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        Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States from July 19, 1940 to January 20, 1941

      Washington: The White House, Christmas, 1941 - One of 75 numbered copies; signed "FDR" on the colophon and additionally inscribed on the front free endpaper, "For Rudolph Forster with a Happy Christmas from Franklin D. Roosevelt." Vellum spine a bit foxed, else near fine in the original slipcase, which is cracked, but in very good condition. The recipient was Executive Clerk at the White House under several Presidents. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        (War Speeches). Into Battle. The Unrelenting Struggle. The End of the Beginning. Onwards to Victory. The Dawn of Liberation. Victory. Secret Session Speeches. Compiled [Edited] by Randolph S. Churchill [and] Charles Eade

      London: Cassell, 1941-46. Seven volumes, first editions, 8vo. Black and white photographic illustrations. Cloth, d.w.'s, one price clipped, some general but mostly light chipping and loss to spine ends and corners, final wrapper foxed.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Basic Chess Endings

      Philadelphia: David McKay Co , 1941 xiv+573 pages with diagrams. Small Octavo. bound in original publisher's brown cloth with gilt lettering and stamping to spine and cover issued without jacket. Signed and limited to 500 copies of which this is number 26. (Limited edition not in Betts) First edition.Fine had an exceptionally brief but fruitful international career before changing from grandmaster to psychiatrist. Within three years, 1935-8, he developed from an unknown American master into co-winner of AVRO 1938, one of the highest-rated events ever held. Yet when chess revived after the second World War Fine was too busy with his studies to accept an invitation to the World Championship tournament of 1948. After AVRO 1938. Fine concentrated on writing chess books. Altogether he wrote more than a dozen works. (Golombek: 116p)Condition:Previous owner's name in pencil limitation page else a very good to fine copy.

      [Bookseller: The Book Collector]
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        France Speaks! A Weekly Correspondence on Democratic France. Vol. I, No. 1 (September 1941) through Vol. 1, No. 51 (June 5, 1943) (lacking 5 issues).

      46 of 51 issues, each approx. 7-10 pp., of the self-published weekly newsletter edited by Albert Grand (with Jean Rollins, Sept. 1941-July 1942), reporting from New York on Nazi occupied France, with substantial coverage of the Vichy government policies and trials, internments and deportations, the resistance movement, Communist Party and trade union activities, economic and industrial conditions, and censorship, with important primary source material including Franco-German propaganda and personal correspondence, predominantly in English with some French. Typed, mimeographed sheets, printed recto only. 4to. Printed wrpps., this collection gathered into cardboard binder with metal tabs, orig. staples removed. New York 1941-1943.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books]
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        Heute gehört uns Deutschland | Today, Germany is ours; | Morgen die ganze Welt!" | Tomorrow, the whole world. | OH, YEAH"? (poster)

      U. S. Government Printing Office, 1941 - Poster. Halftone printed in black, olive green, and red on uncoated off-white paper. 19.7 x 15.9 in. / 50 x 40.4 cm. Verso blank. Formerly folded. This very early World War II propaganda poster depicts a hideous quintet of helmeted Nazi soldiers with wild eyes and filed teeth singing from sheet music against a bright red background. The original German text to the song appears above in olive green in modernized German Gothic type; the interlinear English translation is in black. The rejoinder, below, is in large, italic sans-serif capitals. Only one copy located, at Northwestern University. After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Sunday, December 7, 1941, the US declared war on Monday, the 8th. Isolationist opposition to US involvement in the European war crumbled on Thursday, the 11th, when both Germany and Italy declared war on us, and America returned the favor. Until then, we had been a neutral nation, ostensibly, though Roosevelt’s invention of Lend Lease to provide war matériel to the Allies was anything but neutral. It is almost inconceivable that this inflammatory design could have been used publicly by the War Department before hostilities began. It must have been created within the first three weeks of the war and published shortly thereafter. The poster was folded, but it has been cleaned and flattened professionally. A few pale marginal stains remain, but it is a fresh and harrowing image.

      [Bookseller: Laurence McGilvery, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Never Give a Sucker an Even Break [The Great Man] (Original screenplay for the 1941 film)

      Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1941. Draft script for the 1941 film, here under the working title %The Great Man,% with holograph annotations on nearly every page. W.C. Fields' last starring film before his death in 1946. Told as a "real life" film starring Fields as himself, "Never Give a Sucker an Even Break" is an off-beat and slightly bizarre spoof on the Hollywood and filmmaking industry of Fields' time. The film doesn't quite follow a storyline, and is instead intentionally riddled with inconsistencies, forgotten characters, and wacky plot holes. Light blue titled wrappers. Title page integral with the first page of text, with credits for screenwriters John T. Neville, Prescott Chaplin, and Fred Cribblecobbis (W.C. Fields pseudonym). 156 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 156. Typescript on onionskin stock. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Near Fine bound internally with two gold brads.

