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      . Lithographed poster in colours edited by "Le Ministere des Travaux..." 1937. 100x62 cm. * Mounted on acid-free paper..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street

      The Vanguard Press 1937 - Very good second printing of Seuss' first children's book. Second printing stated on the copyright page. Original paper covered pictorial boards. Paper is rubbed off at the corners and at the top and bottom of the spine. A piece is missing at the top of the spine. General edge wear and soiling also apparent. No dust jacket. Rare very early printing. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Octagon House [SIGNED AND INSCRIBED]

      W. W. Norton and Co New York (1937) - First Edition. Asey Mayo murder mystery set on Cape Cod in which murder engulfs the sleepy town of Quanomet. This copy with six line inscription by Taylor at front free endpaper, and signed with her initials. Also signed in full at title page. Near Fine in a Very Good dustjacket, shallow chipping at spine ends and flap corners. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        Letters From Iceland

      London; Faber and Faber. 1937. London; Faber and Faber. 1937, 1937. First edition. 8vo. Publisher's bright green cloth titled in red, slightly darkened to spine. Minor edgewear and bumping. In a very good dustwrapper with minor edgewear and creasing, a trifle soiled to the rear panel. Signed by W.H. Auden to the front flyleaf. A lovely object.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        The Life to Live and Other Plainpoems. Author's own copy. [With:] PROFFATT, John. Woman before the Law. Putnam's Popular Manuals. New York, 1874

      Boston: Bruce Humphries Inc, [1937]. Boston: Bruce Humphries Inc, [1937]. First edition. 2 vols., 8vo. . Original terra cotta boards, printed paper labels. Soiled, spine worn. Author's ownership signature ("Wm Hunter Maxwell August 1937 Personal Copy") on front pastedown, tick marks on contents pages and at selected verses, with 3 pp. autograph notes and front flap of jacket laid in. Second title in brown cloth. Spine worn. Signed by Maxwell on the first blank. Together, in a brown cloth folding box . An outstanding association copy of the New Jersey author's first book; with an unusual accompanying item signed by Maxwell

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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      Collins, London 1937 - 98 pp., 42 coloured illustrations, each mounted on card with tissue guard, by Edward Seago, top edge gilt, others uncut, recently bound in full blue/green morocco, gilt lettered spine, marbled endpapers, some occasional foxing otherwise A FINE ATTRACTIVELY BOUND COPY [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Old Hall Bookshop, ABA ILAB PBFA BA]
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        Beatrix Potter Collection

      67 - London and New York -F. Warne and Co. Ltd., 1937. 67 - London and New York -F. Warne and Co. Ltd., 1937 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A charmingly illustrated collection of children's work fromrenowned author, Beatrix Potter. Collection includes The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies circa 1937, identified as a later edition by there being no printers code and Jonny Title mouse being one of the central characters on the illustrated endpapers. The Tale of Mr. Tod 1959, dated via printing code 552. 459. LastlyThe Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse 1967, dated via printing code 648. 767. All volumes were printed after1919 due toF. Warne and Co. changing to a Limited company during this time. Each volume is beautifully illustrated in colour throughout, with coloured motifs to their front boards. With The Tale of Mr. Tod also holding several vignette's throughout the text. Potters artistic and literary interests were deeply influenced by fairies, fairy tales and fantasy. She was a student of the classic fairy tales of Western Europe. As well as stories from the Old Testament, John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress and Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin, she grew up with Aesops Fables, the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen, Charles Kingsley's The Water Babies, the folk tales and mythology of Scotland, the German Romantics, Shakespeare, and the romances of Sir Walter Scott. Potters books continue to sell throughout the world, in multiple languages. Her stories have been retold in song, film, ballet and animation. Condition: All volumes are in their original pictorial paper covered bindings. Externally, allvolumes are generally sound, with only some minor shelfwear and fading to the spines. One volume has ink marks to the rear board. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound, bright throughout and generally clean, aside from the odd handling mark. One volume has aninkinscription to thehalf title. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        John Graham (Convict) 1824

      2>, 1937. 2>, 1937 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of this vivid historical narrative dealing with transportation and early convict life in Australia. Featuring forty wood-engravings, illustrated by the author. Withrare original unclipped dustwrapper. Condition: In original cloth binding, with original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, dustwrapper is sound, aside from light sunning to the spine, and minor chipping to the head of the spine. Cloth is smart. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean throughout, aside from the odd spot to endpapers. Ink signature to endpaper. Overall: NEAR FINE with a VERY GOOD INDEED dustwrapper..

