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        Biographical Dictionary of Chinese Names (Gujin Tong Xingming Da Cidian) (Hardcover)

      Shanghai Shudian Reissue of 1936 edition, with original prefaces. Some humidity stains. Minor warping due to shelfwear. Otherwise in excellent, never-used condition.

      [Bookseller: Books Asia]
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        Thank you, Mr. Moto

      Little, Brown and Co, May 1936. First Edition. Hardback.. Very good condition./Very good lightly edgeworn and lightly chipped dust jacket. . Not price clipped. Page edges dust speckled. Bottom corners slightly bumped.

      [Bookseller: Harvest Book Co]
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        The Case of the Stuttering Bishop (Signed First Edition)

      New York: William Morrow, 1936. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by Gardner on the front endpaper: "To Louise, whom we love. The whole gang, per Erle Stanley Gardner, August 1936. To Louise Weisberger." & Small mark on front cover, else about Fine in a bright, unrubbed, price-clipped dust jacket. A gorgeous copy of the ninth Perry Mason mystery.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        The Case of the Stuttering Bishop

      New York: Morrow, 1936. Black cloth red lettered on spine and front panel. Wrapped in pictorial dust jacket darkening at spine with chips at the extremities. Store stamp and ownership name to endpaper. Nice front cover on dj and thus an attractive copy of an uncommon book.. 1st Ed. Cloth. VG+/VG. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions]
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        Peer Gynt : A Dramatic Poem (Illustrated By Arthur Rackham) [FIRST EDITION DATED 1936 COMPLETE WITH DUST JACKET AND PURPOSE MADE SLIP CASE]

      Harrap, U.K., 1936. First Edition. Binding: Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Weight 1.5kgms so PLEASE EMAIL FOR SHIPPING OUTSIDE THE UK. 256 pages, size 10 inches tall by 7.75 inches. With a coloured illustrated frontispiece and 11 further full page coloured plates, with captioned tissued guards, all by Arthur Rackham. Book - in Near Very Good light brown boards with gilt lettering - some marking to the bottom corner of the front and back boards, light bumping to the extreme ends of the spine and light sunning to the spine but the detail remains bright and distinct. Contents, illustrated endpapers, minor marking to the occasional page, light creasing to the bottom corner of pages 143/4, faint yellowing to the borders of the illustrations NOT affecting the detail otherwise clean, bright and tightly bound. Dust Jacket - SEE SCAN - good, some wear and closed tears, with slight loss to spine ends, strengthened and repaired to verso. Now in a purpose made slipcase, with decorated title label to front and spine. A uniquely presented copy of this rare and desirable volume. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Poetry. Inventory No: 004422.

      [Bookseller: John T. & Pearl Lewis]
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        THE GENERAL THEORY OF EMPLOYMENT INTEREST AND MONEY

      Macmillan and Co. Limited. London. 1936. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (8.6 x 5.7 inches). A very good bright copy finely bound in recent full black morocco leather. The spine has five raised bands, the compartments ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards. Top edge gilt. A lovely copy of this classic work.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        EIMI. Signed Limited edition

      London: Covici, Friede. G: in Good condition without dust jacket in clear protective wraps. Light marking to covers. Endpapers browned. Inscription and date (Paris 1936) to fep. 1933. Limited Edition [761/1381]. Yellow hardback cloth cover. 230mm x 180mm (9" x 7"). 432pp. Signed by the author on the Limitation page to the rear of the book. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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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. Very mild crease along spine, very faint spotting to endpapers and edges, paperclip rust mark to top edge rear two leaves, pastedown and rear flap; still an excellent copy in the jacket with tiny chips top corners and head of spine panel. First edition, first impression; one of 730 copies printed of Thomas's landmark collection, publishing the poems of "this young Welsh poet" who "has, during the last two years, attracted an unusual amount of attention with his Dionysiac verse." (jacket blurb).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Calls, Sounds and Merchandise of the Peking Street Peddlers

