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      New York-London: Harper & Brothers, 1936. A CLERGYMAN'S DAUGHTER- George Orwell- Harper & Brothers-NY/London- Aug 17, 1936- 1st US Edition & Printing- Hardcover:-12mo Good+/ no dj -some cover staining and spots but nevertheless a solid copy from one of his least read but rarest books- No date, published first by Harpers in NY after the Gollancz edition in UK of 1935- 317pp, lightly toned but clean, no tears or writing-missing front ffep- original blue cloth with Harpers mark on bottom right front cover, yellow titles and design on spine- book is solid- SEE PHOTOS- On June 9, 1936, Orwell married Eileen O'Shaughnessy, and on August 17, A Clergyman's Daughter was published in New York. A Clergyman's Daughter, which was published in Britian on March 11, 1935.-"It details the trials and tribulation of Dorothy Hare, a woman whose sad existence, devoted to 'good works' is turned upside down."- His scarcest novel...some say that no more than 500 copies were ever printed. "This book has a great effect of showing how scandal can affect prominent community members. Dorothy goes "missing" after she kisses the villages most disreputable character. During her time as a missing person she learns new experiences such as sleeping in the streets and picking hops for a meagre wage. These elements are informed by Orwell's own experience with homelessness and poverty as described in Down and Out in Paris and London. Dorothy eventually finds a job as a schoolteacher, an experience that also parallels Orwell's own life."- Mispelled on spine as The Clergyman's Daughter- half-title and tile are A Clergyman's Daughter -RARE & very collectible- Fiction-general-classic-Orwell (3483) . 1st Edition-1st Printing-US. Cloth. Good+/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        Une Oeuvre de Pierre Patout: Les Agrandissements des Galeries Lafayette

      Paris: Éditions René Kieffer, 1936. Near fine in silver-stamped French-folded wrappers with Patout's name inked on the thin spine. No copies in OCLC.. Limited Edition. Quarto. One of 337 copies (this copy unnumbered). Illustrated with 12 tipped-in plates (10 photographic) documenting the construction and design of architect Pierre Patout's art-deco renovations at Galeries Lafayette in 1936. Text in French, with several additional images.

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      London: V. Gollancz. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1936. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 318 pages; Orig. Blue cloth; moderate wear, spine ends just rubbed, slightly dusty, firm. Minor spotting to front & back matter. F. A.4a. Gordon Comstock is a poor young man who works in a grubby London bookstore and spends his evenings shivering in a rented room, trying to write. He is determined to stay free of the “money world” of lucrative jobs, family responsibilities, and the kind of security symbolized by the homely aspidistra plant that sits in every middle-class British window. .

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      N Y. N Y: Harper,. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1936. First American Edition. Hardcover. CLERGY; Amnesia; tall 12mo; 317 pages; Orig. Blue cloth; slight edge wear, spine ends very slightly frayed, slightly cocked. Endpapers a little discolored. Sheets of British ed. With new title page. Fenwick A.3b. Child of clergy--Fiction. Dorothy, the heroine of this novel, performs good works, cultivates good thoughts, and pricks her arm with a pin when a bad thought arises. She then has a series of unexpected and degrading adventures after becoming a victim of amnesia. Though she regains her life as a clergyman’s daughter, she has lost her faith. .

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      1936. Fine. SERIZAWA Keisuke. EHON DON KIHOUTE. Mukomachi: Sunward Press, Showa 11 [1936] #22 of 25 of 100cc. 28.7 x 20.7 cm String-bound Japanese style in lacquered, printed paper covers, done by Suzuki Shigeo. Enclosed in the publisher's patterned cloth-covered chitsu clasped case. Perhaps the finest and most important Creative Print Movement illustrated book of the 20th century and a cornerstone for any collection of Japanese ehon. This copy includes the publisher's order sheet with description of the book's origins, limitation, etc. Interestingly enough, the English language order sheet claims that the copy at hand is of the original 75 copies printed in Japan, while the Japanese colophon inside the book reveals it was part of an extra 25 copies printed specifically to be shipped abroad. It was commissioned by Carl T. Keller, the collector of Don Quixote material and illustrated with 31 hand-colored "stencil-engravings" [katazome], by the master Serizawa, later named a Living National Treasure. The covers, being lacquered, are subject to cracking with any use. This copy is amazingly unblemished, with only the slightest cracking along the hinge line. The chitsu case is complete with the original detached clasp included and some weakening to the hinges. A lovely production in remarkable condition.

