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      New York: William Morrow & Company, 1937. First edition. A bright fine copy, lower right front corner a trifle bumped, a fine copy in a very good dust jacket with mild rubbing to corners and some edges, small closed tear to upper front panel and red color of spine title lettering and publisher lettering a bit faded. (11604). 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.

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

      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.

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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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      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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      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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        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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      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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        The Citadel

      The First UK Printing published by Gollancz in 1937. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. Light pushing at the spine ends. Gilt titling to the spine. Free from inscriptions and erasures. Light toning to the text block with the pages and endpapers clean. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ or better condition. Correctly priced 8/6 net to the spine. A little edge wear and creasing at the spine ends. A 3 cm closed tear to the upper edge. Light toning to the spine , folds and edges but far less than usually encountered. One small light mark to the lower spine. The wrapper remains very bright and looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival cover. A very sharp copy. 'The Citadel' was groundbreaking with its treatment of the contentious theme of medical ethics and has been credited with laying the foundation in Great Britain for the introduction of the NHS a decade later. In the U.S.A., it won the National Book Award for 1937 novels, voted by members of the American Booksellers Association. The novel was also adapted into a 1938 film with Robert Donat, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Richardson and Rex Harrison. Collectible. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.

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        Der wilde Falke ist mein Gesell

      Beizjagderlebnisse und praktische Falknerei für deutsche Verhältnisse um das Jahr 1937.. Mit eigenhändiger Widmung des Verfassers !!! 403 Seiten mit zahlreichen Fotos und AbbildungenEinband mit Beschädigungen, vor allem Rücken Band selbst gut erhalten, sauber und ordentlich ! Rarität !!

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        Letters from Iceland.

      1937 - London, Faber and Faber, 1937. 8vo. Original green cloth in original illustrated dust-wrapper (not price-clipped); numerous illustrations from photographs taken by Auden, diagrams and one folding map at rear; signed by Auden in his typical miniscule hand to flyleaf; dustwrapper minimally chipped to extremities, else a very good copy. First edition. A highly entertaining account, written in the form of letters and poems, of the poets Auden and MacNeice's visit to Iceland in the summer of 1936. The appendix contains statistical information with good diagrams. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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

      C. Scribner's Sons, New York 1937 - B00085WTTC 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Editorial Mexico Nuevo 1937 - Editorial Mexico Nuevo, 1937. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Published by Editorial Mexico Nuevo, Mexico, 1937. Very Good book condition. First edition, 240 pages, 10 1/2 X 8. Illustrated book by Salvador Pruneda. Photographs of Enrique Gutmann, Agustin Jimenez and Agustin Cassasola. Editorial Mexico Nuevor, Mexico, 1949. Condicion: Muy buena. Primera Edicion. 240 pgs, 27 cms x 21 cms. Libro Ilustrado por Salvador Pruneda. Fotografias de Enrique Gutmann, Agustin Jimenez y Agustin Cassasola. Bookseller Inventory # SG0083. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Isa Galeria]
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      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1937 - Large 8vo. Original blue cloth in printed dust-jacket. Very good in like DJ. Jacket spine mildly toned. Light edgewear. Unclipped. Cloth a bit soiled here and there. Some faint foxing to prelims. Else bright, sound, and clean. pp. xvi, 153, [1]. with errata slip bound in between xiv and xv. Rare work from the pioneering psychoanalyst. Wolff fled Germany (where she was friends with Walter Benjamin) in 1933 for France after the Nazi's took power. There she met Ravel, Duchamp, Man Ray, and others. She ultimately settled in London, however, where with the help of Aldous Huxley, she undertook this book to raise cash to support herself. Huxley provides an admiring introduction; Man Ray a frontis of the author from his photo. Includes numerous plates showing the hand-prints of many of her friends and their circle: Huxley, Bernard Shaw, Virginia Woolf, T.S. Eliot, Max Ernst, Balthus, Cecil Beaton, Ravel, Artaud, Breton, Nijinsky, John Gielgud, and others - along with Wolff "readings" of each. Palmistry and chiromancy enjoyed a popular resurgence during the uncertain and tumultuous years of the Depression and outbreak of the War. And Wolff was one of its most respected proponents, taking a decidedly scientific approach to a decidedly questionable pastime. She subsequently went on to write several important works on homosexuality and she remains an important figure in gay history. Translated from the German by O.M. Cook. Very scarce, especially in jacket. This edition printed from the London plates (Chattam, 1936). [Bromer B46.1.2]. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Annapolis Salute (Original screenplay for the 1937 film, Van Heflin's working copy)