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        The Grapes of Wrath

      New York: Sun Dial Press, 1941 - Reprint edition. A very good copy in dust jacket; in a custom cloth clamshell box. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author to William Faulkner's sister-in-law, "For Mrs. John Faulkner, John Steinbeck." [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        Judgement of Paris

      George Routledge, London 1941 - Light wear at edges of cloth boards, slight age toning - jacket chipped at edges with loss at corners, heavy at spine ends, with a few short tears, some spotting to rear jacket panel - generally intact and very attractive. Small stain to the verso to plate 8 with very faint marks to black space on plate 9 and 8 - a few extremely faint marks to black space elsewhere. Plates generally crisp and unmarked. 48 plates, each on a single page.Everard's sixth book of nudes, concentrating on the French model. Size: Quarto (4to). Text is clean and unmarked. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 0 oz. Category: Photography; Inventory No: 037193. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Harlem as Seen by Hirschfeld.

      The Hyperion Press, New York: 1941. First edtion, limited to 1000 copies., 1941.. First edtion, limited to 1000 copies.. Some light foxing throughout, mostly to outer edges of pages and effecting a small percentage of plates; boards lightly soiled, slightly more so to rear panel, respined with original backstrip laid down. Despirte flaws, a copy beautifully restored by Glenn Fukunaga and in a custom slipcase with leather label. Presents beautifully!. Twenty-four original color lithographs by Al Hirschfeld.. 18 x 14 inches. Illustrated linen. Inscribed by Al Hirschfeld; "To Joe Culliton with all best wishes, Hirschfeld, 2/28/94.

      [Bookseller: The Hermitage Bookshop, Member ABAA]
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        Front-Illustrierte: Für den Deutschen Soldaten. No. 12 (December 1941) through No. 97 (April 1945).

      Altogether 31 issues of 97 total published, most 4 pp. each, of the illustrated Soviet propaganda leaflet, distributed aerially over German-held territories from 1941-1945, reporting on catastrophic losses at the Eastern Front and urging German soldiers to surrender, with reproductions of grim photographs of violence and privation, often juxtaposed with images of the comforts of home, notable for its striking photomontages and typographic design, and including caricatures of Hitler and German generals. Paper size varied, some trimmed, most offset in various color halftones with red highlights, some scattered toning and creasing as expected, marginal fraying, marginal repairs to No. 30, No. 97 with small loss to corner. 4to. Original illus. self-wrpps. N.p. (Moscow?) 1941-1945. Sold with an exhibition catalogue, "Front-Illustrierte 1941-1945" from the Militärhistorisches Museum, Dresden.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books]
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        Short Stories Of De Maupassant

      Book League Of America, Garden City N.Y. 1941 - This Edition Is For The True Collectors Of First Editions Stories Include: Ball-Of-Fat; The Necklace; The Piece Of String; The Story Of A Farm Girl; In The Moonlight; Madame Tellier's Excursion; Love; Mademoiselle Fifi; Monsieur Parent; Useless Beauty; An Affair Of State; Babette; A Cock Crowed; Lilie Lala; A Vagabond; The Mountebanks; Ugly; The Debt; A Normandy Joke; The Father; The Artist; False Alarm; That Pig Of A Morin; Miss Harriet; The Hole; The Inn; A Family; Bellflower; In The Wood; The Marquis De Fumerol; Saved; The Gignal; The Devil; The Venus Of Braniza; The Rabbit; La Morillone; Epiphany; Simon's Papa; Waiter, A Bock!; The Sequel To A Divorce; The Clown; The Mad Woman; Mademoiselle; A Bad Error; The Port; Chali; Jeroboam, Virtue In The Ballet; The Double Pins; How He Got The Legion Of Honor; A Crisis. Spine Is Tight & Crisp. Boards Are Flat & True; The Corners Are Square W/O Bumps. Very, Very Minor Wear Marks On Edges. Pages Are Clear, Clean, Unmarked And Bright White. No Marks. No Underlining. No Wrinkles Or Creases. Not A Remainder. Not Ex-Lib. Not Bce Shipping Within Canada $13 Dollars Us Funds Priority And International Orders Will Require Additional Postage. More Information | Ask Bookseller [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: peterfryersales]
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        MARINI - Marino Marini presentato da Filippo De Pisis.

      Milano, Casa Editrice della Conchiglia 1941). - 4°. 2 weisse Bll, Titelbl., 4 Bll. (Text). Mit 2 Orig.-Lithographien, davon 1 signiert, 61 teils farbigen Tafeln und 3 Textabb. Halbleinenbd. (Rücken erneuert, Ecken bestossen, Kanten leicht berieben, etwas gebräunt). (=Pittori e scultori italiani contemporanei Monografie a cura di Giampiero Giani, Vol. II). - Eines von 800 Ex. (Nr. 402). - Die beiden Orig.-Lithographien sind die ersten von Marini realisierten Lithographien (vgl. Guido Guastalla, catalogo ragionato dell'opera grafica, S. 251) und zeigen Entwürfe zu 2 Skulpturen. - Guastalla nennt ein einziges ihm bekanntes existierendes Exemplar mit signierten Lithographien. Vorliegendes Ex. mit 1 Lithographie wohl mit Gefälligkeitssignatur des Künstlers, von der Fondazione Marino Marini in Pistoia, Italien, bestätigt. - Ränder gebräunt, Innendeckel im Falz mit Papierband unschön verstärkt. Lang it [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Buch + Kunst + hommagerie Sabine Koitka]
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        The Third Biggles Omnibus Comprising: Biggles in Spain, Biggles Goes To War and Biggles in The Baltic Scarce In The Dustjacket

