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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.

      [Bookseller: Infinitebooks]
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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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        Ideas of Order (Signed Limited Edition, one of ten review copies)

      New York: The Alcestis Press, 1935. First Edition. First Edition. One of 165 SIGNED copies, 20 of which were presentation copies with Roman numerals, 135 copies numbered in Arabic, and 10 copies marked "Out of Series" for review purposes. This an "Out of Series" copy, signed by Stevens. & & About Fine in a Very Good plus or better example of the scarce tissue jacket, lacking the original cardboard slipcase. Jacket is lightly toned, with a couple of tiny stains, a few minute chips, and toning to the spine panel. A lovely copy, housed in a custom clamshell box. Edelstein A2.a.

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        The Middle-Aged Man on the Flying Trapeze (First Edition, Larry McMurtry's Copy)

      Harper's (Harper and Brothers), New York 1935 - First Edition. Very Good plus in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Copy belonging to author Larry McMurtry, with his extremely neat (and therefore very early) ownership signature in pencil at the top front endpaper. Light scattered foxing to the book spine and board edges, else a bright, clean copy; jacket is only lightly worn, with no significant chips or tears, and only a bit of the inevitable spine fading. A nice connection between two major American writers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        GREEN HILLS OF AFRICA

      Scribners, New York 1935 - Very Good in a Good Green and black dustjacket, with original price of "2.75" True first issue of Hemingway's second book of nonfiction. Scribner's "A" and Seal printed on the copyright page. Tape to verso of spine. The first printing consisted of 10550 copies and took place in October. Hannemann A13a; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Kultura i Sztuka Ludu Zydowskiego na Ziemiach Polskich.

      Lwow 1935 - 1/1000. Signed by author and artist. 4to. xi. 208pp. Original red cloth with gold lettering and bordering. Frontispiece illustration. A study of Polish Jewish art and culture written just before the Holocaust. Includes an introduction by the famous historian Majer Balaban as well as numerous photographs and plates with tissue guards. Text in Polish. Arthur Szyk's signature on frontispiece. M. Goldstein's inscription is on the limited edition page. Tail of spine and corners rubbed. Cover scratched. Overall in good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED (ALS) to his son

      Roseburg, OR, 25 June 1935. Letter. Folds from mailing, still about Fine, with envelope. A fine two-page AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED as "Dad" to his son Romer on colorful Zane Grey Camp stationery with envelope. In part: "I've been gone 10 days, and have received only one wire from home. No letters! Pyramid Lake was the bunk. It's all right for big shots who are dumb, but not for me. There were some peachy divorcees there.... We trolled for hours - for nothing.... You should always be sure of your ground before you steer anyone up against anything.... We are here in camp, and it's lovely.... No fish yet. The river is about 18 inches high, and sure is hell. There are a few steelhead coming up, so we hear. But I haven't seen any.... By July 15 fishing should be good.

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        THE NEW ADVENTURES OF TARZAN "POP-UP"

      Chicago: Pleasure Books, Inc.,. [1935]. original four-color pictorial boards.. Brilliant, as new copy with pop-ups in perfect condition and binding. unrubbed and very bright. Rare in this condition. (#9764). First edition. Issued in conjunction with the 1935 motion picture starring Bruce Bennett (credited as Herman Brix), Ula Holt, and Frank Baker. Not in Heins.

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        [Screenplay]: The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo

      [No place: no publisher]. August 5, 1935. First. Final Screenplay. Mimeographed sheets bradbound in blue wrappers. Front wrap damaged, thus overall good, internally fine. The 1935 film was directed by Stephen Roberts and featured Ronald Colman, Joan Bennett, Colin Clive, and Nigel Bruce. Very scarce. From the Library of Carter Burden. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Taps at Reveille

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1935. First. First edition, second issue in first issue dustwrapper. Rubbing at the bottom of the boards, a good plus copy in a chipped and worn, fair only dustwrapper with external tape repairs. Fitzgerald's second short story collection. .

