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        From Snow to Snow

      New York: Henry Holt Company, 1936. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper, "But all the fun's in how you say a thing, Robert Frost, For Wilfrid Werry, Bread Loaf Vt, August 1938." An excellent example in a very good dust jacket with some small chips and tears. Rare and desirable with a nice, playful inscription by Frost. From Snow to Snow contains a poem for each month of the year, selected by Frost from previously published work. They include two of Frost's best-loved poems, The Road Not Taken and Stopping By Woods On a Snowy Evening.

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        Epilogue: A Critical Summary. Volumes I - III, and The World and Ourselves.

      The Seizin Press, Deya, Majorca, and Constable, London., 1936-1937. First editions. Three volumes, plus The World and Ourselves (Chatto & Windus, London, 1938) which was the informal fourth and final volume. Laura Riding contributes extensively throughout, with solo articles and in collaboration with Robert Graves and others. Graves contributes in his own right more than once to each volume. Madeleine Vara, Len Lye, John Aldridge, Harry Kemp, Kenneth Allott, Katherine Burdekin, James Reeves, Honor Wyatt, Ward Hutchinson and others also contribute. Essays, fiction, verse, the general ethos of the project being one of collaboration. The design on the front covers is from an engraving by John Aldridge. The World and Ourselves (octavo, pp xii, 529) comprises mainly responses from 65 people prominent in their fields to a letter from Riding concerning the ''world situation''. These include Christina Stead, Naomi Mitchison, Edward Marsh, Lord Gorell, Norman Cameron, as well as almost all those listed above as contributors to Epilogue.On the front free endpaper is the ownership signature of Mary Somerville who after the war became Controller of Talks at the BBC. Some rubbing to covers and bumps to edges of covers. Signs of damp to tail of second volume. The fourth volume is spotted on the edges and endpapers, very good in very good, slightly nicked dustwrapper rubbed at the edges. A very good set. Becoming elusive.

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        Juan de Mairena. Sentencias, donaires, apuntes y recuerdos de un profesor apócrifo.

      - Madrid, Espasa-Calpe, 1936, 20 x 14 cm., holandesa piel marroquín, lomo con bandos dorados y tejuelo, conserva las cubiertas originales, retrato + 344 págs. (Excelente ejemplar en primera edición).

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        The First of the League Wars.

      London: Eyre and Spottiswoode,, 1936. Its Lessons and Omens. Octavo. Original red cloth, gilt-lettered spine. With the dust jacket. With 2 laid-in autograph letters signed, both single sheets (177 x 137 mm), respectively blind-stamped "'The Manor', hotel and country club, Duddleswell, Sussex", and "West Poundgate Manor, Crowborough, Sussex". Folding plate containing 2 sketch maps. Crease to spine, tips lightly bumped and rubbed, mild spotting to edges, free endpapers browned. A very good copy in the chipped and torn dust jacket with extensive tape-repair verso. The letters both faintly creased where once folded, and a little dog-eared at corners, a few trivial marks. First edition, first impression of Fuller's important study of the Italo-Abyssinian War. With two autograph letters signed from the author to a Mr Fontaine, apparently an academic or journalist. In the first, dated 8 February 1951, Fuller thanks him for an article he has sent and discusses the balance of power between the trade unions and the British government: "Power is now with the Trade Unions or rather in the hands of those they represent, & responsibility remains with the Government. A government without power leads directly towards dictatorship, power being regained with the pistol". Fuller was probably responding to the Freedom of Association and Right to Organise conventions, which in Britain were ratified in 1949 and 1950 respectively. In the second letter, dated 22 April 1952, Fuller thanks Fontaine for a leaflet and declines an invitation to write a piece on food ("I am not an expert on it, and at the time I have so much on hand that I cannot take on any extra work") The First of The League Wars has been noted for demonstrating "the increasing influence that fascist ideology was exerting over [Fuller] … [It] was the most ideologically committed of all his books, though it did not taint his reputation as a military commentator. Even Swinton [who had doubted Fuller's judgement on occasion] believed it "thought provoking". Douglas Jerrold, later chairman of the publishers Eyre and Spottiswoode, believed it to be "one of the most important books which Fuller has written"(Brian Holden Reid, J. F. C. Fuller: Military Thinker, pp. 187-8).

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        Visages de la Révolution Espagnole

      Sixteen tipped-in plates, six in colour, as well as many in-text vignettes. First edition. 4to., original illustrated stiff grey card wrappers. Paris, Editions De La Chronique Filmée Du Mois, Imprimé par Max Cremnitz, 

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        LA CHENILLE VERTE 'COREE:' THE GREEN CATERPILLAR, 'KOREA.'

      - Japan 1936, Jacoulet. A single deluxe large print, sheet size ca. 35 x 46.5 cm., print size ca.30 x 39 cm., woodblock printed by hand on hand-made paper, carved by Maeda, print- ed by Uchikawa, Fujii & Ogawa. A LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION 350 NUMBERED COPIES, this being #102. There is a note in Miles, see below for the true total printed, which is 150, not the full 'intended' number of 350 copies. . Note the design function of the Korean pottery as a balance to the simplified forms, and the golden mica upper background. It should be noted, that prints with large areas of crushed mica are prone to peeling or chipping. In this case, the mica is very stable and solid. . Chenille Verte, with its heavily impressed gauffrage, uses negative space in a way that influenced some of the Sosaku Hanga in their most abstract studies of the thirties and early forties. . "Sealed with the good luck hammer in cinnabar, just below Jacoulet's pencil signature. The paper has a "PJ" watermark in the lower left corner and was published 24 November, 1936. The print is basically a very nice copy with some marginal toning, and without any other real flaw to mention. Framed and glazed. *** REFERENCES: R. Miles: THE PRINTS OF PAUL JACOULET, illustrated as #40, the descriptive text is on p.97. Per Miles, he states the edition of 150 fully printed, fewer than 75 impressions, the intended edition of 350 but fewer than 275 were actually printed. The model in this print also appears in #119, wearing a horsehair hat and smoking his pipe, one of the archetypes of Jacoulet, who often used the same models dressed in various guises. *** A copy recently sold at auction for $2300. ***

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        Album of Photographs Chronicling a Comprehensive Voyage Around the World Onboard the SS Arandora Star with Irish Playwright George Bernard Shaw Onboard

