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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.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Wasmuths Lexikon der Baukunst (5 Bde.).

      Berlin, Wasmuth, 1929 - 1937 - 4°, ca. 750 S., unzähl., vereinzelt auch farb. Abb, OHLdr. goldgeprägt, Etwas berieben, Bd. III: kleine Fehlstelle a. fliegenden Vors.; Stemp. a. Vorsatz, sonst sehr gutes Exemplar. Ein wichtiges umfassendes Standardwerk, das auch noch heute seine Gültigkeit hat. Die Bände A - Z. Der Registerband erschien erst 1937. 16000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Gunner's Dawn

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1937. First edition, No. 43 of 50 numbered Deluxe copies signed by Clark on the half-title and frontispiece. Small 4to. Hand-colored etched frontispiece, 14 plates in black and white, and 5 plates in color by Roland Clark. Original three quarter brown crushed morocco, gilt panelled spine with black leather lettering pieces, marbled sides and endpapers, t.e.g., others untrimmed, by James Macdonald. Bookplate of Frederick T. Holliday. Small triangular stain on dedication page, else fine. Siegel 118; Frazier C-6-D; Biscotti p.85

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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. Fine, tight copy. In DUST JACKET, with some soiling and edgewear. Siegel 110; Frazier P-5-a; Bruns P-72 . A beautiful and sought-after Derrydale, here with the uncommon dust jacket

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Six Plates from: Atlantic Salmon Fishing

      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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        Skiing the International Sport

      New York: Derrydale Press, 1937. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good. Folio, pp. xxiv + 328; blue cloth gilt; lower front tip bumped; bookseller's ticket to front pastedown; adhesive mark to front endpaper; near fine copy in a worn and sunned dust jacket (6 inch ragged tear on spine panel, wear at corners and head/tail spine with minor chipping). First edition, trade issue. One of 950 copies of the regular issue. Illustrated with nine color plates, 70 halftone plates from photographs, and seven plates from etchings and drawings. Many contributors to this volumes, including some of the world's foremost authorities on the sport at the time. Scarce in dust jacket. Siegel 124.

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        Gunner's Dawn

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1937 - The author's experiences duck shooting, a handsome book and a splendid copy First Edition, No. 85 of 950 copies. 8vo. Original signed etching, five color plates and 14 in black and white by the author. Original dark red gilt-stamped simulated leather, a very fine copy in the original glassine wrappers and publisher's box (worn). Bookplate. Siegel 118; Frazier C-6-a [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Tigers of the Sea

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1937 - First edition, no. 128 of 950 copies. Sm 4to. Illustrated. xvi, [iv], 189 pp. Original sea-green cloth, gilt. Almost fine, with spine sunned at top, in original printed green pictorial dust jacket with small loss across top of spine panel, else almost fine. Bookplate of M.L. Biscotti. Custom half green morocco slipcase and green cloth chemise. Siegel 125; Frazier W-11-a [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Typed Letter Signed

      1937 - ("Franklin D. Roosevelt") 1 page with integral leaf on mint green engraved "The White House" letterhead Washington DC, December 16, 1937 to Miss Rhoda Hinkley, Eden Hill, Poughkeepsie, New York. Fine, fresh. Insightful letter supporting American peace; advising that Boake Carter's statements were untrue or misstated. Telling of the Japanese bombing of innocent Chinese families. A prelude of the war to come. Harold Thomas Henry Carter (1903-1944), radio commentator (aka Boake Carter) was a critic of FDR's foreign policy. In 1938 under pressure from FDR's friends he was banned from radio and deserted by his sponsors, therefore loosing his platform to criticize FDR. Roosevelt (1882-1945), born January 30, 1882, Hyde Park, New York; died in office April 12, 1945, Warm Springs, Georgia; 32nd President of the United States 1933-1945 and author of the "New Deal"; only President to be elected to four terms; assistant secretary of the Navy 1913-1920; governor of New York 1929-1933.

