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        Brave New World

      A first edition, first printing published by Chatto and Windus in 1932. A very good book with one small name and date to the front pastedown. Some rubbing to the corners. In a dust wrapper which is unclipped and has benefitted from some restoration to the spine and edges and now presents very well indeed. Restoration is evident from the inside of the wrapper which is now in a Brodart protective removable wrapper.A rare first edition of this dystopian novel.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Plakat - 1. Zürcher Kant. Arbeiter- Turn- u. Sportfest. Dietikon 18. ev. 25 August.

      Zürich, Genossenschaftsdruckerei, 1932 - 94 x 64 cm, Zustand A. 1200 gr.

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Colorado River Controversies

      Dodd Mead & Company New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1932. First edition. Hardcover. 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.

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA ]
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        (Ab Jahrgang 2:) Internationale Literatur. (Hrsg.:) Zentralorgan der Internationalen Vereinigung revolutionaerer Schriftsteller. Jahrgang 1 - 2 (Jg 2 ohne Heft 2) nebst Sonderheft: Zweite Internationale Konferenz der revolutionären Schriftsteller. Zus. 10 (statt 11) Hefte in 9.

      Gr.-8° Mit Illustrationen im Text u. auf Tafeln, 1 Farbtafel. OKart. Erster u. zweiter Jahrgang der proletarischen Zeitschrift, die so bis 1945 in 15 Jahrgängen erschien. Chefredakteur war Bruno Jasiensky. Gestaltung von Nikolai Sedelnikow (Jg 1) u. Alexander Rodtschenko (Jg 2). Mit Beiträgen von Matsujama, Aragon, E. Arnoldi, Leopold Awerbach, Kisch, L. Owalow, Erich Weinert, Friedrich Wolff, Johannes R. Becher, Bela Illés, Ludwig Renn, Plechanow, Seki Sano, Giovanni Germanetto, Georg Lukacs u.a. - Umschläge leicht bestoßen, ein Heft mit schmalem Feuchtigkeitsrand im Kopfsteg, ein Heft mit durchgehenden Feuchtigkeitsspuren.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Eckert & Kaun GbR]
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        THE ORATORS. AN ENGLISH STUDY

      London: Faber & Faber, (1932). First Edition. Hardcover. This is a lovely example with light foxing to the endpapers, typical to this title, and bright boards with the gilt fully intact. The cream dustwrapper printed in blue, neatly price-clipped, has just the slightest of wear to the tips of the spine, which is mildly darkened, and a tiny chip at the bottom of the rear panel. Near Fine in a Near Fine dustwrapper. Scarce in this condition. Bloomfield A3: only 1000 copies printed. Auden's third book, though his first consisted of less than 50 copies.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        An Outline of Philosophy. [First UK Edition, Second Impression]. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR

      Allen & Unwin, [1932]. 8vo., Second Impression, on laid paper, previous owner's signature on front free endpaper; original blue buckram, gilt back, a very good, bright, clean copy. With 2pp publisher's catalogue at end. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER. . Catalogs: philosophy.

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        L'amour et la haine

      MEDICALES NORBERT MALOINE, 1932. in8 Broché

      [Bookseller: Livre Nomade]
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        Distinguer pour unir ou les degres du savoir

      Deslée, De Brouwer Cie, 1932. in8 Broché

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        Thoughts and Adventures.

      London: Thornton Butterworth, 1932 - Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in burgundy morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, rule to boards, signature block to front board, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. Illustrated with photographic frontispiece, several cartoons. First edition, first impression. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        DER KOMMENDE GIFT- UND BRANDKRIEG UND SIENE AUSWIRKUNGEN GEGENUBER DER ZIVILBEVOLKERUNG.

      - Leipzig, Ernst Oldenburg, 1932. e 278 pages. softcover sewed . Original softcover. Dustjacket missing. Head and tail spine with small tears in the corners. Title written at front and spine softcover. Namestamps at first 2 pages. Inside foxed. 6 - 9 Auflage. Very rare book. On black list in 1933 and most of the books were burned during the bookburnig actions in Germany. Mit 26 Abbildungen / with 26 plates. good condition

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Van Veen]
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        KING CHARLES II. Typescript of an Unpublished School Play.

