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        In Pictures: A Hollywood Satire

      New York: T.J. Maloney, (1937). Former owner's neat dated signature, card covers browned, else very close to fine in spiral-bound printed wrappers, housed in a bright, very good example of the photo-illustrated box, with a piece missing at the bottom edge of the front panel, and a split at the top. Still a very nice copy.. First Edition. Spiral-bound quarto in box. 48 gravure images of 1930s Hollywood, incorporating innovative design, photomontage, and exceptional gravure printing. (Auer 253).

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Tag der deutschen Kunst,

      . Diessen, Raumbild-Verlag Schönstein, 1937, Gebundene Ausgabe, Ganzleineneinband, 100 Bilder, mit Brille, Einband etwas fleckig, Innen aber sehr guter Zustand, Bilder vollständig und gut erhalten, nur Bild 83 fleckig, Zustand 2- (P134A).

      [Bookseller: Helmut Weitze Militärische Antiquitäten ]
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        THE CASE OF THE DANGEROUS DOWAGER (Presentation Copy of the First Edition)

      William Morrow, New York 1937 - Gardner, Erle Stanley. THE CASE OF THE DANGEROUS DOWAGER. New York: William Morrow, 1937. First Edition, first printing. A Near Fine copy (tiny bit of edge-wear else entirely unrubbed) in a Very Good ORIGINAL PRICED ($2.00) DUST JACKET. The jacket has some general wear and tear, a tiny stain to the top of the rear flap, and a few miscellaneous blemishes but a nicer example would be hard to find. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR in the year of publication: "To Tee/ who is tops -- /from one who is proud of her friendship/ Erle Stanley Gardner/ April 1937." Tee Rose, a young writer from San Francisco, became a lifelong friend of ESG and she always received his latest book in the mail immediately upon its publication. We have in stock quite a few of his presentation copies to her dating from 1934 to the early 1960s. THE CASE OF THE DANGEROUS DOWAGER is the tenth mystery in Gardner's Perry Mason series. Mason is hired to retrieve a spoiled granddaughter's gambling IOUs by a wealthy cigar-smoking dowager. A murder aboard a gambling ship is beyond the three-mile limit. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lakin & Marley Rare Books ABAA]
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      Paris: Gallimard, 1937. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1937, 14,5x21cm, broché. - First Edition, one of 230 numbered copies on Alfa paper. Autograph signed by the author. A tiny modern minor marginal tear on the front cover, bookplate pasted on the first guard. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 230 exemplaires numérotés sur alfa. Envoi autographe signé de André Malraux. Un minuscule accroc marginal sans gravité sur le premier plat, ex-libris moderne encollé sur la première garde.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Musiker-Stammbuch mit 53 eigenh. Eintragungen von u. a. Sergej Rachmaninoff, Lotte Lehmann, Leo Slezak und Erich Wolfgang Korngold.

      Meist Wien, 1931–1937. - 50 SS. auf 37 Bll. sowie auf beiden Vorsatzblättern. Ln. d. Zt. 8vo. Mit dreiseitigem Farbschnitt. Mit Eintragungen des Tenors Albert Seibert (1891–1978; dat. 14. III. 1932), Kammersänger Fritz Krenn (1887–1964; dat. Wien, 14. VI. 1936), Kammersänger Hermann Gallos (1886–1957), des Bassisten Alfred Muzzarelli (1890–1958), des Baßbaritons Viktor Madin (1876–1968, dat. Wien, 14. VI. 1936), des Tenors William Wernigk (1894–1973), der Sopranistin Adele Kern (1907–1980), der Sopranistin Jarmila Novotná (1907–1994), des Baritons Hermann Wiedemann (1879–1944, dat. Wien, 14. VI. 1934 od. 36), des Tenors Jussi Björling (1911–1960; auf alt montiertem Albumblatt), des Schauspielers Paul Hartmann (1889–1977), der Koloratursopranistin Margherita Perras (1908–1984; dat. 1936; auf alt montiertem Albumblatt), des Tenors Helge Rosvaenge (1897–1972; dat. 4. VII. 1937), des Schauspielers, Regisseurs und Theaterdirektors Franz Herterich (1877–1966; dat. 1937), des Tenors Max Lorenz (1901–1975; dat. Wien, 1936), des Bassisten Alexander Kipnis (1891–1978), der Sopranistin Hilde Konetzni (1905–1980), des Tenors Josef Kalenberg (1886–1962), des Bassisten Herbert Alsen (1906–1978; dat. 30. V. 1934), des Baßbaritons Alfred Jerger (1889–1976; dat. 5. VI. 1937), der Schauspielerin Leopoldine Konstantin (1890–1965; auf alt montiertem Zeitungsausschnitt mit einer Szene aus einem Film), der Sopranistin Anne Michalsky (1901 od. 1908–1986; dat. 1937), der Schauspielerin Else Wohlgemuth (1881–1972; dat. April 1937, auf alt montiertem Albumblatt), der Sopranistin Maria Nemeth (1897–1967; dat. 4. VII. 1937), der Sopranistin Elisabeth Rethberg (1894–1976; dat. 5. VII. 1937, mit alt montiertem Portrait (Zeitungsausschnitt)), des Baßbaritons Fred Destal (geb. um 1905; dat. Wien 1937), des Tenors Erich Zimmermann (1892–1968; dat. „Wien–Graz, 16. [?] V. 1934", mit alt montiertem Portrait (Zeitungsausschnitt)), der Mezzo-Sopranistin Rosette Anday (1903–1977), der Sopranistin Rose Pauly (1895–1975; dat. 1937), des Tenors Julius Pölzer (1901–1972), der Sopranistin Elisabeth Schumann (1885–1952; dat. 1937), der Sopranistin Margit Bokor (1905–1949; dat. Wien, 25. IX. 1937), der Sopranistin Wanda Achsel (1886–1977; dat. 1937), des Diri-genten Josef Krips (1902–1974; dat. Wien, 1937) sowie von Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897–1957; auf alt montiertem Albumblatt mit alten Tintenwischern und eh. Notenzeile, dat. 1937) und Leo Slezak (auf alt montierter Bildpostkarte mit einer Ansicht des Neuen Deutschen Theaters in Prag, dat. Prag, 26. VI. 1905).

