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        Oeuvre plastique. Peintures et Dessins Architecture. Introduction par Jean Badovici.

      Paris, Albert Morancé. 1938 - 28 x 23 cm. 30 S. (Text) mit zahlr. Illustr., 36 Tafeln u. 4 farb. Orig.-Lithogr. Zus. in illustr. OHLn.- Mappe (ger. berieben u. bestoßen). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Unterwegs Antiquariat M.-L. Surek-Becker]
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        The Flying Dutchman

      London: Corvinus Press, [1938] One of 130 copies. Flexible vellum boards with gilt spine. . Quarto. Printed in Corvinus Light and Corvinus Light Italic on Barcham Green "Medway" paper, in black and red. German and English on facing pages. Slight bow to covers, as always. A fine copy. The Corvinus Press was the very private press of George Lionel Seymour Dawson-Damer, Viscount Carlow (1907-1944) in Red Lion Court, off Fleet Street, London. It operated from 1936 until Carlow was killed in an airplane crash in 1944 and produced some fifty books, including new work by T. E. Lawrence, James Joyce, Wyndham Lewis, Edmund Blunden, Stefan Zweig, Walter de la Mare and H. E. Bates. Perhaps because many of its most important works were done in the early years of World War II, it has been one of the more neglected of the English private presses.

      [Bookseller: Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/I]
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        1. und 2. Deutsche Architektur- und Kunsthandwerkausstellung im Haus der Deutschen Kunst zu München 22. Januar bis 18. April 1938 / 10. Dezember 1938 bis 10. April 1939 * Offizieller Ausstellungskatalog, G A N Z L E D E R - V O R Z U G S A U S G A B E in 2 Bänden

      München, Verlag Knorr & Hirth GmbH, 1938 / 1939. - Vollständige Ausgabe in 2 Original-Verlags-Handeinbänden der Zeit: feingenarbtes Ganzleder / GLdr / Leder im Format 16 x 21,5 cm mit Rückentitel und Deckel-Liniendekoration in Goldprägung sowie Kopfgoldschnitt, beide Bände mit jeweils ganzseitiger Frontispiz-Fotoabbildung "Der Schirmherr des Hauses der Deutschen Kunst Adolf Hitler." Band 1 mit 143 (Text) + 72 (Abbildungen) Seiten, Band 2 mit 168 (Text) + 64 (Abbildungen) Seiten, die Fotoabbildungen jeweils auf Kunstdruckpapier, mit Verzeichnissen der ausgestellten Werke (Architektur, kunsthandwerkliche Gegenstände) und der Aussteller von kunsthandwerklichen Gegenständen (Adler / Berchtesgaden - Zwengauer Marie / München). - "Warum handgebunden? - Die wesentlichsten Vorzüge des guten Handbandes sind: die einzelnen Druckbögen werden mit der Hand nach dem Schriftspiegel gefalzt. Die Bogenränder werden dadurch zwar ungleich, aber das Satzbild steht gerade. Um infolge der ungleichen Ränder ein späteres zu starkes Beschneiden mit der Maschine zu vermeiden, werden die Bogen einzeln, vorne und unten, mit der Pappschere auf ein Mittelmaß rauh beschnitten. Dadurch wird der Druckrand weitestgehend geschont. Als erste und letzte Lage wird dem Buche zum Schutze eine leere Papierlage hinzugefügt, welche mit einem feinen Leinen- oder echten Japanpapierfalz versehen ist. Oben wird das Buch beschnitten und erhält nicht nur der Schönheit willen einen Goldschnitt, sondern diese feine Metallschicht schützt vielmehr die dem Lichte und Staub am meisten ausgesetzte Schnittfläche vor deren schädlichen Einflüssen. Als Einbandmaterial kommen sumachgares, lichtechtes Saffian, Kalbleder, vereinzelt auch Rindsleder, ferner naturelles und weißes Schweinsleder sowie Kalbspergament zur Verwendung. Ein mit der Hand hergestelltes, dazupassendes Überzugpapier sowie Handvergoldung oder Blinddruck am Rücken ergänzen das Werk nach außen. Ein solcher Einband entspricht allen Anforderungen, die an einen Gebrauchsband gestellt werden können." Aus einem alten Prospekt von Richard Hönn, ehemals Handbinderei des Verlages Albert Langen, Werkstatt für feine Buchbinder- und Lederarbeiten in München, Dienerstrasse 14. - Deutsches / Drittes Reich, Kunstausstellung im Nationalsozialismus, NS.-Baukunst, nationalsozialistische Baugesinnung, Adolf Hitler als Kunstfreund Schirmherr deutscher Kunst, arteigene deutsche Kunst und Kunstgewerbe, Haus der Deutschen Kunst, kunsthandwerkliche Gegenstände, Ganzlederband, Ganzlederausgabe, illustrierte Bücher, Stadtpräsidenten aus Berlin, Neugestaltung der Reichshauptstadt, Neugestaltung der Dresdner Innenstadt, Erweiterungsbau der Reichskanzlei, Oberkommando Heer, Plastik Die Wehrmacht, Meisterschule des Deutschen Handwerks Hannover, Werkstätten der Stadt Halle / Giebichenstein, Staatliche Spitzenklöppelmusterschule Schneeberg, Feierhalle NS.-Ordensburg Krössinsee, Kanzleibau des Braunen Hauses, Neue Oper zu München, Neues Odeon in München, Hohe Schule am Chiemsee, Denkmal der Arbeit an der Reichsautobahn, NS.-Ordensburg Vogelsang, Polizei-Skischule am Sudelfeld, Meisterschule für das deutsche Malerhandwerk München, Keramische Werkstätte Harlaching, Staatliche Fachschule für Glasindustrie Zwiesel, Staatliche Majolikamanufaktur Karlsruhe, Inneneinrichtung, Bücherei in der Reichsmünze Berlin, Münchner Gobelin-Manufaktur Nymphenburg, Deutsche Werkstätten München, Gustav Dörr Seelen/Berlin, Kunstschreinerei, Deutsches Staatsfachschule für Glasindustrie Steinschönau, Goldschmiedekunst / Silberschmiedekunst vor 1945, Reichsparteitaggelände in Nürnberg: Kongressbau (Außen- und Innenansicht), KdF.-Seebad Prora auf Rügen, Gauhaus Sachsen am Adolf Hitler-Platz zu Dresden, NS.-Schrifttum, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut. - Ganzleder-Vorzugsausgabe in sehr guter Erhaltung, wohl in geringer Anzahl vom Verlag für entsprechende Kunstliebhaber hergestellt Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Journals of John D. Lee, 1846-7 and 1859

