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        You Play the Black and the Red Comes Up

      New York: McBride. 1938. First. First edition. Fine, lacking the dustwrapper. A lost classic of hardboiled fiction; when it came out it was compared to The Postman Always Rings Twice and They Shoot Horses, Don't They? An Oklahoma man comes home and finds his wife and child gone, perhaps to California, and he sets out after them. The only mystery novel written by Eric Knight, an excellent and very versatile writer (he also wrote Lassie, Come Home) who died in a plane crash during WWII. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Royal Escape.

      London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1938 - Octavo. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt, front board imprinted with author's initials. With the dust jacket. Spine ends faded and a tad bumped, in dust jacket that has chips at head and tail of spine, nicked edges, chipped corners and a punched hole on the front flap to remove the price. Contemporary ownership inscription on front free endpaper reads: "Flora J. Goodyear. From John. Xmas. 1938." A very good copy. First edition, first impression. Heyer's fifth historical novel, set in 1651, about Charles II's escape from Worcester to Trent and thence to France.

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        The WAR The INFANTRY KNEW. 1914 - 1919. A Chronicle of Service in France and Belgium with the Second Battalion, His Majesty's Twenty-Third Foot, The Royal Welch Fusiliers: Founded on Personal Records, Recollections and Reflections, Assembled, Edited and Partly Written by One of their Medical Officers

      London:: P. S. King & Son Ltd., Orchard House, 14 Great Smith Street, Westminster,. 1938.. 8-3/4" x 6". 1st edition. Reputedly LIMITED to 500 copies, privately printed for the author. xvi, 613, [1] pp.. Original red cloth binding, gilt stamped lettering to spine and front board.. Very modest wear to binding (light rubbing to edges [top right edge. mildly bumped], slight darkening to spine). Some darkening and foxing. to textblock edges. Age-toning and foxing to paper (especially. endpapers & flyleaves). Withal, a VG - VG+ example.. James Churchill Dunn was a British medical officer during World War I. He served as the Regimental Medical Officer for the Royal Welch Fusiliers, and his anonymously published memoir The War the Infantry Knew is regarded as one of the best records of soldier's real lives in the Great War. The title is compiled as a group of letters by over 50 individuals, mainly within the Royal Welch Fusiliers, as an account of their experiences in the war. Mainy interesting anecdotes and true (though perhaps biased, see excerpt below) happenings of the front-line are recorded within the text. One particularly moving incident is recorded on pg. 102 by Regimental Quartermaster-Sergeant F. Powell of the 1914 Christmas armistice where "At 8.30 I fired three shots in the air and put up a flag with "Merry Christmas" on it, and I climbed on the parapet. He put up a sheet with "Thank You" on it, and the German Captain appeared on the parapet. We both bowed and saluted and got down into our respective trenches, and he fired two shots in the air, and the War was on again." Stories such as these are packed throughout the book, and offer as much heartbreaking insight to the war as they do charming narratives of typical male thoughts and opinions. Excerpt from Dunn's Preface: "War will always interest men... This Chronicle is offered as an authentic record of the comings and goings, the chances, deeds and moods of the Second Battalion of His Majesty's 23rd Foot, the Royal Welch Fusiliers; it tells of blissful and what were counted hum-drum days as well as of fevered hours and minutes... Nowehere has the story been adjusted to any official view; it remains throughout a series of records of individual observation and, in the main, of common outlook and talk in billet and trench. The views are mostly repetitions of casual talks, of gossip during reliefs and at other times when news was exchanged; they reflect front-line knowledge and attitude, and express its mood... The Battalion was always used late in action. Attacks had to be made with the knowledge of others' failures, and over their dead. Such a lot called for a full measure of steadfastness and devotion, and yielded no redeeming spectacular repute." . 27 inserted plates of maps titled "Sketches" in rear (all accounted for).

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        Die Arthroskopie (Endoskopie des Kniegelenkes). Ein Beitrag zur Diagnostik der Gelenkrankheiten.

      . Der Rheumatismus, 9. - Dresden und Leipzig, Theodor Steinkopff, 1938, 8°, (4), 64 pp., (6), mit 25 meist farb. Abb., original kart. Band.. First Edition of "the first book of world literature on this issue! - "In Germany of the pre-war period Ernest Vaubel at Wiesbaden was the most emminent arthroscopist. He collaborated with the manufacturer Georg Wolf at Berlin and developed his own arthroscope, a jacobaeus-type thoracolaparascope with a5°-optic and an in- and outflow connecting piece. The optic was definitely longer than the trocard and the electric bulb at the tip was in danger during manipulation in a narrow joint. -Vaubel did a rather small series of arthroscopies from 1936 to 1939 at the University hospitals of Leipzig and Frankfurt, using local anaesthesia and air medium. 1938 he held a paper at the International Congress of Rheumatologists at Bath. In the same year he published a monograph titled "Die Arthroskopie", the first book of world literature on this issue. 1939 he leaved the Frankfurt university hospital and went in his own private practice. 1941-1944 he did military service as medical officer of the air force. After war he hadn't more facilities to practice arthroscopy. - His ideas and his instrument were revived in the german speaking countries in the late fifties by the sports surgeons Gottwald Heiss at Stuttgart and Reinhold Suckert at Linz." C.Kieser, Ernst Vaubel, der deutsche Pionier der Arthroskopie 1902-1989 (Ernst Vaubel M. D. German pioneer in the field of arthroscopy 1902-1989)

