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        The Chinese Exhibition: A Commemorative Catalogue of the International Exhibition of Chinese Art, Royal Academy of Arts, November 1935 - March 1936

      London, England: Faber and Faber, 1936. First edition, published November 1936. Printed and bound in Great Britain. Red silk binding with fairly crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. Lightly soiled binding, and with moderate rubbing and scraping along the spine. 11.5 x 9 inches. Moderately bumped and abraded spine head and tail and corners. Hinges very slightly tender but the text block still firmly bound in. Fore- and bottom edges deckled to a handsome effect. With color frontispiece (detached but fully intact) and tissue guard, and xxviii and 160 numbered pages of text, and with 160 monochrome plates on semi-glossy stock and with notes opposite each plate. No remainder marks. Apart from the issues noted with the binding, this is a very clean copy. A Good Plus copy. Much of the material in the exhibition was on loan from the Chinese Nationalist government; additional material came from significant European collections.. First Edition. Cloth. Good Plus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

      [Bookseller: Marc Sena Carrel]
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        Lost Morning

      New York: Farrar & Rinehart,, 1936. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt. With the dust jacket. Binding a little rubbed and dulled, spine rolled, spotting to edges of contents. A very good copy in the rubbed and faded jacket with nicks and short closed tears at the edges. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Aunt Alice with deep regard from DuBose Heyward".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Seven Pillars of Wisdom, a triumph. 2nd American edit. [Small Format].

      . Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. 1936. Illustr. 672 p. Publisher's cloth. Headbands a little worn. * O'Brien A 059..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Le Chariot d'Or Symphonie Heroique aux Flancs du Vase.

      . Paris: L'Editon d'Art H. Piazza 1936. Farveillustrationer af William Fel. 219 s. Opl. 2200 numr. ekspl. Indb. ubesk. med o.o. og guldsnit i smukt privat hlvldr. Ryggen dekoreret i guld og farver. (Bd. 2 af "AEuvres d'Albert Samain"). Colour illustrations by William Fel. Limited to 2200 numb. copies. Uncut copy bound with original wrapper in very nice halfleather with topedge gilt. Spine decorated in gold and colours. (Vol. 2 of "Oeuvres d'Albert Samain). * Et af 2050 ekspl. pa / One of 2050 copies on "beau velin Chiffon"..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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      New York: Covici-Friede, 1936. First edition. Hardcover. A very good copy with edgewear, corners rounded, sans the original glassine jacket (and Christmas slip) but a rare item. 16mo. One of 199 numbered copies signed by the author, #37. Issued in decorated boards, gold cloth spine with red lettering. The story of a bad pig who becomes a Christian. Issued as a Christmas gift to friends of the author and publisher. Later it was included as one of the stories in The Long Valley. GP A6A

      [Bookseller: Ed Smith Books]
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        Exceedingly Rare Margaret Mitchell Signed First Edition of Gone with the Wind in original dust jacket

      "Book Signed ?Margaret Mitchell? on the front free-endpaper of the First Edition of her book Gone with the Wind, 1037p, 6? x 9?. New York: The Macmillan Company, May 1936. Not price clipped, but blank upper right edge of front flap is clipped. Wear to the spine and age staining on the front and back grey cloth covers. Lightly toned on pastedowns and free-endpapers. Book is basically tight with no staining to the text block other than one repaired tear on page 84 which shows through on page 83. Pages are firmly attached to the spine with no cracking at the hinges. Present is the original dust jacket, scarcer than the book itself. It is in fair condition with paper loss and tearing. The two inside flaps are in fine condition. Over 85% of the dust jacket is present. The criteria for identifying a First Edition of Gone with the Wind are the following: The copyright page states ""Published May, 1936"" with no other printing statements. The year ?1936? is on the title page. The price of $3.00 is in the lower right edge of the front flap. The back of this first edition dust jacket, headed ?Macmillan Spring Novels,? lists books offered by the publisher. ""GONE WITH THE WIND / By MARGARET MITCHELL"" is the second book listed in the right column. In the next printing, ""GONE WITH THE WIND"" was the first book listed in the left column."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        The Art of the Surrealists in Denmark and Sweden. L'Art des Surrealistes en Danemark et en Suede. Surrealistisk Kunst i Danmark og Sverige.

      . Foreword by / Forord af Carl V. Petersen. 32 plates / reproductions / illustrationer. Published especially for the International Surrealist Exhibition at The new Burlington Galleries London June 1936. Copenhagen 1936. 4to..

