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        The Bride of Frankenstein (Sequel to Frankenstein)

      London: The Readers Library Publishing Company, 1936 London: The Readers Library Publishing Company, 1936. First Edition. Ink date on the title page below the authorâ??s name; pages browned and brittle as always; very good in a good dust jacket with a fingernail-sized chip at the foot of the spine. The front panel is a color illustration of Karloff and Elsa Lanchester (noting â??A Universal Pictureâ?) and the â??Editorâ??s Noteâ? praises both the film and this novelization.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc. ]
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        Signatures in the First Journal Book and the Charter Book of the Royal Society

      wnto the Present Time, 1936. wnto the Present Time, 1936 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A facsimile reproduction of signatures was first published in 1912 as a permanent memorial of the celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the Royal Society. In October 1935 the President and Council resolved to publish additional plates, including the signatures of Fellows elected up to the end of 1936. Second edition. With a fine portrait of King Charles II to frontispiece from a pen-and-ink drawing in the Second Charter granted by him to the Society in 1663. With original advertisement with orderslipfrom 1936 inserted to front. Condition: In a half buckram binding with armorial paper covered boards. Externally, generally smart with just slight bumping and wear to extremities and occasional marks. With very slight loss to paper to front board. Internally, generally firmly bound. Bright with only the odd handling mark to pages. Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        The Signatures in the First Journal-Book and the Charter-Book of the Royal Society

      London - Printed for the RoyalSocietyat the Oxford University Press, 1936. London - Printed for the RoyalSocietyat the Oxford University Press, 1936 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A facsimile of the signatures of the founders, patrons and fellows of the Royal Society from 1660 to 1936 in elephant folio format. First edition thus. With an engraving of King Charles II to frontispiece. With the addition of 389 signatures since the previous book in 1912. Condition: In a half cloth binding with paper covered boards. Externally, sound with slight shelfwear and scuffing and some slight marks. Internally, firmly bound, bright with occasional handling marks. Institutional label to front pastedown and ink stamps to verso of title page with the odd ink stamp throughout at the foot of pages. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Powerful and Historically Important Typed Letter Signed

      London: , 1936 London, 1936. unbound. 2 pages (front and back), 10 x 8 inches, Goring Hotel, S.W. London, January 3, 1936. Written to American international law attorney Frederic R. Coudert, this is the very letter that is cited and referred to in many texts and publications for its quote: "May You Live In Interesting Times." In October 1935, Benito Mussolini sent 400,000 Italian soldiers into Ethiopia and was able to overrun the country within a short time. Chamberlain, though in retirement, made several sensational speeches in support of the League of Nations, encouraging sanctions against the Italian Government. In December 1935, just days before this letter was written, the people of England and France heard about The Hoare-Laval Pact and learned that their respective Governments had proposed dividing Ethiopia into two countries -- an Italian sector and an Abyssinian sector. Mussolini was prepared to agree to the Pact, but news of the deal was leaked and both the British and French public violently protested against it. The British Government was in chaos and faced a Parliamentary Rebellion but it would be Chamberlain and his strong opposition to the vote of censor that was instrumental in saving the Government from defeat on the floor of the House. In part: "...Obviously at this moment the League is being submitted to a very severe test and its weakness as well as its strength is apparent. It is surely a remarkable thing that so many nations have joined in the economic sanctions, particularly the refusal to buy from Italy, but it is true that they show a not unnatural reluctance to take action which would definitely lead to war...Until this crisis is past it is difficult to say what inferences should be drawn from it, but I think it shows the truth of what I said in my speech in the House of Commons, namely, that whilst the League is a very effective preventative of what I called 'accidental' wars, it cannot at present restrain a determined aggressor and that only overwhelming force can do it. Here in Europe...effective action could be secured but only through regional pacts for military assistance...coupled with economic is the case of Abyssinia. Such are the concussions I draw for the moment. Some time ago a diplomat here told me that there was a Chinese curse, which took the form of a saying: 'May you live in interesting times.' Our generation seems to have incurred this curse. The security for which we are all seeking seems farther off than ever." Natural folds; tiny hole in the top margin; several handwritten corrections. Very good condition. British statesman and Foreign Secretary who was a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. Unlike his half-brother Neville Chamberlain, Austin opposed appeasement. Ironically, he died four weeks after Neville became Prime Minister of Great Britain.

