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        The Fortunes of Montaigne - a history of the Essays in France, 1580 - 1669

      Methuen & Co. Ltd., London, 1935, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 1st Edition462 pages (complete). In general fair condition. A sturdy, sure copy. The cover is strong, if worn about the edges and corners and seams. The spine is faded with wear to the head and foot. The cover faces have surface marking and storage fading. The binding is tight. The contents are clean and assured. Pages 227 - 280 have small open tears at the bottom edges. The papertrims are mildly foxed. The contents are clear, confident and amiable. fk Quantity Available: 1. Category: Philosophy; Inventory No: aoim.

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        Peaceful Village, Vintage Japanese Painted Paper Panel, Mid-Twentieth Century. Large, with Vintage Frame. Zen art.

      unknown, no place 1935 - Fine vintage painting in Very Good vintage frame. Large; outside frame dimensions are 36" x 30". See scanned images. The painting has been identified as a likely early-to-mid-twentieth century Japanese Painted Paper Panel; it is executed on an Old Gold-hued material with a silk-like appearance (though it is probably a type of paper), impregnated with occasional gold glitter flecks. The border is Old Gold color silk brocade. Subject is a peaceful rural village, and it's one which has a remarkably tranquilizing effect when it is studied in solitude; hence, may have been executed in a Zen spirit. The combination of that spirit with an oddly gold-luminous appearance in certain lighting from certain angles, and its large size, yields a rather unique experience for the viewer, at times. It hangs here now, in my residence, by itself. The artist is as yet unidentified, but there is a signature, along with a Han character, at the lower left, beneath the tree trunk (see scans). The frame seems to have an early twentieth century aspect; that frame is in just Very Good condition, with occasional small areas of spiderweb cracking, and its original reverse-side brown-papering having been mostly removed, leaving just peripheral fragments there. Overall a piece which is remarkable in its unique "feel". Please see scans. Lartclst-wl

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        [Op. 24]. Dance Sonata [for piano]. Autograph musical manuscript signed in full

      May 8, 1935. Folio (261 x 330 mm). Full black cloth boards with octagonal cut-paper manuscript title label to upper bordered in black. 1f. (dedication), 30, [xvi] (blank) pp. Notated in ink on 12-stave printed music paper, "Beethoven Papier No. 31," issued by "H.R.Kr." With autograph dedication: "To Harrison Potter in sincere and appreciative friendship from Marion Bauer - Mar[ch] 9th 1935 -." Autograph signature to p. 1, to right above first staff of music: "Marion Bauer op. 24." Autograph note at conclusion: "This copy was completed, May 8th, 1935." Label with typed poem by Marion Bauer, "My Manuscript," laid down to dedication, "to be sung to the tune of 'The Rosary.' '' An autograph footnote, "with apologies to Robert Cameron Rogers and Ethelbert Nevin," acknowledges the the authors of "The Rosary," a once highly popular song composed in 1898. Overpaste to second staff of p. 29, written over in ink by the composer. From the collection of the American pianist Virginia Eskin. With numerous corrections (especially to tempo and dynamics) and annotations (including custos notes and fingerings) in pencil throughout, possibly in the Eskin's hand. Upper board slightly worn, rubbed, bumped and stained; small area of loss to left edge of label not affecting titling. Creases to outer corners.. Bauer composed her Dance Sonata in 1932. The present manuscript, (without the annotations), served as the original for a limited facsimile edition published in 1952; WorldCat lists four copies only, all in the U.S. As its name suggests, the three-movement work is driven by dance rhythms. The second movement is titled "Sarabande and Variations." The brand "Beethoven Papier" was apparently of German origin and widely used in the early twentieth century, but its manufacturers-there were several over the years-always appear with their initials only and have not been identified to date. "[Bauer] studied in Portland, Oregon, and in Paris and Berlin, her teachers including Boulanger, Gedalge, Huss and Pugno. During twelve Summers between 1919 and 1944 she visited the MacDowell Colony where she produced many of her compositions and met other important women composers including Amy Beach, Mabel Daniels, Miriam Gideon and Ruth Crawford. Bauer taught music history and composition at New York University (1926-51), was affiliated with the Juilliard School of Music from 1940 until her death and lectured widely. She was a champion of American music and modern composers... Also recognized were her influence as a music critic and her intellectual approach to new music." J. Michele Edwards in Grove online

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        Summertime. The Theatre Guild presents Porgy and Bess... Libretto by DuBose Heyward Lyrics by DuBose Heyward and Ira Gershwin Production Directed by Rouben Mamoulian... Original in B Minor Revised in A Minor Price 95c [cents]. With Gershwin's autograph signature

      New York Gershwin Publishing Corporation & New Dawn Music Corporation [PN G-1-3] [ca. 1935]. Folio. Original publisher's illustrated wrappers in black and white by B. Harris depicting a stylized plantation scene with the skyscrapers of New York in the far upper right background. Pp. 3-5 music. With incipits to "Songs published separately from the American folk opera Porgy and Bess" to verso of lower wrapper. With a signed autograph inscription to Jim White from the composer on an album leaf 116 x 138 mm. mounted to page 5 of the music. Slightly browned; lower margins slightly dampstained.. "The idea of composing a full-length opera based on DuBose Heyward's novel Porgy about life among the black inhabitants of 'Catfish Row' in Charleston, South Carolina, first occurred to Gershwin when he read the book in 1926. After many delays, Heyward and the Gershwin brothers signed a contract in October 1933 with the Theatre Guild in New York, and the collaboration was under way. Gershwin began the score in February 1934; during most of the next summer he stayed in South Carolina, composing and absorbing local colour. By early 1935 the composition was finished, and Gershwin spent the next several months orchestrating the work." Richard Crawford in Grove online

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        Focus.

