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        Die Weltausstellung Paris 1937, 100 Raumbild-Aufnahmen

      Heinrich Hoffmann Die Weltausstellung Paris 1937 100 Raumbild-Aufnahmen von Heinrich Hoffmann Reichsberichterstatter der ""Partei"" Text von E.P. Frank, Paris Der Text ist dreisprachig deutsch, französich und englisch Raumbild- Verlag Diessen am Ammersee 1937 sehr seltenes Exemplar in Braunes Leinen gebundenes Buch Die D3 - Brille (Bildbetrachter) ist in dem sehr dickem Holzdeckel eingelassen . Alle 100 Bilder sind vorhanden wobei 22 Bilder auf Seiten im Buch sind, die anderen Bilder sind in dem Rückendeckel eingesteckt. 99,5% NEUWERTIG, Inklusive 4 Schreibmaschinenseiten "Reisebericht" mit altdeusch Handschriftlichen Notizen eines Zeitzeugens und Besuchers der Ausstellung.

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        München - Hauptstadt der Bewegung,

       1937. Diessen, Raumbild Verlag Schönstein, 1937, Ganzleineneinband, 100 Raumbilder, mit Brille, Einband fleckig, Zustand 2-3 (P1) (P1) Versand D: 6,00 EUR

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        Thieves' Picnic

      Hodder 1937 - The jacket (protected in loose cellophane) is a bit rubbed, torn and marked but has suffered little paper loss. The (pale blue) boards are also a bit rubbed. The endpapers are a little marked (one signature) and the fbep has minor insect damage. A touch of foxing. Two pages are slightly creased. Internally clean and tightly bound. 'First printed . . 1937' stated. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ERETZ ISRAEL; FACTS AND FIGURES

      Jerusalem, Keren Hayesod And Keren Kayemeth Leisrael; New York, United Palestine Appeal 1937 - Original Wraps. 8vo. [4], 26, [2] pages. 17 x 24 cm. First edition. "Drawings by Otte Wallisch; text by E. Mechner. " Eretz Israel, Facts and Figures, published by the Head Offices of Keren Hayesod and Keren Kayemeth Leisrael, Jerusalem, 5698 (1937/38) ; distributed by the United Palestine Appeal, New York City. "$4, 500, 000 in 1938 is the goal of United Palestine Appeal" - p. [2]. Illustrated brochure by the United Palestine Appeal detailing the cultural and material progress, immigration statistics and demographics, agricultural and industrial developement, development of Haifa, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, J. N. F. Land, etc. Each page contains graphs, maps, charts, or other illustrations to depict the figures. "Otte Wallish (1903–1977) was an emigre to Israel who established himself as a graphic designer and contributed to the symbolic self-representation of the Jewish state . In 1936, Wallish set up a design studio in a building in Nahalat Binyamin, Tel Aviv, that had been chosen as a national landmark. His design studio doubled as a kind of front for SHA'I, the Haganah's secret service . Wallish was responsible for the calligraphy and design of the scroll for Israel's Declaration of Independence. In addition, Walisch handled the preparation of the exhibit hall in which the State's Independence was announced. In 1948, too, Wallish took the lead in designing Israel's first postage stamps. He chose a design based on ancient coins, found in archaeological research on the First Jewish-Roman War and the Bar Kochba Revolt . Wallish continued to be a leading designer of Israeli stamps . Israel's first coins were designed from a proposal submitted by Israel Numismatic Society proposal, put together with Leo Kadman, Hanan Pavel, and Wallish. He also designed paper currency for Israel . Over the years, Wallish also designed posters. For instance, one poster shows the Jewish immigration by ship and another promotes the ZIM shipping line. His posters have been featured in exhibition and the 1997 ‘Selling Zionism’ exhibit at the Israel Museum. In 2006, a Wallish poster was shown at ‘The New Hebrews: 100 Years of Art in Israel’ exhibit, Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin . His posters are displayed as well at the Central Zionist Archives and the Tel Aviv Museum" (Wikipedia 2015) . Subjects: Keren Hayesod; Jewish National Fund; United Israel Appeal. Oclc lists 11 copies. Light wear to wraps, institutional stamp on verso of title page, otherwise clean. Very good condition. (ZION-7-43) [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Conversation at Midnight.

      New York and London:: Harper & Brothers,, 1937.. Limited edition. 1/4 cloth. Fine in Fine Slipcase/ . A Fine Signed Limited Edition copy printed at The Golden Hind Press.(#229/579) in a Fine binding with Fine slipcase. With original mylar. All bright and fresh as new. Royal Octavo (6.5 x 10 Inches). Tan quarter cloth over blue heathered boards. Printed paper label to spine. Printed and hand numbered (229) paper label to front of slipcase. Small tear to label of slipcase, otherwise a fine copy all around. Leaves uncut. [i-viii] ix-xx, 1-177 [178]. The Limited First Edition of Conversation at Midnight is hand-set by Arthur, Edna, and Elaine Rushmore at The Golden Hind Press, Madison, New Jersey, in Lutetia type from the foundry of Joh. Enschede en Zonen, Haarlem, Holland. printed by the Harbor Press in New York City. Published by Harper & Brothers, New York and London. July, Mcmxxxvii. Six hundred and fifteen copies printed from hand-set type and the type distributed. Each volume is numbered and signed by the author. Five hundred and seventy-nine copies are printed on Worthy Charta paper of which only numbers thirty-seven to six hundred and five are for sale. This being copy number 229. The original manuscript for Conversation at Midnight was distroyed by a fire at the Palms Hotel on Sanibel Island, Florida in 1936 where Ms. Millay was a guest. The narrative poems here printed are from the first draft word for word; poems incompletely remembered, and reconstructed; and new poems written within the last year. (1937). Conversation at Midnight is listed in Yost, but not described. Yost #54

