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        Pianos of Sympathy

      Norfolk, Connecticut: New Directions. 1936. First. First edition. New Directions Pamphlets Number One edited by James Laughlin. Near fine in blue wrappers. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Danske og norske Medailler og Jetons ca. 1533 - ca. 1788.

      Selskabet til Udgivelse af Danske Mindesmærker, København 1936. 4°. X+476 sider. Illustreret i s/h. Orig. gulbrunt hellærredsbind. Velholdt.. Avec un résumé en Francais

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        The Poacher

      Cape, UK 1936 - 1st Edition 1936. This book was obtained direct from the library of the wife of the author, Mrs Marjorie Helen 'Madge' Bates Evensford, Little Chart, Kent. This would have been the authors own copy. Full provenance. Book is very good++ and bright. One corner bump. Contents very good. The complete wrapper is very good and quite bright. Spine darkened as always. Edges lightly rubbed and nicked. PLEASE DOUBLE CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE. Digital images available upon request. Ref5278 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd PBFA]
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      Popular Fiction Publishing Co 1936 - Original Virgil Finlay ink drawing with white ink highlights on board, initialed by the artist at lower right corner V., approx 7" x 9" published in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (1936). Popular Fiction publishing Co as first advertised in Weird Tales magazine for February 1936. Finlay was 21 years old when his first two commissioned drawings appeared in the December 1935 issue of Weird Tales. The 25 drawings done for the Shakespeare volume being among his earliest professional work. Board lightly tanned, one tiny pin hole at lower right corner well out of image area else art is in fine condition. This being plate #3: EGEUS: "Thou hast, by moonlight, at her window sung." Act 1 Scene 1.

      [Bookseller: Nicholas J. Certo]
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      Altona Hamburg-Bahrenfeld 1936 - The 234 page photo book is complete and is in very good condition overall given it's age. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: K&K Antiques]
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      1936 - [JAPANESE POSTER] Osaka Mainichi Shimbunsha. KAGAYAKU NIPPON DAIHAKURANKAI [THE GREAT EXHIBITION OF BRILLIANT JAPAN] & KAGAYAKU NIPPONHAKU Annaiki. The poster was printed by Osaka Seihan printing company in their patented high-quality "HB" process, which they used to reproduce the effect of color woodblock, etc. With an (unread) artist's seal. Dated on the recto April/May 1936 this large poster (60.8 X 107 cm.) displays bold colors and near abstract design which shows the progress of Japanese industry as a freighter ship evolves pictorially in ascent through a great gear wheel, to an airplane, and then a skyscraper with pennants, all mediated by repeated circular images of a golden sun and red sun akadama images from the national flag. Considering its size, the fragility of the paper and its age, the edgewear and creasing, along with a bit of foxing, leaves this piece still unusually clean and bright with older backing and color restoration. Presents very well. Perhaps the most interesting and arresting piece of industrial art design from its time we have seen in a poster format. The accompanying large 8vo. brochure in color wraps is the guidebook for the Exposition. Printed as a revised edition at the time of the show, 1936. Illustrated internally with b+w photo illustrations of exhibits, ceremonies, etc., etc. The rear cover reproduces the very poster that we are offering here. The guidebook is quite worn, with some paper repairs. Very scarce and interesting combination of these ephemeral items from Japan's prewar golden age of design. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA]
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        Building Plans, Elevations, Interior Details, and Garden Plans for Thomas A. Driscoll Residence, Hillsborough.240 West Santa Ynez avenue, San Mateo

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, May 1936. - Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 24" x 36". 15 sheets. Job #196. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Of Human Bondage.

