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      Harrap , 1932. Harrap , 1932. First edition illustrated by Rackham. 4to. Red cloth with gilt lettering and vignettes to the spine and upper cover. A very good copy, bump to the head of the spine, slight bubbling to the rear board and inked in name on the front free endpaper. Decorative endpapers. 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.

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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        The Gods Arrive

      - New York/London: D. Appleton and Company, 1932. First Edition. 8vo. Dust-jacket with light wear to extremities and a few small chips and closed tears--otherwise a very handsome copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Darren Winston, Bookseller, SNEAB]
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        The Singing Caravan. A Sufi Tale

      Newtown, Montgomeryshire: The Gregynog Press, 1932 One of the 225 copies bound in brown Welsh sheepskin, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn, couple of small marks, gilt tooling and titling to upper cover. Spine is worn a little at edges, gilt tooling and title blocked in gilt on upper cover, title in gilt. Internally, NO inscriptions, some offsetting to turn ins on fep and faintly from frontis, (vii), 142pp, (3), published 5 November 1932, wood engraved frontispiece, tail piece and initial letters by William MacCance. One of the more difficult Gregynog titles to find. (Harrop 22)Vansittart, diplomatist, whose most celebrated piece, The Singing Caravan (1933), which read as a kind of Canterbury Tales set in Persia, ran into several editions and was much admired by his distant kinsman T. E. Lawrence. See ODNB for a full Bio.

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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        Il soggetto cinematografico. Prefazione traduzione e note di Umberto Barbaro.

      Le Edizioni d'Italia 1932 10 illustrazioni in b.n. in 4 tavole f.t. Prima edizione italiana. in 8° gr. pp. 106 (10).

      [Bookseller: Libreria Pontremoli]
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        Douze dessins pour amour de Goya, composés et gravés par Hermann-Paul (suite of 12 color woodcuts)

      Les Editions du Balancier, Paris 1932 - A PRISTINE SET OF ONE OF HERMANN-PAUL'S UNCONTESTED MASTERPIECES. A suite of twelve stunning color woodcuts, each depicting a phase of Goya's life. ONE OF ONLY 48 COPIES PRINTED, ALL ON JAPON NACRE, AND SIGNED BY HERMANN-PAUL. Folio. Loose as issued in original wraps and folding case. FINE AND BRIGHT, LIKE NEW. Extremely rare. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cole & Contreras / Sylvan Cole Gallery]
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        For the Train. Five Poems and a Tale

      London: Denis Archer, 1932. London: Denis Archer,, 1932. Being contributions to "The Train," 1856–1857, with the original illustrations by C. H. Bennett and W. McConnell; together with some Carrollean Episodes concerning Trains. Arranged with a Preface, by Hugh J. Schonfield. Octavo. Original tan cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt. Cloth tanned, a few small spots, a little spotting to endpapers. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 100 numbered copies by the editor Hugh J. Schonfield on the limitation leaf. This collection of short pieces that originally appeared in The Train Magazine was published to celebrate Carroll's 100th birthday. It includes his famous poem Solitude, for which "he created his famous pseudonym by inverting 'Charles' and his metronymic, 'Lutwidge', translating them first into Latin and then back into English" (ODNB).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Colorado River Controversies

      Dodd, Mead & Company, New York 1932 - 232pp. Octavo [22 cm] Red cloth covered boards with gilt stamped titles on the spine and front cover (The gilt on the spine has rubbed off). Very good. The extremities are gently bumped and rubbed. The spine is sunned, and just a little stained. There are a handful of small stains on the text block edges, and the top edge of the text block is darkened. The pages are tanned, and have occasional light foxing. Foreword by Julius F. Stone. Robert Brewster Stanton was a civil engineer and surveyor of canyons in Colorado for the Colorado Canyon and Pacific Railroad Company between 1889 and 1890. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Expositio Regulae FF. Minorum Francisci AssisiensisAuctore P. Alberto a Bulsanoordinis Fratrum Minorum Capuccinorum Definitore GeneraliEditio NovissimaAccurate CorrectaCodici Iuris Canonici et Hodiernae Legistlationi Ordinis Accommodata IussuR. MI P. Melchioris a Benisa Ministri Generalis Eiusdem Ordinis