      [Bookseller: Houle Rare Books/Autographs/ABAA/PADA]
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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. 4to. One page, on personal letterhead. light creasing and toning, esle fine . 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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        And to Think That I Saw it on Mulberry Street (First Edition)

      New York: Vanguard Press, 1937. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good-/No Jacket. 1937 Hardback. First Edition, First Printing with all issue points as detailed in Younger/Hirsch. Tight Binding. Occasional smudge or small tear in text. Contemporary owner inscription on ffep. Spine has some tears. Covers worn. First issue with boy with white shorts and 1937 on title page. First Edition (Younger/Hirsch 1). Search our inventory for more books on this subject. We offer shipping discounts on multiple book orders.

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        Pansies. An original watercolor by Bishop, gouache and graphite on paper, 15 ?? wide x 12 ¼? high, 1960

      Benton 75. Bishop?s largest and most finished recorded painting, a basket of pansies ? the name derives from the French ?pensée? ? beside a pair of books, was a deeply symbolic gift from Bishop to her lover Lota de Macedo Soares, inscribed ?L. de M. S. from E. B. 10-28-60.? In Pansies, Bishop balances the domestic tableau with memories and intimations of travel: beside the basket of flowers, its title barely legible, is Baedeker?s Northern Italy. Bishop first visited Italy with Louise Crane in 1937 and would spend a month visiting Venice, Florence and Milan with Lota in the late spring of 1964. In Shakespeare, the pansy, then known as heartsease, was associated with contemplation and love, the juice from its flowers most memorably used as an aphrodisiac in A Midsummer Night?s Dream. ?In her simple ink drawings and watercolor sketches, often unfinished but always enchanting, one can find the style and matter of her poetry. A richly colored image of pansies beside a pile of books on a checkered tablecloth conveys her instinctive association of word and image. Bishop?s words become visible in odd angles of vision, the play with scale, the emotional language of colors, the affection for the humble.? ? Bonnie Costello, Planets On Tables: Poetry, Still Life, and the Turning World (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2008), p. 84

      [Bookseller: James S. Jaffe Rare Books LLC]
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        Panic Spring. A Romance

      London: Faber and Faber,, 1937. Octavo. Original pink cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Pencilled ownership inscription to front free endpaper. Bookseller's ticket to front pastedown. Edges a little rubbed. An excellent copy in the price-clipped jacket with toned spine panel and a few tiny nicks and short splits. First edition, first impression of the author's second novel, published pseudonymously more than two decades prior to the Alexandria Quartet. An attractive copy of this uncommon edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Clarence Day Life with Mother w/ SIGNED ALS, Limited 1st Edition

      New York, NY: Knopf, 1937. Limited 1st. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Knopf, 1937. Includes a series of hand written letters by the author. Limited First Edition. No. 259 of 750 printed on pace all-rag handmade cream paper. Hardcover. Original jacket. Light toning on book and jacket. VG/VG condition.

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        Thurnau 13.Lehrgang/4.-11.April 37

      1937 - A most unusual, bizarre, comical home-made book of a Nazi training camp for the SA! 20 pp., plus wraps. 29 by 25 cm. If one could overlook the sinister associations, much of the satire could apply to any military boot camp, but of course one can not escape the invidious context. In a way, this might be viewed as a pity, because the illustrations and accompanying light verse are superb, and this can be seen as plausibly publishable, but for the irredeemably unsavory context. Yet it is on the other hand a most interesting primary source document on the life of an ordinary member of the SA and by extension, other Nazi units. So we find mocked the task master commander, the morning wake-up and ablutions, the constant drilling, exercise and sporting regimen. Quite graphically depicted is the group shower, among other things. Interestingly, women were a part of the camp experience -- they lived separately, but there was mingling. Much of the training would appear to have been indistinguishable from standard military training. Was this in keeping with the paramilitary nature of the SA, or was it somehow related also to the German not so furtive strategems to evade the restrictions placed on its military activities by the Treaty of Versailles? In any case, there is strangely no allusion to Jews in the entire work. The most disturbing aspect of the work may be that, notwithstanding the gently cynical tone, the author would appear to have emerged from the program an enthusiastic member of the SA!

