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        Arms and the Covenant, inscribed by Churchill in July 1938 to his future wartime Minister of Transport and Minister of Aircraft Production, British aviation pioneer and Member of Parliament Lord Brabazon of Tara

      London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1938. First Edition, only printing. Hardcover. This first edition, only printing was inscribed by Winston Churchill in July 1938, during his pre-WWII political exile, to his future wartime Minister of Transport and Aircraft Production, British aviation pioneer and Member of Parliament Lord Brabazon of Tara. Boldly inked in black on the front free endpaper in five lines, the inscription reads: “To | Moore Brab | from | Winston S. Churchill | Jul 1938”. Condition approaches very good. The blue cloth binding is square and tight with minor staining to the boards and toning of the spine and upper boards, likely reflecting long-term shelf placement beside smaller volumes. The spine gilt remains clearly legible. The contents show only incidental spotting, primarily confined to the endpapers and page edges, and age-toning to the pages. The authorÂ’s inscription is the sole previous ownership mark. Transfer browning typical of this edition (caused by the pastedown glue) has ghosted the inscription onto the half-title. Like Churchill, John Theodore Cuthbert Moore-Brabazon (1884-1964, first baron Brabazon of Tara) was educated at Harrow School. “Attracted to the mysteries of the early internal combustion engine”, Moore-Brabazon left Cambridge to become a racing driver, winning the 1907 Circuit des Ardennes before discovering his lifelong passion for aircraft. He became the first Englishman to pilot a heavier-than-air machine under power in England and received the first pilotÂ’s certificate issued by the Royal Aero Club before spending the First World War in charge of the Royal Flying Corps Photographic Section, from 1914-1918. He was decorated with the Military Cross and as a Knight of the Legion dÂ’honneur and twice mentioned in dispatches. In 1918 Moore-Brabazon successfully stood for Parliament as a Conservative, where he served from 1918-1929 and from 1931-1942. Moore-Brabazon and Churchill shared a passion for the air; when ChurchillÂ’s appointment as Secretary of State for War and Air in early 1919 was challenged in the House of Commons, Moore-Brabazon “asked the House to approve ChurchillÂ’s appointment, declaring: ‘He does enjoy the confidence of most people interested in the air. He has imagination, and I believe he has the movement at heart.Â’" (Gilbert, Vol. IV, p.201) Moore-Brabazon was invited to become Parliamentary Private Secretary to Churchill. He would remain an important ally in the 1930s. “He supported ChurchillÂ’s pleas for a more spirited policy of rearmament throughout the era of appeasement” and in October 1940 became ChurchillÂ’s Minister of Transport and was sworn of the Privy Council. In May 1941 he became Minister of Aircraft Production. The two men shared history and perspective. Ironically, it was that shared perspective that cost Moore-Brabazon his political career. Churchill was a voluble pre and post-war critic of Soviet Russia, but during Second World War the Soviets were a vital ally. So when Moore-Brabazon expressed the hope in February 1942 that the German and Russian armies would annihilate one other, he was forced to resign. By April 1942 he was consoled with a peerage. “As a father figure of aeronautical enterprise” Lord Brabazon continued to have significant influence on aviation. He also continued to display characteristic boldness and panache, braving the Cresta racing toboggan run at St. Moritz every year until his death and excelling at several sports well into his eighth decade. (ODNB) Arms and the Covenant contains text from 41 Churchill speeches criticizing British foreign policy, spanning 25 October 1928 to 24 March 1938. It has been called "probably the most crucial volume of speeches that he ever published." (Frederick Woods) A copy of the U.S. edition lay on "President Roosevelt's bedside table, with key passages, including an analysis of the president's peace initiative, underscored." (William Manchester). The British first edition saw only a single printing of 5,000 copies published on 24 June 1938.

