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        Stories From a Magic World

      McLoughlin Bros,, Springfield Mass. 1938 - Six beautiful color illustrations and twelve full page black and white illustrations. The illustrations are bright and beautiful. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Seattle Book Center]
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        The Lad and the Lion

      Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. 1938 - Stated First Edition. Blue pebbled boards with red lettering on front cover and spine, red top edge stain. Five B&W plates. In first state, laminated, unclipped dust jacket. Edges of pages slightly yellowed. Orange lettering on spine has aged to a mustard color, otherwise a clean, bright jacket with some very shallow chipping to the spine head. (w) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Avol's Books LLC]
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        American Photographs; With An Essay By Lincoln Kirstein

      MOMA, New York 1938 - 198 pages. 22.5 x 20 cm. 87 black and white plates printed recto only, the first solo photography exhibition catalogue produced by MOMA, a major, seminal work to document American life in the 1930's. Errata slip -- 50 images in part one and 37 in part two. Clean, bright copy. Orig. black basket weave cloth, paper spine label. Fine [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA]
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        An Abstract of a Treatise of Human Nature 1740. Reprinted with an introduction by J.M. Keynes and P. Sraffa. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press

      1938 - First Edition. 8vo, xxxii, 32pp, original boards [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Far Eastern Booksellers / Kyokuto Shoten]
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        Deutschland. Schlesien. Riesengebirge. Graftschaft Glatz.

      Karl Baedeker Leipzig 1938 - Second edition. xlviii, 270pp, 28 maps, 28 plans, 14 town plans and one panorama, original coarse-grained variant binding, original pictorial dustjacket with one corner very slightly torn; otherwise a superb copy. This is the second and last edition of this title and is much extended. Endpapers dated "Januar 1939". Hinrichsen D248 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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      Tarzana, California: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1938].. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-317 [318: blank] [319: ads] [320: blank], five inserted plates with illustrations by John Coleman Burroughs, original pebbled blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange, top edge stained red. First edition. Adventure fiction set in contemporary North Africa. The Lad and the Lion, a 1917 silent film made by the Selig Polyscope Company was the first motion picture based on a Burroughs story. Reginald 02287. Heins LL-1. A fine copy in fine first state (laminated) pictorial dust jacket with wear at edges, two closed tears at upper edge of front panel, both with internal tape mends, small spot at upper spine edge, and a 15x20 mm v-chip from upper right corner of rear panel. (#151460)

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      Chapman & Hall Ltd, London 1938 - First edition Scoop by Evelyn Waugh, Chapman & Hall Ltd, UK 1938, The first edition Scoop is in very good condition with an unclipped dust jacket with repairs. The book remains a highly collectable first edition. Evelyn Waugh based this satire on his stint as a war correspondent for the Daily Mail in Abyssinia (now Ethiopia) in 1935. Waugh admitted that he had no aptitude for the reporting of war, but he did observe closely the activities of his fellow journalists. The resulting novel was a satirical, farcical book that takes lighthearted but steely aim at the journalistic profession and the newspaper industry. Original red and black patterned covers with minimal signs of wear to the extremities. The contents are lightly browned and in very good condition. Clean end papers. Tight bindings. The dust jacket has the missing parts of the original spine and edges repaired with paper sections. Chipping on the folds and edges. Rubbed covers. 8v0 308pp [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rare And Antique Books PBFA]
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        Arms and the Covenant - Speeches.

      Harrap, London., 1938. First edition. Compiled with a Preface by Randolph Churchill. Octavo. 466 pages. Frontispiece photograph. Later fine binding by Bayntun (Rivière) of three quarter red morocco with raised bands, gilt rules, top edge gilt, red cloth sides, marbled endpapers. These speeches cover the period 1928 to 1938 and deal, almost exclusively, with British policy towards Germany.Fine.

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        Thoroughbred Racing Stock and its Ancestors. The Authentic Origin of Pure Blood. Many Voices Concerning the Horses of the World with Additional Chapters from the Notes of the Late Lady Anne Blunt (15th Baroness Wentworth) and Wilfred Scawen Blunt, on the Arabian Breed, Collected, Edited, and Enlarged, with a History of the Thouroughbred Racehorse and the Horses of the East and West.

