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        [Maryland Marsh] Original Colorist's Model of the Derrydale Press Sporting Print

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1936. Published in an edition of 150 (unnumbered). Aquatint engraving, from a proof before letters, trimmed, fully colored by the artist, marked in pencil "Model OK". With an example of the published print: hand-colored aquatint engraving, signed by the artist in pencil lower left. 19-1/2 x 13-1/4 inches on a larger sheet. Trimmed. Some soiling in outer margins, short chips along left edge, archival tape repair on verso of lower left corner (torn, no loss). Colorist's Model for 'Maryland Marsh' The original watercolor model prepared by the artist the use of the colorist of the Derrydale sporting aquatint of a rail bird shooting scene. John Frost (1890-1937) was the son of American artist A.B. Frost (1851-1928) and a friend of Eugene V. Connett, publisher of the Derrydale Press, whose personal collection included Maryland Marsh, the original painting commissioned by Connett in 1934. John Frost is known to have been closely involved in painting the colorists' models for the Derrydale prints of his father's paintings (published in 1933-4) and would have produced the color model for the published editon of the print. UNIQUE AND IMPORTANT SURVIVAL.

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        "After a Big One" [Trout-fishing scene of an angler casting into a shaded pool]

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1936. No. 46 of 200 copies. Hand-colored aquatint engraving, signed by the artist lower left. 13 x 20 inches. Matted, framed, and glazed. Fine. Connett published two drypoints by Boyer in 1929, and this colored trout-fishing print in 1936, followed by a salmon fishing print in 1937. The Derrydale catalogue noted: "This is the only colored, modern trout-fishing print available. It was carefully planned by Mr. Boyer and Eugene V. Connett to be authentic in every detail.".

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        Angling of the Test, or True Love Under Stress: Being a Diurnal Postulation of Problems of Connubial Infelicity which will bring No Comfort to any married Male Angler. A book of the Nonce Club Selection

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1936. First Edition, no. 91 of 197 copies, signed by the author on the title page. Illustrated with plates from drawings and photographs. [x], 25 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original embossed black cloth, gilt, spine a trifle faded, else fine. Bookplate. Laid into quarter crimson morocco clamshell box. INSCRIBED by the author on the front pastedown: "To my good friends the Holdens H.G.P."

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        El obispo embotellado

      Self published, Lima 1936 - First edition. (4) p. This was a self published, surrealist pamphlet with contributions by Emilio Adolfo Westphalen and Rafo Méndez, created in February, 1936. Beside poems by Huidobro, writings by Méndez, and Westphalen's essay on Huidobro, it also contains César Moro's "La Pâtée des chiens" in French, and a short text by Dolores R. de Velázquez, and Eduardo Lira Espejo . Vicente Huidobro (1893-1948) was a Chilean born avant-garde, dadaist poet. Folded. Pages yellowed because of acidic paper. Overall in good condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Glimpses of the Wild: An Observer's Notes and Anecdotes upon the Wild Life of Assam.

      London: H. F. & G. Witherby, 1936 - Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt, double rule to front board blind. With the dust jacket. Spine sunned, boards slightly finger-marked, a few nicks and some discolouration to rear panel of dust jacket. A very good, tight copy. Colour frontispiece with tissue guard, 10 black and white photographic plates. First edition, first impression; publisher's file copy with their bookplate to front pastedown. Lieut.-Col. Wood served with the Ghurkas in Manipur; his Shikar Memories, published in 1934, recounts a 36-year career in big-game hunting, whereas the present volume is a descriptive account with chapters on the region's birds, animals, reptiles and insects. Surprisingly scarce institutionally for a title of this period, with Copac listing seven copies (of which three in the British Library) and OCLC adding just six worldwide, and seldom seen in commerce with the dust jacket. Czech p. 232. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        New Directions in Prose and Poetry

      New Directions, Norfolk, CT 1936 - Hardcover. Paper boards. Boards faded, creased and soiled with chips and tears. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        URSS en Construction. Soviet Georgia

