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        T. E. Lawrence to His Biographer Liddell Hart; [together with] T. E. Lawrence to His Biographer Robert Graves. Information about Himself, in the Form of letters, Notes, Answers to Questions and Conversations.

      London, Faber and Faber, 1938 - 2 volumes, octavo. Original grey and red buckram respectively, titles to spines and upper boards gilt of red and grey ground, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. In the original grey cloth slipcase. Some very minor fading to the spines but an excellent set in the less than common original slipcase. Frontis portrait to each volume. First Edition, First Impressions. Each one of 500 numbered copies signed in their respective volumes by Liddell Hart and Graves. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        T.E.Lawrence to his Biographer Robert Graves [and] Liddell Hart. Information about himself, in the form of letters, notes, answers to questions and conversations. Edited with notes and critical commentaries by Robert Graves and B.H.Liddell Hart.

      Faber & Faber Limited, London 1938 - First Edition, presented in two volumes and limited to 1000 numbered and signed copies (by Graves and Hart respectively), these two being #382 (half of the print run was for distribution in the UK and the remainder for the US). 187pp & 233pp. Full buckram, lettered and ruled in gold at spines and upper boards. Top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Each volume with a different portrait frontispiece. A little light browning to the recto of each colophon page and spines just a fraction sunned as is common, else both volumes in fine state, missing the unprinted acetate protectors but with the original cloth covered slipcase, just a little marked and fingered. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Clearwater Books]
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        I Caught Crippen. Memoirs of .

      Blackie and Son Limited London 1938 - First edition. Frontis. + 3 b/w plates. Orig. red cloth, white lettering. Board extremities rubbed and worn, slight lean to upper board, outer edges slightly foxed. Some occasional foxing throughout, outer margins of pp.71-pp.74 slightly nicked, ownership signature to front free endpaper o/w contents clean and sound. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Addyman Books]
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        herausgegeben vom Oberkommando der Wehrmacht,

      . Jahrgang 1938 - 1944 in 6 Bänden gebunden: Jahrgang 1938, Nr. 1-24, Jahrgang 1939, Nr. 1-26, Jahrgang 1940, Nr. 1-26, Jahrgang 1941, Nr. 1-26, Jahrgang 1942, Nr. 1-26, Jahrgang 1943, Nr. 1-26, Jahrgang 1944, Nr. 1-18, (18 letzte erschienene Nummer) Jahrgang 1943 und 1944 in einen Band gebunden, neutrale Ganzleineneinbände, wenige Seiten mit Tesafilm repariert, Zustand 2 (R401) PREIS ZUSAMMEN:.

      [Bookseller: Helmut Weitze Militärische Antiquitäten ]
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        You Play the Black and the Red Comes Up

      New York: McBride. 1938. First. First edition. Minute bumps to the crown and foot else fine in a lovely, about fine example of the scarce dustwrapper with a few rubbed spots and slight loss at the spinal extremities (affecting a couple of letters), and some very neat professional reinforcing at the folds. 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. An uncommon book, and genuinely rare in jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Liber Anni 1938. Dunbar High School

      Washington, DC: Dunbar High School. 1938. First. Quarto. Black leather-grained cloth embossed in red. Tear to the cloth along the spine has been professionally repaired, else very good. Yearbook for the important traditionally and predominantly African-American high school in Washington, DC that has numbered among its graduates Jean Toomer, Carter G. Woodson, Kelly Milly, Mary Church Terrell, Sterling Brown, and Benjamin O. Davis. This is the senior class yearbook for Jazz legend Billy Taylor. The book is Signed by much of the faculty, and most of the senior class, including Taylor ("Bill Taylor"), at his senior picture. In a contemporary hand, the recipient has written "piano artist" by his picture. Taylor is also picture in group shots of the orchestra and orchestra club. Taylor was a towering figure in jazz history as well as influential jazz pianist and composer. As the house pianist at Birdland, he played with most of the jazz greats of his era. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        You Play the Black and the Red Comes Up

      New York: McBride. 1938. First. First edition. Attractive bookplate of L.C. Perry on the front fly, else 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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        When Woman Reigns

      Oxford: Pen-in-Hand Publishing Co. Ltd.,, [1938]. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black. With the dust jacket. Cloth unevenly faded, spotting to edges, endpapers, and title pages. A very good copy in the rubbed and nicked jacket. First edition, first impression. A science fiction novel in which women rule Earth in the year 2525 AD, in the scarce dust jacket with a fantastic illustration of a woman in uniform wielding a whip.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Greville Memoirs 1814-1860. Edited by Lytton Strachey and Roger Fulford. 8 volumes.

