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        Gone with the Wind

      The Macmillan Company 1936 - First edition, first printing, with "Published May, 1936" on the copyright page. Fine, in a Near Fine first issue dust jacket with Gone with the Wind placed in the second column of books listed on the rear panel; $3.00 price intact on bottom corner of front flap, top corner clipped. Cloth is sharp and bright. Dust jacket shows light edge wear along the top edge, with light chipping to the front and rear panels; light rubbing at folds; light dimpling to spine; rear panel lightly rubbed. A remarkably well preserved copy, in a stunning dust jacket. Housed in a custom folding case. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        A PAPERMAKING PILGRIMAGE TO JAPAN, KOREA AND CHINA. [First & Only Signed, Limite

      New York 1936, Pynson. Half leather over boards, 148p., very. good, 50 tipped-in paper samples, 68 b. w. photos, index,. printed on Shogun paper, no slipdase. A MARVELOUS WORK !. FIRST & ONLY LIMITED NUMBERED & SIGNED EDITION OF 370 COPIES. A MAJOR STUDY OF FAR EASTERN HANDMADE PAPERS WITH SAMPLES FIRST AND ONLY LIMITED, NUMBERED EDITION OF 370 COPIES, and SIGNED BY DARD HUNTER [1883-1966]. * An exceptionally rare and important primary source. It covers, compares & contrasts the three major paper-making cultures of Eastern Asia. Written by the premier authority on handmade papers. This scholarly monograph, addresses papermaking materials, moulds. Documenting his personal pilgrimage to the various papermaking villages, variety of papers, with copious bibliography. * With lucid descriptions of the illustrations with full commentaries and descriptions of the hand made paper samples of which there are 50 tipped in to the text. * This copy is signed by the publisher, Elmer Adler, with a binding specially designed by Gerhard Gerlach. * This is a landmark work, covering in great detail the hand-made paper cultures of Japan, China & Korea. Including bamboo papers, methods, villages, photos of techniques, materials and a host of other useful and valuable Asian paper-making subjects. * Color scans can be sent by email. . Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

      [Bookseller: Rare Oriental Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        What Vermont Means to N.Y.: Three Views..

      New York: Amalgamated Union Label LIP & BA, 1936. First Edition. One of Kent's politically-motivated productions, this 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." Original poster, offset lithographed in black on white stock, measuring 56x37cm. (22 x 14.5"). Dustsoiling to extremities, fairly discrete tape repair to verso extremities, a few small, shallow losses to corners and left-hand edge, none affecting image. Good and sound.

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        UNFAMILIAR LAFCADIO HEARN. By Kenneth P. Kirkwood.

      Tokyo 1936, Hokuseido. Blue cloth, facsimile dust jacket,97p. b.w. photos. FIRST & ONLY LIMITED EDITION OF 500 COPIES. FIRST AND ONLY LIMITED EDITION OF 500 COPIES Excellent biographical source, covering the lesser known facets of Hearn and his circle. This work fills the gaps in the portrait of his life and character which have been left untouched. First comes "the important phase of Hearn's transition from a frustrated career in the West to a career of fulfillment and relative happiness in the East." The crucial turning point in his life is described somewhat in detail, with the reasons & methods of Hearn's journey to the Orient. Other chapters comprise a study of one special aspect of Hearn's character, namely his profound love for animals. Also an attempt to reveal Hearn as a literary craftsman and poet. * BAL 105 * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not always be the exact photo of the copy in stock for sale at any given time. If you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email. . Photos of most of our books are posted to our .

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        Left Wings Over Europe: or How to Make a War About Nothing

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1936. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and front board in black, top edge red. With the dust jacket. Contents mildly foxed, an excellent copy with bright, in the unclipped jacket with toned spine and some chips and nicks to extremities. First edition, first impression.

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        BUXTEHUDE. "Ansicht von Buxtehude. von der Höhe der Brillenburg aus". Gesamtansicht.

      - Altkol. Lithographie auf China von Anderson bei Speckter, Hamburg, dat. 1936, 19 x 30,5 cm. Die sehr seltene Ansicht in einem tadellosen, breitrandigen Exemplar.

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        Les yeux fertiles.

      Paris, G.L.M. 1936. 88, (5) pp. With 5 plates by Picasso. Printed wrappers. Front cover with trace of folding, otherwise a very good copy.. Presentation copy with dedication from Eluard to the Danish writer Vilhelm Bjerke Petersen. One of 200 copies H.C., numbered 1301-1500, this is no. 1464

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        Thomas Cranmer of Canterbury

      London: Oxford University Press, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Signed by Williams on the title page in black ink. 75 p. Red cloth with silver lettering. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. Bottom edge of cloth rubbed, some light foxing to endpapers. Jacket price intact, light foxing and edge wear, a bit of toning to spine panel, small crease on back panel. A signed play from the British author best-known for his supernatural novels All Hallows' Eve, Descent Into Hell, and War in Heaven. A member of the Inklings, he also wrote on theology and a variety of subjects.

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        Stunden im Garten. Eine Idylle.

      Wien, Fischer, 1936 Kl.8°, 63 (1) S, Kart. , Einbd.-Rücken gebräunt u. m. Klebstreifen verstärkt. Frontdeckel etwas fleckig, Postkarte ausklappbar eingeklebt. 7.-12. Auflage. Mit eingeklebter handschriftliche signierter Postkarte mit maschinegeschrieben Text von Hesse. Das Buch mit einer Widmung von Hesse. Der Postkartentext vom 13. X. 1941 an Herrn Rudolf Müller in Basel: «Sehr geehrter Herr Dr. Mit Rücksicht auf Ihre Augen. danke ich nur kurz für Ihren lieben Brief. der mir Freude machte. Ja. der junge Mann in jenem Antiquariat war ich. Der andre war Julius Baur. ein alter Junggeselle. in den alten und mehreren neuen Sprachen sehr belesen. grosser Bücherfreund. grosser Wanderer. und einer der anspruchslosesten. lautersten und gütigsten Menschen. ich ich gekant [sic] hbe [sic]. Ich sehe noch das stille. sanft ironische Lächeln. mit dem er zuweilen die Ergüsse meiner jugendlich-optimistischen Weltanschauung hinnahm. Er war damals etwa 50 Jahre alt und hat nur noch wenige Jahre gelebt. Seien Sie mit guten Wünschen gegrüsst von Ihrem H. Hesse». - Der 22-jährige Hesse fand 1899 eine Stelle in der Reich´schen Buchhandlung an der Freien Strasse (heute findet sich dort ein Uhren- und Schmuckgeschäft). Später wechselte er ins Buchantiquariat von Wattenwyl am Pfluggässlein (welches abgerissen wurde). Zum mageren Lohn von 110 Franken im Monat verschaffte sich Hesse kleinere Zusatzverdienste mit Artikeln und Rezensionen für verschiedene Zeitungen. auch für die «Basler Nachrichten». Trotzdem musste er Ende Monat oft sein Essen im einfachen Gasthaus der Schmiedenzunft einnehmen. denn. so schreibt er in seinem Gedicht «Schmiedenzunft»: «zu Schmieden isst man gut und billig». Versand D: 20,00 EUR Signierte Bücher Hesse, Hermann Deutsche Literatur

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        GLI ALBI DEI TRE PORCELLINI. Pubblicazione mensile.

