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        Enciclopedia dei nostri combattimenti coloniali Fino al 2 Ottobre 1935-xiii

      Giulio Einaudi Editore - Torino, TORINO 1936 - ITALIANO Volume della prima metà del XX secolo in stato discreto, coperta in tessuto, alcuni segni del tempo, fioritura sparsa, tagli bruniti, pagine ben conservate. Riccamente illustrato con fotografie d'epoca e cartine, in b. e n., In testo e fuori testo. Su foglio di guardia dedica con firma.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        The Allegory of Love (First edition)

      Oxford: Oxford at Clarendon Press, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Dedicated to Owen Barfield Wisest and Best of my Unofficial Teachers. This was Lewis' second book after becoming a Christian.Black cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. 378 pp. Indexed. VG condition with general wear and the page after the index starting but the binding is solid. Lacking dust wrapper. No names or ownership marks.Full refund if not satisfied.Brown 10; Hooper A4

      [Bookseller: Shelley and Son Books]
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        Secret Africa.

      Stanley Paul, London., 1936. First edition. Octavo. 287 pages. 50 photographs. 12 pages of publisher's adverts at rear. A book of African mysteries.Edges spotted, otherwise fine in very good, slightly rubbed and creased dustwrapper, designed by Douglas Moir, with a few nicks. Very scarce in its dustwrapper.

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis bookseller]
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        UTRECHT, BOEKHANDEL KEMINK, UITGEVERIJ OOSTHOEK -- 'N.V. A. Oosthoek's Uitg. My. Ter herinnering aan 38 jaar onvermoeiden arbeid. Kemink en Zns. Boekhandel'. Gecalligrafeerde titel van fotoalbum met 16 originele foto's 13x18 cm. Oblong. In goede staat. Doos is gebroken.

      - Op omslag in gouden letters: 'Inter Folio Fructus. 1 Augustus 1936'. De foto's tonen ex- en interieur van het pand van boekhandel Kemink en uitgeverij Oosthoek te Utrecht, Domstraat 1-3: winkel (met bovengalerijen), kantoren, magazijn, pakafdeling etc. Met losse foto van A. Oosthoek aan zijn bureau en aanbiedingsbrief van dit album van zoon Arie Oosthoek aan zijn vader. Voorts een blad met de handtekeningen van de 19 medewerkers (die grotendeels ook op de foto's staan): o.a. A. Oosthoek, Smits, Pardou, Meursinck, Hartog, H.F. Nierstrasz, J. v. Emmerik, Steenaart, A. v. Woezik, P. Hardewijk, D. Pegtel, J.M. Smit. In 1936 nam Oosthoek sr. afscheid van het bedrijf. M8863

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        Eremi senesi

      Libreria ticci 1936 - italiano

      [Bookseller: Librodifaccia]
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        Yukon Yesterdays; Thirty Years of Adventure in the Klondike

      London. : John Long Ltd. , 1936. Good. Publishers cloth. Lacking dust jacket. Foxed. 287pp. . First printing. . Hard. 8vo. 9 1/2".. Good. Illus. by With 54 illustrations and 2 maps (endpapers). .

      [Bookseller: Ryan OHorne Books]
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        Varieté III

      Paris, NrF 1936 - Edition tirée à 1429 exemplaires. Un bel exemplaire appartenant à une sous-édition très limitée. Cette sous-édition de 40 exemplaires "in quarto tellière" imprimé sur papier Vergé Lafuma Navarre était réservée aux "Bibliophiles de La Nouvelle Revue Française" et numérotée en chiffres romains. Couverture éditoriale originale présentant une légère déchirure en son centre. La couverture est légèrement usée sur les bords. Le livre est en parfaites conditions à l'intérieur, non coupé et ébarbée. Edition of 1.429 copies. Fine copy belonging to the very limited sub-edition of 40 copies "in quarto tellière" on papier vergé Lafuma-Navarre, reserved to the "Bibliophiles de la Nouvelle Revue Française" and numbered in roman numbers. Original editorial soft cover with a small break on top center, and a little worn on edges. Inside copy in perfect condition, uncut and with beards. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wallector]
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        ELISABETH THE COW GHOST

