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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. .

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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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        Illustrated Guide to Yosemite Valley

      Crocker 1940 - Stiff blue paper covers, spiral bound. Signed by Ansel Adams on title page. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Front cover lightly rubbed; minor wear to edges; else very good copy of an uncommon first printing of this book, rarely found signed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Book 'Em]
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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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        Old Lights for New Chancels. Verses topographical and amatory. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY TO DAVID ROWLANDS

      John Murray 1940 - 8vo., First Edition, with a portrait frontispiece, endpapers lightly spotted; original blue cloth, backstrip with paper label printed in black, blue silk marker, a very good, clean copy. A PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR TO DAVID ROWLANDS WITH THE FORMER'S SIGNED HOLOGRAPH INSCRIPTION (DATED CHRISTMAS 1941) ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER. This copy was presented in return for a copy of Rowlands' 'Autumn Twilight' (published in an edition of 50 signed copies). A splendid literary presentation copy of an early collection of Betjeman's verse. Peterson A8a; Stapleton, I.18. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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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

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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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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        SIGNAL - SIGNALE Edizione speciale della ?Berliner Illustrirte Zeitung?61 numéros en langue italienne et 16 numéros en langue française, reliés en 4 volumes.Langue italienne: 1940: 4 - 5 et 6 (dont il manque la couverture et les 2 premières pages). 1941: 9 - 10 - 12 - 13 - 14 - 15 - 16 - 17 - 18 - 19 - 20 - 21 - 22 - 23/24.1942: 22 numéros, manque le numéro 12 pour que l?année soit complète.1943: Numéros 1 - 3 - 4 - 5- 6 -7 - 8 - 10 - 11 - 13- 15 - 16 - 17 - 18 - 19.1944: Fascicolo 2 - 3 - 5 - 6 - 8 10.Langue française:1940: Numéros 8 - 9 - 10 - 11 - 12 - 13 et 14 (manque la couverture et les 4 premières pages) - 15 - 16 - 17.1941: Numéros: 1 - 2 - 3 et 4 (manque la couverture et les 2 premières pages) - 5 - 7.

      Deutscher Verlag 1940-1944, Berlin, - demi percaline-rouges, titre au dos doré, sauf indication toutes les couvertures ont été conservées.A la fin du volume de 1943/1944 ont été ajouté 10 numéros du ?The Illustrated London News?de juin à septembre 1945.

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie du Varis]
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        The Hamlet.

      Random House, 1940 - First edition, first printing. Small bookseller's label to lower front free endpaper, slight rubbing, still fine in near fine, unchipped dust jacket with some toning to rear panel and the slightest of darkening to spine panel, in mylar cover. A handsome copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: THE HERMITAGE BOOKSHOP ABAA Member]
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        I Married Adventure

      New York: Lippincott, 1940. First Edition, early, but unstated printing. Signed and dated by the author to a previous owner, "with very best African wishes". In Very Good condition, in original dust jacket, with price intact. Early pages show a diagonal crease. Foxing to cloth. The dust jacket shows fading, chipping and edge wear with loss at the head of the spine, and splits starting at the flap folds. A lovely copy, signed by Osa Johnson.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Men in Print

      London Golden Cockerel Press 1940 - 7 5/8 in. x 10 1/8 in. No. 298 of 500 copies. Literary criticism by Lawrence. Bound in linen boards with blue crushed morocco spine and hinges; raised bands; top edge gilt, rough cut fore-edge. Tiny speckles appear on the end-papers and some blank pages in both front and back. A small bare spot on lower edge of spine. In its original fragile slipcase which has tears, cracks, and some staining at the extremities. A near fine copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Plakat - Kandersteg. Lithographie.

      Aarau, Trüb & Co., ca. 1940 - 101 x 63 cm, Zustand A (kleine Randläsuren) 1000 gr.

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        Plakat - Brienz Rothornbahn. Tiefdruck.

      Zürich, Fretz, ca. 1940 - 102 x 64 cm, Zustand A 1000 gr.

