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        Tipos Psicológicos.Versión directa del alemán por Ramón de la Serna

      Buenos Aires, Sur, 1936. 4to.; 590 pp., 1 h. Primera edición y traducción al español. Cubiertas originales.

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        ABSALOM, ABSALOM

      Random House, New York 1936 - Very Good in a Very Good+ dust jacket.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rapports présentés au Premier Congrès International du Raisin et du Jus de Raisin. (Tunis, 18 au 23 Octobre 1936). Le point de vue italien

      Milano - Roma, Federazione Nazionale dei Consorzi per la Viticoltura , 1936. 4to. alargado; 60 pp., 1 h. Cubiertas originales.

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        AIZ.Das Illustrierte Volksblatt

      1936. HEARTFIELD, John. AIZ. Das Illustrierte Volksblatt. Volume XV No. 28. With photomontage by John Heartfield. Folio, loose as issued. Berlin: Neuer Deutscher Verlag, 1936. |~||~||~||~||~| From 1930 to 1938 Heartfield provided photomontages that were published in the Arbeiter-Illustrierte Zeitung. Many of these astonishing images are masterpieces of the art of caricature, and resulted in Heartfield having to flee for his life. This issue has the photomontage depicting A hand crucified on a Swastika with the caption "save Edgar Andre, the German fighter for Peace!" A fine copy. David Evans. John Heartfield AIZ pp.382-383

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        Fifty Years of American Golf (in Slipcase)

      Dodd, Mead & Company, New York 1936 - The 1936 signed/limited, in its red cloth and issued simultaneoulsy with the more common trade edition. #182 OF 350 COPIES SIGNED BY H.B. MARTIN at the limitation. Solid and VG, with still-bright gilt-lettering along the spine. Light spotting at the panels but crisp and firm and very presentable. Thick octavo, 423 pgs. (including wonderful black-and-white photos thruout), top-edge gilt. Also includes a VG example of the publisher's original printed slipcase, with light scuffing and wear at the panels and edges. Historic stamp of "The Merion Cricket Club" at the front free endpaper, the rear pastedown and at the foot of several of the pages of text. An interesting association: the club, located in Haverford, PA and founded in 1865, serviced the wealthy along Philadelphia's legendary Mainline and is located just up the road from one of the hallowed spots in American golf, The Merion Golf Club (which has hosted 6 U.S. Opens) in Ardmore. Signed by Author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        UNFAMILIAR LAFCADIO HEARN. By Kenneth P. Kirkwood.

      FIRST AND ONLY LIMITED EDITION OF 500 COPIES Tokyo 1936, - Hokuseido. Blue cloth, facsimile dust jacket,97pb.w. photos. FIRST & ONLY LIMITED EDITION OF 500 COPIES Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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        News From Tartary: A Journey from Peking to Kashmir

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1936. Octavo. Original dark red cloth, titles to spine gilt, Chinese characters to front board gilt, top edge red. With the dust jacket. With frontispiece, 31 plates, and a partially coloured folding map. Sporadic faint foxing to contents; an excellent copy in the bright, unclipped jacket, with a few nicks and minor chips to extremities. First edition, first impression. The author, Peter Fleming (1907?-1971) was an editor at The Spectator, as well as a seasoned traveller and sportsman. In August 1934 he "once again set off for the Far East with a far-ranging commission from The Times. After a brief shooting trip with friends in the Caucasus he travelled on to Harbin in Manchuria, where by chance he met the Swiss traveller Ella (Kini) Maillart. It transpired that they both wanted to walk and ride from China to India, and though they both preferred to travel alone, they agreed to join forces. This epic journey of some 3500 miles on foot or ponies, through the remote province of Sinkiang (Xinjiang), with many dangers, hardships, and hold-ups, took them seven months, from February to September 1935. This, the most arduous of Fleming's long journeys, he chronicled in fourteen long articles in The Times and later in his book News from Tartary (1936)" (ODNB).

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        Manuscript of two works: Christmas Literature, A Bibliographical Study. [With:] The Tryal of Old Father Christmas

      Privately Printed at the Sign of the Holly Wreath, [Chicago] 1936 - UNIQUE. Typescript within ruled borders, pen-and-ink and colored drawings and decorations, all done by the author. 3 vols. 4to. Author's manuscript of two major works on the bibliography and history of Christmas. Christmas Literature, later titled Christmas Through the Centuries, was published in 1938 by W.M. Hill, Chicago in an edition of 500 copies by the Red Hart Press. The Tryal of Old Father Christmas, a history of the controversies about celebrating the holiday, as well as an edition of Josiah King's text, was published in 1937 in an edition of 500 copies by the Torch Press. The present typescripts contain illustrations and borders, drawn and illuminated by the author. The author was a Law Professor at the University of Chicago. Bound in quarter red-morocco, giltholly-leaf ornaments, over vellum boards, spines gilt, t.e.g., gold-stamped green leather title labels on spines, by the Monastery Hill Bindery, Chicago, in a divided red cloth open-faced slipcase Typescript within ruled borders, pen-and-ink and colored drawings and decorations, all done by the author. 3 vols. 4to

