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        National Velvet

      Morrow, New York 1935 - Drawings by Laurian Jones. Handsomely rebound in 3/4 green morocco, marbled boards. New York: William Morrow, 1935. First Edition. Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Die Oberbayerischen Stifte. Die grossen Heistätten deutscher Kirchenkunst

      Mchn., Manz (1935).. 2 Bde. in 1 geb. gr.-8°. 237; 167 S. Mit mehreren Taf. OLn. Mit Rückengoldpräg. Bd. 1: Die Benediktiner-, Cisterzienser- und Augustiner Chorherrenstifte. Bd. 2: Die Prämonstratenserstifte, die Klöster Altomünster und Altenhohenau, die Collegienstifte, der Deutsch- und der Malteserorden, die nachmittelalterlichen begüterten Orden und Stifte.

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        Progress of Stories.

      London: The Seizin Press, Deyá Majorca, and Constable & Co Ltd, 1935 - Octavo. Original light green cloth, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. A little wear to corners and ends of spine, spine and edges of boards tanned, contents tanned. A very good copy in the rubbed, dulled, and tanned jacket with some nicks and short splits. First edition, first impression of this esteemed collection of eighteen short stories, which, "marked by impressive variety and a somewhat flamboyant wit, is unlike her poetry in tone although it treats similar themes of truth, self, unity, and perfection" (Poetry Foundation biography). Uncommon in the dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Taps at Reveille

      New York: Charles Scribners Sons, 1935. First edition, first state, with pages 349-52 uncancelled and with "catch it" reading on page 351. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author, "For Isabel Owens Hoping we'll both be able to look back to this winter as a bleak exception, in a business way from F. Scott ("Old Scrooge") Fitzgerald". Isabel Owens worked full-time as Fitzgerald's Baltimore secretary from 1932-36. She continued part-time in this role until his death in 1940. In addition to her secretarial duties, Owens acted as a foster mother to the Fitzgeralds' daughter Scottie and companion to Zelda. A bright near fine copy with the spine gilt bright in a very good dust jacket with some professional restoration. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A splendid association copy.Taps at Reveille was published in 1935 and is a collection of 18 short stories, the final collection of short stories Fitzgerald published. He chose for inclusion in this volume what he considered his best short stories from the previous decade. The Freshest Boy, Crazy Sunday, and Babylon Revisited are the more popular short stories. Edith Walton reviewed the collection in The New York Times (1935): "Basil Duke Lee [in The Freshest Boy] is a bright, sensitive, likeable boy, constantly betrayed by a fatal tendency to brag and boss. He knows his failing, especially after the minor hell of his first year at boarding school, but again and again he is impelled to ruin an initial good impression…Mr. Fitzgerald is always miraculously adept at describing adolescent love affairs and adolescent swagger." Walton considered Babylon Revisited, however, "probably the most mature and substantial story in the book. A rueful…farewell to the Jazz Age, its setting is Paris and its tone one of anguish for past follies." In 1954, the short story was cinematized by MGM and starred Elizabeth Taylor and Roger Moore's as his Hollywood debut. The Oscar winning title song, by Jerome Kern, featured first in Lady Be Good (1941) but it was popularized by its play in this beloved drama. Film critic Bosley Crowther praised it when she said, "Where Fitzgerald did it in a few words-in a few subtle phrases that evoked a reckless era of golden dissipation toward the end of the Twenties' boom-Richard Brooks…has done it in a nigh two-hour assembly of bistro balderdash and lush, romantic scenes" (Crowther, 1954). Consequently, Taps at Reveille both sheds light on the literary and cinematic climate of the decade and provides insight into some of Fitzgerald's final publications. Fitzgerald dedicated Taps at Reveille to his literary agent Harold Ober, who worked also for writers of Walton's status - J.D. Salinger and William Faulkner.

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        Pylon

      New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, Inc.,, 1935. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt on black ground, top edge dyed black. With the dust jacket. Housed in a blue cloth folding case. Gilt titles chipped, lightly rubbed at extremities, mark to edge of lower board. A very good copy in the rubbed and chipped jacket. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by Faulkner on the front free endpaper, "To a little 'big girl' in the south from Phoebe Omlie [signed in her own hand] and William Faulkner. Miss Stella Aiken. Oxford, Miss, April 29, 1935". Phoebe Omlie was a female aviation pioneer; her husband Vernon taught Faulkner to fly in 1933, and the pair went barnstorming and stunt flying in the Oxford vicinity. The characters of Roger and Laverne Shumann in this novel were modelled on the Omlies. A superb inscription.

