viaLibri Requires Cookies CLICK HERE TO HIDE THIS NOTICE

Displayed below are some selected recent viaLibri matches for books published in 1932

        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).

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
 1.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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.

      [Bookseller: oldimprints.com]
 2.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  


        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.

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
 3.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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]
 4.   Check availability:     maremagnum.com     Link/Print  


        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

      [Bookseller: Librairie FAUGUET]
 5.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        THE GAP IN THE CURTAIN

      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. ]
 6.   Check availability:     ABAA     Link/Print  


        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]
 7.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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]
 8.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        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]
 9.   Check availability:     buchfreund.de     Link/Print  


        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]
 10.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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]
 11.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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.

      [Bookseller: Robinson Street Books, IOBA]
 12.   Check availability:     IOBABooks     Link/Print  


        Brave New World

      Chatto & Windus, London 1932 - Blue cloth with gold lettering on the spine, preliminary pages then 306 pages. 5 X 7.75 inches. Very good, Spine ends, edges and corners rubbed, age toning at the page edges, and top edge. Internally clean throughout. Some lean to the spine, endpapers all sound at the hinges. Brief, curious inscription on the front free endpaper. Signed by Aldous Huxley, in ink, on the title page, beneath his printed name which he has crossed through with a pen stroke. No dustwrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jacques Gander]
 13.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        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]
 14.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  


        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]
 15.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Death Under Sail

      The Crime Club (1932), Garden City - The first U.S. edition of this highly acclaimed author's first book. Original black cloth decorated and lettered in yellow. The book has some very minor soiling to the endpapers. Top edge stained yellow. The jacket has some minor soiling but remains quite bright and very pleasing. Unattributed dust jacket art. 8vo, 307pp. Published in the UK in 1932. Listed in Hubin. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: First Place Books]
 16.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Discretions and Indiscretions

      New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1932. Hardcover. Good +. vi, 333 pp. 8vo. 18 b&w plates (incl. frontispiece). Canadian edition. Light brown cloth. Red lettering faded on front cover. Spine and right margin of back cover spotted, spine slightly cocked. Autobiography of the famous fashion designer and Titanic Survivor Gordon, incl. three chapters devoted to the Titanic disaster.

      [Bookseller: Brown and Dickson (ABAC, ILAB)]
 17.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Bauer-Pezellen, Tina. - Kleines Mädchen.

      - Zeichnung / Bleistiftzeichnung, auf hellgelbem Maschinenpapier, 1932. Von Tina Bauer-Pezellen. 38,0 x 24,0 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Am Blattrand links unten monogrammiert und datiert: "T.P. 32". - Sehr guter Erhaltungszustand. Tina Bauer-Pezellen (1897 Cattaro / Dalmatien - 1979 Weimar). Deutsche Malerin und Grafikerin. Studierte 1917-24 an Akademien und Kunstgewerbeschulen in Wien und München. Wirkte unter anderem in Aussig und München, ließ sich um 1937 mit dem Fotografen Siegbert Bauer in Weimar nieder. Gelangte vom Wiener Expressionismus her kommend unter dem Einfluss von Oskar Kokoschka, Egon Schiele und George Grosz zur Neuen Sachlichkeit und zum Verismus. Ihre traurig-ernsten Kinderbilder strahlen eine Intensität und Innigkeit aus, wie sie nur selten zu sehen sind.

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
 18.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        ZYDZI W POSCE ODRODZONEJ. ( JEWS IN THE RESTORED POLAND) 2 Volumes

      Warsaw 1932 - 1932-1933. Some 1200pp for the 2 volumes. Richly illustrated.Some in colour. Volume 2 the last pages and some other have been repaired. Pages 323-334 of volume 2 are reproduced in photographic copies. Otherwise a very good anc clean copy. EXTREMELY RARE BOOK ABOUT THE POLISH JEWS Very fine illustrations. Very well bound with marbled bords. SHIPPING WORLDWIDE INCLUDED. Size: 4to [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: M.POLLAK ANTIQUARIAT Est.1899, ABA, ILAB]
 19.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Nuovissima Pubblicazione DINAMO FUTURISTA. Periodico Mensile Illustrato.

      1932 - 23x30. A dos tintas. Excelente estado. Billboard para promocionar la revista.

      [Bookseller: Carmen Alonso Libros]
 20.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Arbeiten ehemaliger Bauhaus-Studierender aus der Tschechoslowakei, der Schweiz, Ungarn und aus Deutschland/Ost.