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        R E [Robert E ] Lee; Volumes I-IV (Pulitzer Prize Edition)

      New York: Scribner's, 1936. Four Volumes. Pulitzer Prize Edition. All volumes Near Fine. Volumes I and II in Very Good jackets, with chipping and toning to the spine, a few splashes, and mild soil. Volume I has professionally repairs to jacket at the spine folds. Volume III in a Fair jacket with splashing to the front and rear panels and about half the spine panel missing. Volume IV lacking dust jacket. A very presentable set of this landmark biography, scarce in dust jackets.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Two Boys go Sailing. Illustrated by Brigid Ganly.

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

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        A Gun for Sale

      London: William Heinemann,, 1936. An Entertainment. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt, claret endpapers. Ownership signature to front free endpaper, spine very lightly cocked and a touch faded and with a small mark. Very nice indeed. First edition, first impression of one of Greene's most notable and least common early novels.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        RUPERT ANNUAL 1936 - THE NEW ADVENTURES OF RUPERT

      Daily Express 1936 - 1936. Very good condition with no wrapper. The very first Rupert annual and the first Rupert book to be illustrated by Alfred Bestall. Red cloth with illustration of Rupert sitting reading on front cover. Black, red and white illustrations. The first time Rupert appeared wearing his now famous red jumper. (Tourtel's Rupert was dressed in blue). 124 pages. First story is Rupert and the Wonderful Kite. Spine and corners bumped. Tiny dent to top edge of rear cover. Spine is very slightly faded. There are a few very light marks to covers. Pencil name has been erased from belongs to box. Colouring pages completed. Tear to edge of last page (b/w illustration of Rupert has been coloured in). Some hinges cracked/pulled and some light fingering. A nice copy of this original annnual. [R] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        TOTS COM UN SOL HOME

      Seix i Barral 1936 - Soporte: Entelado/On linen. Localidad: Barcelona. Tamaño del cartel: 69x99 El cartel está en buenas condiciones.

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        André Gide EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Denoël & Steele, 1936. Fine. Denoël & Steele, Paris 1936, 11x17cm, broché. - Edition on current paper. Precious autograph signed by the author Paul Léautaud. Iconography. Few bites without gravity affecting mainly photographs of André Gide. Complete copy of the prayer insert. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant. Précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Paul Léautaud. Iconographie. Quelques petites piqûres sans gravité affectant essentiellement les photographies représentant A. Gide. Exemplaire complet de son prière d'insérer.

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        AESOP'S FABLES

      London: George G. Harrap and Co, 1936. No. 5 OF EIGHT COPIES ON VELLUM, SIGNED BY THE ARTIST (and 525 copies on paper) n. Hardcover. Remarkably Pleasing Gooden Engravings, one of Just Eight Copies on Vellum. 283 x 213 mm (11 1/8 x 8 3/8"). 312, [2] pp. Translated by Sir Robert L'Estrange. No. 5 OF EIGHT COPIES ON VELLUM, SIGNED BY THE ARTIST (and 525 copies on paper). Very fine publisher's special binding of russet crushed morocco designed by the artist and executed by Sangorski & Sutcliffe (stamp-signed on front turn-in), covers gilt with strapwork frame featuring grape clusters in the corners and a prancing fox in the center, raised bands flanked by gilt rules, spine panels with a central gilt grape cluster, gilt titling, gilt-ruled turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt on the rough. In an excellent brown textured cloth box with matching slipcase. With 201 charming historiated initials, hand-colored in part by a former owner, and 12 FINE ENGRAVED ILLUSTRATIONS BY STEPHEN GOODEN (including the engraved title page), a couple of these partially hand colored. Campbell Dodgson, pp. 104-15. Leather with minor naturally occurring variations in color, one plate with very faint dampstain, a handful of tiny marginal smudges of stray coloring, otherwise an extremely pleasing copy, the vellum particularly smooth and bright, and the special binding lustrous and unworn. This is the very rare luxury version of Stephen Gooden's "magnum opus," one of the best illustrated versions of Aesop ever printed, and one of the finest illustrated books of the 20th century. It includes L'Estrange's preface to the whole collection, his reflections on each fable reprinted here, and "The Life of Aesop." According to the DNB, Gooden (1892-1955) was an engraver who "worked chiefly as a book illustrator-a field that fascinated him from childhood-beginning in 1923 with the Nonesuch Press 'Anacreon.' He contributed to 20 works, notably the Bible (Nonesuch, five volumes, 1925-27), 'The Fables of Jean de la Fontaine' (2 volumes, Heinemann, 1931), and the present work. Also, Gooden designed and engraved more than 40 bookplates, including those for Queen Elizabeth, Princess Elizabeth, and Princess Margaret, as well as four for the Royal Library, Windsor Castle." Gooden's engravings have a very strong appeal no matter the surface on which they appear, but they are particularly satisfying on the lustrous, buttery vellum of this special edition. While paper copies of this work appear on the market with some regularity, ABPC and Rare Book Hub find only one vellum copy at auction in the past 40 years.

