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        Handbuch der Erbbiologie des Menschen. 5 Bände in 7 Teilen.,

      Julius Springer, 1940 - Ausgetragenes Bibliotheksexemplar, Seiten altersgemäß angedunkelt, Deckel an den Rändern der Bände stellenweise leicht berieben Schneller Versand, mit Rechnung. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 11070 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Versand-Antiquariat Konrad von Agris]
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        Domestic Architecture of H.T. Lindeberg

      New York: William Helburn, Inc.. 1940. First. First edition. Folio. Quarter red leather and cloth. Introduction by Royal Cortissoz. Corners a bit frayed, spine ends a bit rubbed, a very good copy of an uncommon title. The work of architect H.T. Lindeberg displayed in photographs and schematics including a list of his clients. One of 1000 copies. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Hardy Boys: The Disappearing Floor

      Grosset & Dunlap 1940 - Published in New York by Grosset & Dunlap in 1940. First Edition according to the Carpentieri Bibliography (1940A-1). Book very good, bumped ends of spine, surface of spine somewhat uneven, and rubbed spot on front cover. DJ very good, very light wear at ends of spine, small piece missing from upper corner of front, creasing on front and rear near spine hinges, vertical crease down length of spine, some faint soiling on rear, and soiled spot on fore edge of pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Biggles in the South Seas

      Oxford 1940 - Green decorated cloth boards. True first thick edition, not to be confused with the medium or thin. Very light wear to some edges and with a small black mark on the front board - soot? Internally with very small booksellers label to the base of the fep o/w clean. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Global Bookfinders]
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      Oxford University Press 1940 - 1940. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. A Tale of The Second Great War. Off-white cloth version, with two ** to half-title page. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. 256 pages. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. A little browning to very cover edges. Small inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, prelims and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some nicks; couple of closed tears and scuffs. [S] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        Account Rendered

      Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1940. Very scarce title. Brown cloth titled in red on spine and upper front board, tinted top edges, deckled foredges. Tight and square, just a faint sticker imprint in front endpaper. The scarce dust jacket is price clipped and has loss to the corners and bottom inch of front panel, unfaded, protected in a removable clear film sleeve.. First Edition. Near Fine/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback.

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        The Hamlet

      Chatto and Windus, London 1940 - 1st impression. Publisher's original yellow cloth boards with green titles to spine which have some wear but remain perfectly legible. Some soiling and rubbing to spine. Internally no inscriptions, minor foxing to eps. Pages clean but some age-toning. Top page block edge yellow stained as published. D/j has loss at the top and bottom of spine but titles not affected. Nibbles and chips to other corners and extremities and a closed tear running most of the length of the d/j spine and rear panel fold so that they are almost detached but not quite. Some d/j soiling/staining especially to the spine. Both d/j flaps have some tear/crease damage but no significant loss . Not price-clipped. Very scarce with jacket in any condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: London Rare Books, PBFA]
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        I Was an Adventuress

      Los Angeles: 20th Century Fox. 1940. The revised shooting final screenplay, dated December 15, 1939, although with 24 pages of colored inserts dating from January and February, 1940. Machine stamped "copy #1," belonging to the producer Darryl F. Zanuck. This was one of the two screenplays that O'Hara worked on from September to December 1939 and shared screenplay credits for, in this case with Karl Tunberg and Don Ettlinger. The movie was produced by Zanuck, and starred Vera Zorina, Erich von Stroheim and Peter Lorre. Quarto; mimeographed pages with blue revision sheets inserted. Near fine in printed studio wrappers. Rare. First Edition. Softcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        ROGER FRY. A Biography. Review Copy

      Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1940)., New York - Woolf, Virginia. ROGER FRY. A Biography. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1940). First American Edition, stamped Review Copy on the front free endpaper. 8vo. 307 pp. Black and white frontis of a photograph of Roger Fry. An excellent copy in green cloth, gilt titles to the spine in a bright, fresh dustwrapper showing minor use at the crown of the spine. Kirkpatrick and Clarke A25b. Woolmer 475. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Last Poems and Plays

      London: Macmillan. 1940. First. First edition. Slight offsetting from the jacket flaps, else fine in a very attractive, near fine dustwrapper with slight toning to the spine and extremities. A very nice copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Umriss einer Geschichte der Preise und Löhne in Deutschland. Vom ausgehenden Mittelalter bis zum Beginn des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts. Zweiter Band Teil A.

