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        The Book-Bag

      Florence: G. Orioli, 1932. First Edition, one of 725 copies signed on frontispiece by the author. 109pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Cream cloth and blue boards, edges uncut. Fine in Very Good dustjacket. First Edition, one of 725 copies signed on frontispiece by the author. 109pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Issued as No. 9 in Orioli's "Lungarno Series," Stott A43b

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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      George Harrap & Co., Ltd., London 1932 - (Rackham, Arthur) illustrator. THE KING OF THE GOLDEN RIVER by John Ruskin. London: George Harrap & Co., Ltd., [1932], 1932. First Rackham edition. 8vo - 6" x 9-5/16". Bound in vellum with gold lettering on the cover; gilt top. 47 numbered pages. Four full-page illustrations in colour and fifteen drawings in black and white, also pictorial end-papers in green and white. This edition is limited to 570 copies, of which 550 are for sale, all signed by the artist, Arthur Rackham. This copy is No. 58. Original slipcase with printed label and hand-written copy number has some foxing and a partial split to one of the upper joints. The condition of this book is FINE. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wallace & Clark, Booksellers]
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        Sculpture and the Living Model [Presentation Copy]

      London: Printed by Hague & Gill, Published by Sheed & Ward, 1932. Limited Edition. Sewn binding. Very good +. Gill, Eric. One of 500 copies, this copy INSCRIBED by Gill. Presentation copy with a nice association to Gill's sculptural work. Inscribed on the front wrap, near the author's printed name, "To Edward Maufe, Sept. 1932, from &" ["by Eric Gill" [printed]], and signed "ECG" in green ink to the last page of text. Sir Edward Brantwood Maufe (1882-1974) was a friend, sometime collaborator, and longtime patron of Gill. A renowned architect particularly esteemed for his work on places of worship and memorials, in 1932 Maufe won a competition to design Guildford Cathedral; Gill's sculpture, "St. John the Baptist" resides above the cathedral's south door. Saddle-stitched yellow wrappers printed in red and black, with a wood engraving by Gill, "Flames for Tree and Dog" (P733a), to rear wrapper; frontispiece woodcut by Gill, "Artist and Mirror II" (P837). Duodecimo (6-3/4" x 4"), pagination: 1-20, [2] pp. Very Good + condition, with light toning/fading to the wrappers and slight foxing to the page block. Gill no. 23. ***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply as the standard shipping charge does not always cover costs; please inquire for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB, and IOBA and we stand behind book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.

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        Fairy Tales by Hans Andersen

      London: William Heinemann, 1932. Signed Limited Edition of Rackham's Andersen Illustrations Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe for E. Joseph [RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. ANDERSEN, Hans [Christian]. Fairy Tales by Hans Andersen. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: George G. Harrap & Co., [1932]. Deluxe edition. Limited to 525 numbered copies signed by the artist (of which this is number 335). Quarto (10 3/16 x 7 3/4 inches; 259 x 197 mm.). 287, [1] pp. Twelve color plates, with descriptive tissue guards, and fifty-nine drawings in black and white. Title printed in reddish brown and black. Bound ca. 1991 by Sangorski & Sutcliffe for E. Joseph (stamp-signed in gilt on front turn-in) in full russet crushed levant morocco. Covers ruled in gilt, front cover stamped and lettered in gilt to match the original 1932 cover design, spine paneled and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt-ruled board edges and turn-ins, top edge gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers. Fine. "While in Copenhagen on a recent visit I had the good fortune to meet a lady who in her childhood --- her very early childhood it must have been --- had listened, unsuspected by the author, to Andersen himself reading for the first time some of his own newly written stories. While he read she sat on the floor under the table, silent as a mouse, hidden from Andersen's view by the tablecloth --- a little scene illustrating his well-known reluctance to be treated chiefly as a writer for children, but also providing a subject in which, had he known it, he would have found just such another incident as he had so often turned to account for one more of his immortal children's stories." (Introduction by Arthur Rackham). "The Observer invited Hugh Walpole to choose the best picture-book of 1932. 'I give the prize without hesitation to Rackham's Hans Andersen,' Walpole replied. 'He has risen nobly to his subject. He has acquired a new tenderness and grace. His fantasy is stronger than ever.'...(Derek Hudson, Arthur Rackham His Life and Work. pp. 133, 134). The fairy tales in this volume include: "The Ugly Duckling", "The Shepherdess and the Chimney-Sweep", "The Swineherd", "The Steadfast Tin Soldier", "Old Luköje", "The Tinder-Box", "Thumbelina", "The Princess and the Pea", "The Little Match Girl", "The Little Mermaid", The Emperor's New Clothes" and others. Latimore and Haskell, p. 68. Riall, p. 177.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Gunter Sachs im Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig 2008 [Gebundene Ausgabe] Dr. Hans-Werner Schmidt Christian Diener Eva Karcher Kunst Musik Theater Malerei Plastik Ausstellungskataloge Ausstellungsk

