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        Inscribed Photograph

      Approximately 10 x 13?; framed and glazed. Fields and his co-star and miniature arch-nemesis Baby Le Roy are depicted riding tricycles on the movie lot, most likely during the filming of It?s A Gift. Inscribed by Fields to columnist and commentator Jimmy Starr, ?For Jimmy Starr, best wishes from Bill Fields man and boy. On second thought, the kid might be Baby Le Roy. 1935.? In excellent condition; the inscription is a little faded, but still quite legible.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.]
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        The Green Child

      London: William Heinemann., 1935. A Romance. Octavo. Original green cloth, spine and front side lettered in gilt, black endpapers, with dust jacket. Small contemporary ownership inscription to initial blank. Slightly cocked, spine a little tanned, with some very minor rubbing at extremities, internally clean and bright, dust jacket tanned at spine with a few marks and some chipping at rubbing at edges, still a very good copy. First edition, first impression. Read's only novel. A very uncommon book in this condition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Taps at Reveille

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1935 - First edition, first printing, second state. Inscribed and signed by the author in black ink on front endpaper: "For Jim Hurley / adhesive tape expert / ('May every tape- / writer ribbon prove / to be an adhesive / tape' Dorothy Dix) / From his friend / F Scott Fitzgerald / Ashville 1936". Bound in the publisher's original dark blue cloth. A near fine copy, with light wear to the spine ends, light rubbing to the corners, a hint of spotting on the page edges and the front and back hinges. A very attractive copy. Fitzgerald inscribed this copy of Taps at Reveille to his friend James B. Hurley, a clerk at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, North Carolina, a resort hotel where the author resided from 1935 - 1936. Fitzgerald first traveled to Asheville on an extended visit due to personal health concerns about his lungs and stayed after he moved his wife Zelda to the Highland Hospital at Asheville. Hurley worked for Fitzgerald for nine months after applying to a classified advertisement for a typist. He typed Fitzgerald's manuscripts, manually manipulating his typewriter to create a triple-space between lines, Fitzgerald's preferred layout for editing. Additionally, Fitzgerald had Hurley assist with his finances, including contacting The Saturday Evening Post for payments when Fitzgerald's checking account was running low. When the two parted ways, Fitzgerald bequeathed Hurley with two manuscripts for his short stories and three signed novels, including this one. Bruccoli and Baughman, 124. Taps at Reveille is Fitzgerald's fourth collection of short stories and the last book published during his lifetime, one year after Tender is the Night. The collection contains eighteen stories, including: "Crazy Sunday," "A Woman with a Past," The Last of the Belles," and "Babylon Revisited." According to the publisher, Fitzgerald chose his best short stories for this collection, ones full of poignant and amusing stories of youth, gaiety, and adolescent error. "Babylon Revisited" is perhaps the best-known; it is a rueful contemplation of the Jazz Age in Paris and its follies (Edith H. Walton, New York Times). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        All about Tea.

      New York, The Tea and Coffee Trade Journal Company, 1935.. First Edition. Two volumes (complete). 4°. Volume I: XIV, 559 pages / Volume II: VI, 568 pages. Heavily illustrated throughout. Original Hardcover (green cloth with gilt lettering on spine and covers). Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. Small signs of bumping to corners. Spines slightly faded. Interior in excellent condition. The two Picture Tea Maps of the World on each of the pastedowns in excellent condition.. The most important and thorough publication on tea. A must-have for all tea-lovers and the perfect cultural history of tea. Never reached in quality by any other publication. You don't want this book in reprint. Only the first edition is it.

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      Grasset 1935 - - Grasset, Paris 1935, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 30 exemplaires numérotés sur alfa, seuls grands papiers avec 16 pur fil. Bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        An Eastern Odyssey: The Third Expedition of Haardt and Audion-Dubreuil. Preface by André Citroën. Introduction by L. Audion-Dubreuil. Translated and Adapted by Major-General Sir E. D. Swinton K.B.E., C.B., D.S.O. (Ole Luk-Oie).

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1935 - Octavo. Original green cloth, spine lettered in gilt, map endpapers. With the dust jacket. Some foxing to edges; an excellent copy in the jacket that has some nicks to extremities. Frontispiece and 39 black and white plates. First edition in English, first impression. First published in Paris under the title La Croisière jaune: expédition Citroën Centre-Asie, troisième mission in 1933. The Third Citroën Expedition, the legendary Croisiere Jaune, was organized by Georges-Marie Haardt, Director General of Citroën, to promote the company's "Autochenilles," half-tracks fitted with Kergresse's tracks at the rear and a road-roller attachment at the front. The "Pamir" party with Haardt and French explorer Audouin-Dubreuil set out from Beirut with the intention of following the Silk Road to Peking; the "Chine" group were to meet them having departed from Tientsin. Russia withdrew permission to cross Turkmenistan at the last minute, so two of the vehicles were manhandled north into the Karakoram, crossing the close-to 14,000 ft Burzil Pass to Mishgar where they were finally halted by the terrain. The party proceeded on camels and horses to Kashgar. They met the others and despite arrest, bandits, rebels, and crashing through ice at a river crossing, went on to Peking in the "Chine" group vehicles, arriving in February 1932. The success of the expedition was marred by Haardt's death from pneumonia at Hong Kong the following month. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the front panel of the dust jacket and the front pastedown.

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        Die Verwaltungs-Akademie. Ein Handbuch für den Beamten im nationalsozialistischen Staat, Bände 1 - 3 (Gesamtausgabe)

