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        Lago di Garda. Gardesana occidentale e strada del Ponale; nei pressi del porto di Tignale; nei pressi di Limone; Riva; Monumento ai caduti sui lavori della strada; Alto lago da un finestrone della Gardesana; Fra Limone e Riva. 24 fotografie

      s.e, 1938-45. 24 fotografie originali in b/n vintage, stampa alla gelatina ai sali d'argento, didascalie manoscritte o dattiloscritte al verso scattate in un arco di tempo che va dal 1938 al 1945. La prima serie comprende 8 foto di formati differenti montate su cartoncini bordati che variano ma di ca. cm 17 x 22,5: la prima misura cm 12,5 x 17,5 ritrae una vista della strada Gardesana occidentale e della strada del Ponale con vista del lago; la seconda misura cm 10 x 14, scattata da una galleria, ritrae un tratto della Gardesana nei pressi del Porto di Tignale; la terza misura cm 20,5 x 11,5 ritrae una donna in primo piano in un tratto della Gardesana nei pressi di Limone; la quarta misura cm 6 x 8,3 ca. ritrae uno sperone di roccia della strada del Ponale con vista sul lago e, in lontananza, Riva; la quinta misura cm 14,7 x 10,2 ca. ritrae il monumento ai caduti sulla Gardesana occidentale con piccolo scorcio di lago; la sesta misura cm 12 x 16,7 ritrae uno scorcio dell'alto lago solcato da un traghetto visto da un finestrone di roccia sulla Gardesana; la settima misura cm 10 x 14,5 ritrae un tratto della Gardesana tra Limone e Riva. Una donna e' in posa accanto alla balaustra di pietra; l'ottava misura cm 10,3 x 15 ritrae il basso lago fra Gargnano e Limone. La seconda comprende 16 foto montate su cartoncini bordati piu' grandi di cm 22,5 x 33 circa: (cm 14,5 x 10) con un tratto della Gardesana; (cm 10 x 14,6 ca,) con la strada del Ponale e Riva in lontananza; (cm 23,5 x 17,5) con donna in bicicletta sulla Gardesana; (cm 14,7 x 10) con tratto di strada; cm 12 x 17 gardesana fra Gargnano e Campione e il M. Castello; cm 23,5 x 17,5 Gardesana e Riva in lontananza; 12 x 12,4 galleria fra Gargnano e Tignale; 24 x 17,5 fra Limone e Riva; 17,5 x 23,7 Gardesana, strada del Ponale e Riva; 17,5 x 22,8 galleria fra Gargnano e Campione; 17,5 x 23,6 strada del Ponale e Riva; 14,5 x 10,5 Gardesana e Riva; 10 x 14,7 Gardesana fra Limone e Riva; 23,8 x 17,5 due uomini in tandem sulla Gardesana con vista su Riva; 17,5 x 24 donna su Gardesana con vista su Riva e strada del Ponale; 10,5 x 15 fra Limone e Riva. ITA

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        AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED (ALS) TO HIS DAUGHTER

      8 Dec. 1938, New York - Superb and touching one-page letter in Kent's minuscule hand to his 25-year-old daughter Clara expressing his disappointment that she will not be spending Christmas with him. In full: "It was about 12 years ago when, out of consideration for your mother, I gave up claiming my family for Christmas Day and set New Years Day as our day for Christmas celebration. That this gave you children two Christmases we hoped was doubly nice for you; and that it gave us Christmas--though a week later--with my children was a happiness that we planned for and looked forward to. Only the absence far from home of Frances [his second wife whom he would divorce in 1939] or me or both of us has made a New Years' pass uncelebrated as the family Christmas. All this you know. And that, knowing it, you pass up your father's Christmas for a New Year at a friend's is something that I will not forget nor easily forgive. That Frances is deeply hurt at your 'previous engagement' when after two years of enforced absence she is at last home again and eager to make a Christmas for us all, is something I have read in her face as she read your letter. That is all I know about it. I will now wish you both a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year." SIGNED "Affectionately Father." The mixture of sadness and restrained anger is quite evident in this scarce and very personal autograph letter by one of the most famous American artists of the twentieth century. The bulk of Kent's papers were donated to the Smithsonian. Normal creases from folding, about Fine [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Document signed

