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        Nueva Coronica y Buen Gobierno. (Codex péruvien illustré)

      Universite de Paris., París, Francia 1936 - Autor: (Perú, 1584-1615?) XXVIII págs. más facsímile 28.2 x 18.2 cm. Castellano Avant Propos de P. Rivet. Introducción de Richard Pietschmann Keratol, origional de la edición, con estuche en holandesa. Crónica indigena sobre el incanato, la conquista y el virreinato del Peru. La totalidad de las ilustraciones del original. Perú - Historia - Siglo XVII - Indigenismo - Crónica - Conquista - Muy raro e Inencontrable 0 gramos [Attributes: First Edition]

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      Valencia 1936-1946. Rústica. Imprenta Hijo de F.Vives Mora. Prólogo de José Mª Garganta. Ejemplar numerado (nº 112). XXVIII +286+332 pp. 28x20.

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        Westphal, Otto. - "Pavillon am Rittergut Borthen (Dohna)".

      - Aquarell, auf kräftigem Torchon-Karton, 1936. Von Otto Westphal. 44,0 x 53,5 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Rechts unten mit Pinsel signiert: "Otto Westphal". Verso in Bleistift Erwerbungsnotiz der Dresdner Herrmann-Stiftung: "angek. am 30.11.36. Herrman(n)stiftung". - In diesem Pavillon hatte der Künstler Gerhard Schiffel (1913-2002) sein Atelier. - Ohne Mängel. Sehr guter Erhaltungszustand. Otto Westphal (1878 Leipzig - 1975 Dresden). Deutscher Maler, Grafiker und Kunsthandwerker. Besuchte 1894-86 die Kunstgewerbeschule Kassel, ab 1896 die Preußische Höhere Fachschule für Textilindustrie/Webschule Krefeld. Ging 1899 nach Berlin, um am Kunstgewerbemuseum Berlin und im Studienateliers für Malerei und Plastik, der so genannten Lewin-Funcke-Schule in Berlin-Charlottenburg, weiter zu studieren. Studierte dann 1904-07 an der Dresdner Kunstakademie bei Richard Müller und Carl Bantzer. Anschließend freischaffend in Dresden tätig. Von hier aus unternahm er Studienreisen nach Danzig, Thüringen, Hessen und auf der Insel Rügen. 1924 Studienreise nach Italien und der Schweiz. Stellte 1937 mit Curt Querner, Erich Fraaß und Johannes Beutner in der Galerie Kühl in Dresden aus. Sein malerisches und grafisches Werk war dem Impressionismus verpflichtet. Er war Mitglied der Willingshauser Malerkolonie. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain (IN VERY GOOD ORIGINAL DUST JACKET)

      Oxford University Press, New York 1936 - States "Copyright, 1936, by Oxford University Press, New York, Inc. / Lithographed in the U.S.A." no later dates. However, original price sticker to bottom of jacket front flap states "8/6 net." Why this U.S. edition would have been initially sold in England, when there was reportedly a separate U.K. edition, we do not know. Boards of the book, having been constantly protected by the original jacket, remain bright and handsome. Spine has some "give," but internal hinges are lovely, so we have not attempted any strengthening. The first book both written and illustrated by Ardizzone (though at this point he had been illustrating adult titles for seven years, starting with Sheridan LeFanu's "In a Glass Darkly," 1929.) How the "brave captain" comes to allow his vessel to strike a rock in sight of land when a storm brews up, instead of taking her out where there's some sea room, is further not made clear, though children's books tend to have their own logic, after all. No internal markings or problems; we simply don't judge the binding of this volume tight enough to merit a grade of "very good." Unpaginated but 30 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le Spectacle Est Dans La Rue (The Poster Art of A.M. Cassandre)

      Paris: Draeger Freres, 1936. Original wraps. Very Good. A very solid copy of this lovely 1936 promotional album, showcasing the incomparable poster art of A.M. Cassandre (1901-1968), "which expressed his insights into the role that motion and scale in urban environments played in modern design". Published by Draeger Freres of Paris, the 15 sumptuous, full-page reproductions (4 of which are in lavish, vivid color) have been beautifully executed and seem to pop off the pages. The album is tight and VG in its spiral-bound, stiff cardboard wrappers, with light scuffing to the panels and a small amount of light staining at the front panel's lower-edge. Still though, attractive and very presentable. And internally, sharp as could be, with just a touch of wear to the pastedowns but with no markings of any kind to the plates. Tall quarto, Preface by the formidable Blaise Cendrars.

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        A group of 3 Autograph Letters Signed and 1 Typed Letter Signed ("Eric Gill"), to Dr. A.C. Jordan about giving a prize of his "Clothes," and regarding a party given by the Men's Dress Reform Party

      Pigotts, North Dean, High Wycombe 1936 - 1 p. each, annotations in another hand at bottom of one. 8vo. To the secretary of the Men's Dress Reform Party. Three letters to Dr. Alfred Charles Jordan (1872-1956), British radiologist, co-founder of the New Heath Society, and Honorary Secretary of the Men's Dress Reform Party. In the letter of June 9, Gill agrees to present a copy of his book, Clothes (1931), at the upcoming revel of the MDRP, and says he's asked his publisher Cape to send a copy for him to autograph. In the letter of June 17, he encloses the book and thanks Jordan for tickets to the event, saying he will "certainly come . unless run over or in jug." In the letter of July 2, he writes, "I did enjoy the evening at Suffolk St. very much. But I was sorry so many of the men were merely in 'fancy' dress." He also accepts Jordan's invitation to have his name added to the organization's permanent committee. Accompanying the group is a Typed Letter Signed of Gill, dated May 13, 1936, in which Gill requests four issues of the MDRP publication. The subtitle of Gill's "Clothes," is "An essay upon the nature and significance of the natural and artificial integuments worn by men and women." In it Gill presents many ideas on dress reform for both men and women, among which was his advocacy the skirt or tunic by both men and women, a style that Gill himself adopted.The Men's Dress Reform Party was active from 1929-1940, and grew out of discussions within the Clothing Subcommittee of the New Health Society, which had been co-founded by Dr. Jordan in 1925. (For a history of the MDRP, including Dr. Jordan's role in it, see Barbara Burman, "Better and Brighter Clothes," Journal of Design History, Vol. 8, No. 4 (1995), pp. 275-290). Old folds, letter of July 2 unevenly toned 1 p. each, annotations in another hand at bottom of one. 8vo [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The Mediterranean and Other Poems

