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        1800 and All That: Drinks Ancient and Modern

      The St. Catherine Press 1937 - First edition. Very Good, lacking jacket. Leather binding lightly scuffed and lightly rubbed at corners and spine ends. Gilt stamping on spine remains sharp and bright. End sheets foxed, pages toned and occasionally foxed or thumbed. Faded tide mark to edge of page block, barely ever affecting the margins. The follow up to R de Fleury's 1934 book titled "1700 Cocktails for the Man behind the Bar," in which he attempted to compile recipes for every known cocktail to date. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Star Maker

      Methuen & Co., London 1937 - First Edition, first edition, first impression in blue cloth, spine stamped in deep red, jacket art by Bip Pares. The author's fourth novel, Satty & Smith A7.1.1.1., only 2513 copies. London: Methuen & Co. (1937), 339 pages. A VG copy with soft spine ends and tips, previous owner's info dated 1937 in pencils on f.f.e, edge wear. Fair protected and unclipped (8s 6d) jacket has heavy wear, is taped back together, and large tear on cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Italia Imperiale.

      Milano, La Rivista illustrata del Popolo dÕItalia, 1937, in folio, cm. 45 x 30 x 7,5 legatura in cartone rigido ricoperto di celluloide nera e grande fascio stilizzato, pp. nn. con numerosissime illustrazioni di Buffoni, Carboni, Garretto, Micaelles, Nizzoli e Sironi; fotografie di Bricarelli, Patellani, Ridenti e Stefani. Parte artistica a cura di M.L. Poli. Numerose pagine pubblicitarie e taglio modernissimo. Opera monumentale in molti sensi, in eccellente stato di conservazione.

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        Down Under

      Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1937. Wine red cloth titled in white on spine and upper front board, deckled foredges. Tight and square, slight wear to spine ends, a few spots of foxing in prelim pages. First Edition. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback.

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        EMPEROR OF EVIL - INSCRIBED

      Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York 1937 - First Printing. Octavo (19.25cm); navy blue cloth, with titles stamped in orange on spine and front cover; dustjacket; x,302pp. Inscribed by Daly to his secretary, Betty Grover Eisner, on the front endpaper: "June 14, 1939 / For Betty Eisner / my partner in crime / Carroll John Daly." Spine ends gently nudged, upper edge of textblock foxed, else Near Fine and clean throughout. In an attractive example of the dustjacket designed by Arthur Hawkins, Jr.; unclipped (priced $2.00), lightly edgeworn, with two shallow losses to crown (none affecting lettering), a few tiny nicks and short tears; Very Good+. Attractive copy of Daly's second hard-boiled novel featuring Vee Brown, his best-known detective after Race Williams. "In Emperor of Evil, he tangles with Vincent van Houton, an apparently respectable member of society who is actually a human devil, the head of the Black Death organization, and so successful at concealing his identity that the police refuse to believe in his guilt" (Penzler & Steinbrunner, p.116). Scarce in dustjacket, particularly inscribed. Hubin, p.104. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Sketches].

      1937 - 2 sketches; 1 pencil and 1 conte pencil on paper. Mounted. Maxa Nordau was born to a middle class Parisian family. Her father, Max Nordau, was a physician and one of the founders of the International Zionist Organisation together with Theodor Herzl. She became an artist, studying oil painting, acrylic painting and sketching, before first exhibiting her work in 1924 in the official Salon in Strasbourg. During World War II, she left France and moved to the United States, where she displayed her work in several exhibitions in New York. Whilst there she took the opportunity to continue studying painting at the New York City College. When she returned to Paris in 1946, Nordau continued painting and began presenting her work in private galleries. Most of Nordau's paintings are portraits, particularly of women. Nordau travelled many times, and visited Palestine, Egypt, Syria, Greece, Morocco and other countries. The influence from her many journeys to the Middle East and to other Arabic countries is evident in the characters in her paintings. The Orient fascinated Nordau, and she paints the Arab women in her paintings in a very vivid and colourful manner. Nordau wasn't the only artist who had an interest in the Orient. This theme was very common amongst Jewish artists in the beginning of the 20th century, specifically amongst artists from Zionist families who had visited Palestine. Some of this group even left Europe and went to live and work in the growing Jewish state. When Nordau died in 1991, she left a large number of portraits and several illustrations. Although she was indeed French, Maxa Nordau is considered to be a part of what is called the 'School of Paris', a group of non-French artists, who worked in Paris before and during World War II.

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        CHINESE CEREMONIAL PAPER., A Monograph Relating to the Fabrication of Paper and Tin Foil and the Use of Paper in Chinese Rites and Religious Ceremonies.