      [Deyá, Majorca], Privately printed, 1935 - 4 parts (all published), octavo. Original printed wrappers. Scattered foxing (particularly to part III) and some pale dampstaining to covers of parts III and IV, overall an excellent set. First editions, first impressions, of this rare periodical privately printed by Robert Graves and Laura Riding between January and December 1935; the only sets listed by Copac in British and Irish institutional libraries are at Leicester University (incomplete, parts II and III only)' Oxford, and the British Library (a presentation set from Graves); OCLC adds a further 15 in varying degrees of completeness. "Throughout 1935, when Robert Graves and Laura Riding were almost wholly occupied with the lists of projects they envisioned being produced by the Seizin Press. they began a project they called Focus, which has been referred to as a "newsletter" of the circle of friends most closely associated with Riding and Graves, and who filtered in and out of Deyá for regular visits. [it] contained some very interesting poetry, and contains many short essays" (John Woodrow Presley, Focus: An Extended Bibliographical Description, Robert Graves Critical Studies 273). Higginson, Robert Graves, C290A-G.

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        Facile

      Paris: Éditions G.L.M.,, 1935. Poemes de Paul Eluard. Photographies de Man Ray. Small quarto, pp. 24. Original cream card portfolio and printed wrappers lettered in white on front panel, housing the unbound folded sheets. With the original glassine jacket. 12 heliogravure images. With an original photograph laid-in. Wrappers lightly rubbed, a little toning to contents. An excellent copy. First trade edition, first printing, limited edition. This is number 715 of 1200 copies. The first 25 copies were a special edition on Japanese paper and accompanied with a signed print by Man Ray; the rest were numbered from 21 to 1020, with an additional 200 marked VI-CCV HORS COMMERCE (non-trade). The book volume was a collaboration between the French poet Paul Eluard (Eugène Émile Paul Grindel) and US-born artist Man Ray (Emmanuel Radnitzky). Eluard's second wife Maria Benz, known as Nusch, inspired the poems and posed for the images; the book contains eleven nudes, and one still life with gloves.

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        Tales of Mystery and Imagination Illustrated by Arthur Rackham

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

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        L'allure poétique

      First edition, one of 535 numbered copies on laid Navarre, with 10 single draw Japan.Precious and beautiful autograph signed by the author "Jeanine and Raymond (Queneau). Brotherhood friendly (sic) and everything. Jacques. This April 19, 1935 in their home in Neuilly says Neu Neu for ladies" enriched this handwritten quatrain: "Hi shadows today / Ravissant the wall in a dream / If going from friend to friend / De as a naked Eve songs."Illustrated book with a portrait of auterur frontispiece by Man Ray.Beautiful specimen. Nrf Paris 1924 13,5x19cm broché

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        Death in the Clouds

      London, Collins. 1935. , 1935. FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED by the author to flyleaf "With Love from / Agatha." Pp.252 + 4 [advertisements]. Publisher's orange cloth titled in black, some light fading to the spine and the customary slight wear to extremities and spine ends. A little dusty to the top-edge. In a supplied second issue (i.e repriced at 3/6) wrapper, whicxh remains in a splendid degree of preservation, a trifle frayed at head of spine but resplendant with the vivid blues and bright white decoration that all too often are soiled and darkened by both the passage of time and repeated readings of stories that have become classics of the mystery genre. Altogether a lovely addition to any serious collection of Agatha Christie. In the book, Poirot is a passenger on board a flight from Paris to Croydon. Some time before landing, one of the passengers, Madame Giselle - a moneylender - is found dead. Initially, a reaction to a wasp sting is postulated, but Poirot spies the true cause of death: a poison-tipped dart, apparently fired from a blowpipe. It becomes apparent that the victim has been murdered.

