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        Maschinengeschriebener Brief an Saul Rosenzweig vom 31.VII.(19)37.

      "1 Seite, datiert Zollikon, 31. VII 37, unterzeichnet "Bleuler", adressiert an Saul Rosenzweig. Bleuler listet all seine Arbeiten auf, in welchen er die ""Freudsche Traumdeutung"" behandelt. "

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Urban Zerfaß]
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        Topsy. 3 Widmungsexemplare + Originalfotografie.

      "Topsy. Chow-chow au poil d'or. Paris: Denoël & Steele c.1937. 129 Seiten. Originalbroschur. Widmung auf der Titelseite " Pour ma cher amie Sophie?"", datiert 1953, unterzeichnet Marie. Neuwertig. Topsy. Der goldhaarige Chow. Amsterdam, Allert de Lange 1939. 191 Seiten, ill.. Originalleinen mit Schutzumschlag. Übersetzt von Anna Freud und Sigmund Freud. Widmungsexemplar von Bonaparte an ""Frau Lily.."" (Marlé, Freuds Nichte) und datiert 2. Juli 1939, signiert Marie Bonaparte. Sehr gutes Exemplar. Topsy. The Story of a Golden-Haired Chow. The Pushkin Press, London 1945 (zweite Auflage), 78 Seiten. Weißes Originalleinen mit Schutzumschlag. Widmung von Bonaparte an ""Dr. Grant Rodney..."", datiert 1951, signiert Marie Bonaparte Prinzessin von Griechenland. Neuwertig. Sepiafarbene Originalfotografie von Freud mit Topsy in seinem Kabinett, 1937, fotografiert von Marie Bonaparte. Sehr guter Zustand. "

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        Wenn Moses ein Ägypter war. Originaldruckfahne von Freud, 21 Seiten (313x235 mm) mit Stempel "Zur Kenntnis", signiert von Eitingon.

      Unikat.Sehr seltenes Exemplar einer Druckfahne zu einem Artikel, der erstmals in Imago 1937 veröffentlicht wurde. Auch wenn bekannt ist, dass Freud oft Kopien seiner Korrekturfahnen an seine engsten Freunde schickte, so dürften nur sehr wenige erhalten sein. In Bezug auf seine Moses-Studien wurde neben Max Eitingon nur Arnold Zweig auf diesem Weg informiert. (Siehe: Sigmund Freud-Max Eitingon Briefwechsel 1906-1939, 2 Bände, Edition Diskord, 2004). Sehr guter Zustand, leicht angebräunt.

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        Northwest Passage

      First Edition. Publisher's bound proof sheets. Author's signed inscription "For Kimball Flaccus with Best Wishes" on the title page. Plain brown wrapper. Slipcase. [10], 709 leaves. A few folds to the front wrapper and the fore-edge of the last leaf has some small chips and two short closed tears and the paper covered slipcase is worn and fragile. This inscribed, proof copy of Roberts' famous historical novel, set in the wilds of eighteenth century North America, is in very good condition. Rare in this format. Uncorrected proof. Book condition: Very Good. Signed by Author

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        Fables.

      34,5x26,7 cm. 2 f., 152 p., (3) p. Avec de nombreuses lithographies originales en noir. En feuilles, sous jaquette rempliée, chemise demi parchemin, emboîtage. 1/115 exemplaires numérotés est signés. - Les pierres lithographies ont été détruites après tirage. - Bel exemplaire.

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        Micky Maus Zeitung. 1. Jahrgang. Nr. 14.

      37x27,5 cm. S. 105-112. Mit s/w. Illustrationen und Abbildungen sowie farbigen Umschlagillustrationen. Die Zeitung wurde wahrscheinlich wegen der schlechten Wirtschafstlage nach der 18. Nummer eingestellt. Im Nazideutschland war eine Publikation nicht erwünscht, wohl um eine "Amerikanisierung" zu verhindern. - Zweimal gefaltetes, sauberes Exemplar.

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        Panic Spring

      Covici Friede New York: Covici-Friede. (1937). First. First American edition. Near fine in a soiled, good only dustwrapper with several shallow chips and a longish tear on the rear panel. .

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        Placard pour un chemin des écoliers. Avec cinq illustrations par Valentine Hugo.

