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        The International Style: Architecture Since 1922

      W. W. Norton and Co.. Hardcover. New York, 1932. 8vo, publisher's red cloth, 240 pp. A nice copy of the first edition of this classic Modern architecture book. This copy belonged to the architect William Smull, who designed modern homes in the Washington, D.C. area, and has his signature on the front pastedown. An attractive copy, very good overall and generally well preserved. Some slight fading to lettering at spine, tiny marginal tear to page in index with a corresponding stain that affects the margins of a handful of pages. Still very good overall, bright and attractive. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. . Very Good. 1932. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Auger Down Books ]
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        ROME. Trente planches en couleur d'après les tableaux du peintre (J.-F. Bouchor). Ornementations de David Burnand.

      Paris, Henri Laurens, 1932 - Paris, Henri Laurens, 1932 1 volume in-4 (26,2 x 21,3 cm), broché, 170-(1) pages. 30 reproductions de peintres en couleurs contrecollées. Bon état. Petites déchirures de la couverture en bas et en haut du dos, sans gravité. Intérieur frais. Brochage faible (à relier). ÉDITION ORIGINALE. TIRAGE DE LUXE A 44 EXEMPLAIRES SUR PAPIER D'ARCHES. EXEMPLAIRE DE LA BIBLIOTHÈQUE DU MARÉCHAL PÉTAIN. Dédicacé "A Monsieur le Maréchal Pétain Hommage de ma plus grande reconnaissance J. F. Bouchor (illustrateur de l'ouvrage) [signé] J. F. Bouchor Xbre 1932". Joseph-Félix Bouchor (1853-1937) était le frère du poète Maurice Bouchor. Il a 79 ans lorsqu'il dédicace au Maréchal Pétain ce volume dont il fournit les 30 peintures. Il est connu pour ses peintures des champs de batailles durant la première guerre mondiale. Camille Mauclair, antisémite notoire et grand zélateur de Vichy sous l'occupation (1940-1944) échappe à la justice en mourant le 23 avril 1945. Dans son livre sur Rome il fait voyager le lecteur de monuments antiques en monuments antiques (Statue de Marc-Aurèle, Forum de Trajan, Villa Médicis, Fontaine Bernin, Château Saint-Ange, Temple de la Sibylle, Forum, Capitole, Fontaine de Trévi, Villa Borghèse, Thermes de Caracalla, Villa d'Este, Temple de Vesta, L'Arc de Constantin, etc. Le Maréchal Philippe Pétain a reçu ce livre en décembre 1932, il est âgé de 76 ans. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie L'amour qui bouquine]
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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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      LA LAZIALE, ROMA 1932 - ITALIANO Al volume mancano le ultime 20 pag., copertina superiore ingiallita dal tempo e con fioritura, dorso con strappi rinforzato da nastro adesivo, legatura allentata, illustrazioni in nero nei testi e fuori testo, pagine brunite da fattore tempo e con lieve fioritura

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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]

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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).

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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]

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        Photograph Album Compiled by a French Missionary in China].

      [Shanghai and Vicinity, circa 1890-1932]. - Oblong folio, morocco spine. 67 mounted and loose photographs on 7 leaves, albumen prints, bromide prints, silver prints, and other mediums, ranging from 8 cm x 5 cm to 22 cm x 30 cm; average size approx. 12 cm x 9 cm; 3 postcards. A fascinating photo album assembled by a French Jesuit missionary in China during the first quarter of the 20th century.This album tells the story of Jesuit priest Pre Crochet who began working as a missionary in China in the 1890s, remaining there until at least the 1930s. Two larger photographs document his earliest activities. One is a group portrait showing him dressed in traditional Chinese garb and surrounded by his students, circa 1891. The other depicts a family Crochet baptised in Shanghai on the day of Pentecost, 1891, with the backstamp of Tien Yen's Photographic Studio, Foochow Road. The other photographs in the album, some of which are mounted and some of which are loose, show orphans and other children of the mission school, Pre Crochet's residence, church and other buildings, numerous 'incurables' under Crochet's care in the mission hospice, and various scenes from daily life. Most images are captioned both on the verso and on the album page. Also included in the album are three postcards, one of them depicting a Chinese subject, andÑsomewhat incongruouslyÑtwo of them depicting Greek subjects.An engaging and poignant album documenting the interactions of a French missionary and the Chinese people.CONDITION: Album covers and spine good, photos generally good, a few loose, others nearly so, a few creased at corners and/or edges, most photos trimmed at corners to fit in photo mounts.

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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

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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.

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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]

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      L.U.C.E., ISTITUTO ITALIANO D'ARTI GRAFICHE, BERGAMO 1932 - L'ARTE PER TUTTI ITALIANO Coperta rigida con piccola foto in nero e con titoli rossi al piatto ed al dorsetto, ingiallita ai bordi ed al dorsetto e con lievi segni di usura, illustrazioni in nero fuori testo, pagine brunite ai bordi e con fioritura

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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)

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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]

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        Der neue Tag.) Lithographie auf Van Gelder Zonen, links unten signiert. [Bln., Handdruck von O. Felsing 1932.] Blattgr. 62,3 : 46,9/ Bildgr. 43,2 : 31,5 cm. - Umlaufend gering beschnitten, gerahmt.

