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        THE GRAPES OF WRATH

      Viking Press, 1939, Hardcover, 1st Edition and 2nd before publication; First PrintingGood- in a Good- laminated dust jacket. Soiling and damp staining. Tears to end papers. Hinge has started. As is. "Fourth 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. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall

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        The Grapes of Wrath

      The Viking Press 1939 - The Viking Press, New York 1939. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Published in April 1939, no additional printings. Illustrated oatmeal cloth boards. Endpaper music and lyrics to "Battle Hymn of the Republic". Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards, tight spine. Light spots on the pages and fore-edge, owner inscription at the front endpaper. In a new facsimile jacket wrapped in a removable mylar cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        NO ORCHIDS FOR MISS BLANDISH

      London: Jarrolds Publishers London Limited, n.d.. [1939]. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-255 [256] [note: first leaf is a blank],. original gray cloth, spine panel stamped in black.. Private bookplate tipped onto front paste-down. Aside from some. foxing to pages early and late and page edges, a fine copy in good. printed first printing dust jacket (7/6 price on spine panel) with. shelf wear at edges, several creases, and shallow chips from lower. spine end and upper edge of rear panel. (#133018). First edition. The author's first book, a hard-boiled crime novel about the kidnapping of an heiress by a mob of ruthless gangsters. "... one of the best-selling mysteries ever published ... The shocking blend of violence, sex, and American gangsters sold more than a million copies within five years of publication." - Steinbrunner and Penzler, Encyclopedia of Mystery & Detection, p. 81. Filmed in 1948 and again in Cinerama in 1971 as "The Grissom Gang." Hubin (1994), p. 156.

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        The Amazing Bushman (Art in South Africa)

      Red Fawn Press, 1939, Soft cover, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Editionthis item consists of three parts. 1. the 36 page book stapled and tied with a leather thong. this is the limited edition. number 140 of only 200 produced.2. 33 loose reproductions. these consist of numbered photographs and drawings on a brown backing board with a brief description. .3.most important is the original battiss watercolour after a painting at fraaiuitzicht, rouxville district OFS. the painting is of a bushman figure. it is marked 'exact size'. the top of the paper frame is marked 'extra plate'. the frame of the painting is foxed as is the book especially the early pages. the photos have no foxing.the book has no inscriptions but the binding is a little torn around the staple. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Africana- Art; Inventory No: wn38.

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        [Screenplay]: Rose of Washington Square

      [No place]: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. January 4, 1939. First. Shooting Final Draft Screenplay. Mimeographed sheets bradbound in tan studio wrappers. Near fine. The 1939 film was directed by Gregory Ratoff and featured Tyrone Power, Alice Faye, and Al Jolson in his penultimate film role. Very scarce. Ex-Carter Burden. .

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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1939

      London: J. Whitaker & Sons Ltd. 1939 - Seventy-sixth edition. Original new style publisher's hardback. Light crease to spine. Previous owner's name to title-page. A very good copy.

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        No Hands on the Clock

      New York: Morrow. 1939. First. First edition. A trifle worn but still fine in an about near fine example of the scarce dustwrapper with a few tiny chips, mild rubbing, and a little fading to the spine. Basis for the fast-paced and well-regarded 1941 B-picture directed by Frank McDonald, with Chester Morris and Jean Parker. .

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        Johnny Got His Gun

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott. (1939). First. First edition. Light penciled name, easily erasable (but we think it is of the important author's agent Harold Ober), else fine in a handsome very good plus dustwrapper with slight nicks at the crown, and a little light edgewear. Trumbo directed and wrote the screenplay for the 1971 film version with Timothy Bottoms which won a Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival. A fresh and nice copy of classic anti-war novel. .

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        Orlando the Marmalade Cat - A Trip Abroad

      Country Life, London, 1939, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Good, Illustrated By: Hale, KathleenSize: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall, 32 pages. Charming colour illustrations. Binding and hinges sound. Unmarked. Average wear. A rare vintage copy.

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        Ten Little Niggers

      London: Collins, 1939. First Edition. Bookplate; light foxing and cloth fading; very good plus in a very good dust jacket with some tears and chips, the most serious of which is a triangular fingernail-sized one at the top of the front panel. A highly politically incorrect title even when published; the dust jacket compounded the sin with its illustration of little black figures with big white lips. The book was published in America as And Then There Were None, and re-issued as Ten Little Indians, presenting problems of its own today. In any event, not only was this one of the author?s best books, it was also made into one of the best films based on her books, starring Walter Huston and Barry Fitzgerald.