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      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1937. No. 322 OF 970 COPIES of the Autograph Edition, volume I SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR n. Hardcover. An Unopened Set in the Original Oversized Dust Jackets. 232 x 156 mm (9 1/8 x 6 1/8").13 volumes. No. 322 OF 970 COPIES of the Autograph Edition, volume I SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Publisher's original cream-colored linen over gray-blue linen boards, covers with author's cipher in gilt, black spine label, top edges gilt, others edges untrimmed and UNOPENED, and IN THE UNCOMMON ORIGINAL OVERSIZED DUST JACKETS. Containing 12 frontispieces with tissue guards (volume XIII without frontispiece, as issued). Crane AA1, first issue. Faint browning to spines of a few of the dust jackets (this browning extending onto rear panel of one jacket), two jackets with some tears and wrinkling along the bottom fold-over flaps, minor rumpling and tears to jacket edges elsewhere, but still AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE SET, the unread volumes perfectly preserved, and the jackets with basically minor defects. Designed by Bruce Rogers, this is a remarkably well-preserved set, complete with the rarely seen dust jackets, of the collected works of eminent American novelist Willa Cather. After a youth lived on the Great Plains of Nebraska, Cather (1873-1947) had her first short story published in 1892 at age 19 and never looked back-except in the sense that her works dealt with the Nebraska she grew up in, the destruction of provincial life, and the fall of pioneer culture. Limning those themes, "O Pioneers!" and "My Antonia," respectively published in 1913 and 1917, are among her most popular and enduring novels. She won the 1923 Pulitzer Prize for her novel "One of Ours," which tells the story of a Nebraska man at the turn of the 20th century. And "Death Comes for the Archbishop (1927) is the work that is perhaps most studied, generally being included among the 100 best 20th century novels in English. Her body of work, written over an extended period of time, is impressive. Bruce Rogers (1870-1957) is among the greatest book designers of the 20th century. Rejecting modernism, he was known for his "classical" style of design, avoiding unbalanced arrangements and rarely using sans serif type faces, preferring dependable roman faces such as Caslon and his own Centaur. The oversized dust jackets have accomplished their intended purpose to the full here, completely sheltering these volumes from light, dust, and soil, preserving them in an absolutely immaculate state. Not surprisingly, these wrappers are rarely seen: since 1975, ABPC records 20 sales of this edition of collected works, but just three are in dust jackets. And the particular design of the jackets--where the paper folds over the top and bottom of the text block--makes them even more than usually susceptible to wear and tear.

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Fine Books and Mediev]
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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, together with and Through the Looking Glass With Illustrations by John Tenniel

      London: Macmillan and co., 1937 and 1919., 1937. Two volumes bound in one in an elegant full blue crushed morocco, gilt by Bayntun, with pictorial colour leather onlays depicting Alice with the Dodo to upper and Alice with the Red Queen to lower cover. A lovely fine binding although the contents have experienced some damp over the years and show some cockling/rippling. Nonetheless, a highly elaborate and attractive leather binding.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Our Wandering Continents

      Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd,, 1937. An Hypothesis of Continental Drifting. Octavo. Original dark red cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. With 48 maps and diagrams. Near contemporary gift inscription to front free endpaper. Boards gently splayed, head of spine slightly bumped, light crease to fore margin of first few leaves. An excellent copy in a likewise excellent jacket with toned spine and rear panel, lightly nicked and chipped extremities, minor loss to head of spine, and a short closed tear to top of front panel. First edition, first impression. The South African geologist Alexander Logie du Toit (1878?-1948) was an early supporter of the theory of continental drift proposed by Alfred Wegener (1880?-1930). However, du Toit differed from Wegener in terms of the number of supercontinents envisaged: Wegener suggested a single original continent (Pangaea) while du Toit instead proposed two continents (Laurasia and Gondwana).

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        The Birds of British Somaliland and the Gulf of Aden: Their Life Histories, Breeding Habits, and Eggs. Complete Set in Four Volumes

      London: Gurney and Jackson. Hardcover. Used: Very Good/Very Good. Thorburn, Archibald; Gronvold, Henrik. Volumes I and II, Gruney & Jackson,1937. Volumes III and IV, Oiver & Boyd, 1961. Twenty-eight color plates reproducing bird paintings by Archibald Thorburn and six color plates by Henrik Gronvold (five of eggs, one of new species. Twenty photographic plates, four folding maps, two of which are colored. The plates by Thorburn are exceptional and the only foreign birds painted by this artist. Quarto. Dust jacket of Volume I worn and wrinkled. Corners bumped, more severely in Volumes I and II. Still, a very good set in dust jackets.

