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        Tortilla Flat

      The Viking Press, 1935. Hardcover. Good. New York: Covici Friede, 1935. First edition, first printing. In Good overall condition with some restoration work done, lacking the dust jacket. Recased spine. Consolidated corners, exposed. New end sheets. Sunning to spine panel. Pages show signs of use, occasional smudge or soil. Firmly bound. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        12 Traesnit fra Byen.

      . Kbhvn. 1935. Med 12 orig. traesnit. 3 af hver af den naevnte kunstnere.Fol. I orig. omslag. * Holst nr. 8..

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        Rare 1945 photo of Mussolini hanging from a girder after being captured by Italian partisans and shot ? with a promotion of two Navy Captains serving aboard military ships signed by Mussolini and King Victor Emmanuel III on the first day of the 1935 League of Nations Naval Disarmament Conference in London

      Manuscript Document Signed ?Mussolini? as Prime Minister and Foreign Minister and ?Vittorio Emanuele? as King of Italy, 1p, 9.5? x 14.5?. In Italian, not translated. Rome, December 9, 1935. Tiny binding holes at left edge, slight creases at top edge. Fine condition.Promotion of Carlo Perno (technical services) and Giovanni Arena (machine services) of the Corpo Regi Equipaggi Marittimi (Corps of Royal Maritime Crews) to Captain. Soldiers in the C.R.E.M. are Navy personnel serving aboard military ships.On October 3, 1935, Italian forces swept into Ethiopia from their African colonies Eritrea and Italian Somaliland and overwhelmed the Ethiopian army. That same day, the League Council declared that the Italians had violated Article XII of the Covenant of the League of Nations by resorting to war against Ethiopia, even though neither government had declared war. On October 7th, the League Council declared that Italy was the aggressor nation in the Ethiopian affair. On October

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        NO THANKS

      New York: The Golden Eagle Press, 1935. Book. Hardcover. First Edition. New York: The Golden Eagle Press, 1935. First trade edition, limited to 900 copies printed on Ricardi Japanese paper. 5 3/4" x 7 1/2", [80] pp. Seventy poems, including the famous grasshopper poem and other examples of the poet's most challenging typographical experiments. The oblong format permits the spatial arrangement of the longer poems to be preserved intact, running onto the next page without a break. Among the best known poems herein are "here's to opening and upward," "love's function is to fabricate unknownness," and the sensually ecstatic "may I feel said he." Cummings (1894-1962) had received a Guggenheim grant in order to complete this collection of poems, but the manuscript was rejected by fourteen major publishers whose names are listed in the shape of a funeral urn on the false dedication page. The actual dedication appears at the rear of the book: "AND THANKS TO R.H.C." (the poet's mother, Rebecca Haswell Cummings, who supplied the funds to privately publish this book). Original beige cloth, with titles stamped in red, blue stained edges, and a brown paper dust jacket printed in red. Two faint spots to the fore-edge. The cloth is lightly spotted along the top edge of the front board. Typical minor browning along the extremities of the dust jacket, with a triangular chip to the spine heel; otherwise very good. Firmage A14c..

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        no title (girl from Spain, spanisch woman). Woodcut and painting signed and dated / Signerad och daterad by Paul Rene Gauguin.

      . Motivgröße 26 x 20 cm. Blattformat 28,2 x 24,5 cm. Woodcut and painting on thin Japanese paper signed and dated in pencil 1935 by Paul Rene Gaugin. Lower right corner with tiny loss, but very good condition of this unique and rare art work.. Unique and early art work by Paul Rene Gauguin, born 1911 in Kopenhagen, died 1976 in Spain. Son of Pola Gauguin and grandson of the Master Artist Paul Gauguin.