      The Alcestis Press, 170 Broadway, New York 1936 - First edition, one of 30 copies for presentation, this being Number XIII, signed by the author on the limitation. Edition of 165 copies. With authorial manuscript corrections on pages 28, 46, 50 & 54. 57, [1] pp. 8vo. PRESENTATION COPY TO A SOUTHERN FRIEND. Also inscribed by the author on the second leaf, "To Harold Cash with highest regard, Allen Tate. November 11, 1936 see p. 21 line 9." Hal Cash was from a well-to-do Georgia land-owning family and was a Paris trained sculptor; Cash and his wife Ellen were good friends with Tate. Green printed wrappers. Some foxing, else fine First edition, one of 30 copies for presentation, this being Number XIII, signed by the author on the limitation. Edition of 165 copies. With authorial manuscript corrections on pages 28, 46, 50 & 54. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Lambeth Method of Cake Decoration and Practical Pastries

      Virtue and Company Limited 1936 - First UK Edition, First Impression 1936. Hardback published by Virtue and Company Ltd, London and printed by the Darren Press, Edinburgh. Tall quarto. (Height 31.5 cm, width 24.5 cm and depth 3.75 cm.) Original dark red/burgundy cloth, front board with relief within large lame-textured gilt roundel enclosed by blind-stamped scalloped border, relief title to spine on gilt round, top edge red. Complete with 6 advertisement leaves. Title page printed in red and black, richly illustrated with photographs including 20 colour plates. Binding tight and not loose, as commonly found with this bulky publication. Not an ex-library copy, no inscriptions, no previous owners names and no annotations or underlinings. A carefully looked after used-copy, devoid of stains from kitchen-use usually associated with this type of book. A masterful exposition of the art of cake decoration and pastry making by the award-winning American pastry cook who emigrated to England and founded his own successful pastry school. A truly scarce copy of a classic of its genre in this superb condition for age. A genuine collector's item for cookery book aficionados. This heavy tome will incur extra shipping charges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bulletin hebdomadaire de Police Criminelle [Reliure des n° 1472 à 1488, janvier à avril 1936]

      Police Criminelle 1936 - Fort volume en reliure toilée réunissant les n° 1472 (6 janvier 1936) à 1488 (27 avril 1936) du Bulletin hebdomadaire de Police Criminelle. Ensemble d'environ 640pp. [les bulletins font de 35 à 50pp. chacun]. Une étiquette imprimée avec les références collée au dos. La reliure est très usagée, les bulletins en bon état. Nombreuses annotations. Rarissime documentation d'archives policières. Ces bulletins étaient évidemment à usage professionnel et interne. L'anthropométrie triomphait dans la lutte contre le crime. Toute une vision morale se révèle dans cette littérature administrative : « cette femme pourrait se livrer à la prostitution », « les susnommés circulent dans une roulotte peinte en vert » (à propos de forains inculpés pour chasse sans permis). Les signes particuliers sont l'objet de descriptions minutieuses : « jambe droite atrophiée, le genou et le pied sont tournés en dedans ce qui le fait boiter droitement ; il lui manque la première phalange de l'index de la main droite », « marche en dandinant, obèse, voix très forte », « porte sur les avant-bras 2 tatouages représentant sur l'un une baigneuse, sur l'autre 2 têtes d'enfant », « marque de variole sur la figure, atteint de rhumatismes aux jambes qui lui rendent la marche difficile et le feraient presque boiter de la jambe gauche ». Parmi les multiples condamnations relevées, on note « 1 an de prison et 200 francs d'amande, pour provocation de militaires à la désobéissance dans un but de propagande anarchiste et de provocation directe au crime de meurtre ». Dans les demandes de recherches : une femme « se prétendant ancienne infirmière et portant décorations apparentes, dont le ruban de la Légion d'honneur, [qui] se présente dans les magasins et y passe commande de marchandises, payables par traites acceptées, mais livrables dans une gare. » ; « une femme surnommée la Négresse à cause de son teint brun » Chaque n° comprend une table alphabétique des individus répertoriés ; de nombreuses pages d'individus recherchés, avec leur description anthropométrique et une ou deux photos, leur date et lieu de naissance, parfois le motif de la recherche, des renseignements pour identification ; des demandes de recherches ; des listes de bijoux et objets volés (parfois avec photos) ; des avis de cessations de recherches ; la table alphabétique des individus compris au B.P.C. Ce bulletin était adressé gratuitement à Messieurs les procureurs généraux, Procureurs de la République, Juges d'instruction, Commissaires de Police, Commandants de Brigades de gendarmerie, Directeurs de Maisons centrales, Surveillants-Chefs de Maison d'arrêt, en Algérie et en Tunisie. Cette reliure a appartenu au Commissariat général de la ville d'Orléans, qui y apposa son tampon en première page de chaque bulletin. (SW) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lawrence of Arabia

      [Corvinus Press 1936 - One of 12 copies printed for Liddell Hart, signed by both authors. 1 vols. 4to. Presentation from Storrs, who sent Lawrence to Arabia. With presentation inscription from Storrs to Sir Edward Marsh.A beautiful memorial production of the Corvinus Press, here inscribed from Ronald Storrs, at whose behest Lawrence was assigned to the British-organized conference at Jiddah in the fall of 1916. Lawrence impressed the Arab leaders, and thereafter played his spectacular role as the revolt succeeded, entering into the mythology of the twentieth century. O'Brien E101; Ridler, p. 51, #2 Cloth and paper over boards. Fine One of 12 copies printed for Liddell Hart, signed by both authors. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Democratic Book 1936

      Philadelphi: J.C. Brill., 1936. Book. Very Good +. Leather Bound. Signed by Author(s). 1st Printing. This is a Limited and Numbered Edition 1936 Democratic Book Signed by the 32nd President of the United States: Franklin Delano Roosevelt. This is numder 490. The book has some rubbing to the tips and the spine ends..