      Leiden, A. W. Sijthoff's Uitgeversmaatschappij, 1940.. 649 S. Hardcover. Ehemaliges Bibliotheksexemplar mit Signatur und Stempel. Guter Zustand, Einband leicht bestoßen und berieben, Seiten leicht vergilbt. Buchdeckel leicht gelockert. Text sauber. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat BOOKFARM]
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        In the Teeth of the Evidence and Other Stories

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1940 - Tales of Lord Peter Wimsey, Montague Egg, and others. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper with light sunning to the spine. We have several other early Sayers titles in stock. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Carpe Librum]
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        Some Poems

      London: Faber and Faber,, 1940. Octavo. Original buff boards, spine and front board lettered in blue. With the dust jacket. Some minor foxing to contents and boards; a very good copy in the foxed jacket that has a toned spine, a short closed tear to the front panel and nicks to the extremities. First edition, first impression. Philip Larkin's copy, with his ownership signature to the front free endpaper, dated 1940. A fascinating association copy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Fifth Column. A Play in Three Acts.

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940 - Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine and upper board in red. With the dust jacket. Endpapers partially tanned. An excellent copy in the nicked and tanned jacket with chips from the ends of the spine panel affecting the titles. First separate edition, first printing. Originally published in 1938 in The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories. This is the original version as written by Hemingway, rather than the adapted version of Benjamin Glaser, who produced the play to great acclaim in the winter of 1940. Hemingway wrote "The Fifth Column", his only play, in Madrid while it was being bombarded during the Spanish Civil War. Scarce. Hanneman A17a. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Big Sea: An Autobiography

      New York:: Knopf,, 1940. . A Very Good, tight copy with foxing to the board edges in a Very Good, bright, unclipped dust jacket with foxing to the folds of the jacket. There are two closed edge tears. This very uncommon autobiography chronicles the life of Langston Hughes with a special focus on his coming of age in Paris in the 1920s and his role in the Harlem Renaissance. As a black poet, novelist and playwrite, Hughes became of one of the pre-eminent writers of the modern movement, but not before working at a number odd jobs along the way including working as a seaman on tramp freighters to Europe, teaching English in Mexico and working in a night club in Paris. .

      [Bookseller: Gregor Rare Books]
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        Farewell, My Lovely

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1940 - First edition. Lightly rubbed, near fine in very good dustwrapper with a chip on the front panel, some rubbing and short tears, and a faint, barely visible stain, but which is completely devoid of the restoration, repair, and sophistications usually visited upon copies of this title. The author's second book, basis for the 1944 film *Murder, My Sweet* directed by Edward Dmytryk, with Dick Powell as Philip Marlowe. Remade in 1975 by Dick Richards with Robert Mitchum. 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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        Farewell My Lovely

      Knopf 1940 - First Edition. An attractive dustjacket that has benefitted from some expert restoration. The end result is a beautiful dustjacket that is rich in color and seldom seen in this nice of condition. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is in excellent shape with some discolorization to the flaps. The book is tight, with light wear to the edges. The pages are clean with some foxing to the endpapers. There is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a nice copy of this true first edition. Includes a custom acedate dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Nymph and naiad / John Everard ; with an introduction by the author

      London : George Routledge & Sons 1940 - Description: 48 photogravure plates ; 32cm. Subjects: John Everard -- Nude photography. Notes: Everard's fifth book of nudes, a collection of outdoor studies. Fine cloth copy in a good if slightly edge-torn and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Price-clipped. Some minor loss to top of dw spine. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and strong. Further scans and biblographic material available on request. 2 Kg. 48 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        Visas for America - A Story of an Escape

      Villon Press, Sydney, Australia, No date. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 267 pp. Foreword by Dr. Herbert V. Evatt. A factual account of the dramatic flight of Jews and non-Jews from Belgium through France and Spain to Portugal in the ill-fated spring of 1940 when Hitler and his hordes were over-running Holland Belgium and France. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible; Antiques & Collectables; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 167439. .

