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        OUT OF AFRICA

      Random House, New York 1938 - Very Good- in a Fair dust jacket. Front and rear panel are separated. Chips and tears to jacket. Hinge is starting. ; ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        Souci des Jardins. Calendula Officinalis. L. [From: Fleurs Dessinées d'Après Nature,... Recueil utile aux amateurs, aux jeunes artistes, aux élèves des écoles centrales et aux dessinateurs des manufactures].

      Van Boven & Segal, Gerard & Cornelis van Spaendonck, pp. 178-184, no. 13a; on the book cf.: Blunt, pp. 197-200; Dunthorne 1938; Nissen, BBI 1879. A fine colour printed illustration of a Pot Marigold from one of the rarest of the great flower books, by Gerard van Spaendonck (1746-1822), a proponent of the Dutch school of floral painting. After his arrival in Paris in 1770, he introduced new elements such as elaborate vases and rich fabrics to embellish his sophisticated compositions, and singlehandedly transformed the genre of flower painting in France. In 1780 he became Professeur de Peinture de Fleurs at the Jardin des Plantes. Among his many pupils was Pierre Joseph Redouté.The book Fleurs Dessinées d'Après Nature..., was originally published in 6 parts with 4 plates, all parts in printed paper wrappers. The engravings were originally printed in black as well as in colour.

      [Bookseller: ASHER Rare Books (Since 1830)]
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        Sketch Book

      Collins, London 1938 - Oatmeal cloth with pictorial e.p's & colour/b&w illustrations of "Snow White" characters throughout. Some v. minor/light foxing to prelims, o/w all vg. Images on request [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Camilla's Bookshop]
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        ESTAMPAS DE LA GUERRA . Nº 1 De Irún a Bilbao . Nº 2 De Bilbao a Oviedo . Nº 3 Frente de Aragón . Nº 4 De Aragón al Mar . Nº 5 Andalucía-Extremadura . Nº 6 Toledo-Cataluña-Madrid.

      Editora Nacional 1938-1939 - Bilbao, s.f. (1938-39), serie completa de 6 álbumes, Encuad : rústica 17 x 24,5cms. 60pag. (aprox) cada Vol. Profusamente ilustrado . Tema : Guerra Civil . Libros en buen estado, cubiertas algo fatigadas .

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        SEVEN PILLARS OF WISDOM.A Triumph

      Jonathan Cape.London.,1938. EARLY TRADE EDITION.11th impression.4to.Illustrated throughout with portraits,maps,plans and line drawings.Finely bound by Riviere in twentieth century half brown morocco,raised bands,ruled in blind.Two green labels,gilt.Brown cloth on boards.Marbled endpapersTop edge gilt,others untrimmed.A fine copy.:

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Minotaure 11.

      Albert Skira, Paris, 1938. 66 sider. Orig. soft cover. Nice copy, with a little wear. Richly illustrated with photos in b/w. Paper covers decorated by Max Ernst. A scarce issue of the preeminent Surrealist periodical. Articles on Seurat, ''L'Androgyne,'' film, and other subjects. Illustrations by Piero di Cosimo, Matta, Arp, Ernst, Tanguy, and others. Articles by Georges Hugnet, Paul Eluard, Nicolas Calas, Benjamin Peret, and others.. Fransk

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        The Space Trilogy, comprising:] Out of the Silent Planet; Perelandra; That Hideous Strength.

      John Lane, The Bodley Head, London, 1938–43–45 - 3 volumes, octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full dark blue morocco, titles to spine gilt, twin rule to turn-ins, burgundy coated endpapers, all edges gilt. Housed in a dark blue cloth slipcase. Very light foxing to the prelims of Out of the Silent Planet otherwise all volumes are very clean. A fine copy. All First Editions, First Impressions, of Lewis's Space Trilogy, Cosmic Trilogy or Ransom Trilogy, the three books having a number of interesting parallels with Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Space or Cosmic Trilogy] Out of the Silent Planet; Perelandra; That Hideous Strength