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        Building Plans, Elevations, Interior Details, and Garden Plans for Thomas A. Driscoll Residence, Hillsborough.240 West Santa Ynez avenue, San Mateo

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, May 1936.(). Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 24" x 36". 15 sheets. Job #196. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

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      1936 - -College All-stars vs Detroit Lions at Soldiers Field -Rarest program of the series -Silver background cover -Loaded with pix and info Condition: FN

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        On computable numbers, with an application to the Entscheidungsproblem; On computable numbers, with an application to the Entscheidungsproblem. A correction.

      London: C.F. Hodgson and Son, 1936-37. First edition, journal issue in the original printed wrappers (main paper). "'On Computable Numbers' is regarded as the founding publication of the modern science of computing. It contributed vital ideas to the development, in the 1940s, of the electronic stored-programme digital computer. 'On Computable Numbers' is the birthplace of the fundamental principle of the modern computer, the idea of controlling the machine's operations by means of a programme of coded instructions stored in the computer's memory. In addition Turing charted areas of mathematics lying beyond the scope of the Turing machine. He proved that not all precisely stated mathematical problems can be solved by computing machines. One such is the Entscheidungsproblem or 'decision problem' ... In this one article, Turing ushered in both the modern computer and the mathematical study of the uncomputable" (Copeland, The Essential Turing, p. 6). The outstanding problem of mathematical logic at the time, the Entscheidungsproblem, posed by David Hilbert in 1928, asks whether there is an algorithm that can determine whether any given mathematical statement is true or not. "In the long view of intellectual history, I believe universal computation will stand as the single most important idea to emerge in the twentieth century. And this paper is where it first appeared with clarity" (Stephen Wolfram, in Alan Turing. His Work and Impact, p. 44). "Inspired by the human computer (i.e., the human engaged in computation), Turing described a notional machine that could read and write symbols along a segmented tape. The machine itself would be capable of assuming various internal states that, together with the input of a single symbol along the tape, could lead to a few primitive atomic actions. Based on the state and the current symbol, each configuration specifies a change (or not) of symbol, a move right or left, and a next state. Working under some straightforward assumptions about the finite and discrete nature of the machine, Turing was able to demonstrate the wide range of numbers (equivalently, the wide class of functions) that could be computed and, moreover, able to specify a single machine, the universal machine, that would be capable of simulating the computations of any such machine. Turing's characterization has come to be seen as a more compelling account of what it means to be effective, mechanical, or algorithmic than any of the various extensionally equivalent formulations offered by his contemporaries" (New Dictionary of Scientific Biography, vol. 7, p. 83). The 'Correction' was published in order to remove some formal errors made in the first paper pointed out by the Swiss mathematician Paul Bernays. ABPC/RBH list only two copies with all three parts in the original printed wrappers, the most recent being the Richard Green copy (Christie's, June 17, 2013, $182,500). "In the spring of 1935 - at the time of von Neumann's visit to Cambridge - Turing was attending Max Newman's lectures on the foundations of mathematics when the Entscheidungsproblem first attracted his attention. Hilbert's challenge aroused Turing's instinct that mathematical questions resistant to strictly mechanical procedures could be proved to exist. "Turing's argument was straightforward - as long as you threw out all assumptions and started fresh. "One of the facets of extreme originality is not to regard as obvious the things that lesser minds call obvious," says I. J. (Jack) Good, who served as an assistant to Turing (then referred to as "Prof") during World War II. Originality can be more important than intelligence, and according to Good, Turing constituted proof. "Henri Poincare did quite badly at an intelligence test, and Prof also was only about halfway up the undergraduate scale when he took such a test." Had Turing more closely followed the work of Alonzo Church or Emil Post, who anticipated his results, his interest might have taken a less original form. "The way in which he uses concrete objects such as exercise books and printer's ink to illustrate and control the argument is typical of his insight and originality," says colleague Robin Gandy. "Let us praise the uncluttered mind." "A function is computable, over the domain of the natural numbers (0, 1, 2, 3, ...), if there exists a finite sequence of instructions (or algorithm) that prescribes exactly how to list the value of the function at f(0) and, for any natural number n, at f(n + 1). Turing approached the question of computable functions in the opposite direction, from the point of view of the numbers produced as a result. "According to my definition," he explained, "a number is computable if its decimal can be written down by a machine." "Turing began with the informal idea of a computer - which in 1935 meant not a calculating machine but a human being, equipped with pencil, paper, and time. He then substituted unambiguous components until nothing but a formal definition of "computable" remained. Turing's machine (which he termed an LCM, or Logical Computing Machine) thus consisted of a black box (as simple as a typewriter or as complicated as a human being) able to read and write a finite alphabet of symbols to and from a finite but unbounded length of paper tape - and capable of changing its own "m-configuration," or "state of mind." "We may compare a man in the process of computing a real number to a machine which is only capable of a finite number of conditions ... which will be called 'm-configurations'," Turing wrote. "The machine is supplied with a 'tape' (the analogue of paper) running through it, and divided into sections (called 'squares') each capable of bearing a 'symbol.' At any moment there is just one square ... which is 'in the machine' ... However, by altering its m-configuration the machine can effectively remember some of the symbols which it has 'seen.' ... In some of the configurations in which the scanned square is blank (i.e., bears no symbol) the machine writes down a new symbol on the scanned square; in other configurations it erases the scanned symbol. The machine may also change the square which is being scanned, but only by shifting it one place to right or left. In addition to any of these operations the m-configuration may be changed." "Turing introduced two fundamental assumptions: discreteness of time and discreteness of state of mind. To a Turing machine, time exists not as a continuum, but as a sequence of changes of state. Turing assumed a finite number of possible states at any given time. "If we admitted an infinity of states of mind, some of them will be 'arbitrarily close' and will be confused," he explained. "The restriction is not one which seriously