      New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1936 - Large octavo (235 x 170 mm). Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, burgundy endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A fine copy. With 24 collotype plates by Randolph Schwabe, including frontispiece. First illustrated edition. Limited to 751 numbered copies of which this is number 24 signed by both the illustrator and the author. Maugham wrote a new foreword for this edition of his autobiographical masterpiece. Of Human Bondage was first published in 1915. Loren & Frances Rothschild Collection, V, 86; Stott A21d.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        OF HUMAN BONDAGE. Illustrated by Randolph Schwabe

      Doubleday, Doran, Garden City 1936 - First Illustrated Edition. A Novel. Copy #480 of 751 numbered and signed by Schwabe & Maugham. First illustrated edition. Large 8vo cloth, top page edges gilt, fore-edges untrimmed. A somewhat uncommon edition of his most famous book. Minor scuffs to top page gilt-edge else a near-fine copy in a slightly worn & stained, but still complete slipcase box, which has a (removable) heavy clear acetate cover fitted around it to keep it from further wear. As is often the case, this copy lacks the printed dust-jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bert Babcock - Bookseller, LLC, ABAA]
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        Letters From Prison. Including Poems and a new version of 'The Swallow Book'. Translated from the German by R. Ellis Roberts.

      John Lane, The Bodley Head, London, 1936 - Octavo. Original burgundy cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge stained burgundy. With the dust jacket. Fore edge spotted, spine very slightly faded but an excellent copy in the dust jacket tanned at the spine and with a small chip. Illustrated. First UK Edition, First Impression. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "For Clare and Edward Cauldshaw with friendship and love Ernst Toller, London April 22nd". [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Pool and Rapid

      Jonathan Cape, London 1936 - Pale green cloth with silver lettering to the spine. Pictorial endpages. Some soiling to the upper page edges; faint shelfwear to the lower edges. Dustjacket is clipped, with some general light wear and a bit of browning to the spine panel; closed tear to the lower edge of the front panel; small stain to front panel. Rear panel modestly soiled. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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        A supplement to the birds of Norfolk and Lord Howe Islands to which is added those birds of New Zealand not figured by Buller.

      London: H F & G Witherby, 1936. - Quarto,177 pp.,24 (of 41) handcoloured and six (of 16) photographic plates. Binder's green cloth, slightly buckled and bumped, all edges uncut, a very good copy. A so-called "Doris Eddy" Supplement. Doris Eddy ran Sewards, a long established Melbourne bookshop and at the end of World War Two she purchased the remaining stock of the 1936 Supplement from Gregory Mathews. All copies from this purchase are textually complete but lack some plates. They are usually bound in a characteristic green morocco-grained cloth. Complete 1936 Supplements are rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Andrew Isles Natural History Books]
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        Tarraco Quanta Fuit. publicació Del Sindicat d'Iniciativa Atracció De Forasters. Amb Motiu De Les Noces d'Argent De La Seva Fundació.

      Atracción De Forasteros, Tarragona 1936 - grueso volumen sin paginar. Sumamente ilustrado con grabados antiguos de Tarragona. Todo en muy buen papel de hilo. Edición de 500 ejemplares. Muy curiosa encuadernación particular en piel. Lomera con nervios. Y gran medallón incrustado en la tapa superior. Size: 4ºmayor [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ARQUITECTURA. Año1935 completo y de Enero a Mayo de 1936.

      - Revista mensual del Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos. Madrid, 24x30, 340 + 32 págs. y 134 + 112 págs. (El año 1935 recoge, entre otros artículos ilustrados con numerosas fotografías, el Edificio Carrión, más conocido por Capitol, La Facultad de Filosofía y Letras de la Ciudad Universitaria de Madrid, Nuevos mercados madrileños, Proyecto de reforma de la Plaza Mayor de Madrid y de los Jardines del Museo del Prado. El año 1936: Reforma de una farmacia en la calle Fuencarral de Madrid, El Mercado de Pescados de Madrid, El Cine Salamanca, etc). Encuadernado en un volumen en holandesa con la lomera en piel de época con nervios. (53786).

