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        Six Novels by Thomas Gwynn Jones

      37 - Wrecsam [Wrexham] - Hughes a'i Fab, 1932 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Six attractively bound novels from Welsh author Thomas Gwynn Jones. Containing Dyddgwaith (1937), Beirniadaeth a Myfyrdod (1935), Cymeriadau (1933), Manion (1932) , Astudiaethau (1936) and Caniadau (1934). Professor Thomas Gwynn Jones (10 October 1871 7 March 1949), more widely known as T. Gwynn Jones, was a leading Welsh poet, scholar, literary critic, novelist, translator, and journalist who did important work in Welsh literature, Welsh education, and the study of Welsh folk tales in the first half of the twentieth century. He was also an accomplished translator into Welsh of works from English, German, Greek, and Irish. With seven plates to Cymeriadau. Bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe (binder's stamp to front pastedown). In Welsh. Complete in six volumes. Condition: Ingreen morocco bindings with gilt detailing. Externally very smart. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean, with just some light marginal browning. Overall: NEAR FINE..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        THE BOOK-BAG

      1932. [1 of 725 signed copies] Florence: G. Orioli, 1932. Original light blue boards with cream cloth spine, with dust jacket. First Separate Edition, issued as No. 9 in Orioli's "Lungarno Series," limited to 725 numbered copies signed by Maugham (this copy un-numbered). ~This tale has a strange history. Maugham had submitted it to Cosmopolitan years earlier, but its editor Ray Long rejected it because he feared readers would be offended by the subject matter (incest between British adult brother and sister in Malaya; the ending is vaguely reminiscent of Conrad's "Oh the horror!" in "Heart of Darkness"). In 1932, Long decided to publish an anthology of the twenty best stories he had published in Cosmopolitan, and decided (with Maugham's acquiescence) to include "The Book-Bag." Three months after Long's anthology, Orioli's Florence edition came out. (Toole Stott points out that ultimately, Ray Long indirectly lost his life due to Maugham: after reading The Moon and Sixpence Long decided that he too would become an artist in the South Pacific, left his career (in his fifties) to do just that, and subsequently committed suicide there when he realized he had no talent.)~This is a fine copy, unusually clean, with the leaves still unopened; the dust jacket is just about fine as well (one third-inch closed tear). Toole Stott A43b.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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        THE MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE And Other Tales of Horror

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap. N.D.. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust jacket. First Edition of the photoplay edition. No date, circa 1932. Ilustrated with scenes from the Universal film, which starred, inevitably, Bela Lugosi. This is the best example of this volume we have ever seen. No owner names or markings. A very clean tight copy. Rare. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 315 pages .

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        Oxford's College Gardens

      Herbert Jenkins Ltd., London 1932 - For extra pictures of the more valuable books, please press the 'Ask Bookseller A Question' button. Packed weight = 01.25 kg. Scarce first edition. 24 colour plates in lovely bright condition. Bright clean pastedowns. No inscriptions. Slight foxing on endpapers and ocassional foxing internally. Fold to bottom of page 65 but with no loss. Blind stamped front board. Spine with very bright gold lettering. Sound binding. Blue cloth light in colour. Other copies appear to be a darker richer blue. Cloth a bit bubbly but no splits or tears. This is the only reason this book is not in our very good category. 193 pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Autobiography

      London: Longmans, Green & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1932. Stated First Edition. First Edition. Hard Cover. Pubisher's full black cloth with embossed gilt design with a small red square on the front cover, gilt lettering on spine, topstain red. Illustrated with 20 pages of b&w photographs. . Head and heel of spine have light rubbing, gilt lettering on spine is faded, a few very small droplet marks on top edge and rear cover, former owner's gift inscription, in pencil, on front endpaper, else pristine, unmarked, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD. . B&W Photographs. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 371, (20) pp .

      [Bookseller: Round Table Books]
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        Laughter in hell

      Albert & Charles Boni, 1932. First Edition, 1st Printing. Hardback.. Very good condition./Chipped dust jacket in mylar cover.. Jacket has chipping at spine ends and corners and a few closed tears. Price clipped. Spine leans a bit.