      London, Macmillan, 1938.. circa 24 x 17 cm. Together about 3500 pages with some plates Original red cloth with decorated spine. Complete set, 7 volumes of text + 1 volume index. Limited Edition of 600 copies. - Well preserved, just the fore-edge of some volumes with some foxing, but otherwise clean inside and altogether fine.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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        To the Lighthouse

      London: J.M. Dent. (1938). First. Uncorrected proof of the first Everyman's Library edition. Printed wrappers. A good only copy with the rear wrap lacking, front wrap holding on tenuously, and some erosion to the spine. Still a rarity of one of the author's most influential novels, a richly textured examination of gender and family, told through stream-of-consciousness narratives. Proofs of the early Everyman's Library books are exceptionally scarce. Connolly 100. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        USSR im Bau.

      (Moskau, Staatlicher Kunstverlag), 1938.. Nr. 1 1938. Fol. Farbige OBrosch. 20 nn. Bll. mit sehr zahlr. Fotos und Fotomontagen.. Erste Ausgabe. - Von N. Troschin gestaltetes Heft über den Sowjet-Film mit Fotos von Max Alpert, Georgij Petrussow u.a. sowie herausragenden Fotomontagen. - Bowlt-H. 116. 112. W Obloshke-Kat.-Moskau 105 u. 237. - Sehr schönes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Verlag und Antiquariat Frank Albrecht]
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        America: Translated from the German by Edwin and Willa Muir

      London, G. Routledge & Sons, Ltd 1938 - A near fine copy in the publisher's original title-blocked, wine cloth. A particularly well preserved copy; tight, bright, clean and sharp cornered. Copies in this condition are extremely scarce. All books fully on approval. 1 Kg. 300 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Marlborough: His Life and Times, full set of six jacketed U.S. first editions

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1938 - Winston Churchill's monumental biography of his great ancestor, John Churchill, the first Duke of Marlborough took years of research and is the most substantial published work of Churchill's "wilderness years" in the 1930s. The final volume was published on the eve of the Second World War. Richard Langworth says "To understand the Churchill of the Second World War, the majestic blending of his commanding English with historical precedent, one has to read Marlborough." The British first edition was issued in four volumes. The U.S. publisher chose to split the first two volumes into two books each, resulting in a six volume set that is otherwise identical in content to the British. Here is a superior jacketed set of the first U.S. edition for collectors. This set features truly fine volumes in very good+ dust jackets. All six volumes are in the uniform blue and gold dust jackets. All six are first edition, first printings, with the Scribner's "A" on the copyright page. The green cloth bindings are all clean, tight and square with bright spine gilt, sharp corners, and virtually no wear. Even the notoriously fade-prone Volume V binding is flawless. The contents of all six volumes are nearly pristine - unusually clean and bright with no spotting. Even the untrimmed text block edges are unusually clean. The sole interior marking is a tiny ink stamp on the upper ffep corner of each volume reading "PAGE COLLECTION". The presence of the uniform ink stamp corroborates that this set has likely been together since publication rather than being assembled from individual volumes over time. All six correct, first printing dust jackets are bright and unclipped, still bearing the original $2.75 price. Minor wear and chipping (to a maximum .25 inch depth) is substantially confined to the spine ends and the front face of Volume VI. The dust jacket spines show none of the normal dulling and are marred only by the minor wear at the spine. The dust jackets are protected in removable, archival quality clear covers. Please anticipate that this large, heavy set may require additional postage. Bibliographic reference: A97.4(I-VI).a, Woods/ICS A49(ba), Langworth p.169. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector, IOBA]
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        Marlborough: His Life and Times

      Harrap, London, 1933-1938, 1st editions - Churchill?s monumental biography of his great ancestor, John Churchill, first Duke of Marlborough. Thoroughly researched in the family archives at Blenheim Palace, and assisted by several research assistants, this work was published in 4 volumes in 1933, 34, 36, 38 respectively. The first trade edition from Harrap is a lovely deluxe binding. Bound in rich burgundy cloth over bevelled boards, the family arms gilt on front covers, top edges gilt. Books measure 6.25 x 9.25 inches and are nearly 2 inches thick. All four are well illustrated with plates, facsimiles of documents and numerous maps and plans. A first class production which was well received at the time and is highly collectible now. Vol. I is a 2nd printing 1933, vols 2-4 are all first printings. Books are all clean and tight, edges are off white but not spotted. the spines have some faded areas where the jackets have losses. Vol. 4 only has some damp stains on the front cover. No inscriptions. Dustwrappers are unclipped, darkened on spines with losses at spine ends as shown in photo. (ICS A40aa) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Churchill Book Specialist]
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        Rebecca