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        Colloid Systems: A Survey Of The Phenomena Of Modern Colloid Physics And Chemistry

      Technical Press 1937 - 1937. 311 pages. No dust jacket. This is an ex-Library book. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering. Ex-library copy with expected stamps and inscriptions. Pages are lightly tanned and thumbed at the edges, with some foxing. Some internal hinge cracking and a loose bind. Boards are mildly rub worn, with some light shelf wear to spine, edges and corners, corners are bumped. Slight crushing to spine ends. Rub marks and light stains to front and rear boards. Library call card and sticker mark to spine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        To Have and Have Not

      Jonathan Cape LTD, London 1937 - Ernest Hemingway's "To Have and Have Not". First UK edition, first printing, with "First Published 1937" stated on the copyright page. Published by Jonathan Cape, London. Measures 5" x 7.75", 256 pages. With its original dust jacket. The dust jacket is in very good condition. Light chipping to the edges and at spine hinges. Minor wear and soiling to the rear panel. The original price of 7s. 6d. net is present on the front flap.The book is in very good condition. The blue cloth boards are very well preserved with firm edges. Light sunning to the board edges and spine. Foxing to the fore-edge of the textblock. The textblock is gently toned, clean, bright, and unmarked. The first time we meet Harry Morgan, he is sitting in a Havana bar watching a gun battle raging out in the street. After seeing a Cuban get his head blown off with a Luger, Morgan reacts with typical Hemingway understatement: "I took a quick one out of the first bottle I saw open and I couldn't tell you yet what it was. The whole thing made me feel pretty bad." Still feeling bad, Harry heads out in his boat on a charter fishing expedition for which he is later stiffed by the client. With not even enough money to fill his gas tanks, he is forced to agree to smuggle some illegal Chinese for the mysterious Mr. Sing. From there it's just a small step to carrying liquor--a disastrous run that ends when Harry loses an arm and his boat. Once Harry gets mixed up in the brewing Cuban revolution, however, even those losses seem small compared to what's at stake now: his very life. -Amazon. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory #(H1-7) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Works of John Steinbeck: Of Mice and Men, The Long Valley, The Grapes of Wrath, The Forgotten Village, Sea of Cortez, The Moon is Down, Cannery Row, The Wayward Bus, The Pearl, A Russian Journal, Burning Bright, East of Eden, Sweet Thursday, The Short Reign Pippin IV, Once There Was A War, The Winter of Our Discontent, Journey of a Novel.

      New York: The Viking Press, 1937-69. First editions of Steinbeck's most notable works bound in either full or three quarters morocco. Octavo, 17 volumes, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, raised bands. In fine condition. A very nice presentation. The winner of the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature, John Steinbeck has been called "a giant of American letters". His works are widely read abroad and many of his works are considered classics of Western literature. Most of Steinbeck's work is set in southern and central California, particularly in the Salinas Valley and the California Coast Ranges region. His works frequently explored the themes of fate and injustice, especially as applied to downtrodden or everyman protagonists.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1937 - 1937 Original Hardback Wisden,

      1937. This lot is an 1937 Original Hardback Wisden. In Very Good Condition. A great 37 as always seem rougher than the early 30s This book is very nice, it has had no restoration, the front board is good, slight fading to the cloth but nice shiny, original gilt, nice spine cloth with some fading to the lettering. Inside the the hinges are wonderful and the pastedowns very yellow, odd small mark, the pages are clean and crisp too ,just a mark to the bottom of the page block. It has a lovely photoplate , the rear cloth the the back board is a bit wrinkly.

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        The Road to Oxiana

      Macmillan & Co. Ltd. 1937 - First edition, first printing. First issue royal blue cloth with gilt titles to spine, Near Fine, with tape ghosts to end sheets and small stamp to rear free end paper, light musty odor to pages, slight fading to spine cloth and light touches of rubbing at extremities. In a Very Good dust jacket with darkening to spine, rubbing to folds and spine ends with patches of wear near head, dust soiling and rubbing, and a vertical stripe of tape residue and wear to rear panel. A bright copy of what is considered by many modern travel writers to be the first example of great travel writing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sally Bowles

      The Hogarth Press 1937 - First Edition, First Printing. Near Fine, lacking the dust jacket. Spine slightly darkened, with rubbing to cloth at extremities. Previous owner name stamped to front free end paper. A lovely First Edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Years

      Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York 1937 - First Edition, First Printing with the words "first American edition" printed on the copyright page. This ORIGINAL price clipped dustjacket has some wear to the spine and edges. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Truman, who began playing the piano when he was ten, writes his future Treasury Secretary John Snyder to tell his 11-year-old daughter Drucie “about the Chopin waltz, Opus #42. It will be quite some time before she can play it but there is a pretty easy waltz over in the middle of it that she can play…”

