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        Introduction à l'étude de la chimie des anciens et du Moyen âge

      XII, 330pp Paris, Librairie des Sciences et des Arts, 1938, in-8, XII, 330pp, demi-toile grise moderne (première de couverture conservée), Nouveau tirage conforme à la première édition de 1889. Portrait de l'auteur à pleine page et figures dans le texte ou à pleine page. Marcellin Berthelot publia en 1888 une très importante étude sur les anciens alchimistes grecs. Poursuivant ses recherches commencées en 1885 sur les origines de l'alchimie, il étudie ici l'histoire des notations alchimiques à travers les textes et manuscrits anciens. Finalement, il prouve que l'alchimie a bien son origine dans les travaux entrepris par les orfèvres égyptiens pour imiter les différents métaux. Bon exemplaire.

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        Anthem

      London: Cassell and Company, 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Very Good, with gilt stamping to spine very sharp and bright, light bruising to spine ends, a very light lean to the binding, light fading to cloth at spine and top of rear board, foxing to prelims and terminals, pages lightly toned, and "Printed in England" inked on the first blank page. A very sharp copy of the first British edition, which precedes the American publication by eight years.

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        Scoop

      London: Chapman & Hall Ltd.,, 1938. First edition, first impression, the dust jacket in the later state. Not Set. Octavo. Original red and black, patterned cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the illustrated dust jack An extremely sharp copy in the particularly bright dust jacket, clipped at the top corner of the front flap and with a few minor internal repairs. The dust jacket - with its marvellous spoof on a front page splash - was first released including the partial mast head of The Daily Beast palpably mimicking that of the Daily Express. This was considered actionable and the present version got-up to replace the offending jacket on the remaining unsold copies of the first impression. Neither are particularly common in such fresh condition as this example

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        Out of Africa

      New York: Random House, 1938. First Printing. Hardcover. Fine+/Fine+. A superlative First Edition (so stated) of the author's most renowned book. 8vo: x,389,[1]pp. Publisher's three-quarter orange cloth, flamingo stamped in gilt to upper board, glossy black cloth spine lettered and decorated in gilt, top edge stained moss-green, fore-edge untrimmed, title page in moss-green and black; pictorial dust jacket priced $2.75. Very Fine (apparently unread), tight and square, crisp, clean pages throughout, with barely a hint of the usual toning to gutters; Very Fine, truly superb example of the jacket, completely fresh and bright without a trace of fading. Time 100. Modern Library 100. Dinesen?s second book, part novel, mostly memoir of her 19 years in Africa?I had a farm, at the foot of the Ngong Hills. "In 1937, the notion of a Danish woman who would serve as head of a vast African coffee plantation seemed only slightly less exotic than the notion of one who might spend her life in the Ngong hills of Kenya among the Kikuyu and Maasai. 'Here at long last one was in a position not to give a damn for all conventions, here was a new kind of freedom,' wrote the divorced, fiercely independent Baroness Karen von Blixen-Finecke. Her memoir depicts the close relationships she fostered among the men who worked for her, giving African characters a complexity and dignity not found in other colonial texts. The occasional brutality and profound loss that characterize colonial life do not overshadow the serenity with which Blixen-Finecke writes, fostering wanderlust in anyone who reads her book." (Time 100) The Oscar-winning film (1985), starring Meryl Streep and Robert Redford, was based more on Judith Thurman?s biography of Dinesen than on the book, in which Dinesen's romance with Denys Finch-Hatton is mentioned only obliquely. Note: With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, carefully preserved in archival, removable polypropylene sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed.

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        OUT OF AFRICA

      RANDOM HOUSE, NEW YORK 1938 - INGLESE Coperta rigida con piatti in tela color mattone e con fregio in oro, dorso nero con fregi e titoli d'oro e con segni di usura al piede ed alla cima, guardie e controguardie brunite, pagine leggermente brunite causa tempo, fioritura ai tagli La libreria offre per un periodo limitato uno sconto del 20% su tutti i suoi libri. Il prezzo originale dell'articolo era 999,00 euro.

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        Éléments de police scientifique

