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        UNCOMMON DANGER

      Hodder & Stoughton , 1937. Hodder & Stoughton , 1937. First edition. Original blue cloth with black lettering in pictorial dustwrapper. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper, which just shows minor wear to the corners at the head of the spine, but is exceptionally bright and crisp. Eric Ambler is widely regarded (with Somerset Maugham and Graham Greene) as a principal pioneer of politically sophisticated thrillers. The five books that Ambler wrote between 1936 and 1940, upon which his reputation rests, are novels of complexity and realism, in which he introduced ordinary protagonists who are thrust into political intrigue they are ill prepared to deal with. In the process he paved the way for such writers as Len Deighton and John Le Carre, who described Ambler's novels as "the well into which everybody had dipped". Uncommon Danger is the author's second book and, in our experience, is his scarcest as a first edition in dustwrapper. No copies have been offered at auction for the last thirty years, and we can recall only one other copy approaching this condition offered for sale.

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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        Lütte.

      Potsdam, Williams & Co., [1937].. Geschichte einer Kinderfreundschaft. Illustr. OHlwdbd. (Kanten gering berieben). 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. - Vorsätze minimal fleckig, sonst schön erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Verlag und Antiquariat Frank Albrecht]
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        New York Fire Department Case Files : Case of George S. Preston, 1937 [Case files, witness statements, sternographer's transcripts, portrait photograph, confession, and other related documents]

      New York : FDNY, 1937. New York : FDNY, 1937. 1st Edition. The documents are bound by metal clasp in a brown portfolio folder. The contents are in a very good to near fine condition, with just some minor edge nicks and dust-toning as with age. Remains particulalry well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.. The documents are bound by metal clasp in a brown portfolio folder. The contents are in a very good to near fine condition, with just some minor edge nicks and dust-toning as with age. Remains particulalry well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Animals of the Bible

      Frederick A. Stokes Company 1937 - Text selected by Helen Dean Fish. Green cloth over boards. Bright gilt on cover and spine. Corners bumped. Page edges are a little age toned. Author's name mis-spelled "Lathop" on book spine.The first recipient of the Caldecott Medal for illustration in 1938. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bearly Read Books]
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        True Confession (Original screenplay for the 1937 film)

      Los Angeles, CA: Paramount Pictures, 1937. Los Angeles, CA: Paramount Pictures, 1937. Draft script for the 1937 film. Rubber-stamped FILE COPY and MASTER FILE, with a tiny notation in holograph pencil, on the front wrapper.& & Based on play by Louis Verneuil and Georges Berr, about an aspiring writer and compulsive liar named Helen Bartlett (Lombard) and her husband and lawyer, Ken (MacMurray). Facing bankruptcy, Helen accepts a job as a secretary with her father's friend, who subsequently lures her to his apartment. She leaves the apartment embarrassed and, with the help of her friend, returns to pickup her belongings. Upon arriving, she discovers her employer dead and Helen becomes the prime suspect. Ken defends his wife in court, even though he believes her to be guilty. Charley Jasper (Barrymore) is a shady character, who may have evidence against Helen and decides to blackmail her. & & An original and witty black comedy, made at the height of the screwball era.& & White studio self wrappers, rubber-stamped production No. 1886, dated August 28th, 1937. 170 leaves, mimeograph. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good, lacking the rear wrapper, side stitched.& & Byrge and Miller, pp. 74-75.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Think and Grow Rich

      Ralston, 1937. Ralston, 1937. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Ralston Society, Meridian, Conn 1937. First Edition / First Printing. Dated 1937 with no additional printings as required. Red cloth boards with gold lettering. Leaflet from publisher present. Book Condition: Very Good+, tight spine, clean pages, shelf wear. Rubbing at the lettering, ring at the front board. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, wrapped in a new removable mylar cover. Shelf wear, light chipping, a few short tears.

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        The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787 (Four Volumes)

      Yale University Press, 1937. Yale University Press, 1937. Hardcover. Very Good. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1937. Second (revised) edition. Hardcover, complete in four volumes. In publisher's original brown buckram, lettered in gilt on the spines. Very good. No jackets, as issued. Light soil to the boards, Volume IV darkened on the spine. We find no markings. Excellent set.

