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        Le Spleen de Paris. Pointes-sèches originales de J. Boussingault

      Paris: Jeanne Walter, 1932. Livre. Très bon. broché. Edition illustrée. In-4. Paris, Jeanne Walter, 1932. 29,5 x 23,5 cm, in-4, II (I) - 184 (1) pp., 35 pointes sèches en noir de J.-L. Boussingault dans le texte dont une pour la page de titre, broché sous couverture blanche rempliée et imprimée, chemise et étui de l'éditeur. Tirage unique à 55 exemplaires, tous sur hollande Van Gelder (n° 15). Carteret, qui qualifie cette publication de belle, très rare et cotée, signale que "par suite de la guerre, la plus grande partie de l'édition [déjà fort limitée] aurait été détruite". Très bel exemplaire. (MONOD, 1169 ; CARTERET, IV, 66).

      [Bookseller: Des livres autour (Julien Mannoni)]
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        Münster. "Das Schloss zu Münster." Ansicht von Südwesten. Guckkastenblatt. Kupferstich mit zeitgenössischem Kolorit von B. F. Leizel nach C. L. Reinhold, Augsburg um 1780

      31.8x42 cm. - Geisberg 1932 Nr. 130 und S. 350 P. Unten rechts schwacher Wasserrand, am linken Rand etwas angeschmutzt. Dekoratives Blatt in schönen Farben.

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        Münster. "Das Residenz Schloss des Kurfürsten von Köllen als Fürst-Bischoffs zu Münster ausserhalb der Stadt Münster." Ansicht des Schlosses von Osten. Guckkastenblatt. Kupferstich mit Handkolorit von B. F. Leizel nach Rousseaux, Augsburg um 1780

      30x40.8 cm. - Vgl. Geisberg 1932 Nr. 128 und S. 347 O. Dekorative Ansicht der Schlossanlage mit hübscher Personenstaffage. Kleiner brauner Fleck im Himmel, im Papierrand wenig braunfleckig.

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        47 Notenhefte der Reihe "Triangulio Orchestra". Dazu: 20 Hefte der Reihe "Ars Orchestra", 3 Hefte der Reihe "Typica Orchestra". Zusammen 70 Hefte.

      Sao Paolo, Irmaos Vitale, ca. 1928-1932. - Alle für kleines Salon-Orchester (Piano und 8 Instrumente). Je 23,5 x 16,5 cm, die Notenblätter der einzelnen Stimmen lose in Original-Umschlag. Meist mit Besitzstempel auf Vorderdeckel, etwas fleckig und gebraucht. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Mertens & Pomplun]
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        Kongen. Historien om storelgen.

      Oslo 1932. 8vo. 146 s. Orig. kartonert innbd.. Innlimt håndskrevet hilsen fra Knut Hamsun

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        Black Mischief

      London: Chapman and Hall Ltd.,, 1932. Octavo. Original red and black marbled cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Lightly rubbed, spine a little faded, spotting to edges of text block and scattered through contents. A very good copy in the rubbed, spotted, and nicked jacket. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        BLACK MISCHIEF.

      Chapman and Hall Ltd. London. 1932 - FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Map frontis. A bright, clean copy. Finely bound in recent full red morocco, spine with five raised bands, gilt. Compartments with gilt lettering and decorative centre pieces. Single ruled gilt ruled border to boards. Top edge gilt. A fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster-ABA.]
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        Black Mischief

      Chapman & Hall London 1932 . First Edition. Hardback. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first impression. Bookplate to pastedown, original patterned cloth, slightly cocked. DJ spine lightly browned and a little stained, very minor rubbing to top edge, overall very good indeed. Super collector's copy. Scarce in this condition.