affects computation, since the use of more complicated states of mind can be avoided by writing more symbols on the tape." "The Turing machine thus embodies the relationship between an array of symbols in space and a sequence of events in time. All traces of intelligence were removed. The machine can do nothing more intelligent at any given moment than make a mark, erase a mark, and move the tape one square to the right or to the left. The tape is not infinite, but if more tape is needed, the supply can be counted on never to run out. Each step in the relationship between tape and Turing machine is determined by an instruction table listing all possible internal states, all possible external symbols, and, for every possible combination, what to do (write or erase a symbol, move right or left, change the internal state) in the event that combination comes up. The Turing machine follows instructions and never makes mistakes. Complicated behavior does not require complicated states of mind. By taking copious notes, the Turing machine can function with as few as two internal states. Behavioral complexity is equivalent whether embodied in complex states of mind (m-configurations) or complex symbols (or strings of simple symbols) encoded on the tape. "It took Turing only eleven pages of 'On Computable Numbers' to arrive at what became known as Turing's Universal Machine. "It is possible to invent a single machine which can be used to compute any computable sequence," he announced. The Universal Machine, when provided with a suitably encoded description of some other machine, executes this description to produce equivalent results. All Turing machines, and therefore all computable functions, can be encoded by strings of finite length. Since the number of possible machines is countable but the number of possible functions is not, noncomputable functions (and what Turing referred to as "uncomputable numbers") must exist. "Turing was able to construct, by a method similar to Gödel's, functions that could be given a finite description but could not be computed by finite means. One of these was the halting function: given the number of a Turing machine and the number of an input tape, it returns either the value 0 or the value 1 depending on whether the computation will ever come to a halt. Turing called the configurations that halt 'circular' and the configurations that keep going indefinitely 'circle free,' and demonstrated that the unsolvability of the halting problem implies the unsolvability of a broad class of similar problems, including the Entscheidungsproblem. Contrary to Hilbert's expectations, no mechanical procedure can be counted on to determine the provability of any given mathematical statement in a finite number of steps. This put a halt to the Hilbert program, while Hitler's purge of German universities put a halt to Göttingen's position as the mathematical center of the world, leaving a vacuum for Turing's Cambridge, and von Neumann's Princeton, to fill. "After a full year of work, Turing gave Newman a draft of his paper in April of 1936. "Max's first sight of Alan's masterpiece must have been a breathtaking experience, and from this day forth Alan became one of Max's principle protégés," says William Newman, Max's son. Max Newman lobbied for the publication of 'On Computable Numbers, with an Application to the Entscheidungsproblem,' in the Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society, and arranged for Turing to go to Princeton to work with Alonzo Church. "This makes it all the more important that he should come into contact as soon as possible with the leading workers on this line, so that he should not develop into a confirmed solitary," Newman wrote to Church. "Turing arrived in Princeton carrying his sextant, and stretching his resources to survive on his King's College fellowship (of £300) for the year. The page proofs of 'On Computable Numbers' arrived by mail from London on October 3. "It should not be long now before the paper comes out," he wrote to his mother on October 6. The publication of 'On Computable Numbers' (on November 30, 1936) went largely unnoticed. "I was disappointed by its reception here,' Turing wrote to his mother in February 1937, adding that "I don't much care about the idea of spending a long summer in this country." Only two requests for reprints came in. Engineers avoided Turing's paper because it appeared entirely theoretical, and theoreticians avoided it because of the references to paper tape and machines ... "In March of I937, Alonzo Church reviewed 'On Computable Numbers' in the Journal of Symbolic Logic, and coined the term Turing machine. "Computability by a Turing machine," wrote Church, "has the advantage of making the identification with effectiveness in the ordinary (not explicitly defined) sense evident immediately." Church's thesis - equating computability with effective calculability - would be the Church-Turing thesis from then on. "Even Gödel, who dismissed most attempts to strengthen his own results, recognized the Church-Turing thesis as a major advance. "With this concept one has for the first time succeeded in giving an absolute definition ... not depending on the formalism chosen," he admitted in 1946. Before Church and Turing, the definition of mechanical procedure was limited by the language in which the concept was defined. "For the concept of computability however ... the situation is different," Gödel observed. "By a kind of miracle it is not necessary to distinguish orders, and the diagonal procedure does not lead outside the defined notion." "It is difficult today to realize how bold an innovation it was to introduce talk about paper tapes and patterns punched in them, into discussions of the foundations of mathematics," Max Newman recalled in 1955. For Turing, the next challenge was to introduce mathematical logic into the foundations of machines. "Turing's strong interest in all kinds of practical experiment made him even then interested in the possibility of actually constructing a machine on these lines." "The title 'On Computable Numbers' (rather than 'On Computable Functions') signaled a fundamental shift. Before Turing, things were done to numbers. After Turing, numbers began doing things. By showing that a machine could be encoded as a number, and a number decoded as a machine, 'On Computable Numbers' led to numbers (now called 'software') that were 'computable' in a way that was entirely new" (Dyson, Turing's Cathedral, pp. 246-250). Origins of Cyberspace 394; Tomash and Williams T61, T62. Pp. 230-265 in Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society, series 2, vol. 42, part 3, November 30, 1936 & part 4, December 23, 1936; [with:] '... A correction,' pp. 544-546 in ibid., vol. 43. Three vols., large 8vo, pp. 161-240; 241-320; [iv], 546. The two journal issues in original printed wrappers, preserved in a cloth folding case (remnants of publisher's printed label on front wrapper of part 3, edges of wrappers of part 4 a little dust-soiled); the journal volume in (probably publisher's) green cloth, covers ruled in blind, spine lettered in gilt, virtually mint.

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        Mummer's Wife with a Communication to My Friends [Ebury Edition]

      Heinemann 1936 - A few small marks to the page edges. A slight tan to the page edges. Minor Shelfwear. No Dust Jacket. Re-bound Ex Library book in Good Condition with usual stamps and stickers. Text fully legible. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Photographs of Shanghai in 1936.

