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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.

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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. .

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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).

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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

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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]

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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.

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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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        Burn, Baby, Burn (First Edition)

      New York: Phoenix Press, 1935. First Edition. First Edition. Fuller&#39;s first book, a sort of cynical screwball satire, about a New York reporter&#39;s rise, fall, triumphant return, and ultimate failure in Hollywood. One of three pulp novels he wrote prior to bringing the same sensibilities to his brilliant career as a film director.& & About Very Good lacking dust jacket, with portions of the jacket flaps still attached at the pastedowns, and a library address stamp to both endpapers, as well as the top and bottom page block. Rare in any condition.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        The Underworld of the East

      London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co.,, 1935. Being Eighteen Years Actual Experiences of the Underworlds, Drug Haunts and Jungles of India, China, and the Malay Archipelago. Octavo. Original red cloth, lettered in black. In the strikingly simple typographical dust jacket. 18 plates. First edition of this uncommon memoir of a young Yorkshire mining engineer&#39;s psychonautic experiences in the East, just a handful of copies on OCLC. "To the suspicious reader, James Lee&#39;s Underworld of the East &#133; might at first sight appear to be an elaborate hoax. Far more than nay other example of the turn-of-the-century travel genre, it presents our jaded modern palates with the sort of Orient of the Mind which we imagine far more often than we get: a twilight world of ports, red-light districts, drug dens, and secret chambers of vice from Aden to Kyoto, as strange as opium dreams yet as real as bamboo and stale tobacco, and our guide is not some prurient flaneur protesting his shock and disbelief at every step but a mining foreman from Yorkshire who, during the course of the book, is largely preoccupied with smoking, swallowing and injecting as many drugs as possible &#133; Even more suspiciously, he defuses the near-universal problem which the sympathetic and unprejudiced reader has with colonial memoirs by being resolutely sympathetic and unprejudiced towards the local people - even marrying an Indian girl who he subsequently treats with nothing but love and respect &#133; But perhaps most suspicious of all is the way in which Lee presents us with an account which significantly rewrites the social history of drugs in the period leading up to their prohibition &#133;But a second glance confirms that Underworld of the East even if it seems too good to be true, is none the less exactly what it claims to be" (Mike Jay in the introduction to the 2000 Green Magic reprint). Highly desirable thus, in the oddly spare typographical jacket, predominantly white, the final word of the title - "East" - in stencil block capital shadow-lettering overlaid on a black and white image of a teeming Indian street scene.

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      Philip Allan, London 1935 - "Thrills/A Collection of Uneasy /Tales/London/ Philip Allan/1935". Pages 249; 7 page publisher's catalogue at rear. First Edition. Book is near fine; the binding is sharp and clean; top edge dusty; original owner's name and date neatly written on front free end paper; edges a little foxed; some very light discolouration of preliminaries and pages at rear as usual. Dust jacket is the second issue, ie the "Creeps" series dust jacket, with "Thrills" in blue at top of front edge. Dust jacket is very good, has a little chipping at the top and bottom of the spine panel, and along the lower edges; half inch tear at top of front panel and at top of spine; a little dusty; front panel scored and abraided. Scans can be sent on request. Please note we only ship by secure airmail for orders out of UK. Offered by Winchester Antiquarian Books: selling books from a real bookshop since 1990; Our reputation is your guarantee! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      New York: Alcestis Press, 1935. First Edition. wraps. Small and faint dampstain at the bottom gutter of the first few pages. The glassine dustwrapper has some chipping at the top front cover and spine head and a small ring stain toward the bottom which does not go through to the cover. Beautifully preserved copy and scarce thus. Edelstein A 2.a. Copy #73 of 135 numbered and SIGNED copies of a total edition of 165 of Stevens's second book. Bound in heavy ivory paper self-wrappers with the scarce original unprinted glassine but without the slipcase. In addition to being SIGNED by the poet, this copy is also inscribed by the publisher on the half-title page.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Map of the Hamilton Farm. The Residence of James Cox Brady Esqre. and adjacent Properties, Roads, etc. All in Hunterdon, Morris & Somerset Counties, N.J.F.S. Tainter, Leslie Apgar

      Bedminster, N.J, march, 1935. (BRADY, JAMES COX) 30 1/2 (width) x 41 1/2 (length) inches, Image size. black ink and color guoache, on paper. Framed and glazed. Fine

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      Published by Oxford University Press, Humphrey Milford, 1935. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good/Good. Illustrated by Leigh, Howard & Sindall, Alfred. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper. A New Adventure of the Celebrated War-Pilot, Captain J. Bigglesworth, with Algy Lacey, his flying partner and protege Ginger. Blue boards with dark blue titles and sea-plane vignette to front cover. Colour frontis + b/w illustrations. (not Pyramid edition). Spine browned. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing. All plates present. Contained in scarce pictorial wrapper which is believed to be a 2nd issue. Rear panel of wrapper lists two Biggles books, flies East and Hits the Trail and mentions two publishers to base, with a block patter border. The wrapper is torn and creased with some loss, approx. 1/2" across top of spine and up to 1" at base of spine with some other small chips to corners. [S]

