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        Calamité des origines *

      GLM, Paris 20.5.1937. - En feuilles sous couverture verte imprimée. 6 dessins de Jean-Mario Prassinos commentés par Gisèle. Charmant petit ouvrage, introuvable, dont les images évoquent un brin les collages, avec un petit air de Max Ernst qui flotte aux environs.[Coron 149] Édition originale. L'un des 125 exemplaires numérotés sur Roto vert, après 20 Arches.

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        The Golfer's Companion

      London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd.,, 1937. Henry Cotton, Robert H-K Browning, A. H. Padgham, Hylton Cleavor, Eleanor Helme, O. B. Keeler, R. C. Robertson-Glasgow and Peter Lawless. Edited by Peter Lawless. Illustrated by Harry Rountree. Octavo. Finely bound by Bayntun-Riviere in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, golf motif to front board within single rule, twin rule to turn-ins, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. With double page colour frontispiece and numerous black and white line drawings within the text. The occasional minor blemish, an excellent copy in a fine binding. First edition, first impression.

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        VIENTO DEL PUEBLO. POESIA EN LA GUERRA. Prólogo por T. Navarro Tomás. PRIMERA EDICION

      - Valencia, Lit. Durá/Ediciones Socorro Rojo, 1937, 23x16,5 cm., 154 págs.+ 2 h.+1 lámina y 17 ilustraciones en el texto. (Buen ejemplar con las cubiertas originales)

      [Bookseller: Fábula Libros (Librería Jiménez-Bra]
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        Essays 1931 - 1936. Limited Edition. Cuala Press

      Dublin The Cuala Press/Elizabeth Corbet Yeats 1937. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket in clear protective wraps. Minor wear and sunning to covers. Paper title label browned Limited Edition [of 300] Quarter cloth spines on blue papered boards 220mm x 170mm (9" x 7"). 132pp.

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        The Crowning Years and Other Poems

      Dorset - Loyd Haberly, 1937 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collections of poetry written and printed by Loyd Haberly in Stony Down, Corfe Mullen, Dorset. Loyd Haberly (18961981) was an American poet, letterpress printer, and educator. After studying at Reed College and Harvard, Haberly was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship to study Law at Trinity College, Oxford. However, he became interested in fine printing while in England and began to print and bind books under his own imprint, the Seven Acres Press. He was named controller of the Gregynog Press, a well-known private press in Wales, in 1933, but his tenure with the press was brief and, by most accounts, less than satisfactory to all concerned. When he left he was presented with a supply of the type, which he later used, after returning to the United States, in the production of a number of hand-printed limited editions for which he served as author, illustrator, printer, and binder. Limited edition - number 14 of 150 - with a vignette title page. Condition: In a quarter-morocco binding with decorative boards. Externally sound, with just some rubbing to the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD..

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        The Man With The Blue Guitar & Other Poems

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1937 - First Edition. Hardcover. Yellow cloth. Cloth stained and faded. Corners bumped. Head and tail of spine creased. Endpapers stained and discolored. Previous owner's name blind stamped on half-title and rear endpaper. Dust jacket soiled and stained with chips and tears. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Derborence *

      Grasset, Paris 1937. - Relié demi parchemin à coins, pièce de titre en typographie or, couvertures conservées. Ce cinquième tirage en 21ème édition (allez expliquer cela à des bibliophiles non francophones. autant parler patois haut-valaisan à une vahiné du lagon Fribourgeois) de décembre 1937, suivant d'un an celle parue dans la collection "Pour Mon Plaisir", a échappé à Bringolf.Notre exemplaire dans une petite reliure cossue et proprette n'a pas du déplaire à l'auteur, qui l'a dédicacé en février 38; on sait qu'il avait quelque affinité avec le parchemin, comme en témoigne certaines séries de ses oeuvres complètes ainsi reliées dans la première édition de Mermod.

