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        Ranis. - Stadt und Burg. - Robert Koepke.

      - Historische Ortsansicht. Aquarellierte Bleistiftzeichnung, 1937. Von Robert Koepke. 36,5 x 54,5 cm (Darstellung) / 37,5 x 55,7 cm (Blatt). Innerhalb der Darstellung unten rechts in Bleistift signiert und datiert "R. Koepke 37". - Abgebildet ist der Blick über die Altstadt von Ranis mit der Stadtkirche St. Margarethen bis hin zur Burg. - Am linken und rechten Blattrand hinterlegte Einrisse (kaum sichtbar). Rückseitig Reste alter Montierung. Insgesamt gut erhaltenes Blatt. Robert Koepke (1893 Bremen - 1968 Frankenburg). Deutscher Maler und Grafiker. Bereits als Kind besuchte Koepke parallel zur Volksschule die Knabenzeichenschule in Bremen. Nach einer kaufmännischen Lehre trat er eine Halbtagsstelle an, um parallel die Kunstgewerbeschule besuchen zu können. Seine Lehrer waren Friedrich Erich Kleinhempel, Willy Menz und Paul Perks. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Graphikantiquariat Koenitz]
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        To Have and Have Not

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937. First edition of Hemingway's classic novel about smuggling, intrigue, and love. Octavo, bound in full brown morocco, gilt titles and ruling to the spine, raised bands, gilt ruled to the front and rear panels, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. In fine condition. To Have and Have Not was Hemingway's first since A Farewell to Arms was published eight years earlier, follows the life and adventures of Harry Morgan from rum-running to revolution. Brimming with criticism directed at American capitalism and the bureaucracy of the Roosevelt administration, the novel explores social circumstances and situations in Key West, "that paradise of the 'haves' and purgatory of the 'have nots." "In To Have and Have Not, Hemingway for the first time showed an interest in a possible solution of social problems through collective action" (Hart, 327). Basis for the Howard Hawks film co-scripted by William Faulkner and featuring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall.

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        Analisi storico-topografica-antiquaria della carta de' dintorni di Roma...

      Tip. delle Belle Arti, 1937. Tre volumi di cm. 22, pp. (8) xlviii (4) 564; 678; 759 (1). Con una tabella ripiegata f.t. Solida ed elegante legatura coeva in piena pergamena, dorsi lisci con ricchi fregi e titoli in oro su doppi tasselli. Esemplare genuino, fresco ed in eccellente stato di conservazione; privo però della carta aggiunta la quale, nel presente esemplare, è stata sostituita da una grande carta a colori più volte ripiegata (carta del compartimento del Lazio) edita nei primi del '900.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Benacense]
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      N.P. n.p. (Ralph Heywood Isham printed by W.E. Rudge), 1928-1937. various sizes between 8vo. and large 4to. red paper-covered boards, paper spine labels, slipcases. various paginations. 21 volumes, complete. Printed in an edition limited to 570 numbered copies. (Haas no.153). One could call Boswell's diaries and private journals a kind of uncompleted "Life of Boswell," related in various ways to his other biographical enterprise. Certainly Boswell's habit of collecting concepts, conversations, characters and characteristics served him well later, and also make his private writings a source of information on personalities and social life in later 18th-century England. Unfortunately, most of these writings were long lost. They began to come to light again in the mid-1920's, and in 1926 the collector Ralph Heywood Isham (1890-1955) succeeded in acquiring a large number of Boswell papers, along with publishing rights, from Boswell's reluctant descendants. More discoveries of Boswelliana and their eventual purchase by Isham followed. Yale University acquired the entire Isham Boswell collection in 1949.Isham planned an edition from the beginning, and in 1928 engaged Geoffrey Scott as editor, W.E. Rudge to print the edition, and Bruce Rogers to design the books. Rogers describes his design thusly: "I have chosen a style flexible enough to accommodate the various papers, journals and documents comprised in the collection. No special effort has been made to secure an air of antiquity, but with the importation of a recent English reproduction of John Baskerville's famous eighteenth century types it was been possible to present the text in a form typographically harmonious with Boswell's individual mode of expression. The size of the different volumes is determined, as a rule, by the dimensions of the facsimile documents..." (Blumenthal p.105).The full set ran to eighteen volumes, published 1928-1934. G. Scott died after completion of vol. 6, and F.A. Pottle took over the editing. This set also includes The Private Papers of James Boswell... A Catalogue by Frederick A. Pottle & Marion S. Pottle, London and New York: Oxford University Press, 1931 (limited to 415 copies), Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D., New York: The Viking Press, 1936 (limited to 790 copies), Index to the Private Papers of James Boswell, London and New York: Oxford University Press, 1937 (limited to 1250 numbered copies). These three volumes are bound in a similar fashion to the eighteen volume set.There is uneven fading to the spines (remember that the set was issued over a long period of time). Index lacks slipcase.