      Rome - Apud Curiam Generalem, 1932. Rome - Apud Curiam Generalem, 1932 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A study of the rules of the lives of the Friars Minor, the most prominant group of Franciscan monks. Containing answers to questions about Franciscan life, as well as a brief history of the order. It comprises three separate groups, each considered a religious order in its own right. These are the Observants, most commonly simply called Franciscan friars, the Capuchins, and the Conventual Franciscans. They all live according to a body of regulations known as The Rule of St. Francis. In Latin. The official Latin name of the Orders of Friars Minor is the Ordo Fratrum Minorum. St. Francis thus referred to his followers as Fraticelli, meaning Little Brothers. Condition: In a half-morocco binding. Externally sound, though with some light rubbing and some marks to the boards. Internally, generally firmly bound although strained in places. Pages are bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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      Paris: Black Sun Press, 1932.. Paris: Black Sun Press, 1932.. Small quarto. Publisher's quarter calf and pastepaper boards and endpapers, ribbon marker. Frontis portrait. Light rubbing to edges of boards, otherwise a fine copy. First edition. One of 125 copies on Navarre. This copy, as often (but not always), has a portion of a line on page 305 blacked out. Crosby served with the American Field Service and the Ambulance Corps during the Great War, experiences which left an indelible mark on his personality and world-view. The letters are preceded by a chronology and brief Preface by Henrietta Crosby. While not a particularly scarce book, the binding of this, the last Paris Black Sun imprint, is particularly vulnerable to wear and deterioration to the joints and this is an unusually nice copy. MINKOFF A43.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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      - Date : 1932 Dimensions : 62x101cm Imp : Vaugirard, Paris Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en très bon état.

      [Bookseller: Philippe Beguin Affiches et livres ancie]
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        Brave New World

      Chatto & Windus, 1932. Hardcover. Very Good. Chatto & Windus, London 1932. First Edition / First Printing. Dated 1932 with no additional printings. Blue cloth boards. Scarce. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards, light shelf wear. Lightly rolled spine, age toning. The dust jacket is not present.

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA,]
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        First Lesson. A Novel.

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1932 - Octavo. Original yellow cloth, gilt titles on red cloth label to spine, red top-stain. With the dust jacket. Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Spine rolled, cloth a little dulled, light spotting to endpapers, contents faintly toned. A very good copy in the rubbed, nicked and toned jacket that has been skilfully repaired at the folds. First edition, first impression of the author's fourth book, the second that he published under the pseudonym James Aston. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        La chasse à la bécasse en Bretagne (dans l?ancien duché de Penthièvre) - Mes souvenirs

      O.L. Aubert, éditeur, Saint Brieuc, 1932. In / 4 broché, 22 planches hors - texte dont 11 de Léon Danchin sous serpente légendées, 176 p., planches de Lajarrige, Danchin, photographies signée de Bailly à St Brieuc. Bel ouvrage sur simili - japon Dujardin, exemplaire en excellent état. Tiré à 325 ex. Souvenirs de plus de trente années de chasse en Bretagne. Thiebaud col. 120. broché Bon état

      [Bookseller: Livres Anciens Lucas Philippe]
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        Thoughts and Adventures

      nbsp;London -Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1932. nbsp;London -Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1932 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Acollection of newspaper articlesChurchillwrote overtwenty years, on his flying adventures, his air crash, painting as a pastime, a near escape from death on the western front, cartoons and cartoonists, elections, and economics. In the book, Churchill gives his thoughts on the state of modern affairs. He discusses the threat of scientific progress, particularly the development of nuclear weapons. He also discusses the effects of mass civilisations on the human character. First editionIllustrations throughoutCondition: In a full cloth binding. Externally, generally smart with a mark to the frontboard, bumpingand fading to the spine, which is also cocked. Internally, firmly bound, bight and clean with only the odd spot throughout and marks to endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Black Mischief

      London: Chapman and Hall Ltd., 1932. London: Chapman and Hall Ltd.,, 1932. Octavo. Original red and black marbled cloth, titles to spine gilt. Housed in red quarter morocco solander box. An excellent copy with minor spotting mostly to prelims and fore-edge, very light rubbing to the cloth. First edition, first impression. A warmly inscribed copy to Robert Laycock, "For Bob Whom I did not know when I wrote this, with deep regret that he should have purchased it. From Evelyn in homage" With the bookplate of Robert Laycock to front pastedown.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Photographie 1932. Édité par la Revue Arts et Métiers Graphiques. Paris. 1932.