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        Lucy Gayheart

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1935 - First edition, Number 30 of 749 copies on Croxley Rag Paper, signed by the Author. 8vo. [xii], [1]-231, [3] pp. Blue cloth, t.e.g. Fine, spine very slightly sunned, in original fine slipcase. Crane a.20.i [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        GEROICHESKAYA EPOPEIA ("The Heroic Epic"). Album of Photo documents

      Moscow: "Pravda", 1935. Text in Russian. Folio (13-3/4 x 10-1/4) Decorated cloth, Slipcase. Illustrated throughout witrh photographs and maps. 5000 copies only. Design by P. Freiberg, S. Telingater, N. Sedelnikov. Some illustrations missing. [Telingater, Solomon (1903-1969). Well-known Soviet typographer and graphic artist. A founder member of the group OKTIABR' ("October") with Vesnin brothers, Klutsis, Lissitzky, Meyerhold, Rodchenko, Stenberg Brothers, Eisenstein. Worked with Lissitzky. - Large heavy volume. Rare.] Please see the pictures. For mor eimages please visit our website..

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        LLANTO POR IGNACIO SÁNCHEZ MEJÍAS de. Dibujos de J. Caballero.

      Cruz y Raya (S. Aguiire, Imp.), Madrid 1935 - Size: 22x28.2. 22pp. 1h. 3 láminas de José Caballero. Cubierta anterior ligeramente moteada; huella de humedad (¿o del pegamento? en el lomo. En general buen ejemplar. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Particle Problem in the General Theory of Relativity

      Lancaster, PA and New York, NY: American Physical Society. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fine. FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPPERS of Einstein and Rosen's famous paper introducing the "Einstein-Rosen Bridge", now known as a "wormhole." "The subject of 'The Particle Problem in the General Theory of Relativity' was the Einstein-Rosen Bridge, known today as the 'wormhole' solution of general relativity. Beloved on science-fiction writers, the wormhole was Einstein's attempt to remove the problem of unphysical singularities in his gravitation theory. The wormhole is a mathematical portal in space-time, allowing a space traveller to move more or less instantaneously through the universe and come out in a distant part of it, or into another universe" (Moffat, Einstein Wrote Back: My Life in Physics). IN: The Physical Review, Vol. 48, No. 1 (Second Series), pp. 73-77. July 1, 1935. Lancaster, PA and New York, NY: American Physical Society, 1935. Quarto, original wrappers. A hint of discoloration to wrapper edges; a fine copy, rare in original wrappers. Note: A custom cloth box is available for an additional $225.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Records of Big Game, Tenth Edition 1935

      1935 - RECORDS OF BIG GAME - TENTH EDITION, London 1935, 408 pages plus adverts. African and Asiatic Sections, profusely ilkustrated. This is one of the more scarce editions and the last to list African and Asian trophies in the same volume.The brown cover is unfaded and the gilt lettering on cover and spine is intact and bright. There are no marks or inscriptions and the book is tight and clean. Fine. $575.00 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Photography Year Book 1935-68 (24 Volumes)

      Cosmopolitan Press LTD/Fountain Press LTD London: Cosmopolitan Press LTD/Fountain Press LTD. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition. 24 volumes of Photography Year Book, 1935-68. Publication suspended 1939-46. Resumed under different title in 1947-48 issue (Photography To-Day), reverted to old title in 1949. Volumes 1935, 1936- 37, 1938, 1949, 1950, 1952 lacking dustjackets. Volumes 1935, 1936-37, 1938 Folio, all others 4to. All volumes Very Good-Near Fine. Contents unmarked. Extra postage will be required.

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        Rainbow in the Sky

      New York: Harcourt , Brace And Company, 1935 Bright blue cloth boards, faded spine, cloth broken bottom corner tip and top corner tip. Cracked inner spine.Inscribed by the illustrator Reginald Birch with a drawing of a woman with an angle playing instrument. The illustration has creases and some waves but not directly on the illustration but some on the inscription. Color of illustration has bled through to the back of the page.