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        Italia Imperiale.

      Milano, Alfieri e Lacroix, 1937. Edizione speciale della Rivista Illustrata del Popolo d'Italia. Libro "oggetto" in folio di cm. 39x45. Contiene: Storia del passato; L'Italia Fascista; Versaglia e Ginevra; Precedenti del conflitto etiopico; La conquista militare dell'Abissinia; Fondazione dell'Impero; L'economia imperiale. Fotografie e fotogrammi dell'Istituto Nazionale Luce. Fotografi: Stefano Bricarelli, Federico Patellani, Lucio Ridenti, Bruno Stefani. Pittori: Mario Sironi, Marcello Nizzoli, Erberto Carboni... La parte artistica dell'edizione è stata curata da M. Luigi Poli caporedattore. Direttore Manlio Morgagni. Eccezionale libro di propaganda del Fascismo con l'uso sapiente di una grafica d'avanguardia e foto ad altissimo livello artistico. Axs

      [Bookseller: Libreria Bongiorno Paolo]
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        C.D. Tarif Album.

      - [French], 1937-38. Oblong folio, unpaginated, [1 price list], [14 glossy printed pages], over 500 hand stenciled wallpaper samples with numbers stamped to verso, distributor's price list affixed to front pastedown. Original bolted cloth, company logo printed in gilt on blue and red striped diamond shaped paper affixed to upper board, matching cloth handle. Edges slightly worn; very good. A thick wallpaper sample book. A staggering compilation of French wallpaper samples of the period, many embossed. Wallpaper styles are mainly comprised of brightly colored botanical patterns heightened with foils, also included are some abstract designs in more muted tones. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Erbe No. 2.

      - [French], 1937-38. Oblong folio, unpaginated, screen-printed wallpaper samples with numbers stamped to verso, distributor's price list affixed to front pastedown. Original bolted quarter blue cloth, blue paper boards with title and date stamped in white to upper board and backstrip, leather handle. Edges slightly worn; very good. A thick wallpaper sample book. Wallpaper styles are mainly comprised of brightly colored floral patterns heightened with silver and gold. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Den afrikanske Farm. Orig. udgave.

      1937 1937 - Kbhvn.: Gyldendalske, Nordisk 1937. 384 s. Rent og velholdt ubeskåret eksemplar indbundet med de orig. omslag og ryg samt guldsnit foroven i smukt privat helskind med guldtryk på ryggen og gulddekoration på forperm. Bindet signeret Juul-Lassen.

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        A Childhood.

      London: Hogarth Press, , 1937. Octavo. Original blue cloth, gilt lettering to the spine. With the pictorial dust jacket by Enid Marx. Wood-engraved vignette chapter headings by Enid Marx. Bookplate to pastedown. Three shallow chips to front panel of rare dust jacket, clean and bright contents. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression, presentation copy from the illustrator Enid Marx (1902-1998) to her lover the historian Margaret Lambert (1906-1995), with Lambert's bookplate designed by Marx, and a "With all Good Wishes" card laid in and inscribed within "with love and Best Wishes from EM". Also laid in at p. 145 is a variant proof woodcut for the illustration there, signed by Marx. Alongside her historical and political works, Lambert co-authored with Marx two books, English Popular and Traditional Art (1946) and English Popular Art (1952). This Hogarth is very scarce in the jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Histoire du journalisme en Chine.

      - Avesne-sur-Helpe, Éditions de "l'Observateur", 1937. 8vo. Modern boards with the original printed front wrapper laid down, pp. 164, [2]; initially a little spotted, chinese book trade labels tipped in at the beginning. Extremely rare first edition of probably the the first history of journalism in China. 'Chinese journalism, from the earliest days to the present. The authoress, a graduate of the National Normal University, Peking, has been an official in the Chinese National Governments Department of Education' (Bruce Lannes Smith and Harold D. Lasswell, Propaganda, Communication and Public Opinion, p. 1469). Lin Shu-Shen has worked with Chinese, French and English source material. Not in COPAC. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd]
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        Portrait de Vollard III.

      Paris: Ambroise Vollard,, 1937. Drypoint etching on Montval laid paper with Vollard watermark. Plate size 35 x 25 cm. Sheet size 44.5 x 34 cm. Excellent condition. Presented float mounted in a white gold leaf frame. Edition of 260. Signed in pencil lower right by Picasso. One of 100 etchings from the Vollard Suite which were in the neoclassical style and were produced from 1930-37 for the art dealer Ambroise Vollard.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Palestine Royal Commission Report and White Paper.

