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        Building Plans for a Storage Building for the San Francisco News at 814 and 818 Mission St., San Francisco

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, January 1936 - December 1938. Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 18" x 24". 17 sheets. Marked O.W. #835 and #00508. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        CÁNTICO. El Aire de tu Vuelo. Las Horas Situadas. El Pájaro en la Mano. Aquí Mismo. Pleno Ser.

      Eds. del Arbol, Cruz y Raya (Imp. de Silverio Aguirre),, Madrid 1936 - 15.5x23. 306pp. 5h. 1ª edición de la segunda, muy aumentada versión del magnum opus de Guillén. Algunas huellas en las cubiertas, interiores limpios. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Carmen Alonso Libros]
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        Voyages of a Modern Viking

      George Routledge & Sons 1936 - 216 pp. + map + 5 plates. no dust jacket, some cover wear, light foxing (age spots) on 1st few pags, bookseller stamp inside back cover [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Masalai Press]
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      Colección de la Revista "Isla", Cádiz 1936 - Con dedicatoria autógrafa del autor. Primera edición numerada de 500 ejemplares. Ejemplar nº 441. Selección y prólogo de Álvaro Arauz (1911-1970). Más conocido como crítico teatral, dramaturgo y promotor del teatro contemporáneo en México. Incluye autores como Rafael Alberti, Vicente Aleixandre, Manuel Altolaguirre, Rogelio Buendía, Alejandro Collantes, Adriano del Valle, Pedro Garfias, Rafael Laffón, Federico García Lorca, etc. Sello seco de anterior propietario. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libros Tres Vegas]
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        The Stair Society SET of 56 VOLUMES (1936-2006)

      Edinburgh: The Stair Society. Very Good/No Jacket. 1936. 1st Edition. Hardcover. A very rare collection of 56 volumes, some of which are available at about £45 each, while the majority are out-of-print and currently unavailable anywhere. This is therefore a rare opportunity to purchase a full collection of The Stair Society set of 56 volumes, consisting of Volumes 1-52 inclusive (1936-2006) plus the Index to Volume 1 (1939) and Supplementary Volumes 1, 2 and 3 (1990-1996). All are in Very Good condition, first edition copies, no dust jackets. The first ten volumes have some signs of ageing, faint mottling to page edges; Volume 2 has a name written inside in pencil and some pencil annotations; all other volumes are clean, without inscriptions; the later volumes are VG+/near as new; Volumes 1-52 have blue linen boards with gilt titling to spine and ¿James 1st Viscount of Stair¿ gilt embossed crest on the front; the supplementary volumes have plain red boards, no crest. These books have been aired for some months but prior to that were in the office of a lawyer who smoked, so a faint smell of the smoke lingers. Details are given below but space does not permit full printing here, so please email if interested, to receive a full list: Volume 1 An introductory Survey of the Sources and Literature of Scots Law by various authors, printed for the Stair Society by Robert Maclehose & Co Ltd 1936 Additional Volume: Index to An introductory survey of the sources and literature of Scots law by James Cowie Brown printed for the Stair Society by Neill & Co Ltd 1939 Volume 2 Acta Curiae Admirallatus Scotiae by Thomas Callander Wade printed for the Stair Society by Robert Maclehose & Co Ltd 1937 (some pencil annotations) Volume 3 Hope¿s Major Practicks 1608-1633 by James Avon Clyde Volume 1 printed for the Stair Society by Neill & Co Ltd 1937 Volume 4 Hope¿s Major Practicks 1608-1633 by James Avon Clyde Volume 2 printed for the Stair Society by Neill & Co Ltd 1937 Volume 5 Baron Hume¿s Lectures 1786-1822 by G Campbell H Paton 1786-1822 Volume 1 printed for the Stair Society by J Skinner and Co 1939 Volume 6 Lord Hermand¿s Consistorial Decisions 1684-1777 by F P Walton printed for the Stair Society by Neill & Co Ltd 1940 Volume 7 St Andrews Formulare 1514-1546 Volume 1 by Gordon Donaldson and C Macrae printed for the Stair Society by J Skinner and Co 1942 Volume 8 Acta Dominorum Concilii by J A Crawford printed for the Stair Society by J Skinner and Co 1943 Volume 9 St Andrews Formulare Volume 2 by Gordon Donaldson printed for the Stair Society by J Skinner and Co 1944 Volume 10 The Register of Brieves by Lord Cooper printed for the Stair Society by J Skinner and Co 1946 Volume 11 Regiam Majestatem and Quoniam Attachiamenta by Sir John Skene and Lord Cooper printed for the Stair Society by J Skinner and Co 1947 Volume 12 The Justiciary Records of Argyll and the Isles 1664-1705 Volume 1 by John Cameron printed for the Stair Society by J Skinner and Co 1949 Volume 13 Baron Hume¿s Lectures 1786-1822 by G Campbell H Paton 1786-1822 Volume 2 printed for the Stair Society by J Skinner and Co 1949 Volume 14 Selected cases from Acta Dominorum Concilii et Sessionis by Ian Hamilton Shearer printed for the Stair Society by J Skinner and Co 1951 Volume 15 Baron Hume¿s Lectures 1786-1822 by G Campbell H Paton 1786-1822 Volume 3 printed for the Stair Society by T and A Constable 1952 Volume 16 Selected Justiciary Cases Volume 1 by Stair A Gillon printed for the Stair Society by J Skinner and Co 1953 Volume 17 Baron Hume¿s Lectures 1786-1822 by G Campbell H Paton 1786-1822 Volume 4 printed for the Stair Society by J Skinner and Co 1955 Volume 18 Baron Hume¿s Lectures 1786-1822 by G Campbell H Paton 1786-1822 Volume 5 printed for the Stair Society by Robert Cunningham and Sons 1957 Volume 19 Baron Hume¿s Lectures 1786-1822 by G Campbell H Paton 1786-1822 Volume 6 printed for the Stair Society by Robert Cunningham and Sons 1958 Vol 20 onwards not listed here, as space restricted. Please email for the full list. .

