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        Mickey Hop-La! Une Partie de Polo;

      Hachette, Paris 1936 - 3 col. pop-ups & other illus.; 60pp, 235 x 180mm; pictor. bds (rubbing to crns & front hinge); Shirley Temple, Charlie Chaplin, the Marx Bros & Laurel & Hardy play polo against Mickey & co! [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BOOKS & THINGS]
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        The Mickey Mouse Fire Brigade

      Whitman Publishing Company 1936 - Color pictorial paper-covered boards and spine. A fine, bright copy of this fragile book in a near-fine dust jacket with three closed tears and a minor chip at the bottom front cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Literary Lion, ABAA]
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        Autograph Letter, signed ("Marie Laurencin") to "Mon cher Paul"

      Biot, [France], n.d. [probably summer 1936] - Laurencin visits her neighbor on the Riviera, Somerset Maugham, in preparation for painting his portrait. Maugham owned four Laurencin paintings and had them displayed in his dining room. Laurencin's letter reads, in part, "Hier après-midi visite à Somerset Maugham - quelle jolie maison et la salle à manger toute Laurencin - blanche avec Tableaux." Morgan notes of the portrait, "It was not a good likeness. She had made Maugham look like a fawn-eyed romantic than a hardworking writer in his sixties" (Morgan, Maugham: A Biography, p. 394) 12mo. 2 pages pen and ink. Fine, in red cloth chemise [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Pigeon Post

      Jonathan Cape, London 1936 - 384 p. 23 b&w illustrations. Sixth book in the Swallows and Amazons series. Green cloth with gold lettering. White mark on lower part of front board. In pictorial jacket. Jacket has darkened spine and chipped spine ends. Bookplate on front free endpaper. Ink stamp on upper text block edge. Arthur Ransome (1884 - 1967) was an English author and journalist, best known for writing this Swallows and Amazons series of children's books. The books tell of school-holiday adventures of children, mostly in the Lake District of England. Though most of the books featured sailing, the action in "Pigeon Post" is restricted to the lakes. It won the first Carnegie Medal awarded for children's literature. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Attic Books (ABAC, ILAB)]
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        Development of the Egyptian Tomb Down to the Accession of Cheops.

      Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1936 - Cloth, 34 cm, 428 pages, with black & white figures and foldout plan of the tombs printed in colors. Very good condition with just a little edge wear, and corners bumped. In a dustjacket in very good condition with some minor stains and soiling on back cover. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Moe's Books]
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        Through the Woods; & Down the River, [2 volumes]

      , London: Published by Victor Gollancz, , 1936, 1937 , 142 and 151 pages, both with wood engravings throughout, newly bound in half morocco with a slipcase

      [Bookseller: Keogh's Books]
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        Horror on the Asteroid

      London: Philip Allan, 1936., 1936. First edition. 8vo. Bound in publisher's red cloth titled and ruled in black to spine. Minor rubbing and shelfwear, some sunning to extremities. Very good indeed. In a very good, clean example of the extremely scarce dustwrapper, with chipping and loss to spine ends affecting the title and publisher. Minor loss to corners, some soiling and creasing to white rear panel. Perhaps doesn't sound particularly delicious, but it's rarity in any form of dustwrapper makes up somewhat for the wear and tear. One of the highly collectable "Creeps" series.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Salinger Signed Yearbook! 1936 Annual of the Valley Forge Military Academy ? model for Pencey Prep in ?The Catcher in the Rye? ? includes publication of his original ?Class Poem? as Literary Editor

      Book Signed ?Best of luck / from an ex-Great / Necker / Jerome / Salinger? on his 2.5? x 3? black & white photograph on p.96 of ?Crossed Sabres? of 1936, the Annual of the Corps of Cadets of the Valley Forge Military Academy, Wayne, Pennsylvania. 220p, 7.75? x 10.5?. Copiously illustrated; autographs throughout the book. Signed by the yearbook?s owner, ?Charles Grossman,? on the second flyleaf. Usual wear. Very Good condition.Valley Forge Military Academy was the model for Pencey Prep in ?The Catcher in the Rye.??JEROME DAVID SALINGER / Corporal ?B? Company / January 1, 1919 / New York, N.Y. / Activities / Private, ?34; Intramural Activities; Mask and Spur, ?34, ?35; Glee Club, ?34, ?35; Plebe Detail, ?35; Aviation Club; French Club; Non-Commissioned Officers? Club; Literary Editor, 1936 CROSSED SABRES? on p. 96.Salinger is pictured on p.3 as a member of ?B? Company and on p.56 as a member of ?First Class.? In the ?Class Prophecy? section, listing ?the future activi

