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        Chinky the Banker Pony

      Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York 1937 - Beautifully clean and crisp black cloth spine with lovely painting on the front paper-covered boards in many colors of Chinky the Banker Pony on the marshes. The rear paper-covered boards are rose red and clean and new to the touch as well. Very clean and tight throughout with clean crisp colors in register. Two small faint smudges on the top corners of two pages. Lovely endpapers printed in blue and black of Chinky and other ponies on the marshes. In a very striking and scarce dustjacket repeating the scenes and colors on the printed binding of the book. With the original price, net of "$1.00" at the top of the front inside flap. With a few tiny chips to the top of the spine and at the top of the rear panel; tiny small closed tears and light rubbing to the edges of the folds. With 3 small white spots on the rear panel and light soiling. A lovely and uncommon book in the original dustjacket. "What fun Peter and Paula have when they sail on their uncle's schooner Olga from Connecticut to Chincoteague Island, off the coast of Virginia, where the annual roundup of wild ponies takes place. Long before the schooner had been moored at the dock Peter and Paula were watching the ponies on the island marshes. They had even picked out a gay little black fellow with "white stockings" on his forefeet as the one they wanted to take home." (Inside front dustjacket flap) Cloth spine with painted paper-coverd boards First Edition with "First Edition" stated [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Brainerd Phillipson Rare Books]
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        Confucius Saw Nancy and Essays About Nothing

      The Commercial Press, Limited Shanghai, China 1937 - Presumed Second Edition, first published in 1936. An early theatrical play by Yutang, an important Chinese author. This copy perhaps unique for retaining the original printed Chinese publisher's dustjacket. Near Fine in Very Good plus dustjacket, short closed tear at mid-spine and top rear panel. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        Soldatisches Führertum. Band 1-10. 10 Bände (vollständig).

      Hamburg: Hanseatische Verlagsanstalt, 1937 - 1942.. 530 S.; 471 S.; 495 S.; 495 S.; 496 S.; 512 S.; 511 S.; 500 S.; 512 S.; 512 S.; mit mehr als 3.359 Porträt-Abbildungen, 4°, gebunden, Orig.-Leinenbände, Kopffarbschnitt,. Verzeichnet 3359 Biographien der Generale ab den Anfängen der kurbrandenburgisch-preußischen Armee bis zum Ersten Weltkrieg, jeweils mit Porträtphoto. Ein Standardwerk. Sehr guter Zustand. /geschichte

      [Bookseller: Altstadt-Antiquariat Nowicki-Hecht UG (h]
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        Soldatisches Führertum. Band 1: Teil 1: Die Generale von den Anfängen der kurbrandenburgischen- preußischen Armee bis 1740. Teil 2: Die preußischen Generale vom Regierungsantritt Friedrichs des Großen bis 1763. Band 2: Teil 3: Die preußischen Generale von 1763 bis zum Tode Friedrichs des Großen. Teil 4: Die preußischen Generale vom Tode Friedrichs des Großen bis 1797. Band 3: Teil 5. Die preußischen Generale von 1798 bis zum Zusammenbruch Preußens 1806. Teil 6: Die preußischen Generale von 1807 bis 1812. Band 4: Teil 7: Die preußischen Generale von 1813 bis 1820. Band 5: Teil 8: Die preußischen Generale von 1820 bis 1840. Band 6: Teil 9: Die preußischen Generale vom Regierungsantritt König Friedrich Wilhelm IV. bis zum jahre 1858 .Band 7: Teil10: Die preußischen Generale von der Übernahme der Regentschaft des Prinzen von Preußen bis zur Schaffung des Norddeutschen Bundes (1858 bis 1867). Band 8: Fortsetzung Teil 10: Die preußischen Generale von der Übernahme der Regentschaft des Prinzen von Preußen bis zur Schaffung des Norddeutschen Bundes (1858 bis 1867). Band 9: Fortsetzung Teil 10: Die preußischen Generale von der Übernahme der Regentschaft des Prinzen von Preußen bis zur Schaffung des Norddeutschen Bundes (1858 bis 1867). Band 10: Fortsetzung Teil 10: Die preußischen Generale von der Übernahme der Regentschaft des Prinzen von Preußen bis zur Schaffung des Norddeutschen Bundes .

      Hamburg, Hanseatische Verlagsanstalt, ohne Jahr (ca. 1937 - 1942).. 1. Aufl., 10 Bände. zahlreiche sw. Abbildungen, VIII/530/471/495/495/496/512/511/500/512/512 S. Gr.-8°, Oleinwand, Einbände leicht berieben, etwas fleckig, Kapitale leicht bestossen, Schnitt leicht verstaubt und teils leicht fleckig, ansonsten gut.. Insgesamt 3359 Biographien preußischer Generäle, meistens mit einem Bildnis.

