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        Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats

      London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1939., 1939. FIRST EDITION. Children's literature. 8vo; pp. 45. Elegantly bound in half red morocco over red cloth boards with gilt titles along the spine. A fine copy. Eliot's only book of verse for children; "Old Possum" being a name that Ezra Pound had bestowed upon him. "... 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.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        Histoire Naturelle

      - In folio, 365 X 290 mm, 68 pages libres dans un etui avec 39 eaux-fortes de Demetrios Galanis donc 6 pleine page. Paris, Gonin 1939. Un des 225 exemplaires, un seul papier. Les serpentes en papier ont fait leur ouvrage, pas de décharge des gravures. Bon état , cependant sur 4-5 pages, le fort encrage des gravures laisse entrevoir un leger ombrage au revers sous un certain type d'éclairage.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Bombillon]
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        La vie de MARIANNE.

      La Tradition 1939 - 4 volumes petit in-4 ( 250 X 195 mm ) de 246 251 286 et 236 pages plein velin ivoire, dos lisses jansénistes, têtes dorées, couvertures et dos conservés, non rognés. 64 eaux-fortes en couleurs dont 4 frontispices et 21 à pleine page de Raoul SERRES. Edition strictement limitée à 500 exemplaires sur grand vélin d'Arches, 1 des 34 exemplaires enrichis d'une suite de toutes les planches avec remarque, tirée en noir. Très bel exemplaire. illustres-modernes Littérature

      [Bookseller: Tiré à Part]
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        Captain Slaughterboard Drops Anchor.

      Country Life, 1939. - 1st Edition. Original cloth backed boards, a little bruised at the head of the spine. Covers, early and last few pages browned. However, generally a Very Good copy in browned, chipped and torn dust wrapper which retains its original price. Presentation copy inscribed ?To John Hurry Armstrong with best wishes from his friend Mervyn.? and additionally signed in full at the foot of the end paper. John Armstrong was the nephew of Leslie Hurry, artist and theatre designer. Hurry was a friend, fellow artist and illustrated one of Peake?s poems ?Watch, Here and Now? published in Pinpoints, May-June 1939 at around the time this title was published. Very few copies appear to have escaped the blitz, I have seen no more than ten copies in 30 years. PiP A1a [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael S. Kemp, Bookseller]
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        THE WILD PALMS

      New York: Random House, [1939].. Tan cloth, ruled in green, lettered in gilt. Small Grolier Book Shop label on front endsheet, otherwise unusually fine in near fine dust jacket with a couple of minor, tiny surface blemishes along the top edge at the spine crown. First edition, trade issue, primary binding. With poet/critic Dunstan Thompson's careful year of publication pencil ownership inscription on the free endsheet. PETERSEN A19b. MASSEY 388.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        The Wild Palms

      New York: Random House. 1939. First. First edition. The slightest wear to the extremities of the spine, else fine in a price-clipped, very good dustwrapper with some very small chips and tears, and a few nearly invisible internal tape repairs. Two thematically related narratives presented in alternating chapters. A nice copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Two British medals, one depicting King George V and Queen Mary, the other depicting their son, King George VI<br>

      (1) ?Victory Medal.? King George VI Cupro-nickel medal, 1.5? diameter, with partial 2.25? x 1.25? red, white, and blue ribbon. Obverse depicts the crowned head of King George VI with the legend ?Georgivs Vi D: G: Br: Omn: Rex Et Indiae Imp:? The reverse shows a victorious lion standing on a defeated two headed dragon (the axis powers) with the dates 1939-1945 above. Awarded to all full time service personnel who had completed 28 days service between September 3, 1939, and September 2, 1945. (2) Silver Jubilee medal, 1? diameter, depicting on obverse left profiles of the King and Queen encircled in blue with silver lettering: ?Silver Jubilee George V & Queen Mary 1935,? silver crown at top incrusted with red jewels. Suspended by a red, white, and blue ribbon (monogrammed RAOB in gold with G.L.E. - Grand Lodge of England imprinted), gold buffalo horns at the bottom and a gold buffalo head with red jewels for eyes; 2.5? long pin attached. Two letters at each end of the buffalo?s gold h

