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        The Last Tycoon

      New York: Scribner's, 1941. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Light browning to endpaper at hinges. Light bumping to corners. Unclipped DJ ($2.75) with chipping to head/tail of spine and bottom of upper cover.

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        [Original Manuscript]: Gray Steel: J C Smuts, A Study in Arrogance

      Typed manuscript. Approximately 390 hand-numbered carbon leaves typed rectos only with scattered hand-corrections by the author, and some cut and pasted leaves. Punch holes in left margins and tied into sections with ribbons. A few pages pulled through, overall very good or better. Note at the end: "E Copy for U.S.A. ... 10,000 more to come after MS." Although complete as it stands, the last 45 pages of the published book are lacking here. Armstrong was a British officer who wrote several biographies, including those of Mustafa Kamal of Turkey and King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia. Smuts was a South African-born British Commonwealth leader. He served as prime minister of the Union of South Africa. He led the Boer Commandos in the Second Boer War, and later led the armies of South Africa against Germany in World War I. He became a field marshal in the British Army in 1941, and served in the Imperial War Cabinet under Winston Churchill. He was the only person to sign both of the peace treaties ending the First and Second World Wars. This manuscript was possibly used in the preparation of the American or a later edition. Originally published by Arthur Barker in London in 1937. Accompanied by a later printing of the book. .

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        Archive of "Sweet's File for Product Designers" Catalogues with Promotional Material

      New York: Sweet's Catalog Service, c. 1941-1960. Uniformly fine.. New York: Sweet's Catalog Service, c. 1941-1960. Comprehensive design archive of thirty-eight catalogue examples from Ladislav Sutnar's revolutionary work for Sweet's along with an additional twelve items, also designed by Sutnar, promoting the company to potential industrial clients and explaining Sutnar's design process. Sutnar's commission for Sweet's gave him the opportunity to bring his information architectural vision to a complex project. Sweet's collected hundreds of individual industrial companies in the catalogue; Sutnar's challenge was to allow each firm to represent itself as an independent entity while simultaneously creating a uniform presentation. Today, Sutnar is mostly known for his design monograph "Visual Design in Action," published in 1961 after leaving his position at Sweet's. This archive provides a rare insight to Sutnar's design genius in action during the fertile wartime and postwar period when he developed his methodology. As a whole, Sutnar's work for Sweet's was a monumental achievement that deployed consistent photography, typography and layout design elements, signaling an apex of American modernity and power. Viewed purely as a photographic archive, the catalogues offers a unique visual record of industrial and technical banality, a typology of air conditioners, fasteners and sheet metal. Meanwhile the promotional booklets also in the archive, such as the Checklist of Development of Catalog Design, and The Dual Role of Manufacturers' Catalogs in Industrial Marketing, provides a working template for the organizational systems highlighted in the actual catalogues. As a whole, the archive affords remarkable insight into Sutnar's revolutionary contributions to American catalogue design, corporate art direction, and the modernization of corporate identity.

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        Gattenwahl zu ehelichem Glück und erblicher Ertüchtigung,

