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

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

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        THE KING OF THE GOLDEN RIVER

      London: George Harrap and Co. Ltd. 1932. First Rackham illustrated edition. Limited Edition. One of 570 copies, this numbered 483 and SIGNED BY ARTHUR RACKHAM on the limitation page. Bound in publisher?'s limp vellum with gilt titles to the upper cover, in the card slipcase. Pictorial endpapers. Four full-page colour plates and 15 black and white illustrations throughout the text. A superb fine copy in the rubbed and darkened slipcase, the printed label on the spine a little chipped at the bottom edge. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        ULYSSES

      Hamburg: The Odyssey Press. 1932. First single volume edition of this issue and also the first hardcover edition. An excellent near fine copy, just lightly rubbed and bumped to the extremities. The contents are clean and without inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the yellow printed band and publisher?'s card slipcase. Also laid in is a four page subscription form for an Odyssey Press ?"Special Edition?" on hand-made paper, signed by Joyce and limited to just 35 copies, of which 25 will be for sale to subscribers. The advertised edition never made it to print.

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        LOUDER AND FUNNIER

      London: Faber and Faber. 1932. First edition, first printing, first issue binding. Original yellow cloth with blue titles to the spine, in the Rex Whistler dustwrapper. Red top-stain. A lovely near fine clean and fresh copy, the contents with a previous owner?'s bookplate and a few tiny spots to endpapers. Complete with the very good lightly rubbed dustwrapper which has a chip to the bottom left corner of the front panel, a closed tear along the upper spine fold and some nicks at the tips of the lightly tanned spine. A collection of 19 humorous essays on all aspects of contemporary life, originally published in periodicals such as Vanity Fair. Uncommon in the dust jacket.

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        Judge Walter B. Beals four hand-made "booklets" collection

      1932. 1st Edition. Self-cover. Good. Four hand-made "booklets" on old vellum made by Judge Walter B Beals. The judge had asked several authors to write a piece on 17th Century vellum, after which he made them into little booklets himself. Overall condition of the hand-written vellum is weak , otherwise condition is very good. This collection consists of the following four people:BELLOC, Hilaire (Joseph Pierre René) [1870-1953]11-3/4 x 9-1/2 inches, 20pp including blanks and self-cover. Dated 1930 Autographed manuscript poem signed dated; inscribed to Judge Walter B BealsBOTTOMLEY, Gordon [1874-1948]11-1/2 x 9 inches, 28pp including blanks and self-cover. Dated 1932Autograph manuscript poem signed and dated (unpublished poem?)DRINKWATER, John [1885-1940]9-1/2 x 7 inches, 20pp including blanks and self-cover. Dated 1930Now in these fairy lands autograph manuscript poem signed, together with a letter signedWOLFE, Humbert [1885-1940]10-1/2 x 8-1/2 inches, 20pp including blanks and self-cover. Dated 1930Chinese proverb, signed and dated, as well as a signed letter; written and inscribed to Judge Walter B Beals Beals was an avid collector of books, manuscripts, and autographs. Beals frequently bound these materials into albums. In his time, Beals was considered the greatest private collector of manuscripts and books in the Pacific Northwest. Walter Burges Beals (1876-1960) had a distinguished career as an attorney, army officer, and judge, Beals served as a military officer in France during World War I and afterwards helped to organize and found the American Legion. He may be best know internationally as the Presiding Judge at the International Military Tribunal I, 1946-1947 (trial of 23 Nazi doctors in Nuremberg).

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        FARADAY'S DIARY, BEING THE VARIOUS PHILOSOPHICAL NOTES OF EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION MADE BY MICHAEL FARADAY D.C.L, F.R.S

      London, England: G. Bell and Sons, 1932. cloth, spine gilt-stamped, top edges gilt. Faraday, Michael. small 4to. cloth, spine gilt-stamped, top edges gilt. xxviii, 430; xviii, 467+(1); xii, 466; xii, 448; xiv, 456; xiv, 495+(1); xviii, 465+(1); 64 pages. 8 Volumes. First edition. Foreword by Sir William H. Bragg. Preface and table of contents in each volume. Seven volumes of text with a supplemental general index. Volume I 1830-2; Volume II 1832-6; Volume III 1836-9; Volume IV 1839-47; Volume V 1847-51; Volume VI 1851-5; Volume VII 1855-62. The 8th volume is an index volume. Each volume with tissue-protected frontispiece and black and white plate. Facsimiles of Faraday's drawings in margins of text throughout. Spines lightly sunned. Some minor scuffing to covers.

