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        Old Spain

      London: Macmillan, 1936. First edition. leather_bound. Orig. full brown pigskin, deluxe portfolio in quarter brown pigskin and boards with front cover paper label. Teg. Fine. 3 vols/No Dust Jacket. Bone, Muirhead. 235 pages. Elephant folio, 52.5 x 36 cm. Limited edition, copy 42 of 250 signed by Muirhead and Gertrude Bone. Host of full-page lithographs -- black and white, plus smaller illustrations within the text, and some plates in color. Printed by Oxford University Press on quality stock. Together with two drypoints by Bone housed in separate portfolio: "The Apse, Leon Cathedral" and "Roman bull Excavated at Meridia," each signed in pencil. Index. Bone served Britain in WW I as its first official war artist. After the armistice he was influential in promoting his comrades, war artists William Orpen and Wyndham Lewis. Fresh, very bright set.

      [Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc.]
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        VENTURA PREFERIDA. Poemas de .

      Eds. Héroe, Manuel Altolaguirre, Impresor, Madrid 1936 - 1ª ed. 16.5x22.5. 119pp. 1h. Rústica. Muy buen ejemplar que conserva casi intacto (menos un agujero en la parte posterior) su envoltorio original en papel 'glassene'. Al igual que 'Misteriosa Presencia' de Gil-Albert, este libro está en rústica, y en un tamaño mayor a de los otros títulos de la colección Héroe de Altolaguirre con su distintiva encuadernación en cartoné. Luelmo, nacido en Valladolid en 1904, formó parte de la vanguardia castellana, dirigiendo las revistas Meseta y Ddooss. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

      [Bookseller: Carmichael Alonso libros]
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        William Morris: Artist, Writer, Socialist

      Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1936. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Two volumes. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1936. 1st. vii,[i],673,[1]; xl,661,[1]pp. Portrait & 5 illustrations. 750 copies issued. Original linen-backed blue-paper boards with printed paper labels to spines. Spare labels present. Very slight foxing to endpapers. A near fine, bright & very handsome set. (**PLEASE READ CAREFULLY** - This is a heavy/overweight book, therefore additional postage will be charged - To order this book PLEASE CONTACT US for a prior shipping quote and for further information).

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        Perfect Specimen

      Liveright, New York 1936 - First edition. Boards damp stained at the extremities, thus only good, in slightly spine-faded, and rubbed, very good dustwrapper with a corresponding damp stain really only visible from the inside. An uncommon title, basis for the 1937 Michael Curtiz film *The Perfect Specimen* featuring Errol Flynn and Joan Blondell. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Cezanne Son Art - Son Oeuvre

      Paris: Paul Rosenberg, 1936. First edition. Paperback. Orig. printed wrappers. Very good. 2 vols./No Dust Jacket. Cezanne, Paul. 407 & 406 pp. Large 4to, 1634 illustrations. The rare, original edition of the catalogue raisonne printed in Limited edition, copy 250 of 1000. Illustrations in Vol.II printed on coated paper. Text untrimmed and unopened. FREITAG 1551. RIGGS p169. Aquamarine colored front cover with lettering in pale yellow. Wrappers chipped and worn. Volume spines reinforced with archival tape, backstrip Vol.II chipped at extremities.

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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland in Color Dustjacket Illustrated by C.A. Federer of Alice with Blonde Hair Pulled back with Blue Scarf , wearing Pink & White Dress is standing by Table where Lrge Brown Rabbit in Red, Yellow & White, Muskrat & Man with T

      Garden City, New York. Printed in U.S.A. 1936 - HBDJ, UNDATED, EARLY Vintage Around 1936, Orange Cloth Hard Cover with Pasted On Color Label Duplicates DJ Artwork. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-. NF+ orange hardcover with paste-on picture in a very good- jacket. Jacket has small rips and stress marks on edges & along crease fold DJ some Wear, some Light chips on DJ spine Ends and back cover DJ small Edge Chips shnows b/w Photo of Mother Reading to Her 3 Children by Fireplace with Blurb. Mostly clean and bright. Color illustrations. No date. 215 PGS, Interior nice, tight clean light Fox, Wear, 6 1/4 X 8 3/4 IN. APPROX. Publishers Red Topstain on Outer pgs Top edge. , Color Frontispiece of Alice wearing Floral Dress with Pink Sash Ringing Doorbell at Beautiful Red Brick House with White Front Door, with Large Frog wearing Long Blue Coat & Red Vest Looking up at Her with his Big Eyes. There’s No Sort of Use of Knocking said the Footman. & 7 More Illustrations in Color inside besides Frontispiece on List of Colour Plates.in Color Dustjacket Illustrated by C.A. Federer of Alice with Blonde Hair Pulled back with Blue Scarf , wearing Pink & White Dress is standing by Table where Lrge Brown Rabbit in Red, Yellow & White, Muskrat & Man with Tophat of White Trimmed in Black blue Coat & Large White Collar are seated Table Sipping Tea in Garden, Perhaps none of us has Ever Seen az White Rabbit take a Watch out of His WaistcoatPocket, Except Alice, who happened to be Tired of Sitting on the River Bank Beside Her Sister. It must have been Rather Astounding, & to us it is Small Wonder That her Curiosity Led her down Into the Rabbit Hole to Wonderland. So as Long as you can’t go to Wonderland Yourself to see the Pool of Tears & Queen’s Croquet Ground & Lobster Quadrille, we’ll have to Tell you all About It. You can Hear the Mock Turtle’s Story & Find out who Stole the Tarts from The Queen of Hearts EtcThe illustrations depict Alice's adventures. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Astounding Stories 1936 February, March, April, June : The Four Lovecraft Issues

      Street & Smith, 1936. ........Original pulp magazine, four issues. All four Lovecraft issues. All are vg+. February issue has a 1/4" tear at upper left front cover, March and April have previous owner name at top of the first page, June has a 1/4" chip at top of spine. .................. First Edition, First Printing. Paper. Very Good. Illus. by Howard V. Brown. Pulp Magazine.

