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        L\' ESPAGNE au COEUR. Hymne a la gloire du peuple en guerre. Collection de L\'Association internationale des ecrivans pour la defense de la culture / publiee sous la direction litteraire d\'Aragon

      Paris, Les Editions Denoel, 1938. EA. 1 /25 Ex.- Eines von 25 Exemplaren, nichtnummeriert 61 S. 8° Sprache : frKartoniert. Einband minimale Flecken, leicht angestaubt & berieben. Vorsatzblatt leicht gebräunt, Schnitt mit braunen Flecken. Teilweise nicht aufgeschnitten. Ein gutes Exemplar. Bon état. Versand D: 3,95 EUR

      [Bookseller: Hadler Antiquariat]
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      - KÖNIGIN BEATRIX (1938) Regierende KÖNIGIN DER NIEDERLANDE seit 1980, 1996 Karlspreis der Stadt Aachen --- E.Briefkarte (2 S. 16°, mit gekröntem "B" als Briefkopf) mit Ort, Unterschrift signiert Drakensteyn o.J., - schön in Tinte an einen geehrten Doktor / Lehrer ihres Sohnes, Prinz Constantijn van Oranje-Nassau (* 1969, der jüngste Sohn von Königin Beatrix und Claus von Amsberg), den sie entschuldigt [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Herbst-Auktionen]
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        Rex Whistler. Original drawing in pencil and wash 'Keeping Cool at Lympne'.

      Port Lympne.: Self-published., 1938. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. Original drawing in watercolour over pencil, titled at foot. 245x195mm, light marginal spotting and creasing. On embossed head writing paper of The First Commissioner of Works. Not in Whistler and Fuller but cf. nos 176 and 177 for other portraits of the same dated 1930, this possibly later, circa 1938. The subject is the novelist Mrs. Belloc Lowndes. Apparently Whistler stumbled upon her in a state of deshabillé on a hot day whilst staying at Port Lympne in the 1930s, and drew this immediately afterwards. From the collection of Keith Fletcher.

      [Bookseller: Roe and Moore]
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        The Defence of Freedom and Peace, a previously unknown edition, signed by Churchill and accompanied by his compliments slip on Chartwell stationery An Address by the Rt. Hon. Winston S. Churchill, C.H., M.P., to the People of the United States of America Broadcast on October 16, 1938 by the National Broadcasting Corporation

      London: Printed by St. Clements Press Ltd., 1938. First edition, only printing. This remarkable discovery is a previously unknown publication of ChurchillÂ’s 16 October 1938 Address to the American People about the Munich Agreement.  No other contemporary stand-alone publication of this speech is known.  This pamphlet is definitively contemporary, evidenced by accompanying Chartwell stationery printed: “19th November 1938 | With Mr. ChurchillÂ’s compliments.”  Moreover, it is boldly signed by Churchill on the front cover.  Of note, this pamphlet may well have been privately printed from a later-stage version of ChurchillÂ’s speech notes prior to delivery of the speech.  On 30 September 1938, British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain returned from Munich to announce that he had ceded CzechoslovakiaÂ’s Sudetenland to Hitler in return for “peace in our time.”  Churchill had spent five years opposing both his party and prevailing public sentiment by tirelessly advocating rearmament and collective security.  Munich worsened relations between Churchill and Chamberlain.  Churchill now used his personal platform to appeal directly to the American people with a strikingly blunt assault on the moral and strategic infirmity of the Munich agreement and a clarion call for preparedness.  Less than a year later, in September 1939, Churchill returned to the Admiralty.  He replaced Chamberlain as Prime Minister in May 1940.  America did not formally enter the war until December 1941, but ChurchillÂ’s relationship with America and her President, with its vital material support, enabled Britain to survive the interval.  The pamphlet measures 11.25 x 8.75 inches in four-page folded leaflet format on heavy, watermarked laid paper.  The front cover is a title page with text on pages 2-4, drop-head title at the head of page 2, printer information on the lower right corner of the fourth and final page, and subject sub-headings in bold punctuating the text.  The paper size and paper type are uncommon for a speech pamphlet.  A printer is noted on the lower right rear cover, but no publisher is specified.  The layout features paragraph breaks for nearly every sentence, more analogous to the famous ‘psalm formÂ’ in which Churchill printed his speech notes, rather than to the more conventional, condensed paragraph format of published versions.  Churchill often made revisions to his speeches until the final moments preceding delivery, including this specific speech.  (ChurchillÂ’s original typed notes with his emendations are held by The Chartwell Trust and the text of these original notes is printed in Gilbert, Companion Volume V, Part 3, at pages 1216-1227.)  Comparison of this pamphletÂ’s text to ChurchillÂ’s original speech notes reveal that some hand-made emendations are not incorporated into the pamphlet.  Among the numerous changes is, significantly, the conclusion.  A substantial five-sentence passage – essentially the “hard-sell” to the American people, beginning with the line “Far away, happily protected by the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, you, the people of the United States…” – appears as the final paragraph in the pamphlet but was relocated closer to the mid-point of the speech when delivered.  Also among numerous substantive differences between the pamphlet and the speech as delivered and later published is inclusion of two blunt lines which the original speech notes show were added by hand by Churchill to the final draft: “Britain must arm.  America must arm.”  While evidence supports a conclusion that the pamphlet was printed prior to delivery of the speech, the dated compliments slip definitively bounds the publication date as no later than mid-November 1938.  Condition is superb.  We note no losses, tears, or appreciable wear or soiling.  A hint of toning and a horizontal crease – ostensibly from when the speech was originally posted - are the only signs of age or handling.  The compliments slip on Chartwell stationery is in identical condition, showing only a neat horizontal crease and mild age-toning.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        The Lonesomest Doll.

      Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., (1938). First edition.. Hardcover. Very good. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Thin 8vo. 80pp. Tan cloth blocked in black and orange in a design by the illustrator. Title page and three full page illustrations in rose and greenish-blue and 25 black and white drawing by Rackham. Published only in the United States. Light soil to the binding, and a few creased page corners else this is a very good copy. Latimore and Haskell p. 63.

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1938 - 1938 Wisden - Original Hardback - Very Good for Year

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

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      London: Victor Gollancz Limited 1938 - First edition, first printing. Publisher's black cloth, lettered in gilt; in the original pale yellow dust jacket, lettered and ruled in black and magenta. Book near fine, with some light wear to the extremities, minor spotting to the page edges and endpapers, otherwise bright and clean interior; unclipped dust jacket, with some light wear and creasing to the extremities, minor toning to the spine and panel edges, short closed tears to the spine ends, a hint of soiling to the otherwise fresh panels. An excellent copy in the extremely fragile dust jacket. Housed in a custom clamshell box. Rebecca is a suspenseful novel that opens with the iconic line, "Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again," which immediately establishes the dream-like, haunting quality of both the novel and its main setting. The plot is narrated by the second Mrs. de Winters, the new wife of wealthy widower Maxim de Winters, who used to live at his country estate Manderley with his first wife, Rebecca. Throughout the novel, the narrator is tormented by Rebecca's former nursemaid, the sinister Mrs. Danvers, who glorifies her former mistress and attempts to break up the newlywed de Winters. However, "To suggest the story in brief compass is impossible. The reader must experience the atmosphere of impending disaster, the exquisite love story with its emotion heightened by drama, the surprises, the superb moment of melodrama." Rebecca, du Maurier's most famous novel, was adapted into the notable 1940 film by Alfred Hitchcock, whose signature style also hinged on a suspenseful development that outshone the plot itself. A Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Lucky Policeman

      Collins Crime Club, London [1938]. First Edition, in original Collins Crime Club orange cloth with black titles to the spine. Good, showing some bumping, slight fading to the spine and edges a little dusty. Ink number to f.e.p. date to rear paste down. Boards are dusty and with some marking. Some foxing and offsetting to the endpapers, minor repair to hinges. The text block is , bright and tight. Undated (as are other four copies listed on COPAC). In VG dustwrapper showing overall wear, rubbing, archival tape strengthening to rear, uniform fading to spine and some discolouration. Nevertheless, still a pleasing example of this scarce CCC title. Original 7/6 price on flap intact. The dustwrapper is housed in a protective removable sleeve. 8969

      [Bookseller: Holybourne Rare Books]
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        Death From A Top Hat

      Collins Crime Club, London 1938. First Edition, in original Collins Crime Club orange cloth with black titles to the spine. VG+ clean and bright showing some bumping, slight fading to the spine and edges a little dusty. In original 7/6 dustwrapper showing overall wear,dustiness, small chips to top of the slightly faded spine. The text block is clean, bright and tight. Dated 1938 on verso of title page. Still a pleasing example in first issue dustwrapper. This is part of a collection of Collins Crime Club which we are listing.

      [Bookseller: Holybourne Rare Books]
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        XXe Siecle: 1st Issue, March 1938 (With an original lithograph by Jules Pascin)

      Chroniques Du Jour, Paris 1938 - Illustrated with an original lithograph by Jules Pascin, a colored plates by Salvador Dali, and b/w artworks. 52pp. 12.25 x 9.5 inches. Very rare 1st issue of the famous Parisian art magazine, with articles several notable artists of the period, including de Chirico and Kandinsky. Gorgeous, fine condition original lithograph from Pascin, depicting 2 scenes from Little Red Riding Hood, with many other examples of artwork from the period. Toned exterior edges; rubbed spine. Near pristine interior. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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

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

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        Brighton Rock.

      London: Heinemann, 1938. First edition. Octavo, original cloth. In near fine condition that has a touch of foxing to the interior. An exceptional example of this classic work. Housed in a custom slipcase. Here the probing is carried further in a brilliant and uncompromising indictment of some of the worst aspects of modern civilization, showing us the hard-boiled criminal mind not as a return to savagery but as a horrible perversion of cerebration" (The New York Times).

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Masquee. A Shanghai Sketchbook.

      Shanghai, ca. 1938. - Leporello mit kolorierten Abbildungen auf 21 Seiten, violetter Original-Seideneinband, 26,5 x 19 cm, Einband leicht angestaubt, Widmung aus dem Jahre 1980 auf dem Vorsatz „Zur Erinnerung an alte Zeiten. Herbert".

