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        Refaire la France

      1938. Grasset, Paris 1938, 11,5x17,5cm, broché. - Grasset, Paris 1938, 11,5x17,5cm, broché. - Edizione per il quale non è stato redatto grandi documenti, falsi menzione trentesima edizione. autografo Rare firmato da Jacques Doriot giornalista Etienne Rouchon del "Journal": "... con qualche mese di ritardo di cui mi scuso, questo libro il cui titolo sta vivendo una nuova ondata ..." Bella copia. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers, fausse mention de trentième édition. Rare envoi autographe signé de Jacques Doriot au journaliste Etienne Rouchon du "Journal" : "... avec quelques mois de retard dont je m'excuse, ce livre dont le titre connait une vague nouvelle..." Agréable exemplaire.  

      [Bookseller: Librairie Feu Follet]
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        THE BEAST MUST DIE by Nicholas Blake [pseudonym]

      New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1938.. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-260 [261-264: blank] [note: last two leaves are blanks], original yellow cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First U.S. edition. A Haycraft Queen "cornerstone." Pronzini and Muller, 1001 Midnights, pp. 62-3. Slight spine lean, a clean, very good copy in good dust jacket with wear and several short tears at edges. (#152585)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        The D. A. Holds a Candle

      William Morrow and Co. New York 1938 - First Edition. Uncommon political mystery featuring Douglas Selby. Very Good but for spine end cloth worn down, in Good only dustjacket, long horseshoe shaped closed tear to front panel with shadows of former scotch tape mending apparent to exterior, few small chips at spine ends, crease down spine. 0.0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TOO MANY COOKS

      New York, Toronto: Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated, [1938]. First edition. Mild age toning to paste downs from binders glue degradation, small chips to upper and lower edges with chips and loss to spine ends, spine panel with some color fade, front panel bright. (20294). Octavo, pp. [1-6] [1-2] 3-303 [304: blank], original red cloth, front and spine stamped in dark blue. A Nero Wolfe mystery novel. Nero leaves home to attend a meeting of great chefs hoping to obtain a secret recipe. Considered one of the best in the series. "The plotting in TOO MANY COOKS is tight, and the suspects interesting and varied..." and "Wolfe...delivers a superb talk on the subject of the elimination of racial prejudice...TOO MANY COOKS is at once a mystery of its age and a book ahead of its time." - Pronzini and Muller, 1001 Midnights, The Aficionado's Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction, pp. 755-57. "The masterpiece among three or four by Stout that deserve that name." - Barzun & Taylor, A Catalogue of Crime (1989), 3093.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        567° BTG Camicie Nere Bologna: ALBUM FOTO E CARTOLINE 1938 A.O.I. 1939 - MANOVRE DEL PO

      Album originale dell'epoca contenente 96 fra cartoline e fotografie e altre 15 fuori dall'album. Raro documento  dell'attività della Milizia in Africa Orientale nel 1938 e alle grandi manovre del 1939 (Armata del Po). Buono stato di conservazione, alcune delle cartoline sono viaggiate.

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        The Potter's House

      1938. First Edition . STEGNER, Wallace. The Potter's House. Muscatine, Iowa: The Prairie Press, 1938. Large octavo, original grey cloth, uncut. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $1850.First edition, one of 490 copies, of this early novella by Stegner.Published only a year after Stegner's prize-winning first novel Remembering Laughter, this novella was only ever released in this limited edition, making it one of his scarcest works. Fine condition.