      München / Berlin, J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1941 - Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlagseinband (grünes Ganzleinen / Leinen / OLn / Ln im Format 8vo 20,4 x 14,4 cm) mit Rücken- und dekoriertem Deckeltitel. 171 Seiten, Schrift: Fraktur, mit Namens- und Sachverzeichnis. Der Verfasser war Professor für Rassenkunde, Völkerbiologie und Ländliche Soziologie an der Universität Freiburg im Breisgau. - Aus dem Inhalt: Vorwort - Einleitung: Verkehrte Gattenwahl als eine der Hauptursachen neuzeitlicher Ehezerrüttung / Die neuzeitliche Zerrüttung der Ehe und Familie / Die Ehescheidungen / Gattenwahl als Vorgang der Siebung und Auslese / Wunschbilder der Gattenwahl) -Gattenwahl zu ehelichem Glück (Heiratsalter und Altersunterschied zwischen Mann und Frau / Volksschicht und Stand, Lebenshöhe und Ebenburt / Die Leibesschönheit: lebensgesetzliche Bedeutung der Leibesschönheit, Wirkung und Schulung eines Sinnes für Leibesschönheit, Leibesschönheit als Kennzeichen eines Wunschbildes der Gattenwahl / Verwirrende Einflüsse: Verliebtheit, romantische Liebe, übereilte Bindung, städtisches Leben, Zusammenschulung der beiden Geschlechter, Elternhaus, Zwiespalt im geschlechtlichen Empfinden, männische Männer, selbstlose Frauen, Widerspruch zweier Wunschbilder, Glaubensverschiedenheit, Fömmelei) / Die gegenseitige Ergänzung von Mann und Frau (Gegensätze Ungleichheiten, verschiedene Ergänzungslehren, Vermeidung ergänzungswidriger Verbindungen, Ergänzung und Ebenburt) / Das Auslesevorbild vom tüchtigen, edlen und schönen Menschen / Eine Aufgabe für Unterricht, Dichtung und Bildende Kunst / Die Mädchen- und Frauengestalten in Shakespeares Werken / Die gesunde Auffassung der Geschlechtsliebe bei Shakespeare / Menschen, die nicht heiraten sollen (Geschlechtskranke, gleichgeschlechtlich veranlagte Menschen; Menschen die in der Ehe ein Heilmittel suchen; Menschen, deren geschlechtliches Empfinden zwiespältig oder grob-sinnlich ist; unmütterliche Frauen, seelische Landstreicher; Gelehrte, Weltverbesserer, Verbildete, Hysterische, Unverträgliche, Überfeinerte, Überempfindliche; Erblich-Minderwertige) / Menschen, die man mit Vorsicht betrachten, und Menschen, die man besser nicht heiraten soll (Geschlechtskrankheiten, Rachitis, Zuckerkrankheit, schwere Stoffwechselkrankheiten, Frauenrechtlerinnen, unweibliche Frauen, eigenbezügliche Menschen, gewisse Künstler und Künstlerinnen; Männer, die als Erfolgreiche schnell aufgestiegen sind; Minderwertige und gemeinschaftswidrige Menschen; Menschen mit ansteckenden Krankheiten; übermäßig verschlossene, spröde und schwierige Menschen; Menschen, die sich als unverstanden erscheinen; geistig und seelisch kranke Menschen; Plänemacher, Schwindler; schwachsinnige Mädchen) - Gattenwahl zu erblicher Ertüchtigung. Die Anwendung der Erblehre auf Siebung und Auslese der Menschen (Vermeidung von Heiraten mit erblich-minderwertigen Menschen / Erbkundliche Beurteilung von Familien und Einzelmenschen / Abschätzung des durchschnittlichen Erbwertes einer Familie / Heirat mit Erbinnen / Verwandtenheirat / Vermeidung der Heirat erbkranker Menschen in erbgesunden Familien) / Austausch von Gesundheitszeugnissen vor der Verlobung - Namensverzeichnis - Sachverzeichnis. - Behandelt werden Themen wie z.B.: mögliche Gefahren der Verwandtenheirat, Eheschließung mit biologisch / seelisch Minderwertigen, verkehrte Gattenwahl, Hauptursachen neuzeitlicher Ehezerrüttung, Zerrüttung der Ehe und Familie, Ursachen der Ehescheidungen,Gattenwahl als Vorgang der Siebung und Auslese, Gattenwahl-Wunschbilder, eheliches Glück, Heiratsalter, Altersunterschied zwischen Mann und Frau, Volksschicht und Stand, Lebenshöhe, Ebenburt, Ebenbürtigkeit, lebensgesetzliche Bedeutung der Leibesschönheit, Verliebtheit als Irrweg in eine Ehe, rassisch / erbbilogisch bedingte Mißheirat, romantische Liebe, übereilte Bindung, Zusammenschulung der beiden Geschlechter, männische Männer, selbstlose Frauen, Glaubensverschiedenheit, Frömmelei, gegenseitige Ergänzung von Mann und Frau, Vermeidung ergänzungswidriger Verbindungen, das [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Grossdeutschland im Weltgeschehen : Tagesbildberichte 1940 Geleitwort Hans Fritzsche. Das Bildmaterial stellte bereit: [Lichtbildarchiv] Heinrich Hoffmann, Reichsbildberichterstatter der NSDAP.

