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        THE POP-UP PINOCCHIO

      New York: Blue Ribbon Books, 1932. One of the first two Harold Lentz's famous pop-up books; "Jack the Giant Killer" being the other. 8vo. Bright pictorial boards, heavy cardstock pages. The four pop-ups are near perfect and in working order. Front cover slightly splayed, cracking along a few page joints, three small Christmas labels dated 1932, one partially removed, on front free endpaper verso, and a short appealing gift inscription at bottom of the adjacent half-title page, plus some scattered foxing; overall bright, lightly used and Very Good Plus. The dustwrapper is exceptionally nice and Very Good, or better, with the colors of the front and rear illustrations still vibrant and clean. The spine and flap folds have tanned, and some of the spine color has faded, plus several thin surface scratches, and veiny-like creases along extremities. VIEW IMAGE - CLICK ICON AT LEFT. First Edition. Hard Cover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

      [Bookseller: Albert Books]
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        Signora in barca e uomo che la attende]

      1932 1932 - Bellissimo disegno su carta, carboncino nero firmato in basso a sinistra, mm. 320x490. Abilissimo illustratore Sacchetti si distinse all'inizio del secolo come caricaturista nel periodico "Verde e Azzurro" e "La Tradotta". Allo scoppio della Grande Guerra, dopo aver soggiornato a Parigi, tornò in Italia continuando l'attività di illustratore e di cartellonista. Due piccolissime mancanze restaurate agli angoli sup.

      [Bookseller: TABERNA LIBRARIA - ALAI - ILAB]
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        The Knife of the Times and Other Stories.

      The Dragon Press, Ithaca, New York. The Dragon Series edited by Angel Flores. (One of 500 copies). 1932 - 5 1/4 inches x 7 5/8 in., half-title with other Dragon Press titles listed on the reverse; list of WCW titles; title-page, with publisher's dragon device; contents. [8]pp., 164 pp. with individual titles for the eleven stories. The lower portion of page 8 and the facing title show an adhesion of the paper, with some of the paper surface pulled away, affecting a few words. Blue, textured cloth with printed paper title labels on the spine and front cover; unclipped, gray paper dustjacket with titling and design by Olaf A. Brauner, in blue. Light rubbing to spine ends, cover corners, name in ink on the front paste-down: Russell A. Griffin 1935. The spine ends and edges of the dustjacket show some chipping, with a 1/2 inch closed tear to the lower edge of the back dustjacket edge, small spot, age-related tanning to the dustjacket spine, and tanning to endpapers. Early glassine wraparound over the dustjacket, this shows some tanning, chipping. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Ulysses

      The Odyssey Press, Hamburg 1932 - Two volumes, each 4.375" X 7. Volume 1 is 400 pp. Volume 2 brings total to 792 pp. Fine in cream colored cloth with red lettering on the front panel & there is very slight foxing. Owners name penned very lightly to flyleaf, inscription dated March 1933. Shipped in a box, not a padded envelope. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dubliners Books]
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        Directional Studies of Atmospherics at High Frequencies; Electrical Disturbances Apparently of Extraterrestrial Origin; Minimum Noise Levels Obtained on Short-Wave Radio Receiving Systems