      London: George Allen and Unwin, 1938.. FIRST EDITION. Quarto, pp. 475 [1]. With 388 black and white plates, as well as a large folding map of Arabian tribal territories and 21 colour plates, including a frontispiece. Errata slip to p.19. In recent burgundy full morocco with raised bands, gilt titles to spine and marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Original red cloth from upper board and spine bound in at rear. Very good indeed. Judith Blunt-Lytton (Lady Wentworth) was the owner of the Crabbet Arabian Stud from 1917 until her death. Founded by her parents in 1878 though contacts made in Aleppo, the stud became the single most important source of thoroughbred Arabian horses, with more than 90% of current thoroughbreds tracing their bloodlines back to Crabbet ancestors.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        LE SATIRE

      R.RICCIARDI, 1938. ITALIANO 0,12 Traduzione a cura di Enzo V.Marmorale, pagine ancora intonse ed ingiallite ai bordi da fattore tempo, timbro appartenenza alla prima bianca, brossura editoriale morbida, brunita al dorso e con bordi stanchi, numeri timbrati al piatto anteriore USATO

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        Die Arthroskopie (Endoskopie des Kniegelenkes). Ein Beitrag zur Diagnostik der Gelenkrankheiten.

      Der Rheumatismus, 9. - Dresden und Leipzig, Theodor Steinkopff, 1938, 8, (4), 64 pp., (6), mit 25 meist farb. Abb., original kart. Band. First Edition of "the first book of world literature on this issue! "In Germany of the pre-war period Ernest Vaubel at Wiesbaden was the most emminent arthroscopist. He collaborated with the manufacturer Georg Wolf at Berlin and developed his own arthroscope, a jacobaeus-type thoracolaparascope with a5-optic and an in- and outflow connecting piece. The optic was definitely longer than the trocard and the electric bulb at the tip was in danger during manipulation in a narrow joint. -Vaubel did a rather small series of arthroscopies from 1936 to 1939 at the University hospitals of Leipzig and Frankfurt, using local anaesthesia and air medium. 1938 he held a paper at the International Congress of Rheumatologists at Bath. In the same year he published a monograph titled "Die Arthroskopie", the first book of world literature on this issue. 1939 he leaved the Frankfurt university hospital and went in his own private practice. 1941-1944 he did military service as medical officer of the air force. After war he hadn't more facilities to practice arthroscopy. - His ideas and his instrument were revived in the german speaking countries in the late fifties by the sports surgeons Gottwald Heiss at Stuttgart and Reinhold Suckert at Linz." C.Kieser, Ernst Vaubel, der deutsche Pionier der Arthroskopie 1902-1989 (Ernst Vaubel M. D. German pioneer in the field of arthroscopy 1902-1989)

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        Mr. Justice Holmes and the Supreme Court

      Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1938. First Edition Later Printing 3rd Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. This book is inscribed on the ffep: "For Edward C. Moran Jr. a high spirited public servant with all fond wishes of Felix Frankfurter" (there are a series of initials after the signature which we cannot decipher one set appears to be justice - he had just been appointed to the supreme court). Edward Carlton Moran Jr. was congressional representative from Maine 1933 - 1937 and active in Maine politics over his lifetime. There is a second gift inscription on the page "To Carl, with love from Rene April 19, 1939". This 3rd printing from 12/1938 after a first in 9/38 is clean, tight, square with sharp corners and internally unmarked. It is lightly rubbed at the slightly age darkened spine. It has 139, bright, clear pages bound in blue cloth covered boards with illegible titles on the spine.

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        The War the Infantry Knew 1914-1919. A Chronicle of Service in France and Belgium with The Second Battalion His Majesty's Twenty-Third Foot, The Royal Welch Fusiliers: founded on personal records, recollections and reflections, assembled, edited and partly written by One of their Medical Officers.

