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      1935. 1. POP-UP. (BLUE RIBBON/PLEASURE BOOKS) NEW ADVENTURES OF TARZAN "POP-UP" by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Chic: Pleasure Books/Blue Ribbon (1935). Sq. 4to, pictorial bds, a few areas of rubbing on page opposite the title (not bad) else VG-Fine. A fabulous pop-up Tarzan book with 3 double- page pop-ups by STEPHEN SLESINGER and with 2 b&w's on each page of text. A nice copy of the rarest title in this series.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        VALENTINE'S INTERLOCKING JIG-SAW PUZZLE. No title ( jigsaw puzzle ).

      Dundee and London, Valentine & Sons Ltd., circa 1935.. Circa in 1935, about 100 wooden pieces, finished size 238 x 210 mm, 9¼ x 8¼ inches, showing a Baby with a Teddy in a nest in a tree, lots of Boo-Boos, some sitting on the branch singing a lullaby, 1 in specs knitting a baby sock. Fine in near Fine original box, 270 x 236 mm, 10½ x 9½ inches, red tartan sides, full size repeat image pasted to lid with Valentine's gilt, red and blue label pasted at 1 corner. Box just slightly rubbed at corners, original seal still present. This image does not appear among the Valentine's postcards shown in Henty. The same image on a jig-saw puzzle is shown in Henty, page 89 but that puzzle was apparently made by Victory circa 1950. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        La prison de l'enfant *

      Sans nom, Buenos Aires 9.9.1935. - Broché 30 x 24, couverture imprimée rempliée. Recueil poétique fort rare (une partie de l'édition n'ayant jamais été diffusée) et avec beaucoup de charme, en partie dû aux images pointillistes de l'artiste. Très recherché, ne serait-ce que pour la préface de Jorge Luis Borges. Image visible sur site céleste. Édition originale. L'un des 200 exemplaires sur Pergament (non numérotés), après 50 Whatman.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Cours de Coloris, Annee 1934-1935

      [Bruxelles:] Des Presses du Cercle 1935 First edition. Tan printed wrappers, lightly soiled, with light wear around the edges of the covers. . 13" x 9 7/8." . A portfolio with fifty-five color plates, printed on paper of various colors, showing the application of color theory to printing, together with 8 pp. of introductory material. A very good copy. OCLC lists no copies for this year, and only three copies for other years.

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/I]
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        Wigs on the Green

      Thornton Butterworth, UK 1935 - 1st Edition 1935. Very un-common book. Book is very good+ and bright. Slight edge rubbing and spine a little darkened. Contents very good. A nice example. Digital images available upon request. Ref [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd]
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        Thirty-Six Poems

      New York: The Alcestis Press,, 1935. Octavo. In the white card jacket printed in black, as issued, with the original glassine wrapper. Corners very slightly bumped, otherwise an excellent copy. First edition, first printing. With the poet's presentation inscription to the first blank, "To William Monin, with warm regards, Robert Penn Warren".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      New York: Covici Friede, (1935). First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine, lacking the dustwrapper. Illustrated by Ruth Gannett. An early novel by Steinbeck, uncommon in the first printing, especially so when SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the author as this copy is.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Tortilla Flat

      Covici Friede 1935 - First Edition, First Printing. This is the TRUE FIRST EDITION published 1935 with no later dates bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's tan cloth. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has a small tear to the top spine and some discoloration to the spine. This First Issue dustjacket with John Steinbeck bibliography information on back flap is quite scarce. The book is in great condition. The binding is tight, with no leans and the boards are crisp. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a beautiful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION. Includes a custom clamshell slipcase to protect the book. We buy Steinbeck First Editions [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Autograph letter signed.