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Carson of Venus

      Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., Tarzana 1939 - First edition. Fine in a slightly spine-faded, near fine dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author to a noted collector. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Tarzan the Magnificent - 1st Edition

      Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., Tarzana, CA 1939 - First Edition/First Printing, pebbled blue cloth with red lettering on the front cover and spine in Very Good+ condition with lightly rubbed extremities and sunning to spine in about Fine dust-jacket. Zeuschner 749 ; "Truth is stranger than fiction." If this tale should seem in part incredible, please bear this axiom in mind. It had its beginning more than twenty years ago, unless one wishes to go further back to the first amoeba or even beyond that to the cosmos shattering clash of two forgotten suns [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Tanar of Pellucidar

      Methuen, UK 1939 - 1st Edition 1939. Book is very good++ and very bright. Foxing to title page and page edges. Name to endpaper. The wrapper is very good++ and bright. Edges lighly rubbed and nicked. A few small closed tears to edges. A very bright example and un-common. More digital images can be taken upon request. Ref 8406 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd PBFA]
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        Jazzmen

      Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York 1939 - First edition. A trifle foxed on the boards, still fine in an attractive, near fine dustwrapper with a tiny nick and a very short tear. A lovely, bright and fresh copy of a this important early jazz title, rarely found in this condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel.

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston 1939 - First edition of this children's classic with the date of 1939 on the copyright page. Oblong quarto, original tan cloth. A very good copy in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with some light restoration to the spine extremities. Housed in a custom clamshell box. Beloved by children upon publication, Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel features Mike Mulligan, a steam shovel operator, and his steam shovel "Mary Anne" (whose name was based on Marion Steam Shovels). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Verve: Volume 2, Issues 5-6,7,8

      Paris: Verve. 1939-1940. First. First edition. Folio wrappers. Three volume set in slipcase. Good only with chipped spines, owner&#39;s name penned on slipcase in good only slipcase with stains and edges worn. Many color plates tipped in. The eighth issue, which was published just before the fall of Paris, is particularly uncommon due to war. More than half the copies normally sent to United States were lost. Contains, lithographs, drawings, and paintings by Matis, Bonnard, Rouault. Les Tres Riches Heures du Duc de Berry Calendar. Brassai, Bronte, Goya, Bonnard, and others. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Dortmunder Adreßbuch 1939 - nach amtlichen und eigenen Unterlagen

      Dortmund, W. Crüwell Verlag, 1939. 4°, 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..

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Werner Eichel]
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        BERLINER ADRESSBUCH 1939.- 1. Band: Einwohner. Von A - Z.

      Berlin (Scherl), 1939.. 2 Bände. 4°. 32, 3359 S. mit Chronik für die Reichshauptstadt Berlin, Theaterpläne etc. HLdr der Zeit mit goldgeprägten Rücken. annähernd tadelloses Exemplar.. Hier das äußerst seltene letzte große Adreßbuch vor dem Zweiten Weltkrieg. Haushaltsvorstände, handelsgerichtlich eingetragene Firmen und Gewerbebetriebe nach Namen geordnet.

      [Bookseller: Versand-Antiquariat Bebuquin]
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        ADRESSBUCH FÜR DIE AMTSGERICHTSBEZIRKE AUGUSTUSBURG, WOLKENSTEIN, ZSCHOPAU 19938.- Außer der Gemeinde Großrückerswalde im Amtsgerichtsbezirk Wolkenstein.

      Zschopau (Tageblatt), 1939.. 4°. ca 200 S. ill. OHLn. Einband etwas angeschmutzt, Titelseite mit Knickspur, sonst gut erhalten.. Von größter Seltenheit.

