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        Vertigo: A Novel in Woodcuts by Lynd Ward

      Random House, New York 1937 - SIGNED. 230 images. Octavo [21 cm] Navy blue cloth with spiral illustration to boards. Publisher's black topstain. With light rubbing to the extremities, gentle bumping to the spine ends, and moderate darkening to areas of the endpapers. In the elusive jacket, with toning, and a number of small losses from the edges and closed tears that have been backed with tape (one tear has been neatly dabbed with glue). This copy is inscribed by Lynd Ward in the year of publication on the half title: For____, with love and good wishes from (?), Lynd Ward. Dec. 1937." Vertigo was the sixth of Ward's great wordless novels. Vertigo tells the story of the Great Depression through three intertwining stories of greed, love, death and despair. Ward produced six wordless novels between 1929 and 1937, and although Ward continued to be an in demand illustrator for the rest of his life, these early works find him at the absolute height of his creative and artistic powers. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Think and Grow Rich

      Meriden, CT: The Ralston Society, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Very Good, lacking the dust jacket. Several light scuffs to cloth, light rubbing at extremities, light rubbing to gilt titles on spine. Heavy staining to bottom edge of page block and several stains to top and for edge of page block, pages toned. Previous owner name to front and rear paste downs, and initials inked to bottom inner edge of the bottom board. Else a rather presentable copy of the first printing.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA]
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        My Tahiti

      Little, Brown and Company, Boston 1937 - No signatures. Some foxing to dust-jacket and to endpapers. Small <1/2" tears to margins of dust-jacket. Small l<1/2" losses to dust-jacket at corners and ends of spine. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; Stated first edition. 277 pages + frontispiece + plates. Light green cloth boards with lettering and illustration in dark green on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 208 x 139mm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Organisationsbuch der NSDAP.

      München, Franz Eher Vlg., 1937. 4. Aufl. (151.-200. Tsd.) zahlreiche meist farbige Abbildungstafeln, 592 S. 8°, Oleinwand, Silberprägung auf Rücken und Vorderdeckel, Einband mit geringen gebrauchsspuren, Kapitale leicht bestossen, private Widmung auf Vortitel, ansonsten sehr gut.Versand D: 5,00 EUR Nationalsozialismus, NSDAP

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        Fe. Doctrina Nacionalsindicalista. Epoca 1, No. 1 (January 1937) through Epoca 2, No. 4/5 (March-April 1938)

      Eight total issues in seven fascicules (Epoca 1, Nos. 1-6 and Epoca 2, No. 4/5), housed in two volumes (302, 160 pp.) of the irregularly published Fascist and National Syndicalist Spanish political journal, issued first by the Jefatura Nacional de Prensa y Propaganda and later by the Delegación Nacional de Prensa y Propaganda de F.E.T. de las J.O.N.S. on behalf of the Falange Española Tradicionalista y de las Juntas de Ofensiva Nacional-Sindicalista, Epoca 2 edited by Alfonso García Valdecasas. Scattered illustrations including photomontages. Epoca 1 issues with some foxing especially along fore-edge, Epoca 2 with some minor foxing especially to title page. 8vo. Epoca 1 half-calf with raised spine, original wrpps. bound in, some rubbing to extremities; Epoca 2 orig. printed wrpps., soiling and foxing to covers. San Sebastián/Pamplona, Spain 1937-1938. The Falange Española Tradicionalista y de las Juntas de Ofensiva Nacional-Sindicalista was formed in April 1937 by General Franco, when he merged the Traditionalists with the pre-existing Falange Española de las Juntas de Ofensiva Nacional-Sindicalista (or FE de la JONS). The FE de la JONS was itself a merged group, founded in 1934 by the joining of the Falange Española (founded in October 1933) and the Juntas de Ofensiva Nacional-Sindicalista (founded in October 1931). From 1937 forward, the Falange became the sole legal political party in Spain until its dissolution in 1977. As of November 2017, WorldCat locates 6 various holdings of Fe in North American institutions. All appear to be incomplete; no earlier issues from Epoca 2 were found in the United States.

