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        Los Angeles Speedway Auto Race Program 1936-SUPER RARE RACE ITEM!

      1936 - -Rare stock car road race program. -Event took place on a B shaped dirt oval. Same site as Mines Filed Track. This is now the LOS ANGELES AIRPORT -The program is scored for time trials. The event was actually postponed because of weather and took place Oct 25. -ULTRA RARE! -Entry list includes: Rajo Jack, Duane Carter, Mutt D'Amore, Pat Cunningham and others. -Piece of southern California racing history! -Size is approx 7.5 x 10.5 Condition: VG

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        Sagittarius Rising.

      London: Peter Davies,, 1936. Octavo. Original grey marl cloth, titles to spine in dark blue. With the dust jacket. Faint foxing to spine, top edge faintly dust toned, light offsetting to endpapers; an excellent copy in the price-clipped jacket with browned spine, nicks to extremities. First edition, first impression, of one of the classics of Great War literature, widely considered as the finest flying memoir of the war, and here offered in the exceptionally uncommon dust jacket. "At seventeen, standing 6 feet 4 inches tall and equipped with a precocious intelligence, Lewis lied about his age to join the Royal Flying Corps. He celebrated his eighteenth birthday in France, flying patrols over the western front at a time when the average life expectancy of a pilot was three weeks. On 1 July 1916 he flew the first patrol of the Somme offensive and witnessed the mile-high column of earth thrown up by the detonation of mines under the German positions. Later he duelled with the 'circus' of Manfred von Richthofen and was the last man to see the aircraft of Albert Ball VC, the allied ace who vanished in a bank of cloud. Lewis also hunted Gotha airships over London by moonlight, and in 1917 he was awarded the Military Cross for continuous bravery" (ODNB). On publication, the book was reviewed in the New Statesman by George Bernard Shaw, who Lewis had encountered while deputy director of programmes at the BBC, and who had permitted him make the first film adaptation of one of his plays. Shaw's high praise guaranteed the book's immediate success: "This is a book everyone should read. It is the autobiography of an ace, and no common ace either … This prince of pilots … had a charmed life in every sense of the word".

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        Gone with the Wind

      Macmillan, NY 1936 - Very occasional light foxing, spine rolled, previous owner's name on flyleaf. No dustjacket. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Blue Whale Books, ABAA]
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      Longmans 1936 - First edition. Original red cloth in pictorial, second state, dustwrapper. A near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper, which has slight tanning to the spine and wear to the spine ends. Neat internal archival repair to closed tears to the dustwrapper flaps. Before publication, Waugh objected to the blurb on front flap of the dustwrapper. Longmans attempted to recall all copies hitherto distributed and stuck a new inner flap over the offending one, with very few of the uncorrected state surviving. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Realidad y el Deseo. Primeras poesías. Egloga, elegía, oda. Un río, un amor. Los placeres prohibidos. Donde habite el olvido. Invocaciones a las gracias del mundo.

      Ediciones del Arbol, Cruz y Raya, Imprerso por Manuel Altolaguirre, Madrid 1936 - 1ª ed. 11x16.2. 212pp. 5h. Rústica. Alguna tenue marca en las cubiertas (ver fotos), pero muy buen ejemplar, interiores muy limpios, sin óxido, ni firmas ni subrayados. Este es el cuarto libro del poeta sevillano y recoge su obra poética desde 1924, y es un libro muy raro, escasamente encontrable en comercio; el CCPB recoge 4 ejemplares, 2 de los cuales están en la BNE, hay otros 5 (!) en la Residencia de Estudiantes - vaya lujo. WorldCat, por alguna razón, no recoge ninguno de estos, pero me pregunta si me interesa buscar 'crub realised desex cornada?'; suena un poco a los pequeños anuncios que se encontraban de antes en las cabinas de teléfonos públicos de algunos barrios de Londres, así que no me atrevo por si acaso. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 4 Euros.

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        Journal d'un curé de campagne

      first edition on plain paper. Signed autograph signed by Georges Bernanos to R (ené) Trintzius. Handwritten mention of reading probably by the hand of René Trintzius 26/3/36 Palma de Mallorca. Paper yellowed as generally, wrinkled back featuring a slight lack in the head, a small lack of paper from the first guard. Plon Paris 1936 13x20cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Temples and Topees