      [Bookseller: Books of Garten]
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      London: Lovat Dickson, 1936. - First edition. Author's first book. Limited to 125 copies signed by the author and the illustrator, John Farleigh. Lightly rubbed at head and toe of spine, and a little uneven sunning to the spine and front cover, else very good in transparent cellulose acetate protective dust jacket. Set in Imperial Rome, this is the diary of Marcus Hortensius, a middle-aged, wealthy, respected Roman citizen in the months immediately following the execution of Paul, founder of the Christian Church. "That this is a work of such quiet beauty and power comes as no surprise to those familiar with her more recent and famous work. That she, or any writer, should have been this accomplished in her first published work is impressive beyond words." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        In Dubious Battle.

      London, Toronto: William Heinemann 1936. 304 pp. Publishers's blue cloth with a little worn dustjacket. Spine faded at the buttom, dustjacket spine missing c. 2 cm at the buttom. Small name on flyleaf.. 1st English edition

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell's Antikvariat]
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      Published by Collins Clear Type Press, 1936. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good/Good. Slightly better than very good condition in an almost very good dustwrapper. Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Easy-to-read large text. B/w illustrations throughout. Some light bumping to corners and top and tail of spine, with a little wear. Covers are very bright. A little light browning to endpapers and page edges, else near fine. Pictorial wrapper has a few edge-tears and chips, with a couple of little bits of loss - but still mostly bright. [S]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        Gone with the Wind

      MacMillan Company, 1936. Hardcover, Very Good, Very Good. "MacMillan Company, New York 1936. First Edition / First Printing. Published May 1936, no additional printings listed. Rare. Gray Cloth boards with blue lettering. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards, light shelf wear. Three short tears at the cloth spine. Light age toning, tight spine, clean pages. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-, wrapped in a new removable mylar cover. Second issue jacket with Gone with the Wind as the first title in the first column. Shelf wear, chipping at the foot of the jacket spine, light spots at the rear panel. Short tears."