      John Lane the Bodley Head, London 1938 - Three volumes complete - Volume One - 'Out of the Silent Planet', 1938, ix, [3], 264pp, [4]; Volume Two - 'Perelandra', 1943, 256pp and Volume Three - 'That Hideous Strength', 1945, 475pp, [1]. Rebound in full goatskin by Temple Bookbinders, smooth backs, with vellum title / author label and date label and sunburst design spreading across the three volumes, upper covers with single fillet gilt border, a.e.g. with marbled endpapers. Externally fine, occasional light foxing internally, but generally quite bright and clean. Now housed in a velvet lined slipcase. Hooper 5, 13 and 16 respectively; Bleiler page 180; That Hideous Strength is in Locke's Spectrum II:144 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Arms and the Covenant in the striking wartime dust jacket

      George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd. 1938/1940, London - This is the precursor to Churchill's great war speeches, the British first edition in the extremely rare yellow dust jacket issued just after Churchill became Prime Minister. The book contains a collection of speeches spanning the years 1928 to 1938 criticizing British foreign policy and warning prophetically of the coming danger. The world remembers the resolute war leader to whom the British turned, but it is easy to forget the years leading up to the war which Churchill spent persistent, eloquent, and largely unheeded. Churchill bibliographer Frederick Woods called this edition "probably the most crucial volume of speeches that he ever published". As testimony to the book's importance, a copy of the U.S. edition lay on "President Roosevelt's bedside table, with key passages, including an analysis of the president's peace initiative, underscored." (William Manchester's The Last Lion, Volume II, p.305). Only 5,000 copies of this first and only British impression were printed, of which at least 3,381 and perhaps more than 4,000 were sold with the pale blue, first state dust jacket. The balance - no more than 1,619 copies and quite likely fewer - were offered at a lower price in June 1940 bearing a striking yellow dust jacket. Because the price was reduced with the yellow dust jacket, this has often been called by bibliographers the "Cheap" issue. Given that Churchill had just become Prime Minister in May 1940, we think it would be more fittingly called the "I Told You So" issue. The yellow dust jackets were issued on laid paper printed red on the front face and spine with a blank rear face and rear flap. Given the yellow paper and red print, they obviously proved quite susceptible to soiling and the red spine lettering is nearly always quite faded. Today these yellow, wartime dust jackets are exceedingly rare, considerably more scarce than their pale blue first issue counterparts. This dust jacket retains bright spine lettering, though the spine is toned and soiled with losses at the spine head and lower hinge corners. The front face remains bright, with only light soiling, corner wear, and a .5 inch closed tear at the upper edge. The rear face is soiled, but complete apart from corner wear and fractional chipping to the bottom edge. The front flap is neatly price-clipped. The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover. The book itself is very good plus. A contemporary gift inscription from the month this dust jacket was issued helps date the issue of the yellow dust jacket to very early June, less than a month after Churchill became Prime Minister: "With best wishes and many thanks for your services on Wednesday, 5th June, 1940. From Margaret & Alan." The dark blue cloth binding remains clean, tight, and square with sharp corners and bright spine gilt. There is only a hint of sunning at the head of the spine corresponding with the dust jacket losses at the spine head. The contents are crisp and bright. Minor internal spotting is confined to the endpapers and half title. The blue-stained top edge retains good color. The fore edge and bottom edge are moderately age-toned and spotted. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A107.3, Woods/ICS A44(a), Langworth p.192. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Entree des artistes [The Curtain Rises] (Original screenplay for the 1938 film)

      Regina/Kassler, Paris 1938 - Original screenplay for the 1938 French drama, "Entree des artistes" [The Curtain Rises], one of the best-loved Louis Jouvet dramas of the 1930s, wherein Jouvet played exactly what he was in real life: an actor and teacher of drama. Owner name in light pencil to the second leaf, and a few pencil notations to the first few scenes. Quarter cloth with moderately worn composition book-style card covers. One of only a handful of screenplays from 1930s French films that we have ever seen. Rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Paysage Moret. Oel auf Leinwand.