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        The Common Reader Second Series

      London: The Hogarth Press, 1932. 270 pages; no other printing indicated on copyright page; collection of essays, some of which are first published here and others which had appeared in newspapers & other periodicals; Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) English novelist & essayist, an important modernist literary figure of the twentieth century; green cloth binding, gilt spine titles; a little soiling & dustiness, edge, tips wear to cloth; foxing to first leaves; in very good condition. On the front endpaper is the inscription, "For Uncle Trevor Xmas 1932 from Mervyn" we have corresponded with Sebastian Peake and in turn with his brother on the attribution of this inscription to his father, the noted late author Mervyn Peake of Gormenghast Trilogy fame (Mervyn Laurence Peake (1911-1968) English modernist writer, artist, poet and illustrator)-the gist of our exchange has been that this may very well be Mr. Peake's inscription, the handwriting is very similar and that there were many relations of the old family and it is also significant that Mervyn Peake and his wife owned other Virginia Woolf titles. We gratefully acknowledge with thanks the help of the Peake family on researching this interesting (and unusual) inscription, written when Peake would have been about 21 years of age and are happy to provide copies of this correspondence to prospective owners of the book.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Certain Books, ABAA]
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        TOO TRUE TO BE GOOD: A COLLECTION OF STAGE SERMONS BY A FELLOW OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LITERATURE

      n.p.: Privately Printed, 1932. First Edition. wraps. Good copy of a scarce piece with manuscript corrections by Shaw. Printed wraps. Laurence AA16d. This is one of five different states of the "ROUGH PROOF-UNPUBLISHED" of this play typically used as rehearsal or prompt copies. This particular state includes the coda written at Malvern, where the play premiered on 8 July 1932, for its star Cedric Hardwicke on the birth of his first son on 7 August 1932. According to Laurence, "No rehearsal copies of this proof state were printed. Only five copies are noted." It is not known if this is one of those five or an unrecorded copy. This copy contains numerous alterations and additions in both pencil and blue pencil to the dialogue as well as added prompts and drawn stage diagrams. There are also five clear instances of changes and/or additions made by Shaw himself in his hand including a piece of paper glued in at the margin of page 31. All of Shaw's changes are in the final printed copy of the play, though two are slightly different from what he has written. It is unclear as to whose copy this was, though if not Shaw's himself certainly that of the director or a performer. Though there is no evidence of ownership, this copy came from the collection of Harold Ackert. Spine quite frayed with the front cover detached about halfway down.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Mossyface: A Romance of the Air [2]

      Published by Mellifont Press Ltd., 1 Furnival Street, London First Thus Edition 1932 [First Edition 1922]. London 1932. Publisher's original colour illustrated front cover, blue lettering to the spine and lower panel. 8vo 7'' x 5¼'' 160 printed pages of text. Professional restoration to the fore edge corners of the front cover, cheap paper browning, wrinkling of the paper to the spine, pencil name to the front cover. William Earle Johns, better known as Captain W. E. Johns the creator of Biggles, probably wrote this romantic flying adventure during a short period of unemployment after discharge from the R.A.F. in 1919. Mossyface was first published as a paperback in September 1922 by John Leng in their Weekly Telegraph Novel series [No. 121], a cheaply produced publication of which few survive. This, combined with Johns use of the pseudonym William Earle, which early collectors of his works failed to recognise, makes Mossyface a very rare item. Member of the P.B.F.A.

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA]
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        Night Flight

      London: Desmond Harmsworth, 1932. Blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. There is some light rubbing to the upper and lower edges of boards and spine; both pastedowns have abrasions from where the dustjacket was pasted down, but later neatly removed and cleaned. Typical age darkening & mild soiling to the outer page edges. Dustjacket has some dustsoil, with a bit of wear to the extremities, spine panel age darkened. Scans available on request.. First Edition in English. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions]
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        Malcolm Campbell, Sheriff; Reminiscences of the Greatest Frontier Sheriff in the History of the Platte Valley, and of the Famous Johnson County Invasion of 1892

      Casper, Wyoming: Wyomingana, Inc., 1932. 361p. Chronological Table of Contents at end, concluding with the "illegal roundup of 1892", the Texas Marshals, Material on Alfred Packer. A scarce item on the Johnson Valley War. This copy #1 of 350 presented by J.A. Shoemaker to C.A. "Chuck" Bresnahan.. Cloth. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB]
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        The Birds of the Belgian Congo, Parts 1-4 in 4 volumes, complete

