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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]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Gunstock Hill Books]
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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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        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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        The Star of Midnight.

      New York. Dodd, Mead & Company. 1936. - First Edition. With matching dates of 1936 on the title and copyright pages. Basis for the movie staring William Powell as Clay Dalzell; Ginger Rogers as Donna Mantin. Also performed as a play. Star of Midnight (1935 movie). "The new film at the Music Hall is in the tradition of urbane screen homicide originated by "The Thin Man," that distinguished exponent of the murder-with-a-smile school of cinema criminology. A sleek, witty and engaging entertainment, it contemplates its corpses with the charming air of just passing the time pleasantly until the bar opens. Probably William Powell, as the debonair lawyer-sleuth of the late Arthur Somers Roche's story, is responsible for making "Star of Midnight" seem like a sequel to "The Thin Man," when its producers had no such reckless intention. His Clay Dalzell is drawn to the Nick Charles measurements and he conducts his pursuit of cocktails and assassins with that blend of bored nonchalance and native shrewdness which we found so captivating last year.-- Review by Andre Sennwald, April 12, 1935. The book is in superb condition in the original dustjacket with its original price of $2.00 intact at the top of the inside front flap. Bound in gleaming finely woven black cloth boards stamped brightly in orange ink on the front boards and the spine. With light orange topstaining. The hinges are tight; book is clean and apparently unread. The striking dustjacket features an elegant couple in evening dress stepping out for a night on the town.The dustjacket has light edge-rubbing and wear to the folds. There is some apparent oxidation to the lamination on the bottom half of the dustjacket spine, creating a light gray mottling to the paper. With a 1/2" piece of the laminate flecked off, revealing the black paper beneath at the middle of the spine. Otherwise, a scarce, well-preserved book and dustjacket from 1936. The basis for the William Powell and Ginger Rogers movie. Very scarce in dustjacket. First Edition. With matching dates of 1936 on the title and copyright pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Brainerd Phillipson Rare Books]
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        Nudes of all nations : 48 photographic studies

      London : Routledge, 1936, Hardcover, First Edition. Near fine copy in the original cloth. Panel edges very slightly dust-toned as with age. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Physical description; 15 p., [48] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm. Series; Seen by the camera ; 15. Subject; Photography of the nude. 15 pages. Inventory No: 240034.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Meyers Lexikon, 8. Auflage, Prachtausgabe, 9 Bände + Atlas-Band (unvollendet).

      Leipzig, Bibliographisches Institut, 1936 - 1942. Achte (8.) völlig neu bearbeitete und bebilderte Auflage mit circa 14.500 Spalten, 20.000 teils farbigen Abbildungen sowie 400 Haupt- und Nebenkarten. Einen inhaltlichen Schwerpunkt bildet die deutsche Geschichte, die unter anderem mit reichhaltigem histo Vollständiges Grundwerk in 9 Bänden (A - Soxhlet) mit dem gesuchten Atlas-Band, somit vollständiges Exemplar in 10 Bänden. Es handelt sich hier um die seltene Prachtausgabe in so genannter Halbfranzausführung. Hellbraune bzw. beige Original-Halblederbände mit goldgeprägten Rückentiteln auf zwei dunkelbraunen Rückenschildern, Einbanddecken in dunkelbraunem Leinen und mit Lederecken. Der Atlas-Band befindet sich noch im Original-Schuber. Einziges während der NS-Zeit erschienenes Großlexikon, das unter unmittelbarer \"Mitarbeit\" nationalsozialistischer Parteidienststellen entstand. Hier liegt die Crux, aber zugleich auch das Besondere dieses Lexikons, das wie kaum ein anderes Werk den nationalsozialistischen Zeitgeist in seiner Komplexität widerspiegelt. Der Atlas-Band enthält unter anderem seltenes Kartenmaterial zur politischen Topographie (u. a. Gaueinteilung der NSDAP) sowie zur Wirtschaftsgeographie (Schwerpunkte der industriellen und landwirtschaftlichen Produktion) des Dritten Reiches. Als Nachschlagewerk zum Dritten Reich daher eine wichtige Informationsquelle für alle zeitgeschichtlich Interessierten. Buchrücken partiell leicht berieben. Davon abgesehen aber sehr guter Erhaltungszustand. Deckelbezüge sauber; Seiten frisch und fleckenfrei; die Bände wurden erkennbar kaum gelesen; der sonst häufig stärker benutzte Atlas-Band hier besonders gut erhalten (noch im Schuber); mehrere, teilweise farbige Verlagsprospekte des Bibliographischen Instituts noch beiliegend. Sehr gutes Exemplar der gesuchten Prachtausgabe dieses zeitgeschichtlich aufschlußreichen Lexikons. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats (bitte Art.-Nr. auf der Angebotsseite in das Suchfeld eingeben). Versand D: 5,00 EUR Meyers Lexikon Meyer Nationalsozialismus Drittes Reich Nazi-Meyer Brauner Meyer