      - 1 volume in-4° relié demi-chagrin noir, dos lisse, titre doré, tête dorée, couverture conservée, traces de frottement sur le dos. Tirage de Luxe. 146 pages dont publicités. 116 photographies dont 4 en couleurs le reste en héliogravure. Très bon état. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mesnard - Comptoir du Livre Ancien]
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        Oeuvres de Leconte de Lisle

      Paris - Alphonse Lemerre, 1932. Paris - Alphonse Lemerre, 1932 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An attractive collection of French poetry and prose. Three volumes of the works of Leconte de Lisle (Poemes Antiques, Poemes Barbares, and Poemes Tragiques) and one volume of the works of Alfred de Vigny (Servitude et Grandeur Militaires). In French. Alfred Victor de Vigny (27 March 1797 17 September 1863) was a French poet, playwright, and novelistCharles Marie Ren Leconte de Lisle (22 October 1818 17 July 1894) was a French poet of the Parnassian movement. The Oeuvres de Leconte de Lisle is three volumes of four (missing Derniers Poemes), and Oeuvres Completes de Alfred de Vigny is one volume of four only. Condition: In half-morocco bindings with marbled boards and gilt detailing to the spine. Externally very smart, with barely any shelfwear. Front hinge of De Vignyslightly strained. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean, aside from some browning to the endpapers. Overall: NEAR FINE..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Luzerner Bilderchronik. Zur VI. Jahrhundertfeier des Eintrittes Luzerns in den Bund der Eidgenossen. Bearbeitet von Robert Durrer und Paul Hilber.

      Genf, Sadag, 1932.. Folio. 5 Bl., 289 S. Mit 405 meist farb. Tafeln (dv. 10 doppelblattgr.). Orig.-Lederband (Ecken bestossen, Kanten leicht berieben, hinterer Einbanddeckel mit beriebener Stelle).. Nr. 819 von 1000 num. Ex. - Das erste Blatt knickfaltig.

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        The Christopher Robin Verses

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1932. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd.,, 1932. Being When We Were Very Young and Now We Are Six with a Preface for Parents. With Twelve Plates in Colour and Text Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and pictorial design to upper board gilt, blue top-stain. With the dust jacket. Colour frontispiece and 11 plates, line drawings throughout by E. H. Shepard. Cloth fresh, just a little spotting to contents. A lovely copy in the jacket that is very lightly rubbed at the extremities wit a few minor nicks and a little dulling of the spine panel. First combined edition of When We Were Very Young and Now We Are Six, with new illustrations in colour by E. H. Shepard. A charming and scarce volume.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        George Gershwin?s Song-book

      New York: Random House, 1932. New York: Random House, 1932. First Edition. One of 300 numbered copies, signed by Gershwin and the illustrator Alajalov and featuring many of the composer's greatest songs, including "Fascinating Rhythm", "Swanee", "Strike Up the Band" and "I Got Rhythm". Publisher?s full morocco; minor wear; a near fine copy, lacking the publisher?s cardboard slipcase. Scarce in such good condition: the covers are often separating or have been reattached, perhaps an unfortunate result of being propped up on the piano (which was good for cocktail parties, but bad for books).

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.]
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        Kings Back to Back: Whitey the Irrepressible Infests Europe

      Vanguard Press, New York 1932 - First edition. Slight sliver from front fly, else near fine in good dustwrapper with rubbing and substantially rebacked with brown paper. A fantastic dust jacket by Vincentini, one of our favorites. The publisher liked the jacket enough to reproduce it on glossy paper for use as the front fly, something we've only seen on books by this publisher and by this author. Lovable, irrepressible, but dissolute American wreaks havoc in Europe in the company of a slightly pregnant film star, a gangster, a bartender, a dictator, and a fat lady. By the author of *Queer People,* which itself is one of the quintessential Hollywood novels. Exceptionally uncommon in jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Brave New World

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1932.. London: Chatto & Windus, 1932. First edition. Octavo, original blue cloth. Light rubbing to the spine and extremities, near fine in an exceptionally bright dust jacket with only minor light rubbing to the edges. After the success of his first three novels, Huxley abandoned the fictional milieu of literary London and directed his satire toward an imagined future. He admitted that the original idea of Brave New World was to challenge H.G. Wells' Utopian vision… The novel also marks Huxley's increasing disenchantment with the world, which was to result in his leaving England for California in 1937 in search of a more spiritual life. The book was immediately successful" (Parker & Kermode).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Howard Hughes : typed letter SIGNED, April 7th, 1932

