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        MAD LOVE (1935)

      MGM 1935 - Vintage original 8 x 10" (20 x 25 cm.) single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Peter Lorre, Frances Drake, Colin Clive, Ted Healy, Sara Haden, Keye Luke, Cora Sue Collins, dir: Karl Freund; MGM. This is likely the most bizarre film MGM made during the 1930s. Horror films were the rage and thus the great studio wanted an entry into the genre. Peter Lorre played one of his strangest roles, and in this still as Doctor Gogol he is at his creepiest frightening Frances Drake (as Yvonne Orlac) into submission. Lorre is an insane surgeon with an obsession with an actress (Frances Drake as Yvonne Orlac) who does an act in which she is burned at the stake. When her husband (Colin Clive as Stephen Orlac), a pianist, loses use of his hands in a train accident, the mad doctor transplants a pair of hands from a murderous knife thrower onto him. Strange murders are pinned on Orlac as Dr. Gogol makes a play for Yvonne. Great expressionist cinema art from director Freund (best known for his superb cinematography with its routes in German expressionism), and camera work by Gregg Toland. The film was mercilessly censored and cut because of the post-Code taboos that it attempted to break. Some countries would not even show it. The truncated version we have today is still effective, however. Ink stamp on verso for a showing at the New York City Roxy Theatre. Very minor handling. FI

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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). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Coeurs Volants Cahiers d’Art Volume 11, Nos. 1-2 1935

      Paris: Éditions Cahiers d'Art, 1935 - Gr.4° - 68pp - Color & B/w reproductions. Surrealist Exhibition: Objects Mathematique, Naturels, Sauvages, Trouves, Irrationnels, Ready Made, Interpretés, Incorporés, Mobiles. by Arp, Bellmer, André & Jacqueline Breton, Brignoni, Calder, Dominquez, Ernst, Fini, Giacometti, Hayter, Henry, Hugnet, Marcel Jean, Man Ray, Magnelli, <meret Oppenheim Penrose, Taalen, Tanguy.The text is Gabrielle Buffet-Picabia&#146;s essay Coeurs Volants (fluttering hearts), a study of Duchamp&#146;s optical works. Original boards (M. Duchamp "Coeurs volants"). In Fine condition [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        THE CLEW OF THE FORGOTTEN MURDER

      New York: William Morrow, 1935. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. Octavo. A near fine copy bound in black cloth with red lettering, top edge stained red. Owner bookplate front paste-down. 282 pp.

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        Mutiny on the Bounty Glass Cinema Advertising Slide.

      New York: National Studios, no date but, 1935. Glass slide, 83 x 100 mm., coloured transfer; in the original card mount. A fantastic reminder that while scholars and historians have argued for centuries about the true motives of the Bounty mutiny, that no such doubts troubled the producers at MGM when they released their seminal film starring Charles Laughton and Clark Gable in 1935.These coloured glass slides are fragile and thus rare survivals. They were used in cinemas as advertising slides for coming attractions, and this particular one, with its prominent positioning of the Tahitian woman with just a bare silhouette of the boat in the background, is a reminder of precisely just how "exotic" the Pacific setting was thought to be. The tagline for the movie posters was just as explicit: "A Thousand Hours of Hell For One Moment of Love!"Although it is not possible to be certain, the figure may be based on the Hawaiian-born actor Mamo Clark, who played Gable's love-interest in the film. Very good.

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        Blandings Castle

      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Co, 1935. 312 pages with deckle fore edge. Small octavo (7 3/4" x 5 1/2") bound in original publisher's green cloth with dark green lettering to spine and pictorial emblem to front cover corner in pictorial jacket. ((Jasen: 53a; McIlvaine: pages 68-69) First American edition.Blandings Castle and Elsewhere is a collection of short stories by P. G. Wodehouse. It was first published in the United Kingdom on 12 April 1935 by Herbert Jenkins, London, and, as Blandings Castle, in the United States on 20 September 1935 by Doubleday Doran, New York. All the stories had previously appeared in Strand Magazine (UK) and all except the last in various US magazines. The first six stories all take place at the book's namesake Blandings Castle; they are set some time between the events of Leave it to Psmith (1923) and those of Summer Lightning (1929). The seventh concerns Bobbie Wickham, an acquaintance and sometime fiancee of Bertie Wooster, and the last five are narrated by Mr Mulliner. The master of Blandings is, nominally at least, Lord Emsworth. Clarence, the ninth Earl, is an amiably absent-minded old chap, who is charming because of his slow, relaxed lifestyle and the simple obsessions that make him oblivious to the absurd melodrama of his family, namely his home, gardens, pumpkins, and his champion pig, Empress of Blandings. He is never happier than when pottering about the grounds on a fine sunny day. Lord Emsworth's ten sisters (all of whom look like the "daughter of a hundred earls", except for Hermione, who looks like a cook), his brother Galahad ("Gally"), his daughter Mildred, his sons Freddie and George, and his numerous nieces, nephews, and in-laws inhabit the castle from time to time. For the Threepwood family, and their friends, the castle is forever available for indefinite residence, and is occasionally used as a temporary prison—known as "Devil's Island" or "The Bastille"—for love-struck young men and ladies to calm down. Blandings Castle, lying in the picturesque Vale of Blandings, Shropshire, England, is two miles from the town of Market Blandings, home to at least nine pubs, most notably the Emsworth Arms. The castle is a noble pile, of Early Tudor building ("its history is recorded in England's history books and Viollet-le-Duc has written of its architecture", according to Something Fresh). One of England's largest stately homes, it dominates the surrounding country, standing on a knoll of rising ground at the southern end of the celebrated Vale of Blandings; the Severn gleams in the distance. From its noble battlements, the Wrekin can be seen. The house has numerous guest rooms, many of which haven't been used since Queen Elizabeth roamed the country. Of those still in use, the Garden Room is the finest, usually given to the most prestigious guest; it has a balcony outside its French windows, which can be easily accessed via a handy drainpipe. The main library has a smaller library leading off it, and windows overlooking some flowerbeds; it is here that Lord Emsworth is often to be found on wet days, his nose deep in an improving tome of country lore, his favorite being Whiffle on The Care of the Pig.Condition:Small split at spine head, corners lightly rubbed. Jacket spine ends lightly chipped, some closed edge tears, closed tear at front head hinge with a crease, price clipped else a better than very good copy in a very good jacket.