      Berlin Industrieverlag Spaeth & Linde, 1935.. . Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlagseinband (3 braune Halbleinen-Mappen mit farbigem Rückentitel und Ringloch-Heftung, im Format 23 x 27,5 cm; Text:Fraktur), erschienen 1935 - 1939. - Band I "Die weltanschaulichen, politischen und staatsrechtlichen Grundlagen des nationalsozialistischen Staates", vollständig in 24 Einzelheften; Band II "Der Aufbau des nationalsozialistischen Staates", vollständig in 24 Einzelheften; Band III: "Die Wirtschaftsordnung des nationalsozialistischen Staates", vollständige Ausgabe in 22 Einzelheften. - Somit insgesamt vollständige Ausgabe des Gesamtwerkes, herausgegeben von Dr.Hans-Heinrich Lammers (Staatssekretär und Chef der Reichskanzlei) und Hans Pfundtner (Geheimer Regierungsrat und Staatssekretär im Reichs- und Preußischen Ministerium des Inneren) unter Mitwirkung von Prof.Dr.Otto Koellreutter (o.ö.Professor an der Universität München), Schriftleitung: Dr.Fritz Müßigbrodt (Geschäftsführer des Reichsverbandes Deutscher Verwaltungs-Akademien, Berlin). - Dieses grundlegende, umfangreiche Sammelwerk mit Aufsätzen aus den Federn führender Nationalsozialisten ist eine wichtige Quelle zu Wesen und Geschichte des NS-Staates. Die Hefte 1-22 des ersten Bandes behandeln die weltanschaulichen politischen und staatsrechtlichen Grundlagen des nationalsozialistischen Staates; die Hefte 23 - 43 des 2.Bandes behandeln den "Aufbau des nationalsozialistischen Staates", und die Hefte 44-61 des 3.Bandes beschreiben "Die Wirtschaftsordnung des nationalsozialistischen Staates". - Mit Geleitworten von Wilhelm Frick (Reichs- und Preußischer Minister des Innern), Dr. Hans Frank (Reichsminister, Präsident der Akademie für deutsches Recht), Hermann Neef (Hauptamtsleiter des Hauptamtes für Beamte der Reichsleitung der NSDAP, Reichswalter des Reichsbundes der Deutschen Beamten) und Albert Forster (Staatsrat und Gauleiter, Leiter der Reichsberufsgruppen in der Deutschen Arbeitsfront DAF). - Aus dem Geleitwort von Dr. Hans Frank: "Das Recht ist die Seele jedes Staates. Die Gesetzgebung hebt es an das Licht des Bewusstseins. Das Schöpfen des reinen deutschen Rechts aus dem Quell der deutschen Volksseele ist die Aufgabe der Rechtserneuerung. In ihr liegt die geschichtliche Bedeutung dieser Zeit für die Geschichte des deutschen Rechtes. Wie der Gesetzgeber auf die Laute der deutschen Volkseele zu hören hat, um das Recht zu erkennen, so muss der Beamte, welcher die im Staate verkörperte Rechtsordnung handhabt, auf die Stimme des Gesetzes hören, um seinen Willen zu verstehen. Das Wissen um das Recht, aber noch mehr das Erfüllen des Rechtes, gilt es zu schulen. Die Auslegung des Rechtes darf nicht bloß logisch-sinngemäß sein, sie muss vor allem verstandesmäßig das Richtige finden können. Weder in allzu großer Strenge, noch in unbestimmter Billigkeit liegt das Maß der Rechtsanwendung, sondern im richtigen Verständnis des Rechtsgeistes. Ohne diese verständnisvolle Rechtsanwendung ist das Gesetz tot, daher ist es die Aufgabe der Beamtenschaft, dieses Verhältnis zu vertiefen, um dem deutschen Volke in der größten Aufgabe, welche einem Deutschen gegeben sein kann, das Vaterland zu leiten in Ordnung zu halten, zu dienen. In dieser Aufgabe will "Die Verwaltungs-Akademie" die Kräfte unterstützen und den Beamten helfen." Aus der Studienanweisung am Anfang der Sammlung: "Die Aufgabe dieses Werkes besteht darin, den deutschen Beamten Sinn und Wesen des nationalsozialistischen Staates nahezubringen und ihm praktisch dabei zu helfen, seine vielseitigen Obliegenheiten und Pflichten aus nationalsozialistischem Geist heraus zu erfüllen. Das Werk will nicht nur gelesen, sondern Seite für Seite, Kapitel für Kapitel durchgearbeitet werden, sodaß sein Inhalt ganz in den geistigen und gefühlsmäßigen Besitz dessen übergeht, der sich diesem Studium unterzieht." - Aus dem Inhalt: Rosenberg, Religion und Kultur / Dietrich, Der Nationalsozialismus als Weltanschauung / Darre, Blut und Boden / von Leers, Rassengeschichte des deutschen Volkes / Fabricius, Das Programm der NSDAP / Fabricius, Organisatorischer Aufbau der NSDAP / Schulz, Der rassische und völkische Gedanke des Nationalsozialismus / Fabricius, Geschichte der nationalsozialistischen Bewegung / Fabricius, Das Programm der NSDAP / Fabricius, Organisatorischer Aufbau der NSDAP / Reinhardt, Vom Wesen der Volksgemeinschaft / Krieck, Nationalsozialistische Erziehung / Fehrle, Das Wesen des Volkes / Gütt, Bevölkerungs- und Rassenpolitik / Ruttke, Familienpflege / Lösener, Staatsangehörigkeit und Reichsbürgerrecht / Stuckart, Nationalsozialismus und Staatsrecht / Koellreutter, Quellen des nationalsozialistischen Staatsrechts / Roland Freisler, Richter und Gesetz / Gerber, Vom Bundesstaat zum nationalsozialistischen Volksstaat / Koellreutter, Der Aufbau des deutschen Führerstaates / Vahlen, Wissenschaft, Erziehung und Volksbildung im nationalsozialistischen Staate (Band I); Medicus, Reichsverwaltung und Landesverwaltung / Weidemann, Deutsches Verwaltungsrecht / Danckwerths, Der Rechtsschutz in der Verwaltung / Karl Fiehler, Deutsches Gemeinderecht / Weidemann, Gemeinde und Staat, Partei, Volk, Wirtschaft / Seel, Deutsches Beamtenrecht / Kehrl, Die Polizei / Haselmayr, Die Wehrmacht / Blank, Fürsorge und Jugendrecht / Naendrup, Bürgerliches Recht Allgemeiner Teil / Hueck, Schuldrecht / Justus Wilhelm Hedemann, Sachenrecht / Fischer, Familien- und Erbrecht / Hedemann, Grundbuchrecht / Großmann-Doerth, Wirtschaftsrecht einschließlich Gewerberecht / Mansfeld, Arbeitsrecht / Richter, Sozialversicherung / Krug, Strafrecht / Schaffstein, Strafverfahren / Vollmar, Zivilprozessrecht / Kisch, Zwangsvollstreckung, Konkurs- und Vergleichsrecht / Schlegelberger, Freiwillige Gerichtsbarkeit (Band II); Dr.Posse (Staatssekretär im Reichs- und Preußischen Wirtschaftsministerium, Berlin): Die deutsche Wirtschaft, usw. - - Beiliegend ein Originalschreiben (zweifarbiger Briefkopf, einseitig bedruckt, Din A4) des Verlags vom 2.Mai 1939 mit folgendem Text: "Sehr geehrter Herr! Heute überreichen wir Ihnen die Lieferungen 51/52 der "Verwaltungs-Akademie". Damit hat das Werk seinen Abschluss erreicht. Im einen wichtigen letzten Beitrag enthält die Sendung ein umfassendes Sachregister. Ferner liegt ein berichtigtes Inhaltsverzeichnis bei, das wir anstelle der mit der ersten Lieferung übersandten, jetzt überholten Inhaltsübersicht abzuheften bitten. Für die Zukunft steht in die "Verwaltungs-Akademie" somit als umfassendes Nachschlagewerk zur Seite, das sie kaum jemals bei einer Frage der Verwaltungspraxis und des staatsbürgerlichen Wissens im Stich gelassen wird. Sie haben sich damals mit Vertrauen und Zuversicht der "Verwaltungs-Akademie" angeschlossen, und wir wünschen Ihnen, daß Ihre Mühe und Arbeit durch reiche Erfolge belohnt werden möge. Viele Bezieher konnten uns erfreulicherweise schon von ganz positiven Auswirkungen des Studiums (Beförderung usw.) berichten. Wenn wir heute mit der Zusendung der letzten Lieferung eine altgewohnte angenehme Geschäftsverbindung Verbindung unterbrechen, so verbinden wir damit den Wunsch, auch in Zukunft noch recht häufig für Sie tätig sein zu dürfen. Unser Haus steht Ihnen mit Rat und Tat jederzeit bereitwillig zur Verfügung. Heil Hitler! Die Verwaltungs-Akademie Industrieverlag Späth & Linde". - Erstausgabe, EA, erste Auflage in sehr guter Erhaltung; teilweise etwas stockfleckig, wohl unbenutztes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Galerie für gegenständliche Kunst]
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        Dashiell Hammett Omnibus