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        HOY: Revista Mensual. Portavoz del Comité Regional en Cataluña de los Industrias de la Edificación Madera y Decoración. Vol I, no. 1 (all published?)

      Comité Regional en Cataluña de los Industrias de la Edificación Madera y Decoración, C.N.T - A.I.T., Barcelona 1937 - The unlikeliest of publishing endeavors during the depredations of wartime: an avant-garde, large-format, lavishly illustrated journal of architecture and decorative arts, issued no less under the auspices of an anarchist workers federation. The editors intended to usher in a new era of progressivism and modernism following the defeat of the fascist rebels in the July Barcelona uprising of 1936 (".aquel magnifico y revolucionario 19 de julio, tan digno y decisivo; no solo como fin de etapa, sino tambien como prologo de una etapa nueva repleta de posibilidades, consequidas ya en parte ye en parte perfiladas, no siempre malogradas."), and the magazine fashioned itself upon the model of such avant-garde revolutionary journals as the Soviet Union's USSR in Construction and the American Labor Defender, with bold photo-montage layouts and modernist typography. The timing was not propitious. By December 1937 the Republic was mired in an increasingly hopeless civil war, and the glorious New Era that had seemed so certain in July of 1936 was now a rapidly fading hope. The magazine appears to have lasted for only a single issue before folding; today it is extremely rare, with no examples in North America and only two physical locations noted in European institutions via COPAC and OCLC (Biblioteca Nacional and Bibliotheque Nanterre). BNE attributes editorship to the avant-garde graphic artist Darío Carmona de la Puente, but this information does not appear to derive from the publication itself, which makes no editorial attribution. Large folio (49cm). Staple-bound pictorial paper wrappers; 23pp; illus. Horizontal fold; partial perforation at bound edge; creasing to corners with marginal soil to wrappers and a few chips to contents; a sound, Good or better example. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Present Indicative

      Frontispiece and 30 illustrations. First US edition, limited to 301 copies signed by the author. 8vo., original cream buckram, black label to spine. New York, Doubleday, Doran & Company.

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        The Road to Wigan Pier.

      London: Victor Gollancz, 1937.. FIRST EDITION. Octavo (22 x 15 cm), pp.viii; 264. With 32 black and white photographic plates. Not including the foreword, which appeared in the first Left Book Club edition. In publisher's blue cloth with yellow titles to spine. With original light yellow dust-jacket with titles to spine and front cover. Some spotting to prelims and edges; heavy tobacco scent. Very slight reading lean. Chipping to jacket corners and head and tail of spine; spine lightly browned. Very good indeed. Orwell's famous sociological analysis of working class life in the bleak industrial heartlands of Northern England prior to the Second World War, commissioned by Victor Gollancz in January 1936. Orwell received a £500 advance (two years' income for him at the time), and researched the book by spending the harsh winter of 1936 living in Barnsley, Sheffield and Wigan; three urban areas of heavy industry producing coal, steel and textiles respectively. The book was chosen by Gollancz for its popular Left Book Club, which issued most of the copies printed (over 44,000) in 1937, making the first Gollancz trade edition of just 2,150 copies very rare, especially in a jacket.

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        Schönheit im Olympischen Kampf.

      Im Deutschen Verlag, Berlin. 1937 - Second edition (''Zweite Auflage, 21. bis 32. Tausend). Quarto. 281 pages, almost all devoted to stills from Riefenstahl's groundbreaking documentary film of the 1936 Olympic Games. Captions in five languages. Brick-red cloth gilt. Near fine in very good dustwrapper with several long closed tears repaired on the reverse. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Italia Imperiale.

