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        Etude des bronzes des Royaumes Combattants; A Survey of Bronzes from the Warring States Period

      The Academy of Oriental culture. Kyoto Institute, 1936, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Presumed First EditionSize: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall, This book is written in Japanese, not in English. It does include a title page, table of contents and summary text in French. Printed and bound in Japan. Charcoal-colored silk [?] binding with crisp gilt-stamped Japanese characters to the spine. Some rubbing but overall a fairly clean binding. 12 x 9.5 inches. Gently bumped spine tail and lower corners. Text block firmly bound in. With 36 monochrome figures and CXXVI monochrome plates accompanied by detailed notes. The plates on medium-weight, semi-stiff matte stock. No remainder marks. Tiny sticker from previous bookseller neatly pasted to the pastedown. Else a very clean copy, and still rather tight. Gently read. A Very Good copy. All in all a desirable copy of an extremely scarce work featuring bronzes dating from The Warring States Period of China, about 425 to 271 BC.

      [Bookseller: The Book Carrel]
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        Press of the Woolly Whale] TREASURE IN THE FOREST

      New York: Press of the Woolly Whale, 1936. First Edition Thus, limited to 130 copies.. Hard Cover. Octavo. Mwano Masassi and W. A. Dwiggins. [4], 30, [4]. Bound as issued in paper over boards with decoration by Masassi; 6 pochoir in-text illustrations in addition to engraved head- and tail-piece and several alternating decorative headers on each page opening; text is handset in Caslon and printed in black; signatures of collaborators under the colophon include Masassi, Dwiggins, Cary, and others. Light shelfwear, only; contents clean and binding sound. An amazing production accompanied by the bifolium prospectus/order form and TLS on Woolly Whale letterhead by the Press's founder, Melbert B. Cary, Jr. to printer Eugene M. Ettenberg warmly offering the book as a gift. This copy also bears the bookplate of Larry McMurtry on the front pastedown. Currey, 525. Signed by collaborators.

      [Bookseller: Michael Pyron, Bookseller]
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        THE FLAVOR OF TEXAS

      Dallas, Texas: Dealey and Lowe, 1936. One minor area of chipping at very base of jacket spine, otherwise fine. INSCRIBED, SIGNED, AND DATED ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER. "I didn't aim to write a Texas Centennial book, but this got wrote. The facts may be short, but I'll take my stand on the principle of flavor, Frank Dobie, Austin, Texas, 3/28/40" Nine full-page black and white illustrations by Alexandre Hogue. A series of stories of Texas history, folklore, Indians. Chapters on Bigfoot Wallace, Cynthia Ann Parker and others. See Cook 16. Jeff Dykes in "My Dobie Collection" noted that this is apparently the only Dobie title never to have been reprinted (Dykes 11). A rare Dobie title, in superb condition, with a lengthy inscription by the author. See also Herd 691 and Six-Guns 602. 287pp.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Tan and Orange Cloth.. Fine/Nearly Fine. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Glenn Books]
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        GLI ALBI DEL “CERCHIO VERDE” - STRAORDINARIE AVVENTURE DELL’ISPETTORE ENRICO WADE Gli uomini di guttaperca - Maschera bianca.

      Milano, Edizioni Walt Disney / Mondadori, 1936 Cm. 23,5 x 32,5, brossura originale a colori, spillato, pp. 20/22, virate in giallo. Serie completa delle avventure dell?'ispettore Wade, nn. 1 e 2 negli albi del Cerchio Verde. Lievi fioriture e strappetti alle copertine; fioriture e lievi aloni nel t., ma complessivamente in buono stato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Malavasi sas]
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        6 DOCUMENTOS Y MANUSCRITOS RELACIONADOS CON LA GUERRA CIVIL, MILITAR, RAROS 1936, 1939

      - Valentín Pacuet Morral. 6 documentos, manuscritos y tambien mecanografiados de la Guerra Civil Española. 3 h de servicios de casa, 1 declaración jurada, 1 condecoración de 3 medallas y otra declaración expresada. Muy raros ejemplares. Ref A 33 Biblioteca Pics. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Paradise of Fools

