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        DEATH IN THE AFTERNOON With a frontispiece from a painting by Juan Gris : The Bullfighter, and eighty-one reproductions from photographs.

      London.Johnathan Cape. 1932. [8],9- 358,[1]pp. Colour frontispiece plus eighty one black & white reproductions from photographs. Orange publisher's cloth, dust wrapper. t.e. black. Large Octavo. First U.K. edition. Bookplate, and small bookseller's label to paste-down endpaper, some ghosting of label to front- free endpaper. Minor foxing to fore-edges and first few leaves. Dust wrapper price clipped, with the very slightest of wear to corners & spine head & heel. An excellent copy of the scarce first U.K. edition - particularly so in wrapper.

      [Bookseller: David Miles Books]
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        Photo Album]: Several Photo Albums of One Soldier Including Hawaii, 1932-1935

      - Various formats. Contains a total of 464 black and white or sepia toned photographs measuring between 1.5" x 2" to 5" x 7", the majority with captions. An extensive collection of photographs taken by Private Edward D. Navary while stationed in Hawaii during his service with the United States Signal Corps from 1932-1935. Included throughout the album are photographs depicting military trips to Mexico, various Hawaiian Islands, and Panama, as well as images from his leave when he went back to New York to visit family. Berthed on the *U.S.A.T. Republic*, pictured here, he traveled to Panama and Mexico with the Army after the ship was transferred to Army control in 1931. Photographs include what Navary captioned as "scenes at Panama City R. Dep." depicting the Dominican convent, business district, and the Balboa district of Panama. The Hawaiian portion of the albums shows soldiers and islanders working together on military bases including a notable one in Waianae. The landscape of the islands is seen in pictures captioned, "sunset looking west far out, Pacific from the pass;" and "a high and sharp peak in Waianae Mountain." Soldiers are shown enjoying the beaches, competing in track and field, posing with the barracks mascot, a donkey, as well as working on switchboards for the Signal Corps, with some images posed in front of Naval planes. There are also photos of military planes flying overhead and some beautiful photos of the islands from the air and the Punchbowl Volcano Crater.Among the photographs are images of Navary's friends and family in New York and New Jersey presumably taken while he was on leave. These photos show home life in the 1930s with images of newborns, posing on Monmouth Beach, and riding motorcycles in New York. Also featured are girls posing with cars and some school photos given to Navary of unnamed girlfriends. A large assortment of photographs showing the 1930s pre-war American military as well as civilian life during the same decade. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Stamboul Train

      William Heinemann, London 1932 - Stamboul Train by Graham Greene,1st edition, 2nd issue.William Heinemann, London 1932, Stamboul Train is one of Graham Greene's early successful "entertainment" novels. The book was adapted into the film Orient Express in the same year. This copy is in very good condition with an unclipped professionally repaired dust jacket. Second issue with "QC Savory" corrected to "Quin Savory".  Original black boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Lightly faded colour on the spine. Very lightly bumped corners. Clean end papers. Foxing on the front and end pages and on the ends of the pages. Otherwise very clean contents. Slight lean. The dust jacket has professional repairs to tears on the spine and front cover. Small restorations to the head and foot of the spine. Bright colours and clean covers. 8vo 307pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rare And Antique Books PBFA]
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        Halekacky nasi Kacky

      Praha: A. Synek 1932 Kindersprüche mit den berühmten Zinkografien von Josef Lada, OBrosch. [48] unpaginierte Seiten, 21 x 27 cm, Rücken großteils abgeblättert, nachträglich vernäht, Deckel teils mit Verlust eingerissen, von außen und innen fleckig, Vorderdeckel von innen mit Unterschrift von Kindeshand, auf einer Seite Briefmarke eingeklebt, insgesamt guter Zustand.Kinderbücher, Lada, naive Malerei

      [Bookseller: Antikvariát Valentinská]
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        Qualität. Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftliche Bildung und Qualitätsproduktion. Jg. 10, Heft 1/2: Hansa-Lloyd und Goliath Werke Bremen. Schriftleitung und künstlerische Ausstattung von Carl Ernst Hinkefuss.

      - Dessau, Dünnhaupt, 1932. Kl.-Folio. 24 S. in zweifarbigen Druck mit zahlreichen Abbildungen auf glänzendem Kunstdruckpapier. Illustrierter Originalumschlag mit Deckelgestaltung in Dreifarbendruck von C. E. Hinkefuss (stellenw. berieben, Rückdeckel unten mit kurzem Einriß). Sonderheft "Hansa-Lloyd und Goliath-Werke" (Borgward und Tecklenborg) in Bremen. Mit Abbildungen von Varianten des Goliath-Standard-Kastenwagens und des Goliath-Pionier sowie einiger Hansa-Lloyd-Lastwagen im Einsatz. Mit Textbeiträgen über Qualität und Produktion. Ausstattung und Gestaltung von C. E. Hinkefuss. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buch & Consult Ulrich Keip]
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        Autograph postcard, signed and illustrated.