      Berlin, Verlag Joh.Kasper & Co, [1941]. - (1.Aufl.), Folio quer (31x43), 28 Bl., mit 160 fotograf Aufnahmen (Bildformat jeweils etwa 10x14cm), brauner Oln- (Kunstleder-) Ordner mit 3 Schrauben, goldD/RTitel, Falze gering berieben, hintSeitenkante mit kleiner Beschabung, wenige Pergamin-Schutzblätter fehlen, bzw.beschädigt, die Fotos alle einwandfrei, die letzen 4 Bl.mit etwa 10cm Frassspur mittig im rechten Seitenrand (ausserhalb jeglicher Darstellung), ordentliche Erhaltung, [Grossdeutschland im Weltgeschehen; 2], [Heidtmann (1989/2) 14727.-- Köberich I (2003/6); 21812.2].- Idee: Helmutz Knapp.- Einbandentwurf: Kurt Pack.-- Insgesamt erschienen 4 Ordner-Mappen mit je 320 Originalbildern (Band 1 mit 367 Bildern).- vorliegender zweiter Ordner enthält die erste Jahreshälfte 1940: 160 Originalfotos im Negativ nummeriert, jeweils 4 Bilder auf Vorder und Rückseite einer Tafel, zu jedem Foto untertitelte Beschreibung. Nach 3-4 Seiten folgt ein Blatt mit der Zusammenfassung (Monatsbericht).-- In der zweiten Auflage wurden die Fotos 155, 189 und 278 mit dazugehörigem Text (Wegfall Hess) geändert; ebenso die Monatstexte Juli, November und Dezember 1940. (Köberich).-- Hinweis auf §86a StGB: Abgabe nur zu Zwecken der staatsbürgerlichen Aufklärung, der Abwehr verfassungsfeindlicher Bestrebungen, der wissenschaftlichen und kunsthistorischen Forschung, der Aufklärung oder Berichterstattung über die Vorgänge des Zeitgeschehens oder der militärhistorischen und uniformkundlichen Forschung. Der Käufer bestätigt mit seiner Bestellung ebensfalls, Bücher mit Emblemen des Dritten Reiches nicht zu propagandistischen Zwecken zu verwenden. -- [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Männer und Waffen des deutschen Heeres, mit einem Geleitwort von Generalfeldmarschall List und einer Einführung von Otto Brües * H A L B L E D E R - V o r z u g s a u s g a b e , mit Original-Schutzumschlag, vom Künstler h a n d s i g n i e r t,

      Berlin, G.Grote Verlag, 1941 - Vollständige Ausgabe im Original-Verlagshandeinband (schwarzes Halbleder / OHLd / HLdr im Format 25 x 32,4 cm) mit Rückentitel und Deckelvignette in Silberprägung sowie dem Original-Schutzumschlag OSU. 45 Seiten, mit einem Titelbild in Vierfarbendruck (Kunstdruck-Tafel), sowie 40 Steinzeichnungen in Kupfertiefdruck auf Kunstdruckpapier, Schrift: Fraktur, Bilderklärungen von Dr. Arthur Ruppert. Handschriftliche Signatur des Künstlers auf dem Titelblatt, handschriftliche Widmung von 1941 auf dem Schmutztitel. - Aus dem Vorwort von Generalfeldmarschall List: "Der Maler Josef Arens hat in meiner Armee am Feldzug in Frankreich teilgenommen und so seine schon vor dem Krieg begonnenen Studien über Männer und Waffen des deutschen Heeres dort vollenden können, wo beide, Männer und Waffen, erprobt wurden und sich bewährt haben. Die gesammelte Kraft und Klarheit dieser Steinzeichnungen spiegelt den Geist der Truppe unmittelbar. So glaube ich, daß jeder Soldat sich an diesen Blättern erfreuen wird." - Aus dem Inhalt: Vorwort von Generalfeldmarschall List - Otto Brües: Einführung und Leben und Werk des Künstlers - Bilderklärungen - Steinzeichnungen 1 - 40. - "Warum handgebunden? - Die wesentlichsten Vorzüge des guten Handbandes sind: Die einzelnen Druckbögen werden mit der Hand nach dem Schriftspiegel gefalzt. Die Bogenränder werden dadurch zwar ungleich, aber das Satzbild steht gerade. Um infolge der ungleichen Ränder ein späteres zu starkes Beschneiden mit der Maschine zu vermeiden, werden die Bogen einzeln, vorne und unten, mit der Pappschere auf ein Mittelmaß rauh beschnitten. Dadurch wird der Druckrand weitestgehend geschont. Als erste und letzte Lage wird dem Buche zum Schutze eine leere Papierlage hinzugefügt, welche mit einem feinen Leinen- oder echten Japanpapierfalz versehen ist. Geheftet wird der Handband nach sorgfältiger Auswahl des Heftzwirnes auf echten erhabenen oder aufgedrehten flachen Bünden und auf Pergamentriemchen (welche beim Pergamentbande durch den Rücken gezogen werden). Die Deckel werden in einem tiefen Falz angesetzt, mit den Bünden nach außen. Ein Herausreißen aus der Decke ist somit nur unter Zuhilfenahme von Werkzeug möglich. Als Einbandmaterial kommen sumachgares, lichtechtes Saffian, Kalbleder, vereinzelt auch Rindsleder, ferner naturelles und weißes Schweinsleder sowie Kalbspergament zur Verwendung. Ein mit der Hand hergestelltes, dazupassendes Überzugpapier sowie Handvergoldung oder Blinddruck am Rücken ergänzen das Werk nach außen. Ein solcher Einband entspricht allen Anforderungen, die an einen Gebrauchsband gestellt werden können." Aus einem alten Prospekt von Richard Hönn, ehemals Handbinderei des Verlages Albert Langen, Werkstatt für feine Buchbinder- und Lederarbeiten in München, Dienerstrasse 14. - Kriegsdruck, Erstausgabe, Halbledervorzugsausgabe in sehr guter Erhaltung Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Fribourg. - Pont de la Motta.