      Milano, Edizioni Walt Disney - Mondadori, 1936. In folio, mz. pelle mod., dorso a cordoni con tit. oro su due tasselli. Raccolta di 8 albi, i primi 6 in formato mm. 395x265, gli ultimi 2 di mm. 390x250, ciasc. con 16 pp. a colori. Di questa Collana, che pubblicava in avventure complete le serie americane edite ne ?"Il Giornale dei Tre Porcellini?", disponiamo dei seguenti albi, tutti apparsi nel 1936 (Anno I): - n. 1 (29 febbraio) "Audax alla caccia del bandito Sling". Copertina sciupata, restauri per manc. marginali su alc. pagg.; segni di ruggine vicino ai punti metallici; con qualche strappetto e lievi aloni margin. - n. 2 (20 aprile) "Nel paese dei Cupidini". Ben conservato. - n. 3 (20 maggio) "Robin Hood". Lievi aloni e piccoli strappetti margin. alla cop. e al testo, altrim. ben conservato. - n. 4 (20 giugno) "Gianni Giramondo - Alla ricerca dei diamanti nella Guiana". Avventure del piccolo fotografo della spedizione Jupiter. Ben conservato. - n. 5 (20 luglio) "Le Aquile del Pacifico". Col drammatico viaggio di Guido e Dora dal Perù misterioso all?'Isola di Fuego il Pirata. Piccoli restauri alla cop. per strappi; lievi fiorit., altrim. ben conservato. - n. 6 (20 agosto) "Piero Pat." Straordinarie avventure d?'un ragazzo all?'antico Castello dell?'Oro. Strappetti margin. alla cop. (alcuni restaur.); lieve alone al margine infer. di 14 pp., altrim. ben conservato. - n. 7bis (20 settembre) "Tim e Tom nella giungla africana". Lievi fiorit. margin., altrimenti ben conservato. - n. 11bis (20 novembre) "Tim e Tom nel cuore del Tongo". Cop. rifilata, altrimenti ben conservato.

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        Lawrence of Arabia.

      Corvinus Press 1936 - One of 128 numbered copies, this one unnumbered and possibly one of the 3 or an extra for the exclusive use of the printer. Set in 18 pt Centaur type with Arrigihi Italic and printed on a hand press, on hand made paper watermarks 'Hand Made' and "FJ Head' which was a watermark used by Barcham Green after they took over FJ Head papermerchants. 4to., bound by Sangorski in original half linen with hand made paper covered boards, gilt borders. Boards bit darkened, a couple of areas of rubbing and bumped at corners. Printing of two speeches about Lawrence made at lunch given in his memory a month after his death: The Artist in War and Lettersby Liddell Hart and Himself by Storrs. This would appear to be a binder's copy, and extra to the edition of 128. The binding by Sangorski is the same as other copies but without the gilt press device, which is compatible with it being a copy for practice by the binder. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: SOPHIE SCHNEIDEMAN RARE BOOKS, ABA, ILAB]
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        Liquid-propellant rocket development.

      Smithsonian, Washington DC 1936 - Goddard, Robert H. (1882-1945). Liquid-propellant rocket development. 10pp. 6 plate leaves. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1936. 246 x 163 mm. Original printed wrappers; preserved in a cloth drop-back box. Fine copy. From the library of aviation and aerospace pioneer Theodore von Kármán (1881-1963), with his stamp and docketing on the front wrapper. Front wrapper inscribed "Nat’l Research Council," with stamp beneath reading "Division of Chemistry and Chemical Technology." First Edition. "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). The secretive Goddard published only two papers on rocketry, "A Method of Reaching Extreme Altitudes" (1919) and the present work. The remainder of his work was documented in patents. This copy is from the library of aeronautics pioneer Theodore von Kármán, who in addition to directing the Jet Propulsion Laboratory at Caltech was also the founder of the Aerojet Engineering Corporation, one of the industrial giants of the jet age. "At Caltech, Karman and his students laid the foundations for aerodynamic design leading to supersonic flight" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Gone With the Wind

      New York: Macmillan Company,, 1936. [together with:] Margaret Mitchell and Her Novel Gone with the Wind. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1936. Small octavo (pp. 22). Original cream-coloured wrappers (stapled as issued). 2 portraits of Mitchell. Contemporary ownership inscription at head of cover. Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles and decoration to front board and spine in dark blue, top edge pale brown, others untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Price-clipped jacket with a few nicks, chips and closed-tears, a little wear at fore-edge where the panels wrap around the boards, paper of rear pastedown partially split with mesh showing through, otherwise a very good copy. First edition, first printing, in the first state dust jacket listing this title second in the right-hand column on the rear panel. Loosely inserted is a small promotional booklet issued by Macmillan and "compiled in response to a flood of requests from readers all over the country for information about the author and her book".

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        Gone with the Wind

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. Like New. First edition, first printing, with "Published May, 1936" on the copyright page. Fine, in a Near Fine first issue dust jacket with Gone with the Wind placed in the second column of books listed on the rear panel; $3.00 price intact on bottom corner of front flap, top corner clipped. Cloth is sharp and bright. Dust jacket shows light edge wear along the top edge, with light chipping to the front and rear panels; light rubbing at folds; light dimpling to spine; rear panel lightly rubbed. A remarkably well preserved copy, in a stunning dust jacket. Housed in a custom folding case.

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        HORTENSIUS FRIEND OF NERO

      London: Lovat Dickson, 1936., 1936. First edition. Author's first book. Limited to 125 copies signed by the author and the illustrator, John Farleigh. Lightly rubbed at head and toe of spine, and a little uneven sunning to the spine and front cover, else very good in transparent cellulose acetate protective dust jacket. Set in Imperial Rome, this is the diary of Marcus Hortensius, a middle-aged, wealthy, respected Roman citizen in the months immediately following the execution of Paul, founder of the Christian Church. "That this is a work of such quiet beauty and power comes as no surprise to those familiar with her more recent and famous work. That she, or any writer, should have been this accomplished in her first published work is impressive beyond words."

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        Hortensius, Friend of Nero

      London: Lovat Dickson,, 1936. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled, ends lightly faded, edges slightly rubbed, tips a little worn. An excellent copy in the toned jacket with a few shallow chips and nicks to extremities, minor loss to spine ends, and front panel skilfully reattached to joint of spine. First edition, first impression of the author's first book in the scarce jacket. Inscribed by the author on the first blank: "Best wishes, Edith Pargeter.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Olympia 1936. Die Olympischen Spiele 1936. Albumtext, Bildauswahl und Bildbeschriftung: Carl Graf Norman. Mit 321 originalen schwarz-weiß Fotos zu den Olympischen Sommerspielen in Berlin.

      - 93 Seiten, 25x32cm, Leinen, Mit 321 Fotosammelbilder (komplett), Kosmos, Dresden 1936. Eines der seltensten Sammelbilderalbum zu der Olympiade 1936. Mit original schwarz-weiß Photos 12 Großfotos (16x21 cm), die anderen Fotos in der Größe 6x9 und 4,5x6. Dekorativer Leineneinband. Innen leicht stockfleckig; Einband leicht gelockert. Zustand: C 1300 gr [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        OLYMPIA. FEST DER SCHÖNHEIT. Zweiter Film von den Olympischen Spielen Berlin 1936. Gestaltet von Leni Riefenstahl. Tobis. ZWEITES PRESSEHEFT.

