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        North to the Orient

      1935. Signed. LINDBERGH, Anne Morrow. North to the Orient. New York: Harcourt Brace, (1935). Octavo, original blue cloth, original dust jacket. $2900.First edition of Anne Morrow LindberghÂ’s account of her journey to Alaska and along the Arctic Circle to Russia, China and Japan. Inscribed on the half title: “For Mayor and Mrs. Theodore J. Koenig, from Anne Morrow Lindbergh” and beneath his wifeÂ’s inscription Charles Lindbergh has signed, “Charles A. Lindbergh. Long Barn, 1936.”In July of 1931, Anne Morrow Lindbergh took off with her husband Charles in their aircraft Sirius on a journey that would extend for over two months and take her to places “where no white woman had been before.” Their voyage took them from College Point, Long Island, to Alaska, then by way of St. Lawrence Island to Siberia, Kamchatka, and Japan. From Osaka, where they discovered a stowaway in the plane, they crossed the Yellow Sea to China and went up the Yangtze River to Nanking, where they brought aid to flood refugees. With maps by Charles Lindbergh. Book about-fine. Dust jacket very good with several chips, affecting the first word of the title on the spine. A desirable inscribed copy.

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        King Jasper. WITH: Autograph Letter signed

      , 1935. 1935. First Edition . Signed. (FROST, Robert) ROBINSON, Edwin Arlington. King Jasper. A Poem by Edwin Arlington Robinson. WITH: FROST, Robert. Autograph letter signed. New York: Macmillan, 1935. Octavo, original half black cloth, green cloth covers, original glassine, original slipcase with printed paper label. $5000.Limited first edition of Arlington

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        Fine pair of presentation photos signed and dated (1895-1952, King of England) & ELIZABETH (1900-2002, Queen of Great Britain)

      1935 - showing her half length wearing a plain dress with long strings of pearls and he is head and shoulders looking directly at the camera wearing a casual suit, in original blue morocco presentation frames with monograms at the domed heads, each 8½" x 6" in frames 12½" x 8" overall, no place, From the collection of Major-General Sir Douglas KENDREW KCMG, CB, CBE, DSO, Governor of Western Australia 1963 - 1973.

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        Butterfield 8

      New York: Harcourt Brace, 1935. First edition. Black cloth, a used copy, with wear to the edges of the boards, some small internal stains, in a nice dust jacket (supplied from another copy). Inscribed by O'Hara to his first wife Helen Petit (whom he had married in 1931 and divorced in 1933) eight days before publication, "To my darling Pet with love John. October 9, 1935." Chemise and half morocco box.

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        Sämtliche Werke. Einzige vollständige Ausgabe. Hrsg. v. Joseph Eiselein. DABEI TAFELBAND: ABBILDUNGEN zu Johann Winckelmanns sämtlichen Werken (1835) und Denkmale der Kunst des Atlertums zu J. W's Sämtlichen Werken. 1 Brieffaksimile eingebunden.

      Donauöschingen (Donaueschingen) Verlag deutscher Classiker 1935 - 12 Bde + Tafelband (2 Tle in 1 Bd.) 8° / Folio. Ppbd. d. Zt. und Halbleder d. Zt. Rücken mit fachgerechter Reparatur! Letzte 3 Bll. im Tafelband mit Wasserrand am ob.Eck. Sprache: Deutsch 1.100 gr. Ppbd. d. Zt. und Halbleder d. Zt. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE CASE OF THE COUNTERFEIT EYE

      New York: William Morrow, 1935. First Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Fine/Very Good-. Ocatvo. A fine copy bound in black cloth with red lettering in a very good- dust jacket with mild creases, short closed tears and edge wear. 306 pp.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Fine and attractive photograph by The Misses Selby, New York, (Anne, 1906-2001, pioneering American Aviator, author, and wife of CHARLES, 1902-1974, American Aviator, First to fly solo non-stop across the Atlantic in 1927)

      1935 - signed, inscribed and dated 'For Elsie Whateley from Anne Lindbergh', showing her seated, three quarter length, almost full face, with her son Charles Augustus on her knee, (born 22nd June 1930, kidnapped 1st March 1932), she is looking down to show him something with its cover turned back, he is in a little shirt and shorts, holding a ball, his attention caught by something to the left, Mrs Lindbergh is in a print dress with short flounced sleeves, 6¼" x 6¼" circle in margins 7¾" x 7¼", June The Lindberghs were married in 1929 and Charles jr was born on 22nd June 1930. Elsie Whateley and her husband Ollie, both from England, joined the household as cook and butler. On the night of the kidnapping, Ollie and Lindbergh searched the woods round the house, and Anne, Elsie, and Betty Gow the nursemaid, all the rooms and closets. Charlie's body was not found in the woods near Hopewell till 12th May 1932. The police focused solely on Richard Hauptmann as alleged kidnapper, insisting that there was only one set of foot prints, even though a second had been found leading away from the house. So at Hauptmann's trial, 2nd January - 13th February 1935, his counsel, Edward J. Reilly, could only advance the theory that the kidnapping was 'an inside job'. The three women were closely cross-examined, the nursemaid most of all. Elsie testified that the shirt found on Charlie was the one they had put on him the night he had disappeared. Following the guilty verdict, Hauptmann appealed (2nd May 1935). Anne wrote to her mother saying that Elsie had not been back to England since Ollie had died, and that she wished to go home. Elsie in fact was Anne's last immediate contact with her son and this photograph, taken at most a few months before the kidnapping, will have been a gift at this time.

