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        From Death to Morning [Signed and Dated]

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1935 - A Very Good + copy of the first edition, first printing - with Scribner's colophon and its "A" on the copyright page and "rer" for "her" on page 59, line 21 (some fading to the topstain, front board's lower leading corner bumped, some dulling to the publisher name at the spine tail, small amount of darkening to the spine head consistent with the bit of chipping to the dust jacket's spine head, short thin line of fading to the top of the rear board's inner edge), in a Very Good dust jacket (minor chipping to the spine ends - not affecting the lettering, modest wear to panel edges, light vertical crease line to front panel, small chips to corners), SIGNED AND DATED BY THOMAS WOLFE on the half-title as follows: "Thomas Wolfe / Nov 24, 1935"; Thomas Wolfe's debut collection short stories presenting fourteen short stories, seven of which were previously published in various periodicals and seven of which were first published in this book. Of Wolfe, Sinclair Lewis, the first American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, said of Wolfe: "He may have a chance to be the greatest American writer. In fact I don't see why he should not be one of the greatest world writers." Sadly, Wolfe died at age 37 and thus had the shortest writing career of any major novelist during his time, lasting only about half as long as did the writing careers of Fitzgerald, Hemingway, and Faulkner. Upon Wolfe's death, Faulkner declared that Wolfe may have had the best talent of their generation. A Very Good + copy of the debut collection of short stories from one of the most important writers of modern American Literature who some compared to Walt Whitman. Due to Wolfe's untimely early death, signed copies of this debut work are uncommon. A Very Good + copy of a notable debut from one of America's internationally-acclaimed and most notable authors. SCARCE. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC (IOBA)]
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        Butterfield 8

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company. (1935). First. First edition. About fine in an attractive, good plus dustwrapper with some neat but amateurish repair, and extensive internal repair. The author's third book and second novel, and by all accounts one of his best. O'Hara's laconic journalistic style was particularly effective in illuminating the life of the middle-class American, a mantle he seems to have inherited from Sinclair Lewis. Filmed in 1960 with Oscar-winner Elizabeth Taylor, Laurence Harvey, Eddie Fisher and Dina Merrill. One of the author's best known novels. .

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        The History Of The Royal Perth Golfing Society. A Century Of Golf In Scotland, With A Selection Of The Golfing Verses (hitherto Unpublished) By The Late Neil Fergusson Blair, Esq., Of Balthayock (1842

      Perth: The Munro Press 1935 - The Perth Golfing Society was started by a group of Perth gentlemen at a meeting on 5th April 1824 in the Salutation Inn, Scotland’s oldest hotel. Scarlet golfing jackets were donned for matches played on the South Inch and North Inch links and Sir David Moncreiffe became the first ever Club Captain. The sixth captain of the Club was Lord Kinnaird, and it was his access to royal circles that was instrumental in gaining royal patronage for the Club from King William IV in 1833. Royal Perth was the first golf club in the world to receive this honour and pre-dates The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews by a year. Tall 8vo. [viii] + 80pp. Purple cloth boards, sl sun faded, gilt title to upper board. Internally clean, jsut some minor off-setting to end-papers. Very scarce. [D&M, 26550]

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        The History Of The Royal Perth Golfing Society: A Century Of Golf In Scotland .

      Perth: Munro Press 1935 - . with a selection of Golfing Verses (hitherto unpublished) by the late Neil Fergusson Blair, Esq., of Balthayock (1842). The frontispiece is portrait of King William IV. Title page vignette depicting "Golf as it was 400 years ago". Tall 8vo. (25 x 16cm) viii + 80pp. Frontispiece, 9 plates, text illustrations. Blue cloth, gilt title and emblem to front, spine and front sunned, tail of spine rubbed. Book-plate of T. Henderson inside f/c. Scarce.  [D&M, 26560]

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        The History of the Royal Perth Golfing Society. A Century of Golf in Scotland. With a selection of the Golfing Verses (hitherto unpublished) by the late Neil Fergusson Blair, of Balthayock (1842). Compiled at the request of the Council of the Society.