      4 volumes in-4 : I de 96 p. Paris, Hermann & Cie, 1938-1940, , 4 volumes in-4 : I de 96 p. et 8 pl.; II de 88p, 22pl. et 1pl. dépliante; III de 96p. et 21pl.; IV de 118p. et 16pl, broché, Série COMPLÈTE des "Actualités scientifiques et industrielles" consacrée à la Police scientifique et dirigée par Charles Sannié (1896-1957), médecin, oncologue et directeur du Service de l'Identité judiciaire de la Préfecture de Police à Paris. Charles Guérin médecin, collabore à la série. Les quatre volumes constituent un exposé complet des procédés de police scientifique pratiqués par le service de l'Identité Judiciaire de la Préfecture de Police à Paris. Leurs pratiques s'inspirent directement de l'école de Bertillon, criminologue à l'origine de l'anthropométrie judiciaire utilisée en France jusque dans les années 1970. Cette méthode d'identification repose "d'une part, sur la création d'un fichier de tous les détenus ou personnes ayant fait l'objet d'une arrestation, chaque fiche contenant une photographie profil-face et divers renseignements comme la couleur de l'iris, (...) les empreintes digitales (...) et, d'autre part, sur la mise au point d'un système de classement des fiches à partir des données anthropométriques". Cette intéressante série sur la criminalistique fournit aussi des explications sur certaines notions juridiques, sur le fonctionnement de l'administration judiciaire de l'époque, sur la classification des données et sur les abréviations usitées pour les éléments signalétiques. Les planches présentent des reproductions photographiques mettant en scène les prises de mensurations (taille, tête, certains membres comme le médius gauche, empreintes digitales, etc.) préconisées dans l'identification judiciaire. La description physique de l'individu (traits et particularités du visage puis forme de l'oreille droite et du crâne, type de cheveux, tatouages ou cicatrices, etc.) s'appuie sur l'anthropométrie photographique et sur des tableaux synoptiques des traits physionomiques. Exemplaires ayant appartenu à Jacques Delarue (1919-2014), résistant, historien et ancien commissaire de Police. On joint : - une fiche individuelle d'identification judiciaire vierge - 10 pages cartonnées manuscrites sur lesquelles sont détaillées les diverses particularités physiques du visage : contour général de la tête, oreille, nez, front, menton, sourcils, paupières, globes oculaires, lèvres, bouche, rides - une reproduction photographique du derme et des différentes couches de l'épiderme, avec annotations - un papier blanc recouvert d'encre, sur lequel on distingue des empreintes digitales. Le papier est accompagné d'une feuille où est visible l'empreinte d'une main - une fiche dactyloscopique vierge Nombreuses figures et tableaux dans le texte. Crime et châtiment, sous la direction de Jean Clair, p. 272. Dos du volume II cassé, première de couverture détachée.

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        MEI LI

      HANDFORTH, THOMAS. HANDFORTH,THOMAS. MEI LI. NY: Doubleday Doran 1938 (1938). Folio (9 1/4 x 12 1/4"), orange cloth, near Fine in VG dust wrapper (not price clipped, no medal, small piece off top of spine, frayed at bottom, two small closed tears). Stated 1st edition. WINNER OF THE SECOND CALDECOTT AWARD! This is a Chinese tale set in Peiping where Handforth lived. It features beautiful black and white lithographs by him on every page. THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY HANDFORTH and comes from the collection of Marian Young (signed by her), a prominent librarIan and member of the Caldecott Award Selection Committee.

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        História da Companhia de Jesus no Brasil 10 Volumes

      Livraria Portugália - Civilização Brasileira 1938 - FIRST EDITION. Livraria Portugália - Civilização Brasileira, Lisboa, 1938. 10 tomos. Coleção completa. Obra ilustrada com gravuras e mapas em extratexto. Book Condition: Excellent. Few sheets mildly oxidized. Volume I Século XVI, O Estabelecimento. 1938. xxxii + 610 p. Volume II Século XVI, A Obra. 1938. xv + 658 p. Volume III Norte 1, Fundações e Entradas. Séculos XVII - XVIII. 1943. xxviii + 487 p. Volume IV Norte 2, Obras e Assuntos Gerais. Séculos XVII - XVIII. 1943. xxv + 440 p. Volume V Da Baía ao Nordeste. Estabelecimentos e assuntos locais. Séculos XVII - XVIII. 1945. xxix + 635 p. Volume VI Do Rio de Janeiro ao Prata e ao Guaporé. Estabelecimentos e assuntos locais. Séculos XVII - XVIII. 1945. xxiii + 640 p. Volume VII Séculos XVII - XVIII. Assuntos Gerais. 1949. xx + 490 p. Volume VIII Escritores de A a M. Suplemento Biobibliográfico I. 1949. xxviii + 436 p. Volume IX Escritores de N a Z. Suplemento Biobibliográfico II. 1949. 458 p. Volume X Índice Geral. 1950. xx + 316 p.FIRST EDITION of this massive, authoritative work. Well indexed and annotated, volumes VIII and IX contain an important bibliography. While each volume is indexed, volume X contains an index to the entire collection.*** Griffin, ed., Latin America: A Guide to the Historical Literature 3309: "the most elaborate and complete history of any religious order in Brazil." Moraes & Berrien 1658: "Indispensável para conhecer a obra dos jesuitas do Brasil." Welsh 3756. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L'Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution

      New York: The Dial Press, [1938]. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First American edition. xvi, 328pp. Illustrated with fold-out map at rear. Original green cloth with blind stamped front, gilt lettered spine. Very Good with slightly bowed boards, mottling to rear cover, a bit of foxing to front endpapers. Reattached frontispiece, which is lightly wrinkled; all plates show faint tidemarks. Afro-Trinidadian historian and activist C.L.R. James' people's history of the Haitian Revolution of 1791-1804, a well-written Marxist reimagining of an often-ignored and denigrated revolt that inspired many later Black Power, Caribbean Studies, and anti-colonial thinkers and writers. Scarce.

