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        Nuovo digesto italiano. Volumi 12 in tomi 13 Vol.I: A-AU; vol.II: AV-CAT; vol.III: CAU-CONTRA; vol.IV: CONTRAT-DIR; vol.V: DIS-FIL; vol.VI: FIN-INTEN; vol.VII: INTER-MAGG; vol.VIII: MAGI-OB; vol. IX: OC-POR; vol.X: POS-REB; vol.XI: REC-SEM; vol.XII.1: SEN-TAS; vol.XII.2: TAT-Z

      UTET, 1937. Copertine rigide telate.

      [Bookseller: Di Mano in Mano]
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        The Metamorphosis

      London: The Parton Press, 1937 - First English Edition. Aside from a touch of rubbing at the extremities, a fine copy in the original, very uncommon, unprinted, clear jacket (chipped). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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      William Morrow and Company, 1937., New York - First edition. Fine, bright, tight copy in lightly rubbed dust jacket. Perry Mason mystery. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Great Contemporaries

      London: Thornton Butterworth Ltd., 1937. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. This is an exceptional British first edition, first printing in dust jacket, perhaps the finest example we have offered. Great Contemporaries is Churchill's much-praised collection of insightful essays about 21 leading personalities of the day - including the likes of Lawrence, Shaw, and, most famously, Hitler. This copy is magnificent. The vivid orange dust jacket is unclipped, unusually clean, and highly complete, with only fractional loss to the flap and hinge corners. Spine presentation is excellent, with only barely discernible color shift between the faces and spine, a faint dark mark at the upper spine between title and author, and a tiny, barely perceptible moisture stain on the lower spine. The book beneath is nearly pristine. The blue cloth binding is flawlessly bright, tight, clean, and square with perfectly sharp corners, vivid gilt, and no appreciable wear. The contents are equally magnificent ? crisp and bright with no spotting and no previous ownership marks. Faint differential toning to the endpapers corresponds to the dust jacket flaps. The dust jacket is protected beneath a removable, archival quality clear cover. The character sketches herein offer remarkable portraits of both their subjects and the author. Churchill's piece about Hitler can be a shock to the modern ear, as it underscores his ability to write a balanced appraisal of his subject while expressing his earnest desire to avoid the war that he would fight with such ferocious resolve only a few years later. There is a reason this book is still in print today. It was written with what has been called "penetrating evaluation, humor, and understanding." Churchill's balanced and nuanced perspectives are a good model for many of today's more polemic writers. And naturally, in the course of sketching the character of his contemporaries Churchill necessarily reveals some of his own character and perspective. Churchill's portrait of T.E. Lawrence, published here just a few years before the Second World War, might well have been written about the author rather than by him: "The impression of the personality of Lawrence remains living and vivid upon the minds of his friends, and the sense of his loss is in no way dimmed among his countrymen. All feel the poorer that he has gone from us. In these days dangers and difficulties gather upon Britain and her Empire, and we are also conscious of a lack of outstanding figures with which to overcome them. Here was a man in whom there existed not only an immense capacity for service, but that touch of genius which everyone recognizes and no one can define." (Great Contemporaries, p.164) While some of the subjects of Churchill's sketches have receded into history, many remain well-known and all remain compellingly drawn. This is as engaging a read today as it was in 1937. Bibliographic Reference: Cohen A105.1.a, Woods/ICS A43(a.1), Langworth p.178

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        L'Évidence poétique.

      Paris; G. L. M., 1937. First edition. 14x9,5 cm. Unpaginated. (16) pp., including wrappers. Stapled. Front wrapper is slightly wavy. A fine copy. Housed in a green morocco box with gilt title on spine. The box is partly faded to brown. From the library of Swedish publishers Gerard and Peggy Bonnier. Éluard's essay ''Poetic Evidence'' was given as a lecture during the International Surrealist Exhibition at the New Burlington Galleries, 24th June, 1936. Inscribed by the author on front wrapper: ''à Stellan Mörner / très amical souvenir, / Paul Eluard''. Stellan Mörner (1896-1979), Swedish painter and member of the Halmstad Group, the foremost Swedish link to cubism and surrealism in the 20s and 30s. Mörner exhibited his works at the International Surrealist Exhibition in 1936 and says in his autobiography (Spegel mot mitt liv. Dagboksblad, 1969) that he during the exhibition mainly enjoyed the company of Roland Penrose, Herbert Read, and Paul Eluard and his wife.