      1936. El LISSITZKY & Max ALPERT. URSS en Construction. Number devoted to Soviet Georgia. Year 19, Nos. 4-5. 44 pp. Folio, bound in original wrappers. Moscow: Editions d'Etat des Beaux-Arts, 1936.A fine copy of one of the more outstanding issues of this landmark periodical, this one devoted to Soviet Georgia, designed by Lissitzky and Alpert. As Martin Parr says, "from 1930-1940 URSS en Construction employed the best Soviet photo-journalists and graphic designers. Amongst the photographers were Max Alpert, Arkadi Shaikhet, Georgi Zeima, Boris Ignatovich, Semen Fridland and Georgi Shaikhet. Designers included El Lissitzky, Sophie Kueppers, Aleksandr Rodchenko and Varvara Stepanova, and Nikolai Troshin who designed this issue and over forty others. All the visual strategies of the propaganda photobooks, designed by Lissitzky, Rodchenko and others -- the elaborate photomontages, innovative photography, fold-out pages, transparent overlays and so on -- were developed in URSS en Construction, one of the most beautifully produced magazines of the twentieth century." It was published in Russian, French, English and German. This is the French version. In fine condition.Parr and Badger, The Photobook I, 148-149.

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        A further Range

      Henry Holt and Company, New York 1936 - SIGNED LIMITED EDITION of 803 copies printed. This copy is authentically SIGNED by Robert Frost. A beautiful copy. The book is in excellent condition and appears UNREAD. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a fabulous copy SIGNED by the author with the original publisher's slipcase and a custom acetate dustjacket to protect the book. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        NONESUCH CENTURY, AN APPRAISAL, A PERSONAL NOTE.|THE

      The Nonesuch Press, London 1936 - 4to. cloth, leather spine label. xii, 80, (6), (10), (56), (92) pages. One of 750 numbered copies (Dreyfus 106). Beautifully printed bibliography of this major press. Contains an "Appraisal" of Nonesuch by Symons, an essay on the founding and operation of the press by Meynell and a bibliography of the firm's output by Flower, illustrations of the press's devices and bindings, 53 full page plates of text and titles pages and 45 facsimile tipped-in illustrations of title and text pages from Nonesuch books. The bibliography is an elegant tribute to the press's own standard of quality. An index lists the books produced by author and titles, illustrators and decorators, and type faces. Spine faded as usual with this book. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Photograph Album of a Participant.

      [Berlin, 1936]. - 8vo. Oblong album, leather over cream paper boards, string-tied, silver title and Olympic design to front, twine stitching to perimeter. Contains 56 black and white photographs measuring 310 x 240 mm, mounted with clear photo corners, each leaf separated with webbed tissue guard. Two additional photographs loosely placed within. Some loss to leather spine, verso only, otherwise in very good condition, a pleasing album with crisp images. These images, captured firsthand by a participating athlete in the Olympic games, center around the Berlin Olympic Stadium, where the athletic and track events took place, revealing the photographer's sport. We also find images of runners on a practice course, a high jumper, an equestrian event, spectators, security officials, and guards, some of the latter sporting binoculars for surveillance, others armed with long rifles. Olympic monuments include the Marathon Gate pillars from which was hung the iconic five ring symbol, the enormous receptacle for the Olympic Flame, and one of the sculptures of athletes which today are the subject of discord by some. City streets are saturated with political propaganda flags, whilst symbolic Olympic flags make but a mere discreet dispersing appearance among them. Two views show an airship blimp with the Germany's new national symbol hovering overhead, while a few inner city views show athletes running with the torch ceremoniously for the civilians. Elements of domination, superiority and mastery are captured two-fold in this unusual album of images, first and foremost in the display of a grand competition event of athletic champions from around the world, and secondly, in the less than subtle propaganda that would inevitably pierce the otherwise peaceful images of global collaboration and common ground. Rare to find an album by a professional athlete yet an amateur photographer of these historic Olympic Games. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Peer Gynt

      London: Harrap, 1936. First edition, deluxe issue, no. 376 of 460 copies, signed by Rackham. 12 full-page illustrations in color and numerous black and white illustrations by Arthur Rackham. 1 vols. Small 4to. Full gilt-stamped vellum. Beautiful copy in custom cloth slipcase.