      1941, 1941 - 18 x 22 cm, peinture à huile sur papier, signé et daté en bas à gauche, encadrement en bois (31 x 35.5 cm). Sous verre. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Illustrirte Zeitung Leipzig. Zweites Halbjahr 1941, 98.Jahrgang * in der O R I G I N A L E N H A L B L E D E R - Einbanddecke,

      Leipzig, J.J.Weber Verlag, 1941 - Nahezu vollständige Ausgabe - die Hälfte des Blattes mit den Seiten 309/319 (Werbung) ist herausgerissen - im original Verlagseinband braunes (Halbleder ( OHLd / HLr im Format 28,5 x 37,5 cm) mit Rückentitel und -dekoration in Goldprägung und Lederecken - die Einbände mit dem markanten illustrierten Deckeltitel jeweils vollständig mit eingebunden. Hefte 4979-4991 (Juli - Dezember 1941) mit insgesamt 438 Seiten, mit sehr vielen, teilweise farbigen Abbildungen (Zeichnungen und Fotos) auf Kunstdruckpapier. - Der Hauptbeitrag des September-Hefts zB. handelt von dem am 10.April 1941 wiederhergestellten unabhängigen kroatischen Staat und bringt Fotos von Staatsführer Dr.Ante Pavelic, Feldmarschall Kwaternik, dem Reichsmarschall Göring, Reichsaußenminister von Ribbentrop u. a. Dazu auf dem Umschlag die Zeichnung von Alfred Sekkelmann "Neues Symbol zum alten Wappen". - Mit vielen, bebilderten Werbeanzeigen, z. B.: Gerhard Fieseler Werke (Der ‚fliegende Feldherrnhügel` der Deutschen Wehrmacht: Fieseler Storch), Farbfoto-Anzeige der Borgward-Werke Bremen, Steyr-Daimler-Puch (mit eindrucksvoller Kriegs-Grafik), Camelia-Reformbinde (‚Sicherheit und Frische an allen Tagen`), Moritz Mädler Schrankkoffer. Aus dem Inhalt: Hans Hartmann, Deutsche Forschung - aus dem deutschen Flugzeugbau / ‚Geschichte Kroatiens` - nationalsymbolische Plastik des kroatischen Bildhauers Ivan Mestrovic (ganzseitige Abbildung) / Erklärung vom Poglavnik Kroatiens (‚Kroatien in der neuen Ordnung: der unabhängige Staat Kroatien wird nach den Grundsätzen der Ustaschen-Bewegung aufgebaut. Ihre Prinzipien stehen in allen wichtigen nationalen und staatlichen Fragen in vollkommenem Einklang mit der nationalsozialistischen Ideologie, angewandt auf den sozialen Charakter der breiten kroatischen Volksschichten, besonders des kroatischen Bauerntums. Rasse, unbeschränkte Staatsautorität, gelenkte Wirtschaft zwecks größter Produktion, besonders der landwirtschaftlichen Erzeugung, soldatischer Geist im Sinne der traditionellen Eigenschaften des Volkes, die Arbeit als Grundlage jeden Wertes, Verantwortungsbewußtsein und Pflichtgefühl jedes Einzelnen, das sind die Prinzipien, die im Ustaschen-Kroatien überall zu regieren beginnen. Ein solches Kroatien tritt in die neue Ordnung ein, um ein würdiger und nützlicher Mitarbeiter des Großdeutschen Reiches unter dem Führer Adolf Hitler im Krieg und Frieden zu sein.