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        Biggles Hits the Trail

      London: Oxford University Press / Humphrey Milford. 1935. Hardcover. Good. Stated &#39;Reprinted 1935 in Great Britain at the University Press...&#39; so assume 2nd printing. 8vo, sky blue cloth lettered in darker blue, in original dust wrapper. Book good+, spine leaning, mild foxing to edges of text block and to endpapers, small areas of discoloration (lightening) to spine, else nice tight copy. Dust jacket good to very good, some chipping to top of spine, loss of "ES" to BIGGLES, very shallow loss to spine bottom, light rubbing to spine, minor soil to rear panel, otherwise a nice clean copy of the very rare pictorial dust jacket showing a twin engine biplane sailing over the Mountain of Light in Western China.

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        The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (First Edition)

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1935. First American Edition. Fine in an about Fine dust jacket. Simply a stunning copy, with a vibrant topstain, and only the most minute pinpoint rubbing at the spine ends and corners to note. The best copy we have ever seen.& & Basis for the classic 1948 film noir directed by John Huston and starring Humphrey Bogart. A presentable copy of Traven&#39;s masterpiece, and the first edition of the book to have been translated by him.

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      New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1935. First Edition. Limited Issue, one of 310 numbered copies signed by the author. Octavo (19.5cm); silver foil boards back in light blue cloth, with title stamped in gilt on spine and pictorial device stamped in blue on front board; top edge gilt; 315,[3]pp. Bookplate to front pastedown, spine cloth faded and lightly soiled, minor offsetting to gutters, and a tiny patch of foil skinned at right edge of rear panel; Very Good+ in a like example of the scarce, original slipcase; toned, worn with minor splitting along edges, but perfectly sound, with the original title labels intact.

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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. 131) SIGNED by the author. Quarter-bound in pale blue cloth, with silver paper-covered boards and silver spine title. Lacking the publisher&#39;s slipcase. Spine faded as often found, some wear at the fore-edge of the front board, and some creasing to the fore-edge of the fold-out leaf preceding the title page. Faulkner&#39;s tale of barnstorm aviation, a pursuit which took his brother Dean&#39;s life a few months after the book was published. Basis for the 1958 Douglas Sirk film "The Tarnished Angels" featuring Robert Stack, Rock Hudson and Dorothy Malone.

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      New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1935. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine-/Fine-. First Printing (February, 1935, on copyright page), in First Issue dust jacket (with correct titles listed on rear panel). 8vo: 315,[1]pp. Publisher&#39;s cobalt-blue cloth, spine and upper cover stamped in gilt within a horizontal black band, top edge stained black; pictorial dust jacket, priced $2.50. About Fine (flaking to gilt spine lettering), in a bright, about Fine jacket (spine head rubbed with miniscule loss). Provenance: from the collection (now housed at the University of Central Florida Libraries) of bibliophiles Walter and Dorothy Donnelly with their label on front paste down. Petersen A17.1a. In the 1930s, Faulkner sought release from increasing personal and professional problems through flying lessons; he bought a plane, and his brothers learned to fly, too. Eventually Faulkner gave the plane to his brother Dean&#151;and was overcome by guilt when Dean died in a crash in the same year Pylon, which concerns the exploits of a wandering troupe of gypsy aviators, was published. According to The Literary Encyclopedia, Pylon "has many failings, but did offer Faulkner a chance to try out some of the techniques he perfected in Absalom, Absalom! (1936), which is widely considered his greatest achievement." Basis for the 1958 film The Tarnished Angels, featuring Robert Stack, Rock Hudson and Dorothy Malone, about an airplane contest in New Orleans during Mardis Gras. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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      New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas. 1935. First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Some foxing to page edges and sparsely to first several pages. Stated Second Printing, March 1935. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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      New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, Inc.,, 1935. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt on black ground, black top-stain. With the dust jacket. Spine and edges of boards faded, spine titles oxidised and chipping, browning from inserted material to front endpapers. A very good copy in the rubbed and tanned jacket with a closed tear down the length of the spine repaired with tape to the verso and the upper flap cleanly separated from the rest of the jacket. First edition, first printing.

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        Lettres Sur Rome

      Paris: Chez Creuzevault, 1935. Paperback. Orig. etched pictorial wrappers loose in board portfolio as issued. Near fine in worn slipcase./No Dust Jacket. Decaris, Albert. 97 pages. Large folio, 42 x 32. Etched pictorial tile, and twenty-three fine etched plates (one double-paged) with tissued guards presenting Roman ruins, architectural monuments, gardens and landscapes by Albert Decaris. Limited edition, one of 150 on Rives, printed in Cheltenham Roman type on the presses of J. & J. Vaucher with d&#39;Edmund Rigal responsible for the plates. Chateaubriand is often considered the father of French Romanticism. Decaris had a long career as a book illustrator as well as major designer and engraver of stamps. Clean, fresh copy.

