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        Test Tube Baby

      New York: Godwin, Publishers. Good. 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. (no dust jacket) [ex-rental library book, marked only with stamped library name on both endpapers ("Property of Green Tree Library"), moderate external wear, front hinge a little weak, spotting/soiling to covers]. The second of three pulp novels published published by Fuller under his own name in the 1930s (he claimed in his autobiography to have written many more, under a variety of pseudonyms). The story, as Fuller explained it, has to do with a young man who had been "conceived scientifically, then brought up by his mother to be the ideal son." However, Mom wasn't counting on her grown-up boy eventually learning some additional facts of life from an amoral young lady named Peggy, "a fascinating wench who may not have eaten her spinach but certainly knew her onions." A rarity for sure, and like Fuller's first novel, "Burn, Baby, Burn!," a vivid embodiment of the future film director's pulp-fiction-tabloid-journalism sensibility. .

      [Bookseller: ReadInk]
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        Evening Prayer, Mission Santa Barbara

      1936. Fine condition. Approximately 8-1/4 x 10-1/8 inches image area .

      [Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books]
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        The Princess Comes Across (Original screenplay for the 1936 film)

      Los Angeles, CA: Paramount Pictures, 1936. Draft script for the 1936 film. A very interesting early draft of the script, with a cast page that includes George Raft, who was replaced by Fred MacMurray late in pre-production. Raft left the production when Ted Tetzlaff was announced as the director, as Tetzlaff had caused Lombard to outshine Raft in the duo's previous film, "Rumba." MacMurray's placement against Lombard was fortuitous, as the pair (who had made "Hands Across the Table" the previous year) went on to make "Swing High, Swing Low" and "True Confessions" after this film.& & One of the most cynical and underrated screwball comedies, with Lombard and MacMurray at the peak of their speed-talking greatness. Tightly wound into the story of Lombard posing as the (fake) Swedish Princess Olga and MacMurray's no-nonsense, accordion-playing bandleader with a shady past is a rather dense murder mystery that plays out in tandem with the screwball structure.& & Recently rebound in tan cloth, with the original blue front wrapper adhered to the front board. Front wrapper shows a date of February 4th, 1936. Title page present, dated February 4, 1936. 141 leaves, mimeograph, with blue revision pages throughout, dated variously between 2-7-36 and 2-14-36. Pages about Fine, boards about Fine.& & Harvey, pp. 214-215.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Biggles & Co

      Published by Oxford University Press, Amen House, London First edition 1936. First edition hard back binding in publisher'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 monochrome illustrations by Howard Leigh and Alfred Sindall. White church label to front end paper, touch of foxing to fore edge, light soiling to pale cloth covers, first edition laser colour copy dust wrapper, not price clipped 3/6. Dust wrapper supplied in archival acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA]
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        A Pamphlet of Sonnets

      Majorca: Caravel Press (1936) - Majorca: Caravel Press (1936). A beautifully produced collection of the American Surrealist's poetry, accompanied by an illustration by his lover, Pavel Tchelitchew. One of 50 special copies (this being #3) signed by the author and illustrator. In addition, this copy is inscribed to Julien Levy and his wife Joella on front endpaper. An unusually nice copy, with only light wear and a bit of browning to sheets.

      [Bookseller: Elysium Books]
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      John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1936 - One of 100 copies signed by the author, of an edition of 1,000 copies, on mould-made paper and bound in vellum (the other 900 copies are on japon vellum and bound in green buckram) 4to Spine a little marked and dulled, otherwise a fine, bright copy in typically somewhat rubbed patterend paper slipcase with printed label. Presentation Copy, so inscribed below Joyce?s signature on the statement of limitation page. Loosely inserted is the publisher?s printed announcement of this the "final and definitive edition", once folded so as to fit inside the book The inscription "Presentation Copy" is an unknown but elegant hand. This copy is therefore unnumbered. Original full vellum with Homeric bow by Eric Gill on each cover, top edge gilt, others uncut [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Wheel Spins (The Lady Vanishes) The Lady Vanishes

      Collins Crime Club, 1936. First UK edition. Hardcover. Very Good/poor. The Wheel Spins (The Lady Vanishes) - Ethel Lina White& & first edition, first impression, Collins Crime Club, London& & 1936 First Edition. & & An impossible first edition to find anywhere , please try , and let me know if you find one !!!& & Front of DJ pasted to front board & DJ inner flap pasted to front paste down endpaper.& & Mild foxing to textblock & edge , front hinge repair.& & Spine slightly sunned , nick to top of spine.