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        TAMC KAIHO^ OFFICIAL ORGAN OF THE TOKYO AMATEUR MAGICIANS CLUB

      1935 - [MAGICIANS - JAPAN]. TAMC KAIHO OFFICIAL ORGAN OF THE TOKYO AMATEUR MAGICIANS CLUB. Vol.1, #1 thru Vol.2 #1, 5 issues in all. Published in Tokyo from January 1935 to May 1936. Text in Japanese, but the first 4 issues (of 4 and 8 pp.) include translations into English on mimeographed sheets, the last issue of 12 pp. includes no such translation. Illustrated with photo plates throughout. The first issue is a bit tattered, else the others are good or better condition. Very unusual and interesting run of this ephemeral magazine.

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        The Golden Bed of Kydno

      Waltham St Lawrence Golden Cockerel Press 1935. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Rubbed and marked boards. Gold endpapers with some staining and scuffing. Some rubbing on page edges. Pages untrimmed. Teg Limited Edition [152/200] Cream hardback cover with gilt titles 310mm x 230mm (12" x 9"). 45pp. 12 engravings. 'Nude' Line engravings by Lettice Sandford. Printed on Joynson's mould-made paper in 18 point Perpetua type hand set by A. H. Gibbs and E. J. Ward.

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        LLANTO POR IGNACIO SÁNCHEZ MEJÍAS.

      - Cruz y Raya. Madrid. 1935. 22pp. 29 x 22 cm. Rústica. [RECOMENDADO]. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Tortilla Flat

      Covici-Friede, 1935. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. New York: Covici Friede, 1935. First Edition, First Printing, with no subsequent printings or years on the copyright page, and contains mention of the Van Rees Press at the bottom. Hardcover, in Good overall condition with some restoration work done. Original cloth, with a recased spine, visible at top and bottom of spine, as well as the edges of the boards. Consolidated corners, exposed. New end sheets. Sunning to spine panel. Pages show signs of use, occasional smudge or grubbiness. Firmly bound. Rare.

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        Oversigtskort Over Danmark Med Badestederne

      Turistforeningen for Danmark.. 1935.. Color pictorial / pictographic map, 22 1/2 x 19 inches on sheet size 23 1/2 x 20 inches, folding as issued, now professionally mounted on linen. Separations at folds and some light creases all minimized by linen backing, a few faint soiled spots; overall very good and bright condition. Attractive pictorial map of Denmark, by Czech-Danish illustrator Franz Sedivy, showing spas, state railways, private railways, and steamship routes. Includes an inset map of Bornholm at lower right corner. Issued as a pamphlet with text on verso, now mounted on linen. .

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        The High-Speed Internal-Combustion Engine

      BLACKIE & SONS LIMITED, LONDON AND GLASGOW 1935 - EXTREMELY SCARCE DUSTJACKET CHIPPED ON A TECHNICAL REFERENCE AUTOMOTIVE TEXT. Front cover of DJ reads: A revised and extended edition of Mr. Ricardo's earlier work on high-speed internal-combustion engines. The book deals mainly with general principals rather than specific designs, and a chapter is devoted to the modern high-speed Diesel engine. The dust jacket of this book is torn at the spine and worn around the edges all around. On the front endpaper it has the previous owners signature. The pages and edges throughout the book are slightly discolored. None of the pages are torn or have marks. All photos and diagrams throughout the book are in black and white and black ink. DATE PUBLISHED: 1935 EDITION: SECOND ED 435 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Soviet Communism: A New Civilization

      Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd., London,, 1935. 2 volumes, octavo. Original navy blue cloth, titles to spines gilt. Cloth of the first volume rather marked and with some chaffing to the edges of the boards, spines somewhat faded. Very good. First Edition, First Impressions. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper of the first volume, "To Stafford & Isobel Cripps with affectionate regards & Beatrice Webb Sidney Webb Nov 1935" And with the recipients' armorial bookplates on the front pastedown of each volume. A major association set. Stafford Cripps the parliamentarian and writer was a key figure in the development of the political landscape of the twentieth century. He served in the war cabinet and was second only to Atlee in the government formed after the 1945 election. Churchill once quipped of the notoriously arrogant Webb, "There but for the grace of God goes God".

