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        Florence Foster Jenkins - Record Humorously Signed and Inscribed by Samuel Barber

      Used; Like New/Used; Like New. Rare privately issued gramophone recording of Florence Foster Jenkins, inscribed by Barber on the label "This great example of American singing - for Herbert - with warmest greetings / Sam Barber."<br>From the collection of Manfred Ibel (to whom Barber dedicated the piano concerto), but likely inscribed originally to Herbert Graf, stage director at the Metropolitan Opera House from 1936 to 1949.<br>Florence Foster Jenkins, an American girl born in 1868 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania to a well-to-do family, has become a legend as "the world's worst opera singer."  She made some vanity 78 rpm records for the Mel-o-tone label during World War Two, and in October 1944 hired Carnegie Hall for a recital.  The bad reviews that resulted from that recital were said to break her heart and she died a few weeks later at age 76, but the recordings have kept her name and her art alive.  In recent years there have been several plays about her, and this year there are three full-length movies.  The first, a French comedy-drama titled "Marguerite" was released earlier this year.  A second produced in Britain and starring Meryl Streep as Jenkins will be released in the USA in a few weeks, and later this year a German docu-drama starring soprano Joyce di Donato as Jenkins will premiere.  Two different full-length biographies of Jenkins have appeared within the last weeks in England, by Darryl Bullock and the other by Jasper Rees.

      [Bookseller: Schubertiade Music & Arts]
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        Illustrated Catalogue of Chinese Government Exhibits for the International Exhibition of Chinese Art in London 4 Volumes

      Shanghai Commercial Press, Ltd, China, 1936 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. English and Chinese text; Hardcover (original blue cloth silk with gilt design - without dust jacket); 19.5 x 27.6 cm; 3.357 Kg; 4 volumes: 1. Bronze (101 pages); 2. Porcelain (3 parts) (244 pages); 3. Painting and Calligraphy (256 pages); 4. Miscellaneous (191 pages) (Tapestry and Embroidery, Jade, Cloisonné, Red Lacquer, Fans, Furniture and Writing Accessories, Archaeological Exhibits and Ancient Books); all with black and white illustrations.; Signs of wear in the hardcover cloth. Minor edgeworn. Minor scuffs on the front cover of the four volumes and on the back cover of the second and third volumes; The gilt designs on the front cover of the second and forth volume show minor yellowing marks. The interior is in very good condition with minor signs of wear.; Catalogue for the International Exhibition of Chinese Art held by the Royal Academy of Arts at Burlington House, London, from the 28th November 1935 to 7th March 1936. This was the largest exhibition of Chinese Art ever mounted. More than 780 works from the Chinese government collection were shown at the exhibition, along with an additional 3,100 pieces belonging to some 240 collections from other countries. This catalogue shows the government exhibits selected that comprise Bronze, Porcelain, Painting, Calligraphy, Jade, Carvings in Red Lacquer, Cloisonné, etc, some of these works were never seen before by Westerners and are from the Palace Museum, The National Museum, The Academia Sinica, The Henan Provincial Museum and the Anhui Provincial Library. The exhibition was well received and attended, attracting a total of 401,768 visitors and increased the study of Chinese art revolutionizing Chinese art history as an intellectual discipline..

      [Bookseller: Jorge Welsh Books]
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        Collected Poems of James Joyce.

      The Black Sun Press, New York: 1936. First edition, number 635 of 800 copies., 1936.. First edition, number 635 of 800 copies.. Fine in fine publisher's tissue dust jacket with a small chip to head of spine.. Frontis portrait by Augustus John.. Decorative boards. Set by hand and printed under the direction of Caresse Crosby.

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        Reichsparteitag der Ehre,

      - Diessen, Raumbild Verlag Schönstein, 1936, Ganzleineneinband, 61 Seiten, 100 Raumbilder, mit Brille, Einband berieben und mit kleinen Fehlstellen, Seite 47 mit Anstreichungen, Zustand 2-3 (P119A)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Helmut Weitze]
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        Gone With the Wind

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1936. Early printing (July 1936). Hardcover. A good, tight typically well worn copy in original grey cloth with a vertical tear to the cloth at the spine, which has been repaired by a previous owner.. Octavo. 15 x 22 cm. 1037 pp. Inscribed by Margaret Mitchell to Helen Reinhardt on the front free endpaper. Reinhardt's bookplate affixed below inscription.

      [Bookseller: Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA]
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        Travels in Arabia Deserta.

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1936. With an Introduction by T. E. Lawrence. New and definitive edition. 2 volumes, large octavo. Original brown cloth, gilt lettered spines, top edge brown, others untrimmed. With the dust jackets. Title pages printed in red & black, half-tone portrait frontispiece of Doughty, illustrations throughout, 2 folding coloured maps showing Doughty's routes. Dust jacket of volume II with small tear to front panel (with a little loss), only very light soiling to jackets. An excellent set, largely unopened. New and definitive edition, first impression. Doughty's masterpiece was first published in 1888, "an unrivalled encyclopaedia of knowledge about all aspects of nineteenth-century and earlier Arabia" (ODNB). Lawrence was instrumental in getting the second English edition published and his introduction first appeared in that edition (1921).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Die Juden in Deutschland - Herausgegeben vom Institut zum Studium der Judenfrage, 3. Auflage

