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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.

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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]

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      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]

      [Bookseller: Prestonshire Books]
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        De la psychose paranoïaque dans ses rapports avec la personnalité.

      Paris: Librairie E. Le François, 1932 - Octavo (235 × 156 mm). Modern brown quarter morocco by Lobstein-Laurenchet, marbled boards, raised bands, spine gilt-lettered direct, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, printed wrappers bound in. Stain to foot of original front wrapper also very slightly affecting the extreme lower margin of the first few leaves, else an excellent copy. First edition of Lacan's first published work. Lacan's ground-breaking thesis, particularly its central narrative of the story of the woman he named Aimée, immediately attracted the attention of the Surrealists. "To this thesis," Dali wrote in 1933, "we are indebted for giving us, for the first time, a global and homogeneous idea of the [paranoid] phenomenon, beyond any of the abject notions in which psychiatry at present is mired." "The young psychiatrist was not satisfied with effecting a brilliant critical synthesis among several trends of French thought; he also proposed a writing of madness which was as innovative at the time as that of Breton or Bataille. Instead of a traditional case history, we find in the 1932 thesis a novel 150 pages in length, in the style of Flaubert, that is, in a literary language irreducible to the wooden prose of psychiatric discourse. Lacan recounts his heroine's adventures with the pen of an authentic writer, displacing on the character of Aimée the misfortunes of a contemporary Emma Bovary. That in fact is the greatest originality of this innovative book" (Élisabeth Roudinesco, Jacques Lacan & Co: a history of psychoanalysis in France, 1925-1985, University of Chicago Press, 1990, p. 112). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Librairie KOEGUI]
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      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.

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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]

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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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        DEATH IN THE AFTERNOON With a frontispiece from a painting by Juan Gris : The Bullfighter, and eighty-one reproductions from photographs.

      London.Johnathan Cape. 1932. - [8],9- 358,[1]pp. Colour frontispiece plus eighty one black & white reproductions from photographs. Orange publisher's cloth, dust wrapper. t.e. black. Large Octavo. First U.K. edition. Bookplate, and small bookseller's label to paste-down endpaper, some ghosting of label to front- free endpaper. Minor foxing to fore-edges and first few leaves. Dust wrapper price clipped, with the very slightest of wear to corners & spine head & heel. An excellent copy of the scarce first U.K. edition - particularly so in wrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: David Miles Books ABA ILAB]
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        Death in the Afternoon

      Jonathan Cape, London 1932 - 1st impression. Publishers original rust brown/orange cloth with black titles to the front and spine still clean and bright. Internally with Juan Gris coloured frontispiece and all 81 black and white photographic reproductions present. No inscriptions - pages clean. Unprice-clipped 1st issue d/j without loss except a minor chip and with piece torn off and reinstated at top front panel (but all still present - see image); also tape stain to top spine where closed tear located (again see image). Some soiling to d/j but generally very good given original cream colour and age. Scarce with jacket [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        Heptaméron des Nouvelles

      - Préface de Maurice Donnay, texte par Henri Clouzot. A Paris chez Javal et Bourdeaux en 1932. N° 512 / 540. Avec 64 compositions en couleurs de Hérouard. 4 vol. de format in-4. Reliure de l'époque en velin enrichi d'entrelacs et de fleurons dorés, avec fleuron central, tête dorée. Dos à l'identique. Très bel état malgré rousseurs sur la tranche.