      New York: American Museum of Natural History, 1932-1954. First edition. No signs of use, a fine (as new) copy.. Pp. x, 756; vii, 632; vii, 632; ix 846, 73 plates - 3 in color, 328 text-figures and photos, 50 maps including one folding color map at the end of Part 1. Half dark-green leather, spine with four raised bands and gilt-lettered in four of the five compartments, over tan cloth boards, French marbled endpapers, all page edges in fine gilt, lg 8vo. All original printed gray wrappers are bound in place. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History volumes 65, 75, 75A and 75B. An exhaustive monographic treatment of the West African avifauna with a gazetteer of African localities. Mengel (pg. 26) states "one of the most thoroughly prepared and notable faunal works in the literature of ornithology and an indispensable reference for work on African birds." Bookplate of William Todd on the rear (blank) side of the front wrapper. This set has been bound in a magnificent binding by the late William Roberts of Texas.

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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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        A Reproduction of a Statue by Boris Lovet-Lorski. Text by John Erskine

      [Paris, 1932] - (LOVET-LORSKI, BORIS) Number 2 of 25 copies containing each a series of eight final proofs on Montval paper and eight final proofs on vert de jade specially made for this deluxe edition. Printed by Braun & Co, imprimeurs d'art, Mulhouse (Haut-Rhin). Small folio. All 8 tipped-in photographic plates in 2 states. 22 pp. Silver wrappers. Minor wear [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Syllabus of a Novel to be Called Anthony Adverse Plus ALS to Noted Book Collector

      New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1932. #619/1000 copies printed " for presentation to friends of the author and the publishers". SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on verso of front wrapper ""Autograph for Eugene L. Delafield, Esq. by Hervey Allen". Delafield was a noted New York book collector (1907-2001), the bulk of whose collection now resides in the Yale Collection of American Literature at the Beinecke Library. Laid in is a 1 page letter, signed with the initials "H.A." that reads- "One of the few remaining copies of my first book- newspaper reviews(?) with the exception of the "Weakling" which was printed in El Paso and sold to the troops along the Mexican Border in 1916. As you remember, I told you, I destroyed perhaps foolishly a few copies that remained in my possession and have been able to get ahold of only one or two since then that turned up in an old trunk. I am not anxious to have this book known as it contains verse written when I was very immature." On the back of this letter, in a different hand (presumably Delafield's) is "written circa 1925". Indeed, very few copies of Allen's 1st book survive today, and after a promising start as a poet, Allen turned to fiction and became best known for his novel "Anthony Adverse", which became a huge best-seller and was made into a memorable movie, winning 4 Oscars. . SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. Limited and Numbered First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. Fine in Wraps, as Issued/No Jacket, As Issued. Limited Edition.

      [Bookseller: Dale Steffey Books]
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        Death in Spring and A Flower Piece, manuscript drafts

      1932. Octavo. 27 loose, ruled manuscript pages in pen. Housed in a red quarter morocco slipcase and chemise. Very lightly toned. Excellent condition. Manuscript drafts for two of Bates's stories that were published in The Black Boxer Tales in 1932.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Rimeless Numbers

      Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press, London,, 1932. Octavo. Original brown marbled paper boards, cream labels to spine and front cover lettered in black. Spine slightly chipped at head and tail, front joint starting at foot, still a good copy. First edition, first impression, presentation copy to Roger Fry, with the author's inscription to the front free endpaper, "Roger Fry from R. C. T. Sept [1]932". Published May 1932 in an edition of 400 copies.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Of Joy, and Other Devices

      (Flansham, Sussex: Pear Tree Press, 1932). Quarto. (14)ff. One of 100 copies, signed by Guthrie. A collection of Gurthie's verses, printed in colors and embellished with delicately wrought etched devices. Laid-in is a card with a printing of the poem "Of Joy," which varies in color from the version that appears in the book. The card bears an inscription by Guthrie to a family member, signed "Uncle Jimmy." Corded into parchment-covered boards with printed color cover label, and with original blue heavy paper dust wrapper, which shows a bit of soiling. Otherwise, covers bright, and a very fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Railways and Scenery Series 1 , Pre-War Journeys : Nos. 1-76 / J. P. Pearson - [Complete in 4 Volumes]