      [Bookseller: Librería J. Cintas]
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      (HUGNET, GEORGES) (DUCHAMP, MARCEL). Hugnet, Georges. GEORGES HUGNET: LA SEPTIEME FACE DU DÉ: POEMES - DECOUPAGES (COUVERTURE DE MARCEL DUCHAMP). Paris: Editions Jeanne Bucher, 1936. First Edition 1/250. 4to. Sewn Illustrated Wrappers. Livre D'Artiste. Good +./No Jacket - As Issued.. (84pp), profusely illustrated in small woodcuts along with 15 color and 5 full page monochrome collotype plates + b&w cover. Cover designed by Marcel Duchamp. Text in French. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. "La Septieme Face du Dé" is repeatedly acknowledged as one of the triumphs of the Surrealist illustrated book. It masterfully combines twenty of Hugnet's prose poems alongside overtly erotic, beautifully collaged and photomontaged images. The cover design and typography by Marcel Duchamp was created especially for the publication featuring a Man Ray photograph of the sculpture "Why Not Sneeze Rrose Selavy". This example (number forty-four of the two hundred and fifty copies on vélin) shows soiling, patination, and wear to the wrappers - most notably a tiny chip missing from the front cover at the crown of the spine and diagonal soft-creases through each of its foredge corners. The top and bottom edges of the wrappers show some wear and abrading, and the rear cover is slightly sunned along its extremities. The contents and textblock are intact and sound, and for the most part quite bright though showing a bit of foxing to the inside front cover, the front free endpaper, and the first few pages along the foredge. The edges display typical mild age patination and soiling, and there is in addition a tiny diagonal soft-crease to a portion of the textblock at the upper foredge corner. Still in all, this is a most presentable copy of this exquisite tome (cited on pages 92-93 of "The Book of 101 Books") that has been housed in a modest protective custom cloth chemise slipcase. It has been priced accordingly. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 016520&

      [Bookseller: Arcana: Books on the Arts]
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        Trap-lines North; A True Story of the Canadian Woods

      Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 182 High Holborn, London First Edition . London 1936. - First edition hard back binding in publisher's original sea blue cloth covers, deep navy title and author lettering to the spine and to the upper panel. 8vo. 8½'' x 6''. The true first edition of this elusive book based on actual diaries kept by this young woodsman. Contains 285 printed pages of text with 23 monochrome photographs on coated paper throughout. Fountain ink message dated 1939 to the front free end paper. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition price clipped dust wrapper with 5 mm deep tear across the top half of the spine, slight tanning of the white paper to the spine, 10 mm tear to the top front cover, shallow rubs to the corners. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. CANADA [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA Member]
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        Negro Folk Songs As Sung By Lead Belly, "King of the Twelve-String Guitar Players of the World," Long-Time Convict in the Penitentiaries of Texas and Louisiana

      New York: Macmillan Company, 1936. First Edition. The second collaborative effort by John and Alan Lomax, less a study of Negro folk songs than the oral autobiography of Huddie William Ledbetter, known to his friends as "Lead Belly." While traveling the southern states recording folk songs for the Library of Congress, the Lomax's met Ledbetter - a double murderer - at the State Penitentiary in Angola, Louisiana. The convict was known for his skill with a guitar, and was kept as a trusty by the warden, frequently called on to play and sing for guests. Upon his release, Ledbetter went to work for John Lomax, assisting him with recordings and acting as his driver. Much of the narrative is told in Ledbetter's rich dialect, telling of his upbringing, life, women, his crimes, and his time spent in prisons. An extensive collection of blues and folk ballads is gathered, with frequent notes offered either by Lomax or Ledbetter. Lead Belly went on to have a career as a highly-regarded performer until his death in 1949. A book that is seldom found in dustjacket, the present copy being one of the more attractive examples we have seen. First Printing. Small quarto (24cm); coarse-grained yellow cloth, with titles stamped in red on spine and front panel; black topstain; dustjacket; 242pp. Topstain slightly faded, faint offsetting from jacket flaps onto pastedowns and endpapers, with a few foxed spots to right edge of textblock; Near Fine. Dustjacket is price-clipped, but with a $3.50 rubberstamped price to the left of the clip (consistent with all other copies we have seen); some shallow chipping to spine ends and corners (not affecting lettering), orange coloring faded to yellow on spine panel, with a few small splash marks and faint vertical crease to same; lightly edgeworn, with a few tears archivally mended on verso, and some old, faint dampstaining along upper flap folds, mostly noticeable on verso; still a complete, Very Good example.