      Thomas Nelson and Sons, New York 1936 - du Bois, William Pene. ELISABETH THE COW GHOST. New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1936, (1936). First edition. Square, 16 mo - 6-1/8" x 6-1/8". Yellow cloth with black lettering and decoration to the upper board of a lovely copy of the book. Color pictorial priced ($.75) dust wrapper with minor marginal wear. [48] pp. Illustrated with black and white, and yellow, black and white drawings throughout. This was du Bois' first book and is nearly impossible to find in any condition. The condition of the book offered here is FINE. The condition of the dust wrapper is VERY GOOD. RARE [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wallace & Clark, Booksellers]
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        Misteri di Parigi

      EDIZIONI AURORA, 1936. ITALIANO 0,37 Traduzione a cura di E. Penso, brossura notevolemente usurata, occhietto e frontespizio mancanti, pagine ingiallite e frastagliate ai margini USATO

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        Director's Manual:

      California: Walt Disney Studios,, 1936. Director's Relationship to the Picture and to the Animator. 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. Typeset printed lectures, 30 leaves of black and white character sketches on paper of varying colours and sizes and 3 charts. 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. 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]
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        Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis für das Deutsche Reich auf Grund der Volkszählung 1933

      unbekannt 1936 1. Auflage, Verl. für Sozialpolitik, Wirtschaft u. Statistik, Bln., 1936. 378 S., Pbd., quart. (2 StaT.) - Statistik des Deutschen Reiches, Band 450. Volks-, Berufs- und Betriebszählung vom 16. Juni 1933 - Versand D: 5,90 EUR Landeskunde, Statistik

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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 ruled in gilt, boards ruled in blind. With an advertisement for a selection of economics books published by George Allen & Unwin laid-in. Spine sunned, gently rolled, and head bumped, a few marks to boards, endpapers lightly browned and spotted, overall a very good copy. Contemporary ownership inscription to front free endpaper. 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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        FLOWERS FOR THE JUDGE

      Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., [1936]. First U.S. edition. A nearly fine copy in a very good or somewhat better dust jacket with light shelf wear to the spine ends, slight edge rubbing. (17878). Octavo, pp. [1-14] [1] [2-306], original tan cloth, spine stamped in red, top edge stained dark red, fore and bottom edges rough trimmed, printed endpapers. An Albert Campion mystery novel. "Margery Allingham was one of the three major Englishwomen mystery writers of the 'Golden Age of Detective Fiction' -- the other two. of course, being Agatha Christie and Dorothy L. Sayers." - Pronzini and Muller, 1001 Midnights, p. 15. Hubin (1994), p. 13.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        A Chaucer A.B.C. being A Hymn to the Holy Virgin in an English Version by Geoffrey Chaucer from the French of Guillaume de Deguilleville.

      Obelisk Press, Paris., 1936. First edition. Preface by Louis Gillet. Quarto. Unpaginated. The poem was written as a series of eight-line stanzas whose initial letters are in alphabetical order. These initials have here been intricately illuminated in various colours by Lucia, the daughter of James Joyce who was the one who had the original idea for the book and who paid for its production as a present for her 29th birthday. This is the only project on which the two collaborated. The overall design is by Jack Kahane. Grey wrappers, housed in the publisher's card chemise with printed label on the backstrip and in the slipcase. Number 63 of 300 copies printed on Arches mould-made vellum paper.Fine, the slipcase just starting to split at the edges. A lovely copy.

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        Absalom, Absalom!

      8vo. New York: Random House, 1936. 8vo., [1]-384, title-page printed in red and black, one fold-out map printed in red and black. Original black cloth with gilt stamped facsimile of the author's signature to the upper board and red rules, backstrip lettered in gilt and similarly ruled in red, top-edge red, original pictorial dust-jacket. A few minor chips to dust-jacket, otherwise a near fine copy. First edition, first printing, trade edition. A exemplary example of Southern Renaissance literature, drawing on the history of the Jefferson, Mississippi region, and its oral traditions, and using the modernist device of moving backwards and forwards in time to tell the story of three different families, before, during and after the Civil War, exploring the myth-making process and the simultaneity of time.

