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        Tag der deutschen Kunst,

      . Diessen, Raumbild-Verlag Schönstein, 1937, Gebundene Ausgabe, Ganzleineneinband, 100 Bilder, mit Brille, Einband stärker fingerfleckig, Prägung abgeblättert, Schrift anscheinend mit Stift nachgezogen, Brillenfach gebrochen, Seiten und Bilder aber gut, Zustand 3 (P82).

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        A Winter Firework / by Villiers David ; with Decorations by Osbert Lancaster

      London : the Author, 1937, Hardback, Limited EditionFine copy in the original gilt-blocked quarter-vellum over boards. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Publishers compliments slip loosely inserted ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 20 pages; Physical desc. : 20 p. ; 19 cm. Limited edition: No. 124 of 150 copies. Subject: Golden Cockerel Press --Short stories, English --20th century

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        Posters. With notes by E. McKnight Kauffer and a Foreword by Aldous Huxley.

      . New York: The Museum of Modern Art 1937. With 9 plates in b/w. 21 p..

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        Archiv für Buchbinderei / Zeitschrift für Einbandkunst und Einbandforschung XXXVII.Jahrgang 1937

      Halle / Saale, Verlag Wilhelm Knapp, 1937.. . Vollständige Ausgabe, geheftet auf drei Bünde, ohne Einband, im Format 21 x 28,6 cm. 97 Seiten, mit vielen Foto-Abbildungen auf Kunstdruckpapier, u.a.: kunstgewerbliche Arbeiten der Kunsthandwerkerschule der Stadt Leipzig, Abteilung Papierverarbeitung / Einbände mit NS-Emblemen / Arbeiten aus der Fachschule von Otto Dorfner-Weimar (Fotos: U.Braune/Weimar) / Urkundenrolle / Pergament-Schreibmappen mit Bronzeplaketten / Gästebuch der Buchbinder-Innung Stuttgart / Schmuckkasten in Maroquinleder mit Handvergoldung / Gästebuch der Ordensburg Vogelsang (Ganzmaroquin-Band mit Hakenkreuz in Silberblech, Seidenspiegel und Ganzgoldschnitt) / Totenbuch der Bonner Friseur-Innung (von Buchbindermeister Hans Hennemann / Bonn) / Prachteinbände von Adolf Hitler "Mein Kampf" / Meisterarbeiten aus der Kunsthandwerkerschule Hannover, Fachschule für alle Gebiete der Buchbinderei, Leiter: Heinrich Engel M.D.E / Arbeiten aus der Schule der Reichshauptstadt Berlin für das graphische Gewerbe (Lehrer: Otto Gurbat) / Modell des Neubaus des Deutschen Buchmuseums in Leipzig / Das Goldene Buch der Stadt Leipzig (ausführlich beschrieben) / Urkunde zur Eröffnung der Reichsautobahnen (Ganzleder-Urkundenmappe, Ausführung: Otto Fratzscher / Offenbach a.M.) / Bucheinbände von Emil Kretz / Basel. - Aus dem Inhalt: Hans Boller: 200 Jahre Buchbinderinnung zu Halle (Saale) -Otto Dorfner: Die Gestaltung einfacher Einbände - Ferdinand Eichler: Vorbereitung zu einem Atlas der Lederschnittbände - Heinrich Endres: Adolf Rheins Geschichte des Erfurter Buchbinderhandwerks / Die Würzburger Buchbinderordnung in der Fassung vom 1.März 1682 / Otto Fröde: Plastische Verzierungsmöglichkeiten des Buchbinders - Otto Gurbat: Der Linolschnitt für und Plastische Verzierungstechnik am Bucheinband - Hellmuth Hellwig: Über Einwände zu Schedels "Liber Chronicarum" von 1493 - Georg Hoedt: Der Einwand der Hafiz-Handschrift der Staats- und Universitäts-Bibliothek zu Königsberg / Königsberger Künstler des Bucheinbandes in der Blütezeit unter Herzog Albrecht / Max Joseph Husung: Programmatisches und Kritisches zu einem Atlas bzw. Korpus der Lederschnittbände des Mittelalters - Fritz Juntke: Thomas Rockstedt, ein hallischer Buchbinder des 16. Jahrhunderts - Gustav Keilig: Zehn neue Einbände der Münchner Tagesfachschule für Buchbinder / Von Büchern und Einbänden, insbesondere von Gästebüchern - Erhard Klette: Zur Lage der Kunstbuchbinderei / 10 Jahre Bucheinband-Katalogisierung in den deutschen und österreichischen Bibliotheken - Fritz Krinitz: Der Bucheinband in unserer Zeit - Karl Lohse: Bilder und Karten in Druckwerken und ihre Unterbringung - Heinrich Lüers: Die Fadenheftmaschine / Zur Geschichte der Technik des Bucheinbandes / Die Grundlagen der Meisterprüfung - Miquel y Planas, R.: Die Entwicklung der spanischen Einbandkunst - Adolf Rhein: Buchbinderplage in Versen aus alter Zeit - Wilhelm Schaefer: Wenn ich Bibliophile wäre! - Heinrich Schreiber: Buchmalereien auf Einbänden / Buchproduktion und Einband / Einbände unter dem Hammer - Charl. Steinbrucker: Die Ausstellung "Das schöpferische Buchbinderhandwerk" in Berlin / Schwedische Bucheinbände - Werner Weber: Der Einband, das Gesicht des Buches - Umschau und neue Nachrichten (Ausstellung "Gebt mir vier Jahre Zeit!", Berlin / Ausstellung "Vorbildliches Buchschaffen"/Berlin / George A. Baer in Zürich - Beirat für Kultur und Technik im Buchbinderhandwerk - Bernstein-Bucheinband - Buchbinder-Kalender 1937 -Buchbinderei des "Lettehauses"/Berlin / Bugra-Maschinenmesse / Deutscher Buchgewerbeverein - Deutsches Ledermuseum - Bibliographie der Buchbindereiliteratur 1924-1932 von Herbst / Kauft Fachbücher! / Messeausstellungen des deutschen Handwerks Leipzig / Mutermesse Leipzig Frühjahr 1937 / Werkzeichen für Buchbinderei von Wiese -Verzeichnis der Abbildungen - Erstausgabe, EA, erste Auflage in guter Erhaltung, Buchblock unbeschnitten