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        The Two Bouquets

      London - Victor Gollancz, 1936. London - Victor Gollancz, 1936 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce first edition of this play by Eleanor and Herbert Farjeon. An author's presentation copy, with an ink inscription to front free endpaper dated Christmas 1936. Condition: In a cloth covered binding with original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, lovely condition. Dustwrapper is sound with slight wear to extremities. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean. Overall: FINE with a VERY GOOD INDEED dustwrapper.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God

      London - Constable and Company Ltd., 1936. London - Constable and Company Ltd., 1936 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A scarce copy of this fictional work from Bernard Shaw. Fourteenth impression of the first edition. In a smart crushed morocco binding, bound by John Eves. Featuring various illustrations throughout the text, and an engraved title page. Condition: In a crushed morocco binding with gilt lettering to the front board. Externally, generally smart, with very light rubbing. Internally, firmly bound, extremely bright and clean, aside from some marginal off-setting to endpapers. Overall: NEAR FINE..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Souvenirs de la Surete Generale Autour de l'affaire Dreyfus. First edition.

      . Paris: Rieder 1936. Bound uncut in half morocco with orig. wrappers preserved. * No. 84 of 44 copies printed on papier Lafuma..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        The Dark Frontier

      London: Hodder & Stoughton Limited, 1936. London: Hodder & Stoughton Limited,, 1936. Octavo. Original blue boards, titles to spine in black, blue endpapers. Spine very slightly faded as usual but an excellent copy. First edition, first impression of the author's first book. With the author's signed presentation inscription to an early blank, "Dear Mr Huggill, This is just in case you can spare the time to read the work - I hope you can. Yours sincerely Eric Ambler". The recipient was a close friend of the author's father who had, as Ambler recalled, seen an advertisement for the book but "didn't propose to go any further". A scarce title by any standards and rare inscribed.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        FRANK WOOLLEY "FLICKER" BOOKS Square Cut and Walking Shot. Pull to Leg and Forcing Shot, off the Back Foot, to the Off

      Flicker Productions Ltd. [c], 1936. Flicker Productions Ltd. [c], 1936. Two booklets. 32mo (each booklet 7.5 x 10 cm). Pink card wrappers, lettered in black and overprinted with "Frank Woolley's Cricket School" A very near fine set, slight abrasion to the upper cover of one volume. An uncommon item, even more scarce in this condition. Housed in a custom made clamshell box. Each page a black and white photograph. Cine photographs in the form of a "flicker-book", which when flicked shows each correct batting action as demonstrated by one of England's greatest ever all rounders. Padwick 694

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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        The Democratic Book 1936.

      - Signed Limited Edition, number 2223. Large folio, original full brown morocco gilt, watered silk endpapers, top edge gilt. Signed by Franklin D. Roosevelt. Gordon Browning's copy with his name embossed on the front panel. Browning was an American politician who served as Governor of Tennessee from 1937 to 1939, and again from 1949 to 1953. He also served six terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, from 1923 to 1935 and served on the staff of General Dwight D. Eisenhower. In very good condition. The Democratic Book 1936 contains information such as the party'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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        LES SEPT PECHES MORTELS , Observés et Gravés sur bois dans la ville de Cagnes.

      Gilbert Rougeaux, Paris 1936 - Album format 330x220mm, 7 gravures sur bois, imprimées sur feuillets libres double-page,( L'Avarice, L'Orgueil, La Colère, La Gourmandise, La Paresse, L'Envie et La Luxure ) numérotées et signées par l'artiste, texte liminaire imprimé sur feuillet double, couverture sur papier fort illustrée d'une gravure sur bois, serpent enlaçant la ville de Cagnes-sur-Mer et un Lévrie .Exemplaire numéroté d' un tirage à 110 ex. ici N° 75 RARE.