      [Bruxelles, August 1932]. - 1 p. 8vo. Together with a b/w photography. To Belgian writer Marcel Lecomte, apologizing for being indisposed: "Mon cher ami, J'ai été empêché au dernier moment. Veuillé bien me faire signe dés que tu seras de retour. Je suppose que ceci te ressemblera un peu à ce moment. (Dessin de Magritte) A bientôt et amitiés | Magritte". - Magritte's illustration is depicting the same motif as the enclosed photography, showing Lecomte walking backwards when arriving at the Gare du Midi with some books.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Odyssey of Homer Translated by T E Lawrence with a three-page note by him at the end of the text

      (London), 1932. Rogers, Bruce. Quarto. Unpaginated. One of 530 copies, printed and published by Rogers, Sir Emery Walker, and Wilfred Merton. Illustrated with 26 decorations of Homeric figures printed in black on round backgrounds of gold. It was Rogers who, upon reading Seven Pillars of Wisdom, decided that T.E. Lawrence would be an ideal translator for a new edition of the Odyssey-a process that was expected to take two years and ended up taking four. The famous gold roundels-one of the signature features of this edition-were based on Rogers's drawings of figures from Greek vases, each one depicting a scene from Homer's epic. These illustrations famously required seven passes through the press. Even the ink was specially made from an early 19th-century formula, using an oily resinous balsam that resulted in "a depth of black without gloss" in the roundels, as well as lending the book a slightly spicy aroma. A BR30 title, this is one of Rogers' most beautiful books and, according to Joseph Blumenthal, "indisputably among the most beautiful books ever produced ... with only type and paper and ink, with consummate skill, Rogers created a masterpiece." Two small tears to rear free endpaper, else a fine copy housed in the original slipcase, which shows some paper loss to edges. (Warde 157; Blumenthal p.134; O'Brien A141).

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        George Gershwin's Song-Book.

      New York: Random House, 1932. Signed limited first edition, number 286 of only 300 copies signed by George Gershwin and illustrator Constantin Alajalov. Quarto, bound in full publishers morocco. This copy includes the music to "Mischa, Yascha, Toscha, Sascha" in the pocket at the rear, often not found. The classic Song-Book is illustrated with full-page color lithographic plates after Constantin Alajalov, and includes such Gershwin standards as "Swanee," "Fascinating Rhythm," "That Certain Feeling," "The Man I Love," "Strike Up the Band," and "I Got Rhythm," among others. "In one of his few prose writings, George provided an introduction for the song book. What is most important... is that it contained the original published version of each song, followed side by side by George's 'improvised' versions of the songs" (Carnovale, 14). In near fine condition, rebacked. A very nice example, rare and desirable

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books]
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        IL CORVO., TRADUZ. DI ANTONIO BRUNO. A CURA DI SALVO TOMASELLI

      TIP. SPAMPINATO & SGROI, CATANIA 1932 - 1a RARA EDIZIONE DELLA TRADUZIONE IT. DEL FUTURISTA SICILIANO A. BRUNO; TRACCE D'UMIDO E TIMBRO DI APPARTENENZA ALLA COP., RESTAURO PROFESSIONALE ALLA COP. POST., DEDICA; BUONE CONDIZ. 33

      [Bookseller: Libreria antiquaria Pagine Scolpite]
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        The Diary of Tobias Lear: With an Unpublished Account of the Death of George Washington (UNIQUE, FINELY BOUND TYPED MANUSCRIPT ACCOUNT OF THE DEATH OF WASHINGTON AS RELAYED BY TOBIAS LEAR - WITH GEORGE WASHINGTON AUTOGRAPH BOUND IN AND FRAGMENT OF WASHINGTON'S "PALL" COVERING ENCAPSULATED ON FRONT LEATHER COVER)

      Saco, Maine: Frank Cutter Deering, 1932. Original Typed Manuscript. Leather bound. Very Good +. 6 3/4 X 8 1/2 Inches. 31 PP + 65 unnumbered illustration PP. Fine morocco leather with five spine hubs ruled and titled in gold gilt. Custom presentation announcement engraved on front cover, "Presented by Sarah Curtis, Saco from Admiral Storer, U.S.N. - The Above Piece of Fabric is a Fragment of the Pall Covering the Coffin of Gen. Geo. Washington at his Funeral Dec. 18th 1799." Previous owner bookplete on inside front board identifying the book as part of the Frank Cutter Deering collection of Americana. Deering has titled his custom created book, "Diary of Tobias Lear with an Unpublished Account of the Death of George Washington. Mount Vernon 1799-1801." Deering has also added a page describing the text as "Extra-Illustrated by Frank C. Deering - Saco, Maine." The page immediately following the title-page bears the tipped-in autograph of President George Washington. The autograph cut is roughly 1 X 3 1/8 Inches and is mounted to the larger page. Over 65 illustrations throughout the book are mounted in a silmilar fashion on unnumbered pages. The illustrations appear to have been removed from other publications and hand-assembled by Mr. Deering in this production. Interestingly, the typed manuscript pages all bear a page number, but are also numbered in pencil in the upper right corner. Beautiful marbled endpapers and the binding is signed, "The Rose Bindery - Boston." The deathbed account of Tobias Lear has reached legendary status today. The rare account of Washington's close friend and personal aide gives us the foundation for what we know of Washington's final hours and his final words of "Tis Well." It is this account that documents the incredible blood-letting performed on Washington in the final 24 hours of his life as well as his statement to Lear to make sure that he was dead for a minimum of "two days" before being entombed. It is noted at OCLC that the deathbed details that Tobias Lear documented in at least two separate 12-page letters was published in a privately printed pamphlet that is only held by five institutions today. It is unknown if Deering was working from the original manuscript and/or one of these pamphlets published circa 1898. The provenance notation on the front board in regards to the "pall" covering of Washington states that it originates with the collection of Admiral George Washington Storer. Storer's father was married to George Washington's secretary's sister, Mary Lear. Frank Deering was a noted collector of Americana himself. He is widely known to have had the largest collection of Indian Captivity related material during his lifetime. His Americana and autograph pursuits are also well-known. After his death on August 12, 1939, his collection eventually went to Goodspeed's. A 1949 catalog from Goodspeed's announced, ""Goodspeed's Book Shop takes pleasure in offering for sale the superb collection of rare Americana collected by the late Frank C. deering of Maine" This book has been cared for with the utmost attention to detail. The corners are sharp. The pages are clean and bright. The leather boards and spine are in near perfect condition.

