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        By the Shore of Silver Lake

      Harper and Brothers, 1939 A very good first edition in a very good dust jacket. First Edition stated on the copyright page. Bookplate attached to front free endpaper. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.

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        [Books into Film] Goodbye to Berlin [Sally Bowles]

      London Hogarth Press 1939 First Impression of these "Brilliant sketches of a society in decay" (Orwell). 8vo: 317,[1]pp. Publisher's coarsely woven oatmeal-colored cloth, spine stamped crimson with matching top-stain. Near Fine, cloth and edges dust-soiled, lettering slightly faded, but pages clean, tight and bright. According to Woolmer (451), only 3350 copies were printed. Near Fine

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd.]
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        At Swim-Two-Birds

      New York Pantheon 1939 [but 1951] First Printing ("First published 1939" on copyright page, but actually 1951). 8vo: 316pp. Publisher's navy blue cloth spine lettered in yellow, yellow paper-covered boards titled in black, yellow typographic dust jacket printed in black and priced $3.00. Absolutely Fine, square, tight and bright (probably unread); Fine jacket slightly toned to flap folds. An absolutely exemplary example. The true first edition, published by Longmans in 1939, is a legendary rarity, though Graham Greene, comparing At Swim both to Tristram Shandy and Ulysses, had the text in mind when he called it "a book in a thousand." Burgess 99, p. 27. Fine

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        [Der Zauberberg] Magic Mountain, The [Signed]

      New York Alfred A. Knopf 1939 First Printing of this first one-volume edition of Mann's masterpiece, one of the most influential works of 20th century German literature. Translated into English from the German by H. T. Lowe-Porter. Thick 8vo: [10],900pp. Publisher's finely woven slate-blue cloth, spine stamped in gilt, Mann's monogram in blind to upper cover, top edge stained pale yellow, illustrated dust jacket (price-clipped). Signed by the author in blue ink on the front fly leaf. A Fine unread copy, square and tight; better than Near Fine jacket with brief edge wear. Fine

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        Mein Kampf - Erster Band: Eine Abrechnung // Zweiter Band: Die nationalsozialistische Bewegung [Vorzugsausgabe in Halbleder!!!] 4. Auflage

      Zentralverlag der NSDAP / Franz Eher Nachfolger GmbH. 1939 Originaleinbände in Halbleder (Hldr.) mit Goldprägung und Kopfgoldschnitt, Vorzugsaugabe im Großformat 360+351 Extrem selten ! Zustand: sehr guter Zustand, innen sauber und frisch, Goldschnitt und Leder ebenfalls frisch Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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      - D'AULAIRE,INGRI & EDGAR. ABRAHAM LINCOLN. NY: Doubleday Doran & Co, 1939 (1939). Large 4to, cloth backed pictorial boards, fine in dust wrapper worn at folds, chipped at spine ends. Stated 1st ed. FIRST ISSUE WITH THE ERRATA SLIP p. 52. Illustrated with really beautiful full color lithos throughout. CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Big Sleep

      Alfred A. Knopf 1939 - First edition. 277 p. Original orange cloth with blue lettering. Very Good, lacking the jacket. Cloth lightly faded. Name written on ffep. Light foxing to edges, offsetting to endpapers, pages lightly toned. A tiny rust stain on one page from a needle that had been stored there. hinge at half title page lightly exposed. A nice unrestored, clean copy of the author's first novel, which introduced the world to private investigator Philip Marlowe. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Finnegans Wake