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        Kitabi Bahriye [The Book of the Sea]

      Istanbul: Devlet Basimevi,, 1935. Quarto (320 × 220 mm). Original blue boards, envelope flap with fore-edge panel lettered in gilt, elaborate floral design to boards and flap in blind, red and green endbands, green endpapers. Plate with tipped-in colour reproduction of the surviving fragment of Piri Reis's first map behind tissue guard, two further cartographic plates including one of his second map; facsimile with copious maps and charts to the text. A little rubbed overall with light cockling and a couple of pale marks to spine, leaves toned. A very good copy. Facsimile edition of Piri Reis's immense account of Mediterranean seafaring and the first printed appearance of the work in Turkish, following a German translation in 1927. Derived from a single manuscript found in the library of Hagia Sophia, Istanbul (MS 2612) over 850 pages in length, the facsimile of the Ottoman text is accompanied by an extensive preface and index in modern Turkish. Piri Reis, originally a privateer probably born in Gallipoli in 1465, was recruited to the Ottoman navy with the rank of admiral and "soon established himself as a scholar of navigational science … in 1513 he constructed the first of his two world maps … In 1521 he assembled his navigational notes, charts and coastal views into a book, and in 1526 presented a revised version of it to Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent". The scope of his findings extended across the Atlantic: "Many of the references and charts of the American coast were acquired from a Spanish sailor whose ship was captured during a naval campaign against Venice in 1501. Piri's map of 1513 bears a long passage describing Columbus' first voyage … A reading of the date 890 on the map for [this] voyage (corresponding to 1485-6, rather than 1492) has led at least one scholar to point to an early unrecorded voyage by the navigator to the New World". This map was only discovered - in fragmentary form - while the Topkapi palace was being converted to a museum in 1929. Piri Reis produced a second world map in 1528 (likewise only extant in fragment) before eventually being beheaded on charges of desertion in 1554.

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        Memories of an hotel man

      [New York?]: Printed by the Art-Guild Press, 1935 - [New York?]: Printed by the Art-Guild Press, 1935. An unusually nice copy of this rare erotic illustrated book, replete with every conceivable amorous coupling. The book appeared with a number of various variant covers- ths example is stiff blue boards. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Focus

      [Deyá, Majorca], Privately printed,, 1935. 4 parts (all published), octavo. Original printed wrappers. Scattered foxing (particularly to part III) and some pale dampstaining to covers of parts III and IV, overall an excellent set. First editions, first impressions, of this rare periodical privately printed by Robert Graves and Laura Riding between January and December 1935; the only sets listed by Copac in British and Irish institutional libraries are at Leicester University (incomplete, parts II and III only)' Oxford, and the British Library (a presentation set from Graves); OCLC adds a further 15 in varying degrees of completeness. "Throughout 1935, when Robert Graves and Laura Riding were almost wholly occupied with the lists of projects they envisioned being produced by the Seizin Press... they began a project they called Focus, which has been referred to as a "newsletter" of the circle of friends most closely associated with Riding and Graves, and who filtered in and out of Deyá for regular visits... [it] contained some very interesting poetry, and contains many short essays" (John Woodrow Presley, Focus: An Extended Bibliographical Description, Robert Graves Critical Studies 273).

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        Framed Inscribed Vintage Photograph

      1935. unbound. 9.75 x 7.75-inch vintage photo of Lugosi gazing off to the side -- no place, no date, circa 1935. Inscribed in the lower right corner: "Best wishes, Bela Lugosi." Several faint creases, but still in very good(+) condition. Matted in light gray and set in a dark brown frame measuring 15 x 13.25 inches. Hungarian-born actor best known for portraying Count Dracula in the original 1931 film.

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        THRIVING CHOSEN: A SURVEY OF TWENTY-FIVE YEARS' ADMINISTRATION.

      A KEEN INSIDGHT TO JAPAN'S ADMINISTRATION IN PRE-WW2 KOREA [Darien?] 1935, - Government-General Chosen. White silk threadtied boards, 94p., charts, statistics, large color folding mmap, 257 b.w. photographs, 7 maps & plans, graphs,19 x 26 cmvery clean copy, complete ! FIRST AND ONLY RARE EDITION Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        CHINA MAPPED WITH JAPAN AND ADJOINING COUNTRIES. [Essentially a Map of Eastern Asia]

      PRE-WORLD II MAP OF ASIA & JAPAN'S POSSESSIONS Sydney nd.[1935- - 1937],Robinson.Large single-sheet folded mapopens to ca. 101 x 76.5 cm.,folds down to ca. 19.5 x 25.5 cmcolor printed, very clean, no tears, bright copy, title isprinted on the verso, bright copy. OBSCURE SUPERB ITEM ! Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        Tortilla Flat

      Covici Friede, New York 1935 - Octavo. original sand coloured cloth, thin blue line across covers, lettered in blue, top edges stained blue. Above the town of Monterey on the California coast lies the shabby district of Tortilla Flat, inhabited by a colorful gang whose revels recall the exploits of King Arthur's knights. Soft-hearted, unquestioningly loyal to one another, and in complete disregard of social conventions and expectations, the gutsy denizens of Tortilla Flat cheerfully reside in a world of idyllic poverty."The extraordinary humors of these curiously childlike natives are presented with a masterly touch."Ñ William Rose BenŽt. [Goldstone and Payne A14]. Very, very slight difference in brown pigmentation on cloth at lower spine; fine pictorial dust jacket (spine lightly sunned, spine ends a little nicked with very slight loss of paper, tear in front spine fold, not price clipped [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Collection of 1 autograph manuscript signed ("Beatrix Potter") and 1 autograph letter signed ("H.B. Heelis"). Together with: The Peter Rabbit Music Books. Book I. Six Easy Pieces for Pianoforte by Christopher Le Fleming.

