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        UNCLE TOM'S CABIN

      New York: Limited Editions Club(1938). Quarto (7-1/2" x 10-1/2") bound in half brown morocco with morocco corners and marbled boards. Introduction by Raymond Weaver. Illustrated with 16 powerful lithographs drawn on the stone by Miguel Covarrubias. Of a total edition of 1500 copies SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page, this is one of only 15 Presentation Copies with the publisher's blindstamp attesting to such on the colophon page where instead of a number the initials "G.C." are handwritten. Acquired directly from the publisher's files, this copy belonged to Gordon Carroll who was in charge of the club's operations in the 1970s when it operated out of Avon, CT., Hardcover, Spine pleasantly sunned. About Fine in a Very Good, intact slipcase

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA]
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        The Happy Island

      Farrar and Rinehart New York (1938) - First Edition. Robert Graves dustjacket art. Extremely scarce Powell title. "Prudence Bly, the night club queen, came from Silver City to take New York by the throat - and did. But Jefferson Abbott, a confident young playwright from her home town, appeared and Prudence fell in love. Then began the struggle between reality and the siren call of glamour". A contemporary New York Times review states: "There are night-club singers, radio artists, playwrights, musicians. There are dilettantes and professional beauties. There are silly little bourgeois couples, clutching feverishly at the coat tails of these luminaries. Gyrating aimlessly from bar to bar, from night club to night club, from one lush party to another, these characters of Miss Powell's have a certain featureless vitality. As they gossip and backbite, betraying one another's secrets and stealing one another's loves, they hold one half mesmerized by their extremities of caddishness. Somehow or other, however, Miss Powell's material has betrayed her. One is left with a covert suspicion that it was hardly worth her time." Very Good, rental price in ink at top front endpaper, ink stain at top page edge, in dustjacket with unfortunate 1 1/2 inch piece lacking at upper mid spine, some shallow chipping and wear at edges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        Teufelsbrück an der Elbe mit zahlreichen Ruder- und Segelbooten am Anleger. Farbiges Aquarell und Kohlestift auf Büttenpapier, signiert, bezeichnet und datiert.

      Hamburg 1938 - Bildmaß der Darstellung ca. 27 x 44 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Blattmaß ca. 32,5 x 50 cm ). Gezeigt wird der Anleger Teufelsbrück an der Elbe mit zahlreichen Ruderbooten und Segelbooten. Das Blatt rechts unten in Bleistift mit *Iwo Hauptmann , 1938 * signiert und datiert, links unten mit *Teufelsbrück * von Iwo Hauptmann bezeichnet. Verso mit Nachlaßstempel. Das Blatt am Oberrand leicht unter Passepartout montiert. Das Passepartout gering fleckig, sonst guter Zustand. Das Blatt unter Seidenpapier und Passepartout gelegt &#150; guter Zustand. >>> Ivo Hauptmann: Er war Mitbegründer der KünstlergruppenFreie Secession( Berlin 1914 )undHamburgische Sezession( 1919 ). - Literatur u.a: Der Neue Rump: Hamburgisches Künstlerlexikon, Seite 181f <<< ( Bitte beachten: Bei Auslandsversand können hier erhöhte Portokosten Sperrgut anfallen ) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        De man zonder lijf. (Met acht houtsneden van Frans Masereel, waarvan vijf paginagroot).

      Antwerpen, De Sikkel, 1938. Verguld zwart heelleder met blinddrukversiering op voor- en achterplat. Kop verguld. 72 p. Gedrukt in een oplage van 700 genummerde exemplaren. Ondanks enkele minieme krasjes op de rug een zeer fraai exemplaar.l Eén van de 100 luxe-exemplaren op Pannekoek, gesigneerd door Teirlinck en Masereel. Binnen die luxe-editie is dit exemplaar (nummer 9) waarschijnlijk één van de weinige exemplaren in een vollederen band (zo de band niet uniek is). De blinddruk op het voorplat (een masker en een dobbelsteen) en op het achterplat (een 'duveltje uit een doosje': een poppetje dat uit de dobbelsteen tevoorschijn komt) is gebaseerd op het door Masereel ontworpen omslagvignet van de ingenaaide editie. Dit exemplaar heeft een handgeschreven, gesigneerde opdracht van de auteur op de Franse titel: 'aan Gaston DeClerck/ Brugge 15-2-1949/ Herman Teirlinck'. Bovendien is dit exemplaar verrijkt met, los inliggend, een ORIGINELE TEKENING van Masereel in oostindische inkt, rechtsonder gemonogrammeerd 'FM' en getiteld 'man zonder lijf'.Op 20 maart 1940 schreef Masereel aan Teirlinck: 'Ik fabriceer momenteel een gebonden uitgave (echt kalfsleer!) van al je toneelwerken, althans de vijf die ik voor De Bock heb geillustreerd... Ik denk dat het een mooi boek wordt - even mooi als het exemplaar dat je gezien hebt - dat zal opgesierd woorden met 5 originele aquarellen en een groot aantal originele tekeningen voor schutbladen, Franse titels, het einde van bedrijven, enz.'. Of die gezamelijke luxe-editie ooit is verschenen weten we niet, maar de originele tekening van Masereel die is bijgevoegd heeft wel degelijk betrekking op het boek. Misschien heeft Gaston de Clerck dit exemplaar zelf laten binden en verrijken?Gaston de Clerck was een Brugs bibliofiel, wiens collectie in 1957 in Brussel geveild is. In de jaren veertig zat hij in het bestuur van Club Brugge, de befaamde voetbalclub.

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        Ruderboote auf der Alster ( wohl Krugkoppelbrücke ). Farbiges Aquarell und Kohlestift auf Büttenpapier - nicht signiert.

      Hamburg - Bildmaß der Darstellung ca. 28 x 42 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Blattmaß ca. 33 x 50,5 cm ). Das schöne Aquarell auf Bütten, leider unsigniert, undatiert ( wohl um 1938 ). Das Blatt unter Seidenpapier gelegt und unter Passepartout leicht am Oberrand montiert. Von guter Erhaltung. >>> Ivo Hauptmann: Er war Mitbegründer der KünstlergruppenFreie Secession( Berlin 1914 )undHamburgische Sezession( 1919 ). - Literatur u.a: Der Neue Rump: Hamburgisches Künstlerlexikon, Seite 181f <<< ( Bitte beachten: Bei Auslandsversand können hier erhöhte Portokosten Sperrgut anfallen )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Dining, Wining and Dancing in New York

      New York: Dodge Publishing, 1938. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. Introduction by Lucius Beebe. Decorations by Loren Stout. Plaid cloth with applied paper labels. 165pp. Pictorial endpapers. Contemporary pencil ownership signature, and a little rubbing to the corners of the spine, very near fine in very good dustwrapper (also illustrated by Stout) with a few small chips. A breezy guide to New York. Very scarce in jacket. Gabler G30850.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Alesso Baldovinetti: A Critical and Historical Study