      Gunter Sachs (geb.1932) wurde in den fünfziger und sechziger Jahren als Paradiesvogel des Jet-Sets populär. Als Kunstsammler, Modemacher, Autor, Dokumentarfilmer und Fotograf errang er internationale Anerkennung. Anlässlich seines 75. Geburtstags präsentiert das Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig die bislang größte Retrospektive des Weltbürgers und Künstlers Sachs. Der vorliegende Bildband dokumentiert dieses einzigartige Ereignis in Form eines Ausstellungsrundgangs und zeigt dabei einen Gunter Sachs, der oft überraschend anders ist, als die bunten Schlagzeilen vermuten lassen. Die Ausstellung von Gunter Sachs im Museum für bildende Künste in Leipzig 2008 war für mich eine der schönsten Ausstellungen, die ich bisher in meinem Leben gesehen habe. Ein ästetisches Erlebnis, an das ich mich noch heute gerne erinnere. Das Buch vermittelt einen Eindruck- die wunderbaren Fotografien von Gunter Sachs- in ihrer Tiefe- kann ein Buch leider nicht widergeben. Es lohnt sich aber trotzdem, einen Blick reinzuwerfen. Gunter Sachs: im Museum der bildenden Künste in Leipzig 2008 Zusatzinfo mit 1 mehrseit. Leporello Sprache deutsch Maße 220 x 280 mm Einbandart gebunden Kunst Musik Theater Malerei Plastik Ausstellungskataloge Ausstellungskataloge Fotografie Künstler Bildende Kunst Leipzig Museen Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig Sachs, Gunter ISBN-10 3-940748-37-4 / 3940748374 ISBN-13 978-3-940748-37-9 / 9783940748379 Gunter Sachs im Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig 2008 [Gebundene Ausgabe] Dr. Hans-Werner Schmidt (Herausgeber), Christian Diener (Autor), Eva Karcher (Autor)

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        Wild Pilgrimage

      New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1932. First edition. Hardcover. Very good minus/good. Octavo [24 cm] Full rust colored cloth with paper labels on the front board and the backstrip, and the publisher's black top stain. Spine heavily rolled; endpapers discolored. In a dust jacket, which is torn along the edges and folds. The author/illustrator's third wordless novel explores the social and economic realities of the Great Depression. Preceded by the artist's groundbreaking first two novels: God's Man (1929) and Madman's Drum (1930). In this work Ward used a a two color system, rust colored for the thoughts of the protagonist, and black for the crumbling world around him. Ward produced six wordless novels between 1929 and 1937, and although Ward continued to be an illustrator in high demand for the rest of his life, these early works find him at the absolute height of his creative and artistic powers.

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Letter from Jose Raul Capablanca

      Self Published, Havana 1932 - 3 page letter (6 1/4" x 5") written on one side on each sheet in J R Capablanca's hand to unknown recipient and signed on the last page. The letter discusses Capablanca's health and the cost of traveling and remuneration. but because of the cost he was regretfully turning down the offer to perform, possibly a simultaneous exhibition. But thanked him for allowing "Isabella" to stay a few day at his place and that he may seem after a tournament later in Los Angeles. Jose Raul Capablanca y Graupera was a Cuban chess player who was world chess champion from 1921 to 1927. A chess prodigy, he is considered by many as one of the greatest players of all time, widely renowned for his exceptional endgame skill and speed of play. After several unsuccessful attempts to arrange a match with the then world champion Emanuel Lasker, Capablanca finally won the title from Lasker in 1921. Capablanca was undefeated for eight years from 10 February 1916 to 21 March 1924, a period which included the world championship match with Lasker. Capablanca lost the title in 1927 to Alexander Alekhine, who had never beaten Capablanca before the match. Following unsuccessful attempts to arrange a return match over many years, relations between them became bitter. Capablanca continued his excellent tournament results in this period but withdrew from serious chess in 1931. He made a comeback in 1934, with some good results, but also showed symptoms of high blood pressure. He died in 1942 of "a cerebral hemorrhage provoked by hypertension". Condition: Some chips to edges, paper age toned, but is bearing up well even for the fragility else a good item of a scarce Capablanca letter.

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector, Inc. ABAA,IOBA,TxBA]
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        The Book Bag

      G Orili, florence 1932 - The Book Bag signed by Somerset Maugham, Limited edition 193/725, Published by G. Orili, Florence 1932.A double signed and limited edition copy of The Book Bag, number 9 of the The Lungarno Series. The book includes an inscription, and a signature on the frontpiece illustration. An edition in very good condition with a dust jacket. The edition is printed on hand made paper with uncut edges. Original half bound in blond linen cloth and pale blue coloured paper. Lightly browned covers. Bookplate named "Arthur Jeffress" on front paste down. Signed on the front free page and on frontpiece illustration of a bust by J. Davidson. Contents are clean. the dust jacket is browned with shelfwear. 6cm tear on front cover. Chipping of the edges. and wear to the folds. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Drummond's Portrait of Charles Dickens; A collection of material relating to the portrait of Charles Dickens by Samuel Drummond.