      Institute Of Radio Engineers, 1932,, Menasha, Wi - FIRST EDITIONS IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS of Karl Jansky's ground-breaking papers announcing the discovery of radio astronomy, a new science that has become one of the essential methods for making modern astronomical observations. Working at Bell Labs, Jansky "was given the task of investigating factors that could interfere with radio waves used for long-distance communication. He designed a linear directional antenna, which, mounted on wheels from a Model T Ford, could scan the sky. He indentified all the sources of interference, such as thunderstorms, except for one weak emission. This he found to be unconnected with the Sun and in 1931 he discovered that the radio interference came from the stars. Jansky published his findings in the Proceedings of the Institute of Radio Engineers in December 1932 ['Directional Studies of Atmospherics at High Frequencies'], the date that marks precisely the beginnings of radio astronomy" (Biographical Encyclopedia of Scientists). Jansky's follow-up paper, "Electrical Disturbances Apparently of Extraterrestrial Origin," published in 1933, was equally transformative, articulating "his revolutionary claim that the hiss static seemed to have its origin in our Milky Way galaxy, with a maximum in a direction that pointed close to the galactic center" (American National Biography). "At the age of just twenty-six, Karl Jansky had become the first person to detect and identify radio waves coming from outer space, a truly historic discovery. The true significance of Jansky's breakthrough surpasses even the momentous discovery that the Milky Way emits radio waves. His accomplishment was to establish the science of radio astronomy and to demonstrate that astronomers could learn a huge amount about the universe by looking beyond the narrow band of electromagnetic wavelengths that are visible to the human eye. He announced his result in a paper entitled 'Electrical Disturbances Apparently of Extraterrestrial Origin' (Simon Singh, Big Bang). The third paper in the collection, "Minimum Noise Levels Obtained on Short-Wave Radio Receiving Systems" discusses problems of noise levels and interference in short-wave systems. Directional Studies of Atmospherics at High Frequencies. In: Proceedings of the Institute of Radio Engineers, vol.20, no.12 (Dec.1932), pp.1920-1932. WITH: Electrical Disturbances Apparently of Extraterrestrial Origin. In: Proceedings of the Institute of Radio Engineers, vol.21, no.10 (Oct.1933), pp.1387-1398. WITH: Minimum Noise Levels Obtained on Short-Wave Radio Receiving Systems. In: Proceedings of the Institute of Radio Engineers, vol.25, no.12 (Dec.1937), pp.1517-1530. Menasha, WI: Institute of Radio Engineers, 1932-1937. Octavo, original wrappers. RARE. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Manhattan Rare Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        The Interpretation of the Atom - [Contents: the Radioactive Elements and Isotopes. --The General Progress of Atomic Chemistry]

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

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Black Elk Speaks

      NY: Morrow. 1932. The autobiography of Black Elk, an Oglala Sioux holy man, as told to Neihardt, a poet with a long knowledge of, and strong sympathy for, the Plains Indian cultures. A seminal book: the paperback edition, circulating on college campuses in the 1960s, helped re-ignite interest in Native American cultures among non-Natives. The accessibility of the text, as recounted by Neihardt, helped the book become an underground classic at a time when an alternative religious paradigm was being sought in the 1960s, as countercultural upheavals called into question the premises of the Western world view. Illustrations by Standing Bear, a Minneconjou Sioux and longtime friend of Black Elk. This copy belonged to the artist Irvin "Shorty" Shope. Inscribed to Shope by his wife in 1945, using Shope's Blackfoot name, "Maquea - stumick," or "Wolf Bull." Shope, a cowboy artist who was adopted into the Blackfoot tribe, painted a number of portraits of Native American leaders over the years. Later inscribed by Shope's son to his daughter. Foxing to top edge and offsetting to endpages; a near fine copy in a fair, price-clipped dust jacket: the majority of the jacket is present, albeit in large pieces, with the spine subtitle laid in. A notable copy of this book. First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Carpe Diem Fine Books]
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        Black Mischief

      London, Chapman and Hall Ltd,, 1932. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full crimson morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, black plain endpapers, all edges gilt. A couple of very minor blemishes else a fine copy. First Edition, First Impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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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        The Torrents of Spring.

      Crosby Continental Editions, Paris 1932 - 12mo, publisher’s cream wrappers printed in green, with glassine overprinted in black. First French edition; small paper issue. A little shelf wear, but a fresh, fine copy, still sealed in the glassine. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeffrey H. Marks, Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Voyage au bout de la nuit.