      New York: Privately Printed (at The Derrydale Press), 1936. First Edition, No. 97 of 200 copies. Illustrated with photographs. [16], 268 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original brown leatherette, ine, slight spine bumping, very light edge wear. Original glassine wrapper has edge chips and tears with loss at back, else fine. First Edition, No. 97 of 200 copies. Illustrated with photographs. [16], 268 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Privately printed for the author, and not for sale. The author was a financier and philanthropist; his father co-founded the Wrigley and Harkness Company and was a major investor in the Standard Oil Company. William Hale Harkness graduated from Yale in 1922 and received a Harvard law degree in 1925. A member of numerous clubs and organizations, he was at one time vice president of the American Geographical Society and the Boys Club of New York. He also authored Ho Hum the Fisherman, published by The Derrydale Press in 1939. Siegel 105; Frazier H-2-A

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      Reprint. Large 8vo (8 x 6.2 inches). Colour frontis and dozens of mono illustrations, some full page, throughout. A bright and clean copy in mid twentieth century fine leather binding of half dark blue morocco. Spine with five raised bands, each with three gilt dots. Compartments ruled, lettered and decoration in gilt. Blue cloth on boards. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Some minor rubbing to the extremities but overall a near fine copy in an attractive leather binding. The binding is unsigned but it certainly the work of a master bookbinder.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Jamaica Inn - a superb fine copy

      Gollancz, 1936. Hardcover. Fine. A first edition, first printing published by Gollancz in 1936. A fine book without inscriptions. Lacking the dust wrapper. No rubbing or fraying. A little scattered spotting to the page edge. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        The Moccasin Men

      Hodder and Stoughton London (1936) - First Edition. "The first John Ross thriller. A criminal who loved notoriety wanted a trade mark to mark his crimes. The authorities at Scotland Yark, who had a particular dislike to notoriety loving criminals, instructed inspector Peter Locke to discover the identity of the Moccasin Men." Very scarce title. Very Good but for fading and wear at spine and book edges, in a Very Good plus dustjacket, two short closed tears at lower spine end. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die Festungswerke von Assur. Textband.

      VIII, 180 S. mit 302 Abb. im Text u. auf 102 Tafeln. 4. Ln. der Zeit. Etwas berieben u. bestoßen. Einband etwas fleckig. Innen papierbedingt teils etwas gebräunt. Selten. Beilage: Faltplan des Palastes in Til Barsip (Tell Ahmar) (französisch, vor 1936?) Aus der Bibliothek des bedeutenden Orientalisten, Kunsthistorikers, Archäologen u. Direktors der Islamischen Abteilung des Kaiser-Friedrich-Museums in Berlin Friedrich Sarre (1865-1945). Schönes Exlibris für Sarre von Joseph Sattler, im Druck signiert IS.

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        Gargantua et Pantagruel.

      - P. Levasseur et Cie 1936. 5 volumes in-8° brochés, non coupés, couvertures rempliées, sous étuis decorés de l'éditeur (manque un étui). 76 compositions H.T. en couleurs gravées sur cuive par Louis ICART. Tirage limité à 976 exemplaires. Un des 900 sur vélin d' Arches enrichi d'une suite de 16 gravures en couleurs "libres" [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Time to Kill

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1936. First. First edition. Faint offsetting to the endpapers and foxing to the ends of the pages, else near fine in very good dustwrapper with some moderate soiling, some foxing to the spine and light wear to the corners of the panels. Poor Irish immigrant is driven by circumstance to murder. By the author of Shake Hands with the Devil. .

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        Collected Poems of Robert Frost

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1936 Sixth printing. Inscribed by Frost on the front free endpaper: "Robert Frost / Bread Loaf / 1938". Publisher's brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Near fine or better, with just some faint rubbing to the extremities, very minor offsetting to the endpapers. Overall, a very bright and pleasing copy, signed by Frost. Crane A14.1 Robert Frost inscribed this copy of Collected Poems at the Bread Loaf School of English, the graduate school of English at Middlebury College in Vermont. Frost first came to the school in 1921 a year after its founding and inspired the development of the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference in 1926. Frost returned to the campus annually for 42 years, including 29 sessions of the Writer's Conference. First published in 1930, Collected Poems of Robert Frost is the first collected edition of Frost's poetry, which earned him his second Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1931. It contains the poems from his most popular collections: A Boy's Will, Mountain Interval, New Hampshire, North of Boston, and West-Running Brook. Specifically, it includes "The Road Not Taken," "Birches," "Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening," "Acquainted with the Night," "Fire and Ice," "Nothing Gold Can Stay," and "Mending Wall," among others.. Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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        Hamburg - Amerika Linie. Motorschiff "St. Louis" 2. Seereise der NS- Gemeinschaft Kraft durch Freude (KdF) nach Madeira vom 2. April bis 17. April 1936 Umschlag mit 15 Blatt Klapp- Postkarten, auf Rückseite je Tag Speisenfolge und Tagesprogramm

