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        "Zu-gleich"! Werkzeitschrift der Hamburger Freihafen-Lagerhaus-Gesellschaft / Hamburger Hafen- und Lagerhaus-Aktiengesellschaft 3. + 4. Jahrgang 1939 + 1940 Komplett

      20 Hefte in einer Baschaga-Mappe. KOMPLETT - 3. Jahrgang 1939 insgesamt 10 Hefte Nr. 8 Aug./Sep. und Nr. 9 Okt./Nov. Doppelausgabe. - 4. Jahrgang insgesamt 10 Hefte, keine Ausgabe für Jan., Aug. und Nov. Nr. 10 Dez./Jan. - Doppelausgabe. Inhalt u.a. Hafen, Geschichtliches, Aktuelles, Personen, Schach uvm. _____ Mappe ist hinten minimal berieben und an Ecken und Kanten minimal bestoßen und berieben und Kopfschnitt minimal staubschattig, insgesamt sehr guter Zustand, ohne Risse, Flecken oder Fehlseiten.

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        A oriente per il nord Alla ricerca della più breve via aerea dall'America all'Asia

      CASA EDITRICE MARZOCCO, FIRENZE 1939 - ITALIANO Volume rilegato con rilegatura postuma, la coperina mostra leggera usura, visibili aloni ed un'ammaccatura alla base del dorso, la copertina originale è presente all'interno, le pagine ed i tagli mostrano naturale ingiallimento, presenti illustrazioni in b. e n., trad. di E.E. Andreani

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        Systems of Logic based on Ordinals. [Received 31 May, 1938. - Read 16 June, 1938.]. [In: Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society. Second Series. Volume 45].

      London, Hodgson & Son, 1939. Royal8vo. In a recent nice green full cloth binding with gilt lettering to spine. Entire volumes 45 of "Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society. Second Series". A very nice and clean copy without any institutional stamps. Pp. 161-240. [Entire volume: (4), 475 pp.]. The very rare first printing of Turing's Ph.D.-thesis, which "opened new fields of investigation in mathematical logic". This seminal work constitutes the first systematic attempt to deal with the Gödelian incompleteness theorem as well as the introduction to the notion of relative computing. After having studied at King's College at Cambridge from 1931 to 1934 and having been elected a fellow here in 1935, Turing, in 1936 wrote a work that was to change the future of mathematics, namely his seminal "On Computable Numbers", in which he answered the famous "Entscheidungsproblem", came up with his "Universal Machine" and inaugurated mechanical and electronic methods in computing. This most famous theoretical paper in the history of computing caught the attention of Church, who was teaching at Princeton, and in fact he gave to the famous "Turing Machine" its name. It was during Church's work with Turing's paper that the "Church-Turing Thesis" was born. After this breakthrough work, Newman, under whom Turing had studied at Cambridge, urged him to spend a year studying with Church, and in September 1936 he went to Princeton. It is here at Princeton, under the guidance of Church, that Turing in 1938 finishes his thesis [the present paper] and later the same year is granted the Ph.D. on the basis of it. The thesis was published in "Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society" in 1939, and after the publication of it, Turing did no more on the topic, leaving the actual breakthroughs to other generations. In his extraordinary Ph.D.-thesis Turing provides an ingenious method of proof, in which a union of systems prove their own consistency, disproving, albeit shifting the problem to even more complicated matters, Gödel's incompleteness theorem. It would be many years before the ingenious arguments and striking partial completeness result that Turing obtained in the present paper would be thoroughly investigated and his line of research continued. The present thesis also presents other highly important proofs and hypotheses that came to influence several branches of mathematics. Most noteworthy of these is the idea that was later to change the face of the general theory of computation, namely the attempt to produce an arithmetical problem that is not number-theoretical (in his sense). Turing's result is his seminal "o-machines"; he here introduces the notion of relative computing and augments the "Turing Machines" with so-called oracles ("o"), which allowed for the study of problems that could not be solved by the Turing machine. Turing, however, made no further use of his seminal o-machine, but it is that which Emil Post used as the basis for his theory of "Degrees of Unsolvability", crediting Turing with the result that for any set of natural numbers there is another of higher degree of unsolvability. This transformed the notion of computability from an absolute notion into a relative one, which led to entirely new developments and in turn to vastly generalized forms of recursion theory. "In 1939 Turing published "Systems of Logic Based on Ordinals,"... This paper had a far-reaching influence; in 1942 E.L. Post drew upon it for one of his theories for classifying unsolvable problems, while in 1958 G. Kreisel suggested the use of ordinal logics in characterizing informal methods of proof. In the latter year S. Feferman also adapted Turing's ideas to use ordinal logics in predicative mathematics." (D.S.B. XIII:498). A part from these groundbreaking points, which Turing never returned to himself, he here also considers intuition versus technical ingenuity in mathematical reasoning, does so in an interesting and provocative manner and comes to present himself as one of the most important thinkers of modern mathematical as well as philosophical logic."Turing turned to the exploration of the uncomputable for his Princeton Ph.D. thesis (1938), which then appeared as "Systems of Logic based on Ordinals" (Turing 1939). It is generally the view, as expressed by Feferman (1988), that this work was a diversion from the main thrust of his work. But from another angle, as expressed in (Hodges 1997), one can see Turing's development as turning naturally from considering the mind when following a rule, to the action of the mind when not following a rule. In particular this 1938 work considered the mind when seeing the truth of one of Gödel's true but formally unprovable propositions, and hence going beyond rules based on the axioms of the system. As Turing expressed it (Turing 1939, p. 198), there are 'formulae, seen intuitively to be correct, but which the Gödel theorem shows are unprovable in the original system.' Turing's theory of 'ordinal logics' was an attempt to 'avoid as far as possible the effects of Gödel's theorem' by studying the effect of adding Gödel sentences as new axioms to create stronger and stronger logics. It did not reach a definitive conclusion.In his investigation, Turing introduced the idea of an 'oracle' capable of performing, as if by magic, an uncomputable operation. Turing's oracle cannot be considered as some 'black box' component of a new class of machines, to be put on a par with the primitive operations of reading single symbols, as has been suggested by (Copeland 1998). An oracle is infinitely more powerful than anything a modern computer can do, and nothing like an elementary component of a computer. Turing defined 'oracle-machines' as Turing machines with an additional configuration in which they 'call the oracle' so as to take an uncomputable step. But these oracle-machines are not purely mechanical. They are only partially mechanical, like Turing's choice-machines. Indeed the whole point of the oracle-machine is to explore the realm of what cannot be done by purely mechanical processes...Turing's oracle can be seen simply as a mathematical tool, useful for exploring the mathematics of the uncomputable. The idea of an oracle allows the formulation of questions of relative rather than absolute computability. Thus Turing opened new fields of investigation in mathematical logic. However, there is also a possible interpretation in terms of human cognitive capacity." (SEP).

