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        The Long Valley

      The Viking Press, New York 1938 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by John Steinbeck on a laid in signature. A wonderful copy. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is rich in color without the ubiquitous fading to the spine found on most dustjackets. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp with a hint of wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a fabulous copy SIGNED by the author housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. We buy SIGNED Steinbeck First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Les vanilliers

      Gallimard 1938 - - Gallimard, Paris 1938, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale dont il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Rare et précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Germaine Krull. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        The Epicure in Hawaii, The Epicure in Mexico, and The Epicure in China.

      1938 - Oblong 8vo., 3 volumes in original cloth backed boards, Hawaii with wooden boards, Mexico with green patterned paper covered boards, China with orange with gilt flecks paper covered boards, preserved in original repaired card box. First edition of The Epicure in Hawaii has woodcut illustrations by Mallette Dean with typography by Jane Grabhorn. Printed in red and black. Special Printing of The Epicure in China issued in honour of the 25th Anniversary of Ginling College, illustrated by Lena Peters. First edition of The Epicure in Mexico printed in red and black (a little spotting to cloth). Each volume with the bookplate of Margot and H Richard Archer. H. Richard Archer, Ph.D., was former bibliographer at the Clark Library and custodian and director of the Rare Book Collection at Chapin Library at Williams College, Williamstown. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd]
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        Poetical Works and Other Writings. Edited with Notes and Appendices by H. Buxton Forman. Revised with Additions by Maurice Buxton Forman. With an Introduction by John Masefield. Hampstead Edition in the publisher's slipcases

      New Your: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good. 1938. A perfect set in the publisher's slipcases. Half grained navy morocco; this set's color not having succumbed to fading. Edited with Notes and Appendices by H. Buxton Forman. With an Introduction by John Masefield. Signed by both Forman & Masefield. Number 836 of only 1050 copies. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by editor .

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        Demokratie und Sozialismus. Zur politischen Geschichte der letzten 150 Jahre

      Amsterdam: Allert de Lange, . Mit sehr schöner, handschriftlicher Widmung von Arthur Rosenberg an seinen Freund, den im Exil lebenden Politologen Franz Neumann (Behemoth): "Meinem l. Freunde F. Neumann überreicht von A.Rosenberg 3/3 39, New York".. Amsterdam, Allert de Lange, 1938. 8°. 345 Seiten. Originales Leinen. Bestossen und in der Bindung gelockert. Mit sehr schöner, handschriftlicher Widmung von Arthur Rosenberg an seinen Freund, den im Exil lebenden Politologen Franz Neumann (Behemoth): "Meinem l. Freunde F. Neumann überreicht von A.Rosenberg 3/3 39, New York".

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        Plastique. 1938 - N. 3

      Paris - New York, 1938. n. 3. legatura con punto metallico (stapled binding). Molto buono (Very Good). 8vo. Scritti di Georges L. K. Morris (A la recerche d'une tradition de l'art abstrait), A. E. Gallatin (Abstract painting and the museum of living art), Balcomb Greene (American perspective), L.K. (Die Entwicklung der abstrakten Kunst in Amerika), Eugen Jolas (Ten Years Transition), Charles G. Shaw (The Plastic Polygon). Con 18 ill. in nero. Testi in italiano, inglese, francese e tedesco

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        Poetical Works and Other Writings. Edited with Notes and Appendices by H. Buxton Forman. Revised with Additions by Maurice Buxton Forman. With an Introduction by John Masefield. Hampstead Edition in the publisher's slipcases

      New Your: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good. 1938. A perfect set in the publisher's slipcases. Half grained navy morocco; this set's color not having succumbed to fading. Edited with Notes and Appendices by H. Buxton Forman. With an Introduction by John Masefield. Signed by both Forman & Masefield. Number 836 of only 1050 copies. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by editor .