      1938 - 1938. Bildgrösse: 46x55 cm. Unten rechts voll signiert. Gerahmt 63x72 cm. Hinten auf Leinwand nochmals signiert und bezeichnet, auf Keilrahmen datiert. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        FLYING COLOURS Including a Ship of the Line (signed)

      London; (1938): MIchael Joseph Ltd. Published one day prior to the first separate trade edition of A Ship of the Line. SIGNED by the author on a special bookplate designed especially for The Book Society by Rex Whistler. The Book Society also published this book in conjunction with Michael Joseph. 284pp., bound in green cloth lettered in silver, spine lettering silver. Bookseller ticket of Henry Sotheran Ltd on front pastedown. A lovely copy, near fine without dust jacket. Whistler designed only 16 book plates during his career. This bookplate was specially designed for this title with the title printed below the image of a man reading at his desk in his library and signed by Forester beneath the title. No copies of this first first appear in the auction record.. First Edition. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins

      The Vanguard Press 1938 - SIGNED EARLY PRINTING of Dr. Seuss' The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins. Published in New York by The Vanguard Press in 1938. Early printing, depiction of hats becoming increasingly larger on front endpapers (and increasingly smaller on rear endpapers). This copy is SIGNED by the author on the verso of the front free end paper. Book very good, previous owner's name penciled on top of inside cover. 1st page has a 1 1/2 " tear at bottom, some small red discoloration from binding behind paper on front and rear inside covers near top and bottom towards hinge. No DJ. Book comes in specially made cloth slipcase. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Brighton Rock: An Entertainment

      Viking Press 1938 - London: William Heinemann Limited, 1938. 361 p. Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine, tan endpapers. First edition, first printing. Good+ or better condition hardcover. No jacket. Clean pages, toned with age. Boards slightly curved; cloth a bit soiled, worn away at head, stained on back cover; spine dulled; binding a bit shaken. Small stain on top edge. A few finger smudges in margins. A nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Sucker's Progress; an Informal History of Gambling in America from the Colonies to Canfield, by Herbert Asbury

      New York, Dodd, Mead & Company 1938 - Previous owner's inscription to front free-endpaper. A comprehensive and entertaining history. Illustrated. Description: x, 493 p. Illus. 23 cm. Subjects: Gambling --United States. , Not price-clipped. Near fine cloth copy in a very good, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. An excellent copy. Scans on request. 1 Kg. 493 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        The Mysterious Mr Bull.

      London, Robert Hale Limited, 1938 - Octavo. Original pink cloth, titles to spine gilt against blue ground, top edge stained blue. With the dust jacket. A hint of toning to the front free endpaper, spine a little darkened with a minor tear to the headcap, a very good copy in the chipped and tanned dust jacket with a couple of minor tears. First edition, first impression, of this study of the British character. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        TALA

      Ediciones Sur, Buenos Aires, Arg. 1938 - TALA, Inscribed and signed by Gabriela Mistral in ink on the front free flyleaf page. It may be a first, but I'm not sure, and is probably her most important work. A previous owner, Raul Gutieres Echaverria, has signed his name on several pages. The binding is in wraps ie "en rustica" in Spanish. She is the Nobel Prize author from Chile. She dedicated this book and all the proceeds to the refugees of the Spanish Civil War which explains the inscription in Spanish, "Regards from the Basque children and from Gabriela Mistral/ Recuerdos de los ninos vascos y de Gabriela Mistral." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: George's Books & Autographs]
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        UNCLE TOM'S CABIN

      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1938. Hardcover. Mild foxing to the endpapers but with NO sunning to the spine and quite scarce as such. Fine in a close to Fine slipcase with a stray ink squiggle. Miguel Covarrubias. Quarto (7-1/2" x 10-1/2") bound in half brown morocco with morocco corners and marbled boards; 348 pages. Introduction by Raymond Weaver. Copy #701 of 1500 illustrated with 16 powerful lithographs drawn on the stone by Miguel Covarrubias and SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Zur Theorie der Emission langwelliger Lichtquanten.

