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        Brighton Rock.

      London, Heinemann. 1938. - FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Publisher's red cloth with titles in gilt to spine, beige-drab endpapers. Internally very clean with just a hint of the usual tanning which can affect the paper. Boards are bright, spine a shade sunned and a little frayed to head and tail. A most presentable copy lacking the ridiculously rare dustwrapper. The chilling tale of teenage mob-leader Pinkie; a masterpiece of psycho-realism, a fascinating study of evil, sin, and the 'appalling strangeness of the mercy of God' withholds easy judgement as a narrative takes us through the moral question of what is simultaneously fascinating and repellent. R.A Wobbe; Graham Greene-A Bibliography & Guide to Research. Steinbrunner & Penzler; Ency.of Mystery & Detection, p174-177. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tecumseh And His Times

      G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York 1938 - 244 pages. First edition, first printing. The last book by this Cherokee writer, the story of the great Shawnee chief who tried to organize a confederation of Indian tribes to resist the white man's invasion of Indian lands in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Near fine book in a near fine dust jacket with the spine very slightly darkened and a 1/2" chip to the bottom of the spine. A beautiful copy! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rare ALS as President! FDR changes his plans to celebrate his Uncle Fred?s 75th birthday to rush to his son?s bedside at the Mayo Clinic ? five days later he quickly returns to Washington after Hitler demanded self-determination for 3.5 million Germans living in the Sudetenland in northwest Czechoslovakia and threatened to rescue them

      [Hyde Park, New York] Autograph Letter Signed ? FDR? as President, one page, 7? x 9?. On White House stationery. [Hyde Park, N.Y.], Friday [Sept. 9, 1938]. To Frederic Delano, his mother?s brother. With original White House envelope addressed by FDR ?Hon. F.A. Delano.? Hand-delivered. Fine condition.In full, ?Friday. Dear Uncle Fred. All my nice plans for going to Algonac tomorrow for your Birthday are off ?" for I go to Rochester to night & Jimmy?s operation is Monday. Meanwhile ever so many Happy Returns ?" You are the grandest person I know ?" in every way. Affectionately FDR.?Frederic Delano?s sister was Sara Delano, FDR?s mother. The Delano family estate was Algonac, about 25 miles south of Hyde Park. Frederic Delano celebrated his 75th birthday at Algonac on Sat., Sept. 10, 1938.James Roosevelt, accompanied by his mother, entered the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., on Tues., Sept. 6. He had been at the Mayo Clinic twice earlier in the year for treatment of

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        Javaanse volksvertoningen. Bijdrage tot de beschrijving van land en volk.

      Batavia, 1938. 4to. Original cloth (hinges damaged but holding). With 125 illustrations on 46 plates (including 4 coloured). 545 pp.* Kind of encyclopaedic book on various forms of mask performances, mummery, horse-dances, Muslim influenced group-dances and group-singing by young boys and men, as well as reflections on their role in the Javanese and Madurese communities and their religious meaning in connection with cosmological classifications, being also a rich source for various kinds of wayang theatre, especially the wayang wong (Groenendael, Wayang theatre in Indonesia, 375).

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        William Carlos Williams thanks John Crow Ransom for accepting his essay ?Federico Garcia Lorca? for publication in his new literary journal, ?The Kenyon Review? ? 38-year-old Spanish poet Garcia Lorca was executed by the Fascists in 1936

      Typed Letter Signed ?W.C. Williams? 1p, 8.5? x 11?. Rutherford, N.J., October 19, 1938. To John Crowe Ransom, Editor The Kenyon Review, Gambier, Ohio. Fine condition.In full, ?Your letter, about the Lorca article, put me right back on my feet again, where I haven?t been for a year or more. To say that I?m delighted at your acceptance of it doesn?t half tell the story. Of more importance is that you?ve taken it just as I could have wished that you?d take it. It isn?t easy to get what I was after but you got it perfectly. That, whatever the final merits of the article may be, is the certification of its complete success which is most satisfying. Spanish literature, aside from one book, is an almost unknown quantity in the United States. But I wanted only one thing out of it. I had to begin in the Kindergarten. The effect sought, however, was not elementary. How in God?s name could I explain that to anyone??As to the translations: they should appear along with my short

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        L'Ingénieux Hidalgo Don Quichotte de la Manche. Traduction de Louis Viardot. Illustrations de Dubout. Sous l'emblème du secrétaire. Paris. 1938

      - 4 volumes in-4° reliés demi-basane rouge à coins, dos à nerfs, titre doré, légères petites traces de frottement et légère insolation des dos, couvertures conservées, petites rousseurs éparses. Un des 1800 exemplaires sur vélin Bulky. 315 p. - 330 p. - 347 p. - 371 p. Très bon état. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1000 Bilder aus 25 Jahren Deutscher Geschichte mit einleitendem Text

