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        The Pastures of Heaven

      Covici Friede Inc., NY 1932 - Tan cloth titled in red. First edition, fourth issue. The green topstain has mostly faded, the boards have a faint trace of darkening. A sound, square, unmarked copy, about fine. The DJ in mylar with $2.50 flap price intact is toned at spine, with a small chip and some creases to spine ends. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: curtis paul books, inc.]
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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland [and] Through The Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There.

      8vo. 2 volumes bound in original red and blue leather respectively, boards and spines elaborately and extravagantly blocked in gilt, all edges gilt, preserved in original blue and red cloth slipcases, Wonderland with the remains of the original glassine dustwrapper; pp. [viii], v-xi + [v], 3-182 + [iii]; [vii], viii-xii + [x], [3] + 211 + [vi]; with engraved illustrations throughout after Tenniel's original woodblocks by Bruno Rollitz (in Wonderland) and by Frederic Warde (in Looking-Glass); both copies in lovely bright condition with slim wear (3mm) to head and tail of rather friable spine leather, and some abrasion to top edges and corner tips, of volume one and minor rubbing to tail of volume two, both volumes internally immaculate, the slipcase to Wonderland with some small edge wear, browning and staining, the slipcase to Looking-Glass in very good condition indeed; scarce as a pair signed by Alice. First editions thus. Both volumes are limited to only 1500 numbered copies, published for the members of the Limited Editions Club of New York. Wonderland is signed at the rear in ink by Frederic Warde, who was responsible for the typography and the binding design for this edition. Importantly both volumes are also signed in ink by Carroll's Alice, Alice Hargreaves (née Liddell). Only about 500 copies of the first title and about 1,000 of the second were signed by her, a few years before her death. Alice refused to sign other editions of this famous book in her lifetime.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Svenska kulturbilder I - XII / Svenska kulturbilder ny följd I - XII (komplett)

      Inbunden bok. Skoglunds. 1932 / 1938. 320 + 328 + 320 + 344 + 322 + 358 = 1992 / 323 + 320 + 336 + 344 + 336 + 395 = 2054 s. Inbunden. Blindpressade ljusbruna helskinnband med guldsnitt runt om. Gulddekorerade ryggar och framsidor. Fem upphöjda bindningar. Ryggtitel i guld på röd botten. Främre omslagen medbundna. 27x19,5cm. 14,2 kilogram. Nära nyskick. Inlagorna är i nyskick. // Totalt 24 delar i 12 volymer fördelade på två delar i varje volym. Bundna hos A.B Nordiska Bokhandeln (NB) Stockholm. (Band XI-XII (11-12)i ny följd har fått en smal rispa på ytan). I övrigt är alla volymerna i nära toppskick. /// Sigurd Emanuel Erixon, född 26 mars 1888 i Söderköping, död 18 februari 1968 och Sigurd Wallin, född 1882 i Floda socken i Södermanland, död 31 januari 1968, var båda svenska etnologer och museimän. / Sigurd Erixon inledde sin långa forskarbana vid Nordiska museet år 1912 med de så kallade byundersökningarna. Hans huvudsakliga teoretiska utgångspunkt, diffusionismen, kom att prägla stora delar av hans verksamhet. Han inledde därmed den etnologiska karteringen av Sverige i syfte att finna kulturområden, kulturgränser och spridningsvägar. Arbetet resulterade i det stora kartverket Atlas över svensk folkkultur som kom ut 1957. I boken Svenskt folkliv år 1938 ville Erixon peka mot på en ny och en mer samhällsinriktad folklivsforskning. Han ville därmed vidga intresset mot andra samhällsklasser. Ett av Erixons huvudverk är Skultuna bruks historia i två band från 1935. Genom sin stora arbetsinsats och gedigna kunnande fick han en viktig roll i det europeiska etnologiska samarbetet. Erixon var den svenska etnologins både store och starke ledare under vad som skulle kunna kallas dess uppbyggnadsperiod, 1900-talets första hälft. En hel generation av forskare har uppfattat honom som lärare och vägröjare. Efter studier vid läroverket i Norrköping blev Erixon e.o. amanuens vid Nordiska museet 1914, och intendent 1924. År 1925 blev han fil.lic. i Uppsala och fil. hedersdoktor 1927. / Sigurd Wallin blev 1916 ordinarie amanuens vid Nordiska museet och 1924 intendent för högreståndsavdelningen. Han blev hedersdoktor vid Uppsala universitet 1932. Tillsammans med Sigurd Erixon redigerade han samlingsverket Svenska kulturbilder. - Källa: Wikipedia

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      Edition, one of the 20 copys numbered on "pur-fil" paper only leading copies. Binding half ... Grasset Paris 1932 12x19cm relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        For Sinners Only