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        La Nausée

      Gallimard, Paris 1938 - Copy 4 of 15 numbered copies on vélin pur fil (a total of 23 copies printed on this paper, the tirage de tête). Binding by Georges Leroux (1982). Black box calf with inlays of brown ostrich, box calf doublures and chamois suede gardes, edges rough gilt, wrapers and spine preserved, chemise and slipcase in wood veneer and box calf. A similar binding, in red, executed in 1989 on another copy of the same text, was in the Georges Leroux exhibition at the Bibliothéque Nationale. Provenance: Bibliothèque FF, Drouot, 25 May 2002. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thomas A. Goldwasser Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        Out of Africa

      Random House, New York 1938 - Gold stamping bright on cloth boards. Very slight rubbing to black spine portion. DJ has slight chipping and the usual fading. Jacket price $2.75 is intact. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Henry Gardiner, Bookseller]
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        A Glorious ink blotter from Sandringham House, (of Teck, 1867-1953, Queen of George V)

      1938 - the blotter is mounted on a papier mache board decorated with a coloured design of pheasants in the landscape near York Cottage, the blotter itself can be revealed by taking the top layer out and laying it into the bottom layer, which has a printed card attached stating that it is a present from Queen Mary, at that time the Queen Mother, She had given it as a gift to Queen Maud of Norway's favourite servant as a memento of the death of Queen Maud, who had died at Sandringham the previous month. It is unusual that Queen Mary would have given an artefact from Sandringham as it is part of a much larger set which is still extant in the house today.

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        La difesa della razza. Direttore Telesio Interlandi.

      Roma, 1938/39, A. II n¡ 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 di, pp. 48/64 (Il Segretario di Redazione era Giorgio Almirante). Un solo numero privo delle copertine originali, ottimi tutti gli altri. Un numero monografico sulle due razze dell'Asse ed altro "Antirazzisti di tutto il mondo : unitevi !". Tutti quattordici :

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani già' Naturalistica snc]
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        Money and How It Gets That Way

      Booster Publications, Paris, [1938] - [One of 495 copies] Small 4to Very nice copy, partly unopened. Presentation Copy, inscribed by the author on the dedication page in 1939 to Bertram Rota An Ezra Pound spoof. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Collection of Artwork, Drawing, and Sketches by A S Van Eerde, c1920s - 1940s

      c1920s - 1940s. The collection is overall in good condition. On some pieces there are glue stains on the back. The sketches and notes are on a finer paper, which as caused some very minor tears along the edges on some pieces. Some of the paper is toned and soiled. But overall fine. . A collection of over seventy (70) pieces of artwork by A S Van Eerde. The work is in various stages of completion, such as notes, outlines, sketches, illustrations, and completed works. A S Van Eerde was a commercial artist that designed advertisements for clients. He also sold his own fine art and was a writer/illustrator that did covers and interiors for magazines like "American Legion Weekly", and comic books. He had a short-lived comic strip called "2038 AD: An Excursion to Mars", that ran only four installments in "Amazing Mystery Funnies" comic book series published by Centaur between 1938-1940. Among the collection is a series of six (6) watercolors that depict what "Daddy & Bruce" did during their day together, such as visiting the Museum of Natural History, and the zoo. Another series of six (6) watercolors depict several hilarious moments, such as a young girls 'sensible winter outfit' and an early morning conversation at the bus stop. There are several one off pieces (in ink, pencil or watercolor): rides at an amusement park, a master painter painting using paint by number, a professor putting helium in his car tires instead of air, and sketches of different advertisements, as well as some finished products or possible reference pieces. Please view the collection by clicking on the link:

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        Group of Correspondence: 5 Autograph Letters, signed; and 2 Autograph Notes, signed, to Lord Astor; and 2 Autograph Notes, signed, to Miss Tindersley (Lord Astor's Secretary)

      16 Langford Place St., John's Wood, N.W.8, 1938. 1 vols. 8vo. Fine. 1 vols. 8vo. Dame Laura Knight Fulfills a Horse Portrait Commission from Lord Astor. An inside look at an enterprise by the greatest female Engliish painter of her time, Dame Laura Knight (1877-1970). In 1936, she "was elected Royal Academician, the first woman to become a full member of the Royal Academy". The correspondence concerns Dame Laura's commission to do a picture of two of Lord Astor's horses (Pag-up and Mannamead), to include the making of preparatory studies at the Astor stud. She outlines her prices, ranging "from 350 guineas for about 20 x 24" to "650 guineas for 50 x 40". With a few interesting asides, such as, "I am backing 'Cash Book' for the Derby and I am praying he wins." The picture finished, she comments, "It was a hard subject to paint: two brown horses made an equally divided interest".

