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        Stars to Windward

      A very good minus copy of the first edition, first printing, in a good plus dust jacket. Inscribed by the authors. Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York, 1938.Book's spine has a 1/8 inch closed tear at the top. Mild dampstain on lower right/left corners of most pages. Previous owner's inscription on rear free endpaper. Hinges are tight and strong. The unclipped, mylar-covered dust jacket has edge chipping and small missing portions at top and bottom of spine (see photo). Authors' inscription on front free endpaper appears to read: "To Brenay C Itery {?} from three salts -- three dogs who love you -- Bruce, Sher & Tethai". Inscription appears to have been written by Bruce Fahnestock. The book was closed before the ink had dried and thus ink blotted on to the front endpaper and fold of jacket cover (see photos). The end papers show a map of voyage. Previous owner's penciled inscription on rear free end paper (see photo).The book tells the true story of the Fahnestock brothers, Bruce age 22 and Sheridan age 21, who set sail in 1935 for the South Pacific in their sixty-five-foot schooner Director. The "Fahnestock South Seas Expedition," as their adventure was known, made ethnographic studies of Pacific cultures, discovered the unknown stones of Ndakunimba in Fiji, dove for pearls and dodged poison arrows in the jungles of the Big Nambas.When World War II broke out the brothers served in the U.S. Army's Small Ships Section. This collection of sailboats, trawlers and freighters, which inspired the film The Wackiest Ship in the Army, ferried troops and supplies into battle. Sheridan survived the war, but Bruce, while aboard a fishing trawler, was killed in 1942 when an American aircraft mistakenly attacked the vessel.

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        La France et son armée

      First edition, one of 29 numbered copies on our fil paper, tirage de tête.Restored tear to foot of spine.An attractive copy with full margins.   Plon Paris 1938 13x19,5cm broché

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        America. Translated From the German by Edwin and Willa Muir.

      London: George Routledge and Sons, 1938. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. 8vo., pp. xii; 300 + 4 of adverts. Publisher's dark red cloth. Light wear, discreet bookseller's sticker, owner's inscription (barely visible), minor edge foxing. Very good indeed. In very good dustwrapper, minor soiling, spine slightly sunned, a few small chips and closed tears. A very nice copy. Amerika, also known as Der Verschollene or The Man Who Disappeared, was the author's first first novel, published posthumously in 1927. The story describes the bizarre wanderings of a seventeen-year-old European emigrant named Karl Rossmann in the United States, who was forced to go to New York as a punishment for being seduced by a maid.

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        Twenty-five Nudes.

      - Four original lead and wood printing blocks for Gill's 25 Nudes, printed by Hague & Gill Ltd and published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd. In 1938. 1. 'The number 25'. Line block for the cover and half title to Twenty-five Nudes. 2. 'Monogram EG'. Line block for the cover and half title to Twenty-five Nudes. 3. "Three Female Nudes". Line block for the title to Twenty-five Nudes. Block cut by Ralph Beedham from Eric Gill's design and then worked on by the artist. 4. "25 Nudes and EG". Line block for the cover and half title to Twenty-five Nudes. Block cut by Ralph Beedham from Eric Gill's design and then worked on by the artist. Together with the proof for the initial letter in the book, printed 4 times on one sheet. Christopher Skelton in The Engravings of Eric Gill, 1983 regarding the printed title page fand wrapper for Gill's 25 Nudes "The page was originally printed from line blocks reduced from prints of P968-71" He adds that Ralph Beedham, Gill's one time assistant, helped Gill with the blocks. Gill's relationship with the blocks is strong both as artist and printer as the title page was printed at his press in High Wycombe and the book was Gill's own production. In addition the Three Nudes is a very famous image as Skelton used it in blind on the front cover of his important catalogue raisonnee of Gill's engravings. Provenance: From the family to Gillian Jason then to Sophie Schneideman [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Mieux vivre n°11 : DORMIR

      1938. Mieux vivre, 1938. Plaquette in/12 couverture illustrée et agrafée, illustrations en noir : photographies de Brassaï, Nora Dumas, René Zuber, D. Bellon, Dr Wolff, Papillon, Sougez, 24 p. Couverture tachée "Mieux vivre" souhaitait rassembler chaque mois les plus jolis documents photographiques parus sur un sujet : ici le sommeil spontanée (sieste) ou mis en scène. relié Bon état

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        Adressbuch für Köln 1939 - original Ausgabe, erster und zweiter Teil zusammen, 40+1126+280 S, Format: 23x30 cm

