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        With 20-word handwritten postscript! FDR?s Court Packing! <I>?? they expect to bring up the Court proposal Tuesday...none of us who are on his side could possibly leave here until the filibuster is over? However, if the filibuster should collapse, I will be with you??</I>

      Typed Letter Signed ?Harry? as U.S. Senator, with 20 word handwritten postscript, two pages, 8? x 10.5?, separate sheets. Washington, D.C., July 3, 1937. To Col John W. Snyder, Reconstruction Finance Corporation, St. Louis, Mo. Later his Secretary of the Treasury, Snyder was a close friend of Harry S. Truman beginning with their service in the U.S. Army Reserves after World War I. Four file holes at upper edge of each sheet. Fine condition.In full, ?Appreciated very highly your good letter of the First. If your visit with us at Williamsburg was a highlight of your trip, it was the highlight of our stay in Washington, so I guess now we are even.?I am here to tell you that I don?t understand the Governor. He gave me to understand that if Kirby was properly endorsed in Kansas City, he would appoint him to the Unemployment Compensation Commission, and I got Kirby the endorsement.?We went to the Heavey wedding, and I got by without any gun-firing. I think Margaret [1

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Out Of Africa

      Putnam, London, 1937. 1st edition. A lovely copy of this classic work, bound by Abernethy & Welters in half morocco with marbled boards, all edges blue, spine lettering in gilt; internally the endpapers are a clean tan colour, and the pages are beautifully clean throughout. An exceptionally nice example.

      [Bookseller: Shellhouse Books]
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        Hundred flavor allocation. Waritsuke

      Kodo Kawarasaki., 1937 3 vols., 300 tipped in col. pl. some w/ silver highlights, 13 x 9 in., Japanese, Japanese accordian style book w/ paper boards and decorated paper laid over top. all 3 volumes have chips and wear along edges of the paper covers, wear & soiling on back covers, 8 double pages have separated and been nicely repaired, some offsetting of illustrations, a good copy. Kodo Kawarasaki (1899- 1973) did several books on textile designs. This one contains a number of beautiful Art Deco and modern designs. Another similar book was reprinted by Dover. There are no copies

      [Bookseller: Books on Design]
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        James Yin; Shi Young

      ISBN 0-9632231-5-1., The Rape Of Nanking: An Undeniable History In Photographs.. Innovative Publishing, Chicago Illinois.. 328 Pages.. Full of more than 400 historical Black/white photos which are shocking, many of which were taken by the occupying Japanese soldiers themselves. Many of the photos are on metallic green-bordered pages. At the back of the book are Appendices including Atrocities Before Nanking, Atrocities After Nanking, The horror began on the morning of December 13, 1937 when the Japanese Imperial Army captured Nanking, then ChinaÕs capital This book is published to commemorate the sixtieth anniversary. Tables. Notes. Bibliography. Index. CAUTION: Very shocking photos. Written with Shi Young./Hardcover.. NON SMOKING STORE. My listing includes PHOTO OF ACTUAL BOOK for sale. CAUTION: Very Shocking and Graphic Photos. Book Interior AS NEW/ Boards As New/ Dust Jacket Near Fine. Never read. Sewn binding. Coated Paper. Written in Chinese and English. Boards and spine are navy cloth, lettering silver, on both spine and cover. Spine is straight and square. Dust jacket is green/white, lettering light green/ yellow, pink, full size monotone photo front and black/white photo on back flap. Dust jacket is NOT PRICE CLIPPED, has some minor shelf wear on folds of flaps, back of dj has some thin faint shelf rub marks from adjacent book while upright and from moving on shelf while lying flat, front of dj has a 1/2 inch tear on bottom edge and a piece missing from the dj upper left edge in irregular shape, largest height is 1 1/4 inch, largest width is 1 1/8 the rest of the missing piece is smaller than that in both height and width. Note that my photo does not show this piece missing, it was torn by someone who was careless when moving the book on the shelf. DJ spine has a rip 1/2 inch long near top, starting where piece was torn off front of dj. Aside from these unfortunate rips, the dust jacket is in great shape, solid and strong paper, no stains, no other markings. Book boards and spine are flat, clean, bright, no rips, no bent corners, no spine creases, no sunning, no edge wear. Page edges clean, bright, white. Inner end papers are light green. Inside of book is tight, clean, bright, clear, flat. . World War II

      [Bookseller: WILLOWBAY BOOKS]
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        Dream Symbols of the Individuation Process

