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        T. E. Lawrence to his biographer,Robert Graves [&] T. E. Lawrence to his biographer, Liddell Hart. Two volumes in slipcase. Information about himself, in the form of letters, notes and answers to questions, edited with a critical commentary

      London: Faber and Faber. Very Good with no dust jacket. (1938). First Edition. Hardcover. Owner's signature on front free endpaper of each volume. Fading to cloth spines. Slight staining to cloth spines. Some rubbing and moderate small stains to cloth slipcase. ; Two volumes in slipcase. Each volume is number 262 of an edition of 1000 copies, of which 500 were printed for Great Britain. The Graves volume is signed buy Robert Graves and the Liddell Hart volume is signed by Liddell Hart. Graves volume: ix, (1), 187 pages + frontis. Red buckram cloth. Liddell Hart volume: viii, (2), 233 pages + frontis. Grey buckram cloth.; 8vo .

      [Bookseller: Renaissance Books]
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        Movie Humor - January, 1938 Issue. George Quintana Good Girl Cover art, "A Toot Timer". With "Special Silk Stocking Section"

      New York: Ultem Publications, Inc., 1938 New York: Ultem Publications, Inc., 1938. January, 1938 Issue, Volume 4, No. 6. "Good Girl" pin-up cover art by George Quintana, "A Toot Timer", signed by Quintana in the cover illustration as well. Contents are illustrated from photographs. Quarto, illustrated stapled wraps, 66 pp. About Near Fine. Not much cover toning at all, but a moderate amount of soil (see scans); interior text block pages show marginal age-toning. Tiny amount of damage at the bottom of the spine, though the spine is complete. See scans. A high grade Very Good Plus to About Near Fine, unusual in this fragile and inexpensively produced line of publication. A scarce and iconic issue from the pin-up pulp world of the 1930's, the covers of which, when executed by the likes of George Quintana, Enoch Bolles and Earle Bergey, would currently be dubbed "Good Girl" art. And, that they are. While Bolles covers are scarce enough, Quintana, about which very little else is known but that he painted such covers as these (see scan) is a harder find. Contents are mostly Hollywood studio-produced photos of leggy entertainers who are generally not dressed for the arctic (this issue's cover notes that it includes a "Special Silk Stocking Section"), with plenty of rumor-mill type text as well. The humor derives from the quippy editor-inserted captions next to the photos, mostly cinematic stills. A genre classic for both cover and content- and condition. See scans LG-2

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        ALS - Eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift.

