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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]

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        Star Maker (First Issue In Second Issue Dust Jacket)

      London: Methuen, 1937 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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.

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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.

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

      London: Methuen, 1937, 1937. First Edition 1st Printing. Blue Cloth. Near Fine Book/Very Good. First Edition, First Impression, First Issue, (Satty & Smith A7.1.1.1), One Of 2513 Copies. First Binding Of Blue Cloth With Red Lettering On Spine, Near Fine. Bookplate Of Adrian Homer Goldstone On Front Pastedown. In A Complete Original White Dust Jacket With Wear, Some Even Dust Soiling At Edges And Spine, Edge Wear Including A 3/16" Loss Of Paper Across The Top Of The Spine (Not Affecting Any Lettering), A 1" Closed Tear Along The Spine Fold, And A Few Very Small Chips At The Corners. Not Price Clipped [3S6p]. A Major Work. Quite Rare In Unclipped, Priced, Unaltered, Unrestored First Issue Jacket (And Without The 1" X 3/4", 4 Shilling Price Reduction Label Which Was Affixed Over The Printed Price In The Second Printing In 1938).

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        THE MAN WHO DIDN'T EXIST

      New York: William Morrow & Company, 1937. First edition. Light rubbing to cloth, a very good copy in a very good dust jacket with light shelf wear to edges with some rubs to spine ends and corner tips, some light abrasions at verso of spine panel with several small pin pricks, some stress creases front flap fold, a few tiny chips to upper rear panel. (11603). Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-276 [277-280: blank], original black cloth, front and spine stamped in red, top edge stained red, fore-edge rough cut. The author's third mystery novel. Features newspaperman Robin Bishop. "Between 1936 and 1946, Homes published 12 detective and suspense novels set primarily in the valleys and foothills of north-central California. Each is distinguished by clever plotting, semi-hard-boiled realism, fast-paced action, witty and remarkably good dialogue, and some of the finest and most vivid descriptive passages in mystery fiction."- Pederson (ed.): St. James Guide To Crime and Mystery Writers (4th ed.), p 533.

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        Back to the Stone Age

      Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. 1937 - Stated First Edition in blue pebbled boards with orange lettering on spine and cover, with red top stain, in bright original smooth laminated dust jacket. Seven B&W plates. Pages slightly yellowed. No writing in book. Mild wear to top & bottom edges of dust jacket, and a 1/4" tear at lower tip of front panel. (w) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        SEVEN WORLDS TO CONQUER [BACK TO THE STONE AGE] in ARGOSY [complete in six issues]

      New York: The Frank A. Munsey, Company, 1937. The first issue (Jan. 9) has creasing and soiling to cover, some soiling to several text pages, an about very good copy, the second issue has a chip to the lower right front cover and is missing the back cover, about very good, issues three through five are near fine to fine bright attractive copies, the last issue is very good to nearly fine, paper loss along the spine. (20860). Octavo, six issues, cover illustration for the January 9 issue by Emmett Watson, pictorial wrappers. Pulp magazine. Complete six part serial "Seven Worlds to Conquer." This first issue of the serial includes a foreword that was not included in the subsequent book publication, which was titled BACK TO THE STONE AGE. A Pellucidar adventure. Zeuscher, Edgar Rice Burroughs: The Bibliography, pp. 19-20.

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        Of Mice and Men

      Covici-Friede, New York 1937 - New York: Covici-Friede. 1937. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Good. First edition, first printing. Original light brown cloth stamped in black and brown, in original vintage jacket. First issue of the first printing, with "pendula" on page 9, and bullet between 8's on page 88; top edges not stained. The jacket is price-clipped and has some darkening, minor nicks and wear to edges; the binding has some soiling and spotting; some spotting to edges and endpapers; rear endpaper removed). Goldstone & Payne A7a - one of only 2500 copies printed. This copy has one variant - the top edge was not stained (unrecorded in Goldstone & Payne). Basis of the 1939 film, directed by Lewis Milestone, starring Burgess Meredith and Lon Chaney, Jr.; and the 1992 remake, directed by Gary Sinise, starring Sinise, John Malkovich and Ray Walston. 186 pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        National Socialism Now

      First edition. 8vo., original printed card wrappers, housed in a folding box. London, National Socialist League.

