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        Arts et Métiers Graphiques AMG n° 68 du 15 mai 1939

      - Paris, AMG, 1939. In-4, 70 p., couverture lithographiée. Joint : Index AMG 1927-1939. Le dernier numéro d'AMG. Avec la gravure de Matisse. * Voir photographie(s) / See picture(s). Langue : Français

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        Gadsby. (A story of over 50,000 words without using the letter "E")

      Wetzel Publishing Co. [1939], Los Angeles - First edition, 8vo, pp. 267; original red cloth stamped in black on upper cover and spine, and preserving the very rare dust jacket with shallow chips at the spine ends, and 2 larger chips at the corners of the back panel. New gray cloth clamshell box.The author was a graduate of M.I.T. and served in the First World War. A warehouse fire shortly after the book's publication accounts for its obvious rarity. According to the jacket blurb it took Wright 150 days to complete the work, but apparently it was years in the making. The novel, such as it is, has become legend in word circles, admired by lexicographers, lipogrammatists, puzzlers, and language mavens alike. It even has its own Wikipedia page which notes: "The plot revolves around the dying fictional city of Branton Hills, which is revitalized thanks to the efforts of protagonist John Gadsby and a youth group he organizes." It is also noted that "The book's scarcity and oddness has seen original copies priced at $4,000 by book dealers." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books (ABAA / ILAB)]
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        "Gadsby. (A story of over 50,000 words without using the letter ""E"")"

      Los Angeles: Wetzel Publishing Co.. [1939]. "First edition, 8vo, pp. 267; original red cloth stamped in black on upper cover and spine, and preserving the very rare dust jacket with shallow chips at the spine ends, and 2 larger chips at the corners of the back panel. New gray cloth clamshell box.& & The author was a graduate of M.I.T. and served in the First World War. A warehouse fire shortly after the book's publication accounts for its obvious rarity. According to the jacket blurb it took Wright 150 days to complete the work, but apparently it was years in the making. The novel, such as it is, has become legend in word circles, admired by lexicographers, lipogrammatists, puzzlers, and language mavens alike. It even has its own Wikipedia page which notes: ""The plot revolves around the dying fictional city of Branton Hills, which is revitalized thanks to the efforts of protagonist John Gadsby and a youth group he organizes."" It is also noted that ""The book's scarcity and oddness has seen original copies priced at $4,000 by book dealers."" "

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        A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM from THE PLAYS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1939. Hardcover. Largely unopened. Spine slightly and evenly darkened, corners firm. Near Fine. Arthur Rackham. Folio (8-3/4" x 13") bound in gold-stamped half natural buckram, top edges gilt, with the paper sides, printed in four colors, reproducing a patterned wall painting uncovered in a room where Shakespeare might have seen and admired it. Edited by Herbert Farjeon, who created the Nonesuch edition text of Shakespeare, to restore the original typographic style and spelling; typography planned and production supervised by Bruce Rogers. From the 37 volume set, this individual volume is illustrated with 6 full-page color plates by Arthur Rackham. Issued unsigned. Copy #1840 of a total of 1950 copies printed.

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        South Eastern Reporter [1st]. Vols. 1-200 (1887-1939)

      1939. South Eastern Reporter [1st]. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co. Vols. 1 to 200 (1887-1939). Volumes 1 to 140, 2 vols. in 1 book. Complete set. Original publisher's cloth. Ex-library, worn. Interiors clean. Tear to head of spine to Vols. 1-2, 49-50, 63-64, 97-98, 105-106, 111-112. Withal a nice set. See digital image. * Includes opinions issued by the state courts of Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.