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1935. Orange cloth with black lettering and decoration. Wrapped in pictorial dust jacket using an original photo of Hammett from The Thin Man. 810 pp. Ink price on endpaper as well as offset on front and rear endpapers. Dust jacket with fading and chips to head and hell of spine but overall very sharp indeed. Nice copy of three complete novels Red Harvest, The Dain Curse and The Maltese Falcon.. 1st Grosset Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/VG. 8vo.

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        Le Clavecin de Diderot

      Paris: Éditions Surréalistes. Édition Originale.. Bon état général. Bon exemplaire. Couverture défraichie presque détaché du cahier, protégée avec jaquette protective en plastique transparente. Intérieur très propre. Ouvrage tirée á 200 exemplaires sur papier Vert lumiére, numérotés de 1 A 200. Ave dédicace sur page de faux titre "For Boom, that book writed in Davos, gived in Paris with my affections in my heart, René."/ First edition of the penultimate work by this great surrealist prosaist, a meditation on art and politics which has been called "the most powerfully argued defense of the irrational since Nietzsche." Generally regarded as the member of the movement who lived its creed most devoutly, his inability to reconcile his aesthetic and political beliefs (he was a member of the Communist Party) contributed to his suicide in 1935. One of 200 copies on Vert Lumiere, this one unnumbered, probably a copy retained for presentation, as it is inscribed by Crevel in his less than perfect English, "For Boom, that book writed in Davos, gived in Paris with my affections in my heart, René." Minor foxing and a short tear to base of spine, else a very good+ unopened copy in publisher's printed wrappers. . Édition Originale. Paris, Éditions Surréalistes, 1932. 19 x 12 cm. 165 pages. Broché. Bon état général. Bon exemplaire. Couverture défraichie presque détaché du cahier, protégée avec jaquette protective en plastique transparente. Intérieur très propre. Ouvrage tirée á 200 exemplaires sur papier Vert lumiére, numérotés de 1 A 200. Ave dédicace sur page de faux titre "For Boom, that book writed in Davos, gived in Paris with my affections in my heart, René."/ First edition of the penultimate work by this great surrealist prosaist, a meditation on art and politics which has been called "the most powerfully argued defense of the irrational since Nietzsche." Generally regarded as the member of the movement who lived its creed most devoutly, his inability to reconcile his aesthetic and political beliefs (he was a member of the Communist Party) contributed to his suicide in 1935. One of 200 copies on Vert Lumiere, this one unnumbered, probably a copy retained for presentation, as it is inscribed by Crevel in his less than perfect English, "For Boom, that book writed in Davos, gived in Paris with my affections in my heart, René." Minor foxing and a short tear to base of spine, else a very good+ unopened copy in publisher's printed wrappers. Contient : De l'humanisme Linguistique À propos d'une chanson de geste Pourquoi ces souvenirs ? L'opium du peuple et des autres Chantages à la poésie La République des professeurs Post-scriptum De quelques formules protectrices Amour divin et amour-propre Le sac à facultés À titre d'exemple Après l'humanisme, le réalisme Le surréalisme Dieu et ses murs Du pittoresque et des bordels De la volupté coloniale au patriotisme de l'inconscient Messianisme Jésus (Famille et complexes, famille de complexes. Complexe de famille) La vierge et le serpent Le complexe d'Oreste De l'animal et de la jouissance Crime et châtiment Juge et partie On ne se baigne pas deux fois dans le même fleuve Sensations et juste critique des unes par les autres Dieu l'immobile Des très dérisoires thérapeutiques individuelles Le surréalisme au service de la révolution .

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop]
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        CLEARING IN THE WEST My Own Story. Signed.

      Thomas Allen, (1935), Toronto - McClung, Nellie. CLEARING IN THE WEST My Own Story. Signed. Toronto: Thomas Allen Limited, (1935). First Edition of Canadian Women's Rights activist Nellie McClung's dynamic and witty first volume of autobiography neatly Inscribed by her in black fountain pen on the front free endpaper. 8vo. 378 pp. A near fine copy in beige cloth, green titles to the spine in a bright, fresh, very good or better Maude Paget designed pictorial dustwrapper showing light wear with a few small chips at the extremities. A very nice copy of an important book. $1250 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        GRUZINSKI LIRIKI (Georgian lyrics)

      Moskva, 1935. - 8vo. 140 pp. First edition. Dust jacket. Repair to upper part of DJ.( Russian ) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Moderne Bouwkunst in Nederland. Vollständige Reihe No. 1 - 20

      Rotterdam: W. L. and J. Brussen 1932-1935 - OHLwd., ca. 50 S. je Einband mit zahlreichen Bild-Tafeln im Text. Schöne Einbände mit blauer Sachnameschrift auf Vorderdecke u. Rücken. Exemplare unbeschädigt u. sauber. In sehr gutem Zustand. Wesentliches Werk über holländischen Architektur. Selten. Book Language/s: nl, en [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Young England. A Play in Two Periods. With Six Illustrations.

