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        Finite Combinatory Processes: Formulation 1.

      [The Association for Symbolic Logic], 1936. First edition, very rare offprint, of Post's formulation of the notions of computation and solvability by means of a theoretical machine very similar to the concept of a Turing machine proposed by Alan Turing in his famous paper 'On computable numbers.' Alonzo Church had, slightly earlier, identified effective calculability with general recursiveness and ?-definability ['An unsolvable problem in elementary number theory,' American Journal of Mathematics 58 (1936), 345-363]. The formulations of Church, Post and Turing were later shown to be equivalent, but while Church's and Turing's identifications are now famous under the heading 'the Church-Turing thesis', Post's formulation is less well known. Intending the model of computation presented in this paper as the first of a series of models of equivalent power but increasing complexity, Post titled his paper Formulation I. On the occasion of Post's death in 1954, W. V. Quine wrote: "Modern proof theory, and likewise the modern theory of machine computation, hinge on the concept of a recursive function. This important number-theoretic concept, a precise mathematical substitute for the vague idea of "effectiveness" or "computability," was discovered independently and in very disparate but equivalent forms by four mathematicians, and one of these was Post. Subsequent work by Post was instrumental to the further progress of the theory of recursive functions" (DSB). "In 1936, [Alonzo] Church founded a new quarterly devoted to contemporary research in logic: The Journal of Symbolic Logic. Its first volume contained a three-page paper by Emil L. Post, "Finite Combinatory Processes: Formulation 1". The editors added a footnote to the paper that read: "Received October 7, 1936. The reader should compare an article by A. M. Turing, On computable numbers, shortly forthcoming in Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society. The present article, however, although bearing a later date, was written entirely independently of Turing's." Post (1897-1954) was at the time teaching at City College in New York City and had also contact with Church, both personal and through correspondence. "As to the remark concerning Post's paper, it would indeed be readily apparent to any reader of Turing's and Post's articles that their basic idea of "computation" was the same. Turing presented a machine model; his machines were "supplied with a 'tape' ... divided into sections, called 'squares', each capable of bearing a 'symbol'" from a finite list, possibly just two different ones. In the latter case we refer to the machine as a two-letter machine. Instead of a tape divided into squares, Post wrote of a "symbol space ... to consist of a two way infinite sequence of spaces or boxes"; each box could be either "marked" or "unmarked". In both conceptions, at a given instant, one particular square/box was in play, and the permitted basic operations were to change the symbol in the square/box and/or to move to an adjacent square/box. Turing imagined these steps carried out by a simple mechanism with a finite number of states where each step included a possible change of state. In Post's formulation, the computation is carried out by a human "worker" who is following a fixed sequence of instructions including what we would call a conditional jump instruction. The jump instruction is also part of a program for Turing's machine; depending on the symbol in the square and its state, the machine may follow a different next instruction" (Sommaruga & Strahm, pp. 4-5). In his paper Post did not, unlike Turing, prove the unsolvability of the Entscheidungsproblem ('decision problem'), probably because he was aware that this had already been settled by Church in 'An unsolvable problem in elementary number theory'. However, Post had in fact come close to solving this problem, as well as the incompleteness problem settled by Gödel, more than a decade earlier. "In 1920-1921 [Post] held a post-doctoral fellowship at Princeton. During this time he tried to analyse the whole Principia [Mathematica, 1910-13], with a view to proving its completeness and consistency as he had done for propositional calculus. This was the most ambitious project possible, because the axioms of Principia were thought to imply all theorems of mathematics. Nevertheless, Post made some progress: He showed that all theorems of Principia (and probably of any conceivable symbolic logic) could be derived by simple systems of rules he called normal systems ... Sometime in 1921, as he later claimed, he caught a glimpse of the true situation: Normal systems can simulate any symbolic logic, indeed any mechanical system for deriving theorems. This means, however, that all such systems can be mechanically listed, and the diagonal argument then shows that the general problem of deciding whether a given theorem is produced by a given system is unsolvable. It follows, in turn, that no consistent mechanical system can produce all theorems. "These discoveries of Post include (in different form) the discoveries of Turing on the nature of computability and unsolvability, and Gödel's theorem on the incompleteness of formal systems for mathematics. "The really big problem, in Post's view, was to show that all computation is reflected in normal systems. Without a precise definition of computation, the concept of unsolvable problem is meaningless" (Stillwell). In 1921, Post suffered an attack of bipolar disorder. The condition recurred frequently, often requiring hospitalization, and prevented his from obtaining an academic position until 1935. "By this time Post had seen two of his greatest ideas rediscovered by others. In 1931 Gödel published his incompleteness theorem, and in 1935 Church stated Church's thesis, which proposes a definition of computability and implies the existence of unsolvable problems. Church's definition of computability was not immediately convincing (at least not to Gödel), and some equivalent definitions were proposed soon after. The one that convinced Gödel was Turing's, now known as the Turing machine. Post's normal systems, another equivalent of the computability concept, were still unpublished. But this time Post had a little luck. Independently of Turing, and at the same time, he had reformulated his concept of computation, and had found a concept virtually identical with Turing's! It was published in a short paper in the 1936 Journal of Symbolic Logic, with a note from Church affirming its independence from Turing's work ... so in fact he completed his program in 1936. By then, unfortunately, it was too late for him to get credit for anything except a small share of the computability concept. Thus Post's proof of incompleteness was delayed because he was trying to do so much: the task he set himself in 1921 was in effect to do most of what Gödel, Church, and Turing did among them in 1931-36. "[The present paper] gave Post some recognition, but he was still in Turing's shadow. Turing had written a fuller paper, with clearer motivation and striking theorems on the existence of a universal machine and unsolvable problems. The world knew that Post had also found the definition of computation, but did not know that he had already seen the consequences of such a definition in 1921. In 1938, he met Gödel and tried to tell him his story. Perhaps the excitement was too much for Post, because he seems to have feared that he had not made a good impression. The next day, October 29, 1938, he sent Gödel a postcard that reads as follows: "I am afraid that I took advantage of you on this, I hope but our first meeting. But for fifteen years I had carried around the thought of astounding the mathematical world with my unorthodox ideas, and meeting the man chiefly responsible for the vanishing of that dream rather carried me away. "Since you seemed interested in my way of arriving at these new developments perhaps Church an show you a long letter I wrote to him about them. As for any claims I might make perhaps the best I can say is that I would have proved Gödel's theorem in 1921 had I been Gödel"" (Stillwell).  "As Turing left the subject of pure computability theory in 1939, his mantle fell on Post. Post continued the tradition of clear, intuitive proofs, of exploring the most basic objects such as computability and computably ennumerable sets, and, most of all, of exploring relative computability and Turing reducibility. During the next decade and a half, from 1940 until his death in 1954, Post played an extraordinary role in shaping the subject" (Soare, p. 242). Soare, Turing Computability: Theory and Applications, 2016; Sommaruga & Strahm, Turing's Revolution: The Impact of His Ideas about Computability, 2016; Stillwell, 'Emil Post and His Anticipation of Gödel and Turing,' Mathematics Magazine 77 (2004), pp. 3-14. Offprint from The Journal of Symbolic Logic, Vol. 1, No. 3, September 1936, pp. 103-105. 8vo (255 x 179 mm), pp. 103-105 [1:blank], originl printed wrappers, a virtually mint copy.

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        L'idylle. Première version inédite. Manuscrit autographe complet