      Salt Lake City, UT: Privately printed for Rolla Bishop Watt by Western Printing Company, 1938. First edition. Hardcover. 244pp. Quarto [27.5 cm] Green cloth with gilt stamped titles on the spine and front cover. Very good. The edges of the covers are faded and lightly rubbed and bumped. There are numerous barely perceptible stains on the rear cover. The endsheets are slightly soiled, the rear endsheet more so than the front endsheet. There is a contemporary owner's name and address on the front free endsheet. The text block is just beginning to crack at the title page. The pages are ever so slightly yellowed. Number 218 of 250 copies. Charles Kelly was the first to wade into the murky water of John D. Lee. Kelly acquired the diaries form the Lee family and from Rolla Watt who was nephew of W.W. Bishop, the Nevada lawyer who represented Lee at trial. For all of Kelly's spite, he was surprisingly fair to Lee and paved the way for other historians, most notably Juanita Brooks. Volume was printed by Kelly's Western Printing.

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        LITTLE PANCHO

      The Viking Press, New York 1938 - Politi, Leo. LITTLE PANCHO. New York: The Viking Press, 1938, 1938. First edition. 16mo - 5" x 6-3/16". Color pictorial boards of a bright, fresh copy of the book with just a hint of shelf wear. Color pictorial price ($.50) dust wrapper with slight wear and a short closed tear is also in very nice shape. There is a signed presentation by Politi opposite the title page. Also, there is a gift inscription dated 1943. Color pictorial endpapers. [41] pp. This story of a little Mexican boy is illustrated throughout in orange and brown. The condition of the book is MEAR FINE. The condition of the dust wrapper is VERY GOOD +. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wallace & Clark, Booksellers]
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        Mr. Justice Holmes and the Supreme Court

      Then Professor Frankfurter's 1938 lectures delivered at Harvard, said to have been the fulfillment of Holmes' commission that a biography might be written, "a superbly clear exposition of his own as well as Holmes' approach to the Court". A very good copy in a slightly chipped dustjacket, presentation copy--"For / Ralph Baker [fellow Harvard Law professor] / with my warm / regards / FF". Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1938.

      [Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
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        Jungle Trails in Northern India

      London: Methuen and Company, 1938.. RARE FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp.[10], 278. With 24 photographic plates including a frontispiece. In publisher's orange cloth with gilt titles to spine. With rare original dust-jacket. Maps printed to endpapers. Some damage to head of spine. Jacket spine sunned, with loss to head and tail, and minor chipping and rubbing along all edges. Some light restoration to upper jacket flap. The author was an administrator in India, an officer in the Bengal Civil Service

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        CLEMENT MOREAU .- CONTRA .- 30 DIBUJOS 1938 ( 30 DRWINGS BY CLÉMENT MOREAU Againts the Nazism and the Fascism ) )

      Contra, Buenos Aires 1938 - Printed revue named CONTRA ( Against , 30 drawings agaisnt nazism and the fascism ) .- the title page and each print page is signed with pencil by C.Moreau - Very fine .- RARE.- Size: In 8vo ( 27, 5 cms X1 8 , 5 Cms ) 0.0 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        L'URSS en Construction (USSR in Construction) 1938, no 3

      Moscow: Éditions D'État Des Beaux-Arts, 1938. First Edition. French-language issue of this landmark Soviet art magazine, issued from 1930 to 1941 to celebrate the achievements of the first two Five Year Plans and (through various foreign-language editions) to propagandize the stark contrast between the vibrant Soviet economy during this period and the stagnation of Western economies under capitalism. "All the visual strategies of the propaganda photobooks, designed by Lissitsky, Rodchenko and others...were developed in USSR in Construction, one of the most beautifully produced magazines of the twentieth century" (Parr-Badger, The Photobook, I:148). The present issue to the Soviet Socialist Republic of Kyrgyzstan. With text by El-Reghistan, photos by M. Alpert and layout designed by S. Telingater. Folio (41.5cm); printed card wrappers, stapled; [36pp]; illus; text is in French. Light wear to spine fold and extremities, with a few short tears, light dustiness and faint stains to wrappers; tiny price rubber stamped to upper left corner of rear wrapper; Very Good+.

