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2020-06-05 05:40:07
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Germany: 1938. A truly beautiful catalogue of late 1930s fashion. "Gerstl & Ladrer" A late 1930s publication, German ladies fashion. Very scarce. Contains 40 hand painted, striking, fashion plates. All are in very good condition, one has some pencil notations. One or two marks, some dust/finger marks etc. but generally bright and sharp. Covers are badly worn but that does not detract from the high quality of this album. Measures 13.5 inches by 9.5 inches. Heavy grade paper. G25. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: VINTAGE PRINTED COLLECTABLES (jaspergrrr) [Bournemouth, United Kingdom]
2020-06-04 17:38:13
Charteris, Leslie
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1938. London: Hodder and Stoughton. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1938. First; February 1933. Hardback. Inscribed by Charteris to the Dedicatee, H.W. Shirley Long, dd London 7.9.33. Pale blue boards (no d/jkt), a little marked and worn; remains of label on rear; slight wear to head and tail of spine. Front joint partially exposed, but binding otherwise quite intact. ; 8vo (5" x 7 1/2"); 317 pages; Signed by Author .
Bookseller: Walden Books [United Kingdom]
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2020-06-04 15:02:12
ORWELL, George.
London: Secker and Warburg,, 1938. A remarkably bright copy, in the scarce dust jacket Octavo. Original green cloth, spine lettered in gilt, top edge green. With the dust jacket. With a newspaper clipping of Desmond Flower's review in the Observer, dated 29 May 1938, tipped in to the front free endpaper. Housed in a green cloth flat-back box by the Chelsea Bindery. Light foxing to edges, faint offsetting to rear endpapers, some minor rust and indentations from paper clip (now removed) to head of pp. 267-276, a very good, remarkably bright, copy. In a lovely example of the dust jacket, lightly browned spine, chipping to spine ends and tips, slight creasing and nicks to extremities, short closed tear to head of rear panel. First edition, first impression, in the scarce dust jacket. Orwell's previous publisher, Victor Gollancz, turned down Homage to Catalonia, the author's personal account of the Spanish Civil War, viewing it as too overtly critical of orthodox communism (Dudley Edwards, p. 246). The work was picked up by Frederick Warburg, "who was known as the Trotskyite publisher simply because he took left-wing books that were critical of Stalin" and was published in an edition of 1,500 copies (ODNB). It did not sell well, despite the glowing review by Gordon Flowers tipped in to this copy, and "its literary merits were hardly noticed" (ODNB). Whilst at the time it was much abused, "some now think of it as Orwell's finest achievement, and nearly all critics see it as his great stylistic breakthrough: he became the serious writer with the terse, easy, vivid colloquial sty … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Peter Harrington [United Kingdom]
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2020-06-04 07:27:57
Churchill, Winston S.; Randolph Churchill
George G. Harrap, London, 1938. First edition of this collection of speeches, signed by Churchill's son Randolph who was the editor of this volume. Octavo, original cloth, photographic frontispiece of Churchill. Signed on the front free endpaper, "Inscribed by Randolph S. Churchill." In near fine condition. All but two of the speeches collected here were delivered by Churchill in the Commons in the years leading up to the Second World War. Collected by Churchill's son, Randolph, and revised a second time by Churchill, these represent some of the best written by a man who "devoted more time than any other modern orator to the preparation of his speeches" (Langworth, 190). "The finest (and most ominous) pre-war warning of Winston Churchill occurs on [its] penultimate page. Available in no other Churchill book. the last four paragraphs of that famous speech on 24 March 1938. summarize the theme of this volume, a precursor to the official theme of The Gathering Storm: 'How the English-speaking peoples through their unwisdom, carelessness, and good nature allowed the wicked to re-arm" (Langworth, 190). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB [Palm Beach, FL, U.S.A.]
2020-06-04 04:47:02
Robinson Jeffers
New York: Random House, 1938. Snapshot of Jeffers had been taped to front endpaper. Tape dried out, remnants on endpaper; photo present, unattached. Book was read, pages & spine darkened, book o/w unmarked. Jacket also age-darkened, particularly on spine & around edges; dampstain affects rear cover & rear flap; small chip missing at top of front. Overall, VG - NF. Published by Random House (New York 1938). First Edition stated, with frontispiece photograph of Jeffers by Edward Weston that was not included in later printings and jacket photograph by Horace Lyon; dust jacket with original $3.50 price on front flap. Inscribed by Jeffers to actor Roland Young "with great pleasure in seeing him here again," and dated December 1938. A snapshot of Jeffers standing in the doorway of Hawk Tower had been taped to the front endpaper. The tape dried out and its remnants are still on the endpaper; the photo is still present, but unattached. The book has been read, and the pages and spine are darkened, but the book is otherwise unmarked. The jacket is also age-darkened, particularly on the spine and around the edges; a dampstain affects the rear cover and the rear flap; and a small chip is missing at the top of the front. Overall, somewhere between Very Good and Near Fine. In an age before book tours were the norm, people who wanted their books signed by Jeffers usually had to take their books to his home near Carmel, California. Most of those people were more readers than collectors, and consequently (as here) far more often than not books inscribed by Jeffers were read by the recipient … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: mbroom1 [New York, New York, United States]
2020-06-04 01:56:05
H.P. Lovecraft; Henry Kuttner; Thorp McClusky; Jack Williamson
Popular Fiction Publishing Co, Indianapolis, IN, 1938. Exceptional copy showing minimal wear. (Near Fine) Copy is very bright and clean. Some small edge wear and rubbing. (See Picts) A very nice copy of this scarce publication. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Booklegger's Fine Books ABAA [Park Ridge, IL, U.S.A.]