      Denoël |& Steele 1932 - - Denoël & Steele, Paris 1932, 12x19cm, relié. - Edition de l'année de l'originale. Reliure en plein maroquin bordeaux, dos à cinq nerfs, date en queue, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée, étui bordé de maroquin bordeaux, plats recouverts de papier à la cuve, reliure signée de Patrice Goy. Exceptionnel et précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Abel Gance : "A mon ami Abel Gance fidèle dans un voyage autour de tout. LF Destouches." Quelques repère de lecture marginaux au crayon de papier in-fine. Ami de Gance depuis 1917, Céline lui voue une grande admiration: "Il restera dans cent ans bien plus de votre cinéma que de mon gros tambour mortuaire". L'estime est réciproque et Gance sera le premier à envisager, dès le mois de novembre 1932, une adaptation cinématographique du Voyage, projet auquel Céline tenait beaucoup. Abel Gance acheta les droits à Denoël pour 300.000 francs. Impossible défi, il abandonna le projet un an plus tard. Lui succéderont : Claude Autant-Lara, Michel Audiard, Sergio Leone, Federico Fellini, François Dupeyron. Autant d'échecs, malgré la ferveur des cinéastes ("Le voyage n'est pas un film, c'est un renvoi d'ascenseur, le père Céline on lui doit tout !" - Audiard) et les efforts de Céline (il se rendit à Hollywood en 1934 pour "signer une option de six mois avec Lester Yard [.] De tous les agents, il m'a semblé le plus apte, le plus coquin"). Rendez-vous manqué ou rencontre impossible, Céline conclura : "Je laisse rien au cinéma ! Je lui ai embarqué ses effets ! . toute sa rastaquouèrie-mélo! . tout son simili-sensible ! [.] j'ai capturé tout l'émotif ! ." (Entretiens avec le professeur Y). Abel Gance ayant, par la suite, détruit une grande partie de sa correspondance avec son sulfureux ami, cette dédicace constitue un des rares témoignages de la rencontre de deux pionniers du langage artistique moderne. Bel et unique exemplaire parfaitement établi. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        ABSTRACTION CREATION. ART NON FIGURATIF. Nº 1 y 2. Arp, Mondrian, Schwitters, Moholy-Nagy, Calder, Delaunay, Gabo, Kupka, Prampolini, Tutundjan, Van Doesburg, Helion, Gleizes, etc.

      París 1932 - 2 números 28x22'5. 48p, fots. en texto = 52p, fots. en texto. - De esta revista, publicada desde 1932, sólo aparecieron 5 números. Poco corriente y muy buscada. 1932-33

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        THE MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE AND OTHER TALES OF HORROR

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, n.d.. [1932]. Octavo,. cloth.. Some rubbing to bottom edges, title page spotted, page edges dust. soiled, a near fine copy in very good dust jacket with rubbing to. folds with mild loss to corners, large chip from upper spine end. which affects title lettering, and some age-darkening and spotting to. spine panel. (#126605). Later edition. The photoplay edition with six inserted plates and pictorial endpapers with stills from the Universal motion picture starring Bela Lugosi based on Poe's horror story "The Murders in the Rue Morgue."

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Tesori delle Biblioteche d'Italia. Emilia e Romagna. I. Storia delle biblioteche. II. Storia del libro manoscritto. III. Storia della stampa. IV. La legatura.

      Ulrico Hoepli,, Milano, 1932 - In-folio (385x280mm), pp. XVII, (2), 694, (2), legatura editoriale, imitante le legature antiche, in pieno cuoio marrone con titolo in oro entro cornice circolare a secco a sua volta bordata da cornice ornamentale egualmente a secco con illustrazioni angolari disposte in quattro medaglioni. Titolo in oro e filetti orizzontali e longitudinali a secco al dorso. Sovracoperta e custodia. 3 tavv. a colori (con riproduzioni, fra l'altro, di pagine miniate di codici), 40 tavv. in nero e 378 figure nel testo. Ottimo esemplare. Unica edizione, tirata a soli 500 esemplari n° 108) e splendidamente stampata. Scritti dei più illustri specialisti italiani del tempo: Frati, Vatielli, Galli, Agnelli, Campana, Fava, Boselli, Muratori, Salmi, Bertoni, Sorbelli, Vicini, Zorzanello, Ferrari, De Marinis. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gilibert Libreria Antiquaria (ILAB-LILA)]
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        The Luttrell Psalter.