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        Arabia Felix: Across the Empty Quarter of Arabia

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1932. With a Foreword by T. E. Lawrence (T.E.S.) and Appendix by Sir Arthur Keith. Octavo. Original sand buckram, title gilt to spine, light brown top-stain. With the typographical dust jacket, printed in red and black on cream hammer-finshed stock. Frontispiece and 47 other plates, illustrations to the text, some full-page, folding coloured map at the rear, 2 full-page charts to the text. Pale differential browning to the free endpapers, otherwise very good indeed in the unclipped jacket which is just slightly tanned at the spine, chafed at the fore-edge, and with a few minor edge-splits. First edition, first impression, same month as the first. Talent-spotted by Sir Arnold Wilson, the British acting civil commissioner in the Persian Gulf. Thomas "held a number of civilian posts under Wilson and distinguished himself as political officer at Shatra during the Iraqi uprising in 1920 … Wilson's successor in the gulf, Sir Percy Cox, retained Thomas in his position as a political adviser to the Arab leaders serving under the provisional British administration. He was appointed OBE and transferred to Transjordan as assistant to the chief British representative at the court of Amir Abdullah. He became in 1924 financial adviser (and later first minister) in the sultanate of Muscat" (ODNB). During the 20s he developed the ambition to cross the "empty quarter" and made preparatory reconnaissance of the region, "On these trips he dressed as a Bedouin, eschewed tobacco and alcohol, and spoke only Arabic." Late in 1930 Thomas left Muscat on a passing British warship, arriving at Dhufar, on the Indian Ocean coast of Arabia "from where he intended to commence his south?-north crossing of the empty quarter. After waiting some months for his guides (who were involved in desert hostilities) he eventually set out with a small camel caravan but no promise of protection from the warring and predatory tribes of the interior. He emerged fifty-eight days later at Doha, on the Persian Gulf. The Royal Geographical Society in London promptly awarded him their founder's medal, and other learned societies around the world followed suit … He was admired by T. E. Lawrence and by his successor Wilfred Thesiger, who found twenty years later that Thomas was remembered by the Bedouin as an honourable, brave, and tolerant man". An unusually well-preserved copy of this important account.

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        A Typographical Commonplace-Book

      Paris: Harrison of Paris, 1932. First edition. Designed by Monroe Wheeler, and printed French fold by Ducros & Colas. 45 pp. From a total edition of 618 copies, this is copy "C" of five copies printed on China paper, all reserved for the designer. This is the ad personam copy for Wheeler's lover and collaborator, the photographer George Platt Lynes, with his name printed on the colophon, and a pencil inscription from Wheeler: "For George who helped make it. Monie". Publisher's three-quarter leather, blue paper sides, gilt top; matching slipcase. Slight spotting to edges; tiny chip from top of spine, a near fine copy. The Common-place Book is Wheeler's selection of literary quotations, each set in a different type-face.

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        Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde. Abt. I. Die Gross-Schmetterlinge des Palaearktischen Faunengebietes. Band I: SUPPLEMENT: DIE PALAEARKTISCHEN TAGFALTER.

      Stuttgart 1932. 4to. pp. vii, 399; iii with 16 chromolithographed plates. Publisher's cloth, gilt.

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        [Magazine]: Zion's Good News and Palestine (1932-1935)

      Seattle, Washington: Palestine Mission Board. (1932-1935). Magazine. 19 individual issues from January 1932-December 1935 (including supplements), ranging in size from about 6" x 9" to 9" x 12", bound together in one folio volume. Contemporary dark green cloth with the title "Palestine" stamped in gold on the front board. Small nicks to the spine ends and corners, the front free endpaper is detached, a few intermittent issues are toned, very good. A very scarce run of this "Jewish Missionary Magazine" published by the Palestine Mission Board and its affiliated group: the Palestine Prayer Fellowship.The magazine was edited by Armin A. Holzer, the son of a famous Canadian rabbi. He converted to Christianity, became an ordained Baptist minister, and founded both the Board and Fellowship. Headquartered in Seattle and Vancouver, both organizations were interdenominational and attracted the support of several leading American and Canadian Protestant ministers who also contributed to the magazine. Often billed as "Holzer the Hebrew" throughout the 1930s, Holzer spearheaded missionary campaigns and led evangelistic Bible conferences throughout the world. The first issue in the volume, printed at the Syrian Orphanage Press in Palestine, features Holzer's report on the establishment of the Palestine Faith Home "for Jewish converts and inquirers" in Jerusalem. When the magazine's title was shortened to Palestine in 1933, he reaffirmed its dedication "to the cause of Palestine's Evangelization and the evangelization of the Jews."The run is notable not only for its accounts of missionary work and theology, but also for Holzer's articles on anti-Semitism, Hitler, and the Nazi conspiracy. These include early reports on: "Hitler's Storm Troopers" (June, 1933), and the many difficulties faced by missionaries in Germany: "The government is out and out anti-Jewish ... missionaries are exposed to all sorts of embarrassing situations. They are either labeled un-German or more or less traitors for endeavoring to help the Jews" (September, 1934). A list of all 19 issues, issued irregularly, is available. .

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        The Production of High Speed Protons without the Use of High Voltages" AND "Production of High Speed Light Ions Without the Use of High Voltages II" AND "Hydrogen Isotope of Mass 2 and Its Concentration" in Physical Review Volume 38 No 4, August 15, 1931 and Volume 40 No 1, April 1 1932, pp 834; pp 19-35; pp 1-16