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, 1936. Being an Account by a Member of the Party, of the Expedition which covered 6,300 miles of the Libyan Desert by Motor-car in 1935. Octavo. Original blue cloth, title gilt to the spine, scorpion device gilt to the upper board. With the striking pictorial dust jacket. Frontispiece and 22 other plates, folding coloured map at the rear. A little chafed head and tail of the spine, corners a touch bumped, free endpapers differentially browned, minor production flaw at the head of the rear hinge, else very good in slightly rubbed jacket, foxed on the flaps, with some slightly amateurish restoration at the head of the spine, but pictorially and textually complete. First edition. Lively, and uncommon account of an expedition described in Fliegel Jezerniczky's on-line Libyan Desert bibliography as "an extraordinary journey", in which a party led by Mason and W.B. Kennedy Shaw traversed "virtually all major parts of the Libyan desert. They started from Kharga, reaching the Gilf Kebir via Abu Ballas, making the first crossing of the dune belt in the 'Gap' to enter Wadi Hamra, discovering two major wadis transversing the southern Gilf (and locating a cave with rock paintings on the col between them), then continuing via Selima and Erdi to El Fasher (where they met Almásy and party). On the northbound leg they traversed the southern Libyan Desert, continuing to Uweinat, passing the western side of the Gilf, then traversing the Great Sand Sea to reach Siwa". The cave at Mogharet el Kantara containing the paintings of cattle and a homestead scene, the only known site containing rock art in the Southern eastern portion of the Gilf Kebir, is now known as Shaw's Cave. During the Second World War Shaw went on to become a founder member of the Long Range Desert Group, whose scorpion badge was very similar to that used here on the upper board; Mason, who had previously spent time fur-trapping in Canada, and sparring with Jack Sharkey, was recruited to Naval Intelligence by Ian Fleming, lending a number of characteristics - physical and temperamental - and terrific tales to the composite who became James Bond. Shaw published his findings in the Geographical Journal ("An Expedition in the Southern Lybian Desert", volume 87, 1936) and Antiquity ("Rock Paintings in the Lybian Desert", volume 10, 1936). Bookplate of Charles Edward Rusbridge, who served in Libya with the RAOC during World War II, to the front pastedown.

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        Archive including three relics, including a portable shaving kit, recovered from the 1937 fiery crash of the German Airship ?Hindenburg,? postmarked ?Hindenburg? picture postcard bearing letter penned aboard the airship, and a pictorial Nazi ?Zeppelin? luggage label

      n.p., 1936-1937. "Comprises:(1) Gentleman?s collapsible travel razor in metal case, 2? x 1.25? x 0.75?. Charred. Recovered from the May 6, 1937, ?Hindenburg? crash site by a Lakehurst firefighter according to Bonham?s.(2) Set of spare razor blades in metal case, 2? x 1? x 0.25?. Charred. Recovered from the May 6, 1937, ?Hindenburg? crash site by a Lakehurst firefighter according to Bonham?s.(3) Remnant of a die, possibly Bakelite, from a pair of dice, heavily chipped. Six dot side, most of two dot side and half of three, four and five dot sides present; with separate remnant of one dot side. Recovered from the May 6, 1937, ?Hindenburg? crash site by a Lakehurst firefighter according to Bonham?s.(4) Picture postcard, 5.5? x 3.5?, photograph of the ?Hindenburg? dining room, captioned on verso ?Original-Airpostcard / Purchased on Board LS ?Hindenburg.?? Mailed to Mr. Julius Amberg, Grand Rapids, Michigan, two German airmail postage stamps picturing a swastika and an eagle, and a third stamp depicting an airship, postmarked aboard the Hindenburg, June 25, 1936. Letter handwritten aboard the ?Hindenburg? in flight dated June 21, 1936. In full, ?A remarkable crossing. Very spacious public rooms & staterooms. Two floors of passenger accommodations. Perfect weather, no vibration & steady as a rock. Now flying about 1000 ft above the water. Go over Ireland tonight. Regards.? Pinholes in upper two corners. Fine condition.(5) Unused gummed color luggage label, 4? x 7?, with images of an airship over a ship sailing on the ocean, imprinted in German ?The Zeppelin Over the Ocean / German Zeppelin Shipping Company? with spaces to fill in ?Name,? ?Destination,? ?Departure,? and ?Bed Number.? The airship displays Nazi flags on its upper and lower rudders."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        VIEWS OF MY HOME AND GARDEN/WINTER-SPRING-SUMMER-FALL/ Christmas Greetings And Best Wishes For The New Year