      London: P.S. King & Son Ltd., 1938 - Octavo. Original red cloth, title gilt to the spine, initials of the regiment gilt to the upper board. Ends and corners rubbed, the spine a touch discoloured, a very good copy. 27 leaves of sketch-maps bound in at the rear. First edition, one of just 500 copies privately produced by the author, now very scarce, this a superb Royal Welch Fusiliers association copy, with gilt supralibros; "Presented to the Officers of the 2nd Bn. The Royal Welch Fusiliers by Lieutenant-Colonel D.M. Barchard", and with the ink stamp "Officers' Mess. 2nd Bn. Royal Welch Fusiliers" to front pastedown. Barchard was commissioned in the RWF in 1911 and served in the 1st Bn in the early months before the war before being captured and spending the next four years in captivity in Germany. In 1939 he was Commanding Officer, 2nd Bn in Hong Kong, then in Lucknow. An inked note to the title page identifies the author as "Dr. Dunne [sic.] of Glasgow. Appears as Dr. Munro in Sassoon's 'Sherston's Progress'. Had served in the Yeomanry in South Africa and won the DCM as a trooper." During the Second World War the 2nd Bn. served in India and Madagascar. The battalion included the authors of two of the most famous literary accounts of the Great War, Graves and Sassoon, with the latter contributing a chapter to the present work entitled "A Subaltern's Service in Camp and in Action," covering the period from March 12th to April 16th, 1917, which is described as, "An early draft of pages of Memoirs of an Infantry Officer." Graves offered to contribute, but Dunn was not an admirer of Goodbye to all that, and declined his offer. Graves is mentioned, disparagingly, a handful of times in the text. Dunn's is an extraordinary book, in the Face of Battle John Keegan described it as "one of the most interesting and revealing books of its type a genuinely truthful and fascinating picture of the war as it was for the infantry." Compiled in diary form from the reminiscences of around 50 members of the Battalion, it is without doubt the most authentic account of the experience of the Western Front at Battalion level. Providing complete confirmation of the old cliché that war is '90% boredom and 10% sheer terror,' these accounts provide remarkable insight into the mental state invoked by the conditions of trench warfare. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Jagdgeschwader Horst Wessel - Bearbeitet im Auftrage des Stabschefs der SA. von Obersturmbannführer Hans Peter Hermel.

      mit Widmung in deutscher Schrift: "Meinem lb. Kameraden Schwarzmeier Ferdinand zum Julifest 1938". Eine Kopie der Widmung füge ich bei. Der Zustand des Buches ist gut, vielleicht ein paar kleine Abnutzungen - altersbedingt, nicht vom Lesen. Der Schnitt oben ist nachgedunkelt, das Buch stand im Regal. Bildanhang 12 Fotos (zwei Beispiele sind beigefügt)

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        Waga niwa o utsusu Photographing my Garden

      First edition. 74 photographic plates. Japanese text. Large 8vo. Original decorated cloth in dust wrapper (lacking slipcase), overall still a very good copy. 111, [xiv] (ads.)pp. Tokyo, ARS, dated: Showa 13 [i.e.

      [Bookseller: Maggs Bros. Ltd.]
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        Homage to Catalonia.

      Secker and Warburg. 1938. 8vo., original apple green cloth lettered in gilt on spine. A very good copy. First edition.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Blank on the Map

      St Paul's House, London, EC4.: Hodder & Syoughton, Limited, 1938 VG, 1st ed, 1938, 38 pls (with 50 images), complete. In the original black cloth, red ink titles, corners brushed, 1 small edge bump. Spine, gilt titles, edges bumped. Internally, half title, frontis, [6][, (vii-xv), [3], [1], 2-299 pp, 38 pls with 50 images, 3 maps (including 1 coloured & 1 folding), numerous chapter header & footers by Pares, no inscriptions, 2 faint small spots to spine. Contains chapters by JB Auden on Panmah and on Legends by HW Tilman, as well as map making by Michael Spender. A very good copy of an important book exploring the Karakoram, north of the main range. (Folio, 144*220 mm). (Neate 367).

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        Thoroughbred Racing Stock and its Ancestors. The Authentic Origin of Pure Blood. Many Voices Concerning the Horses of the World with Additional Chapters from the Notes of the Late Lady Anne Blunt (15th Baroness Wentworth) and Wilfred Scawen Blunt, on the Arabian Breed, Collected, Edited, and Enlarged, with a History of the Thouroughbred Racehorse and the Horses of the East and West.

      London: George Allen and Unwin, 1938. FIRST EDITION. Quarto, pp. 475 [1]. With 388 black and white plates, as well as a large folding map of Arabian tribal territories and 21 colour plates, including a frontispiece. Errata slip to p.19. In recent burgundy full morocco with raised bands, gilt titles to spine and marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Original red cloth from upper board and spine bound in at rear.Very good indeed. Judith Blunt-Lytton (Lady Wentworth) was the owner of the Crabbet Arabian Stud from 1917 until her death. Founded by her parents in 1878 though contacts made in Aleppo, the stud became the single most important source of thoroughbred Arabian horses, with more than 90% of current thoroughbreds tracing their bloodlines back to Crabbet ancestors.