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        Pylon (Signed Limited Edition)

      New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1935. First Edition. First Edition. One of 310 numbered copies (this being No. 176) SIGNED by the author. Faulkner's tale of barnstorm aviation, a pursuit which took his brother Dean's life a few months after the book was published. Basis for the 1958 Douglas Sirk film "The Tarnished Angels" featuring Robert Stack, Rock Hudson and Dorothy Malone.& & Very Good plus lacking the publisher's slipcase. Pages uncut. Spine lightly faded as often found, chip to the fore-edge of the front board, and light rubbing overall. A presentable copy.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        The Wanderings of Mumfie.

      London: John Murray, 1935 - Octavo. Original pink cloth backed boards, blue titles to spine, pink topstain, pictorial paper to sides. With the pictorial dust jacket. Some light marking and spotting within and without, a very good copy in the torn and tanned jacket. Illustrated throughout with plates (many of which colour) and vignettes in the text after drawings by the author. First edition, first impression, presentation copy inscribed,"For Mrs Macdonald, with love and gratitude for her extreme kindness to me. Katherine Tozer." [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The African Queen

      Boston : Little, Brown, and Company . Good . 1935 . First American Edition . Hardback . .

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        Green Hills of Africa

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. First edition. Octavo, original green cloth. Inscribed by the author, "To Gweneth P. Beam wishing her plenty of luck Ernest Hemingway." The recipient was a secretary at Scribners at the time of publication when Hemingway inscribed this copy to her. Some light fading to the cloth as usual in a bright near fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A very sharp copy.Green Hills of Africa was published in 1935, but initially appeared in Scribners Magazine the same year (Meyers, 1985). The first edition explains that Hemingway "attempted to write an absolutely true book to see whether the shape of a country and the pattern of a month's action can, if truly presented, compete with a work of the imagination." The author's intentions were quickly confirmed when the first print-run sold a popular 10,500 copies, and it was aptly praised by The New York Times as "[a] fine book on death in the African afternoon...The writing is the thing; that way he has of getting down with beautiful precision the exact way things look, smell, taste, feel, sound." Not unlike Hemingway's virtuosic abilities, Green Hills of Africa also offers the writer's opinions on the value of his contemporaries: "The good American writers are Henry James, Stephen Crane, and Mark Twain… Henry James wanted to make money. He never did, of course." Hemingway adds that most American writers are inadequate and "came to a bad end" The value of Green Hills of Africa, therefore, is three-fold. It serves as masterly written entertainment, a successful social experiment that tested the receptivity of the American public, and an insight into the author's literary evaluation. The Observer is correct when it wrote, "If he were never to write again, his name would live as long as the English language, for Green Hills of Africa takes its place beside his other works on that small shelf in our libraries which we reserve for the classics.

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        Building Plans and Elevation for Alterations and Additions for George J. Zett. at 938, 939, and 940 Howard St., San Francisco

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, February - April 1935. Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 22" x 25". 7 sheets. Job #00192. O.W. 699. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        THE LEAGUE OF FRIGHTENED MEN

      Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., [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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Pylon

      Smith and Haas 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's tale of barnstorm aviation, a pursuit which took his brother Dean'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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Gargantua et Pantagruel -

      Gibert Jeune 1935-1937 -, Paris - 3 In-4 Tome 1: 149 pp. tome 2: 265 pp. Tome 3: 270 pp. Couverture crème rempliée illustrée en couleurs. Intérieur très frais. Nombreuses illustrations de DUBOUT dans et hors-texte. Excellent état TIRAGE LIMITE à 3000 exemplaires numérotés. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie KOEGUI]
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        POE'S TALES OF MYSTERY AND IMAGINATION

      London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd 1935 - First edition thus. Original navy blue cloth with gilt titles and blind stamped illustration to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated endpapers, 12 full page tissue guarded colour plates, 17 full page black and white line drawings and several header and tail piece illustrations throughout. An excellent near fine copy, the cloth clean with light bumping at the spine tips. The contents are clean and without inscriptions or stamps. Text block fore-edge is a little spotted. Complete with the near fine lightly rubbed and nicked dustwrapper which is price-clipped to the front flap and spotted to the blank reverse. A very nice copy. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LUCIUS BOOKS (ABA, ILAB, PBFA)]
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        Barabudur.