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        Out of Africa

      London, Putnam,, 1937. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, dark green endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine copy. First Edition, First Impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        My African Safari

      East Aurora, NY: Done into this book by the Roycrofters, 1937. First Edition. 12mo 17x13 cm (6-34 x5-14 inches). Frontispiece map and 10 photographic ililustrations. 34, [1] pp. Original brown grained leatherette. Fine in cloth drop box. Czech p. 32 ("a very small quantity") . Carpenter's account of his 1936 safari to Kenya, where he hunted rhino, buffalo, oryx, waterbuck, lion, and antelope with Donald Ker of Ker & Downey as Professional Hunter

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        To Have and Have Not (First Edition)

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937. First Edition. First Edition. Fine and unread in a strong Near Fine dust jacket. A spectacular copy, with only a touch of rubbing along the spine panel to note. & & Basis for the classic 1944 film directed by Howard Hawks, scripted by William Faulkner and starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall in their legendary first pairing. Filmed again in the more faithful but lesser-known 1950 film, The Breaking Point, which starred John Garfield and Patricia Neal.

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        Portrait photograph of Luise Rainer

      New York 2 september 1937 New York, 2 september, 1937. (RAINER, LUISE) Variant of the portrait taken at the same session and published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. 35 x 26.5 cm. (approximately 13-7/8 x 10-3/8 inches). Half-length portrait of the actress, seated, in semi-profile. Gelatin silver print. Small crease at top right corner. Verso docketed in ink giving the name of the sitter, date of the photograph, and Van Vechten's reference to negative and print ("IX L : 26")

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        Continual Dew - Selected Poems - First And Last Loves - Collected Poems - A Nip In The Air - Collected Poems (Enlarged Edition) - Uncollected Poems

      London: John Murray, 1937 - 1982 - 1. Continual Dew. London: John Murray, 1937. This is the Facsimile Edition of 1977. A fine copy in near fine dustwrapper. All edges gilt, illustrated among others by Osbert Lancaster and Mr. de Cronin Hastings, with a dustwrapper design by E. McKnight Kauffer. 2. Selected Poems. Introduction by John Sparrow. (London: John Murray, 1948). First Edition, First Printing. A pre-proof stage of this book. Unbound gatherings A to K, each stapled. Title ("Select Poems") and author ("J. Betjeman") in ink to first page. Staples rusted, else near fine. 3. First and Last Loves (Illustrated by John Piper). London: John Murray, 1952. First Edition, First Printing. Edges foxed, else a near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. 4. Collected Poems (With an Introduction by Lord Birkenhead). London: John Murray, 1958. First Edition, First Printing. A near fine copy. 5. Summoned by Bells (With Drawings by Michael Tree). London: John Murray, 1960. First Edition, First Printing. Edges foxed, else a near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. 6. A Nip in the Air. London: John Murray, 1975. First Edition, First Printing. Proof copy. Date of probable publication and price inked to the front of the wrapper, author and title in ink on the spine, pencilled notes to the back of the wrapper, paper browning, else near fine. 7. Collected Poems - Enlarged Edition (With an Introduction by Lord Birkenhead). London: John Murray, 1979. First Edition, First Printing. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 8. Uncollected Poems. London: John Murray, 1982. First Edition, First Printing. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Price for the collection: CHF 900. Please note that due to size and weight we will have to charge additional postage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Forty Drawings Done by Rockwell Kent to Illustrate the Works of William Shakespeare of Which One Print is Signed by the Artist

      Garden City: Doubleday, (ca 1937). Limited Edition. Hardcover. Folio. Forty wood block prints, each image approx 7 x 9-1/2", matted to 15 x 18"; and, laid in loose in a newly made box of blue cloth with the original paper title-label laid down. One print signed by Kent, two prints colored. Stated as an edition of 1000 sets, this set is number 36. Prints are Fine, with just minor dust-soiling to a few of the mats; the 'new' box is Fine as well, with the original title label showing some minor wear and scuffing. // The title of the portfolio is taken from the title-label on the box; no other text accompanies the collection of matted prints. OCLC records only 17 sets, and one can hardly imagine that Doubleday issued anywhere close to 1000 sets Image or additional images available upon request

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        The Country Scene

      Collins, 1937 98pp. Poems with facing col pls with guards. Gilt top to pages. Fore edges and tail of pages uncut. Quarter bound with green cloth spine and beige cloth boards. Gilt title and rules. Inscription on prelim page. One corner creased. D/j Some creasing to head. Spine has tears at head but very little loss. . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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        Verve: An Artisitic and Literary Quarterly Appearing in December, March, June and October

      Paris, 1937. Vol. 1, No. 1. Original Lithos. by Ferdinand Leger, Joan Miro, Rattner & Bores. NF in slightly dust soiled pict. wraps. Stain to lower edge pgs. 12-39, penetrating up to 1", affecting though not damaging some plates. Lithos not affected.. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to.

