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        Die Olympischen Spiele 1936: Two Volumes

      Hamburg-Bahrenfeld: Cigaretten-Bilderdienst (1936) - First Edition. Quartos. Two-volume set devoted to the 1936 Olympic Games in Germany. Divided into two volumes, of which the first focuses on the summer competitions in Berlin and the second focuses on the winter events in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Profusely illustrated with black-and-white (and a few color) tipped-in photographs of various sporting events, international athletes, and members of the Nazi regime. An extensive document of two politically fraught and historically significant Olympic Games, which enabled Adolf Hitler and Joseph Goebbels to disseminate the concept of the "master race" and showcase products of German efficiency. Text in German. Both volumes very close to fine in beautiful near fine jackets, with minimal edgewear and several tiny edge nicks. Housed in a custom slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, ABAA]
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        PEER GYNT

      - (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. PEER GYNT by Henrick Ibsen. London: Harrap (1936). 4to (8 x 10 3/4"), full vellum decorated in gold, top edge gilt VERY FINE. LIMITED TO ONLY 460 COPIES SIGNED BY RACKHAM! lllustrated with pictorial endpapers, 12 color plates, plus numerous fanciful black and whites. With this copy is THE ORIGINAL PEN AND INK DRAWING THAT APPEARS ON PAGE 78 OF THE TEXT! The drawing is actually larger than the printed version, it measures 5 1/2 x 5", and depicts a bevy of wierd and fanciful goblins in motion. A special copy, the book iteself being very scarce and made extra special with the drawing. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        Peer Gynt. A Dramatic Poem.

      London, George G. Harrap & Co., 1936 - Quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full tan calf, titles and box design to spine gilt, raised bands, rule to boards gilt, titles and onlay decoration to upper board gilt, inner dentelles gilt marbled endpapers, top edge gilt others untrimmed. A fine copy. Illustrated throughout with 12 full colour mounted plates and drawings in text. First Rackham Edition Limited Issue. One of 460 numbered copies signed by the artist. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        PEER GYNT.

      George G. Harrap (1936), London - Small quarto. 256p. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with 12 mounted color plates and numerous small text drawings. Bound in full vellum with pictorial stamping in gilt on spine and upper cover, illustrated endpapers in tan and white Riall p. 192. Very slight foxing to preliminaries, all else fine and bright - quite a nice copy First edition, Limited to 460 copies SIGNED by Rackham [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PEER GYNT: A DRAMATIC POEM

      George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, London 1936 - Very Fine, in Rare and Very Fine Jacket. 260 x 197 mm (10 1/4 x 7 3/4"). 255, [3] pp. First (British) Printing of this Edition. Original publisher's linen boards, original pictorial dust jacket. With 12 COLOR PLATES (including frontispiece) BY ARTHUR RACKHAM, all protected by tissue guards with descriptive letterpress. Latimore & Haskell, p. 74. Dust jacket with tiny chip out of bottom edge of back panel and two very minor closed tears at bottom of front panel, a little chafing at folds, but still A VERY FINE COPY IN A FINE JACKET. This is an especially well-preserved copy of the first British trade edition (appearing the same year as a British limited edition and an American trade edition) of Rackham's "Peer Gynt," written by Ibsen in 1867. The translator here, R. Farquharson Sharp (1864-1945), says that his translation is an improvement over former ones because he has refused the temptation of retaining the rhymed verse of the original. He has instead chosen unrhymed verse in Ibsen's original meter in an attempt to capture the original, literal meaning. Rackham's accomplished full-page color illustrations here are the confident work of a mature artist approaching his 70th year. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Peer Gynt [in Slipcase]