      [Bookseller: Terry Nudds]
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        Pasiphaë

      Tunis: Editions de Mirages, 1936. Small quarto. 49 pp. From an edition of 380 copies, this is one of ten copies printed on Hollande paper. The first edition of a text that Matisse would later illustrate for one of his greatest books. Beautifully bound by Jacques Anthoine Legrain in full tan morocco, with the front and back covers featuring a delicate swirling pattern of gilt tooling accented by onlaid slivers of red morocco. Burgundy suede endpapers. A.e.g. Legrain, who was the son-in-law of acclaimed French binder Pierre Legrain, is noted for his subtle manipulation of spaced curves, which is used in this example to provide a sense of concentricity to the design. Very fine in wood-paneled slipcase, trimmed in morocco.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE

      New York: Simon & Schuster, 1936. First edition. Near Fine. A Near Fine copy of the book with spine gilt oxidized and cloth a trifle faded. Original flaps attached to the rear paste-down, showing the original $2.00 price and with "Chicago University" misprint. Excellent condition for a book that was widely read, annotated and shared.& & With a print run of just three thousand copies, first editions of this work are scarce; we could find no copies sold at auction. Generally regarded as the first best-seller "self-help" book, it has sold over 15 million copies and been translated into more than thirty languages. Required reading at many universities, Carnegie's theories are still as relevant today as 75 years ago. Just this year the Library of Congress included this title within its exhibition of "Books that Shaped America." An incredibly influential and iconic work and one that fits within several different types of collections: literature, culture, Americana, self-help, business, and others. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        Address of President Roosevelt Accepting the Democratic Nomination for President of the United States

      Philadelphia: N.p., 1936. (5)ff. A signed typewritten speech, given by Franklin Delano Roosevelt on June 27, 1936, in acceptance of his nomination as the Democratic candidate for president. Roosevelt signed the speech at the end in blue ink, and the pages have sixteen corrections in blue pencil, with one sentence that has been crossed out. In the 1936 election, Roosevelt was the incumbent and had already started work on his New Deal in the midst of the Great Depression. In the speech, Roosevelt acknowledges his “grave responsibility” to the American people, but, in light of the relief brought by his New Deal programs, he also emphasizes that “...we have won against the most dangerous of our foes — we have conquered fear.” He addresses economic inequality and denounces the “economic tyranny” of the “privileged princes of these new economic industries” who had “concentrated into their own hands an almost complete control over other people’s property, other people’s money, other people’s labor — other people’s lives.” At the end of the speech, he states that “...here in America we are waging a great war. It is not alone a war against want and destitution and economic demoralization. It is a war for the survival of democracy. We are fighting to save a great and precious form of government for ourselves and for the world.” Following this, in all capital letters, he closes the speech by saying “I accept the commission you have tendered me. I join you. I am enlisted for the duration of the war.” Roosevelt won the election in a landslide victory, with all but eight electoral votes, in a time of economic instability and high unemployment; his accomplishments and rhetoric were no match for his opponent, Republican Alf Landon. Pages measure 8 by 14 inches. The pages are stapled and taped together at the top, and the area stapled has been reinforced with a strip of paper adhered to the blank verso of the last page. Creases to the pages from being folded into quarters, perhaps to fit into the President’s pocket, else in fine condition.

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        The Story of Ferdinand

      New York: Viking, 1936. First edition of this classic work. Warmly inscribed by Munro Leaf. Near fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket that shows some of the usual fading to the spine and a small chip to the front panel. One of the most sought after children's book of the twentieth century, particularly scarce in this condition and signed. This is perhaps one of the finest 20th-century examples of the inspired wedding of a text and illustrations to make a children's book that as a whole is even greater than the sum of its parts-which are in themselves very fine indeed. The simple, delightful Leaf story about a Spanish bull who prefers the fragrance of flowers to the roar of the bull-ring is lovingly illustrated by Robert Lawson. The overworked word 'classic' is well deserved here. Children have adored The Story of Ferdinand ever since the book was published" (Early Children's Books and Their Illustrations).

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        Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain [Little Tim Series Number One]

      Oxford: Oxford University Press, No date stated [1936 actual]. First Edition. Hardback. Fair/[No dustjacket]: A reasonably presentable example. All notable faults: Very heavy wear on the backstrip, heavy wear on the corners and edges and regular light to moderate marks. Dustjacket not present. 18159. <b> Bibliographical Details: </b> First Edition.

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        QUAND LE BRUIT TRAVAILLE

      [Paris]: Editions G.L.M., 1936.. Small octavo. Typographically decorated wrappers. Mounted black & white photograph as frontis (after a drawing by Hans Bellmer). A fine copy. First edition of the precocious author&#39;s third book. One of 170 numbered copies on vélin, from a total edition of 205 (plus h.c. copies). Prassinos (born in Turkey in 1920) was quickly adopted by the surrealists as a creator of automatic writing par excellence. Her first book, LA SAUTERELLE ARTHRITIQUE was published in 1935, accompanied by a preface by Paul Éluard and a photograph by Man Ray.