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        Farewell, My Lovely

      Knopf 1940 - First Edition, First Printing. A magnificent copy of this true first edition. This original dustjacket is vibrant in color, with no chips or tears and looks about new with light restoration. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with only a hint of wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean, with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a stunning copy of this highly collectable book seldom seen in such amazing shape. We buy Chandler First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Woman with pottery

      1940. Gouache painting. 21 x 14 inches. Signed and dated 1940. Framed and glazed. The artist did murals with Diego Rivera.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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      New York: William Morrow and Company, 1940. - First edition. Fine, bright, tight copy in fine, unfaded dust jacket. Arch-competitor Harry Peavis secretly buys stock in florist Mildred Faulkner's small, family-owned business. To keep from being muscled out of her own company, Mildred goes to Perry Mason. But then Mildred's brother-in-law bets and loses stock shares in a poker game with a sleazy ex-con and his girlfriend. When both are found dead, the trail of evidence leads back to Mildred. An exceptional copy of this Perry Mason mystery story. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        The Case of the Silent Partner

      William Morrow 1940 - A fine first edition in a near fine dust jacket with original price of $2.00 still on front flap of dust jacket and 1940 on the title page and no mention of later printings on the copyright page. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        For Whom the Bell Tolls

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1940. First. First edition. Foxing to the boards and the endpapers, a very good copy in a very near fine (possibly supplied, but was with the book when it came to us) second issue dustwrapper with a little rubbing. Author James Jones's copy with his ownership Signature on the front pastedown. An interesting association between two men who are probably best known for their war novels. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1940 - Tan cloth boards. Red trim with black lettering. Hemingway's fourth novel, his longest and most ambitious published during his lifetime, a narrative drawing freely on his personal experiences during the Spanish Civil War. Made into a movie. Satisfaciton guaranteed. 471pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: History Bound LLC]
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        For Whom The Bell Tolls

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940. First Edition with all issue points. "A" on the copyright page, first issue dust jacket with no photo credit on the reverse under the photo of Hemingway, $2.75 price on front dustjacket flap, 471 pp. Condition: Faint offsetting to pastedowns and endpapers as shown in scans, chipping and tears along edges dustjacket front and rear cover and ends of spine. Binding is tight and text block is clean. There is spacing between the backstrap and the text block when the book is opened to the middle as shown in last two scans. Tanning to the spine, some soiling to boards, edges of boards and spine, rub to spine title. . First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Harrisons Books]
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      - Dibujos de J. Escassi. Fotografías de Ksado. Barcelona, Ediciones Patria, 1940, 23x31, sin paginar 48 págs. y 6 láminas. De la tirada de 650 ejemplares en papel lito-extra anaranjado. Encuadernado en holandesa bien realizada con la lomera y puntas en piel , conserva la cubierta original. Perfecto estado. Muy raro en comercio. (51927).

      [Bookseller: Librería J. Cintas]
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        30,000 On The Hoof

      Harper and Brothers Publishers New York (1940) - First Edition. George Giguere dustajcket art. PublisherÕs Advance Salesman Dummy. Twelve pages, 4 pages of text from the novel. Very Scarce. Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket with rubbing to spine ends and flap corners. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        Happy Landing!

      New York: Arcadia House. 1940. First. First edition. Fine in fine, price-clipped dustwrapper. Young woman works in a cafe outside of a Texas paratrooper training school, two men fall for her, she follows them to Fort Benning. The Georgia-born Peggy Gaddis Dern wrote under both the names Peggy Gaddis and Peggy Dern. This copy Inscribed by the author to her sister: "To Goldie, the nicest sister anyone could have, with much love --- Peggy Dern, 1943." A nice association in an attractive copy. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Farewell, my Lovely.

      Knopf, New York 1940 - 20 cm; 375, [3] pages. Cloth in dust jacket. Dust jacket frayed, chipped with some loss, and stained lightly on upper panel. Text unblemished, if well read. True first edition that has been around the block. Writers at BBC Radio 4 came up with a brief summary of Raymond Chandler (1888-1959) that beats the hell out of anything I could come up with: "Philip Marlowe is a moral man in an amoral world. California in the 1940s and 1950s is as beautiful as a ripe fruit and rotten to the core, reflecting all the tarnished glitter of the American Dream. ." Farewell My Lovely (1940) was Chandler's second novel, and has been adapted for film three times. When Philip Marlowe sees a huge, loudly dressed man casually throwing a bouncer out onto the the pavement as he goes into a bar, he knows it's time to walk away, so he follows him inside. The big guy is Moose Molloy, recently released from an eight-year prison sentence and now on the hunt for his old sweetheart, a red-haired nightclub singer named Velma Valento. Marlowe follows a trail which includes a stick-up, blackmail, an irresistable blonde, a psychic, drugs and murder, and it leads him all the way to the top of a corrupt state of California. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rodger Friedman Rare Book Studio, ABAA]
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        THE D. A. GOES TO TRIAL (First Edition, Warmly Inscribed)