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        Negro Folk Songs as Sung by Lead Belly, "King of the Twelve-String Guitar Players of the World," Long-Time Convict in the Penetentiaries of Texas and Louisiana.

      MacMillan Co. New York 1936 - First Edition. Small quarto, original cloth and Otto Hesse photograph illustrated dustjacket. "Lead Belly, a double murderer, has sung his way to pardons in the Texas and Louisiana Penitentiaries. He has spent twelve years on penitentiary farms, working in the field, singing and 'hollering' under the gun and whip. His throat has been cut from ear to ear and his left cheek slashed open in barrell-house brawls. The accordion, guitar, mouth-harp, piano and bass-fiddle have all been easy for him, but the twelve-string guitar, of which he is the self-acknowledged 'king' is his favorite instrument." Includes chapters on Reels, Work Songs, Hollers, The Blues, The Talkin' Blues, Ballads and White Influences and Pardon Songs. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket with quarter sized chip at top spine end, some short closed tears and modest wear. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Negro Folk Songs as Sung by Lead Belly. "King of the Twelve-String Guitar Players of the World," Long-Time Convict in the Penetentiaries of Texas and Louisiana

      New York:: Macmillan,, 1936. . A Very Good Plus copy lacking the rare dust jacket. Laid-in is a brief catalog of music available from the Gramophone Shop that includes an entry for Lead Belly and a printed photograph of Lead Belly (that also appears as the book's fronticepiece) that may have been part of the original dust jacket. This book is Lead Belly's autobiography as told to the Lomax's in Lead Belly's own voice and dialect. Interspercesed in this personal history are many of the songs that the guitarist made popular. The book is broken into two parts: Part I contains The "Worldly Nigger" which docments much of his personal life and Part II The Sinful Songs. 242 pages. .

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        JAFSIE TELLS ALL! Revealing the Inside Story of the Lindbergh-Hauptmann Case

      Jonathan Lee 1936 - Hardback. Dr. John F. (Jafsie) Condon's own story revealing the inside story of the Lindbergh-Hauptmann kidnapping. Taken from the dw. 'blurb' : 'Of "the greatest criminal case in all human history," probably ten million words have been written.In this case, three figures stand out above all others. They are : Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh, Dr. John F. (Jafsie) Condon, and Bruno Richard Hauptmann. The first will probably never tell his story, the third cannot tell his, while as to the second - for almost four years he steadfastly refused to do so, except for his trial testimony, even in the face of misrepresentation, vituperation, and vile slander. Why did Jafsie refuse to answer his slanderers directly? Only those who know this remarkable man personally understand.He insisted on maintaining silence until the appeal of Hauptmann's conviction had been passed upon by the Highest Court. Yet Doctor Condon, for fifty years a teacher in our public schools.beloved by his neighbors and their children; this same Doctor Condon, 75 years of age. a devoted father, gentle of voice, kindly of manner, considerate of others, ever ready to help the unfortunate. he it is who was called "King of the Kidnappers," and "Hauptmann's Accomplice." This might well have been a matter for laughter and ridicule on Doctor Condon's part, for he has a keen sense of humor, had not a mother's broken heart in her agony of tears, stilled his lips. But now the scene has changed.Now the trial is long past, the verdict given, the conviction upheld by the Supreme Court of the United States. Now the real truth can be told; the scandal-mongers, the yellow press, the vultures and jackals of tragedy and death driven to cover. In the following pages, the gentle Doctor Condon, Titan of courage, devout man of faith, fervent patriot, tells for the permanent record of History.the true story of the vital, heroic part he played in the Lindbergh-Hauptmann case - a part that will go down through Time as one of the finest, most unselfish records of conduct any man could bequeath to posterity.' Illus. 238pp. 8vo. h/back. From the library of true crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his personal b/plate. Nr. F. in chipped and frayed pcdw. An extremely rare title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Loretta Lay Books]
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        Nothing So Monstrous.

