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      London: Victor Gollancz, 1938.. First edition. 8vo. 446 pp. Recently rebound in black full morocco, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered to two panels and decorated to the others, all edges gilt. An excellent copy.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        THE CASE OF THE SUBSTITUTE FACE (Intimate Presentation Copy of the First Edition)

      New York: William Morrow, 1938. Gardner, Erle Stanley. THE CASE OF THE SUBSTITUTE FACE. New York: William Morrow, 1938. First Edition, first printing. A Near Fine copy (covers slightly white-spotted, probably originating from contact with the dust jacket & front endpapers a little browned) in a NEAR FINE unrestored and unrepaired ORIGINAL PRICED ($2.00) DUST JACKET. The DJ has only minor wear to the extremities, the red back panel is entirely unfaded. PRESENTATION COPY WITH AN EXCELLENT INSCRIPTION BY THE AUTHOR on the front-free endpaper in the year of publication: "To Tee/who has a gift for putting stuff on paper and the thoughts to go with it/with love from Erle." On the facing paste-down, Gardner has written out his name in full and dated it: "Erle Stanley Gardner/ May 1938." Tee Rose, a young writer from San Francisco, became a lifelong friend of ESG and she usually received Gardner's latest book in the mail immediately upon its publication. We have in stock quite a few of his presentation copies to her dating from 1934 to the early 1960s. THE CASE OF THE SUBSTITUTE FACE is the 12th in Gardner's Perry Mason series. During a dark and stormy night aboard ship, a man goes missing. A portrait photograph is mysteriously changed out of a frame. Mason must solve the mystery to save a life. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

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        La Metamorfosis

      Buenos Aires: Editorial Losada,, 1938. Octavo. Original orange boards, spine and front board lettered in black, patterned endpapers, top edge orange. Spine faded, boards a little bowed, occasional minor foxing. An excellent copy. First edition in Spanish, translated and with a preface by Jorges Luis Borges. Kafka's masterpiece, which was originally published in the German magazine Die Weißen Blätter in October 1915, under the title Die Verwandlung.

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        The Praise and Happinesse of the Countrie-Life. Written originally in Spanish . Put into English by H. Vaughan, Silurist. Reprinted from the edition of 1651

      Newtown, Wales: Printed by James Wardrop at the Gregynog Press, 1938 - A little gem of a book, one of the most charming of the Gregynog's books, with exquisite engravings by Stone (GREGYNOG PRESS) No. 81 of 400 copies. 12mo. With 7 wood-engravings by Reynolds Stone. Quarter red-morocco over olive-green paper over boards, wood-engraved title label on upper cover, by the Gregynog Press Bindery. Harrop 39 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bulldog Drummond on Dartmoor

      London: Hodder & Stoughton,, 1938. A Novel, based on a story by Sapper. Octavo. Original pale blue cloth, spine and front board lettered in black, blue endpapers. With the dust jacket. Bookseller's ticket to front pastedown and ownership signature to front free endpaper. Spine gently rolled; a really excellent copy in the jacket that has a slightly faded spine. First edition, first impression. The eleventh Drummond novel, and the first written by Fairlie, who continued the series after the death of its originator, H. C. McNeile, who published under his pen name Sapper.

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        My Sister Eileen

      Published by Chatto & Windus Ltd, 42 William IV Street, London First Edition UK . London 1938. - First UK edition hard back binding in publisher's original terracotta and cream cloth covers, terracotta and cream title and author lettering to the spine, plum dyed upper edges. 8vo. 8'' x 5½''. Contains 200 printed pages of text. Superficial wear to the covers, fore and lower edges age darkened, faded ink message to the front free end paper. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with 20 mm v-shaped piece of paper missing to the lower front gutter, rubs to the corners and spine ends, not price clipped 5s. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. AMERICAN LITERATURE [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La maison de la peur. Preface et illustrations de Max Ernst.