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        Das Erlebnis der XI. Olympischen Spiele in Wort, Bild und Ton

      Verlag Bernard & Graefe, Berlin 1936 - Square quarto. 195, [13]pp. Three 78 rpm original vinyl records. Original orange cloth over decorative grey boards with orange lettering on front cover. Book and records housed in publisher's orange cloth slipcase. The XI. Summer Olympic Games in Berlin 1936 in text, pictures and sound. Includes 3 double sided Telefunken vinyl records with original recordings of the Reichs - Rundfunk - Gesellschaft (Live Radio Broadcasts) including Hitler's opening speech and Jesse Owen's 100 meter victory among many others. The book is profusely illustrated with b/w annotated photographs of the games. Some age wear to slipcase with edges rubbed. Text in German. Slipcase in overall fair to good-, book and records in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        COLLECTED POEMS 1909 - 1935

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1936). First Edition. Hardcover. Minor wear and soiling. Very Good, lacking the dustwrapper. Later 1946 printing, but INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the poet on the title page where Eliot has crossed out his printed name: "Inscribed for/Allen Hawkridge/by T. S. Eliot/7. vi. 47." Judging by a few other books currently offered for sale by other booksellers, Eliot signed a few of his books to Hawkridge on the same day.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Max Hölz [sic!]. Der letzte Deutsche Revolutionär.

      Zürich., Resoverlag 1936 - 83 S. 8°, ill. Orig.-Karton. Philipp schildert Hoelz? Weg in der SU, der durch eine sich vertiefende politische und persönliche Depression gekennzeichnet war. Hoelz ging hiernach davon aus, dass er auf der ?Abschussliste? Stalins und Berijas stand. ?Ein zu plötzlicher Tode?, so Philipp, ?hätte der innerparteilichen Opposition und vielleicht der Deutschen Regierung die Chance einer Pressekampagne geboten. Heckert und Manuiliski bieten ihm eine gutbezahlte Stelle als Betriebsleiter bei Grossbauten in der Nähe von Moskau an. Hölz fürchtet die täglichen Autofahrten vom ?Metropolen? zur Baustelle. Hölz weiss, wie leicht man da ?verunglücken? kann. Und immer tiefer sinkt er.? - Umschlagvorderseite mit Abriebstelle und am Falz mit Einrissen, sonst guter Zustand. Sehr selten! - Exilarchiv XXX. 300 gr. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Mr Loveday's Little Outing - in the first issue dust wrapper

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1936. A first edition, first printing published by Chapman and Hall in 1936. A marvellous fine book without inscriptions in a very good+ unclipped wrapper with two small internal tape burns to the spine. One closed tear to the spinning some light chipping therein. Some wear to the corners and rubbing to the edges. Rare in the original wrapper.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Fifty Years of American Golf.

      New York Dodd. Mead & Company, 1936. - xvii, 423 pp. Foreword by Grantland Rice. Illustrated with numerous plates from photos and facsimiles, a few maps, frontispiece facsimile of David R. Forgan's tribute to golf. (Large 8vo) original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, original slipcase with paper cover label. No. 17 of 355 hand-numbered copies. First Edition. Signed by Martin on the limitation page, as issued. This is one of the outstanding American golf books, a comprehensive look back over the years which contains many wonderful pictures, including reproductions of the very early golf references in the American press. Mr. Martin was an outstanding golf writer and contributed many books to the library of golf. Murdoch 493; D&M 25510; D&J M11050. Very unusual in slipcase. Slipcase rubbed; light wear to volume; very good [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Fine Golf Books]
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        Japanese colour-prints (de luxe edition)

      Sydney : Privately printed [by The Beacon Press], 1936. Standard de luxe edition limited to 185 numbered and signed copies, with the author's seal (this is copy no. 30). Large quarto, quarter vellum over cloth boards, upper board with gilt lettering and device in red, spine lettered in gilt with gilt rule, decorated endpapers, pp 109, [1] blank, [1] index, [1] blank], [1] colophon, [1] tipped-in photograph of the author, [1] other works by the author, [4] blank, illustrated with [94] tipped-in colour plates, some off-setting (as usual), a small amount of pale spotting to the preliminary and end pages, a near fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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        INHALE & EXHALE

      New York: Random House, 1936. 1st edition. INSCRIBED PRESENTATION copy from Saroyan to Joan St. Oegger, SIGNED in the year of publication. Silver cloth binding. Blue topstain. Dust jacket. VG+ (spine lightly sun-tanned)/VG+ (modest extremity wear).. 438 pp. 8vo.

