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        Journeying Wave

      London: Macmillan and Co.,, 1938. Octavo. Original red cloth, gilt lettered spine. With the dust jacket. Spine of jacket lightly toned, back panel a little soiled and lightly foxed. A very good copy. First edition, first impression. Presentation copy from the author to her sister, inscribed on the front free endpaper: "Guen, with much love Ray (Richmal Crompton)". Richmal Crompton (1890-1969) is, of course, best known for the William books but she also penned a number of very popular adult novels. Books inscribed by her are uncommon.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Out of Africa

      NY: Random House. (1938). The first American edition of her second book, a memoir of her life in Kenya that has come to be regarded as a classic -- one of the defining autobiographies of the 20th century. Small ink stamp ("59233") on the rear flyleaf; darkening to pastedowns from the binder's glue, mostly near the hinges; rich top stain. A near fine copy in a very near fine dust jacket with mild tanning to the spine. An attractive copy of a landmark book. First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Unvanquished

      New York: Random House, 1938. First edition. 293 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Gray cloth. Fine in very good plus dust jacket (spine toned, some minor chips at ends).

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        The Yearling

      New York, Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1938. Octavo. Original beige cloth, titles to upper board and spine in green, yellow endpaper. With the dust jacket. Decorated by Edward Shenton. Persistent small stain at the lower outer corner of the contents with a tiny mark to the corner of the upper board but nevertheless an unusually fresh copy in the dust jacket. First Edition, First Printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        3 Moholy-Nagy TLSs (on "The New Bauhaus: American School of Design" Letterhead)

      Chicago, 1938. (3) 1938 letters, each signed by Laszlo Moholy-Nagy- and each written on "The New Bauhaus: American School of Design" letterhead. Addressed to Montfort Dunn, the art director of Globe Magazine, with whom Moholy-Nagy had entered into discussion over design work. Each 8 1/2" x 11" letter clean and VG, with neat horizontal creases, and each boldly signed in blue ink by Moholy-Nagy.. Collectible; Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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      London: Hodder and Stoughton. 1938. First edition, first printing. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Original blue cloth with black titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good or better copy, the cloth clean with minor rubbing to the extremities. Complete with the very good lightly rubbed and nicked dustwrapper which has three tiny repairs to the underside (invisible from the printed side). Correctly priced 7/6 net to the spine. Housed in a purpose-made cloth folding case with gilt stamped leather labels to the upper lid and spine. Inscribed by the author in blue ink on the title page. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

      [Bookseller: Lucius Books]
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        Joseph in Egypt

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1938. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. Signed. First American Edition, Fifth Printing. Two-volume set; each volume is signed by Thomas Mann. In Near Fine condition. Cloth shows light rubbing and a few small scuffs. Gilt stamping to spine is slightly dulled. A lovely set, signed by the author. Lacking slip case.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Science, Technology and Society in Seventeenth Century England

      Bruges: The Saint Catherine Press, 1938 - INSCRIBED "To Richard, who helped so much during the travail, Robert." Published as Volume IV, part 2 of Osiris: Studies on the History and Philosophy of Science, and on the History of Learning and Culture. The first book by the great sociologist, inaugurating a long and brilliant career. Extending Max Weber's thesis on religious influences on the development of capitalism, Merton here argues that far from being at war with rationality, Puritanism shaped the development of scientific empiricism. Some 75 years after its initial publication, the Merton Thesis is still widely discussed. Light wear to the fragile covers: a very good copy in custom clamshell slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Carpe Librum]
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        Appointment with Death.

      London: for The Crime Club by Collins, 1938 - Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine black. With the dust jacket designed by Robin Macartney. Spine rolled, board edges and spine slightly faded, contents mildly foxed; an excellent copy in the price-clipped jacket with bright front panel, that has some nicks and chips to extremities, minor loss to foot of spine, portion of spine panel reattached with tape repair to verso, and two short closed tears to foot of rear panel. First edition, first impression. The scarce jacket was designed by Christie's friend Robin Macartney, who often travelled with the author and her husband, the archaeologist Max Mallowan.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Beast Must Die.

