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        Stratosphere And Rocket Flight (Astronautics) : A popular handbook on space flight of the future

      Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons London 1935. Very Good- with no dust jacket 1st Ed 1st Pr Hardcover Spine sun, light tone, o/w slight wear. Solid. Subtitle concludes: Including a section on the problems of interplanetary space navigation. Uncommon First Edition of this non-fiction British account of rocket- powered space travel, said in the author's Foreword to be "the first work of its kind published in England". Contents: I. Introduction; II. Historical Survey; III. First Principles - Propulsion; IV. First Principles - Speed; V. First Principles - Space; VI. The Stratosphere; VII.Limitations of Aeroplane Flight; VIII. Explosives; IX. Rocket Fuels; X. Atomic Energy; XI. Reaction Motors - General Details; XII. Reaction Motors - Practical; XIII. Man Achieves His First Rocket Flight!; XIV. The Rocket In Warfare; XV. Berlin To New York In One Hour!; XVI. Conclusion; Part II: Interplanetary Travel; Some Obstacles To Space Flight; Appendix: Useful Tables. The chapter on the first manned rocket flight is a detailed account of the 1933 Otto Fischer flight, now widely believed to have been a hoax. "The Rocket in Warfare" outlines German efforts and bemoans British indifference. A prescient work of science writing outlining the direction and problems of rocketry and space exploration.; 106+2 ad pages

      [Bookseller: Mike's Library]
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        Ideas of Order.

      New York, The Alcestis Press, 1935. 63 p., 1 L. 24 cm. The limited first edition of Stevens's second book of poetry, containing some of the greatest poems of the 20th century. "This first edition... is strictly limited to 165 copies, signed by the author. Twenty copies, numbered I-XX, are printed on Duca di Modena, an Italian handmade paper, for presentation purposes; 135 copies, numbered 1-135 on Strathmore permanent all-rag paper, are for sale, and 10 copies, marked out of series, are for review." This copy, "Number V," is inscribed "To S.Foster Damon who combined kind deeds with kind words-- J.R.L. Latimer." Ronald Lane Latimer was publisher of the Alcestis Press. Edelstein A 2.a. OB552. Fine / the slipcase is worn and pipe-smoke-darkened but did its job well.

      [Bookseller: The Owl at the Bridge]
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        The Southern Review. Seven Volumes(all issued of first series).

      First Edition. An original and complete run of the first series of the influential Southern Agrarian literary periodical. All twenty eight issues boun without covers in cloth in seven volumes . From the library of the reknown T. S. Eliot scholar Leonard Unger with his name stamped in gilt on the cover of each volume. Great association! Hard Cover. Book condition: Fine Condition

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        Green Hills of Africa

      First Edition Very good in green cloth covered boards with the author's signature embossed in gilt on the front board and with a gilt on black title block on the spine. The boards show the typical fading around their edges as is the spine and the upper board is very slightly bowed. In a very good unclipped dust jacket with light rubbing and wear to the edges of the panels and to the ends of the spine area with no significant chips or tears. Both the book and its dust jacket are protected within a recently created, black and green cloth covered clamshell box with a title label and the antelope image from the spine of the jacket attached to the spine of the box. 295 pages of text with art by Edward Shenton. Originally this title was published in Scribner's Magazine in 1935 in serialized form. This is the first appearance in book form with Scribner's producing 10, 550 copies of the first edition. (Samuels p.11; Hanneman 13). It is Hemingway's second non-fiction title and describes his two-month safari in East Africa in 1933 with his wife near the base of Mount Kilimanjaro.Our code number = TB19945

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        FULLY DRESSED AND IN HIS RIGHT MIND: A NOVEL

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf,. 1935. original black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in white, top edge stained black.. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with just a touch of wear at edges. and mild dust soiling to rear panel. A very nice copy. (#96373). First edition. The author's first novel. "A curious tale whose luckless hero is persecuted by a murderous midget with a direly intimidating stare, but finds succor by virtue of his involvement with a supernatural female." - Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997), p. 350. "Hard- boiled Depression-era allegorical fantasy, unique in American letters, and for all that, extremely well-done. Sentimental but never sappy, and vicious little fear-figure is particularly memorable."- Robert Knowlton. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-135. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 630. Bleiler (1978), p. 72. Reginald 05386. Hubin (1994), p. 281. Baird and Greenwood, An Annotated Bibliography of California Fiction 1664- 1970 797.

