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      The Obelisk Press. PAPERBACK. illustrated heavy paper wraps with flaps 50 franc price on front flap with five reviews rear flap list of eleven titles in the Obelisk list white spine with red and black lettering untrimmed edges 271 pp statement on the front flap 'This is the only existing edition of James Hanley's most famous work, recently suppressed in England' . Good. September 1935.

      [Bookseller: San Francisco Book Company]
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        Flowers and Faces - Illustrated with engravings by John Nash

      London: Golden Cockerel Press. 1935. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in quarter green morroco over marbled boards with gilt titles on spine, lower edges of boards and corners rubbed, teg others untrimmed, internally clean and bright, No.94 of an edition of 325 copies signed by Bates on the limitation page, illustrated with a wood engraved border to the title page and four full page wood engravings by John Nash. A very nice copy. , Small 4to 9" - 11" tall, 52 [2] pp .

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        GRAND PRIX. Foreword by Earl Howe. Epilogue by Cecil Kimber

      John Miles Ltd. London. 1935. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (9 x 5.8 inches). Illustrated with colour frontis (A photograph of Sir Malcolm Campbell at Brooklands in his R-type M.G. Midget) and 71 mono photographs throughout. Finely bound in recent full black morocco. Spine with raised bands. Compartments ruled and lettered in gilt. Single blind ruled border on boards. Original racing circuit map endpapers (showing the courses for Monaco, Indianapolis, Comminges, Pescara, Monza, Tripoli, Brooklands, Mille Miglia, Le Mans, Douglas, Tourist Tropht, Linas-Montlhery and Reims) bound in at the front and the original publishers black cloth front board bound in at the rear. Fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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      New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1935. First Edition. Illustrated with black and white drawings throughout. 8vo, original green cloth lettered in gilt over black on gilt ruled spine, upper copy with Hemingway signature facsimile in gilt. In the original decorated dustjacket. 284. A nice copy of this work, the cloth with some of the usual mellowing down to the spine panel and covers, the jacket with some minor shelf-wear or edge rubbing. SCARCE AND IMPORTANT FIRST EDITION IN THE ORIGINAL DUSTJACKET. An account of big-game hunting with digressions on literary matters; this work shows Hemingway’s further cultivation of the primitive and brutal levels contrasted with hollow culture, which he felt had cheated his generation. Hemingway would long carry the reputation of a master hunter as well as master writer. His love of the African landscape and his pursuit of African game is legendary and in his work he ‘brought into focus a great deal that is significant about human living and dying, and about the trade called literature’.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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        Green Hills of Africa

      Scribner's NY: Scribner's, 1935. First edition. Decorations by Edward Shenton. The green cloth covers are faded, as usual, else a fine copy in a price-clipped d/w which shows light wrinkling along extremities. Housed in a cloth slipcase.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        As I Lay Dying

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1935. First British edition, first issue. Octavo, original blue boards with spine title in silver. Light fading to the spine and some foxing to the text block in a very good dust jacket that shows light wear. Overall a nice copy. Winner of the 1949 Nobel Prize in Literature and the 1955 and 1963 Pulitzer Prizes for Fiction, William Faulkner fiction is an unparalled depiction of the culture Old South and its transition into a new era. As I Lay Dying is a tour de force. "For range of effect, philosophical weight, originality of style, variety of characterization, humor, and tragic intensity, [Faulkner's works] are without equal in our time and country" (Robert Penn Warren). "No man ever put more of his heart and soul into the written word than did William Faulkner. If you want to know all you can about that heart and soul, the fiction where he put it is still right there" (Eudora Welty).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Green Hills of Africa

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935 First edition, first printing. Very good with usual fading to cloth, upper spine slightly worn; in an unclipped jacket with some chipping to spine and a few small chips along upper edge, some fading along spine folds, a few small tears, else very good.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        Poems [Signed 2x; Association copy with Drawing]