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      London, John Lane The Bodley Head,, 1936. Thick royal octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, twin rule to boards gilt, greek keys to turn-ins gilt, jap vellum doublures and endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Housed in a dark blue leather entry slipcase. A fine copy. First UK Edition. The entire edition was limited to 1000 copies only, of which this is one of 900 numbered copies. This was the first issue to be entirely produced in Britain, with an appendix with documents relating to the legal history of Ulysses and with a bibliography.

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        Journey Without Maps (First Edition)

      Garden City: Doubleday Doran, 1936. First American Edition. Graham Greene first left Europe in 1935 to visit Liberia, and this title, the first of several very personal and philosophical non-fiction travel books he would write between his novels, was the result. Fine in a sharp, Near Fine dust jacket. Jacket is exceptional, with the slightest toning to the spine letters, a few tiny nicks at the spine ends, and a couple of tiny closed tears.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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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 - 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      - Edições Cosmos. Lisboa. S/d [1936-45]. 47 fascículos encadernados em 4 volumes. De 18x12 cm. Com cerca de 1880 páginas. Encadernações da época com lombadas em percalina. Colecção de fascículos onde são descritos os usos e os costumes indígenas e outros aspectos das colónias dignos de menção: 'os Cadernos Coloniais foram escritos pelos mais distintos colonialistas [sic] e pelos nossos mais brilhantes homens de letras'. Contém os CADERNOS COLONIAIS com os seguintes títulos, nomeadamente: Freire de Andrade por Eduardo de Noronha; África Desconhecida por António Lebre; Ilhas Crioulas por Augusto Casimiro; Eduardo Costa por Eduardo de Noronha; Artur de Paiva pelo Tenente-Coronel Joaquim Duarte Silva; Alves Roçadas pelo Coronel Henriques Pires Monteiro; A Terra, A Gente e os Costumes de Timor por Paulo Braga; Augusto de Castilho por Eduardo de Noronha; Sertanejos por Maria Archer; General Padrel por Joaquim Duarte Silva; Singularidades dum País Distante por Maria Archer; A Ocupação de Moxico pelo Tenente-Coronel Trigo Teixeira; Mandingas por António Carreira; Dili-Bázar Tete por Paulo Braga; Ninho de Barbaros por Maria Archer; Lourenço Marques na África Austral por Eduardo de Noronha; Mística Imperial por F. Alves de Azevedo; O Planalto de Benguela pelo Capitão Jaime Rebelo Espanha; Angola Firme por Maria Archer; Lendas Negras por Fernando de Castro Soromenho; Nos Antípodas por Paulo Braga; Estado da Índia por José F. Ferreira Martins; Baltazar Pereira do Lago por Eduardo de Noronha; A Guiné Portuguesa Através da História pelo Coronel Leite de Magalhães; Figuras das Guerras de África por Julião Quintinha; Política Colonial por Brito Camacho; D. Francisco Inocêncio de Sousa Coutinho por Gastão Sousa Dias; Um Reconhecimento no Sul de Angola pelo Tenente-Coronel J. R. Costa Júnior; Costumes Mandingas por António Carreira; A Ilha dos Homens Nus por Paulo Braga; Missões Religiosas Portuguesas pelo Padre Alves Correia; Colónias Piscatórias em Angola por Maria Archer; Oiro de Rand por Julião Quintinha; O Massacre dos Dragões do Conde de Almoster pelo Capitão A. A. da Silva Guardado; Pombeiros de Angola por António Augusto Dias; Alma Africana por Augusto Casimiro; Vida, Religião e Morte dos Mandingas por António Carreira; Cecil Rhodes e o Mapa Côr de Rosa por Alves de Azevedo; Descobrimentos e Descobridores Portugueses por José F. Ferreira Martins; A Alma Negra pelo Cónego António Miranda Magalhães; Povoamento de Angola por Gastão Sousa Dias; Timor País de Sol e de Volúpia por Paulo Braga; Benguela por António Augusto Dias; O Massacre de Cunene por Manuel Francisco Contreiras Júnior; Aspectos de Angola por Norberto Gonzaga; Paisagens de África por Augusto Casimiro; e CADERNOS DE CULTURA com os seguintes títulos, nomeadamente: O Japão Actual por Jaime Brasil; Da Clava aos Gases Asfixiantes e Bacilos Epidémicos por Eduardo de Noronha; e A Conquista do Polo Norte por A. Luquet. Location/localizacao: 3-A2-E-10

