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        THE LAD AND THE LION ..

      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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        The Evolution of Physics: The Growth of Ideas from Early Concepts to Relativity and Quanta.

      Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 1938 - First edition. Octavo, original blue cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper in the year of publication. The recipient, Heinz Norden was the editor of Albert Einstein's book Einstein on Peace. He served as a publisher and "among the authors he translated and brought to publication were Goethe, Thomas Mann and Albert Einstein" (The New York Times). Fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with a few small closed tears. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Trade editions signed by Einstein are uncommon, examples with such significant association are rare. Upon publication The Saturday Review of Literature praised Evolution of Physics as "masterly Einstein and Infeld’s book should do much to spread an understanding and appreciation one of the great dramas in the evolution of human thought." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        CAMPO DI MARTE, quindicinale di azione letteraria ed artistica (1938-1939) Direttore ENRICO VALLECCHI- CONSISTENTE PARTE DI TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO, Firenze, Vallecchi, 1938

      - giornali formato 24,5 x 50, pagine variabili (4-8) Redattori ALFONSO GATTO e VASCO PRATOLINI che ne furono le "anime" . Il periodico, con uscite irregolari, si caratterizzò per concrete iniziative di "fronda" ma ebbe anche un notevole peso culturale, specialmente con la poesia ermetica in primo piano ma anche prestando attenzione e rilievo a molti autori stranieri (Poe Edgard, Puskin. John Keats, Mallarmé, Valery Paul). Molti numeri sono stati arricchiti da incisioni e disegni di Cantatore, Capocchini, Morandi Giorgio, Carr? Carlo, Guttuso. G.Mucchi, Ottone Tosai, Arturo Tosi. I collaboratori furono di grande rilievo e tiene conto elencarli in dettaglio. Berti L., Bertocchi N., BETOCCHI C., BIGONGIARI P. BILENCHI R., CARLO BO, Calamandrei F., Carli E., Dal Fabbro B., DELFINI A., FALQUI E., FERRATA G., Franchi R., GADDA C.E., GATTO ALFONSO, GIULIOTTI D., Hermet, Landolfi T., LISI NICOLA, MARIO LUZI, MACRI' R., Manzini G., Mazzucchelli, EUGENIO MONTALE, PARRONCHI A., SANDRO PENNA, PRATOLINI V., QUASIMODO S., BERTO RICCI, CAMILLLO SBARBARO, VITTORIO SERENI, SINISGALLI, SOLMI S., Tofanelli, TOZZI F., ULIVI FERRUCCIO, VIGORELLI G., VITTORINI E. La nostra raccolta è cosi' composta ANNO PRIMO 1938 NUM. 1 (1 agosto), 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. ANNO SECONDO 1939 NUM. 10-1 (1 gernnaio) 2, 3, 4-5-6, poi uscirono ancora 4 giornali e l'ultimo nel luglio.agosto 1939(che non sono qui presenti) L'eredit? di questa rivista venne poi raccolta da INCONTRO che usci' sempre da edizioni Vallecchi e diretta dallo stesso ENRICO VALLECCHI nel 1940 dal 10 febbraio al dicembre. La rara raccolta è alloggiata in cartella rigida creata appositamente per ben conservare i giornali che qui sono spianati ed hanno qualche piega centrale residua) - Sul mercato è presente una edizione anastatIica, Ma quelli che noi proponiamo SONO GIORNALI ORIGINALI che sono "un'altra cosa" Questo lotto viene offerto a euro

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        Three Guineas.

      The Hogarth Press, London., 1938. First edition. Octavo. 329 pages. Black and white plates. The author develops some of the ideas which ran through her final novel The Years.Practically none of the usual darkening to the spine. Free endpapers tanned. Very good indeed in very good dustwrapper, designed by Vanessa Bell, a little nicked and chipped at the edges and darkened at the spine.

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        Solitude: A Poem.

      The Hogarth Press, London., 1938. First edition. Octavo. A fifty-page poem. Vellum-backed cloth covers.Number 58 of 100 copies signed by the author and printed on japan paper.Small gift inscription on front endpapers. Head and tail of spine very slightly bumped. Fine in very good, slightly nicked dustwrapper slightly creased at the edges, darkened at the spine and with a 1cm tear.

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        Journey to the Border.

      The Hogarth Press, London., 1938. First edition. Octavo. 256 pages. The author's first novel, of which 1200 copies were printed.Fine in near-fine, slightly marked dustwrapper faintly tanned at the spine and with one small nick. A lovely copy of what is now a scarce book.