      - Nicola Zanichelli, Bologna 1938, XVI. 22 pages. Orig. cover. Cover with slight edgewear, especially to the spine. Archive number in pen on the upper corner of the front cover. Enclosed is a single leaf with handwritten physics notes in pencil. * Pauli und Fierz was working together in Zürich from 1936. ** Inscribed by Pauli: 'An [Niels] Bohr mit Vielen Grüssen'. After a series of lectures in Göttingen in 1921 (the so-called Bohr-Festspiele), Bohr asked the 21-year old Pauli to come to Copenhagen and study at his institute. Pauli was there for a year (1922-23) and remained in close contact with Bohr for the rest of his life. Pauli won the Nobel Price in Physics in 1945.

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        The Writings of Gilbert White of Selborne. Selected and Edited by H.J. Massingham

      London: The Nonesuch Press, 1938.. Limited edition, no. 413 of 850 sets. Two volumes. Large 8vo. xxx, 311, (1); viii, 356 pp. Original grey buckram, gilt to spines and upper boards, top edges gilt, marbled paper slipcase. The spines very slightly faded, a lovely set. Fine wood engraved title pages, 40 wood engraved head and tail pieces by Eric Ravilious plus 2 maps, one of which is folding. Including White's most famous work, the Natural History of Selborne, as well as letters to Thomas Pennant and Hon. Daines Barrington and further family correspondence, some poems, the Antiquities of Selborne and his six annual Naturalist's Journals. The final volumes illustrated by Eric Ravilious before his death and containing some of his best work.

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        Flower and Fruit prints of the early 18th and 19th Centuries- Their History, Makers and Uses, with a Catalogue Raisonne of the Works in Which They Are Found.

      Washington D.C. Published by the author. 1938. - This book designed and printed by the deeptone process at The Lakeside Press, in a limited edition of 2500 copies, of which 750 copies contain the special color plate listing subscribers names. This copy inscribed, signed and dated by the author in ink to the front free endsheet. Brilliantly illustrated with full page colour plates and further by full page monochrome plates and vignettes en texte. This copy one of only 750 which bears the special folding colour plate listing subscribers names at rear. Folio. Bound in full varnished beveled buckram boards with elaborate gilt tooled morrocco label to front cover and spine. t.e.g. Short vertical fold along a portion of fore-edge of special plate, else a Fine bright pristine copy of this exceptionally rare limited and inscribed edition. Encased by a Fine original publishers slipcase.Featured Misc. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, Ltd. ABAA , ILAB]
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        500 HATS OF BARTHOLOMEW CUBBINS

      - SEUSS,DR. THE 500 HATS OF BARTHOLOMEW CUBBINS. NY:Vanguard (1938). Large 4to, cloth backed pictorial boards, edges rubbed, corners worn, spine slightly faded else VG in poor but not price clipped dw. Hornbook review copy with their name stamped on endpaper. 1st ed. of Dr. Seuss's second book with correct price on dw. Illustrated throughout in black and white with Bartholomew's red hat being the only color (besides the red pictorial endpapers). Bader (p. 304) calls it "folkloric fantasy of a spoofing sort with a happy open end." Perhaps the hardest to find first edition of all of Seuss's books. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc. - ABAA]
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        The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins

      Vanguard Press 1938 - INSCRIBED LATER PRINTING of Dr. Seuss' The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.Published in New York by The Vanguard Press in 1938.Later printing, depiction of hats becoming increasingly larger on front endpapers (and increasingly smaller on rear endpapers). This copy is INSCRIBED by the author on the verso of the front free end paper; inscription reads: For Mary Beth from Rose and Tom, along with best wishes from Dr. Seuss. Book very good, previous owner's inscription on front free end paper, some wear along edges. DJ very good, price-clipped, some wear along edges, some small pieces missing especially at spine ends. Book comes in specially made cloth slipcase. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        ALS - Eigenhändiger Brief mit Unterschrift.

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

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        General Custer's troops being attacked by Indians.