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        Olympia Zeitung. Offizielles Organ der XI. Olympischen Spiele 1936 in Berlin.

      Subject: (Olimpiadi). Berlin, 1936 dal n 1 (21 luglio) al n 30 (19 agosto) pp. 624, completamente illustrate da foto. Tutto il pubblicato in un volume rilegato in mezza pelle rossa. Rarissima raccolta.

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        OLYMPIA 1936 (2 volúmenes)

      Cigareten-Bilderdienst, Hamburgo 1936 - 127, 165 pág 31x24 cm Tela con sobrecubierta Sobrecubierta deslucida Obra de historia sobre las olimpiadas del 1936 celebradas en Berlín. Contiene numerosas fotografías en negro y un desplegable. Íntegramente en alemán.

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        They Gave Him a Gun

      Harrison Smith and Robert Haas New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas. 1936. First. First edition. Fine in a very attractive, very good plus dustwrapper with small nicks at the corners. Nicely Inscribed by the author to his daughter: "To Antonia Joyce Cowen, Toni -- My love from Father Jan. 27, 1936." Hardboiled novel about a man who learns to kill in the war, and utilizes his new skills in civilian life. Vivid jacket art juxtaposing the protagonist as a WWI trench soldier, and then as a Prohibition-era gangster. Basis for the 1937 gangster film directed by W.S. Van Dyke and featuring Spencer Tracy, Gladys George, and Franchot Tone. .

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      Newtown, Montgomeryshire: Gregynog Press, 1936 The Institution and Life of Cyrus, the first of that name, King of Persians. Eight bookes treating of noble education, of Princely exercises. Military discipline, Warlike stratagems, preparations & expeditions: written in Greeks by the sage Xenophon. Translated out of Greeke into English, and conferred with the Latin and French translations, by Philemon Holland of the city of Coventry Doctor of Physick. Bound in dark green oasis, covers decorated with center and corner pieces onlaid in red and light green, outlined in gilt and blocked with gilt decoration of Persian character, couple of tiny marks to covers. Gilt rule frame, 5 raised bands. Gilt paneled spine with gilt title and imprint, green silk headbands, tiny mark at head, top edge gilt, fore edge and tail uncut. Internally, no inscriptions, a little offsetting to ffep edges as is normal, (ii), iii-xvii (1), 321, (3) pp, on Batchelor hand -made paper with hanging notes in red and floriated wood engraved initials by Loyd Haberly, hand coloured in red and green, at the opening of the book, an edition of just 150 copies. (Harrop 34) First printed by JL for Robert Allot, to be sold at the sign of the Beare in Paul's Churchyard, 1632, and now fully reprinted from the 1632 edition at the Gregynog Press. A stunning effort!

