Books from 1939 with US copyright not renewed



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PROBABLY IN U.S. PUBLIC DOMAIN

These are books by authors I believe to be US citizens, books by non-US citizens that I believe to have been first published or simultaneously (ie, within 30 days) published in the US, and books I believe to have been published in the US by foreign authors whose period of copyright in their native country had expired by 1996 Jan 1.

Edith (R) ABBOTT {US} [F: 1876 - 1957]
	Grace Abbott - A Sister's Memories (anon) [b|{39:E}1939]

Hallett (Edward) ABEND {US} [M: 1884 (or 1886) Sep 15 - 1955 Nov 27]
	Chaos In Asia [n|{39:E}1939]

Dorothy Dort ADAMS {US?} [F: ? - ?]
	My Mother Told Me: The Story Of Nanny Lightfoot [{39:E:US}1939]

Frank Ramsay ADAMS {US} [M: 1883 (wrongly 1893) Jul 7 - 1963 (wrongly 1968) Oct 8 (or 10)]
	Fathers Of Madelon [f|{39:E}1939]

Leta Zoë ADAMS {US} [F: 1901 or 1902 - 1953]
	Island Of The Red God [f|{39:E}1939]

Conrad (Potter) AIKEN {US} [M: 1889 Aug 5 - 1973 Aug 17]
	A Heart For The Gods Of Mexico [f|{39:E}1939]

Prof, John William ALBIG {US} [M: 1899 Jun 18 - 1963 Jan 2]
	Public Opinion [n|{39:E}1939]

John Quincy AMES {US} [M: 1878 Oct 4 - ?]
	On The Wings Of Tomorrow [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Andrew(=Anders) Edwin(=Edvind) ANONSEN {NO/US?} [M: 1863 - 1955]
	Autobiographical Sketches [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Benjamin APPEL {US} [M: 1907 Sep 13 - 1977 Apr 3]
	The Power House [f|{39:E}1939]

Victor APPLETON [house pseudonym]
21188	Tom Swift And His Giant Telescope (by Harriet S ADAMS) [f|{39:E}1939]

Elliott ARNOLD {US} [M: 1912 Sep 13 - 1980 May 13]
	Only The Young [f|{39:E:US}1939]

Carol ARONOVICI {US} [M: 1881 - 1957]
	Housing The Masses [n|{39:E}1939]

James ASTON {US} [M: 1876 Jun 14 - 1962 Sep 7]
	Johnson's Materials Of Construction (w JOHNSON & WITHEY) [n|?/?/?/?/1919/{25:R}1925/{30:E}1930/{39:E}1939]

Prof, Carroll (Holloway) ATKINSON {US} [M: 1896 Oct 24 - 1988 Aug 1]
	'An Educational Nugget': True Confessions Of A PhD [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Anastasio C M AZOY (Jr) {US} [M: 1891 Nov 9 - 1965 Feb]
	They Were Not Afraid To Die [n|{39:E}1939]

Kenneth P BAILEY {US} [M: 1912 Feb 17 - 2000 Jan 24]
	The Ohio Company Of Virginia And The Westward Movement, 1748-1792 [n|{39:E}1939]

Emily Greene BALCH {US} [F: 1867 Jan 8 - 1961 Jan 9]
	Refugees As Assets [n|{39:E}1939]

Faith BALDWIN, Mrs CUTHRELL {US} [F: 1893 Oct 1 - 1978 Mar 18]
	White Magic [f|{39:E:US}1939]
	Station Wagon Set [f|{39:E:US}1939]

Prof, Harry Elmer BARNES {US} [M: 1889 Jun 15 - 1968 Aug 25]
	Society In Transition [n|{39:E}1939/{52:R}1952]

Sister, M Inviolata BARRY {US} [F: ? - ?]
	A Concordance Of Ovid (w R J DEFERRARI & M R P McGUIRE) [n|{39:E}1939]

Dan/Daniel Carter BEARD {US} [M: 1850 Jun 21 - 1941 Jun 11]
	Hardly A Man Is Now Alive... [a|{39:E}1939]

Marie (Adelaide Julie Elizabeth Renée) (nee)BELLOC LOWNDES {UK} [F: 1868 - 1947 Nov 14]
	Reckless Angel [f|{39:E:US}1939]
	Lizzie Borden: A Study In Conjecture [n|{39:E:US}1939]

Arthur Cleveland BENT {US} [M: 1866 Nov 25 - 1954 Dec 30]
*	Life Histories Of North American Woodpeckers [n|{39:E}1939]

George BIDDLE {US} [M: 1885 Jan 24 - 1973 Nov 6]
	An American Artist's Story [a|{39:E}1939]

Herman Hoffman BIRNEY {US} [M: 1891 Apr 1 - 1958]
	Ay-Chee, Son Of The Desert [{39:E:US}1939]

Paul Southworth BLISS {US} [M: 1889 - 1940 Apr 13]
	The Lord Made Kansas For Wheat [{39:E}1939]

John Elof BOODIN {US} [M: 1869 Sep 14 - 1950 Nov 14]
	The Social Mind [n|{39:E}1939]

Bradford Allen BOOTH {US} [M: 1909 Apr 9 - 1968 Dec 1]
	Galt's Gathering Of The West [{39:E}1939]

Arthur Elmore BOSTWICK {US} [M: 1860 Mar 8 (or 28) - 1942 Feb 13]
	A Life With Men And Books [a|{39:E:US}1939]

William M BOURS {US} [M: 1857 - ?]
	Memories Incident To A Ministry... [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Prof, Edward Vere BREWER {US} [M: 1887 Aug 27 - 1967 Oct 21]
	Deutscher Stil: Advanced German Composition (w Fritz MELZ) [n|{39:E}1939]