      Baltimore, MD: Waverley Press, Inc., 1935. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. A Near Fine copy of the first edition, first printing (light wear, spine lightly sunned, tiny nick to rear board), being copy 86 of a Limited Edition of a mere 200 copies, SIGNED BY KARL SHAPIRO ON THE LIMITATION PAGE, as called for and ALSO INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY KARL SHAPIRO on the front free endpaper under which there is an ORIGINAL DRAWING BY KARL SHAPIRO OF A HORSE; Karl Shapiro's debut book (no dust jacket, as issued). Due to the tone of the inscription, we assume that this is an Association copy presented to a friend. The inscription reads: "To Susanne / from Karl & Evelyn / with all our thanks / & best wishes for / your return via / Bennington to / [drawing of a horse by Shapiro]". A prominent and highly-regarded Poet, Shapiro won numerous Prizes, among them the 1945 Levinson Prize for Poetry, the 1945 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry (for "V-Letter and Other Poems"), the Shelley Memorial Prize (1946), the Bollingen Prize (1968), and the Oscar Blumenthal Prize for Poetry (1963). Shapiro also served as the fifth Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress (now known as Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress or more commonly as the United States Poet Laureate). Copies of this debut book, offered here, are quite uncommon, especially in a condition as nice as is this copy, and copies both inscribed and with a drawing by Shapiro are scarce indeed. A Near Fine copy SIGNED TWICE AND WITH A DRAWING BY KARL SHAPIRO. SCARCE.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        They Shoot Horses Don't They

      New York: Simon & Schuster, 1935. Cream colored cloth printed in crisp red and black. INSCRIBED on the front fly "To Jimmy Starr whose kindness to the "unknown" is a Hollywood tradition - with gratitude and admiration - Horace McCoy August, 1935." A very good jacket with mild creasing and tape reinforcing in a few place on the verso. 1/8" paper loss at the folds but no chipping. A fabulous incription from McCoy and a sly comment on the cold hearted Hollywod of the depression era of 1935.. Signed & Inscribed. First Edition, Signed by the Author. Cloth. Nearly Fine/Very Good. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: California Bookseller - J. R. Aboud]
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      1935. Fine. [BLAKE, William]. Introduction by Laurence BINYON and Geoffrey KEYNES. ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE BOOK OF JOB BY WILLIAM BLAKE. BEING ALL THE WATER- COLOUR DESIGNS PENCIL DRAWINGS AND ENGRAVINGS REPRODUCED IN FACSIMILE. New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1935. First edition. var pp. Folio, clamshell cloth covered case with printed paper spine label, and six fascicles: an introduction with notes, and five different complete sets of the Job illustrations (watercolors, proofs, etc.) Case is somewhat shelfworn, sunned; fascicles within are fine. Extra postage is required. The set:

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        Edmund Campion

      London: Longman's, Green and Co., 1935. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt, red top-stain. With the dust jacket. Spine a little rolled, some bumps to edges of boards, but an excellent and startlingly bright copy. First edition, first impression. A very tricky book to find in genuinely nice condition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Original Charles "Teenie" Harris Photograph of the Hill District , Pittsburgh

      ca 1935, Pittsburgh - ca. 1935 silver gelatin photograph print of two streetcar lines, likely in the Hill District of Pittsburgh. Image measures 11 x 14 inches, housed in archival museum-quality matting, 16 x 19.5 inches. SIGNED by Harris in the lower right corner. A good photograph with light rippling, spotting, and an area of discoloration to the lower edge. Light discoloration to the verso of the photograph where it was removed from a foamcore mounting. Still a very nice image. Likely a reprint from the 1960s, with an original signature. Charles "Teenie" Harris (1908–1998) photographed Pittsburgh's African American community from c. 1935 to c. 1975. His archive of nearly 80,000 images is one of the most detailed and intimate records of the black urban experience known today.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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        ALCIBIADES: Beloved of Gods and Men

      London: Putman & Company., 1935 Brun, Vincenz. ALCIBIADES: Beloved of Gods and Men. London: Putnam and Company, 1935. 8vo., 373pp. Map endpapers. Blue cloth gilt letter at the spine. A fine, fresh copy in a near fine or better dustwrapper. Rare as such. First Edition. An historical novel set in 5th century Greece. Like Graves' I Claudius, & Yourcenar's Hadrian, the historical novel has been given a new introspective, acceptance & respect amongst collectors & readers. An exceptional example.. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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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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        Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller ; preface by Anais Nin

      Paris: Obelisk Press, 1935. 2nd printing. Paperback. Fine condition, in plain grey wrappers. 322p. Fine copy of the rare second printing of Henry Miller's landmark novel that opened the way for the free speech we take for granted today

      [Bookseller: J. Lawton, Booksellers]
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        Alambics, Appareils de Distillation, Nouveaux et Anciens, pour la production des eaux-de-vie diverses des rhum et alcools des eaux distilleŽs et des essences aromatiques. [Material de Laboratoires. Catalogue General P.]