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books]
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        Horror on the Asteroid. And Other Tales of Planetary Horror

      London: Philip Allan,, 1936. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. Bookseller's ticket to front pastedown. Head of spine faded, contents toned. An excellent copy in the jacket with chips from the head of the spine panel affecting the title and from the lower panel, and with several closed tears crossing the upper panel, which have been repaired on the verso with tape, also a small spot to the upper panel. First edition, first impression of the author's first book, published as part of the "Creeps" series. Particularly rare in the attractively designed modernist dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Gone with the Wind

      MacMillan Company, 1936. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. MacMillan Company, New York 1936. First Edition / First Printing. Published May 1936, no additional printings listed. Rare. Gray Cloth boards with blue lettering. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards, light shelf wear. Three short tears at the cloth spine. Light age toning, tight spine, clean pages. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-, wrapped in a new removable mylar cover. Second issue jacket with Gone with the Wind as the first title in the first column. Shelf wear, chipping at the foot of the jacket spine, light spots at the rear panel. Short tears.

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        Memoirs of an Unconventional Soldier

      London: Ivor Nicholson and Watson, 1936. 494p. index. With five folding maps of Arras, Passchendaele, Cambrai, Hamel and Amiens and 17 diagrams of the great tank battles with two frontispieces and seven other pages. He planned the tank attack at Cambrai in 1917 and the tank operations for the autumn offensives of 1918. His Plan 1919 for a fully mechanized army was never implemented in his lifetime, and after 1918 he held various leading positions, notably as a commander of an experimental brigade at Aldershot. In the 1920s, he collaborated with his junior B. H. Liddell Hart in developing new ideas for the mechanization of armies. They together and Rommel separately understood the tank at a level that few other military men understood. Bound in rich black morocco over cloth by Maltby's of Oxford (not signed), raised bands, lettering and top edge gilt. A very nice near fine copy with just abit of fading to cloth and spine.. Near Fine. Quarto.

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB]
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        History of the Eleventh Hussars (Prince Albert's Own) 1908-1934

      London: The Royal United Service Institution, , 1936. Quarto. Original plum combed cloth, title gilt to spine, regimental badge to the upper board within a blind panel. Portrait frontispiece and 22 other plates, 39 maps, 12 of them folding, one to the rear pastedown, and the rest full-page. Spine a little dull, foxing to the edges, very slight encroachment into the margin, but a very sharp copy. First edition. This copy inscribed by the author, "Cuthbert Headlam with affection & esteem from Roger Lumley, 1936" and with Headlam's bookplate to the front pastedown. Lumley's father had been commanding officer of the regiment, and his brother Richard died in its service at Ploegsteert in October 1914, "shot by a sniper while kneeling up to look over a fence through his glasses … he had been … in France just a month … a small party assembled in the churchyard to pay last tribute to Richard Lumley. Born in the Regiment, it may be said, most of his short life had been spent under the eyes of the little group of officers who stood round his grave." Roger dutifully followed his brother into the regiment in 1916, and was duly wounded during the their retreat near Vermand in 1918. An exceptionally nice copy.

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        The Development of the Egyptian Tomb Down to the Accession of Cheops

      Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1936. Green cloth with gilt decorations to front board and to spine. Black and white illustrations throughout, tables, 2 large folding plate to rear. Modest bumping and shelfwear to outer corners and head and heel of spine. There is a stain to the lower outside corner of front board, which has affected the same corner of the first 30 pages [immediate corner only; does not affect text]. Some foxing to endpages and pages toward boards. Previous owner's inscription to front pastedown. The dustjacket has been professionally repaired at outer corners and head of spine and upper edge of reap panel. With some modest dustsoil over all, and occasional small stains. Rear panel shows some rippling.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        4 (1 autogr. and 3 typed) letters and 1 autogr. postcard, all signed ("Kandinsky").