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      William Morrow and Company,, New York: 1936 - First edition. Endpapers lightly offset near hinge and small name stamp on front pastedown, otherwise fine in dust jacket with very light rubbing, light edgewear and some chipping to spine ends and tips (not affecting any lettering). A bright, attractive copy of a scarce book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush, member ABAA]
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      LONDON: Chatto & Windus Ltd, 1936 SIGNED Copy.Mottled black/brown paper covered boards with laid on title slip to spine. 195x130mm approx. 82 nos. pp excl. blanks. UK First Edition in dust jacket signed by the author to title page with no other name or inscr. VG/G (Book- light shelf rubbing to extremities, Attractive previous owner book plate to front paste down. General light tanning to paper of text block. Dust Jacket - Moderate general shelf rubbing and soiling with small loss around head and corner tips.12mm approx tear to top front panel. Spine a little sunned.Non price clipped- cover 3s.6d. Now in a removable proprietary protective wrapper). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. We are pleased to offer the option of payment by card at our web site where further images of the book may also be available.

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        The Story of Ferdinand

      Viking, New York 1936 - Original decorated boards with cloth spine, without the dust wrapper. First printing, with September 1936 on the copyright page. Internally in fine condition with no markings or inscriptions, binding tight. A small area abrasion to the lower portion of spine with slight loss to the cloth, bottom edge of the front board a bit rubbed with very slight loss. Overall a very good solid copy, internally fine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Story of Freginald

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1936 - Stated first edition, with personalized inscription (For Margaret Lyman) signed by the author on the half-title, with another note beneath in different handwriting: Higganum, Conn., Friend of the Porters, J. S. Lyman. Illustrated throughout in black and white with some plates in duotone - black and white plus a light aqua blue. Tan pictorial cloth printed in reddish brown and deep turquoise, pictorial endpapers, 250 pages, illustrated dustjacket. The book has little wear but some foxing along the joints and a slightly darkened spine, good hinges, sound text block, some darkening of the endpapers along the hinges, no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped (2.00) and has some light overall rubbing, minor shelf soil to the white background, mainly on the rear panel, some very minor edge chips and one slightly larger one at the spine foot which affects three letters in the publisher's name. Inscribed by the Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Resource Books, LLC]
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        Of Human Bondage

      New York: Doubleday, Doran. 1936. First. First illustrated edition. Illustrated by Randolph Schwabe. Small quarto. Bound in full dark blue morocco with raised bands, and heavily stamped in gilt. Just about fine. One of 751 numbered copies Signed by the author and illustrator, this is copy number 4, and additionally Inscribed by Maugham to Doubleday editor Malcolm Johnson, who apparently was involved in the creation of this illustrated edition, beneath the printed half-title "Of Human Bondage" with the words "which was written with blood and tears, for Malcolm from WM." Laid in is a 1936 letter from the illustrator Schwabe in his calligraphic hand (about 60 words) in which he states "All the drawings for Human Bondage have now left my hands ... I should have noted the captions on the drawings. Having omitted to do this, I enclose a list of them." The handwritten list is included and comprises twenty-four quotations from the text of the novel. A splendid presentation. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        On pictorial Boston National League letterhead (Babe Ruth?s name is crossed out as Assistant Manager), Braves President Bob Quinn writes to an aspiring baseball scout ? ?We have no minor league clubs, and I do not know just when we could do anything for you at the present time. Why not write to Pittsburgh??

      "Typed Letter Signed ?Bob Quinn? as new President of the Boston Braves, 1 page, 8.5? x 11?. Brooklyn, New York, January 6, 1936. One word holograph correction. To William J. Hinchman, Philadelphia. Fine condition. Salutation ?Dear Billy.? In full, ?Of course, at the present time, we have made no arrangements for our All-Star Game. This has to be worked out with the Commissioner. We will, however, place your letter on file so that we can take care of you when the proper time comes. Answering the last paragraph of your letter, we have no minor league clubs, and I do not know just when we could do anything for you at the present time. Why not write to Pittsburgh? They are tied up with two or three cubs and may be able to place you.? On December 10, 1935, four weeks before this letter was written, Bob Quinn became President of the Boston Braves. Three names are crossed out in red ink on this letterhead: EMIL E. FUCHS / PRESIDENT, GEORGE HERMAN RUTH / ASSISTANT MANAGER, and EDMUND P. CUNNINGHAM / SECRETARY.William J. ?Billy? Hinchman (1907-1940) was the son of former major leaguer William W. Hinchman (1883-1963), scout for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1921-1958 who discovered, among others, Hall of Famers Arky Vaughan and Lloyd Waner. Billy was killed in an automobile accident when he was 32. Bob Quinn (1870-1954) was General Manager of the St. Louis Browns (1917-1922), majority owner of the Boston Red Sox (1923-1933), General Manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers (1934-1935), President of the Boston Braves (1936-1945), and President of the Baseball Hall of Fame from 1948-1951. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA.JSA Auction LOA."

