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        The Road to Oxiana

      Macmillan & Co., London 1937 - First edition, 1937. Cloth hardcover in dust jacket, 341 pp., illustrated, clean unmarked text, a Very Good copy in Good dust jacket, a bit of cocking to the book, light soiling or discoloration to the outer pages and the page-edges, a bit of rubbing or bumping to the tips of the covers, soiling and discoloration to the dust jacket, tips and edges of the dust jacket with some wear including tearing and some loss. Dust jacket housed in archival dust jacket protector. Uncommon book, especially in dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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        Great Contemporaries

      Putnam, NY, 1937, 1st American printing. - Bound in smooth navy cloth, blocked in red and silver. Churchill writes biographic essays on 21 of the Great and The Good ( and the bad- as Hitler is here). 299 pages, indexed, photo plate of each subject. Book is especially crisp and bright. Top edges a rich even red shade. Spine nicely rounded, bright stamping. Dustwrapper is unclipped, a small piece gone at head of lower joint, an exceptionally bright spine. This is the most difficult of the pre-war Putnam dj's. Rarely seen in this condition. (ICS A43ab.1) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Churchill Book Specialist]
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        GREAT CONTEMPORARIES

      Thornton Butterworth Ltd. London.,1937. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (8.6 x 5.6 inches). Illustrated with 21 mono photo portraits including George Bernard Shaw, Leon Trotsky, Lawrence of Arabia, Hindenburg & Hitler and King George V. Some light spotting to the first couple of pages but overall a fine bright copy finely bound in recent leather binding of full dark blue morocco, spine with raised bands, ruled, decorated with Rampany Lion device and lettered in gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards. Top edge gilt. A lovely copy.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Great Contemporaries

      G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York 1937 - This is Churchill's much praised collection of insightful essays about 21 leading personalities of the day - including the likes of Lawrence, Shaw, and, most famously, Hitler. About Hitler, Churchill writes: "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." The book was written with what has been called "penetrating evaluation, humor, and understanding." Churchill also reveals key glimpses into his own character and perspective. This is as fascinating a read today as it was in 1937. Offered here is the first U.S. edition, first printing, a fine copy in a very good dust jacket. The blue cloth binding is tight, clean and square, with sharp corners and virtually no wear. The contents are clean and tight. No spotting. No inscriptions. The red-stained top edge retains vivid, unfaded color. The correct, first printing dust jacket is unclipped, still bearing the original $4.00 price on the front flap. The jacket is also unfaded, retaining unusually bright blue color, even on the spine. The jacket does suffer some wear. There is chipping at the spine ends, along the bottom edge of the front face, and at the top edge of the rear face, the largest being a 1.75 wide by .5 inch deep triangular loss at the rear face. There is also a faint vertical crease at the spine and wear at the front flap fold. Nonetheless, this is a better than usual copy of a scarce first printing dust jacket. The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A105.2.a, Woods/ICS A43(ab.1), Langworth p.179. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector, IOBA]
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        First Publication of Raymond Chandler's Story "Try the Girl" in: Black Mask, January, 1937

      New York: Pro-Distributions Publishing Company, 1937 - First Edition, First Printing. New York: Pro-Distributions Publishing Company, 1939. Vol. XIX, No. 11. A very good copy, the front cover of which is slightly creased, has some tears and an unobtrusive ownership inscription. Pages clean and supple. Apart from Chandler's "A complete novelette", contents include Max Brand's "Bulldog" - Theodore Tinsley's "Little Guy" - Dwight V. Babcock's "State Narcotic Dick" - Cornell Woolrich's "Shooting Going On" - Roger Torrey's "Murder Frame" - A readers' forum "The Amateur Detective" - J.M. Bell's "The Blinking Eye". The Ur-Farewell, My Lovely: "Nick Carmady goes to the root of the trouble." This item from our Catalogue 9, which you can download at ygrbooks.ch. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Yves G. Rittener - YGRbookS]
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        Kap mit der Säule Aegina. Oel auf Leinwand.