      London: Faber and Faber,, 1939. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge yellow. With the dust jacket. Bookseller's ticket to front pastedown. Spine gently rolled, endpapers and edges lightly foxed, front hinge starting; a very good copy in the jacket with some nicks and shallow chips to extremities. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      New York: Viking Press. 1939. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in a Good dust jacket. This original First Issue dust jacket with the $2.75 price present on the front flap and "First Edition" printed on the bottom flap, tan cloth, titles to spine and pictorial decoration across boards and spine in brown and the sheet music endpapers. Both flaps are largely deatching but still attched. Soling to jacket, light chipping to spine ends. Dust-jacket designed by Elmer Hader. A bright copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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      1939. Fine. STEINBECK, John. THE GRAPES OF WRATH. New York: Viking Press, (1939). First edition. Top stained yellow. A fine copy in a very nice dust jacket with a bit of wear at the folds and nicks to the top and bottom of the spine as well as bit of sunning to the spine.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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      Simon & Schuster, 1939 Published in New York by Simon and Schuster in 1939. First Edition indicated by matching publication dates on title and copyright pages. SIGNED on a laid-in page. With First Issue dust jacket, NOT price-clipped. Flap price $2.00. The first book in the popular children's series. Book very good, wear at corners and along edges, rubbing at cover edges. DJ very good, some rubbing and wear, tears at top and bottom of spine along hinge, some tanning along top of flaps. Comes in a custom-made slipcase. We will provide a certificate of authenticity.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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        Brave New World (Phoenix Library edition)

      Chatto & Windus, 1939. Hardcover. Used; Good. Hardcover; English language; Acceptable jacket; 12mo - over 6.75" - 7.75" tall; good condition; 1936 printing; jacket has a chip to bottom of spine;. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        Fotografías Argentinas: Primera Selección Anual.

      XVI, 120, (6) pp. presentation of 120 photogravure plates by important Argentinian photographers on the occasion of the centennial of the invention of photography, with an introduction to the history of the medium in Argentina and a table of captions in Spanish, French, English, Portuguese, German, and Italian, pls. chiefly comprised of subjects of national interest, including landscapes, monuments, important persons (incl. artists and performers), aerial views, architecture, and artistic studies of the body and nature. Some soiling at edges, mostly confined to margins without affecting images. Large 4to. Spiral bound with illus. boards, bumped and rubbed, front board worn at comb. Buenos Aires (Editorial Grafos) 1939.

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        The King's Stilts

      Random House, 1939 A near fine first edition (red block stencil on front board) in a near fine dust jacket. Meets all first issue points in Younger Guide to Seuss First Editions. Original price of $1.50 on front flap of jacket and Bomba ad on back flap. One of the most uncommon Seuss books. Housed in a custom-made clamshell case.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

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        Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel

      Boston: The Riverside Press, Cambridge, for Houghton Mifflin Company, , 1939. Oblong quarto. Original oatmeal cloth, front cover with design and titles blocked in black and red, pictorial endpapers. With the colour printed dust jacket. Colour illustrations in text throughout. Priced clipped dust jacket with just a touch of creasing to rear flap edge and to spine. An exceptionally bright and pristine copy. First edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel

      Houghton Mifflin 1939 - First edition in a first issue dust jacket with $1.50 price. Fine book, small spot at bottom end of pages. Dust jacket very good, piece missing at rear panel, a couple of closed tears. Comes in a custom-made slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats

      Faber and Faber Limited, 1939 Very good in a very good dust jacket. First U.K. Edition, "First published in September Mcmxxxix" stated on copyright page. This book was the basis for the musical "Cats". Book shows some darkening around the edges and along the spine. Foxing on the front and back endpages and paste-downs. Jacket has original price of 3s. 6d. Dj shows darkening along edges, some chipping and about a 2" tear along front to spine at bottom and closed tear at upper left on back of dj. Comes housed in a custom slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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        Ask the Dust

      NY: Stackpole. (1939). The second book in his semi-autobiographical "Bandini quartet," based on the author's life and experiences in Depression-era Los Angeles. Made into a film in 2006 by Robert Towne, who reportedly called it the best novel ever written about Los Angeles. The film starred Colin Farrell, Selma Hayek and Donald Sutherland. Inscribed by Fante in the year of publication to the collector (and bibliographer of Christopher Morley) Henry Tatnall Brown, Jr., "with the hope that he likes my book," and dated November 14, 1939, apparently at a promotional event for the book. Brown's bookplate front pastedown, slight offsetting from the bookplate; else a fine copy in a near fine, spine-sunned dust jacket with very light edge wear. A very nice copy of Fante's most famous and acclaimed book, seldom found with a notable association. First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Shin Toa Shigen Kaihatsu Kaisetsu chizu Great East Asia Co-prosperity Sphere Resource and Development Map

