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        Maestri e poeti Dalle origini alla fine del secolo XV

      ARNOLDO MONDADORI EDITORE, 1938. ITALIANO 0,52 Legatura in cartoncino rigido, con titolo in oro al dorso, in tassello rosso. Mancante di sovraccoperta. Pagine in buono stato, brunite come i tagli, con numerose sottolineature e scritte a penna. Presenti tavole illustrate ripiegate nelle pagine. Volume n. I della collana. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        SHIP OF THE LINE

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1938. First US Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 323 pages; VG/VG-; spine tan and blue with blue and tan lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.50'; mild chipping and wear to dust jacket, including small chips missing to head of spine; top edge of text block red; interior clean; Two of Forester's Hornblower books, A Ship of the Line and Flying Colours, were jointly awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction in 1938; LP consignment; shelved case 6, Dupont. Full-priced Rockville.

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        Ship of The Line by C. S. Forester (First Edition)

      Little, Brown and Company, Boston 1938 - Ship of The Line by C. S. Forester (First Edition) A firm square copy with slight fade to the cloth binding. Minor pale scuffing to the dust jacket covers, faint toning to spine. original $2.50 price unclipped. Mylar cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heartwood Rare Books]
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        Deutsche Handschrift auf Papier. Griechische Mythologie.

      Deutschland, wohl um, 1938. - circa 33,5 x 25,5 cm. 41 Seiten mit 12 rabig aquarellierten gezeichneten Vignetten Lose Blätter in Halbleinen-Mappe mit gezeichneter Deckelvignette "Kompilation einiger Geschichten aus der griechischen Mythologie und Geschichte mit hübschen schwarzgrundigen Vignetten im Stil des Art deco. Am Ende ein Register mit Erklärung der Gotter und Gestalten. Dort die Randbemerkung zu Daphne: "Oper von Richard Strauss" (Uraufführung war 1938 - damit ein Anhaltspunkt für die Datierung). " "- Nur vereinzelt wenig fleckig, meist sauber, etwas berieben, sonst schön. - Sehr dekorative Aquarelle. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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        Chinaflug. An Album of Aerial Photos of Major Cities of China

      Berlin: Atlantis-Verlag, 1938 - First edition, first printing. Octavo, 25.5*18.3cm, 192p. 128 pages of photographs. Some wear and fading to outer covers, otherwise a very good hardcover. Text in GERMAN. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Chinese Art Books]
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        Hitler: A Biography

      Constable & Co., 1938. Hardcover. Good. 1938. 3rd impression. 415 pages. No dust jacket. Red cloth with black lettering to spine. Pages are moderately tanned and thumbed throughout, with some minor foxing. Some lightly scuffed and dog-eared corners. Light cracking to front hinge. Binding is firm with no loose pages. Crease to front paste-down. Spine and edges of cloth are sunned. Minor bumping and scuffing to corners. Slight crushing to spine ends. Few small marks to boards and mild bumping to edges.

      [Bookseller: The World of Rare Books]
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        MEI LI

      - HANDFORTH,THOMAS. MEI LI. NY: Doubleday Doran 1938 (1938). Large 4to (9 1/4 x 12 1/4"), orange cloth, Fine in near fine dust wrapper without medal and not price clipped. Stated 1st edition and WINNER OF THE SECOND CALDECOTT AWARD! This is a Chinese tale written by Handforth and magnificently illustrated by him with black and white lithos on every page. Rare in this condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        (Photo album): Crookston, Minnesota

      Crookston, Minnesota, 1938. Fair. Octavo album. Spiral bound in flexible cloth wrappers. 121 gelatin silver images, various sizes, 3" x 4" probably being near the average. Many captioned in ink with dates and locations. The spirals are largely unspiraled, wrappers and some leaves chipped, about good; images are near fine. Album kept by a young woman, probably from Crookston, Minnesota, where many of the images are identified from, although some depict visits to realtively local areas (Bemiji, Grand Forks, N.D.) or vacations (Miami Beach and Lexington, Kentucky). The earliest images depict the compiler (usually identified as "Me") as a (probably high school) drum majorette, and later as a young wife (married to "John") and mother. Probably the largest percentage of identified images come from Crookston, and there are several images of the Crookston Pirates, a professional baseball team in the Northern League, with several players identified - it is possilbe that "John" was on the team. A pleasing albeit somewhat pedestrian album, in need of some modest preservation.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Godthaab Expedition 1928 - The Phytoplankton of the Waters West of Greenland

      C.A. Reitzels Forlag, Copenhagen 1938 - 380 pages. Index of species mentioned. Literature list. Includes 108 figures in text and two fold-out maps. Text in English. Heavy external wear. Back cover loose but present. Binding very weak. A worthy reading copy. [Arctic Bibliography 6307] [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Almanach vivarois [de l'année 1927 à l'année 1938].

