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        Butterfield 8 (Signed)

      NY: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1935. Book is only in good condition - Shows discoloration to front panel and gilt on spine is faded but readable (barely). Overall, the book is tight and clean with no faults to the interior or the pages. Signed by the author on a 1" X 3" paper affixed to the half-title page. It is fitted with a facsimile dust jacket that fits the book perfectly. The author's third book (second novel). which some consider his best work. Basis for the Daniel Mann film that starred Elizabeth Taylor and Laurence Harvey in the title roles. 310 pp.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Fine (Facsimile DW).

      [Bookseller: abookshop]
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        FULLY DRESSED AND IN HIS RIGHT MIND: A NOVEL

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1935 - Octavo, pp. [1-6] [1-2] 3-215 [216-217] [218: colophon], original black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in white, top edge stained black. First edition. The author's first novel. "A curious tale whose luckless hero is persecuted by a murderous midget with a direly intimidating stare, but finds succor by virtue of his involvement with a supernatural female." - Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997), p. 350. "Hard-boiled Depression-era allegorical fantasy, unique in American letters, and for all that, extremely well-done. Sentimental but never sappy, and vicious little fear-figure is particularly memorable."- Robert Knowlton. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-135. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 630. Bleiler (1978), p. 72. Reginald 05386. Hubin (1994), p. 281. Baird and Greenwood, An Annotated Bibliography of California Fiction 1664-1970 797. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with just a touch of wear at edges, small pinkish stain to front panel, and mild dust soiling to rear panel. A nice copy. (#96373) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        Letter of Resignation of James G. McDonald, High Commissioner for Refugees (Jewish and Other) Coming From Germany, Addressed to The Secretary General of the League of Nations, With an Annex containing an analysis of the measures in Germany against "Non-Aryans," and of their effects in creating refugees. London, December 27th, 1935

      Printed by Headley Brothers 109 Kingsway, London, London, England 1935 - x, 34 pages. Wrappers detached. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Princess Hildegarde (SIGNED)

      Row, Peterson and Company, Evanston, Illinois 1935 - Book will close its text block but not its boards; thus, "very good." Boards are pumpkin cloth illustrated in black; a few lighter patches to rear board. Vertical strips of material which we take to be white library tape run along inside edges of boards at hinges; this material has been tucked UNDER the endpapers; we thus conclude this is a "reinforced library binding", as made. No date later than 1935 copyright, below which appears the cryptic numeral "873." Dated by the author "Xmas 1934" (making this a very early copy) and boldly signed to verso of FFE "Compliments of the Author / Sidney Baldwin." To title page, Uncle Raymond has then written to Cindy, Billy, & Tommy: "Ask Gran to tell you more about Sidney Baldwin, who writes a daily column for the Peoria Journal Star, which her father once owned." By the author of "Young Prince Hubert." Hard-to-find in signed condition. 304 pp. Reduced from $1,600. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Selbstbildnis, sich selbst über die rechte Schulter blickend.

      - Holzschnitt, 1935 (?), auf Japan-Bütten, verso Nachlaßstempel und die Signatur von Alois Scharl. 39,5:27,5 cm.

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        Taps at Reveille

      New York: Charles Scribner, 1935. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 1935, First Edition, first state, with uncancelled leaves. Hardcover. Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. A square, sharp copy with bright gilt titles; minor shelfwear to the spine ends. DJ with rubber-stamped price on the front flap (the larger variety) and printed price on rear flap (both 2.50). Spine of DJ faded; shallow loss at spine ends and corners; front panel with light creasing along the top edge; orange sections and drawing bold and clean. BRUCCOLI A.18.I.a. DJ now in mylar. Digital images available upon request.

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        On the day she left on her on her solo flight to Mexico becoming the first person to fly solo from Los Angeles to Mexico City, Amelia Earhart signs a $105 check to the National Aeronautic Association - endorsed by the NAA's Joe Nikrent who placed a barograph aboard her plane that day to record the flight.