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        TIROL Vorarlberg, Westliches Salzburg, Hochkärnten. Handbuch Für Reisende

      Karl Baedeker, Leipzig 1938 - DJ with light rubbing to extremities; In ridiculously good condition and with the very rare (and not tanned) DJ - the previous owner either didn't particularly like the Tirol or maybe this was his spare copy that he never touched. Bright marbled edges ; 16mo - 6" to 7" tall; 348 pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore]
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        Immortal Lyrics: An Anthology of English Lyric Poetry from Sir Walter Ralegh to A. E. Housman

      - 8vo, 1/2 blue morocco, raised bands on spine, gilt decorations. New York: Random House, (1938). First Edition. Very Good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Outlaw Trail

      Salt Lake City, UT: Charles Kelly. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1938. First Edition. Buckram. First edition, maroon striated buckram with gilt stamped titles on the front board and backstrip. Gilt stamped cowboy on the front board. Lightly rubbed top and bottom edges of boards, very light soiling on bottom edge; a beuatiful copy. Rare dust jacket with one very small chip on bottom corner, otherwise almost looks new which is remarkable as this is a rarely seen jacket. Singed and inscribed by author, Fruita, Utah March 24, 1950. History of one of the most notorious groups of outlaws in the West, the Wild Bunch. Profusely illustrated with maps, photographs, and illustrations. Book states 1000 copies printed, while other references state no more than 500 copies made it to the market. Regardless, rare to find signed and in this condition. Six-Guns 1221. Howes K58.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 337 pp; Signed by Author(s) .

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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        CIRCUS THE COMIC RIOT #2-1938-EXTREMELY RARE-BASIL WOLVERTON-BOB KANE

      Globe Syndicate 1938 - Scarce issue, important piece of comic book history. Spacehawks by BASIL WOLVERTON. Art by WILL EISNER, BOB KANE, and JACK COLE. Almost 80 years old! Nice cover, spine wear. Spine split at top and bottom. Condition: G+

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        The Silver Princess In Oz [First State In First State Dj)

      Chicago: Reilly And Lee , 1938. 1st Edition. Yellow Cloth. Near Fine Book/Very Good DJ. 9 1/4" Tall. Color Cover Illustration, And Illustrated Throughout In Black And White By John R Neill. 1st Printing 255 Pp. First Printing With 16-Page Gatherings (Stitching Visible Along Center Between Pages 56-57 Etc.), Binding A With Spine Illustration Of Mandy's Face, Yellow Cloth, Color Paste-On Illustration With Title Embellished With Shiny Silver Gilt, Illustrated Endpapers, B/W Illustrations, Spine With Publisher's Name In Semi-Script Type. First State Dj With Silver Embellishing To Titles On Spine And Front Panel, Titles Through The Silver Princess On Rear Flap. See Bienvenue P. 120. Near Fine Book, No Fading, Bright And Clean, Previous Owner's Information On Ownership Page, Very Slight Rubbing, Hinges Tight. In Very Good First State Dj With Wear And Short Tears At Edges,1 1/2" X 1/4" Chip At Lower Left Corner Of Front Panel, Minute Losses At Corners.

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        SILVER PRINCESS IN OZ

      1938. NEILL, J.R.. (BAUM,L.FRANK) SILVER PRINCESS IN OZ by Ruth Plumly Thompson. Chic: Reilly & Lee (1938). 4to, red cloth, slight rubbing else near Fine. 1st ed. 1st state with pictorial endpapers and 16p. gathers. (H-G XXXII). Illus. by J.R. NEILL in black and white throughout (as issued), this is a beautiful copy.

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        The Wellcome-Marston Archaeological Research Expedition to the Near East: Lachish: The Lachish Letters, The Fosse Temple, The Bronze Age, The Iron Age

      Oxford: Oxford, 1938. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition (ex-library)/No Dust Jacket. Ex-library with usual marks, but very light wear overall. Lachish letters in half cloth, spine a bit split, otherwise in fully cloth, very lightly worn. 6 volumes, complete - The Bronze Age and The Iron Age in two volumes each, a text and a plate volume. Size: Quarto (4to). 6-volume set (complete). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Archaeology; Inventory No: 046403.

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        A Survey of Persian Art. from Prehistoric Times to the Present (SIX VOLUMES).