      [Bookseller: Patrik Andersson Antikvariat]
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        A Book on Hackles for Fly Dressing. With an Introduction by W. Keith Rollo

      Privately printed, Newcastle Upon Tyne 1937 - One of approximately 40 copies. Portrait frontispiece and 4 photographic illustrations, together with 11 card mounts containing 164 sample hackles. 1 vols. 4to. Complete with the full set of 11 card mounts containing the 164 hackles described in the text, all in the original full leather folding box. A superior copy of a rare work. Hampton's Angling Bibliography p. 32 Text in blue morocco gilt, hackles in 11 captioned mounts, in original blue morocco folding box. Circular angling bookplate of F.W. Sims Portrait frontispiece and 4 photographic illustrations, together with 11 card mounts containing 164 sample hackles. 1 vols. 4to [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The D. A. Calls It Murder.

      New York: William Morrow and Company, 1937 - Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and front board red, top edge red. With the dust jacket. Light mark to front cover. An excellent, fresh copy in the jacket with slightly faded spine and short closed tear to head of spine. First edition, first printing. A superb presentation copy, "To Jean – who writes 'em for me. With love, Erle. December 1936," with Gardener's full signature at the bottom of the page. Agnes Jean Bethell, Gardner's second wife, was also his secretary and assistant for nearly fifty years; the two were married in 1968, less than two years before he died. Bethell began working for Gardner in 1923 when he was a partner in a Ventura law firm, following him when he left in 1933 to pursue writing full-time. She continued as his chief secretary, along with her sisters Peggy Downs and Ruth "Honey" Moore. The character of Della Street in Gardner's series of Perry Mason mystery novels was partly inspired by her. Laid-in is a card from the Erle Stanley Gardner Museum in Ventura, California. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        La carte surréaliste. Premiere Série [= alles Erschienene], vingt et une cartes.

      [Paris, éditées par Georges Hugnet, 1937]. 14,1 x 9,1 cm. Komplette Serie von 21 Postkarten, gedruckt auf graugrünem Papier. Erstausgabe. - Vollständige Reihe (wie fast immer ohne das Karton-Etui) der wohl wichtigsten Serie surrealistischer Postkarten, publiziert 1937 von Georges Hugnet. - Lt. F. Britsch u. P. Weiss in „Le avanguardie artistiche e la cartolina postale“ (Florenz 1989; S. 39ff. u. 121ff.) in nur 60 Exemplaren erschienen (ges. 360; je 60 Serien in sechs verschiedenen Farben). - Jede Karte rückseitig mit poststempelartigem Aufdruck „La carte surréaliste garantie“. - Die Karten (meist Photomontagen) von folgenden Künstlern: No 1: Marcel Duchamp: Ampoule contenant 50 c.c. d air de Paris; No 2: André Breton: Poème-Object; No 3: Max Ernst: Le Triomphe de l`Amour; No 4: Paul Eluard: On tue comme in respire; No 5: Dora Maar: 29, rue d Astorg; No 6: Joan Miró: Horaire; No 7: Salvador Dalí: La mélancholie gâteuse des chiens comme une vertigineuse descente en ski; No 8: Hans Bellmer: Deux demi-soeurs; No 9: Man Ray: Ce qui nous manque à tous; No 10:Yves Tanguy: Le marchand de sable; No 11: Oscar Dominguez: Ouverture; No 12: Hans Arp: Côté à ouvrir; No 13: Georges Hugnet: Au pied de la Lettre; No 14: Meret Oppenheim: Ma Gouvernante; No 15: René Magritte: La solution du rébus; No 16: Jacqueline Breton: Pont du semi-sommeil; No 17: Roland Penrose: La Terre en bouteille; No 18: Marcel Jean: Paris à vol d oiseau; No 19: Wolfgang Paalen: A l échelle du désir; No 20: Nusch Eluard: Bois des Iles; No 21: Pablo Picasso: Poisson s Avril. - Schönes Exemplar. - Ades 12.135; Bolliger V, 93 u. VII, 322; Dok.-Bibl. II, 160 u.a. („Sehr selten“). Versand D: 12,00 EUR La carte surrealiste. Premiere Série, vingt et une cartes, Künstlerkarten, Kunstkarten, Ansichtskarten, Postkarten, Surrealismus, Arp, Bellmer, Breton, Dali, Duchamp, Eluard, Ernst, Hugnet, Magritte, Miró, Oppenheim, Picasso, Ray, Tanguy