      London, J. & W. Chester, Frederick Warne & Co., 1935.. 17, (3) pp. Publisher's original full-colour illustrated wrappers; a line drawing by Potter at the head of each song. ALS: Castle Cottage, Sawry, Ambleside, 18 Aug. 1935. Large 4to. 1 p. AMsS: n. p., [December 1935]. 8vo. 1 p.. Charming minor archive documenting this slim volume of music and the final stage of an extraordinary career. Beatrix Potter was 69 years old when she undertook this joint project, for which Le Fleming composed the music and she herself contributed illustrations and a brief foreword. The original manuscript of the latter, containing several autograph corrections, is preserved here: "The rippling melody of this pretty music calls back many little friends. Again the Puddle-Ducks pass: pit pat paddle pat; white kittens, squirrels, rabbits, frisk and gambol. Tiddly widdly widdly! Mrs. Tittlemouse with a mop follows the big dirty footprints of Mr. Jackson. And Lucie sips her tea, while dear Mrs. Tiggy heats her smoothing iron. Good luck to the merry company of Christopher Le Fleming's tuneful numbers, and to those luckly little People who will learn to play them some day! [...]". Also included is an unpublished letter by Potter to the composer, in which she complains of tremors in her hand: "I too have been away for a very brief holiday and more than ever busy since coming home - I sent 2 or 3 samples to Messrs Warne as I am not sure about size and style of drawing for lithography - I have not had a reply - it is just as likely that Mr. Stephens [Arthur L., Managing Director of Warne] is away from London. I shall go on in the mean time drawing when ever I can. I am quite keen on the work and do not reject it - but my hand does shake [...] I had nice kittens from Elizabeth + her mother. You shall have the drawings to look at". Some weeks later, on 13 September, Potter wrote to Le Fleming: "I have been very long over [the drawings] - doing them at odd times in a busy season of the year. Some are better or worse than others. The frog and the nut-cracking squirrel are my own favorites, and Jemima with Mr. Tod... The ducks are least satisfactory - I am having another try at Pit Pat Puddle. The tune still hums" (Linder). Curiously, Potter thought the music beyond the ability of youngsters. She wrote to a friend, "I am sending you Christopher Le Fleming's music. It was very charming when he played it but I think it is too difficult for children." - Holograph Potter manuscripts are of exceptional rarity. - Quimby, Appendix IV, C7. Cf. Linder, A History of the Writings of Beatrix Potter, pp. 288-89.

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        BODAS DE SANGRE (Tragedia en tres actos y siete cuadros).

      - Ed. Del Árbol. Madrid. 1935. Cruz y Raya. Dedicatoria ant. prop. 23 x 17 cm. Rústica. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Grayson Books. Eleven volumes. The Bear Fell Free, The Duet, A Pink Doll, Variation on a Theme, One of Norah's Early Days, Man About the House, At Bay, The Life and Death of St. Herbault, Maiden's Fury, There's a Birdie in the Cage, At Home

      London: Grayson & Grayson 1935. Signed limited editions. Eleven of twelve volumes (lacks T. F. Powys). Printed in an edition of 285 copies for each title, of which 250 copies are numbered and signed by the author on a limitation page. All volumes gilt decorated cloth in uniformly illustrated dust wrappers. Dust jackets in generally VG condition, some with light chipping to spines. The Graham Greene dw lacks 2 additional small areas to spine and front cover. Cloth and gilt generally clean & bright. Ink name to ffeps. Damage to ffep in 1 volume. Illustrations by Joy Lloyd. The Grayson Books were a series of 12 short stories commissioned by the publisher who chose 12 promising young authors for the series. Although a facsimile reprint was done by The Folcroft Press, 'The Bear Fell Tree' by Graham Greene remains one of only a few of his short stories not reprinted in a collected edition. Each volume's endpaper bearing a contemporary dated ownership inscription of 'Michael Spitz' . Very Good. Cloth. Limited Numbered Edition. 1935. 8vo..

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        R. E. Lee: A Biography (4 Volumes)

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, NY 1935 - Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography in 1935, early editions of this set seldom survive in such pristine condition and in the original box. "R. E. Lee" remains as the definitive biography of the Confederate General. 1935 Printing. xviii, 647, xi, 621, xi, 559, viii, 594 pp. 8vo. Red cloth boards with bold embossed titling. Clean, crisp copies, possibly never read. Encased in the elusive red cloth box with the attached lid on the front of the box with the same gold titling that is on the cover board of each volume. Box has scuffing, fading to cloth from shelf wear and sun which explains why the volumes are pristine. "Pulitzer Prize Winner" gold label affixed to base of box, split along rear edge of bottom joint, Very Good overall. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ulysses

