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        Abraham Lincoln

      Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1938. Leather_bound. Fine. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1938. Leather_bound. Four volumes, Large octavo. Abraham Lincoln (1809- 1858). The manuscript edition is limited to one thousand copies printed at Riverside Press and is number 75. First edition with a half page manuscript page by Beveridge. Portrait and coloured illustrations to frontispiece with tissue guard. Bound in three quarter red morocco between cloth boards, gilt title raised bands, top edge gilt.

      [Bookseller: Imperial Fine Books]
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      London: John Lane The Bodley Head,. [1938, 1943, 1945]. original red brown cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, top edge stained brown; volume; original light blue cloth, spine stamped in gold; original black cloth, spine stamped in gold.. Out of the Silent Planet: Former owner's bookplate to front paste-. down, some mild rubbing to edges of cloth, a nearly fine copy in a. very good to nearly fine dust jacket with two vertical crease to. front and rear panels and a short closed tear to upper front panel at. spine, a small chip and closed tear to upper left spine panel, light. foxing to verso of jacket with show through to rear panel;. Perelandra: Foxing to top and fore-edges, light fade to edges of. cloth, a nearly fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket with light. rubbing to folds and spine ends and That Hideous Strength: Mild. foxing to page edges and prelims, a fine copy in a very good dust. jacket with chipping to head of spine panel with loss and a tiny. sliver chip to upper right front corner and a tiny chip with closed. tear to lower right rear corner at spine. A bright and attractive. above average condition for this rare set of books. Out of the Silent. Planet is enclosed in a custom traycase. (#141190). First editions. The Perelandra trilogy of books are also known as The Ransom Trilogy or The Cosmic Trilogy. "[this trilogy] ... constitutes as a whole a highly sophisticated Christian rebuttal to the world-view -- today called "secular humanism" -- of H.G. Wells." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3- 116. Lewis "uses the genre as a means of bringing the reader to a thoughtful contemplation of the mythic nature of the universe." - Survey of Science Fiction Literature IV, pp. 1632-36, pp. 1669-73, and volume V, p. 2250. Anatomy of Wonder (1976) 4-394; (1981) 3-499; (1987) 3-263; (1995) 3-116; and (2004) II-669. Barron (ed): Fantasy Literature 3-214. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1011. Clute and Nicholls (eds): The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (1993), p. 716. Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 154. Lewis, Utopian Literature, p. 112. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 216. Stableford, Scientific Romance in Britain 1890-1950, pp. 291-3., Tymn (ed): Fantasy Literature, pp. 118-19, Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature IV, pp. 1790- 97.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        American Photographs

      New York: Museum of Modern Art (1938) - First Edition. Small quarto. Print run of 5000 copies. The standard bearer of the American documentary photography book, published in conjunction with Evans' solo show at the Museum of Modern Art: the first for a photographer in the history of the museum. American Photographs was also the first commercially produced American photobook to make a statement almost exclusively with images (Lincoln Kirstein's fine essay notwithstanding). In so doing, Evans simultaneously created a new art form and a powerful vehicle for social commentary. (Parr / Badger, v1, 114-115; Roth 98-99; Open Book 128-129; Auer 263). Fine in an almost fine jacket. Exceptional copy, among the nicest I have seen. Housed in a custom clamshell box. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LE CHAMOIS

      Grenoble, B. Arthaud, Editeur, 1938. Grand et fort In - 8 reliure toile éditeur, couvertures et dos conservés, 855 p. , 110 clichés au trait, 15 radiographies, 473 héliogravures, 34 cartes en deux couleurs. Petites épidermures sur la toile. L? ouvrage le plus complet jamais écrit sur le chamois, il est divisé en 3 parties : HISTOIRE NATURELLE : Poids ; Pelage ; Constitution et structure ; Mes ; Coloration ; Barbe ; Particularités anatomiques et physiologiques ; Températures du corps ; Dentition ; Répartition géographique ; Maladies et parasites... - ETHOLOGIE : Milieu biologique ; Acuité des sens ; Intelligence ; Nourriture ; Rut ; Reproduction ; Les animaux ennemis du chamois ; Le chamois en captivité ; Comportement vis - à - vis de l?homme et des animaux domestiques.. - CHASSE : Historique ; Qualité du chasseur ; Équipement ; Nourriture du chasseur ; Armes ; Les différents types de chasse ; Le chamois blessé ; Dangers de la chasse au chamois ; Le chamois au point de vue gastronomique et économique ; Braconnage ; Avenir du chamois, etc. Mouchon, 1102. cartonnage D'OccasionBonétat

      [Bookseller: Livres Anciens Lucas Philippe]
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      WYETH, N.C.. (WYETH,N.C.)illus. TRENDING INTO MAINE by Kenneth Roberts. Boston: Little Brown 1938 (June 1938). 8vo, (6 1/4 x 9"), tan stamped cloth, Fine in dust wrapper and publisher's pictorial box. First edition. Illustrated by Wyeth with 15 color illustrations including endpapers plus several line illustrations in-text, and dust wrapper. According to Allen (p.217) only 2500 copies of this 1st edition were published. THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY KENNETH ROBERTS. Great copy.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        Der Giftpilz. Ein Stürmerbuch für Jung und Alt. Erzählungen von Ernst Hiemer, Bilder von Fips [d.i. Philipp Rupprecht]:

      Vlg. Der Stürmer, Nürnberg um 1938. - 31.-60.Tsd., kl.4°, Halbleineneinband, 64 Seiten, farbige Abb. Einband berieben, Block minimal stock- und fingerfleckig, Bindung etwas gelockert; sonst schöner Zustand. Eine der bösartigsten NS-Quellen zum Thema Antisemitismus

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        Forever Ulysses

      Viking - Limited edition; 8vo; original linen-backed silk boards and dust jacket. Unnumbered from an edition of 65. Translated from the Greek by Patrick Leigh Fermor. This edition was issued to 'friends in the Book trade', Christmas 1938' as detailed on an additional leaf presenting the book. Patrick Leigh Fermor's first literary contribution. A rare book especially in the original dust jacket and slip case. A fine copy with the book plate of Anthony Hobson to the front paste down. The dust jacket is very good with a small nick to the head of the spine.