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        The Poetical Works and Other Writings of John Keats [8 vols]

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1938 - 735 of 1050 copies. Illustrated with photogravures. Revised edition with notes, appendices and additions, and an introduction. Volumes are in overall very good+ condition with minor wear on covers and inside. The work of John Keats represents a gem in English romantic literature and poetry, to be included in the ranks of those of Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley. These eight volumes gather the poems, poetical works, prose and letters from 1815 to 1820, of the great writer, capturing his delightful verse style and tragic prose to present every aspect of his work. Lavish illustrations complete this magnificent collection. Color blind-tooled covers show minimal aging with some occasional staining and toning along shoulders and ends of spine. Boards are mostly clean with minimal fading. Corners are sharp with minimal rubbing. Spine has titleblock with text in bright gilt and occasional toning and scarce staining. Binding is secure. Endpapers show discreet toning with a shadow possibly from binding along hinge. Frontispieces have intact tissue guards and are in great condition with minimal toning. Illustrations are well-maintained with few toning. Interior is mildly age-toned with scarce occasional stains. Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks. Number of copy written opposite half-title page. (See photos) Text block edges are deckled with gilt along edge. Slipcases are in good condition showing mild overall toning and occasional finger marks. Volume 1 displays slight staining on head. (See photos) Volume 5 has a mark and some staining on slipcase. (See photos) Volume 8 exhibits some rubbing on upper corners of slipcase. Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear. 155 (vol 1) + 284 (vol 2) + 336 (vol 3) + 252 (vol 4) + 390 (vol 5) + 198 (vol 6) + 308 (vol 7) + 323 (vol 8) pages. 6.25 x 9.75 inches. * Postage for oversized and international shipping will be calculated by size and weight. AbeBooks shipping quotes are ESTIMATES only. If actual shipping cost is less than the AbeBooks estimate, it is our practice to REFUND the difference to the buyer. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Unvanquished. Drawings By Edward Shenton.

      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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        (Photo album): Crookston, Minnesota

      Crookston, Minnesota, 1938. Fair. Octavo album. Spiral bound in flexible cloth wrappers. 121 gelatin silver images, various sizes, 3" x 4" probably being near the average. Many captioned in ink with dates and locations. The spirals are largely unspiraled, wrappers and some leaves chipped, about good; images are near fine. Album kept by a young woman, probably from Crookston, Minnesota, where many of the images are identified from, although some depict visits to realtively local areas (Bemiji, Grand Forks, N.D.) or vacations (Miami Beach and Lexington, Kentucky). The earliest images depict the compiler (usually identified as "Me") as a (probably high school) drum majorette, and later as a young wife (married to "John") and mother. Probably the largest percentage of identified images come from Crookston, and there are several images of the Crookston Pirates, a professional baseball team in the Northern League, with several players identified - it is possilbe that "John" was on the team. A pleasing albeit somewhat pedestrian album, in need of some modest preservation.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Seven Photographs from the Aftermath of a Fatal Car Accident on Rt. 30, Outside Greensburg, PA

      Greensburg, PA, 1938. Paperback. Near Fine. Seven 8x 10 photographs of the scene of a deadly automobile accident on November 20th, 1938 at 3:20 am. The accident happened on Rt. 30, 3 miles East of Greensburg, PA. Joseph Seeno (Aged 24) and Dorothy Henninger (23) were killed in the crash, and two others were injured. The photographs show the mangled vehicles, the skid marks on the road shoulder, and the splintered telephone line that the vehicle crashed into. A subtle splatter of blood is present on the road in one photo, the only indication of life lost (Alas, the watchful eyes of T.J. Eckleburg were not present to witness this tragedy.) Near fine condition, with finger smudging to extremities of photographs. Housed in protective mylar. Digital images available upon request.

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        The Subjugated Beast

      London: Herbert Jenkins, 1938. A first edition, first printing published by Herbert Jenkins in 1938. A very good book with fading to the titles. Some marks to the rear board. Ownership inscription to the front pastedown. Tear to the half title page. Corners and edges show wear. Of legendary scarcity, this macabre genius story involves cannibals and a husband feeding his wife raw meat. Just a run of the mill plot really...

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        200,000 Feet on Foula.