      FIRST EDITION OF THE SUCCESSFUL OPERATION OF THE FIRST CYCLOTRON, parts I and II (in two separate issues, both in original wraps). Also included in the 1932 issue is Urey's Noble Prize winning discovery of what we now call deuterium. In the spring of 1929, Ernest Lawrence read about a new method for accelerating charged particles. Scrounging together shards of glass, metal, wires and wax, Lawrence and his graduate student Stanley Livingston built an ingenious device capable of pushing particles to higher energies by making them travel in circles. "At root, its operation was straightforward. It used magnetic fields to hold charged particles in a narrow, spiraling path. When the particles crossed the gaps, an electric field would accelerate them ahead, from the right side to the left side, then from the left to the right. On each round, the particles picked up speed. They were shot out at high energy and put to work" (Bancroft Berkeley website). In January 1931 Lawrence and Livingston met their first success; their paper published in this Physical Review. "A device about 4.5 inches in diameter used a potential of 1,800 volts to accelerate hydrogen ions up to energies of 80,000 keV. Lawrence immediately started planning for a bigger machine" (American Institute of Physics website). In early 1932, Livingston and Lawrence set to building that bigger machine with a design for a 27-inch (69 cm) cyclotron. With this cyclotron and in the second paper offered here, the authors announced the acceleration of protons to more than 1 MeV. ALSO included is a paper by Urey, Brickwedde, and Murphy. "Since 1913 scientists had accepted the existence of isotopes, but conventional wisdom claimed that isotopes of a given element could not be differentiated or separated by a chemical process. Urey challenged and overturned this thinking in 1932 by showing that deuterium (D 2 ) could be concentrated in the form of deuterium oxide, or heavy water (D 2 O), and then converted back into pure deuterium by electrolysis of the D 2 O. Deuterium and deuterium oxide are convenient sources of deuterium-labeled compounds that today are used routinely in medicine and science" (Chemistry Explained). In his memoirs, Brickwedde's wrote that it was Urey "who proposed, planned, and directed the investigation. Appropriately, the Nobel Prize for finding the heavy isotope of hydrogen went to Urey" (Nat'l Institute of Standards, 45). CONDITION & DETAILS: Two first editions, both in original wraps. Lancaster: American Physical Society. The 1931 issue has light fading on the front wrap and some minor wear to the paper on the spine; the 1932 issue has very light wear at the edges. Very good condition.

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        Hydrogen Isotope of Mass 2 and Its Concentration" AND "The Production of High Speed Protons without the Use of High Voltages" AND "Production of High Speed Light Ions Without the Use of High Voltages II" in Physical Review Volume 38 No 4, August 15, 1931 and Volume 40 No 1, April 1 1932, pp 834; pp 19-35; pp 1-16

      1932 FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPS OF UREY'S NOBLE PRIZE WINNING DISCOVERY OF WHAT WE NOW CALL DEUTERIUM. Also included in that issue is part II of the successful operation of the first cyclotron. Part I is present in the other issue offered, the 1931 issue, this also in original wraps. "In 1931, Urey studied hydrogen by spectroscopic methods and detected a substance that had the same chemical properties as hydrogen but exhibited a larger mass than hydrogen known at this time. Because the mass was about twice the mass of hydrogen, Urey named it deuterium. "Since 1913 scientists had accepted the existence of isotopes, but conventional wisdom claimed that isotopes of a given element could not be differentiated or separated by a chemical process. Urey challenged and overturned this thinking in 1932 by showing that deuterium (D 2 ) could be concentrated in the form of deuterium oxide, or heavy water (D 2 O), and then converted back into pure deuterium by electrolysis of the D 2 O. Deuterium and deuterium oxide are convenient sources of deuterium-labeled compounds that today are used routinely in medicine and science" (Chemistry Explained). In his memoirs, Brickwedde's wrote that it was Urey "who proposed, planned, and directed the investigation. Appropriately, the Nobel Prize for finding the heavy isotope of hydrogen went to Urey" (Nat'l Institute of Standards, 45). In the spring of 1929, Ernest Lawrence read about a new method for accelerating charged particles. Scrounging together shards of glass, metal, wires and wax, Lawrence and his graduate student Stanley Livingston built an ingenious device capable of pushing particles to higher energies by making them travel in circles. "At root, its operation was straightforward. It used magnetic fields to hold charged particles in a narrow, spiraling path. When the particles crossed the gaps, an electric field would accelerate them ahead, from the right side to the left side, then from the left to the right. On each round, the particles picked up speed. They were shot out at high energy and put to work" (Bancroft Berkeley website). In January 1931 Lawrence and Livingston met their first success; their paper published in this Physical Review. "A device about 4.5 inches in diameter used a potential of 1,800 volts to accelerate hydrogen ions up to energies of 80,000 keV. Lawrence immediately started planning for a bigger machine" (American Institute of Physics website). In early 1932, Livingston and Lawrence set to building that bigger machine with a design for a 27-inch (69 cm) cyclotron. With this cyclotron and in the second paper offered here, the authors announced the acceleration of protons to more than 1 MeV. CONDITION & DETAILS: Two first editions, both in original wraps. Lancaster: American Physical Society. The 1931 issue has light fading on the front wrap and some minor wear to the paper on the spine; the 1932 issue has very light wear at the edges. Very good condition.