      - 1932 - Extremely rare, single-sheet typed letter (23 cm X 21.5 cm) signed by Howard Hughes, billionaire American aviator, engineer, industrialist, and film producer. On headed paper "Hughes Franklin Theatres." It is addressed to Walters and Sherry, c/o Rialto Theatre, Seattle, Wash. and dated April 7th, 1932, and requests a meeting with Jack Sherry, who worked with Hughes on 'Hell's Angels'. The letter is quite light-hearted in tone with many, indicative spelling errors. Subjects: Howard Hughes -- Letters and correspondence -- Signature -- Signed letters. The letter is in a good condition. Some stiff card has been attached to part of the reverse side. There are some minor edge tears, and the paper has tanned and faded slightly as with age. Remains quite well-preserved overall. 1 Kg. 1 pp. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        The Interne

      New York: The Macaulay Company, 1932. New York: The Macaulay Company, 1932. C1932. No printing stated. Red with blue spine lettering and a nurse motif to the front cover, 252 pages with four pages of ads at the back, red page edge tops. Pretty tight binding, almost no wear to covers. Faint foxing to the end papers, the rear end papers also have faint smudges. The page edge sides are flecked with foxing and there is also a little flecking to the page edge bottoms. Three pages at the rear have bottom corner creasing incurred during manufacture. DJ has some edge wear and tear, a spot of wear to the front. and a little foxing to the flaps. There is no price indicated and the flaps are unclipped. Images are available. . Edition is Not Stated. Cloth Hardcover. Very Good/Good Plus. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Bracken Books]
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        The Disappearing City (Presentation Copy)

      New York: William Farquhar Payson, 1932. New York: William Farquhar Payson, 1932. First edition. Cloth. Very Good/fair. Small square quarto (8 1/4"). First edition of this 90 page extended meditation on forces affecting the modern city. Illustrated with some black and white photographs. Green cloth covers decorated in black are in very good condition. The book is lightly shelfworn and the endpapers are somewhat darkened, but overall a handsome very good copy. The price-intact dustwrapper is present but is quite worn and has an alpine shaped large chip to the front cover as well as numerous other smaller chips and wear. This copy benefits from a handwritten presentation by Wright "To "Dave" one of the heroes of this book. Frank Lloyd Wright. Taliesen. June 8." The question of who "Dave" is remains although from a reading of the text it is quite possible that Wright was referring to Walter V. Davidson whose home Wright built in Buffalo and who is mentioned in several passages within the text. An uncommon early Wright title and one which seldom appears with inscription.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        Miss Zilphia Gant

      Book Club of Texas, Dallas 1932 - First Edition, only printing (never reprinted in the United States until it appeared in Uncollected Short Stories of William Faulkner, in 1979). Preface by Henry Nash Smith. 8vo: xii,29,[2]pp, no. 189 of 300 numbered copies. Original reddish-brown gilt-ruled and -lettered cloth, fore- and bottom edges untrimmed. Very light wear to spine tips, else clean, tight, bright and unmarked; about Fine (and apparently unread), wanting the original glassine dust jacket. Petersen A12.1 Probably written in 1929, three years before publication by the Book Club of Texas in this special edition of three hundred copies. The short story centers on development of the title character whose mother raises her as a virtual prisoner. "Though it is crude in its handling of sexual imagery and suffers from a number of other technical problems that betray it as an early story, it does create two vivid characters. And of more importance, it reveals the author grappling with a theme that will be developed fully in some of his greatest stories and novels: the warping, destructive impact upon the psyche of the repression of those drives that connect the human being to the world of nature. . . . The narrative techniques of 'Miss Zilphia Gant' also show Faulkner surely, if falteringly, moving toward this techniques that will make his Jefferson stories and novels masterpieces." (Volpe, A Reader's Guide to William Faulkner: The Short Stories) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd]
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        THE STORE


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        The Lonsdale Library Volume I

      London - Seeley, Service and Co., 1932. London - Seeley, Service and Co., 1932 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A guide to horsemanship (riding, veterinary care, tack and training) by Brigadier Geoffrey Brooke. With over ninety illustrations, including a photographic frontispiece of the Earl of Lonsdale on his hunter, Marble. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally smart with just some marks to the boards and some minor shelfwear to the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean, with spotting to the endpapers only. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Adressbuch für den Oberamtsbezirk Waldsee 1932/1933.