      Verlag Franz Eher Nachf. G. M. B. H., Munich, Munchen, Germany 1936 - Based on all the markings and stmaps, this may have been an official copy held at a Nazi ministry. nhalt : Emanzipation der Juden - Die Bevölkerungsentwicklung der Juden seit Beginn des 19. Jahrhunderts - Die Juden im Wirtschaftsleben - Juden als Träger der Korruption - Die Juden in der Presse - Die Juden in der Politik - Die Juden als Verwalter der deutschen Kultur - Die Juden und die Unsittlichkeit - Die Kriminalität und die rassische Degeneration der Juden. Contents: emancipation of the Jews - The population development of the Jews since the beginning of the 19th century - The Jews in economic life - Jews as carriers of corruption - The Jews in the press - The Jews in politics - The Jews as administrators of German culture - The Jews and immorality - the crime and racial degeneration of the Jews. Page 55 has rubber stamp impression and a note has been attached between page 54 and 55 that states: Der fruhere Reichstagsabgeordnete Hermann Fischer hat inzwischen seine arische Abstammung einwandfrei nachgewiesen. Es sind daher Berckemeyer und Fischer die einzigen arischen Vertreter auf der angefuehrten Liste der Aufsichtsrate [Rough translation:] The Earlier Reichstag deputy Hermann Fischer has now demonstrated his Aryan descent properly. Therefore Berckemeyer and Fischer are the only Aryan representatives on the supervisory board of the arguments presented list [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Liquid-Propellant Rocket Development.

      Washington D. C.: The Smithsonian Institution,, 1936. Octavo (pp. 10). Original pale brown printed wrappers, stitched as issued. 11 half-tone plates, one diagram in the text. With the neat library stamps of Phillips University Library, Enid, Oklahoma (to front and back cover) and the Zollars Memorial Library (front cover) with the accession date of 26 March 1936. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing, of a key paper by the father of modern rocket propulsion Robert H. Goddard (1882-1945). "Like the Russian hero Konstantin Tsiolkovsky and the German pioneer Hermann Oberth, Goddard worked out the theory of rocket propulsion independently . . . Having explored the mathematical practicality of rocketry since 1906 and the experimental workability of reaction engines in laboratory vacuum tests since 1912, Goddard began to accumulate ideas for probing beyond the Earth's stratosphere. His first two patents in 1914, for a liquid-fuel gun rocket and a multistage step rocket, let to some modest recognition and financial support from the Smithsonian Institution . . . With an eye toward patentability of demonstrated systems and with the aid of no more than a handful of technicians, Goddard achieved a series of workable liquid-fuel flights starting in 1926. Through the patronage of Charles A. Lindbergh, the Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation, and the Carnegie and Smithsonian institutions, the Goddards and their small staff were able to move near Roswell, New Mexico. There, during most of the 1930s, Goddard demonstrated, despite many failures in his systematic static and flight tests, progressively more sophisticated experimental boosters and payloads, reaching speeds of 700 miles per hour and altitudes above 8000 feet in several test flights" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). This is one of only two papers on rocketry published by the reticent Goddard, the other being "A Method of Reaching Extreme Altitudes" (1919). Scarce in commerce and in British and Irish institutional libraries (Copac locates copies at Aberdeen, National Aerospace Library, and Bristol only), well represented on OCLC.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        L enginyós cavaller Don Quixot de la Manxa. 2 volums. Primera i segona part

      - Octavi Viader, Sant Feliu de Guixols 1936. Enquadernats en pergamí dur. Exemplar nº 131 d un tiratge de 500 exemplars en paper especial plantin. Primera part: V+143 folis. Segona part: VIII+190 folis. Cant superior daurat. Profusament il.lustrats. Algún punt d òxid que no afecta al text. Bon estat. 32x24 cm. Ref: 4192 [LS/013104-4192]

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        Gone with the Wind May 1936 Signed

      New York: Macmillan Company. Very Good. 1936. First; First. Hardcover. A nice first edition of Mitchell's classic noting the May 1936 printing (which is oddly omitted in all later printings). This copy signed by Mitchell in fountain pen on the front fly in her careful measured hand. Pull to head of spine with one cm clean tear; owner's name & address to front pastedown; general wear all around (see images) otherwise a sound copy with firm gutters & hinges.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: William Chrisant & Sons, ABAA, ILAB, FAB]
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        Construction du Pont de Shangai, 23/7-13/9 1936

      Hanoi, 1936. Original photographs, silverprints, two panoramic views, each in three parts, on boards (17 x 69 cm). KEYWORDS:vietnam/photo

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        Works of George Santayana

      Scribners, New York 1936 - 8vo. 15 volumes. Triton Edition. Number 455 of 940 copies, signed by Santayana in volume 1. Cloth backed boards, gilt emblem, labels, t.e.g., leaves uncut, very good set.(75732). v1: Sense of Beauty, v2: Poetry and Religion, v3-5: Life of Reason, v6: Three Philosophical Poets, v7: Winds of Doctrine; Some Turns of Thought, v8: Character and Opinion, v9: Soliloquies in England, v10: Dialogues in Limbo; Platonism, v11-12: Last Puritan, v13: Scepticism and Animal Faith, v14-15: Realms of Being. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bauer Rare Books]
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        The White Pine & The Monograph Series

      St. Paul & New York: White Pine Bureau & Reinhold Publishing Corporation, 1936. First edition. Stiff Wraps. Orig. stiff wrappers. Fine. 28.5 x 21.5 cm. The White Pine Series [Vols. 1-14, 1915-1928] & The Monograph Series [Vols. 15-22, 1929-1936] -- The standard work on early American architecture, printed on dull surface paper from clear plates with non-fading ink. Photographs by Julian Buckly, Kenneth Clark, and Arthur Haskell. Measure drawings by Kenneth Clark and Frank Chouteau Brown in Vols. 11-22. Each monograph contains 24 full-page plates reproducing pen and ink renderings, floor plans, elevations and details of the Prize and Mention designs, with the Program and Report of the Jury of Award of eminent architects. The complete collection of 128 titles in original white and light tan wrappers, together with Index noting US location by State -- Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts. New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, Texas; plus a section on Comparative Study. Some prominent members of the selection committee: Richard H. Dana, Jr., Wm. Adams Delano, Aymar Embury II, Bertram G. Goodhue, Thomas R. Kimball, Harrie T. Lindeberg, Arthur I. Meigs, John Russell Pope, et al. Vol. 5 no.6 never published with announcement of publisher laid-in, noting a printer's strike: "In view of the unavoidable situation, Volume V, Number 5 be accepted for the two numbers usually published the last four months of the year." -- (dated December 1, 1919). Clean, fresh and bright set.