      Harrap; London; 1936; 8vo (10 3/4" x 8"); 256 pages - Fine/No DJ/VG+ Original Slipcase. First printing this edition. Limited edition, one of only 460 copies numbered and signed by Rackham. Vellum like cream paper boards with gilt lettering and Rackham design stamped on front cover and spine, MCMXXXVI stamped in gilt at base of spine. Top edge gilt, tan and white pictorial endpapers by Rackham, uncut deckled edges with many pages unopened. Limitation page signed by Arthur Rackham. Color frontispiece and 11 other tipped in color illustrations by Rackham, each with a tissue guard with the illustration title printed on it, with numerous additional pen & ink drawings by Rackham as headpieces, tailpieces and elsewhere in the book. In the original complete olive green slipcase with the title, author and illustrator's names, and limited edition # (matching that of the book) on a label pasted to the spine of the slipcase. The slipcase is moderately soiled on the front and rear and even moreso on the top, bottom and spine; nevertheless, it has protected the book well and is far scarcer to find in complete condition than the already scarce limited edition book itself. Several of the internal joints of the slipcase have recently been rejoined and strengthened, resulting in a slipcase that now has all joints firm and solid and thus will be able to continue to protect this delightful book for many years to come. The book itself is an absolute delight, it is clean and bright and tight withour prior ownership markings, and it shows signs of never having been read since numerous pages still remain unopened. This is indeed an outstanding copy, made even more desirable because it is still housed in the original complete like numbered slipcase. Riall p. 192. TO SEE MORE PICTURES AND ADDITIONAL SPECIAL ITEMS, VISIT OUR BOOKSELLER's HOMEPAGE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Peer Gynt.

      London George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. (1936) - Quarto. 256pp., + 12ff. plates. One of 460 copies signed by Arthur Rackham. Ibsen's great dramatic poem is illustrated with twelve mounted color plates and numerous black & white drawings. Rackham's dark, imaginative illustrations are perfectly suited to this poetic fantasy, drawn from Scandinavian folklore. Small book label to preliminary page, some light spotting to front cover, else fine in publisher's gilt-stamped full vellum. T.e.g. (Latimore & Haskell, p. 74). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers, Inc., ABAA]
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        Jean-Baptiste Charcot 1867-1936

      Yacht Club de France, Paris - 1936, 1st printing. () Near fine. 332,(1). 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        A Papermaking Pilgrimage to Japan, Korea, and China.

      New York: Pynson Printers 1936 - First edition. Limited edition. No. 161 of 371 copies, signed by Hunter and by the publisher Elmer Adler. Approx. 9 in. x 11 ¼ in., 148 pp. Illustrated with b/w photos and drawings. Includes an index. Black leather spine and hinges, with gilt titling and red designs stamped on the spine. Decorated brown paper over boards. 50 examples of paper tipped in at the back of the book. In a slipcase covered with brown paper, with title and author printed in silver and "No. 161" hand-written in white ink on the spine. A non-authorial gift inscription appears on the front free end-paper. Otherwise an exceptionally fine copy in a fine slipcase. Weighs 4 lbs. Postage may be extra. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Grettis Saga Asmundarsonar. Bandamanna Saga. Odds Pattr Ofeigssonar

      Hid Islenzka Fornritafelag, Reykjavik 1936 - cvii, 407pp. Publisher's grey trade wrappers with red and black lettering on the front cover and spine; this paperback binding is solid and holding strong with several reading creases to the spine. The interior is clean: no writing, no bookplates, etc. The text has a few small notes on a couple pages; the majority of the text is clean and unmarked. NOT ex-library. Illustrated with plates and a folding map in rear. Text in Old Norse; foreword and notes in Icelandic. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gunn Books]
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        Les Serpents de l'Indochine, 2 volumes, complete

      Toulouse: Henri Basuyau, , First edition 1936 - Pp. 141, 13 text-figures, 1 map; 585, 185 text-figures. Full brown calf leather, spine with 5 raised bands and black leather label lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, original wrappers bound in place, sm 4to (26 x 17.5 cm). Volume I: Éstudes sur La Fauna. Volume II: Catalogue Systématique Descriptif. This is the first thorough monograph on the snakes of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. Some browning to the original printed wrappers; a clean, near fine copy in a very attractive leather binding