      Tokyo.: Tokyo Nichinichi Shimbunsha.. 1939. Color pictorial / pictographic map, 20 x 30 on sheet 21 3/4 x 31 inches. An extraordinarily whimsical treatment of Japan's imperialist aspirations... The map, published by the Nichinichi newspaper company, shows the products of the countries of East Asia in little pictographs. At lower right is an inset table graphing trade with China, including steel, petroleum, rice, pigments and dyes, wood products etc. On the verso is text "news at a glance" with information on the provinces of China and of Manchuria. .

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        Hitler's Mein Kampf. Illustrated by 200 Full page Plates. The Original Edition Entirely Unexpurgated. COMPLETE SET IN WEEKLY PARTS

      Hutchinson in association with Hurst & Blackett,, [1939]. 18 parts, sm. 4to., First Edition thus, with very numerous photographs (many full-page) in the text; original pictorial wrappers printed in colours, wire-stitched as issued, wrappers lightly chafed at extremities as usual, backstrip of four volumes parted but entirely complete, some light age-soiling, the set now preserved in a custom-made black buckram solander case with gilt back. COMPLETE SET OF THE FIRST UNEXPURGATED ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF HITLER'S INFAMOUS TREATISE. Translated by James Murphy, it is also the first fully illustrated version in English, with many photographs, illustrations, advertisements and examples of British war propaganda throughout. The printing style of covers varies due to production costs; parts 1-7 are printed in red, yellow and black; parts 8-18 in red and black only. The publisher's blurb on front covers is hardly understated: 'the blue-print of German imperialism'; 'the most widely discussed book of the modern world'. It is ironic that the next statement is 'Royalties on all sales will go the British Red Cross Society'. During publication purchasers could choose from five different binding cases: 'when this work is complete you will say 'what a fine edition!' No case is present here, but we have had the set preserved for the future in a handsome, specially commissioned black buckram solander case. COMPLETE SETS IN THE ORIGINAL PARTS ARE VERY SCARCE.

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        The Wild Palms

      Random House, 1939 Fine in a very good dust jacket. First Printing stated on the copyright page. Original price of $2.50 printed on the front flap of the dust jacket. A bright, clean, square copy. A very small closed tear at bottom of the title page. Jacket has very minor chipping and rubbing along the corners and spine ends. Comes housed in a custom-made slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.

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        La difesa della razza (Rivista fascista) Dal numero 1 del novembre del 1939 al numero 24 dell'ottobre 1940.

      La difesa della razza, rivista diretta da Telesio Interlandi, vide il suo primo numero il 5 agosto 1938 e venne stampata, con cadenza quindicinale, fino al 1943 (l'ultimo numero, il 117 risulta uscito il 20 giugno 1943) dalla casa editrice Tumminelli di Roma. Questo volume comprende il periodo che va dal n°1 del novembre del 1939 al n°24 dell'ottobre del 1940. Condizioni perfette.

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        Der Traditionsgau München-Oberbayern

      Buchverlag Heinrich Hoffmann, Diessen am Ammersee 1939 - Leinen, 60 S., Mit 100 Raumbild-Aufnahmen von Prof. Heinrich Hoffmann. Komplett mit Brille und Bildbetrachter. Einband berieben und gering bestoßen. Gelenk leicht gelockert. Vorsatz teils stockfleckig. Sonst sehr gut und sauber. ANKAUF TAUSCH VERKAUF - WIR ZAHLEN IM ANKAUF FAIRE PREISE! Wir erheben als Kleinunternehmen keine Mehrwertsteuer. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat]
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      Dutton 1939 - First edition, Near Fine condition/ Very Good near complete but edge worn dust jacket with tears, Internal tape. Boards lightly soiled. Ink writing on rear panel. Scarce. Author's first. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rushton H. Potts]
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        The Grapes of Wrath.