      H.M. Stationery Office London July 1937 - Commission report: 8vo (24.5 x 15 cm); 404 pp., 4 maps, original printed wrappers, minor rubbing and small tear to spine. White paper: mint condition. Peel Commission Report on Palestine and the White Paper. The Peel Commission, formally known as the Palestine Royal Commission, was a British Royal Commission of Inquiry, headed by Lord Peel, appointed in 1936 to investigate the causes of unrest in British Mandate for Palestine following the six-month-long Arab general strike in Mandatory Palestine. The report published in July 1937 stated, for the first time, that the Mandate had become unworkable and recommended partition. The report outlines recommendations on ten points: a Treaty system between the Arab and Jewish States and the new Mandatory Government; a Mandate for the Holy places; the frontiers; the need for Inter-State Subvention; the need for British Subvention; tariffs and ports; nationality; civil service; Industrial concessions; and the Exchange of land an populations. The White Paper titled 'Palestine Statement of Policy by His Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom' states the government's general agreement with the arguments and the conclusions of the report. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        España en el corazón. Himno a las glorias del pueblo en la guerra (1936-1937)

      Ercilla, Santiago de Chile 1937 - Este libro fue comenzdo en Madrid, 1936 y continuado en Paris y en el mar, 1937. Encuadernacion especial con los colores de la bandera de España. Conserva las tapas originales, algo restauradas 43 pp páginas [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria de Antano (ILAB & ABA Members)]
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        Autograph letter signed.

      No place, 4. III. 1937. - 8vo. 1 page. In blue and red crayon. A humorous correspondence with his daughter Svetlana, giving her the desired permission to invite two classmates for the weekend: "For Secretary Number 1 Mr Stalin / Decree Number 2 / I order you to permit me to invite two boys and a girl from my class this weekend (12/3/37). / Insurgent - Svetlanka Stalina [stamp] / Signed / I submit myself / Secretary to Svetlanka - insurgent / Stalin". Very well preserved document of Stalin's private family life, pervaded by the formulae of party bureaucracy. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1937 - 1937 Wisden - Original Hardback

      1937. Hi, This lot is an Original 1937 Hardback Wisden . It is in very good condition, the era of 1933 to 1937 were not the best of hardbacks as Wisden swapped materials in 1933, it resulted in poorer quality Wisdens but I am pleased to say that this 1937 is far better than most for the year. The front and spine gilt is excellent for a poor year and the boards are very good, there are a few light marks mainly to the front but still nice boards. The pastedowns are fabulous and very yellow, the hinges are excellent and the internal pages are very clean. Some spotting to the page block else would be a 9. By far superior to many of the same year. Nice photoplate, Hard to find in good condition, this is not too far off excellent.

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        C.D. Tarif Album.

      [French], 1937-38. Oblong folio, unpaginated, [1 price list], [14 glossy printed pages], over 500 hand stenciled wallpaper samples with numbers stamped to verso, distributor’s price list affixed to front pastedown. Original bolted cloth, company logo printed in gilt on blue and red striped diamond shaped paper affixed to upper board, matching cloth handle. Edges slightly worn; very good. A thick wallpaper sample book. A staggering compilation of French wallpaper samples of the period, many embossed. Wallpaper styles are mainly comprised of brightly colored botanical patterns heightened with foils, also included are some abstract designs in more muted tones.

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        Photographie n'est pas L'Art

      GLM 1937 - First edition. Seventeen loose leaves including 12 halftone plates on coated stock, in flexible blue cloth portfolio and outer black die-cut wraps. Near Fine, with uneven fading to blue cloth portfolio, light general shelf wear, and with die-cut intact. A lovely example. Loose Leaves in Cloth Portfolio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Schönheit im olympischen Kampf. With ca. 300, whereof 3 double-paged and 77 full-paged photogravüre reproductions