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        Murder in the Bookshop

      J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia 1936 - A Fleming Stone Detective Novel. Very good first edition book in very good dust jacket. Red cloth covered boards are bright and clean with some scuffs on front and back panels that can be seen in the right light. Black text on front panel and spine is crisp and clear. Head and tail of board spine are creased and rubbed and beginning to fray. Front and back end papers have similar splash stains which are limited to just those pages. "Case Rental Library" stamped on front paste down. Some discoloration around inside page edges due to paper quality, otherwise book is internally. Colorful dust jacket is soiled overall and stained in several places. Jacket spine is sunned. Head of jacket spine is creased and chipped. Tail of jacket spine has a 1 1/4" closed vertical tear with adjacent 5/8" horizontal tear. All folds are separated to some degree, see close up options of reverse side for best inspection. Inside flap corners are universally clipped. Price of $2.00 is intact on lower right corner of front inside flap. Includes custom made box. Many additional photos are available at your request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Jackals of the Clouds [The ''Ace'' Series]

      Published by John Hamilton Limited, 32 Bloomsbury Street, London circa edition not stated [First Edition was 1936]. circa 1936. - Hard back binding in publisher's original vibrant orange cloth covers, black lettering and sundial to the spine. 8vo 7½'' x 5¼'' 224 printed pages of text with four single-sided monochrome illustrations on coated paper by Howard Leigh. Ink name to the verso of the frontispiece, front free end paper adhered to the front paste down. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition Howard Leigh illustrated dust wrapper with 5 mm loss of paper across the spine ends, not affecting any text, spine slightly sun faded, small chips to the corners, not price clipped 3s 6d. Dust wrapper supplied in archival acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A. STORIES FOR BOYS [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Will You Walk into My Garden?

      New York: Derrydale Press, 1936 - No. 113 of 200 copies printed. 8vo. Illustrated with photographs. [xii], 48, [1] pp. Original green cloth, titled in gilt on upper board. Spine ends slightly rubbed, else fine. Presentation inscription from the author on the flyleaf, "For Mrs. Bertha Hopkins from Clara C. Lenroot December 24th, 1936". Rare. Frazier L-3-a; Siegel 108 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Organisationsbuch der NSDAP. Herausgeber: Der Reichsorganisationsleiter der NSDAP

      Zentralverlag der NSDAP, München 1936 Première édition du livre d'organisation du NSDAP. 550 pp. Portrait d'Adolf Hitler en frontispice. 71 planches couleurs et de nombreuses figures Noir et Blanc in-texte. Reliure toilée rouge éditeur avec le titre frappé en argent. In-8 (21,5 x 15,5 cm). Planches couleurs sur les sigles, insignes, uniformes, armes du NSDAP (cf scans). Ouvrage technique extrêmement rare dans sa toute première édition. Très bel exemplaire. Erste Ausgabe XXXIII, 550 Seiten mit einem Frontispiz-Porträt Adolf Hitlers, 71 farbigen Tafeln sowie zahlreichen schwarz-weißen Illustrationen im Text, silbergeprägter roter Oln, 8° ( 21,5 x 15,5 cm ). Die farbigen Tafeln mit Wappen- und Uniformdarstellungen, Wimpel, Abzeichen, Standarten, Fahnen ua. (cf scans). Inhalt: Der Parteigenosse; der Politische Leiter; Partei-Symbole, Abzeichen; Parteidienst / Hoheitsträger - Hoheitsgebiete / Interne Dienststellen der NSDAP und Parteidienststellen mit angeschlossenen Verbänden, Parteigerichtsbarkeit / SA, NSKK, SS, HJ und Reichsarbeitsdienst / Vereinbarungen zwischen den angeschlossenen Verbänden der Partei und staatlichen Organisationen - Vereinbarungen der der Partei angeschlossenen Verbände untereinander / Partei und Staat ? Gesetze. Selten in erste Aufgabe, sehr gute Zustand. First edition. 550 pp. b&w photo of Adolf Hitler on frontispiece. 71 color-plates and many B&W fig. in-texte. Red cloth with silver Nazi emblem on front and with silver lettering on front & spine. Rare in this first edition. Very good condition Très bon couverture rigide Edition originale

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        Cards on the Table

      Collins Crime Club, London 1936 - Spine slightly faded and covers lightly soiled otherwise near fine without dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Vie de Jésus.