      1936. 51 black and white photographs showing Shanghai, troop movements within the city, battleships and many images of bombing and its aftermath. One large photo showing a winning team of men 20 .8 x 26.8cm, the other 50 photographs are smaller mostly measuring 6.5 x 9 or 8.5 x 13cm. Photographs laid down on 5 sheets of black card enclosed in a modern white card folder. Three photos a little marked, one tissue guard stained, one card leaf chipped at fore edge. The majority of the photographs are in good to very good condition.Provenance: Arthur Hacker, Hong Kong historian, artist and author. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 159579).

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        Two Boys go Sailing. Illustrated by Brigid Ganly.

      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. Excellent condition of this scarce book with only minor signs of external wear to the binding. 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.n(Source: Wikipedia)

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      The Macmillan Company, New York 1936 - Dust jacket is price-clipped with $2.00 sticker attached. Endpapers browned, moreso on pastedowns. Previous owner's western book-plate on front pastedown. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on front free endpaper. This copy isd clean and fresh throughout the text. 303pp. This was the author's third book. It was made into a Hollywood film in 1945 starring Burt Lancaster and Jean Peters. Paul Wellman (1895-1966) was an American journalist, history and novel writer, known for his books of the Wild West, Kansas and Oklahoma, the Great Plains. He worked for a time at the Kansas City Star. Size: Octavo [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Devon and Somerset Staghounds 1907-1936.

      Collins. 1936. 4to. Recently rebound in half red morocco, spine lettered and ruled in gilt and with gilt stag's head centre tools, top edges gilt; 9 colour plates and and 15 full-page black and white illustrations by Lionel Edwards, 17 photographs; slight spotting at beginning and end of the volume, but a nice copy. First edition, this being one of 75 numbered copies, signed by the author and the artist.

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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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        HIGH WALL

      New York: Harrision Smith & Robert Haas, 1936. First edition. A good to very good copy, front cover shows water staining, stain spot along top page edge, not affecting text, through first half of the book. The dust jacket is very good, water stain show somewhat on front panel, closed tear with creasing along lower right front corner. (10164). Octavo, cloth. A scarce title which is the basis for a 1947 film noir of the same name featuring Robert Taylor. "Stylish, representative late forties noir thriller" - Selby, Dark City: The Film Noir, 167. Silver and Ward (eds.), Film Noir: An Encyclopedic Reference to the American Style (3rd edition), pp. 126-127. Keaney, Film Noir Guide, p.186.

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        A Carolina Rice Plantation of the Fifties [Limited Edition With Original Watercolor Tipped In]

      NY: William Morrow, 1936. Hardcover. Very good. #62 of 75cc signed by the illustrator and author with an original painting by of an African American woman holding a child by Smith tipped in as the frontis. Publisher's Morocco backed oatmeal boards that show some slight tanning to the edges, light wear to spine extremiites, else a nice copy.

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        Souvenirs et correspondances publiés par son fils

      Grasset 1936 - - Grasset, Paris 1936, 14x21,5cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 16 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, tirage de tête. Gardes très légèrement ombrées sans aucune gravité. Rare et agréable exemplaire à toutes marges. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition, one of the 16 numbered copies on "pur-fil" paper, drawing of head. Rare and pleasant copy at all margins. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Library of A. Chester Beatty.

      Oxford: Privately printed by John Johnson at the Oxford University Press and published by Emery Walker,, 1936. A catalogue of the Indian miniatures. 3 volumes, large folio. Original green cloth, spines lettered in gilt, top edges trimmed, others untrimmed. With 19 plates in colour and 84 in monochrome. Spine ends a little bumped, some markings to covers, discolouration to front cover of vol. I. A very good set. First edition, first impression. An enormous and finely illustrated production detailing the collection of Indian miniatures of Alfred Beatty (1875–1968), a copper mining tycoon who built up one of the world's greatest collections of western and oriental manuscripts. The cataloguing of Beatty's collection of Indian miniatures was originally undertaken by Thomas Walker Arnold. Upon his death in June 1930 the project was delayed, until James Vere Stuart Wilkinson resumed the process, including new additions to the collection. The manuscripts and miniatures detailed represent some of the finest products of the Mughal court painters from the 16th century onwards, alongside some of the work of artists from the provinces of the Mughal empire.

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        Il Riccio. Year I, No. 1 (1 November 1936) through Year II, No. 1 (3 January 1937) (all published?)

      A likely complete run in 10 issues of the scarce Italian Fascist and Futurist newspaper, each issue 6 pp., under the editorial direction of Emilio Settimelli, with collaborations and contributions from Araldi, Barberio, Brancacci, Cappelli Salvato, Ajo M., Elemo D'Avila, Gino Ersoch, Gaetano Falzone, Benvenuto Micardi, Stanis Ruinas, Tagliaferri, and many others. Illustrated. Some shredding and tearing along creases and at margins, staining, foxing, age-darkening. Tabloid. Self-wrpps. Rome (Poligrafica Italiana) 1936-1937. Emilio Settimelli was an important Futurist Italian writer behind the idea of Futurist theater, and together with Filippo Tommaso Marinetti and Bruno Corra drafted the manifesto "Il teatro futurista sintetico". He founded the Futurist magazines "Il Centauro" and "La Rivista", signed the Futurist manifesto ""Pesi, misure e prezzi del genio artistico" in 1914, and in 1916 co-founded with Corra L'Italia Futurista, the flagship publication of the Futurist movement. He also founded and directed "Roma Futurista" with Marinetti and Mario Carli. In 1930, although a vocal supporter of the Fascist regime, Settimelli was exiled to the island of Lipari. Very scarce; as of November 2017, WorldCat does not locate a single holding in the United States.