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        IN DUBIOUS BATTLE

      New York: Covici-Friede, 1936. First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in a fine publisher's slipcase, both housed in a custom beige folding box with black spine label. Not only is this the rare limited edition, it is marked "Printer's Copy B," as indicated below Steinbeck's signature on the colophone page (#44 in Morrow's 'Steinbeck Collection'). The central figure of this novel is an activist for "the Party" (possibly the American Communist Party or the Industrial Workers of the World, although it is never specifically named in the novel) who is organizing a major strike by fruit pickers, seeking followers for his cause. A rare item indeed. GPA5A.

      [Bookseller: Ed Smith Books]
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        Les sociétés de pensée et la démocratie moderne

      Plon, 1936. in12 Broché

      [Bookseller: crealivres]
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        " Deutschland "

      Verlag Volk und Reich Berlin Erscheinungsjahr 1936. Format Folio **Bestellen Sie an einem Tag mehr als einen Titel bei uns, so versenden wir innerhalb Deutschlands generell versandkostenfrei** . - Deutsche Erstausgabe , 260 Seiten mit teils halb - und ganzseitigen ( einige doppelseitig! ) Schwarz- Weiß - und Farbaufnahmen, diverse Fotomontagen, 1 ausklappbare Tafel von anonyme Fotografen und Illustratoren , Originalganzleinen mit Deckeltitel, Einband etwas fleckig mit einer roten Krakelei vorn, Buchblock sehr gut , Erhaltung äußerlich 2 - und innen 2 +

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

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

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Rare appointment of a delegate to the 1936 Inter-American Conference for the Maintenance of Peace in Buenos Aires signed by FDR and Secretary of State Cordell Hull ? both of whom attended ?Hull?s achievements at this conference were among the reasons he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize nine years later

      Typed Document Signed ?Franklin D. Roosevelt? as President and ?Cordell Hull? as Secretary of State, one page, 10? x 13.5?. Washington, D.C., October 23, 1936. In part, ?Know Ye, that reposing special trust and confidence in the Integrity and Ability of Mrs. Elise F. Musser, of Utah, I do appoint her a Delegate of the United States of America to the Inter-American Conference for the Maintenance of Peace, to be held at Buenos Aires, Argentina, beginning December 1, 1936...? Superb 3.5?-diameter embossed paper Great Seal of the United States affixed at left. Light creases in blank areas, lightly tanned at perimeter from prior framing. Fine condition. Elise Furer Musser (1877-1967) served as a Utah State Senator and Democratic National Committeewoman before this appointment as one of seven delegates representing the United States at the Inter-American Conference for the Maintenance of Peace held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 1-23, 1936. Secretary of State Cordell Hull c

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        THE DEMOCRATIC BOOK 1936

      1936. First Edition. Hardcover. The binding has some wear to the spine tips with slight loss of leather at the heel and light wear to the corners. Very Good copy and increasingly uncommon. Folio (11" x 14") in the original full brown leather with gilt lettering on the front cover and the original pictorial wraps bound in; 384 pages. SIGNED by the President beneath a color image of the White House on the limitation leaf, #1531 of an unstated limitation of 2500 copies, which is often found removed from the book as it makes a beautiful display piece. A voluminous book of information and advertising (many liquor ads) that was used as a fund raiser for the Democratic Party containing FDR's acceptance speech, the Democratic Platform of 1936, and biographies of all the Cabinet members as well as articles on Congress, the Supreme Court, the Cabinet departments, and reproductions of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. Some light and scattered foxing with the typical discoloration to the edges of the endpapers. The page with FDR's signature is Fine. This is a presentation copy, as a number of copies were, with the recipient's name in gilt at the bottom of the front cover, in this case the "Bethlehem Steel Company Library." Though it was in that once powerful company's library, there are no library markings whatsoever.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Picasso 1930-1935