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        Sagittarius Rising

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company,, 1936. Octavo. Original blue cloth, silver lettered spine. With the dust jacket. Spine of jacket only lightly faded, merest touch of foxing to top and fore-edges. First US edition, first printing, an excellent copy of one of the classics of Great War literature, widely considered as the finest flying memoir of the war, and here offered in the exceptionally uncommon dust jacket. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "A rare & early edition of this book, to join the library of George Bannister, from Cecil Lewis, 20.1.73". Also enclosed is a typed letter signed to the same recipient, rather curt and requesting "sufficient International Postage Stamp Coupons to cover the cost of returning the books to you"; airmail paper dated 9 December 1972, from Corfu, with integral envelope. "At seventeen, standing 6 feet 4 inches tall and equipped with a precocious intelligence, Lewis lied about his age to join the Royal Flying Corps. He celebrated his eighteenth birthday in France, flying patrols over the western front at a time when the average life expectancy of a pilot was three weeks. On 1 July 1916 he flew the first patrol of the Somme offensive and witnessed the mile-high column of earth thrown up by the detonation of mines under the German positions. Later he duelled with the 'circus' of Manfred von Richthofen and was the last man to see the aircraft of Albert Ball VC, the allied ace who vanished in a bank of cloud. Lewis also hunted Gotha airships over London by moonlight, and in 1917 he was awarded the Military Cross for continuous bravery" (ODNB). On publication, the book was reviewed in the New Statesman by George Bernard Shaw, who Lewis had encountered while deputy director of programmes at the BBC, and who had permitted him make the first film adaptation of one of his plays. Shaw's high praise guaranteed the book's immediate success: "This is a book everyone should read. It is the autobiography of an ace, and no common ace either … This prince of pilots … had a charmed life in every sense of the word".

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        Collected Poems 1909-1935

      New York: Harcourt Brace and Company, 1936. First American Edition. Designed by Robert Josephy. 220 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Spine dull and worn. Good copy only. Allen Tate's Copy Allen Tate's copy with his signature on the flyleaf.

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        [Maryland Marsh] Original Colorist's Model of the Derrydale Press Sporting Print

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1936. Published in an edition of 150 (unnumbered). Aquatint engraving, from a proof before letters, trimmed, fully colored by the artist, marked in pencil "Model OK". With an example of the published print: hand-colored aquatint engraving, signed by the artist in pencil lower left. 19-1/2 x 13-1/4 inches on a larger sheet. Trimmed. Some soiling in outer margins, short chips along left edge, archival tape repair on verso of lower left corner (torn, no loss). Published in an edition of 150 (unnumbered). Aquatint engraving, from a proof before letters, trimmed, fully colored by the artist, marked in pencil "Model OK". With an example of the published print: hand-colored aquatint engraving, signed by the artist in pencil lower left. 19-1/2 x 13-1/4 inches on a larger sheet. Colorist's Model for 'Maryland Marsh'. The original watercolor model prepared by the artist the use of the colorist of the Derrydale sporting aquatint of a rail bird shooting scene.John Frost (1890-1937) was the son of American artist A.B. Frost (1851-1928) and a friend of Eugene V. Connett, publisher of the Derrydale Press, whose personal collection included Maryland Marsh, the original painting commissioned by Connett in 1934. John Frost is known to have been closely involved in painting the colorists' models for the Derrydale prints of his father's paintings (published in 1933-4) and would have produced the color model for the published editon of the print.UNIQUE AND IMPORTANT SURVIVAL.

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        MURDER OF THE ADMIRAL

      The Macauley Company [1936], New York - Octavo, cloth. The author's third novel, the first to feature Sheridan Doome of Naval Intelligence. Fisher wrote three novels using this pseudonym. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket, small chip to lower right front corner, touch of shelfwear to spine ends, small chip to upper spine panel. Very uncommon in superior condition. (10166) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        URSS en Construction, 15th Anniversary of Kazakhstan

      1936. RODCHENKO, A. and Varvara STEPANOVA. URSS en Construction. Number devoted to the 15th Anniversary of Kazakhstan. Folio, bound in original wrappers, preserved in a recent blue cloth box. Moscow: Editions d'Etat des Beaux-Arts, 1935.A fine copy of one of the issues of this landmark periodical designed by Rodchenko and Stepanova. As Martin Parr says, "From 1930-1940 URSS en Construction employed the best Soviet photo-journalists and graphic designers. Amongst the photographers were Max Alpert, Arkadi Shaikhet, Georgi Zeima, Boris Ignatovich, Semen Fridland and Georgi Shaikhet. Designers included El Lissitzky, Sophie Kueppers, Aleksandr Rodchenko and Varvara Stepanova. All the visual strategies of the propaganda photobooks, designed by Lissitzky, Rodchenko and others -- the elaborate photomontages, innovative photography, fold-out pages, transparent overlays and so on -- were developed in URSS en Construction, one of the most beautifully produced magazines of the twentieth century." It was published in Russian, French, English, and German. This is the French version. In fine condition.Parr and Badger, The Photobook I, 148-149.