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        Gutenberg and the Catholicon of 1460. A bibliographical essay by Margaret Bingham Stillwell. Together with an original leaf

      "Edmund Byrne Hackett, the Brick Row Bookshop, Inc." New York: "Edmund Byrne Hackett, the Brick Row Bookshop, Inc.". 1936. "Folio, pp. [10], 27, [1]; original blindstamped maroon cloth lettered in gilt, maroon cloth chemise and slipcase; generally fine. With a typed letter from Edmund Byrne Hackett laid in acknowledging payment for this copy. & & The leaf is from the imperfect Sloane- Poor- Kretch copy, leaves of which were sold by the Brick Row Book Shop as late as the early 1960s, and the bulk of which were originally distributed with Stillwell's essay in 1936. & & The leaf itself (printed in Mainz, by the printer of the Catholicon, not before 1469) measures approximately 14½"" x 11"", with rubricated initials, text in double column, 66 lines per column. The Catholicon, while not as famous as its old brother, the 42-line Bible, is noted for its being the first book to name its place of printing, and the first extensive work of a secular nature to be published. Compiled by Joannes Balbus, the text consists of a grammar and a dictionary of mediaeval Latin - it is the first dictionary ever printed - and treats the etymology of Latin terms in vogue during the Middle Ages. The leaf accompanying this copy is from the letter O, ""Occidentalis"" to ""Offela,"" and including the work ""oculus"" for which there is a 20-line definition.& & Goff B20; Hain-Copinger 2254*; GW 3182; BMC I, 39. "

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        Of Human Bondage

      New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1936 - First Illustrated edition, No. 709 of 751 SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND ARTIST. 8vo. Illustrated by Randolph Schwabe. Original gray buckram. Mint copy in fine dust jacket and in the publisher's slipcase with mounted Schwabe illustration. Stott A21d [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Gone with the Wind

      MacMillan Company, 1936. Hardcover. Near Fine. MacMillan Company, New York 1936. Second Printing of the First Edition. Published June 1936 on the copyright page no additional printings listed. Gray Cloth boards with blue lettering. Book Condition: Near Fine+, clean boards and spine. Tight spine, clean pages, soft shelf wear. Removed address plate at the front endpaper left minor erasures. The dust jacket is not present.

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        Thorns of Thunder

      London: Europa Press, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First edition, # 95 of 600 copies of this book of poems. Although not stated, book was published in 1936. Includes a drawing by Pablo Picasso and translations by Samuel Beckett, Man Ray and Ruthven Todd among several others. About very good with sunning to spine and offsetting to endpapers. Unclipped jacket has sunning to spine and a decent sized chip to top of spine. Tape reinforcements to spine areas only visible from verso. Despite flaws, a nice copy of a scarce book.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        100% Money

      ADELPHI COMPANY, NEW YORK 1936 - blue hardcover worn gold gilt title to spine cover; Presentation copy signed & inscribed by Irving fisher to Alexander Ueland he wrote William Jermyn Florence: Shriner and Humanitarian in 1958 its biography. good binding. corners worn slightly bumped spine; 100 % Money - Designed to keep checking banks 100% liquid; to prevent inflation and deflation; largely to cure or prevent depressionl and to wipe out much of the National Debt; index DATE PUBLISHED: 1936 EDITION: REVISED ED 257 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Los Institutos para obreros. Abren las puertas de la Eseñanza superior a los Trabajadores españoles. Offset.