      Bailey Island, Maine [1937] - First Edition. Quarto. A nearly verbatim transcript of C.J. Jung's 1936 seminar Dream Symbols of the Individuation Process at Bailey Island, Maine, based on the dreams of nuclear physicist and Nobel Prize winner Wolfgang Pauli. From the library of noted photographer and patron of the arts, Dorothy Norman, with her (brief) notes in pencil throughout. The presentation was originally given in 1935 at the Eranoc conference in Ascona, Switzerland, and was later reworked in Jung's 1944 publication Psychology and Alchemy. Divided into a series of six lectures, given between September 20 and 25, 1936, the Bailey Island seminar was conducted in English in front of approximately 100 American analysts and was repeated in New York the following year. A valuable document on the development of Jung's theories of dreams, providing insight into his presentation techniques and thoughts on the relationship between physics and psychology. With eight loose typed pages, relating to the lectures, laid in. Short former owner's inscription (not Dorothy Norman), binding cracked but holding; a good copy in somewhat stained and mottled boards. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, ABAA]
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      London: Limited Editions Club 1937 - Translated and with an Introduction by Edmund Gosse. Number 399 of 1500 copies. Approx. 8 ½ in. x 11 in. 213 plus colophon page. Signed by Marie Laurencin, illustrator. 12 reproductions of water-color paintings. Top-edge gilt. White cloth binding with gilt titling on the spine and gilt design on the front panel. Paper-covered slip case with printed paper title label on the spine. Original tissue guards show age-related tanning with very light toning to the plates. Light wear to slipcase. Otherwise a fine copy of a highly collectible book. Weight is 3 ¼ lbs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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      Nascimento,, Santiago [Chile]: 1937 - 87 pp. First edition; first printing; author's rare first book; original wrappers. INSCRIBED ON THE HALF TITLE BY THE AUTHOR, NICANOR PARRA, IN BOLD BLACK PEN. Wrapper lower spine soiled; wrappers with tiny closed tears; owner name on dedication page; see additional images provided; enclosed in a custom made clamshell box. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: GABO'S BIB / BRAZIL BOOKS]
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        Cancionero sin nombre

      Nascimento 1937 - Santiago, Nascimento, 1937. Tapa dura reparada,firmado y dedicado por el autor con correcciones, ejemplar recortado en sus bordes. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libros del Ayer]
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        Auf dem Bauernhof Ein neuartiges Bilderbuch zum Aufstellen

      Jos. Scholz Mainz,. Pappbilderbuch Leinenbindung. Gut erhaltenes Exemplar, Ecken leicht bestoßen, Der Hase ist vom Leinenstreifen gelöst.. Auf dem Bauernhof. Ein neuartiges Bilderbuch zum Aufstellen. Mainz, Scholz (1937). Qu.Gr.8°. Mit farb. illustr. Vorsätzen u. 6 kartonst., beidseitig farb. bedruckten Segmenten (ausgestanzt in Leporello). Farb. illustr. Ohlwd. (Etw. berieb. u. best., Leinen-Rckn. innen mit Leinenstreifen verstärkt). Erste Ausgabe (mit d. Aufdruck: 'D.R.G.M' - nur bis 1945 verwendet) a. d. Vdeckel. 048

      [Bookseller: Versandhandel Rosemarie Wassmann]
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        Mustersammlung Orientalischer Teppiche (Oriental Rug Pattern Collection)

      Vienna: Bruno Eberl. Good; 5.25 x 8 box Portfolio with splitting hinges housing a paperback . text and 146 loose cards. Text and cards in Very Good condition.. 1937. Portfolio. Illustrated by 20 color and 126 black and white; GWO 293. Cards depict Oriental rugs from most weaving areas. Uncommon.; 6; 354 pp. .

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        Original Book Illustration Art

      This east coast book artist illustrated and often also wrote a wide array of children&#39;s books from the 1930s into the 1960s -- including "Wilderness Pet," "Wiggly and Giggly the Little Twin Bears," "Whitetail: King of the Forest," "The Three Puppies," "The Small One," "The Nutcracker of Nuremberg," "The Bluebird," "The Night Before Christmas," "The Enchantment of Santa Claus," "The Christ Child," "Pussy Cat Talks to Her Kittens," "Polly Parrot," "Piccolino," "Is There a Santa Claus" as well as some "Dick and Jane Basic Readers." Offered here is the near complete original illustration art for Smock&#39;s 1937 children&#39;s book "Jocko," written by Dorothy Winchell and published by Albert Whitman & Co. of Chicago. Represented here is almost the entire book, from front cover art through closing "The End" image -- lacking only 3-4 pages. Most are in the form of ca. 10" X 15" heavy stock art boards, most with the text blocks, pagination and other typeset elements stripped in. All are beautifully inked in black and shaded in pale blue. There is a smaller form full-color title page and half-title page and sixth text page, these with the text portions entirely hand lettered. Very good. Stripped-in text blocks are usually slightly discolored from the rubber cement with which they were affixed; occasional light soiling and bit of occasional edgewear. Many original tissue overlays are present, and these are generally heavily chipped and sometimes partial given their delicate nature, though many contain pencilled coloring instructions, etc. Overall quite attractive and quite displayable. Jocko the monkey is a fictional character seen in 19th century texts such as the 1875 short story "Jocko the Monkey" by Fanny P. Seaverns. The Steiff company issued a monkey stuffed animal named Jocko in the late 19th century, and various other Jocko the Monkey products have appeared over the years, from cookie jars to posters. There were a series of silent short films about Jocko in the 1920s, etc. -- all interesting predecessors to Hans and Margret Rey&#39;s "Curious George," which debuted in France in 1939. It&#39;s the charming tale of "a bright little monkey" named Jocko and his owner, an organ grinder named Rollo. Through no fault of his own, Jocko gets lost and causes accidents and chaos all about him. He ends up the center of attention at a circus parade. Jocko is asked to join, but luckily Rollo finds him at the last moment and they are happily reunited. A delightful collection from the height of this illustrator&#39;s fame. Most unusual to find the nearly complete artwork from an entire book of this period.