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        The Architectural Forum: Including "Building Money" --12 Issues (All of 1936)

      Time Inc, New York 1936 - A full run of Architectural Forum for the year 1936. All 12 volumes are crisp and bright and VG (or better) in their spiral-bound wrappers. Inevitable light wear and just a bit of soiling to a number of the panels but the set has held up very nicely and is well-preserved. Tall, uniform quartos, hundreds of vivid color plates. An editor's informative, light pencil notations thruout and a faint "Industrial Arts" stamp at each title page. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: APPLEDORE BOOKS, ABAA]
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        Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis für das Deutsche Reich auf Grund der Volkszählung 1933

      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 -

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        The Hound of Death - true first edition and NOT the Odhams edition

      Collins [The Crime Club], 1936. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by Collins in 1936. [Not dated] - this is NOT the Odhams Press edition. A very good book without the dust wrapper. Some spotting to the page edges and a little to the prelims. Rear hinge cracked. A rare first edition.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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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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        THE LAST PURITAN : A Memoir in the Form of a Novel

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1936. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket, some light edge wear and chipping, two tears down and up to front end fold, faint owner name and address to FEP, small inked in price to REP, FEP slightly browning . Scribners A and seal. Very scarce in a dust jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        Autograph drawing, signed.

      Berghaus Holzmeister, Hahnenkamm, Kitzbühel, Tirol, 1936/37. - 1 p. on bifolium. Oblong 8vo. Sending New Year's greetings to an unnamed addressee. - Holzmeister's drawing (in blue pencil) is depicting his mountain lodge.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Aesop’s Fables. Translated by Sir Roger l'Estrange, Kt. With plates & decorations by Stephen Gooden.

      London: George Harrap, 1936. Small 4to, 313, [i] pp. 12 full page engravings with numerous smaller engravings decorating the first letter of each fable. Original stiff vellum, gilt titles to backstrip, gilt rule to covers, with small pictorial decorations to corners and center, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A very fine copy. Limited to 525 copies signed by the illustrator Stephen Gooden. Includes L'Estrange's preface to the whole collection, his reflections on each fable reprinted here, and "The Life of Aesop." One of Gooden’s best if not the best of the many books he illustrated: DNB notes “Apart from a few individual plates, for example, St George (1935) and Diana (1940), Gooden worked chiefly as a book illustrator—a field that fascinated him from childhood—beginning in 1923 with the Nonesuch Press Anacreon. He contributed to twenty works, notably the Bible (Nonesuch, 5 vols., 1925–7), The Fables of Jean de la Fontaine (2 vols., Heinemann, 1931), and Aesop's Fables (Harrap, 1935 sic). In addition, Gooden designed and engraved more than forty bookplates, including those for Queen Elizabeth, Princess Elizabeth, and Princess Margaret, and four for the Royal Library, Windsor Castle.”

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Disbound collection of 30 souvenir large format photos by Bourne & Shepherd, (John, first Viscount Waverley 1882-1958, Administrator and Statesman)

      1936 - showing Lord Waverley, then Governor of Bengal, on his visit to Rangpur, with the detached front cover printed "Respectfully presented to His Excellency the Right Honble Sir John Anderson, D.C., G.C.B., G.C.I.B, Governor of Bengal. By the public of Rangpur from October 31 to November 2 1936", the images take him from his arrival at Rangpur through inspections of troops and introductions to various dignitaries, visiting a Gurkha settlement, meeting the Raja, visiting farms and inspecting the public health laboratory, 30 leaves and cover, 10½" x 9", Rangpur

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Das Erlebnis der XI. Olympischen Spiele in Wort, Bild und Ton - (Olympia-Tonbuch)