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        Architectural Details 1938; [ Limited 1000 Copies]

      Antonin Raymond & Seisho-Kwan, Toyko 1938 - First Edition First State has only Antonin Raymond & Seisho-Kwan as publishers. Second State was an unknown number of this edition sent to the U.S. and released thru Architecural Form, errata slip which has the Architecural Form publishers information tipped-in on the title page. Second editions had both publisher printed names on bottom of title page. Then just Architecural Form some time later in it's print history. 113pp. rice pape end papers & title on ft cover. Black and white photos and diagrams throughout. Buckram covers with very little wear and small smug, ft past down w/po name in ink. Slipcase not present. Size: 4to 11-3/4 x 9 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Richard Wagner und die Stadt der Meistersinger. Den Großen von Bayreuth Richard und Cosima Wagner zum Gedächtnis in ihrem 125. und 100. Geburtsjahr * GANZPERGAMENT - V o r z u g s a u s g a b e

      Nürnberg / Berlin, Karl Ulrich & Co Verlag, 1938. Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlagseinband (Ganzpergament GPgt / Pgt im Format 15,5 x 23,5 cm) mit Ganzgoldschnitt, Liniendekoration von Deckel und Rücken sowie Rücken- und Deckeltitel in Goldprägung, spanischen Kanten, gesetzt aus Ehmcke-Fraktur und Baskerville-Antiqua, gedruckt bei Vollhardt & Wilbert in Nürnberg. 229 Seiten auf Kunstdruckpapier mit sehr vielen schwarz-weiß-Abbildungen (Fotos und Faksimiles), wobei die Verehrung von Adolf Hitler für Person und Kunst von Richard Wagner auch im Bildgut deutlich zum Ausdruck kommt, etwa in den Abbildungen \"Der Führer mit Frau Winifred Wagner bei der Festaufführung der >Meistersinger die Bühne des Bayreuther Festspielhauses / Verena und Wieland Wagner begrüßen den Führer am Eingang des Bayreuther Festspielhauses.\" Aus dem Inhalt: Leitworte (eigens für dieses Buch verfasst) von Winifred Wagner, Eva Chamberlain-Wagner, Daniela Thode-von Bülow, Blandine Gräfin Gravina-von Bülow, Hans Paul Freiherr von Wolzogen und Helena Wallem (Schöpferin der Richard-Wagner-Gedenkstätte in Bayreuth) / Das Festspiel der Reichsparteitage / Die Zunft der Meistersinger / Der 100.Geburtstag Cosimas im Nürnberger Opernhaus - ein Enkel Cosimas (Gilberto Graf Gravina, Urenkel von Franz von Liszt, dirigierte dabei; mit Gruppenbild mit dem Verfasser Richard Wilhelm Stock) / Die Nürnberger Erstaufführung der \"Meistersinger\" in der örtlichen Zeitungskritik / Jüdische Kritikaster über Richard Wagners \"Meistersinger\" (zeitgenössische Kritiken jüdischer Zeitungsjournalisten in Auszügen) / Die historischen Stätten der \"Meistersinger von Nürnberg\" mit zwei Innenansichten der - nachher von englischen und amerikanischen Bomben zerstörten - Katharinenkirche in der Nürnberger Innenstadt/ Hans Sachs / Wie Cosima zur Meisterin wurde (mit vielen Fotos von Angehörigen der Familie Wagner, z.B. Wieland Wagner in Wehrmacht-Uniform, Adolf Hitler eingehängt mit den beiden Wagner-Enkelinnen Verena und Friedelind). Mit Inhaltsübersicht, Verzeichnis der Abbildungen und Faksimilien sowie Danksagung. - Im Vorwort verortet der Verf. geistig-kulturell Ricard Wagner in der Hauptstadt von Mittelfranken, mit ausdrücklichem Bezug auf Gauleiter Julius Streicher. Abgebildet auch viele Bühnenbilder und Kostüme von Reichsbühnenbildner Professor Benno von Arent anlässlich der Erhebung der \"Meistersinger\" durch Adolf Hitler zum offiziellen Reichsparteitags-Festspiel (Seite 25: \"Auf dem Reichsparteitag 1935 wurden die \"Meistersinger\" erstmals als Festspiel in Anwesenheit des Führers und der Verwalterin des großen Bayreuther Erbes, Frau Winifred Wagner, der Spitzen von Partei und Staat sowie des Diplomatischen Korps in dem völlig umgestalteten Nürnberger Opernhaus unter Mitwirkung der bedeutendsten deutschen Künstler aufgeführt\") - Mit Druckvermerk auf dem Vorsatz: \"Von diesem Werk wurde eine einmalige nummerierte Luxusausgabe in 10 Exemplaren in echtem Kalbspergament hergestellt und von Autor handschriftlich signiert. Dieses Exemplar trägt die Nummer . . . \". - Deutsches / Drittes Reich, Bibliophilie, Handeinband, Meistereinband, Kultur im Nationalsozialismus, , völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut, Musikbetrieb, deutsches Opernfestspiel, Norica, Norimbergensia, Stadt der Reichsparteitage, Franken, Bayern, Umfeld Richard Wagner, völkisches Kulturschaffen, Deutschland, Antisemitismus, Judengegnerschaft, Judenfeindschaft, Weltjudentum, jüdische Kritik an Richard Wagner. - Die äußerst seltene Vorzugsausgabe in sehr guter Erhaltung (Vorderdeckel ganz leicht ausgebogen, sonst wie neu), unsigniert und nicht numeriert Versand D: 5,90 EUR Deutsches / Drittes Reich, Bibliophilie, Handeinband, Meistereinband, Kultur im Nationalsozialismus, , völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut, Musikbetrieb, deutsches Opernfestspiel, Norica, Norimbergensia, Stadt der Reichsparteitage, Franken, Bayern, Umfeld Richard Wagner, völkisches Kulturschaffen, Deutschland, Antisemitismus, Judengegnerschaft, Judenfeindschaft, Weltjudentum, jüdische Kritik an Richard Wagner.

