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        On Computable Numbers

      1936. First Edition . TURING, Alan Mathison. ""On Computable Numbers, with an Application to the Entscheidungsproblem."" IN: Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society, Second Series, Volume 42 and Volume 43, Parts 3, 4 and 7, pp. 230-240; 241-265; 544-546. London: for the Society, November 30 and December 23, 1936 (parts 1 and 2 of Turing's paper) and April 22, 1937 (correction). Two volumes. Octavo, modern green cloth; portions of wrappers bound in. $28,500.First appearance of the concept of the universal computing machine, which would come to be known as a Turing machine: “it is possible to invent a single machine which can be used to compute any computable sequence.” Complete with the scarce “correction” or third part of this important paper, issued a year after the first two parts and often not present.""Computing is normally done by writing certain symbols on paperÂ… [But] I think that it will be agreed that the two-dimensional character of paper is not essential of computation"" (page 249). David Hilbert, one of the greatest mathematicians of his age and one of Turing's academic forerunners, posed a series of problems, the last of which was his ""Entscheidungsproblem,"" the core of which dealt with whether there was a definite method or ""mechanical process"" that could be applied to any mathematical assertion and which would always produce a correct answer as to whether the assertion was true or false. In the pre-computer age, this was a matter for philosophy and theoretical mathematics. Yet, Turing had an inkling that the future promised something greater and more exact. More than any other individual, Turing created the theoretical foundation for digital computers developed in the 1940s. ""While at Princeton [as a graduate student] Turing published one of his most important contributions to mathematical logic, his 1936-37 paper 'On Computable NumbersÂ…' which immediately attracted general attention. In it he analyzed the processes that can be carried out in computing a number to arrive at a concept of a theoretical 'universal' computing machine (the 'Turing machine'), capable of operating upon any 'computable' sequence—that is, any sequence of zeros and ones"" (DSB). The definition, in fact, of ""computable"" is that the problem can be solved by a Turing machine; this concept of a Turing machine, which could theoretically perform any mathematical calculation, was important in the development of the digital computer. ""In showing that a universal machine was possible, Turing's paper was highly influential in the theory of computation, and it remained a powerful expression of the virtually unlimited adaptability of electronic digital computers"" (Hook & Norman, Origins of Cyberspace, 394—their copy without the third part). The third part of Turing's paper, rare and present here, is a correction, issued in April of 1937 in response to errors found by Paul Bernays, a Swiss mathematician. Each of the three parts of this important paper appears in the complete journal in which it was originally issued. Last leaf of correction (Volume 3, page 545-46) misbound so sequence of correction is 544, 546, 545. Tape reinforcement to verso of Volume 42 title page, slight soiling and a few creases to interior but generally quite nice, cloth fine. A scarce item in nearly fine condition.

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        Shadow Over Innsmouth. Illustrated by Frank A. Utpatel.

      Pennsylvania: Visionary Publishing Co., 1936 - Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to front cover and spine in silver, with the errata slip laid in. With the dust jacket by Utpatel. Housed in a custom black flat-backed folding case. 7 binder's blanks at front Blindstamp to foot of title page. Spine gently rolled, light bumps to ends; an excellent copy of this fragile book in the slightly dirty jacket, small chips to spine ends, short closed tear to head of front panel. Frontispiece and 3 plates by Utpatel. First edition, first printing. According to the publisher, "about 400 sets of sheets were printed, but half of these were destroyed. About 200 copies were bound and issued"; making this an uncommon book in any condition, only found institutionally in North America, and traced at auction just 11 times. An unillustrated white jacket was also issued with the first printing, with no known priority between the two jackets, although Utpatel's is generally considered more appealing. Bleiler 1039. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Hefte 1 - 14 Januar - Dezember 1936 (vollständiger 1. Jahrgang) * mit Original-Anschreiben des Verlags zum ersten erschienenen Heft im Juli 1936

      Berlin, Reichsnäherstand Verlags-GmbH, 1936 - (noch Bilder zu Nr.24374) - Deutsches / Drittes Reich, deutsche Kavallerie, deutsches Militär, Reitertruppe, deutsche Reitergemeinde, deutscher Reitergeist, Rennsport, Reiterkämpfe, Reitturnier, elegante Reitmode, Reitkleidung für Damen und Herren, deutsche Reitkunst im Nationalsozialismus, Pferdezucht in Ostpreussen, Förderung der deutschen Warmblutzucht und Reiterei, reiterliche Gedanken im Landvolk, der deutsche Bauer auf dem selbstgezogenen Pferd, Wehrhaftmachung unseres Volkes, Gauleiter Koch Ostpreußen, Antisemitismus, SS-Reiter-Standarte, SS-Reiter, Turniersport im Nationalsozialismus, SA-Reiter, berittene SA, SA.-Reiter-Quadrille, Nationalsozialisten mit reiterlichem Geist, illustrierte Bücher, nationalsozialistisches / völkisches Gedankengut Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Galerie für gegenständliche Kunst]
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        Mules and Men

      London: Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co, 1936. First U.K. Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First UK edition of this scarce Harlem Renaissance title. A lovely near fine example in mauve cloth in very good priced dustwrapper with split at rear fold. Considerably scarcer edition than the US counterpart which precedes by one year.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        Le contre ciel

      First edition, one of 230 numbered copies on Auvergne, only printing after 10 Chine and a few hors commerce.Illustrated in frontispiece with an original lithograph by Etienne Cournault.Spine and covers slightly and marginally faded as usual.A complete copy, retaining its advertising band. Université de Paris Paris 1936 15,5x20,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money

      1936. First Edition . KEYNES, John Maynard. The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money. London: Macmillan, 1936. Octavo, original blue-green cloth, original dust jacket. $14,000.First edition of Keynes’ last major work, considered the most influential economic treatise of the 20th century, rarely found in the original dust jacket.Keynes' General Theory ranks with Smith's Wealth of Nations as an intellectual event and with Malthus' Essay on Population as a guide for public policy. ""The world-wide slump after 1929 prompted Keynes to attempt an explanation of, and new methods for controlling, the vagaries of the trade-cycle. First in A Treatise on Money, 1930, and later in his General Theory, he subjected the definitions and theories of the classical school of economics to a penetrating scrutiny and found them seriously inadequate and inaccurate"" (PMM 423). Owner signature along upper edge of dust jacket front panel.Light foxing to edges and first few leaves, cloth near-fine. Attractive dust jacket with small chip to foot of gently toned dust jacket spine, affecting publisher's name, shallow wear to corners. A very desirable copy in the scarce original dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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        Merlusse. - Cigalon