      Berlin, Verlag Bernhard & Graefe, 1936, Sondereinband, Ganzleinenmappe mit Textband mit 195 Seiten, fast Bildband, 3 Schallplatten mit je zwei Seiten, Mappe etwas berieben, Zustand 2- (FG7) (FG7)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht - Preis inkl. MwSt.]
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        Raven

      London: Ward, Lock & Co.. (1936). First. First edition. Some foxing on the foredge that encroaches a little on a few of the pages, else near fine in near fine dustwrapper. Young woman arrives home after a cruise to find that her father intends to remarry, she sets out to find happiness for herself. Neither OCLC or COPAC locates copies. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Nonesuch Century. An Appraisal, a Personal Note, a Bibliography of the First Hundred Books Issued by the Press, 1923-1934.

      

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        The Works of Santayana; Triton Edition

      New York: Scribners, 1936. Triton Edition. Hard Cover. near fine. Fifteen volume set. Limited to 940 copiesof which this is set number #119. SIGNED by the author in Volume one. All volumes in slipcases. All volumes have tissue wrappers. Volume one tissue is worn and the other tissue wrappers have some light chipping. TEG. (top edges gilt). There is some ight "tanning" at inner joints of endpapers. Slipcases are in very good or better condition. A beautiful set. Volume 1: The Sense of Beauty, Poems, Lucifer, Overheard in Seville, Volume 2: Interpretations of Poetry and Religion, Hamlet Shelley Dickens, Tragic Philosophy; Volume 3: The Life of Reason, Introduction, Reason in Common Sense, Reason in Society; Volume 4:The Life of Reason, Reason in Religion, Reason in Art; Volume 5: The Life of Reason, Reason in Science; Volume Six: Three Philosophical Poets, Egotism in German Philosophy, The Two Idealisms, Plotinus and the Nature of Evil, Volume 7: Winds of Doctrine, Some Turns of Thought in Modern Philosophy, Bishop Berkeley, Penitent Art. Volume 8: Character and Opinion in the United States, The Genteel Tradition at Bay, Dewey's Naturalistic Metaphysics, Philosophical Heresy. Volume 9:Soliloquies in England and Later Soliloquies. Volume 10: Dialogues in Limbo, Platonism and the Spiritual Life, A Long Way Round to Nirvana, The Prestige of the Infinite, Ultimate Religion. Volume 11: The Last Puritan (Volume 1.) Volume 12: The Last Puritan (Volume 2). Volume 13: : Scepticism and Animal Faith, Some Meanings of the Word "Is", Literal and Symbolic Knowledge, The Unknowable, Volume 14: Realms of Being, The Realm of Essence, The Realm of Matter. Volume 15: Realms of Being, The Realm of Truth, The Realm of Spirit.

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        Life Magazine. Volumes 1 through 28 (1936-1950)

      NY: Time, Inc., etc. 1936-1950 - in 43 black cloth bindings with the original covers bound in, except for parts of vols. 17-28 which are in the original paper wrappers; very good. Photos available upon request.

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        Absalom, Absalom!

      New York: Random House, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Very Good. Cloth lightly soiled. Small stain and small abrasion to top edge of page block and top edge of rear board. Hinge at rear slightly exposed, folding map intact. In a Very Good dust jacket with publisher's price of $2.50 intact, with toning and light soiling, rubbing at extremities and edge wear with chipping; the largest chip is smaller than 1/3-inch x less than 1/2-inch at the top of the front panel. A little worn, but still a nice example of the George Salter dust jacket.

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        PM. An Intimate Journal for Production Managers, Art Directors and Their Associates. Vol. III. Nos. 1-12, September 1936-August 1937. Bound volume.

      New York: PM Publishing Company, 1936. A bound volume containing twelve consecutive issues, which comprise a complete Volume III of the publication. Includes the months of September 1936 through August of 1937 or Numbers 1-12. Bound in blue cloth with a leather spine label; moderately browned/sunned on the spine and top edge of the boards. Each monthly issue is bound in the original thick paperback binding, which in many cases is an offset lithograph featuring work by artists, photographers and illustrators including Gustav Jensen, Samuel Bernard Schaeffer, Paul Outerbridge, S. M. Adler, Robert L. Leonard, KATE, Howard E. Miller, Raymond Lufkin, Buk Ulreich, and Robert Carroll.. First edition. Hardcover. Very good+ condition. Octavo (8vo).