      World Cruise 1936 - Album of photographs chronicling a comprehensive voyage around the world onboard the SS Arandora Star - the voyage taken by Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw, featuring two rare, original photographs of Shaw, and outstanding images of the places visited, taken by a passenger who was quite likely professional photographer. Contains 261 gelatin silver print photographs, the large majority with embedded numbers and manuscript captions, neatly mounted recto and verso onto 68 black cardstock leaves. Large Oblong 8vo. album measuring approximately 44 x 31 x 4 cm, black cloth boards, solid two-post binding with original wood braces. Photographs measure approximately 15,5 x 10,5 cm. Wear and age-toning to boards, otherwise in Very Good Condition. The SS Arandora Star was a luxury cruising vessel at the time, and earlier in the year had been refitted to accommodate 354 first class passengers (two hundred more in first class than previous). One of the elite passengers on this voyage was the influential, candid, witty, and highly respected Irish playwright Bernard Shaw who is seen in two (2) photographs being interviewed by Miami journalists, and one (1) photograph on the approach to Hawaii where he lunched with Charlie Chaplin. [The British Pathé, formerly Pathé News, holds an original film clip of the interview seen in these photographs.] These two exceedingly scarce photographs (above) show George Bernard Shaw being interviewed by American press agents onboard the British cruise ship SS Arandora Star while in port at Miami, Florida, on 5 February 1936. He was on his second world voyage together with his wife. Shaw is also seen on deck with a group of passengers preparing for disembarkment in Honolulu, where he would meet with Charlie Chaplin for lunch in Waikiki on the 26th of February. The album is neatly composed and offers superior photographic views from a multitude of nationalities around the world. With his keen eye for capturing the essence of indigenous life in island nations and underdeveloped communities, the photographer presents striking scenes of the daily customs which distinguish the poor and rich, visiting places tranquil and lively, ancient and modern. The high quality images throughout the album, each numbered, and all embedded captions being in the same hand, suggest that this album is the work of a professional photographer, perhaps hired by the Blue Line. Surely this voyage provided much for Shaw to ponder and write about, and perhaps aspects of it would be found in his prolific writings. He and his fellow passengers arrived in Spain at the dawn of the Spanish Revolution. Their visit to Jaffa came only a few months after "The Bloody Day in Jaffa," a riot that began on 19 April 1936, and being a violent attack by Arabs directed at the Jews, to rebel against British colonialism and the increase in Jewish immigration. [The event is often described as the catalyst to the 1936-39 Arab revolt in Palestine.] Highlights in the Americas include views Manzanillo and Mazatlan in Mexico, principle cities in California, and Honolulu, where Bernard Shaw had lunch with Charlie Chaplin. Several photographs capture the tour of Honolulu, though none of the private lunch between Shaw and Chaplin on 26 February. The Mediterranean portion of the voyage yields many indelible views from North Africa, showing the people and customs of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, coastal Libya and the Middle East. Nostalgic views show Tripoli in Libya 75 years prior to the revolutionary civil war, although at the time under Italian rule. The passengers were at Freetown in Sierra Leone on Armistice Day, November 11th, attending a memorial service illustrated with six photographs. Several photographs were taken there before crossing the Atlantic to tour Colombia and cross the Panama Canal. The following are some iconic customs illustrate in skilled snapshots: the Sultan of Morocco's cavalry guards surrounding his palace at Rabat; a Hawaiian boy pounding t

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        LE VACANZE ALLA FATTORIA

      FIRENZE: ADRIANO SALANI, 1936. RILEGATO. BUONO. 14 19. PICCOLI LIBRI GIGANTI USATO

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        Two Photograph Album of a Voyage to South Pacific Islands, Hawaii, Fiji and New Zealand, as Well as a Railway Tour Across North America

      Fiji, Hawaii, New Zealand, Canada, USA, 1936. Two albums of photograph taken and compiled by an English couple's adventure, first making a voyage to exotic South Pacific Islands, then crossing North America by rail from the west coast to the eastern seaboard as far as New York City and Quebec. Together containing 274 gelatin silver print photographs, both snapshot images and professional works, mounted onto cardstock leaves, most with either manuscript captions or embedded typescript captions. Photographs vary in size, the smallest measuring approximately 8 x 6 cm, and the largest 11 x 6,5 cm. Two oblong 8vo. string-tied brown paper board albums measuring approximately 29 x 21 cm, containing 203 photographs, and 71 photographs, respectively. Some creasing to boards, mild fading to a scant few images, otherwise in Very Good Condition, a fascinating reminiscence of bygone days. This two-part journey, which was designed for the travellers to witness primitive tropical island life and also to traverse and explore a mountainous continent, provides us today with the real sense of how very much has changed in 80 years, for tribal communities and urban centers alike. Lovely photographs are taken on a Pacific Islands voyage, with uncommon views from the especially historic Fijian town of Levuka and the capital city Suva, including photographs of the indigenous people. One of these is purported to be of a group of cannibals. A traditional Fijian dwelling called 'bure' is shown, made of thatched wood and straw. Iconic views in and around Honolulu in Hawaii include the Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Waikiki Beach, Diamond Head, Pali Pass, and a pineapple grove. Pacific Islands scenes continue with quite a contrast in theme, as a visual tour of Auckland in New Zealand illustrates the rapid expansion which developed in the first three decades of the 20th century. Subsequently cruising along the Pacific Northwest Coast of America, ports of call included San Diego Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, and finally Vancouver. Charming old-time views, some of which were professionally produced, some of which were captured by the travellers, show historic streets, parks, and favourite destinations still today. From the West Coast, a CP Rail journey across the Rocky Mountains lends itself to superb images of Johnson's Canyon, Banff and Lake Louise. Crossing the continent by train also provided a stay in Winnipeg, and eventually Niagara Falls. Quite a few snapshot photographs were taken in Vancouver, mainly in Stanley Park. Three photographs reveal that a tour was made to Chicago and New York City before returning to Quebec City. A caption reads, "Leaving Quebec June 11th 1936 for Southampton" and thus concludes the noteworthy tour abroad.. Photo.

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        England have my Bones

      Second impression. 8vo., original black cloth. London, Collins.

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        A PAPERMAKING PILGRIMAGE TO JAPAN, KOREA AND CHINA. [First & Only Signed Limited

      - New York 1936, Pynson. Half leather over boards, 148p., fine solid copy, 50 tipped-in paper samples,68 b.w. photos,index. * * IN ORIGINAL SLIPCASE, WITH ORIGINAL PROSPECTUS * * *FIRST & ONLY HAND-NUMBERED, SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION OF 370* *** *** *** . . FIRST AND ONLY HAND-NUMBERED . . . LIMITED EDITION 0F 375 COPIES . . . SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR & PUBLISHER . . CONTAINING 50 FINE HANDMADE WASHI PAPER SAMPLES . . An exceptionally rare and important primary source. It covers, compares & contrasts the three major paper-making cultures of Eastern Asia. Written by the premier authority on handmade papers. This scholarly monograph, addresses papermaking materials, moulds. Documenting his personal pilgrimage to the various papermaking villages, variety of papers, with copious bibliography. . *** With lucid descriptions of the illustrations with full commentaries and descriptions of the 50 numbered individual tipped-in large handmade paper specimens. Printed on Shogun paper, frontispiece, three woodcuts, 65 b.w. photogravures, illustrations, 148 [+4p.]. . *** LOVELY DOUBLE-SIGNED COPY: This copy is signed and hand-numbered in black by the author Dard Hunter. It is also signed in red by the publisher, Elmer Adler. . *** THE BINDING: The work was finely hand-bound & specially designed by Gerhard Gerlach, in black morocco leather spine, with paper covered boards printed in gold, red & black from 18th century woodblocks bought in Korea. The spine titles are gold-stamped with a red Chinese Hanzi/Kanji character "Zhi/Kami" for "paper" and four rule lines ." Book size is a small folio: 23.3 x 28.8 cm. . *** This is a landmark work, covers in great detail the handmade paper cultures of Japan, China & Korea. Including bamboo papers, methods, villages, photos of techniques, materials and a host of other useful and valuable Asian paper-making subjects. . *** WHO WAS DARD HUNTER 1883-1966]: William Joseph "Dard" Hunter was an American authority on printing, paper, and papermaking, especially by hand, using the tools and craft of four centuries prior. Hunter produced two hundred copies of his book Old Papermaking, preparing every aspect of the book himself: he wrote the text, designed and cast the type, did the typesetting, handmade the paper, and printed and bound the book. . A display at the Smithsonian Institution that appeared with his work read: . "In the entire history of printing, these are the first books to have been made in their entirety by the labors of one man." . He also wrote the classic "Paper Making by Hand in America" [1950], a similar but larger undertaking. . *** REFERENCES: Dard Hunter: . *** . FIRST AND ONLY LIMITED EDITION OF 125 COPIES . HUNTER, Dard.: CHINESE CEREMONIAL PAPER. A MONOGRAPH RELATING TO THE FABRICATION OF PAPER AND TIN FOIL AND THE USE OF PAPER IN CHINESE RITES AND RELIGIOUS CEREMONIES. . . *** . FIRST & ONLY EDITION 182 COPIES SIGNED BY DARD HUNTER . HUNTER, Dard.: PAPERMAKING IN INDO-CHINA. . * . *** . First & Only Limited Edition 250 copies. TINDALE, Thomas K. et al.: THE HANDMADE PAPERS OF JAPAN. Limited First & Only Edition 250 copies. . * . *** . First & Only Numbered Edition of 173 Copies . BERGER, Sidney E.: THE HANDMADE PAPERS OF JAPAN: A Biographical Sketch of its Author and an Account of the Genesis & Production of the Book. With a Reprint of the Original Text by Thomas Keith Tindale & Harriett Ramsey Tindale. . * NOTE: Please check with us as we may have some of the above titles in stock. . ***