      1935. MATISSE, Henri. Ulysses. By James Joyce. [xvii], 363, [3] pp. Illustrated with 6 soft-ground etchings and 20 reproductions hors texte on papers of different colour and size by Henri Matisse. Folio, 298 x 230 mm, bound in publisher's brown cloth, in a new quarter brown morocco and matching cloth folding box. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1935. |~||~||~||~||~| Limited to 1500 copies signed by Matisse. The Matisse Ulysses, designed by George Macy for members of The Limited Editions Club, is the most famous book from the LEC list. "The text of this edition was based on that of the Odyssey Press edition, second impression, and is therefore the most accurate text of Ulysses that has been published in the United States" (Slocum and Cahoon). It is interesting to note that Matisse chose to illustrate the Homeric subtext of Joyce's story rather than the novel's Dublin setting. Matisse found that Joyce's text was too difficult to translate visually, and so sought to capture the book's spirit instead. This, he felt, was best conveyed by classical images in shades of grey. Matisse also decided to include his preparatory drawings for the six etchings, reproduced on coloured papers, to add heft and colour to the book. The present volume is also one of the very few American livres de peintres issued before WWII. The Limited Editions Club Ulysses includes the only prints of Matisse published in America, and represent Matisse's only use of soft-ground etching. Signed by Matisse on the colophon. Duthuit 6. The Artist and The Book 197. Slocum & Cahoon 22. The American Livre de Peintre 32.

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        [Polar Photography] Captain Scott's Expedition to the South Pole

      London: Paul Popper, 1935. A collection of twenty-two, (nineteen by Ponting, three by Bowers), gelatin silver prints, (approximately 255mm x 200mm in size), taken during Captain Scott's Expedition to the South Pole, all with Paul Popper Photographic Agency's printed label and stamp to reverse, twenty are additionally captioned in ink to white border, two captioned on image. Now all mounted in a hinged white mount and titled to foot of that mount in gilt, housed in a cloth drop back box by Temple Bookbinders, with a reproduction of one of the pictures, (The 'Terra Nova' at the Ice Foot) to the upper cover. Popper acquired the rights to Ponting and Bowers' iconic photographs of Scott's Expedition in 1935. Each image has the label to the reverse confirming that these prints are 'made direct from the original negative'. Ponting's images are - 'Adelle Penguins at Cape Royds'; 'Capt. Scott'; 'The Deck of the Terra Nova'; 'Capt. Scott's Last Birthday Dinner'; 'Dr Wilson'; 'Dog Team Resting by an Iceberg'; 'The Terra Nova at the Ice Foot'; 'Lieut. Bowers'; 'Capt. Oakes'; 'Petty Officer Evans'; The Ramparts of Mt. Rebus'; 'The Terra Nova Icebound'; 'The Freezing of the Sea'; 'Seals Basking on Pancake Ice'; 'The Tenements'; 'Drifting Iceberg off Cape Royds'; 'The Castle Berg'; 'Capt. Scott Writing His Diary' and 'A Grotto in an Iceberg'; Bowers' images are 'The Polar Party on the Trail'; 'The Five at the South Pole' and 'Amundsen's Tent at the South Pole'. Reprint. Unbound. Very Good. 4to. Photographs.

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        Ulysses. With an Introduction by Gilbert Stuart and Illustrations by Henri Matisse.

      New York, The Limited Editions Club, 1935.. 30 x 23,5 cm. XVI, (2), 363 S., 3 Bll. Mit 6 Radierungen und 20 Tafeln nach Zeichnungen von Henri Matisse. Braune Orig.-Leinwand mit reicher Deckel- u. Rückenprägung.. "The Artist and the Book 197". - Nr. 996 von 1500 Exemplaren. Von Henri Matisse im Druckvermerk signiert. Diese Ausgabe wurde für die Mitglieder des Limited editions clubs herausgegeben. Die Radierungen in der "vernis mou" (Weichgrund-)Technik wurden von Matisse speziell für diese Ausgabe geschaffen. Jeder Radierung sind 2-5 Reproduktionen der Vorzeichnungen auf blauem und gelbem Papier von unterschiedlicher Größe vorgebunden. Zweispaltig in schwarz u. braun gedruckt. - Die letzte Radierung leicht fleckig. Ecken und die reliefartige Deckelillustration min. berieben. Vorderer Innenfalz aufgeplatzt. Gutes und ansprechendes Exemplar.

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        The Chemistry & Pharmacology of Ceylon & Indian Medicinal Plants

      H & C Colombo, 1935, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 1st Editionoriginal brown boards are shelf rubbed. no inscriptions and the binding is excellent. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: qx95.

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        THE CARRETA

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1935. First UK Edition. First Impression. Octavo; blue-gray cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; gray topstain; dustjacket; 314pp, [1]; illus. frontispiece. Spine ends gently nudged, else Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced 7s. 6d. net), lightly spine-sunned, with a bit of hand soil to lower half of same and two tiny nicks at spine ends; Very Good+ or better. The third Traven novel to be presented to the English public, and the first book in his six-volume Mahogany, or jungle, series, presenting the birth and development of the Mexican revolution of 1910. Set in southern Mexico, the series follows a group of Indians through a cycle of repression, revolt, and reemergence. First published in 1930 in Berlin by Büchergilde Gutenberg, this edition represents the novel's first translation into English; the American edition, published by Hill & Wang in 1970, is a slightly revised version of the British edition. Easily the scarcest of the author's English language editions, especially so in dustjacket. Treverton 589, p.65-67.