      Valencia, Lit. S. Dura Soclialzada U.G.T., C.N.T., 1936 - 114 x 82 cm, Zustand B Miisterio de Instruccion publica. 1200 gr.

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        Agents and Patients

      London: Duckworth,, 1936. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Cloth spotted and faded, extremities rubbed, spine rolled, ring mark to lower board. A very good copy in the rubbed and dulled jacket with toned spine panel and a few minor nicks and splits. First edition, first impression. Rare in the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Twenty-Five Poems.

      London, Dent, 1936. - First edition; 8vo; original paper covered boards and dust jacket. The author's second book of verse, like the first it emerged from the notebooks which Thomas had been writing from the age of 15. The first of his volumes to be published by Dent in an edition of 730 copies. Rolf B3. Fine in a near fine dust jacket which has minute loss to the head of the spine. A lovely copy.

      [Bookseller: York Modern Books PBFA ABA]
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        The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money

      London: Macmillan and Co. Limited,, 1936. Octavo. Original dark green cloth, titles to spine gilt, double line rule to boards in blind continued in gilt to spine. With the dust jacket. Small bookseller's stamp to the front passtedown. A clean bright copy in the rubbed and slightly soiled jacked with some small chips and short tears, spine panel darkened, small stain to lower corner or the upper panel. First edition, first impression. Written in the aftermath of the great depression, Keynes's masterwork is generally regarded as probably the most influential social science treatise of the century; it quickly and permanently changed the way the world looked at the economy and the role of government in society.

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        Mr. Tutt's case book: Being a collection of his most celebrated trials

      C. Scribner's Sons, 1936. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936. First edition. Hardcover. 676 pp. Near fine, in very good price-clipped jacket. Mild tanning at page edges. Jacket toned on the spine, slightly at edges. Mild chipping at the head of the spine. In archival mylar wrap and presents beautifully. No markings. An exemplary copy.

      [Bookseller: Stick Figure Books (ABAA/ILAB)]
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        Turn Magic Wheel

      New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1936. First Edition. Despite the aforementioned flaws, it bears mentioning that the jacket is completely unrestored, and jacketed copies of this book in any condition are quite scarce. Powell is one of the unsung satirists of American fiction, whose work in recent years has enjoyed renewed interest. First Printing. Octavo (20cm.); light beige linen over boards, titles and design stamped in red and blue on the spine and front cover; red topstain; dustjacket; 281pp. Slight lean, with large dampstain to left edge of rear board, extending into upper edge of textblock; about Very Good. The unclipped dustjacket has general wear, including some shallow chipping at the spine ends, a vertical crease running the length of the spine, and a few edge tears, with corresponding dampstaining and bleed-through on the rear panel; just Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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        Doze Desenhos De Lisboa. Alfama Por Alvaro Canelas

      S.P.N., [c.1936], [Lisbon?] - 12 beautiful monochrome prints of Lisbon, housed within the original publisher's brushed cloth, lettered folio. Each print is numbered 71/100, and signed by the artist in pencil. A fine set of prints, but for the slighest of marking to the margins of two plates. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquates]
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        Six Against the Yard

      London: Selwyn & Bount,, [1936]. In which [the six authors] Commit the Crime of Murder which Ex-Superintendent Cornish, C.I.D., is called upon to solve. Octavo. Original salmon pink cloth, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. Slight rubbing to ends and board edges, spotting to edges and early leaves, a very good copy in the jacket with faint dust-soiling to rear panel and small chips to ends and corners. First edition, first impression. Stamped on the title page in purple ink "With the Publisher's Compliments".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Memoirs of an Unconventional Soldier