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First original and complete version of the manuscript, written in 1936.Manuscript writing very dense, with many erasures, corrections and additions."The Idyll, Youth Maurice Blanchot text first published in 1947 and reissued in 1951 alongside the Last Word in a small volume entitled the eternal rehashing has often been described as" insoluble enigma "[...] the circumstances of writing and publication adds to the mystery: not only the first manuscripts were lost, but the experiences he testifies and the spirit that inspired its design remain elusive. »These findings Vivian Liska (in Blanchot, Herne Cahiers 107) following those of Christophe Bident (Maurice Blanchot, invisible partner), give these first two stories, the most reprinted works of Blanchot, a unique status in his work.If the Last Word is logically part of the Thomas the Obscure writing work (Either maturation or deconstruction), Idyll appears to have "no relation to the other fictions Blanchot, both past and future, "according to Michael Holland, researcher and professor of French literature at St Hugh's College, Oxford, author of several articles on Maurice Blanchot Before that say: Essays on Blanchot appeared in 2015 at Hermann.Enigmatic literary object, even in light of a work itself complex, Idyll, more than a new youth seems at once an "experiment unrelated or incompatible with the poetics" of work to come (V. Liska) and the birth of a writing of silence.And throughout his publications, Idyll questions to its author himself who in Aftermath sees ousting of his own creation and will eventually wear identification, warning from the introduction of the futility of the attempt.First is the question of the title of the news. "Idyll" title adopted for publication reviewed in 1947, is seen from the first volume edition in 1951, dominated by another title with two-news: The eternal rehashing. In 1983, it is in turn preceded by the title of the afterword: Aftermath.The question is asked by Blanchot himself in the afterword through the designation distanced (and suddenly enriched with a subtitle) of this "story that seems to have been named - is it ironically? - The "Idyll" and the torment of the happy idea. »But this title is just missing the manuscript (which was not the case of the Last Word - see our catalog Grand Palais 2014), which undoubtedly affects the status of the story and the editorial intent of the author.Of course, beyond the title, it's the same story that resists analysis, the critics, that of Blanchot also: "It is impossible for me to know [...] how they are written and how unknown requirements they had to meet. "The original manuscript appears as a crucial source of information to try to solve some of the puzzles of the text. It says the development of character names, the various stages of writing: striped phrases indicated by single quotation marks, superimposed variants ... we discover long unpublished passages deleted directly on the manuscript or intact until publication. We can analyze it changing authorial thought by increasing accuracy of the manuscript with corrections are dwindling in the pages to become increasingly close to the published version. But what strikes, like the manuscript of The Last Word is the presence in the original version of deeply meaningful elements whose removal will contribute to the creation of a voluntary aporetic work.Blanchot's writing proceeds by pruning. We know how many weight-loss program has been Thomas the Obscure to reach its final form.In the case of The Idyll, retrenchment is more meaning since, as Blanchot notes, "as narrative, which said, stating what he has to say [...] it is he who is the idyll ". Therefore, his substance should dwindle for its essential structure appears, says Michael Holland.The many passages of the manuscript removed in 1947 are not without fulfillment traces of a version, but the revelation of a field out of the final work.The outfield is largely constituted by the relationship between the manager and his wife, Louise, which is precisely the focus of the work.The past couple we thus revealed and interpreted by the various protagonists.The director: "thirty years I have experienced the most joy that can be reserved for a man (?). I almost died of suffocation ... "Louise: "[much crossed out] the young man called every night from the garden, she refused to go down ..."Piotl: "They themselves did not have children. The revenge the fate that deprived them of origin they take it by depriving any result. They triumph of evil that they do not deserve to be a damning new misfortune which they are responsible ... "(p. 7)The characters are also more vocal about the current situation of the couple:Page 5: "A strange party, Alexander Akim, we quarreled. [Long Reach crossed out] quarrels, do you hear that? Is that true? "Said the stranger, turning to the director. - "Yes, said the latter, of course. There is something inexplicable in anger; you are looking for the cause and it is invisible; we want to see the suites and they are without number. Fortunately, she can do nothing against true friendship. »This confession of "friendship" instead of love awaited by the director himself, is a first response to the questions of Akim, response inconsistent with the mystery dominating the printed versions.But the most significant manuscript passage is probably the one, central guardian describing his discovery of the couple, shortly after their marriage, both dead and alive. More extensive than the printed version, it is especially enriched with a capital revelation, redefining the very title of the work.Page 11: "I knew something terrible had happened. [...]. I thought they were dead, both. [...]. They were sitting apart from each other on bad chairs (?), Silent and foreign, to the point that anyone would have taken for vagrants. [...] They were absolutely out of the way, they did not care that you do not fall [...].- That's it? Akim asked. But what you describe here is [...] the feeling that is the heart of any romance, true happiness without words.- Oh Really? said the supervisor, and you call it? I call it desperation [adjective follows in quotes appears to be "happy" but was scratched by Blanchot]. »The "happy despair": the paradox was a response in the narrative, the question of the true meaning of the idyll. This is at the cost of the removal of this "interpretation" and all the narrative elements that lead to it, Blanchot can turn the question posed in the story in question by the narrative.Because the manuscript reveals is that the story of Blanchot is not elliptical, structured by the absence of meaning, but willingly incomplete, prepared by successive withdrawals of the signifier.In this obvious deterioration of the internal sense to the story, we discover also that of the symbolic link between the elements of the story. Thus, the throttle Akim by another inmate, had in the original story a disturbing echo in the relationship of the director and his wife: "She wants him to live with this hand to the throat that the clamp enough to to death. "(P. 7)Other elements of pathos, deleted publication reinforce the parallel between the silent tragedy of the couple and the detainees: "I spit in your face"; "The whip was soft and sharp steel instrument under which penetrated the flesh and by withdrawing the tearing. . "Unlike the complicity of the couple beyond misunderstanding resonates very Blanchot in a fully deleted information. It reveals a literary complicity between overseas and a supervisor "totally unaware" that "surprised Akim busy reading a little book that he always carried himself and was written in the language of his country."Among the most serious questions to which he is confronted in Aftermath, Blanchot particular emphasis on the relationship of the prophetic Idyll to history."Wash yourself; Here we focus on hygiene. [...] He sat down and, while the water began to fall in the smoke and noise, he was seized with nausea and lost consciousness. "The episode of the shower, which opens the story almost induces a post-round concentration reading in turn assumed and rejected by Blanchot.Reading the manuscript and its variation with the printed text, if it does not resolve the issue, the yet redirects: "Here we are concerned with hygiene" proves to be originally, "everyone here is clean"; "He was seized with nausea and lost consciousness" was "he was dizzy that lifted his heart and made ??him lose consciousness." There is no correction in the manuscript, the change is contemporary with the publication and not the writing.On purely literary terms, the figure of the foreigner returns, always in anticipation to that famous Camus (which Blanchot also be the first defender): "The theme that I recognize first because Camus make the familiar is designated the first words: 'stranger'. " The manuscript here only confirms the immediate importance of the designation of the character.Michael Holland particularly emphasizes these elements that disrupt the dating of the original text:"The Idyll, while motioning towards a past (1936) is being separated and thus disoriented in relation to it, marks the emergence of a narrative in Blanchot space quite original in which disaster looming in 1936 to become final in 1940 in the fictional narrative not a mirror but a speech which by its very impossibility, is the measure of what the disaster means. »Blanchot's insistence to reject the new in the distant past, pre-apocalyptic, with the first issue in 1947, leaves no surprise. He did the same in his dedications, specifying the untimeliness of these stories: "Unfortunately these ancient pages," he wrote on the two copies of the eternal rehashing he addressed to his brother and sister, as well as his sister and his mother (see our catalog March 2015) - also note the very mysterious "alas".But it was in 1983 in Aftermath, qu'insistant still long on this seniority "these old stories, so old (fifty years)"; Blanchot offers a disturbing put into perspective this emphasis: "before Auschwitz story. At some time it may be writing any story now will be before Auschwitz. »Thus, the evocation of the camps in a new Can only be prophetic because "there can be no Auschwitz-fiction story."Therefore, what better way to escape the impossibility of writing before history? Which can not be said can also be predicted.It is tempting to look in the same story of the Idyll track of this approach in the past of this impossible. The transition to the bookseller is troubling in this regard; it offers Akim, "an ancient book that traced the history of the whole region." Akim, who would have preferred a "most recent" work, however, derives "from reading more profit he had hoped for." If the "Books" in the final version we add to this that the first visit was in the manuscript, "an old book store" and that in the passage of the loan from rare book, Blanchot deleted version published "because [the book] seemed interested in a time long past," the assumption of a fictitious dating from the author makes sense.If true, this deception of course bring a completely new light on this new and the entire work of Blanchot.However, it does not seem that the manuscript could, if not by the little details, be dated after the war. The manuscript is in large part by its size, paper quality and the writing density Blanchot, the manuscript of The Last Word we proposed in a previous catalog (or the Last Word seems to be dated with certainty). On the other hand, it is not dated, or if the date - 1936 - was a fiction element, it is likely that the Maurice Blanchot was affixed at the manuscript.A thorough study of these documents, Blanchot's writing and paper, but would definitely answer this question participating in the mystery of the most enigmatic writing of Maurice Blanchot. S.n. s.l. S.d (1936)20 pages in-8 (13,5x21cm)

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        Denkmäler der Gemeinschaft. Ein Buch von den Gemeinschaftsarbeiten im Traditionsgau München-Oberbayern * mit O r i g i n a l - S c h u t z u m s c h l a g

      Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlagseinband (graues Ganzleinen / GLn / OLn im Format 24 x 30 cm) mit dekoriertem Deckeltitel und dem fotoillustrierten Original-Schutzumschlag OSU. Gestaltung und Aufnahmen: A.E.Schneider, Text von Wolf Kellerbauer. 84 Seiten auf Kunstdruckpapier, Schrift: Fraktur, mit sehr vielen, teilweise ganzseitigen Fotoabbildungen, drei davon ganzseitig und farbig. Aus dem Inhalt: Sonderbefehl! ("Aufgrund der vom Führer auf dem Reichsparteitag der Ehre gegebenen Richtlinien lautet die Parole für die Winterarbeit des Traditionsgaues: "Einig, stark und gläubig". Diese Parole ist nicht nur zu predigen sondern auch in die Tat umzusetzen. Als sichtbarer Ausdruck dieser einigen, starken und gläubigen Volksgemeinschaft muss in jedem Hoheitsgebiet eine Gemeinschaftsleistung entstehen", aus der Sondernummer des Gauverordnungsblattes des Traditiongaues München-Oberbayern vom 13.November 1936) / Was ist Gemeinschaftsarbeit? / Sonderbefehle und Gebietsbefehle (SA, SS, NSDAP) / Erlass des Stellvertretenden Gauleiters vom 15.November 1937 / Revolution der Arbeit / Nur eine Brücke! / Der große Auftrag / Tag der Auszeichnung / Den Lebenden zur Mahnung ("An würdiger Stätte hat Gröbenzell ein Mal des Gedenkens an die Helden des Weltkriegs und der Bewegung errichtet als Ausdruck unvergänglichen Dankes an die Männer, deren Opfer uns zur Gemeinschaft zusammenschmolz. Zu jeder Einigkeit des Sinnes und des Wollens, die Voraussetzungen für jede Gemeinschaftsarbeit ist", mit Fotoabbildung des Gröbenzeller Mahnmals) / Quell der Stärke und des Mutes / Gemeinschaftshäuser / Das Haus der Gemeinde / Wir bauten der Jugend ein stattliches Haus (u.a. mit Fotoabbildung "Hoch am Berg die Erziehungstätte der Jugend, HJ.-Heim Kranzberg") / Ganzseitige Fotoabbildung einer Bronzetafel mit NS.-Hoheitszeichen "In gemeinsamer Arbeit bauten die Volksgenossen der Gemeinde Schondorf dieses Hitlerjugendheim. Als beste Gemeinschaftsarbeit des Jahres 1938 soll dieser Bau kommende Geschlechter mahnen: immer einig zu bleiben, stets stark zu sein und ewig an Adolf Hitler zu glauben" / Ganzseitige Farbaufnahme "HJ.-Heim Bad Tölz". Mit einer ganzseitigen Übersicht auf Seite 80: "Vorbilder für alle Gemeinden! Nachstehende Arbeiten wurden vom Gauleiter als kreisbeste Gemeinschaftsarbeiten ausgezeichnet" (angegeben jeweils Kreis, Ort und Art der Arbeit - insgesamt 39 -, zB. "Straßenbau, Schwimmbad, Feuerwehrhaus, Siedlungsstraßenbau, Festhalle mit Schießstand, Gemeinschaftshaus, Hitlerjugend-Heim, Ortsverschönerung, Gemeindehaus, Moorstrandbad, Arbeiterwohnhaus, Schießstand, Kanalisation, Leichtathletik-Kampfstätte, Wasch- und Badeanlage, Feuerwehrhaus, Bergstraße, Feuerwehrhaus mit HJ.-Heim) und einer mehrseitigen Übersicht (Seiten 81-84): "Gesamtaufstellung der durch die Gemeinschaftsarbeiten geschaffenen Leistungen und Werte" (jeweils Kreis, Art der Arbeit, Wert der Arbeit in Reichsmark) der Kreise Aichach, Berchtesgaden, Dachau, Ebersberg, Erding, Freising, Fürstenfeldbruck, Garmisch, Ingolstadt, Landsberg, Laufen, Miesbach, Mühldorf, München, Pfaffenhofen, Rosenheim, Schongau, Schrobenhausen, Starnberg, Bad Tölz, Traunstein, Wasserburg, Weilheim und Wolfratshausen. - Beispiel für einen "Gebietsbefehl": "Gemeinschaftsarbeit in den Gemeinden. Die Gauleitung München-Oberbayern hat zur Gemeinschaftsarbeit innerhalb der Gemeinden aufgerufen. Die HJ.- und DJV.-Einheiten haben sich restlos hierfür einzusetzen. Die Führer der Gliederungen im Gaugebiet München-Oberbayern setzen sich umgehend mit dem örtlichen Hoheitsträger der Partei in ihrer Gemeinde ins Benehmen und stellen ihre Gliederungen zur Verfügung weitere Anweisungen erteilt der örtliche Hoheitsträger. Der Führer des Gebiets Hochland (19) gez. Emil Klein, Obergebietsführer . . . - gutes Expl., weitere Beschreibung s.Nr. 21935!

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        Alles kommt auf so viel an. Das Hamburg Kapitel aus den German Diaries 2. Oktober 4. Dezember 1936. In der Originalfassung. Transkribiert und mit einem Nachwort von Erika Tophoven. Vorweg das Gedicht Cascando in des Autors eigener deutscher Übersetzung und in Englisch. Limitierte Ausgabe.

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        Im Dienste Bismarcks. Persönliche Erinnerungen, bearbeitet und herausgegeben von Helmuth Rogge

      Berlin, Verlag E.G.Mittler & Sohn, 1936 - Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlagseinband (Leinen / Ganzleinen / GLn / Ln gr.8vo 17,5 x 25 cm) mit Rückentitel und Deckelvignette in Goldprägung sowie Kopffarbschnitt. 438 Seiten, Schrift: Fraktur, mit einer Frontispiz-Fotoabbildung des Verfassers auf Kunstdruckpapier. - Beiliegend: "Bücher über Bismarck", Zeitungsauschnitt mit einer Besprechung dieses Werks in der Literaturbeilage der Kölnischen Zeitung (vor 1945). - Erste Auflage, EA, Erstausgabe in guter Erhaltung (Einband mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, sonst gut). - Biografie, Biographie, Fürstreichskanzler Otto von Bismarck, Lebensbild, deutscher Reichskanzler, Deutsches Reich, Preußen, deutsche Geschichte im 19. Jahrhundert, preußischer Junker / Adeliger, illustrierte Bücher, Auswärtiges Amt im 19. Jahrhundert, Politische Abteilung des Auswärtigen Amtes, Bismarcks diplomatische Gehilfen, Bismarcks Gedankenwerkstätte, Wilhelm I. und Bismarck, Berliner Leben und Gesellschaft, Kaiser Wilhelm II., Friedrichsruh, Reichshunde, Tischgespräche Fürst Bismarcks, Entfremdung zwischen Kaiser und Kanzler Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        What do you think would be proper solution if a man is convicted of illegal entry? Give him a choice of where to be deported? What countries will accept him under that circumstance? As I see it the principal difficulty is that a political refugee now cannot enter legally since he must make an escape from his own country therefore his is always liable for illegal entry and you've got to find a legal way to pass him on somewhere else or provide for asylum of political refugees. Otherwise you are simply going to publicize an endless series of deportations which is o.k. if anybody wants martyrs but god damned impractical as tactics." Outstanding Autograph Letter Signed, 6 pp on 3 sheets, 4to, Bimini, BWI, June 28, 1936

      - In this timely and substantial letter, Hemingway responds to Abner Green's request to write press releases for The American Committee for the Protection of the Foreign Born. Hemingway's opinions are clear, especially with the suggestion that he write about the "murder of sending people guilty of political offenses back to Fascist countries and advocating some provisions for the right of asylum for political refugees." Specifically, he describes the brutal murder of Otto Richter, a 21-year old anti-Nazi German who had fled to the United States in 1933. Hemingway refers to his Esquire and Cosmopolitan magazine articles and Cuban politics. This a remarkable letter. Additional background information on the letter follows the text: "Dear Green.Was in Cuba 6 weeks working on something and did not see your Richter releases or [other] releases as P.O. not forward 2nd class mail. However, you're so much better than my own conscience that sometimes wonder if you must not feel pretty happy at what a good man you are. Certainly you have a damned worthy job and presumably are being paid for doing it as well and you have the satisfaction of being morally superior to Guerillas or just call it bandits. O.K. pal. To please you and see what difference it would make haven't written an Esquire article for 4 months. Have given them 2 good stories I could have sold elsewhere.and have been working like a son of a bitch. Now I am a shit because I've sold my 3rd story in 4 years to Cosmopolitan. The other two were good stories and so is this one. You go to hell. Now what do you want me to do about your press releases? By the time they catch up with me is too late to protest as now on Richter who you have sadly on 13th and today is 18th and you sent that one by airmail. Will you write a telegram to be addressed to Sec. Perkins which I can sign and you send and I pay for. any such cases. Can have it on file in KW office of Western Union and you wire there collect giving name of deportee etc. and the girl there will send it and charge it to me. Or do you want me to write an Esquire piece on the murder of sending people guilty of political offenses back to Fascist countries and advocating some provisions for the right of asylum for political refugees. It is a subject I can write a good piece on. In that case please give me list of cases and their disposition. Also information as to what countries would accept Richter for instance if he were deported to another country than Germany. What do you think would be proper solution if a man is convicted of illegal entry? Give him a choice of where to be deported? What countries will accept him under that circumstance? As I see it the principal difficulty is that a political refugee now cannot enter legally since he must make an escape from his own country therefore his is always liable for illegal entry and you've got to find a legal way to pass him on somewhere else or provide for asylum of political refugees. Otherwise you are simply going to publicize an endless series of deportations which is o.k. if anybody wants martyrs but god damned impractical as tactics. Will you please write me this [doll] to Box 406-Key West-Fla. Anyway out west with my wife and [Bob} The [kids] middle of July and will take your [doll] with me and write a piece or will send the telegrams. Arrange for them in advance or both. I didn't answer your letter before this one about mu stuff because it was so bloody righteous. Maybe it wasn't. What the hell. Anyway if righteousness is your bread and cheeze [sic] and red wine for Christ sake eat and drink it well. People in the church die happiest. It doesn't matter what form the church takes and if feeling superior is all you've got for Christ sake feel superior. I get the same kick when I write a good story. Send me the dope. I'm sorry as hell about Richter. I'm also sorry they took a pal of mine out 4 weeks ago and broke both his ankles, pounded his balls, broke all his finger bones and then [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Death at the President's lodging / by Michael Innes