      1937 - 1937. Bildgrösse 62x75,5 cm. Unten links signiert u. datiert. In hellem Holzrahmen 76x90 cm. Literatur: Sailer, Seewald 1889-1976, München 1977. Mit Abbildung des Werkes auf Seite 153. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        Krokodil.

      (Moskau, Rabotschej Gasety), 1925-1937. - [Text russisch]. Sammlung von 57 Heften. 4°. Farb. illustr. OUmschl. 12 bis 16 SS. mit sehr zahlr. meist farb. Karikaturen und einigen Fotomontagen. Sprache: Russisch, Erste Ausgaben. - Das sowjetische Gegenstück zum "Simplizissimus" mit Karikaturen von Deni, Moor, Epifanow, Th. Th. Heine u.a. - Vorhanden sind Nr. 2, 17-18, 21, 26-28 1925; Nr. 1-5 u. 10-11 1926; Nr. 25, 27-39, 43 u. 47 1928; Nr. 4, 9-10, 16, 19, 30, 32, 34, 36 u. 45 1928; Nr. 7-9 u. 25 1929; Nr. 28-29 1930; Nr. 9, 12, 17/18 u. 27 1931; Nr. 13-14, 32 u. 34 1932; Nr. 1-4 u. 9 1933; Nr. 5-7, 20/21 u. 24 1934; Nr. 23 u. 30 1936; Nr. 31 1937. - W Obloshke-Kat.-Moskau 117 u. 229. - Randläsuren, teils gefaltet, vereinzelt fleckig, ein Blatt fehlt. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Frank Albrecht (VDA/ILAB)]
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        My Tahiti

      LIttle Brown, Boston 1937 - Lime green cloth with illus of palm trees on the shore. Bumps to lower corners, spine and edges very slightly faded, clean and unmarked, exceptional condition. Scarce jacket shows minor wear to corners and spine ends. The story of Ropati's first five years in Tahiti, beginning in 1920. Additional photos on request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Trench Books]
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        HPL

      [Belleville, N. J.: Corwin F. Stickney,. 1937]. Small octavo, 12 unnumbered leaves, printed on rectos only,. printed paper wrappers (in imitation of leatherette), stapled.. Touch of tanning to covers, else a fine copy. (#110365). First edition. Limited to 25 copies. Published by Corwin F. Stickney (Belleville, N.J.) in 1937, although no printing information appears anywhere in the book. Twenty-five copies were printed and given free to whoever paid a year's subscription of 25¢ to Stickney's AMATEUR CORRESPONDENT. The book was announced in the Lovecraft Memorial issue of AMATEUR CORRESPONDENT (May / June 1937) on page [29]: "These poems -- all favorites of Lovecraft -- have been combined to form a tribute to this man's poetic genius, which, while not so generally appreciated as his ability for writing prose, was nevertheless greater than that of most living fantasy writers. The size of this volume is four by six inches, and it is printed on an excellent grade of book paper with an attractive leatherette cover. The frontispiece carries Virgil Finlay's portrait of HPL used on this month's cover of the CORRESPONDENT. Every admirer of Lovecraft will undoubtedly want a copy of this petite volume. Obviously, however, it cannot be placed on sale; and it would be much beyond our means to send a copy free of charge to everyone who would write in for one. We therefore believe the only logical method of distribution is to give a free copy with every subscription to the CORRESPONDENT, at the regular rate of twenty-five cents for a year. We reason that practically every one who would be interested in such a booklet reads the CORRESPONDENT and would be willing to obtain a copy in this manner. Inasmuch as a very limited number of copies of the first edition of this volume are being printed, we urge you to reply with your subscription by return mail, mentioning this advertisement to insure your receipt of a copy." Pavlat and Evans, Fanzine Index (1965), p. 53. Joshi I-A-12.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Arbeit!