      81. Ausgabe. Aufbau des Adressbuches: Gedenktafeln, Kirchen, Kranken-Anstalten, Lehranstalten etc. (1-10 S., die ersten 5 Seiten - inkl. Titelblatt - aber fehlen) Übersicht der Geschichte des Hansestadt Köln (10-17 S.) Kölner Jahres-Chronik (Januar-Dezember 1938, 18- 24 S.) Verschwundene Namen Kölner Straßen Alte Kölner Häuser mit alten Namen Statistik, Inhaltsverzeichnis des 1. u. 2. Bandes (18-40 S.) Einwohner-Verzeichnis nach Namen geordnet, bzw. Einwohnei- und Firmenverzeichnis (Erster Teil 1225 S + Nachtrag) Einwohner-Verzeichnis der Stadtgemeinde Köln geordet nach Beruf, Geschäft und Gewerbe (Zweiter Teil, 280 S.). Neuer Einband. Vorderdeckel ist etwas fleckig aber sauber. Bindung ist sehr fest. Die ersten zwei Seiten sind professionell repariert, bzw. die Ränder verstärkt. Dadurch gerüngfügiger Textverlust. Bei den Eintragungen gelegentlich kleine, saubere Markierungen. Die Seiten sind angebräunt aber unbeschädigt und sauber.

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        The Sword in the Stone

      Collins, 1938 A first edition, first printing published by Collins in 1938. A very good book with one name and date to the front endpaper. A few light handling marks to the boards. Stain to the top of pages 5-7. Some light rubbing to the tips. In a good/very good clipped wrapper with a little loss to the top of the spine and a little to the corners. A rare first edition.[removed][removed]

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        Der Judenspiegel. Judentum und Antisemitismus in der Weltgeschichte. Band 1 der Reihe "Kampfschriften der Obersten SA.-Führung" Bitte beachten Sie Nr. 9 unserer AGB (Druckwerke aus totalitären Staaten / §§ 86 und 130 StGB, Jugendschutzgesetz)!

      München, Zentralverlag der NSDAP. Franz Eher Nachf., 1938 - Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlagseinband (Steifumschlag / Broschur / Kartoneinband 8vo im Format 12,5 x 18,2 cm) mit Deckeltitel. 71 Seiten, mit vielen Fotoabbildungen, Schrift: Fraktur. - Aus dem Inhalt: "Die Judenfrage ist der Schlüssel zur Weltgeschichte" - Die Eigenschaften der Juden - Sitten- und Zuchtlosigkeit von Anbeginn - Der erste Antisemit - Sittlichkeitsverbrecher - Saul hat 1000 erschlagen, David aber 10.000! - Zusammenbruch eines staatlichen Volkslebens - Jerusalem, die Zwingburg des Weltnomadentums -Ausrottungskampf gegen alles Arische! - Die Juden unter römischer Herrschaft - Tiberius jagt die Juden aus Rom - Die Anfänge der jüdischen Weltrevolution - Jerusalem ist vernichtet, Juda lebt! - 500.000 Arier zu Tode gemartert - Juda triumphiert über Rom - Karl der Franke und die Juden - Die Päpste schützen die Juden - Jüdische Päpste - Ritualmorde-nachgewiesen! - Ghetto und Judentum - Luther ein Judengegner - Der 30-jährige Krieg und das Judentum -Juden werden französische Bürger - . . .und preußische Staatsangehörige - Rufer gegen Juda -Humanitätsdusel tötet das Verantwortungsgefühl - Die ersten Gesetze gegen Juden -abgelehnt! - Alle großen Deutschen waren Antisemiten! - Jüdische Selbstbekenntnisse -Kommunismus und Sozialdemokratie: Schöpfungen von Juden - In allen Lebenssparten "führten" Juden - Apostel des Rassenantisemitismus - Der Zehrstand - Schönerers Kampf gegen Juda - Juden bringen Schönerer Zufall - Verbessert von den Klerikalen - Der jüdische Dolchstoß - Juden, nicht als Juden - Der Nationalsozialismus schafft Abhilfe - Die Juden-Gesetze - mehrere Seiten Verlagsanzeigen ("Kampfschriften der Obersten SA.-Führung" Bände 1-10, Reihe "Der Appell" (Hefte 1-7). - Aus dem Vorwort: "Das Grundelement der Sturmabteilungen Adolf Hitlers ist der Kampf. Dieser Kampf, der gleichermaßen um die Größe des neuen Staates wie um die Reinheit der Idee des Führers geht, ist vielfältig wie keiner zuvor. Diesen Kampf der SA. zum Kampf des ganzen Volkes zu machen, ist der Zweck dieser Schriftenreihe. Diese Bändchen soll nicht nur eine geschliffene Waffe in der Hand jedes politischen Kämpfers an, sondern auch Quell der Erkenntnis für jeden deutschen Volksgenossen ". Mit weiteren zeittypischen Ausführungen wie z.B.: "die rein körperlichen Unterschiede, die den Arier vom Juden trennen, sind so gewaltige, dass jede Vermengung nordischen Arierblutes mit dem Semitisch-Micro jeden Juden Blut als Himmel schreiende Sünde wider den Geist der Schöpfung erscheint. Die jüdischen Plattfüße, der zweigeteilte Blick, dass Kainszeichen in der Gegend der Nasenwurzel, von dem auch die Bibel reden, das negerhafte Haar, der sinnlich triebhafte Zug um die Mundwinkel, das flossenartige Halten der Hände in Ruhestellung, das merkwürdige Jüdeln, bei welchem der Ellenbogen angezogen wird, sind ebenso Rasseeigentümlichkeiten der jüdischen Bastardrasse wie ihr typischer Geruch . . . " / "Die Berufung unseres Führers A d o l f H i t l e r schlug wie eine Bombe im jüdischen Lager ein. Und gerade an der Wirkung, welche diese Nachricht im Judentum hervorrief, kann man das Falsche, Lügenhafte und Verleumderische des jüdischen Wesens erkennen. Obwohl noch gar keine Maßnahmen gegen Juden getroffen waren, begann in der ganzen Welt sofort ein jüdische Lügen- und Verleumdungsfeldzug gegen den neuen Staat. Aus tausenden von Giftspritzen auf dem ganzen Erdball wurden Tag für Tag gemeinste Greuelnachrichten über die Leiden und Verfolgungen der Juden in Deutschland verbreitet, wurde von dem Hinschlachten von tausenden jüdischer Männer und Frauen berichtet usw. Daher kam es auch, daß Ausländer, welche Deutschland bereisten, glaubten, gleich auf dem ersten Grenzbahnhof Judenleichen zu hunderten aufgestapelt zu sehen, und umso erstaunter waren, als sie sahen, daß an den ganzen gemeinen Lügen und Verleumdungen der "furchtbaren und blutigen Nazi-Diktatur" kein Wort wahr war" . . . Sehr gutes Expl. der Erstausgabe, weitere Beschreibung s.Nr. 23465! Sprache: Deutsch Gewich [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Selected Poems