      Doubleday Doran 1938 - First Edition, First Printing with "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. This copy is SIGNED by Daphne du Maurier. A magnificent dustjacket that is vibrant in color with light chipping to the spine and minor wear to the edges. This original First Issue dustjacket has the $2.75 price present on the front flap. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with slight wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy SIGNED by the author. We buy Daphne Du Maurier First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Otto Hahn Writes About the Max Planck Society

      Born and educated in Germany, Hahn worked at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Chemistry, which later became the Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science. There, he conducted further research in radioactivity, which he first studied on a sabbatical to London. Hahn's knowledge proved useful as a chemical-warfare specialist during World War I. Shortly thereafter, Hahn and his partner Lise Meitner were among the first to isolate protactinium. By 1938, his research led him and Fritz Strassman to discovery nuclear fission, which expedited development of the atomic bomb. In 1944, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics and shared the Enrico Fermi Award in 1966 with both Strassman and Meitner. After spending his later years in England, he spent the rest of his life Germany. TLS. 1pg. 8 ½" x 11". June 19, 1951. No place. A typed letter signed "Otto Hahn" in German to "Dr. F. L. Breusch," the director of the Chemical Institute of the University of Istanbul. This letter was written while Hahn was the president of Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science and is typed on that organization's letterhead. That association was the research home of many prominent German physicists, including Albert Einstein: "On June 18 this month the senate of the Max-Planck-Society has decided your affiliation as a promotional member. As the senate's chairman I would like to warmly welcome you at the Max-Planck-Society and like to cordially thank you that you are willing to promote our work...Within this year, we will present to your members an extended yearbook. It will contain history of The Emperor Wilhelm Co. for the Promotion of Science and Research which was founded 40 years ago and has been liquidated in April this year. Furthermore, it will describe constitution of the Max-Planck-Society." The letter is a clear read and in great condition

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        L'Aeronavtica Italiana Nell'Immagine 1487-1875. Bibliografia di Giusepee Boffito, con aggiunte di Paolo Arrigoni

      Milan: Museo Caproni, 1938 - First edition, one of 600 copies (500 of which are hors commerce, 100 for sale). Folio (15-1/2 x 12 inches, 392 x 312 mm.). Illustrated with 174 plates, many in colour. [4], iv, 184, [1] pp. , (plus 2 half-titles). Original Half Vellum and pictorial boards, featuring a color facsimile of Zambeccarii's aerostaton upper cover and on the lower cover the same image with the Caproni family device , a winged ram and the Motto 'senza cozzar dirocco" in gilt. Fine, corner slightly bumped [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Max and the White Phagocytes

      Obelisk Press 1938. Softcover Book Condition: Very Good. Obelisk Press, Paris September 1938. First Edition / First Printing. Stated September 1938, no additional printings. Original wraps. Rare. Signed by Henry Miller to his friend Pierre Sicari. Signature Guaranteed. Book Condition: Very Good, tight spine, shelf wear, chip at the front cover. Age toning. Protected by a poly bag with cardboard backing.

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        An American in Paris

      [New York?]: Privately printed. [circa 1938]. First. Facsimile of the handwritten score. Folio. Full leather, ruled with a Greek key design, and lettered in gilt. Blue silk endpapers, all edges gilt. Fine. Laid in is a Typed Letter Signed dated 12 April 1938, from Abraham Ellis to Gershwin's mother, Rose (who was the unmarried composer's heir). Ellis announces in the letter that he has just purchased the Manhattan Opera House (which became the Manhattan Center), and that with Rose's permission, he would like to rename the rebuilt auditorium the Gershwin Room. This was apparently a private photographic reproduction of the score that was produced for family and friends, before the manuscript was eventually donated to the Library of Congress. Gershwin's mother's copy, with the letter dated less than a year after the composer's untimely death. A classic of 20th Century composition, and inspiration for the Vincente Minnelli film, scripted by Alan Jay Lerner around Gershwin's music and starring Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, and Oscar Levant. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Féli et M'bala l'éléphant. Illustré par A. Iacovleff.