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        The mechanism of nuclear fission [N. Bohr. & J. A. Wheeler] "On continued gravitational contraction" [J. R. Oppenheimer & H. Snyder].

      Lancaster, American Institute of Physics, 1939. Royal8vo. In the original green printed wrappers. In "The Physical Review", Volume 56, Second Series, Number 5, September 1. With cloth back-strip. A quire, affecting both papers, detached but without any loss of paper. A few minor tear throughout, far from affecting text. [Bohr & Wheeler:] Pp. 426-50. [Oppenheimer & Snyder:] Pp. 455-59. [Entire volume: Pp. 387-486]. First printing of two landmark papers, all of seminal importance in history of physics: The intricacies of the fission process, the groundwork for atomic and hydrogen bombs and the forgotten birth of black holes: The first theoretical description of a black hole, the production of a singularity when a sufficiently large neutron star collapses.Oppenheimer and Snyder's "ON CONTINUED GRAVITATIONAL CONTRACTION" constitute the very first theoretical prediction of a singularity when a sufficiently large neutron star collapses. This phenomenon was later to be coined as a black hole. "Had J. Robert Oppenheimer not led the US effort to build the atomic bomb, he might still have been remembered for figuring out how a black hole could form." (American Physical Society). The paper has by several physics historians been described as the forgotten birth of black holes. "Oppenheimer and his graduate student George Volkoff presented the first analysis of the formation of a neutron star in a 1939 Physical Review paper titled, "On Massive Neutron Stars". Oppenheimer wondered what would happen to a very massive neutron star. The Schwartzschild analysis of General Relativity has a theoretical limit, called the "Schwartzschild limit", when the ratio of mass-to-radius of a star is 236,000 times greater than the ratio for our sun. When this limit is exceeded, the Schwartzschild analysis does not yield a solution. Oppenheimer believed that a neutron star could have sufficient mass to exceed this limit. What would happen to it? Oppenheimer and his graduate student Hartland Snyder applied General Relativity theory to a star with sufficient mass and density to exceed the Schwartzschild limit. The Schwartzschild analysis assumed that the size of the star stays constant with time. Oppenheimer and Snyder found that they could achieve a real solution from General Relativity when the Schwartzschild limit is exceeded by assuming that the diameter of the star decreases with time. They presented their analysis in a 1939 Physical Review paper, titled, "On Continual Gravitational Contraction," which concluded with: "When all thermonuclear sources of energy are exhausted, a sufficiently heavy star will collapse. Unless fission due to rotation, the radiation of mass, or the blowing off of mass by radiation, reduce the star's mass to the order of that of the sun, this contraction will continue indefinitely." This analysis concluded that when the Schwartzschild limit is exceeded, the star must collapse indefinitely until it reaches a singularity having an infinite density of matter" (Bjornson, Singularity Predictions of General Relativity, P. 4).The Chandrasekhar / Eddington controvery in the mid 30ies did discuss the fate of neutron stars but the first thoroughly theoretical desciption was first published here. "THE MECHANISM OF NUCLEAR FISSION" is the first fully worked out theory of nuclear fission, which laid the groundwork for atomic and hydrogen bombs."Wheeler's technical mastery of physics is best seen in the classic paper of Bohr and Wheeler. Bohr and Wheeler wrote the paper in Princeton, where Bohr was visiting in the spring of 1939, a few months after the discovery of fission. The paper is a masterpiece of clear thinking and lucid writing. It reveals, at the center of the mystery of fission, a tiny world where everything can be calculated and everything understood. The tiny world is a nucleus of uranium 236, formed when a neutron is freshly captured by a nucleus of uranium 235. The uranium 236 nucleus sits precisely on the border between classical and quantum physics. Seen from the classical point of view, it is a liquid drop composed of a positively charged fluid. The electrostatic force that is trying to split it apart is balanced by the nuclear surface tension that is holding it together. The energy supplied by the captured neutron causes the drop to oscillate in various normal modes that can be calculated classically. Seen from the quantum point of view, the nucleus is a superposition of a variety of quantum states leading to different final outcomes. The final outcome may be a uranium 235 nucleus with a re-emitted neutron, or a uranium 236 nucleus with an emitted gamma-ray, or a pair of fission-fragment nuclei with one or more free neutrons. Bohr and Wheeler calculate the cross-section for fission of uranium 235 by a slow neutron and get the right answer within a factor of two. Their calculation is a marvelous demonstration of the power of classical mechanics and quantum mechanics working together. By studying this process in detail, they show how the complementary views provided by classical and quantum pictures are both essential to the understanding of nature. Without the combined power of classical and quantum concepts, the intricacies of the fission process could never have been understood. Bohr's notion of complementarity is triumphantly vindicated" (John Archibald Wheeler, Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 154 (2010)).