      1932 - Typescript comprising two sections: first, three pages of carbon copy with Orwell's autograph pencil side-notes recording sound effects, the name 'Geoffrey' written twice in red crayon; second, twelve roneograph pages with some pencil markings probably in the hand of one of the boy actors [Geoffrey Stevens], 15 pages, folio and 4to, spindle holes, some slight wear and creasing, marginal fraying at outer leaves, final leaf torn and reinforced; together with an original photograph of Orwell and his school at this time, mounted and labelled.Provenance: Geoffrey Stevens; sold Sothebys, London Dec. 15th 1988; Private Collection. This short historical play, which is written partly in blank verse, was composed by the twenty-nine-year-old Eric Blair when he was headmaster at the Hawthorns High School for Boys in Hayes, Middlesex, a small private school having little more than a dozen pupils (as the accompanying photograph shows). It was performed as the school's Christmas play at St Mary's Church Hall in Hayes in 1932. This was in a period when Orwell had finished Down and Out in Paris and London (or Days in London and Paris, as it was originally titled) and was looking for a publisher. He was working on Burmese Days and had only sought the job at Hawthorns because he needed an income. Fed up with his job and his lack of disposable income, he then spent the best part of a term writing and rehearsing a school play for the boys to perform. With dramatic speeches, noisy altercations involving stocks and pikes, unlikely coincidences and some very theatrical dialogue, it is little wonder that Geoffrey Stevens, one of the boys who performed in the play, enjoyed the experience considerably more than Orwell himself, who referred to it in a letter to Eleanor Jacques on 19 October as 'a mucky play the boys are to act later'. By 18 November he could record: 'I have had to write & produce a play- am now in the throes of rehearsing it- & what is worst of all, have had to make most of the suits of armour etc. for the boys to act it. For the last few weeks I have been suffering untold agonies with glue & brown paper etc.' (Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters, 1968, I, 102-105). Geoffrey Stevens, whose copy this is, remembers the undertaking more fondly: 'The performance lasted only half an hour, but we spent hours in preparation, finding props, constructing the scenery etc., all of which he [Orwell] supervised closely. It was ambitious. He arranged for plywood doors on either side to have saw cuts made in them so that Cromwell's men could break them open with their pikes. It worked perfectly and made a great crashing noise coming down.' (Orwell, The Authorised Biography, Michael Shelden, 1991, p172.)Orwell was seldom pleased with his work and destroyed the majority of his manuscripts. King Charles II, while it lacks some of the literary merits of his published work, has pastiche, humour and a political message. Aside from Nineteen Eighty-Four, less than half of which survives, this would appear to be the only Orwell typescript in existence. It remains unpublished, and this is the sole known copy. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

      [Bookseller: LUCIUS BOOKS (ABA, ILAB, PBFA)]
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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 .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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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]

      [Bookseller: BIANCOLIBRARY]
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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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        FAIRY TALES BY HANS ANDERSEN

      - (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]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        Fairy Tales.

      London: George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd. 1932 - Quarto. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in crimson morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, roll to turn-ins, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Small tear to one of the captioned sheets otherwise an excellent copy in a fine binding. With 12 illustrations in colour, and many others in black and white throughout the text. Limited edition of 525 numbered copies signed by Rackham. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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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

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        Words for Music Perhaps and Other Poems

      Dublin: The Cuala Press, 1932 - A beautiful copy of this important Yeats compilation, with some of his greatest mature work: ("Byzantium". "Coole Park", "Coole Park and Ballylee", the Crazy Jane series, etc A particularly touching and important association copy. William Maxwell, novelist and fiction editor for THE NEW YORKER for 40 years, took the title and epigraph for his 1937 novel, THEY CAME LIKE SWALLOWS, from Yeats' "Coole Park, 1929": "They came like swallows and like swallows went, "And yet a woman's powerful character "Could keep a Swallow to its first intent ." First edition, one of 450 copies printed. 8vo. xvi, 48 pp. "Sword of light" device by AE on p. iii. Blue paper boards, linen spine, with printed paper label. Mint copy. With the John Farleigh wood-engraved bookplate of WILLIAM MAXWELL. In blue cloth clamshell box. Wade 168 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        PORTRAITS OF WASHINGTON

      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]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        Confessions of An English Opium Eater

      World Publishing Company 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.

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA ]
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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.

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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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        Tobacco Road (inscribed copy)

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1932 - First edition, first printing, of this novel, the story of the desintegration of a Georgia family during the Great Depression, basis for the Broadway play and for the 1941 film directed by John Ford starring Charley Grapewin as Jeeter, octavo, 241 pages, briefly inscribed and signed by the author on the half-title page "To Rick Harwell / Erskine Caldwell", Richard B. Harwell was a nationally recognized librarian, bibliographer and historian, founder of The Richard B. Harwell Book Award "for the best book on a Civil War subject published in the preceding year", with his bookplate on the front pastedown page, fine copy in close to fine dust jacket, with a 1cm closed tear at top of front panel, in a matching custom-made clamshell card box. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: alain marchet]
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        DWELLERS IN THE MIRAGE

      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.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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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.

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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. .

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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.

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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]

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