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        Seven Pillars of Wisdom [No 363 of 750 Copies]

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1935. Near Fine+. First Trade Edition, Limited Issue of one of the indisputable classics of twentieth century English literature, which assured Lawrence's place in history as "Lawrence of Arabia." Thick, square 8vo: 672pp, portrait frontispiece, 53 plates (some colored) by Kennington, Rothenstein, Roberts and others, 6 text illustrations, 3 facsimiles, and 4 folding maps. Publisher's original deep tan buckram, pigskin spine stamped in gilt; top edge stained brown, others uncut; gilt-stamped motto on upper board: "The sword also means clean-ness & death." Without the card slipcase. An excellent copy, top grain rubbed at spine ends, light fading and occasional spotting to cloth, otherwise virtually pristine and apparently unread (many pages unopened). O'Brien A40. National Geographic's 100 Greatest Adventure books. Third [i.e. second complete] edition, preceded by the incomplete "Oxford Times Edition of 1922 (eight copies only were printed) and the rare privately printed "Subscriber's Edition" of 1927 (limited to 211 copies, with only 170 copies complete), the first publicly available edition. "Seven Pillars, for all its unevenness of interest and quality, and its frequent straining for effect, is a great and memorable work [Churchill ranked it with 'the greatest books ever written in the English language.'] . . . Novelistic in many ways, in its creation of character most obviously, and in its imaginative qualities, [it] often tread[s] a fine line between purple prose and hauntingly luminous description, between accounts of monotonous camel rides or Bedouin encampments and passages of great spirituality and insight . . . That Seven Pillars is no straightforward historical or military record is clear (though its skilful and knowledgeable assimilation of historical, military and diplomatic background is equally so). Subsequent researches have shown it to be likely that Lawrence embellished the story in places to give his own part and prowess greater prominence. But . . . there is no doubt that his achievements as a military commander were remarkable . . . " (Literary Encyclopedia) Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Dojmy z SSSR [Impressions of the USSR]

      Brno: Exod, [1935]. First pocket edition. Paperback. 136pp. Sextodecimo in wraps. Short tear to spine at top, 1/2" tear to front hinge at foot creasing to rear wrap and to front wrap corners; interior is clean and tight. Illustrated with 9 drawings by the author. Curiously, while this copy has one of the woodcuts from the original edition as its cover illustration, the nine illustrations within are pen-and-ink drawings, not woodcuts. The text appears to have been printed from the same type as the third edition, although it does not follow the same pagination. An illustrated account of the author's travels to Leningrad, St. Petersburg, Moskow, Kharkiv, and Kiev. Bocho áková-Dittrichová also devotes a chapter each to a collective farm and the Dnieper Hydroelectric Station. Helena Bocho áková-Dittrichová (1894-1980) was the first female wordless novelist, and the only woman to work in this medium during its heyday. She was born in the Moravian region of what is now the Czech Republic and spent most of her life in Brno, the Moravian capital. She graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and in 1923 received a government scholarship to study printmaking in Paris. Bocho áková-Dittrichová's unpublished wordless novel Malí ka Na Cestách [The Artist on Her Journey] recounts this period in her life. In Paris, she first encountered the wordless novels of Flemish artist Franz Masereel, the originator of the form, and was inspired to create her own. Over the course of her long career, Bocho áková-Dittrichová published several wordless novels, along with travelogues and historical works. She also worked as a printmaker and illustrator, and was highly regarded in her native land, though largely unknown elsewhere. This changed in 2014, when the National Museum of Women in the Arts held an exhibition of her work entitled "The First Woman Graphic Novelist: Helena Bocho áková-Dittrichová," and this important artist finally began to gain global recognition. Her work, however, is still not widely available.

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        Geologie von Tirol

      Gebrüder Borntraeger, Berlin 1935 - gr. 8° (XII) 872 S., Seltene Erstausgabe komplett in 1 Band! Orig.-Ganzleinen farbige Unterstr. a. ca. 25 Seiten, Einband leicht angestaubt u. nachgedunkelt, guter Zustand [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Quartier nègre

      First edition, one of 30 numbered copies on alfa paper, the only large paper copies. Spine slightly faded, two tiny insignificant stains to head of ffep. Extremely scarce. Gallimard Paris 1935 12x19cm broché

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        La vie secrète de Salvador Dali

      First edition of the French adaptation by Michel Déon, one of 120 numbered copies on pur fil, the only large paper copies.Illustrations.A very good copy. La table ronde Paris 1935 12x19cm broché

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        Dojmy z SSSR [Impressions of the USSR]

      Brno: Exod, [1935]. First pocket edition. Paperback. 136pp. Sextodecimo in wraps. Short tear to spine at top, 1/2" tear to front hinge at foot creasing to rear wrap and to front wrap corners; interior is clean and tight. Illustrated with 9 drawings by the author. Curiously, while this copy has one of the woodcuts from the original edition as its cover illustration, the nine illustrations within are pen-and-ink drawings, not woodcuts. The text appears to have been printed from the same type as the third edition, although it does not follow the same pagination. An illustrated account of the author's travels to Leningrad, St. Petersburg, Moskow, Kharkiv, and Kiev. Bocho áková-Dittrichová also devotes a chapter each to a collective farm and the Dnieper Hydroelectric Station.Helena Bocho áková-Dittrichová (1894-1980) was the first female wordless novelist, and the only woman to work in this medium during its heyday. She was born in the Moravian region of what is now the Czech Republic and spent most of her life in Brno, the Moravian capital. She graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and in 1923 received a government scholarship to study printmaking in Paris. Bocho áková-Dittrichová's unpublished wordless novel Malí ka Na Cestách [The Artist on Her Journey] recounts this period in her life. In Paris, she first encountered the wordless novels of Flemish artist Franz Masereel, the originator of the form, and was inspired to create her own. Over the course of her long career, Bocho áková-Dittrichová published several wordless novels, along with travelogues and historical works. She also worked as a printmaker and illustrator, and was highly regarded in her native land, though largely unknown elsewhere. This changed in 2014, when the National Museum of Women in the Arts held an exhibition of her work entitled "The First Woman Graphic Novelist: Helena Bocho áková-Dittrichová," and this important artist finally began to gain global recognition. Her work, however, is still not widely available.