      [Bookseller: Natural History Books]
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        GLOSAS CASTELLANAS [Firmado / Signed]

      Librería y Editorial La Facultad, 136 pgs, Buenos Aires 1936 - Firma y dedicatoria del autor en hoja en blanco. Primer libro publicado por el autor, con varios ensayos sobre Don Quijote. [Libro en Español / Book in Spanish] [DEDICATORIA AUTOGRAFA] === 16mo. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        1936 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF BRITISH MANDATED PALESTINE BRILLIANTLY WRITTEN BY A 16-17 YR. OLD BRITISH GIRL - HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT WITNESS TO THE FIRST ARAB INTIFADA - PALESTINIAN UPRISING, TERRORISM AND STRIKE

      Jerusalem, British Mandated Palestine 1936 - Evidential to the roots of Middle Eastern terror, this is the extraordinary handwritten diary of Miss Doreen M. C., daughter of General and Mrs. J. C., sister of Cynthia. This British family witnesses the very beginnings of the modern era of Middle East tensions and terrorism having been residents of Jerusalem from January 1st to mid-June of 1936. Doreen writes a significant, extraordinary, insightful and well written diary. A young girl of 16 or 17 we estimate (too young for boys - she detests them - and too old for the usual games that girls play [paraphrase]) she writes of her time spent traveling throughout British mandated Palestine recording daily her comings and goings and all that goes on around her. She also does a great job drawing maps and other illustrations. Doreen sums it up in her own hand: in a handwritten copy of a 1963 letter to the famed Leonard Mosley of the Sunday Times, found in the book Doreen admits to having in 1936 "a passion for keeping a large diary; I wrote down incidents of the strike, riots, and daily murders and ambushes like a recording angel!" She is modest. 1936 was a very intense, very interesting and very disturbing year - Mussolini advancing against the Abyssinians in Africa, Hitler on the rise in Europe, Franco tearing apart Spain, the King of England dies, Edward VIII rises and starts to fall and Palestine is in foment as the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem has made a heinous pact with Hitler and called on the arab populous to strike - politically and through armed conflict murdering British soldiers and Jewish civilians and many, many of their own people. Doreen is a "recording angel" to all this and more. From January 1st until mid-June she is for the most part based in Jerusalem, living first at the King David Hotel before moving to Talbiyeh Colony in Jerusalem. There are very few idle days; many day trips, visits, shopping and when they move residence on 'Murhurrem', Jerusalem's famed moving days, which date changes yearly, and her description of the movers and hubbub are a delightful counterpoint to the atrocities she documents. Everyday she fully details her travels around the country and the news/politics of the day - even a trip to the dentist is fraught with danger given the times. Her father was highly placed at Air Headquarters (research has found he ends his service a General and OBE recipient) with the British Air Department. He meets frequently with generals and 'big bugs' as she calls them. She even admits that he is doing the "hush-hush work". Doreen names many of the British Colony and quite frequently makes comments - Mr. Such and Mr. Other 'complete scoundrels'. Doreen is an information and current events savant. She reads the papers, listens to the radio and pumps the transient English men and women who travel throughout the Middle East and North Africa in service of Britain for the inside info and stories. [A short wave (ham) radio operator Doreen diligently records calls and conversations as she reaches out for more news.] She can quote to the day a year before when 'Mussy' promised not to go to war. Abyssinia is very important to her. The Italians, the Germans and the plight of the Jews under Hitler disturbs her to no end. Many times in her writings she makes mention, for example; PC 459 (police constable) said such and such giving her info which she then reports: "contrary to the newspaper reports" this is what really happened. She coalesced all the info and records the real story as she sees it. Here are just a very few snippets: "Mussolini is the greatest liar on earth. Hitler is number 2. Hitler is "bats" or something for he is daring to order every German Jew youth back to Germany (those who have been turned out included) for conscription." "[I] was told a few tales of storm troops that dared not to be published. They may sound a little far fetched but I do believe them as true. Poland is treating the Jews disgustingly." "I don't know what the Arabs have to grumble a [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        PRIMERAS CANCIONES.

