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        The World is Round

      New York: William R. Scott, Inc, 1939. Signed Limited Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Signed. Signed limited first edition, one of 350 unnumbered copies signed by both Gertrude Stein and Clement Hurd, in publisher's slip case. Very Good with offsetting from binder's glue on front cover, spine toned and with a bruise at the center, in a Very Good slip case with surface scratches and wear along the extremities. Signed by both the author and illustrator, scarce.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The World is Round. Pictures by Clement Hurd.

      New York: William R. Scott. 1939 - Quarto. Original blue boards, white cloth back strip, titles to front board in white, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Ends of spine lightly bumped, corners a touch rubbed, in the dust jacket with wear to extremities, a touch of toning to spine, closed tear and creasing to end of spine. A very good copy. Illustrations throughout by Clement Hurd. First edition, first printing. Stein's first book for Children. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Enchanted Wood

      Newnes, UK 1939 - 1st Edition 1939. One of the hardest to find 1st editions with a wrapper published by Enid Blyton. The first book in the Faraway Tree series. This is the second copy I have handled in fifteen years with the wrapper present. Book is very good++ and bright. Contents are good with school gift bookplate to endpaper.The wrapper is poor with half of the rear wrapper and flap missing. Loss to spine top. The front panel and spine have rubbing/ creasing and nicks to edges. A facsimile rapper is placed behind the original to make up for the loss. Not a great wrapper but very rare in any condiiton. Conforms to all 1st ediiton 1st issue points. More images can be taken upon request.Ref Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd]
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        No Time For Comedy

      New York: Random House, 1939 - First Edition. Jacket reinforced with brown paper; tape stains to endpaper and cloth edges where it was tacked down, else very good. Signed by the author and the cast, which included Katharine Cornell and Laurence Olivier. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        EL ROBINSON AMERICANO

      Molino, Barcelona 1939 - 128 pp. 18 x 25 cm. Todos los envíos peninsulares se hacen por mensajería, con entrega en domicilio. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libros del Reino Secreto]
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        Jean Paul. 2., durch eine Vorrede und Register ergänzte Auflage.

      Klostermann, Frankfurt am Main 1939 - 432 S. Orig.-Leinenband. Das Buch stammt aus dem Nachlaß des mit Kommerell befreundeten Marburger Gymnasialdirektors Kurt Steinmeyer und seiner Frau Jane und trägt eine anonyme, nicht unterschriebene Widmung in Bleistift: "Kampi, der fürsorglichen Freundin, in Dankbarkeit für gastliche Tage 15. April 42." Beiliegend die Typoskripte dreier Gedichte Kommerells (5 Seiten) aus den 1930er und 1940er Jahren sowie zwei posthume Sonderdrucke von Texten Kommerells, jeweils mit eigenhändiger Widmung seiner Witwe Erika Kommerell für das Ehepaar Steinmeyer. Darüber hinaus liegt der Typoskriptdurchschlag des - erst 1969 posthum veröffentlichten - Textes von Max Kommerell "Über Marionetten" bei (4 Seiten, datiert Mai 1934). Zudem eine zeitgenössiche Abschrift des Gedichts "Am Fenster" und der Originalabzug einer Fotografie Max Kommerells auf dem Totenbett. Dazu kommt ein eigenhändiger Brief des Mathematikers Kurt Reidemeister (3 Seiten) vom 26. VII. [1944]: "[.] ich möchte Dir nur ganz kurz schreiben, daß Kommerell gestern Abend um 1/2 8 gestorben ist. Am Sonnag früh war Bultmann bei ihm zu Besuch, der ihn ähnlich apathisch fand wie ich am Sonnabend. Am Sonntag Nachmittag wurde er wach, Rosi, die Pflegetochter, las ihm Gedichte vor und weil sie Schwierigkeiten hatte, nahm er ihr das Buch aus der Hand und las selber vor. Am Montag früh hatte er einen Herzanfall [.] Er wurde von der Schwester, die ihn mit gepflegt hatte, aufgebahrt. So fand ich ihn dann wieder, wunderbar schön, geistig, bleich aber wie frisch, als wollte er eben etwas sagen mit reizenden sanften Händen [.] Eben war ich bei Bultmann, den Frau Kommerell gebeten hat, die Beerdigungsfeier zu halten [.] Ich hoffe, daß es vielleicht möglich sein wird, Carossa zu einer Gedenkstunde zu gewinnen [.] Diese Nacht noch hat Schmidt-Hagen Komerell gezeichnet [.]" Der Rückentitel ist etwas berieben, sonst handelt es sich um ein gut erhaltenes Exemplar der maßgeblichen Auflage mit nur leichten Gebrauchsspuren, interessanter Provenienz und bemerkenswerten Beilagen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Rolf Bulang]
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        THE CAT SAW MURDER

      Doubleday Doran, The Crime Club 1939 - Covers soiled with a large dark stain on front panel; heavy age darkening to endpapers; binding fairly loose but solid. DJ has wear to edges with small tears and light chipping; spine ends chipped with upto 1/2" of loss; folds worn with flaking and minor loss to ends; two large tape repairs across the top of the spine and one large repair across the bottom (each ~1/2" x 4"). A very scarce title. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gene Zombolas]
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        o. T. [Hafen]. Oel auf Holzplatte.