      Henry Holt and Company 1938 - In 1923 Frost dedicated his Selected Poems to Helen Thomas "In Memory of Edward Thomas." Thomas was a writer who had only discovered his true voice as a poet just before his tragic death at the Front, he had been encouraged to write poetry by his good friend Robert Frost. The poems were selected from "A Boy's Will," "North of Boston," "Mountain Interval," "New Hampshire" and "West-Running Brook." The book is signed by Robert Frost along with the aphorism "He says the best way out is always through," written below the title. Provenance: Bookplate of the John Adams Lowe Collection of American Poetry 1936 Rochester Public Library. The book is free of any other markings or writing. Pages are very clean, dust jacket with upper right corner chip and edge-wear, light soiling. It is NOT price-clipped, without Restoration. February 1938, third edition. A unique, important work by the poet of realistic depictions of rural life and the master of American colloquial speech. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Alexandria. A History and a Guide.

      Whitehead Morris Limited. Alexandria 1938 - Second Edition. From the issue of 250 copies signed by Forster for the Royal Archaeological Society of Alexandria, this being Number 5. Presentation copy from the Society to Reginald Davies [1887-1971], Deputy Director General of Alexandria Municipality, holograph dedication to the front endpaper. Superb contemporary binding of full crushed Morocco, aeg, unsigned but in the manner of Sangorski. Forster's much-revised new edition, with a new dedication to his old friend Cavafy, was undertaken with the support and subsidy of the Society and Municipality hence this copy to Davies, ex Sudan Political Service and friend of Freya Stark, whose papers are held in the libraries of Edinburgh and Durham. Fine condition, all maps, plates and plans present and undamaged. Newspaper clipping regarding Cavafy loosely inserted. A beautiful example of Forster's poignant homage to the city he loved. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        clotilde et alexandre SAKHAROFF - donneront un Unique Gala au Casino Municipal Dimanche 11 Septembre [1938] à 21h 15 avec le concourse de Madeleine de Valmalète,

      Bruxelles/Brüssel. Druck: Les Presses de la Societé Anonyme de Photogravure à Bruxelles-Anderlecht. Présentation de John M. L. Hagemans. 1938 - Ca. 76 x 33 cm. Geringe Gebrauchsspuren, zweimal gefaltet, schönes Exemplar. Dieses Gastspiel ist nicht im DTK verzeichnet.