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        Trau keinem Fuchs auf grüner Heid und keinem Jud bei seinem Eid! Ein Bilderbuch für Groß und Klein

      Nürnberg, Stürmer-Verlag, (1937).. 4. Aufl. 22 Bll. mit 21 ganzseitigen Textabbildungen. Farbig illustr. OHLwd. Qu.-4°. Klotz 281/1; Schug 1933.- Eines der makabersten Dokumente der nationalsozialistisch-antisemitischen Jugendverhetzung, erstmals 1936 erschienen. - "Dieses Buch ist nur als Produkt des Fanatismus zu begreifen. Es enthält ein Substrat der von den Nationalsozialisten entwickelten rassistischen Theoreme, wie sie beispielsweise unter Führung von Julius Streicher, einem in diesem Bilderbuch ausdrücklich apostrophierten Vorkämpfer dieser Wahnideen, vertreten wurden. Dieses Bilderbuch, das in die Herzen der Kinder einen ‘primitiven, barbarischen Haß’ säen wollte, wird mit Recht als ‘pervers’ und ‘sadistisch’ bezeichnet. Ein derartiges Bilderbuch, das alle Erziehungsgrundsätze pervertiert, macht den dämonischen Charakter eines totalitären Herrschaftssystems deutlich." (Doderer-Müller 328). - Einband tls. gebräunt, Kanten etwas berieben, leicht gelockert.

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        It Happened at the Lake

      Dodd Mead and Company New York: Dodd, Mead and Company. 1937. First. First edition. Fine in fine and bright dustwrapper with slight tanning at the spine, and a touch of rubbing at the crown. Inscribed by the author to noted mystery author, George Harmon Coxe: "To George Harmon Coxe, who wields a mighty pen and a nasty niblick -- Joseph T. Shaw." Mystery set in New York City. Aside from his work as an author, Shaw was the extremely influential publisher of Black Mask, the pulp magazine which defined the hardboiled style of writing, and furthered the careers of Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, Raoul Whitfield, among many others, including Coxe. .

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        HISTOIRE DES ROUMAINS ET DE LA ROMANITE ORIENTALE.

      Impr. De L'État., Bucarest. 1937 - V.1, I. Les ancètres avant les romains -- v.1, II. Le sceau de Rome -- v.2. Les maîtres de la terre (jusqu'a l'an mille) -- v.3. Les fondateurs de l'État -- v.4. Les chevaliers. CONTRA REEMBOLSO, +5.00€ LIBRO EN FRANCES

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        ALS postcard from Thornton Wilder to Gladys Campbell.

      The S.S. Le Grasse, at sea: Thornton Wilder. 1937 - Postcard from Thornton Wilder to Gladys Campbell. El Greco painting "St. Martin and the Beggar" on recto. Verso: "S.S. le Grasse July 11, 1937 approaching England to the tune of a fog horn. Dear Gladys: George Dillon:'Our habits are trained for writing a kind of poetry that in the face of calamities of the world seem even to ourselves a kind of parlor talk.' Habits, training & kinds of --have nothing to do with poetry. Poetry is telling one's truth and so catch your truth and tell it. And the poet is one who knows that the calamities of an external world are nothing compared to the calamite and glory of seventy years--living in any time and age. You write poetry and don't get indoctrinated by other people's flagging courage and private Drama, I did [illegible] pass thru Chicago without seeing you and I'm devoted to you. Thornton" Gladys Campbell (1892-1992) was a poet and educator in Chicago who had been one of Wilder's students when he taught at the University of Chicago from 1930 to 1937. Postcard in Very Good plus condition; writing clear, dark and legible.

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        Atlantic Salmon Fishing

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1937. First Edition, one of 950 copies. 4to. Illustrated by Ogden Pleissner, Robert Nisbet, and from photographs, drawings, and maps. Original green cloth, gilt, t.e.g., others uncut. Slight wear to extremities, else Fine. Siegel 110; Frazier P-5-a; Bruns P72 . A very attractive and sought-after Derrydale

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        Espagne Valence, Madrid, Barcelone. Semaine internationale des etudiants. Septembre 1937. Lithographie.

      Valencia, Ortega, 1937 - 100 x 68 cm, Zustand A (Faltspuren). José Bardasano (1910-1978), spanischer Grafiker der sich zeitlebens dem politischen Kampf gewidmet hat. 1200 gr.

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        Arbeit!

      Berlin: Volk und Reich Verlag, , 1937. Introduction by Paul G. Ehrhardt. Quarto. Original japon parchment boards, rules and titles embossed and in black on front cover and spine. With the dust jacket. With over 200 photographic illustrations mostly full-page. Joints partially split, dust jacket nicked to edges, spine faded. Extremely scarce thus. First edition, first printing. Wolff's highly influential celebration of German industrialism, with 200 photogravure plates in the tradition of Renger-Patzch's Eisen und Stahl (1931).