      [Bookseller: Back in Time Rare Books, LLC]
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        IL CAPITANO LAUTERBACH DEI MARI DELLA CINA

      ADRIANO SALANI, FIRENZE 1932 - ITALIANO Traduzione dall'inglese di A.Fremura, illustrazione a colori all'antiporta, pagine brunite ai bordi, con fioritura ed alcune piccole gore, illustrazioni in nero fuori testo, rilegatura editoriale in tutta tela rossa con titoli d'oro al piatto ed al dorso, leggermente scolorita, con traccia di vernice bianca, con sottile fioritura e con usura ai bordi

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        LA NAVE INDIAVOLATA E LA SUA SORELLINA

      ADRIANO SALANI, FIRENZE 1932 - ITALIANO Versione dal tedesco di Arturo Fremura, rilegatura editoriale in tutta tela, con titoli d'oeo al piatto ed al dorso, scolorita, con fioritura, ingiallita al dorso e con strappi al piede, alla cima ed alle punte, illustrazione a colori all'antiporta, pagine brunite ai bordi, con fioritura, con illustrazioni in nero fuori testo e con traccia di umidità al bordo laterale, segni con biro nera a pag. 160

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        Deutsche Uniformen. Zigaretten-Sammelbilderalben. Sechs Bände. Album 1: Das Zeitalter Friedrichs des Großen; Album 2: Zeitalter Deutsche Freiheitskriege 1813 - 1815; Album 3: Das Zeitalter der Deutschen Einigung 1864-1914 Band 1: Die Kriege von 1864 und 1866; Album 4: Das Zeitalter der Deutschen Einigung 1864 - 1914 Band 2: Die Zeit von1870 bis 1888. Text und Erläuterungen von Dr. Martin Lezius, Bilder von Herbert Knötel d. J.; Album 5: SA / SS / HJ. Textbearbeitung: Oberführer von Carslhausen; Bilder: Militärmaler Herbert Knötel d. J; Text-Zeichnungen: Kunstmaler Martin Claus; Album 6 (Abschluß-Album: Volk an Gewehr. Bilder von Herbert Knötel d. J.

      Dresden: "Sturm" Zigaretten GmbH, 1932 - 1934. - Alben I bis IV: Je 6 Blatt Text und 40 Karton-Seiten mit 240 montierten farbigen Bildern mit darunterstehenden Legenden (Album II nur 237 Bilder !!); Album V: 1 Füher-Portrait,1 Blatt mit Hitler-Zitat und allgemeinen Bemerkungen, 12 Seiten Text, 40 Karton-Seiten mit 240 montierten farbigen Bildern mit darunterstehenden Legenden; Album VI: 79 (1) Seiten mit 320 montierten farbigen Bildern, 6 Bildtafeln in Schwarzweiß. Querformat: 24,5 x 28,5 cm, illustrierte Original-Pappbände mit Rücken und Deckeltiteln. Köberich 21981 - 1 bis 6. * * * Im Album 2 fehlen drei Bilder: Bild 1 : Besondere Generalsuniform; Bild 2: Silberne Stickerei an blauem Offiziersrock . . .; Bild 3: Koporalstock. Einbände nur gering berieben und fleckig, sonst ziemlich sehr gut erhaltene, mit sechs Alben selten vollständige Reihe der 'Deutschen Uniformen' mit 1517 montierten (von 1520) Bildern. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2500 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Matthias Severin Antiquariat]
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        Eyewitness; Being Personal Reminiscences of Certain Phases of the Great War, including the Genesis of the Tank.

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1932 - Octavo. Original black cloth, titles gilt to the spine, narrow enamelled bands in the Tank Corps colours of brown, red and green to head and tail of the spine and front cover, illustrated maps to pastedowns. Minor rubbing to spine ends, top edge dust toned; an excellent, bright copy. Portrait frontispiece, 9 plates and folding diagram. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "To Stephen Foot in memory of 1914–18 from the author E. D. Swinton Feb. 1939". Swinton (1868–1951) was appointed by Kitchener in September 1914 as the official war correspondent for the British Army, under the pseudonym "Eyewitness". Swinton claims in this work to have sparked the creation of the tank; "Swinton's claim to be the originator of the tank is problematic, however . Swinton made no contribution to overcoming technical problems in the development of the tank, although he provided early plans for how caterpillar tractors might be employed . and coined the euphemism 'tank'" (ODNB). He accepted the role of colonel-commandant of the Royal Tank Corps in 1934. The recipient, Major Stephen Foot (1887–1966), served for three years on the Western Front in the Great War as one of the Reserve of Officers with the Royal Engineers at the Somme, then transferred as a Brigade-Major to the 2nd Tank Brigade, where "my own job was to follow up the tanks and find out from the infantry what they really thought about the way the tanks did their job". In January 1918, during a period of leave in England, he transferred to a staff post in the Tank Directorate at the War Office, writing a paper on A Mobile Army in April 1918, which advocated replacing horses with mechanised caterpillar tractors, which he reprinted in his autobiography Three Lives, published in 1934. Lengel 868; Bryn Hammond, Cambrai 1917: The Myth Of The First Great Tank Battle. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Strange Brother