      [Bookseller: Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts, AB]
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        The Red Pony

      . 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.

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman ]
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        Damaris at Dorothy&#39;s

      Sheldon Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1937. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Clean hardback tightly bound in brown cloth with black titles & decoration, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. 192 pages, colour frontispiece by Alfred Bestall. An excellent copy of an uncommon book .

      [Bookseller: Aucott & Thomas]
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        A remarkable political letter discussing FDR?s Court-Packing plan, the rift between the Missouri Governor and Truman?s mentor Kansas City Boss Pendergast which led to his downfall, and the setting up of <I>?a little studying in probabilities,?</I> Truman?s code for a poker game

      Typed Letter Signed ?Harry S Truman,? one page, 8? x 10.5?. United States Senate, Washington, D.C., July 29, 1937. To John W. Snyder, Manager, Reconstruction Finance Corporation. Later his Secretary of the Treasury, Snyder was a close friend of Truman since 1928; they served together in the U.S. Army Reserves after World War I. Tiny staple holes in upper left corner. Four file holes at top edge. Fine condition.In full, ?Appreciate most highly yours of the Twenty Seventh, sending me the clippings from the Star-Times about O?Malley and the Fort Myer Horse Troop. I am glad a compromise was reached between the Governor and Mr. Pendergast because I didn?t want to see them fall out. I think you are right that the Governor could very easily review the Command and Staff Course on Tactics. There is no doubt in my mind but what he is using Navy tactics all the way through.?I thought yesterday we were going to get an early adjournment, but Barkley, Sam Rayburn and Bankhead called on the

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        Letters from Iceland [Signed by Auden and Signed by Clare Boothe Luce, Her Copy

      New York: Random House, 1937. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good +. A Near Fine copy of the first American edition, first printing (some small spots to the front board&#39;s upper right corner and to the spine tail, quite slight lightening and a tiny white spot to the topstain), in a Very Good + dust jacket (some chipping to the jacket edges and corners, three short closed tears, some toning to the spine panel and flap turns), SIGNED BY W. H. AUDEN to the title page where he also has lined through his preprinted name, AND SIGNED BY CLARE BOOTHE LUCE on the front free endpaper; a travel book of poetry and prose including a series of letters and travel notes by Auden and MacNeice who together traveled to Iceland in 1936. Having an excellent Provenance, this copy belonged to editor, playwright, journalist, ambassador, socialite, and U.S. Congresswoman (representing Connecticut) Clare Boothe Luce. Signed copies of the book are quite scarce and, of course, copies signed by Auden and by another individual as prominent of Clare Boothe Luce are absolute hen&#39;s teeth. A Very Good + copy, SIGNED BY W. H. AUDEN AND BY CLARE BOOTHE LUCE. RARE.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        Buddenbrooks. Verfall einer Familie

      Bln., Fischer o. J.. 351.-400. Tsd. 728 S., 4 Bll. OLn. Einbd. staubfl. Mit eh., dreizeil. Widmung Th. Manns a. d. Titelbl., dat. 1937.

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        Think and Grow Rich

      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.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Nonesuch Dickens. The Complete Works of Charles Dickens