      Im Gemeinschaftsverlag von Volk und Reich Verlag G.M.B.H. und H. Bechhold Verlagsbuchhandlung (1937), Berlin & Frankfurt - 4to. 23,200,25-29,[3]pp. Paper-covered boards with blind-stamped name of author, and title in black on cover and spine. With original photographic dust jacket. Dr. Paul Wolff's most famous and best work on industrial photography. Profusely illustrated with photographs in b/w and sepia tone of workers in construction, in the automobile-, metal, steel, coal, chemical, and various other industries. Includes one text page of Adolf Hitler's speech held in the Reichstag on January 30th, 1937. Contents: Einleitung: Arbeit! von Paul G. Ehrhardt. Aus der Berufsarbeit vieler Jahre von Dr. Paul Wolff. Streik! Gleichberechtigung. Wunder! Bildteil: Handwerker, Spinnen und Weben, Bauen und Verkehr, Metallverarbeitung, Automobilbau, Feinmechanik, Kraft, Chemie, Metallhütten, Stahl und Eisen, Steinkohle. Schlusstext: Aus der Führerrede am 30. Januar 1937. Werkphotographie, eine Gegenwartsaufgabe! von Dr. Paul Wolff. Verzeichnis der Firmen. Front board bowed. some sunning on boards, two-inch split along tail of spine on front board, firmly holding. Minor creasing and scuffing on dj. Slight foxing on inside of dj. Paper-split along gutter at title-page, firmly holding. Text in German. Overall tight copy with dj and binding in good, interior in near fine condition. "Bester und gesuchtester Band des Fotografen." (Heidtmann 11523) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        The Years

      Hogarth, London 1937 - Dust Jacket by Vanessa Bell has some chipping to edges and some nearly invisible water stains to the spine. The book itself is better than very good and a nice tight copy. It is as old as I am but doesn't look it at all. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Martin Breese Books]
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        THE COMPLETE SET OF 4 ORIGINAL DRAWINGS FOR THE FIRST TRADE EDITION OF THE SILVER HORN

      [New York?]: Done for Grand, Gordon, The Silver Horn, Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing Co, 1937 - ALSO INCLUDED ARE 2 DRAWINGS NOT USED: a 7 x 1 1/2 inch pen drawing of a hunting horn, unsigned, and a beautifully executed 11 1/2 x 7 1/2 inch pen and ink drawing for the title page showing a huntsman in partial profile, signed FB, both fine. The identity of "FB" has not been determined. These drawings were done for the Winward House Edition of The Silver Horn, the first trade edition after The Derrydale Press limited edition of 1932. Winward House, owned by the owners of The Derrydale Press, was established in 1933 to provide less expensive and more widely marketed volumes than those issued by Derrydale; The Silver Horn was one of four Derrydale reprints issued under its aegis. Ralph Ludwig Boyer (1879-1952), a well- known illustrator, painter and etcher, illustrated four books for The Derrydale Press between 1936-1939, including Tranquility, and Random Casts. His portraits of Colonel John Weatherford and the other main characters catch superbly the spirit of Gordon Grand's classic text. A FINE SET OF ILLUSTRATIONS First Winward House Edition. Each drawing--a portrait of one of the book's characters--is 9 x 7 inches (excluding margins). The drawings are rendered in ink and gray wash; there are a few light marginal smudges, printer's penciled notes in one margin, away from the image, else fine. Siegel pp. 235-238

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Yissakhar Ber Ribak; zayn lebn un shafn

      Komitet Tsu Fareybikn dem Ondenk Fun Yissakhar-Ben Ribak, Paris 1937 - Scarce. 204/450. Sm.all Folio. 94pp. text with 5 in-text b/w reproductions of photographs followed by 32 leaves of plates. Original illustrated tan wrappers bound in black library cloth. Frontispice photogravure portrait. Retrospective catalog of the Wildenstein exhibition published shortly after Ryback's death. Issachar Ryback (1897-1935) was an important contributor to the Russian art scene until 1921 when he emigrated to Berlin. In 1926 he moved to Paris and in 1935 died just a day before the opening of his first retrospective exhibition, organized by the famous international art dealer, collector and scholar, Daniel Leopold Wildenstein (1917-2001). Ryback was an important member of the Russian Jewish modernist movement whose artists were seeking to revitalize Jewish art during a period which saw the cultural efflorescence of Yiddish literature, music, theater, and art. Illustrated with 32 b/w lithographic reproductions of Ryback's paintings. Ex-library with card catalogue envelope and stamps inside. Previous owners stamp on title page. Minor age-toning of block not affecting text or plates.Text in Yiddish. In very good condition. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        The Case of the Seven of Calvary