      Imprimerie d'Extreme-Orient, 1935 - I: Esquisse d'Une Histoire du Bouddhisme Foundee sur la Critique Archeologique des Textes. II: Les Origines du Stupa et la Transmigration Essai d'Archeologie Religieuse Comparee. 4to. 2 vols in 3. (iv), 302, , 577-802, 576, iipp. 3 plates. 28 text-illus. Bound in cloth, slightly worn, private inscription on front end-paper. A complete set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Isseido Booksellers, ABAJ, ILAB]
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        Fotografie vidí povrch. La photographie reflète l'aspect des choses .

      Druzstevní práce, Prague 1935 - 30 cm; [32] pages. Text in Czech; title page and captions in Czech and French. Half-tone photo-illustrated wraps. Published by the Czech National Institute of Graphic Arts, this collection features the Institute's most distinguished artists, Jaromir Funke, Rodolf Gilbert, Otakar Hejzlar, Karel Novak, and Josef Ehm. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rodger Friedman Rare Book Studio, ABAA]
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        French Erotic Print]: One Man & Three Women

      no publisher, [Paris 1935 - Hand colored lithographic print on fine wove paper. Image size approximately 7" x 11". Likely removed from a folio volume as indicated by a thin stub tipped-in along the left edge of the sheet. Near fine. Possibly one of the eight original Eres prints for the pornographic novel *Aventures d'une satyre* (attributed to Jane de Rozat) published in Paris in the mid-1930s.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The 39 Steps (Original UK Pressbook for the 1935 film)

      London: Gaumont, 1935. Original UK Pressbook for the classic 1935 film, based on the 1915 novel by John Buchan. A rare and blazingly beautiful artifact from one of the foundational espionage thrillers of the twentieth century.& & Hitchcock's adaptation of Buchan's novel proved, as usual, to be an improvement on the source material, adding two key female characters and removing a couple of serious plot implausibilities. Of nearly inestimable importance is that Hitchcock found in "The 39 Steps" a theme that would become his favorite, and one whose variations he would virtually exhaust: an innocent man on the run, clever and resourceful but surrounded by a conspiracy he doesn't understand. & & Card wrappers with a color lithograph design, saddle stitched, 12 x 18 inches, faint horizontal fold as issued. Newsprint pages Very Good plus with some minute nicking at the edges, lightly toned, wrapper bright and Near Fine.

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        Salute the Jew!

      Self-Published, Chicago 1935 - 108 black and white illustrations. "For Private Circulation Only" - from title page. Author presents his views on the final decision for world reign. Few light pencil markings to booklist on pages 70-71. Somewhat above-average external wear and soiling. Binding intact. A sound copy. (Singerman 322) [Attributes: First Edition]

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        TRUFFLE EATER. By Oistros. Pretty Stories and Funny Pictures.

      19 leaves printed on one side only. Illustrated with a vignette to title, and numerous illustrations throughout in line by Archibald Louis Charles Savory. Original pale yellow boards; pictorial upper cover illustrated in brown with blue lettering. Large 8vo. First edition. Covers a little dust-soiled; head & heel of spine a little worn; else a very good and important copy of this anti-Nazi Struwwelpeter parody. Savoury also illustrated another book by Humbert Wolfe, called Stings and Wings, published in 1935, and wrote and illustrated a book entirelt of his own creation entitled, 'The Brighter Side of Cricket, in 1933.Baumgartner II.18.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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        France and Belgium, 1918. Volumes I & II [together with] Maps volumes I & II. The German March Offensive and it's Preliminaries + March-April: Continuation of the German Offensive. History of the Great War Based on Offic

      London Macmillan & Co Ltd 1935. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Covers of text volumes rubbed, faded and marked. Page edge foxing First Edition Red/gilt hardback cloth cover 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). xxx, 569pp; xxviii, 550pp; 13 maps; 26 maps. 55 maps, mostly coloured + 39 fold out maps in map cases. Published 1935 - 1937.