      

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        Quatorze dessins originaux de nus féminins]

      - QUATORZE DESSINS ORIGINAUX de nus féminins, monogrammés et datés, en couleurs, exécutés à la mine de plomb, à l'aquarelle et au pastel, à Berlin vers 1938. Ces dessins au format: 21cm x12cm sont montés sur des feuilles de fort papier couleur chamois de 27cm x18 cm, et protégés par des serpentes de papier sulfurisé décoré. L'ensemble est présenté dans une reliure d’époque à spirale, plats en pleine toile écrue. Les femmes dévêtues ont le style des vedettes du music-hall des années trente. Ces compositions témoignent de la prédilection quasi obsessionnelle de l'artiste pour les parties pointues du corps féminin (seins, ongles) et de ses accessoires (talons de chaussures). Ces dessins sont d'une belle facture et d'un trait léger et précis. Leur habile dessinateur, Clemens SCHMALSTICH (1880-1960) était aussi et surtout un compositeur allemand d'opéras et de musiques de films et chef d'orchestre. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Die innere Gestalt der nordischen Frau. Eine seelenkundliche Untersuchung

      Berlin, Hans Bott 1938. Gebunden ohne SU, 105 Seiten. Frakturschrift. Nur leichte Zeitspuren, gutes Exemplar ohne Läsuren, nicht stockig.

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        Tim and Lucy Go To Sea

      Oxford University Press, London., [1938]. First edition. Folio. Unpaginated. 31 pages of text. Copiously illustrated in colour by Edward Ardizzone. Pictorial boards.Covers a little sprung and slightly rubbed at edges. Very good indeed in the very scarce, very good dustwrapper a little marked in places with some rubbing to the edges and several short closed tears.

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        The Writings of Gilbert White of Selborne.

      The Nonesuch Press, London., 1938. First edition. Royal octavo. Two volumes: pp xxxii, 311; viii, 356. Wood engravings and title-page designs by Eric Ravilious. Full buckram with gilt devices by Ravilious on the front covers and in panels on the spine. Folding line map of Selborne in 1842. Top edges gilt. One of 850 sets.Faint traces of small bookplate removed from front pastedown of each volume. Another small label removed from front pastedown on Vol. 1. One corner of each volume slightly bumped. Spines a little faded as usual. Very good indeed set in very good marbled slipcase rubbed at the edges.

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        LA CINA E I PROBLEMI DELL'ASIA CENTRALE

      GIUSEPPE PRINCIPATO, MESSINA 1938 - BIBLIOTECA DI CULTURA POLITICA ITALIANO Firma appartenenza al frontespizio, pagine brunite da fattore tempo, con lievissima fioritura e con alcune sottolineature con matite colorate, brossura editoriale morbida, con fioritura e con strappetti ai bordi

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        Gone with the Wind (Cast Signed)

      New York: The Macmillan Company, 1938. Later printing. Very Good +/Very Good +. One of the copies that was circulated by the director, Victor Fleming, to give as a gift. In this case, gifted to Stan Johnson, art director at Fox Studios, and passed down through his family. Signed by the following cast and crew: Clark Gable (Rhett Butler), Vivien Leigh (Scarlett O'Hara), Olivia de Havilland (Melanie Hamilton), George Reeves (Brent Tarleton), Fred Crane (Stuart Tarleton), Laura Hope Crews (Aunt 'Pittypat' Hamilton), Jane Darwell (Mrs. Merriweather), Butterfly McQueen (Prissy), Alicia Rhett (India), Will Price (technical advisor), Richard Mueller (color consultant), and Ridgeway Callow (Assistant Director). Also signed by the wife of the recipient, Leola Y. Johnson. Passed to Stan and Leola's son James Douglas, an actor who was active from the late 1950s until the 80s, and then to his son, Cort Douglas (with signed letter of provenance from him). Grey cloth with titles stamped in blue, original dust jacket. Second October, 1938 printing, which makes sense given that production started late in 1938 and filming didn't begin until January 1939. Delays necessary to secure Clark Gable for the lead and find Vivien Leigh for the role of Scarlett. Book Very Good+ to Near Fine. Slight wear to the spine ends and outer hinges, minor offsetting from home-made paper dust wrapper (now discarded) on the half-title. In a Very Good+ dust jacket with several small chips and a few short tears. Book and dust jacket without repair or restoration. One of the great films of all time, signed by most of the key cast members and with impeccable provenance. A book that rarely comes on the market. Very Good + in Very Good + dust jacket.

