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        Der Jüngling. Folge von |5 Original-Zeichnungen|.

      Um 1940. - 44x31 cm. Unter Schutzhemdchen, in einer neuen Leinenmappe mit Titel. Der deutsche Maler und Zeichner Hildebrand arbeitete in Berlin und Paris zugleich. Er führte jahrzehntelang ein Doppelleben: auf der einen Seite war er der unauffällige Familienvater, auf der anderen Seite der obsessive erotische Zeichner, konzentriert auf den kräftigen Jungmänner-Akt. Von den Blättern sind 4 Federzeichnungen aquarelliert in Braun, das weitere Blatt ist eine farbige Aquarell-Zeichnung. Sie zeigt einen nackten jungen Mann beim Tanz im Kreis alter Männer; 3 Blätter zeigen pornografische Szenen, ein weiteres einen gefesselten Jüngling, vor ihm ein nackter Mann mit Peitsche. Rückseitig am Rand mit Klebespuren, sonst sehr guter Zustand. Hildebrands Arbeiten sind u.a. ausgestellt im Erotik-Museum Berlin. (Siehe Museums-Katalog No.1, Ausstellung 'Sodom Berlin', 1998. S. 44f.) Vgl. Hergemöller 356. --------------- Hildebrand, Ernst. Der Jüngling [Le jeune homme]. Série des 5 dessins originaux. Vers 1940. 44x31 cm. Dans un portefolio toile moderne avec titre. Le peintre et dessinateur allemand travaillait en même temps à Berlin et à Paris. Pendant des décennies, il menait une double vie: d'un côté, un père de famille discret, de l'autre côté un dessinateur obsédé d'érotisme, concentré sur les jeunes hommes nus. Quatre planches sont des dessins à la plume aquarellés en brun, l'autre est une aquarelle en couleurs. Elle montre un jeune homme nu dansant dans un cercle de vieux hommes ; 3 planches montrent des scènes pornographiques, une autre montre un jeune homme attaché, devant lui un homme nu avec un fouet. Traces de colle au dos aux marges. En bon état. Les oeuvres de Hildebrand sont exposées au musée d'érotisme à Berlin (voir catalogue du musée no. 1, exposition 'Sodom Berlin', 1998. p. 44.) Comparer Hergemöller 356. ---------------------- Hildebrand, Ernst. Five Original Gay Erotic Watercolor and Pen and Ink drawings. NP, ND. Ca. 1940. Original artwork. Portfolio. 5 loose plates, each protected with tissue-guard. Original full cloth with gold littering on title-label. Unique art work from the most famous German gay erotic artist, consisting of five original drawings depicting groups of naked men engaged in sexual intercourse or in erotic postures. One drawing depicting a S&M scene. Four of these illustrations are pen and ink drawings with a touch of watercolor, and one is mostly watercolor with outlines in pen and ink. Portfolio and illustrations in overall near to fine condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        CONFERENCIA JOURNAL DE L'UNIVERSITE DES ANNALES - SERIE DE 16 VOLUMES DE 1932 A 1940

      UNIVERSITE DES ANNALES 1940 - R110044463: Série de 16 volumes comprenant : 26ème année tome 2, 27ème tomes 1 et 2, 28ème tomes 1 et 2, 29ème tomes 1 et 2, 30ème tomes 1 et 2, 31ème tome 1 et 2, 32ème tomes 1et 2, 33ème tomes 1 et 2, 34ème tome 1. Nombreuses illustrations en noir et blanc dans le texte. Dos à 4 nerfs, signet conservé, titre et année dorés sur le dos. Couvertures muettes. 3 photos disponibles. Sommaire : La Fin d'une Monarchie : Les Trois Glorieuses Conférence de Me C. CAMPINCHI avocat à la Cour. Les Forces Spirituelles : La Souffrance et l’Artiste Conférence du R. P. pierre sanson Les 1830. Peints par Eux-Mêmes : Les Couleurs de l’Amour chez les Poètes Romantiques Conférence de M. FERNAND GREGH Poèmes de Hugo, Musset, G. de Nerval, Alfred de Vigny et M. Desbordes-Valmore Les Comédiens Célèbres : Bocage et le Rôle de Brute Scènes commentées par M. JULES TRUFFIER. La Fin d’une Monarchie : Thiers Conférence de M. GEORGES LECOMTE de l’Académie française Confidences d’Auteurs : Ce que j’ai essayé d’exprimer. Conférence de m. André maurois Fragment des «Silences du Colonel Bramble », d'André Maurois et du « Désert de l'Amour », de François Mauriac Les 1830. — Les Dieux du Jour (De Scribe à Dumas) Conférence de Mrae B. DUSSANE de la Comédie-Française Scène de « La Tour de Nesle », de F. Gaillardet et Alexandre Dumas Musique : « Ton Coeur», romance de Loïsa Puget. Musique : Histoire d'Amphion Conférence de M. PAUL VALÉRY de l'Académie française Texte intégral d’« Amphion », de Paul Valéry Fragment d’« Amphion». Musique de Honegger Les Forces Spirituelles : La Souffrance et le Philosophe Conférence du R. p. pierre sanson Confidences d’Auteurs : Comment on collabore Conférence de MM. JÉRÔME et JEAN THARAUD Histoire de la Peinture, par MlIe PAULE BAYLE, . Bon état. Couv. convenable. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 70.493-Les annales / Conferancia