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        Film Fun / November 1937 / George Quintana cover

      New York: Dell Publishing Co., 1937. New York: Dell Publishing Co., 1937 New York: Dell Publishing Co., 1937. August, 1937 issue. "Good Girl" cover art by George Quintana; contents are illustrated with photographs. Pictorial wrappers, 11 14/" x 8 1/2", 80 pp. Without doubt the highest-grade pulp of the "girlie" era I've ever seen. Very bright and colorful cover; minor rubbing at its far left; spine is complete, with a tiny nick at bottom; interior pages are lightly age-toned and almost without damage; still very supple. Near Fine, rather spectacular for an era pulp. A very rare and iconic survivor from the pin-up pulp world of the 1930's, the covers of which, when executed by the likes of George Quintana, Enoch Bolles and Earle Bergey, are now referred to as "Good Girl" art. And, that they are. While Bolles covers are scarce enough, Quintana, about which very little else is known but that he painted such covers as these (see scan) is a particularly hard find. Contents are mostly Hollywood studio-produced photos of stars, anchored by those of fetching female stars. Plenty of rumor-mill type text as well, and a few short blurb-reviews of films. Quippy and/or light-hearted editor-inserted captions accompany the photos, mostly cinematic stills. A rare genre classic for both cover and content. l-g2

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        PROSPETTIVE diretto da Malaparte - 1937 - 1939 - prima serie - consistente parte di TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO, Roma, Edizioni di Prospettive, 1937

      brossure formato 25 x 24, pagine variabili. Con questa prima serie MALAPARTE iniizia a consolidare il suo personaggio intrigante di fronda nei confronti del regime, esercitando comnunque un ruolo anche culturale e non soltanto politico. Vengono presi in esame i ruoli del cinema e della radio ma sopratutto la guerra civile spagnola. Ecco il dettaglio della serie 01) 1937 - IL RAGAZZO ITALIANO (non è presente) 02) 1937 - IL CINEMA - pagine 80., Scritti di MALAPARTE (verità sul cinema - Omaggio a Cretinetti - Il cinema dalle origini - un precursore di Charlot ) G.G. NAPOLITANO (Omaggio a Ghione), DE BENEDETTI (fuori l'autore) ed altri. Numerose foto di scena ed attori. 03) 1938 - LA RADIO (non è presente) 04 - 05) 1938 - MUSSOLINI . LA SUA POLITICA ESTERA - pp. 148 Scriti di MALAPARTE (Britannia - breve storia degli inglesi), HISTORICUS (l'ancienne regime e la politica dell'impero), MINO MACCARI (Album di 10 facciate con tanti magistrali suoi disegni), MALAPARTE (PRATO capitale dell'autarchia) e tanti altri., 06) 1938 - ITALIANI IN SPAGNA pp. 86 + pubblicità . Con numerose immagini e scritti tutti incentrati sulla guerra civile spagnola. 07) 1938 - DA MALAGA A MADRID pp.100 + pubblicità . Con numerose immagini e scritti tutti incentrati sulla guerra civile spagnola. 08) 1939 - SENSO VIETATO pp. 18 + pubblicità . Scritti di MALAPARTE (paesaggio attraverso una finestra chiusa)), MARIO PRAZ (morte di FREUD), UNA FURBA LETTERA DI D'ANNUNZIO A MALAPARTE. ed ancorA NOTA CRITICA SU GEORGE ELIOT eccetera. 09) 1939 - LEI E VOI DEI PAESI TUIOI - pagine 22 + pubblicità . Scritti di MARIO PRAZ "Greenwich". TOMMASO LANDOLFI "Colpo di sole". GIANFRANCO CONTINI "cinque poesie". G.CARLO VIGORELLI "Le "occasioni"di MONTALE". ALBERTO SAVINIO "Cristo e Ovidio". ALBERTO MORAVIA "la casa nuova" ed altri. 10) 1939 - PRIGIONE GRATIS pagine 22 + pubblicità ..Scritti di MALAPARTE "Prigione gratis". LUIGI BARTOLINI "ritratto di un accademico". BACCHELLI RICCARDO "Capriccio". GIORGIO VIGOLO "Pamos di Federico Helderlin". CORRADO ALVARO "Una strada a Roma", ALBERTO MORAVIA "ricordo di Pirandello" . LUCIANO ANCESCHI "meraviglie di Gadda" ed altri. La raccolta cosi' com'è, viene offerta in blocco a