      - Berlin, Leipzig, Tobis Filmkunst G.m.b.H., 1936; ca. 31,2 cm (4°). Innentitel: OLYMPIA / Der Film von den XI. Olympischen Spielen Berlin 1936 / Gewidmet dem Wiederbegründer der Olympischen Spiele / Baron Pierre des Coubertin zur Ehre und zum Ruhme der Jugend der Welt. - Seitlich geheftetes, dunkel-karmin-farbenes Original-Kartonage-Presseheft mit Deckeltitel in weißer Negativ-Schrift; enthält 32 einseitig s.-w. bedruckte und numerierte Blätter mit seitlicher Loch-Perforation zum Abtrennen (erstes und letztes Blatt bereits (sorgsam) abgetrennt!). - Inhalt: Seiten 1 - 4: Titelblatt (dieses mit Gummistempel des TOBIS Pressedienstes Leipzig am Unterrand) und Vorspann zum Film; S. 5 Mitteilung an die Schriftleitungen; S. 6: Inhaltsverzeichnis; S. 7 - 9: Kleine Biographien von Mitarbeitern am Olympia-Film: "E-F-L-N-S-T" (Ertl, Frentz, Lantschner, Neubert, Scheib, Traut); Teil II.: Fest der Schönheit: Inhaltsangabe und Beschreibung; Werner Gärtner (Pressereferent des Reichssportführers): Schönheit im Olympischen Kampf (S. 12); Fest der Schönheit: Frohbotschaft der Jugend! / Der Olympia-Film und die Frauen (S. 13 u. 14); "Ihr reitet auch ohne Kopf weiter!" / Der dramatische Kampf im "Wangenheim-Teich" beim Military (sign. K.B.; S. 15); Was der Olympia-Film zeigt: Harte Gesellen in schnellen Booten / Die Kamera schaut in die Rennboote / Bilder von unbeschreiblicher Schönheit (sign. W.S.; SS. 16 u. 17); Dr. med. Ferenz Csik: "Fest der Schönheit" / Eine Offenbarung! (SS. 18 u. 19); Das Olympia-Lied an die Freude / Humor im "Fest der Schönheit" (SS. 20 u. 21); Olympiafilm im Urteil des Auslandes / "Ein Dokument des Friedens" (SS. 22 u. 23); es folgt Teil 3 mit den 42 vorangestellten Pressefoto-Texten (SS. 24 u. 25) und den abschließend dargestellten Presse-Photos in Verkleinerung (meist ca. 8,5 x 6,5 cm; SS. 26 bis 32). - Heft wohl gebraucht aber noch in gutem Zustand; erstes und letztes Blatt herausgetrennt, liegen beide innen bei; Verklebung des Vorderdeckels über seitl. Heftung zum ersten Blatt hin eingerissen; Ecken und Kanten etwas bestoßen, über den Rücken leichte Büge; Kartonage-Umschlag etwas fleckig; ebenso Innendeckel; durchgängiger oberer Eckbug; ein Blatt mit oberem Eckknick; Inhalt papierbedingt gering gebräunt. - Zwischen Teil II und Teil III deutet Karton-Rest mit Perforation innerhalb der Klammerheftung auf eine dort wohl ehemals entnommene Berechtigungskarte (Eintrittskarte?) hin. - Ansonsten scheint das Heft komplett und dürfte in seiner Erhaltung - von evtl. noch vorhandenen (?) Archivbeständen abgesehen - ein Unikat darstellen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Absalom, Absalom! (Limited edition binding)

      Random House 1936 - With 1936 publication on full title page and 1936 on copyright date, no other printing information, and "EH" at the bottom of the copyright page. Original green cloth quarter binding with matching decorative paper over boards, gilt titles and lines on spine, top edge gilt, 384 pages, chronology, genealogy, folding map of Jefferson. This must be a variant edition. Its has the same binding as the signed limited edition but this copy is NOT SIGNED by William Faulkner. Without dust jacket as issued. Tight and square. Hinges are fine. Spine lettering fairly bright. Some age toning to the edges. Tips lightly tapped. Tiny soil spot at spine. An unusual edition of this title. A very good plus copy. See photos. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rob Warren Books]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1936 - 1936 Wisden - Original Hardback - Presentation Copy

      1936. Hi, This lot is a 1936 Original Hardback Wisden in Very Good Condition, excellent for the year. It also had the added bonus of being a presentation copy, signed by WH Brookes (Editor) to future editor Norman Preston which makes the book very unique. Wisden chaaged materials in 1933 and the quality of the books suffered as a result, hence why 1933-1936 seem a lot more faded than the early 1920s Hardbacks. The gilt to the front and spine is ever so slightly fading as per the year and the boards are dulled, this book however is a lot better than an average 1936. Odd mark to the boards. Internally it is a nice and bright book, very yellow pastedowns and titlepage and clean inside. The hinges are strong. Old address sticker to the first page and removable post-it-note stating the endorsement. The previous owner had a bat bookmark inserted loosly froma paperback. Internally very good without restoration with an excellent photoplate.

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        Unsterbliche Gefolgschaft

      H.A.Braun & Co., 1936 - 32 Seiten Geheft in gutem Zustand Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 100 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Pigskin Parade (Original screenplay for the 1936 film)

      Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1936. Final script for the 1936 film. Included is an 8 x 10 publicity still of Tony Martin, Judy Garland, and Jack Haley, dated 1936, with a credit for the film and production studio. Judy Garland's first feature film, to be followed only three years later by "The Wizard of Oz" (1939). Bessie and Winston "Slug" Winters (Kelly and Haley) are married college football coaches. They discover a hillbilly farmhand and his sister (Erwin and Garland), the melon-tossing farmhand joining the team as their star quarterback. Nominated for an Academy Award (Best Actor in a Supporting Role, 1937). Blue studio wrappers, noted as FINAL on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped production No. 162, dated Aug. 7, 1936. Distribution page present, with receipt removed. Title page present, with credits for screenwriters Conselman, Tugend, and Yellen. 150 leaves, mimeograph, with blue revision pages throughout, dated 8/6/36. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Good bound internally with three gold brads (now encapsulated in mylar). Publicity still Near Fine.

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        PALE BLUE NIGHTGOWN

      Corvinus Press, 1936]., 1936. First edition. 8vo. One of 60 copies printed on Portal 'Whitechurch' paper, numbered and signed by the author. This being copy 17. Queen's Quorum 73a says "An equally remarkable story by Mr. Golding --- dealing with that form of intolerance called murder --- also appeared first in a limited edition, this time of 60 copies for public sale, all signed by the author." This book is considered as a companion piece to Golding's Luigi of Catanzaro published in London in 1926, and Queen's Quorum title 73, with the first appearance in book form also privately printed, in an edition limited to 100 copies, all signed by the author. Copies in first edition are seldom available for sale with Pale Blue Nightgown being much scarcer than Luigi of Catanzaro. This copy bound in quarter blue leather and gray cloth with all four corners bound in blue leather and titles stamped in gold gilt on the spine. Affixed to the front fly leaf is a statement of provenance advising that this copy came from the library of Ellery Queen. Former owner's armorial bookplate on front pastedown sheet, blue spine panel lightly sunned, else a near fine copy of a rare Queen's Quorum title selection.