      London: Ivor Nicholson and Watson Limited,, 1936. Octavo. Original red cloth, title gilt to the spine, red top-stain. Double portrait frontispiece and 7 other plates, 5 folding maps and 11 pages of diagrams at the rear. A little rubbed, the spine sunned, top-stain a touch faded and with a slight tide-mark in the rear corner, endpapers and edges mildly foxed, overall a very good copy. First edition of this far from common autobiography of the pioneer of all tank pioneers. A wonderful association copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper; "To Cuthbert Headlam - in remembrance of the days in which we lived, and each in our own small way strove to do something worth doing - from JFC Fuller, 24/4/36," and with a one-page autograph letter signed from Fuller to Headlam of the same date, together with Headlam's version of their meeting in a page of pencilled notes. In it Fuller apologises for the account of given in the book of his meeting with Headlam during the War. As Fuller recalled it, he was requested to "give all the assistance [he] could to Major C. Headlam, who had been instructed to write a Tank Manual." Fuller found this strange as "thus far all notes etc., on tank tactics and training had been written by myself." Not so strange, as Headlam was at this time the British Expeditionary Force's principal doctrine writer. Headlam visited Fuller at Tank Corps HQ at Bermicourt Château "to be primed up. He stated quite frankly that he knew nothing about tanks. Then I asked him if he were a regular soldier, and as he said 'No,' I replied; 'Well, anyhow you will start without a handicap." Headlam remembered differently, as his pencilled notes included here show. When he had confessed to his lack of knowledge about tanks, Fuller had asked him how he could possibly write a manual on the subject, and in answer to his enquiry about the available literature had thrown open "a huge cupboard which went all along the wall - thus displaying endless files." To which Headlam explained that he couldn't possibly wade through "all that stuff," and requested that Fuller "sort out the files you think most important … what I want is a good brief." Headlam concludes "We parted firm friends and he sent me the files … I produced the manual which (for the time being at any rate) satisfied the tank men and the infantry commanders. Of course it was quite obvious that JF was anxious to write the manual himself, but that he was quite the wrong man to do so." In his letter Fuller apologises for appearing "disparaging," and agrees that "I ought to have mentioned the pamphlet, it was a good one, but like so many of GHQ productions came out too late to be of real use." Concluding, "What I liked about it most was that you did not see difficulties. I am always accused for overlooking the difficulties of others; but surely nine-tenths of the art of war consists in doing this." Headlam's engraved armorial bookplate to the front pastedown.

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        Test Tube Baby

      New York: Godwin, Publishers. Good. 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. (no dust jacket) [ex-rental library book, marked only with stamped library name on both endpapers ("Property of Green Tree Library"), moderate external wear, front hinge a little weak, spotting/soiling to covers]. The second of three pulp novels published published by Fuller under his own name in the 1930s (he claimed in his autobiography to have written many more, under a variety of pseudonyms). The story, as Fuller explained it, has to do with a young man who had been "conceived scientifically, then brought up by his mother to be the ideal son." However, Mom wasn't counting on her grown-up boy eventually learning some additional facts of life from an amoral young lady named Peggy, "a fascinating wench who may not have eaten her spinach but certainly knew her onions." A rarity for sure, and like Fuller's first novel, "Burn, Baby, Burn!," a vivid embodiment of the future film director's pulp-fiction-tabloid-journalism sensibility. .

      [Bookseller: ReadInk]
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        WHOSE CONSTITUTION An Inquiry Into the General Welfare

      Reynal & Hitchcock 1936 DJ darkened and lightly chipped along edges. Pages browned and with extremely light occasional dampstaining ; SIGNED by Henry A. Wallace on front free endpaper with black ink. Extremely rare! ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 336 pages

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        Tales from Grimm;

      Coward-McCann, Inc, 1936-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Signed. New York: Coward-McCann, 1936: Signed. First Edition, First Printing with no later printed listed on the copyright page; in a dust jacket with the corners clipped. Signed by Wanda Gag at the verso of the front free end paper, at the bottom of the sheet in black ink. In Good overall condition. Clean pages, with some signs of use and age. Sound binding. Exterior shows sunning, rubbing, edge wear and fraying to the cloth at the corners. The dust jacket shows rubbing, tears, creases, and edge wear with some chipping and loss. A nice copy overall, rare signed.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        Telehor 1-2: The International Review New Vision