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        Norm Nevills--Collection of 15 Photographs

      Photographs. This collection of photographs chronicles the river trips of one of the most famous whitewater river runners, Norm Nevills. Collection includes 14 photographs and 1 postcard with images taken between 1938 and 1952. Most photographs depict "Nevills Expedition" river trips with one photograph of a "Mexican Hat Expeditions" river trip, one photograph of Otis "Doc" Marston, and one photograph of Norm and his wife Doris. Three of the photographs depict the same image, each a different size, of the group with the dory "Music Temple" of Nevills Expeditions. Photographs vary in size, measuring as follows: eight 7"x5", two 10" x 8", one 8"x 4 ¾", one 4 ¾"x 3 ½", one 5"x3", one 8 ½" x6 ½", and one postcard measuring 5 ½"x 3 ½". All photographs are in very good condition, all have pencil marginalia and/or rubber stamp with date, photographer or provenance on verso; some photographs have light wear to edges and a few have light soiling affecting content; postcard has blue marginalia on front, affecting content. Norm Nevills, river runner, is most widely known for his river trip down the San Juan and Colorado Rivers in 1938, which lasted 43 days and was historic due to the two women who accompanied him and completed the trip. Dr. Elzada Clover, a University of Michigan botanist, and a graduate student, Lois Jotter, wanted to catalogue the flora of the Grand Canyon and engaged Nevills to organize the trip. One photo included here, depicts three of the crew of the 1938 river run, Nevills, Don Harris, hired to pilot the dory "Mexican Hat", and Dr. Elzada Clover, eating a melon in Lee's Ferry, Arizona. Another remarkable photo included is of Nevills, Randall Henderson, founder of Desert Magazine, and Al Millate sitting in the "WEN," Norm Nevills' boat he took on the 1938 trip. These are marvelous photographs documenting an extraordinary time in river running history. Please call for more images. .

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        The Single Hound

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1938. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good +. WARMLY INSCRIBED BY MAY SARTON on the front free endpaper. (The inscription is undated but appears to be quite early). A very sharp copy to boot of the 1938 1st edition of her first published novel. Tight and Near Fine in a crisp, price-intact, VG+ dustjacket, with very faint wear --and just a touch of creasing-- along the panel edges and very light soiling to the rear panel. Octavo, a very presentable, handsome copy.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        Les vanilliers

      - Gallimard, Paris 1938, 12x19cm, broché. - Edizione che non era derivato grandi documenti, copie di un servizio stampa. Raro e prezioso dedica autografa firmata dall'autore Germaine Krull. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale dont il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Rare et précieux envoi autographe signé de Georges Limbour à Germaine Krull.

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        dead stars light

      london: methuen, 1938 reasonable condition has normal dirt stains and blemishes associated with age in books no d/j slight bumping at bottom of spine , some browning on blank page. The author who is writing under an assumed name w3as banned for a period in Ireland . we can find no other listing of this book. We are willing to receive sensible offers

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        La Famille Cardinal [DESIGN BINDING - Gruel] , [Degas Illustrations]

      Paris: Auguste Blaizot & Fils, 1938. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Degas, Edgar. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. 161 p. Signed by Illustrator(s). Limited edition, this no. 142 of 325 copies (plus 25 hors de commerce), in a lavish design binding, the only book considered to have been illustrated by Degas. Bound by the Parisian bookbinding atelier of Gruel, with their stamp on the front turn-in. Sarah Prideaux, one of the noted women bookbinders of the period, stated that the Gruel atelier 'is the oldest established of all described in this paper (Bookbinders and Their Craft).founded in 1811. from its earliest days the business has always had the highest reputation, both for initiative in artistic matters, as well as for irreproachable execution in the detail of its many-sided achievements. It has indeed been the nursery of all the chief binders of the time, and no other house in any country has a roll-call of such distinguished names'. Considered the only book illustrated by Degas. His close friend Ludovic Halevy, writer and librettist of Carmen, "documented Paris backstage activity in short stories gathered into one volume called La Famille Cardinal. Degas illustrated these fictional adventures of Pauline and Virginie Cardinal and their parents. Halevy, however, failed to recognize the greatness of these monotypes", which remained unpublished until 1938 when they were purchased at auction, reduced and reproduced by photogravure for this work (N.B., from web site of Virginia Commonwealth University, published January 15, 2014). ***DESCRIPTION: Binding of full rust-coloured morocco, lavishly decorated on both the front and back boards with gilt and black, in a pattern of swirls and dots recalling the gaiety and footlights of the Parisian stage; the spine has four raised bands, gilt lettering, the compartments decorated with gilt and black rules and dots; the edges of the boards have thin black and gilt lines, the turn-ins are decorated to match the boards. All edges are gilt, lined with rose-coloured watered silk doublures, with the original wraps bound in. Title page in red and black; chapter headings, initial capitals, and page numbers in red. Illustrated with 32 photogravures of monotypes by Degas, the etchings done by Maurice Potin, with an additional two in-text etchings; of the 32 photogravures, six are in full colour. Limited edition of 325 copies (plus 25 not for sale), this no. 142; folio size (approximately 12.5" tall), 161 numbered pages. ***CONDITION: Fine. ***POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply as the standard does not always cover costs; please contact us for details. ***Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB, and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.