      1938 - 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 m. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        THREE GUINEAS

      London: The Hogarth Press. 1938. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. Original yellow cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A superb fine copy, the binding clean, square and tight, the contents without spotting, previous owner?s inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the very near fine lightly rubbed and nicked dustwrapper which remains clean, crisp and without fading. Not price-clipped (7/6 net to the spine). A lovely example, most uncommon in this condition. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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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

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        BLACK DYNAMITE. Story of the Negro in Boxing. Vol.I-II-III-IV-V.

      The Ring Athletic Library, 1938-1947. (Codice SP/0705) Cinque volumi in 8° (20 cm) illustrati con varie decine di tavole fuori testo. Prima edizione. Vol.I: "The Story of the Negro in the Prize Ring from 1782 to 1938", X-182 pp. Vol.II: "Jolting Joe" - "Homicide Hank", X-165 pp. Vol.III: "The Tree Colored Aces", VI-314 pp. Vol. IV: "Fighting Furies", VI-282 pp. Vol. V: "Sockers in Sepia", VI-250 pp. Legature originali in tutta tela arancio, titoli e illustrazioni in nero. Tutti i volumi sono in ottimo stato di conservazione. Raro set completo. // First editon, Orginal Cloth, no D.J., Mint. Euro 650.00 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA

      [Bookseller: Bergoglio Libri d'Epoca]
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        Enchiridion Clericorum Documenta ecclesiae sacrorum alumnis instituendis

      Typis Polyglottis Vaticanis, 1938. LATINO 0,86 Copertina flessibile in tela blu con titoli oro al piatto e al tassello sul dorso; normalissimi segni del tempo USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        ENTREE DU PRINTEMPS suivi de MORT DU BLE

      Paris, imprimé par Philippe Gonin aux dépens des Amis de l'Artiste, 1938. In-4 (27X35) en feuilles sous couverture imprimée et double emboîtage crème, 57pp. Rare ouvrage tiré seulement à 175 exemplaires sur vélin antique à la main ; il est illustré par 20 EAUX-FORTES ORIGINALES DE WILLY EISENCHITZ. Excellent état.

      [Bookseller: La Bouquinerie]
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        Works

      1938 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Sezione Fotocinematografica dell'Esposizione Universale di Roma. Gruppo di nove fotografie.

      Roma, 1938, foto in nero di cm. 24 x 18 con didascalie dattiloscritte su foglietti applicati al retro (stati del terrno, cave di pozzolana (Anfiteatro Rocchi), lavori di sbancamento, Palazzo degli uffici stato dei lavori al 7/7/38, veduta aerea planimetrica dell' E42, veduta aerea di Roma e della Zona EUR, plastico dell'espansione di Roma al mare. Tutti con al retro la sigla C.V.T. (Carlo Vittorio Testi). Unita un cartolina postale dell'EUR del 1954, viaggiata.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani già' Naturalistica snc]
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        The War the Infantry Knew 1914-1919: A Chronicle of Service in France and Belgium with the Second Battalion His Majesty's twenty-third Foot, the Royal Welch Fusiliers (First Edition)

      London: P.S. King & Son LTD, 1938. First Edition. First Edition. One of 500 privately printed copies. Rebound in three quarter leather and marbled boards with gilt title and raised bands. Very Good plus. Light dampstaining to the heel crown, light toning and foxing to the front and rear endpapers.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        The War the Infantry Knew 1914-1919

      London: P. S. King & Son Ltd., 1938. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. The story of the second battalion His Majesty's twenty third foot, the Royal Welch Fusiliers in France and Belgium during the first world war. This is the unit in which Robert Graves and Siegfried Sassoon served and Sassoon contributes a chapter therein. Very good in original trade cloth binding with light spotted foxing to fore-edges and margins of pages in places. Spine a trifle faded with a couple of trivial ink spots to top of spine. Sketches and Plans to rear. A detailed and descriptive account of the activities of this battalion during the First World War.

