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      Muscatine, Iowa: Prairie Press, 1938. Near fine (very slight edgewear, two or three tiny soil spots on the covers, previous owner's bookplate and giver's inscription on front pastedown) limited edition. This is a beautifully printed special edition, limited to 490 copies. Gray cloth over boards with gilt wording on spine. Rare. Beautiful copy, NOT ex-library.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover.

      [Bookseller: Barbara Bilson, Books]
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      Paris: Editions Albert Morance, [ca. 1938].. Quarto. Printed wrappers. Illustrations and plates. Accompanied by a separate suite of forty loose plates (including four original color lithographs, and several others highlighted in color pochoir, or reproduced via other color processes). The whole enclosed in pictorial cloth-back board portfolio, with ribbon ties. A deaccessioned institutional duplicate: the folder is quite rubbed and the cloth spine defective; the spine of the text volume is chipped and the glue dried out, there are two stamps on the contents page and vestiges of a removed pocket inside the rear wrapper; the plates are very good, but have pencil shelf numbers and denotation 'copy 2' on the verso, and lack the paper sleeve. A sound, useable reference set, priced accordingly. First edition of this attractive overview of Le Corbusier's work to date, preceded by a prefatory essay by Jean Badovici. The tipped in slip indicating that specially printed versions of the lithographs were separately available, limited to one hundred numbered copies, is not present in this copy.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        XXe Siecle Chroniques Du Jour. 1re Annee No. 3 Juillet-Aout-Septembre 1938

      London/Paris: A Zwemmer. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Covers rubbed with splitting to paper on spine and some loss. Contents clean and tight. 1938. First Edition. Paperback. 310mm x 240mm (12" x 9"). 58pp. Numerous b/w illustrations and photographs and 3 original colour and 3 b/w woodcuts by Kandinsky. The third issue of this famous art periodical. Contains an article by John Piper in English, the remaining text in French. .

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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      London: Secker & Warburg, 1938 First edition. First binding. 8vo, pp. 373. Gilt stamped blue cloth. Blue topstain. McAlmon's important modernist memoir of expatriate Paris. Reminiscences of the seminal Contact Press & Paris Literary Life of the 1920's. Certainly his scarcest book rarely seen in dustwrapper. A superior copy, fine in the dustwrapper which shows a little light use [one small chip at the bottom of the front panel]. In a custom collector's clamshell case. lovely. Cyril Connolly once wrote: "It' is not just the famous books which are hard to find. Several million books of 1938, 1939 and 1940 perished in the Blitz.hence the rarity of Beckett's "Murphy", MacNeice's "Yeats" and McAlmon's "Being Geniuses Together".". 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        The Heart of the Master.

      London: Privately issued by the O. T. O., 1938.. FIRST EDITION. Small octavo pp. 40, [8 ads.] Publisher's yellow buckram, title and A.'.A.'. seal stamped in dark purple to upper, with original glassine wrapper. A little light spotting to edges, but essentially a fine copy. The glassine wrapper is a little chipped and creased, with some loss to the rear lower corner and a curved tear to upper left corner. From the collection of A. E. Richardson, a student of Crowley's in the late 1920s and early 30s. First published in German as part of the Pansophia journal and as a separate off print in 1925. Uncommon in this condition and truly rare with the (previously unrecorded) glassine wrapper. Yorke [64]

      [Bookseller: Blair Cowl Occult & Esoterica]
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      New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, (1938). First Edition. Hardcover. Spine a little sunned. Near Fine in a Very Good or better dustwrapper with a small chip at the top front near the spine. SIGNED on the half-title page by the author and by her husband, Charles A. Lindbergh, who wrote the foreword.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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      4 voll in bross., cm 24x16, vol. I: Early Italian Engravings, an iconographic index to A.M. Hind. Early Italian Engraving, London 1938-1948, by Van Straten R., pp 281; vol. II: Marcantonio Raimondi and his school, an iconographic index to A. Bartsch, Le Peintre Graveur, vols 14,15 and 16 by Van Straten R., pp 654; vol. III: Antonio Tempesta and his time, an iconographic index to A. Bartsch, Le Peintre Graveur, vols 12,17 and 18 by Van Straten R. with assistance of Laupichler F., pp 566; vol. IV: The Seventeenth Century, an iconographic index to A. Bartsch, Le Peintre Graveur, vols 19,20 and 21 by Van Straten R., pp 653.