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        The Cave of Altamira at Santillana del Mar, Spain. By. Forward by The Duke of Berwick and Alba. English text by Mary E. Boyle. New edition Published by the Junta de las Cuevas de Altamira, The Hispanic Siciety of America and The Academia de la Historia.

      Tipografía de archivos,, Madrid 1935 - 29x37. vii + 223pp. + 52 lám. con fotos en negro y dibujos policromados de excelente calidad y su con papel cebolla protector. Muchos de ellos a doble página. Profus ilus. con dibujos en negro entre texto. Excelente estado de este maravilloso y bellísimo libro. En inglés. La primera edición, financiada por Alberto I de Mónaco, es de E. Cartaihac y H. Breuil: 'La Caverne d'Altamira a Santillane, pres Santander', Mónaco, 1906 (aunque no apareció hasta 1908). Es el primer volumen de una colección titulada 'Peintures et gravures murales des cavernes paléolithiques'. Más que una "new edition" del libro anterior, esta publicación que ofrecemos se debería valorar como una nueva obra sobre las Cuevas. Está escita por Hugo Obermaier, junto con el Abate Breuil, incluye los trabajos fruto de la reiniciación de las excavaciones en 1925 y trae 52 bellas láminas frente a las 38 de la obra anterior. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Carmen Alonso Libros]
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        Facile

      Editions G. L. M. 1935 - One of 1,200 on velin, of which this is copy CLI of the roman-numbered hors commerce copies. This example inscribed on the half-title by both Ray and Elluard "a mon amis Louis de Gonzague-Frick". (Gonzague-Frick was a French poet, author and actor who was active in the French avant-garde movement of the time. He founded l'école poétique du Lunain in Paris in the year of Facile's publication - 1935.) Some wear to the wrappers, toning to the papers as usual, in modern clamshell box. Copies of this title inscribed by both are highly desirable; an association copy with respect to an important figure from the French avant-garde movement is all the more so. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Rowland Ward's Records of Big Game: African and Asiatic Sections --Tenth Edition (in Dustjacket)

      Rowland Ward, Ltd., London 1935 - The 1935 Tenth edition, IN ITS UNCOMMON ORIGINAL DUSTJACKET. Tight and VG (with light foxing to the preliminaries and along the gutters) in a bright, VG dustjacket, with light chipping at the spine crown (with just a bit of loss to the lettering) and along the panel edges. Still though, solid and very presentable. Thick octavo, 408 pgs. "Giving the Distribution, Characteristics, Dimensions, Weights and Horn & Tusk Measurements". [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: APPLEDORE BOOKS, ABAA]
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        East River

      Thomas Y. Crowell Co New York (1935) - First Edition. Samuel Bernard Schaeffer dustjacket art. Author's scarce first book. "A smashing novel of river-tunneling conflict. Laboring in compressed air at dangerous depths beneath the river, they jest at death - these stalwart men called 'sand hogs'." Basis for the 1935 Raoul Walsh directed Fix Film starring Edmund Lowe, Victor McLaglen and Charles Bickford. Chase was a popular screenwriter whose credits include Night Passage, Sea Devils, Lone Star, Iron Man, Red River, etc. Near Fine in Very Good plus dustjacket, few tiny chips at top spine end and few flap corners. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        Requiem.

      Wien, Gilhofer & Ranschburg, ca. 1935. - Titel und 9 Steindrucke nach Tuschfederzeichnungen, diese jeweils unter Passepartout. Schwarzer Originalleinenband mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel. Gr.-4to. Eines von 100 Exemplaren des Künstlerbuchs. - Der Maler und Graphiker Goebel (1906-75), ehedem Student an der Akademie der bildenden Künste bei Rudolf Jettmar, nahm an Ausstellungen des Hagenbunds teil und war Mitglied der Wiener Künstlervereinigung "Der Kreis". Auch im Atelier seiner Lebensgefährtin, der Malerin Greta Freist (1904-93) verkehrend, wurde er mit Schriftstellern wie Otto Basil oder Elias Canetti bekannt. 1936 nach Paris übersiedelt, wurde er zu Beginn des Zweiten Weltkriegs interniert, 1944/45 hatte er unter Repressalien der deutschen Besatzer zu leiden. Nach dem Krieg sich vornehmlich der neoexpressionistischen Malerei zuwendend, gründete er 1950 im Atelier Greta Freists die französische Sektion des Internationalen Art-Clubs. - Deckel etwas geworfen, sonst tadellos.