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        The Voice of the City and Other Stories

      New York: The Limited Editions Club,, 1935. A Selection, with an Introduction, by Clifton Fadiman. With Illustrations by George Grosz. Quarto. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt. Housed in the original purple cloth slipcase. With 20 colour plates and black and white line drawings throughout. Edges and endpapers lightly foxed, a couple of small light scuff marks to rear cover, extremities slightly rubbed. An excellent copy in slipcase with sunned spine and a few light marks. Signed limited edition, number 962 of 1500 copies signed by the illustrator. A collection of 20 of Henry's short stories, including "A Retrieved Reformation", "The Gift of the Magi", and "The Ransom of Red Chief".

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        River Niger. A Novel. With a prefatory letter by T. E. Lawrence.

      London: Boriswood, 1935 - Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt. Binding rubbed and a little darkened at extremities, a small amount of wear to the head of the spine, uneven tanning to free endpapers. An excellent copy First edition, first impression One of a limited edition of 25 numbered copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf. O'Brien A163-4. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Babar the King

      New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas,, 1935. Translated from the French by Merle Hass. Large quarto. Original green cloth-backed pictorial boards, pictorial endpapers. In the dust jacket. Illustrated in colour throughout. Spine a little faded, fore margin of first four or so leaves slightly finger-marked, very faint offsetting. An excellent copy in a chipped and lightly marked jacket. First US edition, first printing. Babar the King, the elephant king's third adventure, was originally published in France in 1933, under the title Le Roi Babar.

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        THE VOICE OF THE CITY AND OTHER STORIES

      Limited Editions Club, New York 1935 - Quarto (7-1/2" x 10-1/2") bound in black buckram. Selected with an introduction by Clifton Fadiman. Copy #509 of 1500 illustrated with 21 full-page color plates and line drawings by George Grosz and SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        ULYSSES

      Limited Editions Club, New York 1935 - Large square octavo (9" x 11-1/2") in full brown buckram with a gold embossed design on the front cover and repeated on the spine; 420 pages. With an introduction by Stuart Gilbert and illustrations by Henri Matisse including twenty drawings and 6 ORIGINAL ETCHINGS printed by hand, being the earliest and one of the few instances by Matisse to represent physical agony and violence. Copy #509 of 1500 SIGNED in pencil by the artist on the colophon page. Covers bright with no rubbing to the gilt. Fine in a Fine slipcase and quite uncommon in this condition [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        RIGHTS AND WRONGS OF GOLF. [In the red leatherette binding for the personal use of Bobby Jones]

      New York:: A. G. Spalding & Bros. Distributed by The American Golf Institute,, 1935. First Edition. Near Fine. Near Fine First Edition First Printing in the Rare red cloth (leatherette) binding specifically designed for personal use of Bobby Jones. Printed in a very small quantity in this format. This copy has the name in gilt of the recipient, Lester R. Fallon, on the front board. Gilt lettering dulled. 16mo. 45 + 3 ads pps.

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        THE DISCOVERY OF THE OREGON TRAIL, ROBERT STUART'S NARRATIVES OF HIS OVERLAND TRIP EASTWARD FROM ASTORIA IN 1812-13

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935., 1935. First edition. 8vo. Cloth, ix-cxxxvii, 391 pp., 4 plates, 6 maps, teg, preface. Abbreviations used in footnotes. Biographical notes on Robert Stuart and other Stuart family members. Lengthy foreword and appendices. Index. The rear panel of dust jacket provides an excellent description of this important work: "Robert Stuart, born in Scotland, came to the United States at the age of 25. Becoming associated with John Jacob Astor, he shared in the founding of Astoria, Oregon, which he reached by sail around Cape Horn. When it became necessary to establish communication with New York, Stuart volunteered to attempt to cross overland. With 5 companions, he set out eastward in June, 1812, and after a journey of incredible hardship and heroic effort, reached St. Louis on April 30, 1813. His was the third party to cross the continent, inside the United States, and his route was to become known as the "Oregon Trail". The story of the journey was told by Washington Irving in his Astoria. Until now, however, Stuart's own journal, a detailed, day-by-day record of the traverse, has not been published. He left 2 manuscripts: the original journal and a later revision, incomplete, which has acquired the designation of Stuart's Traveling Memoranda. Both are given their first English publication here in an edition carefully prepared by Philip Ashton Rollins, who has made repeated and thorough study of the country of the route. The editor has written a biographical note on Robert Stuart, an introduction to the Journal and to the Traveling Memoranda, and has thoroughly annotated both manuscripts. The result is a notable addition to American journals of exploration." The lengthy appendices include the first English translations printed of "An account of the Tonquin's voyage and of events at Fort Astoria, 1811-12," and, "Wilson Price Hunt's diary of his overland trip westward to Astoria in 1811-12," both of which originally appeared in Nouvelles Annales