      Hodder & Stoughton, London 1932 - July, 1932 unstated 1st printing with no re-printings listed on the copyright page. Bluish gray cloth covered boards, solidly bound. Original dust jacket is worn with the bottom half of the spine missing. This title was considered "The Bible" of the Oxford Group, and is listed on Alcoholics Anonymous co-founder Dr. Bob's "required reading" list. The book describes the authors pilgrimage as a prodigal into the Oxford Group, only to become a convert under the Groups leader, Frank Buchman. In July 1933, the publisher (H&S) reported (after 14 printings and 1 full year)," that it is not generally realized that For Sinners Only, with a sale of nearly 120,000 copies in the English edition alone, has reached a circulation far in advance of any other full-length book on any subject published during the last year." This copy was signed upon the "Aquitania", a Cunard line ocean liner following a meeting on the ship. "To Mrs. Dugan, a souvenir of a meeting on "the Aquitania". May it console and help. I dare you to try "the life". It works. A.J. Russell", followed by his address and a date of Aug., 25/32. Rarely found 1st, especially inscribed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: 4th Dimension Books]
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        Consequences. A Complete Story in the Manner of the Old Parlour Game in Nine chapters, each by a Different Author

      Waltham Saint Lawrence: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1932. Limited edition, no. 5 of 200 copies, printed on handmade paper and signed by the authors. 8vo, (iv), 66, (4) pp. Publisher's blue morocco backed patterned boards, gilt lettered to the spine. Frontispiece and title vignette by Eric Ravilious. Light sunning to the spine with some mild rubbing at the ends, very good. Signed by the nine authors - John van Druten, G.B. Stern, A.E. Coppard, Sean O'Faolain, Norah Holt, Hamish Maclaren, Elizabeth Bowen, Ronald Fraser and Malachi Whitaker - as well as Ravilious. Chanticleer, 85.

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        Obscure Destinies

      8vo. New York: Knopf, 1932. 8vo, (x), 230pp. Printed on Japan vellum. Quarter vellum, green boards with gilt title in box on upper cover, yellow card slipcase, fine. Limited to 260 copies signed by the author, one of Cather's most renowned books. "The short story "Old Mrs. Harris" comes from Obscure Destinies, a collection of three short stories by Willa Cather... This short story provides a look at the relationships among three generations, all living under the same roof. Though considered fiction, students may find this story interesting because prototypes for the three generations were members of Cather's immediate family. Willa Cather herself is represented by the character Vickie." (Bettie Kort, Willa Cather Foundation).

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
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      Duckworth 1932 - First edition. Original grey cloth with gilt titles in pictorial dustwrapper designed by Misha Black. Author's presentation copy, inscribed on the front endpaper to Edith Sitwell "For Edith Sitwell, who was kind enough to express approval of a previous work, from the author, Tony Powell. Oct. 17th 1932" A very good copy, in a good dustwrapper which has chips to the spine ends and top corner. A fine association copy. The previous year Sitwell had written of Powell's first novel, Afternoon Men, that "Mr Powell was by far the most amusing and incisive of . the bright young people". Powell lost no time in presenting her with a copy of his second novel as this was inscribed at the time of publication. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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      FRATELLI BOCCA, TORINO 1932 - ITALIANO Annualità completa dell'opera a cura di Cesare Lombroso, in fascicoli rilegati assieme con coperta rigida, piatti marmorizzati con lievi segni di usura ai bordi, dorso nero con titoli d'oro, traccia di umidità ed adesivo numerico al piede, molti interventi di altrettanti medici in pagine brunite ai bordi causa tempo e con lieve fioritura, illustrazioni in nero nei testi, vari timbri al frontespizio, alcuni segni con matita azzurra

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        Blätter für gestaltendes Schaffen - Zeitschrift des Ehmckekreises Sondernummer Klasse Guggenberger - 6. Jahrgang, München, 1932, Heft 10 - 58. Zeltheft

      Selbstverlag 1932 Selbstverlag, München, 1932. 32 S., kart. - Sonderheft mit Abbildungen der Photocollagen im Bauhausstil / Enthält Schülerarbeiten der Klasse Prof. Max Guggenberger, der Handwerker- u. Kunstgewerbeschule Dortmund: Kurt Wagner, Otto Berghoff, Hermann Welling, Alfons Puff, Friedrich Franz Müller, Leo Nix, Hans Wichterich, Bernh. Schomecker, Otto Berghoff, Paul Frakowiack, Hans Eckey, Hilde Renner, Werner Brand, Otto Thiem, Harry Fränkel, Erich Leudert, Walter Lewy, Walter Schmidt und Luise Pachmeyer - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Archäologie und frühe Geschichte,Buch- und Zeitungswesen

      [Bookseller: Celler Versandantiquariat]
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        How Shrewd Speculators Win A Guide to Behavior When the Market Rises

      New York: Sears Publishing Company, 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. Good +. First edition of this post-crash guide to beating the stock market. Octavo, original brown cloth. A good+ copy with wear to the edges, light foxing, and a small wormhole. Kelly was a well-known author, biographer, and business speculator. “Kelly and Burgess have cut through to the heart of the matter in their development of market rules and in their comments on the nature of psychology and market behavior” (Zerdon, Best Books on the Stock Market). Extremely scarce.

      [Bookseller: Nelson Rare Books, IOBA]
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        Pastures of Heaven

      Robert O. Ballou, New York 1932 - FIRST EDITION, third issue bound in the ORIGINAL unbound sheets printed by Brewer, Warren & Putnam and purchased by Ballou publisher. The book is in great shape without the ubiquitous fading to the spine with light wear to the boards. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy with "The Neatest Trick of the Year" promotional brochure produced by Ballou and with a portion of the wraparound band announcing the new publisher. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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      Tarzana, California: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1932].. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-6 [7-8] 9-318 [319: ads] [320: blank], five inserted plates with illustrations by Studley O. Burroughs, original pebbled blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange, top edge stained red. First edition. Bleiler (1978), p. 36. Reginald 02336. Heins TTr-1. Spine panel just a bit sunned (lettering not affected and very bright), else a fine copy in fine pictorial dust jacket with just a touch of wear at upper spine end and red ink on spine panel faded to pink. An attractive copy. (#151442)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Die Safwa. Ein ostafrikanischer Volksstamm in seinem Leben und Denken.