      Milano, Alfieri e Lacroix, 1937. Edizione speciale della Rivista Illustrata del Popolo d'Italia. Libro "oggetto" in folio di cm. 39x45. Contiene: Storia del passato; L'Italia Fascista; Versaglia e Ginevra; Precedenti del conflitto etiopico; La conquista militare dell'Abissinia; Fondazione dell'Impero; L'economia imperiale. Fotografie e fotogrammi dell'Istituto Nazionale Luce. Fotografi: Stefano Bricarelli, Federico Patellani, Lucio Ridenti, Bruno Stefani. Pittori: Mario Sironi, Marcello Nizzoli, Erberto Carboni... La parte artistica dell'edizione è stata curata da M. Luigi Poli caporedattore. Direttore Manlio Morgagni. Eccezionale libro di propaganda del Fascismo con l'uso sapiente di una grafica d'avanguardia e foto ad altissimo livello artistico. Axs

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        Was den Damen gefällt. Lustspiel in drei Akten, Frei nach Scribe. Regie und Bühnenbild Wilhelm Wiegand. Bühnentyposkript.

      O.O.. Dr. oder Jahr. 1 Bl., 59 Seiten, Orig.-Karton mit Klammerheftung, 4°.(knickspurig und fleckig, Striche und Unterstreichungen). Soweit wir eruieren konnten, wurde vorl. Fassung 1937 in Riga und Amsterdam uraufgeführt. Exemplar aus dem Besitz des \'Oldenburgischen Staatstheaters\', mit entsprechenden Stempeln. Als hektographierter Text in sicher nur kleiner Auflage erschienen. Der österreichische Literat Sassmann verfasste zahlreiche Stücke, Bearbeitungen, Romane und Drehbü deutscher Sprache Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Darstellende Künste, Theater, Literatur, Österreich, Frankreich

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        Think and Grow Rich

      Meriden, CT: The Ralston Society, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Very Good, lacking the dust jacket. Several light scuffs to cloth, light rubbing at extremities, light rubbing to gilt titles on spine. Heavy staining to bottom edge of page block and several stains to top and for edge of page block, pages toned. Previous owner name to front and rear paste downs, and initials inked to bottom inner edge of the bottom board. Else a rather presentable copy of the first printing.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA]
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        My Friend Mr Leakey

      London: The Cresset Press, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed by Author. First edition. Signed by Haldane on front free endpaper lightly; apparently ink ran out mid-signature and pens switched. 179pp. Turquoise cloth with silver lettering. Very Good in Good unclipped dust jacket, chipped at head and foot, a few closed tears along edges and smaller chips, foxed, spine sunned adn scratched. Foxing to edges, slight bowing to boards. Former owner's name written on page following half title. A very uncommon signature on the notable British scientist's only children's book; the first edition apparently contains a mention of his Communist Party affiliation cut from later editions.

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        The Diary kept by TE Lawrence while Travelling in Arabia during 1911

      Illustrated after photographs by Lawrence, complete with tissues, and with the half-page illustration by Eric Kennington in gold and black. One of only 40 numbered copies on Medway paper. 4to., original limp vellum, lettered in gilt on the spine and upper cover, gilt corvine design to lower cover, white silk ties intact, t.e.g., others uncut, original card slipcase, modern folding box. Corvinus Press.

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      DOTTOR FRANCESCO VALLARDI, 1937. ITALIANO 1,74 Volume XI GRECO-INZ diretto dal Prof. Erminio Troilo. Inserimento di illustrazioni, alcune protette da carta velina bianca ed alcune a colori fuori testo. Carte geografiche ripiegate all'interno. Pagine pulite, lisce al tatto, scorrevoli. Da pagina 531 a fine tomo, risultano scucite dal dorso. Tagli con lieve fioritura. Mezza legatura del volume, con titoli d'oro, incisi al dorso. Dorso stanco, internamente scollato dal capitello. USATO

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        Typed letter signed

      one page, Night and Day, London. 14 April 1937 - A rejection letter (approximately 50 words) to a Mr Warman: "I am afraid our staff has already been appointed, and the book page has already been assigned. But if you will send in some specimens of your published work. I shall be glad to read them .".Signed in full, folded for mailing and in excellent condition.

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        Mes aventures de jeunesse.