      Flammarion 1936 - - Flammarion, Paris _1936, 13x19cm, relié sous étui. - Edition originale, un des 60 exemplaires numérotés sur Japon, tirage de tête. Reliure en plein maroquin noir, dos à quatre nerfs, date dorée en queue, roulettes dorées sur les coiffes, encadrement de septuples filets dorés sur les contreplats de soie moirée menthe bordés de maroquin noir, gardes de soie menthe, gardes suivantes de papier à effet moiré, filets dorés sur les coupes, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée sur témoins; étui bordé du même maroquin à intérieur de feutrine rouille, superbe ensemble signé de Semet & Plumelle. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à la comtesse Du Bourg de Bozas. Ex-libris de cette dernière encollé sur une garde. Très bel exemplaire parfaitement établi. . La Librairie Le Feu Follet offre aux clients AbeBooks 10% de réduction ainsi que les frais de port vers la France métropolitaine sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 1725 EUR. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        High Wall

      Harrison Smith & Robert Haas New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas. 1936. First. First edition. Pastedowns darkened, with a small stain on the front fly, else very good plus in a moderately rubbed, good dustwrapper lacking 1.25" at the foot, and with shallow loss at the crown. Brain-damaged man confesses to murder, is put in the local lunatic asylum, nurse becomes interested in his story. Basis for the classic 1947 film noir directed by Curtis Bernhardt and featuring Robert Taylor, Audrey Totter, and Herbert Marshall. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Gouache aquarellée de Gino Starace pour la couverture de La Tigresse de Jean de La Hire.

      Arthème Fayard 1936 Gouache aquarellée de Gino Starace pour la couverture de La Tigresse de Jean de La Hire, n°333 du Livre Populaire, Arthème Fayard, 1936. Exécutée sur un carton Canson lavis A à grain satiné de format 17 x 25 cm (marges comprises ; le dessin fait 15 x 24), non signée. La cartouche du titre fait partie du dessin original ; un macaron avec le prix de vente est collé. Un papier calque monté sur le haut du canson vient protéger le dessin. Magnifique état. Giocchino Starace (1859 ? 1950), dit Gino Starace, fut le célèbre illustrateur de la collection du « Livre Populaire » des éditions Arthème Fayard, il en fit un nombre impressionnant de couvertures, choisissant très souvent une scène majeure, violente, étrange, émouvante, du roman, ou bien un portrait saisi dans un sentiment de colère, d'effarement, de terreur. Starace, dit-on, lisait souvent les textes pour choisir la scène qu'il allait composer. Natif de Naples, ce dessinateur italien a dominé presque un demi-siècle de littérature populaire française, grâce à une technique classique irréprochable au service des débordements du genre. Dans Lisibilité, emphase, narrativité (in Tapis Franc n°1, 1988), Daniel Couégnas montre que Starace perçut « la nécessité vitale qui commandait que l'illustration de couverture, cette affiche publicitaire en réduction fût saisie instantanément, appréhendée, déchiffrée de manière univoque par le regard afin de provoquer désir ou curiosité, conditions nécessaires d'une lecture ultérieure du roman ». Il précise que « la force de Starace, c'est sa capacité de synthétiser en une scène les stéréotypes qui renvoient immédiatement le lecteur moyen, médiocrement instruit, à un déjà-lu, ou un déjà-vu, tant historique que dramatique ou psychologique. » Son classicisme marié aux excès mélodramatiques, le choix de couleurs vives, la dynamique du mouvement et l'emphase constituent sa griffe qui culmine avec la folie surréaliste de la série à 65 centimes des Fantômas de Pierre Souvestre et Marcel Allain. Relevons aussi de grands textes de Gaston Leroux (Chéri-Bibi), les Pardaillan de Michel Zévaco, la saga de Rocambole de Ponson du Terrail, Naz-en-l'Air de Souvestre et Allain. (tv) Très bon couverture rigide Edition originale

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        Perfect Specimen

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

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      Bodley Head, London 1936 - Olive buckram gilt lettered on spine with gilt bow to front panel (by Eric Gill).Edition limited to 1000 copies of which this is number 361.This is first edition to be printed in England.Top edge gilt.Includes the one page prospectus for this edition. Advertised as the final and definitive edition Wear to the extremities. Spine faded. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Album Germany Deutschland Sport Oyimpics Games Olympischen Spiele Berlin, Juno and Vera