      Paris: Deroy Fils Aine, c. 1935. Octavo, 207 pages. Printed throughout in dark green. Profusely illustrated with engravings. A beautifully produced trade catalogue of alembic distilling equipment small and large. ALSO: two additional printed pamphlets from Deroy Fils, 'Extrait du Guide Pratique du Distillateur', and 'Tarif des Appareils'. Several pages slightly crumpled during printing, otherwise all items fine in original printed wrappers. [Worldcat locates only one copy]

      [Bookseller: Rabelais - Fine Books on Food, Wine & th]
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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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      New York & London: New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1935. 36th edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 6 X 8 in. high. 345 pages. G-K on copyright page (July 1935), stated 36th edition. Association copy, this was from the library of Albert Bigelow Paine, and signed by the author of this book, Caroline Miller, on title page, with inscription "For Albert Bigelow Paine, The worth of a book lies in its reader's heart - to one of my first readers, and the most important one- Caroline Miller Waycross, Georgia December 15, 1935-". The reference to "the most important" reader relates to the fact that Paine was on the Pulitzer committee which awarded Miller the prize for this, her first published novel. Condition of book is VERY GOOD; Spine slightly faded, gilt lettering on spine & cover dull and hard to read, ffep slightly yellowed from 1934 Herald Tribune article about the book, which is loose, not laid-in (yellowed),top edge of text block a little dusty, otherwise a very clean, tight copy. Interesting Pulitzer association. Rare RGR

      [Bookseller: Andre Strong Bookseller]
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        Blinky Bill "Magic Action" Book

      Racine (Wisconsin),: Whitman Publishing,, 1935.. Small quarto, three double-page colour pop-up plates; original stiff pictorial wrappers; some minor wear to spine, else very good. A rare pop-up book featuring the ever-popular character Blinky Bill. This text is taken from the first Blinky Bill story, with all the associated images, and includes "magic action" pop-up interpretations of three of these.Such was the international appeal of Dorothy Wall's character that only two years after the appearance of the first Blinky Bill story, this pop-up book was published in America. Ironically this pirated publication, which never appeared in Australia, was protected by copyright and two separate patents!.Muir, 7845.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        The Three Orphan Kittens

      Whitman Publishing Company, Racine, 1935. The Three Orphan Kittens by Walt Disney Studios. First edition in dust jacket. Publisher: Whitman Publishing Company, Racine, (1935). Dust jacket is in very good condtion, light wear to top and bottom of the spine, tears along the top and bottom of the back, two chips along the bottom back (one inch & 3 inches by ½ inch wide). Else a complete jacket. Binding is in fine condtion. Bright colors. Contents clean and bright but with usual toning with age. Unpaginated. Protected by Mylar. Overall a wonderful copy in dust jacket. Inventory #10-103.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Discovery Bay Old Books]
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      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935 First issue, 294(1)pp., bound in light green cloth lettered in gilt, spine decorated in gilt with lettering gilt over black, spine and board edges slightly faded as usual, but a sharp, near fine copy; neat and short owner's inscription "George from shorty/Xmas/1935"; in near fine, first issue dust jacket, with slight fading of green area on spine.. First Edition. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Unpublished Poems of Emily Dickinson #25 of 525 ltd copies

      Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1935. Limited to 525 copies. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1935. Limited to 525 copies. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good. Edited by her niece Martha Dickinson Bianchi and Alfred Leete Hampson. [10], 157 pp. Frontispiece manuscript facsimile of a poem by Dickinson. "Published November, 1935, Copyright 1935", from copyright page. 1935 appears also on title page, which is done in green and black. There is no earlier "unpublshed poems of Emily Dickinson" extant except reprints from quarterlies or other journals. "This edition consists of five hundred twenty-five numbered copies of which five hundred are offered for sale. This is copy 25." (from half-title page). Book is in green bookcloth with dark green worsted spine cover with pasted paper label on spine "UNPUBLISHED POEMS OF EMILY DICKINSON". Book is in strong binding, and square. Small dent to bottom edges of pages. Otherwise, there are no marks of any kind in or on the book. Clean! Book comes in slipcase with same label, with added "Limited Edition No. 25". Bookcloth and spine shows slight mottling, from age. Top edge gold. Green ribbon marker, full extension. Rough-cut foredges. Slipcase worn but sound and strong. Comes with glassine wrapper present since 1935 publication. Wrapper has been mended so as to continue its protection of the spine. Opposite title page is "facsimile of a poem by Emily Dickinson heretofore unpublished", the first time many of us have seen her distinctive handwriting. This is the best,cleanest most pure copy that you are likely to ever see. OVL

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        The History of the 'The Times' [1785-1981]. EXTENDED SET COMPLETE IN DUST-WRAPPERS

      The Times -93 1935 - 6 vols., in 7, roy. 8vo., Mixed Editions, with 5 mounted coloured frontispieces, 2 frontispieces in monochrome and very numerous plates and tables throughout; original buckram gilt, gilt backs, else a very good, clean set in dust-wrappers. The extended set comprises: Vol. I: The Thunderer in the Making 1785-1841 (1935); Vol. II: The Tradition Established 1841-1884 (1939); Vol. III: The Twentieth Century Test 1884-1912 (1947); Vol. IV Part 1: The 150th Anniversary and Beyond 1912-1920 (1952); Vol. IV Part 2: The 150th Anniversary and Beyond 1921-1948, Appendices and Index, (1952); Vol. V: Struggles in Peace and War 1939-1966 (1984) Vol. VI: The Thomson Years 1966-1981 (1993). Individual volumes are as follows: Vol. I (second impression, 1950); Vol. II (first edition, 1939); III (second impression, 1951); Vol. IV Part 1 (first edition, 1952); Vol. IV Part 2 (first edition, 1952); Vol. V (first edition, 1984, with errata slip, ex-library stamp on title only, wanting front free endpaper); Vol. VI (first edition, 1993). VOLUME VI IS A PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR (JOHN GRIGG) TO LUDOVIC KENNEDY AND MOIRA SHEARER WITH THE AUTHOR'S SIGNED HOLOGRAPH INSCRIPTION ON TITLE. EXTENDED SETS ARE EXTREMELY SCARCE. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        “Die gegenwärtige Situation in der Quantenmechanik I-III [All],” in Die Naturwissenschaften Volume 23 , 1935, pp. 807-812; 823-828; 844-849

      First edition, first announcement of Erwin Schrodinger’s seminal thought experiment known as “Schrodinger’s Cat,” present here in all three papers. In May of 1935, Einstein, Podolsky, and Rosen’s published a paper (the famous EPR paper) on quantum entanglement that argued, in part, that quantum mechanics was not a complete physical theory. After its publication, and in a series of letters between Einstein and Schrodinger, Schrodinger became intrigued by what Einstein believed was an absurd contradiction in the application of Heisenberg and Bohr’s Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics to the world of tangible objects. The experiment Schrodinger designed – as famous in physics as it is in philosophy -- illustrates the conflict Einstein and Schrodinger perceived between what quantum theory argues is true about the nature and behavior of matter on the microscopic level, and what we observe to be true about the nature and behavior of matter on the macroscopic level. Rather than an everyday object Einstein had discussed, however, Schrodinger applied his depiction of the absurdity of the Copenhagen interpretation to something living – to a cat. In the experiment, Schrodinger wrote: “A cat is penned up in a steel chamber, along with the following device (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 that 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.” To Schrodinger, the Copenhagen interpretation insinuates that the cat remains both alive and dead until the box is opened. “Schrödinger did not wish to promote the idea of dead-and-alive cats as a serious possibility; quite the reverse. The thought experiment serves to illustrate the bizarreness of quantum mechanics and the mathematics necessary to describe quantum states. Intended as a critique of just the Copenhagen interpretation, the Schrödinger cat thought experiment remains a topical touchstone for all interpretations of quantum mechanics. How each interpretation deals with Schrödinger's cat is often used as a way of illustrating and comparing each interpretation's particular features, strengths, and weaknesses” (Wikipedia). CONDITION & DETAILS: 4to (10.5 x 7 .75 inches). Schrodinger Papers: pp. 807-812; 823-828; 844-849 , [4]. Bound in publisher’s half black leather over grey cloth boards; gilt-lettered at the spine. Near fine condition in every way.

