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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's notebook, recto and verso. Fine

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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      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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      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.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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      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'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]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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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'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.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        (Springenschmid, Karl) Eine Wahre Geschichte. Worte und Bilder von Zwei Deutschen aus dem Auslande

      Stuttgart: Franckh'sche Verlagshandlung, 1936. Quarto. (16)ff. Illustrated in color by Poldi Mühlmann. Text printed in Suetterlin. A children's book that presents the story of Adolf Hitler'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.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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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's original cardboard slipcase which has wear to edges and small splits at top and bottom. This copy would make a wonderful gift. [S]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        The Works of George Santayana. Signed Triton Edition. (Complete in 15 volumes)

      Scribner, NY 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'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's name on pastedowns. Near fine, crisp, clean set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Wild Muse]
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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.

      [Bookseller: SequiturBooks]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Rare Bookstore 1st Editions and Antiquar]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      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."

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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      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]

      [Bookseller: setantabooks]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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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      1936. Paperback. 3. RUSSIAN. (BREI AND ALEXANDROVA) VETER NA RECHKI by Z. Alexandrova and A. Brei. Detizdat (State Pub.) 1936. Large 8vo (7 1/2 x 8"), pictorial wraps, spine rubbed else VG+. This picture book promotes separate group living for the children and encourages good health. Illustrated with rich color lithographs by A. Brei and Z. Alexandrova, dozens of children are shown running from their home to the water where they excercise before swimming, frolic in the water, wash their swimming suits and return home. See Leveque: Dictionnaire p.87 for a different but similar title.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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      Tudor Publishing Company. New York.,1936. REPRINT EDITION. Large 8vo (10.7 x 8.3 inches). Finely illustrated with 8 full colour tipped-in plates, 24 full page mono plates, decorative title page and 26 vignettes, some repeated throughout the book. Top edge with original publishers black stain, the others untrimmed. Black endpapers. A fine, clean copy in publishers black cloth. Black and gold printed onlay to the front board. Spine with gilt lettering and small publishers design. The design gilt is rubbed but the lettering is fine and bright. Remains of the rare original illustrated dustwrapper loosely inserted. Most of it present, if torn and a little creased, apart from the front inner flap, so it could be easily restored if required. Housed in the original publishers black paper covered box with colour plate onlaid to the top. The box is rubbed and a bit bumped to the edges but overall in very good condition. Overall a lovely copy of one of the most powerfull illustrated books of the early twentieth century.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        NANDA DEVI

      London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1936.. FIRST EDITION, 1936, with foreword by Hugh Ruttledge. 8vo approximately 225 x 150 mm, 9 x 6 inches, divided into 5 parts each with a full page divisional woodcut by Bip Pares, and woodcut on title page and half-title plus tailpieces all by Bip Pares, 27 full page photographic illustrations, including frontispiece all with captioned tissue guards, pages xvi, 1-310, original publisher&#39;s black cloth with pale blue lettering to spine and upper cover, first pastedown and endpaper showing a panorama view by Bip Pares, in DUSTJACKET, (not price clipped 15/-). Pale flecking to cloth, pale foxing and age-browning to endpapers, foxing to fore-edges. Dustjacket: a few small repairs to blank side, rubbing to hinges, back panel dusty, slight wear to edges. A very good copy in good dustjacket. See: Mountaineering Literature by Jill Neate, page 143, S63. "Shipton and Tilman carried out on of the great pieces of mountain exploration, penetrating the Rishi Gorge to the Nanda Devi Sanctuary". The ascent of Nanda Devi necessitated fifty years of arduous exploration in search of a passage into the Sanctuary. The outlet is the Rishi Gorge, a deep, narrow canyon which is very difficult to traverse safely, and is the biggest hindrance to entering the Sanctuary; any other route involves difficult passes, the lowest of which is 5,180 m (16,990 ft). Hugh Ruttledge attempted to reach the peak three times in the 1930s and failed each time. In a letter to The Times he wrote that &#39;Nanda Devi imposes on her votaries an admission test as yet beyond their skill and endurance&#39;, adding that gaining entry to the Nanda Devi Sanctuary alone was more difficult than reaching the North Pole. In 1934, the British explorers Eric Shipton and H.W. Tilman, with three Sherpa companions, Angtharkay, Pasang, and Kusang, finally discovered a way through the Rishi Gorge into the Sanctuary. (Wikipedia). MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        THE ISLAND OF SHEEP. Signed