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        Minotaure 11

      Paris: Albert Skira, 1938 6 hors-texte drawings by André Masson + 90 plates & illustrations. 66 pp. Paper covers decorated by Max Ernst. 31.4 x 24.6 cm. A scarce issue of the preeminent Surrealist periodical. Articles on Seurat, "L'Androgyne," film, and other subjects. Illustrations by Piero di Cosimo, Matta, Arp, Ernst, Tanguy, and others. Articles by Georges Hugnet, Paul Eluard, Nicolas Calas, Benjamin Peret, and others. Very neatly rebacked with red paper matching the original. Top corner bumped and a bit wrinkled.London, 1967. **Free domestic or international shipping with direct order.

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        Superb pair of Presentation Portrait Photographs signed in Japanese, (1901-1989, Emperor of Japan) & his wife Empress NAGAKO

      1938 - which were given to the Canadian Ambassador, (Thomas Clayton DAVIS Ambassador to Japan from June 1954 until March 1957. He also held posts in Australia and Germany), the Emperor and Empress and three quarter length she is wearing traditional Japanese dress and he is wearing a suit, each in sterling silver frames with the Imperial Crest in gold at the head, 9" x 6" in frames 15" x 12", with their original wooden boxes, no place, c. The 124th Emperor of Japan, in direct lineage and the first Japanese Prince to visit the West (in 1921). He acceded in 1926 and his reign was marked by rapid militarisation and the aggressive wars against China and the USA ending with the atomic bombs being dropped on Hiroshima & Nagasaki. Under American occupation, in 1946, the Emperor renounced his legendary divinity and most of his powers to become a democratic constitutional monarch.

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        Mangeclous surnommé aussi longues dents et oeil de Satan et lord High Life et sultan des tousseurs...

      First edition on ordinary paper.Rare autograph inscription from Albert Cohen to Denise Mercier.Small lacks, skillfully repaired, to head and to foot of spine. Gallimard Paris 1938 15x21cm broché

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        La proie

      - Albin Michel, Paris 1938, 12x19cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una copia del servizio stampa. autografo firmato Irene Nemirovsky a Lucien Descaves. Indietro insolated. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Envoi autographe signé d'Irène Némirovsky à Lucien Descaves. Dos insolé.

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        The Potter's House

      first edition. Muscatine, The Prairie Press, 1938, first edition. One of just 490 hardcover copies of Stegner's elusive third book, color first letters of each chapter and with the running heads at the side of pages, with red page numbers, this is a great private press production, the book was dedicated to Philip and Margaret Gray, the friends of Stegner who were the models for the characters in his acclaimed novel, Crossing to Safety, Colberg A3. Clean and bright, at least very nearly fine.

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman]
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        Dictionnaire abrégé [exposition: 17 janvier - 24 février 1938], Galerie des Beaux Arts, 140, Rue du Faubourg-Saint-Honoré,

      Paris, Imp. H. Jourde, 1938 - 24,5 x 16 cm, 75 (1) Seiten, zahlreiche schwarz-weiss Abbildungen, mit dem einliegenden 8-seitigen Ausstellungskatalog (Klammerheftung), der 229 Katalog-Nummern verzeichnet, Original-Schutzumschlag in rot und schwarz von Tanguy entworfen; der eigentliche Ausstellung-Katalog ist lose in den Dictionnaire abrégé eingelegt, so wie ursprünglich 1938 während der Ausstellung herausgegeben. Der Dictionnaire abrégé mit dem Transparentpapier-Schutzumschlag, so wie erschienen. Außergewöhnlich gut erhaltenes Exemplar. Selten. zum eigentlichen Ausstellungskatalog siehe: Dok.-Bibl. I, 48; III, 125; V, 42. - ex libris 3, 892; 15, 456. - Dictionnaire abrégé: Bolliger 6, 111; 7, 333; 9, 126. - ex libris 3, 740; 5, 1306; 7, 1259 (weitere). - Karpel 167. - Charpentier (1964), 179. - Ein Faksimiledruck vom Dictionnaire abrégé erschien 1980. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Orlando the Marmalade Cat. A CAMPING HOLIDAY.

      [32] pages. Illustrated throughout in colour. Original pictorial paper-covered boards; original pictorial dust-wrapper. Folio. First edition. Near contemporary gift inscription for Christmas 1939 at head of title. Dust-wrapper a little worn at extremities with a few short tears, but no loss; else a fine copy of the first Orlando book. A very difficult title to find in dust-wrapper.

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        Arms and the Covenant.