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      [Shanghai 1938?, Schiff]. Red silk accordion folded album. 21 hand colored charming sketches [pages], 19.5 x 27 cm.very. clean, bright copy, versos blank as issued. FIRST EDITION. AUTHOR'S HAND-COLORED & SIGNED COPY S C A R C E. Austrian-Jewish artist Schiff (1908-1968) was a keen observer of the Chinese spirit, showing the more fascinating visual insights to Shanghai life. He moved to Shanghai in 1930 after an invite to visit from a cousin and lived there for 17 years, becoming known as one of the city's great cartoonists between the two world wars. * Schiff's importance lies, first of all, in the fact he depicted indelible characters that manifest what it meant to dwell in Shanghai, which was opening itself to the outside world. "He manipulates his works as a form of attack. Socially marginalized groups, such as prostitutes, 'taxi-girls' and beggars, are all subjects under his scrutiny." ** Gerd Kaminski, author of a chronicle and geographical study of the artist, described the opus of Schiff as extensive, ascertaining that cartooning was the genre that prodded him into telling stories from the point of view of a spectator on the street. * "Schiff's opus goes beyond cartoons and illustrations for newspapers. Artistically, he was equally excellent in landscape and portrait oil paintings, gouache and watercolor works," Kaminski said. * "Schiff, from the very beginning of his residency in China, had already developed sharp eyes -not only in face-reading Chinese physiognomy, but also the social realities in which Chinese and foreigners were being subjected to." * TITLES TO HIS SKETCHES: Miss Shanghai: "Me no worry-me no care ! Me go marry millionaire ! If he die me no cry ! Me go marry other guy !!" *** Shows how Occidentals inter-related with the Chinese girls, Shanghai Party time English style, "Having a Ripping Time," American sailors caress and dance with their Chinese girls in slinky Cheongsams, split up to their hips. The Russian blond blue-eyed prostitutes compete with their Chinese sisters for the Yankee dollar, "sing-song girls" bar girls, the scene as it was...during the Roaring 1930's in Shanghai. * Schiff arrived from Austria in Shanghai in 1930 when he was 22 years old, and lived there until 1947. His charming cartoons captured the foreign community's interest and many were also published in local newspapers and journals such as the China Journal as well as the North China Daily News. He also illustrated several books on China, a suite of Shanghai postcards, and was attributed to decorating the walls of the Cercle Sportif Français and other clubs. * The tile "MASKEE" is a very old China coast Pidgin English corruption of the Portuguese word meaning "Never Mind." This and other Pidgin English was commonly used by both Chinese and foreigners along the treaty coastal cities on China coast. *** This work was black-outline printed, then each page was embellished with hand-coloring by the author who also signed the title page. * BINDING: The work was bound in various colors of silk [red, maroon, green, blue], with brocade designs, such as bamboo, or the dragon. There may have been other variant colors, we do not place any special value on any particular color. *** EDITION: The book was printed in a two editions, all editions were color tinted by the author: a. "Limited Edition" and often signed and numbered on the last page, and signed on the first pabe by Schiff. There is no information as to the number of signed copies. * b. "Signed edition." The book is signed on the first page by Schiff. *** BIBLIOGRAPHICAL DATA: There is no solid bibliographical resource that has listed the edition so one does not know exactly what the Limited Edition was. The contents remains the same regardless of "Edition." * Please inquire with us for other books illustrated by this author. * REFERENCES: A collection of his works was published in Austria in 1985 under the name "China gemalt -Chinesische Zeitgeschichte in Bildern Friedrich Schiff." * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH .

      [Bookseller: Rare Oriental Book Company, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Bauhaus 1919?1928.

      New York, The Museum of Modern Art [MOMA] 1938. - 4°. 224 SS. Reich illustriert mit sehr zahlreichen Abbn. teilw. a. Tafeln. Schriftsatz zweispaltig. OLn. (gelb; Kanten u. Gelenke min. stockfleckig, Rücken im Fuss mit Spuren einer entfernten Etikette) mit farb. gepr. (R-) Titel in Schwarz resp. Rot und Schwarz. Erste Ausgabe (Originalausgabe) / Original Edition. Leichtere Alters- u. Lagerungs-, wenig eigentliche Gebrauchsspuren. Gesamthaft gutes Exemplar. Deckeltitel: Bauhaus Weimar 1919-25, Dessau 1925-28. - Typography and cover design by Herbert Bayer. - ?It is twenty years since Gropius arrived in Weimar to found the Bauhaus; ten years since he left the transplanted and greatly enlarged institution at Dessau to return to private practice; five years since the Bauhaus was forced to close its doors after a brief rear-guard stand in Berlin. Are this book, then, and the exhibition which supplements it, merely a blated wreath laid upon the tomb of brave events, important in their day but now of primarily historical interest? Emphatically, no! The Bauhaus is not dead; it lives and grows through the men who made it, both teachers and students, through their principles, their philosophies of art and education. It is hard to recall when and how we in America first began to hear of the Bauhaus. [.] It may not have been until after the great Bauhaus exhibition of 1923 that reports reached America of a new kind of art school in Germany where famous expressionist painters such as Kandinsky were combining forces with craftsmen and industrial designers under the general direction of the architect Gropius. A little later we began to see some of the Bauhaus books, notably Schlemmer?s amazing volume on the theatre and Moholy-Nagy?s ?Malerei, Photographie, Film? [.] This book on the Bauhaus is published in conjunction with the Museum?s exhibition, ?Bauhaus 1919?28? Like the exhibition it is for the most part limited to the first nine years of the institution, the period during which Gropius was director. For reasons beyond the control of any of the individuals involved, the last five years of the Bauhaus could not be represented. During these five years much excellent work was done and the international reputation of the Bauhaus increased rapidly, but, fortunately for the purposes of this book, the fundamental character of the Bauhaus had already been established under Gropius? leadership. This book is primarily a collection of evidence: photographs, articles and notes done on the field of action, and assembled here with a minimum of retrospective revision. It is divided in two parts: Weimar, 1919?1925, and Dessau, 1925?1928.? (etc., Alfred H. Barr, in: Foreword, p. 7 u. 9). ? Teil I u.a. mit einem Kapitel ?The Theory and Organization of the Bauhaus, by Walter Greopius (Weimar 1923)? - Mit: 1. Biographical Notes (von Josef Albers bis Laszlo Moholy-Nagy), 2. Bibliography of Bauhaus Publications (1919?1938, 32 Titel), 3. Index of Illustrations by Artist?s Names (von Anni und Josef Albers bis Werner Zimmermann). Sprache: en [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Franz Kühne Antiquariat und Kunsthandel]
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        Silhouette du scandale

      Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse.Précieux envoi autographe signé de Marcel Aymé à François Mauriac.Ex-libris Guy Debrincat et prière d'insérer encollés sur les gardes.Deux petites déchirures recollées sur le spine insolé. Editions du Sagittaire Paris 1938 12x19cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Das politische Plakat Eine psychologische Betrachtung - Band 1 der Schriftenreihe der Reichspropagandaleitung der NSDAP

      Zentralverlag der NSDAP / Franz Eher Nachfolger GmbH. 1938 roter Leinenband mit Siberprägung 247 Extrem selten ! Mit dem Vermerk: \"\"Dieses Buch ist Eigentum der NSDAP. Es befindet sich im Besitz der Ortsgruppe XXXXX der NSDAP.\"\" Mit Stempel und Unterschrift Gaupropagandaleiter. Zustand: befriedigender Zustand Versand D: 5,00 EUR SA- Sturmabteilung, NSDAP, Kampfzeit, Ernst Röhm, Viktor Lutze, Oberste SA Führung

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        Murder in the Cathedral

      London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1938. Fourth edition. 88 pp. 8vo. Publisher's purple cloth with gilt-lettered spine. Head of spine frayed, spine gilt dulled, in supplied dust-jacket. Fourth edition. 88 pp. 8vo. Signed by Eliot. Signed ("T.S. Eliot") on the title-page. "In this fourth edition further rearrangements and deletions have been made, which have been found adivsable by experiment in the course of production" (Author's note, p. 7). Gallup A29e

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Deutsche Justiz, Rechtspflege und Rechtspolitik. Amtliches Blatt der deutschen Rechtspflege. Justiz-Ministerialblatt / Wochenschrift * 100.Jahrgang 1938, 1. und 2.Halbjahr

      Berlin, R.von Decker\'s Verlag G.Schenck, 1938. Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlagseinband (2 Bände, gebunden in schwarzes Halbleinen HLn / OHLn) mit weißem Rücken- und schwarzem Deckeltitel, dieser mit NS.-Hoheitszeichen / Reichsadler und Kopffarbschnitt. VIII, 2059 Seiten, Schrift: Fraktur. - Herausgegeben vom Reichsminister der Justiz, Gesamtbearbeitung: Dr.Karl Krug. Enthält sehr viele Aufsätze, Buchbesprechungen, Urteile und überhaupt Mitteilungen aus dem zeitgenössischen Rechtsleben sowie Übersichten der in den einzelnen Bänden enthaltenen amtlichen Erlasse, Verordnungen und Entscheidungen deutscher Gerichte nach der Zeitfolge sowie jeweils ein Sach- sowie ein Gesetzesverzeichnis. Ausgesprochen nationalsozialistisch ausgerichtete, führende rechtswissenschaftliche Zeitschrift des Dritten Reiches. - Erstausgabe, EA, erste Auflage in guter Erhaltung; vereinzelt Buntstiftanstreichungen, Bibliotheksstempel auf Vorsatz und Titelblatt beim 2.Teilband, sonst gut Versand D: 5,90 EUR Deutsche / Drittes Reich, Recht und Gesetz im Nationalsozialismus, nationalsozialistische Gesetze, nationalsozialistisches Rechtswollen, deutsches Volksrecht, Gesetzgebung 1933-1945, völkische Rechtswissenschaft, deutsche Rechtsprechung vor 1945, Rechtsschutz des Volkes, Strafrechtserneuerung mit Roland Freisler, NS.-Schrifttum, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut

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        La Bete Humaine (Oversize still photograph from the 1938 film)

      Paris: Paris Film, 1938. Vintage oversize black-and-white double weight still photograph from the 1938 film, a strong image of Jean Gabin in full train engineer regalia. Shot by acclaimed portrait photographer Sam Levin, who worked with Renoir on several other productions, including "La Grande Illusion" (1937) and "The Rules of the Game" (1939), and whose early photographs of Brigitte Bardot helped create her image as a "sex kitten." Based on Zola's social realist novel, Renoir's film remains true to the proletarian source material, while grafting on elements of film noir and his own humanist philosophy. One of the director's biggest commercial successes, with a powerful lead performance by Jean Gabin. Remade in the US 16 years later by Fritz Lang as "Human Desire." 11.5 x 12 inches. Near Fine. Criterion 324.

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      London: Country Life Limited. 1938. First edition, first printing. Original paper-covered pictorial boards. A very good copy showing a little rubbing to the binding extremities and some small chips to the bottom of the spine. Both panels remain bright and the spine sound. The contents are entirely complete. There is some spotting and a previous owner's inscription to the blank front endpaper but the text pages and all 24 full page colour lithographs by Eric Ravilious are in fine, clean and bright condition. An excellent example of this notoriously fragile book. 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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        High Street. Written by... Illustrated by Eric Ravilious

      London: Country Life Ltd., (1938). First edition, 8vo, 100, (2) pp. Publisher's pictorial boards. 24 full page coloured lithographs plus a woodcut to the title. Slight wear to the spine ends - more so to the head, a little rubbing to the other extremities, a very good, clean copy.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        MEI LI

      HANDFORTH, THOMAS. HANDFORTH,THOMAS. MEI LI. NY: Doubleday Doran 1938 (1938). Large 4to (9 1/4 x 12 1/4"), orange cloth, Fine in near fine dust wrapper without medal and not price clipped. Stated 1st edition and WINNER OF THE SECOND CALDECOTT AWARD! This is a Chinese tale written by Handforth and magnificently illustrated by him with black and white lithos on every page. Rare in this condition.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        Gesammelte Werke.

