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        The Death of the Heart

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1938. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With the dust jacket. Edges foxed, inked note to front free pastedown; an excellent copy in the jacket with sunned spine and edges. First edition, first impression. The publisher's retained copy with their ink stamp to the front panel of the dust jacket, the front pastedown, the front free endpaper and the title page.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Homage to Catalonia.

      - Secker And Warburg, London, 1938, 1st ed. 313 pp., publisher's green cloth, gilt lettered on spine, very small mark on the lower edge on rear board, endpapers yellowed, stamp on first free endpaper, else a fine copy. fiction skønlitteratur engelsk Helga korrektur. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Andersens Antikvariat]
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        Out of Africa

      New York: Random House,, 1938. Octavo. Original black cloth-backed orange boards, titles to spine and flamingo design to front board gilt, top edge green, others uncut. With the pictorial dust jacket. Ownership inscription to front free endpaper. Light spotting to top edge; an excellent copy in the mildly toned jacket with rubbed and nicked extremities. First US edition, first printing. It was originally published in the UK the previous year.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Golden Book of Portuguese Tinned Fish

      1938. TINNED FISH. The Golden Book of Portuguese Tinned Fish. Organized and directed by J. Leitao de Barros. 56 pp. Profusely illustrated with photomontages, fold out chart and map. Small folio, 340 x 250 mm, bound in original embossed gold wrappers. Lisbon: Instituto Portugues de Conservas de Peixe, 1938. |~||~||~||~| An extravagant promotional work from the Instituto Portugues de Conservas de Peixe (The Portuguese Institute of Tinned Fish). Articles such as "The Sardine" by Raul Bandão and "The Tunny Fishery" by Sousa Costa are embellished with dramatic photomontages of fishermen hard at work along with there catches and of course the resulting canned fish. The endpapers are of particular note, with their large scale gilt printed stylized fish patterns. A fine copy.

      [Bookseller: Ursus Rare Books]
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        The Potter's House

      Muscatine, Iowa: The Prairie Press , 1938. The only edition of this title, his 3rd published book, limited to 490 copies. Cheever 23. Especially SCARCE in Fine condition AND with the original glassine dust jacket, Very Good, small chips at the tips and a larger triangular chip top edge rear panel. . First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Dale Steffey Books]
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        La Difesa della Razza: Scienza, Documentazione, Polemica Year I, no 1 (5 August 1938) through Year VI, no 16 (20 June 1943) (all published)

      A complete run consisting of 118 issues (each issue approx. 50 pp., all bound in 5 volumes), published bi-weekly, of the virulently racist and propagandistic journal meant to reinforce racial stereotypes pertaining to Jews, Gypsies, colonial Africans, Asians, and other non-Aryan ethnic groups as justification for Fascist governmental policies and practices, with hundreds of articles by "experts" on anthropology, psychology, biology, sociology, history, and politics, profusely illustrated throughout after photographs, caricatures, drawings, and photomontages, often showing non-Italians and non-Aryans in grotesque and distorted views. 4to. Later cloth, some covers somewhat rubbed and chipped, all orig. wrpps. covers bound in. Rome (Tumminelli) 1938-1943.

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        Rebecca (SIGNED Plus SIGNED MOVIE TIE-INS))

      Doubleday Doran and Company, New York 1938 - SIGNED ny Daphne Du Maurier on half-tilte page (signature only). Maroon boards with silver decorated band around mid-section with some rubbing. Early American Printing as title page has 1938 date in Roman Numerals, while copyright page states 1938; 'CL' on copyright page but lacks first edition statement. Dark blue/balck topstain faded; page age-toning; start of some hinge cracking at spine of title page. 457 pages. Lacks original dustjacket but comes with a fine facsimile dustjacket of first printing. From the wonderful 1940 Alfred Hitchcock film version of novel: Attached to half-title page is a album page SIGNED by LAURENCE OLIVIER (played 'Maxim de Winter'). Attached to front end page is a bookplate SIGNED by JOAN FONTAINE (played 'Mrs. de Winter') and another photo-card SIGNED by JUDITH ANDERSON (played 'Mrs. Danvers'). Laid-in is a samll B&W photo SIGNED and inscribed by REGINALD DENNY (played 'Frank Crawley'). Unique copy for the Du Maurier--Rebecca fan or collector. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Montemarano]
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        The Poetical Works and Other Writings.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1938. [Including Poems; Endymion; Lamia, Isabella, The Eve of St. Agnes.] Edited with Notes and Appendices by H. Buxton Forman. Revised with Additions by Maurice Buxton Forman. With an Introduction by John Masefield. 8 volumes, octavo. Recent green morocco, spines gilt in compartments, marbled endpapers, floral roll to boards and top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Portrait frontispiece to volume I and illustrations throughout. Contents partially unopened. Boards gently bowed, occasional faint bumps to extremities. An excellent set. The Hampstead edition, the best collected edition of Keats's works and a very handsomely bound set.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Small Archive Relating to Oregon's San Francisco & New York Worlds Fair Commission, [including folio] 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition on San Francisco Bay, Feburary Eighteenth - December Second [and also] collection of photos, correspondence, a certificate, etc.