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        he General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money

      The First UK Printing published by Macmillan and Co. Limited in 1936. The BOOK is in VERY GOOD++ or better condition. Free from inscriptions and erasures. The blue-green boards are clean and the gilt titling remains bright. The book has a very slight spine lean. There is some mild spotting and offsetting to the end papers as usually encountered with a light unobtrusive water stain confined to just the upper edge of the end papers. The pages remain clean with no annotations or markings. The WRAPPER is complete and is in VERY GOOD++ or better condition. It is correctly priced at 5/- net to the front lower flap. Mild toning to the spine, folds and upper edges with a little age related edge wear and a little loss at the upper spine end not involving any of the lettering. A few closed tears with a larger 6cm closed tear to the upper front panel (which has a small amount of reinforcing tape to the verso - which does not show through to the front). It has NOT undergone any restoration and presents very well in the removable Brodart archival cover. Please note that the images make the wrapper appear paler than it is. It is the correct grey wrapper with blue lettering . Keynes' last major work was considered the most influential economic treatise of the 20th century. Keynes' General Theory ranks with Smith's Wealth of Nations as an intellectual event and with Malthus' Essay on Population as a guide for public policy.'The world-wide slump after 1929 prompted Keynes to attempt an explanation of, and new methods for controlling, the vagaries of the trade-cycle.First in 'A Treatise on Money', 1930, and later in his General Theory, he subjected the definitions and theories of the classical school of economics to a penetrating scrutiny and found them seriously inadequate and inaccurate' (PMM 423). Increasingly scarce with such attributes and in far better condition than usually encountered. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.

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        Panzerwagen Typ ADGZ - Technische Beschreibung und Betriebsvorschrift. - Beiliegend: Plan der Panzermontierung ADGZ Serie 35. Original-Blaupause der Steyrerwerke 1936. - Technische Beschreibung des verwendeten Voith-Turbo-Getriebes JCL 5,4 m 2.

      Wien, Eigenverlag o.J. um 1936. 1.Auflage, 38 Seiten Text und 76 Abbildungen auf 29 teils gefalteten Tafeln, Die Fotos zeigen Ansichten, Bauteile, Explosionszeichnungen, Elektrik- und Hydraulikschemen,...; der Plan zeigt den Panzerwagen in Auf-, Seiten- und Vorderansicht und einige Schnitten mit Querverweisen auf Detailzeichnungen der einzelnen Montagegruppen und den Hauptmaßen, Größe ca.376 x 120 cm; Voith-Turbo-Getriebe: 4°, 4Seiten Text und drei mehrfach gefaltete Tafeln. 4°, Softcover/Paperback Einband etwas berieben, Rücken mit Mausbiss, innen sehr guter und sauberer Zustand. ------------------------------------------------------------- Der Steyr ADGZ war eine Panzerspähwagen-Entwicklung des österreichischen Konzerns Steyr aus dem Jahre 1934. Er sollte sowohl für das Österreichische Bundesheer als auch für die Polizei eingesetzt werden. Nach dem Anschluss Österreichs wurden die Fahrzeuge in die Wehrmacht und von der SS übernommen. Die Entwicklung dieses Fahrzeuges begann 1934 und endete ein Jahr später. Insgesamt wurden von 1935 bis 1937 27 Fahrzeuge hergestellt. 12 ADGZ Radpanzer waren Teil der Armee, alle waren in der Schnellen Division eingesetzt, während 14 Fahrzeuge Teil der Polizei und Gendarmerie waren. Nach dem Anschluss wurden nahezu alle ADGZs von der Waffen-SS übernommen und für Polizeiaufgaben und zur Partisanenbekämpfung eingesetzt. Man orderte 1941 sogar noch weitere 25 Fahrzeuge welche dann 1942 auf dem Balkan und in der Sowjetunion eingesetzt wurden. Waffen, Panzer, Fahrzeuge,

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        Schliesst die Reihen gegen den faschistischen Krieg!.

      o. O., Kommunistische Partei der Schweiz 1936 - 8°, 23 S., Geh., Umschlag min. gebräunt, Knickspur längs, Stempel a. Innendeckel, Papier geröäunt. Erstausgabe. 600 gr. Schlagworte: Soziale Bewegung - allgemeinHelvetica - Allgemein [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Reichsparteitag der Ehre,

       1936. Diessen, Raumbild-Verlag Schönstein, 1936, Ganzleineneinband, Großformat, 61 Seiten, 100 Bilder, mit Brille, Einband berieben und fingerfleckig, Zustand 2-3 (P72) (P72) Versand D: 6,00 EUR

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      Carlo Signorelli, 1936. INTERLINGUE 0,05 In latino con introduzione e commento in italiano a cura di Cesare Boselli, brossura editoriale figurata, con titoli rossi e neri, ingiallita, con usura da scaffalatura e con macchie scure al piatto posteriore, pagine brunite attorno ai testi causa tempo, legatura lenta, con testatine a tema floreale USATO

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        PRO MILONE

      LUIGI LOFFREDO, NAPOLI 1936 - RACCOLTA SCOLASTICA DI CLASSICI LATINI E GRECI INTERLINGUE Collana diretta da Angelo Maggi, in latino con introduzione e commento in italiano a cura di Renato Preziosi, sua la dedica autografata all'occhiello, pagine brunite ai bordi causa tempo e con lievissima fioritura, brossura editoriale figurata, brunita, con bordi stanchi e con traccia di umidità

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      Charleroi - Paris: Dupuis . 1936 - 8°, 187 pp. [2], yellow endpapers, contemporary black suede binding with metal decoration on cover, bookplate on the title page (Very Good, old dedication on the title page, tiny tears in the inner lower part of first pages). An unusual French translation of a Slovene 19th novel Jurij Kozjak, slovenski jani?ar (Jurij Kozjak , Slovenian Janissary) by Josip Jur?i? (1844-1881), was printed in 1936 in Charleroi in Belgium. The book is bound is a stunning and elegant black suede binding with metal decoration in the shape of a crescent and star on the cover. The binding was made in the late 1930s or early 1940s. The dedication on the title page is dated 1944. The story of the book is set in 15th century Slovenia, in the time of Ottoman invasions. A protagonist of the story, a young boy Jurij Kozjak, a nobleman from a rich family, is sold to gipsies by his evil uncle, who wants to inherit the family’s fortune. The gipsies sell the boy to the Turks, who eventually sell him to the Ottomans, who train him to become their soldier. As a young man he becomes a fearless commander of the Janissaries, an elite infantry units of Ottoman Sultan's household troops, bodyguards and the first modern standing army in Europe. Only after leading an attack on his homeland, Jurij remembers his roots, recognises his father, who retired to the Sti?na Abbey, and finally takes over his family property. The author of the original text Josip Jur?i? is one of the most famous Slovenian writhers of the 19th century. A translator was a Slovenian missionary Ferdinand Kolednik (1907-1981), who translated this book to 9 languages. In 1935 he was became a rector of committee for Yugoslavian immigrants. After WWII he worked in Canada, Peru and Carinthia. For his translations to French he received a golden award by the French Academy.