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        China Architects and Builders Compendium - Twelfth (12th) Issue

      Shanghai, China North-China Daily News & Herald Limited 1937. 199 pages. Index. Printed upon semi-glossy stock. Three one-page frontispiece illustrations feature the Young Brothers Banking Corporation Building on Kiangse Road, The New Bank of China Building (the Bund), and a new apartment building on Avenue Joffre, for R.M. Joseph, Esq. Provides an exceptionally informative shapshot of the state of Shanghai's building trade in 1937. Topics include: New buildings for 1936; Cadastral offices; Land values; Land Registration; Compulsory Surrender of Land; Consular Fees; Rates, Taxes and Fees; Water supply; Electricty supply; Telephone service; Gas supply; Weather diagrams 1934/35/36; Building rules; Professional charges; Fire insurance association; Land regulations; Land and buildings in Shanghai. The second section provides technical information, costs and price lists on: Weights and measures; Prices of materials, labour, etc.; Contract prices of materials in 1937; Data for estimating cost of buildings; Ancient lights; Damage to adjoining buildings; Timbers commonly used in Shanghai; Shrinkage of interior woodwork; Lift data; Sewage disposal in Shanghai; Artesian or deep wells; Aluminum. Section III provides a directory of Shanghai architects, and section IV provides twenty glorious pages of vintage ads for firms offering building materials, engineering services, etc. Prior owner's hand-written details upon back free endpaper. Small vintage bookshop label inside front board. Small number stamped at bottom of half-title page. Moderate wear to orange cloth-covered boards which feature attractive gilt lettering upon front board. Sunning to spine. Binding sound. A sound copy of this magnificent historical record. First Edition Hardcover 4to - over 9?" - 12" tall; First Edition. Good

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        An American Angler in Australia

      Hodder and Stoughton, London n.d. [1937] - Hardback, 160mm x 240mm tall (6.25" x 9.5" approx.). Pp vii, 115 + a sepia photograph frontispiece plate and 35 b/w photos on single-sided plate leaves. The neat signature of a previous owner, one R.F. Roberts, to the front free endpaper; minor rubs to head & tail of spine cloth, and endpapers toned, otherwise almost fine, in the original dark-blue cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title/light-blue endpapers. Size: Lge 8vo. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Contes Polypheme.