      Yale University Press, New Haven 1938 - Red cloth covers with gilt title on cover and lengthwise along spine. vi, 253 pp. 162 bw plates. Kennedy spends much effort prying the reputation of Baldovinetti loose from the bonds of Berenson and Vasari, whom had shackled him to the murky depths of style and skill. Besides this, the reviewer from 1938 noted that the equally great purpoose of this book is to shed new light of the whole sphere of early Renaissance art, with mention of many other artists and how they contributed to the whole. Extremely scarce. The book received rave reviews from Elizabeth Wilder in her review, published in the 1939 Art Bulletin. VG, slightest curves to the covers, perhaps it was titled on a shelf for a very long time [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mullen Books, ABAA]
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        Panorama of Machu Picchu]

      Peru 1938 - Two joined views, printed on albumen paper, measuring 47 x 17 1/3 cm (18 x 7 inches). In excellent condition, matted and framed.

      [Bookseller: Thomas A. Goldwasser Rare Books (ABAA)]
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        OUR TOWN

      New York: Coward-McCann, Inc.((1938)). First Edition, Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and a touchstone of American theater. After reading this play, Albert Einstein wrote a letter to Wilder comparing OUR TOWN to Homer's ODYSSEY and Shakespeare's HAMLET, stating: "That an American of the present day can create with such delicacy and detachment touches the soul like a miracle." This copy is INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author upon publication on the title page: "For Jack from Thornton/with all his best/Jay Six/April 1938." Jay Six was a ranch in southeast Arizona that Wilder frequented. Two years prior, in 1936, John Fitzgerald Kennedy and his older brother Joe had their first paying jobs at the ranch. Alas, THAT Jack was not there in 1938., Hardcover, Tight, crisp copy with the typical mild sunning along the cloth edges; bookplate of someone named Comstock on the front pastedown hidden by the inside dustwrapper flap. The dustwrapper is complete but for a small chip at the heel of the spine affecting the last two letters of "Coward" and "McCann." Other than that there are just a few scrapes to the rear panel and light edgewear. Near Fine in a Very Good dustwrapper

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA]
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        Alone.

      New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1938 - Octavo. Original full blue morocco, raised bands millet gilt to spine forming compartments ruled in gilt, titles direct to second and fourth gilt, two-line rules to covers gilt, inner dentelles gilt, top edge gilt, blue page-marker, marbled endpapers. A few very light markings to covers. Entirely unopened. A superb copy. Title-page printed in blue and black, blue headpieces by Richard E. Harrison. First edition, signed limited issue, of Byrd's autobiography; number 122 of 225 copies signed by the author on the limitation page and printed on rag paper. Richard Evelyn Byrd (1888-1957) graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1912. "In 1919 he took charge of the navigational aspects of the navy's first transatlantic flight In 1925 he commanded the naval unit of the D. B. MacMillan expedition to Greenland and became the first to fly across the Greenland ice cap. With the experience gained Byrd prepared himself to become the first to take an aeroplane over the North Pole" (Howgego). His team reached King's Bay on 29th April 1926 only to find Amundsen and his team likewise preparing for a transpolar flight; "When [Amundsen's dirigible] the Norge arrived at King's Bay on 7th May competition reached a new height", though, working solidly for fourteen hours, it was Byrd's team that were the first to get their dirigible in the air. They returned triumphantly to New York a month later and Byrd, following Amundsen's advice, began preparing for another polar flight, this time over the South Pole. Setting out from Hoboken in August 1928, Byrd and his team travelled south and made for the Ross Ice Shelf, where they established base camp (known as "Little America"). After several preliminary reconnaissance missions, Byrd and his companions eventually reached the pole on 29th November 1929, and despite "massive turbulence" were able to circle for eleven minutes checking sextant readings. Another expedition in 1932 was likewise successful and "did much to stimulate official United States government interest in Antarctica, and in 1939 Byrd was back in the Antarctic at the head of one of most ambitious teams ever to work on the continent". An exceptional copy of Byrd's autobiography, rare thus. Howgego IV B56-57 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        SALOME

      London: Limited Editions Club(1938). Two quarto volumes (8" x 11"). The first volume in black wrappers is the French original illustrated by Andre Derain with gouache drawings on black paper reproduced through the pochoir process and SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page. The other volume in gilt-decorated cloth is the English translation by Lord Alfred Douglas with illustrations from the first edition by Aubrey Beardsley including four omitted from the original. Of a total edition of 1500 copies SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page, this is one of only 15 Presentation Copies with the publisher's blindstamp attesting to such on the colophon page where instead of a number the initials "G.M." are handwritten. Acquired directly from the publisher's files, and most likely the publisher George Macy's very own copy., Hardcover, There is no wrinkling to the covers of the wrappers volume and none of the internal foxing so typical to this volume. The glassine is present with a few small tears and slight loss. The spine of the cloth volume is sunned. Close to Fine in a Near Fine slipcase with a little edgewear

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA]
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        A Diary of the Travels of John Tillery. With his fellow sufferers thro' Syria and Egypt while prisoners with Gen. Bonaparte, 1799.

      [London:] Corvinus Press, 1938 - Octavo. Original white-cloth-backed buff paper boards hand-printed with pine-sprig and star motifs, spine lettered in gilt, dove vignette gilt to backstrip on front board, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, printed throughout on Silverflake paper. Mild toning to spine ends, top edges of both boards a little rubbed, upper outer corners slightly bumped, very mild soiling to front pastedown. An excellent copy. First and only edition, limited to 40 copies for personal distribution by Viscount Carlow as a Christmas gift, this copy inscribed on the presentation leaf "For Eileen, from Carlow, 1938". The text was printed verbatim from the original manuscript, which is now in the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. It is today inevitably uncommon, with three copies appearing at auction, the last in 1994, and 12 now confined to libraries. "John Tillery, an American sailor, served on board [HMS] Tigre under Sir Sidney Smith Tillery and 18 shipmates were captured by the French at Acre on 21 March 1799. Initially they were well treated &#151; Napoleon even sent them a bottle of Jew's Brandy and a share of his provisions. Tillery was interrogated by Napoleon himself and asked to identify the body of a dead marine. However, after Napoleon's failure at Acre, the prisoners were marched to Egypt and kept in appalling conditions The prisoners were released on 22 December and returned to England on board HMS Theseus". [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Story Of Ferdinand (Inscribed By Monroe Leaf With A Drawing)

      New York (1936): The Viking Press, Publishers, 1938. First Edition, Eleventh Printing 5th or later Printing. Boards/ Cloth. Good/No Dust Jacket. Robert Lawson. A Well Used But Complete Copy, Lacking The Dust Jacket. Inscribed On Second Front (Blank) Endpaper "For Shirley With All The Best From Munro Leaf And " (With A Drawing Of Ferdinand's Head); Book Is From Hollywood Area, But Provenance Unknown. Scarce With A Drawing And Signature By The Author.