Joshua Ely BRIGGS {US} [M: 1841 - 1939]
	A Pioneer Missourian [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Carol (nee)Ryrie BRINK {US} [F: 1895 Dec 28 - 1981 Aug 15]
	Winter Cottage [f|{39:E}1939]

Gov, Bryant Butler BROOKS {US} [M: 1861 Feb 5 - 1944 Dec 8 (or 7)]
	Memoirs...Cowboy, Trapper, Lumberman, Stockman, Oilman... [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Earl (Russell) BROWDER {US} [M: 1891 May 20 - 1973 Jun 27]
	The 1940 Elections: How The People Can Win [n|{39:E}1939]
	America And The Second Imperialist War [n|{39:E}1939]
	The Economics Of Communism: Soviet Economy In Its World Relation [n|{39:E}1939]
	Religion And Communism [n|{39:E}1939]
	Socialism, War, And America [n|{39:E}1939]
	Stop The War [n|{39:E}1939]
	Theory As A Guide To Action [n|{39:E}1939]
	Unity For Peace And Democracy [n|{39:E}1939]
	Whose War Is It? [n|{39:E}1939]

Baker BROWNELL {US} [M: 1887 Dec 12 - 1965 Apr]
	Art Is Action [n|{39:E}1939]

Frank Nathan Daniel BUCHMAN {US} [M: 1878 Jun 4 - 1961 Aug 7]
	The Rise Of A New Spirit [n|{39:E}1939]

Fr, J W BULGER {US} [M: ? - ?]
	Memoirs And Historical Jottings [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Mary (nee?)Taylor BUNTON {US} [F: ? - ?]
	A Bride On The Old Chisholm Trail In 1886 [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Katharine BURT, nee NEWLIN {US} [F: 1882 Sep 6 - 1977 Jun]
	If Love I Must [f|{39:E:US}1939]

Katherine (nee)Kurz BURTON {US} [F: 1890 - 1969]
	Andrew Carnegie 'Something Of The Fairy Tale' [b|{39:E}1939]

Milton BURTON {US} [M: 1902 Mar 4 - 1985 Nov]
	Photochemistry And The Mechanism Of Chemical... (w G ROLLEFSON) [n|{39:E}1939]

Ira Jefferson BUSH {US} [M: 1865 - 1939 Mar 10]
	Gringo Doctor [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Robert Freeman BUTTS {US} [M: 1910 - after 1973]
	The College Charts Its Course [n|{39:E}1939]

Victor Francis CALVERTON {US} [M: 1900 - 1940]
	The Awakening Of America [n|{39:E}1939]

Prof, Elizabeth (nee)McClure CAMPBELL {US} [F: 1891 Nov 29 - 1989 May 6]
	Orientation English (w T A PERRY) [n|{39:E}1939]

Charles Warner CANSLER (ps: C W C) {US} [M: 1871 May 15 - 1953 Nov 1]
	Three Generations:...A Colored Family Of Eastern Tennessee (anon) [{39:E}1939]

Frances CARPENTER, Mrs HUNTINGTON {US} [F: 1890 Apr 30 - 1972 Nov 2]
	Our Little Friends At Work And Play [{39:E}1939]

Prof, Ralph CASSADY, Jr {US} [M: 1900 Dec 30 - 1978 Feb 22]
	The Consumer And The Economic Order (w Warren C WAITE) [n|{39:E}1939/{49:E}1949]

Waddill CATCHINGS {US} [M: 1879 Sep 6 - 1967 Dec 31]
	Progress And Plenty (w W T FOSTER) [n|{39:E}1939]

Felix Lossing CIRLOT {US} [M: 1901 - 1956]
	The Early Eucharist [n|{39:E}1939]

Sydney Aylmer CLARK {US} [M: 1890 Aug 18 - 1975 Apr 20]
	Ireland On $50 [n|{39:E}1939]
	Hawaii With Sydney A Clark [n|{39:E}1939]

Cassius Marcellus CLAY {US} [M: 1895 - 1959 Nov 26]
	What Shall We Do About The Railroads? [n|{39:E:US}1939]

Charles S CLELAND {US} [M: 1863 - ?]
	The Clelands [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Harold Burton CLIFFORD {US} [M: 1893 May 21 - 1988 (or 1987) Apr 12]
	America, My Home Then And Now [n|{39:E}1939/{44:R}1944]

Frederick Gaylord COAN {US} [M: 1859 - ?]
	Yesterdays In Persia And Kurdistan [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Laurence Vail COLEMAN {US} [M: 1893 Sep 19 - 1982 Jul 21]
	The Museum In America: A Critical Study [n|{39:E}1939]

Harriet Theresa COMSTOCK, nee SMITH {US} [F: 1860 - c1943]
	The Road Beyond [{39:E}1939]

Eugene Virginius CONNETT (III) {US} [M: 1891 Mar 8 - 1969 Sep 20]
	Random Casts [n|{39:E}1939]

Harry George COOK {US} [M: 1869 - ?]
	Boomer-Sooner: A Life Story [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Nilla Cram COOK, Mrs PROESTOPOLUS {US} [F: 1908 Oct - 1982 Oct c11]
	My Road To India [a|{39:E}1939]

John Jacob CORNWELL {US} [M: 1867 - ?]
	A Mountainous Trail [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Thomas CRAVEN {US} [M: 1888 or 1889 Jan 6 - 1969 Feb 27]
	Thomas Hart Benton: A Descriptive Catalog [n|{39:E}1939]

Emma (nee)Guy CROMWELL {US} [F: ? - ?]
	Woman In Politics [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Josephine (Dodge) DASKAM, Mrs BACON {US} [F: 1876 Feb 17 - 1961 Jul 29]
	The Root And The Flower (ps: Josephine Daskam BACON) [f|{39:E}1939]

