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        THE PASTURES OF HEAVEN

      New York: Brewer, Warren & Putnam, 1932. First edition, first issue. Hardcover. A near fine clean copy in a nearly fine dust jacket that has been expertly restored. One of about 650 printed. A short story cycle consisting of twelve interconnected stories about a valley, the Corral de Tierra, in Monterey, California which was discovered by a Spanish corporal while chasing runaway Indian slaves. Enchanted by the valley's natural beauty, the corporal names it Las Pasturas del Cielo or "The Pastures of Heaven."

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        THE ARCHER IN THE ARRAS AND OTHER TALES OF MYSTERY

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

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        The Interpretation of the Atom.

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

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

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

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

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

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        The Cryptogram

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

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        Save Me the Waltz

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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        Royal Yachts. Published by Gracious Permission of His Majesty The King.

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

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

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

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        Miss Zilphia Gant

      Dallas: Book Club of Texas, 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine-. First Edition, only printing (never reprinted in the United States until it appeared in Uncollected Short Stories of William Faulkner, in 1979). Preface by Henry Nash Smith. 8vo: xii,29,[2]pp, no. 189 of 300 numbered copies. Original reddish-brown gilt-ruled and -lettered cloth, fore- and bottom edges untrimmed. Very light wear to spine tips, else clean, tight, bright and unmarked; about Fine (and apparently unread), wanting the original glassine dust jacket. Petersen A12.1& & ¶ Probably written in 1929, three years before publication by the Book Club of Texas in this special edition of three hundred copies. The short story centers on development of the title character whose mother raises her as a virtual prisoner. "Though it is crude in its handling of sexual imagery and suffers from a number of other technical problems that betray it as an early story, it does create two vivid characters. And of more importance, it reveals the author grappling with a theme that will be developed fully in some of his greatest stories and novels: the warping, destructive impact upon the psyche of the repression of those drives that connect the human being to the world of nature. . . . The narrative techniques of 'Miss Zilphia Gant' also show Faulkner surely, if falteringly, moving toward this techniques that will make his Jefferson stories and novels masterpieces." (Volpe, A Reader's Guide to William Faulkner: The Short Stories) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        The History of the Texas League of Professional Baseball Clubs

      (Dallas): The Texas Baseball League. 1932. First. First edition, (followed by a heavily revised 1951 edition), hardcover issue (simultaneous with a wrappered issue). Red cloth titled in black. 240pp. Owner's name on the front pastedown, corners a little bumped, a nice, very good copy. All copies of the first edition are scarce, the hardcover issue especially so. .

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

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

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - WITH - Through The Looking-Glass

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        CHATS ABOUT MINIATURE BOOKS

      (Boston): privately printed, 1932. stiff paper wrappers, front cover gilt, slipcase. Miniature Books. miniature book (4.0 x 3.5 cm). stiff paper wrappers, front cover gilt, slipcase. (viii), 30, (2) pages. Limited to 250 numbered copies. (Bradbury, Paul and Betty Walcott 1). A book about publishing and collecting miniature books. According to Bradbury, this is the apparently the first miniature book about miniature books published in the United States. Wrappers lightly worn along spine. Gilding on front wrapper faded. Front free endpaper bent.

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        Buddenbrooks. Verfall einer Familie.

      Bln., Fischer o. J.. 8011.-850. Tsd. 728 S., 4 Bll. OLn. Einbd. fleckig. Namenszug am Vortit. Erste Bll. wasserrandig.. Mit eh., vierzeil. Widmung Th. Manns a. d. ersten Vortitelbl., dat. 1932.

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        THE DESERT COLUMN

      Angus and Robertson 1932 - True first edition.Soft cream cloth covers with red titles to spine and front cover.Near perfect,no wear.Block is sound and tight.New prelim page,corners torn off 2nd and 3rd prelims,2cm x 2cm.Name of J Hubbard on prelim,who was 3rd Light Horse Brigade 8th LH Regement;9th LH Regiment;10th LH Regiment,as stated with signature.Foxing on prelims,front hinge cracked but tight.Lovely rare first edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Penang (Prince of Wales Island): The Picturesque Island of Malaya The Picturesque Island of Malaya

      George Town, Penang: Municipality of George Town, Penang, 1932. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. This book mainly contains 80 pages of black and white plates designed to introduce the potential visitor to the delights of the island. It records both a Penang which still exists and one which has been lost to development. However it is remarkable how much remains very recognisable. A rare record of pre-war Penang. Photos by Tan Joo Beng. The cover has minimal shelf wear and the pages minimal tanning. The front cover has a small stain and slight scuffing in the vicinity of the stain. The base of the spine has a small nick and the spine generally is rubbed, but fully in tact with no other nicks or tears. The book is in marvellous condition for its age.

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        Wind Driven. A Romance of a Southern Seaboard.

