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        The Siege of Pleasure

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company. 1932. First. First American edition. A couple of pages roughly opened resulting in chips in the margins of a few pages, else near fine in a not quite very good dustwrapper with some moderate chips and tears. A prequel to the author's 1929 novel The Midnight Bell exploring the life of young Jenny Maple and her attendance at The Midnight Bell, a pub where she descends into alcoholism and prostitution. Along with a later sequel, The Plains of Cement, the books were the basis for the 1963 British film Bitter Harvest, directed by Peter Graham and starring Janet Munro. Extremely difficult to find in jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Gunnery Pocket Book. B.R. 224.

      London: The Admiralty, 1932 - Small octavo. Original blue cloth-backed printed boards. Spine a little sunned, light scatter of foxing to the endpapers, else a very sharp copy. 11 coloured plates, 5 of them folding and 14 line-drawn plates, 5 of them folding. First edition. "The primary object of this book is to give all the information and gunnery knowledge that is required of a Seaman Gunner in addition, certain portions, the knowledge of which is not officially required of a Seaman Gunner, are included to form a suitable basis on which the higher gunnery ratings can build up their more detailed education" (Introduction). A print-run of 15,000 copies for this issue, but these pocket books are all uncommon, as superseded editions were supposed to be disposed of. COPAC shows just one copy of the 1938 reprint for this issue at the IWM, and two copies of the 1945 issue (IWM and NMM); OCLC adds copies of the 1945 at Plymouth Library, the Haagse Defensiebibliotheek, the Danish National Library, and the Canadian War Museum; but the only copy of the original 1932 issue we can trace is at the Australian War Memorial. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Letters of Philip Dormer Stanhope 4th Earl of Chesterfield. Edited, with an introduction, by Bonamy Dobree. The King's Printers' Edition. In six [6] volumes.

      Eyre & Spottiswoode, The King's Printers' Edition, London 1932 - Six volumes. London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, The King's Printers' Edition, 1932. First edition. §One of an edition of nine hundred numbered sets. Original orange buckram, gilt lettering and decoration, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, bevelled edges. Ink ownership name to front free endpapers. Small professional repair to one spine, in other respects a very good, bright set. (**PLEASE READ CAREFULLY** - This is a heavy/overweight book, therefore additional postage will be charged - PLEASE CONTACT US for a prior shipping quote and for further information). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: JAMES HAWKES]
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        LAS MIL Y UNA NOCHES CUENTOS ILUSTRADOS

      . Zustand: Como Nuevo Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Barcelona. Tela. Industrias Graficas Rieusset, S.A. 1932. XVIII+282Pag+5h. 30X23. Entrada de Jose Pijoan. Varios cuentos ilustrados bellamente por Jose Segrelles. Magnifico ejemplar. Ref 2.5 Biblioteca A.

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        [Photo Album]: Several Photo Albums of One Soldier Including Hawaii, 1932-1935

      Hawaii. 1932-1935. Oblong quartos or octavos. Four different string-tied photo albums. The first album is brown leather with "Aloha Hawaii" stamped in gilt on the front board measuring 9" x 12"; the next is black leather over paper boards measuring 7" x 10" with a tropical scene stamped in gilt with the words "photographs" and "Aloha Hawaii" as well the owner's initials; the third is black embossed leather over paper boards measuring 8" x 12" with "Photographs" in silver on the front board; the last is brown cork, lacking the front board, measuring 6.5" x 8.5". All albums about very good with some scattered chips, tears, and edgewear, with one album lacking the front board; all photographs near fine or better. Contains a collection of 464 black and white or sepia toned photographs measuring between 1.5" x 2" to 5" x 7", the majority with captions.An extensive collection of photographs taken by Private Edward D. Navary while stationed in Hawaii during his service with the United States Signal Corps from 1932-1935. Included throughout the album are photographs depicting military trips to Mexico, various Hawaiian Islands, and Panama, as well as images from his leave when he went back to New York to visit family. Using the U.S.A.T. Republic, pictured here, he traveled to Panama and Mexico with the Army after the ship was transferred to Army control in 1931. Photographs include what Navary captioned "scenes at Panama City R. Dep." depicting the Dominican convent, business district, and the Balboa district of Panama. The Hawaiian portion of the albums shows soldiers and natives working together on military bases including a notable one in Waianae. The landscape of the islands is seen in pictures captioned, "sunset looking west far out, Pacific from the pass;" and "a high and sharp peak in Waianae Mountain." Soldiers are shown enjoying the beaches, practicing track and field, posing with the barracks mascot, a donkey, as well as working on switchboards for the Signal Corps, and some are posed in front of Naval planes. There are also photos of military planes flying overhead and some beautiful photos of the islands from the air and the Punchbowl Crater.Among the photographs are images of Navary's friends and family in New York and New Jersey presumably taken while he was on leave. These photos show home life in the 1930s with images of newborns, posing on Monmouth Beach, New Jersey, and riding motorcycles in New York. Also featured are girls posing by cars and some school photos given to Navary of unnamed girlfriends. A large assortment of photographs showing the 1930s American military effort pre-World War II as well as civilian life during the decade. .