      [Bookseller: Altstadt Antiquariat Goslar]
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        Soldatisches Führertum. 10 Bände (so vollständig)

      Hamburg. Haseatische Verlagsanstalt ohne Jahr ca. 1937-1942,. 10 Leinen-Bände, Kopffarbschnitt, 2 Einbände etwas beschmutzt , ansonsten geringe Gebrauchsspuren, alle Bände mit biographischen Notizen auf hinterem Vorsatz. 27,5 x 19,5 cm zusammen ca. 15 kg schwer!; 1. Auflage. Erstausgabe.. Insgesamt 3359 Biographien preußischer Generäle, meistens mit einem Bildnis. Band 1: VIII + 530 Seiten. Teil 1: Die Generale (Generäle) von den Anfängen der kurbrandenburgischen- preußischen Armee bis 1740. Teil 2: Die preußischen Generale vom Regierungsantritt Friedrichs des Großen bis 1763. Band 2: 471 Seiten. Teil 3: Die preußischen Generale von 1763 bis zum Tode Friedrichs des Großen. Teil 4: Die preußischen Generale vom Tode Friedrichs des Großen bis 1797. Band 3. 495 Seiten. Teil 5. Die preußischen Generale von 1798 bis zum Zusammenbruch Preußens 1806. Teil 6.: Die preußischen Generale von 1807 bis 1812. Band 4: 495 Seiten Teil 7: Die preußischen Generale von 1813 bis 1820. Band 5. 496 Seiten. Teil 8: Die preußischen Generale von 1820 bis 1840. Band 6. 512 Seiten. Teil 9: Die preußischen Generale vom Regierungsantritt König Friedrich Wilhelm IV. bis zum jahre 1858 .Band 7. 511 Seiten. Teil10: Die preußischen Generale von der Übernahme der Regentschaft des Prinzen von Preußen bis zur Schaffung des Norddeutschen Bundes (1858 bis 1867). Band 8. 500 Seiten. Fortsetzung Teil 10: Die preußischen Generale von der Übernahme der Regentschaft des Prinzen von Preußen bis zur Schaffung des Norddeutschen Bundes (1858 bis 1867). Band 9. 512 Seiten. Fortsetzung Teil 10: Die preußischen Generale von der Übernahme der Regentschaft des Prinzen von Preußen bis zur Schaffung des Norddeutschen Bundes (1858 bis 1867). Band 10. 512 Seiten. Teil 10. Fortsetzung Teil 10: Die preußischen Generale von der Übernahme der Regentschaft des Prinzen von Preußen bis zur Schaffung des Norddeutschen Bundes .

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        Shanghai's undeclared War.

      Shanghai, Mercury Press, 1937.. 88 Seiten, 116 Fototafeln. 31 x 23 cm, Original-Halbleinen.. An illustrated factual recording of the Shanghai hostilities 1937. First edition. - Eine Chronik der Ereignisse während des Kampfes um Shanghai und viele Fotos der brutalen Kämpfe. - Erstausgabe, in englischer Sprache. - Einbandkanten angerändert. Letzte Blätter am Rand gering eingerissen. Aus dem Besitz des deutschen Schiffbauers Gustav Wrobbel mit dessen Namenszug auf dem Titel und einigen handschriftlichen Randnotizen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Mertens & Pomplun GbR (Versa]
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        Waterford and Lismore a Compendious History of the United Dioceses

      Educational Co. Of Ireland, Dublin 1937 - Pp. [8], 402. Illustrated. Interesting neat and clear ink presentation inscription on f.e.p. reads: "To my cousins the children of my dear aunt the late Mrs. Maria Cunningham (nee Carroll) a little momento from one of the crowd the last of his name who still lingers in the Old Land.15/12/38". It is initialled HD?P? - we are uncertain as to all the letters. Front cover speckled damp stains. Else a really v.g. copy. This book is rare and scarce and is seldom found in d.j. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dublin Bookbrowsers]
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        Verve: An Artisitic and Literary Quarterly Appearing in December, March, June and October

      Paris 1937 - Vol. 1, No. 1. Original Lithos. by Ferdinand Leger, Joan Miro, Rattner & Bores. NF in slightly dust soiled pict. wraps. Stain to lower edge pgs. 12-39, penetrating up to 1", affecting though not damaging some plates. Lithos not affected. Size: 4to [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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        Cristoforo Colombo e la scuola cartografica genovese.

      Stab. Italiano Arti Grafiche,, Genova, 1937 - Tre volumi in 4°, pagg. CCXVI; 568; CCCXL con complessive 122 tavole tra cui una grande carta del porto di Genova ripiegata più volte; elegante legatura in mezza pergamena con fregi e titoli oro su tassello ai dorsi. Volume I°: Magrini G., Picotti M., Revelli P., Issel R., Grosso O. - La partecipazione italiana alla Mostra oceanografica internazionale di Siviglia (1929). Volume II°: Paolo Revelli - Cristoforo Colombo e la scuola cartografica genovese. Volume III°: Emilio Marengo - Carte topografiche e corografiche manoscritte della Liguria e delle immediate adiacenze conservate nel R. Archivio di Stato di Genova. Con prefazione e note di Paolo Revelli. Ex libris applicati alle sguardie. Ottimo stato. Opera non comune. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Biggio]
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        LA LÉGENDE D' ULENSPIEGEL. ( numéroté).