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        MEN IN PRINT: ESSAYS IN LITERARY CRITICISM

      GOLDEN COCKEREL, London 1940 - Introduction by A. W. Lawrence. Dark blue morocco over beige cloth by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, spine with raised bands and gilt stamped titles, t.e.g., uncut. Very good. Publisher's board slipcase. Number 39 of 500 numbered copies, printed in Perpetua type on Arnold's mould-made paper. O'Brien A229. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Houle Rare Books/Autographs/ABAA/PADA]
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        Men in Print. Essays in Literary Criticism. With an Introduction by A.W. Lawrence. 500 COPIES WERE PRINTED

      Golden Cockerel Press, [1940] - Sm. 4to., First Edition, on laid paper; handsomely bound in ivory linen boards, blue Niger morocco back by SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE, back with raised bands, compartments lettered in gilt, gilt top, uncut, a very good, bright, clean copy in the publisher's fragile card slip-case, the latter mildly worn at extremities. EDITION LIMITED TO 500 COPIES. Collects five essays by Lawrence, including reviews of works by D.H. Lawrence, Wells and Flecker, his Criticism of Henry Williamson's Tarka the Otter and A Review of the Works of Walter Savage Landor. O'Brien A229. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Island Books]
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        Farewell, my Lovely

      Alfred Knopf, New York 1940 - A handsome copy in original dust jacket, not price clipped. Bright book is near fine, only flaw a slight abrasion and corner fold to free endpaper. Dust jacket had abrasion to front panel in the area of "AR" of "Farewell," which had been expertly touched up, else jacket unrestored. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Le couple au marché aux puces de Paris en mars 1969

      - LENON John (1940-1980) et sa femme Yoko ONO (1933-). Le couple au marché aux puces de Paris en mars 1969. Tirage argentique d¿époque. Photographie de presse, tampon au dos. Tirage un peu gondolé au milieu. H 17,7 x L 12,3 cm.

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        Chambre d'Hotel

      Librairie Artheme Fayard, 1940. PRESENTATION COPY. 1 vol., 7-3/8" x 4-3/4", 49th edition, inscribed on the half-title "Pour ma chere Alice, de qui je suis si loin, - et si pres! son amie bien amie, Colette", "For my dear Alice, from whom I am so far, - and so close! her friend good friend, Colette". Bound in the publisher's original printed wrappers, with the original glassine, foot of spine slightly worn otherwise a VERY GOOD copy.\r\nThe recipient was Colette's old friend Alice Benard-Fleury of Toulon, with whom she corresponded during the War years.

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        An Exceptional Collection of Assessment, Dues, Strike Fund, Boycott, and Poster Stamps from American Leftist Organizations and Labor Unions

      1940. Very good. This collection contains over 125 labels, assessment stamps, covers, sheets, panes, cards, and other ephemera issued by The International Workers of the World, The International Workers Order (the Communist Party's insurance, mutual benefit, and fraternal organization), The Continental Congress of Workers and Farmers, The International Labor Defense (the American section of the Communist International Red Aid Network), and a variety of labor organizations including the American Federation of Labor; the Federal System of Bakers; the Bakery and Confection Workers International of America, the Filling Station Employees Union; the Congress of Industrial Organizations; the United Cloth and Hat Makers; the United Hatters; the International Hod Carriers; the International Association of Machinists; the Metal Polishers, Buffers, Platers and Brass Workers Union; the Western Federation of Miners; the National Cotton Council of America; the American Newspapers Guild; the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Stablemen, and Helpers; the Brewery Workmen's National Union; the Typographical Union; the American Federation of Musicians, the League Against Yellow Journalism, the Bonus Expeditionary Force, and more. Highlights include: Full panes of four different IWW Assessment and Drive stamps, Three different large IWW poster stamps, a 1907 postally used envelope with a large IWW L. U. No. 6 logo, a full sheet of International Workers Order payment stamps, a full sheet of Continental Congress of Workers and Farmers Economic Reconstruction fund raising stamps, a large 25 cent Continental Congress of Workers and Farmers Economic Reconstruction fund stamp on a postally used cover postmarked the first day of the event, International Labor Defense fund raising stamps (John & James McNamara, Father Cox, Otto Richter, Tom Mooney, and the Scottsboro Boys), a full sheet of the "Save the Scottsboro Boys" fund raising stamp, a 1902 postally used promotional envelope for the Brewery Workmen's National Union, amd a postally used official Bonus Army envelope postmarked on August 8, 1932 (ten days after the riot and subsequent eviction of the marchers from the Anacostia flats camps). There are a number of exceptionally scarce items in this collection, and it would take years to assemble one that is comparable.

      [Bookseller: Read 'Em Again Books, ABAA]
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        For Whom the Bell Tolls

      Charles Scribner, New York 1940 - Good condition. Clean text, some breaks in the spine. Ownership marks on the FEP. No photographs within the text, Hemingway photo on back of cover. The d.j has edge wear, small chips, creasing. Deckle edges, some edge wear and foxing. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lowry's Books]
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        Signal - Sonderausgabe der «Berliner Illustrirten Zeitung». 1940, Heft 6-17; 1941, Heft 1-23/24; 1942, Heft 1-23/24; 1943, Heft 1-24; 1944, Heft 1-18; 1945, Heft 1-3 ( 5 Bde.).