      Perth. The Munro Press. 1935. - tall8vo, 25cm, first edition, 80p., with 17 plates, illustrations and portraits, original blue cloth, gilt titles and crest on the upper cover, some slight wear on the spine and edges, wanting the front blank free fly else a very good to fine copy (cgc) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Poe's Tales of Mystery and Imagination

      London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd,, 1935. Large quarto. Original blue boards, titles to front cover and spine gilt, illustration to front cover in blind, pictorial endpapers. 12 colour plates, 17 full page black and white illustrations and 11 smaller line drawings in the text by Rackham Minor rubbing to foot of spine, dust jacket lightly rubbed and nicked to corners. First Rackham edition. Rackham described his images for these stories as "so horrible I was beginning to frighten myself."

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        Paprika

      New York. Macaulay Company. 1935. - First Edition with "Copyright, 1935, by Erich von Stroheim " and " Printed in the United States of America" on the copyright page. Movie Director Erich Von Stroheim's first novel of gypsy life which he hoped would provide the basis for a film. A splendid copy bound in finely woven red cloth stamped brightly in gilt on the front boards and the spine. Very clean and tight thoughtout; appears unread. In the scarce, striking pictorial dustjacket by HB with a touch of edge rubbing, light wear and a few little tears to the top and bottom of the spine ends and the corners. With the original price of $2.50 at the top of the inside front flap of the dustjacket. Scarce in dustjacket. First Edition with "Copyright, 1935, by Erich von Stroheim " and " Printed in the United States of America" on the copyright page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Don Fernando.

      William Heinemann, London, 1935. - SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. 8vo., pp. 269. Publisher's green buckram, gilt label, top edge gilt, untrimmed, green silk marker. Near fine. Stott; A Bibliography of the Works of W. Somerset Maugham. A49 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        DON FERNANDO. Or variations on some Spanish themes.

      William Heinemann Ltd. London. 1935 - FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Fine copy in recent leather binding of half black morocco, spine with five raised bands, gilt. Black cloth on boards. Top edge gilt. Very bright clean copy.

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        A House and Its Head

      London, William Heinemann Ltd.,, 1935. Octavo (192 × 126 mm). Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the nicked dust jacket with some small loss at the foot of the spine panel. First edition, first impression. Quite uncommon.

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        Orville Wright sends thanks for <I>?congratulations on the thirty-second anniversary of our first flight??</I>

      Desirable Typed Letter Signed ?Orville Wright,? one page, 7.25? x 9.75?. Dayton, Ohio, December 21, 1935. On his personal stationery. To Reverend H. Randel Lookabill, Madison, Wisconsin. Light mounting remnants at blank left and right edges. Fine condition. In full, ?I thank you for your letter of congratulations on the thirty-second anniversary of our first flight. I also thank you for the clipping from the ?Sentinel?. With best wishes.? Includes original postmarked envelope, tape remnants at lower edge, with engraved return address matching the letterhead.Invented and built by Wilbur and Orville Wright, the world?s first power-driven heavier-than-air machine in which man made free, controlled, and sustained flight was flown, with Orville as pilot, at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, on December 17, 1903.An Orville Wright letter mentioning ?our first flight,? referring to himself and his brother who died in 1912, is especially desirable.

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED with a Signed Photograph Both in the Hand of Screen Legend Lionel Barrymore

      Culver City, CA. [unpublished] circa 1935 - A personal letter from Lionel Barrymore to Mr. [Louis] Mayer written on Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studio stationery mounted with a handsome photograph of the actor inscribed "Best Wishes" and signed in his hand. Letter size stationery and 8" by 10" photo, handsomely mounted with buff board trimmed in blue and gold, framed in a tasteful burnished gold frame, glazed. All together approximately 15.5" by 21". 1 page and photograph. Both in a fine state of preservation. A remarkable piece of American motion picture history. A personal letter between one of the greatest film actors of all time and perhaps the most important man in Hollywood&#146;s long career. Lionel Barrymore was a member of the finest acting family in recent history with notable members from his parents generation &#146;til this very day. He stands out even in this great family and is remembered as one of film&#146;s greatest actors. Barrymore starred in over 200 films, most of which where made at M.G.M. studios. He also wrote, directed and produced films for the studio. Barrymore was the winner of an Academy Award for best actor and was nominated for best director. Louis Mayer was co-founder of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios which would soon after become the largest and most important studio of all time. They would produce for over 50 years a majority of America&#146;s most beloved and highest grossing films. In this fascinating letter Barrymore explains that he is writing because it is impossible for him to get off the set (not surprising with over 200 films under his belt) and also that he doesn&#146;t want to take to much of Mayer&#146;s time with "so many others waiting". Barrymore then goes on to make the unusual request that the studio give him a full month&#146;s payment of his salary instead of his usual payments. He states that this would be an "immeasurable help" and he mentions owing money. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        OLD HOME TOWN - Signed