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        A Frontier Army Surgeon

      Allen Printing Co., Cranford, N.J. 1935 - 1st, #128/130 SIGNED by the author's wife. Vg-, blue cloth; wear at spine tips and corners, slt. faded spine, weak front hinge. In the rare dj, good only; holes on spine, browned on spine, many chips on all edges, separating at spine edges. The dj is cream paper, printed only on the front panel and front flap. The front panel reads, after title and author, "'A Frontier Army Surgeon' is well-written, entertaining, containing a great deal of excellent and unusual material. It records in authentic fashion a fascinating period on the frontier.Beverly Smith of the American Magazine". Onthe flap there are three more quotes from reviews, the price $5.00, and the publisher's imprint. Also in a custom cloth-covered slipcase with gilt-stamped leather title piece, very nice-looking. Howes B1078. Colorado in the 1880s. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A Study of Tom Thomson. The Story of a Man Who Looked for Beauty and for Truth in the Wilderness

      Discus Press, Toronto - 1935, 131 out of 450 copies set by hand by the author and printed on Kelsey press. () Very good. xxii, 133pp. Octavo. Green cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on spine. Boards show a slight bow and mild bumping to corners. Slight discolouration to endpapers. Text block is generally very clean and bright. Bottom and side outer edges untrimmed. A few B / W illustrations within. Four tipped in colour plate reproductions, including frontis. Slight crease to frontis page. A nice copy. Signed and numbered in black ink by the author in the limitation page. Canadian author Blowden Davies moved to Toronto in 1921 where she met with the GROUP of SEVEN, a group of artists renowned for their post-impressionist styled portrayals of Canadian landscapes. Her interest in Canada's artistic community grew leading to the authorship of this book. Davies' texts are well known for exploring Canadian social history. Blodwen Davies was a prolific writer, publishing works including: Storied Streets of Quebec (1927), Old Father Forest (1930), Daniel Du Lhut (1930), Ruffles and Rapiers (1930), Saguenay and Gaspe (1932), Romantic Quebec (1932), the Charm of Ottawa (1932), Youth, Marriage and the Family (1948), Quebec: Portrait of a Province (1952) and Ottawa: Portrait of a Capital (1954). The majority of Davies' work was historical, but in the years leading up to her death she developed an interest in folklore and mennonite history in Canada. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Underworld of the East. Being Eighteen Years Actual Experiences of the Underworlds, Drug Haunts and Jungles of India, China, and the Malay Archipelago.

      London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., 1935 - 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's psychonautic experiences in the East, just a handful of copies on OCLC. "To the suspicious reader, James Lee's Underworld of the East 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 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 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 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. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Somebody In Boots (Inscribed)

      Vanguard Press New York: Vanguard Press, 1935. First edition. Cloth. Good. First edition of the author's first book. This copy in good condition with wear to covers. Prior ownership stamp to inside front pastedown and a handwritten price on the half-title page. While condition of this book is ordinary, it is very nicely INSCRIBED by Algren to friend and fellow New York artist, Richard Merkin on the front endpaper. Algren has added his customary drawing of a cat next to the inscription. Lacking rare dustwrapper. Inscribed copies of this title are by no means common.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A. ]
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        TAMC KAIHO^ OFFICIAL ORGAN OF THE TOKYO AMATEUR MAGICIANS CLUB

      1935. Good. [MAGICIANS - JAPAN]. TAMC KAIHOOFFICIAL ORGAN OF THE TOKYO AMATEUR MAGICIANS CLUB. Vol.1, #1 thru Vol.2 #1, 5 issues in all. Published in Tokyo from January 1935 to May 1936. Text in Japanese, but the first 4 issues (of 4 and 8 pp.) include translations into English on mimeographed sheets, the last issue of 12 pp. includes no such translation. Illustrated with photo plates throughout. The first issue is a bit tattered, else the others are good or better condition. Very unusual and interesting run of this ephemeral magazine.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company ]
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        England Made Me. A Novel

      London: William Heinemann Ltd,, 1935. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt. Cloth a little rubbed, spotted, and dulled, spine faded, spotting to edges of text block and occasionally to contents. A very good copy. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        BIGGLES OF THE CAMEL SQUADRON