      Waldsee, Verlag Viktor Liebel, 1932.. gr8° (23x16), (X), 143 S., OKart (Brosch), die letzten 2 Bl. mit säurefrei repariertem Einriß, sonst nahezu ungelesen, fest sauber und gepflegt,. Einwohner mit Berufsbezeichnung, Industrie, Handel und Gewerbe, Telefonanschlüsse sowie Behörden mit Vorsteher und allerlei Wissenswertes aus: Waldsee.- Aulendorf.- Bergatreute.- Dietmanns.- Eberhardzell.- Eintürnen.- Gaisbeuren.- Haidgau.- Haisterkirch.- Hochdorf.- Hummertsried.- Ingoldingen.- Michelwinnaden.- Mühlhausen.- Oberessendorf.- Otterswang.- Reute.- Schussenried.- Schweinhausen.- Steinach.- Steinhausen.- Tannhausen.- Unteressendorf.- Unterschwarzach.- Unterurbach.- Winterstettendorf.- Winterstettenstadt.- Wolfegg.- Ziegelbach.- Zollenreute.-

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Stiftskirche : Bad Wa]
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        Before the Fact

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1932. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1932. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine in green. With the dust jacket. A few very faint marks to cloth, mild partial tanning to endpapers. An excellent copy in the spine-tanned and dust soiled but remarkably intact jacket with two very small sections of loss from the top edge (one 3×65mm and one 2×40mm) and otherwise only very light rubbing to ends and corners. First edition, first impression; rare in the jacket, which prints Gollancz's sensational list of the possible identities of "Francis Iles", including: E. M. Forster, R. Austin Freeman, Patrick Hamilton, Aldous Huxley, Mrs. Belloc Lowndes, Eden Phillpotts, Osbert Sitwell, Hugh Walpole and H. G. Wells.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The History of Tom Jones,

      London- Macmillan and Co., Limited., 1932. London- Macmillan and Co., Limited., 1932 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, often known simply as Tom Jones, is a comic novel by the English playwright and novelist Henry Fielding. The novel is both a Bildungsroman and Picaresque novel. In two volumes complete. First published in 1749, Tom Jones is among the earliest English prose works describable as a novel. The novel, with 346,747 words, is divided into 18 smaller books, each preceded by a discursive chapter, often on topics totally unrelated to the book itself. Henry Fielding (1707 - 1754) was an English novelist and dramatist known for his rich earthy humour and satirical prowess. From Macmillan's Library of English Classics,withadvertisement to rear of volume two. Condition: In cloth bindings. Externally, generally smart but with slight bumping andwear to extremitiesand odd rubbing andmarks to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean but with handling marks to text block edges and slight foxing to endpapers. Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Filibusters in Barbary

      London: Grayson, 1932. London: Grayson, 1932. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Near Fine Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Spine of jacket darkened, a few short closed tears at edges, jacket hinges a little rubbed and chipped. Endpapers browned, slight bump to the edge of one board.. With a short note signed J.B.P. (and identified in pencil as the editor J.B. Pinker) "I published chapters of this book weekly as he wrote them in Everyman. Lewis used to bring them to me himself. They were illustrated by drawings not reproduced in this book. It contains the making of a very good book indeed, but lacks form + has no ending." Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Fiction; Inventory No: 044649.

      [Bookseller: Pazzo Books]
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        Songs From the Bad Child's Book of Beasts

      London - Duckworth, Ascherberg, Hopwood and Crew Ltd, 1932. London - Duckworth, Ascherberg, Hopwood and Crew Ltd, 1932 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Hillaire Belloc's popular book of verses for children, set to sheet music. First edition thus. Condition: In a pictorial paper covered binding. Externally, sound with slight wear to spine. Internally, binding loosening in places. One page detached but present. A number of further pages starting. Generally bright with the odd handling mark and some small crayon marks. Overall: GOOD ONLY.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        The International Style: Architecture since 1922

      NY: W.W. Norton, 1932 NY: W.W. Norton, 1932. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. basket weave brick cloth, front cover lettered in gilt and black. Very good./No Dust Jacket. 240 pages. 24 x 20 cm. Profusely illustrated: photographs and plans. Indices. Johnson's first book written before he became a practicing architect. KARPEL B657. "This is a classic work in the history of modern architecture, and one, which influenced its subsequent course. Adolf Placzek calls this one of the `most important and consequential books of the decade." Owner label inside front cover, and small book label on half title, wear to backstrip extremities -- clean , bright, and tight interior.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc. ]
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        Le Livre de Demain Collection