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        Original Blueprint of the National Historic Landmark ìFallingwaterî, named by the American Institute of Architects in 1991 as the ìbest all-time work of American architectureî, accompanied by a Frank Lloyd Wright Signed Check

      Wisconsin/Pennsylvania: , c. 1936/1937 Comprises (1)Partly Printed Check Signed ìFrank Lloyd Wrightî as President of The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, 8î x 3.25î. Taliesin, Spring Green, Wisconsin, November 15, 1947. Plastic tape remnant at top edge. Tiny cancellation holes are not near full signature. Drawn on the Farmers State Bank of Spring Green Wisconsin, payable to Frank Vogt for $18.60; endorsed ìFrank Vogtî on verso. Fine condition. (2) Original blueprint for Frank Lloyd Wrightís ìFallingwater,î 28.5î x 15 î. Light folds. Titled at lower left: ìStair Detail Kaufmann House Bear Run, Pa. / Frank Lloyd Wright Architect.î From the Collection of architect Kevin Wendell of Jeannette, Pennsylvania. Fallingwater was built between 1936 and 1939 for Edward J. Kaufmann, owner of Kaufmannís Department Store in Pittsburgh. The Kaufmanns owned land in the mountains 50 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. On the land, along a stream called Bear Run, they built a summer camp to be used by their employees. Because of the Great Depression, his employees no longer had the time or the money to bring their families to the camp. The Kaufmanns loved the area so they decided to turn it into their home in the country. At the time, their 26-year-old son Edgar, Jr., fascinated with Frank Lloyd Wrightís ideas, was studying with him at Wrightís school, the Taliesin Fellowship. The Kaufmanns asked Wright to design their vacation home. Fallingwater was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1966. From ìWhen the Kaufmanns first looked at Wrightís drawings, they were very surprised! They thought their new house would have a wonderful view of the falls. But instead, with the house right on top of the falls, it was very difficult to even see them. But not to hear them! Frank Lloyd Wright told them that he wanted them to live with the waterfalls, to make them part of their everyday life, and not just to look at them now and then.

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        Walden: Or Life in the Woods.

      Boston, The Limited Editions Club, 1936. - First edition thus. Small 4to. Illustrated with photographs taken at Various Seasons at Walden Pond by Edward Steichen. Introduction by Henry Seidel Canby. Original 1/2 black cloth over blue patterned boards; top edge stained blue (minor rubbing to bottom edges). Acetate dust jacket. Very good. Lacks slipcase Number 1357 of 1500 numbered copies signed by Steichen on the colophon page. Printed at the Merrymount Press [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Houle Rare Books/Autographs/ABAA/PADA]
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        Chinese Jade Throughout the Ages [Inscribed Copy]

      Batsford, 1936. Batsford. Hardcover. London, 1936. First edition, first printing, December 1936. Quarto, orange cloth, 193 pp. Inscribed by Nott on the limitation page to noted art collector Nate Spingold: "To Nate - It's a small token of our united regards for you and best wishes on your birthday joys - Lucille and Stanley, March 6th, 1943." Spingold's bookplate on front pastedown. A bright, near fine copy with a very small amount of rubbing to cloth at spine. . Fine. 1936. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Auger Down Books]
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        England V Hungary 1936 Football Programme

      1936 - Official programme for the England v Hungary international played at Highbury, December 2nd 1936. England won 6-2 with a hat-trick from Ted Drake. 22 x 14cm. 14pp. Horizontal fold. Slight staple rust bleeding to centrepages, spine starting to split. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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        Absalom, Absalom!

      New York: Random House, 1936. New York: Random House,, 1936. Octavo, (205 x 140mm). Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in green morocco with titles to spine gilt, raised bands, gilt rule to compartments, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn ins, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. An excellent copy, with slight page toning to edges. First edition, first printing, limited issue. One of 300 numbered copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Witch's Tales - Volume 1, Issue 1 - November 1936

      Carwood Publishing, US 1936 - Carwood Publishing, US, 1936. First issue of the short run magazine (only two issues). Some grubbiness to the covers, and an area of browning to the top corner of the first page. Some creasing to the covers. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia Books. ABA, PBFA]
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        Forgotten Shrines

      London - Burns, Oates and Washbourne, 1936. London - Burns, Oates and Washbourne, 1936 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A study of old Catholic churches throughout England. Illustrated throughout with many monochrome plates. Dom Bede Camm, (1864-1942) was an English Benedictine monk and martyrologist. He is best known for his many works on the English Catholic martyrs, which helped to keep their memories alive in the newly-reemerging Catholic Church of Victorian England. Including The Old Mass House, Egton, The Ivory Shrine, Ripley Castle, and many others. Condition: In a blue cloth binding. Externally, generally smart, though with some discolouration and slight bumping. Internally, generally firmly bound. Ink signature to recto of front free-endpaper. Pages are spotted throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Ideas of Order

      - New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1936. "FIRST EDITION." 12mo. Second-state binding of first edition. Bound in original pale-orange cloth, with slight fading on spine. Dust-jacket has a closed tear and light wear to extremities--otherwise a lovely copy.