      Apparently Paris, 11. XI. [1935]. - Large 8vo. 1½ pp. on double leaf. With autogr. envelope. To the painter, art critic and writer Walter Kern (1898-1966), inviting him to lunch, and remarking that Hans Arp will come, too. - On stationery with printed letterhead of the hotel "Le Select".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Selected Works

      New York: International Publishers,, [1935]. 12 volumes, octavo. Recent full crimson morocco, title and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. A clean set with binding in fine conditon. A handsomely bound set of Lenin's works.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      1935. (SHEPARD,ERNEST H.)illus. ORIGINAL ART - PERFUME FROM PROVENCE. Offered here are 3 of the original drawings by Shepard used in Perfume From Provence by Lady Fortescue that was first published in 1935. They are all pen and ink drawings executed on artist's board with the original art larger than the printed versions. They are all captioned below the image in pencil in Shepard's hand, all are signed in the images and also signed on the backs of the boards. They are sold with a hard cover copy of the book, all housed together in a handsome custom 1/4 leather backed box. (A) The first drawing appears on page 66 and is captioned in pencil by Shepard "It was hard to lose a daughter of hardly seventeen". The image measures 4 3/4" wide x 6 1/2" high. (B) The next image appears on page 86 and is captioned in pencil by Shepard "Champagne corks popped". The image measures 7" square, (C) The last image appears on page 104 and is captioned in Shepard's hand "Grasping the receiver in floury hands". The image measures 3 1/2" wide x 4 3/4". Today, this title has something of a cult following with renewed interest in all of the books by Lady Fortescue. Shepard's art is perfectly suited to the text, done with his chacteristic attention to detail.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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      London: Chatto & Windus, 1935. First British Edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Bound in publisher's original orange cloth faded through the dust jacket at the spine. The dust jacket is sun faded and spotted at the spine and rubbed at the extremities but otherwise in very good condition. First English language edition of one of Traven's scarcest books.

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        Black Reconstruction : an Essay Toward a History of the Part Which Black Folk Played in the Attempt to Reconstruct Democracy in America, 1860-1880 / by W. E. Burghardt Du Bois

      New York : Harcourt, Brace And Co. , 1935. Stated 1st Edition. Includes bibliographical references and index. Subjects: Reconstruction (U. S. History, 1865-1877) . African Americans --History --1863-1877. African Americans --Employment --History --19th century. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        BLACK RECONSTRUCTION. An Essay Toward a History of the Part Which Black Folk Played in the Attempt to Reconstruct Democracy in America, 1860-1880

      New York:: Harcourt Brace,, 1935. First Edition. Very Good++. A Very Good++ hardback Stated First Edition First Printing with minimal soil and foxing edges, cover edge wear in a Very Good Dust Jacket with sun spine, soil and edge wear. 8vo. 746 pp. Scarce in original printed Dust Jacket.

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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        Hawaiian Surfboard. Introduction by Duke P. Kahanamoku

      Honolulu: Paradise of the Pacific Press, 1935. First edition. 8vo. Illustrated with 46 Illustrations. [16], iv, 5- 95; 32 photographic plates plus other illustrations in text. Original tapa-cloth, issue without surfers on upper covers (no priority). Front upper corner worn, bottom of spine with loss, endpapers with stains. Good. DeLa Vega B28 . First edition of the first title devoted to surfing. Blake was an early 20th century surfing and health food pioneer who conceived and developed the hollow surf board. The first definitive book on surfing, by the sport's greatest innovator and the first person to surf Malibu Point along with Sam Reid in September of 1926. "The most important publication in the surfing canon." Dela Vega 200 Years of Surfing Literature

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1935

      John Wisden and Co., Ltd., London 1935 - Original brown cloth boards with adverts present on the end papers and paste downs, a clean, tightly bound edition, with no marks or writing inside. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ryde Bookshop Ltd]
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        The Case of the Caretaker's Cat (Signed First Edition)

      New York: William Morrow, 1935. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper: "To Noni / With best from the boss / Erle Stanley Gardner." According to Dorothy Hughes' biography of Gardner, Noni Bibler was one of Gardner's early assistants. Fine in a Near Fine, lightly rubbed dust jacket with light wear at top of spine and corners, and a tiny closed tear on front panel. The seventh Perry Mason mystery.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Bonnes fetes et bonnes gens