      Longmans, Green, and Co,, New York 1935 - Presentation Copy from the Author. 8vo., 309pp. First Edition, Third Printing, December 1935. [first printing, first edition, was October 1935]. A very good copy showing some use. [Binding is strong, interior fresh & clean, boards show some wear & soiling. A rare prentation copy given by Lane to her friend, Elsie Jackson, in England. Wonderful inscription & signature on the title page. Lane was the daughter of Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the "Little House" books. Books inscribed by Rose L ane Wilder or Laura Ingalls Wilder [1867-1957] are very uncommon. Rose Wilder Lane [1886 -1968], Danbury, Connecticut) was an American journalist, travel writer, novelist, & political theorist & the only surviving child of Laura Ingalls Wilder, now the better known writer. Lane's accomplishments remain however quite remarkable. She is considered a seminal force behind the American Libertarian Party. By the time the first Little House book was published by Laura Ingalls Wilder 1932, Rose had a lready published 10 works of biography & fiction. The daughter's influence on the Mother's work is unmistakable & her contribution to the entire Little House series well documented as Rose collaborated multidimensionally in the crafting of the entire series. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Little House On The Prairie

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1935: First Edition, Second Printing. With statement of "Second Edition" on the copyright page; "edition", in this case meaning "printing". With date code of "K-K", corresponding to October, 1935. In Good condition, showing light signs of age. Exterior shows rubbing to the edges and staining to the cloth. Binding lightly worn. The pages are mostly clean, with the occasional smudge or stain. Small mark to side of page block. Several stamps from the previous owner to the prelims and terminals. Book plate from previous owner on front paste down. Good overall condition, a bit worn. Part of the original dust jacket is tipped in to the front free end paper.

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        The Strange Borders of Palace Crescent

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, 1935. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black, blue endpapers. With the dust jacket. Very lightly rubbed, slight bump to top corner. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed and creased jacket. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Battle of Basinghall St. (The Battle of Basinghall Street)

      Hodder & Stoughton, London 1935 - First published 1935, stated with no subsequent printings mentioned. A VERY GOOD+ copy with some mottling to the pale blue spine and some offset to blue endpapers from the jacket flaps; previous owner's neat name and address dated Dec. 25, 1935 on front free endpaper; pale blue top stain lightly faded.Small hole to front interior hinge . A crisp tightly bound book in the SCARCE striking NEAR FINE jacket with just a trace of rubbing to some edges and a trace of offset to the verso of the jacket flaps from the aformentioned blue endpapers. Price (7/6 net) still present !!Terrific cover art by Bip Pares. A truly wonderful volume from one of the greats of early mystery/detective fiction! In addition, LAID IN is a typed note SIGNED by Oppenheim dated June 9th 1932 addressed to a librarian in Montana ! A RARE piece of ephemera with a beautiful scarce book! ** See our new cheaper postal rates to the USA and abroad.** [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Uber die Natur der Genmutation und der Genstruktur.