      Chillicothe: Mountain House Press, 1937. - 8 1/4 x 11 1/4. 3 leaves, photogravure of an elaborate furnace for burning sacred paper, 79, (3) pages (some folding). There are 49 original specimens of Chinese ceremonial paper dating from the 17th c., plus text photogravure and collotype illustrations, and prints in color from old Chinese wood blocks. Bound by Peter Franck (stamp-signed on leather turn-in) in quarter citron morocco, vellum tips, sides printed in a gold and red dragon design from an old woodblock; in paper slipcase (small bump one corner). Bookplate inside front cover, some very slight wear at spine. A fine copy. An extraordinary work, in every respect. Tipped-in are gold & silver spirit papers, mock-money pierced with holes to look like coins, ornamental paper trays, a burning envelope, and many large folding specimens--including four colorful kitchen & gate gods. A series of photogravures shows the Joss papermakers at work. Hunter discusses the history of ceremonial paper and its modern use, Chinese paper goods, and the reverence for calligraphy. No. 19 of 125 numbered and signed copies, printed by Hunter on handmade Shogun paper. Hunter printed side papers in gold and red inks on brown, persimmon juice-dyed Japanese paper; an old Chinese woodblock of a five-clawed dragon (used for ceiling decoration in the Imperial Palace in Peking) is superimposed on an overall "endless world" pattern in red. The illustrations are printed on Hunter's own handmade papers from both the Marlborough and the Lime Rock mills. Baker, By His Own Labor pp. 279-280. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Strictly From Hunger

      Random House, New York 1937 - First edition. Foreword by Robert Benchley. Fine in very good or better dustwrapper with a few tiny nicks and tears and a litttle rubbing, still a superior copy of the author's exceptionally scarce second book, a collection of short pieces including one, "Good News, Bibliophiles!" that has the temerity to make fun of first edition collectors. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        CHINESE BUDDHIST MONASTERIES: Their Plan and its Function as a Setting for Buddh

      - Copenhagen & London 1937, Gads Forlag & Oxford University. 3/4 Vellum spine over green boards, large folio, 29 x 39.5 cm., bright clean solid, 396p., 4 large pocket plans, index chronology,365 fine full page photos. !RARE! FIRST EDITION A STUNNING PHOTOGRAPHIC ESSAY: A major illustrated reference and scholarly resource for Buddhist: monasteries, priests, architecture, ritual objects, altars, statues and sculptures. * LAVISHLY ILLUSTRATED: This work contains some 363 plans in color & b.w., many maps, priests, robes & costumes, Chinese character footnotes text in English, with some in both English and Chinese, hermits, some shown with primitive but highly effective martial arts for self-defense, monks &c. Wonderful rural settings for many temples, with superbly designed gardens, cremation ovens, funeral rites, monk students, pilgrims accommodations &c. * This work covers the typical Buddhist monastery & building history, layout, central axis, lateral groups, Hui Chu Ssu, Pao Hua Shan, Kiangasu. Ordination unit, its ceremonies and its development, monk's offices & daily life in the monasteries. A magnificent work, loaded with fine collotype photos and a profusion of color sketches. * RARITY: This 1937 FIRST EDITION seldom comes to market in "collector's condition" and complete with all pages, plates, photographs and charts. * Due to its highly esoteric nature, deluxe printing & binding it was likely done in a small, Limited Number of copies. It has and always will be exceptionally R A R E ! * Considered a scholarly and reliable work on the subject with detailed architectural drawings & stunning photographic illustrations. * THE AUTHOR: Prip-Moller [1889-1943] first came to China in 1921, and after studying Chinese in Peking worked in Mukden [Manchuria], as a consulting architect. The present work is the result of extensive researches undertaken between 1929 and 1933 and was first published in Copenhagen in 1937. * THE FIRST EDITION: The First Edition has always been the most desirable and Deluxe edition of the book. The reprints do not compare with the lovely typography, paper and meticulous binding of this edition ! * BINDING: The original First Edition was bound in genuine white vellum spine with gold lettering, and four matching vellum corners. The balance of the book was bound in heavy green boards, which are easily rubbed. Our copy is in "collector's condition" with no major rubbing, a few nearly invisible scuffs to the covers, else a sharp clean and lovely copy of a very RARE EDITION of this title. *

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

      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,

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        TOURIST LIBRARY: A Complete Set of Forty [40] Volumes. [Individually Bound in Or