      Brno: Fr. Kalidova, 1936. Tiny nick by the top of the spiral binding (with a small, unobtrusive tape repair at the verso); a near fine copy in illustrated color spiral-bound wrappers, with the page of perforated subscription cards intact. A beautiful example of a fragile volume. Housed in a custom box.. First Edition. Spiral-bound quarto. The first and only issue of this periodical edited by Moholy-Nagy, given over entirely to him, with 69 photographs, photograms, constructions, and film clips, 9 of which are reproduced in color. Introduction by Siegfried Gideon. Text by Moholy-Nagy in Czech, German, English, and French. One of the most important and rare of Moholy-Nagy's publications, and one of the seminal texts not only of his New Vision movement, but indeed the entire history of the prewar European avant-garde.

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        Gone With the Wind

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1936 First edition, first printing, dated May 1936. Finely bound in full blue Morocco, with five raised bands and gilt ruled panels to the spine, gilt lettering and contrasting leather labels to the spine. A near fine or better copy, with a hint of rubbing to the spine, light spotting to the front free endpapers and the half-title page, a hint of spotting to the page edges, else fine. Overall, a clean and extremely attractive copy. Gone with the Wind won Margaret Mitchell both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Perhaps best described as a work of historical fiction, Gone with the Wind also has many of the trappings of a traditional bildungsroman and romance novel, although critics argue that it does not fully fall under the category of either genre. The novel tells of archetypal Southern belle Scarlett O'Hara as she grows from a young woman into maturity against the backdrop of the American Civil War. Like many of the early 20th century Southern writers, Mitchell portrays an idyllic image of the antebellum South. While it can be legitimately criticized for its insensitivity to the treatment of African Americans who were enslaved, Mitchell's novel demonstrates how the South was decimated by the Civil War and continued to suffer under the Northern-sanctioned Restoration. Also the basis of the 1939 Academy Award-winning movie, the conflicted love story of rebellious Scarlett and Rhett Butler remains an American classic.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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        THE DEVON AND SOMERSET STAGHOUNDS (Limited Edition of 75 Signed Copies)

      London: Collins, 1936. "This edition is limited to seventy-five copies, each copy signed by the Author and the Artist, this is Number 42". 96 pages, nine colour plates and fifteen pencil illustrations by Edwards together b/w photographic plates. Original green polished calf with red cloth covered boards. Red morocco spine labels with gilt lettering, very good with minimal wear, slight rubbing to edges. Top edge gilt. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. Original plain card slipcase very good. A fine copy.. First Edition. Quarter Leather. Fine/No Dust Jacket. Folio.

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        XX Battaglione Eritreo.

      Subject: (Montanelli). Milano, Panorama, 1936, giugno (seconda edizione) 16mo brossura, pp. 226. Solite bruniture alla carta. (Soft Cover)

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      1936. TATE, Allen. THE MEDITERRANEAN AND OTHER POEMS. New York: The Alcestis Press, 1936. A signed first edition, but out-of-series and unbound, sent as a review copy. Uncut and unbound sheets, signed by Tate on the colophon, but unnumbered, and sent to Eugene A. Davidson, editor of the Yale Review, with a review slip laid-in. The sheets have browned along the edges, with corner creasing to a couple of leaves. Housed in a manilla envelope upon which Tate has written the title of the book and signed his name.

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        Mañana podra necesitarte, Joven: ingresa en !!Alerta!!. Lithographie.

      Valencia, UGT-CNT / Ortega, 1936-39 - 70 x 100 cm, Zustand A (Faltspuren). 1200 gr.

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Not under Forty

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1936. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. One of 333 numbered copies, specially printed on Nihon Japan vellum and signed by the author. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket (unworn but with some tanning to spine and front and rear panels- from reaction with slipcase) in a near fine publisher's box. One of the scarcer signed limited Cathers, especially in this condition.