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        Original corrected manuscript: "Au Secretariat International", dated 2 March1935; signed in ink using his pseudonym "Crux

      N.p., 1935. A long memorandum, addressed to the International Secretariat of the Ligue Communiste Internationale, concerning the Belgian Opposition and the defection of Georges Vereeken's Spartakus group. The text constitutes a major attack against Vereeken, who had broken with the main-line Trotskyists in Belgium over Trotsky's advocacy of the so-called "French Turn," a tactic of infiltrating mainstream Socialist parties throughout Europe in order to promote a more revolutionary agenda within them. Trotsky singles out Vereeken's support of the middle-of-the-road De Man economic plan in Belgium as evidence of ideological weakness. The document does not appear in the on-line archive of Trotsky's letters to Belgium at www.marxists.org, but it is a known document; collected in its English version in the Merit Publishers edition of Trotsky's Complete Writings (1969). Substantial original manuscript (carbon) of 8pp (ca 3000 words), on onionskin, with ink hand-corrections likely in Trotsky's hand. Signed at end of text, "Crux" - Trotsky's most common pseudonym during his period of exile. Minor old wear; paper-clip stain to upper margin; Very Good. Text entirely in French.

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        Stolen Sweets - October, 1935. George Quintana Cover. Pin-Up

      Wilmington, DE: Nudeal Publishing Co., Inc., 1935 Wilmington, DE: Nudeal Publishing Co., Inc., 1935. First Edition of the October, 1935 issue (Volume I, Number 6). 10 3/4" x 7 3/4", illustrated wrappers, 58 pp. with illustrations and photographs (nudes). A rare signed cover piece by the rather enigmatic George Quintana, featuring one of his unforgettably super-fetching Harlowesque ladies, this one sitting on a divan wearing...not very much, and even that on only two out of three locations which would ordinarily be clad. Over-eighteen purchase only. In exceptionally nice condition for a thirties girlie pulp. 1" slit at spine top, spine wear otherwise minimal. Some sporadic soiling, otherwise no salient flaws. On the line between Very Good and Very Good plus. Quite supple. A scarce issue from a scarce sequence of this short-lived thirties girlie mag which featured top-flight covers for the genre. A classic from a classic genre, its contents are the standard fare: 8 full-page B&W nude photographs, soft (by today's standards) erotica short stories, and B&W illustrations for those stories which are quite thoroughly art-deco-y and rather collectible in their own right. Some really quite intriguing ads toward the end, as well, something many members of this genre lacked. With the exception of the occasional signed cover (such as this rare Quinatana cover), the illustrations in this genre were generally unsigned and uncredited, and the authors of the stories were pseudonymic; while the genre was certainly not "indecent" enough to be banned, these magazines were not something most artists and authors particularly wanted credit for at that time. Stories in this issue: "Shanghaied In Paris" (John M. Glade); "Lucky Escapade" (Dolores Clair); "Special Assignment" (T.E. Roberts); "Nature Takes Its Course" (Don Ambrose); "Glass Studio" (Joseph Linden); "Revolutionary Interlude" (Robert Newhall); and "Shared Love" (Ural C. Murphy). Rare piece of periodical history. L100