      The Dial Press, New York 1932 - Book is Very Good. Dust Jacket good. A UK edition was published in 1930. , Nautical adventure novel of ship's crew that gets involved in a South American revolution. Jacland Marmur was born in Poland, February 14, 1901 and died in San Rafael, California in 1970. He was brought to the United States at an early age and after graduation from high school he took to the sea for thirteen years, then settled in California. He earned a wide reputation as a writer of sea stories. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Stamboul Train

      Heinemann, London 1932 - Second issue, with all the references to Q.C. Savory changed to Quin Savory. An almost flawless copy with miniscule chipping to the clean, bright dust wrapper. 8vo, black cloth; spine lettered in gilt; d.w. London: Heinemann, (1932). First Edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Moonshine and Magic

      London: Faber & Faber Limited. Hardcover. 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. . Good. 1932. First Edition.

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        Isola

      Napoli: Edizioni Libreria del '900, 1932. Prima edizione di 350 esemplari. ril in tela non editoriale con titoli in oro al dorso (rebound in cloth with original wrappers preserved inside). Molto buono (Very good). 16mo. Poesie Opera prima [Gambetti, 1997]

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        Die Ästhetische Chirurgie und ihre soziale Bedeutung.

      - Deutsche, von der Verfasserin erweiterte und neubearbeitete Ausgabe "La Chirurgie Esthétique" übersetzt von Dr. A. Hardt (Paris). Mit einem Geleitwort von Prof. E.Meirowsky. - Leipzig, J.A. Barth, 1932, 8°, 71 pp., 112 Abb., OKartBd. Noël's "famous book" (Wallace) marked the end of the 'pioneering period' of cosmetic surgery and that since then, surgeons have only been concerned with 'technical variations and improvements in the operations of their predecessors'. - Suzanne Noël, known to her colleagues as Madame Noël, was the first and most famous woman to practice cosmetic surgery, working in France at the beginning of last century. She was also a feminist: a suffragette, an advocate of women's right to work, and one of the founders of soroptimism, an international women's organization. - She wrote one of the first medical handbooks about cosmetic surgery in 1926, thereby laying the groundwork for the profession as we know it today (Rogers, 1971). - Suzanne Blanche Marguerite Gros was born in 1878 in Laon, France of well-to-do parents. As the only surviving daughter of four children, she was doted on by her parents and received the usual education reserved for middle-class girls: classics, embroidery, and painting. At 19, she made a 'good marriage' to a doctor 9 years older than she, Henri Pertat. In 1905, she embarked on her medical studies; studies which she probably could not have undertaken without the consent and active support of her husband (Jacquemin, 1988:13). (Noël later claimed that she became a doctor in order to work with her husband in his dermatology practice.) She excelled in her studies and, following an illness and the birth of her daughter, passed the highly competitive 'Internat des Hospitaux de Paris' in 1912 as the 4th of 67 students. This was an exceptional performance for a woman - one which, as her official biographer notes, 'could only have been achieved by extremely hard work and a brilliant intelligence' (Jacquemin, 1988:16). In 1919, her husband died and she remarried a fellow student in dermatology, André Noël who had just returned from the front. He quickly finished his 'Internat' (graduating at the bottom of his class) and handed in a thesis which was probably based on work which his wife had been doing on the 'douche filiforme' (an installation for bathing patients with skin problems). Their marriage was short-lived. Following the death of Suzanne's daughter, André became severely depressed and in 1924, he threw himself into the Seine in front of his wife. Devastated, Suzanne Noël turned to her work for solace and it was to remain her passion until her death in 1954. - Noël first became interested in cosmetic surgery in 1912 when she noticed that the famous actress, Sarah Bernhardt returned from her American tour miraculously rejuvenated. (Bernhardt was, at that time, well over sixty.) Curious, Noël began experimenting by pinching the skin of her own face in different places to see if she could get the same effect. Surprised at what she was able to accomplish, she began to experiment more seriously, operating on anesthetized rabbits whose skin is similar in 'delicacy and elasticity to human skin'. - The advent of World War I allowed Noël to gain expertise in treating wounded soldiers for facial injuries and in 1916 she undertook further surgical training for operating on disfiguring scars as well as her old 'hobby', the rejuvenation of wrinkled faces. Noël situates the beginning of her devotion to cosmetic surgery in one of her first face-lift operations on a woman who 'due to her age was not able to earn her own living' - an operation which was apparently so successful that the patient was immediately able to find a job. Noël claims to have been so impressed by this fortuitous result that she decided to make cosmetic surgery her vocation and from that point on, did not look back. - Noël's medical career spanned the period from 1916 to 1950 and can be separated into two distinct . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Motor Racing

      London: Iliffe and Sons Limited,, 1932. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spines, raised bands, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, plain burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. 32 photographs, 6 maps, sketches by the author. A fine copy. First edition, first impression.