      34 -Paris - Artheme Fayard, 1932. 34 -Paris - Artheme Fayard, 1932 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce collection of these french historical novels, from the originalLe Livre de Demain collection. All volumes are in their original paper wraps. Including number 52, Georges Duhamel's Civilisation 1914-1917 with fifty original wood-cutengravings from Raymond Thiolliere. Number 109, Henri de Regnier's Le Mariage de Minuit with twenty-seven wood-cut engravings by Claudel. Number 130, Octave Aubry's Napoleon III with twenty-two wood-cut engravings by Guy Arnoux. Number 94, Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary with fifty wood-cut engravings by Claudel. Lastly Trois Contes by Gustave Flaubert, with thirty wood-cut engravings from Le Meilleur, Le Bedeff, and De Slignieres. Five of the original twenty-five. Condition: In original paper wraps. Externally, all volumes are bright and smart, with only light chipping. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound, bright and clean, aside from the odd handling mark. Overall: NEAR FINE..

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        Limits and Renewals

      London - Macmillan and Co, 1932. London - Macmillan and Co, 1932 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of Kipling's last collection of short stories. Written shortly after the death of Kipling's son, the stories all feature themes of pain, inner suffering, mental anguish and bereavement. Including The Woman in His Life, The Manner of Men, The Mother's Son, and many more. Condition: In a red cloth binding with original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, generally smart, though with some shelfwear. Spine cocked, and some discolouration to the head of the spine. Dustwrapper is sound, though age-tonedwith some loss to the head of the spine panels and some edgewear. Stain to rear panel. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD with a GOOD ONLY dustwrapper..

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        The Brush-work of Rembrandt and his School

      London - Oxford University Press, Humphrey Milford, 1932. London - Oxford University Press, Humphrey Milford, 1932 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The first edition of The Brush-work of Rembrandt and his School by Laurie and illustrated with photomicrographs. Bound in paper-covered boards with gilt lettering and an unclipped dustwrapper. With 127 Photomicrograph Plates. Arthur Pillans Laurie, 1861 - 1949, was a chemist, and principal. He was educated at Cambridge, becoming a chemist, and later became principal of the Heriot-Watt College, Edinburgh, in 1900. He was professor of Chemistry to the Royal Academy of Arts, and sometime FEllow of King's College, Cambridge. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is only very slight wear to the extremities, including very slight marks to the top of the spine. The dustwrapper has several closed tears, with slight marks and discolouration. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright. Overall the condition is near fine, with a good dustwrapper..

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        The Brushwork of Rembrandt and his School

      Oxford - University Press - London - Humphrey Milford, 1932. Oxford - University Press - London - Humphrey Milford, 1932 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The Brushwork of Rembrandt and his School by A. P. Laurie. Illustrated with photomicrographs with one hundred and twenty-seven plates to rear. In original unclipped dustwrapper. First edition. Dedicated to the Duke of Westminster and with an introduction to front by Laurie dated 1932. Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606- 1669) was a Dutch painter and etcher. He is generally considered one of the greatest painters and printmakers in European art history and the most important in Dutch history. His contributions to art came in a period of great wealth and cultural achievement that historians call the Dutch Golden Age when Dutch Golden Age painting, although in many ways antithetical to the Baroque style that dominated Europe, was extremely prolific and innovative. Condition: In a cloth binding with unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, in excellent condition with only minor marks to spine and slight bumping. Dustwrapper has the odd slight closed tear, marginal age toning and occasional marks. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean throughout with only minor foxing to first and last few pages. Some pages unopened. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED with a VERY GOOD dustwrapper.

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        The Brush-work of Rembrandt and his School

      London - Oxford University Press, Humphrey Milford, 1932. London - Oxford University Press, Humphrey Milford, 1932 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The first edition of The Brush-work of Rembrandt and his School by Laurie and illustrated with photomicrographs. Bound in paper-covered boards with gilt lettering and an unclipped dustwrapper. With 127 Photomicrograph Plates. Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, 1606 1669, was a Dutch painter and etcher. He is generally considered one of the greatest painters and printmakers in European art history and the most important in Dutch history. His contributions to art came in a period that historians call the Dutch Golden Age. His etchings and paintings were popular throughout his lifetime, his reputation as an artist remained high, and for twenty years he taught nearly every important Dutch painter. Rembrandt's greatest creative triumphs are exemplified especially in his portraits of his contemporaries, self-portraits and illustrations of scenes from the Bible. Arthur Pillans Laurie, 1861 - 1949, was a chemist, and principal. He was educated at Cambridge, becoming a chemist, and later became principal of the Heriot-Watt College, Edinburgh, in 1900. He was professor of Chemistry to the Royal Academy of Arts, and sometime FEllow of King's College, Cambridge. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is very slight wear to the extremities. The dustwrapper has several small closed tears and slight discolouration. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright. Overall the condition is near fine, with a very good dustwrapper..