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        PICASSO. Kunsthaus Zürich Ausstellung 11. September bis 30. Oktober 1932. Ausführliches Verzeichnis. Verlängert bis 13. November. Mit dem handschriftlichen Namenszug vom norwegischen Architekten Herman Munthe Kaas (1890 - 1977) auf dem Titelblatt mit Bleistift.

      Druck: Buchdruckerei Berichthaus Zürich,, Zürich, 1932 - Zürich, Druck: Buchdruckerei Berichthaus Zürich, 1932, 26,7 x 19,8 cm, XV (1), 25 (2) Seiten, XXXII ganzseitige schwarz-weiss Tafeln. Original-Broschur (Ecken und Kanten berieben und bestossen), etwas lichtrandig, oberes Kapital leicht eingerissen, handschriftliche Bezeichnung "Picasso" auf dem Rücken, Namen auf dem Titelblatt Bolliger 3, 410. - Bezzola, Tobia, PICASSO. Die erste Museumsausstellung 1932. Kunsthaus Zürich Ausstellung vom 15. Oktober 2010 bis 30. Januar 2011; darin u.a. ein Faksimile-Abdruck des Kataloges und eine Rekonstruktion der Ausstellung von 1932. - Während der Ausstellung 1932 wurden 716 Exemplare dieses Kataloges verkauft (Preis: 5 Schweizer Franken); eine erschienene kleine Katalogliste kostete 50 Rappen und von dieser wurden 5644 Exemplare verkauft. Sprache: Deutsch oberes Kapital leicht eingerissen, handschriftliche Bezeichnung "Picasso" auf dem Rücken, Namen auf dem Titelblatt Original-Broschur (Ecken und Kanten berieben und bestossen), etwas lichtrandig, [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stader Kunst-Buch-Kabinett]
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        Twenty Notches (First Edition)

      Dodd , 1932 Mead, New York - First Edition. Near Fine in an exceptionally fresh and colorful, Near Fine dust jacket. Jacket is exceptionally bright, with faint vertical creases at the rear panel and along the front hinge fold. A lovely copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        The Tests 1932-33. Australia V England: Series Of Photos Illustrating The Leading Cricketers Of To-day, As Well As Champions Of The Past

      Melbourne: Keating-Wood 1932 - Pre-tour. Rare brochure of the Bodyline tour, with large b/w photographs of current players and past teams and tour itinerary to centre pages. Paperback. Second edition. 8vo. 63pp. Original pictorial wrappers, beginning to detach from head, slightly grubby. Internally clean. Ex. libris J.W. Goldman, book-plate. A very good copy. [Padwick, 4484-2]

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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        Thoughts and Adventures

      London: Thornton Butterworth Limited,, 1932. Octavo. Original olive cloth, title to spine and front board gilt, publisher's device in blind to the bottom fore-corners of both boards. Portrait frontispiece, illustrations to the text. Faded near contemporary ownership inscription to front free endpaper. Spine gently cocked, extremities a touch rubbed, half-title lightly browned, margins of text block somewhat toned. An excellent copy. 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).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Lob Gottes - Gebete und Lieder für Jugend und Volk,

      Eger Kommissionsverlag, 1932 - 419 S. Kanten berieben, Ecken bestossen, Notizen a. V., gebräunt, Fraktura, fleckig, einige Seiten lose Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550

      [Bookseller: Buecherhof]
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        Murder Between Drinks

      Morrow, NY 1932 - 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. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Wild Muse]
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        La France au travail

      Horizons de France 1932 P. - 15 fascicules reliure d'éditeur - série complète. Très nombreuses photographies de kollar en noir et blanc reproduites en Héliogravures.