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        Intermezzo (Archive of scripts for the 1939 film)

      Selznick International Beverly Hills, CA: Selznick International, 1939. Archive of five scripts from the 1939 film, including a Temporary draft script and four post-production scripts: 1939 One Line Continuity for the 1936 Swedish version, Cutting Continuity for a re-release (October 20, 1947), and two drafts, release and re-release, of the Dialogue Continuity (September 22, 1939 and October 20, 1947, respectively). Nominated for two Academy Awards: Best Cinematography and Best Musical Score. A richly produced American remake of the Swedish film by Gustav Molander, with Ingrid Bergman--new to the American studios at that time--recreating her role. A famed concert violinist (Leslie Howard) who is married with children falls in love with a young pianist (Bergman) and begins an affair with her. Temporary Draft script (pre-production): Pale blue studio wrappers, rubber stamped TEMPORARY on the front wrapper, dated March 15, 1939, with credits for screenwriter John van Druten. Distribution page present, with receipt intact. 84 leaves, mimeograph. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine bound with two gold brads. One Line Continuity (1939): Blue studio wrappers, dated April 22, 1939. Mimeograph. Near Fine. Cutting Continuity (1947): Yellow card studio wrappers, dated October 20, 1947, noting 4 reels, rubber stamped Copy No. 45. Mimeograph. Near Fine. Dialogue Continuity (1939): Goldenrod card studio wrappers, dated September 22, 1939, noting 4 reels. Mimeograph. Near Fine. Dialogue Continuity (1947): Goldenrod card studio wrappers, dated October 20, 1947, noting 4 reels, rubber stamped Copy No. 32. Mimeograph. Near Fine.

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        Storia del Teatro drammatico I. Grecia e Roma (parte prima), Medioevo (parte seconda) II. L'Europa dal Rinascimento al Romanticismo (parte terza) III. L'Ottocento (parte quarta) IV. Il teatro contemporaneo. Appendice: teatri orientali.

      Rizzoli 1939 - Milan - Rome, Rizzoli, 1939- 1940. 4 vol. grands in 8 de 422pp. avec 252 illustrations en noir in texte et quatre planches en couleurs hors texte, 536pp. avec 361 illustrations en noir in texte et quatre planches en couleurs hors texte, 480pp. avec 274 illustrations en noir in texte et quatre planches en couleurs hors texte, 510pp. avec 363 illustrations en noir in texte et quatre planches en couleurs hors texte, reliures en pleine toile bleue de l'éditeur, titre doré sur les plats supérieurs et sur les dos, bel exemplaire. Oeuvre fondamentale et très prisée qui offre un panorama complet du théâtre mondial de l'époque de l'antiquité classique jusqu'au premier quart du vingtième siècle, écrite avec une immense compétence et avec l'ajout de très nombreux textes, illustrée de façon magnifique et enrichie d'une ample bibliographie à la fin de chaque volume et d'un index des noms et des tables synoptiques à la fin du dernier volume. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Tropic Of Capricorn

      Obelisk Press, Paris 1939 - Published (and printed) by the Obelisk Press in Paris in 1939. Price 60FRS printed to spine and to the lower part of the original wrappers/dustj acket front flap - in both places it has been partially marked through with a black marker by the publisher but no other price has been marked in or on the book. Noted on the copyright page as First Published February 1939, it has the called-for yellow errata sheet bound in before the title page, and the original 60FRS price, so all points are present for the 1st issue of the First Edition. The dustjacket is bound to the book at the spine with no underlying mull (the cloth normally between the text block and the spine cloth or paper wraps). This book just has the gatherings sewn together under the dustjacket/wrappe r paper so the edges of the gatherings make the spine surface rippled vertically when it is handled at all (all these Miller Obelisk books 'are' fragile). So there are the gatherings' vertical ridges on the spine, some light edgewear and 'folding under edges' to the dustjacket all around since it is a bit taller than the text block, and some shallow edge chipping to the upper spine edge. The white portion of the dustjacket (front borders, spine and back panel) have tanned somewhat with age. But the book is clean, straight, complete, no handwriting or markings (other than Obelisk marking through the price twice on the dustjacket). Read, but carefully. We've cut a stiff clear removable mylar cover for the book to protect the edges in future and keep condition as it is now. Printed in Paris, of course, since Mr. Miller's books were banned in the U.S. during that era. This is the 3rd book in the author's famous Obelisk trilogy including Tropic of Cancer and Black Spring. ; 7-9/16" x 5-1/2"; 367 pages Softcover with DJ; 1st Printing [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Step By Step, Princess Marthe Bibesco's copy inscribed and dated by Churchill and presented by Churchill's brother