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        España en el Corazon. Himno a las glorias del pueblo en la guerra (1936-1937); (Segunda edición)

      Santiago de Chile: Ediciones Ercilla, 1938. Original wrappers, spine worn, light diagonal crease; browning owing to paper quality; a very good copy of a fragile item. The second edition of Neruda's poems written in response to the Civil War in Spain. Both the first and second editions consisted of 2000 copies, however this edition does not have the illustrations that appeared in the first.

      [Bookseller: Thomas A. Goldwasser Rare Books]
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        Lehrbuch der biologischen Heilmittel - 11 Bände (Nachdruck des Originals von 1938) von Gerhard Madaus (Autor)

      Mediamed Verlag, 1938. Dem Nachdruck liegt das Original aus dem Archiv der Firma Dr. Madaus GmbH u. Co., Köln, zugrunde. (1938) Das Format des Nachdrucks wurde gegenüber dem der Originalvorlage um 10% verkleinert. Diese Verkleinerung ist bei den Größenangaben der Abbildungen zu berücksichtigen. 11 Bände Lehrbuch der biologischen Heilmittel Gerhard Madaus (Autor) Allgemeinmedizin Medizin Pharmazie Naturheilkunde Homöpathie Naturheilen Gesundheit Heilpraktiken Heilkräuter Heilpflanzen Naturmedizin Alternativmedizin ISBN-10: 3922724051 ISBN-13: 978-3922724056

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        Air Babies

      Akron.: The Saalfield Publishing Company., 1938. Akron. The Saalfield Publishing Company. 1938. Bound in pictorial wrappers. Folio. (10" x 12.5") Later Printing - the First being issued in 1936.With a foreword by Amelia Earhart. This copy boldly signed in ink by Elvy Kalep aside of Earhart's portrait on Foreword Page. Illustrated with full page colour plates by Elvy Kalep. Elvy Kalep was the first woman pilot from Estonia and a friend of Amelia Earhart. Born in Estonia, a former Soviet republic on the Baltic Sea, she spent a short time in her youth flying. That period became part of aviation history. Ms. Kalep was involved in the promotion of aviation during the 1930s and joined 98 other women to form a group called the ``Ninety-Nines,`` which is now an international organization.She was determined to share her love of flying with others and in 1936, Ms. Kalep wrote and illustrated this book,Air Babies.The story follows two "young" planes, Happy Wings and Speedy, as they learn about everything from formation flying to first aid. The book included a foreword by Earhart, who disappeared during a flight over the Pacific Ocean in 1937.During an interview in June, 1987, Ms. Kalep spoke of Earhart miss her very much. When I heard that Amelia had disappeared, well, I fell apart,`` she said. ``I often wish I were with her now, but if I were healthy, I would still be flying ... for the love of it." Covers somewhat toned with usual mild scuff or two. Some very mild chipping to edges.Previous owner's small ink signature to upper corner of front cover Very Good copy.