      London: Published for The Crime Club by Collins, 1938 - Octavo. Original red cloth, black lettered spine. With the dust jacket. Price clipped from jacket. Small portion torn from head of spine (with loss of lettering), rear panel a little soiled, a couple of creases to spine. First edition, first impression. "[Day Lewis's hero] Strangeways was a real innovation, a truly literary detective rather than one of those given quotations to spout. The best of his pre-war cases, and perhaps Blake's most successful book, is The Beast Must Die (1938)" (Julian Symons, Bloody Murder, From the Detective Story to the Crime Novel: A History, 1972, p. 125). A nice copy of this scarce title.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Marlborough: His Life and Times, Volume IV

      London: George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd., 1938. First edition, only printing. Hardcover. This is a jacketed British first edition, only printing of the fourth and final volume of Churchill's Marlborough - a premium copy suitable for filling a superior first edition set. Churchill's monumental biography of his great ancestor, John Churchill, the first Duke of Marlborough, was initially conceived a full 40 years before publication of the fourth and final volume. Churchill originally considered the idea of the biography in 1898, returning to it in earnest in 1928. Marlborough ultimately took 10 years of research and writing and is the most substantial published work of Churchill's "wilderness years" in the 1930s. The final volume was published on the eve of the Second World War in 1938. Richard Langworth says "To understand the Churchill of the Second World War, the majestic blending of his commanding English with historical precedent, one has to read Marlborough." The first edition of Marlborough was originally issued in four volumes and was very well received - both critically and aesthetically. The first edition is physically impressive, bound in plum cloth with beveled edges, the Marlborough coat of arms in gilt on the front cover, a gilt text block top edge, and a profusion of illustrations, maps, and plans. Here is the first British edition, only printing of Volume IV, a fine copy in a near fine dust jacket, scarce thus. This final volume covers the years 1708 to 1722, chronicling the decline of Marlborough and the apparent frustration of his work. It is a substantial 671 pages with 24 illustrations, 39 maps and plans, and 1 document facsimile. The plum cloth binding retains vivid color and is square, clean, and tight with bright gilt, sharp corners, and nicely rounded spine. The contents remain bright and crisp. No spotting. No previous ownership marks. Bright top edge gilt. The book feels unread. The sole interior flaw we find is mild transfer browning on the half-title, likely from a newspaper article that was laid in. The dust jacket is bright, unclipped, and complete, with only trivial wear to the spine ends and corners. Spine toning is minimal, with only a barely discernible hint of color shift between the jacket spine and faces. The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A97.2(IV).a, Woods/ICS A40(aa), Langworth p.166.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        Lad and the Lion

      Burroughs, 1938. 1st. hardcover. Previous owner's name on front pastedown hidden by dj flap else a VERY FINE bright copy in a VERY FINE gorgeous 1st state (laminated) John Coleman Burroughs dj.

      [Bookseller: CANFORD BOOK CORRAL]
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        American Photographs

      New York: Museum of Modern Art, (1938). Near fine in a very good jacket, tanned at the spine as usual, with a few tiny edge nicks. Nice copy of a book which has become harder to find the past several years.. First Edition. Small quarto. Errata slip. 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 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).

      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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        Comes a Stranger

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1938. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in red. With the dust jacket. Black and white map. A little foxing to edges; an excellent copy in the bright jacket with a sunned spine and edges, and a few nicks to extremities. First edition, first impression. A detective novel, from the Sergeant Bobby Owen series. The publisher's retained copy with their stamp to the title page.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Der Reim". Eigenhändiges Sonett ohne U.

      O. O., [31. I. 1938]. - 1 S. Gr.-4to. "Der Reim ist heilig. Denn durch ihn erfahren | Wir tiefe Zwieheit, die sich will entsprechen. | Sind wir nicht selbst mit Aug-Ohr-Lippenpaaren | Gepaarte Reime ohne Klang-Gebrechen? | Das Reimwort meinst du mühsam zu bestechen, | Doch wird es unversehens offenbaren, | Wie Liebeskräfte, die zerspalten waren, | Zum Kuss des Gleichklangs durch die Fernen brechen [.]". - Die Datierung gemäß einer zeitgen. Bleistiftnotiz.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        An Original Leaf from the first edition of Alexander Barclay's English translation of Sebastian Brant's "Ship of Fools" printed by Richard Pynson in 1509

      San Francisco: David Magee, 1938. white linen spine with printed paper label over black patterned boards. Minimal rubbing to corners, else fine. Large quarto. The leaf is Piij and page 228 of the original book. It is illustrated with a woodcut and a few small drawings in brown ink on verso One of 260 copies, and one of 115 copies containing a woodcut [GB 286].

