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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]

      [Bookseller: Uta-Janine Störmer]
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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

      [Bookseller: St. Jürgen Antiquariat]
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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

      [Bookseller: Librairie Chretien]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat A. Wempe]
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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

      

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Fawsley First Editions PBFA]
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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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        Sucker's Progress; an Informal History of Gambling in America from the Colonies to Canfield, by Herbert Asbury

      New York, Dodd, Mead & Company, 1938, Hardback, First Edition. Near fine cloth copy in a very good, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. An excellent copy. Scans on request. ; 493 pages; Previous owner's inscription to front free-endpaper. A comprehensive and entertaining history. Illustrated. Description: x, 493 p. Illus. 23 cm. Subjects: Gambling --United States. , Not price-clipped. 493 pages. Inventory No: 117453.

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        ARMS AND THE COVENANT

      George G. Harrap & Co 1938 - RO60111192: 465 pages. Photo-gravure en noir et blanc en frontispice (portrait). Dos frotté et illisible. Page de faux-titre jaunie. Restes de fichettes au dos du 2e plat. Quelques pages légèrement salies. Tranche passée. Jaquette manquante. 1st edition. Speeches by The Right Hon. Winston S. Churchill, C.H., M.P. Compiled by Randolph S. Churchill. In-8 Relié. Etat d'usage. Tâchée. Dos fané. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 420-Langue anglaise. Anglo-saxon [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Arms and the Covenant

      

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        BACK WHERE I CAME FROM

      Sheridan House, New York 1938 - BACK WHERE I CAME FROM, by A. J. Liebling (INSCRIBED and SIGNED by A. J. LIEBLING)- 1938- Sheridan House, New York- ORIGINAL 1938 FIRST EDITION (with just the 1938 date on the copyright page)- This is NOT an ex-library book and it is NOT a reprint edition- HARDCOVER binding is assumed FIRST STATE of ORIGINAL salmon-color cloth with BLACK 'rule detail' and titles in WHITE on cover and spine; binding and text are neat, clean and solid, VG- with NO extraneous writings or bookplates. Just light wear, some 'rubbing' of white spine titles and normal 'age-coloration'. The ORIGINAL DUST JACKET with assorted edge chips is ILLUSTRATED with wrap-around ART-DECO STYLE ART and has the PUBLISHER'S PRICE INTACT ($2.50); generally neat, clean and bright in new archival protector. Overall, nice, SOLID COLLECTOR COPY of the UNCOMMON 1ST BOOK solely authored by A. J. LIEBLING which is INSCRIBED and SIGNED by A. J. LIEBLING. 'To my favorite doctor, Janet. A. J. LIEBLING' on upper front free page. the book features some of his BEST NEW YORKER PIECES from the late 1930s. ECCENTRICS, BUMS and DERELICTS figure largely in this COLLECTION of A. J. LIEBLING EARLY WRITING. many sketches of UNEXPECTED and UNIQUE ways of life and the HODGE-PODGE that composes the COSMOPOLITANISM of NEW YORK CITY of the 1930s. 303 pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Maine Bookhouse]
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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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        La Famille Cardinal with 34 full-page etchings after Edgar Degas

      La Famille Cardinal. Halevy, Ludovic; preface by Marcel Guerin, Illustrated by Degas. Paris: A. Blaizot, 1938. One of 350 copies on Velin de Rives, with 34 full-page etchings after Edgar Degas, including 6 hand-colored etchings. In artistic binder signed by Jaco. Condition: Very Good, Binding minor wear. Ref.: Monod 5797; Adhemar pp.274-276; "The Artist & The Book" 71; Skira 58; Stern 25; "From Manet to Hockney" no.3. MORE PICTURES ON REQUEST

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        Balalaïka.