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1936 First edition, First Impression. 8vo., 318pp. Publisher&#39;s gilt lettered green cloth with gilt monogram to upper cover. A fine copy in a near fine exceptionally bright dustwrapper showing light use [two tiny 4mm chips to spine crown, one tear on the front panel with a repair of unknown origin on the verso]. Map endpapers. Neatly signed in fountain pen on a horizontal strip of off-white paper stock tipped to the title-age. A very nice example of this last Richard Hannay novel. Certrainly Buchan&#39;s most enduring character first introduced in the highly regarded Haycraft-Queen cornerstone, &#39;The Thirty Nine Steps&#39;. [Dustwrapper conservation: tiny chips have been stabilized with Japanese paper, using fully reversible Methyl Cellulose]. Presents nicely. Blanchard A115.. Signed. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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      London: Constable and Company, [1936].. Gilt cloth, t.e.g., uniform with the Standard Edition format. Fine in very good dust jacket with some small chips and tears at crown and toe of the spine panel. First collective edition, and the first edition in English, all three plays having seen prior separate publication in German. Inscribed by Shaw on the half-title: "To Mrs. Naomi Boynton who is certainly not a simpleton. I wonder is she a millionairess! G. Bernard Shaw Malvern 31st July 1937." The edition consisted of 15,000 copies, of which 2650 were destroyed by bombing in 1940. LAURENCE A226a.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Chanticleer; Pertelote; Cockalorum; Cock-A-Hoop

      London: Golden Cockerel Press, (1936-1962). Four small-quarto volumes. (23), 52, 112, 126pp. Each volume one of 300 or fewer numbered copies signed by Christopher Sandford and variously signed by contributors to the bibliographies: Owen Rutter and David Chambers. A bibliography encompassing the entire forty-year history of a press whose books private press bibliographer Will Ransom described as "amongst the most popular and desirable press items" for their artful designs and beautiful illustrations by the likes of Gill, Gibbings, Ravilious, Nash, and Buckland-Wright. All four volumes in decorative cloth boards backed in gilt-stamped morocco. T.e.g. Some toning to spines of all but Cockalorum, else fine, with prospectuses laid into all but Cock-A-Hoop. Pertelote is from the library of Will Ransom, with his personal library bookplate on the rear endpaper; the other three volumes bear the bookplate of BBC radio producer D. G. Bridson.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        An Ordinary Life

      London: George Allen and Unwin, Ltd.,, 1936. Translated by M. and R. Weatherall. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to upper board and spine in red, top edge stained blue. With the pictorial dust jacket. Some minor spotting to prelims, spine and topstain typically though only lightly faded otherwise excellent in rather spotted and tanned dust jacket with a number of short tears and a single minor chip at one corner. First English Edition, First Impression. Signed and dated by the author on the half title page and with the hand coloured bookplate of Vaclav Palivec, a relative of the author who had in 1935 acted as a kind of patron, giving use of a house as a wedding present.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1936. First Edition of the LIMITED issue of the First Illustrated edition SIGNED by both the author and the illustrator, one of only 751 copies. With 24 beautiful and exquisitely detailed plates from drawings by Randolph Schwabe. Tall 8vo, publisher&#146;s original tan buckram, the upper cover with decorative central tool in gilt and brown, the spine with brown lettering label lettered in gilt, in the original paper covered slipcase lettered and decorated with one of the plates by Schwabe. x, 684 pp. Internally a fine and essentially pristine copy of this impressive production, the plates are crisp and fine as could be, the cloth with no wear or bumping whatsoever but mild mellowing to the spine panel from light, the slipcase is in very nice condition with just a bit of expected age. SOMERSET MAUGHAM&#146;S BEST KNOWN NOVEL IN ARGUABLE ITS BEST AND MOST ATTRACTIVE FORMAT. Schwabe&#146;s amazingly detailed and striking drawings were beautifully reproduced for this limited edition. They are a fine and fitting addition to Maugham&#146;s thinly disguised autobiography. OF HUMAN BONDAGE describes Philip Carey&#146;s lonely boyhood in Whitstable (which becomes Blackstable, as Canterbury becomes Tercanbury) and his subsequent adventures. Carey is handicapped by a club foot, much as Maugham was handicapped by a severe stammer.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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        OF HUMAN BONDAGE. Illustrated by Randolph Schwabe