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        Reis naar Rusland. Davos-Platz, September-December 1936. 4to. Carbon copy of original typescript in Dutch. Contemporary green cloth, gilt title on spine and front cover.

      Unpublished account of a journey to Stalinist Russia in 1936 by Joan Hendrik Petrus Ennema, copied from the original typescript and bound for the author. Ennema (1902-1947), a Dutch jurist who worked for the "British Petroleum Maatschappij" in the Dutch East Indies, travelled as part of a larger group of Dutch tourists who visited Moscow and Leningrad by train.In very good condition.

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        A Gun for Sale

      William Heinemann, London 1936 - A Gun For Sale, An Entertainment, by Graham Greene.William Heinimann, London 1936 8vo 261 pp A good copy of this first edition with apparently replaced end papers. An uncommon UK edition. The novel was first published in the U. S. A. by Doubleday Doran in June 1936 as This Gun For Hire. Published in July 1936 in the UK as A Gun For Sale. Original red cloth boards with gilt lettering on the spine. The colours of the covers are patchy and faded. The gilt lettering is rubbed and title is rubbed and unclear. Darkened spine colour. Lightly bumped corners and spine ends. Lightly cocked edition. Replaced end papers in red colour. The contents are browned and lightly spotted. 8vo 261 pp [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A ricordo della più iniqua delle ingiustizie

      Tip. A. Panunzi, 1936. Foglio volante (cm. 35,5x50) stampato in nero, rosso e verde su fondo bianco con figura del celebre profilo di Benito Mussolini. Lievi tracce di piegature ed un foro di cm. 2,5 ca. di diametro all’angolo superiore destro, altrimenti ottimo esemplare. Entro cornice moderna. Manifesto propagandistico con ricercata elaborazione grafica tipica del periodo fascista. Assolutamente non comune.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Ex Libris s.r.l.]
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        SELECTED POEMS. Chosen by the Author

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1936. 1st Edition [Crane A22]. Blue cloth lettered in gilt to the spine, with dark blue topstain; cream dust jacket printed in red and black. Gentle bumping to spine ends and tips, hint of fading to topstain. Else fine: clean, bright and tight. Dj lightly bumped, with some creasing and short nick to spine ends; "5s net" price intact on front flap. NF/VG.. 221, [3 (blank)] pp. 8vo. 8-1/8" x 5-1/2" Includes introductory essays by W. H. Auden, C. Day Lewis, Paul Engle and Edwin Muir. Crane notes that this is Frost's first book to contain material by others. A scarce edition in uncommonly nice condition.

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        SWORDS OF MARS ..

      Tarzana, California: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1936].. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-315 [316: blank] [317: ads] [318-320: blank], five inserted plates with illustrations by J. Allen St. John, original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange, top edge stained red. First edition. Eighth book of the Mars series. Heins SWM-1. A fine copy in price-clipped first state (laminated) dust jacket (with four-color wraparound reproduction of a painting by J. Allen St. John) which has been extensively restored by a paper conservator. The jacket now presents well overall. (#147176)

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        Archaeological Reconnaissances in North-Western India and South-Eastern Iran

      Macmillan, London 1936 - carried out and recorded with the support of Harvard University and the British Museum. 267 pp, profuse illustrated. 11 pages of maps and sketch plans (one folding). Incl. two pull out maps/plans from rear pocket. Orig. pink/red publ. cloth, raised gilt decorative oval on front. Stein tried to establish links between earlier Indus civilizations and that of the Euphrates. This records Stein's work in 1931-33. In the Punjab, Sharpur, Makran and elsewhere along the Persian Gulf Coast. VG+ copy in orig. cloth and beveled boards. Only slight wear at spine tips, very little at corners, minor scratch on rear board. Top edges gilt. A solid vg+ copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Medical Classics

      Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1936-41. Five volumes, thick 4tos. Plates. Original green decorated cloth, untrimmed as issued. "Many doctors are not interest in medical history, that is, in medical history as it has been served to them up to the present time. This is a sad and unnatural state of affairs... Medical Classics aims to awaken the interest of all medical workers in the historical side of their profession. The work will be useful, not merely ornamental" (from the "Preface Concerning Aims and Policy"). Inclusion in the Medical Classics is a hallmark of a paper's broader significance in the history of medicine, as evidenced in references throughout Garrison-Morton-Norman. The five volumes reprint classic texts in every imaginable medical discipline, providing English translations where necessary. Biographical notes and full bibliographies are given for each author. Garrison-Morton-Norman 6662.1. A fine, complete set.

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        Mary Poppins

      Reynal and Hitchcock, New York 1936 - Duodecimo. 5.25 x 7.75 in. xii; 206 pp. Illustrated in black-and-white by Mary Shepard. Signed on the illustrated front free endpaper: "P.L. Travers." Originally published in the U.K., this is the 9th printing of the first American Edition. A very good copy in original blue/grey decorated cloth lacking the dust jacket. Cloth spotted and light creasing to corner of page 197. Previous ownership signature crossed out on front paste-down endpaper. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA]
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        Jamaica Inn (Signed By The Author In The Year Of Publication)

      The First UK Printing published by Gollancz in 1936. The BOOK is in Very Good+ or better condition. The board margins and spine are lightly toned. A tiny split to the cloth at the head of the spine with a pinhole sized snag to the cloth on the front board. The book has a very slight lean. Some toning to the text block with some spotting to the prelims and rear pages. The WRAPPER is complete and is the correct first issue. It is in Very Good++ condition. Some toning to the spine, folds and flap edges with a little splitting on the flap folds. Mild edge wear with a little slither of loss to the rear upper edge and the upper folds. There has been some expert professional restoration to the head of the spine and the wrapper now presents very well in the removable Brodart archival cover. The book has been Inscribed and Signed by the author to the front blank end paper: 'With many thanks for a delightful evening , Daphne Du Maurier, March 9th 1936'. The dedicatee is not named, but there is the ownership signature of Colonel Badcock with an identification number in pencil to the verso of the rear blank end paper. The early date of the signature must have meant that the book was signed shortly after publication. Du Maurier's famous work of smuggling and intrigue was influenced by the author's childhood reading of the adventure tales of Robert Louis Stevenson and by a trip to the eponymous hostelry when she went riding on Bodmin Moor. Housed in a custom solander box with gilt titling. A very scarce title to find signed with such attributes.

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        KEEP THE ASPIDISTRA FLYING

      Gollancz 1936 - First edition. Publisher's blue cloth with dark blue lettering. Signed by the author for fellow novelist Anthony Powell, "Geo. Orwell" on the front end paper, with Powell's bookplate to the front pastedown. A very good copy, light soiling with a little wear to the spine ends and rear joint and the faint remains of a Boots label to the front cover. The book which "would eventually produce one of his [Orwell's] most substantial adult friendships" (Taylor - Orwell The Life). Powell recalls buying this book and the friendship with Orwell which followed in the first volume of his autobiography, Infants of the Spring (1976). "When Down and Out in Paris and London appeared in 1933, someone recommended it . I read the book, and was impressed by its savagery and gloom. At the same time, I cannot claim to have immediately marked down Orwell as a writer of whom one would obviously hear more. However, a year or two later, when I saw a copy of Keep the Aspidistra Flying in a secondhand bookshop, I bought it. Again, I liked the novel for its violent feelings and presentation of a young man at the end of his tether, rather than for its form or style, which seemed strangely old fashioned in treatment . I spoke of the book dining with Cyril Connolly. Connolly then told me Orwell was one of his oldest friends . He urged me to write a fan letter. This I did, thereby making my first Orwell contact, in 1936" Powell included a copy of his recently self published Caledonia, and received a friendly, if hesitant, reply from Orwell. It was not until some five years later that they met in person, whereafter they would meet and correspond regularly for the remainder of Orwell's life. An exceptional association copy. George Orwell presentation copies are uncommon, without compare amongst major twentieth century writers. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Decorative Art of the Southwestern Indians