      - [Tokyo 1937-42].Stiff wrs.,color paste-on, many color & b.w. plates, complete set 40 vols.,a few minor blemishes, several in glassine dj., 3 vols. re-backed, else as publisher issued a nice set,mixed dates,all solid & firm copies.40 VOLUME SET *** *** *** . . A SUPERB COMPLETE SET OF 40 INDIVIDUAL MONOGRAPHS . . . ON ALL ASPECTS OF JAPAN, ART & CULTURE . . . EXCELLENT PRIMARY RESOURCE BY LEADING SCHOLARS & EXPERTS . . . A FASCINATING PRE-WAR SET PUBLISHED FROM 1934-1942 . . . COMPLETE AS ISSUED, EACH UNIFORMLY BOUND . . *** THE SUBJECT & THE SET: This set was published by the Board of Tourist Industry, under the sponsorship of the Japanese Government Railways system. . The Japanese government, in an effort to attract foreign visitors to come to and tour Japan, serially produced this group of exceptionally scholarly, accurate and beautifully illustrated monographs. The government sought out the leading exponents and eminent scholars to introduce all aspects of Japanese art, culture, history, customs and traditions to the western world. The results were an impressive success in publishing nicely illustrated, uniform size volumes, each with a color illustration pasted on to the front cover. . The complete set consists of 40 separates monographs [each on a specific subject], all issued prior to WWII, the last five volumes were issued at the start of WWWII in 1941-1942. . Many of these eminent scholars & authors continued to write more exhaustive works on their specialty subjects after the war. . *** NOTE ON THE ROMANIZATION OF PRE-WORLDWAR II JAPANESE: Note the Romanization of Japanese in the 1930's. In an effort to avoid 'western culture' during the pre-World War II period, Japan abandoned the "Hepburn" method of Romanization of Japanese, in favor of a 'native' method which turned out to be very difficult for westerners to read. After the war, Japanese returned to the 'standard' way to Romanize. The below names are spelled in the old [strange] way. . *** THE COMPLETE LIST OF ALL TITLES & AUTHORS: This set is seldom found complete. . 1. TEA CULT OF JAPAN. Yasunosuke Fukukita 2. JAPANESE NOH PLAYS. Toyoichiro Nogami 3. SAKURA [Japanese Cherry]. Manabu Miyosi 4. JAPANESE GARDENS. Matsunosuke Tatsui 5. HIROSHIGE & JAPANESE LANDSCAPES. Yone Noguchi 6. JAPANESE DRAMA. [Yoshio Yoshikawa] 7. JAPANESE ARCHITECTURE. Hideto Kisida 8. WHAT IS SHINTO? Genchi Kato 9. CASTLES IN JAPAN. Orui & M. Toba 10. HOT SPRINGS. Koichi Fujinami 11. FLORAL ART. Issotei Nishikawa 12. CHILDREN'S DAY. Tamotsu Iwado 13. KIMONO. Kenichi Kawakatsu 14. FOOD. Kaneko Tezuka 15. MUSIC. Katsumi Sunaga 16. ZYUDO [ZYUZYUTU] [JUDO & JUJUTSU]. Jigoro Kano 17. FAMILY LIFE. Shunkichi Akimoto 18. SCENERY. T. Tamura 19. EDUCATION. K. Yoshida & T. Kaigo 20. FLORAL CALENDAR. T. Makino & Genziro Oka 21. BUDDHISM. Daitsetz[u] Teitaro Suzuki 22. ODORI [Dance]. Kasyo Matida 23. KABUKI DRAMA. Syutaro Miyake 24. JAPANESE WOOD-BLOCK PRINTS. S. Huzikake 25. HISTORY. Koya Nakamura 26. FOLK-TOYS. Tekiho Nisizawa 27. GAME OF "GO". Fukumensi Mihori 28. COIFFURE. R. Saito 29. SCULPTURE. Seiroku Noma 30. POSTAGE STAMPS. Yokiti Yamamoto 31. ANCIENT ARMOUR. Hatiro Yamagami 32. ANGLING. Meizi Matuzki 33. PROVERBS. Otoo Huzii 34. SUMO. Kozo Hikoyama 35. BIRDS. Prince Nobusuke Takatukasa 36. AINU LIFE & LEGEND. Kyosuke Kindaiti 37. FAMILY CRESTS. Yuzuru Okada 38. INDUSTRIAL ARTS. Seiti Okuda 39. HAND-MADE PAPERS OF JAPAN [With sample papers tipped in] . by Bunsyo Zyugaku 40. NATIONAL CHARACTER. Nyozekan Hasegawa . A complete list of all titles are often found inside the first fly leaf; earlier numbers show less than later numbers, which show a full list of the titles of all 40 titles. . *** UNIFORM FORMAT: Uniform format and size: 12.8 x 18.2 cm., some had slightly larger covers, the contents remains about the same size in each volume. Each volume is nicely translated into English. . *** ILLUSTRATIONS: COLOR WITH BLACK & WHITE: Each book has a color front cover printed illustration tipped down. T

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        Verve: An Artistic and Literary Quarterly Volume 1, Number 1, December 1937

      Paris: Verve, 1937. First edition. Softcover. Volume One Number One. Text in English with contributions by Andre Gide, Georges Bataille,John Dos Passos, Frederico Garcia Lorca and others. Includes the Four Elements series with color lithographs by Fernand Leger, Joan Miro, Abraham Rattner and Francesco Bores. Includes numerous black and white images after works by Man Ray, Brassai, Blumenfeld and others Also includes articles on Matisse and Maillol. A very near fine copy in Matisse illustrated wrappers with some very slight soiling and internally a fresh and clean copy. Includes the gold distribution label on the title page as issued. In an about very good slipcase that has some small chips, breaks and wear. Still, a much nicer than usual copy.

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        Bagatelles pour un Massacre [ Edition originale ]

      Un des 400 exemplaires sur alfa numérotés (n°275), 1 vol. in-8 reliure de l'époque demi-basane rouge, dos à 4 nerfs doubles, couv. conservée (premier plat seul), Les Editions Denoël, Paris, s.d. [ 1937 ], 379 pp. et 1 f. Exemplaire de l'édition originale sur papier alfa numéroté, en reliure du temps. Etat très satisfaisant (reliure un peu frottée, lég. rouss.) Français

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        Bauernkrieg. Orig.-Lithographie auf Lithopapier.