(Daisie) Adelle DAVIS, Mrs SIEGLINGER {US} [F: 1904 Feb 25 - 1974 May 31]
	You Can Stay Well [n|{39:E}1939]

Prof, Charles Shepard DAVIS {US} [M: 1910 Aug 13 - 1983 Apr 18]
	Cotton Kingdom In Alabama [{39:E}1939]

Prof, John Charles DAWSON {US} [M: 1876 - 1966]
	A French Regicide In Alabama [{39:E}1939]

John W DAWSON {US?} [M: 1820 - 1877]
	Charcoal Sketches Of Old Times In Fort Wayne [(1872)/{39:E:US}1939]

Paul (Henry) DE KRUIF {US} [M: 1890 Mar 2 - 1971 Feb 28]
	Toward A Healthy America [n|{39:E}1939]
	Activities Of The National Foundation For Infantile Paralysis... [n|{39:E}1939]

Prof, Roy Joseph DEFERRARI {US} [M: 1890 Jun 1 - 1969 Aug 24]
	A Concordance Of Ovid (w M Inviolata BARRY & M R P McGUIRE) [n|{39:E}1939]
	Vital Problems Of Catholic Education In The United States (ed) [n|{39:E}1939]

August (William) DERLETH {US} [M: 1909 Feb 24 - 1971 Jul 4]
	Elegy On A Flake Of Snow [p|{39:E}1939]
	Atmosphere Of Houses [{39:E}1939]

Leonard Eugene DICKSON {US} [M: 1874 Jan 22 - 1954 Jan 17]
	Modern Elementary Theory Of Numbers [n|{39:E}1939]

Ernest Stanley DODGE {US} [M: 1913 Mar 18 - 1980 Feb 9]
	Marquesas Islands Collection In The Peabody Museum Of Salem [n|{39:E}1939]

Theodore Hooper DORSEY {US} [M: 1899 - ?]
	From A Far Country [a|{39:E}1939]

Clifford DOWDEY {US} [M: 1904 Jan 23 - 1979 May 30]
	Gamble's Hundred [f|{39:E}1939]

Davis DRESSER {US} [M: 1904 Jul 31 - 1977 Feb 4]
	Girl Alone (ps: Kathryn CULVER) [f|{39:E:US}1939]

Mignon (nee)Good EBERHART, 2:Mrs PERRY, 3:Mrs EBERHART {US} [F: 1899 Jul 6 - 1996 Oct 8]
	Brief Return [f|{39:E}1939]

William Turner ELLIS {US} [M: 1866 Mar 17 - 1955 May 13]
L	Memories... [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Reid B EREKSON [M: ? - ?]
	6 Classic Plays For Radio... (w Elmer William ZIEBARTH) [n|{39:E:US}1939]

Susan ERTZ, Mrs McCRINDLE {US/UK?} [F: 1887 (wrongly 1894) Feb 13 - 1985 Apr 11]
	One Fight More [f|{39:E:US}1939]

Joe Garner ESTILL {US} [M: 1863 - ?]
	Episodes In The Life Of A Commonplace Man [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Vardis (Alvaro) FISHER {US} [M: 1895 Mar 31 - 1968 (or 1966) Jul 9]
	Idaho Lore (ed) [n|{39:E:US}1939]

Marcel William FODOR {US} [M: c1890 - 1977 Jun 25]
	South Of Hitler [n|{39:E}1939]

Ella FOX, nee DAILY {US?} [F: 1867 - 1915]
	The Dailey Family [b|{39:E:US}1939]

Horace Smith FULKERSON [M: 1818 Apr 18 - 1891 Apr 5]
	A Civilian's Recollections Of The War Between The States [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Crosby GAIGE {US} [M: 1882 - 1949]
	A Christmas Orchid For Epicurus [{39:E}1939]
	New York World's Fair Cook Book [n|{39:E}1939]

Zona GALE, Mrs BREESE {US} [F: 1874 Aug 26 - 1938 (wrongly 1939) Dec 27]
	Magna [f|{39:E}1939]

Lewis (Stiles) GANNETT {US} [M: 1891 Oct 3 - 1966 Feb 3 (wrongly 4)]
	John Steinbeck [n|{39:E}1939]

Howard Roger GARIS {US} [M: 1873 Apr 25 - 1962 Nov 6]
	Teddy And The Mystery Pony [f|{39:E}1939]
	Uncle Wiggily's Automobile [f|{39:E}1939]

Dana GATLIN (ps?) {US} [F: 1884 - 1940]
	Unity's Fifty Golden Years: A History Of The Unity Movement... [n|{39:E}1939]

Guy GILPATRIC {US} [M: 1896 - 1950]
	The Gentleman With The Walrus Mustache [s|{39:E}1939]

Frederick Dilley GLIDDEN (ps: Luke SHORT) {US} [M: 1908 Nov 19 - 1975 Aug 18]
	Six Guns Of San Jon [f|{39:E:SIM?}1939]

Arthur Henry GOODEN {UK/US?} [M: 1879 Oct 23 - 1971 Jul 22]
	The Trail Of Vengeance [f|{39:E:US}1939]

Benny(=Benjamin David) GOODMAN {US} [M: 1909 May 30 - 1986 Jun 13]
	The Kingdom Of Swing [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Harry Motson GORHAM {US} [M: 1859 - ?]
	My Memories Of The Comstock [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Kyra GORITZINA, nee ? {US} [F: ? - ?]
	Service Entrance: Memoirs Of A Park Avenue Cook [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Balus Joseph Winzer GRAHAM {US} [M: 1862 - ?]
	A Ministry Of Fifty Years [a|{39:E:US}1939]