      New York: Liveright Inc, 1932. Hardcover. Good. Signed by Author. Inscribed by author on front free endpaper: "To my friend Ann Orford with pleasant memories of Toronto in which she plays a large part - [signed] Blair Niles January 1941." First edition, sixth printing. 341pp. Original pale blue cloth with blue lettering. Near Fine in a badly worn Fair dust jacket with tape stain and horizontal tear with creasing across front panel, a few small edge chips and tears to spine panel, a few small pieces of archival mending tissue to verso. Uncommon in any printing of the first edition. A rare signature from Niles on her best-known work, a fictional exploration of a relationship between a straight woman and a gay man in jazz age New York City.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        THE CURSE OF THE HORSE RACE

      Printed for Cobden Sanderson 1932 - The author's own proof sheets of his contribution to the 1932 work, "Little Innocents". Four sheets, printed on one side, unbound. Inscribed by Waugh to Diana Cooper on the reverse of the final leaf, "the Lady Diana Cooper 202", with the author's further annotation adding his age of 7¼ to the first page. Folds to pages, otherwise fine. Housed in chemise and quarter morocco box. A very rare, if not unique, individual issue of Waugh's first piece of fiction, written at about the age of seven. The manuscript of this piece of juvenilia is held (along with most of Waugh's papers) at the Ransom Center in Austin, Texas, where it is listed as item A1 in their catalogue. It was first published in Little Innocents (1932) and then collected in Tactical Exercise (1954). The first page of the manuscript is reproduced in Waugh's autobiography, A Little Learning. It was given by Waugh to Diana Cooper at the beginning of their long friendship when Waugh was sufficiently enamoured of her to follow her round the country during a provincial tour of The Miracle, in which Cooper starred. It seems likely that the '202' in Waugh's inscription refers to Cooper's hotel room. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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        Privately produced photo album.

      

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        The Felidae of Rancho La Brea

      Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, D.C. 1932 - Bound into protective paper covers. Some smudging on title page. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The English Springer Spaniel in America. Introduction by David Wagstaff

      The Derrydale Press, New York 1932 - First edition, one of 850 copies. Illustrated with prints, portraits, drawings and photographs. 106 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Near Fine Copy of a Fragile Book, Inscribed. Inscribed, "Erskine W. Smith, with best wishes, Harry L. Ferguson, Fishers Island, N.Y. Oct 12, 1932" Siegel 60; Frazier F-1-a Original brown glazed paper over boards, gilt. Spine a bit dark, else near fine, with almost none of the chipping usually seen on this notoriously fragile book. Inscribed by the author on the front flyleaf Illustrated with prints, portraits, drawings and photographs. 106 pp. 1 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The marine shells of Port Alfred S. Africa.

      Cambridge, Oxford University Press; London: Humphrey Milford, 1932. Large 8vo (24.7 x 15.5 cm). Two frontispiece photos, errata leaf, xvi, 331 pp., 70 plates. Original green cloth with gilt title on front board and spine.= This is a rare work on the marine molluscs found in the immediate vicinity of the South African town of Port Alfred, and Port Alfred itself. The author, Lieutenant-Colonel William Harry Turton (1856-1938], a great-nephew of the British malacologist William Turton, had sent shells to E. A. Smith of the British Museum and, later, to Paul Bartsch of the United States National Museum (Smithsonian) but was quite dissatisfied with both men's treatment of his material. Finally he decided to publish a great number of new species himself. Turton was convinced that many species were endemic to the area covered. The total print run of this work must have been low as the work is quite rare. This copy is very well preserved, with hardly any shelf wear, and only a few spots on the edges. A clipping from a sales catalogue is tipped in on the front pastedown; otherwise it is clean inside. A very good copy. Dance, A history of shell collecting, pp. 179, 251. Not in Nissen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Schierenberg]
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        Le Revolver a Cheveux Blancs

      Paris, Editions des cahiers libres 1932 - 19.5x1.5x14.5 cm Edition tirée à 1010 exemplaires. Imprimé sur papier Alfa. Un très bel ouvrage, dans de parfaites conditions. Edition of 1010 copies. Copy on Alfa paper. Superb copy in perfect conditions.

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        Wundergarten der Natur. Neue Bilddokumente schöner Pflanzenformen. 120 Bildtafeln. Untertitel: Neue Folge Urformen der Kunst. Berlin, Verlag für Kunstwissenschaft, 1932 25,0 x 32,3 cm. 120 grossformatige Fotografien in Tiefdruck (Ganymed Presse). 14 Seiten Text inkl. Titelei, Vorwort von Karl Blossfeldt und Tafelverzeichnis. Von Kurt Siebert ill. Original Leinwand, Goldprägung (ohne Original Umschlag). - Einband etwas (kaum sichtbar) stockfleckig Vorsätze mit etwas bis leicht knickspurig, etwas stockfleckig Text sehr leicht stockfleckig der Tafelteil sehr vereinzelt mit minimaler Benutzungsspur, eine Tafel mit kleinem Einriss am unteren Bildrand, einige Tafelrückseiten (wohl herstellungsbedingt) mit kleiner Schmutzspur, ein vollständiges Exemplar.