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        Sul gatto cenni fisiologico-morali del Dottor Giovanni Rajberti

      A cura e Spese della Farmaceutici Italia coi tipi del Bertieri - Milano, MILANO 1938 - ITALIANO Volume della prima metà del '900 in buono stato, coperta in cartoncino con cornice illustrata su piatto anteriore, macchie, ammaccatura sulle punte inferiori e sul piede, bordo e punte appena sfregati, tagli irregolari con accenno di fioritura, appena bruniti, pagine ben conservate. Con quattro ilustrazioni di Anselmo Bucci.

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        Nozioni di Prosodia e di Metrica con Esercizi Graduali

      G. C. Sansoni Editore, 1938. INTERLINGUE 0,08 Nuova tiratura. Brossura editoriale con titolo in rosso al piatto, copertina morbida in cartoncino con macchie, tracce di polvere, di fioritura e usura da scaffale, parziale distacco dei piatti, dorso con ammaccature e piccole mancanze, data, luogo e firma di appartenenza al piatto anteriore ed al frontespizio, rare sottolineature a pastello nel testo e ai margini, pagine lievemente ingiallite con tracce sparse di fioritura. Testo in italiano e in latino. Copia numerata n. 1222 USATO

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        Publikationen von 1889-1938).

      Div. Druckorte, 1889-1938. - 4 Bände. Leinenbände der Zeit. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        MORE FUN COMICS #29 D.C.-1938-CHARLIE CHAN-SIEGEL-SHUSTER-RADIO SQUAD

      DC 1938 - Doctor Occult, Barry O'Neil by Leo Omealia, Movie section has photo of Warner Oland as Charlie Chan, Radio Squad by Siegel and Shuster Historic early DC issue. Tape on spine and front cover, covers taped to spine. Contents supple and readable. Very nice example of a lower grade copy. Condition: G-

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        Exposition Wolfgang Paalen

      Paris: Galerie Renou et Colle, 1938. First Edition. Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Near Fine. 7 pages plus 3 black-and-white plates. An early exhibition catalog with a 25-item checklist. Paalen, a native of Austria, had recently joined the Surrealists and earlier in 1938 he played a major role in the International Exposition of Surrealism. In this, his third (?) solo show, Paalen debuts his fumages, paintings made by holding paper over a candle flame so it would absorb the smoke. A reproduction one of these works extends over the front and rear wrappers of this pamplhet. Soon after this show, Paalen would follow Breton to Mexico, where Paalen would stay, becoming one of the most influential Latin American surrealists. Uncommon and important. First edition (first printing). A fine copy in wrappers (paperback) with a glassine wrapper that is a bit chipped at the top of the spine.

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        Gastgeschenk. Eine Auswahl von Gedichten. Limitiertes u. signiertes Exemplar

      Berlin, Otto von Holten, 1938. 8°, Hardcover/Pappeinband 29 S. Originaler Pappeinband. Als Manuskript grdruckt in 200 Exemplaren. Unser Ex. trägt die Nummer 65. Mit Widmung an den Künstler \"Arthur Klingler / In herzlicher Gesinnung / Weihnachten 1938 / AH). Sehr seltenes u. guterhaltenes Exemplar der zweiten u. letzten Publikation von Gedichten vor seiner Ermorderung. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Deutsche Literatur nach 1900, Erste Ausgabe deutschen Autoren, Buch mit Widmung

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        Het Boek van PTT.

      - Leiden, Nerderlansche Rotogravure Mij, 1938, In-4 étroit, br., 49 pp. Edition originale .Chaque page de ce livre sur les PTT destiné aux enfants est une fête: Variations typographiques, photomontages, schémas, personnages en papier inspiré des figurines presque abstraites réalisées par Varvara Stepanova ( artiste russe et épouse d' Alexandre Rodtchenko), illustrations en noir et en couleur par Piet Zwart, designer hollandais ( 1885-1977). Livres [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A Guide to the Study of Anti-Semitism.