      - 2 Bde. London, Malik 1938. 336 u. 400 S. Orig.-Leinen. Erste Gesamtausgabe, selten. - Eine der letzten Unternehmungen des Malik-Verlags im Exil war die vierbändige Ausgabe der Werke Brechts, von der im März 1938 die ersten beiden Bände vorlagen. Laut Mitteilung von Wieland Herzfelde waren die Bände 3 und 4 im Druck und zum Teil schon beim Buchbinder, als sie den in das Sudetengebiet einmarschierenden Hitlertruppen in die Hände fielen. - Nubel A 189-190. - Seidel 1. - Hermann 16. - Malik-Bibl. 298. - Gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Oxford University Press, 1938. Hard Cover. Very Good binding. A clean First Edition set, with well over a thousand plates, some of which are in color. With folded map, diagrams and plans. An attractive edition and set. Very Good binding.

      [Bookseller: Black Swan Books, Inc. ]
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        Groot archief van de Nederlandse vooroorlogse literaire almanak In Aanbouw.

      - Originele correspondentie, kopij, redacteursaantekeningen, foto's en illustratiemateriaal. Ca. 500 getypte danwel handgeschreven brieven van 140 jonge Nederlandse en Vlaamse schrijvers, onder wie Bertus Aafjes, Anna Blaman, Johan Daisne, Bert Decorte, Chr.J. van Geel, Jan d'Haese, Jac. van Hattum, Jacob Hiegentlich, Ed. Hoornik, Karel Jonckheere, Cor Klinkenbijl, Louis Th. Lehmann, A. Marja, Adriaan Morriën, F.C. Terborgh, M. Vasalis, Ab Visser en de uitgeverijen Leopold en Manteau; 150 conceptbrieven en beoordelingsformulieren van redacteur K. Lekkerkerker; 40 originele zwart-witfoto's en tekeningen; drukproeven, knipsels en promotiemateriaal; brieven over de herdruk ter gelegenheid van de 50e verjaardag van de almanak. 1938-1946; 1989.* Fascinerend archief van de fraai geïllustreerde literaire almanak In Aanbouw, waarin niet minder dan 53 jongeren uit de Lage Landen hun (eerste) werk publiceerden. Deze door K. Lekkerkerker samengestelde almanak In Aanbouw wordt wel beschouwd als de belangrijkste bloemlezing van het interbellum.Deze brieven van (veelal mannelijke) dichters en prozaïsten handelen over hun recente werk, hun levensloop (tot dusver) en hun portretten. Dit archief bevat niet alleen volledige correspondenties, maar brengt ook Lekkerkerkers werkzaamheden in kaart, van het overleg met de Nederlandse uitgeverij Leopold en de Vlaamse uitgeverij Manteau tot de te organiseren langs boekhandels reizende In Aanbouw-tentoonstelling.Auteurs als Lehmann en d'Haese overladen Lekkerkerker met uitvoerige brieven en talloze gedichten en verhalen. Andere mogelijke bijdragers zijn meer gereserveerd: de legendarische bibliofiel Emile van der Borch van Verwolde weigert pertinent een portret af te staan, Belcampo vindt zichzelf te oud voor een jongerenalmanak en de diplomaat Reijnier Flaes wenst niet geassocieerd te worden met zijn pseudoniem F.C. Terborgh. Tot Lekkerkerkers verdriet beantwoordt M. Vasalis het verzoek tot deelname met een (weliswaar charmante) afwijzingsbrief.Na het verschijnen van In Aanbouw blijft Lekkerkerker met sommige bijdragers corresponderen over literatuur en meer persoonlijke zaken. In dit archief bevinden zich ook de gedichten en verhalen die overbodig of ongeschikt werden geacht, waaronder een satirisch sonnet van Chris van Geel Jr. en een kort verhaal van Terborgh."U zult het [portret] echter niet krijgen, en ik hoop dat dit U teleurstelt! Ik houd het er voor dat een portret en een gedicht elkaar niet goed verdragen" (Van der Borch van Verwolde, 1-12-1938); "Mij is om verschillende redenen er zeer veel aan gelegen dat mijn pseudoniem (F.C. Terborgh) voor zoo veel mogelijk gerespecteerd wordt. Een portret moet ik derhalve weigeren. Een zeer beknopte en onvolledige biographie zou kunnen worden verstrekt. Een bibliographie van niets is moeilijk te geven" (Flaes, 6-1-1939); "Mijn schrijfdrift is belangrijk ouder dan mijn literaire loopbaan die beperkt is tot de publicatie van wat verzen in Helikon en van wat verzen en een korte novelle in Werk. Leopold en Gorter vonden mijn liefde voor poezie het eerst gereed. De Balzac en Dostojewsky leerden mij waardoor en waarom er geschreven moet worden" (Blaman, 29-7-1939); "Ik ben 1,77m lang, weeg 70 k.g., heb enige jaren gehockeyd en beoefen nu athletiek. Ik schrijf verzen sinds 1936, maar vind Bix Beiderbecke een grotere dode dan Rilke. Mijn werkwijze bestaat uit het imiteren van anderen, dat ik gepubliceerd word is geheel buiten mijn toedoen" (Lehmann, autobiografie 1939).Belangrijk, veelzijdig materiaal van veel beginnende auteurs - sommige met een glansrijke schrijverscarrière in het verschiet, andere tot vergetelheid gedoemd.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas Holthuis ILAB]
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        FDR appoints a WPA State Commissioner