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        THE OUTSIDER AND OTHERS

      Arkham House 1939 - THE OUTSIDER AND OTHERS, Arkham House, 1939, first edition, a bright near fine copy in a vg+ Virgil Finlay pictorial dust-wrapper with a bit of wear and some light dust-soil to the rear dust-wrapper panel. The first book issued from this esteemed publisher. 1/1,200 copies. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Spicy-Adventure Stories Magazine, October 1939, Volume 10, Number 6

      Culture Publications, Wilmington, DE, 1939, Soft Cover, Book Condition: Good, First EditionSize: 4to - over 9?" - 12" tall, 128 pages. Stories include: Peril's Highway; Jackaroo; Bayou Madness; Rubies of Empire; Diana Daw; Graveyard of Missing Ships; She-Sheriff Barbara; Dangerous Bequest. Clean and unmarked with average wear. Minor peripheral chips and openings. Binding intact. A sound vintage copy, Magazine

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        Keogh, Comanche and Custer

      1939 - 1st limited (#285 of an unspecified number), blue cloth, vg- (external waterstain at bottom of spine, bookplate front pastedown). 127 pp. INSCRIBED on copyright page and dated July 30, 1942. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Two Radio Plays: Money with Menaces; To the Public Danger

      Constable & Company, London 1939 - Foreward by Val Gielgud. (i-iv), v-vii, (viii-x), 11-91(92)pp. Paper covers with wrap-around card jacket an integral part of the binding. Jacket clipped but may have been done so by the publisher; no inscriptions. Contains the texts of the two radio plays together with details of the casts and dates of the first broadcasts. A very scarce and somewhat ephemeral publication that has survived remarkably well; small loss at the top and bottom of the backstrip, otherwise, minor wear and natural ageing only. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Camille Pissarro, Son Art - Son Oeuvre, 2 Volumes

      Paul Rosenberg, Editeur, Paris 1939 - IN GOOD CONDITION. With 1,632 Illustrations. LIMITED EDITION, #868 of 1000 copies, uniformly bound in blue cloth, with gilt lettering, binding tight. Covers show upper backstrip tear on Vol. II, inner hinges cracked. With the bookplates of Nicolas de Koenigsberg. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member]
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        Franklin Delano Roosevelt, original Silver Print Photograph

      1939 - Original silver print photograph by the photographer Maurice Constant who was in the U.S. Navy at the time of the photograph, 1939. The photograph was published in 1945 as the cover for the "Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin", May 1945. The photograph measures 11 x 13 1/2 inches and is in very good condition without blemish. It has been mounted on board, but the edges show weak adhesion so it can be easily, but carfefully, removed. The photograph is not signed but is signed on the mat, which is not acid-free. The back of the mounting board is stamped "Constant Collection". A fine copy of rare image. Shipping will be determined at purchase. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        THE CONFIDENTIAL AGENT

      The Viking Press, 1939., 1939. First U. S. edition. Fine, bright,clean copy in a wonderful dust jacket, fine and fresh, except for a trace of rubbing to the front flap fold. An exceptional copy of one of the greatest of all espionage novels and the basis for the 1945 film that starred Charles Boyer and Lauren Bacall. A rare book in this condition.

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        DONALD & PLUTO MOVIE BOOK IN 10 REELS

      Collins 1939 - Circa 1939. Almost very good condition. 10 flip books, all contained in one! 2000 pictures. A complete Film of Donald's adventures. Flip books are all contained in 1 card-cover, with story to two pages on inside, with flip books beneath. Spine is a little faded. Some wear to edges. Grubby marks to covers. Creasing to cover edges. Small inscription in pencil to top of front cover. Tears to a couple of pages of flick books. Where first five books have been bound, underneath has now started to come unglued and two of the pages are now detached from flick book, but still glued to backing (cover). Some browning to pages. Couple of creases to internal story pages. A rare item, especially with 10 flick books, which actually tell 20 parts of the story (are double-sided). A great Disney item! [S] [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A complete film of Donald's aventures - Donald & Pluto - Movie book in 10 reels by Walt Disney.

      S.l. (Imprimé en France), Collins, 1939, 1 vol. (230 x 105) broché sous couvertures illustrées en couleurs représentant Donald manipulant un flip-book. Usures d'usage en bords de couverture, restauration du dos sur la partie supérieure, intérieur en très bon état. - 10 mini flip-books (ou Flip Book, Movie Book, flick books ou folioscopes) comprenant 20 histoires mettant en scène Donald ou Pluto (chaque flip-book étant recto-verso), le tout est composé de 2000 images. Cet ouvrage étant destiné à être manipulé par des enfants, est devenu rarissime, surtout complet et en bon état.

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        Des Johannes von Butzbach Wanderbüchlein. Chronika eines fahrenden Schülers. (Aus der lateinischen Handschrift übertragen von D. J. Becker. 39.-41. Tsd.).

      Leipzig, Insel, (1939),. 8vo. 126 S., 1 Bl. Rot/blau gemusterte OPp. (Jenne 46b) m. Deckel- u. Rückenschild.. IB 26 (1). - Insel-Bücherei Nr. 26. - Kanten u. Gelenke berieben, Rückenschild etw. gebräunt, m. kl. Schadstelle. Kaum merklicher Knick auf den ersten 3 Bl. Insgesamt wohlerhalten.

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        Svendborger Gedichte. Hrsg. unter dem Patronat der Diderot-Gesellschaft und der American Guild for German Cultural Freedom.

