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        Half-Breed

      London - Peter Davies, 1939. London - Peter Davies, 1939 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The story of Grey Owl, born Archibald Belaney in England, and how he came to live with the Ojibwe Indians in Canada. First edition. With a number of photographs. Condition: In a cloth covered binding with original price-clipped dustwrapper. Externally, generally smart with slight shelfwear. Dustwrapper has chipping, closed tears and some loss to head and tail. Internally, firmly bound, though front free endpaper is missing. Generally bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD with a GOOD ONLY dustwrapper.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Abraham Lincoln

      Doubleday, Doran, New York 1939 - First Edition, First Printing with the words "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has light wear to the spine and edges. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with some wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Abraham Lincoln *Caldecott Medal 1st

      Doubleday Doran, New York NY 1939 - A first printing copy of this elusive 1940 Caldecott Medal book, which received the third Caldecott Medal ever awarded. This is a true trade first, NOT the Junior Literary Guild (book club) edition. This was the D'Aulaires' first book with their stone lithographic technique, and the color quality in the color illustrations is simply lovely. The black and white illustrations too are very nice. This copy is has clean and bright illustrated paper-covered boards with a bit of wear to the corners and some whitening to part of the paper at bottom edge of boards. No previous owner name, bookplates, or any other writing, pages crisp with only a few light smudges and one page with a one-fourth-inch tear at bottom margin. The overall feel of the book is that is quite fresh and clean. Dust jacket is clean and bright, with some rubbing to folds and a bit of creasing, light chipping to extrem. There is no Caldecott sticker to jacket, and the original price ($2.00) is intact on inside flap. Collectible quality. Please see photos. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Barbara Mader]
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        Abraham Lincoln

      The Junior Literary Guild Corporation 1939 - First Edition, First Printing of the scarce Junior Literary Guild Edition with "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has minor wear to the spine and edges. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the spine. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy of this FIRST EDITION in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Changing New York: Photographs by Berenice Abbott. Text by Elizabeth McCausland

      New York: E.P. Dutton, 1939. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1939. First Edition. Publisher?s dark blue cloth; a very good plus copy in a very good minus dust jacket with some chips, tears, and splitting along the flap folds.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.]
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        Tanar of Pellucidar

      London: Methuen, 1939. London: Methuen, 1939. 274pp. Red boards. Spine slightly faded and cocked, otherwise Near Fine with original unclipped dj with half to one inch loss at top of spine and bottom of spine torn and repaired, also inner flap of front panel reattached. Scarce. At 258 Creek Road Greenwich we are open 7 days weekly 1pm to 4pm at least, often later; with a large stock covering most subjects, vintage books, paintings and prints... wordsandimagesforall.com All overseas orders sent by airmail. . 1st UK Ed. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hard Back.

      [Bookseller: Greenwich Bookplace & Gallery]
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        Some Buried Caesar

      New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1939 New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1939. First Edition. Very good in a good to very good price-clipped dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc. ]
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        THE HABIT OF EMPIRE

      Santa Fe: The Rydal Press, [1939]. Santa Fe: The Rydal Press, [1939].. Gray cloth, stamped in black and green. Illustrated with reproductions of lithographs by Peter Hurd. Short surface crack in upper joint near crown, some tanning and slight rippling of the pastedowns, else a near fine copy, in very good, slightly tanned dust jacket. First edition. The dedication copy, inscribed by the author on the dedication page (and incorporating the printed dedication): "In friendship To Vernon Knapp from Paul Horgan, the first copy of the edition which is all his, in the name of a long and good time. Roswell 1939." The recipient joined the faculty of the New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell in 1928 as a member of the English faculty, and in time excelled as well in geology, serving as department head. He retired as a LTC and was inducted into the Institute's Hall of Fame in 1958. Horgan, himself a graduate of the Institute, was later on staff there, and the Institute's Library was named for him.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        The Grapes of Wrath

      Viking Press, 1939. Hardcover. Very Good. 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 age toning, light stain at the front endpaper. In a new facsimile jacket wrapped in a removable mylar cover.