      [Bookseller: Harvest Book Co]
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        Inscribed portrait photograph

      New York: Lumiere,, c. 1932. Photographic print (173 × 223 mm). Mounted, glazed, and framed. Excellent condition. Photographic portrait of violinist Yehudi Menuhin aged about 15, inscribed, "April 1932. With best greetings to William E. Chamberlain, Yehudi Menuhin". Menuhin, widely considered the greatest violinist of the 20th century, was born in New York in 1916 and fell in love with the sound of the violin when he was taken to a concerts as a toddler. He started lessons at age five, and in 1923 began studying with Louis Persinger, the leader of the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra. Menuhin had his first full-length recital before the age of nine and by the time this photo was taken he was already becoming famous: he had studied and performed internationally with the best musicians in the world, and had been given a $60,000 Stradivarius by Henry Goldman. An evocative portrait of a serious young man on the cusp of greatness.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      - (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. FAIRY TALES BY HANS ANDERSEN. London: Harrap (1932). 4to (8 1/2 x 10 1/2"), publisher's special full green morocco with triple gilt fillet border and pictorial gold design on front cover after Rackham. Spine slightly toned else Fine. ONE OF ONLY 25 COPIES OF A TOTAL LIMITED EDITION OF 525 COPIES (OF WHICH 500 WERE FOR SALE). THIS MARKED PRESENTATION IN RACKHAM'S HAND AND SIGNED BY RACKHAM. Illustrated with 12 beautiful color plates, pictorial endpapers and 59 wonderful black and whites. This copy has an ORIGINAL DRAWING BY RACKHAM, SIGNED AND DATED BY HIM ON AN INTEGRAL BLANK. TITLED "THE UGLY DUCKLING" (in Rackham's hand) this is a charming drawing of Mother and Father Duck with 3 baby ducklings between them - the Ugly duckling stands alone. This is an exceptional copy of a truly special book. Rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        'Brave New World' First UK Edition 1932

      A first edition, first printing published by Chatto and Windus in 1932. A near fine book without inscriptions or foxing. A little rubbing to corners, but a lovely copy of this book. In a wrapper which has benefitted from some professional restoration to the tail of the spine and to extremities and now shows as a very good example indeed. A rare and iconic novel in the original dust wrapper.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        The Purple Prince of Oz

      THE REILLY & LEE CO., CHICAGO 1932 - 1932, 1st edition;beautiful prestine condition; rubbed top/bottom spine; colored illustrated; b/w illustrations on fep; printed : The book belongs to: signed by owner; yellow edge pages; cracked back hinge; 6 colored plates; b/w plates hand colored pages; pictorial covers; tight binding. DATE PUBLISHED: 1932 EDITION: First edition 281 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Typed Document Signed, carbon copy, 4to, n.p., March 25, 1929

      New York State Governor Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed this document addressed to the New York State Assembly indicating that he is "returning herewith, without my approval Assembly Bill Introductory Number 1260...entitled 'an Act to amend the town law with respect to the establishment and enlargement of water districts in towns situated in Westchester county....NOT APPROVED," is typed above the explanation. "The present town law permits water districts to be created only upon petition of property owners...without any adequate explanation...this bill proposed to permit the extension of water districts and the increase of their indebtedness without...petition...The bill is badly drawn and shows an entire lack of any interest in protecting the tax payers...." The future president signs, "Franklin D. Roosevelt." Six months after Roosevelt signed this document, the New York Stock Market crashed. FDR established a relief system in the state of New York that would serve as a prototype for the federal programs he would establish upon his election as US President in 1932.