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        Urkunde mit eigenh. U.

      Berlin, 28. IV. 1938. - 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. Gr.-4to. Urkunde über die Verleihung des goldenen Treudienst-Ehrenzeichens an Oswald Knäbel, Reichsrichter beim Reichsfinanzhof, in Anerkennung von dessen vierzigjähriger treuer Tätigkeit. - Mit blindgepr. Reichsadler.

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        Podvig dostoinyi stalinskoi epokhi Fotoseriya Sost V Kazulin Feat Worthy of Stalin Era Photo Series Compiled by V Kazulin

      First edition, 41 numbered photographic plates, 280x200mm., original card folder with photographic illustration to cover and titles printed in blue, folder restored with flaps reattached, one replaced, spine rebacked, hinges starting, some nicks and chips to margins of plates, ink ownership inscription in Russian to inside of one flap. [1], 41ll. Moscow, Soyuzfoto, Fotokhudozhnik,

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        Les Carreaux de Revetement de l'ancienne russie - 1-re Partie XV-e - XVII-e siecles (Die Wandfliesen des alten Russland) - Russisch/Französisch 1938 komplett

      Edition de l'Academie d'Architecture de L'U.R.S.S. Moscou 1938 - Die Wandfliesen des alten Rußland - Teil 1. 15 Jh. - 17. Jh. Leinenmappe mit 87 farb. Tafeln auf Einzelblättern. Komplett. Mit einem 91seitigen russisch/französischen Erläuterungsband in Broschurbindung, Inhalt: Apercu historique sur la production et l'emploi des cerreaux de revètement dans l'ancienne Russie. Reliefs et balustres en brique du XVeme siecle. Carreaux vernisses et carreaux de poele de XVIeme siecle. La ceramique de Pskov. Le ceramique de villes Staritza et Dmitrov. La ceramique de Moscou. Carreaux en terre culte du XVIeme siecle. Carreaux emailles a sujets en relief. Die Erläuterung trägt die Nummer 356. Die Leinenmappe ist gering bestoßen, wenig berieben, leicht angeschmutzt, unbeschädigt, Innenklappen gering angebräunt, etwas lichtrandig, Vorderdeckelinnenseite mit kleinem Besitzervermerk, Farbtafeln sehr leicht angebräunt, kaum angeschmutzt, unbeschädigt, Erläuterungsband auf Einband und Rücken etwas lichtrandig, etwas angebräunt, wenig angeschmutzt, Schnitt etwas angebräunt, wenig angeschmutzt, Seiten leicht angebräunt, sauber, Gesamtzustand gut. ca. 1600 gr. Size: Folio [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Unvanquished Drawings By Edward Shenton

      8vo. New York: Random House, [1938]. 8vo., [vi], [1]-293 pp., title-page printed in black and red with vignette, and seven headpieces. Original gray cloth with vignette stamped in red and dark-blue to upper board, and lettering in red and dark-blue to backstrip, top-edge red, original dust-jacket of similar design. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with only the faintest hint of age toning at backstrip. Slipped in is a an article clipped from The New York Times dated Monday, June 4, 1962, "Books of the Times." First edition. Seven short stories originally published in the Saturday Evening Post, here published for the first time in sequential order. A nice little article about William Faulkner from The New York Times is slipped in.