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        A Considerable Speck

      [Boston: Printed by Dard Hunter, Jr, 1939] - Laid in is a photocopy of the handbill titled "The Colonial Society of Massachusetts" detailing the poem's history: "This poem was written and delivered by Fobert Frost at the Annual Dinner on November twenty-first, 1939. It has been printed by Mr. Dard Hunter, Jr. from the first font of type that he has cut and cast himself, and is one of the first pieces of printing. It is on hand-made paper, made by him and his father, an authority on paper, with whom he is associated at the Dard Hunter Paper Museum at Massachusetts Institute of Technology." A Considerable Speck was first printed in the Atlantic Monthly in July, 1939. The first separate edition consisted of fewer than 100 copies, according to Crane. These proofs are extremely rare, if not unique Proof copies of the first separate edition. 2 single folio gatherings (380 x 285 mm). 2 proof copies: one uncorrected page proof of the 33-line poem, without the printed title page, and with printer's manuscript corrections and directions in red ink; and one final proof copy, with "Original Proof" printed on title-page; both uncut on cream wove paper watermarked "HANDMADE". Some minor smudging and marginal soiling to uncorrected proof; final proof is fine. Laid in a custom green cloth chemise. Crane A24 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Hercule Poirot&#39;s Christmas

      London: The Crime Club, Collins,, 1939. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. Contemporary gift inscription. Spine and edges of boards a little faded, two small marks to rear board, corners lightly rubbed, edges somewhat spotted. A very good copy in the price clipped jacket, rubbed with a closed tear to front board and some substantial loss to ends of spine panel. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Uncle Fred in the Springtime

      Herbert Jenkins 1939 - London, dark red cloth ,gold lettering on spine.Book has some light wear ,no foxing ,inscriptions or staining. The wrapper has had repairs to three chips and has paper archival tape at top and bottom to secure short closed tears .A nice copy [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dick Neal Fine Books]
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        The Work of Stowitts for The Fox God. Lyric Ballet in 3 Acts. Poem by Templeton Crocker. Music by Joseph Redding

      George Palmer Putnam Inc., Hollywood, CA 1939 - No. 371 of 400 limitation. Printed by Bernard Freres and plates engraved by Deichel-Ploquin in 1928. Folio, 15.5 by 13.5 inches, 40 by 34 cm. 44 pp, followed by 50 color plates with text on versos. With a total of 53 tipped-in, full page color plates, and 6 other tipped-in color illustrations, along with some red and gilt text illustrations or ornamentation. This is an elaborately produced, unique volume containing the classic Chinese Opera "Fay-Yen-Fah", along with the traditional designs, costumes and decor, as illustrated in Stowitts decorations and color plates. Hubert Julian "Jay" Stowitts (1892-1953) was a true polymath -- a gifted athlete, he willed himself to become a dancer after being swept away watching a performance, and within a few years he was discovered by the famed Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova and traveled as a successful dancer throughout the Americas and Europe, becoming the first American to star with a Russian ballet troupe. After a solo career, Stowitts retired from dancing and began a new career as a painter and occasional film actor. He traveled and lived in the Far East and South Asia, where he produced 155 paintings he called "Vanishing India." At the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, his exhibition of fifty-five paintings of nude male American athletes caused a "sensation." The Nazis closed the exhibit down, partly because it showed depictions of Jewish and African-American athletes. Stowitts was fascinated by Eastern religion and philosophy and much of his later work reflects his exploration of these ideas. In this Stowitts can be viewed rightly as a kind of visionary and precursor for ideas that gained wider acceptance in the West in the 1960s and after. The buckram binding, which appears to be a bit later, has washed out color and minor deterioration in the front upper spine area and a few limited spots of washed out discoloration. Otherwise, the binding is tight and the interior is bright and fresh. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Murder Is Easy

      London: for The Crime Club by Collins,, 1939. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. 2 ownership signatures to front free endpaper. Spine rolled, light spotting to edges and partial tanning to endpapers. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with a small chip from the head of the spine panel affecting the title and a few nicks and short closed tears. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        And Then There Were None (aka Ten Little Niggers / Ten Little Indians )