      [Bookseller: David Schulson Autographs]
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        Death in the Afternoon 1st Edition

      CHARLES SCRIBNERS SONS, 1932-01-01. First. Hardcover. Near Fine. Fine black cloth covered boards with gilt Hemingway signature on cover and gilt lettering and design along spine; slight rubbing in one corner. First Edition - First Printing (Scribner's "A" and colophon on copyright page and 1932 date on title page). Frontis: The Bullfighter by Juan Gris. As new, Dust Jacket not original issue; mylar protected. A piece of what looks like the original front of the DJ included. Binding tight and square; contents clean and unmarked with age appropriate toning. 515 pp. Additional photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Imperial Books and Collectibles]
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        Die Echten Ausgaben von Goethes Faust

      Munich: Bremer Presse 1932 [Munich: Bremer Presse, 1932]. (BREMER PRESSE) First edition, no. 61 of 85 copies, signed by Martin Bodmer on the colophon. Folio. With 9 full-page facsimiles in text. [2], 34, [2] pp. Original linen backed blue boards, paper spine label. Fine, in split box . Scarce trial specimen in preparation for a proposed edition of Goethe

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      1932. Eisen, Gustavus. PORTRAITS OF WASHINGTON. NY: Robert Hamilton & Associates, 1932. #245/300 copies signed by the author. 3 volumes. xxxii, 1023pp., index. Pages partially uncut. 256 illustrations, photographs from Washington portraits, 15 photogravures with tissue guards, 2 color plates with tissue guards, numerous drawings within the text. Folded broadside with tipped-on reproduction of a portrait of the author by Wilford S. Conrow and an appreciation by Professor A.T. Olmstead inserted in volume 1 after the signature page. 4to. Forest green leather over beige cloth stamped in gold, spine elaborated decorated in gilt, aeg. As new, probably never read 3 volume leatherbound hardcover set in publisher's slipcase with only minor rubbing and wear

      [Bookseller: Columbia Books, Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Indifferent Ones

      E. P. Dutton and Co. New York (1932) - First Edition stated. Translated from the Italian by Aida Mastrangelo. Moravia's very scarce first novel. "The story of the moral disintegration of an Italian family. The mordant bitterness, cleverness and wit, and psychological penetration of this first novel by a young Italian author will remind American readers of Aldous Huxley and Richard Aldington." Near Fine, ownership signature markered out at front endpaper, in Very Good plus attractive dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hindoo Holiday: An Indian Journal

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1932. Fine in near fine jacket, a tad soiled, and lightly darkened at the spine. Wonderful example of this rare jacket.. First Edition. Octavo. British writer and literary editor Joe Randolph Ackerley's second published book. A comic satire of Indian aristocracy, narrated by the private secretary of the fictitious Court of the Maharajah of Chhokrapur and based on Ackerley's own experiences in Chhatarpur.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        The Way of the Lancer [together with] Lances Down. Between the Fires in Moscow

      London: Cassell and Company Limited, [and] Grayson & Grayson,, 1932 & 1933. 2 volumes, octavo. Original red cloth, Titles to spine of volume I gilt, titles to spine and upper board of volume II in black. With the dust jackets. Volume I with spine titles a little dulled and spine panel of jacket slightly faded. Bookseller's ink stamp to front flap of volume II. A stunning set. First editions, first impressions, volume II is a second issue in a remainder binding with a new price ink stamp to the front flap of the jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The King of the Golden River

      London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.,, 1932. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Octavo. Original full limp vellum, titles and decoration to front cover gilt, top edge gilt. 4 colour plates and black white illustrations throughout. Book plate partially removed from front pastedown, else a very good copy. Limited Edition of 570 copies of which 550 are for sale signed by Rackham, this being copy 285.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      New York: Liveright, [1932].. Gilt cloth. Very slight dulling to the spine gilding, bookplate on pastedown, otherwise a very good or better copy in faintly darkened pictorial dust jacket with very shallow loss along the crown of the spine (ca. 4mm at its deepest). First edition of one of the chief exemplars of Lost Race Fiction of its decade, regarded by many as Merritt's most important work. BLEILER, p.138.

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        DEVIL'S TOR

      1st printing, Apr. 1932. Black cloth lettered in gold on spine; 487pp. Mild spotting of cloth; dealers marks in pencil on endpages; a little edgewear. Scarce. First Edition Hard Cover Very Good

      [Bookseller: Books from the Crypt]
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        King Kong.