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        Green Hills of Africa.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. First edition of Hemingway's second work of nonfiction, an account of a month on safari he and his wife took in East Africa during December 1933. Octavo, original green cloth. Boldly inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Irma Wyckoff with very many thanks and much appreciation Ernest Hemingway." The recipient was the secretary of Hemingway's legendary editor, Maxwell Perkins. Some light fading to the cloth as usual in a bright near fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom full morocco clamshell and chemise box. A rare and desirable association copy. Green Hills of Africa was published in 1935, but initially appeared in Scribners Magazine the same year (Meyers, 1985). The first edition explains that Hemingway "attempted to write an absolutely true book to see whether the shape of a country and the pattern of a month's action can, if truly presented, compete with a work of the imagination." The author's intentions were quickly confirmed when the first print-run sold a popular 10,500 copies, and it was aptly praised by The New York Times as "[a] fine book on death in the African afternoon...The writing is the thing; that way he has of getting down with beautiful precision the exact way things look, smell, taste, feel, sound." Not unlike Hemingway's virtuosic abilities, Green Hills of Africa also offers the writer's opinions on the value of his contemporaries: "The good American writers are Henry James, Stephen Crane, and Mark Twain Henry James wanted to make money. He never did, of course." Hemingway adds that most American writers are inadequate and "came to a bad end" The value of Green Hills of Africa, therefore, is three-fold. It serves as masterly written entertainment, a successful social experiment that tested the receptivity of the American public, and an insight into the author's literary evaluation. The Observer is correct when it wrote, "If he were never to write again, his name would live as long as the English language, for Green Hills of Africa takes its place beside his other works on that small shelf in our libraries which we reserve for the classics."

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        HISTORY OF HERODOTUS OF HALICARNASSUS. The Translation of G. Rawlinson Revised and Annotated by A. W. Lawrence...To which is added a Life of Herodotus and the Behistun Inscription

      Bloomsbury: The Nonesuch Press, 1935. LIMITED EDITION and FIRST NONESUCH PRESS PRINTING one of only 675 numbered copies. This copy with the RARE PUBLISHER'S PROSPECTUS included. Illustrated with 9 large wood-engravings by V. Le Campion, one colour plate, and 9 double-page maps by T. Poulton. Printed in Nonesuch Plantin with Perpetua and Felicity italic types. Folio, publisher’s original half blue vellum over blue cloth, the spine lettered and elaborately decorated in gilt designs which follow to the turnovers , t.e.g. xxvi, 778 pp. A fine copy, clean and fresh and solid, the binding in beautiful condition with just a hint of the mellowing normally affecting the blue vellum used in binding this title, and without any of the bowing typical to the book. Internally very fresh and clean, a few spots to the end-papers only, the rare prospectus handsome and quite well preserved, with just a little foxing to the cover leaf. LIMITED EDITION, AND ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL MODERN PRINTINGS of the Greek historian. This is very pleasing copy: the gilt is brilliant, the boards are not bowed as is usual, and the volume is clean throughout. In all likelihood this particular copy has never been read. Herodotus, the Greek historian was often called the "father of history" due to his systematic collection of sources and his attempt at intellectual rigor. His merits were "...the diligence with which he collected his materials, the candour and impartiality with which he has placed his facts before the reader, the absence of party bias and undue national vanity, and the breadth of his conception of the historian’s office." His work represents the first significant Greek writing and covers the struggle between Asia and Europe, ending in the Persian invasion of Greece (490 to 479 BC).

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        Der Wochenmarkt in der Crellestraße in Berlin-Schöneberg, um 1992. Original-Ölgemälde auf Leinwand, ohne Rahmen, Format 60 x 80 cm.

      Der Blick von oben geht nach Osten, im Hintergrund ist der Berliner Fernsehturm und das Springer-Hochhaus zu sehen. - Der Künstler Klaus Heidtke ist 1935 in Berlin geboren, Studium an der Meisterschule für Kunsthandwerk, unterrichtete bis zum Jahr 2000 an der Hochschule der Künste Berlin (HDK, heute UDK), zahlreiche Einzel- und Gemeinschaftsausstellungen. Außer den Berlinbildern ist Klaus Heidtke mit Stilleben, Akt- und Porträtbildern hervorgetreten. Weitere Bilder von Klaus Heidtke finden Sie auf unserer Homepage.

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        Essays und Publizistik : kritische Gesamtausgabe in neun Bänden. Bd.6 : Februar 1933 bis 1935, 2 Bde.

      1158 Seiten Taschenbuch 2 Teilbände von Band 6 / Gebrauchtexemplar aus Rücksendung mit kleinem Fehler aus Versand. Zustand fast wie neu. Tagesaktueller, sicherer und weltweiter Versand. Wir liefern grundsätzlich mit beigelegter Rechnung. 1052811.01

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        Green Hills of Africa

      1935. First Edition . HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Green Hills of Africa. New York: Charles ScribnerÂ’s Sons, 1935. Octavo, original light green cloth, original dust jacket. $2200.First edition of HemingwayÂ’s gripping account of big game hunting, in original dust jacket.Between the publication of Winner Take Nothing (1933) and To Have and Have Not (1937), “Ernest Hemingway went to Africa to shoot the bounding kudu and the ungainly rhinoceros and to reply to his critics. The result is Green Hills of AfricaÂ… It is the most literary hunting trip on record” (New York Times). Here Hemingway “attempted to write an absolutely true book to see whether the shape of a country and the pattern of a monthÂ’s action can, if truly presented, compete with a work of the imagination” (Foreword). With Scribner “A” on copyright page. Hanneman 13A. Bruccoli & Clark I:179. Light toning to edges of cloth binding, moderate soiling and edge-wear to original dust jacket, with small chip to spine head. A very good copy.

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        Desaparecido, poemas.