      Calmann-lévy, Collection Pour nos enfants - Paris, Calmann-lévy, Collection Pour nos enfants, 1938. In-4 (260x203mm), plein cartonnage décoré de l'éditeur, 32pp. Cartonnage un peu défraichi avec quelques petits frottements, petites rousseurs sur la tranche supérieure, intérieur très frais. Bon exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rometti Vincent ]
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        Homemade Hilarity

      Weston, VT: The Countryman Press,, 1938. Country Drinks. Both Hard & Soft. Single small octavo quire bound in yellow card wrappers printed in black with a vignette illustration, stapled at the fold. Wrappers very mildly creased, rubbed and marked, and just starting at the ends, but overall in very good condition. First edition, first printing, of this paean to bucolic alcoholism, celebrating "the days when Grandpappy was "dragged up" on dippersful of green whisky from the barrel in the harvest field". This short but sweet pamphlet includes recipes for home-made wines (elderberry, mulberry, gooseberry, quince, cowslip and dandelion), birch bark beer, cow's milk syllabub, whisky egg nogg, mead and more. This copy is inscribed by the author on the front wrapper verso, "Cousin Ethel, & some more, from Bob, at 3 1/2, January 1957." Bob Brown, an acquaintance of William Carlos Williams and Carl Sandburg, authored a number of other books including "Let there be Beer" (1932).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The "First" Colliery - an Almanac Of Four Drawings With the compliments of Lancashire Associated Collieries.

      1938 - First edition. 35.4 x 54.6 cm. Illustrated front cover and 4 pages with b/w plate by W.Heath Robinson pasted down. Bound with green string & with original tan envelope. All in all an attractive example. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        H agadah shel pesah / metsuyeret .y. Shelomoh Yedid h-Zelenfreynd (Yerushalayim) = Peszachi Haggada / [közreadását nagy mértékben Vadász Jen segitette el ] ; Szabó Imre bevezet jével ; Slomo Jedidja Seelenfreund rajzaival.

      Cluj (Klausenburg), Braun Litografia, 1938 - 8°, 74 S., zahlreiche farbige Abb., OLwd., Deckel etwas angeschmutzt, Vorstz produktuonsbedingt an der Ecke gerissen, innen sauber - gutes und seltenes Exemplar SELTEN. Text ungarisch und hebräisch. Einführung Imre Szabo. Farbenprächtige Abbildungen. - Die Haggada (dt. ?erzählen?, ?berichten?) ist im religiösen Leben der Juden Erzählung und Handlungsanweisung für den Seder am Erev Pessach, dem Vorabend des Fests der Befreiung der Israeliten aus der ägyptischer Sklaverei. Diese Pessach-Haggada ist ein mitunter bebildertes Büchlein, aus dem beim Festmahl mit der Familie gemeinsam gelesen und gesungen wird. 1000 gr. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Trending Into Maine

      Little, Brown, Boston 1938 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Trending into Maine [Ltd., Signed N. C. WYeth in glassine and slipcase]

      Little, Brown & Co., Boston 1938 - Limited to 1075 Numbered and Signed Copies (#837), Signed by both Roberts and Wyeth. Original light blue slipcase with printed label, original glassine dust wrapper. Color illustrated endpapers and 15 gorgeous color plates by N. C. Wyeth. This copy lacks extra suite of plates. Very fine copy in fine slipcase. Glassine wrapper is toned, but fine also. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Edward Nudelman Rare Books]
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        TRENDING INTO MAINE

      - (WYETH,N.C.)illus. TRENDING INTO MAINE by Kenneth Roberts. Boston: Little Brown 1938 (June 1938, August 1938). 4to, tan buckram, FINE IN ORIGINAL WRAPPER AND SLIP CASE (case shows light soil and wear). 1st ed., early printing. Illustrated with 15 beautiful color plates including endpapers. Rare in the publisher's red slipcase with pictorial label [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Calendar of Annual Events in Oklahoma

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

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        First Publication of Raymond Chandler's Story "Red Wind" in: Dime Detective, January 1938