      Washington, D.C., November 4, 1937. 8" x 10.5". "Typed Letter Signed “Harry” as U.S. Senator, 1p, 8” x 10.5”. On watermarked Senate stationery, Washington, D.C., November 4, 1937. To John W. Snyder, Manager, Reconstruction Finance Corporation, St. Louis. Four file holes in upper margin. Fine Condition.In full, “Appreciate yours of the Third very much, and you can rest assured I am not running a race with the Governor, and I am not right sure I am on the right track if the Post-Dispatch says I am.” The “St. Louis Post-Dispatch” was an outspoken critic of Truman, associating him with Kansas City Boss Tom Pendergast’s political machine and constantly attacking his integrity. During the Truman presidency, the newspaper was one of his most outspoken critics.Truman continues, “I wrote to the Commanding General of the Seventh Corps Area regarding J.K. and I believe it would be a good plan for him to do the same thing. I have not had a reply from the General as yet which makes me believe he is making an effort to accomodate me.” J.K. was James K. Vardaman, Jr., son and namesake of the late Mississippi Governor and U.S. Senator. J.K. served in both the Field Artillery and the Army Reserves with Truman who later appointed him his first Naval Aide to the President (1945-1946).Truman then writes, “I sent Drucie, some music the other day from Richmond. You tell her if she will play the theme to that Sonata and the first and fourth variations and wind up with the theme again she will have a very pretty piece. That Sonata has been changed from No. 9 to No. 16, and I had a heck of a time trying to find it because the publishers had changed the number. I told her about the Chopin waltz, Opus #42. It will be quite some time before she can play it but there is a pretty easy waltz over in the middle of it that she can play. Please remember me to Mrs. Snyder.” The Snyders’ 11-year-old daughter Drucie and Truman’s 13-year-old daughter Margaret were close friends; they later were bridesmaids at each other’s wedding.According to the Truman Library, “One youngster who never needed to be forced to practice his piano lessons was Harry Truman. He used to get up at 5 o'clock in the morning to practice for two hours. When he became a man, music remained his first passion after politics, and he often said that if he had been a good pianist he never would have become President. ‘I missed being a musician,’ he said, ‘and the real and only reason I missed being one is because I wasn't good enough. His mother became his first teacher when he was about 10. She sent him for a short time to a neighborhood teacher and then to Mrs. E. C. White, a Kansas City teacher who had studied under Theodore Leschetitzky, the renowned European master. Lifelong friend Charlie Ross said, ‘He didn't lack spunk when he braved the jeers of the boys to go regularly to his music teacher, carrying his music roll.’ At the age of 15 he suddenly quit taking piano lessons, to the distress of his mother and Mrs. White, who had visions of him as a concert pianist, but Harry realized he wasn't good enough for that.“His favorite composers were Mozart, Beethoven and Chopin, and he liked the music of Florodora, Strauss waltzes, Gershwin and Debussy. In October, 1945, at a county fair in Caruthersville, Missouri, Truman played the piano for a group of Methodist Women and winked at them as he said, ""When I played this, Stalin signed the Potsdam Agreement.’” John W. Snyder’s close friendship with Harry S. Truman began in 1928 when Truman was a Jackson County Judge. They served together in the U.S. Army Reserves after World War I. When Lt. Col. Truman was promoted to Colonel, Major Snyder was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel of Col. Truman’s Missouri Regiment, the 381st Field Artillery, 102nd Division. Snyder was later Assistant to the Director of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation (1940-1944) and served President Truman as his Federal Loan Administrator (1945), Director of the Office of Mobilization and Reconversion (1945-1946), and Secretary of the Treasury (1946-1953)."

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        Tuborg Brauhaus. Original-Fotografie Silbergelatine-Abzug (1937 Abzug aus den 1950er Jahren). Bildformat: 19,0 x 23,8 cm. Auf Karton montiert. Rückseitig montiertes Schild mit maschinenschriftlicher Bezeichnung, Jahr der Aufnahme, Name des Fotografen, Art des Negativs, Bildarchiv-Nummer. - Exzellenter Abzug. - Siehe die ABBILDUNG

      ***** Laugesen, N.: Tuborg Brewery. Original photography silver gelatin print (1937 printed 1950th). Mount on board. On verso mounted typewritten label: Image name / date / image number / name of photographer / type of negative. - Excellent. - Please note IMAGE. 6

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        Thunder in the City.

      Astor Pictures: Re-release of the 1937 movie. - Color lithograph poster. Mounted on linen. One sheet. B Condition. Director: Marion Gering. Writing credits: Robert E. Sherwood (screenplay), Aben Kandel (screenplay), Ákos Tolnay (screenplay) (as Akos Tolnay), Jack E. Jewell (scenario), Dudley Storrick (additional dialogue). Cast: (in credits order, verified as complete) Daniel 'Dan' Armstrong, Luli Deste, Lady Patricia 'Pat' Graham.

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        Chinese Bridges

      Kelly And Walsh, Limited 1937 - 139 pp., map, illustrations, bibliography. dust jacket has tears and small pieces missing, some minor discoloration inside covers & on 1st & last pages, 1 inch internal hinge tear between title page & frontispiece, bookstore label on last blank page, includes erratum slip [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dumb Witness - Rare Book Club edition w/4 Glossy Illustrations & Original Dust Jacket