`) Aus dem Kunstschaffen der Kroaten / Wirtschaft und Verkehr im neuen Staat / Hans Franck, Zu wenig Stille / ganzseitige farbige Gemälde-Wiedergabe ‚Im Reitstall` von A. Braunschweig (München-Solln): Blondine in SA-brauner Reithose, auf Schimmel, in Rückenansicht / Prof. Dr. Bastian Schmid: Die seelische Entfaltung des Tierkindes / Graphische Impressionen vom Film der Wolhynien-Deutschen ‚Heimkehr` - Schabkunstblätter von Erich Herbst / Wehrpolitische Chronik vom 6. - 20. August, mit Zeichnungen der Propagandakompanie-Angehörigen Erich Angres und Wilhelm Busch / Dr. Carl Fink: Das Gesicht der Studentin (mit Fotos von Erika Schmachtenberger und Lotte Purper) / Außenpolitische Chronik / Diplomatische Nachrichten / Kulturchronik (Prof. Elk Eber mit 49 Jahren gestorben). Aus dem sonstigen Inhalt: Titelillustration des Julihefts "Das deutsche Heer marschiert", Grafik von Alfred Seckelmann (Wehrmacht-Beiwagenkrad mit zwei Landsern braust an zerstörtem UdSSR-Grenzschild vorbei nach Osten) / Ganzseitige Fotoabbildung (Flakgeschütze zum Schutz einer Behelfsbrücke, über die Soldaten marschieren) mit folgender Bildunterschrift: "Im Morgengrauen des 22.Juni brach der überwältigende deutsche Angriff gegen den Todfeind aller europäischen Kultur, gegen die jüdischen Machthaber des Kreml, los. Mit einer Präzision ohnegleichen setzte sich die Millionenarmee Großdeutschlands gegen den bolschewistischen Weltfeind in Bewegung .Eines unter tausenden von Bildern zeigt die Stimmung dieses frühen Morgens. Flakartillerie sichert den Übergang, während sich die Heeressäulen in endloser Folge dem Feind e [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Black Stallion

      Random House, New York; (1941) - Octavo. First printing (stated) The author's first book. The black stallion was noted as the most famous fictional horse of the century when it was published. While Farley began to write sequels four years later, this item is extraordinaryly rare. The sequel Return of the Black Stallion was not published until 1945. 275pp., illustrated by Keith Ward. Bound in light gray pictorial cloth depicting the head of Black Stallion, spine lettering black with red rules running vertically down the spine, just a hint of fading to board edges. A lovely copy in unclipped pictorial dust jacket showing wear and chipping to spine and corners, spine faded, some rubbing. A very good copy of the one most popular books that won the hearts and imagination of boys and girls everywhere. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        We Stood for Freedom

      Peter Davies, 1941. Hardcover. Used; Acceptable. Hardcover; English language; Acceptable jacket; a fair reading copy; jacket has some tearing and wear with minor loss; boards faded where jacket has suffered loss; some light foxing but text is perfectly readable; binding is tight. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

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        THE BLACK STALLION (1st Printing Inscribed By the Author in Original 1st Printing DJ)