      Chicago: Popular Publications Inc., 1938 - First Edition, First Printing. Chicago: Popular Publications Inc., 1938. Vol. 26, No. 2. A very fine copy with light-cream-colored pages and just missing a tiny bit of the overhang of the front cover, which is otherwise as fresh as a daisy. Together with Chandler's "A Dalmas Novelette", contents include Carroll John Daly's "The Book of the Dead" - Jan Dana's "To the Murder Born" - B.B. Fowler's "Lead Legacy" - George A. Shaftel's "Star Crossed" - Dale Clark's "Stone-Blind Killer" - Jan Dana's "Dead Failure" - A Department "Ready for the Rackets" - The Editor's "The February Thrill-Docket". "Ride into the middle of homicide on the wings of a Red Wind - A John Dalmas Story - that blew hot as the hinges of Hell and gave the toughest shamus in L.A. a chance to feed forty-one matched pearls to the seagulls." This item from our catalogue 9, which you can download at ygrbooks.ch. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Yves G. Rittener - YGRbookS]
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        A History of English Furniture. Comprising of: The Age of Oak, The Age of Walnut, The Age of Mahogany, and The Age of Satinwood. With plates in colour after Shirley Slocombe, and numerous illustrations selected and arranged by the author

      London: W. Collins Sons & Company Ltd in conjunction with Lawrence & Bullen, Ltd., 1938., 1938. 4 volumes. Large 4to., 370 x 280mm. Generously illustrated with chromolithographic and black and white plates. Beautiful in recent brown half oasis with gilt titles, gilt, raised bands to spines, brown cloth boards, top edges gilt. A superb set.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Proems

      London: The Fortune Press. (1938). First. First edition. Fine in fine original unprinted watermarked white laid paper dustwrapper. A beautiful copy, seldom found in jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Groves Gave Way to Marketplaces, Original Drawing

      1938 - In Fine Mat and Frame. Very Near Fine (our Top = Fine) Original Art. Signed with Artist's Emblem. Pen-and-ink and white paint. SIGNED with the author's emblem. Art paper mounted on black construction paper, which has then been mounted on board. This drawing was used for a plate from Blaine's famous erotic portfolio, NOVA VENUS, published by Jake Brussel in 1938. An enormous gargoyle looming above a complex scene of a charioteer and his steed passing by several merchants under an awning, with a city wall in the background. Traces of dust soiling, some toning to paper otherwise fine . Image size: 10 x 14 inches. Frame size: approximately 14 x 17 1/2 inches. White fillet, black linen mat, gilt beaded frame, all fine. Reproduced in THE ART OF MAHLON BLAINE by G. Legman. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The D.A. Holds a Candle (First Edition, inscribed)

      William Morrow, New York 1938 - First Edition. Warmly INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper: "To Noni / Who wrote the stuff word by word from the 'Boss' / Erle Stanley Gardner." According to Dorothy Hughes' biography of Gardner, Noni Bibler was one of Gardner's early assistants, and as the inscription indicates, took down much of this novel from dictation.Very slightly cocked, else Very Good plus in a Very Good dust jacket with small chips at the extremities and some of the usual color-fading to the pink spine title. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        First Publication of Raymond Chandler's Story "Bay City Blues" in: Dime Detective, June 1938

      Chicago: Popular Publications Inc., 1938 - First Edition, First Printing. Chicago: Popular Publications Inc., 1938. Vol. 27, No. 3. An excellent copy: essentially fine. Pages are very light coloured and supple. The back cover has one corner crease and also two very small discreet puncture holes. Other than Chandler's "A Smashing Novel-Length Murder Mystery", contents include Frederick C. Davis's "Double Deadline: A Keyhole Kerry Mystery" – John Lawrence's "Witness! Witness!" - Baynard Kendrick's "Murder in A-3" - Milton Lowe's "Too Smart to Live" - A Department "Ready for the Rackets" - A Letter "Cold Poison" - The Editor's "The July Thrill Docket". The Ur-Lady in the Lake: "Let a midnight medico cure your Bay City Blues - A John Dalmas Story - with a shot in the arm, before you find yourself railroaded into a kill-frame by a red-headed woman who talked too much - out of the wrong side of her mouth." This item from our catalogue 9, which you can download at ygrbooks.ch. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Yves G. Rittener - YGRbookS]
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        Out of Africa

      New York: Random House, 1938. First American edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket with a small tear and light shelfwear. A superior copy. From 1914 to 1931, Danish aristocrat Baroness Karen Blixen owned and operated a coffee plantation in Kenya. After the plantation failed, she returned to Europe and began to write under the pen name Isak Dinesen. Out of Africa reads like a collection of stories in which she adheres to no strict chronology, gives no explanation of the facts of her life, and apologizes for nothing. Basis for the film bearing the same name, directed by Sydney Pollack, starring Robert Redford and Meryl Streep, which went on to win seven Academy Awards.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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