      [Bookseller: La Basse Fontaine]
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        REVISTA ESPAÑOLA DE BIOLOGIA. Continuacion Del Boletin De La Sociedad Española De Biologia. Tomos Del I Al IV. 1932 a 1935. Presidente De Honor Don Santiago Ramon y Cajal. Redactor Jefe Don Pio Del Rio-Hortega.

      Sociedad Española De Historia Natural. 203 + 161 + 219 + 200 Paginas + Laminas., Madrid. 1932 - Sus redactores fueron : BOLIVAR, MARAÑON, RIOJA, GALLASTEGUI, NEGRIN, TAPIA, GUERRA, PI SUÑER, TELLO, HERNANDO, PITTALUGA, ZULUETA, Encuadernados en pasta (piel) española de epoca con tejuelos. (leve desperfecto en lomo del tomo II). Ejemplar obsequio de la Junta de Ampliacion de Estudios. Inencontable y estas condiciones menos todavia. Size: 4º , Ilustrado. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA CLIO]
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        Olympische Tage in Los Angeles

      Emil Wernitz, Berlin 1932 - 4to. 80pp. Original color illustrated wraps, protected by modern mylar. Printed dedication of a handwriting facsimile by Carl Diem (1882-1962). Diem was the leader of the German Olympic Team in Los Angeles. Four years later he became the chief organizer of the 1936 Olympic Summer Games in Berlin. Fascinating day by day account of the 1932 Los Angeles Summer Olympics by Arthur E. Grix. Illustrated with b/w reproductions of photographs. Includes 3 pages in rear on the 1932 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid. Minor creasing and staining on wraps. Some closed tears on spine, firmly holding. Head of spine slightly chipped. Text in German. Wraps in good, interior in very good to near fine condition. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Small Archive of Materials Relating to the National Counter-Olympic Committee

      V.p. [mostly Los Angeles]: National Counter-Olympic Committee, 1932. Five related pieces of ephemera concerning the historically little-known effort by the Communist Party to promote a boycott of the 1932 Los Angeles Summer Olympics. Much of the effort centered around the continued incarceration of labor leader Tom Mooney, who at this point had been in prison for 15 years following his frame-up for the Los Angeles Preparedness Day bombings of 1916 (he was finally pardoned in 1939). Mooney was named "Honorary Chairman" of the organization, and the committee's propaganda, in addition to characterizing the Olympic games as racist, militaristic, and intended "to distract the attention of the masses...from their own immediate problems...from the actual starvation facing many of them," makes repeated calls for Mooney's immediate and unconditional release. & & Uncommon survivals from a fascinating phase of California communism. None of the 5 items is separately catalogued in OCLC, though the LA84 Foundation Library appears to have a few related (but not separately catalogued) items. Five pieces, including two press releases, two circulars and one fundraising pledge form. Old folds; general light wear, with some creasing at margins; pledge form is a file copy, with red pencil annotation to that effect; Very Good overall.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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        Podvig [Glory: A Novel].

      [Paris: Contemporary Annals Publishing House], 1932. - Nabokov's novel Glory, which was not published in English until 1971. ¦ From the inventory of Burton Weiss, Bookseller. 8vo, original printed wrappers, 240 pages, untrimmed. Unopened. Juliar, Nabokov, A Descriptive Bibliography, A13.1. Wrappers slightly worn; fine copy. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Brick Row Book Shop, ABAA]
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        The Story of My Life

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932. Cloth-backed boards, morocco label, showing some wear, else a good copy, number 42 of 294 numbered copies of the Limited Edition Presentation copy from Clarence Darrow to his brother-in-law, Fred Hamerstrom (younger brother of Darrow's wife, Ruby) whom Darrow knew intimately for many decades--"From Clarence Darrow / To Frederick N. Hamerstrom / With regard and affection