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        Big Game Hunting in Manchuria.

      Hutchinson, London., 1936. Second impression. Adapted from the Russian by Serge Ivanoff and Gertrude Mack. Octavo. 285 pages. 16 pages of adverts at rear. 17 plates. Original ochre cloth lettered in white.Sporadic spotting throughout. Very good indeed, bright copy in very good dustwrapper nicked, creased and rubbed at the edges. Rare.

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        A pair of photographs of the American Stock Exchange. Curb Exchange; Wall Street Brokers, 1936

      - Two gelatin silver prints, each with title and credit printed and REF DEPT 12-11-36 N.E.A stamp verso, 24 x 18.9cm and the reverse. Excellent condition. Two fine photographs of the American Stock Exchange. In 1908, the New York Curb Market Agency was established, to codify trading practices. In 1911, the curbstone brokers came to be known as the New York Curb Market, which then had a formal constitution with brokerage and listing standards. After several years of outdoor trading, the curbstone brokers moved indoors in 1921 to a building on Greenwich Street in Lower Manhattan. In 1929, the New York Curb Market changed its name to the New York Curb Exchange. Within no time, the Curb Exchange became the leading international stock market, listing more foreign issues than all other U.S. securities markets combined. In 1953 the Curb Exchange was renamed the American Stock Exchange. Margaret Bourke-Whitte (1904-1971) was an American photographer and documentary photographer. She is best known as the first foreign photographer permitted to take pictures of Soviet industry, the first American female war photojournalist, and the first female photographer for Henry Luce's Life magazine, where her photograph appeared on the first cover [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        BLACK SPRING - INSCRIBED TO HUNTINGTON CAIRNS

      The Obelisk Press, Paris 1936 - One of 1,000 copies. Octavo (19.25cm); illustrated wrappers with French flaps; 267,[5]pp. Inscribed by the author two months following publication on the first blank page: "To Huntington Cairns / with all best wishes - in rememberance of pleasant days in Paris. Henry Miller / 8/36." Light wear and toning to spine and extremities, along with some mild dust-soil to wrappers; clean internally; Very Good+. Superb copy of Miller's second novel inscribed to Huntington Cairns, a young Baltimore lawyer who in September 1934 was appointed official U.S. Censor by the Secretary of the Treasury. It was Cairns who declared Miller's 1934 novel Tropic of Cancer (and subsequently, Black Spring, Tropic of Capricorn, and The Rosy Crucifixion) obscene based on the laws of the day, despite his admiration for Miller as an author and artist. His decision led to a 25-year correspondence and friendship between censor and author. In May 1936, Cairns received a letter from Miller, who had been corresponding with H.L. Mencken, to whom he had sent a copy of Tropic of Cancer that had eluded the U.S. Customs Bureau. Mencken told Miller of Cairns's "interest and bewilderment" in the book. Miller assured Cairns, "I appreciate your position and the attitude you have taken." He offered to send Cairns a copy of his second book, Black Spring, which Obelisk had recently issued. Cairns, no doubt concerned lest Miller try to mail another obscene book directly to him, the censor, wrote back to tell Miller that he would be in Paris in August and would pick up a copy of the book while there. The two men met, and during Cairns' visit he explained to Miller "the problem of Tropic of Cancer." After Cairns' departure, Miller sent him a copy of a favorable review of Cancer that had appeared in Eliot's periodical Criterion in England. Cairns wrote back that he had read Black Spring on the return voyage. "It filled me with admiration. I know of no other writer in English who is more naturally a novelist or who writes anything approaching your power" (Hoyle, Arthur. "My Friend the Censor": Henry Miller, Huntington Cairns, and Tropic of Cancer"). Shifreen & Jackson A12a. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        OPERATOR #5 8/1936-POPULAR-FILE COPY-AMERICAN FLAG-PATRIOT'S DEATH MARCH-vf

      Popular 1936 - -Patriot's Death Battalion -American flag cover, rare pulp -File copy has a small piece of the overhang missing from the bottom right -Glossy cover Condition: VF

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        Hawaii - Fiji - New Zealand and a Railway Tour Across North America

      Fiji, Hawaii, New Zealand, Canada, USA, 1936. Two albums of photograph taken and compiled by an English couple's adventure, first making a voyage to exotic South Pacific Islands, then crossing North America by rail from the west coast to the eastern seaboard as far as New York City and Quebec. Together containing 274 gelatin silver print photographs, both snapshot images and professional works, mounted onto cardstock leaves, most with either manuscript captions or embedded typescript captions. Photographs vary in size, the smallest measuring approximately 8 x 6 cm, and the largest 11 x 6,5 cm. Two oblong 8vo. string-tied brown paper board albums measuring approximately 29 x 21 cm, containing 203 photographs, and 71 photographs, respectively. A fascinating reminiscence of bygone days. This two-part journey, which was designed for the travellers to witness primitive tropical island life and also to traverse and explore a mountainous continent, provides us today with the real sense of how very much has changed in 80 years, for tribal communities and urban centers alike. Lovely photographs are taken on a Pacific Islands voyage, with uncommon views from the especially historic Fijian town of Levuka and the capital city Suva, including photographs of the indigenous people. One of these is purported to be of a group of cannibals. A traditional Fijian dwelling called 'bure' is shown, made of thatched wood and straw. Iconic views in and around Honolulu in Hawaii include the Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Waikiki Beach, Diamond Head, Pali Pass, and a pineapple grove. Pacific Islands scenes continue with quite a contrast in theme, as a visual tour of Auckland in New Zealand illustrates the rapid expansion which developed in the first three decades of the 20th century. Subsequently cruising along the Pacific Northwest Coast of America, ports of call included San Diego Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, and finally Vancouver. Charming old-time views, some of which were professionally produced, some of which were captured by the travellers, show historic streets, parks, and favourite destinations still today. From the West Coast, a CP Rail journey across the Rocky Mountains lends itself to superb images of Johnson's Canyon, Banff and Lake Louise. Crossing the continent by train also provided a stay in Winnipeg, and eventually Niagara Falls. Quite a few snapshot photographs were taken in Vancouver, mainly in Stanley Park. Three photographs reveal that a tour was made to Chicago and New York City before returning to Quebec City. A caption reads, "Leaving Quebec June 11th 1936 for Southampton" and thus concludes the noteworthy tour abroad.