      Berlin, 1940.45 2°, pro Heft jew. 46 S. m. zahlr., tlw. farb. Abb., zahlreiche interessante Inserate., Privatbände minimal beschnitten (kein Textverlust). Umschläge mit eingebunden., Einige wenige Blätter mit Einrissen, einige mit kleinen Eckabrissen (Papier sehr fragil), sonst in sehr gutem Zustand. Fast kompletter Satz dieser eindrücklichen propagandistischen Nazi-Zeitschrift die in deutsch nur in der Schweiz erschien. Vorbild für das Blatt war die amerikanische Illustrierte Life. Signal zeichnete sich durch eine für die damalige Zeit herausragende Druckqualität aus. Jede Ausgabe enthielt mehrere. meist acht Farbseiten. was damals noch sehr ungewöhnlich war. Da sich die Zeitschrift an ein ausländisches Publikum richtete. war man bemüht. die Propaganda subtiler zu gestalten als innerhalb des Reiches. Hauptschriftleiter von Signal waren: Harald Lechenperg (1940-41). Heinz Medefind (1941). Wilhelm Reetz (1942-44) und schließlich der SS-Angehörige Giselher Wirsing. Die Mitarbeiter von Signal gehörten zu den besten Journalisten und Bildreportern. die dem nationalsozialistischen Staat zur Verfügung standen. Unter den Fotografen. die für das Blatt arbeiteten. waren Arthur Grimm. Hanns Hubmann. Hilmar Pabel. Benno Wundshammer und André Zucca. - Signal war als Presseorgan der Wehrmacht unterstellt und sollte im deutsch besetzten bzw. verbündeten Ausland für die angeblich europäische Mission des Nationalsozialismus werben. Für das Auswärtige Amt nahm dessen Pressechef Paul Karl Schmidt \"maßgeblichen Einfluss auf die Auslandsillustrierte `Signal´ (...). Neben der Verherrlichung von Nationalsozialismus und Wehrmacht gehörten die Propagierung einer `europäischen Großraumwirtschaft´ unter deutscher Führung und der `Kampf gegen die Bolschewiken´ zu den bevorzugten `Signal´-Themen.\" Der Hinweis auf das gemeinsame Ziel eines Kampfes gegen den ideologischen Todfeind. den Bolschewismus. sollte integrierend wirken. Signal erschien in den jeweiligen Landessprachen in Norwegen. Schweden. Dänemark. den Niederlanden. Belgien. Frankreich. Spanien. Portugal. Polen. Russland. Ungarn. Kroatien. Rumänien. Bulgarien und sogar in einer verkleinerten englischen Ausgabe. die mittels der V-Waffen über den Kanal transportiert wurde. Bis zum Kriegseintritt im Dezember 1941 gelangte die englische Ausgabe auch in die USA. Insgesamt erschienen zwischen April 1940 und März 1945 über hundert reguläre Ausgaben. in der Regel zweimal monatlich mit je vierzig Seiten und ab Herbst 1942 in zwanzig verschiedensprachigen Ausgaben. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Geschichte - Faschismus Zeitschriften

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        Hitler et moi

      Grasset 1940 - - Grasset, Paris 1940, 11,5x18,5cm, relié. - Edition originale de la traduction française, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Reliure à la bradel en plein papier façon cartonnage gaufré, dos lisse, pièce de titre de box gris souris, couvertures conservées, reliure signée de Goy & Vilaine. Très rare envoi autographe signé de Otto Strasser à Pierre Loewel. Rare exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition of the French translation, review copy. Binding to the full paper bradel way embossed cardboard, smooth spine piece of mouse gray box, preserved covers, binding signed Goy & Vilaine. Very rare autograph signed Otto Strasser Peter Loewel. Rare copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        MASS UND WERT.

      Zürich, Oprecht, 1937-1940. - Zweimonatsschrift für freie deutsche Kultur. Hrsg. von Thomas Mann und Konrad Falke. Jahrgänge I bis III sowie Sonderheft in 18 Heften. Gr.-8°. 17 OKart. (drei Rücken mit leichten Fehlstellen, ein Deckel etwas geknickt) sowie OKart. mit OUmschl. 976; 864; 702 SS.; 45 SS., 1 Bl. Sprache: Deutsch, Erste Ausgaben. - Eine der wichtigsten Exilzeitschriften. Mit Texten von Heinrich und Thomas Mann, Hermann Hesse, Ödön von Horváth, Oskar Maria Graf, Ernst Weiss, Alfred Döblin, Robert Musil, Albert Einstein, Jean Paul Sartre, Karl Otten, Max Brod, Hermann Rauschning, Annette Kolb, Georg Kaiser, Jakob Wassermann, Ernst Bloch u.a. - Bürgin III, 3. Dietzel-H. III, 1907. Haack 162. Maas II, 365. Potempa I 5. Renner O 73. Riedel 17. Sternfeld-T. 332. Wilpert-G. 43 (Falke) und Wilpert-G. 68 (Mann). - Gut erhaltene Reihe mit dem Sonderheft "Vom zukünftigen Sieg der Demokratie" von Thomas Mann in der 3. Auflage. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Good Luck and Bad (SIGNED COPY)

      Charles Scribner's Sons 1940 Very Good Hardcover. SIGNED Signed Limited Edition Oblong quarto; full gray cloth with yellow and blue titles top board; moderate soiling and wear, previous owner's inscription on blank page before title page. Contents generally very good with over 100 pages of Brown"s illustrations with short descriptions of horses and riders in regretful circumstances during the course of various faces; each illustration is on a single sheet with caption below; this copy SIGNED AND NUMBERED #419/780.