      Paris, Collection "Un Divertissement" (H. Parisot) 1938.. 8°. 12 n.n. S. mit 3 ganzseitigen Collagen von Max Ernst. Originalbroschur.. "Quatrieme cahier de la Collection Un Divertissement". - Bolliger 7, 533. - Hugues-Poupard 15. - Originalausgabe. Gedruck in 120 Exemplaren, hier eines der 100 auf "Papier Le Roy Louis teinte Champagne". Mit dem Vorwort "Loplop presente la Mariee du Vent" von Max Ernst. Eine der seltensten Collagepublikationen des Künstlers. Broschurumschlag leicht gebräunt. "Quatrieme cahier de la Collection Un Divertissement". - Bolliger 7, 533. - Hugues-Poupard 15. - Edition originale. Imprime en 120 exemplaires. Celui-ci est un des 100 exemplaires en "Papier Le Roy Louis teinte Champagne". Avec la preface "Loplop presente la Mariee du Vent" de Max Ernst. Une des plus rares publications- collages de l'artiste. Couverture de la brochure legerement brunie.

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        Heil Hebrew! A Gentile Salute

      Louisville: The Alliance Press, 1938. Original red felt wraps, the front wrap gilt-lettered, a small chip to the rear wrap, light wear, else a very good copy; 91 pages Louis Brandeis's copy, the presentation on the front blank--"To Hon. Louis D. Brandeis / with deepest / respect and esteem / James E. Dunne / December 1938", dated the same month as Brandeis noted "[t]he rising indignation over Hitler's atrocities

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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 extremities. First UK edition, colonial issue. Originally published in the US the preceding year. The tenth Asey Mayo mystery.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Being Geniuses Together

      London: Secker and Warburg. (1938). First. First edition. A slight bump to the foredge, a near fine copy lacking the dustwrapper. Important memoir by a Zelig-like American expatriate author and publisher who was at the center of the flowering of the Lost Generation. .

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        BEING GENIUSES TOGETHER: An Autobiography

      London:: Secker & Warburg. (1938). First edition. The publisher of the Contact Press and expatriate's memoirs, which were not republished in the U.S. until 1968. A scarce book of the 1920's in Paris by one of the key players. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine, small name and date (1944) on front endpaper, page edges show aging and minor wear on corners and spine ends, otherwise very good in a worn and aged but about complete, price-clipped dust jacket with chips on corners and one at top of front panel, none affecting lettering. Tape repair on back and one on front along hinge.

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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]

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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]

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        The Hobbit, or There and Back Again, 1st Edition, Later State

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston and New York 1938 - 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A great copy of an extremely collectable book. This is the 1st Edition, 1st Impression, 3rd State, with the publishers device (flautist) on the title page. The maps are in the proper order as per the List of Illustrations. This book also has the half title page as called for, and has the corrected 'Chapter VII' on page 118. It features the 4 color and 9 black and white illustrations by Tolkien, all of which are present and in extremely clean and bright condition. The text block and maps are also very clean and bright, with a few odd stains to the edges of the textblock scattered thru the book. No names or inscriptions. Minor wear to the corners of the boards, rubbed thru to the top corners with a bit of fraying. The original cloth of the spine shows some wear to the top and bottom edges, and has considerable darkening to the cloth from exposure and soiling. The boards are soiled to the edges but overall Very Good. I have provided a one piece facsimile of the very scarce 1st Dustjacket, as well as a custom marbled paper slipcase to help protect and show off this lovely classic of modern fiction. Digital photo's available, inquire if interested. Other Tolkien books available, include both the UK and US editions, original cloth bindings, custom fine bindings, and Signed/Numbered/Limited Editions. Very Good Plus / Facsimile Only. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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]

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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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        Flying Colours Including a Ship of the Line

      Michael Joseph, London 1938 - HARDBACK - The book is in fine condition, free of any previous owner names or inscriptions. The pages are very clean indeed, free of any toning or foxing. The green outer boards of the book,are also very clean, free of any fading to the spine or to the boards. The spine tips are free of any pushing, with the corners of the book sharp, and free of any bumps or Knocks. The book is a first edition published by Michael Joseph in conjunction with the Book Society Limited. The dust wrapper is in near fine condition with a small chip missing from the top corner of the rear panel, also with small tears to the corners of the front and rear flap folds. The dust wrapper is a very clean example with no fading to the spine, and with a surprisingly clean back panel. Correctly priced at 8/6net. A lovely example, seldom found in this condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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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]

      [Bookseller: Gumshoe Books]
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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..

      [Bookseller: Guthschrift Antiquariat]
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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..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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      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

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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      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]

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

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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      . 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.

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books ]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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