      The First Thus UK printing published by Oxford University Press (London) in 1941.The first printing of this omnibus edition which correctly states 'reprinted 1941'.The BOOK is in near FINE condition.Publisher's blue cloth titled and decorated in brown to spine and front board.Very slight rubbing to edges in places.Light spotting to prelims and text block.Free from erasures and inscriptions.The green top-stain is present but uniformly faded.The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ or better condition.Mild edge wear in places with two closed tears to the upper spine which have been reinforced with a small amount of archival tape to the verso.Mild toning to the spine and rear panels in places.The wrapper looks very attractive in the removable Brodart archival cover.Full page B/W illustrations throughout. A very bright and sharp copy of a scarce early Biggles collection. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact.

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        Bildnis der Heiligen Maria.

      - Farbige und weiße Kreiden, über Bleistift, auf festem chamoisfarbenem Velin, rechts unten signiert und datiert „M f. v. Gemmingen 1941.". 37,2:29,8 cm. Insgesamt stockfleckig. In München und Neuhütten/Öhringen tätige Aquarellistin (möglicherweise identisch mit Marlene von Gemmingen-Hornberg, geb. Steup, Ehefrau von Weiprecht Viktor von Gemmingen-Hornberg, geb. 1916).

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        WAR SPEECHES & POST WAR SPEECHES. Into Battle.; The Unrelenting struggle.; The End of the beginning.; Onwards to victory.; The Dawn of liberation.; Victory.; Secret Session speeches.; & The Sinews of peace.; Europe unite.; In the balance.; Stemming the tide.; The Unwritten alliance

      Cassell and Company. London. 1941-61. FIRST EDITIONS. 12 VOLUMES. 8vo. (8.7 x 5.6 inches). Complete set of the war time and the post war speeches. Finely bound in recent leather bindings of full dark blue morocco. Spines with raised bands. Compartments ruled and decorated with Rampant Lion device in gilt. Red title labels, gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards. All edges gilt. A lovely complete set of the war-time and post war speeches, all London first editions.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        The War Speeches

      London: Cassell & Company Ltd.,, 1941?6. [Into Battle; The Unrelenting Struggle; The End of the Beginning; Onwards to Victory; The Dawn of Liberation; Victory and Secret Session Speeches. Compiled by Randolph S. Churchill and Charles Eade.] 7 volumes octavo (210 x 135 mm). Finely bound by Maltby's of Oxford in mid-20th-century red half morocco, twin blue-green morocco labels, raised bands with dotted rule gilt, compartments panelled in gilt, red cloth sides, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Frontispieces in first five volumes, 36 other plates in all. Occasional light foxing to contents. A handsomely bound set in excellent condition. First editions, first impressions.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        PRESS RELEASES OF THE INDEPENDENT JEWISH PRESS SERVICE, INC OCTOBER-DECEMBER, 1941

      The Independent Jewish Press Service, Inc, New York. 1941. Paperback. 1st Edition. Original Stapled Wrappers. Folio. 161 Issues between October 3rd and December 30th, [about 864 pages]; 36 cm. Of tremendous historical importance. These 161 American press releases from before and after US involvement in World War II contain detailed day-to-day reporting on the ongoing Holocaust atrocities and were distributed in America. A November 17th 1941 article entitled, ?Polish Jews Advertise Own Execution? describes a gruesome scene in the Fort VII concentration camp. ?Having been forced to wear large posters on their backs with the following notice in German? ?I shall be hung tomorrow at eleven o?clock? three Jews were hanged in by the Nazis in Poznan? one? for having stolen a piece of bread, the other two for illegally possessing honey?. Their execution was watched by all the Jews from the camp gathered at the athletic stadium of Poznan. ? Dozen of reports like this one throughout. Titles include, ?Nazis Plan to Mobilize Jews for War, ?800, 000 Jews in Hungary, ? ?95 Jewish Hostages Slain, 5 Others Reprieved, ? ?70, 000 More Jews For Warsaw Ghetto, ? ?Nazis Distribute Anti-Jewish Placards in Ukrainia, ? ?Hitler ?Black Book? To Blame Jews for US Axis War, ? ?Mass Arrests of Rumanian Jews, ? ?Nazi Paper Demands Abolition of Riga Ghetto, ? ??Reports 7, 000 Jewish Businesses ?Liquidated. ? In Slovakia, ? ?More Jewish Girls Abducted and Forced into Prostitution, ? ?Nazis to Enlarge Lemberg (Lwow) Ghetto, ? and ?Slovak Jews Can?t Use Phones. ? Other reports detail stories of Jewish resistance. One resistance article tells an almost midrashic story about Gestapo who raid a Jewish home and find a notebook. They turn to the first page and read, ??God preserve Adolf Hitler?? Astonished, one of the Gestapo said: What a strange Jew! So patriotic despite all persecution?? He turned the page? ?God preserve Joseph Goebbels?? Looked at page 3, which said, ?God preserve Heinrich Himmler?? We must make this fellow an Honorary Aryan, the Gestapo burst out in unison. Then they turned to page 5. On it was written: ?God Preserve Ernst Roehm?? below this was the penciled note: ?Preserved ? June 30th, 1934.? Other resistance titles include, ?Jewish Workers Wrecked Homes Nazis Hoped to Occupy, ? and ?Mein Kampf Burned on Pulpit. ? The releases also include many many contemporary reports on American Jewish Culture, Palestinian Settlement, and refugee resettlement in Palestine, the US, and Latin America, including habitual updates on Ships of Jewish refugees landing and being turned away from the Americas. Releases also include Pearl Harbor Attack, and the first month of US Involvement in World War II including articles on Jewish Soldiers relieving the duties of Non-Jewish soldiers. Other titles on this topic include ?Former Pacifist, Albert Einstein Says, ?Strike Hard, ?? and ?Gun for Greenberg, ? on Hank Greenberg?s decision to enlist. Lastly, includes several original printings of articles by very notable Americans including the first appearance of ?The Jew Needs Normality? by Dorothy Thompson. OCLC lists no holdings anywhere. A colleague of ours offers a much smaller collection, one-fifth the size of this one, from before US entry in the war for over USD 5700. Some of the releases are chipping. In Fair to Good condition. (holo-2-130-15) .