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        New Orleans and its living past

      The first edition of the famous, New Orleans based photographer's first book of photographs, limited to 1030 copies, 1000 numbered for sale and signed by the contributors. Offered is example 46, number written in black ink, a low number copy in collectible condition, signed by the co-authors with well-executed full signatures on the justification page, Laughlin in blue ink, Cohn in black, the 63 silver gelatin photographs finely reproduced by the gravure process on an excellent woven paper, each on its own plate with facing descriptive text printed from type, some photos as large as 242 x 179 mm, complete in the publisher's ripe red peach woven cloth boards sewn with cream endpapers with bordeaux morocco label with gilt letters and cordovan paper board slipcase with beige paper label; no jacket issued; photographs in Laughlin's earlier style, taken 1936-38, chiefly at eye level of old and historic buildings and architectural elements he found distinctive, including lesser known house examples, inner patios & staircases, and fine ornamental wrought ironwork (balconies, railings, gates and door entries), some photos done while Laughlin was working for the Works Progress Administration Historic American Building Survey. CONDITION SUMMARY: Pages: bright and clean: outer bottom corner bump continues through: plate 27 (slightly wider) has slight fore-edge wear and 6 other slightly wider plates have slight fore-edge thumbing at slipcase pull and several tiny tears. Binding: Fine. Boards: bright and clean except spine with light sun fade and trace soiling: outer bottom corner bump on both sides, light on upper. Title Label: Fine. Case: Good; spine edges with wear including a foot bump and some splitting on either side of foot for 17 and 22 mm respectively; rear side with spots of light abrasion; title label toned with neatly penned copy number at foot, the inner edge with multiple tiny chips with loss. SIZE: Book: 322 x 250 mm (12.68 x 9.84 inches). Pages: 315 x 245 mm (12.4 x 9.65 inches): Full-Page gravures to 242 x 179 mm (9.53 x 7.05 inches within margins). PAGINATION: Confirmed complete; 172 pages with 63 fine b/w photograph plates with facing description. [6] leaves, preliminaries including half-title page, justification, frontispiece plate and title page; (1)-32 pages, overview of city from its beginnings through American Civil War with some description through 1917, each sheet with author heading on one side and title heading on other; [63] leaves, plates division sheet and suite of 62 plates with facing descriptive text of structures on Royal St, Bourbon St., Esplanade Avenue, etc, ending with 3 plates of Mardi Gras scenes. LAUGHLIN: His legacy has continued to grow since his death, with several books on life and work published in last decade and exhibitions continue to be mounted, including "The Dark Side", curated by Arthur Drooker. Taught himself to use a view camera at age 25 and began to work as a freelance architectural photographer. Early career included photographs for various branches of the Federal Government including the WPA Historic American Building Survey, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Office of Strategic Services. He also did work for Vogue, but quit after a dispute with editor, Edward Steichen. Had his first show in 1936 at the Delgado Museum, New Orleans, and in New York, at the influential Julien Levy Gallery in 1940. He would go on to have many one-man exhibitions, several in prominent museums, including a major retrospective in 1973 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Re: his decadent, dark side aesthetic and use of multiple exposure techniques, he said his aim was; "to probe the intangible psychological jungle in which every object is enmeshed". He made the majority of his 17,000 large-format negatives in Louisiana (1935-1965): with views of plantations, cemeteries, still lifes and New Orleans buildings and city scenes. (Collection is at the University of Louisville.) The New Orleans Museum of Art and the Historic New Orleans Collection hold prints of many of his works. COHN: a southerner and former resident of New Orleans as manager of Feibleman's Department Store, (later a Sears Roebuck), corner of Tchoupitoulas and St. Joseph; he wrote 10 books and many articles on aspects of American history and is perhaps best remembered for a famous sentence penned about the Mississippi River, later appropriated by Faulkner; "The Mississippi Delta begins in the lobby of the Peabody Hotel in Memphis and ends on Catfish Row in Vicksburg"; papers at the University of Mississippi. ADDITIONAL IMAGES: by request.

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        A Gun for Sale

      William Heinemann, London,, 1936. An Entertainment. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt, claret endpapers. Ownership signature to front pastedown, spine lightly cocked and a touch faded. First Edition, First Impression of one of Greene&#39;s most notable and least common early novels.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Washington Jitters

      New York / London: Alfred A. Knopf, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Gold cloth, lettering and illustration stamped in blue on upper board and spine; illustrated dust jacket. Inscribed by Trumbo on the front free-endpaper, thusly: "For Cleo Hefflon -- with many good wishes from one who is highly flattered! Dalton Trumbo / Hollywood / May 31, &#39;38." Just a little faint soiling along edges of text block, otherwise book is fine. Dust jacket a little scuffed along the edges, else fine, in mylar. An excellent copy.

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        California Arts & Architecture - Six Early Issues

      Los Angeles. Western States Publishing Company. 1936 - 1939 Bound in pictorial wrappers. Collection is cased in a custom flexible portfolio. Folio. 13" x 10". Illustrated with photographs, detailed plans, period advertiaing, etc. California Arts & Architecture was formed in 1929 by a merger of Pacific Coast Architect, established 1911, and California Southland, established 1918. Architecturally it was devoted to eclectic residential design-Tudor, Spanish Colonial, Mediterranean, Georgian, California amorphous. It preferred classic in larger projects, and now and then Art Deco (the Richfield Building, Bullocks Wilshire, both in Los Angeles) In 1930 it was a substantial magazine. Issues ran from 70 to 80 pages with lots of advertising. The editor was then Harris Allen, AIA, and there were familiar names among its contributors and advisors-Roland Coates, Sumner Spaulding, Ralph Flewelling, Wallace Neff. By 1933 the Great Depression had starved it down to 30 pages and subsequently into bankruptcy where John Entenza found it in 1938. Publication in Arts & Architecture became a portal to national and international recognition many for West coast Architects and a showcase for their cutting edge modernism. The magazine morphed into Arts & architecture in 1944. Arguably its most notable achievement was its Case Study House Program which, for 20 years advocated and influenced each evolutionary advancement in American residential design.A rare gathering of early, pre- A & A issues. All issues present usual sporadic soiling,chipping,light staining and several pencil markings to covers. Usual wear to spines with some minor splitting and chipping but all well attatched. One spine has been earlier strenthened with cello-tape. Several incidences of innocuous pencil annotation to interiors. Issues have a bit of a musty odor typical of old magazines. All in all, a Very Good collection.