      New York: Random House, 1941. Farley, Walter. THE BLACK STALLION. New York: Random House, 1941. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING (so stated). A Very Good copy (finger-soiling, spine slightly darkened, edges dusty, light restoration to spine tips) in the original publisher's decorated cloth. In a Good to Very Good original priced first printing dust jacket with absolutely all correct first printing points. The Dust Jacket is spine-faded and has some chips, stains, creases, and has been trimmed by the publisher. This first printing dust jacket is exceedingly rare (we've only seen or heard of six or so in the last twenty years). Far more important, this copy is ONE OF ONLY TWO SIGNED FIRST PRINTING COPIES KNOWN TO US (the other still residing with the author's heirs). "To Delores -/ My very extra-special/ girlfriend. / Love, / Walter/ Sept. 3rd 1940]/ P.S. Let your sister Sue, and/your mother and your dad/take a "peek" at the Black, too, / won't you?" THE BLACK STALLION, along with the other 21 books in the Black Stallion series published between 1941-1983, have 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 THE copy of the enduring book which gave birth to what the New York Times called "the most famous fictional horse of the [20th] century." Housed in a beautiful custom matching black-and-red slipcase. . Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good or Better. Illus. by Keith Ward.

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        Frank Lloyd Wright defends his principled opposition to America entering the Second World War?in a broadsheet sent to Lewis Mumford. Mumford, a passionate opponent of Hitler and Nazism would soon break with Wright over the issue and they would not speak again for over a decade