      [Bookseller: Libreria e Rivisteria Ferraguti]
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        Sculpture D?corative

      Paris - ditions d'Art Charles Moreau, 1937. Paris - ditions d'Art Charles Moreau, 1937 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. This oversized folio contains 32 striking heliogravure plates of Art Deco sculpture, compiled and edited by prominent curator and scholar, Louis Hautecoeur. A first edition, this attractive surveyconsists of an eight page summary of contents in French, followed by 32 plates, loose as issued. Published in conjunction with the 1937 Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs, the plates document the demise of Art Deco as the dominant modernist design trend. Condition: In a quarter cloth binding with paper covered boards. Complete with original fabric ties. Externally, sound with some shelfwear and slight marking to the boards. Backstrip coming away slightly at head of spine. Some small closed tears to interior of spine. Internally, unbound as issued. Slight age toning to plates, but otherwise bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        The Life to Live and Other Plainpoems. Author's own copy. [With:] PROFFATT, John. Woman before the Law. Putnam's Popular Manuals. New York, 1874

      Boston: Bruce Humphries Inc, [1937] - An outstanding association copy of the New Jersey author's first book; with an unusual accompanying item signed by Maxwell First edition. 2 vols., 8vo. . Original terra cotta boards, printed paper labels. Soiled, spine worn. Author's ownership signature ("Wm Hunter Maxwell August 1937 Personal Copy") on front pastedown, tick marks on contents pages and at selected verses, with 3 pp. autograph notes and front flap of jacket laid in. Second title in brown cloth. Spine worn. Signed by Maxwell on the first blank. Together, in a brown cloth folding box [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Life to Live and Other Plainpoems. Author's own copy. [With:] PROFFATT, John. Woman before the Law. Putnam's Popular Manuals. New York, 1874

      Boston: Bruce Humphries Inc, [1937] Boston: Bruce Humphries Inc, [1937]. First edition. 2 vols., 8vo. . Original terra cotta boards, printed paper labels. Soiled, spine worn. Author's ownership signature ("Wm Hunter Maxwell August 1937 Personal Copy") on front pastedown, tick marks on contents pages and at selected verses, with 3 pp. autograph notes and front flap of jacket laid in. Second title in brown cloth. Spine worn. Signed by Maxwell on the first blank. Together, in a brown cloth folding box . An outstanding association copy of the New Jersey author's first book; with an unusual accompanying item signed by Maxwell

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        THE TREE

      Lovat Dickson Ltd. London.,1937. Lovat Dickson Ltd. London.,1937. FIRST SEPERATE EDITION. The story originally featured as part of the 1936 volume Tales of an empty Cabin. Here issued with illustrations by the Author and Webster Murray. SIGNED by Grey Own on the title page. A fine copy of the book in a good original printed glassine dustwrapper with a repair to the top of the front panel and some loss to the rear inner flap. Overall a very good copy. Posing as a Canadian Indian Grey Owl achieved international fame for his conservational writings. It was only after his death in 1938, at the age of 49, that he was revealed as an Englishman fantasist. Belaney was born in Hastings, on England's south coast, in 1888 and emigrated to Canada in 1906.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Electre. Piece en duex actes.