      New York Cityy, April 19, 1935. 6" x 2.75". "Partly Printed Check Signed ""Amelia Earhart,"" 6"" x 2.75"". [Burbank, California], April 19, 1935. Payable to ""National Aeronautic Association"" for $105. Completed in manuscript. Adequate contrast. Endorsed on verso ""National Aeronautic Assn / By Joe Nikrent."" Bank stampings on verso. Tiny bank cancellation holes nick the ""A"" and ""l"" in ""Amelia."" Surface creases, nicked at edges, folds at upper corners; after Earhart signed it, Nikrent may have folded it and put it in his pocket. Good condition.There are a few holograph edits in unknown hand. ""Burbank, California"" was crossed out and replaced with ""New York City."" Also crossed out was ""Burbank Branch / Security First National / Bank of Los Angeles / 101 East San Fernando Boulevard,"" replaced with ""Fifth Avenue Bank / New York, N.Y.""Ostensibly, Amelia Earhart signed this check just before she left Los Angeles County's Burbank airport for her flight to Mexico City. It was then endorsed by the NAA's timer, Joe Nikrent, who placed a barograph aboard her plane to record the flight. On April 19, 1935, at 9:55pm, Amelia Earhart took off from the United Air Terminal in Burbank, California, for a 1,750-mile goodwill flight to Mexico City. Joe Nikrent, who endorsed this check, was the NAA timer. He placed a barograph aboard her plane. When she arrived in Mexico City on April 20th, she landed to crowd of over 20,000 persons. At a special session of the City Council, Earhart was presented with a gold medal for her flight. She was the first person to fly solo from Los Angeles to Mexico City, April 19-20, 1935, completing the trip in 13 hours 23 minutes. The National Aeronautic Association was founded in 1905 as the Aero Club of America. it was incorporated as the NAA in 1922. Until the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1926, it was the sole issuer of pilot licenses in America. The NAA is the oldest national aviation club in the United States and one of the oldest in the world. It has certified aviation and aerospace records in the United States since 1905; its current records database includes over 8,000 record flights."

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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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom ANZAAB/ILAB]
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        North To The Orient. With Maps by Charles A. Lindbergh

      New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1935 - First Edition. Near fine in a dust jacket with light wear and tear. A presentation copy; inscribed by Anne and Charles to his aunt. "[in Charles's hand] For Aunt June from Charles and [in Anne's hand] Anne Lindbergh/ August 1935." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        Goodbye, Mr. Chips. Illustrations by H.M. Brock

      Boston: Little, Brown, 1935 - First Illustrated Edition; "Birthday Edition;" one of 600 numbered copies signed by the author and illustrator. A near fine copy in a very good publisher's slipcase. Presentation copy, inscribed by H.M. Brock to his brother and fellow illustrator Charles E. Brock. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        Goodbye, Mr. Chips [Limited Birthday Edition, Signed]

      Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press Book / Little, Brown and Company, 1935. First Thus. Limited to 600 copies of which this is no. 536. Octavo (21.5cm.); original parchment-backed boards, gilt-lettered spine, white paper-covered slipcase; viii,[4],132pp.; frontispiece, text illus. throughout, including some full-page. Slipcase slightly worn and toned to extremities, else Fine. Signed by the author and artist on colophon. This edition published a year after the first (London) edition. The book was adapted into film twice, in 1939 and 1969, the later starring Peter O'Toole and Petula Clark.

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        Lucy Gayheart

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1935 - First Edition, First Printing with the words "FIRST EDITION" printed on the copyright page. A spectacular copy. This copy is authentically SIGNED by Willa Cather on a laid in signature. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is rich in color with NO chips or tears. The book is in amazing shape and appears UNREAD. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A stunning copy with the First Issue dustjacket SIGNED by the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Capitale.

      Sablier, Paris. 1935 - First edition. Octavo. 66 woodcuts by Masereel. Wrappers. A sad commentary on modern urban life. One of 1560 copies, this one marked 'H.C.' at the limitation.Presentation copy from the artist, inscribed on the second blank: ''à Barbusse, trés cordialement - Frans Masereel'. In 1921 Masereel had illustrated Henri Barbusse's Quelques coins du coeur, also published by Sablier.Small stain to bottom edge of front cover. Spine nicked at ends. Very good indeed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB]
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        GARDENS OF JAPAN. A PICTORIAL RECORD OF THE FAMOUS PALACES, GARDENS AND TEA-GARDENS.