      Simon and Schuster, New York 1937 - First edition. A bit of staining on the front board, a little edgeworn, an about very good copy lacking the dustwrapper. Nicely Inscribed by the author, utilizing most of the front fly, leaving space between the greeting and signature: "For Raymond Radford [large space] in fond memory. Anthony Boucher Los Angeles 10/13/37. [large space] After hours of futile cognition, I leave a blank for a punning inscription. I can't conceive anything worthy of your past efforts." Boucher's first book, and uncommon signed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Case of The Seven of Calvary

      Simon & Schuster, New York 1937 - Very Good in the publisher's full black cloth. The spine is stamped in gilt (still brilliant) and the front board is stamped in blind. Deep red topstain and beige endpapers. 312pps. (For purposes of presentation, a beautiful facsimile dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, has been added to this item.) There is a bit of wear at the tips and the spine-ends including a 1/8" nick in the cloth at the heel of the spine. Also, there is a small bump at the fore-edge of five or six pages. Internally, there is a previous owner's gift inscription and name-stamp near the top of the ffep. Otherwise clean and bright with a sound and square binding. SIGNED by the author -- without further inscription -- on the ffep. A nice copy of this Inner Sanctum Mystery -- scarce signed. The author's first novel and a high-spot in the mystery genre. "We pass this book along to innumerable readers who, we believe, are going to find it as brilliant and baffling as we did. Some of the ingredients are: (1) A cast of characters in which the author has marked those who are not guilty. (2) A chapter-before-the-last in which the author sums up his case, restates the essential clues, and gives the actual page numbers on which they appear. (3) The symbol of The Seven of Calvary, left at the scene of each murder, that leads to a dead end every time. (4) A scholar who solves the murders without leaving the quiet of his library. The first death takes place on the campus of a large American university. There is, seemingly, no motive for it. There is no clue of any kind except the rough drawing of The Seven of Calvary left near the body. And from this very lack of motive, this apparently patternless murder, Dr. Ashwin gets the first intimation of the pieces of the puzzle -- an intimation that crystallizes with the second murder into a perfect whole. Mr. Boucher presents his puzzle with skill; he salts it with a lusty sense of humor; he has a lot of fun with his characters. In short, we hope you enjoy it." -- Inner Sanctum Mysteries. Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Satisfaction guaranteed or all costs you've incurred will be refunded. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. To assist with your decision, photos, comprehensive, can be emailed upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Nooks Of Books (IOBA, Betr. Bus. Bureau)]
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        The Hobbit

      London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd.,, 1937. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, edges gilt. With an elaborate onlay to both the front and back boards. With 13 illustrations by J. R. R. Tolkien including the endpapers of maps and scenes from the book, of which 4 are in colour. Both onlays are in full colour, on the front the onlay imitates the scene of the frontispiece, Hobbiton-across-the-Water. On the back Bilbo floats on his barrel towards the huts of the Raft elves. The occasional spotting to pages, an excellent copy in a fine binding. First edition, first printing. A beautifully bound copy of this high spot of children's literature.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Down Under

      J.B. Lippincott, Philadelphia 1937 - First American edition. Fine in very good dustwrapper with a small chip on the front panel, and a little wear at the crown. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Record of the Foundation of Australia from its Conception to the Settlement at Sydney Cove.

      1937 1937 - Compl. from the original documents in the Public Record Office, with Extracts from the Log-Books of H.M.S. Sirius and an Introd. and Notes by O. Rutter. Foreword by the Hon. B.S.B. Stevens, M.L.A., Premier of New South Wales. (London): Golden Cockerel Press, 1937. Folio. Or.cl. (152pp.). Illust. by P. Barker-Mill with 5 engrvs., and 4 full-page facs. Ed.lim. to 375 copies on hand-made paper, this being No.278. Uncut. Occasional light foxing, otherwise a fine crisp copy.

      [Bookseller: Berkelouw Books]
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        The First Fleet. The record of the foundation of Australia from its conception to the Settlement at Sydney Cove.