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        Sammlung Franz Trau. Münzen der römischen Kaiser. Die Versteigerung findet statt: Mittwoch, den 22. Mai 1935 und folgende Tage im Geschäftslokal der Firma Gilhofer & Ranschburg, Wien

      Wien/Luzern, Gilhofer & Ranschburg/Hess 1935.. 4°. 6 Bll., 130 S., 53 Taf. m. hunderten Abb., 11 S. m. Schätzpreisen. HPgmt. d. Zt. Mit goldgepr. Rückensch. Orig.-Umschlag ist beigebunden. Wichtiger Katalog, der noch heute als Referenzwerk dient.

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        Land of Elephants: Big-Game Hunting in Kenya, Tanganyika and Uganda

      London: Putnam, Covent Garden, 1935. (BIG GAME) First Edition in English. 8vo. Illustrated with photographs. 208, [1] pp. Original grey cloth

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        Both Sides of Buka Passage: An Ethnographic Study of Social, Sexual, and Economic Questions in the North-Western Solomon Islands

      Oxford: Oxford University Press. VG : in very good condition with dust jacket. Wrapper lightly rubbed and darkened. 1935. First Edition. Red hardback cloth cover. 230mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). xxiii, 624pp. B/w plates and line drawings, fold out chart and map. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Seven Pillars of Wisdom a Triumph

      Doubleday, Doran, Garden City 1935 - Hard cover. 4to. First American edition. 672pp. No dj. Clean unmarked text. Very good boards and binding. No tears, chips writing. Investment grade quality addition to any collection. Satisfaction guaranteed. 672pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: History Bound LLC]
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        The Hound Of Death And Other Stories - Rare Collins 1st w/Original Dust Jacket