      Reimer, Berlin, 1926 / 1929 / 1929 / 1932. - EA, außer Bd. 3 (Texte .) ist ein (Kraus-) Reprint von 1969 ! 3 Bände plus einem Nachtrag. Erster Band - Das Leben der Safwa / Zweiter Band - Geistiger Besitz / Dritter Band - Texte in der Sprache der Safwa und Nyixa (Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für Eingeborenen-Sprachen, Elftes Heft 1929) / Safwa- und Nyixa-Texte (Nachtrag in: Zeitschrift für Eingeborenen-Sprachen, Band XXII, Heft 4, 1932). Mit zusammen 34 fotogr. Abb. auf 17 Tafeln sowie einer Faltkarte. Bd.1-HLn.-Band mit marmorierten Deckeln / Bd. 2- OBroschur / Bd. 3- Broschur (Reprint!) / OBroschur. XII, 316 S. / XII, 337 S. / XIV, 142 S. / S. 241 - 274. Gr. 8°. Bd. 1 mit Resten eines Aufklebers auf dem Vorsatz, Bibl. Expl. mit Stempeln auf Titel-Rückseite und letzter Seite; sehr guter Zustand. / Bd. 2 mit kleinen Einrissen am Broschur-Rücken, ansonsten sehr gut./ Bd. 3 sowie der Nachtrag sehr gut. Sehr seltenes Werk; der Nachtrag von 1932 ist unbedingt dazuzuzählen. Aus dem Vorwort dieses Nachtrages von Kootz-Kretschmer: 'Die folgenden Safwa- und Nyixa-Texte sind ein kleiner Nachtrag zum Inhalt des zweiten und dritten Bandes, es sind vor allem einige Märchen und Fabeln, die ich damals zurückbehalten hatte, um den Umfang der Bücher nicht gar zu groß werden zu lassen'. Also quasi komplett in 4 Teilen.

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        Pax Mundi, Livre d'or de la paix. Preface de Paul Hymans.

      Genève, Roto-Sadag pour la Soc. Paxunis, 1932, - in-folio, 2 ff. (justification) + XVI + 286 p., illustré de quelques dessins + 44 planches de compositions partiellement en couleurs, en gravure sur bois, en héliochromie, etc., un des 300 ex. sur Velin d'Arches (GA 350), relöiure plein cuir (Maroquin vert, dos légèrment en sollei.). Magnifique recueil publié entre les deux guerres mondiales, sur le problème le plus grand, le plus difficile et aussi le plus urgent à résoudre: celui de la Paix. Enquête universelle de la Ligue Mondiale pour la Paix sous le haut patronage de son comité d'honneur avec l'approbation de la Société des Nations, du Bureau International du Travail et de La Cour Permanente de Justice Internationale.Les nombreux messages autographes émanant de la plupart des pays, que renferme ce volume, prouvent que l'élite mondiale désire sincérément la Paix et veut l'organiser sur des bases durables. Les compositions qui ornent cet ouvrage sont de Chassériau, Fra Angelico, La Hyre, Prud'hon, Puvis de Chavannes, Raphaël, Rubens, P. Véronèse, Vigée-Lebrun, etc., etc., pour le Maîtres anciens; et de François Barraud, David Burnand, Jean Berque, Maurice Denis, Edouard Fer, Foujita, René Godard, Mathurin Méheut, Bernard Naudin, Poulbot, F.L. Schmied et Scott pour les Maîtres modernes.Tout ce que l'humanité compte de grand et de généreux palpite dans ce recueil, reliquaire sacré des plus nobles conceptions, des plus admirables appels en faveur de l'entente entre les peuples. souverains, hommes d'Etat, artisans de la Concorde Universelle, maîtres de la pensée, princes des religions, de la science, des arts et des lettres, célébrités mondiales, etc., etc., tous ceux qui méditent dans l'action de la foi ont collaboré à ce livre prestigieux qui est un véritable chef-d'oeuvre de l'art du livre.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        Euskal-Erria. Publicación Defensora y Propagadora de las Libertades Vascas .

      1931-1932. Editorial Vasca. - Editorial Vasca. Zarauz. . 1 Vol. . 216 páginas. Folio. Tela y Papel. Vasco-Navarro (General) . Número extraordinario con motivo de la aprobación del Estatuto Vasco. Muy ilustrado con separatas de láminas con motivos vascos. Preciosa encuadernación simil piel con el escudo de Euskalherría.