      25,7x19,8 cm. (14, 2) f. Avec 1 frontispice et 5 planches. Reliure plein cuir. Couverture originale conservées Coron 171. - 1/280 exemplaires numérotés sur roto teinté (+ 25 expl. sur vieux japon + 30 expl. sur arches teinté). - Bel exemplaire.

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        In Pictures: A Hollywood Satire (First Edition)

      Maloney New York: Maloney, 1937. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the first leaf: "To Bert Nichols / just for being 'Nick' / Will Connell." Very Good plus in black and white spiral-bound wrappers. Wrappers are slightly rubbed along the spiral binding and at a couple of corners. Illustrated throughout with lovely full-page gravures. Internally, a very clean, sharp copy. A rare signature.

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        DSB 120. Chemins de fer de l'etat Danois.

      Litograferet plakat trykt i farver trykt af Andreasen & Lachmann 1937. 96 x 56 cm.. Med lidt småskavanker i trykranden. Den originale version med, fransk tekst, af den første plakat Aage Rasmussen lavede for D.S.B

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        The XIth Olympic Games Berlin, 1936: Official Report. In two volumes

      fficial Report. In two volumes, 1937 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition and scarce set of this illustrated Olympic Report for the 1936 games. Very scarce in any condition. This is the important report on the 1936 Olympics. A very limited circulation it was intended for institutions and largely remains there. Despite being a primary source for the 1936 Olympics, the only record of sale we can find over the last 40 years was in 1995 at Christies. As this book was mainly institutionally held, it was often rebound, losing the interesting original binding, which was in any case fragile. Exceptionally it is still present here. It needs a little reinforcing but this is not a serious expense for a book of this value and importance, and we have left it as it is so that any purchaser can oversee their own work to their own satisfaction. There are stamps just to the title pages, these seem to be an institution of some sort, as expected, but they are not clear. First Edition. Illustrated throughout with photographs, some coloured. Contains plans of the layout of the game. Complete in two volumes. The 1936 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XI Olympiad, was held in Berlin. The citywon the bid to host the Games over Barcelona on April 26, 1931, at the 29th IOC Session in Barcelona (two years before the Nazis came to power). To outdo the Los Angeles games in 1932, the Nazis built a brand new 100,000-seat track and field stadium, 6 gymnasiums, andseveral other smaller arenas. They also installed a closed-circuit television system, radio network that reached 41 countries, and many other forms of expensive high-tech electronic equipment. By allowing only members of the 'Aryan race' to compete for Germany, Hitler further promoted his ideological belief of racial supremacy. At the same time, the party removed signs stating 'Jews not wanted' and similar slogans from the city's main tourist attractions. Condition: In cloth bindings. Externally, a trifle rubbed. Backstrips attached to front boards only. Marks to the boards and spines. Hinges strained. Internally, generally firmly bound apart from the first and last pages of each volume. Foxed to the endpapersbut otherwisegenerally clean. Pp633-7 and the title page of Volume II have been previously reinforced. Stamps to title pages. Crease to the title page of Volume I. Overall: GOOD ONLY with a very good interior. The potential to be very good indeed with a small amount of work, and very very original..

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        PANIC SPRING. Signed

      New York: Covici, Friede, 1937 First Edition Signed by Lawrence Durrell on a tipped-in leaf. A very good or better copy in beige cloth, (discreet bookplate to the rear endpaper), red titles to the spine in a bright, fresh pictorial dustwrapper with some light use. 8vo. 372 pp. The uncommon second book by the author of The Alexandria Quartet under the pseudonym of Charles Norden. Excellent example. [From a comprehensive TBCL Durrell collection of first editions in superb condition]. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        Mass und Wert. Zweimonatsschrift für freie deutsche Kultur. Hrsg. von Thomas Mann und Konrad Falke. 1. Jahrg., Heft 1-6, 2. Jahrg., Heft 1-6, 3. Jahrg., Heft 1-5/6. (17 Hefte, alles was erschienen). .

