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        Death Stops at the Old Stone Inn

      New York: Hillman-Curl. 1938. First. First edition. Quarto. 279pp. Good in boards with moderate wear at the extremities and a three-inch tear along the sunned spine. Inscribed by both Shirley and Adele to the family of their sister, the prolific author Elizabeth Seifert. A wonderful association copy of a scarce mystery, the first by either of these authors(Adele wrote three additional mysteries, while Shirley was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for her other 1938 novel The Wayfarer). OCLC locates five copies. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Just Around the Corner [Lucky Penny] (Original screenplay for the 1938 film)

      Twentieth Century-Fox, Los Angeles 1938 - Revised Final Script for the 1938 film, "Just Around the Corner" (here under the working title, "Lucky Penny"), directed by Irving Cummings, based on a story by Paul Girard Smith, written for the screen by Ethel Hill, J.P. McEvoy, and Darrell Ware, and starring Shirley Temple, Joan Davis, Charles Farrell, and Bert Lahr. The film in which Shirley Temple ends the Depression all by herself, starting with a determined search for Uncle Sam. A delightful entry, including many of the famed dance duets with Temple and Bill "Bojangles" Robinson. Red studio wrappers, stamped REVISED FINAL on the front wrapper, dated April 27, 1938, and with the holograph file notation, "Env. 1491." Apparently a copy made strictly for the purpose of filing, as there is no project number, copy number, or distribution page present. Title page present, with a date matching the front wrapper. 155 leaves, mimeograph, with blue revision pages throughout, all dated 4/23/38. Pages and wrapper Very Good plus, bound with two gold brads. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        Comte de Lautreamont OEuvres Completes contenant Les Chants de Maldoror les Poesies, les Lettres, une introduction par Andre Breton des illustrations par Victor Brauner,

      G L M, a Paris 6 rue Huyghens, 1938. # 408 of 1,000 on "velin bibliophile" paper (of a total of 1,120). - (Oscar Dominguez, Max Ernst, Espinoza, Rene Magritte, Andre Masson, Matta Echaurren, Joan Miro, [Wolfgang] Paalen , Man Ray, [Kurt] Seligmann, [Yves] Tanguy. Une table analytique. Des documents. Repercussions.) Binding: 5 3/4 x 7 3/4" (original book size: 14.3 x 19.1 mm.); 415pp., plus Table Generale: (4)pp.+ colophon leaf. Includes 12 full-page, bound-in black & white illustrations by Surrealist artists. In a special handcrafted inlaid & overlaid leather binding by book artist Tim Ely. Bound in full orange/brown morocco leather with inlays or overlays of black, gray, red, blue/gray, violet & orange/brown leather & applied areas of "textured" or "puckered" leather in red/brown, orange/brown, tan & gray; black inked lines; lines, dots, circles, curves, "horse shoes", etc. stamped in gold, silver, copper or iridescent toned metallic foils to form an overall design spanning both covers & spine. Label area on lower spine reading: Comte De Lautremont. Double headbands sewn in many colored threads echoing binding colors. Top edge gilt & toned with a red wash. Dark brown endpapers & extra flyleaves bound in. Fore & bottom edges untrimmed; original front paper cover & spine removed & included loose in the clamshell case. Binding design executed with great skill but undated; it uses elements of some of the great Surrealist painters' illustrations in this book as Matta, Miro, Tanguy, Masson (those who mainly worked in a more "abstract" style). In a sturdy clamshell case (box) covered in gray cloth with title in black on spine; inner section lined with gray felt. Book shows some age spotting to fore edge; else, text, plates, binding & case in fine condition. This illustrated & bound book is both the quintessential surrealist & neo-surrealist object. No better title than the 1938 GLM edition of Lautreamont could have been found for this project & Tim Ely's mildly unusual binding does this still very unusual work justice. Les Editions G. L. M. 190. (French text). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Ballet Panorama: An illustrated chronicle of three centuries.