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        Good-bye, Mr. Chips: A Play in Three Acts (Goodbye)

      London: Hodder & Stoughton. (1938). First. First edition. American publisher's copyright notice label on the copyright page else fine in very near fine dustwrapper with scattered foxing. Hilton's own adaptation of his novel, which was the basis for two films: the 1939 Sam Wood-directed version with Robert Donat (who beat out Clark Gable, Henry Fonda, and others for the Best Actor Oscar in what was probably Hollywood's best year ever), Greer Garson, and Paul Henreid and the 1969 remake directed by Herbert Ross with Peter O'Toole, Petula Clark, and Michael Redgrave. A very nice copy, and quite uncommon. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        BUDDHISM: E.S.T. Ucenik. The Disciple

      Madras, India: Shastri, Vasanta Press – C. Jinarajadasa January . 1938 - 8°, [1] mimeographed text, 34 pp. mimeographed text in blue, original wrappers with illustrated mimeographed cover, stapled (Very Good, wrappers slightly stained with small folds in corners). A rare Buddhist and Yoga manual in Croatian language was printed in Madras, India, in 1938. This unusual manual was printed in Madras in Croatian language for teachers of Buddhism, with instructions in Yoga, meditation etc. The text was meant to be read also to Croatian speaking pupils (?r?vakas and Candidates), except, as mentioned on the first page, of the last chapter, which describes the "Dark Forces". We could not trace any other copies on the market or in institutions worldwide.

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        Knaves & Co

      UK: Collins , 1938. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Knaves & Co by Sydney Horler First Edition Collins 1938. No inscriptions, no foxing or browning. Covers fine and unmarked in original pictorial dust jacket, priced 7/6, showing signs of wear to head and tail of spine.

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        East of the Sun and West of the Moon: Twenty-One Norwegian Folk Tales (Signed by the Illustrators and in Dustjacket)

      New York: The Viking Press, 1938. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good -. SIGNED BY INGRI AND EDGAR PARIN D'AULAIRE on the half-title. A solid copy to boot of the 1938 1st edition -- AND IN THE UNCOMMON PICTORIAL DUSTJACKET. Clean, tight and Near Fine in a bright, price-clipped, VG- example of the fragile dustjacket, with wear at the panel and fore-edges and chipping along the spine (with 2" paper loss at the crown). One other chip as well along the top-edge of the jacket's rear panel. Still though, attractive and very presentable --and uncommon as such. Quarto, six etchings and sixteen wash drawings by Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire.

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        Brighton Rock (Signed By The Author)

      The First UK Printing published by Heinemann in 1938. The BOOK is in Very Good+ condition. Original red boards with gilt titling which remains bright. The odd light mark to the cloth. A small area of loss at the lower spine end. The usual toning and spotting to the prelims and text-block. Page edges toned and lightly spotted due to the cheap Heinemann paper stock used. Small previous bookseller's sticker to the lower front pastedown. No Wrapper. This copy has been Inscribed (to Eric Quayle) and Signed by Graham Greene to the front blank end paper. Eric Quayle's bookplate to the front pastedown. Eric Quayle has written in pencil and initialled the following quote to the lower front pastedown edge : 'Inscribed to me by Graham Green in May 1975, EQ'. A cast iron provenance for the signature - Eric Quayle was a well known and respected book collector whose collection was partly sold off by Bonhams some years ago: 'Eric Stanley Quayle (1921-2001) was a noted British bibliophile, collector, historian and author. Over his lifetime he built up a substantial collection of books (16,000 volumes at the time of his death) and literary emphemara amongst which were materials by and about R. M. Ballantyne, the Victorian adventure story writer. Quayle's own work was mainly related to the themes of collecting books but he also produced a noted biography on Ballantyne (1967) and two books of folk tales: one of Cornish Tales (The Magic Ointment) and one of Japanese Tales (The Shining Princess). These were both illustrated by the prolific Michael Foreman. Quayle died in a fall from the cliffs at Zennor Head near to his home, Carn Cobba; a house noted for its cliffside gardens.'. Housed in a custom solander box with gilt tiling. Scarce with such attributes as signed copies of this title very rarely appear on the market. Collectible.

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        The Tropic of Cancer

      The Obelisk Press, Paris 1938 - Third printing of The Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller. The Obelisk Press 1938. A third printing of this classic and landmark novel with a preface by the essayist Anais Nin, (February 21, 1903 ¿ January 14, 1977). The novel caused some consternation on publication and this edition of the novel was banned in the U. S. A. until 1964. Any copies were read "underground" making it unusual to find a copy in a fine condition. This original edition is in a good/fair condition and a rare find. Soft backed pale green covers with a front flap with price marked 60 Frs and back flap with other Obelisk publications listed. The spine is browned with a 3cm tear on the lower end. Uncut browned and frail page ends. Worn extremities of the covers. Front free page is loose. The pages are browned and clean. Bindings are good. 8vo 318 printed pages. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Tales of a Big Game Guide

      New York: Derrydale Press, 1938. First edition, no. 341 of 950 copies. Illustrated from 26 photographs. 198 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Polished maroon cloth, spine and corners in cream-colored linen, maroon spine label. Almost fine copy. Signed Richard K. Mellon. First edition, no. 341 of 950 copies. Illustrated from 26 photographs. 198 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. An attractive late Derrydale production, in better condition than usually encountered. Siegel 141; Frazier A-5-a; Biscotti p. 11

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        SUNRISE IN EVENING. Poems by John B. Michel.