      First edition, one of 25 numbered copies on Japan paper, the tirage de tête.Autograph inscription signed by Marcel Pagnol, dated 1971, to a couple of his acquaintance: "... Pour Josy et André Bernard ce Merlusse qui eût un très grand succès, et "Cigalon", film comique qui n'a fait rire que moi...[...For Josy and André Bernard this Merlusse which was a great success and 'Cigalon', a comic film that made no one laugh but me...]"Covers and spine lightly and marginally faded as usual, otherwise a good, well-margined copy. Fasquelle Paris 1936 15x20,5cm broché

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        Old Spain

      1936. First Edition . Signed. BONE, Muirhead. Old Spain. Two volumes. WITH: Two Drypoints. London: Macmillan, 1936. Together, three volumes. Elephant folio (14-1/2 by 21 inches), original full brown pigskin gilt, raised bands, top edges gilt, uncut; etchings in original matching portfolio with brown paper boards. $8500.Signed limited first edition of this monumental collection of Spanish landscapes, cityscapes and interiors, number 24 of only 265 sets, with 120 large full-page illustrations in various media (three double-page, many in color) by Muirhead Bone and descriptions by Gertrude Bone, signed by both, with the additional portfolio of two original drypoint etchings, each signed by Muirhead Bone. With a presentation inscription from artist W. Russell Flint and two related signed autograph letters, one from Muirhead to Flint and one from Mary Bone to John Moore, the recipient of this copy.Because Muirhead Bone was originally trained as an architect, it stands to reason that his favorite subjects were city architecture (which often focussed on urban demolition and renewal), industrial plants and landscapes. His art ""reflects the mind of the architect, an almost mathematical feeling for strains and stresses"" (DNB). Bone's preferred media were etching, dry-point and lithography. ""In the art of dry-point, Bone did not, from his first attempts, take long to achieve a mastery which it was well-nigh impossible to improve upon, certainly not as a technical process"" (Kenneth M. Guichard). Appointed official British war artist during the First World War, he produced 150 lithographs of the conflict, published by the War Department as The Western Front (1917). After the armistace he returned to his earlier subject matter, adding a new fascination with shipyards and the war-damaged towns of France. For many years, Bone and his wife Gertrude took up residence in Italy and Spain. This monumental collection of his drawings and prints of Spain were ""gathered during leisurely visits extending over the last years of the old régime."" Bone's work is known for its meticulous detail, without ever becoming labored. With the separate portfolio of two original drypoint etchings signed by Bone: ""The Apse, Leon Cathedral"" and ""Roman Bull Excavated at Merida,"" often missing. Inscribed in volume I by fellow Scottish artist W. Russell Flint, ""For my dear friend John Moore with every good and affectionate wish from his companion on many happy occasions. W. Russell Flint. —- March 31, 1967."" Flint, a celebrated artist and illustrator, shared with Bone a love of Spain, to which he also returned for inspiration throughout his life. Laid into this copy are two autograph letters signed. The first, from Muirhead Bone to Russell Flint, reads: ""The Radcliffe Infirmary (Private Block) Oxford. Oct 2, 1953. My dear Russell Flint, There must be few letters giving one such a pleasure to answer as yours! I have been here nearly 10 weeks now and the days have often been a bit dreary. Your letter made me very bright indeed. Of course I know better but as an invalid I just ignore that and sip my sugared tea. They have now finished a block of radio-therapy treatments on me and in a fortnight am being allowed to go home—for a while anyhow. My general health may then improve they think. Speriamo! Afraid it may be some time before I remember how to sharpen a pencil though. Again my warmest thanks for your kindness and warmest best wishes to your own work. Yours ever, Muirhead Bone."" Sadly, Bone's health did not improve, and he died three weeks later on October 21, 1953. A second, undated letter is from Mary Bone to the recipient of this copy. It reads ""140 Haverstock Hill NW3 May 8th. Dear Mr. Moore. I am sorry not to reply to your letter before; I received it in Rome, from where I have recently returned. Your theory about squaring out the first page of a sketchbook is, I fear, with no foundation, I never saw Muirhead do that. His method, when drawing in cramped quarters, or on the spur of the moment, was to use a small sketchbook and two strong elastic bands top and bottom so that the page could be torn out, pushed up, and the drawing continued. Or the same process done horizontally [two labeled sketches]. I am glad you enjoyed the exhibition, I hope we will be able to have some more of his work on show soon. I will keep your address and let you know if I turn up anything you might like to see. Yours sincerely Mary Bone."" A few spots to portfolio boards only, plates and text beautiful and bright. Fine condition.

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        Autograph postcard signed ("V. Nabokoff").

      [Berlin, 5 August 1936]. - Oblong 8vo. 1 p. With autogr. address and return address. To the Belgian writer Robert M

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        My South Sea Island


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        The Bruiser [Inscribed]

      Greenberg: Publisher, New York 1936 - "Tully had been boxing professionally for several years, on and off, in his twenties (the jacket blurb credits him with 43 bouts), and had long been urged by Mencken and others to use this experience as fodder for a novel. He finally gave in, influenced in no small part by his disdain for previous boxing fiction by such non-pugilists as Ernest Hemingway and George Bernard Shaw" (PROUTY 11). HANNA 3566. Octavo (19.5cm); tan cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine and front cover; blue topstain; dustjacket; [6], 248pp. Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper: "To Marie Nelson Lee / with appreciation for friendship and understanding when both were rare - Jim Tully." Topstain slightly faded, mild softening to spine ends, with some offsetting to pastedowns from binders glue; Near Fine. Dustjacket is price-clipped, spine-sunned and lightly edgeworn, with small chips to crown and corners (not affecting titles) and a few small tears: Very Good or better. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books, ABAA]
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      Published by Daily Express, 1936. Hardback. Good/Very Good. Illustrated by Bestall, Alfred. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. The very first Rupert annual and the first Rupert book to be illustrated by Alfred Bestall. Red cloth with illustration of Rupert sitting reading on front cover. Black, red and white illustrations. The first time Rupert appeared wearing his now famous red jumper. (Tourtel's Rupert was dressed in blue). 124 pages. First story is Rupert and the Wonderful Kite. Uneven fading to covers. Wear to corners. Foxing throughout. Page 37 a painting page has been approx. 1/2 completed neatly. Pages 58/59 have a black ink mark smudged across. Last page (painting page) has been completed with paints! Wrapper is a bit foxed, has some edge-chipping/creasing, but just a little loss to corners. [S]