      . Eine einprägsame wirkungsvolle Darstellung der letzten Jahrzehnte deutschen Geschichte mit ihren ungeheuren Geschehnissen und Ruhmeshalle unserer alten Armee. Herausgegeben auf Grund amtlichen Materials mit Unterstützung des Reicharchivs in Potsdam und des Baperischen Kriegsarchivs in München und unter Mitarbeit bekannter Persöhnlichkeiten des Generalstabes, des Reicharchivs und anderer leitender Ämter sowie mit Bildbeiträgen des Volksbundes Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge. Militär-Verlag, Fürstenwalde/Spree, (um 1938). 388 S. mit zahlr. Abb., Orig. Hln., Quart. Seltener Bildband mit seltenem Photomaterial. Vorkriegszeit, 1913 und der 1.Wk. Die meisten Aufnahmen sind aus der Zeit der Straßenkämpfe und des Freikorps - Sowie der Anfang des Nationalsozialismus. Hunderte von Führungspersonen sind mit Photo vorgestellt.

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        Collecting Golf Books 1743-1938. [At head of title:] Aspects of Book Collecting

      London: Constable, 1938 - One of a series, "Aspects of Book-Collecting", this work contains chapters on early references to golf, bilbiographies (none of any consequence had yet appeared), poetry, and various categories of golfing books: Rules, Instruction, Histories, Annuals, Fiction, etc., plus a section on Americana. The book was also issued in paper covers. Here with choice provenance, from the library of the founder of the Derrydale Press, Eugene V. Connett 3rd (CONNETT, EUGENE V., 3RD) First edition. 12mo. 56 pp. Original orange cloth. Fine copy, with the bookplate of Eugene V. Connett 3rd. Donovan and Murdoch 21420 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Deutsche Golfzeitung. Jahrgang XIV, Heft 1 - 12.

      Leipzig, Deutscher Golf-Verlag 15. April 1938 - 15. März 1939.. Mit sehr zahlr. Abbildungen. Die Monatshefte jeweils zwischen 32 und 48 Seiten. Lwd. d. Zt. mit Rücken- und Deckeltitel sowie Prägung "Golf- u. Land-Club Berlin-Wannsee E.V." Orig.-Umschläge mit eingebunden. 31 x 24 cm.. Mit Nachrichten und Berichten aus der deutschen und europäischen Golfszene; die Werbeanzeigen richten sich offensichtlich an ein besserverdienendes Publikum. Für die Zeit doch recht ungewöhnlich sind die Ausgaben völlig frei von nationalsozialistischem Gedankengut oder Photographien irgendwelcher Würdenträger oder Insignien, offensichtlich scheint das Golfspiel dort nicht auf Interesse gestoßen zu sein. - Sehr gutes Exemplar!

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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.

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        Heft 1-5 (Alles). Paris, Juni 1938 bis Juli 1939. 4to. Je Heft 8 S. auf verschiedenfarbigem Papier gedruckt sowie jeweils 1 blattgroße Zeichnung verschiedener Künstler beiliegend.

      . . Sehr seltene surrealistische Zeitschrift. Herausgegeben von Michel Tapie und Jean Marembert. Das erste Heft wurde mit einem offenen Brief an Andre Breton eröffnet. Heft 1 mit Zeichnung auf rosa Papier von M. Tapie "Narcisse" und 4 Beilagezetteln mit verschiedenen Ankündigungen. Heft 2 auf Titel "Demobilisation de la Poesie" Dada Beitrag von Michel Perrin. Mit Zeichnung von Roger Sby auf rosa Papier und 4 Beilagezetteln. Heft 3 mit dem Titel "Entartete Kunst" in deutscher Fraktur. Mit 1 Zeichnung auf orangen Papier von Pierre Minne. Heft 4 mit dem Titel "Art Poetique". Mit eine Zeichnung auf orangen Papier von Aline Gagnaire. Heft 5 mit dem Titel "6 Manifestes - Histoire de la Sale Peinture". Mit 1 Zeichnung auf gelben Papier von Ulrich Senn. Komplett, und in derart gutem Zustand, heute kaum mehr auffindbar.