      Collins (U.K.) 1935 - AGATHA CHRISTIE - THE HOUND OF DEATH AND OTHER STORIES, published by Collins, copyright 1933 (Odhams), 1935 First Printing (this first printing by Collins was in 1935 and had no copyright date and no printing references on copyright page, what others consider the 2nd printing has a 1936 date on the copyright page, no tipped-in title page and no list of Collin's Christie's to left of title page), publisher's tipped-in title page (Collins used the Odhams plates and so had to change the title page) and no list of other Christie books to left of title page, white endpapers, green boards with black lettering on spine (uniform edition). VERY VERY RARE UK COLLINS 1ST EDITION/PRINTING - THE TRUE 1ST UK PRINTING WAS PUBLISHED BY ODHAMS IN 1933 (IT WAS THE FIRST UK CHRISTIE TO BE PUBLISHED BY A PUBLISHER OTHER THAN COLLINS SINCE 1926). AND AS A RESULT OF THE POPULARITY OF THIS BOOK, IN 1935 COLLINS SECURED THE REPRINTING RIGHTS FOR THIS BOOK FROM ODHAMS AND PRINTED THEIR OWN EDITION. THE FIRST COLLINS EDITION CAME IN TWO STATES - ONE WITH THE STANDARD ORANGE BOARDS (WHICH COLLINS USED ON ALL OF ITS 1ST PRINTINGS) AND THE OTHER (THIS BOOK) PUBLISHED IN THE GREEN BOARDS (WHICH COLLINS USED ON ITS UNIFORM EDITION FORMAT) AND BOTH WERE PUBLISHED IN 1935 BUT HAD NO DATE ON THE COPYRIGHT PAGE. THE 2ND PRINTING ALSO EXISTS IN TWO STATES - BOTH HAVE THE COPYRIGHT 1936 DATE ON THE COPYRIGHT PAGE WITH NO REFERENCES TO SUBSEQUENT PRINTINGS - ONE STATE OF THE 1936 PRINTING HAS BLACK BOARDS (WHICH WAS COLLINS STANDARD FOR EARLY REPRINTINGS OF ITS BOOKS) AND THE OTHER STATE HAD GREEN BOARDS (WHICH WAS COLLINS STANDARD FOR ITS "UNIFORM EDITION" PUBLISHED IN THE LATE 1930s). MOST PEOPLE BELIEVE (AS ITS REPORTED IN VARIOUS CHRISTIE BIO BOOKS) THAT THE 1ST COLLINS PRINTING WAS 1936. THAT IS INCORRECT. I HAVE A 4TH PRINTING OF THIS BOOK WHICH SHOWS THAT THE PRINTING HISTORY THAT COLLINS FIRST PUBLISHED THIS BOOK IN 1935 (THE ORANGE BOARD & GREEN BOARD EDITIONS), SO THE 1936 BLACK AND GREEN BOARD EDITIONS WITH 1936 ON COPYRIGTH PAGE ARE CLEARLY THE 2ND/3RD PRINTINGS (ALTHOUGH NEITHER STATE AS SUCH - THEY HAVE NO PRINTING HISTORY BESIDES THE 1936 COPYRIGHT). THIS BOOK WAS PRINTED USING EXISTING PAGE STOCK PURCHASED FROM ODHAMS WITH A REPLACED TIPPED-IN COLLINS TITLE/COPYRIGHT PAGE - COLLINS USED ANY EXISTING BOARD STOCK TO FILL THE 1935 & 1936 PRINTINGS. Book appears unread with no creased page corners, no former ownership markings or used book store marks/stamps/stickers inside, clean endpapers with no scotch tape staining or markings, no foxing to pages or endpapers or outer pages edges (rare to find this book without foxing), hint of dusting to outer page edges (no age darkening), no spine splits, no spine lean, no wear to board edges or corners or spine splits, no dust soiling/discoloration to panels, spine fading corresponding with chip to DJ, no wear to lettering to spine, very deep bright colors to boards. Dust Jacket has large chip to top of spine, otherwise no chipping or tearing or creasing, hint of wear to bottom spine tip, no edge wear, hint wear to front flap crease (tiny bit of wear/loss to front flap crease corners), slight dust soiling to spine, no spine fade, no soiling or staining, no spine sun darkening. Overall a FINE-/N-FINE book in VG- condition dust jacket of an ultra-scarce 1930s era UK 1st Collins Agatha Christie printing with original DJ. I have a number of other U.K. and U.S. Agatha Christie 1st printing hardcover books up for sale. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Screenplay for The Thin Man Sequel [After the Thin Man] (Original screenplay, Hammett's copy, with holograph correction)

      Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM] Culver City, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1935. Dashiell Hammett's original submitted treatment for the first sequel to "The Thin Man," here titled "Thin Man Sequel," and ultimately titled "After the Thin Man." With a single holograph correction by Hammett, and letter of provenance from Hammett's daughter Josephine Hammett Marshall, regarding the discovery of the treatment in the family's estate. The first "Thin Man" film, released in 1934 and based on Hammett's novel, was a smash hit and is today a key film in the American screwball comedy cycle. Five sequels were made between 1936 and 1947 (all starring the original acting team of William Powell and Myrna Loy), and this previously unknown attempt at a sequel by Hammett was clearly commissioned by MGM but never produced. The story is a completely original one, never reworked for the other films, very much written in Hammett's trademark style and reading a bit more like a story treatment (i.e., a novel) than a final screenplay, which is likely as far as the story got on the road to production. The piece is dated Sept. 17, 1935 at the lower right corner of the front panel, along with Hammett's name, and Hammett's name is noted in pencil next to the title label (though not in Hammett's hand). There is only one single-word correction to the entire text, at page 83 in Hammett's hand, where the word "compact" is replaced with "cigarette case." Accompanying the screenplay is a typed letter signed from Hammett's daughter (who edited a recently published collection of Hammett's letters), on her personal stationery, stating that the screenplay was discovered by Hammett's wife in 1980, and that it had been a part of the family's estate until that time. Probably one of only 2-3 copies that could have been produced, and very possibly the only copy extant. To our knowledge, no other copy of this story, in any form, has ever been recorded at auction or sold on the market. Light blue studio wrappers, with the white MGM studio label present, holograph pencil notation of Hammett's name (secretarial), rubber-stamped COMPLETE, dated September 17, 1935, with a single credit for Hammett. 115 leaves, mimeograph. Pages and wrapper Very Good plus, bound with two gold brads. In a custom clamshell box. Full collation available upon request.