      [Bookseller: Stick Figure Books (ABAA/ILAB)]
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        Martin Pippin in the Daisy-Field. Illustrated by Isobel and John Morton-Sale.

      London: Michael Joseph Ltd., 1937 - Octavo. In the original publisher's presentation binding, spine lettered and blocked in gilt, top edge gilt, pale yellow endpapers. An excellent copy. Colour frontispiece and black and white illustrations. First edition, first impression. A wandering minstrel, Martin Pippin, encounters six girls on his travels, who beg him to tell them stories. These are his magical tales recounted to them whilst they are making daisy chains. A classic collection, which will charm children and adults alike. From the author's library.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Years

      The Hogarth Press, Tavistock Place 1937 - A finely rebound copy with new end papers of this classic by Woolf , bound in green calf, spine with raised bands lined in gilt, gilt titles & decorations in the compartments date at base of spine with green marbled boards, a very handsome copy indeed. 469pp. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: VANESSA PARKER RARE BOOKS]
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        Des Stürmers Kampf (Deckeltitel: Des Stürmer's Kampf. Zwischentitel: Der Kampf geht weiter).

      . Verantwortlich: Karl Holz. [Herausgeber: Julius Streicher]. Des Stürmer's Kampf (Deckeltitel: Des Stürmer's Kampf. Zwischentitel: Der Kampf geht weiter). Druck: F. Willmy. [Nürnberg 1937]. 3 Bl., 50 S. mit zahlreichen Illustrationen und Photoabbildungen. Illustrierte Original-Broschur (geheftet). Zustand: Der Umschlag/Einband ist zu circa zwei Drittel gelöst und etwas angeschmutzt. Die Erhaltung des Papiers ist als gut zu bezeichnen. Ein leichte Knickfalte. Insgesamt ein ordentliches Exemplar dieser sehr seltenen Schrift, die anläßlich des 15jährigen Kampfes publiziert wurde. Inhalt: Faksimiles von Titelseiten der Zeitschrift "Der Stürmer", Fotos von Stürmer-Vertriebsstellen, Faksimile-Briefe von NS-Prominenz usw. Karl Holz wurde 27.12.1895 in Nürnberg geboren. 1922 Eintritt in die NSDAP (Mitglieds-Nr.: 77). 1933 Mitglied des Reichstages, Wahlkreis Franken. 1934 stellvertretender Gauleiter Gau Franken. Schriftleiter der Zeitschrift "Der Stürmer". 1942 kommissarischer Gauleiter Gau Franken. 1943 SA-Gruppenführer. 1944 Gauleiter Gau Franken: Vermutlich fiel er am 20. April 1945 in Nürnberg. [SW: Nationalsozialismus ; NS ; 3. III. Reich ; Deutsche Geschichte ; 1933 - 1945 ; Nazi-Regime ; Zeitgeschichte ; Judaica ; Judentum ; Antisemitismus ; Propaganda ; Agitation ; Zeitungen ; Zeitschriften ; Newspapers ; Periodicals ; Verlagsgeschichte].

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Bibliakos / Dr. Ulf Kruse]
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        Earthly Discourse

      New York: The Vanguard Press, 1937. New York: The Vanguard Press,, 1937. Octavo. Original light brown cloth, titles to spine and upper board in blue, blue top-stain. With the dust jacket. Portrait frontispiece. Bindings lightly rubbe and marked, spine a little tanned, endpapers tanned, contents toned. A very good copy in the rubbed jacket with faded spine panel and two short closed tears. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author "To John & Carol Steinbeck in sorrow for their un-social thought and behavior, 'The Cats', Los Gatos California, November 11 1938". He has also autographed the frontispiece. Wood (1852–1944) was a writer, lawyer, and prominant supporter of radical causes, and Earthly Discourse is a collection of satirical stories in this vein. Wood was friendly with many activists and writers, including John Steinbeck, whose Of Mice and Men was published the year before this book was inscribed. "The Cats" was the name of Wood's house: the name of the town means "the cats" in Spanish.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Of Mice and Men

      New York, Covici Friede, 1937. New York, Covici Friede,, 1937. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in green morocco, titles to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, roll to turn-ins, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First edition, first issue with the words "and only moved because the heavy hands were pendula" printed as lines 20 and 21 on page 9, and bullet between the eights on page 88. 2500 copies printed.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Of Mice and Men Rare Review Copy