      Cassell, London 1932 - Table, figure and chart illustrated. Signed presentation set from the author dated September 1932. Subjects: Travel--Guidebooks. Railroads. S all. Physical desc. : 4 v. (2079 p. ) : diagrs ; 24 cm. Fine copies all in the original fine-ribbed navy cloth. A particularly well preserved set; tight, brightly gilt titled, clean and surprisingly sharp cornered. Presentation sets are uncommon complete and especially in such positive condition. 4 Kg. 2080 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Men at Work: Photographic Studies of Modern Men and Machines

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1932. Near fine in a very good jacket with small chips at the back panel, spine, and bottom edges, as well as two closed edge tears to the back panel, and a bit of rubbing to the printing of the spine. Only the third copy I have seen in jacket in ten years.. First Edition. Small quarto. Hine's iconic images of the construction of the Empire State Building are the highlights of this book originally intended for children. While Hine rarely strayed from documenting social injustice, the modernist aesthetic employed in Men at Work is a fitting corollary to the real star of this book: the American skyscraper. (Open Book 108-109; Auer 187).

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Hollywood Revue Beauties, from the Works of G.M. Kesslere

      Press Bureau Inc. Press Bureau, Inc.. Large Softcover. Very Good. Repaired pictorial front cover edge worn, lightly toned. Text unmarked, binding tight. 1932 Large Softcover. 12 x 9. This is the first full-length book-form collection of G.M. Kesslere's work. He is known for his lush paintings & photo etchings of Hollywood subjects, many of which are included in this scarce edition. Some of the models whose oil portraits or photos appear in this book: Doris Eaton, Myrtle Allen, Jane Lane, Claire Carter, et al.

      [Bookseller: Yesterday's Muse ]
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        PESNB o STROIKE

      1932. Paperback. 2. RUSSIAN. (MAVRINA & BARTO,A.) PESN O STROIKE [SONG OF CONSTRUCTION] by A. Barto. Moscow, Ogiz, Molodai Gvardia (State Publishers) 1932. 8vo (5 1/8 x 7 1/4"), pictorial wraps, spine and edge mends, VG. The book depicts the changes Russia underwent during the first 5-Year plan. Illustrated by Tatiana Mavrina, every page is in color showing men and women busy doing construction jobs: building bridges, laying bricks, paving roads, building tractors, working in mines etc. Printed on orange paper, every inch of the page is full of color illustrations demonstrating for children the virtues of hard work and comradeship. See Lemmens / Stommels Russian Artists p. 373-4 (pictured).

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        (1.) Royal Automobile Club Driver's Certificate. (2.)Regular Army Certificate of Service. ((3.) Personal Observer's and Gunners Flying Log Book