      London : Gollancz, 1936. First Edition. Very good copy in a later binding and wrapper. The dust wrapper is somewhat faded and edge-nicked. Previous owner's signature to ffep. Some light, marginal foxing, mainly around first few pages. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.; 8vo 8"" - 9"" tall; 318 pages; Scarce copy of the author's first novel which introduced his long-serving detective John Appleby. Includes fold-out plan after main text. 318p. 18cm. Genre: Detective & mystery -- Novel -- Fiction.

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        Gutenberg and the Catholicon of 1460. A Bibliographical Essay. Together with An Original Leaf of the Catholicon....

      NY: Brick Row Book Shop, 1936. Folio. (6), 28pp. Library Edition. Contains an original leaf from the Catholicon of 1460, whose production, as Stillwell argues in the essay within, should be credited to Johannes Gutenberg (some have argued that the second printing was achieved by Peter Schoeffer in 1469, after Gutenberg's death). Stillwell's work is divided into four parts and includes a registry of extant copies of the Catholicon of 1460. The single folio leaf measures 14 3/8 by 11 3/16 inches (365 x 284mm) and is printed on both sides with 66 lines in double columns, with red one-line rubricated initial capitals. The leaf is laid into a recessed panel in the inner rear cover, framed and held in place with silver clasps. The provenance of this copy, from which the leaves come, includes: "...the possession of Sir Hans Sloane prior to 1753 when it was acquired by Trustees of the newly founded British Museum...It next appeared in the library of Henry W. Poor at whose sale in November 1908 it was bought by Alvin W. Krech, the distinguised banker and bibliophile, the kind co-operation of whose family makes this re-publication possible..." Bound in full crimson buckram by Krumin of Boston, and stamped in blind and gilt on both covers. The leaf shows a few small marginal chips, else fine. Housed in a maroon wrapper and the original slipcase, both of which show some edgewear. (BCC #6; Chalmers 70)....

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        Dr. John F. (JAFSIE) Condon's Own Story; Jafsie Tells All! (Lindbergh Kidnapping Trial)

      Jonathan Lee, New York 1936 - 5 3/4 X 8 1/2 Inches. 238 Pages. Original 1936 First Edition in the original dust jacket! The only memoir published by a true insider of the Charles Lindbergh kidnapping scandal. Dr. John F. Condon (Jafsie from his initials J.F.C.) acted as the intermediary between the kidnapper, Bruno Hauptmann and Charles Lindbergh. He was the only witness in the case who had ever met the kidnapper and therefore was able to positively I.D. Hauptmann in particular. A rare find this condition. Book bears a PO note of purchase amount in 1981 on the inside front board. Slight wear and soiling to spine. The original dust jacket is price-clipped. The jacket also bears several small chips and is worn and scuffed, especially at folds. Overall, a nice copy at the right price. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LIBELED LADY (1936)

      MGM 1936 - Vintage original 36 x 14" (90 x 35 cm.) insert poster, USA. Jean Harlow, William Powell, Myrna Loy, Spencer Tracy, Walter Connolly, Charley Grapewin, dir: Jack Conway; MGM. One of the finest screwball comedies of the 1930s. A most popular genre, this time given the opulent MGM treatment with all-star cast, Cedric Gibbons' art direction and Lawrence Weingarten as producer. When a false news story about a high society woman is hatched, the newspaper man, his jilted fiancé and his lawyer set out to make the story true before she can sue for libel. George Oppenheimer, Howard Emmett Rogers and Maurine Watkins adapted the Wallace Sullivan story, which was so popular that MGM resurrected it in a remake some ten years later. Though Harlow and Powell were a couple in real life at the time, audiences wanted more and more of the Powell/Loy team, and this was the fifth of their 14 films together. Jean Harlow loved the costumes made for her by Dolly Tree, and when she died a year after the making of this film, she was entombed in the gown Tree made for her role of Gladys Benton. Poster was folded and it has now been paper-backed and cleaned. The folds have been lightly addressed. There was a 4" (10 cm.) crease just above the top third fold from the left edge in and one 2" (5 cm.) tear at the bottom margin at the lower portion of Jean Harlow's shoulder, both professionally addressed. Pinholes addressed at corners. VERY GOOD

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        Jamaica Inn - SIGNED by the Author and in the original dust wrapper

      Gollancz, 1936 A rst edition, rst printing published by Gollancz in 1936. A very good+ copy with some light spotting to the page edges, but very clean internally. SIGNED without dedication by the Author to the front endpaper. Previous owner (M M Chatterton) name and date to the front free endpaper also. Some light browning to the spine and some rubbing to the corners. In the scarce and fragile dust wrapper with the original price of 7/6 net on the spine. One neat professional repair to the head of the spine. A thin sliver of loss to the top of the rear panel. A few nicks here and there and the spine is a little browned. Du Mauriers masterpiece about the hostel which lies between Bodmin and Lauceston. The inn still welcomes weary travellers and also includes a museum in honour of Du Maurier. Exceptionally rare signed and in wrapper and housed in a custom made clamshell box.

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        Absalom, Absalom!

      New York: Random House, 1936 First edition, limited issue of 300 numbered copies. Signed by Faulkner on the limitation page. Publisher's white paper boards and green cloth, with decorative patterns to the boards in gold and green, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, with a two-color folding map of Jefferson and Yoknapatawpha Country at the rear. Near fine, with some light soiling and minor toning to the spine, light adhesive residue to the free endpapers, else fine. A bright and pleasing copy. Petersen A18.2a. Absalom, Absalom! is a Southern Gothic novel. Like many of his works, it is set in Jefferson, the seat of the fictional Yoknapatawpha County in Mississippi, based on Faulkner's childhood experiences in Oxford. Specifically, this novel tells the story of Thomas Stupen and his family before, during, and after the American Civil War as an allegory for the American South during the 19th and 20th centuries. After arriving in Jefferson with little to his name, Stupen builds himself a manor and establishes a successful plantation that quickly earns him a place among the Southern aristocracy. Stupen lives relatively peacefully until he prevents Charles Bon, the college classmate of his son Henry, from marrying his daughter Judith, because he recognizes Bon as his son from a previous marriage. Enraged, Henry and Bon break ties with Stupen and fight vehemently for the Confederacy during the war. When he finds out that Bon is not only his half-brother but also part African-American, Henry murders Bon. After seeing his family destroyed, the aging post-war Stupen declines in mental and physical health, slumping into a life of alcoholism and unhealthy relationships. The title Absalom, Absalom! refers to the Biblical story of Absalom, the rebellious son of King David. Along with The Sound and the Fury (1929), Absalom, Absalom! played a major role in Faulkner's receiving the 1949 Nobel Prize in Literature. Notably, the folding map included in this volume was reproduced from an original drawing by Faulkner.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.. Hard Cover.

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        PANTAGRUEL LE TIERS LIVRE, LE QUART LIVRE LE CINQUIEME LIVRE EXTRAITS

      LIBRAIRIE LAROUSSE, Paris 1936 - CLASSIQUES Francese Foto in nero all'antiporta dell'autore, con note di Chappon e Pons, pagine in buonissimo stato di conservazione, brossura editoriale leggermente ingiallita e con lievissimi segni del tempo La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

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        The Bath Mysteries.

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1936 - Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in red. With the dust jacket. A superb copy in the slightly soiled jacket that has a sunned spine. First edition, first impression. A gruesome mystery from the Sergeant Bobby Owen series, and published in the US in 1942 under the title The Bathtub Murder Case. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the front panel of the dust jacket and the front pastedown. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Language, Truth and Logic

      Victor Gollancz, London 1936 - One of only 500 copies. Jacket is rubbed and chipped with tanned spine and some staining to corner of rear. Blue cloth lightly rubbed with slight discolouration to board edges and spine. Top closed edges dusty with light foxing, some foxing also to endpapers, some browning to pp.140-141 where small piece of newspaper has been used as a page marker, otherwise pages are in good condition, clean and tidy. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Emaille-Plakette (mit Hakenkreuz) für PKW

      Äußerst seltene NS-Emaille-Plakette des D.D.A.C., ca. 1936-37, D.D.A., Cval, 10 x 7,9 cm, ca. 180 Gramm, "österreichische Ausführung", der Reichsadler schaut in dieser Ausführung der Plakette nicht wie üblich nach rechts, sondern nach links (!), rückseitig vom Hersteller markiert "Stöger, Wien VII". Die Plakette wurde seinerzeit vorne am Kühlergrill von NS-Dienst-PKW angebracht. In sehr gutem Zustand, minimale oberflächliche Kratzer, ansonsten tadellos Zustand 1-.