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Wolfgang Friebes]
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      D. Appleton-Century Company, New York 1937 - Original blue cloth stamped in gilt. Parenthetical (1) present on last page (406). Light rubbing to folds. Very minor chips along bottom of front panel and at the top of the spine. A few very shallow closed tears. Brief notation in ink along front flap - a comment regarding ghost stories I think. The dust jacket price is present. The spine of the jacket has tanned. Listed in Bleiler, who states "A landmark volume in supernatural fiction." Now housed in a drop-back box. From the Lawrence Solomon collection. Very scarce in jacket and even more so in this lovely condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: First Place Books]
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        The Hobbit

      George Allen & Unwin 1937 - The first edition, second impression. Contains the first appearance of four color illustrations. 2300 copies were printed, but 423 unbound copies were destroyed at the binder's during the 1940 Blitz bombing. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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      ORIGINAL HAND COLOURED IMAGE ON CELLULOID. Image is 6.6 x 4.5 inches. Mounted glazed and framed to give a full size of 13.1 x 10.8 inches. A rare original hand-painted sheet of Celluloid from Disney's first animated feature film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, showing Bashful. This cell was actually used in the filming process and is an original studio illustration. The image is mounted over a blue background with silver stars and with the character's name in black below the image. The black lettering is a little lost on the dark background but still readable. The colour image is in fine and bright condition, the colours still vibrant. The film was issued in 1937 but not many cells were released for commercial purposes over the following decades. This is one of a number that Disney released for sale during the 1970's. A label from the Disney offices states that this painting on celluloid was actually used in the filming and that only a very limited number have been placed on the market. The image is glazed using 99% UV protection Tru Vue Museum Glass. Fine condition.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Yun-Nan-Fou - La Ville des Nuages

      Paris, Société des Amis du Livre Moderne, MCMXXXVII (1937). - 1 volume in-4, 128 pp., feuillets libres sous couverture souple illustrée rempliée, chemise cartonnée sous emboîtage. Volume illustré de dessins in texte, de 12 bandeaux, 12 culs-de-lampe et de lettrines par l'auteur. Très frais et très propre intérieurement, très bon exemplaire. Préface de M. Albert Bodard, Ministre Plénipotentiaire de France. Tirage limité à 125 exemplaires sur Vélin de Rives filigrané. Exemplaire No VIII. Les illustrations ont été composées et gravées sur cuivre par Renée Jullien-Hellet, Grand-Prix de Rome de peinture. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: INDOSIAM RARE BOOKS]
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        Signature : a quadrimestrial of typography and graphic arts. No.6 July 1937.

      54pp + advs. Card Covers. Discreet stamp for Sidcup School of Art to bottom cover. An article by Graham Sutherland amongst others. Extensively illustrated including Sutherland, John Piper and Edward Bawden.

      [Bookseller: Michael Morris]
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        A Figure in Hiding

      Grosset & Dunlap, Inc., 1937 First Edition, First issue. A-1. First state is indicated by the "CE" in Outdoor Girl Ad. Fine in a near fine dust jacket, A very nice copy. Comes housed in a custom slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        Les saisons de l'esprit

      1937. Gallimard, Paris 1937, 12x19cm, broché. - Gallimard, Paris 1937, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur alfa, seuls grands papiers après 45 pur fil. Envoi autographe daté et signé d'Alain à son amie madame Texcier et ses filles : "... Chère soeur Aline, voici le choix de Monique, auquel elle rêvait depuis longtemps ; je suis sûr qu'il aura vos préférences et je vous envoie mes meilleures amitiés."  Agréable exemplaire.   [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur alfa, seuls grands papiers après 45 pur fil. Envoi autographe daté et signé d'Alain à son amie madame Texcier et ses filles : "... Chère soeur Aline, voici le choix de Monique, auquel elle rêvait depuis longtemps ; je suis sûr qu'il aura vos préférences et je vous envoie mes meilleures amitiés."  Agréable exemplaire.  

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Les Troupes Du Katanga & Les Campagnes d'Afrique 1914-1918. 2eme Volume: Mahenge. Pages de Gloire du Premier Régiment.

      Bruxelles, Etablissements Generaux d'Imprimerie, 1935 und Office de Publicité à Bruxelles, 1937. - Illustrierter Original-Kartoneinband, Groß-8°, 156 und 134 Seiten, mit zahlreichen photographische Abbildungen und Karten. Schöne, saubere Exemplare, Band 2 noch unaufgeschnitten. Mit handschr. Widmung von Muller (Autograph Muller) auf Titel des ersten Bandes. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Welwitschia Dr. Andreas Eckl]
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        The tale of the land of green ginger

      Arthur Barker Ltd, 1937. Hardcover. Good. 1937. First Edition. 143 pages. No dust jacket. Green cloth boards with black lettering and contains pictorial plates. Pages remain reasonably bright with moderate foxing to text block edge and throughout. Light cracking to hinges exposing netting but pages remain tight. Binding is firm with light corner bumping and markings to the boards. Spine is tanned with light edge wear and foxing.

