to spine panel; Very Good to Very Good+.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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        Operas And Plays.

      Plain Edition. Paris. 1932. - First Edition. Limited edition, 1 of 500 copies printed for Plain Edition by Maurice Darantiere, bound in tan wrappers, in printed slipcase of like color. 400pp. A near Fine copy(Spine of book slightly darkened; extremities of slipcase slightly darkened). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Operas and Plays

      Plain Edition, Paris, 1932 - One of 500 copies Backstrip just a little darkened and very slightly creased, otherwise a very nice copy in slightly darkened and marked original slipcase Wilson & Uphill A18a First Edition. Printed by Maurice Darantiere, Dijon [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        The Struggle for Five Years in Four

      1932. IVANITZKY, I.P. The Struggle for Five Years in Four. Edited by L. Kogan. [6] pp. 64 plates, of which three are double-page. Oblong 4to., 195 x 240 mm, loose as issued in publisher's blue cloth chemise, housed in a new red cloth folding box. Moscow: State Publishing House of Fine Arts, [1932]. |~||~||~||~| A spectacular use of isotypes which convert an arid compilation of government statistics on subjects varying from trade union receipts to shoe production into a dazzling illustrated book. Slight wear, but overall a fine copy of this delightful book.

      [Bookseller: Ursus Rare Books]
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        Plymouth Sales Promoter; May 1, 1932-Jan 1, 1935, 48 Issues

      Detroit: Plymouth Corporation, 1932. 48 Issues,, dating from May 1, 1932-Jan. 1, 1935. Vol. 4, Nos. 6,7,8,12. Vol. 5, Nos.1-3, 5-10,12-17,19-23,25. Vol. 6, Nos. 1-21. All are Near Fine to Fine with the occasional light soiling or corner crease, and 4 issues are center folded for mailing. A great wealth of material for the mid-1930's Plymouth enthusiast. . First Editions. Pictorial Printed Wrappers. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued.

      [Bookseller: Dale Steffey Books]
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        Laßt uns Denkmäler bauen. Original-Tuschezeichnung und Vorzeichnung. (Der bekannte Soldat - Salome).

      Ohne Ortsangabe, o. J. (wohl 1932).. 2 Blätter mit Original-Zeichnungen (eine koloriert, eine schwarzweiße Tinte). Format ca. 37,5x25 cm.. Veröffentlicht im Simplicissimus, Stuttgart 29.Mai 1932, 27. Jahrgang Nummer 9, Seite 107 (siehe Online-Dokumentation zum Simplicissimus www.simplicissimus.info). Mit Sammlerstempel Ad. Deutelmoser, auf der Rückseite der Tuschezeichnung. Rest eines Klebers am oberen Rand der Tuschezeichnung, beide Blätter etwas gebräunt, die Tuschezeichnung verso lichtrandig, auf Whatman Büttenpapier, beide mit leichteren Knickspuren. - Karl Maximilian Arnold (geb. am 1. April 1883 in Neustadt bei Coburg - gest. am 29. November 1953 in München), Zeichner des Simplicissimus, hatte 1932 schon vorhergesehen wie es mit der Hitlerbande weitergehen würde und zog den Vergleich zu Salome's Einforderung des Kopfes Johannes des Täufers. Die Zeichnung zeigt die nackte Salome mit dem Kopf Hitlers, die den von einem SA-Mann auf einem Tablett servierten Kopf (eines dem damalig optischen antisemitischen Stereotypen eines Juden) streichelt. Rechts im Vordergrund Hitler als trommelnde Puppe, links Hitlers Konterfei auf einer Säule (Der bekannte Soldat) mit 2 kleinwüchsigen Betrachtern. - "Als die Nationalsozialisten 1933 wider Erwarten den Simplicissimus, trotz dessen scharfer Kritik an Hitler in den Jahren zuvor, nicht verboten, sondern fortführten, konnte auch Arnold weiter dort publizieren. Die Mitarbeiter des Simpl hatten sich 1933 förmlich unterworfen. Er selbst räumte ein, dass er zum Widerständler nicht eigne, und lavierte sich durch" (Quelle Wikipedia). Zum Thema Arnold, Simplicissimus und die Nazis erschien in der FAZ ein interessanter Artikel von Andreas Rossmann mit dem Titel: Wie kommt Hitlers Kopf auf die nackte Frau? (www.faz.net/aktuell/feuilleton/kunst/karikaturist-karl-arnold-wie-kommt-hitlers-kopf-auf-die-nackte-frau-11024830-p2.html). - Nicht signiert. Nach dem Eignerstempel Ad. Deutelmoser könnte diese Tuschemalerei im Restaurant Osteria Bavaria gehangen haben, ob Ad. Deutelmoser ein Verwandter vom Besitzer Josef Deutelmoser war, können wir nicht nachweisen. In der Linienführung und in einigen Details unterscheidet sich unsere Zeichnung in einigen Details vom Original.

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Riepenhausen]
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        D H Lawrence: An Unprofessional Study

      Paris: Edward W. Titus. 1932. First. First edition. Fine in slightly age-toned, else fine dustwrapper with a couple of tiny tears. Briefly but nicely Inscribed by the author. Copy 496 of 550 numbered copies, constituting the entire edition. An especially nice copy of the first book by the influential writer and diarist. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The ÒPop-upÓ Pinocchio with Òpop-upÓ Illustrations in color by Harold Lentz

      New York: Blue Ribbon Books, Inc., [1932]. 8vo, 96 pp. 4 color double-page pop-up illustrations, in perfect working order, and many line drawings throughout the text, color illustrated endpapers. Original pictorial boards, text printed on heavy stock, a brilliant copy in virtually perfect condition in the original dust-jacket. First edition of this uncommon pop-up book very rarely found in this condition. Each story is illustrated with a priceless pop-up in perfect working condition. Harer, ?'Merry Company: Pop ups, Movables, & Toy Books?", notes: The Pop-up Pinocchio may have been the finest American pop-up to come from Blue Ribbon Press, certainly finer than any of the British Bookanos... it had superior graphics, it was composed of high quality materials and the design and color printing were exemplary... Pinocchio topped the bestseller lists in 1932?". Harer doesnÕt mention the ?'Cinderella?" from the same publisher which is as good if not better than Pinocchio.