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        Gone With the Wind

      The Macmillan Company, New York 1936 - First Edition, First Printing. A gorgeous copy. The book is bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's grey cloth and is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A fabulous copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION published May 1936. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        7 REVISTAS LECTURAS 1936

      1936 - Madrid. 1936. 30X22. Tela. Tapa deslucida. 7 Revistas de Lecturas del año 1936. Muy curiosa obra. Profusamente ilustrada. Ref A 4. Language: eng [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        I SARCOFAGI CRISTIANI ANTICHI [ EARLY CHRISTIAN SARCOPHAGI ] Volume Primo, Testo; Volume Secundo, Testo; Volume Primo, Tavole; Volume Secundo, Tavole; Volume Terzo, Supplemento [ Three Volume Set Bound in Five Volumes, Complete ]

      Pontificio Istituto Di Archeologia Cristiana, Città Del Vaticano, Roma 1936 - Book condition is Very Good- in boards. Foxing and some toning to end papers of all volumes. Hinge has started, with one page detached but present in Volume Secondo, Tavole. All pages present. Bindings in all other volumes are intact and strong. Text is clean and unmarked, illustrated throughout. Text is in Italian. A monumental and comprehensive study of early Christian sarcophagi and funerary art. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ARCHIVE OF THREE (3) HANDWRITTEN TRAVEL DIARIES OF DEPRESSION-ERA, CROSS-COUNTRY CAMPING TRIPS, 1933-1936 + additional material

      1933-1936. Diary #1: 122 pages of legible entries, written in dark pencil on lined paper. Daily entries cover Edith's automobile-camping trip with her husband Emlyn, a cross-country drive with a swing through the northwest and into Canada, July 1 through September 6, 1933. Bound in cloth-backed card stock covers, 6" x 3.25". Accompanied by a smaller booklet in which she recorded expenses of the trip (car repairs and maintenance, gasoline, food, equipment, souvenirs, and mileage traveled. + Diary #2: 167pages of entries during a car trip from New York, through the South and Southwest, and into Mexico, June 8 through September 6, 1935. Bound as above. Accompanied by a small booklet of daily expenses. + Diary #3: 54 pages, recording an automobile trip from New York to Mexico, with several weeks of travels in Mexico, June 28 through September 3, 1936. Bound as above, and with a booklet of daily expenses. + Additional material: Nineteen (19) booklets of expense accounts, 1934-1941. Also, an address book, cover lacking. Also, another address book listing hotels in various European countries with some brief descriptions of same. Also, a small, leatherbound journal of a 1966 trip by train to California, then sailing from San Francisco to Honolulu, Fiji, Auckland, Sydney, Manila, Hong Kong, Singapore, Bombay, Cairo, Port Said, Naples, Palma, Fundadoro, Barcelona, Gibraltar, London, Wales, Chester, Devonshire, more of England, and docking at NYC. In the rear are lists of photos taken, etc. (January 17-May 20, 1956). The author and her husband do not travel in style, and along the way, there are comments that refer to a Depression programs (the NRA closing a store, new government-built roads, etc). Their nightly camping spots are often in public or city parks at minimal or no expense, but sometimes are just described as "opposite the gas station" or "on the school grounds" or simply "under the trees" or "by the side of the road" or at a park "beside the picnic tables". On one occasion they sleep sitting up in the front seat of the car. They cook the food they purchase in various towns over the campfire or on a camp stove, and bathe or wash clothes when conditions allow, e.g. five days into the trip, the writer notes that "I have had no change of clothes for five days."Not surprisingly, there is much in the diary about weather conditions, including extremes of heat and cold, presence of mosquitoes, etc. as well as camp-ground conditions. Camping spots are always described, and those in parks are always named as well. Edith often describes their fellow campers and reports on various conversations with them. She also notes which camping areas they avoid for fear of animals, people drinking alcohol nearby, etc. There is much detail about the condition of various U.S. and state and county roads driven, and she scrupulously describes their routes by number or name. Some of her comments reveal her racial and social prejudices, and her fights with husband Em figure greatly in the narrative. ~~ Diary #1 includes a trip from New Rochelle to Chicago and "the Fair"; on through Iowa and Wyoming to Fort Collins, CO, where they shop for supplies and she notes "great-looking farmers; then on through Rocky Mountain National Park and through Arapaho National Forest on "U.S. Agriculture new road...the reforestation was going on and also a new road being made. They spend a couple days in Yellowstone Park, camping and visiting Inspiration Point, Old Faithful, etc. and listening to ranger lectures on bears and flowers; then on to Salt Lake City, visiting the Mormon Temple; then out to Ogden, where they camp in an apricot orchard and listen to the radio with their fellow-campers. On to Zion National Park (bad roads, "most impressive and terrifying tunnels", and a campground where "I couldn't sleep for heat and left the car door open...and Em slept lightly as he said he was afraid something would walk by."By July 25, they're on the road again toward the Grand Canyon and the Painted Desert, after which they stay at Gap cedar Ridge (AZ) campground and see an Indian Reservation Trading Post. They visit Tuba City and the Moencopi Indian Villages, then go on to Cameron where they buy Indian rugs, pottery and baskets. She notes that the Indians "seem a very lazy, slow-moving people and backward. Their shacks and fields showed only moderate industry. Always a white man's house and fields showed much more cultivation and effort."On July 28, they reach Needles (CA) where it's "112 in the shade and 140 in the sun", then drive on through desert and mountains, resting on the way by "lying in the grass near the station", then plow on with wet washcloths over their faces and by drinking "a quart of milk" from the "ice box" every hour. They prepare for Los Angeles ("we washed quite thoroughly behind the car") and submit to state inspection, being given a "California permit "for a year." They wind up staying at San Gabriel, CA from July 29-August j9, taking day trips to Riverside, Beverly Hills, Pasadena, Santa Barbara, Agua Caliente in Mexico, and the Huntington Library. Edith and Em proceed next to Yosemite, a "dangerous drive in awful heat!!". Then, after a stay at a San Jose campground, they drive to San Francisco, (which is enveloped in a "cold fog"), where they visit Chinatown "a most interesting place."It's back on the road via Redwood Highway and Richardson State Park to Patrick's Point State Park and Agate Beach. They camp in a "cow pasture", then take two ferries to Oregon. They meet a Scottish couple at the campground there, who prove to be "the most refined educated people that I've met from England, very cordial and better class", and they have an interesting talk with them about "Texas's lawless Negroes." The next day, near Portland ("a lovely city"), they find a "delightful picnic campground opposite the gas station where they had a bear, monkey, peacock and pheasants." ~~ They spend the day in Auburn visiting Ed Davis's family, then head for Seattle via Ellensburg. After Spokane and Coeur d'Alene (ID), they drive to Lake Louise (where Em buys "overalls for 69 cents") and camp where they can see a "huge forest fire about 10-12 miles away". After a description of Lake Louise, Edith reports on the drive to Banff and Calgary. They have major trouble with the car's worn tires, which forces them to return to the U.S. where tires are cheaper than in Canada. By Aug. 28, they take a "terrible mud road, greatly rutted, and stop at Havre, passing an Indian reservation containing "a much better type of Indian than around Cameron, Arizona." She waxes enthusiastic and at length over her enthusiasm for the state of Montana and its people. Then, after yet another fight with Em, they drive on toward home. She becomes ill in Chicago, and in Ligonier (PA), the weather is so hot that at night Em "sat outside a lot. Finally made a bed on the table outside. My face was badly bitten" by mosquitoes. After more comments about road conditions, they arrive home to 1 Beaufort Place, New Rochelle, NY, on Sept. 6. [This gives one a feel for the level of detail in all three of Edith's American-Mexican diaries. Detailed descriptions drawn from the diaries will be provided as part of this archive.]. Very Good.