      Dessau and Neuilly-sur-Seine, 21. XII. 1927 to 8. XII. 1936. - 4to and 8vo. 7 pp. on 5 ff. (letters) and 1 p. on 1 f. (postcard). Fine letters to Georg Schmidt (1896-1965), who was operating from 1927 to 1938 as librarian at the Basel Trade Museum and, at that time (1927), organized an exhibition of paintings by August Babberger, Arnold Brügger, Hanns Joerin, Otto Morach, and Wassily Kandinsky. In his early letters, Kandinsky discusses some details of organizing the exhibition (such as renumeration and accomodation, the transport of his works etc.), and in his letter from February 1928 he commemorates some impressions of it. "My impression of my lecture in Zurich is that the Swiss do not cope as easily with the subject as the Germans do, but subsequently are dealing longer with the issue and also in a very serious way [.] Maybe it's my personal experience since I do not speak 'propagandistic', avoid 'fanatism' and try to take up the position of a ascientist. I am convinced that the time for manifestos or tremendous gestures has passed, and that we must strive to be as objective as possible, especially we artists [.]" (25. II. 1928; transl. from the German original). - Together with a carbon copy of Schmidt's letter from January 31, 1928.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Photo Album - Royal Canadian Air Force Station Trenton, Ont. 1936

      - 66 b&w photographs - planes: A.W. Atlas, Hawker Fury, Fairey "FIII"; buildings and hangers - Rigging shop, "Hut B mowed by Cyclone", a few effects of cyclone pics incl. Boiler Plant and Hangar No. 1, Avro photos - Avro Fuselage, Avro Wing in Jig; station life - "Adastral Concert presented by R.C.A.F.", marching, parade grounds, C.O. inspection; Ontario and Tenton - scenes of Lake Ontario, playing soccer, bridge at Trenton, Falls at Consecon, Ont.; portraits. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Attic Books (ILAB, ABAC)]
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        Broncho Apache

      The Macmillan Company NY: The Macmillan Company, 1936. hardcover. NF+/NF. 1st edition, 1st printing. Author's first novel and basis for the 1954 film Apache, starring Burt Lancaster, Jean Peters, John McIntire and Charles Bronson. Book has bumped corners. Jacket has clipped flap corners, minor edge wear and rubbing on spine. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details.

      [Bookseller: Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller]
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      Ediciones del 5º Regimiento, Madrid 1936 - En un prólogo escrito por el poeta se dice: ¿Este breve cuaderno recoge algunos sonetos, romances y letrillas de EL BURRO EXPLOSIVO, libro todavía inédito¿ y añade una ¿Nota sobre el título del libro: Los mineros de Asturias , cuando la insurrección de Octubre, prepararon un burro cargado de dinamita¿¿ Y al final: ¿El 5º REGIMIENTO, dando una prueba de audacia y entusiasmo por la poesía, inaugura hoy con este cuaderno una serie de publicaciones¿¿ El ejemplar que ofrecemos está espléndidamente encuadernado y pertenece a la primera, hoy rarísima edición en el mercado. Año 1936 ó 1937 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libros Tres Vegas]
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        13 bandas y 48 estrellas. Poema del mar Caribe

      Imprenta de Manuel Altolaguirre, Madrid 1936 - Édition originale de ce poème pamphlétaire antiimperialiste, le premier du genre en langue espagnole, qu'Alberti, au cours d'une tournée en Amérique latine pour sensibiliser l'opinion au drame de l'Espagne, rédigea à la vue des horreurs du capitalisme qui entretenait inégalité et injustice partout sur le Continent. cette édition contient les notes "que puedan servir de orientacion a los obreros que lean este poema". Couverture muette recouverte de papier calque bistre imprimée en deux couleurs,exemplaire non coupé. Rare dans cet état de fraîcheur. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Nothing So Monstrous