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        Men at Work: Photographic Studies of Men and Machines

      New York: Macmillan, 1932. First Edition. Cloth faded and waterstained; minor page waterstaining; a good copy. Inscribed by Hine shortly after publication, ?Harold Rugg/ New York City/ From L.W.H. Oct. 18, 1932.? A fine association; Rugg was then teaching at Columbia, and was eventually hounded from public life for harboring leftist opinions and sympathies.

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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. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Heavy 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. . **Light Book - Postage will be reduced after order placed by 25% to 40% depending on location**.

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        Les gentilshommes chasseurs

      Librairie cynégétique E. Nourry, Paris 1932 - in-8 340 pages 1 des 50 exemplaires sur Japon Impérial, illustré de 47 lithographies de Reboussin, reliure signée F. Saulnier, couverture et dos conservés, dos à 5 nerfs, tête dorée, dos très légèrement insolé, minimes frottements haut coin premier et deuxième plat, sinon très bel état [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Yu'an Hee See Laughs

      Cassell and Company Ltd., London 1932 - 8vo. Pp vi, 342. Original cloth. A good, sound, tight copy. A little light soiling but without a noteworthy fault. Signed and dated (June 9 1932) by the author "with all good wishes $ax Rohmer" in red pencil or crayon to front free endpaper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Leakey's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        Hunting Dinosaurs in the Bad Lands of the Red Deer River, Alberta Canada. A Sequel to the Life of a Fossil Hunter

      Published by the Author, San Diego - 1932, 2nd printing. (Hardcover) Near fine. xv,261pp. Small Octavo in original green cloth with black stamped title on front board and spine. Frontispiece from a drawing. 58 illustrations from photos. A very nice copy. The revised privately printed edition of Sternberg's classic Badlands expedition. Inscribed on the front blank to Dick Sternberg. We assume this is a family member. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        FURTHER CRITICISM OF POETRY... [caption title]

      [Louisville: Press of Geo. G. Fetter Co.,. 1932]. Octavo, pp. [1-3] 4-13 [14: colophon] [15-16: blank],. printed self wrappers, stapled.. Touch of foxing, mainly rear cover, faint horizontal crease where. once folded for mailing, a nice copy. Rare. (#8411). First edition. Joshi I-A-6a. Currey, p. 327.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        THOUGHTS AND PICTURES. By Eugene B. Kuntz. [wrapper title].

      Haverhill, Mass.: Co-operatively Published by H. P. Loveracft [sic] and C. W. Smith, Jan 1932 - Small octavo, pp. [1-22] (not paginated), original decorated tan wrappers printed in black, sewn. First edition. Anonymously edited by Lovecraft, with a two-page "foreword" by Lovecraft on Kuntz's poetry. The third and last book edited by Lovecraft. Number of copies printed not known but most likely no more than 100 were produced. Joshi I-D-i-3. Currey, p. 331. 25x20 mm chip from bottom edge of first leaf, 15 mm closed tear at bottom edge of same, light soiling to covers, vertical crease at center where folded for mailing, a very good copy. Rare. (#108434) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        THOUGHTS AND PICTURES. By Eugene B. Kuntz... [wrapper title]

      Haverhill, Mass.: Co-operatively Published by H. P. Loveracft [sic] and C. W. Smith,. Jan 1932. Small octavo, pp. [1-22] (not paginated),. original decorated tan wrappers printed in black, sewn.. 25x20 mm chip from bottom edge of first leaf, 15 mm closed tear at. bottom edge of same, light soiling to covers, vertical crease at. center where folded for mailing, a very good copy. Rare. (#108434). First edition. Anonymously edited by Lovecraft, with a two-page "foreword" by Lovecraft on Kuntz's poetry. The third and last book edited by Lovecraft. Number of copies printed not known but most likely no more than 100 were produced. Joshi I-D-i-3. Currey, p. 331.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Twelve Days with the Indians May 14-May 26, 1885 Being His Experience in Poundmaker's Camp During the Rebellion of 1885

      Battleford, Saskatchewan: Saskatchewan Herald 1932, 1st printing. (Wrappers) 9pp. Very good. Octavo. Original printed wrappers. Mild soiling and a couple of old creases otherwise a very good copy. Peel(3), 1349 Authors account of his capture by Poundmaker and his adventures. Rare only the third copy I have encountered. Worldcat only shows the McGill copy, with all others being microform..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        On Stephen Crane

      Ysleta, Texas: Edwin B. Hill,, 1932. Single half sheet folded to form 4 pp. A few faint marks likely incurred during printing, a fine copy. One of an edition of 31 copies privately printed 27 July 1932 for the friends of Vincent Starrett and Edwin B. Hill. Starrett (1886–1974) was a Chicago reporter, bibliographer, author, and Sherlock Holmes expert. Hill was a Texas tax-assessor whose hobby was printing by hand. In 1939, on its 55th anniversary, his was the oldest private press in America. Hill was a meticulous printer and made many contributions to literature, including preserving the correct texts of many of Thoreau's letters.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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