      Zürich, Fretz 1937 - 58 x 45 cm, Min knickspurig, tadell. Im Stein monogram. u. datiert. [Laut Auskunft des Baumberger- Spezialisten Arnold Erni handelt es sich eigentlich um Zinkographien die sich von Lithographien fast nicht unterscheiden lassen. Die Auflagen waren in jedem Fall gering vielleicht 20 Stück]- Baumberger, Otto (1889 - 1961). Grafiker, Bühnenbildner, Maler, Zeichner und Illustrator. Vertreter des Schweizerischen Expressionismus. Erneuerer der Plakatkunst. Professor an der ETH Zürich. Nach den üblichen Schulen und einer Jugend in kleinbürgerlichen Verhältnissen in Zürich-Altstetten bricht Otto Baumberger eine Textilzeichnerlehre und Ausbildung zum Lithografen in einem Zürcher Handwerksbetrieb vorzeitig ab. 1908?1911 Studienaufenthalte in München an der Staatlichen Kunstgewerbeschule und Königl.-Bayerischen Akademie für Bildende Künste, anschliessend in Berlin, London und Paris, wo er die Akademien Colarossi und Grande Chaumière besucht. 1910 erste Teilnahme an einer Ausstellung der Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft. 1911 Lithograf an der Grafischen Anstalt J. E. Wolfensberger, Zürich. 1912 Heirat mit Hanni Manz, 1918 Geburt der Tochter Gertrud, im selben Jahr Trennung. 1913 erneute Reise nach Paris, Auseinandersetzung mit Expressionismus und Kubismus. Nach Ausbruch des Ersten Weltkriegs Rückkehr in die Schweiz. 1920 Reise nach Berlin, durch Empfehlung von Max Reinhardt Engagement als Bühnenbildner am Deutschen Theater (1920 Urfaust, Regie Max Reinhardt); eine Daueranstellung schlägt Baumberger aus. 1922 Hilfslehrer an der Kunstgewerbeschule Zürich. In der Folge breites Betätigungsfeld: intensive Plakatproduktion für verschiedene Kunden, Buchillustrationen, Briefmarken, Wandmalereien, Mitarbeiter beim Nebelspalter und am Zürcher Stadttheater, wo er unter anderem 1923 die Bühnenbilder für Hoffmanns Erzählungen von Jacques Offenbach sowie 1933 für Lohengrin von Richard Wagner baut. 1927 Heirat mit der Grafikerin Johanna Pulver, 1929 Geburt von Sohn Rudolf Caspar. 1929 erneute Reise nach Paris zusammen mit Oscar Lüthy und Walter Kern, Auseinandersetzung mit der abstrakten Malerei. Auf Anregung von Otto Salvisberg erhält Baumberger 1932 einen Lehrauftrag an der Architektur-Abteilung der ETH Zürich für das neue Fach Beziehung der Farbe zu Bau und Raum und wird 1947 zum ausserordentlichen Professor ernannt. Ab 1935 intensive Auseinandersetzung mit der Anthroposophie. Mitarbeit an der Schweizerischen Landesausstellung 1939 in Zürich: Wandbild mit Darstellungen aus der Schweizer Geschichte in der Abteilung Heimat und Volk sowie Bilder in der blauen Ehrenhalle. Ab 1943 neben grossen Erfolgen als Plakatgestalter vermehrt Auseinandersetzung mit christlichen Themen sowie der Weltliteratur (Faust, Divina Commedia, Don Quijote, Simplicius Simplicissimus, Ulenspiegel, Wilhelm Tell, Grimms Märchen) in Illustrationen und Malerei. 1949 Ausstellung zum 60. Geburtstag im Kunsthaus Zürich, die alle Sparten seines Schaffens vereint. 1959 Ausstellung in der Graphischen Sammlung der ETH. Im Alter von 72 Jahren stirbt Otto Baumberger in seinem Heim in Weiningen.Werkwürdigung:Die Wertschätzung, die dem Grafiker, vor allem dem Plakatgestalter, Otto Baumberger entgegengebracht wird, hat sein malerisches Schaffen in den Hintergrund gedrängt. In beiden Disziplinen lässt sich keine geradlinige Entwicklung feststellen; ein Nebeneinander von verschiedenen Stilen ist für Baumbergers Werk kennzeichnend. Dies hat die Literatur zum Teil als Problem, zum Teil aber auch als Ausdruck von grossem handwerklichen Können beurteilt. Zu Beginn seiner künstlerischen Arbeit ist Baumberger in erster Linie dem Expressionismus verpflichtet. In den grafischen Blättern mit gesellschaftskritischen Themen nähert er sich inhaltlich wie stilistisch George Grosz und Otto Dix an. Zusammen mit Fritz Pauli, Otto Morach, Hermann Huber und Ignaz Epper gehört Baumberger zu den wichtigsten Vertretern des Expressionismus in der Schweiz. Baumbergers Grafik und Plakate stehen ab 1910 hauptsächlich in der Trad [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Georgica. Les Géorgiques de Virgile. Texte latin et version française de l'Abbé Jacques Delille, gravures sur bois d'Aristide Maillol. [2 Bde.].

      4 (33 x 25 cm), 5 Bl., 174 S., 4 Bl. 4 Bl., 154 S., 3 Bl., insgesamt 122 Orig.-Holzschnitten (einschl. Wiederholungen, Vignetten und Initialen)., Lose Bogen (Bütten) in Umschlag in HPerg.-Mappe in Schmuckschuber., Umschlag u. einige wenige Blätter etwas stockfleckig, insgesamt gutes Exemplar. Nr. 510 von 750 Exemplaren der Normalausgabe. Le projet debuta en 1937 et les derniers bois furent graves peu de temps avant la mort de Maillol en 1944. (Monod, 11339). Französisch-lateinischer Paralleldruck.