      1932. 1934.1942. (1) in plain red boards. Illustrated with a small gravure of the author. 24mo. (2) in pictorial printed red boards. Faint RAC shield embossing to front cover. Various official stamps to internals. Handwritten bibliography in rear pocket. 12mo. (3) in titled blue cloth. Ruled pages as per contemporary log type. 8vo. Privileged and refined from the Oxbridge mill house, Sgt. G.S. Standring was typical of many pilots who fought the Battle of Britain. The three items herein presented composite to a brief tale of a young fellow caught up in the hurricane of history. In item (1) we see Standring was issued his Driver's Certificate from the Royal Automobile Club - Pall Mall - in December 1932. His photo accompanies this document. Item (2) presents his service record noting in great detail his 1934 enlistment, training and service with the prestigious Royal Horse Guards of the Household Cavalry - the renowned " Blues " - based at Combermere Barracks , Windsor. This official document records Standring as being born in 1914 and now " a six foot fresh complexioned fair-haired blue eyed " chap " with a mole on his left shoulder blade". Through notes in various hands and official stamps permeating the document we observe that after a four year service with the revered Blues Regiment , Standring requests a discharge which enables him to enlist with Royal Air Force. His Colonel describes Standring in his discharge comments as " exemplary in military conduct. An exceptionally intelligent and industrious man". In May 1940 he is taken by the RAF " for duration of emergency ". Item ( 3) begins records Standring's exhaustive training and certification as Air Observer, Astro Navigator and Air Armament Observer at RAF Picton in Ontario, Canada. Several Certification documents in Navigation and Gunnery are laid down on unused pages. Standard Log format indicates through entries in ink Standring's flight time and activities ( navigation, gunnery, etc.) at RAF Picton and later recalled back home to England and assigned to A and D Flights- O.T.U. Lossiemouth ( Elgin). Concise, detailed entries of flights in Anson's, Faiery Battle's and Wellington's, criss-crossing Canada and the island of Great Britain learning the ways of aerial warfare. June 1942, Standring is at last posted to a combat squadron - the 57 - attached to the 3rd Bomber Group of Bomber Command - a hard action squadron of Wellington's and Lancaster's engaged in night bombing raids over Germany. He did not return from his eighth mission, 22 June 1942 as noted in hand by the commander of 57 squadron - " Aircraft failed to return...death presumed ". (1) and (2) are Fine copies. (3) - Covers and extremities moderately rubbed, name and serial number in ink to front cover, fore-edge , bottom edge and spine," Canadian " ink - lined out in " Royal Canadian Air Force" to front cover. A Very Good copy . A superb set of intriguing if not cruel artifacts relating to the brief life of one young warrior.

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB]
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        The Gap in the Curtain

      London, Hodder & Stoughton. 1932, 1932. FIRST EDITION, 8vo. Publisher's dark green cloth, bright and clean, minor edgewear. Pictorial dustwrapper with a little sunning to spine panel, minor edgewear to extremities, else near fine. 'Shocker' featuring John Buchan's perennial hero Sir Edward Leithen, whose powers of reasoning and rationality play a principal role in 'The Gap in the Curtain' which is essentially a supernatural thriller concerning serial time in which the brilliant but enigmatic Scandinavian Professor Moe works out a technique for visualizing the future, with lethal consequences. Blanchard. SWANN: Sale 2209 Apr. 2010 The Otto Penzler Collection.

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        The King of the Golden River

      London: George Harrap & Co. Ltd., (1932). Octavo. 48pp. One of 570 copies signed by Arthur Rackham. With a bright original watercolor on the limitation page signed and dated 1932 by Rackham, depicting the young boy Gluck's first encounter with the King of the Golden River in front of the goldsmith's firey hearth. In John Ruskin's fairy tale, the King is released from enchanted captivity after Gluck's selfish older brothers melt down their younger sibling's prized heirloom, a golden mug, in which the King had been trapped. Illustrated with four color plates, fifteen black & white drawings, pictorial endpapers, and decorations. Fine in full limp vellum, titled in gilt. With the original slipcase, which is lightly worn at its extremities and has a split along the bottom edge and a 1 3/4 inch piece missing from that edge. T.e.g.

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        Amid These Storms. [Thoughts and Adventures]

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932., 39. SIGNED and dated (1954) in ink by Churchill on to first free end paper. Publisher's strong red cloth with gilt titles to spine and upper with blind tooling. Red and white dustwrapper printed in black with a picture of young Churchill in combat gear to spine and upper. Spine and extremities of book faded; ink mark to top of upper board. Dust jacket rubbed, faded to spine, quite frayed along extremities with closed tears and small chips. Shows well, housed in fleece-line cloth slip-case. The American version of 'Thoughts and Adventures' in a rather more striking pictorial dustjacket. Ronald Cohen

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        THE KING OF THE GOLDEN RIVER

      London: George Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1932. First edition. Fine/Near Fine. One of 575 numbered copies, signed by the illustrator. A Fine copy of the book in a Near Fine publisher's slipcase. Complete with four full-color illustrations and numerous black and white illustrations within the text. Ruskin's powerful fable about love and kindness to others, made the more vivid through Rackham's beautiful illustrations. Fine in Near Fine. dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        The King of the Golden River