      Anvers, De Sikkel, 1937.** - Relié, plein-toile, plats orné d' estampe doré et de titre doré, dos orné de titre doré, 19,5x25,5cm, 369pp+390pp, illustré n/b. Bois de Frans Masereel. N° 217de 500 exemplaires numérotés sur papier Steinbach de Malmédy. 2670 g. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La Photographie n'est pas l'art.

      Editions GLM, Paris, France 1937 - First Edition. Softcover with black die-cut jacket. 4to. Near fine condition. Text in Japanese. Unpaginated. 12 half tone plates by Man Ray with text by Andre Breton. 17 loose leaves in all, housed in a blue cover and outer black die-cut jacket. A touch of edgewear, vertical crease to the back side edge and a 2cm crease to the bottom corner of the outer black jacket. Blue inner jacket lightly sunned to where the die-cut window is. Small blemish to the top right corner of the front of the blue jacket. Previous booksellers very small price tag attached to the bottom edge of the inside cover of the blue jacket. Light foxing to the title page and less to the text pages. All plate pages printed on yellow paper are clean. A near fine copy. Language: eng [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bondi Books (ABAJ, ILAB)]
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        De l'humour noir.

      G.L.M 1937 - - G.L.M, Paris 1937, 15x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 15 exemplaire sur Hollande, tirage de tête sous couverture bleue illustrée par Yves Tanguy. Notre exemplaire comporte bien le texte de Sade et la reproduction du collage de Breton sur les maîtres de l'humour noir avec, au revers, les noms des personnages. Exemplaire d'une insigne rareté et d'une fraicheur exceptionnelle. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Nero And Other Poems

      Futile Press, Lakeport, Cal. 1937 - Signed by the author. One of approximately 200 copies. Bound in publisher's original quarter cloth and paper boards. Minor wear at corners, otherwise fine. Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie, Booksellers A.B.A.A]
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        Back to the Stone Age - 1st Edition

      Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., Tarzana, CA 1937 - A bright First Edition/First Printing, blue cloth with red lettering on the front cover and spine in Very Good+ condition with minor rubbing to board edges and signs of tape residue to front and rear pastedowns in Very Good-, unlaminated dust-jacket with moderate edgewear and chipping, some small tape repairs. Zeuschner 25; When the great dirigible, the giant 0-220, sailed majestically through the north polar opening out of that weird and savage inner world, Pellicular, it left behind, unaccounted for, but a single member of its original crew that had sailed with Jason Gridley and Tarzan to the rescue of David Innes (from the dust-jacket) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      1937 - BAGG, Aaron Clark & Samuel Atkins Eliot, Jr. BIRDS OF THE CONNECTICUT VALLEY IN MASSACHUSETTS. Northampton, Massachusetts: The Hampshire Bookshop, 1937. First edition. Illustrated with a color frontispiece and black and white plates, most are from photographs. Quarto: [12],lxxiv,[22],813 pp. Bound in unbleached linen, title printed in brown to spine and upper board, endpaper maps. This copy belonged to Aaron C. Bagg, one of the co-authors; it is signed by him on the verrso of the ffep. and contains many marginal notes and some underlinings in the text by him. Binding is slightly sunned at spine and shows negligible dust- soling, else fine.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA]
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      - LEAF,MUNRO. THE STORY OF FERDINAND. Lond.: Hamish Hamilton (1937). Sq. 8vo, cloth backed pict. bds, near Fine in dw with several closed tears and a few chips. 1st U.K. edition of one of the most popular and enduring children's books ever written (one year after the U.S. ed.). Illus. in incomperable style by ROBERT LAWSON. "It is dynamic text and no less vital picturization" (Bader p. 145). Amazingly enough, Little Brown turned down the offer to publish Ferdinand, which Viking accepted after much persuasion! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        Oeuvres Complètes.