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        The Story of Ferdinand

      Viking Press 1936 - A very good first edition in a very good price-clipped dust jacket. First Published 1936 stated on the copyright page. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Reichsparteitag der Ehre. (= Raumbild-Zeitgeschichte, Band II).

      München, Raumbild-Verlag Otto Schönstein, 1936.. 1.Auflage, 61 Seiten mit 100 (davon 22 montierten) Raumbildaufnahmen und der häufig fehlenden Raumbildbrille, 4°,, Leinen- Hardcover/Pappeinband,. Einband etwas berieben und angestaubt, sonst guter und sauberer Zustand

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        Typed letter inscribed

      1936. MITCHELL, Margaret.Typed letter signed.Atlanta, June 1, 1936.Typed letter signed and inscribed by Margaret Mitchell to her editor with exceptional content, written one month before publication of Gone With the Wind, including material on royalties, travel to New York, speaking engagements, the process of writing, and the possibility of selling the movie rights.This exceptional and lengthy letter offers great insight into Mitchell?'s relationship with her publisher and glimpses of her strong personality and vibrant sense of humor. The recipient, Harold Latham, an editor at Macmillan, had famously pried the manuscript of Gone With the Wind away from Mitchell the year before on a visit to Atlanta. On a tour of the South to find new writers, Latham received reports that Mitchell had a manuscript, a fact she repeatedly denied. Then she admitted that although there was a manuscript, it was unfinished. Finally, on the eve of Latham?'s departure, Mitchell showed up at his hotel with the entire manuscript—a pile of papers so large Latham needed to buy an extra suitcase just for it. Although she regretted the action immediately and wrote to Latham asking him to return the manuscript, Latham refused, saying that he was certain that with revisions it would be not only publishable but popular. The story of Latham?'s ?"discovery?" of Mitchell almost instantly passed into legend and became almost as well known as the book itself.Macmillan initially offered Mitchell a $500 advance, with 10% royalties on the first 10,000 copies and 15% royalties thereafter. After seeing the length of the final revised manuscript that Mitchell sent them—over 400,000 words—Macmillan realized that they would either have to raise the price on the book (a difficult proposition during the Depression) or cut the material down drastically. They offered Mitchell a choice: cut the book or accept a downward revision of all royalties to 10%. Mitchell opted for a lengthier tome with the lighter royalties. But after intense pre-publication publicity and the fortuitous selection of Gone With the Wind as a Book of the Month Club selection, it became clear that the book was going to be a best-seller, and Macmillan generously offered to reinstate the original terms of the contract with Mitchell (Macmillan?'s generosity extended to its own employees later that year when they gave all their employees an 18% bonus based solely on the success of the book). The letter, dated a month before official publication of the book, opens with an acknowledgement of the new terms: ?"Dear Mr. Latham; When Lois Cole?'s letter arrived, telling me of the revision of the royalties, I wired her immediately—well, not exactly immediately for I had to wait to get my breath—and asked her to thank every one concerned in the matter. And now I want to thank you personally because I know you were very much concerned about it. Your letter of May 27 has just arrived and at the end of it you speak of this rearrangement of royalties as being one more evidence of your desire to deal fairly with me. I really do not need further evidence of that now! I am firmly convinced that even Jurgen himself never dealt more fairly with a woman than Macmillan has with me! You have been more than kind, more than generous in this matter, as in others. Really, I had put the whole matter of the cut in royalties out of my mind, for so much had happened since then. Besides, at the time when the matter first came up, when you were in Europe, I thought, ?'They are putting a lot of money behind my book for advertising purposes. A lot more money than they usually put for a new and unknown author. And the advertising probably more than makes up for the cut in royalties.… So, you see, I wasn?'t sucking my thumb and pouting all this time and when the good news arrived it was just as exciting and delightful as when the Easter Rabbit used to pay his annual visit when I was a child.?"After a long discussion of possible travel plans to New York, Mitchell give a humorous account of a speaking engagement in Atlanta where she employed unusual tactics to insure that it would be ?"my swan song as a speaker?": ?"I elected to speak on reference works… if I do say it myself, Carlysle?'s ?'Essay on Burns?' couldn?'t have been duller.?" (Yet Mitchell goes on to describe a talk that sounds wry and witty, telling a story about a conversation with a backwoods farmer: ?"He answered my questions and then, curious about writers, asked a plenty. I told him with deep feeling that writing was a dreary, dull job. You sweated, and groaned and itched and broke out in rashes and then felt like you smelled bad. And he said with sympathy, ?'When you come right down to it, writing a book ain?'t so very different from spreading manure, is it??") She goes on to discuss Latham?'s home, comment on possible movie rights (?"I was very interested in your remarks about the movie rights and shall wait with even more interest for developments?"), and to request that he forward a letter to a critic in New York. Her signature is followed by a typed post-script, which is followed by a hand-written one: ?"P.S.S. I was interrupted and the day has passed with out this being mailed and without my letter to Mr. Jackson being finished. I want this to get you before you go away so will not enclose the letter to him. I hope you have a fine time.?"Mitchell remained close friends with Latham for the rest of her life. He was with her in Atlanta when she was awarded the Pulitzer prize for literature, more confident she would win it than Mitchell herself was. At the Atlanta premiere for the movie in 1939, Latham was an honored guest, along with Mitchell and the stars of the film.An extraordinary Margaret Mitchell item with exceptional content.