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      Wien, Internationaler Psychoanalytischer Verlag, 1936 Gr. 8

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        Reed and Allied Families: Genealogical and Biographical Studies, Illustrated with Engravings of Portraits and Armorial Bearings

      The American Historical Society, Inc, New York 1936 - Very impresive 1936 Reed (or Reid) family genealogy, privately printed for Mary Dean Reed and sumptuously bound in a highly-decorative, full morocco. A remarkably clean, Near Fine folio, with raised bands and finely-tooled devices and lettering at the compartments. Additional gilt coat-of-arms to the panels and large sprigs of roses adorning the full-morocco pastedowns. All edges gilt, all original tissue-guards (protecting the brightly-colored "coat of-arms" plates) intact. Also includes several interesting pieces of Reed family ephemera laid-in. (From the library of Joseph Verner Reed {1937-2016}, prominent Greenwich, CT scion and former Ambassador to Morocco and Under Secretary-General of the United Nations). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Liste des Grands Vins Fins (14 Annual Catalogues)

      1936. First Edition . MAISON NICOLAS. Liste des Grands Vins Fins. [Paris]: (Draeger Frères), 1936-1971. WITH: DERAIN, André. Le Génie du Vin. (Paris: Draeger Frères, 1972). Altogether, fifteen volumes. Quarto (varying sizes), original flexible paper covers (some spiral-bound, some in original glassines). Housed in a pair of matching green clamshell boxes. $4000.First editions of these wonderfully illustrated annual wine lists from Maison Nicolas, with cover designs and illustrations by such leading French painters as Latour and Buffet, together with Derain’s illustrated publication commemorating the sesquicentennial of Maison Nicolas— one of only 300 copies.“From 1928 to 1973, Nicolas has recognized the synergy between wine and art by commissioning such great painters as Derain, Van Dongen and Buffet to illustrate its catalogues of fine vintages.” “Now we start getting closer to the basis of Nicolas’ success. Prime vineyard sites, only old vines— 35 years minimum but typically much older— and growers who work in an organic or even biodynamic way… Of course, there is no fining and (unless absolutely necessary) no filtration and even the bottling is done at the wane of the moon” (Burgundy Report). This collection of 14 Maison Nicolas wine catalogues between the years 1936 and 1971, with their commissioned artistic covers and text illustrations, not only records the vinyard’s annual offerings, but represents a contemporary French popular taste in art— Latour, Galanis, Saint-André, Gischia, Limouse, Caillard, Humblot, Buffet, Midy, Guiramand, Lorjou, Derain, and Favier. Fine condition.

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        Sic Transit Gloria.

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1936 - Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in red. With the dust jacket. A superb copy in the bright jacket with sunned spine and edges. First edition, first impression. A detective story: James Southern investigates the apparent suicide of Gloria Day. It was published later the same year in the US under the title The Scornful Corpse. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the title page. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Fine large photo boldly signed in lower margin, "Wallis Windsor" and "Edward" (1894-1972, King of Great Britain, Later the Duke of Windsor) & the Duchess of WINDSOR (Wallis Simpson, 1896-1986, his wife)

      - showing the Duke saluting the pressmen who are gathered to photograph him as he leaves his hotel to go to the waiting car, the Duchess is not visible, 10" x 8" in mount 11

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Collected Poems 1909-1935

      London: Faber and Faber,, 1936. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge red, other edges untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Some faint marks to cloth, very slight rubbing to ends and corners, some spotting to edges and endpapers, but an excellent copy in the jacket which is a little sunned to spine, very gently rubbed along the extremities, and with very small chips to ends and corners. First edition, first impression, of this collection which "contains all Mr Eliot's poetry that he wishes to preserve", including the first appearance in print of Burnt Norton. The first impression is scarce in any jacket approaching collectable condition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A Further Range

      New York: Henry Hold and Company,, 1936. Octavo. Original red buckram, titles gilt to spine and front. With the dust jacket. Mild partial toning to front endpapers, an excellent copy in the jacket with light tanning to spine, small chipping to ends and corners and a creased tear to bottom edge of rear panel. First edition, first printing, a nice copy with a scarce personal inscription "To Cornelius Greenway, with my best wishes, Robert Frost". Rev. Cornelius Greenway was a prodigious collector of autographs. Dutch-born, he had immigrated to the United States from Holland in 1914, served with the U.S. Army in France (receiving the Purple Heart and the Service Medal), and from 1926 acted as a Universalist minister, first in Taunton and Boston, and from 1929 until 1965 as pastor of All Souls Church in Brooklyn New York. All this while he was an avid collector of autographs, mainly through highly persistent correspondence. He wrote as many as thirty letters to King Alfonso of Spain before receiving his autographed photograph - Kaiser Wilhem was a relative pushover at 17. Greenway was interviewed in the 14 May 1941 issue of Life Magazine about his autograph collection, and even wrote a book on the subject, Big Game Hunting With a Fountain Pen. His collection was sold by auction in 1970.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Six Against the Yard - First UK Edition in first issue dust wrapper

      Selwyn and Blount, 1936 A first edition, first printing published by Selwyn and Blount in 1936. A very good+ book without inscriptions, with a little off-setting to the endpapers. In a very good unclipped wrapper showing the correct price of 7/6 on the spine. Some chipping to the head of the spine, a little to the tail and some small chips. A little darkening to the spine. Some light internal tape repairs. A very rare book using work by the six Golden Age detective authors including Allingham, Berkeley and Sayers.[removed][removed]

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Autograph Letter Signed with initials to 'Dear Alderson' (A. A., 1882-1956, Writer, Creator of 'Winnie the Pooh')