      Oregon; San Francisco: Division of Publications, Golden Gate International Exposition. Borden Printing Co., Inc., 1938 and 1939. Leatherette. Very Good Plus. Outer folder: 37 by 28.5 cm. Unpaginated, sixteen leaves, with a folding plate. The primary large brochure is quite lavish, with many color and two tone illustrations, dramatic photographs, arresting graphics and laden with a high Art Deco sensibility. The purpose of this brochure was in essence to sell the fair to its potential sponsors, underwriters, and exhibitors and as P.R., create excitement in the press. And so it did, with architecture renderings that brings to mind the bold designs of Josef Urban or even of Oz, as in the movie released in 1939. Among the other parts, a handsome proof or mock-up of a "Certificate of Participation", containing original pen and ink and watercolor work; a letter from John D. Webber to Thomas Gunn, head of the Oregon World's Fair Committee, in which Webber expresses his bullishness about the state and the purpose of participating in the fairs; a large blueprint of the Hall of Western States; several large photos and illustrations of the Treasure Island fair and its pavilion(s); miscellaneous blank stationary; and lists of Oregon clus and organizations. Light wear, but everything is otherwise in very good to fine condition.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques]
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        Sogliadatai [The Eye]

      [Paris: Russian Annals Publishing House], 1938, 1938. First edition, in Russian. Juliar, Nabokov, A Descriptive Bibliography, A12.1. Wrappers lightly foxed; fine copy.. 8vo, original printed wrappers, 253 pages, untrimmed. Unopened. Nabokov's novella, The Eye, and twelve stories, which were not published in English until 1965. From the inventory of Burton Weiss, Bookseller.

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        Versorgungsstiftung für Angehörige der Alten Garde Thüringens* G a n z l e d e r m a p p e

      1938 - Einzigartiges Original-Exemplar: schwere Ganzledermappe im Format 42,5 x 33,5 cm aus braunem Rindsleder mit seitlicher Kordelheftung, Deckeltitel in Goldprägung, beide Spiegel in Seide, Liniendekoration beider Deckel in Blindprägung, vier Messingsapplikationen auf jedem Deckel sowie angehängte hölzerne Siegelkapsel (ohne Siegel und Kapseldeckel). 20 Seiten auf Pergament, in Frakturschrift handbeschrieben in den Farben rot und schwarz. - Unterschriften am Ende des Textes fehlen. Der Einband ist nicht signiert und erinnert an zeitgenössische NS-Prachteinbände aus der Werkstatt von Otto Dorfner/Weimar. - Die Versorgungsstiftung ging wohl auf den thüringischen Gauleiter Fritz Sauckel zurück, über ihr weiteres Schicksal ist nichts bekannt. - Exemplar in guter Erhaltung (Deckel etwas fleckig, sonst sehr gut). - Deutsches / Drittes Reich, Pergament-Urkunde in kostbarem Ganzleder-Handeinband, Nationalsozialismus, Schutz- und Trutzgau Thüringen, Mitteldeutschland, NS.-Kunsthandwerk, mitteldeutsche Kunstbuchbinderei im 20.Jahrhundert, Luxuseinband, Lederband, Alte Kämpfer der NSDAP, Nationalsozialisten in Thüringen, nationalsozialistische Stiftung, Stiftungsurkunde, finanzielle Unterstützung für die Alte Garde der Bewegung, 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 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Galerie für gegenständliche Kunst]
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        OLYMPIA. FEST DER SCHÖNHEIT. Zweiter Film von den Olympischen Spielen Berlin 1936. Gestaltet von Leni Riefenstahl. Tobis. ZWEITES PRESSEHEFT.