      The Viking Press 1939 - First Printing. A Fine copy in pale tan oatmeal cloth stamped in maroon-brown, in a Fine jacket, unworn, unfaded, not price-clipped, with First Edition diagonally on lower edge of front flap. 619pp. The film version, directed by John Ford, in 1940 starred Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell and John Carradine. Story of Dust Bowl migrants struggling in California during the Depression years. Q09640 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Revista Hispanica Moderna. Boletino del Instituto de las Espanas.

      Philadelphia, University of Pennsilvania Press, 1939-1995. - ISSN: 0034-9593. Titel gestempelt. Buchrücken mit Bibliotheksrückenschild. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 800 Gr.-8° (25 x 18 cm). Blaue Leinen- und Halbleineneinbände. Bände 5 - 32, 36 - 39 und 41 - 48 in 36 Bänden.

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        Le Occasioni. Torino, Einaudi, 1939

      Einaudi 1939 in - 8, pp. 105, copertina edit. In cartoncino bruno illustrata con un'incisione orig. di Francesco Menzio. Importante raccolta che comprende le poesie scritte da Montale dal 1928 al 1939; Rara. ''Il conseguimento di una lucida e disincantata tristezza è proprio un dato specifico costitutivo del tono e del carattere delle Occasioni. Un tal carattere privato, forse implicito già nel titolo (goethiano), denota bene il suo differenziarsi dagli Ossi, da quanto essi contenevano di cosmico e che denunciava un'evidente radice romantica'' (Silvio Ramat, in Branca 1986: vol. III pp. 197 - 198). Prima edizione, ottimo e puro esemplare.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco]
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        Hand On the Alibi: A Novel of Detection


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        The Hums of Pooh

      E.P. Dutton & Co. Hardcover. B001B3O128 1939 reprint, inscribed A.A. Milne presentation copy, E.P. Dutton and Company (NY), 9 1/2 x 12 3/8 inches tall blue and green cloth hardbound, no dust jacket, 67 pp. Formerly held by Cyrenius H. Booth Library in Newton, Connecticut, with white lettering to spine, dust jacket blurb tipped to half title page, embossed stamp to title page and accession number stamp to first page of music as indications of this. Mild soiling and moderate to heavy rubbing and edgewear to covers. A few pages with light mostly marginal soiling, and one page with a small marginal bit of abrasion. Despite these detractions, on the blank page between the copyright page and A.A. Milne's introduction, Milne has penned (in his distinctive hand) a marvelous presentation inscription and six-line poem to Cicely Fraser-Simson, wife of his collaborator on the work, English composer Harold Fraser-Simson (1872 - 1944): 'Presented by H.F.S. and A.A.M. to Cicely Fraser-Simson - As Pooh is inspired by a hum or a whistle he / Hears in the tops of the trees, / As Eeyore is moved by the crunch of the thistle he / Pulls at his negligent ease. / So we were inspired by the hunny which Cicely / Brought to the singing of these.' Book is nicely preserved in a custom Brodart rare book box, made from archival-quality, acid and lignin-free, 20-point light tan folder stock with a 3% calcium carbonate buffer, securely held in place by Velcro buttons, with title page reproduced on front cover of box, title on the spine of the box and presentation inscription on the back of the box. ~WW~ Alan Alexander 'A. A.' Milne (1882 - 1956) was an English author best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh and for various poems. Milne was a noted writer, primarily as a playwright, before the huge success of Pooh overshadowed all his previous work. Fraser-Simson, though also accomplished in musical theater, is today best remembered for this, the children's song cycle The Hums of Pooh, based on verses from Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner. This was included in Julian Slade's 1970 adaptation of Winnie-the-Pooh. . Fair. 1939.

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        Pigen i Ilden.