      London: George Harrap & Co. Ltd., (1932). Octavo. 48pp. One of 570 copies signed by Arthur Rackham. Illustrated with four color plates, fifteen black & white drawings, pictorial endpapers, and decorations. Fine in full limp vellum, titled in gilt. With the original slipcase, which is lightly worn at its extremities, bears adhesive residue along the lower edge, and is unobtrusively repaired with tape at the bottom and fore-edges. T.e.g.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Thoughts and Adventures

      London: Thornton Butterworth Limited,, 1932. Octavo. Original olive cloth, titles gilt to spine and upper board. Portrait frontispiece, illustrations to the text. A little rubbed at the extremities, lower corners bumped, bookplate removed from the front pastedown, light browning, a very good copy. First edition, first impression. The second volume of Churchill's autobiographical writings, covering his early political career, the battle of Sidney Street, a near silence on Gallipoli, service on the western front, the negotiation of the Irish settlement, thoughts on the "Mass effects of modern life" and life "Fifty years hence". A collection of Churchill's magazine and newspaper journalism written in the same lighter, informal style as My Early Life, the success of Thoughts and Adventures came as a considerable surprise to the publisher. Published on 10 November 1932 in a run of 4,000, three additional printings of 1,000 were required in the same month, two of them before publication, Butterworth writing to Churchill; "We are truly delighted at this success which confounds the Jonahs of the Bookselling trade…To keep pace with the increasing demand, we had to get both printers and binders to work overtime. The sheets were delivered by Passenger train, and the cases were made by the binders in advance" (quoted in Cohen).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Summary of Testimony of the Reformed Presbyterian Church of Scotland (VERY SCARCE FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL BOARDS)

      Glasgow: James Hedderwick & Sons, 1932. 1st Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. (Religion) Summary Of The Testimony Of The Reformed Presbyterian Church Of Scotland. Glasgow: James Hedderwick & Sons, 1932. Hardcover. First Edition. No known comparables. Duodecimo. Some edge wear to boards. Very Good. $1000.00

      [Bookseller: Yeomans in the Fork]
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        Jans röhr es., Privat-Druck. Mit zwanzig Schnitten vom Urstock gedruckt.

      1932 - 66 Bl. davon 20 Bl. Originaldrucke , sämtliche Drucke von Leo Tilgner signiert pp. Schutzumschlag im Randbereich hinterlegt und etwas gedunkelt, Deckel mit kl. Knickfalten, Buchblock guter Zustand Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 1400 29 cm, kartoniert mit Schutzumschlag [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rump]
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        Excerpts from the Memorias for the History of the Province of Texas. Being a translation of those parts of the Memorias which particularly concern the various Indians of the Province of Texas

      San Antonio: Privately Published (printing by Naylor Printing Company),, 1932. their tribal divisions, characteristics, customs, traditions, superstitions, and all else of interest concerning them. With a prolog, appendix, and notes. By Frederick C. Chabot. Covering the period from earliest times to the close of the Memorias by Padre Fray Juan Agustin de Morfi ... Translated and annotated by Frederick C. Chabot. Translation revised by Carlos E. Castaneda.; first edition, inscribed "Frederick C. Chabot / San Antonio, Texas / June 16, 1932", the limitation of 200 copies has been crossed out in ink and "233 / Complementary" written in; large quarto (leaves slightly taller than 28 cm.), xxii, 85, [2] (list of subscribers accounting for more than 200 copies) pp., 9 plates including a double page map, a few illustrations in text, this copy has the order form for the book mounted on last blank, text is in English only; lib. Photos available upon request.