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        The Drawings of the Florentine painters : amplified edition (University of Chicago Publications in Art)

      Chicago, University of Chicago Press ("printed in Italy"- title-page verso), 1938. Three volumes (35 cm), I (Text): xiv, 367 (1) pp. II (Catalogue): xii, 388 pp. III (Illustrations): (6) pp., 1109 half-tones printed in black, (4) pp. index. Uniform publisher's blue cloth, printed dust jackets (volumes I-II only). - An illustrated catalogue of known Florentine drawings from the Trecento to Michelangelo and his contemporaries, with a separate text discussing each artist, compiled to provide for "the fuller understanding of the artist and his finished works". This approach was highly original: "No large systematic study of old master drawings had ever been written before, and no one had thought, in the words of the title, of criticizing and studying them as 'documents in the History and Appreciation of Tuscan Art'" (Kenneth Clark, cited by Philip Pouncey in Master Drawings, volume 2, 1964, p.278). It remains an essential tool for scholars. The work was first published in New York & London in 1903, in two unwieldy volumes containing 2801 entries and 180 heliotype illustrations (limited editions of respectively 355 and 244 copies). This revised edition contains about five thousand entries (the old numbers are retained and provided with coefficients), many appendices (none had appeared in the first edition), and upwards of 1000 illustrations. Lorenzo Monaco, Maestro di Bambino Vispo, and Spinello Aretino are among painters who appear for the first time in this second edition. ¶ From the library of Denys Sutton (1917-1991), editor of Apollo Magazine (1962-1987), inscribed by him and dated 1939 (Bloomsbury Book Auctions, Catalogue of the Art Reference Library of the Late Denys Sutton CBE, 13 February and 26 March 1992, lot 250). Dust jacket lacking for volume III; jackets of volumes I-II chipped and torn, with small losses. Otherwise an excellent copy.

      [Bookseller: Robin Halwas | Rare Books]
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        3 RINGS: A CIRCUS BOOK

      BROWN, PAUL. BROWN,PAUL. 3 RINGS: A CIRCUS BOOK. NY: Scribner 1938 (1938 A). 4to, cloth backed pictorial boards, VG+ in repaired and chipped dust wrapper. 1st edition. Illustrated on every page by Brown in line and with bold and wonderful full color illustrations as well (featuring circus animals and of course his famous horses). Nice firsts in dust wrapper are hard to find.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        Vier Jahre Hermann-Göring-Werke Salzgitter 1938 - 1941

      157 Halbleinen Limitiert und streng geheim! Dieses als Staatsgeheimnis deklarierte Buch dokumentiert auf eindrucksvolle Weise die Entstehungsgeschichte einer gigantischen Wirtschaftsregion. Innerhalb weniger Jahre hatten die Nationalsozialisten bei Salzgitter einen riesigen Stahlstandort aus dem Boden gestampft. Gleichzeitig entwarfen die Planer eine monumentale nationalsozialistische Musterstadt . Mit vielen historischen Fotos und Karten ausgestattet ist das Werk nicht nur eine wichtige und aufschlussreiche Dokumentation zur Heimatgeschichte einer ganzen Region, sondern auch ein interessanter Beleg deutscher Industriehistorie. Beim vorliegenden Band handelt es sich um das extrem seltene Original mit der Stempelnummer 946 einer limitierten Auflage (cirka 1-2.000 Stück maximal). Das Original ist antiquarisch nicht erhältlich. Eine einmalige Gelegenheit für Sammler und Historiker. Leinenrücken mit kleineren Läsuren. Einband etwas fleckig und mit Verfärbungen. Innen nur sehr wenige Flecken und sehr gut erhalten. Die ausklappbare Karte fehlt. Zwei Seiten waren wohl mal zusammengeklebt, was beim auseinandernehmen einen kleinen Schaden mit geringem Textverlust verursachte.

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        THE 500 HATS OF BARTHOLOMEW CUBBINS (FIRST STATE)

      THE VANGUARD PRESS 1938 - First Edition, First Printing, First State: A lovely first printing book in the extremely scarce original First state unclipped dust jacket. First Edition, First Issue, with correct endpaper design (with the larger hats on the paste downs) and with dustjacket priced $1.50 at front flap and Mulberry priced $1.00 at rear flap [Younger & Hirsch]. The book has black boards with a faded red quarter cloth spine. The boards have no bumps and no edgewear. The binding is tight and square. First printing with the requisite correct end papers going from larger to smaller hats with the largest hats on the paste downs. The end papers are clean with no owner names, and no book plate, but have some of the typical glue staining and toning. The internal pages are clean, and bright with no handling marks, no stains, no foxing, no writing, no scribbles and no stains. An internally unusually clean book for a childrens titles! Please see detailed images. The original first edition, FIRST STATE dust jacket is in beautiful condition having benefited from slight restoration by an expert paper conservator. The slightly wavy jacket has strong vibrant colors with no chips, no rips, no stains (some slight age toning to the spine), no foxing and no edgewear. The dust jacket is NOT price clipped and has a stated price of $1.50 at front flap and Mulberry priced $1.00 at rear flap [Younger & Hirsch]. Please see the many images. A handsome example of this title presenting very well with the extremely scarce first state jacket. ADDITIONAL IMAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. Please see our Abe store for other children's rare book titles and original illustration artwork [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meier And Sons Rare Books]
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        PHOTO ORIGINALE ALBERT RUDOMINE 1938 ARGENTIQUE RODIN

      - PHOTO ORIGINALE ALBERT RUDOMINE 1938 ARGENTIQUE RODIN

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        JOSEPH IN EGYPT

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf(1938). First Edition, Two volumes in slipcase. The third installment in the Joseph tetralogy. INSCRIBED to Paul Elkin and SIGNED by the author on the title page of the first volume. Mann first wrote an "A" to begin Elkin's last name and then wrote over it., hardcover, Very Good in soiled and stained but intact slipcase

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA]
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        Early Italian engraving : a critical catalogue with complete reproduction of all the prints described