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        THE PUZZLE OF THE BLUE BANDERILLA.

      Garden City: Published for The Crime Club, Inc. by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1937 - Octavo, cloth. First edition. A Hildegarde Withers mystery. A near fine copy in very good plus dust jacket with light shelf wear to spine ends, tiny v-chip at lower front spine fold, and a little soiling to spine panel. Uncommon in jacket. (#84527). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Currey, L.W. Inc. ABAA/ILAB]
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        Murder on the Orient Express

      W. COLLINS SONS & CO. LTD, LONDON 1937 - publisher's original orange cloth covers, black lettering on spine; light foxing to page edges, spine faded; hinges slightly loose; no dust jacket, not signed.general wear and rubbed cover. no bookplate. no markings. DATE PUBLISHED: 1937 EDITION: Eighth Impress 252 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Milizia forestale. Dal V al XV E.F.

      Subject: (Fascismo - Selvicoltura - Colonie italiane). Bergamo, Istituto Arti Grafiche, 1937, in-folio, leg. orig. in tutta tela con grande fascio impresso al piatto ant. pp. 58-(2) complet. ill. da fotografie, tav. a colori ed un grande ritratto di Mussolini in antiporta ed una grande cartina a col. (Somalia: 1a e 2a Colonia Agostini) Inoltre tre tavole f.t. (due a colori) sulla 1a e 2a Colonna Agostini.

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        Of Mice and Men

      New York: Covici Friede Publishers New York: Covici Friede Publishers, 1937 First edition, first issue. Signed and inscribed by the author in the year of publication: "For Henry W. Penny, / John Steinbeck '37." Ownership signature in black ink from William Bagley, a professor of education at Columbia University's Teacher's College, inside the front cover. Near fine copy with a sturdy spine, which is only slightly faded. Based on Steinbeck's own experiences as a ranch hand in California, Of Mice and Men tells the story of two displaced migrant workers and the hardships they face as a result of the Great Depression. As a result of its controversial social commentaries, Of Mice and Men has been historically subject to censorship and remains on the American Library Association's list of "Most Challenged Books of the 21st Century.". Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine.

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        In Parenthesis. Seinnyessit e gledyf ym penn mameu. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR TO POLLY PEABODY

      Faber 1937 - 8vo., First Edition, with a frontispiece (original tissue guard present), a plate and a full-page map (all original tissue guards present); handsomely bound in full dark blue morocco, back gilt with raised bands, original backstrip preserved and mounted on new leaf at front, a most attractive copy ideal as a gift or for presentation. A PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR WITH HIS SIGNED AND DATED HOLOGRAPH INSCRIPTION ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER, AND ADDITIONAL SIGNATURE ON TITLE. THIS COPY IS PRESENTED BY JONES TO POLLY PEABODY ['Polly Peabody with love; signature; London 1 Jan. 1941']. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Place in the City

      HARCOURT, BRACE AND COMPANY, NEW YORK 1937 - 1st edition. 1st free endpaper ink stamped. Review copy August 5 1937 Price 2.50. General wear and rubbed cover. Bookplate on the book. Tight binding. Title gilted on the spine. DATE PUBLISHED: 1937 EDITION: SECOND ED 265 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An American Angler in Australia

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1937. First edition. 8vo. Illustrated with 35 photographic illustrations, including frontispiece. 115 pp. Green cloth. Spine toned, minor shelf wear, usual toning to endsheets, very good. Signed by the author on the front flyleaf. Bruns B173 (not seen, "scarce")

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        The Past Must Alter, by A.J. Guerard.

      Longmans, 1937. - 1st Edition. Very Good in slilghtly worn dust wrapper. The wrapper has an old adhesive residue from the removal of adhesive covering. Consequently it is not the best copy but only the third that I have seen in over 30 years. Peake?s earliest dust wrapper design. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael S. Kemp, Bookseller]
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        OMNIBUS - il primo rotocalco italiano diretto da LEO LONGANESI (attualità , politica e letteratura 1937-1939 TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO, Milano, Rizzoli, 1937