      Beijing,,: The Camel Bell [overprinted with: The Peking Bookshop], 25th year of the Republic of China, i.e., 1936.. Oblong quarto, printed in Chinese style on double leaves, with 61 coloured lithograph plates and 16 tipped-in photographic illustrations, a paper pattern and a diagram; original silk-covered boards in fine condition; 1947 ownership inscription on front endpaper. First edition of this delightful study of Beijing street peddlers; a significant resource for the study of a disappeared way of life.As Feng Yi has noted (The sound of images: Peddlers' calls and tunes in Republican Peking, 2008, online resource), Constant's book was the first collection of such images to be published. Constant's work and Qi Rushan's ?????? ('Gudu shiyue tukao', A pictorial study of city music in the ancient capital), also published in 1936, 'are probably the only two such records on peddlers, except for short series of images and notices in Peking's popular newspapers... One can find in the press and in various publications this sense that something had been or was about to be lost in Peking's culture, and that it was time to make a record of it before it became history... The first collection of images on peddlers was published by Victor Samuel Constant. He prepared this work for an M.A. degree at the California College in China and published it in 1935 under the title Calls, sounds and merchandise of the Peking street peddlers. The author states that his work includes the most important and most common peddlers who went around Peking streets. Sixty-five peddlers are presented in the book (4 in photographs), with a description of their calls, characteristic sounds and what they have to sell or offer as service...'. As Constant says of his own work, 'Some call out their wares in a musical voice or song calculated to please the hearer. Others have a loud or discordant cry which grates on the nerves as though the devil himself had something to sell.'The coloured lithographs all take a double form with an image of the peddler accompanied by another depiction of his wares or the devices used to accompany his call. The photographs depict actual peddlers in street performances.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        Riding : The Horselovers' Magazine VOLUMES 1 - 6 (Bound as 6 volumes in 5 - with volumes 5 & 6 bound as one)

      Country Life, London. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Publisher's bound volumes - Vol 1. June 1936-May 1937. 378 pages with 306 pages of advertisements. Vol 2. June 1937-May 1938. 360 pages with 364 pages of advertisements. Vol 3. June 1938-May 1939. 360 pages with 376 pages of advertisements. Vol 4. June 1939-May 1940. 344 pages with 240 pages of advertisements. Vol 5 & 6 (bound together). June 1940-August 1941, Autumn & Winter 1941 , Spring & Summer 1942. 544 pages with 84 pages of advertisements. Books - in Good Plus original bright green boards with illustrated of a man on horseback to font board with black lettering and small gilt saddle and gilt lettering to the spine but with only gilt lettering to the spine to Volume 5&6 - some slight, faint marking to the boards - the rear of volume 3 has faint but still apparent, circular scribbling, SEE SCAN, some bumping and rubbing to the extreme corners and extreme edges and some bumping to the extreme ends of the spines. Contents, some browning to title pages, light creasing and light browning/marking to the occasional page, Volume 2, April & May 1938 pages has very light/faint browning to top half of most pages as have many pages in Volume 3 SEE SCAN. Otherwise all the pages are clean and tightly bound. An impressive and attractive set of the first six volumes of this interesting and informative magazine. Total weight approximately 10.00 Kg / 22.0 pounds, so please email for shipping for dispatch outside the UK. Size: 11 inches tall by 8.5 inches. Illustrated profusely with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Animals & Birds; Horses; Inventory No: 7735.. THIS BOOK IS HEAVIER THAN THE AVERAGE UPON WHICH CHARGES ARE BASED AND SO WILL INCUR AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE FOR SHIPPING TO ADDRESSES OUTSIDE THE U.K..

      [Bookseller: John T. & Pearl Lewis]
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        We the Living

      New York, The Macmillan Company,, 1936. Octavo. Original buff cloth, titles to upper board and spine in blue. Housed in a crimson quarter morocco solander box made by The Chelsea Bindery. Endleaves lightly browned, edges of boards darkened, spine tanned and with a small puncture at the top. Very good. First Edition, First Printing. With the author's fine presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "To Katharine Hepburn of whom I always think as my "Kira" - with great admiration Ayn Rand August 4, 1936". Inscribed in the year of publication, Ayn Rand presented this book to Katharine Hepburn on a studio set in 1936. June Roberts, a Hollywood hairdresser who worked with Hepburn on a number of movies, was with her at the time Rand presented the book and Hepburn gave it to Roberts. Rand's inscription refers to the main character in We the Living, Kira Argounova, the young daughter of a bourgeois capitalist whose independent spirit reacts against her background. Rand later contended that Hepburn was the ideal actress to portray Dagny Taggart, the heroine in Atlas Shrugged.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Chemin de croix infernal *

      Éditions GLM, Paris 5.1936. - En feuilles 26 x 20, couverture or-ange imprimée à rabats. Petite fissure délicatement restaurée à celle-ci, presqu'invisible. La couverture, qui allie la sobriété de la typographie à l'éclat de la couleur, masque un cliché pas banal: le divin poète en riches habits de soirée, robe de chambre au confort douillet et foulard de satin. Image visible sur site céleste. Édition originale. L'un des 70 exemplaires numérotés (53) sur Normandy Vellum du tirage total, signé par l'éditeur.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Flowers of Evil