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        Les yeux fertiles

      Paris, G.L.M, 1936, in-16, 92 pp, broché, couverture imprimée de l'éditeur, Édition collective en partie originale. Portrait de Paul Éluard reproduit en frontispice et 4 hors-texte en reproduction par Pablo Picasso, dont 3 sont tirés de La Barre d'appui. BEL ENVOI DE PAUL ÉLUARD à l'éditeur d'art LOUIS BRODER, accompagné d'un vers, "Il ne faut pas voir la réalité telle que je suis", extrait d'un poème appartenant au recueil Capitale de la douleur (Gallimard, 1926). Tirage limité à 1500 exemplaires : celui-ci, sur alfa teinté (vert d'eau), n'est pas justifié. Il comporte une correction de l'auteur au stylo à bille bleu ; au dernier vers du Sablier vide (p. 19), "Comme des cendriers vides", Éluard a corrigé une faute éditoriale en biffant l'adjectif "vides" pour le remplacer par "propres". Les yeux fertiles se composent des recueils Fragile et La Barre d'appui, augmentés de "Grand air". Exemplaire non coupé. Dos décollé.

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        THE FARM ON THE DOWNS

      London: Geoffrey Bles, 1936.. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-159 [160: blank], original green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in white. First edition. "Adulterous couple are modern reincarnation of faun and dryad, driven by ancestral memory to reenact ancient tragedy in haunted wood. Full-blooded romantic treatment, definitely a Dionysian rather than an Apollonian approach. Unusual, nicely done." - Robert Knowlton. Bleiler (1978), p. 190. Reginald 13939. The delicate white stamping on the spine panel has perished, a very good copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with light wear at edges and some tanning, most noticeably on the spine panel. (#148745)

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        The Junior Bible, an American Translation

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1936. First Edition. Green Cloth. Very Good +/Good Dustjacket. Illustrations By Frank Dobias. Inscribed By Goodspeed. Xii, 280 Pp. Blue Cloth, Gilt, Map Endpapers. This First Printing Is In A Larger Format Than The Later Reprints. A Clean Copy, Inscribed By The Author "To Elfleda (Edgar Goodspeed's Wife), This First Copy October 8, 1936. Affectionately Edgar". In The Fragile Dust Jacket, Which Has Some Small Edge Chips And Tears Without Loss Of Lettering Or Design, And A Faint 1/2" Diameter Water Spot At Center Of Spine Panel.

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        Der Deutsche Tierfreund. Unabhängige deutsche Tierschutz-Zeitschrift, begründet und geleitet von Diplomlandwirt Finus * Heft 6, 6. Jahrgang 1936 / Hefte 1-6, 7.Jahrgang 1937 / Hefte 1-6, 8. Jahrgang 1938 / Hefte 1-6, 9. Jahrgang 1939 / Hefte 1-5, 10. Jahrgang 1940