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        A collection of 48 and a half large sample books of Kyoto silk from the twenties and thirties.

      - Kyoto Orimonoshodo Meikai &c, c1920 to 1940. Various sizes corresponding to quarto or small folio, publisher's cloth or silk with stamped or paper label titles, some still in their card slipcases. Thousands of fabric samples mounted in window card leaves. These were, I'm told, in the family storehouse for decades and insects have sampled several covers and occasionally worked their way into the card leaves. A few covers show signs of mild damp but nothing drastic and there is general dustiness and some browning of card leaves - again nothing drastic - and all but one or two fabric swatches are in excellent shape. There are, out of however many thousand swatches in 48 volumes, perhaps a half dozen missing. The 49th - the half referred to - has about half of its 144 samples removed. These belonged to the Onishi Gofukumise, the Onishi Drygoods Store - kimono drapers of Uchika in the Ehime prefecture - a company that still exists in modern premises in the area. Their stamp is in many volumes and sometimes they have added a date stamp or written in the date, ranging from 1923 to 1938. All are from Kyoto, most under the banner of the Kyoto Orimonoshodo meikai - the textile merchants association. Lists of the member textile firms appear in some volumes. The album titles, those I've been able to decipher, are not much help to me. They seem to be evocative or aspirational - much like the work of contemporary colour namers who label a colour 'harmony' instead of brown and 'hushed loam' rather than shit brown. Perhaps a textile expert will know that 'Encouragement', 'Mikado', 'Star' and 'Maple' (my approximations), if not trade marks, are particular ways of weaving or dyeing. The first thing that struck me looking through these is the quality of book production. Many of these, most of these, are books produced with the same care as the best Kyoto design albums by publishers like Unsodo. There's nothing flimsy or slipshod; these books took a lot of time and care to make. I don't like to boast but I can honestly say I know near as much about silk weaving as I do about playing the pedal steel guitar. Most of these seem to focus on the new season colours rather than patterns, though patterns are certainly there, but the weaving styles aren't by any means plain. There are creped silks, ribbed silks, damask like patterns and other esoteric textures produced by whatever occult means Japanese weavers used to make light play in different ways over the fabric. Whether it's the pre-war born generation dying off or economic shift, a lot of fabulous textile stuff - design and sample albums - of the late 19th and early twentieth century has come out of Japan in the last few years. I've bought some and watched with hungry eyes much more go by and I notice it's slowed to a trickle. I'd like to think there's more to come but I suspect those old company and family storehouses have been pretty much emptied. I doubt another cache as rich as this, so specific to place and time, will be along anytime soon.

      [Bookseller: Richard Neylon]
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        The Wind in the Willows

      New York: The Limited Editions Club,, 1940. With an Introduction by A. A. Milne & Illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Tall quarto. Original quarter white cloth, titles to spine gilt, patterned paper boards, titles to spine and top edge gilt. With 16 colour illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Some mild damp staining to the bottom fore-edge of four leaves, small library sticker to top front pastedown, some light cockling to the bottom of both boards, spine nice and clean, a very good copy. Limited edition of 2,020 copies of which this is number 1413 signed by the designer Bruce Rogers. Rackham had been asked to illustrate the first edition of 1908 but was unable to accept the commission. He deeply regretted the decision, but just before his death he was able to illustrate this Limited Editions Club edition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Pack My Bag

      

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        PIERRE LE ROY ET LA CHRONOMÉTRIE. Préface de l'amiral Lacaze.

      1940 - Paris, Éditions Tardy, 1940. Grand in-quarto (233 X 286) en feuilles sous couverture rempliée, chemise avec lacets ; 146 pages, (2) ff. de table et errata, XXXII planches. ÉDITION ORIGINALE comportant 32 PLANCHES hors-texte en phototypie et 85 illustrations dans le texte. Tirage limité à 450 exemplaires, celui-ci UN des 25 numérotés sur JAPON français de Barjon (n°7), tirage de tête. Exemplaire en PARFAIT ÉTAT. FINE COPY. PICTURES AND MORE DETAILS ON REQUEST. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Happy Valley

      The Viking Press 1940 - Vg black cloth. Spine faded. Ink ownership sig. Elusive first novel by Australia's only (I think) Nobel laureate. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Blick auf das Oberengadin. Orig.-Photographie, 17 x 23 cm auf Trägerblatt u. Halbkarton (28 x 32 cm) montiert .

      ca.1940 Karton min stockfleckig, sonst tadell. Am unteren Rand vom Photographen von Hand betitelt u. signiert («Albert Steiner. St. Moritz»). Albert Steiner (1877 -1965). Seit 1902 selbständiger Portraitphotograph in Genf. Mitarbeiter im Atelier des Berner Malers W. Küpfer in Bern. Ab 1913 Photograph in St. Moritz. Die Portrait- und Landschaftsaufnahmen. die Steiner zum Teil über seinen Postkartenverlag vertrieb. machten in weltbekannt. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Photographie - Orig.-Photographie

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        Verzamelde werken. (Tekstverzorging K. Lekkerkerker).