      London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, 1939. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very good. This book is perhaps unique in bearing a personalized, three-way association between Winston S. Churchill, Churchill's longtime friend, the influential and colorful Romanian Princess Marthe Bibesco, and that of Winston Churchill's brother, John Strange "Jack" Spencer-Churchill. Winston Churchill's inscription appears on the ffep in three lines and reads "Inscribed by / Winston S. Churchill / March 1946". Bibesco's distinctive signature appears directly above Churchill's inscription in pencil and reads "Marthe Bibesco". The pastedown (opposing the ffep) bears a personal note from Jack Churchill on the stationary of The Ritz Hotel, Piccadilly, London. Written in pencil in 4 lines it reads: "Princess Bibesco / with / Mr. John Churchill's / Compliments". The number "411" also appears on the note; we can only speculate about the meaning, which may refer to a room number. It is not certain that the note was hand written by Jack Churchill, but this seems quite plausible given that Jack was then a prosperous London resident and Bibesco was then living at The Ritz Hotel in Paris. A more than reasonable assumption is that Jack sent the book to Bibesco at The Ritz in Paris via The Ritz in London. Bibesco first met Churchill in April 1914 at a dinner party with French politicians on the eve of the First World War. They would become and remain friends until Churchill's death more than half a century later. Bibesco was highly educated, beautiful, exotic, engaging, and a prolific author. She spent her long life moving comfortably in the circles of Europe's royal, political, social, and intellectual elite. She was friend, confidante, and sometimes intimate of European monarchs and prime ministers. She knew not only Winston Churchill, but also members of his family, counting among her more intimate friends Churchill's aunt, Leonie Jerome. Bibesco would write a book about Churchill in 1956 (Winston S. Churchill: Master of Courage, Zoller A178). Bibesco's book was published 10 years after she received this inscribed copy of Step By Step. Twelve years his junior, Bibesco would outlive Churchill, dying at age 87 in 1973. John "Jack" Churchill was the younger brother of Winston. Jack and Winston were close. Jack served in the South African Light Horse alongside his war correspondent brother in the Boer War between 1899 and 1900 and later fought with distinction in the First World War. Reaching the rank of Major, he was awarded the Croix de Guerre and the Légion d'Honneur, as well as the British Distinguished Service Order. Jack became a successful businessman in London. During the Second World War, when Jack's house was destroyed in the Blitz, he lived at 10 Downing Street. Jack would die of heart disease in 1947, one year after this book was presented with his compliments to Princess Bibesco. Step By Step is a seminal Churchill book that includes 82 newspaper articles focused on foreign affairs written by Churchill between March 1936 and May 1939, many of them containing his warnings and predictions about Nazi Germany. As such, it is emblematic of the courage Bibesco would later profile in her book about Churchill - in particular, what she called "courage to displease others and defy their opinions" (Winston Churchill: Master of Courage, Hale, London, 1957, p.10). This unique inscribed copy is a first edition, first printing. Though unjacketed, it is in very good condition. The green cloth binding shows only light scuffing. Given Princess Bibesco's intellect and education, it seems quite plausible that it was actually read by her. The contents remain clean and tight. Light soiling is confined to the text block edges. The book is preserved in a custom built clamshell preservation case in dark green half leather over green cloth, lined with acid-free archival paper. The rounded spine features raised bands and gold tooling. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A111.1.a, Woods/ICS A45(a.1), Langworth p.197

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        Trouble for Lucia

      London: Hodder and Stoughton,, 1939. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black, blue endpapers. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled and and a little faded with some light spots. A very good copy in the rubbed, dulled, and chipped jacket with a few closed tears. First edition, first impression.