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        Le masochisme (Etude historique, clinique, psychogénétique et thérapeutique)

      123, (3)pp. Paris, Ed. Denoël, 1938, in-8, 123, (3)pp, br, PREMIÈRE ÉDITION de ce rapport présenté à la 10e Conférence des psychoanalystes de langue française à l'hôpital Sainte-Anne. Sacha Nacht (1901-1977) fut longtemps président de la Société psychanalytique de Paris. Farouche partisan de la formation médicale des psychanalystes, il fut au coeur de la rupture de 1953 qui amena Jacques Lacan à fonder la Société française de psychanalyse. Dans cet ouvrage, le masochiste dont parle Sacha Nacht à la suite de Freud n'est pas un pervers sexuel, mais un névrosé. Bel exemplaire.

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        Enemies of Promise

      London: George Routledge & Sons, Ltd.,, 1938. Octavo. Original black cloth, gilt lettered spine. With the dust jacket. Bottom corners of boards slightly discoloured, faint spotting to endpapers and endleaves. An excellent copy in a jacket with toned spine panel and tiny closed tear with tape repair to the verso. First edition, first impression, uncommon in the dust jacket. "Connolly made a surer reputation [than with his debut novel The Rock Pool (1936)] with Enemies of Promise (1938). This work is part literary criticism, part general observations on the life of the writer, part childhood autobiography, part astute assessment of the precocity forced on English children by public schools. It is given unity by its enquiry into how 'to write a book that will hold good for ten years afterwards'. It is almost universally recognized as having anatomized this complex subject brilliantly" (ODNB).

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

      - Gallimard, Paris 1938, 15x21cm, broché. - Edizione originale sulla carta corrente. autografo Rare firmato da Albert Cohen Denise Mercier. Piccolo manca abilmente riempito nella parte superiore e inferiore della schiena. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant. Rare envoi autographe signé de Albert Cohen à Denise Mercier. Petits manques habilement comblés en tête et en pied du dos.

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        The Summing Up.

      London: William Heinemann Ltd,, 1938. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in gilt, device to the front board in gilt, buff endpapers. With the dust jacket. A fine copy in the jacket with short closed tears to spine ends and head of front panel. First edition, first impression.

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        Ni En El Silencio De La Paz. Mecanoscrito Original Inédito. Novela Sobre La Guerra Civil Española.

      Barcelona 1938 - 118 folios mecanografiados con pequeñas correcciones manuscritas. En la cubierta posterior, sello en tinta de Govern de la Generalitat de Catalunya y en la parte trasera sello de la Biblioteca de Tarrasa. =Maria Verger Ventayol (Alcudia, 1892 - Madrid, 1983) fue una archivera, bibliotecaria y poeta española en catalán y español. Size: 28,5 x 23 Cm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tekstboek van de Wajang-Wong-Voorstelling te geven ter eere van de geboorte van Prinses Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard op 12 en 13 Februari 1938 in den Kraton te Jogjakarta : I. Srikandi megoeroe manah / II. Soembadra laroeng (Srikandi wordt Onderricht in Het

      Djokjakarta: Kolff-Buning, 1938. Livre. Bon. Couverture souple. Ed. originale. In-8. Djokjakarta (Yogyakarta), drukkerij Kolff-Buning, (1938). 25 x 16 cm, in-8, 53 pp. - 5 plates of reproductions of b&w photographs of the play, softcover, illustrated wrappers. Scarce sinopsis of the wayang orang plays held in Yogyakarta to celebrate the birth of Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands. Some tape to front wrapper, corners bumped, a good copy..

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        OFFICIAL HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA IN THE WAR OF 1914-1918. 12 volumes

      Sydney: Angus & Robertson. various editions 1938 - 220x150: 12 volumes, Good to Very Good, except volume 12 lower fore-corner of pages stained, spines of volumes 4,8,9 and 11 faded. Weight: 16800g. This item is heavy and may require additional shipping .

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        FERDINAND THE BULL CUT-OUTS

      DISNEY. (DISNEY,WALT)illus. FERDINAND THE BULL CUT-OUTS (based on Munro Leaf's book). Racine: Whitman / Walt Disney Enterprises 1938. Folio (10.5 x 16.5") cloth backed flexible card covers, FINE AND UNUSED. Consisting of 5 leaves including covers, 4 of which have cardboard die-cut color illustrated characters from the Disney production of Ferdinand based on Robert Lawson's originals. Due to its large size, very few of thes can have survived intact in such nice condition. Rare.