      8°, 976 S.; 864 S.; 702 S., Lose Hefte, Von sehr gutem Erhaltungsszustand Legendäre Exilzeitschrift. Mit Beiträgen von Thomas Mann, Josef Breitbach, Rene Schickele, Jean-Paul Sartre, Golo Mann, Karl Otto, Ludwig Hohl, Oskar Maria Graf, Max Brod, Hermann Hesse, Otto Braun, Martin Gumpert und zahlreichen anderen. Erstausgabe. Beiliegend: Thomas Mann, «Vom zukünftigen Sieg der Demokratie», Oprecht, 1938 (2. Auflage). Und: Volker Riederl (Hg.), «Mass und Wert 1937-1940, Bibliographie einer Zeitschrift», Aufbau, 1973.

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        Six Plates from: Atlantic Salmon Fishing

      New York: The Derrydale Press 1937 New York: The Derrydale Press, 1937. 4to. Six plates from watercolor paintings by Ogden Pleissner, signed by the artist. Fine. Siegel 110; Frazier P-5-a; Bruns P72 (for published book) . Each of the 6 plates from Phair's monumental book signed in pencil on the lower right by the great artist Ogden Pleissner The plates are: Playing a Big One--Down's Gulch At Soldier's Gulch June--Devil's Half Acre Fork's Pool--Tobique New Brunswick Salmon Leaping Salmon

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        THE MAN WHO DIDN'T EXIST

      New York: William Morrow & Company New York: William Morrow & Company,. 1937. original black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red, top edge stained red, fore-edge rough cut.. Light rubbing to cloth, a very good copy in very good dust jacket. with light shelf wear to edges, some rubbing to spine ends and corner. tips, and some stress creases. (#127403). First edition. The author's third mystery novel. Features newspaperman Robin Bishop. "Between 1936 and 1946, Homes published 12 detective and suspense novels set primarily in the valleys and foothills of north- central California. Each is distinguished by clever plotting, semi-hard- boiled realism, fast- paced action, witty and remarkably good dialogue, and some of the finest and most vivid descriptive passages in mystery fiction." - Pederson (ed), St. James Guide To Crime and Mystery Writers (4th ed.), p. 533.

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        Of Mice and Men: A Play in Three Acts

      Covici Friede New York: Covici-Friede. (1937). First. First edition. Near fine in a price-clipped, good or better dustwrapper with some chipping near the bottom of the front flap fold, and a large but faint dampstain. An uncommon play, adapted by Steinbeck from his own novel. Filmed several times, first and most notably as the 1939 Lewis Milestone film with Burgess Meredith and Lon Chaney, Jr. in the leading roles, and which lost out to Gone With The Wind for a Best Picture Oscar in possibly Hollywood's greatest year (other "losers" that year included The Grapes of Wrath, Dark Victory, Goodbye, Mr. Chips, The Wizard of Oz, Ninotchka, Stagecoach, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, and Wuthering Heights). .

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        The Case of the Dangerous Dowager (First Edition, Uncorrected Proof)

      William Morrow New York: William Morrow, 1937. First Edition. Uncorrected Proof, preceding the First Edition. Good to Very Good in publisher's self-wrappers, with a publication date of April 12, 1937 and projected price of $2.00 rubber-stamped on the front endpaper. Spine lean and roll, vertical creasing to the spine panel, small stain to the fore-edge of the first couple of leaves. A presentable copy of the earliest state of the tenth Perry Mason mystery.

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        Trial and Error

      Doubleday Doran & Company Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company. 1937. First. First American edition. Corners a little bumped and boards a trifle soiled, very good or better in very good dustwrapper with a triangular chip on the front panel, and other light wear. Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone. .

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        La Genèse de la Mer.

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

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        The Case of the Seven of Calvary

      Simon and Schuster New York: Simon and Schuster. 1937. First. First edition. A bit of staining on the front board, a little edgeworn, an about very good copy lacking the dustwrapper. Nicely Inscribed by the author, utilizing most of the front fly, leaving space between the greeting and signature: "For Raymond Radford [large space] in fond memory. Anthony Boucher Los Angeles 10/13/37. [large space] After hours of futile cognition, I leave a blank for a punning inscription. I can't conceive anything worthy of your past efforts." Boucher's first book, and uncommon signed. .

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        Down Under

      J.B. Lippincott Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott. 1937. First. First American edition. Fine in very good dustwrapper with a small chip on the front panel, and a little wear at the crown. .