      Saint-Félicien-en-Vivarais, Éditions du Pigeonnier, 1926-1938, brochés, couv. imp. - 12 années en 12 volumes in-16 ; Du 1e almanach vivarois au 12e, édités sous le signe des mois de janvier à décembre.Très rare collection complète, en grand papier -à l'exception du tome 1e, qui est sur Montgolfierr-, de ces précieux almanachs.Détail de la collection :1927 sous le signe de janvier. Un des 350 ex. sur vergé Montgolfier.1928 sous le signe de février. Un des 22 ex. sur Vidalon ancien.1929 sous le signe de mars. Un des 25 ex. sur Vidalon ancien.1930 sous le signe d'avril. Un des 25 ex. sur Vidalon ancien.1931 sous le signe de mai. Un des 25 ex. sur Vidalon ancien.1932 sous le signe de juin. Un des 25 ex. sur Vidalon ancien.1933 sous le signe de juillet. Un des 25 ex. sur Vidalon ancien.1934 sous le signe d'août. Un des 8 ex. sur Montval.1935 sous le signe de septembre. Un des 8 ex. sur Montval.1936 sous le signe d'octobre. Un des 10 ex. sur Montval.1937 sous le signe de novembre. Un des 10 ex. sur Montval.1938 sous le signe de décembre. Un des 30 ex. sur vélin ancien de Vidalon.Chaque année est illustrée de nombreux bois gravés. Le plat supérieur de la couverture porte un bois de C. Madier pour l'année 1927, de Jos. Jullien pour les années 1928 à 1931 et de Jean Chièze pour les années 1932 à 1938.Ces almanachs vivarois sont une des plus grandes réussites des Éditions du Pigeonnier. Ils parurent sans interruption de 1927 à 1938. Dans son avis au lecteur de 1927, Charles Forot présente ainsi son ambition, qu'il réalisera intégralement : "Nous aurions voulu un almanach populaire - mais comment, avec un franc à Chut ! Nous décidions de publier un almanach à tirage restreint, - hors commerce faute de mieux ! - un almanach essentiellement vivarois où se retrouveraient le goût du terroir, le charme de nos vieilles coutumes, le pathétique de notre histoire, l'âme de notre race et cela [ ] pendant douze ans, à partir de 1927. Chaque année nous consacrerions notre livret à l'un des mois : le premier à janvier, le second à février et quand nous aurions fait le tour du zodiaque, la collection serait complète."Ces almanachs sont une mine inépuisable de renseignements les plus divers sur l'Ardèche et les Ardéchois.On y trouve, outre les poésies des auteurs les plus aimés du Vivarais, une foule d'articles consacrés aux arts et traditions populaires par les meilleurs spécialistes de l'époque : César Filhol, Paul Paya, Joseph Conrazier, Arnold Van Gennep, Charles Forot, etc. ; des recettes de cuisine ardéchoises ; les principaux proverbes ; des textes en patois de Xavier Vallat, des anecdotes, des notices généalogiques, des études historiques, de très nombreuses biographies des hommes illustres ardéchois et les notices archéologiques inédites de Jean de La Laurencie."A la fin de chaque numéro, une rubrique "Arts, lettres et divers" faisait le compte-rendu de tous les livres vivarois, de toutes les conférences, de tous les spectacles, de toutes les distinctions, comme aussi hélas de tous les chers disparus." (Cr. Froumentoux pp. 93 à 97). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Collected Poems 1938.

      London: Cassell and Company Limited,, 1938. Octavo. Original green cloth, title to spine in gilt. With the dust jacket. Ownership inscription to front free endpaper. Top of boards slightly faded, top edge lightly soiled. A very good copy in the toned price-clipped dust jacket. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Un divertissement

      GLM, Paris 1938 - Frontispiece illustrated by Max Ernst. First French edition. Limited, numbered (1/400/445). In publisher's printed wrappers. (36) p. First French edition of a selection of writings from Beschreibung eines Kampfes (Description of a Struggle) by Franz Kafka (1883-1924), with an illustrated frontispiece by Max Ernst (1891-1976). Spine very slightly worn. Overall in fine condition. In publisher's printed wrappers First French edition. Limited, numbered (1/400/445). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Földvári Books]
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        ¡Catalans! El Magazine Popular. No. 1 (20 February 1938) through No. 32 (10 January 1939) (all published)

      A complete run of 32 issues in 2 volumes of the Spanish-language journal, published during the height of the Spanish Civil War, each issue approx. 44 pages, under the editorial direction of J. Roig-Guivernau, with current news of the civil war and additional articles on contemporary culture and events, contributors include Rovira Virgili, Joan Sauret, Tomas Sol, and Joan Amades, among others. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white photographs, drawings, and cartoons. 4to. Cloth boards, original photographic illustrated wrpps. bound in. Barcelona (Imprenta Rubí) 1938-1939. A rare complete run; as of November 2017, WorldCat locates three holdings in North America.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books]
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        Collected Chess Games 1926-1926