      1935 - Timofeeff-Ressovsky, Nikolai Vladimirovich (1900-1981), K. G. Zimmer and Max Delbruck (1906-81). Ueber die Natur der Genmutation und der Genstruktur. Offprint from Nachr. Ges. Wiss. Gottingen, math-fis. Kl., Fachgr. 6, 1 (1935). 8vo. [189]-245pp. Berlin: Weidmannsche Buchhandlung, 1935. 253 x 178 mm. Original green printed wrappers. Stamp on upper wrapper but fine and unopened. First Separate Edition. Garrison-Morton 254.1. One of the key conceptual papers in the early history of molecular biology. This paper represented the debut in genetics of the physicist Max Delbruck, a student and lifelong friend of Niels Bohr. Delbruck turned from quantum physics to biology after being inspired by Niels Bohr's speculations, in his 1935 lecture "Light and life," about the application of quantum mechanics to problems in biology. Delbruck won a share of the Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine in 1969 for his discoveries concerning the replication mechanism and the genetic structure of viruses. "Ueber die Natur der Genmutation und der Genstruktur" (often referred to as "the green paper" after the color of its wrappers, or the "Dreimanner" paper after the number of its authors) is divided into four sections. The first, by Timofeeff-Ressovsky, describes the mutagenic effects of x-rays and gamma rays on Drosophila melanogaster; the second part, by Zimmer, analyzes Timofeeff-Ressovsky's results theoretically. The third and most remarkable section, by Delbruck, puts forth a model of genetic mutation based on atomic physics that "shows the maturity, judgment and breadth of knowledge of someone who had been in the field for years . . . its carefully worded predictions have stood the test of time" (Perutz, p. 557). The three authors of the paper "concluded that a mutation is a molecular rearrangement within a particular molecule, and the gene a union of atoms with which a mutation, in the sense of a molecular rearrangement or dissociation of bonds, can occur. The actual calculations of the size of the gene, deduced from calculations on the assumption of a spherical target, were not cogent, as Delbruck wryly admitted in his Nobel Prize lecture, but the entire approach to the problem of mutation and the gene adopted by the three collaborators was highly stimulating to other investigators" (DSB [suppl.]). The Timofeeff-Zimmer-Delbruck paper provided much of the material for Erwin Schrodinger's book What is Life? (1944), a work that takes a "naive physicist's" approach to the problems of heredity and variation; it is often cited as having inspired Watson, Crick, Wilkins and others to focus their careers on the problems of molecular biology. The relationship between Schrodinger's book and the Timofeeff-Zimmer-Delbruck paper is examined in detail in Max Perutz's 1987 paper "Physics and the riddle of life," which points out, among other things, that the two most important chapters in Schrodinger's book were paraphrased from "Ueber die Natur der Genmutation und der Genstruktur." "In retrospect, the chief merit of What is Life? is its popularization of the Timofeeff, Zimmer and Delbruck paper that would otherwise have remained unknown outside the circles of geneticists and radiation biologists" (Perutz, p. 558). Perutz, "Physics and the riddle of life," Nature 326 (1987): 555-559. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Corrected typescript for this Cowboy Western novel, OUTLAWS OF THE MOCASSINS

      n.p, n.d [ca. 1935] - A lively tale of action, set in the southwest--gold in the hills, villainous conspiracies, faithful Mexican Indians, and the heroic hooded nemesis of evil (here mounted on his black stallion Shadow, and called the Masked Avenger ("Who could he be? Why should he try so hard to help us, and then ride off--without even waiting for thanks?"). Published in The Masked Rider Western pulp magazine, Vol. 2, No. 3, for Feb. 1936. George A. Starbird (1908-1994) was also author of Badmen of the Cayugas A novel that returns us inescapably to those thrilling days of yesteryear 11 x 8-1/2 inches. 211 pages, approximately 54,000 words. Together with the uncorrected carbon of the manuscript, and 43 typewritten pages of chapter notes. Marginal tears to the first page of typescript, some marginal chipping to the chapter notes, else near fine [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Young Cowboy

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York - 1935, 1st edition with Scribner's A. () Very good, no dust jacket. 72 pp. Oblong Octavo in original blue patterned cloth with yellow illustrated label on front, 5 colour plates (including frontispiece) and B&W illustrations (some full-paged) in text from drawings by author. Label on front board. original boards somewhat soiled. A little marginal foxing to the title page otherwise text block quite clean. Old minor crease to title page, not very noticeable. A very presentable copy of this very scarce Will James title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Doctor's Son and Other Stories (Inscribed and Signed)