      Leni RIEFENSTAHL: Schönheit im olympischen Kampf [The Beauty of Olympic Fighting]. With ca. 300, whereof 3 double-paged and 77 full-paged photogravüre reproductions. Cover design by Fritz Helmuth Ehmcke. Berlin: Deutscher Verlag 1937. 4to. P. [1-8], p. 9-280, [3] p. Original aubum-coloured publisher's cloth cover with gilt embossed title on front cover and spine, original publisher's multi-coloured photographically illustrated dust jacket on white stock and original slipcase. 1st edition of Leni Riefenstahl's groundbreaking photo-book, this copy completely equipped with all features of the original delivery, thus with publisher's dust wrapper and slipcase, only lacking the glassine cover initially wrapped around the dust jacket. The book contains reproductions of around 300 superb photographies and film stills made by different operators and photographers as part of Riefenstahl's crew for the propaganda motion picture »Olympia« (1938), an epoque-making sports documentary. All of the illustrations are skillfully printed in photogravure on thick quality paper, and thus showing the luscious grayscales of the original material in striking quality. Despite ideological pressure by Goebbels, whose goal was to show the Olympic athlete as Aryan „Übermensch", and despite Riefenstahls' own commitment as a film-maker to Nazi-propaganda (»Reichsparteitagstrilogie« (1933-35), she choose a more progressive aesthetic approach for »Olympia« and allowed herself to include pictures of e.g. Afro-American sprinter and long jumper Jesse Owens, the most successful athlete of the Berlin games. Riefenstahl's aim was to create pictures „schöner als in der Wirklichkeit" (more beautiful than in reality) as she writes in her preface to the book. „Although the film Olympia has become an acknowledged classic, her book of photographs, Schönheit im Olympischen Kampf, no less spectacular in its own way, is less known. Sometimes Riefenstahl relied on poses modelled on the antique Greek ideal, faithful to Hitler's belief that modern Teutonic man was 'feeling closer to classical antiquity' than he had 'in possibly a thousand years'. But far more original were her depictions of superbly athletic bodies soaring gracefully through the air and knifing effortlessly through the water. Riefenstahl applied certain devices characteristic of the new German photography - strong diagonals, tight croppings, and bird's-eye and worm's-eye views. No longer was the camera an earthbound witness; it took to the air and the water with the athletes" (William A. Ewing: The Body. Photographs of the Human Form). Each of the illustrations carries captions in German, French, English, Spanish and Italian. The last 32 pages are dedicated to a „Making-of" of the movie. Closing clap of slipcase missing, as well as glassine cover. Slipcase with minimal traces of use, 2 leafs with small tears and very slightly creased. Overall a brillantly preserved copy with an excellent dust jacket, truly deserving the rating „complete".

      [Bookseller: Domenico Jacono - VdAÖ / ILAB]
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        Eneas Africanus and Eneas Africanus Defendant

      Macon, Georgia: J.W. Burke. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. 12mo (7"x51/4"). [4] 8-47pp., map. [4] 4-40pp. + 1. Inscribed on paste-down endpaper by Chip Robert to U.S. Senator Hiram W. Johnson (1937). Included is a letter on stationary of The Democratic National Committee (Robert was secretary) to the senator. In it, Robert writes of "our old Southern negroes, who are very near and dear to my heart", "the distinguished author is a close friend of my family" and "Eneas Africanus" and the more recent "Gone With The Wind" take their places in the list of the truly great historical fiction stories which so well describe and bring vividly to mind life in the old south". Stapled binding (three cut outs to interior spine paper enabling staples to fit in casing) in brown suede covers, 3/8"x1/4 dark stain to upper cover, spine darkened, wear to head/tail of spine and corners. Paperclip impressions to head of free endpaper (removed, Mr. Robert's business card also included), rest of text block tight and unmarked.

      [Bookseller: Liberty Book Store IOBA FABA]
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      The Amalgamated Press, 1937., London - First U. K. edition. Pictorial wrappers. Six quarto issues (29.5cm); illustrated newsprint wrappers, stapled; [433]-456; [457]-480; [481]-504; [505]-528; [529]-552; [553]-576pp; illustrated. Extremities toned, staples oxidized, with scattered foxing along spine-folds, and occasional penciled notations to upper margins of front wrappers; complete; Very Good and sound copies. Complete serial of this key Continental Op story, first published as "The Big Knock-Over" in Black Mask Vol.9, No.12 (February 1927). This marks the story's first appearance published in the U.K., issued with a modified title between November 6-December 11, 1937 by the British weekly magazine The Thriller Library. Rare; not recorded in Richard Layman's descriptive bibliography of Dashiell Hammett; OCLC shows 4 locations with any holdings. Housed in a clamshell case with titles on the front cover and spine. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        On Computable Numbers, with an Application to the Entscheidungsproblem.

      London: C.F. Hodgson & Son, 1936-1937. A fine set, not ex-library, of arguably the single most important theoretical work in the history of computing. In this paper Turing introduced the concept of a 'universal machine', an imaginary computing device designed to replicate the mathematical 'states of mind' and symbol-manipulating abilities of a human computer. Turing conceived of the universal machine as a means of answering the last of the three questions about mathematics posed by David Hilbert in 1928: (1) is mathematics complete; (2) is mathematics consistent; and (3) is mathematics decidable. Hilbert's final question, known as the 'Entscheidungsproblem', is concerned with whether there exists a definite method, or 'mechanical process', that can be applied to any mathematical assertion, and which is guaranteed to produce a correct decision as to whether that assertion is true or not. The logician Kurt Gödel had already in 1931 shown that arithmetic (and by extension mathematics) could not be both consistent and complete. Turing showed, by means of his universal machine, mathematics is undecidable. To demonstrate this, Turing came up with the concept of 'computable numbers', which are numbers defined by some definite rule, and thus calculable on the universal machine. These computable numbers would include every number that could be arrived at through arithmetical operations, finding roots of equations, and using mathematical functions like sines and logarithms - every number that could possibly arise in computational mathematics. Turing then showed that these computable numbers could in turn give rise to uncomputable ones, ones that could not be calculated using a definite rule, and that therefore there could be no 'mechanical process' for solving all mathematical questions, since computing an uncomputable number was an example of an unsolvable problem. Turing's idea of a 'universal machine' was given the name "Turing machine" by Church. The concept of the Turing machine has become the foundation of modern computer science. Origins of Cyberspace 394. Richard Green Library (Christie's sale 2013, lot 326). Erwin Thomas Library T61 and T62. 8vo (249 x 168 mm). In: Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society, Vol.42: pp.230-265 and Vol.43: pp.544-546 ("A Correction"). The complete volumes offered in recent cloth with gilt spine lettering, completely clean and fresh throughout.