      n.p. [c.1932] - 17 items in total: ALsS, typed letters, transcripts, newspaper articles, two photographs, and a copy of The Dickensian (April 1925) carefully preserved in a beige cloth-covered folio scrapbook. With the booklabel of Lindsay Fleming, Aldwick Grange, Bognor Regis. This collection of papers and correspondences relates to the authenticity of the Samuel Drummond portrait of Charles Dickens, c.1844, which was for a long time in the collection of Baroness Burdett-Coutts. The rather romanticised image of the writer, with Byronesque wavy hair and a ruffled collar, led to suspicions that the painting was not of Dickens at all; additionally, the colour of the eyes was inconsistent with other portraits. When the portrait was bought by James Fleming in 1922, he and his son Lindsay set about authenticating the work, and convincing the doubters that the work was a genuine Dickens portrait. Letters from the auction house where the painting was sold, from the Dickensian B.W. Matz on behalf of Kate Perugini, Dickens's daughter, and from Charles Osborne, secretary to Burdett-Coutts, all make a case for the validity of the painting. In one letter, dated January 1923, Matz casts doubt on the portrait's credentials ("I do not know on what authority it is stated to be a portrait of Dickens."), but later in the same month, following a visit to the elderly Kate Perugini, he is more confident of its status: "During my visit to Mrs Perugini . I spoke to her about the Samuel Drummond portrait. . She is pleased to give you her assurance that she does not doubt its authenticity. . I am glad to be able to furnish this information, as it also settles a doubt that had always been in my mind". A brief overview of the evidence, typed by Lindsay Fleming, and further annotated in his own hand, is provided as an introduction. Included with the collection is Heritage Bookshop Catalogue 206 offering the portrait at $40,000. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Per le Mie Donne. Pour Mes Femmes. Traduction intégrale française par Jean Moscatelli

      Aux Éditions de la Semaine Égyptienne (Lencioni), 1932. In-8° (210x148mm), pp. (6), 96, (3), bella brossura editoriale a risvolti con titolo in francese (in vari esemplari il titolo in copertina è in lingua italiana) illustrata a tre colori da Baby Zanobetti con figura di una donna ignuda e di labbra fluttuanti come nuvole su uno sfondo desertico, con una palma e una carovana di beduini. La brossura posteriore è illustrata xilograficamente in b.n. dallo stesso Baby Zanobetti. 6 tavv. futuriste in b.n. f.t. di Renzo Da Forno, D. Yardine, Debbia. Testo italiano con traduzione francese a fronte. Ottimo esemplare a fogli chiusi con fascetta editoriale conservata. Edizione originale in lingua francese, impressa al Cairo, città in cui il Morpurgo era nato nel 1899. Il Morpurgo (Il Cairo, 1899-Rimini 1978), che di professione era avvocato, fu uno dei principali esponenti del Futurismo italiano. Nella sua nazione natia collaborò come giornalista a svariati quotidiani e periodici (Le journal d'Egypte - La Bourse Egyptienne - Le Progrès Egyptien- Il giornale d'Oriente).- Salaris, p. 57. Cammarota, Futurismo, 333.5. Plurilingue

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        Neues Haus Neue Welt/new House New World

      Berlin, Germany: Rudolf Mosse Buchverlag(1932). First Edition / First Printing. Fine in No Dust Jacket, As Issued. 72 pages. Collection of black-and-white photographs of the artist/architect/designer's home. One of the greatest photography, architecture, and home design books of the 20th century. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions, particularly the Third Edition. Published in a tiny first print run as a hardcover original only. There is no ISBN. The First Edition is now rare. An austerely elegant production by Erich Mendelsohn: Oversize-volume format. Cream hard boards with titles embossed on the cover and spine, as issued. Photographs by Arthur Koster. Text by Amedee Ozenfant in the German original and felicitous English and French translations. Printed in hand-pulled gravure on cream uncoated stock paper by Rudolf Mosse Buchverlag in Berlin, Germany to the highest standards. The reproduction quality of each image is unsurpassed in its crispness, warmth, and tonal range. Without DJ, as issued. Presents Erich Mendelsohn's "Neues Haus Neue Welt/New House New World". The Mendelsohn House in Rupenhorn, Germany, which showcases the great architect/designer's aesthetics and worldview. Those of us accustomed to the glossy pages of Architectural Digest Magazine will never be the same again upon re-discovering this great book, first published in 1932. The Mendelsohn House is impeccable and sublime. As the contributor Amedee Ozenfant writes, it is Bach's music incarnated in structure and place. Its guiding principles are order, symmetry, and balance, realized in a completely Modern context. Hence the title. The best way to appreciate what Erich Mendelsohn has achieved is to say what it is not: It is elegant, NOT opulent. It is understated, NOT ostentatious. It is Classical and Modern at the same time, NOT nostalgic and sentimental. It is a house, NOT a palace. As such, it may not be to everyone's taste today because it isn't about "showing-off" excess, which is the prevailing aesthetic taste. Arthur Koster's photographs are captured for posterity in rich gravure that have never been surpassed. A legend upon its completion, the Mendelsohn House was seized by the Nazis. A Jew, Mendelsohn's entire fortune was confiscated; he was forced to flee first to the United Kingdom and eventually to the United States, where he rebuilt his shattered life and career as the chief exemplar of "Expressionist Functionalism" in architecture, creating the blueprint for America's department stores, designing some of its most celebrated structures, teaching at the University of California Berkeley, and building the bridge between Europe and America with Art Deco design. The guide to timeless elegance and beauty. An absolute "must-have" title for Erich Mendelsohn and photography collectors. This title is a great book. As far as we know, this is the only copy of the First Hardcover Edition/First Printing (1932, no further indications) available online and is in fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a beauty. Please note: Copies of the Third Edition available online have serious flaws. A rare copy thus. One of the greatest architect/designers of the 20th century. A fine collectible copy. .