      [I Kommission hos Fischers Forlag, København [1939].] Tvær-4°/oblong 4°. Førstetryk uden forfatternavne og angivelse af forlag/First state, printed without names of the authors and the publisher. (36) sider/pages. Illustreret med tegninger og farvelinoleumssnit af Asger Jorn/Illustrations (drawings and linocuts in colour) by Asger Jorn. Heftet med orig. omslag. Omslaget med slitage på falsene og smårifter på kanterne, Indvendig frisk og velbevaret/Publisher's wrappers with illustration by AJ. Wrappers with a few nicks and tears, especially along the edges. Brev fra trykkeren ((A. Bernh. Larsen, Silkeborg, dateret 1950) vedlagt/Enclosed: Typewritten, signed letter from the printer of the book, A. Bernh. Larsen, Silkeborg (1950), confirming, that the book was done in cooperation between Mr. Jørgensen (Jorn) and a lady from Paris, Genia Katz Rajcmann.. Hofman Hansen 19. Van de Loo 8. Yderst sjældent (unikt?) eksemplar i hidtil ukendt første tilstand; Uden forfatternavne og angivelse af forlægger på titelbladet (der er trykt med rødt og med gengivelse af Jorn-tegning). Brevet fra bogtrykkeren oplyser, at "Tegneren og Fofatteren er, saa vidt jeg ved, i Fællesskab forfatteren Hr. Asger Jørgensen (Asger Jorn) og en Dame i Paris, Genia Katz Rajchmann".** Bogen blev udført i 1938, men først udgivet i 1939.Trykt i 50 eksemplarer på Ingres-papir og i 150 eksemplarer på fjerlet papir (samlet oplag 200 eksemplarer). Den da 24-årige Jorns oversættelse og surrealistiske illustrationer til veninden Rajchmanns naivistiske kortprosa

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        BEN AND ME

      LAWSON, ROBERT. LAWSON,ROBERT. BEN AND ME: an astonishing life of Benjamin Franklin written by Robert Lawson. Boston: Little Brown 1939 (1939). 8vo (6 5/8 x 8 1/2"), brown cloth, fine in dust wrapper (dw has a small piece off upper corner and spine lightly toned, VG+). Stated 1st edition of the first book both written and illustrated by Lawson, this is the story of Benjamin Franklin told from the perspective of his mouse Amos. Printed in brown and featuring many wonderful full and partial page illustrations plus pictorial endpapers. Nice first editions in dust wrappers of this book are rare.

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        Programm für die ausländischen Ehrengäste des Führers : Berlin, 19. - 21. April 1939

      Berlin : Th. Eggert NFL 1939 - 15 lose S. m. 5 s/w ganseitigen Abb.; 15 x 21 cm Original des Programms für Diplomaten u. ausländische Ehrengäste anlässlich der Feiern zum 50. Geburtstag Adolf Hitlers in Berlin; am Rand vierfach gelocht für die (nicht mehr vorhandene)Zierkordel, Einband minimal fleckig. Schwärzung nur auf Foto; INHALT: 19. April 1939: Eintreffen der Ehrengäste mit Kranzniederlegung am Ehrenmal; 20. April 1939: 50. Geburtstag des "Führers" - Parade u. Empfang beim "Führer" in der Neuen Reichskanzlei; 21. April 1939: Besichtigung des Reichssportfeldes u. des Neuen Palais in Potsdam, Abendessen des Reichsminister s des Auswärtigen; "Hitlers 50. Geburtstag, war ein staatlich verordneter Feiertag, zu dem auch Vertreter ausländischer Regierungen und Streitkräfte in die Reichshauptstadt eingeladen wurden." Quelle: wikipedia ; außerst seltenes Exemplar! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 50 Kl.-8°, OKart. m. golgepr. Reichsadler u. Datum [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Original illustration for the half title page and chapter one page of PINOCCHIO

      New York: Random House, 1939. Pencil on artist paper and board. Presented in black ash frame with conservation mount and glass. Original pencil illustration for the first edition Pinocchio by Random House as well as the layout for the first page.