      [Bookseller: Darren Winston, Bookseller]
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        Bauwerk Reichssportfeld. Aufnahmen Charlotte Rohrbach.

      Berlin, Deutscher Kunstverlag, 1936.. 73 Seiten mit 17 Illustrationen im Text sowie 71 ganzseitigen schwarz-weißen Tafeln mit fotografischen Abbildungen des Olympiastadions, des Reichssportfeldes und der dazugehörenden Wettkampfstätten sowie von Plastiken ( Karl Albiker, Willy Meller, Adolf Wamper, Max Laeuger, Georg Kolbe, Adolf Strübe, Arno Lehmann, Lois Gruber, Arno Breker, Georg Kolbe ) sowie einem ausfaltbaren Lageplan, Oln, 4° ( 31 x 23 cm ). Inhalt: Die Geschichte - Das Bauprogramm - Das Gelände - Der Verkehr - Der Lageplan - Das Olympiastadion - Das Maifeld - Das Schwimmstadion - Die Dietrich-Eckart-Freilichtbühne - Hockeystadion und Tennisgelände - Reiterplatz und Wirtschaftshof - Das Sportforum - Die Plastik. Einband gering fleckig, etwas lichtrandig, Ecken und Kanten etwas bestoßen. Innen Besitzvermerk, wenige Seiten gering stockfleckig, Buchschnitt gering fleckig. Insgesamt recht guter Zustand. - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 800 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ).

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung & Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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      Everett, PA: Visionary Publishing Co., 1936. Everett, PA: Visionary Publishing Co., 1936 Lovecrafts first published book and the only one published in his lifetime. Envelope addressed to himself in his hand care of R.H. Barlow in Florida with a cancelation date of June 5, 1934. "A fine story of supernatural adventure and discovery." Bleiler; Guide to Supernatural Fiction, 1039. Of 400 copies produced, only about 200 copies were bound and issued. The remaining copies were destroyed. Four full page illustrations by Frank A. Utpatel. Original folded errata sheet laid in. In Lovecraft's envelope is a photograph of Barlow's log home in Florida. A fine copy in a fine and bright white dust jacket with lettering in silver upper and lower case. All are housed within a custom made clam shell case.. Signed. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Illus. by Frank A. Utpatel.

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books]
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        Le Spectacle est Dans La Rue

      Draeger Freres c 1936, Montrouge, Paris - c. 1936. Softcover, spiral binding. 15 plates, including 4 in color. Text in green, black and red. Very Good. Light edgewear to the covers. Occasional finger smudging to the contents. Sound binding. A rare title, with beautiful illustrations. Digital images available upon request. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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        Lawrence of Arabia Memorial Pamphlet and Address, accompanied by property slip signed by Churchill

      London, the friends of T.E. Lawrence n.d. [circa 1936]. London, the friends of T.E. Lawrence n.d. [circa 1936], 1936. Single page folded. Clean and fine. A tiny pamphlet describing the actions to be taken to ensure a memorial to Lawrence is erected in St. Pauls Cathedral that his cottage at Clouds Hill be transferred to the National Trust and that any monies remaining after these exploits be dedicated to other forms of memorialising Lawrence, including some 'which would be helpful to young people'. This decree of intent is notarised by 'the undersigned friends of Lawrence' who in this case include Churchill, Allenby, Augustus John and George Bernard Shaw amongst others. Accompanied by an Address delivered upon the unveiling of the Lawrence Memorial, 8pp., OUP (1936), and a small properties label from a box of Lawrence's effects which ended up in Churchill's hands, typewritten: 'This Box; the property of T.E. Lawrence' it is signed underneath by Winston S. Churchill. Slightly stained to the label, otherwise fine.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Interest and Prices ( Geldzins und Guterpreise) : A Study of the Causes Regulating the Value of Money

      Macmillan and Co, Limited, London 1936 - First English language edition. Originally published in Germany in 1898, Wicksell's most influential work. In the original green cloth with gilt titles, Very Good, cloth dampstained at bottom fore edge front and back, small British bookseller's label front pastedown, top edge soiled. In a Very Good Plus and SCARCE dustjacket, original price of 12/6 Net front flap, spine a bit darkened, small chips at spine extremities and flap fold tips. Contents are clean, tight, unmarked, and unaffected by the stain to cloth. The ownership signature of E.R. Wicker front endpage. Wicker is Professor Emeritus in Economics at Indiana University Kelley School of Business and author of several academic works on banking. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dale Steffey Books]
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        Absalom, Absalom!