      Oxford University Press, London 1938 - Small folio. (375 x 288 mm), xxviii, 895 pp/ xi, 897–1807 pp, with a folding plate/ xi, 1809–2817 pp, with a folding map/ xiv, with plates numbered from 1–510 (six coloured)/ xii, with plates numbered from 511–980 (97 coloured)/ xii, with plates numbered from 981–1482 (92 coloured)/ Titles printed in blue and black, 1,482 half tone plates, illustrations, Original blue buckram cloth,gilt-lettered spines; spines starting to fade, fore-edge portions of cloth covers often sunned, spine of volume 3 vertically split but repaired, internally clean and in good condition, published under the auspices of the American Institute For Iranian Art and Archaeology. First edition. During the 1930s, the study of Iranian art and architecture was promoted intensively, and the widely held view that Iran had been the cultural centre of the Muslim world reached a climax. The pertinent events of the decade can hardly be understood without reference to Arthur Upham Pope (1881–1969) a pioneering American expert on Persian/Iranian art and a professor of philosophy and aesthetics, archaeologist, political activist, museum director, and founder of an international scholarly organization. and Phyllis Ackerman - Pope and Ackerman (whom Pope eventually married) were able to persuade some of the greatest authorities of the day to contribute the various chapters, 69 scholars among them John Allan, Prof. Jurgi Baltrusaitis, Stanley Casson, Dr. G. Contenau, R.S. Cooke, Dr. Neilson C. Debevoise, Cecil H. Desch, Rene Doussaud, Dr. Richard Ettinghausen, C.J. Gadd, Rene Grousset, Prof. Ernst Herzfeld, Kurt Erdmann, Samuel Flury, André Godard, C. J. Lamm, Iosif Orbeli, Ernst Kühnel, Louis Massignon and Ugo Monneret de Villiard and others. Some contributors, such as Robert Byron (1905–41) and Eric Schroeder (1904–71), conducted researches in Iran in the 1930s, while others such as Ettinghausen did not make the journey. Not all of the contributors were full-time academics: Ralph Hariri (1892–1969), a merchant banker and art collector, wrote a chapter on metalwork' (Stephen Vernoit, ed., Discovering Islamic art. Scholars, collectors and collections, 1850–1950 pp. 41–4). An index volume (not present here) was published in 1958. Contents of each volume as follows: 1- Text, Pre-Achaemenid, Achaemenid, Parthian and Sasanian Periods. II- Text, Architecture, the Ceramic Arts, Calligraphy and Epigraphy. III- Text, The Art of the Book, Textiles, Carpets, Metalwork, Minor Arts. III- Plates 1-150 Pre-Achaemenid, Achaemenid, Parthian and Sasanian Period, Architecture of the Islamic Period. V- Plates 511-980 Architectural Ornament, Pottery and Fiance, the Art of the Book. VI- Plates 918-1482, Textiles, Carpets, Metalwork, Minor Arts. Size: Small Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Too Many Cooks: A Nero Wolfe Mystery

      New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1938. First Edition. A sharp copy of the fifth Nero Wolfe mystery. First Printing. Octavo; red cloth, with titling stamped in black on spine and front cover; dark blue-gray topstain; 303pp, with the recipes on the last 12 leaves printed on blue stock. Hint of a forward lean, with faint offset from binders glue to pastedowns; very Near Fine, lacking the rare dustjacket.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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        Too Many Cooks

      Farrar and Rinehart, 1938. 1st. hardcover. lite edgewear and slant, VG.

      [Bookseller: CANFORD BOOK CORRAL]
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        [Original Portrait Photograph of Ethel Waters]

      [New York, 1938. Original borderless gelatin silver print, with semi-matte finish, 8 x 10 inches (25.2 x 20.2 cm). Photographer's blindstamp in lower left corner; Atelier stamp and negative number ("IXN:26" in green ink in Van Vechten's hand on verso), minor bump at one corner, otherwise about fine. A fine portrait of the woman acknowledged as one of the most influential of all jazz and blues singers, often credited as the first African American "superstar." The image dates from the end of the decade that saw her triumphs at the Cotton Club, her Broadway successes (notably CABIN IN THE SKY), and her role as the first African American to star in a commercial coast-to-coast radio show. In this photograph, Waters has donned a narrow brimmed, short crowned hat with a feather and a daisy inserted in the hatband, has her fists on her hips, and is gazing off camera to her left, with a full smile. The Library of Congress Van Vechten collection includes at least four other images dating from the same sitting, but this image is not among those in the LC image database of the collection.