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        THE GENERAL THEORY OF EMPLOYMENT INTEREST AND MONEY

      Macmillan and Co. Limited. London. 1936. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (8.7 x 5.7 inches). Publishers dark blue cloth with four blind ruled lines on each board. Spine ruled and lettered in gilt. Aside from some very light offsetting to the blank endpapers, from the dustwrapper, this is a fine, bright copy with the gilt still gleaming. Original dustwrapper with the price (5/- NET) still intact on the inner front flap. Previous owners neat name on the top front panel and some minor rubbing to the extremities. A couple of small chips to the corners and a couple of very small creases to the bottom of the rear panel but overall a smart and sharp copy of this classic work.

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        The General Theory of Employment Interest and Money

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited,, 1936. Octavo. Original dark green cloth, gilt lettered spine, double gilt rules to spine, double blind rules to covers. With the dust jacket. Ownership inscription on front free endpaper, jacket toned (spine more noticeably so) and torn at head (with partial loss affecting lettering), spine rolled, a little dust marking to top edge. A very good copy. First edition, first impression of this key work. Written in the aftermath of the Great Depression, Keynes' masterpiece is generally regarded as one of the most influential social science treatises of the century. It "subjected the definitions and theories of the classical school of economists to a penetrating scrutiny and found them seriously inadequate and inaccurate" (PMM), quickly and permanently changing the way the world looked at the economy and the role of government in society.

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        Autograph Note Signed to photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt, January 28/59

      - Pen and ink on paper. 1 vols. 7-1/2 x 5-1/2 inches. A Proper Ecdysiast to Eisie. "Eisie, Dear Eisie-The first time was 1936-the second 1941-the third 1957 and now after all these years I'm still smiling for you and at you with Love and deep admiration. Gypsy Rose Lee." Pen and ink on paper. 1 vols. 7-1/2 x 5-1/2 inches

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        Song Without Words; A Book of Engravings

      NY: Random House, 1936. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. parchment spine and laminated gold boards. Very good. Ward, Lynd. Unpaginated. 25 x 16 1/2 cm. Limited edition, copy 693 of 1250 signed by Lynd Ward. Series of black and white wood engravings printed with wide page margins on French leaved paper. Clean, bright copy, vellum spine and boards laminated in gold. Interior contents clean and fresh, back cover slightly rubbed, adhesion marks and toning to endpapers.

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        Mort à crédit EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier

      Paris: Denoël & Steele, 1936. Fine. Denoël & Steele, Paris 1936, 14,5x22cm, broché. - First edition, one of 750 numbered copies on Alfa paper.Minuscules minor marginal tears and without missing on the front cover, nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 750 exemplaires numérotés sur alfa. Minuscules déchirures marginales sans gravité et sans manque sur le premier plat, agréable exemplaire.

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        Mules and Men.

      Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co, London. 1936 - First U.K. edition. Octavo. 343 pages. Ten illustrations by Miguel Covarrubias. Foreword by Franz Boas. Hurston's second book, including many black folktales collected in Florida and a large section on hoodoo.Head of spine and one corner very slightly bumped. Fine in near-fine dustwrapper with a 5 cm closed tear to the rear panel and a faint thumbnail-sized stain to the spine. A lovely copy of a scarce and important book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Military Report on Cyprus. For Official Use Only.

      London: Prepared by the General Staff, War Office, 1936 - Octavo. Original khaki cloth-backed printed boards, title in black to the spine. Externally a little rubbed and soiled, front hinge almost imperceptibly repaired, ink stamp of the National Army Museum to the front pastedown, light toning to text, overall very good. 2 large folding coloured maps in end-pocket, 2 folding tables. First thus, 625 copies only. Uncommon, Copac listing only BL and IWM, OCLC adds copies in the Cheshire Library System, and at the Australian War Memorial. Issued as a response to the Nicosia Disorders of 1931, this typically thorough War Office geographical over-view superseded the previous report of 1913. This copy with the ownership inscription of writer Alan Sillitoe, a keen student of military cartography. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Mules and Men

      London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd., 1936. 1st UK Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo format - 8.5" tall. Miguel Covarrubias. A very good copy in brown cloth with a slightly embrowned illustrated dustwrapper with minor chips to head and tail of spine region and previous owner's name to head of top wrap. Not price clipped. The comprehensive study of African American folklore and "Hoodoo". Printed in America and published in the UK. With ten illustrations and frontispiece by Miguel Covarrubias.