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      New York: Limited Editions Club(1932 & 1935). Two volumes in original full blue morocco and original full red morocco leather bindings with heavy gilt decorations. Each is copy #509 of 1500 copies with the original John Tenniel illustrations and with typography and binding by Frederick Warde who has SIGNED the first volume. Each copy is additionally SIGNED by Alice Hargreaves, "the original Alice." Only about 500 copies of the first title and about 1000 of the second were signed by her a few years before her death. Alice refused to sign other editions of this famous book in her lifetime, written by Carroll for her when she was young Alice Liddell, but she was convinced with the help of monetary compensation at an advanced age to sign these copies. Monthly Letter for ALICE'S ADVENTURES laid in., Hardcover, Very mild sunning to the spine of the Wonderland book. Fine, bright copies in Fine slipcases. Exceptional condition

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        Tight Lines (Author's own copy, inscribed for his close friend and with an original ink sketch laid in)

      Los Angeles: Tight Lines Publishers, 1932. The author's own copy of his popular work on big game fishing. "Author's copy" written by Bandini on the limitation page. Inscribed beneath his frontis-portrait: "Margaret - But for your faith this work would never have been born - therefore whatever merit it possesses belongs to you. Affectionately Ralph Bandini." Inscribed for Margaret Stevenson who started at RKO as a typist and became involved with Bandini for a number of years. She assisted the author by typing his manuscripts, organizing his submissions and other secretarial work. Laid in to this copy is an original pen and ink drawing by Bandini of what looks like a bluefin tuna diving into the water. The book is bound in the original leather wrap-around covers, which have become brittle and cracked along the spine, although still holding. Top edge gilt, the others uncut. The front pictorial map end paper is nearly detached, some cracking within the text block, but otherwise a fairly tidy example. This copy has never before been offered for sale, having stayed in the family until now. Safe to say, this would easily be the crown jewel of a Bandini collection or a cornerstone of an angling collection. Ralph Bandini's "Tight Lines" vividly describes the world of big game fishing within southwestern California. A Pasadena native educated at Stanford University, Bandini pursued a career as an attorney (an O'Melveny alumn, like this cataloguer), turning later in life to building an enduring legacy within the sport of big game fishing. Within the span of seven years, Bandini composed the novels "Tight Lines" (1932), "Men, Fish, and Tackle" (1936), and "Veiled Horizons" (1939), as a personal introspection on game fishing and conservation in California. "Tight Lines" was heavily influenced by the Bandini family history in southern California and was composed with intricately detailed geography and personal experiences. In 1999, thirty-eight years after his death, Bandini was justly inducted into the International Game Fishing Association Hall of Fame. Good. Good

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        Jim Thorpe's History of the Olympics (Signed by author and athletes)

      Los Angeles: Wetzel Publishing Co. 1932. This copy has the official stamp of the Olympic Village in Los Angeles, 1932 on the title page and is signed by approximately 50 athletes from the 1932 Olympic Games, including the author (and athlete) Jim Thorpe, who dated his signature July 23, 1932. Bookplate on the front end paper of Warwick Hayes, Jr. The book is in Very Good - condition on account of a fairly wobbly text-block, crack at the rear inner hinge and minor wear at the spine ends. Despite the so-so condition, this is likely the most interesting copy of this book extant, since it was clearly carried around the Olympic Village in Los Angeles and presented to a great number of the athletes to sign. Very Good -. Very Good -

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        Le Théatre érotique de la Rue de la Santé.

      Paris, o.V., 1932. - 8° (19,8 x 15,2 cm). 136 S. mit |15 handkolorierten Illustrationen im Text und 5 auf Tafeln|. Dazu |5 Original-Zeichnungen| in Blei und Buntstift. Grünes HMaroquin d. Zt. mit Lederecken auf 5 Bünden mit goldgepr. RTitel; Kopfgoldschnitt. Orig.-Broschur beigebunden. Schuber. Eins von 20 numerierten Exemplaren der |Vorzugsausgabe| auf Japan (Gesamtauflage 270.) Ausgestattet mit |5 Original-Zeichnungen| von Rojan. Sie variieren die Illustration auf Tafeln. Der Band bringt Stücke von Glatigny, Lemercier de Neuville und J. du Boys. Schöne Ausgabe mit sehr erotischen, teils frechen Illustrationen in frischer Kolorierung. Einband leicht berieben. Vereinzelt schwach fingerfleckig. Dutel 2498 ("jolies illustrations"). Rose 4488. Nicht bei Pia. --- ------------------------- [ROJAN]. Le Théatre érotique de la rue de la Santé. Paris: 1932. In-8 (198 x 152 mm). 135 pages avec 20 illustrations libres en couleurs de Feodor Rojankovsky, dit Rojan, dont un frontispice et 4 hors-texte et 5 dessins originaux en couleur de Rojan. Reliure contemporaine en demi-maroquin vert à coins, dos à nerfs, titre doré, non rogné, tête dorée. Couvertures et dos. Etui. Jolies ilustrations de Rojan pour ce célèbre Théâtre érotique publié la première fois en 1864. Tirage à 270 exemplaires. Un des 20 exemplaires de tête sur Japon, celui-ci enrichi de 5 dessins originaux de Rojan. Ces dessins correspondent à les l'illustrations hors texte, avec des variantes. L'ouvrage regroupe des pièces de théâtre de Glatigny, Lemercier de Neuville et J. du Boys. Reliure legerement frotté. Taches de doigts par endroits. Dutel 2498. ------------------------ [ROJAN]. Le Théatre érotique de la rue de la Santé. Paris: 1932. 8vo (198 x 152 mm). 135 pages with 20 highly erotic colour illustrations by Feodor Rojankovsky, called Rojan, including a frontispiece and 4 illustrations on plates and 5 original colour drawings by Rojan. Contemporary binding in green half-morocco with morocco corners, spine with raised bands, gilt stamped title, top edge gilt.Slipcase. Pretty Rojan illustrations for this famous erotic theater first published in 1864. One of only 20 numbered copies of the preferential edition on Japan (total edition 270). With 5 original drawings by Rojan. They vary the frontispiece and the 4 illustration on plats. The opus brings pieces from Glatigny, Lemercier de Neuville and J. du Boys. Beautiful edition with very erotic, partly naughty illustrations in fresh coloring. Cover slightly rubbed. Isolated faintly finger-stained. Dutel 2498 ("jolies illustrations"). Rose 4488. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        La Pharmacie & La Médecine dans l'œuvre de H. Daumier. Cent vingt lithographies ...