      . Paris: Bernard Grasset 1937. Bound in half morocco, with orig. wrappers preserved. Spine faded. * First edition. No. 6 of 10 copies on Japon Imperial..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        An American Hunter

      FREDERICK A. STOKES CO., NEW YORK 1937 - signed by the author, title label on spine & front cover, illustrated endpapers & inside covers, bookplate on front endpaper, b&w illustrations,Sticker with previous owner info on fep. general wear and rubbed cover. tight binding. DATE PUBLISHED: 1937 EDITION: 461 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Fish by Schaldach: Collected Etchings, Drawings and Watercolors of Trout and Salmon

      Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1937 - Deluxe Edition, copy no. 111 of 157 with a signed etching, 'salmon". 4to. Original, signed, etching as frontispiece, plus 60 illustrations by Schaldach. Full gilt-stamped vellum. Fine copy. Bruns S47; Ordeman pp. 102, 108 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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      Paris: G.L.M., 1937. Paris: G.L.M.,, 1937. Sextodecimo. Original cream printed wrappers. With the glassine dust jacket. An etched folding frontispiece by S. W. Hayter with tissue guard. Contents partially unopened. Binding loose, otherwise an excellent copy in a slightly nicked jacket. Signed limited edition, number 57 of 70 copies signed by Hugnet. In parts published to stimulate intererst in Hayter's 1932 portfolio of six engravings, likewise called L'Apocalypse; Hugnet initially wrote the verses to accompany these engravings.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Potsdam, Williams & Co., [1937].. Geschichte einer Kinderfreundschaft. Illustr. OHlwdbd. mit illustr. OUmschl. (Randeinriß und kleine Fehlstelle am Kapital). 144 SS. mit Illustr. von Hans Kossatz.. Erste Ausgabe. - Nachdem Kästner im III. Reich praktisch Schreibverbot erhielt, unterstützte er seine damaligen Freundin, die Schauspielerin Herta Kirchner, beim Verfassen von zwei Kinderbüchern, die stark an "Emil" sowie "Pünktchen und Anton" erinnern. Auch in der ganzen Aufmachung mit den Illustrationen von Kossatz erinnert der Band an das Erfolgsbuch "Emil und die Detektive". Das Buch wurde vom NS-Lehrerbund 1938 auf den Index gesetzt, wodurch es zu keinen Nachauflagen kam. - Flechtmann 54. Zonneveld I, 3-4. Vgl. Neuhaus-Weber zur Neuausgabe 2002. Nicht bei Hatry, Wilpert-G. etc. - Vorsatz mit Widmung, Schnitt gering braunfleckig, sonst gut erhalten. - Mit dem Umschlag sehr selten.

      [Bookseller: Verlag und Antiquariat Frank Albrecht]
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        The Works

      London: Macmillan and Company, 1937. London: Macmillan and Company,, 1937. [Including Plain Tales from the Hills; The Phantom Rickshaw; The Light That Failed; Gunga Din; The Jungle Book; The Second Jungle Book; Captains Courageous; Kim; Just So Stories.] 35 volumes, large octavo (250 x 167mm). Original full brown niger morocco, titles to spines gilt, raised bands, double line rule to boards gilt, top edges rough gilt, other edges uncut as issued. Internally nice and clean, a modicum of the usual entirely organic variation in colour and slight fading to the spines and some minor wear to a few board edges and spines. An excellent set. The Sussex Edition, the definitive edition of Kipling's works; one of a limited edition of 525 numbered sets signed by the author on the limitation leaf. During the last years of his life, Kipling was engaged in a complete revision of his works, with a view to having them published in Britain (as here) and in America (the Burwash edition). In both cases, he signed sheets for the editions before his death and the editions appeared posthumously. Although 525 sets of sheets for the Sussex edition were prepared, far fewer were bound and many were lost to enemy action as they lay in the publisher's warehouse. This set is in particularly nice condition in the publisher's original binding.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Of Mice and Men - First Issue

      Covici-Friede Publishers, 1937-01-01. New York: Covici Friede, 1937. First Edition, First Printing, First Issue, of which only 2,500 copies were printed. With first issue text of "and only moved because the heavy hands were pendula" on page 9, and a bullet between the two 8's of the page number on page 88. In a first state dust jacket with the price of $2.00 intact on the front flap. In Near Fine condition, in a Very Good dust jacket. Clean text, though lightly age toned pages. Previous owner name in ink on front paste down, obscured by the front flap of the dust jacket. Faint wear at spine ends and very faint rubbing to corners. The dust jacket shows sunning to the spine, rubbing at folds, a few closed short tears, and some light chipping and edge wear, mainly at spine ends and corners. Thin red scuff to rear panel, light overall wear to the jacket. A lovely copy, rare.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        The Journal of Symbolic Logic, Vol 2. 1937 [ Nos. 1 � 4 ]

      Association for Symbolic Logic, 1937. Association for Symbolic Logic, 1937. Hardcover. Good.