      Format der aufgezogenen Photos 30 x 43 cm, 2 Bl., 17 Photos, OLwd.-Box mit eingelegten Blättern, Verlagsfrisch. Nr. IX von insgesamt 50 Exemplaren (davon 10 unverkäufl. Belegexempare). Folgende PhotographInnen sind beteiligt: Blühovà, Irena (Fuhrmann II, 1932 Versuch bei Peterhans I, 1932). Brandt, Marianne (Studie mit Metallkugel, 1927 Späne/In der ME in Dessau, 1927). Collein, Edmund (Das Innere eines Konzernflügels, 1928 Doppelbelichtung mit Grammophon, 1928). Ehrlich, Franz (Ta-Ti-To-Tal-Theater, 1927 Relief aus dem Unterricht Joost Schmidt, 1929). Foltyn, Ladislav (Notenblatt und Stimmgabel, 1929 Materialgerechtigkeit, Struktur u. Kontrast, 1929). Gerson-Collein, Lotte (Arbeitspause im Vorkurs, 1928 Portrait Hannes Meyer, 1928). Hennig, Albert (Jüdische Familie auf Notre-Dame in Paris, 1932). Pap, Gyula (Ziegeleiarbeiter, 1924 Dachziegel, 1924). Schawinsky, Xanti (Treppenspuk, 1925 Tänzerin, 1929). Bei den Photos handelt sich um Vergrösserungen von den Repro-Negativen oder Original-Glasnegative. Jede Arbeit wurde auf der Rückseite v. den Künstlernen signiert. Für Xanti Schawinsky signierte Frau Gisela Schawinsky, für Gyula Pap signierte Frau Lenke Haulisch-Pap. Die Arbeiten von Marianne Brandt wurden - noch mit ihrem Einverständnis - m. der reproduzierten Signatur u. der handschriftlichen Signatur des Herausgebers versehen.

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
 21.   Check availability:     booklooker.de     Link/Print  


        12 GRABADOS DE COSTUMBRES ARGENTINAS. LUIS MACAYA.

      Buenos Aires 1932 - 12 GRABADOS DE COSTUMBRES ARGENTINAS. LUIS MACAYA. Buenos Aires. 1932. Carpeta entelada. Se tiraron 200 ejemplares, siendo el que se ofrece uno de los 50 impresos en papel pluma. Todos los grabados fueron superpuestos sobre hojas sueltas, llevando titulo y firma del artista. Nota biográfica de sobre Macaya por Sixto C. Marteli. Al ejemplar le falta una de los grabados. Algunos despasgtes en la tela y bordes de las hojas que contienen los grabados. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cabalgando en un Silbido]
 22.   Check availability:     IberLibro     Link/Print  


        Iconographie, ichtyologie de l'Indochine : Poissons des campagnes du "de Lanessan" (1925-1929), 1ère partie

      First edition, only the first is paru.Ouvrage published under the auspices of the Institute of Oceanography Indochine.Ouvrage illustrated with 50 superb plates fishery off-color text and 12 figures in the marginal spots on texte.Petites the back and the front cover, a trace of angular bend at the bottom of the second flat, nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Gouvernement général de l'Indochine Saïgon 1932 25,5x32cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
 23.   Check availability:     Direct From Seller     Link/Print  


        URSS EN CONSTRUCTION REVUE MENSUELLE ILLUSTRÉE [Whole Number 6].

      [Moscow: State Publishing House of Graphic Arts, June 1932. - Folio (41.5 x 30cm). Typographic wrappers. Heavily illustrated with photographs. Corners a bit bumped, some wear along spine, with split below lower staple, otherwise very good. Founded by Maxim Gorky and published in the Soviet Union from 1930 to 1941 (and 1949), under the general editorship of G. Piatakov. An issue of this innovative periodical devoted to Soviet Civil Aviation. This is the French language edition, translator not identified. "All the visual strategies of the propaganda photobooks, designed by Lissitsky, Rodchenko and others were developed in USSR in Construction, one of the most beautifully produced magazines of the twentieth century" - Parr-Badger. Versions were also published in Russian, German and English. PARR-BADGER I:148

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature, ABAA]
 24.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        The King of the Golden River. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

      - London: Harrap, 1932. 8vo. 48pp. With 4 color plates and 15 black and white illustrations. Original full limp vellum, titles and decoration to upper board gilt, top edge gilt, housed in a paper slipcase with printed label. A fine copy. Limited to 570 numbered copies signed by Rackham. Rackham's critical reputation waxes and wanes over the decades like that of many, perhaps most, artists, but the undying appeal of his book illustrations for generation after generation of wide-eyed children remains constant. His Alice and Peter Pan are immortal, his ghosts and goblins inimitable, his trees and landscapes uniquely imaginative in ways that people of any age can respond to. His art utterly defines an era of children's book illustration in the way that Cruikshank and Greenaway did in their eras or Sendak did in ours. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller, ABAA]
 25.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Les spectacles à travers les âges Musique Danse Association copy - Jean-Paul Brusset, Havelock Ellis, Marika Rivera