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        La Nausée

      Paris: Gallimard, (1938). Copy 4 of 15 numbered copies on vélin pur fil (a total of 23 copies printed on this paper, the tirage de tête). Binding by Georges Leroux (1982). Black box calf with inlays of brown ostrich, box calf doublures and chamois suede gardes, edges rough gilt, wrapers and spine preserved, chemise and slipcase in wood veneer and box calf. A similar binding, in red, executed in 1989 on another copy of the same text, was in the Georges Leroux exhibition at the Bibliothéque Nationale. Provenance: Bibliothèque FF, Drouot, 25 May 2002.

      [Bookseller: Thomas A. Goldwasser Rare Books]
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        Brighton Rock

      The Viking Press, New York, 1938 First edition, first printing.Octavo. Original black and rose pink cloth, titles to spine and rules to boards in silver, blue topstain. With the pictorial dust jacket.Ownership inscription to front pastedown, endleaves browned as usual, but an exceptionally fresh copy in the lightly rubbed and very slightly creased and marked dust jacket. A very decent copy of the true first edition of one of Greene's major successes: the British edition followed later that year.[91]

      [Bookseller: Blakeney Griffin Booksellers Ltd]
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        Oliver Twist

      Richard Bentley, 1938 Three volumes, first edition, first issue, with "Boz" as author and "fireside" plate in Vol. 3. Rebound in handsome decorated leather binding. Repair to hinge in volume 1, volume 2 has some pages cut at the bottom, not affecting text. With the bookplate of Ralph Clutton, probably Rev. Ralph Clutton, vicar of Horsted Keynes, whose family later created a prominent real estate business still in operation today.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        Fireworks. [Newsagent. Original lithograph from High Street]

      Country Life. London 1938 - Single lithographed sheet. Perhaps the iconic Ravilious image, chosen by Ravilious' friend Helen Binyon for the dustjacket of her 1983 memoir and biography of the artist. Cut from a copy of High Street, aquired mounted and framed. Very good condition, residue of mounts to the upper rear of the sheet otherwise no faults. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: David Cornell]
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      1938. First Edition . Signed. GLASGOW, Ellen. [Works]. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938. Twelve volumes. Tall octavo, original half vellum over polished maroon linen, purple morocco spine labels, covers embossed with dogwood motif, top edges gilt, uncut. Housed in four original slipcases (three volumes each). $1600.Limited “Virginia Edition,” number 66 of only 810 sets, signed by Glasgow in Volume I, with biographical frontispieces in each volume.This elegantly printed set includes Barren Ground, Miller of Old Church, Vein of Iron, Sheltered Life, Romantic Comedians, They Stooped to Folly, Battle-Ground, Deliverance, Virginia, Voice of the People, Romance of a Plain Man, and Life and Gabriella. Fine condition. one slipcase with expert repairs to seams.

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      William Morrow, New York 1938 - Octavo. A very good+ copy with minimal cover edge wear, owner bookplate. In a very good price clipped dust jacket with mild chips and wear. 308 pp. + 5 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Case of the Shoplifter's Shoe

      Morrow, NY 1938 - Near fine attractive copy in a VG Dust Jacket missing several shallow chips and with the usual spine color fading. The 13th Perry Mason title, quite rare in jacket [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      New York: William Morrow, 1938. First Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Very Good+/Very Good. Octavo. A very good+ copy with minimal cover edge wear, owner bookplate. In a very good price clipped dust jacket with mild chips and wear. 308 pp. + 5 pp.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        The Case of the Shoplifter's Shoe

      NY: Morrow, 1938. First Edition. hardcover. Near fine attractive copy in a VG Dust Jacket missing several shallow chips and with the usual spine color fading The 13th Perry Mason title, quite rare in jacket

      [Bookseller: Mystery Cove Book Shop]
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        (Book Maquette and Collection of Photographs)