      1937 1937 - Compl. from the original documents in the Public Record Office. With extracts from the log-books of H.M.S. Sirius and an introd. and notes . (London): Golden Cockerel Press, 1937. Folio. Orig. illust. cloth (spine slightly darkened). Gilt. (152pp.). Illust. by P. Barker-Mill with frontisp., title-vign., 5 engrvs., and 4 full-page facs. Ed. lim. to 375 copies on hand-made paper, this being No. 352. Uncut. Endpapers foxed and some occasional light foxing, otherwise a very good copy.

      [Bookseller: Berkelouw Books]
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        The Red Pony.

      NY, Covici Friede, 1937 - NY, Covici Friede, 1937, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. With publisher's numbered slipcase and its original glassine dust jacket, No. 599 of 699 copies Signed by Steinbeck, it is comprised of The Gift, The Great Mountains, and The Promise, printed on hand-made La Garde paper and printed by the Pynson Printers in September 1937 under the supervision of Elmer Adler, Goldstone & Payne A9a, Morrow 78, copies that still include the original glassine jacket are very scarce. Tiny chipping to glassine jacket, else a true beauty, fine, this is the best copy we have ever seen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman ABAA]
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        TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937.. Black cloth, spine stamped in gilt and green. Very slight darkening at endsheet gutters, tiny pencil-eraser tip size spot of dulling toward top of upper board, otherwise a better than very good copy in faintly edge- worn metallic-finish dust jacket. First edition. The sourcework for the 1944 Howard Hawks classic film adaptation, starring Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, Walter Brennan, Hoagy Carmichael, et al. The screenplay was co-credited to William Faulkner and James Furthman. HANNEMAN A14a.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        To Have and Have Not

      NY: Scribner. 1937. A novel about a reluctant Caribbean gun runner, which brought the author criticism for its heavy-handed attempt to infuse the story with the fashionable left wing politics of the time. As his first novel since A Farewell to Arms, any book would have been found wanting; and even though we do not look to Hemingway's novels for piercing political analysis, the sympathies expressed in this book are exactly those that drove him to Spain during the Spanish Civil War in futile support of the Spanish Republic -- one of the defining events of Hemingway's life. Basis for the 1944 movie with Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall and a screenplay by William Faulkner. Very near fine with just a few unobtrusive smudges to the boards and a faint shadow on the flyleaf; in a very near fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing to the spine and spine folds. First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Le réveille-matin.

      Grasset 1937 - - Grasset , Paris 1937, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Emmanuel Berl. Agréable exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Book of Birds Vol 1 & 2

      National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C. 1937 - From the Harold Bell Wright estate. Certificate of authentication from the estate included. Two volumes. "To Harold Bell Wright hoping he may find some pleasure in these volumes, from one who has admired his literary genius for many years, Gilbert Grosvenor, April 21, 38" [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Collectorsemall]
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        SCHWEIZER GARTEN. Illustrierte Monatsschrift für alle Gebiete des Gartenbaus. Organ für Gartenliebhaber. Sammlung von 13 Jahrgängen (1937-1949) in 15 Einzelbänden.,

      Zürich : Ed. Hoffmann-Lang, 1937-1949. - 15 Bände, insgesamt ca. 6000 S. Sammlung der Jahrgänge 1937 bis 1949 des Schweizer Gartenbau-Journals. Liebevoll geschriebene Artikel zu Technik, Leben, Wissen und Kultur des Gartens und seiner Bewohner. Die 13 Jahrgänge teilen sich auf insgesamt 15 Bände auf. Die Jahrgänge 1946 und 1947 sind doppelt. Die Ausgaben November und Dezember 1945 sind in einem der beiden 1946er Bänden eingefasst worden. Nur vereinzelt wurden die originalen Heftumschläge mit eingebunden. Die Bücher wurden aus einem Bibliotheksbestand ausgesondert, innen mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen. Außen zeigen sie leichte Abriebspuren. Fünf der Leineneinbände weisen leichte Stockflecken auf, einer ist stärker fleckig (Jg. 1949). Innen sind die Seiten übherwiegend frisch und sauber. Nur vereinzelt finden sich leichte Flecken. Sehr guter bis guter Gesamtzustand! Auf Anfrage schicken wir gern eine Liste mit weiteren Bildern des Konvolutes. zqx Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 13500 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiq. Bookfarm/ Sebastian Seckfort]
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        Monte Carlo Casino