      Le Vasseur,, Paris, 1937 - 10 voll. in-8° (242x184mm), tra le 250 e le 400 pp. ca. ogni volume, bella legatura del tempo di gusto Déco (non firmata, ma di Longatte di Parigi) in pelle blu oltremare con titolo e fregi in oro al dorso e inserti ai piatti azzurri a seminato dorato. Tagli di testa dorati. Conservate le brossure originali illustrate a colori disegnate da Draeger. Ogni volume è illustrato da decine di belle tavole calcografiche f.t. colorate all'acquatinta di Georges Lepape. Testo entro filettatura tipografica. Fregi tipografici ed ornamentazione di Draeger. Perfetto stato conservativo. Raccolta completa di questa pregevole edizione numerata di 2.820 esemplari (n° 1876 "sur Vélin de Rives à la forme") delle "Oeuvres Complètes" di de Musset, inclusiva anche di parte dell'epistolario, degli scritti postumi, dei suoi saggi di critica e di varia letteratura pubblicati su "Le Temps", sulla "Revue des Deux Mondes" e in altre sparse sedi. Il volume delle "Oeuvres posthumes" contiene anche cinque facsimili di lettere e liriche autografe di de Musset. Comprende: I) "La Confession d'un enfant du siècle". II) "Premières Poésies. 1828-1833". III) "Poésies nouvelles. 1833-1852". IV-V) "Contes et Nouvelles". VI-VIII) "Comédies et Proverbes". IX) "Mélanges de littérature et de critique". X) "Oeuvres posthumes". Lepape (Parigi, 1887-1971) si formò all'atelier Humbert, dove ebbe modo di frequentare alcuni dei migliori artisti della prima metà del Novecento, Braque, Picabia, Marie Laurencin. La sua opera risente nella stilizzazione della patente influenza delle stampe giapponesi. Fu collaboratore di varie riviste, fra cui "Vogue", di cui disegnò moltissime copertine, disegnò apprezzati costumi teatrali per balletti e per l'"Oiseau bleu" di Maeterlinck, creò affiches e illustrò molti volumi. Carteret, IV, 301: "Belle publication cotée. L'une des meilleures illustrations de l'artiste". Bénézit, V, 590. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gilibert Libreria Antiquaria (ILAB-LILA)]
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      0 - Grabado Original, edic. 7ª del año 1937, impreso por Rupérez en la Calcografía Republicana, para el Mº de Instrucción Pública y Bellas Artes de la 2ª República. Medidas: Papel 36,5x28,2 cm. huella 23,7x16,8 cm. imagen 20x13,5 cm. grabado al ácido y buril en dos partes, en la segunda se refuerza las líneas de las llamas arriba y primer término. Ligera mordida falsa en la segunda erróneamente atribuida por algunos a aguatinta. Firmada en la plancha, Goya, en la esquina inferior izquierda. Información del libro "Grabados de Goya" por Thomas Harris. Una pequeña marca de agua en el margen derecho, por efecto del tiempo un poco amarronado en casi todo el grabado. El papel verjurado Arches (marca de agua) de 380x285 mm. La tinta varia de sepia rico a sombra tostada oscura. Las planchas son biseladas (dejan poca huella). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería Torreón de Rueda]
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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.. Hardcover. 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. . Good. 1937. First Edition.

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        The White Horses of Vienna.

      London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1937 - Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine in silver. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy with very faint spotting to the edges and to some early and late leaves, in the very lightly rubbed jacket with three small closed tears along edges. Inscribed first UK edition, first impression, copy of Kay Boyle's first book to be published in England (originally published in the US by Harcourt, Brace & Co. in the preceding year). The White Horses of Vienna, for which Boyle won the O. Henry Award for best short story of the year, was written while she was living in Austria 1933-6, observing the rise of Nazism. Boyle's striking presentation inscription on the title page sums up the book's animus: "Dear Burton: Thomas Mann spoke a great truth when he said that "if the writers of Germany through their vision and their expression of that vision had made more impelling promises than those Hitler made, it would have been Hitler, and not the writers of Germany, who would have been forced into exile. It is always the writers who must bear the full weight of moral responsibility." My love goes with this message and this book. July 9, 1991, Kay". Burton Norval Hatlen (1936-2008) was an American literary critic and professor at the University of Maine, who wrote the Introduction to Kay Boyle's The Death of a Man. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Denkmäler des alten Reiches (Catalogue Général du Musée du Caire, 1295-1808)

      SAE 1937-1980 - Complete set, first edition. 4 volumes bound in 3. Very rare. Band I: 1295-1541, 244 pages, 52 plates. Modern green half-leather, L. Borchardt, Cairo 1937. Band II: 1542-1808, 220 pages, plates 53-116, modern green half-leather, L. Borchardt, Cairo, 1964. Band III fasc. 1 & 2: Altars and offering tables, 42 pages + plates, modern green half-leather, MORET Alexandre / DIA ABU GHAZI, Cairo 1978-1980. All volumes in perfect condition without markings. (Catalogue General du Musee du Caire) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meretseger Books]
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      - AGUSTÍ CENTELLES - 28-7-1937 - Fotografia Agustí Centelles . Tiraje años 1977-85 / 17 x 23 cmts ¿ Gelatina de plata / Papel RC. Gastos de envío a cargo del comprador

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        The Common Sense of Drinking

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company. 1937. Hardcover. Later printing. Red cloth stamped in yellow and black on front panel and black on spine panel. Tiny spots to cloth on front panel, spine panel is faded, endpapers and text block mildly toned. A clean very good+ copy. ; Octavo .

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        1935 -1940] ORIGINAL PHOTO ALBUM OF A 27 YEAR OLD BRITISH R.A.F. PILOT. Including his King George Appointment Cert. & Two Autograph letters.