      formato giornale - Settimanale di politica e letteratura diretto magistralmente da Leo Longanesi , che diede un taglio giornalistico completamente nuovo ed innovativo, con inchieste ed articoli storici e politici ma abbinando anche saggi di cultura letteraria (racconti a puntate, poesie, dibattiti). Viene chiuso bruscamente nel gennaio '39 per evidenti incompatibilità con il regime . Longanesi con questo periodico inaugura la tecnica del rotocalco , con le "famose fotografie innovative e provocatorie" che poi hanno fatto scuola e spesso ognuna di esse vale un articolo.... ( anche "il Mondo di Panunzio" discende da qui ). Notevole l'elenco dei collaboratori : Alvaro, Barilli, Benedetti, Bacchelli, Palazzeschi, Praz, Landolfi, Malaparte, Moravia, Pannunzio e tanti altri . Assai Importanti i vari articoli di guerra e politici, anche sulla guerra di Spagna. In ogni uscita compaiono i graffianti e divertenti disegni di Maccari , ognuno dei quali è un vero e proprio articolo di fondo ! Notazione assai curiosa : non risulta su OMNIBUS alcun articolo firmato da Leo Longanesi, salvo non fosse all'ombra di qualche pseudonimo ... ANNO PRIMO 1937 dal num. 1 del 3 aprille al n. 39 del 25 dicembre. ANNO SECONDO 1938 dal num. 1 del 7 gennaio al num. 53 del 31 dicembre. ANNO TERZO 1939 uscirono soltanto 4 numeri dal n. 1 del 7 gennaio al num. 4 del 28 gennaio, poi venne bruscamente chiuso dal regime. I giornali sono rilegati in due volumi mz. tela ed hanno soltanto piccole ferite del tempo.(ne mancano soltanto tre) La rara collezione viene offerta a

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        Blundell's Last Guest: A Detective Story

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

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Italia Imperiale.

      Subject: (Fascismo). Milano, 1937, cm. 45 x 30 x 7, 5 copertina in cartone rigido ricoperto di celluloide nera e grande fascio stilizzato, dorso nuovo in cartone telato nero, pp. nn. con ill. di Buffoni, Carboni, Garretto, Micaelles, Nizzoli e Sironi; fotografie di Bricarelli, Patellani, Ridenti e Stefani. Parte artistica a cura di M.L. Poli. Numerose pagine pubblicitarie e taglio modernissimo. Ottimo stato di questo famoso libro di propaganda del Fascismo con grafica d'avanguardia (strepitosa la copertina) e foto ad altissimo livello artistico.

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        Later Bookplates & Marks of Rockwell Kent (SIGNED)

      New York: Pynson Printers, 1937. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover VG/G as dj has closed tears, remains of tape residue, and small portion of upper spine title missing. Signed by author, over 60 engraved illustrations (some in duotone), vignettes, upper cover and spine decoration and upper jacket cover illustration by the author. 8 page preface by Kent. Full salmon cloth, gilt stamped spine and upper cover, upper cover stamped blind, green endpapers, 83 pages. Laid in loose is the original publisher's prospectus, 275/1250cc. 4 page prospectus laid in loose. Also loose are four original Kent bookplates, NF, names of clients on lower portion, one in two different colors..

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        BACK TO THE STONE AGE

      Tarzana California: Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc. Publishers Tarzana, California: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers,. [1937]. original pebbled blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange, top edge stained red, fore-edge untrimmed, bottom edge rough trimmed.. Neat owner's name dated 14 December 1937 at top edge of front free. endpaper. Just a hint of faded to spine panel, a fine copy in fine,. as new, first state (laminated) pictorial dust jacket. A beautiful. copy. (#147443). First edition. The fifth Pellucidar novel. Angenot and Khouri, "An International Bibliography of Prehistoric Fiction," SFS, VIII (March 1981), 42. Bleiler (1978), p. 35. Reginald 02271. Heins BSA-1. Zeuschner 25.

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        A Trojan Ending.

      Deyá, Majorca: The Seizin Press, and London: Constable & Company Ltd, 1937 - Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine in black, top edge dyed orange. With the illustrated dust jacket. Mild partial tanning to endpapers; a superb copy in excellent condition, with the dust jacket only very lightly rubbed. With an index of principle characters, and a colour folding map at the rear. First edition, first impression, of the first novel by poet Laura Riding, an atmospheric tale of Troy, with Cressida (or Chaucer's "Crisseyde") as its central heroine. Riding was living with Robert Graves in Deia, Majorca, until the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, and they founded and ran the Seizin Press together. Scarce in this condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Years

      New York: Harcourt, 1937. First. hardcover. fine. 435pp., thick 8vo, rebound in full blue morocco; gilt-decorated and lettered spine with raised bands; marbled endpapers, t.e.g. N.Y: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1937). First American edition. A fine copy.