      1936 - Album with 580 small photographs or "bild" about the Olimpic Games of Berlin. Mint condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      - Separata de Cruz y Raya. Madrid, Cruz y Raya, 1936, 17x23, de pág. 74 a 100. Emotiva dedicatoria manuscrita de Luis Rosales al poeta Leopoldo Panero, así como dedicatoria de Luis F. Vivanco, fecha mayo 1936. Firma de José Panero (Michi) hijo de Leopoldo con fecha 1966. Encuadernado en plena piel con nervios, ruedas en los planos, conserva cubierta. (37940).

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        A genoux esclave

      Les Editions du Couvre-Feu 1936 Grand in-8 broché. Couv rempliée. Complet des 15 illustrations hors texte de Wighead sur papier couché. Un des 500 ex. numérotés. Exceptionnel roman sadomasochiste des années 30, par son format, le luxe de ses illustrations et la crudité des situations. Son thème est la domination féminine conjuguée à la soumission masculine, moins répandu que la soumission féminine. Galding en est le spécialiste (Gitanes dominatrices, Sous la croupe féminine, etc.). Ce roman se lit comme l'effarante utopie d'un monde gouverné par des femmes arrogantes, toutes dominatrices, des servantes prolétaires aux impérieuses maîtresses, au service desquelles les hommes abdiquent toute liberté et sont domestiqués aux pires abjections. Le style minutieux et répétitif de Galding participe à la fascination et à l'endoctrinement que la domination exerce sur les personnages masculins. L'auteur souligne avec un plaisir sadique les moindres tremblements des esclaves, décrit la honte pourpre qui monte au front, les larmes qui coulent, les hoquets de dégoût, les fesses serrées convulsivement dans l'attente des coups, les frustrations sexuelles. La narration juxtapose des séquences et pousse les fantasmes à leur paroxysme. Une île mystérieuse d'Amérique latine, « colonie de la Domination » dirigée par des femmes riches, membres d'un Club des Maîtresses, constitue un univers clos et enchanteur, doté d'une nature « riante » (Galding insiste sur l'adjectif), qui contraste avec les tourments quotidiens des hommes. Bondage, culotte souillée sur le visage, sièges humains, corps étendus en guise de marchepieds, anulinctus qui ne disent pas leurs noms, montures humaines, toilettes intimes. Le carnet secret d'un esclave, brillant avocat français, occupe une part de la narration. La description de son calvaire témoigne d'une complaisance toute masochiste. Chez Galding le plus valeureux des hommes finit toujours par s'agenouiller, au terme d'un récit de formation qui multiplie les initiatrices. Autre grand responsable de l'aura vénéneuse de ce livre : le dessinateur Wighead. Il illustra Shakespeare, Paul et Virginie et surtout quelques textes sadomasochistes où son trait excelle. Moins connu que Carlo, il se hisse pourtant aisément à son niveau. Wighead semble avoir parfaitement compris tout l'univers fétichiste de Galding et sa mordante ironie. Ses dominatrices élégantes nagent dans le bonheur absolu, souriantes devant le spectacle quasiment banal d'hommes asservis quand elles ne feignent pas d'ignorer leurs souffrances. Les illustrations de ce roman comptent parmi les plus belles de l'époque sur ce thème. Un chef-d'oeuvre de cette littérature fétichiste, obsessionnelle et cuisante. Ouvrage rarissime dans cet état. Exemplaire n°210 Très bon couverture souple Edition originale

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        Bulletin hebdomadaire de Police Criminelle [Reliure des n° 1472 à 1488, janvier à avril 1936]