      The Book Club (U.K.) 1937 - AGATHA CHRISTIE - DUMB WITNESS (published in the U.S. under the title "Poirot Loses a Client"), published by UK publisher The Book Club, copyright 1937, orange and light tan quarterbound boards with black lettering to spine, with 4 two-tone pictures printed on glossy paper inside - VERY RARE BOOK TO FIND WITH ITS ORIGINAL DUST JACKET. NOTE: WHILE THIS IS A BOOK CLUB EDITION, IT IS STILL A VERY COLLECTIBLE BOOK IN ITS OWN RIGHT - ITS JUST AS RARE AS THE UK COLLINS 1ST, AND IT ALSO CONTAINS 4 GLOSSY PICTURES (ONE OF CHRISTIE'S DOG WHOM WAS ALSO USED ON THE COLLINS DUST JACKET COVER ART, AND A PICTURE OF CHRISTIE HERSELF POSING AS THE 'VICTIM' IN THE STORY). THIS WAS THE ONLY UK CHRISTIE BOOK THAT WAS PUBLISHED AS A BOOK CLUB EDITION IN THE 1930s AND 1940s. Book has no former owner or used bookstore markings/stamps inside, clean endpapers - no staining or tape residue (some age darkening), no foxing to endpapers or pages or outer page edges, red top stain is nice with no drop spots or fading (foxing/dust soiling to outer page edges), tight white pages with a couple of creased page corners, no wear to board edges, corners or spine tips, no wear to left/right spine hinges, NO SPINE FAD (this book is nortorious for having spine sun fading when its found without its dust jacket), spine lettering is still present and not worn, no dust soiling or staining to boards. Dust jacket has tiny bit of loss at bottom right on front panel and top of spine, couple of tiny nick tears with related creasing along top edge, otherwise no chipping, tearing or creasing, no wear to front flap crease, slight edge wear, no spine fade, slight color rubbing to left/right on spine, slight dust rubbing to white rear panel, no soiling or staining, front panel artwork is quite nice. Overall a VG+/FINE- book in VG original dust jacket of a rare 1930s era UK Agatha Christie 1st book club printing. I have a number of other U.K. and U.S. Agatha Christie 1st printing hardcover books up for sale. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        KSIAZKA ADRESOWA CZLONKÓW ZWIAZKU ZYD. STOWARZYSZEN HUMANITARNYCH "B'NEI B'RITH" W RZECZYPOSPOLITEJ POLSKIEJ W KRAKOWIE

      w Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej w Krakowie. 1937. Original Stiff Wraps. 16mo. 144 pages. 17 cm. First edition. In Polish. “Address Book” for members of the “Humanitarian Association” BÂ’nai BÂ’rith in the Republic of Poland from the Holocaust period and just 1 year before the the dismantling of the organization by the president of Poland (and 2 years before Poland was invaded by the Nazis) . Certainly the last published detailed address book of members of every local metropolitan association of the BÂ’nai BÂ’rith in Poland, with information about the founding date, address, present officers, etc. “B'nai B'rith (Sons of the Covenant in Hebrew) : a network of Jewish organizations following the example of the Masonic lodges, bringing together the elite of Jewish society. Its statutory purpose was to care for ‘the preservation and restoration of the Jewish soul, Â’ which meant in practice charity and to support educational initiatives. The first such organization was founded in 1844 in New York. In Poland, the first lodges were built in the 80's and 90's of the nineteenth century in the territory of Prussia: in Katowice, Poznan, Chorzów, and of Austria: in Bielsko, Krakow, Lvov. The latter especially earned during World War I providing aid to the refugees from Russia. In 1924 the Polish B'nei B'rith lodges banded together and formed the Grand Lodge of Polish District (number 13) based in Krakow. The financial assistance of B'nei B'rith was used by many social institutions, victims of various natural disasters, as well as refugees from the Soviet Union, and since the 30s – also from Germany. Thanks to its initiative the Institute of Jewish Studies was established in Warsaw. The Polish B'nei B'rith lodges were dissolved by a decree of the President of Poland on 22 November 1938.” (Glossary, Virtual Shtetl, entry by Anka Grupinska) Subjects: Jews - Poland - Societies, etc. B'nai B'rith (Poland) . 7 listings on OCLC (Herder, Harvard, StaatsBiblio Berlin, Natl Libr Israel, Bayerische Staatsbiblio, Tel Aviv, Deutsche NatlBiblio) , only 2 in the US. Clean and fresh. Very good condition. (HOLO2-105-23) .

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        Hinne Woauhel "Hier ist sie (Mutter Sarah) im Zelte"; Vorschriften für den juedischen Haushalt in populärer Form dargestellt und mit kurzen Erklärungen versehen .

      Hamburg: John Petrover 1937 - Wrapps., 36 pp. with Vorwort, Sachregister (index). Cover yellowed, chipped, spine detached; Pp. yellowed, bottom corners bent but sound. Third, enlarged edition, dated Hebrew year 5698. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        KSIAZKA ADRESOWA CZLONKÓW ZWIAZKU ZYD. STOWARZYSZEN HUMANITARNYCH "B'NEI B'RITH" W RZECZYPOSPOLITEJ POLSKIEJ W KRAKOWIE

      Krakow; Nakl. Zwiazku Zydowskich Stowarzyszen Humanitarnych "B'nei B'rith" w Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej w Krakowie 1937 - Original Stiff Wraps. 16mo. 144 pages. 17 cm. First edition. In Polish. "Address Book" for members of the "Humanitarian Association" B’nai B’rith in the Republic of Poland from the Holocaust period and just 1 year before the the dismantling of the organization by the president of Poland (and 2 years before Poland was invaded by the Nazis) . Certainly the last published detailed address book of members of every local metropolitan association of the B’nai B’rith in Poland, with information about the founding date, address, present officers, etc. "B'nai B'rith (Sons of the Covenant in Hebrew) : a network of Jewish organizations following the example of the Masonic lodges, bringing together the elite of Jewish society. Its statutory purpose was to care for ‘the preservation and restoration of the Jewish soul, ’ which meant in practice charity and to support educational initiatives. The first such organization was founded in 1844 in New York. In Poland, the first lodges were built in the 80's and 90's of the nineteenth century in the territory of Prussia: in Katowice, Poznan, Chorzów, and of Austria: in Bielsko, Krakow, Lvov. The latter especially earned during World War I providing aid to the refugees from Russia. In 1924 the Polish B'nei B'rith lodges banded together and formed the Grand Lodge of Polish District (number 13) based in Krakow. The financial assistance of B'nei B'rith was used by many social institutions, victims of various natural disasters, as well as refugees from the Soviet Union, and since the 30s – also from Germany. Thanks to its initiative the Institute of Jewish Studies was established in Warsaw. The Polish B'nei B'rith lodges were dissolved by a decree of the President of Poland on 22 November 1938." (Glossary, Virtual Shtetl, entry by Anka Grupinska) Subjects: Jews - Poland - Societies, etc. B'nai B'rith (Poland) . 7 listings on OCLC (Herder, Harvard, StaatsBiblio Berlin, Natl Libr Israel, Bayerische Staatsbiblio, Tel Aviv, Deutsche NatlBiblio) , only 2 in the US. Clean and fresh. Very good condition. (HOLO2-105-23) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Dusky Hour.