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        BACK TO THE STONE AGE

      Tarzana: Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc. Publishers Tarzana: 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.. Spine panel a bit sunned, touch of rubbing to spine ends, a very good. copy in fine, as new, first state (laminated) pictorial dust jacket.. (#137051). 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.

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        LA BIBBIA DI BORSO D'ESTE. Riprodotta integralmente per mandato di Giovanni Treccani, con documenti e studio storico-artistico di Adolfo Venturi.

      Bestetti 1937 n folio, 2 voll., lussuosa legatura in p. pelle, cornice dorata, fregi metallici in argento e oro applic. al piatto, dorso a cordoni con decoraz. dorate ai riquadri, risguardi in seta damascata con stemmi in oro, tagli sup. dorati. L?opera, introdotta da documenti e da uno studio storico-artistico di Adolfo Venturi, è così composta: 68 pp.num., 311 cc.num.; 292 cc.num.; numerose sono le tavole che riproducono a colori le più belle pagine della bibbia. Celebrata riproduzione in fac-simile dello stupendo codice, miniato da Taddeo Crivelli e da Franco de' Russi negli anni 1455-61. Tiratura di 500 esempl. numer. In ottimo stato.

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        Damaris at Dorothy's

      Sheldon Press, 1937.. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket. 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

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        STORY OF FERDINAND

      1937. 1. LEAF,MUNRO. THE STORY OF FERDINAND. Lond.: Hamish Hamilton (1937). Sq. 8vo, cloth backed pict. bds, near Fine in dw with several closed tears and a few chips. 1st U.K. edition of one of the most popular and enduring children's books ever written (one year after the U.S. ed.). Illus. in incomperable style by ROBERT LAWSON. "It is dynamic text and no less vital picturization" (Bader p. 145). Amazingly enough, Little Brown turned down the offer to publish Ferdinand, which Viking accepted after much persuasion!

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        France.

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

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        Den afrikanske Farm. (Out of Africa).

      København (Copenhagen), 1937. Uncut in the orig. blank wrappers w. handwritten title to back. An excellent, very nice, clean, uncut and unopened copy.. Scarce first Danish (Blixen's native language) edition of Karen Blixen's immensely popular work, her second publication, which was first published in English the same year (1937) and is now a world classic. The first Danish edition of "Out of Africa" is translated by Blixen herself into her native language. It appeared after the English edition, but before the American one, and the Danish edition is rarer and more difficult to find in fair condition than both. It appeared in numerous editions within the author's lifetime and was translated into several languages. The legendary Danish writer, Karen Blixen-Finecke (pseudonym: Isak Dinesen) (1885-1962), was a Danish baroness, who married her cousin, the Swedish Baron Bror Blixen-Finecke, in 1914. They soon moved to Africa, where they ran a coffee-farm near Nairobi, and the happiest years of Blixen's life were spent here (she used to say that "Africa made me"). The farm in the Ngong Hills is the centre of this world famous novel. She divorced her husband, who was cheating on her and gave her syphilis, in 1922, and in 1932 she moved back to Denmark after the farm had gone bankrupt and her lover, Denys Finch-Hatton, had died in a plane-crash. She spent the remaining 30 years of her life in Denmark, and died a legendary writer. She greatly influenced writers and cultural personas of the generations to come, and many authors recognize the direct impact she has had on their writings. Several of her novels have been filmatized, most famously "out of Africa" with Meryl Streep and Robert Redford, she was nominated for the Nobel Prize twice, she was elected honorary member of "The American Academy of Arts and Letters" (1957), and her portrait is printed on the Danish 50 kr. notes. She is the absolutely most famous of all modern Danish writers, and the only one of international fame

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        Micky Maus Zeitung. - Nummer 11.