      Tokyo, The Zauho Press, 1935.. FIRST EDITION 1935, edited by Naoya Shiga and Motoi Hashimoto. Folio, approximately 420 x 330 mm, 16½ x 13 inches, xii pages of contents etc, title page printed in red and black,150 full page photographic plates in monotone, 6 pages of plans of the famous gardens still existing, 9 text illustrations, 28 pages of text divided into chapters with headings as follows: A Short History of the Japanese Garden; The Division of Modern Gardens; Constructional Material for The Japanese Garden; Arts and Crafts in Garden Details; An Example of Garden Design in the Edo Period. Original publisher's de luxe binding of white soft leather spine with gilt lettering, silk cloth boards with gilt lettering and picture, pictorial endpapers, all edges gilt. Spine slightly rubbed with some slight soiling, light uneven browning to silk cloth boards, two lower corners bumped and soft, some slight wear to extremities, the fold of the folding plate has neat professional repair from head to tail on blank side, not affecting image, small round blind stamp to bottom of title page, otherwise a very good clean tight copy. Heavy book will require extra postage. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        Photo Album, Department Store]: Zur standigen Erinnerung an das am 1. Sept. 1935. gegrundete Geschaft. [In Commemoration of the Opening of the Store on September 1st 1935]

      1935 - Oblong small quarto. Cord-tied cloth board decoratively printed with a geometric pattern; tissue guard for each page. Just about fine. The album contains 44 mounted black and white gelatin silver photographs, with another 23 similar images laid in, for a total of 67 photographs. Titled in neat white album ink inside the front board, else the images are uncaptioned, but many of the images have additional signage within the image that would probably reward further research as to the exact location. Apparently meant to commemorate the opening of a German fabric and fashion store. The fascinating images are riotously stylized, with many featuring particularly modernist (or perhaps surrealistic) or creepy looking mannequins, all in service of the elaborate displays of clothing or fabrics, mostly it seems, for women's clothing. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        PATHS OF GLORY

      New York: Viking, 1935. Gilt cloth. Spine and top edges a bit sunned, gilding has a bit of patina, as usual, otherwise a very good or better copy in lightly spine-sunned dust jacket with a bit of minor fraying at the lower edge toward the spine and trivial edgewear. Neat pencil name on first blank. First published edition of the author's first and only novel, an account of the victimization of three French line soldiers by commanders intent on saving their own reputations. It was preceded by five hundred promotional copies of printed sheets bound in wrappers, untitled. Signed, in ink, by the author on the first blank. Sidney Howard undertook a dramatic adaptation of some note in 1935, but the 1957 film adaptation by Stanley Kubrick did much to remind the post- war public of its virtues. It remains one of the most widely known anti-war novels of the pre-WWII years. From the distinguished WWI Fiction Collection of Barry Maurer, with his laid in bookplate (see our catalogue 150).

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        EL PESSEBRE.

      Les Belles Edicions, Barcelona 1935 - Profusa il·lustració amb gravats i fotografies. Paper de fil. Edició de 480 exemplars, exemplar Nº 180. 375pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LLIBRERIA KEPOS-CANUDA]
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        Langner, Reinhold. - "Zwei gehende Kinder".