      Hamburg - Amerika Linie. Motorschiff "St. Louis" 2. Seereise der NS- Gemeinschaft Kraft durch Freude (KdF) nach Madeira vom 2. April bis 17. April 1936 Umschlag mit 15 Blatt Klapp- Postkarten oben Bild unten für die Anschrift, auf Rückseite je Tag Speisenfolge und Tagesprogramm . Auf erster Karte Willkommen an Bord mit Liste der Besatzung. Umschlag in der Mitte unten etwas aufgegangen sonst altersbedingt gut siehe Bilder

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        Early pioneer families of Victoria and Riverina. A genealogical and biographical record.

      Melbourne : McCarron, Bird & Co., 1936. Quarto, full red morocco over bevelled boards, expertly rebacked, armorial design on front board, spine lettered in gilt, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, 584 pp, extensively illustrated. A solid copy of a handsome book, some wear associated with its weight, but quite presentable. Henderson's hefty work on early pastoral families of Victoria and the Riverina has long been scarce and highly sought after for its unique content and portraits of leading families, many of whom still reside in their original homesteads. It also includes a section on the public schools of Wesley College, Geelong College, Melbourne Grammar, Geelong Grammar, Scotch College and Xavier College. Index of Families: Armytage Family of Bagdad, Van Diemen's Land, and Ingleby, Vic. Austin Family Baird of Kangatong and Warrong Baird of Mount Bute Bakewell Family Balfour of Melbourne, Vic. and Round Hill, New South Wales Bayliss of Merton Bedwell of Bellevue Beggs of Eurambeen Best of Concongella, Great Western Beswicke of Mordialloc Black of Glenormiston and Noorat Black of Prospect Hill Black of Tarwin Meadows Boadle of Prospect Hill Bree, Stapylton of Bewsall, Hamilton Buchanan of Ardblair Calder of Polkemmet Cameron of Morgiana Campbell of Gannawarra Campbell of Glencoe Carre Riddell (see Riddell) Carty of Brisbane Hill Champion de Crespigny (see de Crespigny) Clowes of Woodside Cole of West Cloven Hills Cooke, Winter, of Murndal Corney Family Craig of Eddington Crespigny (see de Crespigny) Crooke of The Holey Plain Crossley Family of Kenilworth and Ararat, Vic. and Riverina Cumming Family of Stony Point, Terrinallum and Mount Fyans Curdie of Tandarook Dawson of Kangatong de Crespigny, Champion de Little of Mepunga, Caramut Dennis of Eeyeuk Dennis of Tarndwarncoort Dennys of Geelong Donald of Woodford Dowling of Jellalabad Eagle of Barham, Riverina Fisken of Lal Lal Foord of Wahgunyah Forbes of Burrumbeep Galletly of Geelong Gaunt of Melbourne Godfrey of Boort Gray of Nareeb Nareeb Grice of Mount Alexander Grove of Ulinda Haley of Caledonia Hamilton Family of Bringalbert Hearn of Mount Martha Hedditch of Cape Bridgewater Heriot of Carabobala, Riverina Hopkins of Wormbete Howitt of Barragunda Hutton of Cheviot Hills Jackson of Sandford Jamieson of Castlemaddie, Boldac Plains and Stony Point Kennedy of Bridgewater Kiddle of Ironbark Forest and Pollocks Plains Kiddle of Tittibong Kininmonth of Mount Hesse Laidlaw of Lake Roy, S.A., and Ararat, Vic. Laidlaw of Mundarra and Newlands Laidlaw of Springbank, Heidelberg Laidlaw of Wonwondah and Glencairm Lascelles of Corrong and Geelong Lecky of Gin Gin Bean Lewis of Stoneleigh Lindsay of Quamby and Union Little (see de Little) Lyall of Harewood Lyall of Mount Elephant Mackinnon of Kaladbro Mackinnon of Marida Yallock Mackinnon of North Goonambil, Riverina MacLeod of Benyeo MacLeod of Borhoneyghurk Macpherson of Ashens and Bungeeltap McArthur of Meningoort McCormick of Bournefield Park McCulloch of Woodlands McDonald of Careys Ranges McKellar of Knebsworth and Bochara McMillan of Caldermeade Maidment of Barton Manifold Family of Purrumbete Mercer of Springwood Millear of Edgarley Montgomery of The Heart Morris of Yanga and Paika Officer Family Parker of Quiamong, Riverina Patterson of St Germains Patterson of Warrock Philip Family of Miga Lake Ramsay of Mooleric and Turkeith Richardson of Pirron Yalloak and Gorrinn Ricketson of Barratta Riddell, Carre, or Cairnhill Robertson of Upper Keilor and Campaspe River Robertson of Warrock Ross of Gledfield Ross and The Gums Sage of Eurutta Scott Family of Mount Boninyong and Warracknabeal Scott of Delvine Simson of Roseneath Skene of Skene, Hamilton Smith Family of Tallageira, Vic., and Hynam, S.A. Stapylton-Bree (see Bree) Stevenson of Mitchells Creek Stewart of Lyne Strachan Family of Geelong Taylor of Overnewton Todd of Konetta Twomey of Banemore, Kolor and Langulac Urquhart of Kinkell and Yangery Park Waddell of I.Y.U., Westernport Ware Family Weir of Riverina Were of Brighton Wettenhall of Carrs Plains White of Cahirblonig White of Cape Bridgewater Whitehead of Goodwood Williamson of De Cameron Wills of Lexington, La Rose and Mokepilly Winter Cooke (see Cooke) Young Family of Horsham, Hamilton and Nhill