      Paris: Payot, 1937 - Octavo. Original pale green printed wrappers, front cover with photographic portrait of Churchill wearing the slouch hat of the South African Light Horse. Short closed-tear at for of front cover, a few slight nicks to extremities of spine. An exemplary copy. First edition in French, 3,500 copies were printed; originally published in the UK in October 1930. Presentation copy from Churchill to his literary agent Emery Reves, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "To I. Revesz from Winston S. Churchill". A superb association copy: Emery Reves (1904-1981) had been instrumental in promoting Churchill's pre-War international profile by the world-wide syndication of many of his prophetic articles during the late 1930s. Churchill biographer Jonathan Rose gives the background to their early association: "[At this time] Churchill was trying to disseminate his dissenting views as widely as possible, with the help of an indispensable agent. Emery Reves was a Hungarian Jew who in 1930 launched the Cooperation Press Service. Based in Berlin, he distributed articles by prominent politicians to publications outside their home countries. Within two years he had about a hundred political writers in his stable publishing them in 400 newspapers in 70 nations. 'Naturally the organization was rather profitable,' he recalled On 1 April 1933 Nazi stormtroopers attacked Jewish businesses throughout Germany, and Reves took the night train to Paris, where he opened a new office on the Champs-Eylsees. Reves was keen to recruit Churchill, and Austen Chamberlain set up a meeting on 25 February 1937 in Churchill's London flat at Morpeth Mansions. Having just emerged from his bath, Churchill was as skeptical as he was naked, so Reves handed him a fat folder of Austen's clippings. Promptly telephoning Lord Beaverbrook's office, Churchill was dismayed to learn that 'Chamberlain's articles are much more widely distributed than mine.' In June Churchill and Reves signed a contract, and the latter became the conduit for distributing Churchill's jeremiads against Hitler to Europe, the British Empire and the United States. A senior Foreign Office official urged Reves to stop &#150; for in fact he was enabling Churchill to run around Neville Chamberlain's media blockade, with some assistance from the latter's half-brother. 'He was really in the political doghouse,' Reves remembered. 'Through my service he got on the front pages of the newspapers in twenty-five languages, with up to a fifteen, even twenty million circulation'" (The Literary Churchill: Author, Reader, Actor, Yale 2015, pp. 257-58). Their association blossomed again after the War when Reves negotiated the sale of the US rights for The Second World War, and purchased the international rights himself, selling serialization to twenty-seven newspapers across the globe and securing book rights in eleven European countries. Churchill said of this feat, "I am sure that no one could have done it except Reves, who buzzed around the world for nearly a year making contracts." They subsequently worked closely together on the book itself, Reves having what Martin Gilbert has described as "considerable editorial input". This fine presentation dates from the year of their first meeting, 1937, the French edition appearing in December. Churchill is using the original form of Reves's name - Imre Revesz; in later inscriptions he would use the anglicised version, Emery Reves. Cohen A91.1.a (p. 329). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Deutsche Justiz, Rechtspflege und Rechtspolitik. Amtliches Blatt der deutschen Rechtspflege. Jahrgänge 1934 - 1942 vollständig in 15 Bänden