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        Kendo No Hanashi (Discussion sur le Kendô)

      Broché, couverture illustrée, rempliée.. 13/18,5 cm., 91 pp.. Rare ouvrage écrit en Japonais par le Maitre Kobayashi, renomé professeur de kendo. Sur la première garde on trouve un dessin qui semble représenter un schéma expliquant la relation entre kenjutsu, kendo et les arts militaires. En dernière page, un ex-libris manuscrit : 22 janvier de la 13e année de Shôwa (1938), école de commerce de Matsushiro, 2e année d'études, Kobayashi Takao, est-ce un parent de l'Auteur? Ce livre est illustré de planches en noir représentant des sabres et des équipements de combat. Bel état. Nous n'avons pas pu identifier l'éditeur, la date d'impression est postérieure à 1938. L'Auteur, Kobayashi Sahée est mort en 1917. Bel état.

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        Boat Builders

      New York: Grosset and Dunlap,, 1938. Oblong octavo. Original pictorial illustrated boards, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. Walt disney studio illustrations throughout done in red and blue. Corners with light rubbing in the dust jacket with light spotting to panels, shallow chipping to lower front edge, a very bright copy. First edition, first printing. Picture book featuring Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy.

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        Das Judentum im osteuropäischen Raum, herausgegeben unter Mitwirkung des Instituts für Osteuropäische Wirtschaft an der Universität Königsberg i.Pr. Mit 197 Abbildungen auf 32 Kunstdrucktafeln und im Text sowie einer Übersichtskarte

      Essen Essener Verlagsanstalt, 1938.. . Vollständige Ausgabe im Original-Verlagseinband (Ganzleinen / Leinen / OGLn / OLn / Ln im Format 17 x 24,6 cm) mit Rücken- und Deckeltitel in Goldprägung, Einbandentwurf von Fritz Dubbert / Essen. 736 Seiten, mit 197 Fotoabbildungen auf Kunstdruckpapier. - Aus dem Inhalt: Vorwort - Einleitung - Hauptzüge der Geschichte der Juden in Osteuropa bis zur Teilung des polnischen Reiches (Das Erscheinen der Juden in Osteuropa / Die Stellung der Juden zwischen den ständischen Gewalten im polnisch-litauischen Reich / Die innere Organisation des Judentums in Polen-Litauen) / Die wirtschaftliche Lage der Juden in Polen-Litauen im Mittelalter und in der neueren Zeit / Geistige und religiöse Bewegungen im polnisch-litauischen Judentum bis zum Beginn des 19. Jahrhunderts / Die Juden in Russland und im Baltikum bis zum Ende des 18. Jahrhunderts) - Die Juden in Osteuropa im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert (Grundsätzliches zur Judenpolitik Russlands / Die russische Judenpolitik bis zum Regierungsantritt Alexanders III.: Die Rechtsstellung der Juden in Russland, die Frage der Landansetzung der Juden, Reformversuche des jüdischen Schulwesen / Die Judenpolitik Russlands von Alexander III bis zum Weltkrieg / Die Judenpolitik in Österreich-Ungarn und Preußen / Die Judenfrage in Rumänien / Grundsätzliches über die geistig-politischen Bewegungen der Judenheit Osteuropas im 19. und 20.Jahrhundert: Orthodoxie und Aufklärung, Judentum und proletarischer Sozialismus, die nationale Bewegung unter den Juden / Parteienbildung unter den Juden Osteuropas / Die wirtschaftliche Stellung der Juden Osteuropas im 19. Jahrhundert / Die Juden und der Weltkrieg: die Juden unter russischer Herrschaft, die Juden unter deutscher und österreichischer Herrschaft, die Juden und der Zusammenbruch Deutschlands und Österreich-Ungarns, die Juden im Kampf zwischen Weiß und Rot, die Juden auf der Friedenskonferenz von Versailles / Die Juden in der Politik Osteuropas nach dem Weltkrieg - Gliederung und Verteilung der Juden im osteuropäischen Raum (Zahl und Verteilung der Juden in Osteuropa: Russland, Lettland und Litauen, Polen, Südkarpathische Länder / Der Verstädterungsprozess der Juden Osteuropas: Russland, Lettland und Litauen, Polen, Südkarpathische Länder / Die Juden als sprachlich bestimmte Gruppe / Die Juden als nationale Minderheit / Die Ostjuden als rassische Gruppe / Natürliche und mechanische Bevölkerungsentwicklung der Juden: Eheschließungen, Geburten, Sterbefälle, natürliche Bevölkerungsvermehrung; Juden nach Alter, Geschlecht und Familienstand; jüdische Bevölkerungsbilanz) - Die Juden und das Geistesleben in Osteuropa (Gemeindeverfassung und Gemeindeleben / Die Juden und das Bildungswesen: Vorkriegszeit, Nachkriegszeit / Die Verjudung des Geisteslebens) - Die Juden im Wirtschaftsleben der Völker Osteuropas (Grundsätzliches zur Frage der Stellung der Juden im Wirtschaftsleben / Berufsgliederung und soziale Lage der Juden in Osteuropa / Die Juden in der Landwirtschaft: jüdische bäuerliche Kolonisation, die Juden und der Großgrundbesitz / Die Juden in der gewerblichen Wirtschaft: die Juden als Handwerker und Industriearbeiter, die Juden als gewerbliche Unternehmer, die Juden in Handel und Kredit / Die antijüdische Bewegung in Osteuropa) - Bibliographie über das Judentum im osteuropäischen Raum - Statistische Gesamtübersichten über die Juden im osteuropäischen Raum. - Erstausgabe, EA, erste Auflage in guter Erhaltung (Stempel auf Titelblatt und Schnitt, sonst gut). - Aus dem Vorwort: "Die vorliegende Arbeit unternimmt es, ein Gesamtbild der Entwicklung, Lage und Bedeutung des Judentums im osteuropäischen Raum zu geben. Daraus ergibt sich, daß der Verfasser genötigt war, auch über das Gebiet des Sozialwirtschaftlichen hinauszugehen und damit in verschiedenste wissenschaftliche Disziplinen überzugreifen. Die Überwindung der stofflichen Überfülle ist ihm nur durch die Hilfe, Beratung und Förderung einer großen Zahl von Instituten und Wissenschaftlern möglich geworden"