      London, Malik-Verlag, 1939,. Gr.-8vo. 87 S. OKart. m. Deckel- u. Rückentitel. Unbeschnitten.. Nubel A 112. - WG² 25. - Sternfeld/Tiedemann 74. - Erste Ausgabe. Letztes Buch des Malik-Verlags, als Vordruck für die Gesammelten Werke bezeichnet, welche nicht mehr erschienen. - Umschlag etw. verschmutzt, im Rande lädiert. Bis auf leichte Fingerspuren im Rande innen sauber u. wohlerhalten.

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        ALBUM DE ORO DE PUERTO RICO. GOLDEN ALBUM OF PUERTO RICO. Obra de Divulgacio?n Cultural En Pro de la Fraternidad Americana. A Work of Intellectual Propaganda for American Fraternity

      Artes Graficas s. a., La Habana 1939 - unpaginated (pp. 510) pages, colour frontispiece plate with tissue guard, b/w photographic illustrations throughout. Text in Spanish and English. Original blue cloth binding with gilt lettering and stamped seal of Puerto Rico to the front board, good with some general wear and rubbing to extremities and joints. Contents clean and tight, a few creases to some of the preliminary pages, a short tear professionally and inconspicuously repaired to the frontispiece plate and a little loss to the tissue guard to the same plate, compliments plate of the government of Puerto Rico to the front paste-down, no inscriptions. Overall A very good tight copy of this scarce and important publication. Size: Folio - Landscape (32x 48cm) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        LEAD STEER AND OTHER TALES.

      Clayton: Leader Press, 1939. - First edition. 8vo. Inscribed by the author. Stiff pictorial wrappers, [6], 116 [2] pp., foreword, illustrated. Foreword is "Belling the Lead Steer" by J. Frank Dobie. Illustrated with drawings including the front cover by H. D. Bugbee and from photos. Herd 1822 says, "Scarce." Inside hinges professionally reinforced, three small closed tears to fore-edge of front panel, else near fine copy housed in a cloth clamshell case. 50 GREAT BUGBEE 159. CAMPBELL 72. HERD 1822. DOBIE p.114. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats.

      Faber, London, 1939, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, 1st EditionFirst Edition, first printing of Eliot's celebrated collection of feline verse. Tall 8vo. 45pp. Yellow cloth lettered in red at spine and with an author-designed red-stamped illustration to upper board. Just a trace of light spotting to endpapers and cloth just a little dust marked with a small stain to the base of the spine. A lovely crisp copy in price-clipped dust wrapper, tanned at spine panel, with a little uneven discolouration to front and rear panels and a tiny fraction of loss to head of spine panel and the tip of a single corner. Fourteen poems.

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        XXe siecle (Twentieth Century) No. 5/6 (1939). A Magazine of Art appearing 5 times a year in two editions: French and English

      Paris, s.n., 1939,. [English Edition], brosch., 31,8 x 24,6 cm, 55 Seiten mit zahlreichen Abbildungen und Beilagen, darunter: Originallithographie von Max Ernst, Originalgravierungen von J. W. Power, Gino Severini, Radierung von Marcoussis, Holzschnitt von Kandinsky; Leicht bestaubt, Ecken und Kanten berieben, Bindung leicht eingerissen, Riss in der Titelseite ansonsten sehr guter Zustand. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. If you want to visit us and see a specific book, please notify us in advance. Unsere Bücher werden nicht in unserem Geschäft, sondern in einem Lager am Stadtrand Prags verwahrt. Bitte teilen Sie uns vorher mit, wenn Sie uns besuchen und ein bestimmtes Buch ansehen wollen. *.

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        One week before the outbreak of World War II in Europe, FDR regrets he must cancel plans for a getaway with a dear friend because the "international situation" made it impossible [to go to Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia] "What a grand crew you had with you I wish I could have joined up "

      "Typed Letter Signed, ""Franklin D. Roosevelt"", as President, August 24, 1939, Washington, D.C., one page, 7"" x 9"", on White House stationery, to Mr. Duncan G. Harris, New York City. The usual horizontal fold, else very fine. FDR writes, ""It was good to get your note at Halifax last Monday and I sincerely hope you have not had as much fog as we had. I planned to go into Mahone Bay but the fog delay and the international situation made it impossible. I am delighted to see those 'Popular Mechanics' stories, and I am much interested in Gilbert Hadden's expedition. I do hope he succeeds. What a grand crew you had with you. I wish I could have joined up.""/ As ever yours,/ Franklin D. Roosevelt."" FDR is writing about his last getaway before the beginning of World War II on September 1, 1939, mentioning the fact that the ""international situation"" made it impossible for the President to continue his vacation into Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia. FDR and Harris' relationship went back many years to an expedition FDR undertook in 1909, when he became interested in the treasure and tales of Oak Island, Nova Scotia. Tales of the ""Money Pit"" had spread all over Canada, including Campobello Island, the summer home of FDR. His group raised $5000 and Roosevelt, Duncan G. Harris, Frederick Childs, and Albert Gallatin sailed from New York on August 18, 1909. Their expedition included diving suits (which proved impractical) and test drillings at one hundred and fifty feet found the same cement-like material. Samples of it submitted to Columbia University were reported to be man-made. FDR's work on the island was brief but his interest continued for many years. In August, 1939, while he was visiting Halifax, Nova Scotia, he privately devised a plan to anchor his battleship off Mahone Bay and see the work then being conducted by Erwin T. Hamilton but, as mentioned in the letter, the impending war in Europe prevented him from following through on his plans. Interestingly, Duncan G. Harris was also one of the defendants when the Justice Department filed the antitrust suit against the United States film industry on July 20, 1938, in FDR's second term as President. A terrific and historic personal letter relating to the outbreak of World War II in the days immediately preceding the initiation of the world conflict."