      - Berlin, Leipzig, Tobis Filmkunst G.m.b.H., o. J. (1938); ca. 31,2 cm (4°). Innentitel: OLYMPIA / Der Film von den XI. Olympischen Spielen Berlin 1936 / Gewidmet dem Wiederbegründer der Olympischen Spiele / Baron Pierre des Coubertin zur Ehre und zum Ruhme der Jugend der Welt. - Seitlich geheftetes, dunkel-karmin-farbenes Original-Kartonage-Presseheft mit Deckeltitel in weißer Negativ-Schrift; enthält 32 einseitig s.-w. bedruckte und numerierte Blätter mit seitlicher Loch-Perforation zum Abtrennen (erstes und letztes Blatt bereits (sorgsam) abgetrennt!). - Inhalt: Seiten 1 - 4: Titelblatt (dieses mit Gummistempel des TOBIS Pressedienstes Leipzig am Unterrand) und Vorspann zum Film; S. 5 Mitteilung an die Schriftleitungen; S. 6: Inhaltsverzeichnis; S. 7 - 9: Kleine Biographien von Mitarbeitern am Olympia-Film: "E-F-L-N-S-T" (Ertl, Frentz, Lantschner, Neubert, Scheib, Traut); Teil II.: Fest der Schönheit: Inhaltsangabe und Beschreibung; Werner Gärtner (Pressereferent des Reichssportführers): Schönheit im Olympischen Kampf (S. 12); Fest der Schönheit: Frohbotschaft der Jugend! / Der Olympia-Film und die Frauen (S. 13 u. 14); "Ihr reitet auch ohne Kopf weiter!" / Der dramatische Kampf im "Wangenheim-Teich" beim Military (sign. K.B.; S. 15); Was der Olympia-Film zeigt: Harte Gesellen in schnellen Booten / Die Kamera schaut in die Rennboote / Bilder von unbeschreiblicher Schönheit (sign. W.S.; SS. 16 u. 17); Dr. med. Ferenz Csik: "Fest der Schönheit" / Eine Offenbarung! (SS. 18 u. 19); Das Olympia-Lied an die Freude / Humor im "Fest der Schönheit" (SS. 20 u. 21); Olympiafilm im Urteil des Auslandes / "Ein Dokument des Friedens" (SS. 22 u. 23); es folgt Teil 3 mit den 42 vorangestellten Pressefoto-Texten (SS. 24 u. 25) und den abschließend dargestellten Presse-Photos in Verkleinerung (meist ca. 8,5 x 6,5 cm; SS. 26 bis 32). - Heft wohl gebraucht aber noch in gutem Zustand; erstes und letztes Blatt herausgetrennt, liegen beide innen bei; Verklebung des Vorderdeckels über seitl. Heftung zum ersten Blatt hin eingerissen; Ecken und Kanten etwas bestoßen, über den Rücken leichte Büge; Kartonage-Umschlag etwas fleckig; ebenso Innendeckel; durchgängiger oberer Eckbug; ein Blatt mit oberem Eckknick; Inhalt papierbedingt gering gebräunt. - Zwischen Teil II und Teil III deutet Karton-Rest mit Perforation innerhalb der Klammerheftung auf eine dort wohl ehemals entnommene Berechtigungskarte (Eintrittskarte?) hin. - Ansonsten scheint das Heft komplett und dürfte in seiner Erhaltung - von evtl. noch vorhandenen (?) Archivbeständen abgesehen - ein Unikat darstellen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Harald Holder]
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      New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1938., 1938. First edition. 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.

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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.

      [Bookseller: Laurence McGilvery, ABAA/ILAB]
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        2 Bände: 1) Das Jahr der SA: Vom Parteitag der Ehre zum Parteitag der Arbeit, 1936-1937 /// 2) Das Jahr der SA, Vom Parteitag der Arbeit zum Parteitag Großdeutschlands, 1937-1938

      Zentralverlag der NSDAP / Franz Eher Nachfolger GmbH. 1938/1939 rote Leinenbände mit Silberprägung 260 Text- und 44 Bildseiten + 387 Text- und 63 Bildseiten Extrem selten ! Zustand: Band 1 in mangelhaftem Zustand: Einband schadhaft, unproffessionell nachgeleimt und Buchblock unfrisch, aber Text- und Bildseiten komplett, Leseexemplar. Band 2: Zustand 2-, guter Zustand, Text- und Bildseiten komplett Versand D: 5,00 EUR SA- Sturmabteilung, NSDAP, Kampfzeit, Ernst Röhm, Viktor Lutze, Oberste SA Führung

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        Alexandria. A History and a Guide.

      Whitehead Morris Limited, Alexandria 1938 - 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 morrocco, 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 the 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; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: David Cornell]
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        SKETCH BOOK of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. ( Walt Disney's Sketch - Book of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs - cover title ).

      London, Collins, (1938).FIRST EDITION (1938), 4to, 300 x 235 mm, 12 x 9 inches, buff cloth lettered brown, illustrated endpapers, no pagination. 12 wonderful colour plates for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, mounted on brown art paper, each with captioned guard, many illustrations in the text. Lower corner of upper cover very slightly bumped, small faint discoloured patch at top edge of upper cover, neat ink name and date (1939) at top of front endpaper. Occasional slight very pale foxing, mainly in upper margin and not affecting colour plates, slight crease to lower corner of 1 colour plate. Otherwise near Fine in good DUSTWRAPPER (dw: spine slightly darkened, slight pink stain at foot of upper hinge, 15 mm (¾") pale grey stain at lower edge of upper panel, small chips to head of spine and corners, 15 mm chip at lower corner of upper panel, tail of spine very slightly worn, flap folds slightly eroded, with a few tiny holes on lower fold, a couple on upper fold which also has a 30 mm (1½") split at foot, few slight soil marks to lower panel which is also slightly dusty). This title was never published in the U.S.A. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        John Steinbeck Autographed Signed Letter To Pat Covici.