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1935 - Octavo. Original brown cloth, spine lettered in blue, white, and red. With the jacket. Contents and edges slightly foxed; an excellent copy in the bright jacket with some loss and nicks to spine ends. Portrait frontispiece and 5 plates. First edition, first impression. Scarce in the dust jacket. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the front pastedown. Young England was universally panned by critics on its debut and was deemed the worst play to have appeared on the London stage in decades, but it went on to entertain packed houses for nearly a year. Audiences discovered that this perfectly serious, melodramatic and patriotic hymn of praise to "Young England" in general, and the Boy and Girl Guides in particular, was so excruciatingly bad that it was good. They memorised lines to join in with the cast, calling out alternative lines, giving stage directions and generally falling about laughing as they burlesqued the piece unmercifully. It reached a point where stewards and the author himself patrolled the aisles trying to keep the audience under control. For their part the critics followed the play as it moved from theatre to theatre and happily reviewed the audience participation. When it opened at the Picadilly Theatre the Times critic wrote "The audience are definitely over-rehearsed. They speak their lines in anticipation of their cues and they have an unfortunate tendancy to hurry through their best passages without waiting for the laugh". Quite extraordinarily the play was revived for a short run at the Holdorn Empire after the outbreak of war in 1939 and although the audience immediately took up its role: "This performance, it must be owned, fell far short of distinction".

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        The Psychomental Complex of the Tungus.,

      London : Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, 1935 - xvi, 469 p., with illustrations, folio 37 x 29 cm. Acceptable. Binding damaged. Ca. 20 sheets loosened by broken threads. Title and the following pages with 3 small dents. Cover in good condition, slightly edgeworn. Clean pages. Sprache: en Gewicht in Gramm: 3900 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Ivor Nicholson and Watson Limited, London 1935 - Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii [viii] ix-xi [xii] [1-2] 3-689 [690-692: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original decorated black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in white. An omnibus volume collecting nineteen stories, several appearing here for the first time in book form, by a master of the English ghost story. Onions is best known for his supernatural fiction and "is regarded by many as one of the twentieth century masters of the genre . [his ghost stories] are notable for their depth of psychological insight, elegant writing and sophisticated plots . 'The Beckoning Fair One' (1911) is regarded by many as one of the greatest English tales of the supernatural but has overshadowed Onions' other work in the genre which some consider of equal, if not greater, importance. In fact, the majority of the author's supernatural fiction is of an extremely high standard and is notable for its originality, subtlety and careful characterizations which lift it well above the average . Although Onions' ghost fiction is traditional in form, he concentrates more fully than his contemporaries upon his characters' inner feelings and physical reaction when faced with the seemingly inexplicable. A common theme is the gradual breakdown of an individual's personality following the realization that the supernatural is not confined to the haunted castles of the past but flourishes in the contemporary everyday world. Interestingly, Onions was a great pragmatist and did not believe in ghosts or occult agencies of any sort. It is therefore testament to his writing skills that he so convincingly conveys supernatural atmosphere and events." - Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 398. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 141. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-155. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1264. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997), p. 709. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 309-10. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature I, pp. 294-99. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-187. Bleiler (1978), p. 151. Reginald 11002. Some foxing to top edge, offsetting to front and rear free endpapers, some light dampstain to first few pages and some scattered along top edge throughout, a very good copy in a very good dust jacket which is price clipped with light rubbing along edges with some age darkening to light colored background of jacket. The jacket has be re-enforced on the verso with white paper tape along at the spine and folds. The jacket is rarely seen in any condition. (14762) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph

      London: Jonathan Cape 1935, 1st Trade Edition. () 672pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Quarto. Publisher's brown cloth with gilt titles to spine and gilt swords and calligraphy to front boards. Top edge dust stained. Fore and bottom edge uncut. Original Memorial pamphlet placed at half title. Internally tight and clean. Original dustjacket which has been consolidated, with small chipping at top front cover near hinge. Corners slightly chipped, 4.5cm long water line present at top right edge. An attractive copy of Lawrence of Arabia's epic autobiography of his time spent in the Middle East during the Arab assault against the Ottoman Turks. With numerous full-page illustrations of Lawrence and his associates. Although not a rare book, a nice copy in a nice wrapper is uncommon..

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        Gone To Ground

      Collins, London,, 1935. Octavo. Original brown cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the little tanned and frayed dust jacket with a split to the lower portion of the front fold at the spine. First Edition, First Impression, First Issue binding in the brown cloth with the spine gilt and the jacket priced at 7/6. Not common in the first issue.

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        Portrait photograph of Aaron Copland

      New York, april 5, 1935. (COPLAND, AARON) Variant of the portrait from the same session published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. 35 x 27.7 cm. (approximately 14 x 11 inches). Half-length profile portrait of the seated composer. Vintage gelatin silver print. Fine. Embossed stamp at lower left. Docketed in ink on verso, giving the name of the sitter, the date of the session, and a reference to negative and print ("IV - H - 35")

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        La vie de Darius Milhaud en images *

      R-A.Corrêa, Paris (sans date). - En feuilles 32 x 25, couverture illustrée, étui bleuté. 42 planches de Géa Augsbourg. Premier en titre de la série des "Vies en images" et l'un des plus rares albums de Géa, étant donnée son tirage (au total 155 exemplaires) et l'attrait exercé par le compositeur sur son public d'amateurs, voire sur celui des collectionneurs d'ouvrages sur la musique. Très bel exemplaire de ce fragile ouvrage paru en 1935, introduit par un poème-acrostiche de Jean Cocteau.Avec l'étui protecteur (comportant le témoin contrecollé du numéro de justification, icelui le 33!) qui en a préservé la fragile couverture, en très bel état hormis un petit accroc au dos.La cerise sur le céleste gâteau c'est un dessin original inédit de Géa figurant le compositeur au piano . un boeuf non pas sur le toit mais derrière l'instrument et des montagnes au loin, un ensemble (d)étonnant ! Édition originale. L'un des 150 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin, après 5 Madagascar.

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        Seven Pillars of Wisdom, the U.S. publisher's quarter leather limited edition, copy #178 of 750