      - Mischtechnik / Aquarell & Tusche, auf faserigem Büttenpapier, um 1935. Von Reinhold Langner. 44,5 x 30,0 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Verso Stempelsignatur "Reinhold Langner". - Sehr guter Erhaltungszustand. Reinhold Langner (1905 Weinböhla - 1957 Ockritz bei Dresden). Deutscher Holzbildhauer, Zeichner und Grafiker. 1922-25 Lehre zum Maurer und Holzbildhauer. 1925-33 Studium der Holzbildhauerei an der Kunstgewerbeakademie Dresden bei Theodor Arthur Winde. 1929/30 Studienreise u.a. nach Italien und Spanien. 1933 Verweis von der Akademie wegen seiner sozialdemokratischen Gesinnung. Bis 1942 freischaffend als Bildhauer tätig; z.B. Schnitzarbeiten an der Marienberger Rathaustür (1938/39). Ab 1943 Lehrer an der Staatlichen Kunstakademie Dresden. 1945-47 kommissarischer Leiter der Akademie der Bildenden Künste Dresden (HfBK). 1946-48 dort Professor für Bildhauerei. 1948/49 Professor für Angewandte Plastik und Rektor an der Hochschule für Werkkunst Dresden. 1949 Wechsel an die Technische Hochschule Dresden als Lehrbeauftragter für Bauplastik, 1952-57 Professur. Ab 1950 Lehrbeauftragter an der Universität Leipzig. Ab 1950 Direktor des Museums für Sächsische Volkskunst im Jägerhof in Dresden. Machte sich um Erhalt und Entwicklung der erzgebirgischen Volkskunst bemüht, weshalb man ihn als "Vater der erzgebirgischen Schnitzer" apostrophierte.

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        Langner, Reinhold. - "Zwei spielende Kinder".

      - Mischtechnik / Aquarell & Tusche, auf faserigem Büttenpapier, um 1935. Von Reinhold Langner. 43,0 x 25,5 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Verso Stempelsignatur: "Reinhold Langner". - Sehr guter Erhaltungszustand. Reinhold Langner (1905 Weinböhla - 1957 Ockritz bei Dresden). Deutscher Holzbildhauer, Zeichner und Grafiker. 1922-25 Lehre zum Maurer und Holzbildhauer. 1925-33 Studium der Holzbildhauerei an der Kunstgewerbeakademie Dresden bei Theodor Arthur Winde. 1929/30 Studienreise u.a. nach Italien und Spanien. 1933 Verweis von der Akademie wegen seiner sozialdemokratischen Gesinnung. Bis 1942 freischaffend als Bildhauer tätig; z.B. Schnitzarbeiten an der Marienberger Rathaustür (1938/39). Ab 1943 Lehrer an der Staatlichen Kunstakademie Dresden. 1945-47 kommissarischer Leiter der Akademie der Bildenden Künste Dresden (HfBK). 1946-48 dort Professor für Bildhauerei. 1948/49 Professor für Angewandte Plastik und Rektor an der Hochschule für Werkkunst Dresden. 1949 Wechsel an die Technische Hochschule Dresden als Lehrbeauftragter für Bauplastik, 1952-57 Professur. Ab 1950 Lehrbeauftragter an der Universität Leipzig. Ab 1950 Direktor des Museums für Sächsische Volkskunst im Jägerhof in Dresden. Machte sich um Erhalt und Entwicklung der erzgebirgischen Volkskunst bemüht, weshalb man ihn als "Vater der erzgebirgischen Schnitzer" apostrophierte.

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        BBC: The Voice of Britain (Collection of 9 still photographs from the 1935 British documentary film)

      London: British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC], 1935. Collection of seven vintage black-and-white single weight still photographs and two double weight sepia photographs from the UK release of the 1935 British documentary film. Included is the original trasmittal envelope, with the printed label, "On His Majesty's Service." Featured in two of the photographs are Henry Hall and his Orchestra (a.k.a., the BBC Symphony Orchestra), the BBC "house band" in the 1930s. The earliest, and perhaps the first, documentary on the British Broadcasting Service, paying tribute to its technological greatness, the span of its reach, the people affected by it, and its diversity of news, humor, lifestyle reporting, and music. Featured in the documentary were many of the BBC's literary voices, including H.G. Wells, G.K. Chesterton, J.B. Priestley, and George Bernard Shaw. 8.5 x 6.5 inches. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Sylva Sylvarum or A Naturall Historie in ten centuries written by the Right Honourable FRANCIS LO Verulam ViscountSt. ALBAN - published after the Autors death by WILLIAM RAWLEY Doctor in Divinitie, one of his Majesties Chaplaines. Hereunto is now added an Alphabeticall Table of the principall things contained in the whole work. London, printed by John Haviland for William Lee, and are to be sold by Iohn Williams 1965