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        Sir James Guthrie

      London - Macmillan and Co Limited, 1932 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A handsome, illustrated biography of the Scottish painter Sir james Guthrie. First edition. With a portrait of Guthrie to frontispiece and numerous full-page plates of his workthroughout. By Sir James L. Caw, a scottish art critic, acquaintance of Guthrie and director of the National Portrait gallery. Condition: In a cloth covered binding. Externally, very smart with slight bumping to head and tail of spine. Internally, firmly bound, bright and generally clean with just the odd handling mark. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        Apocalypse

      New York - The Viking Press, 1932 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Thefirst USedition of Lawrence's last work to be published before his death. With an introduction by Richard Aldington. Condition: In a black cloth binding. Externally, smart, though with some bumping. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright, with just a few spots. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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        ROSE RESEARCH ON LYMPHADENOMA

      Bristol: John Wright & Sons Ltd.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 136 pages; 98 photographic plates both color and black and white. Prvenance- Paul E Steiner, bookplate. Red cloth with light bubbling to front cover- see graphic. ; 0 .

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        FURTHER CRITICISM OF POETRY

      Bureau of Critics [Press of Geo. G. Fetter Co.] [1932], [Louisville] - First edition. Joshi I-A-6a. A very scarce, verging on rare, booklet. Printed wrappers [about 6" x 9"], saddle-stapled, 13+ pages. Two mailing folds else generally VG+ copy with two small spot stains [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Lady Chatterley's Lover.

      London: Martin Secker, 1932 - Octavo. Original brown cloth, gilt lettered spine. With the dust jacket. Spine of jacket toned, panels a little foxed, some light staining. edges foxed. First authorised expurgated edition. Lawrence's famously controversial book was originally published in a privately printed edition at Florence in 1928 and not in an authorised and "openly acknowledged unexpurgated English edition" (as Lawrence's bibliographers put it) until the Penguin edition of 1960. Scarce in the dust jacket. Robert & Poplawski A42d.

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        KING CHARLES II. Typescript of an Unpublished School Play

      1932. Typescript comprising two sections: first, three pages of carbon copy with Orwell's autograph pencil side-notes recording sound effects, the name 'Geoffrey' written twice in red crayon; second, twelve roneograph pages with some pencil markings probably in the hand of one of the boy actors [Geoffrey Stevens], 15 pages, folio and 4to, spindle holes, some slight wear and creasing, marginal fraying at outer leaves, final leaf torn and reinforced; together with an original photograph of Orwell and his school at this time, mounted and labelled. Provenance: Geoffrey Stevens; sold Sothebys, London Dec. 15th 1988; Private Collection. This short historical play, which is written partly in blank verse, was composed by the twenty-nine-year-old Eric Blair when he was headmaster at the Hawthorns High School for Boys in Hayes, Middlesex, a small private school having little more than a dozen pupils (as the accompanying photograph shows). It was performed as the school's Christmas play at St Mary's Church Hall in Hayes in 1932. This was in a period when Orwell had finished Down and Out in Paris and London (or Days in London and Paris, as it was originally titled) and was looking for a publisher. He was working on Burmese Days and had only sought the job at Hawthorns because he needed an income. Fed up with his job and his lack of disposable income, he then spent the best part of a term writing and rehearsing a school play for the boys to perform. With dramatic speeches, noisy altercations involving stocks and pikes, unlikely coincidences and some very theatrical dialogue, it is little wonder that Geoffrey Stevens, one of the boys who performed in the play, enjoyed the experience considerably more than Orwell himself, who referred to it in a letter to Eleanor Jacques on 19 October as 'a mucky play the boys are to act later'. By 18 November he could record: 'I have had to write & produce a play- am now in the throes of rehearsing it- & what is worst of all, have had to make most of the suits of armour etc. for the boys to act it. For the last few weeks I have been suffering untold agonies with glue & brown paper etc.' (Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters, 1968, I, 102-105). Geoffrey Stevens, whose copy this is, remembers the undertaking more fondly: 'The performance lasted only half an hour, but we spent hours in preparation, finding props, constructing the scenery etc., all of which he [Orwell] supervised closely. It was ambitious... He arranged for plywood doors on either side to have saw cuts made in them so that Cromwell's men could break them open with their pikes. It worked perfectly and made a great crashing noise coming down.' (Orwell, The Authorised Biography, Michael Shelden, 1991, p172.) Orwell was seldom pleased with his work and destroyed the majority of his manuscripts. King Charles II, while it lacks some of the literary merits of his published work, has pastiche, humour and a political message. Aside from Nineteen Eighty-Four, less than half of which survives, this would appear to be the only Orwell typescript in existence. It remains unpublished, and this is the sole known copy.

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        Typed Letter Signed with exceptional content

      Albany, NY, 1932. unbound. 1 page on "State of New York, Executive Chamber" letterhead, 10.5 x 8 inches, Albany, New York, April 16, 1932. Written to powerful New York attorney Frederic R. Coudert, whose support was needed in Roosevelt's anticipated run for the Presidency of the United States, just three months before the Democratic National Convention, in part: "...At least I am grateful for one thing - that you do not class me as a mere politician...As for the League of Nations, it is too long a subject for us to discuss on paper, but perhaps it may interest you to know that half a dozen people who have been just as strongly for the League as you, have after talking with me subscribed to the plan I have outlined to them. For instance, Frank Sayre and his wife (Jessie Woodrow Wilson) spent the night at Hyde Park a week ago and after we talked for an hour, completely changed their opinion about my stand. All that I can tell you in this note is that my objective and yours happen to be not merely similar but identical, but if you maintain your method of attaining the objective, you may get there in twenty years at the earliest or not at all; on the other hand I believe that my method for attaining the same objective will get us there in from five to ten years with far greater certainty. Think that over and for heaven's sake, maintain your faith. Remember that it sometimes takes a great courage to hew out a new line. I quote your example: Cleveland, T.R. and Wilson did just that..." Coudert%u2019s support of the League of Nations came about due to the fact that his family law firm had represented the interests of British Government for close to a century, and he wanted to be assured that a Roosevelt administration would maintain a strong alliance with England. However, seven years later he became a strong isolationist, aligning himself with his friend Charles Lindbergh, and barely supported the Lend Lease. On the other hand, F.D.R. coined the term "United Nations" and made contributions to the original drafted charter. Two horizontal folds and small creases at the corners, but still in very good condition.