      Autographed letter signed by John Steinbeck to his editor Pat Covici. It reads, "Pat my man- I'm called out to a dinner I cannot avoid. I'll be back as soon as I can but I don't know how soon that will be. I hope very early. You have been very patient with me. If you wish--will you call Wallenstein in 153 who will give you a drink and be nice to you until I return? If you do not want to do that, the clerk will give you my key. You will find a bottle of gin and a syphon. Have some and I will come back as soon as I can. You can have a nap. If, thoroughly disgusted, you go away, I shall be very sad. John. In 1938, Pat Covici moved to Viking Press, where he convinced John Steinbeck to sign. Viking Press published The Grapes of Wrath, which received a 1940 Pulitzer Prize and East of Eden was dedicated to Covici. His relationship with Steinbeck is portrayed in the book, "Steinbeck and Covici: The Story of a Friendship," edited by Thomas Fensch.

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        You and Me (Original photograph from the set of the 1938 film)

      Los Angeles, CA: Paramount Pictures, 1938. Vintage black-and-white single weight studio still photograph from the set of the 1938 film noir antecedent. Shown are director Fritz Lang and George Raft on the set. Stamps on the verso crediting photographer C. Kenneth Lobben, Paramount, and an exclusivity notice. 8 x 10 inches (20 x 25 cm) with wide margins. Near Fine. Complete collation details available on request. Spicer, p. 403.

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        The Rubaiyat

      (London): Golden Cockerel Press, 1938. Buckland Wright, John. Quarto. (102) pp. With eight illustrations by John Buckland Wright, printed from copper engravings. From an edition of 300, this is one of thirty copies specially bound and containing five additional plates and a collotype facsimile of Edward Fitzgerald's Monk Latin manuscript. The colophon is signed by Buckland Wright, as well as by the translator, Sir E. Dennison Ross, and by the author of the Introduction, Charles Ganz. The additional suite of copper engravings are more erotic than those accompanying the text. Reid notes that these illustrations "rank among the artist's best" and that "J.B.W. himself had a particular fondness for this book". Buckland Wright would reissue eleven of these engravings in a Dutch edition published in 1944. One of the smaller limitations from the Golden Cockerel Press, this issue seldom appears on the market. Bound in publisher's full white pigskin with cover decoration in gilt after a design by Buckland Wright. Spine shows uniform toning, faint spot of discoloration to upper corner of rear cover. A nearly fine copy, housed in the publisher's fleece-lined slipcase, which has some finger-soiling. (Pertelote 138; Reid A28).

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        Summer Moonshine

      Herbert Jenkins, 1938 A very good first edition in a very good dust jacket. Price of 2'6 on spine of jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. DJ a bit browned and with several very small chips. Endpapers slightly yellowed; 8vo; 286 pages .

      [Bookseller: Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore]
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        200,000 Feet on Foula.

      London: Faber and Faber,, 1938. Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine in blue and black. With the dust jacket. Boards a rubbed and marked, spotting to endpapers. A very good copy in the rubbed, creased, tanned and nicked jacket. First edition, first impression. A book on the making of The Edge of the World, a 1937 film on the depopulation of the Scottish islands, by director Michael Powell.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Lerne hebra¿isch, die Sprache Pala¿stinas :praktisches Lehrbuch zum Selbstunterricht = Ivrit leVogrim Matkhilim al yesod shita khadasha

      Verlag Jos. Schlesinger, Wien 1938 - 2. Aufl. [4], 107 pages. Interestingly, this book contained bi-lingual topical advertisements that serve as more than just a tool to learn the Hebrew language. See, for example, image 5 here, which refers to the (very limited number of) Certificates the British issued to Jews seeking to flee Europe on the eve of the holocaust. Countless Europeans (not just Germans) told European Jews who have lived in Europe even before the birth of Christianity, "Go back to Palestine." Many of their grandchildren are now telling Jews in Israel, "Get out of Palestine." Since they did not want them in Europe and do not want them in Israel, apparently the unspoken truth is that they would like them all in crematoria. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Mammals of China and Mongolia, in 2 volumes, complete

      New York: American Museum of Natural History, 1938-1940. First edition.. Light soiling to the back cover of each volume, scratch to rear cover of part 1, spines of both volumes lightly sunned and with some edge wear, one corner with small bump, the text and plates are bright, clean and unused; a tight copy in very good condition.. Pp. li, 1350, 20 black-and-white photo-plates, 12 other illustrations, 63 distribution maps. Cloth, DJ, 4to. Natural History of Central Asia volume 11, parts 1 and 2. Publisher's original orange cloth, lettered and decorated in black on the spine and front cover, lg 4to. This scarce two volume set is based on collections made during the American Museum of Natural History Central Asiatic Expeditions of the 1920's. Part 1 covers the Insectivora, Chiroptera, Primates, Carnivora, Pinnipedia, Cetacea, Nomarthra, and Rodentia (part) and Part 2 covers Rodentia (concluded), Artiodactyla, Perissodactyla, and Sirenia. Small name stamp of mammalogist Duane Schlitter on the front endpaper of each volume.