      NY, Pynson Printers, December 1936 - NY, Pynson Printers, December 1936, first edition. This hardcover with marbled boards and orange cloth spine is the first separate printing of the Junius Maltby story from Steinbeck's second book, The Pastures of Heaven, Goldstone & Payne A2f, see Morrow 16, issued here with a new title and an epilogue written especially for this book by Steinbeck, it is one of only 370 copies for presentation by a number of subscribers to be used as a Christmas gift, it includes pen and ink drawings by Donald McKay, this is a most interesting Association Copy made at the request of Rockwell Kent who has Signed his name on the presentation page where the requester's name was to have been inserted, Kent then added the word "himself" in the area where the presentee's name was to have been filled in, Kent was the "house" artist for the Pynson Printers, the book is also Signed by Elmer Adler, F. B. Adams, and John Winterich, Sally and Rockwell Kent's modest bookplate affixed to the front pastedown, now housed in Kent's custom slipcase. Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman ABAA]
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      - El toro, la muerte y el agua. Poemas. Prólogo de Manuel Machado.- Madrid, Imprenta de Galo Sáez, 1936; en 8º rústica original, 100 páginas, 1 hoja de colofón y otra blanca. Primera edición rara. Segundo libro de poemas dedicado a Antonio Machado. Buen ejemplar.

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        FESTA DELL?UVA. Numero unico composto da un gruppo di artisti trentini per la Festa dell?Uva di Rovereto.

      P.N.F. / O.N.D. (tipografia Manfrini) 1936 (settembre).. In - 8 gr., bross. orig. figurata in nero e rosa di Depero, pp. (36), con ill. nel t. in b.n. e in tinta: vignette, progetti di carri allegorici, insegne pubblicitarie, etc. e 6 tavv. in b.n. f.t. che celebrano le osterie e la vendemmia. "Edizione originale" di questo ?omaggio? futurista al vino, scritto in occasione della Festa dell?Uva del 1936, realizzato con il contributo dei più famosi pittori del tempo, fra cui: Iras Baldessari, Casalini, Costa, Piccoli, Pancheri, Tiella. In copertina le firme autografe di F. Depero, D. Costa, E. Piccoli, Iras, G. Casalini. Esemplare ben conservato.

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        Cup of Gold.

      NY, Covici Friede, 1936 - NY, Covici Friede, 1936, first edition thus, dust jacket. Hardcover. This is commonly refered to as the first edition, second issue, with a new preface by Lewis Gannett and with a different title page, binding, and dust jacket design, with the misspelling (Covici Freide) blacked out on the jacket spine with the proper spelling (Covici Friede) printed above and with no mention of Steinbeck as the author of Of Mice and Men on the front jacket panel, the Goldstone & Payne bibliography of Steinbeck errs in its suggestion that this book came from unbound sheets of the first edition by McBride in 1929, recent scholarship by Phil Ralls in his Steinbeck Firsts shows that this is an entirely new printing, making it truly the second edition, Covici had promised Steinbeck that he would keep his earlier books in print, he used photo-offset plates made from the McBride first edition to make his own printing which makes this book the true second edition and not the first edition, second issue, Ralls shows that Lawrence Clark Powell actually makes this point in the April 17, 1937 issue of "Publisher's Weekly," a physical examination of the McBride first edition and this book shows, for example, that there are different widths of the text blocks, the McBride being 28 mm wide while this true second edition measures 33 mm, see Goldstone & Payne A1b, Morrow 2, this specific copy is a Family Copy that belonged to his sister, Elizabeth Ainsworth with her bookplate to the front free endpaper, it was part of the family collection that was auctioned a few years ago, laid in loosely is a manuscript note (probably in his sister's hand) stating "First novel/written when John/was just past 20/years old,". Very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman ABAA]
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        SOME CURRENT MOTIVES AND PRACTICES ... [caption title]