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        \" Deutschland \"

      Verlag Volk und Reich Berlin Erscheinungsjahr 1936 Format Folio - Deutsche Erstausgabe , 260 Seiten mit teils halb - und ganzseitigen ( einige doppelseitig! ) Schwarz- Weiß - und Farbaufnahmen, diverse Fotomontagen, 1 ausklappbare Tafel von anonyme Fotografen und Illustratoren , Originalganzleinen mit Deckeltitel, Einband etwas fleckig mit einer roten Krakelei vorn, Buchblock sehr gut , Erhaltung äußerlich 2 - und innen 2 + Versand D: 5,00 EUR 3. ReichDrittes

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        Berliner Illustrirte Zeitung: 45. Jahrgang 1936: Heft 1 - 52 ( 2. Januar - 29. Dezember 1936 ). In 2 Bänden aufgebunden.

      Ullstein Berlin 1936 Mit 2144 Seiten, der 45. Jahrgang hiermit vollständig vorliegend. Mit tausenden von schwarz-weißen Abbildungen und Illustrationen, alle Bereiche des politischen, täglichen, kulturellen, wirtschaftlichen, sportlichen, militärischen Lebens darstellend in Wort und Bild. Jeweils in braunem Halbleinen der Zeit mit marmorierten Buchdeckeln und goldgeprägten Einbandrücken, Folio ( 37,5 x 27,5 cm ). Einbände etwas berieben, Ecken und Kanten gering bestoßen. Innen Papier durchgehend leicht gebräunt, wenige Seiten gering fleckig, wenige Seiten leicht angeknickt, einige Seiten mit kleiner Beschädigung im rechten weißen Außenrand. Insgesamt guter Zustand. - selten - ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 8000 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Berlin, Illustrierte Zeitung, Berliner Illustrierte Zeitung, Drittes Reich, NSDAP; Politik, Nationalsozialismus, 1936, Olympia, Olympiade, Google. Illustrierte

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1936 - 1936 Wisden - Original Hardback - Presentation Copy.

      1936 - Hi, This lot is a 1936 Original Hardback Wisden in Very Good Condition, excellent for the year. It also had the added bonus of being a presentation copy, signed by WH Brookes (Editor) to future editor Norman Preston which makes the book very unique. Wisden chaaged materials in 1933 and the quality of the books suffered as a result, hence why 1933-1936 seem a lot more faded than the early 1920s Hardbacks. The gilt to the front and spine is ever so slightly fading as per the year and the boards are dulled, this book however is a lot better than an average 1936. Odd mark to the boards. Internally it is a nice and bright book, very yellow pastedowns and titlepage and clean inside. The hinges are strong. Old address sticker to the first page and removable post-it-note stating the endorsement. The previous owner had a bat bookmark inserted loosly froma paperback. Internally very good without restoration with an excellent photoplate. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A World I Never Made

      Vanguard Press, 1936. Stated first edition. Cream cloth binding, maroon titles, decoration and topstain. Inscribed "To Harry Clark..." and dated on ffep. Book overall very good plus with cloth darkened at gutters, pastedowns glue-darkened. Else a solid copy. DJ very good minus with a short tear inexplicably repaired with masking/duck tape, age-darkened and sunned at spine. Price of $2.50 intact. 508 pp.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Book.

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        S.S. POTSDAM VISIT TO SHANGHAI, 1936.

      [Shanghai 1936, S.S. Potsdam. A ship menu together with 8. early period photo color & b.w. postcards of Shanghai, menu:. 15.5 x 22.8 cm., color illustrated cover,contents in English. & German, 6 b.w. photos & a stereo-view,all very clean nice.. NICE MEMORABILIA OF A VISIT TO SHANGHAI This is a nice group of mementos of a 1936 visit to Shanghai. * The group consists of the color cover menu with the dinner listed in both English & German, dated April 22, 1936, back cover blank. * Together with 8 lovely period photo post cards, 7 small b.w. photos of Shanghai area, and one stereoview of Shanghai. Sold as a group only. . THE POSTCARDS: All cards are very clean, bright condition: . a. "GREETINGS FROM SHANGHAI" shows three smaller collotype blue photos, with English captions: Chinese cutter; Entrance to the old City; Chinese water coolie. The front has a penned message in English, verso shows a 1909 post mark with an American 1 cent stamp plus message, addressed to a Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps. Blue ink collotype. . b. "THE WATER WAGON, SHANGHAI." A photo by Denniston & Sullivan [Shanghai]. Shows a b.w. collotype photo of a Chinese coolie standing in the river, with two buckets on his shoulder with a bamboo pole. The back shows address in Seattle, and a brief message from a U.S. sailor on the U.S.S. Tennessee, dated Dec. 19, 1909. Black & white collotype. . c. "SHANGHAI THE BUND. No. 20." Hand tinted color collotype photo, shows the Bund, with rickshaws and strollers, the old waterfront foreign buildings to the left. Back is blank. A Japanese card. Hand-colored collotype. . d. "BARBER AT WORK. CHINESE HAVE THEIR EARS CLEANED BY THE BARBER." Shows a sepia type photo of a Chinese man in a long queue, the barber has a long braided queue wrapped around his head. Back is blank. Published in Shanghai, Kuhn & Komor, Art curios, Palace Hotel. Looks like a sepia-type or collotype. . e. "FRUIT SELLER." Sepia type photo. Shows a Chinese fruit seller with two large baskets of apples and his shoulder bamboo pole, three other Chinese customers inspect the fruit. Of special interest the middle Chinese holds a falcon, and his friend holds a falcon feather fan, the 3rd Chinese wears eye glasses, all three have long queues two wrapped around their heads, the other not. Nice photo ! Back is blank, Shanghai published, Kuhn & Komor, Art curios, Palace Hotel. Looks like a sepia-type or collotype. . f. "85 GERMAN CONSULATE, SHANGHAI." A color collotype photo back unused, very clean, published by: Tabaqeria Filipina, Shanghai, 39-40 Nanking Rd. Hand-colored collotype, red, blue, orange. . g. LOOKING INTO SHANGHAI, SEEN FROM TEH WHANGPOO. Glossy photo, from Putong area. Shows a large steamer, and 3 small sampans, and lots of goods stacked up on other vessels moored on Putong island. A nice panoramic view of the Shanghai Bund in the background and its large buildings. Verso says: "Kinghill trading Company, Shanghai [China] P.O. Box 276. Else blank on back. Glossy photo-type. . h. SHANGHAI -CHINESE TEA-HOUSE, NANKING ROAD. A lovely view of the famous tea-house. Published by Kamogawa & Co. on the front, back is blank. Collotype. * SEVEN SMALL B.W. SILVER GELATIN-TYPE ORIGINAL PHOTOS OF SHANGHAI: Each photo is exceptionally clean, 10.8 x 5.3 cm., most with English captions, very good condition, no flaws: . i. "VIEW FROM PUBLIC GARDEN SHANGHAI" . j. "ACROSS SOOCHOW CREEK SHANGHAI" . k. This may be the SHANGHAI RACE COURSE . l. Statue in the Park. . m. Great Wall of China. . n. CHINA JUNK WHANGPO RIVER . o. CHINA SAWMILL, SHANGHAI . ---A STEREO VIEW OF SHANGHAI: . p. Keyston & Co., view # V23928. Caption reads: "FROM THE IMPERIAL BANK NORTH ALONG WHANGPOO RIVER, SHANGHAI, CHINA." Undated, but most of these are ca. 1905-1906. Very clean condition, no flaws. *** Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

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        Lithograph proofs for Lavengro.