      Jewish Coordinating Council and numerous others 1938 - Jewish History, 1938-1947. 25 unusual, scarce publications. All are from the Library of Congress, and all have some sort of de-accession stamp (usually on the back page or cover) as well as a 6mm “LC” perforation usually on the title. They are all printed via some sort of offset process from typed originals, and all have a particular “homemade” sense to them. Half are from different “publishers” and the other half comes from the Habonim Camping Association (NYC) and printed in 1947. The dates range from 1933-1947. 25 items: $750 William Brickman. A Guide to the Study of Anti-Semitism. Published by the Jewish Coordinating Council, St. Louis, Mo. 28cm, 26 leaves, offset printed from a type original, and bound in wrappers and staple-bound at left. PROVENANCE: Library of Congress, with their surplus/duplicate stamp on the front cover. (In the "historical background" of the guide , in the between-the-wars section, there are eleven points, including the Russian Pogroms of 1915, the Petlura massacre in the Ukraine in 1919-1920, the Iron Guard of Romania. and then the KKK, and of real interest, "Ford and the Protocols"._+_ Libbie Braverman, “The Palestine Twins”, published by the Euclid Ave Temple, 1934, 11x8”, 105 leaves. Probably one of the copyright deposit copies. VG Mrs. N.A. Edwards. Jewish War record, Goldsboro, North Carolina. Compiled for Jewish Welfare Board. 11x8, 12 lvs. Front wrapper only. VG condition. Mabel Meyer, Edward E. Klein, “It Happened in Chelm”. 11X8”, 1941, 68 leaves, old manila binding. Probably one of the copyright deposit copies. VG. Rabi Philip Goodman, “Oneg Shabbat”, National Jewish relief Board, 1943, 11x8”, 30 leaves, 3 illustrations. Wrappers, front wrapper detached, otherwise a VG copy. Landesman, Alter F. “Guide for Club Leaders in the Hebrew Educational Society of Brooklyn”, 1934, 11x8”, 45 leaves. Alvin Luchs, “the Prophets of Israel, the Life and Work of Israel's Preachers of Righteousness”, Temple Israel, New Rochelle NY, 1933, 11x8”, 127 leaves, with a 5x5” chunk missing from the last page affecting text, otherwise VG. Moses Brevda, “To the Promised Land”, Bloch Publishing, NYC, 1944. 11x8”, 4 leaves. VG Samuel Sussman, “Outstanding Jewish Centers Throughout History”, 1939, Har Zion Hebrew School, Philadelphia. 29 leaves, 11x8”, tape bound with stiff wrappers. VG “B.Nai B'Rith Vocational Studies, No. 2., Professional Opportunities for Jewish Youth”, B'Nai B'Rith, electric Building, Cincinnati, 11x8”, 64 leaves. Front and rear leaves detached, otherwise VG. “1937 Labor Zionist Summer School of the League for Labor Palestine and the Hechalutz Organization of America at Hechalutz Farm (Cream Ridge NJ).” 11X8”, 3 leaves. VG “Berl Katzmelson”, no place, no date, ca. 1940. 11x8” 13 leaves, VG. “Reviving the Days of Bilu”, no place or date, 11x8”, 7 leaves. VG And the following all from the Habonim Camping Association, NYC 50 Years of Achievement, Progress of Jewish Agriculture in Palestine. Summer, 1947. 7 lvs. Front wrapper only. “Tales of Jewish Defense/Hashomer”, Habonim Camping Association, Summer 1947, 19 leaves. VG “The New Oleh and the Kibbutz”, Habonim Camping Association, Summer 1947, “discussion material for bonim and noar”, 7 leaves. VG Knesseth Israel, What is It??”, Habonim Camping Association, NYC , Summer 1947. 11x8”, 10 leaves. VG Life in Camp Kvutza, 11x8”, 6pp. Habonim Camping Association, NYC. Summer, 1947 “Life in Camp Kvutza, When the Sun Goes Down”, Habonim Camping Association, NYC, Summer 1947. 11x8” 12 leaves. Front wrapper detached. Good copy. “Life in Camp Kvutza, Guide to Mesibot”, Habonim Camping Association, NYC , Summer 1947, 11x8”, 24 leaves, front outer wrapper detached and tattered, the rest VG. “Life in Camp Kvutza”, Habonim Camping Association, NYC , Summer 1947, 11x8”, 29 leaves, outer wrapper present but detached and tattered, ow a VG copy. “Plays of Solelim-Tzofim”,Habonim Camping Association, NYC , Summer 1947. 11x8, 31 leaves. 3 others. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Manuscripts]: [Volume One]: The Sambo Book; [Volume Two]: Romance of Sugar Loaf Mountain; Sambo and the Grapes; Pigs and Potato Club