      [Bookseller: The World of Rare Books]
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        Noodle (SIGNED)

      Frederick A. Stokes Company 1937 - Oblong tan cloth hardcover with black "Noodle" and orange and black illustration on front; no jacket, although the back flap is laid in with it's description of Leaf's "Robert Francis Weatherbee." Author's signature only on ffep. Good plus condition : light soiling and only very slight wear to binding; sparse light soiling to interior; a two-inch long tape peel inside front with some shadow of the missing tape on the opposite page; similarly in the back but the tape--a whitish cloth tape--is still there and about four inches long. New plastic protective jacket. "Third Printing" stated on copyright page. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Old Sage Bookshop]
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        Die Wappenbücher vom Arlberg. Erster Teil: Die drei Original-Handschriften von St. Christoph auf dem Arlberg aus den Jahren 1394 bis rund 1430. Bearbeitet von Otto Hupp. Lieferungen 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10.

      Auslieferung durch den Volksbund der deutschen sippenkundlichen Vereine, Berlin 1937-1943. - 4°, vom Buchbinder gefertigter fester Kartoneinband, 328 Seiten, farbige Abb., hinten eingebunden Deckel von Lieferung 1. Die Wappenbücher des Deutschen Mittelalters Band I. Wappen-ExLibris eines Heraldikers auf Deckel vorne innen, sonst sehr schöner Zustand, der Block wie neu. Eingebundener Deckel von Lieferung 1 hinten mit handschr. Notiz in Blei: "Zum besseren Studium habe ich die Hefte . [unles. etwas?] aufschneiden lassen. Der Abschnitt betrug 5 mm. Dies ist beim Binden zu berücksichtigen". Lose beiliegend die Deckel der 9 weiteren Lieferungen. Beiliegend zudem eine handschr. Postkarte des Otto Hupp (gelaufen am 22.8.1946 von Schleissheim nach München): Hupp schreibt dem Sammler Eduard Krafft: "Auf Ihre frdl. Nachfrage nach der Fortsetzung der Wappenbücher vom Arlberg, bedauere ich mitteilen zu müssen, daß noch nicht abzusehen ist, wann diese Arbeit wieder aufgenommen werden kann, weil die Druckerei sich von der Zerstörung noch nicht erholt hat. Hochachtungsvoll Otto Hupp, Schleissheim, den 21. Aug. 46" (minim randfalzig). Beiliegend zudem schönes handgezeichnetes Tusche-Vignetten-ExLibris wohl des Krafft (Initialen "EK"), gefertigt wohl nicht von Hupp. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cassiodor Antiquariat]
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      Culture Publications, Inc., Wilmington, DE 1937 - Octavo, single issue, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Includes the posthumous publication of the story "Murderer's Grog," a wild Bill Clanton story using the pseudonym Sam Walser. Light edge wear, reading crease, small chip to lower right corner, a very good copy. (19430) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Hobbit, 1st Edition, 2nd Impression

      George Allen and Unwin, London 1937 - Very good book and original dust jacket. No marks to covers, no lean, lovely book, Dust jacket has 2 inch paper loss to spine head, small loss to spine heel, but other very good. Jacket covers bright, with minor scuffing in places. Please ask for photos. Tolkien specialist. See all our Hobbits listed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Festival Art and Books]
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        Gunner's Dawn

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1937. First edition, no. 23 of 50 numbered Deluxe copies signed by Clark on the half-title and frontispiece. Hand-colored etched frontispiece, 14 plates in black and white, and 5 plates in color by Roland Clark. 1 vols. Small 4to. Original three quarter brown crushed morocco, gilt panelled spine with black leather lettering pieces, marbled sides and endpapers, t.e.g., others untrimmed, by James Macdonald. Repairs to head of spine and upper corners, small trace of insect damage to upper corners of text block. In half calf clamshell box. Clark, Roland. First edition, no. 23 of 50 numbered Deluxe copies signed by Clark on the half-title and frontispiece. Hand-colored etched frontispiece, 14 plates in black and white, and 5 plates in color by Roland Clark. 1 vols. Small 4to. Siegel 118; Frazier C-6-D; Biscotti p. 85

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Eigh. Notenzeile (4 Takte) mit kurzer Widmung in russischer Sprache und Unterschrift (kyrillisch) auf Karton in Postkartengröße.