      1938 - 22 aquarelles pour le spectacle-opérette de Mogador, sur papier cartonné beige, 21 signées en bas à droite, 4 datées (1938), rehauts d'or et de blanc, mine de plomb, feuilles de 32 x 25 environ, dessins de 30 x 15 cm. environ. Umberto BRUNELLESCHI (1879 Toscane-Italie, 1949 Paris), peintre, portraitiste, illustrateur, artisre de la mode, publicitaire, affichiste, décorateur italien. Influencé par la Comedia dell'Arte, mais également les créations de la troupe de DIAGHILEV, il crée des costumes pour les Folies Bergère, le Casino de Paris, le théâtre du Châtelet, des théâtres new-yorkais, italiens et allemands. Il commence sa carrière de costumier en 1914, avec une revue de scène aux "Bouffes parisiennes", montée par Madame RASIMI pour laquelle il crée des costumes sur les masques vénitiens. Il travaille ensuite à Florence au théâtre de la Pergola pour deux pièces (1915), puis, toujours pendant la guerre, à la Scala de Milan. A son retour à Paris, il travaille pour le music-hall : les années 1925-1938 sont celles de ses plus grands succès. Sa renommée est telle qu'en 1924, Giacomo PUCCINI lui écrit après avoir composé "Turandot" : "Cher Brunelleschi, Turandot est quasiment terminé. Je pense à vous pour les figures". L'opéra, qui se donne à la Scala en 1925, est un succès. En 1928, il travaille à New-York, sur l'invitation du danseur Léonide MASSINE. Son style se modifie et devient plus structuré et graphique : il met au point sa fameuse silhouette oblongue. Ses motifs décoratifs s'attachent à de nouvelles sources, notamment grâce à la danseuse Joséphine BAKER dans l'opérette d'OFFENBACH, "Créole", en 1934. Les années suivantes voient sa participation intensive aux revues des Folies Bergères et des théâtres du Châtelet ("Au Soleil du Mexique") et de Mogador ("Balalaïka") et enfin le "Turandot" de PUCCINI, mis en scène en 1940 (Cristina Nuzzi, Umberto Brunelleschi, Illustrazione, moda et teatro (1879-1949), F.M.R., 1979, p. 22). Etudes de costume pour "Balalaïka", l'opérette en 3 actes et 12 tableaux d’Eric Maschwitz inspirée par la Révolution Russe de 1917. Créée à Londres en 1936, Balalaïka est remarquée par Maurice Lehmann, le directeur du Châtelet, qui loue le théâtre de Mogador pour l'occasion. Ce spectacle avec couplets d’Henri Wernert, musique de Georges Posford et Bernard Grün, airs additionnels de Robert Stolz est joué pour la première fois le 24 septembre 1938. Infimes déchirures, petites rousseurs, forte brunissure sur le dernier dessin. Oeuvre originale

      [Bookseller: Librairie Chretien]
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        Benjamin Franklin (3 vol. set)

      New York: The Viking Press, 1938. Special Limited First Printing. Hardcover. VG (Average edgewear and aging to slipcase; flyleaves and outermost ragged edges of pages may show some slight tanning; many pages remain uncut; has one circular bookplate from former owner in first volume; SIGNED AND NUMBERED BY AUTHOR.). 3 vols. in various shades of blue cloth; maroon title blocks with gilt letters and outlines on spines & front covers; gilt top edges; 845 total pp., 8 BW plates; housed in tan and black marbled board slipcase. The full three-volume Franklin biography that earned American writer and critic Carl Clinton Van Doren the Pulitzer Prize for Biography in 1939. Divides Franklin's life into three time periods marked by places; the volumes are thus named "Philadelphia," "London," and "Paris." One of 625 sets, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND NUMBERED "RWE." Originally given to Richard W. Ellis at The Haddon Craftsmen, Camden, New Jersey, who supervised this special limited first printing. His custom bookplate appears in the front of the first book. Certainly a set suitable as a gift for that special person. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, Inc. ABAA / ILAB]
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        The Holy Sonnets of John Donne. Introduction by Hugh I'A. Fausset. Engravings by Eric Gill

      London: J. M. Dent for Hague & Gill Ltd., (1938) - Limited edition, one of 550 copies signed by Gill. 8vo. xiv, (26) pp. Publisher's black cloth, gilt lettered to the spine and upper board, presentation inscription from Gill in his distinctive hand on the second free endpaper reading "A.H. from E.G. Dec 1938", a Reynolds Stone designed bookplate of David Potter to the front pastedown. 4 full page wood engravings. An excellent copy. ".the first book to be published in England printed from Gill's Bunyan type." Evan Gill, 298.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop (ABA, ILAB)]
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        Le Songe d'une Nuit d'Eté (illus. Charles GUERIN)

      Les Cent Bibliophiles, Paris 1938 - Paris. Les Cent Bibliophiles, 1938. In-4. Orné de 25 lithographies originales de Charles Guérin, exécutées en couleurs à l'atelier Duchatel, dont page de titre décorée, 6 illustrations hors-texte et 18 grosses en-têtes et culs-de-lampe. Tirage limité à 130 exemplaires seulement - celui-ci porte le numéro 107 et était imprimé pour M. Henri Flammarion (de la maison Flammarion). Les belles lithographies fines et douces de Guérin ne sont plus à la mode actuellement, mais l'illustrateur avait un style unique qui se marie parfaitement à cette pièce féerique de Shakespeare. En feuilles sous chemise rempliée et double emboîtage. Très bon état.

      [Bookseller: Valier Illustrated Books]
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        Marlborough: His Life and Times

      London: George G. Harrap, 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Complete set of four volumes, all first printings in original gilt-stamped cloth. Volumes II, III, and IV with dust jackets, Volume I lacking jacket. Volume one somewhat sunned (but spine lettering still legible), the others with just a bit of sunning to the top and bottom edges of the boards.Dust jackets of Volume III and IV are very good, with some minor soiling; jacket of Volume II is good, with some chipping to the base of the spine and at the corners, as well as a spot of abrasion on the spine. None of the jackets is price-clipped. Internally all clean and sound, with all maps, facsimiles, etc. Laid into Volume II is a sheet of stationery from The Old House, Freshford, Somerset with a note reading "To John, with best wishes, from Daddy, October 9th, 1934," and that volume is also inscribed on the front free endpaper "For J.R.L. Nicholson, Oct. 9, 1934." Due to size, shipping cost will be more than standard for priority or international orders.

