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        We The Living

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini ALAI - ILAB]
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      Verlag Volk und Reich Berlin Erscheinungsjahr 1936 - Format Folio - Deutsche Erstausgabe , 260 Seiten mit teils halb - und ganzseitigen ( einige doppelseitig! ) Schwarz- Weiß - und Farbaufnahmen, diverse Fotomontagen, 1 ausklappbare Tafel von anonyme Fotografen und Illustratoren , Originalganzleinen mit Deckeltitel, Einband etwas fleckig mit einer roten Krakelei vorn, Buchblock sehr gut , Erhaltung äußerlich 2 - und innen 2 + [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A Further Range.

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

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        A Papermaking Pilgrimage to Japan, Korea and China.

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

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

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

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        Murder at 28:10

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The English at Home

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

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

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        Die Haggadah des Kinders

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

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        Crusader castles

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Hound of Death

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

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd PBFA]
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        Murder in Mesopotamia

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

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        Murder In Mesopotamia (A Hercule Poirot novel)

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

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        Peer Gynt.

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        A limited first edition of A Further Range , signed by Robert Frost

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

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

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

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        PEER GYNT

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

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        Keep the Aspidistra Flying

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1936.. First edition. 8vo. 318 pp. Publisher's blue-grey cloth, blue lettered to the spine. Repairs to the spine ends and hinges, else a decent copy

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        Sir Percy Leads the Band

      Hodder & Stoughton 1936 - A fine copy in fine wrapper .A small booksellers label on front fixed end paper and a short inscription dated February 1937 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tombes de Deir el-Medineh: La tombe de Nebenmat (N° 219). (Memoires de l'Institut Francais d'Archeologie Orientale du Caire, LXXI).

      Le Caire, Institut Francais d'Archeologie Orientale, 1936.. Royal quarto 34x27 cm. Pp. viii, 40. Plus 9 compound plates in different techniques. With 4 figures. Title-page printed in red and black. Hardcover, bound in neat pebbled boards, buckram spine with lettering-piece from original printed wrappers. In fine condition. Excellent copy. ~ First edition. Memoires publies par les Membres de l'Institut Francais d'Archeologie Orientale du Caire, Tome LXXI..

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        Entre centre et absence

      First Edition, one of 300 copies numbered on vellum, with 5 single draw China and Japan 15. Book illustrated with a frontispiece and 7 drawings by the author. Nice and rare copy. H. Matarasso Paris 1936 14,5x19,5cm broché

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      New York: Pynson Printers, 1936. 148 pages of text, plus the colophon and 51 annotated specimens of hand-made paper collected on the journey. Illustrated with plates. Original black leather spine with gilt lettering and red decoration in almost new condition. Original decorative paper covered boards in new condition. Original slipcase with lettered and hand-numbered spine is slightly rubbed and shelfworn, with a few minor scuffs, and one seam split less than an inch. This copy is number 139 of 370 issued, and is signed on the colophon by both the author Dard Hunter and the printer Elmer Adler. A few specimens are lightly creased and one has minor foxing at the fore edge. A beautiful copy of this scarce publication. Included is the 4 page Shogun Paper specimen sheet and brochure, and a four page prospectus for this book, printed by Dard Hunter. The text is clean and unmarked. First edition.. Signed. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine condition. Quarto (4to).

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        Unique collection of 3 vintage albums from German sport photographer and war correspondent Carl Weinrother, documenting his personal life, The Berlin Olympic Games of 1936, and Sport in war-torn Europe [INCLUDES ORIGINAL ARTIFACTS, DOCUMENTS, AND SILVER GELATIN PRINTS]

