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      Arthur H Stockwell Ltd, LONDON 1936 - SIGNED Copy, H/b , Dust Jacket , 1st edition , Grey Cloth with black lettering. 143pp. Title continues "being the experiences and adventures of a psychologist on the subject of gosts and other obscure problems." In his introduction the author points out that the stories are not literally true but that they are founded on fact and that to seriously minded, thnking people, all are within the boundaries of possibility. This is a very rare book. Google Arthur Row for the Tartarus Press Guide to Supernatural Fiction for the entry against this book to confirm. The entry advises that the book is undated (as is this copy) and published in 1936. The copy now made available for sale has the additional attribute of being inscribed in purple on the ffep With the authors compliments and signed Arthur Row. A highlight for any collection on the supernatural. VG+/VG+ (book- no other inscriptions or previous owner name. Hint of foxing to endpapers and foredges. Dust Jacket - 5mm approx. closed tear to top rear panel. Minor rubbing to extremities with tiny loss to corners. Price to spine 3/6 net. The later is a little age tanned. Otherwise very clean with no significant shelf soiling. Now in proprietary protective wrapper) PLs see our image. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Merlusse. - Cigalon.

      Fasquelle 1936 - - Fasquelle, Paris 1936, 15x20,5cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 25 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon, tirage de tête. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur, daté de 1971, à un couple de ses amis : ". Pour Josy et André Bernard ce Merlusse qui eût un très grand succès, et "Cigalon", film comique qui n'a fait rire que moi." Dos et plats légèrement et marginalement passés comme généralement, sinon agréable exemplaire à toutes marges. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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      The Macmillan Company, 1936., 1936. First edition. 8vo. Cloth, frontispiece, xiv, 242 pp., introduction. Divided into two major sections we find a strong emphasis on the songs, especially reels, work songs, hollers, the blues, the talkin' blues, ballads, and a miscellany of both white influences and pardon songs. Lead Belly, a double murderer, sung his way to pardons in the Texas and Louisiana Penitentiaries. He spent twelve years on penitentiary farms working in the field, singing and "hollering" under the gun and whip. Through his music you have the background of "jazz," the history of popular and folk music among southern Afro-Americans. His blues, his ballads, his work-songs sum up the observations, attitudes and opinions of a large part of the southern Afro-American population. This is the book of Lead Belly---a creative genius among Afro-American folk artists. His story is told in terms of tunes, texts, and guitar accompaniments. It contains biographical material and annotation of the songs in his own words. Following Lead Belly's release from prison in 1934, John and Alan Lomax sought to manage Lead Belly's career as a performer. John A. Lomax brought Lead Belly to New York from the South, after he had sung his way out of prison, and has worked with him compiling and editing his songs and story. No previous substantial biography of a Black musician prior to the publication of this book, which was a commercial failure at the time and received a long review in the New York Times. The book still stands as one of the best biographies of a black musician. Lead Belly spent the last fifteen years of his life performing, influencing the music scene in blues, and eventually rock 'n' roll. Light offsetting to front and rear endpapers, a few front end pages lightly foxed, else a very good, internally clean copy in dust jacket with small chips to the spine ends and extremities. Scarce and elusive copy of an important book.

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        N by E.

      New York: Blue Ribbon Books Inc, 1936 - Reprint. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine in black, top edge stained red. With the dust jacket. Contents rather browned, spine a little rubbed and faded, very good in the internally repaired and faded dust jacket. Illustrations. With Raymond Chandler's gift inscription to the front free endpaper, "To Dick and LaVerne Joyce in memory of hard winters not spent in Greenland, From Sissy and Ray Chandler December 25th 1936 Com Center, California." This presentation inscription predates the publication of Chandler's first book by three years and is the earliest we have encountered. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Saint Overboard