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        Kit Carson Days 1809-1868: Adventures in the Path of Empire

      Press of the Pioneers New York: Press of the Pioneers. 1935. First. Revised edition with new material. Two volumes. Small light spots at the bottom of both spines from a tiny sticker removal, bookplate removed from the front pastedown of volume one with virtually no residue, else fine in a moderately worn, near very good slipcase. One of 200 Signed and numbered copies, this copy is lettered as copy "I", possibly from a smaller presentation limitation within the 200. Additionally this copy is Inscribed by the author: "I don't expect you to read this work for you can write a bigger one in a week. But here's hoping. Yrs, Edwin L. Sabin." .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Pylon

      Harrison Smith and Robert Haas 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.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books ]
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        Pylon (Signed Limited Edition)

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

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc. ]
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        Somebody in Boots (signed)

      The Vanguard Press New York; (1935): The Vanguard Press Author'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/'58". 322pp., bound in rust cloth, spine lettering black, top edge red, very light bumping to corners, spine fading. Based on Algren'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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        The Green Shadow

      Hartney Press New York: Hartney Press. 1935. First. First edition. Fine in a lightly worn, near fine and attractive dustwrapper designed by Charles B. Gilbert with a few short tears and some rubbing. The jacket has an unusual design with the tops and bottoms of the flaps extended, folded inward and glued (as issued) to make pockets that hold the jacket on. Very hardboiled private eye novel. The Chicago-born author was a newspaper journalist who wrote a column on rackets and racketeering, and later became a successful screenwriter. Among his produced scripts were The Great John L., The Angel and the Bad Man, Sands of Iwo Jima, Flying Leathernecks, Hondo, The Alamo, and Donovan's Reef. This particular novel was the basis for the fast-paced and very entertaining 1936 Charles Vidor film Muss 'em Up, with Preston Foster as detective "Tip" O'Neil. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        LAND UNDER ENGLAND ... With a Foreword by A. E

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,. 1935. original printed cream wrappers.. Some dust soiling to wrappers, a very good copy. Rare. (#107842). Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the first edition. A terrifying journey into the earth's interior. The protagonist refuses to join the rigidly controlled society of the interior world's inhabitants and must find a route to the surface or perish. "... a totalitarian utopia where little individual emotions are absorbed by the love for the common good. There are only two classes: the leaders and the robotlike citizens, whose minds have been 'rearranged.'" - Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 152. Anatomy of Wonder (1981); 2-77; (1987) 2-86; and (1995) 2-96. Cawthorn and Moorcock, Fantasy: The 100 Best Books 49. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 609. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 169. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 208. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 151. Reginald 10999.

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        O Careless Love (First Edition)

      Farrar and Rinehart New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1935. First Edition. First Edition. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Binding slightly cocked, with a touch of soil to the front endpaper. Jacket has a few small chips at the spine ends and extremities and a bit of rubbing to the front flap fold. A departure from the Nero Wolfe series, chronicling the adventures of three Kansas school teachers who visit New York City for the first time. A very presentable copy, uncommon in jacket.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc. ]
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        Land of Elephants: Big-Game Hunting in Kenya, Tanganyika and Uganda

      Putnam London: Putnam. (1935). First. First English edition and first edition in English. Tiny tear at the crown, scattered light foxing to the foredge, a near fine copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Die gegenwartige Situation in der Quantenmechanik

      1935. First edition. Schr?ger's CatSchr?ger, Erwin (1887-1961). Die gegenw?ige Situation in der Quantenmechanik. In Die Naturwissenschaften 23 (1935): 807-12; 823-28; 844-49. Whole volume. xix, [1], 870, 12pp. Berlin: Julius Springer, 1935. 264 x 192 mm. Quarter cloth ca. 1935, hand-lettered paper spine label, light wear to corners. Library stamps on general title and on first leaves of some numbers. First Edition, journal issue. Schr?ger's paper contains the famous thought experiment now known as "Schr?ger's Cat," illustrating a fundamental problem in the "Copenhagen interpretation" of quantum mechanics put forth by Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg. In this interpretation, a quantum superposition-the combination of all possible states of a system, such as the possible positions of a subatomic particle-collapses into a definite state only at the exact moment of quantum measurement; prior to measurement, all states exist within a certain range of probability. Einstein had published a rebuttal to the Copenhagen interpretation in his famous "EPR" paper of 1935, in which he argued that the quantum-mechanical description of physical reality, as it stood, was incomplete. Inspired by Einstein's line of reasoning, Schr?ger continued the discussion in his "Die gegenw?ige Situation in der Quantenmechanik," pointing out the absurdity of applying quantum mechanics to visible and tangible objects. In the fifth section of his paper (p. 812), he set forth the "quite burlesque" case of a cat"penned up in a steel chamber, along with the following diabolical apparatus (which must be secured against direct interference by the cat): in a Geiger counter there is a tiny bit of radioactive substance, so small, that perhaps in the course of the hour one of the atoms decays, but also, with equal probability, perhaps none; if it happens, the counter tube discharges and through a relay releases a hammer which shatters a small flask of hydrocyanic acid. If one has left this entire system to itself for an hour, one would say that the cat still lives if meanwhile no atom has decayed. The psi-function of the entire system would express this by having in it the living and dead cat (pardon the expression) mixed or smeared out in equal parts. "It is typical of these cases that an indeterminacy originally restricted to the atomic domain becomes transformed into macroscopic indeterminacy, which can then be resolved by direct observation. That prevents us from so naively accepting as valid a "blurred model" for representing reality. In itself it would not embody anything unclear or contradictory. There is a difference between a shaky or out-of-focus photograph and a snapshot of clouds and fog banks" (Schrödinger, "The present situation in quantum mechanics," translated by John D. Trimmer, Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 124, 323-38).This conclusion sets forth what has been called the principle of state distinction: "states of a macroscopic system which could be told apart by a macroscopic observation are distinct from each other whether observed or not" (Moore, p. 308). Schrödinger's paper represents "his definitive statement about the theory that he and Heisenberg had discovered" (Moore, p. 307). Moore, Schrödinger: Life and Thought, pp. 306-9.