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        2 autograph letters signed.

      Garmisch, 25. X. 1936. - 8vo. Altogether (4+1=) 5 pp. on double leaves. To the critic Alexander Berrsche. A long and comprehensive letter in which Strauss explains in detail what Berrsche had criticized in his review of an Academy Concert that Strauss had conducted: "You have heard quite right that it was less 'vivacious', less 'dashing' als usual [.] the brass remained 'affectless' and 'attenuated'. Beethoven's Scherzo was played (following Bulow's rule) for the first time at a moderate tempo, and only the second repetition was played in full Vivace, the finale was played one third slower as the world's most famous conductors used to do and what even Richard Wagner himself had postulated (erroneously, to my opinion) [.]".- Includes a typed letter to Berrsche by the publisher, and a letter from Strauss to a publishing house at Munich.

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        MADEMOISELLE CINGLADE

      Editions Prima 1936 In-8 broché. Complet des 12 illustrations hors texte en sépia de Marilac. Couv. originale illustrée avec rabats. 14 x 20 cm. "Mademoiselle Cinglade ! Quel surnom bien évocateur, et comme elle en est digne celle qui le porte. Après avoir su s'entourer de douces et passives amies, Mademoiselle Cinglade porte plus loin ses instincts flagellants. Habile manieuse du fouet, elle initiera à sa brûlante passion tout ce que le hasard mettra sur son chemin. Créant partout de la volupté dans la souffrance et l'humiliation, elle sera à la fois aimée et redoutée. Les pages magistralement écrites où la dominatrice passionnelle n'ayant plus que ses hautes guêtres de cuir pour toute parure, subit les châtiments qu'elle a si souvent infligés, ne sont pas les moins curieuses ni les moins suggestives de cet ouvrage. » (présentation de l'éditeur) L'un des plus beaux romans flagellants français des années 1920-30, pour l'originalité des illustrations de Marilac dont ce sera la seule contribution d'importance dans ce domaine. Ses étonnantes compositions fétichisent les croupes et les cuisses s'épanouissent, dans un style très peu académique qui magnifie le séant des dames, étranglant les chairs dans des corsets serrés. Dessins extrêmement fascinants qui font penser à Bellmer. Exemplaire en bel état, des rousseurs en 4ème de couverture. Sont joints deux prières d'insérer de l'éditeur sur ce titre et l'Amour fouetté, reprenant en illustration les couvertures des livres, format 10 x 13 cm

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        The Glories of Greece [Association Copy, Signed by Greer and by Seferis]

      Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Company, 1936. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. A Very Good copy of the first edition, first printing in the Publisher&#39;s original blue cloth, with the front board lettered in gilt and decorated in gilt, red, and white, and the spine lettered and decorated in gilt, and containing dozens of black and white photographs and illustrations (spine ends pushed, upper corners turned slightly inward, shelf wear to board bottoms with modest rubbing through to the underlying boards, small bump to the bottom of the rear board), in a Very Good dust jacket (some wear to the spine ends, a few tiny edge tears, light soiling), SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY CARL RICHARD GREER TO GEORGE SEFERIS on the title page as follows: "To / George / Sefereris / thank you for my / Athens - / Ever - / Carl - / Athens" [with the ending "Athens" written in Greek characters], and SIGNED BY GEORGE SEFERIS in Greek on the front free endpaper; Greer&#39;s account of his travels and explorations in and around Greece written to give his fellow Americans a better knowledge of that country to which, Greer states, few Americans traveled. A Greek Diplomat, Ambassador to the UK, and one of the Twentieth Century&#39;s most important Greek Poets, George Seferis won the 1963 Nobel Prize in Literature for "his eminent lyrical writing, inspired by a deep feeling for the Hellenic world of culture", making him the first Greek ever to have received the Prize. Beyond our shelves, books signed by George Seferis are quite scarce. A wonderful Association copy, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY CARL GREER TO NOBEL PRIZE WINNER GEORGE SEFERIS AND FURTHER SIGNED BY GEORGE SEFERIS.

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        GONE WITH THE WIND (Inscribed First Edition)

      New York: Macmillan, 1936. First edition. Fine. First printing, May 1936. A beautiful copy rebound in full green morocco with raised bands, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers and the original cloth bound in the rear. Internal contents are generally clean and fresh. Inscribed on the front end paper: "For Rose Harbaugh | Margaret Mitchell." Likely inscribed for Rose Oller Harbaugh who was the longtime manager of the book department at Marshall Fields department store in Chicago and who often sponsored book signings and other literary events.& & In all, a very handsome copy of this twentieth-century monolith; the basis for the critically acclaimed, 1939 film starring Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh. Mitchell managed to create a book that was both an engaging romance (without being sentimental) as well as a sympathetic portrayal of the devastation to the Southern way of life in the wake of the Civil War. No other work of literature more fully captures the old Southern gentility than "Gone With the Wind." "This is beyond a doubt one of the most remarkable first novels produced by an American writer. It is also one of the best." (J. Donald Adams, New York Times Book Review July 5, 1936). Fine.