      [Bookseller: Chris Phillips]
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        THE DRAWING OF THE FLORENTINE PAINTERS - AMPLIFIED EDITION.

      Chicago 1938. 3 voll., splend. ril. edit. carton., dorso in mz. perg., tit. in oro al dorso, cm 35x25, Vol. I: pp XVI, 367 di t., Vol. II: pp XII, 388 di t., Vol. III: 1009 ill. b/n. Copia con dedica ed autografo dell'A. Ottimo esempl.

      [Bookseller: Editoriale Umbra]
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        Chi sono, quanti sono, come si chiamano. Gli Ebrei in Italia. Tutti i cognomi delle famiglie ebraiche

      A.R.I.A. casa editrice, 1938. In 8, pp. 18. Br. ed. con lievissime mancanze ai piatti. Edizione originale di questo opuscolo di Schaerf che raccoglie in ordine alfabetico i nomi degli Ebrei italiani. Schaerf aveva pubblicato nel 1925 anche 'I cognomi degli Ebrei in Italia con un'appendice su le famiglie nobili ebree d'Italia'. Appare evidente la distorsione operata da questa edizione rispetto alla volonta' dell'autore - di origini ebraiche - di compiere uno studio meramente scientifico di tipo onomastico-storico sui cognomi degli Ebrei. A fugare infatti ogni dubbio in tal senso e' il testo che appare al contropiatto anteriore che recita: 'L'elenco che pubblichiamo fu compilato dall'ebreo Samuele Schaert [sic] sulla scorta dei dati esistenti presso il Keren Hajesod e puo' quindi considerarsi quasi come ufficiale. Esso servira' ad individuare i discendenti della nomade tribu' di Israele accampati nel sacro suolo d'Italia, ecc...'. Lo spirito del lavoro di Shaerf viene quindi stravolto, nel 1938, divenendo uno strumento di delazione per individuare - e quindi perseguitare - gli Ebrei italiani. La pubblicazione si inserisce d'altro canto nel solco di analoghi testi come quello di Carlo Barduzzi, Bibliografia ebraica e giudaica in lingua italiana con aggiunte dei cognomi portati dai Giudei residenti nel Regno, pubblicato sempre nel 1938, testo che - come ammetteva Dino Provenzal in una sua lettera - fu utilizzato dalle SS per compiere retate e persecuzioni. ITA

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Coenobium]
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        POTTER'S HOUSE

      Muscatine Praire Press 1938 - First Edition, Limited to 490 copies only, INSCRIBED AND SIGNED by Stegner. His second novel, it has always been considered rare. Inscribed or signed copies are truly elusive. With handsome decorations in red, blue and purple at the heads and beginnings of chapters and with the title printed in red on each page at the margins. A handsome book. 8vo, publisher’s original gray boards, the spine gilt lettered. 75 pp. A fine copy without fault. A LOVELY AND VERY RARE COPY OF THIS FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY STEGNER. Designed and printed by Carroll D Coleman at The Prairie Press. The book, Stegner's second novel only, has always been considered rare. We know of no other copies in the marketplace that are actually signed or inscribed by the author. Wallace Stegner first taught at the University of Wisconsin and Harvard University but settled at Stanford University, where he founded the creative writing program. His students included Wendell Berry, Sandra Day O'Connor, Edward Abbey, Simin Daneshvar, Andrew Glaze, George V. Higgins, Thomas McGuane, Robert Stone, Ken Kesey, Gordon Lish, Ernest Gaines, and Larry McMurtry. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Potter's House

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

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        LA FAMILLE CARDINAL. Illustrée d'un portrait et de 32 monotypes en noir et en couleurs par EDGAR DEGAS