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        Dalou (1838-1902) L'homme - L'oeuvre

      Librairie Delagrave 1935 - paperback, original card covers with wraps, covers in very poor condition with wrapper perished to spine, last gathering shaky, edges rough-trimmed, bookplate of a previous owner, internally a very good clean copy, sixteen b&w plates, Limited edition of 1100 copies of which this is numbered 260, an unusually scarce and sought-after volume this copy also inscribed and signed by the author, text in French, 158pp & Tables [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Die Nacht des Kentauren. Zwölf Holzschnitte und Texte D. Willand. [Signierte Vorzugsausgabe].

      4. 36 cm. Detlef Willand, geboren 1935 in Heidenheim an der Brenz. Original-Pappbox mit Lederrücken, gefaltetes Kartonblatt mit Text und weiteren 12 Kartonmappen mit kurzem Text und inliegendem Original-Holzschnitt. Nummer 5 von 30 Exemplaren mit 12 farbigen, nummerierten und von Detlef Willand signierten Holzschnitten auf Büttenpapier. Sehr gutes Exemplar. Number 5 of 30 copies of the limited edition. Original cardboard-box with 12 original colored woodcuts on handmade paper, signed and numbered by Detlef Willand. Fine condition.

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        PETRIFIED FOREST, THE (1935 Warner Bros.)

      Warner Brothers 1935 - Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) title lobby card, USA. Leslie Howard, Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Genevieve Tobin, Dick Foran, dir: Archie Mayo. A classic crime melodrama of the 1930s, from Robert E. Sherwood's play. Both Howard and Bogart starred in the play on Broadway, and though he had made several films earlier on, this return to film made Bogart a star in character roles for several years thereafter. A gangster (Bogart as Duke Mantee) and his hoods hold hostage the inhabitants of a roadside desert café, and the tension builds. A very rare card with beautiful portrait of Leslie Howard and Bette Davis. Very superior condition and color. There are a few light smudges to the blank white margin and a small smudge to the right of the "S" in "BETTE DAVIS" credit. FINE.

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        Butterfield 8

      New York Harcourt, Brace 1935 First Edition (so stated). 8vo: [4],310pp. Publisher's black varnished V cloth, spine lettered in gilt, illustrated dust jacket priced $2.50. Hint of a lean, few faint spots of loss to varnish and minor rubbing to spine gilt, else a Near Fine or better copy in Near Fine or better jacket, vibrant and bright with several short edge tears and nicks. A very sharp, unrestored copy of a title prone to fading and heavy wear. Bruccoli A4.1.a. Near Fine+ O'Hara's third book (second novel), and easily among his best. "Set in the district of New York City covered by the Butterfield 8 telephone exchange, the story recounts the final days in Gloria Wandrous's tragically short life in the late spring of 1930. . . . Flashbacks detail a history of pre-adolescent sexual abuse, liberal misuse of alcohol and far too many encounters with men. This time, Gloria desperately hopes, will be different. . . . O'Hara always claimed that his various protagonists were taken from the psychological profiles of real people, but here was a bone fide roman à clef, drawn from the diaries and tragic demise of one Starr Faithful, alleged to have had relationships with a number of prominent citizens, including former mayor Jimmie Walker." (Literary Encyclopedia) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        The Star of Seville A Drama in Three Acts

      

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        BUtterfield 8

      Harcourt, Brace and Company 1935 - First edition. 310 p. Black cloth with gilt lettering. Very Good in Good dust jacket. Lettering rubbed, some light staining and scuffing to cloth, slight lean. Jacket worn and chipped along edges with largest chips to head and tail, spine panel sunned, price intact ($2.50). The bestselling follow-up to Appointment in Samarra that inspired a film in 1960. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        They Shoot Horses, Don?t They?

      New York: Simon & Schuster, 1935. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. First printing of McCoy?s first book?brilliantly filmed by Sydney Pollack, with Jane Fonda, Michael Sarrazin, Bruce Dern, and Gig Young?about the tragic finale of a marathon dance during the Depression. 8vo: [6],186,[6]pp. Publisher's beige cloth, decoration and titles to upper board and spine in red and black, top edge stained red; typographic dust jacket, priced $2. on back flap. An excellent copy, Near Fine (topstain moderately faded, darkening to inner edges of paste downs from binder's glue, small smudge to bottom edge); vibrant jacket, presenting as Fine after minor expert restoration (involving none of the lettering) to several nicks and short tears. Hanna 2287. "Shortly after arriving in Hollywood [in 1931], McCoy began work on a story about a marathon dance. It began as a short story, became a screen treatment, and evolved into a novel. Rejected by the studios, it was published under the title They Shoot Horses, Don' t They? It was not a commercial success, reportedly selling three thousand copies. And it provoked a wide and varied response among contemporary reviewers in America. . . . [but] enjoyed much greater success in Europe, especially France. It was translated in the forties and by 1947 McCoy was regarded there as among the great writers of American fiction." (Literary Encyclopedia) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        DIBUJO ORIGINAL Y MUESTRA DE MODA DE PRESIGIOSA Y SELECTA CASA MAGGY ROUFF 1935

      1935 - DIBUJO ORIGINAL Y MUESTRA DE MODA DE PRESIGIOSA Y SELECTA CASA MAGGY ROUFF 1935. REF 20 BIBLIOTECA PLAST 55. Language: eng [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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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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        Rapport sur le Pèlerinage au Hedjaz de l'année de l'Hégire 1353 (A.D. 1935). Alexandria, A. Procaccia, 1935.