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Astarloa]
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        The Art of Edward Weston

      New York: [Will A. Kistler Company] for E. Weyhe, 1932. Folio. Foreword by Charles Sheeler, Appreciation by Lincoln Steffens, Prophecy by Arthur Miller, Estimate by Jean Charlot. 12pp. text, 39 photographic plates. Original printed paper-backed black boards. A fine presentation copy, inscribed by Weston to Lewis Milestone on the epigraph leaf facing the title. Milestone (1890-1980) is renowned for his direction of 'Two Arabian Knights' (1927) and 'All Quiet on the Western Front' (1930) -- both of which received Academy Awards for Best Director. Milestone apparently re-gifted the book, as the half-title bears his inscription "To the Roberts, Milly." A fine association, linking Weston (who early in his career worked in Hollywood doing stills for films) to the celebrated director Lewis Milestone. Light toning and wear to binding, some pale foxing as often, lacks original slicpase but with modern cloth slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Riverrun Books & Manuscripts]
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      Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers, [1932].. Octavo, pp. [1-12] 13-303 [304: blank], original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, top edge stained blue. First U.S. edition. An excellent novel combining time travel and prehistoric life motifs. Three survivors of an airship disaster find themselves 25,000 years in the past on the island of Atlantis where they join a Cro-Magnon tribe. This novel was reprinted in FAMOUS FANTASTIC MYSTERIES, December 1943. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 2-71; (1987) 2-79; (1995) 2-89; and (2004) II-772. Angenot and Khouri, "An International Bibliography of Prehistoric Fiction," SFS, VIII (March 1981), 45. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 573. Eichner, Atlantean Chronicles, pp. 176-77. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 159. In 333. A fine copy in fine pictorial dust jacket. There are two dust jacket states for this edition, one pictorial, the other with Christopher Morley quote on front panel, priority unknown. Example here is the former and it is the more common of the two. A stunning copy. (#147377)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc. ]
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        Manhattan Oases. New York's 1932 Speak-Easies with a Gentleman's Guide to Bars and Beverages by Gordon Kahn

      New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc, 1932. First edition. [83] pp. 1 vols. 4to. Blue buckram, yellow labels. Boards and spine a bit soiled, base of spine frayed, bottom edge of last three leaves sliced. First edition. [83] pp. 1 vols. 4to. Scarce group of reviews of New York's night spots, each with cocktail recipe.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        AURETO E AURASSO. ( Zéphirs et Aquilons ). Les beaux jours de la navigation de plaisance à Marseille: 1846-1914.

      Aux Editions Du Feu 1932 - Très grand in-8 ( 285 X 195 mm ) de 384 pages, broché sous couverture rempliée et étui. 24 planches hors-texte. Edition originale au tirage limité à 220 exemplaires numérotés, celui-ci, 1 des 200 sur Alfax Navarre enrichi d'une dédicace signée de l'auteur. Très bel exemplaire. Régionalisme Provence Marseille Bateaux Navigation Plaisance Voile Yacht [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tiré à Part]
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        Deutscher Ehrenhain für die Helden von 1914/18 + handsignierte Beigaben des Geheimrat Ilgen

      Buchleder mit Silberprägung auf Deckel mit Widmung des Verfassers auf Vorsatz ("Meinem verehrten Bildhauermeister Herrn Max Creutziger / Wurzen - freundlichst gewidmet - Dresden-Blasewitz den 3. 10. 1932 * Ilgen * Geheimrat") Der vorliegende Band versammelt 869 Abbildungen - zumeist Fotos, vereinzelt auch Entwurfsskizzen - von Ehrenmälern Kriegerdenkmalen, Kriegergedenkstätten, Kriegergedächtnisstätten, Gefallenendenkmale, Heldendenkmale, Gedenktafeln in Form von Plastiken, Tafeln, Pyranmiden, Säulen, Obeliske, Türme, usw. aus ganz Deutschland, i.d.R. von Architekten oder Bildhauern entworfen, zumeist als Ehrenmal, selten als Mahnmal verstanden Das Buch ist in einem originalen Pappcover / Päckchen-Versandkarton mit Adresse - daher sehr gut erhalten. Dazu gibt es noch 5 originale, verschiedene Visitenkarten des Geheimrat Ilgen - aufgelistet die unterschiedlichen Titel und Mitgliedschaften des Herrn Ilgen - alle handsigniert mit Dankesgrüßen. Dazu ein gedrucktes Dankschreiben anläßlich des 80. Geburtstag des Geheimrat Illen mit dem originalen, handgeschriebenen Briefumschlag an den Bildhauer Creutziger in Wurzen sowie eine handgeschriebene Bildpostkarte, Text: Herzlichste Gratulation und Segenswünsche für 1935 - Ilgen - Geheimrat Versand nur als versichertes Paket Die Sachen können gerne vorab in Chemnitz besichtigt werden.

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        Southern Road

      Harcourt Brace and Company, US 1932 - A very nice copy of this book of poems "portraying Negro folk characters" . Brown later worked as editor of Negro Affairs for the Federal Writers' Project. D.j. and drawings by E. Simms Campbell. The book is clean and unmarked . The d.j., which has a protective plastic cover, has some loss to the spine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ror Wolf Werke. Im Zustand vergrößerter Ruhe. Die Gedichte