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        Mutiny on the Bounty

      Boston: Little, Brown, 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. First Printing (matching publication dates on the title and copyright pages) of the first installment in the authors' Bounty Trilogy. 8vo; xii, 396pp. Publisher's blue cloth, the spine and upper cover stamped in silver with bright lettering and a vignette of the Bounty on a stylized wave, the fore-edge untrimmed, with second-issue illustrated end papers; in a first-issue dust jacket (with an advertisement for the authors' first book, "Falcons of France," on the back panel) beautifully illustrated by Henry G. Pitz and priced at $2.50. A Fine copy, square, tight and unmarked, the pages completely fresh and bright; in a Fine jacket, with just a hint of toning to the spine panel. In all, a superb copy, and quite scarce thus. The basis for two films, the first, released in 1935, starring Charles Laughton and Clark Gable, the second, from 1962, starring Marlon Brando. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.&

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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED (ALS)

      [@1932]. Letter. Fine. Fine and scarce holograph letter on 7-1/4" x 10-1/4" personal stationery to Aurora with a SIGNED holograph postscript at the top of the letter by Runyon's new wife Patrice. Mr. Runyon, in full: "You will never know how happy it made us to hear from you. We have often talked about you and wondered where you were. Thanks for your congratulations [on Runyon's marriage]. We would have let you know long ago if we had known your address. We may come to Europe next spring and will come to see you. We spent our honeymoon in California. Patrice is fine and prettier than ever, if that is possible. Am so glad you are established again and hope you have much success. With love from us both." SIGNED in full by Runyon. Letters by Runyon are quit uncommon and when found are usually typed. This letter fills an entire page with Runyon's writing which for the most part is very dark with the ink light in a few places. Damon Runyon gained recognition as a baseball columnist, beginning in 1911, with a knack for spotting the eccentric and the unusual, on the field and in the stands, and is credited with revolutionizing the way the game was covered. He was inducted into the writers' wing of the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1967 and is also a member of the International Boxing Hall Of Fame. He is best known though for his short stories celebrating the world of Broadway, including the two that served as the basis for the musical GUYS AND DOLLS. Runyon's first marriage fell apart while he was becoming infatuated with a Mexican girl, the Patrice of this letter, whom he had first met while covering the Pancho Villa raids in 1916. This second marriage ended in 1946 shortly before Runyon's death from throat cancer at the age of 66. His ashes were scattered from an airplane over Broadway by Captain Eddie Rickenbacker.

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        Eigenh. Bildpostkarte mit U.

      Garmisch, 9. III. 1932. - 1 S. Qu.-8vo. Mit eh. Adresse. An die Konzertdirektion Edgar Luis in Innsbruck: "Ich wollte Freitag spätestens Samstag früh mit Auto nach Turin fahren. Wir haben hier kolossalen Schneefall. Bitte schicken Sie mir auf meine Kosten morgen Donnerstag Nachmittag eine Depesche, ob der Brenner passierbar [.]". - Etwas (wasser-)fleckig; die Bildseite mit einer Aufnahme von Strauss' Landhaus in Garmisch.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND [and] THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS

      1932. Fine. [C]BOTH SIGNED BY ALICE LIDDELL HARGREAVES CARROLL, Lewis. ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. Illustrated by John Tenniel. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1932. Offered with its companion volume: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE. Illustrated by John Tenniel. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1935. Each volume is from a numbered edition limited to 1500 copies, the first is #1426 and the second #398, and each is signed by Alice [Liddell] Hargreaves, the inspiration for the fictional Alice. The colophon of the first volume is signed by the typographer and binding designer Frederic Warde. Alice Hargreaves' signature is on a leaf following the half-title page and is not part of the limitation and is not found in all volumes of the edition. (It was offered to subscribers at an additional cost. An undetermined number, said to be around 500, have her signature.) Her signature is on the colophon in the second volume. Two octavo volumes: XI[-XIV, 1]-182, [4] pp.; XII[- XX, 1]-211, [4] pp. Tenniel's iconic illustrations have been re-engraved for these editions, on wood by Bruno Bollitz for Alice and in metal by Frederic Warde for Looking-Glass. Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club by the printing house of William Edwin Rudge. Fine copies in the lovely publisher's bindings designed by Frederic Warde. Each is bound in full morocco, but in contrasting colors, deep red for Alice and deep blue for Looking-Glass, with a series of elaborate gilt-stamped frames on sides and intricate decorations with title and author's name to spines, a.e.g. They are housed in the publisher's cloth slipcases in contrasting colors that also contrast with color of the binding, so blue for Alice and red for Looking-Glass, with printed decoration and lettering on one side. (Newman & Wiche 36a & 65a). Beautifully designed and printed, in fine condition, and signed by Alice.