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        Young Americans

      Junior Literary Guild/Ginn & Co., 1936-01-01. Hardcover. Good . the dust jacket is not included; there is wear and rubbing on the corners and edges; an ex-Library book in good condition, has usual stamps and stickers on the inside and outside of the book;

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        The General Theory of Employment Interest and Money

      London: Macmillan and Co, Limited,, 1936. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered and double-ruled in gilt, ruling continued to boards in blind. Spine rolled and a little faded with small indent near the foot, ends bumped, overall a very good copy. First edition, first impression. "The world-wide slump after 1929 prompted Keynes to attempt an explanation of, and new methods for controlling, the vagaries of the trade-cycle … in his General Theory, he subjected the definitions and theories of the classical school of economics to a penetrating scrutiny and found them seriously inadequate and inaccurate" (PMM). His conclusion, namely that "the regulation of the trade-cycle – that is to say the control of booms and slumps, the level of employment, the wage-scale and the flow of investment – must be the responsibility of governments", permanently altered the terms of economic debate and considerations of the role of government in managing the economy (or not).

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        The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money

      London, Macmillan, 1936 [first edition, first impression]. Octavo, [ii] (advertisements, recto blank), xii, 403 pages with an erratum printed at the foot of the last page. Original cloth, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, sides ruled in blind; covers lightly sunned on the spine, and a little flecked about the leading edges; edges and few early leaves lightly foxed; an excellent copy. Perhaps Keynes' most celebrated work, and a foundational text of modern macroeconomics. Not identified as such, but from the collection of Sir Alexander 'Alick' Russell Downer KBE (1910-1981).

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        Histoire de Bass-Bassina-Boulou

      desclée de brouwer 1936 - exemplaire de 1936 avec des illustrations de elisabeth ivanovsky tres rare [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Murder in Mesopotamia

      UK: Collins The Crime Club, 1936. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Murder in Mesopotamia by Agatha Christie First Edition Published Collins The Crime Club 1936. No inscriptions, internally unblemished. Page block square and tight. Orange cloth covers are fine in near fine original Robin Macartney designed dust jacket, priced at 7/6. Jacket remains bright and without fault. Seldom seen in this condition. Further images on request.

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        Plakate. 11 Fotos von ausgeführten Plakaten v. Z. Eibenschütz.

      Wien - London, 1931 - 1936. - 4°. o. Pag. Priv. Lwd. der Zeit, bedruckt. Plakate für den Hagenbund, für die Architekturausstellung Wien 1931, für die Passionsspiele Erl 1933, weiters für Shell-Oil, Standard Oil, Bootswerft Rasmussen, Union-Castle-Line, Imperial Airways, London-Films (H. G. Wells - Things to come). - Mappe fleckig, beiliegend noch drei Dias. - Alle Plakate sind datiert. - Cover spotty, additional three slides. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HISTORIA DE LA ETERNIDAD.

      Viau y Zona, Buenos Aires 1936 - Buenos Aires. Editorial Viau y Zona. 1936. 121pp. 3hh. Rústica. Pequeñas roturas en borde de las tapas. Buen estado. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Photograph Album of the Maiden Voyage of HMS Apollo

      Photograph album; 23 by 30cm; soft bound with gilt titles; contains some 190 photographic images of the locations visited by HMS Apollo on her maiden voyage to and from the West Indies between January 1936 and May 1938. A chart showing the course of the voyage and the images generally follow the route and include the following places Devonport, Gibraltar, Havana, Panama Canal, Galapagos and San Diego, Vancouver and Comox, San Franscisco, Hollywood California' Monterey, Acapulco Balboa, Cartageena and La Guaira, St Lucia and Tortola, St Kitts and Monserrat, Jamaica (Coronation Day Celebrations) Montreal, Quebec, St Georges Newfoundland, Trinidad, Tobago, Granada, Barbados (including images relationg to the riots in 1937), Para Brazil, Santerem, Manaos, Amazon, Willmington, North Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, Savanna Georgia, Haiti, Santa Marta, Barrunquilla. Also recorded is the occasion that the Apollo received the coffin of the Prime Minister Ramsey MacDonald at Bermuda for return to England. McDonald died on board the liner MV Reina del Pacifico at sea on 9 November 1937, during a cruise which was recommended to restore his health. The images include many ethnic and topographical views, they are generally of a high standard and well annotated. Fine.

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        CORONA DI ROSE A SANTA RITA DA CASCIA AGOSTINIANA CON I QUINDICI GIOVEDI' ED ALTRE PREGHIERE

      TECNOGRAFIA EDITRICE TAVECCHI, BERGAMO 1936 - ITALIANO Nuova edizione, foto di S.Rita da Cascia all'antiporta in nero ma macchiata di rosso, pagine ingiallite ai bordi, con lievissima fioritura e tracce di umidità legatura lenta, tagli rossi, coperta editoriale con dorso mancante sostituito da vecchio nastro adesivo, piatti con usura ai bordi e scoloriti

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        More Bandobast

      Collins, London 1936 - Negligible surface wear and soil to cream linen cloth boards, innards fine, no inscriptions, tears or soil. Card laid in stating that the original drawings by "Snaffles" contained in this book will be exhibited during October 1936 at The Sporting Gallery, 70 Jermyn St. London. DJ in acid-free mylar sleeve is a professional reproduction showing only one 1" x 1" bit of loss at foot of rear panel which affects nothing (no text or drawing damaged due to loss). A stunning copy of a very rare offering, MORE than suitable for gift giving. Snaffles was born Charlie John Payne in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire in 1884 and died in Wiltshire in 1967. He developed an early passion for hunting in all its forms, and the Services which, as he tells us, "in those days went hand in hand". For well over seventy years he was to be a keen follower of all types of hounds on horseback, on foot or, in his later years, by car. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        News from Tartary: A Journey from Peking to Kashmir.

      1936 - London, Jonathan Cape, [January, 1938. 8vo. Original red cloth by A.W. Bain & Co. Ltd., upper board blocked in gilt with the author's surname in Chinese characters, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, top edge red; pp. 384; photogravure frontispiece, 31 photogravure plates, and one folding map printed in red and black; wrappers with a little marginal fraying; internally, apart from a few scattered minor spots a very good copy. First edition, eleventh impression, signed by the author on title-page. Fleming had first travelled to China in 1931 and returned in 1933 as the Special Correspondent of The Times, to cover the war between the nationalists and the communists; 'After reaching Mukden (Shenyang) in Manchuria and taking part in a sortie against local bandits, he travelled south, achieving an interview with Chaing Kai-shek, the commander-in-chief of the nationalist forces, entering communist-held territory, and finally returning home via Japan and the United States' (ODNB). In autumn 1934, 'Fleming once again set off for the Far East with a far-ranging commission from The Times. After a brief shooting trip with friends in the Caucasus he travelled on to Harbin in Manchuria, where by chance he met the Swiss traveller Ella (Kini) Maillart. It transpired that they both wanted to walk and ride from China to India, and though they both preferred to travel alone, they agreed to join forces. This epic journey of some 3500 miles on foot or ponies, through the remote province of Sinkiang (Xinjiang), with many dangers, hardships, and hold-ups, took them seven months, from February to September 1935. This, the most arduous of Fleming's long journeys, he chronicled in fourteen long articles in The Times and later in his book News from Tartary (loc. cit.). - It is known that Peter Fleming did not sign many books. Yakushi F103a. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Irish Playwright George Bernard Shaw on a Voyage Around the World