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        Confessions of Another Young Man

      New York:: Henkle-Yewdale House,, [1936]. First edition. publisher?s cloth in dust jacket. A fine copy in a nice jacket with a few areas of rubbing, shallow chipping at the head of the backstrip, and some light soiling to the rear panel.. 8vo,.

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        GLI ALBI DEL CERCHIO VERDE (ISPETTORE WADE) 01-02

      GLI ALBI DEL CERCHIO VERDE Nuove straordinarie avventure dell'ispettore Enrico Wade nn. 1-2 serie completa Edizioni Walt Disney Mondadori 1936 spillato 33 x 23,5 cm pag. nn col. Stato di conservazione: OTTIMO! Presenta le avventure dell'ispettore Wade di Lyman Anderson, già apaprse su Il Cerchio Verde 1 - Gli uomini del Guttaperca 2 - Maschera Bianca

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        Taqwim al-Nil: wa-asma man tawallaw amr Misr wa-muddat hukmihim `alayha wa-mulahazat tarikhiyah `an ahwal al-khilafah al-`ammah wa-shuun Misr al-khassah `an al-muddah al-munhasirah bayna al-sanah al-ula wa-sanat 1333 al-hijriyah (622-1915 miladiyah)

      Cairo: al-Matba`ah al-Amiriyah, 1936. Hardcover. Very Good. 3 vols. in 5 plus a 6th supplementary volume (Mulhaq taqwim al-Nil). folding maps, photos. Modern Middle Eastern quarterbinding (black boards backed in black leather). 31cm. Backstrips scuffed. Former owner's name stamp embossed on title-pages. Tear in portrait in supplemental volume partially repaired with archival tape. No Jackets. Arabic text.

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        When Shepherds Pipe". A Medley of Prose and Verse of Happy Things.

      1936. With introductory passages on Fine Lettering & Handwriting. Quarto (300 x 232 mm), 16 leaves of Whatman handmade paper watermarked 1926. Contemporary calf-backed boards, florally patterned paper to sides, titles gilt to spine. 44 separate watercolour vignette illustrations of wildlife in the margins by hand. Covers a little rubbed, marked and bowed, the joints and hinges sound, internally fresh and clean but for a very few minor spots. Very good condition. A beautiful 23-page calligraphic manuscript on handmade paper, with watercolour wildlife vignette illustrations by hand, done in 1936 by calligrapher and painter Dorothy Hutton (1889-1984), who studied in the 1920s at the Central School of Arts and Crafts under F. Ernest Jackson, and exhibited throughout Britain, notably at the Royal Academy, in the 30s and 40s. She was official artist to the Crown Office, a member of the Art Worker's Guild, and produced florally decorated seasonal posters for London Transport 1922-54 (her poster designs are held by the London Transport Museum). This unrecorded manuscript, which given the lack of any presentation or ownership inscription may well have been executed for Hutton's own practice, pleasure and use, opens with a 5 page calligraphic guide to calligraphy, the ideal proportions of capital letters ("based on the Roman Inscriptions of the days of the Emperor Trajan c.144 AD"), and the correct type and angle of pen to use (she notes that "The Poems and Extracts in this Book are written with a quill pen which is what the Writing Masters of the 15th Century would have used"). The Poems and Extracts that follow, all beautifully accompanied by watercolour vignette illustrations of wildlife, are: W.H. Davies's "Leisure" ("What is this Life if full of care / We have no time to stand and satre?", an extract from Keats's "Ode on a Grecian Urn" ("'Beauty is truth, truth beauty'..."), Shakespeare's "Under the greenwood tree" song from As You Like It, William Blake's "The Tiger", Robert Greene's "Sweet are the thoughts that savour of content", an extract from Chaucer's Parlement of Fowles, an apparently original anthropomophic skit on birds and birdsong, Book XV of the 14th century Little Flowers of St Francis, Coleridge's "Sometimes a-dropping from the sky, / I heard the sky-lark sing", an anonymous poem on the robin in winter, "The North Wind doth blow / and we shall have snow, / and what will poor Robin do then, / poor thing...", a long boating extract from Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows, Robert Bridges's "I love all beauteous things...", and the Bible's Psalm 104 verses 1-24. The final page bears the colophone "This Book was arranged and decorated by Dorothy Hutton 1936", accompanied by her illustration of a skipping kid playing a shepherd's pipe. As well as an exquisite demonstration of the calligrapher's (and illustrator's) craft, this Medley of Happy Things gives a delightful example of a 1930s literary canon. Calligraphic manuscripts by Hutton are rare. Only a later 5 page calligraphic manuscript, on vellum and with similar watercolour wildlife vignettes, is recorded at auction, back in 1991. As such, at 23 pages, "When Shepherds Pipe" appears to be by far the most considerable piece of Hutton's charming illustrated calligraphy work to come to market.

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        Absalom, Absalom

      Random House, 1936 A near fine signed limited edition, one of 300 numbered copies, signed by William Faulkner on the colophon page. Housed in custom-made clamshell case

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        Deutschland bleibe wach! 1926 - 1936. Zusammengestellt von Th. Fuchs * s i g n i e r t

      1936 - Vollständige Ausgabe im Original-Verlagseinband (Broschur / Festeinband / Steifumschlag) 8vo im Format 15,5 x 22,5 cm) mit Rücken- und illustriertem Deckeltitel. 138 Seiten, mit vielen Fotoabbildungen auf Kunstdruckpapier, Schrift: Fraktur. - Aus dem Inhalt: Vorwort - Versammlungen sind auch heute noch notwendig und erfolgreich (Berichte aus Tageszeitungen 1934) - Der Führer - Religion und Kirche - Sonnenwende - Grundsätzliches - Judentum - Zentrum -Bolschewismus und Kommunismus - Versammlungen. Mit zeittypischen Ausführungen wie z.B.: "Selbstverständlich üben auch heute noch diejenigen Redner die größte Anziehungskraft auf die Volksmassen aus, die sich schon in der Kampfzeit bewährt haben und dem Volke bekannt sind, besonders wenn sie sich bemühen, den großen und doch so schlichten und einfachen und darum folgt nach Vorbild unseres Führers nachzueifern" / "Wenn Ordensstellen sich für eine devisenschiebende und ordnungsmäßig abgeurteilte Ordensschwester auch jetzt noch einsetzen und es wagen, ihr Trost zuzusprechen auf ihre Beschwerde hin, weil sie ihre Ordenskleider nicht mehr tragen darf sondern Sträflingskleidung tragen muss, mit dem Hinweise, daß die Übeltäter einstmals auch Christus die Kleider geraubt hätten, so haben wir für diesen Vergleich und diese Auffassung kein Verständnis mehr; ebenso wenig dafür, daß sich gewisse Kreise des früheren Zentrums heute noch streuben, den allgemeinen Hitlergruß zu gebrauchen und stattdessen provokatorisch einen Heilgruß anwenden in Verbindung mit dem Namen Christus" / Die Herrschaft der Juden über Länder und Völker ist die Geschichte der menschlichen Verelendung. Ohne Kenntnis der Judenfrage versteht man überhaupt nicht den Zusammenbruch vieler Kulturen und Völker / Das jüdische Volk hat überall, wo man es ungehindert sich entfalten ließ, das Gute mit dem Bösen belohnt und sich als Schmarotzerpflanze auf dem Körper der wirtsvölker zu mästen verstanden / Bis zum Äußersten hat im großen Kriege das ruhmreiche deutsche Heer tapfer ausgehalten und sich gegen eine vielfache Übermacht immer heldisch und verzweifelt gewehrt, bis es dem Dolchstoß jüdischer oder judenfreundlicher, bestochener Mordbuben aus der eigenen Heimat erlag / Daß es auch ohne Juden im Handel und Wandel geht, beweist z.B. Japan, das zu den aufstrebendsten und zukunftsreichsten Völkern der Erde zweifellos gehört / Der Geist von Nürnberg und der Geist des schon lange jugendfreien Borkum ist heute Gemeingeist aller echten Deutschen geworden / Der Jude ist der Staats-Menschenfeind / Wer einen Juden oder eine Jüdin heiraten, beweist damit, daß er selbst ein Jude ist! Sage mir, wen du geheiratet hast, und ich sage dir, wer du bist! / Juden und Freimaurer spannen ihre Fäden bis in den "Stahlhelm" hinein. Dies war wohl auch der letzte Grund, warum der "Stahlhelm", dessen Mitglieder sich aus dem allerbesten Menschenmaterial unseres Volkes zusammensetzten, leider als Organisation erst so spät den Weg zu Adolf Hitler fand. . ." - Die Fotos mit Bildunterschriften wie: "Auf dem Wege zu einer Großkundgebung in Gunzenhausen (Bayern) / Der Kreisleiter von Gunzenhausen meldet 3000 Besucher / Ein SA.-Sprechchor für eine Münchmeyer-Versammlung in den ersten Kampfjahren / "Über die Hälfte hat früher in eurer Stadt das schwarze Zentrum gewählt . . . Heute will es keiner gewesen sein" / Glückwünsche zum Geburtstag des Frankenführers" / Der Führer begrüßt Münchmeyer beim Stapellauf der "Scharnhorst" in Bremen" usw. - Erstausgabe, EA, erste Auflage in sehr guter Erhaltung, vom Verfasser auf der Titelseite signiert. - Deutsches / Drittes Reich, Volksaufklärung und Propaganda im Nationalsozialismus, ein evangelischer Pfarrer als Reichsredner der NSDAP, Rednertätigkeit eines der ältesten und bekanntesten Volksredner der alten Garde, alter Kämpfer, scharfer judenfeindlicher Standpunkt, harsche Kritik am Judentum, signierte Bücher, Antisemitismus, NS.-Schrifttum, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Sagittarius Rising.