      ***** Professor Kart Blossfeldt: Wundergarten in der Natur. Berlin, Verlag für Kunstwissenschaft, 1932 25,0 x 32,3 cm. 120 large photography rotogrvure plates pp. 14 text . By Kurt Siebert illustrated original cloth, gilt (no dust jacket). - Cloth slightly foxed, text too preliminary pages slight used, text light foxed. Plates sporadic with minor using, one plate with short tear. - A fine, complete copy. 7

      [Bookseller: FOTOKUNST-Antiquariat Fahl Inhaber: Joac]
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        Wundergarten der Natur. Neue Bilddokumente schöner Pflanzenformen. 120 Bildtafeln. Untertitel: Neue Folge Urformen der Kunst. Berlin, Verlag für Kunstwissenschaft, 1932; 25,0 x 32,3 cm. 120 grossformatige Fotografien in Tiefdruck (Ganymed Presse). 14 Seiten Text inkl. Titelei, Vorwort von Karl Blossfeldt und Tafelverzeichnis. Von Kurt Siebert ill. Original Leinwand, Goldprägung (ohne Original Umschlag). - Einband etwas (kaum sichtbar) stockfleckig; Vorsätze mit etwas bis leicht knickspurig, etwas stockfleckig; Text sehr leicht stockfleckig; der Tafelteil sehr vereinzelt mit minimaler Benutzungsspur, eine Tafel mit kleinem Einriss am unteren Bildrand, einige Tafelrückseiten (wohl herstellungsbedingt) mit kleiner Schmutzspur, ein vollständige

      - ***** Professor Kart Blossfeldt: Wundergarten in der Natur. Berlin, Verlag für Kunstwissenschaft, 1932; 25,0 x 32,3 cm. 120 large photography rotogrvure plates; pp. 14 text . By Kurt Siebert illustrated original cloth, gilt (no dust jacket). - Cloth slightly foxed, text too; preliminary pages slight used, text light foxed. Plates sporadic with minor using, one plate with short tear. - A fine, complete copy. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1600 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Nancy's Mysterious Letter

      Grosset & Dunlap 1932 - A near fine copy of the second printing, 1932B-2 according to the Farah Guide, with a very good dust jacket that is the same as the first printing jacket, listing to this title on the front flap and on the back panel, and Helen's Wonderful Mistake on back flap. Closed tear on back panel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE: AND OTHER TALES OF HORROR (Photoplay edition)

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, n.d. [c.1932]. Later edition. A near fine copy, some rubbing to bottom edges, title page spotted, edges dust soiled, in a very good dust jacket, rubbing to folds with sliver loss to corners, large chip to upper spine panel affecting title lettering, spine somewhat age darkened and spotted. (10227). Octavo, cloth. Photoplay edition which includes six stills and end papers which are stills from the Universal motion picture starring Bela Lugosi, based on the title story from the Poe collection of fiction.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        MARTIROS SARYAN DESIGN] Lirichesky front [i.e. The Lyrical Front]

      GIZ, Yerevan 1932 - 102 pp. 1 of 4000 copies. 21x15 cm. In original illustrated wrapper. Wrapper is rubbed at the edges, soilings, bits of the spine are missing. Cover design by Martiros Saryan. Rare example of the book design by the founder of Armenian national school of painting. WorldCat locates two copies. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Autograph postcard signed.

      Nemchinovka, 21. IV. 1932. - Oblong 8vo. 1 p. With autograph address. In Russian, to his third wife, Natalja, reporting how he spends his days, on his appointments with Ivan Klyun and others, on waiting for the meeting of the construction committee, and trying to sell works to an Ukrainian museum: "[.] It is warm outside, but there is still snow in the woods, it's dirty, and it's raining heavily. Less bread will be issued in Moscow as of the 1st, and there will be no white bread. People are hungry [.]" (transl.). Published in: Malewitsch über sich. Zeitgenossen über Malewitsch. Briefe. Dokumente. Erinnerungen. Kritik. vol. 1 (Moscow 2004), Nr. 31.

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        Die nationalsozialistische Idee. Ein Manifest

      München, Eher 1932. Broschüre, 22 cm, 14 Seiten. Frakturschrift. Zeit- und Lagerspuren, etwas gebräunt/angeknickt, Papiereinband beschädigt, am Rücken angerissen, Deckel lose, ansonsten gut.

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        The Theory of Wages

      London: Macmillan and Company Ltd, 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. xiv, 247pp. Original full brown cloth with gilt spine lettering. Some marginal notations and underlining but all in light, easily-erasable pencil, else Near Fine with very slight lean to spine, slight freeness to hinges, and bumped corners. No dust jacket. The first book written by the 1972 winner of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, preceding his Value and Capital.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Fun Of It: Random Records Of My Own Flying and Women In Aviation

      Brewer, Warren & Putnam 1932 - first edition, first printing, signed by Amelia Earhart at the front free endpaper; 218, [1] pp., frontis., plates, sealed record in sleeve at the back; original white-stamped brown cloth (hardcover), slight bump to the top edge of the front cover, else very good in an edge-worn, price-clipped dust jacket; Aemrican aviator Leroy Ponton de Arce's copy with his signature to the front paste down. Photos available upon request.

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        III.Středoškolské hry - Praha 1932. (III. Schülerwettkampfspiele - Prag). Lithografierte Postkarte in Schwarz und Rot. 8,8 x 14 cm.