      Paris: Éditions du Cygne. Very Good-. 1932. First Edition. Paperback. Quarto, original printed wrappers, frontis., 15 plates and many in-text and full page illustrations. A little age darkening to covers with one small blot, small nick to spine tail. Clean and tight. Inscribed to the owner (likely to be Marika the daughter of Marevna and Diego Rivera) by Havelock Ellis in French " la danse se trouve à l'origine de l'art .... " and to " ... mon grand amour ..." by 'Paul Brusset', 13.10.1940. ; L'évolution de la musique à travers les ages Notes historiques sur les principaux instruments de musique, Musique et mécanisme, La danse dans l'Antiquité, Le ballet de cour, La révolution d'Isadora Duncan, Les Ballets Russes, Les Ballets Suédois, Le décor de ballet, Les danses régionales françaises, Les bals publics de Paris; 366pp pages .

      [Bookseller: Marijana Dworski Books]
 26.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        [Photo Albums]: Nazi Officer Training. Three Volumes

      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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
 27.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        MISTER TOOTLEOO ONE & TWO

      1932 . Darwin, Bernard and Elinor. MISTER TOOTLEOO ONE & TWO. London: The Nonesuch Press, 1932. Unpaginated. illus. b/w drawings. 4to. As new unread copy in the original chipped glassine wrapper $500.00

      [Bookseller: Columbia Books, Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
 28.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Autograph book with Stanley Spencer Autograph

      ca. 1930s. Hardcover. Very Good. 16 x 20 cm. [138 p.]. Green cloth boards with gold lettering. All edges gilt. Front board has a "wave" to it. Front free endpaper missing. First page inscribed "Furzedown School 1932." Autographed by Stanley Spencer, a painter of imaginative and religious subjects, landscapes and occasional portraits, many of them set in and around Cookham, Berkshire. Spencer's autograph appears on p. 7, dated August 16th, 1935. The book also has 2 watercolours (one of a cute terrier) and 1 sketch. Not by Spencer but both well done. Book belonged to "Joan" and was a birthday present from her "Snowball" grandparents, St. Leonards on Sea, in 1932.

      [Bookseller: Attic Books]
 29.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller, ABAA]
 30.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Der Krieg zur See 1914 - 1918 - Der Handelskrieg mit U-Booten - 1.- 3. Band in 3 Büchern KOMPLETT!

      Berlin, Mittler & Sohn Verlag, 1932 - 1. Band: Vorgechichte. 2. Band: Februar bis September 1915. 3. Band: Oktober 1915 bis Januar 1917. Gebundene Ausgabe, illustrierte Original-Halbleineneinband, 269 + 299 + 400, Karten, In Band 2 + 3 Widmung der Offiziere der Offiziermesse Wolf (Torpedobbot) an ihren Kommandanten - guter und kompletter Zustand - 1932, 1933 und 1934. (C2082) Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 3010 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht - Preise inkl. MwSt]
 31.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        GLI ELEMENTI DELL'ARCHITETTURA FUNZIONALE. Sintesi panoramica dell’architettura moderna: 676 riproduzioni. Prefazione di Le Corbusier. Introduzione di Carlo Ciucci.

      Ulrico Hoepli Editore,, Milano 1932 - 23X28. 8hh.+538pp.+2hh. Integramente ilustrado con láminas en negro. Buen interior. 1 línea del prefacio subrayada a lápiz rojo. SARTORIS, Alberto (Torino 1901 - Cassonay-Ville, Lausanne 1998). Prólogo de Le Corbusier sobre arquitectura racional. Fotografías con obras de Aalto, Albini, Baldessari, Belgiojoso, Bottoni, , Breuer, Cattaneo, Cereghini, Figini, Gardella, Garnier, Griffini, Gropius, Le Corbusier, Lingeri, Mies van der Rohe, Nervi, Neutra, Nizzoli, Pagano, Peressutti, Perret, Persico, Pollini, Ponti, Sant'Elia, Sartoris, Tatlin, Terragni, Wright ecc. Dipinti e sculture di Andreoni, Arp, Belli, Benedetta, Boccioni, Tullio d'Albisola, De Chirico, Di Bosso, Diulgheroff, Dottori, Fillia, Lucio Fontana, Ghiringhelli, Kandinskij, Léger, Licini, Lissitzkij, Magnelli, Melotti, Monachesi, Mondrian, Morandi, Oriani, Prampolini, Radice, Reggiani, Rho, Savinio, Severini, Soldati, Tato, Van Doesburg, Veronesi, y otros. Tela editorial con alguna mancha de uso. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Carmen Alonso Libros]
 32.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        RAGGEDY ANN'S LUCKY PENNIES