2020-06-03 17:12:08
ONCHI, Koshiro
Tokyo: Genkosha, 1938. First Edition. Octavo. Volume 5 in Genkosha's Shashin Jitsugi Dai Koza / Big Course in Practical Photography. Divided into four sections. Takuji Tsukamoto writes about mountains and snow scenery. Nakaji Yasui writes about photographing traditional landscapes. Yoshio Watanabe writes about the urban landscape. Funao Shinzo writes about shooting at night, and in prohibited areas. Though technical in nature, the book is illustrated throughout with black and white photographs by Yasui Nakaji, Yoshio Watanabe, Kiyoshi Koichi, etc. Designed by Koshiro Onchi. Near fine copy in decorated boards and original publisher's illustrated card slipcase, complete with only minimal splitting, but significantly browned at the spine and lightly worn. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: harpersbooks_books (harpersbooks.com) [East Hampton, New York, United States]
2020-06-03 09:02:09
BB; D. J. Watkins-Pitchford; Sir Charles Frederick
London: Eyre and Spottiswood, 1938. Click here to see our other books! Wild Lone the Story of a Pytchley Fox BB; D. J. Watkins-Pitchford; Sir Charles Frederick 1938 Eyre and Spottiswood : London 9" by 6" [9], xi-xviii, 268pp SUMMARY The first edition of Denys James Watkins-Pitchford's charming children's novel about a fox, illustrated, in a signed binding by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. First Edition,Illustrated,Leather Binding,Signed Binding Overall Condition: Fine This book weighs 1 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 22.99 EU Postage: £ 16.99 European Postage: £ 17.99 Asia Postage: £ 22.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 28.99 DESCRIPTION The first edition of this work. In a signed binding by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. The original dustwrappers bound in to the rear. A charming children's story about a lone, motherless fox, trying to survive in the wilderness of the English countryside. Illustrated with a frontispiece, twelve plates, and numerous in-text illustrations. Collated, complete. Written and illustrated by Denys James Watkins-Pitchford under the pseudonym 'BB'. Watkins-Pitchford was a British naturalist. CONDITION In a full morocco signed binding by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Externally, smart. A few light marks to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Overall Condition: Fine GLOSSARY OF TERMS Overall Condition (Dustwrapper condition rating is shown after that for the book itself, where a dustwrapper is present) Fine - Very well preserved copy showing very little wear Very Good Indeed - Only one or two minor faults, really a very attractive c … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: The Mad Librarian (the-mad-librarian) [Bath, United Kingdom]
2020-06-03 02:42:53
DPA Deutsche Presse Agentur, Breslau, 1938. Elephant Folio (19 3/4 x 12 5/8"). Poster. Original three color poster with red, gray and black lettering, protected by modern mylar. Propaganda poster on the occasion of the "German Gymnastics and Sports Festival 1938 in Breslau," rendered in rotogravure, depicting a male athlete in sports wear hoisting a flag with German Eagle and Swastika. The festival was staged at the Hermann Göring Stadium and featured German top tear athletes as well as competitions for Hitler Youth members and an extensive cultural program, including military and folkloristic parades. The Festival commemorated the 125th anniversary of the German Wars of Liberation against Napoleon. Adolf Hitler and other high-ranking members of the administration attended the opening ceremonies of the games. Text in German, Gothic script. Minor wear along top edge, small closed tear and minor creasing at upper left corner. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB) [Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.]
2020-06-02 23:52:21
(Caxton, William) Winship, George Parker
New York: Edmond B. Hackett, Brick Row Book Shop, 1938. xi, 44, [4] pp. 1 vols. Folio. Original orange-brown niger morocco over bevelled boards, tooled in blind, spine titled in gilt. Fine copy (faintest traces of rubbing at spine ends), with Caxton leaf present. xi, 44, [4] pp. 1 vols. Folio. Beautiful leaf book discussing the career of printer William Caxton and containing a leaf from Higden's Polycronicon printed by Caxton in 1482. "Winship's introduction is serious and informative" - Disbound and Dispersed, p. 13. The leaf in this copy, CCCii, from the sixth book, is nicely rubricated with a large capital B and several flourishes and marginal notes. The text concerns the year 1064, mentioning Edward's court at Windsor and Westminster, and the pledge made by Harold that William would take the throne upon the death of Edward the Confessor; when instead, Harold had himself crowned king in January 1066, William undertook the invasion of England. Disbound and Dispersed 79
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller [United States]
2020-06-02 20:24:09
Paris, France: Verve Magazine ~ Vol. 1, No. 3 1938 ~ includes 4 original lithographs ~ Klee. Shipped with USPS Media Mail. Verve 3 Paris 1938 Cover by Pierre Bonnard, English edition, includes the original lithographs by Chagall . Miro , Rattner , Klee 132pp, the first thematic number given over mainly to Islam and the Orient ,with texts by Tagore,Valero , Malraux, Claudel etc. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Online Antique Spot (racrah-0) [Orlando, Florida, United States]
2020-06-02 17:06:07
Stagge, Jonathan. MURDER BY PRESCRIPTION. Doubleday Doran, The Crime Club, 1938. First Edition. Cloth. VG+ / VG. Slight spine slant; very minor wear to bottom edges of boards; otherwise a bright, clean copy. DJ has wear to edges and folds; heavier wear to spine ends; edges of folds reinforced on the reverse side with masking tape (tape is dried out and may be able to be removed but probably not without some damage); faint staining bleeding through to edges of flaps from old tape. A scarce copy of the second Dr. Westlake novels; especially in jacket. All items are graded from Fair (Fa) to Fine (F). [Attributes: First Edition; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: hkgwg99 [Milpitas, California, United States]
2020-06-02 16:37:04
BKV -
Kempten/München, Kösel 1911-1938. HPerg. m. Kopfgoldschnitt (69) u. grünes OLn. (13). (wenig berieben, wenige Rücken leicht gebräunt, 1 Band mit Bibl.-RSch.). Vollständige Ausgabe beider Reihen der wohl wichtigsten Sammlung der Kirchenvätertexte mit dem Gesamtregister für die Reihe I (Bde. 1-61). Für die 2. Reihe existiert kein Registerband. - Neben den klassischen Kirchenvätern wurden in dieser 3. Ausgabe des Kösel-Verlags auch persische, armenische und syrische Kirchenväter mit aufgenommen. - Gutes Exemplar. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Daniel Osthoff [Wuerzburg, BY, Germany]
2020-06-02 11:18:29
Omar Khayyam, Translated by Edward Fitzgerald
The Golden Cockerel Press, London, 1938. Sub title continues ."The first edition reprinted together with Fitzgerald's monk-latin version now printed for the first time. Translations of the Latin & of the Persian originals and a critical essay by Sir. E. Denison Ross. Introduction by Charles Ganz. Line engravings by John Buckland-Wright". Cream cloth covered boards and cream leather over the spine, a gilt cockerel decoration on the front and title in gilt on the spine. Published and printed by The Cockerel Press, bound by S & S London. Very clean, little wear. Previous owner's heraldic book plate inside the front. Hinge and text block tight, pages smooth, clean, page edges rough cut, appears seldom opened, a beautiful copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: David's Bookshop, Letchworth BA [Letchworth Garden City, HERTS, United Kingdom]
2020-06-01 21:28:03
Halpin, Warren T
London: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1938. Deluxe signed limited edition of Halpin's classic work on equestrian sports. Quarto, original publisher's full vellum with gilt titles to the spine and front panel, hand-colored tissue-guarded frontispiece, profusely illustrated with drawings by the author. One of 160 numbered copies signed by the author, only 150 of which were for sale, this is number 29. Additionally signed by the author beneath the hand-colored frontispiece. In near fine condition. A very sharp example. One of the most important art books on contemporary equestrian sport, Warren Halpin's Hoofbeats is divided into three primary sections: Polo, Hunting, and Steeple-chasing, with an additional section containing miscellaneous drawings including many of ponies and hounds. One of only 160 copies with a hand-colored frontispiece.
Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books [United States]
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2020-06-01 17:26:06
Herbert Adams
Collins London 1938 Gebundene Ausgabe 254 19x14 cm gebraucht, gut - Leinen-Band der Zeit, Einband mit etwas stärkeren Gebrauchsspuren, Papier altersbedingt etwas gebräunt, Schnitt etwas fleckig, Anmerkungen bei Bleistift, sonst GUTES EXEMPLAR Auf Anfrage per E-Mail können Sie die bei uns bestellten Artikel auch in unserer Buchscheune, 01796 Struppen (Mo.-Fr. 9-16 Uhr) oder im Antiquariat Schloss Pillnitz, 01326 Dresden (Mo.-So. 10-18 Uhr) abholen. Versand D: 6,50 EUR
Bookseller: Antiquariat Kastanienhof [Struppen, Germany]
2020-06-01 13:34:03
XXe Siècle nr. 4 - Noel 1938 Mit 4 Original Grafiken von Matisse,de Chirico,Miro, Arp, Laurens, Magnelli,Zadkine,Helion, & Max Bill. Die Lithographie von MArcel Duchamp ist nicht vorhenden. insgesamt guter Zustand, die Grafik von Max Bill ist aus dem Buchblock gelöst Als Privatverkäufer schliesse ich jegliche Garantie, Gewährleistung und Rücknahme aus.
Bookseller: otmshank101 [Unterhaching, Germany]
2020-06-01 11:39:52
Ayn Rand
UK: Very good. Rand, Ayn. Anthem. Cassell,1938. London. First edition. Small octavo. 147 pp. . Mottled red cloth, with gilt spine and original black endpapers. All edges cut, top edge stained black. Spine gold stamped. One of 3500 issued in two states. Following the spectacular success of her debut novel "We, The Living," Ayn Rand's British publisher, Cassell, evidently felt sufficient confidence in their new author to entrust Welwyn Garden City's high-quality printers The Broadwater Press, with the task of manufacturing her provocatively entitled sci-fi follow-up, an unusually gutsy move for a novella which initially failed, for more than a decade, to find any hardback publisher in the USA. Priced at six shillings, a princely sum for a small book, the result is this attractive binding - mottled red cloth, boldly embellished with rich gilt lining and lettering. Conceived at the height of Red Decade when assumptions of social progress and technological advancement still retained a semblance of desirability within the august minds of Utopian collectivists, the novel accurately portends what really would and actually did happen in collectivist societies throughout the latter half of the twentieth century - stifling dystopias of hate speech laws, regulatory tribunals, speech codes, and thought crimes. Naturally, Rand's literary critics were as insightful as ever; as one contemporary reviewer playfully mocked: "Individuals are so merged in the People that the words 'I' or 'she' are unknown. It is 'we' or 'they'." As if hate speech laws and the usage of personal pronouns could ev … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: jowe38 [Sheffield, United Kingdom]
2020-06-01 08:04:05
C R Boxer (Charles Ralph Boxer)
Macau: Nas Oficinas Graficas Da Tipografia Mercantil, 1938. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Text in English and Portuguese. Illustrations in black and white. Covers (with a design of flag borne by the galleons in 1644-1647) soiled and corners slightly bumped. Gilt titles on Spine. Spine rubbed. Spine head and foot slightly bumped. Editorial binding with spine and percaline corners. A few foxing. Internally clean, tight and very good. One of Boxer's most interesting and appreciated works, studies in Japanese history and civilization. Ex-libris of Jose Neves Aguas and manuscript notes from the Portuguese author mentioning in gave the book to Mr. Neves Aguas in 1949. With a foreword by D. Jose? da Costa Nunes, bishop of Macau, this scarce book contains bibliographical references, an English translation printed on pp 3-60 of a Portuguese Embassy to Japan (London, 1928), an original Portuguese text reproduced for the first time, notes on 8 illustrations, and others. This edition is limited to 500 copies of which Nos. 51-500 are placed on sale. Our copy unnumbered. Captain Gonçalo de Sequeira de Souza was the second Portuguese ambassador sent by D. João IV to Japan to try to resolve the impediment of docking Portuguese naus in Japanese ports, accused of bringing with them missionaries, thus harming the trade between Macao and Japan. Size: 6.3X9.2X0.6 inches 188 pages.
Bookseller: Nanya art and fine books [China]
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2020-06-01 07:51:03
Faulkner, William
Random House, 1938. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good / Very Good. A very good first printing in a very good dust jacket, with original price of $2.50 still on front flap and some staining in front gutter from publisher's glue. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: bookbid [Beverly Hills, California, United States]
2020-06-01 03:26:03
Bellenger
This Original Vintage Poster was created in 1938 by twin brothers Jacques and Pierre Bellenger. The poster is an advertisement for Bally, a luxury Swiss leather company founded in 1851 and still in existence today. The text at the bottom of the poster reads Le meilleur marche par la qualite' meaning The best step in quality.' This large scale advertisement is striking and effective. The image depicts that the company sells stylish and top quality shoes for men and women.Tthe combination of the primary colors and perspective of the stairs keep the viewer's eye focused and interested on the information presented. Pierre and Jacques Bellenger were born in 1909 in France. The brothers worked together and have a similar style. Both men were trained at the Julian Academy where they won the Colonial Exposition contest in 1928. This began their notable career as poster artists and continued through the 1960s. During their active years, they produced advertisements for many products ranging from food and beverage to gasoline, and even motorcycles. This is an Original Vintage Poster; it is not a reproduction. This poster is conservation mounted, linen backed, and in excellent condition. We guarantee the authenticity of all of our posters. Width: 45 Height: 62.5
Bookseller: The Ross Art Group Inc. [Boca Raton, FL, U.S.A.]