      New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1935. First, Limited Editon. Hardcover. This is the publisher's finely bound, hand-numbered limited issue of the U.S. first edition, copy #178 of 750, quite scarce in the original publisher's dust jacket and slipcase. Seven Pillars of Wisdom is the story of T.E. Lawrence's (1888-1935) remarkable odyssey as instigator, organizer, hero, and tragic figure of the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War, which he began as an eccentric junior intelligence officer and ended as "Lawrence of Arabia." This time defined Lawrence with indelible experience and celebrity, which he would spend the rest of his famously short life struggling to reconcile and reject, to recount and repress. Lawrence famously resisted publication of his masterwork for the general public during his lifetime. The saga is remarkable. He nearly completed a massive first draft in 1919, only to famously lose it when his briefcase was mislaid at a train station. This first draft was never recovered. At a fever pitch, Lawrence wrote a new 400,000 word draft in 1920. This punishing burst of writing was followed by an equally brutal process of editing by Lawrence. In 1922, a 335,000 word version was carefully circulated to select friends and literary critics - the famous "Oxford Text". George Bernard Shaw called it "a masterpiece". Nonetheless, Lawrence was unready to see it distributed to the public. Finally, in 1926, a further edited 250,000 word "Subscribers' Edition" was produced by Lawrence - but fewer than 200 copies were made, each lavishly and uniquely bound. The process cost Lawrence far more than he made in subscriptions. To recover the loss, Lawrence finally authorized an edition for the general public - but one even further abridged and entitled "Revolt in the Desert". It was only in the summer of 1935, in the weeks following Lawrence's death, that the text of the Subscribers' Edition was finally published for circulation to the general public. Simultaneous with both the British and U.S. general trade first editions were finely bound, hand-numbered limited editions of 750 copies. The limited issue of the U.S. edition is bound in quarter dark brown pigskin over maroon buckram boards with beveled edges, maroon top edge, and red and yellow head and foot bands. The U.S. limited issue came with both a dust jacket and stout cardboard slipcase, both in brown paper with laid paper chain and wire lines. The dust jacket is printed only on the spine, the slipcase unadorned. Here is copy #178 of 750, hand numbered thus on the limitation page. Condition is near fine. The dark brown pigskin spine of this U.S. limited edition proved highly susceptible to toning, soiling, and cracking, so most copies encountered suffer shabby spine appearance. This copy is a notable exception, with a beautifully square, tight, and clean binding. The boards are flawless with virtually no wear. The leather spine is also quite nice, clean with no cracking, bright gilt, only a hint of uniform toning, and fractional wear at the spine ends. What prevents our grading this copy as fine are a few tiny worm holes at the lower rear hinge. We find no damage to the text within. The damage is minor and does not appear recent. The contents are complete and clean apart from a little transfer browning from the pastedown glue. The dark red topstain retains flawlessly uniform and unfaded color. Light spotting appears confined to the untrimmed fore and bottom edges. The dust jacket is complete apart from shallow chipping at the spine ends. The spine is modestly toned and creased. We have fitted the dust jacket with a removable, archival quality clear cover which places no stress on the publisher's slipcase. The original publisher's slipcase is fully intact, with no split seams. We note minor wear to extremities and some overall staining and soiling. Please anticipate additional shipping cost for this large, heavy book, depending on shipping destination. Bibliographic reference: O'Brien A053

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        Mercantilism Authorized translation by Mendel Shapiro

      London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd,, 1935. 2 volumes, octavo. Original green linen-grain cloth, spines lettered in gilt, top edge green. In the original printed dust jackets. Dust jackets clipped and repriced by publisher. Outstandingly clean and bright, a fine copy. First edition in English of one of the seminal books of 20th-century economic history: "a pioneering effort to delineate the major themes of economic ideas and policy in Western Europe during some four or five centuries" (Coats, 1957). Heckscher's is "The outstanding historical study of mercantilism in all its phases" (Blaug, 1986). The work first appeared in Swedish in 1931; this translation was prepared from the German edition and revised by the author. The first English edition is scarce in commerce, especially in jackets.

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        Taps At Reveille

      Scribners, New York, 1935, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine, A First Edition, First PrintingPages just slightly toned, else near fine, finely bound in recent full black morocco, raised bands with gilt title and decorations on spine. Orinal binding spine bound in at rear. A very nice copy of this first edition, in a very handsome binding, Book

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        Treasure Cruise:

      London: H. F. & G. Witherby,, 1935.. The Voyage of the "Vigilant" to Cocos Island. Octavo. Original blue boards, titles to spine in orange, bottom edge untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Photographic frontispiece with tissue guard, 5 similar plates, fold-out map, cartographic plate. Spine sunned, boards slightly marked, one plate loose, some rubbing and a couple of nicks to dust jacket. A very good copy. First edition, first impression. With the second impression dust jacket. Publisher's file copy, with their bookplate to front pastedown. Commander James Plumpton recounts a voyage in which "a party of nine, including the author, sailed a converted 50-ton Brixham trawler to Cocos Island by way of the Panama Canal...On reaching Cocos Island they found an expedition with a three-year exclusive treasure hunting permit from the Costa Rican government already at work. After extended negotiations, the two expeditions joined forces. Their search, made under very difficult conditions, was unsuccessful" (Toy). The vessel was sold in Punta Arenas and the crew made their own ways home, with Plumpton himself still believing the elusive treasure to be buried on the island, somewhere near the high-water mark. Like many Witherby titles, this volume concludes with a chapter offering practical advice on the matter at hand - in this case, treasure-hunting. With a preface by Admiral Alexander Victor Campbell, who writes that the author "served me gallantly and well in the Dardanelles Campaign and elsewhere.

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        The Stuffed Men

      New York: Macaulay, 1935-01-01 New York: The Macaulay Company, 1935. 250 p. First edition. Signed by author on the front end paper with a long inscription to the editor of Detective Story Magazine, Hazlett Kessler: "This thoroughly absurd gift - which is like presenting a placid [?] gold miner with a can of gilt paint ... But in friendship, anyhow. - Anthony Rud."Very Good hardcover in Good dust jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. Cloth at head frayed, a bit of wear at extremities. jacket rubbed, scratched, with chipping at extremities, heaviest at head. Faint dampstain on back panel. Nice condition overall. An exceptionally rare signed copy of Anthony Rud's out-of-print novel that has been hailed by lovers of deeply weird fiction.The aforementioned inscription shows his own awareness of the absurdity of its plot.To quote the front flap: "The queerest criminal traffic of the Orient - one unsuspected by white men for centuries - comes to light when a vengeful, murderous band of yellow fanatics invades Long Island and Westchester." It's up to Jigger Masters and his associate Tom Gildersleeve to get to the bottom of this dastardly plot.

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        LA VILLE RADIEUSE. Eléments d'une doctrine d'urbanisme pour l'équipement de la civilisation machiniste.