      [New York: Self-published, circa 1950s]. Maquette is near fine in clear acetate covers; prints uniformly near fine. A compelling photographic archive by a little known émigré artist deserving of wider notice; currently there are no records of Ursula Wronkow found in OCLC.. Unique 44 page maquette, comb-bound quarto, of an apparently unrealized photobook together with a collection of 44 silver gelatin prints, each measuring 8 x 10 inches; 31 smaller, single weight silver gelatin prints of various sizes; 3 glossy 8 x 10 prints stamped to verso by the "New York Convention & Visitors Bureau"; and additionally a German language newspaper clipping illustrated with a photograph by Wronkow also found in the collection of loose prints, all housed in a vintage photo paper box. Of the 8 x 10 inch prints, 4 are signed in pencil to verso, another 4 have stickers with Wronkow's name and address, and many of the photographs have additional pencil notations and stamps, several referencing "Aufbau", the New York City based German-language Jewish émigré newspaper where her husband Ludwig Wronkow worked, eventually as editor-in-chief. Ursula Wronkow, along with her husband Ludwig and brother-in-law George Wronkow, fled their native Germany and emigrated to the US in 1938. Though not much is known about Wronkow's career, it appears she was a professional photographer with an abiding interest in documenting street life in New York City. The maquette paints a vibrant, kinetic portrait of New York, from Midtown to Central Park to Chinatown and Coney Island. The loose photographs continue in a similar vein, but also with a few images from Africa, India, and possibly southern Europe.

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        The Potter's House

      , 1938. 1938. First Edition . STEGNER, Wallace. The Potter

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      Philo Verlag, Berlin. 1938. Hardcover. 1st edition. Original printed linen boards. 8vo. 6, 142 pages; 18.5 cm. In German. Title translates to “Guide for Jewish Emigration. ” With 20 maps. Styled after the popular "Philo Lexikon, " this publication is a remarkable record of its time. Issued barely two weeks prior to the outbreak of Kristallnacht (9/10 November, 1938) , this appears as nothing else but a tourist guide-book. Yet its contents reveal a far more urgent need: An alphabetical survey of countries world-wide with their respective rules for obtaining entry-visas. These are no tourist formalities, for now survival depends on them. Which countries still accept migrants? How much money do they demand? For what occupations is there a need? Which diseases need one be prepared for? Where to find local organizations who can assist immigrants? Includes twenty colored maps, including one world map displaying distances from Berlin. The Jewish owned Philo Verlag, was forcibly closed a month following the publication of this guide, by which time the Nazis decided they were no longer willing to permit Jews to leave Germany – even if they could find a country willing to take them in, which after the Evian Conference of earlier that summer, was most unlikely. The Jews who remained in Germany were now quite trapped. A copy sold at auction in 2016 for over USD 1300. SUBJECT(S) : Jewish migration, Geography, Germany, WWII. Wear and a bit of bowing to boards, which has put pressure on the inside hinges. Minimal stains. Minimal pencil markings that do not affect text. Good Condition (HOLO2-134-64) .

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
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        Satz und druck munster heft 1938. Vorlagenheft fur setzer, Drucker, werbefachleute graphiker und reprodulktionstechniker

      Verlag der graphischen monatsschrift, Berlin 1938 - In 4, cm 24 x 31,5, pp. (238). Brossura editoriale con gora all'angolo inferiore e qualche segno d'uso. Rara rivista dedicata alla grafica tedesca. Composta in buona parte da pubblicita' originali, pieghevoli, carte da lettera, stralci da pubblicazioni assemblate e intercalate da articoli. Carte differenti. Vari articoli sono opera di Fritz Genzmer:ÂAsymmetrie oder Mittelachse?,ÂDer Gebrauchstypograph Thannhaeuser, Normdrucksachen in zeitgemaber Gestaltung ecc. Altro lungo articolo e' dedicato alla pubblicita' relativa alla XI Olimpiade di Berlino 1936 (Georg Wagner). ÂTra gli esempi di grafica sono presenti molti inserti originali legati alla tipografia come quello legato alla macchina da stampa Planeta. Altro inserto di notevole interesse e' quello dedicato all'annosa diatriba tra i caratteri Antiqua e Fraktur.ÂPubblicazione di grande importanza per la grafica della Germania degli anni '30. TED

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        Oeuvre Plastique, Peintures et Dessins Architecture.

