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        Biggles Flies East

      London Oxford University Press [OUP] 1935. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed with some marks. Slight foxing. Previous owner inscription on fep First Edition Blue hardback cloth cover 190mm x 130mm (7" x 5"). 256pp.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        Handbuch der Deutschen Volkskunde. 3 Bände.

      Potsdam: Athenaion, 1935-1938.. 324 S.; 487 S.; 387 S. Mit zahlr. Abb. Originalleinen. (Umschläge defekt erhalten).. Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt. - BAND 1: Wilhelm Peßler, Der Volkskunde Wert und lWesen, Wirkung und Weite -- Wilhelm Schmitz, Geschichte der deutschen Vokskunde -- Wilhelm Peßler, Martha Bringemeier, Methoden in der deutschen Vokskunde -- Walter Behrmann, Der deutsche Boden als Grundlage deutschen Volkstums -- Hans Gummel, Die Bewohner Deutschlands in vorgeschichtlicher Zeit -- Georg Fischer, Geschichte des deutschen Volkstums -- Joseph Klapper, Volkstum der Gegenwart -- Volkstum der Großstadt -- Paul Zaunert, Stammesentwicklung und Ostbesiedlung -- Georg Fischer, Die soziale Gliederung und ständische Schichtung des deutschen Volkstums -- BAND 2: Wilhelms Seedorf, Arbeitsbräuche in der Landwirtschaft -- Adolf Spamer, Sitte und Brauch -- Karl Gröber, Kinderspielzeug -- Richard Beitl, Volkspiele -- Joseph M. Müller-Blattau, Musik und Musikgerät -- Siegfried Lehmann, Der Tanz im deutschen Volk -- Lutz Mackensen, Das deutsche Volksmärchen -- Paul Zaunert, Sage und Legende -- Franz Götting, Das Volkslied -- Joseph M. Müller-Blattau, Das deutsche Volkslied (in musikalischer Beziehung) -- Joseph Klapper, Sprüche, Sprichwörter, Reime, Rätsel -- Adam Wrede, Volkstümliche Inschriften -- Wilhelm Peßler, Volkshumor und Volkswitz -- Carl Nießen, Das Volksschauspiel und Puppenspiel -- BAND 3: Walter Mizka, Volkstümliche Verkehrsmittel zu Wasser und zu Lande -- Herbert Bellmann, Die Tatauierung [Tätowierung] -- Eva Nienhold, Die Volkstracht -- Martin Wähler, Die deutsche Volksnahrung -- Walter Geisler, Siedlungsformen -- Heinrich Marzell, Der Bauerngarten -- Wilhelm Peßler, Das deutsche Bauernhaus -- Dorfkirche und Dorffriedhof -- Friedrich Maurer, Sprachgeographie -- Wilhelm Will, Die Volksprache -- Adolf Bach, Deutsche Eigennamen.

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        Illustrierte Flora von Mitteleuropa. Mit besonderer Berücksichtigung von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. Bände I, II, III/1, III/2, III/3, IV/1, IV/2, IV/3, V/1, V/2, V/3, V/4, VI/1, VI/2 und Band 7 (Registerband),

      Carl Hanser, München 1935-1974.. 7 Bände in 15 Bänden, 2. neubearbeitete Auflage ( Band 7 in 1. Auflage, Band VI/2 als Nachdruck der 1. Auflage!), umfangreiches Werk mit zahlreichen Abbildungen und zahlreichen meist farbigen Tafeln (teils noch Farblithographie), 4°, graues Original-Leinen mit Rückentitel, (Band 3/II in grünem Original-Leinen), Einbände vereinzelt leicht randstaubig (nur Band IV/1 stärker), Papier vereinzelt gering braunfleckig, Rücken teils aufgehellt, insgesamt noch gute und innen saubere Exemplar,. Band 6 in nur 2 Teilbänden (da der sehr umfangreiche Teilband VI/2 ja als durchgesehener Nachdruck der 1. Auflage vorliegt). Inhaltlich abgeschlossen! Band III/2 schon im Stile der späteren Lieferungen im grünen Leineneinband, inhaltlich aber dazugehörend.

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        Les Églises romanes de l'ancien diocèse de Chalon. Cluny et sa région.

      Protat frères, Mâcon, Imprimerie Protat frères 1935 - Livre d'occasion In-8, br., IX, 359 pp., 16 pl. et 2 plans repliés h.t. Condition : Couv. très lég. défraîchie, sinon très bon exemplaire. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Die gegenwartige Situation in der Quantenmechanik

      November–December, 1935. November–December, 1935. [In] Die Naturwissenschaften. Number 23, Volumes 48, 49, and 50. Large octavo (260 × 185 mm), 51 parts. Contemporary marbled boards, tan cloth backstrip, titles to spine gilt, yellow endpapers, red morocco label. Library shelf sticker to spine. Library ink stamp and accession number to title page, both cancelled. Lightly rubbed at extremities. Excellent condition. First editions, first impressions of all three papers comprising the "Schrödinger's Cat" thought experiment, bound as part of a complete year's set of Die Naturwissenschaften. Most copies appearing on the market have been rebound either as stand-alone sections of the journal or as a full year's set such as the present. Of the four sets that appear in auction records, only one comprised the three volumes in their original wrappers. Schrödinger's cat began life as a critique of the Copenhagen interpretation, which was developed by Heisenberg and Bohr and became the prevailing theory of quantum mechanics during the 1920s and 30s. This interpretation used probabilities to describe the results of quantum interactions, but Schrödinger, Einstein, and other scientists were sceptical of the Copenhagen theorists' inability to reconcile quantum probability with real-world events. In 1935 Einstein published an influential critique, the EPR paper, and in reply Schrödinger initiated a fruitful correspondence in which the two men discussed thought experiments that could shed light on the paradoxes of quantum mechanics. From these discussions Schrödinger developed an essay that, "poked at a core concept in quantum mechanics, namely that the timing of the emission of a particle from a decaying nucleus is indeterminate until it is actually observed. In the quantum world, a nucleus is in 'superposition,' meaning it exists simultaneously as being decayed and undecayed until it is observed, at which point its wave function collapses and it becomes either one or the other. This may be conceivable for the microscopic quantum realm, but it is baffling when one imagines the intersection between the quantum realm and our observable everyday world. So, Schrödinger asked in his thought experiment, when does the system stop being in a superposition incorporating both states and snap into being one reality?" (Isaacson, Einstein, p. 456). In a concrete example, the scientist asked what would happen to a cat put into a box with a poisonous gas that would only be released if the nucleus of a specific atom in the trigger disintegrated. To observers outside the box, who could not know the state of the atomic nucleus, the cat would simultaneously be both alive and dead, a state incompatible with the "common-sense" view of reality. Today Schrödinger's work is regarded as a classic of 20th-century physics, and is so ingrained in the popular consciousness that t-shirts featuring the cat are readily available.