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        MARIO CARLI

      NOVISSIMA, 1937. ITALIANO 0,35 Alla prima bianca dedica con autografo di Mario Dessy, brossura editoriale morbida, rossa con vari titoli ed autori in bianco e nero, con sottile fioritura, alcuni aloni e con strappi ai bordi ed al dorso, foto in nero del protagonista all'antiporta, pagine con sporadica fioritura e traccia di umidità. Numerose testimonianze tra cui G.Bottai, F.T.Marinetti, M.Bontempelli, P.Bolzon ed altri USATO

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        Bug Eye

      Farrar & Rinehart, New York 1937 - First edition. A worn copy with a tape repair to the binding and dampstaining to the leading edges of both the front and back boards, internally the book is about fine, in near fine dustwrapper with a couple of small nicks and tears at the extremities. The jacket was almost certainly "married" to the book at some point, although not during our stewardship. Why do we have it you ask? Because this copy is very nicely Inscribed by the author to his parents: "To my dear Mother and Father -- Alan." Prospectors Bug Eye and Hank embark on a series of adventures. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Les Mains libres. Dessins de Man Ray Illustrés par les poèmes de Paul Eluard.

      (Jeanne Bucher), 1937. In-4 pleine reliure box, large bande façon lézard au premier plat, velour en garde et contreplat, couvertures illustrées et dos conservés (petite humidité angulaire), tête dorée, doublure et étui bordé (reliure signée L. Poron), 208 pp. 66 dessins à l'encre de chine en regard des poèmes de Paul Eluard. Bel exemplaire. Edition originale. Tiré à 675 ex. num., celui-ci sur vergé. Envoi manususcrit de Paul Eluard au faux titre. Eluard a composé ses poèmes. à partir des dessins réalisés par Man Ray en 1936-37 alors qu'il voyage dans le Sud de la France et en Cornouailles.

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        Le Livre de la Jungle. Le Second livre de la jungle. Illustré de dessins en couleurs d'André COLLOT gravés sur bois par Jean Vital Prost.?

      Georges Briffaut, 1937. 2 volumes in-4, plein maroquin vert décoré à froid et en mosaïque d'une composition de feuilles de palmiers parsemés d'or, tête dorée, roulettes en contreplats, couvertures et dos conservés (reliure signée Maxime Masure), étui bordé, 210- 270 pp. 75 illustrations gravées sur bois et rehaussées en couleurs. Dos passé, charnières et coiffes un peu frottés. Chacun, un des 25 de tête sur Japon impérial contenant une suite des bois en deux tons et un dessin original, en sus deux épreuves d'artistes, la première : épreuve unique refusée en trois état, la seconde en deux état, signés. Traduction de Louis Fabulet et Robert d'Humières.? Chacun, un des 25 de tête sur Japon impérial contenant une suite des bois en deux tons et un dessin original, en sus deux épreuves d'artistes, la première : épreuve unique refusée en trois état, la seconde en deux état, signés. Traduction de Louis Fabulet et Robert d'Humières.?

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        Star Maker (First Issue, In Partial First Issue Dj)

      London: Methuen, 1937 - First impression, first issue, (Satty & Smith A7.1.1.1), one of 2513 copies. Blue cloth with red lettering on spine, near fine. With front panel and front flap (only) of the first issue (priced 8s 6p) white dust jacket with wear, some even dust soiling at edges; the spine and back panel and back flap are supplied in fine color facsimile. A major work, but later remaindered, and scarce in any jacket in the first edition, particularly the first issue (with price and without the second issue price reduction label). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Sino-Japanese Hostilities 1937

      Shanghai: Ah Fong Photography, [1937] - Vintage Photographs of the Bombing of SHANGHAI (Sino-Japanese War).  AH FONG:  The Sino-Japanese Hostilities 1937. Shanghai.    Photo by Ah Fong, 819 Nanking Road, Shanghai, [1937].     Album of 110 original gelatin silver prints, two in a panoramic format (2 x 7-1/2 inches, 4.7 x 19 cm), the remainder 2-1/4 x 3-1/2 inches (5.5 x 8.3 cm), a few titled in the negative, five images (including one panorama) toned red to represent Chapei district burning at night, all prints numbered on mounts according to a printed index with captions tipped in at front.  Oblong 8vo, [47] pp. with tissue guards between facing images; black paper boards with black cord tie (corners a litlte rubbed), the upper cover stamped in silver illustrating a city skyline ravaged by Japanese aircraft dropping bombs and tanks crashing into buildings, with a warship seen in the far background. Following the Mukden (or Manchurian) Incident in September 1931 when the Japanese invaded the north-eastern part of China, a boycott was declared on all Japanese products.  The Japanese responded with the landing of 70,000 troops in Shanghai in January 1932.  Following years of skirmishes and localized incidents, full-scale war broke out in August 1937.  By October the Japanese claimed major victories after heavy fighting, their army being better equipped, supported by naval and aerial bombardment. This detailed record includes evocative images of the Royal Navy, United States, Russian, Japanese and Italian warships; General Chiang Kai-shek and Yeng Jei Ih; refugees fleeing from the ruins of Pei Sing Tsin village; victims and destruction caused by the Cathay Hotel bombing; bomb victims receiving first aid; and the bombing of the Tsun Tsin Training Camp.  The commercial photographer Ah Fong had studios in Shanghai and Weihai. Assembled albums still complete and intact are believed to be quite rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Nestorian Documents and Relics in China