      New York: Pynson Printers. 1936. First. First Separate Edition (originally published as part of The Pastures of Heaven, 1932); Goldstone A2f; noting that the paper supply allowed only 370 copies to be printed. Lightly worn at the edges, about fine. Published for subscribers to use as Christmas gifts, the colophon was customized with the subscriber's name following "made by the Pynson Printers of New York at the request of____ for presentation to [blank]." Goldstone notes 50 copies were so designated for Elmer Adler, 100 for Frederick B. Adams, Jr., 150 for Ben Abramson, 50 for Edwin J. Beinecke and 20 for antiquarian bookseller Howard Mott (although evidently fewer were issued with his name; only one is known). Unknown to Goldstone, this is one of apparently only six copies with Steinbeck's name in the colophon. In a letter to Frederick B. Adams, Jr., one of the publishers, Steinbeck requested six copies as he couldn't "afford any more." Steinbeck has filled in the colophon with the name of Elsie and Martin Ray, and has Inscribed upside-down on the rear free endpaper, "For Rusty and Elsie, Whose back rubbing has made me a little less monstrous than I have been. John Steinbeck." In the proper place, right side up on the front free endpaper, the author has Inscribed "I am a dope (see last page) John Steinbeck." Steinbeck was a guest at Martin (Rusty) and Elsie Ray's Mt. Eden Winery in Saratoga, California, where he is said to have written a portion of The Grapes of Wrath. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      ALFRED A. KNOPF, NEW YORK 1936 - Stated First Edition; Green cloth cover hardcover spine faded, rubbed, very worn gilt title one spine. The hinge is cracked; bookplate inside front cover. Pages are rough cut. Dust Jacket: The rear of the dust jacket has several tiny holes possible from insect, hole in dj at center of spine, chipped; sunning to spine, tearing at top/bottom; Several pages of photographs and illustrations. The Romance of Tea: An Outline History of Tea and Tea Drinking through Sixteen Hundred Years DATE PUBLISHED: 1936 EDITION: FIRST ED 276 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Gone with the Wind

      New York: The Macmillan Co., 1936. First printing, May, 1936, signed and dated, Margaret Mitchell/Atlanta, GA/October 15, 1936, bound in gray cloth lettered n blue, spine lettered and decorated in blue, a bit of toning to board edges, corners, just a touch of rubbing to spine ends, and minor bumps to corners, in later issue dust jacket which is chipped and worn. Also laid in is a letter from the secretary of publisher Macmillan Co. regarding the signing of this book to Miller Adams, president of Fred Harvey Co. The Macmillan Co. explains Margaret Mitchell's eyes were in bad state but have somewhat improved and to send along the book for her to sign. A very good copy.. First Edition. Thick Octavo.

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        Some Passages from the Letters of AE to W.B. Yeats. Limited Edition. Cuala Press

      Dublin The Cuala Press/Elizabeth Corbet Yeats 1936. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket in clear protective wraps. Some pages uncut. Paper title label browned Limited Edition [of 300] Quarter cloth spines on grey papered boards 220mm x 160mm (9" x 6"). 63pp.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        Of Human Bondage

      New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.,, 1936. Illustrated by Randolph Schwabe. Large octavo. Original brown buckram, bevelled edges, titles to spine gilt on brown ground, Maugham's sigil to upper board in gilt and brown, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Housed in the publisher's slipcase. Frontispiece and 23 collotype plates. An excellent, fresh copy in the partially tanned jacket with chaffing to the edge of the upper panel. First illustrated edition, first impression. Number 202 of 751 copies signed by Somerset Maugham and the artist, Randolph Schwabe, on the limitation leaf. Of Human Bondage was first published in 1915.

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        Love Night. A Laotian Gallantry

      The Golden Cockerel Press,, 1936.. Limited Edition, #31/200.. Hardcover. Near Fine. 141pp, with the title and 14 other engravings by Buckland Wright. Contents clean and fresh and unmarked. Mathers' introduction explains the Laotian tradition of the Love Night, but claims no more cultural veracity for his portrayal of the exotic in this play than is generally found in operettas. This being one of those copies numbered 6 to 80 specially bound and accompanied by a set of 6 extra plates, it has the full green vellum binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, with gilt decorated edges to the boards, cockerel motif and spine title in gilt. There is some slight bowing of the boards, a little minor rubbing to the edges and a tiny mark to the centre of the upper board. The pocket provided inside the back cover to house the extra prints being tight, they have been conserved in a paper folder: this lies alongside the book in the new custom marbled slipcase with silk pull ribbon. 26.7x17.5cms overall. A beautiful copy.