      Hachette, 1935. in8 Cartonné

      [Bookseller: crealivres]
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      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd.,. [1935]. original light blue cloth, spine panel stamped in dark blue.. Top edge of text block dusty, light bump to cloth at lower right. front corner, a fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with. some professional restoration at spine ends and corners. The jacket. price at the lower corner of the front flap has been unevenly. removed. (#136710). First edition, first impression. 3096 copies printed, this copy with later form of inserted catalogue dated "835" on page 8. Stapledon's third novel. "... the most radically thoughtful of the many fictional extrapolations of ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES and one of the least comfortable in its conclusion. Above all it exposes the flimsiness of thinking that 'Superman' will always be on the side of the police, that evolution has stopped, or that from now on evolution will only take place nicely." - Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1583-87. "Although the narrative voices Stapledon's biases, it remains perhaps the finest early novel in which mankind is unable to accept and live with advanced mutations (supermen)." - Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 720. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 3- 58; (1981) 2-99; (1987) 2-110; and (1995) 2-120. Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 1152. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 205. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516- 1985, Additions. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, pp. 206-09. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 185. Reginald 13558. Satty and Smith A.6.1.1.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1935. Hardcover. Short paper split to front hinge. Covers bright with no rubbing to the gilt, slight bump to upper corner; blue ink stains to the outside of the fore-edge bulked text not affecting any of the interior pages. Near Fine in a complete, bit worn Good or better slipcase. Henri Matisse. Large square octavo (9" x 11-1/2") in full brown buckram with a gold embossed design on the front cover and repeated on the spine; 420 pages. With an introduction by Stuart Gilbert and illustrations by Henri Matisse including twenty drawings and six ORIGINAL ETCHINGS printed by hand, being the earliest and one of the few instances by Matisse to represent physical agony and violence. Copy #51 of 1500 SIGNED in pencil by the artist on the colophon page. Scarce Monthly Letter laid in.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A Triumph

      Jonathan Cape, London, 1935. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Ex college library with neat stamp on verso of title page and book plate on fixed end paper.. Quarter leather binding with gilt title to spine. This edition is limited to 750 copies of which this is number 280 and was first published for general circulation in 1935. 54 illustrations (4 in color), 4 maps, facsimiles of: a manuscript page, a page from the 1922 Oxford edition, and a page from the subscriber's edition. This is the most complete edition following the subscriber's edition, including its 4 colour plates. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Boards lightly worn with two small bumps at top edge of front board and small repaired chip to surface of spine. Overall condition unread. Size: Quarto. 672 pages. .. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Military & Warfare; WWI; Saudi Arabia; 1900-1920; History. Inventory No: 14184..

      [Bookseller: Bygone Books]
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        A true description of the mighty kingdoms of Japan and Siam. Reprinted from the English edition of 1663; with introduction, notes and appendices by C.R. Boxer.

      London, Argonaut Press, 1935. - 4to. CXXIX+197+(1) pp. With 7 maps & 13 b/w plts. Bibliogr., index. Hardcover. Or. vellum-backed buckram. VG/--. (Light foxing to endpapers). * Limited ed. of 475 numbered copies printed on Japon Vellum. This copy is no. 144. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charbo's Antiquariaat]
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      Hutchinson, 1935.. 1st edn later imp (tenth thousand published 1935) signed by author on title page. 8vo. Original black lettered red cloth (spine a little darkened and lightly nicked at head - otherwise VG), no dustwrapper. Pp. 328 + advts (no other inscriptions), with decorated endpapers. The inscription is undated and reads: For R.S. Brownlea (?) With all good wishes and most grateful thanks for his help from Dennis Wheatley. .