      Paris:: Les Pharmaciens Bibliophiles, 1932., 1932. Tall 4to. 17, [5], [7] pp. 128 large original lithographic plates, incl. color lithographic frontispiece, printed by Maison Jacomet, 2 color portraits of Honoré Daumier by Henri Monnier. Original printed boards. An almost perfect copy. Fine. Limited edition of 150 copies. Edward Kremers, Glenn Sonnedecker, Kremers and Urdang's History of Pharmacy, p. 71; John A. Lent, Comic Art of Europe: An International, Comprehensive Bibliography, 1994.

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        Miss Zilphia Gant.

      8vo. Dallas: The Book Club of Texas, 1932. 8vo., xi, 29, [1 colophon] pp., title-page and colophon printed in black and brown. Original adobe-red cloth decorated and lettered in gilt, deckled edges. Faint finger smudges to upper board, otherwise a bright beautiful copy. First edition, number 99 of 300 copies. A scarce, early short story by Faulkner, with a preface by Henry Nash Smith, and later reprinted in Uncollected Stories of William Faulkner. In Miss Zilphia Gant, which while published in 1932 was actually written in 1928, Faulkner introduces themes of violence, repressed sexuality, revenge, and isolation, that will recur throughout his career, especially in A Rose for Emily, and Dry September (Critical Companion to William Faulkner, By A. Nicholas Fargnoli, Michael Golay, p. 192).

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        George Gershwin's Song-Book.

      New York: Random House, 1932. Signed limited first edition, number 108 of only 300 copies signed by George Gershwin and illustrator Constantin Alajalov. Quarto, bound in full publishers morocco. This copy includes the music to "Mischa, Yascha, Toscha, Sascha" in the pocket at the rear, often not found. In near fine condition. An exceptional example. American composer and pianist George Gershwin's orchestral compositions spanned the genres of popular, jazz, and classical music and are now considered to be some of the most important musical works of the twentieth century. Gershwin began his career composing Broadway theatre works with his brother Ira Gershwin and soon became a major figure in musical theatre in New York City and later Hollywood. Gershwin's classic Song-Book is illustrated with full-page color lithographic plates after Constantin Alajalov, and includes such Gershwin standards as "Swanee," "Fascinating Rhythm," "That Certain Feeling," "The Man I Love," "Strike Up the Band," and "I Got Rhythm," among others. "In one of his few prose writings, George provided an introduction for the song book. What is most important... is that it contained the original published version of each song, followed side by side by George's 'improvised' versions of the songs" (Carnovale, 14).

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        The Story of Fuzzypeg the Hedgehog

      Heinemann, 1932. Very rare first printing copy of this, one of the earliest titles from Alison Uttley's much loved Little Grey Rabbit Series. Only the bottom inch of backstrip remains. Single piece of beige tape connects boards at top of spine. Average wear and soiling externally otherwise. Front endpaper and several pages bear child's markings in red pencil. We have attempted to erase several of these markings with decent success. We are happy to provide digital images upon request. Contemporary gift greetings atop first blank leaf. Erased lead pencil scribbling to page 98 is lightly visible. Overall, a worthy copy.

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        The Fun of It.

      New York: Brewer, Warren & Putnam, 1932. First edition, early printing of Earhart's account of her childhood, her fascination with aviation, and her life through her 1932 flight across the Atlantic. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated throughout. Signed by Amelia Earhart on the front free endpaper. With the rare original silvertone phonograph recording of her internationally broadcast speech given the day she completed her solo transatlantic flight. In near fine condition with a touch of rubbing. The Fun of It covers Earhart's life through May 20-21, 1932, "when Miss Earhart, alone in a Lockheed Vega monoplane with a single Wasp engine, negotiated 2,026 miles through storm and fog from Harbor Grace, Newfoundland, to a cow pasture on the outskirts of Londonderry, Ireland. The flight set a transatlantic record of 14 hours, 56 minutes... and stirred such public adulation that she confided, 'I'll be glad when the zoo part is over'" (ANB).

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        Weimar und Jena, Rudolstadt - Ilmenau.

      (1. und einzige Aufl.). VI, 41 S., 2 Bl. (Anz.). Mit 2 Karten, 2 Plänen u. 1 Grundriss. OBrosch. (minimal berieben). Hinrichsen D 252.- Erschienen zum Goethejahr 1932.- Vereinzelte dezente Bleistiftunterstreichungen.- Gutes Exemplar. Recht selten.

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        Weimar und Jena, Rudolfstadt und Ilmenau.