James Stevenson GRAHAM {US} [M: ? - ?]
	A Scotch-Irish-Canadian Yankee [a|{39:E}1939]

Prof, Malbone Watson GRAHAM, Jr {US} [M: 1898 Mar 26 - 1965 Oct 16]
	Diplomatic Recognition Of The Border States, II - Estonia [n|{39:E}1939]

Jackson GREGORY {US} [M: 1882 Mar 12 - 1943 Jun 12]
	Mad O'Hara Of Wild River [f|{39:E:US}1939]
	Rocky Bend (UK: High Hand At Rocky Bend) [f|{39:E:SIM?}1939]
	Secret Valley (UK: The Secret Of Secret Valley) [f|{39:E:US}1939]

Frank GRUBER {US} [M: 1904 Feb 2 - 1969 Dec 9]
	Peace Marshal (&ps: Frank WINCHESTER) [f|{39:E:US}1939]

Ione Crowe GUERARD {US} [F: 1889 Jun 29 - 1985 Dec]
	Singing Thought [{39:E}1939]

Rev, Leslie Lee GWALTNEY {US} [M: 1876 Mar 5 - 1955]
	Herald Of Freedom [{39:E}1939]

Prof, Samuel William HALPERIN {US} [M: 1905 Jan 11 - 1979 Apr 15]
	Italy And The Vatican At War [n|{39:E}1939]

Prof, Elmo Golightly HARRIS {US} [M: 1861 - ?]
	Brief Autobiography... [a|{39:E}1939]

Norman Dwight HARRIS {US} [M: 1870 - ?]
	Moving On: The Romance Of Travel [n|{39:E}1939]

Henry Robert HARROWER {US} [M: 1883 Apr 30 - 1953 Jan 2]
	Endocrine Handbook [n|{39:E}1939]

Helmut Eugen Benjamin Gellert HAUSER {US} [M: 1895 May 17 - 1984 Dec 26]
	Dictionary Of Foods [n|{39:E}1939]

Sara Henderson HAY, 1:Mrs HOLDER, 2:Mrs LOPATNIKOFF {US} [F: 1906 Nov 13 - 1987 Aug]
	This My Letter [{39:E}1939]

Edwin Bancroft HENDERSON {US} [M: 1883 Nov 24 - 1977 Feb 3]
	The Negro In Sports [n|{39:E}1939]

Josephine (Frey) HERBST {US} [F: 1892 Mar 5 - 1969 Jan 28]
	The Unknown Americas [n|{39:E}1939]

Lewis(=Louis) HERMAN {US} [M: 1905 Oct 12 - ?]
	The Case Of Mr Cassidy (w William TARG) [f|{39:E}1939]

Regina (nee?)Flannery HERZFELD, aka 'Ithenakya' {US} [F: 1904 Dec 12 - 2004 Nov 26]
	An Analysis Of Coastal Algonquian Culture [n|{39:E}1939]

(Edwin) DuBose HEYWARD {US} [M: 1885 Aug 31 - 1940 Jun 16]
	Star Spangled Virgin [f|{39:E}1939]

Sister, Mary Inez HILGER {US} [F: 1891 Oct 16 - 1977 May 18]
	Social Survey Of One Hundred Fifty Chippewa Indian Families... [n|{39:E}1939]

Prof, Embury Asbury HITCHCOCK {US} [M: 1866 - ?]
	My Fifty Years In Engineering [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Prof, William Ernest HOCKING {US} [M: 1873 Aug 10 - 1966 Jun 12]
	Living Religions And A World Faith [n|{39:E}1939]

Raymond (Peckham) HOLDEN {US} [M: 1894 Apr 7 - 1972 Jun]
	Believe The Heart [f|{39:E}1939]

James Arthur HOLLEY {US} [M: 1854 - ?]
	Recollections Of A Country Doctor [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Grace Gertrude HOOPES {US} [F: 1879 - ?]
	Out Of The Running [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Emmanuel Winters HOROWITZ, aka Manny WINTERS (ps: Emmanuel WINTERS) {US} [M: 1910 Dec 14 - 2003 Jun 12]
	The Becoming Of Oswald; Or, Wake Up And Loaf [{39:E}1939]

Bernard HORWICH {US} [M: 1861 - 1949]
	My First Eighty Years [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Susan Adeline HOUSE, nee BEERS {US} [F: 1850 - ?]
	A Life For The Balkans... [a|{39:E:US}1939]

George Barron HUBBARD {US} [M: 1884 Nov 18 - 1958 Jul 6]
	Death Rides The Desert (ps: Amos MOORE) [f|{39:E:US}1939]

John Marvin HUNTER {US} [M: 1880 Mar 18 - 1957 Jun 29]
	Old Camp Verde, The Home Of The Camels [n|{39:E}1939]

Cleofas M JARAMILLO {US} [F: 1878 - 1956]
	The Genuine New Mexico Tasty Recipes [n|{39:E:US}1939]

David Abbot JENKINS {US} [M: 1883 - 1956]
	The Salt Of The Earth [a|{39:E}1939]

Anna JOHNSON, nee FRENCH {US} [F: ? - ?]
	The Making Of A Minister's Wife [a|{39:E}1939]

Grover JONES {US} [M: 1893 Nov 15 - 1940 Sep 24]
	There Were Giants (w William Shavens McNUTT) [{39:E:US?}1939]

Archie (Lynn) JOSCELYN {US} [M: 1899 Jul 25 - 1986 Feb]
	Tenderfoot Bill [f|{39:E:US}1939]
	King Kayuse (ps: Lynn WESTLAND) [f|{39:E}1939]

John KERCHER {US} [M: 1863 - ?]
	Fifty Years A Doctor [a|{39:E}1939]