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        Cold Comfort Farm

      London, New York & Toronto: Longmans, Green and Co.,, 1932. Or, A Good Woman's Influence. Octavo. Original plain brown wrappers. Spine rolled, wrappers lightly creased with a few slight stains and some loss to foot of spine panel, front wrapper separating slightly at foot of spine, occasional minor spotting to contents; a very good copy. Proof copy of Gibbons' classic parodic novel.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Kriminalisticky Cestopis. Svasek VI

      1932. KISCH, Egon Erwin. Kriminalisticky Cestopis. Svasek VI. 210, [2] pp. 8vo., bound in original illustrated wrappers. [Prague]: Nakladatelstvi Pokrok, 1932. |~||~||~||~| Kisch was born in Prague, a highly prolific German-speaking Czech journalist and novelist, he was a reporter in Berlin before being deported in 1933. With a photomontage cover with red lettering designed by Karel Mrzílek.

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        The Purple Prince of OZ

      , 1932 One of Thompson's later books in the series.

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        Words for Music Perhaps and Other Poems

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

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        Archivum Historicum Societatis Iesu. Periodicum Semestre a Collegio Scriptorum de Historia S. I. in urbe Editum.

      Rom, Institutum Historicum, 1932-1995.. Bände 1 (1932) - 64 (1995) + Register zu den Bänden 1-20 und 31-60 in 67 Bänden. 8°. Blaue Halbleinen- und Leineneinbände.. ISSN: 0037-8887. Titel rückseitig gestempelt und Buchrücken mit Bibliotheks-Signatur-Schild. Bei den frühen Jahrgängen Teile als Fotokopie ergänzt. Gutes Exemplar in festen Einbänden.

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        Super-Gangster (First Edition)

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

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        The Silver Horn and Other Sporting Tales of John Weatherford

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1932. First Edition, one of 950 copies. With 6 drawings by J. Alden Twachtman. WITH FINE FORE-EDGE PAINTING OF A RACE OVER TIMBER, SIGNED BY F.R. CROSS. 1 vols. 8vo. Original red boards, gilt spine. THE ONLY COPY WE HAVE EVER SEEN WITH ALL EDGES GILT. This must be a unique copy, but done by the original edition binders because the pastedown and endpapers are the same as the regular edition. Bookplate. Laid into quarter crimson morocco slipcase and chemise. CROSS, F.R. CROSS, F.R. First Edition, one of 950 copies. With 6 drawings by J. Alden Twachtman. WITH FINE FORE-EDGE PAINTING OF A RACE OVER TIMBER, SIGNED BY F.R. CROSS. 1 vols. 8vo. WITH SIGNED FORE-EDGE PAINTING UNDER GILT EDGES. One of the most successful Derrydale titles, and, though a collection of stories, a leading candidate for The Great American Sporting Novel. We know of no other Derrydale book with fore-edge painting; it was possibly done at the behest of Eugene V. Connett, III, the proprietor of the Press, perhaps as a gift. The painting appears to illustrate the climatic racing scene from the story "Enid Ashley's Knight Errant", which appears in the book. UNIQUE.

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        MANCHURIA. The Vision.

      Osaka Yago Shoten, Japan 1932 - Unpaginated. Quarto. Original Cloth with Gilt Decoration and Titles to Cover. Colour Frontis. Folding Map of Korea & Manchuria. Illustrated with Photo Collages on Heavy Stock Paper with Tissue Guards, Text in English & Japanese. Pictures show all aspects of life in the region including the Russian Churches of Harbin. A Fine Copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Information - Wirtschaft - Wissenschaft - Erziehung - Technik - Kunst. 1. Jahrgang: Heft 1, Juni 1932 - Heft 12, Juli 1933; 2. Jg.: Heft 1, August 1933 - Heft 6, Februar 1934. 18 Hefte (compl.).

      Zürich, Oprecht, 1932 - 1934. 8°, ca. 600 S., einige Abb., Roter Privat-Lwd., Einzelhefte mit den Umschlägen eingebunden. Die Hefte minimal beschnitten., Min. gebrauchspurig. Preis in CHF: 2400. O 11. Die Typographie und die Umschlaggestaltung von Max Bill,. Der Umschlag des ersten Jahrgangs mit Photocollagen, später aufgrund der finanziellen Not des Verlages nur typographisch Gestaltung. Jedes Heft mit interessante Inserate, die den geistigen Hintergrund der Zeitschrift zeigen: Kaffeehaus Odeon; Das neue Frankfurt; Die neue Stadt; Wohnbedarf; Zetthaus; Die neue Weltbühne; Malik-Verlag;

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        URSS en Construction, 13th Year Numbers 10-11

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

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        URSS en Construction, L'Aviation Sovietique Civile

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

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        URSS en Construction,

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

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        Sidelights On New London and Newer York and Other Essays

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

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        Words for Music Perhaps and Other Poems

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

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        Portrait of Babe Ruth

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

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

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

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        DICK TRACY (THE ADVENTURES OF)

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

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        The Gold Comfit Box. A Clubfoot Story

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

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        DORMID CON LAS VENTANAS ABIERTAS

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

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