      Originalausgabe. Mit Hilfe der Photomontage herausragend gestaltete Werbekarte für die Schülerwettkämpfe 1932 in Prag. Mit aufgeklebter Briefmarke auf der Rückseite, aber nicht gelaufen und beschrieben. Sehr schön erhalten. Selten. Referenz: Merrill C. Berman Collection, Photomontage between the Wars, Cat. 100

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        Deutsche Uniformen. Zigaretten-Sammelbilderalben. Sechs Bände. Album 1: Das Zeitalter Friedrichs des Großen; Album 2: Zeitalter Deutsche Freiheitskriege 1813 - 1815; Album 3: Das Zeitalter der Deutschen Einigung 1864-1914 Band 1: Die Kriege von 1864 und 1866; Album 4: Das Zeitalter der Deutschen Einigung 1864 - 1914 Band 2: Die Zeit von1870 bis 1888. Text und Erläuterungen von Dr. Martin Lezius, Bilder von Herbert Knötel d. J.; Album 5: SA / SS / HJ. Textbearbeitung: Oberführer von Carslhausen; Bilder: Militärmaler Herbert Knötel d. J; Text-Zeichnungen: Kunstmaler Martin Claus; Album 6 (Abschluß-Album: Volk an Gewehr. Bilder von Herbert Knötel d. J.

      Dresden: \"Sturm\" Zigaretten GmbH, 1932 - 1934. Alben I bis IV: Je 6 Blatt Text und 40 Karton-Seiten mit 240 montierten farbigen Bildern mit darunterstehenden Legenden (Album II nur 237 Bilder !!); Album V: 1 Füher-Portrait,1 Blatt mit Hitler-Zitat und allgemeinen Bemerkungen, 12 Seiten Text, 40 Karton-Seiten mit 240 montierten farbigen Bildern mit darunterstehenden Legenden; Album VI: 79 (1) Seiten mit 320 montierten farbigen Bildern, 6 Bildtafeln in Schwarzweiß. Querformat: 24,5 x 28,5 cm, illustrierte Original-Pappbände mit Rücken und Deckeltiteln. Köberich 21981 - 1 bis 6. * * * Im Album 2 fehlen drei Bilder: Bild 1 : Besondere Generalsuniform; Bild 2: Silberne Stickerei an blauem Offiziersrock . . .; Bild 3: Koporalstock. Einbände nur gering berieben und fleckig, sonst ziemlich sehr gut erhaltene, mit sechs Alben selten vollständige Reihe der \'Deutschen Uniformen\' mit 1517 montierten (von 1520) Bildern. Versand D: 5,20 EUR

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        George Gershwin's Song-Book [SIGNED]

      New York: Random House, 1932. First edition. Hardcover. vg. 283/300 Signed George Gershwin and Alajalov on colophon. Folio. xi (i blank), 167 (1)pp. Original blue leather with decorative gilt ruling and lettering on cover and spine. Gilt top edge. Blue endpapers. Frontispiece photograph and illustrated title page. With special insert of the sheet music for "Mischa, Yascha, Toscha, Sascha" present in pocket of inside back cover. Introduction by George Gershwin and short bio on Alajalov by Samuel M. Kootz preceded by b/w photograph of Gershwin's hands by "Fitz." Some of the 13 full page and five double page extraordinary color illustrations by Alajalov would be considered outside of the realm of "political correctness" by today's standards. Contains the scores, with lyrics by Ira Gershwin, for 18 songs including "Swanee," "Nobody but you," "Sweet and Low Down," and "Strike up the Band." Binding with minor wear. Previous owner's signature penciled on inside front cover. Light age toning of block in margins, not affecting images. Binding and interior in overall very good condition.

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        Park A Fantastic Story

      Park: a Fantastic Story by John Gray, Sheed & Ward, London, 1932. One of 250 printed. Bound in uniquely patterned paper, with etching design at rear; binding is tight, pages are clean. Overall a fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Rachel Smith Books]
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        The Racial Characters of the Swedish Nation [WITH] The Race Biology of the Swedish Lapps Part I.

      The Swedish State Institute for Race Biology, Uppsala 1932 - Folios. 182, 4 maps, 108, 45 plates, 138, 93 (1)pp. Original gray wraps with black lettering on cover and spine, first title; blue half cloth over marbled boards with gilt ruling and lettering on spine, second title.First title with frontispiece of Anders Retzius, a b/w group photograph of the participants of the Nordic Race Conference at Uppsala, and 44 plates with b/w reproductions of various Nordic types, East Baltic types, Lapp prototypes, and Race-Mixed types. Anthropologia Suecica MCMXXVI. In addition illustrated with many in-text tables, diagrams and maps. Early comprehensive work on Swedish Race Biology with plates of race types described in the text. Very light wear along edges with some creasing of spine and chips at tail of spine. Lightly sunned along edges of wraps. Overall in very good condition.Second title illustrated with captivating b/w photographs of Lapp villages and camps and numerous tables. The work features a general survey as well as chapters on prehistory, demography and the future of the Lapps. 93 pages appendix with tables of individual and family statistics, including population, deaths, births, marriages, and distribution and size of families. Binding with light wear along edges and bump at lower right corner. Else in very good, near fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        George Gershwin's Song-Book [SIGNED]