      Rotterdam (Proza IV: Den Haag; Proza V: Amsterdam), Nijgh & Van Ditmar/ K. Lekkerkerker, 1940-1957. Acht delen. Kopsnede verguld. Verguld halfleer met groflinnen platten. Niet afgesneden. 1e druk. Zes delen in de originele kartonnen foedralen, vier delen zelfs met omslagen van cellofaan. Fraaie, uniform genummerde set (enkel schaafplekje op de rug van Proza III).* Een van de 50 genummerde luxe-exemplaren, gedrukt op Haesbeek (deel 8 (Proza V) op Pannekoek) en gebonden in halfleer.Inliggend: prospectus voor deze uitgave, waarvan de eerste twee delen in april 1940 zouden moeten verschijnen en de andere 4 of 5 later dat jaar.

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        Farewell My Lovely

      Knopf, 1940 A near fine advance review copy in wrappers with a review slip laid in. First edition stated on copyright page. Housed in a custom-made collector's clamshell case.. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Near Fine.

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        The Mixture as Before.

      London: William Heinemann Limited, 1940 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to front board and spine gilt, top edge blue, blue endpapers. With the dust jacket and wraparound band. Bookseller's ticket to rear free endpaper. Some mild toning to contents, an excellent copy in the bright jacket with some minor nicks to extremities and shallow chips to spine ends. First edition, first impression, with the scarce wraparound band. Stott A58. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        L'espèce humaine

      Edition for which he was not drawn large paper, copy with good coverage.Very rare autograph signed Robert Antelme to Francis Ambrière."There is no human species, there is a human species. This is because we are men like them that the SS will ultimately powerless before us.".This fundamental work on the experience of Nazi Camps was the third and last publication of the ephemeral publishing house founded by Marguerite Duras and Robert Antelme, her husband from 1940 to 1946.Unnoticed in this first release confidential, only a few copies were sold, it was put on sale the following year under new covers by Robert Marin, the book suffer the concurrency of the many writings on the subject have appeared immediately after the war. Yet as related by F. Lebelley "at a time when stories abound, the special power of that book, a first sobriety, upsets as a founding text book writer who also took recognizes Duras. , "the wide literature." Robert Antelme never write else. Despite the accolades and honors, the human species will only work of a lifetime. " (in Duras, or the weight of a feather.)Thanks to the intervention of Albert Camus, the book reappears ten years later in 1957 by Gallimard and then knows wider dissemination.Therefore, this book is part of literary history as one of the most important writings facing the painful but necessary reflection on the concentration camps and the human condition. It is after him that writers such as Jorge Semprun his friend will start a new approach to writing the impossible camps.In 1947 Antelme announced in his foreword "just coming back, we reduced our memory with us, our whole living experience and we felt a frantic desire to tell it as it is. And in the early days, however, it seemed impossible to bridge the distance that we found between language and we had this experience [...] How resign ourselves to not try to explain how we had come here? yet we were there. And yet it was impossible. Just start telling us that we were suffocating. To ourselves, what we had to say then we began to seem unimaginable. "Back slightly cracked and having small gaps at the head and foot, a tiny lack the upper corner of the first flat also affected a small tear inconsequential, nice copy.Rare and significant copy, absent from most libraries Domestic and international, including the BNF. La cité universelle Paris 1947 14,5x18,5cm broché

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        Esser Inlay (Epithelial Inlay)

      E.J. Brill Leiden, Holland 1940 - 1940 1st edition of this uncommon and early study of "epitheliel" (or "esser") inlay, a new development at the time in plastic surgery and dermatology. With roughly 1,500 graphic photographs of patients in various stages of pre and post-surgery, this is an exhaustive study of the traumas brought on by skin disease and structural abnormalities and malformations. A G+/VG- copy. Internally clean and still very tightly-bound but missing its spine strip and showing substantial wear along the spine creases. The book is mildly bowed as well and has a degree of rubbing and soiling to the front panel. Small former owner signature to front pastedown. Folio, 322 pgs. plus bibliography. A solid working or reference copy. Heavily used over the years but still strong and sturdy and very scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Chrysis With 15 etchings in color by Louis Icart

      Chrysis LOUYS Pierre. Charles Meunier, Paris 1940. Pierre Louys colorful tale, illustrated with fifteen etchings in color by Louis Icart, of which five out of text. Loose as issued, complete of the original soft wrappers cover, marbling gold chemise and matching slipcase. Chrysis illustrations are among the most beautiful representations of female beauty that Icart has left us. Limited to 147 numbered copies. One of 125 copies on cream wove paper.Condition: Slipcase and chemise slightly worn. Very good copy in very good condition.

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        FLIGHTS OVER ANCIENT CITIES OF IRAN (Special Publication of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago)

      The University of Chicago Press 1940-01-01 - Oversized Hardcover. Very good general condition but exterior moderately soiled. Water staining to edge prelims and and some along bottom of pages. No dust jacket. Previous owner's name. All maps and plates are present. ISBN: B003FSUPEU [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mit der Partei vorwärts! Zehn Jahre Gau Westfalen-Nord

      Lippische Staatszeitung, NS.-Verlag, Detmold 1940 - Gebunden, Leinenrücken, 480 Seiten mit zahlreichen sw-Abbildungen, Einband/Rücken etw. angestoßen/angeschmutzt, Vorsatzblätter mit Knickstellen, sonst ordentlicher/guter Zustand. Enthalten auch ein Verzeichnis der Ehrenzeichenträger im Gau Westfalen-Nord (einschl. Verstorbene) sowie die Träger des Blutordens der Partei. Volumina. - Selten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Rolleston Arms, Watnall, Nottingham

      1940. 1940.1940Pencil and watercolour highlighted with white. Signed Cyril A. Farey and dated 1940, inscribed T. Cecil Howitt FRIBA Architect. 300x405mm, fine condition, with contemporary frame and mount. Exterior view of the Home Brewery Co.'s proposed public house, the Rolleston Arms, Watnall, Nottingham, an attractive Arts and Crafts style building, showing the influence of Howitt's close friend Edwin Lutyens. Although the design does not seem to have been executed, this is a fine example of Farey's drawing, demonstrating his playful use of light and shadow and meticulous attention to detail.