      Shidzuoka, Japan: Walter H. Siegfried: , 1936. Shidzuoka, Japan: Walter H. Siegfried 1936. A very lovely and large photo album of a garden and domestic pleasures at an Westerner's residence at Sidzuoka, Japan, before the war, printed as a Christmas and New Year's greeting to friends. The gardens, obviously a work of great love for Siegfried and his companion, J.S., who appears in two of the photographs, are an unusual mix of Japanese and American stylistic elements. In the colour reproductions of these hand-colored photographs measuring 20.6 x 29 cm, we see the garden in all seasons against a backdrop of traditional Japanese architecture. In winter, which featured "the heaviest snow in history," traditional Japanese garden ornament and structure mixes with a variety of snow laden trees and shrubs, many clearly characteristic of Japanese gardens. Come spring, cherry blossoms, staging of plants (azaleas and roses) under bamboo shading and a large display of white and purple wisteria across the home's facade and across a pergoloa let us know where we are, but a very Western looking cutting garden of roses, daisies and orchids also appears. In June, an equally Western looking border planting of iris and amaryllis shows up. There are pond and waterfall scenes in June and a view of lily of the valley, orchids, roses and azaleas in the hot house. The hot house,itself, is most interesting with alternating shelves of tropical fish and tiger lily pots. Siegfried's obviously well -loved dogs start appearing among gardenia and hydrangea plantings and there is a shot of W.H.S. and J.S. seated on a Japanese style bridge over a pond with their dogs. In the aviary are golden pheasant, doves, parrakeets and love birds, as well as mandarin ducks in the duck house. Toward the end of the album, the dogs, especially the miniature schnauzers fill several pages, most notably in a show win shot ( Westminster Kennel and Morris and Essex Kennel back in the U.S). Final shots include views of a water lily pond, a monkey slipper tree and maples in color, along with a view of the large water fountain in front of the residence bordered by full masted Japanese and American flags flying on Labor Day. Despite continuing search efforts, Walter H. Siegfried remains elusive. The dual national flags may or may not suggest a diplomatic function.Oblong album bound Japanese style, 26 x 36.5 cm., title page printed in green, red, and gold + 44 full page plates of hand colored photographs printed on rectos only. Original maroon silk cloth, just rubbed at corners, cream silk ties; very well preserved.

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        THE PICTURE BOOK OF PEONIES.

      An oblong portfolio of 27 striking color printed plates measuring 25.2 x 38 centimeters, with each plate portraying 2 peonies (each flower approximately 11 x 12 centimeters). A brief text on the culture of Japanese tree peonies accompanies the plates, and there is an overslip with letterpress describing each flower. Niigata was a center for peonie cultivation and this book was undoubtedly issued to promote export trade to the west.Oblong 4to, stabbed and tied (25.2 x 38 cm); (ii) + (ii) + 2 + (ii) pp. + 27 color plates with accompanying letterpress on overslips. Original printed cloth, stabbed and tied, boards slightly bumped and worn at corners; some splitting of cloth along spine edges; plates clean and bright. A very good copy.

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        Margaret Mitchell writes to a New England bookseller, explaining the origin of her novel, Gone With the Wind, and commenting on its reception outside of the South: "Especially I was interested in your reactions as a New Englander. I did not wish to write a bitter or biased book. I hope it did not sound that way for I hate 'professional Southerners' almost as much as Northerners do. I tried to let the facts stand on their own feet."