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        Arms and the Covenant. Speeches on Foreign Affairs and National Defence. Compiled by Randolph S. Churchill

      George G. Harrap and Co. Ltd, 1938., 1938. FIRST EDITION, 8vo., pps 466. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt titles to spine. Half title with the usual toning, spine a touch browned else a clean sharp copy without the scarce jacket. A superior example of the first edition, which comprised only 5000 copies. The US version, entitled 'While England Slept' was not published until late September 1938. Langworth p192

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        Frank Lloyd Wright signed blueprint of Monona Terrace Community Convention Center

      Document signed "FLW' on off-white blueprint drawing paper, one page, 44.5" x 18". A blueprint showing the arches of paned glass from across the water's perspective of the Monona Terrace Convention Center in Madison Wisconsin. Frank Lloyd Wright originally proposed a design for the Monona Terrace Community Convention Center in 1938. His architectural vision for the City of Madison ?" a curvilinear gathering place that would link the shore of Lake Monona to the State Capitol ?" has now been realized. With interiors redesigned by Taliesin architect Tony Puttnam, Monona Terrace spans ninety feet out over shimmering waters, incorporating thoroughly modern technology and amenities with the architect´s signature organic design.It was nearly 60 years ago that Frank Lloyd Wright drew the plans that eventually inspired the Monona Terrace Convention Center, but if you wanted to go back even further, the words of another distinguished Madisonian on the subject echo across more than a century.

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        EARLY CHINESE PAINTINGS FROM A. W. BAHR COLLECTION. Limited Edition

      London:: Chiswick Press,, 1938. First Edition. Near Fine. A Near Fine hardback First Edition LIMITED TO 750 COPIES. THIS IS No. 211. 27 colored and black and white plates each with tissue guard, chosen to illustrate as far as possible, various types and successive periods in the development of Chinese painting, together with descriptive text. Plates numbered I-XXV with Plates VII and XV each having an "a" and "b" plate hence a total of 27 plates. Bound in original black buckram, gilt lettering and Chinese lettering to upper cover, gilt lettering spine. Beautifully produced on thick paper, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Spotting covers. In the Uncommon Original slipcase which is mildly worn but intact. Folio. 116 pp.

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        Helen Keller's Journal 1936-1937 (SIGNED!!)

      Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., Garden City, NY 1938 - SIGNEDIN PENCIL BY HELEN KELLER ON FIRST BLANK LEAF. First Edition. c.1938. Hardcover. Blue cloth. 8vo. vi + 313pp. Fine in glassine dustwrapper. In shelfworn / soiled original slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Holy Sonnets of John Donne ; Introduction By Hugh l'A. Fausset, Engravings By Eric Gill.

      Dent, London 1938 - pp.xiv,[24] Illustrations. Part of extremely rare gold d/wrapper torn away but 80% present. One of 550 copies signed by Gill. 8vo [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Anah Dunsheath Rare Books ABA ANZAAB]
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        The Summing Up

      New York: Doubleday & Co. Inc,, 1938. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles and decoration to spine in gilt, decoration to front board in gilt, top edge red, others untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Armorial bookplate of Douglas Fairbanks to the front pastedown. Spine rolled, otherwise an excellent copy in the bright jacket that has a spotted rear panel and some nicks to the extremities. First American edition, first printing (published the same year as the English edition). Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper to Douglas Fairbanks, the American actor, screenwriter, director, and producer: "For Douglas Fairbanks Sr. from almost one of his authors. W. Somerset Maugham. May 20th 1938." Both autobiographical and confessional, and yet not, The Summing Up, written when Maugham was sixty-four, is a highly acclaimed expression of his personal credo, and offers an illuminating insight into his craft.

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        Brighton Rock: An Entertainment

      London: Heinemann, 1938-01-01. Hardcover. Good. FIRST EDITION. London: William Heinemann Limited, 1938. 361 pp. Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine, tan endpapers. 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.The first British edition of Graham Greene's thriller, set in the seaside town of Brighton.

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        American Photographs

      New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1938. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. This is a first edition, first printing of the classic, American Photographs published by the Museum of Modern Art, New York. In 1938 Walker Evans was the first photographer to have a solo exhibition at New York\'s Museum of Modern Art. Published in conjunction with that landmark show, the 87 images presented here revolutionized photography\'s documentary role, and the book\'s very design reconfigured the photo-essay into a complex, elliptical, hugely ambitious work. From its opening sequence of a photographer\'s shop, American Photographs declares itself not just a book about the world, but about photography. It constitutes a document of 1930s America so persuasive that John Szarkowski has remarked: It is difficult to know now with certainty whether Walker Evans recorded the America of his youth, or invented it (Parr & Badger I: 114). American Photographs established Walker Evans as a major artist. Commenting on the book in her newspaper column, Eleanor Roosevelt said It shows us contemporary America, and I think all of us who care about our country will be deeply interested in this record. (Andrew Roth, The Book of 101 Books, Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century). The book measures 9 inches x 7 inches and is bound in black cloth over boards with the title on a paper label affixed to the head of the spine and a photographically illustrated dust jacket (lacking the errata slip). The condition of the book is FINE- with very minor soiling to the first free endpaper and edges. The dust jacket is in Near FINE- condition with browning to the spine and edges and two very small chips and a small tear to the flap. Overall, this is an exceptional copy of a landmark book that is rarely found in such wonderful condition.