      London: Bloomsbury, The Nonesuch Press, 1937-1938. Limited edition of 877 copies. Tall octavo. 23 volumes + an original etched steel plate. Printed on hand-made linen rag paper specially made for this edition. Copiously illustrated and hand-pulled from the original plates and blocks. The Nonesuch Press managed to purchase from Chapman and Hall, all the plates from which the original illustrations were printed and included one plate with each set. "Of these there are no more than 877 of major importance; and the edition has therefore been limited, not artificially but of necessity, to 877." Every one of these illustrations was made under the supervision of the author himself, often from his own suggestions. The steel plate included with this set is entitled "The Ghost&#39;s Walk", engraved by H.K. Browne (&#39;Phiz&#39;) and numbered 698. It appears opposite p.512 in "Bleak House". Housed in its original custom made clamshell box with the binding uniform to the set, along with a letter of authenticity, signed by Arthur Waugh on Chapman & Hall letterhead. Linen buckram, with gilt stamped, black morocco-leather labels. From "The Nonesuch Dickens. A Note on the Format" by Francis Meynell: "... It is, of course, the general habit to give a set strict uniformity in its binding. But ... these volumes will be chosen from the shelves and read as books, not as numbered items of a set; why, therefore, should they not have their own individuality? ... All the volumes are bound in a uniform style and material and have similar labels, as befits a set: but each binding has been given a different colour, as befits a separate entity. The drabness of repetition is avoided, the principle of unity is maintained." Meynell chose buckram over leather for its range of colours and its durability. With this set, he has proved to be correct. Aside from some small minor scratches to the front cover of "Edwin Drood & Christmas Stories", and a very light stain to the front cover of "Oliver Twist", the set is fine, clean and bright without the usual fading. Unquestionably, one of the most complete and beautiful editions of Dickens&#39; works. Podeschi, The Gimbel Collection, D212, Nonesuch Dickensiana &#39;Prospectus&#39;, Nonesuch Dickens. A Note on the Format.. Limited Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/I]
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        To Have and Have Not

      Scribner 1937 - Near fine book in a very good dust jacket. The letter A and Scibner insignia is printed on the copyright page, indicating a first edition. Very slight darkening on gutters. Dust jacket has some wear along edges and a couple of tiny tears. Flap price $2.50. Comes in custom slip case. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        L'Oeuvre gravé d'Eugene Béjot.

      Paris, Bibliothèque nationale, 1937. - 32/25 cm., 3 pl., 276 pp. Demi-toile beige, dos lisse, titre doré sur p. de t. Important travail publié par le cabinet des estampes de la BNF, exemplaire numéroté sur Japon, illustré de trois eaux-fortes originales, deux portraits gravés sur bois, de trois paysages et d'un cul de lampe gravés sur bois et de deux cent trente et une reproductions. Bel état.

      [Bookseller: Traits et Caractères]
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        Fraaß, Erich. - "Nordböhmische Landschaft".

      . Aquarell, auf INGRES-Bütten, 1937. Von Erich Fraaß. 48 x 62 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Links unten signiert "E. Fraaß". Verso genauere Bezeichnung und Datierung sowie Widmung von Maja Timmler, der Tochter des Künstlers. - Wasserzeichen INGRES. - Verso am oberen Blattrand minimale Papiereste einer ehemaligen Montierung. Farbfrisches Kolorit. Insgesamt ausgezeichneter Zustand. Erich Fraaß (1893 Glauchau - 1974 Dresden). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker des Spätexpressionismus. 1907-10 Ausbildung zum Lithografen. 1910-13 Besuch der Kunstgewerbeschule in Dresden. 1913-14 Studium an der Kunstakademie Dresden bei Oskar Zwintscher. 1914-18 als Soldat im Ersten Weltkrieg. 1918 Mitglied des Spartakusbundes. 1919-22 Fortsetzung des Studiums bei Robert Sterl und Meisterstudium bei Sterl. 1921 Großer Staatspreis und Jubiläumsstiftung der Stadt Dresden, Mitglied der Künstlergruppe "Die Schaffenden" um Conrad Felixmüller. 1925-26 Studienreisen u.a. in die Niederlande und nach Spanien; Teilnahme an der Internationalen Kunstausstellung in Dresden. 1931 Mitbegründer und Vorsitzender der "Neuen Dresdner Sezession" (1934 Verbot). 1945 Zerstörung des Ateliers auf der Ammonstraße und Verlust eines Großteils seiner Werke. 1947 Dozent, ab 1953-58 Professor für Malerei an der Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden (HfBK)..

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        TIBORC [Bauer]. Moricz Zsigmond es Boldizsar Ivan irasa.

      Budapest, Cserepfalvi, 1937.. 4° (31x23,5cm). Mit 24 ganzseitigen Fotoarbeiten (Porträts) sowie kleinen Fotoporträts im Anhang, der die Biografien der porträtierten ungarischen Landarbeiter behandelt. 49 S., 1 Bl., Orig.-Ganzleinenband. Erste Ausgabe. First Edition. - Kata Kalman (1909 Korpona - 1978 Budapest) gilt als Wegbereiterin der soziographischen Fotografiebewegung und gehörte, zusammen mit ihrem Mann, Ivan Hevesy (ebenfalls Fotograf und Filmemacher), Lajos Kassak, Sandor Bortnyik und Moholy-Nagy zum Kreis der ungarischen Avantgarde. Kalmans Fotoarbeiten gelten als grundlegend für das Genre sozialdokumentarischer Fotografie. Sie fotografierte Bauern, Arbeitslose, Bettler und verarmte Kinder. Ihr Foto eines brotessenden Kindes wurde 1932 als Wahlplakat der Kommunistischen Partei Deutschlands verwendet.. Einband etwas angestaubt. Rückenschild lädert. Titelblatt gestempelt. Sonst sehr guter Zustand. Binding a bit dusty. Stamp on the titelpage. Otherwise very good condition.