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        I Knew Hitler: The Story of a Nazi Who Escaped The Blood Purge

      Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937, Hardcover, Book Condition: Fair, First American Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall, xiv, (2), 814pp. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "His revelations regarding the rulers of the Third Reich are by a wide margin the most remarkable which have thus far appeared in print. At once a breathless story of adventure and a political document of prime importance." - N.Y, Herald Tribune. Narrow opening in binding after half-title page. Soiling to front free endpaper. Above-average but not excessive wear. Includes replica dust jacket. Copyright page states 1937 while title page states 1938. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper are dated 1937, thus we belive this to be a first American edition copy. Kehr & Langmaid 1109.

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        Daphnis et Chloé. [Version d'Amyot revue et complétée par P.-L. Courier. Bois originaux d'Aristide Maillol].

      S.l. [ Paris, Les Frères Gonin] 1937, en feuilles, couv. imp., étui, sous emboîtage. - in-8 de (4)-217-(4) pp. ; La couverture porte : Les pastorales de Longus ou Daphnis & Chloé. Version d'Amyot revue et complétée par P.-L. Courier. Bois originax d'Aristide Maillol.Tiré à 500 exemplaires sur papier Maillol.Illustré de 47 bois originaux.

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        DIE ORGANIFATION DER NSDAP (1937 EDITION)

      Der Reichsorganifationsleiter Der NSDAP 1937 - *RARE* This copy was printed in 1937. Written in German. Illustrations throughout of the uniforms, flags, metals, banners, insignia, standards. Detailed description on the organization of the Nazi Party. Books like this are very hard to come by as most were destroyed after WWII. This is in very good condition. The binding is coming apart a bit at the front and back pages. Also has a stamp of the previous owner's name on the front page. Book will be shipped in protective material, etc. Insurance for total cost of book will be included (no cost to buyer), plus signature confirmation to most addresses within the United States through USPS. If you want special shipping services let us know and we will send you an invoice with the price difference included. LOOK AT OUR REAL PICTURES: YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED! WE ONLY USE REAL PHOTOGRAPHS FOR EACH BOOK THAT WE SELL! BEWARE OF OTHERS WHO USE SO-CALLED "stock images." When you buy from Lawson & Eicksteadt Enterprises what you see in the photographs is what will be shipped to your address! DO NOT SETTLE FOR A LOWER STANDARD WHEN IT COMES TO YOUR BOOK COLLECTION! WE SUPPORT OUR SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN AND WILL GLADLY SHIP TO UNITED STATES APO/FPO/DPO ADDRESSES: additional shipping rates (if any) will be calculated and paid by the buyer. Most orders ship within 24-48 business hours. All orders ship within 3 business days! For large credit card purchases, we suggest calling your credit card company and pre-authorizing the purchase so that your order is not erroneously declined by your credit card company. Be sure to check out our seller page: we have many rare/collector books that will be continuously added to our inventory. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Lettres de mon moulin -

      F. Ferroud 1937 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-8 233 pp. Reliure demi-maroquin fauve à coins. Dos à 4 nerfs sautés orné d'un moulin mosaïque. Tête dorée. Couverture et dos conservés. Reliure signée René AUSSOURD. Intérieur parfait. Édition illustrée de 56 compositions de Pierre Gandon. Parfait état. TIRAGE LIMITE. Un des 45 exemplaires sur Japon impéral, celui-ci le n°3, contenant une aquarelle originale, un tirage à part en teinté et un en couleurs. EXEMPLAIRE UNIQUE enrichi de 12 aquarelles et d'un dessin originaux de Pierre Gandon, de 5 portraits de l'auteur à l'eau-forte, de 9 lettres autographes signées (6 du graveur Georges Beltrand et 2 de l'illustrateur à l'éditeur, une de Soulas) et du spécimen illustré. Les aquarelles à pleine page sur vélin sont reprises dans l'illustration, la plupart sont signées, certaines datées 1938 ou 1937. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Thanks to Doctor Molly