      [Bookseller: Robert Dagg Rare Books]
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        Men, Fish and Tackle: The Story of J. A. Coxe as told to Ralph Bandini

      Bronson, MI: Published Privately by the Bronson Reel Company, May 1, 1936. First edition. 8vo. Illustrated with photographs. 88 pp. Original green cloth, sailfish device embossed on upper cover. A fine copy. Bookplate. Bruns B36 . Reminiscences of big game fishing and fishermen by the inventor of the famous Coxe reels (published by the company into which his company merged, and not entirely free of some informative promotion!). Bandini was the author of several big game fishing books, including the 1939 Derrydale, Veiled Horizons

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        Murder In Mesopotamia (A Hercule Poirot novel)

      For the Crime Club by Collins, London, 1936,, 1936. FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp. 284 + 4 of adverts. Publisher's orange cloth, lettered to spine in black. Light general wear, some dustiness, sunned to extremities, no inscriptions. Very good indeed. One of Hercule Poirot's most famous cases in which he must solve a murder on an archaelogical expedition. Wagstaff & Poole p.118. Cooper & Pike; Detective Fiction.

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      London: Faber and Faber, 1936-01-01. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITIONin rare original dust jacket. London: Faber and Faber, 1936. 239 pp. Purple cloth with gilt lettering. First edition, first printing. (Stated "First published in October Mcmxxxvi" on copyright page. Precedes American and all other editions.) Very Good condition hardcover in Good+ dust jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. Slight cocking. Foxing to edges and, lightly, on endpapers. No ownership marks, etc. Jacket missing chip at head extending to edges of front and back panel; other littler chips at top of back panel and front upper tip. A bit of rubbing noticeable on back panel. Two small clear tape repairs visible on verso. Original price intact (10s. 6d, net). Jacket is mylar-protected. A nice copy with original jacket in collectible condition.The very first printing anywhere of Djuna Barnes' most famous novel, a classic of lesbian literature set in Paris of the 1920s. It was initially rejected by American publishers. T.S. Eliot arranged for the British publisher Faber & Faber to issue it.

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        In Dubious Battle

      Covici Friede 1936 - SIGNED/LIMITED EDITION. A magnificent copy. This limited edition of 99 copies is authentically SIGNED by John Steinbeck. This copy is number 37. The book is in amazing shape and appears UNREAD. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning, and the boards are crisp. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a stunning copy with the ORIGINAL publisher's slipcase SIGNED by the author. We buy SIGNED Steinbeck First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        The General

      London: Michael Joseph Ltd.,, 1936. Octavo. Original brick red cloth, titles to spine in silver. With the dust jacket. Pencilled ownership signature to front free endpaper. Spine rolled and slightly faded, cloth a little dulled, very short split to cloth at head of spine, upper corner bumped, small spot to upper board. A very good copy in the jacket that is rubbed and a little creased along the edges with some small chips and minor fading of the spine panel. First edition, first impression. An attractive example of the dust jacket, not often seen in such good condition. Forester's insightful depiction of the British military class explores the nature of command and the conflict between honour and morality. As related by Forester in the introduction to a later edition, it was rumoured that Hitler admired the book and recommended it to his own officers to aid their understanding of the enemy.

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        AFFICHE : URIAGE-LES-BAINS PLM La Santé par le Soufre

      - Date : 1936 Dimensions : 62x100cm Imp : Editions touristiques Gorde & Baudry GRENOBLE Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

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        Le Karma Yoga ou L'action Dans la Vie Selon la Sagesse Hindoue. (Karma Yoga or action in the world according to Hindu wisdom.)