      1935 London William Lee 1935 - fouth edition - 28,5 x 18 cm - 1 leaf blank-engraved titlepage dated 1631page blank-printed titlepage dated 1635-1 pg blank-dedication 2 pages-to the reader 5 pgs-1pgs blank-a table of the experiments9 pgs-1 page blank-natuural historie 260 pgs- a table of the chiefe matters contained in these centuries 26 unnumbered pages-His Lops usual receipt for the gout to. 1 page-1 page black - misnumbering: page 39 must be 35 - full calf leather, 17th century - 5 raised bans - auther and title gold stamped on the back - condition; hinges broken, wormholes through the whole book but not affecting the text, small annotations in an old hand, bookplate on inside first board, binding tied - GIBSON 174 (gives also at the end 'to the reader + new Atlantis ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Megalithes du Haut-Laos (Hua Pan, Tran Ninh).:

      PEFEO, XXV-XXVI., Paris les Éditions d'Art et d'Histoire 1935 - A thorough study of the megalithic monuments and sculptures of Upper Laos. This set is heavy - postage quoted on request. Fine set bound in buckram, original wrappers bound in. First edition Two volumes, pp.271; 358, 104 plates, 12 maps, 9 folding, 233 illustrations. French text.

      [Bookseller: John Randall (Books of Asia), ABA, ILAB]
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        The Green Hills of Africa

      Scribner's, 1935 A near fine first edition, with typical moderate fading of spine and edges of cloth, in a very good first issue dust jacket. Scribner's, 1935. First edition Scribner's A on copyright page. 295pp. with Shenton decorations. 8vo. Original green cloth; gilt lettering on front board; black decorative strips on spine with gilt lettering. In first issue dust jacket (with wider green section on back panel) with original price of $2.75 still on front flap. First edition. Hanneman 13. In discussing the author's challenges in writing this work of non-fiction, Carlos Baker says, "The Green Hills of Africa rises above the status of a 'noble experiment' and becomes in its own right a work of art." [Hemingway/ The Writer as Artist, p.167]. Hemingway's second book of nonfiction, an account of a month-long hunting trip to Africa which he wrote "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." Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

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        The Golden Bough A Study in Magic and Religion

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1935. Third Edition. Decorated & gilt-stamped cloth. Fine. 12 volumes, original dark green cloth decorated with a golden bough [mistleto] motif on cover & gilt titles, top edges gilt. Extra postage necessary due to weight. This beautiful 12-volume set of the desirable, revised and expanded Third Edition consists of: Part I. The Magic Art and the Evolution of Kings (2 vols); Part II. Taboo and the Perils of the Soul; Part III. The Dying God; Part IV. Adonis, Attis, Osiris (2 vols.); Part V. Spirits of the Corn and of the Wild (2 vols.); Part VI. The Scapegoat; Part VII. Baldur the Beautiful (2 vols.); Part VIII. Bibliography and General Index. Sir James Frazer's brilliantly written, insightful, and wide-ranging opus is one of the great classics of comparative anthropology, mythology, AND literature.

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        Le vin de solitude

      Albin Michel 1935 - - Albin Michel, Paris 1935, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Envoi autographe signé d'Irène Némirovsky à Michel Corday. Dos comportant de petits manques en pied, taches claires et traces d'éraflures en tête et en pied du premier plat, infimes rousseurs sur les gardes, la dernière garde est entièrement annotée par le dédicataire au crayon de papier. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, review copy. Signed autograph Irene Nemirovsky Michel Corday. Back with small gaps Length, clear stains and scratches on the top and bottom of the first flat. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM Of TRAVELING CIRCUS PERFORMERS And SETUP CREWS, 1930s - 1940s