      New York: William Morrow, 1940. Gardner, Erle Stanley. THE D. A. GOES TO TRIAL. New York: William Morrow, (1940). First Edition. A FINE bright copy in a VERY GOOD (Priced $2.00) ORIGINAL DUST JACKET (lightly used, a few tiny chips, a little edge-worn). WARMLY INSCRIBED on the front-free endpaper:"To Tee/ who is a swell writer and a damn good friend of the whole Fiction Factory/ with love/ Erle Stanley Gardner / August 1940." Tee Rose, a young writer from San Francisco, was a lifelong friend of ESG and she always was presented with Gardner's latest book -- usually immediately upon publication. We have in stock quite a few of his presentation copies to her dating from 1934 to the early 1960s. THE D. A. GOES TO TRIAL is the fourth of nine novels written by Gardner about small town California district attorney Doug Selby and fictional Madison City where all hell seems to break loose on a regular basis.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good.

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        Sketches in Belgium and Germany

      London: Hodgson & Graves, 1940. First Edition. Quarter Morocco. Very Good Minus. 26 tinted plates, each measuring 21.5 by 14 inches, or 54 by 34 cm, of Bruges, Heidelberg, Nuremburg, Cologne, Liege, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Louvain, Antwerp, Munich, Oudenarde, Treves, etc. The inclusion of Austrian cities might seem anomalous, but it should be realized that Germany as a modern nation was not yet in existence and so the designation of "Germany" in the title referred to areas where German was the predominant language. Rebacked with red morocco. Boards have considerable wear, with marbled paper pastedown suffering some abrasion losses and heavy edgewear. The plates are on card thick paper. Light occasional foxing in margins. With bookplate of library on FEP and a small embossed stamp on title from same. Otherwise no evidence of ex-lib.

      [Bookseller: White Fox Rare Books and Antiques]
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      PANORAMA FANTASY NO PUBLICATION INFORMATION OR TEXT BUT PURCHASED WITH A.. PANORAMA. FANTASY. no publication information or text (but purchased with a group of Hebrew books from 1940). Oblong 4to (9 1/4 x 8 1/4"), pictorial boards bound accordion style with 8 illustrations (4 panels illustrated on both sides), VG+. This unusual book actually shows 2 fantasy trips that take place in the Middle East. It begins in a child's room with the window wide open and toys on the floor but no child. The child is seen flying on top of a giant winged insect, he is then seen walking toward a large castle, then boating down a river, then in a flying chariot pulled by a giant bird. Meanwhile the toys have come alive and are guided by a wizard. They visit the Sphinx in Egypt, a walled city (Jerusalem?) and end up back in the room with the wizard performing magic. Theoretically the child could make up any story to accompany the pictures which are fine color lithographs filling each panel.

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        TERRY AND THE PIRATES (1940)

      Columbia 1940 - Vintage original 41 x 81" (101 x 202 cm.) three sheet poster, USA. William Tracy, Jeff York, Joyce Bryant, Allen Jung, dir: James W. Horne; Columbia. Based on the very popular atmospheric comic strip serial, today this feature is high camp with its B production values. The poster, though, is full of the colorful characters and action. On linen. VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Walter Reuben, Inc.]
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        Summer Lightning

      Herbert Jenkins 1940 - London. A fine copy of the tenth printing in a wrapper which has been secured with invisible archival tape along the top edge .This title turns up rarely and I have only ever seen one copy of the first in wrapper .Most of the major collections have a copy but they were found twenty years ago ,since then few copies have surfaced so this title may be similiar to Money for Nothing where there were only 500 copies of the first . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dick Neal Fine Books]
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        Brain Waves and Death