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        Interest and Prices (Geldzins und Güterpreise)

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited,, 1936. A Study of the Causes Regulating the Value of Money. Translated from the German by R. F. Kahn. With an Introduction by Professor Bertil Ohlin. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt, two-line rules stamped in blind to head and tail of boards continued in gilt to spine. Very lightly rubbed at ends of spine. An excellent copy. First English language edition, first impression. Originally published in Germany in 1898. The most influential work of Swedish economist Knut Wicksell (1851&#150;1926), an important influence on the Keynesian school. This copy from the library of the writer E. H. Thörnberg, a "radical liberal" and "self-taught journalist, a lecturer to temperance societies and other organizations, the author of books on political parties and other popular movements, and am amateur sociologist who in 1939 was awarded an honorary degree PhD degree at the University of Uppsala" (Lai, Adam Smith Across Nations, p. 388). With his ownership signature on the front free endpaper. A lovely copy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Archive of 33 Broadsides and Pamphlets Related to the 1936 Re-election of Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

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        [U. S. A. trilogy, comprising] The 42nd Parallel; [with] 1919; [and] The Big Money

      New York: Harper & Brothers / Harcourt, Brace [through 1936], 1930. First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine+. Three octavo volumes (probably unread), First Printings, in the original publisher&#39;s bindings and pictorial dust jackets. The 42nd Parallel: First edition (so stated, with correct A-E code), one of only 7500 copies issued. xii,426pp. Maroon cloth spine, decorative orange paper covers with over-all silver and blue design (one of two variants&#151;no priority established), gilt paper spine label lettered in black, top edge stained orange, plain wove orange end papers. Just about Fine (spine label tarnished, very gently shelf rubbed, but binding tight and square); in better than Near Fine jacket (lightly chipped, spine panel slightly faded, but all lettering quite legible). 1919: First Edition (so stated), one of 10,250 released. viii,473,[1]pp. Orange cloth, upper cover and spine lettered in silver, top edge stained light chocolate. Fine, bright, square and tight; in better than Near Fine jacket, lightly rubbed with a few tiny chips. The Big Money: First Edition (so stated), one of 10,000 copies printed. viii,561,[1]pp. Blue cloth, upper cover and spine lettered in silver. Fine, in just about Fine jacket with light creasing to edges. Provenance: Bonhams Sale 19972, Lot 5175, collection of Michael Lerner with his book labels laid in. Potter 12, 13, 16. Modern Library 100, 23. & The 42nd Parallel, first novel in the trilogy, "opens at the dawn of a new century, and introduces both the formal divisions&#151;Newsreel, Camera Eye, biographies, and narratives&#151;as well as many of the characters that reappear throughout all three sections of this monumental work of American modernism. . . . track[ing] the struggles and successes of its five principle characters across an enormous geographic landscape, from the bustling urban space of New York and Chicago, past glimpses at the life of migrant labor in Middle America, to the tumultuous politics of Mexico City. According to Michael Denning, the title refers to &#39;an 1865 book, American Climatology, which suggested that North American storms followed the 42nd Parallel,&#39; and the &#39;novel seemed to follow its characters as if they were so many storms crossing the continent.&#39; . . . [Denning] also points out the fateful timeline for Dos Passos&#146; completion and publication of The 42nd Parallel. Dos Passos finished work on the first volume &#39;a few weeks before the Wall Street crash,&#39; and the book &#39;appeared in February 1930.&#39; . . . The 42nd Parallel therefore ends on a narrative precipice for the novel as a whole: the horror of World War I looms on U.S.A&#146;s horizon, just as the collapse of the market economy begins to influence its composition. . . . Largely a novel of World War I, 1919 swings on what Denning calls &#39;the irony of apparent victory, of winning the war and losing the peace.&#39; . . . As he does throughout U.S.A., Dos Passos intersperses his &#39;Camera Eye,&#39; &#39;Newsreel,&#39; and biographic sections within more traditional third person narratives. . . . In The Big Money, America rides the booms and busts of the 1920s towards the close of a tumultuous decade, the looming abyss of the Great Depression, and the novel&#146;s final vision of a divided nation. . . . If Denning is correct in contending that &#39;U.S.A. is no longer a contemporary novel&#133;It is an epitaph for an America that no longer exists,&#39; the problem of political classes, of a divided American nation surely endures.&#39;" (The Literary Encyclopedia) Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        Signed Artist&#39;s Proofs of the Wood Engravings by Rudolph Ruzicka for the Overbrook Press Edition of "The Happy Prince and Other Tales"

      Stamford, CT: Overbrook Press, (1936). Folio. Six color engravings illustrating Oscar Wilde&#39;s text, each signed by the artist and mounted on a 13 by 10-inch off-white matte. This suite of prints, one of only twenty sets, comprises the full set of the engravings that appeared in the edition of the book. Housed in a cloth-backed folding portfolio, with paper label to the cover. Some toning to the mattes around the edges, portfolio lightly sunned and slightly soiled, else a very fine, rare presention, with no rubbing whatsoever.

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        ANTONIN RAYMOND; HIS WORK IN JAPAN 1920-1935 [Lbc]

      Tokyo Japan: Johnto Shoin. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1936. First Edition. Spiral bound. Architecture; B/w photgraphs; Oblong 4to 11" - 13; 29, 104+plates pages; 280 x 315 mm). Numerous black and white photographic reproductions. Burlap covers, rice paper title page. , spiral bound. Condition: light toning. &#147;This book presents architectural elements developed in Japan over a period of 17 years. &#148; Very interesting mostly starkly modern and quite oriental designs. Illus. In photographs and line drawings. Photographs accompanied by brief architectural plans. Alternate English, French and Japanese language. Contents unmarked, unpaginated. No date but 1936. 19 full page plates [11 x 12"], and over 100 illustrations plus smaller photos of 2 or more to the page. Raymond, born in 1888 in Kladno / Prague, was in 1910 in the United States. In 1916 he met Frank Lloyd Wright and went with him after the First World War to Japan. He remained (except 1937-47) until his death in 1976 in Japan. - Raymond built in Japan, public and private buildings. His work, which sought to combine traditional Japanese design with modern architecture, is well documented. .