      Bernard Quaritch Ltd, 1932 - Two Plates in Colour and One Hundred and Eighty-Three in Monochrome from the Additional Manuscript 42130 in the British Museum. Folio. 61pp. Color frontispiece. 184 plates, 1 in color. Original cloth, slightly worn. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Isseido Booksellers, ABAJ, ILAB]
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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

      London: Caxton Publishing Company, Limited. Hardcover. 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? . Good. 1932. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: RareNonFiction.com]
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        A Lonely Shore” Papeari, Tahiti

      1932 1932 - William Alister MacDonald (1860-1956) “A Lonely Shore” Papeari, Tahiti 1932 Signed lower left "W. Alister Macdonald. Tahiti. 1932." 10" x 20 ¾"; 19 ¼" x 30" framed William Alister Macdonald (1860-1956) was the son of a Scottish Free Church Minister. In the 1880s, Macdonald moved to London and began painting watercolor scenes of London, and in particular, the Thames. Towards the end of the 19th century, Macdonald was exhibiting his watercolors at the Royal Academy and the Royal Society of British Artists. After the turn of the century, Macdonald greatly expanded his repertoire by making a number of painting trips abroad, including Sicily (1902), Holland (1904), Venice (1906), Tunis (1912) and Rome (1913). From 1925, he made the first of several visits to the South Pacific, including a visit with western novel author Zane Grey (1872-1939). Later in his career, Macdonald held two exhibitions, of earlier and later work, at the Arlington Galleries, Bond Street, which was managed by his wife, Lucy Winifred Cary. The first was entitled, ‘Among the islands of the South Seas.Impressions in Watercolour’ (1935), and the second ‘Prewar Wanderings: Watercolours at Home and Abroad’ (1936). His early London scenes were published in Watercolours and Drawings of Old London Previous to 1914 (1942). Macdonald died at Pao Pao, on the Ile de Moorea, in French Oceana, in 1956, at the age of 96. Macdonald painted this exquisite collection of six watercolors during his travels to Tahiti in the late 1920s through the early 1930s. Macdonald accompanied the author Zane Grey on several of his fishing expeditions at Flower Point in the 1930s, Zane’s fishing camp in Tahiti. Several of the watercolors in this collection, such as “From Flower Point” were executed during these fishing trips on the South Seas. Additionally, Macdonald provided two illustrations for Grey’s Tales of Tahitian Waters (1928), which is still in print today. Zane Grey was a popular American author of most famous for his adventure novels that presented an idealized image of the Old West. Grey’s success and wealth enabled him to travel the world in pursuit of his favorite sport - fishing. A pioneer in angling, Grey held over ten world records for large game fish. He was the first person to catch a fish over 1,000 pounds on rod and reel (1,040- pound blue marlin in 1930, Tahiti). His last recognized world-record catch, for a 618-pound silver marlin, was not surpassed until 1953. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries San Francisco]
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        GEOGRAPHIAE CODEX VRBINAS GRAECVS 82

      Liden: E.J. Brill, 1932. half leather, paper-covered boards; folio, half cloth with paper-covered boards. folio, elephant folio. half leather, paper-covered boards; folio, half cloth with paper-covered boards. xvi,605,(2); xii,(83); (vi),37; (3),(157) plates;. 4 volumes. Text in German, Latin, Greek. Four volume set of Ptolemy's Geography. Volume I is divided in three parts and is a detailed examination of Ptolemy as man, geographer, mapmaker, written in German by Josephi Fischer, with various indices, including names, geographers, subjects and a general index. Volume II has 57 photo reproductions of maps from Greek, Latin and Arabian makers depicting various early views of Europe, Asia and Africa. Volume III is an annotated list of the original texts with more than 150 photographic reproductions. Volume IV is the atlas in elephant folio with 27 map plates. All three volumes have bumping and wear to the corners and are heavily worn at bottom edges. The leather spines are rubbed and scratched. Folio has rubbing and soiling to the covers. Bottom cord tie is broken.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        The Division Bell Mystery

      Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 39-41 Parker Street, Kingsway, London First Edition . London 1932. - First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covers, black title and author lettering to the yellow spine block, yellow block Harrap illustration to the bottom of the spine, yellow triangles to front cover corners. 8vo. 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains 284 printed pages of text. Minimal marking to the black of the cover, spine ends lightly frayed, torn and softened, corners turned and rubbed, age darkening to the closed page edges, 12 mm hole to the top of the front free end paper and half title page, light foxing to the first and last few pages, thumb nail piece of paper missing to the margin of page 31-32 and in near Very Good condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. DETECTIVE FICTION [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA Member]
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        The Samaritans of Molokai: The Lives of Father Damien and Brother Dutton Among the Lepers