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1937 - Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in red. With the dust jacket. Edges foxed; an excellent copy in the jacket that has a sunned spine, and a few nicks to extremities. First edition, first impression. A detective novel, from the Sergeant Bobby Owen series, published in the US in 1941 under the title Death in the Chalk Pits. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the front panel of the dust jacket, the front pastedown and the title page. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Scenario (A Film with Sound)

      The Obelisk Press, Paris 1937 - Very good limited edition in wraps, #119 of 200 copies. Signed by the author on the limited edition page. Original gray-brown card wrappers with red text and graphics on front panel. Upper and lower edges are creased; several closed vertical tears of 1/4" or less. Loss of 1/4" by 1/4" at head and tail of spine. Loose internal pages (as issued) are clean but a bit browned around the edges. Page facing page 9 has irregular ink smudge on lower corner. Several pages are uncut. Please use close-up options for best inspection. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        London Music in 1888-89 As Heard by Corno di Bassetto (Later Known As Bernard Shaw) with Some Further Autobiographical Particulars

      London: Constable and Company, (1937). First Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 420 pages. Shaw's music criticism, most published anonymously in the late 1890s. With a long autobiographical introduction and comments by Shaw after some of the essays. First edition (first printing). A very good copy in a very good dust jacket. Inscribed, 'To St. John Ervine from G.B.S. 5th Oct. 1937.' Ervine was a fellow Irish dramatist who wrote a biography of Shaw in 1956. Ervine has annotated the autobiographical prefaces in many places, perhaps in preparation for his book. A nice association.

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        Autograph Letter, Signed [with] 6" x 8" Black-and-White Photograph.

      1937 - A Warm Thank-You Note from Cardozo to the Wife of a Notable New York Judge Cardozo, Benjamin N. [1870-1938]. [Seabury, Mrs. Samuel (Richey, Maude) (d. 1952)]. [Autograph Letter, Signed, To Seabury On Personal Letterhead, March 1, 1928]. Single sheet folded to form two 6-1/2" x 4-1/2" leaves and 5" x 3" transmittal envelope. Horizontal fold line to letter, light soiling and vertical fold line to envelope, which is missing flap, otherwise fine. [With] Cardozo, Benjamin N. [6-1/2" x 8-1/2" Black-and-White Photograph of Cardozo]. [New York: Acme News Agency, October 11, 1937]. Light wear to edges, crop marks and minor retouching to image, stamps, annotation and caption to verso. * A warm thank-you note to Mrs. Seabury: "It was delightful of you to send those exquisite flowers to my sister. She was greatly pleased. I am sure they did more good for her than many visits from the doctor." Nellie Cardozo suffered a stroke in February 1928. She died in 1929. Benjamin Cardozo was very close to her and they lived together. Samuel Seabury, Maude Richey's husband, was a notable New York judge. He served with Cardozo on the New York State Court of Appeals, when Cardozo was chief judge. He is famous as the head of the Seabury Commission, a large-scale investigation of corruption in New York City's courts and police department that forced Jimmy Walker out of office. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Heavily annotated typed Letter to the Editor of the 'News Chronicle' signed by several members including the above, (H. G., 1866-1946, Novelist), Bertrand RUSSELL (3rd Earl, 1872-1970, Philosopher & Mathematician, Nobel Prize Winner), Julian HUXLEY (1887-1975, Zoologist & Philosopher), Sir Basil Edward PETO, (1st Baronet, 1862-1945, Unionist Politician, Chairman of the Society) and Sir Norman Angell (1872-1967, Lecturer, Author and Labour MP)

      1937 - about a film sponsored by the Society which has been censored by the London County Council, It starts that "As long ago as 1923, the report of the 'Trevethin Committee on Venereal Disease' was published by the ministry of Health, the findings . were definitely favourable to the policy of the education of the public in scientific methods of Prevention, but not only has nothing been done . the only organisation working for the diffusion of such knowledge, has met with unremitting hostility ." they ask the editor to bring public notice to "a striking instance of this . This Society is sponsoring a film entitled 'The Price of Ignorance' and application was made to the L.C.C. for authority to exhibit it . This authority was granted subject to the excision of all reference to the possibility of Prevention, so that those seeing the film, (now showing at the Rialto, Coventry St.) are not permitted to learn that these diseases can be prevented, and even the address of the Society has been deleted. This is, we suggest, a particularly harmful kind of censorship, and one entirely out of keeping with contemporary thought .", 1 side A4, National Society of the Prevention of Venereal Disease headed paper, London, 13th December The pencil markings appear to be the editor's notes relating to how the letter should be published and the order in which the signatures should appear.

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        Georgica. Les Géorgiques de Virgile (2 Bde.). Texte latin et version francaise de l'Abbe Jacques Delille, gravures sur bois d'Aristide Maillol.