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        MEN OF CONCORD

      WYETH, N.C.. (WYETH,N.C.)illus. MEN OF CONCORD by Henry Thoreau. Boston: Houghton Mifflin 1936 (1936). 4to (6 1/2 x 9 1/2"), green cloth, 255p., index, small erasure mark on endpaper else FINE IN DUST WRAPPER (dw small archival mend at spine end else VG+). 1st edition. Illustrated by Wyeth with wrapper illus. (not repeated in book), pictorial endpapers plus 10 color plates. There are also 24 pen and ink drawings attributed to N.C. in the book, but actually done by ANDREW WYETH under his father's supervision (Allen p.220). THIS COPY IS SIGNED AND DATED 1936 BY WYETH ON THE TITLE PAGE! This is a great copy, not often found signed.

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        Typed letter signed

      1936. Signed. MITCHELL, Margaret.Typed letter signed.Atlanta, Georgia, August 22, 1936.Fascinating August 22, 1936 typed letter signed by Mitchell, writing psychiatrist Dr. Charles E. Mayos on her personal letterhead only months after publication of Gone with the Wind, with revealing insights into her early desire to become a psychiatrist as she writes, in part: "Nothing could have pleased me more than to have a psychiatrist praise the pattern of Scarlett O'Hara's emotional life… your words of praise about 'the accurate description of human emotions' pleased me so much."Mitchell's August 22, 1936 letter to psychiatrist Dr. Charles E. Mayos, written mere months after publication of Gone with the Wind, is one of the few known letters in which she offers revealing personal information, for Mitchell was famed for a profound "reticence about her life… so deep, in fact, that some of her closest friends claimed they were never sure they really knew her" (Jones, Tomorrow is Another Day). Here she writes of her early hopes of becoming a psychiatrist and of being "forced to leave college when my mother died as I was the only daughter in the family, and was needed at home to keep house. I hoped for years to go back to medical school." Her letter also affirms what Mitchell often insisted about Gone with the Wind—that the novel, in her own words, was entirely "written through Scarlett's eyes. What she understood was written down; what she did not understand—and there were many things beyond her comprehension, they were left to the reader's imagination, even as they were left to Scarlett's" (Harwell, Gone with the Wind Letters, 102). Her correspondent, Dr. Mayos, was on the staff of Watertown State Hospital in Illinois after serving as a captain in the Medical Corps at Camp Grant, Illinois. Mitchell's letter, in typescript on her personal letterhead, reads: "August 22, 1936, Dear Doctor Mayos: Since my book 'Gone With The Wind' was published I have received a number of letters, but non quite as penetrating as yours. I had thought, and frequently said with all sincerity, that I had written a purely objective novel—a novel that had nothing of myself or my own experiences in it—then your letter comes and sets me to wondering. Nothing could have please me more than to have a psychiatrist praise the pattern of Scarlett O'Hara's emotional life. I am one of those people who are disliked by all real psychiatrists. I am a layman who knows just a little about abnormal psychology. I started out to be a psychiatrist, but, unfortunately, was forced to leave college when my mother died as I was the only daughter in the family, and was needed at home to keep house. I hoped for years to go back to medical school, and with that idea in view kept up my studies. I realize that I know all the tops of abnormal psychology—and have none of the basic and rudimentary knowledge. Its [sic] like knowing geometry and never having known the multiplication tables. Perhaps you can understand, after this explanation, why your words of praise about 'the accurate description of human emotions' pleased me so much. Sincerely [signed] Margaret Mitchell [typescript] Margaret Mitchell."Text crisp and dark, only faint foldlines. A fine signed letter.

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        Gone With the Wind

      New York: Macmillan 1936 - First edition, first printing (May 1936). Signed by Mitchell on the front free endpaper. Publisher's gray cloth, lettered in teal. Very good, with some light toning to the spine, light rubbing to the extremities, spine shaken with minor fraying to the spine ends and a few creases, otherwise tight binding without any signs of starting, a hint of minor spotting to the top edge, a few minor creases to the bright and clean pages. Overall, a clean and presentable copy, signed by Mitchell. Gone with the Wind won Margaret Mitchell both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Perhaps best described as a work of historical fiction, Gone with the Wind also has many of the trappings of a traditional bildungsroman and romance novel, although critics argue that it does not fully fall under the category of either genre. The novel tells of archetypal Southern belle Scarlett O'Hara as she grows from a young woman into maturity against the backdrop of the American Civil War. Like many of the early 20th century Southern writers, Mitchell portrays an idyllic image of the antebellum South. While it can be legitimately criticized for its insensitivity to the treatment of African Americans who were enslaved, Mitchell's novel demonstrates how the South was decimated by the Civil War and continued to suffer under the Northern-sanctioned Restoration. Also the basis of the 1939 Academy Award-winning movie, the conflicted love story of rebellious Scarlett and Rhett Butler remains an American classic. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: B & B Rare Books, Ltd., ABAA]
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        Murder in Mesopotamia