      - Jena 21.VI.1938. 3 Seiten kl.-4°. Mit Umschlag. Dabei 4 Mikroskop-Photographien. - Beiliegend ein Brief mit eigenhändiger Unterschrift, Jena 16. XII. 1964. Hans Boegehold (1876-1965), Mathematiker und Optiker, Leiter des Rechenbüros der Carl-Zeiss-Werke. - An Erwin Lihotzky (1887-1941), Ingenieur und Optiker bei den Leitz-Werken in Wetzlar, der gegen eine Patentanmeldung für den von Boegehold konstruierten ersten Planachromaten protestiert hatte, denn dadurch würde seine fortgeschrittene eigenständige Entwicklung von Mikroskop-Objektiven mit geebnetem Feld behindert. - - ". Eine Patentanmeldung ist erfolgt. Ich bin auch selbst dafür gewesen. Wir haben ja doch nicht nur mit dem Wettbewerb der Firma Leitz zu tun, sondern auch mit den andern, namentlich ausländischen Konkurrenten und haben einige Veranlassung zu vermuten, daß diese versuchen werden, unsere Ausführung nachzumachen. Die Patentanmeldung hat übrigens auch für die Allgemeinheit den Vortheil, daß ein Beispiel gegeben werden muß, wodurch eine brauchbare Darstellung des Prinzips erkannt und ein Urteil ermöglicht wird. - - Die Firma Leitz wird, wenn sie auf anderem Wege zu ebenso guten Ergebnissen gelangt, durch ein Zeissisches Patent nicht geschädigt, ich sehe also die Notwendigkeit eines Patentstreits gar nicht ein. Ein etwaiger Kampf braucht nicht so geführt zu werden, daß man den andern Teil herunterreißt. Mir scheint aus unseren Aufnahmen der von uns erreichte Fortschritt doch zweifellos hervorzugehen. Daß auf anderem Wege Ähnliches erreicht werden kann, habe ich nie bestritten und kann Sie daher persönlich zu Ihrem Erfolge beglückwünschen. Mir werden Sie es, denke ich, nicht verübeln, wenn ich eine gewisse Genugtuung empfinde, daß die Firma Zeiss und ich immerhin zu recht gekommen sind ." - Im Folgenden über die Schwierigkeit, "den Begriff des 'scharfen Sehfelds' einwandfrei zu definieren". - - Der beiliegende Brief von 1964 ist gerichtet an Hein Carl Claussen, Lihotzkys Nachfolger bei Leitz, dem er für einen Aufsatz "über die weite Benutzung dieses vor 30 Jahren von mir angeregten und weiter bearbeiteten Gegenstandes" dankt. ". Mit 88 Jahren kann man natürlich nur noch passiv an Fortschritten teilnehmen, seit einigen Jahren beschäftige ich mich so zuweilen noch mit geschichtlichen und Gedächtnisaufsätzen ." - - ("1938 machte H.Boegehold in Jena den Vorschlag, zur Ebnung der Bilder im Mikroskop in den Mikroskop-Objektiven dicke Menisken mit der Form einer Negativlinse aber mit sammelnder Wirkung zu verwenden .Auf der Grundlage der Arbeit von Boegehold haben wir nach einer durch den Krieg bedingten Pause seit 1945 an der Berechnung und Fertigung von Mikroskopobjektiven mit geebnetem Bildfeld gearbeitet." Hein C. Claussen, Appl. Optics, Vol. 3. pp. 993-1003.) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Changing the Skyline

      Whittlesey House [McGraw Hill], New York 1938 - Housed in a very nice mixed-media slipcase. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BROOKLYN BOOKS]
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        Exercice du chretien a l'usage de Rome avec des reflexions des sonnets chretiens et des sentences de l'ecriture sainte. Dedié à Madame Chalut de Vérin.France [Paris?], 1753. Small 8vo (15 x 9.5 cm). With the title-page set in a decorative black painted border containing the crowned arms of Chalut de Vérin (?), all other leaves set in decorative woodcut borders in pink and green. Early 19th-century gold-tooled black morocco, richly gold-tooled covers with pointillé tooling, gold-tooled spine, gilt edges. Preserved in black morocco pull-of case (Riviere & Son).

      Mortimer L. Schiff Library (Sotheby's 1938) 1362; for Berny: Nagler I, p. 457; for other work by Berny: Hutton Collection (Sotheby's 1972) 9. A fine calligraphic manuscript by the French writing master Pierre-Jean-Paul Berny de Nogent, "ein ausgezeichneter Calligraph, der es in seiner Kunst sehr weit brachte" (Nagler). Born in Chartres in 1722, he studied law before entering the military. After taking part in several campaigns, Berny retired and established himself as a writing teacher and founded a writing academy in Brussels. He seems to have acquired his calligraphic skills while in Paris in the 1750's, and his earliest works are lineographic portraits dated 1751. Interestingly, in the 1770's he corresponded with Benjamin Franklin and dedicated a manuscript on governance to him, titled L'Oeil du Maitre, today held in library of the American Philosophical Society.The present manuscript, containing prayers and devotional texts, is dedicated to Elisabeth Varanchan Chalut de Vérin, former chamber maid to the dauphines and wife of the future farmer general Geoffroy Chalut de Vérin, who frequently received Benjamin Franklin at his Paris residence between 1779 and 1783.1 preliminary leaf missing. Some slight browning. With two bookplates. In very good condition.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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        Tribut to Ballet (LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED COPY)