      [Bookseller: Leura Books]
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        There Shall Be No Night

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1940 - Early reprint. Fine, in supplied, near fine, price-clipped dustwrapper. Full-page Inscription by the author to the subject of this Pulitzer Prize-winning play: "for Katherine Imbrie, who, starting with birth in New Bedford, Mass., has seen and suffered much the same kind of tragedy that comes to Miranda Valhoven in this play -- with all hope for a better world -- Robert Sherwood. January 1, 1941." Laid in is a letter from Katherine Imbrie to Benjamin Fairless, President of U.S. Steel, objecting to the broadcasting of the play on the U.S. Steel radio program in 1950 because of pending legal proceedings concerning "The Imbrie Incident." Attached is a typed memo from Mrs. Imbrie to William J. Walsh, Jr. concerning the proposed radio production of the play.The Imbrie Incident occurred on July 18, 1924, in Tehran, Iran. Then American Vice Consul, Robert Whitney Imbrie along with an acquaintance, Melvin Seymour, were attacked by a mob while visiting a public well in the center of Tehran. Though local police and soldiers were close by, they failed to render assistance and some even participated in the assault. Finally, the two Americans were taken away to a nearby police infirmary for treatment. The mob followed them and continued the attack until they finally killed Imbrie. Seymour was somehow spared. Later, the Persian government executed a lone soldier for inciting the mob against the two Americans (by claiming that Imbrie was a Baha'i, a religious minority persecuted in Iran) and awarded Imbrie's widow $60,000 for the loss of her husband.A quarter of a century later, Mrs. Imbrie was still involved in litigation regarding her husband's accounts. In her memo to Walsh, she wrote: "In answer to my letter objecting to the play Sherwood sent a copy of the book. His preface does not alter the fact that as a ghost writer for F D R he had access to the State Dept files which neither I Members of Congress nor the Attorneys acting for me while my husband's accounts were in litigation [had access to]". See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Farewell, My Lovely

      Knopf Borzoi, New York 1940 - 1st Edition. FIne in attractive salmon dust jacket with one minor mend from an expert paper conservationist. Some shelf rubbing on DJ. Fine, tight copy in collector's conditon. Chandler's second Marlowe novel, the basis of three film versions, one with DIck Powell, another with Robert Mitchum. Shipped insured in a box, not a padded envelope. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dubliners Books]
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        First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt?s Signed Registration for her 1937 GMC Suburban

      Partly Printed Document Signed ?Anna Eleanor Roosevelt? as First Lady, 1p, 6? x 4?. Hyde Park, New York, January 27, 1940 [date stamped by NYS Bureau of Motor Vehicles]. Fine condition.First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt?s 1940 registration for her 1937 GMC Suburban. Filled out in ink, but not by Mrs. Roosevelt. Name of Owner: Mrs. F.D. Roosevelt City Hyde Park County Put. State N.Y. County should be Dutchess, not Putnam.Eleanor Roosevelt frequently drove her car and, at times, she wrote about in her syndicated newspaper column, ?My Day.? Her October 30, 1940 column was headlined ?My Day: Given a Warning By a Speed Cop.? Datelined Boston, Mass., Monday [October 28, 1940]. In part, ?To my shame, I must record that I was politely but firmly cautioned by a very nice looking policeman that I was driving too fast for a crowded section of the road. Since I usually poke along and am passed by car after car. It seemed ironical that I should have speeded up in the wrong place. I realized he wa

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Schröder").

      Bad Hofgastein, 13. IX. 1940. - 1 S. Gr.-4to. Beiliegend eine faks. Dankeskarte und ein eh. adr. Kuvert. An Friedrich Herrmann, Herstellungsleiter beim S. Fischer Verlag in Berlin, über Korrekturen bei der Drucklegung seines Buches "Die weltlichen Gedichte": "[.] Auf Seite 450 sind versehentlich die vorigen Korrekturen alle nicht durchgeführt [.] Die Rückkorrektur auf Seite 453 ist beabsichtigt. 'Lebendig strebende' steht oppositionell zu 'Welle', was zwar nicht ganz durchsichtig aber jedenfalls sinnvoller ist wie die Fehlkorrektur 'strebender'. Auf Seite 457 war ein falsches 'euer' noch falscher in 'eure' korrigiert. Jetzt ist's richtig [.] Hier ist es schön, gesund u. vor allem bombenfrei. Ich denke mit Mitgefühl der armen Berliner [.]". - Auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf; Papierbedingt leicht gebräunt und mit einem kleinen Ausriß in der rechten unteren Ecke.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        The Earthly Paradise

      London: Michael Joseph Ltd.,, 1940. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine in silver, yellow endpapers. With the dust jacket and the original wraparound band. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with a short closed tear repaired to the verso. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Walt Disney's Fantasia. With a foreword by Leopold Stokowski. [Introduction by Walt Disney.]