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        Death On the Nile

      UK: Collins The Crime Club, 1937. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Fine. Death On the Nile by Agatha Christie First Edition Collins The Crime Club 1937. Faint toning to spine. Orange boards VG. In original pictorial Robin Macartney designed dust jacket, which has been enhanced by some imperceptible restoration along top and bottom edges. Correctly priced at 7/6.

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      - Being Lieutenant William Bligh\rquote s Log of the Proceedings of His Majesty\rquote s Armed Vessel Bounty in a Voyage to the South Seas, to take the Breadfruit from the Society Islands to the West Indies. Now Published for the First Time from the Manuscript in the Admiralty Records, with an Introduction and Notes by Owen Rutter, Comments on Bligh\rquote s Navigation by Rear Admiral J. A. Edgell, O.B.E., Hydrographer of the Navy, and Four Engravings on Wood by Lynton Lamb. In two volumes. Pp. 436(last blank)+260(last colophon), pictorial double title page both volumes, full page plan of the Bounty\rquote s launch, 2 full-page charts, colophon decoration; narrow roy. 4to; qr. red cloth, spines lettered in gilt, cream & green 'sail-type' cloth boards, faintly soiled, edges a trifle rubbed, lower board of Volume I very slightly foxed, the bottom fore-corner of upper board Volume II bumped; partly unopened, the fore and bottom edges uncut; edges of leaves a trifle soiled, a couple of spots of foxing; The Golden Cockerel Press, London, 1937. Edition limited to 300 numbered sets on mould-made paper.\i Pertelote 117. *The first publication of Bligh\rquote s log and (according to the publishers, \i Pertelote p. 12) 'the first ship's log to be published with full details'. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        HORA DE ESPAÑA. Revista Mensual

      1937/38, Valencia 1937 - Viñetas de Ramón Gaya. Consejo de colaboración: León Felipe, José Moreno Villa, Angel Ferrant, Antonio Machado, José Bergamín, T. Navarro Tomás, Rafael Alberti, José F. Montesinos, Alberto Rodolfo Halfter, José Gaos, Dámaso Alonso, Luis Lacasa. Colección casi completa: nº II a XXII. Falta Nº 1 vols. volumen(es)/volume(s) varias pp páginas [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Bianco e Nero, rivista cinema centro sperimentale cinematografia numeri dal 1 in poi. Dal 1937 al 2002


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        Munkásgyülés. 1937. szeptember 26-án, [?] Tompa-utca 14 sz. alatt. [Workers' Congress. September 26, 1937. (?) at Tompa Street 14.]

      György Kapus (Budai-nyomda), [Budapest] 1937 - Original, vintage poster. Printed on green paper. Illustrated with the emblem of the Party. 475 × 315 mm. Original program poster of the United Hungarian National Socialist Party, a call for a workers' congress, and the announcement of the speakers. The poster announces the date and the place of the congress and lists the speakers, who were among the most important figures of the Hungarian Nazi movement, like Ferenc Kassai who later became the Minister of Propaganda of the Arrow Cross Party in 1944. The word "Bárorság!" (Braveness!, or Be Brave!) is printed to the lower left corner, because the congress was held just a few days after their gathering which was attacked and smashed by young Communists on September 16, 1937, as a response to the assault happened on May Day when a member of the Communist movement was shot by the National Socialist. The Egyesült Magyar Nemzeti Szocialista Párt (United Hungarian National Socialist Party) was one of the earliest Hungarian Nazi parties, existed from 1933 until 1940 when it merged into Ferenc Szálasi's Arrow Cross Party. Its leader Fidél Pálffy, Ferenc Kassai and Szálasi were executed in 1946 after a trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity. Folded. With the contemporary vignette of the Party's archive. Small tears at foldings in the center. Another small tear at the lower edge to the right. Torn with loss near to upper right corner. Slightly discolored at edges due to aging. Otherwise in fine condition. Original, vintage poster. Printed on green paper. Illustrated with the emblem of the Party. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Corpus Juris [1st] Vols 1-72, in 73 books Complete set

      1937. Corpus Juris [1st]. New York: The American Law Book Co. 1914-1937. Vols. 1 to 72, in 73 books (includes vol. 14A). Complete set of all volumes published. Vols. 1-3 tan buckram, vols. 3-72 gilt lettered maroon quarter calf rubbed and soiled. A solid set. $895. * This legal encyclopedia, the predecessor to Corpus Juris Secundum (C.J.S.), still retains a permanent place in most law libraries as the cases and other authorities are still cited by reference in the text and footnotes of C.J.S.