      Dodd, Mead & Co. 1932 - Interior pages are clean with no marks or writings, binding sound. Covers with light soiling , spine is quite faded, moderate wear to spine ends. No jacket. Smoke free. 286 pp D [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Im Lande der Heinzelmännchen. Ein Schattenspiel von K. Zbornik m. Versen v. J. Girziczka.

      Wien, Oktober 1932.. 10 SS. Deutsche Verse in getuschten Versalien, mit 10 getuschten Schattenrißzeichnungen auf siebgesprenkeltem Grund. Am Vorsatz eigenh. Widmung mit U. ("Karl Zbornik"). Fadengehefteter Pappband der Zeit mit leinenverstärktem Rücken und Ecken sowie getuschter Deckelillustration und -titel. Qu.-Folio (300:223 mm).. Charmantes, unveröffentlichtes Kinderbuchmanuskript, ein Unikat, das der Zeichner laut Widmung "seinem lieben, kleinen Freunde Karl Hans zum Wiegenfeste" zugedacht hatte. Die hübschen Verse stammen von J. Girziczka (ebenfalls nicht näher nachweisbar). - Zu Beginn geing fingerfleckig; die Bindung gelockert.

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        Black Mischief.

      New York. Farrar & Rinehart, Inc. 1932. - First Edition. With copyright 1932 and the FR colophon at the bottom of the copyright page. "Seth was black, but he had been to Oxford, and admired the ways of Western Civilization. He was sorry when his savage troops ate his father, but that was part of his coup d'Etat, and set him on the throne of Azania, the African island empire which was not unlike Abyssinia. "Basil Seal had known, taken up, and dropped Seth at Oxford; when he read of Seth's accession, he took his mother's jewels and a check from his mistress, and sailed for Azania." Very good in the scarce original dustjacket which is heavily chipped, worn and missing pieces at the top and bottom of the spine. The book is bound in lime green cloth which is heavily mottled on the front and rear boards and sunfaded on the spine. Internally very clean and tight with splendid pictorial endpapers in color, tight hinges and very clean paper. Reddish topstaining. A very handsome volume in the original dustjacket by H.W.W. and the original price of $2.50 at the top of the inside front flap. With small circular patches of dampstain to the verso of the jacket. Getting scarce in dustjacket. First Edition. With copyright 1932 and the FR colophon at the bottom of the copyright page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Brainerd Phillipson Rare Books]
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        Contributions to the medical sciences in honor of Dr. Emanuel Libman. 3 vols. With long autograph inscription

      International Press, New York 1932 - Libman, Emanuel (1872-1946). Contributions to the medical sciences in honor of Dr. Emanuel Libman. 3 vols., 8vo. Frontispiece portrait, 1 color plate. New York: International Press, 1932. Original cloth, light wear at corners. Endpapers a little foxed. Presentation copy, with Libman's signed, letter-length inscription to Dr. Jesse G. M. Bullowa (1879-1943) on the front free endpaper of Vol. I. Bullowa's bookplate in Vol. I.First Edition. Festschrift published to mark the 60th birthday of Emanuel Libman, founder of the cardiology department at New York's Mount Sinai Hospital, and a legendary diagnostician and teacher. Libman is associated with Libman-Sachs syndrome, a type of endocarditis. The festschrift contains contributions from 147 of Libman's former pupils, colleagues and friends, including W. C. Alvarez, Simon Flexner, L. Aschoff, Albert Einstein, Fielding Garrison, and Alexis Carrel, who remarked in his tribute that "Libman is medicine itself." Also among the contributors was Jesse G. M. Bullowa, a professor of medicine at New York University Medical School, noted for his researches on the serum treatment of pneumonia. Libman presented this copy of his festschrift to Bullowa; his letter-length inscription to Bullowa reads as follows:"Dear Bullowa, I am glad to inscribe this volume for you. At the same time, I wish to tell you that I have had much pleasure in watching your career, and that you have my admiration. You have not only, by your own effots, earned a prominent place in the profession, but have also been outstanding in your aid and encouragement to individuals and scientific groups and have made fine contributions yourself. Your whole attitude is dignified, broad and fine. Your devotion to me is much appreciated. With best wishes, Emanuel Libman. Feb. 10, 1935" [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Four poems. L'allegro. Il penseroso. Arcades. Lycidas.