      Moscow 1938 - The very uncommon 1938 1st edition, published out of Moscow in Cyrillic. A ten year collection of games (1926-36) of the 3-time World Champion and International Grandmaster. Solid and VG in its chocolate-brown cloth, with very light chipping to the spine ends and light wear at the front panel and spine. 64mo, 368 pgs. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Humpty Dumpty (Hand Signed) (Kellogg's Cereal Premium Promotional Print)

      Kellogg's 1938 - Scarce and very desirable art print These are seldom offered for sale, some listed on ebay for $1,000+ signed collectible.size is 12" x 15.5" This was one of a set of six prints on textured paper issued by Kellogg's in 1938. Very scarce to have hand signed by Vernon Grant(1902-1960 an American illustrator known for his whimsical gnome characters and fairy tale drawings (Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes) Grant created ads for General Electric, Gillette< Hershey's Kellogg's and more. Very good to fine overall condition.Some minimal wear consistent with age. See photos for more condition detail. Note small piece missing lower right edge, right hand border, and top edge. Includes 2 different certificates of authentication.1 from Hakes Americana and 1 from James Spence Authentication [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        PUBLICATIONS OF THE HUDSON'S BAY RECORD SOCIETY

      London: The Hudson's Bay Record Society, 1938-81. FIRST EDITIONS. This is the complete collection of journals, letters, and reports from the archives of the Hudson's Bay Company, constituting a rich source of information for the early history of Canada. Founded by French fur traders Pierre-Esprit Radisson (1636-1710) and Médard Chouart, Sieur des Groseilliers (1618-1710), the company known in Canada as "The Bay" ("La Baie") received a royal Charter from Charles II of England in 1670 for exclusive trading rights of the Hudson Bay watershed. The Company's representatives travelled deep into the Canadian forests, trapping and trading for furs. They established the settlements that became Winnipeg, Calgary, and Edmonton, and by the early 19th century had penetrated to the Pacific Northwest, setting up Fort Vancouver. The documents reproduced here record those explorations: there is correspondence from the Company to its men in the field, reports from the outposts to the home office, and journals of travels in Northern Quebec and Labrador, Athabasca, Snake Country, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia. "The Bay" remains a commercial force to this day, with a retail empire in North America and Europe that includes Saks Fifth Avenue.. 242 x 158 mm. (9 1/2 x 6 1/4"). 33 volumes. FIRST EDITIONS. Publisher's cloth (blue for vols. 1-22, black for the rest), gilt titling and insignia on spine, volumes 24-33 in printed dust jackets, as issued (other volumes issued without jackets). Illustrated with plates and maps, some folding.Occasional fading to spines of blue volumes (as usual), otherwise an excellent set--clean, fresh, and bright internally, and with few signs of use, inside or out.This is the complete collection of journals, letters, and reports from the archives of the Hudson's Bay Company, constituting a rich source of information for the early history of Canada. Founded by French fur traders Pierre-Esprit Radisson (1636-1710) and Médard Chouart, Sieur des Groseilliers (1618-1710), the company known in Canada as "The Bay" ("La Baie") received a royal Charter from Charles II of England in 1670 for exclusive trading rights of the Hudson Bay watershed. The Company's representatives travelled deep into the Canadian forests, trapping and trading for furs. They established the settlements that became Winnipeg, Calgary, and Edmonton, and by the early 19th century had penetrated to the Pacific Northwest, setting up Fort Vancouver. The documents reproduced here record those explorations: there is correspondence from the Company to its men in the field, reports from the outposts to the home office, and journals of travels in Northern Quebec and Labrador, Athabasca, Snake Country, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia. "The Bay" remains a commercial force to this day, with a retail empire in North America and Europe that includes Saks Fifth Avenue.

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        Plume précédé de Lointain intérieur

      - Nrf, Paris 1938, 11,5x18,5cm, relié. - Edizione ricambio originale per il quale non è stato redatto carta di grandi dimensioni, le copie del servizio stampa. Associazione a bradel marmorizzazione aperta, lisce colonna vertebrale bordeaux pezzo marocco coperture e schienali ripristinati conservato, dorato. autografo Precious firmato da Henri Michaux "Georges Bataille, tributo amichevole." Jean-Pierre Martin nella sua biografia di Michaux dice che i due scrittori sono incontrati durante la seconda guerra mondiale. Questa copia ci permette di supporre al contrario mantenuto relazioni amichevoli dal 1938. Dopo la guerra, i due uomini partecipare alla revisione e le misure stesse saranno le distanze dalla nebulosa surreale. Si trova in loro rispettive opere un'indipendenza violenta e la stessa tensione di spiritualità, una forma di misticismo. Rara testimonianza precoce della amicizia letteraria tra Henri Michaux a Georges Bataille.   - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition en partie originale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grand papier, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Reliure à la bradel en plein papier marbré, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin bordeaux, couvertures et dos restaurés conservés, tête dorée. Précieux envoi autographe signé d'Henri Michaux « à Georges Bataille, amical hommage ». Jean-Pierre Martin dans sa biographie de Michaux affirme que les deux écrivains ne se rencontrèrent que pendant la seconde guerre mondiale. Cet exemplaire nous permet au contraire de supposer qu'ils entretenaient des relations d'amitié dès 1938. Après la guerre, les deux hommes participeront à la revue Mesures et prendront leurs distances de la nébuleuse surréaliste. Il se retrouve dans leurs