      Lisbon, [colophon leaf] Oficinas Gráfica do Anuário Comercial, [title page verso:] Edição do Autor, 1935. - 8°, slightly later burgundy half morocco over marbled boards by Frederico d'Almeida, spine richly gilt with raised bands in three compartments, gilt letter, top edge rouged, other edges uncut, decorated endleaves, original printed wrappers bound in. Title page and text printed in black and brown. In very fine condition. No. 37 of 500 copies on "Mellotex" paper, numbered and signed by the author on the final (colophon) leaf. Author's signed and dated (11 January 1935) twelve-line presentation inscription to Silva Tavares on the recto of the first blank leaf: "Este exemplar // foi adquirido // pelo // Silva Tavares //Poeta que eu muito admiro // e // Amigo que muito estimo. // Com um grande abraço // do // Carlos // 1-11-935". Amorial bookplate of Silva Tavares. Small oblong printed paper book ticket of the binder Frederico d'Almeida in upper outer corner of verso of front free endleaf. (2 blank ll.), 102 pp., (3 ll.), 1 plate. *** FIRST EDITION of a book which has had a number of later editions. The poet and sometime literary and art critic [José] Carlos Queiroz [Nunes Ribeiro (1907-1949)] received the Prémio Antero de Quental in 1935. He directed the reviews Panorama (1941) and Litoral (1944). Poet from an early age, his work is dispersed in various literary reviews, the most notable of which was Presença, to which he was one of the most frequent contributors; he served as a bridge between the modernist generation of Orpheu and that of Presença in general, and in particular between Fernando Pessoa and Presença. In the July 1936 issue (nº 48) he wrote a "Carta à memória de Fernando Pessoa". Other reviews in which the work of Carlos Queiroz appeared were Contemporânea, Cancioneiro (do Primeiro Salão dos Independentes), Momento, Sudoeste, Revista de Portugal, Cadernos de poesia, Aventura, and Variante.Among the illustrious clients of the binder Frederico d'Almeida were the Count of Barcelona and the exiled former King Umberto of Italy.Provenance: One of the most popular and prolific writers of the first half of the twentieth century, the poet, writer, and playwright João da Silva Tavares (Estremoz, 1893-Lisbon, 1964), wrote some 90 pieces for the theater, mostly in collaboration with others. He wrote the libretto for the opera D. João IV, performed at the Teatro São Carlos in 1940 as part of the celebrations to commemorate the three hundredth anniversary of Portuguese independence. See Grande enciclopédia, XXVIII, 897; also A. Leitão in Biblos, V, 297-8; and Dicionário cronológico de autores portugueses, III, 463.*** See Maria Amélia Gomes in Machado, ed., Dicionário de literatura portuguesa, p. 395; João Bigotte Chorão in Biblos, IV, 502-3; and Dicionário cronológico de autores portugueses, IV, 325-6. On the Lisbon binder / finisher Frederico d'Almeida, see Lima, Encadernadores portugueses, pp. 19-23. On the bookplate of Silva Tavares see Avelar Duarte, Ex-libris portugueses heráldicos 664 (cf. 665). Porbase locates two copies [searching under "Queiros"] both in the Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal (one has the author's presentation inscription, but neither appears to be a special paper limited copy). Copac repeats Oxford University only (apparently the trade edition). NUC: CU, MH. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Applied Design: Blockprinted Textiles An Educational Service Prepared by the Milwaukee WPA Handicraft Project

      6 vols: I. Surface Patterns; II. Surface Patterns; III. Motifs; IV. Border Designs; V. Motifs; VI. Supplement, comprising a suite of portfolios containing 72 total examples of matted blockprinted textiles in a wide variety of patterns and styles, including figures, animals, birds, botanical, and geometric designs, the back of each matte stamped "WPA Handicraft Project #7040, Milwaukee Wisconsin, Sponsored by Milwaukee County and Milwaukee State Teachers College", the inside front cover of portfolios 1-4 and 6 labeled "This portfolio was made by the Milwaukee Handicraft Project, Sponsored by Milwaukee County and Milwaukee State Teachers College, Wisconsin WPA", portfolio five stamped "WPA Handicraft Project #8601, Milwaukee Wisconsin, Sponsored by Milwaukee County and Milwaukee State Teachers College". Portfolios 1-3 folio, 4-6 elephant folio. Green cloth-covered boards portfolios, contents loose as issued. Milwaukee (Milwaukee WPA Handicraft Project) n.d. (circa 1935). Ex-library copy with bookplates, labels to covers, rubber ink stamps to portfolios and mattes, and pencil acquisition notations to mattes. After President Roosevelt passed the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act in 1935, Harriet Pettibone Clinton, the District Director of the Women's Division of the WPA in Milwaukee County, was determined to create a program to employ the large numbers of unskilled and unemployed women. Whereas women were usually offered lower-paying gender-specific jobs such as childcare and clerical work, Clinton wanted to employ women to make handicrafts. She contacted a colleague, art teacher Elsa Ulbricht of Milwaukee State Teacher's College, and together they created the Milwaukee WPA Handicraft Project. The project's aim was "to make by hand household articles of wood, paper, yarn and cloth. The objects made will be distributed to relief families, nursery schools serving relief families and publicly owned institutions." The blockprinting division issued these portfolios of textiles as samples to advertise the work they were capable of doing. From 1935 to 1942, the MHP employed over 5,000 women and minorities, breaking important gender and color barriers and bringing notoriety to Milwaukee.

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        Spanish Maine.

      London; John Murray. 1935 - First edition. 8vo. 320pp. Fine in publisher's red cloth titled in gilt to spine and front board. Bright and clean. In a fine, bright dustwrapper, unclipped and unfaded. A very handsome copy indeed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        2 autograph letters signed.