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA,]
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        Breeding Your Own: How to Raise and Train Colts for pleasure and profit

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1939 - Inscribed by the publisher on front free endpaper: "To my son Eugene IV from Eugene Connett III." First edition, no. 1049 of 1250 copies. 8vo. Photographic illustrations. x, [ii], 245 pp. Original blue cloth, cream cloth spine with blue label. Cello tape ghosts on flyleaves as usual, else Fine. Siegel 144; Frazier B- 13-a [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Grundzüge der phonologie

      Prague: Publi?vec l'appui du Cercle Linguistique de Copenhague et du Minist? de l'Instruction Publique de la R, 1939. Prague: Publié avec l'appui du Cercle Linguistique de Copenhague et du Ministère de l'Instruction Publique de la République Tchéco-Slovaque. 1939. "8vo, pp. 271; black and white portrait frontispiece; later brown cloth- backed stiff wrappers, original wrappers mounted to covers; ex-University of Hawaii Library with usual markings, else very good. Travaux du Cercle Linguistique de Prague no. 7.& & The magnum opus of Nicolay Trubetzkoy (1890- 1938), Russian linguist and founder of morphophilology. In this seminal study, the author identified the phoneme as being the smallest distinctive unit within the structure of a given language. This finding would eventually lead to the establishment of phonology as a separate discipline from phonetics."

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books]
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        THE WIZARD OF OZ

      London, Hutchinson, (1939).. London, Hutchinson, (1939).. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE (1939) of M.G.M. film edition IN DUSTWRAPPER, 230 x 170 mm, 9 x 6¾ inches, bound in the original publisher's paper boards with continuous extra colour illustration from the film over boards and spine, 208 pages. Original line illustrations by W.W. Denslow including 7 full page, plus 8 colour plates from the M.G.M. film of 1939 with Judy Garland. Of the colour plates, 4 are stills from the motion picture, the other 4 are publicity pictures with the characters in costume. Tiny bump to lower corner of upper cover, very slight wear to tail of spine, neat inscription dated 1941 on front endpaper, minute closed tear to margin edge of frontispiece, edges of title page lightly browned, final page slightly browned, edges of pages slightly foxed, occasionally just showing on edge of margins, otherwise very clean and bright. A near Fine copy in VG+ DUSTWRAPPER (dw: price clipped, slightly worn at head and tail of spine and corners with tiny chips, small chip to upper edge of lower panel 45 x 15 mm deep, (1¾" x ½"), tiny closed tear to lower edge of lower panel). On the dustjacket flap the publishers announce that the film is to be released in the U.K. in the autumn. No similar edition with coloured stills was published in the United States. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        Old Fashioned Flowers

      London- Country Life Limited, 1939. London- Country Life Limited, 1939 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. Old Fashioned Flowers by Sacheverell Sitwell with twelve colour plates in autolithograph and many line drawings by John Farleigh. First edition in unclipped dustwrapper. Sir Sacheverell Sitwell, 6th Baronet CH (1897 - 1988) was an English writer, best known as an art critic and writer on architecture. John Farleigh (1900 - 1965), also known as Frederick William Charles Farleigh, was an English wood-engraver, He was also a painter, lithographer, author and art tutor. Newspaper clipping and a compliments slip from the Director and Secretary of the Victoria and Albert Museum inserted to front. Condition: In a cloth binding with unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, in excellent condition with only slight wear to extremities. Dustwrapper has loss and edgewear and scattered spotting. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with slight foxing to first and last pages and spotting to text block edge. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED with a GOOD ONLY dustwrapper.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Wonders Of World Aviation