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

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        Travels in Two Democracies

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company. (1936). First. First edition. Fine in a spine-faded, and thus very good dustwrapper with shallow chipping at the spine ends. Inscribed by the author: "To Ben Stolberg, as ever, From Edmund Wilson. Nov. 15, 1937." According to Columbia University, which holds his papers, Stolberg was an "Author and journalist in the field of American labor. Stolberg was editor of The Bookman, a columnist for the New York Evening Post, and a contributor to The New York Times, the New York Herald Tribune, the Scripps-Howard newspapers, and numerous magazines. He was a member of the Commission of Inquiry on Leon Trotsky investigating the Moscow trials." An attractive copy of a scarce book, Wilson's with an interesting comparison of Depression-era America and Soviet Russia, with association related to the book's subject. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Portraits - Brustbilder, 2 Photographien; mit je einer eigenhändigen Widmung und eigenhändigen Unterschrift.

      . 2 Orignal Photographoien, O.O., 6. Oktober (19)36, 15,4 x 21,2 cm auf 28,8 x 11 cm.. Rare set, dedicated by "W(illiam). J(ames). Mayo/ To the Minneapolis Surigcal Society by/ Oct. 6/36" and "C(harles). H(orace). Mayo/ To the Minneapolis Surgical Society Library/ 1936". - William James Mayo (1861-1939, Rochester received his M.D. degree in 1883 from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and then engaged at Rochester in the private practice of medicine and surgery with his father and later with his younger brother Charles Horace Mayo. Though William J. Mayo became the administrator in the practice, no important decisions were made without the full agreement of both brothers. He and his brother performed all the surgery at St. Mary's Hospital until about 1905. From this surgical partnership of the two brothers evolved the cooperative group clinic, later known as the Mayo Clinic. William James Mayo, who became a specialist in surgery of the abdomen, pelvis, and kidney, remained active in surgery at the clinic until 1928 and in administration until 1933. - Charles Horace Mayo (b. July 19, 1865, Rochester-d. May 26, 1939, Chicago, Ill.) was the younger son of William Worrall Mayo and was characterized as a "surgical wonder." He received an M.D. degree from the Chicago Medical College (later part of Northwestern University Medical School) in 1888 and in the same year began private practice of surgery with his father and brother. - Charles Mayo had the ability to work in all surgical fields; he originated modern procedures in goitre surgery and in neurosurgery; he performed highly successful operations for cataract of the eye and originated procedures for several orthopedic operations. In 1930 he retired from surgery at the clinic and three years later from administration. He was professor of surgery at the University of Minnesota Medical School from 1919 to 1936 and at the University of Minnesota Graduate School from 1915 to 1936. William J. Mayo said about his brother, "Charlie has . . . an intuitive mind, from his knowledge of physiology and anatomy and his understanding of the personality of the patient." At one time he was a member of the advisory board of Encyclopaedia Britannica. With his brother, he alternated as chief consultant for all surgical services in the U.S. Army during World War I, serving with the rank of colonel. After the war, each brother was commissioned a brigadier general in the medical-corps reserve. - Charles William Mayo (b. July 28, 1898, Rochester-d. July 28, 1968, Rochester) was the son of Charles Horace. He was a skilled surgeon and member of the board of governors of the Mayo Clinic, chairman of the Mayo Association, and a member (chairman 1961-67) of the board of regents of the University of Minnesota. He is noted for a speech he gave in 1953 as a member of the United States delegation at the United Nations. - The clinic began to grow in size in the early 1900s, when many young physicians began to apply for positions as interns and assistants. At the same time, outstanding scientists in basic medical subjects were added to the clinic's training and research programs. In 1919 the Mayo brothers transferred property and capital to the Mayo Properties Association, later called the Mayo Foundation, a charitable and educational corporation having a perpetual charter. About 1900 the Mayo Clinic was changed from a partnership to a voluntary association of physicians and specialists in allied fields. In the late 20th century the clinic's staff included about 500 physicians, treating more than 200,000 patients annually.