      (noch zu Nr.10430:) . . . Kündigung eines sonst unkündbaren Anstellungsverhältnisses aus wichtigem Grund / Strafbarkeit der jüdischen Ehefrau nach dem Tod ihres Ehemannes (1937) / Das Verbrechen der Artvergessenen / Vorsatz - Umfang bei Verbrechen gegen 2 BlSchG / Vertragsanfechtung mit jüdischem Inhaber einer Privatlehranstalt / Zugehörigkeit zur jüdischen Religionsgemeinschaft / Nichtigkeit der Erbeinsetzung eines Juden durch einen Deutschen unter Umgehung der gesetzlichen Erben / Inanspruchnahme jüdischer Ärzte u. a. durch Beamte, Behördenangestellte und -arbeiter usw. / Verwirkung des Personenrechts einer deutschen Mutter, die sich mit einem Juden abgibt / Weltjudentum - Statistik / Judengesetzgebung im 19. Jahrhundert / Bildtafeln zu den Nürnberger Gesetzen / Unterhalt für ehemalige jüdische Beamte und Notare / Nichtigkeit eines Firmenverkaufs, wenn er dazu führt, daß ein Volljude künftig unter arischen Namen Handel betreibt / Jüdische Beamte: Übertritt in den Ruhestand / Rassenfrage bei Kaufgeschäften / Rassenschande / Rasserecht / Verbot der Beschäftigung deutschblütiger Mädchen in jüdischen Haushalten (1936) / Anfechtung von Mischehen / Polizeiliche Auflösung eines Bürgervereins, der unter Leitung von jüdischen Personen stand und dessen Mitgliedern überwiegend Juden waren / Prozeß wegen Beleidigung des Weltjudentums durch eine Broschüre des Deutschen Vereins in Kairo (Judenprozeß in Kairo) / Rasseverschiedenheit / Kündigung jüdischer Angestellter nicht sitten- oder rechtswidrig / Keine Eheschließung zwischen Deutschen und Juden / Bankgeschäfte mit Juden / keine Bestellung von Juden zu Armenanwälten, Pflichtverteidigern, Konkursverwaltern udgl. / Die Juden in Deutschland / Rassenmischehe / Mischehenverbote vor 100 Jahren (1935) / Judentum: Juristische und politische Bedeutung des Kairo-Prozesses / Beköstigung der Gefangenen jüdischen Glaubens / Wirtschaftlicher Boykott des Judentums ist kein Grund zur Einstellung eines Zwangsversteigerungsverfahrens. - Konzentrationslager ( KL / KZ) sind erwähnt u. a. im Band 1935 II und im Band 1940 II. - Exemplar in guter Erhaltung Versand an Institutionen auch gegen Rechnung

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        Deutsches Strafrecht. Strafrecht, Strafrechtspolitik, Strafprozeß. Strafrechtswissenschaftliches Ergänzungsblatt der \"Deutschen Justiz\"

      Berlin 1937 - 1944 R.von Decker\'s Verlag G.Schenck, 0. (Fortsetzung von Nr.13625) ...Diesem Zwecke soll fortan in besonderem Maße auch die Zeitschrift \"Deutsche Strafrecht\" dienen. Sie soll in Ergänzung der allgemeinen und grundsätzlichen Aufgaben der \"Deutschen Justiz\" Führungsorgan auf dem Gebiete des Strafrechts sein. Dazu habe ich nach Verständigung mit dem bisherigen Herausgeber mich entschlossen, diese Zeitschrift selbst herauszugeben. Alle Rechtsahrer der Praxis und der Wissenschaft rufe ich zur Mitarbeit auf. Nationalsozialistisches Denken und echter Kämpfergeist sollen auch dem Strafrecht den Weg weisen!\") - Dr.Zawar, z.Z.Prag: Volksschädlingstat oder Volksschädlingstyp? - Dr.Gustorf: Kriminologische Ausbildung - Oberstaatsanwalt Meißner: Die Todesstrafe in der Kriegsgesetzgebung (\"Die mehrfache Verhängung der Todesstrafe gegen die Person e i n e s Angeklagten ist in weiten Volkskreisen von jeher nicht recht verstanden worden...\") - Doktor Maier, Stuttgart: Das Ende der Sühnetheorie - Karl Klee: Zum künftigen Rechtsmittelsystem in Strafsachen - Robert Hartmann: Zur Konkurrenz zwischen reichsdeutschen und Protektoratsstrafgesetzen - Reinhold Maurach/Königsberg Pr.: Beihilfe zum Meineid durch Unterlassung - Nachruf auf Prof.Dr.Karl Klee. - Deutsche Reichsgesetze, Verordnungen, gesetzliche Regelungen für die deutsche Volksgemeinschaft / das deutsche Volk, nationalsozialistisches Rechtswesen, deutsches Arbeitsrecht, Gemeinrecht, deutsches Volksrecht / Lebensrecht, Rechtswissenschaft im 2.Weltkrieg, NS-Bürokratie, Staatsrecht, öffentliches Recht, 2.Weltkrieg und deutsche Gesetzgebung, Juden-Sondergesetzgebung, Verbrechensbekämpfung und Strafverfolgung im Dritten Reich, judenfeindliche Maßnahmen, Entjudung, Judenvermögen-Anmeldungs-Anordnung, Judenvermögenseinsatz-Verordung, Jugendschwerverbrecher-Verordnung Feindvermögenbehandlungs-Verordnung, werdendes / völkisches Recht im Sinne der nationalsozialistischen Weltanschauung, TarnungsVO, Kriegssonderstrafrecht, strafrechtliche Nebengesetze im NS, Jüdischer-Gewerbebetrieb-Tarn-Verordnung, außerordentliche Rundfunkmaßnahmen, NS-Steuerstrafrecht, scharfe Strafjustiz für den Volksschädling, besondere Verwerflichkeit der Volksschädlingstat, bolschewistisches Strafrecht, Strafvorschriften zum Schutz der Wehrkraft des deutschen Volkes; wissenschaftliche Kampfschrift für nationalsozialistisches Strafrechtsdenken, Strafrechtserneuerung und Strafrechtspflege Versand D: 5,90 EUR Volksgerichtshof, Deutsches / Drittes Reich, Großdeutschland, deutsche Rechtserneuerung im völkischen Führerstaat von Adolf Hitler, nationalsozialistische Rechtsfortentwicklung, nationalsozialistische/völkische Weltanschauung, NS-Gedankengut, Ideenwelt d