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        SECRETS OF THE DEEP OR THE PERFECT YACHTSMAN BY OLD CAPTAIN TAYLOR

      1935. Paperback. Fine. SEUSS, Dr. SECRETS OF THE DEEP OR THE PERFECT YACHTSMAN BY OLD CAPTAIN TAYLOR. [n.p.] Essomarine/Penola, 1935. Second issue. 34 pp. Fine, bright copy in color pictorial stapled wrappers. Three-color illustrations. In the rare mailing envelope, unaddressed (blank) with three-color Seuss marine creature in front return address area. Text below reads "A booklet for you, Sir!" Comic advice for the Sunday skipper.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company ]
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        Seven Pillars of Wisdom

      Jonathon Cape London: Jonathon Cape, 1935. First edition. First Trade edition. Thick quarto with original cream printed dust wrapper with bold lettering in black on cover and spine (no other notation. Black and white portrait frontispiece. Side and bottom edges untrimmed. A fine copy of the book, wrapper near fine with a few very minimal marginal tears.

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        Document Signed

      St. James Court, 1935. unbound. very good. Rare Order of the British Empire document signed "George R." and "Edward P." bestowing knighthood to Frank Percy Lee, Esq., shortly before Edward VII became king in 1936. On large folded sheet with blindstamped seal in upper left corner and housed in original folder with onion skin protective sheets. Includes vintage black-and-white photo portrait of Lee mounted on cardboard with photographer Elliot Fry's blindstamp in bottom left corner as well as the postmarked Central Chancery Of The Orders Of Knighthood envelope in which the document and photo were mailed. Folio. St. James Court, June 3, 1935.

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        England Made Me

      Heinemann 1935. This is a Very Good + Copy of this book in Publisher's original and unrestored red cloth with bright gilt title lettering to spine.No Dust-Jacket.This copy has NO previous names or inscriptions present.There is just a little lightning of the colour tone of the spine but not significant at all.The book has a firm binding with NO hinge weakness and there is NO leaning or rolling to spine.There are a few odd foxing spots to the fore-ege of the book.This title was acquired from a very impressive private collection of 20th Century Literature and Fiction with strict adherence paid in obtaining rare highlights in exellent condition.Superb copy for the collector of this very scarce title in original boards that really show very well indeed.8vo 314pp First Edition 1st Impression

      [Bookseller: Richard Thornton Books]
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        Walt Disney Rare Early Poster Size Mickey Mouse Birthday Card with Envelope circa 1935 - One of the Earliest Disney Cards in Existence

      The First Edition is selling this very rare Walt Disney small poster size Mickey Mouse birthday card with original mailing envelope which is post marked El Paso, Texas, USA and dated January 25, 1935. This is an early Hall Brothers Inc greeting card. Hall Brothers was founded in 1910 and changed its name to Hallmark in 1954. The birthday card by Hall Brothers Inc (now Hallmark) features an early Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse and opens in 5 sections as follows: Front: measuring 5.00 x 6.00 inches (approximate); Section 2: 6.00 x 9.50 inches (approximate); Section 3: 9.50 x 12.00 inches (approximate); Section 4: 12.00 x 19.00 inches (approximate); and Section 5: 19.00 x 23.00 inches (approximate). This birthday card is on brown paper and is in Mint condition with a small name written in pencil to the bottom right corner of Section 5. The envelope has been opened very carefully with small tears to the flap, and bears two 3 cents George Washington stamps with the postmark to the front reading: "El Paso TEX JAN 25 12.30PM" with the postmark to the reverse of the envelope clearly reading "35" for 1935. This is an exceptionally rare Mickey Mouse birthday card, which we believe to be one of the earliest and one of the largest in existence from this period. This stunning Disney birthday card from the 1930s is a great piece of vintage Disneyana is of museum quality and will be a great addition to a collection, which will be perfect for framing and displaying

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        12 Træsnit fra Byen.