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        Tim and Lucy Go To Sea

      New York: OUP, 1938. [1938]. Pictorial boards with cloth spine, edges rubbed, else fine; matching dust jacket with long closed tear to front panel, losses to spine ends and corners, small faint drawing in pencil on rear panel, original price intact. Tim and Lucy convince Mr. Grimes to take them on an ocean voyage. Remarkable and memorable color artwork on every page. Printed on one side of the paper.. First American Edition. Near Fine/Good. Folio.

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        Transjordanien. Vorgeschichtliche Forschungen. Mit Beiträgen von Franz M. Th. Böhl, Professor in Leiden, und Dr. K. Willmann, Wisebaden.

      Stuttgart: Strecker und Schröder, 1938 - Quarto. Original grey-cream linen, lettered in brown on spine and front cover with designs derived from the desert petroglyphs. With the dust jacket and original plain card slipcase. Jacket just a little rubbed and with some very minor chipping at the edges, the slipcase browning and becoming brittle, but overall a very good copy indeed. 30 plates, one of them a folding panorama, illustrations to the text, 75 of them full-page, 2 full-page maps and a folding map at the rear. First edition, presentation copy, inscribed by Rhotert on the front free endpaper to an unnamed recipient, thanking them for their support for the Forschungsinstituts für Kulturmorphologie. The leader's account of the work of the Nordgruppe der XII. Deutschen-Innerafrikanischen Forschungsexpedition in the Transjordan and Libya includes the first scientific study of the rock art at Kilwa, pioneering work in the field, never translated into English. This is not an uncommon book institutionally, with some 70 copies showing on OCLC, and is fairly frequently encountered commercially, but very rarely inscribed or in such excellent condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Photograph

      , 1938. 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 Abbott

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        SILVER PRINCESS IN OZ

      NEILL, J.R.. (BAUM,L.FRANK) SILVER PRINCESS IN OZ by Ruth Plumly Thompson. Chic: Reilly & Lee (1938). 4to, red cloth, slight rubbing else near Fine. 1st ed. 1st state with pictorial endpapers and 16p. gathers. (H-G XXXII). Illus. by J.R. NEILL in black and white throughout (as issued), this is a beautiful copy.

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        Dieric Bouts und seine Schule

      Verlag fur Kunstwissenschaft, Berlin and Leipzig 1938 - Publishers red cloth with gilt embossed title on cover. xiii, (3), 275 pp., followed by 90 single-sided sheets containing more than 90 bw reproductions. Text is entirely in German. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Gyroscope, Its Practical Construction and Application

      E. & F. N. Spon, Ltd 1938 - 1938. 224 pages. No dust jacket. This is an ex-Library book. Maroon cloth with faded lettering. B&W illustrations throughout. Distinct tanning to endpapers and page edges. Some internal hinge cracks. Ex-library with usual stamps and inserts. Mild wear to spine, board edges and corners. Small splits (approx. 5mm) to spine ends. Noticeable soiling across the boards, with library mark to bottom of spine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Our Town