      London - The Amalgamated Press, 1939. London - The Amalgamated Press, 1939 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A highly illustrated celebration world aviation. With colour plates and numerous black and white illustrations and diagrams throughout, including a fold-out colour plate. In two volumes complete. With a foreword by the editor: '. . . In planning these volumes, I have been mindful of the worldwide nature of the subject. Its scope both in time and place is extraordinarily board, and the variety of its aspects too obvious to need any stressing here. Hence, much time and labour have been spent in collecting all the material essential to a work as comprehensive as Wonders of World Aviation. . . 'Condition: In cloth bindings. Externally, sound but with slight bumping and wear to extremities. With some staining and marks to boards. With the odd split to cloth to spine and front joint to one volume, although generally firm. Front hinges slightly strained. Internally, generally firmly bound. Bright but with the odd handling mark to pages. With a slight closed tear to fold-out colour plate. Overall: GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        FRIJOLES CANYON PICTOGRAPHS RECORDED IN WOODCUTS AND HAND PRINTED BY

      Santa Fe: Writers' Editions, Inc., [1939].. Santa Fe: Writers' Editions, Inc., [1939].. Small quarto. Bound by Hazel Dreis in decorated cloth over boards, printed paper label. Woodcut decorated endsheets. Illustrated throughout with woodcuts, including several full-page and one four- panel folding plate. Fine. First edition. One of 480 copies. One of the major achievements of the Rydal Press, featuring Baumann's woodcuts printed in a variety of earth-tones, with the four-panel folding plate signed by him in the margin. Alfred V. Kidder contributes a Foreword.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        The Grapes Of Wrath by John Steinbeck HBDJ First Edition First Printing c.1939The Grapes Of Wrath by John Steinbeck HBDJ First Edition First Printing c.1939

      Viking Press, 1939. Being offered for sale is a true 1939 First Edition, First Printing, Hardcover with priced $2.75 original Dustjacket of "The Grapes of Wrath", by John Steinbeck. One of the highlight works of the 20th Century, and the recipient of the 1940 Pulitzer Prize for Literature. The copy being offered here is in Very Good overall condition. This book has all First Edition & Printing points. Yellow topstain of pages that has some fade as typical (later printings were blue). The copyright page states "First Published In April 1939", with no later printings noted. Endpapers and f/r Pastedowns are printed with The Battle Hymn Of The Republic. Dustjacket is retail priced $2.75. Lower front inside flap of dust jacket has had the "First Edition" slug restored (see photos). The only internal writing in this book is the previous owners name and 1939 date on the front free endpaper. Internal pages are very clean with only slight hints of random reading evidenced. Page block is relatively clean with some light rubs evident on the yellow topstain (see photo). Oatmeal colored boards show random light spotting (see photos). Points are good and do show light beginnings of fray. Hinges are solid. Binding is secure, but does feel shaken. The dustjacket has been protected with a mylar cover, and is in exceptional condition. Color is relatively uniform all around. Only light signs of wear at the hinge extremes. The Jacket has had the "First Edition" slug restored, but otherwise is original. All things considered, this book is a very collectable copy.

      [Bookseller: The Woodward Avenue Bookshelf]
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        Macht des Gesanges. Aquarell und Feder 1933.

      . Bezeichnet, signiert und datiert. 17,3 x 23,4 cm.. Links unten mit der Werknummer A 22. - Der seit Anfang der 1920er Jahre zunächst stark gefragte Künstler erhielt 1939 vom NS-Regime ein generelles Ausstellungsverbot, und seine abstrakten Werke wurden beschlagnahmt. - An vier Ecken auf Unterlagekarton montiert. Oberer Rand (1,2 cm) vom Künstler eigenhändig angesetzt. - Versandkosten auf Anfrage.

      [Bookseller: Kunstantiquariat Joachim Lührs]
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        The Outsider and Others