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        Ellery Queen's Challenge to the Reader

      Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1938, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, Inscribed By Ellery QueenSize: 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall, Minor offsetting to the title page; light toning on edges. Boards are clean, square, and tight. The dust jacket has flaked and is chipped, but is very presentable and is very seldomly found in any condition. The Challenge To the Reader is the first Ellery Queen anthology to be published and it is inscribed by Frederic Dannay, Book

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        Pumpkin Moonshine

      Oxford 1938 - A near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket of Tasha Tudor's first book. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase. Original price of 75 cents on front flap of dust jacket. No statement of subsequent printings on copyright page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        OUT Of AFRICA

      New York:: Random House. (1938).. 8vo. 1st edition. ix, [1 (blank)], 389, [1 (blank)] pp.. Black cloth spine over orange cloth boards, with gilt stamped lettering to spine. Pale green topstain. Dust jacket. VG+ (gilt bright/slight cock/binder's glue discoloration along. hinges)/VG+ (spine panel lightly sun-tanned/very light wear)..

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        Gammon and Espionage

      London: The Cresset Press Ltd.,, 1938. Octavo. Original black and white cloth, titles to spine gilt on blue ground. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled and tanned, boards lightly rubbed and spotted, light spotting to endpapers. A very good copy in the rubbed, spotted, creased and chipped proof jacket. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the verso of the half-title, "To W. G. Tucker, whose friendship & good advice has been helpful to me on so many occasions, Nicolas Bentley". Tipped-in on the front pastedown is a typed and signed letter from Bentley to Tucker thanking him for "help in my rabbit dilemma" and suggesting that his son may enjoy the book. Also included is a proof copy of the novel with some pencilled annotations by the author.

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        Bécasse

      Editions La Croix Richard, Evreux, 1938. Grand in / 8 broché, sous chemise et étui cartonné, illustrations de Soulas, 157 p. Exemplaire numéroté sur vélin d'arches. Rousseurs sur la tranche et 6 feuillets. La première édition de ce texte date de 1884. Louis - Joseph Soulas (1905 - 1954), peintre - graveur français de notoriété internationale, a illustré un grand nombre d'ouvrages et gravé environ cinq cents planches dans lesquelles il chante sa Beauce natale. Français broché DeCollection

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        The Stoneware Monkey

      Hodder and Stoughton, London 1938 - Powder blue cloth with lettering in gilt at the spine. A very clean, bright and pleasing copy. Spine very slightly turned. Some very minor nicks to the edges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hussein

      London: Oxford University Press,, 1938. An Entertainment. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in yellow, top edge black. With the dust jacket. Cloth slightly rubbed, some minor foxing to edges and endleaves, internally fresh. An excellent copy in the jacket that has a slightly faded spine, toned rear panel, and some nicks to extremities. First edition, first impression. One of the earliest works of the youthful Patrick Russ (later to change his name to Patrick O'Brian), a picaresque novel set in India at the height of the British Raj, evoking an "Arabian Nights-like atmosphere" (front flap). Favourable contemporary reviews marked Russ out as a promising writer. A very appealing copy.