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        Ein achtblättriger Lotus. Gebete der Nacht. Mit einem nirvänischen Vor- und Nachgesang.

      Otto von Holten,, Berlin, 1935 - Berlin, Otto von Holten, 1935. 4°. M. reichem Buchschmuck v. M. Lechter, Druck in Blau u. Schwarz. 15 bll. OHPrgt. m. gold. Rücken- u. Deckeltit. im Schuber. (Exlibr.a. Vors., Schuber leicht berieben u. etw. lichtrandig). Nr. 76 v. 150 Exempl., im Druckverm. v. Lechter monogrammiert . Schauer II,12; Raub A 129 - Opus VII der Einhorn-Presse - Sonderausgabe z. 70. Geburtstag v. M.Lechter. Die Druckplatten wurden nach d. Druck vernichtet. (Exlibr.a. Vors., Schuber leicht berieben u. etw. lichtrandig). Nr. 76 v. 150 Exempl., im Druckverm. v. Lechter monogrammiert . OHPrgt. m. gold. Rücken- u. Deckeltit. im Schuber. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Ladies in the Parlor

      New York: Greenberg: Publisher. Near Fine in Very Good+ dj. (c.1935). 2nd printing. Hardcover. [very nice copy, tight and clean with minimal shelfwear; jacket shows light rubbing/soiling, one shallow chip at bottom of front panel, minor wear at base of spine, small sticker-shadow and a couple of tiny stains at upper right-hand corner of front panel, slight spine fade]. Tully's novel of a small-town girl who escapes small-town poverty (and various abusive and sexually aggressive men) by going to work for Madame Rosenbloom in her high-class (and politically well-connected) Chicago brothel. It's been stated that the book's scarcity is due to its having been "banned" -- it was declared obscene by a New York court, which fined the publisher $50 -- which makes it a bit of a surprise to see "Second Printing" stated at the top of the front jacket flap. (The book itself bears no edition statement.) .

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        THE APE MAN.

      London: The Modern Publishing Company, 6 Farringdon Avenue, n.d. [1935?] - Octavo, pp. [1-112] (not paginated) [note: first and last leaves used as front and rear paste-downs], original red boards, spine stamped in black. First edition. Bamba, an intelligent trained gorilla performing in London music halls, is given the power of speech by a brilliant British scientist. He escapes his handlers and lives in England disguised as a man. Ultimately Bamba returns to Africa to live in the jungle with his gorilla family. In the tradition of King Kong (which probably inspired this tale). Angenot and Khouri, "An International Bibliography of Prehistoric Fiction," SFS, VIII (March 1981), 52 (not located). Reginald 07926. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Printed on pulp paper that is a bit tanned but not brittle. Inner rear hinge partly cracked, a very good copy in near fine four-color pictorial dust jacket with light wear at spine ends and corner tips and some dust soiling to spine and rear panels. Number 754 of an unspecified series of two-shilling books published by The Modern Publishing Company, all of which are very scarce today and held by few or no institutional libraries. (#130333) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Seven Pillars Of Wisdom. ( A Triumph)

      London, Jonathan Cape. 1935., 1935. LIMITED ISSUE of the FIRST EDITION, published for general circulation (originally published privately in 1926). No.486 of 750 copies. Illustrated with three manuscript facsimiles and forty-seven plates including four in colour. Four folding maps. One-quarter pigskin over brown buckram with crossed swords in gilt to front panel, titled in gilt to backstrip, patterned endpapers, top edge gilt. Some minor wear/scuffing to spine ends else a near fine copy, with the accompanying plain paper wrapper (worn). 'Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph' is the autobiographical account of the experiences of T. E. Lawrence ('Lawrence of Arabia') while serving as a liaison officer with rebel forces during the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Turks of 1916 to 1918. This monumental work had been privately printed in 1922, and a 1926 self-financed subscriber's edition had left Lawrence facing bankruptcy, so author vowed "No further issue of the Seven Pillars will be made in my lifetime". This first trade issue therefore followed in 1935, within weeks of the motorcyle accident that so tragically and prematurely claimed the life of one of the greatest visionary heroes of modern times. O'Brien A40. Listed in National Geographic's 100 Greatest Adventure books

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        De knyttede haender. Roman. Paa dansk ved E. Grünbaum.