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        Tales of Mystery and Imagination by Edgar Allan Poe

      1935. first edition. The Publishers Special BindingNear Mint In The Original Glassine And Cardboard Box[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. POE, Edgar Allan. Tales of Mystery and Imagination. London: George G. Harrap & Co., [1935]. First Trade Edition. Quarto (9 3/4 x 7 1/2 in; 248 x 190 mm.). 316 pp. Twelve color plates with captioned tissue guards, seventeen full page line drawings. Publisher's russet morocco, front cover decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt, spine lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt, pictorial endpapers. A very fine copy in the publisher's glassine and cardboard box.According to Rackham, the illustrations he provided for Poe's Tales of Mystery and Imagination, in 1935, frightened even him, and "whilst this might only be expected when a fine illustrator meets a fine and frightening text…The best plates are…indicative of a grandeur and vision one might not so far have perceived in Rackham…Perhaps not a book or set of illustrations for a night's reading in bed, alone" (Gettings, Arthur Rackham, pp. 163-164).Latimore and Haskell, pp. 72-73. Riall, p. 189.

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        The Banana Empire; A case study of economic imperialism

      The Vanguard Press, 1935. Hardcover. Good/GOOD. 1935. 391 pages. Green cloth with dist jacket. Light tanning and foxing to end papers and text block, rough cut edges. Boards have minor edge wear with corner bumping, sunning to spine and edges of boards. The dust jacket has light shelf wear with some chipping and rips to edges. Tanning to spine and small water mark. For a more detailed description, to request a collation of the pages or for any specific queries on condition, please contact us before your purchase.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O. u. D.. 1½ SS. Gr.-4to.. Inhaltsreicher Brief in tschechischer Sprache an den Schriftsteller und Kulturkritiker Paul Kruntorad (1935-2006), dem er von der Unzufriedenheit einiger Autoren (Ivan Vyskocil, Josef kvorecky und Josef Jedlicka) mit der Übersetzungsarbeit von Frau Cerna berichtet sowie über den Molden Verlag (wo soeben sein erstes Buch im Westen, "Der Scherz", erschienen war) und den Übersetzer Erich Bertleff. - Im linken Rand gelocht (keine Textberührung).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Tortilla Flat

      NY, Covici Friede, 1935, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. His breakthrough novel that follows the antics of Monterey's paisanos, this surface story is an allegory based on the Knights of the Round Table, this is an unrecorded Review Copy with the Covici Friede review slip tipped to the front free endpaper which prints the publication date as May 28, 1935 and shows the published price as $2.50, very scarce thus, the trade edition was comprised of 4,000 copies, illustrated by Ruth Gannett, see Goldstone & Payne A4b, see Morrow 29, although not specifically indicated, this was M. B. Goldstone's copy, he was the brother and rival collector of Adrian Goldstone upon whose collection the Steinbeck bibliography is based. Very good.

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        Clarence Edward Dutton An Appraisal.

      Salt Lake City, University of Utah, n.d. (1935 - Salt Lake City, University of Utah, n.d. (1935), first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Author's First Book, the text is followed by a bibliography of Dutton's writing, the text is a condensation of Stegner's thesis at the State University of Iowa in 1935 (that titled Clarence Edward Dutton, Geologist and Man of Letters), Colberg A1, Colberg indicates two copies found - one belonging to Stegner and one at the Library of Congress, a legendary rarity, all the more rare in that this was Wallace Stegner's own personal copy of his first book, Stegner owned at least three copies of this book, one was given to a Stegner collector by Stegner's widow, Mary, while another was given to a bookseller near the Stegner's home in Los Altos Hills for some book appraisal work she did, this is the last of the family copies, this is confirmed in a letter from Stegner's son, Page, laid in loosely is a cancelled check Signed by Wallace Stegner. Some age and soiling, very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman ABAA]
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        Lantern Slides and Notes for a Program on Luther Burbank