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        Der Frühling. Printemps.

      - Original-Farblithographie bei Mourlot, Paris, 1938, 35x26 cm (Künstlergraphik / Colour Lithograph) *Eines von ca. 2.000 unsignierten Exemplaren auf glattem Velin, die in der Vorkriegszeit für Verve gedruckt wurden. Es exisitieren keine signierten Abzüge.

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      George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., London 1938 - Spine sunned but still with bold gilt lettering. Half title page a tiny bit browned from laid-in note. Former owner's signature neatly on title page (almost if he would have signed it). Else one of the nicest copies we have seen so far. ; Essays on disarmament; 8vo; 466 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore]
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        Arms and the Covenant

      London: George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd.,, 1938. Speeches. Compiled by Randolph S. Churchill. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt, blue top-stain. Very minor fading from spine, half title tanned as often. An excellent copy. First edition, first impression and a very attractive copy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Trending into Maine (Limited Edition, Inscribed to John Ford)

      Boston: Little, Brown, 1938. First Edition. First Edition (Arundel Edition), one of 1075 copies (this being No. 618) SIGNED and numbered by both Kenneth Roberts and illustrator N.C. Wyeth. This copy is additionally inscribed by Kenneth Roberts to legendary director John Ford: "Doubly inscribed for John Ford / with the admiration of his fellow doctor / Kenneth Roberts / Doctorhurst, Maine / June 15th, 1938." Lacking the envelope with additional plates and the slipcase (likely tossed by Ford promptly upon receipt of the book). A tremendous association between two artists who shared a fascination for the colonization of the United States, and who each in their own way molded that fascination into stories that are now timeless. Very Good plus, some fading to board edges and light toning to the spine panel, else a tight, clean copy.

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        IL MILIONE, settimanale di novelle diretto da CESARE ZAVATTINI - segue LE GRANDI FIRME (con numerose copertine e disegni di BOCCASILE e ALBERTARELLI ) - TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO meno 5 numeri, Milano, Vitagliano, 1938

      Straordinaria rivista di attualità , novelle e brillanti illustrazioni divertenti magistralmente diretta da CESARE ZAVATTINI, con Raoul Radice red.capo. Le prime di copertine, molto belle e con situazioni di costume assai gradevoli, erano illustrate da BOCCASILE,(leggendarie le sue figure di donnine) ALBERTARELLI (situazioni romantiche di Paolo e Virginia), B.PALAZZI, , BIANCHI. Anche all'interno tantissimi disegni di BOCCASILE, Albertarelli, Bianchi, Brunetta. Onorato, Resentera, Manzi, Mosca F. ecc. Di rilevanza la nutrita schiera di scrittori :Bernard , Betti Ugo, Bilenchi R., Bondioli F., Bontà Vanda, Brancati Vitaliano, Buzzi Paolo, Calcagno Diego, Calzini R., Campanile Achille, Carpanetto Daisy, Casella A., Cavaliere A., Chiarelli L., D'Ambra Lucio, De Cespedes Alba, Dettore Ugo, Ferrieri E., Ferro Marise, Folgore Luciano, Frateil Arnaldo, Giachetti C., Linati Carlo Macario, Marchesi Marcello, Marotta Giuseppe, Nosari Adone, Puccini M., Ramperti Marco, Repaci Leonida, Rocca Gino, Rosso di San Secondo, Saponaro Michele,Titta Rosa G., Toddi ecc. ecc. formato 30 x 42 .pagine 16 per numero , qualche strappetto e dorsetti da sistemare. - 1938 dal n. 1 - 12 (mancano n. 4 e 10) 1939 dal n, 13 al 43 (mancano 17, 28, 42) La rara collezione viene offerta a