      [Bookseller: York Modern Books PBFA ABA]
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        Epistolae et Evangelia totius anni : secundum Missale Romanum, ex decreto SS. Concilii Tridentini restitutum Sancti Pii V. pontificis maximi iussu editum aliorum pontificum cura recognitum et Benedicti XV. auctoritate vulgatum. Editio altera.

      Ratisbonae, Sumptibus et typis Friderici Pustet / Regensburg, Friedrich Pustet s.d. [ca. 1938]. - [2. Auflage]. 4° (30.5 x 22 cm). IV, 260, 6, 2, 68, 40, 26 SS. Einige zwischengeschaltete nn. Bll. (gedruckt oder in Typoskript). Einige Musiknoten, Druck in Rot und Schwarz. Ledereinband d.Zt. (blau; etwas berieben) mit vergold. Dekor (Vergoldung stellenw. etwas berieben), alls. Goldschnitt. Nachträglich montierte, reich und durchbrochen gearbeitete, relativ massive (wohl Silber-) Schliesse des späten 18. Jahrhunderts mit reliefiertem Rabenvogel (recto u. verso). Etwas Alters- u. Gebrauchsspuren. Gesamthaft weitestgehend sauberes und recht gutes Exemplar. Diese Titelversion erstmals 1924. Vergleichbare Ausgaben erschienen bei Pustet seit 1884 (vgl. dazu BVB). ? Die nachgebundenen 68 SS. sind ein ?Commune Sanctorum?, einige ?Missae Votivae? sowie ein Proprium bzw. Commune Sanctorum pro aliquibus locis. Die darauf folgenden 40 SS. stehen unter dem Titel ?Missae propriae totius Ordinis sancti Benedicti? (mit einigen Musiknoten zur Praefation). ? Modifiziert für den Gebrauch der Benediktiner von Einsiedeln durch einige zusätzlich eingebundene Partien: 1. Missae nove iuxta calendarium Benedictinum 1962 (6 SS. nach p. 260; für mehre Heilige, u.a. S. Ioannis [Don Giovanni od. Johannes] Bosco, Alexander, Eventius und Theodul, Antonius von Padua, Vitus, Timotheus, Hl. Theresia vom Kinde Jesu, Maurus und Placidus); 2. Missae propriae Monasterii B. M. V. Einsidlensis (26 SS., etliche Heilige wie u.a. Luzius, Adelheid, Lazarus, Nikolaus von Flüe, i.e. Bruder Klaus, Gerold, Felix u. Regula, Adelrich, Ursus, Wolfgang, Ida, Fintan, Othmar und Elisabeth) mit einigen zwischengebundenen sep. Bll. z.B. für Meinrad ?In solemnitate S. Meinradi Mart. patroni primarii?, die Jungfrau Maria ?Beatissimae Virginis Mariae thaumaturgae [i.e. wohl i.S.v. Patronin, Wundertäterin] Einsidlensis? u. ?In solemnitate SS. Mauritius et soc. Mart. Patron. primar.?, sowie für die ?Divinae consecrationis SS. sacelli B. M. V.?, ausserdem einige weitere Spezifikationen und Lesungen, letztere meist in Maschinenschrift). ?? Massive und relativ schwere, durchbrochen gearbeitete Schliesse wohl in Silber (ungemarkt) an zwei Deckelplatten mit Bandwerk und Akanthus; obere Hälfte dieser Beschläge in ein Podest mündend, auf welchem ein pickender Rabe, Begleiter des hl. Meinrad und Wappentier von Einsiedeln, steht. Podestplatte und Rabe sind markant in Halbrelief hervorgehoben (gegossen), wie auch die ebenfalls reliefierte eigentliche Schliesse recht massiv ausgebildet ist und in ihren Verschlingungen an keltische Ornamentik erinnert. Stilistisch weist diese interessante und ungewöhnliche lokal-spezifische, figural-emblematische (Silberschmiede-) Arbeit deutliche Elemente des (Spät-) Barocks auf (Bänder, Akanthus, Voluten). ? Provenienz: aus älterem Dublettenverkauf der Stiftsbibliothek Einsiedeln, veräussert wohl im Zusammenhang mit der Aufhebung der einstigen Fratresbibliothek Ende der 1990er Jahre. ?? NETTOGEWICHT 2.3 kg Sprache: la

      [Bookseller: Franz Kühne Antiquariat und Kunsthandel]
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        Tagebücher der Familie Baumann aus Wollishofen/Zürich. Handgeschriebene Aufzeichungen mehrerer Generationen einer bürgerlichen Zürcher Familie, Inhaber einer Bäckerei. Zus. 11 Bde.

