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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland [together with] Through the Looking Glass

      NY: The Limited Editions Club, 1932 & 35. NY: The Limited Editions Club, 1932 & 35. LIMITED EDITIONS, BOTH VOLUMES SIGNED BY ALICE HARGREAVES. 2 volumes, limited to 1500 numbered copies, a matching numbed set, both volumes numbered 575, Alice in Wonderland additionally signed by Frederick Warde, who designed the typography and binding, illustrated by Tenniel. Bound in the publisher's matching elaborately gilt red and blue morocco bindings, all edges gilt, both in near fine condition, housed in their original publisher's cloth slipcases, mild toning to edges of the blue slipcase otherwise both are in VERY GOOD+ condition. A FINE SET seldom encountered with matching limitation numbers.\r\nIt is thought that Alice Hargreaves only signed about five hundred of these sheets for Alice so most copies do not include it.

      [Bookseller: D&D Galleries - ABAA]
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        War Letters

      Paris: Black Sun Press, 1932. Paris: Black Sun Press, 1932. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. quarter calf, decorated boards with matching endpapers. Very good/No Dust Jacket. 312 pages. 23 x 18 cm. Limited edition, one of 125 copies on Navarre Paper. Frontispiece portrait of Crosby in uniform. In the Preface by his mother, Henrietta M. Crosby: Harry, aged nineteen joins the American Field Service in the company of several friends, volunteers in the French Army as ambulance drivers. His enthusiastic, if often seemingly bully accounts portray his privileged social status. Page 305 has three quarters of a text line blacked out. MINKOFF A-43. Clean, fresh copy, raised bands, leather spine labels lettered in gilt, nick to lower backstrip, moderate extremity rubbing.

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        Die drei Soldaten. Ein Kinderbuch

      Berlin, Kiepenheuer, 1932.. 24 x 16cm, Originalbroschur, Deckel lose, unbeschnitten, innen tadellos; 59 S., Illustrationen von George Grosz. Heft 6 = Versuche 14. Das seltenste Heft der Reihe "Versuche", 1932 bei Otto v. Holten gedruckt und schon 1933 von den Nazis beschlagnahmt und vernichtet. Die drei Soldaten sind Hunger, Unfall und Husten. Diese sind durchsichtig, schauen in alle Gebiete des menschlichen Lebens, sehen Arbeitsüberlastung, Wohnungsnot, Armut, Kinderreichtum, Medizin, Justiz, Kirche etc., prangern die Mißstände an, sind immer wütend, wenn sie sehen, wie sich alle alles schweigend gefallen lassen. Am Schluß landen sie in Moskau, treffen nur kritische, rebellische und selbstbewußte Arbeiter und werden letztendlich selbst symbolisch liquidiert, weil sie keinen Platz im Kommunismus mehr haben. Kongenial illustriert von George Grosz durch 16 ganzseitige und 9 in den Text eingefügte Zeichungen

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        The Pastures of Heaven

      Covici Friede 1932 - Very good in very good dust jacket. null First edition, 4th issue, being the original sheets printed by Brewer, Warren & Putnam in 1932, but with a new Covici title page, cover and re-designed dust jacket. Jacket evenly toned on spine, with minor repair to shallow chip at spine head, and tiny chip on spine foot. Foxing to book cover, else very good. One of only a few hundred copies, scarce in jacket. Pictures available on request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Masque of the Red Death and other Tales. (With ten wood engravings by John Buckland Wright).

      (Maastricht/ London), The Halcyon Press [= A.A.M. Stols], 1932. Cloth with dustjacket. (2), 174 p. Printed in red and black in 206 numbered copies. The rare dustjacket browned and worn at the edges. Spine slightly paled, flyleaves partly browned, but an excellent copy of a majestic Buckland Wright edition.* One of 175 copies on Barcham Green. The Halcyon Press 13. Reid A9. Van Dijk 288.