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        Disintegration of uranium by neutrons: a new type of nuclear reaction" WITH "Physical evidence for the division of heavy nuclei under neutron bombardment" WITH "Liberation of neutrons in the nuclear explosion of uranium" WITH "Products of the fission of the uranium nucleus" in Nature Volume 143, 1939, pp. 239-240; p. 276; pp. 470-471; p. 471-472

      FIRST EDITIONS, FOUR LANDMARK PAPERS DOCUMENTING THE DISCOVERY OF NUCLEAR FISSION, including Meitner and Frisch's "Disintegration of Uranium by Neutron", the first announcement of the new process.  Building upon the work of many before him, including Rutherford, Chadwick, Corbino, Pontecorvo, Curie and Joliot, Enrico Fermi wanted "to patent a process they had perfected for the production of artificial radio-activity by slow neutron bombardment. This process was a by-product of repetitions and enlargements of a discovery [by Curie and Joliot] that the bombardment of certain light elements with alpha particles induced radio-activity. "Experiments conducted in 1938 at Berlin by Hahn and Strassman were reported to Lise Meitner, an Austrian scientist who had fled to Copenhagen to escape religious persecution. She and her nephew, O. R. Frisch, working in Niels Bohr's laboratory, found the true explanation of these phenomenon. The interpolation of a neutron into the nucleus of a uranium atom caused it to divide into two parts and to release energy amounting to about 200,000,000 electron volts. This process bore such a close similarity to the division of a living cell that Frisch suggested the use of the term 'fission' [in these papers] to describe it… Halban, Joliot, and Kowarski established the theoretical possibility of a self-perpetuating reaction…Halban, Joliot and Kowarski [had] established the theoretical possibility of a self-perpetuating reaction chain" (PMM 422). ALSO present in this volume are two other important papers by Joliot, Halban, and Kowarski "showed that fission, induced by thermal neutrons, led to the production of fast neutrons and that several of such fast neutrons - they give an average number of 3.5 ± 0.7 - were produced in a single fission process" (Brandt, Harvest of a Century, 278): "Number of Neutrons Liberated in the Nuclear Fission of Uranium" p. 680 and "Energy of Neutrons liberated in the Nuclear Fission of Uranium induced by Thermal neutrons" p. 939. CONDITION & DETAILS: London: Macmillan. Complete volume. 4to (Quarto). 10.5 x 7.5 inches (262 x 187mm). [liv], 1080, [4]. Ex-libris bearing a pictorial bookplate on the front paste down, a small stamp and blind stamp on the title page; small unobtrusive darkened square area at the foot of the spine showing where a spine label has been removed. Bound in green cloth, gilt-lettered at the spine. Very tightly bound; minor rubbing at the edges and spine. Bright and clean throughout.

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        Photo Album - Set of 2 - UAC - Nigeria