      (ca. 1876-1938), - insgesamt ca. 1500 Bl. in 11 Bdn. mit linierten Seiten, in deutscher Kurrentschrift mit Tinte beschrieben (25-35 Linien/S.), Vorsätze teilw. mit hs. Gedichten und Sprüchen, zw. den Seiten finden sich einige Zeitungsausschnitte (aktuelle Marktpreise für Lebensmittel in Zürich), Briefe u. andere hs. Dokumente, z.B. die ?Arbeitsordnung der Bäckereien von Zürich?, guter Zustand, verschiedene Leinen- u. HLnbde d. Z. (Rechnungsbücher) mit marmoriertem Schnitt, guter Zustand. Einmaliges Zeugnis gelebter Geschichte aus der Stadt Zürich in 10 Bänden handgeschriebener Aufzeichungen von Johann Jakob Baumann, nach dessen Tod weitergeführt von seiner Tochter Bertha und vor allem von Sohn Johann Jakob genannt Jaque Baumann. Die bürgerliche Familie führte eine Bäckerei. Zu den Tagebüchern kommt noch 1 Protokollband eines Jahrgängervereins (Zürich, 1858) hinzu. Dieses Konvolut stellt eine überwältigende Fülle an Material zur Geschichte Zürichs dar. Auch die Geschehnisse in der Schweiz und der Welt finden sich in den Tagebüchern wieder. Johann Jakob Baumann (1830-1907) begann irgendwann mit dem Verfassen einer Handschrift mit dem Titel ?Witterungsbeobachtungen und bemerkenswerther Begebenheiten? Der geschichtsinteressierte Verfasser kopierte zunächst ein Dokument aus dem 18. Jh. betreffend den Bau des alten Schulhauses in Wollishofen, und ergänzt die Geschichte der Schule im 19. Jh. Es folgen u.a. eine Pfarrerliste und ein kurzer Familienstammbaum der Baumann, bevor er mit chronologischen Jahreseinträgen zum Wetter und v.a. der Weinlese und Ernte ab 1800 (also vor seiner Zeit) beginnt. Ab 1850 werden seine Beschreibungen immer ausführlicher. Er beschreibt das grosse Weltgeschehen wie den Deutsch-französischen Krieg (1870/71), notiert die Zahlen der Volkszählungen, die Ergebnisse von eidgenössischen Abstimmungen und Bundesratswahlen etc., aber auch die lokalen Ereignisse seiner Gemeinde und der Stadt Zürich, insbesondere die neuen technischen Errungenschaften, wie die Einführung der Strassenbeleuchtung (1873) oder dem Bau und die Einweihung der linksufrigen Zürichseebahn (1874/75). Persönliches wie die Beschreibung der Besteigung von Glärnisch und Titlis mit Freunden oder der Tod seiner Frau (1889) machen aus der ursprünglichen Chronik ein eigentliches Tagebuch. Was auch in den späteren Bänden so weitergeführt wird. Der gebildete Schreiber fügt zwischendurch auch Passagen aus den ?Memorabilia? von Hans Heinrich Blüntschi (3. Aufl. 1742) ein und in einem zusätzlichen Heft erzählt er die Geschichte von Wollishofen von den Pfahlbauern bis zu seiner Zeit. Nach seinem Tod 1907 übernimmt die Tochter Bertha, welche schon ab 1900 ein eigenes Tagebuch - teilweise in französischer Sprache - führte, die Aufzeichnungen des Vaters. Gleichzeitig beginnt auch der Sohn mit einem Tagebuch, welches er bis zu seinem Tod 1936 weiterführte. Berthas Aufzeichungen sind mehr auf Familie und Freunde ausgerichtet, während ihr Bruder die Ereignisse in Zürich und der Welt sowie in seinem Geschäft dokumentiert (Mehlpreise, Installation eines Dampfofens, Beobachtung der Konkurrenz, usw.). Auch hier gibt es viel zu entdecken: z.B. Wanderungen über den zugefrorenen Zürichsee, Berthas Notiz zur Eröffnung einer Tramlinie (1900): ?Es ist auch wirklich schön, im Abonnement kann man die weiteste Strecke für 12 1/2 cts. kutschiren.?, der Zürcher Generalstreik von 1912, der Untergang der Titanic (?Opfer der Rekordsucht?), Installation der elektrischen Beleuchtung im eigenen Haus (1912) oder der Run auf Lebensmittel bei Kriegsausbruch 1914: die Kundschaft kauft halbzentnerweise Mehl und Spezereiwaren, es kommt zu einem allgemeinen Silber- und Kleingeldmangel, usw. Die einzelnen Bände: 1) 1876-1900: Tagebuch/Chronik von Vater Baumann / 2) 1900-1903: idem / 3) 1900-1906: Tagebuch der Tochter Bertha / 4) 1903-1907: Tagebuch von Vater Baumann / 5) 1907-1916: Tagebuch angefangen vom Vater und von Berta weitergeführt / 6) 1907-1918: Tagebuch von Sohn Baumann / 7) 1918-1925: idem / 8) 1925- [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Harteveld Rare Books Ltd.]
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        La Famille Cardinal

      Paris: A. Blaizot , 1938 One of 350 copies on Velin de Rives, with 34 full-page original etchings after Edgar Degas, including 6 hand-colored etchings. In artistic binder signed by Jaco. In Very Good Condition. More pictures on request. Ref.: Monod 5797; Adhemar pp.274-276; "The Artist & The Book" 71; Skira 58; Stern 25; "From Manet to Hockney" no.3.

      [Bookseller: Marninart, Inc (ABAA-ILAB)]
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        Castle Corner.

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1938. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With the dust jacket. A fine copy in the bright jacket that has sunned spine and edges. First edition, first impression. A novel following the fortunes of the Anglo-Irish Corner family. The publisher's retained copy with their ink stamp to the front panel of the dust jacket and the title page.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1938 - 1st 1938. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. Small format. Pink cloth, blue titles. Full page b/w illustrations. 148 pages. Spine bumped and lightly browned at base. Small 'splash' mark to rear cover. Light page browning and foxing else contents clean. Contained in an original, extremely scarce dustwrapper which is slightly grubby/foxed, lightly faded to spine and has a very small tear to top edge of rear panel. This copy would make a wonderful gift. [R] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        Lions and Shadows.

      London: Leonard & Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press,, 1938. An Education in the Twenties. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. Portrait frontispiece. Extremities slightly rubbed, light offsetting to free endpapers, margins of text block slightly toned. An excellent copy in a jacket with toned spine panel, mildly nicked and creased extremities, a few minor chips to spine ends and corners, and a short closed tear to head of spine repaired with tape to verso. First edition, first impression, in the attractive dust jacket designed by Robert Medley.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Brighton Rock.