      N.p. [De Land, Florida: Robert H. Barlow], n.d.. [1936?]. Large octavo, pp. 1-2 [3-4],. mimeographed from typewritten copy on both sides of two unbound sheets of legal paper stock (35.5x21.7 cm).. Folded as issued, a fine copy. Rare. Eight extant copies, including. this one, are known to us. (#111345). First edition. Lovecraft's open letter dated 4 June 1936 concerning internal controversy in the National Amateur Press Association was probably sent privately to members. The number of copies produced is unknown, but perhaps 50 to 100 were printed. Joshi I-A-10 (see for printing history). Currey, p. 330.

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        The Dark Frontier.

      London, Hodder and Stoughton. 1936. - First Edition of the author's first novel. 8vo, pp.320. Association copy, belonging to a leading British Army lawyer. Bound in contemporary native red oasis over marbled sides, spine titled and ruled in gilt, with speckled edges. Bumped to lower corners. Internally very clean. Some dustiness to top edge else a fine copy of a scarce Ambler title, in an attractive old leather binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books, ABA ILAB]
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        Document Signed. 1936

      1936 - ("Leo Chico Marx" signed as secretary; "Arthur Harpo Marx" as president) in black fountain pen ink on the first page. And on the second page we have the full signatures of all four brothers: Leo Chico Marx; Arthur Harop Marx; Groucho Julius H. Marx; Herbert Zeppo Marx. The Minutes of a Special Meeting of the Board of Directors of Marx Bros., Inc., February 28, 1936. 2 separate pages (recto only). 8" x 13". Very good (minor signs of handling). All four brothers sign this document which reads like a gag from one of their films: "The President announced that inasmuch as the corporation has never engaged in any activities whatsoever, and that the purpose for which it was incorporated has been abandoned, it was, in his opinion, desirable to dissolve the same" [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Houle Rare Books/Autographs/ABAA/PADA]
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        Mules and Men

      London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd.,, 1936. With an introduction by Franz Boas, Ph.D., LL.D. Octavo. Original burgundy cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge stained red. With the Covarrubias designed dust jacket. 10 illustrations by Miguel Covarrubias. A superb copy in the lightly tanned dust jacket with some trivial loss at the base of the spine panel. First UK Edition, First Impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Typed Letter Signed

      1936. ("P.G. Wodehouse") in black fountain pen ink on his 1315 Angelo Drive, Beverly Hills, California letterhead, November 7, 1936. 7 1/4" x 10 1/4"; 1 page (recto only). Very good. Dear Mr. Barry: In part: ". . . Thank you so much for your letter. I am so glad you like the stories. I enclose the two cards. I'm sorry to say I haven't any photographs of myself . . ." Wodehouse first went to Hollywood in 1929 for a short stay, returning in early 1930. He returned again in September 1936 to work at MGM. RKO released his film "A Damsel in Distress" in 1937, starring Fred Astaire, George Burns, Gracie Allen and Joan Fontaine. His novels "The Luck of the Bodkins", "Young Men in Spats" and "Laughing Gas" were published in 1936.. No Binding. Very Good/No Jacket.