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      [Np, but possibly London. 1918-1932]. - Seventy-one original painted illustrations, done in watercolor and gouache, each measuring about 14 x 11 inches. Some light soiling and chipping around the edges, but images generally bright and clean. Overall, very good. A remarkable group of original cover art for the BUFFALO BILL NOVELS, a British boys' pulp magazine published from 1916-1932 by the Aldine Publishing Co. in London. Despite its name, the stories were not always about Buffalo Bill, though they were always set in the Old West and feature plenty of cowboys and Indians. These illustrations are all signed by Robert Prowse (R.P.), who did artwork for this and other similar projects; some are dated below his initials. The series ran for 342 issues, though the last cover in this collection is for No. 344, possibly an unpublished issue, as we could find no trace of this title associated with the Buffalo Bill Novels. Somewhere between No. 188 and No. 191, "New Series" began to appear above the issue number, though they all appear to be of the same run and the numbering is continuous. The titles are as follows: No. 23. The Man in Black. No. 24. The Mad Avenger. No. 29. The Red Tomahawk. No. 41. The Pony Ride Detective. No. 44. The Crimson Arrow. No. 51. Buck Taylor! Buffalo Bill's Chief of Cowboys. No. 73. Buffalo Bill and the Bandbox Bravo. No. 74. Pirates of the Prairie. No. 90. Buffalo Bill's Tangled Trail. No. 94. Buffalo Bill's Dead-Shot Nine. No. 95. The Redskin Detective. No. 96. Buffalo Bill's Dilemma. No. 97, Marauders of Mexico. No. 98. The Gentleman from Texas. No. 101. Dick Talbot's Big Bonanza. No. 103. The Velvet Hand of Cinnabar. No. 104. The Silent Avenger. No. 106. The Red Gold-Hunters. No. 108. The Mad Rider of he Rockies. No. 109. The Tenderfoot of Granite State. No. 112. The League of Eight. No. 114. The Doomed Sixteen. No. 115. Buffalo Bill at Five Springs. No. 121. The Sport from Hard Luck. No. 122. Buffalo Bill's Mystery. No. 123. Buffalo Bill as Revenue Detective. No. 125. The Rustler of Rolling Stone. No. 126. Buffalo Bill and the Island Outlaws. No. 130. The Man from Denver. No. 134. Delaware Dick, the Ranger Spy. No. 143. The Brand of the Red Triangle. No. 151. Glass-Eye, the Hunter. No. 152. The "Maddest Man in Oregon." No. 154. The Bad Man of Benson's Ranch. No. 158. The Mystery of a Lost Mountain. No. 159. Three Pards of the Prairie. No. 167. Buffalo Bill's "Bad Medicine." No. 175. Dick Talbot's Detective Trail. No. 176. The Ghost of the Colorado. No. 182. Dick Talbot's Trail of Vengeance. No. 188. Buffalo Bill's Double. No. 191. Buffalo Bill's Big Bluff. No. 198. Buffalo Bill's Haunted Ranch. No. 200. Buffalo Bill's Life-Stake. No. 208. The Outlaw King of the Overland. No. 241. The Tigress of Texas. No. 242. Buffalo Bill's False Ally. No. 256. Buffalo Bill and the Mine Jumpers. No. 287. The Red Indian Detective. No. 289. The Black Riders of the Overland. No. 291. Rangers of the Rio Grande. No. 292. Gold Spur of Texas. No. 295. Wizards of the Trail. No. 296. A Borderland Vendetta. No. 297. Dick Talbot at the Mines. No. 301. The Black-Hoods of Shasta. No. 302. War Hawk the Delaware. No. 303. Jackson Blake of 'Frisco. No. 305. The Rock Rider of the Sierra. No. 306. The Giant Tenderfoot. No. 308. Death-Notch the Scalp- Hunter. No. 309. The Foes of the 'Frisco Fresh. No. 310. The Doomed Sixteen! No. 319. The Ranchmen Rivals. No. 329. The Vengeance of the Omaha. No. 330. Dark Dashwood, the Bandit of the Brazos. No. 332. Vultures of the Border. No. 333. Death-Trailer the Dauntless. No. 334. Buffalo Bill's Bad Medicine. No. 336. The Wild Riders of Texas. No. 344. The Boy Scourge of Dakota. A fun and fascinating group of images.

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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. .

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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        Towards a Reform of the Paper Currency Particularly in Point of its Design.

      NY Limited Editions Club 1932 - Quarto. 23pp.,(4)ff. One of 452 copies signed by Dwiggins. Dwiggins facetiously discusses the atrocities of the present design of currency and postage stamps, proposing new ones based on those issued by the fictional country of the Antipodes. Includes plates of Antipodean stamps, and a currency sample tipped-in. A fine copy in leather-backed patterned boards, with slipcase and partial glassine wrapper. An important Dwiggins and scarce Limited Editions Club title. (Agner 32.02). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York and London 1932 - First Edition. Inscribed Presentation Copy. 8vo., 517pp. Smooth black cloth stamped in gilt at spine & front cover. Publisher's "A" & colophon on copyright page. Tissue Guard & frontispiece painting by Juan Gris' "The Bullfighter", numerous other back & white photographs & glossary. Very neatly inscribed by Hemingway in blue-black fountain pen on the title page: "To James and Paula - / from their good friend / with all best wishes / Ernest Hemingway / 1942". A near fine copy showing minimal use in an excellent original illustrated dustwrapper, price intact, with beautifully executed moderate professional restoration primarily to the upper spine & to the extremities. Hanneman A10a. A very nice example of this Hemingway High Spot. Custom TBCL clamshell collector's case in fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The International Style: Architecture Since 1922.