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      London: Duckworth, 1932.. London: Duckworth, 1932.. Gray cloth, lettered in gilt. Endsheets slightly tanned, light foxing to top edge, crown of spine a bit rubbed, else a very good copy, without dust jacket. First edition of the author's second book, likely published, according to the author's recollection, in an edition of less than three thousand copies. This copy bears his early presentation inscription: "For Hans Martin, from the author Anthony Powell June 8th 1933 In memory of a delightful visit to Holland and in admiration of the K.L.M. - and its chief." LILLEY A2a.

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        Afternoon Men

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1932. New York: Henry Holt and Company,, 1932. Octavo. Original light grey-green cloth, titles to spine in blue. With the dust jacket. Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Front board and spine ends slightly bumped, small white stain to bottom corner of rear board, edges and endpapers lightly toned. An excellent copy in a worn jacket with rubbed and chipped extremities, a small dark mark to front panel, a couple of short splits to head of spine, front flap torn off and loosely inserted. First US edition, first printing of Powell's first novel. The UK edition was published the previous year by Gerald Duckworth and Company, London.

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        The Concise Story of the Dover Patrol

      London - Hutchinson & Co. Ltd, 1932. London - Hutchinson & Co. Ltd, 1932 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A concise version of the previous account of Admiral Sir R. H. Bacon on the work of the Dover Patrol, 1915-17. With twenty-five illustrations and charts and twelve diagrams. From the Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Earl Jellicoe: Readers of this book will realise the wide range of the work of the Patrol, the masterly manner in which Admiral Bacon planned the various operations carried out on the Belgian coast, and the striking inventive genius in regard to detail which characterised those operations. Condition: In a navy blue cloth binding with gilt lettering on the spine. Externally, very smart with some minor shelfwear and handling marks only. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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      The Limited Editions Club, New York, NY 1932 - 8vo. leather, covers and spine gilt-stamped, all edges gilt. xiv, 182,(4) pages. 2 Volumes. Limited to 1500 numbered copies, signed by typographer and binder Frederic Warde on colophon of Alice's Adventures and by Alice Hargreaves (neé Liddell) on colophon of Through the Looking Glass. Also signed by Hargreaves on fifth unnumbered page of Alice's Adventures within a blind-stamped rectangle (LEC 36 AND 65; Lovett and Lovett, 90a). Published on the centennary of Carroll's birth, both volumes with the signatures of Hargreaves (1852-1934) as noted. Alice Liddell Hargreaves was the "original Alice" for whom Carroll wrote the book. Introduction to Alice's Adventures by Henry Seidel Canby, to Through the Looking Glass by Carl Van Doren. Both volumes with frontispiece and in-text illustrations by John Tenniel (1820-1914). See Hodnett, Five Centuries of English Book Illustration (Aldershot: Scolar Press, 1988), 176-181. Gilt-stamped spine, front and rear covers with pictorial vignetts, title, author, and publisher on spine. leather, covers and spine gilt-stamped, all edges gilt [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sudden Death

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1932 New York: Harper & Brothers, 1932. First American Edition. Ownership signature; very good in a dust jacket with a large chip at the top of the front panel.

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        L'OPPOSITION ET LES CASES conjuguées sont reconciliées par M. Duchamp et V. Halberstadt. - chess.

      Lancel, L"Echiquier 1932. Original wrappers,245 +280mm, 115pp.+ two errata-sheets.Very fine condition, one of a probable edition of 1000, this book is a treatise on a very special endgame problem in chess, printed in black en red,Includes seven diagrams printed on translucent paper, * the two errata-sheets present, Numerous chess diagrams with text in French, English and German.