      Eds. Heroe, (por Concha Méndez y Manuel Altolaguirre), Madrid 1936 - 1ª ed. 11.7x18.6. 31pp. 1h. Cartoné azul editorial, en una caja de tela. Lomo nuevo. Este es un libro, además de rarísimo, extraordinariamente delicado, y, por lo tanto, es normal que falte el lomo original. "Pronto verán ustedes un libro mío. Se lo regalé a un amigo que se casa, un amigo poeta. Fue mi regalo de bodas. Para que él lo publique." (Federico en conversación con el periodista argentino Pablo Suero, citado por García Posadas en sus notas sobre este libro en las Obras Completas. Círculo de Lectores 1996.) Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

      [Bookseller: Carmichael Alonso libros]
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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 (ABA, ILAB)]
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        The English at Home

      Charles Scribner, New York 1936 - 1936, First Edition. 63 pp. Contains 63 b&w full page photographs with captions in English and French. Hardcover, illustrated boards with red title, 4to. A Near Fine copy in the rare, original acetate dust jacket. The rear cover of the book and of the jacket show staining from red ink or paint. Else, a clean, unmarked copy showing only slight edgewear. The jacket shows some shallow chipping along edges, resulting in maybe %10 loss. Book and jacket now protected in a mylar sleeve. The photographer's first book. Digital images available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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        Ulysses

      John Lane The Bodley Head/London 1936 - London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1936. First Edition printed in England. Fine (vellum boards a tiny bit soiled, but a fine copy) in a near fine original box, which is lightly worn at the corners, as almost always. No. 69 of 100 numbered copies signed by Joyce, printed on mould-made paper and bound in calf vellum out of a total edition of 1'000. With the Bodley Head's printed announcement of publication laid in. Housed in a beautiful, dark blue custom-made folding case. CHF 70'000. This item is part of our Catalogue 10: James Joyce, a copy of which you can order from us at YGRbookS. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Yves G. Rittener - YGRbookS]
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        ULYSSES. Signed 1/100 Copies.

      The Bodley Head, London 1936 - James Joyce. ULYSSES. Signed 1/100 Copies. London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1936. First Edition printed in England. A fine example of this, the most beautiful edition of Ulyssses ever published, designed by Eric Gill with Homeric Bow in gilt on the cover. Quarto, blonde calf vellum board printed on mould-made paper - number 38 of only 100 copies signed by Joyce in blue/black ink on the limitations page. [Total edition 1000 copies with 900 in cloth]. With the Bodley Head's printed announcement of publication laid in; in the original patterned paper slipcase with a bit of foxing & soiling to the printed numbered paper label, showing some rubbing at the slipcase edges - near fine considering it's endemic fragility. A very nice lovely example. Joyce's biographer Richard Ellman observed, "In his earlier books Joyce forced modern literature to accept new styles, new subject matter, new kinds of plot and characterization. In his last book he forced it to accept a new area of being and a new language. What is ultimately most impressive is the sureness with which, in the midst of such technical accomplishments, he achieved his special mixture of attachment and detachment, of gaiety and lugubriousness. He was no saturnine artificer contriving devices, but one of life's celebrants, in bad circumstances cracking good jokes, foisting upon ennuis and miseries his comic vision." Slocum & Cahoon A23 - The Modern Movement 42 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        ULYSSES.