      New York: Random House, 1936 - Octavo, (205 x 140mm). Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in green morocco with titles to spine gilt, raised bands, gilt rule to compartments, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn ins, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. An excellent copy, with slight page toning to edges. First edition, first printing, limited issue. One of 300 numbered copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money

      New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1936.. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1936. First American edition of the economist's masterpiece. This volume is generally regarded as the most influential social science treatise of the twentieth century. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in the original dust jacket which is in good condition showing some wear and tear. 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.

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        Le Spectacle est Dans La Rue

      Montrouge, Paris: Draeger Freres, c. 1936. Montrouge, Paris: Draeger Freres. c. 1936. Paperback. Very Good. c. 1936. Softcover, spiral binding. 15 plates, including 4 in color. Text in green, black and red. Very Good. Light edgewear to the covers. Occasional finger smudging to the contents. Sound binding. A rare title, with beautiful illustrations. Digital images available upon request.

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        Memories of John Galsworthy

      London - Robert Hale and Company, 1936. London - Robert Hale and Company, 1936 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Paper vellum spine with gilt titlesand green cloth boards. The third impression of this personal biography of Galsworthy. It is illustrated with tissue guarded frontispiece and further tissue guarded plates throughout. Although this little memoir gives a slight outline of my brother's life, it lays no claim to be called a biography in the usual sense of the word. I have merely tried to record my personal impression of his character, as briefly and simply as possible. from the author's note. Condition: The binding is tight and firm although a little strained in the centre. Both covers are firmly attached. There is some mild wear to the extremities including some rubbing to the edges and bumping to the corners. There are a few spots on the spine and the cloth is lifting on the rear board. Internally the book is generally clean and bright apart from mild spots in places. The pages are uncut as called for. One of the plates is detached but present. Overall the book is in very good condition..

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        Cards on the Table: A Poirot Story

      London: Published for the Crime Club by Collins, 1936. London: Published for the Crime Club by Collins, 1936 First edition, first printing. Publisher's red cloth, lettered in black; in the original green pictorial dust jacket, with an illustration of a fanned row of playing cards to the front panel, black border with spade, heart, club, and diamond decorations to the rear panel. Very good, extremities with minor dust soiling, spine with just a hint of fading, spotting to the page edges, some light spotting to the first and last pages of text, otherwise bright and clean pages; raggedly price-clipped dust jacket, small chip to the bottom edge of the front panel, chipping to head and tail of spine affecting lettering "Cards" and Club", light toning to the spine, minor rubbing to the hinges, soiling to the rear panel, a few spots of light soiling to the front panel and spine. Overall, an attractive copy in the scarce original dust jacket, extremely rare in any condition. Cards on the Table is a murder-mystery featuring Christie's fictional Belgian detective Hercule Poirot in one of his most notable literary appearances. The plot tells of a bridge game hosted by collector Mr. Shaitana, who has invited eight guests to play in two separate games. The first game involves three detective figures, whom Christie had previously introduced in earlier novels, along with Poirot, while the second game involves four new characters, each of whom had previously committed a murder. When Shaitana is found dead, stabbed with a dagger from his own collection, Poirot teams up with the other sleuths in what he describes as "one of the most interesting cases I have ever come across." Cards on the Table represents Christie at her best; although she warns her reader in a brief foreword that this is not the typical detective story, she explains that "the deduction must, therefore, be entirely psychological" which she argues is "none the less interesting…because when all is said and done it is the mind of the murderer that is of supreme interest." Copies of Cards on the Table are seldom seen in dust jacket.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

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        The Spanish Revolution. Weekly English Bulletin of the Workers' Party of Marxist Unification of Spain (P.O.U.M.). Fourteen Issues (of Seventeen)

      Barcelona: P.O.U.M., 1936-37. Barcelona: P.O.U.M., 1936-37. A substantially complete run, lacking only three issues, of this rare and fragile weekly, issued by the P.O.U.M. and edited by the American Trotskyists Lois and Charles Orr. By the time the weekly began publication, the P.O.U.M. was already under heavy attack by Stalinist groups, and following the disintegration of the Republican coalition in May, 1937, publication ceased with the May 19, 1937 issue. Greenwood Press reprinted the full run of The Spanish Revolution in the 1960s, but original issues are very scarce indeed; OCLC notes about five institutions with scattered holdings, none in North America. Quarto (ca 28cm); each issue 8pp. On newsprint, toned and slightly brittle with occasional marginal tears, but free of folds or losses; Very Good. Includes the following issues: Vol I, nos 1 (Oct. 21, 1936)-5, 8, 9; Vol II, nos 1-6; 8 (May 19, 1937; the final number issued). Together, 14 issues (of seventeen total issues published).