      Boston, MA: E.W. Goodrich, Tremont Temple. No Binding. Very Good. Rare assemblage of hand-colored glass lantern slides for a lecture series on pioneering horticulturalist Luther Burbank. They are estimated to be mid-1920s based on Corwin's statements that they are used "with permission of Burbank from photographs taken at the time the experiments were made." Slides are housed in a locking pebbled cloth case with attached key on ribbon and were produced by E.W. Goodrich of Tremont Temple, Boston. The lecture notes are for 100 but 93 slides are present. Images include photos of Burbank and family, his home and farms, and many many varieties of plant hybrids. Two brass memorabilia with Burbank's image include a small pin (New York: Medallic Art Co.) and a watch fob proclaiming him as "The Wizard of Horticulture," an "honor award for meritorious work in introducing Stark-Burbank Fruit Creations." Burbank's work gave us spineless cactus, rainbow chard, apricot-plum crosses, the most widely-grown variety of Russet potato in the U.S, and hundreds more varieties of food and ornamental flowers. Burbank viewed his work as humanitarian and in harmony with nature, a perspective that bears interest in the current ideological arguments regarding newer technologies used in manipulation of plant genetic material.Elsie Powers Corwin was a member of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society and is listed in the Official Register and Directory of Women's Clubs in America, Volume 15 under "Dramatic Readers and Recitals" in the list of Official Classified List of Lecturers and Entertainers for the Use of Program Committees. She lists her credentials as a "Bachelor of Literary Interpretation." A folded card accompanies the collection of slides as an advertisement for lectures, and is labeled "Circular 1935." Her programs besides "Luther Burbank, Plant Scientist," included "The Tournament of Roses," "California Travelogues," "Our State Flowers," "Poems of the Flower World," "Shakespeare's Garden," and others. Included are three copies of the text that accompanies the slide program; one is handwritten, the other two are typed carbon copies. Also present are two drafts of a shorter two page essay by Corwin, "Luther Burbank - An Appreciation." Written 19 years after Burbank's death in 1926, Corwin relates visiting him for the last time in October of 1925. The handwritten slide transcript is signed on the last page and underneath notes "Property of Mr[s?] Chas. B. Lewis" of Providence, RI. This is presumed either Dr. Charles B. Lewis, physician and Director of Health and Physical Education in the Providence public schools, or his wife Mary.

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        Recollections of the Republic of Hawaii, (Inscribed)

      Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Ltd., Honolulu, Hawaii 1935 - 32 pages. Illustrated. Inscribed on the front free end paper by the author to a Lieut. Commander and signed "Benjamin L. Marx" and dated June 11, 1945. Benjamin L. Marx was Secretary of Sanford Ballard Dole, President of the Republic and first Governor of Hawaii. This pamphlet records Mr. Marx's recollections of the establishment of the Republic of Hawaii in 1894, the rebellion, and relations with the United States. Two page photo shows the last meeting of the Hawaiian cabinet with Marx and President Dole. In very good condition with slight edge and corner wear, a couple of light tan marks on the rear cover. Protected in a mylar sleeve. A rare, inscribed, historically important Hawaiian pamphlet. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Oeuvres Completes.

      Louis Conard, Paris 1935 - In French.Texte revise et annote par Marcel Bouteron et Henri Longnon. Illustrated by Charles Huard. 38 out of 40 volumes, 8vo, 3/4 dark blue calf over blue marbled boards, red leather labels, gilt raised spines, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, with original stiff printed wrappers bound in. Paris: Louis Conard, 1935. Fine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Residencia en la Tierra I y II

      Cruz y Raya, Madrid 1935 - Tirada de 1100 ejemplares. Dos tomos. Lomo del primer tomo rasgado. Cubiertas con pequeñas manchas de humedad en las tapas de ambos tomos. Estado interior muy bueno [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Green Hills of Africa

      NY, Scribners, 1935, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Hanneman A13a, with decorations by Edward Shenton, includes the Scribner's seal along with the "A" designation of the first edition and the $2.75 price on the jacket, this was Hemingway's second book of nonfiction. Typical fading to the green cloth along the spine and extremities, else a very nice copy indeed in a jacket with the same fading along the spine, overall a very good copy.