      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1936. First Illustrated Edition. Minor scuffs to top page gilt-edge else a near-fine copy in a slightly worn & stained, but still complete slipcase box, which has a (removable) heavy clear acetate cover fitted around it to keep it from further wear. As is often the case, this copy lacks the printed dust-jacket.. First Illustrated Edition. A Novel. Copy #480 of 751 numbered and signed by Schwabe & Maugham. First illustrated edition. Large 8vo cloth, top page edges gilt, fore-edges untrimmed. A somewhat uncommon edition of his most famous book.

      [Bookseller: Bert Babcock - Bookseller, LLC]
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        Christmas Card, for the Year 1936

      1936. Christmas Card, for the Year 1936Signed by Beatrix Potter to One of Her Favorite NiecesPOTTER, Beatrix. Christmas Card, for the Year 1936. Small octavo (4 1/4 x 6 inches; 118 x 152 mm.) Folding cream card with a color printed illustration by Beatrix Potter of two rabbits mounted to the front of the card within a blind border, with the word &#147;Greetings&#148; printed underneath. On the verso of the front is a printed line drawing also by Beatrix Potter of "Tom Kitten&#39;s Mother" with a verse beneath it, and a Christmas greeting written opposite; From &#147;Beatrix Potter&#148; To &#147;Esther with love from Aunt Beatrix / Christmas 1936&#148;. In very good condition with just a few small spots of foxing to the front. "Esther Nicholson was Willie Heelis&#39;s niece, one of the five children of his sister, Grace and her husband James, who was a barrister. (Another daughter was Nancy, for whom Beatrix wrote the unpublished story, THE OAKMEN, in 1916.) In 1915, Beatrix took on the financial responsibility for Esher&#39;s education and over the ensuing years encouraged and supported her in her studies. Esther became a teacher and in the 1920&#39;s was English Mistress at Amberley House in Christchurch, New Zealand, where one of her pupils still remembers her as &#39;a most excellent teacher&#39;. From Christchurch she moved south to Invercargill and taught for many years at St. John&#39;s Girls&#39; School. She retired to Te Anau in the beautiful lake country Southland and when she died there in the early 1980&#39;s she left her house to the little Anglican church next door, St. Michael&#39;s and all Angels, of which it is said she was &#39;the practical founder&#39;." Beatrix Potter&#39;s Letters. Selected and Introduced by Judy Taylor, p. 380.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Letters of John Burrill 1861-1865

      Minneapolis: Self-published 1936 - 5 ½ in. x 8 ½ in. Not paginated, but about 100 pp. Red cloth over boards. Title label on front cover,hand-written, reads as above (taken from the title page) and adds "Co. A, 2nd N. H. Vol." Stapled. The covers show some spotting. Each page has text only on the recto. This is a bound typescript reproducing the letters of a Union soldier, typed by a granddaughter who had access to the originals or to copies of the originals. Some material is added by a son and by a daughter of John B. The typed copies include the letter written by Burrill about the battle of Gettysburg written to his (at the time) fiancé; this letter has been reproduced elsewhere. Most of the letters have never been published before. The 2nd N.H. fought in many of the major battles in the Virginia theater of the war: First and Second Bull Run, Fair Oaks, Malvern Hill, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Cold Harbor, et al. This is a very rare item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Trap-lines North; A True Story of the Canadian Woods

      Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 182 High Holborn, London First Edition 1936. London 1936. First edition hard back binding in publisher&#39;s original sea blue cloth covers, deep navy title and author lettering to the spine and to the upper panel. 8vo. 8½&#39;&#39; x 6&#39;&#39;. The true first edition of this elusive book based on actual diaries kept by this young woodsman. Contains 285 printed pages of text with 23 monochrome photographs on coated paper throughout. Fountain ink message dated 1939 to the front free end paper. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition price clipped dust wrapper with 5 mm deep tear across the top half of the spine, slight tanning of the white paper to the spine, 10 mm tear to the top front cover, shallow rubs to the corners. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA]
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        The Hedgehog