      Covici Friede, New York 1937 - John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men". Rare review copy with review slip affixed to the front end paper. First edition first printing with all first issue points present. Original first state dust jacket with original $2.00 price present. Dust jacket is in good plus to very good minus condition with minor tears, chips and creasing- moreso to the spine. Spine is sunned. Minor soiling to the rear panel. A couple tape repairs to the top of the spine. Jacket now placed in a removable plastic protective sleeve. The book is in very good condition with just some light soiling. The interior is bright, fresh and clean. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ernestoic Books]
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        Of Mice and Men. A Play in Three Acts

      New York: Covici Friede, 1937. New York: Covici Friede,, 1937. Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black and brown. With the dust jacket. Ownership signature to front pastedown. Spine toned, some small spots to boards, endpapers browned, contents toned. A very good copy in the rubbed and tanned jacket with some small chips and closed tears skilfully repaired to the verso. First edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Book of Newfoundland

      Newfoundland Book Publisher's, St. John's 1937 - Edited by J.R. Smallwood. The history and geography of Newfoundland. Original burgundy simulated alligator bindings, with gilt lettering on front and spine. Sold as a set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Herman & Daughters Books]
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        [Nürnberg - Hauptmarkt]

      1937.. 1937.. Orig.-Farbradierung, v. Künstler eh. signiert. 58 x 43 cm. (Plattengr.). In ausgezeichnetem Zustand. vgl. Thieme-B. XIX, 582f.; Schüttler, Wien 1944; Antiquitäten-Rundschau 23. Jg. 1925, Nr. 24 - In der Platte dat.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Les Croix des Alpes. Préface de Gabriel Hanotaux.

      Soc. des Bibliophiles et Iconophiles de Belgique, Bruxelles, 1937. - 250 X 330 mm. en feuilles sous couverture rempliée et coffret. 181 pp. Illustré de 40 aquarelles hors texte en couleurs de l'auteur. Edition tirée à 536 ex. 1/500 ex. num. sur Arches. Envoi autographe d'auteur.

      [Bookseller: Serge Paratte, Livres anciens & modernes]
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        [Original Art]: Black Mother Goose: Eight Murals or Friezes Depicting African-American Children as Characters from Nursery Rhymes

      , [Circa 1937] [Circa 1937]. Eight murals or friezes depicting African-American children as characters from nursery rhymes. Meant to be hung or in a continuous pattern, the mural consists of eight oil paintings on canvas, each of which measures 19" x 82", and if hung together, they would total about 55 feet long. Each canvas is currently gently rolled, with a protective tissue wrapper. There are small cracks in the paint, with no loss and they are overall fine. A remarkable and enigmatic mural illustrating African-American children in themes from various nursery rhymes including the Mother Goose rhymes, (especially from "There was an Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe"), themes from Alice in Wonderland, Little Black Sambo, and others. Some of the panels are signed and/or dated in 1937 by Marion Mackenzie Heywood, a Philadelphia based artist, of whom we know little. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Faust : drame de Wolfgang Goethe. Illustre par A. Collot [complete in 2 volumes]

      Paris : La Tradition, 1937-38. Paris : La Tradition, 1937-38, 1937. Limited Edition. Very good copies bound in the original black stiff-card wrappers, with 'Faust' printed in red on the front covers. Housed in their original cloth-backed red and black portfolio folders, that have decorative wood spine backings which have the titles and publisher's device carved in red. The folders have some light wear and rubbing around the edges, with some scuffs and scratched to the panels of volume 1. These titles come with two red cardboard slipcases, which are somewhat edge-worn with some water-staining also evident. One slipcase is lacking the bottom panel, and the side panel has come detached. Internally, pages are very clean and bright. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.. Very good copies bound in the original black stiff-card wrappers, with 'Faust' printed in red on the front covers. Housed in their original cloth-backed red and black portfolio folders, that have decorative wood spine backings which have the titles and publisher's device carved in red. The folders have some light wear and rubbing around the edges, with some scuffs and scratched to the panels of volume 1. These titles come with two red cardboard slipcases, which are somewhat edge-worn with some water-staining also evident. One slipcase is lacking the bottom panel, and the side panel has come detached. Internally, pages are very clean and bright. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        CONFEDERACIÓN. Organo Provincial de la Confederación Nacional del Trabajo. C.N.T. F.A.I. A.I.T. F.I.J.L. Año I, Núms. 48, 50, 62, 64, 65, 75, 81 (aunque por error marca 75), 155, 173 (algo rasgado, pero completo), 178. Año III, Núms. 646,