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        The positive electron.Lancaster, PA and New York, NY: for the American Physical Society by the American Institute of Physics, 1933. First edition.

      The very rare offprint Anderson's detailed account of the discovery of the positron, an elementary particle with the same mass as the electron but carrying a positive charge. This was the first example of a particle consisting of antimatter. Its existence had been predicted by P. A. M. Dirac three years earlier in his paper <i>Quantised Singularities in the Electromagnetic Field</i>. "The prediction and subsequent discovery of the positron rank among the great triumphs of modern physics" (Pais, <i>The Genius of Science</i>). Anderson shared the 1936 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his discovery of the positron."<br/><br/> Carl Anderson (1905-1991) worked as a graduate student under Robert Millikan at Caltech. After receiving his PhD in 1930 he stayed on at Caltech as a research fellow, working with Millikan on cosmic rays. "Millikan was convinced (inaccurately, as it turned out) that cosmic rays, a term that he himself coined in 1925 for the penetrating radiation bombarding Earth from all directions, were the birth pangs of new elements being formed out in space. In order to prove this hypothesis, he needed accurate measurements of their energies. He established three research efforts at Caltech in the new field, each using a different type of detector: one under Victor Neher using electroscopes, one under William Pickering using Geiger counters, and one under Anderson using cloud chambers in a magnetic field. Anderson's investigations paid off almost immediately, but not exactly as Millikan had foreseen...<br/><br/> "In the very first experiments in 1931 and 1932, Anderson saw the deflected tracks of as many positive as negative cosmic-ray particles. At this time, scientists had identified two elementary particles of matter: negatively charged electrons, and positively charged nuclei. Anderson and Millikan initially disagreed over whether the vivid tracks they observed in Anderson's much-improved cloud chamber were actually negative charges moving downward (Millikan's view) or positives moving upward (Anderson's view), but Anderson finally settled the question by placing a lead plate in the path of the particles. They would have more energy and therefore less curvature before passing through the plate than after, when they would be slower and therefore curve more. On 2 August 1932, these efforts were rewarded by a clear track left by a particle moving upward through the plate and curving to the left, meaning it was positively charged, but with a degree of ionization in the cloud chamber gas that indicated that the particle had the mass of an electron. This event marked the entirely unexpected discovery of the positive electron. <br/><br/> "The definitive results and famous photograph ("it's got to be a positive electron," Anderson later recalled thinking) appeared in <i>Physical Review</i> in 1933. The physics world expressed skepticism. However, a relativistic theory by the Cambridge University theorist Paul A. M. Dirac, published in 1930, had predicted the existence of a positive electron, and the evidence on Anderson's photographic plate was unimpeachable. Anderson's result was soon confirmed by Dirac's Cambridge colleagues Paul M. S. Blackett and Giuseppe P. S. Occhialini, who in a March 1933 paper in the <i>Proceedings of the Royal Society</i> reported similar results and proposed the mechanism of pair production to account for their existence. They postulated that when an energetic gamma ray was converted into matter, it would emit a negatively charged electron, balanced by Dirac's positively charged positron (as the positive electron came to be called). Asked once by an interviewer if Dirac's theory had influenced the direction of his research, Anderson replied, 'I don't know whether the existence of Dirac's work had any effect at all on the work I was doing. I was looking at the cloud chamber data and going by that'." (DSB). <br/><br/> Magill, ed., <i>The Nobel Prize Winners: Physics</i>, pp. 439-447; Weber, <i>Pioneers of Science</i>, pp. 106-8.<br/><br/> OCLC lists no copies of this offprint.. 4to (267 x 202 mm), original printed wrappers, pp. 491-494, some light creasing to upper margin, very light toning to extremeties, in all a very good and unsophistacted copy. Very rare in offprint form

      [Bookseller: Sophia Rare Books]
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        Vintage Signed Photograph of Robert Donat

      [Circa 1936]. Measuring 3.5" x 5.5". Fine. Real photo postcard with matte finish as issued. Signed by Donat across the bottom of the card: "Robert Donat 1936." At the time, Donat was at the height of his success, having completed his role in The 39 Steps in 1935, and soon to win an Oscar for his performance in Goodbye, Mr. Chips in 1939. A handsome image in fine condition. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Black Spring