      London: The Crime Club by Collins,, 1936. A New Poirot Story. Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine in black, top edge orange. With the pictorial dust jacket. Housed in a dark green board solander box. Jacket design by Robin Macartney. Gentle fading to spine, light tanning to endpapers. An excellent copy in a slightly rubbed jacket with mildly toned spine panel, a few nicks and chips to extremities, and a small closed tear to head of spine repaired with tape to verso. First edition, first impression. A remarkably well-preserved copy and very uncommon in such condition. With a Crime Club membership postcard loosely inserted.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Shusei Meiga Shirabe : Kanoha

      Unsodo Showa 11 (1936), Kyoto - Folding album, text in Japanese. Lavishly hand-coloured silk cover. Stain on the cover. With original slipcase. Chipping and rubbing on the slipcase edges. Edges and corners of the slipcase bumbed. Gorgeous full-coloured woodblock prints from the design of the Kano School artists are in good condition. 10 plates, complete. Reproduced as a decorative painting album from Kano Sanraku to Kaihou Yusetsu with original slipcase and original purple ribbon. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kagerou Bunko (ABAJ, ILAB)]
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        The ABC Murders

      London: The Crime Club,, 1936. Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine black. With the dust jacket. Housed in a red quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. Spine rolled and faded, edges of text block lightly foxed; an excellent copy in the unclipped jacket with sunned spine, minor loss to spine ends, internal tape repairs, and some shallow chips and creases to extremities. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Nikola Tesla. Spomenica porodom negave 80 godicnice [Kyrillisch]. - Livre commemoratif a l'occasion de son 80eme anniversaire. - Gedenkbuch anläßlich seines 80. Geburtstages. - Memorandum book on the occasion of his 80ieth birthday. (Redacteur: Slavko Boksan).

      Belgrad, Institut Nikola Tesla, 1936.. 519 S. mit einigen teils ganzseit. Textabb. Gr.-8°. OLwd. (etw. fleckig).. Erste Ausgabe, beiliegend ein Telegramm von Nikola Tesla an Bernhard Baule zum Dank für dessen im vorliegenden Werk abgedruckten Rede zur Gedenkfeier und Promotion in Graz. - Die zum 80. Geburtstag von Nikola Tesla erschienen Festschrift ist die erste große internationale Würdigung seiner Verdienste. Davor war 1932 als größeres Werk nur "Nikola Tesla und sein Werk und die Entwicklung der Elektrotechnik, der Hochfrequenz- und Hochspannungstechnik und der Radiotechnik von Slavko Boksan" erschienen. Slavko Boksan fungiert auch als Herausgeber dieses Bandes und war einer der ersten in Europa der sich bemühte die Verdienste von Nikola Tesla einer breiteren Öffentlichkeit nahe zu bringen. Das Werk selbst enthält eine Vielzahl von Grußadressen aus der ganzen Welt, dazu aber auch wissenschaftliche Artikel zu den Folgen seiner Erfindungen, Exzerpte aus wissenschatlichen Arbeiten von Nikola Tesla, eine Auflistung seiner patente und eine Aufstellung der wichtigsten Daten aus Teslas Leben und Schaffen. - Die Texte in Serbokroatisch, Französisch, Englisch oder Deutsch. - Papierbedingt gebräunt.

      [Bookseller: Matthäus Truppe Buchhandlung & Antiquari]
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        Eigenh. Postkarte mit U. („E L Kirchner").

      Davos, 3. III. 1936. - 1 S. 8vo. An K. W. Senn mit der Vereinbarung eines Besuchs: „Nun gut, dann erwarte ich Sie also nach Ihrem Briefe Donnerstag Nachmittag am besten so ½3 Uhr. Ich werde ein paar Bilder bereitstellen und freue mich, Ihre Bekanntschaft zu machen [.]".

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        The Story of Ferdinand

      New York: The Viking Press, , 1936. Square quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in pink morocco, titles to spine gilt, block of Ferdinand to front board with colour flowers inlaid to front board, patterned endpapers along with the original pictorial endpapers, gilt edges. Black and white illustrations throughout by Robert Lawson. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing. A beautifully bound copy of this classic children's tale, of a bull who liked to smell flowers under the cork tree rather than fight in bull fights. Published just months before the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, many saw it as a Pacifist title. It was banned in several countries, including Spain. Hitler ordered the title to be burned, while Stalin allowed it to be the only non communist children's title allowed in Poland and Mahatma Gandhi proclaimed it as his favourite book. This title was also the basis for the 1938 Walt Disney animated short which won the Academy Award that year in the best short film category.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Sous le Ciel (DU NUMÉRO 1 à 30).

