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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.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA)]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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.

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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.

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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..

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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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        93 Oiriginal watercolors for a book

      Paris, ca. 1932. 93 watercolor and ink drawings. Unsigned. Intended to illustrate a book. Size varies; most plates from 24.5 x 16 cm to 12 x 9 cm. Included is a book illustrated by the artist: Felicien Champsaur's La Roseraie, 1932..

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        Ulysses

      Hamburg-Paris-Bologna: The Odyssey Press, 1932. Edizione definitiva. broch. Ottimo (Fine). 16mo. The present edition may be considered as the definitive standard edition, as it has been specially revised, at the author's request, by Stuart Gilbert". Edizione definitiva, rivista su richiesta dello stesso Joyce, da Stuart Gilbert [Slocum, 1953: A20]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        The Pop-Up Pinocchio being the Life and Adventures of a Wooden Puppet who finally became a real Boy

      New York: Blue Ribbon Books, 1932. First Edition. Decorated Cloth. Very Good/Very Good Jacket. 96 pp, with 4 elaborate pop-ups. (Pages are 9 by 7 inches.) Bright color illustrated boards, well protected by the DJ, which is the same design. Bright color illustrated endpapers. Of particular novelty is the first pop-up which shows Pinocchio reading a book with pages that open. Some tiny spotted foxing on preliminaries and a few leaves elsewhere have these speck-sized spots but overall text and plates very clean. One pop-up has minor surface paper rawness in corner, not affecting pictorial. One pop-up had small tear now repaired. Evidence of clumsy repair to spine using glue in narrow brown stain on upper and lower foreedge by the spine. Book now tight and tightened. Tape was also used in this earlier repair by spine in a few pages; now only light inobtrusive evidence of such. Some tape in DJ edge. Still very rare for book to have surviving DJ! Overall, VG in all respects.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques ]
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        Opium. The Diary of an Addict.

      New York: Longmans, Green & Co. 1932 - Green cloth, lettered in gilt. 12mo. 188pp. Green pictorial dust jacket. First edition. Illustrated with 27 drawings by the author. Translated from the French by Ernest Boyd. In this work the French writer recounts the experience of his recovery from opium addiction in 1929. His account, which includes vivid pen-and-ink illustrations, alternates between his moment-to-moment experiences of drug withdrawal and his current thoughts about people and events in his world. A good to very good copy with some fading and soiling to the cloth. The text is very good with some light soiling and wear. The scarce jacket is good to very good with some fading to the spine and some edge-chipping. It has the original price of $2.50 on the front flap. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Centerbridge Books]
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        Thoughts and Adventures

      London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1932. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. This is the first edition, first printing in dust jacket. Churchill's collection of 23 engaging essays on an incredibly wide variety of subjects was first published in 1932. It has been called "The broadest range of Churchill's thought between two hard covers" and reflects the two qualities that so characterize Churchill's life - a remarkable breadth of both mind and life experience. From the original front flap blurb: "Whether he is dealing with personal reminiscences, or telling us his views on any subject under the sun, Mr. Churchill stamps the page with his own vivid personality." In a 31 May 1932 letter to his publisher about the book, Churchill characterized it thus: "...although there is no one single theme, it has some of the best things in it I have ever written." The khaki cloth unique to the first printing of this edition is notoriously prone to scuffing, wear, and soiling, the contents proved highly susceptible to spotting, and the first printing dust jacket has become quite scarce. This copy is very good plus in a nearly very good dust jacket. The binding is tight and clean with bright gilt and sharp corners. The scuffing endemic to the first printing khaki cloth is modest. The contents remain crisp and bright, with spotting primarily confined to the first few pages and page edges. The dust jacket is unclipped. The front and rear faces are complete and notably clean, with just an incidental stray ink mark to the lower front face below the author's name. The spine is only lightly toned, with a roughly one inch x .5 inch triangular loss at the spine head, fractional chipping and some soiling at the base of the spine, and a tiny chip at the midpoint of the front hinge. The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A95.1.a, Woods/ICS A39(aa.1), Langworth p.156.

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        WILD PILGRIMAGE: A NOVEL IN WOODCUTS

      New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1932. 1st Hardcover First edition. 8vo. [8] pages, [97] leaves. Illustrated with 99 woodcuts, 40 in terra cotta and 50 in black. Orange cloth covered boards; black & white illustration to front board; title on paper label to spine; original illustrated dust jacket. Near fine 9minor wear to extremities; slight age toning) in a very good dust jacket (light wear to extremities with small loss to spine ends; closed tears at spine head; darkening to spine; age toning); a very good copy. The third of Lynd Ward's critically acclaimed "wordless novels," A story told through woodcuts "...of a man who, finding himself born into a drab industrial world, is conscious of a great difference between his immediate surroundings and the world his mind creates." - dustjacket flap. Next day shipping. Celebrating our 20th year - all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number - Images available upon request.