      Auguste Blaizot & Fils, Paris 1938. 1 volume in-4, broché, couverture à rabats imprimée en noir. 1 frontispice et 33 MONOTYPES D'EDGAR DEGAS interprétés à l'eau-forte par Maurice Potin : Portrait de l'auteur, 2 vignettes in-texte, 25 hors-texte en noir et 6 hors-texte en couleurs. Tirage unique à 350 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin de Rives. La seule véritable illustration de Degas pour un livre. Présentation : Les monotypes ont été dessinés par Degas en 1880 et devaient être reproduits en héliogravure pour l'édition du livre. Ce choix technique déplu à Halévy qui s'y opposa. Le projet fut abandonné... mais ressucita plus de 50 ans plus tard en utilisant la technique définitivement artistique de la gravure sur cuivre. Maurice Potin en utilisa les ressources les plus adaptées à Degas : verni mou, eau-forte et aquatinte. La réussite est incontestable, l'univers de l'écrivain et celui du peintre se confondent alors totalement. Bel exemplaire en excellent état, sous étui rigide cartonné.

      [Bookseller: Patrice Jeudy - Livres Anciens et Modern]
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        THE JUDAS WINDOW

      New York: William Morrow. 1938. Proof copy of the first edition, first printing. Proof copy of the first edition, first printing. Publisher?s plain card covers incorporating the original pictorial dustwrapper. A very good copy indeed, the wrapper edges showing a little rubbing at the extremities. The contents are entirely complete and clean throughout. With the publisher?s ink stamp on the front free endpaper stating ?publication date / Jan 5 1938 / price $2.00?. The printed price of $2.00 is present on the front flap of the dustwrapper. An excellent example, free of repair or restoration. Rare in this proof state. A Sir Henry Merrivale mystery and a Haycraft Queen Cornerstone. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        The Aga Khan's Horses.

      London: Putnam,, 1938. Octavo. Original green quarter vellum, brown buckram sides, title to spine gilt, top edge gilt. Frontispiece, 7 colour plates with captioned tissue guards and 12 black and white illustrations by Lionel Edwards; 15 plates from photographs. Small nick and crease to foot of spine; an excellent, fresh copy. First edition, signed limited issue. Number 5 of 140 copies signed by the author, the artist, and Aga Khan. Presentation copy, this copy additionally inscribed by the author on the half-title, "To Margery, from Bob. May, 1938." Beautifully bound with green vellum, the book features Lionel Edwards's celebrated illustrations.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Too Many Cooks: A Nero Wolfe Mystery

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

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Silhouette du scandale

      1938. Editions du Sagittaire, Paris 1938, 12x19cm, broché. - Editions du Sagittaire, Paris 1938, 12x19cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una copia del servizio stampa. autografo prezioso firmato da Marcel Aymé Francois Mauriac. Due piccoli strappi bloccato di nuovo sulla schiena insolated. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Marcel Aymé à François Mauriac. Deux petites déchirures recollées sur le dos insolé.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Sir John Piers.

      Mulligar Wetminster Gazette [1938] - Octavo. Original green wrappers printed in black. Sunned but excellent. First Edition, First Impression. One of 140 copiers this signed by Betjeman in Gaelic. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Hans-Dietrich Genscher Steinbüste. Vom Künstler signiert und numeriert (#16 Bubec). Höhe ca. 21,5 cm, Sockel 11 x 11 cm. Im August 1980 entstanden, als eine der drei für die HANDELSBLATT EDITION geschaffenen Büsten neben Helmut Schmidt und Franz Josef Strauß zum damaligen Bundestag-Wahlkampf.