      Atlanta, Georgia, June 5, 1936. 7" x 7.75". "Typed Letter Signed, ""Margaret Mitchell,"" 1 page, 7"" x 7.75"", Atlanta, Georgia, June 5, 1936, to Robert Saltmarsh, a New Bedford, Massachusetts bookseller who had sent her warm praise after reading an advance copy of Gone With the Wind. Usual folds, light toning, else very good to fine condition. Mitchell's letter reads in full: ""Your kind letter gave me so much pleasure that I had to write to you just as soon as I finished reading it. I appreciated, more than I can ever tell you, all your nice remarks. Especially I was interested in your reactions as a New Englander. I did not wish to write a bitter or biased book. I hope it did not sound that way for I hate 'professional Southerners' almost as much as Northerners do. I tried to let the facts stand on their own feet without either reviling or sentimentalizing and I thank you for saying you thought it a fair picture."" ""I must upbraid you for your statement about 'never annoying authors with such letters.' I do not know about how other authors feel and, as this is my first book, I really do not know how a dyed-in-the-wool author should feel. I know I was so pleased and excited to know that some one liked the book that I fairly capered! You see, it comes as a surprise to me that anyone should like it. I wrote it about ten years ago and I did not think very much of it. I thought so little of it that I never submitted it to my publisher. In fact it was so well hidden that when the Macmillan Company man was here and wanted to see it, the house had to be torn up to find it. And I let him have it with fear and trembling and nearly had a stroke when he bought it. So you can understand my pleasure at a kind word!""""I remember your town of New Bedford with so much pleasure. I went to Smith College and while there always promised myself a trip to New Bedford and Nantucket. While Northerners may picture the South as a romantic and exciting place, I had always pictured those two places as romantic and exciting. I had read so much about them. My college career was cut short by my family's need of me at home and my departure from the North was hasty but I could not pass up the trip to New Bedford and Nantucket. So I made the wildest, fastest trip through New England ever recorded and actually did see those towns. And I wasn[']t a bit disappointed. I loved New Bedford even if there weren't any whales tied up at the docks as I had fondly hoped. I have always been sorry I could not have had a longer stay there. But, at least, I saw the town and I wasn't disappointed."" A superb letter that not only provides a slice of her autobiography from her early years at Smith College, but also hints at the 'shell-shock' she incurred from her meteoric rise to success and fame, expressing her surprise that anyone would have been interested in this novel?"the manuscript of which she had abandoned in 1929 after three years of writing. She also notes an important characteristic of her novel that likely makes it more appealing to Northerners: she chose not to recall the war in a sentential manner, rather choosing to ""let the facts stand on their own two feet ..."""

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        We The Living

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1936. 570 p. First Edition, First Printing. Signed by Ayn Rand, inscribed to previous owner, author Morty R. Lefkoe, one of Rand's disciples who would go on to found the Lefkoe Institute. Very Good. Toning to spine. Small circular stain at top edge of first ten pages. A lovely association copy of the author's first book, of which only 3,000 were printed.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        [Film Poster or Lobby Card]: Marihuana: Weed with Roots in Hell!

      [No place: no publisher. 1936]. Original poster. Approximately 14" x 22.5". Printed in black, red, and yellow. Modest age-toning in the white portions, else just about fine. Crudely designed poster or lobby card for the 1936 exploitation film Marihuana advertising itself as a "Daring Drug Expose" and promising "Weird Orgies, Wild Parties, Unleashed Passions" and illustrated with a comely lass being shot up by a marihuana pusher. An iconic image, reproduced many times for everything from giclee prints to coffee mugs, this is an original and authentic 1936 poster. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Picasso 1930-1935

      Paris , EDITIONS CAHIERS D'ART, 1936 - 4 Janvier 1936. Testi di Christian Zervos (Conversation avec Picasso), André Breton (Picasso poète), Paul Eluard, Benjamin Péret, Man Ray (Dictionnaire panoramique de Pablo Picasso), Salvador Dalì (Les pantoufles de Picasso), Georges Hugnet (L'iconoclaste), J. Sabartés (La literatura de Picasso), Louis Fernandez (Art sur-descriptif et art non-figuratif). Un ritratto di Picasso in bianco e nero di Man Ray firmato a pennarello rosso e una litografia originale a colori di Pablo Picasso non firmata. Un inserto di carta pesante (cm 27x19) con riproduzione di un testo autografo di Picasso e una litografia in nero non firmata. Numerose ill. in nero n.t. e su carta pesante, tra cui riproduzioni di pagine dattiloscritte con correzioni autografe di Picasso. 4to. pp. 128. . Molto buono (Very Good). Piccola mancanza al dorso (Little lack of paper to spine). Prima edizione (First Edition). . Il numero speciale, interamente dedicato a Picasso, pubblicava per la prima volta i suoi testi poetici. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini ALAI - ILAB]
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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 + [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Alfred Tauchnitz]
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        A Further Range.