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        Swindler and bootlegger Philip Musica, also known as F. Donald Coster, archive with amazing content included his blood-stained suicide note to his wife

      Archive of notorious swindler Philip Musica, otherwise known as F. Donald Coster, the man behind the infamous McKesson & Robbins Scandal of 1938. One autograph letter signed "Daddy", his suicide letter to his wife with his blood on it; one two-page manuscript outlining details of finances; his Social Security card in the name of Frank Donald Coster; a copy of Coster's will, dated March 11, 1937, signed in type; a copy of December 1960 edition of "Climax" magazine, and an article from the "Advocate and Greenwich Time" dated September 13, 2009, entitled "Before There Was Madoff, There Was Musica". After swindling investors of over $600,000 in 1915, Musica opened a hair tonic company during Prohibition, since hair tonic and cosmetics companies were permitted to use large quantities of raw alcohol in their production. This hair tonic company was just a front for one of the busiest and most profitable bootlegging companies in the country. In 1926, the well-respected drugmaker and distributor

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        WE ARE NOT ALONE: Original Manuscript for the 1939 Warner Brothers Screenplay

      1938. Hilton, James (1900-1954). WE ARE NOT ALONE: the author's own original heavily corrected typescript, an early substantial draft (partly incomplete) of his screenplay for the Warner Brothers film adaptation of his 1937 novel. It consists of 114+ leaves and fragments with holograph revisions and insertions throughout. The manuscript [n.p., n.d. but 1938-39], is typed on both sides of ordinary typing paper (a little edge-chipped) and other smaller scraps of paper. Hilton, who had never before written a screenplay, struggled with this adaptation, his revisions are legion and copious. In the end, an excellent film came of this work, produced by Warner Brothers in 1939, starring Paul Muni and Jane Bryan, directed by Edmund Goulding and possessing a magnificent score by Max Steiner. This movie could have been an all-time classic, except that the timing of its release was catastrophic. How could there not be a backlash in public opinion when you present an anti-war film seeking sympathy for a Germanic heroine in 1939, just before the start of World War 2. The story concerns a village doctor, his wife, and a fragile German girl who becomes their little boy's governess. Much of the film deals with the trial of the doctor and the governess who are falsely accused of killing the mean spirited doctor's wife. The film is subtly complex, thoughtful and analytical - and yet heartbreaking in its simplicity and climax. This typescript is a seminal document which sheds unique light on Hilton's metamorphosis from novelist to Oscar-winning screenwriter. An original essay by noted Hilton scholar Kurt Kausler written especially as a guide to this manuscript provides a thorough analysis of the text, an insightful examination of Hilton's struggle with the material, and puts a historical context in which the film was received. Although this manuscript was sold with the rest of James Hilton's archive in 1999 by Christie's Los Angeles, it was buried amongst miscellaneous papers at the time and has only recently (2013) been identified and fully catalogued, a task which required heroic effort! More details and a full index are available upon request. . Signed. Original Manuscript. Very Good.

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        Penthouse Pagan

      New York: Phoenix Press,, 1938. Octavo. Original red cloth with lettering to spine black. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in bright dust jacket with minor wear to edges. First edition, first printing. A risqué romance novel of a kept woman.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE RUPERT STORY BOOK.

      London, Sampson Low Marston & Co Ltd., undated (1938).FIRST EDITION (1938), small 4to, 255 x 190 mm, 10 x 8 inches, spine 40 mm (1½") thick, frontispiece in full colour, illustrated throughout in green, blue, red, brown and black and white, text printed in several colours, pages not numbered but collated and guaranteed complete, original publisher's pictorial glazed boards showing Rupert and elephant on swings with badger and rabbits on upper cover, fruit store on lower cover, pictorial endpapers. Tiny bump to both top corners, slightest wear to head and tail of spine, two minute grazes to background of colour frontispiece plus two small grazes to inner blank margin, page edges slightly darkened, otherwise an almost Fine copy in very bright binding, looks unread. The stories are: Rupert's Holiday; A Christmas Pudding for Rupert; Rupert and the Old Miser, Rupert's Christmastide; Rupert and the Fairy Child; Rupert and the Mince Pies and Rupert and the Wise Goat's Party. The later reprints have red cloth spines, see The New Rupert Index by Lofts and Adley, revised by John Beck, page 97. Though this book turns up occasionally it is usually in poor condition due to the fragility of the spine. This is an exceptionally crisp tight bright copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        THE SPANISH EARTH