      [Bookseller: Editoriale Umbra]
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        Third Presidential Cruise of the U. S.S. Houston, 1938

      N.p.: Printed on board the U.S.S. Houston, 1938 - The very scarce printed memorial, printed on board the ship, of FDR's Third Presidential Cruise on the USS Houston, from the July 14 to August 9, 1938, on his way to the Galapagos Islands (FDR was the first U.S. President to visit them). In the introduction to the booklet, one of the editors records that "Shortly after the cruise commenced certain members of the HOUSTON personnel conceived the idea of publishing a book which would relate graphically all of the interesting incidents happening on board our ship - We trust that the following pages will keep alive fond memories of a happy cruise with as grand a shipmate it has ever been our privilege to meet." There are numerous photos of Roosevelt with the crew and the Presidential party, shots of the Galapagos and its strange fauna, and a good deal of wit and raillery in the text and photos directed toward the "pollywogs" on the part of the "shellbacks" in anticipation of the approaching traditional ceremony of "crossing the line." The ship called at Cocos Island and the log records successful sport fishing for sailfish in those waters. The U.S.S. Houston was sunk during the war. A wonderfully light-hearted and very scarce piece for the FDR collector, at a time when the clouds of a world war were gathering on the horizon (ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D.) 4to. Illustrated from photographs by R.B. Thompson. 75 pp. Original printed wrappers, printed in gold. Fine copy, in custom blue cloth clamshell box. OCLC 11563735 (3 copies); not in Halter [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        TYPED LETTER SIGNED (TLS): "Even as Sherman's hordes struck at the gates of Atlanta in a long-past July, so do the hordes of summer visitors invade us this month

      Atlanta, GA, 11 July 1938. Letter. Normal mailing creases. Fine with the original typed envelope. Fine single-spaced 2-1/2-page letter of @800 words with an 18-word holograph postscript on Mitchell's stationery to Herschel Brickell, a noted book reviewer from Mississippi who served on the New York Herald Tribune book section and who, at the time of this correspondence, was a reviewer for the New York Evening Post. Mitchell begins by stating how happy she is to be back home: "One of the most welcome sights I ever saw was the bright blaze of the mid-afternoon Georgia sun.... I must be like Georgia cotton--need red dirt and hot, dry weather." She also writes a poignant paragraph about her husband staying behind to comfort a friend who had just lost his wife: "I can't help wondering how people manage to live through such things." She concludes with her disgust at being famous: "Even as Sherman's hordes struck at the gates of Atlanta in a long-past July, so do the hordes of summer visitors invade us this month.... Father summed it up when he remarked on how strange it was that there were millions of people anxious to go where they were not wanted and were not invited." Her manuscript postscript mentions how she lost her copyright case in the Dutch court and is appealing. SIGNED "Margaret" in ink by Mitchell. All of the letters to Brickell that we have seen were signed by Mitchell either as "Margaret" or as "M," an indication of the personal relationship she had with him. Not in Richard Harwell's MARGARET MITCHELL'S "GONE WITH THE WIND" LETTERS, though many others to Brickell are.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        The Wall-Paintings of India, Central Asia and Ceylon