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        CHINESE BUDDHIST MONASTERIES. Their plan and its function as a setting for Buddhist monastic life

      Copenhagen, 1937. 396pp., 3 col. plates, 5 folding plates, 4 folding plans and 365 (251 photogr.) illustrations. Fine illustrated front cover with Chinese text. VERY FINE (only top of back cover slightly discol.). Extra mailing required !. First Edition. Half Vellum. FINE. 40x30.

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        Gwaith Guto'r Glyn and Cywyddau Iolo Goch Ac Eraill

      38-9 - Cardiff - William Lewis, 1937 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Two uniformly boundvolumes of Welsh poetryin beautiful Sangorski bindings. Comprising Gwaith Guto'r Glyn (John Llywelyn Williams) andCywyddau Iolo Goch Ac Eraill (Henry Lewis, Thomas Roberts andIfor Williams). In Welsh. Sir Ifor Williams (16 April 1881 - 4 November 1965) was a Welsh scholar who laid the foundations for the academic study of Old Welsh, particularly early Welsh poetry. Condition: In full morocco bindings. Externally very smart with some very minor rubbing to the heads of the spines. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean, save for some offsetting and a small ink inscriptionto the endpapers. Overall: FINE..

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        BIRDS OF THE CONNECTICUT VALLEY IN MASSACHUSETTS

      1937. Fine. BAGG, Aaron Clark & Samuel Atkins Eliot, Jr. BIRDS OF THE CONNECTICUT VALLEY IN MASSACHUSETTS. Northampton, Massachusetts: The Hampshire Bookshop, 1937. First edition. Illustrated with a color frontispiece and black and white plates, most are from photographs. Quarto: [12],lxxiv,[22],813 pp. Bound in unbleached linen, title printed in brown to spine and upper board, endpaper maps. This copy belonged to Aaron C. Bagg, one of the co-authors; it is signed by him on the verrso of the ffep. and contains many marginal notes and some underlinings in the text by him. Binding is slightly sunned at spine and shows negligible dust- soling, else fine.

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        SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH

      Photograph. Small smudge away from Mencken and his inscription and apparently part of the image. Few pencil notes on verso. Striking portrait of the master satirist and crusading journalist in Fine condition. Superb 7-1/2" x 9-1/2" photographic portrait of a stern-looking, just short of a smile Mencken INSCRIBED by him "Jack [?],/with best regards" and SIGNED in 1937. The photograph is not credited but is likely by Pinchot as we have seen one other similar image that was not signed. Mencken is scarce in signed photographs.

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        Italiani di Mussolini in A.O.

      Subject: (Fascismo - Africa). Rocca S. Casciano, Cappelli Editore, 1937, folio, legatura in pelle, dorso metallico con cerniere tutto in rame, raffigurante un fascio littorio; l'ascia in acciaio satinato bianco e applicata al piatto anteriore. Disegni di Gigi (Luigi Del Giudice) pp. 570 completamente illustrate. Edizione numerata e limitatissima; il ns. esemplare e senza numero. Gora al piatto anteriore.

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        To Have and Have Not

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937. Hardcover, Very Good, Very Good. "Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1937. First Edition / First Printing. Scribner's A and Seal present on the copyright page. Black cloth boards with gold lettering. Review copy, original review slip announcing the publication on Oct 15 1937. Rare. {ref: Hanneman A14a}. Book Condition: Very Good+, tight spine, light spots on the boards, light age toning at the endpaper, light shelf wear, minor stain at the foot of the page edges. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, original jacket priced at $2.50 at the front flap, author's photo at the rear panel, shelf wear, short tears at the jacket spine, rubbing, presents well."