      Garmisch, 1933 and 1935. - 8vo. Altogether 3 pages on his stationary, and 1 typed card to John Forsell. Both letters folded, one with stamp from the Royal Opera House in Stockholm. To John Forsell: "Ihr liebenswürdiges Telegramm ist mir eine große Sylvesterfreude! Vielen herzlichen Dank, ganz besonders auch Ihren ausgezeichneten Künstlern, die Arabella zu einem so schönen Erfolge gebracht haben! [.]" (31. XII. 1933). - "Herr Kurt Atterberg hatte die Güte, mir Ihre freundliche Einladung bezüglich der Uraufführung meiner neuen Oper: Die schweigsame Frau in Stockholm zu übermitteln. So sehr ich die mir zugedachte Ehre zu schätzen weiss, so ist es mir doch zu meinem größten Bedauern nicht möglich, Ihren freundlichen Wünschen zu willfahren. Die Uraufführung ist seit langer Zeit vertraglich schon an Dresden vergeben [.]" (18. IV. 1935). - Together with a typed invitation to a first performance of Strauss' opera "Die Schweigsame Frau" ("The Silent Woman") in Dresden, from the Director Friedrich Theodor Paul Adolph to Forsell, signed "Adolph" dated June 13, 1935, (stamp from the Royal Opera House in Stockholm, folds, spotting). 4 items. - Provenance: John Forsell (1868-1941), Swedish opera singer, Director at the Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm between 1924 and 1939. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Applied Design: Blockprinted Textiles. An Educational Service Prepared by the Milwaukee WPA Handicraft Project

      1935. 6 vols: I. Surface Patterns; II. Surface Patterns; III. Motifs; IV. Border Designs; V. Motifs; VI. Supplement, comprising a suite of portfolios containing 72 total examples of matted blockprinted textiles in a wide variety of patterns and styles, including figures, animals, birds, botanical, and geometric designs, the back of each matte stamped "WPA Handicraft Project #7040, Milwaukee Wisconsin, Sponsored by Milwaukee County and Milwaukee State Teachers College", the inside front cover of portfolios 1-4 and 6 labeled "This portfolio was made by the Milwaukee Handicraft Project, Sponsored by Milwaukee County and Milwaukee State Teachers College, Wisconsin WPA", portfolio five stamped "WPA Handicraft Project #8601, Milwaukee Wisconsin, Sponsored by Milwaukee County and Milwaukee State Teachers College". Portfolios 1-3 folio, 4-6 elephant folio. Green cloth-covered boards portfolios, contents loose as issued. Milwaukee (Milwaukee WPA Handicraft Project) n.d. (circa 1935). Ex-library copy with bookplates, labels to covers, rubber ink stamps to portfolios and mattes, and pencil acquisition notations to mattes. After President Roosevelt passed the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act in 1935, Harriet Pettibone Clinton, the District Director of the Women's Division of the WPA in Milwaukee County, was determined to create a program to employ the large numbers of unskilled and unemployed women. Whereas women were usually offered lower-paying gender-specific jobs such as childcare and clerical work, Clinton wanted to employ women to make handicrafts. She contacted a colleague, art teacher Elsa Ulbricht of Milwaukee State Teacher's College, and together they created the Milwaukee WPA Handicraft Project. The project's aim was "to make by hand household articles of wood, paper, yarn and cloth. The objects made will be distributed to relief families, nursery schools serving relief families and publicly owned institutions." The blockprinting division issued these portfolios of textiles as samples to advertise the work they were capable of doing. From 1935 to 1942, the MHP employed over 5,000 women and minorities, breaking important gender and color barriers and bringing notoriety to Milwaukee.

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        A Collection of Twelve Photographs Documenting the 1935 Gordon Bennett Cup Gas Balloon Racing in Warsaw

      [Poland] 1935 - Original, vintage photographs. In various sizes. (1×) 83 × 54 mm, (5×) 91 × 61 mm, (1×) 128 × 88 mm, (3×) 178 × 129 mm, (2×) 238 × 165 mm. The Gordon Bennett Cup (Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett) is the oldest gas balloon race, created by James Gordon Bennett Jr, the American press baron and sponsor of motor racing and sport. With several interruptions, it is held annually since 1906. The starting point of the 1935 race was Warsaw (Poland) and the winner of the Cup was the Polish crew, Zbigniew Burzy?ski, and W?adys?aw Wysocki, with the balloon SP-AMY Polonia II. They remained airborne for almost 58 hours while piloted their balloon 1,650 kilometers from Warsaw to Tishkino near Stalingrad (today: Volgograd, Russia). With this flight, they also beat world records in length and time frame. The two largest images show the lift off the winner, SP-AMY Polonia II, and US Navy, the winner of the 1932 cup. The three less large sized photos are labelled in Polish: "General view of the inflation of the balloons", with SP-ADS Ko?ciuszko, the winner balloon of the preceding cup, that finished in fifth place this race; "Lift off the balloon Warszawa. Flew 1,280 kilometers in 36 hours, and finished in second place."; "Lift off balloon Belgica, that finished in third place" flew 1,455 kilometers in about 48 hours. The 128 × 88 mm sized image shows a ceremony related to the flag of Nazi Germany in front of the inflated balloon. The smaller images document the inflation and the lift off other balloons. Zürich III, Torun and one of the German balloons, by the swastika on its side, are recognizable. A scarce and interesting documentation of the early era of the Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett, one of the most prestigious events in aviation. The 5 larger format images with the photographer, W?adys?aw Toczy?owski's stamp on the verso, the three smaller sized of them are labelled in pencil. The larger images are in fine condition, some of the small sized (91 × 61 mm) are slightly worn, overall in good, very good condition. Original, vintage photographs. In various sizes. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Photograph signed

      1935. Signed. ROOSEVELT, Eleanor. Photograph signed. No place: Underwood & Underwood, circa 1935. Black-and-white photograph, measuring 8 by 10 inches; framed, entire piece measures 14 by 12 inches. $1800.Black-and-white photograph of Eleanor Roosevelt in formal dress, signed by her at the bottom of the image.The full-length photographic portrait depicts Eleanor Roosevelt from the side, dressed in a sleeveless white jacquard gown. This photograph was most likely taken prior to one of the Birthday Ball benefits for the March of Dimes, based on the similar gowns that Roosevelt wore to the 1934 and 1936 Birthday Balls. “© Underwood + Underwood” written at bottom of photograph. Expert original retouching to RooseveltÂ’s silhouette.Slightest creasing to margins around photograph. A lovely signed photograph in fine condition.