      Curtis Publishing Company, New York 1939 - First true conplete edition first printing of this classic novel. Agatha Christie published Hercule Poirot's Christmas at December 19th 1938, her next novel was June 5th 1939 and Ten Little Niggers on November 6 1939 all by Collins Crime Club. On June 6th 1939 the UK Daily Post ran a 23 part serial until July 1st 1939. This edition starts May 20th 1939 proceeding the the Daily Post by 2 weeks and the first hard cover edition by six months. It ran for seven parts also ending on July 1st 1939. Each magazine has little amounts of wear, little chips and edge wear and some still have the address label on them. All are in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Hercule Poirot's Christmas w/Original Dust Jacket

      Collins (UK) 1939 - First Printing (states "Copyright 1939" at bottom on copyright page with no references to subsequent printings), lists to "Appointment With Death" on list of Christie books to left of title page, ad pages for the last 3 Christie books at rear of book, orange boards with black lettering to spine, correct 1st state DJ with generic review for Christie's writing on rear cover. A VERY DIFFICULT BOOK TO FIND IN ITS 1ST PRINT DUST JACKET (LATER PRINTINGS OF THIS BOOK WERE THE GREEN/YELLOW UNIFORM EDITION). Book has no creased page corners, former owner's tiny name to ffe, no other former ownership markings or used book store marks/stamps/stickers inside, clean endpapers - no tape staining or markings, no foxing to endpapers, foxing to first/last few pages and to outer page edges, dust soiling to outer page edges (no age darkening), no internal spine splits, no spine lean, tight white pages with sharp corners, no wear to board edges or corners or spine tips, slight spine fade with age/foxing spots, faint splash mark to front board and slight fading to edges, no other stains or soiling to boards, no wear/loss to black spine lettering. Dust Jacket has not been trimmed along edge, with chipping at top of spine and top on front panel with related closed tear (a loose complete DJ has been laid in loose behind the original DJ inside the DJ protector to improve shelf appearance), no other chipping, tearing or creasing, no edge wear, very light wear to front flap crease (primarily at corners), almost no dust soiling noticeable to panels, no spine fade - bright deep red color of front and rear panel are same shade as the spine no staining or soiling to panels or spine. Overall a VG+ book in GD+/VG- condition dust jacket (price clipped) of a scarce late 1930s era UK Agatha Christie 1st printing with original RARE 1ST PRINTING DUST JACKET. I have a number of other U.K. and U.S. Agatha Christie 1st printing hardcover books up for sale. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Far North Collectible Books]
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        Murder is Easy

      The Crime Club by Collins; London. 1939 - Good+ in like dust jacket. Dust jacket price-clipped and lightly dust marked and yellowed and with light general edge-wear and a few small closed tears and nicks which have been repaired and fortified with tape to the verso. Publishers orange-red cloth with black lettering and `crime club` insignia to spine. Light wear to foot of spine. Neatly penned gift inscription to front pastedown. Pallid strips of toning to endpapers and very mild foxing to first and last few leaves. Rear free endpaper bears loose crease. 254pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ryan O'Horne Books]
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        A GAITA A FALARE. Lembranzas e Maldicións. Poemas.

      ., Buenos Aires. 1939 - 190 p. 1ª edición, cubiertas con alguna mancha, óxido en 2 primeras y 2 últimas hojas, resto muy buen estado. Intonso. Cubierta de Seoane, con 4 láminas de Colmeiro + 8 dibujos de Seoane + 5 de Castelao. Carta- Prólogo de Eduardo Dieste. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA ANTICUARIA LUCES DE BOHEMIA]
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        Collected Poems. Signed copy

      New York: Henry Holt and Company. VG : in very good condition with dust jacket and protective cover. Wrapper a little faded and edge chipped. 1939. First Edition. Beige hardback cloth cover with embossed illustration. 220mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). 436pp. Portrait frontispiece and woodcut vignette to title page. Signed by author on fep. .