Philip L KETCHUM {US} [M: 1902 Oct 19 - 1969 Dec 13]
	Death In The Night (aka: Good Night For Murder) [f|{39:E:US}1939]

George Fred KNAPP {US} [M: 1849 - ?]
	A Brief Autobiography [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Harold D KOONTZ {US} [M: 1908 May 19 - 1984 Feb 11]
	Men, Groups And The Community (w others) [n|{39:E}1939]

Herbert (Arthur) KRAUSE {US} [M: 1905 May 25 - 1976 Sep 22]
	Neighbor Boy [p|{39:E:US}1939]

Joseph Wood KRUTCH {US} [M: 1893 Nov 25 - 1970 May 22]
	The American Drama Since 1918 [n|{39:E}1939]

Prof, Hans KURATH {US} [M: 1891 Dec 13 - 1992 Jan 2]
	Handbook Of The Linguistic Geography Of New England (w others) [n|{39:E}1939/73]

Louis Dearborn LAMOORE {US} [M: 1908 Mar 22 - 1988 Jun 10]
	Smoke From The Altar (ps: Louis L'AMOUR) [p|{39:E:US}1939]

Clinton Parks LAMPMAN {US} [M: 1862 - ?]
	The Great Western Trail [a|{39:E}1939]

Josephine LAWRENCE, Mrs PLATZ {US} [F: 1889 Mar 12 - 1978 Feb 22]
	A Good Home With Nice People [f|{39:E}1939]

Tom LEA {US} [M: 1907 Jul 11 - 2001 Jan 28]
	George Catlin Westward Bound A Hundred Years Ago [{39:E:US}1939]

Ping-Quan LEE {US} [M: 1880 - ?]
	To A President's Taste... (w Jim MILLER) [a|{39:E:US}1939]

John LINDSAY {US} [M: 1864 - ?]
	Amazing Experiences Of A Judge... [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Prof, William Anderson McCALL {US} [M: 1891 Jan 9 - 1982 Aug]
	Measurement [n|{39:E}1939]

Prof, Theodore Doney McCOWN {US} [M: 1908 Jun 18 - 1969 Aug 17]
	The Fossil Remains From The Levalloiso-Mousterian [n|{39:E}1939]

William Edward McCURDY {US} [M: 1893 - 1967]
	Cases On The Law Of Persons And Domestic Relations [n|{27:E}1927/{33:E}1933/{39:E}1939/{52:E}1952]

Prof, Gordon McKENZIE {US} [M: 1901 Dec 14 - 1965 Dec 4]
	Organic Unity In Coleridge [n|{39:E}1939]

Harriet Margaret MacKENZIE {US} [F: 1876 (wrongly 1880) May 4 - 1959 Jul 12]
	Byron's Laughter: (A Study) In Life And Poetry [n|{39:E}1939]

John MAILS {US} [M: before 1855 - ?]
	Pioneer Days In Kansas [a|{39:E:US}1939]

William N MALONY {US} [M: ? - ?]
	Twice One [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Marjorie/Margaret (P) MEDARY {US} [F: 1890 Jul 24 - 1980 May]
	Joan And The Three Deer [f|{39:E}1939]

Flo(=Flora) V MENNINGER, nee KNISELEY {US} [F: 1863 Apr 18 - 1945]
	Days Of My Life: Memories Of A Kansas Mother And Teacher [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Elizabeth MERIWETHER, Mrs GILMER (ps: Dorothy DIX) {US} [F: 1861 (or 1870) Nov 18 or 17 - 1951 Dec 16]
	How To Win And Hold A Husband [n|{39:E}1939]

Jim MILLER {US} [M: ? - ?]
	To A President's Taste... (w Ping-Quan LEE) [b|{39:E:US}1939]

Prof, Clarence Alonzo MILLS {US} [M: 1891 Dec 9 - 1974 Sep 17]
	Medical Climatology [n|{39:E}1939]

Edwin Valentine MITCHELL {US} [M: 1890 Apr 24 - 1960 Nov 6]
	Maine Summer [n|{39:E}1939]

Prof, John Robert MOORE {US} [M: 1890 Jul 27 - 1973 Jul 18]
	Defoe In The Pillory And Other Studies [e|{39:E}1939]

Prof, (Joseph) Allan NEVINS {US} [M: 1890 (wrongly 1891) May 20 - 1971 Mar 5]
	Fremont, Pathmaker Of The West [b|{39:E}1939]

Prof, Harold Saft OLCOTT {US} [M: 1909 Jul 24 - 1979 Feb 4]
	Autoxidation Of Unsaturated Fats, Acids... (w F E DEATHERAGE) [n|{39:E:US}1939]

Helen K OSWALD, nee ? {US} [F: ? - ?]
	That Book In The Attic: The True Story...God And His Word [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Prof, Robert Roswell PALMER {US} [M: 1909 Jan 11 - 2002 Jun 11]
	Believers And Unbelievers In 18th Century France [n|{39:E}1939]

Prof, Constantine Maria PANUNZIO {IT/US} [M: 1884 Oct 25 - 1964 Aug 6]
	Major Social Institutions: An Introduction [n|{39:E}1939]

Bertha Morris PARKER {US} [F: 1890 Feb 7 - 1980 Nov 14]
	Science Instruction In Elementary And High School Grades [n|{39:E}1939]
	Holiday Stories [n|{39:E}1939]
	Playful Pets [n|{39:E}1939]

Prof, George Zinovei PATRICK {RU/US?} [M: 1883 or 1886 May 19 - 1946 Feb 24]
	Roots Of The Russian Language: An Elementary Guide... [n|{39:E:US}1939]

(Pierre Stephen) Robert PAYNE {UK/US} [M: 1911 Dec 4 - 1983 Feb 18]
	The Song Of The Peasant (ps: Robert YOUNG) [f|{39:E}1939]