      1936 - saying that here "is Sarah Simple. Perhaps I ought to say that I send it 'without prejudice', by which I mean that my agent (Curtis Brown is possibly showing another copy to some other manager, actor or actress at this moment, and may think he has committed me to something, morally, I mean. But we can settle all that later - if you like the play. Talking to you, I said that Kay Hammond (who is terribly keen to play it ) and Laura Couric would make a good pair of women .", 1 side 8vo., 13 Mallord Street, Chelsea headed paper, 26th May

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      Daily Express 1936 - 1936. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. The very first Rupert annual and the first Rupert book to be illustrated by Alfred Bestall. Red cloth with illustration of Rupert sitting reading on front cover. Black, red and white illustrations. The first time Rupert appeared wearing his now famous red jumper. (Tourtel's Rupert was dressed in blue). 124 pages. First story is Rupert and the Wonderful Kite. Uneven fading to covers. Wear to corners. Foxing throughout. Pages 58/59 have a black ink mark smudged across. Last page (painting page) has been completed with paints! Wrapper is a bit foxed, has some edge-chipping/creasing, but just a little loss to corners. [S] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        Horror on the Asteroid.

      London: Philip Allan, 1936. First edition. 8vo. Bound in publisher's red cloth titled and ruled in black to spine. Minor rubbing and shelfwear, some sunning to extremities. Very good indeed. In a very good, clean example of the extremely scarce dustwrapper, with chipping and loss to spine ends affecting the title and publisher. Minor loss to corners, some soiling and creasing to white rear panel. Perhaps doesn't sound particularly delicious, but it's rarity in any form of dustwrapper makes up somewhat for the wear and tear. One of the highly collectable "Creeps" series.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        Conference on Jewish Relations NEWS LETTER The Situation of the Jews in Poland. April, 1936

      American Jewish Congress, 221 West 57th Street, New York, N.Y. 1936 - This is NOT the 1936 reprint. It is the true original news letter of April 1936. Includes bibliographical references (page 2). An important mid-1930¿s report from Abraham G Duker on the oppression of Polish Jews in the inter-war period (following Hitler¿s rise to power but before the German invasion of Poland) , with detailed sociological and statistical materials on educational, economic and political facets to the Jewish community, and the changes undergone in an increasingly anti-semitic Polish state; with introductory statement from Salo W. Baron and Morris R. Cohen concerning pogroms in Poland and comparison of the viciousness of Polish Antisemitic parties to that of Nazi Germany. The author of the report Abraham Gordon Duker (1907¿1987) , "was born in Rypin, Poland, went to the U. S. In 1923. He served on the library staff at the Jewish Theological Seminary (1927¿33) and was research librarian at the Graduate School of Jewish Social Work (1934¿38) . From 1938 to 1943 he was on the staff of the American Jewish Committee, serving inter alia as the editor of the Contemporary Jewish Record (1938¿41) . He was also an editor of the Universal Jewish Encyclopedia (1939¿43) , Reconstructionist, and Jewish Social Studies, a quarterly. Duker was president of the Chicago Spertus College of Judaica (1956¿62) and from 1963 director of libraries and professor of history and social institutions at Yeshiva University. His works include education surveys, books, and articles in his main fields of interest, Polish-Jewish relations and American Jewish sociology. " (EJ) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Album du Moyen-Age. Galerie. Compositions avec écritures anciennes et modernes. Ecritures anciennes d'après des manuscrits & les meilleurs ouvrages. - Spécimen des écritures modernes comprenant les romaines fleuronnées, gotiques nouvelles, fractures. Exécutées à la plume.

      Strasbourg, gravé et publié par E. Simon fils lithographe. 1936 - 3 Werke in 1 Band. 40,5x28 cm. Gestoch. Haupt-Titel, 40 gestoch. Tafeln (inkl. Titel); 40 gestoch. Tafeln (inkl. Titel); 40 gestoch. Tafeln (inkl. Titel). Schlichter HLdr.-Bd. der Zeit. (Einband berieben. Rückenkanten etwas eingerissen. Durchgehend fleckig). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Notes sur la poésie

      - Glm, Paris 1936, 12,5x17cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una delle 100 copie numerate su pergamena, non la nostra giustificata solo grandi giornali dopo 15 Giappone. autografo prezioso firmato da Paul Eluard René Char: "Copia del mio amico René Char Paul Eluard .." Libro illustrato, frontespizio, un disegno di Salvador Dali. Bella copia di una sorgente in movimento. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin, le nôtre non justifié, seuls grands papiers après 15 Japon. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Paul Eluard à René Char : "Exemplaire de mon ami René Char. Paul Eluard." Ouvrage illustré, en frontispice, d'un dessin de Salvador Dali. Bel exemplaire d'une émouvante provenance.

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        The Philosophy of Physics.

      London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd,, 1936. Translated by W. H. Johnston. Small octavo. Original red cloth, spine and front board lettered in black. With the dust jacket. Contemporary gift inscription by J. W. A. Hickson to front free endpaper dated September 1936, ownership stamp to rear pastedown. Spine rolled, pastedowns a little cockled, a few light pencil annotations throughout, wear and tanning to dust jacket spine and joints, some small nicks to jacket extremities, an excellent copy in a very good dust jacket. First edition in English, first impression, the US edition published the same year. This volume of essays on causality was written by the German theoretical physicist who originated quantum theory and for which Planck was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1918. At the time of publication he was president of the Kaiser Wilhem Society (now the Max Planck Society) and the permanent secretary of the mathematics and physics section of the Prussian Academy of Sciences. In 1935, just one year before he inscribed this copy to "C.M.H.", Canadian psychologist and mountaineer Hickson published a paper called "Causality and Recent Physics" in the Philosophical Review. He was a member of the faculty at McGill University from 1901 to 1924 and would continue to defend causality throughout his writings ("Recent Attacks on Causal Knowledge", Philosophical Review [1938]) until his death in 1956.