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        La Genese de la Mer.

      . Paris: Les Bibliophiles du Palais 1937. With colouretchings and vignettes cut in wood by Daragnes. 4to. Limited to 200 copies. Bound with orig. wrappers in full dark blue morocco with onlays and gilt decorations in the shape of waves, all edges gilt, in slipcase (M.-T. Aigner). * Copy no. VIII of 20 numbered with Roman numeral..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Land des Ahr-Burgunder. Zwölf Gemälde von Professor Fritz von Wille in originalgetreuen Farbendrucken. Mit einem Geleitwort von Kreisleiter und Landrat Dr. Simmer sowie einer Einführung von Dr. Karl Kollbach, Remagen. Herausgegeben vom Kreisausschuß des Kreises Ahrweiler.

      Remagen, Karl Kollbach jun. 1937.. Quer-4° (24 x 31 cm). 4 Bll., 12 farbige Tafeln nach Gemälden von Fritz von Wille. Rotes Original-Ganzleinen. Einband gering berieben. Kleine Bezugsfehlstelle am Unterrand des Vorderdeckels.. Der seltenste Titel der Bücher mit Illustrationen des Eifelmalers Fritz von Wille (1860-1941). Vollständig mit der oft entfernten Tafel von Ahrweiler mit Hakenkreuzfahnen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Fritzen]
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        Espana en el Corazon

      Ediciones Ercilla, Santiago de Chile 1937 - A worn, but complete copy of this scarce publication by one of Latin America's most prominent poets. Original self wrappers printed in red, gray and yellow, spine cracked and professionally reattached (lacking a small chip), wrappers soiled, and a dampstain affects the top edge of leaves throughout. Rare in the original wraps, most first edition copies have been rebound. Posted in Spain as a diplomat during the Spanish Civil War, Neruda became an ardent communist. This collection of left-leaning political poems is his reaction against Franco, exposing the horrors of the Spanish Civil War and its fascist regime. Just two thousand copies of this original edition were produced, each containing 16 black and white photographic reproductions, as here. Good. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Chinese Buddhist Monasteries. Their Plan and its Function as a Setting for Buddhist Monastic Life.

      . Copenhagen/London 1937. Rigt illustr. og med 4 udfold. planer i lomme. Fol. 396 s. Orig. halvpergament. Bindet sign. Jacob Baden 1938. Eksemplaret har tilhört Palle Lauring. Richly illustr. and with 4 folding plates in a pocket. Publisher's half-vellum. (Jakob Baden 1938). * Prip-Möller (1889-1943), first came to China in 1921, and after studying in Peking he worked in Manchuria, as a consulting architect. The present work is the result of extensive researches undertaken between 1929 and 1933 and was first published in Copenhagen in 1937..

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        How to Handle and Shoot with a Compact Camera (Kogata Camera no Utsushikata / Tsukaikata)

      Genkosha 1937 - Good condition, slight bump to side of cover. Includes original photograph by Ihee Kimura, developed by Koishi Kiyoshi, as well as original insert. Classic work by one of the founding fathers of Japanese photography. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Parton Press , 1937. 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. A fine copy with just a touch of rubbing to the spine ends but a very bright, crisp example. Originally published under 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." Born and brought up in Prague at a time when Czechoslovakia was trying to come to terms with the modernism of the surrounding world, Kafka was the son of a loud, robust, bourgeois father. This relationship was an uneasy one for the thin, academic and often awkward Kafka, and paternal themes permeate a lot of Kafka's work particularly this, his most famous work. It tells the tale of Gregor Samsa, a young travelling salesman who lives with his father and sister. He wakes up to find he has changed into a beetle, and cannot move easily or communicate with his family, who consequently turn their backs on him. Partly autobiographical, in an allegorical sense, it expresses Kafka's uneasy relationship with his family and is a reaction to a bourgeois and materialistic society in which the intellectual is regarded as 'vermin' to be restricted and crushed by economic and social demands.