William Dudley PELLEY {US} [M: 1890 or 1885 Mar 12 - 1965 Jun 30]
	The Door To Revelation... [a|{39:E}1939]

Ulrich Bonnell PHILLIPS {US} [M: 1877 Nov 4 - 1934 Jan 21]
	The Course Of The South To Secession (ed E Merton COULTER) [n|{39:E:US}1939]

Marie PIERIK {US} [F: 1884 Nov 27 - 1966 Jan 29]
	The Spirit Of Gregorian Chant [n|{39:E}1939]

Walter Boughton PITKIN {US} [M: 1878 - 1953]
	Making Good Before Forty [n|{39:E}1939]

Henry PLEASANTS, Jr {US} [M: 1884 May 23 - 1963 Feb 7]
	John André - Spy Extraordinary [b|{39:E}1939]

Marshal, Alonzo POLING {US} [M: 1854 - ?]
	A Little Of All Sorts [a|{39:E:US}1939]

(Andrew) Jack(=Jackson Myers) POTTER {US} [M: 1864 - c1940]
	Lead Steer And Other Tales [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Sir, Archibald Grenfell PRICE {AU} [M: 1892 Jan 28 - 1977 Jul 20]
	White Settlers In The Tropics [n|{39:E:US}1939]

Prof, Eduard PROKOSCH {US} [M: 1876 May 15 - 1938]
	A Comparative Germanic Grammar [n|{39:E}1939]

Prof, Stuart Alfred QUEEN {US} [M: 1890 Feb 26 - 1987 Sep 28]
	The City (w Lewis F THOMAS) [n|{39:E}1939]

John (Bell) RAE {US} [M: 1911 Mar 21 - 1988 Oct 24]
	Development Of Railway Land Subsidy Policy In The United States [n|{39:E}1939]

William E RAILEY {US} [M: 1852 - ?]
	The Last Reflections Of William E Railey [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Prof, John Fraser RAMSAY {US} [M: 1907 Dec 17 - ?]
	Anglo-French Relations 1763-1770 [n|{39:E}1939]
	A Guide To The Study Of European Civilization [n|{39:E}1939]

Virginia (Anne) RATH {US} [F: 1905 - 1950]
	Murder With A Theme Song [f|{39:E}1939]

Moses RATNER {US} [M: 1895 - ?]
	French Review Grammar (w Max SORKIN) [n|{39:E:US}1939]

Louise (nee)Crenshaw RAY {US} [F: 1890 May 17 - 1956 (or 1950) Oct 26]
	Secret Shoes [p|{39:E}1939]

Laura Elizabeth RICHARDS, nee HOWE {US} [F: 1850 Feb 27 - 1943 Jan 14]
	Hottentot And Other Ditties [{39:E}1939]

Prof, Abraham Aaron ROBACK {CA} [M: 1890 Jun 19 - 1965 Jun 7]
	Psychology Of Common Sense [n|{39:E:US}1939]

Prof, Gerhard Krohn ROLLEFSON {US} [M: 1900 Jan 12 - 1955 Nov 15]
	Photochemistry And The Mechanism Of Chemical... (w M BURTON) [n|{39:E}1939]

Addie Frances ROWE {US} [F: 1860 - 1938]
	...An Autobiographical Sketch [a|{39:E:US}1939]

James Lyon RUBEL {US} [M: 1894 Jul 8 - 1960 Mar 10]
	Fighting Sheriff (ps: Timothy HAYES) [f|{39:E:US}1939]

Charles James RYAN {US} [M: 1865 - 1949]
&	What Is Theosophy?: A General View For Inquirers [n|{39:E}1939]

Abram Leon SACHAR {US} [M: 1899 Feb 15 - 1993 Jul 24]
	The Jew In The Contemporary World [n|{39:E}1939]

Leon Marr SAHAG {US} [M: 1889 Aug 28 - 1976 Nov]
	College Engineering Drawing [n|{39:E}1939]

Emma (Keats) (nee)Speed SAMPSON {US} [F: 1868 Dec 1 - 1947 May 7]
	Miss Minerva's Vacation [f|{39:E}1939]

Ralph Grafton SANGER {US} [M: 1905 - ?]
*	Synthetic Projective Geometry [n|{39:E}1939]

Julia Lina SAUER {US} [F: 1891 Apr 8 - 1983 Jun 26]
	Radio Roads To Reading: Library Book Talks... (ed) [e|{39:E}1939]

Charles Francis SAUNDERS {US} [M: 1859 Jul 12 - 1941 May 1]
	Little Book Of California Missions [n|{39:E}1939]

Prof, William Sherman SAVAGE {US} [M: 1890 Mar 7 - 1980 May 23]
	Controversy Over The Distribution Of Abolition Literature [n|{39:E}1939]

James Denson SAYERS {US} [M: 1888 - 1957]
	Rivers Westward (ps: Denver BARDWELL) [f|{39:E:SIM?}1939]

Edwin Davies SCHOONMAKER {US} [M: 1873 - 1940]
	Democracy And World Dominion [n|{39:E}1939]

Marion SCOTT, nee GALLAGHER {US} [F: ? - ?]
	Chatauqua Caravan [a|{39:E}1939]

Prof, William Berryman SCOTT {US} [M: 1858 Feb 12 - 1947 Mar 29]
	Some Memories Of A Paleontologist [a|{39:E}1939]

Prof, Paul Bigelow SEARS {US} [M: 1891 Dec 17 - 1990 Apr 30]
	Who Are These Americans? [n|{39:E}1939]
	Life And Environment: The Interrelations Of Living Things [n|{39:E}1939]

Herbert Jacob SELIGMANN {US} [M: 1891 Nov 13 - 1984 Mar 4]
	Race Against Man [n|{39:E}1939]