      London, Batsford. 1938. - First edition; 8vo; bound in blue full leather, with pale orange endpapers, gilt edges and tooled and lettered in gold to spine. Binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, showing stylised dancer to front and rear panels. Signed on the reverse of the colour frontispiece by Margot Fonteyn and Robert Helpman. Fine in a custom made slipcase.

      [Bookseller: York Modern Books PBFA ABA]
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        Gargantua. Illustrations de Dubout.

      Paris: Gibert Jeune Librairie d'Amateurs, 1938. - 4to (10½" tall). Full blue crushed morocco. Splendid 1930's French binding with a series of wide bands each bearing a letter of the title. Coloured calf inlay and gilt tooling on the upper board. Top edge gilt. A striking binding with humorously fantastical and brightly coloured illustrations throughout. Printed on Velin de Navarre, with 74 colour illustrations by Dubout. Rabelais' comic masterpiece was originally published in early sixteenth century France. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: McConnell Fine Books ABA & ILAB]
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        British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel./Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues January/February 1939 Through November/December1938

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

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        A Short History of Golf in Mexico and the Mexico City Country Club

      New York: Privately Printed, 1938. 1938 1st edition of this wonderful look at the history of golf in Mexico. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE LIMITATION PAGEand issued in an undoubtedly very small (this being #44) but unspecified limitation. Bound in a very attractive checkered cloth, consisting of mostly earthen, terra cotta colors. Still solid and tightly-bound and VG, with light foxing to the preliminaries. Quarto, 126 pgs. plus photographs. This copy includes a printed New Year's Greeting from the author AND the very uncommon 1939 and 1940 "Golf in Mexico" tissue-guarded supplements, designed to keep the reader abreast of annual changes at the Mexico City Country Club and as importanly, the author's golf game. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. Illus. by R. Winslow Myers/Andres Audiffred.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        New Poems by W.B. Yeats. Limited Edition. Cuala Press

      The Cuala Press/Elizabeth Corbet Yeats, Dublin 1938 - 48pp. Poems include: Lapis Lazuli; The Curse of Cromwell; Roger Casement and The Old Stone Cross. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket and in clear protective wraps. Paper title label to spine browned Quarter cloth spines on blue papered boards [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        Joseph in Egypt

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1938. Sixth printing. Two volumes. Some rubbing to the spines, near very good without the original slipcase. Inscribed by the author in Volume One: "To Lyde Gene with kindest regards. Thomas Mann. 21.II.1940." .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        FLYING COLOURS Including a Ship of the Line (signed)

      MIchael Joseph Ltd., London; (1938) - 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. Octavo [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Captain's Chair. A Story of the North.

      London: Hodder & Stoughton Limited, 1938 - Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine in black, map front endpapers. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled, loss of size from boards, spotting to edges of contents. A good copy in the rubbed and browned jacket with a chip from the head of the spine panel affecting the title and two tape repairs to the verso. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the title page, "To Jack Beddington via John Grierson –horn blower and then some! With all good wishes, Cafe Royal, London, August 7 – 1938". An excellent association linking one of the pioneers of documentary film with one of its most notable patrons. The author, Robert Flaherty, is best known for his 1922 film, Nanook of the North, and is regarded, along with his close friend, John Grierson, as one of the fathers of documentary film. As publicity director at Shell and BP, Jack Beddington had commissioned John Betjeman's Shell Country Guides and been responsible for the famous poster campaigned that had commissioned work from Paul Nash, Ben Nicholson, McKnight Kauffer, Edward Bawden, and Rex Whistler, among others. He also produced films through the Shell Film Unit, established on Grierson's recommendation and quickly recognised for the imaginative style of its projects. During the war he became director of the Ministry of Information's Film Division, focusing on the production of documentary films but also enabling the making of feature films like One of Our Aircraft is Missing, A Canterbury Tale, and A Matter of Life and Death. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Double Jeopardy