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
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        Die Makedonen. Tragisches Schauspiel in fünf Akten. Hektographiertes Bühnenmanuskript.

       1941. 8°, Broschiert 197 S. Broschur mit Leinenrücken. Papier vergilbt. Sehr seltenes u. gutes Exemplar. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Erste Ausgabe deutschen Autoren, Deutsche Literatur nach 1900

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Uni München]
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        The Longhorns " Rawhide Edition"

      Little, Brown & Co., Boston 1941 - First "Rawhide" edition, limited to 265 numbered copies signed by the author and artist. This is copy number 238 and is in very good condition. Binding is tight, pages are clean and hinges are strong. Previous owner name, address and date (March 1941) on free front end page. Now housed in custom box with gilt leather title patch. 388 pages includes index. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wolfmueller's Books]
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        Bad Man of Deadwood (Original screenplay for the 1941 film)

      North Hollywood, CA: Republic Pictures, 1941. Shooting script for the 1941 film. Copy belonging to Hal Taliaferro, who played "Ripper" in the film, with his name on the front wrapper, and notations throughout, in holograph red pencil. Also noted in holograph pencil on the front wrapper is an alternate title, "Outcasts of Poker Flats." Brett/Bill Brady (Rogers) and Gabby (Hayes) are in Deadwood, trying to establish an honest business where corrupt official oversee the town's every move. They also attempt to bring to justice Ripper (Taliaferro) and his gang. Set in South Dakota, shot on location in California. A TV series with a very similar plot aired on HBO called "Deadwood," running for three short seasons 2004-2006, to critical acclaim, perhaps in part due to its profuse use of profanity. Green titled wrappers, noted as SHOOTING SCRIPT on the front wrapper, production No. 1024, dated July 14, 1941, with credits for associate producer Joseph Kane. Title page integral with front wrapper. 143 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 110, with 27 shooting schedule leaves at the front. Mimeograph. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good (now encapsulated in mylar), bound with two gold brads. Martin 35. Pitts 201.

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        Sea of Cortez. A Leisurely Journal of Travel and Research. With a scientific appendix comprising materials for a source book on the marine animals of the panamic faunal province.

      New York: The Viking Press, 1941 - Octavo. Original green cloth, spine and front cover lettered in silver, top edge orange, map endpapers. With the dust jacket. Bookplates on front free endpaper of Carol G. and William E. Simon. Jacket with a few short closed-tears and nicks. An excellent copy. 40 plates from photograph (8 colour, the remainder monochrome). First edition, first printing. Presentation copy from Steinbeck, inscribed on the half-title: "For Bob Kriendler whom I didn't even know was a collector – Many thanks John Steinbeck, New York 1946." Bob Kriendler was a member of the founding family of Manhattan's legendary "21" Club. While a student at Rutgers, he became a doorman at the Club and because he had an interest in writers, he persuaded co-founder Jack Kriendler to institute a policy of stocking books written by illustrious author-customers. Bob eventually amassed a large collection of inscribed books, most of which he donated to his alma mater, see H. Peter Kriendler, "21": Every Day was New Year's Eve, 1999, pp.69. Goldstone & Payne A15b. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Collected Works. The Burwash Edition.

      US: Doubleday, Doran and Co. New York, Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1941. 28 Volumes. One volume signed by Kipling. Hardback, original buckram. TEG. Near fine condition. One of 1000 (from 1010, the additional ten for presentation). Boards a little rubbed here and there and a couple of scratches, but largely a very nice set. . Near Fine. Hardback. Limited Edition. 1941.

      [Bookseller: Hyraxia]
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        Random Harvest

      Little Brown. Boston, Little Brown & Co., 1941. Hardback first edition and first impression. A good copy. Spine tips a little bumped, some offsetting to endpapers from envelope having been laid in. Jacket with a long tear to the top edge and chip to the lower edge, and chipping to the spine tips and corners. A couple of shorter tears to the rear of the jacket and some creasing / edge wear. Some offsetting to pastedowns. Inscribed by the author "For Irene and Lou Harrison \ with best wishes \ and many, many \ thanks \ James Hilton \ Feb 1941." Also included is an envelope with a newspaper clipping included, this having been cut out by Hilton and is signed "Adele & I both think this is very good of you" . Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition.