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        Kogata Kamera no Utsushikata Tsukaikata / Method of Shooting with a Pocket Camera

      Tokyo: Genkosha, 1937. Near fine copy in decorated boards and original publisher's illustrated card slipcase, complete with only minimal splitting, but significantly browned at the spine and lightly worn. OCLC locates only 3 copies.. First Edition. Octavo. Kimura's second book. Volume 2 in Genkosha's practical photography course lecture series. An artful, yet technical guide to small format camera work. Chapters cover a vast number of subjects with an emphasis on documentary photography. Includes instruction on how to shoot everyday things, such as: cherry blossoms, markets, festivals, tea ceremonies, factories, sports, theater, and more. Richly illustrated with detailed technical information provided next to each photograph. (Maggs 116).

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        Approximately 50 Jindyworobak (and related) publications from the collection of Kenneth Gifford, editor in Victoria of Jindyworobak Publications and author of 'Jindyworobak. Towards an Australian Culture' (the first publication of the Victorian office of Jindyworobak Publications in 1944). There are 13 books by Rex Ingamells, nine of which are inscribed and/or signed copies; these include Gumtops (1935), Forgotten People (1936), Sun-Freedom (1938) and Memory of Hills (1940)

      There is a rare complete set of the six issues of the periodical 'Venture', with all copies signed by Rex Ingamells: Volume 1, Number 1, July 1937 (the only number in the first series) plus Volume 1, Number 1, April 1939 to the unnumbered fifth issue of May 1940. Other authors represented are Gina Ballantyne (two books); Flexmore Hudson (four books, all signed - one inscribed, one with manuscript corrections); Gifford (one book, signed); William Hart-Smith (two books); 'Ricketty Kate' (one book); Ian Mudie (three books) and Colin Thiele (two books); John Ingamells is represented as editor of 'Cultural Cross-Section' (1941). There is an unbroken run of the Jindyworobak Anthology from the first issue in 1938 to 1950 (two are signed by Rex Ingamells, one is signed by Gifford), as well as a copy of Jindyworobak Review 1938-1948 (but the last three annuals to 1953 are not present). Apart from insignificant chipping to the overlapping edges of a few wrappers, the condition is uniformly fine (although of the seven cloth-bound volumes in the collection, only 'Gumtops' retains its dustwrapper). Fine copies of two essential reference works have been added to the collection; these are 'The Jindyworobaks' by Brian Elliott and 'Australian Little Magazines, 1923-1954' by John Tregenza. With this collection as a foundation, there is the very real possibility of gathering the complete published works of the seminal Jindyworobak movement. To quote Brian Elliott (who was personally involved with the early stages of the movement) in his reappraisal of the real value and effect of the Jindyworobak poetical institutions: 'My conclusion is not that they were a product of exceptional genius, but that the movement was spontaneous, natural and inevitable, and that it had an effect upon the nation - upon the national literature, but also upon the nation itself - that went beyond what was obvious in the poetry. In Judith Wright's words, the Jindyworobaks have taught us all to know ourselves a little better'.

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        Children in Spain To-day. Their Welfare and Their Needs

      1937]. 1937 - With six b&w photographic plates. First edition. Landscape 8vo., stapled into the original grey paper wrapper. With six b&w photographic plates. London, Committee Against Malnutrition, N.d. [but circa February, Produced by an apolitical relief group, membersof which includedthe veteran suffragist Margery Corbett Ashby and the microbiologist Harriette Chick. The beautifully photographed illustrations depict milk ration distribution, child refugees from Irun being fed in Barcelona's stadium (most likelyCamp des Corts), a Catalan sanatorium receiving child refugees, a scene from a co-operative outlet, and a further group of Irundar children being taught on the turf of thestadium. The pamphlet includes a brief preface by The Committee and a three-page essay on the stateof food supply and refugees in Spain. Wrappers slightly foxed,with a minor crease to the upper portion. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Impossible ici

      - Nrf, Paris 1937, 12x19cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una delle 20 copie numerate su cui Avorio solo le carte. iniziali scritte a mano Marcellin Pleynet sotto la giustificazione del sorteggio. Nizza copia. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale de la traduction française établie par Raymond Queneau, un des 40 exemplaires numérotés sur alfa, seuls grands papiers. Agréable exemplaire.