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        BEN AND ME

      LAWSON, ROBERT. LAWSON,ROBERT. BEN AND ME: an astonishing life of Benjamin Franklin written by Robert Lawson. Boston: Little Brown 1939 (1939). 8vo (6 5/8 x 8 1/2"), brown cloth, fine in dust wrapper (dw slightly faded on edge with one small closed tear otherwise beautiful and much nicer than is usually found). Stated 1st edition of the first book both written and illustrated by Lawson, this is the story of Benjamin Franklin told from the perspective of his mouse Amos. Printed in brown and featuring many wonderful full and partial page illustrations plus pictorial endpapers. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY LAWSON on the half-title. Fine first editions of this book are rare, and the inscription is the cherry on the cake.

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        The Case of the Rolling Bones

      William Morrow & Co, New York 1939 - Original black cloth, printed in red; very good pictorial dust jacket, with $2.00 price on front flap, and small loss at spine ends. Armorial book plate. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Garden Party, and other stories.

      The Verona Press [1939] - 5 leaves, 316 pp. With 16 original color lithographs by Laurencin. Boards, without dust-jacket, spine rubbed and a small portion of bottom torn. Limited to 1200 numbered copies of which nos. 1-30 were signed by the artist. This is copy number 792. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Flying Colours.

      Boston: Little Brown and Company,, 1939. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, burgundy endpapers, gilt edges. Some leaves lightly foxed, an excellent copy in a fine binding. First US edition. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the binder's front blank "To Mr. A. R. W. Robertson gratefully for kindness received in British Guinea, from C. S. Forester.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Douze poèmes

      Gonin, Paris 1939 - Un volume in-Folio Un volume, in folio, plats de cuir parcheminé, titre et auteur dorés sur le 1er plat, encadrements d'oeser rouge, dos de vélin orné, pièces de titre et d'auteur de veau rouge, tête dorée et ciselée, contre-plats et gardes ornés de gouaches originales, couvertures conservées, non rogné, étui. Reliure de Schmidt.Tirage limité à 20 exemplaires sur Arches, illustré de 12 peintures à la détrempe hors texte, montées sur onglet, par J. Smith, pseudonyme de Claire Vergès, épouse de Philippe Gonin. L'ouvrage figure au catalogue des éditions Gonin paru en 1976. La même édition a également paru, tirée à 25 exemplaires, et illustrée de 12 gouaches à pleine page par Jean Berque (Monod, 2-1483). Exemplaire unique, à la remarquable et très curieuse reliure. De la bibliothèque de Paul Schlesinger. // One volume, Folio, gilt lettered parchment leather boards, ornate vellum spine, red calf letter-pieces, gilt tooled top edge, gouache painted inner boards and endpapers, untrimmed, slipcase. Binding y Schmidt. Limited edition, a 20 copies run only, illustrated with 12 full page gouaches by J. Smith, alias Claire Vergès, Philippe Gonin's wife. Unique copy in an astonishing binding, from Paul Schlesinger library. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Murder is Easy.

      London: Collins,, 1939. Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine, complete with dust wrapper. Cloth spotted. An excellent copy in a jacket with chipping to extremities and tape repairs on the verso. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Some Buried Caesar

      Farrar & Rinehart, New York 1939 - Black lettered green cloth in pictorial dust jacket. The 6th Nero Wolfe book. Wear to extremities and chips to head and heel of spine and corners of the dust jacket. Still a collectible copy of an uncommon book in jacket. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1939. - First edition. Lettering bright on front cover and spine, small evidence of a label removal from rear fly leaf, else a near fine square copy in dust jacket with light wear to the spine ends, corners and extremities, and white rear cover lightly soiled. In one of the author's more baffling mysteries, Gideon Fell must solve the murder of a man whose body was found one evening following a heavy rain, near the center of a tennis court. And no footsteps but his own led to the spot. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Baltische Lande * Band 1: Ostbaltische Frühzeit, mit 277 Abbildungen sowie 1 mehrfarbigen und 1 einfarbigen Karte. Band 4 / 1.Lieferung: Weltkriegs- und Nachkriegszeit. Der Bolschewismus und die baltische Front 1918/1919, mit 2 Übersichtskarten (alles Erschienene)