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        ENTARTETE KUNST. Ausstellungsführer [und] Katalog 1937 Grosse Deutsche Kunstausstellung im Haus der Deutschen Kunst zu München, Ausstellung vom 18.7. bis 31.10.1937. Mit dem lose einliegenden Flugblatt als Hinweis zur Ausstellung in den Hofgarten-Arkaden: "Gequälte Leinwand - Seelische Verwesung - Krankhafte Phantasten - Geisteskranke Nichtskönner".

      [München], 1937,. 1. Auflage. ca. 20,7 x 15 cm, 21 x 15 cm, 87 Textseiten, 72 Tafelseiten im Offiziellen Ausstellungskatalog Haus der Kunst, Original Broschur und Original-Klammerheftung, Der Ausstellungsführer im Erstdruck auf dem schlechteren Papier (mit Gebrauchsspuren, handschriftliche Widmung auf der Innenseite des Vorderdeckels, zwei kleine Sammlerstempel), der Katalog Haus der Deutschen Kunst mit Gebrauchsspuren, das Faltblatt etwas knittrig. Seltene Dokumentation.. Altshuler p. 144 (mit Abbildung). - Bolliger 9, 701. - Claus, Entartete Kunst Abbildung Seite XXV. - Reed/Rifkind 421. - Rifkind I, 189 mit ganzseitiger Abbildung. - Spalek 251. - Brühl, Seite 93f. - Degenerate Art, The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany 1937. Katalog Neue Galerie, New York, 2014, siehe Seite 49 (Abbildung 11; 89 und Seite 216). - Roh, "Entartete Kunst" Reproduktion des gesamten Kataloges. - Lüttichau, Faksimile-Ausgabe, Köln, 1988. - Erster [!] Druck des "Ausstellungsführers", der zu den ungeheuerlichen Dokumenten der NS-Barbarei zählt. Zitat: "Was an Entartetem aufgespürt werden konnte, wurde konfisziert und nach München deportiert. Werke der Brücke, des Blauen Reiters, der Abstrakten und der sozial Anklagenden; allein 983 Werke beispielsweise aus der Hamburger Kunsthalle, 496 aus der Frankfurter Städel-Galerie, 900 aus der Düsseldorfer Kunstsammlung [...] insgesamt besuchten über 2 Millionen Menschen diese >Schreckenskammer< (Zitat aus: R. N. Ketterer, Dialoge, Band I, Seite 113). - Ca. 600 Gemälde, Skulpturen, Graphiken, Photographien, Bücher von ca. 118 Künstlern wurden ausgestellt. München, Räume der Gipsabgußsammlung des Archäologischen Instituts, Hofgarten-Arkaden, Galeriestraße 4, vom 19. Juli bis 30. September 1937 (verlängert bis 30. November) - hier mit dem seltenen Flugblatt, dass auf diese Ausstellung in München aufmerksam machte; von Februar 1938 bis April 1941 sind folgende Stationen (Stand 1988) bekannt: Berlin, Leipzig, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Frankfurt am Main, Wien, Salzburg, Stettin, Halle. Im Unterschied zur ersten Auflage weist die zweite Auflage einen veränderten Begleittext zu den Bildern auf Seite 21 auf: Hieß es ursprünglich: "Drei Kostproben von jüdischer Plastik und Malerei" und "die Juden heißen: Meidner, Freundlich und Haizmann", so steht da nach der Intervention Richard Haizmanns bei Göring: "Drei Kostproben entarteter Plastik und Malerei" und "Die Titel lauten: Selbstbildnis des Juden Meidner [...] Kopf von Haizmann". Auf der Seite 29 hieß es anstatt: "das Judengeschöpf wiegt [...]" danach "das Machwerk wiegt [...]. - Als Druckträger wurde für die zweite Auflage besseres Kunstdruckpapier gewählt. - Reprint des Kataloges auch in: Schuster, Peter-Klaus, Die Kunststadt München, 1988 siehe Seite 183 bis 216 (ebenfalls auch als lose Beilage der Reprint des Flugzettels).

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        No Innocent Abroad. Translated by Patrick Leigh Fermor

      London: Heinemann, 1937., 1937. FIRST UK EDITION. Crown octavo, pp.[viii]; 299; [i], blank. Hardback in dust-wrapper. Some foxing to edges and extremities, jacket toned, price-clipped with some chips and tears; very good. The author's debut novel and Patrick Leigh Fermor's first significant literary contribution. An important item, published under the more familiar title Forever Ulysses in the US. The Works of Patrick Leigh Fermor featured in The Guardian's 'Greatest Travel Book' Selection [2011]

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        GOLDEN BOY

      1937. ODETS, Clifford. GOLDEN BOY. NY: Random House, [1937]. Sm. 8vo., cloth in dust jacket. First Edition. Signed presentation from Odets on front endpaper, to actress Ruth Nelson: "For Ruth Nelson, from her friend, Clifford Odets." With some occasional, and interesting, pencil annotations in the text by Nelson. Basis for the 1939 movie of the same name, starring Barbara Stanwyck, William Holden, and Lee J. Cobb. Nelson had roles in several Odets plays, including the role of Belle Stark in the original 1938 production of "Rocket To The Moon" and as Dot in the original 1940 production of "Night Music." A nice association copy. Very Good; some browning & edgewear (very small chips) d/j. $750.00.