      Fine Arts Press, Santa Ana CA 1936 - Boxed folio, leather spine with gold title and smooth tan bds, dk. brown embossed native american bird symbol on ft. bd, buffalo hide clasp, some bumping and wear to spine ends, rubbing to spine edges, mild light rubbing to bds; box contains lg stapled index and bibliography pamphlet with foreward by Frederick Webb Hodge and annotations by Mrs. Frederick Robinson Smith; 50 clean lovely individual folio plates in color on thick paper stock of designs on pottery, basketry, and other artifacts of the Southwestern tribes; very gently ex lib from the School of American Research with their withdrawn stamp top corner of pamphlet, a single handwritten name above stamp and same name written lightly at top right corner margin of first plate, no other markings on box or plates; each plate has explanation on verso. A lovely collection of 50 plates representing decorative designs of Southwestern tribes. Plates are clean and unmarked except single faint signature top corner margin of 1st plate. This is a very scarce find, one of only 450 ever printed. See photographs. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Almost Forgotten Germany. Translate by Laura Riding and Robert Graves.

      Deyá: The Seizin Press, for Constable & Co., Ltd, London, 1936 - Octavo. Original orange cloth, spine lettered in black. With the dust jacket. Spine-ends very lightly bumped, small marking to upper outer corner of pp. 267-74. An excellent, tight copy copy in the dust jacket with a slightly toned spine and rear panel, and tape repaired verso at head and foot of spine, and at head of both joints. Photographic frontispiece. First edition, first impression of this memoir by a German art-dealer who fled Nazi Germany and became Graves's neighbour in Majorca, "a charming, individual and informative book which never received its due" (Seymour-Smith, Robert Graves: His Life and Works, p. 245). Graves and Riding actually worked from a literary rendering prepared by Kenneth Gay (born Karl Goldschmidt), Graves's personal secretary, companion and editor on Majorca. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Photo Album of Medical Officer of the Asiatic Fleet Flagship "Augusta"

      China, Southeast Asia, and Japan. 1936. Oblong quarto. Measuring 15" x 11". Full decorative embossed leather album bound with steel rivets. 102 pages interleaved with tissue containing 846 mostly black and white gelatin silver photographs; measuring between 1.25" x 1.5" to 7.75" x 9.75", with most measuring between 2.5" x 3.75" to 3.75" x 5". Approximately three-quarters of the photos are captioned and a few items of ephemera tipped in. Approximately 25-30 are commercial images or real photo postcards, but the vast majority are well-composed snapshots. Album is very good or better with some scuffing and loss to the lower corner of rear cover and lacking the clasp; contents are generally fine.This massive album was compiled by Lt. Commander Toson O. Summers, the medical officer of the USS Augusta which was the flagship of the Asiatic fleet. The path of the Augusta in 1936 is well-documented. Summers went to great lengths to map his tour of duty and this album reflects that concern. It is artfully designed (the album itself handmade by an artist in Chefoo (now Yantai), very well-captioned, and filled with an extraordinary amount of interesting images. Summers visited many cities in China including Shanghai, Amoy, Nanking, Soochow, Tsingtao, Peiping, and Chingwantao. Additionally Summers compiled many images from Japan, Bali, the Philippines, Singapore, and Indonesia.Summers was an inveterate photographer with a keen eye for street imagery as well as native peoples and their cultures. Though an amateur, he artfully captured dozens of street scenes and markets; businesses such as a hemp factory, farming, restaurants, smugglers, and brothels; and many great birds-eye views of local towns. In addition to all the views of daily life there are more than one series of funerals; others show native dances, a lama service, a Eucharist Congress, acrobats, healers, and more. His landscape pictures are equally well-composed and some images include Mount Fuji, the Cloud Tower, Borabudur, The Great Wall, and various beaches.Additionally there are a couple of dozen images showing life on the ship, including a couple where the men are dressed in drag and one or two of a softball game. One particularly interesting shot shows a man standing between the wings of a seaplane flying over the water; another shows a man with a chicken; others show a line of camels at The Great Wall, a roadside restaurant, and a funeral pyre in Bali. Additionally there are 25 beautifully affected hand-colored images. A few of these are very nice panoramas measuring 3.75" x 11". In all a massive, unique, and comprehensive immersion into the people, lifestyle, culture and scenery of Asia in the years leading up to World War II, much more detailed than all similar albums of the period that we've handled. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        En Grèce, par monts et par vaux. Ouvrage couronné par l'Académie française. Deuxième édition avec la préface de la première édition par TH. Homolle, et une préface nouvelle par Charles Picard, professeur à la Sorbonne.