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        De West-Toradjas op Midden-Celebes.

      N.V. Noord-Hollandsche Uitgevers-Maatschappij, Amsterdam, 1938. - EA. 5 Bände, davon 4 Textbände (I-IV) und 1 Tafelband (V). Mit 255 fotogr. Abb. auf Tafeln sowie 5 großen, mehrfach gefalteten Farb-Karten (diese in einer Tasche am Ende von Band I). OGLn.-Bände mit Rücken- und Deckel-Goldprägung. XII, 542 (1) S. / Viii, 630 S. / VIII, 562 S. / VIII, 493 S. / 24 S. plus unpag. Tafelteil. 4°. Alle 5 Bände in ausgezeichnetem Zustand, Einbände teils ganz gering bestoßen, im Schnitt teils minimal stockfleckig. Ansonsten wie neu, sauber, keine Stempel o.ä., fest in der Bindung, vollständig. In den Fussstapfen von und auf den umfassenden Forschungsergebnissen aufbauend von P. Und F. Sarasin, Kaudern und Grubauer hat der 'Missionar-Ethnologe' Kruyt hiermit das Standardwerk zu den vom ihm sog. West-Toradjas vorgelegt. Mit einer hervoragenden Zusammenstellung von Fotografien. Selten so wie hier komplett in der EA in fast perfektem Zustand.

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        KING KOJO

      - THOMPSON,RUTH PLUMLY. KING KOJO. Philadelphia: McKay (1938). 4to, red cloth, pictorial paste-on, 239p., near Fine. 1st book edition (previously serialized in King Comics). This is the tale of King Kojo who rules over the land of Oh-Go-Wan (near the Rolantic Ocean) and the adventures that happen there. Brightly illustrated by MARGE (of Little Lulu fame) with color plates, pictorial endpapers and black & whites in-text. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Autographs on Concert Program from their historic voyage away from Europe

      - A rare relic of the von Trapp family's voyage from Europe on board the SS American, signed by matriarch Maria Augusta van Trapp, and children Agathe, Rupert, Maria, Werner, Hedwig, Johanna, Martina, and Elenore, and one other Trapp family member, as well as by their beloved conductor, Father Franz Wasner. Some browning and creasing, evidence of prior album mounting; very good. The signatures on the verso of a program from a concert on board the SS American Farmer, October 15, 1938, a photo postcard of the Trapp Family Music Camp, Stowe, Vermont and a piece of sheet music from their repertoire. The classic film The Sound of Music was based on their experiences escaping the Nazi invasion of Austria. "Four months after the Nazi invasion, the von Trapps worked in earnest to make their discreet plans to emigrate.Although leaving Austria permanently would be difficult, the von Trapps were blessed, for they had the one thing that most refugees can only dream about: a job, or at least a contract. A year earlier, an American impresario named Charles L. Wagner had offered the choir a chance to sing in New York. This offer would now give them sanctuary in the new world. Their beloved Father Wasner got permission from his superiors to join them. In August 1938, each family member packed one rucksack, pretending that they were going on family vacation in Italy.Georg von Trapp had been born in Trieste.so his passport allowed him and his family to travel freely across the border. The family and Father Wasner calmly boarded a train which took them into the south Tryol, part of Italy. The next day, the border was closed. Their timing, as befits a close-harmony group, was again impeccable.Eventually, Wagner wired them their money and, on October 7, 1938, they traveled to London to board the SS American Farmer, sailing to New York." (Laurence Masion, "The Sound of Music Companion," p. 43)

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        Pyromaniac

      London: James Blackwood & Co, 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. First edition, first printing. Signed by the author on the front free end paper, inscribed to previous owner "with compliments" and dated in the year of publication. Very Good or better with toning to spine and light wear at spine ends, top edge dust soiled, pages are lightly toned with light, sporadic foxing to pages and edge of page block. In a Very Good dust jacket, toned at the spine and edges, with light edge wear, a closed horizontal crack to the center of the spine panel and shallow chipping to the spine ends and a small, faded tide mark to the top of the flap folds and corners of both panels. A very scarce title straddling the boundary between science fiction and mystery.