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        Alexander the Gander

      Oxford University Press, New York 1939 - 4 1/8" x 4 3/4". FIRST PRINTING OF FIRST EDITION; RARE. One of the late, great Tasha Tudor's early masterpieces of illustration. In Near Fine (NF) condition: clean, tight and bright throughout, with only some minor rubbing to the extremities; otherwise Fine (F) with clean, bright, unmarked pages within. Dustjacket in Very Good Minus (VG-) condition with some darkening, oiling, some chipping at the edges and a few closed tears; would look nice in a Brodart/mylar cover. With "$_.75" at bottom of both dustjacket flaps, denoting the 1939 first printing. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats

      London: Faber and Faber, 1939 First edition, first printing. Publisher's yellow cloth, with an illustration of two men on roller skates to the front board in red, spine lettered in red; in the original pictorial yellow dust jacket, with an illustration of a man and a string of dancing cats climbing up a ladder to the front panel in black, illustration of two men on roller skates to the rear panel in black, spine lettered in black. Very good, with minor wear to the extremities, light toning to the spine and board edges, a hint of offsetting to the endpapers, bookseller's sticker to the rear pastedown, bright and fresh interior; unclipped dust jacket, with some chipping to the spine head, toning to the spine and panel edges, minor nick to the rear panel, hinges rubbed and somewhat torn. Overall, a pleasing and attractive copy. Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats is a collection of fourteen amusing cat-related poems, originally created for his godchildren, to whom he wrote letters signed under the pseudonym "Old Possum." Specifically, it includes "The Naming of Cats," "The Song of the Jellicles," "The Rum Tum Tugger," "Old Deuteronomy," and "Mr. Mistoffelees," among others. Throughout the verses, Eliot draws similarities between his feline characters and human personalities. This first edition's dust jacket and covers are illustrated with drawings by Eliot. An immediate success, the text was reprinted in 1940 with illustrations by Nicolas Bentley. Notably, Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats served as the basis for Andrew Lloyd Weber's 1982 beloved and long-showing Broadway musical, "Cats." In that same year, Edward Gorey released a popular illustrated version of Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.

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        THE TAYLORS OF ONGAR. Portrait of an English Family of the 18th and 19th centuries. Drawn from Family Records by the Great-great Niece of Ann & Jane Taylor. WITH SIGNED MANUSCRIPT POEM

      Cambridge, W. Heffer & Sons Ltd,1939.. FIRST EDITION 1939, PRESENTATION COPY TO A MRS GRANTHAM WITH THE AUTHORESS' INITIALS WITH A MANUSCRIPT POEM SIGNED BY ANN GILBERT NEE TAYLOR IN AN OLD ENVELOPE WITH A PENCIL NOTE BY DORIS ARMITAGE: "This charming poem and original autograph was written by Ann as a Christmas Card to a member of her family. Sent by her Great-great niece to May Grantham Feb 1957". 8vo, approximately 220 x 145 mm, 8¾ x 5¾ inches, frontispiece and 20 full page illustrations, 6 small text illustrations, 5 taken from Topsy Turvy, the World Turned Upside Down, pages: xviii, 1-252, at the front of the book are 2 specimen pages, title page and 1 of text, the title page being different from the one that was published, a tipped in errata slip, original publisher's blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, central gilt oval decoration with raised heads of Ann an Jane on upper cover, blue ink corrections to text (most likely by the authoress) 1 with 3 lines crossed out and the correction written in the upper margin, 1 with extra text, the rest just affecting a letter or 2. Small abrasion to first pastedown where the envelope was pasted and is now loose in the book, small pale brown spot on page xi, not affecting text, small pale mark to edges, not affecting margins, otherwise a very good copy in a complete but rubbed and repaired dust wrapper, not priced clipped. The envelope enclosing the letter is lightly age-browned with a tiny repair, the letter is very clean and readable, the paper has a water mark with only "Joynson" legible. The letter is titled "Supplemental": "I told you last Christmas I'd something to say, a tale you would all think worth telling; But lo! the bags open, and the puss is away, and there is not a rat to be smelling! (If you did smell a rat tho, or think one was hatching, a very nice sport must be that of rat catching.) College Hill, Dec. 25. 1859. Ann Gilbert." MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        The Outsider and Others

      Arkham House 1939 - First edition, 1939 stated on title and copyright page. Near fine book, two bookplates from previous owners affixed to front paste-down and front free end paper; bottom board edges slightly rubbed as well as corners. Dustjacket very good, some chipping, wrinkles and rubbing. Flap price $5.00. Housed in a custom-made slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby / by Charles Dickens; with illustrations by Phiz.