      Cleveland: J. B. Savage Company, 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. Somewhat faint, small dark stain at the heel of the spine which also exhibits just the very beginning of fraying. Undated owner birthday inscription on the half title page. Very Good to Near Fine and quite scarce in the first issue. Publisher's tan cloth decorated in orange with black lettering. The scarce first issue with the F. A. I. pictorial endpapers. Copy #48 of 1000 numbered copies. It is believed that only 50 to 100 copies of the first issue were printed.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        An incredible find, the original 12 blueprints for the most important architectural marvel in history - Falling Water by Frank Lloyd Wright

      n.p, n.d These blueprints, to our knowledge, are the only ones known in private hands. They were discovered in Long Island by and came from Arthur Hennighausen according to a letter which is included in the group: "The shop drawings of the "Falling Water" steel sash were given to me as a professional courtesy at my architectural office in Waukegan Illinois by J. D. Graff who at that time was sales representative for Hope Windows, Inc. This was in the spring of 1938. No record was kept to further identify the time or place." These blueprints were obviously used and show signs of wear. On the back of one is penciled "F. L. Wright" and may or may not be in the famous architect's hand. Nevertheless, the value lies in the blueprints themselves as they are stunning representations of man's ability to create something truly beautiful and still have it coincide with nature.

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        Cafe noir

      J. Fuytynck, Brussels 1938 - Original lithographed poster announcing 'Cafe Noir, a French theatrical adaptation of an Agatha Christie mystery. Depicts a woman in black pouring poison into a white cup of coffee. Lettering in orange. Margins slightly frayed and small tears, not affecting the print. Colors are bright. Printed by J. Fuytynck. 33x24 inches. Rare!

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        Inscribed Vintage Photograph

      1938. unbound. Exceptional 10 x 8-inch vintage sepia photograph, taken by acclaimed Warner Brother's photographer Scotty Welbourne, whose stamp appears on the back. Flynn's inscription says, "To Mr. Ray J. Whitehead kindest regards Errol Flynn." No place, no date, circa 1938. Very good(+) condition. Australian-born American actor best known for his roles as a romantic swashbuckler in Hollywood films and for his controversial flamboyant lifestyle. He was only 50 years old when he died of a heart attack.

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        Schlesien. Riesengebirge. Grafschaft Glatz. Reisehandbuch. 2. Auflage.

      Leipzig, Karl Baedeker, 1938,. Kl.-8vo. Mit 28 Kt., 28 Plänen, 14 Stadtwappen u. 1 Panorama. XLVIII, 270 S., 2 Bl. (Straßenverzeichnis Breslau). Rote OLwd. m. goldgeprägt. Deckel- u. Rückentitel. Marmorierter Schnitt.. Hinrichsen D 248. - Verlagsanzeigen Mai 1938. - Vollständig mit allen Karten, Plänen u. Abb. - Buchblock ein wenig verzogen. Kanten geringfügig berieben. Name auf Vortitel u. Titel. Sonst ein schöner, wohlerhaltener Band. ***Wir bieten eine umfangreiche Sammlung seltener und gesuchter Baedeker-Reiseführer an. Jedes Exemplar ist von uns sorgfältig auf Vollständigkeit überprüft.***

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        Verzeichnis aller meiner Werke

      Wien/Lpz./Zch./London Reichner 1938.. Faksimile der Handschrift. gr.-8°. 30 faksim. Bll. Mit zahlr. Noten. OHLdr. m. Deckelsch. In Orig.-Kassette. Exemplar mit der handschriftl. Nr. 18 einer kleinen Auflage. - Beiliegt Kommentarband: Otto Erich Deutsch. Mozarts Werkverzeichnis 1784-1791. 32 S. OBrosch. "Das eigenhändig geschriebene Arbeits-Tagebuch, das Mozart während der letzten Jahre [...] geführt hat." Die erste Eintragung ist das Klavierkonzert Es-Dur KV 449, die letzte "Die kleine Freimaurer-Kantate" KV 623. Mozart vermerkte auf der linken Seite die Entstehungsdaten der Kompositionen, die Titel sind auch mit Besetzung und bei Opern und anderen Vokalkompositionen mit den Namen der Sänger, für die die Stücke geschrieben waren, festgehalten. Auf der rechten Seite notierte er die Incipits der einzelnen Werke. Das bedeutende Manuskript befand sich im Besitz von Stefan Zweig. Mozart's catalogue of his own works, which he kept from 1784 to just before his death in 1791. Facsimile of the manuscript with the booklet "Mozarts Werkverzeichnis 1784-1791," written by Deutsch. Original boxed and numbered edition (Nr. 18)