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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        The Story of My Life. Inscribed by Darrow with dust jacket

      1932 - Inscribed by Darrow Darrow, Clarence [1857-1938]. The Story of My Life. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932. xiv, 495 pp. Fourteen plates (with 16 illustrations). Cloth very good in dustjacket with some edgewear and chipping. Author inscription in bold hand to half-title. * First edition. The inscription reads: "Inscribed to/ Bob Edwards / With the kind regards of/ Clarence Darrow/ October 18 - 1934." Later printing that includes the account of the Massie trial. When Clarence Darrow died in 1938 at the age of 81, few disputed that he was one of the great attorneys of his generation. There were other lawyers in his lifetime who contributed more to the development of legal science, who rose to positions of greater influence, or who won larger financial rewards, but perhaps none who could match his record as a crusader for the common man. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., ABAA ILAB]
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        THE STORY OF MY LIFE.

      New York & London: Scribner's, 1932. - Large, thick octavo. Cloth and boards, gilt label. Frontis portrait and plates. Spine darkened and a bit rubbed at corners, bookplate and trace of foxing to endleaves, one lower foretip faintly bumped, some slight rubbing to boards, internally near fine. First edition, limited issue, primary binding. Copy #284 of 294 numbered copies, specially printed and bound, and signed by the author. A significant quantity of out-of- series copies, unnumbered, but signed, appeared in a cream cloth binding. Darrow's own account of his experiences at the center of several of the early 20th century's most significant legal battles, as well as of his advocacy on behalf of general progressive enlightenment.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature, ABAA]
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        The Story of My Life (Signed Limited Ed.)

      Scribners 1932 - Hardback book in very good minus condition. Limited edition, signed, but no number assigned. Scribners [A] on reverse of title page. Covers a bit soiled, but pages clean and in great shape. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bingo Books 2]
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        The Story of My Life

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1932 - Original sewn wraps, rubbed and chipped, a bit stained, but sound The advance editorial copy (and so designated on the front wrap) of Darrow's principal autobiographical work, written in his 70's, full of reflection, with much on the Scopes trial, the Leopold and Loeb case, and his other great involvements [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc., member ABAA]
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        Tom Swift and his Giant Magnet

      Grosset & Dunlap 1932 - Very rare first edition in brown cloth with first issue dust jacket (with Don Sturdy's Ocean Bottom as the last title on the back panel). small quarter-inch high tape repairs at top and bottom of spine of jacket, but otherwise very good in a very good dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Rodolphr-Theophile Bosshard, Tableaux Choisis Precedes D'Un Essai Sur Le Perntre et Son Oeuvre

      Lausanne, Editions Romanes, 1932. 1st. Hardcover. A VG tight copy. 48 plates.

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        THE PASTURES OF HEAVEN.

      Brewer, Warren & Putnam, New York 1932 - 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." A near fine clean copy in a nearly fine dust jacket that has been expertly restored [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ed Smith Books]
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        FOUR ORIGINAL LINDBERGH BABY ABDUCTION REWARD POSTERS

      1932 - [EPHEMERA - 20TH CENTURY] FOUR ORIGINAL LINDBERGH BABY ABDUCTION REWARD POSTERS. US Government Printing Office, 1932/New Jersey State Police, Trenton, NJ, 1932. Various sizes, printed on one side only. 1. "$25,000 REWARD! For information resulting in the apprehension and conviction of the kidnapers of Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr. The following is a list of currency paid as ransom. The list is arranged according to the LAST FOUR DIGITS of the serial number." Folded newsprint, toned and brittle, several closed tears to joints and creases with no loss except for a few small chips to edges. 27 x 17 inches unfolded. Fair to good condition. 2. "$25,000 REWARD for information resulting in the apprehension and conviction of the kidnapers of CHARLES A. LINDBERGH, JR." Handwriting samples from the ransom notes reproduced in facsimile. 11 x 8 1/2 inches, b/w on white paper. Very good condition, no creasing. 3. "To All Law Enforcement Officials, Wardens of Penal Institutions, Etc." Handwriting samples from the ransom notes reproduced in facsimile. B/w on white paper. 9 1/2 x 12 inches. Very good condition, no creasing. 4. "WANTED INFORMATION AS TO THE WHEREABOUTS OF CHAS. A. LINDBERGH, JR. OF HOPEWELL, N.J."With two b/w photo reproductions of pictures of the child, with a written physical description. New Jersey State POlice, Trenton. B/w on white paper. Good, one three inch closed tear to "WANTED," repaired on reverse with acetate tape.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA]
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        Four poems. L'allegro. Il penseroso. Arcades. Lycidas