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        MESSIA L'OMBRA DI COLUI CHE VIENE

      MILANO: FRATELLI TREVES, 1938. BROSSURA. BUONO. 12 18. USATO

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        The Sword in the Stone.

      London Collins 1938 - First edition, 8vo., illustrative chapter headings by the author, spotting to terminal ff., otherwise internally very good, publisher's cloth, minor bumping to fore-corners and slight shelf-lean, otherwise very good, dust-jacket, some loss to head of spine, closed tears to lower edge of lower panel and foot of spine, jacket slightly darkened at spine as usual, but still a very good example of a scarce work in the original dust-jacket. The first, and most famous, part of the tetralogy The Once and Future King, originally published as a stand-alone work. The future King Arthur's formative years, under the aegis of Merlin and comprising a series of literally transformative experiences. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Architectural Details 1938. Third Printing. (Original edition)

      Tokyo: Antonin Raymond and New York: Architectural Forum. 1938 - 4to. Burlap boards, spiral binding. [vi], [blank]116pp, [blank]. with measured drawings facing numerous halftone photographs. Printed in Japan. Raymond worked with Frank Lloyd Wright and was the Consul of Czechoslovakia to Japan from 1926 to 1939, in which year the Czech embassy was closed down after the occupation of the country by Nazi Germany.0 halftone photographs with measured drawings opposite of Antonin Raymond's designs for furniture reflecting modernist tendencies. The scarce and most desirable first edition, printed in Japan, with mounted end papers, copyright page and initial text pages on Japanese rice paper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Zes handgeschreven brieven aan 'Lieve Annie [Roland Holst-de Meester]' en een handgeschreven gelegenheidsgedicht.