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        Biggles Flies West

      Oxford 1937 - Published by Oxford University Press, Amen House, London. First Edition, first issue, 1937, no asterix to half-title. Thick hard back binding in publisher's original blue cloth covers, VG+ black lettering and circular framed aeroplane to spine, gilt doubloon to upper panel. 8vo 1.9" thick x 7½" x 5½" 255 pp. Colour frontispiece and monochrome illustrations by Howard Leigh and Alfred Sindall. Free from foxing, slight lean and in VG clean, bright and tight condition, spine not faded. Dustjacket in VG minus minus condition with some loss to top of spine impacting the front cover slightly. Some creasing and closed tears to jacket front (see picture). Five Johns titles to DJ rear. Please ask any questions. Paypal accepted. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Published by John Hamilton, 1937 (Circa.). Published by John Hamilton, 1937 (Circa.). Hardback. Good. Almost very good condition with no wrapper. Blue cloth with gilt titles to front and spine. Colour frontis, 4 b/w plates. 224 pages. Spine is faded with some bumping and wear. Corners are bumped. Some grubby marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges and endpapers. Some grubby margin marks. All plates present. [S]

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        Biggles Flies West

      Published by Oxford University Press, Amen House, London First Edition 1937. London 1937.. Published by Oxford University Press, Amen House, London First Edition 1937. London 1937. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original blue cloth covers, black lettering and circular framed aeroplane to spine, gilt doubloon to upper panel. 8vo 1.9 thick x 7½" x 5½" 255 pp. Colour frontispiece and monochrome illustrations by Howard Leigh and Alfred Sindall. Free from foxing, very slight spine slant and in VG clean, bright and tight condition, spine not faded, colour copy dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        Uncommon Danger

      London: Hodder and Stoughton Limited, 1937. London: Hodder and Stoughton Limited,, 1937. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black. With the supplied dust jacket. Spine rolled and faded, cloth rubbed at edges with some small wear to the joints. A very good copy in the rubbed and creased jacket with some small chips and several short tears. First edition, first impression. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the title page, "To Arthur with all the best from Eric". A letter from Ambler sending this book to the previous owner of this copy relates, "This first edition copy of Uncommon Danger was the one I gave to my stepfather Arthur Waters, when it was first published. It was among my mother's books when she died and was retrieved by my sister." Uncommon in the dust jacket especially so inscribed.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Think and Grow Rich

      The Ralston Society, 1937-01-01. Meriden, CT: Ralston Society, 1937: First Edition, First Printing, with matching dates of 1937 on the title and copyright page, and no further printings listed on the copyright page. In original dust jacket, with both flaps blank. In Near Fine condition, in a Very Good Plus dust jacket. Clean text. Previous owner name and address in ink on front paste down. Faint insect wear to edge of page block. Pages lightly age toned. Gilt stamping is strong and bright, faintly rubbed. Spine shows slight darkening, light wear on ends. The dust jacket shows light edge wear, with a few short tears and a few small chips at spine ends and corners. A very lovely copy, rare in the original dust jacket.

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        Schriftsteller (1905-1994; Nobelpreis für Literatur 1981): Eigenh. Brief mit U. (Zürich) 20. IX. 1988. 8°. 1 S. - Mit eigenh. adress. Kuvert.

      . . An den Herausgeber Adolf Opel in Wien: "... Es tut mir leid, dass ich mich an Ihrem Band 'Designs for Living' nicht beteiligen kann. Die drei Bände meiner Lebensgeschichte, die in den U.S.A. erschienen sind, bilden eine streng konzipierte Einheit. Ich möchte nicht, dass einzelne Teile davon hinausgerissen und separat publiziert werden. Sie gehören übrigens in die Jahre bis 1937. Es gibt noch andere Gründe für meine Entscheidung, die ich nicht alle anführen möchte." - DABEI: Eigenh. adress. Kuvert mit Poststempel: 19. 09. 1988. - Die drei Bände umfassenden Autobiographie Canettis tragen im Deutschen die Titel: "Die gerettete Zunge" (EA 1977), "Die Fackel im Ohr" (EA 1980) und "Das Augenspiel" (EA 1985) und erschienen Mitte der 80 ger Jahre in den USA. Sie schildern die Zeit von der frühesten Kindheit Canettis bis zum Jahr 1937 (Tod der Mutter). - Adolf Opel, Schriftsteller, Regisseur und Dokumentarfilmer (geb. 1935 in Wien) arbeitete hier als Kulturpublizist u. Herausgeber und vesuchte, Canetti zu einem Beitrag zu bewegen.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Richard Husslein]
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        Erinnerungen an meine Wehrdienstzeit. Fotoalbum mit 54 priv. Aufnahmen dieser Kompagnie der ersten Österreichischen Republik.