      New York: Harper, 1936. hardcover. fine. Translated by George Dillon and preface by Edna St. Vincent Millay. 8vo, handsomely rebound in 1/2 blue morocco, marbled boards. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1936. Fine.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        THE TALE OF THE GOLDEN COCKEREL

      1936. (London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1936.) Original gold and red patterned cloth, with red leather spine label lettered in gold, all edges gilt. This is one of 100 numbered copies (this being #31) printed on handmade paper for The Golden Cockerel Press, signed both by the translator Hannah Waller and by the illustrator Robert Gibbings. Included also is a "Note on Pushkin and the Tale" by Raissa Lomonossova. This book (100 numbered copies plus a trade edition) was issued by The Golden Cockerel Press in honor of its namesake fable, in advance of the centenary of Pushkin's death (in 1837, at age 37, mortally wounded in a duel).~This limited edition is a magnificent production. The "cloth of gold" binding is made of golden silk with a red pattern, the page edges are gilt, and the title page is printed in gold as well. This copy is in remarkably fine condition (except that the red leather spine label may be faded); no dust jacket was issued with these special copies.

      [Bookseller: Sumner & Stillman]
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        Twenty-Five Poems

      London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd.,, 1936. Octavo. Original grey boards, titles to spine in dark blue, top edge dyed dark blue. With the dust jacket. Light partial toning to free endpapers. A superb copy in the jacket that is just a little rubbed at the ends of the spine. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Irene & George, the day after their wedding, from Dylan. September 10 1950". George Reavey (1907–1976) was a Russian-born poet, translator, and publisher who fled to Belfast with his family during the Russian Revolution. As a young man he spent time in Paris and London and became closely associated with the Surrealist Movement. Reavey published important collections of avant-garde Russian poetry as well as the first English translations of Paul Éluard, and he was Samuel Beckett's first literary agent. A beautiful copy, one of only 730 of this landmark publication.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Danske og Norske Medailler og Jetons ca. 1533 - ca. 1788.

      Avec un Résumé en français. Kbhvn. 1936. 4to. X+478 s. Rigt illustr. Indbundet i originalt shirting. Med lettere brugsspor. Biblioteksstempel og med lomme indsat bag i bogen.. The principal work on Danish and Nowegian medals from about 1533 until about 1788. Richly illustr

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosells Antikvariat]
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        Portrait photograph of John Gielgud

      New York, 3 december, 1936 - At the time, Gielgud's was making his American stage debut as "Hamlet" -- the role which made his fame (GIELGUD, JOHN) Variant of the portrait from the same session as published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. 35 x 27.7 cm. (approximately 14 x 11 inches). Half-length portrait of the actor in jacket and tie, holding a drink. Docketed in pencil on verso, giving the name of the sitter, the date of the session, and a reference to negative and print ("IX - K - 14") [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        LE MORTE D'ARTHUR. THE STORY OF KING ARTHUR & OF HIS NOBLE KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE

      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1936. Hardcover. Very mild sunning to the spines. About Fine in a Near Fine slipcase. Robert Gibbings. Three tall quarto (7-3/4" x 12-3/4") volumes bound in half blue linen and armorial-decorated boards. Illustrated with handsome wood engravings by master engraver Robert Gibbings who also designed the book. Preface of William Caxton. Edited, with spelling and punctuation modernised, by A. W. Pollard. Printed at the Golden Cockerel Press. Of a total edition of 1500 copies SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page, this is one of only 15 Presentation Copies with the publisher's blindstamp attesting to such on the colophon page where the printed number "15" is struck through and the initials "G.M." are handwritten. Acquired directly from the publisher's files, and most likely the publisher George Macy's very own copy. One of the finest productions of the press.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Bodas de Sangre (Tragedia en tres actos y siete cuadros).

      1936 - Madrid, Cruz y Raya. 1936. Se acabo de imprimir en Silverio Aguirre4º, conserva cubiertas originales. 125 p.Muy bella encuadernación en pleno marroquín, con mosaicos representando dibujos y firma de Lorca.Segunda edición. Ejemplar impecable. LITERATURA, BIBLIOFILIA, BIBLIOPHILE, RELIURE, BINDING, EDITION ILLUSTRE, ILLUSTRED EDITION, LITERATURA ESPAÑOLA, GARCIA LORCA

      [Bookseller: ArteyGrafía. com / Elena Gallego]
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        Dolph-Stewart Street, Road and Property Ownership: Map of Dutchess County New York

      Dolph and Stewart, New York 1936 - Colorful graphic wall map of Dutchess County, New York showing all townships, major routes, waterways, towns, post offices, and land owners. Includes insets of Beacon and Poughkeepsie, an index of towns and a list of "Hunt Meets of the Millbrook Hounds". Minor toning to top and bottom edges from dowels. Wall map. Color lithograph mounted on linen with original dowels. Image measures 69" x 42".