      Published by John Hamilton Ltd., 1935 (Circa.). Hardback. Very Good/Fair/Poor. Illustrated by Leigh, Howard. Slightly better than very good condition in a dustwrapper in fair condition. Blue cloth, black title to spine. Colour frontis and 4 b/w plates. 4 page glossary. No catalogue to rear. Spine a little browned overall, but is faded for 1.75" at base and 0.5" at top. Endpapers and page edges a little browned, a little foxing to outer page edges. Overall book is a tightly bound clean copy. All plates present. Wrapper is not price-cut and price of 3/6 is present. There is loss to the wrapper corresponding to the fading on the spine, however this has been disguised by similar coloured paper loosely fitted underneath. Wrapper also has a few nicks and tears and edge-creases. Very rare to find a copy in any condition wrapper. [S]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        Le jour noir

      Berger-levrault, 1935. in8 Broché

      [Bookseller: crealivres]
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        LOST ON VENUS

      Tarzana, California: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers,. [1935]. original pebbled blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange, top edge stained red.. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with some general dust soiling,. touch of wear at edges, and thin partial line of black offset from. old-style asphaltic-edged dust jacket protector at top and bottom. edges of front panel. (#147470). First edition. Second book of the Venus series. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 2- 29. Bleiler (1978), p. 35. Reginald 02293. Heins LV-1.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        La dottrina del fascismo

      Milano: U. Hoepli, 1935. 1st Edition. "Physical desc.: 316 p. facsims ; ill., ; 21 cm. Subject: Fascism -- Italy. Italy -- Politics and government -- 1914. " "Very good paperback copy; edges somewhat slightly dust-dulled and nicked. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; internally tight, bright, clean and strong. Association copy: signed by Gabriele D'Annunzio, founder of fascist ideology whose ideas and aesthetics influenced Italian fascism and the style of Benito Mussolini. Additional scans available upon request. "

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        The Elements of the Common Lavves of England, Branched into a Double Tract: The One Containing a Collection of some Principall Rules and Maximes of the Common Law, with their Latitude and Extent. Explicated from the more Facile Introduction of such as are Studiously Addicted to that Noble Profession. The Other the use of the Common Law, for Preservation of our Persons, Goods, and Good Names. According to the Lawes and Customes of this Land

      Printed by Assignes of J. More and Sold by Anne More and Henry Hood 1935-36, London - , 2 volumes in 1, [16] 94 & [4] 72 pages, pages 21-30 and 65-72 reproduced in manuscript in the first vol, two title pages First Edition , lacking binding, lightly stained and foxed pages, small tears to front page, book in fair condition Small Quarto, 19 x 15 cm Paperback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Keoghs Books]
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        GREEN HILLS OF AFRICA

      New York: Scribners. 1935. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 9780316074230 . Very Good in a Good Green and black dustjacket, with original price of "2.75" True first issue of Hemingway's second book of nonfiction. Scribner's "A" and Seal printed on the copyright page. Tape to verso of spine. The first printing consisted of 10550 copies and took place in October. Hannemann A13a; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        The Shadow on the House (facsimile DJ)

      New York, NY: William Godwin, Inc., 1935. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/New. Beautiful Facsmile Dust Jacket. Mild tanning throughout. Foxing on end papers. Rare. Named among 13 Best Supernatural Non-Supernatural Horror Novels by Karl Edward Wagner. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-254 [note: first leaf is a blank], original orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition, U.S., printed in Great Britain from Wright & Brown plates, with new title page. The author's first book, and the only one to have a U.S. edition.

      [Bookseller: Dunwich House Books and Collectibles]
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        Croquis Elegants: Modeles D'Avant Saison. Hiver 1935

      Editions Bell, Paris. 1935 - 35 plates, most of them hand coloured, on translucent paper, of upcoming styles in the world of Paris fashions for 1935. The 35 plates, very much in the style of the time, represent impossibly elongated models with brilliant handcoloured dresses and coats. Loose leaf, in a folio. Label inside folio: "Imported Fashion Books, Inc. 15 East 40th Street. New York City" (no zip code--yet). The plates are in immaculate condition. The cover--though showing slight signs of wear--is itself a work of art. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: JMHunt]
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