      Folio. 8 S. (Seiten 81 bis 89). Mit zahlr. Illustrationen u.a. von Walt Disney. Farbig illustrierte Orig.-Umschläge (fachmännisch restauriert, kleine Einrisse hinterlegt). Zeitschrift Nummer 11 dieser frühen deutschen "Micky Maus Publikation", übersetzt aus dem Englischen von Martha Ehrat-Bollmann. Der Zürcher Verlag Bollmann erwarb 1936, wohl um über die allgemeine Wirtschaftskrise hiwegzukommen gleichzeitig in Paris beim europäischen Vertreter des Disney-Verlages die Hauptlizenz und in Italien bei Mondadori, der damals die Comics unter dem Namen "Topolino" in italienischer Sprache veröffentlichte, die Unterlizenzen, diese viel zu teuer trugen zum Misserfolg der Reihe "Micky-Maus-Wunderbücher" bei. Der Preis der Bände bis zu sieben Schweizer Franken war während der allgemeinen Krise viel zu hoch und die finanzielle Situation konnte auch mit der halbmonatlichen Herausgabe der vorliegenden Zeitschrift, die zwischen 25 und 30 Rappen zu haben war, nicht verbessert werden. Die Produktion wurde nach dem 18. Heft und dem 7. Buch eingestellt, nachdem der Verlag erfolglos in Deutschland und Österreich nach Partnern gesucht hatte. Im Nazideutschland war die Publikation dieses amerikanischen Imports unerwünscht, obwohl Joseph Goebbels dem Führer 1937 18 Micky-Maus-Filme zu Weihnachten geschenkt haben soll und "sie insgeheim Spass an den Zeichentrickfilmen von Walt Disney hatten" (Laqua, Carsten: Wie Micky unter die Nazis fiel. Rowohlt, 1992). - Gefaltetes Exemplar. Sonst gut erhalten. Résumé: First Micky Mouse in German printed in Switzerland. - Folded copy, otherwise in a good condition.

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        Gösta Berling.

      Roman traduit du Suédois par T. Hammar et M. Metzger. Stockholm, C. E. Fritze, 1937. 8:o. Grav. porträtt,+ 303; (6),+ 305-601,+ (5) s. Blå halvmarokängband, guldornerade ryggar med upphöjda bind, övre guldsnitt och främre omslagen medbundna (Isbergs, Norrköping). Två volymer. En liten nötning på ett av de upphöjda binden på andra bandet. Med Dani Liebenfelds graverade exlibris. Bibliofilupplaga tryckt i 20 med romerska siffror numrerade exemplar, varav detta är nummer IX, signerad med bläck av Selma Lagerlöf och med porträttet signerat i blyerts av konstnären Axel Fridell, och tryckt "sur papier Antique Vergé chamois". Den totala upplagan var 220 numrerade exemplar

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        LES PONTIFICAUX MANUSCRITS. Des bibliothèques publiques de France.

      Leroquais In-4 p., 4 voll. (di cui 3 di testo in bross.), pp. CLIV,304; 462; 161; + 1 cartella edit. in mz. tela, contenente: pp. XI (Indice) e 140 belle tavv. in eliotipia che riproducono le preziose miniature dei libri liturgici ad uso dei vescovi. Il catalogo raccoglie 250 manoscritti di "un des livres liturgiques les plus attachants que nous ait légués le Moyen Age.. Les livres pontificaux sont écrits et enluminés avec la plus rare élégance; destinés à des princes de l?Eglise, offerts souvent par de grands personnages, ils sont décorés par les premiers artistes des diverses régions, et suffisent à caractériser l?art des meilleures époques". Speciale tirat. di 50 esempl., ad personam, "sur arches", molto ben conservati.

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        Post Early This Christmas, long landscape poster printed lithographically in the very best of Freedman's jazzy Post Office lettering, from 1937; 265 x 1065 mm, folded once at centre.

      This item comes from the material belonging to the Estate of Barnett Freedman, which is now offered for sale; the Estate consists of proofs of images of all kinds, Christmas cards, original book designs and proofs of dust wrappers, posters, original artwork and much more. Where appropriate, items will bear the studio stamp 'Barnett Freedman Estate', a blind-stamped legend in a circle.

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        ZEPHIR'S HOLIDAYS

      1937. 1. DE BRUNHOFF,JEAN. ZEPHIR'S HOLIDAYS. NY: Random House (1937). Folio, cloth backed pictorial boards, slight rubbing, near Fine in edge frayed and chipped dust wrapper. 1st ed. of the fourth book in the series. This is an entire book devoted to Babar's friend Zephir the monkey. With calligraphic text and the same wonderful color illustrations as the Babar books. Nice copy.