      Scribners, New York, New York 1940 - Later printing. Good with a slightly cocked spine, light fraying at the bottom of the spine and bottom corners, light soiling along the top edge, in a fair dustwrapper with interior tape repairs, wear along the edges and top of the spine. Murders in a scientific laboratory. Scarce with dustwrapper. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        ORIGINAL pencil, crayon and watercolor drawing, captioned "Davy Jones Locker"

      n.p, n.d., ca. 1940s - A striking image of an underwater scene, showing the wrecks of various vessels, from Norse longboat to galleon, to liner, to Nazi U-boat, surrounding a uniformed nautical officer, presumably Lord Nelson. Gordon Ross (1873-1946) was a prolific artist, working mostly in watercolor, from his early days in his native Scotland. As a book artist he tackled everything from Dickens to Shakespeare, including a number of titles for The Limited Editions Club. He is also noted for his sporting work, which included illustrations for The Derrydale Press, Surtees's Jorrocks Jaunts and Jolities, and several large prints of notable sportsmen, including Sir Thomas Lipton, Hugo Meynell, Peter Beckford, and Surtees himself. The eminent collector A. Edward Newton, who wrote the introduction to the Surtees edition, praised Ross in his book End Papers: "No one now living in Great Britain and doing work in his line can compare with Gordon Ross, now living in New York.He has no living superior; I doubt if he has his equal for the very quality needed to illustrate a humorous classic." A superb draftsman, with a gift for portraiture, Ross's work has an ingratiating quality of lively elegance; his originals very seldom come on the market 16 x 12-3/4 inches. . Unframed, on paper laid onto board

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Riviera Coupe" Concept Art

      [Detroit] 1940 - A conceptual precursor of the famous Riviera of a later era This Arbib drawing was from his early involvement with GM's Styling Section under Harley Earl. It anticipates the famous Buick Riviera, which first appeared in 1949, also a 2 door hardtop. The Riviera Buick is most famous for the one which appeared on the market in 1963. Like this distant predecessor, it was sleek and sexy, comfortable and speedy. Arbib's drawing emphasizes the sleek contoured shape that seems the antithesis of the boxy cars of the 20's. At evening, in a California-like (or Riviera) seaside setting, the stylish coupe with its stylish driver pull up in front of a neo-Moorish portal where woman who looks like a model awaits him, cool and handsome like the car. Richard Arbib was a tireless industrial designer whose work ranged from watches to yachts, and included many lasting automotive innovations. Born in Gloversville, New York of Egyptian parentage, he attended Pratt. He worked on GM's exhibition at the 1939 World's Fair, and then various automotive, industrial and military designers (during the war) until he set up his own firm in New York in 1949. His work during the 1950's was especially important to the future as many of his dynamic and "space-age" designs were incorporated into production models of the late 50's, 60's and 70's. He also supplied illustrations to science fiction magazines and novels. Frederick Sharf, Richard H. Arbib 1917-1995 Visionary American Designer. 2006. Mixed media on paper. Signed "Richard H. Arbib" and dated "9/24/40" [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Building Plans, Topography Maps, Elevations, and Interior Details for the Residence of Mr. & Mrs. W. H. Black at 1424 Kearny St., San Francisco.

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, October 1939 - January 1940. - Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 17" x 22". 11 sheets. Job #205. File #1836. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

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        PROSPETTIVE diretto da Malaparte - 1940-1943 - seconda serie - TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO, Roma, Edizioni di Prospettive, 1940