      [Bookseller: George Houle Rare Books & Autographs]
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        Archive of 33 Broadsides and Pamphlets Related to the 1936 Re-election of Franklin D. Roosevelt

      (New York: Democratic National Campaign Committee). 1936. An excellent collection of 33 campaign flyers and pamphlets pertaining to the 1936 United States Presidential Campaign between Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Alf Landon. Various sizes. About fine with slight edgewear. Most of the assortment present are pro-Roosevelt with a few exceptions and include various graphic elements including political cartoons and photographs. Several are printed by the Democratic National Campaign Committee. This group of broadsides captures the immediate zeitgeist of the political process during an integral part of American history. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Alice's Adventures Under Ground

      [Privately printed by Max Jaffe, Vienna, for Eldridge Johnson,, 1936]. Octavo. Original limp green morocco, double gilt rules, titles in gilt on front cover, yellow endpapers, gilt edges, with original glassine (spine defective); in original green card slipcase. Collotype facsimile reproducing manuscript text and 37 illustrations by the author, 14 full-page; mounted photograph of Alice Liddell at foot of last page, with loose folded overslip. With additional material loosely inserted: (a) a photograph of Mrs Hargreaves (Alice Liddell) with her grandchild, with pencilled annotation on the back in Johnson's autograph; (b) typed letter signed from Alice Liddell's son, Captain Caryl Hargreaves, to Eldridge Johnson, 1 page, dated 6 April 1933, thanking Johnson for the gift of a book, and relaying his mother's greetings; (c) offprint article, Swan, Bradford F., "Auctioning 'Alice'", from The Providence Journal, 4 April 1946, 8pp. wire-stitched in printed wrappers. A rare facsimile of Carroll's original manuscript of Alice's Adventures under Ground, privately printed for Eldridge Reeves Johnson (1867-1945), who bought the manuscript from Dr Rosenbach in 1928. Johnson had made his fortune as co-founder of the Victor Talking Machine Company. The exact edition size is not recorded, though it is likely to have been 50 copies only for private distribution. From the nature of the additional inserted material, this would appear to be a copy retained by Johnson's family. "It is not too extravagant to say that this production is as near perfection as is possible for a printed facsimile. It has been said that if this facsimile is put beside the original, the only way that they may be distinguished is that the facsimile is in better condition" (Selwyn Goodacre & Denis Crutch, Jabberwocky, 1978).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Tale of the Golden Cockerel. (Translated by Hannah Waller with a Note... by Raïssa Lomonossova

      London: Golden Cockerel Press), [1936]. . Limited edition, no. 72 of 100 copies, 16mo, 22, (2) pp. 4 wood engravings by Robert Gibbings, one printed in gold, single leaf prospectus for this work loosely inserted. Original gold and red patterned cloth, very slight darkening to the foot of the lower cover otherwise a fine copy. “The binding in ‘cloth of gold’ was a very happy experiment... the translation was hailed as one of the best renderings of Pushkin”. Chanticleer 115.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Seleted Chinese Landscape Paintings by Shih Tao

      Shanghai: China Book Company, 1936 - Third edition. Folio, 42*26.8cm, 26pp [13 double pages]. 12 illustrations. Volume Two only. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chinese Art Books]
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        Murder in the Cathredal

      Faber and Faaber, London 1936 - [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BROOKLYN BOOKS]
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        Typed Letter Signed ("Kandinsky").

      N. p., 27 Oct. 1936. - 4to. ½ p. To "Dear Mr. Nicholson", agreeing with him and his colleagues Messrs. Gabo and Martin, promising to send a photograph of his work "Developpement en brun," requesting that the other photos be returned, asking when the first issue of the magazine is expected, expressing interest in an essay entitled "Constructive Point of View," and objecting that the author might too readily associate: "[.] Si vous m'avez pas besoin de mes autres photos, je vous prie bien de me les retourner - je vous serais très reconnaissant. On me demande assez souvent des photos et mon 'dépot' est as[s]ez modeste. Quand pensez vous de faire parraitre le premier numéro de votre revue? [.]". - Folds. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        ON COMPUTABLE NUMBERS WITH AN APPLICATION TO THE ENTSCHEIDUNGSPROBLEM and ON COMPUTABLE NUMBERS WITH AN APPLICATION TO THE ENTSCHEIDUNGSPROBLEM. and A CORRECTION. In Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society 2nd series, Vol. 42 part 3 (November 30, 1936) pp. 230-240; Vol. 42 part 4 (December 23 1936) pp. 241-265; Vol. 43 part 7 (April 22, 1937). [The foundation of modern Computer Science, "The Turing Machine" and a response to David Hilbert's 'Entscheidungsproblem']