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        John Dryden: The Poet, the Dramatist, the Critic - Three Essays by T.S. Eliot (Signed Limited Edition)

      New York: Terence and Elsa Holliday, 1932. One of 100 numbered copies (this being No. 83) SIGNED by Eliot. Near Fine condition, with an owner's Japanese chop stamp at the top right corner of the first leaf. Original plain cellophane wrapper is present, but is missing a good portion of the front flap and a strip from the spine panel. A very attractive copy.

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        JOHN DRYDEN. The Poet, The Dramatist, The Critic

      New York:: Terence and Elisa Holliday,, 1932. First Edition. Very Good++. SIGNED BY T. S. ELIOT ON LIMITATION PAGE without personalization. A Very Good++ hardback First Edition LIMITED EDITION OF 100 NUMBERED AND SIGNED COPIES. THIS IS NO. 52. Bound in cloth spine and marbled boards with gilt lettering spine, top edge gilt. With owner inscription ffep, mild cover edge wear. 8vo. 67 pp.

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        The Interpretation of the Atom - [Contents: the Radioactive Elements and Isotopes. --The General Progress of Atomic Chemistry]

      New York, Putnam, 1932. Stated 1st Edition. Description: xviii p. , 1 l. , 355 p. Illus. , plates, 2 fold. Tab. , diagrs. 23 cm. Subjects: Atoms. Radioactivity. 1921 Nobel Prize winner. "This book has been written to take the place of The interpretation of radium, first published in 1909."--Pref. Near fine copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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        LIMITS AND RENEWALS. Signed

      London: MacMillan, 1932 First Edition. A fine [fresh] copy in the original ruby red cloth covered boards, gilt lettering on the spine, gilt elephant's head embossed on the front cover in a superb dustwrapper. T.e.g. 8vo. 400 pp. A Kipling short story collection - three appearing for the first time in print. Exceptional collector's condition indeed. With a small Zoo Entry Ticket signed by Kipling laid in.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        FARMINGTON

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932. New Edition. hardcover. Near Fine in a lightly worn, Very Good dustwrapper. First printing of the new edition of 1932 with a new preface by the author dated August 1932. A novel that is really a thinly disguised autobiography of the great labor lawyer. INSCRIBED and SIGNED on the title page: "Inscribed to Mrs. Ida Willard Beble/with the kind regards of/Clarence Darrow/Chicago, Oct. 22nd 1932.

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        The Story of My Life

      New York & London: Charles Scribner, 1932. Hardcover. Very Good. Limited edition #285 of 294. All four corners bumped and showing (see photo). No DJ covered in Mylar.

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        CHRISTOPHER ROBIN VERSES

      1932. 2. MILNE,A.A. THE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN VERSES. London: Methuen (1932). 8vo (6 x 8 1/4"), pictorial cloth, Fine condition in dust wrapper (dw with a few small closed tears else VG+). First edititon. When We Were Very Youung and Now We Are Six in one volume are illustrated with 12 lovely, new color plates by E.H. SHEPARD, color dust wrapper plus his original black and whites throughout the text). A beautiful copy.

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        Summer"

      1932. 1ff. An original wood engraving measuring 3 by 4 inches. Although the limitation is stated on the print as one of forty copies, Christopher Buckland Wright records that only twenty-five prints and two proofs were pulled from the block. Titled, signed, and dated by the artist, John Buckland Wright, in pencil. The wood engraving depicts two reclining, topless women lounging by the side of a pond, with a book, evidence of a picnic, and a portable gramophone next to them. Very fine, mounted in a mat measuring 15 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches.

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        Building Plans and Elevations for L. A. Giacobbi on the Corner of Broadway St. and Hobart St. (now 21st St.), Oakland, CA [now the site of - or next to - the Paramount Theater]

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, April 1932. Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 24" x 38". 20 sheets. Job #196. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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