Grace (nee)Gallatin SETON-THOMPSON {US} [F: ? - 1959 Mar 19]
	Poison Arrows [{39:E}1939]

John C SHARPE {US} [M: 1853 - 1942]
	Memories Of Blair [a|{39:E}1939]

Samuel SHELLABARGER {US} [M: 1888 May 18 - 1954 Mar 20]
	Assurance Double Sure (ps: John ESTEVEN) [f|{39:E}1939]
	Grief Before Night (ps: Peter LORING) [f|{39:E}1939]
	He Travels Alone (ps: Peter LORING) [f|{39:E}1939]

Prof, Lorraine Miller SHERER {US} [F: 1898 (wrongly 1888) Jun 25 - 1985 Mar 16]
	Their First Years In School: A Course Of Study For Kindergarten... [n|{39:E}1939]

Vaughn SHOEMAKER {US} [M: 1902 Nov 14 - 1991 Aug 18]
	1938 AD [{39:E:US}1939]

Rabbi, Charles Emmanuel SHULMAN {US} [M: 1898 (wrongly 1904) Jul 25 - 1968 Jun 2]
	Europe's Conscience In Decline [n|{39:E}1939]

Upton (Beall) SINCLAIR (Jr) {US} [M: 1878 Sep 20 - 1968 Nov 25]
	What Can Be Done About America's Economic Troubles [n|{39:E}1939]

Samuel Richard SLAVSON {US} [M: 1891 Dec 25 or 1890 Aug 24 - 1981 Aug 5]
	Character Education In A Democracy [n|{39:E}1939]

Thomas Harry SLUSSER {US} [M: 1882 - ?]
	The Labor Act - Is It Tolerable? [n|{39:E}1939]

Henry Hunt SNELLING {US} [M: 1816 or 1817 Nov 8 - 1897 Jun 24]
	Memoirs Of A Boyhood At Fort Snelling [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Charles Horace SNOW {US} [M: 1877 May 1 - 1967 Dec 4]
	Riders Of The Range [f|{39:E:US}1939]
	Guns Along The Border (&ps: Charles BALLEW) [f|{39:E:SIM?}1939]

Prof, Wallace (Earle) STEGNER {US} [M: 1909 Feb 18 - 1993 Apr 13]
	An Exposition Workshop (jt ed) [{39:E:US}1939]

William Jaspar STOCKTON {US} [M: 1848 - ?]
	The Plains Over... [a|{39:E:US}1939]

Prof, Marvel Marion STOCKWELL {US} [M: 1896 Sep 28 - 1959 Dec 15]
	Studies In California State Taxation 1910-1935 [n|{39:E}1939]

Harold Alfred STONE {US} [M: 1898 - ?]
	City Manager Government In Dallas (Texas) (w D K PRICE & K H STONE) [n|{39:E}1939]

Rex (Todhunter) STOUT {US} [M: 1886 Dec 1 - 1975 Oct 27]
	Double For Death [f|{39:E}1939]

William TARG {US} [M: 1907 - ?]
	The Case Of Mr Cassidy (w Lewis HERMAN) [f|{39:E}1939]

Lewis Edwin THEISS {US} [M: 1878 Sep 29 - 1963 May 22]
	Wings Over The Andes [f|{39:E}1939]

Clara Chapline THOMAS, Mrs ALDRICH (ps: Darragh ALDRICH) {US} [F: 1884 Dec 31 - 1967 Mar 31]
	Girl Going Nowhere [f|{39:E}1939]

Ruth Plumly THOMPSON {US} [F: 1891 Jul 27 - 1976 Apr 6]
&	Ozoplaning With The Wizard Of Oz [f|{39:E}1939]

Charles Wayland TOWNE {US} [M: 1875 Nov 14 - ?]
	'Her Majesty Montana' [n|{39:E}1939]

Edward Clarence TRELAWNEY-ANSELL {US} [M: ? - ?]
	I Followed Gold [a|{39:E}1939]

Prof, Louis (Preston) TRIMBLE {US} [M: 1917 Mar 2 - 1988 Mar 9]
	Sports Of The World [n|{39:E:US}1939]

Waters Edward TURPIN {US} [M: 1910 Apr 9 - 1968 Nov]
	O Canaan! [f|{39:E}1939]

Wilbur Coleman TUTTLE {US} [M: 1883 Nov 11 - 1969 Jun]
	The Medicine Man [f|{39:E:UK}1925]

Prof, Wilbur Marshall URBAN {US} [M: 1873 Mar 27 - 1952 Oct 15]
	Language And Reality: The Philosophy Of Language... [n|{39:E}1939]

Prof, John James VAN NOSTRAND {US} [M: 1884 May 24 - 1966 Mar 4]
	European Civilization (w Franklin C PALM & James W THOMPSON) [n|{39:E}1939]

Prof, Samuel VAN VALKENBURG {NL/US} [M: 1890 or 1891 Sep 14 - 1976]
	Elements Of Political Geography (w Carl STOTZ) [n|{39:E}1939/{54:E}1954]

Paul VORONAEFF {US} [M: ? - ?]
	Christians Under The Hammer And Sickle [n|{39:E}1939]

Gilbert Searle WATTS {US} [M: ? - ?]
	The Vegetable Growing Business (w Ralph Levi WATTS) [n|{39:E}1939]

Mary Elizabeth Phyllis WELLER {UK} [F: ? - ?]
	Challenge To Candia [f|{39:E:US}1939]

G Lloyd WILSON {US} [M: ? - ?]
	Ownership And Regulation Of Public Utilities [n|{39:E}1939]

Walter Joseph WILWERDING {US} [M: 1891 Feb 13 - 1966 Sep 19]
	Tembo The Forest Giant [f|{39:E}1939]