      S.D. (1935), Editions De L'Architecture D'Aujourd'hui - In-4 à litalienne ( 295 X 235 mm ) de 344 pages, cartonnage imprimé, dos toilé greige. Très nombreuses illustrations en noir dans le texte ( photographies, croquis, plans etc. ). EDITION ORIGINALE. Mors et charnières intérieures fendus, bel état intérieur. beaux-arts architecture [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Financiers and the Nation

      London Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1935. 206 pages. Index. Signed and inscribed by author upon front free endpaper. "... A complete survey from a democratic point of view of the financial machinations of the last century." - from dust jacket. Average wear to book. Binding intact. Above-average wear to dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. A sound copy. Signed Second Edition Fair Hardcover 12mo - over 6?" - 7?" tall; Second Edition. Good

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        Lady De Rothschild and Her Daughters 1821-1931

      London John Murray 1935. 354 pages. pages. Index. Black and white plates. Multi-panel fold-out family tree at back. "Light is thrown from a fresh angle on Disraeli and his erratic wife, as well as on Thackeray, all three friends of the family. There are glimpses of Louis Napoleon and the disturbances of 1848 and of 1870, of the Austrian Court in 1873, and of three generations of our own royal family. In their letters and conversations we find characteristic traits of Mr. Gladstone, Lord Rosebery, and their Liberal supporters, and of Burne-Jones and Meredith, and other artists and writers.... The Rothschild family in its earlier days appeals to the imagination by its financial power, which brought it into contact with those who ruled the destinies of Europe and by its munificence; while its Judaism and the peculiar features of its solidarity make the family history interesting and, in some ways, unique." - from Preface. Considerable wear and staining to blue cloth exterior. Gift greetings inside front board. Prior owner's name atop front free endpaper. Binding tender but intact. A worthy reference copy of this important work. First Edition Hard Cover 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall; First Edition. Fair

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        Constuction navales.

      o.J. (um 1935).. Öl auf Leinwand. Bildformat: 79 x 64 cm.. Ölgemälde.- Gerahmt.

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        Murder in the Cathedral

      Canterbury: H. J. Goulden,, 1935. Acting edition for the Festival of the Friends of Canterbury Cathedral. Octavo. Original grey wrappers printed in dark blue. With a plain paper dust jacket. Upper inner hinge cracked but holding, annotations in ink to front free endpaper, pencil annotations to text throughout. Scattered mild foxing to contents; an excellent copy. First edition, first impression, titled and signed by Eliot on the jacket, with a note in his handwriting: "Lent to Speech Training Group." One of 750 copies published in May 1935 for sale at performances of the play in Canterbury Cathedral, with slightly altered and abbreviated text following that used in the performances. The full text was first published in June of the same year by Faber and Faber.

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        [Playscript]: An Untitled Play (Handwritten in is the eventual title "Winterset")

      New York: Brandt and Brandt Dramatic Dept.. (No date - 1935). First. Bradbound in Brandt and Brandt (a New York agency) stiff paper wrappers. Ownership name of Gertrude Macy, a theatre producer and stage manager, modest wear, internally about fine. A ribbon copy, typed in black and red, of this important play, which ran for 195 performances at the Martin Beck theatre in 1935. Anderson won the New York Drama Critics Award for this show. Rare. Ex-Carter Burden. .

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        Gesammelte Schriften. [6 Bde. Hg. Max Brod in Gemeinschaft mit H. Politzer] 1. Erzählungen und Kleine Prosa. 2. Amerika, 3. Der Prozeß, 4. Das Schloß, 5. Beschreibung eines Kampfes. Novellen, Skizzen, Aphorismen aus dem Nachlaß, 6. Tagebücher und Briefe. [sowie] Max Brod: Franz Kafka. eine Biographie. Erinnerungen und Dokumente.

      Berlin, Schocken (Bd.1-4), Prag, Mercy (Bd. 5-6), New York, Schocken Books (Biografie), 1935.. 280, 315, 286, 425, 319, 349, 287 S, OLeineneinbände. Bd.1-6 EA W/G Nr.12, Bd. 1-4 1935, Bd.5 - 6: 1936, 1937, Biografie 2.Auflage 1946. , (Bd. 6 am oberen Kapital ausgefranst, Einbände u.Schnitt fingerfleckig, 4 Bde mit Ex Libris, 1 Name auf Vorsatz) Ich versende mit der Deutschen Post (Büchersendung) und der DHL (Pakete). Die Lieferzeit ist abhängig von der Versandart und beträgt innerhalb Deutschlands 3-5 Tage, in der EU 5 - 14 Tage.

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        MARFILES ARABES DE OCCIDENTE. Cuerpo Fac. de Archiveros, Bibl. y Arqueólogos.

      Madrid 1935 - 2 vols. 4º. 116p, 1h, LXVII láms. = 305p, 1h, XC láms. Ils. en texto. Hol, nervios y dorados en lomo (conservan cubs. originales). Dedicatoria autógrafa del autor. 1935-40

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        Photo Album - Indonesia, Bali & Philippines

      Asia, 1935. Dutch East India (Indonesia), the Philippines, 1935. Album of 191 black and white snapshot photographs, by a German traveller who purposefully captured the local ways of life, fortuitously at the advent of development and economic transformation. Photographs vary slightly in size, the majority measuring 11 x 7 cm, and the smallest one measuring approximately 4,5 x 8 cm. Qto. quarter calf over irregular autumn yellow patterned paper, gilt lines and labels to spine. Volume measures approximately 30 x 24 x 4 cm. Slight wear to spine and corners, otherwise in Very Good Condition, with crisp and bright images. So sprightly, detailed and numerous are the scenes in this volume, that a comprehensive visual tale of Maritime Southeast Asian and Austronesian custom and history unfolds in delightful imagery. Industrious and energetic, most islanders are unaware that they are being photographed as they are occupied at fabricating and selling their wares, patrolling streets, tending rice fields, conveying produce or straw, washing linens in the river, harvesting crops, greeting foreigners and steering carriages, hence the snapshots provide a most authentic perspective. The 40 some photos taken in Singpaore, then part of the British Crown Colony known as the Straits Settlements, include a tour of Bukit Timah, Chinatown, the historic Raffles Hotel which dates back to early colonial times, bustling street scenes, and harbour views upon arrival. Six (6) photographs are taken in Johor. Especially rare and captivating are the 30 photographs of Bali, which had only recently been opened to tourism in 1914, as is evident by the very diminutive and humble original 'Bali Hotel'. Dating to the earliest stages of tourism and reprieve from oppressive foreign colonial administration, the images precede eminent development, and in and of themselves preserve Balinese tradition. In Kintamani, some residents are preparing for a coq fight (known as tajen, and practiced in an ancient religious purification ritual to expel evil spirits). Others are working hard at harvesting rice, and one man weaves a straw mat by hand with no tools or apparatus of any kind. The foreigners are welcomed with the traditional "Legong" Balinese dance. A lovely bamboo hut village and spectacular rice paddies fields are also photographed. [In response to negative criticism following the Southern Bali campaigns (1906-08), in order to establish of an "ethical policy" while introducing their modernization plans, the Dutch in Bali endeavoured to learn and preserve Balinese culture. Depicting Bali a "living museum" of classical culture, in 1914 Bali was opened to tourism. In the 1930s, anthropologists Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson, and artists Miguel Covarrubias and Walter Spies, and musicologist Colin McPhee created a western image of Bali as "an enchanted land of aesthetes at peace with themselves and nature", and western tourism first developed on the island.] In Java the 26 images feature street scenes and beautiful ladies in Djokjarta (Yogyakarta), spectacular gardens, large bundles of straw balanced on the shoulders of hard working men. The photographer stayed at the Grand hotel and took a well warranted tour of the 9th century temple known as Borobudur, returning with views of exquisite reliefs including that of Queen Maya in a horse drawn carriage retreating to Lumbini to give birth to Prince Siddhartha Gautama, or Buddha (Lalitavistara). Batavia (now Jakarta) appears in 40 photographs, where nostalgic images include horse-drawn carriages, a simple street tram, locals merchandising on the street, riverside shops and an outdoor market, lovely views of the canal. Historic buildings include the museum, and the "Hotel des Indes" which was considered one of the oldest and most prestigious hotels in Asia. Three rare photographs show the first coffee plant in Weltevreden named Tek Sun Ho, Eerstee Weltrever-denschee Koffiebranderij, which was founded in 1878 by a Chinese immigrant from Guangdong, named Liaw Tek Sun (Liau Tek Siong) and his wife who is a native Indonesian. In front of the coffee factory, on the Molenvliet Canal, bamboo rafts are conveying building material and residents are washing linens. In South Sulawesi the photographer includes 3 views of the Balu Batoa peak near Pangkajene. In the Philippines, Manila and environs are seen in approximately 45 views , such as the palm tree flanked Bonifacio Drive named for leader of the 1896 Philippine Revolution, the legislative building (National Museum), a colonial college, and the baroque Quiapo Church as it stood before remodelling. Large businesses crowd a street along the Pasig river, one rooftop advertising the Adamson School of Industrial Chemistry which was founded in 1932 by George Lucas Adamson. Manila being virtually unrecognizable compared to today, photographs include homes on stilts, tiered rice paddies, and a quaint little village of straw thatched roofs. The traveller arrived here during the American Period, after the Philippine Independence Act in 1934, but before the first Philippine Presidential elections held in September 1935. Dates and locations occasionally penciled in margins reveal that the two-week voyage on the SS Resolute of the Hamburg America Line, took place in March 1935, arriving in Singapore on the 16th. This may have been the vessel's final cruise voyage before being renamed "Lombardia" by the Italian Government and converted to a transport ship for the Abyssinian War. . Very Good.