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        Rebecca

      London: Victor Gollancz,, 1938. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Sierra Nevada. The John Muir Trail

      

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        The Lost British Policy.

      London: United Editorial Ltd.,, 1938. Britain and Spain since 1700. With an introduction by Philip Guedalla. Octavo. Original white card wraps printed in blue and black, illustrated endpapers. Housed in a custom blue cloth solander box. Wraps creased on spine and slightly rubbed and marked overall, edges toned, light foxing to prelims, but a very good and notably tight copy of a fragile publication. First and only edition, first impression, of Tuchman's first book, written while she was reporting on the Spanish Civil War for The Nation; today highly uncommon in commerce in this condition, and far from widespread institutionally, with just ten copies in libraries outside the United Kingdom, of which three in the US. Wertheim married medical professor Lester R. Tuchman in 1940, taking his surname. Twice winner of the Pulitzer Prize, for The Guns of August (1963) and Stilwell and the American Experience in China (1972), she died in 1989.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Lost British Policy. Britain and Spain since 1700. With an introduction by Philip Guedalla.

      London: United Editorial Ltd., 1938 - Octavo. Original white card wraps printed in blue and black, illustrated endpapers. Housed in a custom blue cloth solander box. Wraps creased on spine and slightly rubbed and marked overall, edges toned, light foxing to prelims, but a very good and notably tight copy of a fragile publication. First and only edition, first impression, of Tuchman's first book, written while she was reporting on the Spanish Civil War for The Nation; today highly uncommon in commerce in this condition, and far from widespread institutionally, with just ten copies in libraries outside the United Kingdom, of which three in the US. Wertheim married medical professor Lester R. Tuchman in 1940, taking his surname. Twice winner of the Pulitzer Prize, for The Guns of August (1963) and Stilwell and the American Experience in China (1972), she died in 1989. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Spanish Earth, the first state of the limited edition

      The J. B. Savage Company, Cleveland, Ohio 1938 - This is the rare first state, distinguished by the illustrated endpapers with which only 50-100 copies of this numbered limited edition were issued. The Spanish Earth publishes a transcript of Hemingway’s narration for the sound track for the 1937 film of the same title, the purpose of which was to raise money for the Loyalist (Republican, anti-Franco) cause during the Spanish Civil War. This is copy is hand-numbered "111" of the limited edition of 1000 copies. Per Hanneman, "There are two issues of the first edition. The first issue has pictorial endpapers, front and back, showing a large F.A.I. [Federacion Anarquista Iberica] banner, in orange, flying over the heads of advancing soldiers." Hemingway protested the F.A.I. endpapers, and so there were only "between 50 and 100 copies of the first issue." The second issue has plain tan endpapers. This excellent copy of the first issue bears the striking first issue F.A.I. endpapers. Condition approaches fine. The illustrated tan cloth binding is square and tight with sharp corners and no toning. We would grade this copy as truly fine if not for a few trivial and small brown stains. The contents are pristine; we find no toning, spotting, or previous ownership marks. The binding is protected with a removable, clear mylar cover. Ernest Miller Hemingway (1899-1961) was an American writer of novels and short stories, a larger than life figure whose writing and persona made him a true literary giant of the 20th century. Born in a Chicago suburb, he developed an early passion for outdoor pursuits, spending time with his father at the family's summer home in Michigan. In his junior year of high school, he took a journalism class, and continued to be active in the school's newspaper and yearbook until graduation. His first job out of school was as a cub reporter for the Kansas City Star, whose style guide may have provided the basis for Hemingway's crisp writing style: "Use short sentences. Use short first paragraphs. Use vigorous English. Be positive, not negative." Responding to a recruiting campaign in 1918, Hemingway volunteered, and served on the Italian front as an ambulance driver. He was seriously injured two months later, and returned home. Hemingway returned to Europe in the early 1920s as the foreign correspondent for the Toronto Star Weekly, living and working in Paris. It was here that he met and fell under the influence of the so-called "Lost Generation", including the likes of James Joyce and F. Scott Fitzgerald. It was the latter's Great Gatsby that helped compel Hemingway to move beyond poems and short stories into novels. Hemingway returned to America in 1927 with his second wife. Hemingway continued to practice journalism and, in 1937, traveled to Spain to report on the Spanish Civil War for the North American Newspaper Alliance. The Spanish Civil War proved something of a personal and literary watershed for Hemingway. His wife, Pauline, was a devout Catholic who sided with the fascist regime of Franco, while Hemingway supported the Republicans. When Hemingway returned to Florida after Franco’s victory, he divorced Pauline and married Martha Gellhorn, with whom he had begun an affair while in Spain. Hemingway’s novel For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940), which takes place during the Spanish Civil War, was largely based on his experience in Spain. In 1953 Hemingway was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for The Old Man and the Sea. The following year he received the Nobel Prize in Literature, for "his mastery of the art of narrative, most recently demonstrated in The Old Man and the Sea, and for the influence that he has exerted on contemporary style". Reference: Hanneman A15A Limited and numbered edition, first state. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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