      "[Newtown, Montgomeryshire]": Gregynog Press. 1932. "Edition limited to 250 copies on Japan vellum, tall thin 8vo, 33-[35]pp., 11 semi-erotic wood engravings (4 full-p.) by Blair Hughes-Stanton; the binding slightly rubbed, else about fine in original brick red Heritage calf, lettered and decorated in black on upper cover."

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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        Medieval embroideries and textiles in Sweden

      Uppsala and Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksells boktryckeri. Very Good-; 12.5 x 17 two volume Hardback in slipcase in Very Good . condition. 1932. 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. .

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        Quartier réservé

      Paris, NRF, Gallimard 1932 - 157pp. Bon Etat.  Un vol. reliure demi-basane, dos à faux nerfs légèrement et uniformément insolé, légères piqûres sur tranches, couv. cons. int. frais. Un des 109 exemplaires réimposés dans le format in-4 tellière sur Vergé Lafuma Navarre au Filigrane NRF. Tirage de tête. Exemplaire nominatif, imprimé pour M. Francisque Gobin, directeur technique imprimerie Paul Dupont. Edition originale [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Emmanuelle Morin]
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        SONG-BOOK

      New York: Random House, 1932. Hardcover. Very Good. Ltd to 300 numbered copies, signed by Gershwin & the illustsrator, Alajalov on the colophon. Orig. moroccan leather cover with gilt title. Gilt title on spine. Includes the 8pp pamphlet containing the song: "Mischa, Yascha, Toscha" inserted in reara pocket as issued. Slightly rubbed at edges, but a beautiful copy! Also annotated in pencil on free end paper by singer, Gerald Shattuck: "Yps - while this is signed by the composer & the illustrator, I feel it would not be complete until signed by the choice singer of these lovely ballads. None other than Gerald Shattuck".

      [Bookseller: J.B. Muns, Fine Arts Books ]
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        Signed Sheet Music

      New York: Random House, 1932. unbound. Vintage sheet music for "Mischa, Yascha, Toscha, Sascha," with music by George Gershwin and words by Arthur Francis. 8 pages (3 are blank), 13 x 9.75 inches, New York, 1932. On the third page, where the arrangement begins, a George Gershwin signature clipped from a check (cancellation stamp and holes) has been pasted at the top right. At the top left is an inscription: "For Irving D. from Ira G. with lots & lots. Beverly Hills Feb. '46." Tiny spot on the front cover; minor chipping along the bottom of pages 5 and 6. Very good(-) condition.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store ]
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        George Gershwin's Song Book

      New World Music Corporation / Harms Inc 1932 - Two-Tone brown cloth over boards. Slight wear on edges and top of the spine. Page edges are age toned. Clean throughout. In remarkably good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bearly Read Books]
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        THE COMMON READER: Second Series

      Hogarth Press 1932 - First edition. Original green cloth with gilt lettering in Vanessa Bell designed dustwrapper. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper, which is very bright, with some foxing to panels. This wrapper is slightly oversized (some 3mm taller than is standard) but has been well preserved. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        Just as the swineherd was taking the eighty-sixth kiss"