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        [Photo Album]: Young Women at Summer Camp

      New Hamsphire, 1937. Near Fine. Oblong small quarto measuring 8" x 11.5". String-tied brown leather over stiff paper boards. Contains 13 black and white or sepia toned silver gelatin photographs measuring between 3.5" x 4.5"and 7.5" x 9.5" with captions. Near fine photo album with some edgewear and tiny tears with fine photographs.A photo album kept by a young woman at Winnemont summer camp in New Hampshire between 1933 and 1937. The album is full of large, professional photographs depicting activities at the camp. The first two photos show the campers performing a version of *Madame Beaueaire" showing the costumes actors on stage. The sports teams from these years are also featured in group photos posed with the tools of the sport including hockey, basketball, and tennis. There is also a photo of a lodge with campers eating lunch with a banner that says "Winnemont" in the distance. The final two photos show a group shot of "the class of 1937" and a photo of 9 young women with the caption "baby day 1937."A modest but nice collection of photos depicting a 1930s girl's summer camp.

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      Carlo Signorelli, 1937. ITALIANO 0,4 volume tascabile con copertina scollata dal libro. Macchia di impurità al titolo, e piccole tracce di fioritura al dorso ed alla quarta. Qui presente precedente prezzo di vendita e sigla della collana in esame. Pagine leggibili, con vaghe tracce di umettatura ache ai tagli. Numero 159 della collana. USATO

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        Sally Bowles

      London: The Hogarth Press, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition, First Printing. Near Fine, lacking the dust jacket. Spine slightly darkened, with rubbing to cloth at extremities. Previous owner name stamped to front free end paper. A lovely First Edition.

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        The Hobbit

      London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1937. First edition. Near Fine. First edition, first issue of the author's first novel. One of 1500 copies. Octavo (7 1/2 x 5 3/8 inches; 191 x 135 mm). 310, [2, ads] pp. One plate (facing p. 146) and nine text illustrations (including frontispiece). With pictorial endpapers in red and black ink ("Thror's Map" on front endpapers and "Map of Wilderland" on rear endpapers). Original light green cloth decoratively stamped and lettered in dark blue on covers and spine, with Tolkien's own 'Mountains and Dragon' design. Top edge stained light green. Some minor sunning to outer edge of cover. Spine with some very light rubbing and mild dust staining. Preliminaries and fore-edge with some light foxing, otherwise the text is extremely clean. Previous owner's contemporary ink signature on front free endpaper. Overall a near fine copy. Housed in a full green calf clamshell. The Hobbit follows the exploits of Bilbo Baggins as he joins a company of Dwarves set on retaking their former kingdom from the dragon Smaug. A brilliant piece of writing, for any genre. Just 1500 copies were originally printed, though the book has now been translated into fifty languages and sold a hundred million copies worldwide. "Though all is marvelous, nothing is arbitrary: all the inhabitants of Wilderland seem to have the same unquestionable right to their existence as those of our own world, though the fortunate child who meets them will have no notion-and his unlearned elders not much more-of the deep sources in our blood and tradition from which they spring." (C. S. Lewis for the Times Literary Supplement, Oct., 1937). Near Fine.