      Nigeria, 1938. The Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria, circa 1938-1940. Pair of photograph albums together containing 102 gelatin silver print snapshot photographs compiled by an admnistrator for the United Africa Company (UAC) while engaged in foreign trade, shipping, and palm oil plantations. Oblong 8vo. string-tied albums measuring approximately 30,5 x 25 cm, black paper boards, fronts embossed with a cameo portrait of a bearded aged man. Photographs vary in size, the smallest measuring approximately 10 x 7 cm, and the largest 21 x 16 cm, and are mounted onto incised cardstock leaves. Slight wear to extremities of boards, scant few prints faded slightly, otherwise in Very Good Condition, internally sound with crisp images. This well rouned photographic chronicle of inter-war development and industry in Nigeria, also renders glimpses of traditional indigenous life uninterrupted by Western industrialization. Seen in at least one photograph is Chairman of the United Africa Company, Hugh Montague Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard, best known as 'Father of the Royal Air Force'. The company's steamship Zarian is shown in three photographs. Other merchant vessels are seen on the Kaduna River, at Zungeru, former capital of the British protectorate of Northern Nigeria from 1902 until 1916.Scenes of traditional and historical West African interest include a photograph of two tribal hunters with bow and arrows, a group of women and children washing in a river, men donning long white robes called grand boubou or babban riga, a sizeable camel caravan, and small mules being for transportation. In an unidentified city, a district appears to be frequented only by men while a busy produce market is primarily attended by the women. Also interesting is a large religious procession of Nigerians in white gowns carrying a banner of Archangel Micheal and numerous offerings on cushions, seemingly the Cherubim and Seraphim church founded in 1925, probably celebrating Holy Michael's Day. Relics of antiquity appear in a view of a large ancient stone monument and monolith rock carving, and also in scenes around the ancient city walls of Kano in northern Nigeria. [The Kano wall is a 14km radius earthen structure, and a vital reference point in the development of Hausa Kingdoms and culture. Its foundation was laid by Sakri Gijimasu from 1095 - 1134 and completed mid-14th century.] Various aspects of economic development of Colonial Nigeria, specifically the interests of the United Africa Company, are captured here, several images relating to the acquisition and conveyance of palm oil. [The Niger Delta region was sometimes called the Oil Rivers for its heyday in palm oil production during Great Britain's Industrial Revolution.] Large shops and shelters are erected for importing British motor cars, one which bears a sign for West Africa Motor Cars, an industry which was just beginning to expand in the 1930s. At important railway station in northern Nigeria a train departs with first and second class sleeping cars, as well as cargo cars, evidently travelling between major trade centers and also to certain remote settlements. Finally, we see an entrance leading to an underground tunnel, with rail ties and mining equipment strewn alongside. [Mining was a significant element in the success of British colonial economy in Nigeria. Organized mining began in 1903 when the Mineral Survey of the Northern Protectorates was created by the British colonial government. A year later, the Mineral Survey of the Southern Protectorates was founded. By the 1940s, Nigeria had become a major producer of tin, columbite, and coal.] Pertaining to governance of the colony, an inspection of the British Army's African troops of the Royal West African Frontier Force, Nigerian Regiment, took place during the photographer's time in Nigeria. An African soldier also stands guard at a motorcar warehouse; and another waits with a motor car and luggage labeled "O.C.C." for the Office of the Chief of Cavalry. Royal navy and army officers are sometimes wearing the foreign service pith helmet with Royal Arms emblem and plume embellishment.The United Africa Company (UAC) was a British company which principally traded in West Africa during the 20th century, and active in three principle industries: import & export trading, shipping, and palm oil plantations. The company was formed in 1929 with the merger of The Niger Company which had been effectively owned by Lever Brothers since 1920, and the African & Eastern Trade Corporation. [William Hesketh Lever was a well known soap manufacturer and became involved in the West Africa trade to supply his company primarily with palm oil.] The new company had a fleet of only five ships but rapidly expanded its fleet. The West African trade called for a unique type of fleet, one made up of several small vessels rather than a few large ones, this to facilitate frequent deliveries at many ports. With the outbreak of war in September 1939 the British government immediately requisitioned all 16 UAC ships. The company would become Palm Line in 1949, which operated until 1986. UAC Nigeria was first incorporated in Nigeria under the name Nigerian Motors Ltd on April 22, 1931 as a wholly owned subsidiary of the United Africa Company Ltd. which later became UAC International ("UACI"). UACI, a subsidiary of Unilever, included in its business the activities formerly carried on by a number of other companies including The Niger Company Ltd. and the African and Eastern Trade Corporation Ltd, all of which had long-standing trading links with West Africa. Palm oil from Elaeis guineensis has long been recognized in West and Central African countries. It became a highly sought-after commodity by British traders, for use as an industrial lubricant for machinery during Britain's Industrial Revolution. European merchants trading with West Africa occasionally purchased palm oil for use as a cooking oil in Europe. Palm oil also formed the basis of soap products, such as Lever Brothers' (now Unilever) "Sunlight" soap, and the American Palmolive brand. By around 1870, palm oil constituted the primary export of some West African countries such as Ghana and Nigeria although this was overtaken by cocoa in the 1880s. Marshal of the Royal Air Force, Hugh Montague Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard (1873-1956) was a British officer who was instrumental in establishing the Royal Air Force, twice appointed Chief of the Air Staff. He has been described as the 'Father of the Royal Air Force'. As a young infantry officer, Trenchard served in India and with the outbreak of the Boer War, he volunteered for service in South Africa. After the end of the Boer War, Trenchard saw service in Nigeria where he was involved in efforts to bring the interior under settled British rule and quell inter-tribal violence. During his time in West Africa, Trenchard commanded the Southern Nigeria Regiment for several years. As Chief of the Air Staff under Winston Churchill in 1919, Trenchard spent the following decade securing the future of the Royal Air Force. In 1936 he took on the chairmanship of the United Africa Company, which had scouted him for his West African knowledge and experience. He kept the position until 1953 when he resigned. SS Zarian (2) was a British cargo steamship, built in 1938 by Furness Shipbuilding Co., owned by United Africa Company (UAC). Commanded by Master William Edward Pelissier, her home port was Freetown, Sierra Leone. She was torpedoed and sunk by U.591 on 28 December 1942, on her way from Leith to Takoradi; four lives were lost. In 1914 Governor-General Sir Frederick Lugard amalgamated the Colony and Protectorate of Southern Nigeria with the Protectorate of Northern Nigeria to form the "Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria." As one of the wealthiest British colonies, it was a good candidate for being the first colony to be granted independence. Nigeria was first given increased autonomy as the Federation of Nigeria on 1 October 1954 and made fully independent in 1960.. Very Good.