      Köpenhamn; Nyt Nordisk Forlag / Arnold Busck, 1935. Originalets titel: De knutna händerna (Stockholm, 1930). 20,5x15 cm. 304 s. Häftad med tryckt omslag. Det överdimensionerade omslaget är veckat samt har några riss vid ryggfoten och i yttre och nedre marginalerna. Två blad med liten hörnförlust upptill, annars en fin inlaga. Första danska utgåvan. Dedikation: ''Till Kristina, min älskade! / Vilhelm''. Mottagaren Kristina Odelberg/Hedenblad (1917-2005) hade under 40-talet och möjligen även senare en kärleksaffär med Moberg, som döpte Kristina i Utvandrarserien efter henne. Kärleksaffären upptäcktes via en svit om 30 böcker som Moberg dedicerat till henne. I exemplaret av Utvandrarna (1949) skriver han: "Till Kristina, min älskade, som lånat sitt namn åt den kvinnliga huvudpersonen i denna bok, med tacksamhet och kärlek från Författaren", ett intyg som upprepas så sent som 1969 i pocketupplagan av Utvandrarserien: " Den 29/3 1969. / Till Kristina -- hon som givit sitt namn åt den kvinnliga huvudpersonen i utvandrarromanen och till Minnet / med innerlig tillgivenhet från Författaren", vilket visar att hon var fullt närvarande i hans tankevärld under hela denna tid och därmed mycket väl kan ha påverkat hans senare litterära produktion. Vad som ytterligare talar för detta är exemplaret av Vår ofödde son, en pjäs från 1945 som behandlar abort-problematik. Detta är den enda av böckerna som Kristina låtit binda in i ett påkostat rött skinnband, med en pärmficka längst bak där hon samlat tidningsartiklar om boken och dess författare. I Kristinas exemplar av den danska utgåvan av samma bok, utgiven 1947, finns en dedikation från översättaren: "Kaera Kristina! / Denne Bog, den til Dels handler om dig, sendes dig til Erindring -- ikke om Forfattaren, men om Oversatteren. / Din Carl Erik''

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        [Photograph Album of Japanese Domestic and Cultural Life]

      np [Japan?], nd [ca. 1935]. Hardcover. Near fine. Oblong 4to. double string-tied commercial album, silk brocade bound, 9" x 12". Containing 60 4.5" x 6" silver gelatin prints mounted to heavy gilt-edges card-stock, one to a page both recto and verso. Printed captions in English additionally mounted below each photo. Near fine or better with only touches of wear to extremities. Quite well-preserved. A handsome and rather lavish production by an unknown (but likely professional) photographer, possibly as presentation for special occasion or visit from foreign dignitary/delegation. Undated, but clearly pre-war, and based on internal evidence ca. 1935-1940. A broad range of scenes from Japanese domestic and cultural life are included: cormorant fishing, the tea ceremony, flower arrangement, Kabuki and Noh theater, Sumo and other sports (kendo, archery, battledore, shuttlecock), festivals, musicians, rice and tea harvesting, as well as scenes of shrines, temples, cherry blossoms, and gardens. More modern scenes include Tokyo street scenes, a Nikko cable car, and silk mill workers. An attractive and informative look at Japan in the years immediately preceding WWII.

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        The House In Paris (In Superb Condition)

      The First UK printing published by Gollancz in 1935. The BOOK is in near FINE condition and appears unread.A little pushing to the lower spine tip and a small bookseller sticker to the rear pastedown, otherwise appears unread.Free from inscriptions, stamps and erasures.The fragile paper WRAPPER is complete and is in near FINE condition.Minor fading of colouring to the spine and edges which is far less than usually encountered.A hint of creasing to the upper spine and front cover in places.The red lettering on the front cover is very bright.The wrapper looks very attractive in the removable Brodart archival protector. Bowen's fifth novel.An early admirer of 'The House in Paris' was Virginia Woolf, a good friend of Bowen's.In a letter about the book,Woolf wrote,'I had the feeling that your world imposed itself on my world,while I read,which only happens when one is taken in hand by a work.' A.S. Byatt, in her introduction to the 1976 Penguin edition, stated she had been reading the novel since the age of ten.Bowen is generally acknowledged as an important twentieth-century English (and Anglo-Irish) writer.'The House in Paris' was written during a period of great activity (she published four novels and a short story collection in the 1930s,besides writing literary reviews), and received positive reviews.Early Bowen titles are very scarce to find in any condition.This is a superb copy and certainly the nicest copy we have ever encountered.

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        Blue Book Philadelphia Furniture. William Penn to George Washington with Specific Reference to the Philadelphia Chippendale School

      Philadelphia 1935 - Chew Family Copy The book contains several references to and plates of Chew family furniture. Blue cloth, deckled edges, by Wiliam Marley & Co. Extremities rubbed; Very Good. Bookplates of Benjamin Chew and Cliveden. Flyleaf inscribed "For dearest Ben (Chew) from his devoted Bessy [Eliabeth Chew, Benefactor]/ April 1935." Book review tipped in Illustrated with 501 black & white photographs. (4), xx, 340 pp. 1 vols. 4to No. 75 of 400 copies of the deluxe Benefactors Issue, signed by the author. With errata slip at back [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Map of Mexico City and Valley

      Mexico.: Frances Toor Studios.. 1935.. Color pictographic / pictorial street map, 19 3/4 x 25 inches on sheet size 20 1/2 x 26 inches, professionally mounted on linen. Light wear to folds, tears to mid right map now visible only on close examination. Brightly colored pictorial map designed by the Guatemalan artist Carlos Merida (1891-1984) showing a street plan of central Mexico City with pictographs of many buildings and a numbered "Business Directory" of 21 places in the cartouche, referencing numbers on the map. A note under the map states that "the motifs of the border consist of Aztec and colonial symbols of the names of suburban places." At the lower centre of the map is an inset map of the valley surrounding Mexico City. A wonderful example of the "translation" of the twentieth century decorative map that MacDonald Gill pioneered, here with a Hispanic sensibility. .