2020-05-31 17:58:05
1938. MONTEVERDI, Claudio (1567-1643) L'incoronazione di Poppea. Facsimile del manoscritto IT. CL. 4. N. 439 della Biblioteca Nazionale di S. Marco in Venezia. Introduzione di Giacomo Benvenuti Milano, Fratelli Bocca Editori [1938]. 16, 108 pp. in-4 oblungo (cm 29x21ca). Introduzione, testo in italiano. Al contropiatto recita la dicitura a stampa "legato nobile Girolamo Contarini 1843". Legatura in marocchino e fregi in rilievo in oro. Piatto superiore staccato dalla costola e con raschiature ai margini, privo di dorso. Interno in ottimo stato di conservazione. Si tratta del primo facsimile pubblicato dell'opera completa. Crawford, p. 277. Edizione limitata a 300 esemplari numerati (finiti di stampare il 20 dicembre 1937, come da nota editoriale in fine volume). La presente copia riporta il no. 93. CONDIZIONI DI VENDITA Tutto il materiale in vendita è garantito come autentico al 100% e di lecita provenienza. Il pagamento va effettuato entro 7 giorni dall'acquisto, i metodi accettati sono: PayPal e bonifico bancario. Al fine di emettere la fattura è necessario comunicare il proprio codice fiscale (o partita IVA) e un indirizzo di fatturazione. Le spedizioni vengono effettuate entro due giorni dal pagamento tramite Posta Raccomandata o corriere DHL Express (consegna in 24/48h, esclusi sabato e festivi). Per ulteriori informazioni vi preghiamo di contattarci: info@studioarsvitae.com _gsrx_vers_1151 (GS 8.0.11 (1151)).
Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Ars Vitae (ars.vitae) [Siena, Italy]
2020-05-31 05:48:01
Rex Stout
New York: The American Magazine, 1938. Here's "Too Many Cooks, An American Magazine Mystery Novel" by Rex Stout. Original book-shaped box, one corner is split, orange straight-grain cloth, title page bound in, dust jacket, cello tape repair at bottom of spine into front page on recto, edgeware with a few nicks and short closed tears; complete set of 36 cards, comprising the menu card, 34 recipe cards and a note card with Nero Wolfe "signature", laid loose in box as issued, First Edition. (New York) The American Magazine (1938). [Attributes: First Edition; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: ferg0027 [Naperville, Illinois, United States]
2020-05-31 03:18:32
Oscar Wilde
London and Paris: Limited Editions Club, London, 1938. Hardcover. Andre Derain and Aubrey Beardsley (illustrator). 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 #1388. Both books Housed in a maroon hard case. Books are in great condition, see pictures for details and message for extra photos. Any questions about condition or anything please message me before purchase. I will answer all questions and do my best to give you the best buying experience possible. All books at this level are shipped Priority in a protected box, same or next business day. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
Bookseller: cloverro2012 [Pocasset, Massachusetts, United States]
2020-05-30 17:33:05
James, C.L.R.
The Dial Press, New York, 1938. First American edition. xvi, 328pp. Illustrated with fold-out map at rear. Original green cloth with blind stamped front, gilt lettered spine. Very Good with wear and a little fraying to head and foot, tips worn, internally in great shape. Afro-Trinidadian historian and activist C.L.R. James' people's history of the Haitian Revolution of 1791-1804, a well-written Marxist reimagining of an often-ignored and denigrated revolt that inspired many later Black Power, Caribbean Studies, and anti-colonial thinkers and writers. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA [Portland, OR, U.S.A.]
2020-05-30 10:36:05
Agatha Christie
United Kingdom: Collins, 1938. AGATHA CHRISTIE - MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS (published in the U.S. under the title "Murder in the Calais Coach"), published by UK publisher Collins, copyright 1934, Ninth Printing (states "First Impression January, 1934" and "Ninth Impression January, 1938" on copyright page, light blue cloth boards (part of the smaller sized '1d' format - marked Volume #565 - which Collins used before going back to the larger sized book but yellow/green "uniform edition" reprint series, published without endpapers or pre-title pages) with gold gilt lettering to spine, original Dust Jacket RETAINS THE SAME DUST JACKET ART AS THE ULTRA-RARE 1ST PRINTING (this is the last printing of this book in dust jacket to retain the original dust jacket artwork). Book has no creased page corners, no former owner or used bookstore markings/stamps inside, clean endpapers with no staining or tape residue, no foxing to pages or endpapers or outer page edges, slight dust soiling/age darkening to outer pages, no lettering fading/wear to spine, no wear to board edges, board corners or spine tips (usual shelf wear rubbing to edges only), none of the usual dust/handling soiling to cloth boards, no spine darkening or fading. Dust Jacket has small closed tear on spine and nick loss at top corner on front flap crease otherwise no chipping or tearing or creasing, slight wear to spine tips & to front flap crease, hint of wear to left/right on spine, hint of edge wear, slight dust soiling to white rear panel, no spine fade, no scotch tape marks to flaps, no soiling or staining. Overal … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: fbks68 [Anchorage, Alaska, United States]
2020-05-30 05:48:04
Reiner, Fritz. (1888-1963)
1938. Used; Like New/Used; Like New. Glossy 8 x 10 photograph of the legendary conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (1938-48) and of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1953-1962), flipping through an orchestral score and wielding his impressive baton. Boldly inscribed and signed in green ink "For Rev. & Mrs. Robert Gillespie, cordially, Fritz Reiner./ Pittsburgh, Nov. 1945." Some light wear along the edges, with two tiny nicks in the left side, overall fine. [Attributes: In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Schubertiade Music & Arts [United States]
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2020-05-29 23:24:11
Roberts, Kenneth
Little Brown & Co, Boston, 1938. A very good and tight copy. Cloth to corners are little rubbed. Label to spine is edge worn and rubbed. Spine tips are smooth and round. Some fading to cloth boards. Comes with a refurbished slipcase. Signed by Roberts and Wyeth. Limited to 1075 copies of which this is 948. In includes the extra 14 prints all in fine condition and envelope. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Booklegger's Fine Books ABAA [Park Ridge, IL, U.S.A.]