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        Espadas Como Labios

      Espasa - Calpe SA, Madrid - Barcelona 1932 - 106 pgs y 1h, 19cms x 13.5cms. Cubiertas originales con manchas de humedad y amarillentadas. texto en buen estado. La librería ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 15%. El precio original de este ejemplar era de 875 EUR.

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        A Young Man About To Commit Suicide

      William Faro, New York 1932 - 8vo, pp. 224. Original hessian boards, spine label lettered in red. Paper on rear pastedown a little split at spine. A clean tight copy in the extremely scarce and strikingly designed dustwrapper, a little chipping with loss at spine ends and top edge of rear panel, and with some tape reinforcement to closed tears. First edition, iINSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE FRONT FREE ENDPAPER: 'For Bill Ryan - a grand researcher - this memoir of an adolescent youth on his way to nowhere. Anthony Gudiatis.' A rare book, more interesting for its publishing connections than its contents. The title is a nod to James Joyce, whose A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man is given a favourable name-check in the book. There, however, all similarity ends: this Portrait is the barely-disguised excavations of an adolescent diary, capped by a suicide-note finale which mistakes internally-rhyming sentences for Modernism. Gudaitis wrote under several names, and sometimes none at all: as Anton Gud, he edited Don't Vote Til You Read This, a libertarian manifesto published in 1952, and he is also believed to have been the uncredited author of Lady Chatterley's Husbands, published by Roth under his William Faro imprint in 1931. Bill Ryan, to whom this copy is inscribed, was another member of the publisher's inner circle, and co-author of Granddaddy of Smut, a profile of Roth which appeared in the February 1977 issue of Hustler magazine. Very scarce in any condition, let alone inscribed and in dustwrapper. A fabulous copy.

      [Bookseller: Neil Pearson Rare Books]
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        Characteristics of French Art.

      Chatto & Windus, London, 1932 - Large octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. A very good copy. Illustrated. First edition, first impression. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "Simon Bussy souvenir of thirty years of aesthetic discussions Roger Fry 1933". Bussy was an artist who married Dorothy Strachey and though based in Paris remained a close member of the Bloomsbury group. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        The History of the 16th Battalion (The Canadian Scottish) Canadian Expeditionary Force in the Great War, 1914-1919

      Toronto: MacMillan 1932, 1st edition. () xix, 853pp. Very good. Octavo. Original red cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front. Gilt regimental crest on front board. Twenty-three black and white illustrations in text. Fifteen fold out maps in text. Prevoius owner's stamp on front free endpaper. Textblock is clean and tight. A very scarce title. The history of the Canadian Scottish regiment in World War One. Complete nominal roll for the regiment, occupying over 400 pages of the book..

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        British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel./Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues December 1932 - January 1933 Through December 1934

      British Columbia: British Columbia Telephone Company. Half Leather. Telephone Talk was the glossy bimonthly publication of the British Columbia Telephone Company. It was written by employees for employees to present information of interest to those engaged in the plant, traffic, commercial, operating, accounting and other departments of the service. Each issue is replete with black and white photos and information on topics such as: company, industry and technological news, traffic levels, expansion plans, personnel announcements, publicity and social events, deaths, weddings, lists of exchanges, and more. As such, these issues serve as a vital preserve of rare and fascinating British Columbia history. This volume covers topics including: New Year's Greetings telephoned to Mother in England; Echoes of Turkish Telephony; What people talk about during long distanc calls; Industry advances in 1932 despite business losses; First Bermuda call was boon to navigation company; Statement of Development, January 1, 1933 - provides statistics on the number of telephones working in each community of B.C.; West Vancouver celebrates 21st birthday; Entertainment programme telephoned from Vancouver to Victoria; John Lawson - phone pioneer of West Vancouver; John Henry Ward retires; Royal City students visit phone office; New employee sales campaign has been organized; An ounce of prevention; Fred Meloche has retired; We can talk to the Holy Land; Bowen Island annual picnic; C.A. McMaster; Telephone echoes from India; Who can solve the mystery of B.C.'s first telephone?; Telephone people on job despite earthquake; Hungry people make most work for telephone operators; B.C. Telephone Basketball Team; Statement of Development, May 1, 1933 - a table showing the number of telephones in each community of the province; W.H. Cooke; Victoria to London via All-Red Telephone Route; Vancouver-London conversation heard across Canada; Bowen Island Picnic; Gold Rush turns spotlight on Bridge River Valley; R.G. Roach Retires; An address by Miss Nell Rowbottom, agent, Nanaimo; Beware of Holiday Hazards; Port of New Westminster sets new shipping record; Speedy repairs after Cumberland fire - text and photos; George McCartney (Mr. Mac) retires; A Haircut for the Trans-Canadian Line; George Williamson of the Slocan retires; Toll Lines Restored for Christmas after two weeks of havoc - 6 pages of amazing photos and text; We can talk to the Flathead Valley; The Plant Library is at your service; Two Mining Areas Brought Within Telephone Reach - Anyox and Campbell River (opens up Stewart, Alice Arm and Premier Arm) - great photo of the Anyox plant of the Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelting & Power Company, Limited; Col. Victor Spencer's voice travels record distance by phone; Telephone to the rescue; Operators' Problems Explained in Radio Interview; Telephone plays prominent part in fight against forest fires - 2 pages with photos; Telephone queries add spice to newspaper life; Electrical Men Meet at Nanaimo; Ernest Moore passes away; New construction project to improve Bridge River service - 2 pages with photos; B.C. Nickel project given service; A telephone pole becomes a Bug's Breakfast - 3 pages with interesting photos and text; Barnston Island receives service; Sculling champ, Edward Snead, retires; Telephone Exchange Established in Bridge River Area - 3 pages of text and photos; Construction programme under way in the Albernis; Ralph S. MacPherson; Photo of the 'Morro Castle' afire; Roy (Dutch) Harris of East Kootenay dies; 'Mystery Mountain' claims life of Alec H. Dalgleish; and more. Average wear. Ink stamp of company executive E.P. LaBelle upon fore- and top edges, and inside front board, else unmarked. Binding intact. . Good. 1934. First Edition.