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        Murder Between Drinks

      Morrow, 1932, Hard, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 1stSize: 8vo, First edition. Hard cover in original cloth. Author's scarce first book. Published NY: William Morrow Company, 1932, first printing. 8vo., 266pp., purple cloth with yellow titles. Spine and cover edges sunned, pastedowns and a few pages have mild foxing, else clean and bright. Very good. Only eight copies in WorldCat.

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        Death in the Afternoon

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1932. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in black morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. With colour frontispiece by Juan Gris and numerous black and white photographs. A fine copy. First edition, first printing.

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        Götter stürzen;

      Urania-Freidenker Verlag, 1932.. SELTEN!, Seiten altersentsprechend, Seitenschnitt gering fleckig, Buchdeckel/-rücken mit einigen Gebrauchsspuren und kl. Flecken, Ecken und Kanten leicht angestoßen, ansonsten altersentsprechend gutes Exemplar, 221 S., blau-graue Leinwand, Standardbuchformat,. Altdeutsche Schrift!

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        Jørgen Stein og hans Kreds. 2 bd. (Torden i Syd. Under Regnbuen).

      1932 1932 - Orig. udgave. Kbhvn. 1932-33. Indbundet ubeskåret med de orig. omslag i smukt privat halvlæder. Bindene signeret. Juul-Lassen. Bind svagt nussede.

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        A LOG OF THE TEXAS-CALIFORNIA CATTLE TRAIL, 1854. THREE PARTS

      Austin: Southwestern Historical Quarterly, 1932., 1932. First edition. 8vo. From the collection of Al Lowman. PART I: Original tan printed wrappers with extended edges, 208-237 pp. introduction, footnotes. Story begins in Vol. XXXV, No. 3, January, 1932. Near fine copy. PART II: Original tan printed wrappers with extended edges, 290-316 pp., footnotes. Story appears in Vol. XXXV, No. 4, April, 1932. Near fine copy. PART III: Original tan printed wrappers with extended edges, 47-66 pp., footnotes. Conclusion of story appears in Vol. XXXVI, No. 1, July, 1932. Near fine copy. This set has long been sought by cattle and Haley collectors. It is one of Haley's earliest titles, and contains a fine introduction by Haley, including an account of his efforts to locate the diaries that make up this book. The existence of a major cattle trail from California to Texas and several major drives over this trail seven years before the Civil War is little known and this work is a major source on the subject. ROBINSON 219a. HALEY 116. HERD 235.

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        Espantapájaros (Al alcance de todos)

      Proa, Buenos Aires 1932 - Ejemplar dedicado a Hugo Ricaldoni. Pequeña rotura en la parte superior del lomo. Ilustración de tapa intacta con pequeñisimas manchas de humedad. Varias páginas intonsas [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Mutiny on the Bounty

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1932. First Edition, First Printing. First state with blank end papers. In a first state dust jacket with price of $2.50 intact, and no ads on rear flap. In Very Good condition. Previous owner name and bookseller tag to front free end paper. Cloth shows light rubbing, with light fraying at base of spine and corners. Spine cloth slightly faded. The jacket shows offsetting to the rear panel, as well as moderate chipping to spine ends, a few closed tears and abrasion to the front flap fold. Presents well.

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        Deutsche Krieger aller Zeiten

      ohne Verlagsangabe, 1932,. 48 S., komplett mit allen 240 eingeklebten Bildern, paperback, geprägter Deckel, Querformat 29 x 22 cm, guter Zustand.

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        Thoughts and Adventures

      London: Thornton Butterworth Limited,, 1932. Octavo. Original olive cloth, title gilt to spine and upper board. With the dust jacket. Portrait frontispiece. A few light abrasions to binding, jacket spine with tears to head and tail. First edition, first impression. The second volume of Churchill's autobiographical writings, covering his early political career, the battle of Sidney Street, a near silence on Gallipoli, service on the Western Front, the negotiation of the Irish settlement, thoughts on the "Mass effects of modern life" and life "Fifty years hence". A collection of Churchill's magazine and newspaper journalism written in the same lighter, informal style as My Early Life, the success of Thoughts and Adventures came as a considerable surprise to the publisher. Published on 10 November 1932 in a run of 4,000, three additional printings of 1,000 were required in the same month, two of them before publication, Butterworth writing to Churchill: "We are truly delighted at this success which confounds the Jonahs of the Bookselling trade…To keep pace with the increasing demand, we had to get both printers and binders to work overtime. The sheets were delivered by passenger train, and the cases were made by the binders in advance" (quoted in Cohen). A very difficult book to find in a jacket.