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        The Later Works of the Costume of No Play in Japan.

      Tokyo: Meiji-Shobo 1935 - 13 in. x 15 in. A b/w frontispiece followed by 50 photographic plates in color of costumes. Light-green patterned cloth over boards with a title label in Japanese. Bound with ribbon ties. Light fading and light wear to edges to covers. This is a very scarce item. Weight is 5 lbs. Postage may be extra on this item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Butterfield 8

      Harcourt, Brace, New York 1935 - First Edition (so stated). 8vo: [4],310pp. Publisher's black varnished V cloth, spine lettered in gilt, illustrated dust jacket priced $2.50. Hint of a lean, few faint spots of loss to varnish and minor rubbing to spine gilt, else a Near Fine or better copy in Near Fine or better jacket, vibrant and bright with several short edge tears and nicks. A very sharp copy of a title prone to fading and heavy wear. Bruccoli A4.1.a. O'Hara's third book (second novel), and easily among his best. "Set in the district of New York City covered by the Butterfield 8 telephone exchange, the story recounts the final days in Gloria Wandrous?s tragically short life in the late spring of 1930. In the throes of an unwelcome love affair with Yale alumnus Weston Liggett, Gloria temporarily purloins a fur coat belonging to Liggett?s wife, visits her best friend illustrator Eddie Brunner, and tries to determine what to do with her life. Flashbacks detail a history of pre-adolescent sexual abuse, liberal misuse of alcohol and far too many encounters with men. This time, Gloria desperately hopes, will be different. But Liggett displays a casual attitude toward their relationship that leaves Gloria unsure until the very end when, fleeing Liggett?s advances on board a pleasure boat, she falls overboard to her death. Butterfield 8?s reputation has suffered much through its unfortunate associations with . . . the 1960 film that bears its name [directed by Daniel Mann, and starring Elizabeth Taylor, Laurence Harvey, and Eddie Fisher] but which has precious little else to do with it. Freed at last from these associations (and with the unreserved endorsement of writers like social critic Fran Lebowitz and historian Shelby Foote), the novel has enjoyed a much-deserved renaissance in the last decade. Indeed, Lebowitz goes so far as to call O?Hara 'the real (F Scott) Fitzgerald' for his anatomisation of American manners in the 1930?s. O'Hara always claimed that his various protagonists were taken from the psychological profiles of real people, but here was a bone fide roman à clef, drawn from the diaries and tragic demise of one Starr Faithful, alleged to have had relationships with a number of prominent citizens, including former mayor Jimmie Walker. . . The focus on Gloria Wandrous (with its reference to real life) was intended to carry Fitzgerald?s Flapper Age into the more earnest 1930?s. Today Butterfield 8 might still be dismissed for its absence of social relevance. But it might equally be argued that this glimpse into New York life on the cusp of the Great Depression is all the more salient for its hedonism in the face of catastrophe. The strange case of Starr Faithful is still recalled by those who wish to reference this era in American social history. And John O?Hara?s novel deserves to be part of that history, as well." (Literary Encyclopedia) N. B. 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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        Canoeing With The Cree

      The MacMillan Company New York 1935. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket First Edition Hardcover The First Edition of Sevareid's classic work about the canoeing adventure from Minneapolis to Hudson Bay taken by Sevareid and Walter Port in the summer after their high school graduation. The VG++ book is quite clean, with just a bit of very light rubbing at the spine extremities. A bit of age-darkening to the page top edges. Else the pages are clean. The DJ shows some edgewear, and some short, mostly closed tears at the edges; with a tear at the top front having some associated creasing. The DJ spine is sunned (although the spine lettering appears unaffected), and there is some rubbed surface soil to the dj rear panel. The DJ front panel is quite clean. A nice copy of a difficult-to-find title. ; B Photographs; 201 pages

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        The Creed Of Kinship by Henry S Salt

      Constable & Co Constable & Co. Hardcover. No DJ. Light wear to edges of boards and spine. Front hinge lightly cracked. Contents are clean and bright. Very rare 1st UK Edition of book . Fair. 1935 EDNT|First UK Edition.