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        Nirtan or The Dance of the Soul

      Deventer : Kluwer, Holland 1938 - black boards, gilt lettering, sharp corners, pages clean, binding very good, [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Each Dawn I Die

      Indianapolis and New York: Bobbs-Merrill Company. (1938). First. First edition. Spine heavily bleached, good only in an internally lined, good dustwrapper with a small chip at the crown. Inscribed by the author: "To Jennie & Lee Luschier -- my old friends. Jerome Bob Odlum. Mar. 25, 1938." Also Inscribed in another hand, presumably that of the author's wife: "To -- Lee and Jennie Luschier. Mildred & Bob Odlum." Basis for the 1939 William Keighley film featuring James Cagney as an unjustly imprisoned reporter, and George Raft as a hard-as-nails mobster he turns to for help. Scarce in jacket, and especially signed. .

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        Black Spring

      Paris: Obelisk Press, 1938 - Second Edition.19.5x14cm. 269pp. Good. Badly cut. Cover and spine are bumped, with some loss to the spine.

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        Les Poètes maudits.

      Paris, Les Bibliophiles du Palais 1938 - Introduction de Francis Carco. Avant propos. Tristan Corbière. Arthur Rimbaud. Stéphane Mallarmé. Marceline Desbordes-Valmore. 37 lithographies de Luc-Albert Moreau (Complet & Contrôlé). Édition limitée à 200 exemplaires sur vélin d'Arches. Exemplaire N°5 nominatif, signé par Moreau et Daragnès. Le texte du présent volume qui reproduit l'édition originale des Poètes maudits parue chez Vanier en 1884 a été complété par les pages consacrées à Marceline Desbordes-Valmore dans la seconde édition publiée en 1888. Paris, Les Bibliophiles du Palais, de l'imprimerie de J.-G. Daragnès 1938 - 123 pages. Pages volantes sous couverture imprimée. Chemise avec titre au dos, et étui cartonné marron. Pas de rousseur. Parfait état. Format in-4°(33x26). Edition illustrée [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        L ATLANTIQUE HISTOIRE ET VIE D UN OCEAN Avec un envoi dédicacé de l auteur.

      ALBIN MICHEL 1938 - R200015110: 290 pages illustrées de quelques cartes en noir et blanc. Exemplaire specialement imprimé pour Monsieur Anatole de Monzie Ministre des Travaux Publics, un des 20 exemplaires sur velin de rives nominatifs. Collection Science d Aujourd hui. In-8 Broché. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Coiffe en pied abîmée. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 800-LITTERATURE (BELLES-LETTRES) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Gyroscope: Its Practical Construction And Application

      Spon, 1938, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Fine Condition, 1st Edition thusmaroon cloth Previous owner's signature in ink. Uncommon. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Physics; Inventory No: 21022.

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        FLYING COLOURS [signed by Forester]

      London: Michael Joseph Ltd, 1938. First Edition. Original Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. pp: 284, (3) publisher's ads. Bound in red cloth, silver lettering. Dust jacket worn at top of shelf-back. 7.5" x 5" Signed on the title-page, "C.S. Forester." [Mark Wilden Bibliography, 28a.].