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        The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money The Author&#039;s Magnum Opus

      The First UK Printing published by Macmillan and Co. Limited in 1936.The BOOK is in VERY GOOD++ or better condition.Free from inscriptions and erasures. The blue-green boards are clean and the gilt titling remains bright.The book has a slight spine lean.There is some mild spotting and offsetting to the end papers as usually encountered with a light unobtrusive water stain confined to just the upper edge of the end papers.The pages remain clean with no annotations or markings.The WRAPPER is complete and is in VERY GOOD++ or better condition.It is correctly priced at 5/- net to the front lower flap.Some barely noticeable toning to the spine, folds and upper edges.Mild age related edge wear with a little loss at the upper spine end not involving any of the lettering.A few closed tears with a larger 6cm closed tear to the upper front panel (which has a small amount of reinforcing tape to the verso -which does not show through to the front).The wrapper has benefitted from some professional surface cleaning which has enhanced its' appearance.. It has NOT undergone any repairs or restoration and presents very well in the removable Brodart archival cover. Keynes' last major work was considered the most influential economic treatise of the 20th century. 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).Increasingly scarce with such attributes. Further images available on request. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact.

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        Thus speaks the Talmud :the case of Judahism [sic] vs. Christianity, with evidence from the Jewish rabbi scriptures.

      Twentieth Century Crusaders [1936], [Place of publication not identified] - Libraries worldwide that own item: 11. Anti-Semitic pamphlet. Published by William Dudley Pelley, head of the Silver Shirts, a pro fascist group in the United States in the 1930s. William Dudley Pelley (March 12, 1890 - June 30, 1965) was an American extremist and spiritualist who founded the anti-semitic Silver Legion in 1933 and ran for President in 1936 for the Christian Party. Pelley became a journalist and gained respect for his writing skills, his articles eventually appeared in national publications. Two of his short stories received O. Henry awards, "The Face in the Window" in 1920, and "The Continental Angle" in 1930. Following World War I, Pelley traveled throughout Europe and Asia as a foreign correspondent, spent time in Russia and witnessed atrocities during the Russian Civil War. He developed a deep hatred for Communism and Jews, whom he believed were planning to conquer the world. Returning to the U.S. in 1920, he a Hollywood screenwriter and wrote 2 Lon Chaney films The Light in the Dark (1922) and The Shock (1923). By 1929 he became disillusioned with the film industry, and moved to Asheville, North Carolina. In 1928, Pelley said he had a near-death experience, detailed in an article for American Magazine called "My Seven Minutes in Eternity." In later writings, he wrote that during this event, he met with God and Jesus Christ, who instructed him to undertake the spiritual transformation of America. He claimed he was able to levitate and see through walls. When the Great Depression struck he became active in politics, moved to Asheville, founded Galahad College and Galahad Press. When, Adolf Hitler became Chancellor of Germany on 1/30/1933 Pelley, an admirer of Hitler, founded the Silver Legion, an extremist and antisemitic organization whose followers¿known as the Silver Shirts and Christian Patriots, wore Nazi-like silver uniforms. Biographer Scott Beekman notes that Pelley was "one of the first Americans to create an organization celebrating the work of Adolf Hitler." He founded chapters of the Silver Legion in almost every state iof the union and gained many followers. He held mass rallies, lectures, and public speeches country wide promoting anti-Communism, antisemitism, racism, jingoism, isolationism and pyramidology. He opposed Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the New Deal, founded the Christian Party and ran as its candidate for president in 1936. Pelley engaged in a long dispute with the United States House of Representatives' Dies Committee, predecessor to the House Un-American Activities Committee. In 1940, federal marshals raided Pelley's Asheville headquarters, with his followers there arrested, and his property seized. Despite serious financial and material setbacks to his organization resulting from lengthy cthe New Deal. He founded the Christian Party and ran as its candidate for president in 1936. Pelley engaged in a long dispute with the United States House of Representatives' Dies Committee, predecessor to the House Un-American Activities Committee. In 1940, federal marshals raided Pelley's Asheville headquarters, with his followers there arrested, and his property seized. Despite serious financial and material setbacks to his organization resulting from lengthy court battles, he continued to oppose FDR, accuseing him of being a warmonger. The attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 led Pelley to disband the Silver Legion, but claimed that the devastation of the Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor was worse than the government claimed. In 1942 he was charged with treason and sedition and found guilty of sedition, obstructing military recruiting and fomenting insurrection within the military. He was sentenced to 15 years in prison and was paroled after 8 years. In his final years, Pelley dealt with charges of securities fraud that had been brought against him while he had lived in Asheville, North Carolina. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        The Democratic Book 1936 (Signed and with Many Letters Signed By Cabinet Members, Laid in)