      Sauk City: Arkham House, 1939 Sauk City: Arkham House, 1939. First Edition; 1200 copies printed; a fine copy in a dust jacket with minor wear and tear and a quarter-inch of chipping along the foot of the spine. The back flap has been inscribed by the dust jacket designer, Virgil Finlay: ?This jacket is a photographic composite of early Weird Tales drawings, probably only one or two were for H.P.L. stories - I wish I might have found time for more of his work which I did admire. Virgil Finlay.? [With] Another copy. First Edition. Near fine. Inscribed at Christmas, 1939 by co-publisher Donald Wandrei. In the apparently unique green proof jacket (very minor wear and soiling); printed without text. Included with these copies are several remarkable and important letters and ephemeral pieces. In a 1937 letter, Howard Wandrei (brother of Donald) writes Virgil Finlay about his own fantasy drawings, announcing that he is to do the artwork for the collected edition of Lovecraft (what became The Outsider and Others). In a one page typed letter, signed, to Finlay, dated 5 October [1939], Derleth writes, ?Don tells me you are at work on a cover for The Ousider and Others. I am delighted to know it, and I am sure that you will pay adequate tribute to HPL in your work on the jacket of his first major book...Don and I stand to divide the loss of circa $1500...I am anxious to see the jacket design when it is finished...? In a one page, typed letter, signed, and dated Nov. 14, 1939, co-publisher Donald Wandrei writes Virgil Finlay regarding the above proof dust jacket and the decision to issue the final one in blue, â??...The green was a particularly detestable and odious color...â? He discusses at some length why black was eliminated as well. A carbon of a letter from the manufacturer to Derleth discusses these problems as well as some difficulties with the binding. In addition, there is a typed letter from Derleth to Mrs. Eddy about the book and her husbandâ??s Weird Tales contributions. There are two announcements from Derleth and Wandrei for the book; a duplicated one is clearly a preliminary effort and does not mention the future publisher, Arkham House, and begs for subscribers; a one page type-set announcement is a more professional presentation and refers to Arkham House.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc. ]
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        The Moths of the British Isles

      London - Frederick Warne and Co. Ltd., 1939. London - Frederick Warne and Co. Ltd., 1939 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A lavishly illustrated guide to the moths and butterflies of Britain. Part of the Wayside and Woodland series. Illustrated with many colour plates throughout. First and second series. Complete in two volumes. Condition: In blue cloth bindings with original unclipped dustwrappers. Externally, sound, though with heavy white marks to boards. Dustwrappers are sound, though with some discolouration and slight edgewear. Internally, generally firmly bound although strained in places. Pages are bright and clean. Overall: GOOD with a VERY GOOD interior..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Grundzüge der phonologie

      Publié avec l'appui du Cercle Linguistique de Copenhague et du Ministère de l'Instruction Publique de la République Tchéco-Slovaque, Prague 1939 - 8vo, pp. 271; black and white portrait frontispiece; later brown cloth- backed stiff wrappers, original wrappers mounted to covers; ex-University of Hawaii Library with usual markings, else very good. Travaux du Cercle Linguistique de Prague no. 7.The magnum opus of Nicolay Trubetzkoy (1890- 1938), Russian linguist and founder of morphophilology. In this seminal study, the author identified the phoneme as being the smallest distinctive unit within the structure of a given language. This finding would eventually lead to the establishment of phonology as a separate discipline from phonetics. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        Goodbye To Berlin

      London: Hogarth Press, 1939 London: Hogarth Press, 1939. First Edition. A fine copy in a dust jacket with minute wear and tear. This collection of six pieces, including "Sally Bowles," published earlier in a separate edition, was the basis for â??Cabaret.â? Connally 100; "Berlin under the emergent Nazis provided a stiffening of tragedy shown here in his moving story 'The Nowaks,' in the two remarkable Berlin diaries, with 'Sally Bowles' for comic relief.â? A last glimpse at a dying world that disappeared into vandalism, chaos and ultimate destruction. Very scarce in this condition.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc. ]
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        "Blick auf Liebau/Schlesien". Gesamtansicht von einem Weg aus, links großer Randbaum.

      . Öl auf Leinwand von Johannes Hänsch, signiert und datiert 1939, 54 x 71,5 cm.. Thieme-Becker Bd. XV, S. 438. - Der Berliner Landschaftsmaler (1875 - 1945) war an der Berliner Akademie Schüler u.a. von Eugen Bracht und Friedrich Kallmorgen. Seit 1903 stellte er seine Landschaften in Berlin, aber auch z.B. im Glaspalast in München aus. - Gerahmt.