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        The History of the Russian Revolution.

      New York, Simon and Schuster, 1936. - Three volumes in one. Reprint. Large 8vo., original cream cloth, lettered in black, cartographic endpapers, dust jacket, housed in a half red morocco folding box. Rare presentation copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper "To J. P. McKnight Leon Trotsky 10/1 1937 Cardenas San Louis (sic) Potosi". J. P. McKnight was a journalist for the Associated Press, who in 1937 interviewed Trotsky, newly arrived in Mexico, about the politics of the Far Eastern situation, the interview containing some prophetic remarks about the terrible fate awaiting Japan in a great war, and some fierce criticism of Stalin ("Stalin is conducting a civil war against the people"). - Covers slightly soiled, front hinge cracked but holding, dust jacket very rubbed and torn with loss at the extremities and substantial loss on the spine. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Minni Maus und das Entlein. Erzählt und illustriert von Walt Disney. Uebersetzt von Hans Schenk.

      Zuerich, Micky Maus Verlag - Bollmann, (1936). - 31 S. Mit 24 s/w Illustr., davon 4 ganzseitigen und 3 doppelseitigen farbigen stehauf Bildern (pop-ups), davon 2 auf den Vorsätzen. // Aus der Reihe: `Micky-Maus Wunder-Bücher` /// Vereinzelte kleine Flecken, restauriert. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 280 22 x 16,5 cm. Orig.-Halbleinenbd., mit farbigen Deckel-Illustr. (2 x dasselbe Motiv). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Recipes of All Nations; [together with:] English Recipes. Including the Traditional Dishes of Scotland, Ireland & Wales.

      London: Herbert Joseph Limited, [1935 & 1936] - 2 works, octavo (221 x 149 mm). Uniformly bound in contemporary black quarter calf, raised bands to spines lettered in gilt, compartments panelled in gilt, floral roll in blind to green cloth sides, black endpapers, top edges gilt. Extremities slightly rubbed, internally fresh. An excellent pair. First editions, first impressions, inscribed by the author in both works to the same recipient on the binder's blank. Recipes of All Nations is inscribed "To Toni, 'Animals feed, man eats; the man of sense and culture alone understands eating.' (Brillat-Savarin) Affect. Marcelle (the author!) Nov. 1936", and English Recipes is inscribed "To Toni, Why is English Cookery like 'the little girl who had a little curl right in the middle of her forehead?' Because 'when it is good, it is very good, and when it is bad it is horrid'! Affect. Marcelle (the author!)". Countess Morphy is the nom de plume of Marcelle Azra Hincks (c. 1874–1938), an America-born naturalised British citizen who wrote 13 cookery books. Her fifth book, Recipes of All Nations was first published in conjunction with Selfridges, where Morphy had demonstrated cookery techniques, and contains over 800 recipes from 18 countries. English Recipes was released in the next year. Bitting p. 331. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        When I was a boy in Ireland

      Lothrop, Lee and Shepard 1936 - 1936 hardcover is very good with shelfwear and lightly bumped corners. There is no dust jacket. A nice example of a very scarce book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      GIOVANNI CHIANTORE, 1936. ITALIANO 0,77 Annualità completa composta da 4 fascicoli trimestrali rilegati assieme, con coperta rigida in mezza tela rossa, con piatti marmorizzati leggermente ingialliti ai bordi, dorso con titoli d'oro, lievemente oscurato e con lievissime tracce d'uso, pagine brunite attorno ai testi da fattore tempo e qualità della carta, in italiano con parti di testo in latino e greco USATO

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        Aesop's Fables. Translated by Roger L'Estrange

      London: Harrap, 1936. One of 525 copies on handmade paper. Engraved title-page, 11 engraved plates and numerous decorations, by Stephen Gooden. 309pp. 1 vols. Tall 8vo. Publisher's original vellum, t.e.g., rest uncut. Bookplate. One of 525 copies on handmade paper. Engraved title-page, 11 engraved plates and numerous decorations, by Stephen Gooden. 309pp. 1 vols. Tall 8vo.

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      N.P. [London]: Oxford Clarendon Press, 1936. First Edition; first printing. Octavo. Very good condition unfaded dark navy blue clothbound hardcover with bright gold titles and publisher's device, without dust jacket. Lightly bumped corners; very slight rubbing at head and foot of spine, and on bottom edge of the cloth-covered boards. Binding firm. Front pastedown endpaper has what appears to be the word "Boston" written in ink, just below two erased ink lines, each 2-3 inches long, (the erasure has abraded some of the paper of the endpaper - but only in the limited area of the erased lines - and left tiny specks of whatever was formerly written there.) Previous owner's last name and first initial written neatly and compactly in ink on the upper right corner of the front free endpaper. 1936 printing date on title page just beneath the publisher's name. No additional printings noted. "Printed in Great Britain" statement on the verso of the title page, which is otherwise blank. No marks to text. No foxing on any of the pages. Top edge of textblock unmarked but slightly (and evenly) darkened from dust. The other text block edges are lighter in color, and unmarked. A very attractive 1st edition copy in remarkably well-preserved condition. Shelve case 2. Dupont.