      Paris: The Obelisk Press 1936 - 8vo. 267 pp. Publisher's catalogue on rear fold-in. Semi-stiff beige and reddish-brown wrappers with drawing of man chained to wheel. One of an edition limited to 1,000 copies. Small ink-stains on fore-edge and on bottom edge. Shelf wear to lower spine end. Spine has darkened and shows a crease, but no separation. Browning to the paper. Two pages have a word underlined in ink. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Travels in Arabia Deserta

      London, Jonathan Cape,, 1936. With an Introduction by T. E. Lawrence. 2 volumes, quarto. Original brown buckram, titles to spines gilt, chestnut top-stain, other edges uncut. Portrait frontispiece to Volume I and 8 other plates, 2 of them folding, numerous illustrations to the text, many full-page, folding coloured map at the rear. Boards somewhat mottled and marked, contemporary ownership inscriptions to both volumes, but contents clean and sound. New and definitive edition, first impression of this edition. "Lawrence's wish to make Travels in Arabia Deserta available to a wider public at affordable prices was realized through re-publication followed by many subsequent editions. The Cape 'Definitive' edition of 1936 was published in a format matching that of 1935 Seven Pillars" (O'Brien).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Portait eines Chinesen., Öl auf Leinwand.

      1936 - Signiert, datiert "1936" und bezeichnet "Shanghai". Teildoubliert. Mit Rahmen. Schulterstück des Chinesen im Dreiprofil mit geneigtem Kopf. In impressionistischer Malweise ist der nachdenkliche Herr vom Künstler festgehalten worden. - Retuschen im Darstellungsrand. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 2100

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        Fachliches Schulungsblatt der Deutschen Arbeitsfront. Gruppe Luftfahrt. Jgg. 1-5 in 2 Bänden.

      (Berlin), 1936-40.. Kl. 2°. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen. Halbleinwandbände der Zeit.. Vereinzelt leicht stockfleckig. Inhaltsverzeichnis von Jg. 1 mit geklebten Einrissen, sonst gut erhalten

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Gerhard Gruber]
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      Tirada aparte de la memoria Num. 136 de la Junta Superior del Tesoro Artístico Sección de Excavaciones. Madrid. Tipografía de Archivos. 1936. 240 x 170 mm, conserva cubiertas originales, faltando la parte inferior de la cubierta anterior. Resto muy buen ejemplar. Hol., moderna. 95 p. + 2 hs. + LXXV láminas, algunas plegadas y conservando el papel con las marcas de localización de las pinturas.Dos de las láminas están realizadas por Hauser y Menet en Madrid. Primera edición, ejemplar con la firma autógrafa en cubierta de Hugo Obermaier. 

      [Bookseller: Elena Gallego - Arte y Grafí]
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        Development of the Egyptian Tomb Down to the Accession of Cheops

      Harvard University Press. Very Good. 1936. B002B237DM Very Good. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: Good) Cloth, 34 cm, 428 pages, with black & white figures and foldout . B002B237DM .

      [Bookseller: Moe's Books]
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        The Sinister Sign Post

      Grosset & Dunlap 1936 - First edition of Franklin Dixon&#146;s &#147;The Sinister Sign Post.&#148; Published in New York by Grosset & Dunlap in 1936. 1936A-1 according to the Carpentieri Guide. Hardback in slipcase. Book in very good + condition except for light wear on edges and chipping at bottom of spine. Dust jacket in very good condition except for wear on edges, chipping on corners, and missing piece of spine paper on bottom edge. DJ price reads &#147;50c.&#148; [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments Translated Out of the Original Tongues: And with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised by His Majesty's Special Command

      Oxford University Press 1936, 1st Edition. () unpaginated. Very good. Thick Quarto. Original leather bound with elaborate gilt designing outlining boards, as well as on spine, Spine has gilt titles, raised bars. Gilt crest of the British Monarch on front, gilt crest of the Seal of the Office of the Lord High Admiral of Great Britain on back. Gilt foredging all sides. Some impression marks on front boards, small circle section where leather is abraided. Gilt edging inside boards. Original coded yellow endpapers. Original blue ribbon, faded at ends. Textblock is clean, crisp, and concise. An absolutely wonderfully bound bible, very pleasing to the eye. Colophon date at the end of the New Testament states "36"..