      [Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books ]
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        Everybody's Shakespeare: Julius Caesar. Signed by Welles et al

      Woodstock, Illinois: The Todd Press. 1938. First. Linen covered boards; gold label. Signed by both Welles & his mentor, Hill. Inscribed in separate hand "To: A 1938 Awards Winner- ... from Detroit Alumni Association of the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity [Committee Signatures] Dec 25, 1938"; slender quarto; Additional images and further information provided upon request. ; Signed by Authors .

      [Bookseller: Virginia Book Shop, Inc. ]
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        Out of Africa

      Random House, New York 1938 - Hardcover. First American edition. This is a beautiful and bright copy of Dinesen's classic tale of her years living in Kenya. Some offsetting to the endpapers caused by binders glue. Jacket is clipped at four corners but the price of $2.75 is present. A bit of wear to the extremities. A remarkable fine, fresh copy of a book that does not wear or travel well. The book became even more well known after the release of Sydney Pollack's 1985 Oscar-winning movie that starred Meryl Streep and Robert Redford. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books, ABAA]
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        Appointment with Death

      London: for The Crime Club by Collins,, 1938. Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine black. With the dust jacket designed by Robin Macartney. Spine rolled, board edges and spine slightly faded, contents mildly foxed; an excellent copy in the price-clipped jacket with bright front panel, that has some nicks and chips to extremities, minor loss to foot of spine, portion of spine panel reattached with tape repair to verso, and two short closed tears to foot of rear panel. First edition, first impression. The scarce jacket was designed by Christie's friend Robin Macartney, who often travelled with the author and her husband, the archaeologist Max Mallowan.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Out of Africa

      New York: Random House, 1938. First American Edition, First Printing. Fine, in an About Fine original dust jacket with price of $2.75 intact. Offsetting from title page, light offsetting to endsheets. Darkening and two tiny dings to dust jacket spine. Faint rubbing. A very lovely copy in a beautiful dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Berliner Adreßbuch für das Jahr 1939: 3 Bände: Einwohner - Branchen und Behörden - Straßen und Häuser.

      Scherl, Berlin 1938 - ( Hier das äußerst seltene letzte große Adreßbuch vor dem Zweiten Weltkrieg ). Erster Band *Einwohner* ( Ehrenbürger - Chronik für die Reichshauptstadt Berlin - Bevölkerungsstand - Museen - Theaterpläne / Haushaltungsvorstände, handelsgerichtlich eingetragene Firmen und Gewerbebetriebe nach Namen geordnet ) mit 3359 Seiten sowie einigen Illustrationen und Werbeanzeigen / Zweiter Band *Branchen - Behörden* mit XIX, 679 Seiten ( Branchen ) sowie 159 Seiten ( Behörden: NSDAP, Kirchen, Schulen, Öffentliche Einrichtungen, Verbände, Vereine, Presse, Sachverständige ) und teils illustrierten Jubiläums-Anzeigen / Dritter Band *Straßen und Häuser* ( Haushaltungsvorstände, handelsgerichtlich eingetragene Firmen und Gewerbebetriebe nach Straßen geordnet ) mit XX, 2574 Seiten. Jeweils in Oln, 4° ( 30,5 x 23 cm ). Einbände berieben, Ecken und Kanten teils bestoßen, Bindung gelockert. Innen Papier leicht gebräunt, wenige Seiten gering fleckig, wenige Seiten etwas angeknickt oder leicht eselsohrig. Insgesamt für das enorme Gewicht von recht guter Erhaltung. - äußerst selten - ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 15000 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        The Old-Time Maori

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd,, 1938. Collected and Edited with a Biography by T. K. Penniman. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. 24 photographic plates. A few very light dents to boards, a small amount of foxing to edges but an excellent copy in the slightly soiled dust jacket. First edition, first impression. Makereti, also known as Maggie Papakura, was the daughter of an English settler and a noblewoman of the Arawa tribe (Encylopaedia of New Zealand, online). A childhood spent among the Maori side of her family meant an upbringing steeped in the traditions of her people, though it was probably her mixed heritage that brought her fame: working as a tour guide, it was she who welcomed the British Royal Family on their visit to Rotorua in 1901. Ten years later, she gathered a large group from her extended family to sail to London as a travelling exhibition of Maori culture. She then married an English landowner and settled with him in Oxfordshire. They divorced in 1924 but Makereti remained in England and enrolled to study anthropology at Oxford; the present work is her doctoral thesis, which she managed to complete despite dying shortly before it was due for examination. Penniman, Secretary to the University's Committee for Anthropology, therefore assumes the role of Makereti's academic executor in this fascinating volume, an ethnographic study of Maori culture by a Maori and exceedingly uncommon in this condition with the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Mr. Popper's Penguins