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        Between Pacific Tides

      This is the scarce 1939 first edition, of which only 1,000 copies were printed. Book is in very good plus condition, no dust-jacket. Light wear to the spine, contemporary previous owner's name and address on the front endpapers, light bumping to the top corners, but otherwise a tight, clean, and unmarked copy (no underlining, notes, etc.).

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        Il Museo Mussolini.,Roma,Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato,1939

      Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato, 1939. Roma, 1939; br., pp. 204, ill. b/n, tavv. b/n. italiano

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        The Ten Holy Horrors.

      London; Hodder and Stoughton. 1939. First edition. 8vo. Near fine in publisher's black cloth titled in red to spine and front board, clean and sharp, minor edgewear and bumping to spine ends. In a near fine dustwrapper, clean and bright with very slight edgewear to extremities and some very light creasing. Unclipped but with a price of 7/6 added in ink to the blank area where the price would normally be printed. Internally clean. A very striking copy indeed.

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        Excentric Shampoo. Das Beste für die Haarpflege.

      Ohne Ort: Lloyd Parfumerie [1939]. 48 Seiten. Schlichte, klammergeheftete OBroschur in illustrierter OPapiertüte. 14 x 8,6 cm. Erste Ausgabe. - Gittig 497. - Gittig 931. - Ruppelt, Thomas Mann im Teebeutel, 57. Die Papiertüte in Aufmachung einer Shampooprobe, komplett mit Gebrauchsanweisung auf der Rückseite, innen dann in Wirklichkeit jedoch ein Heft mit Texten und internationalen Reaktionen zu den Novemberpogromen von 1938. Tüte minimal braunfleckig und mit leichten Knickspuren. - Insgesamt ein schönes Exemplar der seltenen Tarnschrift.

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        Jane's All The World's Aircraft 1939

      Sampson, Low, Marston and Company 1939 - 1939. First Edition. 103 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering. Book is split into 5 parts A, B, C, D, E each part is numbered separately. Includes book mark attached with ribbon. Pages are lightly tanned and thumbed at the edges, with some foxing. Binding has remained firm. Boards are mildly rub worn, with some light shelf wear to spine, edges and corners, corners are bumped. Slight crushing to spine ends. Tanning to spine and edges. Spine has a split along rear hinge. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Paper Prison

      London; Murray; 1939; - Book is fine but for a previous owner name on front free endpaper, in a NF DJ, with only light wear to corners and to top of spine, with a bright, colorful cover illustration of French Foreign Legion soldier. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE WEB AND THE ROCK

      Harper & Brothers, NY 1939 - Originally published in tablet form - now each page inserted into separate plastic protectors and housed in three ring notebook; Pages toned - mostly at edges, one page has tear with tape repair; note that is not the entire book and was not published as such [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Weary Blues

      New York: Alfred Knopf, 1939. Eighth printing. Hard Cover. vg/good. octavo. 109pp Inscribed, signed and dated with Chicago, April 28, 1940 by Langston Hughes on front free endpaper. Dust jacket illustration front and back cover by Couarrubias. Jacket has some small pieces out along edges. Age-toning to front free endpaper. In a brodart protective wrapper.