      473 (6) Seiten 8, fadengeheftet, Original dunkelblauer Kalbs-Ganz-Ledereinband mit goldgerägtem Titel auf dem Buchrücken im bezogenen Schuber. mit transparentem Schutzumschlag und Lesebändchen, ungelesen und wie neu, eines von zwanzig numerierten Exemplaren der Vorzugsausgabe, hier die Nummer 12. Ror Wolf ursprünglich: Richard Georg Wolf, Pseudonym: Raoul Tranchirer (* 29. Juni 1932 in Saalfeld/Saale) ist ein bekannter deutscher Schriftsteller und Künstler. oben scheint der mond, gerade jetzt / hat sich waldmann an den tisch gesetzt / und ißt eine durchgestrichne brühe. / schnee fällt leicht und weich und ohne mühe.Es ist ein unaufgeregter Ton, der in den Gedichten von Ror Wolf vorherrscht, obwohl sie von seltsamen Begebenheiten, Unglücksfällen und erotischen Wirrnissen handeln. Körperteile ragen in Räume hinein, Pistolen werden gezückt, und Reisende versickern lautlos im Unbekannten. Die Leichtigkeit der Sprache und ihre artistisch anmutende Komik sind jedoch nur zwei Bestandteile dieser Welt, hinter deren Schilderung stets der skeptische Blick des Melancholikers sichtbar bleibt.Die Sammlung umfasst die beiden Bände AUSSICHTEN AUF NEUE ERLEBNISSE (1996) und PFEIFERS REISEN (2007) mitsamt den darin enthaltenen Einzelpublikationen MEIN FAMILI (geschrieben 1959-1965) und HANS WALDMANNS ABENTEUER in allen vier Folgen (geschrieben 1965-2006). Mit unveröffentlichten Gedichten aus den frühen Jahren liegt damit erstmals die gesamte Lyrik von Ror Wolf in einem Band vor.

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        The Moslem Pilgrimage.

      Alexandria: Whitehead Morris Limited,, 1932. An authentic account of the journey from Egypt to the holy land of Islam, and a detailed description of Mecca and Medina and all the religious ceremonies performed there by the pilgrims from all parts of the Mohammedan world. Small octavo (180 x 122 mm). Original blue quarter cloth, light blue paper boards, half-tone reproduction of Ibrahim Rifat Pasha's photograph of the Egyptian mahmal mounted to front board within printed titles as issued. 37 half-tone plates from photographs by Ibrahim Rifat Pasha, Batanuni Bey, and Sadiq Bey (i. e. "Mohammed Sadek Pasha"). Boards lightly bowed and irregularly sunned, mild bumping and wear to tips, image to front board rubbed, foxing to edges, prelims and occasionally to the text, the plates bright and fresh, a good copy. First and only edition of this uncommon account of the Hajj, collecting some of the earliest and most important photographs of Mecca and Medina. A decidedly scarce title on the market, with two copies only traced at auction; Copac traces three copies in British and Irish institutional libraries (British Library, London Library and Glasgow), OCLC adds fourteen world-wide. "Socrates Spiro (1868-?) was an Egyptian of Syrian and Greek descent. He was educated at the American Mission College in Cairo. His first post was as a private secretary of the undersecretary of state for finance, and later he became director of Egyptian ports and lighthouses … In 1907 Spiro went to work in Geneva as a lecturer of Arabic at the university there. He returned to Egypt in 1912, where he first worked for the Egyptian Gazette and then was appointed Arabic editor of the Egyptian Mail … In 1932, he published a book titled The Moslem Pilgrimage. After that, all traces of Socrates Spiro seem to vanish, which is strange for a man who held such high public functions" (Bassioney, Al-Arabiyya, Volume 47, p. 3). Chapters cover the Egyptian mahmal (official caravan), the Cairo-Mecca route, the Suez-Jeddah route, Mecca, Medina, and the Haifa-Medina railway. "My first authority is the late Mohammed Sadek Pasha, who was an officer on the staff of the Egyptian Army and visited the sacred towns more than once and embodied all the information he obtained at first hand in a book now out of print [Mash'al al-Mahmal, 1881] … My second authority is Mohammed Labib Al-Batanuni Bey, who accompanied the ex-Khedive Abbas Pasha in 1909 to the Hedjaz, and subsequently published a record of this journey [al-Rihlah al-Hijaziyah, 1911]. My third authority is a number of newspapers articles relative [sic] to the officials who accompany the caravan, much information about the sacred towns, etc., and my fourth is that of men who made the journey … The illustrations … are principally drawn from the above two works, and from that of Ibrahim Rifat Pasha [Mir'at al-haramayn, 1924], the most complete on the subject" (Preface).

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      Toulon: To Publishers, 1932. First edition. 8vo. Pale green printed wrappers. Toulon imprint and "Made in France" stamped in red on verso of last leaf. Forthcoming publications by To printed on recto of back cover. Uncut leaves. Aprx. 500 copies printed. (Wallace A12). Cover edges with two chips, small closed tears and tiny wrinkles; beginning spine toning and beginning toning on cover and page extremities. Tight and clean copy throughout. Very Good+ condition.The image is of the actual book described and not a stock photo.