      Ellis, n. p. n. d. [C. 1937] - He was a young RAF Pilot - The original Certificate, a 17" x 25" parchment paper document printed in black & red [Present] appointed Keith Henry Augustus Ellis, Sqdn. Ldr., Acting Pilot Officer on June 4th, 1938. Keith kept a photo album. He rode his motorcycle across Britain, saw the countryside, saw The Queen Mary in dock & recorded: 68 mostly 2" x 3" prints with 14 4" X 6" prints, housed in a period album & mounted in corners [some loose]. Keith Henry made it to September 1941, age 27. Enclosed also are 2 lengthy letters to Keith's mother, Mrs. [Ada] Ellis 5 pages in total finely written & full of terrific content. The first 2 pg. letter dated: Ankara, 23.2.42 from Cmd. C H. Hawken, mostly about TOPPER, [Keith's], the dog, adopted by the squadron. The second much lengthier & earlier letter from Keith's buddy, F/Lt. R.D. Shepherd, RAF / Middle East Command, 11th October 1941. An extraordinary tender letter that begins: "My dear Mrs. Ellis; / I was a great friend to your Keith while he was in this squadron" & ends with: "His life and the value of it aren't to be measured in the Destruction he wrought to the enemy, which must have been tremendous, but in the immeasurable sorrow of his comrades such as I, and the pride we have in having shared the good times and the bad together and left with happy memories / Sincerely Yours / Jack". A snapshot of a young man's life during wartime. In very good general condition. The letters & certificate folded. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Les nouvelles révélations de l'être.

      Denoël 1937 - - Denoël, Paris 1937, 9,5x14cm, agrafé. - Edition originale imprimée à petit nombre dont il n'est pas fait mention de grands papiers. Rare et agréable exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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      Les Frères Gonin, Paris 1937 - 219 x 137 mm (8 5/8 x 5 3/8"). [2], 217, [5] pp. One volume and one portfolio. Translated by Jacques Amyot. ONE OF 500 COPIES, SIGNED BY THE ARTIST (this is copy #CXXV, one of the hors commerce copies with an additional suite of plates). MOST ATTRACTIVE BEIGE CRUSHED MOROCCO BY IRMGARD HACCIUS (stamp-signed "I. H." in gilt on rear cover), front cover with gilt titling (arranged in 10 short, descending rows) surrounded by blind-tooled leaves and grasses, rear cover with three-inch column of blind-tooled leaves bearing gilt berries and the binder's initials, flat spine with titling in blind, top edge gilt. Housed, with the portfolio of plates in its original printed paper wrapper, in a matching marbled paper folding box with beige morocco spine and edges (no doubt done by Haccius as well). WITH 47 WOODCUTS BY ARISTIDE MAILLOL depicting scenes from the text, AND WITH AN EXTRA SUITE OF 48 PLATES printed in sanguine, the additional plate bearing the 15 woodcut initials used in the text. Front pastedown with armorial bookplate of German bibliophile and music publisher Ludwig Strecker. The Artist and the Book 174. A SPLENDID COPY, clean and bright in a luxurious unworn binding. This version of Longus' charming Greek pastoral novel of awakening love long retained its popularity and was published frequently, often with illustrations. And perhaps the chief virtue of the present edition is the unaffected, sometimes mischievous woodcuts of nymphs and lovers by the French-Catalan artist Aristide Maillol (see previous entry). According to "The Artist and the Book," the work is "perhaps the most harmonious of Maillol's illustrated books." The very attractive and intelligent binding is by Mainz master bookbinder Irmgard Haccius (1916-2003), whose work here is entirely in keeping with the illustrator's graceful simplicity. Haccius studied at the art academies in Munich and Berlin in addition to completing advanced training in book binding at the Academy of Fine Arts at Castle Giebenstein Hall. She was one of the first faculty members at the State University Institute for Art and Handicraft in Mainz, before joining Johannes Gutenberg University in 1973 as a professor in the Department of Visual Arts. ONE OF 500 COPIES, SIGNED BY THE ARTIST (this is copy #CXXV, one of the hors commerce copies with an additional suite of plates) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Les pastorales de Longus ou Daphnis & Chloé traduction d'Amyot revue et complétée par P.L. Courier.

      Les frères Gonon 1937 - - Les frères Gonon, Paris 1937, 14x21cm, en feuilles sous chemises et étui. - Edition illustrée de 48 bois originaux de Aristide Maillol, imprimée à 500 exemplaires numérotés sur papier Maillol. Signature autographe d'Aristide Maillol à la justification du tirage. Notre exemplaire est bien complet de la suite à part de 21 bois originaux. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Amours Pastorales de] Daphnis et Chloe. Version d'Amyot, revue et completee par P. L. Courier.