      London:: London Mathematical Society,, 1936. First Edition. Near Fine. Offered are three Near Fine issues (as outlined above) of the Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society each bound separately in modern green cloth covered boards with lettering in black on the spines. Title pages for volumes 42 and 43 bound in. Wrappers not bound in. Mild scattered toning. The "Correction" shows some offsetting. No library or other markings, inscriptions or extraneous writing. The three volumes are in a matching cloth covered clamshell box with a leather spine label, gilt lettering. Sm. 4to. Rare.

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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      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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LUCIUS BOOKS (ABA, ILAB, PBFA)]
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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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Deutschland Ausstellung 18.Juli bis 16.August 1936

      ohne Verlagsangabe 1936 - Berlin am Funkturm, in 4 Sprachen, Maße : 21 x 21 cm ,mit einer Vielzahl von Abbildungen Heftkanten berieben, gut erhalten de 29 S. 1001 g

      [Bookseller: Versandhandel für Sammler]
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      Random House. Near Fine with no dust jacket; The book boards are very clean with only . light browning to the pages. The book is square with a tight binding and . all pages intact. Virtually flawless.. 1936. First US Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 8vo; Beautiful facsimile dust jacket .

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        Laughing Gas

      Herbert Jenkins 1936 - London 1936 first edition first issue ,plum cloth black lettering F/F. The book is fine ,no foxing ,inscriptions or staining .The wrapper has no defect but shows a light crease which under the light runs from top to bottom of front panel on the left side of the hand . [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dick Neal Fine Books]
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        Swords of Mars

      Burroughs 1936 - Tarzana, California: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1936], 1936. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-315 [316: blank] [317: ads] [318-320: blank], five inserted plates with illustrations by J. Allen St. John, original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange, top edge stained red. First edition. Eighth book of the Mars series. Heins SwM-1. A very good first edition (so stated on the copyright page) in a nearly fine first state (laminated) dust jacket. A nice example of this jacket featuring a fine four-color wraparound illustration reproducing a painting by J. Allen St. John. The original price of $2 is still present on the front flap of the jacket. For some reason most jackets for this title are price-clipped. Superior copies of this book are uncommon. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Laughing Gas

      Herbert jenkins 1936 - London plum first issue F/NF .The book is square ,no inscriptions foxing or staining to boards .The wrapper is the second issue 2/6 macilvaine item 4 april 1938.A nice copy [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dick Neal Fine Books]
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        Swords of Mars - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., Tarzana, CA 1936 - A handsome First Edition/First Printing in blue cloth with orange lettering. Very Good+ condition with lightly soiled boards in edge-worn price-clipped dust-jacket, tape-reinforcement to closed tears. J. Allen St. John wrap-around dust-jacket painting and five interior black-and-white plates. First state, laminated jacket. Zeuschner 501; Swords of Mars is the eighth book in Edgar Rice Burroughs's Mars series. "John Carter is back again! This soldier of fortune of two planets, master swordsman of two worlds finds a new world and new adventures on the nearer moon of Mars" (from the dust-jacket) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Books Tell You Why - ABAA/ILAB]
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        Le Contre ciel

      Université de Paris, Paris 1936 - Edition originale illustrée en frontispice d'une lithographie originale d'Etienne Cournault. Tirage à 315 exemplaires numérotés. Un des 230 sur Auvergne à la forme. Exemplaire avec les habituelles rousseurs éparses. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie-Galerie Emmanuel Hutin]
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