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        Picasso

      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.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: curtis paul books, inc.]
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        Brustporträt des Flugpioniers - Öl auf Leinwand

       (etwa 1938). Maße: ca. 50 cm x 63 cm, unten links monogrammiert \'M.E.\' (vermutlich ein Bremer Bildnismaler), im vergoldeten Holzrahmen, (berieben/Rahmen mit Fehlstelle) - Das Porträt stellt Edzard als Hauptmann der Fliegertruppe dar. Es stammt aus dem Nachlaß der Familie / Cornelius Edzard war der Sohn eines Rechtsanwalts und Notar. Er bastelte schon als Jugendlicher an Flugzeugmodellen und war im 1. Weltkrieg als Freiwilliger Pilot. Seit 1923 war Edzard Einflieger der Flugzeugbau Gesellschaft (Focke-Wulf), seit 1924 Chefpilot. Zu dieser Zeit wurde er Geschäftsführer der Bremer Luftverkehrs GmbH. Nach 1933 wurde er Direktor des Bremer Flughafens und Geschäftsführer der Bremer Flughafen Betriebsgesellschaft. 1935 ging Edzard zur Luftwaffe und brachte es zum Oberst (Kommandeur einer Fliegerschule). Nach dem Krieg war er Mitbegründer des Bremer Vereins für Luftfahrt, Brem.Biog. 1912 bis 1962, Gr. Bremen-Lexikon - Versand D: 5,90 EUR originale Kunst/ Graphik/ Plakate

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        Rebecca.

      Victor Gollancz Ltd.,, London, 1938 - First Edition. London, Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1938. Octavo. [5], 446 pages. Original Hardcover. A good first of Daphne Du Maurier's classic of romantic fiction, Rebecca, which boasts one of the great first lines in all English literature: 'Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.' This first edition is in the original black cloth binding with 'Rebecca' in gilt in the corner of the upper board; the upper board is stained. There are no ownership inscriptions but the armorial bookplate of Reginald Charles Reed appears on the first pastedown. The book is not marked at all internally and the usual foxing found in this title is almost entirely absent except from the edges of the text block. Overall the book is is very nearly very good. Sprache: English A good first of Daphne Du Maurier's classic of romantic fiction, Rebecca, which boasts one of the great first lines in all English literature: 'Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.' This first edition is in the original black cloth binding with 'Rebecca' in gilt in the corner of the upper board; the upper board is stained. There are no ownership inscriptions but the armorial bookplate of Reginald Charles Reed appears on the first pastedown. The book is not marked at all internally and the usual foxing found in this title is almost entirely absent except from the edges of the text block. Overall the book is is very nearly very good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop Ltd.]
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        Reden. SIGNIERTE VORZUGSAUSGABE IN GANZLEDER.

      München : Eher 1938. 8°. 269 S. Orig.-Ledereinband mit Kopfgoldschnitt im Orig.-Schuber. Sehr gutes Exemplar der Erstausgabe. Minimalste Alters- und Gebrauchsspuren. Vorsatzblatt mit voll signierter Widmung des Autors : \' Meinem alten Kampfgenossen ... Weihnachten 1937 \' . Diese Erstausgabe ist schon unsigniert recht selten, die signierte Normalausgabe in Leinen gehört zu den grossen Raritäten der nationalsozialistischen Literatur. Die hier vorliegende Vorzugsausgabe in Ganzleder ( ebenso wie die normale Ausgabe ) wurde vor dem offiziellen Erscheinen von Hess an einige wenige Freunde und Kampfgefährten zu Weihnachten 1937 verschenkt. Schon die Leinenausgabe ist signiert nur im hohen vierstelligen Eurobereich zu haben, von der hier angebotenen \' bibliophilen \' Ausgabe dürfte weltweit kaum mehr als eine Handvoll Exemplare existieren. Laut Auskunft des Vorbesitzers waren Rudolf Hess und die in der Widmung genannte Person alte Schulfreunde. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Nationalsozialismus, Drittes Reich, Vorzugsausgaben, Ledereinbände