      NP ND, NP - Oblong folio. Unpaginated. Collection of 3 vintage albums from German sport photographer and war correspondent Carl Weinrother, documenting his personal life, the Berlin Olympic Games of 1936, and Sport competitions in Nazi Germany and war-torn Europe. Carl Weinrother (1898-1975) was working for the Presse Bild Zentrale, a German press photo agency which was was located in Berlin and operated before and throughout the WWII years. This unique collection is divided into three albums: - The Familien-Chronik album: Oblong folio. Unpaginated. [30] tissue-guarded leaves. Original full cloth with gold lettering on front cover. Pasted on inside of front cover is a 10 2/8 x 7 6/8" humorous drawing depicting Carl Weinrother taking a picture of a couple made of a pretty young lady and an old man. This album contains 225 pasted photographs (including fifteen late 19th-century, early 20th-century studio portraits) + 4 loose. Most photographs are silver gelatin prints. The photo-album opens with a series of studio portraits depicting Carl Weinrother's grandparents and parents, as well as himself as a little child. These are followed by two school class portraits, and four WWI group portraits of soldiers, including two showing Carl Weinrother in uniform. Includes many photographs of his younger brothers Ullrich and Werner, of his wife Therese, and of their three children Margarete, Justina and Carl Jr. Laid in, two front covers of the "Nürnberger Illustrierte," dated September 3, 1927 and "Der Welt Spiegel," dated September 11, 1927, both featuring two photographs taken by Carl Weinrother, and present in the album. Minor shelf wear along edges of binding. Album in overall good+, interior and photographs in very good condition. - The Berlin Olympic Games album: Oblong folio. Unpaginated. [24] tissue-guarded leaves. Original string bound cream cloth with both a cut-out photograph of Carl Weinrother and his personal press badge pasted on front cover. Weinrother's press armband for the 1936 Olympiads pasted on inside of front cover, along with four 3 1/8 x 2 1/8" original photographs of him taken during the Berlin Games and showing him wearing his armbands. This album contains 16 silver gelatin prints, 216 b/w photographic reproductions, as well as Carl Weinrother's Olympic identity and accreditation press card; 12 official passes; 3 typed circular letters addressed to Weinrother by the Organisations-Komitee fur die XI. Olympiade Berlin 1936; a 2-page information bulletin on the required dress-code for German journalists covering the sporting event; a printed official Invitation by Reich Minister Dr. Goebbels to a reception on the occasion of the Berlin Olympic Games, held on July 30, 1936, at the Zoo Festival Hall; a card featuring the flags of all participating nations; an official booklet for the journalists containing the names of the 114 German press correspondents, a plan of the press venue, a plan of the Reichssportfeld, and a program of the sporting events; 2 large silver gelatin prints (7 x 9 1/2") taken in Greece by H. Sanden, and showing the lightning of the torch ceremony in Olympia; a silver gelatin print (7 x 9 6/8") taken by Carl Weinrother, depicting a scene from the closing ceremony at night; a silver gelatin print (7 x 9 6/8") taken by Van der Becke, showing Jesse Owens crossing the finish line of the 100-meter sprint; the 216 b/w photographic reproductions are part of two complete series: A first series of 12 photographs showing "Berlin im Festschmuck" (Berlin in festive decorations), with a caption text pasted on tissue-guard. Each photograph is numbered at lower left corner; A second series of 204 photographs starting with the beginning of the torch relay in Athens up to the closing ceremony, highlight the most memorable moments of the 1936 Berlin Games. The photographs' 17 captioned texts are pasted on the tissue-guards. Pasted on inside of back cover are three newspaper clips withthe total gold, silver and bronze medalsach [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        HIGH WALL.

      New York: Harrision Smith & Robert Haas, 1936 - Octavo, cloth. First edition. A scarce novel which was the basis for the 1947 film noir of the same name starring 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. Water stain on front cover, staining along top edge of pages through first half of the book, not affecting text, a good to very good copy in very good dust jacket with water stain on front panel and closed tear with creasing at lower right front corner. (#126578) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      1936. Fine. SERIZAWA Keisuke. EHON DON KIHOUTE. Mukomachi: Sunward Press, Showa 11 [1936] #19 of 25 of 100cc. 28.7 x 20.7 cm String-bound Japanese style in lacquered, printed paper covers, done by Suzuki Shigeo. Enclosed in the publisher's patterned cloth-covered chitsu clasped case. Perhaps the finest and most important Creative Print Movement illustrated book of the 20th century and a cornerstone for any collection of Japanese ehon. The Japanese colophon inside the book reveals this example was part of an extra 25 copies printed specifically to be shipped abroad. The book was commissioned by Carl T. Keller, the collector of Don Quixote material and illustrated with 31 hand-colored "stencil-engravings" [katazome], by the master Serizawa, later named a Living National Treasure. The covers, being lacquered, are subject to cracking with any use. This copy is amazingly unblemished, with only the slightest cracking along the hinge line. The chitsu case is complete and very clean with the original clasps. A lovely production, virtually unobtainable, in remarkable condition.