      New York, Grosset & Dunlap, 1932 - Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full green morocco, titles to spine and upper board in black, original pictorial endpapers bound, all edges gilt. Slight browning to page edges, an excellent copy beautifully bound. First Edition in book form. The novelisation was serialised in Mystery Magazine the same year and published in book form slightly before the film was released. Lovelace was a former newspaper reporter, author of several books, including biographies of football coach Knute Rockne and Dwight D. Eisenhower. The original concept was Merian C. Cooper's, and Edgar Wallace had worked on the story. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Black Mischief.

      London: Chapman and Hall, Ltd., 1932 - Octavo. Original purple cloth, titles to spine and roundel to upper board gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Spine faded, cloth a little rubbed, some wear to the head of the spine and the lower joint starting, margins of contents faintly toned. A very good copy. Frontispiece and 8 plates by the author. First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 250 numbered large-paper copies with extra illustrations by Waugh not included in the trade edition, and signed by him on the limitation leaf. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Las Mil y Una Noches

      Salvat, Barcelona 1932 - Guardas ilustradas ,1 hoj. con grab., portada con letras dibujadas simulando caracteres árabes dentro de orlas doradas, 1 hoj. con grab., XVIII p. ilustr., 282 p., 32 láms. en color. Buen papel. Tela editorial, plano muy decorado con letras arabizantes, medallón con retrato dentro de un recuadro en oro y a todo color, lomo decorado Colección Perla, dirigida por Josep Pijoan, autor del prefacio, ilustrada por Segrelles con bellos grabados en el texto y láminas a todo color. Contiene cinco de los relatos narrados por Scheherazada: Aladino, Alí Babá, Sindbad, El Príncipe Diamante y Farizada [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LAS MIL Y UNA NOCHES . ilustraciones de José Segrelles .

      Editorial : SALVAT 1932 - Barcelona 1932 . Prefacio de José Pijoan . Contiene: Aladino y la Lámpara Mágica , Alí Babá y los cuarenta ladrones , Sindbad el Marino , El Príncipe Diamante y Farizada la de sonrisa de rosa . Encuad : Tela editorial con estampación dorada en lomo y planos , Portada con letras dibujadas simulando caracteres árabes dentro de orlas doradas, Guardas decoradas . 23,5 x 29,5cms. XVIII+282pag. 32 ilustraciones . Tema : Cuentos orientales . Libro ligeramente fatigado, pequeños roces en lomera superior e inferior .

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        Map of Chicago for the Year 1933, Portraying some of its History and indicating the approximate location of Points of Historical Interest: also a few of the Present Day Institutions and Civic Improvements

      Chicago.: T.N.T. Co.. Copyright 1932,. Color pictographic / pictorial map, approximately 16 x 21 1/4 inches on sheet size 17 x 22 1/4 inches, professionally mounted on linen. 1 1/2 inch edge tear to mid right, a couple of 1/2 inche edge tears soft creases (all now minimised by linen backing); very good, clean condition. Attractive bird's view of Chicago, Illinois, by Ralph Fletcher Seymour. Bordered by vignette illustrations showing key buildings and events in Chicago's history. Lower margin features a "Key to A Few of the Buildings of the Centruy of Progress". .

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        Greek Memories [Uncorrected Proof Copy]

      Cassell|~| London: Cassell. [1932]. 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. . First Edition. Softcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Political Status of Mongolia

      Shanghai.: Mercury Press.. 1932.. Full page colour map, 144pp, bibliography, list of periodicals, list of treaties and documents, some minor wear and light soiling covers. Inscribed by the author front free endpaper. An analysis of the inter-relationships between Russia, China and Japan in regard to Mongolia, together with an account of Mongolian history in during the early 20th century in particular. Scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom]
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        La serie dei terreni.