      London: Collins 1938 - Large limited edition HB (No. 22 of 100) signed by Masefield and Seago. In quarter green/brown calf binding with gilt title to spine, cream cloth boards, top edge gilt, pale green endpapers and with no other inscriptions. In VG++ condition 72pp. of Masefield poems incl. 9 colour plates and 4 drawings plus 14 reproductions in monochrome to rear (26 x 32cm) **Heavy - please contact bookseller direct for revised P&P costs**

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        Spain At War. a Monthly Journal of Facts and Pictures. No. 1-9. April-Dec. 1938. [All Published]. with Voice of Spain. a Monthly Journal of Facts and Pictures. No. 1-3. Jan. -March 1939 [All Published]

      London : United Editorial Limited, 1938, Hardback, First EditionAl 12 nos. Complete with front and back covers ands advertisements. Collected and bound in brown cloth with the title 'Spain at War 1938-1939' in gilt to the spine. Uncommon in its complete form. Scans and additional detail on request. ; 1 pages; Physical desc. : 9 v. : ill. ; 19 cm. Subject: Spain - History - Civil War, 1936-1939 - Periodicals. "A monthly journal of facts and pictures. " Title from cover. Genre: Periodical. Frequency: Monthly. S all.

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        Typescript]: The Pages of this Book have to do with The Activities of the Kickapoo Valley Baseball League and that Stellar Player "Slugger" Sutton

      no publisher, [Richland Center, Wisconsin 1938 - Typescript. (38)pp., and (3)pp. Black three-ring binder with typescript pages, printed rectos only; several cardstock separators, one with a typed label bearing the title; and a rear pocket with three additional typescript sheets, also printed rectos only. The binder is somewhat worn at the spine ends but the pages are fresh with scattered corrections, near fine or better. An unpublished account of the wondrous fictional baseball player, "Slugger" Sutton, based on a real small-town baseball league in Kickapoo River Valley in West Central Wisconsin. A charming tale of a small-town baseball legend who eschewed big leagues success for the ardor of his hometown fans. Further details available upon request. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Training Your Dog, With a preface written byBernard Molohon and the foreword by Clark Gable.

      Marshall Jones Company, Boston 1938 - A handsome copy bound in finely woven blue cloth stamped brightly in gilt on the spine. While there is some light flecking to a few letters, the title, author, and publisher are bright and readable. Printed on very white paper of heavy stock, the book is clean and tight throughout and illustrated profusely with 57 photos, including full-page plates of Clark Gable and Buck, and Loretta Young and Buck from "The Call of the Wild." A delightful book in splendid condition. Carl Spitz (August 26, 1894 – September 15, 1976) was a Hollywood dog trainer, most famous for owning and training Toto, the dog from the movie The Wizard of Oz. Toto was played by Spitz's own Cairn Terrier named Terry. Spitz developed the method of using silent hand signals to direct an animal. Spitz was a German immigrant and student of Col. Konrad Most, who was widely considered to be "The Father of Dog Training in America". Carl opened the Hollywood Dog Training School in California in 1927. Carl Spitz would later go on to become the man responsible for setting up America's WWII War-Dog Program. He was buried in Glendale's Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. (Wikipedia) First Edition with "Copyright, 1938 by Marshall Jones Company and Printed in the United States of America on the copyright page." And no subsequent printings [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Brainerd Phillipson Rare Books]
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        FERDINAND THE BULL CUT-OUTS (code number 925)

      Whitman Publishing Company, Racine 1938 - Disney, Walt. FERDINAND THE BULL CUT-OUTS (code number 925) from the Walt Disney Production based on "The Story of Ferdinand" by Munro Leaf and Robert Lawson. Racine: Whitman Publishing Company, 1938. First edition. Elephant folio - 10-5/8" x 16-3/8". Black cloth backed full color pictorial stiff card wrappers in absolutely wonderful condition. [5]p. The entire book is printed on stiff card. The three internal pages offer a total of sixteen full color punch-outs of characters from Walt Disney's version of "Ferdinand". The back cover offers an additional four full color punch-outs. This book is complete and unpunched. The condition of this book is FINE. Rare [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        I CAUGHT CRIPPEN.