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        Gottes Rune. Ein Buch von Glaube und Treue * Roman aus der Kampfzeit der NSDAP in O R I G I N A L - G A N Z L E D E R - V o r z u g s a u s g a b e

      München, Zentralverlag der NSDAP Frz.Eher Nachf., 1938 - Vollständige Ausgabe im Original Verlagshandeinband (Ganzleder / Leder / OGLdr / OLdr / Ldr im Format 13 x 19,2 cm) mit dekoriertem Rücken- und Deckeltitel sowie Kopfsilberschnitt, 469 Seiten, Schrift: Fraktur. "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. Geheftet wird der Handband nach sorgfältiger Auswahl des Heftzwirnes auf echten erhabenen oder aufgedrehten flachen Bünden und auf Pergamentriemchen (welche beim Pergamentbande durch den Rücken gezogen werden). Oben wird das Buch beschnitten und erhält nicht nur der Schönheit willen Goldschnitt, sondern diese feine Metallschicht schützt vielmehr die dem Lichte und Staub am meisten ausgesetzte Schnittfläche vor deren schädlichen Einflüssen. Die Deckel werden in einem tiefen Falz angesetzt, mit den Bünden nach außen. Ein Herausreißen aus der Decke ist somit nur unter Zuhilfenahme von Werkzeug möglich. 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. - Erstausgabe, 1.Auflage in sehr guter Erhaltung (Vorderschnitt minimal stockfleckig, sonst tadellos) - Deutsches / Drittes Reich, Lederausgabe, Lederband, Luxusausgabe, deutsche Kunstbuchbinderei im 20. Jahrhundert, alte Kämpfer, Kampfzeit der Bewegung, Nationalsozialisten, deutsche Menschen in der NSDAP, nationalsozialistischer Roman, NS.-Schrifttum, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut Bitte beachten Sie: Auf Grund der besonderen Versandkostenvorgaben vom ZVAB und Abebooks, kann es bei schwereren oder mehrbändigen Werken zu höheren Portokosten kommen, da der Preis sich nicht am Gewicht, sondern nach der Anzahl der Artikel richtet. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Autographs on Concert Program from their historic voyage away from Europe

      Used; Like New/Used; Like New. A rare relic of the von Trapp family's voyage from Europe on board the SS American, signed by matriarch Maria Augusta van Trapp, and children Agathe, Rupert, Maria, Werner, Hedwig, Johanna, Martina, and Elenore, and one other Trapp family member, as well as by their beloved conductor, Father Franz Wasner. Some browning and creasing, evidence of prior album mounting; very good. The signatures on the verso of a program from a concert on board the SS American Farmer, October 15, 1938, a photo postcard of the Trapp Family Music Camp, Stowe, Vermont and a piece of sheet music from their repertoire.<br><br><br />The classic film The Sound of Music was based on their experiences escaping the Nazi invasion of Austria. "Four months after the Nazi invasion, the von Trapps worked in earnest to make their discreet plans to emigrate....Although leaving Austria permanently would be difficult, the von Trapps were blessed, for they had the one thing that most refugees can only dream about: a job, or at least a contract. A year earlier, an American impresario named Charles L. Wagner had offered the choir a chance to sing in New York. This offer would now give them sanctuary in the new world. Their beloved Father Wasner got permission from his superiors to join them. In August 1938, each family member packed one rucksack, pretending that they were going on family vacation in Italy...Georg von Trapp had been born in Trieste...so his passport allowed him and his family to travel freely across the border. The family and Father Wasner calmly boarded a train which took them into the south Tryol, part of Italy. The next day, the border was closed. Their timing, as befits a close-harmony group, was again impeccable....Eventually, Wagner wired them their money and, on October 7, 1938, they traveled to London to board the SS American Farmer, sailing to New York." (Laurence Masion, "The Sound of Music Companion," p. 43)

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        Deutsche Leibeszucht. Blätter für naturnahe und arteigene Lebensgestaltung, Jahrgang 1938 / Ausgabe A.