      Baltimore, New York 1938 - Two volumes. A collection of racist dialect manuscripts by Isaac Coale, Jr. Bradbound into generic oak tag wrappers, one with the label of Isaac Coale, Jr., & Co. on the front wrap. Typed leaves (with mixed ribbon and carbon pages), with corrections in type and in pencil. Letter from Norman Vincent Peale dated in 1936 lauding the stories bound into the second volume. Signed by the author, at various places, as Isaac Coale, Sambo, or "Nigger Jim."The Baltimore (and later New York City) based Coale, Jr. wrote his book *Sambo Stories* which was published by Baltimore publisher Williams & Wilkins Company in 1898 with illustrations by Katharine Gassaway, predating Helen Bannerman's *Little Black Sambo* (which was published in England) by one year. Coale appears to have been a successful business man dealing in real estate and insurance in Baltimore, and later in "Burnrite Combustion Devices" in New York City. *OCLC* locates just four copies of the original 1898 printed edition. At that time, three copies are be found offered online for sale, with prices ranging between $1200 - $9500.The two volumes are as follows:1. *Sambo Book by Isaac Coale. Baltimore and New York*. Handwritten title page, a typed chapter list with hand-corrections, a second chapter list on the back of Isaac Coale, Jr. & Co. stationary (changing the name "Sambo" to "Lucy's Little Manservant" in each chapter), eight handwritten chapter title pages, each dated 1929, and 106 leaves of text that have been typed rectos only, plus an additional typed leaf hand-titled "Sambo's Song" and "signed" by "Sambo." Mostly clean copies with modest corrections in pencil. Although no illustrations are present, several of the chapter headings note "Illustrated by Roberta G. Glover." Our speculation is that the author was preparing a second edition which was never published. The original 1898 edition had five chapters that conform (with slight variations in title) to five of these chapters, but three of the chapters present here appear to be unique to this manuscript. The alterations on the variant chapter title lists exhibits perhaps the slightest development of racial sensitivity, changing "Sambo" to "Lucy's Little Manservant," although the character in question remains "Sambo" in the text.2. A collection of three stories. Typed leaves, heavily corrected in pencil. As follows:a. "Romance of Sugar Loaf Mountain." Typed title, with author's address in pencil, and 18 additional pages of text. Typed Letter Signed from the Rev. Norman Vincent Peale is bound in following the title page of this story. b. "Sambo and the Grapes." Handwritten title, illustration from newspaper with typed title ("Sambo and the Grapes"), and five additional typed pages, Signed in ink by "Sambo."c. "Pigs and Potato Club of Coonville, Georgia." Typed title page and four chapters, totaling another 13 pages of text typed on the verso of Isaac Coale, Jr. & Co. stationary, and Signed in pencil as both "Nigger Jim." and Isaac Coale. The final three leaves are laid in, apparently never bound with the others. The text masquerades as reports of the minutes of a black social club, reminiscent of the racist satire of *The Lime-Kiln Club.*Presumably a substantial amount of the material found in this manuscript is unpublished and unique. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Walker Evans - American Photographs

      Museum of Modern Art, New York 1938 - 200 pages. Hardcover. Black cloth with spine label intact. 87 black & white plates. $2.50 at bottom of dust jacket flap. Essay by Lincoln Kirstein. Light foxing to front and rear preliminary pages. Dust jacket with stains, tape repaired tears - jacket now protected with clear plastic cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Record # 613806 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An American in Paris

      Privately printed, [New York?] 1938 - Facsimile of the handwritten score. Folio. Full leather, ruled with a Greek key design, and lettered in gilt. Blue silk endpapers, all edges gilt. Fine. Laid in is a Typed Letter Signed dated 12 April 1938, from Abraham Ellis to Gershwin's mother, Rose (who was the unmarried composer's heir). Ellis announces in the letter that he has just purchased the Manhattan Opera House (which became the Manhattan Center), and that with Rose's permission, he would like to rename the rebuilt auditorium the Gershwin Room. This volume was apparently a private photographic reproduction of the score that was produced for family and friends, before the manuscript was eventually donated to the Library of Congress. Gershwin's mother's copy, with the letter dated less than a year after the composer's untimely death. A classic of 20th Century composition, and inspiration for the Vincente Minnelli film, scripted by Alan Jay Lerner around Gershwin's music and starring Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, and Oscar Levant. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Waidwerk der Welt. Erinnerungswerk an die internationale Jagdausstellung Berlin 1937.