      Subject: (Spedizione De Filippi al Caracorum). Bologna, Zanichelli, 1932, due volumi in-4 mezza tela, pp. 1099 con fig. n.t. + 39 tav. f.t. e una grande cartina a col. rip. in fine (Spedizione Italiana De Filippi nell'Himalaia, Caracorum e Turchestan cinese (1913-1914). Serie II. Vol. II. Alla copertina del 1 volume dedica autografa firmata dell'A. al Prof. Arnold H. Heim e timbro della "Bibliotek Geolog. Institut der Eidg. Techn. Hochschule". Nel 2 vol. la tav. VIII ? parzialmente staccata (ma completa) con piccole abrasioni mentre le tav. IX, XXi, XXII, XXV, XXIX, XXXV, XXXVII, XXXVIII e XXXIX hanno abrasioni pi? o meno vistose.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        Family History.

      London: The Hogarth Press, 1932 - Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine somewhat faded with a mild crease, ends and corners slightly rubbed, cloth very trivially marked, mild toning to some leaves; a sound copy in very good condition, with the faded jacket slightly creased and rubbed. First edition, first impression. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        King Kong. Photoplay Edition

      Grosset & Dunlap, 1932-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1932. Original Photoplay Edition, first thus novelization based on the film script by Edgar Wallace and Merian Cooper with pictorial end sheets illustrated with stills from the motion picture. Original green cloth binding with brown stamping. In Good overall condition, lacking the dust jacket. Pages show signs of use and age, including some smudges, reading creases and occasional spotting. Name of previous owner to front pictorial end paper, and again on half title page. Front hinge splitting. Boards show wear and soiling. Crease to bottom corner of front board, sunning to spine, discoloration and stray marks to rear board. Edges and corners worn. Spine shows internal reading creases, and wear, especially at ends.

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        Law Triumphant Containing the Opening of the Book of the Law [Proof Copy] Exceedingly Scarce, full blue leather, Ltd. Signed

      Privately Printed by Violet Oakely Philadelphia: Privately Printed by Violet Oakely, 1932. Advance Proof Copy. Bound (i.e. not folding boards as in trade edition) in full aquamarine blue crushed leather with blindstamped designs and bold gilt lettering and vignettes on cover. Glossy gold endsheets. The scarce Advance Proof Issue, Signed by Violet Oakley and printed in pencil, "proof copy," just below her signature. A further presentation inscription by Oakley appears below this in calligraphy, "presented/ to/ Austin Brown/ by/ the Author." Contains all of the printed text and the 71 full color and tinted colotype plates as the trade edition, but all bound-in (as issued), versus free in folders. Also, as issued, the proof copy does not contain the colophon giving credits for printing, binding, etc. Edges untrimmed. Bound by Alfred Smith Company, Phiadelphia. Cover shows some minor edgewear, else a thoroughly pristine copy internally. Proof copies for this book are exceedingly scarce.

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        Contes et nouvelles de la reine de Navarre (4 volumes)

      Javal et Bourdeaux 1932 - 4 volumes grand in-8 (20x26.5 cm), reliures pleine peau de l'éditeur estampées à froid, couvertures conservées, les ornements typographiques, bandeaux, lettrines, culs-de-lampe et vignettes ont été gravées sur bois par Robert Dill, préface de Maurice Donnay, texte établi par Henri Clouzot, cet ouvrage contient 64 compositions pleine page en couleurs de Hérouard, reproduites en fac-similé d'originaux par Daniel Jacomet et Cie, un des 1000 exemplaires numérotés sur Vélin du Marais (n°1395) ; coiffes, dos et coins légèrement frottés (surtout sur le volume IV), intérieur très frais, bel exemplaire. Hérouard [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Photographic portrait

      Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles: Aaron Tycko, [1932]. Original photograph (185 × 238 mm), signed by the photographer on the print. Silver gelatin print on linen-textured paper. Mounted. Photographer's stamps to mount. Excellent condition. Original photographic print of Einstein taken during his visit to California in December 1932 and the early months of 1933. Inscribed by Einstein on the mount, "Der getreuen Helferin Harriet Hamilton zum Andenken [To my faithful helper Harriet Hamilton as a souvenir]", and also signed by the photographer in the lower right corner of the print. According to the Albert Einstein Archives at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the recipient, Harriet F. Hamilton, was a German-speaking secretary who lived in Pasadena and may have worked at CalTech. During Einstein's visit to CalTech in the early months of 1933 she typed some letters for the physicist and his wife, and the Einstein Archive holds one letter on which her signature appears. This photograph was one of several taken by Aaron Tycko, who had a studio in the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, but may have photographed Einstein at CalTech.