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        Hitler: A Biography

      Constable & Co Ltd, 1936. viii, 416 pages. Heiden "has drawn on a large quantity of information obtained over a period of 15 years from the men closest to Hitler, besides the confidential records of the authorities in Munich and Berlin and a mass of pamphlets, books and obscure newspapers stored in public libraries and archives. It can safely be said that this is the most authoritative account of Hitler's life that has reached the public." - from original dust jacket. Contents clean and unmarked with mild age-toning. Average wear to original brown cloth, lettered orange on spine. Binding intact. Includes replica dust jacket which was copied from of a heavily-worn original. (Kehr and Langmaid 671)

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        [LAST CONSTRUCTIVIST DESIGNS] Sbornik kompozitsionnykh rabot studentov. #2 [i.e. Collection of Architectural Designs by Students. #2]

      Leningrad: Vserossiiskaia akademiia hudozhestv, 1936. 154 pp.: ill. In original publisher's wrappers. Rubbed, small tears of the spine, water stains on the margin throughout the copy. Otherwise good. Very rare. One of 1000 copies. Book design by Mikhail Minkus (1905-1963). This collection includes four student projects by Minkus of the 1928-1930 as well as works by well-known Soviet architects A. Arkin, R. Israelyan, Z. Brod, I. Rozhin, A. Velikanov, P. Abrosimov, A. Khriakov, Ia. Rubanchik, L. Poliakov. Most of the rest designed Soviet city housing in the 1930s. This is the second collection of the best constructivist works by students of the Faculty of Architecture at the Academy of Arts of the 1928-1930. This time became the highest point of constructivist period at the Academy when students created the purest constructivist projects. Overall 70 works include commune houses, factories and other designs of urban and industrial use. Students' works were never published except for the first collection of 1929 (see our Winter Catalogue 2017) and this collection of 1936. In contrast to the first collection in this edition there are works on auxiliary disciplines too (drawing - from life and architectural drawing). These designs give a vivid image of an architecture process that was taking place during 1920s in Russia. The highest point of constructivist period at the Academy was during 1928-1930 when the purest constructivist projects were created by the brightest young architects like Rubanchik, Rozhin, Minkus. But published in 1936 when Stalinist architecture was dominant these works looked out of date (yet futuristic), and compilers had to explain themselves in the introduction: "Refusal to display these materials, which draw the recent past of the architectural school, would not allow us to look once again at the path traveled by the Soviet architecture so that at the present stage of the new searches, the direction presented here will be subjected to a new criticism" (about constructivism). Amazing collection of constructivist architecture designs which were never brought to life. No copies in USA according to the Worldcat.

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      New York: The Red Star News Company, May, 1936. Some age tanning to page edges, slight edge wear, a nearly fine to fine copy. (16076). Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Features "Noon Street Nemesis" by Raymond Chandler.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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      London Bodley Head 1936 - First authorised English edition. Number 104 of 900 copies on japon. Original publisher's green buckram with Homeric bow designed by Eric Gill in gilt to the upper cover and gilt titles to the spine, in buff dustwrapper printed in black and red. Top edge gilt, others uncut. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper which is bright and crisp. An exceptional copy. Although Ulysses was first published in Paris in 1922, it was not until the 1933 decision in the US District Court that Ulysses was not obscene, overturning the earlier successful prosecution of The Little Review for serialising the book, that legitimate publication in Britain and America was possible. For the first UK publication of this now notorious work, it was decided to limit publication to 1000 copies, paralleling the 1922 publication, with the first 100 signed by Joyce. The edition contains appendices relating to the legal case surrounding publication and the first bibliography of Joyce. Slocum & Cahoon A23 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Building Plans and Elevation for C A Wellman on San Bruno Ave , San Francisco