      Blackie 1938 - Hardback. 1st edn. Inspector Dew was the first policeman on the scene of the Mary Jane Kelly murder (allegedly) and tells how clue after clue was followed up and how near the police were 'to laying their hands on the probable murderer.(pp. 85-163 incl. 'The Hunt for Jack the Ripper'). Dew's other claim to fame of course was the fact that he was the man who caught Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippen. He was in charge of the case from the time Belle Elmore disappeared up to the time of Crippen's arrest and trial. Also includes shorter accounts of many other crimes - fraud, blackmail, coining, burglary etc. A vivid account of Dew's life at Scotland Yard. With 4 b/w plates, 242pp. 8vo. h/back. With previous owner's name and address written in ink to fpd, and sl. 'bubbling' to cloth o/w a lovely Vg+ copy (with no foxing or browning), of an extremely scarce Ripper associated title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Typed Letter, Signed, to Hamilton Holt, President of Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, November 30, 1938. SIGNED BY ALEXIS CARREL.

      1938 - Very Good. Letterhead of Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research. "Dear President Holt: I am very sorry to hear, from your letter of November fourth, that you had caught such a severe cold. I hope that you have fully recovered from its effects, long 'ere this. It is indeed most kind of you again to invite me to receive a degree at Rollins College, and I wish that I might have the pleasure of accepting. But, as I shall leave the Rockefeller Institute at the end of next June, I have an overwhelming amount to do during the intervening months, It is really materially imposible for me to make any plans to go away from my laboratories this winter. Believe that I deeply appreciate your action, and that of the Committee on Honorary degrees, and deeply regret that I may not accept your gracious invitation. Yours very sincerely, (signed) Alexis Carrel." [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Not Their Breed & The Forgotten Man

      New York: Privately Printed by The Derrydale Press, [1938] - The poem "Not Their Breed" has Washington speaking out against "murky cellar-plotters"; the poem "The Forgotten Man" has Lincoln speaking modestly of himself ("I fear no fragments of my words have lived to be remembered") One of 500 copies printed for the author. 8vo. . Folded sheet: title page and three pages of letterpres. Fine. Laid into a red cloth folder with a crimson morocco label with Derrydale logo on the upper cover. Siegel 137; Frazier K-1-a [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Long Valley

      The Viking Press, New York 1938 - First Edition, First Printing with the words "FIRST PUBLISHED IN SEPTEMBER 1938" printed on the copyright page. A beautiful First Issue dustjacket that is vibrant in color. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has all the first issue points required for this dustjacket. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a spectacular copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition. We buy Steinbeck First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Origineel handschrift van de bundel Kaleidoscoop.

      Schoolschrift. 20,8 x 16,5 cm. Vijfenzestig bladen. Recto en verso. Met enkele correcties van de auteur.* Volledig handschrift van de dichtbundel Kaleidoscoop (1938), dat op de drukkerij Bosch & Keuning als legger is gebruikt. Op het omslag plakte de vormgever een vel met technische gegevens voor de uitgave, zoals 'Papiersoort middel-vergé' en 'Lettertype egmont'.Dit handschrift omvat tevens 'Toon': dit beruchte gedicht, genoemd naar de boerenknecht van De Mérodes hospita, zou in de dichtbundel tussen 'De Boerendochter' en 'Huisbezoek' worden geplaatst. 's Dichters broer, de uitgever Pieter Keuning, ontdekte echter de vloek ('Verdomme') in de zevende regel en maakte bezwaar, met alle gevolgen van dien. In 1936 werd het contract voor de bundel gesloten, maar in het voorjaar van 1938 verscheen Kaleidoscoop pas: met 49 in plaats van 50 gedichten. 'Toon' werd wel opgenomen in Willem de Mérode, Verzamelde gedichten (Amsterdam 2001), p. 1357.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas HOLTHUIS]
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        THE DEVIL TO PAY