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        Of Mice and Men

      New York: Covici Friede Publishers, 1937 First edition, first printing. A fine copy, bound in the publisher's tan cloth, with slight wear to the spine head, otherwise sturdy and unfaded spine, internally very clean; in the publisher's original unclipped dust jacket, with slight wear to the spine tail and the corners, some light wear and minor chipping to the spine head, mild toning to the spine, small tear and slight loss to the top right corner of the front panel, slight tear to the bottom edge of the front panel. Overall, a very attractive copy. Based on Steinbeck's own experiences as a ranch hand in California, "Of Mice and Men" tells the sad story of two displaced migrant workers and the hardships they face as a result of the Great Depression. In response to its controversial social commentaries, "Of Mice and Men" has historically been subject to censorship and remains on the American Library Association's list of "Most Challenged Books of the 21st Century.". 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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        Present Indicative

      garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc.,, 1937. Octavo. Original cream cloth, titles to spine gilt on black ground, initials to upper board in blind, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Housed in a red board slipcase. Portrait frontispiece. Spine tanned, a few small spots to cloth, particularly in the joints, endpapers toned. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 301 numbered copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf.

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        ZEIN LEBEN UN SCHAFFEN.( In yiddish) HIS LIFE AND WORK.

      Paris 1937 - 93pp in Yiddish+ 32 plates some in colour. SPECIAL LUXURY EDITION (Luxusausgabe) of 100 numbered copies ( entire edition of 450 copies) bound in fulll vellum with gilt decoration on front cover. This edition has coulour plates which were not included in the regular edition. Hebrew inscription of a famous art dealer on fly-leaf (name, Tel- Aviv 1965 ) Some insignificant outside markings. A very good and clean copy of this RARE BIBLIOPHILE ITEM - SHIPPING WORLDWIDE INCLUDED. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: M.POLLAK ANTIQUARIAT Est.1899, ABA, ILAB]
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        The Years.

      Harcourt, New York 1937 - 435pp., thick 8vo, rebound in full blue morocco; gilt-decorated and lettered spine with raised bands; marbled endpapers, t.e.g. N.Y: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1937). First American edition. A fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Great Contemporaries

      This is a collector-worthy copy of the British first edition, first printing in the first printing dust jacket.  Great Contemporaries is Churchill's much-praised collection of insightful essays about 21 leading personalities of the day - including the likes of Lawrence, Shaw, and, most famously, Hitler. Churchill's piece about Hitler can be a shock to the modern ear, underscoring both Churchill's ability to make a balanced appraisal of his subject and his earnest desire to avoid the war that Churchill would fight with such ferocious resolve only a few years after this book was published.  About Hitler, Churchill wrote: "We cannot tell whether Hitler will be the man who will once again let loose upon the world another war in which civilization will irretrievably succumb, or whether he will go down in history as the man who restored honour and peace of mind to the great Germanic nation and brought it back serene, helpful and strong, to the forefront of the European family circle." There is a reason this book is still in print today.  It was written with what has been called "penetrating evaluation, humor, and understanding."  Churchill's balanced and nuanced perspectives are a good model for many of today's more polemic writers.  And naturally, in the course of sketching the character of his contemporaries Churchill necessarily reveals some of his own character and perspective. This is as fascinating a read today as it was in 1937.  Here is a collector-worthy copy, near-fine in an almost near-fine, unclipped first printing dust jacket. Collectors should note that the first printing dust jacket is unique, with changes to the front flap on the second and subsequent printings.  The binding is immaculate, square, and tight with sharp corners, bright gilt, and no sign of the usual fading to the blue cloth.  The only flaw we note is a slight outward warp to the top board edges.  The contents are bright and tight.  Differential toning to the endpapers corresponding to the dust jacket flaps confirms what the lovely binding already tells us - that this copy has spent life jacketed.  We find no internal spotting.  The sole previous ownership mark is a vintage inked name on the first free endpaper.  The blue topstain remains uniformly dark.  Light spotting is confined to the otherwise bright fore edge.  The dust jacket is unclipped and highly complete.  Trivial losses are confined to the hinge extremities and corners.  The orange color remains strong, with only a barely perceptible color shift to the spine.  Light wear and soiling is primarily confined to the hinges and extremities and we note minor wrinkling at the spine ends.  The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover. Bibliographic Reference: Cohen A105.1.a, Woods/ICS A43(a.1), Langworth p.178

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        Think and Grow Rich

      The Ralston Society, 1937-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 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 maroon cloth binding with gold stamping. In Good condition, with some signs of use and age. Boards show wear and light scratches, with a few dings and rubbed corners. Spine ends frayed. Gilt is lightly rubbed and worn. Front and rear hinges exposed, leaving the binding slightly shaken. Previous owner name on front paste down,and a red blemish to the front free end paper. The pages are lightly age toned, and occasionally show light evidence of erased pencil markings. A nice copy overall. Presents well.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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