      4 (33 x 25 cm), 5 Bl., 174 S., 4 Bl. 4 Bl., 154 S., 3 Bl., insgesamt 122 Orig.-Holzschnitten (einschl. Wiederholungen, Vignetten und Initialen)., Lose Bogen (Bütten) in Umschlag in HPerg.-Mappe in Schmuckschuber., Umschlag u. einige wenige Blätter etwas stockfleckig, insgesamt gutes Exemplar. Nr. 510 von 750 Exemplaren der Normalausgabe. Le projet debuta en 1937 et les derniers bois furent graves peu de temps avant la mort de Maillol en 1944. (Monod, 11339). Parallel französisch und Latein.

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        Cecil Beaton's Scrapbook.

      London: B. T. Batsford Ltd., 1937 - Octavo. Original japon, titles to spine gilt, top edge gilt, white, pink, green and gilt blossom patterned endpapers. Ownership inscription to half-title. Library stamp to frontispiece recto and p. 69. Spine lightly toned, slight rubbing to extremities, light soiling to boards, light foxing to prelims and endmatter; a very good copy. Title page printed red and black, text printed in blue and black on white and pink paper, 10 colour illustrations, numerous halftone photographic reproductions, black and white illustrations to text. First edition, signed deluxe issue, one of 150 copies. A scarce copy of this lavishly illustrated work in the signed limited state, with no copies of this deluxe issue traced on OCLC or at auction. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        A Compendium of the East Being an Account of Voyages to the Grand Indies Made By the Sieur Jean De Lacombe, of Quercy, Formerly Captain at Arms in the Service of the Company of the Indies of Holland. Now Published for the First Time [from the Bordeaux Manuscript of 1681] in an English translation by Stepanie & Denis Clark. Edited, with an Introduction by Ashley Gibson

      London: Printed and Published in Great Britain by the Golden Cockerel Press, 1937. Number 86 of 300 copies printed in Perpetua type on Arnold's hand-made paper. Contemporary Engravings of the principal places visited reproduced from Schultzen's Ost-indische Reyse [Amsterdam, 1676]. Maps used as endsheets are from a contemporary Mercator Atlas. Double page plates, double page facsimile from original manuscript. 209, [1] pp. 1 vols. Small folio. Brown coth spine and batik cloth. Fine. Number 86 of 300 copies printed in Perpetua type on Arnold's hand-made paper. Contemporary Engravings of the principal places visited reproduced from Schultzen's Ost-indische Reyse [Amsterdam, 1676]. Maps used as endsheets are from a contemporary Mercator Atlas. Double page plates, double page facsimile from original manuscript. 209, [1] pp. 1 vols. Small folio. Pertelote 130

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        Busman's Honeymoon: A Love Story with Detective Interruptions.

      New York: Harcourt, Brace, (1937). 8vo, original black cloth, purple lettering. ¶ A Lord Peter Wimsey novel. Fine copy in a very slightly worn dust jacket.

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        Truman, who began playing the piano when he was ten, writes his future Treasury Secretary John Snyder to tell his 11-year-old daughter Drucie â€

      Washington, D.C.: , November 4, 1937. Washington, D.C., November 4, 1937. 8" x 10.5". "Typed Letter Signed â€

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        Schönheit im Olympischen Kampf [Beauty in the Olympic Games]

      Berlin: Deutschen Verlag, 1937. FIRST EDITION, in exceptionally fine dust jacket and extremely rare original glassine, of Riefenstahl's classic monument to the athletes of the 1936 Olympics. Profusely illustrated with 273 black-and-white photographs. "With the German photographer Leni Riefenstahl, sports imagery rose to new aesthetic heights. Commissioned by Joseph Goebbels, she brought her considerable visual and organizational skills to bear on both the photographing and filming the 1936 Olympic Games. Although the film Olympiad has become an acknowledged classic, her book of photographs, Schönheit im Olympischen Kampf, no less spectacular in its own way, is less known. Sometimes Riefenstahl relied on poses modelled on the antique Greek ideal, faithful to Hitler's belief that modern Teutonic man was 'feeling closer to classical antiquity' than he had 'in possibly a thousand years'. But far more original were her depictions of superbly athletic bodies soaring gracefully through the air and knifing effortlessly through the water. Riefenstahl applied certain devices characteristic of the new German photography- strong diagonals, tight croppings, and bird's-eye and worm's-eye views. No longer was the camera an earthbound witness; it took to the air and the water with the athletes" (William A. Ewing, The Body). Roth 96: ("These are such exquisite, such transcendentally beautiful images of athletes, that one almost forgets their context.")Berlin: Deutschen Verlag, (1937). Quarto, original cloth, original dust jacket, original glassine; custom box. With picture captions in English, German, Spanish, and French. A few spots to text block edge, cloth nearly pristine; dust jacket in superb condition with only a hint of edgewear; glassine with a few small chips and tears. Extremely rare in such fine condition - the nicest copy we've seen. Fine / Fine.