      An exceptional specimen of this early work by Felix Guyot, a philosophy and yoga teacher instrumental in introducing Yoga practice to the Western World. Offered complete in the publisher's decorated wrappers is example no. 11 from the deluxe issue of the first edition, limited to 20 numbered copies and printed on woven handmade Lafuma paper. Reserved for the author, it was given with an inscription of thanks in French to Fernand Brouty, co-director (from 1936) of Editions Fayard: with Jules Tallandier, he supervised Editions Jules Tallandier, the publisher of the book. The association presentation is done in a graceful fluid hand with widely spaced lines in pen & blue ink on the half-title page and signed C. Kerneïz. FELIX GUYOT: turned from a career as a philosophy teacher in Nantes to the teaching and promotion of Yoga. While he was not the first to teach Yoga postures in Europe, he is widely credited with establishing the first Yoga school in France, and as a teacher and author, he became highly influential. Among his notable students were the Yoga teachers, Lucien Ferrer and Philippe de Meric. Ferrer said regarding Guyot, "Un grand occultiste moderne, à qui nous devons la vulgarisation technique du Hatha-Yoga et, personnellement, notre première dynamisation dans cette science". CONDITION DETAIL: Pages: light top corner wear: some with slight fore-edge wear from opening the folded leaves, a few pages with a small horizontal fore-edge tear, a few with a bent fore-edge, a few with light fore-edge toning: rear extremities and a few other pages with some cockling. Wrappers: Upper side: some soiling above letters: fore-edge with narrow bend: spine edge with light wear: top corner with slight crease line: bottom edge with minor wear including minute loss at foot of spine. Lower side: trace top tip wear and soiling. Glassine Wrapper: Upper Side: bottom edge with a minute vertical tear. Lower Side: bottom edge with vertical tear. Binding: fine. PAGINATION: Confirmed complete, 251 pages, [2] pages, illustrated with 3 captioned b/w geometric diagram figures in the text. PRINTING: on vélin pur fil Lafuma by Emmanuel Grevin in Lagny-Sur-Marne. ADDITIONAL IMAGES: by request.

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      1936. 1. LEAF,MUNRO. THE STORY OF FERDINAND. NY: Viking 1936 (Sept. 1936). 8vo (7 x 9 1/2"), cloth backed pictorial boards, a few spots on endpapers else near Fine condition in dust wrapper (dw is very nice, not price clipped, some spine sunning with a few small chips on corners and slight fraying at spine ends). THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY MUNRO LEAF "YOURS FO BETTER AND QUIETER SITTING, MUNRO LEAF" DATED SEPTEMBER 1936 (the month of publication)! First edition, 1st printing of one of the most popular and enduring children's books ever written. Illustrated in incomparable style by ROBERT LAWSON. "It is dynamic text and no less vital picturization" (Bader p. 145). Amazingly enough, Little Brown turned down the offer to publish Ferdinand, which Viking accepted only after much persuasion! Considered subversive in some circles because Ferdinand wanted to make love, not war, this was later made into a successful Disney movie. Exceedingly scarce signed and in such nice condition.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        Gone With the Wind

      Scribner, 1936-09-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Macmillan, 1936. First Edition, First Printing, with "Published May, 1936" as the only date listed on the copyright page. In a facsimile (replica) dust jacket. In Very Good condition. Clean text. Sound binding. Cloth lightly edge worn. Light wear at spine ends and corners. Light soiling to rear board. A rather lovely copy of the true first printing of this beloved classic.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        Africa Orientale Italiana. Il libro dell'eroismo e della gloria.

      Subject: (Africa). Casale Monferrato, Marescalchi, 1936, 4to t.tela editoriale, pp. 206 con num. ill. fot. Dedica autografa firmata dell'A. alla prima carta bianca.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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      0 - Madrid. Edit. Signo. Imp. Aguirre. 1936. 1ª edic. de 2150 ejem. 24x15 cm. 433 págs. + 1 lám. Con un busto de Zenobia Camprubí Aymar en sepia + 1 facsimil de un manuscrito. Tela edit. Corte superior tintado. Encuadernación de Calleja. Dediatoria y firma autógrafa del autor al poeta "Jaime Delgado". # poesía [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Torreón de Rueda]
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        The English at Home (1st edition hardback)

      Batsford, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Good 1st edition 1936 Batsford hardback, photographic boards without DJ as issued, 63 wonderful photos by Brandt with Intro by Raymond Mortimer. Some wear and area of surface loss to spine ends, some spine lean, name to inside of front end-paper, a little darkening to boards and corner scuffs and bumps, else Good, tight and unmarked. More by this author available Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Photography; Inventory No: 037678..