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        Wigs On The Green ( In Original Dust-Jacket)

      Thornton Butterworth 1935 - A First UK printing published by Thornton Butterworth in 1935.The BOOK is in VERY GOOD ++ or better condition.The book is tight.Blue cloth with black lettering.Two pages of adverts at rear as called for.Spotting to the first and last few end papers with mild dustiness to the text block.Spine tips mildly pushed with 2 very small white dots to the lower spine.The scarce paper WRAPPER is in VERY GOOD + condition.It has been clipped but the price of 3/6 net remains.Signs of edge wear and rubbing more so at the spine tips ( see photos).One 2 inch closed tear at lower front spine fold and a 1 inch closed tear extending from rear lower cover fold to rear flap.Red colouring on spine dulled but still present.Spotting to rear cover.Period wrapper design looks striking in the removable Brodart archival protector.The author's very scarce third book,a satire on British fascism.This was the sole printing of this title until it was reprinted in 2010.Extremely scarce title to find more so with the wrapper in such collectible condition. ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Death In The Clouds - UK 1st with 3/6 ORIGINAL DUST JACKET

      Collins (U.K.) 1935 - AGATHA CHRISTIE - DEATH IN THE CLOUDS (published in the U.S. under the title "Death in the Air"), published by UK publisher Collins, copyright 1935, First Printing (states "Copyright 1935" on copyright page with no references to subsequent printings), lists to "Murder on the Orient Express" on list of Christie books to left of title page, orange cloth boards with black lettering to spine and front board, 2nd state original Dust Jacket (identical to the 1st state but for the 3/6 rather than 7/6 price on spine) . Book has no creased page corners, former owner's name at top right on ffe, no other former owner or used bookstore markings/stamps inside, clean endpapers with no staining or tape residue, no foxing to pages, endpapers, or outer pages, barest hint of age darkening/dust soiling to outer page edges which are still white, no lettering fading/wear to spine (common defect with these early Collins 1st print books), no wear to board edges, board corners or spine tips, none of the usual dust/handling soiling to cloth boards, no spine darkening and just a hint of spine fading. Book has clearly been in a DJ all its life. Dust Jacket has tiny bits of loss at spine tips (basically large 'v' losses at spine tip corners), closed partial tear along right edge bottom on spine curving into front panel, tiny tear with related crease at top left on rear panel, and tiny chip at bottom right on front panel otherwise no chipping or tearing or creasing, slight wear to spine tips & to front flap crease, hint of edge wear, slight dust soiling to white rear panel, no spine fade, no scotch tape marks to flaps, no soiling or staining. Overall a N-FINE book in VG/VG+ condition dust jacket (not price clipped) of a rare 1930s era UK Agatha Christie 1st printing IN ORIGINAL DUST JACKET. I have a number of other U.K. and U.S. Agatha Christie 1st printing hardcover books up for sale. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Far North Collectible Books]
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        The League of Frightened Men (Original dust jacket artwork)

      New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1935. Original dust jacket artwork by Winfred Earl Lefferts, for the first edition of Rex Stout's "The League of Frightened Men." Beautifully executed in oil and color marker in post-deco style. We consider this to be the best of the early jacket designs by Lefferts for the Nero Wolfe novels, displaying a bright thread of orchids, behind which one sees a silhouette of Nero Wolfe, pondering, his bubbling brew at this side. The only example of Lefferts' work known by us to have been offered for sale.& & 10.5 x 12 inches, attractively and archivally double-matted. Fine condition.

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        PATHS OF GLORY

      The Viking Press 1935 Wear & chipping & slight dampstaining to DJ; noted antiwar novel set during WWI; 8vo; 263 pages

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        Seven Pillars of Wisdom

      Jonathan Cape, 1935. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Jonathan Cape, London 1935. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Published for General Circulation in 1935 with no additional printings listed. Brown cloth boards with gold lettering. Illustrated. Book Condition: Very Good+, shelf wear, light spots on the boards, tight spine, collector's name and address at the front endpaper in pencil. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, original jacket priced at 30 s net at the front flap, darkening, shelf wear, chipping, light spots.

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