      1938. LE CORBUSIER. Oeuvre plastique. Peinture et Dessins. Architecture. Avant-propos de Jean Badovici. 28 pp. Illustrated with images in text, four full-page drawings, and 40 loose plates, including five coloured pochoirs and four original coloured lithographs. 4to., 280 x 230 mm, bound in original cloth-backed illustrated portfolio. Paris: Morancé, 1938. The first monograph of Le Corbusier with regard to his work as an architect-painter, including a lengthy essay by him on painting. Introduction by Jean Badovici. The text is illustrated with his designs and drawings, and plates depicting his paintings, lithographs, tapestries, and murals. Plates 30-36 illustrate the Pavillon des Temps Nouveaux at the Expo Paris 1937. Neat ex-library, with stamps on the verso of the plates, four of which are original lithographs by Le Corbusier. Brady IA-30.

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      - (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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        Superb pair of enormous photos by Dorothy Wilding & Bertram Park, signed and dated by the King under each image and by the photographers, Wilding in capitals in white ink and Park in pencil on the mount, (1895-1952, King of England) & ELIZABETH (1900-2002, Queen of Great Britain)

      1938 - showing the Royal couple three quarters length, the King in uniform with all his medals and orders and the Queen in a jewelled dress with tiara and strings of pearls, each 17" x 12" in photographer's mounts, 23½" x 16", no place,

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        Dienst im Fliegerhorst. Der Dienst in der Luftwaffe Band 8.

      Berlin, Verlag Bernard & Graefe, 1938. 8°, 227 Seiten mit einigen Falttafeln, betitelter OLeinen - guter Zustand - 1938. b62270 Versand D: 6,00 EUR Luftfahrt militärisch, Deutsche Luftwaffe, Zweiter Weltkrieg

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        Eloge de Laboureur. Orné de gravures originales.

      - P., Pour les Amis du Docteur Lucien-Graux, 1938, grand in-4, br., non paginé.(dos fendillé sans manque). Edition originale imprimée par Daragnès et tirée à 150 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin d'Arches filignané, celui-ci imprimé spécialement pour Jean Martet avec un envoi autographe signé de l'auteur.Le texte de M. Brucker est accompagné de 6 gravures originales. Livres [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Document signed