      [Bookseller: Peter Bierl Buch- & Kunstantiquariat]
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        The Grapes Of Wrath

      New York: Viking Press, 1939. New York: Viking Press, 1939. First Edition. About a fine copy in a dust jacket with trivial wear.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.]
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        The Wild Palms

      New York: Random House, 1939 New York: Random House, 1939. First Edition. A fine copy in a particularly nice example of the dust jacket, which has a tiny chip at top of the back panel.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc. ]
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        Lucy Dawson's Dog Book

      London - Collins, 1939. London - Collins, 1939 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A relatively scarce edition of this highly illustrated book by Lucy Dawson, with fifteen dog studies in colour and numerous monochrome drawings, including a colour plate to frontispiece of Dookie a Royal corgi, drawn from life at the Royal Lodge, Windsor,reproduced with permission of Her Majesty the Queen. First edition. Including chapters on Dog Film Stars, London's Sheepdogs, A Blind Man's Dog, and Ireland and a Little Bit of Wales. With an introduction to each chapter by the author. Condition: Handsomely rebound in quarter morocco with cloth covered boards. Externally, smart but with the odd mark and minor wear to extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Bright but with slight scattered foxing. Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        The Outsider and Others

      Sauk City: Arkham House, 1939. Sauk City: Arkham House, 1939. First Edition; 1200 copies printed; a fine copy in a dust jacket with minor wear and tear and a quarter-inch of chipping along the foot of the spine. The back flap has been inscribed by the dust jacket designer, Virgil Finlay: ?This jacket is a photographic composite of early Weird Tales drawings, probably only one or two were for H.P.L. stories - I wish I might have found time for more of his work which I did admire. Virgil Finlay.? [With] Another copy. First Edition. Near fine. Inscribed at Christmas, 1939 by co-publisher Donald Wandrei. In the apparently unique green proof jacket (very minor wear and soiling); printed without text. Included with these copies are several remarkable and important letters and ephemeral pieces. In a 1937 letter, Howard Wandrei (brother of Donald) writes Virgil Finlay about his own fantasy drawings, announcing that he is to do the artwork for the collected edition of Lovecraft (what became The Outsider and Others). In a one page typed letter, signed, to Finlay, dated 5 October [1939], Derleth writes, ?Don tells me you are at work on a cover for The Ousider and Others. I am delighted to know it, and I am sure that you will pay adequate tribute to HPL in your work on the jacket of his first major book...Don and I stand to divide the loss of circa $1500...I am anxious to see the jacket design when it is finished...? In a one page, typed letter, signed, and dated Nov. 14, 1939, co-publisher Donald Wandrei writes Virgil Finlay regarding the above proof dust jacket and the decision to issue the final one in blue, ?...The green was a particularly detestable and odious color...? He discusses at some length why black was eliminated as well. A carbon of a letter from the manufacturer to Derleth discusses these problems as well as some difficulties with the binding. In addition, there is a typed letter from Derleth to Mrs. Eddy about the book and her husband?s Weird Tales contributions. There are two announcements from Derleth and Wandrei for the book; a duplicated one is clearly a preliminary effort and does not mention the future publisher, Arkham House, and begs for subscribers; a one page type-set announcement is a more professional presentation and refers to Arkham House.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.]
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        The Wild Palms

      New York: Random House, 1939. New York: Random House, 1939. First Edition. A fine copy in a particularly nice example of the dust jacket, which has a tiny chip at top of the back panel.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.]
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        4 eigenh. Briefe mit U.