      Moskau 14 5 [19]72 - Zitat aus der Ouvertüre zu seiner 1937 entstandenen und 1968 überarbeiteten Oper "Cola(s) Breugnon" (op.24). Mit eigh. Briefkuvert (dieses mit Sammlervermerken).

      [Bookseller: Wiener Antiquariat Ingo Nebehay GmbH]
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        The Passing Show

      London: My Garden,, 1937. A Garden Diary by an Amateur Gardener. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine in silver, top edge red, illustrated endpapers. Illustrations throughout by Howard Leigh. Free endpapers a little spotted. An exceptional copy in the bright, very slightly rubbed dust jacket. First edition, first impression, signed by the author on the front free endpaper: a collection of Johns's articles for the My Garden periodical, with a number of unpublished pieces and original illustrations by Leigh. Johns is best remembered as the author of the Biggles books, and this is his only book on gardening.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Exposés de M. C. Siegel (mai 1937) sur les nombres transcendants. Rédaction de Ch. Pisot.[ Manuscrit d'un élève de l'Ecole Normale Supérieure en 1937 ]

      1937. 1 cahier rel. pleine toile format in-8, 1937, 11 feuillets manuscrits suivis de qq. ff. ms. sur divers sujets Intéressant manuscrit d'une élève normalien (promo 1935). Le mathématicien Charles Pisot (1910-1984) était alors "caïman" (agrégé-préparateur) à l'Ecole Normale Supérieure. According to André Weil, Carl Siegel (1896-1981) was one of the first impressive mathematician he met. Bon état pour ces rare notes de cours manuscrites rédigées par un élève normalien (promo 1935) à la veille de la seconde guerre mondiale. Français

      [Bookseller: Librairie Du Cardinal]
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      Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., (1937). First edition. Fine in lightly edgeworn jacket. 318 pp. + 1 page ads for books by ERB, frontispiece and 6 full-page illustrations by John Coleman Burroughs; small 8vo, blue cloth stamped in red. In Grosset and Dunlap pictorial dustjacket with artwork by John Coleman Burroughs. Though Grosset & Dunlap did not publish a reprint of this title, they did buy the remainder stock from ERB, Inc. and produced a jacket with the same artwork as the original, but with the Grosset & Dunlap imprint at the foot of the spine. See Heins, Henry Hardy "A Golden Anniversary Bibliography of Edgar Rice Burroughs" page 140. Heins BSA-1a.

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        The Hobbit, First Ten Impressions with Original Jackets

      George Allen and Unwin, London 1937 - Also available with our finer 1st/1st Hobbit for £85,000 George Allen & Unwin. Perhaps the most unique offering to Tolkien book collectors ever: the first 10 impressions of The Hobbit, all with original matching jackets. (Unused previous impression jackets were often sold on the next impression in some cases. These are all matching impression books and jackets). While all ten may all be together in a private collection, this is the first time we are aware they have been available for sale as a single lot. It took more than ten years of painstaking effort to collect them all. The first edition alone could cost as much as this whole collection in near fine condition or signed. From time to time the individual impressions come up for sale with jackets, but even later impressions are nowrare with the original unrestored jackets. None of these jackets have any restoration and remain in the charming original state. It’s not always understood by new collectors the valueis more in the jackets than the book, as the jacket are more scarce due to wear, loss and handling. Each book and jacket impression is unique; different ads on the flap, prices, impressions and text changes and corrections. The condition of each also makes this a unique collection as we beleive these are the best condition example of each of the first ten printings as the jackets have been upgraded to better quality examples over time. These were children’s books and the jackets suffered wear and tear even when the books were new, but over the years the jackt paper has become brittle and delicate with age. Even with gentle handling they suffer furtherdamage each time with small chips falling off. Some have closed tears, tears to cover seams or detached and in section in some cases, but this isn’t evident in the protective mylar. All jackets havetattering to spine ends, some paper loss, chips and scuffs to varying degree.Some are better than others as the paper was changed. The early impressions have some paper loss inparticular, but this also makes them more affordable. Many have faded/darkening to the spine colours. All are good to very good, near fine in some cases. All original jackets with no restoration. We can offer a lightly restored jacket and 1st edition book with only conservation restoration for the 1st/1st Hobbit for an upcharge of £20,000. The books are in very good condition considering they are welllove and read often. Some have slight lean and gift inscriptions, some of the middleimpressions have "ghosting" on the book spine/covers where the white of the image is burnedon the spine/book cover from the sun. All are complete, bindings tight, noserious stains, marks or damage. Thesecomprise first and second editions, but are commonly refer to the overallimpression in printing order 1st thru 10th. Up to the 3rdedition 1966 is considered scarce so there are three more books to complete the2nd editions. However we stopped at 10 is a nice round number! These ten books are: 1937 1st Edition/ 1st Impression. 19371st/2nd. 1942 1st/3rd. 1946 1st/4th.1951 2nd Edition/ 1st impression, 5th overallimpression. 1954 2nd/2nd,6th. 1955 2nd/3rd, 7th. 1956 2nd4th,8th. 1957 2nd/5th, 9th and finally 19582nd/6th, 10 overall impression. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        IN PARENTHESIS seinnyessit e gledyf ym penn mameu