      Leipzig, S.Hirzel Verlag, 1939 - Vollständige Ausgabe in soliden Bibliotheks-Einbänden der Zeit: 2 Bände, gebunden in Halbleinen im Format 20,8 x 28,2 cm mit Deckeltitel. X+499 und 104 Seiten, mit vielen Abbildungen auf Kunstdruckpapier, Schrift: Fraktur. - Aus dem Vorwort: "Mit dem vorliegenden ersten Bande der "Baltischen Lande" eröffnen wir eine Schriftenreihe, die der Erschließung der wechselvollen Geschicke der baltischen Länder, der Wesensart ihrer Kultur und ihrer Volkstümer dienen soll. Innerhalb dieses Gesamtrahmens bilden die beiden ersten Bände eine engere und klar umrissene Einheit. Sie versuchen, nach einheitlicher Planung ein Gesamtbild der ostbaltischen Vor- und Frühgeschichte zu geben." - Band 2 ("Der Bolschewismus und die baltische Front") mit 2 Übersichtskarten und Beiträgen von Dr.Kurt Raumer (Professor am Herderinstitut / Private deutsche Hochschule zu Riga), Reinhard Wittram (Professor am Herderinstitut / Private deutsche Hochschule zu Riga), Major z.V. Alfred Fletcher (ehem. Befehlshaber der Baltischen Landeswehr), Dr.Burchhard Sielmann, Helene Dopkewitsch und Major a.D. Gunther Franz: Zwischen Brest-Litowsk und Compiegne: die deutsche Ostpolitik vom Sommer 1918 - Zur Geschichte des Winters 1918/19 - Das Wesen der baltischen Kämpfe vom Frühjahr 1919. Erinnerungen an die Baltische Landeswehr - Die Frontberichte der "Libauschen Zeitung" (27. Januar bis 24. Mai 1919) - Zwischen Libau und Riga. Beiträge zur Geschichte der lettischen Politik im Frühjahr 1919 - Die strategische Auswirkung des 22. Mai 1919 an der Gesamtfront des Bolschewismus. - Erste Auflage, EA, Erstausgabe in guter Erhaltung. - Baltendeutschtum, Rassenkunde und Rassengeschichte der baltischen Völker und Ostpreußens, Ostpreußen, Estland, Livland, Litauen, deutsche Einwanderung ins Baltikum, Deutschbalten, baltische wissenschaftliche Heimatforschung, Semgallen, Upmale, Baltische Landeswehr, ostdeutsche Orts- und Landeskunde, Riga, Ostseeraum, baltendeutsche Kunstgeschichte, Ostmitteleuropa im Umbruch, deutsche Freiwilligen-Bataillone im Kampf gegen bolschewistische Durchbruchsversuche, Antibolschewismus, Freikorpskämpfer, ostdeutsche Geschichte, illustrierte Bücher Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Finnegan's Wake

      Faber and Faber Limited, London, 1939 First edition, first printing. First published in Mcmxxxix stated on the copyright page. Book near fine, fore and tail edges untrimmed, slight foxing on paste-downs, end papers and last page, some very minor soiling on covers. Dust jacket very good, some repair along top edges and rear hinge (visible on inside of dj), some minor soiling, and minor foxing on inside of dj. Flap price Comes in custom-made slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

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        Dortmunder Adreßbuch 1939 - nach amtlichen und eigenen Unterlagen

      Dortmund, W. Crüwell Verlag, 1939 - 250 x 315 mm, 60+688+328+83, altes schlichtes schwarzes Halbleinen ohne Titelei, , Auf 1. Werbeblatt Bestandsmarken des Statistischen Amtes, keine weiteren Markierungen; 3 Blatt (Seiten 317-322) stark beschädigt mit kleinen Textverlusten an Rändern; Seiten gebräunt mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren und fest in der Bindung. In gutem Zustand. 3650 gr [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Werner Eichel]
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