      Harcourt Brace & Co., NY 1935 - The Second Printing of this, the author's second book. Published in the same month as the first edition. Inscribed and Signed on the ffep. by O'Hara to a personal friend. The Inscription reads, "To Paul, my pal and to my pal, Paul, Always the Best, John O'Hara, New York, June 13,1937". The book shows some yellowing to extremes. Bound in black cloth, stamped in gold. Book is tight but edges show some age spotting. Housed in a tight, clean dustwrapper that shows beautifully (a bit of professional restoration done to top edge of spine). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael J. Toth, Bookseller, ABAA]
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        100% Money

      Adelphi Publication, 1935-01-01 New York: Adelphi Company, 1936. 257 pp. Revised edition. Signed by author in black ink on front end paper, inscribed to former owner (who was a fellow member in New Haven Colony Historical Society) dated July 1936. Author's cartoon bookplate on paste down. Good+ hardcover in Good+ dust jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. A heavy ding to the front board, corresponding to a closed tear in the jacket's front panel. Bookplate has some foxing, front hinge a little weak. Jacket chipped along edges, heaviest at head; toned spine panel, price-clipped, back panel rubbed. A very nice presentation copy from the economist with its original jacket.

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        All About Tea. 2 vols.

      1935 1935 - New York: Tea and Coffee Trade Journal Co., 1935. Small 4to. Original gilt-decorated green cloth boards. Complete with rare slightly rubbed & stained dustjackets. With 2 frontispieces of which one is in colour, numerous b/w illustrations some of which are full-page, and endpaper maps. Text printed in double-column. First edition. A fine association copy (albeit with some light foxing to edges, endpapers and prelims) and with the original rubber stamp of "Repin's", the first European Cafe to operate in Sydney, on dustjackets and some pages. NOTE: In 1925, Ivan Dmitrievitch Repin migrated from Russia to Sydney, where he founded Repin's Coffee and Tea shop. During the 1930s and 1940s Repin's became a well-known part of the social and commercial fabric of Sydney, with several outlets operating throughout the city. It offered some sophistication and European elegance to coffee- and tea-loving intellectuals, who rejoiced in a real cup of coffee instead of the weak, milky concoction that was mostly on offer in Sydney at this time.

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        Alaska

      Northern Pacific Coast Limited - [circa 1935]. (Poster) Very good. Artist: Sydney Laurence. 40" X 29.5". Original poster. In very good condition with only minor wear on edges. A large and colourful poster with wonderful detailed graphics. The image by Laurence shows umiaks carrying native Alaskans to potlatch gathering. Laurence was one of the foremost painters of the Alaskan Landscape. The North Coast Limited was a named passenger train operated by the Northern Pacific Railway between Chicago and Seattle via Bismarck, North Dakota. It commenced service on April 29, 1900, served briefly as a Burlington Northern Railroad train after the merger on March 2, 1970 with Great Northern Railway and Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad, and ceased operation the day before Amtrak began service in 1971. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Tortilla Flat

      Covici Friede 1935 - First Edition, First printing. This original price clipped dustjacket has slight wear to the edges. The book is in nice shape. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the panels. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp copy of the rare First Edition with the original First Issue dustjacket. We buy SIGNED Steinbeck First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pylon

      New York: Smith and Haas. 1935. First. First edition. Rubbing to the spine lettering, very good in an attractive, very good first issue dustwrapper with a modest chip at the crown, and very slight tanning to the spine. Faulkner&#39;s tale of barnstorm aviation, a pursuit which took his brother Dean&#39;s life a few months after the book was published. The novel was the basis for the 1958 Douglas Sirk film The Tarnished Angels featuring Rock Hudson, Robert Stack, and Dorothy Malone. A nicer than usual copy. .