      London & New York, M. Knoedler & Co. / Bernard Quaritch, 1938-1948. Two parts in seven volumes (34 cm), I (Catalogue, Part I, 1938): xxvi (2), 345 (1) pp., frontispiece. Copy 93 (of 375). II (Plates, 1938): (8) pp., plates 1-171. Copy 93 (of 375). III (Plates, 1938): (8) pp., plates 172-319. Copy 93 (of 375). IV (Plates, 1938): (8) pp., plates 320-485. Copy 93 (of 375). V (Catalogue, Part II, 1948): xxii, 347 (1) pp., frontispiece. Copy 99 (of 275). VI (Plates 1948): (8) pp., plates 486-698. Copy 178 (of 275). VII (Plates, 1948): (8) pp., plates 699-916. Copy 251 (of 275). Uniform publisher's blue buckram. - The core of this monumental work is Hind's study of the collection of early Italian engravings in the British Museum. The first part (vols. I-IV) is devoted to "Florentine engravings and Anonymous prints of other Schools" (catalogue and 714 illustrations on 488 plates) and the second part (vols. V-VII) to "Known Masters other than Florentine", Monogrammists, and Anonymous Masters (catalogue and 692 illustrations on 431 plates). Biographical and bibliographical information on each artist is followed by a list of his works. The edition was limited to 375 copies (vols. I-IV) or 275 copies (vols. V-VII); both text volumes are inscribed by the author, as usual. The author presented his manuscript to Lessing Rosenwald in 1948 (now Library of Congress, Rosenwald Collection, NE659.H.48). ¶ From the auction sale of the Handbibliothek L'Art Ancien, Zürich (Auktion 3/I), conducted by F. Zisska & R. Kistner, Munich, 27-28 March 1984, lot 671. Occasional pencil annotations by the proprietor of the firm, Erwin Rosenthal (1889-1981). Excellent set.

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        JDC BULLETIN. VOL I, NRS 1,2,3 (JAN, APRIL, SEPT 1938) ; APRIL 1939; MAY 1939; JULY 1939; DECEMBER 1939. 7 ISSUES [UNBROKEN RUN? ]

      New York : American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.(1938-39). 1st edition. Original paper wrappers, 4to (magazine size) , 8 pages each (2nd issue is 6 pages) . Includes 90 photos (! ) , 4 period-style graphic charts, and 1 facsimile. 30 cm. We were unable to determine the full extent of the run. Searching the 4 OCLC listings for this periodical, NYPL in fact does not in fact list any holdings in their catalog(? ) ; Yale lists holdings only for Nrs. 5 (1940) through 8 (1940) & 10 (1940) ; HUC does not indicate which issues it holds; and NLI indicates only "1938-1939: 1 , " which we assume to mean all of 1938 and the first issue of 1939. There are no microfilms listed. Additionally, there was a JDC Bulletin published earlier, including during WW I, but that is clearly an earlier iteration (which may be what HUC holds, we don't know) , as this set begins with Vol I, Nr. 1 (Jan 1938) . The final issue here includes the famous illustrated front page article, "Dumped Emigration: A Statement on JDC Policy Evoked by the [USS] St. Louis Crisis. " Founded during World War I, the "American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) was the first Jewish organization in the United States to dispense large-scale funding for international relief. World War I left in its wake the seeds of many additional catastrophes, pogroms, epidemics, famine, revolution, and economic ruin. JDC played a major role in sustaining Jews in Palestine and rebuilding the devastated communities of Eastern Europe. JDCs relief activities, emigration aid, and rescue operations were critical following the Nazi rise to power and the outbreak of World War II. After the war, JDC mobilized to support and resettle survivors, help reconstruct the remnant communities of Europe, create a network of social welfare services in the fledgling State of Israel....Hitler's rise to power in 1933 and the passage of the economically restrictive Nuremberg Laws pauperized the Jewish community in Germany, and JDC's support became critical. Channeled through local Jewish relief organizations, JDC funds subsidized medical care, Jewish schools and educational activities, welfare programs, loan funds, emigration, and centers for vocational and agricultural training, including a hachshara (training) program for prospective immigrants to Palestine. Later, support was extended to Jewish communities in Nazi-annexed Austria and occupied Czechoslovakia. Emigration aid soon became the priority, as JDC focused on helping Jews fleeing from Nazi Germany, Austria, and Czechoslovakia. JDC provided food, shelter, and medical care for stranded refugees; it helped cover travel expenses and landing fees; and it secured travel accommodations and all-important visas for countries of refuge. By the end of 1939, JDC-supported organizations had helped some 110, 000 Jews emigrate from Germany30, 000 in 1939 alone. In 1940, JDC was helping refugees in transit in more than 40 countries. From the outbreak of World War II through 1944, JDC enabled over 81, 000 Jews to emigrate. JDC allocated funds to assist refugees in temporary European havens and tried to help them find permanent refuge in the United States, Palestine, and Latin America. It set up a Jewish agricultural settlement in Sosua, in the Dominican Republic, in response to General Trujillo's offer to open his country to European refugees. In 1939, when some 900 German Jewish refugees on the SS St. Louis were denied entry into Cuba, JDC's round-the-clock negotiations opened European doors to the passengers, saving many" (JDC, 2017) . Contents include "5, 000, 000 Jews in Peril...; " reports of fundraising in the US for the Jews of Europe, often by women's groups; "Tragic Fate Awaits Jews in Austria; " "[US] Church and Press Ask Support for JDC Campaign; " Centerfold photo spread titled, "Eager to Flee from Austria We Must Help Them in this Crisis" "Our Answer to Despots" (by comedian Eddie Cantor, an exclusive to the JDC) ; "J. D. C. - Exponent of Democracy (by NY Gov. H. H. Lehman) ; "355, 000 Jews in Czecho Slovakia [sic] Face Tragic Fate; " "Through J. D. C. Eyes: Fact Behind the Headlines of Jewish Distress Overseas" (A country by country report) ; "Shanghai and the Far East; " "South America: A Land of Great Promise May Shut its Doors in the Face of the Refugees; " "The Story of Wieringen: A Great Jewish Institution; " "Priceless Danzig Jewish Antiquities Arrives in U. S. ; " "Refugee Influx--an American Myth; " "Stranded: The Rejected Immigrants; " "Poland: New Expulsions; The Boarder Refugees; Danzig; " "J. D. C. Is Looked to as Hope of Jews Caught in European Disaster...; " "Women Play Heroic Role; " "U. S. Jews Face Test in Crisis; " etc. As indicated, OCLC lists only 4 institutions with any holdings (NYPL, Yale, HUC, NLI) , though NYPL appears to lack any issues, Yale's appear to be later, and the other two are unclear. Light wear, but overall Good+ to Very Good-. Rare and Exceedingly Important. (holo2-137-1)

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        Uit zelfbehoud.

      Maastricht, (A.A.M. Stols, 1938). Verguld heelmarokijn met vier ribben in kartonnen foedraal (Louis Malcorps). (4), 140 p. Gedrukt in rood en zwart op Ossekop van Van Gelder in een oplage van slechts 40 genummerde exemplaren (dit is nummer 3). 1e druk. Rug iets verbruind.l Eén van de enkele exemplaren die door Louis Malcorps in roodbruin heelmarokijn werden gebonden, gesigneerd door de auteur onder het colofon. Op het voorplat staat het vignet van De Halcyon Pers in goud (zie afbeelding). De Halcyon Pers 8. Van Dijk 436.