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        L`AERONAUTICA ITALIANA NELL IMAGINE, 1487-1875. Bibliografia du Giuseppe Boffito con Aggiunte di Paolo Arrigoni;

      Milano 1938, Ohldr. und Lederecken, mehrfarbiger Deckeneinband mit Ballon, Goldschnitt, 88 S. Text und 100 S. 100 S. Bibliographie, 174 Tafeln mit Reproduktionen, Folio; Auflage 500 Ex. davon waren nur 100 im Handel. Ecken geringfügig bestossenBALLON LUFTFAHRT

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        Prelude for War

      Hodder & Stoughton, London 1938 - Prelude for War, Leslie Charteris, Hodder & Stoughton, London 1938, First edition and scarce copy. A very nice copy of this classic novel  featuring the character Simon Templar, The Saint, with a dust jacket in good + condition. Original faded and grubby covers of the book. Darkened spine.  Blue end papers in clean condition. Contents are clean. Hinge beginning to split on page 160. Dust jacket with professional restoration to the top and bottom of the spine. Light wear and darkening of the spine. 8vo 319 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      [Shanghai 1938]. Leatherette binding, spine 3/4 chipped away & back cover lacks 3+cm. paper covering, book solid, sound, captions & preface in English/Japanese, 23 x 31 cm., 400 b.w photos, all in all good plus. FIRST & ONLY RARE EDITION GRIM JAPANESE MILITARY PHOTOS:THE FALL OF SHANGHAI & NANKING *** This work was the results of three photographers: the famous and celebrated Tamagawa Toyokichi of Osaka, the main photographer, who was assisted by Tamagawa Denn [his brother or ? relative], and Yamazaki Yoshimi. Each traveled with a different military group of the Japanese army in China, recording for posterity, the true and brutal Japanese take-over of civilian Shanghai and environs. It covers the "Incident" from July 7, 1937 -August 15, 1945. Co-editor was Nishino Yoshio. The work was officially censored by the Riku-Kai Gun Hodoh-Bu Kenn-Etsu, or the press bureau of the Japanese Imperial Navy and Army. The photograps were taken by Tamagawa Toyokichi, Tamagawa Hiroshi and Yamazaki Yoshimi. * This photographic resource was taken to record the actions of the "Glorious Japanese Army" and their successful results in the Fall of Shanghai & Nanking, China's capitol. Japan's provocation for this battle was famous incident staged by Japanese politicians, known as the "Marco Polo bridge incident."Wherein the Japanese claimed that on July 7, 1937, two Japanese military men were murdered at their post on the Marco Polo bridge by Chinese Kuomingtang regulars. After this a full-scale Japanese invasion of Shanghai and the rape and sacking of Nanking occurred. Japan's brutal air bombing of civilian targets continued. This is the record of that landing and those military assaults on the Chinese population and on Chinese soil. It was the key instrument for Japan to occupy China setting the stage for the Pacific War. * Taken from the Japanese point of view, the whole work is a celebratory publication to commemorate successful Japanese military in action during the capture of Shanghai and the brutal Rape of Nanking. Ultimately ending in the Japanese establishment of a Chinese puppet government in Nanking. This was the ultimate goal of the Japanese to militarily and politically control all of China and Manchuria as found in the secret plan of war. * This work contains superb photos of the victorious Japanese army and navy in action. From the beginning of this book, we are presented a grand view of Japan's elite and highest military officers. Excellent tipped-in photos grace this book, showing: Minster of Navy: Mitsumasa Yonai; Vice Adm- ial Kiyoshi Hasegawa and General Iwane Matsui; General S. Hata, commander of the Central China army; historic group photos of the commanders and leading officers; followed by a great number of action photos showing the advance, bombing, attacks on the Chinese and their cities. Panic in Shanghai streets as rumor spread of the eminent war breaking out. The removal of Japanese from China as they leave China homeward bound. War council meetings of the Japanese military as they prepare for the attack on Shanghai. Arrival of Japanese lan- ding party: marines and soldiers follow plain-clothes Japan- ese agents who pointed out the enemy strong-holds. China's early response to the Japanese invasion by six Chinese air- force planes. Great battle at Character Bridge by Japanese sailors, and fierce attacks. Chinese bombardment of Japanese military vessels in Pootong. Cooperation of Japanese naval & army forces to bombard coastal areas; retalitation of Japan- ese air force. Japanese