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        Exceptional Margaret Mitchell letter as she awaits publication of Gone With the Wind - "I hope you will like the book - ... And not all the characters are noble and brave. Some years of research have convinced me that there were almost as many Scoundrels in the Sixties as there are today. But I hope you like my Scoundrels!..."

      Atlanta, Georgia, April 13, 1936. 4" x 5". "Autograph Letter Signed ""Margaret Mitchell Marsh,"" with postscript signed ""M,"" four full pages, 4"" x 5"", front & verso on two conjoined sheets. Atlanta, Ga, Mon. April 13, 1936. With original 5.25"" x 4.25"" laminated envelope addressed by Mitchell to ""Miss Martha Angley / 104 Bell Hall / Milledgeville / Ga.,"" postmarked Atlanta, April 14, 1936. Handwritten on back flap: ""M.M.M. (light smudge on final ""M"") / 4 East 17th St N.E. #9 / Atlanta, Ga."" Fine condition.In full, ""Thank you for your letter. I'm glad if the information I sent you was of interest. I hope you will like the book - but it isn't a 'White Columns in the Moonlight - Cape jessamine in Miss Melissy's hair' kind of book. And not all the characters are noble and brave. Some years of research have convinced me that there were almost as many Scoundrels in the Sixties as there are today. But I hope you like my Scoundrels!""Yes, I should so like to meet you but as for an interview - well it should be entertaining for if you've never interviewed anyone, I've never been interviewed! My first impulse is to ask you to come out to supper the first night you are here but - let me tell you my situation. My publication date is, presumably, May 5. But it has been changed so often that for all I know it may be changed again. I have promised several people dates from the 5th to the week end. I know I have a tea on the fifth and one on the seventh. And the dear Lord knows what over the week end. But if publication date is postponed I will not have a thing to do. So you see, I'm up in the air. So will you do this? As soon as you get to town, telephone me. If I'm not here, please leave your number with the cook and I'll phone you and make a date. I think it would be lovely if you could come out and have tea (or do you like tea?) one afternoon. I would like to make a definite date but I just can't, right now.""I will be expecting a call from you. Cordially Margaret Mitchell Marsh. P.S. my phone number is Hemlock 6251 - M.""Mitchell writes in the letter here offered, ""I hope you will like the book - but it isn't a 'White Columns in the Moonlight - Cape jessamine in Miss Melissy's hair' kind of book."" Although it isn't that ""kind of book,"" these terms and phrases appear in Gone With the Wind - Mitchell writes in Chapter XI about a letter Ashley Wilkes wrote to his wife Melanie from the battlefield that her sister-in-law Scarlett O'Hara, read ""surreptitiously."" The letter, in part, ""And so when I lie on my blanket and look up at the stars and say, 'What are you fighting for?' I think of States' Rights and cotton and the darkies and the Yankees whom we have been bred to hate, and I know that none of these is the reason why I am fighting. Instead, I see Twelve Oaks and remember how the moonlight slants across the white columns..."" In Chapter IX, Mitchell writes of a bazaar held at the Armory to raise money for the benefit of the hospitals: ""The smallest, the most fragrant blossoms bedecked the girls. Tea roses tucked behind pink ears, cape jessamine and bud roses in round little garlands over cascades of side curls..."" In GWTW, Miss Melissy was Fanny Elsing's mammy. Chapter XXI: ""Through the lane came the frail and elegant Mrs. Elsing ... Jouncing on the back seat of the carriage was her black mammy, Melissy...""In March 1936, Martha Angley (1916-1993), a student majoring in Southern Literature at Georgia State College for Women in Milledgeville, Georgia, was assigned to do a term paper on an up-and-coming Southern writer. She wrote to Dudley Glass, a newspaper reporter on the ""Georgian American,"" for assistance. On April 1, 1936, Glass wrote Miss Angely, in part, ""I don't know any budding authors, except one. Peggy Mitchell has written a book. A swell book, I understand, and I've forgotten the name of it, though she is a pal of mine and my wife's. Macmillan's is publishing it in May..."" Angley immediately wrote Mitchell, known as Peggy to her friends, who replied on April 6th, in part, ""I was very flattered to get your letter -- and I began to feel like a author. As I will not be published for another month, I haven't felt very much like an author until now..."" After she wrote her eight-page, double-spaced, term paper, Angley sent a copy to Margaret Mitchell who replied on July 6th, in part, ""...thought I'd write you and tell you how much I enjoyed your letter and 'our' term paper. I thought it a grand paper and am very flattered that you picked me to write about...""The official release date for ""Gone With the Wind"" was June 30, 1936. In March 1936, the ""Book-of-the-Month Club"" chose it as its selection for July. On July 10, 1936, Margaret Mitchell sold the movie rights to GWTW to producer David O. Selznick for $50,000. On May 3, 1937, Gone With the Wind won the 1937 Pulitzer Prize for Best Novel. The movie won ten 1939 Academy Awards. A front page article titled ""Book Given by / Peggy Marsh / to Library"" in the October 17, 1936, issue of ""The Colonnade,"" published by the Georgia State College for Women, tells readers: ""The latest member of THE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY is Margaret Mitchell, who gave a copy of GONE WITH THE WIND to the library with the following inscription: 'Fir the Library of the Georgia State for Women from Margaret Mitchell.' In a letter accompanying the book she said: 'I would like to present this copy to the library, for I shall be happy to be considered one of the Friends of the Library.'"" On page two: ""In Margaret Mitchell's latest letter to Martha Angley, her campus discoverer, she P.S.'s 'Yes, I am wondering too who will play the parts in the movie. But I do not know. I sold the movie rights outright and have no connection with the production. I am not even going to Hollywood as an 'adviser.' What good could I do anyway? In spite of all my efforts they would probably insist on making the characters say 'you all' when addressing one person.'""On August 25, 1938, Clark Gable was signed to play Rhett Butler. On January 13, 1939, producer David O. Selznick announced that Vivien Leigh would play Scarlett O?Hara. Before announcing it to the press, he sent a telegram to Margaret Mitchell at 5:58 PM that day (8:58 PM Atlanta time). Mitchell wanted her old colleagues at ?The Atlanta Constitution? to get the scoop of the year, so she rushed to the newspaper office. The January 14th morning edition was about to go to press, so the editor took out a portion of the front page, replacing it with a photograph of Vivien Leigh and the story headlined ?Scarlett Officially Named!? ?" subheaded ?Choice Revealed / by Miss Mitchell.? The official shooting of Gone With the Wind began on January 26, 1939.Auction records provide that this is one of only 3 ALS's to have hit the market in at least 4 decades and this particular letter has by far the finest content of all."