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        URSS en Construction. Dnieprostroi

      1936. El LISSITZKY & Max ALPERT. URSS en Construction. Number devoted to Dnieprostroi. Year 15, No. 10. 42 pp. Folio, bound in original wrappers and preserved in grey cloth box. Moscow: Editions d'Etat des Beaux-Arts, 1936.A fine copy of one of the more outstanding issues of this landmark periodical, this one devoted to Dnieprostroi, designed by Lissitzky and Alpert. As Martin Parr says, "from 1930-1940 URSS en Construction employed the best Soviet photo-journalists and graphic designers. Amongst the photographers were Max Alpert, Arkadi Shaikhet, Georgi Zeima, Boris Ignatovich, Semen Fridland and Georgi Shaikhet. Designers included El Lissitzky, Sophie Kueppers, Aleksandr Rodchenko and Varvara Stepanova, and Nikolai Troshin who designed this issue and over forty others. All the visual strategies of the propaganda photobooks, designed by Lissitzky, Rodchenko and others -- the elaborate photomontages, innovative photography, fold-out pages, transparent overlays and so on -- were developed in URSS en Construction, one of the most beautifully produced magazines of the twentieth century." It was published in Russian, French, English and German. This is the French version. In fine condition.Parr and Badger, The Photobook I, 148-149.

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        URSS en Construction, La Houille Blanche

      1936. TROSHIN, N.S. URSS en Construction. La Houille Blanche. (1936 #6). 38 pp. Folio, bound in original wrappers. Moscow: Editions d'Etat des Beaux-Arts, 1936.A fine copy of one of many monographic issues of this landmark periodical, devoted to electricty in the Soviet Union. As Martin Parr says "from 1930-1940 URSS en Construction employed the best Soviet photo-journalists and graphic designers. Amongst the photographers were Max Alpert, Arkadi Shaikhet, Georgi Zeima, Boris Ignatovich, Semen Fridland and Georgi Shaikhet. Designers included Nikolai Troshin, El Lissitzky, Sophie Kueppers, Aleksandr Rodchenko and Varvara Stepanova. All the visual strategies of the propaganda photobooks, designed by Lissitzky, Rodchenko and others -- the elaborate photomontages, innovative photography, fold-out pages, transparent overlays and so on -- were developed in URSS en Construction, one of the most beautifully produced magazines of the twentieth century." It was published in Russian, French, English and German. This is the French version. In fine condition.Parr and Badger, The Photobook I, 148-149.

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        URSS en Construction, Kolkhoz de la Region de Kiev

      1936. FAVORSKI, V. URSS en Construction. Kolkhoz de la Region de Kiev. 19th Year Number 3. [32] pp. Illustrated with a plethora of Russian photomontage images throughout. Folio, 415 x 300 mm, bound in original wrappers. Moscow: Editions d'Etat des Beaux-Arts, 1936.A fine copy of a typical issue of this landmark periodical, this one devoted to collective farms in Kiev. As Martin Parr says "from 1930-1940 URSS en Construction employed the best Soviet photo-journalists and graphic designers. Amongst the photographers were Max Alpert, Arkadi Shaikhet, Georgi Zeima, Boris Ignatovich, Semen Fridland and Georgi Shaikhet. Designers included El Lissitzky, Sophie Kueppers, Aleksandr Rodchenko and Varvara Stepanova, and Nikolai Troshin who designed this issue and over forty others. All the visual strategies of the propaganda photobooks, designed by Lissitzky, Rodchenko and others -- the elaborate photomontages, innovative photography, fold-out pages, transparent overlays and so on -- were developed in URSS en Construction, one of the most beautifully produced magazines of the twentieth century." It was published in Russian, French, English and German. This is the French version. In fine condition.Parr and Badger, The Photobook I, 148-149.

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        They Gave Him a Gun

      New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas. 1936. First. First edition. Fine in a very attractive, very good plus dustwrapper with small nicks at the corners. Nicely Inscribed by the author to his daughter: "To Antonia Joyce Cowen, Toni -- My love from Father Jan. 27, 1936." Hardboiled novel about a man who learns to kill in the war, and utilizes his new skills in civilian life. Vivid jacket art juxtaposing the protagonist as a WWI trench soldier, and then as a Prohibition-era gangster. Basis for the 1937 gangster film directed by W.S. Van Dyke and featuring Spencer Tracy, Gladys George, and Franchot Tone. .