      London: John Lane The Bodley Head, [1936]. - Large, thick quarto. Full cream colored calf vellum decorated in gilt with a Homeric bow designed by Eric Gill, t.e.g., others untrimmed. A fine copy, without the publisher's card case, but enclosed in a morocco-faced parchment over boards slipcase, with gilt lettered morocco backed chemise. First edition printed in the U.K., presenting the text based on the second impression of the Odyssey Press edition. From a total edition of one thousand copies, this is copy #27 of one hundred deluxe copies printed on mould-made paper, signed by the author. In addition to the main text, three appendices are included, reprinting documents relating to the Roth piracy and injunction, as well as material pertinent to the Random House edition: Joyce's letter to Cerf, Woolsey's decision, and Morris Ernst's foreword. A third appendix consists of a preliminary bibliography of Joyce's work by Peter Pertzoff. Regarded by many as the most beautiful of the early editions of ULYSSES. SLOCUM & CAHOON A23. MODERN MOVEMENT 42.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature, ABAA]
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        Collected Poems.

      Black Sun Press 1936 - New York: Black Sun Press, 1936. First Edition. Sepia Portrait frontispiece by Augustus John, printed in blue throughout, original gilt decorated boards in original glassine protective wrapper, gilt slipcase, silk ribbon bookmark. Small 8vo. Limited edition number 2 of 50 copies on Japan Vellum, Signed by James Joyce on frontispiece. A fine copy. Joyce was initially ambivalent concerning Augustus John’s Portrait of him but when the drawings was reproduced in the Joyce Book he conceded : Praise from a purblind penny poet would be ridiculous but your drawing is clearly the one thing in the volume which is indissentable. I wish I could see the lines better myself. [Slocum & Cahoon A44] [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Ulysses.

      London, John Lane The Bodley Head, 1936 - Thick royal octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, twin rule to boards gilt, greek keys to turn-ins gilt, jap vellum doublures and endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Housed in a dark blue leather entry slipcase. A fine copy. First UK Edition. The entire edition was limited to 1000 copies only, of which this is one of 900 numbered copies. This was the first issue to be entirely produced in Britain, with an appendix with documents relating to the legal history of Ulysses and with a bibliography. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        From Snow to Snow

      Henry Holt, New York 1936 - First Edition. These are the two bindings of this publication- one in tan paper wraps, the other in deeper tan cloth boards. Condition near fine for both, housed in a custom box. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Lyons Fine Books]
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        La mort de Venise.

      [Lyon], Cercle Lyonnais du Livre, 1936. - Gr. in-4°, 129p. Edition limitée à 160 exemplaires sur vélin de Vidalon. Illustré de 28 eaux-fortes originales de Henry de Waroquier. Typographie en 2 couleurs de Maurice Darantière. Il a été relié à la fin de l'ouvrage le discours de l'artiste fait au Cercle Lyonnais le 17 juin 1926. Elégante reliure signée Kaufmann. Une seconde page de titre, non reliée dans l'ouvrage est jointe. Quelques frottements à l'étui, sinon très bel exemplaire. Reliure plein maroquin bleu, dos à nerfs orné de caissons dorés, triple encadrement doré sur les plats, guillochis sur les coupes, doublure de maroquin rouge avec encadrement doré, couverture conservée, sous étui bordé doublé de velours. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Le Cabinet d'Amateur]
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        Orville Wright signed envelope of the 33rd anniversary of the First Flight at Kitty Hawk, includes a piece of fabric from the Wright Flyer

      Signed envelope "Orville Wright" in the lower left of an "Air Mail" envelope 7.25" x 3.75", with four air mail stamps on it, post marked "Kitty Hawk, N.C. Dec 17 1936", showing four cancellations with that date, with other cancellations on the verso. A 1" square piece of fabric from the original "Wright Flyer" flown on December 17, 1903 is mounted on the display, overall framed archives measures 22" x 19". Colorful and historic! The matte used is an oversized photograph of that famous first flight at Kitty Hawk. Included is provenance that reads: "The relic bears a blue ink notation reading "Fabric from Wright Brothers Kitty Hawk Harvey D. Geyer 3/2/51'. Period typing on the sheet above reads: 'All of the fabric for covering the original Kitty Hawk plane was muslin, purchased from Hunter & Hardy Dry Goods Store E. Third Street, Dayton Ohio, and known as 'Pride of the West' muslin'". In late 1926, early 1927, Orville Wright refurbished the Wright Flyer in preparation