      Murcia 1937 - 42x58. 4pp. Interesante conjunto de este periódico murciano que bridges los eventos de mayo 1937. Destacan por su interés los núms. 62 y 178. El primero lleva el titular 'Visado por la Censua' y lleva casi la mitad de la 1ª página y parte de la 4ª en blanco, con cortes a medio frase, recortadas nomres o parrafas enteras. En el 178, toda la página primera trata de la lucha contra los comunistas con titulares desafiantes: "Visto por la Censura. Ha Lllegado el Tiempo en que el Silencio es más Elocuente que las Palabras", "Las Cortinas de Humo del Partido Comunista" y "Calumnia, que algo Queda". Una decleración del ILP de Londres sobre su postura frente al POUM y la desaparencia de Nin. Desclaraciones de Joaquín Ascaso y José López en defensa del Consejo de Aragón y sus actuaciones en la colectivazión de los pueblos.Artículo de Miguel Pérez Cirdón (o Cordón) contra la censura, coferencia de Juan Rueda Ortiz, larga defensa de Francisco Maroto (y varios artículos más sobre este), el bombardeo de Guernica, la pérdida de Santander, El periódico fue dirigido por Tomás Ruiz Cano. Se adjuntan otras 2 hojas de núms. incompletos. En algunos núms. la mala calidad de la impresión dificulta la lectura. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

      [Bookseller: Carmichael Alonso libros]
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        Original Art]: Black Mother Goose: Eight Murals or Friezes Depicting African-American Children as Characters from Nursery Rhymes

      1937 - Eight murals or friezes depicting African-American children as characters from nursery rhymes. Meant to be hung or in a continuous pattern, the mural consists of eight oil paintings on canvas, each of which measures 19" x 82", and if hung together, they would total about 55 feet long. Each canvas is currently gently rolled, with a protective tissue wrapper. There are small cracks in the paint, with no loss and they are overall fine. A remarkable and enigmatic mural illustrating African-American children in themes from various nursery rhymes including the Mother Goose rhymes, (especially from "There was an Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe"), themes from Alice in Wonderland, Little Black Sambo, and others. Some of the panels are signed and/or dated in 1937 by Marion Mackenzie Heywood, a Philadelphia based artist, of whom we know little.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Fish by Schaldach: Collected Etchings, Drawings and Watercolors of Trout and Salmon

      Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1937. 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

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        XIV E.F. (Italia imperiale)

      Alfieri & Lacroix per La Rivista illustrata del Popolo d?Italia 1937 Folio (cm. 45 x 38), 574 pp nn. illustrate da fotografie anche a piena pagina, da 7 tavv. a colori e da 5 in bianco e nero, tutte su cartone. Legatura editoriale in cartone rigido rivestito in celluloide nera con immagine di un grande fascio stilizzato in grigio. Data scritta in bianco, rosso e verde. Ds. con piccole mancanze. Assente la pagina con il titolo Roma Imperiale e il ritratto di Benito Mussolini. Interni in ottime condizioni, salvo una carta staccata: tuttavia non garantiamo l?integrità dell?opera in assenza di qualsiasi riferimento alle modalitò di allestimento (numerazione delle pagine e delle tavole, simboli di collazione, ecc.) Questo è probabilmente il più esaustivo testo di propaganda dell?era fascista che, muovendo dalla storia romana, illustra ed esalta le imprese coloniali, le opere di bonifica e le realizzazioni infrastrutturali, la finanza e le industrie del tempo. Frutto di una pluralità di contributi (tra gli altri di A. Solmi, R. Almagià, A. Starace, M. Appelius, A. Lessona, G. Agnelli, V. Azzolini, G. Paolucci Di Calboli) e di una impaginazione e di una grafica di grande impatto visivo curata da M. Luigi Poli con contributi artistici di B. Buffoni, E. Carboni, P. Garretto, R. Micaelles, M. Nizzoli e M. Sironi e con le fotografie di S. Bricarelli, F. Patellani, L. Ridenti e B. Stefani.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Ex Libris s.r.l.]
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        Deep Sea Big Game Fishing, Bay of Islands, New Zealand. A Special Article - [Cover title:] Rough Guide to New Zealand Big Game Fishing