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

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        Illustrations of the Book of Job. Being All the Water-Colour Designs Pencil Drawings and Engravings Reproduced in Facsimile. With an Introduction by Laurence Binyon... and Geoffrey Keynes...

      New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1935.. Folio. 6 fascicles, the first part being the introduction comprising 61 pp., each part bound in cloth backed grey wrappers with a printed title label affixed to the upper cover, all housed within the original clamshell box with title label to spine. Parts II to VI each comprise 21 fine reproductions of different versions of Blake's work, making a total of 105 plates, thus: watercolour drawings made for Thomas Butts; watercolour drawings made for John Linnell; pencil drawings made for reduced watercolours; reduced watercolours known as The New Zealand Set; the engravings of the March 1826 edition published by Blake and Linnell. Neat repair to the box, which is slightly faded to the spine and edges of the upper board, a very good set.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop, ABA, ILAB]
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        Théorie des Distributions, I-II [all published].Paris: Hermann & Cie, 1950-1951. First edition.

      A fine copy of his classic text on distribution theory. Distributions (or generalized functions) were first introduced by Sergei Sobolev in 1935, but it was Schwartz who systematically studied the subject and eventually developed it into a full theory with practical applications. In 1950 Schwartz was awarded the Fields Medal for his work on distributions.. 2 vols. 8vo. Original printed wrappers. (2),148; 169,(3) pp. (Publications de l'Institut de Mathématique de l'Université de Strasbourg, nos. 9 and 10; Actualités Scientifiques et Industrielles, nos. 1091 and 1122)

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        'For Photographic Reduction, working lithograph for Silver Jubilee Stamp, 2 workings 1935', inscribed in Freedman's own hand; image 134 x 232 mm; the draft image, using the three-halfpence design, lacks the royal heads. There are some old handling creases but this is a unique and highly important image relating to the single most important commission of Freedman's career.

      This item comes from the material belonging to the Estate of Barnett Freedman, which is now offered for sale; the Estate consists of proofs of images of all kinds, Christmas cards, original book designs and proofs of dust wrappers, posters, original artwork and much more. Where appropriate, items will bear the studio stamp 'Barnett Freedman Estate', a blind-stamped legend in a circle.

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        LA CRITICA D'ARTE. Rivista bimestrale di arti figurative.

      Sansoni In-8 grande, brossura, pp. 60 circa a fascicolo Di questa importante rivista illustrata, bimestrale (poi trimestrale), offriamo "tutto il pubblicato" della prima Serie, in 36 fascicoli, dall'ottobre 1935 (Anno I, n. I) al maggio 1950 (Anno IX, fascicolo XXXIII, n. 1), compreso il fascicolo di supplemento all?anno IV. La rivista, diretta da Carlo Ludovico Ragghianti, ebbe, fra i suoi collaboratori, noti critici e storici dell'arte (Venturi, Longhi, Fiocco, Coletti, ecc,). Nel 1939 e 1940 verrà pubblicata divisa in fascicoli trimestrali e in due parti separate: la parte I per l'Arte antica (orientale, greca e romana) e la parte II per l'Arte medievale moderna e contemporanea. Nel 1941 e 1942 (Nuova Serie), porta il sottotitolo di "Rivista trimestrale di arti figurative per il mondo antico, diretta da R. Bianchi Bandinelli". Dal 1943 fu sospesa e riprese nel maggio 1949 (Anno VIII, III serie, fascicolo XXVII, n. 1). Cfr. Diz. Vallecchi,I, p. 362. Esemplare ben conservato. .

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        Italia nel paese piú bello il campo per ogni sport.

      Colourlithographed poster. Milano: Off. Graf. Coen & Co. 1935. 98 x 68,5 cm. Two tears at the bottom have been professionally restored

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        Nationell Socialism 1935-1938. Månadstidskrift utgiven av Nationalsocialistiska Arbetarepartiet och Nordisk ungdom.