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        André Gide

      Denoël |& Steele 1936 - - Denoël & Steele, Paris 1936, 11x17cm, broché. - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Les Yeux Fertiles

      Paris: G . L . M. Première Édition, 1936. Très Bon état. Dos légèrement frotté. Nom de l'auteur et titre en dorés sur dos. Intérieur en très bon état. Avec un portrait et quatre illustrations par Pablo Picasso. Exemplaire numéroté 1415 sur 1440 imprimé sur alfa teinté. Dédicace de l'auteur sur page de faux titre « Á Madame Victoria Ocampo, avec mes sentiments les plus amicalement respectueux. Paul Eluard». / First edition, one of 1240 copies on alfa teinté in a total edition of 1500 copies. A very attractive near fine copy of this landmark surrealist text, illustrated with four woodcuts by Picasso. In quarter red morocco binding, with publisher's printed wrappers bound in. Inscribed by Eluard to Victoria Ocampo: "Madame Victoria Ocampo, avec mes sentiments des plus amicalements respectueux." . Paris, G . L . M, 1936. 19 x 12 cm. 88 pages. Relié demi-cuir rouge. Première Édition, 1936. Très Bon état. Dos légèrement frotté. Nom de l'auteur et titre en dorés sur dos. Intérieur en très bon état. Avec un portrait et quatre illustrations par Pablo Picasso. Exemplaire numéroté 1415 sur 1440 imprimé sur alfa teinté. Dédicace de l'auteur sur page de faux titre « Á Madame Victoria Ocampo, avec mes sentiments les plus amicalement respectueux. Paul Eluard». / First edition, one of 1240 copies on alfa teinté in a total edition of 1500 copies. A very attractive near fine copy of this landmark surrealist text, illustrated with four woodcuts by Picasso. In quarter red morocco binding, with publisher's printed wrappers bound in. Inscribed by Eluard to Victoria Ocampo: "Madame Victoria Ocampo, avec mes sentiments des plus amicalements respectueux." Avec 5 illustrations de Picasso: un portrait d'Eluard en frontispice et 4 gravures à pleine page reproduites au trait. page 88 : Nous avons fait la nuit... Nous avons fait la nuit, je tiens ta main, je veille Je te soutiens de toutes mes forces Je grave sur un roc l'étoile de tes forces Sillons profonds où la bonté de ton corps germera Je me répète ta voix cachée, ta voix publique Je ris encore de l'orgueilleuse Que tu traites comme une mendiante Des fous que tu respectes, des simples où tu te baignes Et dans ma tête qui se met doucement d'accord avec la tienne, avec la nuit Je m'émerveille de l'inconnue que tu deviens Une inconnue semblable à toi, semblable à tout ce que j'aime Qui est toujours nouveau.

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        Tagebuch-Manuskript einer Fahrt des deutschen Dampfers Savona 1936 (Spanischer Bürgerkrieg)].

      (1936) 1936 - Manuskript, 17 Seiten, etliche nicht beschriebene Seiten. HLn.-Kladde, 21,5 x 14,5 cm. Tagebuch-Manuskript eines unbekannten Schreibers. Festgehalten ist die Reise des Dampers "Savona" vom 20. Oktober bis 19. November 1936 an die spanische Mittelmeerküste. An Bord eingeschifft sind neben der Stammbesatzung ein Kapitänleutnant Reinicke mit Frau, ein Fähnrich zur See Lohmann, der unbekannte Schreiber des Manuskripts (der Aufgaben als Wachoffizier, beziehungsweise Navigationsoffizier an Bord wahrnimmt und auch nach Ende der Reise noch zwei Tage Dienst an Bord hat), sowie vier Unteroffiziere und sechs Mann Besatzung, die auf die "Deutschland", "Köln", den Dampfer "Hansa" und einen weiteren Dampfer gebracht werden sollen. An der Fahrt nahm außerdem ein Ehepaar Bisansky aus Harburg teil. - Die Fahrt führte von Hamburg über La Coruna und Cadiz nach Barcelona, dann nach Alicante und Palma und schließlich wieder zurück nach Hamburg. Neben den Treffen mit dem Panzerschiff "Deutschland" (Kapitän Paul Fanger), dem leichten Kreuzer "Köln" (Kapitän Otto Backenköhler) und "Hansa" hält "Savona" auch Kontakt mit dem Panzerschiff "Admiral Scheer" (Kapitän Otto Ciliax) und mehreren kleineren Einheiten wie dem Torpedoboot "Albatros" (das unter Kommandant Langfeld vor Barcelona auf Reede liegt, um Flüchtlinge aufnehmen zu können), dem Torpedoboot "Seeadler" und den Tankern "Luchs" und "Leopard". - Den Luftangriff auf Alicante am 5. November verpasst "Savona" knapp. Sie bringt gerade eine deutsche Gesandtschaft von Alicante nach Palma de Mallorca (zur Gesandtschaft gehört unter anderem ein Legationsrat Dr. Völckers, den der Tagebuchschreiber von einer Begegnung im Jahr 1922 kennt). Auf dem Marsch nach Palma werden die Bombenflugzeuge gesichtet - sowohl auf dem Hinflug von Alicante, als auch auf dem Rückflug (Stützpunkt der Flugzeuge war offensichtlich Mallorca). --- Das Tagebuch hält in dichter, teils nicht ganz leicht lesbarer Kurrentschrift sowohl nautische Ereignisse als auch nicht nautische Ereignisse und Beobachtungen fest. Die Einträge ähneln der Form nach den Einträgen in einem Schiffstagebuch. Die verwendete Kladde ist ein unbenutztes "Lotungsbuch" der Marinewerft Kiel mit vorgedruckter unvollständiger Jahreszahl "193_". - Datum und Uhrzeiten sind immer angegeben (die Uhrzeiten immer vierstellig, zum Beispiel "0900"), Angaben über Wetter und Seegang werden meist in sehr wenigen Worten gemacht. Sichtungen anderer Schiffe, Postbeutelübergaben, Besuche anderer Boote und Schiffe, etc. sind systematisch festgehalten, Sichtungen fremder Kriegsschiffe ebenfalls. - Teil des letztlich nicht bekannten Auftrags von "Savona" war offensichtlich auch Aufklärung; ein an Bord befindliches Flugzeug ("Schrecken der Meere") wird im Laufe der Reise mehrfach gestartet. - Private Ereignisse fehlen nicht völlig, nehmen aber in dem Manuskript eine deutlich untergeordnete Rolle ein - erwähnt wird beispielsweise ein Ausflug ins Mallorcinische Hinterland und der Kauf von Souvenirs (zwei Majolika-Fliesen und ein Oleanderholz-Tablett). - Der Einband etwas berieben, sonst und insgesamt gutes Exemplar. 602 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Robert Musil's Holograph Postcard to Countess Mary Dobrzensky in Pot?tejn (Czechoslovakia)