      1938. Signed. ROOSEVELT, Franklin D. Document signed. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1938. Folio, single sheet (measures 9 by 13-1/2 inches) partially printed and completed in typescript on recto and verso, embossed red paper seal. $6500.Scarce 1938 official presidential pardon signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Attorney General Homer Cummings, granting a pardon to Louis Pettofrezzo (aka Louis Fritz), who pled guilty three times, from 1927-32, to charges of ""possessing and selling intoxicating liquor in violation of the National Prohibition Act."" Pettofrezzo's nephew by marriage, Albert Rosellini—a young ""progressive cut from the same cloth as Franklin Delano Roosevelt""—led opposition in Washington state to Prohibition-era 'blue laws' and was elected to the state's senate in 1938, the same year FDR signed this pardon, serving until he became the state's 15th governor in 1957.This scarce official presidential document, signed by Franklin D. Roosevelt in his second term of office, pardons Louis Pettofrezzo, ""also known as Louis Fritz,"" for the crime of ""possessing and selling intoxicating liquor, in violation of the National Prohibition Act"" on three occasions: in 1927, 1929, and 1932. Having paid fines and costs, and served a prison sentence from 1932 to 1933, in 1938 FDR signed this official pardon, additionally signed by his Attorney General, Homer Cummings. In 1932, the same year Pettofrezzo committed his third infraction and began his prison sentence, he married Fine Gasperetti Rosellini, widow of Seattle restaurant owner Vittorio Rosellini, whose brother Giovanni was the father of lawyer Albert Rosellini. Albert ""went to work as an attorney in 1933. In that role, he forged lifelong ties to liquor distributors and tavern owners by representing them in challenges to Prohibition-era restrictions known as 'blue laws"" (Seattle Times). He ""considered himself a progressive cut from the same cloth as Franklin Delano Roosevelt,"" and was a senator in the Washington State Senate for nearly two decades before serving as the state's governor from 1957-65 (Washington Business Magazine).This official signed document reads: (print) ""Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States. To all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting: Whereas [typescript] Louis Pettofrezzo, an alien, also known as Louis Fritz, pleaded guilty in the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington to possessing and selling intoxicating liquor, in violation of the National Prohibition Act, and on October fourteenth, 1927, was sentenced to pay a fine of One hundred dollars ($100.00) and costs amounting to Twenty-one dollars ($21.00); and Whereas the said Louis Pettofrezzo pleaded guilty in the District aforesaid to possessing intoxicating liquor, in violation of the national Prohibition Act, and on May sixth, 1929, was sentenced to pay a fine of Five hundred dollars ($500.00) and costs amounting to Thirty-one dollars and twenty cents ($31.20 [sic]; and Whereas the said Louis Pettofrezzo pleaded guilty in the District aforesaid to possessing and selling intoxicating liquor, in violation of the National Prohibition Act, and on April eighteenth, 1932, was sentenced to imprisonment for eighteen months and to pay a fine of Seven hundred dollars ($700.00); and Whereas the said Louis Pettofrezzo paid his fine and costs in the first case and the fine in the second case; and Whereas the said Louis Pettofrezzo began his sentence in the third case on April twenty-second, 1932, at the United States Penitentiary, McNeil Island, Washington, was transferred on June seventh, 1937, to Federal Road Camp No. 5, Dupont, Washington, served his term, less good time allowances, and an additional thirty days due to his inability to pay the said fine, and was released on August third, 1933; and Whereas it has been made to appear to me that the said Louis Pettofrezzo since his release from imprisonment, had been conducted himself in a law abiding manner and is unable to pay the said fine; [continued on document verso] [print] Now, therefore, be it known, that I, Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, in consideration of the premises, divers other good and sufficient reasons me thereunto moving, to hereby [typescript] grant unto the said Louis Pettofrezzo a full and unconditional pardon for the purpose of restoring his civil rights, thereby also remitting the unpaid fine and costs. [print] In testimony whereof I have hereunto signed my name and caused the seal of the Department of Justice to be affixed. [Department of Justice red paper seal] [print] Done at the City of Washington this [typescript] twenty-fifth [print] day of [typescript] February [print] in the year of our Lord One Thousand Nine Hundred and [typescript] Thirty-eight [print] and of the Independence of the United States the One Hundred and [typescript] Sixty-second. [print] By the President [signed] Franklin D. Roosevelt [followed by] Homer Cummings [print] Attorney General."" Document rector with printed ""210"" at upper corrner; verso printed at lower edge: ""U.S. Government Printing office 134008."" Text and signatures fresh, faint foldlines, very light edge-wear, mild soiling. A highly desirable about-fine copy.

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        NEWS BULLETIN. VOL I. NO. 2 (APR 38), VOL. II NO. 1 (OCT 38), 2 (JAN 39), 3 (MAR 39), VOL. III NO. 1 (OCT 39) + 2 (JAN 40), VOL. IV. NO. 1 (OCT 40), 2 (JAN 41), 3 (APR 41), VOL. V NO. 1 (OCT 41) + 3 (APR 42), VOL. VII. NO. 1 (OCT 43), 2 (JAN 44) 3 (APR 44), VIII. NO. 1 (OCT 44), 2 (FEB 45), 3 (MAY 45), VOL. IX. NO. 1 (OCT 45), 2 (JAN 46), 3 (MAY 46), VOL. X. NO. 1. (NOV 46) [21 ISSUES IN TOTAL]

      New York, American Friends Of The Hebrew University In Jerusalem. 1938-1946. Hardcover. First edition. Period springboard binder, with all original illustrated paper wrappers bound in (easily removed without damage if preferred) . 4to. Around 2-4 pages; 28 cm. A nearly complete run of the News Bulletin Published by American Friends of the Hebrew University during the Holocaust (and early post-Holocaust) years, in Jerusalem, from 1938-1946. Each edition packed with dozens of black-and-white photographs of students, professors, and honorees at the university. Includes articles on dozens of important scientists, academics, and organizational leaders including Albert Einstein, Judah L. Magnes, and Julian W. Mack. “Scientists and students at Hebrew University are engaged in solving the problems of soil, climate and water supply of the land; problems of the handicaps of disease; and problems related to making Palestine habitable, despite the outbreak of war and difficulties arising therefrom. ” Aimed primarily at building political and financial support for the University within American Jewry, the publication is very slick and appealing to look at. SUBJECT(S) : Periodicals, Hebrew University, Science. OCLC and WorldCat list 9 holdings worldwide. Overall, very good + condition. Minimal edgewear. Minimal pencil markings that do not affect text. Minimal staining and rubbing. Slight toning to VOL. 1. NO. 2 and moderate rubbing to a few issues. (ZION-12-62) .