      London: Peter Davies, 1936 - Octavo. Original grey marl cloth, lettered on the spine in dark blue. With the dust jacket. A few small patches of soiling at the edges of the boards corresponding to chips from the jacket which is a little rubbed and soiled, and slightly ragged along the edges, but remains textually and pictorially complete, contemporary ownership inscription to the front free endpaper, text-block lightly toned, but altogether a very good copy. First edition, first impression of one of the classics of Great War literature, widely considered as the finest flying memoir of the war, and here offered in the exceptionally uncommon dust jacket. "At seventeen, standing 6 feet 4 inches tall and equipped with a precocious intelligence, Lewis lied about his age to join the Royal Flying Corps. He celebrated his eighteenth birthday in France, flying patrols over the western front at a time when the average life expectancy of a pilot was three weeks. On 1 July 1916 he flew the first patrol of the Somme offensive and witnessed the mile-high column of earth thrown up by the detonation of mines under the German positions. Later he duelled with the 'circus' of Manfred von Richthofen and was the last man to see the aircraft of Albert Ball VC, the allied ace who vanished in a bank of cloud. Lewis also hunted Gotha airships over London by moonlight, and in 1917 he was awarded the Military Cross for continuous bravery" (ODNB). On publication, the book was reviewed in the New Statesman by George Bernard Shaw, who Lewis had encountered while deputy director of programmes at the BBC, and who had permitted him make the first film adaptation of one of his plays. Shaw's high praise guaranteed the book's immediate success: "This is a book everyone should read. It is the autobiography of an ace, and no common ace either This prince of pilots had a charmed life in every sense of the word". [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Democratic Book 1936 - signed by FDR

      Philadelphia: J. C. Brill, 1936. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. no. 599 of a limited number signed on a special leaf by Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Large quarto, full brown leather, 384 pp., heavily illustrated with ads, portraits and more, very good copy with minor wear to corners and spine ends, much better than usual. Stamped with 'Manfred K. Toeppen' on the front cover in gilt -- he was a well known water polo athelete who competed in the 1904 Olympics.

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        Deutschland-Bericht der Sopade [Sozialdemokratischen Partei Deutschlands]. 3. Jahrgang Nr. 10. Oktober 1936.

      Prag, o. Vlg., 1936 8°, A 109 u. B 32 S. (hekographierte Blätter), Broschur., Etwas gebrauchspurig, kleine Fehlstelle a. oberen Deckelrand, sonst sehr gutes Exemplar. Die Deutschland-Berichte erschienen im Auftrag des Exilvorstandes der SPD. hgg. v. Erich Rinner zuerst in Prag. ab März 1938 in Paris. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Soziale Bewegung - Sozialismus Geschichte - Antifaschismus

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        When Shepherds Pipe". A Medley of Prose and Verse of Happy Things. With introductory passages on Fine Lettering & Handwriting.

      1936 1936 - Quarto (300 x 232 mm), 16 leaves of Whatman handmade paper watermarked 1926. Contemporary calf-backed boards, florally patterned paper to sides, titles gilt to spine. Covers a little rubbed, marked and bowed, the joints and hinges sound, internally fresh and clean but for a very few minor spots. Very good condition. 44 separate watercolour vignette illustrations of wildlife in the margins by hand. A beautiful 23-page calligraphic manuscript on handmade paper, with watercolour wildlife vignette illustrations by hand, done in 1936 by calligrapher and painter Dorothy Hutton (1889-1984), who studied in the 1920s at the Central School of Arts and Crafts under F. Ernest Jackson, and exhibited throughout Britain, notably at the Royal Academy, in the 30s and 40s. She was official artist to the Crown Office, a member of the Art Worker's Guild, and produced florally decorated seasonal posters for London Transport 1922-54 (her poster designs are held by the London Transport Museum). This unrecorded manuscript, which given the lack of any presentation or ownership inscription may well have been executed for Hutton's own practice, pleasure and use, opens with a 5 page calligraphic guide to calligraphy, the ideal proportions of capital letters ("based on the Roman Inscriptions of the days of the Emperor Trajan c.144 AD"), and the correct type and angle of pen to use (she notes that "The Poems and Extracts in this Book are written with a quill pen which is what the Writing Masters of the 15th Century would have used"). The Poems and Extracts that follow, all beautifully accompanied by watercolour vignette illustrations of wildlife, are: W.H. Davies's "Leisure" ("What is this Life if full of care / We have no time to stand and satre?", an extract from Keats's "Ode on a Grecian Urn" ("'Beauty is truth, truth beauty'."), Shakespeare's "Under the greenwood tree" song from As You Like It, William Blake's "The Tiger", Robert Greene's "Sweet are the thoughts that savour of content", an extract from Chaucer's Parlement of Fowles, an apparently original anthropomophic skit on birds and birdsong, Book XV of the 14th century Little Flowers of St Francis, Coleridge's "Sometimes a-dropping from the sky, / I heard the sky-lark sing", an anonymous poem on the robin in winter, "The North Wind doth blow / and we shall have snow, / and what will poor Robin do then, / poor thing.", a long boating extract from Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows, Robert Bridges's "I love all beauteous things.", and the Bible's Psalm 104 verses 1-24. The final page bears the colophone "This Book was arranged and decorated by Dorothy Hutton 1936", accompanied by her illustration of a skipping kid playing a shepherd's pipe. As well as an exquisite demonstration of the calligrapher's (and illustrator's) craft, this Medley of Happy Things gives a delightful example of a 1930s literary canon. Calligraphic manuscripts by Hutton are rare. Only a later 5 page calligraphic manuscript, on vellum and with similar watercolour wildlife vignettes, is recorded at auction, back in 1991. As such, at 23 pages, "When Shepherds Pipe" appears to be by far the most considerable piece of Hutton's charming illustrated calligraphy work to come to market. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Trap-Lines North: A True Story of the Canadian Woods.

      NY:: Dodd, Mead & Company,. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1936. Hardcover. B00085SP0O . Black and white photographs. First American edition. Very good in a very good (minor edge wear with a few small chips, age toning) dust jacket.; 268 pages .

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        Left Wings Over Europe

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1936. First edition, first impression. Not Set. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black, top edge stained red. With the dust jacket A superb copy in the dust jacket. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "For Collin Brooks from W.L. June 1936." The recipient was the journalist and political commentator who as editor of the Sunday Dispatch was a close and important liegeman to Lord Rothmere. Brooks accompanied Rothmere on several re-armament missions to Europe, America and beyond throughout the 1930s. His status in this regard together with his pronounced right-wing leanings explains Lewis's early presentation of this particular work.

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        Passivité, masochisme et féminité

      (2), 9, (1bl)pp. Paris, Denoël & Steele, 1936, in-8, (2), 9, (1bl)pp, exemplaire broché, sous pochette plastifiée, le dos de la couverture étant cassé, Rarissime version imprimée d'une communication orale faite au XIIIe Congrès International de Psychanalyse à Lucerne en août 1934 (intitulée originellement : "Du masochisme féminin essentiel"). Marie Bonaparte analyse la manière dont la femme, « adultement évoluée », doit construire sa sexualité physiologiquement et psychiquement vis à vis de l'homme et la manière dont elle doit accepter sa passivité érotique tout en se libérant « de la peur infantile émanée de la conception sadique du coït, et de la défense contre l'éventuel masochisme qui ensuite en dérive ». Cette plaquette appartient à la collection "Bibliothèque de psychanalyse". Brillante étude

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        The Complete Left News, nos 1-128.