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        I, Claudius : from the autobiography of Tiberius Claudius, born B.C. 10, murdered and deified A.D. 54; [with] Claudius the God and His Wife Messalina

      New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas [through 1935], MCMXXXIV [1934]. New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas [through 1935], MCMXXXIV [1934]. First Printing. Hardcover. First American Editions (no additional printings noted) in First State bindings. Tall, thick 8vo's: 494, with with title page vignette and folding genealogical table of Tree of the Imperial Family and Connexions; 583,[1], with title page vignette and two folding genealogical tables, of the Royal Family of the Herods and of the Tree of the Imperial Family. Publisher's navy blue cloth, spines stamped in gilt, medallions stamped in blind (I, Claudius) and gilt (Claudius the God) on upper covers; pictorial dust jackets, I, Claudius priced $3.00 with "recommended by the Book-of-the-Month Club" decal on upper cover, Claudius the God unpriced and unclipped. (Speculation abounds as to whether this is actually the book-club issue, but aside from the unpriced jacket it is otherwise identical to the first trade edition. What's more, the jacket's back panel contains a list of 40 Smith and Hass titles, all priced, highly unusual for any book-club edition.) An uncommonly bright set, about Fine (evidence of neat, partial book plate removal from upper paste down of Claudius the God), in better than Near Fine jackets without tears or chips but spine panels faded (as inevitably). Higginson A42b and A43b. & ¶ Graves's fictional autobiography of the Roman Emperor Claudius, using psychological realism in a story of political intrigue in first century Rome. Claudius the God and His Wife Messalina soon followed, and the publication of these books brought Graves international recognition and some financial stability. "Before Graves, this literary form was seldom other than a romance, contemporary to whatever age in which it was written and covered over with a thin veneer reminiscent of exotic climates and distant times and places. Graves, however, uses the form of the historical novel not to disguise the present but to explore and bring to light the past. . . . It is a measure of Graves’s talent and skill that he can make his evocation of the past seem real and vivid, even to those with a solid grounding in the history of the early Roman Empire." (Cyclopedia of Literary Characters) 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.

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        Bei Kitzbühel.

      u. re. m. Bleistift signiert Engelbert Lap: um 1935 .. Handdruck, Farbholzschnitt, Bild ohne Blattrand: 15 x18,5 cm. Auf dem vom Künstler selbst angefertigten Passepartout rückseitig handschriftlich bezeichnet: 'Nr. 114 - Bei Kitzbühel' - Tadelloser Zustand, gerahmt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gallus GmbH]
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        Inseln um Truk.

      Hamburg, Friederichsen, De Gruyter & Co., 1935.. 2 Bände. 1. Halbband: Lukunor-Inseln und Namoluk; Losap und Nama; Lemarafat, Namonuito oder Onoun; Pollap-Tamatam. / 2. Halbband: Polowat, Hok und Satowal. EA. Ergebnisse der Südsee-Expedition1908-1910. II. Ethnographie: Mikronesien Band 6. Mit sehr zahlreichen fotogr.Abb.auf zusammen 52 Tafeln; 4 Tafeln mit Farb-Zeichnungen und 395 Zeichnungen im Text sowie 23 Karten und Pläne. XVIII, 291 S. / XXII, 286 S. 4°. 1. Halbband OBr.; 2.Halbband HLdr. mit marmorierten Deckeln und Lederecken ( OBr.-Deckelmit-eingebunden). 1. Halbband in ausgezeichnetem Zustand, minimale Gebrauchsspuren; 2. Halbband nach altem Wasserschaden insgesamt leicht wellig, die ersten und letzten Seiten mit deutlichen Wasserrändern, sonst ebenfalls sehr guter Zustand.. Eines der sehr seltenen und gesuchten Werke aus der vielbändigen Reihe zur 'Hamburger Südsee Expedition'.

      [Bookseller: Kaiapo Fachantiquariat für Ethnologie de]
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        Le spectacle dest dans la rue.

      (Paris) Montrouge, Seine, Draeger Freres, (1935).. 31,4 x 24,5 cm. (20) Bl. (inkl. rot-farb. fliegende Vorsätze. Mit 15 (dv. 4 farb.) ganzs. Lithografien. Orig.-Spiralbindung mit blindgepr. bzw. dreifarb. gedrucktem Titel auf dem vorderen Umschlag mit Pergaminschutzumschlag.. Erste Ausgabe. - Sorgfältig gedruckte zum Teil farbige Wiedergaben von 15 Plakaten des Art Deco Künstlers A.M Cassandre (1901-1968). Vorwort von Blaise Cendrars. - Sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        Book of Practical Television.

      London: The Amalgamated Press Limited, 1935 - Octavo. Original dark blue cloth, titles to spine gilt, titles and television design to upper board in blind. With the dust jacket. Corners bumped, a couple of small spots in the contents. Cloth fresh. An excellent copy in the rubbed, dulled, and slightly creased jacket with some small chips and short closed tears. Frontispiece and 62 plates, line drawings throughout. First edition, first impression. A lovely copy, rare in the dust jacket. This detailed and copiously illustrated volume covers in-depth the early history and technology of the television, with numerous practical examples and instructional diagrams. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        "Bamberg. Dom u. Domherrenhäuser". Ansicht der Fachwerkhäuser, im Hintergrund die Turmspitzen des Doms.