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        Dashiell Hammett Omnibus: Red Harvest; The Dain Curse; The Maltese Falcon

      New York, U.S.A.: Alfred A.Knopf, 1935. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Printed 12 August 1935 and in the original wrapper priced $2.00. Wrapper is uniform orange/red and without fading, some edge wear to lower edge and rubbing to fore edge and joints. Chipping to spine ends and a small closed tear to upper edge that has been repaired with piece of tape to rear of jacket. Spine ends of book are bumped and there is a name and date to ffep. Text is clean..

      [Bookseller: Ian Reilly Books]
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        Hawaiian Surfboard. Introduction by Duke P. Kahanamoku

      Honolulu: Paradise of the Pacific Press, 1935. First edition. 8vo. With 46 captioned Illustrations from photographs on 36 plates. [16], iv, 5- 95 pp. Original tapa-cloth binding, issue without surfers on upper covers (no priority). Lacking front free endpaper, first leaf reattached, externally fresh and clean. In very good yellow pictorial dust jacket with two or three short tears without loss, small chips at spine-ends and corners, surface wear at foot of spine panel. Custom slipcase. DeLa Vega B28; Toy, Adventurers Afloat 1768 . First edition of the first title devoted to surfing. Tom Blake (1902-1994) was a twentieth-century surfing and health food pioneer who conceived and developed the hollow surf board. Inscribed on front pastedown "To Dan, Donna & Garrett & Christine Close, Tom Blake 1902-1993", and also inscribed on one of the plates. The first definitive book on surfing, by the sport's greatest innovator and the first person to surf Malibu Point along with Sam Reid in September of 1926. "The most important publication in the surfing canon." - DeLa Vega, 200 Years of Surfing Literature

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Lithographed Portrait of Cardozo, Signed by Cardozo and Zirinsky

      1935. [Cardozo, Benjamin N. (1870-1938)]. Zirinsky, Julius [1898-1970]. [Portrait of Cardozo]. [Washington, DC? C.1935]. 24-1/4" x 19-1/2" black-and-white lithograph, image size 16-1/4" x 12-1/4," signed in ink by Cardozo and Zirinsky in pastel. Light toning, attractively mounted and double-matted. * Zirinsky was a notable New-York based artist. In the mid-1930s he traveled the United States to produce a series of portraits of living luminaries. His portrait of Albert Einstein, done in Princeton, New Jersey in 1935, is the best-known of these. Cardozo was an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court and near the end of his life when he sat for Zirinsky.

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        Of Time and the River. A Legend of Man's Hunger in His Youth

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. First edition. Thick 8vo. [xii], 912 pp. Dark blue cloth. Fine in near fine dust jacket with fold down middle of front panel, spine very slightly sunned. Johnston A3.I.a . Inscribed, "For Hazel Abrams. Sincerely, Thomas Wolfe, Hollywood. - Sept. 3, 1935."

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        Of Time and the River

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1935. A legend of man's hunger in his youth. Octavo. Original blue-black cloth, titles to upper board and spine gilt on a green ground. With the dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made beige cloth chemise and matching tan morocco-backed bookform slipcase. Some very faint marks to cloth, but an excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket. First edition, first printing of Wolfe's second novel. Inscribed on the first blank by the author, "For Bert Cross, with the sincerest friendship and thanks of a friend from Brooklyn, Tom Wolfe, March 1, 1935". Wolfe had been living in Brooklyn in the years leading up to the publication of this novel.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Thomas Wolfe Of Time and the River First Edition

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. First. Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. Wolfe, Thomas. Of Time and the River First Edition. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. Nice copy of the second book from this acclaimed American novelist of the early 20th century. Hardcover. Original jacket. Scribner's A and seal on copyright page. Book is square and tightly bound. Light rubbing. Spine faded. Jacket has edge wear and scuffing on front. Spine faded. Light age-toning. G/G.