      New York: Coward McCann, 1938. The actor Tom Fadden's copy, inscribed to him by Thornton Wilder, signed by the entire cast, annotated by him for performance, and with an autograph postcard from Wilder laid in. 8vo. Original cloth; original pictorial dust jacket (some fraying and short tears at edges); cloth folding case. Tom Fadden's copy, with his ownership name and address on the verso of the half-title. Presentation copy, inscribed by Wilder to Fadden on the half-title: "For Tom: with the gratitude of Thornton Wilder / N.Y. May 1938." Additionally inscribed by star Frank Craven, and signed by the cast. Further enhancing this exemplary copy are penciled notes by Fadden on 39 pages of the text in which he remarks on performance subtleties or provides himself with visual cues. Tom Fadden originated the role of Howie Newsome, the young milkman and fixture of Grover's Corners. 'Our Town' was first performed at McCarter Theater in Princeton, New Jersey on January 22, 1938. It moved to the Wilbur Theatre in Boston, Massachusetts on January 25, 1938 and made its New York City debut on February 4, 1938 at Henry Miller's Theatre. It won the 1938 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The present copy was inscribed to Fadden after the first performances of the play, and thus connects its early life on the stage via Fadden's performance notes to the moment of its great critical reception in New York. Laid-in is an autograph postcard from Wilder to Fadden, 12 July [1942], saying that he mentioned Fadden to Alfred Hitchcock but that it seemed the director had already filled his vacant role. He writes "I hope that you and I can work together on something again when the war's over." Also laid in are a promotional photo and a Playbill for the run at the Morosco Theatre. Tom Fadden (1895-1980) had a long career, performing on stage, vaudeville, film and television. Among his numerous roles, he is perhaps best remembered as the Tollhouse Keeper on the bridge in 'It's a Wonderful Life' for his reaction to the angel Clarence's explanation of who he is to George Bailey.

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        Beiträge zur Münzkunde des ehemaligen Hochstifts Münster von der ältesten Zeit bis zur Verweltlichung desselben; mit historischen und kritischen Bemerkungen. Erste Abt., Nachträge und zweite und letzte Abt. (alles)

      Coesfeld, Riese, 1938, 1840 und 1841. - VIII, 222, 128 und 185 Seiten zwei Seiten mit kl. Randmarkierung Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 600 17 cm, neuerer Pergamenteinband

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        Jagdgeschwader Horst Wessel - Bearbeitet im Auftrage des Stabschefs der SA.

      München, Zentralverlag der NSDAP, Eher Nachf. 1938. 1.Auflage, 276 Seiten mit zahlreichen Abbildungen und 12 Fotos auf Tafeln, Gr.-8°, Leinen- Hardcover/Pappeinband mit aufwendig geprägtem Reichsadler, Einband etwas berieben, Bildanhang war am Rand einmal zusammengeklebt (Bilder nicht betroffen), ansonst guter und sauberer Zustand. ------------------------------------------------------------ extrem seltener SA Bildband. Luftfahrt

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        XXe SIECLE: Chroniques du Jour

      First series of five magazines complete; Nos. 1-5/6; 4to; original wrappers, No. 1, Mars 1938 has an original colour lithograph by Pascin ("Le Chaperon Rouge"), with articles by Kandinsky, Le Corbusier, de Chirico, etc.; No. 2, Mai 1938 has an original colour lithograph by Kurt Seligmann and contributions by Miro, Man Ray, and Zadkine; No. 3, Juillet 1938 has 6 original woodcuts in colour and black-and-white by Kandinsky, including 2 colour woodcuts made for "Klange"; one colour woodcut for Der Blaue Reiter (Special Edition); No. 4, Christmas 1938. With 8 original engravings by Matisse, Arp, de Chirico, Miro, Laurens, Helion, Zadkine and Magnelli. With 2 coloured lithographs by Duchamp and Bill; No. 5/6, 1939. With original lithograph by Max Ernst, original engraving by W. Power, Kandinsky wood-engraving in 2 colours, and a Gino Severini "Futurist" engraving. Fine, a little dusty and some wear to the spines, internally fresh. Preserved in specially made box.