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        Ship of the Line

      Argosy All - Story Weekly 1938 - Ship of the Line in Six parts in Argosy Magazine beginning Feb. 26, 1938. This title, which is Forester's second novel in the Hornblower series, is either a Salemans sample or a Salesman's dummy. It is bound in plain covers with typed title and has been machine stitched. It contains only the Serial Parts of each of the six magazines and not the complete issues. Also contains original color illustrated coverFebruary 26, 1938 issue of Argosy Magazine. Rare in this format. the american first states march 1938. the argosy serial appears by date to have predated the book because the first installment in argosy is dated february 26, 1938. Size: 8vo [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Barbaras fröhlicher Hausstand

      Herder Freiburg 1938. 397 S. 8°, Gebunden Halbleinen ohne Schutzumschlag zweite Auflage - Gebundenes Exemplar altersgemäß gut erhalten, lediglich im Vorsatz mit mehreren Bleistifteintragungen. Kopffarbschnitt rot. Seitenschnitt minimal fleckig. Der Einband ist ebenfalls etwas fingerfleckig. Stehkante etwas bestoßen..

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        T.E. Lawrence i Arabien og efter.

      . Oversat ved Iver Gudme. Kbhvn. 1938. Illustr. 380 s. Ubeskaret eksemplar indbundet med orig. foromslag i privat halvlaeder..

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        Eigenh. Brief m. U.

      Garmisch, 5. XII. 1938. - Kl.-8vo. 1 Seite. Mit eigenh. Briefumschlag. An den Komponisten Gustave Samarzenich in Paris: „[ ]Fortwährend werde ich von der Revue Musicale um einen Nachruf auf Ravel angegangen. So sehr ich dessen Meisterschaft schätze, so kenne ich doch zu wenig von seinem Lebenswerk, um schriftlich eine gerechte Würdigung Eures großen Componisten abzugeben. Bitte entschuldigen Sie mich definitio bei der Redaktion und seien Sie herzlich gegrüßt [ ]" [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Rebecca.

      New York, Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1938.. 1 st edition. 457 p. 8°, gebundene Ausgabe, Leinen, mit montiertem silberfarbenen Papier-Band, blau illustriert und mit Rückentitel,. Buchblock nur am Kopf beschnitten, fliegender Vorsatz mit durchgestrichenem Besitzeintrag, hinterer Spiegel am Gelenk etwas leimschattig, der Buchblock sauber und frisch, die Signatur der Autorin auf dem Vorsatz. Dame Daphne du Maurier (* 13. Mai 1907 in London - + 19. April 1989 in Par, Cornwall) war eine sehr berühmte englische Schriftstellerin. Bitte warten Sie nach Ihrer Bestellung unsere Vorausrechnung per E-Mail ab oder zahlen Sie per Paypal an info@signiertebuecher.de.

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        Verve Revue Artistique et Litteraire Printemps 1938 (Mars-Juin) Vol 1 Numero 2

      4, Rue Ferou, Paris (6e), France: E Teriade, 1938 In pictorial soft covers, title at base, none to relaid spine. Internally, [6], 7-124 pp, includes numerous colour & B&W illustrations many of which are full page. Art by Andre Masson, Kandinsky, Blumenfeld and others.

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        RALESTONE LUCK

      New York / London:: D. Appleton - Century Company,. 1938.. 8vo. 7-13/16" x 5-1/2". 1st edition. INSCRIBED by the Author, on the t.p. xii, [2], 296, [2 (blank)] pp.. Linen cloth binding with green stamped title lettering to spine & front board. Facsimile dust jacket.. Book with slightly darkened spine, with faint line of soiling to. lower half of front board. Light binder's glue browning to paper. along joints. A VG+ to Nr Fine copy of the author's rare second. book, accompanied by a Fine facsimile jacket.. Illustrated by James Reid.

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        Too Many Cooks

      The American Magazine, New York 1938 - First edition. A book-shaped box, with title page bound in, containing a complete set of 36 cards, including the menu card, 34 recipe cards, and an important note from Nero Wolfe, dustwrapper is affixed to the box at the rear flap, as issued. Near fine, in good dustwrapper with a large chip centered on the bottom of the spine, and stretching onto both panels, removing most of the word "Stout" but affecting no other text. Very scarce. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Verve Revue Artistique et Litteraire Printemps 1938 (Mars-Juin). Vol 1 Numero 2

      4, Rue Ferou, Paris (6e), France: E Teriade, 1938 In pictorial soft covers, title at base, none to relaid spine. Internally, [6], 7-124 pp, includes numerous colour & B&W illustrations many of which are full page. Art by Andre Masson, Kandinsky, Blumenfeld and others.