      Glasgow: Printed for Private Circulation by Robert Maclehose & Co., Ltd, 1937 - First edition. 8vo. Illustrated with photographs. 28 pp. Blue cloth, upper cover titled in gilt with pictorial onlay. Fine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Hobbit

      George Allen & Unwin, London 1937 - The book is firmly bound in the original green cloth, lettered and decorated in black, there is some minor damage to the cloth at the corners and spine ends and one or two tiny marks, the spine is a little cocked. The text block is a touch age toned and there is a neatly written gift inscription to the first blank page, but it is free from foxing. One of the best copies of Tolkien's much loved classic that I have seen, certainly the cleanest example that I have seen of a book without a jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: J and M Books Limited]
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        Les démons gardiens

      Aux dépens des amis de l?artiste, Paris, 1937. In / 4 en feuilles sous chemise et étui cartonnés, eaux fortes de Chas Laborde, 119 p. Exemplaire numéroté sur Vélin de Vidalon. Monod 7544. relié Bon état

      [Bookseller: Livres Anciens Lucas Philippe]
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        Background to Danger.

      New York: Triangle Books, 1937 - Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine and decoration to spine and front board in brown, top edge brown. With the dust jacket. Spine and joints lightly faded, spine a little rolled, small bump to top corner of front board also affecting initial 20 leaves, endpapers partially tanned. An excellent copy in a rubbed, chipped and price-clipped jacket. First US edition, first printing. Originally published in the UK in the same year, under the title Uncommon Danger, the spy novel was adapted into a film starring George Raft and directed by Raoul Walsh in 1943. From the library of Eric Ambler's friend the historian Mortimer Chambers.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        IMAGES OF JAPANESE CAVALRYMEN IN THE LATE-1930'S, AS COLLECTED IN A PHOTO ALBUM.

      [ca.1937-38] - Oblong black cloth photo album, bound with cord, blind embossed illustration of a bird on the front cover. 18 x 26 cm.; 24 leaves. A group of 95 photos, most 3 1/2 x 2 1/4 inches (a handful larger or smaller), laid down on stiff black leaves of paper. Approximately 65 of the images are portrait photos of particular cavalrymen. Their collar insignia indicate most of the men are part of the 25th Cavalry Regiment of the 4th Cavalry Brigade, Imperial Japanese Army. Their rank insignia are present on the shoulders of their uniforms, consistent with military practice in Japan from 1911-1938. The uniforms also show the scalloped pocket flap on the tunic, introduced for all ranks by 1930. The remainder show the cavalrymen in both official and casual groupings. Two are large group photos of the troop. All of the photos are clear and sharp, with the exception of two or three slightly over-exposed. The 25th Cavalry Regiment, from 1937 until "the outbreak of the China Incident," [a reference to the Second Sino-Japanese War] was based in the city of Toyohashi, in the eastern Aichi Prefecture. One photo shows the gates to a compound, now part of the Aichi University, which had been used in the late 1930's as the army reserve officer school of the 4th cavalry brigade. There are also two photos of what we have been able to identify as the Toyokawa Inari, a Buddhist Temple in the city of Toyokawa, a short distance from Toyohashi. One of the two images shows soldiers gathered with their children in front of the temple. It was the custom to go to the shrine with families before going off to war, for good luck. There are also several photos of the soldiers who had care of the horses for the troops, and one of what appears to be a sort of 'commissary' with two soldiers sitting stiffly behind a counter, protecting the goods which include cans and bottles, plus a few boxes of "breakfast cocoa" (so labelled in English). The more casual photos include one of a group of Japanese men in both traditional and western dress enjoying a meal. They are posed seated on the floor which is strewn with many dishes of food and bottles of drink. There is another casual photo of eight men, one in uniform, one in traditional dress, the rest in western clothes (four of these men wear panama-style hats) posed with a pair of kewpie dolls. This may be a reference to the traditional Japanese celebration of the "Doll's Day," celebrated on March 3. The dolls were believed to be able to contain bad spirits, perhaps added protection to a soldier about to go to war? An unauthorized version of the kewpie doll was manufactured in Japan in the 1920's. A window into Japanese military life just prior to World War II. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Mystery of Alfred Doubt