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        Panorama du Fleuve.

      Flammarion Paris 1937 - Square 25 x 25 cm opening to 145 cm panorama; some folds repaired. Original pictorial boards; extremities rubbed, corners bumped. Beautiful children's book published as part of the Flammarion's series Le Père Castor and illustrated by Russian émigré artist Alexandra Exter. One side is a striking full colour panorama done with rich colours and much detail in avant-garde style. The text appears on verso accompanied by monochromatic vignettes. In his article on Russian émigré artists (DAPA Winter 1989) A.L. de Saint-Rat comments about Père Castor books: "If a break was to be made in format and style, Exter was to make it in the grandest manner. [The panoramas] are masterpieces of graphic design unsurpassed to this day." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        RAMSAU. - Wimbachtal. "Das Wimbachgrieß bei Berchtesgaden". Blick durch das Tal auf Gebirgspanorama mit den Palfelhörnern.

      - Aquarell von Rudolph Brabandt, sign., bezeichnet und dat. "1937", 30 x 40 cm. Vollmer Bd. 1, S. 291. - Rudolph Brabandt wurde 1902 in Leipzig geboren. Er besuchte die Akademie für graphische Künste in Leipzig, war Mitgleid des Schweizer Lithographenbundes und arbeitete für J.J. Weber, Orell-Füßli und Oscar Brandstetter. Er starb 1973 in Leipzig. - In duftigen hellen Grün- und Blautönen gestaltet. Alt montiert.

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        Monetary Nationalism and International Stability - Publications of the Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, Switzerland No. 18

      Longmans, Green and Co, 1937. 94 pages plus 3 pages of advertisements at back. "The five lectures which are here reproduced are necessarily confined to certain aspects of the wide subject indicated by the title. They are printed essentially as they were delivered." - from Preface. Lectures include: National Monetary Systems; The Function and Mechanism of International Flows of Money; Independent Currencies; International Capital Movements; The Problems of a Really International Standard. Blue cloth-covered boards. Gilt lettering legible upon spine despite moderate sunning. Binding and hinges intact. Unmarked. Average wear. Very light foxing to front endpaper - even less to back endpaper. Moderate foxing to edges. A sound copy.

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        München die Hauptstadt der Bewegung grüsst Benito Mussolini - 25. September 1937.

      (Geschenkbildband). goldgeprägter Ledereinband mit Kordelbindung, ohne Seitenangabe, mit vielen Abbildungen, 21 Blatt mit aufgeklebten farbigen Abbildungen, Text deutsch-italienisch, Einband leicht berieben, Zustand 2 (FG5) - SEHR SELTEN ! - 1937. (Geschenkbildband)

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        The High Commissioners in London for the Dominions and for India and Ambassadors to the Court of St James. Portraits specially taken for Publication in the 'Daily Telegraph' by J. Dixon-Scott. Coronation Year 1937

      London, 'Daily Telegraph', 1937. Large oblong octavo (205 x 300 mm), [iv] (title leaf, index of High Commissioners, both versos blank), [ii] (index of Ambassadors) pages plus 25 mounted gelatin silver portrait photographs (each approximately 150 x 200 mm). A photograph album in full light blue calf, lettered in gilt on the front cover; leather a little marked, sunned and scuffed, with the front top edge a little abraded in three spots; uncut deckle edges a little dusty or sunned, with a few trifling signs of handling; in very good condition, with the photographs in fine condition (albeit with uniform silvering-out around the thin unprinted borders). The High Commissioners are: The Honourable Vincent Massey, Canada; The Right Honourable Stanley Bruce, Commonwealth of Australia; W.J. Jordan, New Zealand; C.T. Te Water, Union of South Africa; J.W. Dulanty, Irish Free State; and Sir Firoz Khan Noon, India. The Ambassadors are: Dr Paul Regis de Oliveira, Brazil; Baron de Cartier de Marchienne, Belgium; Dr Manuel E. Malbran, Argentine; Count Grandi, Italy; Ivan Maisky, Soviet Union; Robert Worth Bingham, USA; Charles Corbin, France; Bey Fethi Okyar, Turkey; Count Edouard Raczynski, Poland; Quo Tai-Chi, China; Augustin Edwards, Chile; Shigeru Yoshida, Japan; Pablo de Azcarate, Spain; [Joachim] von Ribbentrop, Germany; Dr Armindo Monteiro, Portugal; and Dr Hafez Afifi Pasha, Egypt. 'In the late 1920s, the photographer John Dixon-Scott became concerned at the way the rural and urban environment of Britain was changing. He drove around the country with his camera intending to preserve through his pictures what he saw as a vanishing landscape, in a photographic project that took him years. The result was a collection of over 14,000 images which in 1946 he sold to the Central Office of Information, the British government's communications agency. Eventually these prints passed into the collections of The National Archives' (NA website). This commissioned album of portraits is unrepresentative of his life's work, which is surely our loss. The title of the album and the subjects in this series, worthy men all, do not, at first glance, suggest that a second glance is called for. But John Dixon-Scott has eschewed the time-honoured formality of the traditional head-and-shoulders treatment, and placed his men of mark in their offices or studies. The results are sublime - they are as much portraits of national character as of individuals. We'll save ourselves the trouble of writing the next thousand words by directing you to look at just two of the results, that of The Right Honourable Stanley Bruce of the Commonwealth of Australia (and her former Prime Minister), and Count Grandi of Italy.