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        Weltentscheidung in der Judenfrage. Der Endkampf nach 3000 Jahren Judenherrschaft. In Verbindung mit dem Institut zum Studium der Judenfrage herausgegeben von Dr.Willi Fr.Könitzer und Hansgeorg Trurnit

      Dresden, Zwinger-Verlag Rudolf Glöß, 1940 - Vollständige Ausgabe im Original-Verlagseinband (Ganzleinen / Leinen / OLn / Ln 4to im Format 22 x 28 cm) mit Rücken- und Deckeltitel in Goldprägung. 304 Seiten, mit vielen Fotoabbildungen auf Kunstdruckpapier und Textabbildungen, Schrift: Fraktur. - Aus dem Inhalt: Der Jude in der Weltgeschichte, von Ministerialrat Dr. Wilhelm Ziegler (Ministerialrat im Reichsministerium für Volksaufklärung und Propaganda) - Judenfeindschaft im Altertum und im Mittelalter, von Prof.Dr. Johann von Leers (Studienleiter der Berliner Verwaltungsakademie) - Der Kampf gegen die Juden in Deutschland von der Aufklärung bis zur Machtübernahme, von Heinz Ballensiefen (Schriftleiter im Institut zum Studium der Judenfrage) - Die Lösung der Judenfrage im nationalsozialistischen Deutschland: Die politische und rassenpolitische Bedeutung der deutschen Judengesetzgebung, von Kurt Frowein - Die kulturelle Auswirkung der Judengesetzgebung im nationalsozialistischen Deutschland, von Erich Kochanowsky - Die Entjudung des deutschen Wirtschaftslebens, von Otto Ernst - Die Lösung der Judenfrage in der Ostmark, von Gerhard Rentner - Das Ende einer "Oase": Die Judenfrage im Sudetenland und im Reichsprotektorat Böhmen und Mähren, von Dr. Rudolf Urban - Die Lösung der Judenfrage in Italien, von Dr Kurt Vogtherr - Der Weltkampf gegen die Juden: Judenfeindschaft und Jugendschutzgesetz in Frankreich, von Heinz Ballensiefen - In Großbritannien und Irland, von Christian H. Bauer - Anfänge organisierter Judenabwehr in den Niederlanden, Belgien und der Schweiz, von Dr. Kurt Vogtherr - Der Kampf gegen die Juden in den nordischen Staaten, von Gerhard Rentner - In Polen und Litauen, von Hans Georg Trurnit - Die Befreiung der Slowakei vom jüdischen Joch, von Dr. Rudolf Urban - Ungarns Judenabwehr im Vormarsch, von Hansgeorg Trurnnit - Rumäniens Judenabwehr, von Hansgeorg Trurnnit - Nordamerika und seine Juden, von Hansgeorg Trurnnit - Lateinamerika: verlorenes Paradies der Juden, von Herbert Jobst - Der Kampf gegen die Juden in der arabischen Welt - Heftige und milde Judenfeindschaft in Südafrika und Australien - Der Krieg 1939: ein Werk des Weltjudentums, ebenfalls von Hermann E. Seifert - Ausländische Stimmen über die Juden - Juden über sich selbst - Aus dem Talmud. - Aus dem Vorwort: "Mag es trotz der für alle Welt offenkundigen Erfahrungen der letzten Jahre immerhin noch in einigen Winkeln der Erde Leute geben, die die ungeheure Bedeutung der Judenfrage für alle Völker und für die Geschichte zumal des europäischen Kontinents nicht begreifen oder gar nicht sehen wollen - in Deutschland kann es seit 1933, seit der mit den Erfolgen des Nationalsozialismus und der Regierung Adolf Hitlers zugleich ständig wachsenden jüdischen Hetze gegen das Reich auch beim letzten Volksgenossen keinen Zweifel mehr darüber geben. Wer hat sich gegen eine Revision von Versailles gestemmt? Wer hat in Antwort auf die außenpolitischen Taten des Führers unaufhörlich zum Krieg gegen Deutschland gehetzt und ständige Kriegsgefahren heraufbeschworen? Wer stand hinter der Aufhetzung Polens durch England? Und wer steht verantwortlich hinter den Kriegserklärungen Englands und Frankreichs an Deutschland? Hundert solcher Fragen, an Millionen deutsche Volksgenossen gerichtet, werden immer nur eine einzige, klare, unmissverständliche Antwort erhalten, eine Antwort, die aus der Erfahrung des deutschen Volkes an seinem eigenen Leib und Leben kommt: Der Jude! Und nochmals: Der Jude!" - Kriegsdruck, Erstausgabe in ganz guter Erhaltung: Bindung gelockert, Einband mit ganz leichten Gebrauchsspuren, Heftklammern angerostet, rechte obere Ecke vom Titelblatt fehlt (ohne Textverlust), sonst gut. - 3.Reich, Großdeutschland im 2.Weltkrieg, Schächtverbot in Polen, Schächtabgabe, Entjudung in Deutschland, Ostjuden, Kampf des Weltjudentums gegen das deutsche Volk und Reich, Weltjuda, Adolf Hitler und der Jude, Antisemitismus, scharfer judenfeindlicher Standpunkt, NS.-Schrifttum, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut S [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Ashbourne Portrait of Shakespeare; Long Galley Proofs, for Connoisseur Magazine, with 2 Page ALS from H. M. Hake