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        PRIMEROS POEMAS DE AMOR

      EDICIONES HEROE, MADRID 1936 - Primeros poemas de amor. PABLO NERUDA, 1ª ed. Madrid, Ediciones Heroe, 1936. 30 pp. 19x12 cm. El lomo esta restaurado / Muy buen estado. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Razón de amor (Poesía).

      Madrid, Cruz y Raya, Ediciones del Árbol, Imprenta de Manuel Altolaguirre, 1936 - -16,3 x 24 cm.- , 236 págs. + 3 hs. 1.ª edición. (BUEN EJEMPLAR.)

      [Bookseller: Berceo (Libros Antiguos)]
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        NASA STVARNOST - Revue. Surréalisme serbe - Serbian surrealism.

      - Belgrade, 1936-39. Edité par Aleksandar Vuco. 7 volumes au format 153X227mm brochés. Nos. 3 à 13/14 et 17/18. Très rare revue éditée par le surréaliste serbe A. Vuco. Textes de Marko Ristic, Dusan Matic, A. Vuco, Aragon, Oscar Davico, Federico Garcia Lorca, Milan Dedinac, Paul Eluard, et al. Illustrations de Adolf Hoffmeister, Pablo Picasso, Franz Masereel, Le Corbusier, Karel Capek, et al. Bon état. Voir photos. (Nadrealizam, avant garde periodical, Surréalisme, Surrealismo, Surrealism). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Le Grand Verre]
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        Angling of the Test; or True Love Under Stress

      New York: Derrydale Press, 1936 - Signed on title page as usual, with an additional inscription on the flyleaf "To my friend Ross Jones with the kind regards H.G.P." Jones was a fellow member of the Anglers Club and the Club librarian First edition, no. 33 of 197 copies, signed by the author on the title page. 8vo. With plates from photographs and drawings. [x], 25 pp. Gilt and blind-stamped black cloth. Slightest traces of rubbing at spine ends. Fine. Very scarce. Siegel 97 ; Frazier P-8-a [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        WALDEN OR LIFE IN THE WOODS

      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1936. Hardcover. Fine in a Fine slipcase and uncommon as such. Edward Steichen. Quarto (6-3/4" x 10") bound in black linen and blue-green paste paper-covered boards. Illustrated with photographs by Edward Steichen. Designed by D. B. Updike and printed at the Merrymount Press. Copy #509 of 1500 SIGNED by the photographer on the colophon page.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        In Dubious Battle

      New York: Covici-Friede, 1936. First Edition. Signed by the author in 1936; signature a little blotted; a good copy in a worn and mended dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc. ]
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        Gone With The Wind

      Macmillan, 1936. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Stated May 1936. Previous owner name to free end paper. 3/4" split to head of spine, 1/8' bottom of spine missing (Macmillan and small print below still present). Text block and all edges and end papers Very Good to Near Fine. In Mylar cover.

      [Bookseller: Liberty Book Store]
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        Gone With the Wind

      Macmillan Company, 1936. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Macmillan, 1936. First Edition, Twenty-Sixth Printing; printed in November of 1936, during the same year as the first printing, which was in May, 1936. Fine, in a Near Fine and original dust jacket with a corresponding twenty-sixth printing statement on the front panel, and the price of $3.00 intact. A very lovely copy, with a book plate from a previous owner on the front paste down, and a touch of rubbing to the bottom edge of the page block. The dust jacket has minor edge wear and faint rubbing. A rather handsome, early copy of this beloved classic; rare in such nice condition and in the original dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Hollow Wall Mystery in Facsimile Laser Color Dustjacket of 2 Young Girls Opening Gates to Large House with Red Tile Roof, with man seated Outside by Wall with Cactus, wearing Sarape , Hat & Holding Gun, SIGNED by author. Ages 9 - 12, Mystery Sto