      Gregynog Press, [Newtown, Montgomeryshire] 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 (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Le moulin de la Galette. Pièce en quatre actes. -

      Sans Mention d'éditeur 1932 - - 1 volume. Fort in-4 330 pp. Couverture beige avec titre en rouge. Intérieur parfait. Non rogné. Parfait état. TIRAGE LIMITE à 25 exemplaires numérotés sur papier de Hollande. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        DEATH IN THE AFTERNOON

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. Old dampstain to bulked fore-edge of text, barely affecting margins of some pages. Near Fine in a handsome binding. Early but not first printing recently rebound in half red morocco and marbled boards with new endpapers. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the recto of the page listing other books by Hemingway: "For Colonel Roy Youmans/(Charles LeRoy)/with all best wishes/from his friend/Ernest Hemingway." Charles Leroy Youmans met Hemingway when he was an ambulance driver in World War I for the French, in their "American Field Service" program, while Hemingway drove for Italy's similar program. Later, in World War II, Youmans flew a small plane posing as an archaeologist but in fact was a CIA undercover agent. He maintained his friendship with Hemingway, spending much time with him in bars in Cuba. He was also the author of DICCIONARIO DE APELLIDOS CASTELLANOS, ORIGEN Y SIGNIFICADO, published in Havana in 1955. A copy of this title was in Hemingway's library in Finca Vigia, Cuba, Hemingway's principal residence from 1939 to 1960. Loosely laid in is an original receipt from Goodspeed's Book Shop from 1983 for the purchase of this book.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Death in the Afternoon

      Scribner, scribners 1932 - First Edition, First Printing. An attractive dustjacket that has some wear to the spine and edges. This original First State dustjacket has the price present on the front flap. The book is in nice condition. The binding is tight, with light wear to the panels. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a collectable copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        VÍSPERAS SETEMBRINAS. (Vísperas Septembrinas) Baza De Espadas. EL Ruedo Ibérico. Diario El Sol 1932

      Diario El Sol, Madrid 1932 - L.H.- GENERACIÓN DEL 98. PRIMERA EDICIÓN. OBRA COMPLETA. Edición original de los 28 folletines publicados entre Junio y Julio de 1932 por el Diario El Sol de VISPERAS SETEMBRINAS ( primera parte del tercer volumen de la serie EL Ruedo Ibérico) siendo la primera edición, y única en vida del autor, de esta obra y que no se volvió a editar hasta 26 años más tarde, en 1958 (22 años despues de la muerte de Valle Inclán) con variaciones realizadas por el autor sobre esta primera publicación. 28 tiras de unos 20x42 cm., aproximadamente un tercio de la página del diario, recortadas y protegidas individualmente en fundas de plástico y todo el conjunto en una carpeta en holandesa de tela y planos de papel de aguas de factura actual. La datación, 1932, facilmente verificable por la noticias contenidas en el reverso de la publicación. Primera página con rasgadura restaurada con injerto de papel japón sin sufrir perdida de texto. Buen estado general del papel ( dos páginas con leves manchas de óxido en uno de los márgenes sin afectar el texto). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: La Bodega Literaria]
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        Death in the Afternoon

      CHARLES SCRIBNERS, NEW YORK 1932 - Color frontispiece "Bullfighter" by Juan Gris. General shelf wear, shaken binding, rubbed cover, and worn edges. Copyright page has "A" and Scribners Colophon/Seal on copyright page indicating first edition. DATE PUBLISHED: 1932 EDITION: A 515 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Konvolut von 10 signierten Blättern.