      Faber 1937 - First edition. Original buff cloth printed in blue on the spine, in grey printed dustwrapper. Author's presentation copy, inscribed on the title to Eric Gill's brother, Evan, "David Jones for Evan Gill July 29th 1964". With the author's corrections to the Welsh on the dedication page. A near fine copy with Gill's bookplate to the front pastedown, and a contemporary cutting tipped in to the front blank announcing this book as the winner of the Hawthornden prize, in a very good dustwrapper indeed which shows a little wear to the head of the spine but is generally clean and crisp. Three black and white plates, two reproductions of designs for etchings and one map, all by the author. The author's first book and most celebrated work, which takes the form of an epic prose poem set in the first world war, based on the author's own experiences in the trenches. It was ten years in the making and was eventually helped to publication by T.S. Eliot, who hailed the book as "a work of genius". It won the 1938 Hawthornden prize. "This work of a poet-painter has its every word chiselled out of experience, and it is probably the World War I monument most likely to survive." - Stephen Spender (review in the NY Times). David Jones began his long association with the Gill family in 1922, when he became an early pupil of Eric Gill and was briefly engaged to Gill's daughter, Petra, shortly afterwards. In Parenthesis was itself printed by Gill's printing firm Hague and Gill. Jones will have known Evan through Eric and helped him with his bibliography of his brother's work. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      William Morrow and Company, 1937., New York - First edition. Fine, bright copy in dust jacket lightly faded on the spine and with light professional restoration to the spine ends, corners, and extremities. Introduces Douglas Selby, the fighting District Attorney of Madison City. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Zeppelin - Kalender 1937

      Verlag von W. Spesemannin Stuttgart 1937 54 S., seltener Zeppelin-Kalender, Titelbild: \"\"Hindenburg\"\" über dem Werftgelände in Friedrichshafen, 23 x 16 cm gut erhalten (einige Seiten gering fleckig, ersten Seiten und Rückseite stärker fleckig) Versand D: 7,00 EUR

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        Geologie der Meere und Binnengewässer Band I bis Band VII/1 (7 Bände)

      - Autorisierter Nachdruck der Ausgabe Verlag Bornträger, Berlin, 1937-1944. Inhalt u.a.: Schmidt,Hermann - Vorgeschichtliche Grabhügel unter den Dünen der Insel Sylt. Blüthgen,Joachim - Tatsachen und Deutungen zur Geschichte des Skandik. Tapfer,Ernst - Meeresgeschichte der Kieler und Lübecker Bucht im Postglazial. Schütze,Hans - Morphologischer Beitrag zur Entstehung des Darß und Zingst (Ostsee). IV. 416, IV. 480, IV. 592, 272, 280, 272 und 115 S. gr.8. m. zahlr. Tafeln und Textabb.)mehrsprachig. Koeltz. Königstein. 1967. Mit Gebrauchsspuren/Used condition. Leinen/Hardcover. Sprache: deutsch/german. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Signature:a quadrimestrial of typography and graphic arts. No.5 March 1937

      56pp + advs. Card covers. Discreet stamp for Sidcup School of Art to bottom cover. Articles by Paul Nash and John Piper amongst others. Extensively illustrated including five bound-in lithographs by Barnett Freedman and Eric Ravilious.

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        Stikhi o Evrope [Poems about Europe].

      Paris: self-published 1937 - Octavo (17 x 11.2 cm). Original printed paper wrappers over blind wrappers, in the original glassine cover; 61, [1] pp. Signed and inscribed by the author to Pavel Tutkovskii. Old private inventory label to spine; private library stamps; else about very good. Antonin Ladinskii (1896-1961) was a Russian poet of the first wave of the emigration who fought in General Denikin's Volunteer Army during the Civil War. In Paris he later became one of the organizers of the “Union of Young Poets and Writers” and was personally close to Ivan Bunin. He developed a sudden interest in Socialism in the late 1930s, petitioned for re-entry into the Soviet Union, and returned to Moscow in 1955. Inscribed to Pavel Pavlovich Tutkovskii (1889-1959), a leading figure in the White Army who was evacuated with Vrangel's army and settled first in Yugoslavia, and later in Paris. KVK, OCLC show eleven copies. Scarce in the trade. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Reallexikon zur deutschen Kunstgeschichte. (RDK), Band I - IX in Original Einbanddecke, Band 10 in Lieferungen. Begonnen von Otto Schmitt, herausgegeben vom Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte Uni München.