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        Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel - First Edition in Original Dust Jacket

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1939. First Edition, First Printing, with 1939 listed on the title page, and no subsequent printings mentioned on the copyright page. Though price-clipped, the dust jacket is identifiable as a first issue jacket, bearing an ad for Choo-Choo on the rear flap, and a yellow spine that just has the book title followed by an abbreviation for the publisher, "H.M. CO", with no mention of the author's name. In Very Good condition. Clean text. Pages show light signs of handle, and are lightly age toned, with light rubbing to a few. Front paste down has a small blue smudge. The binding is holding but lightly pulled with light splitting starting at the front. The boards show light wear, with light rubbing to the stamping. The dust jacket shows edge wear, with rubbing and short tears starting at the folds. The spine of the dust jacket has been reinforced from the verso. A Caldecott Medal winner, wonderfully rare in the original dust jacket.

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        South Western Reporter [1st]. Vols. 1-300 (1887-1939)

      1939. South Western Reporter [1st]. St. Paul, Minn.: West Publishing Co. Vols. 1-300. (1887-1939). Ex-library with stamps, moderate shelf wear, 3 volumes with tear to base of spine. Interiors clean. * Provides decisions from Arkansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas.

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        Heart's Desire. Inscribed by me: Chrysilla von Dansdorf

      [Golden Cockerel Press] 'for Private Circulation Only', Paris:: [Golden Cockerel Press] 'for Private Circulation Only',, [1939].. Limited Edition, #31/70 copies.. Hardcover. Very Good plus. 43pp. Exquisitely printed pages, with the eight erotic copper engravings by Buckland-Wright. With no soiling, wear or marks to the contents, except for the small neat erratum correction to the footnote on p.42, and some very light surface damage to the front pastedown, visible only in certain lights, as if a bookplate had been very skilfully removed. Top edge gilt, 25.9x19.3cms, in the original quarter binding of purple-red calf, spine titled gilt, with patterned paper boards. Spine sunned, otherwise clean and bright, a few tiny scuff marks discernible to boards. Handsomely conserved and presented in a new solander box covered in silver Tsarina Crush silk cloth, titled in gilt to the spine and lined with cherry-red cotton velvet. Overall size 28.9x21.5x3cms. A very nice copy.

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        The Damned Don't Cry.

      New York: The Greystone Press, 1939 - Octavo. Original turquoise cloth, titles and foliate border to spine and upper board in black. With the dust jacket. Just a little rubbed and faded at the edges. An excellent, fresh copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with a few short closed tears. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the title page, "For – Nicholas Eli Parker. Sincerely, Harry Hervey, September 1941". Rare in the dust jacket. Hervey was a screenwriter and the author of Shanghai Express. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Intermezzo (Archive of scripts for the 1939 film)

      Selznick International, Beverly Hills, CA 1939 - Archive of five scripts from the 1939 film, including a Temporary draft script and four post-production scripts: 1939 One Line Continuity for the 1936 Swedish version, Cutting Continuity for a re-release (October 20, 1947), and two drafts, release and re-release, of the Dialogue Continuity (September 22, 1939 and October 20, 1947, respectively).Nominated for two Academy Awards: Best Cinematography and Best Musical Score. A richly produced American remake of the Swedish film by Gustav Molander, with Ingrid Bergman--new to the American studios at that time--recreating her role. A famed concert violinist (Leslie Howard) who is married with children falls in love with a young pianist (Bergman) and begins an affair with her.Temporary Draft script (pre-production):Pale blue studio wrappers, rubber stamped TEMPORARY on the front wrapper, dated March 15, 1939, with credits for screenwriter John van Druten. Distribution page present, with receipt intact. 84 leaves, mimeograph. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine bound with two gold brads.One Line Continuity (1939):Blue studio wrappers, dated April 22, 1939. Mimeograph. Near Fine.Cutting Continuity (1947):Yellow card studio wrappers, dated October 20, 1947, noting 4 reels, rubber stamped Copy No. 45. Mimeograph. Near Fine.Dialogue Continuity (1939):Goldenrod card studio wrappers, dated September 22, 1939, noting 4 reels. Mimeograph. Near Fine.Dialogue Continuity (1947):Goldenrod card studio wrappers, dated October 20, 1947, noting 4 reels, rubber stamped Copy No. 32. Mimeograph. Near Fine. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Comedy of Errors. The Text of the First Folio, Edited and Amended where Obscure by Herbert Farjeon.