      1935. Folio (313 x 242 mm). (2), 103, (1) pp. With a folding map, 4 photo plates, 1 diagram plate, and 5 folding tables. Statistical analysis of the health care and logistics of the Hajj of 1353 (AD 1935), covering the origins, travel routes, illnesses etc. of the roughly 80,000 pilgrims who visited the Holy Sites of Islam that year. The present volume is the eighth in the extremely rare series covering the early-20th-century Hajj, a period of transition toward steeply increasing numbers of pilgrims, now in excess of three million persons a year. - Upper cover slightly brownstained and dusty, spine slightly chipped, otherwise fine. OCLC 559756723.

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        They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

      New York Simon & Schuster 1935 First printing of McCoy's first book

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        PWA Rebuilds the Nation.

      Division of Information Federal Public Works Administration. No date. Ca. 1935. Color pictographic / pictorial map, 34 1/8 x 51 3/4 inches on sheet size 35 1/2 x 534 inches. Professionally mounted on linen. Tears and small paper loss now seamlessly filled - largest area 1/2 x 1 inch (middle section of Northern Pacific R.R. locomotive at top of map just underneath the title cartouche; 1 inch area of paper loss to mid upper and lower margin now filled in; wear to fold lines and creases to left and right margin minimized; map presents very well. An impressively sized and beautifully designed map of the United States by Earl Purdy highlighting many of the major projects in the form of buildings and infrastructure improvements financed by the U.S. Government Federal Public Works Administration. Projects are highlighted in the border's black and white wood-cut-like illustrations and in the many colorful pictographs scattered across the map. The text at lower left, titled "Serving the People," notes "In picture and legend, this map indicates how the Federal Public Works Administration has aided local communities to rebuild the United States....As permanent national assets they are dedicated to the service of the American public." The colorful cartouche at lower right particularly evokes the art of the era.

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        Recreation and Romance on Long Island.

      New York.: Standard Oil.. No date. Ca. 1935.. Color pictographic / pictorial map, 7 3/4 x 22 1/2 inches on sheet size 10 3/4 x 25. Issued with no text on verso, folded into four panels, now archivally mounted on linen, very good condition. The scarce independent issue pictorial map of Long Island that was featured in a small size in the road maps distributed by Socony-Vacuum Oil Company. It is marked "Copyright General Drafting Co. Inc." A fun map capturing the joys of summer on Long Island with images of fishing, swimming, golf and other sports as well as island features such as cranberries, the Roosevelt Field and Raceway, Jungle Camp and Coney Island. A scarce piece .

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        FÜRSTLICH-STOLBERG-STOLBERG SCHEN LEICHENPREDIGTEN-SAMMLUNG - KOMPLETT - LEDER

      - Leichenpredigten / Arnswaldt, Werner Konstantin v. Zusammenfassung: Katalog der fürstlich Stolberg-Stolberg&#145;schen Leichenpredigten-Sammlung. Band I-IV (komplett). In 5 Bände gebunden (Band IV zweiteilig). Leipzig, Degener; 1935, 1927. OGanzlederbände, farbige Adelsvignette, farbiger Seitenschnitt, 8°; 752; 875; 655; 1214 S. (=Bibliothek familiengeschichtlicher Quellen, II). Ex-libris. Einbände m. leichten Gebrauchsspuren, gut erhalten, sauber. Sprache: Deutsch.

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        Un Nouveau Grand Palais des Expositions. Technique pour l'Utilisation de l'Acier.

      Paris: Office Technique Pour l'Utilisation de l'Acier, 1935. Folio, numerous photogravure plates, plans, elevations and details, black leather spine, coloured decorative boards edged with white leather scuffed. Binding signed 'Barast' apparently one of a number of special copies for presentation, this copy numbered '8' and inscribed to M.Bruneton. This impressive publication is a record of a competition, with 13 invited entries for an enormous exhibition building at La Defense on the outskirts of Paris. The competition was organised by O.T.U.A., publishers of the magazine l'Acier [steel], to exemplify the spectacular possibilities of steel in modern building. The challenge was taken up by the 13 entrants with varying success. The results range through Art Deco monumental, severe Modernist, and near-visionary. Detailed information is given for each entry - area plans, perspective views, plans, elevations, engineering details and calculations, materials and services.

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        Position politique du surréalisme

      Edition partly original, review copy.Binding half box taupe, smooth back, marbled paper boards moiré, guards and contreplats taupe paper, covers and backs (faded) preserved, elegant binding signed Goy & Vilaine.autograph dedication of the author autograph signed by André Breton to Louis Martin-Chauffier.Complete copy of his please insert mounted tab.Pleasant beautifully drawn copy. Editions du Sagittaire Paris 1935 12x19cm relié

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        Can quantum-mechanical description of physical reality be considered complete?