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        From Death to Morning

      Scribner's NY: Scribner's, 1935. Octavo. First edition, first printing, with "A" on the copyright page. Wolfe's first collection of short stories. Traces of loss to the spine printing, else a fine copy in a fine orange and black dust wrapper with faint wear to extremities. (Johnston A4.1.a).

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        A History of Northumberland. Volume 14: Chillingham, Eglingham, Whittingham, etc

      Newcastle-upon-Tyne Andrew Reid, Sons & Co 1935. G : in good condition without dust jacket as issued. Spine sunned and with faint ink mark. Front inner hinge crackd with some loosening to prelim pages. Light foxing to prelims First Edition Red decorated hardback cloth cover 290mm x 240mm (11" x 9"). xviii, 615pp. Chillingham, Eglingham, Whittingham, etc.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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      New York: The Alcestis Press, 1935,. 1st edition, limited (1/165) numbered and signed, with original glassine and original slipcase (as issued). The original owner's signature, poet and novelist Elizabeth Madox Roberts, on the FEP (free end page) in black fountain pen ink. Roberts (1881-1941) was born in Perryville, Kentucky, attended the University of Chicago and later the University of Kentucky, and authored many books of prose and poetry. Additionally laid in is a small prospectus listing "Other Publications of the Alcestis Press", and also included is the December 1932 issue of POETRY magazine which features Roberts' poem "Sailing to America" as the lead poem of the issue. The present copy of AN EARLY MARTYR is numbered "89" and boldly signed by Williams on the colophon page, which states (in part): "This first edition of An Early Martyr is strictly limited to 165 copies . . . on Strathmore permanent all-rag paper . . . Designed and printed by Lew Ney with Inkunabula Type set by hand and the type has been distributed." The book, with original slipcase, is housed in a handsome custom archival box with leather spine. A beautiful copy (gentle wear only to slipcase) with interesting provenance of one of Williams' rarest publications. Fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Jett W. Whitehead Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        The Robber Kitten

      Racine,WI: Whitman Publishing, 1935. First edition. Hardcover. Written and illustrated by the staff of The Walt Disney Studios. Includes numerous color and black and white plates. An about near fine copy with illustrated paper covered boards in a very good plus dust jacket with a number of tears and a thumb nail sized chip from the bottom of the spine and another to the bottom of the rear panel. A very nice copy in the very elusive dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Le Spectacle est dans la rue

      Draeger, Paris 1935 - In-4 (312 x 245 mm), brochure éditeur à spirales. Edition originale de ce recueil de 15 affiches publicitaires de CASSANDRE, lithographiées en couleurs et en noir. Présentation de Blaise Cendrars. (défauts sur la couverture, quelques petits trous). // Quarto (312 x 245 mm), editor softcover with spirals. First edition of this album of 15 advertisings by CASSANDRE, lithographs in colours and in black. Presentation by Blaise Cendrars. (defects on the cover, some little holes).

      [Bookseller: H. PICARD ET FILS, founded 1860]
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      1935. An original wood engraving measuring 6 7/16 by 5 7/8 inches. The print is not numbered; Christopher Buckland Wright records that a few artist's proofs were pulled from the block before it was sent to the publisher. Titled, signed, and dated by the artist, John Buckland Wright, in pencil. The wood engraving depicts a stormy, windswept winter landscape, with a bridge and a winding road in the foreground and mountains in the background. Grass and tree boughs bend in the wind, and dense clouds fill the sky. The illustration was one of four published in a calendar of the four seasons in 1935. The illustrations were commissioned by L. C. Boucher, Folemprise, The Hague. In a mat measuring 15 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches. Slightest toning to two edges of mat, else very fine.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Mules and Men

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1935.. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed and inscribed by Hurston to Harold W. Thompson on the front free endpaper: "To / Dr. Thompson / who plays high / trombone in God's / best band. / With admiration / Zora Neale Hurston." Wear to the corners and spine tips. Housed in a custom quarter morocco clamshell box. Illustrations by Miguel Covarrubias.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        A Book of Trout Flies: Containing A List of the Most Important American Stream Insects & Their Imitations