      Boston: The Merrymount Press, 1938. Number 22 of a 500 copy Limited Edition. VERY GOOD+. Folding portfolio with softcover book plus the complete set of 30 loose color plates. The book provides a Comparative Study by Benjamin Rowland, Jr. with a Foreword by A. Townshend Johnson, an essay "The Nature of Buddhist Art" by Ananda K, Coomaraswamy, 6 black and white photographic plates, and descriptions of the sources for each of the color plates. It contains the hand-numbered limitation page. The color plates were rendered by F. Bailey Vanderhoef, Jr. Image areas measure approximately 10 x 7-1/4". Plates are clean, bright and near fine. They are lightly edge toned (Plate 1 slightly darker); toning affects a narrow strip of outer margins only, not close to the artwork. The folio-sized book is bound in a gray paper wrapper, titled on front in black. Text has faint marginal toning with minor dampstain at top edge at gutter but pages are otherwise clean and fine , totally unmarked. Wrapper lightly toned along spine and there is an indentation and rust residue from paperclip (now removed) at top front edge; binding is sturdy and secure, no creasing to spine. Book and plates are encased in a folding portfolio of gray cloth over boards with red orange cloth spine strip, red orange lettering and cloth ties. The inside of the front panel is lined with a black and white reproduction of medieval map of the Eastern hemisphere, centered on the Indian Ocean. Portfolio is lightly soiled/age-darkened, cloth at foot of spine frayed; remains of what appears to have been a white paper label at bottom of back board, a bit on bottom edge for front board, can be removed. Scarce. Book is 11 x 14"; xiv + 94 pages. 30 loose color plates. Numbered Limited Edition. Portfolio. Very Good+. 4to.

      [Bookseller: Knickerbocker Books]
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        The Unvanquished

      New York: Random House, 1938. First Edition. Limited Issue, one of 250 numbered copies signed by the author. Octavo (21cm); vertical patterned paper over boards, quarter-bound in red cloth, with titles and rule stamped in gilt on spine; top edge gilt; 293pp; illus. Spine slightly sunned, with light wear to paper on lower corner tips; very Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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        The Unvanquished. Review Copy

      NY: Random House (1938). 1st ed., 1938. Drawings by Edward Shenton. 8vo. 293 pp. Original blue-grey cloth stamped in navy and orange. Publisher's Advance Review Copy with slip laid in. This is a near fine book in a somewhat spine toned DJ with shallow edge wear at the spinal extremities. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

      [Bookseller: Thomas Dorn ABAA]
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        The Unvanquished

      Random House, 1938. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Random House, New York 1938. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Printing on the copyright page with no additional printings listed. In the first issue jacket priced at $2.50 at the front flap. Gray Cloth boards. Drawings by Edward Shenton. {ref: Petersen A18a}. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards and spine, minor sunning at the spine,

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA,]
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        Breviarium romanum ex decreto sacrosancti concilii tridentini restitutum s. pii v pontificis maximi

      Taurinorum augustae, 1938. in12 Broché

      [Bookseller: crealivres]
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        The Sky Bandits

      Published by The Ace Publishing Co. 32 Bloomsbury Street, London circa edition not stated [First Edition was 1938]. circa 1938. - Hard back binding in publisher's original terracotta cloth covers, black lettering to the spine. Thick 8vo 7½'' x 5¼'' 223 printed pages of text with four single-sided monochrome illustrations on coated paper. Ink name to the front free end paper, page margins slightly age tanned. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition illustrated dust wrapper with 10 mm chip across the top of the spine affecting 'E' of 'The', small chip to the bottom corners of the spine, spine colours a little sun faded, not price clipped 5s. Dust wrapper supplied in archival acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A. STORIES FOR BOYS [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA]
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        The Scarlet Squadron

      Published by The Ace Publishing Co. 32 Bloomsbury Street, London circa 1938 edition not stated [First Edition was 1938]. circa 1938. Hard back binding in publisher's original bottle green cloth covers, black lettering to the spine. Thick 8vo 7½'' x 5¼'' 222 [2 page catalogue] printed pages of text with four single-sided monochrome illustrations on coated paper by Howard Leigh. Ink name to the front free end paper. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition Howard Leigh illustrated dust wrapper with a small piece of paper missing to the bottom of the spine affecting 'Publ' of 'Publishing' and removing 'Co' almost completely, small chips to the corners, spine colours sun faded, not price clipped 5s. Dust wrapper supplied in archival acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA]
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        The Sky Bandits