      . Aquarell von Rudolph Brabandt, links unten sign., um 1935, 39,5 x 29,5 cm.. Vollmer Bd. 1, S. 291. - Rudolph Brabandt wurde 1902 in Leipzig geboren. Er besuchte die Akademie für graphische Künste in Leipzig, war Mitgleid des Schweizer Lithographenbundes und arbeitete für J.J. Weber, Orell-Füßli und Oscar Brandstetter. Er starb 1973 in Leipzig. - Prächtige Vedute auf festem Zeichenkarton. Verso bezeichnet und ausgepreist "DM 165.-".

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        Lluna I Llanterna.

      La Mirada - Proa - Joan Sallent, Sabadell 1935 - 236pp. en papel de hilo. =Tirada de 75 ejemplares numerados (nº45). Perfecto ejemplar con una bonita encuadernación a plena piel, fileteada en oro. Lomera con pequeño mosaico de una luna y estrellas. Corte superior dorado. 8º [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        (deutsch-amerikanische Schauspielerin und Sängerin, 1901 / Berlin bis 1992 / Paris).

      . Konvolut: 1.: Original-Porträt-Photographie / Carte Cabinet von Erich Sellin, Hof-Photograph / Berlin W. / Unter den Linden 19; Abzug auf Albumin-Papier (19 (H) x 10 cm) auf Karton montiert (21 (H) x 10,5 cm), mit vorderseitigem unteren und hinteren ganzseitigen Firmen-Werbeaufdruck in Gold-Druck u. Kanten-Vergoldung. Zeigt die -vielleicht 3-jährige - Marlene im Spitzenkleid mit Haarschleifen auf Stuhl stehend. - 2.: Vergrößerter (34 (H) x 26,5 cm) - späterer - O-Abzug mit Halb-Porträt-Abb.der etwas älteren Marlene (handschriftlich rs.: 'Marlene / 7 Jahre jung') ohne Photographen-Angabe oder Zudruck (Ecken u. rechte u. untere Kante knickfaltig bzw.bestoßen, 2 geringe Knickfalten im unteren Innenbereich des Photos; sonst gut erhalten). 3.: kleinformatiges O-Photo (9 (H) x 11,5 cm), rs. - später beschriftet 'aufgenommen ca 1935 / Tochter Maria (Riva) / von Rudi Sieber u. Frau Marlene', ohne Photographen-Angabe oder Zudruck; zeigt Tochter Riva im Kranken(?)bett halb sitzend, mit bewunderndem Blick auf Photo Ihrer glamourösen Mutter..

      [Bookseller: Internet-Antiquariat Faust2000 Harald Ho]
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        Der Schmerzensmann - Typengeschichte eines deutschen Andachtsbildwerkes von 1300 bis 1600,

      Berlin, Deutscher Verein für Kunstwissenschaft (= Forschungen zur deutschen Kunstgeschichte, Band 7), 1935,. Erstausgabe, 4°, IX, 157 Textseiten sowie 175 Lichtdruck-Abbildungen auf 88 Tafelseiten, heller original Leineneinband mit schwarzer Deckel- und Rückenbeschriftung, alter besitzervermerk (in Sütterlin) auf vorderem Innendeckel, Widmung von 1948 und Widmungsergänzung von 1974 auf Vorsatzseite, sonst ein schönes, sauberes Exemplar (Ti2). Inhalt: Vorwort / Einleitung / 1. Teil: Sinn und Bedeutung des Schmerzenmanns / 2. Teil: Die Typen des Schmerzensmanns in der Plastik vom Anfang des 14. bis zum Ende des 16. Jahrhunderts / 3. Teil: Die typischen Formen der Schmerzensmannsplastik und die historische Stile Gotik und Spätgotik / Anhang: Register und Nachweise

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Orban & Streu]
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      Limited Editions Club, New York 1935 - Brown buckram decorated and lettered in gilt. Housed in a paper board slipcase. Edition limited to 1500 copies signed by the Illustrator Henri Matisse. This is copy #1331. Six etchings printed by hand plus 20 drawings by Matisse. Includes promotional material from the LEC dated October 1935. Slipcase slightly soiled. But a fine copy of the book. Quarto [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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        Albumblatt mit eigenh. Datum und U.

      O. O., 31. Januar 1935.. 1 S. 8vo.. Mit alt montiertem Portrait (Zeitungsausschnitt). - Am linken Rand etwas knapp (bis leicht in die Datierung hinein) beschnitten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Death of a Harlot

      William Godwin, Inc New York [1935] - First Edition. H. R. dustjacket art. Early Hubin listed mystery novel to concern prostitution and pimping. "Can a prostitute reform is a question raised in this extraordinary novel. Vivid and thrilling, with every element of suspense and passion, this intriguing novel is not a cheap attempt at sensationalism but a real contribution to a better understanding of that age-old problem - prostitution." Characters in the novel include: "Pye, a minister's son who becomes a procurer. Clarice, a brilliant, over-sexed girl who becomes a prostitute by inclination. Laura, the beautiful but not overly-bright daughter of a day laborer who becomes a prostitute from economic necessity. Raymond, an idealistic young man who thinks prostitution is purely an economic problem and who devotes his life to saving a girl he thinks he has ruined". Fabulously risqué title published by the leader of such novels from this period. Very scarce. Almost Near Fine in a Very Good or Near Fine dustjacket with only few minor signs of wear. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      - Gran manuscrit Original de Josep M. de Sagarra. Fragment de la Divina Comèdia. 25x32, 1935.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        THE 39 STEPS (Presentation Photographic Album from the 1935 British Film Adaptation)