      1939 45 x 37 cm, gerahmt, Rechts unten monogr. u. dat. FM 1939. - Frans Masereel (1889-1972) bedeutender belgischer Grafiker. Zeichner und Maler. enger Freund von Stefan Zweig. der vor allem für seine beeindruckenden. von starken Emotionen geprägten Holzschnitte bekannt ist. Er vertrat in seiner Kunst einen konsequenten Humanismus. Er stellte die Menschen in ihrer Verlorenheit und Verlassenheit in der modernen Zivilisation dar. ohne indessen als Pessimist gelten zu können. Denn gleichzeitig lieferte er Beispiele für Handlungsmöglichkeiten. um dem Menschlichen in einer sich entmenschlichenden Welt den ihm gebührenden Platz zu sichern. Beispiele hierfür sind die 80 Holzschnitte \"Das Gesicht Hamburgs\" oder die 100 Holzschnitte des Zyklus \"Die Stadt\" (1925). 1919 erschien seine Folge von 167 Holzschnitten \"Mein Stundenbuch\". die in Deutschland 1920 von Kurt Wolff verlegt wurde. Eine Freundschaft verband ihn mit Henry Gowa. der ihn nach Saarbrücken holte. wo er von 1947 bis 1951 die Meisterklasse für Malerei an der neugegründeten Schule für Kunst und Handwerk leitete. Frans Masereel regte am 26. September 1953 gemeinsam mit den deutschen Künstlern HAP Grieshaber. Erich Heckel. Gerhard Marcks. Ewald Mataré. Otto Pankok. Max Pechstein. Karl Rössing und anderen in Zürich an. die \"XYLON Societé Internationale des Graveurs sur Bois\" zu gründen. Diese Gründung der Internationalen Vereinigung der Holzschneider XYLON wurde beschlossen und Masereel war ihr erster Präsident. 1956 schuf er ein weiteres großes Holzschnittwerk. 100 Blätter unter dem Titel \"Mijn Land\". 1964 erhielt Masereel den Kulturpreis des Deutschen Gewerkschaftsbundes. Eine Dauerausstellung von Masereel-Werken gibt es im Frans Masereel Centrum in Kasterlee bei Antwerpen. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Gemälde - vor 1945

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        BEATAM ME DICENT vol.II NOVENARIO MARIANO

      LIBRERIA EDITRICE FIORENTINA, FIRENZE 1939 - ITALIANO Volume intonso, pagine leggermente ingiallite causa tempo e con lieve fioritura, coperta morbida illustrata leggermente ingiallita e con segni di usura, piccolo foro da colpo preso che dalla coperta arriva alla prime venti pagine, tagli ingialliti e con fioritura

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        12 bois gravés de Frédérique Charlaix. Préface d'Henri Focillon.

      Lyon, sous le patronage du Bois gravé, 1939 ; in-4, [8] pp. , 12 ff. de bois gravés (de 1932 à 1938), sous chemise rigide à dos toilé, étiquette de titre décorée. Edition originale ; lyonnaise, Frédérique Charlaix, qui a illustré "Le Masque de Lyon" (1932) et "Dame Loyse, la Belle Cordière" (1937, Louise Labé), utilisait surtout la technique de taille d'épargne où seul reste le dessin qui va être imprimée, le restant étant enlevé, qui permet de beaux contrastes. Ouvrage rare. Minuscule coupure en queue du dos, bon exemplaire.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Ancienne Clagahé]
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        The Medals [Signed by George Seferis -- Seferiádes, Georgios; Seferis, Giorgos -- to Rex Warner, with two drawings by Seferis]

      New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1939. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. A Very Good copy of the first American edition, first printing (lower board corners bumped, spine ends gently pushed, mildly askew) in a Very Good + dust jacket (tiny and small chips to the dust jacket's edges, spine sunned, 1 1/4 inch tear starting at the front panel's top edge -- still a very good + example of this title's fragile and typically rather worn uncommon dust jacket), INSCRIBED, SIGNED, PLACED, and DECORATED BY GEORGE SEFERIS TO REX WARNER; a collection of 12 short stories by Luigi Pirandello, the famed Italian author of novels, short stories, and plays. Widely considered to be a forerunner to the "Theatre of the Absurd", Pirandello's dramatic works influenced the careers great Playwrights such as Samuel Beckett, Eugène Ionesco, Jean Genet, Harold Pinter, Tom Stoppard, Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Fernando Arrabal, Edward Albee, and others. A literary genius of his day, Luigi Pirandello won the 1934 Noble Prize in Literature for his "bold and brilliant renovation of the drama and the stage". A Greek Diplomat and Ambassador to the UK, and one of the Twentieth Century's most important Greek Poets, George Seferis won the 1963 Nobel Prize in Literature for "his eminent lyrical writing, inspired by a deep feeling for the Hellenic world of culture", making him the first Greek ever to have received the Prize. GEORGE SEFERIS, INSCRIBED, SIGNED, PLACED, and DECORATED this book on the front free endpaper to his great friend, frequent translator, and fellow author Rex Warner (whose excellent translations of Seferis' works were a major factor in Seferis' winning the Prize) as follows: "Rex Warner [underscored] / Tiwpyos Efyipms [his Greek name using English letters] / Storrs Connecticut" under which SEFERIS HAS DRAWN TWO IMAGES ACCOMPANIED BY TWO PAGE NUMBERS. The pages referenced by Seferis are page 103, the first page of the story titled "Sicilian Honour" and page 155, the first page of the story titled "Sicilian Tangerines". Corresponding to the stories, the first of Seferis' drawings appears to be of a shield and the second appears to be of tangerine sections. Books signed by George Seferis are quite scarce and those by other authors signed and presented by Seferis are scarcer still. A Very Good copy of one Nobel Prize-winning author's copy of another Nobel Prize-winning author's work, SIGNED AND PLACED BY GEORGE SEFERIS WITH TWO ILLUSTRATIONS BY GEORGE SEFERIS RELATED TO THE BOOK'S CONTENT. QUITE SCARCE INDEED.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        CODICIS IURIS CANONICI FONTES TABELLAE

      Typis Polyglottis Vaticanis, 1939. LATINO 0,8 Coperta con lievissimi segni del tempo nella parte posteriore,titoli oro al dorso.Pagine brunite dal tempo. USATO