      New York, Limited Editions Club, 1939 - Quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full red morocco, gilt titles to spine, 2 raised bands, gilt rules to boards, gilt coat of arms to front board, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine copy. Illustrated from wood engravings in water-colour by John Austen.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Recueil du journal Aventures

      Aventures 1939 - In-4 (27.5x38 cm), reliure d'éditeur restaurée, couverture illustrée, recueil du journal 'Aventures', presque complet, du n°5 (31 janvier 1939) au n°51 (19 décembre 1939) ; dos restauré au papier Kraft, pliures et déchirures aux plats, coins et bords frottés, plats jaunis, intérieur assez frais, en l'état. Aventures Collectif [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Good Morning Midnight.

      London: Constable & Company Ltd, 1939 - Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine in purple. With the dust jacket. Edges of boards a little bumped and toned. An excellent copy in the price-clipped jacket with restoration to the extremities and to the toned spine panel. First edition, first impression. Good Morning Midnight was the author's final novel before she slipped into poverty and obscurity, and was republished in the 1960s following her rediscovery and the publication of Wide Sargasso Sea. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        COMPLETE WORKS OF LEWIS CARROLL

      Nonesuch Press, London 1939 - Gorgeous 1939, full red leather, THE COMPLETE WORKS OF LEWIS CARROLL, published by the Nonesuch Press, London. Spine decorated with scenes from Alice in Wonderland with a fine binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, London. Finely illustrated by John Tenniel. 1165 pages, complete, very tight, clean, gift quality. 5.5 x 7.75 inches. See photos, ask any questions. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Grapes of Wrath

      Viking Press, 1939. Hardcover, Near Fine, Good. "Viking Press, New York 1939. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Published April 1939 on the copyright page with no additional printings. lllustrated oatmeal cloth boards. Illustrated endpaper with music lyrics to ""Battle Hymn of the Republic"". Book Condition: Near Fine+, clean boards and spine, clean pages, tight spine, age toning at the endpaper which is present with most copies. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+, wrapped in a new clean removable mylar cover, original jacket priced at $2.75 at the front flap,

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        The CHINESE NOVEL. Nobel Lecture Delivered Before the Swedish Adacemy at Stockholm December 12, 1938

      New York:: The John Day Company,. (1939).. 8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by Buck on the ffep. 59, [3 (blank)] pp.. Black cloth binding. Red topstain. Black dust jacket with gold lettering. Black slipcase.. A VG copy (light foxing) in a VG dustjacket (some light wear) in an. an About VG slipcase (corners bumped/soiled & rubbed).. Photographic image of Buck as frontispiece.

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        Portrait of Dr. Rockwell D. Hunt, Dean of USC.

      1939. 1939 - Color pastel drawing. Portrait. Signed in pastel. 59 x 51 cm.

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        The Map of Love

      J.M.Dent, 1939. 1st edition. Hardcover. Frontispiece portrait of the author by Augusts John. Nice original mauve boards, fractionally paled spine, pages and endpapers in extremely clean condition, in the first-state, clipped dustjacket with some light chipping at the spine ends and corners, and one short closed tear at the top rear edge of the spine. Very decent copy of the author's third book, including the first book publication of seven of his stories as well as 16 poems.

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        The Mask of Dimitrios.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton Limited, 1939 - Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in crimson morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, dark green endpapers, gilt edges. A fine copy. First edition, first impression. A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone in Detective Fiction. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Esposizione Universale di Roma. MCMXLII - Anno XX E.F.

      Subject: (Fascismo - Architettura - EUR). Roma, Commissariato Generale, 1939, 4to legatura originale in pergamena con iscrizioni dorate al piatto ant. pp. 88 con num. ill. col. (Sironi, ecc.) Bellissimo volume con i plastici realizzativi, ecc. Non comune.

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        The Mask of Dimitrios

      London Hodder & Stoughton Ltd 1939. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Spine faded. A little spine lean. Previous owner inscription to fep. Some light spotting within First Edition Red hardback cloth cover 190mm x 140mm (7" x 6"). 320pp.