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        The Mechanism of Nuclear Fission.Lancaster, PA and New York, NY: for the American Physical Society by the American Institute of Physics, First edition.

      Rare offprint of this seminal paper, which presents the first comprehensive theory of nuclear fission, discovered just six months earlier by Hahn and Strassmann. This theory was essential for the development of the atomic bomb. Based on the liquid-drop model of the nucleus introduced by Bohr & Kalckar in 1936, "the theory of Bohr and Wheeler was accepted, and continued to remain ever since, as the standard description of the mechanism of nuclear fission" (Mehra & Rechenberg, <i>The Historical Development of Quantum Theory</i> 6, p. 1006).<br/><br/> "Wheeler's technical mastery of physics is best seen in the classic paper of Bohr and Wheeler, 'The Mechanism of Nuclear Fission' (1939), published on the day when Hitler's armies marched into Poland and World War II began. Bohr and Wheeler wrote the paper in Princeton, where Bohr was visiting in the spring of 1939, a few months after the discovery of fission. The paper is a masterpiece of clear thinking and lucid writing. It reveals, at the center of the mystery of fission, a tiny world where everything can be calculated and everything understood. The tiny world is a nucleus of uranium 236, formed when a neutron is freshly captured by a nucleus of uranium 235. <br/><br/> "The uranium 236 nucleus sits precisely on the border between classical and quantum physics. Seen from the classical point of view, it is a liquid drop composed of a positively charged fluid. The electrostatic force that is trying to split it apart is balanced by the nuclear surface tension that is holding it together. The energy supplied by the captured neutron causes the drop to oscillate in various normal modes that can be calculated classically. Seen from the quantum point of view, the nucleus is a superposition of a variety of quantum states leading to different final outcomes. The final outcome may be a uranium 235 nucleus with a re-emitted neutron, or a uranium 236 nucleus with an emitted gamma-ray, or a pair of fission-fragment nuclei with one or more free neutrons. Bohr and Wheeler calculate the cross-section for fission of uranium 235 by a slow neutron and get the right answer within a factor of two. Their calculation is a marvellous demonstration of the power of classical mechanics and quantum mechanics working together. By studying this process in detail, they show how the complementary views provided by classical and quantum pictures are both essential to the understanding of nature. Without the combined power of classical and quantum concepts, the intricacies of the fission process could never have been understood. Bohr's notion of complementarity is triumphantly vindicated" ('John Archibald Wheeler,' <i>Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society</i> 154, No. 1, March 2010, pp. 126-7).. Offprint from: Physical Review, Vol. 56, No. 5, September 1, 1939, 426-450 [3:blank], original printed wrappers with some light wear and mild sunning, spine strip with a 6 cm tear, still a very good copy of the rare offprint. On p.433 there is a technical marginal note in Swedish and on p.430 a decimal in table has been corrected with reference to another paper by Bohr and Wheeler

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        We The Living.

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

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        L'impero coloniale fascista.

      De Agostini 1936 - Novare, De Agostini, 1936. In folio de 568pp., reliure en pleine toile bleu marine à longs grains patinée de l'éditeur, dos lisse, titre doré sur le plat supérieur et sur le dos, coupes et coins très légèrement frottés, de très nombreuses cartes géographiques en couleurs dépliantes, de très nombreuses illustrations en n/b, notamment des photographies in texte de paysages, vues de villes et de diverses populations et individus en costumes traditionnels, contributions de Giuseppe Bottai, Alessandro Pavolini, Arturo Mareschalchi, Amedeo Maiuri, Maurizio Rava, frontispices ornés des portraits à pleine page du Roi Vittorio Emanuele II et de Benito Mussolini, en début de volume, bel exemplaire. Témoignages et ouvrage très instructifs concernant la politique fasciste en Ethiopie, Lybie et Somalie. Les écrits traitent de: Mussolini et la fondation de l'Empire, les maréchaux d'Italie De Bono, Graziani et Badoglio, les gouverneurs de Somalie De Vecchi di Val Cismon et de Lybie Giuseppe Volpi, la géographie africaine, les découvertes italiennes en Afrique, les différentes populations, le folklore, les langues, les lettres, les religions, l'archéologie, l'économie, la politique, l'agriculture, les moeurs. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Waugh in Abyssinia