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        Österreich-Ungarns letzter Krieg 1914 - 1918. Herausgegeben vom Österreichischen Bundesministerium für Heereswesen und vom Kriegsarchiv. Erster Band: Das Kriegsjahr 1914. Vom Kriegsausbruch bis zum Ausgang der Schlacht bei Limanowa-Lapanów. Mit 27 Beilagen und 56 Skizzen. Zweiter Band: Das Kriegsjahr 1915 - erster Teil. Vom Ausklang der Schlacht bei Limanowa-Lapanów bis zur Einnahme von Brest-Litowsk. Mit 40 Beilagen und 36 Skizzen. Dritter Band: Das Kriegsjahr 1915 - zweiter Teil. Von der Einnahme von Brest-Litwosk bis zur Jahreswende. Mit 32 Beilagen und 20 Skizzen. Vierter Band: Das Kriegsjahr 1916 - erster Teil: Die Ereignisse von Jänner bis Ende Juli. Mit 29 Beilagen und 4 Skizzen. Fünfter Band: Das Kriegsjahr 1916 - zweiter Teil. Die

      Wien, Verlag der militärwissenschaftl. Mitteilungen, 1930 - 1938. - 8 Bde. Pag. [ca. 5884 S.] OLwd. In insgesamt 15 Büchern, wobei jedem Textband (außer Registerband) ein Beilagenband entspricht: Mit allen Beilagen. - Lichtschatten, leichte Gbrsp., Ebd. leicht fleckig, schöne Expl. - Glaise-Horstenau, (1882 - 1946), entstammte einer österr. Offiziersfamilie, besuchte u.a. die Theresianische Militärakademie, kam 1910 in den Generalstab nach Wien und war 1913/14 als Hauptmann im Wiener Kriegsarchiv tätig. Im Ersten Weltkrieg war er Generalstabsoffizier, 1915-18 Pressereferent des Armee-Oberkommandos und Verfasser von Heeresberichten. Seit 1918 arbeitete G.-H. wieder im k.k. Kriegsarchiv, studierte 1919-21 an der Univ. Wien Geschichte und war 1925-38 Generalstaatsarchivar und Direktor des Kriegsarchivs. G.-H., der seit 1934 Privatdozent für neuere Kriegs- und Heeresgeschichte an der Univ. Wien war, verfaßte militärgeschichtliche Schriften und leitete die Herausgabe von Österreich-Ungarns letzter Krieg 1914-1918 (7 Bde., 1930-38). Seit 1934 Mitglied des Staatsrats, war er 1936-38 im Kabinett Schuschnigg Minister ohne Portefeuille bzw. Innenminister und verhandelte mit Hitler auf dem Obersalzberg (1936). 1938 wurde G.-H. Vizekanzler im Kabinett Seyß-Inquart, war 1941-44 "bevollmächtigter deutscher General in Kroatien", wo er mäßigend gegen die von der Ustascha verübten Greuel einschritt. 1945 geriet er in amerikanische Kriegsgefangenschaft, trat vor dem Internationalen Militärgerichtshof in Nürnberg auf und beging aus Furcht vor einer Auslieferung an Österreich bzw. Jugoslawien Selbstmord. (DBE) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        A large cloth-bound album (300 x 385 mm) containing 478 original vintage gelatin silver photographs in three main sequences. One important series comprises approximately 240 images (85 x 135 mm) relating to a journey by air in VH-UZU, the first Cessna imported into Australia (by MacRobertson Miller Aviation Company; it was registered on 2 September 1937)

      Several photographs that suggest an approximate date clearly show other unique aircraft; one of these is VH-UZX. There were in fact two aircraft registered VH-UZX in Australia. The first one, a DH84 Dragon, crashed at Croydon in the UK on 26 February 1938 before delivery to Australia. The second one, a DH86 Express, was registered in Sydney on 17 July 1940 to W.R. Carpenter & Co. Ltd.; it was impressed by the Commonwealth Government on 27 December 1940. It is clearly in civilian use in this album, making the latter part of 1940 a likely date. Adding weight to this, VH-UZU 'was used on the Adelaide-Whyalla run until late 1939 when it was flown to Perth and used by MacRobertson Miller Airlines on services in Western Australia' (airliners.net). There are seven photographs of aeroplanes (mainly VH-UZU), 76 photographs taken on the ground, and 154 from the air. Identifiable or named places range from the Cairns Golf Links, to the Sydney Harbour Bridge, and the Norseman Hotel, but the bulk of the aerial views are interesting landscape features and developed areas in regional Australia. Featured in a few photographs are the passenger and pilot of VH-UZU; on the basis of one of them, we seriously suggest that Captain Horrie Miller himself is the pilot. Another important series includes approximately 85 photographs (generally 65 x 90 mm or the reverse) of mining activities. Some feature large operations, including twelve taken underground, but the best of them depict much more small-scale activity. Captions in pencil on the verso of some images, dated March 1935, identify alluvial diggings and the WMC drill at Yellowdine (approximately 400 kms east of Perth; gold was discovered in the region in 1934). Londonderry, near Coolgardie, is also featured. Conditions depicted are at best basic, at times primitive, and ensure that these images of the early days of the development of a goldfield are nothing less than fascinating. At the beginning of the album there are 88 snapshots (110 x 70 mm or the reverse, printed by 'Q'land Camera Co., Cairns') of tourist attractions in (presumably) the Cairns region.

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        Rosamund's Castle

      London: Girl's Own Paper, London 1938 - Hbk in genuine d/w; tan cloth boards with gold gilt lettering and edging box to title; colour frontis; no handwriting inside eg names; lovely clean copy - just small browning inside rear cover; ; d/w not price clipped (2/6) ; d/w initially looks vg - however on closer inspection it has had at sometime in its history had a spillage on the rear cover which has left a light stain and a little wrinkling; this however makes it sound worse than it is - I have taken a picture of the whole thing so that you can see its not as bad as it sounds! Sorry about the glare - its from the protective covering; Lovely to see an original d/w; ; Abbey Girls; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Rebecca (With A Signed Letter From The Author Quoting The First Line Of The Book)

      The First UK Printing published by Gollancz in 1938. The BOOK is in Very Good++ condition. Slight dulling of the gilt titling to the spine. The usual foxing to the text block which has encroached onto the page edges in places due the paper stock used. Some foxing to the prelims, end papers and the first few pages. Free from inscriptions. A tight copy. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ condition. The correct first issue with the price of 8/6 net to the lower spine. Some fading of the yellow colouring with mild rubbing places to the spine. A little loss at the front flap ends. Small chips to the lower spine and rear cover upper edge. Some closed tears to the spine ends and the lower rear flap fold have had professional Japanese tissue paper repairs to the verso. The wrapper remains very attractive in the removable Brodart archival cover. The book is accompanied by firstly, a 13 x9 cm colour photo of the author with her two dogs. This has been Signed by the author : 'Best wishes from Daphne Du Maurier, 1986'. Secondly, a loose Signed headed letter from the author: 'Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again. A quote from Rebecca, yours sincerely, Daphne Du Maurier, 1986'. This quotation being the first line of the book. The letter has been folded. Kilmarth, Par in Cornwall was the last home of Daphne Du Maurier. One of the author's key titles which was adapted as a 1940 psychological drama film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. It was Hitchcock's first American project, and his first film under contract with producer David O. Selznick. 'Rebecca' won two Academy Awards, Best Picture and Cinematography, out of a total 11 nominations. Olivier, Fontaine and Anderson also were Oscar-nominated for their respective roles as were Hitchcock and the screenwriters. Scarce with such attributes. More images available on request. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.