      

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        7 eigenh. Briefe u. 72 eigenh. Postkarten m. Unterschrift.

      Karlsruhe u. Dachau, 1907-1936. - An seinen Künstler-Freund Alfred von Schrötter. - „Sehr erfreut! Merkwürdig!! Du hast nie so sauber u. deutlich geschrieben - eine Wohltat! Hans beeinflusst Dich! Erich: wie wichtig ist das Beherrschen fremder Sprachen! Da hat man in unserer Erziehung schwere Fehler gemacht! Hans wird großen Nutzen aus s. Gefangenschaft ziehen!! Wie viel Leute sollte man fangen, damit sie sich auf sich besinnen! [.]" (Dachau, 28. 9. 1917). „Die politische Lage!! Wie schwer u. langsam die Wahrheit durchdringt!! Wie in der Kunst!!! Man muss ohnmächtig zusehen! [.]" (Karlsruhe, 22. IV. 1931). „[.] Mein Herrichten der Bilder für meine Aprilausstellung am hiesigen Kunstverein ist 1 fürchterliches Geschäft. Vieles ist fertig zu machen, Rahmen passen nicht etc. [.]" (Ebda., 5. II. 1932). - „[.] Von Bedeutung war seine Freundschaft mit Adolf Hölzel, der in Dachau eine Malschule unterhielt und den er dort 1892 erstmals besuchte. 1896 übersiedelte Ludwig Dill nach Dachau, wo er sich in der damaligen Holzgartenstrasse (heute: Ludwig-Dill-Straße) ein kleines Häuschen gekauft hatte. Zusammen mit Arthur Langhammer und Adolf Hölzel gründete er die Malerschule ‚Neu-Dachau‘, was ihn zu einem der wichtigsten Vertreter der Künstlerkolonie Dachau machte [.]. 1899 ging Ludwig Dill als Lehrmeister nach Karlsruhe. Dort unterrichtete er von 1899 bis 1919 an der Staatlichen Akademie der Bildenden Künste Karlsruhe. Der Künstler kehrte in den Sommermonaten immer wieder nach Dachau zurück, wo er sein Häuschen besaß [.]" (Wikipedia). --- Alfred von Schrötter (1851-1935) studierte von 1872 bis 1877 an der Wiener Akademie der bildenden Künste Malerei bei Karl Mayer und August Eisenmenger, in der Folge war er zwei Jahre Schüler von Hans Canon und von 1879 studierte er in München an der dortigen Akademie bei Ludwig von Löfftz. 1897 übersiedelte er nach Dachau bei München, wo er zusammen mit Ludwig Dill, Adolf Hölzel und Arthur Langhammer zu einem namhaften Vertreter der Neu-Dachauer Richtung wurde. Als Gründungsmitglied der Münchner Secession entwickelte er gemeinsam mit Dill und Hölzel eine effiziente Methode des Kunstunterrichtes, die den Schülern größtmöglichen Freiraum zur eigenen Entfaltung gewähren sollte. Im Jahre 1900 wurde er als Leiter einer Meisterklasse für Malerei an die Zeichenakademie in Graz berufen, an der er bis 1923 als weithin bekannter und sehr geschätzter Lehrer wirkte. Alfred Schrötter, der dem Steiermärkischen Kunstverein als Ausschussmitglied angehörte, bildete eine ganze Generation steirischer Künstlerinnen und Künstler heran, u.a. Marie von Baselli, Norbertine Bresslern-Roth, Leo Grimm, Franz Hofer, Axl Leskoschek, Karl Mader, Paul Schmidtbauer, Fritz Silberbauer und Franz M. Zerlacher. Neben Paul Schad-Rossa und Wilhelm Gurlitt stellte Alfred Schrötter von Kristelli eine Schlüsselfigur der Grazer Zeitkunst dar. - Beiliegend eine Bleistiftskizze Dills mit einer Wegbeschreibung. - ge Gewicht in Gramm: 500 Zus. 115 S., Qu.-Kl.-8° (Postkarten) bzw. 8° bis 4° (Briefe).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes]
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        Agents and Patients