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        HIGH STREET

      London: Country Life Ltd., Printed at the Curwen Press, 1938. Pictorial paper covered boards plus 24 full-page colour lithographs. Chipped at head of spine, lower corner on front cover slightly bruised, else very good. Interior fine, bright and crisp. Overall, a very good plus copy. 'High Street' was published in an edition of 2000 unnumbered copies. The lithographic stones were kept for a possible reprint, but were destroyed when the Curwen Press was hit by a bomb in 1941, ruling out any post-war reprint of the book. Ravilious was appointed an official War Artist in WWII, and died when his plane was lost off the coast of Iceland in 1942. Individual lithographs from the book have fetched very high prices, unfortunately causing dealers to break up damaged copies making this a much-coveted book.. First Edition. Illustrated boards. Very Good/No Jacket. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/I]
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        Corneille

      Fayard & Cie 1938 - - Fayard & Cie, Paris 1938, 12x19cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Reliure en demi box noir, dos lisse, plats de papier façon bois, gardes et contreplats de papier noir, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée, reliure signée de Mercher. Envoi autographe signé de Robert Brasillach à Emile Henriot. Bel exemplaire complet de son prière d'insérer et agréablement établi. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, review copy. Binding half black box, back smooth, flat paper timber way, guards and contreplats black paper, wrappers and back preserved and bound in, gilded head, signed binding Mercher. Signed autograph of Robert Brassillach Emile Henriot. Nice copy pleasantly established. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Die Sammlung Türkischer Und Islamischer Kunst Im Tschinili K?schk (Meisterwerke Der Arch?ologischen Museen in Istanbul, Band III) // Cinili K?skde Türk Ve Islam Eserleri Koleksiyonu (Istanbul Arkeoloji Müzelerinde Saheserler, Cild III

      Verlag Von Walter De Gruyter & Co., Berlin & Leipzig 1938 - Folio. 35 cm*27cm, 45pp. of German text+ [2 pp. advertisement at rear] +40 heliogravure plates depicting islamic art & architecture, original green cloth, title printed in red on spine and front cover, copy clean and in very good condition.

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        The Tale of the Land of Green Ginger.

      4to. Recently handsomely bound in half dark blue calf over dark blue cloth sides, spine with 5 raised bands ruled and lettered in gilt with gilt floral centres, top edge gilt; pp. [viii], 9-143; with wonderful coloured illustrations throughout by the author; a fine copy, both externally and internally. First U.S. edition; issued in the same format as the U.K. edition and published the following year. This fantasy tale has become a modern children's classic and continues the story of Aladdin, describing how Aladdin's son goes on a quest to release a magician from a spell. Interestingly Beatrix Potter referred to 'The Land of Green Ginger' as the setting for her story The Fairy Caravan (1929). Noel Langley was a South-African born playwright and novelist who, interestingly, wrote the screenplay for the M.G.M. adaptation of Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        H agadah shel pesah / metsuyeret .y. Shelomoh Yedid h-Zelenfreynd (Yerushalayim) = Peszachi Haggada / [közreadását nagy mértékben Vadász Jen segitette el ] ; Szabó Imre bevezet jével ; Slomo Jedidja Seelenfreund rajzaival.

      Cluj (Klausenburg), Braun Litografia, 1938 8°, 74 S., zahlreiche farbige Abb., OLwd., Deckel etwas angeschmutzt, Vorstz produktuonsbedingt an der Ecke gerissen, innen sauber - gutes und seltenes Exemplar SELTEN. Text ungarisch und hebräisch. Einführung Imre Szabo. Farbenprächtige Abbildungen. - Die Haggada (dt. \"erzählen\". \"berichten\") ist im religiösen Leben der Juden Erzählung und Handlungsanweisung für den Seder am Erev Pessach. dem Vorabend des Fests der Befreiung der Israeliten aus der ägyptischer Sklaverei. Diese Pessach-Haggada ist ein mitunter bebildertes Büchlein. aus dem beim Festmahl mit der Familie gemeinsam gelesen und gesungen wird. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Judaica

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        SIERRA NEVADA: THE JOHN MUIR TRAIL

      Berkeley, California: The Archetype Press, 1938. First edition. Adams, Ansel. Folio, (10) pp., (49) title leaves, (50) leaves of b&w plates after photographs. Each plate, except the first, which is unnumbered, is accompanied by a leaf with descriptive letterpress. White cloth, lettered in black ink. The cloth shows moderate hand soiling as is usually encountered with this very large and heavy volume, else a very good or better copy with all plates in fine condition. The colophon reads, "Five hundred copies printed over the photographer's signature, [Ansel Adams] of which this is No. 103. Engravings and prints made by the Lakeside Press, Chicago. Book designed, set up, and printed on Wayside Text by Wilder & Ellen Bentley, The Archetype Press, in Berkeley, California, 7 November 1938"

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd]
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        School for barbarians. Introduction by Thomas Mann. Education under the nazis.