      Published by Hodder and Stoughton Limited, London First Edition . London 1936. - First edition hard back binding in publisher's original deep navy cloth covers, deep yellow title and author block lettering to the spine, chart of the Channel Islands and coast of France to the front end papers. 8vo. 8'' x 5½''. Contains 320 printed pages of text. A little brown ghosting to the end papers, small rubs to the corners of the spine ends. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper without any restoration and having a vertical crease line to the lower cover, one 10 mm tear to the top of the spine, priced 7/6 to the spine, spine colours not faded, white paper to the lower cover clean and not discoloured, superb original condition dust wrapper. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. We currently hold in stock 15 other titles by this author. Member of the P.B.F.A. DETECTIVE FICTION [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA Member]
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        SIR PERCY LEADS THE BAND A New Scarlet Pimpernel Novel.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton 1936 - First edition, first printing. Original light blue cloth with black titles to spine and front panel in dustwrapper. A very good clean copy, the binding lightly rubbed and bumped to the extremities, the contents are without inscriptions or stamps. The near fine dustwrapper has one or two short closed tears and some tape strengthening to verso at head of spine. Very clean and bright indeed. Not price-clipped (7/6net to the spine). Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LUCIUS BOOKS (ABA, ILAB, PBFA)]
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        Gone With The Wind

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1936. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in yellow morocco with wrap-around onlaid silhouette of Tara in black morocco set against a hand painted sunset, titles to spine gilt, floral endpapers, gilt edges. Housed in black cloth box, titles to spine gilt. A fine copy. First edition, first printing. A fine example of The Chelsea Bindery's work.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Provinces Françaises. Costumes Décoratifs. [ Livre dédicacé par l'auteur ]

      Editions Art et Architecture, Paris, French & European Publications 1936 - Un des 1000 exemplaires numérotés, Préface de Maurice Genevoix, 1 vol. in-4 en feuillets sous portfolio cartonné éditeur, Editions Art et Architecture, Paris, French & European Publications, New-York, s.d. [1936 ] 4 feuillets de texte et 40 planches en couleurs réalisées par les ateliers Renson Fils (enluminures d'art). Bel envoi de l'auteur à "Monsieur Géo Minvielle, défenseur des intérêts "illimités" des artistes". Bon état (chemise très lég. frottée) pour ce bel ensemble de planches très bien réalisé. Langue: Français [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal]
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        [Hand-drawn and illustrated poster]: Don't Forget Your Number. Have It Tattooed On Now

      1936. Hand-drawn and illustrated poster on thick cardboard. Measuring 20.5" x 13.75". Some soiling and tack-holes in the corners, a little waviness on the cardboard, very good. A crudely lettered promotional tattoo art poster with three variant flash designs, all bearing the date 1936, urging Social Security Card recipients to have their numbers tattooed on themselves. The first Social Security numbers were issued in November of 1936 and created a certain amount of anxiety around this scheme to create a national identity system. According to DeMello in Bodies of Inscription: A Cultural History of the Modern Tattoo Community (Duke University Press, 2000): " and women flocked to tattoo shops to have their number tattooed on them." Perhaps the most evocative illustration of this is in Dorthea Lange's photograph "Unemployed lumber worker goes with his wife to the bean harvest. Note social security number tattooed on his arm" (FSA-OWI Collection, Library of Congress, August, 1939). This placard is a splendid example of a naive American aesthetic object, with its artwork clearly bearing a 1936 date, a direct link to the earliest days of the Social Security program, making this a compelling primary document of Depression-era social history. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Jean-Baptiste Charcot 1867-1936

      Paris: Yacht Club de France 1936, 1st printing. () 332,(1).. Near fine. Tall 8vo. Original decorated printed wrappers. With numerous photo illustrations, drawings, portraits, and maps. Minor soiling to covers. Slight old crease on front cover. Spine a little faded. Not in A.B. Spence 264, Rosove 69.A1 One of 900 copies of a total issue of 950 copies with 50 copies being for members of the Society. Quite Scarce..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        [Pulp magazine]: Weird Tales -- February 1936

      Indianapolis, Indiana: Popular Fiction Publishing Company. 1936. Magazine. Cover by Margaret Brundage. Octavo. Illustrated paper wrappers. A touch of light wear to the edges, near fine. This issue features the third part of an original Robert E. Howard Conan story, "The Hour of the Dragon." From the collection of John K. Martin, with his simple, tiny book label on the rear pastedown. John K. Martin founded the Black Sparrow Press and is perhaps best known for providing Charles Bukowski a guaranteed stipend that allowed Bukowski to leave his post office job in order to write. Martin's private collections are renowned for the superior condition of their material. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Movable School Goes to the Negro Farmer