      Taliesin, Spring Green, Wisconsin, [May1941]. 8.5" x 8.5"(folded),17" x 17"(open). "Broadsheet, A TALIESIN SQUARE-PAPER A NONPOLITICAL VOICE FROM OUR DEMOCRATIC MINORITY. (Taliesin, Spring Green, Wisconsin, [May 1941]) 4pp. 8.5"" x 8.5"" (folded), 17"" x 17"" (open), not numbered, this issue titled, ""GOOD AFTERNOON, EDITOR EVJUE"" Addressed on the verso in type to ""MR. LEWIS MUMFORD AMENIA NEW YORK"" who adds a date in pencil on the address panel: ""29/V/41"". Light toning toward original folds and margins, else fine condition.Subtitled, ""A FREE FEARLESS ENLIGHTENED MINORITY IS THE CONSCIENCE OF A DEMOCRATIC NATION. WHEN IT IS STIFLED, DEMOCRACY IS GONE FROM THE LIFE OF THE PEOPLE AND FROM THE LIFE OF THE NATION,"" this was an occasional series of publications published by Wright at Taliesin between 1941 and 1953. The early issues, focused on Wrights' resistance to the United States entering the war in Europe?"though Wright, who was a principled opponent of war and empire, would not characterize his stance as isolationist. This issue reprints an exchange between Wright and William T. Evjue, editor of the Capital Times of Madison, Wisconsin concerning U.S. involvement in the war in Europe. Responding directly to accusations of isolationism and by default, supporting Hitler: ""I have great respect and considerable affection for the editor of this paper. The fact that I deplore the violence of his anti-Hitlerism does not diminish this fact. Deploring the extremity of his anti-Hitlerism does not mean I am pro-Nazi.... I admire his [Evjue's] loyalty to our president because he believes the president's foreign policy is right. He is fortune. I believe the president's foreign policy is dangerously wrong..."" Stating his firm belief in the virtues of a citizen-militia as espoused by Voltaire, he found the idea of a draft lottery ""demoralizing, not inspiring, American youth. Why must haphazard lottery take the place of free will and circumstantial evidence in selecting the defenders of this nation when human life is the pawn?"" Wright accuses Roosevelt, whom he supported in the early years of his administration, of using Hitler as a bogyman ""to frighten the nation,"" allowing him to roll over a ""craven congress,"" that had ""sold out democracy."" In some respects, Wright was prophetic. He viewed the vast military buildup taking place as shortsighted as many of the items being produced would be soon outdated and to a certain extent he was correct in that assessment. While he advocated a 350,000-strong citizen militia to defend the country's shores?"an impractical idea in the face of professional armies?"he did envision that within five years ""we should have the best air force on earth,"" while maintaining a ""superb submarine flotilla."" On both of these counts, Wright was right on the money. In a similar vein, Wright, who believed that the decentralization of cities was critical to the preservation of democracy, he foresaw, in his plans for Broadacre City, the suburbanization of America. Despite Wright's principled opposition to U.S. entry into the war, many found his positions repugnant. His statement: ""I agreed with Ambassador Kennedy then and I agree with him now,"" did not win him many friends. This included the architectural critic Lewis Mumford, to whom Wright sent this particular copy.Lewis Mumford and Frank Lloyd Wright first began corresponding in the 1920s, after Mumford had contributed an essay to the Dutch journal Wendingen in 1925 in which he discussed Wright's work as a continuation of a line of innovation begun by H. H. Richardson and Louis Sullivan as well as placing Wright in contrast to the European modernists like Le Corbusier. Mumford also characterized Wright's work as an ideal of form and expression ideally suited to the American landscape. An article along similar lines authored by Mumford for The American Mercury, elected a response from Wright in August 1926, in which the architect questioned the depth Mumford's understanding of his work. A set of exchanges culminated in their first meeting, a luncheon at the Plaza Hotel in New York, during the winter of 1926-1927 that would being a long and productive dialogue and friendship.This friendship, born of mutual respect and a love of argument, came under enormous strain in the years leading up the Second World War. Mumford, a liberal Democrat, viewed the rise of Nazism and Fascism anxiously?"as he detailed in numerous articles and two full-length works: Men must Act (1939) and Faith For Living (1940) . Wright held a different view. His general distrust of empire compelled Wright to take a stand against American involvement in the escalating European conflict that stuck many as merely isolationist?"a charge that the architect roundly rejected.The final straw for Mumford came in a subsequent Taliesin Square-Paper, which declared ""HITLER IS WINNING THIS WAR WITHOUT A NAVY. We are facing a new kind of warfare that the British Empire, owing to traditional faith in a great navy, cannot learn in time even if we furnished the equipment... Our frontier is no longer England, nor in any sense, it is European. Our frontier is our own shores."" An infuriated Mumford shot back to Wright: ""You dishonor all the generous impulses you once ennobled... Be silent! lest you bring upon yourself some greater shame."" To this, Wright retorted: ""There is no good Empire, there never was a just war."" True to his principles, Wright remained steadfastly opposed to the Second World War, and war in general. Escalating the feud, Mumford published his response to Wright in the interventionist journal, the New Leader. The two did not speak for over a decade. The postwar period saw a thaw in their relationship, and Mumford remained a great admirer of Wright's work, despite their personal and philosophical differences. And Wright, despite Mumford's public shaming of the architect in print, continued sending New Year's greetings, unanswered by Mumford. However in the spring of 1951, Wright forwarded Mumford a copy of Sixty Years of Living Architecture, inscribed: ""In spite of all, your old F. Ll. W.""The gesture moved Mumford to respond and the two began the process of reconciliation.On February 1952, the two reunited for the first time in over a decade, at the place where they first met, over lunch at The Plaza ?" where they enjoyed what Mumford described as ""our reconciliation luncheon."" As they caught up on family news and professional developments, Wright rendered a series of four sketches, one of the Walker Warehouse in Chicago (1888-1889) and the Wainwright Tomb in St. Louis (1890), both designed by his Leiber Meister, Louis Sullivan. (As Adler and Sullivan's chief draftsman, Wright had a direct involvement with both projects). Cognizant of the importance of that afternoon, Mumford retained the sketches as a souvenir (Wright, Mumford, et al., Frank Lloyd Wright & Lewis Mumford: Thirty Years of Correspondence, 2001, 22-26)."

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        New Poems: 1940 - An Anthology of British and American Verse. Edited by Oscar Williams. With a Foreword by George Barker. Including an Appendix with Biographical Notes and Portraits of the Poets.