      Cupples & Leon NY 1936 - HBDJ, 1936, 1st edition, Early Printing, Dust jacket is a Color Facsimile , VG/GOOD, AS-IS, but it does have good color on the front illustration portion.Grey Tweed cloth Book is in good shape but has seen better days. Titled in Dark Maroon. Cover shows a little staining, the spine cvr is Foxed . But the book is still tight enough. Inside Lists thru this Title, The only writing inside, other than Mrs. Wirt's signature, consists of minor seller's notes in the back and the "This is my Book" portion of the front endpapers has been filled in by pencil with extreme pressure. Otherwise thumbing through the book I could see no other writing, no staining and only a few pages in the back with a minor crease along the right bottom corner. The pages are off white but this is a nice book. .B/W Glossy Frontispiece He Triumphantly drew forth an Empty Tin Box of 2 girls at night & boy in Tree with Flashlight, Front Inner Flap DJ priceclipped Lists thru Shadow Stone, Back Inner Flap DJ Not Complete, Publishers Red Dye Stain on Outer pgs edge small stains, best known as the author of the earliest Nancy Drew Mystery Stories. Mrs. Wirt was quite the prolific author when she was not working for the Stratemeyer Syndicate. This volume is part of her Mystery Story Series. , Mystery Story Series for Girls [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bluff Park Rare Books]
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        We The Living

      The Macmillan Company, 1936. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: MacMillan, 1936. True First Edition, First Printing. In Very Good condition. Vintage bookseller label to front paste down. Small abrasions to the gray topstain. Light soiling to cloth and sunning to spine. A nice copy of the author's first work; one of only 3,000 printed.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        A NEW EDITION OF THE OMEI ILLUSTRATED GUIDE BOOK [Title Page] / MOUNT OMEI [Cover Title]

      Chengtu, Szechwan, China: West China Union University, 1936. First English language edition. Wraps. Fine. 4to. 32 x 18.5 cm. Original stab-sewn light blue wrappers. Printed on double-leaves in the Chinese style with 64 double-page illustrations from the original plates by Yu Tzu-tan. Text in English & Chinese. Easily near fine or better with just trace shelf-soil to edges and touches of wear to edges. Else bright, sharp, and sound. A superior copy of a book almost always seen in far lesser condition. [354]pp. The first bilingual edition (after the original edition of 1887-1891) of this mountaineering guide to Mount Omei (Emei Shan) in Sichuan Province of China. Mount Omei is one of the four Four Sacred Buddhist Mountains of China and is the location of the first Buddhist temple constructed in China. It has been a place of Buddhist pilgrimage for centuries. Translated by Dryden Linsley Phelps, who was professor of English literature at West China Union University. A facsimile edition was published in the 1970s, but this edition remains uncommon, and rare in such exceptional condition.

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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        Organisationsbuch der NSDAP,

      . München, Zentralverlag der NSDAP, 1936, 1. Aufl., Ganzleineneinband, 550 Seiten, farbige Uniform- und Flaggentafeln, Zustand 2 (TG6).

      [Bookseller: Helmut Weitze Militärische Antiquitäten ]
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        Cup of Gold

      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.