      Tuskegee Institute AL: Tuskegee Institute Press. (1936). First. First edition. Illustrated with photographs. Fine in a modestly worn, very good pictorial dustwrapper with a couple of very small chips on the front panel, and a bit of age-toning, but which is attractive and intact. This copy nicely Inscribed by the author: "Dr. Arthur Roper, Best wishes from T.M. Campbell. Tuskegee Inst. Ala. March 16, '37." The story of the Tuskegee experiment to bring agricultural education to African-American working farmers, told by the man who ran the program and who was the first black Agricultural Extension Agent in the U.S. The recipient, Dr. Arthur Roper, was the author of three titles of interest to African-Americans, all published by the University of North Carolina Press, perhaps the most notable being The Tragedy of Lynching. An interesting title, seldom found either in jacket, or inscribed, and with a nice association. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      J. M. Dent & Sons. Ltd. London.,1936 - FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.5 x 5.6 inches). A fine book in publishers grey paper covered boards with dark blue lettering to spine. Near fine dustrapper with small area of loss to the top and bottom of the spine panel. Overall a lovely copy of this scarce edition.:wph.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        The Gilt Kid; There Ain't No Justice; You're In the Racket, Too.

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1936–7 - 3 volumes, octavo. Original yellow cloth, titles to spines in turquoise. With the dust jackets. Excellent copies in the dust jackets with very light wear to the extremities. Ticket of the Dutch department store Magasin Du Nord to each front pastedown. First edition, first impressions of the first three novels by the undeservedly obscure James Curtis, whose works rivalled those of his contemporaries Graham Greene and Christopher Isherwood. Curtis, after a middle class upbringing, embraced leftist politics and turned to the underworld, writing novels about criminals, prostitutes, and boxers. After the 1930s he began a slide into obscurity, and today is one of British literature's great "missing persons". These novels are scarce in jackets, and a set in this condition is a rarity. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Unique photo album of the Berlin Olympic Games of 1936.

      Berlin 1936 - Oblong quarto. Unpaginated. [18] tissue-guarded leafs (1 one-sided, 13 double-sided and 4 blanks). Original tan cloth photo-album with the Olympic Rings (five interlocking rings that stand for the five original continents: Africa, America, Asia, Australia, and Europe) stamped on front cover. String bound. Stunning collection of 62 original silver mounted photographs, along with 2 postcards and one entrance ticket documenting the Berlin Summer Games of 1936. The first three photographs depict the Olympic stadium and the Glockenturm (Bell Tower) under construction. The images in the next two pages show outside and inside views of the stadium after its completion. The following leaves include views of the Olympic bell, the opening ceremony and the Parade of Nations as well as 6 views of Berliners and tourists strolling about the Brandenburg Gate, amid a display of flags from participating nations. The surroundings are seen decorated with statues by Adolf Wamper. Seven photographs show views of the Großes Festspiel (great festival) which was held on August 1, at 9pm. The images are accompanied with the previous owner's entrance ticket to the ceremony. Other striking snapshots taken at various competitions such as: Swimming, polo, football, high jump and relay. Mounted at rear are 2 Olympic postcards featuring the Olympic Stadium (of which one is written and postmarked with a special 11th Olympiad 1936 Berlin stamp featuring the Olympic bell above two swastikas). Photo size: app. 3" x 4 3/4". Front joint slightly stained. First tissue guard moderately sunned and creased. Album in overall good+ to very good, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Witch's Tales : November 1936 Vol 1 No. 1 : December 1936 Vol. 1 No. 2

      Carwood Publishing, the Witch's Tales, 1936. ......Pulp magazines, two issues (all that were published), November is vg+; December is g to g+ due to tape on spine and the removal of part of the last two pages. Only advertisements were removed, all of the story text is present. Very scarce items. ............... ............... First Edition, First Printing. Paper. Very Good. Illus. by Elmer C. Stoner . Pulp Magazine.