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        THE RETURN OF THE WEED ... ILLUSTRATED WITH ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPHS BY PETER HURD

      New York & London: Harper & Bros. 1936. 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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        Typed Document Signed, in Danish, 4to, n.p., Winter 1936-37

      Very Good. This document is a Danish Masters degree examination for qualifying for a teaching position in a secondary school in the math or science faculty. "Practical paper in Physics for stud. mag...Interferometric absorptions of the Cobolt-Curve-Spectre in the ultraviolet area are wanted procured in order to examine the hyperfinestructures of the lines and if possible relate these to those thermo-fissions that are known from the analysis of the visible area. The paper has been posed 1st October 1936. the answer is t obe handed in 29th October 1936 at the latest. Bohr signs as the second signature after the October 1 date, "Niels Bohr." Slight center fold tear below the text. Docketing in another hand on verso on bottom section.

      [Bookseller: David Schulson Autographs]
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        THE BLACK PERIL

      Published by John Hamilton, 1936 (Circa.). Hardback. Good. Illustrated by Leigh, Howard. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Blue cloth, black title to spine. A Biggles Story. Colour frontis. 4 blue & white plates. Covers are unevenly damp marked, with faded spine. Slight wrinkling to front endpaper. Light foxing to outer page edges, but contents are generally bright and clean. Contained in a PHOTOCOPY wrapper. [S]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        ARCHIVE consisting of 1 AUTOGRAPHED LETTER SIGNED (ALS), 1 AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED (ANS), and 1 TYPED LETTER SIGNED (TLS)

      Letter. Fine. Fine, early letters to Cornell University professor and artist Walter King Stone SIGNED as "Andy" and "Andy White" from the author of CHARLOTTE'S WEB and STUART LITTLE. A one- page typed letter about a Stone painting, in part: "When the landlady puts on a violin record downstairs, I brush typewriters, manuscripts, soiled shirts, tobacco cans, and newspapers to one side, place my feet luxuriously upon the dresser, and gaze long and wistfully down your blue valley, and at your little snow-covered house with the two lights, and at your nice little stars above the lovely blue mountains. And I ponder imponderable thoughts, and dream of astounding adventures which come to me when I explore the valley, and climb the mountains." The two-page AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED and dated 16 October on NEW YORKER stationery is likely from 1936 as it refers to an article White published in THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, "You Can't Resettle Me? A Defense of New York City by a Stubborn Inhabitant" (SEP, Vol. CCIX, 10 Oct. 1936). In part: "The only reaction I've gotten from Post readers so far is from a sad little woman who lives in Willow Street, Hoboken. She said it wouldn't take much to induce her to leave New York for the country. 'I got as far as Hempstead one time,' she said, 'and it was like heaven.'" Finally there is a Christmas card "from Katharine and Andy White" with a color photograph of a boy to the widow of Stone with a short but lovely note by White.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Die Zeichnungen und Stiche vom Kupfer- und Stahlstecher Karl Moritz Laemmel, geboren am 30. April 1822, gestorben am 17. August 1866 nach Motiven geordnet. Gesamt-Inhaltsverzeichnis.,

      Ohne Ort, 1936 - Mit 176 mont. Illustrationsproben von Lämmel darunter 26 Originalzeichnungen (Bleistift und Kreide) und 140 Probedrucken in Kupfer- und Stahlstich auf 44 grauen Kartonblättern. Beiliegt ein maschinenschriftliches Typoskript, 14 nn. Bll. mit einem Verzeichnis der enthaltenen Illustrationen. Moritz Lämmel, geboren 1822 in Leipzig, besuchte ab 1844 die Akademie der Bildenden Künste in München, mit den Fächern Kupferstecherei und Druckgrafik. In allen einschlägigen biographischen Notizen zu seinem Lebenslauf ist kein Todesdatum vermerkt, bzw. Todesdatum unbekannt angegeben. Das vorliegende Gesamtverzeichnis (?) seiner Werke ist wie folgt gegliedert: I. Zeichnungen (26 Bilder). II. Buch-Illustrationen (29 Bilder). III. Weibliche Porträts (17 Bilder). IV-VI. Männliche Porträts (104 Bilder). Die Kupfer- und Stahlstiche zumeist Probeabzüge und Abzüge vor der Schrift teils mit handschriftlichen Anmerkungen von Lämmel. Unter den Originalzeichnungen befinden sich drei Portraits von Lämmel von seinem Sohn Martin Lämmel. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 Halbleinenmappe d. Zeit mit Metallösen. Folio (435 x 350 mm). Blätter gelockert, sonst sehr schöne Gesamterhaltung.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Banzhaf]
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        The General Theory of Employment Interest and Money