      Salzburg, o. Vlg., 1937.. OLwd. - Album mit dem Reichsadler und Hakenkreuz.. Interessantes Album aus dem Jahr 1937, das die Kompagnie als Teil des Österreichischen Heeres zeigt, allerdings montiert in ein Album mit dem Hakenkreize und den Porträts von Hitler, Brauchitsch, Raeder und Göring, sowie der gedruckten Aufschrift KFMGKp. D. Ö. Inf. Regt. 12. Hier also bewußt ein Einverleibung des Österreichischen Bundesheeres ins Deutsche Reich, das extra zu diesem Zweck ein Album zur Verfügung stellte. Ein interessantes Dokument über die motorisierte Infanterie und leichten Panzer einer MG - Kompagnie. - Tadellos in Schuber!

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        Remembering Laughter

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1937. hardcover. NF/NF. 1st edition, 1st printing. Book has discolored boards and spine. Jacket has minor wear at spine and flap fold ends. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details.

      [Bookseller: Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller]
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        Typed Letter Signed on personal stationery

      Atlanta, 1937. Atlanta, 1937. unbound. 1 page, 11 x 7.25 inches, Atlanta, June 29, 1937. Rare letter signed "Margaret Mitchell Marsh," declining an invitation to a party because it conflicts with her wedding anniversary, in full: "Dear Miss Hall: Sue Myrick forwarded to me your invitation, and John and I appreciate it so very much. I know the party will be lots of fun and I only wish we could come, but Sunday is our wedding anniversary and we have already made plans to spend it with friends. I admit that the temptation to break this engagement is strong, because I liked Milledgeville so much when I was there at the Press meeting. And also, I would love to attend your party as Prissy. (That is the only role my size would warrant. The costume would be cheap, too --just a croker sack and ten cents' worth of shoe polish. We do appreciate your invitation so much, and I shall look forward to Sue's description of the party." Two horizontal folds and slight foxing; very good condition.

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      Buenos Aires. July 1937 through November 1947.. Buenos Aires. July 1937 through November 1947.. Whole numbers 34 through 74, 95 through 128, and 141 through 158. Bound up in sixteen volumes, wrappers bound in, for James Laughlin. Occasional sunning or dust marking to bindings, occasional text blocks tanned, as usual, but very good or better. Edited by Victoria Ocampo, at various times in association with Jorge Luis Borges, Waldo Frank, Ortega y Gasset, Alfonso Reyes and others. Perhaps the most important Latin American periodical of its times. Eventually 371 numbers were published through 1992 (though many were multiple numbers in later years). Borges was a frequent contributor - as associate editor, as reviewer, and as contributor of original fiction (as well as H. Bustos Domecq); several of his major books appeared under the SUR imprint. Other contributors to SUR during the course of its life included L. Hughes, Huxley, Gropius, Michaux, Masters, Reyes, Heidegger, Maritain, Benda, Mistral, Gide, Breton, Eluard, Berdayev, Malraux, Jimenez, Steinbeck, Amado, G. Greene, J. Stafford, Eliot, Camus, Koestler, Shaw, et al. Significant attention was paid to contemporary writing and film, and to understanding movements, including Surrealism.

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        Daphnis et Chloe.

      . Bois origineaux d' Aristide Maillol. Paris: Les Freres Gonin 1937. Illustr. with orig. woodcuts by Maillol. 224 pp. Limited to 525 copies. Uncut copy bound with orig. wrappers and all edges gilt in full brown morocco with blindstamped and gilt decorations in a geometrical design, in chemise and slipcase (Georges Crette). * Copy H.C. no. 19 of 25, signed by the artist and with 2 additional suites of the woodcuts + 8 proof sheets on china and thin wove. In 1937 English, French, and German editions were published at the same time, all printed by Gonin.<br>The Artist and the Book 174..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Les Georgiques.