      London: Duckworth 1936. 272, (3) pp. Original cloth with gilt lettering to spine and in original pictorial dust wrapper. In custom green cloth solander box with black leather title label to spine. Slight fading to spine ends of cloth. Repairs to dust wrapper on verso. Ink name to front pastedown. Slight marks to fore-edge and endpapers. Jacket not price-clipped. Three pages of publisher's adverts at rear. . Very Good. Cloth. First Edition. 1936. 8vo..

      [Bookseller: Fosters' Bookshop]
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        Gone With the Wind

      New York: Macmillan, 1936. First edition of the author's classic novel. Octavo, original gray cloth. First printing, with "Published May 1936" on the copyright page and no mention of other printings. First issue dust jacket, with Gone with the Wind listed in the second column of the booklist on the back panel, with $3.00 cost on the front flap. Near fine in the original near fine price-clipped dust jacket with some light reinforcement to the verso. A very nice example. In 1923, Margaret Mitchell became a feature writer for the Atlanta Journal, and in 1925, married John Marsh, a public relations officer for Georgia Power. She found most of her assignments unfulfilling, and she soon left to try writing fiction more to her own taste. Her own harshest critic, she would not try to get her work published. She began to write Gone with the Wind in 1926, while recovering from an automobile accident. Over the next eight years she painstakingly researched for historical accuracy. She accumulated thousands of pages of manuscript. Here is how she later described her life's labor: "When I look back on these last years of struggling to find time to write between deaths in the family, illness in the family and among friends which lasted months and even years, childbirths (not my own), divorces and neuroses among friends, my own ill health and four fine auto accidents ... it all seems like a nightmare. I wouldn't tackle it again for anything. Just as soon as I sat down to write, somebody I loved would decide to have their gall-bladder removed. ... " In 1934, an editor from Macmillan's Publishers came to Atlanta seeking new authors. He was referred to John and Margaret Marsh as people who knew Atlanta's literary scene. She steered him to several prospects, but didn't mention her own work. A friend told him that she was writing a novel, but she denied it. On the night before he was to leave Atlanta, she appeared at his hotel-room door with her still imperfect, mountainous manuscript and left it with him for better or for worse. "This is beyond doubt one of the most remarkable first novels produced by an American writer. It is also one of the best" (New York Times). Gone With the Wind is said to be the fastest selling novel in the history of American publishing (50,000 copies in a single day), and went on to win the Pulitzer Prize.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books]
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        LA SCOPERTA MERAVIGLIOSA

      S.A.C.S.E., MILANO 1936 - ITALIANO Brossura editoriale illustrata, con fioritura, con usura ai bordi, strappi alle estremità del dorso e con piatto posteriore mancante, pagine brunite attorno ai testi, con fioritura ed alcune gore

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        RED HOT AND BLUE. A Musical Comedy. Limited edition signed by Cole Porter.

      New York: Random House, 1936. 62 un-numbered pages of text. Bound in red, white and blue silk with moderate rubbing, soiling and shelfwear, including a tiny bump at the bottom of the spine; protected in archival mylar. Number 70 of 300 copies, of which only 250 were for sale, signed by Cole Porter on a special limitation page. The endpapers are lightly foxed and browned, with a few small spots of soiling in the text, and two pages with tiny creases at a corner. Contains the musical score of Red, White and Blue. First edition.. Signed. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good- condition. Quarto (4to).

      [Bookseller: Kurt Gippert Bookseller (ABAA) ]
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