      Leipzig Karl Baedeker Druck Breitkopf und Härtel in Leipzig 1932 - Geheftete O-Broschur, Einband wenige Gebrauchsspuren, Name auf Vorsatz, VI, 41 Seiten mit 2 Karten, 2 Plänen und einem Grundriss, (4 S.) Anzeigen, kl. 8°. - - - Gut erhaltenes Exemplar des seltenen Baedeker-Bändchens! [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        KING KONG

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1932. First Edition, First Printing, First State Dust Jacket. Novelization of the world famous 1932 movie. Evokes the best of the classic adventure story. The characters quickly set off on their expendition, the suspense builds and the action explodes to great effect. The novel closely follows the film version, with a few plot holes filled in. Hardcover with dust jacket. 249 pages. 8vo., 249pp.; VG/VG; spine pictorial with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild chipping to hinges, head and tail of spine on dust jacket; small pieces of tape hidden on rear of dust jacket; small amount of water damage causing bleeding onto paper of mylar backing on tail, lower corners; endpapers pictorial, with images from the movie; dust jacket has three vivid illustrations, one each on front cover, spine, and rear cover; The dustwrapper is in the correct first state with "by" printed twice to the upper panel; LP consignment; shelved case 3, Dupont. Full-priced Rockville.

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        Il matrimonio segreto Melodramma giocoso in due atti

      C. E. R. Casa Editrice Romana, 1932. ITALIANO 0,02 Fascicolo spillato in carta leggera. Pagine in buono stato con bruniture, così ai tagli. USATO

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      London: Chatto & Windus, 1932. First Trade Edition. 8vo., 306 pp., VG/VG-; DJ, blue and white pictorial spine and covers with white lettering; mild shelfwear; age-toning to DJ, particularly to flaps; price uncut "7s. 6d." to bottom right-hand corner of front flap; blue cloth boards; gold lettering and motif to spine; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine; head and tail of spine, as well as all corners except the lower rear corner, have been stained with some blue ink, where someone tried to hide some chipping, with tape behind the ink; cocking to spine; mild foxing to endpapers; dark top and beveled bottom edge of text-block; age-toning to text-block; light notations in pencil to verso of half-title page (list of author's works); cracked hinge between pp. 144-145, boards shaken, binding intact; LP consignment; shelved Case 3, Dupont. Full-priced Rockville.

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        The Wisdom of Jesus, The Son of Sirach, Commonly Called Ecclesiasticus

      Chelsea: Printed by C. H. St J. Hornby at the Ashendene Press,, 1932. Quarto. Original orange limp vellum, spine lettered in gilt, orange ties, top edge trimmed, others uncut. Initial letters hand-executed in red, blue and green by Graily Hewitt and his assistants, Ida D. Henstock and Helen E. Hinkley. Very pale speckling to rear cover, an excellent copy with spine entirely unfaded. First Ashendene edition, limited issue, one of 328 copies, printed in red and black Subiaco typefont on Batchelor hand-made paper; a further 25 were issued on vellum. "Booksellers continually declare the Ashendene Ecclesiasticus to be the finest book from the private presses"; A. D. Power stated "in my humble opinion it is one of the most satisfactory of the books of the Press'" (Colin Franklin, The Private Presses, p. 60).

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        Die Buchillustration des XVIII. Jahrhunderts in Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. 3 Bände. Erster Teil: Die deutsche Buchillustration des Spätbarock und Rokoko. - Zweiter Teil: Die deutsche und schweizerische Buchillustration des Vorklassizismus. - Dritter Teil: Die Buchillustration des XVIII. Jahrhunderts in Österreich. Die Buchillustration des Klassizismus und der Frühromantik in Deutschland und der Schweiz.

      Leipzig: Insel Verlag, 1932 bis 1934. 113 (1) S. sowie 95 Abb. auf Lichtdrucktaf. ; 243 (1) S. sowie 253 Abb. auf Lichtdrucktaf. ; 156 (1) S. sowie 188 Abb. auf Lichtdrucktaf. OHalblederbde. mit Rückenvergold. 32x22 cm. - Ebde. berieben, teilweise mit Fehlstellen, Bd.2 mit großerer Fehlstelle, Vorsatz v. Bd. 1 und 2 im Gelenk etw. beschädigt, S. unbeschnitten, innen frische Exemplare.-- Dieses Buch wurde hergestellt in 800 numerierten Exemplaren, von denen Nr. F 1 -200 für die Mitglieder der Frankfurter Bibliophilen-Gesellschaft, Frankfurt a.M., Nr. M 1 - 300 für die Mitglieder der Maximilian - Gesellschaft, Berlin, Nr. I 1 -300 für den Insel-Verlag, Leipzig, gedruckt wurden. Den Druck des Textes besorgte die Spamer A.-G. in Leipzig, den der Lichtdrucktafeln die Firma Sinsel & Co. in Leipzig; das Büttenpapier lieferte die Papierfabrik Renker & Söhne in Zerkall. Dieses ist Nr. I 28. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Buchwesen, Buchillustration, XVIII. Jahrhundert -

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        Official Program, Xth Olympiad, Los Angeles, U.S.A., July 30-Aug. 14

      1932 - First Edition. 4to, 32pp, blue cloth with morocco spine label [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hélène Rubissow. (Exhibition catalog)