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        Pylon (Signed limited edition, with rare slipcase)

      Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, N.Y. 1935 - Just 310 of these signed copies by the Noblel Prize winner were produced (of which 300 were for sale) and this is a very coveted low number, No. 36. The book is in very good condition, with typical toning to the spine and some light scuffing to the silver metal covering the boards. The facsimile of a draft page at the front of the book has a crease at the fore edge and a couple of spots of foxing on the title page. There is a former owner's small book stamp on the inside of the front cover. A solid book that was rated very good from the respected auction house I bought it from. The slipcase is in fair to good condition, with tape repairs keeping the spine attached and some splitting and overall wear. But it is all there. Easily the best price on the web for a copy with the slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        PYLON

      1935. 3. 315p, cloth, light edge wear, vg in chipped dj. 1st edition. The Mardi- Gras season in New Orleans in February 1934 began with the dedication of the Shushan Airport on the shore of Lake Pontchartrain. The days after the dedication were filled with the celebrations in town and the excitement of the Pan-American Air Races at the airport. William Faulkner attended the air race and used it as a location and setting for his novel PYLON published in 1935. This is a first edition of PYLON and the accompanying correspondence relates to efforts of the air race sponsors to encourage attendance and support by aviation industries. Included is a personal letter from A.L. Shushan, President of the Board of Levee Commissioners to Herbert Maxon,PR chief of Goodrich Tire Co., describing the new airport and inviting Maxon to be a member of the show&#39;s Advisory Committee. Shushan was a political crony of Senator Huey Long and was depicted as Colonel H.I. Feinman, Chairman of the Sewage Board, in PYLON. On page 14 is: "This Feinman," Jiggs said. "He must be a big son of a bitch." "He&#39;s a son of a bitch all right," the driver said. "I guess you&#39;d call him big too." Other correspondence, many letters on colorful air race letterhead with carbon copies of Maxon&#39;s replies are included. Maxon mentions that he might fly to New Orleans with Jimmy Doolittle who was working with Goodrich on the development of de-icing equipment. A folding letter to the aircraft industry opens to captioned photos of the airport and Mardi Gras scenes. A 14 page "Schedule of Events and Prizes" gives excellent details on rules and amounts of prizes. Also included are a folding brochure listing ticket prices and events, and a clipping of an article by columnist Arthur Brisbane.

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        Pylon

      Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, New York 1935 - First Printing (February, 1935, on copyright page), in First Issue dust jacket (with correct titles listed on rear panel). 8vo: 315,[1]pp. Publisher's cobalt-blue cloth, spine and upper cover stamped in gilt within a horizontal black band, top edge stained black; pictorial dust jacket, priced $2.50. About Fine (flaking to gilt spine lettering), in a bright, about Fine jacket (spine head rubbed with miniscule loss). Provenance: from the collection (now housed at the University of Central Florida Libraries) of bibliophiles Walter and Dorothy Donnelly with their label on front paste down. Petersen A17.1a. Fargnoli, pp. 211-16. In the 1930s, Faulkner sought release from increasing personal and professional problems through flying lessons; he bought a plane, and his brothers also learned to fly. Eventually Faulkner gave the plane to his brother Dean&#151;and was overcome by guilt when Dean died in a crash in the same year Faulkner published Pylon, which concerns the exploits of a wandering troupe of gypsy aviators. According to The Literary Encyclopedia, Pylon "has many failings, but did offer Faulkner a chance to try out some of the techniques he perfected in Absalom, Absalom!, which is widely considered his greatest achievement." In fact, Faulkner claims to have written Pylon to get away from writing Absalom (Fargnoli, p. 213). Fargnoli calls Pylon "Faulkner's most self-consciously modernist work" and points out the novel's references to both Joyce (in particular the Aeolis episode in Ulysses) and T. S. Eliot (the penultimate chapter of Pylon is entitled "Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock" and The Waste Land is evoked throughout). Basis for the 1958 film The Tarnished Angels, featuring Robert Stack, Rock Hudson and Dorothy Malone, about an airplane contest in New Orleans during Mardis Gras. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Portrait photograph of Thomas Hart Benton

      New York, april 16, 1935 - (BENTON, THOMAS HART) 24.5 x 18.5 cm. (9-5/8 x 7-1/4 inches). Half-length portrait. Atelier stamp on verso, penciled note identifying the subject, and red-ink notations giving the date, and the reference number of the negative/print ("VIII IV 9"). Reproduced in Mauriber, PORTRAITS (1978)