      London: Lime Grove Studios, 1935. London: Lime Grove Studios, 1935. [Buchan, John] THE 39 STEPS. London: Lime Grove Studios, [1935]. Presentation Album (possibly unique, more likely one of a very limited number of copies) given to a high-ranking executive at Gaumont-British Picture Company in 1935 chronicling the making of the film adaptation of John Buchan's 1915 Adventure/Thriller classic by movie director Alfred Hitchcock (whose career was launched by this film). The 11" by 8" album is in superb original condition, its brown diamond-patterned boards and matching ribbon still fresh, glossy and bright with little sign of wear. The title "The 39 Steps" has been done up in white-inked calligraphy with diamond-shaped flourishes. The album contains 205 original linen-backed 3" x 5" studio publicity and action stills including multiple photos of every scene, every actor, every set, and 27 behind-the-scenes candid photos of Hitchcock and crew while filming. The screenplay adaptation by Charles Bennett and Ian Hay greatly improved upon Buchan's efforts by adding better plot twists, more original characters, and memorable new scenes; the film starred Robert Donat and Madeleine Carroll and their banter, stylish and sophisticated, began a tradition that films of today still try to emulate. THE 39 STEPS has a plot that literally launched a film genre: On vacation in London, Canadian Richard Hannay gets wrapped up in a spy hunt when a German double-agent, Miss Smith, is murdered in his apartment. He becomes the prime suspect, and in his search for the real murderer, he abducts an attractive and witty blonde named Pamela. As the two hide and seek their way around Britain, Pamela comes to trust Richard, and they slowly fall in love. In the end, Richard uncovers the spy ring and finally proves his innocence. Furthermore, the themes that run through THE 39 STEPS would forever fascinate Hitchcock, appearing again and again in his films throughout his career. "An innocent man wrongly accused; the potential for suspense in train travel; happy marriages vs. miserable unions; the ability of an ordinary man to respond to extraordinary events; bumbling efforts by police; and of course, mildly racy scenes with smart, icy blondes who may not be interested - at least, not right away." (Classic Film Reviews). The Gaumont Company (under different names at different times) made 721 films between 1902 and 1950 of which THE 39 STEPS is arguably its single finest achievemen. The British Film Institute ranked it as the fourth great British film of all time. While a few of these photos were used for publicity purposes, most surely are unpublished. An artifact which has it all: importance, rarity, quality, and fine original condition. . Printed Wrappers. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Lakin & Marley Rare Books]
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        The Mediterranean

      Cassell, London 1935 - Inscribed by Author. Decorated with numerous full page drawings by Edward Ardizzone. A charming, colour pictorial half title page. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 247 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, but spine is faded/sunned. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Edges greyed with dust marks. Illustrator: Edward Ardizzone. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Natural History & Resources; England; Inscribed by Author. Inventory No: 70288. For further information on this title, click on the "Ask Bookseller a Question" link directly underneath. We will reply within 24 hours. Alternatively you can order right now (inclusive of shipping options) from the "add to Basket" button top right-hand corner. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Drugstore. The Saga of an American Institution

      New York: The Macaulay Company, 1935. New York: The Macaulay Company,, 1935. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and upper board in blue. With the dust jacket. Cloth fresh, only very lightly rubbed at the extremities. An excellent copy in the jacket that is rubbed and nicked along the edges with some worn spots, a scratch down the lower panel, and some small tape repairs to the verso, but overall bright. First edition, first printing. Rare, particularly so in the dust jacket. This novel revolves around an American drugstore and the characters associated with it. Authors Furman and Hadley had each written one crime novel, and Furman is also known for The Interne, his collaboration with Harlem Renaissance author Wallace Thurman on a scathing expose of urban hospitals.

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        Libro del Ajedrez, de sus problemas y sutilezas. De autor Arabe desconocido. Segun el MS. Arab. Add. 7515 (Rich) del Museo Britanico.

      Madrid, Estanislao Maestre, 1935.. 8vo. 2 vols. (8), 257, (5), 247, (3) pp. (III)-CXXIX, (3), 245, (7) pp. Original printed wrappers (professional repairs; 2nd vol. has facsimile front cover).. First edition of this mediaeval Arabic treatise on chess, the manuscript of which (dated AH 655/AD 1257) is kept at the British Museum, offering the text together with a Spanish translation and commentary. Modern chess gradually developed from the Arabic game of "Shatranj", which had come to the Arabs from India via the Persian Empire; the first Arabic chess treatises appeared as early as the 10th century, a notable author being the poet as-Suli. - Bindings somewhat rough at the edges; interior well-preserved. - GAL S I, p. 905, no. 1 b. OCLC 865325410.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        mehrfarbiger Siebdruck in dieser von Sawada einzigartigen Weise),

      o. Ang, oj. - Format 54x84cm, gutes Ex., Nachtlandschaft mit orangefarbenem Hintergrund), (Tetsuro Sawada (1935-1999), (Bild kann auf Wunsch per Mail gesendet werden), (DSCF3936.jpg),

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        Anthology of Wine

      Essex: Houldershaw. Essex: Houldershaw. hardcover. fine. Foreword by Andre Simon. Black & white illustrations. 78 pages, tall slim 8vo, handsomely rebound in 3/4 burgundy morocco, gilt spine, marbled boards, t.e.g. Essex: Houldershaw, n.d. ca. 1935. Scarce. Fine.

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        Accion de Espana en Africa. Tomo I: Iberos y bereberes./ Tomo II. Cristianos y musulmanes de Occidente./ Tom III: El reparto de Africa. Descubrimiento, colonizacion, conquista y convenios hasta la paz de Versalles. - Aus: Comision Historica de las Campans de Marruecos./ Ministerio del Ejercito. - Servicio Historico Militar.

      Madrid. Geografico and Cartografico Talleres.1935-41.. 3 Vol. 27 x 19 cm. X, 296 P., IX, 295 P., VIII, 162 P. Red Cloth with gilt back. Very good condition.. El presente volumen es la primera de las publicaciones de el Servicio Historico Militar, y es el segundo de la obra " Accion de Espana en Africa " que habia sido comenzada por la extinguida Comision Historica de las Campana de Marruecos. El primer volumen se titulo " Iberos y Bereberes ". Una de las misiones asignades a este Servicio Historico es la de continuar la labor que comenzo la Comision citada, en lo que afecta a Africa.; Se publica este volumen bajo el titulo general de los dos anteriores, aunque en el se tratan cuestiones que no afectan a la accion de Espana en Africa, porque esta accion, que tanto nos interesa, fue transcendente, en el periodo historico que estudiamos, pues dentro de el, tuvieron lugar la Conferencia de Algeciras, los Tratados que afectaron a Espana respecto al Protectorado de Marruecos, el Estatuto de Tanger, y en 1909 se inicio en Marruecos nuestra guerra, que aun continuaba al llegar la Paz der Versalles. Complemento de esa accion espanola son las disposiciones legales dictadas durante ese periodo, para nuestros Protectorados y para las posesiones espanolas del Sahara y del Golfo de Guinea, muchas de ellas de interes internacional.; - With Illustr. - Handwritten Notice on book end paper, Paper bronzy, otherwise in very clean condition. Spanish Language.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Hassold]
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        Express, Fahrrad.