      NY Holt (1936) - First edition. One of 4,000 copies printed. This copy is inscribed by Frost with the final quatrain of "Desert Places". The inscription is dated "June 1936", which is shortly after the book's May 30th publication date. Frost received the Pulitzer Prize for this collection, and was the third of four that he would receive in his lifetime. Typical oxidation to spine lettering, else fine in cloth and with dust wrapper that shows chipping and short tears to corners and spine ends, spine slightly toned. (Crane A21.1) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        A Papermaking Pilgrimage to Japan, Korea and China.

      - New York: Pynson Printers, 1936. Quarto, 148, (4)pp., plus 51 paper specimens. With frontispiece, three woodcut and 65 photogravure illustrations. Quarter leather with paper over boards printed in gilt from 18th century wood blocks acquired by Hunter in Korea, backstrip tooled in red and lettered in gilt, insignificant wear to backstrip and bottom corners, near fine with prospectus and receipt of order laid in. One of 370 numbered copies signed by Dard Hunter and Elmer Adler of Pynson Printers. A landmark book on hand papermaking in Asia, richly illustrated with paper specimens collected by Hunter on his travels and with photographs showing the papermills, tools, moulds, and materials he saw and the artisans he met. HunterÕs work is of pivotal importance in the history of American book making. Immersed in the Arts and Crafts movement at Elbert HubbardÕs Roycroft company, Hunter went on to found the first handmade paper mill in America and to create arguably the worldÕs first Òone manÓ books: books he printed on paper he had made with a typeface he had designed, cut, and cast himself. In Chillicothe, Ohio, he founded Mountain House Press and for the next 46 years dedicated himself to the study of papermaking, travelling around the world for his research and authoring 20 books on the subject. This is the first of HunterÕs limited edition books to be entrusted to any press other than his own. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller, ABAA]
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        [Collection of important papers in mathematical logic]: 1. Alonzo Church: A note on the Entscheidungsproblem. + 2. Alonzo Church: Review of "On computable numbers, ...". + 3. Alan Turing: Computability and lambda-definability. 4. Emil Post: Finite combinatory processes-formulation I.

      The Association for Symbolic Logic, 1936-1938. Royal8vo. In: Journal of Symbolic Logic, Volume 1-3. The three entire volumes bound in one offered here. Contemporary full cloth with silver gilt spine lettering. Provenance: Exlibris from the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, New York. A fine and completely clean copy.. All first editions. First paper: Church's paper, submitted on April 15, 1936, was the first to contain a demonstration that David Hilbert's 'Entscheidungsproblem' - i.e., the question as to whether there exists in mathematics a definite method of guaranteeing the truth or falsity of any mathematical statement - was unsolvable. Church did so by devising the 'lambda-calculus'. Church had earlier shown the existence of an unsolvable problem of elementary number theory, but his 1936 paper was the first to put his findings into the exact form of an answer to Hilbert's 'Entscheidungsproblem'. Church's paper bears on the question of what is computable, a problem addressed more directly by Alan Turing in his paper 'On computable numbers' published a few months later. The notion of an 'effective' or 'mechanical' computation in logic and mathematics became known as the Church-Turing thesis. (Hook & Norman: Origins of Cyberspace, 250).Second paper: Church coined the phrase 'Turing machine' in this review of Turing's paper 'On computable numbers'. With regard to Turing's proof of the insolvability of Hilbert's 'Entscheidungsproblem', Church acknowledged that "computability by a Turing machine ... has the advantage of making the identification with effectiveness in the ordinary (not explicitly defined) sense evident immediately - i.e. without the necessity of proving preliminary theorems". (Hook & Norman: Origins of Cyberspace, 251).Third paper: In this paper Turing first completed the cycle of proving that his 'computable functions', Church's 'lambda-definable functions', the and the 'general recursive functions', developed by Herbrand, Gödel and Kleene, are all identical. (Hook & Norman: Origins of Cyberspace, 395).Fourth paper: The Polish-American mathematician Emil Post made notable contributions to the theory of recursive functions. In the 1930s, independently of Turing, Post came up with the concept of a logic automaton similar to a Turing machine, which he described in the present paper (received on October 7, 1936). Post's paper was intended to fill a conceptual gap in Alonzo Church's paper on 'An unsolvable problem of elementary number theory'. Church had answered in the negative Hilbert's 'Entscheidungsproblem' but failed to provide the assertion that any such definitive method could be expressed as a formula in Church's lambda-calculus. Post proposed that a definite method would be one written in the form of instructions to mind-less worker operating on an infinite line of 'boxes' (equivalent to the Turing machines 'tape'). The range of instructions proposed by Post corresponds exactly to those performed by a Turing machine, and Church, who edited the Journal of Symbolic Logic, felt it necessary to insert an editorial note referring to Turing's "shortly forthcoming" paper on computable numbers, and asserting that "the present article ... although bearing a later date, was written entirely independently of Turing's". (Hook & Norman: Origins of Cyberspace, 356).Hook & Norman: Origins of Cyberspace, no. 250, 251,395,356