      Published by The Ace Publishing Co. 32 Bloomsbury Street, London circa 1938 edition not stated [First Edition was 1938]. circa 1938. Hard back binding in publisher's original terracotta cloth covers, black lettering to the spine. Thick 8vo 7½'' x 5¼'' 223 printed pages of text with four single-sided monochrome illustrations on coated paper. Ink name to the front free end paper, page margins slightly age tanned. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition illustrated dust wrapper with 10 mm chip across the top of the spine affecting 'E' of 'The', small chip to the bottom corners of the spine, spine colours a little sun faded, not price clipped 5s. Dust wrapper supplied in archival acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA]
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        Sezione Fotocinematografica dell'Esposizione Universale di Roma. Gruppo di nove fotografie.

      Subject: (Architettura - Fascismo). Roma, 1938, foto in nero di cm. 24 x 18 con didascalie dattiloscritte su foglietti applicati al retro (stati del terrno, cave di pozzolana (Anfiteatro Rocchi), lavori di sbancamento, Palazzo degli uffici stato dei lavori al 7/7/38, veduta aerea planimetrica dell' E42, veduta aerea di Roma e della Zona EUR, plastico dell'espansione di Roma al mare. Tutti con al retro la sigla C.V.T. (Carlo Vittorio Testi). Unita un cartolina postale dell'EUR del 1954, viaggiata.

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA PIANI]
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        1939 AMERICAN BLOCK PRINT CALENDAR. (Original Woodcut "Flame" by Rockwell Kent)

      Milwaukee:: Gutenberg,, 1938. First Edition. Near Fine. A Near Fine First Edition First Printing. Closed marginal tear 4 pp. Not effecting images or text. Binding is 1/8 " balsa wood covers and bound with two metal posts. Illustrated with 22 full-page woodcuts, all but two in black and white. These original woodcuts include: "Yemenite Beggar" by Todros Geller; "Oregon Town" by Charles Heaney; "Deserted" by Bernice Jamieson; "Delaware River at Shawnee" by Warren B. Mack; "Street Crime" by Joseph Alderkauski; "Flame" by Rockwell Kent; "Indian Pony" by Howard Thomas; "Gloomy Sunday" by George Barford; "Aquarium" an Op-Art woodcut in orange by Josef Albers. Woodcut printed on front cover is "Hillside Creek" by Birger Sandzen. 4to. Rare.

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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        An Original Leaf from the Polycronicon Printed by William Caxton at Westminster in the Year 1482 [Leaf Book]

      San Francisco: Printed by the Grabhorn Press for the Book Club of California 1938, edition limited to 297 copies. () [iv], 53pp. Near fine. Large Quarto. Quarter cloth over maroon paper with Caxton's printers device in black to both boards. Paper label to spine. Boards just lightly rubbed, else fine. All edges uncut. With bookplate of Henry R. Wagner to front pastedown. Leaf from "Liber Septimus" mounted to page [iii] with some minor age toning and chipping to extremities of leaf. One large initial hand-inked in red and one smaller initial in red. With 4 page prospectus for the book laid in. A finely printed leaf book from the Grabhorn Press and the Book Club of California, featuring a leaf from William Caxton's famous English incunable, the Polychronicon. The leaf included with this copy chronicles the late 11th / learly 12th century with information on King Henry the 1st and King David of Scotland and their contemporaries. Caxton was England's first printer, and this edition of the Polychronicon was printed at Westminster in 1482. An attractively-printed leaf book with an incunable page from the celebrated press of William Caxton, augmented with a biographical essay by Benjamin Kurtz, an appraisal of Caxton as a printer by Edwin Grabhorn, and a bibliographical note by Oscar Lewis. (Disbound and Dispersed 76).