      o. O., o. Vlg., 1932 - 4°, 10 Orig.-Linolschnitte, Tadellos Frühen Arbeiten von Clément Moreau. Alle Linolschnitte von Hand signiert. Friedrich 6a). 4 Blätter aus der Mappe proletarische Kunst (Aufrüttelung. Selig sind die Hungrigen. Er wollte Arbeit. Hitler der Seifenbläser.) Weiters: 2Bl. Strassenbau bei Ronco. Locarno - Brissago. Emil Ludwig. Peter Emden. F. G. 1100 gr. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Interne

      New York: Macaulay. (1932). First. First edition. A bit of scuffing at the bottom of the boards else near fine in a bright, very good dustwrapper with some slight spine fading and some modest chipping to the spine ends. Additionally this copy is Signed by both authors -- this is one of only three books we have seen signed by Thurman. A very nice copy of this seldom encountered novel, a somewhat sensationalistic story of what happens behind the scenes at a big city hospital. Thurman was a central figure in the Harlem Renaissance. His residence in Harlem was referred to as "Niggerati Manor" and was one of the central gathering places for the Harlem intellectual elite. Born in Salt Lake City and educated there and in Los Angeles, his brilliance and varied background allowed him to participate in and simultaneously critique the Harlem Renaissance with unique perspective. He was chosen by Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, and others to be the editor of Fire!!, the short lived (one issue) magazine which was probably the high point of the young intellectuals during the Harlem Renaissance. The two novels he wrote during that time, The Blacker the Berry and The Infants of Spring, were defining works of Renaissance literature. The Interne, written with Furman, a white author Thurman met while working for the publisher Macaulay, is a scathing indictment of the bureaucracy and corruption of urban hospitals as seen by the novel's hero, an idealistic young doctor. Thurman left Harlem for Hollywood and worked on screenplays, including Tomorrow's Children starring Sterling Holloway, a story drawn from The Interne about court-ordered sterilization of the poor. At the time Thurman's weekly studio paycheck of $250 was, according to one source, the highest salary paid to any African-American in the United States. He returned to Harlem for a visit in 1934. An alcoholic and long plagued with ill-health, he collapsed in the middle of his reunion party and was taken to the very hospital he condemned in The Interne. Diagnosed with tuberculosis, he languished there for six months before finally dying on Christmas, 1934, at the age of 32. Rare in jacket and exceptionally so signed. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Huxley, Aldous. T.H. HUXLEY AS A MAN OF LETTERS. Family Copy.

      Macmillan, London 1932 - Imperial College of Science and Technology, Huxley Memorial Lecture. First and only edition. 8vo., 28pp. Printed wrappers. A very good or better example showing light use. This is a unique copy of a scarce work. Julian Huxley's copy with his signature at the head of the front cover. Also signed on page 1 by the author Aldous Huxley - who published Brave New World the same year. Huxley [Julian] came from the distinguished Huxley family. His brother was the writer Aldous Huxley, and half-brother a fellow biologist and Nobel laureate, Andrew Huxley; his father was writer and editor Leonard Huxley; and his paternal grandfather, the subject of this lecture, was biologist Thomas Henry Huxley, famous as a friend and supporter of Charles Darwin and proponent of evolution. His maternal grandfather was the academic Tom Arnold, and great-grandfather Thomas Arnold of Rugby School.' 'Thomas Henry Huxley PC, FRS (4 May 1825 Ealing, London - 29 June 1895 Eastbourne, Sussex) was an English biologist, known as "Darwin's Bulldog" for his advocacy of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution. Huxley's famous 1860 debate with the Lord Bishop of Oxford Samuel Wilberforce was a key moment in the wider acceptance of evolution, and in his own career. Wilberforce was coached by Richard Owen, against whom Huxley also debated on whether man was closely related to apes. Huxley was slow to accept some of Darwin's ideas, such as gradualism, and was undecided about natural selection, but despite this he was wholehearted in his public support of Darwin. He was instrumental in developing scientific education in Britain, and fought against the more extreme versions of religious tradition. Huxley coined the term 'agnostic' to describe his own views on religion, a term whose use has continued to the present day, and which throws light on his demanding criteria for proof in science. Huxley had little schooling, and taught himself almost everything he knew. Remarkably, he became perhaps the finest comparative anatomist of the second half of the nineteenth century. He worked first on invertebrates, clarifying the relationships between groups that were previously little understood. Later, he worked more on vertebrates, especially on the relationship between man and the apes. Another of his important conclusions was that birds evolved from dinosaurs, namely, small carnivorous theropods. This view is widely held today. The tendency has been for this fine anatomical work to be overshadowed by his energetic controversial activity in favour of evolution, and by his extensive public work on scientific education, both of which had significant effect on society in Britain and elsewhere. His most famous descendents are the third generation offspring of Leonard Huxley: 'Sir Julian Sorell Huxley, grandson, FRS (June 22, 1887 - February 14, 1975) was an English evolutionary biologist, author, humanist and internationalist, known for his popularizations of science in books and lectures. He was the first director of UNESCO, founding member of the World Wildlife Fund, and was knighted in 1958. His work in zoology was broader even than his grandfather: it included ethology and wildlife conservation, genetics and development as well as evolution. His two sons were both scientists of note: Anthony Julian Huxley, a botanist, and Francis Huxley, an anthropologist. Sir Andrew Huxley OM FRS, grandson (b 1917, son of Leonard Huxley and Rosalind Bruce) won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1963 jointly for work on nerve impulses. Andrew is the second Huxley to become President of the Royal Society (1980-85).' 'Aldous Leonard Huxley, grandson (July 26, 1894 - November 22, 1963) was an English writer and one of the most prominent members of the famous Huxley family. He spent the latter part of his life in the United States, living in Los Angeles from 1937 until his death in 1963. Best known for his novels and wide-ranging output of essays, he also published short stories, poetry, trave [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Greek Memories [Uncorrected Proof Copy]