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        And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street

      The Vanguard Press 1937 - Very good in a very good dust jacket. Sixth Printing stated on the copyright page. This was Seuss's first children's book. Book has rubbing along the edges and at corners and spine ends; slight darkening at the edges; spine ends are bent; very good. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper. Rare dust jacket is in good condition. It has separated at the spine, the top 1/4 of the spine is missing, a missing piece at top of front. Some chipping at the edges and at corners; a small closed tear on the bottom of the front panel; and some minor foxing and darkening from age. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street

      New York: The Vanguard Press, 1937 - Sixth printing. Book very good, except for some wear and tear along edges, some staining on spine, previous owner's inscription on front free end page. DJ very good, except for a signifcant tear along spine and top of front such that front and back are very loosely connected, some paper missing at top of spine and top of front dj. DJ price reads "$1.50" on front flap. Book comes in specially made cloth slip cover. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1937 - 1937 Original Hardback Wisden,

      1937. This lot is an 1937 Original Hardback Wisden. In Very Good Condition. A great 37 as always seem rougher than the early 30s This book is very nice, it has had no restoration, the front board is good, slight fading to the cloth but nice shiny, original gilt, nice spine cloth with some fading to the lettering. Inside the the hinges are wonderful and the pastedowns very yellow, odd small mark, the pages are clean and crisp too ,just a mark to the bottom of the page block. It has a lovely photoplate , the rear cloth the the back board is a bit wrinkly.

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        Original Sketchbook of 90 Drawings

      1937 - Small Octavo. A 1937 eter Hurd sketch book of 90 drawings of which 20 are hand colored landscapes. Peter Hurd came into wide public acclaim in 1967 but his seminal work was in 1937 which occurred during his showing in New York. Here his travels through the West beginning with Mexico where he shows the street people, market day at Taxco, a siesta at Xochimilcho, into New Mexico, reaching up to Wyoming with scences not only of the landscapes for which he would later become best known but also including the Mullen Creek CCC Camp Centenial. All bound in an orange cloth book titled scribbler in black, cloth on spine loose. An early look at his sketches done while traveling.

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        Inventions and Their Management

      Scranton, Pennsylvania: International Textbook Company. 1937. First. First edition. Octavo. 733pp., with folding plate. Flexible dark red boards with rounded corners and gilt lettering on the spine and front board, lacking the original glassine dustwrapper. Near fine with some rubbing at the edge and offsetting of the bookplate. De Camp's first book Inscribed to science-fiction writer, scientist, and Conan fan John Drury Clark with his bookplate on the front pastedown: "Best regards to J.D.C. from L. Sprague de Camp." Clark was the first to assemble a timeline of Robert E. Howard's Conan stories, later editing the first collection editions from Gnome Press, while de Camp reconstructed several Conan stories from fragments left behind by Howard and penning additional tales as literary executor with Lin Carter. A nice association copy between science fiction writers and fans who did much to helped establish and preserve Howard's legendary barbarian. .

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        Folklore of Capitalism

      1937. First Edition . ARNOLD, Thurman. The Folklore of Capitalism. New Haven and London: Yale University Press and Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, 1937. Octavo, original red cloth gilt, original dust jacket. $1500.Scarce first edition of ArnoldÂ’s “exciting and stimulating” case for a revitalized American economic and political “creed,” the copy of New Deal economist Alan R. Sweezy.In 1930, Arnold joined the legal faculty at Yale, where he ""wrote two influential books, The Symbols of Government (1935) and The Folklore of Capitalism (1937), which catapulted him to the forefront of the national intellectual arena. In Symbols, Arnold argued that laws were not collections of immutable truths but rather mental representations of symbolic thinking. Arnold refashioned that argument and carried it a step further in Folklore, wherein he asserted that social progress was possible only through a pragmatic (rather than experimental) approach to government. Reassuring the nervous brokers on Wall Street that his was essentially a conservative diagnosis of America's economic and social ills were Arnold's assurances that there was no reason to root out capitalism; what civilization needed was fresh folklore for the common man and new vitalized myths."" Shortly after Folklore's publication Arnold was appointed assistant Attorney General. ""Many historians and commentators have referred to Arnold's tenure at Justice as the most effective of antitrust enforcement in U.S. history"" (ANB). ""Every reader will find it exciting and stimulatingÂ… No student of the theory of government can afford to ignore its novel approach to fundamental problems"" (LQR 54:603). NYU, 931. Ownership signature of economist Alan R. Sweezy, who in the 1930s helped establish Social Security and later worked at the Federal Reserve Board. Publisher's reply card laid in.Book fine with spine gilt bright. Original dust jacket with mild toning to spine and light edge-wear. A desirable and very nearly fine copy, with notable economic provenance.

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        QUATTROCENTISTERIA: HOW SANDRO BOTTICELLI SAW SIMONETTA IN THE SPRING