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        Les Elèves de l'Ecole Normale Supérieure vous offrent le . Programme de la Revue Pot de Chagrin : 18 mars 1939

      s.n. 1939 - 1 plaquette in-8, 18 mars 1939, 2 ff. Très rare plaquette présentant, dans le plus pur style de l'humour normalien d'avant-guerre, le programme de la "revue" organisée à la veille de la seconde guerre. Le déroulement de la revue est le suivant : "Prologue ; Ier Acte : La guerre des trois aura-t-elle lieu ? Entr'acte : Fureur Duce ; IIe Acte : Les gibouglées de Mars : Entr'acte : Clave comme la lune, par Alfred IIIe Acte : Les colles des Sphinx. Entr'acte : L'homme de Nurembergthal ; IVe Acte : Etard-scie. Final". Suit la liste des personnages du prologue, des entr'actes et de la revue. On y retrouve (tant du côté des personnages que des acteurs) divers noms fameux. Parmi les acteurs : André Mandouze, Georges Pâques (condamné pour espionnage au profit de l'URSS en 1963, il joue ici le rôle de Mussolini !), Maurice Merleau-Ponty (avec la fois comme acteur, jouant Baillou, mais également comme personnage, joué par le futur universitaire et spécialiste de la littérature du XVIIIe siècle, René Pomeau !), Robert Escarpit, etc. Pour les personnages, "la voix de Bruhat" (sic !), Brunschvicg, Bouglé, Pauphilet, Chapouthier, Le Duce, le Führer, mais aussi Minus, Cerétus, Brutus, Tor et Ernestor. Bon état (très lég. frottée en tête). Langue: Français [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        L'ESAME ARTISTICO E LETTERARIO, rivista fondata e diretta da ENRICO SOMARE'- 1939-1942 TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO DI QUESTA SECONDA SERIE -, Milano, L'esame, 1939

      ENRICO SOMARE'(Travedona (VA), 1889 - Milano, 1954), critico d'arte, poeta e scrittore. fu il fondatore, direttore ed anima (tra difficoltà economiche) di una splendida rivista cresciuta nel mondo di BOTTEGA DI POESIA. Quella era la PRIMA SERIE ed il suo ambito era nel mondo letterario ed artistico. A distanza di circa 15 anni, Somarè riapre l'avventiura con questa seconda serie che ha però un taglio più orientato all'arte , pittura e scultura. L'editore è Rizzoli e non più il mondo di Bottega di Poesia. I fascicoli sono caratterizzati da una copiosa presenza di riproduzioni anche in tavole fuori testo in b/n ed a colori di questi grandi artisti : Andreotti Libero, Bertini Giuseppe, Carcano Filippo, Ciardi Guglielmo, Cornienti Cherubino, Esposito Gaetano, Fattori Giovanni, Ferroni Egisto, Fontanesi Antonio, Ghittoni Francesco, Gigante e Dal Bono, Lega Silvestro, Leonardo da Vinci, Mancini Antonio, Marussig Piero, Palizzi Filippo, Palizzi Giuseppe, Pelizza da Volpedo, Pelliccioli Mauro, Rosso Medardo, Segantini Giovanni, Signorini Telemaco. Sinopico Primo ed altri. Importanti gli scritti critici e di presentazione di Cantarella Raffaele, Carpi Aldo, Carusi Enrico, Flora Francesco, Linati Carlo, Mazzucchetti Lavinia, Piantanida Sandro, Regazzoni GianLuigi, Saponaro Michele, Schettini Alfredo e numerosi ed importanti sono poi quelli dello stesso SOMARE'. Il dettaglio della collezione : formato 23 x 31 , copertine celesti, pagine variabili. ANNO 1939 SECONDA SERIE num. 1 - marzo , pp. 1-71 con 64 riproduzioni e 7 tav. a colori. num. 2 - maggio, pp. 72-180 con 100 riproduzioni. num. 3 - luglio , pp. 181-250 con 60 riproduzioni. num. 4 - ottobre - pp. 251-306, con 32 riproduzioni e 4 tav. a colori. num. 5-6 - dicembre- p- 307- 391 con 72 riproduzioni, 3 tav. a colori e indice annata '39. ANNO 1940 - LA RIVISTA NON E' USCITA. ANNO 1941 - num. 1-2 - gennaio - aprile - pp., 1-91 con 69 illustrazioni e 8 tavole a colori. num. 3-4 - maggio - agosto - pp. 1-66 con 37 riproduzioni e 7 tavole a colori. num. 5-6 - sett- dicembre - pp. 1-64 con 54 riproduzioni e 9 tavole a colori. ANNO 1942 (ultimo uscito) num. 1-3 - gennaio - giugno - pp.1-55 con 53 riproduzioni e 19 tav. a colori. num. 4-6 - luglio - dicembre - pp.1-48 con 8 riproduzioni e 7 tav. a colori inseriti gli indici delle annate 1941 e 1942. La collezione, in buone condizioni è offerta