      Circa late 1930s - 1940s. Colorful hemp cloth, comb binding. Black construction paper leaves. Spine cloth split; binding comb slightly cocked/ warped to upper portion; top ~8 binding loops no longer threading most leaves; some photos in album and/or corner brackets detached or loose. Photos clean and generally well-developed. VG overall.. 17 leaves containing 227 b/w photographs affixed with corner brackets, plus 19 loose b/w photos. Total of 246 b/w photos, ranging from 2-1/2" x 3-5/8" to 3-3/8" x 5-5/8"; most on average ~ 3-1/4" x 4-1/2". 14-7/8" x 12-1/4" Collection of circus photographs from the late 1930s and 1940s, primarily featuring performers during shows, practicing, relaxing or posing behind the tents, etc., as well as their trains, transport caravans, and circus animals (camels, elephants, horses, dogs). Many bear handwritten notes about the location, date, and/or the performer's name to the verso, and several are stamped with the Peoria and Decatur, Illinois, addresses of circusiana hobbyists Roy Frietsch and Bert Backstein, respectively. Backstein cofounded the Circus Model Builder's and Owner's Association in 1935, and was later commissioned by circus historian Gordon Potter to create a miniature version of a Golden Age circus; the result, with the assistance of Backstein's son, Bill, is now known as the Potter Backstein Collection. The photographers (we presume multiple) were likely not directly associated with circuses, but, like Backstein and Frietsch, enthusiasts who were friendly with the performers and crews, and allowed to take photographs outside of the public sphere of the performance tents. The performers include trapeze artists, clowns, elephant and horseback riders, and miniature horses, possibly from Backstein's own miniature circus, among others. Some of the circus companies featured are Russell Bros. Pan-Pacific, Cole Bros., Austin Bros.; most of the circuses pictured appear to have taken place in the Midwest. We date the photos partially based on the dates on the verso of some of the photos themselves, and also by the trucks and tractors shown transporting the circus cars. Overall, a delightful collection of performance and behind the scenes circus photos.

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        Sir Sefton Brancker [Signed]

      Published by William Heinemann Ltd., London First Edition 1935. 1935. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original powder blue buckram covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Contains [xxv] 491 printed pages of text with two monochrome photographs. Surface stain to the bottom edge of the rear board, sun fading to the areas on the spine where the dust wrapper has pieces of paper missing. Good condition book in Good condition dust wrapper with internally repaired tears across the spine ends and corners, spine sun faded. Together with Lord Thomson, the Air Minister, Sefton Brancker was killed when the airship R101 crashed near Beauvais, France on 5 October 1930, during its maiden voyage to India. Includes original 4½'' x 6½'' monochrome photograph of Sefton Brancker at a charity fête in London holding an aeroplane and with signed contemporary inscription on the reverse by unknown 'Here is the photograph taken at your stall, with all good wishes to you and to the North and West London Branch', the reverse also has an indigo stamp from 'London News Agency Photos Ltd.' Sefton Brancker has SIGNED below his image on the photograph 'Sefton Brancker.' Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        Tibetan Yoga and Secret Doctrines; Seven Books of Wisdom of the Great Path, According to the Late Lama Kazi Dawa-Samdup's English Rendering

      Oxford University Press, Oxford 1935 - 8vo. [xxiv], 389 pp. Frontis. Illustrations. Signed. Cloth, gilt, teg, very good. No dustwrapper. Foreword by Dr. R. R. Marett. Inscribed on ffep, To E. Alex Patterson with the good wishes of W. Y. Evans-Wentz, San Diego State College, St. Valentine's Day, 1958. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bauer Rare Books]
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        In Search of Old Peking. With Maps, Plans and Illustrations.

      Henri Vetch, Peking 1935 - 8vo, [xii], 382pp, original cloth [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Far Eastern Booksellers / Kyokuto Shoten]
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        [Salesman's Sample Book of Sacramental Vestment Textiles]

      [Saint Etienne]: [Les Succrs de G. Bochard], [ca. 1935]. 4to. Commercial burgundy board scrapbook. String-tied with matching silk braid. 10.5” x 8” approx. containing sixteen card-stock leaves mounted recto and verso with 92 original silk sample swatches. Three black-and-white photo illustrations of finished patterns also mounted within. Mild wear and staining to boards (only). Internally bright, sound, and apparently complete. Near fine. Lovely salesman's sample book of sacramental vestment textiles from the French firm of G. Bochard, which operated in St. Etienne from the late 19th century until the mid 20th. The company focused primarily on embroidered silks, not only for vestments but also table cloths, banners, book braids, and the like. Examples in this volume include swatches of numerous priestly vestments: alb, cincture, maniple, stole, chasuble, cope, dalmatic, surplice, and cotta represented in brightly-colored woven silks as well as embroidered and tapestry fabrics — many with stock notes, and other related penciled marginalia (in French). A beautiful production.