      RKO Radio Pictures, Santa Monica, CA 1937 - Revised Final Draft script for the 1937 film. Copy belonging to Van Heflin, with his holograph notations throughout.A romantic drama set to the back drop of the Annapolis Naval Academy. Bill Martin, a young midshipman, must chose between his love for Julia and his commitment to the navy in this 1937 film. Mint green titled wrappers, rubber-stamped as Revised Final Script on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 70, dated May 18, 1937, with credits for writers Cabanne and Twist. Distribution page present, with receipt removed. 140 leaves, mimeograph, with notations throughout. Pages Very Good, wrapper Very Good, bound with three gold brads. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Years

      The Hogarth Press, London., 1937. First edition. Octavo. A 469-page novel. From the library of the working class Scottish writer Fred Urquhart, with his ownership signature on front free endpaper. Urquhart's first novel, Time Will Knit, was published in 1938 and is said to have been heavily influenced by Virginia Woolf. He later became known mainly for his short stories.Free endpapers very faintly tanned. Very near fine in near-fine, slightly nicked dustwrapper designed by Vanessa Bell. An impressive copy.

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        [Verzameling genealogieën van voornamelijk Groningse geslachten, delen I t/m VI, 1937-1963.] 6 bdn. Geb.

      Collectie van 57 overdrukken van artikelen door mr. H.L. Hommes, chronologisch gebonden in 6 banden. Handexemplaar van de auteur, aangevuld met zeer veel aantekeningen, correspondentie, foto's, etc. Met: nog twee banden met dezelfde overdrukken, eveneens met aantekeningen en bijlagen.

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        Schönheit im Olympischen Kampf

      Im Deutschen Verlag, Berlin., 1937. First edition. Quarto. 281 pages, almost all devoted to stills from Riefenstahl's groundbreaking documentary film of the 1936 Olympic Games. Captions in five languages. Red cloth gilt.Very good indeed in very good dustwrapper with several long closed tears repaired on the reverse and with an ink inscription on the rear panel.

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        Typed letter signed.

      Huntington, NY, 10. VIII. 1937. - Large 4to. ¾ p. With typed envelope. In German, to Manfred Hohenemser, expressing his delight that he was able to come to the U.S., thanking him for his letter, inquiring about a young physicist of the same surname and offering to recommend him, and warning that Jewish scholars cannot easily obtain a position at an American university. - Mounted to a sheet of black paper cut to size, vertical fold touching end of signature; somewhat wrinkled.

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        This Year: Next Year

      Faber and Faber, London., 1937. First edition. Small quarto. Unpaginated. Covers, endpapers and numerous colour illustrations, many full-page, by Harold Jones, drawn on the stone by him at The Baynard Press. Pictorial cloth - the trade edition was issued in paper boards. Thirty-two poems. Considered something of a landmark in book illustration, according to Horne's The Dictionary of 20th Century British Book Illustrators, "the flat colours strike the eye as something quite new." One of 100 numbered copies signed by the author and the artist. Very good indeed in good dustwrapper nicked and rubbed at the edges with a violent tear to the lower outside corner of upper panel, which is somewhat off-set by the fact the dustwrapper repeats the cover design.

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        Zuppke of Illinois

      A.L. Glaser, Chicago 1937 - First edition. Foreword by Grantland Rice. Fine in an attractive, very good price-clipped dustwrapper with several very small tape repairs. One of 1000 numbered copies. This copy Inscribed by the subject of the biography, the noted football coach: "To J.C. Lincoln from his friend Robert C. Zuppke. Jan. 11th 1938." Scarce thus. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Flames Coming Out of the Top.

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1937. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in dark blue. With the dust jacket. Light scattered foxing to edges; an excellent copy in the jacket with sunned spine. First edition, first impression of this novel set in the Andes. From the publisher's archive with their inkstamp to front panel of the jacket, front pastedown, and title page.

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        Shanghai Under Fire

      Shanghai, China: Post Mercury Co., 1937. First edition, 1937. Pictorial history of fighting in Shanghai in the early days of the 2nd Sino-Japanese War, when the Chinese were assisted by American Forces. Gray softcover printed in red and black, 12" tall, 15 pages of text and 38 pages of photographs, map endpapers. Covers worn with the spine reinforced with old clear tape, some fairly minor edge chipping and spotting, binding basically sound with the binding staples visible at the end of the book, pages clean with some very minor old transparent stains to the far lower right margins of some pages, printed areas not affected, name in pencil on front cover, no other markings. Photo section is captioned and is divided into sections: Hungjao Airdrome Clash, Whangpoo River Blockade, Bloody Saturday, Nanking Road Bombing, Evacuation, War Clouds Over Shanghai, With the Japanese Naval Forces in Action, Caring for Chinese Wounded, South Station Bombing, With the Chinese Army in Action, North Station Area After Shelling and Bombing, Ward Road Jail Shelling, Shell Torn Hongkew, Havoc (including many photos of the aftermath of fighting in Shanghai, arrival of American troops. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. Folio - 12" - 15" Tall.

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