      Macaulay Company, New York 1938 - First edition. Near fine with light wear to the boards, some darkening to the pastedown gutters from the binder's glue, and a small owner stamp on the front fly, in near fine dustwrapper with mild rubbing and a little offsetting to the front flap from the same owner stamp. The first of Goldsmith's three mysteries, predating his classic *Detour* by one year. The jacket publicity makes some comparisons of this novel to *The Postman Always Rings Twice.* Very scarce, particularly in this condition. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      The Obelisk Press, 16 Place Vendome, Paris. 1938 - Originally published 1936 by Obelisk Press in soft covers, this reprint has a SIGNED INSCRIPTION BY HENRY MILLER on the detached fly-leaf. "To Prudence - memories of Corfu - the paradisical clinic, Henry. 8/8/38" Signed also by previous owner, Prudence Lucas. Married to the writer and classicist F. L. Lucas, she had an brief affair with Miller whilst in Greece just before the war. Provenance: The copy's poor condition (front cover missing,inscription page and half-title page detached, spine partially missing and text browned and fragile though unmarked though still sewn tightly together and absolutely readable) is due to it having survived a direct hit by a bomb during the London Blitz. It was happily rescued from the ruins of No.34 Redcliffe Road by Prudence Lucas and her friend, the writer Joan Wyndham, who was helping her in an attempt to recover some of her possessions from the rubble, in particular her own unfinished novel. This episode is described by Joan Wyndham in her published wartime journal LOVE LESSONS. This copy of Black Spring passed down from Prudence to its current owner, a relative. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Black Box Books]
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        Laughter in the Dark

      Bobbs-Merrill, IN 1938 - Dustwrapper shows a bit of light vertical scuffing to front panel and the lightest edgewear. The book, bound in tan cloth and stamped in dark blue is tight and clean. The dustwrapper (which is cream-colored, printed in gold, kelly green and black) is stunning. The scarce first edition of the author's first book. Becoming difficult to find in this protected condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael J. Toth, Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (Original screenplay, producer Darryl F. Zanuck's copy)

      Twentieth Century-Fox, Los Angeles 1938 - Final script for the classic 1938 film, "Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm," based on the novel by Kate Douglas Wiggin, directed by Allan Dwan, produced by Darryl F. Zanuck, written for the screen by Don Ettlinger and Karl Tunberg, and starring Shirley Temple, Randolph Scott, Jack Haley, and Gloria Stuart. This Darryl F. Zanuck's copy, with his large holograph initials on the front wrapper (as was his practice), and penciled holograph notes throughout, most of which are deletions. Interestingly, Zanuck has written "cast boy" on the first blank, with a doodle, indicating that it is likely a reminder (i.e., "cast" being a verb). Blue studio wrappers, marked "FINAL," rubber-stamped Copy No. 1, and dated September 28, 1937. Distribution page present, with receipt removed. Title page present, with credits for screenwriters Ettlinger and Tunberg. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good plus with yapping at the edges, bound with three gold brads. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc., ABAA]
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        RALESTONE LUCK.

      D. Appleton - Century Company,, New York / London: 1938 - Illustrated by James Reid. Book with slightly darkened spine, with faint line of soiling to lower half of front board. Light binder's glue browning to paper along joints. A VG+ to Nr Fine copy of the author's rare second book, accompanied by a Fine facsimile jacket. Linen cloth binding with green stamped title lettering to spine & front board. Facsimile dust jacket. 8vo. 7-13/16" x 5-1/2". 1st edition. INSCRIBED by the Author, on the t.p. xii, [2], 296, [2 (blank)] pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        William the Dictator

      Newnes 1938 - London ,green cloth a near fine copy in facsimile of the very rare wrapper. The book has no inscriptions ,foxing ,staining ,with two minor bumps .The wrapper is very rare and its unlikely you will ever see the original. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dick Neal Fine Books]
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        VERVE An Artistic and Literary Quarterly. Volume 1, Numbers 3-4