      Paris, Philippe Gonin, 1937 - 8°, 217 S., 3 Bll. Mit 49 Orig.-Holzschnitten. Mit beiliegender Mappe mit 8 Orig.-Holzschnitten in rot u schwarz abgezogen. Suite m. 48 Orig.-Holzschnitten, Lose Bogen in Umschlag in HPerg.-Mappe in Schmuckschuber., Einige wenige Blätter etwas stockfleckig, insgesamt gutes Exemplar. Text franz. Nr. 453 von 500 Exemplaren sur papier Maillol. Im Druckvermerk vom Künstler signiert. - Longos von Lesbos (in lateinischer Form: Longus), griechischer Schriftsteller der Antike. Nichts ist über sein Leben bekannt, und alles, was sich sagen lässt, ist, dass er wohl am Ende des 2. Jahrhunderts oder Anfang des 3. Jahrhunderts lebte. 2000 gr. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Gargantua - Lithographies de Schem - Avec une preface et des resumes explicatifs par Pierre Huguenin, un Glossaire et des notes de Louis Perceau

      Edition De Manoir, Dijon 1937 - In 4°; pagine 6-174-8 Numerosi capilettera istoriati e 32 litografie di Schem di cui 2 a doppia pagina Opera in tiratura dichiarata, esemplare N° 631 di 3325 Doratura al piatto superiore e barbe agli altri piatti. Il presente Esemplare di distingue una istorizzazione coeva e colorata che ne impreziosisce tutto il dorso proseguendo per 6 cm sul piatto superiore e 6 cm. sul piatto inferiore; il bel lavoro porta sul fondo del dorso la firma dell' esecutore (monogramma come da immagine). Non siamo riusciti ad identificare l'autore. La legatura è a 5 nervi a piena pelle chiara con inserti di carta marmorizzata ai piatti di colore sfumato. Legatura, interni e litografie sono esenti da qualsivoglia difetto.

      [Bookseller: Libri Antichi e Rari di A. Castiglioni]
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        Mr. Norris Changes Trains

      The Hogarth Press, London 1937 - Signed by Author. June, 1937 new edition of Isherwood's third novel with, on the title page, a line through his printed name & his signature beneath; from the library of Frank Thistlethwaite (Vice-Chancellor of the University of East Anglia from 1961 to 1980) who has signed the fep with the date November 6th 1937; A fellow of St John's College, Cambridge, Thistlethwaite served as a lecturer in the Faculty of Economics and Politics at the University of Cambridge from 1949-61 & was founding chairman of the British Association for American Studies (1955-59). As a young man he went from St. John's, on a Commonwealth fellowship, to the University of Minnesota & lived in America until the second world war which is probably where he met Isherwood; "Inspiration for the novel was drawn from Isherwood's experiences as an expatriate living in Berlin during the early 1930's and the character of Mr Norris is based on Gerald Hamilton. Originally planned as a much more comprehensive and conceptual work, Isherwood jettisoned much of the material and many of the characters to focus on Norris. Initially Isherwood planned to write the novel in the third person, but when he decided to narrow the novel's focus to Norris he changed to first person. He believed this would allow the reader to 'experience' Mr Norris as Isherwood had experienced Gerald Hamilton."; this novel & 'Goodbye to Berlin' provided the inspiration for the play 'I Am a Camera' (1951), the 1955 film 'I Am a Camera' (both starring Julie Harris), the Broadway musical 'Cabaret' (1966) and the film (1972) of the same name. a sound copy though with some wear to spine edges & corners; two newspaper clippings from the time of Isherwood's death are loosely inserted; 280 pages. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Novel; Germany; 1930s; Literature & Literary. Signed by Author. Inventory No: NOV00023. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        New York Fire Department Case Files : Case of George S. Preston, 1937 [Case files, witness statements, sternographer's transcripts, portrait photograph, confession, and other related documents]

      New York : FDNY 1937 - A unique collector's item. New York Fire Department's 1937 case files in typescript, regarding the case of George S. Preston, who set a large number of fires around the Bronx area of New York between 1935 & 1937. A number of fires were also set while he was employed by the New Haven Railroad. Contents: File and case reports (some on headed Bureau of Fire Investigation paper), statements from the accused and witnesses, employment records, police statements, interview transcripts and an original b/w portrait photo of the accused. Also includes 'George S. Preston's Confession' in a sealed Fire Department envelope. The documents are bound by metal clasp in a brown portfolio folder. The contents are in a very good to near fine condition, with just some minor edge nicks and dust-toning as with age. Remains particulalry well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. 1 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        L'amour fou

      Gallimard 1937 - Paris, Éditions Gallimard, nrf, coll. Métamorphoses III , 1937 - Broché, 14 cm x 19 cm, 176 pages dont 20 photos N&B hors-texte de Man Ray, Brassai, Dora Maar etc. - Texte de André Breton - Jaquette fatiguée - Bon état Language: eng [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        España. Cuyas seis letras sonoras restallan hoy en nuestra alma con un grito de guerra y mañana con una exclamación de júbilo y de paz." Cartel. Poster

      Valencia: LIT. S. DURA Socializada U.G.T.-C.N.T., 1937. 20 x 14.75 inches. Facsimile printed for the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives. Archivo General de la Guerra Civil Española, 0558.jpg.&

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        La Symphonie De La Peur