      1936. Octavo. 16 original lithograph plates, 4 lithograph endpaper proofs. Housed in a custom pink linen folder and patterned paper-covered slipcase. Proofs in fine condition; slipcase mildly toned and with some tears. Presentation copy from Freedman to Jack Beddington, best known for his publicity work for Shell-Mex and BP during the 1930s. With a holograph note from Freedman laid-in ("With love from Barnett"), and one of the endpaper proofs inscribed by him on the rear, noting the contents of the folder, and the date. After the Second World War, Beddington and Barnett Freedman helped launch the Lyons' Lithograph series. A lovely set of plate proofs and endpapers for George Borrow's Lavengro; this edition was published in 1936 for the Limited Editions Club of New York.

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        The Nonesuch Century. An Appraisal, a Personal Note and a Bibliography of the first hundred books issued by the Press 1923-1934.

      London: Nonesuch Press, 1936. No.440 of 750 copies. Frontispiece portrait of the owner Francis Meynell by Eric Gill, 67 illustrations of devices, bindings, title-pages & texts, 46 original leaves from the books tipped in, usually being reset and printed or stencilled by the original printers of the books from which they have been taken. Printed at the Cambridge University Press by Walter Lewis. Folio, original green buckram with black and gilt spine label, in the rare original dust jacket. Top edge spotted, slight browning to endpapers, dust jacket with some closed tears on flaps and bottom of spine, otherwise very good. A wonderful, elaborate overview of the first 100 books and roughly the first 10 years of the Nonesuch Press. Booklabel of Clarence B. Hanson, Jr.

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        Two Boys go Sailing. Illustrated by Brigid Ganly.

      London: J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd.. First Edition.. Unusually excellent, close to new condition of this scarce book with only minor signs of external wear to the binding. The dustjacket with a small repair. This is one of the rarest publications on West Cork, Baltimore and Roaringwater Bay. . First Edition. London, J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd., 1936. 8°. Frontispiece - Illustration, VIII, 246 pages with a (partly fictitious) map of Roaringwater Bay on the pastedown and endpaper and 12 illustrations throughout the book. Original, illustrated Hardcover with the rare, illustrated dustjacket. Unusually excellent, close to new condition of this scarce book with only minor signs of external wear to the binding. The dustjacket with a small repair. This is one of the rarest publications on West Cork, Baltimore and Roaringwater Bay. Edward Conor Marshall O'Brien (3 November 1880 ?- 18 April 1952) was an intellectual, Irish aristocrat, republican, nationalist, pioneer in modern maritime theory, owner and captain of one of the first boats to sail under the tri-colour of the Irish Free State, during his circumnavigation in the Saoirse. He was a grandson of the Fenian William Smith O'Brien. Reputedly this was the first small boat to sail around Cape Horn. This is slightly unfair to Joshua Slocum, the Bostonian, who was the first single-handed yachtsman to successfully pass this way (in 1895) although in the end, extreme weather forced him to use some of the inshore routes between the channels and islands and it is believed he may not have actually passed outside the Horn proper. Given the scale of Slocum's achievement it might be considered unfair to deprive him of the honour! Although it was nearly 30 years later, a strict definition of "the first small boat to sail around outside Cape Horn" could indeed cover the 42-foot (13 m) yacht Saoirse, sailed by Conor O'Brien with three hands, who rounded it during a circumnavigation of the world between 1923 and 1925 It was the first boat flying the Irish tri-colour to enter many of the world's ports and harbours. He was a ship builder/designer (notable boats include the Saoirse and AK Ilen ), gun runner for the Irish Volunteers during the war of independence in Ireland, captain of a ship sailing in the merchant navy during WWII. (Source: Wikipedia)

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        Die Lehre der Kirche. Eine Laiendogmatik * L U X U S A U S G A B E / G A N Z P E R G A M E N T - H a n d e i n b a n d

      Bonn, Verlag der Buchgemeinde, 1936 - Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlags-Handeinband (Ganzpergament GPgt / Pgt im Format 17,5 x 24,7 cm) mit Ganzgolddschnitt, dekoriertem Rücken- und Deckeltitel in Farbprägung und Zeichenband. XIV,375 Seiten, mit einer farbigen Frontispiz-Fotoabbildung ("Mater Ecclesia", von Alfred Gottwald/Bonn) auf Kunstdruckpapier und 3 weiteren Abbildungen im Text, (ebenfalls ganzseitige Fotoabbildungen auf Kunstdruckapier: "Die heilige Dreifaltigkeit;" "Mariä Verkündigung;" Die Kreuzigung Christi", Literatur- und Abkürzungsverzeichnis, Erklärung von Namen und Sachen sowie Namen- und Sachregister. Aus dem Inhalt: religiöse Erkenntnislehre (Thoma, Glaube, Dogmatik: ihre Aufgabe und ihr Wert) / Gott und die Schöpfung der Welt (die Lehre von Gott, unsere Gotteserkenntnis, natürliche und übernatürliche Gotteserkenntnis, von Gottes Wesen und Eigenschaften, Lehreentscheidungen der Kirche diesbezüglich, die unendliche Vollkommenheit des göttlichen Seins, die unendliche Vollkommenheit des göttlichen Erkennens, die unendliche Vollkommenheit des göttlichen Wollens) / Die Allerheiligste Dreieinigkeit (die Entwicklung und Erklärung des Dogmas) / Die Lehre von der Erschaffung der Welt (Gott und die Welt, Gott unser Schöpfer und Herr, Gott und das Böse, Gott unserer Ziel, seine Vorsehung, der Aufbau der Welt, Körperwelt und Engelwelt, der Mensch - sein Ursprung und seine Natur, Erhebung und Fall des Menschen, Adams Gnadenausstattung und seine Sünde, die Erbsünde und ihre Folgen) / Die Erneuerung der Welt durch Jesus Christus (Das Geheimnis der Erlösung, die Menschwerdung des Sohnes Gottes, das Dogma von der Menschwerdung, die natürliche Ausstattung der heiligen Menschheit Christi, übernatürliche Ausstattung der heiligen Menschheit Christi, die Verklärung Christi, die Mutter Gottes, die Erlösung und der Inhalt dieses Dogmas, Entwicklung des Erlösungsdogmas, das Kreuzesopfer, die Auflösung des Erlösungsdogmas durch den Unglauben) / Die Lehre von der Heiligung (Die Lehre von der Kirche, die Einrichtung der Kirche, das Geheimnis der Kirche, das Heilswirken der Kirche, Gemeinschaft der Heiligen, die heiligen Sakramente, allgemeine Sakramentelehre, Taufe und Firmung, die heilige Eucharistie, die Buße, die drei letzten Sakramente) / Der begnadeter Mensch (Die Irrlehren in der Gnadenlehre, Natur und Gnade, der Inhalt des Gnadenstandes, die Heilsgewissheit, die Werke des Gotteskindes) / Die Lehre von der Vollendung (Gegenstand und Quellen, falsche Jenseitsvorstellungen) / Die Vollendung des einzelnen Menschen (Der Tod und das besondere Gericht, das Fegfeuer, die Hölle, der Himmel) / Die allgemeine Vollendung (Die Auferstehung der Toten und das Weltgericht). - "Zwölfter Band der religiösen Schriftenreihe der Buchgemeinde (Jahresreihe 1936 / 3. Band, gedruckt in Garmond-Mediävalder Thomasdruckerei in Kempten-Niederrhein. Einband in Velament, einem pergamentähnlichen Stoff". - So die Verlagsmitteilung auf dem Titelblatt rückseitig; bei dem vorliegenden Exemplar handelt es sich jedoch n i c h t um eine Velament-Ausgabe sondern um ein fachmännisch in echtes Pergament gebundenes Exemplar. - Vorzugsausgabe in sehr guter Erhaltung (Vorderdeckel minimal aufgebogen, sonst gut) . "Warum handgebunden? - Die wesentlichsten Vorzüge des guten Handbandes sind: Die einzelnen Druckbögen werden mit der Hand nach dem Schriftspiegel gefalzt. Die Bogenränder werden dadurch zwar ungleich, aber das Satzbild steht gerade. Um infolge der ungleichen Ränder ein späteres zu starkes Beschneiden mit der Maschine zu vermeiden, werden die Bogen einzeln, vorne und unten, mit der Pappschere auf ein Mittelmaß rauh beschnitten. Dadurch wird der Druckrand weitestgehend geschont. Als erste und letzte Lage wird dem Buche zum Schutze eine leere Papierlage hinzugefügt, welche mit einem feinen Leinen- oder echten Japanpapierfalz versehen ist. Geheftet wird der Handband nach sorgfältiger Auswahl des Heftzwirnes auf echten erhabenen oder aufgedrehten flachen Bünden und auf Pergamentriemchen (welche beim [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Félix Vallotton et ses amis. Préface de Hans R. Hahnloser.