      Verve 1938-1939, Paris - Original cover designs by Pierre Bonnard and George Rouault. No. 3 includes color lithographs by Chagall, Miro and Klee, and a host of color lithographs of The Indian Pantheon (six in all). No. 4 contains three color lithographs by Matisse (La Danse is double-paged) and Andre Derain, plus Tacuinum Sanitatus, Fourtheen Century Book of Health (seven pages of color lithographs). Interior contents and original covers clean, very fresh and housed in cloth binding. Text in English. Orig. brick cloth lettered in silver spotted and slightly worn. Very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        OEUVRES ILLUSTREES : - CYRANO DE BERGERAC - L'AIGLON - CHANTECLER - (LA SAMARITAINE - La Princesse lointaine - Le bois sacré )- (LES ROMANESQUES - Les deux Pierrots - La derniere nuit de Don Juan) - illustrés par Sylvain Sauvage, Etienne Drian, Mariette Lydis, Auguste Leroux et A.-E. Marty.

      1938 - 5 volumes, reliure plein maroquin vert jardin in-octavo Editeur(binding full morocco in-octavo Editor) (18,5 x 23 cm), dos à 3 faux-nerfs (spine with raised bands), décoration or et argent (gilt decoration) à filets or et argent (gilt and silver lines) et à froid (blind-stamping decoration), auteur et titre frappés or (gilt title), entre-nerfs à "losange or" au centre d'un "bouchardé" à froid, double filet en place des nerfs, dorés pour le nerfs central et argent (palladium) pour le nerfs supérieur et inférieur, filet or en tête et en pied (top and at the foot of spine gilt lines), décoration en "losanges" sur les plats, avec filets or et argent "palladium" croisés , certains avec décor "bouchardé" à froid, bordé de droite à gauche d'un double filet à froid, marque-page en tissu (bookmark in tissue), tête dorée - gouttière long papier et tranche de queue non-rognées (gilt top edge - fore-edge with great paper and edge of bottom no-smooth), dos première et quatrième couverture conservés (spine front and back cover of the preserved paperback edition), tirage limité - 1 des 700 exemplaires sur Vélin Pur Fil Lafuma (N°534) , orné de nombreuses gravures hors-texte (en Phototypie en noir avec reliée à côté la même gravure en phototypie en noir coloriée au Patron par Daniel Jacommet et Duval-Beaufumé) par Sylvain Sauvage, Etienne Drian, Mariette Lydis, Auguste Leroux et A.-E. Marty + Portrait de Rostand par Pierre Gandon, 300 + 312 + 331 + 268 + 373 pages, 1938-1939 Paris Lafitte Editeur, Superbe Edition.dans une reliure exceptionnelle.en Parfait Etat (as new condition). . La Librairie Guimard offre aux clients AbeBooks 15% de réduction sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 1000 EUR. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Chantecler. Illustrations de Mariette Lydis, bandeaux et culs-de-lampe decoratifs de Sylvain Sauvage, graves sur bois par Gilbert Poilliot.

      Edins Pierre Lafitte [1938], Paris - One of 1800 copies on velin from a total edition of 2575. 8vo. Bound by LePretre: 3/4 red morocco and paste-paper boards with gilt and blind- stamped sunburst radiating over upper and lower covers, spine smooth, title gilt, top edge gilt (stamped on front blank Lepretre). Original covers bound in, near fine. Illustrated with fourteen plates hors-texte by Mariette Lydis (1890-1970), with bandeaux and culs-de-lampe by Sylvain Sauvage(1888-1948), who in the mid-twenties became his own publisher and made a name for himself as an illustrator and decorator of considerable style. Chantecler, Rostand's play in four acts in verse, was performed for the first time in the Theatre de la Port Saint-Martin on February 7, 1910. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Priscilla Juvelis Inc., ABAA]
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        Autograph Letter Signed, in pencil, 8vo, postmarked New York, June 26, 1938

      - "It's good to hear from you. To know you bursting with energy--the spirit of life. Good to know you are writing and good to know the child is mending and that you have more time for yourself. I feel as utterly useless even though I am on the mend. Is slow work?How stupid for me to have collapsed. When you happen in town?it could be arranged for you to see me ?." Signed, "Your old Stieglitz.". Stieglitz likely refers to the heart attack he suffered in early 1938. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Les chiens de chasse.