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Ho Hum, the Fisherman

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1939. First Edition, No. 84 of 100 copies. Illustrated with photographs. 1 vols. 8vo. Original brown leatherette. Near fine copy. In half brown morocco slipcase and chemise. First Edition, No. 84 of 100 copies. Illustrated with photographs. 1 vols. 8vo. An engaging account of a marlin-fishing expedition out of Bimini and Cat Cay, privately printed for the author, and not for sale. "An extremely rare Derrydale…a hard book to find." (Frazier). The author was a financier and philanthropist; his father co-founded the Wrigley and Harkness Company and was a major investor in the Standard Oil Company. William Hale Harkness graduated from Yale in 1922 and received a Harvard law degree in 1925. A member of numerous clubs and organizations, he was at one time vice president of the American Geographical Society and the Boys Club of New York. He also authored Temples and Topees, published by The Derrydale Press in 1936. Bruns H73; Siegel 150; Frazier H-3-a; Heller 2:844

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        TOWN

      HURD, CLEMENT. HURD,CLEMENT. TOWN. NY: William R. Scott, (1939). 8vo (7 1/4 x 8 1/4"), pictorial boards, slightest bit of cover soil, near Fine. First and likely only edition. This is a charming panorama depicting life in a town, featuring 14 color lithographed panels in Hurd's characteristic bold, simple style (Hurd was the illustrator of "Goodnight Moon"), reminiscent of Alexxandra Exters panoramas. There is one page of text about a little boy and girl's life in the city, where they live. Deliberately short, it was meant to stimulate the imagination and be the basis for a story that children would embellish themselves. There is a companion piece titled "Country". See Bader p. 221-222 who comments on the influence of Soviet children's books and Japanese screen art that can be seen in this book. Rare.

      [Bookseller: Aleph-Bet Books, Inc.]
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        The Little Mermaid

      Macmillan, New York 1939 - Dust jacket art, gorgeous full page illustrations by Dorothy P. Lathrop (6 colored and 8 black and white) along with illustrated end pages. Dorothy Pulis Lathrop (1891-1980) was an American author and illustrator of children's books. Book is solid and intact with a dust jacket that is in good vintage condition for being 76 years old. No writing or tears on pages. Rare edition~Not marked First Edition, however, it is marked Published October, 1939 and that is when this edition was first and only published. Dust jacket with professionally repaired closed tears and some chipping and ink scribbling to the back of the jacket only. NOT price-clipped. inscribed by Dorothy Lathrop. Size: 8½" x 10½" 0.0 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sekkes Consultants]
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        COMPLETE SET of Strange Stories Pulp magazine, Volume I, II, III, IV, V, # 1, 2, 3, February, April, June, August, October, December - 1939, 1940, 1941 ( Flowers From the Moon; Spawn of Blackness; Citadel of Darkness; Creeper In Darkness; Snake Goddess)

      New York, NY: N.Y. / New York: Better Publications / Strange Stories Pulp, 1939 - 1940 -1941, 1st Edition, First Printing , 1939. --------------13 volumes, overseas shipping (anything outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional shipping charges, pulp magazine, the complete series, overall a Good to Very Good set with most being VG, for condition please assume at least some chips and tears and some age toning/browning to paper with a bit of brittleness, some ink names, -----Oct 40 has 80% spine loss, Feb 40 has 25% spine loss, Dec 39 has a somewhat faded spine, Oct 39 is missing back cover and front cover is detached, Jun 30 has tape on spine which lightly wraps onto covers ----------contributing authors include: Don Alviso; John L Benton; David Bernard; Wyatt Blassingame ; Robert Bloch; Carol Boyd; Leigh Brackett; Bernard Breslauer; Arthur J Burks; O. M. Cabral; John Clemons; Eli Colter; Vincent Hamilton Craigie; Jack B Creamer; Ray Cummings; Marian Stearns Curry; Norman A Daniels; ; August W Derleth; Derleth & Mark Schorer; Earle Dow; Fenton W Earnshaw ; Robert Emerick ; Lloyd Arthur Eshbach; Ralph Milne Farley; Tarleton Fiske (aka Robert Bloch); Oscar J Friend; Will Garth; Shelton Goodall; Keith Hammond (aka Henry Kuttner); C William Harrison; Eldon Heath (aka Derleth); Joseph H Hernandez; Carl Jacobi; Carson Judson; Dr David Keller; Otis Adelbert Kline; Henry Kuttner; Frank Belknap Long; Amelia Reynolds Long; James Macfie ; Tally Mason (aka Derleth); Thorp McClusky; C L Moore; Maria Moraysky; Earl Peirce, Jr ; E Hoffman Price; Robert D Price; Dorothy Quick; Seabury Quinn; Capt. George J Rawlins; Olga L Rosmanith ; Eric Frank Russell; Alexander Samalman ; Heydorn Schleh ; Mark Schorer; Paul Selonke; Charles S Strong; Don Tracy; Hal G Vermes; A Hyatt Verrill; Bruce Walker; Mordred Weir (aka Amelia Reynolds Long); Manly Wade Wellman; Hampton Wells; Bertram W Williams; Gabriel Wilson; R R Winterbotham, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo . Not Signed. First Edition. Pulp. Very Good. Illus. by Rudolph Belarski; Earle K. Bergey and other pulp cover Artists.

      [Bookseller: Leonard Shoup ]
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        Mount Chocorua at Dusk

      1939 - A painting by Cummings of New Hampshire's Mount Chocorua, as seen from Joy Farm, his home in Silver Lake, NH. Unsigned but dated on the verso, in an unknown hand, "Sept 16 '39." Also on the verso: "GBM #830," evidence of having been in one of the catalogs of Cummings' paintings put out by the Gotham Book Mart between the late 1960s and early 1980s, when the bookshop hosted a number of shows of his work and also took a series of exhibitions on the road to museums and galleries around the country. Oil on canvasboard, 16" x 12".

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA (Lopezbooks)]
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        Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats.