      Lancaster, PA & New York: American Physical Society, 1935. A very fine copy, in the original wrappers, of Bohr's response to the famous 'EPR paradox,' which he resolved by introducing the notion of 'quantum entanglement.' Bohr's paper also marks the conclusion of the Bohr-Einstein debate on the foundations of quantum mechanics that had begun at the Solvay Conference in 1927. "In the May 15, 1935 issue of Physical Review Albert Einstein co-authored a paper with his two postdoctoral research associates at the Institute for Advanced Study, Boris Podolsky and Nathan Rosen. The article was entitled 'Can Quantum Mechanical Description of Physical Reality Be Considered Complete?'. Generally referred to as 'EPR', this paper quickly became a centerpiece in the debate over the interpretation of the quantum theory, a debate that continues today" (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy). The thought experiment proposed by Einstein, Podolsky and Rosen involves two systems that interact with each other and are then separated so that they presumably interact no longer. Then, the position of one of the systems is measured, and due to the known relationship between the measured value of the first particle and the value of the second particle, the observer is aware of the position of the second particle. A measurement is then made of the momentum of the second particle. This seems to violate the uncertainty principle, since both the position and momentum of a the second particle would be known with certainty. "By the time of the EPR paper many of the early interpretive battles over the quantum theory had been settled, at least to the satisfaction of working physicists. Bohr had emerged as the "philosopher" of the new theory and the community of quantum theorists, busy with the development and extension of the theory, were content to follow Bohr's leadership when it came to explaining and defending its conceptual underpinnings. Thus in 1935 the burden fell to Bohr to explain what was wrong with the EPR "paradox". The major article that he wrote in discharging this burden [the present paper] became the canon for how to respond to EPR" (ibid.). "When the EPR paper reached Niels Bohr in Copenhagen, he realized that he had once again been cast in the role, which he played so well at the Solvay Conferences, of defending quantum mechanics from yet another Einstein assault. "This onslaught came down on us as a bolt from the blue," a colleague [Leon Rosenfeld] of Bohr's reported. "Its effect on Bohr was remarkable ... Everything else was abandoned. We had to clear up such a misunderstanding at once." Even with such intensity it took Bohr more than six weeks of fretting, writing, revising, dictating, and talking aloud before he finally sent off his response to EPR. "It was longer than the original paper. In it Bohr backed away somewhat from what had been an aspect of the uncertainty principle: that the mechanical disturbance caused by the act of observation was a cause of the uncertainty. He admitted that in Einstein's thought experiment, "there is no question of a mechanical disturbance of the system under investigation." "However, using his concept of complementarity, Bohr added a significant caveat. He pointed out that the two particles were part of one whole phenomenon. Because they have interacted, the two particles are therefore 'entangled.' They are part of one whole phenomenon or one whole system that has one wave function. "Einstein continued to insist, however, that he had pinpointed an important example of the incompleteness of quantum mechanics by showing how it violated the principle of separability, which holds that two systems that are spatially separated have an independent existence. It likewise violated the related principle of locality, which says that an action on one of those systems cannot immediately affect the other. As an adherent of field theory, which defines reality using a spacetime continuum, Einstein believed that separability was a fundamental feature of nature. And as a defender of his own theory of relativity, which rid Newton's cosmos of spooky action at a distance and decreed instead that such actions obey the speed limit of light, he believed in locality as well" (Isaacson, pp. 451-3). "The 1935 papers mark the end of the Bohr-Einstein dialog insofar as it appeared in the scientific literature... It is most fitting to let Einstein have the last word: "Of the 'orthodox' quantum theoreticians whose position I know, Niels Bohr's seems to me to come nearest to doing justice to the [EPR] problem"" (Pais, p. 431). Today, it is widely accepted that non-locality is indeed a feature of the quantum world. The notion of quantum entanglement forms the basis of several cutting-edge technologies. In quantum cryptography, entangled particles are used to transmit signals that cannot be intercepted by an eavesdropper without leaving a trace. The first viable quantum cryptography systems are already being used by several banks. And the burgeoning field of quantum computation uses entangled quantum states to perform computational calculations in parallel, so that some types of calculations can be done much more quickly than could ever be possible using classical computers. W. Isaacson, Einstein: his life and universe, 2007; A. Pais, Niels Bohr's times, 1991. Pp. 696-702 in Physical Review, Vol. 48, No. 8, October 15, 1935. The entire issue offered here. 4to (268 x 200 mm), pp. 641-706. Original printed wrappers, an absolutely mint copy.

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        My First Days in the White House

      THE TELEGRAPH PRESS, HARRISBURG, PA 1935 - some wear to edge of dj, black and white plates, pages clean, princeton antiques book plate on inside of front cover, near pristine condition DATE PUBLISHED: 1935 EDITION: FIRST EDITION 146 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ehemaliger Mauerstereifen in Berlin-Kreuzberg. Original-Ölgemälde auf Hartfaserplatte, ca 65 x 100 cm. Das Bild zeigt die Brache des ehemaligen "Todesstreifen" nach dem Fall der Mauer im Jahr 1993.

      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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        Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke Herausgegeben von der Kommission für den Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke Bands I-VII

      Leipzig: Hiersemann, 1935. Quarto. Seven volumes. lxiii, 682; xi, 786; xxxiv, 754; viii, 694; x, 742; viii, 854; 287pp. The first seven volumes of this exhaustive catalog of incunabula, which were printed before the interruption of World War II. Volumes 1-3, 5-6 bound in matching blue cloth; volume 4 unbound; volume 7 in original four-flap enclosure with publisher's paper label. Supplements laid in to volumes 3-6, and supplement "Erganzungen und Verbesserungen" in original envelope. A few bumped corners throughout, water damage to covers of volumes 1 and 2, and water damage and loss to box of volume 7, spotting and chipping to supplement envelope. However, the pages in all volumes are bright, clean, and sound. Very good.

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        Sumatra-East Coast Riouw Archipelago. Durian Strait and Approaches

      1935. Carta nautica dell'area di Indonesia, costa orientale di Sumatra e Stretto di Durian, edita dalla Japan Hydrographic Association. I titoli e le informazioni sono fornite in inglese e in giapponese. Litografia, in ottimo stato di conservazione. Molto rara Nautical chart of Indonesia, Sumatera - East Coast, Selat Durian, published by the Japan Hydrographic Association; information printed in both Japanese and English. Litograph, washed, in good condition. Very rare. Honk Kong Honk Kong 680 980

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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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        Minchausen's Pasirungen. Tseichnungen fun Gustaf Dore, Iberdersailt far kinder fun K. Tchukofski, Yiddish fun Alef Strelitz, redaktor fun der ibersetsung Lamed Goldberg