      Boston: Little Brown and Co.,, 1938. Octavo. Original tan cloth boards with lettering in blue to spine and front board, with the the dust jacket. Illustrated throughout by Robert Lawson. Faint staining to front and rear boards, in the dust jacket with front spine edge split and tape to verso, spine toned, light chipping to ends of spine, chip to front top corner, a good copy of this uncommon title. First edition, first printing. Mr. Popper's Penguins is a 1939 Newbery Honour title, and the basis for the 2011 film starring Jim Carrey.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Signed Portrait Photograph

      - Signed portrait Photograph in tuxedo with trombone. Image matted to 7" x 8.5", in a frame measuring 11.75" x 13.75". Unexamined out of the frame. Photo has a couple of smudges on the right side not affecting the image and is slightly oxidized. Chip on the frame. Undated, but probably circa 1938-9. Signed: "Sincerely, Glenn Miller." Miller was lost over the English Channel at age 40 while on tour to entertain the troops during the War. Signed photographs are uncommon. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Originalzeichnung "Wo der Rabe seinen Platz in unsrer Gesellschaft finden wird?" Monogrammiert.

      . (Ca. 31x22cm). Gerahmt.. Fritz Weigle Bernstein, geboren 1938 in Göppingen, war erster deutscher Professor für Karikatur und Bildgeschichte an der Hochschule der Künste in Berlin, Redaktor der Zeitschrift "Pardon", Mitbegründer der Neuen Frankfurter Schule. Seine Illustrationen erschienen regelmässig im "Der Rabe" des Haffmans Verlages. Aus der Bibliothek von Gerd Haffmans.

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi]
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        The Yearling

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938. First edition. llustrated by Edward Shenton. 1 vols. 8vo. Full doe-tan crushed levant, raised bands, t.e.g. by Randeynes & Fils. Bookplate. Darkening at joints and some patches of darkening toward edges of boards, a near fine copy. The binding was executed by Randeynes & Fils, and features an attractive inset (5.5 x 7.8cm) of the yearling leaping over a stack of rustic fence rails, composed of inlays of dark brown and black morocco. The endsheets feature a recurring pattern of faintly metallic leaping deer against a background of browns and mustard yellow. The Pulitzer Prize novel of its year, and the source for the screen adaptation by Paul Osborn. An attractive and appropriate binding.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        The Beast Must Die

      London: Published for The Crime Club by Collins,, 1938. Octavo. Original red cloth, black lettered spine. With the dust jacket. Price clipped from jacket. Small portion torn from head of spine (with loss of lettering), rear panel a little soiled, a couple of creases to spine. First edition, first impression. "[Day Lewis's hero] Strangeways was a real innovation, a truly literary detective rather than one of those given quotations to spout. The best of his pre-war cases, and perhaps Blake's most successful book, is The Beast Must Die (1938)" (Julian Symons, Bloody Murder, From the Detective Story to the Crime Novel: A History, 1972, p. 125). A nice copy of this scarce title.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Autograph manuscript signed 'A. Einstein'.