      [Bookseller: Rothwell & Dunworth Ltd]
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        Convolute of 3 items relating to the film "Held einer Nacht"

      NP ca. 1935 - 1) 8 page fold-out advertisement. 8vo. Illustrated throughout with reproductions of photographs in duo-tone from the film. 2) 6 page advertisement in quarto by Film Braha. Screen-printed silver on gray taupe with decorative string along spine. Illustration of cover shows a knight with a cutout exposing the face of Vlasta Burian's character Florian Kerzl, the tailor. Illustrated with reproductions of photographs in b/w as well as drawings. Fine condition. Rare.3) Multicolored, locandina, advertising poster (12" x 37") with an illustration in vibrant color of Florian Kerzl (Vlasta Burian) as the knight. Reads "Vlasta Burian in seinem neuesten Film 'Der Held einer Nacht' (Der Ritter von der traurigen Gestalt)." Fine condition. Rare.

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        The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (First Edition)

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1935. First American Edition. Very Good plus in an about Very Good dust jacket. Cloth is quite clean, with some light fray at the crown and offsetting to the endpapers. Jacket is uniformly rubbed, with chips at the corners and crown (but with no loss to spine title) and a professional repair to the front flap fold. Basis for the classic 1948 film noir directed by John Huston and starring Humphrey Bogart. A presentable copy of Traven's masterpiece, and the first edition of the book to have been translated by him.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Frankfurter Fayencen

      Berlin, Dt. Verlag f. Kunstw. 1935. 36 cm. (8), 156 Seiten mit 246 Abbildungen auf 84 Tafeln (davon 4 farbig). Original-Verlagseinband, Leineneinband - Wichtigstes Werk über die Frankfurter Fayencen. Behandelt die Geschichte der Fabrik, Bestimmung der Arbeiten, im Anhang Liste der Maler. Rücken nachgedunkelt - Forschungen zur deutschen Kunstgeschichte 9 -

      [Bookseller: Wenner Antiquariat]
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        CLEARING IN THE WEST My Own Story. Signed

      Toronto: Thomas Allen, (1935), 1935 McClung, Nellie. CLEARING IN THE WEST My Own Story. Signed. Toronto: Thomas Allen Limited, (1935). First Edition of Canadian Women's Rights activist Nellie McClung's dynamic and witty first volume of autobiography neatly Inscribed by her in black fountain pen on the front free endpaper. 8vo. 378 pp. A near fine copy in beige cloth, green titles to the spine in a bright, fresh, very good or better Maude Paget designed pictorial dustwrapper showing light wear with a few small chips at the extremities. A very nice copy of an important book. $1250. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        12 Træsnit fra Byen.

      1935 1935 - Kbhvn. 1935. Med 12 orig. træsnit. 3 af hver af den nævnte kunstnere.Fol. I orig. omslag. * Holst nr. 8.

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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      London: Rich & Cowan. 1935. #18 of 50 copies, signed by the author. 112pp (last colophon only), frontis portrait. Original vellum with gilt crest on upper board, gilt title on spine, some slight discolouration. Top edges gilt, the others uncut (and slightly spotted), the frontis slightly offset to the title-page. A nice clean copy. Very good. ***With an additional author's inscription on verso of frontis - 'Inscribed for Mary Morton Hume, by Alfred Douglas, March 21st 1943. .

      [Bookseller: Astrolabe Booksellers]
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        Original Leaves from the First Four Folios of the Plays of William Shakespeare, 1623, 1632, 1663, 1685 [Leaf Book with Four Original Leaves] [Proof Copy Signed by David Magee]