      Moskva: Emes, 1935. 95, (5) S., mit Deckelvignetten (vorne: der ausschreitende Baron mit Flinte; hinten: der Jagdhund des Barons, illustrierten Vorsätzen, zahlreichen ganzseitigen Illustrationen sowie vielen Illustrationen nach Gustave Doré im Text. Or.Ln. mit Deckelvignette, 4°. Jiddische Ausgabe, Titel und Text in hebräischen Lettern, der Druckvermerk in kyrillischer Schrift: Übersetzung ins Jiddische aus der russischen Übersetzung von Kornej Tschukovskij. Redakteur der Übersetzung: L. Gol'dberg. Technischer Redakteur: M. Pogoster. Korrektor: I. Guten-maher. Zur Ausführung gegeben 17. November 1934. Gut zum Druck 26. Januar 1935. Format der Blätter 62 X 94 1/8, 12 ½ P[ecâtnyh] l[istov] [Buchliste = 40.000 Zeichen]. Emess No. 107 Abgeordneter der Glavlit [Literarische Hauptverwaltung] B-2358. Auflage 4000. Druckerei "Emess", Moskau, Prokovka[strasse] 9, Zak[az] [=Auftrag] 1013. Ein äusserst fragiles Objekt und - auch deshalb - äusserst seltenes Objekt das auch Dokument ist für die beim Erscheinen geltende Politik gegenüber den Juden. Einband am Rücken mit Rissen und stark berieben. Innendeckel mit Klebespur (von entferntem Exlibris), das "hintere" fliegende Vorsatzblatt lose, Buchblock gebräunt, einige Seiten mit kleinen Rissen und Fehlstellen (Papier sehr brüchig), Stempel auf Titelseite und "hinterem" Vorsatz. Das "hintere" ist jeweils in Anführungszeichnen gesetzt weil es auf das Buch bezogen - das in hebräischen Lettern von hinten nach vorne und von rechts nach links gedruckt ist - eigentlich das vordere ist.

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        Tortilla Flat. Illustrated by Ruth Gannett.

      New York, NY: Covici Friede, 1935. Pps. 317. Publisher's illustrated paper wraps over paper binding. Spine is cocked and toned, else a very good copy in a custome made box. Scarce. One of 500 copies bound in wrappers -the majority are hardcover. This copy formerly the property of Tage La Cour (Danish crime writer, 1915-1993, whose extensive collection now mainly resides at The University of Tulsa, OK). With his bookpate to inside front and original letter of purchase from Arthur Lovell, Chicago Bookseller, 1955. FIRST EDITION.

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        Alain Campbell White Letters to Frederick Gamage

      Summerville, Littchfield and New York: Self Written, 1935-1944. Alain Campbell White letters to Frederick Gamage cover the years from April 4, 1935 to September 15, 1944. For this ten year period there are 364 dated letters and 28 incomplete letters (lacking front date page). The letters are an ongoing correspondence between White and Gamage which covers all aspects of problem chess. The letters show a development of mentor (White), encouraging ad occasionally prodding his protégé (Gamage) in developing skills in problem construction. As the letters progress over this ten year period, the reader can observe the relationship develop between the two men, from a formal intercourse to a more comradely banter. White offered suggestions, comments and themes for problems. White’s vast and profound technical knowledge, his artistic appreciation, his ability in expressing himself, and his enthusiastic and friendly encouragement were the great inspiration of many problems Gamage constructed, and he was lucky enough to be among his host of correspondents. Some of the letters were multiple pages hand typed, but often hand written, some unsigned or just initialed, usually with the location White was residing and the date written. Included with the letters are the limited edition work by Alain White on Gamage Frederick Gamage: An Artist in Chess Problems and Mike Prcic’s book Frederick Gamage. The letters in the latter work have been reproduced from the original letters offered now.Newman Guttman was one of a few problemists to visit Frederick Gamage. After the passing of Gamage, the letters from Alain White along with Gamage’s other chess papers were given to Guttman. He, in turn, gave these papers to Edgar Holladay. Holladay came into the possession of what problemists would consider as "treasures," one-of-a-kind items from famous and well-known problemists. Robert Moore and Holladay were good friends and these were passed to him by Holladay’s wife, Rita.Serious buyers may inquire about more information regarding this collection.Condition:The letters have folds for postage, some occasional stains, and occasional edge wear else a very good collection. They are housed in individual archival holders held in a multiple three ring binders.

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        Tales of Mystery and Imagination. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

      London: George G. Harrap and Co., Ltd., 1935. First Rackham Edition. 4to. Recently bound in black half morocco with gilt titles and gilt to spine, retaining the publisher's original black cloth boards with gilt titles and embossed illustration to upper; original black and white pictorial end papers to front; top edge gilt. Illustrated with 12 colour plates with captioned tissue guards, and 17 line drawings. A little age toning to edges. A fine copy.

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        Le vin de solitude

      Albin Michel. First edition, an advance (service de presse) copy.Autograph inscription from Irène Némirovsky to Michel Corday.Some lacks to foot of spine, clear stains and scratches to head and foot of upper cover, tiny foxing to the endpapers, the last endpaper is covered with notes in pencil made by the dedicatee. Albin Michel Paris 1935 12x19cm broché

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        Hinter den Kulissen des Reichsparteitag-Films

      Hinter den Kulissen des Reichsparteitag-Films Der Film Triumph des Willens wurde im Auftrag des Führers geschaffen. Dokumentation zur Entstehung des bekannten Films, mit vielen Aufnahmen hinter der Kamera. Die 1935 im Münchener Verlag Franz Eher erschienene Erstausgabe gehört zu den seltensten Filmbüchern überhaupt sie ist kaum zu bekommen. Es handelt sich um das Original aus der Zeit und nicht um den US-Reprint. broschur, mit originalem SU, bestens erhalten. Kein Umsatzsteuerausweis, da Differenzbesteuerung./ Behind teh scenes of the Reichparteitag movie. The movie "Triumph des Willens" was created upon Hitlers demand. The brochure with original book jacket is in very good condition and documents the creation of the famous movie and includes many pictures from behind the camera. This original first edition from1935 is extremely rare.