      London : Chapman and Hall, 1939, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, First EditionFinely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Gilt blocked title to spine with gilt-crossed raised bands. All edges marbled. New endpapers. Light tanning to page margins. Particularly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and strong. Further scans, images and additional bibliographical material available on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 624 pages; 1st edition, later issue. xiv, 624p. 39 plates; 22cm. This rare edition of Nicholas Nickleby features 39 illus. by Hablot K. Brown (i.e. Phiz) and a steel-engraved frontispiece portrait engraved by Finden after the painting by David Maclise. Issue points include letter rather than latter, p.160.

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        Über den Prozess der Zivilisation.

      . 2 Bände.Basel, Haus zum Falken 1939, gr.8°, Or.-Kt.XX, 327; VIII, 490 S.1.Ausg.dieses Hauptwerks des 1937 emigrierten Verf.St/T 119.Rücken jeweils gering fleckig, Vortitel jeweils m.Namenszug, sonst sehr gutes, unbeschnittenes Expl..

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        The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories

      Jonathan Cape, London 1939 - 1st impression in publisher's original oatmeal cloth with softer boards and scarcer black variant (not red variant) titles to front board and spine from the Clive Hirschhorn Collection [critic, journalist, author etc]. Some staining and pigment loss to boards which are otherwise very good. The binding is tight, sound and square. Internally small, neat pencil ownership inscription to top left corner of front pastedown in Hirschhorn's hand with acquisition date. Also gift inscription in bottom left corner of rear ffep written upside down [inscription explains]. Priceclipped dustjacket with some limited archival quality restoration is complete with some wear /creasing to edges and one short closed tear [1cm] to rear panel top edge. A very nice copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ORIGINAL ART: MARY, MARY FROM MOTHER GOOSE

      - (DENSLOW,W.W.)illus. ORIGINAL ART: MARY, MARY FROM MOTHER GOOSE. Offered here is a large and wonderful finished pen and ink drawing for Ye Old Time Nursery Rhymes by Mother Goose. Although the book with this title was actually published in 1939 by Baldwin & Strachan in Buffalo when the art was re-discovered (after Denslow's death), the art itself was most likely executed circa 1910 when Denslow was actively illustrating advertising booklets. In their bibliography of Denslow, Greene and Hearn write about this art as follows: "The drawings were discovered in 1939 in the scrapbook of one William W. Reed. Since a man named Horace Reed was connected with Niagra Lithograph Company, it is likely that Denslow drew the pictures for one of his advertising pamphlets. The pictures first appeared in Youth Magazine, a hand-out to patrons of Dodd's Dairy in Buffalo. In issue eleven, this pamphlet was announced as available from Dodd's milkmen for ten cents." Executed on Strathmore drawing board measuring 19 1/2" wide x 14 1/2" high, the image nearly fills the entire space, signed by Denslow with his characteristic seahorse design. This is a rare opportunity to own very fine published work by Denslow. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        ORIGINAL ART: HIGGELDY PIGGELDY FROM MOTHER GOOSE

      - (DENSLOW,W.W.)illus. ORIGINAL ART: HIGGELDY PIGGELDY FROM MOTHER GOOSE. Offered here is a large and wonderful finished pen and ink drawing for Ye Old Time Nursery Rhymes by Mother Goose. Although the book with this title was actually published in 1939 by Baldwin & Strachan in Buffalo when the art was re-discovered (after Denslow's death), the art itself was most likely executed circa 1910 when Denslow was actively illustrating advertising booklets. In their bibliography of Denslow, Greene and Hearn write about this art as follows: "The drawings were discovered in 1939 in the scrapbook of one William W. Reed. Since a man named Horace Reed was connected with Niagra Lithograph Company, it is likely that Denslow drew the pictures for one of his advertising pamphlets. The pictures first appeared in Youth Magazine, a hand-out to patrons of Dodd's Dairy in Buffalo. In issue eleven, this pamphlet was announced as available from Dodd's milkmen for ten cents." Executed on Strathmore drawing board measuring 19 1/2" wide x 14 1/2" high, the image nearly fills the entire space, signed by Denslow with his characteristic seahorse design. This is a rare opportunity to own very fine published work by Denslow. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        ORIGINAL ART: OLD KING COLE FROM MOTHER GOOSE