      . Poemes Inacheves. Paris: L'Edition d'Art H. Piazza 1937. Farveillustr. af William Fel. 211 s. Opl. 2200 numr. ekspl. Indb. ubesk. med o.o. og guldsnit i smukt priv. hlvldr. Ryggen dekoreret i guld og farver. Bindet sign. Rigmor Birkedal Kragh. (Bind 3 af "AEuvres d'Albert Samain"). Colour illustrations by William Fel. Uncut copy bound with orig. wrapper in very nice halfleather with topedge gilt. Spine decorated in gold and colours. (Rigmor Birkedal Kragh). (Vol. 3 of "Oeuvres d'Albert Samain"). * Et af 2050 ekspl. pa / One of 2050 copies on "beau velin Chiffon"..

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        Verve Revue Artistique et Litteraire... 1re Annee No 1 December 1937

      Teriade E 1937. 1937, VG. In soft pictorial covers, title along edge of top cover, none to spine. Internally, order sheet tipped onto 1st leaf, [6], 7-112, [15] includes 19 pull page col and 43 B&W illustrations, works by Goichard, Marisse and others.

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        THE NONESUCH DICKENS. Retrospectus and Prospectus.

      . The Nonesuch Press, Bloomsbury 1937. Illustr. 115 s. Orig. hellrd. Indlagt i kassette. Publisher's cloth, in publisher's box..

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        [Screenplay]: The Prince and the Pauper

      Warner Brothers. [1937]. Screenplay. Narrow folio. 104pp. Bradbound at the top edge with textured printed wrappers stamped "Spanish" in the lower right corner and "664" several times. Very good, lacking rear wrap with moderate wear at the extremities. A post-production screenplay used for the preparation of the Spanish-language release of the 1937 film starring Errol Flynn and Claude Raines. Each page of the screenplay presents the dialogue in English followed by the Spanish translation in red type underneath, and check marks next to each line as they were completed. An unusual format for a post-production screenplay. .

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        [Photo Album]: 1937 Touring Photo Album of Mexico and Central America

      Mexico and Central America. 1937. Octavo. Black leather spiral photo album measuring 9.5" x 7.5". An assortment of 147 sepia toned photographs measuring 3" x 5" and affixed to stiff black paper. Very good with curling on the boards, rubbing, and tiny tears. Most of the 147 photographs were taken during a trip through Mexico and Central America. Depicted are the sights of Latin America, palm trees, sombreros, mountains, a tented bizarre, and a hike through a rain forest. The tour participants can be seen in fedoras posing with locals and enjoying the atmosphere. One photo shows a group of local children hanging a large lizard upside down, which apparently was extremely hilarious based on their facial expressions, not so much for the reptile. Additionally, there are 21 non-trip related photos and postcards from places in Arkansas and North Carolina toward the rear of the album. An interesting accumulation of trip photographs documenting 1930s Latin America. .

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        The Kaiser on Trial

      THE GREYSTONE PRESS 1937 - Signed by Viereck. "with graditude for your sportsmanship and admiration for your intellectual courage- Blank for the godfather of this book. James W. blank by its humble father. George Sylvester viereck. New york 1937. This is one of the two first copies bound by hand and sent by airplane from Virginia state where the book was printed." Married dust jacket with general shelf wear, creased edges, small chips/tears at corners, age-toned, 2" tear/hole in rear cover, small hole in spine, worn extremities, the underside of the jacket is slightly soiled, $3.50 price on dust jacket. Book has light wear, small bookplate on inner front cover, lightly age-toned endpages, good binding, no markings in the book, clean. DATE PUBLISHED: 1937 EDITION: FIRST ED 514 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        They Came Like Swallows

      New York: Harper and Brothers. 1937. Early reprint. Boards soiled, a sound, good plus copy in a very good plus dustwrapper with a little offsetting on the rear panel, some faint dampstaining, but with the price intact. The book bears a long Inscription by Maxwell to a noted editor, discussing the book: "Dear Bob, I wrote the first draft of part I on that Wisconsin farm, and redid it seven times at the McDowell Colony, in the summer of 1935. Part II was written in Urbana, Illinois, where I was living in the house of a friend, whose English papers I corrected in exchange for room and board and five books a month -- an arrangement she thought up so I could go on writing and not starve to death. Part III I wrote there also, in ten days, walking the floor and brushing the tears out of my eyes so I would see the keys on the typewriter. W.M." Author's second novel and exceptionally scarce signed. .