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        Superb condition envelope signed by Howard Hughes, framed with a pristine American flag, both of which traveled around the world on his historic, record-breaking flight

      Archive, consisting of a signed envelope "Howard Hughes", 1 pp. measuring 4.125" x 9.5", multiple postmarks, with the New York postmark dated July 10, 1938, with a stamp that reads: "Flown Around The World by Howard Hughes" with a map showing his route. The archive also has an 8" x 12" silk American flag. Both the flag and the envelope are beautifully matted and framed to an overall 19" x 24" size. The collection was compiled by Hughes? flight operations manager, Al Lodwick, who was responsible for mapping the route, making contact with government officials and airport managers to ensure that Hughes would be allowed to land, and arranging for refueling and repairs as necessary.Stops were made in Paris, Moscow, Takutsk (Siberia) and Fairbanks, before the return to a homecoming parade in New York. A number of important official documents are included in the collection that were carried by Hughes in-flight, including US Department of Commerce authorizations for foreign flight,

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        The Holy Sonnets of John Donne. Introduction by Hugh I'A. Fausset. Engravings by Eric Gill.

      London: J. M. Dent for Hague & Gill Ltd 1938 - Limited edition, one of 550 copies and signed by Gill, 8vo, (xiv), 26 pp. 4 full page wood engravings. Original gilt titled cloth, d.w. with loss to the top edge, minor loss to the foot of the lower wrapper. ".the first book to be published in England printed from Gill's Bunyan type." Evan Gill 298.

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        A Descriptive List of Maps of Barbados SIGNED First Edition [Reprinted from the Journal of the Barbados Museum and Historical Society - Volume V, No. II] (Ronald Tooley Interest)

      St. Michael, Barbados: The Barbados Museum and Historical Society, 1938. 1st Thus. Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Good. Ronald Vere Tooley (1898 â&#128;&#147; 1986) was a noted London map dealer, expert on early maps and cartographers, and a compiler of cartography and antiquarian book catalogues. (Maps) SHILSTONE, Eustace Maxwell. A Descriptive List of Maps of Barbados [Reprinted from the Journal of the Barbados Museum and Historical Society - Volume V, No. II]. St. Michael, Barbados: The Barbados Museum and Historical Society, circa 1938. First Thus â&#128;&#147; first separate edition. Signed and inscribed by author on first page. Octavo, 9.75 x 7.5 in. In original wraps, association copy, 84 pages. A SCARCE imprint â&#128;&#147;OCLC locates â&#128;&#156;2â&#128;&#157; copies. From the collection of Ronald Tooley with bookplate inside front cover. Previous owner marks and notes in text. Wraps rubbed with some faint scuffing. Edge wear with minute chip to wraps at base of spine. Good condition overall. <br><br> Ronald Vere Tooley (1898 â&#128;&#147; 1986) was a noted London map dealer, expert on early maps and cartographers, and a compiler of cartography and antiquarian book catalogues.

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        The Hobbit, 1st US Edition, Ex Library

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston and New York 1938 - 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall. The Hobbit or There and Back Again, 1st US Edition An Ex-Lib copy, with numerous stamps and damage to one page edge, stains, reinforcing on maps at the fold area. 1st impression, later state, with publishers device on title page, published in 1938. Decorative map endpapers, with 4 color and 9 mono plates all in nice condition with the reinforcing of the fold areas on both front and back. The first US impression is important for the addition of the 4 color illustrations by the author, and is the only one to feature the "Bilbo Woke up with the Early Sun in his Eye's" plate . This is the 1st and only early US edition published with Tolkien's color illustrations. Text block is complete, with numerous library stamps throughout. Pages are relatively clean, with a few smudges, and with a few small and 1 large tear with some loss, to the pages in the text block. Remnants of the original dustjacket laid in by the card pocket. A rough copy, with noted ex-lib faults, of an extremely scare and popular book. Provided with a facsimile dustjacket and marbled paper slipcase to house and protect.Additional digital images are available. Good / No Jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Tolkien Bookshelf]
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        Entre L'Equador I Els Tropics. Poemes. Amb Aiguaforts De Ramón De Capmany

      Medusa, Barcelona 1938 - 142pp. en muy buen papel de hilo. Estampado a dos tintas. 11 magníficas láminas, aguafuertes originales, todos iluminados a mano a varias tintas. En rama, con una bonita caja de resguardo de editorial a medio pergamino. =Edición única de 155 ejemplares. =Dedicatoria autógrafa del autor. Size: 35 x 26 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUARIA]
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        Owned by FDR! Original cartoon artwork depicting President Franklin D. Roosevelt ? no name or address ? postmarked and delivered to him ? from FDR?s own ?Bouquets & Brickbrats? collection, exhibited in 1946