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        Chats

      1935. Signed. NAM, Jacques Lehmann and COLETTE, (Sidonie-Gabrielle). Chats. Paris: Chez l'Artiste Jacques Nam, circa 1935-38. Large original portfolio (18 by 21 inches) with printed label, containing six loose folio gatherings, five original aquatints (as issued), and one original large (17-1/2 by 12-1/2 inches) signed gouache painting, laid in. $28,000.Limited first edition of this portfolio of five wonderful large color lithographic portraits of cats, each signed and numbered by Jacques Nam, accompanied by amusing commentaries by Colette, this copy one of only 25 issued on Imperial Japon paper with multiple original watercolors of cats in the margins of each leaf of text, initialed by Nam, as well as a lovely original charcoal and watercolor drawing on the half title inscribed and signed by Nam, ""A Lucien Jonas, en témoignage de ma ___ amitie, Jacques Nam"" [For Lucien Jonas, a token of my friendship]. This copy additionally with a splendid large (17-1/2 by 12-1/2 inches) original gouache watercolor painting inscribed and signed by the artist laid in, not called for on the limitation leaf.""Time spent with cats is never wasted"" (Colette). Jacques Nam was known primarily for his paintings and illustrations of animal subjects, mostly cats, which found their ways into the Salon d'Automne and the National Gallery of Beaux Arts. During the early 20th century, Nam provided illustrations for such French magazines as La Vie Parisienne and Le Petit Journal Illustré de la Jeunesse. Colette's works ""express a sensibility shaped by the style of the belle époque and informed by a sensual responsiveness to the life of nature and the world of childhood"" (Drabble, 213). No one who is fond of cats can afford to miss her descriptions of ""Le Siamois,"" ""Simplette,"" and ""Fastagette."" This is copy number 27; the 25 copies in this limitation are numbered 6-30, from a total edition of 380 copies. Text in French. Evidence of mounting to verso of gouache painting, image fine. Just a touch of rubbing to corners of portfolio; plates, text and watercolors all in very fine condition. A splendid production, very scarce and exceptionally desirable with the original large signed gouache painting.

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        Men and Memories: A History of the Arts 1872-1922

      1935. Signed. ROTHENSTEIN, William. Men and Memories. A History of the Arts 1872-1922. New York: Tudor, circa 1935. Thick octavo, original black cloth, original dust jacket. $2800.First single-volume edition of RothensteinÂ’s two-volume memoir, from the library of legendary theatrical patriarch John Barrymore, with his striking bookplate (of his own design) and featuring a bold caricature drawn by Barrymore on the front free endpaper, with his inscription “John Barrymore-Tower Rd” above the sketch and his initials “J.B.” beneath.British painter William Rothenstein is best known for creating “one of the greatest series of contemporary portraitsÂ… in the history of art” (DNB)-many of which are seen here in this volumeÂ’s 96 illustrations, including images of Henry James, W.B. Yeats, Joseph Conrad, T.E. Lawrence and Einstein. This is the first single-volume work of RothensteinÂ’s memoirs to combine the two separately published editions of 1931-2. From the library of actor John Barrymore, legendary patriarch of AmericaÂ’s greatest acting family, “known for his exuberant temperament” and classic features that earned him the nickname “The Profile.” Within is BarrymoreÂ’s impressive bookplate, based on his own design, and his caricature of a Caliban-like figure, sketched by Barrymore on the front free endpaper. As a young man Barrymore had tried to “scorn his heritage in the theatre and hoped to become a painterÂ… He had dreamed of bringing the world to his feet executing serious and even macabre masterpieces, in the style of Gustave Doré.” After studying in Paris and New York, Barrymore worked as a cartoonist for the New York Telegraph and an illustrator for Hearst editorials, but in time he “bowed to his destinyÂ… [and] the theatre won” (New York Times). The flamboyant and often self-deprecating actor continued to make sketches throughout his life, often portraits of theatrical characters-such as this. BarrymoreÂ’s notation of “Tower Rd” above the sketch refers to his estate in Hollywood, purchased by him in 1927. Bookseller ticket.Text fine, lightest edge-wear to near-fine book; some chipping, soiling to very good dust jacket.

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        British Soldier stationed at the Aircraft Depot in Hinaidi.

      Hinaidi, 1935. - 90 photos inserted in corner mounts. Approximately 80 x 60 mm. Includes three real photo postcards of Rutbah Fort and R.A.F. Hospital at Hinaidi. About 20 photos missing. Oblong black album (240 x 170 mm). The soldier's name and a list of his postings is written inside the front cover. The photographs show individual soldiers and a variety of other subjects, mostly military related, but also local scenes and inhabitants. A group of four photos of a wrecked plane captioned as a group: Vicker's "Victoria" Burnt out, Hinaidi Oct / 33. On the facing page are three other photos also from 1933 of another crashed plane from 1933 with a partially torn off typed caption (Crash at Mosul) beneath which is another (On way to Ser-Amadia). Another group of four photos (captioned Burial of King Faisal) show soldiers, a grave and a crowd.