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        The Western Angler. An Account of Pacific Salmon and Western Trout

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1939. First edition, no. 280 of 950 copies. Illustrated with plates in color and in black and white, WITH THE FOLDING MAP IN VOLUME ONE. 2 vols. 4to. Original red cloth. Very good plus set in superior condition (minor exterior soiling), internally fresh. First edition, no. 280 of 950 copies. Illustrated with plates in color and in black and white, WITH THE FOLDING MAP IN VOLUME ONE. 2 vols. 4to. With the Map. A beautiful and monumental work. Notes Frazier, "Approximately one third of the 950 sets of this book were issued with the fold-out map opposite page 3 of Volume 1. The other two-thirds of this set were issued without the fold-out map." Siegel does not explain the reason for this omission, only that it exists. A SCARCE AND HIGHLY DESIRABLE ANGLING DERRYDALE. Siegel 156; Frazier H-1-a, H-1-b; Cave A21

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        The Nature of the Chemical Bond and the Structure of Molecules and Crystals An Introduction to Modern Structural Chemistry

      Ithica: Cornell University Press, 1939. First edition. Hardcover. Good. Ex-library from a university library with usual library markings. Tightly bound with no other interior markings. Surface wear to cover and edges with bumping to corners. Blue cloth with gilt title on spine, pocket in rear.

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        Operative Orthopedics

      C. V. Moseby, St. Louis, MO 1939 - Book condition: near fine, very scarce, massive volume filled with 845 b/w illustrations along with four color plates, exhaustive reference volume covers a vast number of topics in depth while citing references, blue cloth boards in excellent condition showing only two very light thin scuffs to finish on front, gilt on spine bright and intact, front hinge cracked with some play, blacked out name and address on the front pastedown otherwise interior very clean, binding tight, 1154 pages with index, 7.25 X 10.25 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: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die archaischen Marmorbildwerke der Akropolis. Hrsg. von Hans Schrader.

      Klostermann, Frankfurt am Main 1939 - Textband: Die Koren. Rundwerke ausser den Koren Reliefs. Giebel Friesfragmente. XVII, 399 S., 503 Abb. im Text. Tafelband: Farbtafeln I-VI, 200 einseitig bedruckte Schwarz-Weiß-Tafeln. Schwarzer Original-Ganzleineneinband, goldgeprägter Rücken- und Bandtitel, Vorsätze in einfarbig grauem Papier. keine Benutzungsspuren. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE MAP OF LOVE (Superb Publisher's Review Copy)

      J. M. Dent, London 1939 - Thomas, Dylan. THE MAP OF LOVE. London: J. M. Dent, (1939). First Edition. A Fine copy in a Fine priced dust jacket, a superb example which was acquired directly from the fastidious original purchaser (1940 ink ownership inscription on ffep). A copy in finer condition would be hard to find; furthermore it bears the publisher's perforated stamp on last leaf, 'Complementary Copy Not For Sale'. THE MAP OF LOVE was published only a few weeks before Great Britain declared war on Nazi Germany and did not receive the critical attention it surely merited given the enthusiastic responses to his first books of poetry. The poems "After the Funeral" and "On No Work of Words" are critically ranked among the best of his early poetry. "I make this in a Warring Absence" is an excellent early look at Dylan and Caitlin's tempestuous marriage. The prose section consists of seven early stories Dylan published in magazines and they show distinct flashes of the talent that led him to his following year's 1940 breakout volume of fiction: PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG DOG. Here's an uncommon opportunity to acquire a really sharp and fresh example of a first edition generally found in pitiable state (with the added bonus of it being a publisher's review copy). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Merchant of Yonkers