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        The Golden Dawn. An Account of the Teachings, Rites and Ceremonies of the Order of the Golden Dawn.

      Chicago: The Aries Press 1937-40.. First edition, 4 volumes, 8vo. 2 coloured plates plus many other black and white illustrations, one black and white plate detached. Original black buckram, slight rubbing to the lettering to the spine of volume I, otherwise a very good set.

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        A Modern Jezebel

      Henry Holt and Company New York: Henry Holt and Company. Very Good+ in Good dj. (c.1937). 1st U.S. edition. Hardcover. [light bumping to top corners, slight fading to cloth at edges, spine a little turned; jacket well-worn at edges, with some paper loss at spine ends (just barely brushing the "A" in the spine title) and at a few corners, 1-1/2" closed tear and associated diagonal crease at bottom of front panel, internal tape-repair to section of front hinge]. Rare novel by the recently-rediscovered author, who perished at Auschwitz in 1942, about the life of a woman who, as the book opens, is on trial (at the age of 60) for the murder of her 20-year-old alleged lover. Described on the jacket blurb as "one of the most distinguished Russian writers of today," the author was indeed Russian by birth (1903), but her family left the country following the Revolution and soon settled in Paris, where she lived and wrote (in French) for the rest of her life. (She had been exposed to French as a child, through a governess, and also attended the Sorbonne.) She turned out fourteen published novels during her lifetime, but only two (this being the second) were published in the U.S., and her modern reputation is founded -- rather oddly, when you think about it -- entirely on "rediscovered" works that were published long after her tragic death. (Arrested during the Occupation by the French police as "a stateless person of Jewish descent" -- although she herself had converted to Catholicism in 1939 -- she was packed off to Auschwitz, where she promptly died of typhus.) .

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        Diggings from many ampersandhogs.

      New York, The Typophiles, 1937. Irregular pagination. Illustrated in many colours and types and printed on different types of paper. Leatherbacked with decorated boards and endpapers. In publisher´s slipcase. 15,5 X 10 cm.. Printed in 125 copies, this is number 59

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        THIEVES' PICNIC

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1937 Charteris, Leslie. THIEVES' PICNIC. London: Hodder, 1937. First Edition of this uncommon early 'Saint' title. Crown 8vo., 316pp., + 4pp ads, pale blue boards stamped black at the spine & upper board. A very good copy in like bright dustwrapper showing moderate use. Very uncommon in dustwrapper. Hubin [1994] p. 154.. 1st Edition, Thus.

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        Captains Courageous

      Macmillan London: Macmillan. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION of Kipling's popular nautical tale, with vivid descriptions of the Massachusetts fishing industry. The basis for the 1937 film starring Spencer Tracy, Lionel Barrymore, and Mickey Rooney. London: Macmillan, 1897. Octavo, original cloth gilt, all edges gilt. With illustrations by I.W. Taber. Book slightly cocked (as often); a few spots to cloth, crease to rear endpaper. Text unusually clean and cloth gilt bright. Without scarce dust jacket.

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        Addresses of the President of the United States on the Occasion of His Visit to South America, November & December 1936

      Washington D.C.: United States Printing Office 1937 [Washington, D.C.]: United States Printing Office, 1937. First edition, one of 75 (but probably one of only 7 in this binding). 4to. 97, [3] pp. Bound in full light bown pigskin, with metallic plaque of the Seal of the United States inset into the upper cover, now with a fine patina, pigskin doublures and silk endpapers. Fine. In quarter leather and marbled boards pull off slipcase . A sumptously produced White House Christmas book, commemorating FDR's nearly month-long diplomatic mission to promote "hemispheric solidarity" with South America. The book was issued in an uncertain, though undoubtedly strictly limited, number, with two issues--in full pigskin, as seen here, and half pigskin and marbled boards. The colophon calls for 75 copies, with the more desirable full pigskin binding scheduled to run to 50 copies for distribution to South American dignitaries and the half-leather isssue of a planned 25 copies reserved for FDR's personal use and distribution at the holidays. Documents at the Library at Hyde Park suggest that the full edition of 75 copies was not achieved (cf. Horowitz, "Carmichael Collection") and that as few as seven were ever bound in full pigskin. This copy, one of the "foreign" issues, was nonetheless INSCRIBED to FDR's Sectretary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau on a specially printed leaf: "To the Honorable Henry Morgenthau, Jr Secretary of the Treasury of the United States" (printed) and inscribed below in the President's hand, "From his old friend/ Franklin D. Roosevelt"