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        Photograph signed

      1935. First Edition . Signed. (EARHART, Amelia) WASHBURN, Joe. Photograph signed. Burbank, California, 1935. Vintage gelatin silver print (8 by 10 inches), signed on the recto; matted and framed, entire piece measures 15 by 18 inches. $7800.Vintage gelatin silver photographic print of Amelia Earhart standing in front of her Lockheed Vega airplane, signed by her.Amelia Earhart recorded a number of firsts in her extraordinary aviation career: she was the first person, man or woman, to fly solo from Hawaii to the U.S. mainland, Honolulu to Oakland. She was the first woman to fly the Atlantic in a plane (1928); the second person, and the first woman, to fly solo across the Atlantic (1932); and the first woman to fly solo across the continental U.S. This photograph of Earhart standing in front of her Lockheed Vega airplane was taken in 1935 while her plane was being repaired at Lockheed Aircraft. Officials at Lockheed asked Earhart, to pose for some publicity photographs. Earhart agreed, and Lockheed assigned Joe Washburn, their best photographer, to take the pictures, which have become iconic: one was used on the Amelia Earhart stamp issued by the U.S. Postal Service. Tiny closed tear along left side of photograph. Fine condition.

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        Dojmy z SSSR [Impressions of the USSR]

      Brno: Exod, 1935. Third edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 165pp. Octavo [22.5 cm] in light brown cloth. Boards are crisp and unworn, with a tiny red smudge to front board. This appears to be a rebound copy of the paperback original, with original wraps present within (French flaps apparently trimmed off). It differs from the paperback in that the top edge is dyed black, the glassine sheets protecting the illustrations are bound in, not laid in, and the textblock has been trimmed at foot by a depth of about 1 cm. Illustrated with 15 woodcuts by the author. Signed by Bocho áková-Dittrichová in pencil on title page. From an edition of 200 copies.An illustrated account of the author's travels to Leningrad, St. Petersburg, Moskow, Kharkiv, Kiev, and Kiev. Bocho áková-Dittrichová also devotes a chapter each to a collective farm and the Dnieper Hydroelectric Station.Helena Bocho áková-Dittrichová (1894-1980) was the first female wordless novelist, and the only woman to work in this medium during its heyday. She was born in the Moravian region of what is now the Czech Republic and spent most of her life in Brno, the Moravian capital. She graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and in 1923 received a government scholarship to study printmaking in Paris. Bocho áková-Dittrichová's unpublished wordless novel Malí ka Na Cestách [The Artist on Her Journey] recounts this period in her life. In Paris, she first encountered the wordless novels of Flemish artist Franz Masereel, the originator of the form, and was inspired to create her own. Over the course of her long career, Bocho áková-Dittrichová published several wordless novels, along with travelogues and historical works. She also worked as a printmaker and illustrator, and was highly regarded in her native land, though largely unknown elsewhere. This changed in 2014, when the National Museum of Women in the Arts held an exhibition of her work entitled "The First Woman Graphic Novelist: Helena Bocho áková-Dittrichová," and this important artist finally began to gain global recognition. Her work, however, is still not widely available.

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        Der Glaube an Deutschland - Ein Kriegserleben von Verdun bis zum Umsturz [Prunkausgabe - mit Dedikation an Rudolf He

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        DEATH IN THE CLOUDS

      London: Collins, The Crime Club. 1935. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author. Original orange cloth with black titles to the spine. Without the rare dustwrapper. A better than very good copy, the binding square and firm with light rubbing and bumping at the extremities. The contents are entirely complete with the neat ink name “Shipston” and date “July 1935” in black ink on the front free endpaper. Housed in a bespoke black cloth folding solander case with titles in gilt to a leather label on the spine. An excellent signed example of this scarce Hercule Poirot mystery. Inscribed by the author in black ink on the front free endpaper “With love from Agatha”. The recipients Geoff and Violet Shipston were close friends of the author, and the dedicatees of her previous novel Three Act Tragedy. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Pylon

      Chatto and Windus, London 1935 - vii, [1], 318, [1] pp. First British edition in first state bright red cloth. Dust-jacket slightly soiled, spine and edges toned, some chipping at head of spine, an otherwise near fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        North to the Orient

      , 1935. 1935. Signed. LINDBERGH, Anne Morrow. North to the Orient. New York: Harcourt Brace, (1935). Octavo, original blue cloth, original dust jacket. $2900.First edition of Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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        Moscow Chess Congress, Feb 145h-Mar 145h, 1935

      New York: Cordingley, Fred Reinfeld, 1935-36. 2 volumes. [5]+49 pages with table; [5]+49-99 with table and index. Small quarto (10 1/2" x 8") bound in stiff boards. Translations from the Russian Daily Chess Bulletin by Loyd Storr-Best. Cordingley limited editions of tournament books number 7, volumes 1 and 2, limited to 240 copes of which volume one is number 136 and volume two is number 80. (Betts: 25-112 and 25-113).These were published in paper and cloth-cover editions. Volume one typescript, stenciled on rectos only. This volume gives an introduction by the translator, with a general description of the setting and the first 93 games, with notes translated from the Daily Bulletin of the Moscow News. Mixed descriptive and algebraic notations. First tied Flohr and Botvinnik, Lasker 3rd. Volume two also published in paper and cloth-covered editions in typescript. This volume contains games 94-190, about one half annotated, with and index of openings, and a review of the openings employed by A M Konstantinopolski. Mixed descriptive and algebraic notation.Condition:Points and spine ends rubbed, corners bumped, volume two boards scuffed else a better than good set of a scarce set.