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        The isolation of crystalline vitamin A plus other materials

      1932-1945 1932 - From the Isolator of Vitamin A to the Discoverer of Vitamin E Holmes, Harry Nicholls (1879-1958). (1) (with Ruth E. Corbet) The isolation of crystalline vitamin A. Offprint from Journal of the American Chemical Society 59 (1937). 2042-2047pp. Original printed wrappers. Inscribed by Holmes to Herbert M. Evans (1882-1971) on the front wrapper: "To Herbert M. Evans with the Compliments of Harry N. Holmes." (2) Autograph letter signed to Evans. 1 page. Oberlin, April 21, 1945. 282 x 214 mm. (3) Black and white photograph of Holmes in his laboratory. 255 x 207 mm. Signed on the verso by Holmes: "Harry N. Holmes Oberlin College." (4) (with Henry M. Leicester) The isolation of carotene. Offprint from Journal of the American Chemical Society 54 (1932). 716-720pp. Original printed wrappers. 236 x 160 mm. Together 4 items, plus cover addressed in Holmes’s hand to Evans with Evans’s pencil note "Isolation of crystalline Vitamin A" on the front. Very good to fine. First Editions, Offprint Issues of nos. (1) and (3). Holmes and Corbet were the first to isolate vitamin A in pure crystalline form. Their paper, "The isolation of crystalline vitamin A," was their first full-length description of their achievement, following a very brief announcement published in Science earlier in 1937 (see Garrison-Morton 1074). Holmes inscribed this copy to Herbert M. Evans, the co-discoverer of vitamin E (see Garrison-Morton 1070), after Evans had written to Holmes requesting a copy and other materials; this is explained in Holmes’s letter to Evans: "The compliment of your request in your Feb. letter deserved an instant reply but delay in finding a photo—and a rush of work—delayed me. "It was more than kind of you to call our isolation of crystalline vitamin A a "classic," especially after the boorish attitude of Karrer at Zurich. "And so I’m glad to send you, in separate packet, photo, reprint desired—and a few others that I hope may interest you." No. (3) is the photograph Holmes sent to Evans. "Karrer" refers to Paul Karrer (1889-1971), who was the first to establish the structure of beta-carotene (the chief precursor of vitamin A); Karrer received a share of the 1937 Nobel Prize in chemistry for his research on vitamins. No. (4), the paper by Holmes and Leicester, describes a laboratory method of isolating carotene "which would minimize the exposure of the materials to air at all times" (p. 717). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Comenius in England

      London - Humphrey Milford, 1932. London - Humphrey Milford, 1932 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. An account of the visit of Jan Amos Komensky (Comenius), the Czech philosopher and educationist, to London in 1641-1642 and its bearing on the origins of the Royal Society. First edition, with an ink inscription to title page and a letterfrom the author, Robert Fitzgibbon Young,to Herbert Fisher, the English historian and politician. Ex Libris Herbert Fisher. With illustrations throughout. Condition: In original paper wraps. Externally, sound with curling to edges of boards. Small closed tears to paper of spine. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Wladimir Majakowskij (russisch).

      Moskau, Gosudarstwennoe izdatelstwo izobrazitelnyh iskusstw, 1932.. Kl.-4°. Illustrationen von Wladimir Majakowski. Orig.-Broschur mit farb. Schutzumschlag.. Erstausgabe. - Neben den Abbildungen von Plakaten, Karikaturen, Buchillustrationen und Portraits des russischen avangardistischen Künstlers Wladimir Majakowskij (1893-1930)Gedichte des russischen Schriftstellers Wassili Katanian (1907-1980). Das Buch, die erste umfassende Monographie über Majakowskij. - Durchgehend gebräunt. Schutzumschlag fleckig, gebräunt und mit Einrissen. (Sprache: Russisch / Russian)

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