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, March - April 1936. Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size 20" x 35". 5 sheets. Job #00380. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

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        Six Against the Yard - First UK Edition in first issue dust wrapper

      Selwyn and Blount, 1936. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by Selwyn and Blount in 1936. A very good+ book without inscriptions, with a little off-setting to the endpapers. In a very good unclipped wrapper showing the correct price of 7/6 on the spine. Some chipping to the head of the spine, a little to the tail and some small chips. A little darkening to the spine. Some light internal tape repairs. A very rare book using work by the six Golden Age detective authors including Allingham, Berkeley and Sayers.

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        PHILOSOPHY - Philosophy - Journal of The Royal Institute of Philosophy Journal - Run of 67 years (lacks 6 issues only), 1936 - 2007 - A Quarterly

      Run as follows: Volume 11, 1936 through Volume 43, 1968 - [volume 44, lacks no. 169 only] - Volume 45, 1970 through Volume 46, 1971 - [volume 47, lacks no. 180 only] - Volume 48, 1973 through Volume 72, 1997 - [volume 73, lacks nos. 285 & 296 only; volume 74, lacks nos. 287 & 288 only] - Volume 74, no. 289, 1999 through Volume 82, no. 319, 2007.. Good/No Dust Jacket. Ex-Library.

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        History of the Second Division (Regular) AEF." WITH "History of the Second Division (Regular) AEF, Notes."

      1936 - "History of the Second Division (Regular) AEF." Text. -AND- "History of the Second Division (Regular) AEF, Notes.", and reads "Copyright 1936, The Second Division Historical Committee, Major General Preston Brown, Chairman". The work stands in two tall (13.5x8") volumes, a chunky 282+156pp; each page contains about 550 words, giving the work a length of about 250,000 words. Good copies. __+__ This is evidently an earlier version of a work that would be popularly published in 1937 as the The Second Division, American Expeditionary Force in France, 1917-1919, by J.W. Wright (text) and Oliver L. Spaulding (Notes), as the work above and this share the same copyright number. The authors are not identified in this work, and for its year of publication there are no copies located in the OCLC/Worldcat. __+__ These seem to have come from the Copyright Office to the Library of Congress. Both volumes were issued with stiffer, larger paper wrappers, but these are now detached and chipped. The text however is in excellent condition.__+__ ""The 2nd Infantry Division was first constituted on 21 September 1917 in the Regular Army. It was organized on 26 October 1917 at Bourmont, Haute Marne, France. At the time of its activation, the Indianhead Division was composed of the 3rd Infantry Brigade, which included the 9th Infantry Regiment and the 23rd Infantry Regiment; the 4th Marine Brigade, which consisted of the 5th Marine Regiment, the 6th Marine Regiment and the 6th Machine Gun Battalion; a battalion of field artillery; and various supporting units. Twice during World War I the division was commanded by US Marine Corps generals, Brigadier General Charles A. Doyen and Major General John A. Lejeune, the only time in U. S. Military history when Marine Corps officers commanded an Army division."--Wikipedia [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Works of Santayana; Triton Edition

      Scribners, New York 1936 - 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. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Mort à Crédit

      Paris, Les Editions Denoel et Steele 1936 - 22.5x4.5x14.5 cm Edition of 1037 copies. One of the only 85 copies on Velin Pur Fil paper. First edition. Original paperback cover. Copy with book beards. Superb copy in perfect conditions. Uncut. Edition tirée à 1037 exemplaires. Il s'agit de l'un des 85 exemplaires imprimé sur papier Vélin Pur Fil. Première édition. Couverture rigide originale. L'exemplaire est ébarbé. Un superbe exemplaire, dans de parfaites conditions et non-coupé. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Temples and Topees

      Privately Printed (at The Derrydale Press), New York 1936 - First Edition, No. 97 of 200 copies. Illustrated with photographs. [16], 268 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Privately printed for the author, and not for sale. The author was a financier and philanthropist; his father co-founded the Wrigley and Harkness Company and was a major investor in the Standard Oil Company. William Hale Harkness graduated from Yale in 1922 and received a Harvard law degree in 1925. A member of numerous clubs and organizations, he was at one time vice president of the American Geographical Society and the Boys Club of New York. He also authored Ho Hum the Fisherman, published by The Derrydale Press in 1939. Siegel 105; Frazier H-2-A Original brown leatherette, ine, slight spine bumping, very light edge wear. Original glassine wrapper has edge chips and tears with loss at back, else fine Illustrated with photographs. [16], 268 pp. 1 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Chikhi i chukhi [Die Rundköpfe und die Spitzköpfe, oder Reich und reich gesellt sich gern]. Authorized translation by Valentin Stenich and Semen I. Kirsanov