      Paris 16e, Editions A. Sedrowski, 33, rue Claude-Terrasse 1936. - 4° (27.2 x 21.5 x 4 cm). 4 Bll., III, 355 SS. Zahlreiche Abbn. u. Illustrationen i. Text, 153 s/w-Abbn. a. 95 Tafeln i. Anhang. OInterims-Franz.-Brosch. (marginal etwas gebräunt/verfärbt). Tafelteil in der Bindung etwas gelockert. Leichte Alters- u. Gebrauchsspuren, Widmung der Autorin a. Vortitel. Gesamthaft sauberes, recht gutes Exemplar / Widmungsexemplar. Auflage 630 Exemplare; eines von 550 numerierten Exemplaren der Normalausgabe ?sur vélin blanc, numérotés en chiffres arabes de 51 à 600? - Widmung in Tinte von etwas zittriger Hand ?Zur Erinnerung an den bewegten Sommer 1940 im Kunst-Museum Luzern. Die Verfassserin? - Hedy Hahnloser-Bühler (1873-1952 Winterthur), Malerin, Kunstgewerblerin und Sammlerin, war 1940 mit 67 Jahren zwar noch keine Greisin, aber seit langer Zeit schon von fragiler gesundheitlicher Konstitution: ?Nach gesundheitlich schwierigeren Jahren verbesserte sich nach 1919 Hedy Hahnlosers Zustand wieder. Sie war an Tuberkulose erkrankt. Zehn verlorene Jahre nannte Hedy Hahnloser die Zeit von 1910 bis 1920?, und damit nicht genug: eine ?neue Zeit brach nach 1920 an, als das Winterthurer Winterwetter Hedy Hahnloser wieder gesundheitliche Probleme brachte?, weswegen sie sich 1923 in Cannes sesshaft machte. ?In dieser Zeit fand der internationale Durchbruch der Maler statt, für deren Förderung sich Hedy Hahnloser immer engagiert hatte. Das waren in erster Linie Pierre Bonnard und Félix Vallotton.? Zudem musste sie 1935 den Freitod ihrer Schwester Jenny und 1936 den Verlust ihres Gatten Arthur Hahnloser hinnehmen. Trotzdem betätigte sie sich ?weiterhin aktiv in der Künstlerszene, wenn sie auch ihre Kunstsammlung nach dem Tode ihres Gatten als abgeschlossen betrachtete. Ihre Engagements lagen daher nicht mehr vordergründig in Ankäufen, sondern als Beraterin, als Jurorin, als Ausstellungsmacherin und als Verfasserin verschiedenster Aufsätze über Kunstaspekte.? (Aus: winterthur-glossar, online; mit eingehender Darstellung der Sammlertätigkeit). - 1940 war Hedy Hahnloser-Bühler beteiligt an der Organisation der Ausstellung ihrer Bildersammlung im Kunstmuseum Luzern unter der Affiche ?Die Hauptwerke der Sammlung Hahnloser, Winterthur?, zu deren Katalog sie auch eine Einführung schrieb (Basel, Holbein Verlag 1940, 41 SS.; P. Hilber u. H. Hahnloser-Bühler, Vorwort bzw. Einführung zum Ausstellungskatalog; s. ZHB Luzern u. Hathi Trust). - Das vorliegende Werk zum Schaffen von Felix Vallotton nimmt, auch wenn es aus heutiger Sicht und im strengen Sinn nicht (mehr) als ?Catalogue raisonné? gelten kann, in der Bibliographie zu Vallotton nach wie vor einen hervorragenden Platz ein (vgl. dazu z.B. Bénézit, KLS XX. Jh. u. SIKART; zu den Werkverzeichnissen s. Acatos 1994, Guide annuel du livre d?art und SIKART). Mit: 1. Livre de raison: Liste des oeuvres, peintures et gravures faite dans l?ordre chronologique à partir de 1885, dressée par F. Vallotton lui-même (pp. 275--336; Katalogliste mit tendenziell eher rudimentären Angaben: nur Titel/Sujet u. grafische Technik); 2. umfangreiches Register ?Index des noms cités dans le texte et dans le livre de raison? (pp. 337--349); 3. Tafelverzeichnis ?Liste des planches? -- NETTOGEWICHT / Poids net 2.1 kg Sprache: fr [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        CUBA Y LA DEFENSA DE LA REPUBLICA ESPAÑOLA 1936-1939

      EDITORA POLITICA INSTITUTO DE HISTORIA DEL MOVIMIENTO COMUNINSTA DE LA REVOLUCION SOCIALISTA DE CUFA ANEXO AL COMIETE CENTAL DEL PCC CIUDAD ELA HABANA - HISTORIA DE ESPÀÑA HISTORIA DE CUBA RELACIONES INTERNACIONALES DIPLOMACIA 300 PGS CUBIERTA TAPA DURA ILUSTRADA BUEN ESTADO CUBIERTA Y CORTES DESLUCIDOS 300 PGS. BIBLIOFILIA.BIBLIOPHILIA.BIBLIOPHILIE.COLECCIONISMO LIBROS EN ESPAÑOL.COLLECTING BOOKS IN SPANISH.////PARA VER DETALLE DE GASTOS Y FORMAS DE ENVIO HACER CLIC EN LIBRERIA Y CONDICIONES DE VENTA///.