sinking of Chinese shipping across the Wanpoo River, and blockade. Tremendous & terrible attac- ks on the Chinese army and civilian targets. Eastern Shang- hai, schools, universities, factories now main targets. Chi- nese poison water wells. Japanese capture of Chinese head- quarters located in Shanghai city government buildings. * Japan's air attack on Shanghai's railway superintendent offices, Chapei battle, naval air fleet attacks on Nanking, devastation of all Chinese air-dromes, arrival of massive Japanese naval vessels on the Yangtze River. Woosung landing of additional Japanese forces, air bombing of Ninpoo city and rail station, landing at Hangcow, route of Chinese. The sinking of large number of Chinese war ships, fall of Nan- king, December 17th, 1937.and the triumph march of Japanese troops through the Chenhwa Gate. * Japanese attack and capture of Tsingtao in Shantung Province the victory march of Japanese army cavalry over the famous Shanghai land-mark the Garden Bridge, and infantry marching down Nanking road. The Japanese Consulate General's office under fire from Chinese war planes, and a final review of the troops by Admiral Hata on March 10th, Japanese Army Day. * The historic establishment of the Chinese puppet government in Nanking showing the new Japanese-appointed Chinese admin- strators [collaborators !!] wearing traditional Chinese long gowns. More photos of that celebration, pomp and ceremony. * A final page shows a series of four photos: with a note in Japanese [with English translation] about the death of the editor of this book who was mortally wounded on Oct 14th, from a Chinese mortar shell; another shows the editor, Mr. Nishihara being helped by other colleagues who were photog- raphers of this book; and a photo of the actual and deadly mortar shell and the impression it left in the street ! There is a typed note tipped on to the first fly leaf in English: "As a momento of the eventful days we went through in August-October, 1937. With compliments T. Tamagawa, September 17th, 1938." * The overall condition of the binding is fairly good, there is some darkening to the covering material, and the spine covering is nearly gone, and also lacks a strip f rom about 1-5 cm. missing on the back leading edge. A small spot on the front cover also gone but polished. We are overly crit- ical on the condition of our books so be assured it's prob- ably in better condition than we express here. The book is otherwise stable, internally clean & solid, without any fox- ing or other defects whatsoever. Due to the condition, one can theorize that the book may have either survived the American fire-bombing of Osaka where it was printed, or in Shanghai where a copy remained based on the English language presentation slip tipped, one could assume it was held by a foreigner located in the war zone...perhaps a German Axis colleague or other friend. * This work shows for all time, the actual events carried out by the Japanese from their point of view. The Chinese natur- ally have & recorded a substantially different set of brutal photographs & historical works on this same battle. Suffice to say, there are very few records from the Japanese side about the fall of Shanghai and the rape of Nanking. This is certainly one of a very few, a true and definitive primary resource on resource on the subject. * CONDITION: The book was bound in a brown "leatherette" type paper covers looking like leather. There are some 3/4 of the spine cover lacking, and the back covers lack a strip at the leading edge from top to bottom, approximately 1.5 x 4 cm. wide. The work was printed on heavy paper, which is soild and firm. The binding is solid, and the book is NOT shaken. There is minor corner and edge wear to the covers. Given the age and nature of the materials used, this book is still by and large, in remarkably good condition. * RARITY: This book is rare. Printed in a Deluxe edition, binding and size for the period. It was clearly a work designed to show the world of Japan's strength and willingness to conquer China at all cost, regardless of the opinion of others. It was the "New Japan" and they were going to give the world a good look at their success over the Chinese. While the book does not state any limitation in terms of number of copies printed, this sort of word was limited to a small number of copies. By and large they were distributed to their allies and other foreign diplomatic corps as a 'warning' and 'advice' to the Japanese sentiment and eagerness to consume China. After all, just which people on the planet during this time would find such a book interesting and of benifical use ? * .