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        W.C. HANDY'S COLLECTION OF NEGRO SPIRITUALS

      . HANDY, W.C. W.C. HANDY'S COLLECTION OF NEGRO SPIRITUALS. NY: Handy Brothers Music Co. Inc., [1938]. Small quarto: printed wraps. First Edition. A collection of 32 Negro spirituals with an interesting association between two prominent African-Americans. Signed presentation from Handy on the title page: "To Editor New Age Dispatch, very good wishes, W.C. Handy, 10-6-38." The New Age Dispatch was a Los Angeles-based African-American newspaper whose editor and founder was Frederick Madison Roberts. Roberts is a direct descendant of Thomas Jefferson and his slave/mistress Sally Hemings. Information now reveals that Jefferson's 38-year relationship with Hemings produced seven chidlren, of which two died in infancy. Frederick Madison Roberts was apparently a direct descendant of one of these surviving children. Roberts was the first black man to be elected to the California State Assembly and served from 1918 to 1936. He founded the New Age Dispatch newspaper, became a friend of Earl Warren's, and helped found the University of California at Los Angeles. Very Good condition (little soil covers). A nice association copy!! $750.00.

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        The Mysterious Mr Bull

      London, Robert Hale Limited,, 1938. Octavo. Original pink cloth, titles to spine gilt against blue ground, top edge stained blue. With the dust jacket. A hint of toning to the front free endpaper, spine a little darkened with a minor tear to the headcap, a very good copy in the chipped and tanned dust jacket with a couple of minor tears. First edition, first impression, of this study of the British character.

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        If I Die Before I Wake

      New York: Simon and Schuster. 1938. First. First edition. Very slight rubbing to the lettering at the base of the spine, else a fine and bright copy lacking the dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author: "To Frieda L. Smith - a grand person and a real booster. Sherwood King. May 1938." .

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        ORIGINAL PEN AND INK DRAWING

      The Parents' Institute, Inc., Chicago 1938 - Sarg, Tony. ORIGINAL PEN AND INK DRAWING by Tony Sarg that was published in the September 1938 issue of Parents' Magazine. Chicago: The Parents' Institute, Inc., 1938. The image measures 13" wide x 8" tall on drawing paper measuring 14-1/2" x 11". The drawing depicts two men having a fist fight and a dog, gleefully watching and cheering on the fighters from the sidelines. This drawing was published on page 73 of the September 1938 issue of Parents' Magazine under a section of the magazine named "Information Tests for Grownups". The drawing is both signed and dated by Tony Sarg. Sarg was a regular contributor to Parents' Magazine during the 1930s and early 1940s. This drawing is a good example of Tony Sarg's work in that it evokes action and movement along with good humor and the inclusion of an anthropomorphic, mischievous animal. The condition of the drawing is FINE. Sold with a copy of the September 1938 issue of Parents' Magazine where this drawing was published.

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        The Long Valley.

      . New York: The Viking Press 1938. 303 pp. Publisher 2-coloured cloth with dustjacket. Spine a little browning, dustjacket headbands weakly worn, internally clean. * 1st edition, 2nd printing..

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        Typed Letter Signed, on White House stationery, Washington, D C, Nov. 1, 1938

      - Written to the Director of the Women's Division of the Democratic National Committee, Dorothy McAllister, whom Roosevelt addresses as "Mrs. Thomas McAllister," the President indicates that, "I was much interested in looking over the 'Rainbow Fliers', prepared by the Women's Division," assures her that her, "statements.will have every consideration when the question of filling the vacancy on the Air Safety Board is taken up." Signed boldly in full, "Franklin D. Roosevelt." FDR wrote this letter 4 days before the mid-term elections of 1938 brought more Republicans and anti-New Dealers into Congress. The letter bears the receipt date stamp of the "Democratic National Committee" of Nov. 3, 1938, with hand written correction to Nov. 4. Matted with black and white photograph and archivally framed in light silver gray mat with classic gilt painted wood frame. Framed image and size on request. The "Rainbow Fliers" were documents prepared by the Democratic National Committee Women's Division to promote the Roosevelt's New Deal policies and programs. The goal was to educate the public directly about issues ranging from tariffs, to home insurance, relief, civil service, farmers. Dorothy McAllister took over as Director of the Women's Division in the spring of 1937. A fine letter showing the relationship of President Roosevelt to the Women's Division of the Democratic National Committee. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Schulson Autographs]
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        Arms and the Covenant