      Göteborg, 1935. Fyra årgångar. 1935: 12 nummer i 12 häften. 1936: 12 nummer i 11 häften (nr 7-8 dubbelnummer). 1937: 12 nummer i 11 häften (nr 7-8 dubbelnummer). 1938: 6 häften (nr 4, 5, 6, 9, 10 och 12; övriga nummer i denna årgång saknas). Totalt 40 häften. Liten reva i bakre omslaget nr 12 1938. I övrigt i gott skick. Nationell Socialism utkom i fyra årgångar 1935-1938. Redaktionen fanns i Göteborg, senare Stockholm. Redaktör var Per Dahlberg och redaktionssekreterare Bertil Brisman. Bland bidragsgivarna märks Sten Carlsson, Efraim Liljeqvist och Alf Åberg

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        Cross Over Nine

      Macaulay New York: Macaulay. (1935). First. First edition. Slight foxing to the endpapers, just about fine in attractive, near fine, price-clipped dustwrapper with very shallow loss at the crown and a couple of tiny tears. The first mystery by Faust, and the first of two written under this name. Faust was probably best known for the books written under his pen name, Max Brand. Very scarce in this condition. .

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        Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A Triumph.

      Jonathan Cape, London, 1935. Limited Edition. Binding: Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Ex college library with neat stamp on verso of title page. 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.

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        Pylon

      Harrison Smith & Robert Haas New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1935. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Handsome copy in a very good, pictorial dust jacket with a few shallow chips along its top portions.

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        The Laws of the Federated Malay States and of Each of Them in Force

      1935. Gibson, William Sumner, Compiler. The Laws of the Federated Malay States and of Each of Them in Force on the 31st Day of December, 1934. Revised Edition. Prepared Under the Authority of the Revised Edition of the Laws Enactment, 1932. London: C.F. Roworth, 1935. Four volumes. Original buckram, red and black lettering pieces to spine. Some shelfwear and soiling, internally clean. Ex-library. Location labels to spines, small stamps to title pages. * Only edition. Established under British auspices in 1895, the Federated Malay States were Perak, Selangor, Negri Sembilan, Pahang and Penang. In 1946 the states became part of the Malayan Union and subsequently the Federation of Malaya. The Federation became part of the British Commonwealth in 1957. In 1963 the Federation, together with Singapore, Sarawak and British North Borneo (Sabah) became a new union, Malaysia. Singapore left this union to become an independent state in 1965. Gibson's set was continued to 1941 through supplements. OCLC locates 14 copies. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 7:264.

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        SECRETS OF THE DEEP

      1935. Paperback. 2. (SEUSS,DR.)illus. SECRETS OF THE DEEP or the perfect yachstman by Old Captain Taylor. (Standard Oil): Essomarine 1935. 8vo, pict. wraps, 34p., spine repaired and blank corner of rear cover torn else VG. A humorous look at yachting, illustrated in color by Seuss with large red, white and blue drawings and featuring a sea creature whose face appears yearslater as the Cat In The Hat. Quite rare. See Dr. Seuss From Then To Now 41a.

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        Letter

      Cocteau, Jean. Hand Written Letter from Cocteau, dated April 1935. The letter concerns a letter from Madame Mendes, wife of Catulle Mendes, creator of "La Revue Fantasiste". The couple were prominent in the 1930's french artistic scene and their daughters were painted by Renoir. Addressed to "Mon Cher Ami", he states he is returning a letter from Mme. Mendes without opening it. He states he wrote the article with love and respect, and if it contains inaccuracies, it's that he tries to paint fast and through all sorts of fog. The ensemble is correct. He also states that when he knew Mendes, he was no longer living at home, and spoke of his wife without sweetness. He says he liked and admired her, and he does not change. Signed Jean Cocteau, with the characteristic 5 pointed star below. COCTEAU, JEAN (1889-1963). French poet, novelist, playwright, visual artist, and film director. Considered one of the most creative, diversified artists of the twentieth century.

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        Signed Christmas Card from H P Lovecraft, Dated 1935 (author of The Shadow Over Innsmouth; At the Mountains of Madness; The Outsider, etc)

      Providence, Rhode Island: No Publisher, 1935, ( 1st ) -----------Christmas card and envelope, envelope is addressed in Lovecraft's hand, postal date stamp of Dec 19, 1935, includes the actual Christmas card sent by HPL who has signed the card H.P.L. -1935, card is Very Good but when sealed some of the glue from the envelope flap adhered to the card resulting in a pull to the card ( Does this mean there are traces of HPL's DNA on the enevelope and card ?---Gad, the possibilities!!!), the card does not have HPL's signature nor return address, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. Signed. First Edition Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by No Cover Art or Design.