      [Bookseller: Terry Nudds]
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        Signed Artist's Proofs of the Wood Engravings by Rudolph Ruzicka for the Overbrook Press Edition of "The Happy Prince and Other Tales"

      Stamford, CT Overbrook Press (1936) - Folio. Six color engravings illustrating Oscar Wilde's text, each signed by the artist and mounted on a 13 by 10-inch off-white matte. This suite of prints, one of only twenty sets, comprises the full set of the engravings that appeared in the edition of the book. Housed in a cloth-backed folding portfolio, with paper label to the cover. Some toning to the mattes around the edges, portfolio lightly sunned and slightly soiled, else a very fine, rare presentation, with no rubbing whatsoever. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        CINEMA. Quindicinale di divulgazione cinematografica.:

      Hoepli, poi S.A. Editrice, 1936-1939, Milano - (Codice CN1564) Serie completa di tutto il pubblicato nella prima serie, dal 10 luglio 1936 al 25 giugno 1939: in tutto 72 numeri rilegati in 6 grandi volumi in 4° (cm 32,5), VIII-2724 pp. complessive. Importante raccolta, vera miniera di informazioni, migliaia di foto, conservate tutte le belle copertine illustrate. Legature originali in mezza pelle, titolo oro ai dorsi e impressioni a secco ai piatti, tutte in ottimo stato di conservazione tranne il dorso del primo volume (spellature per degrado della pelle). All'interno tutti i volumi sono in condizioni perfette. Preziosa, insostituibile documentazione. Euro 600 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA ~ Tutti i libri subito disponibili. Descrizioni precise, consegna rapida con imballaggio solido. All books are in stock in fine conditions or described meticulously. Very safe packaging ~

      [Bookseller: Bergoglio Libri d'Epoca]
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        VISAGES ET CONTES DU CINEMA. En trois volumes.Volume 1 : No 1 au No 12.Volume 2 : No 13 au No 24.Volume 3 : No 25 au No 36.

      Visages et Contes du Cinéma 1936 à 1939, Paris, - Reliure à anneaux de l?éditeur. Couvertures de chaque numéro illustrés en couleur. Photos n/b et héliogravures à l?intérieur. 34 pages par numéro. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie du Varis]
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        Collection complète des "Cahiers du Contadour".

      Les cahiers du Contadour 1936 - - Les cahiers du Contadour, Saint-Paul 1936-1939, 16,5x22cm, 8 fascicules brochés en 7 volumes. - Edition originale.Contributions de J. Giono, L. Jacques, C. Vildrac, R. Rolland, Alain, et en pré-originale la traduction française de Moby Dick d'H. Melville.Illustrations de L. Jacques, A. Noll, H. Chenet, Kardas, E. Jos, Joset.Rares piqûres affectant essentiellement les gardes de certains volumes, dos et plats du premier volume légèrement et uniformément passés, une petite tache d'encre sur le premier plat du second volume, sinon agréable ensemble.Rare collection complète. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        II. Kirchenkonzert. J. J. Flux: Kirchenarie "Alma Redemptoris". J. S. Bach: Kirchen-Kantate Nr. 189: Meine Seele rühmt und preist. W. A. Mozart: Offertorium pro festo Sti. Joannis Baptistae: "Inter Natos Mulierum" KV 72. Offertorium für Tenor und Sopran-Solo: "Sub tuum praesidium" KV 198. Motette "Ave verum corpus" KV 618. Dirigent: Bernhard Paumgartner. Ausführende: Erika Rokyta, Martha Schlager, Max Meili, Paul Lorenzi. Orgel: Franz Sauer.