      Stuttgart: Metzler; Stuttgart - München: Druckmüller (C.H. Beck) 1937 (- 2015) - Sehr guter Zustand. 9 Bände in Original Lw.-Einbanddecke (Lex. 8°) und 10 Einzellieferungen 109-118. Bd. 1: A - Baubetrieb/ Bd. 2: Bauer - Buchmalerei/ Bd. 3: Buchpult - Dill/ Bd. 4: Dinanderie - Elle/ Bd. 5: Email - Eselsritt/ Bd. 6: Eselsrücken - Farbe, Farbmittel/ Bd. 7: Farbe, Farbmittel - Fensterladen/ Bd. 8: Fensterrose - Firnis/ Bd. 9: Firstbekrönung - Flügelretabel; Lieferungen 109 - 118: Flussgott - Fussboden. Deutsch 20000g [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        3 autograph letters signed ("Cecil"). Various places, 1937 to 1963.

      1937. (Large) 4to. Altogether (1½+2+2=) 5½ pp. on 4 ff. With one autogr. envelope. To the American film director George Cukor (1899-1983) whom Beaton met in the 1930s, and most famously worked with him on the 1964 musical "My Fair Lady" for which Beaton won an Academy Award for Best Art Direction and Costume Design. The earliest letter to Cukor reveals Beaton's desire to work in Hollywood and even gives a short resume of his theatrical work; the latest letter to Cukor is written at the end of Beaton's work on "My Fair Lady", and references the trouble on the set: "My contract expires next Friday. I am hoping that Mrs. Higgins' set will be finished in a very few days. Is there anything else you would like me to do as I am quite anxious to get back to where I belong - particularly in view of the unhappiness of the last weeks. I would like to thank you for all the brunches & entertainment at your house & for the many kindnesses you showed me until things went wrong between us [...]". - From the Estate of Charles Williamson and Tucker Fleming. - Each letter on stationery with printed letterhead, including one by Warner Bros.

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        1800-And All That.

      London: The St. Catherine Press, , 1937. Drinks ancient and modern. Small octavo. Original black leather, titles to spine gilt. Corners and ends of spine lightly rubbed, ink stamp stating "Presentation Copy" to front endpaper and half title. First edition, first impression. A follow up to Fleury's successful 1700 Cocktails From the Man Behind the Bar.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        1800-And All That. Drinks ancient and modern.

      London: The St. Catherine Press, 1937 - Small octavo. Original black leather, titles to spine gilt. Corners and ends of spine lightly rubbed, ink stamp stating "Presentation Copy" to front endpaper and half title. First edition, first impression. A follow up to Fleury's successful 1700 Cocktails From the Man Behind the Bar. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        3 autograph letters signed and 2 autogr. postcards signed ("Oskar Kokoschka", "O. Kokoschka", "OK", or "Oskar"). Prague, Rome, Paris and London, 8. V. 1937 to 15. IV. 1943.

      1937. 11 pp. on 3 double sheets (small 4to), and 2 pp. one 1 f. (oblong 8vo), 1 single page on 1 f. (oblong small 4to), and the 2 cards. Comprehensive letters (written in German or English) to art dealer Israel Ber Neumann (1887-1961) in New York City, reporting from travels to Italy, France and North Africa, and especially about some ideas for exhibiting in America, and the impending loss of his pictures which were shown in German museums: "[...] I hav[e] success here, true, but I always had it my life long even when it was success only amongst a small crowd of juvenile enthusiasts among w[h]ich you were one of the outstanding figures in my memory of the past [...] Recently I finished a portrait of Mr. Maisky, the Soviet Ambassador of London. I think it to be one of my best works in the near past and would like to have it invited by the Museum of Modern Art, New York. You would oblige me in talking it over with Dr. Barr, the nice Director of the Museum. Nearly 40'000 people saw the collection referred above here in London, many more will see my painting in the country where it will be send around. Some people [say] it is the painting of this war. History will judge! [...]" (London, 15. IV. 1943). - Unpublished in: Olda Kokoschka and Heinz Spielmann (eds.). Letters. III. 1934-1953. Düsseldorf 1986.