      London: William Heinemann Ltd,, 1938. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles gilt to spine. Spine slightly pulled at head, endleaves browned, foxing to prelims, light toning throughout. A very good copy. First UK edition, first impression. Originally published in the US earlier the same year.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        TOPOLINO PAPERINO - ALMANACCO 1939. Direttore responsabile: Antonio Rubino.

      A.P.I. Anonima Periodici Italiani 1938 In - 8 gr. (mm. 260x171), mz. pelle mod., conserv. la bella copertina orig. a colori, pp. 80, in b.n. e a colori. Contiene: ?I grandi italiani: vita e avventure di Marco Polo e di Cristoforo Colombo - Calendario dell?anno solare 1939 - La compagnia dei Sette (tavole di W. Molino) - Pipetta bugiardo - Storielle e avventure di Topolino e compagni - I capolavori degli amici di Topolino - Previsioni del Sorcio Verde per l?anno 1939 - Campionato di pazienza per il 1939 - Ferro freddo e sangue caldo; La tigre di Quandahar; L?incantesimo della roccia grigia; Lotta sottomarini (racconti illustrati) - Topolinate, Paperinate (giuochi scientifici, passatempi, ecc.)?. ?Raro? almanacco anteguerra, completo dell?inserto a colori di Antonio Rubino (a doppia pagina f.t.), il ?Teatrino per Burattini con 2 scenari e 11 personaggi? per la ?commediola in tre atti per burattini? "il Castello degli Spaventi". Esemplare leggerm. rifilato; strappetto margin. alla pag. 3, segni di matita colorata alla cop. e alla pag. di Indice, altrimenti ben conservato.

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        The Death Of The Heart (Signed By The Author)

      The First UK Printing published by Gollancz in 1938.The BOOK is in VERY GOOD++ or better condition.Moderate pushing to the spine tips with some dulling of the gilt titling.Light toning to the text block.Tight copy with clean pages and free from erasures and inscriptions.The WRAPPER is complete and is in VERY GOOD++ condition.Mild edge wear in places with light loss at the spine ends.Small closed tears at the spine ends, and at the lower rear spine fold.Light toning of the spine but less than usually encountered.The book has been SIGNED by the Author to an official 'The Book Society' bookplate which has been pasted to the front endpaper as called for.One of the author's key titles and very scarce with such attributes.Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact.

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        Huge archive regarding the Dutch pre-war literary almanac In Aanbouw.

      Original correspondence, contributions, editorial notes, photographs and artwork. Approx. 500 A.L.S. and T.L.S. by 140 young Dutch and Flemish authors including 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 and publishing houses Leopold and Manteau; 150 concepts of letters and submission reviews by K. Lekkerkerker; 40 original photographs and drawings; dozens of proofs, clippings and promotional material; letters and prints about the reprint that was issued to commemorate the 50th birthday of the book. 1938-1946 and 1989.* Fascinating archive of the nicely illustrated almanac that published work of no less than 51 promising young literary authors of 1939 from Holland and Belgium. Composed by K. Lekkerkerker, In Aanbouw (meaning Under Construction) is considered the most important pre-war anthology. The letters by the (mostly male) poets and writers concern their latest work, their bio- and bibliographies (so far) and their portraits. This archive not only consists of full correspondences, but also shows Lekkerkerker's editorial work, his consultations with his Dutch and Flemish publishers, and his efforts to hold In Aanbouw exhibitions in bookstores all over the Low Countries.Some authors, like Lehmann and d'Haese, overload Lekkerkerker with extensive letters, poems and stories. Others are more reserved: the illustrious bibliophile Emile van der Borch van Verwolde immediately refuses to cede a photograph, Belcampo considers himself too old to be included in the almanac, and the diplomat Reijnier Flaes does not wish to be associated with his pseudonym F.C. Terborgh. Much to Lekkerkerker's regret, M. Vasalis only sends a (charming) rejection letter. After the successful launch of In Aanbouw and its talents, some authors continue to correspond with Lekkerkerker about literature and more personal matters. The archive also contains poems and stories that were considered superfluous or unfit for publication: i.a. a satirical sonnet by Chris van Geel Jr. and a short story by 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, autobiography 1939).Important, multifaceted material from numerous beginners and budding authors - some with a shining future, some soon to be forgotten.

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        Civilisations". Autograph manuscript.

      N. p., c. 1938/39. - 4to. 1 p. (24 lines). An important sociopolitical text (notes for "Terre des Hommes", presumably for an article), in which Saint-Exupéry examines different ways of perceiving civilization: "Ah! Hitler tu as fait une belle decouverte en verite quand tu as decouvert que la civilisation ce n'etait pas [.], quand tu as decouvert [.] que l'on avait pas à qui ca mature [.] et que nous etions le loup et le tigre. Le [.] [.] [.], nous le [.] depuis cent mille ans - Tu confonds la decouverte du persecuteur avec la decouverte du [.] et tu decouvriras demain que [.] de l'homme si les pouvoir ne [.] sa proie, mais, [.] [.] de la manger - Et tu diras, j'ai trouvé le vrai dens de l'honneur? [.]".

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        Tarzan and the Forbidden City

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

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        Exhibition of 20th Century German Art, New Burlington Galleries W1, July 1938, London. Catalogue one Shilling. [8. Juli bis 30. Juli 1938, verlängert bis 27. August].