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        Architecture Vivant Cinquième Serie

      Albert Morancé, Paris 1932 - Rare original copy. Twenty five photographed plates (heliogravures). Fifty text pages richly illustrated. Numerous photographs, sketches, drawings, model pictures, plans, facads, sections, artist sketches, architectural schemes. Study by Le Corbusier and Jeanneret: " Plan d'aménagement de la ville d'Alger ", pp. 5-9 (reprinted in Chantiers nord-africains, février 1933). Size: 11 x 9", 27 × 23 cm. Binding: hard (cardboard) illustrated boards with black cloth spine and black string. Condition: the portfolio is in used but solid condition. A transparent tape is pasted on part of the original boards otherwise the original boards are intact. The black cloth spine is redone. The text leaves and plates are clean and intact. Drawings in the text: Plan d'urbanisation de la ville d'Alger 1931-32 ; L'Exposition internationale de l'habitation à Paris, en 1937 ; Plan d'aménagement de la Porte-Maillot, à Paris, 1929-30 ; Le Palais des Soviets destiné à commémorer le plan quinquennal, 1931. Plates : Plan d'aménagement de la Porte-Maillot, 1929-30 ; Le Palais des Soviets destiné à couronner le plan quinquennal, 1931 ; Projet d'urbanisation de la ville d'Alger, 1931, Maison au Pradet (Var), 1930-31. Troisième série and quatrième série also on sale. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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        Cavalcade

      London: William Heinemann Ltd,, 1932. Octavo. Original yellow cloth, multi-coloured lettering to spine and boards (black, red and blue). With the acetate jacket. Frontispiece and 22 black and white plates. Ownership signature to the front pastedown and the front free endpaper. Some extremely minor foxing, overall an excellent, bright, copy in the jacket that has the paper flaps intact, as issued, with some small chips to the extremities, and some wrinkling as usual. First edition, first impression, in the scarce acetate jacket. The basis for the classic 1933 film, which won three Academy Awards.

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        Revenez-y.

      Nrf 1932 - - Nrf, Paris 1932, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 117 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, seuls grands papiers. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Lucien Descaves. Très légères piqûres sans gravité sur les gardes. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        FLORILEGE DES CONTEURS GALANTS DU XVIIIième SIECLE,

      Paris Librairie de France 1931 ( 1932 ) - Deux volumes, reliés, demi veau rouge aux plattes illustrées, impression ( dos ) et filigrain ( plattes ) doré, pages de titre originaux, impression en rouge et noir, 225 x 285mm., 319 327pp., dessins n/b hors texte. Un des 600 exemplaires numérotés sur papier pur fil Lafuma. Table des matières : I : L'oiseau blanc, conte bleu par Denis Diderot - Histoire de Guillaume, cocher par le Comte de Caylus - Nocrion, Conte allobroge par le Cardinal de Bernis - Aline, Reine de Golconde par le Chevalier de Boufflers - La Belle par accident, conte de fée par Jacques Cazotte - La Jolie Mercière par Restif de la Brétonne - Tant mieux pour elle, conte plaisant par l'abbé de Voisenon - Le siège d'Ypres par Claude Godard d'Aucour. II : Cosi-Sancta, nouvelle africaine par Monsieur de Voltaire - Le crocheteur borgne par Monsieur de Voltaire - Trufaldin et Zirphile par Charles Pinot Duclos - Lettre d'érosie à Juliette par le Chevalier Andrea de Nerciat - L'éducation d'Angola par le Chevalier de la Morlière - Histoire de Babet par l'abbé du Laurens - Le mouvement perpétuel par Sylvain Maréchal - Chonchette et Minutte par Crébillon le Fils - Point de lendemain ou la Nuit Merveilleuse par Vivant Denon. Etat excéllent. 4730 g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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