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        The Historians' History of the World

      London & New York -The Encyclopdia Britannica Co. Ltd./Inc., 1936. London & New York -The Encyclopdia Britannica Co. Ltd./Inc., 1936 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. The Historians' History of the World, subtitled A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise and Development of Nations as Recorded by over two thousand of the Great Writers of all Ages, is an Encyclopdia of world history originally published in English near the beginning of the 20th century. With colour plates to frontispieces and black and white illustrations integrated with text, black and white plates and maps. Twenty-seven volumes completein a fifteen volume set. 21 colour plates, 49colour maps, 191 black and white plates,1 facsimiles with colour,2 foldout maps, 2maps with colour[counted, believed to be complete: no collation available]It is quite extensive and its perspective is entirely Western Eurocentric. It was compiled by Henry Smith Williams, a medical doctor and author of many books on medicine, science, and history, as well as other authorities on history, and published in New York in 1904 by Encyclopdia Britannica, it was also published in London printed by Morrison & Gibb Limited, of Edinburgh. The contents are as follows:Introduction, Egypt, Mesopotamia;Israel, Phoenicia, Western Asia, AncientIndia, Ancient Persia;Greece to the Peloponnesian war; Greece to the Roman Conquest;The Roman Republic;The Early Roman Empire;The Late Roman Empire;Parthians, Sassanids, and Arabs, the Crusades and the Papacy; Italy;Spain and Portugal;France, 843-1715; France, 1715-1815; France, 1815-1904;France Since 1815,Netherlands;The Netherlands (concluded)The Germanic Empires; The Germanic Empires (concluded); Scandinavia, Switzerland to 1715; Switzerland (concluded),Russiaand Poland; England to 1485; England 1485-1642;England, 1642-1791; Scotland, Ireland, England since 1792; The British colonies, The United States (Early Colonial Period); The United States (concluded), Spanish America;Poland, the Balkans, Turkey, Minor Eastern States, China, Japan; These Eventful Year Part I and II, The Twentieth Century in the Making; andIndex (to volume I to XXIV, Index to Volumes XXV and XXVI are at the end of Volume XXVI). Henry Smith Williams (1863-1943) was a medical doctor, lawyer, and author of a number of books on medicine, history, and science. Condition: In quarter morocco bindings with cloth covered boards. Externally, generally smart but with some wear to extremities and occasional marks to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally cleanbut with very occasional slight marginal foxing, handling marks, slight marginal tidemarks to two volumes andand foxing to endpapers. With the odd slight closed tear to foldout maps. Overall: GOOD.

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        Seven Pillars of Wisdom

      nbsp;New York - Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1936. nbsp;New York - Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1936 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An autobiographical account of the experiences of British soldier T. E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia). Illustrated throughout with dustwrapper. Lawrence was aliaison officer with rebel forces during the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Turks of 1916 to 1918. A bookplate to the front pastedown bearing the names Brant and Ethel Holme, who have been traced to once have lived in New York. Condition: In a pictorial dustwrapper and full cloth binding. Externally, sound with significant chipping and loss to the dustwrapper and the front of the dustwrapper being detached. There is also some staining to the head of the cloth spine. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean with untrimmed pages. There is also a previous owner's bookplate to the front pastedown. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED in a FAIR dustwrapper.