      Stanley Paul 1937 - Pseudonym of S.H. Daukes. 1st edition. Presentation inscription by author (as Sidney Fairway) on front free end paper; internally near VG, but black cloth a little worn at head & foot, with badly worn gilt lettering Used - Good. Good hardback (no dust jacket)

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        ESPERANTO – RACIAL THORIES: SCIENCO KAJ PSEUDOSCIENCO PRI HEREDO KAJ RASO: POPULARA SKIZO [SCIENCE AND PSEUDOSCIENCE ABOUT HERITAGE AND RACE. A POPULAR SKETCH],

      12°, 57 pp., [1] index, original tan wrappers with printed title (Very Good, wrappers slightly dusty with tiny folds and tears). - Paris: Sennacieca Asocio Tutmonda 1937. An uncommon work by a Danish scientist in Esperanto with scientific explanations on the development racial distinctions, was published on the eve of WWII and was opposing racism. - This uncommon short work, published in Esperanto in 1937 in Paris, describes racial distinctions, such as physical appearance and moral standards of different races. The author also gives theories on interracial mixing, and discusses the current situation of Jews in Germany. The author Paul de Neergaard with this work opposed racism. The book was printed two years before the beginning of WWII. The author Paul de Neergaard (1907-1987) was a Danish Esperantist and agronomist, also known as the father of seed pathology. He was a member of Academy for Esperanto, and a professor in Beirut and Mysore. In 1967 he became the first director of the Danish Government Institute of Seed Pathology of Developing Countries. Neergaard was also a member of the Indian National Academy of Sciences, the French Academy of Agriculture, and the New York Explorers Club. He was also vice president of International Science Association of Esperantists and editor of several Esperanto magazines. He was responsible for translation of botanic and agricultural terminology to Esperanto. References: Ulrich Lins, Dangerous Language — Esperanto under Hitler and Stalin 2017, p. 136; Geoffrey Sutton, Concise Encyclopedia of the Original Literature of Esperanto, 2008, pp. 219-220.

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        A Long Way From Home

      New York: Lee Furman, 1937. Very Good/Very Good. First edition, first issue binding. Octavo. Original yellow textured cloth with red and orange filaments, 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, his wife, Alta Douglas, author and Civil Rights pioneer Walter White, journalist (and cousin of Chester Himes) Henry Lee Moon, Socialist and 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. A significant and iconic copy.

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        Sämtliche Werke nach Epochen seines Schaffens (Leinenausgabe): MÜNCHNER AUSGABE [Gebundene Ausgabe] von Karl Richter (Herausgeber), Herbert G. Göpfert (Herausgeber), Norbert Miller (Herausgeber), Gerh