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        Evening Prayer, Mission Santa Barbara

      1936. Fine condition. Approximately 8-1/4 x 10-1/8 inches image area .

      [Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books]
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        AUTORI E SCRITTORI - direttore TOMMASO FILIPPO MARINETTI con CORRADO GOVONI dir. responsabile - 1936-1942 consistente parte di TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO, Roma, Tipografia Cuggiani, 1936

      cm 21,2 x 31. Brossure sciolte in buone condizioni, pp.16 cadauna. Importante rivista che ha un suo posto di rilievo nella storia del FUTURISMO. II periodico era diretto da MARINETTI, con CORRADO GOVONI direttore responsabile. Citiamo dalla pag.267 della Storia del Futurismo della SALARIS: ".... nel periodo di guerra il mensile sindacale assume un carattere più spiccatamente "parafuturista", ospitando proclami di Marinetti e molti contributi teorici e creativi degli autori a lui legati. Solo negli ultimi anni del fascismo, dunque, sembra realizzarsi concretamente l'aspirazione marinettiana di portare l'avanguardia nella ufficialità , acquisendo uno "status". Il futurismo conquista il sindacato, gestendone la rivista come una propria tribuna....". Nella collezione, oltre a tantissimi e importanti interventi di MARINETTI (è presente in molti dei fascicoli), ci sono vari scritti di letterati ma anche di numerosi "futuristi": Acquaviva G., Angelini C., Baccelli A., Balbis P., Bellanova P., Benco S., BENEDETTA, Betocchi C., Bonelli L., Bontempelli M., Bordiga A., Bruno F., BUZZI PAOLO, CANGIULLO F., Caniglia G., Caretta C.M., Castellani M., Cataldi E., Ciarlantini, Comisso G., Corneli F., CORRA B., Cremonese P., Cuesta Ugo, De Nardo C., Di Franco L., Di Marzio C., Ersoch G., Fabbri C., Falchi A., Farrau A., Fiumi Maria L., Flora F., Forcella E., Franchi R., Fraticelli V., Gabrielli A., Gatto S., Ghirola, GINNA A., Goretti M., GOVONI C.(molti interventi), Levi M.A., Lipparini G., Luchini A., Luongo G., Malpassuti V., Mancini G., Marini E., MASNATA PINO, Meletti Suzzi, Negri Ada, Notari U., Palmieri F., Pini Giorgio, Pratolini, Praz Mario, Profeta O., Puccetti C., Ruggi Lorenzo, Sanminiatelli Bino, Serra Laura, SOMENZI M., Sulis E., Toschi P., Valerio Ettore, VIVIANI A., ecc. Il periodico tratta anche dei problemi sindacali relativi alle attività letterarie, ai diritti d'autore, alle traduzioni, alle trasmissioni in voce, radio e poesia, etc. Compaiono inoltre numerosi racconti e poesie di molti letterati dell'epoca. ANNO PRIMO 1936 (inizia con il num,1 del maggio fino al n. 8 di dicembre). ANNO SECONDO 1937 - completo 1-12 ANNO TERZO 1938 - mancano n. 6,9,10,11. ANNO QUARTO 1939 - mancano n. 7,9. ANNO QUINTO 1940 - completo 1-12 ANNO SESTO 1941 - mancano n. 1,2,4,12. ANNO SETTIMO 1942 - completo 1-12 ANNO OTTAVO 1943 - La riviata cessa con iln. 7 dek luglio 43.MANCA TUTTO.. La collezione che qui presentiamo è molto rara e per questo anche poco conosciuta e segnalata, ma è considerata un notevole contributo cuturale dell'epoca, e non solo per il futurismo. Offriamo la rara raccolta, non divisibile, a

      [Bookseller: Libreria e Rivisteria Ferraguti]
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