2020-05-29 16:42:33
Chief Engineers and Ship Masters
Società Italia Flotte Reuniti, Italia Società Anonima Di Navigazione,, Italy, Costa Rica, Libya, Newfoundland, 1938. On offer is an outstanding collection of three engineering log books of vessels sunk in World War Two (WWII). The log books are those of three ships of the Italian merchant navy MN Cellina, MN Fella, and MN Rialto. In addition to the main or Deck Log, maintained by the ship's Master, a separate log was maintained by the Chief Engineer for the recording of all vital information about the ship's engines, mechanical systems, pressures, operating temperatures, etc. It may also contain technical drawings and specifications. The Chief Engineer had overall responsibility for the Engineering Department and reported directly to the Master or Captain. In 1938, the Italian merchant fleet numbered 1050 vessels grossing 3,180,000 tons. By comparison, the British merchant fleet numbered 9,050 ships grossing 20, 150,000 tons. In 1932, due to the depression and widespread unemployment of Italian ships, the major Italian shipping companies were combined into one state-controlled syndicate under the name Società Italia Flotte Reuniti. By 1937 this syndicate had made rapid recovery and repaid the Government bonds which had supported it. It was then changed into a Limited Company under the name Italia Società Anonima di Navigazione. These three ships - Cellina, Fella and Rialto were part of this syndicate. The ships plied the world's major shipping routes including the Mediterranean, Atlantic and Pacific. In 1940 most Italian ships were requisitioned for military service and by … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: M Benjamin Katz FineBooksRareManuscripts [Toronto, ON, Canada]
2020-05-29 11:39:03
Hjul, James H.
San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, April 14, 1938. Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size 17" x 24". 4 sheets. Job #128. Also marked #1692. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.
Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books [San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.]
2020-05-28 22:09:58
Daphne DU MAURIER (1907-1989)
London: Victor Gollancz, 1938. FIRST EDITION. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.446. Elegantly bound in blue quarter morocco over decorated paper boards, spine titled in gilt to a red label between two gilt raised bands. Contents foxed, particularly to the top margin of the pages in the middle of the volume, top page edges red, others slightly foxed and tanned. The classic gothic mystery which was the source for Hitchcock's haunting film. Approximately 8 inches tall. Condition Report Externally Spine – good condition – gilt titles on red label, 2 raised gilt bands. Joints – good condition. Corners – good condition. Boards – good condition – patterned paper boards. Page edges – good condition – top edges red, others tanned and foxed. See above and photos. Internally Hinges – good condition – sound. Paste downs – good condition – new. End papers – good condition – new, subsequent foxed. Title – good condition – tanned. Pages – good condition – foxed throughout. Binding – good condition – sound, nice attractive. See photos Publisher: see above. Publication Date: 1938 Binding: Hardback [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Louis88Books [Andover, United Kingdom]
2020-05-28 19:26:03
McWhirter Theory of Stock Market Forecasting Louise McWhirter 1938 First Edition A very good or better collectible copy with light wear. The binding and hinges are nice and tight. Some of the pages have detailed notations in light pencil. These are easily erasable, but I elected not to erase them and believe that they are important. There is also a card laid inside which contains additional notes and a chart. Two pages have a sentence written in ink (see picture). Louise McWhirter (1896 - 1957) was one of the pioneers in financial astrology, which is the use of astrology to forecast the financial markets. In 1938, she published her only book, McWhirter Theory of Stock Market Forecasting. McWhirter's main theory is that the major of primary trend of business volume and finance are clearly pointed out by the 18.6-year cycle of the North Node as it passes through the twelve signs of the zodiac. During a long-term trend, the four crucial points of the stock market are reached when the Node enters the four fixed signs respectively. This book represents an excellent source of information for those traders and investors interested in price points and timing buying and selling. It's also quite rare and one of the top books on the recommended reading list of William Gann. The OCLC locates only 2 copies. Please view my other listings. Thank you! [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Wall Street Classics (wall_street_classics) [Missouri City, Texas, United States]
2020-05-28 08:20:33
CONRAD CHERRY
EXCELLENT. THE POOLE HARBOUR DISTRICT by JOHN CONRAD CHERRY 1938 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ John Conrad 'Con' Cherry was an English rower, competing in the 1936 Olympics, and was a member of the Brasenose College rowing team from 1934-38. In 1937 he became President of the OUBC. After being commissioned into the Royal Navy, he was killed in action in 1943. He was survived by his widow and one daughter. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This is a unique unpublished thesis by Con Cherry, dated and signed 1938 on Poole Harbour, The Lower Basin of the River Frome in the County of Dorset. 4to.(10x8 ins) Bound in green cloth, containing numerous typewritten pages on one side only, with photographs throughout taken by Con depicting the area. To the rear is a pocket in which is enclosed the maps used in the dissertation (10) All annotated by Con in meticulous handwriting. A unique item, and would be happy for this to go to Brasenose College or a Rowing Association. Free post to UK only. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: calvedon [Dorchester, United Kingdom]