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        Lezioni di Farmacologia

      Biazzi Editore. ITALIANO 1,03 A cura di Enrico Adami. A.A. 1937-38. Coperta morbida con evidenti segni di uso e del tempo, ingiallita e sbiadita soprattutto al dorso che presenta piccoli strappi e mancanze, fioritura e usura lungo i bordi. Volume intonso con tagli e pagine bruniti e con fioritura. Firma autografa del curatore al colophon. USATO

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        The Spanish Peoples Fight for Liberty

      Photographic illustrations. First edition. Large 4to., the original wrappers re-bound into quarter buckram over pasteboard, new endpapers. London, Press Department of the Spanish Embassy.

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        To Have and Have Not

      Charles Scribner's Sons 1937 - Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1937. First Edition / First Printing. Dated 1937 with Scribner's logo and "A" present. Tan cloth boards with black lettering. Book Condition: Very Good+, age toning, shelf wear. Facsimile dust jacket. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ponsin on Conjuring. Translated & Annotated by S.H.Sharpe.

      London: George Johnson, The Magic Wand, 1937. 176pp. Strong association copy. Signed by Sharpe to half-title, and inscribed to George Johnson, the editor of The Magic Wand. Ex-Libris J.B. Findlay, a noted magic historian and collector. *** Bound in crushed green morocco featuring geometric gilt tooling around front and rear covers and gilt floriated tooling on all board edges. Spine in six raised compartments with gilt gadrooned dividers, and stamped gilt floriated design. Title compartment in red with gilt title. All text block edges gilt. Condition: Near Fine with some wear to corners and to the head of the spine, and a couple of tiny indentations to front cover. *** Jean Nicholas Ponsin (1801-1863), born Charles Eduard Ponsin, was an elementary-school teacher, drawing master, as well as an amateur magician in Reims. This book is based upon an earlier title by Ponsin entitled Nouvelle Magie Blanche Devoilee published in 1853, described by Sharpe, in the Translator’s Preface, as “the first practical treatise on conjuring produced in any language.” Material was used from the 1853 title by the famous Professor Hoffman in his notable work, “Modern Magic “ in 1845. What remained was considered by Sharpe, himself another amateur magician, as also worthy of publication. This volume then, translated from the original French, with Sharpe’s annotations and original illustrations by Wilfred Huggins, uses hitherto unused material. Subjects include: Card Effects, Coin Tricks, Cups and Balls as well as various other illusions with suggestive names such as "The Vanishing Lady", "The Dead and Revived Bird" and "The Kind Bullet". *** Publisher George Johnson (1877-1962) was a writer, collector and amateur magician, best known for his editorial direction of "The Magic Wand" magazine, published from 1914 to 1945 in Britain. *** The bookplate of another noted magic scholar, and collector of works on magic, J.B. Findlay, appears on the inside front cover. A Scot originally from Glasgow, Findlay wrote a large number of titles on the history of magic, and had a vast collection of over 6000 volumes on the topic. A magical book whose powers are no doubt enhanced by the many sets of famous conjuring fingers through which it has passed. . Signed by translator. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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        Ayuda A Los Hospitales De Sangre. Almanaque 1937. [Donate to the Blood Clinics. 1937 Almanac]

      1937 - Original calendar. Stiff coloured illustrated lithographic card placard (34 x 47 cm), with a paper calendar comprised of 13 perforated 'tear off' sheets(13.6 x 19.5 cm), stapled to the foot. Valencia, Comisión Organizadora Hospitales de Sangre y Guaderias de niños del Sindicato Unico Regional de Peritos, Técnicas Industriales, CNT-AIT, Traditional depiction of a Madonna-like figure reconfigured as a nurse with romantic scenes of warfare in the background. Institutionally and commercially scarce. A smaller version with no calendar appears in Carulla & Carulla (1997), La guerra civil en 2000 carteles, No. 874. Crisp, clean condition, first sheet of calendar slightly torn.

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