      The Toho bunkwa gakuin: The Academy of oriental culture, Tokyo Institute / The Maruzen Company, 1937. First edition hardcover is very good with shelfwear, foxing inside the covers and lighter foxing/spotting to the pages. The mylar protected dust jacket is very good with rubbing, edgewear (including small tears) and some foxed or darkened areas. A nice example of a very scarce book.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

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        Star Maker (First Issue, In Partial First Issue Dj)

      London: Methuen,, 1937. First Edition, First Impression . Blue Cloth. Near Fine Book/Partial Dustjacket. First impression, first issue, (Satty & Smith A7.1.1.1), one of 2513 copies. Blue cloth with red lettering on spine, near fine. With front panel and front flap (only) of the first issue (priced 8s 6p) white dust jacket with wear, some even dust soiling at edges; the spine and back panel and back flap are supplied in fine color facsimile. A major work, but later remaindered, and scarce in any jacket in the first edition, particularly the first issue (with price and without the second issue price reduction label).

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        Admiral Togo, A Memoir

      Tokyo: Togo Gensui Publishing Society, 1937. Hardcover. Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 432 p. Marshall-Admiral Marquis Togo Heihachiro (1848-1934) was a gensui (or admiral) of the fleet in the Imperial Japanese Navy and one of Japan's greatest naval heroes. He was termed by Western journalists as "the Nelson of the East", after Horatio Nelson, the British admiral who defeated the French and Spanish at Trafalgar. Born into a samurai family, Togo enrolled in the Japanese navy at the age of 16; he subsequently studied naval science in England for seven years, during which time he circumnagivated the world, returning to Japan in 1878. Serving again in the Imperial Japanese Navy, he rose to fame through skill and daring, eventually earning honors never bestowed on anyone outside of the Imperial family. It is interesting that he kept his journals in English, and was made a Member of the British Order of Merit by King Edward VII in 1906. Published three years after his death, this book is an homage to Togo by artists, politicians and even the Imperial family, both from Japan as well as other countries. ***DESCRIPTION: Silver and black marbled paper boards with gilt decorations and lettering on front, back, and spine; title on the cover of the book is "Admiral Togo, The Hero of the World, A Memoir", top edge gilt, plain endpapers, tissue guard over title page. Entire book is printed in English. Title page is followed by: 21 color prints by various Japanese artists of mostly nature, a portrait of the Admiral, and some battle scenes; 8 Autographical Tributes from Celebrities (in Japanese) on two plates; a section (ca. 30 pages) of black and white vintage photographs of the Admiral in various settings, at various ages, as well as scenes of his state funeral and resting place; an Introduction by Count Y. Yanagisawa; a Foreword by Dr. Kazutoshi Uyeda; the Table of Contents (where pagination begins); followed by 347 pages of text about his life including a Chronological Sketch and a final section of eulogies by the Emperor and notables both at home and abroad. Final page is a colophon that states this is "A Revised and Enlarged Edition" published on April 1, 1937. Pagination: (i-lxxx), 1-4, 1-347, (348). The dust jacket is of very heavy paper stock, dark gold in color with all printing in dark green, decoration on the front of an eagle which mirrors the front of the book; the jacket is not clipped although no price is printed. ***CONDITION: The book is overall in very good++ condition; the text block is strong and square, the hinges are solid, the interior is clean and bright, the volume is entirely free of prior owner markings. There is some overall edgewear particularly to the foot of the spine, and the fore- and bottom edges of the text block are foxed. The tissue guards over the prints are all present, the guard over the title page shows some wear. The unclipped dust jacket is also very good++, there are a few closed tears, the longest approximately one and a half inches where the back panel meets the rear flap at the top and some wear to the head and tail of the spine; there is also the remnants of an inked name written at the bottom of the front of the jacket, and the first name has been blotted. ***POSTAGE: Please note that this is an extremely large and heavy book, and the standard postage will not be sufficient, additional postage will apply. We are happy to ship at cost to both domestic and international orders, please contact seller for additional information. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.

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

      Tip. delle Belle Arti,, Roma, 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tag der deutschen Kunst

      Diessen, Raumbild-Verlag Schönstein, 1937, Gebundene Ausgabe, Ganzleineneinband, 100 Bilder, mit Brille, Einband stärker fingerfleckig, Prägung abgeblättert, Schrift anscheinend mit Stift nachgezogen, Brillenfach gebrochen, Seiten und Bilder aber gut, Zustand 3 (P82) (P82)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht - Preis inkl. MwSt.]
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        To the Memory of Edward Thomas

      Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait by Robin Guthrie, and two engravings and other illustrations and decorations by James Guthrie. First edition. 4to., original deep red cloth, blocked in gilt on front cover, uncut, dust jacket. Flansham, The Pear Tree Press.

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.]
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        THE PUZZLE OF THE BLUE BANDERILLA: A HILDEGARDE WITHERS STORY

      Garden City, New York: Published For The Crime Club, Inc. By Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1937. First edition. Near fine in a very good plus dust jacket, light shelf wear to spine ends, tiny 'v' chip at lower left corner at fold, spine panel a little soiled. Uncommon in dust jacket. (7573). Octavo, cloth. A Hildegarde Withers mystery.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Despair.