      Nice: C. Szwedzicki, [1938]. - Original photograph for Plate 16 Sioux Indian Painting. Part II. Image 26 x 48.5 cm. In the opposite direction of the published collotype. Signed on the verso in ink: H.B. Alexander Claremont, Calif. (Much clearer than the published collotype plate). From the estate of the artist and educator Millard Sheets, who was a friend and neighbor of the author. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Silver Princess in Oz

      Chicago: Reilly and Lee Co.. (1938). First. First edition, first state, in a second state dustwrapper. Turquoise cloth (one of several variants, with no established priority). Illustrated by John R. Neill. A little foxing in the gutters, and a small paper remnant adhered to the front board from the inside of the jacket, else a bright and attractive, near fine copy in a nice, near fine dustwrapper (with $1.50 price intact). Hanff and Greene pg. 102-3. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci [2vols/slipcase]

      Jonathan Cape Publisher, London, 1938. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Leonardo da Vinci?'artist, inventor, and prototypical Renaissance man?'is a perennial source of fascination because of his astonishing intellect and boundless curiosity about the natural and man-made world. During his life he created numerous works of art and kept voluminous notebooks that detailed his artistic and intellectual pursuits." [Pub. Info] Slipcase is in Very Good condition with some minor wear to the extremities. There are protective mylar covers on each volume. 1ST THUS. [Please check shipping cost for larger format books and multi-volume sets.]

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

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

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        The Sword in the Stone

      Collins, London 1938 - First Edition, First Printing. A magnificent copy. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is rich in color with NO chips or tears. This sophisticated First Issue dustjacket has the 8s.6d. printed price is present on the front flap. The book is in wonderful condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are exceptionally clean, with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A stunning copy housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. We buy T.H. White First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Brighton Rock

      London, William Heinemann Ltd.,, 1938. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in dark green morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, black endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        A Guide to the Snakes of Uganda. Limited Edition

      Kampala: The Uganda Society. G+ : in Good condition plus without dust jacket. Cover lightly rubbed. Some scattered light foxing. Heraldic book-plate on front paste-down. Previous owner inscription on fep. 1938. Limited Edition 179/500. Blue hardback half-leather cover. 240mm x 180mm (9" x 7"). xxi, 362pp. 23 coloured plates, diagrams and 2 fold out maps. .

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        1):Im Lande der Affen und Papageie (sic!). Reiseerinnerungen an Sued-Amerika, Brasilien, Paraguay und Argentinien, mit vielen Photographischen Aufnahmen und einer Karte von Sued-Amerika. / 2): Nos Sertoes do Rio Paraguay. Impressoes de Viagem da Expedicao Ulrich ao Hinterland Brasileiro-Boliviano. / 3): Indianer.Die Geschichte einer großen Nation.