      An important working manuscript apparently representing Einstein's notes for a paper entitled "On a Generalization of Kaluza's Theory of Electricity" which he wrote jointly with Peter Bergmann, and which was published in the <i>Annals of Mathematics</i>, vol. 39, no. 3, July 1938, pp.683-701. Although the manuscript differs in many details from the published article (written in English), there are enough correspondences in wording, and also with respect to the equations to the section of the article headed 'The Space Structure' to suggest very strongly a link between it and the 1938 paper. In sum, the manuscript details part of Einstein's attempt to construct a unified theory of electromagnetism, gravitation and quantum mechanics based on a curved five dimensional spacetime with five spacetime coordinates <i>x<sub>1</sub>, x<sub>2</sub>, x<sub>3</sub>, x<sub>4</sub>, x<sub>0</sub></i> and four spatial coordinates, one of which, <i>x<sub>0</sub></i>, is periodic. Through every point it is assumed that there passes a closed geodesic given by <i>x<sub>1</sub>, x<sub>2</sub>, x<sub>3</sub>, x<sub>4</sub></i> constant. This particular approach is sometimes referred to as 'Projective Relativity' and is type of unified theory pioneered by T. Kaluza and later by O. Klein in the 1920s. Kaluza and Klein's ideas play a key part of modern Super String theory and are currently being extensively pursued by theoretical physicists.<br/><br/> After obtaining his doctorate at the German University in Prague in 1936 under the direction of Philipp Frank, Peter Bergmann (1915-2002) collaborated with Einstein, as his research assistant, at the Institute for Advanced Study between 1936 and 1941. In 1942, Bergmann published a textbook on General Relativity, <i>Introduction to the Theory of Relativity</i>, which contained a foreword by Einstein. <br/><br/> We understand that Einstein presented this manuscript to the daughter of Luther P. Eisenhart, Chairman of the Mathematics Department at Princeton University. We gratefully acknowledge the kind assistance of Professor Gary Gibbons in our cataloguing of this item.. 1 page, folio (27.7 x 22.5cm), on fine thin paper ("Pendrift Bond"), no place or date, [1938, or earlier], remains of mount on verso, light browning towards edges

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        Brighton Rock

      London, William Heinemann,, 1938. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt, tan endpapers. Pages mildly tanned as usual, spine darkened. First UK edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Trending Into Maine

      Boston: Little, Brown, & Co, 1938. Number 69 of 1075 numbered copies of the Arundel Edition, each signed by both Roberts and Wyeth. 14 color illustrations by N.C. Wyeth. 1 vols. 8vo. Quarter buckram and blue cloth. Fine in fine slipcase. Laid in is "A Set of the Illustrations painted by N. C. Wyeth for "Trending Into Maine" by Kenneth Roberts reproduced by offset lithography in four printings by The Tudor Press, Inc., Boston." There are 14 plates.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        Alexandria: A History and Guide

      1938. ALEXANDRIA. Alexandria: a History and a Guide. [8], xii, 218 pp. By Edward Morgan Forster. With 7 photogravure plates, 3 folding maps, and numerous plans illustrating the text. 8vo., 210 x 130 mm, bound in original orange boards printed in black. Alexandria: W. Morris, 1938. |~||~||~||~||~| Second Edition, with corrections. In 1915 Forster went to Alexandria to work for the Red Cross. His Guide primarily recalls the still-medieval city of Alexandria up through the nineteenth century, rather than that of the twentieth century. Indeed, Forster virtually ceased his historical account at the year 1882, when the British naval fleet bombarded the city in response to the perceived aggression of Urabi's troops. The first edition was published somewhat abortively in 1922 (almost the entire stock was burned). The present edition, greatly revised and augmented, also contains the first English printing of Constantine Cavafy's poem entitled "The God Abandons Antony." Forster met Cavafy in Alexandria in 1917 and was responsible for his introduction to English readers. The two men remained very close until Cavafy's death in 1935. Rebacked with the original spine laid down. Scarce. Kirkpatrick, E.M. Forster A-8b.

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        The Blue Streak Annual

      Published by the Junior and Senior Class of Bennington High School, Bennington, Nebraska 1938 - Quarto. 44pp. mimeographed in purple ditto ink, hand colored illustrations, and with tipped-in photographs. Bradbound blue wrappers stenciled: "Blue Streak". Some modest spotting and chipping on the wrappers, near fine, internally fine. A wonderful DIY high school yearbook from a very small (the senior class consisted of 9 students) high school in rural eastern Nebraska. The rural nature is somewhat emphasized as the boys are dressed mostly in overalls. An interesting element of the yearbook is that it is illustrated with 15 different 4.5" x 2.75" snapshots. There are also places for photos to be tipped-in in other places but there is no evidence they were ever inserted. A yearbook with a certain artifactual charm that is a little hard to describe, but which is clearly tangible. *OCLC* locates no copies, and we'd be very surprised if it had. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Laughter in the Dark

      Indianapolis, Ind: Bobbs, Merrill, 1938. First American edition, variant (possibly later) issue in light brown cloth. 1 vols. 8vo. FINE copy in the publisher's light brown cloth, spine blocked in dark blue, in the original dust jacket (worn, chip at head of spine panel, some soiling and edgewear, split along back panel. His First Book Printed in the U.S Published in England under the title, CAMERA OBSCURA, this is the first book by Vladimir Nabokov to be printed in the United States. There was a variant issue in green cloth.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Collecting Golf Books 1743-1938. [At head of title:] Aspects of Book Collecting