      - 25 x 35, carta giallina pesante con grafica assai moderna, anche a colori sgargianti. Periodico mensile, poi bimestrale, ANIMATO E BEN DIRETTO DA CURZIO MALAPARTE. Dopo le prime uscite gradite ai notabili del regime, inventò aperture assai coraggiose, sia nell'ambito nazionale con inchieste "quasi spregiudicate", aprendo però anche alla cultura europea. Importanti i contributi artistici e letterari (Carlo Bo, Mario Luzi, Alberto Moravia, e altri numerosi, validi collaboratori). Dettaglio titoli dei vari fascicoli : ANNO PRIMO 1940 NUM. 1 (15 gennaio ) SURREALISMO E L?ITALIA NUM. 2 (15 febbraio) I GIOVANI NON SANNO SCRIVERE NUM. 3 (15 marzo) LE MUSE CRETINE NUM. 4 (15 aprile) NOSTRO PECCATO NUM. 5 (15 maggio) LANA CAPRINA NUM. 6-7 (15 giugno-15 lug) CADAVERI SQUISITI NUM. 8-9 (15 ago-15 sett) AVERE VOCE IN ?CAPITOLI? NUM. 10 (15 ottobre) L?ASSENZA, LA POESIA NUM. 11-12 (15 dicembre) MISTERI DELLA POESIA ANNO SECONDO 1941 NUM. 13 (15 gennaio) MORALE E LETTERATURA NUM. 14-15 (15 febb-15 mar) SETTE LIRICHE E 3 PROSE DI CAMPANA INEDITE . NUM. 16-17 (15 apr-1 mag) CONDIZIONE DELLA FORMA NUM. 18-19 (15 giu-15 lug) APOLLO IN AMERICA NUM. 20-21 (15 ago-15 sett) MEMORIA E ROMANZO NUM. 22 (15 ottobre) L?UOMO E IL PERSONAGGIO NUM. 23-24 (15 nov.-15 dic) SINCERITA? DEI NARRATORI ANNO TERZO 1942 NUM. 25-27 (15 genn-15 mar) PAURA DELLA PITTURA NUM. 28-29 (15 apr-15 magg) IL SANGUE OPERAIO NUM. 30-31 (15 giu-15 lug) PARTICOLARI ROMANZESCHI NUM. 32-33 (15 ago-15 sett) LA PRESENZA, LA POESIA NUM. 34-36 (15 ott- 15 dic) LE ULTIME ANIME BELLE ANNO QUARTO 1943 NUM. 37 (15 gennaio) O MATEMATICHE SEVERE NUM. 38-39 (15 febb-15 mar) CRITICA DELLA CRITICA. A distanza di otto anni , nel dicembre 1951, è uscito anche IL NUMERO 40-41 (GUERRA E SCIOPERO), che non possediamo. Tutti i fascicoli, in buone condizioni, sono alloggiati in una elegante scatola creata appositamente. La collezione viene offerta a

      [Bookseller: Ferraguti service s.a.s. - Rivisteria]
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        Rheinlandschaft beim alten Flugplatz Basel. Oel auf Leinwand.

      1940 - Um 1940. Bildgrösse 67x95 cm. Unsigniert. Gerahmt 75x102 cm. Provenienz: 2010 vom Vorbesitzer bei Auktion Kornfeld erworben.

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        COLECCION DE CRONICAS ESPAÑOLAS (9 vols.) (obra completa)

      ESPASA-CALPE 1940-46, Madrid - (Cronicas Españolas) de 500 a 600 pp. 25x19 cm. I: El Victorial, Crónica de Don Pero niño, Conde de Buelna. II: Crónica de Don Álvaro de Luna, condestable de Castilla. III: Hechos del Condestable Don Miguel Lucas. IV: Memorial de Hazañas, Crónica de Enrique IV. V-VI: Crónica de los Reyes Católicos, por Fernando del Pulgar. VII: Ha Emperador Carlos V. VIII: Crónica del Halconero de Juan II Pedro Carrillo. IX: Refundición de la crónica del Halconero (GASTOS DE ENVÍO INCLUIDOS EN EL PRECIO, para España, pago por transferencia) . HISTORIA ESPAÑA MEDIVAL EDAD MODERNA BIBLIOFILIA 39444 CA-3A Oferta Especial: La librería Ducable Libros ofrece por tiempo limitado un descuento del 20% en todo su inventario. All items discounted by 20%. Precio original de este ejemplar / Original price of this book: 1456 euros. Muy buen estado general, intonso

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        ROGER FRY. A Biography.

      The Hogarth Press, London 1940 - Woolf, Virginia. ROGER FRY. A Biography. London: The Hogarth Press, 1940. First Edition of Virginia Woolf's biography of artist and art scholar Roger Fry, founder of the Omega Workshops. A fine copy in green cloth, gilt titles to the spine in an excellent pictorial dustwrapper portraying Vanessa Bell's portrait of Fry on the front cover. Black and white frontis Roger Fry, A Self-Portrait. 8vo. 307 pp. 'From the start, Woolf was extremely ambivalent about the project of writing the biography not only of someone who had been a close friend but who had also been her sister's lover'. Hussey, Mark. Kirkpatrick and Clarke A25a. Woolmer 475. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Roger Fry: A Biography

      The Hogarth Press, London 1940 - First edition. Very slight sunning at the spine ends else fine in near fine dustwrapper with some modest toning and a couple of very short tears. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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