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        Berichte zur deutschen Landeskunde. Umfangreiches Konvolut aus den Jahrgängen 1-47 mit zusammen 82 Bänden ( 1941-1973 )

      Hirzel; Selbstverlag des Instituts, Leipzig, Bad Godesberg - Umfangreiche und fast vollständige Reihe der Jahrgänge 1-47 (= 1941-1973 ). Bibliotheksexemplare teils in Okarton, teils in gebundenen Bibliothekseinbänden. Vorhanden sind: Bd. 1,2,3,5-45 complett ( mit einigen Dubletten ) sowie Jahrgang 46, Heft II und Jahrgang 47 Heft 1. Einige Jahrgänge sind nur in 1 Band erschienen, bei einigen sind die beiden Hefte in einem Band aufgebunden worden. Insgesamt 82 Bände/Hefte vorhanden. Augenscheinlich complett mit sehr zahlreichen Karten - aber nicht im Einzelnen collationiert. Bei einigen Bänden stärkere Gebrauchsspuren, Bibliotheksstempel und -vermerke - insgesamt aber durchaus ordentliche Reihe allerdings in unterschiedlichen Einbänden. Bitte beachten Sie aufgrund des hohen Gesamtgewichts von ca. 50 kg erhöhte Portokosten. ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        JEWS IN NAZI EUROPE, FEBRUARY 1933 TO NOVEMBER 1941: A STUDY PREPARED BY THE INSTITUTE OF JEWISH AFFAIRS, SUBMITTED TO THE INTER-AMERICAN JEWISH CONFERENCE, NOVEMBER 23-24-25, 1941, BALTIMORE, MD.

      New York, Institute of Jewish Affairs. American Jewish Congress. Inter-American Jewish Conference 1941 - Original paper wrappers, detached, approximately 200 leaves. "Published under the auspices of the American Jewish congress." Foreword. Collection of detailed reports on the Jewish persecutions as of late 1941 throughout Europe, and organized by region, with anecdotal as well as statistical evidence and sources cited. The report came out just two months before the notorious Wansee Conference in which the German extermination policy became official, and the reports here, in detail and in broad brush strokes, reflect the quickly deteriorating situation for Jews under German occupation. For example from the Polish section: "We must declare at the very outset that words are powerless to portray the agony and suffering of Polish Jewry in the 800 days of Germany role. The hell-like reality of the Polish Jews, a hell-like reality which has already lasted more than 800 days, and where literally every minute, every second demands Jewish victims, without a stop, without any interruption, and the hand of the torturer and murderer, the robber and offender is still unwearied, this reality is not to be described in words. Let the reader multiply what is described tenfold, twenty fold, and he will perhaps come near to an idea of the life of our brothers under the German lash" (p. POL-9) Sections include: Greater Germany, Rumania, Hungary, Italy, Czechoslovakia, Poland, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Luxembourg, Holland, France, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Greece, Finland, Nazi-Soviet War Area, Refugees, Relief, & Conclusions. "Prepared by the Institute of Jewish Affairs ; submitted to the Inter-American Jewish Conference, November 23-24-25, 1941, Baltimore, Md. " Includes refugee and relief activity at conclusion, and 2 pages of corrections and addenda at rear. Even at this date, of course, the nature of the what was to be the total devastation was not yet clear. With original hole punches, as issued. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Sea of Cortez

      New York: The Viking Press, , 1941. A Leisurely Journal of Travel and Research. With a scientific appendix comprising materials for a source book on the marine animals of the panamic faunal province. Octavo. Original green cloth, spine and front cover lettered in silver, top edge orange, map endpapers. With the dust jacket. 40 plates from photograph (8 colour, the remainder monochrome). Bookplates on front free endpaper of Carol G. and William E. Simon. Jacket with a few short closed-tears and nicks. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing. Presentation copy from Steinbeck, inscribed on the half-title: "For Bob Kriendler whom I didn't even know was a collector ? Many thanks John Steinbeck, New York 1946." Bob Kriendler was a member of the founding family of Manhattan's legendary "21" Club. While a student at Rutgers, he became a doorman at the Club and because he had an interest in writers, he persuaded co-founder Jack Kriendler to institute a policy of stocking books written by illustrious author-customers. Bob eventually amassed a large collection of inscribed books, most of which he donated to his alma mater, see H. Peter Kriendler, "21": Every Day was New Year's Eve, 1999, pp.69.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Colori.