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        The Public Papers and Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Complete 13 Volume Set, covering the years 1928-1945

      New York: Random House, Macmillan, Harper. 1938-1950. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. First editions, published from 1938-1950. Published by Random House, Macmillan and Harpers. Complete 13 volume set, large bluish gray cloth 8vo's. First 5 volumes lacking their dust jackets. 1935 has a light tidemark toward the upper edge of the pages at the crease, throughout. Otherwise, all volumes are in near fine condition, some with areas of dusting on the edges. 1937 DJ is fair-- heavily taped and worn; others are G to VG with rubbing to corners and the usual wear. Complete set with very bright, clean contents. A great scholar's collection. Because of the weight of the set, additional shipping charges will be required. Subtitles as follows: 1928-1932: The Genesis of the New Deal; 1933: The Year of Crisis; 1934: The Advance of Recovery and Reform; 1935: The Court Disapproves; 1936: The People Approve; 1937: The Constitution Prevails; 1938: The Continuing Struggle for Liberalism; 1939: War-- and Neutrality; 1940: War-- and Aid to Democracies; 1941: The Call to Battle Stations; 1942: Humanity on the Defensive; 1943: The Tide Turns; 1944-45: Victory and the Threshold of Peace.

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books ABAA-ILAB]
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        THE YEARLING. Signed

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938 First Edition of Rawling's enduring Pulitzer Prize winning classic Signed by her on the first free endpaper. A better than good copy showing use, (head and heel of the spine neatly strengthened, in a near fine, bright, supplied first edition dustwrapper with minor wear.). Previous collector's gift inscription to the front free endpaper and original front dustwrapper flap preserved as provenance with a note on the verso stating that Rawlings was his friend and lived about 21 miles from her at the small town of Hawthorne". 8vo. 428 pp. Adapted into film with Gregory Peck and Jane Wyman.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Nymphe se Peignant"

      1938. (1)ff. From a planned edition of thirty copies, Christopher Buckland Wright records that only six prints were actually pulled from the block. Signed, titled, and numbered by the artist, John Buckland Wright. An original wood engraving of a nude sitting with her legs drawn up, combing her hair. The composition of her body fills the entire space, and stars are visible in one corner. A second state of this design was used for the invitations to John Buckland Wright's exhibition at Dietrich & Cie in 1938. Print measures 2 1/4 by 2 inches. Fine, in a mat measuring 15 3/4 by 11 inches.

      [Bookseller: Bromer Booksellers]
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        Just Around the Corner [Lucky Penny] (Original screenplay for the 1938 film)

      Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 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.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1938. Hardcover. Mild sunning to spine and very faint rubbing to spine tips and fore-edge of slip case. Just about Fine in a close to Fine slipcase. Uncommon thus. 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 #403 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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        Run Masked

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY 1938 - (full book description) Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY, 1938. 1st Edition 1st Printing, Fine-/VG-, Hard Cover, w/Dust Jacket. Size=6."x8.", 330pgs. Stated "First Edition." Faint foxing dirt scuffs on DJ rear cover, foxing at DJ rear fore-edge and on inside of DJ, 1/4" DJ tear foot of spine, o.w. clean, bright and tight. No ink names, bookplates,etc. DJ design by Miguel Covarrubias. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ed Conroy Bookseller]
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        Odyssey: A Modern Sequel

      Athens: Pyrsos,1938.. First edition. Folio, brown cloth. Number 109 of 277 numbered signed copies. Signed by the author at the colophon. A near fine copy. Housed in a custom quarter morocco clamshell box. Exceptionally rare.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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      Chapman and Hall, 1938. 1st edition. Hardcover. Original patterned cloth, slight paling to the spine, some spotting to the front and lower edges, with some foxing scattered through the pages, and a small bookseller's sticker on the lower front pastedown. First-issue dustjacket with the very rare Daily Beast masthead artwork and original price of 7s. 6d. Neat restoration to edges with more extensive work to head of spine, some surface rubbing and creasing, spine very slightly sunned. In effect a very good example of the first issue.