      Niederseditz bei Dresden, Aktiengesellschaft für Kunstdruck, o.J. (um 1935).. Farbiger Offsetdruck. Bildformat: 77 x 52 cm.. Werbeplakat. - Faltknicke, teilzeise leicht beschädigt.

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        Antonin Raymond: His Work in Japan 1920-1935

      Tokyo: Johnan Shoin, 1935. Tokyo: Johnan Shoin, 1935. First edition. Oblong spiral bound. Text in English and Japanese with a preface by Elle Faure and with an article by Antonin and Noemi P. Raymond. A beautifully printed book with numerous black and white photographs and drawings. An about good copy with wear to the wrappers, an owner name to the front panel, a former owner blind stamp to the front free endpaper and some other minor wear. Still, a very presentable copy of this uncommon classic.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Fifteen Old Nursery Rhymes, with Coloured Linocuts

      Bristol, UK: Perpetua Press, 1935. Bristol, UK: Perpetua Press, 1935. Quarto. First edition, one of 150 copies printed by David Bland and Vivian Ridler at the Perpetua Press, which they ran between 1931 and 1936, when they were still in their early twenties. A collection of English nursery rhymes with a hand-colored, illustrated title page, and fifteen full-page hand-colored linocuts by the illustrator Biddy Darlow. The rhymes include "Baby Bunting," "Daffy Down Dilly," "Three Wise Men of Gotham," "Hot Cross Buns," and "Simple Simon." Fifteen Old Nursery Rhymes was chosen as one of the First Edition Club's "50 Best Books of the Year" for 1935, and Vivian Ridler later printed the Bible on which Queen Elizabeth II swore her coronation oath in 1953. He also served as the printer to the University of Oxford from 1958 to 1978, and revived the Perpetua Press imprint during the 1970. Very fine in a variant binding of sage-green cloth over ecru cloth, wrapped in a mylar dust jacket.

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        The Particle Problem in the General Theory of Relativity

      Lancaster, PA: The Lancaster Press for The American Physical Society, July 1,, 1935. Lancaster, PA: The Lancaster Press for The American Physical Society, July 1,, 1935. [Offprint from] The Physical Review, Volume 48, Number 1. 5 page offprint. Original green wrappers printed in black. Wrappers a little rubbed and marked, corners creased, small dark scuff to upper wrapper. A very good copy. Offprint of this important paper predicting the existence of wormholes, also known as Einstein-Rosen bridges. "In the last decades of his life, Albert Einstein tried endlessly to unify electromagnetism with his own theory of gravity, general relativity. These efforts are mostly now regarded as quixotic, but a short proposal written in 1935 with a colleague has survived in unlikely fashion as the source of science-fiction ideas for speeding across the universe by means of 'wormholes' through spacetime. From the modern perspective, the paper also illustrates how general relativity posed mathematical and conceptual difficulties that foxed even its creator. Einstein and Nathan Rosen, both at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, wanted to rid physics of singularities–points where mathematical quantities become infinite or otherwise ill-defined–such as the concept of a particle that has all its mass concentrated into an infinitely small geometrical point… They imagined a path tracing radially inward. Instead of trying to cross the imaginary spherical shell at the singular radius and proceeding down to the center, Einstein and Rosen showed how to match the path onto another track that emerges outward again–but into a separate section of spacetime. Imagine funnel shapes pulled out of two adjacent rubber sheets and connected at their necks, providing a continuous, tube-shaped path from one surface to the other. This construction makes a smooth connection or bridge between two distinct pieces of spacetime" (Lindley, Focus: The Birth of Wormholes, The Physical Review, March 25, 2005).

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

      New York, The Limited Editions Club, 1935. Gr4°. (30,2 x 23,6 cm) 363 S., zweifarbig gedruckt, Vorder- u. Stehanten unbeschnitten, die 6 Radierungen und mit den jeweiligen Radierungen beigebundenen 20 Illustrationen (nach vorbereitenden Zeichnungen von Henri Matisse, mehrfarbig und in unterschiedlichen Formaten). O-Leinen mit reicher Goldprägung (Gestaltung LeRoy H. Appleton) in leinenbezogenem O-Schuber. Handschriftl. nummeriert "59" von ca. 250 Exemplaren, von Henri Matisse (mit Bleistift) signiert. Kopfschnitt mit kleinen Stockflecken, Einband mit Relief-Goldprägung (diese leicht berieben u. Rückengoldpr. gedunkelt), Buchblock locker, nur noch unten in der Hängung eingebunden. Sonst gut erhalten. "The Artist and the Book 197".. Die Radierungen und Illustrationen wurden von Henri Matisse eigens für dieses Buch geschaffen. Die Radierungen in der "vernis mou" (Weichgrund-)Technik, die Matisse nur in diesem Buch ausgeübt haben soll. Ebenfalls im Buch eingebunden (in verschiedenen Größen) sind Reproduktionen der Vorzeichnungen für die Radierungen.