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1940. First edition. 4to. Colored and black and white lithographic illustrations, 16 of the color illustrations are tipped in. Lithographs by the Western Printing and Lithographing Company. 158 pp. Original tan cloth, lettered in blue. A near fine copy in good plus dust jacket. Provenance: Estate of Joan Kennedy Taylor . Inscribed on the flyleaf to the author's daughter, Joan Kennedy Taylor: "For my dear Joan, with all my love./ Deems"

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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      New York: Simon and Schuster,, 1940. With a foreword by Leopold Stokowski. Folio. Original grey cloth, titles to spine and upper board in blue, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. Colour illustrations throughout. Bookplate and donation inscription to front free endpaper, ownership tickets to half-title and rear blank. Spine rolled, two light marks to upper board, small bump to top edge of the contents, which are toned. A very good copy in the price-clipped, rubbed, creased and chipped jacket with a bookseller's ticket to the rear flap. First edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Walt Disney's Fantasia & Walt Disney Presents Fantasia in Technicolor and Fantasound

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1940. 158 p. irst edition, first printing in first issue jacket. (Same date on title and copyright pages. Jacket has first issue price of $3.75 intact.) Near Fine hardcover in Good dust jacket. Book itself in very nice shape: little wear, clean pages and sturdy binding. All plates present. Gift inscription to a child from her grandmother on paste down, dated 1940. Jacket is rare and desirable in any shape, missing some chips around edges with some creasing, dampstaining near foot that is noticeable on edges of both front and back panel, price intact, mylar-protected. Includes the contemporary musical program for the film, Walt Disney Presents Fantasia in Technicolor and Fantasound (no author listed). Unpaginated. Stapled wraps with color illustrations. Good+ condition. Clean pages. Dampstain at bottom corner and foxing to front cover. Together these two volumes are a wonderful evocation of Disney's epic.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Account Rendered

      J. B. Lippincott, Philadelphia 1940 - Very scarce title. Brown cloth titled in red on spine and upper front board, tinted top edges, deckled foredges. Tight and square, just a faint sticker imprint in front endpaper. The scarce dust jacket is price clipped and has loss to the corners and bottom inch of front panel, unfaded, protected in a removable clear film sleeve. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Collection of dust jackets for series of books illustrated by Kurt Wiese: Honduras, Peru, Venezuela, Australia, Hawaii, New Zealand, Mexico, Uruguay, Paraguay, New Jersey, etc.

      Chicago, Ill.: Albert Whitman & Co., ca. 1940s. - 18 lovely dust jackets from the series, Pictured Geographies (but one is from the series, The United States Books). Each lightly creased down center, with folded flaps at either end. Very Good to Near Fine. Dust jackets only; books not included.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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      Published by Oxford University Press, 1940. Hardback. Very Good/Very Good. Illustrated by Leigh, Howard & Sindall, Alfred. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. A Tale of The Second Great War. Off-white cloth version, with two ** to half-title page. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. 256 pages. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. A little browning to very cover edges. Small inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, prelims and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some nicks; couple of closed tears and scuffs. [S]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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      Houghton Mifflin,, Boston: 1940 - First edition. A proof copy bound in pictorial wraps with the illustration from the eventual trade edition dust jacket. "With the compliments of Houghton Mifflin Company" slip laid in. Spine slightly cocked and front hinge just beginning to split, otherwise very good or better, especially for this fragile production. Great illustrations by Charles Addams. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush, member ABAA]
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        Andre Masson

      (Rouen: Wolf. 1940). First edition. Quarto. Green wrappers with applied illustration. Copy number 254 of 297 on velin de Luxe initialed by Masson. Small nicks and tears, spine sunned and with small chips at the extremities, an about very good copy in chipped original unprinted glassine. Uncommon tribute volume with text by his famous artist contemporaries. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Secret of Dr. Kildare

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company. 1940. First. First edition. Ink owner's name with a small bookstore stamp, and one corner bumped, else near fine in a lightly edgeworn, near fine dustwrapper. Hospital romance and mystery tale featuring the handsome young intern Dr. Kildare. Basis for the 1939 Harold S. Bacquet film starring Lew Ayres as Dr. Kildare, and also featuring Lionel Barrymore, Lionel Atwill, and Laraine Day. Scarce. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Spies Against Them

      London: Eldon Press Limited,, 1940. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and upper board in red. With the dust jacket. Very light spotting to edges and endpapers, an excellent copy in the lightly rubbed and marked jacket. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Sammlung von 400 Original-Fotographien aus der Zeit der ca. 1860 bis 1940.,