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        The Trouble I've Seen

      London: Putnam, 1936., 1936. First Edition. Octavo. Bound in green cloth, with titles in black to spine. Dust jacket, black with white stars and with red and white title details to cover and spine, with further titles published by Putnam to rear cover. With introduction by H. G. Wells. Binding is in fine order. The dust jacket is in good condition, colours bright, with some minor rubbing to front edge and top and tail of spine. The text is clean, and without signs of spotting. An attractive copy of an early work by one of the most significant war correspondants of the twentieth century, and who was married to Ernest Hemingway for the duration of World War II.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Allegory of Love

      Oxford at the Clarendon Press 1936 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Shadow Over Innsmouth

      Everett, Pennsylvania: Visionary Publishing Co.. 1936. First. First edition. Illustrated by Frank A. Utpatel. Currey's Binding B (no priority established): black cloth stamped in silver on the front panel in both upper and lower case letters. Fine in fine dustwrapper (Currey's Dust Jacket 3 (no priority established) printed in silver on white paper, no illustration). Original oversized errata slip is present and unfolded (rarely found, and in the cases where it is present, invariably it has been folded). Both the book and errata slip are housed in a cloth chemise and full morocco slipcase decorated with gold and silver decorations. Both the errata slip and the dustwrapper were printed after the fact and mailed to those who had purchased the book. A magnificent copy of Lovecraft's first published book (a prior work was printed in 1928 but not published, and was circulated only among a few of Lovecraft's friends). Additionally, this title is the only book by Lovecraft published during his lifetime -- he died the following year, and the voluminous Lovecraft volumes now in print were all published in posthumous collections. Approximately 400 copies of this title were printed, of which only about 200 were bound. 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. A stunning copy of this highspot of horror literature. .

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

      [New York: H.C. Koenig. 1936.]. "First edition, second printing, and one of only about 30-50 copies printed; 4to, 20, [2] leaves of itinerary plus 3 leaves of photostat showing drawings by Lovecraft of his Charleston itinerary and Charleston architecture; some soiling, else generally a fine copy in original stapled wrappers, typed paper label on the upper cover.& & OCLC locates only the Brown and the Charleston County Library copies. The first printing, of which fewer than 25 copies were printed, consisted of the text of a letter from Lovecraft to H.C. Koenig, dated 12 Jan. 1936, beginning, ""Dear Ech- Si-Kheh: Before I do anything else, I must hasten to give you a few Charleston pointers ... "" This was transcribed and mimeographed by Koenig for private distribution, with 3 photostatic reproductions of Lovecraft's handwritten maps and illustrations. Lovecraft revised the text for a second printing, as here, that Koenig produced a month or so later, which were stapled into brown paper covers with typed title label. & & Joshi I-A- 9."

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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). 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. Minor creases to several corner tips, small hole at top left corner of second leaf affecting several letters of words on two lines, light fox marks to lower left corners of two leaves, folded (as issued), a very good copy. Rare. Eight extant copies, including this one, are known to us. (#114484) [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        FDR boldly signs a copy of The Democratic Book 1936

      Book Signed, â??Franklin D. Rooseveltâ? as President, beneath a watercolor print image of The White House, inserted in the volume before the title page. Imprinted in gold across the bottom: â??This is one of a Limited Edition Autographed by Franklin Delano Roosevelt / This is Number 389.â? The number is penned in blue ink. 2500 were signed by FDR. The Democratic Book 1936, 384 pages, 11â?x 14â?. This Deluxe Edition of the book is bound in brown leather with gilt lettering. â??James Lavellâ? is stamped in gold on the cover. Wear at edges and spine, light toning to various pages, else Very Good condition. Sold to Democratic donors at $250.00 each to pay off the 1936 re-election debt, The Democratic Book 1936 contains information such as the partyâ??s platform, election results, and statements from the President, his cabinet members, the First Lady, and other important members of his administration. With dozens of contemporary advertisements, many in color.