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        The Tenements of Chicago 1908&#150;1935

      Chicago: The University of Chicago Press,, 1936. Assisted by Sophonisba P. Breckenridge and Other Associates in the School of Social Service Administration of the University of Chicago. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece and illustrations from photographs throughout, 6 folding maps. Partial toning to endpapers. An excellent copy in the jacket with slightly faded spine panel and two closed tears to the lower panel which have been carefully repaired. First edition, first impression of this landmark study of tenement neighbourhoods in Chicago. Inscribed by both authors on the front free endpaper, "To Joan Kain, A. M. Chicago, 1938. With warm regards & good wishes from Edith Abbott [and in Breckenridge&#39;s hand] and Sophonisba P. Breckenridge". The authors were both prominent social scientists and reformers. Abbott earned a PhD in economics and penned over 100 books and articles calling for improved social welfare and the alleviation of poverty, and in 1935 she was one of the drafters of the Social Security Act. Breckenridge was, in 1895, the first woman admitted to the Kentucky bar, and later earned a PhD in economics. She moved to Chicago in 1907 and began working on issues related to poverty before becoming a full professor at the University of Chicago. In 1925 the two women co-founded the influential journal Social Service Review, which is still published by the University of Chicago. An attractive copy, uncommon in the dust jacket.

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        Biggles & Co. [5]

      Published by Oxford University Press, Amen House, London First Edition 1936. London 1936. First edition hard back binding in publisher&#39;s original grey cloth covers and top edge, navy lettering and framed navy illustration to spine, biplane on runway and three small aircraft hangers behind to upper panel. 8vo 1.9 thick x 7½" x 5½" 256 pp. Colour frontispiece and six monochrome illustrations by Howard Leigh and Alfred Sindall. Slight spine slant, free from foxing. Near Fine condition book in near Fine condition professionally restored dust wrapper, principally at the head of the spine, not price clipped 3/6. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper and can easily be removed should you so wish.

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        SAND

      [n.p.] New York: [n.d.] 1936: Audrey Wood, 1936 Williams, Tennessee. SAND. [n.p.] New York: [n.d.] 1936. 8vo., 8 pp. rectos only. First Edition of this carbon original typrescript short story about "Old Mr. & Mrs. Kramer"*, first submitted to STORY magazine. Punch bound blue stiff printed wrappers of the Liebling-Wood Agency, 551 Fifth Ave. New York. House File Copy. [Audrey Wood was Williams&#39; literary agent. From 1939 Wood helped guide & focus Williams&#39; writing. With her nurturing, he created some of his greatest works, including: Menagerie, Streetcar & Cat]. A fine copy. Very uncommon example in private hands. *Notebooks By Tennessee Williams, Edited by Margaret Bradham Thornton - Entry for Tuesday, 31, March, 1936.. Unsigned Playscript. 1st Edition.

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        YOUNG MEN IN SPATS

      Herbert Jenkins. London.,1936. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. A fine, unread copy in the publishers variant orange binding, with black lettering and ruled lines to the front board. Spine with black rules, lettering and publishers device. The rear board has the publishers name and device stamped to the middle. This First edition was also issued in green cloth with the same design on the spine and boards. A fine copy in the near fine original full colour illustrated dustwrappper. Price of 7&#39;6 to the spine. This wrapper is either a variant of McIlvaine&#39;s 1st issue or is one of a number specially printed for a Colonial Edition, either way it is not recorded by McIlvaine. This wrapper conforms to McIlvaine&#39;s description of the 1st state wrapper in every way except on the lower inside flap where she calls for "list of 19 titles by Wyndham Martyn, the last being Spies of Peace at 7/6 net". This wrapper does have 19 titles listed by Martyn but with 2 titles, ending with Spies at Peace, priced at 7/6 at the top and the other 17 titles listed below it, ending with Anthony Trent, Master Criminal, at 2/6. One closed tear, without loss, to the very top of the front panel and only affecting the white area to the right of the lettering. A few tiny nicks from the spine but overal a near fine example, the colours still bright and fresh. A lovely, sharp copy. ( Eileen McIlvaine. -- P. G. Wodehouse. A Comprehensive Bibliography and Checklist).:

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        Laughing Gas

      London: Herbert Jenkins Limited,, 1936. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black, red top-stain. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled and faded, very light rubbing to corners, topstain faded, spotting to edges and to early and late leaves. A very good copy in the rubbed and faded jacket with a few chips and some loss to ends of spine panel. First edition, first impression. Advance review copy, with the publisher&#39;s advance review slip tipped in on the title page.

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

      Adelphi Theater, october 2, 1936. 8vo (7-3/4 x 5-5/8 in.). Leaf from Eisentaedt&#39;s notebook, recto and verso. Fine

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        WALDEN OR LIFE IN THE WOODS

      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1936. Hardcover. Contents fine; boards with bump to upper front corner; spine with some of the black rubbed off in a few spots but not badly sunned or worn; slipcase with one bottom edge neatly repaired the length with sympathetic brown tape otherwise quite nice. Very Good in a Very Good slipcase. 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 #431 of 1500 SIGNED by the photographer on the colophon page.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        THE RETURN OF THE WEED ... ILLUSTRATED WITH ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPHS BY PETER HURD

      New York & London: Harper & Bros., 1936.. Small quarto. Green cloth, paper spine label. Characteristic fading to the spine, large bookplate of James S. Copley on front pastedown, otherwise a very good copy, without the original slipcase (however the label is present). Later half morocco slipcase and chemise. First edition, limited issue. One of 250 numbered copies for sale, from a total edition of 350 numbered copies, signed by the author and artist. The original lithographs, printed from the stone, are either inserted, or in the case of the frontis, tipped in. A classic of Southwestern literary/artistic collaboration.