      World Cruise, 1936. Album of photographs chronicling a comprehensive voyage around the world onboard the SS Arandora Star - the voyage taken by Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw, featuring two rare, original photographs of Shaw, and outstanding images of the places visited, taken by a passenger who was quite likely professional photographer. Contains 261 gelatin silver print photographs, the large majority with embedded numbers and manuscript captions, neatly mounted recto and verso onto 68 black cardstock leaves. Large Oblong 8vo. album measuring approximately 44 x 31 x 4 cm, black cloth boards, solid two-post binding with original wood braces. Photographs measure approximately 15,5 x 10,5 cm. The SS Arandora Star was a luxury cruising vessel at the time, and earlier in the year had been refitted to accommodate 354 first class passengers (two hundred more in first class than previous). One of the elite passengers on this voyage was the influential, candid, witty, and highly respected Irish playwright Bernard Shaw who is seen in two (2) photographs being interviewed by Miami journalists, and one (1) photograph on the approach to Hawaii where he lunched with Charlie Chaplin. [The British Pathé, formerly Pathé News, holds an original film clip of the interview seen in these photographs.] George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Irish playwright, critic and polemicist whose influence on Western theatre, culture and politics extended from the 1880s to his death and beyond. Since Shaw's death scholarly and critical opinion has varied about his works, but he has regularly been rated as second only to Shakespeare among British dramatists; analysts recognise his extensive influence on generations of English-language playwrights. Throughout his 58 years as a playwright, Shaw fictionalized many topics in a humorous way. He was a prolific writer, producing 25 major works, and won the 1925 Nobel Prize for Literature. In the 1930s Shaw travelled widely and frequently, most often accompanied by his wife Charlotte. Charlotte especially enjoyed voyages on ocean liners, and he found peace to write during the long spells at sea. In December 1932 the couple embarked on their first round-the-world cruise. In March 1933 they arrived at San Francisco, to begin Shaw's first visit to the US. He had earlier refused to go to the United States of America, describing it as "that awful country, that uncivilized place... unfit to govern itself ... illiberal, superstitious, crude, violent, anarchic and arbitrary". He visited Hollywood, with which he was unimpressed, and New York, where he lectured to a capacity audience in the Metropolitan Opera House. Harried by the intrusive attentions of the press, Shaw was glad when his ship sailed from New York harbour. He used the weeks at sea to complete two plays, "The Simpleton of the Unexpected Isles" and "The Six of Calais." He also began working on "The Millionairess." Shaw met an enthusiastic welcome in South Africa in 1932, despite his strong remarks about the racial divisions of the country. In 1936, Shaw and his wife indulged in a second world voyage, a voyage which is superbly documented in the present photograph album. More about Shaw's voyage around the world: The album is neatly composed and offers superior photographic views from a multitude of nationalities around the world. With his keen eye for capturing the essence of indigenous life in island nations and underdeveloped communities, the photographer presents striking scenes of the daily customs which distinguish the poor and rich, visiting places tranquil and lively, ancient and modern. The high quality images throughout the album, each numbered, and all embedded captions being in the same hand, suggest that this album is the work of a professional photographer, perhaps hired by the Blue Line. Surely this voyage provided much for Shaw to ponder and write about, and perhaps aspects of it would be found in his prolific writings. He and his fellow passengers arrived in Spain at the dawn of the Spanish Revolution. Their visit to Jaffa came only a few months after "The Bloody Day in Jaffa," a riot that began on 19 April 1936, and being a violent attack by Arabs directed at the Jews, to rebel against British colonialism and the increase in Jewish immigration. [The event is often described as the catalyst to the 1936-39 Arab revolt in Palestine.] Highlights in the Americas include views Manzanillo and Mazatlan in Mexico, principle cities in California, and Honolulu, where Bernard Shaw had lunch with Charlie Chaplin. Several photographs capture the tour of Honolulu, though none of the private lunch between Shaw and Chaplin on 26 February. Online sources place Shaw (and the SS Arandora Star) at Tenerife in April. In Southeast Asia several other charming images show life in the tropics. The Mediterranean portion of the voyage yields many indelible views from North Africa, showing the people and customs of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, coastal Libya and the Middle East. Nostalgic views show Tripoli in Libya 75 years prior to the revolutionary civil war, although at the time under Italian rule. The passengers were at Freetown in Sierra Leone on Armistice Day, November 11th, attending a memorial service illustrated with six photographs. Several photographs were taken there before crossing the Atlantic to tour Colombia and cross the Panama Canal. The following are some iconic customs illustrate in skilled snapshots: •the Sultan of Morocco's cavalry guards surrounding his palace at Rabat •a Hawaiian boy pounding taro root while another climbs high for coconuts •traditional dancers in Bali •Zulu war dancers •devil dancers in Kandy (Sri Lanka) •riverside dwellings and covered boats of Java •women washing laundry and infants in the rivers of Batavia •a spectacular Buddhist temple in Colombo •a religious procession taking place in Ceylon Some especially memorable personalities include: •the elaborately costumed rickshaw driver in Durban •the young Zulu mother carrying her infant on her back and a large vegetable on her head •the woman of Tétouan in Morocco completely veiled by her stark white burka •female market merchants in Tangier hidden in garment layers and wide hats •a group of Hindu pilgrims from Colombia with pierced cheeks Trades are being executed in the simplest manual form, in these and other views: •caravan camels in Jaffa and in Jerusalem transport innumerable boxes •a Middle Eastern water carrier •fishing boats on the Sea of Galilee •fishing boats in a harbour at Abbazia (Opatija) in Croatia •a handcrafted outrigger in Bali •tall covered bullock wagons in Colombo, •a bustling market in Sierra Leone •open air barbers working alongside a wall in Acapulco •busy streets flanked with merchants in Tangier •markets in Kairouan and Tunis •a modest market place in Guatemala City •a veritable mountain of peanuts being packed into large sacs at Dakar in Senegal •bakers selling bread in Tangier •basket balancing merchants in Batavia •a coal merchant in Mazatlan In contrast, a few scenes show commercialized sectors of the Western world, such as: •the Chinese telephone exchange in San Francisco •the business center of Cristóbal in Panama •the Signal Hill oil field in Los Angeles •Hollywood Boulevard •pristinely dressed civilians strolling the Ramblas in Barecelona Antiquity is seen at Athens, Pompeii, Cairo and Lisbon, and also in the haunting photographs of the Capuchin Catacombs of Palermo where corpses were preserved and displayed from the 16th century to as late as the 1920s. A single photograph commemorates the 1936 People's Olympiad, an event which was to be hosted in Barcelona, and conceived as a protest event against the 1936 Summer Olympics being held in Berlin. With the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, just as the games were to begin, the Barcelona event was hastily cancelled. SS Arandora Star was a British Steam passenger ship, built in 1927 by Cammell Laird & Co, Birkenhead, for the Blue Star Line. Originally an ocean liner and refrigerated cargo ship, operating on a fortnightly service between the UK and River Plate, by December 1928 the ship had completed eight round-trips and was selected for a cruising role. She was soon converted, in 1929 into a fine cruise ship, her home port being Southampton. She carried travellers to Norway, Iceland, Java, Malaya, Ceylon, Egypt, South Africa, the Caribbean, the Pacific and Mediterranean Seas. A very popular vessel, with her white hull and scarlet "ribbon", she was often referred to as the "chocolate box" or the "wedding cake". In 1936, Arandora Star would undergo had another refit, this time having her Mainmast removed and her accommodation extended to the Poop. She could now accommodate 354 First Class Passengers. In 1937, ownership was transferred to Frederick Leyland & Company Limited, with Blue Star Line Limited as Managers. The ship was by this time re-classified and registered. She was requisitioned as a troop ship in World War II and in June 1940 she was assigned the task of transporting German and Italian internees and prisoners of war to Canada. On 2 July 1940 she was sunk in controversial circumstances by a German U-boat and 865 lives were lost. Pathé News was a producer of newsreels and documentaries from 1910 until 1970 in the United Kingdom. Its founder, Charles Pathé, was a pioneer of moving pictures in the silent era. The Pathé News archive is known today as British Pathé. Its collection of news film and movies is fully digitised and available online today.