      Full-Leather. (n.p.), 1936; number 155 of 2500 copies SIGNED by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, under a color watercolor image of the White House. Large folio, original full brown morocco, silk endpapers, original wrappers are bound in. Laid in are 16 letters signed by Cabinet Members and one ALS by Eleanor Roosevelt. They are described as follows: ELEANOR ROOSEVELT, First lady - ANS signed by Mrs. Roosevelt on Hyde Park letterhead, with handwritten envelope postmarked Oct. 3, 1907. JOHN NANCE GARNER, VP - LS dated March 6, 1928 as Congressman. JAMES A. FARLEY, Chairman of the Democratic Party - LS dated August 17, 1983 as Chairman of the Coca-Cola Export Corp. ALBEN W. BARKLEY, VP - LS dated Nov. 8, 1941 as Senator. CORDELL HULL, Secretary of State - LS dated July 21, 1939 as Sec. of State. HENRY MORGENTHAU, Secretary of the Treasury - LS dated June 28, 1938 as Sec. of the Treasury. GEORGE H. DERN, Secretary of War - LS dated April 26, 1934 as Sec. of War. HOMER CUMMINGS, Attorney General - LS dated Dec. 12, 1935 as Atty. General. JAMES A. FARLEY (AGAIN), Postmaster General - LS dated Sept. 8, 1972 as Chairman of Coca-Cola. CLAUDE A. SWANSON, Secretary of the Navy - LS dated Feb. 13, 1930 as Senator. HAROLD L. ICKES, Secretary of Interior - LS dated May 8, 1936 as Sec. of Interior. HENRY A. WALLACE, Secretary of Agriculture - LS dated May 17, 1962 from his farm (Wallace also served as VP). DANIEL C. ROPER, Secretary of Commerce - LS dated Feb 15, 1935 as Sec. of Commerce. FRANCES PERKINS, Secretary of Labor - LS dated July 2, 1930 as Industrial Commissioner of the New York Dept. of Labor to Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt. JESSE H. JONES, Chairman of the Reconstruction Finance Corp. - LS dated January 19, 1944 as Sec. of Commerce. HARRY L. HOPKINS, Works Progress Administrator - LS dated June 19, 1939 as Sec of Commerce. The Democratic Book contains the proceedings of the 1936 Convention, including FDR's acceptance speech, biographies of cabinet members (with signed letters laid in), tabulated results of the election, histories of the Congress and Supreme Court and a section on women's contributions to the Party. This worthy tome weighs 9 pounds; large folio (11" x 14") 384 pages. It was offered to donors at the astronomical price of $250 as a fund raiser. The present copy was issued to John W. Childress, whose name is in gilt on the front panel: John W. Childress, born in 1879, was appointed Chairman of the Washington D.C. Public Utilities Commission in 1926, by President Coolidge; was an intimate friend of Cordell Hull and Joseph W. Byrns, later Speaker of the House. A very good copy, showing light wear at extremities, internally very clean and bright, with no markings of any kind.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        RUPERT ANNUAL 1936 - THE NEW ADVENTURES OF RUPERT

      Published by Daily Express, 1936. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Bestall, Alfred. Very good condition with no wrapper. 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. A couple faint marks to covers. Corners bumped and lightly worn. Belongs to box completed in ink. Some foxing. A couple of hinges cracked. Colouring pages clean. [S]

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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

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        NovAdam. Nuevos Archivos de Arte Moderno Tipográfico. Vol. IV subtitle: La Precomposición y el Dibujo Tipográfico. Vol. I through Vol. IV (all published).

      A complete set of four volumes (68, 95, 93, 83) of the Catalan albums produced as source books for Trochut typefaces, displaying advancements in modern typography and typographical design, each volume containing some short introductory text in Spanish and French, followed by countless examples of graphic typefaces as used in logo, business card, and other forms of advertising design. Illustrated profusely throughout in brilliant colors. Some scattered foxing and toning. 4to. Spiral-bound illus. wrpps., some minor tears along spines, bumping to corners. Barcelona (Esteban Trochut Bachmann & Juan Trochut Blanchard/Sociedad Alianza de Artes Gráficas) n.d. (1936-1952).

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        La Rivista Illustrata del Popolo d'Italia. Anno XIV - N. 4 - Aprile 1936

      Soc. An. Arti Grafiche Alfieri & Lacroix, Roma 1936 - In 4, pp. 188 con 9 tavole f. t. stampate su carta pesante e altre tavole piu' volte ripiegate inserite nella numerazione. Centinaia di illustrazioni fotografiche e fotomontaggi. Brossura editoriale illustrata opera di Bruno Munari. Importante numero della rivista diretta da Manlio Morgagni, presenta una importante serie di tavole (7 illustrate al recto e al verso), opera di Bruno Munari, costruite attraverso l'ingrandimento fotografico di particolari (tessuti, grano ecc.). Di particolare interesse l'articolo dedicato alle opere assistenziali della Marzotto, alla XVII fiera di Milano (3 fotografie illustrano rilievi plastici di notevole importanza (Prampolini?, una tavola ripiegata (cm 69 x 33) che riporta un importante pannello propagandistico contro le sanzioni. Altre immagini di notevole interesse sono quelle che illustrano i prodotti tessili della Snia Viscosa, della Fiat (Sironi) e il padiglione dell'ottica. Il taglio generale dell'impaginazione lascia comunque presupporre un intervento 'munariano' nella composizione del volume (vedi la tavola doppia dedicata all'O.N.B.). italiano

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        Trois cerises et une sardine avec un dessin de Yves Tanguy.