      [Bookseller: erlesenes · Antiquariat und Buchhandlung]
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        BLAUE LICHT, DAS [BLUE LIGHT, THE] (1932; 1937 reissue)

      Germany 1937 - Vintage original 9 ¼ x 11 ¾" (23 x 30 cm.) double weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, Germany. Leni Riefenstahl, Mathias Wieman, Beni Fuhrer, Max Holzboer, Martha Mair, dir: Leni Riefenstahl; Sokal. A beautiful character portrait of the legendary actress, director, writer, editor and producer, Leni Riefenstahl. Riefenstahl performed all these creative tasks on this film for her own production company. This is the story of Junta, a woman hated by the people of her village, who suspect her of being a witch. She is the only person who can climb the nearby mountains and has discovered the mysteries of the blue light during her climbs. She is cast out of the town and goes to live in the mountains. She shares the secret of the blue light with one man, but he betrays her. Groundbreaking filmmaking at the time, it was an early sound film (though a silent version was also made) to be shot on high mountain locations and employed the people who lived in the mountains as the supporting players. Riefenstahl had made a series of mountain films with director Arnold Fanck in the years prior and was now ready to make her own films. So impressed by this film was Adolf Hitler that he asked Riefenstahl to make TRIUMPH OF THE WILL. Riefenstahl was a master in lighting and black-and-white photography, evident even in the still photography for this film. Her studio logos are at the bottom left and right margin edges, the title at center and a German blind stamp is at the lower right corner of the image. Slight corner edge wear only. This is still number 32. FINE.

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        Star Maker

      London: Methuen and Co. 1937, 1937. FIRST EDITION of the author&#39;s important fourth novel; a high spot of fantasy literature. Crown octavo, pp.xii; 339; [1], imprint. Includes the three &#39;time scale&#39; diagrams. Elegantly bound in half blue morocco with gilt titles, raised bands to spine, cloth sides, publisher&#39;s cloth spine (the earliest version) bound in at the rear. Internally clean. A near fine copy in an attractive leather binding. Bleiler; Fantastic Fiction (1972) p.48.

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        Speeches, Articles and Letters of Israel Zangwill / Selected and Edited by Maurice Simon ; with a Foreword by Edith Ayrton Zangwill

      Soncino, 5 Gower Street, London, England 1937 - Attractive full red leather binding. Top edge gilt, gilt lettering on spine. Embossment of the Soncino emblem on front board. Top edges gilt. xii, 357 pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Denkmaler des Alten Reiches (Ausser den Statuen) im Museum von Kairo, Nr.1295-1808.

      Reichsdruckerei, 1937-64. - Teil I: Text und Tafeln zu Nr. 1295-1541. II: 1542-1808. Folio. 2 vols. 244, 220pp. 116 plates. Original wr. (vol. I only, bound in cloth), vol. II wr. torn, 2 pp. With marginal chipping not affecting text. (Catalogue General des Antiquites Egyptiennes du Musee du Caire; Nos. 1295-1808) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      - Imp. en casa de D. Francisco A. Colombo. Buenos Aires. 1937. 19pp.+2hh. Ejemplar nº24 de una tirada de 33. Lleva un dibujo de Federico García Lorca. 25 x 19 cm. Rústica. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Hobbit, or There and Back Again, First UK Edition, 2nd Impression, Fine Binding with Foredge Painting

      Allen & Unwin, London 1937 - 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall. The Hobbit, or There and Back Again, by J.R.R. Tolkien. 1st UK Edition, 2nd Impression published by Allen & Unwin in 1937. First Edition, Second impression published 1937, same year as 1st impression. Decorative map endpapers lifted and reused, with 4 color and 9 mono plates all in excellent condition. The second impression is important for the addition of the 4 color illustrations by the author. This is the 1st and only early UK edition published with Tolkien's color illustrations. One of only 1877 copies of the original 2300 that survived the bombing of London in November 1940. This copy has been elegantly rebound by the Temple Bindery in full Dark Green Morocco leather. Features Tolkiens original Dragon design gilt stamped on the front board with a single gilt rule to the edges. The rear board has the single gilt rule, while the spine features raised bands, compartments with Title and Author inlayed on Dark Maroon Morocco leather. Has no writing or inscriptions. Pages are clean and bright, with only a few spots of foxing noted in the text block or on the maps. All edges have been trimmed and gilded, with a foredge painting of Bilbo, The Dragon, and Gandalf on forward edge, and Gollum, Barrels out of Bounds, and Lake Town to the reverse edge. A beautiful copy, in a fabulous finely crafted binding. A custom green cloth slipcase is included to protect and display this wonderful copy. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Near Fine / No Jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Topographische Anatomie des Menschen. Lehrbuch und Atlas der regionär-stratigraphischen Präparation.