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        Medieval embroideries and textiles in Sweden

      Uppsala and Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksells boktryckeri. Very Good-; 12.5 x 17 two volume Hardback in slipcase in Very Good . condition. 1932. Illustrated by 220 plates; Published 1928-29 as: Medeltida vävnader ock broderier I Sverige. Swedish text revised and shortened by Lindblom for English translation. Chapter II on double-weavings by Vivi Sylwan. In-text illustrations in volume 1 are line-blocks and gravures, with 4 mounted color relief half-tones; plates in v. 2 are collotypes and mounted color relief half-tones. From an edition of 100 numbered copies with 7 unnumbered, not for sale. Bound in buckram, leather spine labels in gilt. Slipcase. With cancelled bookplates of Royal Society of Arts Library. Volume I (text) is missing the front free end paper.; 23; 55 pp.; [7] pp. .

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        Decimo Annuale Milizia Ferroviaria

      Subject: (Fascismo). Roma, 1932, folio, stupenda cop. ill. a col. pp. 48 complet. ill. e con una tav. futurista a col. f.t. (di Pippi Starace)

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        La esplorazione dello Uabi-Uebi Scebeli dalle sue sorgenti nella Etiopia meridionale alla Somalia Italiana (1928-29).

      Subject: (Viaggi - Africa - Esplorazioni). Milano, Mondadori, 1932, 8vo legatura originale tutta tela blu con titoli e immagine in oro al piatto anteriore, pp. XXVII-515 con tavole f.t. Completo delle tre carte in fine, stampate su due fogli, in busta a parte. Edizione di 1500 copie : n 1227

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        Confessions of An English Opium Eater

      Cleveland, OH: World Publishing Company, 1932. Hardcover. Laurence Chaves. 228pp. Octavo [21 cm] 1/2 blue cloth over tan boards. Very good/Very good. Jacket lightly rubbed at extremities and nicked at corners. Backstrip is rubbed and cloth is rubbed at corners. An illustrated edition with artwork by Laurence Chaves and a surrealistic Dali-esque dust jacket by Corydon Bell.& & This book is a childhood volume belonging the late author, Edward Abbey. He has signed the book in a large childish block lettering "Edward Abbey/Home, Pa." Although undated, judging from the 1932 publication date of the book, and the young author's handwriting, it is likely he was perhaps 10-12 years old at the time. It is highly unlikely as precocious as he was, that the author, born in 1927, was reading DeQuincy at age five. But the volume is clearly indicative of a young inquiring mind and speaks volumes about the author's interests and intellect. This is the first book from Abbey's early childhood that we have ever handled.

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      Manuscrits - RO20068138: 3 chemises, contenant de très nombreux documents sur Kathleen Coyle, exclusifs et uniques: plus d'une cinquantaine de lettres personnelles, dactylographiées et manuscrites, signées de l'écrivain, adressées à une amie, A.Morice-Kerné, (qui traduisait ses ouvrages en français) et datées entre 1932 et 1937, dont certaines avec affranchissement, la plupart en anglais. + feuillets de "Le coq Blano", en français + Deux ouvrages de Kathleen Coyle: "Morning comes early", broché de 1934, édité chez The Albatross, avec jaquette . "There is a door", relié de 1931, chez Edward W.Titus, édition originale, dédicacé par Coyle . "A flock of birds", édition originale Tauchnitz de mai 1930, "Immortal ease", édition de 1939 chez Victor Gollancz, Une photo, probablement de la famille Coyle, en noir et blanc, datée de 1886 + divers documents: photocopies de coupures de journaux, photos, articles, cartes postales de l'Ile aux moines (d'où Coyle avait écrit son roman "Comme un vol d'oiseau'". Documents exclusifs ! Rassemblés par Yves Morice, qui avait réalisé une thèse sur Kathleen Coyle, grâce notamment aux documents de A.Morice-kerné, traductrice de l'écrivain. In-4 En feuillets. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 91-Manuscrits. La librairie Le-livre offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 1499 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Lodovico Belgiojoso architetto 1909-2004. La ricerca di un'Italia «altra»