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        Turn, Magic Wheel

      New York: Farrar & Rinehart. (1936). First. First edition. Some foxing and wear to the boards, spine repaired, a very good copy in a supplied, good dustwrapper with a crease on the spine and with small chips and tears. This copy Inscribed but not signed by Powell to her close friend Hannah Green: "To Green, My Queen. Euch." Green made a point of collecting Powell's older books, apparently and as evidenced here, much to Powell's dismay. By consensus the best novel on New York's bohemian life by this satirical, proto-feminist novelist who has recently been rediscovered. Gore Vidal, whose critical essay helped restore her fame, called her a better satirist than Twain and said she was "our best comic novelist." Ernest Hemingway once told her she was his "favorite living novelist" -- although she was not averse to poking fun at Hemingway himself, which she did in her novel, The Wicked Pavilion. Novelist Lisa Zeidner, in a review of the Tim Page biography of Powell in The New York Times Book Review, said that "she is wittier than Dorothy Parker, dissects the rich better than F. Scott Fitzgerald, is more plaintive than Willa Cather in her evocation of the heartland and has a more supple control of satirical voice than Evelyn Waugh, the writer to whom she's most often compared." Powell was an archetypal free spirit, living much of her life in Greenwich Village, taking -- and flaunting -- lovers frequently although she was married, and mercilessly skewering the postures and foibles of an array of New York types, from bohemian artists to wealthy tycoons. An exceptionally scarce book. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Equinox of the Gods. The Official Organ of the A.'.A.'. Vol. III No. III

      London: O.T.O BM/JPKH 1936, 1st Edition. 1st Issue. () v, 137pp. Very good. Quarto. Original cream cloth with gilt lettering and decorations on spine and front. Slight concaving over upper front cover. Some dirt-soiling to boards. Minor professional restoration to front hinges. Japon vellum paper with untrimmed foredges. Small errata slip, usually tipped in the last page, has been neatly removed. Extremely minor foxing to head of some pages. Two color plates, two additional pictorial title pages for Liber Al Vel Legis, and Genesis Libri Al. Additional 65 pages facsimile manuscript in card covers, inserted in back pocket. Original advertisement and order form sits loosely in front enpapers, considerably foxed. This title was Crowley's first published study on the origins of the Book of the Law, including essays on history and meaning, reproductions, and translations of the "Stele of Revealing". There is a full sized facsimile of the original manuscript in card covers with red and black letting on cover, enclosed in the back pocket. The book originally recieved poor sales and was almost completely rejected by booksellers. It was "reissued" in 1937, using unsold copies of the 1936 edition, the only change made was the date on the title page. Once again due to disappointing sales, most of the pages remained unbound and were sent to Karl Germer in the USA. They appeared in many hybrid versions until 1987. This is certainly one of the best copies of the rare true first issue extant..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Turn, Magic Wheel

      New York: Farrar & Rinehart. (1936). First. First edition. A couple of pages a little roughly opened with corresponding small tears, thus near fine in fine dustwrapper with a very short tear. By consensus the best novel on New York's bohemian life by this satirical, proto-feminist novelist who has recently been rediscovered. Gore Vidal, whose critical essay helped restore her fame, called her a better satirist than Twain and said she was "our best comic novelist." Ernest Hemingway once told her she was his "favorite living novelist" -- although she was not averse to poking fun at Hemingway himself, which she did in her novel, The Wicked Pavilion. Novelist Lisa Zeidner, in a review of the Tim Page biography of Powell in The New York Times Book Review, said that "she is wittier than Dorothy Parker, dissects the rich better than F. Scott Fitzgerald, is more plaintive than Willa Cather in her evocation of the heartland and has a more supple control of satirical voice than Evelyn Waugh, the writer to whom she's most often compared." Powell was an archetypal free spirit, living much of her life in Greenwich Village, taking -- and flaunting -- lovers frequently although she was married, and mercilessly skewering the postures and foibles of an array of New York types, from bohemian artists to wealthy tycoons. Probably the nicest copy we've seen of an exceptionally scarce book. .

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        Ulysses

      London: John Lane The Bodley Head,, 1936. Crown octavo. Original green buckram with the Homeric bow device designed by Eric Gill to the front board in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. Bookseller's ticket to the front pastedown. Spine and board edges slightly faded, internally fine; an excellent copy. First UK edition, first impression, number 233 of 900 copies on japon vellum and bound in buckram, from an entire edition limited to 1,000 copies. This issue of the Bodley Head Ulysses is one of the triumphs of 20th century book production. It established the text for the succeeding 25 years and printed as appendices the International Letter of Protest against Samuel Roth's piracy and the famous legal judgement by John M. Woolsey lifting the ban in America on the publishing of the book.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Blood on the Curb (First Edition)