      Manufrance - Manufacture Française Armes Et Cycles De Saint Etienne 1938 - Album in-4 à l'italienne ( 200 X 295 mm ), cartonnage de fine percaline coquille d'oeuf illustré sur le premier plat de deux têtes de bassets d'Artois polychromes, titre en grandes lettres rouges serties de noir, coins arrondis, couverture en couleurs conservée ( Reliure de l'éditeur ). 78 superbes planches reproduisant les aquarelles peintes d'aprés nature par les peintres animaliers MAHLER et CASTELLAN, avec le texte en regard imprimé en bleu sur les serpentes. In fine, 6 feuillets de réclames en couleurs. Superbe exemplaire à l'état de neuf. chiens Chasse [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        VERVE. An Artistic and Literary Quarterly. Volume one, Numbers three and four

      Paris: Verve. / 1939 1938 - A unique copy. Folio. (14.1 x 10.4 inches). Two issues bound in one hard back volume. Fully illustrated throughout with drawings, paintings and photographs. Containing original full lithographs by Chagall, Miro, Rattner, Klee, Matisse & Derain. The two issues have been bound into one hardbound volume and the binding beautifully hand painted to the upper cover and spine, in acrylic and oils by the noted Neo-Expressionist American painter Gaylen Hansen. Condition is very good, with some rubbing and wear to the edges. Together with a fine hardback copy of the fully illustrated book issued in 2007 to accompany the retrospective exhibition 'Gaylen Hansen: Three decades of Paintings' at the Seattle Art Museum (October 2007 - January 2008) and Salt Lake City Art Center (February - April 2008). Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Nine Chains to the Moon

      J.B. Lippincott, Philadelphia and New York 1938 - First edition. Boards a bit worn, a very good copy in a price-clipped, near very good dustwrapper with shallow chipping at the extremities, some internal repairs, and considerable rubbing. Signed by the author at a later date. The first book by the designer, inventor, and polymath whose influence has increased with time. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Obligations pour la roulette de Monte-Carlo.

      Paris: XXe Siècle. 1938 - Offset lithograph in color. Schwarz, no. 406.Of of 155 impressions. 314 x 220 mm. Left margin trimmed almost to the text.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        This Peace

      Knopf, New York 1938 - Small 8vo, pp. 38. Original black boards, lettered in gilt on spine, and with Mann's initials embossed in blind to front panel. A very good copy, with some strange red staining to endpapers (not affecting text). First US edition, translated by H. T. Lowe-Porter, INSCRIBED IN ENGLISH BY THE AUTHOR ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER: 'To Mr. [sic] Lily O. Pforzheimer hoping that she may enjoy these words, that came from my heart. Princeton 27. XI. 38 Thomas Mann'. Mann lived in Princeton between 1938 and 1941, completing Lotte In Weimar there. Lily Pforzheimer was the wife of celebrated American philanthropist and bibliophile, Carl Pforzheimer. This Peace was Mann's forensic, comprehensive and unanswerable trashing of the Munich Peace Agreement. This copy has some strange red staining to both front and rear endpapers. Mann's inscription is written on the ffep., but is not adversely affected by the discoloration.

      [Bookseller: Neil Pearson Rare Books]
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        Brighton Rock: An Entertainment

      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.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Sportsmen All

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1938 - A fine collection of sporting dog stories, sensitively illustrated This copy is inscribed on colophon page "To Blaine T. Fairless especially inscribed by the artist Marguerite Kirmse." First edition, No. 58 of 950 copies. 8vo. With 12 illustrations by Marguerite Kirmse. Original black cloth. Fine. Laid into a half black morocco and cloth drop box, with gilt logo of the Derrydale Press on spine and upper cover on inset leather label with title, etc. Siegel 140; Frazier C-16-a [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        The Long Valley