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        Christmas And Other Feasts And Festivals (45 linocuts Printed in Colour)

      The First UK Printing published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd. in 1936. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. free from erasures, markings and inscriptions. Mild ghosting to the covers in places. Light spotting to the prelims and end papers but all the linocuts remain clean. The scarce original WRAPPER is in Very Good condition. Edge-wear with large chips to the rear cover and lesser ones to the spine ends and front cover edges. Rubbing with loss along the folds. The wrapper retains the original price of 5s. net. Some staining to the wrapper in places. Despite the faults, the wrapper remains attractive in the removable Brodart archival cover. A scarce publication being 'A picture commentary for grown-ups by Claude Flight'. Printed from linocut blocks cut by Claude Flight and Edith Lawrence. Flight was a member of the 'Seven and Five Society' in 1923 whose members included Henry Moore, Ben Nicholson and Barbara Hepworth. He was a member of the Grubb Group in 1928. He collaborated with Edith Lawrence with whom he had an interior design business, taught at the Grosvenor School of Modern Art from 1926 and wrote and organised exhibitions on linocuts. His pupils included various now-famous print artists such as Lill Tschudi, Cyril Power, Eileen Mayo and Sybil Andrews. Influenced by Cubism, Futurism and Vorticism, his work expressed dynamic rhythm through bold, simple forms. His linocut prints show his interest in depicting speed and movement. A wonderful publication and very scarce with the original wrapper.

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        Das Haus der Träume , ERSTAUSGABE

      Extrem seltene und gesuchte Hesse - Erstausgabe als Jahresgabe 1936 /37 der Vereinigung Oltener Bücherfreunde ( No . 1 ) auf auf echt Bütten - Kupferdruckpapier . Gesamtauflage nur 150 , davon 100 von Hesse signierte Ausgaben , 40 Exemplare für den Verfasser und 10 für die VOB . Dieses Buch ist offenbar eins von den letzteren Broschurausgaben , in roten Leinen nachgebunden und unsigniert . Sehr guter Zustand , derzeit nicht im Netz .

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      First edition, an advance (service de presse) copy.Autograph inscription from Irène Némirovsky to Monsieur Guitet-Vauquelin.A good copy retaining its roneographed advertising slip.  Albin Michel Paris 1936 12x19cm broché

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        Vie de Jésus

      Original, one of 60 numbered copies on Japan Edition, leading copy. Bound in full black morocco, spine with four nerves, golden tail date on casters golden headdresses, gilt frame sevenfold on contreplats silk moiré lined with black morocco mint, mint silk guards, guards following paper effect moiré, gilt on cups, covers and spine preserved, gilt-head witnesses; bordered the same morocco felt inside rust, superb set of signed Semet & Plumelle case. Autograph signed by the author to the Countess Du Bourg Bozas. Bookplate pasted it on a guard. Very nice copy well established. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Flammarion Paris 1936 13x19cm relié sous étui

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        Hefte 1 - 14 Januar - Dezember 1936 (vollständiger 1. Jahrgang) * mit Original-Anschreiben des Verlags zum ersten erschienenen Heft im Juli 1936

      Berlin, Reichsnäherstand Verlags-GmbH, 1936 - Vollständige Ausgabe in solidem altem Bibliothekseinband der Zeit (Halbleinen im Format 21,5 x 30 cm) mit Rückentitel in Goldprägung und Gewebeecken. 14 Hefte, jeweils mit dem Umschlag (dieser jeweils mit 1 Foto-Abbildung auf der vorderen Umschlagseite) eingebunden. 162 Seiten, mit sehr vielen zum Teil ganzseitigen / eindrucksvollen Fotoabbildungen auf Kunstdruckpapier. - Aus dem Inhalt: Geleitwort des Reichsbauernführers - Warum ländliche Reitervereine?, von Graf Metternich (Chefreiterführer der ländlichen Reitervereine) - "Olympisches" für den Reiter - 10 Jahre Westfalens Provinzial-Turnier - Der Sohn auf Vaters Pferd - Reichspost fördert den Pferdesport - Das deutsche Reiter bzw. Fahrer-Abzeichen - Der "alte Haeseler", von Graf Baudissin / Berlin-Charlottenburg - Rund um die deutsche Landespferdezucht: Ostpreußen - Fußpflege des Pferdes - Greven gewinnt Provinzial-Standarte - Sowjetpresse berichtet: "Kosaken lernen bei Juden reiten" - Alltägliche Frage: Warum Turniersport? - Ein Turnier der Bauern - Der Kamerad des Jungbauern - Fotoabbildung "Ein vom ostpreußischen Gauleiter und Oberpräsidenten für die finnländischen Reitervereine gestifteter Wanderpreis" (Silber und Bernstein) - Der Zieten-Ritt - Mustersatzungen für Reitervereine - Deutschlands größter Pferdemarken in Wehlau - Wieder Schimmel im Heere - Die Wunderstute "Nereide" - noch ein Reiterkampf beim Olympia - 21 SS-Reiter-Standarten im Kampf - Reitlehrer-Nachwuchs für die Vereine - Das deutsche Reiter-Abzeichen - Finnlands Pferdezucht - Graf Metternich beim Reichsbauernführer - Westfälische Reit- und Fahrschule Münster - Pferdezucht und Körgesetz - Ein inländischer Volkssport: Trabrennen - Hessens SA auf der Reichsnährstandsschau (" die Aufgabe der SA-Reiterei ist nicht die Heranbildung von Spitzenreitern, sondern sie soll aus den jungen Reitern Nationalsozialisten mit reiterlichen Geist machen") - Als wann der Lehrer in Pommern-16 Nationen beim Aachener Turnier-Landjugend muss reiten!-Ländliche Reiter beim Film - Sieg auf selbstgezüchteten Pferden. Bemerkungen zur Insterburger Turnierwoche 1936 - Soldaten Pferde in der Schule - Die Römer und das germanische Pferd. Zur Geschichte des Reitersportes - Ziele der ländlichen Reiterei - Reitersport am Reichsparteitag in Nürnberg - Reiter starten im Reichssportfeld - Berliner Reiterstadion eingeweiht - Hengstparade in Osnabrück - Hannover siegt im SA-Reichskampf - Nachruf auf Benno von Achenbach - Ostpreußischer Hengstmarkt-Kriegskamerad Pferd - Pferde als Rekruten - Das Pferd im Kriege - Deutsche Pferde auf deutsche Schul - Ehrung des Reichsbauernführers - Wer will zur Kavallerie?, von Major von Singer - Turnier-Ausklang 1936: 1. Ostpreußisches Hallenturnier in Königsberg, mit Fotos wie: "SS.-Obersturmführer Temme siegte in Königsberg in vier Jagdspringen mit Nordland / SA.-Rottenführer Lehmann auf Anker gewann beim ersten ostpreußischen Hallenturnier drei Prüfungen", usw. - Deutsches / Drittes Reich, deutsche Kavallerie, deutsches Militär, Reitertruppe, deutsche Reitergemeinde, deutscher Reitergeist, Rennsport, Reiterkämpfe, Reitturnier, elegante Reitmode, Reitkleidung für Damen und Herren, deutsche Reitkunst im Nationalsozialismus, Pferdezucht in Ostpreussen, Förderung der deutschen Warmblutzucht und Reiterei, reiterliche Gedanken im Landvolk, der deutsche Bauer auf dem selbstgezogenen Pferd, Wehrhaftmachung unseres Volkes, Gauleiter Koch Ostpreußen, Antisemitismus, SS-Reiter-Standarte, SS-Reiter, Turniersport im Nationalsozialismus, SA-Reiter, berittene SA, SA.-Reiter-Quadrille, Nationalsozialisten mit reiterlichem Geist, illustrierte Bücher, nationalsozialistisches / völkisches Gedankengut. - Erstausgabe, EA, erste Auflage in sehr guter Erhaltung, mit Anschreiben der Verlagsleitung von Reichsnäherstands Verlags-GmbH; weitere Bilder s.Nr.24375 ! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Das Erlebnis der XI. Olympischen Spiele in Wort, Bild und Ton - (Olympia-Tonbuch)