      Paris: éditions de la Librairie, 1932. Quarto (28 × 22.5 cm). Original pictorial wrappers over blind paper wraps, in protective calque; 9, [2] pp., [13] leaves of plates, of which four in color. Signed and inscribed to Louis Hautec?ur, the last curator of the Musée du Luxembourg and a crucial figure in French art history and curatorship. Spine splitting at extremities; calque lightly chipped at edges; internally very good. Scarce catalog showcasing the work of Hélène Rubissow (1897-1988), or Elena Rubisova, a Russian-born artist who was trained in St. Petersburg and Berlin before settling in Paris. In 1918, she took part in the exhibition of the Mir iskusstva (World of Art) group, which included such artists as Dobuzhinsky, Iakovlev, and Chukhaev. Largely decorative and ornamental, her work represents an idiosyncratic mixture of Russian, Asian, and African influences. The present catalog preceded a solo exhibition of Rubisova's work in Paris. She also wrote and published in the Paris emigre newspaper "Poslednie novosti." After 1945, she resettled in the United States, where she taught and published widely. With a short introductory essay by Maximilien Gauthier. Inscribed by Rubisova to Louis Hautec?ur, the last curator of the Musée du Luxembourg. No. 288 of 300 copies printed. Signed and inscribed by Rubisova to Louis Hautec?ur (1884-1973), the last curator of the Musée du Luxembourg and a crucial figure in French art history and curatorship (somewhat ironically, given that he was known for his conservative, classicist taste rather than a penchant for Rubisova's brand of modernist art). KVK, OCLC show nine copies, of which four in France and five in North America, at Arizona, Hofstra, SMU Dallas, UNC Chapel Hill, and Yale.

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        Die internationale Werkbundsiedlung Wien 1932. (Mit 277 Abbildungen).

      Wien, Schroll & Co., 1932. 4°. 21 + 1 S. + 41 n.n. Bll. OBrosch. m. OSch. EA. - Neues Bauen in der Welt, Bd. VI. - Exlibris-St. a. V. u. T., etw. berieben, leichte Gbrsp., tlw. leicht stockfleckig. Versand D: 7,00 EUR Architektur

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (#'ed Edition Signed by Binder AND the original Alice Hargreaves)

      The Limited Editions Club, New York 1932 - 5 7/8 X 8 7/8 Inches. 183 PP. #974 of 1500 copies signed by Frederic Warde. This copy IS ONE OF THE ROUGHLY 500 COPIES that contains the full sheet signed by Alice Hargreaves! Illustrated by John Tenniel. Gilt stamped leather. Introduction by editor of the Saturday Review of Literature editor Henry Seidel Canby. Housed in original issue slipcase. Original publisher prospectus laid-in. A hint of wear to edges and corners. Slight crack to leather on binding, although is holding nicely. Light foxing. Slipcase a bit worn and sunned, but in sound condition. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Les Oeuvres de Francoys Villon : Reveues et Remises en Leur Entier

      Boulogne-sur-Seine and Paris: Pierre Bouchet and Roger Lacouriere 1932. This is copy no. 11 of an edition limited to a total of 125 copies. This is one of 15 copies with a double set of engravings, in black and in colour. 168, plus plates, pp. Original printed paper wraps in glassine wrapper. Glassine torn but complete. Loose folded sheets, as issued. With two suites of engravings in portfolios. All in cardboard chemise with dark blue morocco title label to spine and in slipcase. Slipcase slightly darkened and edgeworn. Finely printed on hand-made paper. Leaves bordered in red. Engravings by Charles Martin. Colour frontis. In-text hand-coloured illustrations. With two suites of engravings in paper portfolios, one containg 76 full-page hand-coloured engravings and the other suite containing 76 full-page engravings in black and shades of grey, also hand-coloured. All engravings and folded sheets in Fine condition. Slipcase in VG condition. . Near Fine. Wraps. Limited Numbered Edition. 1932. 4to..

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      - POP-UP. (BLUE RIBBON) JACK THE GIANT KILLER and other tales. NY: Blue Ribbon (1932). Thick 4to, pictorial boards, usual hinge strains else unusually FINE IN FINE DUSTWRAPPER. Containing the title story as well as Little Red Riding Hood and Sleeping Beauty. Illustrated by HAROLD LENTZ with color endpapers, many black and whites and 4 fabulous double page color pop-ups. Due to the thickness of the pages few copies of this title survive in nice condition. This is the nicest copy you're likely to find. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Historical Records Of The Cameron Highlanders Vols V, VI & VII

      Blackwood, Edinburgh & London - Three volumes: V & VI (Second World War) 1932-1948, both published in 1952. Vol VII 1949-61and published in 1962. All in green buckram with gilt lettering to spine. Volumes VI & VII have DJs which have significant edge wear. Vol V has edge wear to lower front board and foxing to uncut block. Vol VI has nibbled (possible mouse) to top and bottom of spine and top rear board near spine and foxing to top of block. Vol VII has nibbling to top right of front board and bottom right corner of spine. See photographs. NB: VERY HEAVY - WILL REQUIRE ADDITIONALPOSTAGE [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        SELECTED ESSAYS 1917 - 1932

      Faber & Faber (1932), London - Bound in full blue vellum. Gallup A21.b. Copy #47 of only 115 copies SIGNED by the author. Bookplate on front pastedown; postage stamp of Eliot tipped to front endpaper. A much nicer than usual copy with the vellum maintaining a rich blue color and the spine only mildly faded with some discoloration at the heel not affecting the gilt lettering. Just about Fine in remnants of original glassine and scarce in this condition [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Sartoris - first issue binding and dust wrapper

      Chatto and Windus, 1932. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first printing, first state copy (blue cloth, gilt lettering). Cloth slightly faded at edges. Very slight foxing to endpages. Spine ends a bit softened. In the first issue dust wrapper WITHOUT the Centaur library indicator. The wrapper is very good and has a staggered tear to the front panel. Some browning to the spine and wear to the extremities. Rare with the first issue points.