      San Francisco: Printed by the Grabhorn Press for David Magee 1935, edition limited to 73 copies. () [30]. Near fine. Folio. Original quarter red morocco and marbled boards. Raised bands. Black spine label with gilt titles. Shelfwear to boards and rubbing to spine, else a fine copy. The original leaves are mounted at the rear of the book immediately following a facsimile title page from each of the Four Folios. Condition of the leaves is as follows: First Folio: wear and age toning, mostly to margins, with one small piece missing that has been archivally repaired. The repairs do not touch the text or ruling. Second Folio, fine antiquarian condition with only light age-toning. Third Folio; Some age toning and spotting. The foredge margin has been trimmed, not touching text or ruling. Fourth Folio: Fine antiquarian condition, with only the faintest of toning. As attested to by penciled notes on the ffep and colophon from David Magee, this is an out of series proof copy and the first copy of the book to be bound. The First Folio leaf is laid in loosely, the remaining are tipped in. Proof copy signed by David Magee. A stunning production from the Grabhorn Press and fitting home for leaves from four of the most coveted books in the English Language. The leaf book offered here contains a leaf from each of Shakespeare's four folios, including his most celebrated plays. The First Folio example is the title page from the Merchant of Venice (PP 163 -164). The Second Folio leaf is pages 215-216 from the Life of King Henry the Eight. The Third Folio leaf is pages 649-650 from the Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, including dialog between the two fated lovers, and the leaf from the Fourth Folio is pages 198-199 from the Life and Death of Richard the Third. A wonderful production, one of the scarcest from the Grabhorn Press, containing leaves from the first Four Folios of some of Shakespeare's most enduring works (Disbound and Dispersed 67).

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Gästebuch des Linzer Künstlers Toni Hofer mit Illustrationen und Eintragungen bekannter Künstler

      - Eigen, 1935-1956. 4° Gästebuch des bekannten Linzer Künstlers Toni Hofer (ex libris) mit Signo Künstler auf Vorderdeckel, Halbpgmt, 4 °, illustriertes Originaltitelblatt von Ton Hofer, mit vielen Eintragungen bekannter Künstler aus den Freundeskreis Toni Hofers (Max Kislinger, Johannes Freunds, etc.), aus d. Periode 1935-1956, ca. 38 m. Eintragungen u. Illustrationen, Rarität au dem NL Toni Hofers. Raritäten, ex libris, Österreichische Künstler

      [Bookseller: Alte Bücherwelt]
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      New York: Harison Smith and Robert Haas, Inc,, 1935. Octavo. Original blue cloth, black cloth band, titles to spine and upper board in gilt, black topstain. With the dust jacket. Housed in a blue cloth folding case with blue morocco title labels. Tips rubbed, tiny pen mark to front board. An excellent copy in the minutely rubbed jacket. First edition, first printing. The best copy we have yet seen.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Creed Of Kinship

      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.

      [Bookseller: Infinitebooks]
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      Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1935. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Rackham, Arthur. Very good condition with no wrapper. Grey cloth, gilt titles and decoration to spine and front cover. 12 colour plates and 17 line drawings capturing the grotesque quality of Poe's dark tales. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. A tiny mark to lower edge of front cover (slight scratch in cloth?). Neat inscription in ink to front fly-leaf. A few tiny foxspots to outer page edges else covers and contents clean. A very nice copy of the first edition. [R]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        Saint Peter Relates an Incident

      The Viking Press, New York 1935 - 105 pages. First edition, first printing. Poetry collection of his cuurent & earlier poems. Fine book in a fine dust jacket with a touch of wear to the corners. A beautiful copy! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fireproof Books]
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        Miami Beach. Maps 1 - 8 from Plat Book of Greater Miami Florida and Suburbs

      Philadelphia.: G.M. Hopkins Co.. Copyright 1935. [1936 or 1941].. 8 plat maps, handcolored, sheet size 24 x 36 inches with centrefold as issued. Damp stain to lower margins of all maps; modest except for sheet 1. Sheet 1 has light dampstain at the left and right lower corners and 1½ repaired tear at the attached tab. Repaired 1 inch tears to Sheet 2 on either side of upper centrefold. Repaired 6 inch tears to sheet 3 on either side of centerfold. Still overall good to very good condition, and eminently displayable. Eight sheets scaled 200 feet to 1 inch. Some maps feature paste-on revisions/up-dates regarding land use. From south to north the maps begin at Fisher's Island and extend north to 75th Street and are bordered to the east by the Atlantic Ocean and to the west by Biscayne Bay. The maps show streets, parks, housing developments, businesses, hotels, government property, casinos and much more, and are a fascinating record of Miami Beach at its pre-World War II height. .