      1939. First Edition . Signed. WILDER, Thornton. The Merchant of Yonkers. New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1939. Octavo, original pale orange cloth, pictorial endpapers, original dust jacket. $3800.First edition, inscribed on the half title by Wilder in the year of publication, the year after he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Our Town, “For —- —-, Greetings of Thornton Wilder, New Haven, April 27, 1939.” A beautiful copy.Wilder's Merchant of Yonkers premiered in Boston and New York in 1938, the same year his play, Our Town, won the Pulitzer Prize. “Perhaps Wilder's most popular work,” The Merchant of Yonkers was “his adaptation of one of Nestroy's farces (Einen Jux will er sich machen, based on A Day Well Spent by John Oxenford). Merchant of Yonkers, later revised by Wilder and titled The Matchmaker, ran “in New York from December 1955 to February 2, 1957… The musical comedy version of the latter—Hello, Dolly!—ran in New York from January 16, 1964, to December 27, 1970” (Selected Letters, 364n). “A spectacular success,” Michael Stewart's libretto for Hello, Dolly! closely followed Wilder's comedy (Hartnoll, 892). Copyright page with “4-9 First Edition,” Code of “C-O” indicating publication in March 1939. Bruccoli & Clark III:367. Book fine; very lightest edge-wear to colorful about-fine dust jacket.

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        Small Beer

      New York: The Viking Press, 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Signed. First limited edition; Copy #59 of a limited 175, with an original full page signed watercolor painting by Ludwig Bemelmans. Good+, with cloth faded at spine, rubbed at extremities. Previous owner inscription to verso of front free end paper. Pages toned, endsheets lightly foxed and darkened at gutters. Lacking the publisher's slipcase.

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        Friendship

      Worcester: Achille J. St. Onge, 1939. 82pp. One of 950 copies printed at the Merrymount Press. This is the second book bearing St. Onge's imprint. With a frontispiece portrait of Emerson. Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full russet morocco with gilt decorations on both panels. A very fine copy, with the bookplate of T.M. Cleland, an important type designer, book designer at the Merrymount and Caslon Presses, and founder of the Cornhill Press in Boston. Together with a promotional postcard with four sample leaves from the book tipped in. A.e.g. (Massmann 2; Bradbury, p. 252). (2 5/16 by 1 5/8; 60x40mm).

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        Skylark

      Random House, New York 1939 - First edition. Fine in an age-toned, very good or a little better dustwrapper with very shallow loss at the crown. Warmly Inscribed by Raphaelson: "Dear Jean -- Here it is, much changed, but I hope you approve. Gratefully, Samson Raphaelson. December 12, 1939 New York." A play adapted from the author's novel of the same name, and basis for the 1941 Mark Dansdrich film featuring Claudette Colbert, Ray Milland, Brian Aherne, and Binnie Barnes. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        [THE FIFTH COLUMN IN RUSSIAN] Pyataya kolonna i pervye tridtsat' vosem' rasskazov / Per. s angl. pod red. I.A. Kashkina [i.e. The Fifth Column and the First Thirty-Eight Stories]

      Moscow: Goslitizdat, 1939. 656 pp. 17,4x12 cm. In original cloth. Fine. This is the first edition of the play The Fifth Column and anthology of the writings by Ernest Hemingway (first published in 1938). The original edition was of forty-nine stories which was also the title. A few less sufficient stories were not included in this edition and two essays on the Spanish Civil War were added (written in 1937 and 1938) as well as the last written story On the American Dead in Spain (1939). The Spanish Civil War strengthened Hemingway's reputation and authority in USSR. In 1930s everyone knew he was writing a new novel (For Whom the Bell Tolls), a great amount of fans were waiting for a new book. But the translation came only 28 years later because 1930s were the years of increasing vigilance and intolerance to ideological 'flaws' of Western writers. Nevertheless this play and stories were published a year after the original publication. WorldCat locates only one copy in University at Albany Library.

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        THE CHERRY STREET HOUSE By ELEANOR W.NOLEN 1939COLORED!