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books]
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        The Hobbit or There and Back Again

      George Allen & Unwin Ltd., London. 1937 - Very good in poor dust jacket. Slight spine lean. Tail quarter of spine and very bottom edges of boards are slightly discoloured where part of dust jacket spine has been missing and dust jacket has ridden up very slightly. Leaves slightly, evenly toned, as usual. First two leaves have a tiny dog ear crease to the very tip of the upper corner. No inscriptions. Very slight exposure of gutter at head betwixt pages 176/7.Front flap of dust jacket has become detached. Bottom quarter of dust jacket spine panel is missing. Chipped and nicked around edges and with a few tears - all as comprehensively pictured. Size: 12mo. 7 3/4". [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ryan O'Horne Books]
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        Le réveille-matin EDITION ORIGINALE Service de presse ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Grasset , 1937. Fine. Grasset , Paris 1937, 12x19cm, broché. - First edition, one of the review copies. Precious autograph dedication signed by the author Emmanuel Berl. Pleasant copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Paul Morand à Emmanuel Berl. Agréable exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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      Berlin: Volk und Reich Verlag, , 1937. Und seinem mitarbeiter Alfred Tritschler. Einleitung und beschriftung der bilder von Paul G. Ehrhardt. Quarto. Original japon parchment boards, impressed black lettering on spine and front cover, also embossed lettering on spine and front cover, black endpapers. With the dust jacket. Sepia photogravure plates throughout. Closed-tear across rear panel of jacket, spine sunned, a few nicks and chips. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing. Wolff and Tritschler ran the most successful image agency in Germany and this highly influential celebration of German industrialism, with 200 photogravure plates, is very much in the tradition of Renger-Patzch's Eisen und Stahl (1931).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Country Life Cookery Book (Wood Engravings By Eric Ravilious)

      The First UK printing published by Country Life in 1937.The BOOK is in VERY GOOD++ or better condition.Binding tight.The covers are clean with just a little rubbing to the lower edges.Mild pushing at the spine ends.Gilt titling bright but slightly dulled to the spine.A little toning and spotting to the text block as expected.Free from erasures,markings and inscriptions.The very scarce WRAPPER is in VERY GOOD+ condition.It is price-clipped.Toning to the spine with a little staining to the rear cover in places. Small closed tears to the spine folds with minor edge wear more-so at the upper spine.Wonderful woodcut engraving to the front cover (see images).The wrapper looks very attractive in the removable Brodart archival cover.'A cookery book especially written for country house hostesses by one of the foremost authorities on food.'.Stunning wood engravings as monthly chapter headers throughout by Eric Ravilious at his best! Very scarce to find in such collectible condition.A wonderful production.More images available on request. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact.

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        ANIMALS OF THE BIBLE. First Edition, First State of First Caldecott Medal Book 1938.

      Frederick F. Stokes, New York 1937 - A Very Good++ hardback First Edition, First Printing, First State with Lathrop's name misspelled "Lathop" on the spine of the book itself and on the spine of the Dust Jacket. Mild toning, and foxing endpapers and paste-down. No writing or other markings. Pictorial endpapers. Binding tight. In a Very Good+ Dust Jacket with chips, stain rear panel of Dust Jacket, mild scuff. Price intact on DJ flap ($2.00). No Medal or mention of Caldecott Award on Dust Jacket. 4to. 66 pp. The absence of a Medal on the Dust Jacket and no mention of the Caldecott Award indicates that this is the desirable First State of the Dust Jacket as the book was originally published in 1937, prior to the Caldecott Award announcement in the spring of 1938. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Hobbit or There and Back Again

      London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, , 1937. Octavo. Original green cloth, spine and covers blocked in black, top edge green, map endpapers printed in black and red. With the dust jacket. Housed in a custom box within an elaborate tan morocco-backed slipcase, with gilt lettering and leather onlays to the spine. Frontispiece and 9 full-page uncoloured illustrations after drawings by the author. Bookplate to first blank. Cloth a little faded to edges, otherwise a very good copy in a brighter than usual jacket that has some nicks to extremities, a touch of black ink at upper edge of front fold, and a little paper restoration to the top edge. First edition, first impression, first issue jacket with the hand-correction to "Dodgeson" on the rear inside flap. The first edition was published on 21 September 1937 and the first impression of 1,500 copies was sold out by December.

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        The Trial

      Knopf 1937 - A fine first US edition in a fine dust jacket. First American edition stated on the copyright page. Original price still on front flap of the jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's clamshell case. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1937. First edition, first printing. Original cloth in dustwrapper. A very good copy with some rubbing and discolouration to the blue cloth boards as is common with Hodder titles of this period. The contents are entirely complete with no loose or torn pages and no inscriptions or stamps. Complete with original nicked, rubbed and lightly chipped dustwrapper which is correctly priced 7/6 net to the spine. Rear panel a little marked and dusty to the white background. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        9 Bände der Sun Koh Reihe in Erstausgaben (ein Band in 2. Auflage).