      Dodge, New York 1936 - First Edition. Near Fine in a bright, Near Fine dust jacket. The third of four crime novels by Shaw, issued by Dodge, an obscure publishing house responsible for 18 crime novels between 1906 and 1938. Shaw was one of the earliest practitioners of the hard-boiled school, and later the editor of Black Mask. Some offsetting to the endpapers, and light wear along the top edge of the jacket. The only jacketed copy of this title we have ever handled. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money

      New York: Harcourt, Brace, and Company 1936, 1st Edition. () xii, 403pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Octavo. Original blue cloth boards. Gilt lettering on spine. Silk screen lithograph bookplate of former owner on front free endpaper. Minute foxing beginning on verso. Few pencil markings in text. Textblock is clean and crisp. Dustjacket has had some professional restoration, small staining to back and offsetting of tape marks. This book attempts to solve the problem of variations in the volume of output and employment. Bookplate and signature in front free endpaper with name "Lucas Avery Alden", dated April 1936. We believe this to be a Financial Consultant, and former Vice-President, of W.R. Grace & Company. This company is associated with one of the largest asbestos contaminations in American History. A very attractive copy with a bold yellow and black dustjacket..

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        Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

      London: Jonathan Cape Ltd,, 1936. Octavo (188 × 120 mm). Recent green half morocco, spine gilt in compartments with harp tools, marbled sides. Bookplate. Contents faintly toned. An excellent copy. Early reprint attractively bound in green morocco. Originally published in 1916.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        LA SYRIE, LA TERRE-SAINTE L'ASIE MINEURE, etc.

      - Londres, Paris, Fisher, fils et Cie, 1936, 22x29, trois volumes. Reliure en demi chagrin vert. Dos lisse richement décoré de motifs dorés. Titre bilingue et tomaison en lettres dorées. Plats en percaline assortie, décorés en relief de motifs fleuraux, d'animaux et de chevaliers ainsi que de deux chameaux dorés. Tranches dorées. Magnifiquement illustré de nombreuses gravures sur acier. Bon exemplaire. Envoi de photographies sur demande. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        A Century of Texas Cattle Brands.

      Fort Worth, Texas: The Fair Publishing Company, [1936]. - 8vo., (9 ¼ x 6 ¼ inches). 3 full-page illustrations and 2 in-text illustrations from drawings by F. W. Thistlethwaite; illustrated throughout with cattle brands. Original publisher's orange pictorial printed paper wrappers (one or two pale stains). First edition. With a forward by Carter; "A Brief Outline of Texas History" by Molyneaux; and "Sketch of the Texas Cattle Industry" and "Story of Cattle Brands" by Reeves. The bulk of this little pamphlet consists of an illustrated list of cattle brands by county, including many by Texas women ranchers. Amon G. Carter was the founder and publisher of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, and a nationally known civic booster for Fort Worth, Texas. A bequest in his will was used to create the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth, Texas. Frank Reeves was a well-known livestock reporter for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the American Hereford Journal, and the Cattleman. Molyneaux was a journalist, best known for his writing in the Houston Post and the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, eventually becoming editor of Texas Monthly in 1928. Herd 1873. For more information about this book, or a warm welcome to see it and other books in our library at 72nd Street, NYC, please contact Megan Scauri, M.A., M.L.S., in the Rare Book Department. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Arader Galleries]
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        THE MYSTERY OF THE IVORY CHARM

      1936. Keene, Carolyn. THE MYSTERY OF THE IVORY CHARM. NY: Grosset & Dunlap, c1936. 216pp., 4 pages ads. 4 black and white illustrations Russell Tandy, printed on glossy paper. Orange silhouette e.pages showing Nancy Drew with her magnifying glass. 8vo. Blue cloth covers stamped in orange, silhouette figure in the center of the front cover, upper edge of textblock stained orange. The front flap of the dust jacket list shows THE MYSTERY OF THE IVORY CHARM as the most recent book, matching the information listed on the copyright page, the spine of the dust jacket is a plain white with no silhouette figure, price on d/j is 50c. The jacket has a small chip with loss of paper on the lower spine edge folding onto the rear cover, with a few other small signs of edgewear. Overall a fine bright unblemished hardcover with sharp corners, near fine dust jacket

      [Bookseller: Columbia Books, Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        100% Money