      Berlin, Verlag Deutsche Leibeszucht Emil Wernitz, 1938 - Vollständige Ausgabe in unauffälligem (dh. ohne Rücken- und Deckeltitel) privatem Handeinband (rotes Ganzleinen / Leinen / Ln im Format 8vo 18 x 24 cm); Titelseite nur vom ersten Heft (Februar 1938) mit eingebunden. 480 Seiten, mit vielen, teilweise ganzseitigen Foto-Abbildungen auf Kunstdruckpapier (u.a. Lichtbilder von Kurt Reichert / Halle). - Aus dem Inhalt: Rückblick und Ausblick, von Dr. Fränzel (Plädoyer für FKK) - Aufsteigende Menschen, Gedicht von Lothar Stengel von Rutkowsky - Gegen die muffigen Moralinprediger - Volkstanz und Laienspiel - Volkstanzlehrgang auf Schloß Breuberg im Odenwald, von Hans Severin - Bücher von Leib und Leben - Jedem Deutschen seinen Nussbaum, von Heinrich Werth - Der nationale Speisezettel - Hausgarten, für Kinder verboten! - Kurzberichte aus allen Gauen - Die ewige Wache, Gedicht von Wolfgang Jünemann - Totentag, Gedicht von Heinrich Lersch - Vererbung und Vergeistung, von Magnus Weidemann - Deutschland, von Hans Watzlik - Mensch und Volk. Eine rassenpolitische Betrachtungen von Wilhelm Lodahl / Halberstadt (Kommiss. Hauptstellenleiter im Rassenpolitischen Amt) - Gibt es eine Vererbung erworbener Eigenschaften?, von Dr.G.Friese (Leiter der Abteilung Rassenhygiene beim Reichsausschuss für Volksgesundheitsdienst) - Können Alkohol und Nikotinnahrungsmittel ersetzen? - Ein unbeachteter Beweis für die Möglichkeit unbefangener Betrachtung des nackten menschlichen Leibes - Leibeszucht, Weltanschauung und Lebenshaltung, von Will Tschierschky - Aufruf von Adolf Hitler zum 18. März 1938 (Reichstagswahl) - Die Deutsche Ostmark Beruf, zum 10. April 1938 - Ludendorff, ein Gedenken zu seinem Geburtstag am 9. im Ostermond, von Wolfgang Treuner - Winterlager 1938 - Und nun Urlaub in Dalmatien ideale Urlaubsgestaltung an der Blauen Adria - Unsere Skifahrt ins Erzgebirge, von Gertrud Weißwange - Erneuerung des deutschen Menschen auf germanische Grundlage, abzulegendes "Deutsches Blutsbekenntnis" - Berliner Bünde, Berliner Gelände. Deutsche Leibeszucht als Forderung und Aufgabe - Die sommerlichen Leibesübungen im Bunde - Deutsches Kampfballspiel - Gegen die Hereinbeziehung des nackten Körpers in den Amüsierbetrieb - Meine Kameraden! (Ansprache an die Hamburger Gruppe), von SA-Sturmführer H.Seitz/Hamburg - Volkstänze des Buchenlandes, herausgegeben von Siegmund Neumann - Europäische Sommermodenschau - Erleben und Nachdenken: zwei Wege zur deutschen Leibeszucht, von August Knobling - Bevölkerungspolitik, von Axel Teichmann - Rassische Geschichtsbetrachtung, von Dr. Walter Groß - Rasse und Religion. Bericht über eine Tagung zu Ostern in Bad Blankenburg, von Wolf Treuner - Breslau (Fest des Deutschen Sports) - Der Olympia-Film, ein Ruf aus unserem Geiste - Die Bedeutung der körperlichen Bewegung für die Erneuerung der deutschen Kultur, von Rudolf Bode - Deutscher Tanz, eine weltanschauliche Forderung - Der Naturschutz in Deutschland - Warum schlank? - Wir greifen an! Der hochmoderne Badeanzug - mein Lebensgang, von Richard Ungewitter - Unser Schulungslager am Plauer See - Vortrag: Rasse und Kunst - Volksfest der Leibesübungen. Bilder und Betrachtungen von Breslauer Turn- und Sportfest (Die Feststadt, das Hermann-Göring-Sportfeld, vom Geiste des Festes, Basketball setzt sich durch) - Der Sport auf dem Lande. Versuch einer Dar- und Klarstellung - Vom Wesen und Sinn des Körperspiels, von Prof.Dr.H.Sippel - Mecklenburgische Faltbootfahrt - Rettungsschwimmen eine nationale Forderung, von Dr.L. Häberlein ( Inhaber der Deutschen Lebens-Rettung-Gesellschaft) - Leibeszucht und Leibeserziehung im Schulunterricht, von Dr. Otto Conrad - Glück und wahrer Reichtum durch Naturheilung, von Wilhelm Spengler - Mehr Laufen! - Falsch verstandene Nacktheit - Zitat aus "Schwarzes Korps" vom 20. Oktober 1938 (ganzseitig) - Ulrich Sander, der pommersche Dichter als Freund und Künder Natur verbundenen Lebens, von Hermann Wilke - Robert Budzinski, der Maler Ostpreußens (mit sechs Zeichnungen), von Hans Heeren, usw. - Exemplar in guter Erh [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Unvanquished

      Random House, New York 1938 - First edition. Fine in a very nice, fine dustwrapper with a short tear on the rear panel. A lovely copy of this novel, a collection of interrelated stories of the Sartoris family during the Civil War. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Out of Africa

      New York: Random House, 1938. Full leather. One Volume. Octavo. First edition. Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen. Bound in full red morocco, raised bands, gilt title, top edge gilt, decorative marbled paper, original cloth spine bound to the endpage. Very good.

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        Summer Moonshine

      Summer Moonshine by P. G. Wodehouse. A scarce copy of the UK first edition book of this novel by P. G. Wodehouse. Summer Moonshine was first published in the United States on October 8, 1937 by Doubleday and then in the United Kingdom on February 11, 1938 by Herbert Jenkins. London. The book was first serialised in 1937 by the American magazine, The Saturday Evening Post and then in the British magazine, Pearson's Magazine, in 1938. This copy is in very good condition with a very bright dust jacket. Bright red, original hard boards with black lettering on the spine and covers. The contents are clean and bright. Top edges of the pages are red. A bright, complete dust jacket with a few closed tears and slight chips on the extremities. 20cm tear and crease on rear lower edge. Colour illustration by Fenwick. 3/- penciled on cover. Front flap has list of 33 Wodehouse titles ending in Lord Emsworth and Others. Back flap has six Bindle books advertised. Some loss on the lower rear edges of the jacket. There is a 3/- "war" price label on the spine. ( As in A59b in Eileen McIlvaine) 5 x 71/2 " 8vo 312 pp plus advertisements.