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

      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1935. Sm. folio, xvi, 363, (1)pp., with 6 soft-ground etchings by Henri Matisse, each with reproductions of drawings towards the final plate on colored papers. Original cloth gilt, slipcase, a very good copy without the slipcase Limited to 1500 copies of the book signed by Matisse, of which this is one of only 250 copies also signed by James Joyce. Various theories have been offered for Joyce only signing some copies; in fact, correspondence at the HRC in Austin TX shows that his failing health and sight precluded his signing more than 250 or so, rather than his purported dislike of MatisseÕs illustrations or the theory that Matisse illustrated Homer not Joyce, which upset Joyce. Ã’Matisse had never visited Ireland and so Joyce asked his friend and fellow Dubliner, T.W. Pugh, to send him an illustrated magazine from 1904, the year in which Ulysses is set, so that he could correctly render the details of Dublin life. However, Matisse chose to base his etchings on Homer's Odyssey, depicting the Calypso, Aelous, Cyclops, Nausicaa, Circe and Ithaca episodes of the poem. When asked why he had not illustrated the events of Joyce's novel, he replied: 'Je ne l'ai pas lu' ('I have not read it'; Ellmann, 686).Ó (Cathach Books), One of the most famous, successful, and rarest books of the press, it was designed by George Macy himself and printed by the ClubÕs print shop.& & "One of the very few American livres de peintres issued before World War II. According to George Macy, who undertook this only American publication of Matisse's illustrations, he asked the artist how many etchings the latter could provide for five thousand dollars. The artist chose to take six subjects from Homer's Odyssey. The preparatory drawings reproduced with the soft-ground etchings (Matisse's only use of this medium) record the evolution of the figures from vigorous sketches to closely knit, if less spontaneous, compositions" - The Artist & the Book, 197. Slocum & Cahoon, A 22.

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        Dogs in the Field

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1935. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine. First Edition. Oblong folio, pp. [unpaginated]; three-quarter raspberry cloth and terra cotta paper boards gilt; some spotting to spine; fine copy in original glassine dustwrapper (one 3 inch and 2 small edge tears to the glassine). Housed in publisher's cardboard box with the extra portfolio of six plates by Kirmse. PLUS extra inscribed etching laid in. Box has small adhesive mark lower right and minor wera to the extremities, noting a 2 inch piece of the side of the box lacking and several small tears. Inset title piece still nice. First edition. Hard Cover. One of 685 numbered copies printed with the frontispiece drypoint etching signed by Kirmse. Illustrated with twenty-four plates in the volume and the portfolio of six plates. In addition, laid into this copy is another original drypoint etching of a Scotty dog entitled "Anybody Home?" This drypoint, measuring 8.375 x 5.875 inches from the plate impression, is inscribed by Kirmse below the plate mark: "To George and Dorothy West / our very dear friends from the artist - MK." It is also signed by her in full. A special copy of this highly desirable dog book. Siegel 91.

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        In Licht und Sonne

      . . In Licht und Sonne. 1. Folge - Bei Sport und Spiel. 12 Originalaufnahmen von Kurt Reichert. - Dresden : Flechsig, [1935]. - 12 Taf., 1 Bl. In Mappe, 32 x 24 cm, mit 1 OPhotogr. auf Deckel. - Abzüge 18 x 13 cm auf beigefarb. Karton montiert. /Mp. l. gebrauchssp., Taf. sehr gut erhalten/

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        GAUDY NIGHT

      Gollancz 1935 - First edition. Original black cloth lettered in gilt, in yellow dustwrapper printed in black and magenta. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper, which is bright and crisp with a few spots of foxing to the preliminary page edges and just a hint of fading to the spine of the dustwrapper, but startlingly bright on the panels. An exceptional copy, the finest example we have encountered. Gollancz dustwrappers of this period tend to age very badly, being made of thin paper and fugitive pigments. Survivals such as this are exceptionally rare. Gilbert A21 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      USA: Munn & Company. Paperback. 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. . Fair. 1935. First Edition.