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1935. Limited edition, no. 10 of 25 De Luxe copies, signed by the author, illustrator, publisher, and author of the foreword. 2 vols., 8vo. Two photographic plates, and eleven by Alma W. Froderstrom of which seven are hand-colored; Vol. II contains 12 wet-flies and 18 dry-flies, tied by the author. Original three quarter green morocco (Vol. I) and half green morocco (Vol. II) by James MacDonald, panelled spines gilt, t.e.g.; Vol. II housing the flies. Cloth slipcase. Custom half morocco slipcase with cloth chemise. Wetzel p. 165; Siegel 88; Frazier J-1-D; Bruns J-16 . One of the most beautiful, sought-after, and rarest productions of The Derrydale Press

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Dogs in the Field

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1935. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Oblong folio, pp. [unpaginated]; three-quarter raspberry cloth and terra cotta paper boards gilt; some spotting to spine; fine copy in original glassine dustwrapper (one 3 inch and 2 small edge tears to the glassine). Housed in publisher's cardboard box with the extra portfolio of six plates by Kirmse. PLUS extra inscribed etching laid in. Box has small adhesive mark lower right and minor wera to the extremities, noting a 2 inch piece of the side of the box lacking and several small tears. Inset title piece still nice. First edition. One of 685 numbered copies printed with the frontispiece drypoint etching signed by Kirmse. Illustrated with twenty-four plates in the volume and the portfolio of six plates. In addition, laid into this copy is another original drypoint etching of a Scotty dog entitled "Anybody Home?" This drypoint, measuring 8.375 x 5.875 inches from the plate impression, is inscribed by Kirmse below the plate mark: "To George and Dorothy West / our very dear friends from the artist - MK." It is also signed by her in full. A special copy of this highly desirable dog book. Siegel 91.

      [Bookseller: Kuenzig Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Green Hills of Africa

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1935. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1935. First Edition / First Printing. Dated 1935 on the title and copyright pages. Scribner's Seal and ""A"" are present on the copyright page with no additional printings listed. Light green cloth boards with gold lettering. Illustrated. One of only 10,550 copies. {ref: Hanneman A13a}. Book Condition: Very Good+, sunning on the boards and spine, book is tight and square, soft shelf wear, previous owner's name and date at the front endpaper, tight spine, light age toning, light glue residue left at the rear endpaper from a now removed newspaper clipping. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, jacket price clipped, author's photo at the rear panel, shelf wear, light chipping, darkening, light spots.

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        Life and Sport in Aiken and those who made it

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1935. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. [xi],[2],1-237 pages. 8vo., green cloth gilt; t.e.g.; small adhesive mark to front endpaper; printed dust jacket slightly dulled with a number of edge tears and a shallow chip; minor spotting to the binding mostly on spine panel and above the title on the front cover. Siegel 94. First edition. One of 950 un-numbered copies printed, the entire edition. Illustrated with color frontispiece plate and numerous plates with halftones from photographs. The book celebrates Hitchcock Woods in Aiken, South Carolina, which for years was the most important training site for polo players and steeplechase riders in America. This copy with added material, including a printed broadside announcement for the "Grand Aiken Horse Show Ball" Monday, March 23, 1931 and a signed typed note dated 1926 from famous sportswoman Louise Eustis Hitchcock of Broad Hollow Farm in Westbury, Long Island to a "Mr. Stoddart" thanking him for "the verses on the Aiken Drag." She writes: "I think they are excellent and amusing to have. I am going to have some copies made and will send one to the Countess Orlowski, who was always much interested in the Aiken verses. I was pleased to hear you had such an interesting trip with Mr. Smith [i.e., the author]. He is certainly a wonderful companion. Tom joins me in thanking you for your kind expressions of sympathy in our loss, and also in sending very kind regards to you." 'Tom' is Louise Hitchcock's husband Thomas Hitchcock Sr., a polo champion in his own right, and recognized by many as the father of American Steeplechase. Louise and Thomas were the parents of Tommy Hitchcock Jr. (whom many feel was one of the best polo players ever). All three Hitchcocks are inductees to the Museum of Polo and Hall of Fame. The last chapter of the book is written as a memorial to Louise Hitchcock. A most desirable copy of this book.

      [Bookseller: Kuenzig Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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