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      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/Fair. First edition, first and only printing, with the "A" and the publisher's seal on the copyright page. Save Me the Waltz was written by Zelda Fitzgerald (1900-48) in six hectic weeks while recovering from a breakdown. The novel is intensely autobiographical, portraying a Southern belle's struggle to rise above being "a back-seat driver about life" and to earn respect for her own accomplishments - to establish herself independently of her husband. It is a forceful, truthful picture of a legendary marriage in a fabulous age, and one of the most shattering self-portraits of a woman ever committed to paper. Octavo. Original light green cloth binding, with blue titles. The spine is sun faded. In the excedingly scarce dust jacket, which is rather shelfworn and soiled, more so along the spine and folds, with some shallow chipping to the extremities. Bruccoli ZF-A1.1.

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        How To Choose Vocations From the Hands with 66 illustrations and charts

      Putnam, USA 1932 - B000IMP5DW 336 pages. Fifty-nine black and white photos illustrate various features of the hands. "Shows how any parent can easily select the occupation for which a child is best fitted and prepare him for success. Shows how men and women entering college can prepare themselves for their best vocations, wasting no time on studies that will not contribute to their success. Selects definite positions in definite industries: every selection is concrete; there are no generalities. Over 4000 positions are listed in which different types of people can be successful. The result of thirty years of intensive study." - from dust jacket which also includes a glowing endorsement of the author and his work by James H. Canfield, formerly President of Ohio State University and Librarian at Columbia University. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding sound. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy of this fascinating work. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ARCHITETTURA, rivista del sindacato nazionale fascista architetti - seguito di ARCHITETTURA E ARTI DECORATIVE - direttore MARCELLO PIACENTINI - otto annate in blocco 1932-1939, Roma, Treves-Treccani-Tuminelli, 1932

      Le 8 annate sono rilegate in mz.pergamena con titoli su tasselli in oro. formato 22,5 x 28. e varia pubblicità in pagine anche non numerate. annata 1932 pagine 716 annata 1933 " 814 annata 1934 " 767 annata 1935 " 704 annata 1936 " 632 annata 1937 " 818 annata 1938 " 906 annata 1939 " 744 Numerose le foto ed i disegni di progetti, costruzioni, ponti, chiese, strade ecc., opera dei maggiori tecnici ed architetti del periodo. MARCELLO PIACENTINI, sommo architetto italiano venne affiancato alla direzione da ENRICO DEL DEBBIO, GAETANO VENINO E PRIMO MARCON. La raccolta di queste rare 8 annate viene offerta in blocco a

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        Deutsche Sankt Georg Sportzeitung. Offizielles Organ des Reichsverbandes für Zucht und Prüfung deutschen Warmbluts - XXXII.Jahrgang - Nr. 29 Erstes Märzheft 1932

      Berlin,Verlag der Sankt Georg G.m.b.H., 1932. Vollständige Ausgabe im Original-Verlagseinband (Broschur im Format 24,6 x 34,4 cm) mit fotoillustriertem Deckeltitel. Hauptschriftleiter: Gustav Rau. 28 Seiten, mit vielen Fotoabbildungen auf Kunstdruckpapier und großem, teils bebilderten Kleinanzeigenteil. - Aus dem Inhalt: Gedankenaustausch über die italienische und die deutsche Reitmethode - Bild-Nachruf auf Freiherr Simon Alfred von Oppenheim (weltbekannter Züchter von Schlenderhahn) - Fotos: Hochzeit des Prinzen Georg Wilhelm zu Waldeck und Pyrmont und der Komtesse Ingeborg Platen zu Hallermund / Vom großen Ball im Hotel Adlon anlässlich des Berliner Reichsverbandsturniers (mit Herrn Louis Adlon) - Plastiken von Ingrid Starke / Königsberg (Tierplastiken) - Münchens Reiter ehren ihren Master, den Prinzen Alfons von Bayern - Die Feier des 200 jährigen Bestehens der Preuß. Staatsgüterverwaltung - Das Berliner Februar-Turnier - Erstausgabe, EA, erste Auflage in guter Erhaltung. Deutsches Reich, Reitschule, Reiten, Reiterei, Reitbetrieb, Pferdezucht in der Weimarer Republik, illustrierte Bücher, Reitmode, Reiterbekleidung, Pferderennen, deutscher Pferdesport, Reitverein, Turniersport, Trabersport, Spring-Derby, Pferdeversteigerung in Deutschland, Mode, Schierholz Porzellan aus Plaue / Schwarzburg-Sondershausen, Luxus in der Weimarer Republik, Werbung für Luxusautomobile Versand D: 5,90 EUR

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      New York: Random Houe, 1932. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Lithographs By Rockwell Kent. 146 Pp. Grey Cloth, Stamped In White On Spine And Front Cover. Set By Hand In Hammer Uncial At The Pynson Printer; Printed In Red, Black And Blue. #727 Of 950 Copies With Eight Lithographs By Rockwell Kent, With His Thumbprint On The Colophon. Near Fine, All White Lettering Strong, No Names Or Marks, Slight Browning To Spine And Edges, Wear Along Top And Bottom Edges Of Spine. In A Later Clear Dust Jacket, Clean And Complete With No Chipping Or Tears.

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