      [n.p.]: , 1932. - A Superb Original Arthur Rackham Watercolor Drawing RACKHAM, Arthur (1867-1939). "Just as the swineherd was taking the eighty-sixth kiss." [N.p.: n.d., ca. 1932]. Original pen-and-ink and watercolor drawing for the color plate facing p. 84, illustrating the fairy tale "The Swineherd" in Arthur Rackham’s Fairy Tales by Hans Andersen (London: [1932]). Signed at lower left. Image size: 11 13/16 x 9 1/16 inches; 300 x 231 mm. Matted, framed, and glazed.This highly detailed pen-and-ink and watercolor drawing depicts the swineherd, "that is to say, the Prince (but, of course, they did not know that he was not a real swineherd)," and the Princess sitting just outside the pigsty, kissing, with three pigs in the pigsty at lower left, five maids of honor standing around them at right counting the kisses, and the Emperor watching them from behind a brick fence.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Spring Long Shore

      printed by the Meriden Gravure Company for Rex Brasher Associates, [Kent, CT 1932 - Original card wrappers, illustrated titling to the upper cover, glassine wrapper Provenance: E. Harold Hugo (inscription on inside front cover) A unique off-print, specially prepared by Brasher for the man who shared his dream. E. Harold Hugo (1900-1985), or 'Al' as Brasher knew him, started work for Meriden Gravure Company, at 14. By the time he first met Brasher in the late 1920's he was a sales manager for the firm, and during World War II, he became general manager and in 1950 was named a director. He became president in 1969 before retiring in 1975. It is generally acknowledged that his greatest business achievement was to ensure that, under his leadership, the company won international renown for the quality of its work, but, perhaps his greatest individual business decision was to champion Rex Brasher's cause within his firm, a cause that was quickly taken up by company's president, Parker Allen. The company went on to provide (at very favourable rates) the uncoloured gravures that Brasher needed to illustrate his masterwork The Birds and Trees of North America , self-published by Brasher between 1929 and 1932, with 867 plates and numerous other illustrations. Brasher's nephew wrote of this deal: "The compact with Merdiden Gravure officers was altogether heartwarming and inspiring. Here were business men - almost total strangers, indifferent to security of any kind, willing and anxious to help a white-haired man realize a dream. . It was . a tribute to Rex. It was a tribute to his work. There could be no other inference. Rex could not help feeling a great flooding surge of satisfaction and new confidence" (M.E. Brasher Rex Brasher Painter of Birds p. 269). The present unique work, warmly inscribed with a small caricature self-portrait by Rex, was evidently intended by him as a small thank you to the salesmanager who became a friend. The text seems to correspond to that found in volume 11 of Rex's larger work (on Warblers, Wagtails, Pipits, etc.): the text which accompanies plates numbered 663-669 includes a narrative with the same title. The illustrated titling to the upper wrapper includes a version of the head-piece vignette on the first page of the text but is probably especially produced for this work. In effect it is a unique off-print, prepared by Brasher for Hugo because he had said how much he admired Rex's lyrical essay on the Long Island shore. (12 x 9 3/4 inches). 7 sheets (11 x 7 1/2 inches), with integral illustrations (6 after Brasher, 3 after photographs), mounted recto and verso of 4 sheets of larger blue-toned paper. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Donald A. Heald Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Tight Lines

      Los Angeles: Tight Lines Publishers, 1932 - One of 500 copies (this copy unnumbered and out of series). 8vo. Frontispiece portrait of the author by Bachrach; illustrations from photographs and pen and ink sketches by the author. Map endpapers. [xii], 239 pp. Blue-grey coarse grained cloth stamped in black, fore edge untrimmed. One page crudely opened with tear in fore edge margin. Fine. Bruns B37 (noting only a leather binding) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        William the Pirate

      London: Newnes, 1932. mid-brown cloth with gilt lettering on the spine and upper board, minor rubbing at corners, gilt and cloth nice and bright, NO foxing, just a few minor dusty marks, clean and tight and VG+, a very nice copy of a VERY SCARCE true first edition - according to Richmal Crompton's own account book, less than 1,000 copies of this 7/6d first edition were ever sold. 1st Edition. VG+. Illus. by Thomas Henry.