      New York, Modern Age Books, 1938,. - 159 S., OKart., Randläsuren, 2. Aufl. im Jahr der Erstausgabe. Von Autorin handschriftlich signiert. Text in Englisch. Die deutsche Ausgabe erschien gleichzeitig im Querido-Verlag Amsterdam unter dem Titel 'Zehn Millionen Kinder. Die Erziehung der Jugend im Dritten Reich'. Ordentliches Exemplar. Sehr selten. Handsigned by the author. Very Rare. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1000 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Scoop

      London: Chapman & Hall Ltd., , 1938. A Novel About Journalists. Octavo. Original red and black marbled cloth, gilt lettered spine. With the dust jacket and wraparound band. Spine slightly faded; an excellent copy in the jacket with short closed tear to head of front panel, fold to rear panel, and a couple of nicks and some light rubbing to extremities. First edition, first impression, with the rare first issue dust jacket and accompanying wraparound band. The trompe l'Âœil front panel, which reproduces the torn front page of the fictional Daily Beast, William Boot's employer in the novel, was a clear pastiche of the Daily Express masthead. Memorably mocked in the novel as Lord Copper, the Express's proprietor Lord Beaverbrook immediately threatened to sue and the jacket was quickly reprinted with the offending header altered. Very few copies survive in this original state and condition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        COURAGE By MARY LINDSEY 1938 First Edition Stated

      NY: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1938. Book. Good. Hardback. Stated First Edition. 5 ½ x 8 ½. 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.

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        Helen KellerÕs Journal

      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1938 - First Edition. Very good. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author in her typical block pencil writing, ÒTo Charlie with a sweet sense of his sympathy. Helen Keller. February 1940.Ó [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        Verwehte Spuren (Spielfilm) - Fotoalben mit 630 s/w Fotos

      Verlag nicht ersichtlich, 1938. Auflage aus dem Buch nicht ersichtlich 50 Seiten Hardcover/Pappeinband Bei den beiden Fotoalben handelt es sich um einfache Fotoalben, welche nicht besonders ver-, bearbeitet sind. In ihnen befinden sich ca. 630 s/w Bilder zum Film. Der Film wurde 1938 gedreht und kann bei Wikipedia recherchiert werden. Die Mappen selber sind noch in gutem Zustand, wenn auch nicht sehr schön. Die Fotos selber sind tadellos erhalten, gut bis sehr gut. Rik162906Wi-2Bü Versand D: 5,00 EUR

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Bookstore-Online]
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        Der Leviathan in der Staatslehre des Thomas Hobbes. Sinn und Fehlschlag eines politischen Symbols.

      Hamburg, Hanseatische Verlagsanstalt, 1938. 132 S. OLwd. OU. Seltene erste Ausgabe. (Umschlag mit hinterlegten Randläsuren und kleinen Einrissen, sonst gut) [Carl Schmitt (zeitweise auch Carl Schmitt-Dorotic)[ (* 11. Juli 1888 in Plettenberg; † 7. April 1985 ebenda) war ein deutscher Staatsrechtler, der auch als politischer Philosoph rezipiert wird. Er ist einer der bekanntesten, wenn auch umstrittensten deutschen Staats- und Völkerrechtler des 20. Jahrhunderts. Als „Kronjurist des Dritten Reiches“ (Waldemar Gurian) galt Schmitt nach 1945 als kompromittiert. Sein im Katholizismus verwurzeltes Denken kreiste um Fragen der Macht, der Gewalt und der Rechtsverwirklichung. Neben dem Staats- und Verfassungsrecht streifen seine Veröffentlichungen zahlreiche weitere Disziplinen wie Politikwissenschaft, Soziologie, Theologie, Germanistik und Philosophie. Sein breitgespanntes Œuvre umfasst außer juristischen und politischen Arbeiten verschiedene weitere Textgattungen, etwa Satiren, Reisenotizen, ideengeschichtliche Untersuchungen oder germanistische Textexegesen. Als Jurist prägte er eine Reihe von Begriffen und Konzepten, die in den wissenschaftlichen, politischen und sogar allgemeinen Sprachgebrauch eingegangen sind, etwa „Verfassungswirklichkeit“, „Politische Theologie“, „Freund-/Feind-Unterscheidung“ oder „dilatorischer Formelkompromiss“. Schmitt wird heute zwar – vor allem wegen seines staatsrechtlichen Einsatzes für den Nationalsozialismus – als „furchtbarer Jurist“, umstrittener Theoretiker und Gegner der liberalen Demokratie gescholten, zugleich aber auch als „Klassiker des politischen Denkens“ (Herfried Münkler) gewürdigt – nicht zuletzt aufgrund seiner Wirkung auf das Staatsrecht und die Rechtswissenschaft der frühen Bundesrepublik. Die prägenden Einflüsse für sein Denken bezog Schmitt von politischen Philosophen und Staatsdenkern wie Thomas Hobbes, Niccolò Machiavelli, Aristoteles,] Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Juan Donoso Cortés oder Zeitgenossen wie Georges Sorel und Vilfredo Pareto. (Wikipedia) Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        Projet Lucien Lelong.