      Cassell [1932], London - The uncorrected proof copy of this memoir of the author's time in Greece during World War I, during which time he worked for the British intelligence service MI6, eventually becoming the head of the Aegean Intelligence Service. The memoir was suppressed upon publication as a violation of the Official Secrets Act, and Mackenzie was fined. In the book he revealed for the first time the existence of the SIS (Secret Intelligence Service) and was highly critical of particular individuals. As a result, he was later placed on MI5's watch list, and his activities were monitored by the British domestic intelligence service. The book was republished in 1939 without fanfare. Spine slant; initials to rear cover; staining and bookstore (?) label to front cover; good in wrappers. Few copies of the 1932 edition survived; proof copies are especially uncommon. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA (Lopezbooks)]
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        POESIA ESPAÑOLA. Antología 1915-1931. Unamuno, M. y A. Machado, Juan Ramón Jiménez, Moreno Villa, Salinas, Guillén, Dámaso Alonso, Gerardo Diego, García Lorca, Alberti, Villalón, Prados, Cernuda, Altolaguirre, Aleixandre y Larrea. Selección de sus obras publicadas e inéditas por.

      Signo, Madrid 1932. - 1a Edición////Fotografías de los poetas f/t.///Tela editorial con leves rozaduras en bordes./22x14,5. 469 págs.//Poesía, Vanguardias [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria El Astillero]
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        The Rose Garden of Omar Khayyam [as three miniatures; the smallest book in the world as of 1933].

      Commonwealth Press 1932-33, Worcester - Super miniature. 1/250. Custom-made clamshell box of 3/4 red morocco over marbled paper boards with gold paper-covered compartments in which nestle three successively smaller miniature books, all printings of Omar Khayyam's tetrameter poem, plus a book briefly illustrating the history of miniatures and detailing the making of this itty-bitty Rose Garden: "A Thimbleful of Books" by Thompson (approx. 6" x 8 3/4"), a booklet with two pages of the tiniest miniature reproduced as proof sheet, along with a small magnifying glass housed in a 1 x 5/8 inch folding brass frame. At the time of publication, the smallest book, measuring 1/4 x 1/4 inch and bound in paper wraps, was the world's most diminutive book. The three other books are bound in gilt-stamped full red morocco. The two larger Rose Gardens measure 1 1/2 x 1 3/4 inches and 5 x 5 3/4 inches. Fine condition. Bondy, Miniature Books (1981) p. 154. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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