      Thomas Nelson and Sons, NY 1939 - TITLE: THE CHERRY STREET HOUSE By ELEANOR W.NOLEN 1939COLORED! AUTHOR: ELEANOR WEAKLEY NOLEN PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: Thomas Nelson and Sons, NY 1939 EDITION: First Edition CATEGORY: Children, Art ---NOT SIGNED--- BINDING/COVER: Hardback without dust jacket CONDITION: (All defects if any are formulated into pricing by ViewFair Books Books. If ViewFair Books miss any defects or highlights on any book/printings, our policy is to make immediate amends to any customer): The book is without a dust jacket. The outside has a few soiled like spots in a couple of places (see photo). The inside of book is clean. THE PICTURES IN THE BOOK HAVE BEEN NICELY PAINSTAKINGLY HAND COLORED THROUGHOUT BY WHAT APPEAR TO BE A PROFESSIONAL OR TALENTED INDIVIDUAL!!!! THE FRONTISPIECE IS NICELY DONE ALONG WITH OTHER PICTURES IN THE BOOK. There are pencil notations or initials along side the artwork. Book is without marks or writings OTHER THAN THOSE OF THE COLORATIONS , pages are moderately clean, and book is tight and sturdy. One or two of the home colorations have left very light smudge marks on the adjoining pages. Beautiful beautiful UNIQUE artwork that is well done throughout!!!! SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 193 pages BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition. Thomas Nelson and Sons, NY 1939. Fair(plus)/None dust jacket condition. Insides are good. THE PICTURES IN THE BOOK HAVE BEEN NICELY HAND COLORED THROUGHOUT BY WHAT APPEAR TO BE A PROFESSIONAL OR TALENTED INDIVIDUAL!!!! THE FRONTISPIECE IS NICELY DONE ALONG WITH OTHER PICTURES IN THE BOOK. Pictures by Vera Neville, BUT THEY HAVE BEEN REDONE IN A UNIQUE COLOR STYLE THAT REALLY TOOK A LOT OF TIME AND DETAIL!!!! DUE TO THE UNIQUE AND PAINSTAKING ARTWORK, THE PRICE HAS BEEN REALLY INCREASED TO MATCH THE GIFT OF THE ARTISTS!!! Many additional photos upon request are available. BOOK IS ONE OF A KIND, THERE ARE NO OTHER UNIQUE HAND COLORED COPIES FOUND FOR SALE ANYWHERE ON THE INTERNET (A couple of artist decided to put their talents to work in a unique manner that turned out beautifully)!!!!!!! ETRA PICTURES AT: ViewFair Books/store/catalog/003200.jpg ViewFair Books/store/catalog/003200-2.jpg ViewFair Books/store/catalog/003200-3.jpg ViewFair Books/store/catalog/003200-4.jpg COMPETITIVE PRICING! 399-345 InvCode zzd19 ViewFair Books : 003200 Size: 8 x 5 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Value and Capital

      1939. First Edition . HICKS, John R. Value and Capital. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1939. Octavo, original dark blue cloth, original dust jacket. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $3200.First edition of this landmark of modern economics.Hicks' “peak achievement, his main claim to fame. In the field of pure theory it was probably the most influential book of the first half of the 20th century. To some extent this was due to the new pieces of analysis it contained, explained lucidly enough to be readily incorporated into existing theory. To an even larger extent the book's extraordinary influence was due to the timely synthesis it offered. The general equilibrium of Walras, Pareto's ordinal utility, and Slutsky's analysis of comparative-static effects were all integrated with post-Wicksellian dynamics, Keynesian microstatics, and a capital theory along the lines of Bohm-Bawerk. By combining all these elements into a unified theoretical apparatus, Value and Capital provided the springboard from which the brilliant theorists of the next generation would jump off… Overall, Hicks will probably appear in the history of economics as the greatest British theorist of the century” (Niehans, 359, 371). Contemporary owner signature of economist Weir M. Brown.Book about-fine, price-clipped dust jacket completely unrestored with a bit of wear and toning mainly to extremities and a few archival tape repairs to verso. A near-fine copy.

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        VALUE AND CAPITAL: An Inquiry into Some Fundamental Principles of Economic Theory

      Oxford:: Clarendon Press,. 1939.. First edition. Sir John Richard Hicks (1904 - 1989) was one of the most important and influential economists of the twentieth century. In microeconomics, the compensated demand function is referred to as the Hicksian demand function in his honor (Wikipedia). Minor wear to corners, endpapers darkened (due to unavoidable offset from the binding) and just a little foxed. Near fine, lacking the dust jacket. An exceedingly scarce book in the first edition. .

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        NO WIND OF BLAME

      Garden City: Published for the Crime Club, Inc. by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1939.. Octavo, pp. [1-10] [1] 2-294, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black, top edge stained red. First U.S. edition. An Inspector Hemingway novel. "Although not so popular as her Regency romances Heyer's detective novels are better crafted and more enduring. They illustrate the style of mystery writing in her time while being sufficiently original to carry her unmistakable signature." - Pederson (ed), St. James Guide to Crime and Mystery Writers (4th ed.), pp. 508-10. Barzun and Taylor: A Catalogue of Crime (1989) #1744. Some mild rubbing to cloth at edges, a nearly fine copy in very good or somewhat better dust jacket with some rubbing at edges and along folds, several tiny closed tears to edges of front panel, and mild shelf wear to spine ends and corner tips. Uncommon in jacket. (#137108)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Ten Little Niggers

      Collins / The Crime Club 1939 - First edition, first printing, second state with no date listed on copyright page. Very Good with light lean to spine, a bit of dust soiling, fading to cloth corresponding to jacket chips, and bumping to page corners. In a Very Good dust jacket with front flap clipped at bottom corner and publisher's price of 4'- net printed left of the clip (assumed second issue); edge wear with chipping heavier at spine ends, rubbing to folds, faint pencil markings to front panel and fading to spine. A controversial title to say the least, published in America and filmed as And then There Were None. This book remains one of Christie's best-selling novels, as well as the world's best-selling mystery book and one of the best-selling books of all time. It is widely considered the author's masterpiece. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Flying Colours.