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited,, 1936. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Contemporary ownership signature to front free endpaper, a couple of small ink annotations to contents. Very lightly rubbed at ends of spine, endpapers lightly toned. An excellent copy in the rubbed and creased jacket with some small chips and short closed tears and a tanned and spotted spine 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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A Motion Picture Version of Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet: The Play

      Random House 1936 - "A Motion Picture Version of Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet: The Play & The Complete Screen Script" First edition thus. 8vo. 9" x 6 1/4". 10 b/w halftone photographs from the film. Dust jacket (price clipped; chip at head of spine). Very good. 290 pages. $950.00 Essays Irving G. Thalberg; William Strunk, Jr.; Norma Shearer; Leslie Howard,; John Barrymore; George Cukor; Talbot Jennings; Cedrig Gibbons; Adrian; Oliver Messel; Max J. Herzberg. Signed and inscribed by Norma Shearer on front free endpaper: "To Eddie Lawrence - With sincerest regards from Norma Shearer Thalberg - Jan. 1938" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Houle Rare Books/Autographs/ABAA/PADA]
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        PEGGY COVERS The NEWS. A Dodd, Mead Career Book. With a Foreword by Helen Rogers Reid

      New York:: Dodd, Mead & Co.,. 1936.. 8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by the author. x, [2], 270 pp.. Linen cloth binding with black & red stamped lettering. Pictorial eps. Red topstain. Dust jacket.. VG+ (square & tight/light foxing to cloth/pos to ffep)/VG+ (modest. edgewear).. "In 1911, Bugbee got her first [and ultimately, only] newspaper job with the New York Herald (which later became the New York Herald Tribune). BugbeeÕs first important newspaper assignment was to cover a weeks-long march of suffragists from New York City to Albany. Her feminist ideals were reinforced in her founding of the Newspaper WomenÕs Club of New York. Bugbee was one of a handful of prominent female reporters who sought to expand the role of women in the male-dominated world of journalism that existed when she began her career. She was best known for her intimate coverage of Eleanor Roosevelt, beginning in 1933Ñamidst the early days of President Franklin D. RooseveltÕs terms of officeÑand ending with a reminiscence of the former First Lady, written on the day of her death in 1962." [Walker]. Bugbee wrote 5 titles in this series published as part of the Dodd Mead Career Books, of which this was her first. . Frontispiece.

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        Westkarolinen: Songosor, Pur, Merir; Tobi und Ngulu. (Full set of 2 vols.).

      Hamb., Friederichsen De Gruyter, 1935-1936. - 2 vols. Large 4to. XVIII+404;XV+351 pp. With 29 plts. & 428 ills. Bibliogr., vocab., noted music. Softcover. Or.stiff wrp. VG. (Frontcover of 1st vol. sl. chipped). Ergebnisse der Südsee-Expedition 1908-1910, Hrsg. G. Thilenius, II. Ethnogaphie, B, 9. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charbo's Antiquariaat]
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        The Source of the Bow [Original Wood Engraving]

      1936, edition Unknown. () Fine. 16.5 X 10.5 CM (6.5 X 4 inches) original black ink wood engraving on paper. In 2.5 CM (1 inch) brushed gilt decorative wooden frame with only very slight wear. Off white acid free matting. In extremely good condition, with no fading or acid burn. Crisp, and clear. Frame measures 33 X 32.5 CM (13 X 10 inches). Metal wire hanger across back. To the bottom right of the image is Phillips' signature (in pencil). A great image. Boulet MBL217. Edition unknown. A bold image depicting flpwing water under sharp and jagged rocks. The excellent quality of framing and pristine condition makes this print especially desirable. Walter Joseph Phillips (October 25, 1884 – July 5, 1963) was an English-born Canadian painter and woodcutter, acclaimed as one of Canada's most famous printmakers and for popularizing the colour woodcut in the style of the Japanese. His artistic career spanned from the 1900s through the 1940s, during which time his work was exhibited throughout North America and Great Britain. In 1940 he was asked to become a resident artist at the Banff Centre, then known as the Banff School of Fine Arts, where he played an important role in the development of their visual arts program- It's Walter Phillips Gallery, which focuses on contemporary art, is named after him. The Glenbow Museum in Calgary, Alberta holds an extensive collection of Phillips works and a research archive..