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        England Made Me

      Garden City: Doubleday Doran, 1935. First American edition. Octavo, original green cloth. Very good in a very good dust jacket that shows some chipping to the spine ends and corners. Signed by Graham Greene on the title page. An early Greene title, fairly uncommon in the dust jacket and signed. Anthony Farrant has always found his way, lying to get jobs and borrowing money to get by when he leaves them in a hurry. His twin sister Kate persuades him to move and sets him up with a job as a bodyguard to Krogh, her lover and boss, an all-powerful Swedish financier. But Farrant does have a sense of decency. When Krogh gives orders that offend him, he leaks information to Minty, a down-trodden journalist, with drastic results. "Greene arouses responses of curiosity and attention comparable to those set up by Malraux, Faulkner and Hemingway" (New Statesman).

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      New York: n.p.. 1935. square 4to., original blue cloth. viii),206; (vi),207-398; (vi),399-613 pages and a total of 336 plates; (viii),161 pages and 77 plates.. 4 volumes. S-K 1415. First editions. (Brenni 527 and 775). This landmark catalogue of Schiff's private collection of 413 SIGNED bindings contains information that had appeared in no other sources. For the binders whose work is described, not only are the bindings illustrated, but also doublures and inner dentelles and binder's stamps and binder's tickets are shown. The period covered extends from the beginning of the 18th century to the middle of the 19th century. Schiff's books were sold at auction in 1938 with disastrous results - the times were not right for such a sale. Corners bumped and a little scuffed.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        HERBS AND THE EARTH. Inscribed

      New York: Rinehart, (1935)., 1935 Beston, Henry. HERBS AND THE EARTH. New York: Doubleday, (1935). First Edition Inscribed by Henry Beston to Canadian artist Thoreau MacDonald who beautifully illustrated Henry Beston's, Northern Farm. A better than very good copy in cinnamon cloth, (minor dampstain to the rear cover and rear free endpaper), paper spine label printed in green, in a bright, fresh neatly price-clipped pictorial dustwrapper with some light overall use. 'A winter evening is the best of times to muse on plans for a garden...On the table, tumbled over the books, on the floor beside the chair, are an armful of the herb garden plans...Here is Coriander, rattling like dry rain in its small box, here is Dill, fresh and pungent, Angelica seed which tastes of juniper and bites the tongue.' Small 8vo. 143 pp. A wonderful association copy.. Signed by Author(s). First Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        A formal theorem in Church's theory of types. [with:] The use of dots as brackets in Church's system.The Association for Symbolic Logic, 1942.