      Bergmann, Leipzig 1937 - 1937-1939. Ln. (6 grüne und 3 blaue Leineneinbände). Einbände teils minimal berieben, Rücken teils geringf. verblichen, sehr gute Exemplare - Atlantis steigt auf (1938), Der fressende Kreis (1937), Die Krone der Khmer (1938), Die schwebende Burg (1937), Die Tarnkappe (1938), Kampf um die Sonnenstadt (1937, 2. Aufl.) Trommeln der Hölle (1939), Turm der Stürme (1938), 4000 Meter unterm Meeresspiegel (1939). 5100 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Un chapitre inédit de Claudine d'en va EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Pour les amis du docteur Lucien-Graux, 1937. Fine. Pour les amis du docteur Lucien-Graux, Paris 1937, 14,5x20,5cm, broché. - First edition printed in 60 copies, ours one of 10 numbered copies on bibliophile cream. Signed autograph Colette Edward Estaunié enriched signature of Dr. Lucien-Graux. In addition, this copy is enriched with an autograph ticket from the publisher, Dr. Lucien-Graux offering this copy the dedicatee. Pleasant copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée à 60 exemplaires, le nôtre un des 10 exemplaires numérotés sur bibliophile crème. Envoi autographe signé de Colette à Edouard Estaunié enrichi de la signature du docteur Lucien-Graux. En outre, notre exemplaire est enrichi d'un billet autographe de l'éditeur, le docteur Lucien-Graux, offrant cet exemplaire au dédicataire. Agréable exemplaire.

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        Clouds of Glory

      J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dustjacket. 1937. First Edition. 256 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. Noticeable foxing and or tanning throughout. Some internal hinge cracks. Ex-Libris plate on front paste down, stuck over subscription service plate. Mild wear to spine, edges and corners. Heavy sunning to spine. Noticeable soiling with various small *approx. 1cm) but frequent marks to the boards.

      [Bookseller: The World of Rare Books]
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        Organisationsbuch der NSDAP,

      . München, Zentralverlag, 1937. 4. Auflage, Gebundene Ausgabe, Ganzleineneinband, 592 Seiten, farbige Uniform- und Flaggentafeln, Einband an Kanten leicht berieben, auf Einbandrückseite wenige kleine Flecken, Zustand 2 (TG7).

      [Bookseller: Helmut Weitze Militärische Antiquitäten ]
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        On the interaction of elementary particles II [- IV]. 3 parts

      1937-38 1937 - First Japanese Physicist to Win the Nobel Prize in Physics Yukawa, Hideki (1907-81). (1) [with Shoichi Sakata] On the theory of the -disintegration and the allied phenomenon. Offprint from Proceedings of the Physico-Mathematical Society of Japan, 3rd series, 17 (1935). 467-479pp. Original printed wrappers. Presentation Copy, inscribed "With the compliments of the authors" on the front wrapper. (2) [with Sakata] On the theory of internal pair production. Offprint from Proceedings of the Physico-Mathematical Society of Japan, 3rd series, 17 (1835). 397-407pp. Original printed wrappers. Presentation Copy, inscribed "With the compliments of the authors" on the front wrapper. (3) On a possible interpretation of the penetrating component of the cosmic ray. Offprint from Proceedings of the Physico-Mathematical Society of Japan, 3rd series, 19 (1937). [1], 712-713pp. 271 x 195 mm. (4) [with Sakata, Taketani and Minoru Kobayasi] On the interaction of elementary particles II [-IV]. Parts II and IV are offprints from Proceedings of the Physico-Mathematical Society of Japan, 3rd series, 19 (1937) and 20 (1938); Part III is a mimeograph typescript bound similarly to the other two offprints. Original printed wrappers. Together 4 items in 6 parts. 260 x 188 mm. Spine of no. (4), Part III split at extremities, light vertical creasing. Light browning, but very good. First Editions, Offprint Issues; First Separate Edition (?) of no. (3), Part III. In October 1934 Yukawa, then a lecturer in physics at Osaka Imperial University, proposed a unified theory of nuclear forces in which a set of hypothetical particles&#151;now known as mesons&#151;was responsible for the force binding positively charged protons and neutral neutrons together in atomic nuclei. The following year Yukawa published his paper "On the interaction of elementary particles" (not offered here), in which he set forth his meson theory, calculated the mass of the proposed particle (about 200 times that of the electron) and suggested that these particles might be present in cosmic rays. In 1936 Anderson and Neddermeyer reported anomalous cosmic-ray tracks made by particles intermediate in mass between the electron and proton; their observations were confirmed in early 1937 by several other cloud-chamber groups. In June 1937 Oppenheimer, Serber and Stueckelbert sent letters to the Physical Review calling attention to Yukawa&#146;s meson theory, and from then on its success, and that of its author, was assured. In 1949 Yukawa received the Nobel Prize for physics for his prediction of the existence of the meson. Despite its later success Yukawa&#146;s meson theory attracted almost no attention in the two years following its announcement, largely because physicists were reluctant to accept the possibility of a new particle without direct observation confirmation. During this fallow period Yukawa published several joint papers with his student Shoichi Sakata on electromagnetic and nuclear phenomena. We are offering the first two of these joint papers in rare offprint form with even rarer presentation inscriptions. The paper on beta disintegration (no. [1] above]) is remarkable in that it contains the only other published reference to the meson prior to 1937. This paper includes "an important calculation of the inverse beta-decay process: the absorption of an orbital electron by a nucleus with the emission of a neutrino. [The paper] was noteworthy, not only because it was the first to call attention to a new effect but also because it was the first additional application of the meson theory [emphasis ours] and thus showed that Yukawa and Sakata had faith in it" (Dictionary of Scientific Biography [Supplement]). In 1936, heartened by Anderson and Neddermeyer&#146;s discovery of a new unidentified particle in cosmic rays, Yukawa returned to meson theory. (It should be noted that Anderson and Neddermeyer&#146;s particle, although widely assumed at the time to be the one predicted by Yukawa, is in fact a decay product of t [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        An Essay on Flecker

      Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran, 1937. First American Edition. Softcover. Very good. 4 pp, in stapled wrappers with light handling wear, a few tiny spots to front wrapper. Compliments slip from the Keeper, Department of Printed Books at the Bodlein Library, Oxford, laid in. According to O'Brien (A199), this essay was written in 1925 for publication in a periodical, but did not appear in print until 1937. The English edition published by Corvinus Press was limited to 30 copies, while "56 copies were printed to secure American copyright." It later appeared in Men in Print (1940). Lawrence met poet and British civil servant James Elroy Flecker and his wife in Lebanon in 1911. He visited them several times, and in 1913 worked with Flecker in smuggling some rifles from a British ship in Beruit harbor to the British consulate in Aleppo (Tabachnick, p. 58-59).

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        THE WHISPERING STATUE. Nancy Drew Mystery Series No. 14. [A Signed First Edition--Centerpiece of a Nancy Drew Collection].

      Grosset & Dunlap, New York 1937 - SIGNED BY MILDRED WIRT BENSON AKA CAROLYN KEENE ON TITLE PAGE without personalization. A Near Fine hardback First Edition First Printing with minimal cover edge wear, soil edges in a Very Good++ Dust Jacket with edges wear and short closed tears. Farah's Guide 1927B-1. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        THE WHISPERING STATUE Nancy Drew Mystery Series No 14 [A Signed First Edition--Centerpiece of a Nancy Drew Collection]

      New York:: Grosset & Dunlap,, 1937. First Edition. Near Fine. SIGNED BY MILDRED WIRT BENSON AKA CAROLYN KEENE ON TITLE PAGE without personalization. A Near Fine hardback First Edition First Printing with minimal cover edge wear, soil edges in a Very Good++ Dust Jacket with edges wear and short closed tears.

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        Georgica - Les Géorgiques de Virgile. Quatre livres en 2 portefeuilles (4 Bücher in zwei Mappen, four volumes in two folders)

      Paris Philippe Gonin + 1943 (acheve d'imprimer 21 mars 1950) 1937 - Zwei büttenpapierbezogene O-Halbpergamentmappen in jeweils einem büttenpapierbezogenem O-Schuber. Band I: Schuber, Titelblatt und 4 Blätter des Vorwortes im oberen Rand etwas stockfleckig. (4 Bl.), 174 Seiten, (6 Bl.). Band II: (6 Bl.), 154 Seiten, (5 Bl.) auf unbeschnittenem kräftigen Büttenpapier mit dem Maillol-Wasserzeichen hockender weiblicher Akt extra für diese Ausgabe angefertigt. Die beiden Mappen beinhalten den Text von Vergil in französischer und lateinischer Sprache und 122 O-Holzschnitte von Aristide Maillol, 4° (33,8 x 25,3 x 4,7 cm). Das erste Buch der Georgica behandelt den Ackerbau, das zweite den Obst- und Weinbau, das dritte die Viehzucht und das vierte die Imkerei. Zwischen den eigentlichen landwirtschaftlichen Themen werden jedoch zahlreiche Mythen erzählt und poetische Reflexionen eingeflochten. Dies verdeutlicht, dass Vergil weniger eine sachliche Belehrung anstrebte, sondern seine Dichtung die kulturelle renovatiodes des Augustus unterstützen sollte. So dient die idealisierende Schilderung des Bienenstaates als Gleichnis für dessen Herrschaft. Die Georgica gelten mit Recht als eine der herausragenden Dichtungen der antiken Literatur. --- Diese Ausgabe ist das Exemplar Nr. 579 von 750 gedruckten Exemplaren und das letzte Holzschnittwerk von Aristide Maillol! 0 gr.

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        To Have and Have Not

      Charles Scribner&#146;s Sons, New York 1937 - First Edition, First Printing with the publisher's "A" and seal printed on the copyright page. This First Issue dustjacket has the publisher's $2.50 printed price present with light chipping to the spine NOT effecting any lettering. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy with the ORIGINAL dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Vor Tids Konversations Leksikon. 10 vol set

      Copenhagen Aschehoug Dansk Forlag 1937. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Leather scuffed but binding firm. Pages browning First Edition Quarter leather hardback coloured boards 260mm x 180mm (10" x 7"). [7000pp.]. Numerous full page, and fold out colour plates plus many b/w photographs and drawings. 10 Volume set. In Danish. N.B.: Heavy set - shipping supplement applies - please ask for shipping quote stating country of destination. Published: 1937-8.