      London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1937. London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd,, 1937. Being the Adventure of a Retired Statesman. A novel. Octavo. Original green cloth, spine lettered in gilt, top edge pale green. With the dust jacket. Later bookseller's ticket and bookplate to pastedown. Cloth very lightly flecked, edges foxed with minor encroachment to the margins, in the jacket that has one chip at the top of the spine, front panel creased at upper inner corner, rear panel slightly marked. A very good, bright copy. First edition, first impression. William Gosse Hay (1875-1945), an Australian author and essayist, was born into a South Australian family, to the colonist Alexander Hay and his second wife, Agnes Grant Gosse, a novelist. This, his fifth historical novel, is set in Tasmania in the 1830s.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Flying Wasp. Essays on the Modern Theatre.

      London, Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 1937.. XIII, 201 pp. 8vo.. With autogr. inscription signed: "Inscribed to Con (MacDonald Ebenezer Cornelius) by Sean O'Casey, with all good Wishes (Totnes, Devon 1938)".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        THE LATE GEORGE APLEY: A Novel in the Form of a Memoir

      Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1937.. Boston:: Little, Brown and Co.,. 1937. First edition of his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. INSCRIBED, "For Henry T. Brown Jr with kindest regards, John P. Marquand." Also includes two typed letters to Brown signed by Marquand: one saying he can send the books, and one apologizing for getting his name wrong. Brown, a famous book collector, always went by H. Tatnall Brown. The letters are tipped to the endpaper and verso of half-title page (across from title page). First printing, with "Lovely Pearl" on the first line of page 19, as we think it is in all first printings (changed to "Pretty Pearl" in later printings, as outlined in the current edition of our Collected Books). Faint vertical lines on some pages, as usual for this title, otherwise very good to fine in dust jacket with small professional repair at top of spine and to a few tiny chips. A very nice copy of an unaccountably scarce book, and particularly so with what would appear to be an early inscription, as both letters are dated in April 1939.

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        Ensemble unique de 25 aquarelles originales (encre et aquarelle) signées Sylvain Vigny et datées 1937

      1937 - Curiosa & Dessins originaux : Ensemble unique de 25 aquarelles originales signées de l'artiste peintre Sylvain Vigny (1902-1970). Suite inédite de dessins érotiques très colorés et d'une étonnante modernité (exécutés en 1937). Sylvain VIGNY (1902-1970) Ensemble unique de 25 aquarelles originales (encre et aquarelle) signées Sylvain Vigny et datées 1937 Format des feuilles : 50 x 32,5 cm Support : papier fort blanc Chaque dessin occupe la presque totalité de la feuille. Cette suite était peut-être destinée à illustrer un ouvrage érotique ? Nous ne savons pas. Elle est inédite et n'a jamais été présentée. Elle provient directement du fonds d'atelier de l'artiste, à Nice. L'oeuvre peint et dessinée de Sylvain Vigny a fait l'objet d'une vente d'atelier et a été l'occasion d'expositions. Ainsi que d'une exposition intitulée Autour de Sylvain Vigny (24 au 30 septembre 2011, Galerie Sintitulo à Nice). Sylvain Vigny est né en Autriche et mort à Nice où il avait élu domicile dès 1940. Son travail bien que collectionné par les amateurs, ne se retrouve pas ou peu dans les collections publiques de France et de l'étranger, et reste largement méconnu du grand public. "Sa peinture est brutale, mais chaleureuse, inquiète et chaotique . le monde selon Vigny est un spectacle tragique et phantastique (sic) . ses personnages sont douloureux, femmes aux lourdes formes" (Bénézit). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Magalì. Dal provenzale di Federico Mistral. Nuova traduzione di Mario Chini. Per la musica italiana di Osvaldo Minervini e per le silografie di Bruno da Osimo.