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        A Young Man About to Commit Suicide

      New York: William Faro, Inc.,, 1932. Octavo. Original beige cloth, title label to spine. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy with the jacket only very slightly marked and rubbed. First edition, first printing, inscribed to publisher William J. McElwee Jr., "To Bill McElwee - who actually bought this book - not borrowed it! Anthony Gudaitis", on the front free endpaper. This is a superb copy of a scarce piece of American stream-of-consciousness modernism, in the very scare and strikingly designed dust jacket - the front flap of which advertises: "This is the most important confession of adolescence since the friends of Marie Bashkirtseff published her pitiable memoirs after her death. The difference is that Gudaitis belongs to a generation morbid with sex-exhuastion - and that our young man exercises a freedom of expression that was unthinkable even in the Paris of the "nineties." No one - young or old - can read this book without giving thought to a despair which pervades the young of our time." Gudaitis edited, under the pseudonym Anton Gud, a libertarian manifesto entitled Don't Vote Til You Read this (1952), and also penned a pastiche of Lady Chatterley's Lover (itself advertised on the rear panel of the jacket) entitled Lady Chatterley's Husbands, published by Faro in 1931. William J. McElwee was the publisher at Ritten House, Philadelphia.

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        THE MASONIC WORLD: A Magazine for the Men and Women of Masonry [20 Issues]

      San Francisco: Masonic World Publishing Co., (1932-1937). First edition. Wraps. Very Good. Small 4tos. Matching stapled wraps. Generally very good. Some cover wear overall. Jan 1934, Dec 1933, and July 1933 have some water damage; May 1937 has partial spine split. Various issues, dates, 20 in all, most 1933. 1932: Mar and Sept; 1933: Jan, Feb, Mar, April, May, June, July, Nov, Dec; 1934; Jan, Mar, Aug, Oct, Dec; 1935: Feb, Mar; 1937: May. Masonic news and profiles from the Bay area, with advertising from businesses owned by local lodge members. Rare. OCLC locates only three holdings, with just one in California (CA Historical Society).

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        Picture Map of China. 中國地圖

      New York. Friendship Press. 1932. Wall-sized pictorial map, 37 1/4 x 48 1/2 inches on sheet 38 1/4 x 49 3/4 inches (97.5 x 126 cm), originally folded, now archivally mounted on linen. Evidence of some minor chipping to folds, now minimsed. Color pencil additions to the map outlining two regions. A good example of the scarce 1932 pictorial map of China by Frank Randolph Southard published by Friendship Press, the publishing arm of the National Council of Churches in New York. The map was designed as a teaching tool in classrooms and in this vein the added color on the copy offered here delineates a section of northeast China and a large swath of western China. The map is on a scale of 1:16,000,000. The outside border of the map shows various Chinese symbols such as the yinyang, the wheel of law, the pearl, long life etc. The inner border shows scenes of life in China: at home, at work, at school, in the street. The map itself is quite schematic, showing elevation pictorially, rivers, major cities. Listed in WorldCat at only three libraries, the scarcity of this map is no doubt due to its size and its practical application. A handsome map with much interesting commentary on the Western view of China in the years before World War II.

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        Fine Signed Portrait Photograph, by Lazaro Sudak of Buenos Aires, (Felipe, 1893-1962, Argentinian Bass-Baritone)

      1932 - showing him full length, three-quarter face, in his famous role as Boris Godunov at the Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires, in gorgeous Russian costume, his mace in his right hand, a wild look in his eyes, inscribed across the image in Spanish "for Alejandro Zorrilla de San Martín, very cordially, Felipe Romito", 9¼" x 7", Buenos Aires, 14th June Alejandro Zorrilla de San Martín, (1909-1987), was a Uruguyan banker and politician, Foreign Minister, 1963-1965. In 1987 he organized the visit of John Paul II to Uruguay.

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        Géronte aux assises

      1932. La Connaissance, Paris 1932, 14,5x19,5cm, relié. - La Connaissance, Paris 1932, 14,5x19,5cm, relié. - Originale, una delle 100 copie numerate su Holland, il nostro uno dei pochi studiosi esterni copie commerciali, testina di stampa Edition. Bound in mezzo angoli Marocco ciliegio, torna con cinque nervi, data e iniziali in oro coda, piatti carta marmorizzata, guardie e contreplats di carta fatta a mano, oro su testimoni, copre e della colonna vertebrale conservato la testa, vincolante non firmato ma attribuito a JP Miguet. Doppia dedica autografa firmata dall'autore in due amici molto stretti arricchiti con un francobollo stampato raffigurante ideogrammi cinesi. Inoltre, il nostro modello si arricchisce con una fotografia dell'autore, montato su scheda, la parte posteriore di cui ha scritto una citazione latina, una notizia articolo René-Louis Doyon con una lacrima incollato al utilizzando un cerotto adesivo, e tre fotografie originali di donne molto vicino all'autore, certamente uno dei dedicatario, montati su schede e collocato nel testo; uno dei quali è arricchita con poche parole l'attenzione di Louis René Doyon e corrente su tutto il suo Acquario. Infine, ci uniamo Inviti morte di due dediche. Unico e commovente insieme. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, le nôtre un des quelques exemplaires hors commerce lettrés, tirage de tête. Reliure en demi maroquin cerise à coins, dos à cinq nerfs, date et initiales dorées en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, tête dorée sur témoins, couvertures et dos conservés, reliure non signée mais attribuable à J.P. Miguet. Double envoi autographe de René-Louis Doyon à sa gouvernante Léonie Doize "qui mérite plus encore par son héroïsme constant que l'idéalisation à quoi elle a servi", puis à une très proche amie, Magdeleine Martin "qui reçoit des mains de Léonie, cette construction imaginaire", tampon imprimé figurant des idéogrammes chinois. Notre exemplaire est enrichi d'une photographie de l'auteur, montée sur onglet, au verso de laquelle il a rédigé une citation en latin, d'un article de presse de René-Louis Doyon comportant une déchirure recollée à l'aide d'une pièce adhésive, et de trois photographies originales de femmes très proches de l'auteur, certainement l'une des dédicataires, montées sur onglets et placées dans le texte; l'une d'entre-elles étant enrichie de quelques mots à l'attention de René-Louis Doyon et courant sur tout son verseau. Rare et émouvant témoignage du "Mandarin", une des plus étonnantes figures intellectuelles du début du XXème siècle et qui fut à la fois le découvreur de Malraux et de Jouhandeau et le principal éditeur d'Isabelle Eberhardt, avant de se ruiner avec une édition critique monumentale de Sainte-Beuve. Ses "livrets du Madarin" eurent une grande influence sur la vie littéraire de l'époque.  