      -,, Salzburg, 1936 - Salzburg, -, 1936. o. Pag. OProgrammheft. Jaklitsch III 39. Mit den eighd. Signaturen von Paumgartner, Schlager, Rokyta, Meili, Lorenzi und Sauer auf der letzten Seite. - Etw. fingerfleckig, leichte Gbrsp. Deutsch

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1936. Hardcover. Tasteful bookplates on each front pastedown. Splits to slipcase but complete and attractive. About Fine in a Good or better slipcase. Robert Gibbings. Three tall quarto (7-3/4" x 12-3/4") volumes bound in half blue linen and armorial-decorated boards. Illustrated with handsome wood engravings by master engraver Robert Gibbings who also designed the book. Preface of William Caxton. Edited, with spelling and punctuation modernised, by A. W. Pollard. Copy #1205 of 1500 printed at the Golden Cockerel Press and SIGNED by the illustrator on the colophon page. One of the finest productions of the press.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        The Allegory of Love

      London: Oxford at the Claredon Press, 1936: First Edition. First Printing. In Very Good condition. Light rubbing, scratched and mottling to cloth. Bumped corners, light edge wear. Spot to first blank page. Previous owner details to front paste down. Gilt stamping on spine is mostly sharp. First edition.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Wish for Tomorrow

      Robert Speller Publishing Corp., New York 1936 - First edition. Fine in a lightly rubbed, near fine dustwrapper with a modest chip at the crown. Inscribed by the author to her brother, an author, with whom she collaborated under the name Roswell Williams: "July 23, 1936. To Frank Owen: My brother, My Collaborator, My Fellow-Novelist, My Artist and A pretty good guy. Ethel Owen." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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      New York: The Black Sun Press,, 1936. Quarto. Original white boards printed in purple. With the dust jacket. Printed on white, green, yellow, and pink paper. Illustrations throughout. Ownership inscription to front free endpaper with a note to the epigram leaf. Boards lightly rubbed and a little dulled at the extremities, tape residue spots to free endpapers, coloured pages a little faded in the margins. A very good copy in the rubbed and nicked jacket with some short closed tears and faded spine panel. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        CANTICO: Al aire de tu vuelo; La horas situadas; El pájaro en la mano; Aquí mismo; Pleno ser

      - 2ª Ed. de Cántico, aumentado y de nuevo ordenado [en colofón].- Madrid: Eds. del Arbol, Cruz y Raya (en la cubierta), 1936.- 306 p., 3 h.; 4º (22 x 16 cm.); Excelente encuadernación en Plena Piel Chagrén verde denso, lomo dorado, conservando la cubierta anterior original, Estuche.- Edición de 1400 ejemplares en papel alisado Y-2.ª. Impecable estado. Libro en español [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Miguel Miranda, AILA ILAB]
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        Cántico. [Al aire de tu vuelo. Las horas situadas. El pájaro en la mano. Aquí mismo. Pleno ser]

      Madrid, Cruz y Raya-Ediciones del Árbol [S. Aguirre, impresor], 1936 - 23.5x16,5 cm. 306 páginas, 3 hojas. Cubiertas originales sin cortar. Buen ejemplar, con anchos márgenes e interior muy limpio. Protegido dentro de estuche. Primera ampliación del poemario aparecido bajo el mismo nombre en 1928. La edición de 1936 incluye 125 poemas, frente a los 75 de la primera. Silverio Aguirre imprimió con mucho cuidado esta edición de la que se tiraron 1400 ejemplares en papel alisado.

      [Bookseller: Arteclío S. L.]
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        The Hardy Boys: The Sinister Sign Post

      Grosset & Dunlap 1936 - Published in New York by Grosset & Dunlap in 1936. First Edition according the Carpentieri Bibliography (1936A-1). Book has nine Adventure-Romance titles on rear DJ panel, and fourteen Western Stories titles on rear DJ flap. Book very good. DJ very good. DJ price is 50c. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Biggles & Co. [5]