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        56 issues of the Journal of the Malayan Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society (between 1936 & 1963)

      Malayan Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, Singapore 1936 - 1936-1963. 56 issues of the Journal. Offers considered for individual issues or short runs. XIV, Pt III 1936; XVI, Pt I 1938; XX, Pt II 1947; XXI, pt 3 1948 (Index vols 1-20); XXI, pt 1 1948; XXI, pt 2 1948 (Mohammedan Divorce by Khula; Inheritance in Negri Sembilan by Hustice E.N. Taylor); XXII, pt 1 1949 (Miscellaneous papers); XXII, pt 2 1949 (Sungei Ujong by J.M. Gullick); XXII, pt. 3 1949 (Papers relating to Trengganu by Sheppard, Hill & Gibson-Hill); XXII, pt 4 1949 (Papers relating to the Sambas Finds by Sir Roland Braddell, Prof. Nilakanta Sastri, Dr Quaritch Wales, Tom Harrisson & Tan Yeok Seong); XXIIIU Pt 1 1950 (Miscellaneous Papers by Braddell, Hill, Tan Soo Dhye & Gibson-Hill); XXIII,pt 2 1950 (Early Penang & the rise of Singapore 1805-1832 - East India Company documents (ed. Cowan)); XXIII, pt 3 1950 (Misc. papers Tom Harrisson etc.); XXIV Pt 1 1951 (misc. papers, Braddell, Gullick et al); XXIV pt 2 1951 no. 155 (Yap Ah Loy by S.M. Middlebrook & J.M. Gullick); XXIV Pt 3 1951 no. 156 (Traces of a bronze age culture associated with iron age implements in region of Klang and the Tembeling, Malaya and other papers by Dr W. Linehan); XXIV pt 4 1951 no. 157 (Sir Frank Swettenham's Perak Journals 1874-1876 (ed. C.D. Cowan)); XXV pt 1 1952 no. 158 (misc. papers by Sir Richard Winstedt, J.E. Kempe et al); XXV pts 2&3 1952 no. 159 (Sejarah Melayu or 'Malay Annals (translation of Raffles MS 18 with commentary by C.C. Brown)); XXV pts 4&5 1952 No. 160 (Docs relating to John Clunies Ross, Alexander Hare and the establishment of the Colony on the Cococ-Keeling Islands - edited by C.A. Gibson-Hill); XXVI pt 1 1953, no.161 (Misc. papers); XXVI pt 2 1953 no.162 (The Stone Age in Malaya by M.W.F. Tweedie); XXVI pt 3 1953 no.163 (Captain Speedy of Larut by J.M. Gullick); XXVI pt 4 1953 no.164 (The Cambridge University Expedition to parts of the Malay Peninsula 1899-1900 - personal accounts by W.W. Skeat and Dr. F.F. Laidlaw); XXVII pt 1 1954 no.165 (Misc. papers); XXVII pt 2 1954 no.166 (Malayan Fishing Methods by T.W. Burdon & M.L. Parry); XXVII pt 3 1954 no.167 (A digest of Customary Law from Sungai Ujong by Sir Richard Winstedt and Dr. P.E. de Josselin de Jong); XXVII pt 4 1954 no.168 (The Journal of Sir Hugh Low, Perak, 1877 - edited by Emily Sadka); XXVIII pt 2 1955 no.170 (Papers on Johore Lama and rhe Portuguese in Malaya 1511-1641 by I.A. Macgregor, C.A. Gibson-Hill & G. de G. Sieveking); XXVIII pt 3 1955 no.171 (The Hikayat Abdullah - an annotated translation by A.H. Hill); XXVIII pt 4 1955 no.172 (Kuala Lumpur 1880-1895 by J.M. Gullick); XXIX pt 2 1956 no.174 (Papers on the Malayan Metal Age by Joel Loewenstein & G. Sieveking); XXIX pt 4 1956 no.176 (The Keris & other Malay weapons by A.H. Hill; Keris Types and Terms by Geoffrey Hodgson); XXX pt 1 1957 no.177 (Misc. papers); XXX pt 2 1957 no.178 (Malay Sufism as illustrated in an anonymous collection of 17th century tracts by A.H. Johns); XXX pt 3 1957 no.179 (British Policy in the Malay Peninsula and Archipelago 1824-1871 by Nicholas Tarling); XXX pt 4 1957 no.180 (Malay Customs and beliefs by R.J. Wilkinson); XXXI pt 1 1958 no.181 (Misc. papers); XXXI pt 2 1958 no.182 (The Nanhai Trade - A Study of the Early History of Chinese Trade in the South China Sea by Wang Gungwu); XXXI pt 3 1958 no.183 (A History of Classical Malay Literature by Sir Richard Winstedt); XXXI pt 4 1958 no.184 (The Moluccan Spice Monopoly, 1770-1824 by H.R.C. Wright); XXXII pt 2 1959 no.186 (Geographical Notes on Some Commodities involving the Sung Maritime Trade by Paul Wheatley); XXXII pt 3 1959 no.187 (Chinese Names - Notes on the use of surnames and personal names by the Chinese in Malaya by Russell Jones); XXXII pt 4 1959 no.188 (The Economics of the Handloom Industry on the East Coadt of Malaya by E.K. Fisk); XXXIII pt 1 1960 no.189 (Misc. papers); XXXIII pt 2 1960 no.190 (Hikayat Raja-Raja Pasai - a revised romanised version with an English translation, an introduction and notes by A.M. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        100% Money

      New York: Adelphi Publication, 1936. Hardcover. Good. Revised edition. Signed by author in black ink on front end paper, inscribed to former owner (who was a fellow member in New Haven Colony Historical Society) dated July 1936. Author's cartoon bookplate on paste down. Good+ in Good+ dust jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. A ding to the front board, corresponding to a closed tear in the jacket's front panel. Bookplate has some foxing, front hinge a little weak. Jacket chipped along edges, heaviest at head; toned spine panel, price-clipped, back panel rubbed. A very nice presentation copy from the economist with its rare dust jacket.

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        Twenty-Five Poems.

      London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1936 - Octavo. Original grey boards, titles to spine in blue, top edge stained blue. With the dust jacket. Very mild crease along spine, very faint spotting to endpapers and edges, paperclip rust mark to top edge rear two leaves, pastedown and rear flap; still an excellent copy in the jacket with tiny chips top corners and head of spine panel. First edition, first impression. One of 730 copies printed of Thomas's landmark collection, publishing the poems of "this young Welsh poet" who "has, during the last two years, attracted an unusual amount of attention with his Dionysiac verse" (jacket blurb). [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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