      London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1939. - FIRST EDITION. 8vo; pp. 45. Bound in publisher's yellow cloth, upper with red line drawing of two men on rollerskates, in pictorial dustwrapper. Minor soiling, spine a little darkened and nicked at ends. Very good indeed. A presentable copy of a book that too readily shows the slightest wear. ". A classic from the day it was printed, and today. one of the most famous twentieth-century books of all. This one is a must - do you hear me? A must." Children's Modern First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, PBFA, ABA, ILAB]
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        Look Magazine, July 4, 1939 - Why I Hate My Uncle, By Adolph Hitler's Nephew

      Look, 1939. 50 pages. Includes a six - page photo - illustrated feature by William P. Hitler, Adolph's nephew "who tells so candidly some things about his uncle that only a relative could know". Other features include: Student Nurses - their work and their uniforms; Stockings - short skirts bring new styles - Willy De Mond (Willy's of Hollywood); Why I Want Roosevelt to Run Again, by Harold L. Ickes; Gatti Pictures - an African Chief takes his 70 wives to the Beauty Parlor; Page of America's 10 most wanted, with photos, by J. Edgar Hoover; Movie Preview - Lady of the Tropics, starring Hedy Lamarr, and Robert Taylor; Roosevelt after 1940; Lowdown on Horse Racing, from 'Sunny Jim" Fitzsimmon; America's Best Jockeys; Hattie Carnegie vs. Elizabeth Hawes; Death Dines - photocrime; Sleep on Top of Your Car; and more. Somewhat above - average wear. Six inch tear to page 13. A sound copy of this extraordinary issue.

      [Bookseller: Online Bookshop Jim and Mina Stachow]
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        Revue Ciba. Nos.° 1 à 84. Années 1939 - 1952. (En 7 volumes reliés).

      Ciba 1939 - 1952, Bâle, - pages 1 à 2969, Plats papier bois. Couvertures supérieures conservées. Etiquettes de titre imprimé sur le haut et de cotation sur le bas. Hormis cachets de bibliothèques, très bel exemplaire.N.° 1: L?Ecole de médecine de Montpellier. - n.° 2: La médecine à la cour de Louis XIV. - n.° 3: Le développement de la génétique. - n.° 4: Les symboles de la médecine. - n.° 5: L?Islam et la médecine. - n.° 6: Superstitions médicales des Tziganes. - n.° 7: Benins et animaux venimeux. - n.° 8: Médecine et mesure du temps. - n.° 9: Médecine babylonienne. - n.° 10: Les Peaux-Rouges et leur médecins. - n.° 11: Le rôle des médecins pendant la Révolution française. - n.° 12: Les Grands Mongols et leurs médecins. - n.° 13: La Croix-Rouge, son histoire et son oeuvre. - n.° 14: Le médecin chez les anciens Romains. - n.° 15: Evolution de la médecine hindoue. - n.° 16: L?apprivoisement et le dressage des animaux sauvages. - n.° 17: La promotion au grade de docteur en médecine. - n.° 18: Portraits de médecins du début de la photographie. - n.° 19: La médecine dans l?Egypte ancienne. - n.° 20: La culture des tissus. - n.° 21: Napoléon et ses médecins. - n.° 22: La Faculté de médecine de Bologne. - n.° 24: Hachich. - n.° 25: La médecine dans l?art de la porcelaine. - n.° 26: L?hermaphrodisme. - n.° 27: Salerne. - n.° 28: Le développement de la technique de coloration histologique. - n.° 29: Portraits de médecins. - n.° 30: Réalisations techniques de médecins. - n.° 31: Animaux sauvages en captivité. - n.° 32: L?enseignement médical à Oxford et à Cambridge. - n.° 33: La main. - n.° 34: Les sciences iatriques. - n.° 35: Le nourrisson. - n.° 36: Problèmes de symétrie. - n.° 37: Le vêtement et l?hygiène. - n.° 38: La médecine dans l?Espagne de l?âge d?or. - n.° 39: L?embryon. - n.° 40: L?hygiène au moyen âge. - n.° 41: Le sel. - n.° 42: Le tatouage. - n.° 43: La respiration. - n.° 44: Le bétel. - n.° 45: L?évolution de l?hygiène urbaine et domestique. - n.° 46: Le rêve. - n.° 47: La médecine dans l?ancien Pérou. - n.° 48: Les fondements littéraires de la pharmacologie arabe. - n.° 49: Vases à médicaments. - n.° 50: Le thermomètre. - n.° 51: La médecine des Aztèques. - n.° 52: La médecine en Angleterre à l?époque des Tudors. - n.° 53: La coca. - n.° 54: L?anatomie galénique. - n.° 55: Le soufre. - n.° 56: Les médecins et la politique. - n.° 57: Le masque et la maladie. - n.° 58: Fétiches, amulettes, talismans. - n.° 59: La renaissance de l?anatomie. - n.° 60: Le chamanisme. - n.° 61: L?initiation. - n.° 62: L?oreille et l?ouïe - n.° 63: Culte du crâne, têtes-trophées et scalps. - n.° 64: L?injection. - n.° 65: La Faculté de médecine de Paris. - n.° 66: L?eau. - n.° 67: Le mesmérisme. - n.° 68: La médecine à Bali. - n.° 69: Anatomia animata. - n.° 70: Médecine et cinéma. - n.° 71: Le thé. - n.° 72: La surdi-mutité. - n.° 73: L?école de médecine d?Edimbourg. - n.° 74: Yoga. - n.° 75: Le Lait. - n.° 76: La médecine en Russie jusau?à la mort de Pierre le Grand. - n.° 77: Le microscope. - n.° 78: Le tabac. - n.° 79: Antisepsie et asepsie. - n.° 80: La sécrétion interne. - n.° 81: L?iode. - n.° 82: L?hystérie. - n.° 83: Les débuts de l?obstétrique. - n.° 84: Le test psychologique.

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        Contes des mille nuits et une nuit.