      1936 - Berlin, Verlag Bernhard & Graefe, 1936, Sondereinband, Ganzleinenmappe mit Textband mit 195 Seiten, fast Bildband, 3 Schallplatten mit je zwei Seiten, Mappe etwas berieben, Zustand 2- (FG7) (FG7) Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1500

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        Lavori di allacciamento della linea di circonvallazione di Bologna con le linee per Milano, Verona, Venezia e col Parco Arcoveggio. Visita ai lavori del Ministro dei Lavori Pubblici, (Giuseppe) Cobolli Gigli

      Bologna, Impresa Mauro Toschi fu Ulisse, 1936, due album fotografici originali dell'Impresa, di cm. 34 x 24 cad. con 37 (dodici + ventuno) foto di cm. 22 x 17 cadauna.

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        Deutsche Reiterhefte. Illustrierte Zeitschrift für das deutsche Reit- und Fahrwesen / (ab 1937:) Mitteilungsblatt des Reichsinspekteurs für Reit- und Fahrausbildung). 1. Jahrgang 1936 - 6.Jahrgang 1941 * 6 vollständige Jahrgänge

      Dresden, ELBE-Verlag Werner Lehmann / Berlin, Ernst Steiniger Verlag, 1936 - 1941. - Vollständige Ausgabe der Jahrgangsbände in solidem Bibliothekseinbänden der Zeit: 6 Bände, gebunden in rotes Halbleinen im Format 23,5 x 30 cm mit Gewebeecken und gedrucktem Rückentitel, die Umschlagseiten der einzelnen Hefte (jeweils mit fotoillustrierten Vorder- und Rückseite, dh. mit ganzseitigen Fotoabbildungen) mit eingebunden. Je Heft 14 - 24 Seiten, mit unzähligen und oftmals sehr eindrucksvollen Fotoabbildungen und Textzeichnungen, Schrift: Fraktur. Reichsinspekteur für Reit- und Fahrausbildung war SA-Obergruppenführer und Reichsreiterführer Karl-Siegmund Litzmann (1893-1945), Hauptschriftleiter Alfred Wichmann. - Deutsches, Drittes / Großdeutsches Reich, Großdeutschland im 2.Weltkrieg, illustrierte Bücher, deutsche Kavallerie- / Pferde-Zeitschrift, Hoppegarten, deutsches berittenes Militär im Nationalsozialismus, Wehrmacht-Reitertruppe, Soldatenpferde, deutsche Reitergemeinde, Reiter-SA, SS-Reiter, SA-Reiterei, deutscher Reiterführer, Ausbildung im Fahren, Fahrlehrgerät, Pferdezucht in Polen, Berliner Hubertusjagden, Führer der Reichsreiterführerschule SA.-Brigadeführer Lehmann im Jagdfeld, Rolf Roeingh, deutsche Vollblutzucht, Fünfkampf der Berliner Hitler-Jugend in der Reichsreiterführerschule in Berlin-Zehlendorf, Reichsreiterwettkämpfe 1939 in Berlin, Bildanzeige der Reichszeugmeisterei der NSDAP in München 9, vorschriftsmäßige Ausrüstung der Reiter-SA, Reiter-SA.-Bekleidung und Ausrüstung entsprechend den Vorschriften der Obersten SA-Führung, Remonteschule Oschatz, Ausbildung junger Reiter an der Leine, Winke für Reitlehrer, Kappzaum-Handhabung, Ranglisten der Turnierjahres, Jagdspringen, Dressur, Geländeritte und Vielseitigkeitsprüfungen, Eignungsspringen, SS-Hauptsturmführer Temme, SS-Reitschule München, SA-Sturmhauptführer Frick, SA-Obersturmführer Fangmann, Major Momm, Hannoverischer Springstall, Grüne Woche" Berlin 1939, SA-Reiterführer bei den Reiterkämpfen in Rom, Reiterkämpfe der Faschistischen Miliz, Amateurreiter, Oberleutnant Sven von Mitzlaff auf "Mahadöh", Oberst a.D. Vladimir Seunig, Leichttraben und Tunierordnung, Reittheorie, Turnierpferde, Trabersport, Landgestüt Janow Podlaski, Preis der Regimenter und Standarten in Hamburg-Flottbek, Winterturnier des Flottbekker Reitervereins, Mannschaften des Heeres, der Polizei, der SA und SS, Turnier der "Deutschen Reitschule" in Düppel, Jagdspringen für Angehörige von Wehrmacht, Polizei, SA und SS, SS-Sturmführer von Zastrow, SA-Scharführer Spies, Reiterschein und seine Bedeutung für die Infanterie, Remonten-Dressur, Vollbluthengste im Heeresgestüt Altefeld, Reitausbildung bei der Wehrmacht vor 1945, Adolf Hitler als Zuschauer beim Pferdesport, 56 % aller Pferde des Heeres bei der Infanterie, Infanterieregiment samt Infanterie-Reiterzug, bespannte Infanterie-Geschützkompanie, bespannte Maschinengewehrkompanien, Bespannungen des Regiments-Nachrichtenzuges und des Gefechts- und Gepäcktrosses der Schützenkompanien, vormilitärische Reit- und Fahrausbildung der Sturmabteilung, Husarenstück eines deutschen Kavallerie-Offiziers 1940, Ehrendolch des Heeres für Viktor Lutze von Generalfeldmarschall v.Brauchitsch, Nachruf auf Otto Suermondt, Kamerad Pferd, Operation eines Pferdes, Kriegsreitturnier der Wehrmacht in Frankreich, Ritterkreuzträger, Ritterkreuz, Berliner Galopprennen in Karlshorst, Heeresrennstall Berlin in Hoppegarten, 2. Kriegsgeburtstag des Führers, Generaloberst Fromm, Gymnastik des Reitpferdes, Winterhilfswerk-Turnier in Potsdam-Nedlitz, Pferdeeinsatz an der Ostfront, Otto Suermondt Hermann-Göring-Fuchsjagd zu Süchteln, Obergruppenführer v. Jagow auf Horst Wessel-Platz vor der Front der SA.-Reiterstandarte, Reiter-Hitlerjugend aus Cottbus, Stabschef der SA Viktor Lotze auf Rappwallach Herkules v. Helgoland, NS.-Schrifttum, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut. - Exemplar / Erstausgabe in sehr guter Erhaltung, in dieser Vollständigkeit äußerst selten; weitere Fotos s.Nr.24343 ! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Sehr Selten 1936 EA Ein Bilderbuch für Groß und Klein. Trau keinem Fuchs auf grüner Heid und keinem Jud bei seinem Eid.