      NY: Stokes, (1938) - SIGNED & INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION. Water-stained boards on a good square copy happily without any of the foxing usually seen on this elusive title. Better than very good dust jacket is clipped (though not the price), shows only moderate creasing an d just three relatively minor chips: two to spine extremities and one to lower rear panel. Book is from library of famed multi-millionaire bibliophile Edward T. (Ned) Guymon, intimate of Dannay & Lee, Hammett, Chandler, Christie, etc., (and the many whom Fred Dannay credits as being his guide & predecessor). On the front pastedown is Guymon's own weirdly fascinating bookplate. Book is a PRESENTATION COPY from Fred Dannay to Guymon's secretary Gertrude Larson, and bears this inscription penned in the bold cursive hand of Dannay: "To / Ned Guymon's / secretary -- / Gertrude Larson -- / with the best wishes / of the author / "Ellery Queen"." A highly fascinating association copy. This is also an advance copy which has the slip laid in. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mystery Pier Books, Inc.,ABAA, ILAB, ABA]
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        TOO MANY COOKS: A Nero Wolfe Mystery

      New York:: Farrar & Rinehart. (1938). First edition. His fifth mystery, complete with a recipe section in back. An early Nero Wolfe featuring a rare trip away from home. The book is very nearly fine and bright in very good dust jacket with spine sunned and minor chipping at corners and spine ends.

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        TOO MANY COOKS

      Am. Mag. 1938 - First edition, Near Fine condition/ Very Good attached dust jacket with several chips. Clamshell box with recipes. Inscribed by the author. Very scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rushton H. Potts]
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        Kindling

      New York: William Morrow. 1938. First. First American edition. Very slightly spine cocked, with some foxing to the cloth on the spine, a very good copy lacking the dustwrapper. Signed by the author, his third book published in the U.S. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Prestwick Golf Club A History and Some Records

      Jackson, Son & Co., Glasgow 1938 - 144 pages, 66 illustrations, red cloth with gilt lettering. Murdoch 690. Donovan & Murdoch 34310. Contains the five fold-out maps in the back of the book which trace the evolution of the course over time. Both the books and the fold-out maps are in fine condition. Only some light foxing on the first few pages. Prestwick was the birthplace of the Open Championship and played host to it twenty four times. The book contains many early 20th century photographs of golfers on the links. They are extraordinary. Most golfers are wearing jackets, ties, hats and many are smoking pipes or cigars. The photographs show their swings which are quite different than the golf swing today. Not only one of the rarest of all club histories but also one of the best. D & J S15520. We specialize in golf books. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        De tweede schipvaart der Nederlanders naar Oost-Indië onder Jacob Cornelisz. van Neck en Wybrant Warwijck 1598-1600. Journalen, documenten en andere bescheiden uitgegeven en toegelicht door J. Keuning.

      - 's Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1938-51. 9 volumes. Cloth and half cloth (index volume wrappers). With 181 maps, plates, illustrations and facsimiles.* Linschoten-Vereeniging XLII, XLIV, XLVI, XLVIII, L. - During this second voyage of the Dutch to the East Indies superior leadership was displayed. The able and sympathetic admiral, Jacob van Neck, was in supreme command. All eight ships reached Bantam and four of them were able to return immediately, loaded with pepper. The remaining four, under the command of vice-admiral Wybrant van Warwijck, continued the journey to Amboyna, the chief centre of the clove trade in the Spice Islands. Warwijck despatched his deputy, Jacob van Heemskerck, to the Banda Archipelago, the only place in the world in those days where nutmeg and its by-product mace were found. - Fine complete set. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Max and the White Phagocytes