2020-05-27 20:50:09
Kluth, Karl ( *1898 Halle - 1972 Hamburg )
1938 Blattmaß ca. 29 x 39,5 cm ( Höhe x Breite ). Das Blatt gering fingerfleckig, leicht gebräunt. Links unten bezeichnet sowie mit Angabe VIII, OF-TR. Das Blatt gering angeknickt. ( Literatur u.a.: Neue Rump, Hamburgisches Künstlerlexikon Seite 235-236. >>>Karl Kluth war Mitglied des Hamburger Künstlervereins, der Hamburgischen Künstlerschaft und der Hamburgischen Sezession Versand D: 10,00 EUR Karl Kluth, abstrakt, Skizze, Google, Landschaft, Farbkreide, Celle, Hotel, Sandkrug
Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen [Germany]
2020-05-27 19:49:20
Anne Morrow Lindbergh; Charles Lindbergh
Chatto & Windus. Anne Morrow Lindbergh and Charles Lindbergh (1938) 'Listen! The Wind', UK first edition, first printing, published by Chatto & Windus. Signed and inscribed by Anne Morrow and Charles Lindberg on the title page "For Mr and Mrs Hook from Anne Morrow Lindbergh and Charles Lindbergh, [place?] 1938". Condition: the book is very good + condition. The book is internally clean with no other inscriptions and no foxing to endpapers or other pages whatsoever. Boards are clean with a little shelf wear. A few ageing spots to the top page block edges. The dust jacket is good with some loss to the edges and is price clipped. This is the much scarcer UK first edition which is exceptionally scarce signed (far more common is the US first edition). The book comes with a brief note of provenance from the previous owner. As is correctly stated, the Lindbergh couple, following the kidnapping of their young son ('the crime of the century') relocated to the UK for a few years to escape the media onslaught back in their home. During their stay in Britain there was opportunity to sign a few UK copies such is in this example. This book tells the story how the couple crosses the Atlantic by plane from Africa to South America in 1933. Anne Morrow wrote the book and Charles wrote the foreword and provided the maps. The book won the National Book Award for Nonfiction in The US and was a bestseller back in those days. Charles Lindbergh was the first man to cross the Atlantic in a plane from New York to Paris in 1927. The flight took 33 1/2 hours in the 'Spirit of St Louis'. A unique piece … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: firstandfine [Birmingham, United Kingdom]
2020-05-27 19:49:17
E.E. Cummings
Published by Harcourt, Brace & Company (New York 1938). First edition, first printing. Hardcover, bound in burnt orange cloth, in dust jacket, in protective Mylar wrapper. The top of the text block is foxed and darkened, but the covers aren't; the jacket front and spine are sunned toward orange-tan, but free of tears; else near fine. In nearly 40 years of looking, I've never seen - or seen offered for sale - a fine copy of this book. Since it's faded but not damaged, I'd call it much better than Very Good, but it doesn't look Like New. This is the 1st collected edition of Cummings' poems. Firmage A17. [Attributes: First Edition; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: mbroom1 [New York, New York, United States]
2020-05-27 05:09:05
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Harbor Press New York: Limited Editions Club 1938 #194. Bound in Quarter Morocco Over Marbled Paper Covered Boards, Matching Marbled Page Edges, Morocco Tips, The book size: 10 3/4" high x 7 3/4" wide, 294 pages, Considering the age, the Book is in Fine condition, with no bookplates, or labels, with no scuffing/sun fade/foxing. (see photos), Considering the age, the Slipcase is in Near Fine condition, with minor scuffing/sunfade. (see photos). Uncle Tom's Cabin OR: Life Among the Lowly by Harriet Beecher Stowe Introduction by Raymond Weaver Illustrated with sixteen lithographs by Miguel Covarrubias Signed by Miguel Covarrubias The Limited Editions Club, New York, 1938 Members Number 194/1,500 produced This is the 97th book title of 589 book titles published by The Limited Editions Club from 1929 to 2011. (see photos) The Limited Editions Club was founded in 1929 by George Macy with the intent of publishing beautifully illustrated and designed classic literature for a limited number of subscribers. Much of the Club's fame stems from its use of some of the best illustrators and artists available. Each title was uniquely designed with individualized paper, cover materials, and most books are numbered and signed by the Illustrator. Bound in Quarter Morocco Over Marbled Paper Covered Boards, Matching Marbled Page Edges, Morocco Tips The book size: 10 3/4" high x 7 3/4" wide, 294 pages Considering the age, the Book is in Fine condition, with no bookplates, or labels, with no scuffing/sun fade/foxing. (see photos) Considering the age, the Slipcase is in Near Fine condition, wit … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: claterbos6p8j [Astoria, Oregon, United States]
2020-05-25 20:15:08
Kluth, Karl ( *1898 Halle - 1972 Hamburg )
1938. Blattmaß ca. 29 x 39,5 cm ( Höhe x Breite ). Das Blatt gering fingerfleckig, leicht gebräunt. Links unten bezeichnet sowie mit Angabe VIII, OF-TR. Das Blatt gering angeknickt. ( Literatur u.a.: Neue Rump, Hamburgisches Künstlerlexikon Seite 235-236. >>>Karl Kluth war Mitglied des Hamburger Künstlervereins, der Hamburgischen Künstlerschaft und der Hamburgischen Sezession<<< - Provenienz: Alter Privatbesitz ) ( Lagerort Richey – DG, Kluth-Mappe – Artikelnummer 18947 ) ( in meinem Besitz befinden sich u.a. auch insgesamt 9 Skizzenbücher Kluths aus dem Nachlaß ) ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage / further pics at request )
Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen [Hamburg, Germany]
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2020-05-25 19:56:06
[Movies]. Keaton, Buster.