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        Listen! The Wind

      Chatto & Windus 1938 - Anne Morrow Lindbergh and Charles Lindbergh (1938) ‘Listen! The Wind‘, UK first edition, first printing, published by Chatto & Windus. Signed and inscribed by Anne Morrow and Charles Lindberg on the title page “For Mr and Mrs Hook from Anne Morrow Lindbergh and Charles Lindbergh, [place?] 1938”. Condition: the book is in very good + condition. The book is internally clean with no other inscriptions and no foxing to endpapers or the other pages whatsoever. Boards are clean with a little shelf wear. A few ageing spots to the top page block edges. The dust jacket is good with some loss to the edges and is price clipped. This is the much scarcer UK first edition which is exceptionally scarce signed (far more common is the US first edition). The book comes with a brief note of provenance from the previous owner. As is correctly stated, the Lindbergh couple, following the kidnapping of their young son (‘the crime of the century’) relocated to the UK for a few years to escape the media onslaught back in their home. During their stay in Britain there was opportunity to sign a few UK copies such is in this example. This book tells the story how the couple crosses the Atlantic by plane from Africa to South America in 1933. Anne Morrow wrote the book and Charles wrote the foreword and provided the maps. The book won the National Book Award for Nonfiction in The US and was a bestseller back in those days. Charles Lindbergh was the first man to cross the Atlantic by plane from New York to Paris in 1927. The flight took him 33 1/2 hours in the ‘Spirit of St Louis’. A unique piece of history signed by pioneers and heroes of human achievement! [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        L'indicatif présent, ou l'infirme tel qu'il est. Poèmes. Avec un frontispice de Pablo Picasso.

      P., Soutes, 1938. - Petit in-4 broché, 107 pp., [1] f., frontispice imprimé en noir. Edition originale (il n'y a eu que 30 grands papiers avec le frontispice à l'eau-forte). Couv. un peu défraîchie avec rousseurs, piqûres d'épingle négligeables en marge p.31 à 37, non rogné, bonne condition. Edition originale du premier livre de Luc Decaunes (1913-2001), gendre de Paul Eluard, proche des surréalistes, fondateur de la revue " Soutes " en 1936. Le frontispice de Pablo Picasso est un portrait de Dora Maar, connu également sous le titre de "Femme au fauteuil", réalisé le 19 juin 1938. Nous ignorons l'ampleur du tirage de ce livre dont les exemplaires connus sont fort peu nombreux. L'on n'en trouve que 3 dans les bibliothèques de France (BnF, Bibl. Jacques Doucet et Bibl. Kandinsky du Centre Georges Pompidou). Réf. bibliographiques : Matarasso, 28. - Geiser-Baer, 642. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Collected Chess Games 1926-1926

      Moscow, 1938. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. The very uncommon 1938 1st edition, published out of Moscow in Cyrillic. A ten year collection of games (1926-36) of the 3-time World Champion and International Grandmaster. Solid and VG in its chocolate-brown cloth, with very light chipping to the spine ends and light wear at the front panel and spine. 64mo, 368 pgs.

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        The Hobbit

      Houghton Mifflin Company 1938 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        China To-Day

      1938 - 45 pp. text + 32 pp. plates. cover is discolored, small chips at bottom of cover & spine, small tear at top & bottom of spine, small tear on front cover fore-edge, staple binding rusted. Contents; Prologue.China--Yesterday and To-day; Chapter 1. The country; Chapter 2. The life of the people; Chapter 3. Religion in the life of the people; Chapter 4. The influences of Christianity.; Chapter 5. The Chung Hua Sheng Kung Hui; Chapter 6. The Church Missionary Society's Contribution to the Life of the C.H.S.K.H.; Chapter 7. Christian Leaders of the C.H.S.K.H.; Eplilogue. Australia's Opportunity for Partnership in the C.H.S.K.H.; Appendices: A. Religious of China; B. C.M.S. Missionaries in China To-day; C. C.M.S. Monthly Magazines 0.0 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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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 Versand D: 5,90 EUR 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, Staatlichem 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

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        THE BEAST MUST DIE by Nicholas Blake [pseudonym]

      New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1938.. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-260 [261-264: blank] [note: last two leaves are blanks], original yellow cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First U.S. edition. A Haycraft Queen "cornerstone." Pronzini and Muller, 1001 Midnights, pp. 62-3. Slight spine lean, a clean, very good copy in good dust jacket with wear and several short tears at edges. (#152585)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc. ]
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        Frère bourgeois mourez-vous? Ding! Ding! Dong!