      Washington, D. C., January 27, 1938. 22.75" x 18.75". "Partly Printed Document Signed ""Franklin D Roosevelt"" as President and ""Cordell Hull"" as Secretary of State, 1p, 22.75"" x 18.75"". Completed in calligraphy. Washington, January 27, 1938. Complete 2.5-inch diameter blind-embossed scalloped Seal of the United States affixed at lower left. ""My appointment / by Roosevelt"" penciled on verso, most probably by Miss Shepperson. Minor flaws. Fine condition.In part, ""Know ye, that reposing special trust and confidence in the Integrity and Ability of Miss Gay B. Shepperson, of Georgia, I have nominated, and by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, do appoint her State Commissioner in the Works Progress Administration for Georgia...""The Works Progress Administration (renamed in 1939 as the Work Projects Administration) was the largest and most ambitious New Deal agency, employing millions of unemployed people to carry out public works projects. Almost every community in the United States had a new park, bridge, or school constructed by the WPA. ""A noted social worker and native of Charlotte County, Virginia,"" wrote Franklin M. Garrett in Atlanta and Environs: A Chronicle of Its People and Events, 1880s-1930s, ""Miss Shepperson had functioned ably in a job that demanded responsibility for administering between thirteen and fourteen million dollars of Federal funds each year for Georgia work relief."" She served as WPA Commissioner until her resignation in November 1939."

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      London: Chapman & Hall Limited,, 1938. Octavo. Finely bound by Asprey in burgundy morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards and turn-ins gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. The occasional minor blemish otherwise an excellent copy in a fine binding. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Sand and Sea in Arabia

      London: Routledge & Sons, Ltd,, 1938. With 123 illustrations. Quarto. Original white cloth, titles to spine and front board in black. With the dust jacket. With 123 black and white photographic illustrations in the text. Spine rolled, boards a touch spotted and soiled, endleaves and edges faintly foxed, otherwise internally fresh. A very good copy in the price-clipped and soiled jacket with rubbed and torn extremities and heavy reinforcement to verso. First edition, first impression of Lewis's second book, a photo-essay which originated from a partly failed spying mission when Lewis was asked by the British Foreign Office to photograph Yemen. Although Lewis and his two travelling companions were denied entry to the country at the port of Hodeida they somehow managed to visit the region, taking in the cities of Lahej and Aden, and travelling along the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden coastlines aboard a sambuk and cargo steamer.

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        Workers Front

      Secker, UK 1938 - 1st Edition 1938. This copy has been signed to the ffep by Fenner Brockway and 12 other members of the Independent Labour Party-James Maxton, F W Jowett, Percy Williams, Sam Leckie, John McGovern, John Aplin, Kate Spurrell (she signs twice), John McNair (he signs twice), Tom Reed, Campbell Stephen, James Carmichael, and M Winifred Evans (?), I can't be exact about this last name. A book condemning the then Labour Party and promoting the Socialist ideals of the time. The political personalities who have signed the book were all important figures in the ILP or Socialist movements of the inter-war years: 1. James Maxton-(1885-1946), leader of the ILP and a major figure in the Red Clydeside era.2. (Archibald) Fenner Brockway-(1888-1988), a Labour MP before standing for the ILP. He was a prominent anti-war campaigner but changed his views in light of the Spanish Civil War.3. Frederick William Jowett-(1864-1944) an early ILP member, and founder of the Bradford branch. 4. Percy Williams-an ILP treasurer.5. Sam Leckie - the representative of the Midlands Division of the ILP.6. John McGovern-(1887-1968), a leading proponent of the ILP's policies after it detached from the Labour Party.7. John Alpin-an ILP divisional organiser.8. John McNair-(1887-1968), an ILP member, he travelled to Spain in the early days of the Spanish Civil War with John McGovern, and made arrangements for British volunteers to fights with the POUM, these volunteers included George Orwell. Orwell and McNair in Spain met as members as the ILP, as described in Homage to Catalonia. 9. Kate (Florence) Spurrell-an ILP candidate who stood for Camborne in the 1931 election. 10. Tom Reed-?11. Campbell Stephen-(1884-1947), a clergyman and ILP member, representing Glasgow Camlachie. 12. James Carmichael-(1894-1966), a prominent figure of the Scottish ILP, his father George had been an ILP founder member. 13 M Winifred Evans-? The authors own book with his bookplate to the endpaper. The fourth volume in Powell's sequence of novels "Dance to the Music of Time.". Book is very good++ and bright. A very bright example and no fading to the pink spine. More images can be taken upon request.Ref 11046 Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd PBFA]
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        Choix des plus belles roses - Souvenir de Bagatelle

      1938 - non paginé, (6), (6) Paris, Librairie Denis, 1938, in-folio, non paginé, (6), (6) d'avant-propos par J.L .Vaudoyer, XII lithographies en couleurs hors texte, en feuillets, couverture à rabats, sous chemise rose de l'éditeur cartonnée à lacets , titre imprimé et encadré d'une frise au premier plat, Très belle édition au tirage limité, avec un envoi signé de Jean Louis Vaudoyer ((1883-1963) historien d'art et écrivain français), daté de décembre 1938. Une réédition de cet ouvrage est paru en 1951. Exemplaire n°417. Avant-propos par J.L Vaudoyer imprimé sur vergé rose dans lequel il présente la vie et l’œuvre de P.J Redouté (1759-1840), « le Raphaël des fleurs» ; "souvenir de Bagatelle" en référence à l'Exposition de la Rose au pavillon de Bagatelle où, comme écrit dans la justification de l'ouvrage, l'exemplaire n°1 de ce tirage, imprimé sur soie avec les planches imprimées sur peau de velin a été présenté en hommage à S.M la Reine d'Angleterre. 12 très belles planches en couleurs tirées sur vélin de Rives par Mourlot frères d'après les dessins de rose de Pierre-Joseph Redouté. Coffret d'éditeur légèrement frotté, légères mouillures sur les bords de la couverture à rabats, néanmoins un très bel exemplaire à l'intérieur très propre, avec de très belles planches. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Alain Brieux]
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        Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (Original screenplay, producer Darryl F. Zanuck's copy)

      Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1938. Final script for the classic 1938 film, "Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm," based on the novel by Kate Douglas Wiggin, directed by Allan Dwan, produced by Darryl F. Zanuck, written for the screen by Don Ettlinger and Karl Tunberg, and starring Shirley Temple, Randolph Scott, Jack Haley, and Gloria Stuart. This Darryl F. Zanuck's copy, with his large holograph initials on the front wrapper (as was his practice), and penciled holograph notes throughout, most of which are deletions. Interestingly, Zanuck has written "cast boy" on the first blank, with a doodle, indicating that it is likely a reminder (i.e., "cast" being a verb). Blue studio wrappers, marked "FINAL," rubber-stamped Copy No. 1, and dated September 28, 1937. Distribution page present, with receipt removed. Title page present, with credits for screenwriters Ettlinger and Tunberg. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus with yapping at the edges, bound with three gold brads.

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        TROUT AND FLY IN TASMANIA. By R.H. Wigram.

      Angus & Robertson. Sydney. - 1938 1st edition. Small 8vo (128 x 188mm). Ppxii,96. B/w photograph plates. Green cloth with black border and titles to upper board, spine titled in black. Edges and end-papers foxed. Slight marks and rubbing to cloth but a good copy of a very scarce book. Lacks dust-wrapper. "A very important work and still one of the definitive writings on the subject." (Bob Dunn). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Coch-y-Bonddu Books Ltd]
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        Sechs Original Vintage Fotografien des Zeppelin LZ 130 sowie eine Originalfotografie des Luftschiff 4 (1908), eine Postkarte und eine Original Broschüre.

      Zeppelin, Friedrichshafen 1938 - Friedrichshafen Zeppelin 1938 12 x 16,5 cm Black and white silver gelatine photographs. Schwarz / weiss Original Siblergelatine Abzügea auf Agfa Lupex Papier. Agfa Lupex photo paper. Slightly torn at the corners. Mit leichten Randschäden. Interesting and rare collection of official Zeppelin photographs. Seltene und interessante Sammlung von Zeppelin Fotografien sowie 2 Postkarten. The LZ 130 Zeppelin was the last one built before WW II and destroyed in 1940 by command on Göring The LZ 130 was used primarily for civil, but also for military purpose. In 1939 the LZ 130 was on tour to discover the English Chain home / radar system. Rare original photographs with the copyright stamp " Luftschiffbau Zeppelin" Friedrichshafen a. B. Negativ No. 130 7150 showing the flying Zeppelin near the hangar. Negativ No. 130 73 showing the inside of the hangar. Negativ No. 130 /183 showing the Graf Zeppelin LZ 130 in front of the hangar Negativ No. 130 /59 showing the inside of Graf Zeppelin Lz 130 Negativ No. 130 / 190 showing the flying LZ 130 with the Swastica Negativ No. 130 / 9 while the construction, the first rings are turned. "Die ersten Ringe sind gekippt". 12, 6 x 18 cm s/w Postkarte 1: " Lockstedter Lager", Luftschiffer Abt. Photogr. Vahlendick, Lockstedter Lager (Holstein), Darstellung: Zeppelin an Seilen. 11.8.1909. gelaufene PK an Frau Erna Clasen in Hamburg. Original Photographie mit Blindstempel "Brandseph Stuttgart", dargestellt das Luftschiff 4, Modell 1908 am Boden, auf den Fildern bei Stuttgart. Im Vordergrund ein Acker, dann eine größere Personengruppe neben dem Luftschiff. leichte Gebrachsspuren. Format: 8,8 x 13,8 cm. und eine weitere Aufnahme desselben Luftschiffes von unten. ohne Bezeichnung. Format: 10,5 x 8 cm. Sprache: Deutsch Slightly torn at the corners. Mit leichten Randschäden.

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      London: Victor Gollancz, 1938., 1938. FIRST EDITION. Octavo. pp446, bound w/o half-title. Elegantly presented in half black calf over burgundy buckram sides, spine gilt-lettered in six compartments with raised bands, publisher's original cloth bound in at rear. Nominal toning. A little expected toning to paper stock otherwise a fine copy in an attractive recent leather binding. The classic gothic mystery which was the source for Hitchcock's haunting film. Part of Queen's Quorum, and a Haycraft-Queen cornerstone mystery. Callil & Toibin; Modern Library. (200 Best Novels in English since 1950), Howard Haycraft; Murder For Pleasure. Book Collector No.273, p34. Book Collector No.285, p.30-40.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Collecting Golf-books 1743–1938

      Constable 1938 - Hopkinson began collecting golf books whilst working as a "scout" and dealer for collector Otto Probst. But his main interest lay in books on music, about which he was a very great expert. Indeed, after his death, in 1977, his obituarist had him as a "music bibliographer". A presentation edition of four copies is also known, bound in leather, plus a 1980 edition issued by Grant Books in an edition of 250. First Edition. Paperback. Small 8vo. 56pp. Original red printed card covers, a little rubbed with splits to head and tail of spine. A very good copy of the rare first edition. 

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        Twenty-five Nudes.