      Nürnberg: Stürmer Verlag 1936. Ohne Seitenzahlangabe mit 21 Farbtafeln. 20 x 25 cm. Halbleinen-Einband mit 2 farbigen Deckelbildern. 44 Seiten ohne Nummerierung. Erste Sehr Seltene Ausgabe Nürnberg Stürmer Verlag 1936

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        In Dubious Battle

      Chicago Covici Friede 1936 First printing. Octavo (8" x 5 3/8"); 349pp. Publisher's tangerine-colored cloth, the spine ruled in red and titled in black, the top edge stained red; in the original, completely unrestored pictorial dust jacket, priced at $2.50 [Goldstone & Payne A5b]. Fine (contents very clean and tightly bound; upper corners of covers and text block lightly bumped); the jacket just about Fine, with several miniscule closed tears but no nicks or chips, the spine unfaded, and light quarter-sized stain to the front panel). A truly superb example of Steinbeck's seventh book, and rare thus. Fine Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money

      London: Macmillan and Co, 1936. First edition. 403pp. 8vo. Original blue-green publisher's cloth, spine gilt The printed jacket is unclipped and in very good condition with the usual sunning to the spine. First edition. 403pp. 8vo. From the moment of publication to the current day, it's difficult to overstate the impact Keynes and his General Theory has had on the field of macroeconomics. "The world-wide slump after 1929 prompted Keynes to attempt an explanation of, and new methods for controlling, the vagaries of the trade cycle… [h]e subjected the definitions and theories of the classical school of economists to a penetrating scrutiny and found them seriously inadequate and inaccurate" (PMM). Controversial and divisive, it was received with enthusiasm by some and dismissed as a recipe for inflation by others. Put briefly, his analysis demonstrated that "[e]conomic policy should [ultimately] provide for the management of demand as a means of controlling the level of output and seek to ensure the fullest possible use of available resources" (ODNB). Keynes's General Theory provides an invaluable critique and thus is a sort of companion volume of the likes of Adam Smith. Indeed, this and The Wealth of Nations should be considered the two pillars of any serious collection of books on economics. PMM 423

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        Erste Fahrt des Luftschiffs Hindenburg nach Nordamerika und zurück vom 6.-14.5.1936.

      Goslar: Greif-Werke, 1936. - 13 Seiten Text, 25 Fotos (der Reise) auf 12 zusätzlichen Tafeln, 1 Zeichnung Lakehurst, kartogr. Vorsatz, 4, OKart. - Rücken angeplatzt, minimal stockfleckig, guter Zustand. Erlebnisbericht. Naturwissenschaften / Technik , Technik, Luftfahrt, Zeppelin, Hindenburg, DLZ 129, Reisebericht, Erste Fahrt, Luftschiffes, Luftschiff

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      The Alcestis Press, New York 1936 - Octavo, 57 pages, this being number 25 of 165 copies, signed by Tate on the colophon. In addition, this copy is inscribed to poet/writer Mark (Van Doren) on the blank leaf preceding the title page: "To Mark (with the usual misgivings) from Allen July 1, 1936". Allen Tate and Mark Van Doren corresponded for many years; collections of their letters are at Vanderbilt and Columbia. Narrow inner margin stain from the glue used in binding, oherwise a verygood copy in green wrappers, spine and some page edges somewhat darkened. The broken remains of the original slipcase are included. This was Tate's second book. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Gone With the Wind

      A First Edition, First Issue of "Gone with the Wind"In Dust JacketMITCHELL, Margaret. Gone with the Wind. New York: The MacMillan Company, 1936.First edition, first issue of book and jacket (with ìPublished, May 1936î instead of ìPublished, June 1936î on copyright page, and Gone with the Wind listed in the second column of the list of publisherís books on the rear of the jacket, instead of the first column as found in the second issue). Octavo (8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches; 216 x 148 mm). [vi], [1]-1037, [5, blank] pp.Original grey cloth, blue-stamped front board and spine. Top edge dyed orange. In bright publisher's dust jacket. Jacket flap clipped at upper corner on front, but with $3.00 price intact. Some light rubbing to the edge of the front flap of jacket. A very minor chip to top front corner of the jacket and a few tiny closed tears and creases along top and bottom of jacket spine. Back panel of jacket with 2-inch closed tear to bottom edge, but with no loss. Overall a bright very good jacket and a fine book.This novel won the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1937, and was the basis of the legendary film starring Clark Gable and Vivian Leigh.HBS 67811.$6,500

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        Scar 77.