      Berlin, Verlag Paul Parey 1938; EA; ca 36x27 cm; 468 Seiten mit 21 farbigen und 825 einfarbigen Abbildungen; goldgeprägter Originalleinwandeinband (Vorsätze stockfleckig, erstes [Vortitel] und letztes Blatt geringfügig stockfleckig; sonst guter kompletter Zustand mit allen Portraits)Versand D: 5,00 EUR Jagd

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        Fine unsigned photo of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor (1894-1972, King of Great Britain, Later the Duke of Windsor) & the Duchess of WINDSOR (Wallis Simpson, 1896-1986, his wife)]

      1938 - taken in Paris a year after their marriage, showing the Duke seated at the partner's desk that he brought over from Fort Belvedere, not believed to be the desk that he signed the abdication papers at but the one from Queen Mary's sitting room, the Duchess is half seated behind him, looking lovingly into his face, wearing her famous Cartier jewels that Queen Mary (who had never met her) claimed were vulgar, 14½" x 11½", Paris, trimmed The former King, who had become Prince Edward, was still fighting for the right for his wife to be an HRH. Sadly, this never happened. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Yearling.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938. First edition of the author's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing. The Yearling was Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings' second novel that "produced one of literature's most poignant and convincing portraits of childhood" (DAB). "Rawlings' evocative descriptions of rural Florida and its people make The Yearling regional fiction at its best, yet the novel is universal in its depiction of the human experience. The book was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and made into a 1946 motion picture starring Gregory Peck and Jane Wyman" (Silvey, 551).

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        Anne's House of Dreams [signed]

      McClelland & Stewart, Toronto 1938 - 346 pages. First issued 1917 in Canada and the US, this is a later McClelland & Stewart edition, with Copyright, Canada 1922 on colophon, printed at Toronto by Hunter-Rose. Circa 1938 as rear panel of jacket notes Jane of Lantern Hill [1937] but not Anne of Ingleside [1939]. Signed by the author on front free endpaper, with later ownership signature above dated 1977. Light blue cloth with titles to front and spine. Cloth puckered and wavy off front and rear boards; boards slightly bowed outwards; discoloration to top edge. Binding sound and contents clean. Jacket is worn, chipped and creased, with lower third of front panel torn away (but present]: displays quite well in brodard - a removable archival sleeve. Size: 8vo [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Who Controls Industry, And Other Questions Raised By Critics Of "America's 60 Families", With A Note On The Case Of Richard Whitney

      New York: The Vanguard Press, 1938. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Near Fine. 32 Pp. Printed Wrappers. Pointed Rebuttals To Critics Of The Most Important Book On American Wealth And Power In The 1930'S. Near Fine, No Wear Or Marks, A Little Browning At Foredges Of Covers. Worldcat Shows No Institutional Holdings In The Western Us.

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        31 e. Briefe und Briefkarten an den österr. Schriftsteller Hanns Saßmann (1882-1944).

      Die Briefe stammen aus den Jahren 1927-1937 aus Wien, Kufstein, München, Berlin. Sämtlich vom Empfänger gelocht und hs. numeriert, nur teilweise (Poststempel) datierbar. Einige Schreiben sind an Saßmanns Gemahling Olga adressiert. 47 Seiten. Kl.-4° bis quer-8° (Briefkarten). Beiliegend der Partezettel für Dr. Egon Friedell vom 18. März 1938. Friedell schied am 16. März 1938 (vermutlich freiwillig) aus dem Leben; nach dem Bericht seiner Familie geschah dies vielmehr durch Gewaltanwendung der Gestapo. - Friedell aus München (1929) an Hanns Saßmann : "Hier ist es fabelhaft: Gebirgsluft, Gebirgstrotteln und, wenn man in Schwabing wohnt, kein einziger Bekannter. Im innern Höllenkreis, der immerhin einen halben Kilometer von Schwabing entfernt ist, tun sich grauenhafte Dinger, von denen Gerüchte bis hierher dringen: Reinhardt probiert bis 5 Uhr früh und Thomas Mann liest Bruchstücke vor ."

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        Three Guineas

      Three Guineas, by Virginia Woolf. Hogarth Press. London, 1938. First edition, hardcover. Very good condition or better, with clean yellow binding, dust-wrapper in excellent condition with no chips or tears, and cellophane cover for dust jacket. Five black & white half-tone illustrations and cover design by Vanessa Bell. Some discoloration of gutters of endsheets. Bookplate on inside front cover (see photos).