      Firenze, Parenti, 1941. In 8vo (cm. 21,2); cop. orig.; ritr., pp. 94 (2). Antica firma di appartenenza alla prima carta bianca. PRIMA edizione numerata di 255 esemplari su carta doppio Guinea. Axs

      [Bookseller: Libreria Bongiorno Paolo]
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        THE BLACK STALLION (True First Printing in Original First Printing Dust Jacket)

      New York: Random House, 1941. Farley, Walter. THE BLACK STALLION. New York: Random House, 1941. Illustrations by Keith Ward. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING (so stated). The book itself is in fine bright condition without wear or finger-soiling; you might find an equal copy but you won't find one better. Clearly protected by a dust jacket the last 75 years. The endpapers are a little browned but the pages themselves are still white and fresh. The exceedingly rare first issue dust jacket, on the other hand, is spine-faded and has some chips, stains, creases, and has been trimmed. That said, it is the original and genuine first printing DJ with all the accurate first issue points including the five correct book titles on the back panel and the original unclipped $1.75 price. We've only seen only a half-dozen or so examples of this dust jacket in the last twenty years. As a first printing, THE BLACK STALLION is very hard to find, especially so unblemished. In original first issue DJ? You might wait years for another copy. THE BLACK STALLION, written by a remarkable young man in his early 20s, has sold tens of millions of copies over the last seven decades. The fine 1979 film adaptation of THE BLACK STALLION won several Oscar nominations. This is a chance to acquire a special copy of the enduring and endearing book which gave birth to what the New York Times called "the most famous fictional horse of the [20th] century." . Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Keith Ward.

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        New Orleans and its living past.

      Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1941 4°, Fronti., 32 S. Textteil u. LXII S. Bildteil, s/w Abb., OLwd. m. goldgepr. Rückenschild., Lwd. etw. unsauber u. tlw. fleckig, Rückenschild etw. berieben, innen tadell. Von Photograph u. Autor signiert. Nr. 352 v. 1030 Expl. Abbildungen in Kupfertiefdruck. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Photographie

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        Short Stories of De Maupassant

      GARDEN CITY N.Y.: Book League of America, 1941 This Edition is for the true collectors of first editionsBook League of America printed and published contemporary and classic books. The clothbound hardcover was commonly a "dark navy-blue", though sometimes red or black. There was an "embossed logo" on the front. Depending upon a variety of exposure conditions and perhaps publishing years, the spine cloth faded differently, with some of the spines remaining dark navy, while others turned purple or navy-green. The spine featured book title and author in gold or silver gilt lettering, along with decorative scrolling, sometimes in an art deco motif.Most of the pages were smooth-cut on the top and bottom edges, and deckled on the outer edge. Some books contained the note: "This book is standard length, complete and unabridged. Manufactured under wartime conditions in conformity with all government regulations controlling the use of paper and other materials." This explains the "yellowed or tanning paper condition", more noticeable in some books than others. Some books were illustrated. Many of the books did not include a publish date. Dust jackets were not included.Stories include: Ball-of-Fat; The Necklace; The Piece of String; The story of a Farm Girl; In The Moonlight; Madame Tellier's Excursion; Love; Mademoiselle fifi; Monsieur Parent; Useless Beauty; An Affair of State; Babette; A Cock Crowed; Lilie Lala; A Vagabond; The Mountebanks; Ugly; The Debt; A Normandy Joke; the Father; The Artist; False Alarm; That Pig of a Morin; Miss Harriet; The Hole; the Inn; A Family; Bellflower; In The Wood; The Marquis de Fumerol; Saved; The Gignal; the Devil; The Venus of Braniza; The Rabbit; La Morillone; Epiphany; Simon's Papa; Waiter, A Bock!; The Sequel to a Divorce; The Clown; The Mad Woman; Mademoiselle; A Bad Error; The Port; Chali; Jeroboam, Virtue in the Ballet; The Double Pins; How he Got the Legion of Honor; A Crisis.FIRST PRINTING Spine is Tight & Crisp. Boards are Flat & True; the Corners are Square w/o Bumps. Very, Very Minor Wear Marks on Edges. Pages are Clear, Clean, Unmarked and Bright White. No Marks. No Underlining. No Wrinkles or Creases. Not a REMAINDER. Not EX-LIB. Not BCESHIPPING WITHIN CANADA $13 DOLLARS US FUNDSPriority and International orders will require additional postage.More Information | Ask Bookseller

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        MIND YOUR HEAD ORIGINAL PHOTO OF ERSKINE CALDWELL AND MARGARET BOURKE-WHITE

      Bourke-White, Margaret. Silver chloride photograph (4 x 5 1/2 inches) of Bourke-White and Erskine Caldwell each in Russian fur hats, beneath a sign stating "MIND YOUR HEAD." The photo is mounted on the front of a folded card stock with this printed caption "...your heart, and your pocketbook," White Sea, 1941. The inside of the card reads "1942, Horseplay Hill, Darien, Connecticut." Slightest of foxing on card, else very good; the photo is bright. A well known self-portrait by Bourke-White, made aboard ship after leaving the Soviet Union in 1941. Shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Bourke-White and Caldwell decided to separate with Caldwell going to Hollywood and Bourke-White joining the war effort; they divorced in 1942. The photo is reproduced on p. 187 of Bourke-White's PORTRAIT OF MYSELF, but the printed legend on this card is unique - given the sarcastic tone, it is presumed that Bourke-White sent this card to her intimates to announce her divorce.

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        JEWS IN NAZI EUROPE, FEBRUARY 1933 TO NOVEMBER 1941: A STUDY PREPARED BY THE INSTITUTE OF JEWISH AFFAIRS, SUBMITTED TO THE INTER-AMERICAN JEWISH CONFERENCE, NOVEMBER 23-24-25, 1941, BALTIMORE, MD.