      1938 - Maquette publicitaire préparatoire pour Lucien Lelong, mine de plomb et pastel sec sur calque, cachet de l'artiste, titrée et datée en bas à droite, 1938, 25 x 18 cm, encadrée. Lucien LELONG (1889-1958) fait partie de ces couturiers d'avant garde qui mettent à la mode, dans les années 1920, la ligne fine et souple. Il habille Marlène DIETRICH, Greta GARBO, fréquente Serge LIFAR, COLETTE et Jean COCTEAU. Il est un des rares couturiers à maintenir la production française sous l'Occupation durant la Seconde Guerre Mondiale. Ici, le mannequin porte une coiffure dont les boucles sont formées des lettres de la marque. Livres

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        La proie

      First edition, review copy.Signed autograph Irene Nemirovsky to Lucien Descaves.Back insolated. Albin Michel Paris 1938 12x19cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        U.S. 1.

      New York: Covici Friede,, 1938. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge blue. With the dust jacket. Spine slightly sunned and cocked, end papers lightly tanned. An excellent copy in a lightly toned jacket with nicked and chipped extremities and a couple of closed tears to front fold and rear panel. First edition, first printing of this collection of poetry. This copy from the library of literary critic Oscar Cargill, with his ownership signature to front pastedown.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Journals of John D. Lee, 1846-7 and 1859

      Salt Lake City, UT: Privately printed for Rolla Bishop Watt by Western Printing Company, 1938. First edition, limited. Hardcover. Very good/very good. SIGNED. 294 pp. Quarto [28 cm] Green cloth with gilt stamped titles on the front board and backstrip. The extremities are mildly bumped, rubbed, and faded. The tipped in portrait at page six is missing, with remnants of glue on the page. The dust jacket has a couple of small red ink stains on the front panel, is lightly rubbed, and has a number of short chips and closed tears in the edges. With sunning to the jacket's spine, and a piece of tape on the reverse, at the head of the spine. Otherwise a sharp copy of this scarce title. Inscribed by the editor to fellow historian C.M. Drury. One in an edition of 250. This copy is out of series, and the limitation page states this copy to be an exchange copy. A professional curmudgeon, Charles Kelly was the first to wade into the murky water of John D. Lee. Kelly acquired the diaries from the Lee family and from Rolla Watt, who was the nephew of W.W. Bishop, the Nevada lawyer who represented Lee at trial. For all of Kelly's spite, he was surprisingly fair to Lee and paved the way for other historians, most notably Juanita Brooks.

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Der Unnennbare.

