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The reports are concerned with the geology of Rockland, Franklin, Hamilton, Warren and Washington counties, N.Y.; the Helderberg plateau; and the western Adirondack region. The two folding maps in the pockets are "Geologic Map of Rockland County" and "Geologic Map of Franklin County". Good .
The editors note that almost all the contents of the book are the work of men on active service with the Australian Imperial Force. Authorship is indicated by the writer's army number and initials. Good .
A nice association copy, from the library of Alva B. Gimbel with her distinctive miniature leather book label. Together with her husband Bernard, she formed the important Bernard F. and Alva B. Gimbel Foundation. A publisher's presentation slip is laid in.
Reprinted from The Senate Calendar: Number 734 Report / Number 711: June 7th MCMXXXVII. The report rejected Roosevelt's "court- packing" plan. Very good .
From the library of Vte. Arthur de Bizemont, with his bookplate on the front pastedown.
Plate #23 is not present and appears not to have ever been published. It is not called for in the Alphabetical table of contents.
George Gatfield "Guide to Printed Books and Manuscripts Relating to English and Foreign Heraldry and Genealogy" dates the book as circa 1850.
RARE. Only 2 copies are listed in WorldCat. Fair .
The American National Theatre and Academy was chartered by Congress in 1935. In 1946, it established the National Theatre Foundation which entailed "the pooling of ideas, resources, knowledge, in the sponsorship, stimulation and support of good theatre for the country as a whole".
The ANTA Album was a gala benefit performance inaugurated in 1948--"the first benefit given by the theatre for the theatre, by the people of show business for the idea and ideal of an American national theatre"--and presented each year thereafter. The 1951 Album was produced by Jean Dalrymple and the Mistresses of Ceremonies were Fay Emerson, Hedda Hopper, Margaret Webster and Tallulah Bankhead. Among the evening's performances were scenes from the musical productions "Finian's Rainbow", the operatic version of "Emperor Jones", "Annie Get Your Gun", "Porgy and Bess" and "Of Thee I Sing"; from the ballet "Rodeo", with music by Aaron Copland; and from the plays "My Sister Eileen" [with Shirley Booth], "Camille" [two versions, one with Uta Hagen, one with Eva LeGallienne], "Our Town" [with Thornton Wilder as the Stage Manager] and Shaw's "The Devil's Disciple". Also Gloria Swanson performed "Impressions of Charlie Chaplin". Very good .
A price list is laid in. Very good .
The text is printed in both English and Yiddsih. A printed notice on the inside of the front cover states: 'This book is presented to Sam Wilensky in appreciation and recognition of services to our organization. / Local 25, A.C.W. of A. / October 10th, 1937".
Scarce. Good .
First edition of Michael Fraenkel's 1st book appearance and the first book of the Carrefour press. The Newberry Library suggests the date of publication as 1930.
In 1930 Michael Fraenkel and Walter Lowenfels founded the Carrefour Press and published their manifesto making the point for artistic anonymity.
Inscribed, signed and dated by Michael Fraenkel on the half-title: "To / Shirley M. Uhle / from / one / of the authors / Michael Fraenkel / Mexico, Feb. 4, 1944".
Michael Fraenkel is best known for his friendship with Henry Miller, with whom he co-authored the "Hamlet Letters". Miller spent some time rooming with Fraenkel when they both lived in Paris. Fair .
Among the contents of this issue on "Reading as Pleasure" are contributions from Joyce Carol Oates, Richard Ford, James Purdy, Joseph Conrad, Donald Hall, Madison Smartt Bell, Charles Simic and A. L. Rowse. Very good .
Among the articles in this volume are "The Monastery of Debra Damo, Ethiopia" by Derek Matthews, "The Swan Badge and the Swan Knight" by Anthony R. Wagner and "The Greyhound as a Royal Beast" by H. Stanford London. Very good .