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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 .

      [Bookseller: Lyrical Ballad]
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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]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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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]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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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]

      [Bookseller: BOOKBARROW (P.B.F.A.)]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Sedon]
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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.&

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Les Editeurs Retrouvés]
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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

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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Parton Press 1937 - First English language edition. Original blue cloth backed black boards with black titles on the spine and blue title label on the upper cover in the very rare glassine dustwrapper with the printed price on the inside flap. A near fine book, with a neat inscription on the front end paper and minor wear to the corners. The glassine shows chipping to the corners and the spine with the sporadic loss of about an inch from the base of the spine. Originally published under the the title of Die Verwandlung in Leipzig in 1915, it was translated into English for this edition by A. L. Lloyd. Its perceptions make it one of the most significant works in the development of twentieth century consciousness. Vladimir Nabokov, who ranked The Metamorphosis second only to Ulysses in his critique of twentieth century prose, described Kafka as, "the greatest German writer of our time. Such poets as Rilke or such novelists as Thomas Mann are dwarfs or plaster saints in comparison to him." Rare in its glassine dustwrapper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        The Secret War. A Novel

      London: Hutchinson & Co. Ltd.,, [1937]. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black, map endpapers. With the dust jacket. A few small spots to edges of contents, cloth bright and fresh. An excellent copy in the rubbed and nicked jacket with slightly faded spine panel. First edition, first impression. A beautiful copy inscribed by the author on the title page, "For Mr. E. W. Shepard with the best of good wishes: from Dennis Wheatley. Jan 4th 37".

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Uncharted Seas

      Hutchinson & Compant (1937), London - Original black cloth, lettered in gilt. Illustrated map endpapers. Dust jacket art and endpapers drawn by Diana Younger. A very clean, bright and solid copy in the very scarce dust jacket. A "lost civilization" novel set in the South Atlantic. A lovely copy of a scarce title [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: First Place Books]
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      Charles Scribner's Sons. New York.,1937. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. First printing with the publishers "A" on copyright page. A fine copy of the book in a very near fine original dustwrapper with just a hint of rubbing to the edges and lower panel. Uncommon in such nice condition.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        To Have and Have Not

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1937. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt on green ground and to upper board gilt. With the dust jacket. Contents faintly toned. A superb copy in the dust jacket that is very slightly rubbed. First edition, first printing. A beautiful copy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Schoenberg [with a signed photograph of the composer with his sons, Ronald and Lawrence Schoenberg]

      New York: G Schirmer, 1937 Book. Illus. by Edwad Weston, Otto Rothschild, Carlos Dyer. Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. pp 319 [photographs and facsimile plates] A Festschrift to Arnold Schoenberg from 1937 with a vintage photograph of the composer and his two younger sons, signed and annotated by the inventor of the tone row. The photograph (9x15cm) which dates from the early 1940s shows Schoenberg bent over the two boys aged about 4 and 8 in front of what is probably their Californian home. At the bottom of the photograph Schoenberg has written the children's names: 'Ronny, Larry' and 'Grandpa' suggesting that the photograph was inscribed for one of his children from his first marriage (Gertrud or George) who had made him a grandfather by the early 1940s, It's also possible that this is a joke referring to his very evident age when he once again became a father to 'Larry' and 'Ronny' (his wife was 25 years his junior). There are arrows from each of the names to the figures above and also the greeting: 'Merry Xmas'. (Despite the composer's Jewish heritage, his second wife Gertrud Schoenberg was Catholic and their sons were brought up in their mother's tradition.) Schoenberg has signed his name diagonally to the right of the other inscriptions. The photograph is unmistakably a family snap but is elaborately annotated to the rear with instructions to 'Retouch man's face' and crop marks that suggest it was published at some time. The photograph was tipped into this book opposite the half title although the sellotape has long since dried out, with offsetting from the tape marks. The book which contains facsimile musical manuscript, photographs by Edward Weston and examples of Schoenberg's own art and writings is a beautifully designed publication in the publisher's blue cloth which is faded to the edges and markedly along the spine with rubbing to the cloth at the foot of the spine and the corners. Internally near fine. A splendid association copy. Please contact Christian White at Modernfirsteditions for more information about this book..

      [Bookseller: Modernfirsteditions Ltd]
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        To Have and Have Not

      Charles Scribner, New York 1937 - The Scribners A is present. A near Fine copy in smooth black boards with gold stampings. The only flaw to the book is a mild bump to the bottom front board.The pages are clean, and the binding is tight. The dust jacket is near fine with only a very minimal rub to the bottom of the jacket.The black and gold colors are very bright. Over all a highly collectible copy of this 1937 Hemingway book. Tis a beauty. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rose Publications]
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        IN PARENTHESIS seinnyessit e gledyf vm penn mameu

      5 1/2 x 9 in. xv, 224 pgs. Second impression, 1937. Tan cloth boards with blue rectangle and gilt lettering on spine. B&W frontis, illus and a map. Inside the front cover is a red band from its original sale presentation, with the words; 'Awarded the Hawthornden Prize'. Condition of the book is VERY GOOD ; corners and ends of spine slightly bumped but no wear, foxing to pastedowns and ffeps, but text unfoxed, very clean. Binding is tight. Some slight darkening to covers at edges, as well as upper spine. Previous owner, prof Victor Lange's bookplate on front pastedown. DJ condition is GOOD ; price-clipped, Scotch tape repairs inside to top of spine and one very small tear front cover, small closed tears and chipping to edges, medium/small open tear to top of spine, quite small open tears to base of spine, some very faint wear to front, slight soiling to back, spine darkened. In new Mylar wrapper. Memoir. RGR.

      [Bookseller: Andre Strong Bookseller]
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        To Have and Have Not

      Scribner, NY 1937 - Bound in black cloth, stamped in green and gold. The gilt on the facsimile signature on the front panel is barely readable. The gold and green stamped on the spine has held up well. Endpapers show some typical yellowing with the previous owner's neat name on the ffep. Overall a very acceptable copy of the true first edition (with the "A" on the copyright page) of this Hemingway novel. Included in the price of the book is a facsimile dust jacket that fits the book perfectly. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael J. Toth, Bookseller, ABAA]
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