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        Dashiell Hammett Omnibus

      Grosset & Dunlap, New York 1935 - Orange cloth with black lettering and decoration. Wrapped in pictorial dust jacket using an original photo of Hammett from The Thin Man. 810 pp. Ink price on endpaper as well as offset on front and rear endpapers. Dust jacket with fading and chips to head and hell of spine but overall very sharp indeed. Nice copy of three complete novels Red Harvest, The Dain Curse and The Maltese Falcon. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Excavations at Saqqara; The Step Pyramid, 2 vols. in 1--Vol. I: Text & Vol. II: Plates; Service des Antiquites de L'Egypte

      Le Caire: Imprimerie de L'Institut Francais. 1935-6. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Two volumes in one. First edition, 1935-6. Leather-backed marbled boards, marbled endpapers, original wraps bound in, illustrated, 144 pp. + 110 plates, clean unmarked text, Very Good copy, soiling or age-toning to some pages, wear to the edges of some pages pages including creasing to the bound-in wraps, edgewear to the covers of the book including some loss along the bottom edge, no dust jacket. Text in English. We have housed the book in mylar. A very rare item.

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        An Original Photo Album of Egypt

      Egypt, Palestine., 1935. Original album of unique aerial views and several large photographs compiled by an officer of the Royal Air Force while serving with 45 Squadron to maintain presence and authority in Egypt and Palestine. Contains 179 black and white photographs, each captioned in manuscript and neatly mounted with corners onto 23 brown cardstock leaves separated with tissue guard. Also with a clipping of the squadron's singed camel insignia, and seven (7) Egyptian postage stamps pasted to inside of front board, three of which are postally used, four of which are not. Photographs vary in sizes, the smallest measuring approximately 2.5 x 3.5 inches, and the largest 8.25 x 6.25 inches. Oblong Quarto Album, green cloth string-tied boards, fraying at extremities, loss of spine, otherwise in Very Good Condition, internally sound, a uniquely pleasing album of photographs. Although the Kingdom of Egypt was an independent Egyptian state established under the Muhammad Ali Dynasty in 1922 following the recognition of Egyptian independence by the United Kingdom, it's sovereignty was subject to severe limitations imposed by the British, who retained enormous control over Egyptian affairs, and whose military continued to occupy the country. Remarkable photographs of RAF Forty-Five Squadron in Egypt during the interval between the two World Wars, this album boasts a profusion of images, nothing less than stellar, including many aerial views of iconic monuments which are usually only observed from the ground. A riveting first photograph of Egypt consists of a Fairey IIIF reconnaissance biplane flying just above cloud level with its spotter and pilot clearly visible and vulnerable in its open design. The region between and inclusive of the Western Desert and Mersa Matruh, reminiscent of the First World War British Campaign against Arab and Berber tribes, is predominant in the volume, seen in approximately 56 photographs. Here images show a wreckage of a Vickers Valentia aircraft which claimed the life of 7 men, the very first train to enter Matruh upon first opening of the Desert Railway, SS Aboukir and SS Bacchus at port, a large group photo of No.3 RAF Air Stores squadron, the Sudan camel corps, and a Senussi tribe encampment [The Senussi fought against the British in Egypt and Sudan in WWI]. The town of Mersa Matruh and outlying buildings appears in a few photographs, while scant sign posts, a rudimentary gravesite, an ancient Arab gateway, and a desolate railway station pierce the otherwise desolate terrain. Particularly interesting is a photograph of military tanks being deployed for the Second Italo-Ethiopian War which was currently underway (October 1935- May 1936), and another of the Gloster Regiment marching away from Mersa Matruh after the war. Over a dozen photographs are taken in the environs of Helwan in May 1935, including cityscape views, the RAF Camp, and a perfect formation of bi-planes and pilots commemorating the squadron, all captured while flying overhead. Native mud huts with flat straw roofs and Egyptians filling clay jugs in the Nile are photographed up close from the ground. [During the early part of the 20th century, the city and outlying regions of Helwan was the site of RAF Helwan, a major British airbase, which was later used by the Egyptian Air Force.] Twenty-nine (29) photographs illustrate the city of Ismailia and the RAF camp there, some specifically dated June 1935. These feature the mooring mast erected for the ill-fated R101 rigid airship - the largest blimp at the time, an impressive and unusually clear view of the war memorial to unknown soldiers of the First World War, a commemorative bust of Ferdinand de Lesseps, views of the Suez Canal, various aircraft, and a horse-drawn carriage known as a gharry. Egyptian custom and traditional labour is portrayed in striking photographs taken in Alexandria, some of which include street merchants, furniture makers, tailors sewing by hand, brass workers, and a butcher. City streets and historic buildings are also photographed, as well as a distant view of the palace of King Farouk, and the RAF camp at Aboukir (Abu Qir) only fourteen miles northeast of the city. There are 14 photographs of Alexandria. Antiquity is seen in photographs of a Roman cave and Roman storehouses excavated by archaeologists in the Western Desert, remnants of a Roman marble and limestone pavement mosaic in Alexandria, a most unusual view of the Edfu Temple largely under water during Nile flood season, an equally rare perspective of the Great Sphinx of Giza and its surroundings from a vantage point that only an aircraft can provide, and an enchanting view of the pyramids. Nine (9) photographs are taken at Sakkara or Saqqara, the vast necropolis for ancient Memphis, featuring a corridor of columns, the famous step pyramid built for Pharoah Djoser by his vizier Imhotep, and detailed wall reliefs inside the tomb of Akhethotep and Ptahhotep, where cameras are now prohibited. Other photographs include a military parade in Cairo, a Bedouin village situated near an oasis, a ferry on the at Suez Canal at El Kantara (Al Qantarah El Sharqiyya), a steamship on the Nile, and so forth. As well as in Egypt, 19 photographs are from Jerusalem, Palestine, then part of the short-lived British Protectorate Trans-Jordania. These include the Jaffa Gate, the Damascus Gate entrance to the Old City, the Mount of Olives and Garden of Gethsemane, the Tower of David, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Mosque of Omar, the Wailing Wall, views of the Dead Sea and River Jordan. An exceptionally pleasing album of photographs from Egypt and the ever-coveted Holy Land..