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        Everybody's Pepys. The Diary of Samuel Pepys 1660-1669

      , 1935. 1935. Pepys For The MassesIllustrated By A MaestroBound By a Master[RIVIERE and Son, binder]. PEPYS, Samuel. Everybody's Pepys. The Diary of Samuel Pepys 1660-1669. Abridged from the Complete Copyright Text and Edited by O.F. Morshead. With 60 Illustrations by Ernest H. Shepard. London: G. Bell and Sons, 1935. First Shepard-illustrated edition. Octavo (7 3/8 x 4 5/8 in; 188 x 117 mm). xxiii, [1], 570 pp. Sixty full page black and white illustrations. Bound by Riviere and Son in contemporary full blue crushed morocco with handsome strapwork frame in gilt enclosing an eight-color onlaid morocco centerpiece reproducing Shepard's illustration at p. 400, "And so to bed." Gilt-rolled turn-ins. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Afine and very attractive copy.Samuel Pepys (1633 - 1703) was an English naval administrator and Member of Parliament who is now most famous for detailed private diary he kept from 1660 until 1669, first published in the 19th century. It is one of the most important primary sources for the English Restoration period, providing a combination of personal revelation and eyewitness accounts of great events, such as the Great Plague of London, the Second Dutch War, and the Great Fire of London. It has never been out of print since its initial publication.Ernest H. Shepard is best known as the original and celebrated illustrator of A.A. Milne's classic series of Pooh books. 'The managing director of G. Bell and Sons wrote to Shepard inviting him to illustrate an abridged edition of Pepys' Diary. Shepard considered that this would be a full year's work and asked £600. The publisher said that they could not pay such a sum on a book with a doubtful saleable value and suggested an advance payment of £150 plus a royalty of ten percent on sales. Shepard reluctantly agreed to this but it proved a worthwhile risk as he continued to receive royalties from the book some fifty years later...Everybody's Pepys was published in the autumn of 1926 and was an immediate success" (Chandler, The Man Who Drew Pooh, pp. 85, 95).Robert Riviere (1808–1882), bookbinder, was born in London in 1808. On leaving school, in 1824, he apprenticed with Messrs. Allman, the booksellers, of Princes Street, Hanover Square. In 1829 he established himself at Bath as a bookseller, and subsequently as a bookbinder in a small way, employing only one man. But not finding sufficient scope for his talents in that city, he came in 1840 to London, where he commenced business as a bookbinder. The excellent workmanship and good taste displayed in his bindings gradually won for them the appreciation of connoisseurs, and he was largely employed by the Duke of Devonshire, Mr. Christie-Miller, Captain Brooke, and other great collectors. He also bound for the queen and the royal family. In the Great Exhibition of 1851 he exhibited several examples of his skill, and he obtained a medal. The bindings of Riviere, in the quality of the materials, the forwarding, and in the finish and delicacy of the tooling are deserving of almost unqualified commendation. His bindings are wonderful specimens of artistic taste, skill, and perseverance. Riviere bequeathed his business to this son-in-law in 1880, and the name of the firm was changed to Riviere & Son. Bayntun of Bath acquired Riviere c. 1930.

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      Macmillan , 1935. Macmillan , 1935. First edition. Original green embossed cloth with gilt titles in (supplied) dustwrapper designed by Sykes. Authors' presentation copy, inscribed on the front end paper by both authors to Diane and Robert Abdy. From Robert Byron, "To Diane and Bertie from Richard Waughburton 4 July 1935", and from Christopher Sykes, "With many thanks for loan of character, though everyone thinks it's Sachie." A very good copy, with a little wear to the spine ends and back panel, in a very good dustwrapper indeed, which shows a a little wear to the corners. Illustrated throughout in line by Sykes. A fine association. Sir Robert Adby was close friends with Byron and Sykes and their circle including Evelyn Waugh, Nancy Mitford, and Gertrude Stein. The principal character of the novel, Sir Constantine Bruce, is based on Abdy, as Sykes alludes to in his presentation inscription. He is described as "a man of keen aesthetic sensibility . . . disinclined, in fact positively unable to live in ugliness", rather like Adby who was an antique collector who sought to surround himself with beautiful objects. Bruce, like Adby, has a keen interest in architecture and journeys to the Middle-East in search of the Moslem principals of chromatic architecture which he plans to use in his redesign of his Scottish estate. Comedy ensues as Bruce's naivety embroils him with the Military Intelligence. Byron and Sykes wrote the book whilst in Persia (Byron gathering material for The Road to Oxiana), and one can see strains of Sykes in the horseplay passages interspersed with essays by Byron on Islamic architecture and Persian national character. Presentation copies by Robert Byron are rarely encountered in commerce.

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      New York: The Limited Editions Club,, 1935. New York: The Limited Editions Club,, 1935. With an Introduction by Stuart Gilbert and Illustrations by Henri Matisse. Quarto. Original dark red cloth, titles and decorations to spine gilt, decoration to front cover gilt, top edge speckled red, others untrimmed, text printed in double columns. Housed in the original slipcase. With 6 soft-ground etchings and 19 drawings printed on coloured paper. Spine ends slightly rubbed, slight offsetting to plates, front inner hinge cracked to gauze lining but still firm. An excellent copy in worn slipcase. Signed limited edition, number 962 of 1500 copies signed by the artist. Matisse chose subjects from the Odyssey for the etchings and each piece is accompanied by several preliminary studies printed on either yellow or blue paper.

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        Canciones morenas.

      "Edición de los amigos". Edición de autor., Córdoba. 1935 - Esta 1ª edición es rarísima de encontrar. Este poeta fue fusilado por las tropas franquistas en 1937 a los 26 años. Para muchos criticos era un émulo del estilo popular y romanceril de Garcia Lorca. Dedicatoria del autor en el año 1935. Muy buen estado. Very good condition. Tiene un pequeño roce en parte superior del lomo, iniciando un leve despegue de lomo. Intonso. Rústica editorial ilustrada por preciosa ilustración de Juan Aguayo. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      Tarzana, California: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers,, [1935]. Tarzana, California: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers,. [1935]. original pebbled blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange, top edge stained red, fore and bottom edges rough trimmed.. Neat owner's signature on the front free endpaper. A fine copy in a. very good first state (laminated) four-color pictorial dust jacket. (reproducing wraparound painting by J. Allen St. John) with light. wear at spine ends and corner tips, mostly upper spine end, and. clipped price. A nice example of the jacket. (#148411). First edition. Bleiler (1978), p. 36. Reginald 02323. Heins LeM-1.