      Random House 1932 - 283/300 Signed George Gershwin and Alajalov on colophon. Folio. xi (i blank), 167 (1)pp. Original blue leather with decorative gilt ruling and lettering on cover and spine. Gilt top edge. Blue endpapers. Frontispiece photograph and illustrated title page. With special insert of the sheet music for "Mischa, Yascha, Toscha, Sascha" present in pocket of inside back cover. Introduction by George Gershwin and short bio on Alajalov by Samuel M. Kootz preceded by b/w photograph of Gershwin's hands by "Fitz." Some of the 13 full page and five double page extraordinary color illustrations by Alajalov would be considered outside of the realm of "political correctness" by today's standards. Contains the scores, with lyrics by Ira Gershwin, for 18 songs including "Swanee," "Nobody but you," "Sweet and Low Down," and "Strike up the Band." Binding with minor wear. Previous owner's signature penciled on inside front cover. Light age toning of block in margins, not affecting images. Binding and interior in overall very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Probleme sovremene arhitektura

      Zagreb: The author 1932 - Quarto, cloth, 262pp. Problemi savremeni arhitekture (Problems of Contemporary Architecture) arguably qualifies as the most important publication on Croatian and probably Yugoslav architecture of the first half of the 20th century. Stjepan Planic (1900-1980) is acknowledged to be a dean of modern architects in that country and one of its great teachers as well as one of the foremost Yugoslav architects of the modernist era. In this collection of projects Planic collected essays from all the significant architects of Croatian Modernism, and the book provides a profile of Croatian avant-garde designers in Part I which features statements and designs by Vladimir Antolic, Juraj Denzler and Mladen Kauzlaric, Jan Dubovy, Aleksandar Freudenreich and Pavao Deutsch, Mijo Hecimovic, Lavoslav Horvat, Drago Ibler, Mladen Kauzlaric and Stjepan Gomboš, Branislav Kojic, Milovan Kovacevic, Branko Maksimovic;, Josip Picman, Stjepan Planic, Zdenko Strižic, Ivo Zemljak, Milan Zlokovic, and Ernest Weissmann. Graphic renderings throughout by E. Tomasevic. Many of these belonged to the Grupa Zemlja, a society of artists which flourished from 1929 until 1935 when it was banned. The group came to life as a result of an organized and programmatically articulated gathering of radical and leftist members and sympathizers - painters, sculptors and architects, highly influenced by developments in the Bauhaus. Part II consists of other contemporary architects, interior designers and manufacturers showcasing their work, followed by a gazetteer of all contemporary architects working in Yugoslavia at the time, and an excerpt from the Civil Engineering Law. Part III consists primarily of adverts of related building industries. Richly illustrated with the works of Croatian architects. Quite rare; worldcat finds one library holding in North America. There was a small reprint in 1996 which worldcat finds in one US library (LOC). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael Fagan Fine Art & Rare Books]
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        Doctor Sally.

      First edition. 8vo. 155pp + 8pp ads. Mid blue boards with black lettering to spine & front board. Pictorial dustwrapper. A fine copy with fresh boards. No inscriptions. The very good+/near fine dustwrapper is quite fresh and clean with a couple of small light marks only. Medium wear to extremities. Pink lettering to spine. Original price of 3/6net on front flap. A lovely copy.

      [Bookseller: Julian Roberts Fine Books]
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        Cold Comfort Farm - with signed slip

      London: Longmans, 1932. A first edition, first printing published by Longmans in 1932. A very good+ book with some fading to the spine and some rubbing to the edges and especially to the spine tips. No inscriptions. In the very scarce unclipped first issue dust wrapper which has benefitted from some light restoration to the lower portion of the spine and a little to the edges. The book presents very well indeed. Accompanied by a signed slip from Stella Gibbons, explaining that she does not have a personal bookplate - signed and dated. One of the few books to introduce a fictional plant. Housed in a custom clamshell box.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        STAMBOUL TRAIN.

      London:: William Heinemann Ltd.. (1932).. First edition. Second issue (as usually seen--there are only a few known copies of the first issue) with "Quin Savory" versus "Q. C. Savory." The change in character name was made at the insistence of J. B. Priestley. According to David Marsh (The Guardian, Oct. 19, 2010), "Foolishly, the novelist and playwright JB Priestley sued Greene for defamation, believing this vain, pompous writer was based on himself--and rather proving the point by doing so." Re-titled ORIENT EXPRESS in the U.S. and made into numerous films including "Murder on the Orient Express" in 1974 with Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman, Sean Connery, John Gelgud, et al. Black cloth boards with gilt stamped spine featuring a mosque design. STAMBOUL TRAIN was The Book Society choice for December of 1932. This copy with Book Society bookplate bearing ownership signature "Mrs. G. J. Winterhalder Dec. '32." Scattered foxing to fore edges, otherwise near fine in very good or better dust jacket with old tape repair on verso (not visible from front), spine a little darkened, spine ends and corners nicked and rubbed and with a few light creases. Scarce in the dust jacket. .