      Éditions G. L. M., Paris, 1936. (14) pp. In publisher's bright red wrappers. In great condition, expect for a insignificant trace of a folding on the front wrapper.. Edition originale de la collection Repères limitée à 70 exemplaires sur Normandy vellum et quelques hors commerce dont celui-ci signés par l'éditeur Guy Lévis-Mano, illustrés en frontispice d'un dessin à pleine page reproduit de Yves Tanguy. Exemplaire numéro 62. Original editon in the series "Repères" limited to 70 copies, printed on Normandy vellum, published by Guy Lévis-Mano and signed by him, with a frontispice by Yves Tanguy. This copy is number 62

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        The Golden Basket

      Viking Press, New York 1936 - Orange cloth in pictorial dust jacket. This copy inscribed in German by Bemelmans to the writer and editor Whit Burnett and dated Oct 3, 1936. This book is a Newberry honor book and is known for the first appearance of Bemelmans most famous character Madeleine. Cloth is well worn and faded and the dust jacket has chips and tears to extremities. Nice association. Size: Quarto [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Peer Gynt

      London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1936. Hardcover, 8 x 10 1/2". English limited edition, limited to 460 numbered copies (this copy being No. 356), signed by Arthur Rackham.Vellum, slightly bowed, boards with gilt vignette and lettering on cover and spine, top edge is gilt covers and edges are untrimmed, spine shows some oxidation and soil, decorative endpapers, illustrations and frontispiece have tissue guards intact, no slipcase, very good condition. (Latimore & Haskell p. 74). Peer Gynt, by Henrik Johan Ibsen (1828 - 1906) was written in 1867. Born in Norway, Ibsen was a major 19th-century playwright, theatre director, and poet. He is often referred to as "the father of realism" and is one of the founders of Modernism in theatre. He is the most frequently performed dramatist in the world after Shakespeare. Peer Gynt is a Norwegian fairy tale on which the play is loosely based, and several of the characters are modelled after Ibsen's own family, notably his parents. Peer Gynt has also been described as the story of a life based on procrastination and avoidance. Brockett and Hildy (2003, 391)

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        Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States, Chautauqua. N.Y., August 14, 1936

      Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1936 - Original boards; minor stain at the top corner of both boards; considerable foxing; very good. Inside the front cover, Roosevelt has written, "No. 38 of 50 copies. F.D.R." and has presented it on the front free endpaper, "For Rudolph Forster. Merry Christmas from his old friend, Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1936." The recipient was Executive Clerk at the White House under several Presidents. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ROMANCERO DE LA GUERRA CIVIL (SERIE I).

      Madrid: Ministerio de Instrucción Pública y Bellas Artes, .- 1936 - 93 p., 1 h.; 18x13 cm.- Rústica. Muy buen estado en general, excepto por cubierta desprendida de la encuadernación. Textos de: Altolaguirre, Varela, Aleixandre, Logroño, Herrera Petere, Pérez Infante, Fernández, Garfias, Bergamín, Alberti, Dieste, García Luque, Plá y Beltrán, Prados, Hernández, Boda, Aparicio, Serrano Plaja, Gaya, Beltrán Logroño, Ruanova, Quiroga Pla. Literatura Poesía Guerra Civil España [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Ulysses

      London: John Lane The Bodley Head 1936. Signed limited edition. This is copy no. 87 of an edition limited to 100 copies signed by the author James Joyce on the limitation leaf. xiii, 766 pp. Bound in full calf vellum. Binding design by Eric Gill with a gilt decorative bow to the front board and gilt lettering to spine. Top edge gilt. In the original patterned paper-covered slipcase with paper label to front with hand-numbered copy no. 87 and the Bodley Head price of £6-6-0 to the label. In a custom black cloth solander box with gilt-lettered maroon title panel to spine. Very slight wear and fading to solander box. Cardboard slipcase slightly edgeworn with some spotting to paper label. Title page printed in blue and black. No ownership marks. The vellum binding is fresh and the leaves, printed on mould-made paper, very fresh and bright. The book is in Near Fine to Fine condition with a VG slipcase and box. . Near Fine. Vellum. Signed Limited Edition. 1936. 4to..

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        Jamaica Inn

      London: Victor Gollancz,, 1936. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in burgundy morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, dark green plain endpapers, gilt edges. The occasional minor blemish, an excellent copy in a fine binding. First edition, first impression of this very scarce title.

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        The Rubaiyat Of Omar Khayyam.

      London: A. & C. Black 1936 - 1 vol., 7-3/8" x 5", 8 color illustrations by Gilbert James. Bound in full red polished calf, ribbed gilt decorated spine, gilt lettered green and blue morocco spine labels, spine panels tooled with a snake and chalice, covers double ruled in gilt, center panels tooled in a floral design, gilt dentelles, patterned pastedowns and endpapers, all edges gilt, housed in an open ended red cloth slipcase, by Riviere & Son, IN BEAUTIFUL CONDITION - FINE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Equinox of the Gods (Being the Equinox Vol. III, Number III)

      O.T.O., London 1936 - White covers with gold titles to front and spine. No pocket. Handwritten copy of The Book of the Law is printed after the text for The Equinox of the Gods. The two illustrations at the front of the book are printed in black and white. Corners are lightly bumped with light soiling to covers. Some small light ink marks to inside front cover. Pages 137,+ 22, +23. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La nécropole de Moustafa Pacha. Annuaire du Musée gréco-romain (1933-34 - 1934-35)

      Whitehead Morris Ltd, Alexandrie 1936 - Extremely rare. Whitehead Morris Ltd, Alexandrie, 1936. First edition. Folio, 195 pages, 35 & A-B-C-D plates. White wrappers. Very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        WALDEN, OR LIFE IN THE WOODS ; Introduction by Henry Seidel Canby Illustrated with photographs by Edward Steichen

      Boston: Printed at the Merrymount Press for the Members of The Limited Editions Club, 1936. First edition thus. Hardcover. Steichen, Edward. 4to., xiii, 290 pp., collotype plates. Cloth-backed pastepaper over boards, titled in gilt on spine. Slight wear to spine ends and tips, else a very good copy. Lacking the card slipcase. One of 1500 copies, SIGNED by the photographer. The photographs were made at Walden Pond at various times of the year expressly for this edition.