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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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        "Girl Campers" in Woman's World, July 1935

      Mount Morris: Woman's World Publishing. 1935. The first published work by the author of Strangers on a Train and The Talented Mr. Ripley, among many others. "Girl Campers" is a series of eight letters written by Highsmith to her mother and step-father over the course of a three-week stay at summer camp, when the author was twelve (published at age 14). Good content at a young age, including her delight in suspense ("The bus that was to take us to camp from the boat was late. We waited two hours and finally got a man to take us who drove like a maniac. We were all screaming bloody murder and singing songs"); pre-lesbian camp crushes ("There is a girl here named Janet Armstrong I want you to meet. She lives in Tudor City and her father is a publisher. We think we have things in common, as she speaks two languages and I would like to"); the desire for stimulants ("I miss my coffee and tea at meals. But they think we shouldn't have coffee or tea. I told my counselor that you only gave me one cup of coffee in the morning for breakfast. It doesn't matter. We don't get any"); her early interest in the comics, a field where she would land her first job after college ("Don't forget to bring me the Sunday funny papers if you come. I do hope you can come"). Approximately 1500 words total on learning to swim, daytrips, camp politics, and commentary on her companions. Minor foxing to covers and small address stamp there; near fine in stapled wrappers. A very nice copy of this large, fragile item, few of which can have survived in such condition. . First Edition. Softcover.

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        Capri. Materials for the description of the island.

      In 8°, mz. tela edit., tassello al dorso con tit. in oro impresso, pp. XVI-365. Dedica dell'A. all'occhietto ad personam (23 july 1935). Edizione originale firmata e numerata (es. 439 di 525 copie) dall'A. George Norman Douglas (1868-1952), noto come Norman Douglas, romanziere popolare britannico e scrittore di viaggi. Anche se Douglas ha fatto raggiungere il successo durante la sua vita, egli abitualmente si trovò impantanato in uno scandalo che minacciava di oscurare il suo reale talento. Nel 1916 si trovò arrestato e accusato di avere assalito sessualmente un ragazzo sedicenne, la prima di numerose battaglie legali sulla sua presunta pedofilia. Su consiglio di amici (tra cui lo scrittore Joseph Conrad) visse in esilio a Capri per molti anni. Ottimo es. parzialmente intonso corredato da 23 tavv. f.t. (2 a col). Bella copia in barbe, rare fiorit.

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        ENGLAND MADE ME. Signed

      New York: Doubleday, 1935 Graham Greene Garden City: Doubleday, 1935. First American Edition. A very good copy lacking the dust jacket. Tls. 3rd April, 1980, Sussex from Elizabeth Dennys. [Secretary] pasted to the front free endpaper. In part - "Your letter and copy of England Made Me has been forwarded to me by the Bodley Head because Mr. Greene lives in France..." A nice 1 page letter from Green's sister who also partnered publishing house, Lester Orpen Dennys.. Signed. 1st Edition.

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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'll see each other at Vedermi[?]. I'll have 45 pictures at the Rome Quadriennale. / Next fall, I'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 'Madonna' 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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        MEDITERRANEAN AND NEAR EASTERN EMBROIDERIES. From The Collection Of Mrs. F.H. Cook. 2 VOLUUMES [Text & Plates].

      London, Halton & Company Ltd., 1935. 2 VOLUMES 4to - Volume (1). TEXT - 87pp, Illustration in Text, Map. Internally Very Good condition. Volume (2). PLATES - 136 Plates [65 in Colour - Plate No. 1 folding with linen backing], all in Very Good condition. BOTH VOLUMES Green Buckram with Gilt Cover & Spine in Good/Very Good condition, Buckram Covered Slipcase with some minor wear & fading o/w Good. This edition is limited to 250 copies numbered 1 to 250. This copy is Number 31.

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        Green Hills of Africa. Decorations by Edward Shenton.

      New York; Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. First edition. 21,5x15 cm. (6, 2 blanks), 294, (1, 1 blank) pp. Publisher's green cloth with gilt title and decoration on spine and author's signature stamped in gold on front board. Green and black dustjacket, with original price of "2.75". The spine and extremities of the boards slightly faded. The jacket very slightly rubbed at extremities and slightly faded at rear panel. Name on front free endpaper (Edna J. Adams, 1935), minimal offsetting from this on the front flap and paste-down. Bookstore's label on rear paste-down. With Scribner's ''A'' and printer's device on copyright page. A very fine copy with an unusually well preserved jacket. The book was published serially in Scribner's Magazine (May-Nov. 1935). The sectional headings were altered in the book edition. The first printing consisted of 10550 copies and took place in October. Hannemann A13a. From the library of Swedish author, journalist, and collector Carl Olov Sommar

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        Paths of Glory

      First Edition, with "First Published June, 1935" on copyright page. Clean red and blue cloth boards with gold title box, raised lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 263 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Hint of slightest edge wear at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Made into a superb movie (1957) directed by Stanley Kubrick, starring Kirk Douglas. Story is about a true episode in World War I when a unit of soldiers refused to continue an impossible attack, and their superiors decided to make an example of them. A powerful movie about the forces of war. A gorgeous collectible quality first edition. 8vo. Fiction.