      Khudozhestvennaia literatura, Moscow 1936 - Octavo (22 × 15 cm). Original pictorial embossed cloth; 197, [3] pp. Twelve full-page illustrations and thirteen vignettes by Evgenii Kogan, who has signed and inscribed this copy, most likely to the writer Lev Grigorevich Gel'man (1864-1951). Very good. Authorized Russian translation from the German manuscript of Bertold Brecht's play, known in English as "Round Heads and Pointed Heads," written shortly before Hitler was elected Reichskanzler. It has been described as "Brecht's first anti-Fascist play, one of the few which Brecht directed during his years of exile [?] Round Heads and Pointed Heads would become a lightning rod in the literary politics of exile in Moscow" (Stephen Parker, Brecht: A Literary Life, 300-301). While initially conceived as an adaptation of Shakespeare's "Measure by Measure," the rapid growth of National-Socialism prompted Brecht to depart from his original inspiration. The play became a clear parody of the Nazi's demagogery and racial politics, set in the fictive country "Peru" whose inhabitants are divided into "round heads" ("Tschuchen") and the "pointy heads" ("Tschichen"), leading to radicalization and violence. The play's genealogy and reception are complex: scheduling conflicts prevented it from being premiered in Berlin in January 1932. After going into exile in 1933, Brecht rewrote the piece for a performance in Copenhagen, which was cancelled due to censorship concerns; a planned performance directed by Piscator in Moscow in 1935-1936 did not materialize, nor was Brecht able to secure contracts in France. In November 1936, the play premiered in a Danish-language performance; its first German production would come only in 1948. This Russian translation is the first full appearance of the play in print, in any version (an English translation followed in 1937, and the first German edition of the finalized text appeared in 1938).In a curious division of labor, blank verse and prose were translated by Valentin Stenich; couplets and songs by Semen Kirsanov. Both were noted avant-garde poets in their own right. Stenich later fell victim to Stalin's Purges: he was arrested for his well-known anti-Soviet views and shot in 1938. With an effusive inscription by the Soviet artist Evgenii Kogan (1906-1983), a student of Vkhutemas and later Vladimir Favorsky. As a result, the book may subsequently have been removed from circulation. One of 3000 copies. KVK, OCLC show no copies outside of Germany (where it is held by Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, the Brecht-Archiv at Akademie der Künste, and Deutsche Nationalbibliothek). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Document dactylographié daté et signé signalant une promotion et une nouvelle affectation d'Adolf Eichmann 13 septembre 1936 - - - Dated and signed typed document announcing a promotion and a new assignment of Adolf Eichmann 13 September 1936 - - - typisierte Dokument datiert und unterzeichnet 13. September eine Promotion und eine neue Zuordnung von Adolf Eichmann angibt 1936

      1936 - Document dactylographié daté et signé, deux pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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      London: Constable & Co.. Hardcover. B003KDJOJ2 viii, 416 pages. Heiden "has drawn on a large quantity of information obtained over a period of 15 years from the men closest to Hitler, besides the confidential records of the authorities in Munich and Berlin and a mass of pamphlets, books and obscure newspapers stored in public libraries and archives. It can safely be said that this is the most authoritative account of Hitler's life that has reached the public." - from original dust jacket. Contents clean and unmarked with mild age-toning. Average wear to original brown cloth, lettered orange on spine. Binding intact. Includes replica dust jacket which was copied from of a heavily-worn original. (Kehr and Langmaid 671) . Good. 1936. First English Edition.

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        Young Americans

      Junior Literary Guild/Ginn & Co. 1936 - 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; [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Apicius. Cookery and Dining in Imperial Rome. A Bibliography, Critical Review and Translation of the Ancient Book Known as Apicius De Re Coquinaria

      Walter Hill, Chicago 1936 - First edition of the First Translation into English, Number 105 of 500 copies. Printed at the Torch Press in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on custom laid deckle edge paper. 49 facsimiles and drawings by the author. 301 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Vicaire p. 277; Bitting, p. 13: "fully annotated . the name was synonymous with gourmandise and, among the ancients, was given to choice dishes. The name of the author was (probably) Coelius, who gave the name Apicius to his book." Cloth and boards. Inscribed by previous owner on ff, bookplate. Inside, Fine in slightly chipped dust jacket 49 facsimiles and drawings by the author. 301 pp. 1 vols. 4to First edition of the First Translation into English, Number 105 of 500 copies. Printed at the Torch Press in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on custom laid deckle edge paper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The American Fur Trade of the far West, Volumes I & II