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        THE MAN WHO DIDN'T EXIST.

      New York: William Morrow & Company, 1937 - Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-276 [277-280: blank] [note: last two leaves are blanks], original black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red, top edge stained red, fore-edge rough cut. First edition. The author's third mystery novel. Features newspaperman Robin Bishop. "Between 1936 and 1946, Homes published 12 detective and suspense novels set primarily in the valleys and foothills of north-central California. Each is distinguished by clever plotting, semi-hard-boiled realism, fast- paced action, witty and remarkably good dialogue, and some of the finest and most vivid descriptive passages in mystery fiction." - Pederson (ed), St. James Guide To Crime and Mystery Writers (4th ed.), p. 533. Lower corner a trifle bumped, top edge dusty, but a bright, fine copy in very good plus dust jacket with mild rubbing to corners and edges, small closed tear to upper front panel, and color of spine lettering a bit faded. (#127404) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Out of Africa

      London: Putnam (1937). First edition, preceding the American edition. Slightly cocked, very near fine in near fine price-clipped, assumed second-issue dustwrapper, with light age-toning. The author's best-known work, a fond evocation of Kenya and its wildlife suggested by her experience running a coffee plantation. Sydney Pollack directed the Oscar-winning 1985 film version starring Meryl Streep and Robert Redford.

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        LES PONTIFICAUX MANUSCRITS Des bibliothèques publiques de France.

      Paris, Leroquais, 1937. In-4 p., 4 voll. (di cui 3 di testo in bross.), pp. CLIV,304; 462; 161; + 1 cartella editoriale in mz. tela, contenente: pp. XI (Indice) e 140 belle tavole in eliotipia che riproducono le preziose miniature dei libri liturgici ad uso dei vescovi. Il catalogo raccoglie 250 manoscritti di "un des livres liturgiques les plus attachants que nous ait légués le Moyen Age.. Les livres pontificaux sont écrits et enluminés avec la plus rare élégance; destinés à des princes de l?'Eglise, offerts souvent par de grands personnages, ils sont décorés par les premiers artistes des diverses régions, et suffisent à caractériser l?'art des meilleures époques". Speciale tirat. di 50 esemplari, ad personam, "sur arches", ben conservati.

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        Murder in Blue

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1937. A square, tight copy bound in blue cloth with black lettering presented in the original scarce 7/6 dustjacket. 320 pages. Jacket has darkened a little to spine strip and edges and has one very small closed tear to rear cover at bottom edge near spine strip. Book has faded slightly to spine. Occasional spotting to edges only but text block is immaculate. Binding is square and tight. A really lovely copy. Signed by the author on the front endpaper with the inscription "To Tom Wheeler for "services rendered" Clifford Witting". Tom Wheeler was a journalist for the Daily Mirror in the 1930's & 40's and this book came from his personal collection. Murder in Blue was Witting's first book - he went on to become a respected crime writer.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Very Good +. 8vo.

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        Rassenkunde der Aino.

      Kanehara, Tokyo, 1937. - EA. Hrsg. von der japanischen Gesellschaft zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschungen. Mit 155 fotogr. Abb. auf Tafeln, 15 Karten sowie 167 Tabellen. OGLn.-Band. 3, 3, 269 S. plus unpag.Tafelteil. Gr. 8°. Minimal berieben,3 Tafeln mit leichten Verklebungen; vollständig, sauber, fest in der Bindung. Sehr guter Zustand. Äusserst seltenes und weitgehend unbekanntes anthropologisches Werk über die Ainu. Mit umfassendem fotografischem Teil.