      Die MÜNCHNER AUSGABE bietet - nach den Epochen seines Lebens und Schaffens geordnet - das gesamte dichterische und autobiographische Werk Goethes, sämtliche Schriften zu Literatur, Kunst und Naturwissenschaft, eine breite Auswahl aus den amtlichen Schriften, die Briefwechsel mit Schiller und Carl Friedrich Zelter sowie die Gespräche mit Eckermann. Jeweils ein Band vereint (bei Bearf in mehreren Teilbänden), was entstehungsgeschichtlich zusammengehört. So wird die wechselseitige Erhellung unterschiedlicher Werkschichten sichtbar. Für den Kommentar ergeben sich daraus neue Möglichkeiten. Neue Wege geht die Ausgabe auch mit dem dargebotenen Text: Sie vertraut nicht mehr der Ausgabe letzter Hand, sondern bemüht sich, auf bessere frühere Drucke oder die Handschriften zurückzugehen. In Textgestalt, Anordnung und Kommentar entsteht so ein farbiges und historisch differenziertes Goethe-Bild, das sich der neuen Begegnung und aktuellen Aneignung anbietet. Eine Ausgabe, die - von besten Sachkennern betreut - sowohl den neuesten wissenschaftlichen Standard repräsentiert als auch leserfreundlich angelegt ist: eine Ausgabe für jeden, der im OEuvre des großen Klassikers überraschende, erhellende Entdeckungen machen möchte.Es gibt eine Leinen- und eine Lederausgabe. Die Leinenausgabe ist in blaugrünes Feincanvas gebunden. Die Rückenprägung ist Echtgold, der Kopffarbschnitt hellgrau. Für die Lederausgabe wird ein naturfarbenes Volleder von schottischen Hochlandschafen verarbeitet. Das Bütten-Vorsatzpapier ist blaugrün, der Kopffarbschnitt Echtgold. Das blaugrüne Lederrückenschild ist mattgold geprägt. Über den Autor: Norbert Miller, geboren 1937 in München, studierte Literatur- und Musikwissenschaft sowie Kunstgeschichte in Frankfurt/ Main und Berlin. Von 1962 bis 1965 war er als Assistent an der Universität Frankfurt/Main tätig. Ab 1973 hatte Müller ein Ordinariat für Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft an der TU Berlin inne, bis 2004 war er geschäftsführender Direktor des Philosophie, Literatur-, Wissenschafts- und Technikgeschichte. Seit 2006 ist er emeritiert. Er ist Mitherausgeber der Zeitschrift Sprache im technischen Zeitalter und der Münchner Ausgabe der Werke Goethes. Als Autor veröffentlichte er u.a. 2002 Der Wanderer. Goethe in Italien, 2009 Die ungeheure Gewalt der Musik. Goethe und seine Komponisten und zuletzt 2012 Fonthill-Abbey. Die dunkle Welt des William Beckford. Johann Wolfgang Goethe (geadelt 1782) wurde am 28. August 1749 in Frankfurt am Main geboren und starb am 22. März 1832 in Weimar. Sein Werk prägte die Epochen des Sturm und Drang und der deutschen Klassik. Es umfasst sämtliche literarischen Gattungen, dazu autobiographische Schriften und naturwissenschaftliche Studien. Goethe stand in regem Kontakt zu allen geistigen Größen seiner Zeit und seine Wirkung auf die Literatur ist bis heute ungebrochen. Nicht nur im eigenen Land gilt er als größter Dichter der Deutschen. Das hier verwirklichte Editionsprinzip der Herausgabe von sämtlichen Werken Goethes in der Reihenfolge ihrer Entstehung ist gewöhnungsbedürftig, sind doch alle anderen Werkausgaben nach dem Prinzip der literarischen Gattung aufgebaut. Einzige Ausnahme sind die Briefwechsel mit Schiller und Zelter, die sinnvollerweise in geschlossener Form vorliegen. Ohne den Registerband würde man sich somit auch nicht immer zurechtfinden. Die Ausstattung der einzelnen Bände mit Abbildungen und Kommentarteil ist offenbar nicht nach einheitlichen Kriterien erfolgt. So ergibt sich unabhängig von der Bedeutung der behandelten Werke das eine oder andere Ungleichgewicht. Vielleicht macht sich hier die Konkurrenz zu der gleichzeitig erschienenen Frankfurter Ausgabe bemerkbar, welche die Herausgeber durch ihre Qualität und teilweise umfangreichen Kommentare sicher unter Druck setzte. Die Tendenz zu größeren Kommentarteilen erhöhte sich nämlich im Laufe der Edition der einzelnen Bände. Insgesamt muss man aber feststellen, dass die Münchener Ausgabe diese Herausforderung bestanden hat. Qualität und Umfang der Kommentare sind nicht weit von denen der Frankfurter Ausgabe entfernt, ja übertreffen hier und dort diese sogar. In mancher Hinsicht sind die Kommentare so ausführlich, dass man die Ausgabe sogar wie ein Lexikon für die Goethezeit benutzen kann. Preislich aber ist die Münchener Ausgabe um einiges günstiger als die Frankfurter. Ob man aber über die zwar nicht so umfangreiche aber doch noch wesentlich günstigere Hamburger Ausgabe hinaus eine noch umfangreichere Werkausgabe benötigt, muss jeder selbst entscheiden. Gesamtumfang 34914 Seiten, davon 14022 Seiten Einführungstexte, Dokumente, Kommentare und Registerr 560 Abbildungen.Der detaillierte Inhalt ist den Angaben zu den Einzelbänden zu entnehmen. Mitarbeit Stellvertretende Herausgeber: Herbert G. Göpfert, Norbert Miller, Gerhard Sauder, Edith Zehm Verlagsort München Sprache deutsch Maße 400 x 575 mm Gewicht 20000 g Literatur Klassik Moderne Klassiker 18. Jahrhundert 19. Jahrhundert Deutsch Deutschsprachige Literatur Goethe, Johann W. von Hardcover Belletristik Hauptwerk vor 1945 Belletristik Hauptwerk vor 1945 Klassiker Werkausgabe ISBN-10 3-446-13285-6 / 3446132856 ISBN-13 978-3-446-13285-6 / 9783446132856