      - DENSLOW,W.W. ORIGINAL ART: OLD KING COLE FROM MOTHER GOOSE. Offered here is a large and wonderful finished pen and ink drawing for Ye Old Time Nursery Rhymes by Mother Goose. Although the book with this title was actually published in 1939 by Baldwin & Strachan in Buffalo when the art was re-discovered (after Denslow's death), the art itself was most likely executed circa 1910 when Denslow was actively illustrating advertising booklets. In their bibliography of Denslow, Greene and Hearn write about this art as follows: "The drawings were discovered in 1939 in the scrapbook of one William W. Reed. Since a man named Horace Reed was connected with Niagra Lithograph Company, it is likely that Denslow drew the pictures for one of his advertising pamphlets. The pictures first appeared in Youth Magazine, a hand-out to patrons of Dodd's Dairy in Buffalo. In issue eleven, this pamphlet was announced as available from Dodd's milkmen for ten cents." Executed on Strathmore drawing board measuring 19 1/2" wide x 14 1/2" high, the image nearly fills the entire space. Although this particular piece is not signed, many of the other pieces we have available are. This is a rare opportunity to own very fine published work by Denslow. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        ORIGINAL ART: JACK SPRAT FROM MOTHER GOOSE

      - DENSLOW,W.W. ORIGINAL ART: JACK SPRAT FROM MOTHER GOOSE. Offered here is a large and wonderful finished pen and ink drawing for Ye Old Time Nursery Rhymes by Mother Goose. Although the book with this title was actually published in 1939 by Baldwin & Strachan in Buffalo when the art was re- discovered (after Denslow's death), the art itself was most likely executed circa 1910 when Denslow was actively illustrating advertising booklets. In their bibliography of Denslow, Greene and Hearn write about this art as follows: "The drawings were discovered in 1939 in the scrapbook of one William W. Reed. Since a man named Horace Reed was connected with Niagra Lithograph Company, it is likely that Denslow drew the pictures for one of his advertising pamphlets. The pictures first appeared in Youth Magazine, a hand-out to patrons of Dodd's Dairy in Buffalo. In issue eleven, this pamphlet was announced as available from Dodd's milkmen for ten cents." Executed on Strathmore drawing board measuring 19 1/2" wide x 14 1/2" high, the image nearly fills the entire space, signed by Denslow with his characteristic seahorse design. This is a rare opportunity to own very fine published work by Denslow. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        ORIGINAL ART: ROBBIN & RICHARD FROM MOTHER GOOSE

      - (DENSLOW,W.W.)illus. ORIGINAL ART: ROBBIN & RICHARD FROM MOTHER GOOSE. Offered here is a large and wonderful finished pen and ink drawing for Ye Old Time Nursery Rhymes by Mother Goose. Although the book with this title was actually published in 1939 by Baldwin & Strachan in Buffalo when the art was re-discovered (after Denslow's death), the art itself was most likely executed circa 1910 when Denslow was actively illustrating advertising booklets. In their bibliography of Denslow, Greene and Hearn write about this art as follows: "The drawings were discovered in 1939 in the scrapbook of one William W. Reed. Since a man named Horace Reed was connected with Niagra Lithograph Company, it is likely that Denslow drew the pictures for one of his advertising pamphlets. The pictures first appeared in Youth Magazine, a hand-out to patrons of Dodd's Dairy in Buffalo. In issue eleven, this pamphlet was announced as available from Dodd's milkmen for ten cents." Executed on Strathmore drawing board measuring 19 1/2" wide x 14 1/2" high, the image nearly fills the entire space, signed by Denslow with his characteristic seahorse design. This is a rare opportunity to own very fine published work by Denslow. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        ORIGINAL ART: THERE WAS AN OWL FROM MOTHER GOOSE

      - (DENSLOW,W.W.)illus. ORIGINAL ART: THERE WAS AN OWL FROM MOTHER GOOSE. Offered here is a large and wonderful finished pen and ink drawing for Ye Old Time Nursery Rhymes by Mother Goose. Although the book with this title was actually published in 1939 by Baldwin & Strachan in Buffalo when the art was re-discovered (after Denslow's death), the art itself was most likely executed circa 1910 when Denslow was actively illustrating advertising booklets. In their bibliography of Denslow, Greene and Hearn write about this art as follows: "The drawings were discovered in 1939 in the scrapbook of one William W. Reed. Since a man named Horace Reed was connected with Niagra Lithograph Company, it is likely that Denslow drew the pictures for one of his advertising pamphlets. The pictures first appeared in Youth Magazine, a hand-out to patrons of Dodd's Dairy in Buffalo. In issue eleven, this pamphlet was announced as available from Dodd's milkmen for ten cents." Executed on Strathmore drawing board measuring 19 1/2" wide x 14 1/2" high, the image nearly fills the entire space, signed by Denslow with his characteristic seahorse design. This is a rare opportunity to own very fine published work by Denslow. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        ORIGINAL ART: THE MAN IN THE MOON FROM MOTHER GOOSE