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        THE NEW ADVENTURES OF TARZAN "POP-UP"

      Chicago: Pleasure Books, Inc.,. [1935]. Square octavo, pp. [1-20] comprising ten leaves stapled into boards, illustrated by Stephen Slesinger, Inc. of New York city with three color pop-ups and other black and white illustrations in the text,. original four-color pictorial boards.. Brilliant, as new copy with pop-ups in perfect condition and binding. unrubbed and very bright. Rare in this condition. (#9764). First edition. Issued in conjunction with the 1935 motion picture starring Bruce Bennett (credited as Herman Brix), Ula Holt, and Frank Baker. Not in Heins.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Blinky Bill "Magic Action" Book

      Racine (Wisconsin): Whitman Publishing, 1935. Small quarto, three double-page colour pop-up plates; original stiff pictorial wrappers; some minor wear to spine, else very good. A rare, pirated copy of an old friend. A rare pop-up book featuring the ever-popular character Blinky Bill. This text is taken from the first Blinky Bill story, with all the associated images, and includes "magic action" pop-up interpretations of three of these. Such was the international appeal of Dorothy Wall&#39;s character that only two years after the appearance of the first {i Blinky Bill} story, this pop-up book was published in America. Ironically this pirated publication, which never appeared in Australia, was protected by copyright and two separate patents!

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Untitled Fantasy Landscape Original Art

      Unpublished Book. Near Fine. No Binding. Signed by Illustrator(s). Untitled fantasy landscape art, depicting a man riding a giant mouse along the shore of a lake which is surrounded by rocky hills, at twilight. Bok would often incorporate a drawing of a mouse with his signature. This dark landscape with a man (Bok himself?) riding a mouse into the twilight must have had deep personal significance for the artist. This work shows the heavy influence that Maxfield Parrish had on Bok, especially on his early work. This maginficent color piece looks like it may be egg tempera on board. It certainly has the luminosity of a work by Parrish. SIGNED along bottom edge, "Hans Bok / 1935." Image size: approximately 29 1/4 X 19 1/4 inches. Frame size: approximately 34 X 24 inches. The board shows wrinkling and restoration work, still one of the most impressive and large Bok original paintings we have seen. In a fine gilt frame..

      [Bookseller: Barry R. Levin Science Fiction & Fantasy]
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        Butterfield 8

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company. (1935). First. First edition. Short tear at the foot and a small neat repair to the paper over the front hinge, a very good copy in a good only, but presentable dustwrapper with some chipping, and repairs. Inscribed by the author to fellow novelist Ben Ames Williams: "To Ben Williams Cordially John O&#39;Hara." The author&#39;s third book and second novel, and by all accounts one of his best. O&#39;Hara&#39;s laconic journalistic style was particularly effective in illuminating the life of the middle-class American, a mantle he seems to have inherited from Sinclair Lewis. Filmed in 1960 with Oscar-winner Elizabeth Taylor, Laurence Harvey, Eddie Fisher, and Dina Merrill. One of the author&#39;s best known novels, and seldom found inscribed, especially with a nice association. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        THE TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE.

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1935 - Octavo, pp. [1-10] [1-2] 3-366 [367-370: blank] [note: first two and last two leaves are blanks], original black cloth, front panel stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, running Borzoi stamped in blind on rear panel, top edge stained maroon, fore-edge untrimmed, bottom edge rough trimmed. First U.S. edition. Traven's most famous novel and his second book published in America. This edition was prepared from Traven's English-language manuscript, but supposedly was heavily rewritten by Knopf's editorial staff. A fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket (designed by Wetherill) with touch of wear at lower spine end and corner tips, shallow chip from upper spine end just touching the "T" in "THE," several very short closed tears along front flap fold, touch of rubbing to purple background ink on front panel, largely along spine fold, minor dust soiling to rear panel, and clipped price. Overall, an attractive example of the jacket, which is uncommon in nice condition. (#95992) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1935 - First Edition, First Printing. A wonderful copy. This sophisticated dustjacket has NO chips or tears. This First Issue dustjacket has the printed price present. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight, with light wear to the edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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