      Little, Brown and Company,, Boston: 1939 - Near fine book in a near fine dust jacket, neatly price-clipped with a few tiny nicks at spine ends. The third Hornblower novel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Dagg Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Dokumente Reden Berichte u. Aufsätze zur Geschichte der Gegenwart

      Sehr seltene und 10 Hefte umfassende Chronik des Zeitgeschehens von August 1939 bis April 1940. Hefte 1-9 komplett plus Sonderheft 1 "Die Plutokraten Englands/Frankreichs und der USA als Kriegshetzer".enthalten sind zahllose Reden, Mitteilungen, Tagesbefehle, Erlässe und Berichte von namenhaften Parteigrößen (u.a. Hitler, Hess, Göbbels, Göring, Ley). Hefte im Format A4, teilweise etwas berieben.Heft 9 am Rücken beschabt...sonst gut erhalten. Selten!!!

      [Bookseller: rarebooks80]
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        Raymond Guest M.F.H. Foxhunting Photo Album: Rock Hill Hounds, Virginia Two Good Days in December 1939

      1939 - (22) B&W Photos!

      [Bookseller: The Cary Collection]
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        Good Morning Midnight

      Constable, 1939 A first edition, first printing published by Constable in 1939. A very good+ book with a gift inscription to the half-title (opening onto the half title as required) and some spotting to the page edges, in a very good clipped wrapper with a small chip to the head of the spine and a little soiling to the rear panel. Rare fourth novel.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        Original-Zeichnung. Mischtechnik. Ölkreide aquarelliert.

      Rahmen weiss (34 x 31 cm) in Passepartout. Grösse der Zeichnung 11 x 10. 5 cm, Hübsches Blatt in typischer Naegeli-Manier. Vom Künstler signiert und datiert. - Harald Oskar Naegeli (* 4. Dezember 1939 in Zürich) wurde als Sprayer von Zürich Ende der siebziger Jahre weltweit bekannt.

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Modern Man in the Making

      1939. NEURATH, Otto. Modern Man in the Making. 159, [1] pp. Illustrated throughout with charts and diagrams. Small 4to., 265 x 205 mm, bound in publisher's blue cloth with title in silver on spine and front cover. New York: Knopf, 1939. |~||~||~||~| In the 1920s, Neurath developed the "Museum of Society and Economy" as a means of conveying complicated social and economic facts. Together with the illustrator Gerd Arntz and with Marie Reidemeister, Neurath created "Isotype," a symbolic way of representing quantitative information via easily interpretable icons. Isotype was hugely influential, especially in the Soviet Union. It was much used as a design element, and is, in fact, still omnipresent. Modern Man in the Making is Neurath's magnum opus, and despite being a trade book, is notoriously hard to find. See: Otto Neurath, The Language of the Global Polis.

      [Bookseller: Ursus Rare Books]
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        A Chronicle of the Carmelites in Persia, and the Papal Mission of the XVIIth and XVIIIth centuries.

      London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1939 - 2 volumes, quarto. Original black cloth, title gilt to spine, blind panels to boards. Slightly rubbed, spines relined, hinges repaired, endpapers browned, pale toning to the text, some inked marginalia in volume I, slight tide-marks at the fore-edge of both volumes. Portrait frontispiece and 39 other plates, folding map. First edition of this important contribution to the history of the region based on extensive documentation from Archivio di Propaganda Fide and Casa Generalizia dei Carmelitani in Rome. "In 1604 Pope Clement VIII, with the support of Sigismund III Vasa of Poland, dispatched a mission of Discalced Carmelite fathers to Persia; the embassy represented the culmination of a policy of seeking alliances against the Ottoman empire that had been initiated by Pius V when he had attempted to formalize relations with Shah Tahmasb they received a very warm welcome from Shah 'Abbas I (1588–1629) and were permitted to settle at Isfahan in 1608. As ambassadors, they were given a royal residence near the Meydan-e Mir, where they established a handsome monastery. For many years it sheltered a varying number of fathers from a wide range of national backgrounds. In 1752 the last Carmelite departed, only a short interval after the death of Philippe-Marie de St-Augustin, bishop of Isfahan, in 1749 The primary importance of the Carmelites in Persia was as witnesses to history; they were observers of political and social events through the reigns of 'Abbas I and Safi I (1629–42), the fall of the Safavids, and the subsequent period of troubles. In addition, as great travelers, the Carmelite missionaries were often reassigned to new posts and covered hundreds of kilometers in order to join their provincial chapters" (Encyclopaedia Iranica). The Chronicle was described on its recent reissue as "an unparalleled source of detailed information on the politics, diplomatic rituals, foreign policy concerns and matters of court ceremony of the time". Not in Wilson. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        MEN AROUND THE PRESIDENT