      Envelope with an original color painting of Franklin D. Roosevelt signed by the artist ?Whipple Y. Chester / May 19, 1938,? 16¢ Special Delivery and two 6¢ Air Mail stamps affixed, postmarked Bellingham, Washington, May 19, 1938, 6.5? x 3.75?. Label cachet, 2.5? x 3?, ?National Air Mail Week / May 15 to 21 1938.? Without any address, it was delivered to the President.Affixed onto a vintage original White Ace stamp album page with an FDR photograph at top left, headed ?Franklin Delano Roosevelt / Postage Stamp Issues.?In 1946, auctioneers H.R. Harmer Inc. sold the entire valuable stamp collection of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Our own John Reznikoff knew Bernard Harmer, who sold the FDR Collection, personally. As a young dealer in the late 1970s, Reznikoff recalls discussing the Collection with Harmer who said that FDR was very visual and particular about what he bought for his own stamp collection. Stamp dealer Jacques MInkus (1901-1996), owner of the stamp departmen

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        HIGH STREET

      Country Life 1938 - First edition. Original pictorial paper covered boards in original glassine dustwrapper with printed card flaps. A superb, near fine copy, showing only trivial wear to the spine ends and corners and a prize label (to Paul Sharp) to the front pastedown, in a very good glassine with a couple of minor chips and two closed tears. An exceptional copy of a very fragile production. Cover illustrations and 24 full page colour lithographs by Eric Ravilious. Ravilious began work on his 'High Street' lithographs in 1935 following a suggestion from Helen Binyon that he do an alphabet of shops. He deliberately sought out odd shops with special and often Victorian visual appeal as inspiration for the work. With the addition of text from Ravilious's friend, Jim Richards, what was produced was one of the most famous and iconic illustrated books of the twentieth century. The New Statesman wrote that the designs were 'so gay and vivid that they surprise the reader like the shops themselves when they light up on a foggy morning'. The book was never reprinted because the original plates were destroyed in a bombing raid in 1942 (in the same year Ravilious, who was a captain in the Royal Marines and an official war artist, was killed in action). Notoriously hard to find in decent condition, as the publisher's pictorial boards are so fragile, and virtually unknown in its glassine complete with flaps. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        Eine äquivalente Formulierung des Auswahlaxioms. Extrait de 'Fundamenta Mathematicae', Volume 30, pp. 197-201. Warszawa, 1938.

      - Offprint, original blue printed wrappers, a couple of tiny nicks at outer edges, a fine copy. First edition of Tarski's 1938 work on an equivalent formulation of the Axiom of Choice. Givant 38d. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rudi Thoemmes Rare Books]
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        TIM AND LUCY GO TO SEA.

      New York, Oxford University Press, (1938).FIRST U.S. EDITION (1938), written and illustrated by Ardizzone, wonderful coloured illustrations throughout printed 1 side only. 4to, 335 x 225 mm, 13¼ x 9¾ inches, colour illustrated boards, grey cloth spine with red cursive lettering, no pagination. Very slightly worn at tail and lower corners, neat small inscription on blank front endpaper, 1 small very pale mark in 1 upper margin. Near Fine in good DUSTWRAPPER (dw: price clipped, several small chips to edges, two larger chips to lower panel, maximum 40 x 30 mm, (1¼" x 1½"), 10 mm (½") chip tail of spine and on top edge of upper panel, 140 mm (4¼") closed tear to to upper panel). This U.S. first edition is 5 mm (¼") taller and wider than the U.K. edition and it has the advantage of a cloth spine, rather than the fragile paper spine of the U.K. edition. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        Pack and Paddock

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1938. First edition, no. 299 of 950 copies. Small 8vo. Illustrated by Paul Brown. [xii], 144 pp. Original three quarter red cloth, pink paper sides, gilt red label on upper cover. Very fine in original glassine and printed and numbered publisher&#39;s box. Siegel 138; Frazier S-5-a . A splendid association copy, inscribed in ink on front free endpaper, "To Gordon Grand from his friend Eugene Connett". Eugene V. Connett, III, was, of course, the proprietor of The Derrydale Press, and Gordon Grand one his favorite authors, whose "The Silver Horn" is a Derrydale classic. Siegel states that "Connett considered &#39;Pack and Paddock&#39; one of his most handsome works" and the association interest is enhanced by the fact that Paul Brown also illustrated one of Grand&#39;s own books, "Colonel Weatherford&#39;s Young Entry", 1935