      Published by Oxford University Press, Amen House, London First Edition . London 1936. - First edition hard back binding in publisher's original grey cloth covers and top edge, navy lettering and framed navy illustration to spine, biplane on runway and three small aircraft hangers behind to upper panel. 8vo 1.9 thick x 7½" x 5½" 256 pp. Colour frontispiece and six monochrome illustrations by Howard Leigh and Alfred Sindall. Slight spine slant, free from foxing. Near Fine condition book in near Fine condition professionally restored dust wrapper, principally at the head of the spine, not price clipped 3/6. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper and can easily be removed should you so wish. JOHNS, Captain W. E. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA Member]
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      - [Spanien]-D Ivori, Joan Zusammenfassung: Vestidos Tipicos De Espana: Recopilados, Dibujados, Coloridos Y Comentados. D'Ivori, Juan. Published by Editorial "Orbis", Barcelona, 1936. Flügelklappenmappe (Leinen), ca. 35 x 28cm, Titel u. Vorwort und Einführung in spanischer Sprache, eine weitere Einführung in spanischer Sprache, Tafel-Verzeichnis. 110 (komplette) Farbtafeln auf handgerissenem BÜTTEN ("Dieses Buch enthält 110 Bilder, die nach dem Schablonenverfahren bis zu 17 Farben handcoloriert sind, wodurch der getreueste Nachdruck der Originalbilder gewährleistet wird."). Sprache: Spanisch / deutsch. Z 2-; die Mappe m. Gebrauchsspuren u. leicht altersfleckig, innen m. Stempel e. Archivs, sehr wenige Bild- u. Texttafeln mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, die Bildtafeln farbfrisch u. sehr dekorativ! Sehr selten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat-vorZeiten Dr. H. Kähning]
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        The Joy of Cooking [COOKING]

      Bobbs-Merrill Co. Indianapolis (1936) - Third Printing. "A Compilation of Reliable Recipes with a Casual Culinary Chat". Rare "Third Large Printing" edition of this classic of culinary artistry. Illustrated by Marion Rombauer Becker. Very Good firmly bound volume with clean cloth and pages, first 25 pages with light stain to top inch of page margin, causing a mild wave to these pages, in the scarce decorative dustjacket, some shallow edge chips, lower spine end chipped centimeter deep, top spine end with inch sized chip. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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      - Paris, Philippe Gonin, 1936. En feuilles. 25x33,5 cm. Ouvrage magnifiquement illustré par Jean BERQUE. Couverture rempliée. Chemise-étui en parchemin et papier blanc à grains. Chemise griffée, sinon ouvrage propre et en très bon état. AVEC UN DESSIN ORIGINAL DE JEAN BERQUE. Un des 130 exemplaires (n° 59).

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        Autograph Note Signed ("Sinclair Lewis") to Alfred Eisenstaedt: "Third Degree* . . *{industrialism, youth, w.p.a.}" [And:] Autograph Notes Signed by Fred Astaire (1936) and Eugene Talmadge (August 20, 1936) on recto, and Walter Winchell (New York, October 25, 1936), on verso

      Adelphi Theater, october 2, 1936 - 8vo (7-3/4 x 5-5/8 in.). Leaf from Eisentaedt's notebook, recto and verso. Fine

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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      London:: Ivor, Nicholson and Watson,. 1936.. Very good in slt. marked dj. 8to, 302 pp, ads (iv). Bright green cloth cover. Gilt title on spine. Original pictorial dj with title in black below; title in black on spine. Chip on dj at top of spine intrudes on the tops of two letters in the title, but it is still legible. Chip on front of dj at top edge. A small Budapest bookseller's label on the inside front cover. This volume is signed by two of the short story authors, Frigyes Karinthy, and Jozsef Tersanszky, and a third author with an unidentifiable signature, and dated 29/9/37. Karinthy was a Hungarian author, playwright, journalist and poet who is known as the originator of the idea of "six degrees of separation", which he first elaborated in the 1929 story "Chains". This concept posits that every person on Earth is connected through a chain of friends or acquaintances to every other person on Earth by no more than six intermediaries, or degrees. Karinthy is also known for "Voyage to Faremido", which is a continuation of Swift's adventures of Gulliver, and "Capillaria", a satire of the struggle between the sexes. & This volume is a selection of thirty short stories by thirty Hungarian authors; introducing some of them to the English reading public. Translated into English by Lawrence Wolfe and with an Introduction by Alexander Korda.