      M. A. Donohue & Company, Chicago and New York 1932 - Gruelle, Johnny. RAGGEDY ANN'S LUCKY PENNIES. Chicago and New York: M. A. Donohue & Company, (1932). 8vo - 6-1/8" x 9-1/8". Black cloth backed color pictorial boards with edge and corner wear. A remnant of the original dust wrapper comprised of the spine, back panel and back flap. Color pictorial endpapers. 94 pp. Extensively illustrated with black and white drawings within text and full color drawings, both full page and within text. There are a few inconsequential short closed tears effecting neither drawings nor text and one 4-1/4" long closed tear on page 55/56 that effects only text. What makes this copy so special is the signed presentation of the front endpaper, dated September 19, 1936 from Johnny Gruelle to one "Carlie", along with an original pen and ink drawing of Raggedy Ann, Gruelle's most famous character creation, sitting on a garland of flowers. The condition of the book is GOOD. The condition of both the drawing and inscription is FINE and really beyond special. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wallace & Clark, Booksellers]
 33.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (With the Original Slipcase)

      The Limited Editions Club, New York 1932 - A lovely copy of this 1932 Limited Editions Club offering, #177 of 1,500 copies issued. This is not one of the roughly 500 or so copies which include the leaf signed by Alice Hargreaves (the "original Alice") but this copy is signed at the colophon by Frederic Warde, who was responsible for the typography and the handsome morocco binding. Clean and Near Fine in its full red leather, with lavish gilt-tooling and decoration at the the panels. Internally, very clean, with no writing or markings of any kind. Octavo, all edges gilt, the legendary John Tenniel illustrations accompany the text. Also includes a tight, solid example of the publisher's light-blue, printed slipcase, with customary darkening along the spine and pronounced spotting at the front panel (and a bit to the spine and the rear panel). One of the unquestioned highspots in the illustrious history of the Limited Editions Club. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: APPLEDORE BOOKS, ABAA]
 34.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Portrait photograph of Paul Muni

      New York, 1932. Published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Bust portrait of the actor. 1 vols. 35 x 27.7 cm. (approximately 14 x 11 inches). Embossed stamp lower left corner, verso docketed on verso, giving the name of the sitter, the date of the session, and a reference to negative and print ("VII D"). Published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Bust portrait of the actor. 1 vols. 35 x 27.7 cm. (approximately 14 x 11 inches).

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
 35.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Portrait photograph of Clifton Webb

      New York 1932 - Published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Half-length in profile. 1 vols. 23.4 x 16.9 cm (Approximately 9-1/4 x 6-5/8 inches). Photographer's embossed stamp lower left, atelier stamp on rear and docketed with the name of the sitter, date, and number of the print ("pb - 27"), and indications for enlargement to the printer (116%) Half-length in profile. 1 vols. 23.4 x 16.9 cm (Approximately 9-1/4 x 6-5/8 inches) Published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
 36.   Check availability:     AbeBooks     Link/Print  


        Changed: Being an Account of a Voyage in Modern Persia.

      Southampton: privately printed at the Camelot Press,, 1932. With illustrations by Christopher and Angela Sykes. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Black and white frontispiece and 15 other plates. Spine gently rolled, corners of boards a little bumped, light foxing to prelims and fore edge of text block. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression, of the author's first book. Sykes, whose father had helped found the Arab Bureau with T. E. Lawrence and signed the Sykes–Picot agreement of 1916, took a course in Persian studies at the School of Oriental Studies, London. He later became honorary attaché at the British Legation in Tehran, 1930–31. This privately printed book describes two journeys, from Yazd to Shiraz, and from Shiraz to Isfahan, undertaken in the latter half of 1931. He later spent two years travelling in Persia and Afghanistan with Robert Byron, an adventure captured in Byron's The Road to Oxiana (1937). The book is rare, with no copy in the British Library, Copac locating a National Trust copy only in Britain and OCLC locating only the copy at the Harry Ransom collection, University of Texas, Austin.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
 37.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        THE NARROW CORNER