      New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1939. First Edition. Fine/Very Good Plus. New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1939 Stated First Edition.12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Probably Alsop's rarest work and an important political commentary. Missing from most Presidential collections. This lovely copy in original dust jacket. "Who are the men who do the back-seat driving in Washington today?" The Brain Trust and Cohen-Corcoran group described. Early Alsop & Kintner, following on 168 days but much rarer. Alsop also of pioneering gay interest. Red cloth, black print to spine. Pg. 212. Very light wear and unobtrusive half inch closed tear noted to clipped jacket. Clean sharp as new book. Scans on request, questions cheerfully answered and customer satisfaction quaranteed. Find out why 75 % of our business is from repeat customers. Extra shipping and insurance at cost to many destinations.. First Edition. Fine/Very Good Plus.

      [Bookseller: Finefinds Collection Management]
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        Esposizione Universale di Roma. MCMXLII - Anno XX° E.F.

      Roma, Commissariato Generale, 1939, 4° legatura originale in pergamena con iscrizioni dorate al piatto ant. pp. 88 con numerose illustrazioni col. (Sironi, ecc.) Bellissimo volume con i plastici realizzativi, ecc. Non comune.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Piani già' Naturalistica snc]
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        Mystery Men #5 1939-Fox-Blue Beetle-Green Mask-LOU FINE-comic book

      Fox 1939 - LOU FINE cover. GREEN MASK, BLUE BEETLE, CHEN CHANG, CAPTAIN SAVAGE, MR. DEATH. REX DEXTER of MARS by DICK BRIEFER. Spine wear, split at bottom up past top staple, cover attached at top staple only. Nice supple page quality. Condition: G

      [Bookseller: DTA Collectibles]
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        CARSON OF VENUS ..

      Tarzana, California: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, [1939].. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [1-4] 5 [6-8] 9-312 [313: ads] [314-318: blank] [last two leaves are blanks], six inserted plates with illustrations by John Coleman Burroughs, original blue cloth, front and spine panel stamped in orange, top edge stained red, other edges rough trimmed. First edition. "... the third and by far the finest book in the series [of Venus novels]." - Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 298-302. Heins CV-1. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, Additions. A fine copy in fine first state (laminated) dust jacket. A very sharp copy. This copy is signed by Florence Gilbert Burroughs, the dedicatee, and presented to a Burroughs Bibliophile by "his friend" Eddie Gilbert, on the dedication page. (#151449)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc. ]
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        Verve. The French Review of Art. Nos. 5-6. Directeur E. Tériade.

      July - October 1939., Paris - 26.5x35.5. 134pp. 22h. ilus. Número miscelánea, con textos de Paul Valéry, André Gide, Jules Supervielle, Jean-Paul Sarte, Alfred Jarry, etc. Litografías de Braque, Derain, Fernand Léger, Matisse, Paul Klee, etc. Reproducciones de iluminaciones medievales, ilustraciones de Giacometti, Bores, etc. Fotos de Brassäi, Bradt, Cartier, Herbert List, etc. Impecable. Rústica. Cubierta de Aristide Maillol. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Carmen Alonso Libros]
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        Sheba's Daughters. being a record of travel in Southern Arabia. With an appendix on the rock inscriptions by A. F. L. Beeston.

      London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1939 - Large octavo. Original green cloth, title gilt to spine together with Athena's owl. Boards severely mottled as usual, spotting to endpapers and occasionally to the text, about very good. A few marginal notes in Bates's hand. Frontispiece and 46 other plates, folding map at the rear. First edition, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To G. L. Bates with the author's thanks and good wishes. H. St. J. B. Philby, 1/5/39." George Latimer Bates was an eminent ornithologist, naturalist, and author of the Handbook of Birds of West Africa. Bates had spent some 25 years in West Africa supporting himself by supplying specimens to the Natural History Museum. After the publication of his book he began to assist the Museum in cataloguing the bird samples being sent back from Arabia by Philby. Following an invitation from Philby, Bates taught himself Arabic and went out to join him in 1934, partly to assist in collecting specimens, but also to carry out research for a book on the birds of Arabia. Although he contributed several papers on regional species to Ibis, the book was never published, but after his death in 1940 the manuscript was used by Meinertzhagen in the production of Birds of Arabia. Philby presentation copies are decidedly uncommon. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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