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        IVORY VALLEY: AN ADVENTURE OF CAPTAIN KETTLE

      London and Melbourne: Ward, Lock & Co., Limited, [1938].. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7 [8] 9 [10] 11-315 [316-320: ads], original orange cloth, spine panel stamped in black. First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by Hyne to his secretary on the front free endpaper: "To Pat / who typed it, / from CJ CH / who penciled it. / 15 Nov 1938." A marginally fantastic tale in which the indomitable bantam ship's master finds the legendary elephant's graveyard in Africa and loots over a million pounds of ivory. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 120. Reginald 07684. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). A fine copy in very good four-color pictorial dust jacket priced 7/6 (illustrated by Greenup) with several closed tears along folds and dust soiling to rear panel. An uncommon book, especially in jacket. (#149571)

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        Riveresco

      The Christopher Publishing House , 1938. This book appears to have been signed and inscribed by the author on the first blank page. The book is very good with shelfwear, lightly bumped corners, a bit of fading to the spine and some foxing to the endpapers. There is no dust jacket (I don't know if it was issued with one. A nice example of a very scarce book.. Signed. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        You Play the Black and the Red Comes Up

      McBride, New York 1938 - First edition. Minute bumps to the crown and foot else fine in a lovely, about fine example of the scarce dustwrapper with a few rubbed spots and slight loss at the spinal extremities (affecting a couple of letters), and some very neat professional reinforcing at the folds. A lost classic of hardboiled fiction; when it came out it was compared to *The Postman Always Rings Twice* and *They Shoot Horses, Don't They?* An Oklahoma man comes home and finds his wife and child gone, perhaps to California, and he sets out after them. The only mystery novel written by Eric Knight, an excellent and very versatile writer (he also wrote *Lassie, Come Home*) who died in a plane crash during WWII. An uncommon book, and genuinely rare in jacket. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Yearling

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938. First edition of the author's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing. The Yearling was Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings' second novel that "produced one of literature's most poignant and convincing portraits of childhood" (DAB). "Rawlings' evocative descriptions of rural Florida and its people make The Yearling regional fiction at its best, yet the novel is universal in its depiction of the human experience. The book was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and made into a 1946 motion picture starring Gregory Peck and Jane Wyman" (Silvey, 551).

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        Photo Albums]: Nazi Officer Training. Three Volumes

      Germany 1938 - Three albums. 1. Oblong quarto measuring 10" x 12.5" with paper boards; 2. string-tied oblong quarto measuring 8.5" x 12.5" tan cloth over paper boards; 3. small quarto measuring 9.5" x 8" textured tan and blue cloth. Together they contain 412 sepia-toned or black and white gelatin silver photographs measuring between 1.5" x 1.75" and 4.5" x 7", some with captions in German. Very good or better albums with some rubbing with near fine photographs.A collection of photographs contained in three albums of a German Wehrmacht soldier, referred to only as Conrad, beginning in 1932, during the voluntary years of the army before Hitler enforced conscription. The photos show a combination of leisure activities, including sailing, hiking, and going to the orchestra, as well as army training. The first album is the most heavily captioned of the three and begins with photos of the orchestra while Conrad was attending the 1932 Schutz festival, a celebration of the music of German composer, Heinrich Schutz. Following these photos are images of men hiking and skiing a summit in either Germany or Austria. These images show the men posing with ropes and walking sticks, seemingly experienced climbers.Conrad was also an avid sailor and is seen throughout the albums with friends boating in the North Sea. One section of photos shows the smiling German on a trip in May of 1932. They spent time on the beach and taking hikes. One group of photos shows Conrad and a young woman jumping off the docks and swimming. Other photos show rural Germany and Austria including various farms, with a woman tending to pigs and riding her motorcycle on a dirt road.By the fall of 1932 Conrad is seen participating in military training exercises. The men, shown on horseback practicing jumps and maneuvers, are smiling and happy in what appear to be officer uniforms. The Nazi party was gaining momentum and would soon take over German politics completely and these soldiers were seemingly early proponents of the new regime. He included pictorial postcards of early photos of Der Fuhrer in his albums. One photo shows a car of high ranking Nazi officers with swastika armbands driving past a crowd giving the Nazi salute. The albums continue to show army training along with the soldier's quarters and uniformed men. They are seen sitting in trenches, posing in fields, smoking cigarettes, and marching. There are numerous photos of officers, one of whom is saluting while riding a bicycle, as well as groups of men training and marching along the German countryside, participating in target practice, marching in water, and running across fields. Conrad's fellow soldiers also had a company puppy which is seen in the arms of several officers, as well as in his cage.An extensive collection of photographs detailing the early days of Hitler's army and the carefree life of a German officer outside of his training. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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