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        Arthur Putnam: Sculptor

      Johnck & Seeger 1932 - * * INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON HALF TITLE PAGE * * Inscription is to Arthur Putnam with his bookplate on the front paste-down. Limited edition of which this is number 11. Hardcover bound in brown leather along the spine over paper covered boards, illustrated with b/w photos, 190 pages followed by the index. Binding shows wear along the edges and joints, the underlying boards are exposed at tips of corners, leather is cracked all along the front joint, loss of leather at the head and heel of the spine, panels are soiled and scuffed., end papers are a bit soiled with heavier soiling on the front. Text is clean but paper is lightly age toned. Images available. USPS tracking used on all domestic shipments. This book weighs nearly 2 pounds and may need additional postage for Priority or International shipment. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Black Mischief - SIGNED presentation copy with rare wrap-around band

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1932. A first edition first printing published by Chapman and Hall in 1932. A very good+ book without inscriptions, SIGNED on the front endpaper 'With best wishes from/Evelyn' (without dedication). A little rubbing to the endpaper. Small mark to the rear board and two slits to the spine tips. In a near fine unclipped wrapper with a little wear to the spine tips and corners. Complete with the rare wrap-around band, denoting the book to be 'The Book Society's Book of the Month for October'. Exceptionally rare to find this, the first trade edition signed, perhaps due to the signed limited edition produced simultaneously by Chapman and Hall. Scarce.

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        Kulturbolschewismus?

      Erlenbach-Zürich, München, Leipzig: Eugen Rentsch Verlag, 1932. First Edition, First Printing. A furious denunciation of Nazi cultural policy, published in 1932, a year before the Nazis came to power. The title refers to a term thrown around by the Nazis and their sympathizers in the early 1930s, suggesting Modern art and architecture were non-Germanic and therefore Bolshevik. When the Nazis took over, the author, Paul Renner, lost his teaching job in Munich, and the books were removed from the market. Few survived; this one did. 8vo, 61, [3] pages in wrappers, entirely in German. Upper corners slightly creased, covers a bit rubbed, foxing to top edge. Otherwise, Fine. With a letter from the publisher laid in, and the original wraparound band attached to the covers. Ex-libris Ernst von Bergen, with his small label attached to inside front cover. OCLC WorldCat lists only a handful of institutions holding the original edition; other libraries carry a 2003 reprint. RARE. Paul Renner (1878-1956) was a German typeface designer who was perhaps best known as the designer of Futura, a type font still popular today. His book, which was issued by a Swiss publisher because German publishers wouldn't touch it, is set in Futura.

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        Quicker Than The Eye. The Magic and Magicians of the World. Illustrated by Cyrus Leroy Baldridge.

      Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Co., Publishers, (1932). 8vo, original blue cloth, backstrip & front cover gilt-lettered, in tinted pictorial dust-jacket. 259 pp. Color frontispiece & two plates; fourteen vignettes after sketches. Dust-jacket worn along edges and soiled; covers discolored along joints; foxing and mildew traces on pastedowns; a copy that probably spent some time in humid storage but survived, and that has a significant association inscription. First Edition. Inscribed on front free endpaper: "To my friend Charles / R. Brush with my / most cordial regards / John Mulholland, / March 29, 1932." John Mulholland (1898-1970) was for many years one of the most famous magicians in the world. He was a performer, historian, editor of the most eminent magazine of conjuring, the first "magical lecturer," and the owner of a magnificent library of books on magic. The critic Edmund Wilson called him "a top-notch magician , and one of the world's leading authorities on professional magic." The recipient of this copy, Charles R. Brush (d. 1949), was a celebrated amateur magician under the name of 'Baffles' and was a well-known writer on magic for the European press. This book is itself uncommon, and the reprint by the Junior Literary Guild is sometimes described as the first edition.A notable footnote to any account of the career of John Mulholland was his recruitment by the CIA in 1953 to develop methods of clandestinely administering drugs, chemicals, and poisons to suspected evildoers. These efforts included poisoning Fidel Castro's cigars and Patrice Lumumba's toothpaste. The details of Mulholland's involvement in these activities , which also included causing the death of an American by means of LSD , remain secret.

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        [TATLIN'S PLANE] Vystavka rabot zasluzhennogo deiatelia iskusstv V.E. Tatlina [i.e. Exhibition of Works by Recognized Artist V.E. Tatlin]

      Moscow; Leningrad: Izogiz,1932. 10, [6] pp., including wrappers: ill. 10x14 cm. In original printed wrappers with lettering on the front wrapper: «V. Tatlin». Very good. Some soiling and light creases, owner's signature on the rear wrapper and correction on p.8, small piece of the corner of the rear wrapper lost. One of 1000 copies. Extremely rare, almost ephemeral catalogue. The exhibition was held in the State Museum of Fine Arts in 1932. The main exhibit was the model of the aircraft «Letatlin» made in triplicate. In his foreword to the catalogue Tatlin wrote that this apparatus «can enter into the everyday life of the Soviet masses as a subject of consumer goods». When working on the Letatlin, the artist was advised by the surgeon Heinze, teaching aviator Losev. There was even a commentary made by a military pilot and pilot K. Artseulov. The models were performed in the research laboratory of materials with the participation of Sotnikov and Pavilionov. In all, 12 exhibits were on display at the exhibition (as they are named in the catalog). The catalogue also carries two photographs of Letatlin and a very small photo of longeron. This catalogue is a great evidence of the era of avant-garde and constructivism coming to an end in the person of one of the major artists of that time. Only few years later it would become impossible to view such works in the State Museum or anywhere on display in USSR. Vladimir Tatlin (1885-1953) was a Soviet painter, architect, and the key exponent of Constructivist sculpture. His counter reliefs were the most important part of his sculptural work. As part of an ongoing focus on Pablo Picasso's Cubism, Tatlin abandoned any association with materiality in his works, adopting pure geometric and technic solutions, using their material character, tension and weight ratio. These works also represented a necessary step of development towards Machine Art, which Tatlin also founded.

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