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        Murder at 28:10

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1936. Octavo. Original red cloth, spine lettered in black, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. Top edge dusty, a little foxing to endpapers; an excellent copy in the bright jacket with sunned spine and edges. First UK edition, first impression of the third detective novel by the writing team Muna Lee and Maurice Guinness. It was first published in the US earlier the same year. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the front panel and the title page.

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        The English at Home

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1936. Introduced by Raymond Mortimer. Quarto. Original laminated photographic boards, spine and front board lettered red, photographic endpapers. With the glassine jacket. 63 plates. Front joint starting, minor spotting to edges, contents a little cockled; an excellent copy in the jacket with minor loss to head of spine and chip to head of rear panel. First US edition, first printing of this classic, which was first published in the UK earlier the same year. This marvellous photographer's first book moving across social classes as well as between rural and urban milieus. "Mr. Brandt shows himself not only to be an artist but an anthropologist. He seems to have wandered about England with the detached curiosity of a man investigating the customs of some remote and unfamiliar tribe" (Raymond Mortimer, introduction). The majority of the photographs printed in this volume appeared here for the first time. Scarce in the jacket.

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        KING COLE - INSCRIBED TO JEAN NEGULESCO

      New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1936. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo; green cloth, with titles stamped in black and orange on spine and front panel; 292pp. Inscribed by Burnett opposite the title page to director Jean Negulesco: "For Jean Negulesco - a good director and a good guy. W.R. Burnett." Previous owner's initials discreetly blind-stamped on preliminary and terminal pages, else Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped, lightly rubbed, with some shallow chipping to extremities, a bit of the usual light discoloration to spine, and partial separation to front flap fold; Very Good. More than likely this copy was inscribed during the filming of 'Nobody Lives Forever' in 1946, a film directed by Negulesco and based on a book and screenplay by Burnett. A novel about an Ohio Governor named Read Cole, whose initial concerns for real issues become subsumed by political forces as he rises to the top of the heap. An important cautionary tale on the dangers of the political machine, preceding Robert Penn Warren's 'All The King's Men' by nealy a decade. A scarce, early Burnett title, and a tremendous association.

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        Die Haggadah des Kinders

      - Hebräischer Verlag "Menorah", Berlin, 1936. 45 S./45 S. Lieder mit Illustrationen von Erwin Singer, 4 der Abb. mit Zieh- und Drehmechanismen, sowie 7 S. Anhang mit Noten, orginal farbig illustrierter Halbleinen-Einband, quart, (Einband beriebn und bestoßen/etwas fleckig/Rücken leicht eingerissen/Klammern angerostet/innen leicht fleckig) - Zweisprachige Ausgabe mit deutschem und hebräischem Text /seltenes, gesuchtes Exemplar - [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Crusader castles

      London: Golden Cockerel Press. 1936. "Edition limited to 1000 copies, 4to, 2 volumes; 2 folding maps in sleeve laid in, as issued; illustrated throughout with maps, diagrams, and photographs; original half red niger morocco over cream cloth boards, bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, t.e.g.; spine of first volume a touch faded, cloth toned, extremities slightly rubbed. The first of Lawrence's 'literary remains' to be published after his death. Volume I: The Thesis; volume II: The Letters. O'Brien A118-9."