      Obelisk 1938 - One of 1000 copies printed by The Obelisk Press in September of 1938. The wrappers are just a bit toned, particularly to the spine, and display very marginal wear to the yapped edges. A much nicer copy than typically encountered. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Reluctant Bookseller]
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        MAX AND THE WHITE PHAGOCYTES

      Paris: Obelisk Press, 1938.. Large octavo. Decorated wrappers. First edition of Miller's first collection of short pieces. Wrappers a bit darkened and marked, spine a bit creased, small nick in rear wrapper, short snag at crown of upper joint, otherwise a very good copy. Folding cloth case.

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        RURAL LAKE TIARATA, NEW YORK LANDSCAPE, ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR (African American WPA Artist)

      1938. Art. Watercolor size: 12" x 15.5". Frame size: 20.5" x 25.5". Watercolor is signed and dated in lower right. It is in excellent condition in original frame. .

      [Bookseller: New Boston Fine and Rare Books]
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        Original pen-and-ink drawing, "Fascism"

      1938. Grunbaum (1909-2009) was born in Seattle and graduated with a degree in fine arts from the University of Washington. After a brief engagement as a WPA art instructor, he moved to New York City, where he participated in numerous exhibitions of politically-engaged art throughout the Thirties and Forties, as well as serving on the editorial board of the left-wing art journal Art Front. His later career was spent as an art director for various mainstream publications, including The New Republic and Scientific American, but he continued to exhibit work at least through the 1960's. He experimented with both social-realist and surrealist techniques, and the current work clearly draws inspiration from both. A few of the highlights have been touched up with white ink, as if for publication, but we have not discovered a published example of this drawing. Pen-and-ink on heavy composition paper, sheet size 17-1/2" x 22" (ca 45cm x 56cm), with ca. 2" margins on all sides. Slight mat burn; small tear into lower edge (far from image); light soil, still fine and bright. Titled and signed in pencil below image area; also signed and dated in ink, lower right. A large, expertly-rendered composition.

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        Le bruit et la fureur [The Sound and the Fury]

      Gallimard, Paris 1938 - First French edition. Translated by Maurice E. Coindreau. Original pale blue printed wrappers in French-folded tissue dustwrapper. Spine very slightly tanned, else fine. One of 20 hors commerce copies, this copy Inscribed by the translator to Mlle. Gabrielle Yras. Faulkner's early and staunch appreciation by, and influence upon, French intellectuals prior to his "rediscovery" in America, is well documented. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Atlantic Reporter [1st]. Vols. 1-200 (1885-1938)

      1938. Atlantic Reporter [1st]. St. Paul, MN: West Group. Vols 1 to 200, (1885-1938). Volume 1 to 105 leatherbound, volumes 106 to 200 Cloth. Ex-library. Interiors clean. See digital image. Publisher's cloth. * Coverage includes synopses and headnotes for state court appellate cases from nine eastern states, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and the District of Columbia Municipal Court of Appeals.

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        Wait Until Spring

      Stacpole, 1938. 1st. Hardcover. A VG+ bright tight copy in a VG to VG+ dj litely chipped at spine ends.

      [Bookseller: CANFORD BOOK CORRAL]
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        MADMAN'S ISLAND

      Angus and Robertson 1938 - First edition;first book by Ion Idriess orange cloth with black titles to spine and front cover.Spine faded with edge wear to hinge edge at rear,slight creases,slight slant to book,cover bright and clean.Block is sound and tight,maps to prelims,Frontis of photographic plate of the log of the wrecked cutter Sea Foam.Neat name on half title page.Rear and front internal hinges have paper cracks only,cloth holding well.Black sketches throughout text.2 pages of publishers advertising at rear.No dust wrapper.RARE first edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Figure Away.