      [Bookseller: Shellhouse Books]
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        The Fifth Column

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1938. and the first forty-nine stories. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt on a black ground, top edge stained yellow. With the dust jacket. Housed in a brown quarter calf slipcase and chemise. Minor bumps to corners. A superb copy in the dust jacket that is a little rubbed and creased, primarily along the edges. First edition, first printing, of this major summarizing collection, the only one for which Hemingway made a critical selection for publication from his vast opus of short fiction: includes "In Our Time", "Men Without Women" and "Winner Take Nothing" among others, and prints four previously uncollected stories including "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber" and "The Snows of Kilimanjaro". Hemingway wrote "The Fifth Column", his only play, in Madrid while it was being bombarded during the Spanish Civil War. A lovely copy and rare in this condition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      Los Angeles: LANY Cooperative Publications,. 1938. mimeographed, printed wrappers, stapled.. 30 x 15 mm chip from bottom left corner of rear wrapper, neatly. backed with gray cloth tape, a very good copy of this very uncommon,. fragile production that is rarely encountered in decent condition. A. great amateur press rarity. Enclosed in a custom blue cloth traycase.. (#141097). First edition. Howard's second book. Less than 100 copies printed. Lord, p. 112. Joshi I- C-105. Currey, p. 253.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Olivia. An original watercolor by Bishop, gouache and graphite on paper, 6 ?? wide x 5? high

      Benton 19. A little wooden church on Olivia Street in Key West not far from Bishop?s home at 624 White Street, where she lived from 1938 until 1946.Throughout this period, however, as Lorrie Goldensohn points out, ?until taking up residence in Brazil in 1951, Bishop rarely lighted in one place for more than seasons at a time. . . . The fractions of years and seasons are dizzying.? ? Elizabeth Bishop: The Biography of a Poetry (N.Y.: Columbia University Press, 1992), p. 103. Olivia Street borders the Southern Keys Cemetery, and it may have been Olivia Street along which Bishop enjoyed walking ?back & forth at night? past the graveyard

      [Bookseller: James S. Jaffe Rare Books LLC]
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        THE HARDY BOYS: The Secret Warning- #17

      New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1938. THE HARDY BOYS: The Secret Warning- #17- Illustrated by Paul Laune- Grosset & Dunlap, New York- 1938- 1st Edition- Hardcover:-12mo- Near Fine/VG++-Near Fine dj is unclipped, bright and clean with shallow nicls at heel and crown of spine, rubs at corners-a real beauty. Textblock and spine are tight and clean. PO name on back of frontis. All points according to Carpentieri: Title not listed on inner flap. 5050 and 110-150 on inner flap of dj. Glossy frontispiece. Lists to itself on copyright page. Red Orange Gretta endpapers. Western Stories For Boys lists to The X Bar X Boys Hunting The Prize Mustang on back inner flap. Spotlight Books For Boys on back cover with 11 titles to Jimmy Drury, Candid Camera Detective. 25 chapters in book. A scarce book in this condition with dust jacket. Please look at photos-more available on request. Fiction-juvenile-series-Hardy Boys-illustrated (3872). 1st Edition-1st Printing. Hard Cover. Near FINE/VG++-Near FINE. Illus. by Paul Laune. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        The Secret Warning [The Hardy Boys]

      New York; (1938): Grosset & Dunlap In first issue dust jacket. Frontispiece, 220pp., illustrated by Paul Laune, bound in light brown pictorial cloth stamped and lettered in dark brown, spine lettering dark brown, a lovely copy, near fine in unclipped pictorial dust jacket showing wear along the top edges with a bit of wrinkling and a couple of tiny chips, edges rubbed, tiny chip to spine. A very nice clean copy without names or bookplates.. First Edition. Octavo.