      Police Criminelle 1936 Fort volume en reliure toilée réunissant les n° 1472 (6 janvier 1936) à 1488 (27 avril 1936) du Bulletin hebdomadaire de Police Criminelle. Ensemble d'environ 640pp. [les bulletins font de 35 à 50pp. chacun]. Une étiquette imprimée avec les références collée au dos. La reliure est très usagée, les bulletins en bon état. Nombreuses annotations. Rarissime documentation d'archives policières. Ces bulletins étaient évidemment à usage professionnel et interne. L'anthropométrie triomphait dans la lutte contre le crime. Toute une vision morale se révèle dans cette littérature administrative : « cette femme pourrait se livrer à la prostitution », « les susnommés circulent dans une roulotte peinte en vert » (à propos de forains inculpés pour chasse sans permis). Les signes particuliers sont l'objet de descriptions minutieuses : « jambe droite atrophiée, le genou et le pied sont tournés en dedans ce qui le fait boiter droitement ; il lui manque la première phalange de l'index de la main droite », « marche en dandinant, obèse, voix très forte », « porte sur les avant-bras 2 tatouages représentant sur l'un une baigneuse, sur l'autre 2 têtes d'enfant », « marque de variole sur la figure, atteint de rhumatismes aux jambes qui lui rendent la marche difficile et le feraient presque boiter de la jambe gauche ». Parmi les multiples condamnations relevées, on note « 1 an de prison et 200 francs d'amande, pour provocation de militaires à la désobéissance dans un but de propagande anarchiste et de provocation directe au crime de meurtre ». Dans les demandes de recherches : une femme « se prétendant ancienne infirmière et portant décorations apparentes, dont le ruban de la Légion d'honneur, [qui] se présente dans les magasins et y passe commande de marchandises, payables par traites acceptées, mais livrables dans une gare. » ; « une femme surnommée la Négresse à cause de son teint brun » Chaque n° comprend une table alphabétique des individus répertoriés ; de nombreuses pages d'individus recherchés, avec leur description anthropométrique et une ou deux photos, leur date et lieu de naissance, parfois le motif de la recherche, des renseignements pour identification ; des demandes de recherches ; des listes de bijoux et objets volés (parfois avec photos) ; des avis de cessations de recherches ; la table alphabétique des individus compris au B.P.C. Ce bulletin était adressé gratuitement à Messieurs les procureurs généraux, Procureurs de la République, Juges d'instruction, Commissaires de Police, Commandants de Brigades de gendarmerie, Directeurs de Maisons centrales, Surveillants-Chefs de Maison d'arrêt, en Algérie et en Tunisie. Cette reliure a appartenu au Commissariat général de la ville d'Orléans, qui y apposa son tampon en première page de chaque bulletin. (sw) Satisfaisant couverture rigide Edition originale

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        Step by Step

      This is a seminal Churchill book that includes 82 newspaper articles focused on foreign affairs written by Churchill between March 1936 and May 1939, many of them containing his warnings and predictions about Nazi Germany. As a measure of Churchill's prescience and ultimate vindication, upon publication, Labour leader Clement Attlee, a political opponent who would replace Churchill as Prime Minister in 1945, wrote to Churchill: "It must be a melancholy satisfaction to you to see how right you were." Others were even more blunt. Sir Desmond Morton, military officer, government official, and appeasement opponent, wrote to Churchill: "Many years on, historians will read this and your speeches in Arms and the Covenant. They will wonder but I doubt they will decide what devil of pride, unbelief, selfishness or sheer madness possessed the English people that they did not rise as one man" and "call on you to lead them." Less than a year after publication, in May 1940, Churchill would become Prime Minister. Here is the British first edition, first printing, an unusually bright and clean collector-worthy copy, fine in a very good+ dust jacket. The green cloth binding is beautifully clean, square, and unfaded with sharp corners and bright spine gilt. The contents are bright and tight with no spotting and no inscriptions. Even the page edges remain bright and clean. The dust jacket is unclipped, still bearing the original front flap price, and is highly complete, with the only loss being minor chipping at the bottom of the spine. The dust jackets of this edition proved prone to soiling and to toning of the spines. Here, the dust jacket spine remains unusually bright and the jacket remains very clean, with trivial soiling mostly confined to the hinges and flap folds. There are closed tears at the bottom hinges to a maximum depth of about one inch. The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A111.1.a, Woods/ICS A45(a.1), Langworth p.197.