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        The Hobbit

      First UK edition. First Published 1937 stated on copyright page. Spine slightly faded, book has very mild shelf-cocking, previous owner's name and date on front free end paper. No dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made slipcase.

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        Background to Danger

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First American edition. 280 pp. Original orange cloth with crimson-brown zigzag pattern. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with a small area of sticker-damage near head, chipping to tail, wear along edges, faint laminate scratch to front panel, price intact ($2.00 net). Top edge slightly rubbed, typical offsetting to gutters. An uncommonly nice copy of Ambler's second novel, originally titled Uncommon Danger, the basis of the 1943 film noir directed by Raoul Walsh.

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        Les Mains Libres. Dessins illustrés par les poèmes de Paul Eluard.

      Paris Editions Jeanne Bucher 1937Plein vélin blanc moderne, reliure bradel. Edition tiré à 675 exemplaires, celui-ci numéroté sur Chester vergé, second papier après 25 Japon. 68 illustrations à pleine page reproduits au cliché d'après les dessins de Man Ray. Edition originale de ce recueil de poésies, où textes et gravures se répondent. Les poèmes d'Eluard illustrent les dessins de Man Ray, parmi lesquels une série de portraits des auteurs, de Nush, épouse d'Eluard, de Picasso, d'André Breton ainsi que le célèbre portrait fantastique de Sade embastillé. Bel exemplaire. photographies et détails à la demande.

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        L'espoir -

      Gallimard 1937 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-12. 365 pp. Sous boitier cartonné avec titre doré. Reliure plein basane gris, anthracite et rouge. Dos lisse muet. Tête dorée. Couverture et dos conservés. Reliure signée Sün EVRARD. Coupe du second plat un peu salie. Intérieur très frais. Très belle reliure décorative. EDITION ORIGINALE. Exemplaire hors commerce marqué Q. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Years

      The First UK Printing published by the Hogarth Press in 1937. Publisher's green cloth which is lettered in gilt. The BOOK is in near FINE condition. Free from inscriptions, erasures and markings. A little pushing at the lower spine end.Text block is lightly toned.Mild offsetting and the occasional spot to the prelims.The WRAPPER is complete and is in near Fine or better condition. Tiny slither of loss at the upper spine end.The spine is only very slightly toned which is extremely scarce.A few small closed tears on the spine have also been repaired professionally with Japanese paper.These are barely visible on the front of the wrapper spine.The Vanessa Bell designed wrapper looks very attractive in the removable Brodart archival cover. A highly collectible copy.

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      Second Impression, printed September 1937, the same month as the First. 8vo, (8.6 x 6.8 inches). Inscribed by Churchill in black ink on the front free endpaper. The recipients name has been erased from the page but the rest " from Winston S. Churchill, December 1937" is clear. The book was not officially published until 4th October 1937, but in a letter to Eddie Marsh, Churchill's Private Secretary and trusted Advisor, Churchill noted that by 11th October 1937 the publishers were already planning a third edition as the second edition was nearly sold out. On the front paste-down endpaper is a previous owners name "V****** S****. W.R.N.S. B.S" and a stamp reading "Officers Mess. Not to be Taken away". A clean and tidy copy in the Publishers original blue cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Cloth a little rubbed and bumped and just a hint of fading to the spine but overall a very copy of this interesting work from Churchill, writing on many famous, and infamous, people of the day including Hitler, George Bernard Shaw, Lawrence of Arabia, Leon Trotsky and King George V. Illustrated with portraits of all 21 subjects. .

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        Eigenh. Postkarte mit U. Mödling, 16. IX. 1937.

      1937. 1 S. Qu.-8vo. Mit eh. Adresse. An Kapellmeister Rudolf Weirich: "[...] ich bin sehr froh, daß Sie die Frage der 'Sonntags'-Aufteilung bereits ins Rollen gebracht haben. Ich wollte schon anfangen u. hätte natürlich auch den Vorschlag gemacht, einfach mit irgend einer Ordnung (oder der vom vorigen Jahr) neu zu beginnen. Ich bin also durchaus mit dem gemachten Vorschlag einverstanden u. nehme die damit gegebene Reihenfolge - falls nicht noch andere Nachricht kommen sollte - zur Kenntnis. Also steigen wir wieder in die Sache hinein. Die lange Reise hat gut gethan. Ich hoffe, daß auch Sie zum vollen Genuß dieses Aufatmens gekommen sind u. mit den Ihren einen schönen Sommer verbracht haben [...]". - Webern war seit 1930 Lektor und Fachberater beim österreichischen Rundfunk.

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