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        Hussein. An Entertainment.

      London: Oxford University Press, 1938 - Octavo. Original black cloth, spine lettered in yellow, top edge black. With the dust jacket. Cloth slightly rubbed, some minor foxing to the edges and endleaves, internally fresh. An excellent copy in the jacket that has a slightly faded spine, toned rear panel, and some nicks to the extremities. First edition, first impression. One of the earliest works of the youthful Patrick Russ (later to change his name to Patrick O'Brian), a picaresque novel set in India at the height of the British Raj, evoking an "Arabian Nights-like atmosphere" (front flap). Favourable contemporary reviews marked Russ out as a promising writer. A very appealing copy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Trending Into Maine

      1938. The farther we went, the more pleasing it was to every man, Alluring us still with expectation of better"[WYETH, N.C., illustrator]. ROBERTS, Kenneth. Trending Into Maine. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1938. Arundel [First] Edition. Limited to 1,075 copies signed by the author and the illustrator. Quarto ( 9 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches; 242 x 170 mm.). [xx], 394, [1], [3, blank] pp. Fourteen color plates. With an extra suite of the plates in the original blue printed envelope. Original cream buckram over blue cloth boards, dark blue morocco spine label lettered in gilt, top edge trimmed, others uncut, color printed pictorial endpapers. Original plain paper dust jacket (slightly browned on spine) housed in the original light blue slip case with printed label on spine with matching limitation number. A very fine copy, complete with the extra suite of plates."Our Captaine discovered up a great river, trending alongst the Maine about forty miles… the beauty and goodness whereof I cannot by relation sufficiently demonstrate… As we passed with a gentle wind up with our ship in this River, any man may conceive with what admiration we all consented in joy… The farther we went, the more pleasing it was to every man, alluring us still with expectation of better." (James Rosier, Account of a 1605 Expedition to America).Allen and Allen, p. 216; Dykes, Wyeth, 290.

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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1938

      J. Whitaker and Sons Ltd., London 1938 - Original brown cloth boards, a clean, tightly bound edition, with no marks or writing inside, except a very small old price in pencil. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [Screenplay]: Man About Town

      (Los Angeles): Paramount Pictures. 1938. Screenplay. Stapled and mimeographed sheets. A little darkening to the edges of the first page, else about fine. The second page, which lists the characters, has had the actors' names handwritten in. Boldly Signed on the front page by most of the principal players: Jack Benny, Dorothy Lamour, Edward Arnold, Phil Harris, Monty Woolley, Betty Grable, and Eddie "Rochester" Anderson. A pencil note on the page states: "June 25, 1939 from Joe," presumably the source of the signed script. The film, a musical comedy with Benny as a Broadway producer who cavorts with married women in order to get would-be girlfriend Lamour jealous, was directed by Mark Sandrich, and written by Morrie Ryskind. A very nice collection of signatures, and certainly seldom found together. .

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        Bird Books and Bird Art: An Outline of the Literary History and Iconography of Descriptive Ornithology

      Levin & Munksgaard, Copenhagen 1938 - Indigo blue cloth cover with somewhat worn leather spine and corners. 251 pages. Slight foxing to endpapers. Previous owner's blind embossed name stamp. An outline of the literary history and iconography of descriptive ornithology based principally on the collection of books containing plates with figures of birds and their eggs now in the University Library at Copenhagen and including a catalogue of these works. Photo of table of contents available. This large, heavy book requires extra charges for international transport. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Trending Into Maine

      Boston: Little, Brown. 1938. First. First edition, the "Arundel Edition," illustrated by N.C. Wyeth, one of 1075 numbered copies Signed by Roberts and Wyeth. Fine in original unprinted parchment dustjacket with a few small chips, in the publisher's slipcase (very lightly soiled and cracked), and including the additional suite of plates. .

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        British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel./Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues January/February 1939 Through November/December1938