      [London]: The Brendin Publishing Company,, 1936. Small quarto. Original green paper over boards printed with black titles to spine and front cover. With the dust jacket. Black and white vignette illustrations in the text by George Plank. Ends and corners rubbed, spine a little creased, some partial fading to edges of boards. An excellent copy in the partially faded jacket with small chips at the extremities and loss to ends of spine. First edition, first impression, one of 300 copies printed at the Curwen Press. This is the author&#39;s only work for children, and even then quite adult in its intellectual depth. Doolittle was an American poet, novelist and memoirist known for her association with the early 20th century avant-garde Imagist group of poets such as Ezra Pound and Richard Aldington, whom she married. Pound championed the career of the charismatic Doolittle, and from 1916-17 she acted as literary editor of the Egoist, while her poetry appeared in the English Review and the Transatlantic Review. During WWI she suffered the death of her brother and the break up of her marriage to Aldington, and later in the thirties would seek psychiatric help from Sigmund Freud himself. He was particularly instrumental in helping her to understand and unapologetically express her bisexuality. This book was written in Switzerland in 1925, where she had settled with her lover the writer Bryher (Annie Winifred Ellerman), and is governed by a palpably autobiographical arc of self discovery. She would go on to become an icon for gay rights and feminist movements. Scarce in the jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Big Game Fish. Complete Map Illustrated. Fresh and Salt Water Fishing

      Chicago.. Copyright 1936. But circa 1946. Victory edition.. Color original poster, pictorial / pictographic map, 33 1/2 x 36 inches on sheet 37 x 40 inches. Very good condition. Two spots of three tiny holes not noticeable from the front of the map, creasing at lower right edge with one crease extending 1 inch into the image, paper loss at lower left corner well outside the image. Very clean and bright. The map extends from the lower Canadian provinces to Nicaragua with pictographs of people fishing and the fish of each area. The pictorial border depicts 56 kinds of fish. Four small round inset maps at the lower left show Panama, the Hawaiian Islands, New Zealand, and Tahiti, with listings of the fish found in those places. Three inset text blocks list: "Famous Fishing Tournaments", "Famous Big Game Fishing Clubs", and "Twenty-two World-famous Places to Go Fishing". .

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      New York: Random House, 1936. First edition. Very Good +/Very Good. A Very Good+ copy of the book with a few faint markings to the front end paper, otherwise, clean and quite bright. In a Very Good dust jacket with the remnants of a sticker on the top of the front panel, likely the "Book Clinic Honor for November 1936 AIGA," some wear and chipping at spine ends and a short 1.5 inch crack running up the spine fold. A pioneering work for the modernist movement. Additional images available upon request. Very Good + in Very Good. dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        Absalom Absalom

      Random House, 1936. Hardcover. Very Good. 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&#39;s inscription at the rear endpaper, short tear at the rear endpaper. The dust jacket is not present.

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        Alice&#39;s Adventures Under Ground

      Vienna: Privately Printed for Eldridge Johnson by Max Jaffe. 1936. Hardcover. Fine. Privately printed for Eldridge Johnson by Max Jaffe in Vienna, 1936. Reportedly fewer than 100 copies. 8vo, full grained morocco gilt in slipcase. Printed in color. About fine, rare thus.

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        First Foods of America

      Los Angeles/San Francisco/New York: Suttonhouse Ltd., 1936. Octavo, 150 pages. First edition. This book draws recipes both from Mexico, especially Minititlan, on Tehuantepec in Oaxaca, and from early Texas history, based on oral and manuscript sources. Strehl, in One Hundred Books on California Food and Wine states, "based on family recipes brought from Mexico during the late nineteenth century, this book addresses the Indian origins of Mexican food. Probably the first and best work to present an accurate and non-romantic approach to this influential cuisine." An exceptional, truly fine copy, in publisher&#39;s decorated red cloth, in a fine, unclipped dust jacket. [Bitting 303; Brown 186; Strehl 35].