      Berin, Wien und Innsbruck, Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1937 - 1960 (4 Bände in 7 Bänden).. 29,5 x 23cm, Originalhalbleder, goldgeprägter Rücken- und Deckeltitel (Rücken von Band III abgeblaßt); Bd. I: XVI, 344 S., 2 Bl., S. 345-617, 216 Abb. im Text und auf 127 farb. Tafeln; Bd. II: XII, 446 S., 2 Bl., S. 447-868 S., 252 Abb. im Text und auf 144 farb. Taf.; Bd. III: XV, 468 S., 211 Abb., davon 160 auf 114 farb. Tafeln, 2 ausklappbare Taf. am hinteren Spiegel lose fixiert; Bd. IV: XV, 377 S. mit Porträt des Verf., 96 Abb., davon 72 auf 87 farb. Tafeln; X, S. 379-946, 122 Abb., davon 44 auf 55 farb. Tafel. gesuchtes Grundlagenwerk, sehr selten in dieser Vollständigkeit. Pernkopf (1888-1955) war Professor und Direktor des Anatomischen Institutes in Wien; Bd. IV/2 wurde nach seinem Tode von Alexander Pichler herausgegeben. Band I (1937): Allgemeines, Brust und Brustgliedmaße; Band II (1941): Bauch, Becken und Beckengliedmaße; Band III (1952): Der Hals; Band IV (1957 bzw. 1960): Topographische und stratigraphische Anatomie des Kopfes

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        The Law of Success in Sixteen Lessons, 8 volumes

      Ralston Society, 1937-01-01. Third Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Meriden, CT: The Ralston University Press, 1937. Third Edition. 8 Volumes, bound in brown faux leather with gilt stamping. Complete eight volume set, with each volume containing two lessons. In Very Good condition. Bindings are lightly rubbed, with areas of light edge wear and light soiling. Gilt stamping dulled and lightly rubbed, but still visible. The first volume has a previous owner name in ink to the front free end paper, and each volume has a book plate from the previous owner to the front paste down. Light offsetting to end papers. Clean text; pages show light age toning, with a few scattered spot stains. A lovely set; scarce and very well preserved.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        TOPPER (1937)

      MGM / Hal Roach 1937 - Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, USA. Constance Bennett, Cary Grant, Roland Young, Billie Burke, Alan Mowbray, Eugene Pallette, dir: Norman Z. McLeod; Hal Roach/MGM. Story of the stuffy henpecked Cosmo Topper whose life is turned topsy-turvy when the ghosts of his two good friends perform hi-jinks upon him. This card features Constance Bennett as the ghostly Marion Kerby and Roland Young as Topper. There are three tiny edge tears, all neatly mended with archival paper. VERY GOOD.

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        Autograph Letter Signed, in French, 4to, n.p., n.d.

      - Pagnol most likely refers to his 1937 film "Regain" ("Harvest,") for which Swiss composer Arthur Honegger composed the music. The Marius trilogy (Marius, Fanny and Cesar), filmed between 1931 and 1936, are viewed as Pagnol's most important cinematic contribution. To Mr. E. Fasquelle, editor, Pagnol writes about film. "I had two parts in my film. One, where I had my characters speak. The other, where I left that to the cinematography and to Honnegger's [sic] music. The musical segments are very boring, I am told. I am in the process of cutting out as many as I can but it is a delicate thing because of Honnegger [sic], who is a charming lad." He signs in full, "Marcel Pagnol," then adds a note about having received payment.

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      [Culver City]: Selznick International, 12 June 1937.. [1],65,[1] leaves. Quarto. Mimeographed typescript, printed on rectos only. Bradbound in canary yellow stencil-printed studio wrappers. A few stray smudges and minor marks to wrappers, otherwise near fine. Denoted the "final shooting script" of Hecht&#39;s adaptation of a story idea by James H. Street, but in fact, an early draft in terms of the film&#39;s genesis. A number of notable script doctors were called in after Hecht disassociated himself from the production, allegedly over Selznick&#39;s refusal to cast John Barrymore in the lead. Among those contributing to the film&#39;s final script were Moss Hart, Sidney Howard, George S. Kaufman, Ring Lardner, Jr., and Budd Schulberg. Carole Lombard (in her only Technicolor film), Frederic March and Charles Winninger starred, under the direction of William Wellman. The film featured a score by Oscar Levant, Max Steiner, and others, and employed then innovative use of color process effects, montage and rear screen projection. Duplicate from the Selznick Archives.