      Geogr. Publishing Co. / J. Fagundes. / Casa Editora de Obras Scientificas Ltda. N.Y. / Sao Paolo./ Rio de Janeiro. 1930./ 1937./ 1938. - EA. Mit zusammen ca. 200 fotogr.Abb. auf Tafeln sowie sehr zahlreichen Zeichnungen und Karten. OGLn.-Band mit Rücken- und Deckel-Goldprägung. / Illustr. OPp-Band. / OHLdr.-Band mit Rücken-Goldprägung und Deckelillustration. 262 S. / 111 S. / 218 S. 8°., 8°, Gr. 8°. Im Lande .' mit beriebenem Umschlag und leicht ausgefransten Kapitalen. Angebrochen im Buchblock vor dem Titel, sonst gut. / 'Nos Sertoes ' Umschlag im Gelenk etwas aufgerissen, einige deutsche Kommentare mit Bleistift, sonst sehr gut. Mit Widmung! / 'Indianer.' mit angebrochenem Leder-Aussengelenk. Innen teils gering fleckig,minimal gebräunt.- - -Alle drei Bücher vollständig in ordentlichem Zustand. Wer war Dr. Otto Willi Ulrich? Mit diesen drei Büchern liegt alles von diesem deutsch-brasilianischem Abenteurer Veröffentlichte vor. Im ersterschienenen 'Im Lande der Affen und Papageie' wird reichlich gesoffen und es wird auch mal ungerührt eine 'Bande' von über 40 Indianern mit Frauen und Kindern unter munterer Beteiligung des Autors ausgelöscht (S. 59). Das extrem seltene ' Nos Sertoes do Rio Paraguay' berichtet von der 'Ulrich-Expedition' , die immerhin 25.000 km durch weite Teile Brasiliens (Amazonas, Matto Grosso, Minas Gerais, Bahia, Pernambuco etc.) sowie Boliviens und Paraguays führte, andererseits aber mit keinem Sterbenswörtchen in irgendeiner dem Antiquar bekannten wissenschaftl. Publikation je erwähnt wurde. Das dritte Werk, 'Indianer. Die Geschichte einer großen Nation' , überrascht dann mit einem überwiegend historisch-ethnologisch orientiertem und durchaus detailreichem Überblick über viele Indianervölker Nord-und Südamerikas; mittendrin ein guter und umfangreicher Bilder- und Kartenteil, der sich ausschließlich aus der 'Ulrich-Expedition' speist, jedoch in keinerlei Bezug zum Textteil steht. Das Vorwort offenbart dann eine - für die Zeit, 1938, - wohl noch sehr typische Art von verdächtiger Indianer- Romantik: "Hat die christliche Eroberung Amerikas überhaupt noch Menschen jener stolzen, wenn auch primitiven Rasse übrig gelassen? . Das freiheitsliebende deutsche Volk hat immer Sympathien für die Indianer gehegt". Alles in Allem bleibt verstärkt die Frage: Wer war dieser Dr. Ulrich? Nach wie vor dankbar für (weitere) Hinweise: Der Antiquar. ACHTUNG: Es handelt sich hier nicht um ein 3bändiges Werk, sondern um 3 unabhängig voneinander erschienene Bücher, wahrscheinlich alles, was es von diesem Autor gibt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat KAIAPO]
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        Hawaii: The Isle of a Thousand Wonders. Photographed and Arranged by Ray Jerome Baker

      Honolulu: R.J. Baker. 1938. First. Thick oblong octavo. [3]pp., map, plus 135 photographic prints, each with caption-printed tissue guard. Publisher's red cloth gilt. A trifle rubbed, else fine. A rare look at pre-WWII Hawaii. OCLC locates other books by this photographer, mostly much smaller than this, and no copies of this one. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Sword and Blossom Poems from the Japanese

      Tokyo.: Hasegawa.. Volume I: 6th edition. Showa 12.1938. Volume II Meiji 41. 1909. Volume III: Meiji 43. 1911.. 3 very attractive volumes superbly illustrated with colour woodblocks throughout by Japanese artists. Bound in creped paper woodblocks over boards, original plain blue linen Japanese slipcase with title on spine and toggle ties, very good set. Volume I is a reprint but volumes II and III are first editions. These delightful volumes of tanka were published by Takejiro Hasegawa who is very well known for thedelightful Japanese fairy tales series published on crepe paper. The first of these volumes of tanka were published just before the Anglo-Japanese Exhibition was announced. On hearing of this exhibition Hasegawa published the second volume and also had intentions to have the third volume available in time for the exhibition. Unfortunately this third volume and the special set in a padded slipcase were not available in time for the exhibition but were issued shortly afterwards. Instead he reprinted the first volume again to be sure to have at least the first two volumes available for the exhibition. The copy of the first volume offered here must have been one of those specially reprinted for the Anglo-Japanese Exhibition. .

      [Bookseller: Asia Bookroom]
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        A Guide to the Snakes of Uganda. Limited Edition

      Kampala The Uganda Society 1938. G+ : in Good condition plus without dust jacket. Cover lightly rubbed. Some scattered light foxing. Heraldic book-plate on front paste-down. Previous owner inscription on fep Limited Edition 179/500 Blue hardback half-leather cover 240mm x 180mm (9" x 7"). xxi, 362pp. 23 coloured plates, diagrams and 2 fold out maps.