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        Undersea By

      Santa Rosa, CA: Nawakum Press. Fine. 2010. Signed by Artist. Cloth. Letterpress printed on Hahnemühle Biblio, in a tipped folio case bound binding with digital reproductions of the original color illustrations. Housed in a clamshell box with additional hand colored print in paper chemise. Each Deluxe copy is gold stamped on the spine, numbered 1-20, this one being #3, and signed by the artist; The September issue of The Atlantic Monthly for 1937 included an essay titled simply, Undersea, by R. L. Carson. Those who read it were uniformly impressed with its lyric quality and by the scientific understanding of its author. Later, the literary world would remember this essay as the unassuming debut of one of the greatest narrative writers and ecologists of the 20th century, Rachel Carson. With an Introduction by Linda Lear, environmental historian and biographer, author of the prize-winning Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature, editor of Lost Woods: The Discovered Writing of Rachel Carson, and author of Beatrix Potter: A Life in Nature. She is founder of the Lear/Carson Archives in Connecticut. With an Afterword by Julia Whitty, an award-winning writer, former documentary underwater filmmaker, author of The Fragile Edge, a book on the ocean and coral reefs, and Deep Blue Home: An Intimate Ecology of Our Wild Ocean. Illustrated by Dugald Stermer, author of four books: Vanishing Creatures, Vanishing Flora, Birds and Bees, and The Art Of Revolution. A former magazine designer for Harper's, Oceans, Sierra and Coastal Living, his freelance clients have included the 1984 Olympic Games, for which he designed the official medals, Time, Newsweek, Esquire, The New York Times, Rolling Stone, and The New Yorker .

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        Der Mensch ist kein Haustier. Drama. Illustriert von Max Beckmann

      Edition Cosmopolites Paris, 1937,. 111(1) S., illustrierte OBroschur. Mit 7 Originallithographien von Max Beckmann auf Tafeln. Bandnummer:- Auflage:1. Der Einband etwas verschmutzt und lichtrandig. Kleine Stauchung am unteren Kapital. Mit Bleistift die Verlagsangabe durchgestrichen, darunter durch 'Oprecht' ersetzt. Das Bild zeigt das Titelblatt. Sehr selten. Very rare. With 7 originally graphics by Beckmann. Sollten Sie weitere Fragen bzw. Fotowünsche haben, so wenden Sie sich bitte per email post@antiquariat-schroeter.de an uns.

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        Colectivizaciones: La obra constructiva de la revolución española

      Ediciones Tierra y Libertad, Barcelona 1937 - Castellano Ensayos, documentos, reportajes. Obra rarísima y totalmente agotada Encuadernación artesanal. Conserva las portadas originales

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        Monetary Nationalism and International Stability - Publications of the Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, Switzerland No. 18

      London Longmans, Green and Co. 1937. 94 pages plus 3 pages of advertisements at back. "The five lectures which are here reproduced are necessarily confined to certain aspects of the wide subject indicated by the title. They are printed essentially as they were delivered." - from Preface. Lectures include: National Monetary Systems; The Function and Mechanism of International Flows of Money; Independent Currencies; International Capital Movements; The Problems of a Really International Standard. Blue cloth-covered boards. Gilt lettering legible upon spine despite moderate sunning. Binding and hinges intact. Unmarked. Average wear. Very light foxing to front endpaper - even less to back endpaper. Moderate foxing to edges. A sound copy. First Edition Hard Cover 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall; First Edition. Good

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        Colonel W H F Weber , Royal Horse Artillery. An album with several signed portraits of General Officers who commanded in the First World War.