      London: Constable, 1938. First edition. 56 pp., interleaved. 1 vols. 12mo. Original orange cloth. Fine copy, with the bookplate of Eugene V. Connett 3rd. One of a series, "Aspects of Book-Collecting", this work contains chapters on early references to golf, bilbiographies (none of any consequence had yet appeared), poetry, and various categories of golfing books: Rules, Instruction, Histories, Annuals, Fiction, etc., plus a section on Americana. The book was also issued in paper covers. Here with choice provenance, from the library of the founder of the Derrydale Press, Eugene V. Connett 3rd.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Signed 1938 World Champion Official American League ball including Lou Gehrig and Joe DiMaggio

      William Harridge Official American League Baseball Signed by Hall of Famers ?Lou Gehrig? (on left portion of the sweet-spot), ?Joe DiMaggio,? ?Bill Dickey,? and ?Lefty Gomez,? and by ?Tom Henrich,? ?F. Crosetti,? ?Geo Selkirk,? ?Johnny Murphy,? ?Bump Hadley,? ?Babe Dahlgren,? ?Myril Hoag,? ?Jake Powell,? ?Art Jorgens,? ?Wes Ferrell,? ?Paul Andrews,? coaches ?John Schulte? and ?Paul Schreiber? with a few vintage clubhouse signatures. The 1938 New York Yankees won the American League pennant by 9.5 games over the Boston Red Sox and swept the Chicago Cubs in four games to win their third consecutive World Series, the first time a team had won three World Championships in a row!JSA Letter of Authenticity.

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        When Woman Reigns

      Oxford: Pen-In-Hand Publishing Co. Ltd. 1938. () 206pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Octavo. Red cloth with black lettering on spine and front cover. Worn on corners and around spine. Light foxing on endpapers. Tipped in title page (seems to have been replaced). In not price clipped dust jacket slightly worn and rubbed around edges with tear / rubbing on back. Rare in Dust Jacket. A futuristic story of a pacifist world where women take over as the master sex..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        L'Aeronavtica Italiana Nell'Immagine 1487-1875. Bibliografia di Giusepee Boffito, con aggiunte di Paolo Arrigoni

      Milan: Museo Caproni, 1938. First edition, one of 600 copies (500 of which are hors commerce, 100 for sale). Illustrated with 174 plates, many in colour. [4], iv, 184, [1] pp. , (plus 2 half-titles). 1 vols. Folio (15-1/2 x 12 inches, 392 x 312 mm.). Original Half Vellum and pictorial boards, featuring a color facsimile of Zambeccarii's aerostaton upper cover and on the lower cover the same image with the Caproni family device , a winged ram and the Motto 'senza cozzar dirocco" in gilt. Fine, corner slightly bumped.

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        Tell My Horse Voodoo Life in Haiti and Jamaica

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1938. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Dated 1938 with no additional printings noted on copyright page. First edition, according to FPAA (Vol. 1, p. 191). Very Good in VG DJ. 301 pages, including appendix with music score and text of Songs Of Worship To Voodoo Gods. 26 sepia illustrations. Red and blue striped cloth with white lettering on block blue label to spine. Pictorial landscape with mountains on front pastedown and FFEP as well as back pastedown and rear endpaper. Top edge dyed red. Spine tight, head and tail slightly pushed. Corners square, lower right bumped. Spotty light discoloration of dyed red top edge. Very small white spot on outside of back board where cloth has chipped away. Light shelf wear on bottom of boards and spine. Small blind tear on bottom of Frontispiece page. DJ in overall very good condition, price-unclipped, with 1"x1" tear/chip on bottom edge at crease between front panel and front cover, several small chips and tears along top and bottom edge, 3/4"x2" piece missing at top of front cover. In 1936 and 1937, with support from the Guggenheim Foundation, Zora Neale Hurston traveled to Haiti and Jamaica and from her personal experiences this book emerged. Zora Neale Hurston (1903-1960), was an American folklorist, anthropologist, and author. Of Hurston's four novels and more than 50 published short stories, plays, and essays, she is best known for her 1937 novel Their Eyes Were Watching God. In addition to new editions of her work being published after a revival of interest in her in 1975, her manuscript Every Tongue Got to Confess (2001), a collection of folktales gathered in the 1920s, was published posthumously after being discovered in the Smithsonian archives. [Wikipedia]

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