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        Les Pastorales de Longus ou Daphnis et Chloe.

      - Version d`Amyot, revue et completee par P. L. Courier. Paris, Gonin, 1937. 3 nn. Bl., 217 S., 4 nn. Bll. Mit 49 (1 davon auf dem Umschlag) Holzschnitten von Aristide Maillol. 8°, lose Lagen in illustr. OUmschlag in HPergament-Decke und -Schuber. Druckvermerk vom Künstler signiert. Eines der röm. num., nicht für den Verkauf bestimmten Exemplare. Guérin 76 ff. - Skira 216. - Monod 7261. - Rauch 141. - Maillol-Kat. Baden-Bden 1978, Nr. 161. - Artist and the book 174. - Garvey/Wick 22. - Mornand 22, S. 304. - Strachan S. 337. - "It is perhaps the most harmonious of Maillol`s illustrated books." (E. Garvey) - Dreiseitig unbeschnittenes frisches Exempar.

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        Verve : an Artistic and Literary Quarterly [Vol. 1, No. 1 (Dec. 1937) -]. Contributors to This Issue Include Miro, Gide, Dos Passos, Malraux, Matisse, & C

      Paris : [Impr. Des Beaux-Arts], 1937. 1st Edition. Ill. (some col. , some mounted) ; 36 cm. A translation of the French edition issued with the same title. Subjects: Art--Periodicals. Issue numbers within vols. 1-2 constitute whole no. 1-8. Suspended publication Sept. /Nov. 1940-Oct. 1943. Cf. Union list of serials. An exceptional copy in the original stiff-card wrappers; edges very slightly nicked and dust-dulled as with age. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and strong.

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        VERVE: An Artistic and Literary Quarterly

      Paris: Imprimerie Des Beaux-Arts. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very Good. The first issue of the most celebrated art journal of the century: Verve, No. 1, with original lithographs by Leger, Miro, Rattner, and Bores, and cover by Matisse. The English-language issue. With four original lithographs printed by Mourlot Freres: "L'Eau" by Leger, "L'Air" by Miro, "le Feu" by Rattner & "la Terre" by Bores. With photography by Man Ray, Brassai, and others; text by Gide, Bataille, Garcia Lorca, Malraux, Henri Michaux, Vollard, and Cradel. The cover by Matisse was designed specially for this issue. Paris: December 1937. No. 1. Quarto, original illustrated wrappers. Wrappers with wear to top of spine and a few stray scratches and marks; text clean.

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        Treasures of Illumination- English Manuscripts of the Fourteenth Century (c.1250 to 1400).

      London. The Studio Ltd. 1937. - This edition on hand-made paper, is limited to 215 numbered copies of which this copy is number 8. Lavishly illustrated with 24 tipped-in colour plates reproducing the most decorative examples of early English illuminated manuscripts. 4to (8.5" x 12"). Beautifully bound by Zahnsdorf in gilt titled full snowy vellum. Lovely gilded endsheets. t.e.g. A most desireable and well regarded study. An elegant presentation. Usual slight vellum bowing to front cover. Covers mildly soiled, spine slightly darkened. A lovely copy of this elusive limited issue.Featured Art. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Book on Hackles for Fly Dressing. With an Introduction by W. Keith Rollo

      Newcastle Upon Tyne: Privately printed n.d. ca. 1937 Newcastle Upon Tyne: Privately printed, [n.d. ca. 1937]. One of approximately 40 copies. 4to. Portrait frontispiece and 4 photographic illustrations, together with 11 card mounts containing 164 sample hackles. Text in blue morocco gilt, hackles in 11 captioned mounts, in original blue morocco folding box. Circular angling bookplate of F.W. Sims. Hampton's Angling Bibliography p. 32 . Complete with the full set of 11 card mounts containing the 164 hackles described in the text, all in the original full leather folding box. A superior copy of a rare work

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        The Diary of T.E. Lawrence MCMXI

      London: Corvinus Press, 1937., 1937. Limited Edition to 203 copies of which this is No. 167 and printed on Parchment Substitute Paper. Publisher's brown morocco spine with gilt titles, light brown speckled rough paper covered boards with parchment corners. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. With 13 photographs '... at the end of the volume ... taken by the author during the time the diary was being written...'. Tissue guards present, a few with minor chips. A superb, clean copy held in its original brown slipcase, rubbed and a little frayed, reinforced at spine.