Mary Mabel WIRRIES, nee CABANA {US} [F: 1894 - ?]
	Wayside Idyls [p|{39:E:US}1939]

Josiah Pitts WOOLFOLK {US} [M: 1894 Mar 25 - 1971 May]
	Plotting (aka: Plotting - How To Have A Brain Child) [n|{39:E}1939]

Rufe(=Ruffus) R WYATT {US} [M: 1857 May 8 - 1943]
	The Autobiography Of A Little Man [a|{39:E}c1939]

Arthur Bambridge WYSE {US} [M: 1909 Jun 25 - 1942 Jun 8]
	The Spectrum Of Nova Aquilae [1918|n|{39:E:US}1939]

Robert Sterling YARD {US} [M: 1861 Feb 1 - 1945 May 17]
27513	The Book Of The National Parks [n|1919/{39:E}1939]

George Worthing YATES {US} [M: 1901 Aug 14 - 1975 Jun 6]
	The Body That Wasn't Uncle [f|{39:E}1939]

Paul Arthur ZAHL {US} [M: 1910 Mar 20 - 1985 Oct]
	To The Lost World [a|{39:E}1939]

Prof, Elmer William ZIEBARTH {US} [M: 1910 Oct 4 - 2001 Feb 27]
	6 Classic Plays For Radio... (w Reid B EREKSON) [n|{39:E:US}1939]

Prof, Samuel Marinus ZWEMER {US} [M: 1867 - 1952 Apr 2]
	Dynamic Christianity [n|{39:E}1939]
	Studies In Popular Islam [n|{39:E}1939]

Anonymous & Corporate Works:
	Greek Athletics & Festivals In The 5th C (by Mus Of Fine Arts) [n|{39:E:US}1939]

LIKELY IN U.S. PUBLIC DOMAIN

These are books by authors I suspect to be US citizens, books by non-US citizens that I suspect to have been first published in the US, and books by non-US citizens that I believe were published in the US in the same year as they were published abroad & so may not have been first (ie, by at least 30 days) published abroad.

William Mack ANGAS {UK/US?} [M: 1892 Jul 5 - 1960 Dec 12]
	Rivalry On The Atlantic [n|{39:E}1939]

Ralph I BARTHOLOMEW {US?} [M: ? - ?]
	New York In Three Days And Three Glamorous Nights (anon) [n|{39:E}1939]

Ralph BATES {UK/US?} [M: 1899 Nov 3 - 2000 Nov 26]
	The Miraculous Horde And Other Stories [s|{39:E}1939]

Isaiah BOWMAN {CA/US?} [M: 1878 Dec 26 - 1950 Jan 6]
	The Graduate School In American Democracy [n|{39:E}1939]

Clara BURKE (ps: Clara WARREN) {US?} [F: ? - ?]
	Man Lives After Death [n|{39:E}1939]

Richard Henry EDWARDS {US?} [M: 1877 - 1954]
	Cooperative Religion At Cornell University [n|{39:E}1939]

Howard Parker FAIRFIELD {US?} [M: 1858 - ?]
	The Starrett Data Book For Machinists (ed anon) (11e) [n|{39:E}1939]

Harry Silleck GRANNATT (ps: H S G) {US?} [M: ? - ?]
	The Pied Piper Of Shrdlu-Etaoin [p|{39:E}1939]

Leone W HALLENBERG {US?} [M: ? - ?]
	Old Fashioned Spelling Bee (anon) [n|{39:E}c1939]

Paul Evan LEHMAN {US?} [M: ? - before 1974]
	Calamity Range [f|{39:E:SIM?}1939]

William Shavens McNUTT {US?} [M: 1885 - 1938]
	There Were Giants (w Grover JONES) [{39:E:US?}1939]

Charles Stephen MATTOON {US?} [M: ? - ?]
	Your Career In Aviation [n|{39:E}1939]

Alexander Nicolaievich ROMANOFF, aka Syyed Shaykh Achmed Abdullah Nadir KAHN El-IDRISSVIEH El-DURANI, aka Prince, Nadir KHAN DURANI (ps: Achmed ABDULLAH) {RU/US?} [M: 1881 May 12 - 1945 May 12]
	Deliver Us From Evil [f|{39:E}1939]

Alice Grant (Trevenen) ROSMAN {AU} [F: 1882 (wrongly 1887) Jul 18 - 1961 Aug 20 (wrongly 21)]
	William's Room [f|{39:E:SIM?}1939]

Roy Judson SNELL {US?} [M: 1878 - 1959]
	The Sign Of The Green Arrow [f|{39:E}1939]

Ralph Levi WATTS {US?} [M: 1869 - before 1951]
	The Vegetable Growing Business (w Gilbert Searle WATTS) [n|{39:E}1939]

Annie Florence WEEKS {US?} [F: ? - ?]
	The World Friendship Room (ed anon) [e|{39:E}1939]

Elmer WHEELER {US?} [M: 1903 - ?]
	Word Magic: Tested Answers To 100 Everyday Situations [n|{39:E}1939]
	Elmer Wheeler's Tested Public Speaking [n|{39:E}1939/{47:E}1947]

POSSIBLY IN U.S. PUBLIC DOMAIN

These are books by authors I believe to be non-US citizens (though may include some US citizens I have not yet identified as such) - if any of these were published in the US, the rules on works by non-US authors (see here) will apply.

Sir, James George FRAZER {UK} [M: 1854 Jan 1 - 1941 May 7]
	The Native Races Of Australasia, Including Australia... [n|{39:E}1939]

Elsie (nee)Bell GARDNER {CA?} [F: 1895 May 15 - 1994 Oct]
	Maxie And The Golden Bird [f|{39:E}1939]