      RUFUS ROCKWELL WILSON, NE W YORK 1936 - general shelf wear on both volumes I & II, spines are tanned, covers rubbed, each text is in good condition, unmarked, clean and clear, good binding DATE PUBLISHED: 1936 EDITION: 1014 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Garden City Pub. Co. , Inc. Near Fine with no dust jacket. [1936]. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; 40 matted b/w plates, one signed by Kent plus 3 extra partial color prints. 43 matted plates in all as opposed to the 40 called for. One with faint water stain at bottom of print, tiny pinprick above signature- see graphic. 3 mats with quite minor smudges to border and one extra color plate with an internal 1" tear clear of the design. - otherwise all contents are very fine- no foxing or toning. Images approximately 9 1/2x7" on 11 1/2x8 1/2" sheets, overall dimensions including matting 18x15". Original two-part publisher's box in dark blue paper covering worn with corner splits. Lacking text booklet. ; 25 .

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      CHJ Publications 1936 - This is the first issue of this mystery pulp magazine. Based on the famous newspaper comic strip. From the Southern States Collection. Condition: VG-

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        Gone With the Wind

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. First edition, first printing, with "Published May, 1936" as the only date listed on the copyright page. Good+. Shallow chipping to cloth at spine ends, spine darkened, short split at bottom of front joint, corners rubbed and lightly frayed. Picture of the author tipped into front free end paper with offsetting to paste down. Pages lightly rippled throughout, with heavier rippling to early and last pages.

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        An Ordinary Life

      London: George Allen and Unwin, Ltd.,, 1936. Translated by M. and R. Weatherall. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to upper board and spine in red, top edge stained blue. With the pictorial dust jacket. Some minor spotting to prelims, spine and topstain typically though only lightly faded otherwise excellent in rather spotted and tanned dust jacket with a number of short tears and a single minor chip at one corner. First English Edition, First Impression. Signed and dated by the author on the half title page and with the hand coloured bookplate of Vaclav Palivec, a relative of the author who had in 1935 acted as a kind of patron, giving use of a house as a wedding present.

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      FRATELLI BOCCA, TORINO 1936 - ITALIANO Con fascicolo supplementare pubblicato in onore del prof. Gian Giacomo Perrando, vari timbri biblioteca, numerosi interventi di altrettanti medici da Leone Lattes a Gina Lombroso e molti altri, numerose illustrazioni in nero fuori testo e nei testi, pagine brunite ai bordi, con sottile fioritura ed alcune gore ai bordi, legatura rigida con piatti bordeaux e con lievissimi segni di usura ai bordi, dorso nero con titoli d'oro ed adesivo al piede

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        FOUR DAYS WAR ..

      London: Robert Hale & Company, [1936].. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-288 [note: first leaf is a blank], original black cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, top edge stained yellow. First edition. Sequel to PRELUDE IN PRAGUE: A STORY OF THE WAR OF 1938 (1935). "PRELUDE IN PRAGUE ends with the delivery of a German ultimatum to Britain, and its sequel ... takes up the story with its rejection. The book goes on to describe the devastation of Britain by bombers which carry not only explosives but chemical and biological weapons. The war becomes a world war -- and eventually takes on the semblance of a Holy War, with the Christian nations (led by America) arrayed against the forces of a new paganism, symbolized by Germany's new military dictator, Prince von Teufel. Fowler Wright had intended (in 1933) to call his future war story THE SPLENDID CURSE, and there are fragments of dialogue in FOUR DAYS WAR which concentrate on the degeneracy of contemporary society and the possibility of its corruption being cleansed by the war. The horror of the vision of destruction, though, overwhelms this cynical thread of argument, and it has quite disappeared by the time the story extends into the third volume of the trilogy, MEGIDDO'S RIDGE (1937)." - Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, pp. 195-96. See Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 2-143; (1995) 2-153; and (2004) II-1292.Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 71. Clarke, Voices Prophesying War: Future Wars 1763-3749 (1992), p. 241. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 235. Bleiler (1978), p. 213. Reginald 15659. A bright, nearly fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket (designed by Ward Stone) with wear at lower spine end and corner tips, shallow chip from upper spine end, some wrinkling at lower front corner tip, and dust soiling to spine and rear panels. Nevertheless, a nice example of this rare jacket. Formerly science fiction author / editor / publisher Donald A. Wollheim's copy with his name stamped in ink on rear free endpaper. (#149808)