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        Le cirque *

      Au Verseau, Lausanne (1936). - Broché 27 x 22, couverture imprimée rempliée. Bel exemplaire de ce livre un peu fragile, deuxième édition onze ans après la première. L'agréable typographie, mise en page avec un rien d'audace, est aimablement prolongée par les sept hors texte; la huitième composition, qui nous a quelque peu perturbé, se trouve être la vignette de titre. L'imagerie, très travaillée dans le détail, représente divers personnages et numéros des plus typiquesCe texte admirable dédié à Richard Heyd, non repris dans les oeuvres complètes et qui est resté d'une diffusion plutôt restreinte (les deux premières éditions n'en totalisent pas 350 exemplaires) est une sorte de réflexion poignante sur la solitude humaine, révélée dans la foule par la venue d'un petit cirque en ville.Notre exemplaire comporte, exceptionnellement, la suite des 7 hors texte sur Chine, habituellement réservée aux 10 exemplaires de tête.Un illustré de Ramuz très réussi, sur un troisième papier qui a beaucoup plus de corps (et de classe) que le dernier, déjà bien rare et disponible aussi sur demande, broché ou sous ravissante demi reliure signée de Semet & Plumelle. [Bringolf 32a] Première édition illustrée. L'un des 40 exemplaires numérotés sur Hollande, outre 10 Chine nominatifs signés avec suite et 5 planches refusées sur Japon, 20 Japon et 155 vélin teintés.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        EYELESS IN GAZA

      London: Chatto & Windus 1936 - No. 98 of an edition limited to 200 copies, of which 190 were for sale. Signed by Huxley on the limitation page. Octavo. 619 pp. Brown cloth spine and hinges with gilt titling. Decorative paper over boards. Top-edge gilt. Most pages unopened. Weight is 2.5 lbs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A FURTHER RANGE

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1936). First Edition. Hardcover. Owner name on the front endpaper. Spine sunned. Near Fine, lacking the dustwrapper. A later printing of the First Trade Edition of Frost's third Pulitzer Prize winner. This copy is INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the half-title page to a professor at the University of Texas, Philip Graham, with two stanzas, a total of eight lines, from the poem "A Drumlin Woodchuck," which is included in this volume: "My own strategic retreat/Is where two rocks almost meet/And still more secure and snug/A two-door burrow I dug./With those in mind at my back/I can sit forth exposed to attack/As one who shrewdly pretends/That he and the world are friends.

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        New Hampshire

      New York: Henry Holt and Company 1936 - 8vo., green boards and cloth lettered in black; minor rubbing to corners. First edition, later printing. A presentation copy, inscribed: "To William M. Pinkerton, for a number of reasons from his friend and teacher, Robert Frost, Harvard 1941," on the free endpaper. The descendant of the Pinkerton family, who founded Pinkerton Academy, where Frost taught, William M. Pinkerton was a student of Frost's at the University of Michigan and subsequent director of public affairs at Harvard University. A scarce publication with a significant presentation [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LIFE LINES

      London: Chapman and Hall. 1936. "4to. Unpaginated [46 numbered plates, plus prelims]. Illustrated with b/w gravures. A series of studies of female nudes; some dramatically lit high- contrast work, and sensuous soft-focus portraits. A lovely collection. Please note: Oversized volume: this book will require additional shipping for destinations outside the US. Please write for details; we will ship at cost." Printed beige cloth, with some darkening at edges. Dust jacket present: age-toned, rubbed and nicked, missing pieces at top of spine and at back edge. Foxing to end-papers and a faint mustiness to book, but no signs of damp; internals clean and very good.