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      A. MACIOCE E PISANI, 1937. ITALIANO 0,28 Copertina del volume scurita ai margini, con lievissima fioritura e piccolo strappo al taglio di testa. Quarta con fioritura. Pagine ingiallite; lieve strappo al margine esterno di pagina 15. Presente una tavola in bianco e nero stampata su carta differente dal resto del libro. Possibile mancanza di una seconda tavola tra pagina 14 e pagina 15. Volume a cura dei Monaci di Montecassino, numero 13 della raccolta. USATO

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        The Years

      London: Leonard and Virginia Woolf at The Hogarth Press,, 1937. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine in gilt. With the dust jacket designed by Vanessa Bell. Newspaper cutting about the opening night of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1962) laid-in. Spine and edges of covers very slightly toned, extremities a little rubbed. An excellent copy in the slightly foxed dust jacket, a few nicks to edge, short closed tear to bottom of spine, a little loss to bottom of front flap joint. First edition, first impression.

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      Street and Smith 1937 - Rare issue that reveals the true secret identity of THE SHADOW. This is the only issue that shows his full face on the cover. Low grade copy, very rare. Don't miss it! Sold as-is. Condition: FR

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        Italia Imperiale.

      - Milano, Alfieri e Lacroix, 1937. Edizione speciale della Rivista Illustrata del Popolo d?Italia. Libro ?oggetto? in folio di cm. 39x45. Contiene: Storia del passato; L?Italia Fascista; Versaglia e Ginevra; Precedenti del conflitto etiopico; La conquista militare dell?Abissinia; Fondazione dell?Impero; L?economia imperiale. Fotografie e fotogrammi dell?Istituto Nazionale Luce. Fotografi: Stefano Bricarelli, Federico Patellani, Lucio Ridenti, Bruno Stefani. Pittori: Mario Sironi, Marcello Nizzoli, Erberto Carboni. La parte artistica dell?edizione è stata curata da M. Luigi Poli caporedattore. Direttore Manlio Morgagni. Eccezionale libro di propaganda del Fascismo con l?uso sapiente di una grafica d?avanguardia e foto ad altissimo livello artistico. Axs

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        Aktgemälde *Dame au mirroir *, Öl auf Platte, unsignert. Verso bezeichnet mit Aussstellungshinweis *Hamburg 13, Mittelweg 64, 1937 *.

      Bildmaß 70,5 x 60 cm ( Höhe x Breite ). Gezeigt wird eine nackte Frau in Rückansicht die sich in einem Spiegel betrachtet. Das Bild mit geringen Farbabplatzungen - insgesamt aber von guter Erhaltung. ( Lagerort KG ) ( Bitte beachten: Beim Versand ggf. erhöhte Portokosten Sperrgut - please notice: Higher shipment-costs ) ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage further pics at request ).

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        Gee's Hunting Diary to record the Sport of the Season arranged for Followers of Foxhounds & Harriers

      New York: Published by Ernest R. Gee at His Book & Print Shop 35 East Forty-Ninth Street [Printed by Eugene V. Connett at The Derrydale Press], 1937. First edition. Illustrated on upper and lower covers. Unaccomplished. 1 vols. Oblong 8vo. Original printed red paper over boards, cloth spine. Some very slight rubbing at edges, but a fine copy of this scarce and fragile Derrydale book. Custom crimson half morocco slipcase and chemise by Moroquain. Provenance: Duncan Andrews, Esq. First edition. Illustrated on upper and lower covers. Unaccomplished. 1 vols. Oblong 8vo. Siegel 117 ("undetermined number of copies"); Frazier G-3-a; Biscotti, Six Centuries of Foxhunting, p. 200

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        Bligh's Voyage in the Resource