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

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        Owl's Clover

      New York: The Alcestis Press, 1936. First Edition. Paperback. 4/4. New York: The Alcestis Press, 1936. VG++ or Near Fine in VG++ or Near Fine jacket Signed by Author Printed orange wrapper over stiff wrapper. A lovely copy. This edition is notoriously fragile and most of the usual defects are absent here. The spine lettering is clear, with no sunning. Because the soft paper wrapper covers on this edition extended beyong the boundaries of the text block, some paper loss to the foot and head of the spine is almost inevitable. Here that loss is very minimal, just a tiny chip on the top and another on the bottom, the latter causing a 1/4 inch closed tear on one seam. There is one additional 1/4 inch closed tear on the jacket. These are minor nicks. AND that is it. No other splits or chips at all. No markings of any kind inside or out, just a touch of old handling discoloration. Colors are bright and clear. This is number 15 of eighty-five numbered copies on Strathmore all-rag paper, in addition to twenty copies on handmade paper numbered in Roman, all signed by the author. Nice clear signature by Stevens. Overall, VG++ or Near Fine. Book comes in a beautiful custom clamshell box made by the Heritage bindery in Los Angeles. Box is full Japanese cloth, burnt-orange in color (black on the edges), that nicely matches the book. Marbeled boards inside with orange highlights. The book rests on a built platform, also marbeled. Leather spine on the label. Photos available upon request.. First Edition. Paperback. 4/4.

      [Bookseller: Joseph Rhea, Bookseller]
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        The Devil Drives

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1936. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in dark blue. With the dust jacket. Top edge dusty, edges a little foxed; an excellent copy in the slightly soiled jacket with sunned spine. First edition, first impression of this thriller. The publisher's retained copy with their ink stamp to the title page.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Absalom, Absalom

      Random House, New York 1936 - LIMITED EDITION of 300 specially bound copies printed. This copy is SIGNED by William Faulkner on the limitation page. The book is in nice condition. The binding is tight with with minor wear to the spine and edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy SIGNED by the author with a custom acetate dustcover to protect the book. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Collected Poems 1909-1935

      London: Faber and Faber,, 1936. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge pink, other edges untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Very slight rubbing to extremities, faint spotting to endleaves, top edge dye fading. An excellent copy in the sunned and slightly chipped dust jacket. First edition, first impression, of this collection which "contains all Mr Eliot's poetry that he wishes to preserve", including the first appearance in print of Burnt Norton.

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        Catalogue des ostraca figurés de Deir el Médineh. Fasc.1, 2, 3 & 4 (complete)

      IFAO, Cairo 1936 - Extremely rare complete set of 4 fascicles. Documents de fouilles de l'Institut français d'archéologie orientale 02/1. IFAO, Le Caire, 1936. First edition. Folio, 8+ 1-52 pages, 1-36 plates. Documents de fouilles de l'Institut français d'archéologie orientale 02/2. IFAO, Le Caire, 1937. First edition. Folio, 53-156 pages, 37-92 plates. Documents de fouilles de l'Institut français d'archéologie orientale 02/3. IFAO, Le Caire, 1946. First edition. Folio, 130 + 157-160 pages, 93-95 plates. Documents de fouilles de l'Institut français d'archéologie orientale 02/4. IFAO, Le Caire, 1959. First edition. Folio, 161-237 pages, 96-159 plates. Cloth. Very good condition. All 4 fasc. bound in 2 volumes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Great Adventure.

      Humphrey Milford., London. - No date on title page, inscription on ffep ' To Margaret, wishing you a very Happy Birthday. Lots of love from May & Dorothy 1936 '. Pages un numbered, 16 cold plates, as required, line drawings throughout. Front hinge broken but holding. Tight and extremely clean hardback in publishers original pictorial boards. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Elaine Beardsell (PBFA )]
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        Nothing So Monstrous

      New York: The Pynson Printers,, 1936. Quarto. Original marbled boards with orange cloth spine, recent brown morocco label to spine. With black and white illustrations by Donald McKay. A fine copy. First separate edition, one of 370 copies. Originally published in The Pastures of Heaven (1932), Steinbeck's story of Junius Maltby was printed separately by Pynson and sold to subscribers to use as Christmas gifts.