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        Stratosphere and Rocket Flight (Astronautics) A Popular Handbook on Space Flight of the Future Including a Section on the Problems of Interplanetary Space Navigation

      Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd. London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd.. 1935. First. First edition. Small octavo. Printed blue cloth. 106,[2]ads pp. Contemporary owner's name ("Williams Tillman") on the front fly, and slight fading to the spine, else very near fine. An important and early non-fiction work on space travel. Scarce. .

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        Wall Smacker: The Saga of the Speedway (Signed)

      Cleveland: Thompson Products, Inc., 1935. Hardcover. Good. Second printing. 8vo. 271pp. Illustrated with photographs. Reddish-orange printed cloth. The cloth is well soiled (form being signed by Indy drivers?); a dampstain along the top margin mostly affecting the tops of the photographic plates, inner hinge repaired, spine tips and corners worn. The dustwrapper is sunned on the spine, and chipped along the top. Only a fair copy of the book. But it is inscribed by the author to 'Viola, my best wishes. Peter DePaolo." And also inscribed on the half title "To Viola--Indianapolis '500' /37. 'Fang'". The half title and its facing page contain the signatures 25 drivers and other Indy folk. Here is a list of the signatures (the * indicates he was a driver in the 1937 race; winners are shown in parentheses with the year of the win:: Peter DePaolo (1925);*Kelly Petillo (1935); Johnny Seymour (race car driver); *Lou Meyer (first three time winner Indianapolis 500); *Frank Brisko( race car driver); Billy DeVore (went on to become race car driver, (born 1910); *Al Miller (race car driver); George Souders (1927--he printed his signature); Leon Duray (two Time winner) *Shorty Cantlon (driver, killed in crash at the 1947 race); *Louis Tomei (race car driver, sometime actor); *Floyd Roberts (1938, killed in crash at 1939 race); *Mauri Rose (three time winner, invented device allowing amputees to drive); *George Bailey (race car driver killed in practice run in 1940); Dave Evans (race car driver); Eddie Rickenbacker; Gene Haustein (race car driver); Gar (Garfield) Wood (powerboat winner); *Chet Miller (race driver, killed in a crash during a practice run for the 1953 race); Henry Banks (race car driver); *Billy Winn (race car driver); Zeke Meyer (race car driver); Ira Hall (race car driver); *Deacon Litz (race car driver); Cotton Henning (on photo after page 176, Later Chief Mechanic to Wilbur Shaw). This is a surprising and wonderful collection of Indy autographs; seven of them are not in the Vogel collection of Indianapolis autographs. Laid in are four black and white snapshots presumably taken by the Viola of the inscription (dated 1936), one of them a good shot of the author, Peter DePaolo. Also laid in is a Gulf Timing Chart for 1937, and two tickets to the 1937 race, one a general admission (stained) and the other for a reserved seat.

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        An apparatus for the culture of whole organs

      1935. In J. Exp. Med. 62 (1935): 409-31. Whole number. Original wrappers. First edition. Garrison-Morton 858.1: "In 1931, the year before his son's sensational kidnapping, the celebrity aviator began working with Alexis Carrel at the Rockefeller Institute on a perfusion pump which would allow the cultivation of whole organs in vitro. His pump maintained a sterile, pulsating circulation of fluid through excised organs, and enabled Carrel to keep organs such as the thyroid gland and kidney alive and functioning. It is a forerunner of the modern heart pump.

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        COME LI HO VISTI (Viri ac res), Milano, Italica editoriale, 1935