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        A Primer of Chess

      London: G. Bell & Sons, Ltd.,, 1935. Octavo. Original brown cloth, gilt lettered spine. With the dust jacket. Illustrated throughout with examples of chess moves. Jacket with a few nicks, chips and light creasing. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "J. R. Capablanca, Margate, April 24 1936" - this would have been signed at the Margate chess tournament of 1936, where Capablanca placed second by half a point (played 9, won 5, lost 4). Copies with the dust jacket are scarce. Copies that have passed though the hands of the great Cuban Grandmaster and signed by him are distinctly rare. And for that copy to have been signed at a tournament is particularly desirable.

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        THE PETRIFIED FOREST

      SHERWOOD, Robert. THE PETRIFIED FOREST. NY: Scribner's, 1935. 8vo., cloth in dust jacket. First Edition. Signed presentation from Sherwood to actor Tom Fadden, who played Ruby in the original Broadway production. "To Tom Fadden, Who played a cop in "This Is New York" and a gangster in this one- and if I ever have a play with the part of a Pope in it, he can give a fine performance of that, too. With grateful regards from his friend, Robert M. Sherwood. New York, January, 1936." Also laid-in is an original black-and-white photograph of Fadden, and signed by him, on stage with actor Leslie Howard, who played Alan Squier. Humphrey Bogart played Duke Mantee in the same play and is pictured pouring himself a drink in the lower left-hand corner of the photograph. Also laid-in is an autograph postcard signed from Sherwood to Fadden, discussing the New York theatre scene. A wonderful association copy. Very Good (light dampstaining across exterior lower edge of covers, some staining gutters of endpapers); some edgewear (small chips, tears, creases & little dampstaining) d/j. Enclosed in a custom-designed, leather & cloth clam-shell box, with the raised-band spine stamped in silver and with the front cover depicting the image on the dust jacket. A nice presentation of a classic Bogart flick! $2850.00.

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        Seven Pillars of Wisdom, A Triumph

      Jonathan Cape, 1935, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 1st EditionFirst public general circulation edition. Original boards are shelf-worn and lightly marked. The book has a previous owner's bookplate and signature under the front board. The book is lightly foxed on the early pages. This does not affect the body of the book. Complete with all folding maps, as called for. The binding is excellent, square and tight. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 27et.

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        Langner, Reinhold. - "Mutter mit Kind".

      . Mischtechnik / Aquarell & Tusche, auf feinem Büttenpapier, um 1935. Von Reinhold Langner. 38,0 x 22,5 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Verso Stempelsignatur "Reinhold Langner". Wasserzeichen Initiale B in sechseckigem Stern. - 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..

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        Lucy Gayheart

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1935. First edition, Number 30 of 749 copies on Croxley Rag Paper, signed by the Author. [xii], [1]-231, [3] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Blue cloth, t.e.g. Fine, spine very slightly sunned, in original fine slipcase.

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        Grosse Munchner Kunstausstellung. 8 volumes.

      Knorr und Hirth 1935-1943, Munich - 8 of 10 volumes of this yearly exhibition, lacking 1934 and 1937. The exhibition took place at the Neue Pinakothek in 1935 and 1936, and at the Maximilianeum in 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942 and 1943. Both fine arts (mainly painting) and decorative arts (mainly sculptures) are featured.8vo. 1935: 61pp. 56 pp (ill.). 7pp. 1495 entries.1936: 98pp. (41ff: ill.). 783 entries.1938: 95pp. (23ff: ill.). 470 entries.1939: 111pp. (25ff: ill.). 512 entries. 1940: 104pp. (25ff: ill.). 413 entries.1941: 108pp. (25fff: ill.). 485 entries.1942: 108pp. (25ff: ill.). 517 entries.1943: 88pp. (25ff: ill.)Illustrated wrappers with white lettering. Exhibition catalogue. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Scuffing, rubbing, minor staining to wrappers. In German. Very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Tarzan and the Leopard Men

      Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., Tarzana, California 1935 - First edition. Octavo. Four illustrations by J. Allen St. John. Original blue cloth stamped in orange. Dust jacket (unclipped with $2.00 price; crease in front; a bit of wear to spine ends and corners; laminated state) designed by J. Allen St. John. Very good. 332 pages. Signed and inscribed by Burroughs to his brother in law Edward Gilbert on the front free endpaper: "To Ed Gilbert, Congratulations and all good wishes, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tarzana, August 12, 1935." Probably presented to GIlbert the year of his marriage to Gilbert's sister actress Florence Gilbert. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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