      British Columbia: British Columbia Telephone Company. Half Leather. Telephone Talk was the glossy bimonthly publication of the British Columbia Telephone Company. It was written by employees for employees to present information of interest to those engaged in the plant, traffic, commercial, operating, accounting and other departments of the service. Each issue is replete with black and white photos and information on topics such as: company, industry and technological news, traffic levels, expansion plans, personnel announcements, publicity and social events, deaths, weddings, lists of exchanges, and more. As such, these issues serve as a vital preserve of rare and fascinating British Columbia history. This volume covers topics including: Photo of new office at Hope; 3 pages re: 'Up-to-the-minute' phone system for Vancouver's city hall; Article and photo of J.C. (Joe) Armstrong, founder of the B.C. Telephone Co.; Hope Joins our Phone System; 3 page article with photos re: The Jeffrees and the Pendrays - telephone pioneers in Victoria; The Birthplace of the Telephone - 2 page article; Employee sales plan resutls; Table of number of phone sets per B.C. community, January 1, 1937; The McMicking Family Tradition - 3 pages with photos; Roland (Sam) Nosworthy; North Vancouver Phones to Llanerchymedd; E.J. Haughton of Victoria; Linemen best Coquihalla avalanches; Lloyd Purdy; Peter McNeish; 'Thank-you' replaces repetition of numbers in Vancouver; George H. Halse, former CEO, passes away - 3 pages with photos; Cavalsky's Store was Nanaimo's first telephone office - 2 pages with photos; E. Purcell Johnston; Fire sweeps the Vancouver Sun - 2 pages; Harry Wilson; Great photo of construction men in front of Nanaimo phone office 25 years ago; 1886 fire leaves the Janes family home as Vancouver's telephone office - with photo; Robert Daniel Davies; We can telephone to China!; Life as a Vancouver operator; Low rates for Long-Distance calls Sundays and every night - with full-page rate sheet; Service to Britannia and Texada; Mrs. George Pittendrigh - Vancouver's first Toll Operator; PNE parade float cover photo; Service to Alaska now available; Operators rally to relieve load during Marpole fire; Edmund Esson; Juanita Booth, Seymour chief operator; James Cummins of Victoria - pioneer phone man; Newcastle Island picnic; Flat Rate Telephone Service for Greater Vancouver - 4 pages with photos; Dominion phone organization meets at Minaki Lodge; We can now talk to Haiti; "Operator, Get Me to the Police!" - 3 pages with photos; Anchor fouls North Vancouver cable; Engineers 'see' by phone during construction of new Pattullo Bridge, with photo; Photo of the London international switchboard - heart of the world telephone network; Ocean Falls and Edinburgh linked; Vancouver's phone directory - with photos; Vancouver can now 'magic carpet' from Vancouver to Bagdad; T. Percy Waters; Ten Years of Transoceanic Telephone Service, with photos; B.C. ship-to-shore service now available on commercial basis; Voices under the sea, by Al Miller; Reginald H. Milner; Pioneer James Cowherd; Submarine link with Britannia - 4 page article with photos; New Whytecliff office; Alfred Crickmay and his brothers; Development of the phone in B.C., by James Hamilton, V.P.; Operators used to need great memories - 2 page article with great Victorian-era operating room photo; Zeballos and Alert bay join phone system - article and photos; Prince Rupert centre of new radiotelephone network; Police session told of proposed teletype network; First call from Atlantic ship to Vancouver; Radio hams in our company; Newcastle Island picnic; Miss Almina Eligh; West Van exchange now includes Whytecliff; PNE float details and photos; F.C. Patterson retires, replaced by C.C. Simpson; Two submarine cables severed by Pier D Fire - with photos and text; Ship-to-shore demonstration on CJOR radio; Vancouver's telephone system will be converted to dial; C.A. (Charlie) Price; Frank C. Paterson; Beware of the common cold; Vancouver toll room enlarged; Back cover advertisement for the handy hang-up monophone; and more. Average wear. Ink stamp of company executive E.P. LaBelle upon fore- and top edges, and inside front board, else unmarked. Binding intact. . Good. 1938. First Edition.

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        Arms and the Covenant

      George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., London,, 1938. Compiled by Randolph S. Churchill. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. Frontispiece portrait. Spine a little faded otherwise a nice copy. First Edition, First Impression.

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        Mickey Mouse The Boat-Builder.

      Grosset and Dunlap. New York (1938) - First Edition. Original oblong octavo, color illustrated boards in original color illustrated dustjacket. Illustrated with full color covers, pictorial endpapers and interior illustrations in blue and red on almost every page to compliment the story featuring Mickey, Donald and Pluto. A truly scarce Disney title. Near Fine bright and tight copy in Very Good plus dustjacket, dime sized chip, closed tear and accompanying creases to top front panel, few short closed tears to edges, small chip at lower rear panel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mickey Mouse the Boat-Builder

      Grosset & Dunlap, New York 1938 - 8 1/8 in. wide. 28 pages; 13 full page illustrations; 5 small illustrations. 10 of the illustrations are bluetone; 8 are redtone. The cover and the DJ have the title as Walt Disney's Boat Builders and have the same illustrations, which are full color. The characters are M. Mouse, D. Duck, Goofy, C. Cow, Minnie Mouse, and the Three Little Pigs. Red endpapers with illustrations in black. Cover: Faint shelf wear soiling; front board has a 1/4 in. scrape (in sand background), and the bottom corner has a 2 in. x 1/2 in. area of lt. gray stains; the ends of the spine fold are softened and a little rubbed; occasional, small rubbed spots on the edges. Pages are lightly tanned. The title page has an owner's name and a handwritten date of Dec. 25, 1938. DJ: The flaps have blurbs for four book titles, including this one as Mickey Mouse the Boat-Builder; faint shelf wear soiling; the spine's fold has a crease line; a 4 in. crease line is on the front flap; a 3 in. crease line is along the bottom edge of the back panel; two 2 in. crease lines are along the top edge of the front panel; the back panel has two 3 in. bend lines; the flaps' folds are rubbed; five 1/4 in. closed tears; a 3/8 in. closed tear; two 1/4 in. chips. Additional scans e-mailed upon request. International shipping will require extra cost. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Prelude for War