       Lutz Backes wurde 1938 in Mannheim geboren. Lebt in Nürnberg. 1964 entdeckte ihn Dieter Hildebrandt für die „Lach- und Schießgesellschaft\", wo er 12 Jahre Hauskarikaturist der \"klassischen\" Mannschaft war, bis diese sich auflöste. Entwarf `67 das LOGO der Sportartikelfirma PUMA, die springende Raubkatze, die zur berühmtesten Tierzeichnung der Welt wurde. Wurde Redakteur für Politik und Humor an einer Provinzzeitung. Wurde wegen einer missliebigen Karikatur entlassen. Das Blatt existiert noch. Machte `76 sein Hobby Karikaturen-Zeichnen zum Hauptberuf und nahm den Künstlernamen „BUBEC\" an (Backes Unbestechlicher Blick Entlarvt Charaktere). Veröffentlichte Porträt- und Polit-Karikaturen in über 40 Ländern. Verlegte sich immer mehr auf Porträt-Karikaturen, als das HANDELSBLATT ihn für 25 Jahre exklusiv hierfür unter Vertrag nahm („Bubec`s Zerr-spektive\"). Machte weltweit über 300 Solo-Ausstellungen. Zeichnete Teller-Designs für ROSENTHAL-Porzellan, entwarf Pokerkarten für ASS und Verpackungen für BAHLSEN. War Gast-Dozent an der FH Mainz für Karikaturen und der UNI GRAZ für „Innovation und Kreativität\". Zahlreiche Auszeichnungen wie: Preis der Weltausstellung Montreal (1977 und `79); Preis des Presseamts der Türkei (`77); Preis des Kulturministers von Italien `81, Venedig-Preis `86; „Tiè\" - Karikaturist des Jahres (Italien `91); „Goldene Palme\" von SanRemo (`91 für sein Lebenswerk und `99 für sein Buch „Köpfe mit Köpfchen\"); Orden „Humoris Causa\"; „Man of Achievement\" der Uni Cambridge; Eintrag ins „Goldene Buch\" der Stadt Schwetzingen etc. (vita Lutz Backes) Versand D: 5,00 EUR Kunst, Art, Politik, Zeitgeschichte, FDP, Kabarett, Cabaret, Revue, Porträt, Portrait Sculpture, Skulptur, Sculpture

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        Autograph letter signed. [London], 4. XI. 1938.

      1938. Small 4to. 1 p. on double leaf. To one Mr. Betts [?], on an inquiry for an interview: "[...] I'm sorry but I prefer to 'reset silent in my work' just now: and I can think of half a dozen more representative sculptors than myself [...]". - On headed paper.

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        THE MYSTERIOUS MR. I

      E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1938., New York - First edition. Fine, bright, square copy in a bright dust jacket lightly rubbed at the spine ends. "The action of this story takes place in Chicago during one breathless, exciting morning. It is told by a mysterious investigator, whose mission is to get hold of an escaped lunatic before midnight, and also to track down the criminal in a suspected foul play which has come to his notice through the Mother Superior of a small convent. The method he uses for unveiling and punishing the two villains is a highly ingenious one." A sharp copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB, IOBA]
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        Penthouse Pagan

      New York: Phoenix Press. (1938). First. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper with just a touch of rubbing and a couple of tiny tears. Risque novel featuring a ravishingly beautiful young woman who trades her charms to be a kept woman in a swanky penthouse. A beautiful copy of a scarce title. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        L ATLANTIQUE HISTOIRE ET VIE D UN OCEAN Avec un envoi ddicac de l auteur.

      1938. ALBIN MICHEL. 1938. In-8.Carr. Broch. Bon tat. Couv. convenable. Coiffe en pied abme. Intrieur frais. 290 pages illustres de quelques cartes en noir et blanc. Exemplaire specialement imprim pour Monsieur Anatole de Monzie Ministre des Travaux Publics, un des 20 exemplaires sur velin de rives nominatifs. Collection Science d Aujourd hui.

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        The Silver Princess in Oz.

      Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co, 1938 - Octavo. Original pink cloth, colour pictorial title panel to front board with embellishments to part of the title in silver, titles and decoration to spine in black, illustrated endpapers. With the dust jacket. Spine gently rolled, faint tanning to endpapers, cloth exceptionally bright and fresh. An excellent copy in an edge-rubbed jacket with a few tiny chips and nicks. Illustrated throughout in black and white. First edition, first printing, variant A binding with spine illustration of Handy Mandy's face. The 31st Oz book. Scarce in such good condition. Bienvenue & Schmidt p. 120. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        AUTOFÜHRER DEUTSCHES REICH (Ohne Das Land Oesterreich). Offizieller Führer Des Deutschen Automobil-Clubs

      Karl Baedeker, Leipzig 1938 - This rare pre-WWII Baedeker is a snapshot of a dark period of history. The word "Reich" appears practically in every other sentence. Very rare, especially in this condition; 16mo - 6" to 7" tall; 813 pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore]
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        Autographed letter. On The Royal Historian of Oz Letterhead.