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        The Works of Ellen Glasgow Including: Barren Ground, The Miller of Old Church, Vein of Iron, The Sheltered Life, The Romantic Comedians, They Stooped to Folly, The Battle Ground, The Deliverance, Virginia

      New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons, 1938. One of 810 numbered sets, with volume one signed by Ellen Glasgow. Three quarter blue morocco, raised bands, elaborate gilt tooling to the spine, gilt tooling to the front and rear panels. Top edge gilt. marbled endpapers. Octavo, 12 volumes. The set includes: Barren Ground, Miller of Old Church, Vein of Iron, Sheltered Life, Romantic Comedians, They Stooped to Folly, Battle-Ground, Deliverance, Virginia, Voice of the People, Romance of a Plain Man, and Life and Gabriella. Each are in fine condition set their original slipcases. An exquisite set. Born into an elite Virginia family in Richmond, Virginia, the young Glasgow developed in a different way from that traditional to women of her class. Due to poor health, she was educated at home in Richmond. She read deeply in philosophy, social and political theory, and European and British literature.

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        SKETCH BOOK of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. ( Walt Disney's Sketch - Book of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs - cover title ).

      London, Collins, (1938).FIRST EDITION (1938), 4to, 300 x 235 mm, 12 x 9 inches, buff cloth lettered brown, illustrated endpapers, no pagination. 12 wonderful colour plates for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, mounted on brown art paper, each with captioned guard, many pencil sketches in the text. Lower corner of upper cover very slightly bumped, small faint discoloured patch at top edge of upper cover, neat ink name and date (1939) at top of front endpaper. Occasional slight very pale foxing, mainly in upper margin and not affecting colour plates, slight crease to lower corner of 1 colour plate. Otherwise near Fine in good DUSTWRAPPER (dw: spine slightly darkened, slight pink stain at foot of upper hinge, 15 mm (¾") pale grey stain at lower edge of upper panel, small chips to head of spine and corners, 15 mm chip at lower corner of upper panel, tail of spine very slightly worn, flap folds slightly eroded, with a few tiny holes on lower fold, a couple on upper fold which also has a 30 mm (1½") split at foot, few slight soil marks to lower panel which is also slightly dusty). This title was never published in the U.S.A. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        Pecheurs chinois. Un chef-d'oeuvre de la peinture Sung.

      Pekin, Imprimerie de l'isle de peupliers a Pekin, 1938. Gr.2° (49 x 32 cm) 14 Bl., 1 blattgrosse farb. Abb., 6 doppelblattgr. farb. Abb., Kart. m. OU., in Seiden-Schmuckkassette m. 2 Schliessen, Kassette berieben, innen etwas stockig, Durchgehend ein wenig stockfleckig, Preis in CHF: 1188. Nr. 10 von 150 Exemplaren. - Ma Yuan (1190-1279), wichtiger Maler der chinesischen Song-Dynastie (960 bis 1279). Ma Yuan nutzte die "Eineck-Komposition", um durch äußerste Reduktion des Bildinhaltes Spannung in meditative Ruhe aufzulösen.

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        Algebraische Fassung des Maßproblems. Extrait de 'Fundamenta Mathematicae', Volume 31, pp. 47-66, Warszawa, 1938.

      - PRESENTATION COPY of the first edition from the author, inscribed on upper wrapper 'Wraz z serdecrnewi / pozdrowieniami / A Tarski'. Offprint, original stapled blue printed wrappers, slight fading and a few small nicks at outer edges, partly unopened, a fine copy. 'Before Tarski came to the United States in 1939, he had written a series of papers on both the axiomatic and the strctural aspects of Boolean alebras, and his inclination to algebraize mathematical problems is well illustrated by his paper 'Algebraische Fassung des Massproblems'. Many of his later investigations of various types of algebraic structures are inspired by work done in this earlier period' (Bjarni Jonsson, 'The Contributions of Alfred Tarski to General Algebra' in The Journal of Symbolic Logic, 51, 4, 1986). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rudi Thoemmes Rare Books]
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        Les Miserables [complete in 5 Volumes with slipcase]

      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1938: Signed. Limited Edition, #824 of 1,500 copies. Five Volume set in slip case, signed by the illustrator on limitation page at the rear of volume V. The books range from Very Good to Near Find condition, with clean text and sound binding. Slight fading to red topstain near spines, rubbing to stamping on spines and occasional faint wear present. Small area of mottling to cloth on Volume I. The slip case is worn, with splits forming at hinges, and chipping to title label. A rare set. Signed by Lynd Ward.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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