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        Signed Original Autographed Letter

      Orilla, Ontario, Canada: Leacock, 1937 Stephen Butler Leacock [1869 -1944] was an unlikely combination of humorist & political economist. Throughout his life he was able to successfully combine the roles of satirical & academic writer, university professor & public speaker. Original ALS, Jan 30th, 1937. To Mrs. Williams. On The Old Brewery Bay / Orillia , Ontario , club sized stationery [5"½ x 6"1/4. [Mentioning Leacock's brother, George] In part: " ….I am delighted to autograph Sunshine Sketches and am glad that you liked the good book. It brought me many friends". Rendered in excellent black fountain pen & displayed in matted windows with a handsome sepia photo print image, framed & glazed in an elegant gilt decorated black wood frame to an overall size of 15" x 20". An excellent letter.. Autograph Display. Framed & Glazed.

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        Back to the Stone Age - 1st Edition

      Tarzana, CA: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. 1937. First Edition; First Printing. Cloth. A bright First Edition/First Printing, blue cloth with red lettering on the front cover and spine in Very Good+ condition with minor rubbing to board edges and signs of tape residue to front and rear pastedowns in Very Good-, unlaminated dust-jacket with moderate edgewear and chipping, some small tape repairs. Zeuschner 25; When the great dirigible, the giant 0-220, sailed majestically through the north polar opening out of that weird and savage inner world, Pellicular, it left behind, unaccounted for, but a single member of its original crew that had sailed with Jason Gridley and Tarzan to the rescue of David Innes (from the dust-jacket) .

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        Typed Letter, signed ("Peggy Mitchell Marsh"), to George Cukor, thanking him for a gift of perfume, and discussing the reception of a performance by Tallulah Bankhead

      Atlanta Georgia may 12 1937 Atlanta, Georgia, may 12, 1937. 4to. One page, on personal letterhead. light creasing and toning . Mitchell thanks Cukor for the gift of Mary Chess perfumes, and especially the "mimosa": "I had tried someone's brand of mimosa many years ago, but it was heavy enough to be used as an anesthetic for a major operation. This brand is so sweet and faint and the lovliest part about it is that it reminds me of old mimosa groves far in the back country on a still, hot day with the bees demented in the blossoms." She then goes on to discuss Tallulah Bankhead's recent performance in Atlanta, which she unfortunately missed: 'Of course I was eager to go, but the show opened the night after the Pulitzer Award arrived. The Vice President of The Macmillan Company was in town and he gave me a party that night. I hoped to see her the following night, but the house was so filled with friends and excitement that I could not go to the theatre. I was very disappointed for everyone was charmed with her. So few people here had liked her in her films, and I am afraid many of them went to see her play determined not to like it. But everyone was most enthusiastic about her and the phone rang all day long as people told me how charming she was- " Mitchell won the Pulitzer Prize in 1937 for her novel GONE WITH THE WIND; and George Cukor was David Selznick's first choice as director of the film

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        SELZNICK INTERNATIONAL PRESENTS "THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER" SCREEN PLAY BY ... [wrapper title]

      Culver City: Selznick International 16 July 1937 but likely later ca 1960s. [Culver City]: Selznick International, 16 July 1937 [but likely later, ca 1960s].. [1],98 leaves. Quarto. Mimeographed typescript, printed on rectos only. Bradbound in canary yellow typescript wrappers. Light use to wrappers, otherwise near fine. Denoted the "Final Shooting Script" for this adaptation to the screen of Clemens' novel. The February 1938 release was directed by Norman Taurog (with uncredited retakes by George Cukor, and others), and starred Tommy Kelly, Jackie Moran, May Robson, Walter Brennan, Victor Jory, et al. The physical aspect of this script suggests it was rerun from new stencils at a later date, and in support of that inference, it is accompanied by a Combined Cutting & Dialogue Continuity Script, based on a 1957 print (82 leaves, legal format), and the same for a 1961 16mm re-release (82 leaves, legal format), for a total of three volumes. This was at least the fourth adaptation of the novel to the screen, the earliest having appeared in 1907.