      Böhmisch Kamnitz und Dresden, 29. VI. - 18. XII. 1939, einer ohne Ort und Datum [wohl 1941].. Zusammen (2+2+2+2=) 8 SS. auf 4 Bll. Gr.-4to. Mit einem eh. adr. Kuvert und einer Beilage (s. u.).. Alle an Dieter Keller, damals wohl im Stuttgarter Spemann-Verlag tätig. - Inhaltsreiche Briefe über die private Situation Hegenbarths (1884-1962) in den ersten Kriegsjahren, sein Ischias-Leiden, das ihn in seinem Schaen sehr einschränkte ("Aber wie geht es anderen, jüngeren Kollegen? Sie sind eingezogen und kommen überhaupt nicht zur Ausübung Ihrer berufl. Tätigkeit") und ein Illustrationsprojekt: " Turul macht mir sehr viel Freude und ich hoffe Ihnen das gesamte Material in zirka 20 Tagen zugehen lassen zu können". - Ende 1939 dankt er dafür, "dass ich mir je einen Abzug von den Turul-Illustrationen behalten darf". - Bietet Keller an, ihm einige Bilder zu übersenden, von denen er sich eines aussuchen und dafür als Dankeszeichen nur einen Freundschaftspreis zu zahlen brauche: "Erstaunt bin ich immer wieder, wie Sie bisher meine Arbeiten verfolgen und finde Ihr Interesse daran sehr lieb [...] Sie haben mich durch Ihre neuerliche Empfehlung beim Verlag abermals verbunden". - Die Erwähnung der Illustrationen zu Josef Bieniasz' Bärengeschichte "Turul" korrigiert die Entstehung der Arbeiten um ein Jahrzehnt. Wie viele der Illustrationsfolgen aus der Kriegszeit fand sich auch für dieses Buch erst nach Kriegsende ein Verleger, das Buch erschien 1952 im Stuttgarter Franckh Verlag, in dem Dieter Keller tätig war. - Beilagen: Ein Neujahrskarte. Klischeedruck nach Tuschzeichnung. Rückseitig mit eigenhändigem Gruß. - Gut erhalten. - Vgl. Löffer D 30.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        British Flowering Plants

      London and Melbourne - Ward, Lock and Co. Limited, 1939. London and Melbourne - Ward, Lock and Co. Limited, 1939 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An uncommon copy of British Flowering Plants edited by A. K. Jackson of the Herbarium, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. With detailed descriptive notes and an introduction by Professor Boulger. Illustrated in colour and line. New and revised edition. With two hundred and sixty full-page colour plates by Mrs. Henry Perrin and over two hundred and fifty new analytical line drawings by L. G. Goodwin. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, generally smart but with slight wear to extremities and occasional slight rubbing and marks to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and generally clean but with spotting to text block edge and in places along with handling marks throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Japan Photo Almanac 1939

      Tokyo : The Domei Tsushin-Sha 1939 - 4to. English and Japanese. Bound in publisher's black cloth. Red and gilt lettering on front cover and spine. In protective mylar. Good binding and cover. Minimal shelfwear to extremities. Clean, unmarked pages. Small dampstaining wear to bottom right corner of last 10 pages on the edge. Contents of this rare album span, monthly, from September of 1937 to September of 1938. Specific chapters are : China Incident; North China; Manchouko; and an Index to Advertisements. Ships daily. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sequitur Books]
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        Vom Winde verweht. Roman. Deutsch von Martin Beheim-Schwarzbach.

      Hamburg, Goverts, 1939.. Neuauflage 1007 S. Gr. 8°, Leinen. im Schuber, von Margaret Mitchell gewidmet, datiert und signiert " For Anna Blum with love from Margaret Mitchell July 23, 1947 " , Bindung etwas locker, Buchrücken aufgehellt, sonst guter Zustand

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Buchseite]
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        Cyaniding for Gold - A Complete, Simple and Detailed Account of the Process Written Especially for the Working Miner and the Small Syndicate

      Angus and Robertson, Sydney & Lo, 1939. Angus and Robertson, Sydney & Lo, 1939. Hardcover. Good.

      [Bookseller: Schwabe Books]
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        Lost Horizon

      Pocket Book, 1939. Softcover. Good. Pocket Book, New York, May 1939. First Pocket Book Edition / First Printing. Stated First Printing, no additional printings. Rare. First Mass Market Paperback ever published. Pocket Book No 1. Book Condition: Good, shelf wear, light chipping, age toning. Price at the front cover, pencil marks with a tear at the half title page. Lamination at the covers. Protected by a poly bag with cardboard backing.