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        22 Democratic Party Campaign Broadsides for the Presidential Campaign of 1936

      [Washington, D.C.]: Democratic National Campaign Committee, 1938. An apparently complete set of twenty-two broadsides trumpeting the accomplishments of FDR in his first term and warning against the regressive social and fiscal policies of the Republicans. Each broadside on a different theme: Housing; the WPA; Trade Policy; Taxes; Farm Relief, etc. The broadsides were issued in 1938, probably for the mid-term elections of that year. OCLC shows none of the broadsides to be separately cataloged. 22 quarto broadsides (12" x 7-1/2" - ca. 30.5cm x 19cm). Printed recto-only in black ink on various colored paperstocks. Gentle marginal fading to one or two pieces; generally about Fine.

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        The Beast Must Die

      The Crime Club [Collins], 1938 A first edition, first printing published by Collins in 1938. A very good book with evidence of some bookplate removal to front pastedown and front endpaper. A small number to the top of the pastedown. Some spotting to pages. Boards generally full of colour. In a dust wrapper which is unclipped and has benefitted from some professional restoration to the edges and corners (particularly the bottom edge). Some rubbing to printing on the rear flap. A good wrapper and a rare book by the Poet Laureate Cecil Day Lewis. Rare.

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      Leipzig: Kuhwald, 1938. 1st printing of the 1938 edition. October, 1938. Original illustrated wrappers, 12mo (small) , 191 pages, including many, many period ads. Published just one month prior to Kristallnacht, this is a Name and Address Directory of the world

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        Dienst im Fliegerhorst. Der Dienst in der Luftwaffe Band 8.

      8, 227 Seiten mit einigen Falttafeln, betitelter OLeinen - guter Zustand - 1938. b62270

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        Journals of John D. Lee 1846-47 and 1859

      Western Printing Company, Salt Lake City 1938 - Original orange dust jacket with light sunning to spine and light wear to top edge. Dark green boards with title gilt on front and spine. Light wear to bottom of spine. Top edge has light wear. Binding is tight and interior is clean. Front endpaper is signed by the editor, Charles Kelly. Privately printed for Rolla Bishop Watt and is 208/250 copies. Tipped-in portrait of Lee is present on p. 6 and many b&w plates are also included. This book was gathered from the acquired diaries of the Lee family and Rolla Bishop Watt. Starting in 1838 John D. Lee participated in missions for the Mormon Church and worked closely with Brigham Young. Moving to Utah in 1848, Lee was put in charge of various settlers and became a member of the Territorial legislature. He is most widely remembered as a participant in the Mountain Meadows Massacre, and was the only participant tried and executed for this crime. The editor has compiled Lee's journals of 1846-47 and 1859 with informative footnotes recounting this important time period of American history. ; 4to 9" - 11" tall; 244 pp; Signed by Editor [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Rebecca (Signed First Edition)

      Doubleday Doran & Company, New York 1938 - Octavo. Original purple cloth, silver paste-on decorated in blue across spine and both boards, dark top-stain. Book in Fine condition. Signed by the author on a tipped-in front blank, apparently issued this way by the publisher (judging from the consistent top-stain). The dust jacket is a solid Very Good + with minor wear at the spine ends and corners and some scuffs to the spine. Nonetheless a bright, attractive copy. Originally published in the UK in the same year. Fine in Very Good + dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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      New Haven Yale University Press for the Limited Editions Club 1938. - Two volumes. First Sloan Edition. With an introduction by Theodore Drieser and with sixteen original etchings by John Sloan. Limited to 1500 copies signed by John Sloan. Tall 8vo, original speckled cloth with leather spine labels. Fine copy, without the box. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Theory of Prices: A Re-Examination of the Central Problems of Monetary Theory 2 volume set

      PRENTICE-HALL, NEW YORK 1938 - Vol 1 1938 624 pgs, Vol 2 1942 802 pgs, Corners bending. Fading covers. Fading gilt titles on front cover and spine. Library's bookplate on spine. Previous library stamps on front end page. Edges slightly browning. DATE PUBLISHED: 1938 EDITION: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        AGRONOMIC PROPAGANDA FOR CHILDREN] Na vystavku! [i.e. To the Exhibition!]