      [Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB]
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        The Black Book

      Paris: Obelisk Press,, 1938. An Agon. Octavo. Original tan wrappers printed in pink and black, rebacked with the original spine and wrappers laid onto card. Wrappers rubbed, tanned, spotted and chipped. Front blank loose with evidence of old repair, short split to half-title at the head of the spine, contents tanned. A good copy. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the half-title, "To Peter from Larry. Paris, 1938". Durrell also reinscribed the half-title in a bolder hand at a later date, "Inscribed for Peter Bull by his old friend Larry Durrell, April 1973". Bull was a British character actor perhaps best known for his role as the Russian ambassador in Dr. Strangelove. Bull has added his ownership inscription to the half-title in pencil. Presentation copies of the first edition of The Black Book are of the utmost scarcity. We have encountered only one other copy on the market.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        PROEMS. [Durrell, Lawrence, Ruthven Todd, Patrick Evans, Rayner Heppenstall, Edgar Foxall, & Oswell Blakeston]

      London: The Fortune Press,, 1938 Durrell, Lawrence. PROEMS. [Durrell, Lawrence, Ruthven Todd, Patrick Evans, Rayner Heppenstall, Edgar Foxall, & Oswell Blakeston]. London: The Fortune Press, 1938. 8vo., black cloth. First Edition. A fine fresh example in the uncommon original unprinted watermarked white laid paper dustwrapper. A splendid copy in the very uncommon dustwrapper. [From a comprehensive TBCL Durrell collection of first editions in superb condition]. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        The Phoenix. Vols. 1-5, 7-8#1/2 (1938-1980)

      Woodstock/Haydenville: Morning Star Press, 1938-1980. volumes 1-5, 7-8#1/2, last published?; volumes 1-2 bound & in reprint balance in first editions and original softcovers, minor handstamps or other owneership markings, overall very good. Photos available upon request.

      [Bookseller: Zubal Books]
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        The Book Of The Law [technically called LIBER AL vel LEGIS, Sub Figura CCXX As Delivered By XCIII = 418 To DCLXVI]

      Pasadena, California: Privately printed by the O.T.O., 1938 [sic], 1942. A touch of extremity wear, aging. Otherwise, a clean Near Fine copy. Publishing information on title page is present and not obliterated, as with some later copies of the first American edition.. First American Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine in Wraps. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

      [Bookseller: Gates Past Books]
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      Washington. Dec. 6, 1938.. [1]p. Folio. Old folds. Minor soiling. Near fine. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt writes to Harold L. Ickes, Administrator of Public Works, regarding a transfer of four employees to that agency, with their former and future positions and salaries listed. The four men in question, transferred from various departments and agencies, were all to become Engineer Inspectors for the Public Works Administration. The Public Works Administration was a New Deal agency created in 1933, in an attempt to stimulate the economy with the construction of large-scale public infrastructure projects, such as dams and bridges. It was closed in 1939, with the advent of World War II.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        The Public Papers And Addresses Of Franklin D. Roosevelt [13 Volumes]