      Seehaupt, Der Deutsche Tierfreund Verlag, 1936 bis 1940. - (noch zu Nr.25313:) . . . Die Anfänge des Tierschutzes in Deutschland, von Reallehrer George Rau - Viehhaltung und Vogelschutz - Die Katze mit Halsband und Glocke, ein Unsinn!, von Eleonore von Madai - gegen den Halsbandzwang bei Katzen! - Die prächtige Tat unserer Kriegspferd-Paten! Die Oberbürgermeister der Hauptstadt der Bewegung (München) und der Stadt der Reichsparteitage (Nürnberg) spenden für unser Hilfswerk zugunsten bedürftiger Kriegspferdebesitzer! -Lebenskamerad Hund, mit Zeichnung von Max Kühne: "Was wir nicht vergessen wollen! Von den 4000 Kriegshunden, die auf deutscher Seite im Weltkrieg an der Front waren, sind mehr als 3000 in treuer Pflichterfüllung gestorben. Nahezu 5000 verwundete deutsche Soldaten sind von deutschen Sanitätshunden gerettet worden" - "Komm, wir wollen wir dir deine Ohren kürzen!" Kürzen der Ohren bei verschiedenen Hunderassen eine Modetorheit (mit Zeichnung) - Tierversuche ein medizinisches Narrentum (Folterung eines Hundes durch einen belgischen Arzt mit Bügeleisen, mit Zeichnung) - tägliche Tierquäler rein: Druckschäden beim Pferd - Staatsrat Dr. Krebs, der Leiter des Reichstierschutzbundes (Foto) - Foto "Der Führer des deutschen Volkes ist ein Tierfreund! Schon am 25. November 1933 hat Reichskanzler Adolf Hitler das deutsche Reichstierschutzgesetz erlassen und damit zu erkennen gegeben, daß im Dritten Reich Tierquälereien nicht geduldet werden. Alle anständigen Menschen können nur dankbaren Herzens hinter den Führer stehen!" - Was kann die Frau für den Tierschutz tun? 6000 Volksgenossen ehren Mensch und Tier! Die mächtige Tierschutz-Kundgebung in Aue (Erzgebirge): großer Bildbericht, u.a. SA- und SS-Reiter am Anton-Günther-Platz in Aue, ebenso Ehrenstürme der Gliederungen der Partei) - Ein Aufruf an HJ. und BDM und an deren Führer - Motive der Tierquälerei, von Hofrat Tierarzt Dr. Alfred Dasch (Amtstierarzt der Bundes-Polizeidirektion Wien) - Deutsche Gesetze werden umgangen, Tiere werden weiterhin gequält! Jüdische Schächter schinden nach wie vor Tiere zu Tode! Die Juden in Deutschland können Fleisch von geschächteten Tieren aus dem Ausland beziehen! Auch heute noch gibt es eine jüdische Reichszentrale für Schächtangelegenheiten in Berlin! Das nationalsozialistische Deutschland fordert: Schluss mit den jüdischen Tiergräueln im Inland, aber auch Schluss mit der Einfuhr von Fleisch von Tieren, die außerhalb unserer Grenzen nach jüdischen Ritus bei vollem Bewusstsein zu Tode geschunden worden sind, von K. H. Finus - Die Erziehung des Kindes zur Tierliebe. Ein Wort an die Mütter! - Unsere herrliche Wehrmacht erzieht uns wieder Pferdepfleger! Erst das Pferd und dann der Mann! Pflege und Behandlung beim Heer, neue Vorschriften des Oberkommandos der Wehrmacht - Schlafstädten und Unterkünfte von Tieren -Tierschutzbewegung und nationalsozialistische Weltanschauung, von Prof.Dr. Max Müller - Streifzüge durch ausländische Tierschutzgesetz - Der Hund ist kein Zugtier. Sein ganzer Körperbau spricht dagegen! Verwendung des Hundes als Zugtier eine Tierquälerei (mit großer Zeichnung) - Schopenhauer unter Tierschutz - Wissenschaft und Vivisektion, von Prof.Dr. Gennaro Ciaburri - Das Pferd, der größte Brüder der Tierwelt - Dokument der grenzenlosen Treue. Besuch auf dem einzigen deutschen Tierfriedhof, von Gerhard Tewes - Schmerzlose Tötung - Vom Kampf der Tierschutzbewegung in Österreich, von Hofrat Dr. Eduard Melkus - Das Martyrium des Jagdhundes - Alte Pferde klagen an - Polizeidiensthund Peter, von Polizeimeister Zittrich, mit Foto "Der Hunde im Manöver. Die Verwendungsmöglichkeiten des Hundes hat fast keine Grenzen. Das Bild zeigt ein Schäferhund, dem die Aufgabe gestellt wurde, Brieftauben an abgeschnittene Frontabteilungen zu bringen" - Wege und Irrwege der tierpsychologischen Forschung - Tierquäler werden frech und handgreiflich - wir fordern: das Reichsgesetz zum Schutz der Kettenhunde . . . restliche Beschreibung s.Nr.25338! - Versand an Institutionen auch gegen Rechnung Sprache: Deutsch Gewich [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE NONESUCH CENTURY: AN APPRAISAL, A PERSONAL NOTE AND A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE FIRST HUNDRED BOOKS ISSUED BY THE PRESS, 1923-1934