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        Jamaica Inn - In the original dust wrapper

      Gollancz, 1936. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by Gollancz in 1936. A very good+ copy with some light spotting to the page edges, but very clean internally. SIGNED without dedication by the Author to the front endpaper. Previous owner (M M Chatterton) name and date to the front free endpaper also. Some light browning to the spine and some rubbing to the corners. In the scarce and fragile dust wrapper with the original price of 7/6 net on the spine. One neat professional repair to the head of the spine. A thin sliver of loss to the top of the rear panel. A few nicks here and there and the spine is a little browned. Du Maurier's masterpiece about the hostel which lies between Bodmin and Lauceston. The inn still welcomes 'weary travellers' and also includes a museum in honour of Du Maurier. Exceptionally rare signed and in wrapper and housed in a custom made clamshell box.

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        In Dubious Battle

      Covici Friede Inc., NY 1936 - Black cloth spine, beige cloth boards, titled in gilt, red topstain. Limited edition #72/99 signed by Steinbeck to the colophon page. Fine condition, in acetate jacket in original slipcase, which is lightly bumped at corners, all housed in a fine custom clamshell box. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: curtis paul books, inc.]
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        Sveriges krig 1611-1632. Band I-VI + bilagsband I-II.

      Bok. Illustrerad. Stockholm, Generalstaben, 1936-38. Stor 8:o. X,+ (1),+ (blank),+ 631 s.+ karta,+ 6 utvikbara kartor; X,+ 617,+ (3) s.+ 9 utvikbara kartor; X,+ (1),+ (blank),+ 621,+ (3) s.+ 4 utvikbara kartor; X,+ (1),+ (blank),+ 585,+ (3) s.+ 6 utvikbara kartor; XI,+ (2),+ 585 s.+ 2 utvikbara kartor; XVIII,+ (1),+ (blank),+ 549,+ (3) s.+ 3 utvikbara kartor; X,+ 372,+ (1) s.+ 2 utvikbara kartor; XVI,+ 543,+ (1) s.+ 6 utvikbara tabeller. Dek olinneband. Åtta volymer. I: Danska och ryska krigen. II: Polska kriget. III: Tyska kriget intill mitten av januari 1631. IV: Tyska kriget från mitten av januari 1631 till och med Breitenfeld. V: Breitenfeld till Lech. VI: Från Lech till Lützen. Bilagsband I: Sveriges sjökrig 1611-1632 (utarbetad av Marinstabens Sjöhistoriska Avdelning). Bilagsband II: Beväpning och beklädning (av Th. Jakobsson).

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        The Hoover Administration. A Documented Narrative

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1936. First edition. Frontispiece. 553 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Blue cloth. Fine in very good dj, newspaper photo tipped in at back. First edition. Frontispiece. 553 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Inscribed on flyleaf "To Gordon Foster/ This is not my book/ but I am glad for you/ to have it./ Herbert Hoover."

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        Lavori di allacciamento della linea di circonvallazione di Bologna con le linee per Milano, Verona, Venezia e col Parco Arcoveggio. Visita ai lavori del Ministro dei Lavori Pubblici, (Giuseppe) Cobolli Gigli

      Bologna, Impresa Mauro Toschi fu Ulisse, 1936, due album fotografici originali dell'Impresa, di cm. 34 x 24 cad. con 37 (dodici + ventuno) foto di cm. 22 x 17 cadauna.

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      London: Ivor, Nicholson and Watson, 1936. Very good in slt. marked dj. 8to, 302 pp, ads (iv). Bright green cloth cover. Gilt title on spine. Original pictorial dj with title in black below; title in black on spine. Chip on dj at top of spine intrudes on the tops of two letters in the title, but it is still legible. Chip on front of dj at top edge. A small Budapest bookseller's label on the inside front cover. This volume is signed by two of the short story authors, Frigyes Karinthy, and Jozsef Tersanszky, and a third author with an unidentifiable signature, and dated 29/9/37. Karinthy was a Hungarian author, playwright, journalist and poet who is known as the originator of the idea of "six degrees of separation", which he first elaborated in the 1929 story "Chains". This concept posits that every person on Earth is connected through a chain of friends or acquaintances to every other person on Earth by no more than six intermediaries, or degrees. Karinthy is also known for "Voyage to Faremido", which is a continuation of Swift's adventures of Gulliver, and "Capillaria", a satire of the struggle between the sexes. This volume is a selection of thirty short stories by thirty Hungarian authors; introducing some of them to the English reading public. Translated into English by Lawrence Wolfe and with an Introduction by Alexander Korda.

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