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        Somebody in Boots (signed)

      The Vanguard Press, New York; (1935) - Author's first book inscribed and signed by him on the front free endpaper "For Harry Schwartz/May Allah be kind/God be good, his/business prosper/and his brandy/ cheep/Nelson/Algren/'58". 322pp., bound in rust cloth, spine lettering black, top edge red, very light bumping to corners, spine fading. Based on Algren's personal experiences of living in Texas and wandering throughout America during the Great Depression. A very good copy. Octavo [Attributes: First Edition]

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        GREEN HILLS OF AFRICA

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935.. Cloth. Almost inevitable modest sunning to the cloth through the dust jacket, but a very good copy in moderately edgeworn, price- clipped dust jacket with crease in front flap, some handsoiling to the spine panel and a streak of rubbing to the rear panel. First edition. Decorations by Edward Shenton. Hemingway's second book-length work of almost non-fiction, a first person narrative of big game hunting in Africa. The first printing consisted of 10,550 copies, and this copy is in the normal form of the dust jacket, with the mid rear-panel green band. HANNEMAN A13a.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        THE LEAGUE OF FRIGHTENED MEN

      Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., [1935]., 1935. First edition. Author's second Nero Wolfe title. Gold gilt on spine a bit faded, gilt on front cover sharp and bright, pages 301-304 carelessly opened at the bottom edge, green top color is bright and unfaded, else a near fine, tight, square copy in dust jacket which has been internally restored. An extremely handsome copy of a very scarce book in collector's condition. A Haycraft/Queen Cornerstone title.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        Kuttel Daddeldu erzählt seinen Kindern das Märchen vom Rotkäppchen und zeichnet ihnen sogar was dazu. Faksimile.

      Ohne Ort, 1935.. 25,5 x 18,5 cm. Originaler Pappband mit blau-weiß gemustertem Buntpapierbezug und montiertem Vorderdeckelschild. Der Einband ist lichtrandig und etwas bestoßen, das Bezugspapier am Rücken ist abgerieben. Montiertes Etikett im vorderen Innendeckel ('Carpe diem'). Vorbesitzerstempel im hinteren Innendeckel. 8 Blätter mit 12 Zeichnungen des Autors, davon eine ganzseitig und mit Deckfarben handkoloriert sowie signiert mit 'J. R. M.' (= Joachim Ringelnatz Muschelkalk; die Witwe des Dichters). Durchgehend etwas stockfleckig. gutes Exemplar.. Kayser-des Coudres 45. -- Erste Ausgabe. Eines von nur 30 Exemplaren (Gesamtauflage), die Karl Schönberg als Privatdruck für Freunde herstellen ließ. Faksimile eines von Ringelnatz mit der Hand geschriebenen und gezeichneten Manuskriptbuches. #FL0301

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        THESE ARE THE RAVENS

      San Leandro: Greater West Publishing Co., 1935.. Printed wrappers. About fine. First edition of the author's first book, published in an edition of 1000 copies in the Pamphlet Series of Western Poets. Inscribed by the author in 1966 to his preliminary bibliographer, David Kherdian, and signed by him as Brother Antoninus, at Kentfield Priory. BARTLETT & CAMPO A1.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Plakat - "Platon kretschet" ("Der Chirurg") Narkompros. Gorteatr. Kolchosno-sowchosnyj filial (Volkskommissariat für Bildungswesen. Kolchose-Sowchose Filiale). Moskowskogo gosudarst. kamernogo teatra. Moskauer staatliches Kammertheater. Postankovka (Inszenierung): M. A.Gerscht. Chudoschnik (Künstler): W. Odinokow..