      London: Nonesuch Press, 1936. No. 663 OF 750 COPIES n. This bibliography covers the first 100 books and the first 10 years of the Nonesuch Press, which was founded in 1923 by Vera Mendel, David Garnett, and Francis Meynell, with the last being in charge of book production. The Press produced a substantial corpus of fine printing, although the books were not produced exclusively to be collectible objects. As the "Prospectus of the Nonesuch Editions" says, "The Book Public may be divided into three parts. The Libraries cater for the section of it which reads books without wishing to possess them. A number of 'toy' presses cater for collectors who do not read. The Nonesuch Press was founded in the interest of those among the book collectors who also use books for reading." Despite the fact that those who ran the Nonesuch Press (Meynell chief among them) did not take themselves too seriously, the press had a major influence on the history of the private press in England, especially between the wars. The present copy has a significant association, having been part of the library at the Curwen Press. Founded (under a different name) in 1863, the Curwen Press became an important player in the world of private printing in 1914, when Harold Curwen (1885-1949), the grandson of the original founder, took control. In 1921, Oliver Simon (1895-1956) joined the firm, and he was instrumental in upgrading the quality of book production, in part by commissioning typefaces, illustrations, and decorations from, among others, Jan Van Krimpen, Rudolf Koch, Edward Bawden, Paul Nash, and Graham Sutherland (Lovat Fraser was already working for the press when Simon came in). Glaister says that "The brilliantly successful association of Curwen and Simon led to a steady flow of fine books as well as jobbing printing of outstanding quality.". 318 x 203 mm. (12 1/2 x 8"). xi, [i], 80 pp. No. 663 OF 750 COPIES. Original green buckram, flat spine with black morocco label. Later sturdy marbled paper slipcase. With engraved portrait of Meynell by Eric Gill, three pages of printer's devices, six photogravure plates of bindings, 52 pages reproducing illustrative text and title pages, and 45 inserts of reprinted leaves mounted on dark gray paper, 25 of these bifolia. Front pastedown with bookplate reading "From the Library of the / Curwen Press / London." Dreyfus 106. Spine sunned (as always with this book), one sample a bit creased, otherwise very fine. This bibliography covers the first 100 books and the first 10 years of the Nonesuch Press, which was founded in 1923 by Vera Mendel, David Garnett, and Francis Meynell, with the last being in charge of book production. The Press produced a substantial corpus of fine printing, although the books were not produced exclusively to be collectible objects. As the "Prospectus of the Nonesuch Editions" says, "The Book Public may be divided into three parts. The Libraries cater for the section of it which reads books without wishing to possess them. A number of 'toy' presses cater for collectors who do not read. The Nonesuch Press was founded in the interest of those among the book collectors who also use books for reading." Despite the fact that those who ran the Nonesuch Press (Meynell chief among them) did not take themselves too seriously, the press had a major influence on the history of the private press in England, especially between the wars. The present copy has a significant association, having been part of the library at the Curwen Press. Founded (under a different name) in 1863, the Curwen Press became an important player in the world of private printing in 1914, when Harold Curwen (1885-1949), the grandson of the original founder, took control. In 1921, Oliver Simon (1895-1956) joined the firm, and he was instrumental in upgrading the quality of book production, in part by commissioning typefaces, illustrations, and decorations from, among others, Jan Van Krimpen, Rudolf Koch, Edward Bawden, Paul Nash, and Graham Sutherland (Lovat Fraser was already working for the press when Simon came in). Glaister says that "The brilliantly successful association of Curwen and Simon led to a steady flow of fine books as well as jobbing printing of outstanding quality."

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        Souvenirs et correspondances publiés par son fils

      first edition, one of the 16 numbered copies on "pur-fil" paper, drawing of head. Rare and pleasant copy at all margins. Grasset Paris 1936 14x21,5cm broché

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        Adolf Hitler: Bilder aus den Leben des Fuhrers

      Herausgegeben Cigaretten/Bilderdienst, Hamburg, GE 1936 - 136pp. Orig. parchment-backed boards. With coloured portrait of Hitler as frontispiece, and 200 tipped-in photographs of which 5 are in colour. All pictures present. Fine and complete. Comes with separate 31pp english translation. Rare with dust jacket and original box. A historical & pictorial record of the rise and propaganda of the Third Reich. The pictures were taken by Heinrich Hoffmann, Hitler's personal photographer. This collection was most likely part of a propaganda campaign probably put together by Joseph Goebbels. Clean no marks. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Life lines