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        Die Geheimnisse der Tora - Ein Kapitel aus dem Sohar. Zwischentitel: Die Geheimnisse der Tora - Abschnitt Bereschit. Die Schöpfungsgeschichte nach der Deutung des Sohar. Übersetzt von G. Scholem.

      Berlin [Leipzig], Schocken Verlag [Oswald Schmidt], 1936.. 4°. 130 Seiten. Originaler Pappband mit Rückenschildchen. Bindung etwas stärker berieben und gering fleckig. Innen ganz wunderbar und frisch erhalten. Breitrandiges, unbeschnittenes Exemplar. Mit handschrfitlicher Widmung von Scholem auf hebräisch - Iyyar 5696 (May, 1936) in Jerusalem. / First edition, one of 150 copies, of Scholem's "Secrets of the Torah." Scholem among the great Jewish thinkers of the Twentieth Century, an activist as well as a scholar. His works served as a touchstone for all succeeding scholarship on Jewish mysticism and Kabbalah. A not quite very good copy in publisher's paper-covered boards. Inscribed by Scholem in Hebrew in Iyyar 5696 (May, 1936) in Jerusalem..

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        Pasiphae.

      Tunis, Editions de Mirages, 1936.. 8°. 49 pages. Hardcover. Beautiful modern binding by Denis Gouey in black calf with a raging bull ! Excellent condition. One of 380 numbered copies on alfa. Inscribed and signed by Henri de Montherlant !!.

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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

      K. F. v. Frank zu Döfering, Schloß Senftenegg 1936 - original Leinenband mit Kopfrotschnitt, 4°, VII, 1734 Seiten mit zahlreichen Abbildungen mit 3 Stammtafeln; Zustand. gut de 5000 Buch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ANTIQUARIAT.WIEN Fine Books & Prints]
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        Telehor. Jahrgang 1, Nrn. 1-2. Internationale Zeitschrift für visuelle Kultur. Sonderheft. L. Moholy-Nagy = Telehor. Year 1, Issue 1-2. The international Review New Vision. Supplement. L. Moholy-Nagy = Telehor. Annee 1, Nos. 1-2. Revue internationale pour la culture visuelle. Numero Special. L. Moholy-Nagy = Telehor. 1. rocnik, cisla 1-2. Mezinarodni casopis pro visualni kulturu. Zvlastni cislo. L. Moholy-Nagy

      Brno: Fr. Kalivoda 1936,. Erschienen am 28. 2. 1936, Spiralbindung, 138 Seiten mit 67 teils farbigen Reproduktionen der Werke von Laszlo Moholy-Nagy (1895-1946), mit Vorwort von Siegfried Giedion, 4°; Deckel leicht befleckt, Vorderdeckel am unteren Rand leicht eingerissen (0,5 cm), Hinterdeckel beim Einband eingerissen, innen schön, altersgemäß sehr gut erhalten. Texte tschechisch, deutsch, englisch u. französisch. * Our books are stored in a warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. *.

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        Surrealism

      New York: The Black Sun Press,, 1936. Quarto. Original white boards decorated in purple, titles to spine and front board in purple. With the dust jacket. 65 black and white images. Printed in black and purple on white, green, yellow, and pink paper. Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Top corner a little bumped; an exceptional copy in the jacket with slightly sunned spine, very minor chip to front panel, and a few nicks to extremities. First edition, first printing of this early work on Surrealism. One of 1,500 copies printed, and scarce in the jacket.

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        The Hound of Death

      Collins Crime Club, UK 1936 - 1st Edition 1936. Issued three years after the much more common Odhams Press edition. Book is very good++ and bright. Spine a touch darkened. Edges lightly rubbed in places. A very bright example which will have a first generation facsimile 2nd imp wrapper provided. More images can be taken upon request.Ref Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd PBFA]
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        Murder in Mesopotamia

      Collins, London for Crime Club,1936. . 8vo Red Cloth Boards. Spine slightly faded, otherwise good+ condition. Slight foxing to page tips. Date confirmed by Previous owner inscrip. pencil dated 1938.With laminated facsimile DC, 284pp.