New York / Los Angeles, 1938. Hardcover. 1 page, legal folio, November 9, 1938. An historic document signed by Buster Keaton under his full legal name, Joseph F. Keaton, in which he signs away all rights in Buster Keaton Productions, the company that produced and owned his great silent film masterpieces. "The undersigned, Joseph F. Keaton, in consideration of the sum of one thousand dollars, does hereby remise, release and forever discharge the said Buster Keaton Productions, Inc., its successors and assigns, of all claims, demands and damages of any kind whatsoever against said Buster Keaton Productions . assigns . any interest or share in the proceeds from the sale by Buster Keaton Productions, Inc., of its studio property." Signed by Keaton and countersigned and sealed by a Los Angeles notary. By 1938 Keaton's film career was in ruins and silent films were considered worthless. The company had been created for Keaton by Joe Schenck, his brother-in-law, on whom Keaton relied heavily for financial advice and direction. At the end of the silent era, Schenck sold Keaton to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, forever ending the great period of Keaton's creative independence as a filmmaker. In 1954, a chance meeting with Raymond Rohauer, a Los Angeles movie theatre manager and film collector, led Rohauer to buy all rights left in Buster Keaton Productions and to revive the company in partnership with the classic comedian. Rohauer searched the world to preserve the Keaton silent films that still survived and Keaton lived long enough to witness the revival of his great art at the Venice Film … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: ralph sipper books [United States]
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2020-05-25 19:25:02
Kandinsky, Wassily (*1866 Moskau - 1944, Neuilly sur Seine )
1938. Bildmaß der Darstellung c.a 12,3 x 19 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), Blattmaß ca. 31 x 23,5 cm ( Höhe x Breite ). Das Blatt von guter Erhaltung, am Oberrand unter Passepartout montiert. Laut Bleistift-Notiz verso im Werkverzeichnis von Roethel unter der Nummer 106 gelistet. Der Holzschnitt ist nicht signiert und nicht nummeriert. >>>From the second edition printed under Kandinsky's supervision and issued in Paris for XXe Siecle in 1938. The edition was 1200 - although many of these impressions were destroyed during the war.<<<
Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen [Hamburg, Germany]
2020-05-25 08:10:02
[Western Americana]. Whatley, Jack "Pecos" [Meek Luther]
(n. p.), Circa 1938-1948. Good. 26 x 33 cm. Customized leather album containing over 180 b&w photos of varying sizes on 21 black construction paper leaves and laid in (some apparently having come loose of their corner mounts), plus a number of participation passes and tickets, newspaper clippings, a handful of drawings and school material, 11 cloth and/or canvas armbands and numbers worn while competing, plus one cardboard "1st place" placard. Approximately a third of the photos are captioned in white ink. Leaves detached from binding and chipping at edges, with occasional modest loss. Images mostly sharp and clear. The photo album and scrapbook of Jack "Pecos" Whatley, a rodeo circuit rider from Douglas, Arizona, documenting rodeos and fellow riders and friends in Arizona, California, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Ohio, New York, Delaware, and Mexico. The majority of these photos are portraits of riders and show performers before, after or en route to shows, capturing the comaraderie on the circuit among men and women. Also included are photos of riders during the rodeos, riding bulls and bucking broncos, lassoing calves, and, more often than not, mid-fall to the ground; these photos are particularly riveting, revealing the drama and danger of rodeo riding. Meek Luther Whatley, also known as Jack "Pecos" Whatley" (1920 - 1975) was the son of a cowboy/ cattleman (Stonewall Jack Whatley) and appears to have been a natural on the rodeo circuit, a solid rider who seems to have rarely won but who competed frequently and obviously felt at home on the circuit. In 1950, he was charged … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Kate Mitas, Bookseller [United States]
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2020-05-24 10:54:41
Gum, Inc., Phila., Pa, 1938. (Original Artwork: Non-Sports Trading Cards) ORIGINAL PEN, INK AND WATERCOLOR ARTWORK FOR GUM INC.'S 1938 HORRORS OF WAR CARD #277: HITLER'S BORDER TOUR RAISES WAR SCARE; SOLD WITH A PSA 6 EX-MT GRADED EXAMPLE OF THE CARD. Phila., Pa.: Gum, Inc., 1938. Original drawing on artist board measures 2-7/16" x 3-1/16"; published card printed on cardboard measures 2-1/2" x 3-1/8"; graded card is encapsulated within a PSA plastic holder. Gum, Inc. (later Bowman)'s 1938 Horrors of War trading cards are the most popular and most sought out non-sports cards ever produced. According to the Metropolitan Museum of Art's website: "Initially conceived as a way to graphically illustrate and inform the public about the atrocities of the Chinese-Japanese War, the Italian invasion of Ethiopia, and the Spanish Civil War, the set proved so popular that an additional 48 cards were added [to the original 240], about Germany and the beginning of World War II." Many of the images in the set are shocking, even by today's standards. Scenes of torture, bloody battlefields and children under attack are all shown in graphic detail; printed on the back of every card in the set is the explanation for showing such graphic scenes: "To know the HORRORS OF WAR is to want PEACE;" it would seem that the lesson was not learned. The most sought out and expensive cards in the Horrors of War set are the three cards that feature Adolf Hitler: #'s 277, 283 and 286. This offering is for the original artwork for, and a PSA 6 EX-MT, card #277, i.e., one of the most desirable cards of the most … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Wallace & Clark, Booksellers [Houston, TX, U.S.A.]
2020-05-23 12:51:31
Ansel Adams
Berkeley CA: The Archetype Press, 1938. Very good condition. Everything intact, nothing missing, little fading, etc., though book is approaching a century in age. A chance to own a piece history. This is a first edition of Ansel Adams' famous "Sierra Nevada - the John Muir Trail." The hardcover is cloth, with some discoloration towards the edges. The first number of endpapers have some water soiling, but the remainder of the book is in very good condition, especially considering it is 81 years old! I studied with Ansel Adams at Yosemite in 1958, and received a phone call from his wife Virginia a few months later, explaining the book was for sale, so I purchased it when it was only 20 years old (and I was 30)! I protected the book with clear acetate for over 60 years, mostly in a dresser drawer. There is some tan discoloration to the page edges because of its age. This was Adams' first major work, and includes 50 of his tipped-in photographs printed in half-tone by Lakeside Press of Chicago. The Lakeside images are in very good+ condition, with the exception of Image XIII, "Detail, Devil's Postpile," which has a few crinckles, as can be seen in the photos of that page. This is a limited edition of 500 numbered and signed copies, of which this is a very early number, #44. Price includes shipping insurance through FedEx. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
Bookseller: tomferd1 [Delafield, Wisconsin, United States]
2020-05-23 08:12:47
Stegner, Wallace
Designed and printed by Carroll D. Coleman at The Prairie Press, Muscatine, IA, 1938. 75pp. Octavo [25 cm] Gray cloth with gilt stamped title on backstrip. Ex-library (legitimately discarded), with the usual labels and stamps, as well as evidence of the pocket having been removed on the rear free endpaper. With the exception of the ink stamp on the title page, the text is free of markings, and is printed in black and red, with a bit of blue and magenta. The cloth boards are a bit toned, and the cloth at the ends of the backstrip is slightly frayed. First and only printing. Stegner's uncommon third printed work. Stegner's influence on American writers is enormous. The litany of writers who attended Stegner's acclaimed writing program at Stanford reads like a who's who of American literature: Abbey, Kesey, McMurtry, Gaines, Berry, Carver, Pinsky, Wolfe, Stone, Olsen and others. An uncommon title from the "Dean of Western Writers". Colberg A3. First edition. One in an edition limited to 490. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA [Salt Lake City, UT, U.S.A.]