      New York: Golden Cross Press, 1937. No. 10 OF 175 COPIES, signed by the artist in the colophon. This wonderful Art Deco binding by American Belle McMurtry (1875-1959) shows the influence of the great French binders who trained her, especially that of Rose Adler. McMurty began her studies in San Franciso with Octavia Holden, founding director of the Bookbinder's Guild of California, before heading to France in 1919 to learn from Adler, Henri Noulhac, Adolphe Cuzin, and Emile Maylander. She returned to California to ply her trade, and there married W. R. K. Young, a collector who was one of the founding members of the Book Club of California. McMurtry was regarded as the dean of California bookbinders, and was a member of the Guild of Book Workers for 40 years. The designer, illustrator, and illuminator here also has San Francisco roots. Valenti Angelo (1897-1982) began illustrating books for San Francisco's Grabhorn Press in 1926, and went on to illustrate more than 250 works over the next 34 years for Grabhorn, the Limited Editions Club, and his own Golden Cross Press. A number of his productions were recognized among the 50 best-designed books of the year by the AIGA design association.. 315 x 212 mm. (12 3/8 x 8 1/4"). 21, [1] pp. No. 10 OF 175 COPIES, signed by the artist in the colophon. ANIMATED AND COLORFUL TAN CRUSHED MOROCCO, GILT AND INLAID, BY BELLE MCMURTRY (stamp-signed on rear doublure), both covers with three side-by-side panels, the middle being ziggurat-shaped and embellished with delicately gilt-tooled trees, clouds, grasses, and flowers incorporating inlays of red, pink, blue, yellow, brown, and ivory, this middle section flanked by panels with thick vertical gilt rules of varying lengths; raised bands, spine panels with further gilt decoration or titling, TAN MOROCCO DOUBLURES with gilt decoration similar to that on the covers, gold silk jacquard endleaves, leather hinges, all edges gilt. In the original (somewhat worn) padded velvet drop-back box. Paragraph marks and initials hand-painted in red, illuminated initial in title, printer's device in colophon, and four small wood engravings hand-colored with blue and burnished gold. A VERY FINE COPY of an unusual and unusually pleasing binding, clean, fresh, and bright inside and out. This wonderful Art Deco binding by American Belle McMurtry (1875-1959) shows the influence of the great French binders who trained her, especially that of Rose Adler. McMurty began her studies in San Franciso with Octavia Holden, founding director of the Bookbinder's Guild of California, before heading to France in 1919 to learn from Adler, Henri Noulhac, Adolphe Cuzin, and Emile Maylander. She returned to California to ply her trade, and there married W. R. K. Young, a collector who was one of the founding members of the Book Club of California. McMurtry was regarded as the dean of California bookbinders, and was a member of the Guild of Book Workers for 40 years. The designer, illustrator, and illuminator here also has San Francisco roots. Valenti Angelo (1897-1982) began illustrating books for San Francisco's Grabhorn Press in 1926, and went on to illustrate more than 250 works over the next 34 years for Grabhorn, the Limited Editions Club, and his own Golden Cross Press. A number of his productions were recognized among the 50 best-designed books of the year by the AIGA design association.

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        The Nonesuch Dickens: The Old Curiosity Shop

      The Nonesuch Press, 1937. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Phiz; George Cattermole. Bloomsbury, London: The Nonesuch Press, 1937. Limited edition, unnumbered of 877 copies. Hardcover. 593 pp. Very good, no jacket, as issued. Spine a bit sunned with light wear to the boards. Corners slightly bumped. Illustrations primarily by Phiz and George Cattermole.

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        Red Pony

      1937. First Edition . Signed. STEINBECK, John. The Red Pony. New York: Covici-Friede, 1937. Octavo, original pictorial beige cloth, uncut. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $7800.Signed limited first edition, number 567 of 699 copies signed by Steinbeck on the limitation page—this copy additionally signed and inscribed by Steinbeck on the title page: ""For Harald Baily from Steinbeck.""The three interconnected stories in this volume (a fourth was added in the 1945 edition) won praise on publication as ""pure goldÂ… all three of these stories have more depth, intensity and variety than one could possibly anticipate"" (New York Times Book Review). To biographer Jackson Benson, they ""act as a moral fulcrumÂ… These stories, with their child observer, examine the nature of life and of death and the relationship of the individual to the whole"" (True Adventures, 288). Issued simultaneously with an unrecorded lettered signed limited edition of somewhere between 26 and 52 copies. Without scarce glassine, slipcase. Goldstone & Payne A9a. Salinas Public Library, 27. Valentine 78. A fine copy.

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        L'amour fou

      - Gallimard, Paris 1937, 14x19cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una copia del servizio stampa. autografo prezioso firmato da André Breton a Benjamin Crémieux. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Précieux envoi autographe signé d'André Breton à Benjamin Crémieux. Dos restauré, petites déchirures et manques marginaux comblés sur les plats. Iconographie.  

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        This Year: Next Year.

      London: Faber and Faber, 1937.. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. Small Quarto, unpaginated. SIGNED by both artist and author in black ink to verso of front free endpaper; hand-numbered 100 of 100 copies. Brightly illustrated throughout with lithographs by Jones. In publisher's colour-illustrated cloth boards, with matching jacket and illustrated endpapers. Some light spotting to text and jacket. One large closed tear to jacket front cover, but otherwise un-chipped and un-faded. Near-fine. This charming book of children's verse made a name for the young illustrator Harold Jones (1904-1992), who went on to illustrate books by C. S. Lewis, Kathleen Lines and Lewis Carroll.

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        The Hobbit or There and Back Again.

      London: George Allen and Unwin, 1937 - Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in green morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, burgundy endpapers and original map endpapers bound in, edges gilt. With an elaborate onlay to both the front and back boards. A fine copy. Frontispiece and 9 other illustrations in black and white by the author. First edition, first impression, 1,500 copies published. Hammond & Anderson A3a. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        L'amour fou

      1937. Gallimard, Paris 1937, 14x19cm, broché. - Gallimard, Paris 1937, 14x19cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una copia del servizio stampa. autografo prezioso firmato da André Breton a Benjamin Crémieux. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Précieux envoi autographe signé d'André Breton à Benjamin Crémieux. Dos restauré, petites déchirures et manques marginaux comblés sur les plats. Iconographie.  

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1937 - 1937 Wisden Original Hardback

      1937. Hi, This lot is an Original 1937 Hardback Wisden . It is in very good condition, the era of 1933 to 1937 were not the best of hardbacks as Wisden swapped materials in 1933, it resulted in poorer quality Wisdens but I am pleased to say that this 1937 is far better than most for the year. The front and spine gilt is excellent for a poor year and the boards are very good, there are a few light marks mainly to the front but still nice boards. The pastedowns are fabulous and very yellow, the hinges are excellent and the internal pages are very clean. Some spotting to the page block else would be a 9. By far superior to many of the same year. Nice photoplate, Hard to find in good condition, this is not too far off excellent.

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