      August 25, 1936 (postmark), Hotel Thalhof (Reichenau, Lower Austria) - Robert Musil (1880-1942) sends his regards to Countess Mary Dobrzensky from Hotel Thalhof where he was often a guest. In May 1936 he suffered a stroke and was moved to recovery with his wife to Reichenau. He writes "Es ist reizend hier; aber in der ersten Septemberwoche muß ich wieder nach Wien, der Arbeit wegen, obschon ich eigentlich noch nicht gesund bin." (It is lovely here, but in the first week of September I must return to Vienna because of work, although I'm still not healthy.) Musil never entirely recovered from this stroke and six years later he died from another attack. Countess Mary Dobrzensky (born Wenckheim; 1889-1970) was a Hungarian origin countess, friend and patron of intellectuals, artist and writers among them Robert Musil, Rainer Maria Rilke, Alfred Polgar, Karel ?apek, Anette Kolb and Karl Krauss. Musil and the Countess were neighbors in Vienna, both lived in the Rasumofskygasse. Front with view of Reichenau with the Raxbahn (black and white). Slightly browned. Otherwise in fine condition.

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        Two Typed Letter Signed

      1936 and 1937. Two Typed Letter Signed from Margaret Mitchell from 1936 and 1937 sent to Scribner's Magazine editor Katherine Jackson. Folded from being mailed, else fine. Both are written on Mitchell's letterhead and Signed, with the first letter additionally Signed in parentheses: "Mrs. John R. Marsh." The earlier letter is dated October 8, 1936, just three months after the publication of Gone With the Wind. In it Mitchell apologizes for not being able to send Scribner's her best books list because she has been too busy the past year doing research for her book. "Usually I read enormously but during the past year I have read nothing at all except reference books," she explains. "I put in six months on reference books, in order to have four references instead of two for the historical statements in my book. I put in months correcting type script and more months proof reading. Some times I worked twenty hours a day. This was not very good for my eyes and I have been unable to read anything except the largest headlines since last June." The second letter from January 23, 1937 is a note thanking Jackson's for the kind words she wrote about Mitchell in a recent issue of Scribner's: " I delayed because I wanted to write you something more than a brief acknowledgment of my appreciation. But it seems that the time for such a letter will never come for I fell so far behind..." .

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        The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money

      London: Macmillan & Co., 1936. First edition of the economist's masterpiece. This volume is generally regarded as the most influential social science treatise of the twentieth century. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in an excellent dust jacket with some light wear and a small chip to the back of the crown of the spine. The 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 London Review of Books has grouped The General Theory "among the glories of modern publishing, edited with exemplary authority and lack of fuss." Many innovations of The General Theory remain central to modern macroeconomics. It was placed on Time's 2001 top one-hundred non-fiction books written in English since 1923.