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      UNIVERSITE DES ANNALES 1938 - R110044465: 626 + 634 + 628 + 642 + 640 + 660 + 654 + 662 + 692 + 712 + 700 + 678 + 664 + 690 + 716 + 688 pages. Série de 8 volumes de 2 tomes chacun comprenant : 25ème année tomes 1 et 2, 26ème année tomes 1 et 2, 27ème année tomes 1 et 2, 28ème tomes 1 et 2, 29ème année tomes 1 et 2, 30ème année tomes 1 et 2, 31ème année tomes 1 et 2, 32ème année tomes 1 et 2. Nombreuses illustrations en noir et blanc dans le texte. Titre et année dorés sur le dos. Couvertures muettes. Sommaire : La Société au Temps de Napoléon : L’Impératrice Joséphine Conférence de Me HENRI-ROBERT, de l’Académie française, ançien bâtonnier. Musique: Les Lieder de Goethe et leur Interprétation Musicale Conférence de M. HENRY BIDOU Musique . Un Lied de Beethoven Théâtre : Le Métier d’Auteur Dramatique Conférence de M. édouard BOURDET. La Société au Temps de Napoléon : L’Impératrice Marie-Louise conférence de M. HENRI-ROBERT,de l’Académie française ancien bâtonnier. Littérature : Les Trois Temples de Jérusalem Conférence de MM. Jérôme et Jean THARAUD Musique : Vieilles Chansons et Vieux Poèmes Conférence de Mme Marcelle TINAYRE« Plaisir d’Amour», «L’Ami Soleil», «Le Vieux Ruban» Nos Grands Comédiens dans leur Meilleur Rôle: Got dans « Le Fils de Giboyer » Scènes commentées par M. JULES TRUFFIER. Instantanés modernes: La Passion de l'Intelligence Débat entre M. Paul VALÉRYde l’Académie française Mme la Duchesse de LA ROCHEFOUCAULD et Mlle Hélène VACARESCO Confidences d’Auteurs : Le Théâtre et Moi Conférence de M. Paul GÉRALDY Scène des Noces d’Argent , de M. Paul Géraldy L’Esprit Méditerranéen : Rêveries d’Israël Conférence de MM. JÉRÔME et JEAN THARAUD Nos Grands Comédiens dans leur Meilleur Rôle :Coquelin dans " L’etourdi "Scènes commentées par M. Jules TRUFFIER, . Bon état. Couv. convenable. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 70.493-Les annales / Conferancia

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        COURAGE By MARY LINDSEY 1938 First Edition Stated

      E.P. Dutton & Co., NY 1938 - TITLE: COURAGE By MARY LINDSEY 1938 First Edition stated AUTHOR: MARY LINDSEY PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: E. P. DUTTON & CO., NY 1938 EDITION: First Edition stated CATEGORY: Literature, Rare BINDING/COVER: Hardback with dust jacket COLOR: Blue CONDITION: The jacket is in fair plus condition with chipping to the top edge and a LARGE sized split to the upper front edge near the hinge. The boards are in good condition. Slight age brown tan to the inside boards and endpapers near the gutter areas. Book is without marks or writings, pages are clean, and book is tight and sturdy. SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 176 pages. Good/Fair+ dust jacket condition. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition stated. E. P. DUTTON & CO., NY 1938. Good/Fair+ dust jacket condition. THERE ARE NO OTHER COPIES OF THIS BOOK FOUND WITH A DUST JACKET AT THE TIME OF THIS RESEARCH!!!!!!! COMPETITIVE PRICING! Once paid, books will ship immediately without email notification to customer (it's on the way), you are welcomed to email about shipment date! REFUNDS: All ViewFair books, prints, and manuscript items are 100% refundable up to 14 business days after item is received. InvCodePrc 2500 E H V VIEWFAIR BOOKS: 005793 Size: 5 ½ x 8 ½ [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Südwestafrikanischer Jagdkalender 1938.

      Windhuk, John Meinert, 1938. - 8. Jahrgang des Jagdkalenders, Original-Leinwand, Klein-8°. Aus dem Kalendarium fehlen 4 Seiten, sonst sehr schönes, sauberes Exemplar. Mit Beiträgen von der Jagd und für die Jagd (Halali von E.v. Koenen, Jagt weidmännisch! Von Max Thier, Südwests Flugwild von W. Hoesch, Elefanten-Geschichten von O. Reiner, Zerwirken von Großwild von J. H. Wilhelm, Jäger-Notruf von A. Weidemann) Unsere Waffen (Vom Kleinkaliber von A. Weidemann, Schießwinke v. W. Buthut, Treffpunktlage, und Büchsenmacher und Jäger von E. Schelle), Wissenswertes (u.a. Tätigeit des Vereins von C. R. Dengler), Lustige Pirsch. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Welwitschia Dr. Andreas Eckl]
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        The Long Valley

      The Viking Press, New York 1938 - Octavo, top edges stained red. A beautiful copy, in the pictorial wrap-around dust jacket, by Elmer Hader. The book is fine, with no markings of any kind; the dust jacket is near fine, with just a hint of edge wear and slight toning of spine. Dust jacket flap shows price of $2.50. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Homage To Catalonia

      London: Secker and Warburg, 1938 First edition, first printing. Publisher's lime green cloth, lettered in gilt. About near fine, with some light rubbing to the extremities, minor toning to the spine, some faint soiling to the otherwise bright boards, minor offsetting to the free endpapers, otherwise fresh interior. Overall, a very clean and pleasing copy. Homage to Catalonia is Orwell's account of the Spanish Civil War that he wrote shortly after he escaping from Spain to France in 1937. After heading to Spain as a journalist in 1936, Orwell joined the Republicans in their fight against Franco's Nationalists; unlike other leftist foreign intellectuals, however, he joined the Workers' Party of Marxist Unification (Partido Obrero de Unificación Marxista, or POUM). In Homage to Catalonia, Orwell recounts his experiences as a soldier and disillusionment with totalitarian regimes. Notably, Victor Gollancz, who had published the English editions of Orwell's earlier works, refused to publish Homage to Catalonia because of its radical political stance. Instead, it was published by Secker and Warburg, the firm that would go on to publish Orwell's best known works - Animal Farm (1945) and Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949).. 1st Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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        Birds And Beasts In Africa, and The Angler In South Africa.