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        Die Kressen : Eine Familiengeschichte ; (Abgeschl. nach d. Stande d. Forschg im Nov. 1935) / Karl Friedrich von Frank zu Döfering. Unter Mitarb. v. Georg Freiherrn Kress von Kressenstein und bezügl. d. amerik. Biographien v. Charles Rhoads Roberts

      Schloß Senftenegg K. F. v. Frank zu Döfering 1936 original Leinenband mit Kopfrotschnitt, 4°, VII, 1734 Seiten mit zahlreichen Abbildungen mit 3 Stammtafeln; Zustand. gutVersand D: 9,00 EUR Kress von Kressenstein

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        On computable numbers, plus Turing's correction.

      London, 1936-37. The Most Famous Theoretical Paper in the History of Computing Turing, Alan Mathison (1912?"54). (1) On computable numbers, with an application to the Entscheidungsproblem. In Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society, 2d series, 42, pt. 3 (November 30, 1936): 230?"40; pt. 4 (December 23, 1936): 241?"65. (2) On computable numbers, with an application to the Entscheidungsproblem. A correction. In Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society, 2d series, 43 (1937): 544?"46. Together three journal numbers. 259 x 175 mm. Original printed wrappers, rebacked, small chip in back cover of third number; preserved in a cloth drop-back box. Very good set. First Edition, with Turing?s Correction Published the Following Year. Alan Turing?s theoretical paper On Computable Numbers is undoubtedly the most famous theoretical paper in the history of computing. It is a mathematical description of what Turing called a universal machine?"an imaginary computing device designed to replicate the mathematical ?states of mind? and symbol-manipulating abilities of a human computer. Turing conceived of the universal machine as a means of answering the last of the three questions about mathematics posed by David Hilbert in 1928: (1) is mathematics complete; (2) is mathematics consistent; and (3) is mathematics decidable. Hilbert?s final question, known as the Entscheidungsproblem, concerns whether there exists a definite method?"or, in the suggestive words of Turing?s teacher Max Newman, a ?mechanical process??"that can be applied to any mathematical assertion, and which is guaranteed to produce a correct decision as to whether that assertion is true. The Czech logician Kurt Gödel had already shown that arithmetic (and by extension mathematics) was both inconsistent and incomplete. Turing showed, by means of his universal machine, that mathematics was also undecidable. To demonstrate this, Turing came up with the concept of ?computable numbers,? which are numbers defined by some definite rule, and thus calculable on the universal machine. These computable numbers ?would include every number that could be arrived at through arithmetical operations, finding roots of equations, and using mathematical functions like sines and logarithms?"every number that could possibly arise in computational mathematics.? Turing then showed that these computable numbers could give rise to uncomputable ones?"ones that could not be calculated using a definite rule?"and that therefore there could be no ?mechanical process? for solving all mathematical questions, since an uncomputable number was an example of an unsolvable problem. Turing?s idea of a ?universal machine? was given the name ?Turing machine? by Alonzo Church. Turing?s concept of the ?universal machine? was adapted to theories of brain function by McCulloch and Pitts, whose ideas in turn exerted a considerable influence on von Neumann?s First Draft of a Report on the EDVAC, a theoretical description of the stored-program machine that was read by all the designers of first-generation computers. In showing that a universal machine was possible, Turing?s paper was highly influential in the theory of computation, and it remained a powerful expression of the virtually unlimited adaptability of electronic digital computers. From Gutenberg to the Internet, reading 7.1. Origins of Cyberspace 394. Randell, The Origins of Digital Computers: Selected Papers, 519.

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        Unser Mond - wie man ihn lesen sollte. Neues Handbuch für Forscher nach Erfahrungen aus 52 Jahren Beobachtung / Philipp Fauth = Fauth, Philipp: Publikation ; 7

      Breslau : Dr. Hermann Eschenhagen, 1936 - 592 S. : mit Abb., 16 Taf. + [Beil.] 6 Bl. Ohne Schutzumschlag. Altersbereinigt gut erhaltenes Exemplar m. Alterungs- u. Gebrauchsspuren am Einband (Kanten u. Gelenke tls. leicht berieben, Rücken gebräunt u. vollst. ausgeblichen, RBeschr. part. abgelöst), Schnitt und Seitenränder etwas nachgedunkelt, innen augenscheinl. textsauber u. gepflegt. Hs. Besitzvermerk a. Spiegel, Ex Libris a. Vs. Beigegeben: Übersichtskarte des Mondes in 6 Blättern vom selben Autor. Werktäglicher Versand. Jede Lieferung m. ordentl. Rechnung und ausgew. MwSt. Der Versand erfolgt als Büchersendung / Einschreiben mit der Deutschen Post bzw. als Päckchen / Paket mit DHL. Die Lieferzeit ist abhängig von der Versandart und beträgt innerhalb Deutschlands 3-5 Tage, in der EU 5 - 12 Tage. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1200 Gebundene Ausgabe, Oln. m. RTitel, KFarbschnitt, ohne OU, Antiqua-Satz [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Interavia ABC 1936. The international reference book of aviation.

      Geneve: Société Anonyme d?Éditions Aéronautiques Internationales, 1936. - Notka wydawnicza: Geneve: Société Anonyme d?Éditions Aéronautiques Internationales, 1936.; Wymiar bloku: 24cm.; Naklad: 0; Uwagi: Dosc rzadki szczegolowy informator adresowy z dziedziny lotnictwa wydany w 5 jezykach: angielskim, francuskim, niemieckim, wloskim i hiszpanskim w ukladzie alfabetycznym wedlug panstw, a nastepnie tematycznie. Kompendium tematyki lotniczej okresu miedzywojnia, wazne opracowanie dla historykow tematyki lotniczej w tym przemyslu lotniczego. Zawiera rowniez schematyczne mapy polaczen lotniczych i dosc liczne reklamy.Pieczec wlasnosciowa: Argus Motoren-Gesellschaft M. B.H.; Waga: 1190g; Jezyk: angielski francuski niemiecki wloski hiszpanski; Strony: 16, 804, XLVIIIs., [30]s. tabl., [2]k. tabl.; Kategorie tematyczne: geografia przewodniki i informatory, gospodarka lotnictwo, obcojezyczne angielski francuski inne jezyki niemiecki wloski, okres wydania 1900-1944 / geography guide-books, economy , foreign languages English French other languages German , period of edition 1900-1944 / Geografie Führer, Wirtschaft , fremdsprachig englisch französisch andere Sprachen deutsch , Erscheinungsperioden 1900?1944; Oprawa dosc mocno uszkodzona ze stara pieczecia wlasnosciowa i zwiazanymi z tym adnotacjami, blok nieznacznie poplamiony pekniety, nieliczne karty czesciowo luzem (kartonowe odsylacze), wystajace z bloku odsylacze nieco uszkodzone. Pozycja w stanie co najmniej dobrym. Oprawa wydawnicza plotno tloczone i zlocone.