      London, Hodder and Stoughton. 1938, 1938. Crime adventure. First Edition. 8vo. Publisher's blue cloth titled in black to spine and front board, sunning to spine, light fading and edgewear to extremities, strong and bright. In a crisp, strong example of the Thompson dustwrapper, wear to extremities, light marginal creasinga and chipping, closed tear to upper margin of the front panel, creasing to head of spine, trinagle of loss to upper corner of the rear panel, nevertheless a most handsome example of a scarce bit of sainthood. Shows very well, blue endpapers, internally bright and clean. A Saint novel.

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        LA DIFESA DELLA RAZZA - 1938 - 1941 - interessante lotto delle prime quattro annate complete. - , Roma, Tumminelli arti grafiche, 1938

      - Tutti i fascicoli SCIOLTI ( 23,5 x 30,5 . pp. 48-60 cadauno) sono in buone condizioni ). Famoso periodico quindicinale diretto da Telesio Interlandi (Chiaramonte Gulfi RG 1894 ? Roma 1965). Tra i collaboratori, oltre alla squadra dei siciliani vicina al direttore, ci furono medici, antropologi, zoologi, politici, letterati. La collezione che presentiamo, ormai assai rara, è oggi una importante e significativa documentazione storica, pur discussa e discutibile - rimossa e controversa, essendo stata il "Manifesto" della politica razziale antisemita dell'epoca. ANNO PRIMO - 1938 - dal n. 1 del 05.08.1938 al n. 6 del 20.12.1938 ANNO II - 1938-39 - dal n. 1 del 05.11.1938 al n. 24 del 20.10.1939 ANNO III - 1939-40 - dal n. 1 del 05.11.1939 al n. 24 del 20.10.1940 ANNO IV - 1940-41 - dal n. 1 del 05.11.1940 al n. 24 del 20.12.1941 L'IMPORTANTE LOTTO NON DIVISIBILE VIENE OFFERTO A

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        The Spanish Earth

      Savage Company 1938 - First Edition. This is number 309 of 1000 copies. The book is in nice shape. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION. We buy Hemingway First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Spanish Earth. With an introduction by Jasper Wood. Illustrations by Frederick K. Russell.

      Cleveland: The J. B. Savage Company, 1938 - Octavo. Original tan cloth, titles to spine and front board in black, decoration to front board in orange. Contemporary Australian bookseller's ticket to front pastedown. A bright copy in excellent condition. Illustrated with 7 black and white plates. First edition, first printing, second issue plain endpapers with Jasper Wood's printed note on rear pastedown. One of 1,000 copies printed. Grissom A15.1.a. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Spanish Earth

      The J. B. Savage Company, Cleveland 1938 - Second issue with plain endpapers. This is #258 of 1000 copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE SPANISH EARTH

      Cleveland: The J.B. Savage Company, 1938. Front cover and spine lettered in black. Vignette of fist and three airplanes in orange on front cover. Second issue plain tan endpapers. Illustrations by Frederick K. Russell. Disclaimer on rear pastedown. This is copy #675/1000 numbered copies. Contains a transcript of the author's narration for the sound track in film by the same name. Hemingway did not approve of the initial endpapers which were changed after 50-100 copies were printed. He also disapproved of credit given him rather than to the film's director and photographer. Hanneman A15a. 60pp.. First Edition, Limited. Tan Cloth. Nearly Fine/No Jacket as Issued. Thin Octavo.

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        The Spanish Earth

      Cleveland: J. B. Savage Co., 1938. First Edition. First Printing. Limited to 1,000 copies, this copy is out of series. Second state with plain end papers and disclaimer on the rear paste down. In Very Good condition with light edge wear and soiling and light scuffing. Ding to top edge of boards. Former owner name written small on front paste down. One of only 1,000 copies.

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        The postage stamps of New Zealand. - Vol. I

      Philatelic Society of New Zealand, 1938 - 678pp + 2 loose plates on photographic paper. 1st ltd. ed., no 608 of 1000 copies, fine in worn original quarter calf with some damage to top of spine. Handbook covering the stamp issues to 1936 also back of the book issues and proofs and essays. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Verzameld Werk I-III.