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        Photograph signed

      1935 - Photograph signed ("W. Somerset Maugham"), in black ink, on the mount of a striking portrait of Maugham from the chest up with him leaning his cheek on his right hand. Signed in full. The photograph is stamped "Pirie MacDonald, Photographer-of-Men, New York." The image measures approximately 6" x 9" and is affixed to MacDonald's original mounting board which measures 11" x 14". On the back of the board is imprinted an array of information of MacDonald's awards and accomplishments and address. A further affixed label indicates this photograph of Maugham was taken in 1935 and signed by him in 1947. An excellent and rare "soft focus" image. Very good. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Seven Pillars of Wisdom

      1935. First Edition . LAWRENCE, T.E. Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A Triumph. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1935. Quarto, original half tan pigskin, top edge stained red, uncut and unopened, original dust jacket. Housed in original cardboard slipcase. $3600.Limited first American edition, number 178 of 750 copies, of Lawrence’s famous account of his legendary part in the Arab rebellion against the Ottoman Empire during World War I, richly illustrated. In scarce publisher’s dust jacket and slipcase.Even though ""Seven Pillars is remarkably accurate as a military history,"" its blending of epic heroic adventure, psychological insight, and spiritual transformation make it the literary treasure that Lawrence intended it to be, deserving Winston Churchill's praise as one of ""the greatest books ever written in the English language"" (Wilson 55). ""We were a self-centered army,"" Lawrence writes, ""without parade or gesture, devoted to freedom… [with] a purpose so ravenous that it devoured all our strength, a hope so transcendent that our earlier ambitions faded in its glare."" Illustrated with tissue-guarded photographic plates and portraits from sketches, facsimile pages from Lawrence texts and manuscripts, in-text line drawings, and folding maps. Preceded only by the very rare private printing of 1926 and the limited English edition of 1935. Duval 14. O'Brien A053. A few pinprick wormholes to foot of slightly darkened spine, book very nearly fine. Minor spotting to slipcase, often not present; scarce original dust jacket unrestored and in excellent condition, slight edgewear to spine head. A lovely copy.

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        Eros and Psyche. A Poem in XII Measures by Robert Bridges.

      Newtown: Gregynog Press, 1935. Woodcuts after Burne-Jones designs, initials by Graily Hewitt. 24 woodcuts after designs by Edward Burne-Jones, redrawn by Loyd Haberly and Dorothy Hawkesley (5 cut on wood by Haberly and 19 by R. John Beedham), initial letters designed by Graily Hewitt and printed in green. One of 300 copies. Text printed in red and black in Gregynog type on Batchelor hand-made paper. 4to., original white pigskin with hand-tooled gilt design on upper cover, spine gilt, t.e.g., others uncut. Pigskin with some soiling and very light rubbing to spine, internally very bright and clean. Burne-Jones's images stand up well in this production, obviously helped by the skill of Beedham &c. Hewitt's green initials are as fine as anything he did for the Ashendene Press.

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        Ein paar Gedichte von Hermann Hesse.

      No place, [15 August 1935]. - Typescript comprising 6 poems (altogether 6 pp.), each illustrated with an original watercolour. 6 bifolia within autograph wrapper. 4to. Presentation copy of the kind Hesse repeatedly prepared for close friends, comprising the poems: "Immer wieder", "Blumen nach einem Unwetter", "Karfreitag", "Der Klang", "H

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        4 autograph letters signed and 3 autograph postcards and lettercards signed.

      Semmering, Vienna, and Berlin, 1927 to 1935. - Various sizes. Altogether 8

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        King Jasper. WITH: Autograph Letter signed

      1935. First Edition . Signed. (FROST, Robert) ROBINSON, Edwin Arlington. King Jasper. A Poem by Edwin Arlington Robinson. WITH: FROST, Robert. Autograph letter signed. New York: Macmillan, 1935. Octavo, original half black cloth, green cloth covers, original glassine, original slipcase with printed paper label. $5000.Limited first edition of Arlington’s final narrative poem, number 64 of only 250 copies, with an Introduction by Robert Frost. This copy signed by Frost on the final page of his Introduction, and further inscribed by him, “For my friend James Patrick J. Murphy, Coconut Grove Florida, February 12, 1936.” Accompanied as well by an autograph letter signed by Frost to Murphy, inviting him to send his copy of this book to Frost for him to sign: “I shall be glad to write my name in it for you.”Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet Edwin Robinson was “the most highly regarded and widely read poet of his generation” (Hamilton, 456). “The first major American poet of the 20th century, [he was] unique in that he devoted his life to poetry and willingly paid the price in poverty” (ANB). This volume is also prized for Frost’s perceptive and elegiac Introduction, in which he praises Robinson and mourns his passing, as Robinson died mere hours after he finished revising the galley proofs of this work. “Robinson has gone to his place in American literature and left his human place among us vacant.” This essay marks Frost’s beginning in literary criticism. In addition to being a poignant tribute to Robinson, it is also a distancing of Frost’s own poetry from the Modernist experiments in imagism and the politically influenced experiments in propaganda.The laid-in autograph letter signed by Frost is dated February 1, 1936, just a few days before the February 12 inscription in the book. Following the address and date the letter reads: “Dear Mr. Murphy: If you hurry and send your King Jasper to me it should easily reach me at the above address before I leave for Cambridge Mass on February 15th. I shall be glad to write my name in it for you. And here enclosed is an item of mine you may care to have. Any help I can give you in collecting please let me know. Sincerely yours, Robert Frost.” The envelope, addressed to Murphy in Frost’s hand, is also present. In addition, a typed letter (not signed) from Frost to Murphy from 1960 is included, in which an 86-year-old Frost apologizes to Murphy for not being able to see him during a recent visit to Bryn Mawr. He writes, “I have always wondered about you and your interest in my books. I believe I have here in Brewster Street some of your collection I have yet to put my hand to. I must tend to it when I get back from my next excursion. Would it be too much to ask you to sort of catalogue what you already have? I try to take care of my collectors sooner or later.”Though they never met, Frost and recipient James P.J. Murphy, an aspiring poet and avid collector, corresponded for nearly a quarter of a century. “Murphy was a shy man with a passion for literature and fine printing. He found both in Frost’s books. The poet autographed Murphy’s copies of his works—often after considerable delay—and sent him his special Christmas cards” (Burch, “Three Unpublished Letters of Robert Frost to James P.J. Murphy,” in ANQ, 13:2, 35-40). Unpublished letters between the two—such as the two present letters, one signed—show Frost giving the young poet sound advice on getting his poems published, and promising to get around to autographing copies of his works that Murphy had sent to him for that purpose. Fine condition.

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