      [Bookseller: Erik Tonen Books]
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      [Philadelphia: Privately Printed by Violet Oakley, 1932].. [Philadelphia: Privately Printed by Violet Oakley, 1932].. Three volumes laid into folding portfolio. Folio (39 x 28.5 cm). Two volumes (one consisting of text, one of plates) in printed boards, plus supplement in loose signatures. Text set in double columns. Laid into full red soft calf portfolio (45 x 32.5 cm), ruled in blind, lettered in gilt, by Alfred Smith & Company of Philadelphia, copper-gilt metal clasps, foil- finish endleaves. Accompanied by the supplement (Conclusion, subscribers list, biographical notices, list of exhibitions). Bookplates of an institutional library affixed to portfolio front pastedown and those of the three internal volumes (with some tan offset surrounding them0 and neat accession numbers in mss, upper joint of plate volume shows surface cracking, otherwise a very nice set, near fine. The original shipping box is present, but defective. First edition. Limited to three hundred copies, each numbered and signed by the author/artist, of which this is #23. A copy of the original prospectus (folded and a bit used), is laid in. Text printed in Garamond types on San Marco paper by Joseph W. Tatum, after a design by Oakley and H.H. Dunn. Violet Oakley (June 10, 1874 – February 25, 1961) was a transformative force in the field of American mural painting and a principal affiliate of the Brandywine school of painting and illustration. After studying abroad and a term as a student of Howard Pyle at the Drexel Institute, she was commissioned to undertake the murals and stained glass for the Church of All Angels in New York, earning her distinction as America's first professional woman artist. Her political beliefs were shaped by the Quaker William Penn whose ideals she represented in her murals at the Pennsylvania State Capitol. She was committed to the principles of pacifism, equality of the races and sexes, economic and social justice, and international government. She lived with two other women artists, and the three were known professionally as the "Red Rose Girls." They were joined by a fourth woman, Henrietta Cozzens, with whom Oakley had a long-term committed relationship, and they collectively adopted a common surname: the 'Cogs' family. When the United States refused to join the League of Nations after the Great War, Oakley went to Geneva, Switzerland, as an informal self- appointed Ambassador and spent three years drawing portraits of the League's delegates, some of which are included here, in company with reproductions of her murals at the Pennsylvania Supreme Court building. After World War II, Oakley was an early advocate of nuclear disarmament. A special calligraphic presentation leaf appears in the first part, recording the donation of this copy to the institution from whence it was recently deaccessioned.

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      Eugen Rentsch, Erlenbach-Zürich, München u. Leipzig. 1932.. [62] S., 1 Bl. 8°, Orig.-Broschur.. Original-Ausgabe. - Paul Renner, der herausragende Typograf und Grafikdesigner, ergreift hierin deutlich Partei für das Neue Bauen sowie die funktionelle Gestaltung und richtet sich mit scharfer Kritik gegen die nationalistische Kulturpropaganda. Bereits im März 1932 war kein Deutscher Verlag dazu bereit, die Streitschrift zu veröffentlichen, so dass der Essay schließlich bei dem mit Renner befreundeten Schweizer Verleger Eugen Rentsch publiziert wurde. Alsbald war der Verlag gezwungen, den Band aus dem deutschen Buchhandel zurückzuziehen. (Vgl. Roland Reuß. In: Nachdruck. Frankfurt am Main und Basel 2003). - Druck B. Heller, München, gesetzt in Futura. - Broschur knickspurig, an den Rändern fleckig u. am Rücken mit kleiner Fehlstelle, innen schwach stockfleckig u. mit Stempel auf letzter Seite. Für unsere Schweizer Kunden: Konto in der Schweiz vorhanden

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        Rain. And other Stories

      London, Heinemann. 1932. London, Heinemann. 1932, 1932. First Thus. 8vo. Fine in publisher's embossed green cloth titled in black to spine. Page edges spotted. In a lovely example of the scarce illustrated green and white dustwrapper with some minor chipping and wear to the top edge. With a small triangle of loss to the upper left corner of the spine panel just nicking the letter 'r' in the titles. A most attractive and scarce example in a wrapper of the Joan Crawford film tie-in edition of this Maugham collection.