      Four original lead and wood printing blocks for Gill's 25 Nudes, printed by Hague & Gill Ltd and published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd. In 1938. 1. 'The number 25'. Line block for the cover and half title to Twenty-five Nudes. 2. 'Monogram EG'. Line block for the cover and half title to Twenty-five Nudes. 3. "Three Female Nudes". Line block for the title to Twenty-five Nudes. Block cut by Ralph Beedham from Eric Gill's design and then worked on by the artist. 4. "25 Nudes and EG". Line block for the cover and half title to Twenty-five Nudes. Block cut by Ralph Beedham from Eric Gill's design and then worked on by the artist. Together with the proof for the initial letter in the book, printed 4 times on one sheet. Christopher Skelton in The Engravings of Eric Gill, 1983 regarding the printed title page fand wrapper for Gill's 25 Nudes "The page was originally printed from line blocks reduced from prints of P968-71" He adds that Ralph Beedham, Gill's one time assistant, helped Gill with the blocks. Gill's relationship with the blocks is strong both as artist and printer as the title page was printed at his press in High Wycombe and the book was Gill's own production. In addition the Three Nudes is a very famous image as Skelton used it in blind on the front cover of his important catalogue raisonnee of Gill's engravings. Provenance: From the family to Gillian Jason then to Sophie Schneideman

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        Comet Over Broadway (Original screenplay for the 1938 film, screenwriter Mark Hellinger's bound copy, with a typescript draft, and a TLS from Bette Davis)

      Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1938. Final draft script for the 1938 film. From the library of producer Mark Hellinger, who wrote the film's screenplay, bound in red three-quarter leather with gilt titles and designs, marbled endpapers, raised bands, trimmed edges, and Hellinger's name in gilt on the front board. Also included is a typescript on onionskin stock, with the title and credits for Hellinger and story writer Faith Baldwin on the front wrapper in holograph ink. Finally, laid in is a typed letter signed by Bette Davis (dated March 31, 1939), on Davis' stationery, thanking Hellinger for kind words regarding her film "Dark Victory" (1939), and discussing her dismay with the script for "Comet Over Broadway," and her resulting decision to part ways with the film. Mark Hellinger's first screenplay for Warner Brothers. His other credits include the noir antecedent, "The Roaring Twenties" (1939, screenwriter), "It All Came True" (1940, producer), and his notable series of foundation noir films, "High Sierra" (1941, associate producer), "The Killers" (1946, producer), and "The Naked City" (1948, producer). Based on a story by Faith Baldwin (published in "Cosmopolitan" in 1937), about Eve Appleton (Francis), wife of garage owner Bill Appleton (Litel) and aspiring actress. Bill gets into an argument with an actor over Eve, and accidentally kills him. Eve takes her infant daughter and tries to make her way on Broadway while Bill is imprisoned. Set in New York. Bound script: Noted as FINAL on the distribution page, dated 3/28/38, with credits for Hellinger, Robert Buckner, N. Brewster Morse, Fritz Falkenstein, and Frank Cavett on the following page, flatsigned by Walter MacEwen. Distribution page present, with receipt intact. 155 leaves, mimeograph, dated August 19, 1938 and August 22, 1938 (screenwriters' credit page). Pages and binding Near Fine. Typescript: Blue wrappers. "Comet Over Broadway by Mark Hellinger / (after a story by Faith Baldwin)" in holograph ink on the front wrapper. Title page present, with credits for screenwriter Hellinger and story writer Baldwin. 78 leaves, typed, watermarked "MILLERS FALLS." Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus, bound with two gold brads. Bette Davis letter and envelope: Light soil and a closed tear to the envelope. Letter folded horizontally, else Near Fine.

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        House of All Nations

      Peter Davies. First English edition., London 1938 - First English edition. The author’s fourth and longest novel. A sequence of one hundred and four scenes, introduced by sixteen quotations, from eight of its characters; and chronicling the downfall of a private bank in Paris. The sheets of the American edition and with dustwrapper endorsements for Stead's work from Clifton Fadiman, Edwin Muir, Sir John Squire and Rebecca West. Fine in dustwrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A History of English Furniture. With plates in colour after Shirley Slocombe, and numerous illustrations selected and arranged by the author.

      London: Lawrence and Bullen, Ltd., 1938., 1938. 4 vols., large 4to., 380mm x 280mm. Comprising of: The Age of Oak, The Age of Walnut, The Age of Mahogany, and The Age of Satinwood. Generously illustrated with chromolithographic and black and white plates. Very light wear. A superb, clean set. Near Fine.

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        Being Geniuses Together.

      London, Secker & Warburg,, 1938. An Autobiography. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge stained blue. With the dust jacket. Spine very lightly tanned but a very nice copy in the somewhat rubbed and tanned, price-clipped dust jacket. First Edition First Impression, First Issue binding and dust jacket with no trace of the remainder label to the spine. Many regard McAlmon's memoirs of Paris between the wars as the most perspicacious and revealing. His life there was famously troubled but nothing if not "in the heart of things". Married as no more than a beard to Bryer - the daughter of one of the richest men in England - McAlmon, a mediocre writer at best, established a short-lived but important publishing house, Contact Editions, which would print the work of Hemingway, Joyce, Stein, H. D., Bryher et al.

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        The Phoenix. Vols. 1-5, 7-8#1/2 (1938-1980)

      Woodstock/Haydenville: Morning Star Press 1938-1980 - volumes 1-5, 7-8#1/2, last published?; volumes 1-2 bound & in reprint, the balance in first editions and original softcovers, minor ownership markings, else very good. Photos available upon request.

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