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        Groot archief van de Nederlandse vooroorlogse literaire almanak In Aanbouw.

      Originele correspondentie, kopij, redacteursaantekeningen, foto's en illustratiemateriaal. Ca. 500 getypte danwel handgeschreven brieven van 140 jonge Nederlandse en Vlaamse schrijvers, onder wie Bertus Aafjes, Anna Blaman, Johan Daisne, Bert Decorte, Chr.J. van Geel, Jan d'Haese, Jac. van Hattum, Jacob Hiegentlich, Ed. Hoornik, Karel Jonckheere, Cor Klinkenbijl, Louis Th. Lehmann, A. Marja, Adriaan Morriën, F.C. Terborgh, M. Vasalis, Ab Visser en de uitgeverijen Leopold en Manteau 150 conceptbrieven en beoordelingsformulieren van redacteur K. Lekkerkerker 40 originele zwart-witfoto's en tekeningen drukproeven, knipsels en promotiemateriaal brieven over de herdruk ter gelegenheid van de 50e verjaardag van de almanak. 1938-1946 1989.l Fascinerend archief van de fraai geïllustreerde literaire almanak In Aanbouw, waarin niet minder dan 53 jongeren uit de Lage Landen hun (eerste) werk publiceerden. Deze door K. Lekkerkerker samengestelde almanak In Aanbouw wordt wel beschouwd als de belangrijkste bloemlezing van het interbellum.Deze brieven van (veelal mannelijke) dichters en prozaïsten handelen over hun recente werk, hun levensloop (tot dusver) en hun portretten. Dit archief bevat niet alleen volledige correspondenties, maar brengt ook Lekkerkerkers werkzaamheden in kaart, van het overleg met de Nederlandse uitgeverij Leopold en de Vlaamse uitgeverij Manteau tot de te organiseren langs boekhandels reizende In Aanbouw-tentoonstelling.Auteurs als Lehmann en d'Haese overladen Lekkerkerker met uitvoerige brieven en talloze gedichten en verhalen. Andere mogelijke bijdragers zijn meer gereserveerd: de legendarische bibliofiel Emile van der Borch van Verwolde weigert pertinent een portret af te staan, Belcampo vindt zichzelf te oud voor een jongerenalmanak en de diplomaat Reijnier Flaes wenst niet geassocieerd te worden met zijn pseudoniem F.C. Terborgh. Tot Lekkerkerkers verdriet beantwoordt M. Vasalis het verzoek tot deelname met een (weliswaar charmante) afwijzingsbrief.Na het verschijnen van In Aanbouw blijft Lekkerkerker met sommige bijdragers corresponderen over literatuur en meer persoonlijke zaken. In dit archief bevinden zich ook de gedichten en verhalen die overbodig of ongeschikt werden geacht, waaronder een satirisch sonnet van Chris van Geel Jr. en een kort verhaal van Terborgh."U zult het [portret] echter niet krijgen, en ik hoop dat dit U teleurstelt! Ik houd het er voor dat een portret en een gedicht elkaar niet goed verdragen" (Van der Borch van Verwolde, 1-12-1938) "Mij is om verschillende redenen er zeer veel aan gelegen dat mijn pseudoniem (F.C. Terborgh) voor zoo veel mogelijk gerespecteerd wordt. Een portret moet ik derhalve weigeren. Een zeer beknopte en onvolledige biographie zou kunnen worden verstrekt. Een bibliographie van niets is moeilijk te geven" (Flaes, 6-1-1939) "Mijn schrijfdrift is belangrijk ouder dan mijn literaire loopbaan die beperkt is tot de publicatie van wat verzen in Helikon en van wat verzen en een korte novelle in Werk. Leopold en Gorter vonden mijn liefde voor poezie het eerst gereed. De Balzac en Dostojewsky leerden mij waardoor en waarom er geschreven moet worden" (Blaman, 29-7-1939) "Ik ben 1,77m lang, weeg 70 k.g., heb enige jaren gehockeyd en beoefen nu athletiek. Ik schrijf verzen sinds 1936, maar vind Bix Beiderbecke een grotere dode dan Rilke. Mijn werkwijze bestaat uit het imiteren van anderen, dat ik gepubliceerd word is geheel buiten mijn toedoen" (Lehmann, autobiografie 1939).Belangrijk, veelzijdig materiaal van veel beginnende auteurs - sommige met een glansrijke schrijverscarrière in het verschiet, andere tot vergetelheid gedoemd.

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        The Revolution Betrayed. What is the Soviet Union and Where is it Going? Translated by Max Eastman; [together with] The Case of Leon Trotsky. Report of hearings on the charges made against him in the Moscow Trials. By the Preliminary Commission of Inquiry; [together with] Not Guilty. Report of the Commission of Inquiry into the charges made against Leon Trotsky in the Moscow Trials.