      Paris, Editions de La Belle Etoile, 1939. - Trois vol. in-8 carré, reliures demi-maroquin à coins bleu canard, signées P. L. MARTIN, dos à 4 nerfs parsemés de petites étoiles dorées, titre & tomaison dorés, filet doré bordant les plats et les coins, tête dorée, plats de papier écru jaspé, couv. et dos conservés ; superbes illustrations de Jacques Touchet dont 30 h.-t. et 11 vignettes coloriés à la main par Beaufumé et très nombr. dessins en noir dans le texte. Tirage limité à 1500 exemplaires, celui-ci un des 120 numérotés sur Lafuma pur Fil, enrichi d'une suite en noir et d'un dessin original à la plume de l'artiste. Très bel exemplaire. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Trait d'Union sarl.]
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        BULLETIN DE LA SOCIÉTÉ FRANÇAISE DE PHOTOGRAPHIE

      Paris: Au Siege de la Société Française de Photographie, 1939. First editions. 8vos., various paginations. 48 bound volumes, with the years 1855 - 1890 bound two years per volume; 1891 on are a single year per volume. The volumes from 1855 - 1913 are bound in quarter cloth with marbled paper over boards; the volumes from 1914 - 24 are bound in quarter calf and marbled paper over boards; and the volumes from 1925 -1928 are quarter cloth with marbled paper over boards. The remaining volumes from 1929 - 1939 are unbound, housed in 6 custom clamshell box. Very good to fine. WITH: LABORATOIRE D'ESSAIS DE LA SOCIÉTÉ FRANCAISE DE PHOTOGRAPHIE. MÉMOIRES ET DOCUMENTS. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1897 - 1902. Volumes 1 -3; bound in 2 quarter morocco and marbled paper over boards volumes. The Société Francaise de Photographie was founded in 1854 and "defined itself under its organizing statutes as 'an artistic and scientific association of men studying photography.' Membership was limited and exclusive. By charter there would be no more than two hundred regular members, and an additional two hundred corresponding members from outside Paris." With its strong anti-commercial bias, few commercial photographers were among its members. Among its founding members were: Victor Regnault, Baron Gros, Eugène Delacroix, Louis Robert, Eugène Durieu, Alphonse de Brébisson, Léon Foucault, Hippolyte Bayard, Gustave LeGray, Charles Nègre, Blanquart-Evrard, Edmund Becquerel, Léon de Laborde, et al. The Bulletin published the work of its members, papers on scientific and technical aspects of photography, and notices from foreign societies. By the end of the nineteenth century the focus of the Bulletin had largely become scientific with fewer articles on artistic and aesthetics. As a consequence of this, biased to the scientific, several members, including Robert Demachy left the SFP to form the Photo-Club de Paris in 1894. (Condensed from the article by Kathleen Stewart Howe, p. 1280-81 in Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography. First published in 1855, as a supplement of "La Revue de Photographie - Revue Française de Photographie et de Cinématographie." This run is complete; publication was suspended from Jan. - June 1871, and again from August 1939 - Dec. 1946. Publisher and place of printing changed as many as four times during the course of this journal's history. Duplicates volumes of several early years are available, please inquire.

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        PAOLO APOSTOLO MARTIRE

      CASA EDITRICE ADRIANO SALANI, FIRENZE 1939 - ITALIANO Foto di incisione di A.Zardo del protagonista all'antiporta, timbro biblioteca al frontespizio, pagine leggermente brunite ai bordi, fioritura ai tagli, coperta rigida con titoli d'oro al dorso, con punte, piede e cima leggermente usurate

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        Finnegan's Wake

      The Viking Press, 1939 Very good in a very good dust jacket. First Published May 1939 stated on the copyright page. First U.S. Edition, which was published simultaneously with the first UK edition. Book very good condition, some tanning along the bottom edge, darkening of the front free end paper and the paste-down where something had been laid in. Dust jacket has chipping along the edges, corners and spine ends. A small piece is missing at the edge of the spine. Closed tear at top of front panel. Overall, a nice, square copy. Flap price $5.00. Comes housed in a custom slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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        Peter Pan and Wendy. With Illustrations by E. Blampied.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1939. - First Blampied Illustrated Edition. 4to. Bound in recent dark blue full morocco with gilt titles to spine, decorative gilt rule to boards, marbled end papers, all edges gtilt. With 12 tipped in plates in colour with entitled tissue guards and 17 black and white plates. Slight specs of foxing to first and last couple of pages. A fine copy in a superb recent binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, PBFA, ABA, ILAB]
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        Uniformen der Deutschen Wehrmacht. Heer, Kriegsmarine, Luftewaffe. Einschließlich Ausrüstung und Seitenwaffen. [AND:] Nachtrag 1939/1940. [TWO VOLUMES].

      Berlin, Otto Dietrich, 1939-41. - Two Volumes. Royal octavo. I. Three parts in one volume. Pp. 122. Numerous illustrated throughout the text. Plus a total of 36 plates of which 8 colour plates of uniforms are in the first part; 24 colour plates of insignia and headgear are in the second part; and 4 monochromatic plates of swords, gorgets, badges, and belt-buckles conclude the book. Bound in the original publisher's stiff wrappers, printed in red, small signature at top, with illustrated dust-jacket which is complete and well preserved though edge frayed, chipped in places and with repairs on verso. In fine condition. Excellent copy. II. Pp. 54. Printed on recto only. Numerous illustrations, tables, etc. Original printed wrappers worn in places and chipped, old shelf ticket to spine, old institutional stamps to title. In a very good internal condition. ~ First edition. Extremely rare complete set of two volumes of the original edition, including the Nachtrag which was published two years later. Unique in the original dust-jacket.

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        Diego Rivera. His Life and Times.

      New York & London: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1939. Octavo. Original blue buckram, title gilt to the spine with decorative bands, device in blind to the front board, maroon top-stain. Coloured frontispiece and 96 black and white plates, line-drawings to the text. Very slightly rubbed, light toning to the text, a very good copy. First edition. This copy inscribed on the half-title, in translation; "With my very kindest remembrances, Diego Rivera, Nov. 28 1942". The recipient was Bernard "Barney" Collins, a New Mexico-born industrialist and philanthropist with interests in textiles and mining, who divided his time between California and Mexico City, and who was a keen collector with works by Picasso, Dufy, Buffet, de Chirico, and the Mexican Muralists, Rivera and Alfaro Siqueiros. Collins was the original owner of the superb 1942 Vendedora de Flores, which most recently sold at auction in 1991 for $2,780,000, and also owned a smaller watercolour treatment of this central motif of Rivera's art. An nice copy with an attractive provenance.