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman]
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        GARGANTUA & PANTAGRUEL. THE FIVE BOOKS

      Limited Editions Club, New York 1936 - Five octavo (5-1/2" x 8") volumes in a green basket-weave cloth. A new translation by Jacques le Clercq, thought by many to be the finest, most literal, and most complete translation. Copy #509 of 1500 printed by Southworth-Anthoensen in two colors, and designed and decorated by W. A. Dwiggins who has SIGNED the set on the colophon page. Bright copies with none of the browning along the gutters often found with this title. Fine in a Fine slipcase and quite uncommon in this exceptional condition [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        The Flavor of Texas, Inscribed to Frank C. Lockwood)

      Dallas, TX: Dealey and Lowe, 1936. First issue binding, First Issue Dust Jacket with tape repair on back. McVickers A5. Bound in printed cloth, original patterned and cream cloth, salmon on tan, with spine reading GTT at foot. Top of restored dust jacket has about 1" chip showing all but first three letters FLA in Flavor of Texas". a very nice long inscription: "To Frank C. Lockwood, delightful expresser of the flavor of Arizona, as a recuerdo of our first meeting, though we had known and liked each other for years. My friend, I salute you and your work. You have pioneered with the charm and perspective of art." Sincerely, Frank Dobie, Tucson, Arizona, August 2, 1938. As a bookseller I have handled dozens of nice Dobie inscriptions to his friends--this is among the nicest. Lockwood, of course, was the author of many of the finest Arizona pioneer histories. Of course, the book is eminently collectible but to read Dobie as pure pleasure as is this work from the surely apocryphal folklore regarding Sam Houston to the unique language of the working cowboy. Like most Dobie, his writing breathes with reality although when he put his mind to it, he could write academic work though such productions brought him little pleasure. It was authentic flavor Dobie wanted and this and all his works have accomplished to the delight of readers whether they be in Texas or Cambridge where he taught [fighting to keep the proper English students from stealing his Stetsons). Dykes, My Dobie Collection, p. 8 "hard to find and expensive" #11 on his rarities list. 6-Guns #602; Herd #691, One Hundred Head Cut Out of the Jeff Dykes Herd, 8. Sloan writes in her Ranching Catalogue Part 2 "References to cowboys and ranching are found throughout, and two chapters are specifically devoted to ranching history...One of Alexander Hogue's striking black-and-white illustrations shows a cowboy drinking water from a cow track, with Abe Blocker's famous quote about how he had 'drunk more water out of cow tracks than any trail driver left alive'..Dobie includes a first-rate chapter on "How Texas was Hell on Women.". First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Alexander Hogue. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB]
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        Olympia 1936. Die Olympischen Spiele 1936. Albumtext, Bildauswahl und Bildbeschriftung: Carl Graf Norman. Mit 321 originalen schwarz-weiß Fotos zu den Olympischen Sommerspielen in Berlin.

      93 Seiten, 25x32cm, Leinen, Mit 321 Fotosammelbilder (komplett), Kosmos, Dresden 1936.. Eines der seltensten Sammelbilderalbum zu der Olympiade 1936. Mit original schwarz-weiß Photos 12 Großfotos (16x21 cm), die anderen Fotos in der Größe 6x9 und 4,5x6. Dekorativer Leineneinband. Innen leicht stockfleckig; Einband leicht gelockert Zustand: C.

      [Bookseller: AGON SportsWorld GmbH]
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        13 Bandas y 48 Estrellas Poema del Mar Caribe

      Manuel Altolaguirre, Madrid 1936 - El libro está dedicado en Buenos Aires en Julio de 1937 por el poeta Rafael Alberti al escritor uruguayo Carlos Martínez Moreno (Ver fotografái) Algunas manchas de humedad en algunas de sus páginas 109 gr. Rústica con sobrecubierta papel cebolla [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libros JyE]
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        Gone With the Wind

      Macmillan Company, 1936. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Macmillan, 1936. First Edition, First Printing, with "Published May, 1936" on the copyright page. In a very early, though not first issue, price clipped dust jacket. In About Very Good condition. Age toned pages, rubbing to bottom edge of page block. Glue repairs at front and rear hinges, binding lightly shaken. Cloth shows light edge wear, wear at corners and spine ends with two short splits at the head of the spine. The dust jacket shows chipping and edge wear, with splits at the folds repaired from the verso with tape, some appears archival and some not. The jacket also shows rubbing, toning and areas of discoloration. A rare first edition, first printing, in an early dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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