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        The Democratic Book 1936

      J.C. Brill, Philadelphia 1936 - Philadelphia: J.C. Brill., 1936. Near Fine. HAND SIGNED by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on the limitation leaf, #923 of an unstated limitation of 2500 copies. In the original full brown leather with gilt lettering on the front cover. Minor rubbing to the tips and the spine ends, otherwise in great condition. No writing, bookplate, marks or tears and binding is tight. Onion skin intact between each chapter. This massive leather bound book, 9 pounds, 11" x 14" and 384 pages, was offered to donors at the unheard of price of $250. It was the first time a President, while in office in the White House, helped raise campaign funds for a political party - the democrats. This particular copy was purchased by John. T. McAvoy, whose name appears on the cover. 11" x 14". B&W portraits, illustrations, advertisements and photographs. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        William Fox

      1936. HEARTFIELD, John. William Fox. By Upton Sinclair. 592 pp. 8vo., bound in cloth and dust-wrapper designed by John Heartfield. London: Malik Verlag, 1936. A fine copy of the German edition, printed in Czechoslovakia and published in London, of Upton Sinclair Presents William Fox, which was originally published in English in 1933, and which is based on interviews Sinclair had with the somewhat notorious movie mogul William Fox. The evocative dust wrapper designed by John Heartfield is extremely rare, and is here present in unusually good condition. Siepmann, Montage: John Heartfield vom Club Dada zur Arbeiter-Illustrierter Zeitung A176.

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        URSS en Construction. Dnieprostroi

      1936. El LISSITZKY & Max ALPERT. URSS en Construction. Number devoted to Dnieprostroi. Year 15, No. 10. 42 pp. Folio, bound in original wrappers and preserved in grey cloth box. Moscow: Editions d'Etat des Beaux-Arts, 1936. |~||~||~||~| A fine copy of one of the more outstanding issues of this landmark periodical, this one devoted to Dnieprostroi, designed by Lissitzky and Alpert. As Martin Parr says, "from 1930-1940 URSS en Construction employed the best Soviet photo-journalists and graphic designers. Amongst the photographers were Max Alpert, Arkadi Shaikhet, Georgi Zeima, Boris Ignatovich, Semen Fridland and Georgi Shaikhet. Designers included El Lissitzky, Sophie Kueppers, Aleksandr Rodchenko and Varvara Stepanova, and Nikolai Troshin who designed this issue and over forty others. All the visual strategies of the propaganda photobooks, designed by Lissitzky, Rodchenko and others -- the elaborate photomontages, innovative photography, fold-out pages, transparent overlays and so on -- were developed in URSS en Construction, one of the most beautifully produced magazines of the twentieth century." It was published in Russian, French, English and German. This is the French version. In fine condition. Parr and Badger, The Photobook I, 148-149.

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        URSS en Construction, 15th Anniversary of Kazakhstan

      1936. RODCHENKO, A. and Varvara STEPANOVA. URSS en Construction. Number devoted to the 15th Anniversary of Kazakhstan. Folio, bound in original wrappers, preserved in a recent blue cloth box. Moscow: Editions d'Etat des Beaux-Arts, 1935. |~||~||~||~| A fine copy of one of the issues of this landmark periodical designed by Rodchenko and Stepanova. As Martin Parr says, "From 1930-1940 URSS en Construction employed the best Soviet photo-journalists and graphic designers. Amongst the photographers were Max Alpert, Arkadi Shaikhet, Georgi Zeima, Boris Ignatovich, Semen Fridland and Georgi Shaikhet. Designers included El Lissitzky, Sophie Kueppers, Aleksandr Rodchenko and Varvara Stepanova. All the visual strategies of the propaganda photobooks, designed by Lissitzky, Rodchenko and others -- the elaborate photomontages, innovative photography, fold-out pages, transparent overlays and so on -- were developed in URSS en Construction, one of the most beautifully produced magazines of the twentieth century." It was published in Russian, French, English, and German. This is the French version. In fine condition. Parr and Badger, The Photobook I, 148-149.