      [Bookseller: Librairie Feu Follet]
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        Les chansons de Cyrnos.Anthologie de la chanson populaire de l'Ile de Corse.

      F. Detaille, Marseille 1932 - In-4 ( 290x230 mm ) demi maroquin brun à coins, titre doré sur dos à 4 nerfs, filets dorés sus et sous les nerfs, fer doré des armes couronnées de l'Ile au centre du dos. Plats de velours côtelé vert, sertis de filets dorés, tête dorée.Reliure signée CHABERT, à Marseille.Couverture rempliée et illustrée et dos conservés.Nombreuses illustrations originales dans le texte et à pleine page de Marcel PIOGGIOLI.Préface de Paul Arrighi.Edition originale au tirage limité à 700 exemplaires numérotés, celui-ci n° 19, un des 200 de luxe sur Japon Barjon.Envoi Autographe Signé de l'Auteur en page de justification du tirage, à Monsieur Louis Altieri.Chansons recueillies, notées avec la traduction du dialecte, une introduction, des notes sur la langue, les vocératrices, les dances et les instruments de musique en Corse. Corse

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      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1932.. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7 [8-10] 11-315 [316: blank] [317-320: ads], original green cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. "The most unusual and thought-provoking of Buchan's supernatural works is the novel THE GAP IN THE CURTAIN (1932), which deals with fate and free will. Building on Dunne's theory of serial time, Professor Moe works out a technique for visualizing the future -- in this case a newspaper of a year hence. The characters, who are types of our civilization, scramble about trying either to fulfill or to ward off what has been seen... a capable suspense story." - Sullivan, The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 62. "Nicely handled. Superior to most of Buchan's adventure thrillers." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 295. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 2-8. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 60. Bleiler (1978), p. 33. Reginald 02091. Hubin (1994), p. 114. Verso of half title leaf and recto of title leaf browned from old newspaper clipping once laid in, else a fine copy in fine dust jacket with age-darkened spine panel and some fading to red lettering. Scarce in jacket. (#149537)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc. ]
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        Dwellers in the Mirage

      Liveright, New York 1932 - New York, Liveright, 1932. First Edition. First Impression. A lovely copy in the dust jacket. Not a particularly common book, but rarely found in decent shape. Jacket a little misaligned, some rubbing to the edges, some edge wear and a couple of very short tears. Some offsetting to endpapers. A very presentable copy. [5780, Hyraxia Books]. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia Books. ABA, ILAB]
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        Ausstellung. Gedichte.

      Verlag Marburger Flugblätter, Marburg 1932 - 64 S. Orig.-Broschur. Ernst Meister (1911-1979) ist noch immer der unbekannteste unter den bedeutenden deutschsprachigen Lyrikern des 20. Jahrhunderts. Als 21jähriger Student der Theologie und Philosophie veröffentlicht er diese Gedichte, die die Vossische Zeitung 1933 als "Kandinsky-Lyrik" bezeichnet. Das war zu diesem Zeitpunkt so wenig eine Empfehlung wie das Studium bei Karl Löwith, der 1933 Lehrverbot erhielt und bald emigrierte. Der bewunderte Klaus Mann bekam ein Exemplar, es gab 38 Subskribenten aus dem Freundeskreis und bis Anfang September 1933 hatten sich darüber hinaus noch ganze 11 der 434 gedruckten Exemplare verkauft. Ernst Meister erhielt dafür 43 Reichsmark Honorar, brach sein Studium ab, ging zurück in den väterlichen Betrieb nach Hagen, wurde Soldat und trat als Lyriker erst 1953 wieder an die Öffentlichkeit. Zu Beginn der dreißiger Jahre sandte der Verlag die Restauflage an den Autor, der sie vernichtete. Lediglich seine Frau behielt einige wenige Exemplare zurück, "die sich im Besitz der Familie und einiger Freunde erhalten haben. Antiquarisch ist der Band heute also ein Rarissimum" (aus dem Kommentar zur textkritischen Ausgabe sämtlicher Gedichte 2011). Der hintere Umschlagdeckel mit kleinen Fleckchen, sonst handelt es sich um ein gut erhaltenes Exemplar der ersten Buchveröffentlichung mit nur leichten Gebrauchsspuren. Selten. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rolf Bulang]
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        300 Jahre Buchdrucker in Gluckstadt