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA,]
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        Highways and Byways Collection

      1939 - London - Macmillan and Co., 1907. 1939 - London - Macmillan and Co., 1907 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A uniformly bound collection of Macmillan's 'Highways and Byways' series. Comprised of a total eleven volumes:'Highways and Byways in Sussex'(1907) by E. V. Lucas; first edition, third impression. With a large bookplate of one James Syme Henderson to the front pastedown. 'Highways and Byways in Yorkshire' (1911) by Arthur H. Norway; first edition, third impression. 'Highways and Byways in Devon & Cornwall' (1911) by Arthur H. Norway; first edition, sixth impression. With a neat ink inscription to the front free endpaper and a tipped in obituary of one Eveline Peirson to front pastedown. 'Highways and Byways in Essex' (1939) by Clifford Bax. With a neat ink inscription to recto of front free endpaper. 'Highways and Byways in Hampshire' (1928) by D. H. Moutray; first edition, third impression. With a large ink inscription to front free endpaper. 'Highways and Byways in the Welsh Marches' (1939) by S. B. P. Mais. 'Highways and Byways in Somerset'(1912) by Edward Hutton; first edition. With a blindstamp to title page, reading 'presentation copy'. 'Highways and Byways in Shakespeare's Country'(1914) by W. H. Hutton. With a faint ink inscription to front free endpaper. 'Highways and Byways in Lincolnshire' (1914) by Willingham Franklin Rawnsley. 'Highways and Byways in The Border' (1914) by Andrew Lang and John Lang; first edition, second impression. 'Highways and Byways in Surrey' (1909) by Eric Parker; first edition, second impression. Each features copious illustrations throughout by Hugh Thomson, Frederick L. Griggs, Edmund H. New, Nelly Erichsen, Joseph McCullough, Arthur B. Connor and Joseph Pennell. With detailed folding map plates to the rear of all volumes except 'Essex' and the 'Welsh Marches'. Condition: In full cloth bindings with gilt labelled spines, eight volumes have large gilt lettering to front board. Externally, generally smart with minor shelf wear and light rubbing in places. Internally, firmly bound. Some light spotting to first and last few pages of some volumes, otherwise all are very clean and bright. Maps in lovely condition with just some scattered spotting to 'Sussex'. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Einweihung des Neubaues der Reichskanzlei Berlin, Januar 1939.

      Berlin 1939.. 14 Kartons - davon 2 Titel und Text von Bauarbeiter Wilhelm Bacher mit Auflistung der Künstler sowie 12 mit montierten Lichtdrucken nach orig. Photos von Heinrich Hoffmann (4), Max Baur (3) und Bleistiftzeichnungen von Curt Winkler (5) . Quart 4°. Flügelmappe aus Pappe mit Deckelvignette.. Flügelmappe im oberen Eck angestoßen und beschabt, außen weniger und innen stärker stockfleckig, oberer Flügel seitlich eingerissen und beschädigt, rechter mit kl. Einriß am Rand. Kartons teils in einem Eck minimal angestaubt. Titel mit wenigen Stockflecken am oberen Rand. Insgesamt in guter Erhaltung. Bilder auf Nachfrage. Büro Foto

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        The Nature of the Chemical Bond

      Ithaca, Cornell University 1939 429pp VG / none wear on corners and head and tail, spine rubbed with lettering still visible, owner signature on endpaper, few marks and underlinings inside in pencil, overall a very good copy. Very scarce 1st edition of one of the most influential scientific books of the 20th century. This book will be sent insured, from the UK. For more details please email science_books@hotmail.com

      [Bookseller: Science Books]
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        Five Volumes - The Tambaram Series

      London - Oxford University Press: Humphrey Milford, 1939. London - Oxford University Press: Humphrey Milford, 1939 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Four brown paperbacks. This is a collection of five volumes, from a seven volume set. These books were published for the international missionary council and contain religious content. The Tambaram Series was created following the meeting of the international missionary council at Tambaram, madras in Christmas 1938. These volume were written to merely to record what was said and done at the tambaram meeting, but to carry on to a further stage what was done or begun there. Condition: The bindings are tight and firm with all covers and internal pages securely attached. There is little wear to the extremities, apart from a few mild marks to the boards and some mild cracking and crinkling to the spines. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright. These books are in verygood condition on the whole..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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