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        THE GREEN MAN OF GRAYPEC [novel]. TYPED MANUSCRIPT (TMs). 262 leaves typed on rectos only. The setting copy for the revised 1950 edition, with numerous editorial changes in pencil as well as typographical instructions

      [1-2] [1] [2, paginated as "-2-3-4-5-"] 6-263 leaves [note: text complete despite gap in pagination].. Old stab holes at upper right from former brad binding, generally. very good. (#128353). Festus Pragnell (his real name) was a British policeman and author of pulp fiction active mostly in the 1930s and 1940s. This represents the revised edition of his first sf novel, originally published in 1936 as THE GREEN MAN OF KILSONA, about a voyage into a miniature world. See Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 955.

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        Portrait photograph of John Gielgud

      New York, 3 december, 1936. (GIELGUD, JOHN) Variant of the portrait from the same session as published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. 35 x 27.7 cm. (approximately 14 x 11 inches). Half-length portrait of the actor in jacket and tie, holding a drink. Docketed in pencil on verso, giving the name of the sitter, the date of the session, and a reference to negative and print ("IX - K - 14") . At the time, Gielgud's was making his American stage debut as "Hamlet" -- the role which made his fame

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        [Silk Banner]: Sociedad Espanola Benefica de Senoras. San Francisco. Fundada en 1935. Inc. Oct. 9, 1936 [Spanish Ladies Beneficial Society. San Francisco. Founded in 1935. Incorporated. Oct. 9, 1936]

      Elaborately embroidered silk banner, bordered in silk ribbon, and fringed, suspended from wooden rod with gold-colored metal finials, apparently meant to be either hung or carried in a parade. Approximately 23" wide x 36" long. Bottom layer of reddish-pink silk, with an overlay of scalloped white silk, embroidered with silver and gold lettering, central images of a star and hands clasping, and outlined in gold with heavy gold silk cord suspended from the rod. The reddish-pink background is slightly sunned but otherwise is near fine, untattered and only very slightly worn. Presumably this elaborate and detailed banner was used in a parade, or was displayed at meetings of the Society. While undated, the style suggests that it is roughly contemporary with the 1936 date of incorporation, and indeed may have been commissioned at that time. While memorabilia promoting people of Spanish decent in America began as early as the late 1860s, this certainly represents a very early attempt among Latina women in the United States to band together and form a beneficial organization. A bright, striking, rare, quite possibly unique banner. .

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      The Macaulay Company, New York 1936 - Octavo, Hardcover. Second and final mystery under this pseudonym. A near fine copy, previous owner inscription to front free end paper, some darkening to edges of text block, dustiness to top edge in a near fine price clipped dust jacket, some light shelf wear/rubbing to edges, light rubbing to spine ends with very light chipping to head of spine panel, small closed tear to lower front panel. (8233) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Little Grey Rabbit's Party *FIRST PRINTING*

      London Collins 1936. Contents clean, bright and unmarked. Very light wear and soiling externally. Backstrip complete and intact. Binding tight. Truly a premium copy. First Printing Hardcover 12mo - over 6?" - 7?" tall; First Printing. VG Tempest, Margaret

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        Erste Fahrt des Luftschiffs Hindenburg nach Nordamerika und zurück vom 6. - 14. 5. 1936

      Goslar: Greif Werke AG, Fabriken für Bürobedarf, 1936.. 1. Aufl. zahlreiche sw. Abbildungen nach Aufnahmen von Carl Bruer, 5 - zeilige handschriftliche Widmung von Carl Bruer auf Titel, 13 S., 10 Bl.(Abbildungsteil). Gr.-8°, OKartoniert, Einband mit leichten Knickspuren, Einband am Rücken mit kleineren Einrissen, innen sehr gut.

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        LA GUERRE DU LIERRE . Traduction de Regis Messac .

      Issy-Les-Moulineaux: La Fenetre Ouverte, [1936] - Octavo, pp. [1-11] 12-196 [197] [198: printer's imprint] [199: tailpiece] [200: blank], frontispiece and two smaller illustrations in the text by G. Delatouche, original pictorial cream wrappers printed in green and black. Bound into half red morocco and marbled boards with black leather labels lettered and ruled in gold, marbled endpapers. First edition. Signed inscription by Keller to Donald A. Wollheim on recto of half title leaf: "To D. A. Wollheim -- / Thanks for purchasing the first / copy of this work sold in America / Cordially yours / David H. Keller M.D. / Aug. 30, 1936." Three stories translated into French: "The Ivy War," "Stenographer's Hands" and "The Psychophonic Nurse." 2000 copies printed. Leather spine panel a bit sunned, several small scuffs along outer rear joint, internally, a fine copy with original paper wrappers preserved. A nice association copy. (#8260) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        POEMAS. Clementina Arderiu. Cançons i Elegies, L'alta llibertat, Cant i paraules.(Encuadernación Brugalla)