      L'Artisan Du Livre, Paris 1937 - L'Artisan du Livre 1937 - Non paginé - In Quarto broché couverture rempliée sous emboîtage - tiré à 1225 exemplaires au total - Un des 100 exemplaires sur Lafuma Navarre Hors Commerce numérotés de I à C et portant le numéro XIV - En page de garde dédicace de Bofa à Georges Duhamel augmentée de 4 dessins originaux collés par l'artiste - Ce qui en fait un exemplaire unique et recherché - Bon état d'usage - Size: 141X114 Mm [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        LE GRANDI FIRME (diretto da Cesare Zavattini con Boccasile protagonista delle straordinarie copertine) 77 numeri del 1937-1938 TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO., Milano, Le grandi firme, 1937

      - Divertente rivista di attualit? , novelle, umorismo, famosa anche per le straordinarie copertine (TUTTE QUESTE DELLA COLLEZIONE SONO DISEGNATE DA BOCCASILE ) con le sue simpatiche donnine slanciate che fecero sognare tanti ragazzi. Il periodico prosegue la linea delle precedenti edizioni dirette da PITTIGRILLI (il formato era diverso e le copertine non illustrate). La grande variet? e attualit? delle novelle e degli scritti è ampiamente dimostrata dall'autorevole e qualificata schiera di collaboratori( qui indichiamo solo gli italiani ma molti sono stati anche gli stranieri): Adami Giuseppe, Alvaro Corrado, Aniante Antonio, Antongini Tom, Appelius Mario, Bardi Ugo, Benelli Sem, Boccasile scrittore, Bondioli Franco, Bonsanti Alessandro, Bontempelli Massimo, Brancati Vitaliano, Buzzi Paolo, Calcagno Diego, Casella Alberto, Chistie Agatha, Ciarlantini Franco, D'ambra Lucio, Doletti Mino, Ferro Marise, Folgore Luciano, Frateil Armando, Gallian Marcello,Gec (Gianeri Enrico), Giorgeri Contri, Guerriero Vittorio, Marchesi Marcello, Marpicati Arturo, Milanesi Guido, Monicelli Franco, Moretti Marino, Napolitano G.G., Nosari Adone, Patti Ercole, Piccoli Valentino, Pittigrilli, Puccini Mario, Repaci Leonida, Roghi Bruno, Salsa Carlo, Saponaro Michele, Saviotti Gino, Titta Rosa, Toddi, Trilussa, Valori Gino, Varaldo Alessandro ecc. ecc. DUE VOLUMI RILEGATURA RECENTE con titoli in oro su tasselli ai dorsi Formato 29,5 x 41,5 e pagine 12 ogni numero. ANNO PRIMO dal num. 308 del 22 aprile al num. 344 del 30.12. 1937 ANNO SECONDO dal num. 345 del 6 gennaio al n. 384 del 6 ottobre 1938. La collezione di tutto il pubblicato, viene offerta a

      [Bookseller: Ferraguti service s.a.s. - Rivisteria]
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        Cup of Gold.

      London, Heinemann, 1937 - London, Heinemann, 1937, first British edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Author's First Book, rarely seen in this edition, even the Goldstone copy lacked its jacket, further highlighted by its being an Author Presentation Copy, Inscribed ("For Warren/much love/John Steinbeck"), extremely scarce thus, Goldstone & Payne A1d, Morrow 5, now housed in a beautiful, custom clamshell case with leather spine. Foxed, very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman ABAA]
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        The Red Pony.

      New York, Covici Friede Publishers, 1937 - Octavo. Original cream cloth over flexible boards, square panels ruled in grey, spine and front cover lettered in red, pony to front cover in red, top edge trimmed, others untrimmed; original glassine. Original slipcase, spine lettered in black and hand-numbered in red ink. A little rubbing to slipcase, a fine copy, rare in the original glassine. First edition, one of 699 numbered copies on handmade paper, signed by the author, this being number 5. This copy is from the library of Steinbeck's sister, Elizabeth Steinbeck Ainsworth, who died in 1992. Goldstone and Payne A9a; Gross & Hayman 27; Valentine 78. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Red Pony

      Covici Friede 1937 - SIGNED LIMITED EDITION of 699 copies printed. This copy is authentically SIGNED BY JOHN STEINBECK. The author didn't sign many trade edtions, and most of them are forgeries. The signed/limited edition guarantees that the signature is legit, directly from the publisher. The book is in nice condition with minor wear to the spine and edges. Otherwise, the binding is tight, and the pages are clean. There is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp clean copy in collector's condition. We buy Steinbeck First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Earthly Discourse.

      New York: The Vanguard Press, 1937 - Octavo. Original light brown cloth, titles to spine and upper board in blue, blue top-stain. With the dust jacket. Bindings lightly rubbe and marked, spine a little tanned, endpapers tanned, contents toned. A very good copy in the rubbed jacket with faded spine panel and two short closed tears. Portrait frontispiece. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author "To John & Carol Steinbeck in sorrow for their un-social thought and behavior, 'The Cats', Los Gatos California, November 11 1938". He has also autographed the frontispiece. Wood (1852–1944) was a writer, lawyer, and prominant supporter of radical causes, and Earthly Discourse is a collection of satirical stories in this vein. Wood was friendly with many activists and writers, including John Steinbeck, whose Of Mice and Men was published the year before this book was inscribed. "The Cats" was the name of Wood's house: the name of the town means "the cats" in Spanish. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        GESTES DE LA MARINA CATALANA. Segles IX al XVI extretres de les Cròniques de Catalunya.