      1937 - An interesting album put together by Colonel William Hermann Frank Weber, C.M.G., D.S.O., Royal Horse Artillery who was a Staff Captain in Ireland with 6th Division in 1912 serving under acting Brigadier W H L Paget and had served in the South African War. He lived after the First War at Birkin House, Dorchester and seems to have had strong connections with the Williams family of Bridehead, Dorchester [see Burke's Peerage post 1920 or Landed Gentry before]. There are family pictures of him and his wife Benita and post war pictures of him as a leading figure in the local British Legion. In some of these he wears his medals whilst meeting the Prince of Wales at the Bath & West Show in 1928. Other pictures include war time views of France, musical and theatrical amateur pictures, family groups, hunting. The album is in very sound condition bound in original half blue leather gilt, portrait folio [11 x 15ins] with just a little rubbing and wear at the extremities. There are a few ephemeral inclusions, a signed letter from Gen Sir Reginald Pinney, a card to the Colonel, etc. The interesting and well annotated military portraits [in service dress unless otherwise described] include: Alfred Schuster, 4th Hussars [killed at Ypres Nov '14], 5 x 6ins seated 6 officers of J Battery, RHA winter 1925/6 [Fowler, MC, Cowan, Ralph Harrison MC, "Tom, in mourning for Wycliff" MC, Reggie Maitland, Barny de Robck MC] 11 x 7.5ins in tropical dress with pith helmets ex Cos of 2/Dorsets at Depot Garden Party 1927 [Lord Ellenbro', Caledon Egerton, Blosse-Lynch, "Pompey" Saunders, Radcliffe, all in civilian dress] 6 x 9.5ins The Shop Boxing Team. One officer and 6 troopers in uniform, others in blazers, 11 x 8.5ins "The Saddle Ride, Xmas 1926" in service dress uniform, 11 x 8.5in "Edgar" commanding II Bde RHA (V + W + Cav Bde X)Aldershot 1905 Had a Div Amm Column in War. 3.75 x 5.5ins bust length in blues with cap, signed E. Lambart, Bt. Lt. Col. Hugh Bedford-Pim my major in 10th Battery at Ewshot 1904/05 3.75 x 5.5ins full length Lt Gen Sir Lawrence Parsons, KCB, I met him (a) as OC 67 Battery RFA Limerick 1896, (b) as Buller's CRA on Relief of Ladysmith 1900, (c) as Practice Camp Commander circa 1895 Bulford 1901, (d) as GOC 6 Div at Cork 1908-1910. Given me by Lady Parsons. 4 x 6ins three quarter length. A note between this and the portrait alongside reads "These two did not get on" "Jawkins" BGCRA 6 Div Mallow 1908/09 4 x 6ins, half length in blues with cap Lt General Sir E A Fanshawe KCB, Commanded 6th DG at Mallow 1909/10, of which I was Bde Major. I first met him commanding H, RHA 1905. He became Inspector of Horse & Field which he was in 1914. Then CRA. Then evacuated Gallipoli as GOC 11 Div. Commanded V Corps 1916-1918. I4.4 x 5.5ins bust length without cap, on photographer's card, signed E A Fanshawe Maj Gen Sir W Fry KCB, Commanding 30 Div October 1915 - May 1916 Frise. 4.5 x 8ins full length, signed and dated W Fry, M.G. 1921 Between this and the next photo the compiler has added I was GSO1 to both of these General Sir J S M Shea KCB, KCMG, DSO 20th Div 1916 - 1917 The Somme & Anas. He got 60 Div in Palestine 1917, then 3rd Lahore Div. Became Adj Gen Indian Army, later in 1928 5.5 x 4ins bust length with cap, on photographer's mount and signed J S M Shea Maj General Sir Henry d'Urban Keay KCB, I was GSOII to him when commanding the Lahore Div 1915 - Neuve Chapelle, 2nd Battle of Ypres, Festubert, and Loos. A Portuguese officer in dress uniform with medals and orders inscribed on the leaf Travelled home from S Africa with this man. He commanded "the Geese" in France. Was later, for a short time, President of Portugal after a military revolution. 5.5 x 4ins bust length, signed and dated Yours sincerely, Capt Gomes da Costa, 6.1.98. This image suffers badly from offsetting of the portrait on the next leaf. A full length portrait of a General Officer in a doorway, signed S A Craufurd. Noted on the leaf Commanded 18th I B of 6 Div on March 21st [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Expedition to the Antarctic organized by Ernest Walker on the ship "Westward". Collection of 15 photographs

      Three portraits of the "Westward" a beautiful four-mastered ship, on board the "Westward", each with BAE 1937-9 stamped on the verso; and nine small snapshots of the same with the expedition on verso. Three bear inscriptions "Photo by Mr. Bishop July 1937"; "REP in Lookout on Westward June 1938" & "Southend Pier taken from rigging of Westward June 1939. Published Daily Telegraphy July 1939". The rest of the photographs are unidentified. Also, an advertising memento of the expedition, a paper wrapper for Horlick's Malted Milk, printed on both sides with "British Antarctic Expedition 1937. Horlick's" with other Horlick's information. After three years of fund raising efforts, WWII finally put an end to Ernest Walker's expedition.