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        Collection of 32 items by Fred B. Millett, many signed, dating from the 1930s-1970s, 31 booklets + 1 offprint--But Shadows, Sea-Scape, Whitehead, Charles Read Baskervill, Ex-Anglia, De Studiis, The Sacred Tree, Chicago Elegies, The Critical Process, Day Book, Edith Rickert, "Over Home", 220 Wesleyan Station, 1918, The Study of Literature and Its Values, "The Village", Pea-Green Freshman, "Gay Young Sophomore", "Jolly Junior", "Grave Old Senoir", "The Year Fourteen", Graduate Student I, Graduate Student II, Student-at-Arms, From the Mill House Journal 1960, Slightly Manic, A Small Liberal Arts College, Two Tributes--The Death of Lawrence, I Call on Frieda, Three Worlds, Octogenarian, Letters from California, + The Vigilantes (offprint)

      Various. 1932-1973. First printing. Paperback. Very Good. A nice collection of Millet booklets + 1 offprint, with a date range of 1932-1973. Various publishers--the first 6 appear to be self-published, the next 4 were done by James D. Young (of Middletown, CT), then the majority were put out by Washington Street Press (of Whitman, MA). All in this collection are staple-bound softcovers, Very Good to Near Fine books, all appear to have a small stamp or two to towards the back of the book, some have a small, erasable pencil-notation on the verso of the titlepage. Many of these are inscribed by Fred B. Millet on the inside of the front cover. Nice uncommon collection of an academic's memories and remembrances. Please contact us with any questions.

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        [Title in Yiddish]: Di submarin Z-1

      New York / (Bayonne, N.J.): Bidermans Farlag / (Jersey Printing). 1932. First. First edition. Illustrations by Note Kozlovski. Octavo. Pebble-grained cloth gilt. Text in Yiddish. A trifle rubbed, near fine in attractive, very good or better dustwrapper with a triangular chip at the crown. A novel about passengers and crew trapped on a submarine that was later translated into English by Max Rosenfeld. Exceptionally scarce in jacket. .

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        The Modern Bricklayer - A Practical Work on Bricklaying in All Its Branches with Special Sections on Tiling and slating, Specifications, Estimating, Etc. Etc. - Complete in Three Volumes

      Caxton Publishing Company, Limited, London, 1932, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, First EditionSize: 4to - over 9?" - 12" tall, Undated. Total of 630 pages. Index in volume III."The book is at once comprehensive and detailed, dealing progressively with every branch of brickwork and tile laying. It will be found that problems are discussed about which it is extremely difficult to obtain information elsewhere. A series of chapters on the business side of the trade will be found very useful. The book has been planned so as to enable the bricklayer to become a master of his subject from beginning to end." - from Preface. Each volume features colour frontis, numerous full-page black and white photographic plates and a profusion of line drawings. All bindings and hinges intact. Prior owner's name and address, dated 1932, upon each free front endpaper. Spines partially sunned. Average wear to red boards which feature decorative embossing and gilt lettering upon each front board. Half-inch opening at base of spine of volume III. Light to moderate yellowing to contents. Foxing to all edges and some pages. Nice copy of this superb reference. Circa 1932?

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        6 Autograph letters signed to Samuel Goudsmit. 13 pp. total