      Gale & Polden Ltd.,, London, 1938 - London, Gale & Polden Ltd., 1938, 18 x 11,2 cm (Katalog). 52 Seiten (ohne Abbildungen), mit 269 Katalognummern, von denen einige verkäuflich waren. Verzeichnet sind die Arbeiten von Ernst Barlach, Willi Baumeister, Max Beckmann, Heinrich Campendonk, Lovis Corinth, Wolf Demeter, Otto Dix, Viking Eggeling, Benno Elkan, Max Ernst, Lyonel Feininger, Otto Freundlich, George Grosz, Raoul Hausmann, Erich Heckel, Carl Hofer, Wassilij Kandinsky, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Paul Klee, Oskar Kokoschka, Georg Kolbe, Helmut Kolle, Kaethe Kollwitz, Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Max Liebermann, August Macke, Franz Marc, Gerhard Marcks, Ewald Mataré, Ludwig Meidner, Otto Meyer-Amden, Paula Modersohn-Becker, Otto Mueller, Rolf Nesch, Max Pechstein, Christian Rohlfs, Oskar Schlemmer, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Werner Scholz, Kurt Schwitters, Max Slevogt, Friedel Vordemberge, Nell Walden, Gert Wollheim, Erna Auerbach, Martin Bloch, Georg Ehrlich, Hans Feibusch, Paul Hamann, Hein Heckroth, Tiza Hess, Walter Hoefner, Fritz J. Kormis, Paul Koenigsberger, Margarethe Marks, Max Sokol, Walter Trier, Fred Uhlmann, Erwin Graumann, Hans Hartung, Edgar Jene. Original-Klammerheftung mit dem farbigen Schutzumschlag. In der Schutzumschlag-Hülle liegt weiter das Pelican Special Heft 56 >Modern German ArtEntartete KunstModern German Art< von Peter Thoene bei [als Ergänzung zum Hauptkatalog; so wie ursprünglich zur Ausstellung herausgegeben]; 108 (4) Seiten, 51 schwarz-weiss Abbildungen, illustrierte Original-Broschur mit Schutzumschlag, erschienen 1938 by Penguin Books Limited, Harmondsworth Middlesex, England. Original-Klammerheftung mit dem farbigen Schutzumschlag. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Signed British India 5 Rupees "Short Snorter" Banknote

      1938. unbound. Churchill has placed his signature on the back of a British India 5 Rupees Banknote -- the classic 1938 design depicting George VI in profile, P-18a, 3 x 5 inches, multi-colored with the addition of a security watermark. In describing the correct definition of a Short Snorter nobody has summed it up better than Francis Cardinal Spellman: "A Short Snorter is one who has crossed the ocean in an airplane. The certificate of membership in this society consists of a signature(s) on a dollar bill or other paper currency which must be always in a Short Snorter's possession. Upon failure to produce it on demand - he is penalized by being obliged to treat everyone to a short 'snort' that is...a short snort of whiskey." Winston Churchill was very fond of the game and there are many documented recollections of him signing paper money and of entrapping some of his guests into buying several rounds of alcohol. William Manchester, in his acclaimed trilogy, "The Last Lion," describes a trip made by Churchill and General George Marshall: "All on board signed one another's short snorters, these were banknotes carried by those who had made a trans-Atlantic flight, signed by others who had done the same. Anyone who failed to produce his short snorter forfeited a dollar or bought a short snot of liquor. Churchill gamely signed his short snorters as the flying boat made its way North." Most short snorters are in terrible condition from constant handling. They were usually folded in half and placed in the pocket compartment of a wallet - as opposed to placing currency in a bill fold. Two recent Churchill short snorters sold at auction (different houses) were described as "with scotch tape over a portion of signature" and "heavy creases through signature which crosses the fold." These are probably the most common grades encountered. Our signed 5 Rupees banknote is in excellent condition. There are two tiny holes at the top left hand margin -- the handiwork of the individual who stapled the banknote into a scrapbook. The usual fold is present but it is extremely light and does not detract. The signature is sharply written and neat in appearance. The contrast is exceptional because Churchill knew that the best place to sign would be in the white Reserve Bank of India window. British Statesman and twice-elected Prime Minister of Great Britain.

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        An Oxford University Chest

      London: John Miles,, 1938. Comprising a Description of the Present State of the Town and University of Oxford. With an itinerary arranged alphabetically. Quarto. Original blue cloth-backed marbled boards, titles to spine and top edge gilt. With the dust jacket. 52 plates and illustrations to text in line and half-tone by L. Moholy-Nagy, Osbert Lancaster, The Rev. Edward Bradley and others. Spine rolled, internally clean. An excellent copy in the creased and rubbed jacket with some nicks to extremities and short closed tears to spine ends with light repairs to verso. First edition, first impression. Featuring more than 50 photographic plates by Moholy-Nagy, the bulk of which are of architectural features in his innovative style.

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        Companeros (two typed synopses of Bandini's unpublished work)

      Palos Verdes Estates, CA, 1938. First edition. Good. Two typed copies of Bandini's synopsis of his book Companeros. The first is complete at 68 pages long. The second is lacking the final two pages, running from 1 - 66. A typed cover letter from Bandini to Margaret Stevenson is included, although the letter is lacking the final third. Both copies Good only condition with the early and late leaves worn, frayed, toned and chipped. Each synopsis is stapled three times along the left edge, otherwise without covers or end papers. In the cover letter to Margaret, Bandini writes: "I enclose herewith Synopsis of Companeros -- two copies-- together with excerpts from the text of the story... I am having to send this to you unbound as I have no facilities down here for that purpose." There is a note written in the margin of the letter in red pencil "Mr. O'brien might be interested in this - Margaret." Companeros, which remains unpublished was a lengthy work by Bandini dealing with early California history as experienced by members of his family, primarily his grandfather, aunt and uncle. Margaret, who started out as a typist at RKO, met and became involved with Bandini, assisting him in various secretarial ways. Offered for sale for the first time, with a signed letter of provenance from Margaret Stevenson's grandson. Good.