      London & New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. & Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1937 & 1938 - 3 works, octavo. TRB: original black cloth, spine lettered in gilt and black on a red ground, top edge red, others uncut. Works 2 and 3: original black cloth, red paper labels printed in black, fore edges uncut. All with the dust jackets and accompanied by 2 original black and white photographs. TRB: bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown; spine ends slightly bumped, spine a little rubbed, front hinge gently cracked but firm, some nicks and chips to dust jacket extremities and spine faded, an excellent copy. Works 2 and 3: front free endpapers inscribed by Stolberg, review stamp to front free endpaper of work 2, front endpapers browned, extremities of dust jackets a little rubbed and chipped, excellent copies. First US edition, first printing, presentation copy, inscribed from Trotsky to Benjamin Stolberg on the front free endpaper, "devotedly yours, Leon Trotsky, 21/11 1937, Coyoacan". The American journalist and labour activist Benjamin Stolberg (1891&#150;1951) was a member of the Dewey Commission and had strong association links to Trotsky. The Revolution Betrayed is Trotsky's major critique of Stalinism, and marked the end of the American intelligentsia's romance with Russian communism. It was completed in the spring of 1936 and sent to the publisher just before the first of the three Moscow show trials took place in August of the same year. To reference this, Trotsky appended a postscript to the introduction in which he referenced the recent "terrorist conspiracy trial". After being sentenced to death in absentia for conspiracy to assassinate Stalin, Trotsky moved from Norway to the Coyoácan area of Mexico City in January 1937. A few months later an independent "Commission of Inquiry" into the charges made against him and others at the Moscow Trials was held in Coyoacán, with the American philosopher John Dewey as chairman. The Revolution Betrayed is accompanied by two Dewey Commission reports from Stolberg's personal library, both dated and inscribed by Stolberg. The first, The Case of Leon Trotsky, was published in 1937 and is a transcript of the Commission's 13-session deposition of Trotsky; it is inscribed, "do not remove! Benjamin Stolberg. New York &#150; Sept 16, 1937". The second, Not Guilty, was published in 1938 and is a summary of the Commission's conclusions; it is inscribed, "Please do not remove this copy. Benjamin Stolberg. June 29. 1938". Two photographs, one of which is inscribed "Coyoacan April 1937" by Stolberg and shows Trotsky and two unidentified Commission members, are also included. A cohesive set of materials with significant and rare association history which fully illustrates Trotsky's connections with the Dewey Commission and with Benjamin Stolberg in particular. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Two Publication of the West Virginia Penitentiary: Work & Hope and Pen Revue

      Moundsville, West Virginia: West Virginia Penitentiary, 1938. Very Good. Octavos. Stapled illustrated wrappers. 40pp. and [36]pp. Very good with toning and general wear including a coupe tears at the edges, rubbing, and ring marks to one issue. The publications include Work & Hope, a monthly magazine published by the inmates of the West Virginia Penitentiary at Moundsville, and Pen Revue, a program for a 1938 stage production at the same facility. Work & Hope, published in January 1927, features a mix of institutional news, religious writings, poetry, jokes, and uplifting articles. The Pen Revue program prints the cast of the 34th annual production, entitled "Variety Manor." The production was staged and produced by L. Budd Haberstick, the cover artist of the Work & Hope issue included here, suggesting both these publications were likely his copies. Haberstick would later found The Little Theatre of Greenville, South Carolina with his wife in the early 1960s. The gothic style West Virginia Penitentiary at Moundsville, which operated from 1876 to 1995, is today opened for tours and as a haunted attraction during the fall. Both are rare. OCLC locates no copies of these exact publications, though a few scattered earlier copies of Work & Hope are held by West Virginia University, along with one later issue of Pen Revue.

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        Original Leaf from the Polycronicon Printed by William Caxton at Westminster in the Year 1482

      San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1938. Caxton, William. Quarto. 53pp. One of 297 copies printed for the Book Club of California by Edwin and Robert Grabhorn. Tipped-in is a leaf from the Polycronicon, with a rubricated initial on the recto and verso. It contains a passage on the campaigns of Cyrus the Great and his son and successor Cambyses. Accompanying text is The Life and Works of William Caxton, with an historical reminder of fifteenth century England by Benjamin P. Kurtz, together with a note on the Polycronicon by Oscar Lewis and an appreciation of William Caxton by Edwin Grabhorn. Very fine in quarter cloth and printed henna boards, which display Caxton's well-known printer's device, with paper label to spine. Bookplate on front paste-down affixed over another bookplate. (Heller & Magee 292; BCC #12; Chalmers 76).

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        A New Song

      International Worker's Order, New York 1938 - 31 pages Octavo (8 1/4" x 5 1/4") bound in original publisher's blue, white and black pictorial wrapper. Introduction by Michel Gold, frontispiece by Joe Jones. [Signed] First edition. Although it has been largely forgotten, for most of the 1930s Langston Hughes turned his attention to explicitly political poetry and the movement for &#147;proletarian literature.&#148; During this time, Hughes set aside the Jazz and Blues poetry for which he is best known, and focused on poetry linking the reality of working class life in America, black and white, to the struggle for a universal worker&#146;s revolution. In the early 1930s, Hughes traveled extensively in the Soviet Union. Before the Cold War, a great many Americans supported the Soviet Union. American communists fervently believed in a global worker&#146;s revolution, and that the Soviet Union was merely the first harbinger of the coming of Communism. These views were not mainstream, per-say, but they were not unusual either. In 1938 the International Workers Order published a small volume of Hughes radical poetry, including poems such as Chant for May Day and Ballad of Lenin. In the late 1930s, Stalin&#146;s purges led many writers to distance themselves from the Communist Party. So called &#147;fellow travelers&#148; &#150; leftist writers such as Hughes, Earnest Hemingway, and John Steinbeck who had linked socialist causes and a concern for ordinary Americans with a fervent anti-fascism &#150; began to lose faith in Communist-affiliated organizations such as the League of American Writers. The Nazi-Soviet Pact of 1939 dealt the American left in the United States a blow from which it never recovered, being as twin pillars of socialist American politics had been support for the Soviet Union and Opposition to fascism, particularly in Spain and Germany. In the 1950s, Hughes testified before congress that he was not and never had been a member of the Communist Party, and attempted to distance himself from the Proletarian Literature he had written in the 1930s, both by refusing others the rights to reprint poems from the period, and by excluding all of his radical poetry from the 30s from the Selected Poems which he published in 1959. From the poem Ballad of Lenin, a lot of Hughes&#146;s proletarian poetry remains deeply relevant today. Reading Hughes&#146;s radical poetry, it is hard not to think about movements like the Arab Spring, or Occupy Wall Street, and more importantly, it is hard not see that while the cause of the Workers Revolution as advanced by the Soviet Union was a somewhere between a dead end and indistinguishable-from-facism, the problems which American communists saw in their society, and in a society which they were beginning to perceive as global, have not yet been addressed. And, for better or for worse, those on Park Avenue should probably still be worried that their fellow citizens over on the park bench are going to decide to move on over. Condition: Spine rubbed, soiled, edge wear corners bumped. About a very good copy of a scarce item. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        200,000 Feet on Foula [The Edge of the World] (First UK Edition, inscribed by Michael Powell in 1942)

      London: Faber and Faber, 1938. First Edition. First Edition. ASSOCIATION COPY, inscribed in 1942 by Michael Powell: "For Roy Plomley / who knows all about desert islands / Michael Powell / 1942." The book was inscribed on the occasion of Powell's appearance on the BBC radio program Desert Island Discs, where he was interviewed by Plomley, the show's founder. Michael Powell re-appeared in the 1980s and 1990s under the auspices of Martin Scorsese, and examples of books he inscribed during that period turn up with some regularity. We have, however, only seen one other example of a contemporary inscription on this title, Powell's first book. A diary-like account of the making of his classic 1937 film, "The Edge of the World," a project that was very close to his heart and his first film to be shot in the beloved Scottish Isles (the next was I Know Where I'm Going, in 1945). The film's story was inspired by the evacuation of St. Kilda, and won the director an introduction to the great British producer Alexander Korda, followed, of course, by a decades-long teaming with Emeric Pressburger and a brilliant career. Photo illustrated throughout. Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. A small bit of foxing to the endpapers, and a single small spot of discoloration to the backstrip. Jacket shows some rubbing and very shallow creasing at a few extremities, but has no loss.