      Peking 1938 - 25,5 x 15,5 cm, 28 S., mit Korrigendaliste ' Durch die Ereignisse in China nicht zum Korrekturlesen gelangt.', Vorsätze leimfleckig (?), lindgrüner Seideneinband (Ränder leicht verblasst), chinesische Bindung, Kordel am Rücken, eine Ecke etwas geknickt, eins von 120 Ex. (N° 2), vom Verfasser handschriftlich signiert, WG 32 [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        FLYING COLOURS Including a Ship of the Line

      London: Michael Joseph Ltd, 1938. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine. Octavo. Published one day prior to the first separate trade edition of A Ship of the Line. SIGNED BY C. S. FORESTER ON A SPECIAL BOOKPLATE DESIGNED ESPECIALLY FOR THE BOOK SOCIETY BY REX WHISTLER. The Book Society also published this book in conjunction with Michael Joseph. 284pp., bound in green cloth lettered in silver, spine lettering silver. Bookseller ticket of Henry Sotheran Ltd on front pastedown. A lovely copy, near fine without dust jacket. Whistler designed only 16 book plates during his career. This bookplate was specially designed for this title with the title printed below the image of a man reading at his desk in his library and signed by Forester beneath the title. No copies of this first first appear in the auction record.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Flying Colours. Including A Ship of the Line.

      London: Michael Joseph Ltd, 1938 - Octavo. Original green cloth, yellow endpapers, titles to spine and front board in silver. With the dust jacket. Gentle roll to spine, book plate to inside front flap, light wear to extremities, short closed tears to top end of spine, rubbing to corners. A very good copy. First edition, first impression. This is the true first printing of Flying Colours issued in conjunction with the Book Society, preceding the single volume publication. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Seen in the Hadhramaut.

      London: John Murray,, 1938. Quarto. Original brown cloth with green and white patterned paper boards, titles to spine gilt, top edge gilt. With the original clear plastic dust jacket with printed paper flaps. Illustrated with 130 plates after photographs by the author. An exceptional copy in the scarce jacket, with splits to folds of flaps. First edition, limited issue. Number 23 of 25 numbered and specially bound copies, signed by the author. This copy has the most complete jacket we have encountered. Scarce in such nice condition, due to the extreme limitation and delicacy of the jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Dictionary of National Biography From Earliest Times to 1930. 25 volumes

      Oxford University Press, nd 1938 - Dictionary of National Biography From Earliest Times to 1900. (Volumes 1-22 complete). Dictionary of National Biography Twentieth Century 1901-1911, 1912-1921, 1222-1930. (In 3 volumes). Edited by Sir Leslie Stephen & Sir Sidney Lee. Oxford University Press, [1938]. 25 vols, 8vo (9½” x 6”), printed in double columns, frontispiece portrait, index for each volume. Original uniform gilt lettered blue cloth. Good set with some cloth rippling to a few boards, moderate general rubbing, some soiling to cloth & text block edges, some corners bumped, backs somewhat darkened. All inner endpaper joints solid & un-split. Sheets clean, unmarked, complete. Provenance: Engraved bookplates of M. Robert Guggenheim. (1885–1959). A resident of Washington D.C. he was Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipo-tentiary (Portugal) 1953-54. H6826 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Sword in the Stone; The Witch in the Wood; The Ill-Made Knight and The Once and Future King

      London: Collins,, 1938. 4 volumes octavo. Original cloth boards. With the dust jackets. Line-drawing chapter head and tailpieces. Sword in stone with light restoration to ends of spine of the dust jacket, Witch in Wood with ownership inscription to front endpaper, with the dust jacket with wear and closed tears to edges, Future King with occasional spotting to pages, dust jacket toned and with spotting, wear to extremities, rubbing to ends of spine and rear panel, Ill-Made Knight with a touch of wear to extremities of the dust jacket and a touch of sunning to spine. A very good set. First editions, first impressions, priced issue of the dust jacket of the Sword in the Stone. The complete Arthurian tetralogy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        SALOME

      Limited Editions Club, London 1938 - Two quarto volumes (8" x 11"). The first volume in black wrappers is the French original illustrated by Andre Derain with gouache drawings on black paper reproduced through the pochoir process and SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page. The other volume in gilt-decorated cloth is the English translation by Lord Alfred Douglas with illustrations from the first edition by Aubrey Beardsley including four omitted from the original. Of a total edition of 1500 copies SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page, this is one of only 15 Presentation Copies with the publisher's blindstamp attesting to such on the colophon page where instead of a number the initials "G.M." are handwritten. Acquired directly from the publisher's files, and most likely the publisher George Macy's very own copy. There is no wrinkling to the covers of the wrappers volume and none of the internal foxing so typical to this volume. The glassine is present with a few small tears and slight loss. The spine of the cloth volume is sunned. Close to Fine in a Near Fine slipcase with a little edgewear [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        MALADIES OSSEUSES, TRAUMATOLOGIA, DR. I. SNAPPER, F. WHITTE, G. CORYN 1938