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        CUP OF GOLD

      New York: Covici Friede. 1936. First Edition; 2nd state. Hardcover. Near Fine in a Near Fine price clipped dust jacket. Flaps are clipped on all four corners, owner book plate. Steinbeck's first book. This is the second state of the binding with blue cover and a first state of the dust jacket, without the publisher's seal on the spine. Has protective mylar wrapper. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        The Book of the Piscatorial Society 1836-1936

      London: The Piscatorial Society , 1936. Green cloth covers with gilt fish and title on front, blindstamped ruled margins, gilt title on spine. 34 full page black and white plates plus frontispiece in colour. 128pp. Gilt upper page edges, roughcut lower, marbled grey endpapers. Three 2mm rubs, on spine ends and one corner. Light age toning to endpapers and margins of outer pages, no other markings. Undated, assumed 1936. 890g.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        Aesop's Fables

      London: G. Harrap and Co., 1936. 312pp, [2]. Original full vellum, semi-raised bands, spine in six panels, title to second panel, grape device to fourth, with date to foot, covers with double fillet border and grape device corner pieces, upper cover with fox device to centre, all in gilt, t.e.g., marbled endpapers, in original publishers slipcase (spotted and worn to edges), with original paper label to spine. Spine very slightly dulled, very minor rubbing. Very light foxing to edges of text block, previous owners book label to foot of front pastedown, otherwise internally bright and clean. With twelve full-page copper plate engravings by Gooden. One of five hundred copies, this being number three hundred and forty-two. For Gooden, see Horne, pages 221-2. Signed by Illustrator. First Thus. Full Vellum. Very Good/No Jacket (as Issued). Illus. by Gooden, Stephen. 8vo. Limited Edition.

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        The Gilt Kid; There Ain't No Justice; You're In the Racket, Too

      London: Jonathan Cape,, 1936–7. 3 volumes, octavo. Original yellow cloth, titles to spines in turquoise. With the dust jackets. Ticket of the Dutch department store Magasin Du Nord to each front pastedown. Excellent copies in the dust jackets with very light wear to the extremities. First edition, first impressions of the first three novels by the undeservedly obscure James Curtis, whose works rivalled those of his contemporaries Graham Greene and Christopher Isherwood. Curtis, after a middle class upbringing, embraced leftist politics and turned to the underworld, writing novels about criminals, prostitutes, and boxers. After the 1930s he began a slide into obscurity, and today is one of British literature's great "missing persons". These novels are scarce in jackets, and a set in this condition is a rarity.

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        Pintura Moderna. Asociación Amigos del Museo .Colección Rafael A. Crespo.

      talleres de Francisco Colombo, San Antonio de Areco, Buenos Aires 1936 - Pintura Moderna. Asociación Amigos del Museo .Colección Rafael A. Crespo. DEDICADO FIRMADO Y FECHADO POR RAFAEL CRESPO. Prólogo de Oliverio Girondo.1936 In Folio, 48 pp., (incluye Portada) con el texto de O. Girondo; 5 h., con la catalogación de las obras y 45 láminas con la reproducción de éstas. Encuadernación Original. Ejemplar en muy buen estado, salvo lomo algo desconsolidado .se han impreso de este volumen 325 ejemplares sobre papel Cumberland “Arte”, con 45 reproducciones realizadas por GUILLERMO NAGEL, de los cuales 40 ejemplares, fuera de comercio llevan la firma de Rafael Crespo, y los restantes se hallan numerados del 1 al 285. LA PRESENTE EDICIÓN se terminó de imprimir el 14 de agosto de 1936 en los talleres de Francisco Colombo, San Antonio de Areco, Buenos Aires. ESTE EJEMPLAR PERTENECE A LOS QUE ESTAN FUERA DE COMERCIO Y LLEVA LA FIRMA AUTÓGRAFA DE RAFAEL CRESPO. La pluma de Oliverio Girondo nos regala en estas páginas su mirada sobre los más destacados artistas de la llamada Pintura Moderna (impresionistas y cubistas junto al aullido de los "Fauves"). "Con su aire de improvisación y su aspecto perecedero, las obras de los artistas modernos serán mucho menos perfectas y mucho más impuras. Aunque jamás nos alcancen una verdadera plenitud, es innegable que se adentran más fácilmente en nuestro cariño, pues su disconformidad con cuanto deje de traducir su propio desgarramiento, resume la insatisfacción de nuestra época y el esfuerzo desesperado por encontrar algo a qué aferrarse" Oliverio Girondo. Las 48 páginas del texto de Girondo son una verdadera joya sumada a la calidad de los artistas y la reproducción de sus obras. Sólo para coleccionistas exquisitos. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Mon premier voyage (tour du monde en 80 jours) *

      Gallimard, Paris 10.12.1936. - Broché, couverture imprimée. Dos jauni et tête poussiéreuse. Avec feuillet d'errata poético-ironique? Sur les traces de Jules Verne? dont un hommage sous forme d'image volante, c'est le cas de le dire puisqu'on y voit une montgolfière, reproduit un dessin de l'auteur (daté de 1955), signé à la main des initiales de ce dernier.Dans le prolongement de l'amusement du feuillet d'errata, un drôle de petit ensemble. Édition originale. L'un des 305 exemplaires numérotés sur alfa, après 9 Japon et 28 vélin pur fil.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1936

      John Wisden and Co., Ltd., London 1936 - Original brown cloth boards with adverts present on the end papers and paste downs, a clean, tightly bound edition, with no marks or writing inside. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1936

      London: John Wisden & Co. Ltd. 1936 - Seventy-third edition. Original hardback. Covers wrinkled and gilt badly faded. A fair copy.