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        Qué Haces tú para Evitar Esto? Ayuda a Madrid. [Cartel original de la Guerra Civil Española.]

      Ministerio de Propaganda, s.l. (Madrid) 1937 - 39.5x27.5. Este cartel, uno de los más conocidos y clásicos de la batalla propagandística del gobierno republicano se publica también en formato mayor (80x56) y en francés y inglés. Es anónimo y aunque algunos lo han atribuido al cartelista Augusto Fernández, su bella simplicidad el juego entre el fotomontaje y la llamativa tipografía se acerca considerablemente más a los estilos de Josep Renau y Manuel Monleón. En sus clásicas contribuciones a la revista anarquista Estudios a principios de los años 30 ambos artistas se habían convertido en los maestros del fotomontaje en España, pero en sus carteles de la Guerra ninguno de estos artistas empleó mucho esta técnica (en realidad los fotomontajes representan una parte muy reducida de los carteles republicanos); Renau, en su exilio en la Alemania comunista seguiría esta linea, creo, casi a la exclusión de otras. Y hay un cartel que lleva la firma de Renau ('Pueblos de Levante! Los hijos, las madres y las compañeras de los héroes de Madrid. ' Renau MC1515 1936 SD Valencia PC Sbhac) que reproduce cada uno de los 3 elementos pictóricos de este imagen: la casa cortada en dos por las bombas (incluso parece la misma), la madre con el niño y los aviones en silueta. En todo caso, sea quien sea el autor, este y uno de los más icónicos e impactantes carteles de la Guerra. Muy buen ejemplar, con dos pequeñas faltas en el margen en la esquina izquierda superior (que no se acercan a la superficie impresa); marcas de chincheta en en margen en las cuatro esquinas; papel muy limpio, sin doblez. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 4 Euros.

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        College Verse. Volume Six, Number Seven

      The College Poetry Society of America, Laramie, Wyoming 1937 - Magazine. Stapled printed yellow wrappers. A little fading to the wrappers, else near fine. Includes the poem "Sacre de Printemps" by Thomas Lanier (Tennessee) Williams, announces Williams as a finalist for a poetry award, and also contains a statement by Robert Penn Warren about the prizes. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Further Stories From Lord Halifax's Ghost Book.

      London: Geoffrey Bles. 1937. London: Geoffrey Bles. 1937. First edition in rare first issue dustwrapper. Octavo, pp. xi, 171. Publisher's bright red cloth cover with gilt titles to spine and front, tail edge untrimmed. Cream paper dustjacket with red and black lettering. Neat ownership inscription in pen to fly leaf, otherwise the book is near pristine. Dustwrapper has some nicking to the head and tail edges plus some slight creasing, some tanning, especially to the spine. A fine copy.

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        Fish by Shaldach: Collected Etchings, Drawings and Water-Colors of Trout, Salmon and Other Game Fish. Introduction by former Governor of Pennsylvania Gifford Pinchot. Etchers Introduction by John Taylor Arms

      Philadelphia, New York, London: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1937. First edition, no. 289 of 1560 copies. Illustrated with 60 plates, 7 in color. 1 vols. 4to. Blue buckram, gilt stamped. Fine copy in original printed box. First edition, no. 289 of 1560 copies. Illustrated with 60 plates, 7 in color. 1 vols. 4to. From Dr. Edgar Burke to Eugene V. Connett. "To Eugene from Edgar Christmas1937" &#11;Derrydale Press founder Eugene V. Connett from his close friend and Derrydale author and artist Dr. Edgar Burke.&#11;A beautiful production of the Schaldach volume, in a wonderful association copy. Bruns S47; Ordeman p. 102

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        The Late George Apley: A Novel in the Form of a Memoir

      Little, Brown & Co. 1937 - First printing (cr: P date). With "Lovely Pearl" at top of p. 17 although the significance of that alleged point of issue is unclear. Blue cloth, gilt titles to spine and front board. Red topstain. Book very good with faint vertical streaks to a number of pages evidently caused by a malfunction on press and common to this title. Topstain shows some evidence of waterspotting. Inscribed by Marquand and dated 01/37 on a tipped-in leaf that has come unbound from ffep. DJ essentially whole but with a brown paper backing applied to reverse; evidently for preservation as it also shows evidence of waterstaining, small holes/wear at spine, esp front spine fold. Also age-discolored with several small surface tears to front panel. Price of $2.50 however is intact. Rare, both in first and signed. 354 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Addresses of the President of the United States on the Occasion of His Visit to South America, November & December 1936

      [Washington, D.C.]: United States Printing Office, 1937. First edition, one of 75 (but probably one of only 7 in this binding). 97, [3] pp. 4to. Bound in full light bown pigskin, with metallic plaque of the Seal of the United States inset into the upper cover, now with a fine patina, pigskin doublures and silk endpapers. Fine. In quarter leather and marbled boards pull off slipcase. First edition, one of 75 (but probably one of only 7 in this binding). 97, [3] pp. 4to. A sumptously produced White House Christmas book, commemorating FDR's nearly month-long diplomatic mission to promote "hemispheric solidarity" with South America. The book was issued in an uncertain, though undoubtedly strictly limited, number, with two issues--in full pigskin, as seen here, and half pigskin and marbled boards. The colophon calls for 75 copies, with the more desirable full pigskin binding scheduled to run to 50 copies for distribution to South American dignitaries and the half-leather isssue of a planned 25 copies reserved for FDR's personal use and distribution at the holidays. Documents at the Library at Hyde Park suggest that the full edition of 75 copies was not achieved (cf. Horowitz, "Carmichael Collection") and that as few as seven were ever bound in full pigskin - See more at:

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        On computable numbers, with an application to the Entscheidungsproblem' [with:] 'On computable numbers, with an application to the Entscheidungsproblem. A correction.' [in:] Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society, series 2, vols 42-3

      London, C.F. Hodgson and Son, [1936-] 1937 - Two vols, 8vo (253 x 165 mm), I pp 230-265 (the entire vol [iv] 559 [1, blank] with folding table); II pp 544-546 (the entire vol [iv] 546); fine, clean copies in contemporary or near-contemporary brown buckram, one corner slightly bumped, no institutional markings, slight discolouration to the loweer front cover of the second volume. £18,500First edition of the journal appearance (there was also a very rare offprint) of Turing's great paper, the conceptual foundation of modern computing. In this paper Turing proved that there were uncomputable numbers, in other words that there were existed mathematical problems that were unsolvable and therefore that mathematics was undecidable. In so doing he also established that the 'Turing machine' (a name coined by Church) would be able to compute all computable numbers.In 1928 David Hilbert had posed the Entscheidungsproblem, the outstanding problem of mathematical logic at the time. This asks whether there is an algorithm that can determine whether any given mathematical statement is true or not. 'Inspired by the human computer (i.e., the human engaged in computation), Turing described a notional machine that could read and write symbols along a segmented tape. The machine itself would be capable of assuming various internal states that, together with the input of a single symbol along the tape, could lead to a few primitive atomic actions. Based on the state and the current symbol, each configuration specifies a change (or not) of symbol, a move right or left, and a next state. Working under some straightforward assumptions about the finite and discrete nature of the machine, Turing was able to demonstrate the wide range of numbers (equivalently, the wide class of functions) that could be computed and, moreover, able to specify a single machine, the universal machine, that would be capable of simulating the computations of any such machine. Turing's characterization has come to be seen as a more compelling account of what it means to be effective, mechanical, or algorithmic than any of the various extensionally equivalent formulations offered by his contemporaries' (New Dictionary of Scientific Biography v 7 p 83).The Correction was published in order to remove some formal errors made in the first paper which had been spotted by the Swiss mathemtician Paul Bernays.Origins of Cyberspace 394; Tomash and Williams T61, T62

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        An important relic of the 1937 Hindenburg disaster, collected by the chief boatswain in charge of the mooring lines at Lakehurst?who was also a survivor of the Shenandoah

      [Lakehurst, NJ], [May 6, 1937]. 27". "A 27"" length of rope, recovered from the wreck of the Zeppelin airship, Hindenburg, after it crashed in Lakehurst, New Jersey on May 6, 1937. Expected wear.One theory behind the start of the blaze that so rapidly engulfed the Hindenburg, was that when the mooring ropes made contact with the ground, they completed a circuit allowing a buildup of positively charged ions to make ground which initiated a spark. However, this, like many theories surrounding the airship disaster, remain inconclusive to this day.The rope was recovered by Frederick J. ""Bull"" Tobin (1892-1978), one of the chief boatswains managing the mooring lines at Lakehurst, New Jersey when the Hindenburg caught fire and crashed to the ground in flames. Tobin became famous for ordering the fleeing ground crew back to their posts in order to assist the survivors. Twelve years earlier , Tobin survive the crash of the airship U.S.S. Shenandoah in southeastern Ohio. He had been asleep near the tail of the airship at the time, and managed to escape just as the rear section crashed to Earth (John Toland, The Great Dirigibles: Their Triumphs and Disasters, 1957, p. 140-141, 328)."

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        The fundamentals of Japanese Archery. Translated by William Reynolds Beal Acker. (With introduction in Japanese by Nasu Toshisuke).

      Kyoto, privately printed in handwritten form, 1937.. 23,4 x 16 cm. (4), XIII, (6) 84 pp. on rice paper. With some photographic and some coloured illustrations. Japanese style woodblock binding in pictorial wraps in the original paper box. Both laying in an Asian clothed case with bone clasps.. *Rare first and original edition (a printed version was published 1965 and is added here), "a rare work of art and literature, handwritten and illustrated, and bound in the traditional Japanese bookbinding style." (Leslee Williams 2011). Probably the first western book on Kyudo, only 12 copies are known in OCLC. - Paper box with hand written dedication label: "From W. Acker Smithisonian Bustitution Washington 25 DC". - The book is in very fine and fresh condition.

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        Hommage à Guanabara la superbe L'ambassade de France à Rio de Janeiro EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier

      Rio de Janeiro: S.n., 1937. Fine. S.n., Rio de Janeiro 1937, 31x42cm, broché. - Edition 870 numbered copies printed on fine paper, ours unjustified. Rich iconography. Trace and rare marginal minor pitting on the front cover, nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée à 870 exemplaires numérotés sur beau papier, le nôtre non justifié. Riche iconographie. Infimes et rares piqûres marginales sans gravité sur le premier plat, bel exemplaire.

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