      NY, Viking, September 1938, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. Steinbeck's first book published by Viking, a short story collection that includes Flight which appears for the first time as well as such Steinbeck classics as The Chrysanthemums, The Snake, Breakfast, The Harness, Johnny Bear, and all portions of The Red Pony, a classic compendium of all-star short stories by a master of that form, one of only 8,000 copies (as opposed to 50,000 copies for The Grapes of Wrath and more than 100,000 copies for East of Eden), Goldstone & Payne A11a, Morrow 90, jacket illustrated by Elmer Hader who also illustrated the jackets for Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath and The Winter of Our Discontent. A beautiful, superior copy, fine, housed in a custom clam-shell case with a leather spine label, extremely scarce in this condition.

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman]
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        Waidwerk der Welt. Erinnerungswerk an die Internationale Jagdausstellung Berlin 1937 2.-28. November. Herausgegeben vom Reichsbund "Deutsche Jägerschaft"

      Berlin: Paul Parey, 1938 - A lavishly-produced and elaborately illustrated record of the 1937 International Hunting Exposition in Berlin, the grandest of the pre-War exhibitions, mounted on a colossal scale under the patronage of Hermann Goering in his capacity as Reichsjägermeister, Chief Huntsman of the Reich. Twenty-one European nations, as well as Japan and Egypt, were represented in the trophy displays, which included red deer, bison, wild boar, wolf, bear, varieties of antelope, and feathered game. The first portion of the volume provides an overview of the exhibition and includes photographs of the opening ceremonies, with Nazi leaders in attendance, views of the pavilions and displays, and floor plans. In turn, the displays of each participating nation are documented, with special sections on North American, African, and Asian big game trophies. There follow sections on the former German colonial territories; rifles, ammunitions, optics, and photography; the history, art, and literature of hunting; forestry and tracking; as well as its prehistory, where the aurochs and fanciful recreations of early European hunting practices are illustrated. The final portion of the book addresses measurement of trophies and details prizes awarded. The work is illustrated throughout with photographs of animals in nature, trophies, as well as paintings of hunting scenes. The present volume was produced for subscribers and a list is included at the end of the book; the portraits of Hitler and Goering (in his hunting green and feathered cap), often lacking in copies of this book, are here present; the uncommon dustjacket shows signs of folding but is otherwise in outstanding condition. An uncommon title and an important visual documentation of hunting in the interwar years (BIG GAME) First Edition. Folio. With 21 color plates and 825 monochrome illustrations including photographs, paintings, and maps. xiv, 468, [2, ads] pp. Original green cloth, spine titled in gilt, upper board stamped in gilt with red deer skull and globe. Touch of rubbing at foot of spine, else a near fine copy in the scarce printed dust jacket. OCLC records just three US locations: LC, Yale, & American Museum of Natural History [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Fackelträger des Sports

      Neuland, Berlin 1938 - Large octavo. 224pp. Original illustrated wrappers. Published by the German Women's Federation for an Alcohol-Free Culture, this work advocates a tobacco and alcohol free healthy and sportive lifestyle through the experiences and testimonies of numerous German and foreign athletes (many of them medalists of the 1936 Berlin Summer Games). Spine slightly creased and sunned. Text in German, Gothic script. Wrappers in overall good+, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Cecil Beaton's New York

      New York: J. B. Lippincott Company,, 1938. Octavo. Original yellow cloth, spine and front board lettered in black, top edge purple. With the pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated with drawings and photographs by Beaton. Some foxing to the spine, edges and endpapers; an excellent copy in the bright jacket that has some chips and nicks to the extremities, and tape repairs to the verso of the spine. First US edition, first impression. First published in the UK earlier the same year.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        1938 FORD V- 8 TRUCKS And COMMERCIAL CARS WITH THE PROVED ECONOMY Of The V-8 ENGINE. 1938 Brings Widest Range of Hauling and Delivery Units in Ford History