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        The Oakdale Affair / The Rider - 1st Edition

      Tarzana, CA: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.. Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket. 1937. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. First Edition/First Printing, blue cloth with red lettering in about Very Good- condition, scattered foxing and soiling throughout, stamp to front free end paper, residue from previously glued jacket flaps on endpapers and dust-jacket, still in Very Good, price-clipped condition. Zeuschner 373 ; The Oakdale Affair is Burroughs' story of a lovable vagabond and a pseudo badman, whose trials and adventures are not unmixed with comedy as well as stark tragedy culminating in a lynching party .

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        Verve Revue Artistique et Litteraire 1re Annee No 1 December 1937

      4, Rue Ferou, Paris (6e), France: Teriade E, 1937 1937, VG. In soft pictorial covers, title along edge of top cover, none to spine. Internally, order sheet tipped onto 1st leaf, [6], 7-112, [15] includes 19 pull page col and 43 B&W illustrations, works by Goichard, Marisse and others.

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        Their Eyes Were Watching God.

      J B Lippincott, Philadelphia:, 1937., Hardbound, 1st Edition.8vo (about 8.25 inches tall), 286 pages. BINDING/CONDITION: light orange cloth with black; the top edge tint is a dark gray shade; owner's gift note on the front free endpaper (no other markings), the cloth is generally bright and clean with good color, but has darkened just a bit along the top edge; a Very Good book, with a Fair dust jacket; the publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. A few small bits of document tape on the reverse side of the jacket, some rubbing to the spine, small chips at the corners and spine ends. The front panel retains most of its metallic sheen; I can't give the jacket better than a Fair grade, but it's not a disgrace by any means.

      [Bookseller: The Bookworm]
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        THE DIARY OF A COUNTRY PRIEST

      New York: The MacMillan Company, 1937. First American Edition. Hardcover. Mild offsetting to endpapers from glue used in binding and a newspaper clipping loosely inserted; dustwrapper with mild wear and slightly darkened spine. Very Good or better in a Very Good dustwrapper. Translation by Pamela Morris. This French novel won the Grand Prix by the Academie Francaise. "A man of humble origin with a great love for mankind," the priest's story unfolds in diary form. Uncommon in dustwrapper.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Führer durch die Ausstellung Entartete Kunst. Ausstellungsführer. [1. Auflage].

      Berlin, Verlag für Kultur- und Wirtschaftswerbung, [1937]. 30 (2) S. 8°, Broschur.. Ursprüngliche Peisangabe mit "Preis 30 PFG." überklebt, mit den Textmerkmalen der 1. Auflage auf S. 21 ("Drei Kostproben von jüdischer Plastik und Malerei" und "die Juden heißen: Meidner, Freundlich und Haizmann") und S. 29 ("das Judengeschöpf wiegt ...)". - Sehr gut erhalten, nur minimal bestossen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Galerie Joy]
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        Great Contemporaries

      London: Thornton Butterworth Ltd,, 1937. Octavo (201 × 133 mm). Contemporary blue half morocco by Brian Frost & Company, spine lettered in gilt with raised bands, blue cloth sides, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. 21 photographic plates. Spine faded, some spotting to boards, contents mildly foxed. First edition, first impression of this collection of keenly observed biographical sketches of Victorian statesmen, Great War notables, and key political figures of the 1930s, including T. E. Lawrence, Trotsky, and Hitler; "We cannot tell whether Hitler will be the man who will once again let loose upon the world another war in which civilization will irretrievably succumb, or whether he will go down in history as the man who restored honour and peace of mind to the great Germanic nation and brought it back serene, helpful and strong, to the forefront of the European family circle." On receiving his advance copy, Neville Chamberlain wrote to Churchill immediately: "How you can go on throwing off these sparkling sketches with such apparent ease & such sustained brilliance, in the midst of all your other occupations is a constant source of wonder to me." An attractively bound copy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Worzel Gummidge Again (In The Original First State Wrapper)