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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. There is also a color frontispiece in each/most volumes, followed by profuse b.w. collotype photographs. . During the mid-1930's the world was beginning to illustrated printed articles like books, magazines and newspapers with more and better illustrations or photographs. Color printing was still in its infancy and was used sparingly being a complex printing process and costly. . Some of the later issues had color photos and folding color illustrations. . *** MIXED EDITIONS/MIXED DATES: This set consists of 'mixed' dates, some are First Editions, others are second or later editions, however all are early pre-1940, except those published after that date. . *** CONDITION: The set is bound in the original stiff wrappers, some are trimmed to the edge of the contents size, others are deckle edge, issued in varied format. By and large each volume is clean, some in the original glassine dust jacket [therefore the covers are exceptionally clean], a few may have some usual: minor stains, dusty covers, a few with former owner's name/ signatures, old Hanko [seal/chop], names or rubber stamped names, penned numbers on the spine or other places, a bit of minor mild foxing here or there. Some may have their spines reinforced with another stiff paper to keep their binding firm, other minor and typical issues for books 82+ years old. . *** COLOR SCANS POSTED TO OUR WEBSITE: Please review the color scans posted to our website, some volumes may look a bit "dull" due the original "glassine" dust jackets. These are 'stock' photos for individual volumes, the 'title.jpg' is an actual photo of this set, the balance are from copies we have had in the past to give you the 'flavor' of each volume and its appearance. Please ask questions. *** .

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        THE ROE-BYRON COLLECTION. Newstead Abbey.

      Corporation of Nottingham., Nottingham 1937 - pp. 188. Frontis, 10 plates. 8vo. Half green morocco, marbled boards. Top edge gilt. Spine faded, otherwise a very good copy. No. 15 of a limited edition of 24 copies printed on F.H. Saunders hand made paper. Compiled by the staff of Nottingham Public Libraries. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Les nits son fredes – treballau per al front (the nights are cold – work for the front) Spanish Civil War poster;

      1937 - 100 x 71cms; mounted on linen; Republican Catalan poster for the P.S.U. (Unified Socialist Party). Carulla La Guerra Civil vol.2 item 1284. (with PICTURE)

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        Lee libros anarquistas y seras un hombre (Read anarchist books and be a man). Spanish Civil War poster;

      1937 - 100 x 70cms; mounted on linen; Carulla La Guerra Civil vol.1 item 945. (with PICTURE)

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        Geologie der Meere und Binnengewässer Band I bis Band VII/1 (7 Bände)