      GIZMESTPROM, Leningrad 1938 - 18 pp. 22x15 cm. Original illustrated wrappers and illustrations by A.N. Viktorova. Restoration of the spine. The first and only edition. A coloring book. On every turn of the page there's an image in color and the same image and outline of the same image opposite for child to color. The first page is colored, the rest are unfilled. GIZMESTPROM is translated as 'The state publishing house for light industry'. It was mostly printing technical literature, manuals and instructions. Presumably it only published a handful of children's books. The theme of the book is that the animals are getting to the well-known All-Union Agricultural Exhibition which opened in 1939 to show the unusually big vegetables they grew. Not in the WorldCat. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938. First edition. Fine/Very Good +. A Fine, unread copy of the book. In an attractive Very Good + dust jacket with two short tears at the top of the front panel, minor wear at the top of the spine and some toning along the spine. One of just 5,350 copies. Published in 1938, The Fifth Column and the First 49 Stories is an anthology of some of Hemingway's most classic works. It includes "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber", "The Snows of Kilimanjaro", "the Killers" and "A Clean, Well Lighted Place" (which James Joyce called "one of the best short stories ever written.") The anthology also includes "The Fifth Column," which is Hemingway's only known play set during the Spanish Civil War. "So many road-company Hemingways have swarmed down the highways since some of the forty-nine Hemingway stories in this collection first appeared that it is a pleasure and a revelation to see the original company again." (Contemporary New York Times review). Fine in Very Good + dust jacket.

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        V Lesu [In the Forest]

      Novoesibirskoe Oblastnoe Izd-vo 1938 - First Edition. Illustrated by A. Turkin. 29pp [3]. 17.5 x 23cm. Original illustrated wraps, stapled. Twotone illustrations. Light even toning to paper stock, light shallow creasing, minor rubbing to edges, mild nudging. Light even toning, soiling to paper wraps, minor nicks, nudging to edge extremities. Provincial editions are hard to come by in the trade. For one thing they published less books, with smaller print runs (this book printed to 20,000 copies) and so had smaller circulation. Given that the primary goal of regional children’s publishing was to present the glorious wealth of the surrounding country and its history they were also generally considered, with certain exceptions, to have less nation-wide interest. The nature books of Stuart are always stacked with the relationship between animals, and the harmonious one of the Russian to their wildlife. A beautiful copy with very minor damage. Not recorded ovn worldcat. More pictureson request [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Document signed

      , 1938. 1938. Signed. ROOSEVELT, Franklin D. Document signed. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1938. Folio, single sheet (measures 9 by 13-1/2 inches) partially printed and completed in typescript on recto and verso, embossed red paper seal. $6500.Scarce 1938 official presidential pardon signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Attorney General Homer Cummings, granting a pardon to Louis Pettofrezzo (aka Louis Fritz), who pled guilty three times, from 1927-32, to charges of ""possessing and selling intoxicating liquor in violation of the National Prohibition Act."" Pettofrezzo's nephew by marriage, Albert Rosellini

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      1938. First Edition . FAULKNER, William. The Unvanquished. New York: Random House, (1938). Octavo, original gray cloth, original dust jacket. $2000.First trade edition of FaulknerÂ’s collection of interlocking stories about the Sartoris family, with illustrations by Edward Shenton, in scarce dust jacket.This collection of seven interconnected stories about the Sartoris family includes six previously published stories and one new story, “An Odor of Verbena.” “The stories are full of actionÂ… and its outdoor scenes of fights with Yankees and highwaymen, its pictures of the transformation of well-bred Southern boys to horse thieves and killers, give The Unvanquished something of the air of Two Little Confederates as it might have been written by an author aware of the race problem, economics, and Freudian psychologyÂ… Faulkner knows exactly what he is doing in tracing the New South to its origins in the Old” (Time magazine, see In Tall Cotton 55). Preceded by a signed limited edition of 250 copies. “First Printing” on copyright page. With illustrations by Edward Shenton. Petersen A19.1. Brodsky 193. Book fine; light toning to spine of near-fine dust jacket.

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