      De Erven F. Bohn. - Holanda. 1938. Tela, relieve y dorados. 29X23. VII+192p. Profusamente ilustrado de bellas planchas fotograficas. Raro. Ref A-30 Biblioteca cc. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        Calendar of Annual Events in Oklahoma

      Works Progress Administration, Federal Writers' Project, Oklahoma 1938 - First edition. Stapled orange wrappers. Illustrated by cowboy artist Wallace Simpson and Oneida Indian artist Walker Boone. WPA Assistant Director Clair Laning's copy, with her ownership signature on the inside front cover. Tiny chips to the front wrap else very near fine. An attractively printed pamphlet, and Jim Thompson's first appearance in print, as Director, prominently noted at the top of the title page. It is likely that Thompson provided the introductions to the various sections of the calendar, and possibly some of the thumbnail descriptions of the various activities in Oklahoma. A rare Thompson item, preceding both *Now and On Earth* and his first short story appearance. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Twice A Year: A Book of Literature, the Arts, and Civil Liberties. Vols. I-XV. [Fifteen Volumes in Nine]

      Twice a Year Press 1938 - New York, 1938-1947. 8vo, first volume wraps in jacket, vols. 2-9 cloth in jacket. A beautifully preserved consecutive run, with each volume in near fine or fine condition with minor normal wear and tanning. Jackets are near fine with minimal normal tanning. An important journal, with contributions from the major luminaries of the literary scene (Rilke, Cummings, Nin, William Carlos Williams, etc.), extensive writings on civil liberties and photographic contributions from Steiglitz, Ansel Adams and others. Please contact us for additional pictures or information. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Auger Down Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        WEE GILLIS

      - (LAWSON,ROBERT)illus. WEE GILLIS by Munro Leaf. NY: Viking 1938. 4to, (7 x 10 1/4"), burlap covered boards, burlap rubbed off in some part of spine else near fine in slipcase (case flaps neatly reinforced). FIRST EDITION. LIMITED TO 525 COPIES INSCRIBED BY ROBERT LAWSON AND MUNRO LEAF. Most copies are only signed by Leaf and Lawson, these are inscribed. Every other page features a wonderfully detailed full page illustration by Lawson. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        Twenty-Five Nudes. Engraved by. with an introduction

      London: J.M. Dent & Sons for Hague & Gill, (1938) - First edition, 8vo, (viii) pp, followed by engraved title and 26 plates. Small bookseller's label to foot of paste down. Cloth, d.w., browned and a little rubbed, some loss to the spine ends and corners. Evan Gill 38.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop (ABA, ILAB)]
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        The Spanish Earth, the first state of the limited edition

      

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        Biggles Flies Again

      The Amalgamated Press 1938 - A scarce copy of the Boys' Friend Library (No. 630) edition of Biggles Flies Again, great cover! Some grubbiness to covers but complete and spine intact (see pics). A Very Good copy for a fragile item such as this. No restoration. Paypal accepted. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Black Dynamite. 5 Volumes.

      The Ring. 1938 - Vol:I- vii, 182pp. The Story of the Negro in the Prize Ring: Richmond, Molineaux, Sutton, Robinson, Wharton, Kendrick, Travers, Smith, Perry, Banks, Woodson, Godfrey, Jackson, Rollins, Grant, Vol:2- ix, 165pp "Jolting Joe" (Joe Louis) and "Homicide Hank" (Henry Armstrong), Vol:3-iv, 314pp The Three Colored Aces (George Dixon, Joe Gans and Joe Walcott), Vol:4-v, 282pp "Fighting Furies" ((Jack Johnson, Sam Langford and contemporaries), Vol:5- vi, 250pp "Sockers in Sepia". Illustrations to all volumes, light wear, one or two marks but generally a clean set. with light wear. 2kg. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Parveen Papers]
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        Cet ouvrage a été édité par le gouvernement français à l'occasion de la visite en France de leurs majestés britanniques le roi George VI et la reine Elisabeth. 19-22 Juillet 1938.