      Amsterdam/ Bilthoven, Querido/ De Gemeenschap, 1938. Drie delen. Verguld zwart marokijn. Kop verguld. Onafgesneden. (2), 192; 280; 288 p. 1e druk. Voorste schutbladen verwijderd.* Prachtige luxe set VW, gedrukt op geschept papier van Van Gelder en gebonden in heelmarokijn, in een oplage van 25 ongenummerde exemplaren. Deel I (Poëzie) heeft bovendien een fraaie, literair-historisch belangrijke, handgeschreven, gesigneerde opdracht van de auteur aan Jan en Aty Greshoff: 'voor Jan en Aty,/ bij hun vertrek naar/ Kaap de Goede Hoop,/ ter herinnering aan/ vele jaren van/ vriendschap./ Henny/ Brussel, IV. '39'. De delen II (Proza) en III (Critisch Proza) zijn gesigneerd door de auteur op de Franse titel, wat zeker niet bij alle luxe-exemplaren is gebeurd.

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        A NEW SONG

      NEW YORK NY: INTERNATIONAL WORKERS ORDER. VG+ WRAPS. PUB 1938. FIRST EDITION. ISBN: SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON THE TITLE PAGE/INTRODUCTION BY MICHAEL GOLD/COVER. ISBN: ART BY JOE JONES/ ONE OF 10,000 COPIES. WHITE AREAS OF COVER TANNED. A VERY NICE COPY OF A SCARCE TITLE ANDSIGNATURE.. Keywords: POETRY, SIGNED, AFRO-AMER AUTHOR, INVISIBLE, ABCDEF.

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        RUPERT ANNUAL 1938 - THE NEW RUPERT BOOK

      Daily Express 1938 - 1938. Very good condition with no wrapper. The third Rupert annual. 1st story Rupert and the Daffodils. Colour pictorial boards. Red cloth spine. 126 pages. 10x7.5". Bumping and wear to spine and corners; chipping along cover edges. Damage to base of spine; some 'chewing' of cloth to bottom corner of spine. Belongs to box has inscription in ink. Foxing. Still very good for its age! [S] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Baustelle Erneuerung der Düsenanlage am Kochemer Tunnel. - [Privates Fotoalbum von 1938]. -

      1938. Fotoalbum, 25 Bll. mit 99 montierten Fotos im Format 9 x 6 cm, Lnbd., Schnurbindung, 18,5 x 27 cm (quer). Privates Fotoalbum des Bauleiters (?) Pentzin. Die 99 Fotos dokumentieren die Fortschritte auf der Baustelle vom Beginn der Sanierung der Entlüftungstechnik am 20. April 1938 bis zum Ende der Arbeiten am 3. November 1938. Alle Fotos tragen teils mehrzeilige handschriftliche Legenden. Die Fotos sind kontrastreich und von guter handwerklicher Qualität (sowohl die Außen-, als auch die Innenansichten). - Die Seidenhemdchen teils etwas eselsohrig und mit Knicken. Sonst und insgesamt gutes, gepflegtes Exemplar..

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        Laughter in the Dark

      New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company,, 1938. Octavo. Original brown cloth, spine lettered in dark blue. With the dust jacket. A superb copy in the bright jacket that has some nicks to extremities. First US edition, in the second state brown cloth. Originally serialised in the literary journal Sovremennye Zapiski in 1932 under the Russian title ?????? ???????, the novel was first published in English as Camera Obscura in 1936. However, Nabokov was so displeased with the translation that he undertook his own, republishing it as Laughter in the Dark.

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        British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel./Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues January/February 1939 Through November/December1938