      London, Stanley Paul & Co.,, 1937. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full black morocco, single morocco title label crimson, titles to spine gilt, raised bands, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, plain burgundy endpapers, all edges gilt. With 15 half-tone illustrations. A fine copy. First Edition, First Impression, preceding the American edition published the following year. The classic work by the then president of the International Sporting Club.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Sound The Trumpet

      New York: Pegasus Publishing Company, 1937. First Edition. The author's first book, billed as "a romantic novel of steel and sex and war." It follows the son of a wealthy steel magnate between Indiana and Virginia, both before and during WW2, as well as the sweep of American industrialism. With superb wraparound dustjacket art, featuring an etching of an industrial scene by Di Gemma. Rare in or out of jacket; we find no copies for sale in the trade (2014), with OCLC showing 3 institutional holdings (NY Public, Stony Brook University, Midpointe). First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); blue cloth, with titling, rule, and decorations stamped in dark yellow on spine and front panel; dustjacket; 342pp. Contemporary gift inscription to front endpaper, top edge foxed, faint spotting to endpapers and text edges, with a hint of sunning to spine and light rubbing to lower rear panel; Very Good. Dustjacket is price-clipped, edgeworn, with several nicks and tears, a handful of which have been tape-mended on verso, and some faint spotting to flaps and on verso; Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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        On the banks of Plum Creek

      HARPER & BROS, NY & LONDON 1937 - stated 1st ediition, 1937, I-M, hinges are badly cracked and boards are loose and badly rubbed, front & rear endpaper missing, some staining to pages, corners frayed and top/bottom of spine, inside front and back boards have a small black crayon mark DATE PUBLISHED: 1937 EDITION: 239 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        A Winter Firework / by Villiers David ; with Decorations by Osbert Lancaster

      London : the Author 1937 - Physical desc. : 20 p. ; 19 cm. Limited edition: No. 124 of 150 copies. Subject: Golden Cockerel Press --Short stories, English --20th century Fine 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 1 Kg. 20 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Manuscrits arméniens illustrés des XII ème, XIII ème et XIV ème siècles de la bibliothèque des pères mekhitharistes de Venise d'après les clichés et sous le patronage de la Frick Art Reference Library

      éditions E. de Boccard 1937 - Paris, éditions E. de Boccard, 1937 - 2 volumes, 1 broché, 25,5 cm x 32 cm, 202 pages, importante bibliographie et 1 cartonné, fermé par un cordonnet, dos toilé couv. rempliée, bien complet de la notice explicative non paginée et des 102 planches phothographiques noir et blanc - Texte de Sirarpie Der Nersessian, préface de Gabriel Millet- Cachet de bibliothèque arménienne, très bon état Language: eng [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Sedon]
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        KOGATA KAMERA NO UTSUSHIKATA TSUKAIKATA

      1937 - [PHOTOGRAPHY] KIMURA Ihei. KOGATA KAMERA NO UTSUSHIKATA TSUKAIKATA. Tokyo, Genko^sha, Sho^wa 12 [1937]. 8vo. A master's handbook to photographic techniques, here on the use of the pocket camera. Kimura Ihei's second publication, from his early years. It includes the famous images of a market-day in Naha (Okinawa) as well as photographs that were later used in 'Japanese School Life' (1937) 'The Girls of Japan' (1939), and 'Japan through a Leica' (1939). Detailed technical information is given on each image as well as the location and circumstances of the shot. Includes an original Kimura photograph of a lady holding an opened magazine with a nude picture, that was printed by Koishi Kiyoshi. Unusual and interesting work. Overall good condition in a slightly soiled and edgeworn slipcase.