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        Mélange de prose et de poësie. Album plus ou moins illustré d'images sur cuivre de l'auteur

      Paris: Les Bibliophiles de l'Automobile-club de France, 1939. Livre. Illus. by Paul Valéry. Très bon. En Feuilles. Edition originale. In-4. Paris, Les Bibliophiles de l'Automobile-club de France, 1939. 29,5 x 24 cm, in-4, (viii) clix (iv) pp., 1 portrait de Paul Valéry en frontispice (par Maria Elisabeth Wrede) et 15 eaux-fortes de Paul Valéry dont 3 bandeaux, 1 cul-de-lampe et 11 hors-texte (compris dans la pagination), en feuilles sous couverture crème imprimée à rabats, chemise et étui de l'éditeur. (2,1 kg) Edition en partie originale et premier tirage des eaux-fortes de Valéry. Tirage unique à 100 exemplaires, tous sur vélin à la cuve, celui-ci (n° 62), nominatif, exemplaire de l'imprimeur des gravures, Roger Lacourière. Ont été jointes à l'exemplaire 13 épreuves supplémentaires dont certaines non retenues ou en plusieurs états : 1) une deuxième épreuve du portrait, 2) une eau-forte refusée en trois états, le premier avec discrets AJOUTS à la mine de plomb (ligne d'horizon, phare et voilier), le deuxième avec importants REHAUTS à l'encre de chine, au lavis, à la mine de plomb et au crayon rouge, le troisième portant la mention autographe "non retenue", 3) deux autres gravures portant chacune la mention autographe "non retenue", 4) deux états préliminaires (justifiés "1er état" et "2e état") de l'eau-forte de la p. 79, 5) deux états de l'eau-forte de la page 69, le premier justifié "1er état", le second identique à celui retenu, 6) le 1er état du bandeau de la page 1, justifié comme tel, 7) l'eau-forte de la page 25, justifiée "BàT." (bon à tirer), 8) une épreuve de l'eau-forte de la page 139, identique à celle publiée. Tous les rehauts et toutes les mentions autographes semblent de la main de Paul Valéry. Un bien intéressant exemplaire nous donnant une bonne idée du travail de Valéry graveur. Bel exemplaire (menues usures à l'étui et quelques rousseurs aux planches supplémentaires). (KARAISKAKIS, 320 ; MONOD, 10890 ; CARTERET, IV : "Edition originale et premier tirage très recherché et coté. Belle publication, éditée par les soins de M. Jules Exbrayat.").