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        LAKE TANA AND THE BLUE NILE. An Abyssinian Quest

      London: MacMillan, 1936 Major R. E. Cheesman. LAKE TANA AND THE BLUE NILE. An Abyssinian Quest. Macmillan, London, 1936. First Edition in Dustwrapper. 8vo., 400pp., green cloth with gilt titles on spine & gilt canoe on front panel. 49 photo illustrations, incl. one long foldout panorama frontis. & one colored folding map at the back. Cheeseman's book painfully written for a second time after his manuscript had been stolen with his car, was the first description of much unexplored country in southern and eastern Gojjam. Cheesman was HM Consul in NW Abyssinia for 9 years & he received permission to survey the Lake Tana region & the Blue Nile as it coursed through Abyssinia to the Sudan. Cheesman travel several times to the region. He journeyed to all the related islands which had never before been visited by any European. He also made the first journey through the lake down the Blue Nile across previously unexplored territory to the furthest point reached by expeditions that had entered Abyssinia from Sudan. An extraordinary adventure & a very important book, here in hansdome collectible condition. A near fine or better copy in a near fine example of the rare dustwrapper. Extremely nice & very uncommon as such indeed. Major Cheesman was H.M. Consul for North-west Ethiopia, 1925-1934. He recorded his surprise on arriving in Ethiopia at finding that the upper waters of "one of the most famous of the rivers of the world, and one whose name was well known to the ancients" was in his lifetime "marked on the map by dotted lines", managed to map the upper course of the Blue Nile between 1925-1933. He did this not by following the river along its banks & through its impassable canyon, but following it from the highlands above, travelling some 5,000 miles (8,000 km) by mule in the adjacent country.. First Edition..

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        GONE WITH THE WIND (Signed First Edition)

      New York: Macmillan, 1936. First edition. Very Good/Poor. First printing, May 1936, with first issue jacket. A Very Good copy of the book with toning to the spine, minor soiling to the boards and some wear at the extremities. In a Poor example of the first issue jacket wtih tape reinforcement all over the jacket verso and also some reinforcement on the recto. Signed by the author on the front free end paper and small bookseller's ticket from Davison Paxon Co. departent store in Atlanta, where the book was first offered for sale and was likely signed. & & A true first, albeit worn copy of this twentieth-century monolith; the basis for the critically acclaimed, 1939 film starring Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh. Mitchell managed to create a book that was both an engaging romance (without being sentimental) as well as a sympathetic portrayal of the devastation to the Southern way of life in the wake of the Civil War. No other work of literature more fully captures the old Southern gentility than "Gone With the Wind." "This is beyond a doubt one of the most remarkable first novels produced by an American writer. It is also one of the best." (J. Donald Adams, New York Times Book Review July 5, 1936). Very Good in Poor. dust jacket.

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        Loyalties, Mesopotamia : a personal and historical record / by Sir Arnold T. Wilson [complete in 2 volumes]

      London ; New York : London : Oxford University Press ; H. Milford, 1936. 1st Edition in this form. Physical description: 2v.: illus., plates, ports., maps ; 25 cm. Contents: v.1. 1914-1917 --v.2. 1917-1920. Subjects: Wilson, Arnold Talbot, Sir, 1884-1940 -- World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Iraq -- Military history -- Memoirs. Notes: "Reissued in The Oxford Bookshelf, October, 1936." Vol.1 has four folded maps in rear pocket. Finely bound copies in modern leather-backed marbled boards. Gilt-blocked leather label to spine, with raised bands. Gilt tooling to spine compartments. Minor, scattered marginal foxing. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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        We the Living

      Macmillan 1936 - First Edition, First Printing INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Ayn Rand to William Shapard, but spelled Shepherd "To William Shepherd- in appreciation of my radio interview. Ayn Rand, August 23, 1936. A magnificent copy SIGNED and Dated the same year of the publication of the book. The book is bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's tan cloth. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with slight wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION SIGNED by the author with the William Shapard stamp to the front paste down for provenance. We buy SIGNED Rand First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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