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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        LA FRANCMASONERIA, SUS APOLOGISTAS, DETRACTORES, EDUARDO BARRIOBERO Y HERRAN 1935

      Imp. de Galo Sáez. 1935 - Madrid. 1935. Rústica. 20X15. 332p+5h. Curioso ejemplar y raro. Ref 3.6 Biblioteca PC. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        Chinese Pottery and Porcelain from the Eumorfopoulos Collection available for Private Purchase

      Bluett & Sons, London 1935 - First edition. Octavo. Softcover. Very good. 58 Pages, 331 objects described. No images. A very scarce catalogue of Chinese ceramics from the Eumorfopoulos collection that were kept by Eumorfopoulos rather than being sold to museums. The 331 objects offered for sale in this catalogue also have the number corresponding to the entry in the massive 6 volumes on Chinese ceramics of the Eumorfopoulos collection. Almost all of the 331 objects were depicted in the 6 columes. This Bluett sales catalogue is thus of the greatest importance as one can now easily see which items were sold on the open market and to date may still circulate in the trade or come available in the future. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meijering Art Books]
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        Poems for F.

      Paris: Éditions du Sagittaire, 1935 - Square octavo. Original white wrappers printed in red and black. With the original glassine dust jacket. Glassine wrappers a little toned and chipped at extremities. A very good copy. Title page printed in red & black, initial letters printed in red. First and limited edition, number 44 of 250 numbered copies signed by the author. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the half-title: "For Roger Mynors Esq from a 'prodigal son' who yet hopes to return to more academic ways. Edouard Roditi". The recipient was the classical scholar Sir Roger Mynors (1903-1989), who was a contemporary of Roditi's at Balliol College, Oxford. Edouard Roditi (1910-1992) was an American surrealist poet and author, who "became acquainted with T. S. Eliot, James Joyce, André Breton and other leading literary figures, while living in London, Paris, and Berlin (1929-37); he published the first Surrealist manifesto in English, 'The new reality,' in 'The Oxford Outlook' (1929); while continuing his literary interests, he worked for the US government during World War II for the Office of War Information and also served as an interpreter for the State Department during the San Francisco conference which established the United Nations; published books include Poems for F (1934), Oscar Wilde: a critical study (1947), Dialogues on art (1960), De l'homosexualité (1962). Roditi also held teaching positions at various colleges and universities; in addition to his literary achievements, Roditi was known as a generous and encouraging mentor to young writers" (Online Archive of California; Roditi's paper are held at UCLA). Poems for F. is his first book. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Kuchyne. Návrhy nábytku "Nové doby", Jakoz I detaily, vypracuji odborne a levne. "Nové Doby" 1935. Arch. Pehr. Praha.

      -,, Prag, 1935 - Prag, -, 1935. Quer-4°. o. Pag. [8 Bll.] OHlwd. mit aufgezogener Titelillustration. In tschech. Sprache. - Etw. fleckig, Gbrsp., jede Tafel a. Rückseite gestempelt. - Die sieben enthaltenen Küchenentwürfe bzw. Möbelentwürfe sind tlw. altkoloriert. - Pehr, (1909-1973), entwarf im Stile des Funktionalismus. Tschechisch OHlwd. mit aufgezogener Titelillustration. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        Chinese Religion seen through the Proverb

      

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        Formes Nues.

      Paris: Éditions d'Art Graphique et Photographique,, 1935. Edited by Albert Mentzel and Albert Roux. Quarto. Original spiral-bound pictorial card wrappers, titles to front cover red. With 96 photogravures. Front cover a little rubbed, tips slightly worn, small closed tear to foot of p. 79. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing. The book features work by Pierre Boucher, Louis Caillaud, Andreas Feininger, John Havinden, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Man Ray, Emmanuel Sougez, and Maurice P. Verneuil, among others, and contains contributions from them in French, English and German.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Fate cannot harm me.