      Paris, Georges Lang (Drucker), 1938. - Ca. 38,5 x 28,5 cm. 92 nn. Blätter, mit Fotografien und Illustrationen. Nummer 80 von 1000 Exemplaren, gedruckt für Valentin Abeille. Mit den insgesamt 16 Unterschriften auf dem vorderen fliegenden Vorsatz, u. a. von André Maurois, Léon-Paul Fargue, Georges Duhamel, Paul Valéry, Paul Jamot, Jean-Louis Vaudoyer, Jean Labasque. Die restlichen Unterschriften von mir nicht lesbar. Mappe leicht fleckig, Unteres Kapital mit kaum sichtbaren Einriß am vorderen Außengelenk, Rücken mit Leseknick, vereinzelt gering stockfleckig. Schönes Exemplar. Original-Karton in illustrierter Original-Halbleinen-Flügelmappe.

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        Out of Africa

      New York: Random House, 1938 First American edition. Publisher's rust cloth over black spine, with a flamingo illustration to the front board in gilt, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, green top stain; in the original pictorial dust jacket, with an illustration of wild animals by a river in a dense jungle-forest to the front panel and spine, lettered in black. About fine, with a minor scuff to the front board, a hint of offsetting to the endpapers, else fine; unclipped dust jacket, with a touch of light wear to the extremities, a slight hint of faint toning to the spine and flap folds, else bright and fresh. Overall, a near fine and very handsome copy. Out of Africa is the memoir of Baroness Karen von Blixen-Finecke, a Danish author who published many of her works under the pseudonym Isak Dinesen, and is based on the author's experience living in Kenya when it was controlled by the British Empire. It offers a unique glimpse at life in colonial East Africa. Interestingly, while this first American edition credits Isak Dinesen on its dust jacket, the first English edition cites Karen Blixen as the author. In 1985, Out of Africa was adapted into a film of the same name starring Robert Redford and Meryl Streep under the direction of Sydney Pollock.. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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        Sir John Piers

      Mullinger, The Westmeath Examiner [1938]., Soft cover, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition. First edition - limited to 50 copies. 8vo. Ten pages stapled into card wrappers, lightly sunned at edges, with the front wrapper serving as title page. With three pencilled corrections in the author's hand. Illustrated with two fairly poorly reproduced photographs of Tristernagh Abbey, and with the author's initialled complements slip laid-in (this last from the 1970s, to judge from the handwriting). Some superficial creasing, and a tiny touch of spotting to several blank leaves. A very good copy of an extremely scarce pseudonymous publication, one of the most fugitive Betjeman items. A spoof biographical study in verse of Sir John Piers, a notorious bankrupt who was tried in 1807 on charges of criminal conspiracy for making a 'diabolical wager' to seduce Lord Cloncurry's wife. Written whilst Betjeman was staying at Packenham Hall, Ireland with Edward and Christine Longford and printed by the local paper.

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        7 rare offprints by Nobel Prize Winner Charles Huggins

      Various, 1938-1948. PAMPHLET. A group of rare offprints by 1966 Nobel Prize winner in Physiology or Medicine. Included are: Chronic Hemospermia: Its Origin and Treatment with Estrogen with Donald F. McDonald (1945); Esterases of Testis and Other Tissues with Stanley H. Moulton (1948); Coagulation and Liquefaction of Semen Proteolytic Enzymes and Citrate in Prostatic Fluid with William Neal (1942); The Physiology of the Prostrate Gland (1945); Duality of Human Prostrate in Response to Estrogen with William O. Webster (1948); Spermatocele, Including its X-Ray Treatment with William J. Noonan (1938); Quantitative Effects of Hypophysectomy on Testis and Prostrate of Dogs with Paul S. Russell (1946). All have ownership stamp of Cornell researcher Robert H. Foot. In very good condition, in Original wraps when called for. First separate editions. Offprint. Oncology. *"Charles Brenton Huggins (September 22, 1901 ? January 12, 1997) was a Canadian-American physician, physiologist and cancer researcher at the University of Chicago specializing in prostate cancer." Wikipedia* Rare books make Fine Gifts. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Robinson Street Books, IOBA]
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        ZAPOTECAN ANTIQUITIES. And the Paulson Collection in the Ethnographical Museum of Sweden

      Ethnographical Museum of Sweden, New Series, Publication No. 4, 1938 - 196 pages, 32 pages of photographs of funerary urns, 19 additional photographs, 4 drawings, 3 maps

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