      1938 1938 - Typed letter from Ruth Plumy Thompson on The Office of The Royal Historian of Oz letterhead, with notes in Thompson's hand to the margins. A very warm and chatty letter from the then current writer of the Oz stories, Ruth Plumly Thompson was the next writer of the series after L. Frank Baum. The letter is very chatty on all things which were current in Oz, including the new titles. Thompson also discusses with the recipient her thoughts on the plays and films of oz, "The Wizard of Oz is being made into a musical and while I suppose they'll spoil and change everything--it may turn out better then we think. After that the Oz books will probably be used in animated cartoons--and that WILL be fun. I'm sorry Walt Disney could not get Mrs. Baum to let him have her ( hand written in the margin "husband's") books as he was interested in doing the whole set. But as she has sold ("her" crossed out and hand writtten in the margin " L. F. B's Mr. B has been dead as you know for quite awhile") books to another studio--mine will probably have to be sold to the same people." Thompson also talks about a role she played in a play as Ozma making her an "Princess of Oz." A very interesting letter containing lots of Oz gossip.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Silver Princess in Oz.

      Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co, 1938 - Octavo. Original yellow cloth, colour pictorial title panel to front board with embellishments to part of the title in silver, titles and decoration to spine in black, illustrated endpapers. With the dust jacket. Corners and ends of spine bumped, light soiling to cloth boards, signature to front free endapaper, in the dust jacket with wear along edges, shallow chipping to ends of spine closed tears along top edges, one closed tear having been mended with a glue like substance to verso, small chips to corners. Still a very bright and attractive copy. Illustrated throughout in black and white. First edition, first printing, first state "A" binding with spine illustration of Handy Mandy's face. The 31st Oz book, one of the works. Scarce in such good condition. Bienvenue & Schmidt p. 120. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        AIR FER AIR FRANCE et CHEMINS DE FER FRANÇAIS

      Date : 1938 Dimensions : 61,5x100cm Imp : Editions Paul Martial, PARIS Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

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        JACQUELINE FIGUS

      Date : 1938 Dimensions : 79x118cm Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

      [Bookseller: Philippe Beguin livres anciens affiches ]
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        FIGUS

      Date : 1938 Dimensions : 80x116cm Condition : entoilée A Affiche originale entoilée en parfait état.

      [Bookseller: Philippe Beguin livres anciens affiches ]
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        The Behavior of Organisms: An Experimental Analysis

      New York: D. Appleton-Century Co., Incorporated, 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first issue. (First printing denoted by "I" on last page of text; first issue cloth. One of only 500 copies thus.) ix, 457 pp. Original black cloth with gilt spine lettering, blind-blocked front. Near Fine in a Near Fine jacket, unclipped, with a typically darkened spine panel, small faint stain near foot, chipping to head and tail, wear and toning along top edge. Name on front free endpaper. A lovely copy of the psychologist's first book, a milestone in the experimental analysis of behavior.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Behavior of Organisms

      Appleton-Century-Crofts. Hardcover. Very good condition copy without jacket. First Edition. A very good copy of the second limited issue of the first edition (300 of 800, the first 500 being covered in black cloth). Green cloth boards with gold lettering on red box to front and spine. Spine slightly sunned. Contents are clean and clear, small label ffep and a name above. Rare book, Professor Skinner's first, in good shape throughout. . Very Good. 1938. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Infinitebooks]
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        SPRIG AND TURFY