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      London: Corvinus Press, 1937. FIRST EDITION. COPY #115 OF 176 COPIES. Hardcover. 324 x 264 mm (12 3/4 x 10 3/8"). [26] leaves (first five and last three blank). FIRST EDITION. COPY #115 OF 176 COPIES. Original orange flexible vellum, gilt titling on front cover, publisher's dove device in gilt on rear cover, flat spine with vertical titling. In the original (slightly faded and worn) gray-green slipcase. OPENING WITH ILLUMINATED INITIAL "A" BY LUCIA JOYCE, the author's daughter, in silver, teal, pink, blue, and yellow. Marginal commentary printed in red and black. Slocum & Cahoon A-46. Widely scattered tiny gray dots in paper (apparently an impurity of no significance and noted in most other copies in the marketplace), otherwise a very fine copy with no signs of use, the binding especially fresh, clean, and bright. A publication with direct ties to Joyce's daughter and indirect ties to T. E. Lawrence, this excerpt from what became "Finnegan's Wake" is a handsomely produced edition that aesthetically outshines all other installments from "Work in Progress." Attractively printed in Centaur type on Arnold handmade paper, this is a typically well-made product of the Corvinus Press, named for a 15th century ruler of Hungary and founded in 1936 by young Viscount Carlow (1907-44). Operating until his death, the press issued 58 books of significant literary and typographical interest. A collector of private press books before he began producing them, Carlow got into printing because of his close friendship with T. E. Lawrence (he was at Lawrence's bedside when he died). As a person involved with Lawrence's literary estate, Carlow had access to unpublished material, and making it available to the public in an aesthetically pleasing form served as his motive in founding the press. A year after Carlow died in an airplane crash while on his way to Yugoslavia for a diplomatic mission, Viscount Kemsley purchased the Corvinus press and used it for the Dropmore Press he was creating. Corvinus Press books are not commonly seen, partly because some copies of their publications were destroyed before distribution in a warehouse fire kindled by a World War II bombing, and partly because they were published in very small press runs. The pretty initial "A" that opens the work has a heartbreaking backstory. Joyce's daughter Lucia (1907-82) was diagnosed with schizophrenia in her early twenties and was permanently institutionalized by 1935. She had desperately tried, and failed, to become a dancer, and Joyce was determined to find a new artistic outlet for her, believing it would be therapeutic. He hit upon the painting of ornamental capitals like this one, and even went so far as to give publishers the money to pay her for her work.

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        THIS IS MY STORY ( signed )

      New York : Harper & Brothers, 1937 Book. Illus. by Unknowen . Fine. Hard Cover Cloth / Dust Jacket. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 1st. Edition , 1st. Printing 1937, Light blue cloth hardcover black facsimile signature on the front board and in the dust jacket , 365 page book with some black & white photo illustrations . This book is also signed by Eleanor Roosevelt on the first blank page , also embossed on the lower corner of the page" Franklin D. Roosevelt Library, Campobello Island Canada". A very rare edition and signed by the Author and embossed stamp from Roosevelt's personal Library. Condition : Fine , clean binding sharp corners , very light foxing at the front and back inside hinges ( see image ). Dust jacket is fine with very light edge rubs , now in a clear removable mylar cover. ( see image ). .