      London: The Crime Club, 1938 - Octavo. Original orange cloth, spine lettered in black, top edge black. With the dust jacket. Contents somewhat foxed; a very good copy in the bright jacket that has some nicks to the extremities. First Colonial issue of the first UK edition. Originally published in the US the preceding year. The tenth Asey Mayo mystery.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        MADMAN'S ISLAND

      Angus and Robertson 1938 - Orange cloth with black titles to spine and front cover.The spine is faded and split down rear hinge,bottom front corner has colour loss.Block is sound and tight,frontis present,prelim map.Pages clean,no names or stamps etc.Rare first book,first edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Calendar of Annual Events in Oklahoma

      Oklahoma: Works Progress Administration, Federal Writers' Project. 1938. First. First edition. Stapled orange wrappers. Illustrated by cowboy artist Wallace Simpson and Oneida Indian artist Walker Boone. WPA Assistant Director Clair Laning's copy, with her ownership signature on the inside front cover. Tiny chips to the front wrap else very near fine. An attractively printed pamphlet, and Jim Thompson's first appearance in print, as Director, prominently noted at the top of the title page. It is likely that Thompson provided the introductions to the various sections of the calendar, and possibly some of the thumbnail descriptions of the various activities in Oklahoma. A rare Thompson item, preceding both Now and On Earth and his first short story appearance. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Le bruit et la fureur [The Sound and the Fury]

      Paris: Gallimard. (1938). First. First French edition. Translated by Maurice E. Coindreau. Original pale blue printed wrappers in French-folded tissue dustwrapper. Spine very slightly tanned, else fine. One of 20 hors commerce copies, this copy Inscribed by the translator to Mlle. Gabrielle Yras. Faulkner's early and staunch appreciation by, and influence upon, French intellectuals prior to his "rediscovery" in America, is well documented. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        T.E. Lawrence to His Biographer, Robert Graves [&] Liddell Hart [2 Vols.]

      Faber & Faber, London 1938 - Limited to an edition of 1,000 numbered copies of which these are both 495, signed by Robert Graves and Liddell Hart in relevant volumes. Bound in red and grey cloth respectively, with gilt title to constrasting title labels, gilt to top, in a special grey cloth covered slipcase. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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        T.E. Lawrence to his Biographers Robert Graves & Liddell Hart. Two Volumes

      New York:: Doubleday Doran,, 1938. . This two volume set of Lawrence's letters to his two biographers is limited to 500 sets. Originial slipcase is present with some signs of wear toning. The Robert Graves volume is signed by Graves; The Liddell Hart volume is signed by Hart. Both volumes are Near Fine, top edges gilt, with a previous owner's name penciled on the front pastedown in Very Good plus dust jackets with age darkening to the spines; offsetting to the front panel of the Hart volume and to the rear panel of the Graves volume. .

      [Bookseller: Gregor Rare Books]
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        CHATEAUX ET MANOIRS DU PERIGORD

      Edition : BORDEAUX, DELMAS, 1938 - Edition originale, un des 15 exemplaires sur Japon d'orient ( numeroté I ) - Images de Maurice Albe, photographies n*ir et blanc - Couverture rempliée - Légères rousseurs au premier plat - Très bel exemplaire (3), 423 pages, broché, 28 cm. Très bon état [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Livres 113]
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        JEAN DUFY. Othon Friesz. als.