      Unknown: Michel-Wollheim Publications, 1938. 17 un-numbered leaves containing text and illustrations. Original silkscreen front cover artwork in pink, light blue and yellow by John B. Michel. The covers are detached and brittle, with minor chipping around the edges, with the inside edge reinforced with cloth tape. The text has a few minor stains. John B. Michel (1917- 1969) was a science fiction author and editor associated with the Futurians, of which he was one of twelve founding members. He was elected Director of the Futurians in 1941. A rare publication. . First Edition. Paperback. Good+ condition. Quarto (4to).

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        200,000 Feet The Edge of the World

      New York: E. P. Dutton, 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First edition of the author and film director's first book. An unusual story about a group of people deliberately and willingly marooned on an isolated island. A very good copy in brown cloth. Slight lean to spine and geneal light wear, but a very clean copy overall. The scarce dustwrapper is present. $3.50 price to lower front flap. Some chips, creasing and wear particularly to lower front panel, but a solid example nonetheless.

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        Deutsche Sankt Georg Sportzeitung. Offizielles Organ des Reichsverbandes für Zucht und Prüfung deutschen Warmbluts, dem Reichsnährstand angegliedert. Jahrgänge 1939 / 1940 / 1941, jeweils vollständig in 30 / 30 / 24 Heften * s e l t e n

      (noch Bilder zu Nr. 24685) - Dressurprüfungen, französische Reitkunst in der Reichshauptstadt, Fernsehsender im Zeichen des Berliner internationalen Turniers, Berliner Reiterkämpfe, Presse, SS-Turnier Nordhausen, SA.-Standartenführer Hans von Keiser vom Hauptamt Reit- und Fahrausbildung, Reiter-SA. in Rom, SS-Standartenführer Gunter d Alquen der Hauptschriftleiter des Schwarzen Korps beim Generalstabschef der Faschistischen Miliz, Heeres-Fahrschule in Potsdam-Krampnitz, ostpreußische Hengst-Prüfungsanstalt Zwion, Nachrufe Oskar N. Stensbeck, Turniere zu Frankfurt am Main, Remontenwesen, Höhepunkt: Führerbesuch, Wiener Spanische Reitschule, Abstammung- und Rassefragen in ihrer Bedeutung für heimische Pferdezucht, SS.-Reiter W.Fegelein, ostpreußische Pferdezucht, Galopprennsport in München der Hauptstadt der Bewegung, bayerische Vollblutzucht, Präsident Christian Weber, Braunes Band von Deutschland, Großer Preis vom Westwall, Preis der Deutschen Wehrmacht, Pferdezucht hat in Rastenburg / Schlossberg (Pilkallen), pommersche Warmblutzuchtstätten, Zügelführung bei Dressurpferden, Trabrennsport, Rückgang des Arabischen Pferdes im Orient, deutsche Reiter in Nizza, Führergeburtstag, Führerbesuch beim Berliner internationalen Reit- und Fahrturnier, Reitertod der Herzogin Rixa von Oldenburg, Lipizzaner-Zucht in Jugoslawien, bestes Fortpflanzungsalter der Vollbluthengste, schlesische Pferdezuchttage 1938, Training von Rennpferden, große Parade am 50. Geburtstag des Führers eine gewaltige Heerschar der deutschen Wehrmacht, der Führer während der Parade, Hannoveraner als Rennpferd, Wesen des Preisrichter- und Schaukritikeramtes, Gestüt Obora des Grafen Kinsky, Frühjahrsauktion in Trakehnen, Haflinger-Zuchtgebiete, Studenten reiten in Berlin, schwedisches Ardennerpferd, Military, Sudetendeutsches Reit- und Fahrturnier in Leitmeritz, SS-Standartenführer Hermann Fegelein, Ehrentage des großdeutschen Landvolks, Pforzheimer Reitertage, Arbeitstag der SA.-Reiterführer des NS.-Reiterkorps in Berlin, Reichsleiterführerschule, Lüneburger Rennen, deutsche Offiziere im Rennsattel, Pferdeplastik, Internationale Rennwochen in der Hauptstadt der Bewegung, Reitveranstaltung des Heeres in Karlshorst, Turnier Kavallerie-Regiment 9 in Fürstenwalde, Fahren mit dem Zweispänner, SA.-Reichsreiter-Wettkämpfe in Berlin, schlesische Turniere, Deutschlands erste Damenreitschule, Reiten an den Breslauer Hochschulen, Turnier- und Rennwoche Insterburg / Trakehnen, Braunes Band des Springsports, der Führer an der Front im Osten, Leistungsproben von Wehrmachtgespannen, Bildnachruf auf Generaloberst Freiherr von Fritsch, siegreicher Polenfeldzug, NS.-Schrifttum, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut

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        American Photographs (in Dustjacket)

      New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1938. Cloth. Very Good +/Good. The 1938 1st edition of this seminal title in American documentary photography. A very solid copy but with a Good only dustjacket, 10% of which is missing. The book itself is tight, clean and VG+, with just a touch of light soiling at the rear panel's bottom-edge. The dustjacket though has some issues: a sizeable section of the front flap-fold is gone and both the front and rear flaps are detached and laid-in. This is an ideal "starter" copy of the original printing, moderately priced in any kind of dustjacket and still somewhat presentable. Octavo, 5,000 copies issued. Evans's crisp, epoch-defining black-and-white photos along the rectos.