      First edition, the very rare offprint issues, and with a fine provenance, of Turing's papers on Church's type theory. "Church's type theory is a formal logical language which includes first-order logic, but is more expressive in a practical sense. It is used, with some modifications and enhancements, in most modern applications of type theory. It is particularly well suited to the formalization of mathematics and other disciplines and to specifying and verifying hardware and software" (<i>Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy</i>). <br/><br/> Offprints of Turing's papers are extremely rare in institutional holdings, and even more so in commerce. Copies of both offprints are in the Turing Archive at King's College, Cambridge, and they may have been among those collected by Max Newman (now at Bletchley Park). We are not aware of any other copies having appeared in commerce. <br/><br/> Turing's interest in logic and computation began when he attended the lectures of Max Newman at Cambridge in 1935. This led, two years later, to the publication of his great work <i>On computable numbers, with an application to the Entscheidungsproblem</i>, which included the introduction of the 'universal Turing machine.' Turing spent the years1937-1939 at Princeton, where he completed his PhD under the supervision of Alonzo Church. From the latter part of 1939, Turing was engaged in war work at Bletchley Park. 'Before the war my work was in logic and my hobby was cryptanalysis,' he once said, 'and now it is the other way round.' He had to thank Newman for stimulating his thoughts on this 'hobby' of mathematical logic, for they corresponded in 1940 and 1941, in which latter year Newman again gave Cambridge lectures on Foundations of Mathematics. <br/><br/> "Most of Alan's efforts were directed towards a new formulation of the theory of types. Russell had regarded types as rather a nuisance, adopted <i>faute de mieux</i> in order to save Frege's set theory. Other logicians had felt that a hierarchy of logical categories was really quite a natural idea, and that it was the attempt to lump together every conceivable entity into 'sets' that was strange. Alan inclined to the latter view. He would prefer a theory with the way in which mathematicians actually thought, and which worked in a practical way. He also wanted to see mathematical logic used to make the work of mathematicians more rigorous... His own efforts to bridge the gap began with an attempt 'to put the theory of type into a form in which it can be used by the mathematician-in-the-street without having to study mathematical logic, much less use it... The type principle is effectively taken care of in ordinary language by the fact that there are nouns as well as adjectives. We can make the statement 'All horses are four-legged', which can be verified by examination of every horse, at any rate if there are only a finite number of them. If however we try to use words like 'thing' or 'thing whatever' trouble begins. Suppose we understand 'thing' to include everything whatever, books, cats, men, women, thoughts, functions of men with cats as values, numbers, matrices, classes of classes, procedures, propositions... Under these circumstances what can be made of the statement 'All things are not prime multiples of 6'... What do we mean by it? Under no circumstances is the number of things to be examined finite. It may be that some meaning can be given to statements of this kind, but for the present we do not know of any. In effect then the theory of types requires us to refrain from the use of such nouns as 'thing', 'object', etc., which are intended to convey the idea of 'anything whatever'. <br/><br/> "The technical work of separating mathematical 'nouns' from 'adjectives' was based upon that of Church, whose lectures he had followed at Princeton, and who published a description of his type theory in 1940. Part of Alan's work was done in collaboration with Newman through correspondence; their joint paper [i.e. I] being received at Princeton on 9 May 1941. It must have crossed the Atlantic just as the <i>München</i> was captured. Alan produced a further paper of a highly technical nature, <i>The use of dots as brackets in Church's system</i>, and submitted it just a year later" (Hodges, pp. 215-6). [Paper II] "shows once again Turing's ability to reason about important issues in computer science before there were digital computers to reason about. In this case, Turing essentially studies an important aspect of programming languages, a syntax for trees... In short, Turing's dots gave him a way to think about the order of operations in a structure that was more intuitive to him, to prepare him for planned further work on Church's &lambda;-calculus" (Lance Fortnow, in <i>Alan Turing: his work and impact</i>, pp. 227-8). Turing states that he intended to make use of this notation in two forthcoming papers, <i>Some theorems about Church's systems</i> and <i>The theory of virtual types</i>. These never appeared, although manuscripts with similar titles exist in the Turing Archive (AMT/C/3-6). <br/><br/> Although there are no ownership marks, these offprints are from the working library of Robin Gandy. "[Gandy's] interest in [mathematical logic] commenced through his wartime acquaintance with Alan Turing as far back as 1944. His twin interests in the foundations of science and mathematics were fostered by Turing. These interests moulded a career which always seemed larger than his publication list, although that grew in diversity with the years to include some seminal papers. Initially, he read widely and published little, but around 1960 he started to produce the major results which made him an international figure in the theory of abstract recursion and in effective, descriptive set theory. There were also major conceptual innovations such as the theory of inductive definitions, and a plethora of ingenious intricate proofs in different corners of the subject. He wrote papers on many areas of logic and was much in demand as a reviewer of books on the foundations of mathematics and science. He remained active and productive and was a familiar figure at international conferences until his sad and unexpected death (from an aortic rupture) on November 20th, 1995. "He was born on September 22nd, 1919, in Peppard, Oxfordshire, where his father, Thomas Gandy, was in general practice. His mother Ida Gandy earned a reputation for a sequence of books based on her early life in Wiltshire. Educated at Abbotsholme, a progressive public school, he went on to join that special elite at King's College, Cambridge, intellectual home of such famous names as E. M. Forster the novelist, J. Maynard Keynes the economist - and Alan Turing. He met Turing at a party in 1940 (Gandy's graduation year) but their early wartime careers were separate. Gandy was commissioned in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers and became an expert on military radio and radar, whilst Turing joined the cryptanalysts at Bletchley Park. They were brought together at Hanslope Park in 1944 to work on a speech decipherment system, christened 'Delilah' at Gandy's suggestion because it was intended to be a 'deceiver of men'. "Their friendship continued after the war, back at King's College where Turing had resumed his fellowship. Gandy took Part III of the Mathematical Tripos with distinction, then began studying for a PhD under Turing's supervision; his successful thesis on the logical foundation of physics (<i>On axiomatic systems in mathematics and theories in physics</i>) was presented in 1953 and can now be seen as a bridge between his wartime expertise and later career. When Turing died in 1954 he left his mathematical books and papers to Gandy, who, in 1963, took over from Max Newman the task of editing the papers for publication" (Moschovakis & Yates, pp. 367-8). <br/><br/> Andrew Hodges, <i>Alan Turing: The Enigma</i>, 1983; Yiannis Moschovakis & Mike Yates, 'In Memoriam: Robin Oliver Gandy 1919-1995', <i>Bulletin of Symbolic Logic</i>, Vol. 2, 1996, pp. 367-370.. Two offprints on Church's type theory. I. (with M. H. A. Newman) 'A formal theorem in Church's theory of types,' pp. 28-33, Journal of Symbolic Logic, Vol. 7, No. 1, March, 1942; II. 'The use of dots as brackets in Church's system,' pp. 146-156, Journal of Symbolic Logic, Vol. 7, No. 4, December, 1942. 8vo (255 x 175 mm), original printed wrappers. Provenance: Robin Oliver Gandy (1919-95)