      London: Macmillan and Co, and Johannesburg: Hortors Ltd, 1938 and 1923. - Pair of Baden-Powell association copies, with a letter of authenticity from the scout association: 1) The Angler In South Africa. Inscribed "To The Chief Scout" by H.V. Marsh, the Assistant Commissioner of Natal during Baden-Powell's trip to South Africa in 1926. Octavo, pp.190. Bound in publisher's gray cloth over card boards, titles in black to upper and spine. With 34 photographic plate illustrations, and a fold-out appendix of fish, where they can be found, and what baits are most suitable for catching them. Binding shows some bumping to spine ends, case slightly shaken, spine sunned, rear joint showing a little gauze. Internally clean, with no signs of spotting. Marsh's ink inscription appears on the front flyleaf. 2) Birds and Beasts In Africa. Inscribed to "Miss Southey" from Baden-Powell, in thanks for work done for him in Nyeri, 1940. Octavo, pp.169. Bound in publisher's cream cloth, recased with top of spine laid down, black stamped African figure and titles in red to upper, titles in red to spine. Illustrated with colour frontispiece, seven other colour plates, and numerous in-text black and white illustrations. Cloth binding is a little tanned, with some bumping to corners. Internally clean, minor tanning to prelims, Baden-Powell's ink inscription to half title. An extraordinary pair of volumes, given to and given by Lord Robert Baden-Powell, adventurer and founder of the Scouts. H.V. Marsh was a prominent figure in the South African Scout movement, so much so that in 1963 the South African Scout Association founded the "The H V Marsh Award for Scout Journalism". The letter which accompanies the two volumes, from the Scout Association Archives, describes The Angler in South Africa as 'a most appropriate book' – because 'if [Baden-Powell] had a spare moment during his busy life he liked to fish'. Without wishing to speculate too far, since Baden-Powell addresses Birds And Beasts In South Africa simply to "Miss Southey", there are several potential candidates amongst the descendants of Sir Richard Southey (1808-1901), first Treasurer and then Colonial Secretary in Natal. The dating of the gift is also interesting as Baden-Powell was to die in Nyeri the following year, in 1941. By this time, Nyeri had become associated with the Happy Valley set, which included Lady Idina Sackville, the infamous Jock Delves Broughton, and a number of other aristocrats. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Listen! the Wind. Foreword and Map Drawings by Charles A. Lindbergh

      New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1938 - First Edition. A few cloth spots; very good plus in a dust jacket with light wear and tear. A presentation copy; inscribed by Anne and Charles to his aunt. "[in Charles's hand] For Aunt June from Charles [in Anne's hand] and Anne 1938." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        Scoop (With The Correct First Issue Dustjacket)

      The First UK printing published by Chapman and Hall in 1938.The BOOK is in near Fine condition.Light toning to the text block.Small previous owner's attractive period bookplate to the front pastedown (Frederick Baldwin Adams Jr.).First State of the text, with "8" in publication date indistinct and slightly raised.Very light offsetting to the end papers.A sharp copy.The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good+ condition.It is the scarce correct first issue state.Some edge wear with small,closed tears, creasing and a little loss and rubbing more-so at the spine ends.Some mild rubbing along the folds. Spine colouring is a little faded as expected.White panels remarkably clean. Some tape remnant marks to the edges of the spine and corners on the verso which have come through to the front but these are not too obtrusive.The wrapper has NOT undergone any restoration or repairs.The wrapper looks very attractive in the removable Brodart archival cover.A wonderful comic novel of Fleet Street, the trompe l'Å“il front panel, which reproduced the torn front page of a newspaper, included a clear pastiche of the Daily Express masthead.Lord Beaverbrook threatened to sue and the jacket was subsequently reprinted without the masthead.Very few copies remain with the original first issue wrapper.The previous owner, Frederick Baldwin Adams Jr. was an American bibliophile and the director of the Pierpont Morgan Library in New York City from 1938–1969. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact.