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        Vertraulich. Herausgegeben vom Reichskriminalpolizeiamt in Berlin. Hauptausgabe abgeschlossen am 21.7.1941. 4. Jahrgang. Nr. 161. Berlin 1. August 1941. 8°. 814 S., 1 Bl., OUmschlag.

      - Sehr seltenes Fahndungsbuch des NS-Verfolgungsapparats.- Erschien seit 1938 jeden Monatsersten.- Enthält "Steckbriefe, Haftbefehle und Fetsnahmeersuchen" in alphabetischer Ordnung. Genannt werden mehrere Tausend Personen, jeweils mit Namen, Geburtsdatum und Geburtsort (oder letztem Aufenthaltsort), teilweise mit Angabe der für die Fahndung verantwortlichen Behörde (zahlreich mit dem Kürzel "KP" Kriminalpolizei) sowie mit besonderer Kennzeichnung "Z" für Zigeuner.- Papierbedingt gebräunt, tls. etw. fleckig, Umschl. etw. braunfleckig u. mit kl. Läsuren.# Very rare search book of the Nazi persecution apparatus.- Several thousand people are named, each with their name, date of birth and place of birth (or last place of residence), with an indication of the authority.- Slightly browned and stained, wrapper with minor damage. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DANTE

      ZANICHELLI, 1938. ITALIANO 0,55 Traduzione dal russo di Rinaldo Kufferle, prima bianca e frontespizio libere dalla legatura, pagine brunite ai bordi da fattore tempo e con rara fioritura, alcune ancora intonse, bordi non regolari e non rifilati, brossura editoriale morbida, con piccola illustrazione, ingiallita, con fioritura e strappetti ai bordi, strappi anche al dorso USATO

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        Brighton Rock

      London: Heinemann, 1938. A first edition, first printing published by Heinemann in 1938. A near fine book with some light spotting to the page edges and to the prelims and terminal pages. A small stain to the foot of the front cover - a very nice copy indeed of this rare book.

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        Quito Express

      New York: Viking Press, 1938 - First Edition. Very good in a damaged dust jacket. Presented by the author to music critic and producer Goddard Leiberson, "[ink drawing of Pedro, from the book's final drawing] To Goddard from Ludwig." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Schwartz Packet

      Forged manuscript of T.E. Lawrence's A Study of James Elroy Flecker. 3 pages of manuscript, written in black ink on thin typing paper, 2 leaves of which have carbon typing purporting to be transcripts of letters from Hussein Ibn Ali and General Wilson. Bound with blanks in quarter niger morocco with cloth sides, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Supposedly written in 1919, but in fact c.

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        T.E. Lawrence to His Biographer Robert Graves [and:] T.E. Lawrence to his Biographer Liddell Hart

      London: Faber & Faber, 1938. First editions, one of 500 copies signed by Graves and Liddell-Hart, both marked "Out of Series". 2 vols. 8vo. Original red buckram (Graves) and original gray cloth (Hart). Bookplate of David Garnett in each volume. Some minor fading to spines, occasional light foxing, otherwise near fine. First editions, one of 500 copies signed by Graves and Liddell-Hart, both marked "Out of Series". 2 vols. 8vo. David Garnett's copies. Garnett edited The Letters of T. E. Lawrence (1938). O'Brien A214 & A215

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        Konvolut von ca. 120 Fotos aus dem Nachlaß der Fotografin

      verschiedene Formate, teils auf Karton gezogen, (teils Gebrauchsspuren) - guter Zustand / Dazu: einige Bleistiftzeichnungen (u. a. Porträts) und Skizzen, datiert 1938 / 2 Blatt Papier-Collagen auf Karton (Fasching 1939 und Nymphenburger Porzellan) -

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        Theologisch-Praktische Quartal-Schrift (ThPQ) - (KONVOLUT aus 40 Bänden) - Jg.33 (1880) - 63. (1910) 67. (1914) 70. (1917) - 91. (1938)

      Gebundene Ausgabe Die ThPQ möchte ein Bindeglied zwischen theologischer Wissenschaft und kirchlicher Praxis in Seelsorge und Religionsunterricht sein. Aus verschiedenen Perspektiven werden deshalb in jedem Heft aktuelle Fragen der Theologie und der Kirche von kompetenten Autorinnen und Autoren behandelt. Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer aufgelösten Klosterbibliothek und befinden sich in einem ordentlich erhaltenen Zustand Schnitt und Einband sind staubschmutzig Papier altersbedingt leicht nachgedunkelt der Zustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut KOMPLETTPREIS bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten teilweise Halblederbände ALTSCHRIFT!

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        Ferns of the southeastern states: Descriptions of the fern-plants growing naturally in the state south of the Virginia-Kentucky state line and east of the Mississippi river

      The Science press printing co, 1938. Hardcover. Used; Good. Hardcover; English language; No jacket; 8vo - over 7.75" - 9.75" tall; Ex-library; ex-library reading copy. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent airmail.

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        200,000 Feet on Foula [The Edge of the World] (First UK Edition, inscribed by Michael Powell in 1942)

      London: Faber and Faber, 1938. First Edition. First Edition. ASSOCIATION COPY, inscribed in 1942 by Michael Powell: "For Roy Plomley / who knows all about desert islands / Michael Powell / 1942." The book was inscribed on the occasion of Powell's appearance on the BBC radio program Desert Island Discs, where he was interviewed by Plomley, the show's founder.&#11;&#11;Michael Powell re-appeared in the 1980s and 1990s under the auspices of Martin Scorsese, and examples of books he inscribed during that period turn up with some regularity. We have, however, only seen one other example of a contemporary inscription on this title, Powell's first book.&#11;&#11;A diary-like account of the making of his classic 1937 film, "The Edge of the World," a project that was very close to his heart and his first film to be shot in the beloved Scottish Isles (the next was I Know Where I'm Going, in 1945). The film's story was inspired by the evacuation of St. Kilda, and won the director an introduction to the great British producer Alexander Korda, followed, of course, by a decades-long teaming with Emeric Pressburger and a brilliant career. Photo illustrated throughout.&#11;&#11;Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. A small bit of foxing to the endpapers, and a single small spot of discoloration to the backstrip. Jacket shows some rubbing and very shallow creasing at a few extremities, but has no loss.

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