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        The Mediterranean and Other Poems

      NY: Alcestis Press, 1936. Octavo. 58pp. First edition, limited to 165 copies signed by the author. This copy is unnumbered. Light smudge to cover, else fine and unopened, in green printed wrappers.

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        Typewritten Letter Signed On Supreme Court Stationary Washington 1936

      1936. Cardozo, Benjamin N. [1870-1938]. [Typewritten Letter, Signed, on Supreme Court Stationary]. Washington, D.C.: April 2, 1936. Single 8" x 10-1/2" sheet. Light toning to letter, faint vertical and horizontal fold lines, minor short tear near center of right-hand margin along fold. An interesting letter with a large full signature. * This letter is a reply to a bookplate collector. Cardozo says he is unable to give him one because he does not use them. This letter relates to what was to become a confusing issue. Ocasionally books are found with "Cardozo" bookplates. These were added posthumously to mark the books that were in his library.

      [Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.]
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        The Story of a Novel

      New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons, 1936. First edition. 8vo. . Pink cloth. Fine in fine dust jacket. Laid into quarter green morocco slipcase and chemise by James MacDonald Co. Bookplate of Henry Tatnall Brown, Jr . Inscribed on flyleaf to a famous collector, "For Henry Tatnall Brown, Jr. with all good wishes Sincerely Thomas Wolfe April 7, 1938."

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Jamaica Inn

      London: Victor Gollancz,, 1936,. Octavo. Original light blue cloth, titles to spine in navy. Small loss of cloth to head and foot of spine, slightly rolled, back hinge just cracking. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Twenty-Five Poems

      London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd.,, 1936. Octavo. Original grey boards, titles to spine in blue, top edge stained blue. With the dust jacket. Housed in a navy morocco-backed blue marbled bookform slipcase. The faintest fading to the ends of spine, very light partial spotting to endpapers. An exceptional copy in the impeccable dust jacket. First edition, first impression. Thomas&#39;s landmark collection.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        QUATRIEME CAHIERS De COLETTE. Portraits et Paysages. Avec 6 Eaux-Fortes de Segonzac

      [Paris]:: Les Amis de Colette,. 1936.. Folio. 1st edition (Norell 0832). #146 / 175 cc. SIGNED by Colette. 95, [3] pp.. Original publisher&#39;s buff paper wrappers with wax paper cover.. Spine sun-tanned, with some tanning to wrapper edges also. Offset &. light foxing to prelims & terminal leaves. A VG copy..

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        Interwoven: A Pioneer Chronicle

      Houston: The Anson Jones Press, 1936.. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author, "To Tom and Sylvia Roberts with best wishes Sallie Reynolds Matthews". In very good condition

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        News From Tartary: A Journey from Peking to Kashmir

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1936. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt, red top-stain. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece and illustrations from photos throughout, folding map. Spine a little rolled. An excellent copy in the jacket with minor repairs to the ends of the spine panel. First edition, first impression. The author, Peter Fleming (1907&#150;1971) was an editor at The Spectator, as well as a seasoned traveller and sportsman. In August 1834 he "once again set off for the Far East with a far-ranging commission from The Times. After a brief shooting trip with friends in the Caucasus he travelled on to Harbin in Manchuria, where by chance he met the Swiss traveller Ella (Kini) Maillart. It transpired that they both wanted to walk and ride from China to India, and though they both preferred to travel alone, they agreed to join forces. This epic journey of some 3500 miles on foot or ponies, through the remote province of Sinkiang (Xinjiang), with many dangers, hardships, and hold-ups, took them seven months, from February to September 1935. This, the most arduous of Fleming&#39;s long journeys, he chronicled in fourteen long articles in The Times and later in his book News from Tartary (1936)" (ODNB).