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        Flying Colours.

      London: Michael Joseph, 1938.. FIRST TRADE EDITION. Octavo, pp.284; [3 of adverts; [1]. Publisher's red cloth, titled in silver to spine, yellow endpapers, in the Rowland Hilder designed dust-jacket with the "Book Society Choice" wraparound band. Spine ends slightly rolled, slight crease down the spine. Some spotting to edges. The dust-jacket shows very well with some creasing and chipping to the top and bottom edges, some small loss at the top and bottom of the spine panel and to the centre top of the rear panel. The scarce wraparound band is a touch faded at the spine, with some loss there, and to the front fold. Very good.

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        The Hobbit

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, third state with seated flute player on title page, maps at paste down and free end papers in correct order as per list of illustrations, and Chapter VII is labeled correctly on page 118. Very Good, lacking the dust jacket. Lean to binding, spine bumped and lightly frayed at top end, small patch of cloth on top outer corner of front board is lightly lifted, cloth shows several tiny stains. Rear free end paper is slightly wavy, and the front free end paper shows a hint of an old water stain to the blank verso. A very nice copy.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        An Original Leaf from the Polycronicon Printed by William Caxton At Winchester in the Year 1482. The Life and Works with an Historical Reminder of Fifteenth Century England .[Leaf Book]

      Grabhorn Press for the Book Club of California, San Francisco 1938 - 4to 11" - 13" tall; 53 pages; Issued in an edition of 297 copies handset at the Grabhorn Press in Deepdene Text type on mold-made paper. Cream linen quarter cloth and brown paper covered boards with Caxton's device reproduced in a dark brown. Publisher's brown paper title label mounted to spine. The original plain, buff paper dust jacket is lightly shelf soiled with several small nicks and short tears to edges. Title page in red and black with caption titles, paragraph marks and colophon printed in red. The leaf Cxvii from the third book of Caxton's 1482 Polycronicon is hinge mounted inside a red ruled border on a blank (iii) following the title page. A very well preserved example of this finely printed leaf book, snugly bound, clean and neat. Mild offset toning adajcent to the Caxton leaf. The leaf is bright and clean without flaw. No prior ownership indications. NF in a nearly VG original dust cover. Uncommon thus . Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An Original Leaf from the Polycronicon Printed by William Caxton at Westminster in the Year 1482 [Leaf Book].

      San Francisco: Printed by the Grabhorn Press for the Book Club of California, 1938. Undetermined. near fine. edition limited to 297 copies. [iv], 53pp. Large Quarto. Quarter cloth and maroon paper boards with Caxton's printers device in black to both boards. Paper label with black text to spine. Fore edge and bottom edge untrimmed. Some wear to corners and slight rubbing to bottom edge, else fine. Leaf mounted to page [iii] with some age toning/discoloration and chipping to extremities of leaf. One initial hand-inked in red to frontside and two on backside. A finely printed leaf book from the Grabhorn Press and the Book Club of California, featuring a leaf from William Caxton's famous English incunable, the Polychronicon. Caxton was England's first printer and this edition of the Polychronicon was printed at Westminster in 1482. Included in the book is a "historical reminder" of fifteenth century England by Benjamin P. Kurtz, as well as a "Note on the Polycronicon" by Oscar Lewis and "An Appreciation of William Caxton" by Edwin Grabhorn. An incredible piece of history! 1938

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        The Death of the Heart - SIGNED by the Author

      Gollancz, 1938 A first edition, first printing published by Gollancz in 1938. A very good+ book (small tear to head of spine) with one previous owner's bookplate to the ffep. Some spotting to the page edges. The book has been SIGNED by the Author to an official 'The Book Society' bookplate which has been pasted to the front endpaper as called for. In a very good unclipped wrapper with browning to the spine and some light restoration to the foot of the spine. Some rubbing to edges, but a presentable copy.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Mangeclous surnommé aussi longues dents et oeil de Satan et lord High Life et sultan des tousseurs...

      First edition, an advance (service de presse) copy.Rare autograph inscription from Albert Cohen to Georges Cattaui.Small lacs, skillfully repaired to head and foot of spine, a tiny repaired tear to head of upper cover. Gallimard Paris 1938 15x21cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Key to New York City, No. 2

      1938 - Key to New York City, No. 2, by Royal H(uddleston) Burpee. Copyrighted 1938 by the YMCA of the City of New York.**Received by the copyright office July 23, 1938, and copyrighted as A 270931 (and so stamped). Mimeographed (?) on 11x8.5" paper, 91 leaves (printed on one side only), about 45,000 words. Bound in a period spring-loaded bind with thick leatherette covers. Fine condition (except for the title page, which has some ghosting from a card laid in for too-long.) No copies located in WorldCat/OCLC. Some sections are headed "Recreation Information Service, William Sloane House, YMCA". I can find no record of this book having been published, though it was issued a copyright number. Provenance: Library of Congress (with their rubbertamp "surplus/duplicate) on the title page. $500 Subject matter includes amusement parks (Steeplechase and Luna parks at Coney Island, Pallisades, Rockaways' Playland and Beach, Midland Beach on Staten Island), auto routes out of NYC, art galleries, beaches, best trips, camps, Central Park hike, Chinatown, Churches, City College of New York, golf, Greenwich Village, Jacob Reis Park, Lower East Side ("a two hour walking tour through the Ghetto, Pushcart Market, Brasstown and the Bowery"), museums, "Normandie", Pelham Bay Park, Sightseeing (historical and recreational), sociological, tennis, top-deck view of New York, and the World's Fair exhibit. If you'd like to know how much it cost to go swimming at Steeplechase Park, Coney Island, in 1938 (50 cents) this may be a good book for you. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Everybody's Autobiography