      Burns Oates And Washbourne 1937 - The First UK printing published by Burns Oates and Washbourne in 1937.The BOOK is in VERY GOOD++ or better condition.Previous owner's christmas inscription to front end paper.The beginning of a little bowing to the front board.Covers very clean apart from a small patch of fading to the upper spine.Red titling remains very bright.Green top stain still present. Mild foxing to the text block but the pages remain clean.Mild offsetting to the end papers.The WRAPPER is in VERY GOOD++ condition.Mild edge wear at the folds and corners. Small area of loss to upper spine spine extending slightly over into upper front panel (see photos).Minor soiling to the spine.Colouring remains bright and the wrapper design looks very attractive in the removable Brodart archival protector. Wonderful wrapper and B/W illustrations by Elizabeth Alldridge.The first broadcast with Worzel was before World War II on the BBC's Children's Hour.In July 1967 five Worzel Gummidge stories were read on Jackanory by Gordon Rollings. Southern Television's production for ITV was written by Keith Waterhouse and Willis Hall, and starred Jon Pertwee as Worzel,with Una Stubbs as Aunt Sally,a life-size fairground doll and Worzel's femme fatale.An iconic children's title and very scarce in the original wrapper.The Second Worzel title in the series.At the time of listing,the only copy as such on the market.More images available on request. ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ashtonrarebooks PBFA]
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        The Novels and Stories of Willa Cather: Autograph Edition [Complete Works]

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1937. First edition. Near Fine. A Near Fine set of the autograph edition of Cather's work, one of 950 copies for sale, signed by Cather in the first volume. Complete in 13 handsome volumes. Each volume with a white quarter-cloth spine, morocco spine label and gilt monogram on the blue cloth boards. Gilt top-edge other edges uncut. Four of the morocco spine labels with small chips, no text affected, spine gently and uniformly toned, internal contents are in excellent condition. Willa Cather, known for her depictions of rural life in Nebraska, is responsible for an impressive body of work over a lengthy career. She first gained widespread recognition for "My Antonia" (1918), then won a Pulitzer Prize for "One of Ours" in 1923, but is perhaps best remembered for "Death Comes for the Archbishop" (1927) which is generally included in lists of 100 best novels in English of the 20th century. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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        Portrait photograph of Ethel Barrymore

      New York, 12 dec., 1937. (BARRYMORE, ETHEL) Published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. 35.3 x 27.7 cm. (Approximately 14 x 11 inches). Bust portrait of the actress. Fine. Atelier stamp on verso, and docketed by Van Vechten in ink, giving the subject of the photograph, the date, and the number of negative and print ("XXVII L 25")

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        A ciel ouvert. Poèmes

      Cahiers de rupture, La Louvière 1937 - 62 pages, exemplaire numéroté 55/100, un cachet de propriétaire sur la page de faux titre. Dos frotté, manque de 2 cm en bas de coiffe [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: L'ivre d'Histoires]
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        Animals of the Bible

      Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York 1937 - First Edition, First Printing with "Lathop" instead of "Lathrop" printed on the dustjacket and the spine of the book. A magnificent copy. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is rich in color with NO chips or tears. This First Issue dustjacket has the $2.00 printed price present on the front flap with NO mention of the Caldecott Award. The book is excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning. The boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a stunning copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION. We buy Helen Dean Fish First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Führer durch die Ausstellung Entartete Kunst.

      Berlin, Vlg. f. Kultur- u. Wirtschaftswerbung, o. J. [nach 1937].. 8°. 30 + 2 S. OBrosch.. Leichte Gbrsp. - Geringfügige Faltspur und Eckknick, sonst tadellos.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinek]
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        BATS IN THE BELFRY

      The Macaulay Company, NY 1937 - Book: Owner's name label; Dust Jacket: Tiny chips at spine ends and corners, a few tiny rubs [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gravelly Run Antiquarians]
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        Scots Mercenary Forces in Ireland (1565-1603): An account of their service during that period, of the reaction, of their activities on Scottish affairs, and of the effect of their presence in Ireland, together with an examination of the Galloglaigh or Galloglas

      Dublin: Burns Oates & Washbourne Ltd., 1937. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Hardcover in dust jacket. No statement of printing other than 1937. Book and unclipped dust jacket are crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners. Tips of boards have a whisper of wear, and dust jacket is lightly soiled. An important history, the first to deal with the obscure subject of the "Galloglaigh" or "Galloglas," the Scots mercenaries known to Irish history as "Redshanks." Introduction by Eoin MacNeill. Frontispiece photo of King James VI, plus map and photo illustrations and a folding genealogy page. 8vo. 391 pp. including extensive bibliography and index. In protective Mylar. Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Warwick Books]
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