      ADELPHI CO, NY 1936 - General shelf wear, tanned pages, faded spine, lightly discolored cover, and PO's bookplate on inner board. DATE PUBLISHED: 1936 EDITION: 257 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        The Rubber Band (First Edition in a second printing dust jacket)

      Farrar and Rinehart, New York 1936 - First Edition in a supplied, second printing dust jacket (with "second printing" stated on the front flap). Near Fine in a restored dust jacket that presents as Near Fine. Small owner name rubber-stamped at the top right corner of the front endpaper. An attractive copy of the second Nero Wolfe novel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money

      New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1936. First American edition of the economist's masterpiece, generally regarded as the most influential social science treatise of the twentieth century. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some light wear to the crown of the spine and overall light wear. Uncommon in this condition.The General Theory ranks with Smith's Wealth of Nations as an intellectual event and with Malthus' Essay on Population as a guide for public policy. The London Review of Books has grouped The General Theory "among the glories of modern publishing, edited with exemplary authority and lack of fuss." Many innovations of The General Theory remain central to modern macroeconomics. It was placed on Time's 2001 top one-hundred non-fiction books written in English since 1923.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB ]
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        DECORATIVE SILKS.

      London 1936 - Import. ril. in tela, fregio dec. e caratt. a ril., cm 35x25, pp 55 di t., 531 ill. b/n nel t., 10 magnif. tavv a colori e 541 b/n f.t. Ottimo esempl.

      [Bookseller: EDITORIALE UMBRA SAS]
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        Vestidos Típicos De España. Recopilados, Dibujados, Coloridos y Comentados Por Joan d'Ivori.

      Orbis - Imprenta Altés, Barcelona 1936 - 28 pp. de texto - 1 h. y 110 láminas todas coloreadas a mano a varias tintas. Todo sobre papel de hilo superior. Excelente ejemplar encuadernado de época a media piel azul marino y tela azul noche. Lomera con nervios y florones.Corte superior dorado. =Tirada muy apreciada, de solo 100 ejemplares. Size: Gran Formato 35,5 x 28 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUARIA]
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        RAZON DE AMOR

      - Razón de amor (poesía).- Madrid, Cruz y Raya, Ediciones el Arbol, Imprenta de Concha Mendez y Manuel Altolaguirre, 1936; en 4º menor tela conservando cubiertas originales, 236 pp.- 4 h. Primera edición. Nombre, frma y ex - libris de anterior propietario en portada.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA ANTICUARIA SANZ]
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        A Gun For Sale. An Entertainment

      London: William Heinemann Ltd,, 1936. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt, red endpapers. Bookseller's label on front pastedown. Spine slightly rolled, a little rubbed, light foxing to edges. A very good copy. First edition, inscribed by the author on the title "For Bruce Howard from Graham Greene".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Ani labut' ani lùna - Sbornik k stemu vyroci smrti K.H.Machy / Neither swan nor Luna - Commemorating the centenary of the death K.H.Machy

      Praha: Nova edice, 1928 : Aventinum, 1936 - 16° - 83pp - 16 B/w reproductions by Styrsky and Toyen. First edition, each entry signed by author and artist (Biebl, Brouk, Burian, Hoffmeister, Kalandra, Makovsky, Mukarovsky, Nezval, Novomesky, Styrsky, Teige & Toyen) and numbered. Original wrappers. In Very good condition [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: °ART...on paper - 20th Century Art Books]
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        THE GOAT-FOOT GOD.

      London: Williams & Norgate 1936 - First printing. Small bookseller ticket to fixed endpaper, NEAR FINE in attractive pictorial dust jacket with small crease at lower edge of front panel, tiny chip at lower tip, flap is price clipped. A very attractive copy of this most uncommon novel involving among other things, a second-hand bookshop owned by an ex-monk, who collects books dealing with strange lore. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Nicholas J. Certo]
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        Death at the President's Lodging

      London: Gollancz,, 1936. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine in red. With the dust jacket. Some trivial spotting to the fore edge, spine cocked but an excellent copy in the little tanned and faded dust jacket with a few short tears and a little chip at the foot of the spine panel. First edition, first impression. of Innes's landmark first detective novel which introduced his long serving detective John Appleby.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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