      Plaza Hotel / Perls Galleries, n.d. 1938., New York - 4 page, 5" x 8 3/4" folded exhibition promotional catalogue printed in black & white on stiff semi-gloss paper stock. With the original Othon Friesz autograph manuscript used as text for the introduction of the catalogue of the Jean Dufy exhibition held at the Perls Galleries. Written in French on The Plaza Hotel, New York, stationery, 1938, 1 page, about 6 by 8 inches, in very good plus condition. The manuscript in Friesz's hand is not signed but credited in the catalogue in which the introduction by Friesz has been translated into English. Friesz writes: "An Exhibition of Jean Dufy's works coincides with my sojourn in New York. I am happy to see the sparkling and witty canvases of our "little" Jean so fortunately placed here. It has been said too often, and erroneously, that he imitates his big brother Raoul. Surely, he directly stems from him. He absorbed the color technique of his elder brother, as well as the expressive and spontaneous form of statement which he uses with savor to express his very personal emotions. But to see him as any servile imitation of Raoul Dufy would be a serious blunder. In the case of brothers so closely united within their family and their lives - was not Jean the best draftsman in his brother' s atelier? - it would be almost strange that they should not resemble each other. Instead of deploring the resemblances, one should rather see in the case of the brothers Dufy a situation paralleling that of the brothers Le Nain". Othon Friesz was one the most important painters at the start of the twentieth century; one of the founders & leading painters of Fauvism from Le Havre, along with George Braque & Raoul Dufy. During his early years of painting before & in the Fauve style, he often painted & exhibited with Henri Matisse, Albert Marquet, Henri Manguin, Jean Puy, Andre Derain, Maurice Vlaminck and others. He remained a life long friend of Raoul Dufy, both of whom were born & learned art in Le Havre. A lovely item. Original artist autograph manuscripts like Friesz are extremely scarce & seldom come on the market. This one is enhanced because it discusses one great artist's impressions of another. [Some glue mounting remains on the verso of the catalogue otherwise fine] [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Mein Ausflug in die Politik. Seltsame Erlebnisse eines Sekretarius aus der Zeit Marco Polo's. Zum ersten Male hrsg. von Vincenz Hundhausen.

      Pappelinsel-Werkstatt,, Peking, 1938 - Peking, Pappelinsel-Werkstatt, 1938. 8°. (1) Bl., 294 (6) S. Mit zahlr. Textillustr. nach Holzschnitten und Kupferstichen. Orig.-Pappband mit goldgepr. Rückenschild (leicht berieben und bestossen). Nr. 93 von 300 Ex. - Anonymes Handbuch mit Erlebnisberichten aus der Zeit Marco Polos. Hundhausen der eine spanische Übersetzung des Werkes bei einem Trödler in China erstand übersetzte dieses zurück in die deutsche Originalsprache. Der Jurist, Schriftsteller, Verleger und Sinologe Vincenz Hundhausen (1878-1955) lebte ab 1923 in China, war Professor für vergleichende Literaturgeschichte an der Pekinger Regierungsuniversität und verfasste zahlreiche deutsche Nachdichtungen chinesischer Gedichte und Dramen. Im Rahmen der Kulturrevolution ist er im Frühjahr 1954 aus China ausgewiesen worden. (leicht berieben und bestossen). Orig.-Pappband mit goldgepr. Rückenschild [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        THE ELEPHANT NEVER FORGETS

      New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers,. 1938. Octavo,. cloth.. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with light wear at edges,. mainly spine ends and corner tips. (#113685). First U.S. edition. Ethel Lina White was a well-known mystery writer of the 1930s and 1940s who published three mainstream novels before her first crime novel, PUT OUT THE LIGHT. Her fourteen crime novels, the last published in 1944, included THE WHEEL SPINS (1936) from which Alfred Hitchcock made the classic film "The Lady Vanishes." Hubin (1994), p. 857.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        7 MUST DIE

      Appleton-century, New York 1938 - A superb fine bright copy in like pictorial dustwrapper, neatly price-clipped, of this very uncommon hardboiled nautical & Hawiian murder mystery. Bellah was a war hero in both world wars & he is linked to John Ford who filmed his Novels including: Fort Apache, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon & Rio Grande. Bellah also wrote the screenplays: The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance & Sergeant Rutledge. An excellent copy in swagger condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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