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        O Providence

      London: The Hogarth Press, 1932. London: The Hogarth Press,, 1932. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, red top edge. With the dust jacket. Spine very slightly faded, a few faint spots to page edges, in the jacket that has a few chips to the extremities, a toned spine, and a few marks on the rear panel. A good copy. First edition, first impression. One of 2,500 copies. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to his friend Dickin Moore on the front free endpaper: "For Dickin Moore, with greetings and good wishes, from John Hampson, March 1938". Whilst the precise nature of their relationship remains unclear, Moore and Hampson had a longstanding friendship that deepened over the years, as evidenced by a 1953 lengthy letter from Hampson to Moore loosely inserted into Hampson's sixth and final novel, Bag of Stones. This is the second novel of John Hampson Simpson, published under his pseudonym John Hampson. It examines the coming of age of the child protagonist Justin Stoneton.

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        Tarzan Triumphant

      Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Tarzana 1932 - HBDJ, Red cloth Blue lettering, minor rub DJ, 1932, 1st edition, 3rd Issue, VG+/VG+, cover stamped Blue Titles. Copyright pg Dated 1931-1932 and the last date listed is 1932. Interior light rub wear Fox [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        URSS en construction.

      (Moskau, Isogis), 1932.. No. 4 1932. Fol. Farbige OKart. 16 nn. Bll. mit zahlr. Fotos und Fotomontagen im Kupfertiefdruck.. Erste Ausgabe. - Sonderheft über das sowjetische Kusbass-Kohlebecken mit Fotos von Reismann u.a. in der Gestaltung von Paul Urban. - Bowlt-H. 116. W Obloshke-Kat.-Moskau 105 u. 237. - Minimal geknickt, sonst sehr gutes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Verlag und Antiquariat Frank Albrecht]
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        Nicolai de Cusa. Opera Omnia. Iussu et Auctoritate Academiae Litterarum Heidelbergensis ad Codicum Fidem Edita. Ed. von R. Klibansky, E. Hoffmann, P. Wilpert, L. Baur, L. Hagemann, G. Kallen u.a. 13 Bände dieser großen Ausgabe in 18 Bänden geb., Band 1: De Docta Ignorantia. / Band 2: Apologia Doctae Ignorantiae. / Band 3: De Coniecturis. / Band 4: Opuscula I: De Deo Abscondito, De Quaerendo Deum, De Filiatione Dei, De Dato Patris Luminum, Coniectura de Ultimis Diebus, De Genesi. / Band 5: Idiota, De Sapientia, De Mente, De Staticis Experimentis. / Band 7: De Pace Fidei cum Epistola ad Ioannem de Segobia. / Band 8: Cribratio Alkorani. / Band 10,2b: Opuscula II: De Deo unitrino Principio, Tu quis es "De Principio". / Band 11,1: De Beryllo. /

      Lipsiae/Hamburgi In Aedibus Felicis Meiner, 1932-1988. - Zwischen 70 u. 370 S. Band 1 Bibliotheksexemplar. Innen gestempelt und einige Anstr. mit Bleistift. Umschlag mit Läsuren. - Alle Bände unbeschnitten. Band 7 mit Widmung auf Schmutztitelblatt. Im Ganzen gute Exemplare. Sprache: la Gewicht in Gramm: 9000 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Johnson and Queeney: Letters from Dr. Johnson to Queeney Thrale from the Bowood Papers

      London and New York - Cassell and Co and RandomHouse, 1932. London and New York - Cassell and Co and RandomHouse, 1932 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The letters Samuel Johnson wrote to his dear friend Hester Maria Thrale, known by Johnson's nickname for her: Queeney. With an introduction by the editor, the Marquis of Lansdowne. 'This edition is limited to 500 copies of which 250 copies are for sale in England by Cassell and Co and 250 copies for sale in America by Random House'. This copy is unnumbered out of series. With a portrait frontispiece and numerous further plates throughout, many depicting the letters themselves. Hester Maria Elphinstone, Viscountess Keith born Hester Maria Thrale (17 September 1764 31 March 1857), was a British literary correspondent and intellectual. Johnson gave Hester Maria her lifelong nickname Queeney (after Queen Esther) early in her childhood, and was a regular correspondent of the little girl as well as of her mother. On 10 January 1808, aged 44, Queeney Thrale married the widowed Admiral Lord Keith, a distinguished and celebrated senior Naval officer 19 years her senior who had amassed a considerable fortune from prize-money during the Napoleonic wars. They had met in 1791, four years after the death of Lord Keith's first wife, and corresponded for 16 years before their marriage. The Queeney letters, a large collection of letters addressed to Queeney by Johnson, Fanny Burney and her mother Hester was published in 1934. Condition: In marbled paper boards. Externally sound although rubbed. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean, one or two handling marks. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        14 offprints from Nobel Prize winner Barbara McClintock

      Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 1932, and others - First edition. Offprints. Genetics. History of Science. Botany.A group of 14 offprints including the following titles:Cytological Observations of DeficienciesInvolving Known Genes, Translocations and an Inversion in Zea mays (1931) ownership signature of J.H. Quisenberry, A Correlation of Ring-Shaped Chromosomes with Variegation in Zea Mays (1932), Amethod for detecting potential mutations of a specific chromosomal region (1938) some creasing singlesheet printed one side, Maize Genetics reprinted from Annual Report of the Director of the Departmentof Genetics, Carnegie Institution of Washington Year Book No. 42, for the year 1942-1943, pages 148-152 Issued December 7, 1943, Cytogenetic Studies of Maize and Neurospora (1945), Mutable Loci inMaize (1948) Franz ?Schrader? ownership signature front page, Mutable Loci in Maize (1949) NormanH. Giles stamp front cover, Mutable Loci in Maize (1950) Norman H. Giles ownership stamp frontpage, Mutable Loci in Maize (1951) Hampton L. Carson ownership signature front cover, Mutable Lociin Maize (1952) Hampton L. Carson ownership stamp front cover, Regulation of Pattern of GeneExpression by Controlling Elements in Maize (1967), The States of Gene Locus in Maize 1966-1967(1968) staples little rusted, Genetic Systems Regulating Gene Expression During Development (1967)and Mechanisms That Rapidly Reorganize the Geneome (1978). All in very good or better condition.Some have McClintock in ink front cover with date of publication.

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      New York: Sears Publishing Company, Inc., 1932. New York: Sears Publishing Company, Inc.,, 1932. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black. With the dust jacket. Endpapers toned and a little spotted, contents toned. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed and creased jacket with some nicks and short splits and a small abrasion on the upper panel. First edition, first impression. This tragic romance depicting the dissipated life of the young during the late 1920s and early 30s is uncommon in the dust jacket.

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        Le Diamant de la Reine suivi de Le Louveteau

      Paris - Plon, 1932. Paris - Plon, 1932 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An early twentieth century edition of Bourget's work in a fine decorative binding. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering and armorial decoration. An armorial presentation binding from Ampleforth College, with a presentation bookplate to the front pastedown. Paul Charles Joseph Bourget, 1852 1935, was a French novelist and critic. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is only slight wear to the extremities, with just slight rubbing, and sunning to the spine, with a mark to the front board. Internally the pages have browning to the edges and spotting to the first and last few pages. Overall the condition is very good..

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        Die Jagd nach Liebe. Roman.

      Berlin, Paul Zsolnay Verlag, 1932.. Sonderausgabe 598 S. 8°, Pappband mit Kunstlederrücken. Goldprägung, gewidmet, datiert und signiert von Heinrich Mann " Nice, 9 Jan. 1937 Herrn Weiss mit vorzüglicher Hochachtung Ihr Heinrich Mann ", Einband etwas berieben, sonst guter Zustand

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        Die Geschwister von Neapel. dramatische Historie in 3 Phasen und 13 Bildern.