      London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd,, 1938. Speeches. Compiled by Randolph S. Churchill. [And:] HASSAL, Christopher, & Denis Mathews. Eddie Marsh, Sketches for a Composite Literary Portrait of Sir Edward Marsh. Octavo. Original blue cloth, title gilt to spine within gilt panel, two-line border to front board in blind, top edge blue. With the dust jacket. Housed in a custom blue quarter morocco solander box and chemise. Portrait frontispiece. Spine sunned, front board with small section of commensurate fading to top edge and upper outer corner bumped, faint ghosting to tanned half-title from Churchill's inscription. An excellent copy in the price-clipped dust jacket with a few very shallow nicks to spine-ends. First edition, sole printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by Churchill to Edward Marsh, his private secretary and the proof-reader of Arms and the Covenant, "Eddie, from Winston, June 1938", on the front free endpaper. Churchill invited Marsh (1872-1953) onto his staff after his appointment as parliamentary under-secretary for the colonies in 1905, and "for the next twenty-three years [until his retirement in 1937] Marsh was at Churchill's right hand whenever he was in office" (ODNB). He was also a patron of painters including Duncan Grant, the Nash brothers, and Stanley Spencer, and authors including Rupert Brooke and the various other poets collected in his five-volume anthology Georgian Poetry (1912-22). After retiring in 1937 he devoted himself to literary pursuits, producing translations from Latin and French, and editing other authors' proofs, including Churchill's. In the foreword to a 1953 memorial volume for Marsh, accompanying this copy, Churchill recalled him as "not only an admirable Civil Servant, on whose judgement, loyalty, and competence I could always count, but ? a master of literature and scholarship, a deeply instructed champion of the arts". A total of 5,000 copies were printed; according to Woods 3,381 were sold at 18 shillings before June 1940, when the book was re-issued as a cheap edition, priced at 7s. 6d (though Churchill wrote to Clementine two weeks after publication claiming 4,000 had been sold). An important collection of Churchill's speeches, warning of the dangers of a rearmed Germany. "Arms and the Covenant holds a special place in the literature as the forerunner to Churchill's classic war speech volumes" (Langworth). A contemporary review in the journal of the Royal Institute for International Affairs noted that "apart from their literary graces" Churchill's speeches were remarkable because of "the restraint of their language" in view of the "blunders and inaccuracies" of the government and for his technical mastery: "There seems to be nothing from Naval Strategy to the jigs and tools in an aircraft factory ? on which Mr Churchill is not an expert.

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        JOSEPH IN EGYPT. Two volume set. Each volume signed by Thomas Mann (1875-1955).

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1938 - Two volume set, lacking the original publisher's slipcase. However, a later printing slipcase has been supplied. Hardcover bindings, with minor to moderate sunning to spine, with the beginning of fraying to spine extremities, and other very minor imperfections; protected in custom stiff archival mylar. Stated "Third printing, March 1938." Both volumes are autographed in ink on a blank white endpaper "Thomas Mann" with no further inscription or previous owner's information. German novelist, short story writer, social critic, philanthropist, essayist and 1929 Nobel Prize laureate. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Arms and the Covenant. Speeches. Compiled by Randolph S. Churchill. [And:] HASSAL, Christopher, & Denis Mathews. Eddie Marsh, Sketches for a Composite Literary Portrait of Sir Edward Marsh.

      London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1938 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, title gilt to spine within gilt panel, two-line border to front board in blind, top edge blue. With the dust jacket. Housed in a custom blue quarter morocco solander box and chemise. Spine sunned, front board with small section of commensurate fading to top edge and upper outer corner bumped, faint ghosting to tanned half-title from Churchill's inscription. An excellent copy in the price-clipped dust jacket with a few very shallow nicks to spine-ends. Portrait frontispiece. First edition, sole printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by Churchill to Edward Marsh, his private secretary and the proof-reader of Arms and the Covenant, "Eddie, from Winston, June 1938", on the front free endpaper. Churchill invited Marsh (1872-1953) onto his staff after his appointment as parliamentary under-secretary for the colonies in 1905, and "for the next twenty-three years [until his retirement in 1937] Marsh was at Churchill's right hand whenever he was in office" (ODNB). He was also a patron of painters including Duncan Grant, the Nash brothers, and Stanley Spencer, and authors including Rupert Brooke and the various other poets collected in his five-volume anthology Georgian Poetry (1912-22). After retiring in 1937 he devoted himself to literary pursuits, producing translations from Latin and French, and editing other authors' proofs, including Churchill's. In the foreword to a 1953 memorial volume for Marsh, accompanying this copy, Churchill recalled him as "not only an admirable Civil Servant, on whose judgement, loyalty, and competence I could always count, but a master of literature and scholarship, a deeply instructed champion of the arts". A total of 5,000 copies were printed; according to Woods 3,381 were sold at 18 shillings before June 1940, when the book was re-issued as a cheap edition, priced at 7s. 6d (though Churchill wrote to Clementine two weeks after publication claiming 4,000 had been sold). An important collection of Churchill's speeches, warning of the dangers of a rearmed Germany. "Arms and the Covenant holds a special place in the literature as the forerunner to Churchill's classic war speech volumes" (Langworth). A contemporary review in the journal of the Royal Institute for International Affairs noted that "apart from their literary graces" Churchill's speeches were remarkable because of "the restraint of their language" in view of the "blunders and inaccuracies" of the government and for his technical mastery: "There seems to be nothing from Naval Strategy to the jigs and tools in an aircraft factory on which Mr Churchill is not an expert." Cohen A107; Langworth pp.190-3; Woods 44a. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Trending into Maine.