      Ed. Alfil. Imp. Octavi Viader. Barcelona, 1937 - . 33 cm. 187 pàg., 1 f. Text amb tipus gòtic incunable. Il lustr. amb inicials, capçaleres i dibuixos, il luminats a mà per Germà Viader. Edició de 150 exemplars numerats en paper de fil Guarro (ex.9), d'un total de 160. Enq. de Montserrat en pergamí rígid, amb els títols pintats a mà, presentat en petaca. Historia de Catalunya. Marina. Bibliofília Libros modernos a partir de 1830 español

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        Falling Leaves: Tales from a Gun Room

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1937 - Well-told recollections of grouse, woodcock, geese, ducks, and other quarry. Inscribed on the dedication page, beneath the printed dedication (which reads: To those friends whose companionship with rod or gun has meant to much to me), "To the best friend of all - my wife, PHB" and dated May 1937 (DERRYDALE PRESS) First edition, No. 4 of 950 copies, inscribed by the author to his wife. 8vo. Illustrated by Aiden L. Ripley. Bound in full green morocco, gilt with leaf tooling, Cockerel endpapers, t.e.g., by Arno Werner. Fine. Housed in a matching morocco backed clamshell box. Siegel 115; Frazier B-1-a. Provenance: Don Frazier [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Bligh's Voyage in the Resource from Coupang to Batavia, Together with the Log of his Subsequent Passage to England in the Dutch Packet Vlydt and his Remarks on Morrison's Journal. .

      1937 1937 - With an introd. and notes by O. Rutter. (London): Golden Cockerel Press, 1937. Folio. Orig. blue and tan cloth. (162pp.). With double illust. title-page, text-illusts. by P. Barker-Mill, and 4 full-page facs. Uncut. Edition limited to 350 copies, this being No. 227. Some occasional light foxing.

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        STAR MAKER

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd.,. [1937]. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-ix [x] xi-xii 1-339 [340: printer's imprint],. original sea green wrappers printed in black.. Wrappers lightly worn at tail of spine panel and corner tips, several. faint creases to wrappers, spine panel just a bit age-darkened, a. very good, attractive copy. Rare. (#95773). Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the first edition. "Rough Proof" printed at head of title on front cover. Publication date "June 10th" and price "8s 6d" neatly written in red ink on front wrapper (Satty and Smith give the publication date as 24 June 1937). Stapledon's fourth novel, often regarded as his greatest work, and one of the very few truly seminal modern SF novels. "... mind-boggling imaginative tour de force ...." - Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2150-55. "... a tremendously exciting exposition of Stapledon's philosophy, which extends his thought to its logical conclusion." - Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 3-60. "A magnificent work by any standards; the most important speculative work of the period." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 2-121. "LAST AND FIRST MEN is just slightly an atheist's tract, based largely on nineteenth-century thought, and in particular on Winwood Reade's MARTYRDOM OF MAN. In STAR MAKER, the atheism has become a faith in itself, so that it inevitably approaches higher religion, which is bodied forth on a genuinely new twentieth- century perception of cosmology. It therefore marks a great step forward in Stapledon's art, the thought unfolding with little sense of strain through chapter after chapter. It is magnificent. It is almost unbearable ... LAST AND FIRST MEN and STAR MAKER soar far beyond the accepted limits of science fiction ... Stapledon is the great classical example, the cold pitch of perfection as he turns scientific concepts into vast ontological epic prose poems, the ultimate SF writer." - Aldiss and Wingrove, Trillion Year Spree: The History of Science Fiction, p. 198. Stapledon's "influence, both direct and indirect, on the development of many concepts which now permeate genre SF is probably second only to that of H. G. Wells." - Clute and Nicholls (eds), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), pp. 1151-53. Anatomy of Wonder (1981) 2-101; (1987) 2-112; and (2004) II-1072. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1514. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 722. Clarke, Tale of the Future (1978), p. 72. Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 153. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, pp. 205. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 215. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, pp. 209-12. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 185. Reginald 13562. Satty and Smith A7.1.1.1*.

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        Trial and Error

      New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company Inc. 1937, Advance Copy. (Wrappers) 351pp. Very good. Octavo. Original paper wrappers; small stain to front panel. A tight copy; pages clean and bright. Scarce publisher's advance copy. Journalist and crime writer Anthony Berkeley [Cox] wrote under several fictional pseudonyms and was a close friend of British humourist P.G. Wodehouse..

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        Great Contemporaries

      London: Thornton Butterworth Ltd.,, 1937. Octavo. Original blue cloth, title gilt to spine and front board, top edge blue, publisher's device in blind to the bottom fore-corners of both boards. 21 photographic plates. Spine very lightly sunned, top edge slightly faded, endpapers lightly tanned. An excellent copy. 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.

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