      - Überwiegend sehr guter Zustand. Wenige mit Läsuren, wenige stärker verblasst. - Die Mehrzahl der Fotos aus den zwischen 1880-1920. Überwiegend Originalporträts aus professionellen Studios, viele aus Berlin. Fotos von Kindern, Ehepaaren, Frauen, Männern, Familien. Dazu einige Gruppenfotos von Schulklassen, Bediensteten, Soldaten. Einige Fotos Privatfotos. Die Studioporträts überwiegend auf dem Originakarton der Studios mit deren Firmenprägung oder -aufdruck. Z.B. Berlin: Max Fischer, Martin Balg, Samson & Co., J. Fuchs, Max Steffens, M. Weiland, Georg Wilke, Ernst Tepper, Atelier Friedmann, Emil Lampe, Grundner & Abich, M. Appel, Atelier Regis, Arnold Stern, A. Jandorf, Moritz Buchholz, A. Birkholz, Max Dax aber auch aus vielen anderen Städten wie Bernau, München, Leitmeritz, Vilshofen, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, St. Petersburg, Halle, Glogau, Itzehoe, Elsmhorn, Hildesheim u.v.a. [Abb. das wohl älteste Porträt] Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 5500 Originalphotos. In Plastiktaschen auf DIN A4 Papier oder aufgeklebt in Plastikhüllen in Leitz-Ordner.

      [Bookseller: Fundus-Online GbR Borkert SchwarzZerfaß]
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        Fortunato Depero nelle opere e nella vita. 452 pagine complessive. 8 pagine a colori. 160 riproduzioni in nero.

      coi Tipi della Tipografia Editrice Mutilati e Invalidi (Zinchi dello Stabilimento Zincografico Tridentum), 'Edizione a cura della Legione Trentina' 1940 Edizione originale. Memorie artistiche corredate da un vasto ed accurato apparato iconografico. Cfr. Cammarota, Futurismo, 169.14. Ottimo esemplare.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Pontremoli]
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        Color Patterns for Decoys [Mallards, Pintails, Blackduck, Green-Winged Teal; Canada Goose, Brant, Widgeons, Surf Scooters, American Scooters; Broadbills, Redheads, Canvasbacks, Goldeneyes]

      N.p., n.d. [ca. late 1940s] - Edgar Burke, MD (1889-1950) successfully combined the vocation of medicine (he was a member of the American College of Physicians and Surgeons) and the avocation of sport. He was an enthusiastic wildfowler and upland gunner, an expert angler and fly tier (he designed the flies "Doctor Burke" and "Family Secret") and was interested in pigeon racing and cock fighting (it was he, in the Jersey City cock-fights of the 1930s, who sewed up the wounds of the injured birds). He was also a celebrated sporting artist, illustrating two Derrydale Press classics, Feathered Game (1929) and Upland Game Bird Shooting in America (1930), and producing front cover vignettes for seven more, including Grouse Feathers, and De Shootinest Gent'man. He was, notes Siegel, a childhood companion and lifetime friend of Derrydale proprietor Eugene Connett. These paintings, from the late 1940s, represent Burke's finest work in an area where he was an acknowledged master. They were published in Connett's Duck Shooting along the Atlantic Tidewater (1947) as plates at pp. 256, 262, 266, illustrating the chapter Burke wrote. Connett used the plates again in honor of his friend in Duck Decoys (1953) as frontispiece and plates at pp. 38, 86. Highly decorative sporting art with the finest provenance Published in Duck Shooting along the Atlantic Tidewater (1947) as plates at pp. 256, 262, 266; and again in Duck Decoys (1953), as frontispiece and plates at pp. 38, 86. Each about 14-3/4 x 13 inches. Three large acrylic paintings on canvas board, each showing the design of 8 duck decoys, side views, for a total of 24 figures in all. Signed in pencil on back of one painting, Edgar Burke, MD, Jersey City, N.J., Medical Center. Framed. Fine. Provenance: Eugene V. Connett, 3rd; his son, Eugene V. Connett IV

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        ROGER FRY. A Biography.

      MacMillan, Toronto 1940 - Woolf, Virginia. ROGER FRY. A Biography. Toronto: Macmillan, 1940. First Canadian Edition printed from the British sheets, in the same year of publication as the Hogarth Press first edition. 8vo. 307 pp. An excellent copy in green cloth, gilt titles to the spine, in a bright, fresh pictorial dustwrapper (some professional archival restoration to the crown of the spine), portraying a self-portrait by Roger Fry. Black and white frontis Roger Fry, A Self-Portrait. Only 525 cc. published in the Canadian First Edition. Kirkpatrick and Clarke A25bb. Woolmer 475. Definitively for the completist and rarely found in any sort of dustwrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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