      London: Rich and Cowan, 1936. Association Copy First Edition. Octavo, pp. 311. Blue cloth with yellow titles to spine, in striking pictorial dustwrapper. With a pencil and ink drawing of the protagonist Colonel Grant and an inscription to the front flyleaf.Some spotting to edges, very slight wear to the board edges. Dustjacket show well with a small closed tear to the top of the rear panel, some minor creasing along the top and bottom edges, some marking to the lighter areas. The Inscription reads "Colonel Grant takes Dennis Wheatley to another tough corner. He did not 'find Atlantis' nor 'ride with the devil'. But he probed pretty deep and rode roughshod over the herd, now he footslogs on. And to thank Dennis Wheatley from Graham Seton Hutchinson May 1936". Denis Wheatley's book plate to front pastedown. A near fine copy with a cracking association.

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        Schulungsunterlagen zum Thema Decodierung, Dechiffrierung, Kryptologie aus den Jahren 1936-1937. In 12 Bänden.

      Wien, Eigenverlag (verm.Staatspolizei, diplomatischer oder militärischer Nachrichtendienst) 1936-1937. - ca. 40-100 Seiten pro Band, maschinengeschriebene Manuskripte mit handschriftlichen Ergänzungen, neue Einbände, teils etwas fleckig, handschriftliche Anstreichungen, Berechnungen der Aufgaben, usw., sonst guter und sauberer Zustand. Die Unterlagen gehörten zu einer Schulungs- und Vortragsreihe die in den Jahren 1936-37 in Wien abgehalten wurde (lt.Datierung einiger Vorträge). Vollständigkeit kann nicht garantiert werden. ---------------------------------------------- Überschriften der einzelnen Bände: Die mathematischen Grundlagen der Enträtselung alter Inschriften. Chiffren-Telegramme. Non Valeurs. - Chiffriermaschinen: Patentschriften. Kryha-Maschine. Enigma-Maschine. - Geheimschriften-Methoden, eineindeutige Buchstaben-Quadrat. - Geheimschriften-Methoden, System Bazeries und Schneider. - Teilungsregeln bei unregelmässigen Zahlenchiffren. - Codes und Dondensers. Chiffriervorschriften und Enträtselung. - Versatzsysteme. - Enträtselung einer Geheimschrift, die mit einer allgemeinen Zirkularscheibe. - Aufgabensammlung für Schularbeiten. - Schulbeispiele und Aufgaben (in drei Bänden). Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 15000 4°, neue Leinen- Hardcover/Pappeinband, [Attributes: First Edition]

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        NONESUCH CENTURY: AN APPRAISAL, A PERSONAL NOTE AND A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE FIRST HUNDRED BOOKS ISSUED BY THE PRESS, 1923-1934 [With, the Original Bound Sales Prospectus and a Copy of the Nonesuch News announcing publication of the book]

      London The Nonesuch Press 1936 - First edition, LIMITED, one of only 750 copies for sale, this copy being number 155. Included with this copy is the publisher's original sales prospectus which features two tipped in leaf reprints. Also included is a copy of the Autumn 1935 Nonesuch News letter which also announces this work along with other famous Nonesuch printings such as the Nonesuch Herodotus. Wonderfully illustrated, with an engraved portrait of Francis Meynell by Eric Gill, three pages of printer's devices, six photogravure plates of bindings, 52 pages reproducing text and title pages, and 45 inserts of flawlessly reprinted leaves from the original works tipped on sturdy gray stock, many of which are bifolia. Folio, in the publisher's original polished green buckram with a black morocco spine label gilt lettered and tooled, and in the rare original dust jacket. xi, 80, [20], [54], [45] pp. A very fine copy, the jacket has done its job properly and the green cloth which is almost always found faded is bright and fresh with only the slightest touch of mellowing only just at the very tips of the spine, very unusual thus, internally very fine, the prospectus and news letter fine as well, the jacket handsome and well preserved with some very minor rubbing or shelf-wear at the edges and folds. FIRST EDITION AND AN UNCOMMONLY BRIGHT AND APPEALING COPY OF THIS IMPORTANT WORK ON THE NONESUCH PRESS. The appraisal is by A. J. A. Symons, publisher, biographer and bibliogapher. The Personal note is byFrance Meynell who co-founded and was the primary printer for the Nonesuch Press. The Bibliography is by Desmond Flower, noted publisher, book-collector, scholar and writer. The inserted printed leaves from the various publications are of highest interest in the work and are perfect in their execution. The Nonesuch Press was founded in 1922 by Francis Meynell, his second wife Vera Mendel, and their mutual friend David Garnett. Their first book, a volume of John Donne's Love Poems was issued in May 1923. The press was at its peak throughout the 1920s and 1930s, but would remain operating through the mid-1960s and eventually produced over 140 books. But their finest and now most prized works are within the first 100 covered in this work. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      - (SEUSS,DR.)illus. SECRETS OF THE DEEP VOL. II by Old Captain Taylor. (Standard Oil): Essomarine 1936. 8vo (6 x 9"), pictorial wraps, 34p., Fine. This is the deposit copy to the Library of Congress with no markings other than the acquisition date of May 8 1936. This is a sequel to the previous year's successful Secrets of the Deep, yet considerably rarer, continuing the humorous look at yachting. Illustrated by Seuss with many large aquatints (red, white and blue). Quite rare. See Dr. Seuss From Then To Now 41b., Younger/Hirsch 70. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Crusader Castles

      (London): The Golden Cockerel Press, 1936. Limited edition, no. 225 of 1,000 copies. Two volumes. 4to. Bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in russet niger half morocco, over cream cloth boards, top edges gilt, the neat contemporary ownership inscription of an Evelyn Hill to the front free endpaper of each volume. Plans, drawings and illustrations from photographs plus two folding maps in a loosely inserted envelope. A little marking to the cloth boards, a very good set. Chanticleer, 112. O'Brien, A188 & A189.

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