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        Fotoalbum ua. Ostlandtagung VDA Marienburg 1935 Königsberg Marke und Foto, Ausweis für Volksbund für das Deutschtum im Ausland, Danzig, Abfahrt in Danzig und umschiffen in Zoppot, Könisberg, Kreuzer Königsberg,, Ostmesse, Stärkemeldung VDA, Festzug, mit Ehrenabordnungen der Wehrmachtsbereiche, Trachtenumzug, Fahrt nach Masuren, Lyck, Deutsche und Polen legen Kranz nieder, Parade, Osterrode, Danzig, Marienburg, 212 Fotos verschiedene Bildformate

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        The Business of Exploring

      G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York - 1935, 1st Edition. (Hardcover) Good to very good in good dust jacket. xix,288pp. Octavo. Photographically-illustrated dust jacket over grey cloth boards with red lettering and red and black ruling to front board and spine. Shelfwear and bumping to edges of boards, corners and spine. Rear hinge starting. Dust jacket with wear and chips to edges, including two missing pieces to head and tail of spine. Spine faded. Top edge died red. Foxing to edges of text block and fist few leaves, else internally clean. Inscribed and signed on frontispiece by Roy Chapman Andrews. A fascinating account of exploring by the inspiration for the Hollywood character Indiana Jones. Illustrated throughout with photographic plates. Inscribed copies of this title in jacket are becoming scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Südliche Stadt. Oel auf Leinwand.

      1935 - 1935 Bildgrösse 60x70 cm. Unten rechts signiert und datiert (19)35. Gerahmt 64x74 cm. Alfred Marxer, bekannter Schweizer Künster. Lehre als Dekorationsmaler (wie sein Vater). Danach an der Akademie München bei Gabriel von Hackl und Rudolf von Seitz. 1904 Weiterbildung an der Privatschule von Wilhelm von Debschitz, München. Stark beeinflusst von Franz von Stuck und Albert Marquet und Paul Cézanne. 1914 in Paris. Ab 1915 in Kilchberg ansässig. Werke in Diversen Mussen und Sammlungen der Schweiz. - Lit: Hans A. Lüthy: Der Kilchberger Maler Alfred Marxer.

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        THE BOX OF DELIGHTS or When the Wolves Were Running

      Heinemann , 1935. Heinemann , 1935. First edition. 8vo. Original blue cloth in attractive pictorial dustwrapper. A very good copy indeed, with a little spotting to the boards, in a near fine dustwrapper, which has some tanning to the spine and a little foxing to the upper panel, but is bright and crisp, with just a little wear to head of the spine. An attractive copy. Written whilst the author was poet laureate it is his most famous foray into children's literature, and has a strong fantasy element which anticipates Tolkien's The Hobbit by two years. Surprisingly hard to acquire in a dustwrapper, particularly one in good condition.

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      Harrap , 1935. Harrap , 1935. First Rackham edition, deluxe issue, number 166 of 460 copies, signed by Rackham on the limitation page. 4to. Original full vellum with gilt titles and decoration. Top edge gilt, others uncut. A near fine copy, in custom made fleece lined slipcase. Pictorial endpapers with striking silhouette designs (faint tape marking to corners). Twelve tipped-in colour plates by Rackham, as well as seventeen full page black and white illustrations and eleven smaller line drawings in the text. Rackham described his images for these stories as, "... so horrible I was beginning to frighten myself."

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        Jugend erlebt Deutschland. Mit Aufnahmen von Heinrich Hoffmann und Texten von Siegfried Zoglmann. Den jungen Vorposten des Deutschtums in aller Welt gewidmet ca. 100 Fotos - Geleitwort v. Baldur v. Schirach. Nicht paginiert, ohne Jahresangabe, 1935, Es gibt keinen SU. Fest gebunden. Papiermängel ohne Textverlust am Titel und Rückdeckel, sonst sehr gut. Erscheint...

      Verlag für soziale Ethik und Kunstpflege, 1935 (Intern: SZ). 24 x 18 cm, unpaginiert, Hardcover,. gutes Exemplar, s. Abb. - weitere Fotos gerne auf Anfrage

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        Robes de soirée".

      - Impressions en couleurs, 2 signées en bas à gauche, (1935), 30 x 19 cm. On reconnaît dans le graphisme de BENIGNI les caractéristiques de la mode des années 30 qui reviennent à plus de classicisme, avec des robes longues, cintrées, qui reprennent les plis, les volants, ainsi que les influences extra-européennes, admirées au début du siècle et portées par l'Exposition Coloniale de 1931. Infimes usures. Livres

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      London: Lovat Dickson & Thompson Limited,, 1935. London: Lovat Dickson & Thompson Limited,, 1935. Octavo. Original speckled white and blue cloth, titles to spine in blue, top edge blue. With the illustrated dust jacket. Spine dusty and lightly cocked, top edge faded, fore edge and endpapers tanned. An excellent copy in lightly rubbed jacket with toned spine and slightly nicked extremities. First edition, first impression of Trumbo's first novel. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the half-title: "To Betty and Morton Grant. Here's the book! Thanks awfully for the encouragement and criticism which helped so much toward making it a better job than it might have been. Dalton Trumbo 1/16/36." Morton Grant was a fellow screenwriter and was, like Trumbo, blacklisted by the US House Un-American Activities Committee.

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        Eshegodnik Obschtschestwa architektorow Chudoshnikow.

      Leningrad, Leningradskogo Sojus Sowetskich Architektorow, 1935.. XIV Bypusk. [Jahrbuch der Gesellschaft der Architektur-Künstler. Jahrgang XIV. Text russisch]. 4°. Illustr. und blindgepr. OLwdbd. 3 Bll., 272 Tafelss, 5 Bll. mit sehr zahlr. Abb.. Erste Ausgabe. - Herausragendes Architekturjahrbuch, das u.a. die Entwürfe von Boris Iofan für das Lenindenkmal enthält. - Slg.Getty 189. Nicht bei Senkevitch. - Buchblock etwas gelockert, durchgehend etwas fingerfleckig, Vorsatz geknickt, insgesamt aber gut erhalten.