      Skira 2013 Il volume raccoglie i contributi di docenti e studiosi intervenuti al convegno dedicato al centenario della nascita di Lodovico Barbiano di Belgiojoso con lo scopo di rileggere l'apporto personale dell'architetto in seno alla produzione complessiva dello Studio BBPR fondato a Milano nel 1932, le cui realizzazioni hanno inciso profondamente sulla produzione architettonica italiana distinguendosi per una continua ricerca nei principi della tradizione e dell'innovazione, nel rispetto del passato e in un rinnovato entusiasmo per il futuro. Per quanto la figura di ogni membro del Gruppo BBPR non possa essere disgiunta dal lavoro e dai risultati dello Studio, il volume intende mettere in rilievo il personale impegno civile e politico di Belgiojoso "volto alla ricerca di un Italia 'altra' dove l'esistenza si scontra con le dubbie verità del Paese tradizionalista e lassista"; il coinvolgimento negli anni della Resistenza, a cuiseguirà la deportazione in Germania documentata in una toccante raccolta di scritti e disegni; il contributo nell'ambito dell'attività professionale contrassegnato da un instancabile interesse per un'architettura come costruzione e la continua elaborazione culturale operata attraverso un reciproco confronto tra i membri del Gruppo, contribuendo nella trasformazione dello Studio in un "laboratorio culturale di grande attualità". Brossura, volume in Italiano.

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        Black Mischief.

      London: Chapman & Hall Ltd., 1932 - Large octavo. Original purple cloth, device to upper board and titles to spine gilt, top edge gilt others untrimmed. With the dust jacket. A stunning copy in the dust jacket. Illustrated by the author. First edition, first impreesion, large paper issue. One of just 250 numbered copies with extra illustrations by Waugh and signed by him. The best copy we have handled.

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        The History of the Russian Revolution

      London: Victor Gollancz,, 1932. The Overthrow of Czarism; The Attempted Counter-Revolution; The Triumph of the Soviets. Translated from the Russian by Max Eastman. 3 volumes, large octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spines gilt. With the dust jackets. Lower corners of volume II bumped, a little faint spotting to edges of text blocks, partial toning to endpapers. An excellent, fresh set in the dust jackets that are toned along the spines and edges. First English language editions, first impressions, originally published in Russian in 1930. A beautiful set, rare in the dust jackets, especially in such excellent condition.

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        Pictorial California and the Pacific

      Eugene Swarzwald Los Angeles: Eugene Swarzwald, 1931-1932. Hardcover. g. Folio. 20 issues: January-December 1931, January-July, October -November 1932. Approximately 30 pages per issue. Profusely illustrated with sepia-tone photographs. Beautiful pictorial magazines of California and other areas of the Pacific (Oregon, Mexico, etc.), edited and pubished by Vivian Swarzwald. Features include deserts, mountains, sea, wildlife, parks, museums, major cities, missions, homes, railroads, etc. from the early 1930's. Some issues include Australia, Asia and other foreign lands. Ads for hotels at rear. The October 1932 issue features the Olympics of that year. The binding is worn with the leather rubbed or worn off at the edges with some splitting and fraying at tops and bottoms of spine. Some issues show slight wear and tiny tears, mostly to the first and last couple of pages at the bound edges near the hole punches. The magazine is housed in a brown leather binder with decorative stamping and gilt title on cover.Overall good to very good condition

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      1932 - Obra completa. 9 tomos, 700 páginas de media por tomo, editados correlativamente entre 1932 y 1965. Muy dificil de reunir completa.Los 5 tomos de la primera serie encuadernados en piel valenciana, los 4 de la segunda serie en holandesa época .Todos los libros editados en esa época con sus precios, descrita por autores .Obra fundamental para consulta [Attributes: First Edition]

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