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        THE ASCENT OF F6

      Faber & Faber (1937), London - SIGNED by both authors on the title page and rather scarce as such. This copy belonged to minor poet Campbell Mitchell-Cotts whose 1937 ownership name is on the front endpaper. Very Good in a Very Good dustwrapper with a faded spine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Straordinario documento originale dattiloscritto con correzioni autografe contenente la lista dei professori ordinari proposti nelle università italiane per chiara fama dal 1937 al 1943. Il documento finale redatto dall'ex Direttore Generale all'università del Ministero della cultura popolare Giuseppe Giustini, fu allegato probabilmente alla documentazione di difesa nel processo di epurazione del Giustini nel '45. Vi figurano nomi illustri della cultura e della scienza, come Ettore Majorana, Giuseppe Ungaretti e Alessandro Lessona; in margine ad ogni nome è riportata la motivazione 'ufficiosa' della nomina. Sette pagine in - 4. Uniti: due allegati datt., relativi ad altri provvedimenti riguardanti le nomine dei professori universitari in Italia negli anni 30: A. 'Proposte di nomina a professore universitario per alta fama che non ebbero corso'. 2 pp. in - 4. B. 'Liberi docenti, che ottennero la nomina ai sensi dell'art.122 del T.U. 31 agosto 1933 / XI n 1592'. 3 pagine in - 4.


      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Lim Antiqua s.a.s.]
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        Dream Symbols of the Individuation Process

      Bailey Island, Maine, [1937]. Short former owner&#39;s inscription (not Dorothy Norman), binding cracked but holding; a good copy in somewhat stained and mottled boards.. First Edition. Quarto. A nearly verbatim transcript of C.J. Jung&#39;s 1936 seminar Dream Symbols of the Individuation Process at Bailey Island, Maine, based on the dreams of nuclear physicist and Nobel Prize winner Wolfgang Pauli. From the library of noted photographer and patron of the arts, Dorothy Norman, with her (brief) notes in pencil throughout. The presentation was originally given in 1935 at the Eranoc conference in Ascona, Switzerland, and was later reworked in Jung&#39;s 1944 publication Psychology and Alchemy. Divided into a series of six lectures, given between September 20 and 25, 1936, the Bailey Island seminar was conducted in English in front of approximately 100 American analysts and was repeated in New York the following year. A valuable document on the development of Jung&#39;s theories of dreams, providing insight into his presentation techniques and thoughts on the relationship between physics and psychology. With eight loose typed pages, relating to the lectures, laid in.

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        Of Mice and Men

      London, Heinemann, 1937, first British edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Blue pictorial jacket designed and illustrated by Michael Rothenstein printed in pink and black and with pink endpapers and top edge stained pink (Goldstone & Payne state that the top edge is stained blue with the jacket printed in black only, noting a variant in a white jacket printed in pink and black with the top edge stained pink and with pink endpapers), G&P A7c, Morrow 60, this copy with the rare and unrecorded wrap-around band noting that 137,000 copies were sold in America with translations appearing in France, Germany, Italy, Hungary, Norway, Sweden, and Denmark, with an excerpt from James Agate writing for the "Daily Express," this copy is Inscribed by the author ("For Guy G. B. Reedy/John Steinbeck"), Steinbeck has also drawn a small duck on the wrap-around band and noted "what beauty" on the front pastedown, and where the front jacket flap notes that the book is "Decorated by Michael Rothenstein" Steinbeck has amended it to "& J.S.," Reedy and Steinbeck became friends during his very early years in New York where they both worked as construction workers when the old Madison Square Garden was being built, they remained friends for decades, and Steinbeck would inscribed all his first editions for Reedy, now housed in a custom cloth folder and case with leather spine with raised bands with author, title, etc. in gilt. Fine copy, especially scarce in this condition.

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman ]
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        Of Mice and Men - First Issue

      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: Burnside Rare Books]
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        XI. Olympiade Berlin 1936. Amtlicher Bericht Band I und II..

      Berlin SW 68. Wilhelm Limpert-Verlag, 1937.. 2, mit zahlreichen Abbildungen nach Fotos und Skizzen, 4°. 31,0 x 24,3 cm. 640,642-1222 Seiten, Hardcover in Leinwand, Herausgegeben von Organisationskomittee für die XI. Olympiade Berlin 1936 e.V.,. In gutem Zustand. Einbände leicht angestaubt und fleckig, der Band 1 etwas stärker angestaubt, die Einbandecken teils etwas bestoßen, die Buchblöcke sauber und gut, mit einigen Beilagen , darunter eine Broschur zu den Olympischen Anlagen, hauptsächlich zum Olympiastadium. Herausgegeben vom Organisationskommitee für die XI. Olympide Berlin 1936 E.V., Inhalt u.a.: Geleitworte von Hitler, Coubertin, Baillet-Latour, Dr. Lewald, v. Tschammer und Osten, Dr. Diem. Auflistung des Internationalen Olympischen Komitees und der Nationalen Olympischen Komitees mit Photos der Mitglieder. Auflistung aller Sportarten, sowie die ersten drei Sieger und deren Zeiten, viele Abbildungen des Berliner Olympiastadions, auch mit Grundrissen, olympisches Geschehen, die Ausschmückung Berlins, Pressehauptquartier, Statistiken, Einmarsch der Nationen, Siegerehrungen, Personenregister im Anhang.