      1938. Grasset, Paris 1938, 12,5x18,5cm, broché. - Grasset, Paris 1938, 12,5x18,5cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una copia del servizio stampa. autografo prezioso firmato Emmanuel Berl Paul Nizan: "... questo libro ridere e lui dice che non piangere ..." Piccole macchie sul dorso e piatta, due lacrima bloccato nella parte superiore e inferiore della schiena. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Précieux envoi autographe signé d'Emmanuel Berl à Paul Nizan : " ... ce livre qui le fera rire et dont il dira qu'il le fait pleurer..." Petites taches sur le dos et les plats, premier plat légèrement sali, deux déchirures recollées en tête et en pied du dos.

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        Cocomalt Big Book of Comics #1 1938-1st issue-Joe Penner-Bob Wood-Jack Cole-FR

      Harry A Chesler 1938 - -First issue -Very rare listed as "8" in Gerber -Joe Penner, Little Nemo by Winsor McCoy -Art by Jack Cole, Fred Guardineer, Paul Gustavson, Bob Wood, Charles Biro -Dan Hastings sci-fi story, Hoot Gibson Condition: FR

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        Les Colonnes.

      - Radierung und Kupferstich, signiert und bezeichnet als „epreuve d artiste". 32:19,8 cm. Brillanter vollrandiger Abdruck in Schwarzbraun auf Japan. Prachtvolles Exemplar von ausgezeichneter Erhaltung! Bellmer war nicht nur als Maler und Graphiker tätig, sondern auch als Bildhauer, Photograph und Schriftsteller. Im Schaffen des 1938 nach Paris emigrierten Künstlers bilden erotische Darstellungen ein Hauptthema.

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        Scritti giuridici. Raccolti ordinati curati da Domenrico Simoncelli. Con prefazione di Arrigo Solmi

      Societˆ Editrice del Foro Italiano, Roma 1938 - Intonsi XIX + 595 VII + 612 p. 2 voll in-8

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        Guide to Peking

      Peking Chronicle Press, 1938 Slight wear at corners condition is amazing for age. Pristine fold-out map after page 12 shows "Bird's Eye View of Peking and Environs".   130 pages plus many advertisments in front and back.  Separate folded 1 page "How to See Peking as suggested by the college of Chinese Studies Hostel, Peking" is included.

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        The Mammals of China and Mongolia Part 1-2 (Complete) Natural History of Central Asia.

      1938-1940. 2 volumes. xxv, 1350 p., 75. figs, 20 pls, 4to, Central Asiatic Expeditions. With library stamps. Bind tight. Good condition (WITH PICTURE).

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        How's Tricks

      Foulsham, 1938. The first British edition, a very rare early (1938 -- one year after his first book, Mulberry Street) appearance by Dr. Seuss, who supplied the art on the front of the rare dust jacket, and the frontispiece. The art, a drawing of a huge rabbit pulling a magician out of a top hat, bears Dr. Seuss's printed signature, and exemplifies his unique humor. Very rare in dust jacket, which is missing a one inch circular chip at the top of the front panel affecting the word "How's".

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        TIROL Vorarlberg, Westliches Salzburg, Hochkärnten. Handbuch Für Reisende

      Leipzig: Karl Baedeker. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1938. 40th Edition. Hardcover. DJ with light rubbing to extremities; In ridiculously good condition and with the very rare (and not tanned) DJ - the previous owner either didn't particularly like the Tirol or maybe this was his spare copy that he never touched. Bright marbled edges ; 16mo - 6" to 7" tall; 348 pages .

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