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        The Lovers of Teruel. A Drama in Four Acts in Prose and Verse. Translated from the Spanish by Henry Thomas

      The Gregynog Press, Newtown, Montgomeryshire 1938 - Five initial letters designed by Alfred J. Fairbank printed in red. 8vo. [250 x 173 x 17 mm]. [1]f, x, [ii], 112, [2] pp. Bound at the Gregynog Press Bindery (signed with an ink pallet inside the rear cover) in brick-red niger morocco, the covers blocked in blind to an all-over Morrish lattice design. The spine divided into four panels and lettered in gilt in the first, second and fourth, plain endleaves, top edge gilt, the others untrimmed. (Spine a little faded). Harrop 38. No.85 of 175 copies, of which 20 were specials. Printed under the direction of James Wardrop. A very good copy.

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        Mieux vivre n°11 : DORMIR

      Mieux vivre, 1938. Plaquette in / 12 couverture illustrée et agrafée, illustrations en noir : photographies de Brassaï, Nora Dumas, René Zuber, D. Bellon, Dr Wolff, Papillon, Sougez, 24 p. Couverture tachée ?Mieux vivre? souhaitait rassembler chaque mois les plus jolis documents photographiques parus sur un sujet : ici le sommeil spontanée (sieste) ou mis en scène. relié Bon état

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        Too Many Cooks

      - London: The Crime Club, (1938). 12mo. Book is lightly soiled, spine is sunned, and there is a closed tear on the front free endpaper. Inscibed by Rex Stout on recto of front free endpaper. A nice copy.

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        Das Deutsche Mädel Oktoberheft Jahrgang 1938 Ausgabe Hessen-Nassau Die Zeitschrift des Bundes Deutscher Mädel in der HJ

      Hannover, 1938.. . Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlagseinband (Broschur im Format 22,7 x 30,5 cm) mit farbig illustriertem Deckeltitel. Hauptschriftleiterin: Hilde Munske, Jungmädelteil zusammengestellt von Lydia Schürer-Stolle (beide Reichsjugendführung / Berlin). 32 Seiten, mit vielen Fotoabbildungen und Zeichnungen sowie doppelseitigem Kleinanzeigenteil, Schrift: Fraktur. - Aus dem Inhalt: Der erste Parteitag des Großdeutschen Reiches - Nürnberg umjubelt den BDM -Großdeutschland - Stunde der Jugend - Bamberg 1938 - Das Spiel vom Birkenzweig - Wir haben noch Wind in den Haaren - Ein Brief an die Ostmarkmädel, von Melita Maschmann - Mädel, werdet Sportlehrerin! - Jungmädel im Hochsitz - Rotkäppchen, Reizker und andere Pilze -Schneewittchen - Die Kinder von Kirwang - Blick in die Welt - Streiflichter - Unsere Bücher. - - Erste Auflage, Erstausgabe in guter Erhaltung

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        Chi sono, quanti sono, come si chiamano. Gli Ebrei in Italia. Tutti i cognomi delle famiglie ebraiche

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

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        Les songes et les sorts EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier

      Paris: Grasset, 1938. Fine. Grasset, Paris 1938, 12x19cm, broché. - First edition, one of 23 numbered copies on Alfa paper, only 10 leading copies with pure lead. Nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 23 exemplaires numérotés sur alfa, seuls grands papiers avec 10 pur fil. Bel exemplaire.

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      Paris: Gallimard, 1938. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1938, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition of wich no leading copies exists, review copy. autograph dedication of the author signed autograph of Paul Nizan Marcelle Tinayre. Nice copy. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Envoi autographe signé de Paul Nizan à Marcelle Tinayre. Agréable exemplaire.

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        The Sword in the Stone

      London: Collins,, 1938. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine in white. With the original pictorial dust jacket printed in black. Line-drawing chapter head and tailpieces. Faint foxing to edges; an excellent copy in the jacket with faintly toned spine, short closed tears to head of spine and some nicks to extremities. First edition, first impression, priced issue of the dust jacket. The first instalment of what was to become the Arthurian tetralogy entitled The Once and Future King (1958).

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        Kamerad, weißt du noch? Erinnerungen aus der Geschichte des Wehrwolf 1923-1933. Als Manuskript gedruckt * O R I G I N A L A U S G A B E