      - (DENSLOW,W.W.)illus. ORIGINAL ART: THE MAN IN THE MOON FROM MOTHER GOOSE. Offered here is a large and wonderful finished pen and ink drawing for Ye Old Time Nursery Rhymes by Mother Goose. Although the book with this title was actually published in 1939 by Baldwin & Strachan in Buffalo when the art was re-discovered (after Denslow's death), the art itself was most likely executed circa 1910 when Denslow was actively illustrating advertising booklets. In their bibliography of Denslow, Greene and Hearn write about this art as follows: "The drawings were discovered in 1939 in the scrapbook of one William W. Reed. Since a man named Horace Reed was connected with Niagra Lithograph Company, it is likely that Denslow drew the pictures for one of his advertising pamphlets. The pictures first appeared in Youth Magazine, a hand-out to patrons of Dodd's Dairy in Buffalo. In issue eleven, this pamphlet was announced as available from Dodd's milkmen for ten cents." Executed on Strathmore drawing board measuring 19 1/2" wide x 14 1/2" high, the image nearly fills the entire space, signed by Denslow with his characteristic seahorse design. This is a rare opportunity to own very fine published work by Denslow. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        ORIGINAL ART: DICKERY, DICKERY DARE FROM MOTHER GOOSE

      - (DENSLOW,W.W.)illus. ORIGINAL ART: DICKERY, DICKERY DARE FROM MOTHER GOOSE. Offered here is a large and wonderful finished pen and ink drawing for Ye Old Time Nursery Rhymes by Mother Goose. Although the book with this title was actually published in 1939 by Baldwin & Strachan in Buffalo when the art was re-discovered (after Denslow's death), the art itself was most likely executed circa 1910 when Denslow was actively illustrating advertising booklets. In their bibliography of Denslow, Greene and Hearn write about this art as follows: "The drawings were discovered in 1939 in the scrapbook of one William W. Reed. Since a man named Horace Reed was connected with Niagra Lithograph Company, it is likely that Denslow drew the pictures for one of his advertising pamphlets. The pictures first appeared in Youth Magazine, a hand-out to patrons of Dodd's Dairy in Buffalo. In issue eleven, this pamphlet was announced as available from Dodd's milkmen for ten cents." Executed on Strathmore drawing board measuring 19 1/2" wide x 14 1/2" high, the image nearly fills the entire space, signed by Denslow with his characteristic seahorse design. This is a rare opportunity to own very fine published work by Denslow. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        ORIGINAL ART: THERE WAS A LITTLE MAN WHO HAD A LITTLE GUN FROM MOTHER

      - (DENSLOW,W.W.)illus. ORIGINAL ART: THERE WAS A LITTLE MAN WHO HAD A LITTLE GUN FROM MOTHER GOOSE. Offered here is a large and wonderful finished pen and ink drawing for Ye Old Time Nursery Rhymes by Mother Goose. Although the book with this title was actually published in 1939 by Baldwin & Strachan in Buffalo when the art was re-discovered (after Denslow's death), the art itself was most likely executed circa 1910 when Denslow was actively illustrating advertising booklets. In their bibliography of Denslow, Greene and Hearn write about this art as follows: "The drawings were discovered in 1939 in the scrapbook of one William W. Reed. Since a man named Horace Reed was connected with Niagra Lithograph Company, it is likely that Denslow drew the pictures for one of his advertising pamphlets. The pictures first appeared in Youth Magazine, a hand-out to patrons of Dodd's Dairy in Buffalo. In issue eleven, this pamphlet was announced as available from Dodd's milkmen for ten cents." Executed on Strathmore drawing board measuring 19 1/2" wide x 14 1/2" high, the image nearly fills the entire space, signed by Denslow with his characteristic seahorse design. This is a rare opportunity to own very fine published work by Denslow. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        The War illustrated : complete record of the conflict by land and sea and in the air / edited by Sir John Hammerton [complete in 10 volumes]

      London : Amalgamated Press, 1939-1947 - Physical description: 10 v. : illus. ; 29 cm. Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works -- Periodicals -- Second World War. Notes: Originally published throughout the conflict in 255 parts (varying from weekly to fortnightly), and subsequently issued in bound volumes as here. Includes frontispieces and titles toned in sepia, and many thousands of photographs, illustrations and maps (many toned in sepia or blue). Contents: Vol. 1: (parts 1-20); Vol. 2: (parts 21-44); Vol. 3: (parts 45-70); Vol. 4: (parts 71-100); Vol. 5: (parts 101-130); Vol. 6: (parts 131-155); Vol. 7: (parts 156-180); Vol. 8: (parts 181-205); Vol. 9: (parts 206-230); Vol. 10: (parts 231-255). Each volume has its own detailed and comprehensive index; the final volume contains a colour, decorative family Roll of Honour intended for completion by the purchaser (blank in this set). Very good copies in the original plum cloth bindings. Spines and front boards tooled and lettered in gilt and black. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 8 Kg. 0 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ORIGINAL ART: LITTLE TOMMY TUCKER FROM MOTHER GOOSE