      Inter-American Jewish Conference. 1941. Paperback. 1st edition. Original paper wrappers. 4to, approximately 200 leaves. 28 1/2cm. "Published ... Under the auspices of the American Jewish congress. "-- Foreword. Collection of detailed reports on the Jewish persuctions as of late 1941 throughout Europe, and organized by region, with anecdotal as well as statistical evidence and sources cited. The report came out just 2 months before the notorious Wansee Conference where German extermination policy became official, and the reports here, in detail and in in broad brush stroakes, reflect the quickly deteriorating situation for Jews under German occupation. For example from the Polish section: ?We must declare at the very outset that words are powerless to portray the agony and suffering of Polish Jewry in the 80 days of Germany role. The hell-like reality of the Polish Jews, a hell-like reality which has already lasted more than 80o days, and where literally every minute, every second demands Jewish victims, without a stop, without any interruption, and the hand of the torturer and murderer, the robber and offender is still unwearied, --this reality is not to he described in words. Let the reader multiply what is described tenfold, twentyfold, and he will perhaps come near to an idea of the life of our brothers under the German lash? (p. POL-9) Sections include: Greater Germany, Rumania, Hungary, Italy, Czechoslovakia, Poland, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Luxemburg, Holland, France, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Greece, Finland, Nazi-Soviet War Area, Refugees, Relief, & Conclusions. ?Prepared by the Institute of Jewish Affairs ; submitted to the Inter-American Jewish Conference, November 23-24-25, 1941, Baltimore, Md. ? Includes refugee and relief activity at conclusion, and 2 pages of corrections and addenda at rear. Even at this date, of course, the nature of the what was to be the total devastation was not yet clear. Very Good Condition. Rare. With original hole punches, as issued. Markings on endpaper, title page, and back wrapper. Very Good Condition thus. An important collection of evidence from the period. (Holo2-120-27A) .

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        Der Kampf im Westen

      VON WEDEL, Hasso. Die Soldaten des Führers im Felde. Band 11. Der Kampf im Westen. 70 pp. text. Illustrated with 8 leaves of plates and 100 stereoscopic photographs laid into pockets, with stereoscopic viewer. 4to., bound in publisher's grey cloth. Munchen: Raumbild-verlag, 1941. |~||~||~||~| A fine, complete copy, of this photographic record of the German armies in the West. This was to compliment an earlier volume which covered the German victories in the East.

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        Amanda

      New York: WIlliam Morrow and Company, 1941. First edition.. Hardcover. Fine/Very good. Illustrated by the author.. Thin folio. (40)pp. Beige textured paper over boards printed in dark brown on the spine and the upper board. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrated throughout by Wolo in monochrome and occasionally full color. This is a fine copy with only a trace of wear and soil. The dustwrapper is rubbed at the folds and lacks small pieces at the spine tipsat the front fold, with a couple of short closed marginal tears, else it is in very good condition. It is not price-clipped. Inscribed by Wolo on the page facing the title page "To Suzanne Burdett" and with an original full color picture of a smiling flower, signed "Wolo" Wolo (Baron Wolff von Falkenstein) was a refugee form Nazi Germany who took up residence in San Francisco where he worked for the Chronicle and developed his superb artistic ability.

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        MARTHA GRAHAM SIXTEEN DANCES IN PHOTOGRAPHS

      NY: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1941. First edition, second prnt. Beige cloth-covered boards with red lettering. Preface, "Dancer's Focus," by Graham. Introduction and "Dance Into Photography" by Morgan. Additional contributions by George Bieswanger and Louis Horst. Black and white photographs. Inscribed by Graham to San Francisco residents. "To Dore and Budd Rosenberg greetings and Best wishes Martha Graham August 14, 1954 San Francisco." An illustrated program for a Graham performance at London's Savile Theater is taped to the inscribed page. Spine cloth bottom edge pushed with toning on the bottom half inch on the spine, endpages with toning; dustjacket with large chip on the front panel, smaller chips and short tears on the edges, half inch perforation on the spine and rear flap fold. Tight copy in Very good condition in a Good dustjacket with an archival cover.. Inscribed by Subject. First Edition. Hardcovers. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.The images are iof the book described and not stock photos.

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        Divinia Commedia

      Instituto nazionale dantesco, Milano 1941 - Elephant Folio (62 X 82 cm). 77 leaves. 22 color lithographs by Amos Nattini. Comprising Cantos I-XXIV. Full calf binding, gold impressed lettering, rules, raised bands, moire silk endpapers, very good condition. approx. 60 lbs; packing and shipping at cost (79043). Esemplare numero ottocentouno per Samuel Katz.-Amos Nattini (1892-1985), Italian painter, famous for his illustrations for the Divine Comedy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Before Life Began

      Cleveland: Rowfant Club 1941 - No. 77 of an edition limited to 219 copies, signed by Bruce Rogers, the book's designer. 6 in. x 9 in. Half-title, full page profile watermark of Hunter, followed by a page of paper watermarked with the name "Dard Hunter." Title page printed in black and red; [1]-[116], followed by the signed limitation page with Bruce Rogers' printer's mark in red on the reverse. Top-edge gilt. Vellum spine with gilt titling; brown paste-paper over boards In a fine brown paper-covered slipcase with a title label pasted on the spine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Strictly Personal

      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1941 - First Edition; limited issue; one of 550 numbered and signed copies. Bookplate; a fine copy in a lightly worn and faded publisher's slipcase. This issue preceded both the American trade and English first editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        Das trostreiche Antlitz. Gedichte.