      London: Victor Gollancz, May 1936 - March 1947. 128 issues in original wrappers, housed in four quarto sized red cloth volumes. The first volume a little shaken in the binding. Very good condition onverall. A rare complete set of Gollancz's Left News. The Left News was edited by Victor Gollancz and circulated to members of the Left Book Club. "The rate of growth of the Club was impressive: the first book to be offered, in May 1936, was "France today and the People's Front" by Maurice Thorez (General Secretary of the French Communist Party), to which 5000 members subscribed, but by the end of that year the Club had grown to 20,000 members. By April 1939 the membership had reached to its highest point of 57,000, with 1,500 organised "Left Book Club Discussion Groups" in existence. Each book came with a news sheet of announcements, initially called Left Book News but soon renamed Left News, containing reviews of forthcoming books and articles on a "Topic of the Month", such as articles on Soviet Russia or the conflict in Spain... Following the outbreak of the War Club membership declined sharply, from 57,000 in 1939 to 15,000 in 1942, and in the post-war period this decline continued. In November 1948 Gollancz announced that the Left Book Club and Left News would cease." (University of Sheffield Library. Special Collections and Archives.)

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        Tschapaiew - Das Bataillon der 21 Nationen. Dargestellt in Aufzeichnungen seiner Mitkämpfer.

      Gr.8, 383 (3) S. u. zahlr. Abb. a. Taf., OHLwd., Gebrauchspurig, guter Zustand EA. Selten! Eines der wichtigsten Bücher zum Spanischen Bürgerkrieg. Kantorowicz, Berliner Jurist, kämpfte seit 1936 in Spanien und wurde nach dem 2. Weltkrieg Professor für neuere deutsche Literatur in der DDR.

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        Unsterbliche Gefolgschaft

      Ohne Jahr, Vorwort 1936. Rückdeckel-Text: "Unsterbliche Gefolgschaft" wurde als Geschenk für die deutsche Jugend herausgegeben von dem Verlag der illustrierten Schülerzeitung "Hilf mit!". "Unsterbliche Gefolgschaft" ist nicht im Buchhandel erhältlich - Verlag und Druck: H.A.Braun & Co., Berlin-Tempelhof. Broschur, 32 Seiten, Frakturschrift. Einband etwas berieben, leicht angeknickt, ansonsten gutes Exemplar.

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        The Democratic Book

      1936 - This is a limited printing of The Democratic Book 1936 (384 pages), signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt under a color rendering of the White House, with the copy number, 192, at the bottom of that page, which has a tissue guard. This is in exceptional overall condition, with light edge wear and surface scuffs to the cover (app. 11.25" x 14.25"), a padded brown leather with gilt lettering, which is unfaded and bright. The original owner's name (Louis A. Boulay) is at the bottom of the front cover, which has no significant stains, and no notable color fade. The pages are almost uniformly clean, with light sunning to the borders, and a very few stains, none of which are significant. There are no tears or creases. The many photos and illustrations are clean and unfaded, as is all text. There are no stamps or other attachments. The only writings are the President's signature and the copy number. The accompanying photos are accurate reflections of the book's conditions. US shipping would be by priority express insured mail, with a shipping charge of $100.00. International shipping would also be by priority express insured mail, with a shipping charge of $150.00. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Documents de fouilles de l'Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale du Caire, Tome II : Catalogue des ostraca figurés de Deir El-Médineh (2 volumes, fascicules 1 à 4 et planches)

      Imprimerie de l'institut français d'archéologie orientale 1936 - ENSEMBLE RARE. Deux volumes in-4 (25,5 x 33 cm), reliure demi peau à coins, dos à 5 nerfs. Catalogue des ostraca figurés de Deir El-Médineh. Le premier volume comprend dans l'ordre : le fascicule 1 (pages VIII et 1-52, ostraca n°2001 à 2255), le fascicule 2 (pages 53-160, ostraca n°2256 à 2733), le fascicule 4 (pages 162-235, ostraca n°2734 à 3053), et le fascicule 3 (130 pages de texte, pagination à part). Le second volume contient les 159 planches en noir et en couleurs ; épidermures sur le cuir, par ailleurs bon état. Vandier d'Abbadie J. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Sherston's Progress

      Faber, UK 1936 - 1st Edition 1936. Limited ediiton of 300 signed by the author. This being number a un-numbered version that would have been given out by the author for private use. Book is near fine and very bright. An excellent example. More images can be taken upon request.Ref Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Conversations with my Uncle

      The Unicorn Press, Auckland 1936 - No signatures. Some foxing to wrappers. Staples rusted.; 29 pages. Printed wrappers. The author's first publication. Page dimensions: 184 x 125mm. Most of the stories appeared earlier in the periodical "Tomorrow". The book was published by Bob Lowry. "Lowry was one of the first New Zealanders to be influenced by the revival in typography [. . .] 'Conversations with my Uncle', though not too well machined on poor paper, has a touch of the Lowry style, especially about the title page." - McEldowney, pp. 28-29. Contents: Conversation with my uncle; The Last War; Cats by the tail; In the midst of Life; Chaucerian; A piece of yellow soap; White Man's burden; Sketch from life; Good Samaritan; I've lost my pal. [References: Bagnall S173; McEldowney "Frank Sargeson in his time" pp. 28-30]. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Ein privates Fotoalbum von Walter Petermann. Berlin 1936 - 1938. Fotos von der vom Nikolaiviertel, Jungfernbrücke, Unter den Linden. Aufmärsche zur Olympiade 1936 / Neptunbrunnen / Reiterdenkmal Friedrichs zwischen den Fahnen des 3 Reichs / Admiralpalast / Sperlingsgasse / Treptower Park. Fotomontagen und vieles mehr.

      Verschiedene Formate.Von 13 x 18 cm über 12 X 9 und kleiner. Original photography, silver gelatin prints. Graphik. RS4. (FA). * Reine Architekturphotographie. Sehr gute Abzüge - vereinzelt Kunstphotographie. * Versandfertig innerhalb von 20 Stunden! Ein Fotograph der den Blick, das Auge fürs Detail hatte. Erinnert vereinzelt an die Bauhausfotografie. Berlin im Glanze des 3 Reichs- Olypiade 1936. Fotografiert mit Leica.

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        Gone With the Wind

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First Edition, First Printing, with "Published May, 1936" as the only date listed on the copyright page. Good. Cloth lightly rubbed at extremities and lightly stained on rear cover, though still presents well. Small scuff to top stain. Bottom corner of early pages creased. Bottom edge of page block shows staining, affecting a majority of the margins throughout with either tide marks of waviness. First printing of this beloved classic, properly dated May, 1936.

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        Flug und Werft. Erster bis dritter Jahrgang 1936 bis 1938 vollständig * G A N Z L E D E R A U S G A B E