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        Portrait photograph of Laurence Olivier

      New York, 1939. Variant of the portrait published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Half length portrait of the actor, seated, in coat and tie. 1 vols. 32.3 x 23 cm. (Approximately 12-3/4 x 9 inches). Fine. Atelier stamp on verso, and docketed by Van Vechten in ink, giving the subject of the photograph, the date, and the number of negative and print ("VII p 32"). Variant of the portrait published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten, (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Half length portrait of the actor, seated, in coat and tie. 1 vols. 32.3 x 23 cm. (Approximately 12-3/4 x 9 inches). Fine image of the great actor in the year of his starring role as 'Heathcliff' in WUTHERING HEIGHTS.

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        Diego Rivera. His Life and Times.

      New York & London: Alfred A. Knopf, 1939 - Octavo. Original blue buckram, title gilt to the spine with decorative bands, device in blind to the front board, maroon top-stain. Very slightly rubbed, light toning to the text, a very good copy. Coloured frontispiece and 96 black and white plates, line-drawings to the text. First edition. This copy inscribed on the half-title, in translation; "With my very kindest remembrances, Diego Rivera, Nov. 28 1942". The recipient was Bernard "Barney" Collins, a New Mexico-born industrialist and philanthropist with interests in textiles and mining, who divided his time between California and Mexico City, and who was a keen collector with works by Picasso, Dufy, Buffet, de Chirico, and the Mexican Muralists, Rivera and Alfaro Siqueiros. Collins was the original owner of the superb 1942 Vendedora de Flores, which most recently sold at auction in 1991 for $2,780,000, and also owned a smaller watercolour treatment of this central motif of Rivera's art. An nice copy with an attractive provenance. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Gadsby (A story of over 50,000 words without using the letter ÒEÓ)

      Los Angeles: Wetzel Publishing Co., 1939 - First Edition. Very good or better in a very good dust jacket with a number of old interior tape repairs; in a custom clamshell box. The author, an M.I.T. graduate, claimed to have taken 150 days to complete this work, and on reading his introduction, this cataloguer still must ponder what lead him to do it. While a warehouse fire is often cited to account for the bookÕs rarity, this was a vanity publication with a very likely modest printing. A highspot of crackpot publishing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        La Divina Commedia.

      Tallone, 1939-41. Tre volumi di cm. 31, pp. 700 ca. complessive. Solida legatura originale in mezza pergamena, dorsi lisci con titoli in oro. Tagli di testa dorati. Bross. orig. preservata all'interno, segnalini in seta. Entro cofanetto originale in cartonato rigido. Legatura firmata De Filippi. Ben conservato. Tiratura limitata a 500 esemplari numerati. Il presenta appartiene alla tiratura su carta della Manifatture di Rives recante nella filigrana il nome di Dante; ciascun volume con numero diverso. Testo a cura di Francesco Flora. Prima edizione talloniana, cfr. Pellizzari, XIII.

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        Au temps du boeuf sur le toit

      Editions NRC, 1939. in12 reliure demi-chagrin à coins, couverture de JEAN Hugo, Edition Originale, 1/10/hollande (deuxieme papier apres 3 sur japon.). Dos insolé, mors usés, Bon Etat.

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        CORRENTE DI VITA GIOVANILE PERIODICO QUINDICINALE DI LETTERATURA-ARTE-POLITICA

      MILANO 1939 - ITALIANO Periodici quindicinali dell'anno 1939,nello specifico il num.2 del 31 gennaio,n.3 del 15 febbraio,n.4 del 28 febbraio,n.5 del 15 marzo,n.6 del 31 marzo,n.7 del 15 aprile,n.8 del 30 aprile,n.9 del 15 maggio,n.12 del 30 giugno,n.10 del 31 maggio,n.11 del 15 giugno,n.13 del 15 luglio,n.14-15 del 31 luglio-15 agosto,n.16 del 15 settembre,n.17 del 30 settembre,n.18 del 15 ottobre,n.19 del 31 ottobre,n.20 del 15 novembre,n.21 del 30 novembre,n.22 del 15 dicembre.Vendibili anche separatamente al prezzo di 25 euro l'uno.

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        IN GOOD KING CHARLES'S GOLDEN DAYS. A HISTORY LESSON

      Constable and Co Ltd (1939), London - Laurence A237a: issue in pictorial boards. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author on the half title page and dated by him 9 November 1939 to his secretary of thirty years Blanche Patch. Bookplate of noted Shaw collector Harold C. Ackert on the front pastedown. A superb Shaw association copy. Joints frayed and splitting but covers still tight. Chipping to the darkened spine heel and head with slight loss of lettering at top. Still Very Good, lacking the dustwrapper [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        A Writer's Notebook

      London: William Heinemann, (1939), 1939. First edition, one of 1000 numbered copies, signed by Maugham. NCBEL IV, 663; Scott A70. Fine copy in slightly worn slipcase.. 8vo, original quarter vellum, blue buckram sides, black leather label, gilt lettering.