      Berlin, Zsolnay, 1932.. 41. - 45. Tsd. 498 S. 8°, Leinen. Goldprägung von Franz Werfel datiert und signiert " Franz Werfel Wien 1932 ", KAnten gering berieben, sonst guter Zustand

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      London: John Murray, 1932.. London:: John Murray,. 1932.. 8vo. 9-1/8" x 6". 1st edition. xviii, [2], 355, [1 (blank)] pp.. Maroon cloth binding with gilt stamped title lettering to spine. Printed buff paper dust jacket.. Square & tight. Slight bumps to front board tips. A Nr Fine copy in. a VG+ dust jacket.. "Frederick Soddy was an English radiochemist who explained, with Ernest Rutherford, that radioactivity is due to the transmutation of elements, now known to involve nuclear reactions. He also proved the existence of isotopes of certain radioactive elements. ... He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his research in radioactive decay and particularly for his formulation of the theory of isotopes." [Wiki]& & "This book is written to replace the author's earlier 'Interpretation of Radium' [1909]. It deals fully with radioactivity, as the manifestation of spontaneous disintegration of the atom, with isotopes, the chemically identical varieties of atoms of the same element first revealed by radioactive changes, and with the general application of these discoveries and the theoretical conceptions of quanta and relativity to the interpretation of the atom." [dj blurb]. . Illustrated with inserted plates & intratextual drawings. 2 folding charts at rear.

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        When the Gunmen Came

      London - Cassell, 1932. London - Cassell, 1932 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A crime novel by John Hunter. First edition. Condition: In a cloth covered binding with original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, generally smart. Dustwrapper is smart with slight marks to spine and rear panels. Internally, firmly bound and clean but with age-toning. Overall: VERY GOOD with a VERY GOOD INDEED dustwrapper.

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        Le Football.

      Les Joies du Sport. Daniel Jacomet. 1932 - Pochoir. Printed colour, hand finished. Size: 23 x 30 cm. (9 x 12 inches). Mounted Size: 39.5 x 48 cm. Very good condition. Limited to 750 copies. Original print from the collection of 44 sporting prints was assembled by Maurice & Jacques Goddet. The illustrations were all done by the Bosnian born Milivoy Uzelac. After studying at the Académie of Beaux-Arts in Prague he moved to Paris where his work was widely exhibited. He illustrated many other publications and was also a sculptor. Each print is acompanied by a letter from a famous personality of the day. This one is by Joseph Jolinon.

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        Les Chansons de Bilitis -

      Editions de Cluny 1932 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-8 327 pp. Reliure demi-chagrin aubergine à coins. Dos à nerfs avec titre doré et date en queue. Tête dorée. Couverture et dos conservés. Reliure signée G. GAUCHE. Intérieur propre et frais. Parfait état. EXEMPLAIRE UNIQUE dans lequel la lithographie de N. Altman annocée a été remplacée par 36 dessins originaux portant le monogramme WA ou WRUN des 3 500 exemplaires de l'unique édition sur vergé. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Harrap 1932 - First edition illustrated by Rackham. 4to. Red cloth with gilt lettering and vignettes to the spine and upper cover. Decorative endpapers. A very good copy. Twelve colour plates and numerous line drawings by Arthur Rackham. Stories include: The Snow Queen; The Ugly Duckling; The Tinder-Box; The Little Mermaid; The Emperor's New Clothes, The Little Match Girl and others. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Immortal Operas of Gilbert and Sullivan

      London - The News Chronicle Publications Dept., 1932. London - The News Chronicle Publications Dept., 1932 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of the operas of Gilbert and Sullivan from the 1930s. Gilbert and Sullivan refers to the Victorian-era theatrical partnership of the librettist W. S. Gilbert (18361911) and the composer Arthur Sullivan (18421900). The two men collaborated on fourteen comic operas between 1871 and 1896, of which H. M. S. Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance and The Mikado are among the best known. Containing the stories of the plays and the words and music of famous numbers from each opera. Their operas have enjoyed broad and enduring international success and are still performed frequently throughout the English-speaking world. Gilbert and Sullivan introduced innovations in content and form that directly influenced the development of musical theatre through the 20th century. With an appreciation by Sir Henry Lytton. Complete in four volumes. Condition: In blue cloth bindings. Externally, quite smart, though with some marks and light bumping. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright, and quite clean, with just a couple of handling marks. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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