      (The Golden Eagle Press) n.d [1938], (Mt. Vernon, NY) - Folio (9-1/4" x 12-1/4") bound in full cream cloth with a gilt decoration on the cover, gilt lettering on the spine, and silk ties. Per the colophon: "This Archetype Edition of Sprig and Turfy is not only the first but unique in the history of the printed book. It is conveniently limited to one hundred and eight copies, each containing original paintings in water color over a key plate in black, printed by S. A. Jacobs." This is copy #49 of 108 SIGNED by the artist with his initials. Of the 15 plates, 13 are original watercolors by Roesch, an important artist of the book. For some unexplained reason, this quite stunningly illustrated children's story of a boy and his horse is not recognized in the primary reference of livres de peintres THE ARTIST & THE BOOK 1860-1960, although Roesch's later THE SONNETS TO ORPHEUS (1944), also published by The Golden Eagle Press, is listed as "one of the first modern American livres de peintres." Near Fine in slightly worn, Very Good chemise [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Mirèio. Mireille, poème provençal de Frédéric Mistral. Illustré d'eaux-fortes originales dessinées et gravées par Auguste Brouet.

      Paris, Frédéric Grégoire, 1938 ; in-folio, en feuillets sous chemise-étui papier gris muet ; (1) f. (bl.), 202 pp., X pp. (notes), (3) ff. (table, achevé d'imprimer, bl.) ; 13 planches hors-texte, 12 planches, 6 culs-de-lampe dans le texte, la couverture et la titre, soit 33 eaux-fortes ; couverture blanche illustrée d'une eau-forte. Un des 400 exemplaires, celui-ci N°292, sur vélin de Rives à la forme. Exemplaire en bel état.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Ancienne Clagahé]
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        Rebecca (With Ephemera Signed By The Author)

      The First UK Printing published by Gollancz in 1938. The BOOK is in near Fine condition. Light pushing and fading at the spine ends. Robert Gibbings 'The Book Society' bookplate to the front pastedown. Some light toning to the text-block and end papers. The pages are remarkably clean and free from the usual foxing that is commonly encountered with this title. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ condition. Mild edge-wear with a little loss at the spine ends and folds. Some professional tissue paper repairs on the verso to a few closed tears mainly on the folds. The wrapper colouring remains very good with a little fading to the spine and looks very attractive in the removable Brodart archival cover. The books accompanied by a loose 12 x 9 cm colour photograph of the author in there garden. This has been Signed twice by the Author on the verso and on the sleeve portion of the photograph. Housed in a custom solander box with gilt titling. Filmed memorably by Hitchcock in 1940 and starring Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine. A very attractive example of an increasingly difficult title to find in collectible condition

      [Bookseller: Ashtonrarebooks]
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        The Yearling

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1938 - First Edition with Scribner A, in very good plus condition. Signed, gift inscription on half title page. Binding is tight, book is square and pages are clean. Spine joints have some age toning. Dust jacket also very good plus condition. Color is bright and is not priced clipped, priced $2.50. Edges have some tiny chips, small creases and a closed tear , top left side of spine. Dust jacket is now in a protective Brodart cover. 428 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wolfmueller's Books]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. Kirchstetten, 28. VIII. 1938.