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        At Swim Two Birds

      London: Longman's, Green & Co., 1939. Just very good, with worn extremities, some soiling and staining to grey covers, and prev. owner name in pencil on front pastedown.dated 1941, ( George Wallace, a respected artist ) This is the second state, bound in grey, rather than the black. Hinges a little tender, but still intact. Internally, all very good. Scarce.. First Printing of the First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        BULLETIN DE LA SOCIÉTÉ FRANÇAISE DE PHOTOGRAPHIE

      Paris: Au Siege de la Société Française de Photographie, 1939. First editions. 8vos., various paginations.48 bound volumes, with the years 1855 - 1890 bound two years per volume; 1891 on are a single year per volume. The volumes from 1855 - 1913 are bound in quarter cloth with marbled paper over boards; the volumes from 1914 - 24 are bound in quarter calf and marbled paper over boards; and the volumes from 1925 -1928 are quarter cloth with marbled paper over boards. The remaining volumes from 1929 - 1939 are unbound, housed in 6 custom clamshell box.Very good to fine. WITH: LABORATOIRE D'ESSAIS DE LA SOCIÉTÉ FRANCAISE DE PHOTOGRAPHIE. MÉMOIRES ET DOCUMENTS. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1897 - 1902. Volumes 1 -3; bound in 2 quarter morocco and marbled paper over boards volumes. The Société Francaise de Photographie was founded in 1854 and "defined itself under its organizing statutes as 'an artistic and scientific association of men studying photography.' Membership was limited and exclusive. By charter there would be no more than two hundred regular members, and an additional two hundred corresponding members from outside Paris." With its strong anti-commercial bias, few commercial photographers were among its members. Among its founding members were: Victor Regnault, Baron Gros, Eugène Delacroix, Louis Robert, Eugène Durieu, Alphonse de Brébisson, Léon Foucault, Hippolyte Bayard, Gustave LeGray, Charles Nègre, Blanquart-Evrard, Edmund Becquerel, Léon de Laborde, et al. The Bulletin published the work of its members, papers on scientific and technical aspects of photography, and notices from foreign societies. By the end of the nineteenth century the focus of the Bulletin had largely become scientific with fewer articles on artistic and aesthetics. As a consequence of this, biased to the scientific, several members, including Robert Demachy left the SFP to form the Photo-Club de Paris in 1894. (Condensed from the article by Kathleen Stewart Howe, p. 1280-81 in Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography.First published in 1855, as a supplement of "La Revue de Photographie - Revue Française de Photographie et de Cinématographie." This run is complete; publication was suspended from Jan. - June 1871, and again from August 1939 - Dec. 1946. Publisher and place of printing changed as many as four times during the course of this journal's history.Duplicates volumes of several early years are available, please inquire.

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        1939 Photograph Archive of pictures taken in Sweden and Norway in the Fall and Winter. Printed at the Request of Naval Intelligence

      Alfred B. Park, N.P. 1939 - A collection of 293 pre -World War II European 8" x 10" photographs taken in Sweden and Norway by Alfred B. Park, Ensign, USNR, 1939. Photographs were stored in a blue box with a hand written paper label - "Photographs taken by A.B.P. The ones of Stockholm Harbor Got Him Jailed By Swedish Police As a German spy! The Dull, Repetitive Shots From a Railroad Car Trace the Route to Oslo and to Bergen. Were printed at Request of Naval Intelligence Norway and Sweden 1939 (initials?) 7/21/98." The majority of photographs are duplicated. The collection consists of 142 pictures of identified places in Sweden, 21 of which are gem clipped. Photographs include landmarks, buildings, apartments, Churches, markets, art sculptures, harbors, groups of people outdoors, street scenes, countryside farms, forests, etc. Most of the photographs in this group were taken in Stockholm. Other locations identified in Sweden include Lidingo, Lindigo Island, Saltsjobaden, Skansen, Gotaplatsen, Erstaviken, and Sport Stuga. 12 gem clipped photographs were taken in Norway. 3 of those photographs have no identification markings. 47 photographs are identified with a stamp on back - "Railroad Between Oslo & Bergen, Norway Mid-December 1939." 43 separate photographs, numbered in red on back (#8-#51), are not identified as to location. 37 photographs have no markings at all. 4 photographs were taken in Bergens. 5 gem clipped misc. photographs have a note "from Mexico." 1 photograph is a map of Norway with a stapled "Road" markings on the verso with a written note - "Map to Accompany Photographs of Norway Taken by Alfred B. Park, Ensign, USNR." 1 photograph is identified as a picture of the "Bruzelius Family and Al August 1939." 1 smaller 7" x 5" photograph is of two horses. All photographs are curled on the left and right edges - a result from storage in the box. Photographs are clean and in very good condition otherwise. The box is tattered, torn, etc.

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        Revue Ciba. Nos.° 1 à 84. Années 1939 - 1952. (En 7 volumes reliés).