      Unbound. Long Galley Proofs, 7 pages, with numerous holograph corrections by Spielmann, for an article in Connoisseur Magazine, c. 1940 [together with] Autograph letter signed, from H. M. Hake to Spielmann, dated Feb. 16, 1940, 2 pages, informing Spielmann of an article appearing in the January 1940 issue of The Scientific American stating that x-ray technology reveals that Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, may have written Shakespeares plays. [Together with] Scientific American, January 1940 issue. The galley proofs, the letter and Scientific American are very good to fine.

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        You Have Seen Their Faces

      Viking Press, New York 1940 - Near fine in a near fine unclipped dust jacket, with the second state jacket showing a hint of wear at the crown and foot, else near fine and unfaded. Previous owner's bookplate to the front pastedown, no other markings or inscriptions. One of the seminal titles in photography book publishing and cited in every survey (Roth, Open Book, Parr, and so on). A most attractive copy of the second printing of this title. Very nice indeed. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Roger Fry. A Biography.

      The Hogarth Press, London, 1940. First Edition, first printing. Demy 8vo. 307pp. Green cloth lettered in gold at spine. With a self-portrait frontispiece, seventeen photographs and reproductions and a brief foreword in the form of a letter from Margery Fry to Virginia Woolf. A sliver of discolouration to cloth edges where the dust wrapper is defective, and some fading to the backstrip and rear board. Half-title browned. A very good copy in dust wrapper reproducing Vanessa Bell's portrait of Fry. The wrapper is lightly dust marked at the rear panel with a handful of very minor miscellaneous blemishes to the spine panel and four or five small portions of loss to top edge and the tips of several corners; yet this remains an exceedingly crisp and well preserved example of the dust wrapper. 2,530 copies were printed. Kirkpatrick A25.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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        Tropic of Cancer

      Medusa, 1940 Henry Miller's own copy of his masterpiece, an unauthorized bootleg edition reportedly printed in Mexico. The true First American edition of Miller's first book for which he would earn literary immortality. This copy is inscribed by Miller on the front free endpaper as follows: "Author's own copy. Return to Henry Miller, Big Sur, California." There were 1000 copies of the Medusa edition printed by the publisher Jacob Brussel who eventually went to prison for publishing pornography. Between 200 and 500 extra copies which later printed and went to New York, where they were sold privately. The beige cloth covers and the contents are in very good, clean and tight condition. A rare signed copy of this 1st US edition. Precedes the US trade edition published by Grove Press some 20 years later. Housed in a custom-made collector's clamshell case.. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

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        Komplett original mappe med 12 signerte trykk: Niels Bohr. Carl Bosch. William Bragg. Louis de Broglie. Leon Calmette Marie Curie. Gustaf Dalén. Albert Einstein. Max Planck. Ernest Rutherford. J. J. Thompson. Lars Vegard.

      U. stad. U.å. Stor Folio. Brun rygg utan tekst. Alle portretta er signerte og nummererte 16/40. "Henrik Lund" trykt på framsida. Helsing frå 1940 på innsida.. På innsida av mappa er skrive med blyant: "Trykt i -40- førti - eksemplarer hvorav dette er No 16. Henrik Lund"

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        Ritz Theatre: Without a Home (Movie Poster)

      Ritz Theatre, New York 1940 - One of the first Yiddish talking movies - An Entertaining Piece of Jewish Americana(MOVIE POSTER) Ritz Theatre. Without a Home, Bride of Frankenstein and Dracula’s Daughter. New York City: circa 1940. Three color poster in English and Yiddish. Measures 21 inches x 29 inches. Some cracking on bottom with amateur tape repairs on verso, otherwise Good condition.ONE OF THE EARLIEST YIDDISH TALKING MOVIES WITH ENGLISH SUB-TITLES IN THE UNITED STATESWithout a Home (On a Heym). Poland 1939. 88 minutes. B&W Yiddish with new English subtitles. Director: Alexander Martin. An Adolph Mann Production. Songs by Szajewiez. Cinematography: Jonil Owicz. Adapted from a stage play by Jacob Gordin. Cast: Ida Kaminska, Alexander Martin, Dzigan and Schumacher.The last Yiddish feature made in Poland before WWII, this 1939 film was based on a 1907 play by the prolific playwright Jacob Gordin. Best known for his folksy didacticism and moralism, Gordin brought the common life of the Lower East Side to the Yiddish stage. Without a Home is the story of the separation and hardships faced by immigrants in America at the turn of the century. It is intended by Gordin to symbolize the uprooted Jewish immigrant family and by extension, the Jewish people, was a particularly poignant one for Jewish film audiences in Poland on the eve of WW II. The film underscored the growing sense among Polish Jews facing the Nazi threat and increasing anti-Semitism in Poland that they too might soon be "without a home." (From The National Center for Jewish Film) The Ritz Theatre at 180th Street and Boston Road in the Bronx opened in 1927 and later became The Yiddish Art Theatre due to the heavy concentration of Yiddish speakers in the area.