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      New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1937. Reprint. Hardcover. Near Fine in a Very Good dustwrapper, bright but with some edgewear. Illustrated with photographs. SIGNED by the author on the half-title page and INSCRIBED "To their Majesties/The King & Queen of Greece/With good wishes/Eleanor Roosevelt." Most likely the recipients are Paul and his wife Frederika of Hanover. Paul succeeded to the throne in 1947, on the death of his childless elder brother, King George II, during the Greek Civil War. Needless to say, books inscribed by the First Lady to royalty are rare.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Trial and Error

      London: Hodder and Stoughton Limited,, 1937. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and front board in black. With the dust jacket. Slight rubbing to corners, spotting to edges and the margins of some early and late leaves; overall a very good copy in the mildly soiled jacket with chips, tears and some loss to ends of spine panel. First edition, first printing. One of the Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone books. The printed dedication is to P. G. Wodehouse.

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      Atlanta, GA, 12 November 1937. Letter. Normal creases from mailing, otherwise Fine. Fine single-spaced one-page letter of @250 words on Mitchell's stationery to Herschel Brickell, a noted book reviewer from Mississippi who served on the New York Herald Tribune book section and who, at the time of this correspondence, was a reviewer for the New York Evening Post. Mitchell begins by stating that the day is going to be one of those days "when all hell busts loose" and that she is very interested in "the literary row about Hemingway." Mitchell then moves on to GONE WITH THE WIND, both the book and the movie which was under development at the time of the letter. Specifically she mentions the character of Belle Watling, the prostitute who had a longstanding relationship with Rhett Butler: "I have heard no more from Katharine Brown, and so, I do not know what they decided to do about Belle's accent. My modest and old fashioned family have become accustomed to anything in the last year and a half and, like the Queen in 'Alice in Wonderland,' get up every morning ready to believe six impossible things before breakfast. Even Father was convulsed at the idea of someone telephoning from New York to discover how the madam of a Confederate bordello talked." SIGNED "Margaret" in pencil by Mitchell. All of the letters to Brickell that we have seen were signed by Mitchell either as "Margaret" or as "M," an indication of the personal relationship she had with him. Not in Richard Harwell's MARGARET MITCHELL'S "GONE WITH THE WIND" LETTERS 1936-1949, though many others to Brickell are.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Jamaica Jaunt or the Rover Boys and How They Conquered Old Demon Rum

      N.p: Privately Printed, 1937. Front board reattached; a very good copy in gilt-tooled leather boards (internally fine).. Limited Edition. Number 4 of 4 numbered copies of this handmade book of a 1930s trip undertaken by four well-heeled couples from Chicago to New York, Havana, Jamaica, Bermuda, Chicago and back again. With sixty original captioned photographs, most taken in Jamaica, six original drawings, and a hand-drawn map.

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        The Red Pony

      New York: Covici Friede Publishers 1937, 1st Limited Edition. () Very good. Quarto. Original publisher's cloth boards in original, but tattered, glassine dust jacket. Spine of dust jacket perished with chips missing. Spine of book a faded. In original brown paper slipcase with title and limitation number. Slipcase rubbed with paper missing from top of spine. Fore and lower edge of textblock uncut. Small bookseller's label to front free endpaper. Printed on handmade paper, internally clean and tight. Signed by Steinbeck in the colophon. Number 229 of 699 numbered copies. An attractively printed signed limited edition of the American great John Steinbeck's novella, the Red Pony. A scare Steinbeck publication, uncommon in original glassine, even in this condition..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        ENSEMBLES MOBILIERS 1937-1960. 18 volumes

       "Published between 1937 and 1960, the 18 portfolios furniture sets are an irreplaceable testimony on creating decorative French Art Deco post. Created by Charles Moreau, they held the chronic annual trends and innovations presented at the Salon primarily decorators and the Ideal Home Exhibition. complete this reissue shows the extraordinary vitality of French designers of the period. rediscovers there traditionalist of Art Deco Ruhlmann, Groult and Follot, minimalist creations Chareau, Le Corbusier, Perriand, Herbst and Mallet-Stevens, neo-classicism Arbus, Du Plantier and Poillerat.There is also the fantasies of Royère, elegant Dupré-Lafon, Drouet, and Pascaud, the series production, often from art workshops for department stores, Matégot, Guiguichon or survivors of Art Deco Leleu, Dominica, Adnet, Jallot and their followers, Pre, Rinck, Raphael and Old. " 

      [Bookseller: La Rara]
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        Despair. Translated from the Russian by the author.