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        Taille de l'homme

      Grasset. First edition, review copy. Signed autograph of Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz to Robert Garric. Catholic reformist, he was the   founder of "social Teams" in 1920, which aimed to establish a social elite and bring the good word about the brotherhood born of the trenches to the workers, in the tradition of patronage. Simone de Beauvoir, then student of Robert Garric in philosophy at Sainte-Marie Institute of Neuilly, remembers him   in his "Memoirs of a Tidy Wench"   "Garric appeared; I forgot everything else and myself; the authority of his voice subdued me. In twenty years we he explained, he had discovered in the trenches the joys of camaraderie that removed social barriers. [...] To deny all limits and all separations, get out of my class, out of my skin: this slogan electrified me. [...] Must serve my life! Must serve all my life! " Back passed, small light spots on the boards, reading a few marks in pencil by the dedicatee in margins of some leaves. Grasset Paris 1935 12x19cm broché

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        An Album of photographs from the December 1934 Calcutta Racing Season featuring Mr A C Ardeshir's winning Australian horse "Ethics"

      Calcutta 1935 - .The album contains 23 professional photographs, each approximately 11 x 9 ins, the facing side of black card leaves only by gold coloured corner mounts [so that each picture is removable without damage if required]. The album belonged to the family of Mr A C Ardeshir, a wealthy Bombay Parsee and keen racehorse owner. The photographs include: Ethics winning the King Emperor's Cup, the Viceroy's Cup, and the Hilliard Cup; presentations by the Viceroy; Lord Willingdon arriving at the Course; the Governor of Bengal in his carriage; Mr Ardeshir with Ethics; the races, etc. There are a further three loose photographs showing Mr Ardeshir with Ethics and holding a gold cup. There is still a Gold Cup race at Mumbai which bears Mr Ardeshir's name as he was president of the Western India Turf Club. The album, 17 x 12 ins overall and with additional blank leaves, is bound in gold coloured cloth with a blue silk stripe, the colours of Mr Ardeshir's racing silks. Size: 19 x 13ins Overall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        BABAR THE KING

      DE BRUNHOFF,JEAN. BABAR THE KING. NY: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas 1935 (1935). Large folio, (10 1/2 x 14 1/2"), cloth backed pictorial boards, light general cover soil else clean tight and VG+. 1st edition in English of the 3rd Babar book - with wonderful color illustrations. Nice copy.

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        Lithographed Portrait of Cardozo, Signed by Cardozo and Zirinsky.

      1935. Portrait of Cardozo, Signed by Cardozo and the Artist Zirinsky, Julius [1898-1970]. [Cardozo, Benjamin N. (1870-1938)]. [Portrait of Cardozo]. [Washington, DC? c.1935]. 24-1/4" x 19-1/2" black-and-white lithograph, image size 16-1/4" x 12-1/4," signed in ink by Cardozo and Zirinsky in pastel. Light toning, attractively mounted and double-matted. $750. * Zirinsky was a notable New-York based artist. In the mid-1930s he traveled the United States to produce a series of portraits of living luminaries. His portrait of Albert Einstein, done in Princeton, New Jersey in 1935, is the best-known of these. Cardozo was an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court and near the end of his life when he sat for Zirinsky.

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        America's Only Folk-Lore Character Paul Bunyan's Pictorial Map of The United States Depicting Some of His Deeds and Exploits.

      Duluth, Minn. St. Marie Cigar and News Co. Copyright 1935. Color pictographic / pictorial map, 18 3/4 x 28 1/2 inches on sheet size 20 x 30 inches. Light creasing from rolling, overall very good condition. Humorous map by R. D. Handy showing the adventures across the United States of the larger than life character Paul Bunyan, including the "Beginning of Golf in this Country" when Paul stood at the lower end of Texas and hit rocks into Florida. There was more than one edition of this map; the edition offered here has the following information in the lower margin "Printed by Brown & Bigelow, St. Paul, Minn., U.S.A." (at left) and "For Sale by St. Marie Cigar and News Co. 96 East Fifth Street. St. Paul. Minn. Price $1.00 ea. Postpaid in U.S.A."

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        Painting Collection of Mrs S.K. Ling.

      no date [circa1935]. Colour photographic portrait of the artist, 33 large delightful colour plates showing floral scenes often with butterflies from paintings by Mrs S.K. Ling in the period between 1916 and 1926. Inscribed by the Lings to Professor Sir Stephen Henry Roberts and Mrs Roberts. Sir Stephen was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sydney from 1947 until his retirement in 1967. Professionally recased, original backstrip laid down, closed tear one plate, some occasional browning and soiling barely affecting plates, cloth lightly marked. Handsome green cloth titled in gilt upper cover, quarto. An uncommon privately printed volume, OCLC lists only one library as holding a copy of this book. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 136214).

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        Tenth Annual Nevada Rodeo Broadside

      Humboldt Star. Very Good. 1935. Broadside. An eye-catching bright orange-red broadside with black print. Unexamined out of shrinkwrap, but appears to have been split and repaired at three fold lines. Light soil and toning on margins, some waviness to bottom quarter. "Tenth Annual Nevada Rodeo / Bigger and Better Each Year / Winnemucca Aug. 31- Sept. 1 & 2 / Come on Over Folks / It's a Wow....Specialty Perfomers Sam Garrett - World's Champion Trick Roper....Dancing Each Night and How! ...Admission Including Grandstand $1.50...." No other copies found on OCLC or elsewhere. ; 42" x 14" .

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        [Faux-Pas] Digressions. Jeu complet d'épreuves abondamment corrigées par l'auteur.