      A(rmin) Grossenbacher, Zürich 1941 - Zürich, A(rmin) Grossenbacher, 1941. 4°. (2) Bl., 80, (1) S., (1) Bl. Mit 18 sign. Radierungen u. 1 rad. Titelvignette von Heinrich Müller. Lose Lagen mit Pappdeckelumschlag in Schuber. Eins von 50 (GA 56) Ex. auf "Papier de Montval à la main", im Impressum von Paul Ad. Brenner u. Heinrich Müller signiert.- Umschlagrücke und Schuber stark wasserfleckig und angestaubt. Lose Lagen mit Pappdeckelumschlag in Schuber. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Vier s/w Original-Abzüge englischer Luftbilder von Berlin, aufgenommen am 14. März 1941 von einem nicht namentlich genannten Fotografen, P.I.R. 653.

      1941. Bildgrösse 17,5 x 17,5 cm, Blattgrösse 19,5 x 19,5 cm (Kanten gering aufgebogen, Oberfläche wohlerhaltem, weitgehend unzerkratzt, verso handschriftlich bezeichnet \"German town\", Datum und Einheit) Abgebildet sind (so jeweils recto einkopiert, ebenfalls einkopiert sind weiße Pfeile und Zahlen, die anscheinend die nicht zu treffenden Ziele wie Schulen und Botschaftsgebäude markieren !?!): Berlin-Lichtenberg [Bahnhöfe Ostkreuz und Rummelsburg mit Rummelsburger See]; Berlin-Treptow [Plänter-Wald und Industriegebiet südlich des Bahnhofs Rummelsburg]; zwei sich überschneidende Motive Berlin-Tiergarten [Siegessäule am Grossen Stern, Hansaviertel mit grossem Spreebogen, Packhof, Lehrter Bahnhof, Botschaftsviertel Tiergartenstrasse]. Mit dem Passive Infrared Detector 653 aufgenommen. Die Aufnahmen erfolgten am frühen Nachmittag, was am Fall der Schatten gut zu erkennen ist. Seit 22. Juni 1940 erreichten englische Flugzeuge Berlin, die systematische Bombardierung erfolgte allerdings erst später. Ausserordentlich seltene Dokumente zur Berliner Stadtgeschichte und zum Zweiten Weltkrieg. Versandkostenfreie Lieferung [Beautiful, Rare and Special;Schönes;Seltenes;Geschichte;Militaria;Deutschland;Deutschland 20.Jahrhundert;Deutschland Zweiter Weltkrieg;Berlin;Photographie;Originalfotos]

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        LANCER LÉGER ET POISSONS DE SPORT

      Librairie Maloine, Paris 1941 - Docteur P. BARBELLION LANCER LÉGER ET POISSONS DE SPORT. Préface de Tony Burnand. 380 figures - 4 hors-textes. Matériel - Truite - Brochet - Perche - Black-Bass - Chevesne - Poissons blancs - Organes des sens des poissons - Instincts - Pourquoi ça mord - Eau - Temps - Théorie Solunaire. Librairie Maloine, Paris, 1941 1 fort volume in-8 (22,5 x 16,5 cm), broché, XII-526-(2) pages. Couverture ornée d'une vignette contrecollée (brochet à l'affût). Couvertures en très bon état, le second plat et le dos sont passés, dos avec trace de pli, non cassé, intérieur en excellent état.ÉDITION ORIGINALE. TIRAGE DE LUXE A 350 EXEMPLAIRES SUR COUCHÉ VERT D'EAU, SEUL GRAND PAPIER. Ouvrage de référence recherché. BEL EXEMPLAIRE DU RARE TIRAGE DE LUXE. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        La France Nouvelle. Appels et Messages 17 Juin 1940 - 17 Juin 1941.

      8vo., finely bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in full blue morocco, lettered in gilt on spine, decorated with 7 gilt stars on upper board and lettered "Travail/Famille/Patrie" in gilt on lower board, original card wrappers bound in. Portrait frontispiece. Spine slightly faded, slight crease to original front card wrapper, otherwise a very good copy. First edition, presentation copy in a special binding with secretarial manuscript inscription on front-free endpaper "a Madame Varin-Bernier hommage affectueux de" with Petain's facsimile signature printed below with printed date 20-1-42, and with a blind stamp roundel "Le Chef de l'Etat Francaise".

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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        The British Council Royal Crest Proof Engraving.

      Mounted proof engraving of Stephen Gooden's British Council design. A fine example. Signed and dated by Gooden. Founded in 1934, the British Council was granted a royal charter by King George VI in 1940 with Gooden receiving the commission to design an armorial crest to mark this elevation.

      [Bookseller: Henry Southern Ltd.]
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