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

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

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        FOLKLORE COSTUMI POPOLARI RUMENI 134 LITOGRAFIE - PORTUL POPULAR ROMANESC

      SCRISUL ROMANESC S.A. CRAIOVA 1937 CARTELLA CONTENENTE 134 LITOGRAFIE RAPPRESENTANTI COSTUMI TRADIZIONALI DELLE VARIE ETNIE RUMENE , OGNI LITOGRAFIA MISURA CM 34 X 26,5 , TESTO A MARGINE DI OGNI LITOGRAFIA CON DESCRIZIONE IN ITALIANO , FRANCESE , TEDESCO ED INGLESE. 134 LITOGRAFIE SCIOLTE CONTENUTE IN CARTELLA ORIGINALE IN CARTONATO E TESSUTO. PRIMA EDIZIONE , RARO Libro

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        Le Monde D'Einstein Structure De La Matierre et Mesure De L"Univers De Newton

      Cruves et Vincent 1937 - VERY GOOD; FIRST EDITION; SOFT COVER; IN FRENCH; the pages are clean and unmarked (except for a signature on the flyleaf) and the binding is very good; the covers show some edgewear and chipping at the spine; ALSO CONTAINS A HAND WRITTEN LETTER OF ONE PAGE BOTH SIDES BY THE AUTHOR ON HIS OWN LETTERHEAD IN FRENCH TO THE DIRECTOR OF THE OBSERVATORY AT MT. WILSON AND DATED: 18 January 1938; A ONE OF A KIND ITEM. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Treasures of Illumination- English Manuscripts of the Fourteenth Century (c.1250 to 1400)

      London. The Studio Ltd. 1937. Beautifully bound by Zahnsdorf in gilt titled full snowy vellum. Lovely gilded endsheets. t.e.g. 4to (8.5" x 12"). This edition on hand-made paper, is limited to 215 numbered copies of which this copy is number 8. Lavishly illustrated with 24 tipped-in colour plates reproducing the most decorative examples of early English illuminated manuscripts. A most desireable and well regarded study. An elegant presentation. Usual slight vellum bowing to front cover. Covers mildly soiled, spine slightly darkened. A lovely copy of this elusive limited issue.Featured Art.

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        Sally Bowles

      London: Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 1937. . First edition. Small 8vo. 150 pp. Recent dark blue full morocco, spine with raised bands, gilt rules and decoration to panels, gilt rules to boards, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. A handsome copy.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Typed letter signed.

      Huntington, NY, 10. VIII. 1937. - Large 4to. ¾ p. With typed envelope. In German, to Manfred Hohenemser, expressing his delight that he was able to come to the U.S., thanking him for his letter, inquiring about a young physicist of the same surname and offering to recommend him, and warning that Jewish scholars cannot easily obtain a position at an American university. - Mounted to a sheet of black paper cut to size, vertical fold touching end of signature; somewhat wrinkled.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Blundell's Last Guest: A Detective Story

      New York: Chelsea House. (1937). First. First edition. Fine in an attractive, very near fine dustwrapper. Author's own copy, with his Riverside Drive, New York stamp on the front fly. A mystery, apparently Blundell's last guest treats him poorly. Scarce in jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD

      PHILADELPHIA PA: LIPPINCOTT CO (J.B.). NEAR FINE IN A VERY GOOD D.J.. PUB 1937. FIRST EDITION. BOOK IS ABOUT FINE WITHOUT ANY MARKS TO THE BINDING OR THE TEXT AND JUST A TRACE OF WEAR AT THE TOP OF THE SPINE. D.J. IS WORN AT THE CORNERS, VERTICAL FOLDS, WITH SHALLOW CHIPPING TO THE ENDS OF THE SPINE PANEL, A NUMBER OF EDGE TEARS WITH ONE AFFECTING THE "T" IN "THEIR" OF THE TITLE ON THE FRONT PANEL, SPINE PANEL SLIGHTLY DARKENED WITH SOME FAINT SPOTTING, AND NOT PRICE-CLIPPED. TEARS AND LACUNA HAVE BEEN NICELY REPAIRED BY PROFESSIONAL PAPER CONSERVATOR, BUT THERE HAS BEEN NO RESTORATION TO THE EXTERIOR OF THE D.J. A VERY NICE CLEAN AND TIGHT COPY OF THIS RARE HURSTON HIGHLIGHT. .

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