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1935. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in green. With the dust jacket. Edges and contents foxed; an excellent copy in the slightly soiled jacket that has a sunned spine. First edition, first impression. A romance and adventure novel. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the front panel of the dust jacket, and the front free endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Secret Rules Lone Ranger Safety Scout Club Historic 1935 Silvercup Manual

      Silvercup Bread - B00NJ24YH6 One of the earliest Lone Ranger premiums is the Silvercup Bread manual entitled SECRET SESSION RULES OF THE LONE RANGER SAFETY SCOUT CLUB. An unusual manual, not sent to ordinary members but only to full-fledged Head Scouts or Club Presidents! This is arguably the most important Lone Ranger premium! It lists rules and procedures for the establishment of Safety Scout Clubs for the first time! Published by the Makers of Silvercup; a few spots to edges; VG+/Near Fine; Original Printing of The Secret Rules Lone Ranger Safety Scout Club Historic 1935 Silvercup Manual; This is the Top Lone Ranger Collectible Available! Very Rare [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Azio Media - Fine Books & Ephemera]
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        The Art of Renoir. With a Foreword by John Dewey.

      Minton, Balch & Co., New York, 1935 - New York, Minton, Balch & Co. 1935 8°. XXI S., 515 S. Mit 158 Abbildungen auf Tafeln. Originalleinwand. Erste Ausgabe. - Bedeutendes Widmungsexemplar des sagenumwobenen amerikanischen Sammlers Albert C. Barnes, datiert 11. Oktober 1936, an den Kunsthistoriker Hanns Swarenski, Sohn von Georg Swarenski. Er war Leiter der Kunstgewerbeabteilung am Museum of Fine Arts in Boston und übernahm die Kuratorenstelle seines Vaters für Mittelalterliche Kunst am selben Museum. Beigelegt ein handschriftlicher Brief von Barnes in deutscher Sprache, 7 Zeilen, datiert Merion 8.10.1936, an Swarzenski, der sich offenbar für einen Besuch bei Barnes angemeldet hatte. "Warum (ins) Hotel? Es wäre viel besser bei uns. Kommen Sie (.) schlafen ruhig in unserer Wohnung, stehen bald auf Sonntag und die Bilder den ganzen Tag ansehen. Keine Nachricht nöthig - kommen!". - Barnes (1872-1951), geboren als Sohn eines Metzgers und einer deutschstämmigen Mutter in einem Arbeitervorort von Philadelphia, studierte Medizin und Chemie und wurde durch seine pharmazeutischen Produkte reich. Er wurde einer der grössten Kunstsammler seiner Generation, gleichzeitig war er ein Philanthrop, dem das soziale Wohlergehen seiner Mitarbeiter über alles ging. Verschlossen gegenüber dem sogenannten Establishment, war seine Sammlung nur nach Voranmeldung und Prüfung zugänglich. Einzig die Mitarbeiter seiner Firma hatten jederzeit Zugang zur Sammlung. - Barnes-Autographen sind von grosser Seltenheit. - Einband schwach fleckig. Sprache: Englisch [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        Self-Portrait

      [New York, 1935. Half-length frontal view of the Van Vechten in dressing gown. Gelatin silver print. 1 vols. 23.7 x 17.6 cm. (9-3/8 x 7 inches). Mounted to stiff card, SIGNED by Van Vechten on the mount in blue ink, and docketed on the rear by him with the date and reference number ("xxx g 0"). Half-length frontal view of the Van Vechten in dressing gown. Gelatin silver print. 1 vols. 23.7 x 17.6 cm. (9-3/8 x 7 inches). Signed Self-Portrait.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        The Lords of Creation

      Harper & Brothers, New York and London 1935 - First printing (States First Edition on the copyright page with I-K code). The spine ends are a bit worn and the spine very slightly sunned. Otherwise a fine, unmarked copy in a square, tight binding with hinges intact. A very handsome copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Banjo Booksellers, IOBA]
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