      Random House, MacMillan and Harper & Brothers 1938-1945 - [V1] "The Genesis of the New Deal", 1938. Random House. Hardcover is VG-, contents clean, spine faded, binding weak; no DJ. [V2] "The Year of Crisis" 1933. Random House. VG, binding tight, no markings, light scuff mark to front board, gilt faded. DJ is VG-, pieces missing, spine age-toned. [V3] "The Advance of Recovery and Reform", 1934. Random House. Hardcover is VG+, binding tight, no markings, gilt faded. DJ is VG, faded spine rubbed, closed tear lower spine, 1/2" tear to lower rear. [V4] "The Court Disapproves", 1935. Random House. Hardcover is VG+, binding tight, no markings, spine slightly faded, top of spine creased as it has pulled away from binding. DJ is VG, light soiling, edges chipped, spine age toned and creased, closed tear to rear. [V5] "The People Approve" 1936. Random House. Hardcover is VG+, binding tight, no markings, boards clean, spine slightly faded, no DJ. [V6] "The Constitution Prevails", 1937. Macmillan. Hardcover is VG++, contents clean, tight binding, very light crease to upper right, bright spine. DJ is VG, edges chipped, tiny closed tear to lower rear, upper right creased, spine age toned and scuffed, top frayed, rear clean. [V7] "The Continuing Struggle for Liberalism", 1938, Macmillan. Hardcover is VG+, clean, tight binding, bright spine, end papers slightly toned from publisher's glue, top right edge slightly bumped. DJ is VG, clean, top edges creased and chipped, spine age toned and scuffed, light wear to spine edges. [V8] "War - and Neutrality", 1939, Macmillan. Hardcover is VG+, clean, binding tight, end papers toned from publisher's glue, boards clean and bright, slight bump to upper tight edges, minor discoloration to lower spine. DJ is VG, top edges chipped and creased, spine age-toned and rubbed, open tear to upper spine, lower pine is chipped and creased. Clean, no stains. [V9] "War - and Aid to Democracies", 1940, Macmillan. Hardcover is VG+, clean, tight binding, end papers lightly age-toned, light bumping to upper edges, cloth clean and bright. DJ is VG, top edges chipped and creased, small open tear to age-toned and scuffed spine. [V 10] "The Call to Battle Stations", 1941, Harper & Brothers. Hardcover is VG++, clean, tight binding, no bumping, bright clean cloth. Hint of age-toning and minor offsetting to end papers, pages 605-612 have lower edges creased. DJ VG, spine age-toned, stained and rubbed, upper spine chipped with small pieces missing, overall clean. [V 11] "Humanity on the Defensive", 1942, Harper & Brothers. Hardcover is NF, contents clean, tight binding, boards clean and bright, no bumping. Very minor offsetting to FFEP. DJ VG+, overall clean, small closed tear to lower right front and lower rear. Spine age-toned and creased, small piece missing from upper spine and creased. [V 12] "The Tide Turns", 1943, Harper & Brothers. Hardcover is NF, contents clean, tight binding, boards clean and bright, no bumping; very minor offsetting to FFEP. DJ is VG+, very minor stain to front, spine age-toned, light rubbing to top of spine. [V 13] "Victory and the Threshold of Peace", 1944-45, Harper & Brothers. Hardcover is NF, no bumping, clean and tight, cloth clean and bright, no bumping. DJ is VG+, clean, tiny chip and a tiny closed tear to upper front; spine age toned and lightly scuffed, very small piece missing from top of spine. Please note: This heavy set will require extra shipping charges, please click on "Ask Bookseller a Question" for an exact quote. **** Images will be uploaded to this listing, please check back to view. **** [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hudson City Books]
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        Uncle Dan; the Life story of Dan Beard

      NY:Thomas Crowell, 1938, 8vo, 235pp, illus frontis portrait of Uncle Dan in deerskin garb. Ex-library copy, minimal use and wear; library bookplate present, discrete lib stamp on tp and frontis, sm vintage style card pocket on rear pastedown, 1"  19th century style call tag sticker, surprisingly understated accession evidence.    Beige buckram cloth binding, VG+/no dj. With introduction by Hamlin Garland and foreword by Theodore Roosevelt.  Biography of Dan Beard, founder of Boy Pioneers:Sons of Daniel Boone;  illustrator, woodsman, friend and cousin of Mark Twain. Beard became an Eagle Scout on February 15, 1915. ultra scarce title.

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        The Lovers of Teruel

      Newtown, Montgomeryshire: The Gregynog Press, 1938 A Drama in Four Acts in Prose and Verse. Translated from the Spanish by Henry Thomas. Original sheets never before bound, now done in Blue half cloth spine with gold lettering with marbled boards, grey endpapers by Paul C Delrue. Text block edges uncut, (iv), v-x, (2), 112, (2) pp. An edition limited to 175 copies plus the un-numbered, of which this is one. Unique, superb condition.

      [Bookseller: Madoc Books]
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