      London: William Heinemann, 1938. First Edition. hardcover. near fine. Thick 8vo, rebound in full tan morocco. London: William Heinemann, (1938). First English edition. A near fine copy.

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        Virgin and Child.

      1938. Original wood engraving on a Christmas card for the Peace Pledge Union. Image size 12.7 x 9 cms. Card signed inside in Eric Gill's hand "Greetings from Eric and Mary Gill".

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        Photograph

      1938. ABBOTT, Berenice. Photograph. Glass Brick and Brownstone Fronts. No place, circa 1940. Gelatin silver print (image measures 7-1/2 by 9 inches), mounted and matted (total measures 13 by 14-1/2 inches), caption on mount. $2000.Early gelatin silver print of a key 1938 photograph by Berenice Abbott, one of the select images chosen for her masterwork, Changing New York (1939), capturing the striking contrasts of style in an ever-evolving and restless Manhattan though AbbottÂ’s image of the two buildings on East 48th Street—the boldly remodeled office of modernist architect William Lescase and a neighboring brownstone—captioned below the image on print mount, handsomely mounted and matted.This early gelatin silver print of AbbottÂ’s photograph of two buildings on ManhattanÂ’s East 48th Street, titled “Glass Brick and Brownstone Fronts,” is one of the key images featured in her classic work, Changing New York (1939), funded by the Federal Art Project (FAP). This striking image “not only fulfills AbbottÂ’s criterion for the historical importance of the documentary mode, but also demonstrates its power as a medium of personal expression” (Parr & Badger I:141), providing “a distinctive interpretation of New York as well as a priceless document thereof” (Icons of Photography, 104). Abbott took this photograph on February 1, 1938, an image affirming that her “vision of this historically rich part of Manhattan extended beyond preconceived ideas of New York as the archetypal modern city.” She focuses on the contrast between the “iconoclastic office of modernist architect William Lescaze” and a neighboring brownstone. Both townhouses, built in the 1860s, were part of a group “that was uniformly remodeled in 1920 with a common garden as Turtle Bay Gardens. In 1934 Lescaze brazenly injected into this ensemble an example of the International Style, complete with white stucco, glass brick, horizontal windows and rooftop garden.” Near the time of the bookÂ’s publication, Abbott made a set of prints for the Museum of the City of New York, a second set for the Index of American Design and a partial set for the New York State Museum in Albany. Those prints (not this), each signed in pencil on the mount front, were printed by Abbott. When Abbott left the FAP in 1939, the disposition of the negatives was unresolved; despite her protests “the FAP continued to issue prints until 1943, when the FAP disbanded and sent AbbottÂ’s 700 negatives” to the Museum of the City of New York, where they remain” (Yochelson, Berenice Abbott, 229, 383, 31). An about-fine matted print, evenly brown-toned.

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        Mr. Popper's Penguins

      Little, Brown and Company, Boston - 1938. First edition. Illustrated throughout with full-page duotone and b/w drawings and text vignettes by Lawson. Octavo light gray pictorial cloth stamped in dark blue. A fine copy in a very good dust jacket which has a small chip at the upper tip and just slight sunning to the spine. An uncommonly nice copy of a title that usually has damage to the very fragile jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Literary Lion, ABAA]
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        Wee Gillis

      New York: The Viking Press, 1938. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine/Good. Limited edition, one of 525 copies signed by both Leaf and illustrator Lawson, 1938, hardcover with textured linen boards in extremely rare glassine DJ and paper slipcase, octavo, unpaginated, illustrated in b&w. Book fine, binding tight, text clean bright and unmarked. DJ is good with spine tattered and showing age, but handsome in protective mylar wrap. Slipcase VG with some cracking at hinges, age toning to extremities. No other copies we've handled or seen listed have had this jacket!

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        One Wild Night (Collection of 80 original keybook set design photographs from the 1938 film)

      Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1938. Collection of 80 vintage keybook set design photographs from the 1938 film. Original brown card wrappers present with film title printed on the front wrapper. Men have been going missing after withdrawing money from a local bank. The local police chief, (Tombes) together with a new ward (Baldwin) and a young newspaperwoman, (Lang) seeks to solve these cases of disappearances and extortion. 8 x 10 inches (20.5 x 25.5 cm). Bound with a silver prong binding. With two hole punches at left margin as called for. Near Fine. Complete collation details available on request.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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