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        André Gide

      - Denoël & Steele, Paris 1936, 11x17cm, broché. - Edizione di carta corrente. Autografo Precious firmata dall'autore Paul Léautaud. Iconografia. Pochi morsi senza gravità che colpisce principalmente le fotografie di André Gide. Copia completa dell'inserto preghiera. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Maurice Sachs à Paul Léautaud. Iconographie. Quelques petites piqûres sans gravité affectant essentiellement les photographies représentant André Gide. Exemplaire complet de son prière d'insérer.

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        Hortensius, Friend of Nero

      London: Lovat Dickson Limited, 1936. 8vo. Orange textured cloth, black spine label. A fine copy with only a trace of wear. This appears to be a publisher's variant binding instead of the more common blue cloth with medallion on the upper boars. The dustwrapper is light soiled else in very good condition. It is fairly plain, just a tan color with the tittle on the spine in black. Author's first book. Fine / Very good.

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        Wichtiger Nachlass zur Geschichte des SK Rapid und des Wiener Fußballs

      JESTRAB, Karl; JESTRAB, Karl (Sohn, genannt Jestrab II); Sportklub RAPID; Sportklub WACKER: Nachlasskonvolut bestehend aus drei großformatigen Mannschaftsfotos, 3 Fotoalben und 4 beiligenden Kuverts mit ca. 300 verschiedenformatigen Fotos, wovon ca. 150 den Fußball betreffendend, dem Stammbuch von Frieda Jestrab (der Ehefrau von Jestrab II) und der »Jahresbroschüre vom österr. Fußball 1936«. Wien: 1930 bis 1960er-Jahre . Teilnachlass der Familien Karl Jestrab (1907-1980) und Karl Jestrab jun. (genannt »Jestrab II«, 1930-2017), bestehend aus drei großformatigen Mannschaftsfotos, 3 Fotoalben samt 4 beiligenden Kuverts mit ca. 300 verschiedenformatigen Fotos, wovon ca. 150 den Fußball betreffendend, dem Stammbuch von Frieda Jestrab (der Ehefrau von Jestrab II) und der »Jahresbroschüre vom österr. Fußball 1936«. Insgesamt ein beziehungsreiches und bedeutendes Konvolut zur Wiener Fußballgeschichte. Der Meidlinger Karl Jestrab spielte ab 1925 beim Sportklub Wacker, wo er u.a. mit dem drei Jahre jüngeren Karl Zischek, dem späteren rechten Flügelstürmer des „Wunderteams", und verdienstvollen Internationalen wie Johann Horvath zusammenspielte. 1931 wechselte Jestrab als Verteidiger zum SK Rapid, bis 1937 absolvierte er 106 Spiele in Hütteldorf und war 1934/35 Teil der Meistermannschaft. 1935 kam er auch einmal im österreichischen Nationalteam zum Einsatz. Jestrab II trat in die Fußstapfen des Vaters und trat 1942 ebenfalls dem SC Wacker bei. Bis 1948 spielte er in den Schüler- und Jugendmannschaften der Meidlinger und in der Saison 1949/50 auch kurz in der Kampfmannschaft. 1950 wechselte Jestrab II, wie es schon sein Vater 20 Jahre zuvor getan hatte, zum SK Rapid, absolvierte in der Saison 1950/51 insgesamt 3 Spiele für Grün-Weiß und wurde mit der »Goldenen Mannschaft« um Gerhard Hanappi, Ernst Happel, den Brüdern Körner und Robert Dienst Meister und Zentropacup-Sieger. Danach war er noch bei Red Star in der Staatsliga B aktiv. Die Laufbahn von Jestrab II beim SC Wacker und beim SK Rapid verlief dabei verblüffenderweise exakt parallel zu jener von Gerhard Hanappi, dem wohl bedeutendsten österreichischen Fußballer seiner Zeit. Viele der Fotos des Konvoluts zeigen deshalb auch Gerhard Hanappi als Teil von Mannschaften oder Gruppe von Fußballern, in der auch sein Weggefährte Jestrab zu sehen ist. Position 1: 3 Mannschaftsfotos. 1.1. Sportklub Wacker der Saison 1930/31 (Silbergelatin-Abzug, 23:17 cm, unter Passpartout mit Blindstempel des Meidlinger Sportfotografen Baruch Kern gerahmt). Darauf sind neben Jestrab u.a. Karl Zischek, der spätere rechte Flügelstürmer des „Wunderteams", sowie die Internationalen Johann Walzhofer, Johann Horvath und Josef Madlmayer (beides auch frühere Rapid-Spieler) zu sehen. 1.2. Matchfoto untertitelt „Glasgow Rangers v. Austrian Sportsklub Rapid, 21. January, 1933" (Silbergelatin-Abzug (25,7:20,3 cm, auf grauem Passpartout mit montierter Untertitelung). 1.3. Sportklub Rapid der Saison 1933/34 (Silbergelatin-Abzug, 23,2:17,4 cm, auf Passpartout, mit Bleistift eh. lokalisiert und signiert vom Hütteldorfer Fotograf Fritz Voigtländer). Auf der Aufnahme sind u.a. Josef Smistik (Mitteläufer des „Wunderteams") und Franz Binder zu sehen. Position 2: 3 Fotoalben samt 4 beiligenden Kuverts von Jestrab II mit zahlreichen Privataufnahmen, sowie ein Stammbuch seiner späteren Frau Frieda mit Einträgen aus den Jahren 1940 bis 1943. 2.1. Album von Jestrab II mit Fotos als Nachwuchsspieler beim SC Wacker (z.B. Frankreich (u.a. mit Hanappi) und Belgien 1947, Italien 1948), als Spieler der Kampfmannschaft des SC Wacker (Schweden 1949 (u.a. mit Hanappi und Zischek), als Spieler der Kampfmannschaft des SK Rapid (Gastspielreise nach Bayern im Jänner 1950, Saisonvorbereitung in den Sommern 1950 und 1951) und als Teilnehmer einer Wien-Auswahl, in der er bis mindestens 1957 aktiv war. 2.2. Album mit Privatfotos der Familien von Jestrab und Jestrab II, darunter auch Urlaubsfotos (1940er- bis 1960er-Jahre). 2.3. Album mit Privatfotos von Jestrab II und Frieda (1948-1951) in Österreich (Schneeberg, Kärnten) und Italien (Venedig). 2.4. Stammbuch von Frieda, späterer Ehefrau von Jestrab II, mit Einträgen aus den Jahren 1940 bis 1943. Position 3: Jahresbroschüre vom österr. Fußball 1936. Hg. unter Mitarbeit der Union d. Berufsfußballer und Trainer Österreichs v. d. Zeitschrift „Mannschaftsaufstellungen mit dem Sportbericht". Wien: Josef Kopstein (Druckerei Leopoldine Rödinger) Dez. 1936. Gr.-4. 16 S. Illustrierte Broschur in Klammerheftung. Enthält u. a. Porträts der 12 Erstligisten, darunter der SK Rapid mit Foto von Jestrab, sowie Statistiken und Anzeigen. Zahlreiche Anmerkungen mit Bleistift, vermutlich von der Hand von Karl Jestrab. Position 4: Kopien von Zeitungsartikeln und Fotos, die Jestrab Juniors Mitwirken neben den aufstrebenden Hanappi in der Wacker-Jugend dokumentierten, v.a. über ein Turnier in Zürich, dass dieses Team 1946 gewinnen konnte. Starl S. 242 (Kern)