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        Loza Blanca y Azulejo de Puebla

      Mexico City: Decorative & Applied Arts & Design, 1939 2 volumes: xi+305 pages with tipped in coloured and monochrome plates; 333 pages with tipped in coloured and monochrome plates and reproduced signatures. Quarto (11 1/4" x 9") bound in 3/4 leather with gilt lettering to spine and original wrappers bound in. From the library of George M Foster. Copy 992 of 2000. 1st edition.For over four centuries,the city of Puebla has been praised for its production of quality tin-glazed earthenware. The use of ceramic as a utilitarian and artistic medium in the Americas (the region of eastern and central Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and Honduras) has a long history of quality work dating back millenia before the arrival of the Spanish in 1519. But it was, in fact, the Spanish who first introduced to area potters tin- and lead-based glaze, the potter’s wheel, and the kiln. Production of tin-glazed earthenware in the New World first began in Mexico City, the viceregal capital of New Spain, in the second half of the sixteenth century. By the seventeenth century, however, the nearby city of Puebla, founded in 1531 as the second city of New Spain, had become the more important center of production, enjoying the widest distribution of any ceramic ware in the New World at the height of the Spanish Empire. For ceramists, Puebla was an ideal location: The climate is mild, the soil is fertile, and most importantly, there are extensive clay beds and sufficient deposits of raw sodium essential for glaze preparation. That the same area had captured the market for quality ceramics before the Spanish arrived is not a coincidence. Native potters must have played an important role in supporting the developing colonial industry. The early production of talavera poblana was primarily influenced by old-world traditions. Various European ceramic wares (from Spain, Holland, and Italy) were imported, serving as important sources of inspiration for resident ceramists. Potters themselves no doubt also influenced form and design. According to the potters’ ordinances established in 1653, master potters were to be only of Spanish descent. Contrary to the ordinances, however, some masters were Italian-born and probably arrived in Mexico via Spain; there were also a few mestizo (of mixed native and Spanish parentage) ceramists who rose to become “masters.” The polychrome elements typify the Italian palette that was particularly influential in southern and central Spain beginning in the sixteenth century, and the motifs reflect those popularized at the Spanish ceramic center of Talavera de la Reina in central Spain, where Italian potters are known to have worked. Yet the careful rendering on the top left side of a turkey, which is native to the Americas, marks the piece as distinctly colonial. Among the most important cultural traditions that early Puebla potters integrated into their designs were those of Islamic origin. The horror vacui (fear of empty decorative spaces) is one Islamic convention that proved to impact a variety of styles. In fact, one clause of the potters’ ordinance stipulates the use of a dotting technique referred to as aborronado. The large, deep, and flat-bottom basin with steep, slightly flared walls is an Islamic form that became particularly important in Puebla, where the form was commissioned as baptismal fonts and wash receptacles. While a variety of techniques and decorative motifs traveled across the Atlantic from Europe, another conduit of influences opened from the Pacific. With the settlement of the Philippines as a Spanish colony in 1559, the Spanish Empire established a trade route that connected its territories across three continents. From 1565 to 1815, the ships commonly known as the Manila galleons, or Naos de la China, transported luxury goods including highly prized Chinese porcelain to the Mexican port of Acapulco for further shipment to other colonies. Some pieces are known to have been kept in Mexico, while others were transported across land to the port of Vera Cruz for shipment to Europe; on this route northward from the Pacific to the Gulf, transporters undoubtedly passed through Puebla. Ming dynasty porcelain proved to be a particularly important source for a variety of patterns and motifs featured on Puebla ware. By the first quarter of the nineteenth century, Puebla ceramists were using polychrome decoration with more frequency, marking a sharp departure from the blue-and-white decoration of fine-grade ware that predominated for over 150 years. Of the pastel grounds employed, perhaps the most popular was the pale-blue type known as azul punche after the candy of the same color made in Puebla for the day of the El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebrations. Although the Chinese style still lingered, potters were by now also turning to French Rococo decoration and, in particular, the ceramic ware of Alcora, near the Mediterranean coast of Spain, where the French styles had a profound impact.George McClelland Foster, Jr born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on October 9, 1913, died on May 18, 2006, at his home in the hills above the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, where he served as a professor from 1953 to his retirement in 1979, when he became professor emeritus. His contributions to anthropological theory and practice still challenge us; in more than 300 publications, his writings encompass a wide diversity of topics, including acculturation, long-term fieldwork, peasant economies, pottery making, public health, social structure, symbolic systems, technological change, theories of illness and wellness, humoral medicine in Latin America, and worldview. The quantity, quality, and long-term value of his scholarly work led to his election to the National Academy of Sciences in 1976. Virtually all of his major publications have been reprinted and/or translated. Provenance from the executor of Foster's library laid in.Condition:Foster stamp on front end paper of both volumes else a very good to fine set.