      London Chapman & Hall First edition 1936 - Cloth, 31.5 x 26 cms, 48p, 48 numbered plates in bl/w. Short word of thanks by the artist, no additional text. Very fine collection of nudes. In very good condition, without the dustjacket [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Meister Eckhart. Lateinische Werke: Band 1,2: Lieferung 10-13

      Gebraucht - Sehr gut Sg - Ungelesenes Mängelexemplar, gestempelt, mit leichten Lagerspuren, Schnellversand per DPD - Mit der Veröffentlichung der vorliegenden Schlusslieferung und des Gesamtbandes 1,2 kommt die im Jahre 1936 begonnene Edition der Lateinischen Werke zu ihrem Abschluss. Die Entdeckung einer unbekannten Fassung des Opus tripartitum, ferner der Fund eines neuen Textzeugen der Collatio in libros Sententiarum und schließlich der Nachweis der Echtheit von vier Vatikanischen Quaestionen haben diesen Supplementband mit den neuen bzw. philologisch aktualisierten Texten notwendig gemacht. Der Band enthält auch eine aktualisierte deutsche Übersetzung der edierten Texte und eine Einleitung, in der die Entstehung und die Entwicklung von Eckharts Opus tripartitum am Leitfaden der neuen handschriftlichen Funde und aufgrund einer erneuten Analyse des Erfurter Codex untersucht und dargestellt werden. -

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        Die Blendung.

      8, 560 S., Deckelillustration von Alfred Kubin, Etwas berieben u. gebräunt. Rückendeckel u. Schnitt etwas fleckig. Gutes Exemplar, (W/G2 4) Auf dem Titelblatt ist das Erscheinnungsjahr mit 1936, das Copyright mit 1935 angegeben. Mit einer Einbandillustration von Alfred Kubin.

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        Etched book-plates / Harold Byrne ; with an introduction by John Lane Mullins

      Sydney : [the Author], 1936. Limited edition of 25 signed and numbered copies (this is copy no. 13), 20 of which were for sale. "The paper used in making this book is Worthy Coronet. The plates were hand wiped and printed by the artist." (Colophon). Quarto, original parchment-backed papered boards with etched paper label to upper board (boards very lightly rubbed, some sunning to the edges), etched title tipped-in, [1] leaf (text), [9] etched bookplates tipped-in on rectos of [9] leaves, being bookplates for John Lane Mullins; Eileen Joyce; Beryl, Zara &​ Cherry Rossbotham; Eric McDonald; Rosemond P. A. Lane; Ray G. Garden; Uther Barker; John P. Ferris, and Harold J. Howes; interleaving intact, a fine copy. Rare. Copies are recorded in six Australian collections (Art Gallery of New South Wales. Edmund and Joanna Capon Research Library and Archive;Charles Sturt University Library;National Library of Australia;State Library of New South Wales;State Library of Victoria;University of New South Wales).

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        Bishop's Birds Etchings of Water-Fowl and Upland Game Birds

      Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1936. Presentation Copy. Hardcover. Some foxing to the covers. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. ; Presentation copy, signed, inscribed and dated by the author: "To __ - my famous gaming partner, with best wishes...." Limited copy, No. 727. 73 etchings reproduced in aquatone. ; Etching; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Signed by Author .

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        Typewritten Letter Signed On Supreme Court Stationary Washington 1936

      1936 - Cardozo TLS Regarding the Non-Existence of His Bookplate Cardozo, Benjamin N. [1870-1938]. [Typewritten Letter, Signed, on Supreme Court Stationary]. Washington, DC: April 2, 1936. Single 8" x 10-1/2" sheet. Light toning to letter, faint vertical and horizontal fold lines, minor short tear near center of right-hand margin along fold. An interesting letter with a large full signature. $500. * This letter is a reply to a bookplate collector. Cardozo says he is unable to give him one because he does not use them. This letter relates to what was to become a confusing issue. Sometimes books are found with "Cardozo" bookplates. These were added posthumously to mark books that were in his library. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Co-op: A Novel of Living Together.

      Pasadena, CA: Published by the Author, 1936. Pre-publication copy of the first edition of Sinclair's Co-op. Octavo, original wrappers, as issued. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Aldous Huxley with best wishes Upton Sinclair." A fine association linking these two great writers of the twentieth century literature. In very good condition with some rubbing and wear to the extremities.

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