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      London: Philip Allan,. 1936. original gray cloth, spine panel stamped in black.. Touch of foxing to endpapers, small bookstore label affixed to lower. corner of paste-down, a nearly fine copy in very good or better dust. jacket with shallow fraying with slight loss along upper spine end,. shallow 8x37 mm chip from lower spine end, closed tear at bottom edge. of rear panel, bookstore sticker pasted over printed price on spine. panel, two light horizontal blue lines on the verso of the jacket. (offset from a previous jacket protector) with slight bleed through,. most noticeable on the rear panel. A considerably above average. example an uncommon jacket. (#138525). First edition. One of three variant bindings, priority, if any, not known. The author&#39;s first book, preceded by a mimeographed booklet printing a short story. One of the earliest single author pulp SF story collections, collecting fiction from Weird Tales and SF specialty pulps of the late 1920s and early 1930s. This was also one of the titles in the publisher&#39;s Creeps series - and an interesting sign of how "science fiction" and "horror" had not yet bifurcated into separate genres. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 2-38; (1987) 2-41; and (1995) 2-50. Bleiler, Science-Fiction: The Early Years 999 ("Monster-God of Mamurth"). Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, pp. 103-04. Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1939-43. Bleiler (1978), p. 92. Reginald 06702.

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        Typed Letter Signed

      Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Gone With the Wind" (1936). TLS "Peggy," 1p, 7¼" X 10½", Atlanta, GA, 1942 June 30. Addressed to DeSales. Very good. Two file holes at top; small stain at upper left edge. Reports that she has completed a questionnaire for a Lieutenant Hansell, and commends DeSales for enlisting. Reads in part: "You and Virginia will suffer financial loss, domestic upset and the natural distress that comes from the readjustment of a well ordered family. That both of you are willing to do this shows a very fine spirit, and John and I want to be among the first to say &#39;congratulations.&#39;" Signed with her nickname "Peggy," a seldom-used form Mitchell reserved for close friends. Interesting and uncommon.

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        Night Time" - Midge Williams&#39; Theme Song (Sheet Music, Signed by Langston Hughes)

      San Francisco: Sherman 1936, Clay and Co. Sheet music Inscribed by Langston Hughes to Dutch author Emanuel van Loggem. Largely forgotten today, Midge Williams was a popular and talented singer active in the mid-1930s and early 1940s. Raised in the Oakland, California, area, she and her three brothers, John Lewis Jr., Robert, and Charles, began performing at an early age as the Williams Quartette, later becoming the Williams Four. After the quartet disbanded Ms. Williams began a successful solo career that peaked with her work with Louis Armstrong. Near Fine with some fading and light wear along the edges. Also contains music and lyrics for "No Regrets" by Harry Tobias and Roy Ingram and "Just In Case You Change Your Mind" by Ralph Freed.

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        Den knutna näven. Andra upplagan.

      Stockholm, Albert Bonniers förlag, 1936. 128 s. Häftad, tryckta omslag, fint exemplar. Dedikation: »Till Curt Weibull med tack för de oförgätliga dagarna och för Enhetstanken i Norden / Pär Lagerkvist».. Minne av Pär Lagerkvists promotion till hedersdoktor vid Göteborgs högskola i oktober 1941. Lagerkvist tackade högskolans rektor, historieprofessorn Curt Weibull (1886-1991, rektor 1936-1946) för kallelsen till hedersdoktor i brev den 21 augusti. Han finner det passande att bli hedersdoktor just i Göteborg, där han mött »sympati och förståelse tidigare än på andra håll», dessutom kände han sig med anledning av huset på Tjörn som västkustbo. Lagerkvist gruvar sig för högtidligheten men lovar försöka övervinna sin rädsla för ceremonier och komma, och infann sig också verkligen till promotion och festmiddag i Göteborg den 11 oktober samma år. Efteråt sände han Weibull detta exemplar av Den knutna näven, med en hänvisning till dennes promotionsföreläsning »Enhetstanken i Norden». Valet av bok överraskar inte, det världspolitiska läget hade figurerat stort i flera av festtalen i Göteborg och Den knutna näven representerar i hög grad Lagerkvists »kämpande humanism» under de svåra krigsåren, just den hållning som låg bakom kallelsen till hedersledamot.<p>Ur motiveringen (cit. efter Möller (2012), s. 197-98): »Må jag som Musagetes få nämna Pär Lagerkvist, den svenske diktaren i våra dagar som främst förtjänar siarnamnet, som skådat in i tidens mörker men också låtit blicken tränga genom mörkret mot de evärdliga ideal som lyst de ädlaste av vårt släkte.»

      [Bookseller: Lorenz B. Hatt]
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