      - Les 30 premiers numéros du n°1 en 1936 au n° 30 de 1939. AVEC UNE LETTRE MANUSCRITE DE DOM NÉROMAN concernant une affaire en justice, ses livres et la très prochaine publication de son ouvrage "La Leçon de Platon". INTROUVABLE TÊTE DE COLLECTION de cette revue traitant d'astrologie, de radiesthésie et de géomancie, de Dom Néroman (pseud. de Pierre Maurice Rougié), astrologue français né à Gramat en 1884. Ingénieur civil des Mines de Saint-Étienne, il marqua profondément la vie astrologique française des années 1930 jusqu'à sa mort en 1953. Il créa notamment le « Collège astrologique de France » et les éditions « Sous le Ciel ». ON JOINT : 12 numéros de la revue Astro-radiesthésie de 1938 et 1939 (production du Collège astrologique de France). Rel. demi-basane verte, plats de papier marbré, dos titré et daté dorés à nerfs, couv. conservées (gouttière parfois rognée court, rares petites déchirures sans manque). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arca librairie]
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        Danemark. Kopenhagen Fischmarkt

      Denmark.: Andreasen & Lachmann.. Ca. 1936.. Poster, color lithograph, 39 x 24 1/2 inches (99 x 62 cm). Professionally mounted on linen, minimising soft creasing and minor edge repairs at lower left edge. Beautiful image of a Copenhagen fishmarket, evoking the mist of early morning. .

      [Bookseller: oldimprints.com]
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        The General Theory of Employment Interest and Money

      Harcourt Brace and Company 1936 - Edición de 1936. Tapa dura encuadernada en tela azul. Letras en dorado en tapa y lomo. Lomo impecable roce en borde de tapas y esquinas 830 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Eduardo Martínez Moreira]
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        Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain

      London & New York: Oxford University Press,, 1936. Quarto. Original pictorial boards. With the dust jacket. Colour illustrations throughout. Light roll to spine, light wear along edges, a touch up of red to ends of spine, occasional light spotting, in the dust jacket with spine faded and creased, wear to extremities, small stain to front panel near spine edge, light chips to ends of spine and front spine edge, archival tape to verso of jacket on closed tears at top edges, spine and lower rear panel. Still a very good copy. First edition, first impression, of the first book written and illustrated by Ardizzone. "Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain (1936), arose from stories told to his own family. It draws on memories of the harbour at Ipswich and upon his liking for ships and the sea, and in its bold integration of word and picture it stands out as one of the most significant picture books of the age. (It was, too, an early example of colour offset lithography. Its spacious folios were printed in the United States, where the text was hand-lettered by Grace Allen Hogarth, an editor at the Oxford University Press New York office.) The complete colour draft of this first book is now in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London" (ODNB).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Equinox of the Gods

      London: Issued by the O.T.O.,, 1936. The Official Organ of the A. A. Quarto. Original cream-coloured cloth, gilt lettered spine and front cover, untrimmed. 2 colour plates of an Egyptian stele, diagrams and illustrations in the text, facsimile MS. of Crowley's The Book of the Law in pocket at end (in three sections numbered 1-22, 1-22, 1-21). Spine rolled, foxing to top edges, "bloom" of foxing on pp. 132-33. A very good copy, without the errata slip but with the scarce original order form loosely inserted. First edition, first impression, very scarce: Copac lists just 6 copies in British and Irish institutional libraries (British Library, Warburg Institute, Oxford, National Library of Scotland, National Trust, Wellcome Library), and OCLC adds another dozen copies worldwide. According to OCLC "although issued as volume 3, number 3, of the Equinox (September 1936), this is a separate title by Crowley." Gerald Yorke's bibliography of Crowley, printed in John Symonds's The Great Beast: The Life of Aleister Crowley (1951), describes three variants of the Equinox appearing in 1936: (a) described as a "subscribers' edition", (b) the current version, and (c) with a slip pasted over the date on the title page changing it to 1937. "In 1937 [sic] Crowley issued The Equinox of the Gods, a work containing the text of Liber Legis and a brief history of his magical career, or ascent to the thrones of the Secret Chiefs. Both sides of the stele of Ankh-f-n-Khonsu are reproduced in colour and facsimile sheets of the original MS. of Liber Legis are tucked in a folder at the back of the book... it is a splendid production. On the evening of Christmas Day Crowley, with Brother Volo Intelligere, in the course of an extensive pub-crawl, gathered a Jew, an Indian, a Negro, and a Malayan. They all proceeded to Cleopatra's Needle on the London Embankment, where, at precisely 6.22 a.m., as the Sun entered Capricornus, The Beast pronounced: 'Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. I, Ankh-f-n-Khonsu, the Priest of the Princes, present you, as representatives of your race, with The Book of the Law. It is the charter of universal freedom for every man and woman in the world. Love is the law, love under will.' He then handed round copies of The Equinox of the Gods and went home to bed with a hangover" (John Symonds, The Great Beast: The Life of Aleister Crowley, p. 293).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        PABLO PICASSO: 2 STATEMENTS BY THE ARTIST, ALSO A COMMENT BY MERLE ARMITAGE - LIMITED EDITION WITH A SIGNED LITHOGRAPH BY GIOVANNI NAPOLITANO