      - Schult 294. Einer von wenigen Abzügen auf Bütten mit dem Wasserzeichen "Van Gelder Zonen" (Gesamtauflage etwa 150 ungezählte Stücke). Jahresgabe des Deutschen Kunstvereins für 1932. - Zwei hornblasende Gestalten vor einer strahlenförmig sich ausbreitenden Lohe auf einem äußersten Gipfel stehend, dessen zwischen den unteren Bildwinkeln flach geschwungene Kuppe ihnen noch eben Raum bietet; die rechte aufrecht, untersetzten Leibes, bedeckt von einem schwer herabfallenden Tuche, dessen Ende über den linken Arm geschlagen ist; die andere hockend vorgebeugt, die Linke auf dem Knie, beide aus vollen Backen blasend: "Horchet! horcht dem Sturm der Horen!" (Faust, 2. Teil, 1. Akt).

      [Bookseller: Michael Lehr Antiquariat für Literatur]
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        Vtoroe rozhdenie: Trudovaia kommuna im. F.E. Dzerzhinskogo [i.e. The Second Birth: Dzerzhinsky's Working Commune]

      Khar'kov 1932 - 124, [4] pp.: ill. 22x15 cm. In original publisher's wrappers. Very good, slightly rubbed, small tears and losses of small pieces of spine, Soviet bookshop's stamp on the recto of the rear wrapper, front wrapper is partly detached from the block. The first and only edition. One of 3000 copies. Extremely rare. Constructivist styled book design. This edition is a detailed report of the 5 year work of the Dzerzhinsky's children's working commune with statistical data and richly illustrated by photographs of children and young people, produce, working process. A very interesting section of the book includes children's life stories. The last pages of the book contain notes and lyrics of Dzerzhinsky's commune's march. By the beginning of the 1920s there were about 6 million homeless children in Russia as a result of the World War I and Russian Civil War. In 1921 Felix Dzerzhinsky (1877-1926) announced the idea of a working commune for children that will reduce the level of homelessness. The first commune appeared near Poltava that year. In 1927 it moved to Khar'kov commune named after Felix Dzerzhinsky and contained 60 children. During the first year a new commune organized agricultural production to feed themselves and next year it was decided to produce goods that are not available in the Soviet market. This production allowed the communards to master complex professions. As a result the Dzerzhinsky's commune built the first Soviet factory of electric drills and a little later they created the production of cameras. In 1930s they published several guides to these products. Worldcat locates no copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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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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        Le livre de Marco Polo gentilhomme venitien 1271-1295

      Paris. Le Cent Une 1932 - Edition of 111 copies including 9 original full page etchings by Marietta Lydis, realized on Arches des Vosges paper watermarked "Les Cent Une". 2 of the etchings are signed in pencil by the artist. Exceptionally fine copy, in perfect conditions. The book may be located and shipped from Italy, France or UK. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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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.

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      Dr. R. Färber, Mährisch-Ostrau 1932 - Octavo. 126 (4)pp. Original red quarter cloth over color illustrated boards with red and black lettering on cover, gilt on spine. Cover and title page illustrated by Gre Edelstein. Collection of 24 fairy tales for Jewish children by the popular author also known for her children songs and theater pieces. The fairy tales are precious due to their pronounced ethics embedded in stories around the traditional Jewish values. Includes various press releases about her books at rear. Text in German. Binding with light wear along edges, small chips, and lightly rubbed. Light age-toning of block. Binding in overall good, interior in very good condition. Ilse Herlinger was born in Vitkovice (Ostrava) in the Moravian-Silesian region of the Czech Republic. In 1930 she married Willi Weber and settled in Prague where she wrote for children's periodicals and became a producer for Czech Radio. Ilse Herlinger arrived at concentration camp in Theresienstadt in 1942 where she worked as a night nurse in the camp's children's infirmary. During imprisonment Herlinger wrote about 60 poems and set them to music, including "Lullaby," "I Wandered through Theresienstadt," " The Lidice Sheep" and others. Herlinger's most popular book was "Mendel Rosenbusch: Tales for Jewish Children" (1929) and her Theresienstadt poetry was published under the title "The Scooter Race and Other Stories" (1930). Her husband was deported to Auschwitz in 1944 and Ilse Herlinger volunteered to join him with their son Tommy. Herlinger and her son were sent to the gas chambers on their arrival. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      The Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers [1932]., Indianapolis - 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 is the more common of the two. A stunning copy. (#147377) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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.