      . Texte latin et version de francaise de l'Abbe J. Delille. 2 vols. Paris: Ph. Gonin 1937-43 (1950). With 122 orig. woodcuts by Aristide Maillol. Loose sheets as issued housed in original vellumbacked chemise in slipcases. + 2 extra sets of woodcuts, one in black and one in sanguen, all stamped with device M. in circle on margin, and 10 proof sheets in sanguine of early states. Also housed in vellumbacked chemise in slipcase. A few leaves slightly stained and 2 boxes weakly waterstained in lower part. Else fine. * One of 750 numb. copies on rag wove watermarked with Maillol seated nude, paper specially made for this publication. This copy with 2 extra sets of woodcuts, one in black and one in sanguine, all stamped with device M in circle on margin, and 10 proof sheets in sanguine of early states. The last book Maillol illustrated. <br>Wolfenbüttel, Vergil M6. Artist and the Book no. 175. Rauch no. 144. Rewald nos. 156-161 and pp. XXX-XXXII..

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        I knew Hitler. The Story of a Nazi who escaped the Blood Purge

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937. New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons,, 1937. Octavo. Original brown cloth, title in silver to the spine and upper board, swastika in blind across upper board and spine. With the dust jacket. Portrait frontispiece and 18 other plates, full-page map to the text. Endpapers browned, text lightly toned, otherwise a very good copy in the fragile and uncommon jacket, sunned at the spine and with chips head and tail, some chips and splits to both panels and the folds, but largely complete, textually and pictorially. First edition. An insider&#39;s view of the rise of Hitler. Over the years Ludecke&#39;s veracity has been questioned, Orlow advising in his 1969 History of the Rise of the Nazi Party that it should be used only with "extreme caution" (p.323). However, in view of the importance of I knew Hitler as one of the very few examples of Nazi "defector literature", Roland V. Layton carried out a "systematic check of its contents against independent information" ("Kurt Ludecke and I knew Hitler: An Evaluation", in Central European History, XII, 4, pp.372-86), concluding that " &#133; there is much that is true in it. Ludecke clearly moved in the highest circles of Nazidom. He was, the documents show, often where he said he was, doing the things he claims to have been doing in his book. At the same time, it can hardly be denied that much is exaggerated. We may adduce in closing the observations of von Ranke: "Reading is both the easiest and the most difficult thing. To grasp the opinion of the author, where he tells the truth, that is the most demanding skill [our translation]". Ludecke&#39;s memoir is important enough, one must say, for us to make the effort".

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        Think and Grow Rich

      Ralston, 1937. Hardcover. Good. Ralston Society, Meridian, Conn 1937. Third Printing of the First Edition. Stated Printed August 1937. Red cloth boards with gold lettering. Book Condition: Good+, shelf wear, rubbing, spots on the boards. Age toning, light stain at the fore-edge of the pages and rear endpaper. The dust jacket is not present.

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        Wallenstein. Roman. 12°. Illustr.

      O.O., Speidel'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, (1937).. OBrosch. 55 SS.. Erste Ausgabe. - Enthält in Wirklichkeit von Bodo Uhse "Die erste Schlacht. Vom Werden und von den ersten Kämpfen des Bataillons Edgar Andre." Sehr seltener Text über die Internationalen Brigaden im Spanischen Bürgerkrieg, hier insbesondere an die im Gedenken an den ermordeten Kommunisten formierte Gruppe von Deutschen und Österreichern. - Gittig 424. Gittig² 644. Nicht im Dt.Exilarchiv. - Eine kleine Eckknickfalte, sonst schönes Exemplar im Dünndruck.

      [Bookseller: Verlag und Antiquariat Frank Albrecht]
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        Expedition to the Antarctic organized by Ernest Walker on the ship "Westward". Collection of 15 photographs

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

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        Der Frühling,

      . Farblithographie, 1937, 35x26 cm (Künstlergraphik / Colour Lithograph).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Martin Barbian]
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