      Autorisierter Nachdruck der Ausgabe Verlag Bornträger, Berlin, 1937-1944. Inhalt u.a.: Schmidt,Hermann - Vorgeschichtliche Grabhügel unter den Dünen der Insel Sylt. Blüthgen,Joachim - Tatsachen und Deutungen zur Geschichte des Skandik. Tapfer,Ernst - Meeresgeschichte der Kieler und Lübecker Bucht im Postglazial. Schütze,Hans - Morphologischer Beitrag zur Entstehung des Darß und Zingst (Ostsee). IV. 416, IV. 480, IV. 592, 272, 280, 272 und 115 S. gr.8. m. zahlr. Tafeln und Textabb.)mehrsprachig.. Koeltz. Königstein. 1967. Mit Gebrauchsspuren/Used condition. Leinen/Hardcover. Sprache: deutsch/german.

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        Remembering Laughter

      Boston: Little, Brown. 1937. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good. Signed by author Wallace Stegner on half title. First edition of the author's first book in original cloth and jacket, complete with $1.25 price (some wear to jacket edges; some fading and minor wear to cloth; some browning to text edges). Signed: I Signed by Author

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        On ne badine pas avec l?amour. -

      Éditions du bois sacré 1937 -, Paris - 1 volume. In-4. 154 pp. Sous étui bordé. Reliure de l?époque plein maroquin corail. Plats ornés de motifs géométriques composés de filets, de croisillons dorés et d?accolades noires se prolongeant sur le dos lisse. Tranches dorées sur témoins, filet intérieur noir, doublures et gardes de daim céladon. Couverture et dos conservés. Reliure signée R. LAURENT. Édition soignée et rare, ornée de 22 lithographies en deux tons de Charles GUERIN dont 4 hors texte. Luxueuse reliure doublée en parfait état. TIRAGE LIMITE à 273 exemplaires numérotés. Celui-ci porte le n° 1 sur Japon ancien.EXEMPLAIRE UNIQUE contenant les 22 DESSINS ORIGINAUX de Charles Guérin. Composés aux crayons noir et sépia et rehaussés de gouache blanche, ils sont tous signés par l?artiste. Le volume contient aussi 3 états des illustrations (sur Chine en couleurs et en noir, sur Japon ancien en couleurs). Élève de Gustave Moreau, l?illustrateur mêle dans sa peinture réalisme et romantisme. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        KUKRYNIKSY

      Gs.Izdat.Iskusstvo Moskva Leningrad 1937 - First edition. Moscow Leningrad.1937. Original publisher's illustrated hardcover. Very good condition. 17,5cm. Text : 72 pages + 30 pages of illustrations. Photographic portrait of the 3 Kukryniksy frontispiece. More pictures on request. Please, do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. ALL OUR BOOKS ARE AVAILABLE AND CAN BE DELIVERED IMMEDIATELY. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bug Eye

      New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1937. Near Fine. 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.

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        CHINESE CEREMONIAL PAPER.

      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.

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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)

      BM(NH) 1937-1955, London - 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). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Jeanne dArc Die Jungfrau von Orleans translated by Hans B Wagenseil

      