      Berlin-Neuköllln, A.Ihring, 1938.. . Vollständige Ausgabe im Original-Verlagseinband (schwarzer Festeinband im Format 15,4 x 21,5 cm) mit roter Deckelvignette 142 Seiten, Schrift: Fraktur, und 24 Seiten mit sehr vielen Fotoabbildungen auf Kunstdruckpapier und Druckvermerk: "Das Erinnerungsblatt wird zusammengestellt, unterschrieben und ausgeliefert durch die Kameraden Alfred Bochinski, Paul Dall' Asta und Fritz Kloppe, sämtlich in Berlin." - Aus dem Inhalt: Handschriftliche Zueignung an das ehem.Mitglied der Ortsgruppe Stuttgart-Bad Cannstadt Johann Albrecht Patzig, persönlich unterschrieben von Alfred Bochinski, Paul Dall' Asta und Fritz Kloppe am 30.5.1938 - Der Wehrwolf - Gedicht von Heinz Schauwecker - Wehrwolf 1923-933 - Gesetz über die Versorgung der Kämpfer für die nationale Erhebung - Abbildungsteil. - Aus dem Vorwort: "Der Wehrwolf, gegründet am 11.Januar 1923, dem Tage des Ruhreinbruchs der Franzosen, sah als politisch-soldatische nationalrevolutionäre Freiheitsbewegung in den Jahren 1923-1933 seine Aufgabe in der Sammlung junger deutscher Männer, Frontsoldaten und Frauen zu einem festen Kameradschaftsbund, der seine Mannschaft in bewusster Auslese für die das neue Reich bildenden und tragenden Gedanken vorbereitete und schulte. Er war kompromisslos gegen den Weimarer Staat und dessen liberal-kapitalistisches System tätig und suchte zusammen mit den dieses System berennenden Fronttruppen dazu beizutragen, die deutsche Revolution vorzubereiten und herbeizuführen". - Das Gedicht von H e i n z S c h a u w e c k e r lautet: "Kein glückhaft Schiff ist's , Männer, / bös vom Sturm zerzaust, / mit Elend grau verstrichen. / Der Segel Rot ist Bruderblut, / ist einer da, dem's graust? Der geh! / Er taugt nicht für die Fahrt. / Es nennt der Kapitän sich: W i l l ! / Sein Blick ist hart. / Der Steuermann heißt: N o t . / Die Maaten: T r e u und S t i l l ! / Als Ladung führt das graue Schiff / nur Opfer mit. / Und Jammer als Ballast. / Doch Männer, hoch vom Mast / die alte Flagge weht! / Die F r e i h e i t heißt das Ziel, / und D e u t s c h l a n d heißt das Schiff! / Wer, Männer, fährt noch mit?" - Die Fotoabbildungen tragen Bildunterschriften wie: "Vor dem Völkerschlachtdenkmal in Leipzig (1925) / Rhein- und Ruhrkämpfer nun im Wehrwolf (1923) / OG. des Werwolf 1923/24 / Die neue "Opfergruppe" bei ihren Kameraden / Die Bundesleitung beim Fürsten von Stolberg-Wernigerode 1924 / Wehrwolf-Fahnengruppe / Zur Geländeübung (1924) / Marsch in der Heide (Hamburg) - WW-Reitergruppe (Prosigk-Anhalt) / Die Fahnengruppe des Wehrwolf marschiert auf (Halle 1924) / Einmarsch der Gruppen zum Wehrsport / Wehrsportübungen / Der Jungwolf (Grafik) / Leipzig 1925 / Aufmarsch in Leipzig / Ein selbsterbautes Wehrwolfheim / Wehrwolf-Marinegruppe - Eine Wehrwolfgruppe der Ostpreußen / Angetreten zum Ausmarsch / Generalfeldmarschall Mackensen beim Wehrwolf Schwaben / Fahnenweihe 1923 / Aktive Gruppe / Treffen nach dem Geländespiel / Fanfarenmarsch vor den Tribünen in Potsdam / Der Bundesführer spricht im Stadion zu Potsdam / Vorbeimarsch in Potsdam / Ekkehard-Gruppe, aktive Mannschaft, Radfarbtrupp / Wehrwolf-Skigruppe / Ausmarsch zum schwarzen Landsonntag / Die schwarze Mütze - wie sie dann später die SS übernahm - wird eingeführt (1927) / Fanfarenmarsch der Wehrwolfkapelle Halle / Wehrwolfgruppen bei einem Wehrsporttag / Die Wehrwolfflagge weht auf hoher See! (Boot der Seeabteilung Stettin) / Auf dem Führerboot der Seeabteilung Stettin (jetzt Kraftbootsturm Stettin) wird bei der Übernahme in die SA die Hakenkreuzflagge gehißt" - Beiliegend Typoskript (2 Schreibmaschinenseiten) einer Ansprache "Kameraden und Bundesschwestern", hierin geht es um: Schlussappell des Wehrwolf mit Ehrensturm der SA / Ehrenvolle Aufnahme der Wehrwölfe in die Partei / Tendenzen in der SA von Röhm ausgehend, der SA eine Sonderstellung zu geben / Röhms berechtigte Beseitigung / Gegensatz Kamerad Kloppe zur SA / Geldbedarf gewisser Emigrantenkreise, ihre jüdischen Geldgeber / Denunziation des Wehrwolf bei SA und der Partei / Ansehen der ehem. Werwolfkameraden in Mitteldeutschland, usw. - Erstausgabe, EA, erste Auflage in sehr guter Erhaltung, wie neu

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        Forever Ulysses

      New York: Viking 1938 [actually December 1937] - PRIVATE PRE-PUBLICATION EDITION, number 6 of just 65 copies. Octavo, pp.315; [3], blank. Near fine in original linen-backed silk boards featuring rather striking gold orange and yellow vertical stripes, in accompanying gold card slip-case (rubbed). Translated by Patrick Leigh Fermor. This rare edition was issued 'to the officers and staff of the publishers, Christmas 1937'. The author's debut novel and Patrick Leigh Fermor's first significant literary contribution. An important item. The Works of Patrick Leigh Fermor featured in The Guardian's 'Greatest Travel Book' Selection [2011] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Leipzig: Kuhwald 1938 - 1st printing of the 1938 edition. October, 1938. Original illustrated wrappers, 12mo (small) , 191 pages, including many, many period ads. Published just one month prior to Kristallnacht, this is a Name and Address Directory of the world&#146;s leading Fur business district, the Brühl, and its counterpart in Berlin, both very heavily Jewish. Divided into 2 sections, one for the Brühl in Leipzig, and the other for Furriers in Berlin. In the 19th and early 20th Century, the "Brühl" had become synonymous with the Leipzig fur and Tobacco trade. It was the name of the large street where the trade was concentrated (also including Nikolai- and Reichs-strasse) . The Brühl reached it&#146;s highest density with 794 shops in 1928. Of these, about 58 percent were Jewish run and owned. In the period 1926-1930, the Brühl controlled about one third of the world market in furs. With the great depression, followed by the Nazi seizure of power in 1933, the fur trade went into decline. For political reasons the fascist leadership limited the import quotas for goods from the USSR, such as raw fur. And, of course, increasingly, Jewish merchants in the Brühl were discriminated against and expelled. Many fled to England or the United States, where they established new fur businesses. Following Kristallnacht, which came only 1 month after the publication of this guide in October 1938, it became impossible for Jewish furriers to function. Some of the most famous Jewish fur traders included: Julius (Judel) Ariowitsch (1855-1908) ; Chaim Eitingon (1857-1932) , known as "Fur King from Brühl", founder of the Ez Chaim Synagogue and the Jewish hospital; the Frankel family; the Harmerlin Family; John B. (John [Joel] Berend) Oppenheimer & Company; F. Weiss (1893-1982) ; and Theodor Wolf (1833) . OCLC lists only one holding worldwide (German National Library) . Light wear, occational pencil scribbles, overall Very Good Condition. Quite rare and important. (holo2-125-28) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      London: Collins, The Crime Club. 1938. First edition, first printing. Original orange cloth with black titles to spine in dustwrapper. An attractive better than very good copy, the binding clean and square, the contents without inscriptions or stamps. There are a couple of light marks to the endpapers and light spotting to the text block edge. Complete with the superb original Robin Macartney illustrated dustwrapper which has tiny nicks to the spine tips and one small rectangular mark to each flap. The colour remains vivid and without fading and the publisher's first issue price of 7s 6d net is present to the front flap. A beautiful example of this scarce Hercule Poirot novel. 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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        Valse-caprice pour le Piano. Autograph musical manuscript signed "Ant. Rubinstein." Undated, but ca. 1870