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        Fouilles de Sialk près de Kashan. 1933, 1934, 1937. 2 volumes (complete set)

      Paul Geuthner, Paris 1938 - Very rare complete set of 2 volumes. Musée du Louvre, Département des Antiquités Orientales, Série Archéologique, tome V. Paul Geuthner, Paris, 1938-9. First edition. Large in-4. Vol. I: 149 pages, 32 plates. Volume II: 259 pages, 101 plates. Both volumes bound, in fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MITTEILUNGEN DER E. T. A. HOFFMANN-GESELLSCHAFT. Heft 1 (1938/39) - 53 (2007), nach Heft 37 (1991) auch unter dem Titel: E. T. A. HOFFMANN JAHRBUCH. Band 1 (1992/93) - 15 (2007), zusammen in 52 Bdn.

      Gr.-8. Mit zahlreichen, teils farbigen Abbildungen u. einigen Noten, zusammen 33 lose beiliegende, teils farbige "Kunstbeilagen", andere Kunstbeilagen in den frühen Hefte eingebunden. OKart. (gelegentlich leicht fleckig, geringe Gebrauchsspuren Heft 1 (1938) und 4 (1941/43) sind wohl ein neuerer Reprint). Vollständige, bis 2007 reichende Folge dieses wichtigsten Forums der E. T. A. Hoffmann-Forschung.- Die "Mitteilungen" erschienen zuerst als ein Vereinsorgan mit geringer Verbreitung, ihr Inhalt "beschränkte sich im wesentlichen auf biographische Arbeiten, Detailstudien und Berichten aus dem Leben der Gesellschaft". Erst als in den siebziger Jahren Wulf Segebrecht die Schriftleitung übernahm, entwickelten sich die "Mitteilungen" zu einem bedeutenden Organ der Hoffmann-Forschung, das führende Forscher mit Beiträgen belieferten, das in einem umfangreichen Rezensionsteil die Wege der Forschung mit aufmerksamer Kritik kommentierte. Das neu gegründete "Hoffmann-Jahrbuch" hat das weitergesteckte "Ziel, zum Zentrum der Hoffmann-Forschung zu werden. Es will den Diskussionen um den Autor, sein Werk und dessen Kontexte ein Forum bieten, offen sein für Spezialstudien wie für Arbeiten, die über Hoffmann hinausgreifen ... und so noch mehr als bisher ein Forum der internationalen Hoffmann-Forschung sein". Dieses Jahrbuch wird herausgegeben von H. Steinecke, F. Loquai, St. P. Ster, D. Kremer u.a. Mit einigen Erstdrucken neu entdeckter Hoffmann-Briefe, des Soden'schen Textbuches von Hoffmanns "Dirna" und des Soden'schen Melodrama "Sabinus" mit Hoffmanns Abänderungen u.a. sowie Aufsätzen von G. Allroggen, K. Detering, N. Erné, K. Günzel, H. D. Holtzhausen, K. Kanzog, W. Keil, M. Klier, H. J. Koning, D. Kremer, H. Motekat, Fr. Schnapp, W. Segebrecht, H. Steiecke, W. Taegert, S. Vietta, G. v. Wilpert u.a. sowie mit einer fortgeführten Hoffmann-Bibliographie.- Heft 1 - 28 der "Mitteilungen" aus dem Besitz des Musikwissenschaftlers und Hoffmann-Forschers Friedrich Schnapp (1900 - 1983) mit wenigen Anstreichungen und Randbemerkungen von seiner Hand Heft 2/3 (1940) mit dem Besitzstempel des Literaturwissenschaftlers Robert Petsch.

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1938 - 1938 Wisden Original Hardback

      1938. Hi, This lot is an Original 1938 Hardback Wisden . It is in very good condition, the first of the new hardbacks. 1938 and 39 do tend to be quite poor this is far better than most for the year. The front and spine gilt is excellent for a poor year slight fading to the spine if being picky, the boards are very good, there are a few light marks mainly to the front (part cup of tea) and a hexagonal mark to the bottom of the spine but still nice boards. The internal pages are fabulous, slight eeakness to the hinges but far from breaking (which is common). By far superior to many of the same year. Hard to find in good condition, this is not too far off excellent.