      1937 - 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. No. 54 of an edition limited to 350 numbered copies. Woodcuts by Peter Barker-Mill. Folio. Original two-toned cloth. 159pp. London, the Golden Cockerel Press, [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Archaeological Reconnaissances

      1937 - in North-Western India and South Eastern Iran. First edition. 2 large folding maps, 18 plans, 34 photographic plates (6 in colour) and numerous monochrome views. Large 4to. Spine a little faded and spotted, a very good copy otherwise in the original scarlet cloth, gilt.Top edge gilt. xix, 267pp. Macmillan. London. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Present Indicative - SIGNED by the Author

      London: Heinemann, 1937. A first edition, first printing published by Heinemann in 1937. A very good book with some off-setting to the boards. SIGNED on Book Society bookplate by Coward on the front endpaper. In a very good+ unclipped wrapper. Some light internal repairs. Rare signed.

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        An Essay on Flecker

      [Corvinus Press 1937 - No. 20 of 30 copies on J.B. Green unsized paper (edition of 32). 1 vols. 4to. Poet and diplomat James Elroy Flecker (1884-1915) burned bright and briefly. He joined the diplomatic service in 1908, trained for two years, and was posted to Constantinople in 1910, "but in September a slight fever was diagnosed as tuberculosis and he returned to England to a sanatorium. He pronounced himself cured and ? went back to Constantinople in March 1911, to be transferred in April to Beirut. Flecker was not a very efficient vice-consul" (ODNB). His first formal collection of verse, The Bridge of Fire, was published in 1907, and The Golden Journey to Samarkand was published in 1913. He died in Switzerland aged thirty-one.Lawrence knew Flecker in Beirut before the war. "Flecker probably introduced Lawrence to contemporary poetry" wrote Wilson in his introduction to Minorities (1971). According to O'Brien, An Essay on Flecker was "written in 1925 with the intention of publication in a periodical, [and] did not appear in print until 1937". O'Brien A198; Ridler p. 58, #41 No. 20 of 30 copies on J.B. Green unsized paper (edition of 32).

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        Smashing the Vice Trust.

      Willis Kent Productions, 1937.(). Movie poster. Mounted on Japanese paper. 72 x 38 inches. Credited cast: Veola Vonn as Vyola Vonn, Augusta Anderson, John Belmont, Selmer Jackson, Sam Flint, Maude Fealy, Paul Parry (as Paul Perry), Ed Cassidy (as Edward Cassidy), Ardis M.

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        BANZ Antarctic Research Expedition, 1929-31, under the Command of Sir Douglas Mawson ... Reports [the complete set of all 60 published Scientific Reports relating to this expedition]

      Adelaide, Mawson Institute, 1937 to 1976. Large quarto, 60 parts, containing over 2900 pages with numerous illustrations, maps (some folding), diagrams and plates (some in colour). Original grey printed wrappers, as issued; a uniformly fine set. Series A [Geographical Report, Geology, Hydrology & Magnetism] comprises 10 parts in 4 volumes. Series B [Biology including Fishes, Birds, Invertebrates & Plants] comprises 50 parts in 9 volumes. Volume 1 in Series A, published in 1963, is the lengthy 'Geographical Report based on the Mawson Papers' by A. Grenfell Price (xviii, 241 pages with 57 plates and 5 maps plus a frontispiece portrait, 7 folding maps and the full list of BANZARE reports printed on the inside of both covers).

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        The Trial

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Some bumping and darkening to boards and spine. Previous owner book plate to front paste down, and inscription to fep. Some light browning within. 1937. First UK Edition. Blue hardback cloth cover. 190mm x 130mm (7" x 5"). 285pp. .

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        La Photographie N'Est Pas L'Art

      G.L.M., Paris 1937 - Blue wraps in black cardboard dust jacket with window in front panel. 12 plates and 5 text pages laid into wraps. Bump on upper left corner, smaller bump on upper right corner, tiny nick at head of spine; window area of blue wrap is sunned, especially near the top, and top edge of wrap also sunned. In (supplied?) glassine wraps with a few nicks and tears. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" ; (17) pp [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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