      Longmans, London 1936 - HARDBACK - A very good or better book with un faded red boards with clear gilt lettering to the spine. The book is tightly bound with no signs of spine lean. The pages are clean with just a little foxing to the page block and to the first and last couple of pages. The book is free of any former owner names or inscriptions. There is a small Foyle's book sellers stamp to the base of the front paste down. The dust wrapper is in very good condition with some chipping to the spine tips and to the corners of the front and rear flap folds. The paper loss affects only the L and a small portion of the O of the Longmans print at the base of the spine. The wrapper's colours are fresh with a clean spine and rear panel.The dust wrapper is the correct first Impression with the original review covered by the overlay of a Waugh approved sticker to the whole of the front flap. The dust wrapper is correctly priced at 10/6 net. A most difficult Evelyn Waugh title to obtain in wrapper. A book that was widely criticed by the press upon publication,with the books reviews rather mixed to say the least. The book and dust wrapper are seldom offered for sale in a collectable condition. Detailed scans are available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: West Hull Rare Books - P.B.F.A.]
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        Angels on the bough

      Caldwell: The Caxton Printers. Ltd., 1936. Hardcover. 317p., decorative title page, slightly cocked otherwise a very good first edition first printing in full gray cloth and decorative gilt titles, in very good lightly-edgeworn unclipped dj with mild soiling on spine, Caxton titles on reverse of dj (a&#39;la Modern Library) Samuel Steward&#39;s first novel not noted in Young as it concerns his family life during the Great Depression in Ohio. Steward was included in Gertrude Stein&#39;s literary circle in the 1930s, became involved with Dr. Kinsey in the 1950s, worked as a tattoo artist through the 1960s and also became a gay porn writer as Phil Andros (among others)He spent his final years in Chicago. Preceded only by his self-published collection of stories, "Pan and the Fire-Bird" and several poems in magazines and journals. An important insight into the formative years of "The Secret Historian!

      [Bookseller: Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB]
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        Gone with the Wind

      MacMillan, 1936. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. MacMillan Company, New York 1936. First Edition / First Printing. Published May 1936, no additional printings listed. Rare. Gray Cloth boards with blue lettering. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards, light shelf wear. Two short tears at the head of the cloth spine. Light spots at the top edge of the pages and at the endpaper. Bumped corner, tight spine, Mild age toning at the endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-, wrapped in a new removable mylar cover. Early printing jacket, price clipped, reviews at the rear panel. Shelf wear, chipping at the head of the jacket, short tears, light spots.

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA,]
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        Letters From Prison

      John Lane, The Bodley Head, London,, 1936. Including Poems and a new version of &#39;The Swallow Book&#39;. Translated from the German by R. Ellis Roberts. Octavo. Original burgundy cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge stained burgundy. With the dust jacket. Illustrated. Fore edge spotted, spine very slightly faded but an excellent copy in the dust jacket tanned at the spine and with a small chip. First UK Edition, First Impression. With the author&#39;s signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "For Clare and Edward Cauldshaw with friendship and love Ernst Toller, London April 22nd".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      - Rarísimo cuento titulado El pajarillo de bellos colores (cuento fantástico) con dibujos de Rius que incluye una lámina independiente recortable para montar la lámina central, y que lleva disimulada al final a doble página una magnifica ilustración recordatorio de la muerte de Francisco Ascaso (lider anarcosindicalista español ) en 1936 con las siglas de la C.N.T. F.A.I. A.I.T. Sin fecha, en contracubierta Ediciones de Yo, Lit. Ventura, Barcelona. 18x24, sin paginar pero 14 páginas en cartulina gruesa más la lámina recortable. (54778).