      London: William Heinemann Ltd., [1932].. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 1-293 [294-296: blank] [first and last leaves are blanks], original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and gold, Heinemann windmill device stamped in black on rear panel. First edition. A presentation copy with brief signed inscription by Maugham to Gilbert Norcutt on the front free endpaper. A story set in the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia) where a sullen young Australian, cruising the almost forgotten islands of the Malay Archipelago after killing a prominent politician in Sydney, has a passionate love affair on an island which causes further tragedy. A film based on Maugham's novel was made in 1933. It was directed by Alfred E. Green and featured Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Patricia Ellis and Ralph Bellamy in the leading roles. Stott A44a. Top edge of text block just a bit foxed, a nearly fine copy in good pictorial 7/6 dust jacket (designed by Youngman Carter) with chips from edges. Uncommon in jacket, and more so signed. (#156904)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
 38.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        THE INVINCIBLE ADAM

      New York: Liveright, Inc., Publishers, [1932].. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [1-2] [i-xii] [xiii-xiv] 1-451 [452: blank], flyleaves at front and rear, original black cloth, spine stamped in gold, t.e.g., fore and bottom edges rough trimmed. First edition. Copy number 5 of 100 numbered copies signed by Viereck. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Viereck to his son Peter on the first blank: "For the Invincible Peter / from / his / Invincible Father / 1932. The third book of a fantasy trilogy, this one being "the story of the protohuman Kotikokura ... A sweeping pseudo-allegorical fantasy, lavishly decorated with irony, presenting psychosexual theories that are only slightly tongue-in-cheek. The authors' breezily casual treatment of history is amusing, and their determination to challenge (and if possible offend) conventional moral sensibility has a certain debonair panache." - Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 5-298. Angenot and Khouri, "An International Bibliography of Prehistoric Fiction," SFS, VIII (March 1981), 47. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature IV, pp. 1918-21. Not in Bloch (2002; 2010). Bleiler (1978), p. 200. Reginald 04752. Bookplate of Peter Viereck affixed to front paste-down. Light wear along bottom edge of front cover, minor dog-ears to upper corners of first few leaves, a bright, nearly fine copy in very good three-color pictorial dust jacket (with illustration by Remour Ponsaing) with wear at edges and shallow chips from upper spine end. (#152524)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
 39.   Check availability:     Biblio     Link/Print  


        Changed: Being an Account of a Voyage in Modern Persia. With illustrations by Christopher and Angela Sykes.

      Southampton: privately printed at the Camelot Press, 1932 - Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Spine gently rolled, corners of boards a little bumped, light foxing to prelims and fore edge of text block. An excellent copy. Black and white frontispiece and 15 other plates. First edition, first impression, of the author's first book. Sykes, whose father had helped found the Arab Bureau with T. E. Lawrence and signed the Sykes–Picot agreement of 1916, took a course in Persian studies at the School of Oriental Studies, London. He later became honorary attaché at the British Legation in Tehran, 1930–31. This privately printed book describes two journeys, from Yazd to Shiraz, and from Shiraz to Isfahan, undertaken in the latter half of 1931. He later spent two years travelling in Persia and Afghanistan with Robert Byron, an adventure captured in Byron's The Road to Oxiana (1937). The book is rare, with no copy in the British Library, Copac locating a National Trust copy only in Britain and OCLC locating only the copy at the Harry Ransom collection, University of Texas, Austin. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
 40.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        Le pèlerinage de la Mecque. Au point de vue religieux, social et sanitaire. Avec une préface de Justin Godart.

      Paris: Les Éditions Rieder, 1932 - Octavo. Original printed card wrappers. Lightly rubbed and soiled on the wrappers, pale toning, else very good. 8 plates, maps and tables to the text. First edition, one of 12 copies hors commerce ("sur papier Alfa mousse des papeteries Navarre, non mis dans le commerce"), of this detailed study of the hajj with particular emphasis on medical aspects. In 1928 the author had been appointed inspector general of the Conseil sanitaire, maritime et quarantenaire d'Egypte, or International Quarantine Board. Duguet had already spent several years in the Levant as inspector general of health services of the states under French Mandate, responsible for the medical supervision of the pilgrimage to Mecca. Macro 871. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
 41.   Check availability:     ZVAB     Link/Print  


        DAMIT AND OTHER STORIES.

      Singapore: Rickard Limited. 1932. original patterned gold cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black.. A very good copy. Copy held by British Library; another at Singapore. National Library. (#153415). First edition.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc. ]
 42.   Check availability:     ABAA     Link/Print  

______________________________________________________________________________


      Home     Wants Manager     Library Search     562 Years   Links     Contact      Search Help      Terms of Service     


Copyright © 2018 viaLibri™ Limited. All rights reserved.