      W.W. Norton, New York 1932 - First edition of this seminal work. Octavo, original cloth with the dust jacket. Inscribed by Johnson, "For Jim with thanks for his help Philip Johnson." In near fine condition in the very rare dust jacket with light chipping. This is the first jacketed copy that we have encountered. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Initially produced as the catalog to accompany a controversial and groundbreaking 1932 Museum of Modern Art show of the then new architecture emerging in Europe and America, The International Style quickly became the definitive statement of the principles underlying the work of such giants as Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier, Walter Gropius, and other pioneers. It might be said that Henry-Russell Hitchcock and Philip Johnson discovered as well as defined "the International Style," and over the decades their book has served as a frame for growth in the architectural profession. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Death in the Afternoon

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1932 - First Edition, First Printing. An attractive dustjacket that has benefitted from some professional restoration. The end result is a beautiful dustjacket that is rich in colors with no chips or tears. The book is in solid condition. The binding is tight, with light wear to the spine and edges. Overall, a sharp copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with the original dustjacket. We buy Hemingway first editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Louder and funnier

      Faber and faber 1932 - London ,golden yellow cloth oxidised lettering F/F.Minimal colour variation ,two small bumps. The wrapper is price clipped but retains the beautiful green and pink rex whistler which has no tanning or staining,foxingor tears , the line running across thefront panel is a reflection from the plastic protector ,a rare item in this condition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dick Neal Fine Books]
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        Death in the Afternoon

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1932 - First Edition, First Printing. A beautiful dustjacket that has benefitted from light restoration. This original first issue dustjacket has the $3.50 price printed on front flap with some wear to the edges and spine. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with light wear to the panels and edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a nice copy of this true first edition in collector's condition. We buy SIGNED Hemingway First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Art Forms in Nature. Second Series. Examples from the Plant World Photographed Direct from Nature

      A. Zwemmer, London 1932 - XIII + 120pp. 120 photogravure plates. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket. Boards lightly rubbed with bumping to corners and spine ends plus 2 scratches to cloth of rear board. Gilt titles bright. Light foxing to prelims - page edges and introduction. Front inner hinge cracking. Bookplate to front paste down. Binding tight Green hardback cloth cover with gilt titles and gilt embossed leaf (Nigella Damascena) to front board [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ENGLISH FOLK SONGS FROM THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS. Comprising two hundred and seventy-three Songs and Ballads with nine hundred and sixty-eight Tunes. Including thirty-nine Tunes contributed by Olive Dame Campbell [2 Volume Set]

      Oxford University Press, London 1932 - This is the first printing of the Second and Enlarged Edition, the first edition being Putnam's of 1917, which printed 122 songs and ballads, and 323 tunes. Vol. I: xxxvii + 436 pp. Fold-out map showing the counties in which the songs were collected. Preface by Maud Karpeles; Introduction to the 1917 Edition by Cecil Sharp; Ballads; Notes; Bibliography; Index of Titles. Vol. II: xi + 411 pp. Songs; Hymns; Nursery Songs; Jigs; Play-Party Games; Notes; Bibliography; Index of Titles. Each of the songs and ballads, as well as all variants, are annotated and presented with lyrics and musical notation. Blue cloth binding with gilt lettering on the spine. Spines darkened on both volumes. Spine extremities slightly worn, corners bumped. Volume I has offset (newspaper article?) to front flyleaf. An invaluable resource for the singer or musicologist, these volumes are out of print and difficult to find. Scans or digitals available upon request. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Master of the House by Radclyffe Hall. [Signed, Limited Edition].