      (PICASSO, PABLO) (NAPOLITANO, PASQUALE GIOVANNI). Picasso, Pablo & Merle Armitage. PABLO PICASSO: 2 STATEMENTS BY THE ARTIST, ALSO A COMMENT BY MERLE ARMITAGE - LIMITED EDITION WITH A SIGNED LITHOGRAPH BY GIOVANNI NAPOLITANO. with a Lithograph by Giovanni Napolitano. New York & Los Angeles: Merle Armitage, 1936. First Edition 1/112. 12mo. Printed Boards. Artist Monograph. Very Good -/No Jacket - As Issued. 64pp, with an illustrated lithographic frontispiece. Designed by Merle Armitage. Printed by Lynton Kistler. In a clear acetate dustwrapper. This tiny jewel of a monograph designed, published, and with a brief text by the great Merle Armitage reprints in book form for the first time two essays in English on the nature of art by Pablo Picasso. An internally most handsome, unnumbered example of this exceedingly uncommon item limited to one hundred and twelve copies with a monochrome lithographic portrait of the master SIGNED "Giovanni Napolitano" in pencil on the recto showing some starting to the rear hinge along with a bit of soiling to the top edge and bright yellow covers. It has been priced accordingly. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 024371

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Ulysses

      The Bodley Head 1936 - This is number 419 of the limited Bodley Head 1936 publication of 1000 copies, the first UK printing, of James Joyce's modern classic, Ulysses (765 numbered pages). The cover (app. 10.25" x 8"), green buckram background with gold lettering and harp, is in very good overall condition, with several light scuffs but no prominent stains, sun fade to part of the background but with the gilt lettering and art unfaded. There are no tears or notable creases. The spine is straight and securely attached. The inside is near fine. The only writing is a brief gift inscription, dated 1944, to the top of the front inside cover. There are no stamps or other attachments. There is light foxing to the front end pages, but almost no other foxing, and no other stains, throughout the book. There are no page tears or creases. The binding is tight, with no loose or missing pages. The accompanying photos are accurate reflections of the book conditions. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE BLACK PERIL

      Published by John Hamilton, 1936 (Circa.). Hardback. Good. Illustrated by Leigh, Howard. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Blue cloth, black title to spine. A Biggles Story. Colour frontis. 4 blue & white plates. Spine faded. Front joint slightly cracked. Neat name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. All plates present. but two plates have been carefully reattached with small pieces of cellotape, is common for these plates to become loose as they were only tipped in with glue. [S]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        Freundschaftsalbum ( Gästealbum ): Denkmahl der Freundschaft

      1936 - Album mit ca. 200 eingelegten Blättern auf Büttenpapier mit Goldrand, davon 18 beschrieben bzw. mit Illustrationen versehen aus dem Jahre 1936. 4 Blätter nur mit Illustrationen, 2 hiervon signiert mit F. Rumpf ( möglicherweise: RUMPF, Fritz Carl Georg (1888-1949): 1 Blatt mit vielen kleinen, detailreichen, farbigen Figuren aus der Soldateska, 1 gekonnt ausgeführtes farbiges Blatt mit einer soldatischen Trinkszene sowie der Unterschrift: " So ein Krieg ist eigentlich gar nicht so schlimm. Erstens braucht man sich überhaupt nicht mehr zu rasieren und zweitens hat man, wenn man mit dem Leben davon kommt einen Gesprächsstoff für das ganze Leben ". ( Zur Erinnerung an manche Suffkoppsitzung, F. Rumpf, 19. V. 1936 ). Weitere Blätter mit farbigen Anfangsillustrationen. Die weit überwiegende Zahl der Blätter unbeschrieben. Zusammen lose in einer Original-Lederkassette inliegend mit 2 farbigen Rückenschildchen " Denkmahl der Freundschaft " sowie " O. Grossman ",Quer 8° ( 18,5 x 19,5 cm ). Ecken und Kanten bestoßen, etwas berieben, ansonsten guter Zustand. ( Gewicht 1050 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        In Dubious Battle

      Covici-Friede 1936 - A near fine first edition in a very good dust jacket. Original price of $2.50 still on front flap. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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