      Ancona, Casa Stella Maris, nel bel mese di Settembre 1937. PRIMA EDIZIONE fuori commercio di 100 copie. In 8vo grande (cm. 25); copertina originale. Firma autografa di Bruno da Osimo. Axs

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        Zusammenstellung aller bis zum 31. März 1937 erlassenen und noch gültigen Anordnungen des Stellvertreters des Führers.

      München, Zentralverlag der NSDAP, Franz Eher Nachf., 1937.. 455 Seiten. 15,1 x 21,6 cm, goldgeprägtes Original-Leinen.. Sehr seltene Veröffentlichung. Hinweis: Hoheitszeichen auf dem Foto des Buches unkenntlich gemacht (auf dem Buch natürlich vorhanden). Auf Schmutztitel mit "Vertraulich" gestempelt. Text nach Titel: "Die aufgeführten Anordnungen dürfen weder im ganzen, noch in Aussagen veröffentlicht werde. Die Zusammenstellung ist nur für den Dienstgebrauch bestimmt. Das Buch darf im freien Handel nicht verkauft werden." Einband gering berieben und bestossen, drei minimale schwarze Flecken auf Rückendeckel - gutes Exemplar. Bücher/Zeitschriften aus der Zeit 1933 - 1945, mit darin enthaltenen zeitgeschichtlichen oder militär-historischen Darstellungen und Inhalten, werden nur zu Zwecken staatsbürgerlicher Aufklärung, der Abwehr verfassungswidriger und verfassungsfeindlicher Bestrebungen, der wissenschaftlichen und kulturhistorischen Forschung usw. (§ 86 StGB) verkauft.

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        Chinese Free-Hand Flower Painting

      Printed in Peiping, China, 1937 - First edition, first printing. Quarto, 27*19.7*2.3cm, 10+131pp. 73 paintings on 68 plates, with 8 paintings by Ch'i Pai Shih, 5 by Wu Changshuo. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Metamorphosis

      London: The Parton Press, 1937. London: The Parton Press,, 1937. Translated by A. L. Lloyd. Octavo. Original blue cloth-backed dark brown boards, titles to spine in black, titles to front board in black on blue paper. Contemporary bookshop ticket and bookplate of charity organiser Duncan Guthrie (1911–1994) to front pastedown. Spine rolled and faintly rubbed at head and tail, bottom corners of boards lightly bumped, endpapers sparsely spotted, single spot to for edge of final three leaves. An excellent, bright copy. First English language edition, first impression, of the author's masterpiece, which was originally published in the German magazine Die Weißen Blätter in October 1915, under the title Die Verwandlung. Scarce.

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        Entartete Kunst. Führer durch die Ausstellung >Entartete Kunst<