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      LES BELLES LETTRES, Parisiis 1938 - PUBLICATIONS DE LA FACULTE' DES LETTRES DE L'UNIVERSITE' DE STRASBOURG Francese Fasc. 88 della collana, pagine ancora intonse, brunite ai bordi da fattore tempo e con rara fioritura, in francese con alcune parti del testo in greco e latino, brossura editoriale morbida, scolorita, con lieve fioritura ed usura ai bordi, dorso ingiallito, con strappi, mancanza e tracce di colla

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        Privately produced photo album.

      [Scotland, c. 1938]. Square 4to, 2 volumes. Patterned cloth and plain green cloth, c. 110 original photos (various formats; in the first volume mostly 58 x 82 mm, in the second 110 x 168 mm), all neatly mounted on one side of stiff carton leaves with tissue guards, captioned by hand; apart from light fading of spine and one flaw to upper portion of one spine, in very glood and clean condition; the photos are very sharp and clear, with real depth and good tonal range. This unique and privatley produced photo album with unpublished photos was taken during a trip around Scotland. The unknown photographer clearly had artisitc inclinations and a good sense of composition. He visited Oban, Tobermory, the Garreloch Isles, Iona, Ben Nevis, Elgin Abbey, Aberdeen and St. Blair's College, Loch Awe, Staffa, Isle of Mull, and Linlithgow. A few photos (not counted here) are of York and the Netherlands.

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        Max and the White Phagocytes.

      - Paris; The Obelisk Press, 1938. (Villa Seurat Series No. 2). First edition. 22x15,5 cm. 324 pp. Original printed wrappers. Unopened. The oversized wrappers are a bit chipped, especially at spine ends and top and bootom margins of front wrapper. Spine and wrappers are also slightly toned. There is a small black stain on front inner flap. Contents are fine. A fine copy of a book which is very hard to find in better condition than this. The front flap has the original price of 75 francs. The book, Miller's first collection of short stories, was issued in 1000 copies. Armstrong & Myers, Of Obelisks and Daffodils 57. Shifreen & Jackson A19a. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Patrik Andersson, Antikvariat.]
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        Landschaft, Hochsauerland - Öl auf Holz

      Ohne 1938 (1938). Maße: ca. 54 cm x 35 cm, unten rechts monogrammiert, rückseitig betitelt und signiert, im Holzrahmen mit silberfarben verzierter Leiste, (Rahmen mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren/gering berieben) - Eberhard Viegener war ein deutscher Expressionist und Vertreter der Neuen Sachlichkeit sowie Landschaftsmaler - Versand D: 5,90 EUR originale Kunst/ Graphik/ Plakate

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        The Sword in the Stone

      London: Collins, 1938. First edition of the first volume in the White's tetralogy, The Once And Future King. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with light rubbing and small chips to the extremities. T.H. White drew inspiration from both Malory's Morte d'Arthur and his own experiences as a schoolmaster when creating the story of the young, future king and Merlyn, his magical tutor. "The characterizations are exceptionally fine and the story has a perfect blend of humor and sentimentality" (Anatomy of Wonder 5-318). "Few would deny its romance and humanity" (An English Library, 56). Although White substantially revised the book for its 1958 inclusion in The Once and Future King, this original version remains "one of the finest children's fantasies of the 20th century" (Clute & Grant). Walt Disney made an animated movie adaptation of The Sword in the Stone, first released on December 25, 1963. It was awarded the Retro-Hugo Award for Best Novel for 1939.

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        Album from: N.V. Lanbouw-Maatschappij ,,Ketanen" 1898-1938.

      Soerabaja, 1938. Original photographs, 29 silver prints, 66pp, (11,5 x 16 cm) mounted, also with the text on cardboard, and a folding leaf in 7 compartments with the factory results from 1901 to 1936. The pictures show portraits, the history, rebuildings, the producing and fabrication of the sugar. The sugarfactory Ketanen, in the resident of Soerabaja, belongs to the oldest on the island of Java. KEYWORDS:indonesia/java/photo

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        Lazy Liza Lizard

      John Winston 1938 - First edition in worn covers. A scarce children's book. Some childlike paste-downs and tape repair on front endpapers and cover stains. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Helen Keller and Polly Thomson signed photograph

      1938 - Signed by both Helen Keller and Polly Thomson. Helen Keller inscribed the photo "To Miss Agnes Young with kind regards Helen Keller April 7th 1938". Photograph measures to 9.5" x 7.5". ; Folio 13" - 23" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: William Chrisant & Sons FABA, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Dessin original à Nelly de Vogüé

      Drawing in autograph ink from Antoine de Saint-Exupéry to his mistress, Nelly de Vogüé. New York , 30 avril 1938 16,2x21,5cm une feuille

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        Dear Octopus: A Comedy in Three Acts

      London: William Heinemann, 1938. Very Good/Very Good. First edition. Small bookstore label on the front pastedown, page edges a little soiled, a very good plus copy in near very good dustwrapper with some modest tears, especially along the edge of the front flap, and with a modestly darkened spine with a few splash marks. A play by the author of I Capture the Castle and The Hundred and One Dalmatians, this was the basis for the 1943 film (released in the U.S. as The Randolph Family) directed by Harold French, and featuring Margaret Lockwood and Michael Wilding. Very scarce.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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