      Lussuosa edizione in folio imperiale (cm. 37.5 x 51,5). La cartella , con elegante coperta in finta pergamena, contiene TRE LIBRI che esaltano lo spirito nazionalistico attraverso la presentazione eclatante di personaggi ed opere del mondo dell' INDUSTRIA- ARTE- SPETTACOLO- SPORT. Ogni libro ha un proprio frontespizio xilografico a colori di eccezionale qualità ed all'interno di ogni volume ci sono altre xilografie dello stesso autore (GINO PEROLI) sia nei testi, con grafica raffinata ed elegante, che in num. tav. f.t. LIBRO PRIMO (pagine 62) Le tavole f.t. con immagini di Peroli, applicate su cartoncino marrone sono : 1) Cesare Baldo a cui i volumi sono dedicati. 2) Bruschettini Prof. Alessandro 3) "L'arco ha per nome Bos e per termine la morte" 4) Avvocato Theo Rossi Conte di Montelera 5) Lady Victora (donna Vittoria Simonotti- amazzone) Altre tav. f.t. con straordinarie foto su carta patinata : 1) Giannino Castiglioni- Milano (sculture) 2) Fratelli Barovier- Murano Ve (vetri artistici) 3) Fratelli Faccioni- Milano (vetri, mosaici, cancelli) 4) Il Conte di Montelera con sue imbarcazioni da diporto 5) Scuderie Lady Victora 6) Scuderia Razza Oldaniga 7) Scuderia R. Gualino di Torino LIBRO SECONDO (pagine 114) Le tavole f.t. con immagini di Peroli applicate su cartoncino marrone sono : 1) "ITALIA, gente dalle mille vite" 2) Pizzigoni P. 3) Dino Branca 4) Luigi Rizzo, medaglia d'oro Altre tav. f.t. con belle foto su carta patinata lucida : 1) Pizzigoni - Milano (acciaierie) 2) Gio. Bianco- Torino (costruzioni) 3) Oriani Giuseppe- Torino (costruzioni) 4) Filippa- Torino (costruzioni) 5) Vannacci e Lucarini- Torino (costruzioni) 6) Lodigiani Vincenzo- Torino (costruzioni) 7) Scheidler- Milano (costruzioni) 8) Bonfiglio Azeglio-Milano (costruzioni) 9) Cottini Carlo- Milano (costruzioni) 10) Baldi - Pasquali-Marchiorio (costruzioni) 11) Carminati-Toselli- Milano (costruzioni) 12) Alma-Milano (costruzioni) 13) Meschia- Milano (macchinari precisione) 14) Pastori & Casanova- Monza (costruzioni) 15) Venchi- Wamar Torino (dolciumi) 16) Chiumino & Siccardi- Torino (meccanica) 17) Porto di Genova 18) San Giorgio-Gejova (meccanica) 19) Adriatica di elettricità - Venezia (centrali elettriche) 20) Morassi Luigi- Murano (vetri) 21) Marco Spada- Milano (macchine da scrivere) 22) De Giovanni- Milano (mobili ufficio) 23) Soc. Italiana macellazione-Milano (attrezzi per macelli) In questo secondo libro ci sono numerose altre presentazioni di varie industrie. LIBRO TERZO (pagine 35) Le tavole f.t. con immagini di Peroli applicate su cartoncino marrone sono : 1) "Super Nubem" 2) "Agnelli Giovanni, senatore 3) Prospero Gianferrari, onorevole Altre tav. f.t. con belle foto su carta patinata lucida 1) Aeronautica d'Italia- Torino (velivoli) 2) Alfa Romeo-Milano (automobili) 3) Fiat- Torino (automobili) 4) Viotti- Torino (carrozzerie) 5) Fabbrica It. Segmenti- Torino (meccanica) 6) Carlo Rancati- Milano (elettrici) 7) Scaini- Milano (motori) 8) Nafta-Genova (carburanti- navi) 9) Soc. Italo-americana Petrolio-Genova (carburanti) Anche In questo terzo libro ci sono numerose altre presentazioni di varie industrie. L'insieme viene offerto a

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        THE GOLD HESPERIDEE. Inscribed

      New York: The Bibliophile Press, nd. [Cortland], 1935 Extraordinary inscribed copy [Ex-Libris, George Crosbie]. First Edition, First Issue. 12mo., 8pp, publisher's tan wrappers. The colophon page shows "Cortland, N.Y. / A". Page 7, second line from bottom "Twas Sunday and Square Hale was dressed for meeting." Unnumbered on limitation page,. Leaves measure 162 by 114 mm. With reference to the printed introduction on page 3 - "This poem, one of Mr. Frost's most amusing and whimsical, and one of his own favorites.", Frost has made an "X" at "favorites", and has added in his fine hand at the bottom of the page - " X Nearer correct than I thought / when I first read this statement / R.F." - In fine condition and in a custom collector's black cloth chemise and slipcase, gilt lettered, red calf labels on the spine. One of Frost's very uncommon "A" items - 500 copies of the First Issue were printed, all but 37 were withdrawn. uncommon enough but RARE found Inscribed. Most of George Crosbie's Frost collection was given to Blair Academy [new Jersey] in 1988.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        Going Southward

      Frederic Prokosch (No place -Paris?: Frederic Prokosch). 1935. First. First edition. Decorated marbled wrappers with white printed label. 24mo. Fine. Out of a total edition of 33 copies, this is copy number 4 on green vellum. Inscribed by the author as a Christmas greeting. A brief poem, one of the author's rare "butterfly books." Prokosch was an American novelist of remarkable promise who later fell under a cloud for manufacturing some spurious "rare first editions," which he did while experimenting with the handpress he used to manufacture the butterfly books. Additionally he reprinted some of the books between 1978-1980, but the provenance of this book, and the owner's notes that accompany the book indicate that it was obtained in the 1950s. His reputation has suffered despite the fact that his books were both a critical and popular success at the time of publication. Rare. Of the 33 copies, OCLC locates four copies in institutions. .

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