      [Bookseller: Leipziger Antiquariat e.K.]
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        Personal travel diary of Alice Gregg with photos : China - Japan - Pacific Ocean - United States - London, 1937-1938

      -, 1937. 1st Edition. Good to very good copy in the original cloth-covered boards. &#39;Travel Log&#39; in gilt on front cover. Some wear around the spine. Panel edges slightly dulled and rubbed. Internally, bright and clean with just some scattered dust-toning around the margins. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. Personal manuscript travel diary of Christian missionary Alice Gregg covering her travels in 1937-38 through China, Japan, Pacific Ocean, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Yosemite, Grand Canyon, West Liberty and London. There are 22 b/w photographs (8.5 x 6cm) and 1 colour postcard (8.5 x 14cm) tipped-in to various parts of the diary (19 x 15cm). Subjects: Alice Gregg (1893-1978) -- Travel diary -- Chrisitan missionaries -- original memoirs -- Biography -- Description and travel -- Personal travel literature.

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        Goin&#39; Home

      New York: Associated American Artists, 1937. Lithograph. Image measures 9.4 x 12". This lithograph by the esteemed American artist Thomas Hart Benton shows a father pulling his two children on a mule-drawn cart. The children&#39;s expressions and body language demonstrate fatigue, and it is likely that their journey has been long. This lithograph documents a migratory stage in American history in a fashion typical of Benton: surfaces and skies undulate rhythmically, drawing the viewer into the scene and creating a sense of atmosphere that speaks of the time the drawing was made. According to the Library of Congress, Benton once remarked of this image: "From a drawing made 1928--in North Carolina Smokey Mountain country. With a companion driving the car I followed these mill people till the drawing was finished." The lithograph was printed and distributed in 1937 through department stores and mail order, with the intention of making art accessible to those with fewer available funds. The print has been professional cleaned but has a minor scuff to lower margin from repairs. Signed in the plate and again, below, in pencil. Edition of 250. Notes along the bottom margin suggest dimensions.Thomas Hart Benton (1889--1975) is one of the foremost artists of the Regionalist art movement in the first half of the 20th century. Best known as a painter and muralist, he created dreamy scenes of everyday people that often attest to the changing landscape of industrialization. Although his works are strongly concentrated in the American Midwest, they also turn at times to the South and West of the country. This wonderful lithograph, while in one sense gloomy, also displays the hard work and resilience that accompanied Depression-era cultural attitudes.

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        THE LOG OF THE BOUNTY being Lieutenant William Bligh's Log of the Proceedings of His Majesty's armed vessel Bounty in a voyage to the South Seas, to take the Breadfruit from the Society Islands to the West Indies.... Now published for the first time.

      London, Golden Cockerell Press, 1937.from the manuscript in the Admiralty Records, with an Introduction and Notes by Owen Rutter, Comments on Bligh's Navigation by Rear - Admiral J. A. Edgell, O.B.E., Hydrographer of the Navy. FIRST EDITION 1937, two volumes, complete set, EDITION LIMITED TO 300 COPIES OF WHICH THIS IS No. 71, folio, approximately 320 x 190 mm, 12¾ x 7½ inches, illustrated with 4 wood engravings by Lynton Lamb, 2 in each volume, 2 full page maps and plan of th Bounty's Launch, pages: 435; 260, bound in the original publisher's three colour cloth, gilt titles to spine. Corners very slightly rubbed, pin hole to top of spine of volume 2, a little pale foxing to cream cloth, light wear and slight staining to lower edge of upper cover of Volume I (see image), a touch of fading and a few minor marks to spines, pale age browning to margins, a little foxing to fore - edges of Volume I, no inscriptions, contents clean. A good plus set, bindings tight and firm. Laid in is a single - leaf Prospectus for 'Bligh's Voyage in the Resource'. See: Jonathan A. Hill, The Hill Collection of Pacific Voyages, Volume 1, page 27 - 28, "The log contains many important passages which do not appear in either of Bligh's previously published books, as well as information patiently collected on the social life of the Tahitians. Much of the technical details is of great interest to those who care for ships and the sea". MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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