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        An American Exodus: A Record Of Human Erosion

      New York: Reynal & Hitchcock. Hardcover. 1939. 1st Edition. Large 8vo 158pp . Very Good in Very Good DJ. B&W Photographs. Slight shelfwear to bottom cover edges. Front cover has a single tiny round waterdrop stain. Gold title on dark blue cloth is bright and not faded. Front endpaper, half title, and title page foxed, and last few pages also foxed. 2nd issued DJ with Voltaire quote on rear panel, unclipped with price of $2.75. DJ lightly rubbed with some extremity wear and light edgewear. Rear panel of DJ lightly soiled.Pictorial record of the great migration from the Dust Bowl states .

      [Bookseller: Chris Hartmann, Bookseller]
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        Preise Und Produktion ( Common English Title: Prices and Production)

      Germany: Verlag Von Julius Springer. Soft Cover. 124 pages. "Beitrage zur Konjunkturforschung - Herausgegeben vom Osterreichischen Institut Fur Konjunkturforschung Nr. 3" - from front cover. Apparently unread as majority of pages were uncut by printer. Above-average but not excessive wear. Covers loosening from textblock. Bit of writing upon upper right corner of front cover and at base of spine else unmarked. 1939 New York Times Book Review of Schumpteter&#39;s &#39;Business Cycles&#39; laid in. . Fair. 1931. First Edition.

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        SHAW GIVES HIMSELF AWAY: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL MISCELLANY

      The Gregynog Press, Montgomeryshire, Wales 1939 - Quarto. [v], vii-xi [i], 188p. [ii]. Illustrated with a wood engraved frontispiece portrait by John Farleigh. Printed in Baskerville type on Arnold & Foster green tinted hand-made paper. Bound by the Gregynog Press Bindery in full dark green oasis with onlaid abstract designs in orange with three symbols on the upper cover and one on the lower cover, the spine has orange titles with one raised bad with block or orange onlay in lower panel, the covers with a horizontal band on orange onlay at the bottom The binding is signed "Gregynog Press Bindery, Paul Nash".Harrop No. 40. Contents fresh, spine just very lightly faded [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Contes des mille nuits et une nuit

      Paris; La Belle Etoile 1939 - 3 voll.; in 8°; pp. (6),209,(3); (4),208,(4); (4),203,(7); leg. in mezza pelle con piatti marmorizzati. Vi sono contenuti 8 racconti "Histoire du Roi Schahriar - du Bossu - d'Ali-Baba - des Capitaines de Police - de Sindbad le Marin - d'Aladdin - du Dormeur - Eveille' - des Dix Adolescentes", molto ben illustr. da disegni nel t., e da 38 bellissime tavv. f.t., che riproducono gli squisiti acquarelli di Touchet, colorati a mano da Beaufume', incluse le 8 tavv. che fanno da antiporta ad ogni racconto, a colori e oro. "Les illustrations en sont le plus savoureux et le plus amusant des commentaires". Tiratura di 1500 esemplari

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        ORLANDO (THE MARMALADE CAT) A TRIP ABROAD

      London: Country Life Limited 1939 - First edition, FIRST PRINTING. Original pictorial paper-covered boards in dustwrapper. A near fine copy with no inscriptions or stamps in very good lightly rubbed, soiled and chipped dustwrapper. Not price-clipped. The second Orlando book and RARE in dustwrapper. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ORLANDO the marmalade cat. A trip abroad.