      Boston: Little, Brown, 1938. Octavo. 394pp. First edition. One of 1,075 copies signed by Roberts and Wyeth and accompanied by an extra set of the fourteen full-color plates. A fine copy in buckram-backed blue cloth, with leather spine label and plain dust wrapper, which shows a chip and a tear to lower edges. Housed in original slipcase, which is lightly toned and shows slight wear along top edge.

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        THE HERNE'S EGG [publisher's proof copy]

      1938 - [a publisher's proof copy] A Stage Play. London: Macmillan and Co., 1938. Original plain tan wrappers. First Edition, of which this is a publisher's proof copy, bound in plain tan wrappers instead of maroon cloth. Consisting of only 1600 copies, this was "one of Yeats's last and most controversial plays. It contains bloodshed, murder, rape and suicide, . [yet] it is lighter than his two later farces. Written near the end of his life, [it] is more symbolic, absurdist, pretend-näive, and riddling than any other of his dramas" [Parkin/Buffalo].~This copy in plain tan wrappers is fine except that someone (perhaps the publisher?) hand-wrote the title etc. on the front cover and spine. Wade 195. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Organisationsbuch der NSDAP.

      München, Zentralverlag, 1938. 5. Auflage, Gebundene Ausgabe, Ganzleineneinband, 592 Seiten, farbige Uniform- und Flaggentafeln, Zustand 2 (TG11) (TG11)

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        ROO-COO AND PANESSA.

      [32] pages. Illustrated throughout in colour lithography. Original cloth-backed pictorial boards. Original dust-wrapper. Folio. 350 x 255mm. First edition. Corners, head & heel of spine a little bumped and worn; dust-wrapper with some to both panels; else a very good copy of book that is extremely difficult to find.Lettice Sandford ran the Boar's Head Press with her husband Christopher, who later bought the Golden Cockerel Press. Influenced by Matisse, the above is one of two children's books written and illustrated by Lettice Sandford. The other, Roo my Coo, was published in 1943; it is equally elusive.

      [Bookseller: David Miles]
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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 :

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        Rare photo dédicacée

      - Photo dédicacée, Paris, 21 mars 1938, 26*19.5cm. Photo dédicacée à Jean ? (le nom a été gratté) : « Pour M. Jean ¿ toute ma sympathie. Joseph Schmidt. Paris 21 3 38 ». Petites déchirures en marge, 2 petits papiers collés aux coins, un petit papier collé à la place du nom du dédicataire qui a été gratté. Les autographes de Schmidt sont particulièrement rares [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Tower

      Macmillan, London, 1938 First edition. Octavo. pp vi, 110, [2] adverts. 2000 copies printed. One of the greatest poetry titles of the twentieth century, this collection represents Yeats entering his mature period and includes poems such as ''Sailing to Byzantium'', ''Leda and the Swan'', ''Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen'', etc. 110 pages. Elaborate gilt decorated cloth by T. Sturge Moore, depicting the tower in which many of these poems were written, and which is now a museum to Yeats. Very good condition.

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        A.R.P. Calling You - Air Raid Precautions - Get in Touch with Your Local Council.

      Issued by the Air Raid Precautions Department, Home Office, London. 1938 - First edition. A colour lithograph poster measuring 30 by 19 3/4 inches, printed in red, black, blue and yellow. Strikingly design with the ARP in red and yellow, black and blue respectively, with the lines of text in differing colours and angles. Some light creasing at the edges. Very good indeed. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB]
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        Aux couleurs de Rome

      First edition, one of 35 numbered copies on pur fil, the tirage de tête.A good copy despite two clear traces of sunning to head and foot of spine. Nrf Paris 1938 12x19cm broché

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        THE CASE OF THE SUBSTITUTE FACE

      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.

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        The Sword in the Stone.