      [Detroit, MI]:: (Ford Motor Company),. (1938).. Oblong format: 10-1/8" x 13-3/8". 1st edition. 40 pp.. Bright color illustrated wrappers, stapled.. Some rubbing and shelfwear, creasing near to spine. A VG example.. A large dealerÕs/ salesman catalogue for Ford Trucks and Commercial Vehicles just before the start of World War II. These include a 122-inch wheelbase 1-ton panel van, a flat bed and express flat bed with stakes, a 134-inch wheel base dump truck, a 157-inch state flat bed,Êa 112-inch sedan delivery, and the beautiful 112-inch woody station wagon. 1938 was the first year that Ford completely redesigned the truck sheet metal to include one piece top opening hoods, and the truck beds were entirely redesigned and strengthened as well.& & No institutional holdings located on OCLC. Rare. . Many intratextual and full page color illustrations.

      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
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        La Révolution Prolétarienne – revue bi-mensuelle syndicaliste révolutionnaire

      La Révolution Prolétarienne 1938 - Paris, La Révolution Prolétarienne, du n°263 (25 janvier 1938) au n°300 (10 août 1939), dernier numéro paru avant la guerre - Brochés, 18 cm x 26,5 cm, 16 pages par numéro– Textes de Victor Serge, Maurice Chambelland, Robert Louzon, Léon Jaloux, J. Mesnil, B. Giauffret, Habib Bourguiba, J. Barrué, N. Lazarévitch, Daniel Guérin, J. Duperray, E. Berth, A. Ciliga, R. Hagnauer, Maurice Yvon, Walter Krivitsky, etc. ; nombreux articles sur la Guerre Civile Espagnole – Etat correct,tous ces numéros ayant été mal reliés avec une toile collée ! mais ils sont complets [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Sedon]
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        Bird Books and Bird Art: An Outline of the Literary History and Iconography of Descriptive Ornithology

      Copenhagen: Levin & Munksgaard, 1938. Oversize Hardcover. Very Good No Jacket. XL. Indigo blue cloth cover with somewhat worn leather spine and corners. 251 pages. Slight foxing to endpapers. Previous owner's blind embossed name stamp. An outline of the literary history and iconography of descriptive ornithology based principally on the collection of books containing plates with figures of birds and their eggs now in the University Library at Copenhagen and including a catalogue of these works. Photo of table of contents available. This large, heavy book requires extra charges for international transport.

      [Bookseller: Pistil Books Online]
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        OF HUMAN BONDAGE

      Limited Editions Club, New Haven 1938 - Two octavo volumes (6" x 9") bound in the original imported speckled linen with leather labels. Introduction by Theodore Dreiser. Illustrated with 16 ORIGINAL ETCHINGS by John Sloan. Copy #509 of 1500 SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page. One of the more desirable books of the press. Fine in a close to Fine slipcase with minor wear [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        A Young Man with a Horn

      Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company,, 1938. Octavo. Original pale green and brown cloth, spine and front board lettered in green. With the dust jacket. Contents slightly toned; an excellent copy in the bright jacket. First US edition, first printing. Baker's first book, a jazz novel.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        VERVE AN ARTISTIC AND LITERARY QUARTERLY NO. 3.

      Paris. October - December 1938. - Folio. Pictorial wrappers (after Pierre Bonnard). Plates, photographs and illustrations. Spine just a shade darkened, else a near fine copy. One of the more sought-after of the early issues, including the "Four Seasons" suite of four original color lithographs by Chagall, Miro, Klee and Rattner, drawings by Matisse, some excellent photographs reproduced in heliogravure, and the color lithographs of the Indian Pantheon. Texts by Bataille, Reverdy, Valery, Claudel, et al, translated by Robert Sage.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature, ABAA]
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        UNCLE TOM'S CABIN

      Limited Editions Club, New York 1938 - 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 #509 of 1500 illustrated with 16 powerful lithographs drawn on the stone by Miguel Covarrubias and SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page. Sunning to the spine and very faint rubbing to spine tips. Near Fine in a Fine slipcase. Uncommon thus [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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