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        A CHRISTMAS CAROL IN PROSE, BEING A GHOST STORY OF CHRISTMAS

      New York: Monastery Hill Press, 1940. Top edge gilt. Gilt-panelled spine. Covers bordered by twin double-ruled fillets, corner holly berries. Central front cover inlay of Bob Cratchit in a dancing pose using four different colors. Chapter heads and text illustrations in block color technique. A beautiful edition of this Christmas classic. 148pp.. First Reed Edition. Full Crimson Morocco. Nearly Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Philip Reed. Small Octavo.

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        The Connection Between Spin and Statistics in Physical Review, Volume 58, Second Series, Number 8, October 15, 1940, pp 716-723

      FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPS OF PAULI'S 1940 SPIN-STATISTICS RELATION PROOF. In 1939, the first spin-statistics relation was formulated by Swiss physicist Markus Fierz. Pauli rederived Fierz's formula and his 1940 proof ". . has been the standard for almost sixty years" (Ian Duck & E. C. G. Sudarshan, Pauli and the spin-statistics theorem, 1998, p. x). "The explanation of the spin-statistics connection by Fierz and Pauli and by Luders and Zumino and by Burgoyne in the late 1950s ranks as one of the great triumphs of relativistic quantum field theory" (Zee, Quantum Field Theory, 2010). The spin-statistics theorem relates particle spin to the particle statistics it obeys. "It clarifies one of the great mysteries of non-relativistic quantum theory: the contrasting symmetry properties of the wave functions of particles of integer (boson) versus half-integer (fermionic) spin" (Duncan, The Conceptual Framework, 2012). Pauli first stated his exclusion principle in 1925, proposing "that electron states are defined using four quantum numbers, and no two electrons with the same set of quantum numbers can occupy the same electron shell" (Wenner Collection). The 1940 paper offered here represents the completion of Pauli's work on the exclusion principle, this because by demonstrating why fermions obey the principle by proving that integer spin particles are bosons, while half integer spin particles are fermions (the spin-statistics theorem)" (Wenner Collection). Put another way, Pauli casts the exclusion principle as "a consequence of the spin-statistics theorem. What happens is that particles with a half-integer spin must have an antisymmetric wave function. This means that, if we exchange any two particles, the sign of the wave function must invert" (Yerle, A Physics Challenge). 'It was thinking about how to reconcile the Klein-Gordon and Dirac equations, and the existence of all these particles (how many more might be discovered?) that led Pauli to one of the most subtle concepts of modern physics - the spin-statistics theorem. In his 1940 paper, Pauli identified a vital connection between spin and quantum statistics… According to Pauli, particles of half-integer spin obey Fermi-Dirac statistics (and, hence, are now called 'fermions') and those of integer spin obey Bose-Einstein statistics ('bosons'). Mathematically speaking, the quantization of fields with half-integer spin relies on 'plus' commutation relations, whereas that of fields with integer spin uses 'minus' commutation relations. "Put another way, the wave function of a system of bosons is symmetric if any pair of bosons is interchanged, but is antisymmetric for interchanged particles in a system of fermions. Subtle indeed, but from Pauli's spin-statistics connection arises the exclusion principle for fermions, with its implications for atomic structure, and a 'non-exclusion' principle for bosons - many bosons can adopt the same quantum state at once, as happens in a Bose-Einstein condensate. Further particle discoveries since 1940 and the subsequent building of the 'standard model' have also served to confirm that nature works with both integer and half-integer spins' (Alison Wright, 'Milestone 7 (1940): Spin-statistics connection', Milestones Timeline, 28 Feb. 2008, Nature Portal). CONDITION & DETAILS: Original wraps. Lancaster: The American Physical Society. 4to (10.5 x 8 inches; 263 x 200mm). The slightest of toning at the edges of the wraps and pages. Near fine condition.

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        The Labyrinthine Ways

      Viking Press 1940 - First edition, 1940. Very good, first edition, first issue, with pages transposed. Advance review copy with review slip. No DJ. In specially made quarter-bound black leather slipcase, with gilt lettering on spine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        THE AFFAIR IN DEATH VALLEY

      Dodd, Mead 1940 - Minor wear to bottom edges of boards; otherwise a bright, clean, square, fairly tight copy. DJ has wear to edges with small tears and light creases; wear to folds with light flaking; spine sunned with minor color loss; small "M. C." inked on upper front panel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Arab War Being Despatches Reprinted from the Secret "Arab Bulletin"

      

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        The Labyrinthine Ways

      The Viking Press 1940 - First US edition, first printing, second state. (Stated "FIRST PUBLISHED IN MARCH 1940" on copyright page; pages 165/6 and 255/256 are cancels, correctly paginated, both stating "Chapter Three" at top. No author's note and altered dedication.) 301 p. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. A bit of dust soiling, former owner's name on front end paper, else fine. Jacket price intact ($2.50), chipped at head, upper corners and tail, creased closed tear at spine. Light staining and rubbing at back panel. The first US publication of Greene's The Power and the Glory, alternately titled. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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