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        L'arte nell'Umbria e nella Sabina. Volume primo-quarto.

      Milano: Aldo Garzanti editore, 1936-1940 - In-4 (34 cm) 4 voll. (8) 15 (1) CCLXXX (di tavole) (2); (8) 8 CCXXXII (di tavole) (2); (8) 6 (2) CCII (di tavole) (2); (8) 11 (3) CCLXIV (di tavole) (7). Mezza pelle con piatti telati. Le tavole sono in bianco e nero. I volumi sono in ottime condizioni tranne per la legatura al dorso con leggere abrasioni. L'opera contiene: Volume primo, periodo etrusco-romano con 280 tavole. Volume secondo, periodo cristiano-romanico con 280 tavole. Volume terzo, periodo medioevale. Architettura civile (dalla metà del sec XIII al principio del sec. XV) con 202 tavole. Volume quarto, periodo medioevale. Architettura religiosa. (dalla metà del sec. XIII al principio del sec. XV) con 264 tavole. Manca il periodo del Rinascimento (voll. V e VI). 20mo secolo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Thirty-Seventh. History of the Thirty-Seventh Battalion AIF

      printed by The Modern Printing Company, Melbourne 1936 - Octavo, [xxiv] (last blank), 354, [2] pages with 12 maps and a 3-page facsimile letter plus 20 pages of plates (from photographs). Cloth a little flecked; spine lightly sunned; boards slightly bowed; edges, endpapers and the first few leaves lightly foxed, with the front flyleaf unevenly offset; basically, an excellent copy. The book is not identified as such, but it comes from the personal collection of Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander Thomas Paterson (1886-1950), Commanding Officer of the 39th Battalion AIF, and the author of that battalion's history. This copy is signed by the author on the half-title. Lieutenant Norman Gordon McNicol enlisted in the 37th in early 1916; he was several times badly wounded in action, and was awarded the Military Cross in 1917. Dornbusch 330; Fielding and O'Neill, page 228; Trigellis-Smith 233. Please use the 'Ask Bookseller a Question' link below to confirm availability and postage charges. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael Treloar Booksellers ANZAAB/ILAB]
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        RUSSIAN MAGAZINES: CHIZH AND MURZILKA

      - RUSSIAN. (MAGAZINES) RUSSIAN MAGAZINES CHIZH AND MURZILKA. Offered here are 5 issues of CHIZH and two isues of MURZILKA. Chizh was the most important magazine for younger Russian children, Along with Ezh for older children, the content featured stories and art by the leading authors and illustrators of the day. There were also activity pages and cut-out novelties. The issues of Chizh measure 7 1/2 x 9 1/2" and average 20 pages per issue. Except for a few neat mends on one issue they are in great condition. Includes: 1936 Number 1, 1937 Number 10, 1939 Number 5, 1940 Number 4 and 1940 Number 6. Murzilka measures 9 x 11 3/4" and includes No. 1 1936 and Number 3 1940, both with similar content to Chizh. Sold as a group. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Münchner Stadtadreßbuch 1937. Adreßbuch der Hauptstadt der Bewegung. Vollständiges Münchner Einwohner-, Geschäfts-, Behörden-, Vereins- und Vorortsadreßbuch. 87. Ausgabe. Nach dem Stand von Mitte Oktober 1936 auf Grund amtlicher und eigener Unterlagen bearbeitet.

      Adreßbuchverlag,, München, 1936 - München, Adreßbuchverlag, [1936]. Ca. 30,5 x 23,5 cm. 28 S., 15 S., 700 S., 9 S., 209 S., 98 S., 655 S., (1) S., 111 S., (2) S. mit perforierter Postkarte. Mit einigen Illustrationen, darunter einem Porträt. Orig.-Halbleinenband. Aus dem Inhalt u.a.: Einleitung (Max Werner: Hauptstadt der Bewegung, mit Abbildungen); Ehrenbürger, Theaterpläne, Ehren- und Jubiläumstafel alter Münchner Firmen; Einwohner und Firmen; Industrie, Handel und Gewerbe; Behörden und Vereine; Straßen und Häuser (mit Bewohnern), Vorortsadreßbuch. Einband minimal berieben. Seiten papierbedingt leicht gebräunt. Gutes Exemplar.

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        Gone With The Wind

      The Macmillan Company New York. Hardcover. First American edition, first printing. Boards have tears to spine ends and to edges and soiling toning. Content lightly toned with stain marks to page edges. Little tears to few page. Clipped Blank page. Previous owner's name to blank page. Front and rear hinge been repaired by tape. Spotting and foxing to few pages. No DJ. . Fair. 1936. First Edition.

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        L'impero coloniale fascista.

      De Agostini,, Novara, 1936 - In-folio (cm. 41), pp. 568. Con moltissime, nitide e belle illustrazioni fotografiche, ritratti, cartine geografiche ripiegate e tavole a colori fuori testo. Legatura editoriale in piena pelle con titoli in oro al piatto. Esemplare in ottimo stato di conservazione. Opera munita di un apparato iconografico davvero affascinante ed a cui contribuirono autori quali Alfredo Almagià, Amedeo Maiuri, Alessandro Pavolini, ecc. Una delle pubblicazioni più complete dell'epoca sull'impero coloniale. Non comune, soprattutto in tale stato di conservazione. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Story of Ferdinand

      Viking, 1936 An advance copy of the first edition, with "First Published September 1936 on the copyright page." The book is larger than the first edition, and has rough uncut pages. The cover also differs, with brown cloth and sections of the eventual first edition cover attached. This is obviously some sort of advance production copy, probably prepared by Viking Press for internal use. The only copy we have ever seen or heard of. It is in very good condition, with the book block lying loose in the covers. There is no evidence of glue, so the two were probably never attached. Housed in a custom-made collector&#39;s slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        Le Port de Granville.