      Barcelona, Edicions Proa 1936 - 8.º(17,5 cm), 211[1]p., 1 retrato de la autora sobre papel japón por Josep Obiols, 1 ejmplar de 25 destinados al mercado en papel de hilo Guarro con firma autógrafa de la autora, conserva las cubiertas originales.Bella y muy personal encuadernación de Emili Brugalla (1943).Muy buen estado. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        100% Money Designed to keep checking banks 100% liquid; to prevent inflation and deflation; largely to cure or prevent depressions; and to wipe out much of the National Debt.

      New York: Adelphi Company, 1936 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, top edges yellow. With the dust jacket. Spine of dust jacket dulled, a few chips and short tears with a little loss. Second edition, first published the previous year, here extensively revised following the passing of the Omnibus Banking Act of 1935. 100% Money was Fisher's proposal to eliminate economic fluctuations by requiring that demand deposits be backed by a corresponding amount of cash, an idea which had its roots in the work of Walras, Mises, and the Chicago School. An inscribed presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "To/ Professor Harold Hosking/ with the compliments/ and high esteem of/ Irving Fisher/ May, 1936". The recipient may be Harold Hosking Tayler, author of Life Assurance (1933).

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

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

      [Bookseller: Marc Sena Carrel]
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        Tales From Grimm

      New York: Coward-McCann,, 1936. Octavo. Original blue cloth boards, titles dark blue on front board and spine, with the dust jacket. Illustrated by the author. An excellent copy in jacket with light chipping to front top edge and ends of spine, mild soiling to panels, a very good copy. First edition of this charming retelling of the Grimm fairy tales, presentation copy inscribed on the front free endpaper verso, " For Byrdie Bless, Wanda Gag".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        NANDA DEVI

      Hodder and Stoughton, 1936.. 1st edn 1st printing. 8vo. Original blue lettered black buckram cloth (fore-edge with some faint spotting - otherwise Fine), dustwrapper (lightly nicked at head and tail of spine - otherwise VG in protective wrapper, not price clipped). Pp. xvi + 310, illus with b&w plates with tissue guards, front endpaper panorama and b&w drawings in text by Bip Pares (no inscriptions). .

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        PEER GYNT. A Dramatic Poem. Limited Edition

      London:: George G. Harrap,, 1936. Near Fine. SIGNED BY ARTHUR RACKHAM without personalization. Near Fine hardback First Edition Thus Illustrated LIMITED TO 460 COPIES SIGNED ON THE COLOPHON. THIS IS No. 208. Bound in full vellum with gilt lettering and decoration spine and front cover, top edge gilt, illustrated endpapers. With 12 tipped-in color plates, including frontispiece, with captioned tissue guards and over 30 black and white illustrations. Few pages uncut. Mild bowing to covers. Sm. 4to. 255 pp.

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      - Lib. Y Ed. La Facultad. Buenos Aires. 1936. 136pp. Con dos cartas manuscritas. 17 x 13 cm. Rústica. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Gone With The Wind

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1936. Octavo. Recent full grey morocco. Raised bands, titles to spine gilt, gilt compartment decorations, single rule to boards gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. A handsomely bound copy. First edition, first printing. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Novel on Yellow Paper or Work it out for Yourself

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1936. Octavo. Original yellow cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black. With the dust jacket. Lightly rubbed at extremities, spine a little rolled, corners slightly bumped, very faint spotting to edges and occasionally to contents. An excellent copy in the rubbed, nicked, and partially toned jacket. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Les cahiers des dix. Numéro 1 à numéro 36

      Les Éditions Des Dix, Montréal & Québec - Un numéro par année. Numéro 1 (1936) au numéro 36 (1971). Illustrations et cartes dans certains numéros. Environ 250 pages chaque numéro. Sujets nombreux et variés. Les Dix sont une académie d'historiens, dont les dix sièges sont occupés, au départ, par Aegidius Fauteux, Victor Morin, Pierre-Georges Roy, Olivier Maurault, E.-Z. Massicotte, Albert Tessier, Aristide Beaugrand-Champagne, Francis-J. Audet, Gérard Malchelosse et Montraville Boucher de la Bruère. Chaque décès donne lieu à un remplacement. Rare collection of Quebec history made in limited numbers 200 to 500 copies Quite a few are uncut with ocassional illustrations and maps. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Colline Bunker Books]
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