      Country Life 1939 - 1939. Première édition, premier tirage. Album grand in-4 ( 365 X 265 mm ) de 32 pages cartonnage illustré en couleurs de l'éditeur. Charmant ouvrage tiré en lithographie. Minimes défauts au cartonnage, coupes et coins légèrement usés. Interieur en parfait état. Bel exemplaire, rare. cartonnages enfantina [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Tiré à Part]
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        Orlando: The Marmalade Cat: A Trip Abroad

      Country Life, London 1939 - Covers have light edge wear and light glue marks on endpapers. The scarce dustwrapper has a few chips and a closed tear repaired with sellotape. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Beach Hut Books]
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        POLYBIBLION, REVUE BIBLIOGRAPHIQUE UNIVERSELLE, 1868-1939, 89 VOLUMES & 153 FASCICULES (INCOMPLET)

      Polybiblion - E. de Boccard, Paris 1939 - RO40194749: 89 volumes reliés (4 demi-cuir) + 153 numéros brochés. Numéros manquants: année 1871. 1902: Partie littéraire: fév.-mars, juillet-oct. Partie technique: fév.-mars, juillet-déc. 1903: Partie littéraire: août. Partie technique: août. 1904: Parties littéraire & technique: fév.-déc. années 1905 à 1912, 1921-1930. 1938: jan.-juin, août-oct. 1939: fév.-avril. Pièces de titre marron avec titre, tomaison et filets dorés, et étiquettes de code, sur les dos des volumes reliés. Annotations sur les 1ers plats des ouvrages brochés. Quelques dos et plats des ouvrages brochés abîmés. Couvertures des volumes reliées demi-cuir frottées. Du tome Ier, 1re année, Ire livraison, fév. 1868, au tome 195, juin 1939. 2 volumes par année de 1868 à 1874. 3 volumes par année de 1875 à 1899. Contenu du tome Ier, 1re année, Ire livraison, fév. 1868: Théologie et Jurisprudence. Sciences et arts. Belles Lettres. Histoire. Chronique. Correspondance. Récents travaux publiés en France sur la Grammaire comparée. Géographie et voyages. Sommaires des recueils périodiques, Français et Etgangers. Sommaires des articles littéraires et journaux de Paris. Romans, contes et nouvelles, etc. In-8 Relié. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Quelques rousseurs Classification Dewey : 10-Bibliographies [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: le-livre]
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        Nine Pounds of Luggage

      J. B. Lippincott Company Philadelphia (1939) - First Edition. FL dustjacket art. Very Scarce work of Travel literature with cult-like following. Memoir of wanderlust and world travel, based on authorÕs turn-of-the century experiences leaving her hapless marriage and setting off to the Yukon with ÔNine Pounds of LuggageÓ and a banjo. Nearly Very Good with several inch water stain to lower spine end and lower front cover, bookplate to front free endpaper, in a Very Good dustjacket, red stain from cloth to verso of front panel, shallow chipping to spine ends and corners, modest surface wear. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        THE OUTSIDER AND OTHERS ... Collected by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei

      Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House,. 1939. Large octavo,. cloth.. Top edge a bit dusty, some very light spotting to fore-edge and free. endpapers, corners gently bumped, a nearly fine copy in near fine. dust jacket with mild shelf wear to corners and spine ends, a few. very tiny closed tears to spine ends, and some mild dust soiling to. rear panel. A very nice copy. (#129330). First edition. The first collection of Lovecraft&#39;s writings and the first Arkham House book. 1268 copies printed. "... his works remain one of the most remarkable literary products of their day and an enormously influential contribution to the genre, their influence extending not only to Lovecraft&#39;s many correspondents but to such significant modern writers as Ramsey Campbell and Brian Lumley." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3- 132. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-680. Bleiler: The Guide to Supernatural Fiction #1040.

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        Finnegans Wake

      Viking Press 1939 - First US edition, stated on copyright page and front flap of dust jacket, where the original $5 price is still present. Very good in a very good dust jacket with some moisture staining on the lower corners of the jacket not affecting the book. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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