      1938. 2¾ SS. auf 3 Bll. 4to. An den späteren Verlagslektor Hans Rössner: "Was da die Ausländer von uns als 'Barbaren' sagen - das stimmt schon. Aber die sehen nur das Offizielle. Dir wirklichen Kräfte zu sehn ist ihnen nicht beschieden. Und es gibt wirkliche Kräfte der deutschen Kunst, die es sich so schwer machen wie eh und je! Glaub nicht, daß ich einen Augenblick an der deutschen Kunst gezweifelt hätte! Wir Deutschen haben nur unendlich viel zu fressen, was uns die Vorangegangenen übriggelassen haben [...] Ich werde das, solange ich lebe, im Auge behalten. Ich werde mich bemühen, abseits von den 'Programmen' das zu tun, was ich für richtig halte. Ich werde in der Kunst nie etwas Gemeines tun. Ich werde im Gegenteil alles tun, um der Kunst wieder jenen Platz zu erobern, der ihr gebührt. Du, Herzenskamerad, weißt, daß die Kunst für mich Religion ist, und daß ich keine andere Religion kenne. Du bist ein studierter Mensch, und Du wirst das alles viel besser verstehen als ich, der alles nur aus seinem Gefühl hat. (Ich habe nie 'studiert'.) Allerdings bin ich in den antiken Sprachen und in den Vorstellungen der Antike mehr zuhause als viele Hochschulprofessoren. Dieses Wort des Stolzes soll aber keine Spitze beinhalten. Ich habe mehr als andere gelernt aus eben dem bekannten Minderwertigkeitsgefühl und wenn ich heute jeden Hochschulprofessor in bezug auf die Metrik und Rhythmik der Alten zu schlagen imstande bin, so nur deshalb, weil eine Liebe ohnegleichen sich durch 2 Jahrzehnte mit der Materie befaßte. Was Du mir vom Auslandsdeutschtum schreibst, ist packend. Du muß die Leute mit aller Leidenschaft zu den großen Dichtern hinführen. Blunck und Consorten gehören nicht dazu. Gib ihnen Claudius, Mörike, Hölderlin, Hardenberg; in unserer näheren Zeit Heym und Trakl; Rilke; (nicht so sehr George); gib ihnen in unserer nächsten Zeit Weinheber, (weil kein Dichter wie er so alles gesagt hat) [...]". - Bl. 1 rechts oben mit rotem Farbstift vom Adressaten markiert, Bl. 2 und 3 rechts oben korrekt vom Autor numeriert; geringfügige Altersspuren.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris]
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        L'Aeronautica Italiana nell'immagine, 1487-1875. Bibliografia di Giuseppe Boffito con aggiunte di Paolo Arrigoni. Milano, Museo Caproni, Edizioni d'Arte E. Bestetti, 1938

      Bestetti, 1938. in-folio, pp. 184, seguite da 174 tavole in b/nero e a colori. Bella leg. editoriale in mezza pergamena, titoli in oro su dorso a nervi, piatti elegantemente figurati a colori e con titolo in oro, taglio sup. dorato, (privo dell'astuccio). Prima edizione. Fondamentale e ricercata bibliografia, a tiratura limitata di 500 esemplari fuori commercio e 100 in vendita, sulla storia del volo italiano da Leonardo a Forlanini, corredata di importante raccolta iconografica (appartenente in gran parte al Museo Caproni) e arricchita da una cospicua bibliografia dell'aeronautica italiana da Leonardo sino al 1875, compilata da G. Boffito. Magnifica opera.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco]
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        L'Aeronautica Italiana nell'immagine, 1487-1875. Bibliografia di Giuseppe Boffito con aggiunte di Paolo Arrigoni.

      1938. Milano, Museo Caproni, Edizioni d'Arte E. Bestetti, 1938. In folio  (cm. 40,5); pp. (12),  IV, 184, (4); + 174 tavole. Bella legatura originale in mezza pergamena a 4 nervi con fregi e titolo in oro; piatti illustrati; taglio superiore dorato. ASTUCCIO originale in cartone rigido decorato. Con la lettera in facsimile della Reale Accademia d'Italia a  Donna Timina Caproni Guasti. Ottima copia stampata su carta pesante. Astuccio con lievi abrasioni, ma molto robusto. Prima edizione di questo fondamentale testo sull'Aeronautica con dettagliata bibliografia fino al 1875  compilata da G. Boffito e con una preziosa raccolta iconografica. Axs

      [Bookseller: Libreria Bongiorno Paolo]
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        Mangeclous surnommé aussi longues dents et oeil de Satan et lord High Life et sultan des tousseurs...

      first edition on the current paper. Rare autograph signed by Albert Cohen Denise Mercier. Small lacks ably filled in the top and bottom of the back. Gallimard Paris 1938 15x21cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Luzern Vierwaldstättersee. Mehrfarbiger Tiefdruck.

      Gedruckt bei: C.J. Bucher, Luzern 1938 - Luzern, Gedruckt bei: C.J. Bucher, 1938. Bildgrösse: 102 x 64 cm. Guter Zustand.

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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