      British Columbia Telephone Company, British Columbia, 1938, Half Leather, Book Condition: Good, First EditionSize: 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall, Telephone Talk was the glossy bimonthly publication of the British Columbia Telephone Company. It was written by employees for employees to present information of interest to those engaged in the plant, traffic, commercial, operating, accounting and other departments of the service. Each issue is replete with black and white photos and information on topics such as: company, industry and technological news, traffic levels, expansion plans, personnel announcements, publicity and social events, deaths, weddings, lists of exchanges, and more. As such, these issues serve as a vital preserve of rare and fascinating British Columbia history. This volume covers topics including: Photo of new office at Hope; 3 pages re: 'Up-to-the-minute' phone system for Vancouver's city hall; Article and photo of J.C. (Joe) Armstrong, founder of the B.C. Telephone Co.; Hope Joins our Phone System; 3 page article with photos re: The Jeffrees and the Pendrays - telephone pioneers in Victoria; The Birthplace of the Telephone - 2 page article; Employee sales plan resutls; Table of number of phone sets per B.C. community, January 1, 1937; The McMicking Family Tradition - 3 pages with photos; Roland (Sam) Nosworthy; North Vancouver Phones to Llanerchymedd; E.J. Haughton of Victoria; Linemen best Coquihalla avalanches; Lloyd Purdy; Peter McNeish; 'Thank-you' replaces repetition of numbers in Vancouver; George H. Halse, former CEO, passes away - 3 pages with photos; Cavalsky's Store was Nanaimo's first telephone office - 2 pages with photos; E. Purcell Johnston; Fire sweeps the Vancouver Sun - 2 pages; Harry Wilson; Great photo of construction men in front of Nanaimo phone office 25 years ago; 1886 fire leaves the Janes family home as Vancouver's telephone office - with photo; Robert Daniel Davies; We can telephone to China!; Life as a Vancouver operator; Low rates for Long-Distance calls Sundays and every night - with full-page rate sheet; Service to Britannia and Texada; Mrs. George Pittendrigh - Vancouver's first Toll Operator; PNE parade float cover photo; Service to Alaska now available; Operators rally to relieve load during Marpole fire; Edmund Esson; Juanita Booth, Seymour chief operator; James Cummins of Victoria - pioneer phone man; Newcastle Island picnic; Flat Rate Telephone Service for Greater Vancouver - 4 pages with photos; Dominion phone organization meets at Minaki Lodge; We can now talk to Haiti; "Operator, Get Me to the Police!" - 3 pages with photos; Anchor fouls North Vancouver cable; Engineers 'see' by phone during construction of new Pattullo Bridge, with photo; Photo of the London international switchboard - heart of the world telephone network; Ocean Falls and Edinburgh linked; Vancouver's phone directory - with photos; Vancouver can now 'magic carpet' from Vancouver to Bagdad; T. Percy Waters; Ten Years of Transoceanic Telephone Service, with photos; B.C. ship-to-shore service now available on commercial basis; Voices under the sea, by Al Miller; Reginald H. Milner; Pioneer James Cowherd; Submarine link with Britannia - 4 page article with photos; New Whytecliff office; Alfred Crickmay and his brothers; Development of the phone in B.C., by James Hamilton, V.P.; Operators used to need great memories - 2 page article with great Victorian-era operating room photo; Zeballos and Alert bay join phone system - article and photos; Prince Rupert centre of new radiotelephone network; Police session told of proposed teletype network; First call from Atlantic ship to Vancouver; Radio hams in our company; Newcastle Island picnic; Miss Almina Eligh; West Van exchange now includes Whytecliff; PNE float details and photos; F.C. Patterson retires, replaced by C.C. Simpson; Two submarine cables severed by Pier D Fire - with photos and text; Ship-to-shore demonstration on CJOR radio; Vancouver's telephone system will be converted to dial; C.A. (Charlie) Price; Frank C. Paterson; Beware of the common cold; Vancouver toll room enlarged; Back cover advertisement for the handy hang-up monophone; and more. Average wear. Ink stamp of company executive E.P. LaBelle upon fore- and top edges, and inside front board, else unmarked. Binding intact.

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        The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories

      Scribner's - First edition, 1938. Book very good, except for slight edgewear, slight staining near bottom and vertical edge of back, some discoloration on end-papers and last page. DJ good, with small pieces missing at top of spine, tail of spine, top of front flap, very small piece missing at near top corner of back, some twenty-five pieces of tape inside DJ, tearing and creasing along bends, small piece missing near bottom corner of front, slight scratching on back, slight discoloration on spine, flaps, and inside DJ. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Code of the Woosters

      Doubleday Doran 1938 - [As per McIlvaine: A60a. Published: 7 October 1938. First Edition]. Book is in very good condition. Dust jacket protected with Mylar. All of our jackets are original dust jackets. ENGRAVER'S PROOF dust jacket. Minor wear to the dust jacket. Minor wear to the covers and spine. Foxing on the endpapers. Pages are jagged. Please see our other P. G. Wodehouse Listings. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LA DIFESA DELLA RAZZA - 1938 - 1941 - interessante lotto delle prime quattro annate complete.. - , Roma, Tumminelli arti grafiche, 1938

      Tutti i fascicoli SCIOLTI ( 23,5 x 30,5 . pp. 48 - 60 cadauno) sono in buone condizioni ). Famoso periodico quindicinale diretto da Telesio Interlandi (Chiaramonte Gulfi RG 1894 â?? Roma 1965). Tra i collaboratori, oltre alla squadra dei siciliani vicina al direttore, ci furono medici, antropologi, zoologi, politici, letterati. La collezione che presentiamo, ormai assai rara, è oggi una importante e significativa documentazione storica, pur discussa e discutibile - rimossa e controversa, essendo stata il "Manifesto" della politica razziale antisemita dell'epoca. ANNO PRIMO - 1938 - dal n. 1 del 05.08.1938 al n. 6 del 20.12.1938 ANNO II - 1938 - 39 - dal n. 1 del 05.11.1938 al n. 24 del 20.10.1939 ANNO III - 1939 - 40 - dal n. 1 del 05.11.1939 al n. 24 del 20.10.1940 ANNO IV - 1940 - 41 - dal n. 1 del 05.11.1940 al n. 24 del 20.12.1941 L'IMPORTANTE LOTTO NON DIVISIBILE VIENE OFFERTO A

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