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        Revista: ABC DE SEVILLA. LOTE DE ABC DE SEVILLA (desde junio de 1936 a noviembre de 1938) (13 VOLUMENES)

      Sevilla 1936 -1938 Enc. en 13 vols. Enc. holandesa pasta española. TOMO 1 en el año 1936 en el dia 7 de Junio TOMO 2 sigue año 1937 Enero y Febrero TOMO 3 sigue año 1937 Marzo y Abril TOMO 4 sigue año 1937 Mayo y Junio TOMO 5 sigue año 1937 Julio y Agosto TOMO 6 sigue año 1937 Septiembre y Octubre TOMO 7 sigue año 1937 Nobiembre y Diciembre TOMO 8 sigue año 1938 Enero y Febrero TOMO 9 sigue año 1938 Marzo y Abril TOMO 10 sigue año 1938 Mayo y Junio TOMO 11 sigue año 1938 Julio y Agosto TOMO 12 sigue año 1938 Septiembre y Octubre TOMO 13 sigue año 1938 Noviembre hasta final de Diciembre. K (Ref.27822) abc revista periodico historia contemporanea sevilla guerra civil española

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        Language, Truth and Logic

      New York: Oxford University Press, 1936 First American edition of perhaps the most influential English philosophy book of the twentieth century, in which he defines the verification principle of logical positivism. The first edition, published by Gollancz in January of 1936, was limited to only 500 copies. A second printing, published in April of 1936, was published in 250 copies. This American edition, printed from the English sheets, appeared later in 1936. All of these are uncommon in dust jacket. Presentation copies, however, are of the greatest rarity. In forty years of dealing in philosophy books of this nature, we have never before owned one. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt spine. Octavo. Light shelfwear, dust jacket partially browned. Jacket has light edgewear, and tear at spine has been neatly repaired internally with archival tape. A very good copy, scarce in dust jacket. Presentation copy, inscribed: "To Michael Curtis with best wishes from Freddie Ayer May 22, 1985."

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      EDIZIONI DI Quadrante 1936 Brossura edit. ill.ÊPrima edizione.Êottima copiaÊedizione originale del 1936. pagine 56 + 52 pagine pubblicitarie. Opera molto importante per l'architettura del '900. In condizioni ottime.

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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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        In Dubious Battle

      NY: Covici Friede. (1936). A powerful novel of migrant farm workers rising up against landowners. Written at a time when much contemporary fiction was geared toward proletarian aspirations, Steinbeck's novel could have been a mere propaganda piece; instead, it is an exploration of ideals, social protest and social justice, and the relationship of mob behavior to individual values and, as such, still resonates with relevance decades later. Tiny bookstore stamp lower rear pastedown; a fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Provenance: the Bruce Kahn collection. A beautiful copy, and nearly impossible to find in this condition; probably the nicest copy we've ever seen. In a custom clamshell box. . First Edition. Hardcover.

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        Philips` Centenary Mercantile Marine Atlas, specially designed for merchand shippers, exporters and ocean travellers. 13th edition.

      London., George Philip & Son., 1936. . 53 x 38 cms, iii p. with title and contents. 42 double-page leaves with on the recto sides col. maps and numerous inset-maps. 36 p. with indices.Editor`s cloth with title in gold on front-cover. Minor wear at edges. inside very good. one leaf with the marine flags of the nations. one leaf with the time, speed and distance graph

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        Address of President Roosevelt Accepting the Democratic Nomination for President of the United States

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

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      London: Constable and Company 1936. 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.

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        Love Night; A Laotian Gallantry.

      Limited Edition. 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. Hardcover. Book condition: Fine condition

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        New York World's Fair, 1939

      . Illustrated in color, black-and-white, and with plans. Bound in the publisher's original blue pebbled cloth with the front cover stamped in gilt. Book measures 19 X 24.38 inches (48.26 x 61.93 cm.). Book condition: Fine Condition

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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'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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