      Berlin, Verlag der Deutschen Arbeitsfront, 1936 - Vollständige Ausgabe in soliden Ganzleder-Einbänden der Zeit: 3 aufwendig hergestellte Handeinbände (rotes Bock-Saffian / Ganzleder / Leder im Format 23 x 30 cm) mit Kopffarbschnitt und Rückentitel in Goldprägung. Erster Band: 372 + 40 Seiten "Technische Beilage", zweiter Band: 272+ 96 Seiten "Technische Beilage", dritter Band: 244 Seiten +192 Seiten "Technische Beilage". Mit sehr vielen Bildberichten rund ums Flugzeug (Flugzeugfertigung und Flugbetrieb, Vorstellung deutscher und ausländischer Fabrikate der Luftfahrtindustrie: Flugzeuge für die zivile Luftfahrt und Militärmaschinen) sowie politische Beiträge im Geist der Zeit, mit sehr vielen, teilsweise ganzseitigen Fotoabbildungen. - Aus dem Inhalt: Berufserziehung und Leistung der DAF, Bolschewismus der Totengräber der Völker, Bauer und Landwirtschaft im Sowjetstaat, Der Arbeiter im "Roten Paradies", Die Stachanow-Bewegung, Das soziale Aufbauwerk der nationalsozialistischen Deutschen Arbeiterpartei (von Dr. Robert Ley), Lehrlingsordnung im Lichte der Berufserziehung, durch Berufserziehung zur Leistungssteigerung, Mittelpunkt aller Arbeit ist der Mensch, Nationalsozialistischer Lebensrhythmus, Unser Führer, Verleihung des Leistungsabzeichens der DAF, Vom Kampfgeist der deutschen Revolution, Bayreuther Gedanke, Bolschewismus in Westeuropa, Danziger Forderung, der Sieg von Max Schmeling, Deutsch-englisches Abkommen über die Verwendung der U-Boot-Waffe, Deutsche Leistungen gegen den Hass der Zeugungsunfähigen, Einheit zwischen Arbeit und Kunst, Erhöhung des deutschen Lebensstandards, Folgen von Versailles, Fortschreitende politische wirtschaftliche und moralische Gesundung Deutschlands, Gedanken zum Reichsparteitag der Ehre, Großbritannien und Deutschland, Die Ermordung von Wilhelm Gustloff - eine neue Kampfansage Israels an das Deutschtum, Innere Festigung des deutschen Volkes, Jüdische Weltzersetzung, Krise des Weltkapitalismus, Machtfragen im Mittelmeerraum, Nationalsozialismus - die Weltanschauung der Tat, Politischer Katholizismus, Römische Politik in den Vereinigten Staaten, Sowjetrussischer Imperialismus - deutscher Sozialismus der Tat, Die Friedenspolitik des Führers, Tag der deutschen Volksgemeinschaft, Thronbesteigung Edward VIII. von England, Verbrecher im Priestergewand, Verzweiflungskampf des Marxismus, Wiederherstellung der deutschen Hoheitsrechte über die deutschen Ströme, Wirtschaft gegen Nation, Wühlarbeit der Komintern, 10.Jahrestag des Reichsparteitages 1926, Zerstörungsarbeit des Kommunismus, Zusammenfassung der gesamten deutschen Polizei, Zwei Jahre Volksgerichtshof ("Während außerhalb der deutschen Grenzen der Bürgerkrieg tobt, konnte gerade am 14. Juli der Volksgerichtshof für das Deutsche Reich auf zwei Jahre seines Bestehens zurückblicken. Mit der Schaffung dieses Volksgerichtshofes hatte der Nationalsozialismus die Auffassungen der vergangenen liberalistischen Zeit über Hoch- und Landesverrat gebrochen. Die Sicherheit und das Bestehen des Volkes hängen davon ab, daß das höchste Rechtsgut einer Nation vor Verbrechern geschützt wird, die durch ihr hoch- und landesverräterisches Treiben die Grundlagen der Volksgemeinschaft zu unterwühlen suchen. Der Volksgerichtshof hat die Aufgabe, in der Bekämpfung dieser schwersten Verbrechen, die ein auf dem Treuegedanken aufgebaute Staatswesen überhaupt kennt, eine scharfe Waffe zu sein. Daraus ergab sich die Notwendigkeit, ihn nach Vorliegen der entsprechenden Erfahrungen in die Reihe der ordentlichen Gerichte einzufügen . . ." - Erstausgabe in sehr guter Erhaltung; Fortsetzung der Beschreibung siehe Nr.21077! - Deutscher Meistereinband, Kunstbuchbinderei, Luxusausgabe, Flugwesen, europäische Luftfahrt, deutsche Rüstungsindustrie, illustrierte Bücher, deutsche / amerikanische / französische / englische / italienische Flugzeugfertigung, Fliegerei, Militärflugzeug, Reiseflugzeug, Flugzeugzubehör, Stand der Flugzeugtechnik der Dreißiger Jahre, Innenansichten von Flugzeugen 1936 bis 1938, Reichsmodellwettbewerb, Reichsl [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Early Sketches in his 1936 Stanford Binder

      1936. Used; Like New/Used; Like New. Remarkable item from the important American artist who was one of the leading figures of the abstract Expressionist movement. His 1936 Stanford University, 9.5" x 11.5" canvas 3 ring binder, dated and signed on both the outside and inside cover, and with some of his earliest sketches in ink, including heads, a hand gun, various abstractions, and inscriptions of his initials penned by Motherwell around the inner edges of the front board. Acquired from his mother's estate in Marin County, CA. Between 1932 and 1937 Motherwell briefly studied painting at California School of Fine Arts, San Francisco and received a BA in philosophy from Stanford University.

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        Autograph Signatures from 1936 Porgy & Bess Production

      1936. Used; Like New/Used; Like New. Bold autograph signature in pencil "George Gershwin" on an album sheet, dated 1936 at the left in another hand, together with a second signature from the same album and apparently same occasion, being that of Anne Brown (signed "Anne Brown / 'Bess' / 'Porgy and Bess'"), creator of the role of Bess.  Porgy and Bess was first performed at the Colonial Theater in Boston on September 30th 1935. It opened in New York at the Alvin Theater on October 10th of that same year, starring Anne Brown as Bess and Todd Duncan as Porgy. The work includes a number of Gershwin's best-known and loved tunes, including Summertime and I Got Plenty o' Nuttin, both of which were among the pieces performed here.  After the Broadway run, a tour started on January 27, 1936, in Philadelphia and traveled to Pittsburgh and Chicago before ending in Washington, D.C., on March 21, 1936. During the Washington run, the cast—as led by Todd Duncan—protested segregation at the National Theatre. Eventually management gave in to the demands, resulting in the first integrated audience for a performance of any show at that venue. Given the dating of the Gershwin signature, we understand that these were both obtained during that historic run of the performance.

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        Life of Texas Jack

      1936 - (TEXAS JACK) REED, Nathaniel. The Life of Texas Jack. (Tulsa: Tulsa Printing Co.), [1936]. Octavo, staple bound, original printed yellow paper wrappers; pp. 53, [1]. $1750.First edition of the memoirs of the notorious outlaw of the ‘Wild West,’ one of the few that lived to tell about his crimes, with three photographic portraits and three wood-engraved illustrations. An excellent copy in the fragile original wrappers of this now very scarce item.Nathaniel Reed, aka "Texas Jack," participated in robberies of stage coaches, banks and trains for about ten years before turning himself in to the authorities. However, his claims of having been part of the Dalton raid on Coffeyville and the Doolin fight at Ingalls are fabricated: "The author traveled over the country giving talks to interested listeners on the subject that crime does not pay and selling his little book for 25 cents. Traveled in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Arkansas. The old man was more or less a fourflusher though the records do show that he took part in several robberies" (Adams). Reed served about one year and was released; he became an evangelist and eventually settled in Omaha. This title was self-published, with proceeds going to support his preaching. Although original sales may have numbered in the thousands, only a handful of copies of this fragile item are known of at this time. Howes R133. Adams, Six-Guns 1831. Adams 150: 115. Small chip to upper corner of front wrapper, mild wear, a few very faint stains along spine fold, with small tape reinforcement at foot of spine. An extremely good copy of this scarce item, very well preserved in the fragile original wrappers. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Eigenh. musikalisches Albumblatt mit U.

      Paris, 1936. - 1 S. Qu.-kl.-8vo. Besonders schönes, einprägsames Zitat aus Strawinskys zweitem Ballett "Pétrouchka", das am 13. Juni 1911 im Théâtre du Châtelet zu Paris unter Pierre Monteux und in der Choreografie von Michail Fokin uraufgeführt worden war (vorausgegangen war "L'Oiseau de Feu", 25. Juni 1910, Opéra de Paris). Mit "Pétrouchka" setzte Strawinsky seine legendäre Zusammenarbeit mit Djagilevs "Ballets russes" fort, die 1913 mit der skandalumwitterten Uraufführung des "Sacre du Printemps" zu einem vorläufigen, auch durch den Ersten Weltkrieg bedingten Abschluss kam. - In Bleistift; mit kleinen Montagespuren verso.

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        The General Theory of Employment Interest and Money.

      London: Macmillan and Co, Limited, 1936 - Octavo. Original dark green cloth, titles to spine gilt, double rules to spine gilt and to boards in blind. With the dust jacket. Contemporary ownership inscription and bookseller's stamp to front free endpaper. Spine gently rolled, corners of front boards slightly bumped, edges of text block and endleaves a little spotted, light partial tanning to free endpapers. An excellent copy in a mildly chipped, toned and spotted price-clipped jacket with mild toning and spotting, a few small chips and two tiny ink stains to front panel. First edition, first impression. Written in the aftermath of the great depression, Keynes's masterwork is generally regarded as probably the most influential social science treatise of the century; it quickly and permanently changed the way the world looked at the economy and the role of government in society. Printing and the Mind of Man 423. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THEATRE D'OMBRES DU PERE CASTOR - NOUVEAU PROGRAMME

      lalouve. FAIRY TALE THEATER. (SHADOW) THEATRE D'OMBRES DU PERE CASTOR - NOUVEAU PROGRAMME Decors et costumes de Lalouve. Paris: Flammarion 1936. Oblong folio (13 x 11"). pictorial wraps, some light cover soil else near fine, complete and unused. Everything a child would need to put on his/her own shadow theater is included here. There are 8 sheets of blue cardboard that contain 40 cut-outs of figures and costumes to be mounted on handles. The cover is also used for a backdrop and an additional piece is in the rear of the book. The presentations consist of two Perrault fairy tales: Cendrillon (Cinderella) and La Belle au Bois (Sleeping Beauty). Decorations and costumes are by Lalouve whose real name was Kate Wolff. Wolff was a Jewish artist forced to leave Germany in 1933. She came to Paris and began to work for Pere Castor, hiding her Jewish origins and changing her name to Lalouve, This is the second Shadow Theater published by Pere Castor. A rare and wonderful Pere Castor item.

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