      Charlottenburg & Berlin, 1932. His Scientific Archives Were Destroyed in a Bombing Raid; Only 189 Letters Survive, of which the Five Offered Here are Previously Unknown Paschen, Friedrich (1865-1947). 6 Autograph letters signed to Samuel Goudsmit (1902-78). Charlottenburg or Berlin, January 15, 1932-June 13, 1935. 13pp. total on 7 sheets measuring either 237 x 208 mm. or 286 x 223 mm. Creased where previously folded, with minor soiling and wear along creases, otherwise fine. English translations included. Excellent series of very technical scientific letters to Goudsmit discussing his ongoing investigations in spectroscopy, particularly problems of hyperfine structure and the Zeeman effect. Described by one biographer as "probably the greatest experimental spectroscopist of his time" (quoted in DSB), Paschen, in the words of Niels Bohr, had a "happy intuition" that led him always to "pursue experimentally those problems the investigation of which proved to be of decisive significance for the extension of general theoretical conceptions" (quoted in DSB). Paschen's experimental work in spectroscopy provided some of the most revealing clues to atomic structure; it was particularly useful to Arnold Sommerfeld, whose modifications of Bohr's theory of atomic structure had impressed Paschen so much that he devoted six months to confirming the theory's predictions. During his tenure as professor of physics at the University of Tubingen (1901-24), Paschen made Tubingen into Germany's most important center of atomic spectroscopy. In 1924 he succeeded Nernst as president of the Physikalische-Technische Reichsanstalt, the highest post to which a German experimental physicist could aspire; on May 1, 1933, after the Nazi's seizure of power in Germany, he was forced to retire in favor of the pro-Nazi physicist Johannes Stark. Despite this setback, Paschen was able to continue his laboratory research for a few years afterward-although at the cost of considerable difficulty and personal humiliation, some of which is hinted at in the letters offered here. These six letters from Paschen to Goudsmit are almost exclusively concerned with the scientific investigations performed by the two men during the years 1932-1935; they exemplify the interplay between theoretical and experimental physics so characteristic of Paschen's career. This is particularly apparent in the last four letters (August 22, 1933-June 13, 1935), in which Paschen provided Goudsmit with detailed information on the results of his latest researches: Thank you so much for kindly sending me your and Mr. Bacher's work on anomalies in hyperfine structures. At the same time please accept my cordial congratulations on your wonderful quantitative settlement of the disputed questions regarding Al II and Hg I. For Al everything now appears to be in perfect order. Also, in the meantime I have become convinced that two fine structure components of the two lines 4 1,3F3-nG are simple and do not have any weak companions. Accordingly, the term nG must be split with 0.48 cm-1, as you conclude, and not with 0.35 as I assumed. . . . It is fascinating how the same problem is approached independently from several angles. However, your work is very important because you derive quantitative, definitive results. And in his letter of Aug. 22, 1933: You were so kind to write me concerning the theoretical fundamentals for comprehending the fine structures of the lines of Al II. Since you went to such trouble, I assume that the progress of my work on this topic would be of interest to you and would like to inform you that the publication thereof will not be forthcoming for some time. . . . I have made a study of extensive new material and have progressed to the point that the entire spectrum can be based quite soundly on the values of the fine structure terms. . . . All triplet terms now have two different numerical values corresponding to j + 1/2 and j - 1/2, which are based on the fine structure splitting values that you provided. . . . Paschen's letter of April 28, 1935 praised Goudsmit and Pauling's The Structure of Line Spectra (1930) and discussed Sch¸ler's article on the hyperfine structures of europium: The book by Pauling and Goudsmit is today the "bible" of the practical spectroscopist. However, your experimental studies, the fundamentals of hyperfine structures, conducted in collaboration with Back, belong to the classic works of spectroscopy. . . . An article by Sch¸ler and a colleague on hyperfine structures of lines of europium recently appeared in Zeitschrift fur Physik [Journal of Physics]. The authors find violations of the Laude rule and attribute this to the geometric arrangement of nucleus and electron shell. This will certainly be of interest to you. I would like to point out that in this article results of my measurements are also mentioned and are presented in support of the proposed hypothesis. The spectrum In II contains a great many deviations from the Laude rule. However, in any event they involve detectable disturbances of the type that you discussed in the case of mercury two years ago. And in the final letter of June 13, 1935: Your kind letter of May 17 is of great value to my current research and I am very grateful for the effort you put into it. At this time I cannot say very much about the calculations you provided, but you have inspired a renewed testing of fine splittings that will require much time before it is ultimately conclusive. [A detailed numerical analysis of the fine splittings of various terms follows.] . . . I am conveying these details to you since you appear to hold the key for the peculiar splittings of the 1,3F3 terms. I myself am so deeply involved with the measurements and thereby so overloaded with numbers that I cannot yet delve into the theory. However, clarifying the F terms interests me and does not seem to be difficult for you. . . . Similar to the Runge rule for the anomalous Zeeman effects, only whole-number fragments of the splitting factor A = a or the span S = will thus always be present. In this regard the fine structure is indicated as Zeeman effect of the nuclear moment. This is my interpretation as an experimental physicist, even if it is theoretically self-evident. The conclusion I was inclined to draw, that namely absolutely no fine structure splittings can occur other than such whole-number fragments, is however much more difficult to substantiate than with the Zeeman splittings, since the splittings are too small and the measurements lack the required accuracy. The first two letters in this series, although briefer, are also of interest. In the first (January 15, 1932), Paschen gave Goudsmit permission to include the Rydberg spectrographic tables in a proposed study, and praised Goudsmit for "the wonderful and renowned articles you have published to advance theoretical and practical spectroscopy. The discovery of electron spin was a very great accomplishment. . . ." In the second (April 9, 1933), Paschen acknowledged Goudsmit's gift of a copy of his and Bacher's Atomic Energy States (1932): "I would like to express my highest gratitude for this valuable dedication and at the same time express my delight in seeing that you undertook this effort of producing this valuable but laborious work. All spectroscopists will be greatly indebted to you. So far I have read only the introduction and I have been delighted by the precise and clear presentation. I will now use the tables quite extensively, since they render the extremely tedious bibliographic search superfluous." According to the Dictionary of Scientific Biography, all of Paschen's scientific manuscripts perished in November 1943 when his house was destroyed in a bombing raid; thus his letters to scientific colleagues such as Goudsmit represent his only surviving unpublished work in physics. The DSB gives an inventory of 184 known letters by Paschen to other physicists, taken from Kuhn's Sources for the History of Quantum Physics and the catalogues of the Niels Bohr Institute and the American Institute of Physics; of these 184 letters, only one to Goudsmit (the Jan. 15, 1932 letter included in the present collection) is cited. The collection of letters we are offering here, replete with formulae and scientific data, thus marks an important and valuable addition to the Paschen canon.

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        Man Made Angry

      London: Longmans, Green and Co.,, 1932. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and upper board in red. With the dust jacket. Faint spotting to edges. An excellent copy in the dust jacket that is lightly rubbed at the head and tail of the spine panel. First edition, first impression.