      - (DENSLOW,W.W.)illus. ORIGINAL ART: LITTLE TOMMY TUCKER FROM MOTHER GOOSE. Offered here is a large and wonderful finished pen and ink drawing for Ye Old Time Nursery Rhymes by Mother Goose. Although the book with this title was actually published in 1939 by Baldwin & Strachan in Buffalo when the art was re-discovered (after Denslow's death), the art itself was most likely executed circa 1910 when Denslow was actively illustrating advertising booklets. In their bibliography of Denslow, Greene and Hearn write about this art as follows: "The drawings were discovered in 1939 in the scrapbook of one William W. Reed. Since a man named Horace Reed was connected with Niagra Lithograph Company, it is likely that Denslow drew the pictures for one of his advertising pamphlets. The pictures first appeared in Youth Magazine, a hand-out to patrons of Dodd's Dairy in Buffalo. In issue eleven, this pamphlet was announced as available from Dodd's milkmen for ten cents." Executed on Strathmore drawing board measuring 19 1/2" wide x 14 1/2" high, the image nearly fills the entire space. Although this particular piece is not signed, many of the other pieces we have available are. This is a rare opportunity to own very fine published work by Denslow. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        3 (davon 1 eigenh. und 2 ms.) Briefe mit eh. U. bzw. Paraphe und 2 ms. (davon 1 tls. eh.) Postkarten mit U. bzw. Initialen.

      München und [Wien], 1939.. Zusammen 9½ SS. (Qu.-)8vo.. Inhaltsreiche Korrespondenz mit dem Direktor der Wiener Staatsoper Erwin Kerber (1891-1943) über nähere Details zu geplanten Aufführungen die Knappertsbusch - der 1935 als Leiter der Münchener Staatsoper entlassen worden war und seither als ständiger Gastdirigent an der Wiener Staatsoper sowie bei den Salzburger Festspielen dem Haus verbunden war - leiten sollte. I: "[...] Heute vor acht Tagen einigten wir uns telefonisch auf den Maskenball, statt des Othello. Ihr Brief von heute jedoch läßt mich wieder, so wie Sie es zuerst wollten, den Othello bevorzugen [...] und zwar aus folgenden Gründen. Ich teile vollkommen Ihren ablehnenden Standpunkt zu Kautsky's [d. i. der Bühnenbildner und -maler Robert Kautsky, 1895-1963] bizarrer, ja absurder Idee: treiben Sie ihm diese, die auch bei Verlegung des M'ball auf einen späteren Termin wohl nicht in Frage kommt, also bitte aus. Er soll uns dafür vier herrliche Othellobilder entwerfen! Des Weitere wissen Sie, dass ich den Maskenball gerne mit Ihnen machen will, während ich Othello für einen geeigneteren Prüfstein für einen Gastinscenierer halte (falls Sie ihn noch nicht v. Wymetal [d. i. der Spielleiter und Regisseur Erich von Wymetal, 1892-1966] versprochen haben - oder auch selbst machen möchten!) [...] Mazzaroff [!, d. i. der Tenor Theodor Mazaroff, 1907-1975] soll bis zum Eintreffen des Materials ruhig an seinem Richard [wohl der Riccardo im "Maskenball] weiterarbeiten, den er ja nach Rückkunft aus Italien sowieso fertig haben muß, und dann gleich den Othello beginnen [...] Wir sprachen in Salzburg über Corregiador - sehr schön, dass Sie ihn gleich vorsahen! [...]" (Br. v. 24. September 1939). - II: "Alia wiesbadensis jacta est: je dois malheureusemst [!] go for Wiesbaden. They have changes de nouveau the date. I would have prefer, pas partir pour cette ville, and come directly to my dear Erwin - but: es hat nicht sollen sein [ ]" (Postkarte v. 25. September 1939). - III: "[...] Othello: Sie tun sehr recht, dass Sie Mazaroff bis zum hinter ihm liegenden Start des Schmucks' absolut in Ruhe lassen. Aber dann hilft dem guten Jungen kein Weigern mehr [...] Sobald ich zurück bin, hat er täglich bei mir Probe. Ob er nun fertig wird oder nicht, sehen wir ja dann bald, aber: gearbeitet wird!! Wir haben ja im Versagungsfall immer den Kraaywanger [!, d. i. der Tenor Heinz Kraayvanger, 1904-1971], der sicher auch ein guter Othello sein wird [...]" (Br. v. 29. September 1939). - IV: "Es wird Sie sicher interessieren, dass hier [d. i. München] gestern notre vache hongroise arienne Rosette [wohl die Mezzo-Sopranistin Rosette Anday, 1903-1977]' als Ulrica [wohl im "Maskenball"] gastiert hat. Weitere Erhebungen über etwaige atmosphärische Wellenstörungen kann ich leider nicht mehr erlangen, da ich zur Abfahrt rüste [...]" (Postkarte v. 3. Oktober 1939). - V: "Die Birkas [?, möglicherweise die Sopranistin Lilian Birkas, 1916-1994] ist gestern nicht zur Probe gekommen, und hat das Geheimnis' gründlich geschmissen. Hocherfreut [folgt Paraphe]". (e. Br., o. D.; auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf der Direktion der Staatsoper).

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