      1. 27,8 x 21,3 cm. Twee bladen. Recto (tweemaal) en verso (tweemaal). Gesigneerd 'Jany' en gedateerd 'Positano./ Jan. 21. '38'. 111 regels tekst. 2. 28,6 x 22,4 cm. Twee bladen. Recto (tweemaal) en verso. Gesigneerd 'Jany' en gedateerd 'Positano./ Febr. 26. '38'. 73 regels tekst. 3. 28,6 x 22,4 cm. Eén blad. Recto en verso. Gesigneerd 'Jany' en gedateerd 'Ascona./ Apr. 16. '38'. 41 regels tekst. 4. 18,0 x 14,1 cm. Eén vouwblad. Recto en verso. Gesigneerd 'Jany' en gedateerd 'Ascona./ 27.4. '38'. 20 regels tekst. 5. 10,5 x 15,0 cm. Eén blad. Alleen recto. Niet gesigneerd. Niet gedateerd [april 1938]. 8 regels tekst. 6. 20,5 x 13,5 cm. Twee bladen. Recto (tweemaal) en verso (tweemaal). Gesigneerd 'Jany' en gedateerd '28.1. '43'. 77 regels tekst. 7. 17,5 x 13,5 cm. Eén blad. Recto en verso. Gesigneerd 'Jany' en gedateerd 'Bergen N.-H./ 22-xi-'61'. 32 regels tekst.l Poëtische en persoonlijke collectie brieven aan zijn schoonzuster, de kunstenares Annie Roland Holst-de Meester. In de eerste brief staat Roland Holst aan het eind van een persoonlijke crisis en het begin van een avontuur: om zijn sombere stemming te doorbreken was hij op 30 december 1937 aan reis door Italië begonnen.Hij schrijft vanuit een Italiaanse kustplaats dat de hem toegestuurde 'teekening van de hartenbrengende en gulgebibste engeltjes' zijn gemoed deed smelten, 'als alle wolken zooveel op bibsen leken als de jouwe, wat zou de beschouwing des heuvels dan een onrust in het bloed van den stilsten heilige teweeg brengen!' Serieus: 'Ik doof uit als het heimwee mij verlaat - tenminste, het heimwee, dat niet bepaald wordt door wat ook binnen den tijd. Dát was juist de reden van mijn vlucht - ik voelde, dat ik werd uitgehold en verschrompeld'. En: 'Gedurende die eerste twee weken van mijn onderweg zijn, liet eigenlijk alles wat ik deed of zag of ondervond mij leeg en onverschillig'.'Mocht je weer eens iets van jezelf naar dit nu zoo bar omstormde oord voelen uitgaan, scheep 't dan in op de inkt, tenzij je persé geen brief van mij meer wil krijgen, want die haal je er onvermijdelijk mee op je hals'.Over heimwee staat in de tweede brief meer: 'het heimwee (daar schreef je toen over) is nu eenmaal de alcohol in mijn levensdrank'. Vervolgens over de inrichting van zijn huisje (Roland Holst vond eindelijk een spiritusstel waarmee hij 'thee en scheerwater' kan verwarmen) en over het samenstellen van Uit zelfbehoud (1938) voor Stols ('wat nog een heel wikken en wegen eischte'). De dichter verheugt zich op de komst van een dichter-vriend: 'Over een week zoowat verwacht ik Marsman, die dan een dag of vijf bij mij wil blijven, waarna wij samen naar Sicilië hopen te gaan. Het zal mij vreemd zijn, eindelijk weer eens mijn eigen taal te spreken'. 'Ik voel nu ook heel sterk, dat dit zoo heeft moeten zijn - vandaar misschien, dat ik weg kon gaan, hoewel het letterlijk een losscheuren was'.In de derde brief complimenteert Roland Holst zijn schoonzus met haar nieuwe werk, waarvan hij enkele foto's heeft ontvangen: 'ik ben er verrukt van - het is verwonderlijk, dat je op een nog zoo nieuw gebied al dadelijk zooveel talent met een zoo intieme gevoeligheid kan doen samengaan!' Het gaat de dichter niet voor de wind: 'en langzamerhand ontwikkel je 'n soort koppigheid van "we zullen zien, wie 't langer uithoudt - de pech of ik"'.De vierde brief begeleidt een handgeschreven, ongepubliceerd gelegenheidsgedicht over 'Marjolijntje', een jonggestorven meisje. Roland Holst schreef het bij zijn ontbijt en is er blij mee: 'het lijkt mij ook uit katholiek standpunt heel aanvaardbaar - tot zelfs het woord "vroolijkheid", waar een protestant misschien tegen protesteeren zou'.In de laatste brieven geeft de dichter zich bloot. In de oorlogsbrief laat hij Annie weten dat hij het van haar moeder bijzonder lief vindt dat hem de wandelstok van haar vader wordt gegund, maar dit plaatst hem voor een dilemma: 'bijgeloof is nu eenmaal (en vooral in dézen tijd) erg dwingend in mij, al speelt mijn intelligentie er ironisch mee tegenover anderen, en ik durf geen oplossing aan, die niet door dat bijgeloof erkend wordt. Dat komt ervan als je innerlijke balans, na alle schommelingen, toch steeds weer doorslaat naar de kant van den primitieven mensch met al zijn conventies'. Hij accepteert de stok graag, zal hem trouw bewaren, maar kan en wil hem nooit gebruiken.In 1961 herinnert hij zich zijn moeder, die 'een heel beperkte natuur' had, maar onder gelukkiger voorwaarden toch 'tot een eigen bloei had kunnen komen'. Deze wat droevige brief eindigt met een 'zoen vol liefs'.

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        In Parenthesis. seinnyessit e gledyf ym penn mameu. [Third Impression]. BRIGHT, CRISP COPY OF THE THIRD IMPRESSION

      8vo., Third Impression, with frontispiece, plate and full-page map; sand cloth, backstrip blocked and lettered in gilt and sand, pale blue top, a very good, bright, clean, crisp copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter lightly chafed (not affecting lettering) at head and tail of backtrip, and a little browned on (predominantly white) rear panel. With a few relevant cuttings loosely inserted. Published a year after the first edition. One of the finest (and scarcest) literary works to emerge from the Great War, Hailed as 'a work of genius' by Eliot (then at Faber) it was awarded the Hawthorden Prize for 1938. RARE IN THIS CONDITION.

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        La Femme-Poèmes inédits.

      - Mytilène, A l'enseigne de Bilitis 1938 In-4° broché, couverture "lie de vin", étiquette de titre au dos et sur le premier plat. Edition originale des 39 poèmes licencieux de Pierre LOUYS. Reproduction autographique en violet des poèmes ecrits entre 1890 et 1891. Préface de Louis PERCEAU. Cet ouvrage est illustré d'un portrait par P-A LAURENS et de 16 dessins de l'Auteur reproduits en fac-similé. Dédicace de Louis PERCEAU à Marcel LUBINEAU. Bel exemplaire [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Dokumente der Deutschen Politik, 8 Bände in 11