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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]

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        The Odyssey (Bruce Rogers copy)

      Bruce Rogers, Wilfred Merton & Emery Walker, London 1932 - A rare opportunity to see a fine copy of this glorious edition of T.E. Lawrence's translation of the Odyssey, This is Bruce Rogers copy with his bookplate and a presentation inscription signed by Bruce Rogers Bound in full black leather that is in a fine unmarked condition and contained in the very good original black slipcase, itself protected in a worn box. Printed on grey paper, watermarked with a Greek galley and printed with aromatic ink that still holds the spicy aroma. The title page and each chapter heading has a roundel of gold leaf printed with a Greek vase design, the printing of these took seven separate impressions and is a wonderful feature of the book. In Joseph Blumenthal's "Bruce Rogers. A Life in Letters," Blumenthal describes this volume; "I believe the Bruce Rogers Odyssey is indisputably amongst the most beautiful books ever produced. It is difficult to describe a work of genius . In the Odyssey without tricks or accessory decoration, with a classic austerity akin to the timeless proportions of the Parthenon, with only type and paper and ink, with consummate skill, Rogers created a masterpiece". Here indeed is a fine copy of this master work, without doubt one of the most handsome volumes in the Lawrence cannon. As an added bonus the Lawrence translation is still most readable, so the volume offered combines printing excellence with a practical and readable text. Limited to 530 copies. An exceptional copy of this fine landmark volume. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" Tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Military Operations France and Belgium, 1916 Volume I, Volume II, Appendices Volume I, Appendices Volume II, Maps Volume I [5 Volumes]

      Macmillan and Co. Limited 1932, 1938, London - The two text volumes are in very good clean condition but with fading to the spines. There is slight spotting to the page edges and very slight cracking to the first volume but the contents are all in fine clean condition. Loose inside are soiled and worn addenda sheets for the 1916 volumes. The two appendices are both in very good clean condition with fading to the spine of the first volume. This has an ex libris bookplate of J. B. Jarvis but the contents are fine and clean. The maps in the second volume are all present and in fine clean condition as is the text. The map case has library markings to its faded spine and stamps & markings inside. The case is a little stained but is otherwise very good. All the maps are present and in very good clean condition with no indication of library markings/stamps seen. A very heavy set for overseas shipping purposes. Sent from our bookshop in the UK. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: City Bookshop ABA, ILAB, PBFA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Zimnol Books (P.B.F.A.)]
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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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        [Photo Albums]: Nazi Officer Training. Three Volumes

      Germany: , 1932-1938. Germany. 1932-1938. Three albums. 1. Oblong quarto measuring 10" x 12.5" with paper boards; 2. string-tied oblong quarto measuring 8.5" x 12.5" tan cloth over paper boards; 3. small quarto measuring 9.5" x 8" textured tan and blue cloth. Together they contain 412 sepia-toned or black and white gelatin silver photographs measuring between 1.5" x 1.75" and 4.5" x 7", some with captions in German. Very good or better albums with some rubbing with near fine photographs.A collection of photographs contained in three albums of a German Wehrmacht soldier, referred to only as Conrad, beginning in 1932, during the voluntary years of the army before Hitler enforced conscription. The photos show a combination of leisure activities, including sailing, hiking, and going to the orchestra, as well as army training. The first album is the most heavily captioned of the three and begins with photos of the orchestra while Conrad was attending the 1932 Schutz festival, a celebration of the music of German composer, Heinrich Schutz. Following these photos are images of men hiking and skiing a summit in either Germany or Austria. These images show the men posing with ropes and walking sticks, seemingly experienced climbers.Conrad was also an avid sailor and is seen throughout the albums with friends boating in the North Sea. One section of photos shows the smiling German on a trip in May of 1932. They spent time on the beach and taking hikes. One group of photos shows Conrad and a young woman jumping off the docks and swimming. Other photos show rural Germany and Austria including various farms, with a woman tending to pigs and riding her motorcycle on a dirt road.By the fall of 1932 Conrad is seen participating in military training exercises. The men, shown on horseback practicing jumps and maneuvers, are smiling and happy in what appear to be officer uniforms. The Nazi party was gaining momentum and would soon take over German politics completely and these soldiers were seemingly early proponents of the new regime. He included pictorial postcards of early photos of Der Fuhrer in his albums. One photo shows a car of high ranking Nazi officers with swastika armbands driving past a crowd giving the Nazi salute. The albums continue to show army training along with the soldier's quarters and uniformed men. They are seen sitting in trenches, posing in fields, smoking cigarettes, and marching. There are numerous photos of officers, one of whom is saluting while riding a bicycle, as well as groups of men training and marching along the German countryside, participating in target practice, marching in water, and running across fields. Conrad's fellow soldiers also had a company puppy which is seen in the arms of several officers, as well as in his cage.An extensive collection of photographs detailing the early days of Hitler's army and the carefree life of a German officer outside of his training. .

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        Consequences A complete story in the manner of the old parlour game in nine chapters each by a different author.

      The Golden Cockerel Press Waltham Saint Lawrence 1932 - 8vo. #181 of 200 copies on hand made paper signed by the authors [and illustrator]. (There was also an unsigned edition on machine made paper of 1000 copies.) Original quarter navy leather with patterned cloth boards. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Frontispiece engraved by Eric Ravilious. A tiny amount of rubbing to head and tail of spine. Near fine. The authors include Sean O'Faolain, A.E. Coppard and Elizabeth Bowen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anthony Smith Books]
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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.  

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