      John Long, London., 1937. First English edition. The U.S. edition didn't appear for another 29 years. Translated by the author. Octavo. 287 pages. 24-page publisher's catalogue at rear.Edges faintly spotted. Slightly rubbing to head and tail of spine. Very good. No dustwrapper.

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        Admiral Togo, A Memoir

      Tokyo: Togo Gensui Publishing Society, 1937. Hardcover. Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 432 p. Marshall-Admiral Marquis Togo Heihachiro (1848-1934) was a gensui (or admiral) of the fleet in the Imperial Japanese Navy and one of Japan's greatest naval heroes. He was termed by Western journalists as "the Nelson of the East", after Horatio Nelson, the British admiral who defeated the French and Spanish at Trafalgar. Born into a samurai family, Togo enrolled in the Japanese navy at the age of 16; he subsequently studied naval science in England for seven years, during which time he circumnagivated the world, returning to Japan in 1878. Serving again in the Imperial Japanese Navy, he rose to fame through skill and daring, eventually earning honors never bestowed on anyone outside of the Imperial family. It is interesting that he kept his journals in English, and was made a Member of the British Order of Merit by King Edward VII in 1906. Published three years after his death, this book is an homage to Togo by artists, politicians and even the Imperial family, both from Japan as well as other countries.***DESCRIPTION: Silver and black marbled paper boards with gilt decorations and lettering on front, back, and spine; title on the cover of the book is "Admiral Togo, The Hero of the World, A Memoir", top edge gilt, plain endpapers, tissue guard over title page. Entire book is printed in English. Title page is followed by: 21 color prints by various Japanese artists of mostly nature, a portrait of the Admiral, and some battle scenes; 8 Autographical Tributes from Celebrities (in Japanese) on two plates; a section (ca. 30 pages) of black and white vintage photographs of the Admiral in various settings, at various ages, as well as scenes of his state funeral and resting place; an Introduction by Count Y. Yanagisawa; a Foreword by Dr. Kazutoshi Uyeda; the Table of Contents (where pagination begins); followed by 347 pages of text about his life including a Chronological Sketch and a final section of eulogies by the Emperor and notables both at home and abroad. Final page is a colophon that states this is "A Revised and Enlarged Edition" published on April 1, 1937. Pagination: (i-lxxx), 1-4, 1-347, (348). The dust jacket is of very heavy paper stock, dark gold in color with all printing in dark green, decoration on the front of an eagle which mirrors the front of the book; the jacket is not clipped although no price is printed.***CONDITION: The book is overall in very good++ condition; the text block is strong and square, the hinges are solid, the interior is clean and bright, the volume is entirely free of prior owner markings. There is some overall edgewear particularly to the foot of the spine, and the fore- and bottom edges of the text block are foxed. The tissue guards over the prints are all present, the guard over the title page shows some wear. The unclipped dust jacket is also very good++, there are a few closed tears, the longest approximately one and a half inches where the back panel meets the rear flap at the top and some wear to the head and tail of the spine; there is also the remnants of an inked name written at the bottom of the front of the jacket, and the first name has been blotted.***POSTAGE: Please note that this is an extremely large and heavy book, and the standard postage will not be sufficient, additional postage will apply. We are happy to ship at cost to both domestic and international orders, please contact seller for additional information.***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.

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        Almanacco antiletterario Bompiani 1937 -XV

      Bompiani. Numerose illustrazioni e foto in bianco e nero. Scritti tra gli altri di Enrico Sacchietti, Emilio Radius, Silvio Negro, Orio Vergani, Giuseppe Marotta, Achille Campanile. Vittorio Metz, Luigi Barzini, Leonardo Borgese. Contiene il testo di Bruno Munari "Udite! Udite!",  tra le pagine 65 e 80, illustrato con montaggi fotografici in bianco e nero e fustellature. . 4to. pp. 220. . Molto buono (Very Good). . Prima edizione (First Edition). . "Per l'Almanacco antiLetterario del 1937, Bruno Munari curò il montaggio fotografico dell'inserto intitolato "Udite! Udite!", composto da didascalie tratte da frasi di Mussolini inserite dentro pagine bucate "a cannocchiale" e puntate sul volto del Duce, così che non si perdesse mai di vista durante la lettura il "fiero" profilo dell'oratore. Munari spiegò come in quella trovata grafica vi fosse una velata ironia: la retorica del discorso mussoliniano veniva per lo meno depotenziata, se non implicitamente irrisa, da quel contesto grafico."

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Marini]
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        A Catalogue of the African Hesperiidae / A Catalogue of the Hesperiidae from Europe, Asia and Australia / A Catalouge of the American Hesperiidae, Pt 1-4 … in the British Musuem (Natural History)

      London: BM(NH), 1937-1955. xii, 212; xix, 502; x, 92; v, 178; v, 246; v, 499, 83 plates (18 col), 88 plates line drawings. 8vo. HB. Uniformly bound in 4 vols, qtr morocco, raised bands to spines, marbled endpapers/boards; speckled edges. Fine craft binding by 'M.M.' (Monique Macaux).. Complete set of this scarce catalogue of World Hesperiidae: Africa (1937), Europe/Asia/Australia (1949), America, 4 vols (1951-55).