      [Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints]
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        The Mystery of the Smoking Gun

      Frederick A. Stokes, New York 1936 - First edition. Fine in a nice, near fine dustwrapper with a crease on the front panel. Satan Hall versus the crime syndicate. Very scarce in jacket. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        United Palestine Appeal. Yearbook Published on the Occasion of "Night of Stars" for the years 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1944, 1945

      NP 1936-1937-1938-1939-1940-1941-1942-1944-1945, New York - Folio. Original pictorial wrappers. Collection of 9 remarkable issues of this rare Zionist work published between 1936 and 1945 (yearbook of 1943 missing) containing news of the Zionist project and of the struggles of Jewish refugees to reach Mandate Palestine. Each issue is printed on glossy paper and contains numerous b/w photographic reproductions as well as advertisements (of which some are in color). Minor rubbing on some covers. Wrappers in overall very good, interior in near to fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        CHARLESTON ... [caption title]

      N.p., n.d. [but. 1936]. Large octavo, [1] 2-20 [21-22] leaves, mimeographed on rectos only, reproduced from typewritten copy, three photostat reproductions of maps and sketches by Lovecraft,. stapled into brown paper folder, buff label with typewritten text affixed to front panel.. Slight creasing and fraying to overlapping top and fore edges of. wrappers, but a fine copy. Very scarce. (#130793). First edition, second printing (first published version). Two printings were prepared in early 1936 by H. C. Koenig; the first in the form of a letter (probably fewer than 25 copies printed), the second, with minor textual changes, as an essay. Koenig later estimated that 30-50 copies of the published version were prepared. This copy does not have the two leaves of errata (photostat reproductions of handwritten corrections prepared by Lovecraft) laid into a few copies. Currey, p. 326. Joshi I-A-9 (see for printing history).

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        The Portrait of a Lady - 2 Volumes

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936. BOTH VOLUMES IN FINE CONDITION. With Dust Jackets in Near Fine Condition protected in mylar jackets. The New York Edition. Bindings & hinges tight. NO LABELS, INSCRIPTIONS, NOR MARKINGS. The dust jackets show light edge wear/small chips to upper edge of spine area.. First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Monroe Bridge Books, MARIAB Member]
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        Cezanne Son Art - Son Oeuvre

      Paul Rosenberg, Paris 1936 - 407 & 406 pp. Large 4to, 1634 illustrations. The rare, original edition of the catalogue raisonne printed in Limited edition, copy 250 of 1000. Illustrations in Vol.II printed on coated paper. Text untrimmed and unopened. FREITAG 1551. RIGGS p169. Aquamarine colored front cover with lettering in pale yellow. Wrappers chipped and worn. Volume spines reinforced with archival tape, backstrip Vol.II chipped at extremities. Orig. printed wrappers. Very good. 2 vols. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        100% Money

      New York: Adelphi Company, 1936. 257 pp. Revised edition. Signed by author in black ink on front end paper, inscribed to former owner (who was a fellow member in New Haven Colony Historical Society) dated July 1936. Author's cartoon bookplate on paste down. Good+ hardcover in Good+ dust jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. A heavy ding to the front board, corresponding to a closed tear in the jacket's front panel. Bookplate has some foxing, front hinge a little weak. Jacket chipped along edges, heaviest at head; toned spine panel, price-clipped, back panel rubbed. A very nice presentation copy from the economist with its original jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Abinger Harvest

      London: Edward Arnold & Co.,, 1936. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Very lightly rubbed at extremities, contents tanned. A very good copy in the tanned and chipped jacket. First edition, second impression. Inscribed by the author on the half-title "For E. K. Brown from E. M. Forster, June 4th 1947". Brown's annotations appear throughout the text. Edward Killoran Brown (1905–51) was a prominant Canadian literature professor who taught at the University of Toronto, and later Cornell and the University of Chicago. He edited the Canadian Forum and wrote over 50 articles and reviews on literature; his "Rhythm in the Novel" is an important study based on Forster's work.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A World I Never Made

      New York: Vanguard. (1936). First. First edition. Faint bleed-through to the pastedowns from binder's glue, as almost always seems the case, spine a bit soiled else near fine in an attractive, very good, spine-tanned dustwrapper. Publisher's promotional bookmark for Farrell's books laid in. Inscribed by the author to a fellow left-leaning author: "To Lillian Hellman Affectionately, Jim Farrell." This novel continues the story of Danny O'Neill, introduced in Farrell's Studs Lonigan trilogy. A nice association. .

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