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O. u. D. - 2 SS. auf 2 Bll. Folio. Inhaltsreicher Brief an Léonide Massine, den Leiter der "Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo", über sein Ballett "Tristan Fou". Dalí hatte 1937 mit den Vorarbeiten begonnen, Massine sollte die Hauptrolle tanzen. "[ ] ge deja bocoub trabaille a notre espectacle, mai ge prefere vous comunique directement et aussi tot de votre retour 'l'escenario' de celui ci, car de cette façon ça pourra etre aconpagne de mille detaills et rensegnements 'directes' que ge considere indispensables pour reellement 'vibre' le climot de mon heubre - Elle s'apellera TRISTAN FOU ge crois que al un titre assez abile pour le public [ ] ge pense que les deux noms ensemble son d'un assez gran efet poetique - Mon heubre port du moment ou dans la legende Tristan de bien fou d'amour, l'obsesion du souvenir d'isolde le devore l'entement jusqua la mort [ ] Ge vois en vous un Role etonon, ebluisant du 'Tristan fou' allucine, plonge dans un etat de depresion et aneontisements totale [ ] un peu dans l'estile d'Arpo Marx [ ] vous serez abille entierement dans des grandes dentelles, tres curieusement decoupes une perruque blonde decoife - Schiaparelly [d. i. die franz. Modeschöpferin Elsa Schiaparelli] trouve tout le temps des idees pour tout magnifiques! Il i aura enormement de bijoux, naturellement des faux bijous! [ ] Ge pense aussi, que done le caractere tout a fait especial, et integral de mon heubre ca serai tres importan que ge puisse faire moi meme l'ofiche de Tristan Fou, destine a la publicite - Dans le cas au le titre perdre en 'violonce et dramatisme' une fois traduit en anglais, ge crois que lon pourrai l'aisser le titre en Français meme pour L'amerique [ ]". - Tatsächlich gelangte das Ballett unter dem Titel "Mad Tristan" 1944 in New York zur Uraufführung. - Stellenweise kleine Randläsuren.

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        Great Contemporaries

      Thornton Butterworth, London., 1937. First edition. Octavo. 335 pages. Two page Preface by the author. Photographs of the "great contemporaries" who include George Bernard Shaw, T.E. Lawrence, Marshall Foch, Leon Trotsky, Hitler etc. Later fine binding by Bayntun (Rivière) of three quarter red morocco with raised bands, gilt rules, top edge gilt, red cloth sides, marbled endpapers. Fine.

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        And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street

      The Vanguard Press, 1937 Very good in a very good dust jacket. Sixth Printing stated on the copyright page. This was Seuss's first children's book. Book has rubbing along the edges and at corners and spine ends; slight darkening at the edges; spine ends are bent; very good. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper. Rare dust jacket is in good condition. It has separated at the spine, the top 1/4 of the spine is missing, a missing piece at top of front. Some chipping at the edges and at corners; a small closed tear on the bottom of the front panel; and some minor foxing and darkening from age.. 5th or later Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good.

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        Tuborg Brauhaus. Original-Fotografie; Silbergelatine-Abzug (1937; Abzug aus den 1950er Jahren). Bildformat: 19,0 x 23,8 cm. Auf Karton montiert. Rückseitig montiertes Schild mit maschinenschriftlicher Bezeichnung, Jahr der Aufnahme, Name des Fotografen, Art des Negativs, Bildarchiv-Nummer. - Exzellenter Abzug. - Siehe die ABBILDUNG

      - ***** Laugesen, N.: Tuborg Brewery. Original photography; silver gelatin print (1937; printed 1950th). Mount on board. On verso mounted typewritten label: Image name / date / image number / name of photographer / type of negative. - Excellent. - Please note IMAGE. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1600

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        Pluto and the Puppy

      Grosset and Dunlap New York (1937) - First Edition. Small quarto, original illustrated boards and dustjacket. Illustrated by the Staff of the Walt Disney Studios". Attractive copy of this obscure Disney title. Near Fine and bright, in Very Good plus dustjacket, few tiny closed tears, some rubbing at spine ends, area of light scratches to mid rear panel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Scenario - (A Film with Sound).

      The Obelisk Press, Paris., 1937. First edition. Wrappers - five gatherings and folded black and white frontispiece by Abraham Rattner loose within printed card wrappers as issued. Edition limited to 200 numbered copies signed by the author, this copy being out of series. Thirty-two pages of text - ''directly inspired by a phantasy called The House of Incest , written by Anais Nin''. Inscribed - presumably by the artist - at the bottom edge of the frontispiece: ''To Lawrence and Kay.'' The recipients were Lawrence Vail and Kay Boyle who were among the leading expatriate writers and artists in Paris at the time; Vail was sometimes called the King of Bohemia.Very good in slightly nicked, internally repaired card covers tanned at the spine and edges and lacking small pieces at the head and tail of the spine panel.

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