      8vo. Original black cloth lettered in white to spine, preserved in the original black dustwrapper; pp. [vi], 7-338 + [i]; with a few simple sketches in the text by the author; externally and internally fine and clean with a slightly blistered early bookplate to front pastedown, protected by a near fine, and exceptional, unclipped dustwrapper (8s. 6d.) in rich black with none of the usual toning to the spine, 2 short closed edge tears (longest 10mm), and a couple of very small nicks to head with one corresponding tiny area of loss (5mm wide by 1mm deep); extremely scarce in this condition in such a bright jacket. First edition. A classic of children's literature, described in Carpenter & Pritchard's Oxford Companion to Children's Literature as "one of the finest children's books of its period". White weaves an enthralling tale around a few lines from Malory's Morte d'Arthur, describing the life of the boy Wart in the castle of Sir Ector, in medieval England. He and Kay, Sir Ector's son, are given a tutor, Merlyn, who takes Wart on adventures, transforming him into various creatures to allow him to experience life outside the human. The boy subsequently reveals his true identity as King Arthur when he draws a sword fixed magically in a stone.

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        Charbonnages Hensies Pommeroeul. 25 Anniversaire.1937. Album. Typographie de Louis Picon.

      Paris: sur les presses de Paul Haasen Ier Fevrier 1938 - LIMITED EDITION OF 14 COPIES. Vignette title, contents and colophon printed on paper-backed silk; additional pictorial title and 9 landscape format engraved illustrations, each printed on vellum and preserved in cardboard mounts, tissue guards with printed titles. Contained in a morocco bound portfolio by Jean Lambert of full black morocco, upper board doublure decorated in gilt with the circular symbol of "H P" and two hammers, head and shoulders vignette of a miner in gilt on upper cover, the boards and slipcase decorated with the company initials and name in an art deco design printed in bown, silver and gilt. Overall dimensions 64 x 48 cm., engraved image 49 x 36 cm. Each print signed and with a "remarque" (tiny sketch) by the artist. Wonderful almost Soviet style images of the colliery and its miners, in a lavish presentation. Gustave Pierre 1875-1939, born in Verdun, worked mainly in Reims, a lesser known painter and engraver, received the Légion d'honneur in 1933. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Coahuila y Texas en la Epoca Colonial

      , 1938. xii+751 pages with color frontispiece, maps (some foldout), plates (some in color), diagrams, and illustrations. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 7") bound in original wrappers. Inscribed by the author. (Howes 382) Limited to 1000 copies.Vito Alessio Robles was born on August 14th of 1879 in Saltillo , Coahuila , son of Dominic Alessio and Cristina Robles. There he studied at the Ateneo Fuente. He graduated as an engineer at the Military College of Mexico City. In 1910 , a lieutenant colonel in the Federal Army under the command of Colonel Samuel Garcia Cuellar, fought Madero in the Battle of Casas Grandes, Chihuahua. Before he had taken up arms against the Yaquis. Under Madero, he served as Inspector General of Police, Public Works and deputy military attache in Rome. n 1913 he returned to Italy as a result of the fall of Madero. Under the Victoriano Huerta presidency, he was arrested and detained and imprisoned. Following this he joined the Constitutionalist ranks, first operated in San Luis Potosi under the command of General Alberto Carrera Torres and then was sent north with Francisco Villa. At the onset of division of the revolutionary leaders in the Convention of Aguascalientes, he remained with the convention, and was a delegate and became secretary. He held the governorship of the Federal District during the presidency of Roque Gonzalez Garza, allowing its inhabitants to bear arms. After 1920 he held a deputation by the Federal District and a senate of Coahuila . In 1925 and 1926 had moved in diplomatic circles as a minister of Mexico in Sweden. As Chairman of the National Anti Party fought against Plutarco Elias Calles and Alvaro Obregon. He ran for governor of Coahuila in 1929 and in that same year he was banished from the country, finding acceptance in Austin, Texas, where he devoted himself to historical research. Vito Alessio Robles also excelled as a great journalist, was director of the Heraldo de Mexico and The Democrat and contributor to El Universal, Excelsior and La Prensa, among others, under the pseudonyms "Tobias O. Soler” and â€

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        Cuban 1938 one peso banknote/currency signed by Ernest Hemingway.

      Washington: United States Bureau of Engraving and Printing, 1938. Banknote signed in ink on the back "Ernest Hemingway." Obtained by an American servieman stationed from 1941-43 at the 36th Street Army Air Base in Miami, Air Transport Command, which became known as the "Carribean Wing." The serviceman approached Hemingway in a tavern and obtained the signature. The currency, un peso, shows Jose Marti on the front, with Serial Number E845715A. It is moderately worn and soiled, and the Nobel Prize winning author's signature is somwhat blurred as the ink absorbed into the paper. Hemingway purchased a home outside of Havana in 1940. An unusual offering. . Signed. First Edition. Unbound. Good+ condition.