      München, 1937 - 1. Ausgabe [!] auf dem schlechten Papier gedruckt. München, [1937], 20,7 x 15 cm, 30 Seiten, 1 Blatt, Abbildungen, illustrierte Original-Klammerheftung (mit - wie immer - stärkeren Gebrauchsspuren, Rückenfalz gebrochen, Mittelknick, aufgrund der sehr schlechten Papierqualität) Eckabriss, siehe die Abbildung. Die Erstausgabe mit dem sehr seltenen Flugblatt zur Ausstellung in den Hofgarten-Arkaden in München. Altshuler p. 144 (mit Abbildung). - Bolliger 9, 701. - Claus, Entartete Kunst Abbildung Seite XXV. - Reed/Rifkind 421. - Rifkind I, 189 mit ganzseitiger Abbildung. - Spalek 251. - Brühl, Seite 93f. - Roh, "Entartete Kunst" Reproduktion des gesamten Kataloges. - Lüttichau, Faksimile-Ausgabe, Köln, 1988. - Erster [!] Druck des "Ausstellungsführers", der zu den ungeheuerlichen Dokumenten der NS-Barbarei zählt. Zitat: "Was an Entartetem aufgespürt werden konnte, wurde konfisziert und nach München deportiert. Werke der Brücke, des Blauen Reiters, der Abstrakten und der sozial Anklagenden; allein 983 Werke beispielsweise aus der Hamburger Kunsthalle, 496 aus der Frankfurter Städel-Galerie, 900 aus der Düsseldorfer Kunstsammlung [.] insgesamt besuchten über 2 Millionen Menschen diese >Schreckenskammer< (Zitat aus: R. N. Ketterer, Dialoge, Band I, Seite 113). - Ca. 600 Gemälde, Skulpturen, Graphiken, Photographien, Bücher von ca. 118 Künstlern wurden ausgestellt. München, Räume der Gipsabgußsammlung des Archäologischen Instituts, Hofgarten-Arkaden, Galeriestraße 4, vom 19. Juli bis 30. September 1937 (verlängert bis 30. November) - hier mit dem seltenen Flugblatt, dass auf diese Ausstellung in München aufmerksam machte; von Februar 1938 bis April 1941 sind folgende Stationen (Stand 1988) bekannt: Berlin, Leipzig, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Frankfurt am Main, Wien, Salzburg, Stettin, Halle. Im Unterschied zur ersten Auflage weist die zweite Auflage einen veränderten Begleittext zu den Bildern auf Seite 21 auf: Hieß es ursprünglich: "Drei Kostproben von jüdischer Plastik und Malerei" und "die Juden heißen: Meidner, Freundlich und Haizmann", so steht da nach der Intervention Richard Haizmanns bei Göring: "Drei Kostproben entarteter Plastik und Malerei" und "Die Titel lauten: Selbstbildnis des Juden Meidner [.] Kopf von Haizmann". Auf der Seite 29 hieß es anstatt: "das Judengeschöpf wiegt [.]" danach "das Machwerk wiegt [.]. - Als Druckträger wurde für die zweite Auflage besseres Kunstdruckpapier gewählt. - Reprint des Kataloges auch in: Schuster, Peter-Klaus, Die Kunststadt München, 1988 siehe Seite 183 bis 216 (ebenfalls auch als lose Beilage der Reprint des Flugzettels). Sprache: Deutsch Die Erstausgabe mit dem sehr seltenen Flugblatt zur Ausstellung in den Hofgarten-Arkaden in München. illustrierte Original-Klammerheftung (mit - wie immer - stärkeren Gebrauchsspuren, Rückenfalz gebrochen, Mittelknick, aufgrund der sehr schlechten Papierqualität) Eckabriss, siehe die Abbildung.

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        Acts and resolutions of the General Assembly of the state of Georgia. [Laws of Georgia; Georgia Laws] [1937-1999]

      [Atlanta, GA] : [Isssued by various state publishers], 1937-1999. [Atlanta, GA] : [Isssued by various state publishers], 1937-1999, 1999. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A 50 volume set ranging from 1937 to 1999 ; composed of various editions issued by various publishers ; Vols. for 1956- issued in 2 v.: v. 1. Acts and resolutions of the General Assembly of the state of Georgia; v. 2. Local and special acts and resolutions of the General Assembly of the state of Georgia. ; without volumes for 1957-2, 1958, 1959-2, 1961-2, 1969-2, 1972-2, 1980-2, 1985-1998, 1999-1 ; uniformly bound in tan cloth ; ex-lib, no labels ; condition ranges from fair (for the 1937-38 volume) to as new for later volumes ; A difficult to find set ; perfect and necessary for a Georgia legal office or library ; can be used without electricity, computers or the internet! ; VG.

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        Yale Edition of Horace Walpole&#39;&#39;s Correspondence Complete 48 Volume Set

      Yale University Press, 1937-1983. Yale University Press, 1937-1983. Hardcover. Good.

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        THE COMMON SENSE OF DRINKING

      BOSTON, MASS: Little, Brown & Co., 1937. Fifth Printing. Hardcover. NEAR FINE / No Dustjacket. Peabody, of the Boston blueblood scions, was an alcoholic who helped pioneer the philosophy that alcoholism was an actual disease, rather than merely a weak constitution manifesting poor behavior. He went on to provide counseling services to many in NYC. It is generally regarded that some of his phrases ("Half-way measures were to no avail"; "Once a drunkard always a drunkard..." and even the step program were liberally made use of by Bill Wilson, who went on to found that famous recovery organization whose initials are the first letter of the alphabet, doubled. Silver-dollar-sized blemish in lower right corner of front board, no doubt from a drink (water we hope!) spilled at least a half-century ago, if not more. Extremely scarce in any edition.

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