      First new version of the autograph manuscript of 17 pages, written in 1935. Manuscript writing very dense, full excluding the last 13 lines of printed text, with many erasures, corrections and additions. Complete typescript with a few variations from the manuscript and a copy of the first edition published in 1947 and finally published in 1950 is attached. In 1935, Blanchot has been working for 3 years on Thomas the Obscure (he completed in 1940) when interrupts his writing "that would not stop" to write the last word, a short story he describes as "an attempt to bypass another book underway to overcome the interminable and get a more linear narrative, yet painfully complex, a silent decision ... ". In 1983, Blanchot, referring to the motivations of this "innocent text where murderers omens of future time resounded," can not say "how it is written and how unknown requirement, it has the answer." "It was not a text for publication," he says in the afterword of hindsight. The last word will indeed published 12 years later in 550 copies in the collection golden age (although it went bankrupt at the same time, the book will be on sale in 1950) . So the first story is meant at once the last word and the refusal of its unveiling. "Surely begin to write immediately to achieve at the end (...), this means at least hope not to make a career and finding the shortest path to finish early." In this "Apocalypse" Blanchot leads his own novel being written: Thomas, the hero, and is ironically called the new power otherwise without express "what happened to him [that] saying nothing happened ". But if, starting with the last word, Blanchot marks the end of writing, it is an end that remains unpublished. And when the book is finally published, it will be more of a work already substantial: Thomas the Obscure, Amminadab, Faux pas, the Most High, Death Sentence and The Share of fire. Therefore, the last word is not "waiver be Master and Judge," but a written waiver of this "itself in vain." It can no longer be "the unusual resolution to deprive [Language] to support (...) that is to say more than language" but, as part of the work, there is a "word to say and do not say. ". A word rewritten by the writer he became transformed by writing and by war. This is the inaugural version, first draft of thirty young Blanchot, we present here and C. Bident his biographer, thought "probably never know." Narrative foundation, basic writing, many scholars have studied the last man, "painfully complicated" as even the author, but who calls a few "prophetic" pages a reflection on language (and, through him, totalitarianism) marking the second part of the century. Now we present the manuscript written in 1935 and until then unknown, differs considerably from the following two versions of 1947 and 1983. Written in the third person (the later will they, homodiégétiques) the story is much longer. It contains descriptions and including many deleted scenes that will be removed in the published versions: "The sun bathed [plaza] a fiery light of huge mirrors, placed at the four corners, be kicked around in a maze of colors . "" A cloud was soon raised to the ceiling, black cloud crossed by small glowing patches. "" I am worried, he said. I was wrong to leave earlier this house when I get home, surrounded by torches are extinguished one by one. What will I find now? How to live without I guideline? Can you tell me anything? "" Some children, head blackened coal, removed the sand in which they were buried, and trying to achieve with small white stones they drew from their pocket, they reviled in their incomprehensible language. "" Taking advantage of the lull, dogs out of their hole, as if they had been secretly excited by a master, they rushed to the sleeper by pulling on their links. They tried to right, left, then discovering it under the covers, they are slipped badly, small first, then the big dog, like a vicious bunch of kids. "" The intoxication of being together having lost younger pushed them into their own home as if she had ceased to be theirs, and they threw screams waking intruders from their homes. "But this manuscript provides the exegete especially demonstrative few passages that provide clarification on the meaning of the story:" Until is not an indifferent manner to the past and the future. If it is intended to extend a veil over what approach, if a link between, by mutual repulsion, separate time moments it appears from something, something else is not shown, however, that such limit. "" They whom nothing was forbidden to speak and who knew, behaved as if their knowledge had been to break with the language. "" The disciple on this admission, redoubled adoration, give themselves shots that change them into what they can be. At first common deception, they ran, one to an animal world, the other to a riveted himself a slave. "" They wanted to laugh again nonsense, is torturing a lie, but, having no other way to stand as the apotheosis, they lost sight of their mutual desire for death and blissfully enjoyed the rest. "A key reading these valuable addition changes that reflect real shifts of the author. If the most important is, of course, the choice of the first person in later versions, some lexical variations are also very significant. Thus: "I offer the spectacle of my vices" in the manuscript and typescript 1935 becomes: "I offer the spectacle of my mistakes" in the published version of the same in 1947. "This is an extract from the speech the third city "becomes" This is an excerpt of the speech on the third on the third State "; "A noise (...) was one stroke the whole town" becomes "was one stroke all the people" and "... on a deck of onomatopoeia" becomes "... a gateway ranting." Finally, it is a lyrical Blanchot that reveals this "abrupt call of language": "She had her hair hanging these broad wings velvet are a promise of transformation." "... When the sun casting its light shining against the mirrors everywhere, stopped above the esplanade and heard this loud voice, private mysteriously vowels and consonants, which announces the sharing of spaces" "Shouts of the crowd came and brought calls for an immense distress. "" He ran on the book and bit his teeth, as if he had made insensitive despite the bitterness of those old pages. ". In hindsight Blanchot hesitate to comment, however, that this text provides for the third time and he took care to revise again, 50 years after its first release. However, it brings some bits of explanations that reveal the importance of this little story in the life and work of one of the most mysterious writers of the twentieth century: "The last word has to tell main line, as having instead, the total wreck, the narrative itself can not therefore be preserved, and impossible or absurd, unless he should claim prophetic, heralding a future in the past already there or saying there always when there is nothing: either there wearing nothing and prevent the annihilation that it can not escape its long-term process which is rehashing and eternity. " S.n. s.l. s.d. (1943) 18,5x41cm

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        Du Tatouage chez Les Prostituées de France et d'Afrique du Nord

      Lyon: Joannès Desvigne, 1935. First edition. 8vo, 96 pp, printed wraps. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings. Inscribed by Jean Lacassagne at the title page. Text in French. A rare and important early illustrated work on the tattoos of prostitutes, written jointly by the prison doctor Jean Lacassagne - son of Alexander Lacassagne - and J. Herber, who wrote extensively on tattooing in Morocco and the surrounding regions. The photographs and drawings are superb, some degrees of classification are made, and the subject's age is given in most instances. A trade specific publication, published as an installment of the Bibliothèque de la Revue Internationale de Criminalistique, and now rare. OCLC locates eight holdings, only one of which is in North America. Front wrap somewhat overopened, and expected page toning within, else remarkably bright and very good or better.