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        Peer Gynt

      London: William Heinemann, 1936. "Rackhamerie Abounds" Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe for E. Joseph [RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. IBSEN, Henrik. Peer Gynt. [Introduction by R. Farquharson,Sharp]. London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1936. Limited to 460 numbered copies (this copy being No. 49), signed by Arthur Rackham. Quarto (10 1/8 x 7 3/4 inches; 258 x 197 mm.). 255, [1] pp. Twelve color plates with captioned tissue guards and numerous black and white text illustrations in the text. Bound ca. 1992 by Sangorski & Sutcliffe for E. Joseph (stamp-signed in gilt on front turn-in) in full tan crushed levant morocco. Covers ruled in gilt, front cover pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt to match the original 1936 cover design, spine paneled and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt-ruled board edges and decorative gilt turn-ins, top edge gilt, others uncut, original pictorial endpapers. A fine copy. "In the troll scenes, or in Peer's moorland encounter with the threadballs, Rackhamerie abounds...". (Gettings, Arthur Rackham. P. 165). Peer Gynt is a five-act play in verse by the Norwegian dramatist Henrik Ibsen. Written in Danish - the common written language of Denmark and Norway in Ibsen's lifetime - it is one of the most widely performed Norwegian plays. Ibsen believed Per Gynt, the Norwegian fairy tale on which the play is loosely based, to be rooted in fact, and several of the characters are modeled after Ibsen's own family, notably his parents Knud Ibsen and Marichen Altenburg. He was also generally inspired by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen's collection of Norwegian fairy tales, published in 1845. Gettings, p. 181. Hudson, p. 182. Latimore and Haskell, p. 74. Riall, p. 192.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Ancient Egyptian Paintings. Volume III: Descriptive Text.

      University of Chicago Press. Hardcover. B000MKLGWO Good; Hardcover; Covers are moderately shelfworn and edgeworn with sun-fading to the blue cloth, mostly along the spine and to the back cover; Clean textblock edges; Heavy darkening to the first and last endpapers (have turned a yellow-brown from age); The text pages are lightly age-toned and completley unmarked; Binding is excellent with a straight spine; This book will be stored and delivered in a sturdy cardboard box with foam padding; Medium-Large Format (Quatro, 9.75" - 10.75" tall); Blue cloth covers with title in gold lettering along spine; 1936, University of Chicago Press; 209 pages; "Ancient Egyptian Paintings. Volume III: Descriptive Text.," by Nina M. Davies. . Good.

      [Bookseller: Salish Sea Books]
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        The General Theory of Employment Interest and Money.

      London: Macmillan and Co, Limited, 1936 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered and double-ruled in gilt, ruling continued to boards in blind. Spine rolled and a little faded with small indent near the foot, ends bumped, overall a very good copy. First edition, first impression. "The world-wide slump after 1929 prompted Keynes to attempt an explanation of, and new methods for controlling, the vagaries of the trade-cycle in his General Theory, he subjected the definitions and theories of the classical school of economics to a penetrating scrutiny and found them seriously inadequate and inaccurate" (PMM). His conclusion, namely that "the regulation of the trade-cycle – that is to say the control of booms and slumps, the level of employment, the wage-scale and the flow of investment – must be the responsibility of governments", permanently altered the terms of economic debate and considerations of the role of government in managing the economy (or not). Moggridge A10.1; Printing and the Mind of Man 423. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Director's Manual: Director's Relationship to the Picture and to the Animator.

      California: Walt Disney Studios, 1936 - Large quarto. Recent red leatherette binding, titles to spine and front cover gilt, single rule gilt frame to front cover, red marbled endpapers. Housed in a red cloth slipcase. Statement of authenticity laid-in. Short closed tear to first leaf of Mickey Mouse sketches, slight creasing to leaf edges, light browning to text; excellent condition. Typeset printed lectures, 30 leaves of black and white character sketches on paper of varying colours and sizes and 3 charts. A collection of 13 mimeographed manuscripts giving a fascinating insight into Disney's internal training program for the animators. The collection comprises: two lectures by Don Graham discussing general animation theory and practice; a bulletin discussing "How to Catch, Build and Maintain the Interest of the Spectator in the Picture"; character sketches for general character types such as "Mae West" and "Cute"; written character analyses by Ted Sears for Mickey Mouse ("Mickey is not a clown . he is neither silly nor dumb"), Pluto, Donald Duck, and Goofy, with accompanying sketches; lectures on the technicalities of drawing drapery and "Assistant Animator Qualifications and Procedure". The Mickey Mouse sketches have Harry Reeves's name to the head of the recto, who worked with Disney from 1931 to 1955. The studio's internal training and internship program was developed in the early 1930s for new animators to foster the studio's distinctive style, but as the script for Snow White was developed in 1935, Disney insisted that the entire art department attend weekly mandatory classes. These classes were taught by Don Graham, previously a professor at the Chouinard Institute. Art Babbit, the animator who developed the character of Goofy, said of Graham that he had "learned a hell of a lot from him!"

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        ELMER ELEPHANT

      David McKay Company, Philadelphia 1936 - (Disney, Walt) ELMER ELEPHANT story and illustrations by Staff of Walt Disney Studio. Philadelphia: David McKay Company, (1936). First edition. 8vo - 6-5/16" x 8-3/4". Red cloth backed color pictorial boards in "AS NEW" condition. Color pictorial dust wrapper with just a hint of wear. 46 pp. Illustrated throughout with full color drawings. This is as nice a copy as one could possibly find of this title. The condition of the book is FINE. The condition of the dust wrapper is NEAR FINE. RARE in this condition and in the dust wrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wallace & Clark, Booksellers]
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        Red Hot and Blue.; A Musical Comedy

      New York: Random House, 1936. First edition. Original red, white, and blue silk blocked in gilt, spine faded and rubbed, endpapers darkened at the hinge; a very good copy. Copy 167 of 300, signed by Porter. Although without indication of ownership, this copy is from the library of Ira Gershwin.

      [Bookseller: Thomas A Goldwasser Rare Books]
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        DOMUS. L'arte nella casa. Direttore Architetto Gio Ponti. Annata 1936.

      1936 - Editoriale Domus. Annata 1936. Domus è una rivista di architettura e design fondata dall'Architetto Gio Ponti e dal padre barnabita Giovanni Semeria nel 1928. Edita da Editoriale Domus ha cadenza mensile, 11 numeri all'anno. Si tratta della più bella ed importante rivista italiana di arredamento ed architettura. In folio (cm. 33); due volumi rilegati in tela blu dell'epoca con scritta in oro "DOMUS" ai piatti ed al dorso. Conservate le copertine originali anteriori. Mancano alcune pagine pubblicitarie ma potrebbe trattarsi di errore di numerazione. Axs [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PAOLO BONGIORNO]
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