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        Banjo on My Knee (Original screenplay for the 1936 film, Darryl F. Zanuck's copy)

      Los Angeles, CA: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1936. Final draft script for the 1936 film. Quarter-bound red leather Presentation script belonging to executive producer Darryl F. Zanuck, with his name in gilt on the front board. Bound throughout are ten black-and-white stills from the film, backed with paper. Based on Harry Hamilton's 1936 novel. Ernie Holley (McCrea) believes he killed a guest at his wedding, so he flees. His father Newt (Brennan) and bride Pearl (Stanwyck) track him down in New Orleans and persuade him to come home. Set in Mississippi. Nominated for an Academy Award. Title page present, dated August 18, 1936, noted as FINAL, with a credit for screenwriter Johnson. 127 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 120, and ten bound-in film stills. Mimeograph, with blue revision pages throughout, dated variously between 9/4/36 and 9/17/36. Pages and film stills Very Good plus. Hirschhorn, p. 127.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Fürst Pückler als Landschaftsgestalter. In: Mitteilungen der Fürst Pückler-Gesellschaft. 5. Heft / 1936. Seiten 5-12 mit einer Abbildung.

      Fürst Pückler-Gesellschaft,, [Muskau], 1936 - [Muskau], Fürst Pückler-Gesellschaft, 1936. 4° (Rückenhöhe 26 cm). 12 Seiten auf Kunstdruckpapier, in Fraktur gedruckt, mit zwei Abbildungen. OKarton mit Deckelbeschriftung. Einband gebräunt und unfrisch, Einband und Buchblock am unteren Teil gewellt und an der Ecke leicht gestaucht, Innendeckel und angrenzende Blätter etwas braunfleckig- *Vortrag zur Feier seines 150. Geburtstages vor der Pückler-Gesellschaft in Muskau am 20. Oktober 1935. - Enthält noch: Jahresbericht. - Mit datierter WIDMUNG von Paul Ortwin Rave (1893-1962, deutscher Kunsthistoriker und von 1937-50 Direktor der Nationalgalerie Berlin), der den Jahresbericht verfaßte, auf dem Titel* [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIST & FRANCKE]
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        Gone With The Wind

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1936. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in yellow morocco with wraparound onlaid silhouette of Tara in black morocco set against a hand painted sunset, titles to spine gilt, yellow endpapers, gilt edges. Housed in black cloth box, titles to spine gilt. A fine copy. First edition, first printing with the copyright date May 1939. A fine example of the Chelsea Bindery's work.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Arabian Nights Murder

      Hamish Hamilton, London 1936. First Edition in original 7/6 dustwrapper. Superb VG+ slightly bumped publisher's vivid blue cloth with red lettering. Aside from some very light foxing to edges, very clean, bright and tight internally. In original Good+ dustwrapper showing small chip to base of the spine, overall wear, rubbing, light creasing, some discolouration and three small pieces of tape to rear. Overall a very pleasing example of this scarce title. The dustwrapper is housed in a protective removable sleeve. Haycraft-Queen cornerstone. 9160

      [Bookseller: Holybourne Rare Books]
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        The Horror of Abbot's Grange

      Frederick Muller Ltd, London 1936 - FIRST EDITION. DJ is a professionally produced custom facsimile reproduction of the original wrapped in mylar. Frederick Ignatius Cowles (1900-1948) was one of the early writers of horror genre, whose popularity and published works grew post-humously, along with the popularity of the horror genre. Writing was something he did in his spare time, including 61 published ghost stories. This book is his first collection of ghost stories. Binding is secure. Covers are overall in decent shape. Interior is free of marginalia and underlining. DJ is a new and pristine, custom-made facsimile printing, that is wrapped with Mylar and backed with archival paper. Spine is sunned, with soft spine ends. Green ink remains clear. Linen over boards has some dirt, and perimeters are faded with some rubbing. Covers have bumped corners and are rubbed with exposed board. Inside pages are tanned, with darker margins and scattered foxing. Front pastedown has owner's library plate. Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear. 255 pages. 5.25 x 7.5 inches. Postage for oversized and international shipping will be calculated by size and weight. AbeBooks shipping quotes are ESTIMATES only. If actual shipping cost is less than the AbeBooks estimate, it is our practice to REFUND the difference to the buyer. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        CRIMES, CREEPS AND THRILLS: FORTY-FIVE NEW STORIES OF DETECTION, HORROR AND ADVENTURE BY EMINENT MODERN AUTHORS

      London: E. H. Samuel, n.d.. [1936]. original blue-gray cloth, front panel ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold.. Mild patchy fading to cloth, faint foxing to free endpapers, a very. good copy in good pictorial 2/6 dust jacket with closed tears and. shallow chipping at edges. A scarce book seldom found in jacket.. (#152548). First edition. Important 560-page partially original anthology collecting forty-five adventure, crime and supernatural stories by E. H. Visiak, Richard Middleton, M. P. Shiel, H. H. Ewers, Frederick Carter, Edgar Jepson, Nugent Barker, and others. Contents include the only appearance in print of Visiak's "The Shadow," a flawed novel "reworking on a symbolic level of concepts in Captain Marryat's THE PHANTOM SHIP" [Bleiler (1983)]. "Over and above their general high quality ... [Gawsworth's] large anthologies of horror and supernatural Fiction -- ranging from quality ghost stories to mediocre contes cruels -- are notable for the amount of original material they contain, much of this coming from authors of considerable interest, including Oswell Blakeston, Thomas Burke, Frederick Carter, Louis Golding, Edgar Jepson, Arthur Machen, Richard Middleton, Eimar O'Duffy, M. P. Shiel and E. H. Visiak -- as well as Gawsworth himself, none of whose short stories have been collected separately. His early stories, like ABOVE THE RIVER (1931) and 'Scylla and Charybdis' (1934) are wistful nature fantasies in the style of Algernon Blackwood, but his later 'collaborations' with Shiel, Visiak and particularly Jepson ('The Shifting Growth' 1936, included in this collection) are more sinister and portentous, shadowing death." - Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997), p. 392. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 452. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, p. 392. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 6. Bleiler (1978), p. 80. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992).

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        Pepe le Moko (Original screenplay for the 1937 film)

      Paris, FR: Robert and Raymond Hakim / Paris Film, 1936. Draft script for the 1937 French film. An English-language version of the text issued by the Hakim brothers for use in the US. James M. Cain and John Howard Lawson adapted the story for a US film version in 1938, titled "Algiers," directed by John Cromwell and starring Charles Boyer and Hedy Lamarr. A seminal noir antecedent, oddly produced by the French, who would go on to consider the Americans to be the inventors of the style. White studio wrappers. Title page present, with name of producers Robert and Raymond Hakim rubber-stamped at the bottom right corner. 150 leaves, mimeograph. Pages and wrapper Very Good plus, with some spotting to the wrappers, first few leaves, and fore-edges, bound with a single silver metal clip. Criterion 172. Hardy, The BFI Companion to Crime, pp. 256-257. Spicer, p. 455.

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        The Story of Ferdinand

      New York: The Viking Press, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing with date on title page. Very Good, lacking the dust jacket. Light soiling to boards, with several tiny dings at edges, light rubbing at corners. Previous owner name to front free end paper. Pages show sporadic age spotting, signs of handling; several short closed edge tears, chip to bottom of rear free end paper, and 1.5 x .5 inch chip to bottom edge of a page. A charming copy of this beloved children's book, which tells the tale of a bull who'd rather smell flowers than fight in bullfights.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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