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        Out of Africa

      Putnam 1937 - This is the first edition first impression published by Putnam in 1937. A poignant farewell to her beloved farm in Kenya, Out of Africa describes her strong friendships with the people of her area, her affection for the landscape and animals, and great love for the adventurer Denys Finch-Hatton. Written with astonishing clarity and an unsentimental intelligence, Out of Africa portrays a way of life that has disappeared for ever. The book is in FINE condition with no foxing or previous owners ink. The book has been rebound in the most beautiful half morocco binding with marbled boards. It is an exceptionally attractive copy. Inside the pages are clean with no foxing and no marks. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autograph Letter, Signed [with] 6" x 8" Black-and-White Photograph

      1937. A Warm Thank-You Note from Cardozo to the Wife of a Notable New York Judge Cardozo, Benjamin N. [1870-1938]. [Seabury, Mrs. Samuel (Richey, Maude) (d. 1952)]. [Autograph Letter, Signed, To Seabury On Personal Letterhead, March 1, 1928]. Single sheet folded to form two 6-1/2" x 4-1/2" leaves and 5" x 3" transmittal envelope. Horizontal fold line to letter, light soiling and vertical fold line to envelope, which is missing flap, otherwise fine. [With] Cardozo, Benjamin N. [6-1/2" x 8-1/2" Black-and-White Photograph of Cardozo]. [New York: Acme News Agency, October 11, 1937]. Light wear to edges, crop marks and minor retouching to image, stamps, annotation and caption to verso. $500. * A warm thank-you note to Mrs. Seabury: "It was delightful of you to send those exquisite flowers to my sister. She was greatly pleased. I am sure they did more good for her than many visits from the doctor." Nellie Cardozo suffered a stroke in February 1928. She died in 1929. Benjamin Cardozo was very close to her and they lived together. Samuel Seabury, Maude Richey's husband, was a notable New York judge. He served with Cardozo on the New York State Court of Appeals, when Cardozo was chief judge. He is famous as the head of the Seabury Commission, a large-scale investigation of corruption in New York City's courts and police department that forced Jimmy Walker out of office.

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        To Have and Have Not

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937. Hardcover. Very Good. 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.

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        The Clockwork Twin

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1937. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. Drawings by Kurt Wiese. Corners a little bumped else near fine in an attractive, very good dustwrapper without significant chips or tears, but with a little unprofessional "collaboration" to the front panel drawing (i.e. a little coloring), as well as on the rear panel and rear flap. Freddy the Pig and friends.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        A Long Way From Home

      Lee Furman, New York 1937 - First edition, first issue binding. Octavo. Original yellow textured cloth with intertwined red and orange filaments, and bronze and black foil labels. Slight wear at the spine ends, very good or better in attractive, very good Aaron Douglas-illustrated dustwrapper with some splitting at the front spine fold and small nicks and tears. McKay's recitation of his experiences during his self-enforced exile abroad, published upon his return to Harlem.This is the publisher's file copy, signed by McKay and many of the guests at that dinner and publication party including the creator of the jacket art Aaron Douglas, and his wife, Alta Douglas, author and Civil Rights pioneer Walter White, journalist (and cousin of Chester Himes) Henry Lee Moon, Socialist author Max Eastman, Civil Rights figure Roy Wilkins, author Mary Graham Bonner, Faith Maris Loving, Louis T. Wright, Corinne Wright, Nathan Hale, Alice Thomas, Edna Thomas, Mollie Lewis, New York Times writer, author and music critic Ross Parmenter, author Vincent McHugh, Ted and Miriam Poston, Civil Rights pioneer Hubert T. Delany, and about 35 others.According to Wayne F. Cooper in Claude McKay, Rebel Sojourner in the Harlem Renaissance. A Biography: "Despite his self-enforced isolation, McKay never lacked friends in Harlem, and after completing A Long Way from Home, he began to be more actively involved in the social and intellectual life of the Harlem community. In February his reemergence received a big boost with the appearance of A Long Way from Home. On May 4, 1937, Lee Furman hosted a reception and dinner for McKay at Sardi's for which invitations were extended to many of McKay's friends and acquaintances in Harlem and New York literary circles. After all he had experienced since his return to the United States, his dinner at Sardi's must have been for McKay a sweet triumph. He had dedicated A Long Way from Home 'To My Friends Everywhere', and truly, despite his occasional outbursts of ill-temper and spite, he did appreciate them. They had, he realized, had made it possible for him to continue his literary career."Provenance: from the files of publisher Lee Furman / Sheridan House. An important copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Star Maker (First Issue In Second Issue Dust Jacket)

      London: Methuen,, 1937. First Edition, First Impression 1st Printing. Blue Cloth. Very Good Book/Good Dustjacket. First impression, first issue, (Satty & Smith A7.1.1.1), one of 2513 copies. Blue cloth with red lettering on spine. With the second issue dust jacket, identical to first issue [printed price 3 shillings six pence on the flap], with the publisher's 4 shilling price sticker over the price on the flap.

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        The Ace of Knaves

      Hodder and Stoughton, 1937. Hardcover. Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by Hodder and Stoughton in 1937. A very good+ book without inscriptions. Some rubbing. In a very good unclipped wrapper with some light chipping to the spine and extremities.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Murder in the Mews

      Collins, 1937. Hardcover. Good. A first edition, first printing published by Collins in 1937 A good copy, gently worn with black lettering of titles to the sunned spine; tight and square; corners and spine-ends lightly bumped; internally very clean, with single contemporary ownership details - exotically resident in Italy - from a month after publication.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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