      1936 - Aquarelle signée et datée en bas à gauche, 1936, 25.5 x 44 cm., encadrée. Jolie scène à l'intérieur du port de Granville où des marins s'affairent autour de leurs bateaux. Louis-Robert ANTRAL (13 juillet 1895-1940), fut d'abord l'élève de CORMON puis membre du Comité des Indépendants et de la Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts puis du Salon de l'Araignée. Son oeuvre figure dans plusieurs musées. Il s'attacha à peindre les paysages de Bretagne et du Cotentin. Oeuvre originale

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        I Didn't Get Over", two draft manuscripts and typescripts, with holograph corrections, for the short story.

      [Asheville, NC: Grove Park Inn, summer, 1936]. First draft: 20 leaves, various sizes (largest 330 × 214 mm), partly triple-spaced typescript with pencil holograph amendments, completed in pencil manuscript. Second draft: 9 pages (US Letter: 11 × 8.5 ins), double-spaced typescript with pencil holograph amendments. Two original drafts, the first draft and the second and final draft, for Fitzgerald's short story "I Didn't Get Over", written in summer 1936 and published in Esquire magazine that October. The most noticeable differences between the two drafts are at the beginning and end of the piece. The title is slightly changed: in the first draft, it is "I Never Got Over"; in the second, that is amended in manuscript to "I Didn't Get Over". In the story, a former army captain who failed to make it to the front in the First World War confesses his responsibility for a training-camp accident that claimed the lives of several soldiers. At the end, the second draft, Fitzgerald adds in pencil the coda that makes the identity of the army captain clear: "I was that captain, and when I rode up to join my company he acted as if he'd never seen me before. It kind of threw me off—because I used to love this place. Well—good night." The summer of 1936 was a difficult one for Fitzgerald. From February to April 1936, he had published the essays in Esquire magazine that are now well known as The Crack-Up, the articles that helped invent confessional journalism, in which he revealed the collapse of his life and his hopes, and his determination to save himself with his art. A year or so later, he would begin work on his last, unfinished novel, The Last Tycoon. From the collection of James B. Hurley. In 1936, having just graduated from Brown University with a BA in English, Hurley left his hometown of Providence, RI and went to North Carolina looking for work. He answered a classified ad to do some typing and found himself employed by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Hurley typed Fitzgerald's manuscripts, which were written in longhand, on a Remington portable designed for double-spaced work. Fitzgerald wanted his his first drafts triple-spaced in order to edit between his lines, so Hurley turned the roller and carriage by hand to provide three spaces. Hurley worked for Fitzgerald for nine months, at the end of which Fitzgerald inscribed three of his novels to Hurley and presented him with the manuscripts of two short stories, this and the Civil War story, "The End of Hate". Both were sold at auction, Sotheby's New York, 4 Dec. 1996, the present two drafts as lot 88. The story was first published in book form in the posthumous collection Afternoon of an Author (1957).

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        Was soll mit den Juden geschehen? Praktische Vorschläge von Julius Streicher und Adolf Hitler