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        Tarzan and the Forbidden City

      Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc., 1938, Hardcover, Book Condition: good Plus, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, 1st Edition, Signed by Author, Illustrated By: John Coleman Burroughs. Size: 7¾" - 9¾" Tall, Copyright date 1938, 1st edition, 1st printing. Presentation Copy Signed by Edgar Rice Burroughs the Author on the inside Fly Leaf. Illustrated by John Coleman Burroughs. Blue pebble cloth over boards with red lettering and design on the front and on the spine. Top page edges are tinted, foredge pages are not cut. 1st page of the text [7] has a tear from bottom page edge up 3 inches in the middle of the page. Fly leaf page torn off lower right corner, around out line of a piece of tape lower right, post flyleaf, bent corner on the frontspiece lower left. Illustrated with 5 color and black and white illustration. Exterior boards, front board has a line across the lower front edge light soiling to the head and toe of the spine, 3 very small white spots on the back board. A crack in the back inside gutter. Light Browning and some foxing to the interior pages from age. Dust Jacket, is not price clipped ($2.00) back inside flap has been bent. Jacket has much loss along the top and the front of the front and back of the dust jacket. Dust jacket is now in a clear protective cover after many years of protecting the book. Text and illustrations are still bright and clean, binding is secure, a very rare and collectible signed edition by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Collectible & Signed

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        Count Belisarius

      Cassell and Company, London 1938 - 8vo. Bound c.2004 by Bayntun-Riviere in full crimson morocco, the spine lettered in gilt on contrasting leather labels, hand-marbled endleaves, gilt edges. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      Paris: Librairie Floury, 1938. First edition, No 13 in the publisher's series "Anciens et Modernes". 63 full-page reproductions of which 8 are in color. 1 vols. 8vo. Original wrappers, torn and stained, an inch missing head and foot of spine, wrappers extensively repaired with cellotape, internally very good, however. First edition, No 13 in the publisher's series "Anciens et Modernes" 63 full-page reproductions of which 8 are in color. 1 vols. 8vo. " ... I did write it in French yes I did ... " - to Henry McBride. Wonderful ASSOCIATION COPY, inscribed by Stein to her friend, the art critic HENRY McBRIDE, fellow champion of Picasso and modernism: "My dear Henri / I did write it in French / yes I did, corrected if you / like but I did lots of love / Gtde." According to biographer James Mellow, Henry McBride, along with Carl van Vechten, was one of Stein's most important friends in the building of her American reputation. McBride was an art critic for the New York Sun whom Mellow calls "the most astute and entertaining art critic of his generation." From the time that they met in 1913, McBride became a powerful promoter of Stein's work in the States, "he mentioned her frequently and favorably in his columns for the Sun, often quoting her at length. His promotion of her work and her her reputation during the years of World War I kept her name before the public ... " Wilson A30

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        ARMS AND THE COVENANT Speeches by The Right Hon Winston S Churchill C H M P

      London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. 1938. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. Bound in full green morocco by Zaehnsdorf (for Asprey). The spine with five raised bands and titles in gilt. Marbled endpapers and gilt inner dentelles. All edges gilt. Photographic portrait frontispiece. Very minor rubbing otherwise a fine clean and tight copy, spotless inside and out. 5000 copies printed. 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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        Appointment with Death

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Very Good or better in a Very Good dust jacket with publisher's price of $2.00 intact. Slight lean to spine. Small, shallow worm tract to top edge of last several pages. Title stamping is very fresh. Dust jacket is lightly soiled and lightly rubbed, with a bit of edge wear and chipping at spine ends. A Hercule Poirot mystery set in Jerusalem, reflecting on Christie's own travels in the Middle East.

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        The Code of the Woosters

      Herbert Jenkins, 1938 A near fine first edition in a very good dust jacket. First printing 1938 stated on the copyright page and original price of 7'6 on the dust jacket spine. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

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        Journey to the Border.

      The Hogarth Press, London. 1938 - First edition. Octavo. 256 pages. The author's first novel, of which 1200 copies were printed.Fine in near-fine, slightly marked dustwrapper faintly tanned at the spine and with one small nick. A lovely copy of what is now a scarce book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB]
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        Tour de Grèce

      Editions M.I.E.U.X. Exclusivité Hachette, Paris 1938 - EDITION ORIGINALE de ce luxueux portfolio. Texte liminaire d'Ozenfan sur un cahier broché de 16 pages, et suite de 32 planches de photographies prises par Ozenfant lors de ce voyage en Grèce. Les photographies sont imprimées sur un papier vert au verso, " papiers spéciaux de nuances favorables à notre sujet, le vert reposant posé au dos des gravures, réservent toute la clarté aux demi-teintes et aux lumières de épreuves". >Complet des 6 de publicités au format du livre, pour Air France, Cahiers d'Art, Tessar Zeiss; l'agence de voyage "Le Voyage en grèce" et l'académie de l'auteur ainsi que son ouvrage ART. Sous boîte d'éditeur toilée vert, titre estampé or, fermé à l'aide d'un bouton pression en laiton [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie-Galerie Emmanuel Hutin]
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        The Long Valley


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        Lions and Shadows An Education in the Twenties

      The Hogarth Press, London 1938 - Publisher's blue cloth with black spine lettering. Light offsetting to eps. Mild rubbing to board edges. Slightly edgeworn DJ is toned at spine. This was the copy of artist Alfonso Ossorio, with his ownership signature to half-title page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Notable Personage, Unrelated [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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