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        [Magazine]: Zion's Good News and Palestine (1932-1935)

      Seattle, Washington: Palestine Mission Board. (1932-1935). Magazine. 19 individual issues from January 1932-December 1935 (including supplements), ranging in size from about 6" x 9" to 9" x 12", bound together in one folio volume. Contemporary dark green cloth with the title "Palestine" stamped in gold on the front board. Small nicks to the spine ends and corners, the front free endpaper is detached, a few intermittent issues are toned, very good. A very scarce run of this "Jewish Missionary Magazine" published by the Palestine Mission Board and its affiliated group: the Palestine Prayer Fellowship.The magazine was edited by Armin A. Holzer, the son of a famous Canadian rabbi. He converted to Christianity, became an ordained Baptist minister, and founded both the Board and Fellowship. Headquartered in Seattle and Vancouver, both organizations were interdenominational and attracted the support of several leading American and Canadian Protestant ministers who also contributed to the magazine. Often billed as "Holzer the Hebrew" throughout the 1930s, Holzer spearheaded missionary campaigns and led evangelistic Bible conferences throughout the world. The first issue in the volume, printed at the Syrian Orphanage Press in Palestine, features Holzer's report on the establishment of the Palestine Faith Home "for Jewish converts and inquirers" in Jerusalem. When the magazine's title was shortened to Palestine in 1933, he reaffirmed its dedication "to the cause of Palestine's Evangelization and the evangelization of the Jews."The run is notable not only for its accounts of missionary work and theology, but also for Holzer's articles on anti-Semitism, Hitler, and the Nazi conspiracy. These include early reports on: "Hitler's Storm Troopers" (June, 1933), and the many difficulties faced by missionaries in Germany: "The government is out and out anti-Jewish ... missionaries are exposed to all sorts of embarrassing situations. They are either labeled un-German or more or less traitors for endeavoring to help the Jews" (September, 1934). A list of all 19 issues, issued irregularly, is available. .

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        Bright Skin

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1932. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in green. With the dust jacket. Edges and endpapers slightly foxed; an excellent copy in the jacket with toned spine and a short closed tear to foot of spine. First UK edition, first impression. Published in the US earlier the same year. A depiction of life in a Southern African-American community. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the front panel of the jacket and front pastedown.

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        Thoughts and Adventures

      London: Thornton Butterworth Limited,, 1932. Octavo. Original olive cloth, title gilt to spine and upper board. With the dust jacket. Portrait frontispiece. A few indentations to fore-edge. The highly prized dust jacket in strikingly good condition. First edition, first impression. The second volume of Churchill's autobiographical writings, covering his early political career, the battle of Sidney Street, a near silence on Gallipoli, service on the western front, the negotiation of the Irish settlement, thoughts on the "Mass effects of modern life" and life "Fifty years hence". A collection of Churchill's magazine and newspaper journalism written in the same lighter, informal style as My Early Life, the success of Thoughts and Adventures came as a considerable surprise to the publisher. Published on 10 November 1932 in a run of 4,000, three additional printings of 1,000 were required in the same month, two of them before publication, Butterworth writing to Churchill: "We are truly delighted at this success which confounds the Jonahs of the Bookselling trade…To keep pace with the increasing demand, we had to get both printers and binders to work overtime. The sheets were delivered by passenger train, and the cases were made by the binders in advance" (quoted in Cohen). A very difficult book to find in a jacket.

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        The Art of Mixing

      MACRAE SMITH COMPANY, PHILADELPHIA 1932 - First printing. Title gilted. Bookplate in the book. General wear and rubbed cover. Tight binding. DATE PUBLISHED: 1932 EDITION: FIRST PRINTING 49 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Discretions & Indiscretions

      Frederick A. Stokes 1932 - This appears to be a first edition, with the copyright year matching the year on the title page. This is an ex-library book with the usual markings. Otherwise, the book is good plus with shelfwear; a few pages with light soiling, small tears to the page edges or dogearred corners; and lightly bumped corners.There is no dust jacket. A good example of a very scarce book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Moon of Much Gladness

      London: Cassell and Company, Ltd.,, 1932. Related by Kai Lung. Octavo. Original green pebble-grain cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. A couple of faint spots to upper board, some spotting to edges of contents, light partial tanning to free endpapers. An excellent copy in the rubbed and nicked jacket with a few short closed tears. First edition, first impression.

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        Modern Architecture

      Museum Of Modern Art MOMA 1932 - 1932 First Edition warps,10 x 8",catalog of this most important exhibition. Aside from wear to covers the text is overall Clean & Tight. Photo shows cover. Spine and edges are also discolored with age, and a few marks on bottom edge, not affecting the leaves. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Reiter in Deutscher Nacht

      J.G. Cotta'sche Buchhandlung Nachfolger, 1932 hardcover (first 2,000-12,000 copies), inscribed and dated 3-III-32 on half-title page to G. J. Vierick (editor Vaterland, pro-German newspaper in United States during World War I), no dust jacket (prob. as issued), cover with single tiny corner bump, age graying of spine, slight on covers, but with bright cover image, cover and spine titles, clean unmarked pages, binding tight looks unread (clean page edge).

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