2020-05-22 17:15:20
Daphne Du Maurier Early Edition 1938 Dust Jacket
Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier Early Edition 1938 Dust Jacket. Book is in mint condition have signatures and notes had a book looked at by a researcher and said it was rare. [Attributes: In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: brochur78 [Columbus, Michigan, United States]
2020-05-22 16:42:03
Verve October - December 1938 Volume #3 + Verve January - March 1939 Volume #4 Verve : the French Review of Art Volume #3 October - December 1938 Volume #4 January - March 1939 Published Quarterly Printed in: 1938 / 1939 ----- Features ----- · Original Pictoral wrappings · Contains numerous Full page color drawings and photographs · Folio size : book measures 10" x 14" Condition This book is in good condition. This is a folio size publications, and measures 10" x 14". There are no signatures, bookplates, or markings of any kind. There is some light rubbing to the outside boards. There is some wear to the bottom of the spine. This book contains Verve Volume #3, published in October - December 1938 and Volume #4 January - March 1939. The pages are clean and free of any foxing. A rare find in any condition. Index This issue of Verve contains a wide array of paintings, illuminations, Full page color lithographs, drawings, writings, and photographs by famous artists such as: Pierre Bonnard Joan Miro Marc Chagall Matisse Paul Klee Rembrandt and Many More! ---------- About Verve---------- Verve - once called "the most beautiful magazine in the world" - was first published by Efstratios Teriade in Decmeber of 1937, exhibiting a cover by impressionist painter Henri Matisse. Teriade, an ex-law student worked variously with fellow countryman Christian Zervos on Cahiers d'Art (1926-31), as art critic for the newspaper L'Intransigeant (1928-33), and as artistic director of Minotaure (1933-36) before founding Verve with the financial assistance of David Smart, publisher of Esquire and Ap … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: diverjbks [Miami, Florida, United States]
2020-05-22 16:11:01
BURROUGHS Edgar Rice
- Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc, Tarzana 1938, 13,5x19,5cm, reliure de l'éditeur. - Edition originale. Reliure de l'éditeur en pleine toile bleue, dos lisse, tête rouge, exemplaire complet de sa jaquette illustrée. Traces d'étiquettes décollées sur l'intérieur des gardes. Ouvrage orné d'illustrations de John Coleman Burroughs. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] 43956 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet [Paris, France]
2020-05-22 08:22:18
Daphne du Maurier
London: Victor Gollancz, 1938. Click on "Read more" under item description for a full description of this lot (on eBay mobile only). Many thanksLouis88Books. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Title Rebecca By Daphne DU MAURIER [First Edition - Quarter Leather Binding] ____________ First Edition ~ Full Leather Prize Binding For Queen Mary's School for Boys Basingstoke __________ Author Daphne DU MAURIER (1907-1989) ______________________ Year of Publication 1938 __________________________ Publisher London: Victor Gollancz. _______________________ For full description see below - after all photographs ___________________________________________ Description: London: Victor Gollancz, 1938. FIRST EDITION. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.446. Elegantly bound in blue quarter morocco over decorated paper boards, spine titled in gilt to a red label between two gilt raised bands. Contents foxed, particularly to the top margin of the pages in the middle of the volume, top page edges red, others slightly foxed and tanned. The classic gothic mystery which was the source for Hitchcock's haunting film. Approximately 8 inches tall. Condition Report Externally Spine - good condition - gilt titles on red label, 2 raised gilt bands. Joints - good condition. Corners - good condition. Boards - good condition - patterned paper boards. Page edges - good condition - top edges red, others tanned and foxed. See above and photos. Internally Hinges - good condition - sound. Paste downs - good condition - new. End papers - good condition - new, subsequent foxed. Title - good condition - tanned. … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Louis'88Books (allright88) [Andover, United Kingdom]
2020-05-22 01:30:07
[South America]: [Travel]
[Various locations in Latin America, 1938. [100]pp. containing 230 photographs, as well as postcards, maps, dozens of menus, greeting cards, and other travel ephemera. Thick folio. Contemporary brown paper-covered cloth, string-tied. Boards lightly scuffed and worn. Some leaves loose, moderate edge wear and chipping. Photographs clean and nice, annotations highly legible. Good plus. An illuminating and entertaining illustrated scrapbook documenting the travels of six friends on a trip to Mexico, Panama, and various points in South America, including Colombia, Peru, Chile, Argentina, and Brazil in 1938. One of the opening leaves has four photographs of the travellers, comprised of two elderly couples and two single women captioned, "Rogues to the Pampas!" Throughout the album, there are numerous photographs, both vernacular and professional, a great many capturing locals in native dress, as well as images of scenery and the city streets. The photographs are accompanied by colorful descriptive annotations. The voyage began January 20, 1938 aboard the Japanese NYK Liner S.S. Bokuyo Maru. There are numerous menus and other ephemera from the ship, as well as a photograph of the Japanese crew signed by the ship's officers. The first photographs depict Manzanillo, Mexico a week later, with captions such as "Worst city we ever saw, says the man from Capetown, South Africa, who has been around the world," and "Sid Thompson says, 'I bet if these Mexicans had a good hot bath they'd find a suit of underwear they didn't know they had!" They picture a "peddler of hats and drink" an … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana [United States]
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2020-05-21 15:16:16
1938. thanks for checking out one of my items, if you like this you will probably like other items i have, i get tons of stuff in diverse fields of collecting and use. NOTE: i will always combine items to save you shipping cost. International bidders, if an item and packing is less than 4lbs, then i can ship via first class, and shipping might be alot less so just ask. THIS ITEM IS-----one of many amazing and early childrens books i have on ebay right now, if you like this one, you should really check out some of the others. THIS BOOK IS---obviously a beautiful, second book to win the Caldecott award, signed by author, stated first edition, super clean book, some paper missing on jacket as shown in the pictures. enjoy. VIEW MY OTHER AUCTION ITEMS TERMS AND CONDITIONS 1. Paypal users must be verified, and have a confirmed address. 2. Payment must be received within 5 days, or sale is voided, and item may be relisted. 3.Shipping is usually done by USPS or Fed Ex. I may switch shipping carrier and methods at any time. 4.Seller assumes no responsibitlity with regards to loss, damage of property, or personal injury. 5. Bidder must be 18 years or older to participate in this auction. 6.By placing a bid, you are accepting these terms and conditions. VIEW MY OTHER AUCTION ITEMSLocation-- box ( springfield wood ) Powered by eBay Turbo ListerThe free listing tool. List your items fast and easy and manage your active items. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
Bookseller: showmeyourpapers (syottoys) [Tilton, New Hampshire, United States]
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