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        Somebody in Boots (signed)

      New York; (1935): The Vanguard Press Author&#39;s first book inscribed and signed by him on the front free endpaper "For Harry Schwartz/May Allah be kind/God be good, his/business prosper/and his brandy/ cheep/Nelson/Algren/&#39;58". 322pp., bound in rust cloth, spine lettering black, top edge red, very light bumping to corners, spine fading. Based on Algren&#39;s personal experiences of living in Texas and wondering America during the Great Depression. A very good copy.. First Edition. Octavo.

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        Catalogue Of The Glaisher Collection Of Pottery & Porcelain In The Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge

      Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1935. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. navy cloth with beveled edges. Near fine in slightly nicked, albeit very good dust wrappers. 2 vols./No Dust Jacket. 431 & 266 pages. 34 x 25 cm. 37 color plates, 266 collotype plates. The collection is strongest in the English lead-glazed wares, stonewares and delft wares of the pre-industrial age, but the Continental section amounting to 2268 specimens comprises fine examples from all parts of Europe.

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        Taps at Reveille

      New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons, 1935. The last book of short stories published during Fitzgerald&#39;s life, including Babylon Revisited, with a single printing in 1935 of only 5100 copies for both the first and later states. First printing of the first edition, with Scribner&#39;s colophon and "A" on the copyright page, and first issue, with uncancelled, 349-352pp., and page 351 reading "Oh catch it-oh catch it..." In first state dustjacket with the 1/8 inch high price ($2.50) rubber-stamped on flap. [Bruccoli A18.1.a.]. In fine condition; in a very good to near fine dust jacket, with some browning and discoloration to spine and back cover, professional conservation, primarily to edges and spine.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good.

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        Lectures in America

      New York: Random House,, 1935. Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine and upper board in red and black, black top-stain. With the dust jacket. Faint partial toning to endpapers. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with a couple of short closed tears and some toning to the lower panel. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For Mary Cooper, Gertrude Stein". This collection compiles six lectures given by Stein at American universities during 1934 and 1935.

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