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        RUPERT ANNUAL 1936 - THE NEW ADVENTURES OF RUPERT

      Published by Daily Express, 1936. Hardback. Very Good/Very Good. Illustrated by Bestall, Alfred. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. The very first Rupert annual and the first Rupert book to be illustrated by Alfred Bestall. Red cloth with illustration of Rupert sitting reading on front cover. Black, red and white illustrations. The first time Rupert appeared wearing his now famous red jumper. (Tourtel&#39;s Rupert was dressed in blue). 124pp. First story is Rupert and the Wonderful Kite. Name in ink in belongs to box. One gathering foxed, remainder of contents beautifully clean! Paintings neatly coloured in with pencil crayon. Original wrapper has a few small edge-chips and is foxed on verso showing through slightly to outside. Book covers beautifully bright and clean. A lovely copy, rare in original wrapper. [R]

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        Reichsautobahn: Schleiz-Bayreuth Los 16

      Augsburg: Thormann & Stiefel A.G., 1936. Fine in string-tied calligraphic burlap boards.. Original handmade Nazi photographic album, documenting a portion of the construction of Hitler&#39;s Reichsautobahn. String-bound oblong quarto, hand-titled. Presented by the German company Thormann & Stiefel A.G. to the Reichsautobahndirektor, Hafen. Letter on company stationary laid in (and signed Heil Hitler). With 82 captioned 3 1/2 X 4 1/2 inch tissue-guarded photographs, each four to a page, obsessively depicting the construction of the relevant section of highway. The images are of an exceptionally high quality. Direct overtones of later movements in German photography are evident here.

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        (Springenschmid, Karl) Eine Wahre Geschichte. Worte und Bilder von Zwei Deutschen aus dem Auslande

      Stuttgart: Franckh&#39;sche Verlagshandlung, 1936. Quarto. (16)ff. Illustrated in color by Poldi Mühlmann. Text printed in Suetterlin. A children&#39;s book that presents the story of Adolf Hitler&#39;s life from childhood to his rise to power, though he is never mentioned by name in the text, nor is he explicitly depicted in the illustrations. In a letter from the publisher, which is laid into this copy, it is also mentioned that the names of the author and illustrator have been withheld to prevent their persecution in their native Austria. Springenschmid was an early Nazi party member, and as head of the Salzburg school system, was instrumental in the book burning that took place in Salzburger Residenzplatz in 1938. This is a relatively early work by Springenschmid, and one of the most uncommon: there are no copies recorded in institutions. Touch of browning to extremities, else a fine copy in pictorial boards backed with blue cloth.

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        PEER GYNT

      Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1936. 1st thus edition.. Hardback. Very Good. Illustrated by Rackham, Arthur. Very good condition with no wrapper. Deluxe edition bound in cream vellum and limited to 460 copies. Gilt titles to spine and front cover. Gilt vignette to front. 12 mounted colour plates with captioned tissue guards plus b/w illustrations to text. Top edge gilt, other edges uncut. SIGNED by Arthur Rackham. Copy No. 347. Edges rubbed. some discolouration to covers. Inscription in ink to first blank page. Contents fine with some pages unopened. All plates present and in fine condition. Contained in publisher&#39;s original cardboard slipcase which has wear to edges and small splits at top and bottom. This copy would make a wonderful gift. [S]

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        The Works of George Santayana. Signed Triton Edition. (Complete in 15 volumes)

      NY: Scribner, 1936. Complete 15 Volume Triton Edition. SIGNED, limited edition. Published NY: Scribner, 1936-1940, first editions, limited to 940 numbered copies, set number 430. signed by author in volume 1. 8vo., 6 3/4" x 9 3/4," illustrated with a frontis in each volume. This is the first collected edition of Santayana&#39;s work and contains some previously unpublished works. Cream linen cloth with 2-color spine labels and royal blue paper covered boards, embossed gilt design on covers, top edge gilt, edges untrimmed, many leaves unopened, printed on rag paper. Slight scuffing to a few covers, light foxing spots on some front edges and pastedowns, discoloration stain on spine of last volume, previous owner&#39;s name on pastedowns. Near fine, crisp, clean set. . 1st. Hard. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo.

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        The works of George Santayana (15 volumes)

      C. Scribner&#39;s sons, 1936. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: C. Scribners Sons. 8vo. 15 volumes complete. Limited Triton Edition, of which only 940 were printed. This volume is Number 224. Inscribed by Santayana on second leaf of Volume I. Hardcover. No dust jackets as issued. Quarter bound in white cloth with decorative spine label. Dark blue cloth boards with gilt embossed emblem on front cover. Tight bindings and solid boards. Minimal shelf wear. Slight sunning to spines. Gilt page ends. Clean, unmarked pages. Uncut leaves.<br><br>v. 1. Sense of beauty.--v. 2.--Interpretations of poetry and religion.--v. 3-5. Life of reason.--v. 6. Three philosophical poets.--v. 8. Character and opinion in the United States.--v. 9. Soliloquies in England and later soliloquies.--v. 10. Dialogues in limbo.--v. 11-12. The last puritan.--v. 13. Scepticism and animal faith.--v. 14. Realms of being<br><br>Philosopher, poet, literary and cultural critic, George Santayana is a principal figure in Classical American Philosophy. His naturalism and emphasis on creative imagination were harbingers of important intellectual turns on both sides of the Atlantic. His Hispanic heritage, shaded by his sense of being an outsider in America, captures many qualities of American life missed by insiders, and presents views equal to Tocqueville in quality and importance. Beyond philosophy, only Emerson may match his literary production.<br><br>The entirety of Santayanas works are collected in this set, which remains in near-immaculate condition. Ships daily.