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        THE YEARLING

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938. First Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Near Fine/Very Good. Octavo. First printing, in first issue dust jacket. 428pp. Decorated by Edward Shenton. Bound in cream pictorial cloth lettered and decorated in green; nearly fine in very good, unclipped dust jacket with mild chips. Tasteful bookplate frontpaste down.

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        Homage to Catalonia

      London: Secker & Warburg, (1938) First edition of Orwell's account of his experiences fighting for the POUM (an anti-Stalinist party) on the side of the Republic in the Spanish Civil War in 1936/1937. One of only 1500 copies printed. Fenwick A.6a 8vo, original green cloth, pictorial dust jacket. The usual offsetting to endpapers, otherwise a fine copy in the rare dust jacket, which is very slightly rubbed at head and tail of the spine. An exceptional copy, and especially rare in this condition.

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        Erntetag." Eigenh. Gedichtmanuskript mit Unterschrift.

      St. Gallen, Oktober 1938 - Gr.-8vo. 2 pp. Liniertes Papier. 22-zeiliges Manuskript mit dem Titel &#132;Erntetag". Mit eigenh. Widmung für Claus Reichenheim &#132;in Erinnerung an Tage, die abends gehaltvoll wie schwerer sind". Selten. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Homage to Catalonia

      London: Secker & Warburg, (1938). First edition of Orwell's account of his experiences fighting for the POUM (an anti-Stalinist party) on the side of the Republic in the Spanish Civil War in 1936/1937. One of only 1500 copies printed. Fenwick A.6a 8vo, original green cloth, pictorial dust jacket. The usual offsetting to endpapers, otherwise a fine copy in the rare dust jacket, which is very slightly rubbed at head and tail of the spine. An exceptional copy, and especially rare in this condition.

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        Death in the Making

      New York: Covici Friede, (1938) - 4to (279 × 215 mm), pp.[96]. 148 black-and-white photographs by Capa and Gerda Taro. Arrangement [i.e. layout] by André Kertész. Preface by Jay Allen, captions by Capa. Plain endpapers. Drab olive cloth-covered boards, titles in black; endemic toning to pages, nick to cloth at fore-edge. Black-and-white photo-illustrated dust-jacket, printed in red and black; spine lightly sunned, chipped at head and foot of spine, edges, and corners, lower portion of front panel split at spine-fold. A fine copy in an unrestored example of the rare dust-jacket. First edition. In the summer of 1936, Robert Capa made the first of several trips to Spain to cover the civil war that had recently broken out there. He was accompanied by his lover Gerda Taro, a talented young photographer who was probably the first woman to photograph on the front line, she was also the first to be killed in the course of her work when she was accidentally crushed by a tank near Brunete in July 1937. The layout of Death in the Making is by André Kertész, Capa&#146;s friend, mentor and fellow Hungarian. Shortly after he arrived in Paris in the spring of 1934, whilst living in near poverty, Capa met Kertész, who loaned him money, found him work, and taught him about photography. It was also in Paris at around this time that Capa met Henri Cartier-Bresson and David &#145;Chim&#146; Szymin (Seymour). The scarce dust-jacket features Capa&#146;s iconic photograph of a Republican soldier at the precise moment of his death. Death in the Making contains not just Capa&#146;s own photographs, including many that defined and revolutionised modern war photography, but also a number by Taro, and in many ways this book is her memorial, as Capa&#146;s eloquent printed dedication declares: &#145;For Gerda Taro, who spent one year at the Spanish Front, and who stayed on. Madrid, December 1937. R.C.&#146; Sinibaldi, A. and Couturier, J-L., Regards sur un siècle de photographie à travers Le Livre (92); Fernandéz, H., Fotografia Pública: Photography in Print 1919-1939 p.76; Parr, M. and Badger, G., The Photobook: A History vol.I p.139; Auer, M. and M., 802 photo books from the M + M Auer collection p.266; Lefebvre, M., Guerra Grafica: Espagne 1936-1939 p.252; Magnum Photobook: The Catalogue Raisonné pp.18-19. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LA RINASCITA diretta da GIOVANNI PAPINI (1938-1944) TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO, Firenze, L'arte della stampa, 1938

      - 8o, br. bs., pp. 100 per ciascun fasc., ma alcuni anche di 300 . Rivista edita a cura del centro Nazionale di studi sul Rinascimento. Num. ill. e tavole in b/n anche f.t. Il Direttore (ed anche l'anima del periodico) fu Giovanni Papini che si avvalse della collaborazione di valenti studiosi e specialisti. La collezione spazia dalla letteratura all'arte, alla scultura ed alla pittura. Non sono trascurate infine tutte quelle "attivit? artistiche che segnarono il miracolo del Rinascimento Italiano " Dal n.1 del genn-.aprile 1938 al n. 35 del genn-giugno 1944 (in 31 fascicoli perchè alcuni sono a numerazione doppia) inquesta collezione non è presente il numero 35 che stiamo ricercando e cosi' com'è . viene offerta a

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