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        Murder In Mesopotamia (A Hercule Poirot novel)

      For the Crime Club by Collins, London, 1936,, 1936. FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp. 284 + 4 of adverts. Publisher's orange cloth, lettered to spine in black. Light general wear, some dustiness, sunned to extremities, no inscriptions. Very good indeed. One of Hercule Poirot's most famous cases in which he must solve a murder on an archaelogical expedition. Wagstaff & Poole p.118. Cooper & Pike; Detective Fiction.

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        Peer Gynt.

      George G Harrap., London. 1936 - ' A Dramatic Poem ' with an introduction by R Farquharson Sharp. 255[1] pp + plates as called for. One or two pages have short tears to the edge ( presumably where uncut pages have been enthusiastically opened ). The spine is slightly, though evenly, faded. A near fine hardback in green, publishers special, full morocco binding with gilt decoration and lettering. Pictorial eps. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Elaine Beardsell (PBFA )]
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        Gesamtansicht über den Main.

      . Aquarell von Rudolph Brabandt, links unten sign., bezeichnet und dat. "1936", 29,5 x 39,5 cm.. Vollmer Bd. 1, S. 291. - Rudolph Brabandt wurde 1902 in Leipzig geboren. Er besuchte die Akademie für graphische Künste in Leipzig, war Mitglied des Schweizer Lithographenbundes und arbeitete für J.J. Weber, Orell-Füßli und Oscar Brandstetter. Er starb 1973 in Leipzig. - Prächtige Landschaftsvedute auf festem Zeichenkarton. Verso zusätzlich bezeichnet.

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        A limited first edition of A Further Range , signed by Robert Frost

      New York, 1936. 8vo. "Book Signed, ""Robert Frost,"" on the limitation page of his collection of poetry, A Further Range (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1938) 8vo, 101 pp. bound in cloth boards with titled spine. Limited First Edition of 803 copies of which this is numbered 359. Some light uneven toning to boards and spine, some minor losses to spine title pastedown affecting a few letters, foxed endpapers, pages lightly toned at extreme margins, else quite clean. Without slipcase.The publication of A Further Range marked his arrival as an established poet. Ralph Thompson, in his review of the volume noted, ""â?¦the public has at last caught up with Robert Frost, and that in 1936, after years of merely formal fame, he speaks in his original idiom to the audience that he has always merited."" (""Books of the Times,"" New York Times, June 3, 1936, p. 19)"

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        A FURTHER RANGE

      1936 - FROST, Robert. A FURTHER RANGE. NY: Henry Holt, [1936]. 8vo., rough buckram cloth with leather title label on spine, lacks the cardboard slipcase. Signed, Limited Edition of 803 numbered copies. [Crane A21]. Frost won his third Pulitzer Prize for this book in 1937. This copy is additionally inscribed by Frost ("To Florence Parke, from Robert Frost") on the front endpaper. Very Good (tiny stain to upper corner of early three pages, including the title page, very minor browning cloth on spine). $600.00. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        NEW STOCK TREND DETECTOR: A REVIEW OF THE 1929-1932 PANIC AND THE 1932-1935 BULL MARKET

      New York: Financial Guardian Publishing Co., 1936. First Edition. First Printing. About FIne in a Very Good+ example of the rare dustjacket. Upper board edges very faintly sunned, with a single tiny dent to the lower part of the front panel, else Fine. The jacket is unclipped, retaining the publisher's $3.00 price. Minute loss to the crown of the spine and corner tips, spine panel sunned, with a 1.75 inch tear along the lower front joint. A presentable, unrestored copy of Gann's fourth book, his acute study on investing and speculating the stock market.

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        PEER GYNT

      - (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. PEER GYNT by Henrick Ibsen. Lond: Harrap (1936). 4to, full vellum decorated in gold, top edge gilt, some discoloration of vellum else near Fine. LIMITED TO ONLY 460 COPIES SIGNED BY RACKHAM! Illustrated with pictorial endpapers, 12 color plates, plus numerous fanciful black and whites. A beautiful copy. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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