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        Shipping Wonders of the World

      London - The Amalgamated Press, 1936. London - The Amalgamated Press, 1936 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A highly illustrated celebration world aviation. With colour and photogravure plates with numerous black and white illustrations and diagrams throughout. In two volumes complete. With a foreword by the editor: 'This is a book about the sea. It is a book about the manifold wonders associated with the sea. As a contribution to the literature of the sea it is, in more ways than one, unique, for it sets out to be the most comprehensive work on the subject yet published. 'Condition: In cloth bindings. Externally, sound but with slight wear to extremities and slight rubbing, marks and stains to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with the occasional spot and handling mark to pages. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Peer Gynt

      London: George G. Harrap and Co., 1936. London: George G. Harrap and Co., 1936. 256pp, original cloth in DJ, decorative endpapers. DJ slightly chipped to spine ends and corners, fore-edge of front flap stained, one or two minor chips to edges, a hint of foxing to fore-edge of text block. Internally a previous owners name to ffep, light soiling to reverse of front endpaper, otherwise quite bright and clean. Complete with twelve tissue guarded, full page, colour illustrations by Rackham. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Rackham, Arthur. 4to.

      [Bookseller: Temple Rare Books]
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      Gollancz , 1936. Gollancz , 1936. First edition. Original blue cloth with dark blue titles. Inscribed on the front endpaper "For Foy - / Christmas 1935 / from Daphne". A good copy (with boards rather faded and marked, lacking dustwrapper) with a wonderful association. The inspiration behind the story of Jamaica Inn was two fold. The first being Du Maurier's love of adventure stories. From a young age she had adored Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island and she longed to write a tale of smuggling and intrigue. The second stemming from an overnight stay at a hostel on Bodmin Moor, namely the eponymous, Jamaica Inn, which provided her with the perfect setting for Cornish smugglers to operate. Du Maurier visited the inn with her close friend Foy Quiller-Couch, daughter of Arthur Quiller-Couch, on a dark and wintery night. They took horses and rode over Bodmin Moor, which Du Maurier described as , "a desolate, fog-bound and sometimes frightening place". The pair became lost and allegedly sheltered for sometime in a derelict cottage before their horses led them back to Jamaica Inn. "It was a cold grey day in late November. The weather had changed overnight, when a backing wind brought a granite sky and ... although it was only a little after two o'clock in the afternoon the pallor of a winter evening seemed to have closed upon the hills, cloaking them in mist." So begins the novel. The hostel was immortalised by Du Maurier's novel and to this day remains open to visitors on the bleak and foggy moor. One room is full of Du Maurier memorabilia, including the author's writing desk and a bowl of her favourite glacier mints. The book has been filmed on numerous occasions, most famously by Alfred Hitchcock in 1939 and the BBC have recently announced a new adaptation of the novel planned for 2014.

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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        Mr. Strang

      Stokes 1936 - First edition. Foxing to top edge of page block, else fine copy in the rare dust jacket, which is chipped at the top of the spine and lower edge, a couple scrapes to front panel and wear to corners. All of our first editions are first printings unless otherwise noted. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Mysterious Bookshop]
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        Collected Poems 1909-1935

      New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1936. New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company,, 1936. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in black morocco, titles to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First US Edition, later issue. inscribed on the title page, "Inscribed for / Miss Christine Gibson / by T.S. Eliot / 14.v.47.

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        An Artist's Game Bag

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1936 New York: The Derrydale Press, 1936. Out of series copy, plates bound out of order, without color prints, and with proofs of front and back panels of dust jacket on heavy stock bound in, with the proof of the front flap loosely inserted. 4to. Illustrated with 44 black and white plates by the author. Blue cloth, spine titled in gilt. Owner initials ("JFB") of Derrydale associate Jim Barnett on front pastedown. Trace of removed bookplate, else fine. Siegel 98; Frazier H-20- a. Provenance: Don Frazier . Wonderful portraits of various game birds, by the master. Out of series copy, specially bound with proof of the color pictorial front panel and the printed back panel of the dust jacket, on heavier stock than the notoriously fragile and correspondingly scarce jacket

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        Dorset Shell Guide

      London: Faber and Faber, 1936. London: Faber and Faber, 1936. First edition.. Hardback. Small 4to. (9.25 x 7.5 inches). pp.46. 8 plates on pink paper. B/w illusts. 2 pages of 1/4 inch coloured maps. B/w images to endpapers. White cloth with red shadow lettering to spine, cloth bowed and trifle soiled to top edge where d/w has failed (dustwrapper now in protective sleeve, possibly creating reflections in the digital image). Inside the cloth covers, the texblock is spiral bound. Pictorial d/w, not price-clipped (3s 6d), creased to edges, just-nicked and creased along top edge of upper panel. Edges a little soiled or spotted. Some spotting inside wrapper. Edges to cloth and paper a little rusty. Dealer's old price and sign to front free endpaper verso (the blank side). O/w contents clean and bright. Binding firm and square. No date printed to title page but dates of Ferry Time Tables for 1936. A Very Good copy in a like d/w. Uncommon hardback in dustwrapper. We reduce the default shipping charge for lighter books or use it for a tracked service if books are expensive or uncommon. We pack books securely in boxes, or corrugated card or cardboard, and protect corners with bubble-wrap.