      [Bookseller: Librería J. Cintas]
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        California Arts & Architecture - Six Early Issues

      Western States Publishing Company. 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.

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB ]
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        Géométrie Supérieure. Cours de Mr Cartan 1936-1937 [ Manuscrit d'un élève de l'Ecole Normale Supérieure en 1936 - 1937 ]

      1936 - 2 vol. in-8 manuscrit en feuillet sous chemise entoilée, 1936-1937, 151 ff. Le mathématicien Elie Cartan (1869-1951) fut titulaire de la chaire de géométrie supérieure de la Faculté des Sciences de Paris de 1924 à 1940. Bon état pour ces rare notes de cours manuscrites rédigées par un élève normalien (promo 1935) dont Arnaud Denjoy utilisa les compétences pour la mise en forme et la publication du cours sur la théorie des fonctions de variable complexe ainsi que de celui sur les applications géométriques de l'analyse. Langue: Français [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie du Cardinal]
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        The Geographical History of America or the Relation of Human Nature to the Human Mind. Introduction by Thornton Wilder

      New York: Random House, [1936] New York: Random House, [1936]. First edition, one of 1000 copies. 8vo. 207 pp. Black and white cloth. Fine in VG/F dj. Bookplate of Julian D. Beck. Wilson A26 . Wilson: "Less than 200 copies were sold and it is believed that the remaining copies were pulped, which would account for the uncommon scarity of such a comparatively recent book."

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        The FLAVOR Of TEXAS.

      Dealey and Lowe,, Dallas: 1936 - Frontis & 8 internal illustrations by Alexandre Hogue. Yes it's expensive. No, you won't find a nicer one. Printed patterned cloth binding, salmon on tan; black stamped lettering. Dust jacket. 8vo. 1st edition (McVicker A5). [12], 287, [1 (blank)] pp (including Index). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        Ulysses. Number 15 of 100 signed copies.

      John Lane The Bodley Head, London 1936 - Crown4to, xiii, 766 p. Original beautifully designed full vellum binding by Eric Gill with his gilt decorations of Homeric bows on the upper and lower cover, gilt titled backstrip, top edge gilt, cream endpapers. Faint mottling of the vellum as usual, a hint of a bruise at the head of the backstrip, peculiar pale purple speckles to the verso of the rear fep otherwise a superb completely unopened and fine copy, complete with the Bodley Head folded printed announcement of publication laid in. There is no writing or bookplates in the book. Provided with a custom made heavy duty black cloth covered slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: JIRI Books]
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        100% Money

      Adelphi Co, 1936-01-01. 2nd Revised. Hardcover. Very Good. SIGNED. New York: Adelphi Company, 1936. 257 pp. Revised edition. Signed by author in black ink on front end paper, inscribed to former owner, dated November 1941. Very Good+ hardcover in Very Good+ dust jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. Some foxing and offsetting to endpapers and gutters, fore edge foxed. Jacket presents well, worn at head and tail, small stain on front panel, nick in top edge, price intact ($2.50). Jacket is mylar-protected. A very nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        A Further Range

      Holt, New York 1936 - Hardcover. First edition. A near fine book in a near fine dust jacket. Light offsetting to the endpapers, darkening to the jacket spine and some sunning to the rear panel. Wraparound band announcing the book as a Pulitzer Prize Winner. Signed and dated by Frost in 1937 on the half title page. This is a signed trade edition and not the more common signed, limited edition. This book is from the collection of the late, noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens. Signed b the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books, ABAA]
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        Allisteu-vos. A les Milicies antifeixistes. Lithographie.

      Barcelona, Graf. Ultra S. A. Corcega, 1936? - 100 x 70 cm, Zustand B (Auf Papier aufgezogen, Faltspuren). 1200 gr.

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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