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        Taps At Reveille

      Scribners, New York 1935 - Pages just slightly toned, else near fine, finely bound in recent full black morocco, raised bands with gilt title and decorations on spine. Orinal binding spine bound in at rear. A very nice copy of this first edition, in a very handsome binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        144 original Hefte sowie 25 Faksimileausgaben (zusammen 169 Hefte)

      - Freya, Hiedenau 1935-1939. Je 48 Seiten, illustr. Brosch. Enthält die Original-Heftnummern: 12/ 23/ 25/ 28/ 30-58/ 60-123/ 125-129/ 131-133/ 135-137/ 140-144/ 146-157/ 161/ 163-171/ 173/ 176/ 188/189/ 192/ 196/ 208/ 210. Nachdrucke mit den Nummern 1-11/ 13-18/ 19-22/ 24/ 26/ 27/ 29. Ordentlicher guter Zustand, s [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT NOTES IN DEFENCE OF ROMANTICISM Written in the form of two letters to Nevill Coghill

      c., 1935. c., 1935. Two lengthy undated autograph letters, some 2500 words in total, written on two closely written sides of foolscap exam paper and four sides of exercise book paper to close friend and fellow Inkling, Nevill Coghill, both signed C.S.L. The letters are in reality the intellectual bones of an essay in defence of Romanticism in literature, much of which is similar in style and outlook to a number of essays published in Rehabilitations (OUP, 1939), particularly, "Shelley, Dryden, and Mr. Eliot". A superb example of Lewis at his most bombastic on his favourite subject of defending the the unfashionable Romantics. The forensic nature of Lewis's arguments and his visceral dislike of Dryden is consistent with his early critical writings. The first letter starts by saying that Coghill and fellow inkling Hugo Dyson are to "dine with me on Tuesday next at 7.15. I was so confused when we last talked that I shd like to prepare for a clearer continuation of the discussion by setting out the position on which I think we really disagree with you." Lewis lists four numbered points, Urbanity: "...I want people to become "men of the world," so long as the world (mundus) is understood in the proper sense - to mean Reality... and a man has more chance of reaching the semper et unique by getting to the heart of his own village than by running up to Hellenistic Alexandria, to Seventeenth Century Paris, or to the London of Swift...." Criticism: "A satire of Pope's may be as good in its way as an ode of Keats...It is not always realised how barren this point of view is. If you stick to the "in its way", then... why not a perfect cancer or perfect blockhead!... Sooner or later we must let criticism take account of the thing done as well as of the success in doing it.... this gives objectivity to criticism: for if a man is not more certain of his whole philosophy that he is of his aesthetic thrills... he had better join the ladies while serious discussions are going on." Romanticism: "The universal form of human experience, being mature, not corrupted, is the contrast between experience and something not experienced, which is nevertheless the object of desire... Thus in Pagan epic (Beowulf, Homer) it appears negatively... In Dante both sides of the contrast are fully expressed... In Romanticism the contrast is expressed in the form of longing (Sehnsuht) [sic.]..." Neo-Classicism: "I do not say that such literature is not enjoyable, but contend that it is essentially quaint + barbarous... it is always attempting to please not in itself but by its clever resemblance to something else..." There follows a lengthy p.s., "As to your pioneer position with regard to a revival of interest in the Neo Classicists + a movement against Romanticism... I think you are wrong in matter of fact...". Lewis suggests that there is "in all contemporary writing a kind of conspiracy to condemn romanticism without trial...", and that this is financially motivated, "this popularity... depends on the reviewers and other agents of publicity. And they depend on finance... There is [between "Big Business and Bolshevism"] a common materialism, a common antitheism... of which Romanticism was the last expression." The second letter is essentially a continuation of the first, "I find it impossible not to continue...", apparently without response from Coghill. Lewis starts by going into more detail and clarifying or adding balance to the views of the first letter. Urbanity is now titled "Village v. Alexandria", "only an exceptional ass will think he can make a complete induction from the society of the village green: but quite a sensible man may be dazzled into supposing that he can do so from living through a season at Alexandria...." Lewis concludes that they are fundamentally in agreement on Criticism, "The esse of poetry is that it produces wisdom...", and introduces a new theme of "Aristocratic + Democratic Literature", in which Lewis defines two meanings the word aristocracy "A ... a self conscious group bound together by the hereditary practice of Virtue in the Pagan sense... B ... bound together by any code of behaviour good or bad...", explaining that "in the A sense there may be aristocratic literature. It will not be the very best...". Lewis continues that "Neo-Classicism is the literature for a B aristocracy. This is shown by its lack of manliness and nobility.", condemning Dryden as a proponent, "should have such a fawning eunuch of a bard whipped". Later Lewis compares quotes of Pope and Keats, adding rhetorically, "which is more quaint... Which has in a higher degree the qualities of gravitas + constantia." Nevill Coghill (1899-1980), met Lewis as a postgraduate at Oxford in 1923, both taking a second degree in English in one year under F.P. Wilson. In the Hilary term of 1924 they became good friends, "A week later they went for the first of many walks, over the Cumnor Hills, walking almost as fast as they talked of the books they were reading under Wilson and having "thunderous disagreements and agreements." (Sayer - Jack, C.S. Lewis and His Times) Both became members of the Coalbiter Club set up by J.R.R. Tolkien. The demise of the Coalbiter in 1933 coincided with the founding of The Inklings which Coghill was a regular at from the start. These letters give rare first hand evidence of the lively discussions that took place amongst Inklings and how such developed into the published work of their members.

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        Vue de deux Ponts (L'ile Rousseau, Geneve). Lithographie auf Bütten. 1935. Rechts unten in Bleistift signiert.

      . 21,8 : 32,3 auf 35,8 : 46,6 cm..

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        MAN TRACKS

      Angus and Robertson 1935 - True first edition.Red Cloth covers with black titles to spine and front cover.Spine lightly darkened,minor edge wear,wonderfull cover.Block is tight and sound,Maps to paste down and prelim.Front internal hinge cracked,holding with cloth 50%.Book plate on reverse of frontis.No names etc.39 photographic plates throughout book.The mounted police in the Australian wilds.No DW.Rare copy [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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