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        URSS en Construction, La Houille Blanche

      1936. TROSHIN, N.S. URSS en Construction. La Houille Blanche. (1936 #6). 38 pp. Folio, bound in original wrappers. Moscow: Editions d'Etat des Beaux-Arts, 1936. |~||~||~||~| A fine copy of one of many monographic issues of this landmark periodical, devoted to electricty in the Soviet Union. As Martin Parr says "from 1930-1940 URSS en Construction employed the best Soviet photo-journalists and graphic designers. Amongst the photographers were Max Alpert, Arkadi Shaikhet, Georgi Zeima, Boris Ignatovich, Semen Fridland and Georgi Shaikhet. Designers included Nikolai Troshin, El Lissitzky, Sophie Kueppers, Aleksandr Rodchenko and Varvara Stepanova. All the visual strategies of the propaganda photobooks, designed by Lissitzky, Rodchenko and others -- the elaborate photomontages, innovative photography, fold-out pages, transparent overlays and so on -- were developed in URSS en Construction, one of the most beautifully produced magazines of the twentieth century." It was published in Russian, French, English and German. This is the French version. In fine condition. Parr and Badger, The Photobook I, 148-149.

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        URSS en Construction, Kolkhoz de la Region de Kiev

      1936. FAVORSKI, V. URSS en Construction. Kolkhoz de la Region de Kiev. 19th Year Number 3. [32] pp. Illustrated with a plethora of Russian photomontage images throughout. Folio, 415 x 300 mm, bound in original wrappers. Moscow: Editions d'Etat des Beaux-Arts, 1936. A fine copy of a typical issue of this landmark periodical, this one devoted to collective farms in Kiev. As Martin Parr says "from 1930-1940 URSS en Construction employed the best Soviet photo-journalists and graphic designers. Amongst the photographers were Max Alpert, Arkadi Shaikhet, Georgi Zeima, Boris Ignatovich, Semen Fridland and Georgi Shaikhet. Designers included El Lissitzky, Sophie Kueppers, Aleksandr Rodchenko and Varvara Stepanova, and Nikolai Troshin who designed this issue and over forty others. All the visual strategies of the propaganda photobooks, designed by Lissitzky, Rodchenko and others -- the elaborate photomontages, innovative photography, fold-out pages, transparent overlays and so on -- were developed in URSS en Construction, one of the most beautifully produced magazines of the twentieth century." It was published in Russian, French, English and German. This is the French version. In fine condition. Parr and Badger, The Photobook I, 148-149.

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        Up Came the Moon

      Self published, 1936. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 79 pp. Octavo. Blue cloth with black and silver illustration. Light foxing on fore edge and faint spotting on boards. Signed by the author. This scarce title of poetry contains an introduction by Lucy Maud Montgomery..

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        MR. LOVEDAY'S LITTLE OUTING AND OTHER SAD STORIES

      Boston: Little, Brown, 1936.. Cloth, gilt spine label. Spine and label a bit faded and lightly handsoiled, else very good. First U.S. edition, limited to seven hundred and fifty copies (the entire impression). A publisher's file copy, with large label on lower board: "Sample / Return to manufacturing Department Little, Brown and Company," and with publication date and price typed in.

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        ABINGER HARVEST

      London: Edward Arnold and Co. 1936. First edition, first printing [first issue]. INSCRIBED PRESENTATION COPY. Original navy blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine. A near very good copy, a little rubbed to the extremities with a small snag to the middle of the front hinge. The contents are entirely complete with only the odd mark to the edge of a couple of pages and some darkening of the text block edges. SIGNED and inscribed by the author in black ink on the title page ?"E. M. Forster / For William S. Gray?". The first issue which includes "A Flood in the Office" which was removed in later issues as a result of a libel action. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        Keris and Other Malay Weapons

      Singapore: Progressive Publishing Company. 1936. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. RARE! Inscribed by Gardner! First edition, limited to 150 copies, this no. 108, 1936, hardcover with brown cloth boards, quarto, 138pp., frontispiece in b&w, illustrated with 91 b&w plates, errata sheet pasted in. Book VG with some wear to spine ends and corners that tears cloth, rear bottom corner creased, toning, binding tight, text clean and unmarked with some general toning. No DJ. RARE! Gardner is considered the father of Wicca. Inscription reads: Yours Very Truly, G.B. Gardner.

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        THE WORKS OF GEORGE SANTAYANA; 15 Volumes

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons Triton Edition; Volume One Signed by the Author; 1936-1940; #707 of 940 Sets; Blue Paper Covered Boards with Gilt Triton Emblems, Beige Linen Spines with Paper Labels; Top Edges Gilt; Three or Four of the Slipcases have a Nick or a Scratch; Missing the Glassine Dustwrappers; Otherwise, All Volumes are FINE/ FINE Slipcases; A Very Nice Set!!!. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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