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        An A.L.S. from Beatrix Potter.

      Signed as H. B. Heelis, written from Castle Cottage, Sawrey, and dated march 4th '[19]35. Written on one side of a sheet of notepaper, the letter amounts to a total of nine lines:'Dear Miss McKinnon I shall be glad to lend you the Bull Banks camp site for Whitsuntide, if I can help you with any information about supplies - glad to do so - Yours sincerely H B Heelis.' Creased in the middle where folded for the envelope; else very good.Bull Banks was one of two fields acquired by Beatrix Potter when she purchased Castle Farm in 1909. The Tale of Mr. Toad, published in 1912, is partly set in Bull Banks Field.

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        H.M.S. Suffolk "Nous Maintiendrons".

      8vo. Original midnight blue leather, titled in gilt; illustrated title-page, numerous black and white photographs and cartoons throughout; a very good copy with some rubbing to the extremities and offsetting to the endpapers. First edition. A record of the Third Commission of H.M.S Suffolk on China Station, with visits to such places as Hong-Kong, Bali, Darwin, Borneo, Manila, Nanking Nankow, Singtao, Kobe, & Nagasaki. HMS Suffolk was a County class heavy cruiser of the Royal Navy, and part of the Kent subclass. She was built by Portsmouth Dockyard, launched on 16 March 1926, and commissioned on 25 June 1928. HMS Suffolk, like her sister ships, served on the China Station, save for reconstruction, until the outbreak of the Second World War The author of this log, R.G. Howard was Instructor Lieut-Commander on the Suffolk. "This book is the outcome of a request to keep a record of the Third Commission of H.M.S. Suffolk. In jotting down these events in the form of a narrative the writer is endebted to those who kindly came forward with cartoons, photograves and verse, and it is his hope that the volumes may be of interest to all who sailed he seas in the "Suffolk" during the years 1933-35. OCLC records three copies at the National Maritime Museum, the National Library of Australia, and University of Hong Kong.

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        The Story of the The Star Stones [together with], The Story of the Pearl, The Story of the Emerald, The Story of the Diamond and The Story of the Sapphire & The Ruby.

      New York, NY: Marcus and Company, Jewellers, 1935-8. First (and only) editions. 5 volumes. Slim octavos, each in printed colour card boards. With colour-plate frontispieces and other illustrations within. Designs by Rockwell Kent. A lovely fine set in the fragile original bindings, housed in a fleece-lined collector's clamshell box, titled in gilt to spine. A series of five books about precious stones issued by jewellers Marcus and Company, the Manhattan retailers and manufacturers of luxury goods from 1892 to 1962. The company was sold to Gimbels in 1941 and merged with Black, Starr and Frost in 1962. Included within this collection are four loose invitation cards for various exhibitions of gemstones.

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        [Op. 95]. Le Petit Chaperon Rouge Double choeur pour voix de femmes et d'enfants. Avec acct de piano ou d'orchestre Pour le chorale des lycées de jeunes filles de Paris Poème de Guy de Teramond... op. 95. Chez Alphonse Leduc: Paris. Autograph musical manuscript signed

      Folio (ca. 360 x 273 mm). [i] (title), 20, [i] (blank) pp. Notated in black ink on music paper with 20 printed staves per page. Scored for double choir and piano. The work begins in A minor, in 3/4, Très Allant (quasi Allo). Textual incipit: "Dans la forêt où rien ne bouge..." The engraver's copy, prepared for the publishing house Alphonse Leduc et Cie. With the composer's autograph signature ("Henri Busser") and date ("Paris, Août 15") to p. 20. Occasional erasures and corrections in black ink in the composer's hand. Lower edge of title with publisher's handstamps and manuscript date ("[19]35") and plate number ("A.L. 19,198") in an early hand. Numerous editorial markings, minor annotations, and occasional corrections in one or more early hands in pencil and red crayon. Slightly worn and soiled; minor ink smudges to 3 pages slightly affecting notation. A piano-vocal edition of Le Petit Chaperon, with plate number A.L. 19,198, was published by Alphonse Leduc in 1935. Not in the Grove Music Online works list. "Firmly rooted in the French 19th-century tradition, Büsser's symphonic and choral writing is indebted to Gounod and Saint-Saëns. He is best known, however, for his dramatic works, which betray Wagner's impact in both their form and their use of the orchestra. The influence of Debussy, whose advice Büsser sought over the opera that became his most successful, Colomba (c1902-10), is also evident in certain harmonic procedures and in an acute sensitivity to orchestral colour. The ballets, such as the light-hearted La ronde des saisons (1905) with its amusing descriptive touches, provide further evidence of his keen dramatic sense." Barbara L. Kelly in Grove Music Online.

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        Green Hills of Africa...

      New York: Scribner's, 1935. FIRST EDITION, FIRST APPEARANCE of Hemingway's classic account of his 1933 African safari; this Scribner's magazine appearance precedes the first edition in book form. "Green Hills of Africa was written in Key West in 1934, mostly over a period of several months, with interruptions for fishing expeditions in the Caribbean and another trip to Cuba. Published in October [25,] 1935 after serialization in Scribner's magazine, it was indeed a book about landscape, though Hemingway referred to it in more magical or mystical terms as 'country,' ??"It is probably that this communication of the sense of place and the sense of the immediacy and palpability of the experience in that place, is what gives the Green Hills of Africa its special distinction...??"But even more than country, Green Hills of Africa is a book about writing and writers As a writer, he wanted to see 'how far prose can be carried if any one is serious enough and has luck,' to see if prose could attain a fourth and even a fifth dimension" (Mellow, Hemingway: A Life Without Consequences; Baker, Hemingway, the Writer as Artist). ??IN: Scribner's Magazine, May - November, 1935. New York: Scribner's, 1935. Quarto, original wrappers; custom box. Seven issues (complete). Without any of the usual stamps or labels. An outstanding set - the finest we've seen. . Fine....

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