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        Absalom Absalom

      Random House 1936 Random House, New York 1936. First Edition / First Printing. Dated 1936 on the title and copyright pages with no additional printings listed. Black cloth stamped in red and gold. Top edges red. Folding map at the rear of Jefferson and Yoknapatawpha County. {ref: McBride, Petersen A17c}. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards and spine, light shelf wear, clean pages, mild age toning, previous owner's inscription at the rear endpaper, short tear at the rear endpaper. The dust jacket is not present.

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        Missing from Their Homes

      London: Hutchinson & Co.,, [1936]. Short Stories on the Familiar broadcasts for Missing Persons by H. E. Bates, E. M. Delafield, Anthony Berkeley, Louis Golding, Mrs. Belloc-Lowndes, Graham Greene, Phyllis Bentley, Arthur Machen. A. E. Coppard, R. H. Mottram, L. A. G. Strong. Octavo. Original yellow cloth, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. Spine and edges of boards tanned, lightly rubbed at extremities, front endpapers toned, a few small spots to edges of text block. A very good copy in the rubbed and dulled jacket. First edition, first impression of this collection of eleven short stories based on missing persons radio broadcasts, featuring the first appearance in print of Graham Greene&#39;s A Drive in the Country and Belloc Lowndes&#39;s An Early SOS. Not in Miller. An extremely scarce book.

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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER, SIGNED, TO L. P. JACKS

      Mount Royal, Marble Arch, London. 14 October 1936.. Two pages, ca. 175 words, in ink, on recto and verso of quarto sheet of letterhead. Horizontal fold for mailing, otherwise about fine. Folding cloth slipcase. A fine letter from Huxley to Lawrence Pearsall Jacks (1860 - 1955), British Unitarian Minister, professor of Philosophy and Theology at Manchester College, and progressive advocate of social justice and revision of military policy. Huxley apologizes for a possible oversight in their correspondence, attempts to arrange a meeting (in part to introduce him to Gerald Heard "who, as you doubtless know, is an indefatigable worker in the cause of peace and would very much like to have the opportunity of talking with you ..."), and continues: "I read the Alexander Hamilton article with very great interest. What an instructive parallel it is! And how did Wilson manage to miss the significance of it? Have you yet read Russell&#39;s new book, &#39;Which Way to Peace&#39;? It is a most admirably lucid argument leading by remorseless logic to the complete pacifist position." Signed "Yours sincerely Aldous Huxley."

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        Ulysses

      The Bodley Head 1936 - This is number 641 from a 900 print run of the first UK edition from 1936, the boards has some minor marking and age toning, corners have some pushing, there is a previous owner bookplate to ffep and paperstamp to title page, front and rear endpages have hinge cracks, binding is still tight, please see pics, I'm happy to supply further pics, just get in touch, paypal accepted. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mr. Loveday&#39;s Little Outing

      London: Chapman & Hall, Ltd.,, 1936. And Other Sad Stories. Octavo. Original red and black decorated cloth, titles to spine gilt, inner hinges reinforced as issued. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece by Thomas Derrick. Bookplate to front free endpaper, printed profile of Waugh neatly tipped-in on the half-title, and his printed portrait tipped-in on the verso of the same leaf. Cloth fresh. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with toned spine panel and a few minor nicks and short splits at the folds. First edition, first impression, of Waugh&#39;s macabre collection of short stories. The cloth binding, in the standard red-and-black snakeskin pattern used for Waugh&#39;s novels in this period, was issued as a "Flexiback Binding" with extra reinforcement of rubberised linen tape at the inner hinges. Copies in jackets as nice as this one are uncommon.

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        Love Night. A Laotian Gallantry

      London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1936. Octavo. 140pp., plus (6)ff. From an edition of 200, this is one of 75 copies specially bound, with an extra suite of the six wood engravings by John Buckland Wright housed in an endpaper pocket. An idyllic play by Powys Mathers about a festival night in a Laotian village, printed on Japan vellum. This was the first book published by Christopher and Anthony Sandford and Owen Rutter. Light rubbing to extremities of green vellum boards, trimmed and titled in gilt, else fine. T.e.g.

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        Mr. Loveday&#39;s Little Outing

      London: Chapman & Hall, Ltd.,, 1936. And Other Sad Stories. Octavo. Original red and black decorated cloth, titles to spine gilt, inner hinges reinforced as issued. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece by Thomas Derrick. An excellent copy in the somewhat rubbed and chipped dust jacket. First edition, first impression, of Waugh&#39;s macabre collection of short stories. The cloth binding, in the standard red-and-black snakeskin pattern used for Waugh&#39;s novels in this period, was issued as a "Flexiback Binding" with extra reinforcement of rubberised linen tape at the inner hinges.

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        Love Night; A Laotian Gallantry

      London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1936. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine condition. Buckland Wright. Illustrated with engravings by Buckland Wright. One of 75 specially bound copies of which this is Number 21 of a total of 195 copies printed on English vellum-paper accompanied by a set of 6 extra plates. Bound in full green vellum lettered in gilt on the spine. Contained in a green cloth slipcase, with the suite of extra plates in a folder made of cloth covered boards. The vellum has a few water spots, but all near fine condition. Tight, clean and bright.

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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