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        High Street.

      London: Country Life Ltd.,, 1938. Octavo. Original lithographic boards printed printed in brown, blue and black, titles to spine black. 24 full page colour lithographs by Ravilious. Bows lightly bowed, wear to extremities, chipping to head of spine; an excellent copy. First edition, first impression. Ravilious began work on his 'High Street' lithographs in 1935 following a suggestion from fellow artist Helen Binyon. He deliberately sought out odd shops, for example the clerical outfitters and submarine engineers, with special and often Victorian visual appeal as inspiration for the work, which was given a text by his friend, the architectural critic J. M. Richards.

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        The Praise and Happiness of the Countrie Life Written Originally in Spanish Put into English by H Vaughan Silurist

      

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        Journals of John D. Lee 1846-47 and 1859

      Salt Lake City: Western Printing Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1938. Hardcover. 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 .

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        Mr. Popper's Penguins.

      Boston: Little Brown and Co., 1938 - Octavo. Original tan cloth boards with lettering in blue to spine and front board, with the the dust jacket. Light spotting to front board, light toning to spine, in dust jacket with toning to front panel and rear panel flap fold edge, spine darkened, light chipping to ends of spine and rear panel top edge, a very good copy. Illustrated throughout by Robert Lawson. First edition, first printing. From the legendary editor, Margaret K. McElderry collection, with a pencil note on front flap in her hand "M. K. McE. for his Majesty H.L.R." McElderry was known as the "grande dame of children's publishing." She became the first publisher to have titles win the Caldecott and Newbery Awards in the same year. Mr. Popper's Penguins is a Newbery Honour title, and the basis for the 2011 film starring Jim Carrey. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Der Weg in die Freiheit. Roman

      Leipzig, Rothbarth 1938. Ganzleinen mit SU, 303 Seiten. Frakturschrift, Fadenbindung, Kopffarbschnitt. SU mit Randläsuren, Einband leicht gebogen, Papier etwas gebräunt, ansonsten gutes Exemplar. Weder stockig noch fleckig.

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        THE AFFAIR AT PALM SPRINGS

      Dodd, Mead 1938 - Minor wear to edges of boards; erasure to top of front FEP with faint ghost of writing visible; top of both boards lightly bumped (~5/8"); two light mositure stains to rear board. DJ has wear to edges with small tears and creases; light to moderate wear to flap folds with flaking (front flap fold is the worst with some heavy flaking near the middle; TWO ~5" TEARS from the top of the front panel down along spine and flap folds with light creasing to the top near the spine tear and light creasing along the middle of the front panel were the tears end. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gene Zombolas]
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        ARCHITECTURAL DETAILS. First edition. With a letter, handwritten and signed by Noemi P. Raymond.

      Tokyo, Japan: published by author, 1938. 116 pages of text. Hardcover burlap covered boards are spiral bound, with minor shelfwear and discoloration. Stained on bottom left corner, discoloring the bottom half of the first few pages, but only a tiny corner of the following text. First edition, first printing of only 1000 copies. Both authors' autographs are printed in facsimile on the title page, above rows of cascading Japanese characters. Amazing interiors are photographed in detail, and floor plans and detailed architectural drawings are included. Includes a two page letter on "Raymond Farm New Hope Pa" letterhead, handwritten and signed by Noemi P. Raymond, to Industrial Designer Paul R. Mac Alister. Beyond March 7th, there is no year stated, but it is circa 1940. Mrs. Raymond addresses Mac Alister regarding upholstery and curtain textile designs before a contract price was set by the manufacturers and dealers. Mrs. Raymond exhibited such designs in Tokyo in 1936 and New York in 1940, and her textiles were chosen by American designers including Louis Kahn to upholster furniture. The letter is an exceedingly rare offering, along with an uncommon first edition of her husband's book. From the working library of Industrial Designer Paul R. Mac Alister.. Signed. First edition. Hardcover. Very good- condition. Quarto (4to).

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        Cuban 1938 one peso banknote/currency signed by Ernest Hemingway.

      United States Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Washington 1938 - Banknote signed in ink on the back "Ernest Hemingway." Obtained by an American servieman stationed from 1941-43 at the 36th Street Army Air Base in Miami, Air Transport Command, which became known as the "Carribean Wing." The serviceman approached Hemingway in a tavern and obtained the signature. The currency, un peso, shows Jose Marti on the front, with Serial Number E845715A. It is moderately worn and soiled, and the Nobel Prize winning author's signature is somwhat blurred as the ink absorbed into the paper. Hemingway purchased a home outside of Havana in 1940. An unusual offering. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kurt Gippert Bookseller ABAA]
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