      Berlin 1938-1943 Junker und Dünnhaupt, 0. (Fortsetzung von Nr.14724:) ... Aus dem Inhalt des 5.Bandes: Der nationalsozialistische Staat und die nationalsozialistische Bewegung (u.a.: Rede des Führer-Stellvertreters Rudolf Hess über \"Wesen und Wirken der NSDAP\" vor Offizieren des Nationalpolitischen Lehrgangs der Wehrmacht vom 16. Januar 1937, Rede von Reichsleiter Alfred Rosenberg über \"den Kampf zwischen Schöpfung und Zerstörung\" auf dem Kongress des Reichsparteitags zu Nürnberg vom 8. September 1937, Rede des Führers beim Erntedankfest auf dem Bückeberg vom 3. Oktober 1937) - Deutschlands Außenpolitik (u.a. mit Erklärung des Führers gegenüber dem früheren Schweizer Bundesrat Schultheß über Deutschlands Verhältnis der Schweiz vom 23. Februar 1937) - Deutschlands Kolonialkolonialforderung (u.a. Reichsleiter und Reichsstatthalter General Ritter von Epp über den deutschen Standpunkt in der Kolonialfrage, auf einer Kundgebung des Gauverbandes Berlin im Reichskolonialbund im Sportpalast zu Berlin am 6. Dezember 1937) - Die Neuordnung von Staat, Volk, Wirtschaft, Kultur und Recht (u.a. mit Rundfunkansprache von Reichsführer SS und Chef der Deutschen Polizei Heinrich Himmler über \"die Aufgaben der Deutschen Polizei anlässlich des Tages der Deutschen Polizei 1937) - Bevölkerungs -und Rassenpolitik: Staatssekretär Reinhardt über \"die Frühehe der Beamten\" auf der Reichstagung des Reichsbundes der Kinderreichen zu Frankfurt am Main am 5. Juni 19.7.1930) - Wirtschaftspolitik (u.a. mit Rede von Ministerpräsident Göring auf der V. Reichstagung der Auslands-Organisation der NSDAP in der Schwabenhalle zu Stuttgart vom 2. September 1937) - Sozialpolitik - Arbeitsdienst und Wehrmacht - Kultur-und Kirchenpolitik (Verfügung des Führers über die Adolf-Hitler-Schulen von 15.Januar 1937, Rede von Reichsstudentenführer Dr. Scheel über \"Tradition und Zukunft des deutschen Studententums\" bei einer Kundgebung den des NSD.-Studentenbundes und der NS.-Studentenkampfhilfe im Deutschen Museums zu München vom 13. Mai 1937, Rede des Führers bei der Weihe des Hauses der Deutschen Kunst zu München vom 18. Juli 1937, deutsche Protesterklärung gegen die Einmischung der Oxforder Weltkirchenkonferenz in innerdeutsche Angelegenheiten vom 23. Juli 1937, Rede von Reichsminister Dr.Goebbels auf der Jahrestagung der Reichskulturkammer und der NS.-Gemeinschaft \"Kraft durch Freude\" im Deutschen Opernhaus zu Berlin vom 26. November 19379 - Neugestaltung des Rechts - Verzeichnis der Tafeln (Gauleiter Bohle, Reichsaußenminister Freiherr von Neurath, Reichswirtschaftsminister Funk, Reichsjugendführer von Schirach, Mussolini, General Ludendorff) / Aus dem Inhalt von Band 6: Der nationalsozialistische Staat und die nationalsozialistische Bewegung (u.a. mit Führerreden auf dem 10.Gautag des Gaues Thüringen der NSDAP: Kundgebung in der Landeskampfbahn zu Weimar vom 6. November 1938 sowie vor alten Mitkämpfern im Bürgerbräukeller zu München vom 8.November 1938) - Deutschlands Außenpolitik - Deutschlands Kolonialforderung - Die Errichtung des Großdeutschen Reiches - Der Anschluss des sudetendeutschen Gebietes - Die Neuordnung von Staat, Volk, Wirtschaft, Kultur und Recht - Rassenpolitik (u.a. mit Gesetz über die Rechtsverhältnisse der jüdischen Kultusvereinigungen vom 28. März 1938, Verordnung über Reisepässe von Juden vom 5. Oktober 1938, Verordnung des Reichsministers Dr.Frick gegen den Waffenbesitz der Juden vom 11. November 1938, Erlass des Führers über die Entziehung des Rechts zum Tragen eine Uniform vom 16. November 1938, Anordnung des Reichsführers SS und Chef der Deutschen Polizei Himmler über die Entziehung der Führerscheine und Zulassungspapiere für Kraftfahrzeuge von Juden vom 3. Dezember 1938, Verordnung über die Einführung der Nürnberger Rassegesetze in den sudetendeutschen Gebieten vom Simon 20. Dezember 1938) - Wirtschaftspolitik - Sozialpolitik - Arbeitsdienst und Wehrmacht -Kulturpolitik - Neugestaltung des Rechts - Verzeichnis der Karten - Verzeichnis der Tafeln . . (Fortsetzung s. Nr.0014724) Versand D: 5,90 EUR Deutsche Innen- und Außenpolitik im Nationalsozialismus, Deutsches / Drittes / Großdeutsches Reich, Großdeutschland unter Führung von Adolf Hitler, Deutschland im 2.Weltkrieg, Reichsleiter Alfred Rosenberg als Redner, Deutsches Auslandswissenschaftliches Institut, NS.-Schrifttum, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut

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        KONIGSMARK

      London Hodder & Stoughton 1938 - Sixth edition. Blue cloth with gilt spine titles. Ownership signature on front endpaper of Rex Whistler and later of Laurence Whistler. A very good copy. Whistler's annotations and pencil markings throughout which correspond to the drawings produced by Whistler to accompany Mason's story. Whistler's drawings for the story were not published with the novel, but instead hang in the Tate Gallery. After Rex Whistler died his brother Laurence produced a book of the drawings which also reproduces correspondence between Rex and Mason. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Sul gatto Cenni fisiologico-morali

      Farmaceutici Italia coi tipi del Bertieri, MILANO 1938 - ITALIANO A cura della Farmaceutici Italia. Brossura con alette lievemente annerita dal tempo e con piccola macchia sul dorso. Pagine leggermente ingiallite non ben rifilate e alcune non divise tra loro. All'interno 4 illustrazioni di Anselmo Bucci.

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        White Hunter

      London: Seeley Service, 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. VG+. Adventures and experiences of a professional big game hunter in Africa. 1938. London FIRST edition of one of the rarest of African big game hunting books. 282 pp, ill. Printed in a small edition before he became well known and bound in a relatively delicate imitation snakeskin cloth. A true find for any collector. Hunting lion, elephant, buffalo and rhino. VG+ Free of foxing. A well cared for and preserved copy. This book has been hard to find ever since the first African bibliographies came out in the 1908s!

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        Six puppet designs

      1938 - Six original paintings, all signed by the artist. This set of paintings vividly depicts six different puppets, each with caricatured features reminiscent of the traditional style of Punch and Judy: rosy cheeks, mitten-hands, and large eyes and mouths. The six images display a nurse with an infant, a jester, Santa Claus, two boys, and an African-American woman. The artist, Cherry Barr Jerry, worked with a variety of media throughout her career, delving into embroidery, sketches with charcoal, and other forms of decorative art. Her efforts grew out of her role as an art instructor in Racine, Wisconsin, operating under the Works Progress Administration's Federal Art Project program. Jerry's husband acted as director of the Racine Art Museum, then known as the Wustum Museum of Fine Arts. The paintings represent the beginning of a period in which art was a relief effort rather than a cultural touchstone. Each piece is housed in blue and beige matting and framed in gold. Some soiling to edges of images, minor wear to frames, else fine. (Three paintings measure 16 by 13 1/2 in. [406x343mm] in a 24 1/2 by 22-in. [622x559mm] frame. The other three measure 17 by 12 in. [432x305mm] in a 25 1/2 by 20 1/2-in. [648x521mm] frame). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        History of Hollywood

      Edwin O. Palmer, Hollywood, 1938. Very good, slight acid stains to front and rear endpapers. Second Edition 9 x 6 inches, 294 pages, gold-stamped fabricoid, Dust Jacket (chipped at top edge, tape repairs to interior side), Signed by the author on preliminary blank, Palmer traces the history of Hollywood from prehistoric times to his day, and while his account of the geologic formation of the city is likely conjectural, and Palmer admits that much of his information comes from his own memory and that of Hollywood's "Old Settlers," and that "many errors must have crept in," his book is yet a valuable resource for study of "the world's most famous hamlet". With additions and corrections from the first edition of 1937.

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        The tomb of Hemaka

      SAE, Cairo 1938 - Very rare. Excavations at Saqqara . Government Press, Cairo, 1938. First edition. Folio, viii & 64 pages, 42 plates. Original softcover, in excellent condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A Survey of Persian Art From Prehistoric Times to the Present. Complete 6 Vol 1st edition, 4 with DJ

      Oxford University Press; American Institute for Iranian Art 1939 1938 - First edition 1938 1939. Complete in 6 volumes, with 1482 plates. Four volumes with complete or substantial Dust Jackets preserving an excellent cloth binding. Internally very crisp and bright. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Stoneware Monkey.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1938 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt, blue endpapers. With the pictorial dust jacket. Extremities lightly rubbed, spine a little darkened. An excellent copy in a slightly rubbed and toned jacket with tiny chips to ends of spine panel. Black and white photographic frontispiece. First edition, first impression. With superb provenance, this copy bears the ownership inscription of Ellery Queen to the half-title: "From the Freeman Library. 'Ellery Queen'", and small marginal marks to the list of author's works. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Godthaab Expedition 1928 - The Phytoplankton of the Waters West of Greenland

      C.A. Reitzels Forlag, 1938. 380 pages. Index of species mentioned. Literature list. Includes 108 figures in text and two fold-out maps. Text in English. Heavy external wear. Back cover loose but present. Binding very weak. A worthy reading copy. [Arctic Bibliography 6307]

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        Walker Evans American Photographs

      Museum of Modern Art, Garden City, 1938. Very good, some foxing to several leaves affecting two illustrations. First Edition 8 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches, 195 pages, cloth, head of spine slightly frayed, slight wear on bottom corners, some discoloration on head and tail of spine, Dust Jacket (Some wear, creasing, soiling and minor foxing. Head and tail of spine and corners chipped.), With limitation page in rear only found in the first edition. Lacking the errata slip and orginal belly band. This ground breaking monograph was published for the first exhibition of Evans' photographs at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. It still remains one of the most important photographic books of the 20th century. Essay by Lincoln Kirstein.