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        FOTOS. Semanario gráfico Nacionalsindicalista

      0 - San Sebastian. 38x26 cm. Año II y III. 1939. Del núm. 109, 1 de abril 1939 al 148, 30 de diciembre de 1939. Una media de 30 págs. por núm. Falto de los núms. 113, 116, 131, en total 37 núms. encuadernados en 2 tomos, holandesa puntas, arpillera, 2 tejuelos. Tinta en sepia, muy ilustrado. Importante revista, por contener el final de la guerra civil española y el comienzo de la II guerra Mundial. # revista G [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Chanson complète

      Paris, Nouvelle Revue Française 1939 - Livre d'occasion 25,8 x 19,3 cm, broché, couverture imprimée, 62 pp., 5 ff. n. ch. Condition : Édition originale en service de presse (après 5 ex. sur Japon nacré et 15 ex. sur vergé d'Arches). Exemplaire comportant un envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Léon-Paul Fargue. Rare provenance. 400g. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        MIKE MULLIGAN AND HIS STEAM SHOVEL

      - BURTON,VIRGINIA LEE. MIKE MULLIGAN AND HIS STEAM SHOVEL. Boston: Houghton Mifflin 1939 (1939). Oblong 4to (9 1/2 x 8 1/2"), pictorial cloth, a few tiny margin mends and hinge wear else near fine in an amazingly bright price clipped dust wrapper with only a few tiny closed edge tears and 1/4" chip off top of spine. First edition, first printing of this classic, illustrated with rich colors by the author to accompany the wonderful story of an Irish steam shovel operator and his beloved steam shovel Mary Anne. Burton, along with Sendak and McCloskey is among the handful of author/illustrators of picture books whose talents were equally accomplished in both aspects of creating a successful children's book. Bader (p.199-201) says that "Burton knew exactly what she wanted in a picture book, hers or another's, and she wanted a good deal - information and significant detail as well as the accostomed clarity, humor and imagination. The wonder is that she achieved what she wanted without losing the spontaneity." The result is that her books were read to tatters so very few collectible 1st editions of this title exist. This is a nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      Culture Publications, Wilmington, DE 1939 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Gone with the Wind

      MacMillan, 1939. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. MacMillan Company, New York 1939. First Edition / First Printing. Published May 1939 on the copyright page with no additional printings listed. First Issue jacket priced at $3.00. Gone with the Wind listed in the second column at the rear panel. Gray Cloth boards with blue lettering. Scarce in the original jacket. Signed by Margaret Mitchell at the front endpaper. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Very Good+, light shelf wear at the edges, light spots at the rear board. Rubbing at the head and foot of the spine, two bumped corners. Age toning, tight spine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good-, wrapped in a clean removable mylar cover. First Issue jacket priced at $3.00 at the front flap, GWTW in the 2nd column at the rear panel. Tape reinforced at the reverse of the jacket, clear tape reinforcing the folds of the jacket. Shelf wear, tears, age toning.

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        Les châteaux des Croisés en Terre Sainte.II. Etude Historique, Géographique et monumentale La Défense du royaume de Jérusalem. Album Planches complètes. (Sans le volume de texte).

      Paris, Librairie Orientaliste Paul Geuthner 1939 - Tampon de la Bibliothèque de Charles Petit-Dutaillis (1868-1947)Plans en couleurs par F. Anus et par P. Coupel. Ouvrage publié avec le concours de l'Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres (Fondation Pouchard). «Collection; Haut Commissariat de la République française en Syrie et au Liban, Service des Antiquités, Bibliothèque archéologique et historique, Tome 34». Paris, Librairie Orientaliste Paul Geuthner, 1939. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Step By Step 1936-1939

      London: Thorton Butterworth. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1939. FIRST EDITION. Hard Cover. F/VG: Fine condition octavo in a Very Good condition DJ. Fine condition slipcase included. DJ has some toning and soiling. Feel free to inquire. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

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        THE MASK OF DIMITRIOS

      London: Hodder and Stoughton 1939 - First edition, first printing. Original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A superb near fine clean and bright copy, without inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the lightly rubbed dustwrapper which has a few short closed tears to the extremities and a little dustiness to the rear panel. Not price-clipped (7/6net to the front flap, as called for). A lovely copy, entirely without repair or restoration. Housed in a purpose-made folding box, with illustration to the upper panel and gilt titles to the spine. A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone. 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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        ALMANACH DES SCHOCKEN VERLAGS ( 6 volumes)

      Berlin :Schocken, 1933 - 1939 - 6 volumes. Near very good. For the following years:1933/34, 1934/35, 1935/36, 1936/37, 1937/38, 1938/39 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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