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        Zivot. Jg. XIV, 1935 1936. List pro vytvarnou praci a umeleckou kulturu. Mit zahlreichen häufig farbigen Wiedergaben u. 2 ganzseitigen Graphiken von: 1.) Josef Sima – Hommage a Sima – mehrfarbiger Holzschnitt & 2.) Frantisek Tichy – Skizza k bilym cernochum – Litographie

      Prag: Fr. Borovy 1935 – 36 - LWd., 194 S., 4°. Fast unbeschädigter Exemplar – nur auf unterer Ecke der Graphik von F. Tichy mäßig geknickt, sonst sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. * Book Language/s: cs [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Heaven's My Destination

      New York and London: Harper & Brothers,, 1935. Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine in black and orange, pale blue endpapers. With the dust jacket. Contemporary ownership inscription to front free endpaper. A superb, fresh copy in the jacket that is only lightly rubbed at the extremities with a couple of nicks and a short closed tear to the lower panel. First edition, first printing. A beautiful copy of this unfairly neglected comedic novel recounting the travels of a born-again textbook salesman.

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        Mediterranean and Near Eastern embroideries from the collection of Mrs.F.H.Cook.

      Ldn., Halton & Cy., 1935. - 2 vols. (text & plts). 4to. XIV+87 pp. With map & 8 ills.(in text vol.); 135 plts.(incl. c. 56 col.) in plate vol. Index. Hardcover. Or.gilt decor.buckram, in gilt decor. slip case. VG. (Occas. light foxing). * 250 numbered copies printed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Blandings Castle

      Doubleday, Doran & Company 1935 - [As per McIlvaine: A53b. Published: 20 September 1935.] Book is in good condition. Dust jacket protected with Mylar. Some wear, chipping, and creasing on the dust jacket. Some tears on the dust jacket. Some wear to the covers. Spine has faded. Wear to the spine. Foxing on the endpapers and on some of the pages. Pages are jagged. Please see our other P. G. Wodehouse Listings. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Scientific American Magazine, Volume 152, Number 3, March 1935 - Albert Einstein Cover

      USA Munn & Company 1935. Pages 113-168. Features: Wonderful cover photo of Albert Einstein at blackboard proving the principle of Equivalence; Exploring Prehistoric Georgia; Radio Facsimile (early fax machine development) - article with great photos; Building the World's Deepest-Water Bridge - connecting San Francisco and Oakland; Preserving rose bushes with paraffin for shipping; Nova Herculis recently discovered; Amazing growth in the packaging industry; Sundials and their construction - part IX - the principle and construction of the armillary sphere; The Oddest Thing About the Jews - Why Jews have some diseases more and others less than Gentiles - they often are first-class insurance risks; Stout "Scarab" auto photos and write-up; Photo of Einstein with Leo J. Scanlon; Tiny race cars - a developing sport; Astounding facts about American homes and sanitary conditions; Creative photo enlargement; Rapidly growing hybrid poplars; Frederick H. Ecker on progress in this age of science; Photo of harvesting American-grown rubber in California - Guayule; and more. Above-average external wear and soiling. Openings at each end of coverfold. Chip from lower corner of back cover. An uncommon Einstein collectible. Please note that large faint text appearing on image is not on magazine. First Edition Paperback 4to - over 9?" - 12" tall Magazine; First Edition. Fair

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        The Stuffed Men

      New York: The Macaulay Company, 1935. 250 p. First edition. Signed by author on the front end paper with a long inscription to the editor of Detective Story Magazine, Hazlett Kessler: "This thoroughly absurd gift - which is like presenting a placid [?] gold miner with a can of gilt paint ... But in friendship, anyhow. - Anthony Rud."Very Good hardcover in Good dust jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. Cloth at head frayed, a bit of wear at extremities. jacket rubbed, scratched, with chipping at extremities, heaviest at head. Faint dampstain on back panel. Nice condition overall. An exceptionally rare signed copy of Anthony Rud's out-of-print novel that has been hailed by lovers of deeply weird fiction.The aforementioned inscription shows his own awareness of the absurdity of its plot.To quote the front flap: "The queerest criminal traffic of the Orient - one unsuspected by white men for centuries - comes to light when a vengeful, murderous band of yellow fanatics invades Long Island and Westchester." It's up to Jigger Masters and his associate Tom Gildersleeve to get to the bottom of this dastardly plot.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Black Hand Over Europe, Consisting of: War is Coming Again; Also a Resume of the Story of Woislav Maximus Petrovich, the Secret Protocols to the Balkan Pact of Alliance, and the Constitution of the Serbian Black Hand

      London The Francis Mott Company 1935. 273 pages. Black and white frontisplate of author. Three black and white plates in appendices. New preface to this edition discusses events which transpired in the fifteen months since the first French edition was published. "Surveys the political situation in Yugoslavia between the two World Wars, and shows how the Yugoslav state was created for the simple purpose of implementing Serbian domination over the non-Serb nations within Yugoslavia." - Croation Information Centre. Unmarked. Hinges and binding intact. Moderate wear and soiling to red cloth-covered boards. Light foxing near endpapers. A sound copy. First English Edition Hard Cover 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall; First English Edition. Good

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