      Folio (352 x 265 mm.). Finely bound in full modern green morocco with facsimile of composer's autograph signature to upper and monogrammatic device of Werner-Eberhard Müller to lower, all within decorative gilt border, marbled endpapers. [1] (title, with signature "Ant. Rubinstein"), [2-4] pp. Notated in ink on 16-stave hand-ruled music paper with blindstamp of Lard-Esnault, Paris. With autograph dedication to title: "A Madame la Comtesse Louisa de Mercy & d'Argentau [!Louise de Mercy- Argenteau];" autograph caption to first page of music: "Valse=Caprice;" and tempo indication to upper left corner: "Vivace." Repeats not written out. Engraver's corrections and annotations in pencil to first page of music: "Verlag und Eigenthum v[on] Bartholf Senff Leipzig;" "16620" in blue pencil to title. From the collection of Werner-Eberhard Müller, Leipzig, with "Werner-Eberhard Müller Leipzig 1938" and "Seiner lieben Susanne zugeeignet von ihrem Vater Leipzig 1961" in pencil to verso of front endpaper. Slightly worn and soiled, particularly at upper edge of last leaf; creased at folds; small circular piece of lavender paper glued to title. . "A charming concert waltz with large and dangerous leaps and a memorable tune." Sitsky pp. 134-35 The annotations confirm that the present autograph of the complete work served as the engraver's manuscript for the first edition, published in 1870 by Bartholf Senff in Leipzig (PN 937). The faulty spelling of the dedicatee's name is faithfully preserved in that edition. The copy on IMSLP, uploaded by the Biblioteca Nacional de España, is not a first edition (despite the identical plate number), and has variant readings in the musical text. Rubinstein dedicated the work to Louise Comtesse de Mercy-Argenteau (Marie-Clotilde-Elisabeth Louise de Riquet, Comtesse de Mercy-Argenteau, 1837-1890) a Belgian aristocrat of considerable musical erudition; Mercy-Argenteau developed a keen interest in Russian music from about 1880 and became one of its most ardent champions in the West. She was particularly close to César Cui, on whom she wrote a monograph. Her relationship with Anton Rubinstein is unexplored; the present dedication, however, demonstrates that she knew Rubinstein well before her acquaintance with the Russian nationalist composers.

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        La conspiration

      Edition of wich no leading copies exists, review copy.autograph dedication of the author signed autograph of Paul Nizan Marcelle Tinayre.Nice copy. Gallimard Paris 1938 12x19cm broché

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        Les grands cimetières sous la lune

      First edition, one of 22 numbered copies on Japan, deluxe edition.Rare and beautiful specimen with all margins. Plon Paris 1938 13,5x22cm broché

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        Sherwin-Williams Opex Kem Automotive Finishes Descriptive Catalog No. 9

      AUTOMOBILES - COLOUR. Sherwin-Williams Opex Kem Automotive Finishes Descriptive Catalog No. 9. Four parts in one volume. 4to., bound in original binder of black quarter pebbled cloth over paper boards, company logo in gold on front. Cleveland: The Sherwin-Williams Co., [1938-41]. |~||~||~||~| First Edition of this scarce automotive colour sample book containing hundreds of swatches for colour options effective May 26, 1941. The introductory material gives a description of the products, followed by a comprehensive index and the car-specific colours.

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        The Salvation of Pisco Gabar

      London, Chatto and Windus, 1938., 1938. First Edition. 8vo. Publisher's pale red cloth, very slightly darkened to extremities, a trfile dusty, very good indeed, titled in black to spine. In the original pink dustwrapper illustrated and titled in black, maroon and light blue. Darkened to the spine with patches of loss to spine ends, most notably the foot of the spine which has a half inch square missing from the corner. Nevertheless shows very well. SIGNED by Household to the front flyleaf. A collection of short stories from the author of Rogue Male. From the private collection of noted bibliophile and man about town Otto Penzler.

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        The Silver Princess In Oz [First State In First State Dj)

      Reilly And Lee, Chicago 1938 - 255 Pp. First Printing With 16-Page Gatherings (Stitching Visible Along Center Between Pages 56-57 Etc.), Binding A With Spine Illustration Of Mandy's Face, Yellow Cloth, Color Paste-On Illustration With Title Embellished With Shiny Silver Gilt, Illustrated Endpapers, B/W Illustrations, Spine With Publisher's Name In Semi-Script Type. First State Dj With Silver Embellishing To Titles On Spine And Front Panel, Titles Through The Silver Princess On Rear Flap. See Bienvenue P. 120. Near Fine Book, No Fading, Bright And Clean, Previous Owner's Information On Ownership Page, Very Slight Rubbing, Hinges Tight. In Very Good First State Dj With Wear And Short Tears At Edges,1 1/2" X 1/4" Chip At Lower Left Corner Of Front Panel, Minute Losses At Corners. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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