      Augustin Glückstadt, Hamburg 1932 ( Nummeriertes Exemplar Nr. 481 einer Auflage von 750 nummerierten Exemplaren ). 159 Seiten mit einigen Faksimiles sowie zahlreichen farbigen Illustrationen als Beispiel des Buchdrucks. Auf Japanpapier gedruckt, als Blockbuch gebunden im marmorierten Pappschuber mit 1 ( von 2 ) Schließen, Quer8° ( 20,5 x 29 cm ). Einband etwas berieben, gering bestoßen ( der schmale Einbandrücken etwas stärker bestoßen ), beim inliegenden Blockbuch die ersten Seiten schwach angeknickt, der Innendeckel des Einbands mit altem Exlibris, sonst guter Zustand. ( Gewicht ca. 300 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Festschrift, Augustin, Buchdruck, Buchdrucker, Glückstadt, nummeriert, Google, Japanpapier, Blockbuch

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        George Orwell [A Small Original Portrait in Oil]

      CIrca 1930 / 1935, 1932. Original Oil Painting. No Binding. Near Fine. 9" x 12". Unsigned. Attractive oil portrait in color, on Weber Artist Canvas Board, No. 11 Roman Drill Surface, 18" x 24", apparently cut to this size, manufactured byF. Weber Co. Philadelphia, all according to the yellow label mounted on the very worn black backing. An attractive portrait of Orwell leaning on his left hand and staring somewhat belligerently but resignedly at viewer, left hand has not been finished. This is a younger Orwell than usually seen, an intense young man with a small mustache, eyebrows thinner and higher than usual seen, but with his distinctive right ear present.

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
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        Laughter In Hell [Signed]

      Albert & Charles Boni, Inc, New York 1932 - The author's ninth book, "set in the 1880's, about an Irish-American railroad man who is sentenced to a chain gang after killing his wife and her lover in a jealous rage" (Prouty, Howard. The Dozen and One: A Field Guide to the Books of Jim Tully, p.[11]). The second and last of Tully's books to be adapted for the silver screen, basis for Edward L. Cahn's 1933 film of the same name, which cast Tully himself alongside Pat O'Brien, Tommy Conlon, and Merna Kennedy. HANNA 3570. First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); gray cloth, with titling and decorative elements stamped in black on spine; red topstain; dustjacket; viii, [9]-266, [6]pp. Signed by Tully on the front endpaper. Hint of offset to endpapers, else a tight, Fine copy. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.50), lightly edgeworn, with a handful of short, closed tears; spine panel notably bright and unfaded; Near Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books, ABAA]
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        die bisherigen ergebnisse der strahlengenetik

      Georg Thieme, Leipzig. PAMPHLET. First separate edition. Offprint. Original wrappers. Tear to head and heal of spine, else very good. Inscribed presentation copy to Sewall Wright signed by Timofeeff-Ressovsky. "Like Dobzhansky, Timofeeff-Ressovsky attended the Sixth International Congress of Genetics in Ithaca, New York, in 1932, heard Wright speak, and was greatly impressed. Indeed, as in Dobzhansky's case, Timofeeff-Ressovsky's conception of the evolutionary process thereafter bore the strong stamp of Wright's concenptions. Timofeeff-Ressovsky published three major papers on evolution in nature (Buzzati-Traverso, Jucci, and Timofeeff-Ressovsky 1938, Timofeeff-Ressovsky 1939, 1940). All three reflected Wright's ideas." Sewall Wright and Evolutionary Biology by William B. Provine . Very Good. 1934.

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        El Son del Corazón. Poemas.

      En los Talleres Tipográficos de Alfredo del Bosque, México 1932 - 119 p. 24cmsx18cms. Primera edición. Tapa dura marmoleada con lomo en piel, en buen estado. Conserva las cubiertas originales en tapa blanda, en rústica. Sin la sobrecubierta. Mancha de humedad en el margen inferior de las primeras 5 hojas. Ilustraciones de Fermín Revueltas. Con un retrato del autor y textos preliminares de Djed Bórquez y Genaro Fernández Mac Gregor. Edición póstuma editada bajo los auspicios y dirección del Bloque de Obreros Intelectuales. Una de las obras literarias más representativas de los movimientos de vanguardia en México, tanto por los poemas como por las ilustraciones de estilo estridentista. Incluye el poema ¿La Suave Patria¿, que es la composición más extensa y sin duda más reconocida del poeta. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Urbe]
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        Death In The Afternoon (First Printing In Dust Jacket)

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932. First Edition, First Printing. Black Cloth. Very Good Book/Very Good DJ. Color Frontispiece By Juan Gris; Photographs. Original 1932 Issue, First Edition, First Issue, Hanneman 10A, 1932 Date On Both Title Page And Copyright Page, "A" And Scribners Seal On Copyright Page Printing. Clean Internally, Paper A Little Aged, No Damage At All To Tissue Guard On The Frontispiece. Cloth Covers With Light Wear, Not Frayed, Even Color, Spine Gilt Present But No Longer Brilliant. No Names Or Marks Or Tears To Book. Dj Nor Price-Clipped, Wear, A Little Loss At Corners, Internal Tape Reinforcement Along Edges And Top Of Spine With A Little Show Through On Spine. With Scribner's Four Page Publicity Booklet Advertising This And Other Books Printed In 1932.

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
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