      1932 London - Jonathan Cape - Toronto and New York. On copyright page: "First published 1932" Printed in Great britain in the city of Oxford at the Alden Press. Paper by John Dickinson & Co., Ltd. Bound by A. W. Bain & Co., Ltd. 1932 - "This Signed Edition is Limited to One Hundred and Seventy-Two Copies of which One Hundred and Sixty-Seven are for sale. This is number 109. [signed] Radclyffe Hall.". 6 3/4" x 10 1/4", 490 pp., including an Author's Foreword & Pronouncing Glossary [of Provencal words]. Vellum spine with title, author & publisher's name, etc. goldstamped in modernistic lettering, single, gilt line along vellum sides, buff-tan colored cloth over boards; purple & tan toned, marbled paper endpapers, headbands, top-edge gilt; deckle-edged fore-edge, most pages are unopened. With publisher's cellophane & tan-yellow card (inner flaps) dustjacket & sturdy, publisher's paste-board slipcase, covered in a lightly-textured, tan-yellow paper. Spine of book shows slight age-mellowing typical of vellum; upper spine end of jacket shows some chipping, with a few chips to lower edge of cellophane, a 4" tear & split to upper edge of cellophane on the back panel. Slipcase shows a few scratches to sides, light dusting, rubbing to edges, corners, but is sound & fully intact. Book is in very fine condition (an unused, and unread copy). Scan shows the spine & front cover of the book, but not the jacket or slipcase. Purchased from Bill Targ's Chicago Argus Book Shop, by Cleveland, Ohio based book collector, T. C. Lonney in the 1930's. [Author's dedication & note:] "Dedicated to Our Three Selves" & "All the persons represented in this book are purely imaginary; moreover, while actual places and events are mentioned, certain modifications have, in some cases, been intentionally introduced with a view to preserving its fictional character." A modern, fictionalized re-telling of the childhood of Jesus, set in Provence. “In a quiet curve of the coast of Provence, on a stretch of that coast which before the war was seldom if ever visited by strangers, lies the small seaport town of Saint-Loup-sur-mer, cleansed by strong winds and purified by sunshine. Its Patron—if one may credit report—was a warrior-bishop of no mean attainments, since of him it is told that he checked the advance of Attila, Mighty Scourge of the Lord, though by what precise method remains somewhat uncertain. But his memory is mellowed by gentler legends even as the years have mellowed his statues, so that that of him it is also told that he felt great concern for the sorrows of women, and a great tenderness towards newborn things, having once restored its life to a fledgling. And since this bird was a nightingale it would come with the darkness to sing in his garden: ’Praise God in His Golden Saints,’ it would sing, as everyone knew very well at the time—that is to say, in the year 400, when Saint Loup had not yet been privileged to hear the harps and the angelic songs of heaven. His town has a harbour with numerous vessels and many simple activities; a fine view from such windows as look over the quay and thus out beyond to a stretch of blue water, and a wall of dark peaks from such as look sideways or backward towards the long range of the Maures, Saint Loup being partly encircled by mountains. There is also the church with its open belfry in which one may see the chime of bells swinging; the old fish-market renowned for fine langoustes, and three cafes frequented by fishermen, sailors, and sometimes by artists with their wives and their models. The streets, which are narrow and tortuous, are but ill adapted for the passage of motors; moreover in summer their heat is relentless, while in winter they are swept and re-swept by the mistral. Yet innumerable fruit trees surround the town, and these in the midst of plentiful vineyards.” [chapter 1/1; pp. 17-18]. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Ombres portées. Ornées de cinq gravures au burin de Stanley Willliam Hayter.

      Editions de la Montagne., Paris, 1932 - Paris, Editions de la Montagne. 1932. 16,5x25,5, cm. 60 p. Reliure demi maroquin rouge à coins, titre et tranche dorés. Couvertures et dos cons. Black-Morhead 62-66. - Un des 50 exemplairs sur Hollande van Gelder signés par Hugnet et Hayter. - Bel ex. Sprache: Französisch Reliure demi maroquin rouge à coins, titre et tranche dorés. Couvertures et dos cons. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        The Christopher Robin Verses. Now We Are Six , When We Were Young

      Methuen, UK 1932 - 1st Edition 1932. First Edition thus of this combined edition of 'When We Were Very Young' and 'Now We Are Six'. With 12 colour plates by Ernest Shepard.81. Book is very good++ and bright. Slightly lightened at spine edge. Contents good with a name to the endpaper and title page. The complete wrapper is very good++ and bright. Edges lightly rubbed and nicked. Light archival repair to spine tips and spine edge. Light soiling to wrapper. A good example. More images can be taken upon request. Ref 6734 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      John Wright & Sons Ltd., Bristol 1932 - We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 136 pages; 98 photographic plates both color and black and white. Prvenance- Paul E Steiner, bookplate. Red cloth with light bubbling to front cover- see graphic. ; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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