      [Bookseller: David Schutte]
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        George Gershwin's Songbook

      New World Music Corporation 1932 - Large quarto, two-tone tan cloth. Illustrated by Alajalov. First edition. Clean tight copy. Some gluestamps on pastedown, else clean throughout. Corners slightly rubbed due to size & weight. 'Jazz age' illustrations! 167 pages. *The scan of the cover is not the full cover. It is larger than my scanner plate* [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael Moons Bookshop, PBFA]
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        JUNGLE GIRL

      Tarzana, California: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers,. [1932]. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5 [6] 7 [8] 9-318 [319: ads] [320: blank], six inserted plates with illustrations by Studley O. Burroughs,. original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange, top edge stained orange.. Light tanning to endpapers along gutter margins, else a fine copy in. near fine dust jacket with some soiling to the spine panel and two. faint, partial blue horizontal lines along top and bottom edges of. front and rear panels (offset from an old jacket "protector").. Overall, a very presentable copy of one of the more uncommon. Burroughs first editions. (#111852). First edition. An American explorer discovers an ancient civilization in the interior jungles of Cambodia. The second and scarcest book published by Burroughs's publishing company. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 109. Bleiler (1978), p. 35. Reginald 02285. Heins JG-1.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        [Handbill]: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Presents "Tarzan The Ape Man"

      Clifton, Illinois: Star Theatre. (1932). Illustrated handbill on pink paperstock. Measuring 6" x 9". Old fold, one tiny tear from a tack hole, else near fine. Hand-dated on the front "May 22, 1932." On the verso, in a contemporary hand is a handwritten review of the film, concentrating largely on Johnny Weissmuller's physique. It begins: "Saw it on a Sunday and I liked it so well I stayed through two shows! Johnny Weissmuller is the swimming champion of the world is no wonder I like it. I am so interested in swimming." The review continues on about Weissmuller's charms: "I don't think Johnny Weissmuller is very handsome but Oh what a figure! He is simply adorable!" .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Gilles de raiz. (Pièce en quatre actes et un épilogue) / Avec un portrait de l'auteur par Pablo Picasso et deux dessins de Joseph Sima

      - PRIMERA EDICION.- Paris: Eds. Totem, 1932.- 232 p.: dos láminas y retrato del autor ante la portada; 4º (22 cm.); texto en francés; Plena Piel Valenciana en tonos azul-verdosos, lomera dorada, tapas con ruedas y hierros dorados, contracantos con dos ruedas doradas, conservando las cubiertas y la lomera originales, estuche.- RARISIMA EDICION EN IMPECABLE ESTADO. Livre en français [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Miguel Miranda, AILA ILAB]
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        PICASSO. Kunsthaus Zürich Ausstellung 11. September bis 30. Oktober 1932. Ausführliches Verzeichnis. Verlängert bis 13. November. Mit dem handschriftlichen Namenszug vom norwegischen Architekten Herman Munthe Kaas (1890 - 1977) auf dem Titelblatt mit Bleistift.

      Zürich, Druck: Buchdruckerei Berichthaus Zürich, 1932,. 26,7 x 19,8 cm, XV (1), 25 (2) Seiten, XXXII ganzseitige schwarz-weiss Tafeln. Original-Broschur (Ecken und Kanten berieben und bestossen), etwas lichtrandig, oberes Kapital leicht eingerissen, handschriftliche Bezeichnung "Picasso" auf dem Rücken, Namen auf dem Titelblatt. Bolliger 3, 410. - Bezzola, Tobia, PICASSO. Die erste Museumsausstellung 1932. Kunsthaus Zürich Ausstellung vom 15. Oktober 2010 bis 30. Januar 2011; darin u.a. ein Faksimile-Abdruck des Kataloges und eine Rekonstruktion der Ausstellung von 1932. - Während der Ausstellung 1932 wurden 716 Exemplare dieses Kataloges verkauft (Preis: 5 Schweizer Franken); eine erschienene kleine Katalogliste kostete 50 Rappen und von dieser wurden 5644 Exemplare verkauft.

      [Bookseller: Stader Kunst-Buch-Kabinett]
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        Sartoris

      Chatto & Windus 1932 - Published in London by Chatto & Windus in 1932. First UK Edition, First State Binding, publisher's blue cloth stamped in gold. Faulkner's first book set in Yoknapatawpha County; "Sartoris" introduces the Sartoris Family. Book very good+, some very light internal foxing. No DJ. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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