      Bâle, Ciba 1939 - 1952, 240x175mm,demi-percaline. Plats papier bois. Couvertures supérieures conservées. Etiquettes de titre imprimé sur le haut et de cotation sur le bas. Hormis cachets de bibliothèques, très bel exemplaire.N.° 1: L'Ecole de médecine de Montpellier. - n.° 2: La médecine à la cour de Louis XIV. - n.° 3: Le développement de la génétique. - n.° 4: Les symboles de la médecine. - n.° 5: L'Islam et la médecine. - n.° 6: Superstitions médicales des Tziganes. - n.° 7: Benins et animaux venimeux. - n.° 8: Médecine et mesure du temps. - n.° 9: Médecine babylonienne. - n.° 10: Les Peaux-Rouges et leur médecins. - n.° 11: Le rôle des médecins pendant la Révolution française. - n.° 12: Les Grands Mongols et leurs médecins. - n.° 13: La Croix-Rouge, son histoire et son oeuvre. - n.° 14: Le médecin chez les anciens Romains. - n.° 15: Evolution de la médecine hindoue. - n.° 16: L'apprivoisement et le dressage des animaux sauvages. - n.° 17: La promotion au grade de docteur en médecine. - n.° 18: Portraits de médecins du début de la photographie. - n.° 19: La médecine dans l'Egypte ancienne. - n.° 20: La culture des tissus. - n.° 21: Napoléon et ses médecins. - n.° 22: La Faculté de médecine de Bologne. - n.° 24: Hachich. - n.° 25: La médecine dans l'art de la porcelaine. - n.° 26: L'hermaphrodisme. - n.° 27: Salerne. - n.° 28: Le développement de la technique de coloration histologique. - n.° 29: Portraits de médecins. - n.° 30: Réalisations techniques de médecins. - n.° 31: Animaux sauvages en captivité. - n.° 32: L'enseignement médical à Oxford et à Cambridge. - n.° 33: La main. - n.° 34: Les sciences iatriques. - n.° 35: Le nourrisson. - n.° 36: Problèmes de symétrie. - n.° 37: Le vêtement et l'hygiène. - n.° 38: La médecine dans l'Espagne de l'âge d'or. - n.° 39: L'embryon. - n.° 40: L'hygiène au moyen âge. - n.° 41: Le sel. - n.° 42: Le tatouage. - n.° 43: La respiration. - n.° 44: Le bétel. - n.° 45: L'évolution de l'hygiène urbaine et domestique. - n.° 46: Le rêve. - n.° 47: La médecine dans l'ancien Pérou. - n.° 48: Les fondements littéraires de la pharmacologie arabe. - n.° 49: Vases à médicaments. - n.° 50: Le thermomètre. - n.° 51: La médecine des Aztèques. - n.° 52: La médecine en Angleterre à l'époque des Tudors. - n.° 53: La coca. - n.° 54: L'anatomie galénique. - n.° 55: Le soufre. - n.° 56: Les médecins et la politique. - n.° 57: Le masque et la maladie. - n.° 58: Fétiches, amulettes, talismans. - n.° 59: La renaissance de l'anatomie. - n.° 60: Le chamanisme. - n.° 61: L'initiation. - n.° 62: L'oreille et l'ouïe - n.° 63: Culte du crâne, têtes-trophées et scalps. - n.° 64: L'injection. - n.° 65: La Faculté de médecine de Paris. - n.° 66: L'eau. - n.° 67: Le mesmérisme. - n.° 68: La médecine à Bali. - n.° 69: Anatomia animata. - n.° 70: Médecine et cinéma. - n.° 71: Le thé. - n.° 72: La surdi-mutité. - n.° 73: L'école de médecine d'Edimbourg. - n.° 74: Yoga. - n.° 75: Le Lait. - n.° 76: La médecine en Russie jusau'à la mort de Pierre le Grand. - n.° 77: Le microscope. - n.° 78: Le tabac. - n.° 79: Antisepsie et asepsie. - n.° 80: La sécrétion interne. - n.° 81: L'iode. - n.° 82: L'hystérie. - n.° 83: Les débuts de l'obstétrique. - n.° 84: Le test psychologique.pages 1 à 2969,

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        A Midsummer Night's Dream

      New York: The Limited Editions Club,, 1939. The text of the First Folio, with Quarto insertions, Edited and amended where obscure by Herbert Farjeon. Illustrated from water-colors by Arthur Rackham. Folio. Original decorative boards, cloth backstrip lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed and occasionally unopened. Colour frontispiece and 5 colour plates captioned below the illustration. Gilt spine-lettering a little darkened, one or two slight marks internally, an excellent copy. Deluxe edition, Arthur Rackham's own copy, one of the 37 volumes of The Plays of William Shakespeare published for subscribers by The Limited Editions Club of New York, the edition designed by Bruce Rogers and printed at the Press of A. Colish, New York, in an edition of 1,950 copies, this copy unnumbered but with Rackham's initials in place of a number and with the publisher's presentation blindstamp to the colophon leaf.

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        The Garden Party And Other Stories (Illustrated And Signed By Marie Laurencin)

      The First special illustrated printing published by London, Verona Press in 1939. Octavo.Original full green morocco, one red label with gilt titles to spine, raised bands, black stamped rule to boards, top edge gilt. 'Publisher's Note' leaf tipped in following the title page as issued.Housed in a custom solander box.The BOOK is in Very Good++ condition.A little light rubbing to the boards, very minor foxing to fore edge and some margins, otherwise in very good condition. Spine labelling colour is mildly faded with one small dark mark to the spine label.Gilt titling remains bright. Raised bands are a little age darkened.Spine has a hint of fading but negligible.With 16 exquisite colour lithographs by Marie Laurencin.A Limited Edition of 1200 numbered copies of which numbers 1-30 were SIGNED - this one being no. 5 and signed on the limitation page by Marie Laurencin. She has also SIGNED again at the bottom of the Colophon Page. This edition was designed by Hans Mardersteig and printed at the Officina Bodini on handmade paper. Though printed in 1939, the Second World War delayed publication until 1947.The illustrations are in Marie Laurencin's typical pastel style.Laurencin was born in Paris, and at the age of 18, she studied porcelain painting in Sèvres. She then returned to Paris and continued her art education at the Académie Humbert, where she changed her focus to oil painting. During the early years of the 20th century, Laurencin was an important figure in the Parisian avant-garde. A member of both the circle of Pablo Picasso, and Cubists associated with the Section d'Or, such as Jean Metzinger, Albert Gleizes, Robert Delaunay, Henri le Fauconnier and Francis Picabia, exhibiting with them at the Salon des Indépendants (1910-1911) and the Salon d'Automne (1911-1912).She became romantically involved with the poet Guillaume Apollinaire, and has often been identified as his muse. On the one hundredth anniversary of Laurencin's birth, the Musée Marie Laurencin opened in Nagano Prefecture, Japan.The museum is home to more than 500 of her works and an archive.A very scarce title with such attributes.Collectible.

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        Le occasioni

      Torino, Einaudi, 1939, 8vo br. pp. 105. Lieve e ben eseguito restauro al margine alto, per le ultime 10 pp. circa.

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        Changing New York (First Edition)

      E.P. Dutton, New York 1939 - First Edition. A very nice copy of an important title, probably the premiere monograph of New York images, predicting the series ideas of Ruscha and many others.Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Corners lightly bumped, a little soiling to the boards. Jacket has three small internal repairs (not restoration), and a few small nicks and closed tears.Parr and Badger, Vol.1, p. 141. Hasselblad, pp. 130-131. Roth, p. 1001. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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