      [Bookseller: Barter Books]
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        Listen! The Wind - SIGNED

      Harcourt Brace and Company, New York 1938 - INSCRIBED by both Anne Morrow Lindbergh and Charles Lindbergh to Anne's cousin and his wife, Richard and Mary Scandrett, in the year of publication: "(in Anne's hand) For Mary and Richard/from Anne (in Charles' hand) and Charles/Iliec, October, 1938". Near fine in a near very good dust jacket, with rubbing to the folds and extremities and moderate chipping to the spine ends. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Graham, Bookseller, ABAA, IOBA]
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        Werkstatt-Schulungs-Leitfaden Modelle 1934-1937

      Adam Opel AG, Rüsselsheim, 1938. 1, 513, altersbedingt etwas nachgedunkelt, ansonsten sehr sauberes Exemplar , Zustand: sehr gut.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Weinbrenner - Der Bücherhof]
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        L'Aeronautica Italiana nell'immagine 1487-1875. Bibliografia di Guiseppe Boffito con aggiunte di Paolo Arrigoni

      Museo Caproni, Milano, 1938.. iv+184 Seiten mit 174 Abbildungstafeln Fol., > 35 - 45 cm, gebunden auf 4 Bünden, mit goldgeprägtem Titel, Kopfgold, anderen beiden Seiten des Schnitts unbeschnitten, mit Autograph des Autors auf der Titelseite, Gelenke am Buchrücken vorn oben und unten aufgeplatzt, sonst in gutem Zustand. BR4F1

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Karl Heinz Schmitz]
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        SEVEN PILLARS OF WISDOM.A Triumph.

      Jonathan Cape.London.,1938 - EARLY TRADE EDITION.11th impression.4to.Illustrated throughout with portraits,maps,plans and line drawings.Finely bound by Riviere in twentieth century half brown morocco,raised bands,ruled in blind.Two green labels,gilt.Brown cloth on boards.Marbled endpapersTop edge gilt,others untrimmed.A fine copy.: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        JEAN COCTEAU. Circa 1938

      - Photographie originale, tirage d'époque 225 x 165 mm. Beau portrait du poète assis avec sa canne, sur fond d'un décor de studio avec dans la pénombre un nu antique masculin. ¤¤¤ Biblio. : Une autre image de Cecil Beaton réalisée lors de la même séance de prise de vue est reproduite dans l'Album Cocteau (p. 210) de la Pléiade. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Librairie-Galerie Emmanuel Hutin]
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        The Camels are Coming

      Published by John Hamilton Limited, 32 Bloomsbury Street, London circa 1938 edition not stated [First Edition was August 1932]. 1938. Hard back binding in publisher's original blue cloth covers and top edge, gilt lettering to spine, John Hamilton sundial to foot of spine. 8vo 7½'' x 5¼''. Contains 220 [19 page catalogue]. First title listed in the catalogue is 'Colonel Pontcarral' by Alberic Cahuet, this was first published in May 1938. Colour frontispiece and monochrome illustrations throughout. 15 Ace titles listed start with Wings and end with The Camels are Coming. Very Good condition book without the usual sun fading to the spine, only very insignificant spotting to the end leaves, supplied with Fine laser colour copy dust wrapper taken directly from original first edition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA]
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        Fighting Was My Business

      Michael Joseph 1938 - Autobiography of Jimmy Wilde, the Welsh Boxer and the first official world flyweight champion. 1st edition. 8vo. 284pp. plus photos. Internally very good to near fine, bright and clean. In the original very good red cloth and the original pictorial and very scarce dustwrapper. Very light rubbing to extremities and closed tear without loss to rear, otherwise beautifully preserved. Wilde has signed his portrait on the front wrapper and also signed the title page. A rare double signed copy of this scarce title. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Sportspages]
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        LAUGHTER IN THE DARK

      Indianapolis, Ind.: Bobbs, Merrill, 1938 8vo., 292pp. First Edition. First US Edition [The first book by Vladimir Nabokov to be printed in the United States]. First This Title. Published in England by John Long as: CAMERA OBSCURA, [The original title of the 1932 Russian edition]. A fine copy in the second state brown cloth in an excellent bright dustwrapper showing light use.. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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