      [Bookseller: John Taylor Books P.B.F.A.]
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        Die Blendung. Roman.

      Herbert Reichner Verlag, Wien u.a. 1936.. 560 S. 8°, Orig.-Leinenbd. mit Einbandillustr. von Alfred Kubin.. Erste Ausgabe der ersten Buchveröffentlichung Canettis. - Einband etwas gebräunt und mit Stockflecken, Vorsatz mit Schenkungsvermerk, insgesamt guter Zustand. - KNLL III, 574. - W/G 4. Für unsere Schweizer Kunden: Konto in der Schweiz vorhanden

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        Haggada Liladim (hebraice; d. i. Haggada für Kinder)

      Jerusalem, Mas, (5)694, d. i. 1936.. Jerusalem, Mas, (5)694, d. i. 1936.. 2. Aufl., 7.-10. Tsd. Mit 5 farb. Ziehbildern und 5 farb. Illustr. im Text (davon 1 doppelblattgroß). 2 Bl., 51 hebräisch pag. S., 2 Bl. OHLwd. Folio. Vgl. Boock, Kinderliederbücher 1770-2000, Münster 2007, S. 174 (dt. EA 1933 und 2. dt. Aufl. 1936). Kosch XI, 11 (dt. Ausg. 1936, unter Nadel). - Großformatige, überaus eingängige Haggada schel Pessach für Kinder, mit der ihnen musikalisch und in Wort und Bild der Auszug aus Ägypten am Seder-Abend nahegebracht wird. Das von Erwin Singer illustrierte Buch hat der gelehrte Bibelforscher und Talmudist Abraham Moritz Silbermann (1894-1939) herausgegeben, die Musikstücke stammen vom Kantor, Lyriker und Dramatiker Arno Nadel (geb. 1878, ermordet 1943 in Auschwitz). Die reizvollen beweglichen Bilder zeigen Moses im Schilfkörbchen, den Frondienst der Juden in Ägypten, die sieben Plagen dort, den Zug der Israeliten durch das Rote Meer und die Pessach-Feier einer jüdischen Familie. Die doppelblattgroße Farbillustration mit Kindern und Jugendlichen bei der Feldarbeit in Erez Israel und dem traditionellen Wunsch "nächstes Jahr in Jerusalem". - Vordergelenk mit zentimetergroßem Einriss, Kanten beschabt. Eines der beweglichen Bilder mit kleinem Einriss, gering fleckig. - Insgesamt wohlerhaltenes und voll funktionsfähiges Exemplar des empfindlichen, trotz der hohen Auflage nicht häufigen Buches.

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        Giant Otto [And] Otto At Sea

      Viking; New York 1936 - DU BOIS, WILLIAM PENE. GIANT OTTO [AND] OTTO AT SEA. NY: Viking 1936. 2 books, square 8vo (6 1/4"), pictorial boards, light cover soil else near FINE DUST WRAPPERS IN THE ORIGINAL PICTORIAL BOX! First editions. Otto (a dog) and his master Duke have adventures in Africa and America. Illustrated with fabulous color lithographs (litho'd by Glaser). This is a nice set of books, quite rare in the original box (in very good condition). (Bader p.176-7). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Deutschland-Bericht der Sopade [Sozialdemokratischen Partei Deutschlands]. 3. Jahrgang Nr. 5. Mai 1936.

      Prag, o. Vlg., 1936. 8°, A 118 u. B 27 S. (hekographierte Blätter), Broschur., Etwas gebrauchspurig, sonst sehr gutes Exempalr. Preis in CHF: 605. Die Deutschland-Berichte erschienen im Auftrag des Exilvorstandes der SPD, hgg. v. Erich Rinner zuerst in Prag, ab März 1938 in Paris.

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        We The Living

      New York, The Macmillan Company, 1936. New York, The Macmillan Company, 1936. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full crimson morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, single rule to boards gilt, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, black coated endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine copy. First Edition, First Printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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