      London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.,, [1938]. Speeches... Compiled by Randolph S. Churchill. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Frontispiece portrait. Spine evenly faded. First edition, only printing. An important collection of Churchill's speeches, 1928-38, warning of the dangers of a re-armed Germany. A contemporary review in the journal of the Royal Institute for International Affairs remarked that "apart from their literary graces" Churchill's speeches were remarkable because of "the restraint of their language" in view of the "blunders and inaccuracies" of the Government and for his technical mastery, "There seems to be nothing from Naval Strategy to the jigs and tools in an aircraft factory... on which Mr. Churchill is not an expert."

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Muted voices [Glasuri in Surdina]. Authorized translation by Rose Freeman-Ishill with 34 Wood engravings by Louis Moreau, introductory by Stefan Zweig

      Oriole Press, Berkeley Heights, NJ 1938 - 200p., boards with linen spine, spine label bright, one of five hundred copies, inscribed by Rose Freeman-Ishill and dated December, 1938, very good condition in the original printed dj which shows some browning and minor chipping. Relgis was the pseudonym of Eugen Sigler. Novel by the Rumanian-Jewish author on deafness. This is the first English language edition [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bolerium Books Inc.]
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        Ruined City

      London: Cassell and Company Ltd,, 1938. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in grey. With the dust jacket. Some spotting to front board, mild foxing to contents; a very good copy in the bright, slightly foxed jacket, that has a 10 cm closed tear to rear panel and some nicks and chips to extremities. First edition, first impression. Scarce in the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Code of the Woosters.

      . 1st edition. London: Herbert Jenkins 1938. 312 + (8) pp. Publisher's cloth, weakly marked of use. Name on flyleaf..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Reminiscences of a Stock Operator

      SUN DIAL PRESS INC, GARDEN CITY NY 1938 - gilt lettering on spine, dustjacket scotched taped, 2" piece missing from front of dustjacket at top, previous owners name to front end page, corners lightly bumped, slight discoloration of pages DATE PUBLISHED: 1938 EDITION: 299 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        La Dame aux Camelias. With 25 etchings in color by Icart.

      Paris: Francis Guillot, 1938 Limited in 200 copies numbered. Our copy (N. VI) is one of few copies reserved for the collaborators and friends.Illustrated by Louis Icart 25 etching in colors. Hardcover, rebound in marbled multi colored paper, with corners and spine in beige, with golden title and ornaments. In very good conditions

      [Bookseller: Marninart, Inc (ABAA-ILAB)]
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        The Potter's House

      Muscatine, IA: The Prairie Press, 1938. First Edition, First Printing . Hardcover. Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Stegner's hard-to find second novel, limited to 490 copies, is the narrative of a deaf couple and their children. This copy was one of two personal copies that Stegner kept, and is authenticated with a letter from his son Page as well as a processed check from Wallace Stegner to his plumber. Cloth boards are a bit soiled overall, corners bumped, gilt on spine is still bright.

      [Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA]
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        Dienst im Fliegerhorst. Der Dienst in der Luftwaffe Band 8.,

      Berlin, Verlag Bernard & Graefe, 1938 - 8°, 227 Seiten mit einigen Falttafeln, betitelter OLeinen - guter Zustand - 1938. b62270 Sprache: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht]
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        Their Blood Is Strong

      San Francisco, Simon J. Lubin Society of California, April 1938, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. This true first edition, sold originally at 25 cents, is one of the most elusive of Steinbeck's first editions, with the famous front cover photo by Dorthea Lange of the migrant mother breast feeding her child, the book was a precursor to Steineck's publishing his masterpiece, The Grapes of Wrath, Steinbeck's epilogue was written especially for this edition, Goldstone & Payne A10a, Morrow 86, recently discovered information indicates that the print-run for the first printing was only 100 copies. Very good.

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman]
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