      Moskau, Kollektivist , ca.1935. 82 x 58 cm, Tadell. Preis in CHF: 1320. Text russ. Übersetzung von I. Kruti. - Alexander Jewdokimowitsch Kornejtschuk [möglicherweise auch Korpejtschuk](1905-1972), linientreuer Schreiber von Durchhalte-Stücken aus dem Bürgerkrieg (Hauptwerk: "Untergang eines Geschwaders") mehrfacher Stalinpreisträger. Der Künstler stieg sogar zum Ersten Vizepremier und Außenminister der Ukraine auf. Durch Heirat mit der Krakauer Kollegin Wanda Wassilewska ("Erde im Joch"), Regimentskommissarin bei der Roten Armee, kam Kornejtschuk gar zu einem Orden Volkspolens.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        The Doctor's Son (First Edition)

      New York: Harcourt 1935, Brace and Company. First Edition. First Edition. Fine in a bright, Near Fine dust jacket. An exceptionally fresh copy of what is generally considered to be O'Hara's scarcest title. Jacket is pristine but for a couple of small chips to the crown. A superb example.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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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'Hara." 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, and seldom found inscribed, especially with a nice association. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Real French Capers / Circa 1935. American "Good Girl" Pin-up pulp soft Erotica

      No Location: Uncredited, 1935 No Location / No Credited Publisher. Circa 1935; volume 1, no. 20, with no year given. Pulp "Good Girl" light erotica piece, with a classic "Good Girl" pin-up type illustration by Reginald Greenwood on the cover. 8.5" x 6.5", 48 pp., pictorial wrappers. In absolutely striking condition for a piece from this genre and era; some rubbing and small wear at some points on the spine, micro-edgewear, and light marginal toning of the pulp-paper contents. Very clean, very bright. The Greenwood cover - most of the limited records available on him credit him as a comic artist, and it is quite possible that anything under that name was done pseudonymously - is a "Good Girl" rarity (see scan), as is the piece in general. Contents include a black & white nude photographic section and a number of b&w "good girl" line drawings as illustrations of the several included pieces of soft-erotica pulp fiction. These illustrations were clearly by a number of different artists, all in "Good Girl" interpretations, and all uncredited. A fascinating and extraordinarily rare piece from a uniquely American pulp genre, in rather spectacular condition. Purchaser must be over 18 years of age, please, due to the nude photographic section (though it is actually rather soft by today's standards). LBB-G

      [Bookseller: Singularity Rare & Fine]
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        Autograph Note Signed on his visiting card, printed Hollywood, 1935

      - The comedy director writes in English, "Dear.Many thanks for your lovely picture. Best Wishes for 1935!." Below his printed name and above "Hollywood" he signs, "E. Lubitsch." Whether with music, as in MGM's opulent The Merry Widow (1934) and Paramount's One Hour with You (1932), or without, as in Design for Living (1933), Lubitsch continued to specialize in comedy. He also made the antiwar Broken Lullaby (also known as The Man I Killed, (1932).

      [Bookseller: Schulson Autographs]
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        Historia Universal de la Infamia

      Tor Colección Megáfono, Buenos Aires 1935 - Falta el papel del lomo y en consecuencia la tapa y contratapa están sueltas pero en buen estado. El interior en buen estado. Tiene una firma en la portadilla y sello de librería en la portada. Optimo estado para encuadernar conservando las tapas. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libros JyE]
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        The League of Frightened Men

      Farrar & Rinehar 1935 - First Edition, First Printing. This ORIGINAL First Printing dustjacket has benefitted from professional restoration. The end result is a beautiful dustjacket with NO chips or tears. This price clipped dustjacket is vibrant in color with NO fading to the spine. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, with NO cocks or leans. The boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with the rare First Issue dustjacket in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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