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        BOOKBINDINGS IN THE PUBLIC COLLECTIONS OF DENMARK VOL. I, THE ROYAL LIBRARY COPENHAGEN

      Levin & Munksgaard, Copenhagen 1938 - large 4to. quarter cloth over paste paper covered boards. 128 pages. Edition limited to 250 copies. Volume I is the only volume published. Bookbinding and its aesthetic aspects are beautifully shown with the help of books accumulated through the centuries. Illustrations with text range from the XIIth through the XIXth centuries. The Royal Library contains a wealth of specimens of Italian, French, and German Renaissance bindings, but scarcely anything of interest of early English. The descriptive text alongside the pictures draws attention to the peculiarities of the binding, the method of forming the decoration, the colors, and other features not directly observable on the illustrations.Matters of technique have been given special attention. Includes an historical note by Carl S. Petersen, Chief Librarian of the Royal Library Copenhagen. The book has been bound by Andker Kyster. Bookseller's label on front paste-down. Fore-edge foxed, else fine. quarter cloth over paste paper covered boards [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tata ovvero del Ludico. Tatoy presenta la collezione ludica.

      2, 36 Bl. mit zahlr. Abb., Ringorder., Min. berieben u. beschienen, sonst gutes Exemplar. Text it. Auflage 200. - Ennio Chiggio (*1938), italienischer Grafikdesigner, gründete zusammen mit Giulia Laverda in den späten 70iger Jahren die Galleria TOT in Padua um dort radikale Tendenzen der Gestaltung, Konzeptkunst, Ultramobile, Memphis, Alchemie, Gufram etc. zu zeigen. Ausserdem zusammenarbeit mit der Gruppo Tata. (GRUPPO TATA (nel 1980 Ennio Chiggio e Giulia Laverda aprono a Padova la galleria TOT, per la quale Chiggio cura, oltre a mostre sulle tendenze radicali del design contemporaneo come Ultramobile, Memphis, Alchimia, Gufram, le installazioni e ricerche concettuali sulla performatività del linguaggio ludico del gruppo TATA fondato assieme agli architetti Baruffi, De Santi, Rigo, Pavan, Zambon, agli artisti Garner, Pardini e al critico d'arte Ernesto Luciano Francalanci, con cui si unisce in un lungo sodalizio sia didattico che critico. Tale attività inizia con la pubblicazione del volume "Del Ludico" edito da Mazzotta e prosegue con una serie di libri oggetto prodotta dalle Edizioni Tot. L'esperienza collettiva dei Ludici siconclude nel 1988. Di questo operare si sono occupati lo storico Ernesto L. Francalanci docente a Venezia ed Annamaria Sandonà dell'Università di Padova. ENNIO CHIGGIO: Ennio Chiggio è attivo nelle arti figurative dal 1959, quando fondò con altri 'coautori' il gruppo Enne. Si è interessato di musica sperimentale, poesia visiva, design grafico e industriale, anche come docente. Nel 1980 ha dato vita con un gruppo di'intellettuali' a un cripto movimento ludico, il "Tataludico", che ha esplorato le possibilità del linguaggio nel rapporto tra percettivo e logico filosofico, dopo gli avvenimenti Dada e Fluxus. Questa esperienza è terminata nel 1988.)

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        RIVISTA DI FILOLOGIA E D'ISTRUZIONE CLASSICA N.S. ANNO XVI (LXVI DELLA RACCOLTA)

      G.CHIANTORE, 1938. ITALIANO 0,78 Annualità completa composta da 4 fascicoli trimestrali rilegati assieme, pagine brunite attorno ai testi da fattore tempo e qualità della carta, in italiano con parti di testo in greco e latino, rilegatura in mezza tela, con piatti cartonati e leggermente ingialliti ai bordi, dorso con titoli d'oro, leggermente ombrato e con lievi tracce d'uso USATO

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        Three Guineas.

      London: Hogarth Press, 1938 - Octavo. Original yellow cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the Vanessa Bell dust jacket. Cloth faintly mottled; a very good copy in the slightly foxed and nicked jacket with a couple of tiny chips to extremities. With 5 black and white plates. First edition, first impression. Written as a companion piece to her earlier essay, A Room of One's Own, Woolf addresses how women can influence and prevent the rise of militarism, when they are excluded from education, professional employment, and the public sphere. Kirkpatrick A23a; Woolmer 440. [Attributes: First Edition]

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