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        LO STUDIO DI GIOVANNI BOLDINI.

      In-4, tela edit., pp. 38, testo in italiano e francese, con 1 autoritratto del grande artista ferrarese (1842-1931) e 173 tavv. f.t. di cui 7 a colori che riproducono pitture a olio, acquerelli, disegni e punte secche che facevano parte dello Studio Boldini a Parigi, quale fu trovato dopo la sua morte. Bella ediz. d'arte, molto ben conservata.

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        Autograph Letter Signed, 8vo, 1p. folded verso, Harvard Club stationery, New York, NY, May 20, 1937

      This letter is to George Haslsins and reads, "Dear George, I just saw this morning an editorial in the Herald Tribune that your father had died and I want to express my sympathy. I knew of him only from study in History one, and what you said from time to time, but I think you were singularly fortunate to have such a great man and scholar both as a father and an example in life, for I am sure it drove home to you a lesson that some of us never learn, that the only happiness in this world lies in the utmost employment of one's natural endowments. But then I think you learned that long ago, and I am one who may never learn it, so that it is foolish of me to write so. Since your letter a month ago and subsequent copies of the Monthly, I have been meaning to write you a long critical letter, for I was tremendously impressed with the magazine, feeling at the same time there is no room for two at Harvard. I have left the paper in Richmond and am thinking of work in Washington, while your sincere friend and admirer," and signed in full, "John Sloan".

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        LES GÉORGIQVES DE VIRGILE TEXTE LATIN ET VERSION FRANCAISE DE L'ABBE JACQUES DELILLE

      Paris: Philippe Gonin 1937 & 1943 i.e. 1950. Paris: Philippe Gonin, 1937 & 1943 [i.e. 1950].. Two volumes, plus portfolio. Quarto. Loose signatures laid into printed wrappers. Some modest foxing early and late (largely to the endleaves) of the second text volume, light foxing to verso of one of the proof plates in the portfolio, otherwise about fine in lightly soiled and corner worn slipcases and vellum-backed chemises. First edition. The text volumes were printed in editions of 750 copies on rag paper watermarked with a special device of a seated nude by Maillol. Each volume is illustrated with 61 beautiful woodcuts, including illustrated initial letters, executed after Maillol's drawings. This is one of the preferred sets, accompanied by the separate portfolio including two extra suites of the woodcuts, each suite laid into special printed pictorial wrappers, one suite printed in black and one in sanguine, each plate with a paraph 'M' stamped in the margin, along with ten early proof states of woodcuts printed in sanguine on China paper contained in a separate folder initialed and franked by the publisher. This beautiful and ambitious project saw its conception during Maillol's and Count Kessler's trip to Greece and Italy in 1908 and was intended as something of a parallel companion project to the masterful Cranach Press ECLOGAE & GEORGICA (1929). Maillol made the first woodcut from his drawings shortly after their return, and a few others in following years, but Kessler was unable to proceed further with the project. Philippe Gonin approached Maillol in 1937, proposing that he resume work on the project, "and the last block was delivered to the publisher in September, 1944, shortly before the artist's death. Most of the cuts were executed by craftsmen after Maillol's drawings on the block, since at that time his eyes were not strong enough for the cutting" - ARTIST & THE BOOK. The number of copies of the portfolio is not explicitly stated, but the edition is frequently reported as being only one hundred copies. ARTIST & THE BOOK 175. MONOD 11339. REWALD 156-61.

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        PANIC SPRING. Signed

      New York: Covici, Friede, 1937 First Edition Signed by Lawrence Durrell on a tipped-in leaf. A very good or better copy in beige cloth, (discreet bookplate to the rear endpaper), red titles to the spine in a bright, fresh pictorial dustwrapper with some light use. 8vo. 372 pp. The uncommon second book by the author of The Alexandria Quartet under the pseudonym of Charles Norden. Excellent example. [From a comprehensive TBCL Durrell collection of first editions in superb condition]. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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