      London: John Long, Limited, 1937 - Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to upper board and spine gilt. With the pictorial dust jacket. Endpapers somewhat browned, spine very gently rolled but an excellent copy in the frayed and rubbed dust jacket with loss at the ends of the spine panel and a small triangular chip from the centre of the spine panel. With some neat professional repair to the folds. First UK edition, first impression, first issue in the black cloth. Nabokov's second English publication was put out by the small imprint John Long who specialized in unconventional, quirky books, especially mystery, fantasy, and crime novels. They had previously published Nabokov's Camera Obscura with very little success and fared no better with this. Both titles were remaindered in cheaper bindings and copies of either in dust jacket are rare. Of Despair there are thought to be a mere handful. With the ownership signature of Karin de Laval, dated 1937. Laval was a Swedish writer who notably translated works by Tolstoy, Moravia, and others. There are very light pencil annotations to one page which would appear to be explication of idiomatic phrases.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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      London, John Long, Limited,, 1937. Translated from the Russian by the author. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to upper board and spine gilt. Housed in a blue silk drop down box with a blue morocco title label to the backstrip gilt. Endpapers somewhat browned, spine a little dull, slightly delicate at the top and with a touch of rub to the lettering. Very nice. First English Edition, First Impression. The second of Long's publications of Nabokov and every bit as uncommon as the first. Few exist in jacket and copies as nice as this are very scarce. The translation was done by the polyglot author himself and is the first substantial publication by him in his adoptive language.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE COMPLETE HORNBLOWER NOVELS. The Happy Return (1937); A Ship of the Line (1938); Flying Colours (1938); The Commodore (1945); Lord Hornblower (1946); Mr Midshipman Hornblower (1950); Lieutenant Hornblower (1952); Hornblower and the Atropos (1953); Horn

      Michael Joseph Ltd. London.,1937-62. FIRST EDITIONS. Ten volumes.8vo. (7.4 x 5 inches). A fine set of true 1st editions, 1st impressions. Finely bound in recent full black morocco. Spines with raised bands, ruled and lettered in gilt. Single gilt ruled borders on boards. All edges gilt. A fine set of this classic series.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED on Mises personal stationery

      Geneva:, 1937. Fine. A FINE AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY LUDWIG von MISES. The letter is on his personal stationery with his name "Prof. Dr. Ludwig v. Mises" printed in raised letters at the left head of the sheet. He writes to an unnamed colleague who he addresses as "Very Honored Doctor". He is responding to a letter from the writer (not present) who is at the University of Salzburg in which he asks Mises about the possibility of lecturing in Geneva in 1937/8. Mises replies that he has discussed this with Professor Rappard [William Rappard Professor of Economic History at the University of Geneva] and "unfortunately the program of lectures is already completely fixed for 1937/8"... He hopes that they may be able to get together during a forthcoming holiday Mises has planned in the Salzburg region. An elegantly written, legible letter in German by this twentieth century economic icon. Letters of Ludwig von Mises are quite scarce.

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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        The Years

      London: The Hogarth Press. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. FIRST EDITION of one of Woolf's most accomplished works, the last novel Woolf published in her lifetime. London: The Hogarth Press, 1937. Octavo, original green cloth, original dust jacket. Book fine in a very clean, attractive dust jacket with a few spots to spine and a few internal, unobtrusive tape repairs. Overall an excellent copy.

      [Bookseller: The Manhattan Rare Book Company]
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        Tobacco : Its History Illustrated by the books, manuscripts and engravings in the library of George Arents, Jr. together with an introductory essay a glossary and bibliographic notes by Brooks

      New York, The Rosenbach Company 1937 - 1969 15 vols . First Edition. Hardback. Fine/No Jacket. First Editions New York 1937-1969. 15 vol. including 10 supplements in original parts, number 222 of 300 sets, frontispieces, illustrations, vol.1-5 original cloth, gilt roan label on spines (a little rubbed), supplements original wrappers (slightly faded), overall in excellent condition. Scarce complete. 4to, New York, 1937-69.

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        The Years

      Leonard and Virginia Woolf, London., 1937. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the Vanessa Bell dust jacket. Mild partial browning to the endpapers but a particularly nice copy in the very lightly spotted dust jacket. First Edition, First Impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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