      Paris, Editions du Carrefour, 1936 - Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlagseinband (Steifumschlag / Broschur / Kartoneinband 8vo im Format 15,2 x 23 cm) mit Deckeltitel. 94 Seiten, mit 12 - teilseise ganzseitigen - Fotoabbildungen auf Kunstdruckpapier. - Aus dem Inhalt: Vorbemerkung - Julius Streicher zeichnet sein Selbstportrait (Gauleiter und Pornograph / Julius Streicher verplappert sich / "Er nahm einen Strick und erhängte sich" / Der Stürmer im Kampf mit der Wahrheit / Carduso, Garibaldi, Masaryk und der Prince of Wales / "Stürmer"-Humor) - Was will Julius Streicher? (Die Juden als Volk und Rasse / Was soll mit den Juden geschehen?) - Julius Streicher als Erzieher der Jugend (Kinder lesen den "Stürmer"? / "Was die kleine Erna in ihrem Schulaufsatz zu sagen weiß") - Der "Stürmer" erteilt Geschichtsunterricht (König David, der verzückte Harfenspieler und Karl der Große, der Sachsenschlächter / Geschichtsquellen des "Stürmer" / Noch eine Geschichtsquelle / Inhalt und Absicht der Fälschung) - Der "Stürmer" im Kampf gegen "Judenfreunde" und gegen die christliche Kirche (Judenknechte und Judenbastarde / Der Gott der christlichen Kirche, ein "blutrünstiger Judenmoloch") - Streichers Triumph (Vom Pornographen zum Gesetzgeber des Dritten Reiches / Das Judengesetz / Was ist Rassenschande? / Wer ist Arier? / Wie das Judengesetz vorbereitet wurde / Der "Stürmer" greift in die Justiz ein) - "Der Kampf geht weiter!" - Und was sagt Adolf Hitler selbst dazu? (Adolf Hitlers "Wandlung zum Antisemiten" / "Das treibende Motiv" / "Der tödlichste Gegner" / Und wenn die Juden vertrieben sind, was dann?). - Der Verfasser zitiert und geht u.a. auf folgende im "Stürmer" abgehandelte Themen ein: "Weltgangster Alljuda, Ringen um eine Lösung der Judenfrage, riesiges Konzentrationslager auf Madagaskar, "Stürmergeist in der Schule", Gefährlichkeit der jüdischen Rasse, das internationale Judentum eine Gefahr für die gesamte weiße Rasse, Ringen mit der Weltpest, Wirkung des "Stürmers" auf deutsche Kinderseelen, geldgierige Talmudjuden, kleine Schulmädel in Hitler-Deutschland antisemitisch erzogen, Kampf zwischen Juden und germanischen Menschen, Finanzjuden in Zürich, russische Judenhetze, jüdisches Weltherrschaftsprogramm, jüdische Weltverschwörung gegen das deutsche Volk, Judenziel: rassenvermanschte Völker, Vollblutjuden in Mannheim, jüdischer Terror gegen Deutsche, rücksichtsloser Talmudjude, fanatischer Kämpfer für die Rassenreinheit, Reinheit der deutschen Frau, Judenstädtchen Kitzingen, Gier der Juden nach dem deutschen Weibe, negroide Juden mit krausen Negerhaaren, Zimmeranmietung zum Zweck der Rassenschändung, Trieb des Juden zum nichtjüdischen Weibe aus angeborener Geschlechtsgier, planmäßige Schändung nichtjüdischer Frauen, Freimaurer Garibaldi und sein Judenkorps, für Deutschland gefallene Juden im 1.Weltkrieg: meistens Mischlinge, Unmenge jüdische Kriegsgewinnler 1914-1918, der halbjüdische Heldengreis Masaryk, Talmud-Pflicht des Juden zur Schändung christlicher Frauen, Schändung unzähliger Christenmädels nach Talmudweisung, geweihter Synagogenwein mit Menschenblut gefärbt, Kleinanzeige: Unterricht in Talmudkniffen mit Preisermäßigung für Homosexuelle, Verbleib einer Schikse in der Mispoche, Judenknechte und Judenbastarde, Kampf der Getreuen in der SA gegen die Trabanten Alljudas, ohne Lösung der Judenfrage keine Erlösung Deutschlands, Rassenschande". Als "Beispiele für das geistige und moralische Niveau Julius Streichers und seines Stürmers" werden sehr viele "Stürmer"-Originaltexte angeführt, z.B.: "Die beiden Vollblutjuden und Direktoren der Süddeutschen Metallwarenfabrik in Musssbach/Pfalz sind in der hiesigen Gegend als große Nazihasser bekannt. Um den jüdischen Terror noch wirksamer gestalten zu können, ließen die beiden "daitschen" Staatsbürger jüdischer Rasse den Berliner Juden Rudolf Mendel (früher Mendelssohn) kommen . . " - Gutes Exemplar, weitere Beschreibung s.Nr.22465! Bitte beachten Sie: Auf Grund der besonderen Versandkostenvorgaben vom ZVAB und Abebooks, kann [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        What Vermont Means to N.Y.: Three Views.. Norman Thomas - C. Hathaway . .

      New York: Vermont Federation of Labor, 1936. Lithograph poster. 21.5 x 14.25 inches. Losses to lower margin and upper corners. Mounted on linen. Announcing a three-part lecture delivered by Socialist Norman Thomas, C. Hathaway, and John C. Lawson, President of the Vermont Federation of Labor, held on Friday, March 27, 1936. The lectures and this poster were in response to the Procter Marble Company's attempt to evict striking marble workers and their families from company housing. The illustration here, "drawn in a big hurry--it had to be," shows a woman and her four children, including a babe in arms, looking back at their retreated footsteps leading to a pile of abandoned furniture, including a bed, table, armoir, and chairs. Below the group of figures Kent has written "In the Name of the Great Jehovah and the Continental Congress."

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        The General.

      London: Michael Joseph Ltd.,, 1936. Octavo. Original red-brown red cloth, titles to spine in silver, yellow endpapers. With the dust jacket. An exceptional copy in the bright dust jacket very slightly rubbed along extremities, the spine toned and lightly marked with a hint of fraying to foot, the rear panel faintly dust-soiled with a couple of very short nicks to bottom edge. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to "Michael Joseph. Not the onlie begetter but nearly so. from C. S. Forester" on the title-page. A superb association copy, most recently in the collection of military historian and journalist Max Hastings, and mentioned in his introduction to the new edition published by HarperCollins in 2015. As renewed conflict with Germany became increasingly likely, the strategic failures of the British high command during the Great War were being dissected with increasing fervour, notably in the writings of Liddell Hart, whose "denunciations of 1914-18 commanders' myopia, and assertions of their culpability, won favour with some important people, including Lloyd George, Winston Churchill - and C. S. Forester. The strategic guru's vision pervades the novelist's tale about an officer who rises to high rank in the First World War. Forester was encouraged to write it by Michael Joseph, a flamboyant and gifted publisher. Joseph Â… had served on the Western Front as an officer in the Machine-Gun Corps Â… In 1936 he had just started his own publishing house, which thereafter midwifed all Forester's work" (Hastings). The 1930s were a difficult decade for London publishers, with many established houses experiencing financial difficulties or closing down. The success of The General was important in ensuring the viability of Joseph's new venture.

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        Sagittarius Rising

      Published by Peter Davies Ltd., 30 Henrietta Street, London Second Impression August 1936 [First Edition June 1936]. Second impression hard back binding in publisher's original grey marl cloth covers, navy blue title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 8'' x 6''. Contains [viii] 332 printed pages of text. Fox spotting to the closed text block edges. Very Good condition book in Good condition dust wrapper with 10 mm piece of paper missing across the top of the spine, age darkening of the paper to the spine and edges, not price clipped 8/6, identical to the first edition dust wrapper with 'Master Mariner' review to the rear panel. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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