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        Military Report on Cyprus

      London: Prepared by the General Staff, War Office,, 1936. For Official Use Only. Octavo. Original khaki cloth-backed printed boards, title in black to the spine. 2 large folding coloured maps in end-pocket, 2 folding tables. 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. 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.

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        Hardy Boys: The Sinister Sign Post

      New York: Grosset and Dunlap,, 1936. Octavo. Original tan cloth with Hardy Boys' silhouette and titles to front board dark brown, orange pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. Illustrated throughout by J. Clemens Gretter. Mild toning to fore edge, light wear to cloth at ends of spine, in the price clipped dust jacket with gentle wear to ends of spine and front edges. A very good copy. First edition, first state and format. The 15th Hardy Boys title.

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      1936. STEINBECK, John. IN DUBIOUS BATTLE. NY: Covici Friede, 1936. 8vo., beige cloth with black spine in the original publisher's cardboard slipcase. Signed, Limited Edition of only 99 numbered copies, of which this is copy #71. [Goldstone & Payne A5a]. One of Steinbeck's smallest signed, limited editions. Fine condition; original slipcase has a few minor bumps and two small cracks along the top edge that are repaired with black tape (publisher's title label on spine still nice). While copies of this signed, limited edition appear from time to time, nice ones in the original slipcases are tougher to find. $8,500.00.

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      BAILEYS. POTTER,BEATRIX. PETER RABBIT WITH GREAT BIG CUT-OUTS. Akron: Saalfield 1936. Folio (10 1/2 x 14 3/4"), stiff pictorial wraps, small ink check on cover else near fine and unused. There are 6 large die-cut pages of cut-out Potter figures illustrated by the Baileys in typical 30's style with bold colors. The center of the book has the text of the story meant to be cut out. The instructions on how to make an actual book are included. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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