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      Deya & London: Seizin Press/Constable, Autumn 1935, Summer 1936, and 1938.. Three volumes. Two volumes in printed paper boards, and the third in gilt cloth. First two volumes: spines sunned and a bit soiled, typical light foxing to endsheets and edges, else an unusually good pair, with the early ownership stamps of poet/publisher James Laughlin; third volume: light foxing at fore- edge, else fine in lightly foxed dust jacket. Edited by Laura Riding and, in the case of EPILOGUE, co-edited with Robert Graves. The first two volumes (of three) published in this format, plus the fourth volume, in trade format. More work, both poetic and dogmatic, arising out of the Deya/FOCUS circle. The third volume appeared in 1937 (not present here), and THE WORLD AND OURSELVES informally completed the series. SULLIVAN (MODERN), p.563. WEXLER A27, A32, and A36.

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        Flora Agaricina Danica. in 5 parts bound into 3 volumes.

      Pub. Copenhagen. 1935 - with 200 of the finest chromolithographed plates. All 5 parts bound into 3 hardback volumes. The condition of the plates are exceptionally clean and bright. The illustrations are reckoned to be some of the finest chromolithographic plates produced. An exquisite work. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Asiatics

      Harper & Brothers, New York,, 1935. Octavo. Original black cloth, border in blind to edges of boards, titles and decoration to spine gilt, pictorial endpapers, top edge stained grey. With the dust jacket. A spectacular copy in the dust jacket. First Edition, First Printing. The dedication copy with the author&#39;s signed presentation inscription to the dedication leaf, "To my dear mother from Frederic, September 1935". Additionally signed by him on the title page and with his note to the half title leaf, "This was the first copy I ever saw of my first book F.P.

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        Les stèles royales de Lam-Son, planches (tout paru),

      Hanoi, Imprimerie d'Extême-Orient 1935, - in-folio (33,5 x 50 cm), 1 ff. (titre), 4 pp. de texte, 1 ff. (table des planches) et 12 planches dont 6 à double-page (60 x 50 cm), en feuilles sous chemise cartonnée à rabas, dos toile, lacets. Ecole Française d'Extrême-Orient, Collection de textes et documents sur l'Indochine II. Ces inscriptions forment l'épigraphie ancienne de Lam-Son, berceau de la dynastie des Lê, qui régna sur le Tonkin et l'Annam du Nord de 1428 à 1789. Elles portent les témoignages directs de la période brillante de cette longue souveraineté, depuis sa fondation à la retraite des Ming jusqu'à la veille des révolutions où devait sombrer le pouvoir royal. Elles commémorent la vie des cinq premiers rois et des deux reines-mères. Rousseurs sur la chemise, feuillet de titre traversé par deux larges galeries de ver (sans atteinte au texte). Le volume de texte, annoncé dans l'avant propos, ne fut pas publié.

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        South: The Harvest

      London: The Baynard Press, 1935. Mounted onto cotton First Printing Fine A fine original poster designed by John Mansbridge (British: 1901-1981) for the London Transit and printed by the Baynard Press in 1935. Fine condition. Mounted onto cotton. 25 x 40 inches. & Subtly inspired by Cubism and honoring the rural tradition set forth by Thomas Hart Benton, Mansbridge&#39;s compositions explode with a forceful confidence. His vibrant scenes of toil are charged with motion and the strenuous integrity of the laborers: both man and beast, as they sheer sheep, plow fields and reap the harvest of the verdant and amber lands of rural Britain. With an emphasis on strong design, the graphic intent of the London Transit posters was to reach a diverse audience, encourage travel and all the while enliven and brighten the oft-dreary locale of the London Underground, the "Tube". A fine, scarce example all around. &

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        Signed Original Autograph Display

      Paris: De Chirico, 1935 Giorgio de Chirico [July 10, 1888 - November 20, 1978] Influential pre-Surrealist & then Surrealist Greek-Italian painter born in Volos, Greece, to a Genovese mother & a Sicilian father. He founded the Scuola Metafisica art movement. APS. Parigi 12 -1 -35 / Cara Signora [addressed to: Marg Brown / Roma, postmarked 13-1-35] In Italian. Good content, mentions his upcoming show in New York: "I meant to ask you if you could send me a good picture of the fresco I did for the Triennale in Milan. / I am now definitely settled in Paris. Which is why I hope we&#39;ll see each other at Vedermi[?]. I&#39;ll have 45 pictures at the Rome Quadriennale. / Next fall, I&#39;ll have a show in New York. I have also written to America. I hope to hear from you. I kiss your hand. / Georgio de Chirico. 9 rue Brown Séquard. Paris XVth" Framed & glazed with a photo print of his &#39;Madonna&#39; to an overall size of 11" 1/4 x 16" 3/4. Double matted [5" x 7", 3" x 5"] in a lovely satin finished custom blue frame in very fine condition. Signed De Chirico material rarely comes to market. Excellent presentation.. Signed by Author. Original Autographed Notes & Letters. Framed & Glazed.

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