      New York, The Yardstick Press, 1941.. First Edition. 8°. 276 pages. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. From the library of american poet Peter Viereck. Inscribed and signed on the titlepage: "Peter Viereck - with regards - Oscar Williams".. [Includes Poetry by Conrad Aiken / W.H.Auden: September 1,1939 / In Memory of W.B.Yeats (died January 1939) / George Barker: Triumphal Ode MCMXXXIX / Two Epistles / Seven Pacific Sonnets etc. / John Berryman: The Spinning Heart / The Moon and the Night and the Men / Desires of Men and Women etc. / Elizabeth Bishop - Roosters / Richard Eberhart - The Groundhog / The Soul longs to Return whence it Came / Alfred Hayes - The Imitation of Faust / Robinson Jeffers: May-June 1940 / The Bloody Sire / Willard Maas: The Secret on the Urn / The Kind Look / The Marble Head / Archibald MacLeish: Discovery of this Time / Voyage West / Louis MacNeice - Death of an Actress / Refugees / Jehu / Mariannae Moore: A Glass-Ribbed Nest / What are Years / Frederic Prokosch - Elegy / The Festival / War of Nerves / Muriel Rukeyser - The Rotten Lake Elegy / The River Elegy / Marshall Schacht - "The New Yorker" / Not to Forget Miss Dickinson / The Fancy People / Theodore Spencer - Two of a Kind / Stephen Spender - To Poets and Airmen / Air Raid / Dusk / At Night / The Double Shame / Dylan Thomas - Light Breaks Where No Sun Shines / Ten Sonnets / Twenty Four Years / Poem / Robert Penn Warren - Bearded Oaks / Crime / Picnic Remembered / Oscar Williams - The Man Coming Toward You / A 1940 Vacation / The Leg in the Subway / I Remember the Block Party / William Carlos Williams - The Forgotten City / Marya Zaturenska - The Casket of Pandora / The Descent of the Vulture / and many more - Appendix with Biographical Notes and Portraits of the Poets.

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        The Pure Theory of Capital

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited,, 1941. Octavo. Original blue cloth, gilt title to spine. With figures in the text. Slight wear to spine ends and corners, endpapers lightly toned; a very good copy. First edition of this scarce title, which showed "the very complex nature of capital and its importance in economic booms and slumps, and stands as a classic in the field" (Butler). Hayek "provides lucid expositions of his notions of 'inter-temporal equilbrium', the 'physical productivity of investment', and the 'vertical or successive division of labor'. Although Hayek rejects the concept of a 'supply of capital' as a measurable quantity, he derives a meaningful 'marginal productivity of investment'" (IESS).

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        The Mysterious Affair At Styles

      London: The Bodley Head, 1941., 1941. Author's first novel, reissued. Octavo., pp. 296. Publisher's red cloth, titles in black to spine. Pictorial dustwrapper illustrated by H.T. Warren, shows titles and a horrified face in the shadows to front cover, titles to spine, and publisher's advertisements to rear cover; unclipped, originally priced at 2s 6d. Binding is slightly rubbed, a little cocked and shaken, with some bumping to corners. Internally clean and free from spotting. Rare in the dust wrapper, which is rubbed and a little dusty, with some loss to corners and at the base of the spine, removing the "ad" from Bodley Head. The first appearance of the cerebral Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot, perhaps the only rival to Doyle's Sherlock Holmes for the position of greatest fictional detective in the public imagination. This novel, Christie's first, also introduces two other favourite characters, Captain Hastings and Inspector Japp. Truly a tour de force, and the best place to start improving the little grey cells with a little light detective work.

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        Nostalgie de Paris EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Genève: Editions du milieu du monde, 1941. Fine. Editions du milieu du monde, Genève 1941, 12x19cm, broché. - First edition, one of 14 numbered copies on "pur-fil" paper Marais, ours specially printed for Charles Perrenoud, head draw after 2 and 8 Rives old Japan. Signed autograph of the author under the justification of the draw: "With friends in Paris and my best memory" acquired two drawings with pencils red and blue colors. The first consisting of a profile portrait with the smoking cigarette, the second being a little heart pierced by an arrow with the abbreviation P (our) .L (a) .V (ie). Small bites on the back, the boards, the guards and the margins of some leaves. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 14 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil du Marais, le nôtre spécialement imprimée pour Charles Perrenoud, tirage de tête après 2 vieux Japon et 8 Rives. Envoi autographe signé de Francis Carco en dessous de la justification du tirage : "Avec les amitiés de Paris et mon meilleur souvenir" enrichi de deux dessins aux crayons de couleurs rouge et bleu. Le premier consistant en un autoportrait de profil à la cigarette fumante, le second étant un petit coeur traversé d'une flèche avec l'abréviation P(our).L(a).V(ie). Petites piqûres sur le dos, les plats, les gardes et les marges de certains feuillets.

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        La Abadesa de Castro. Traducción y prólogo de M.L.M

      Barcelona, Editorial Apolo, 1941. 4to.; 127 pp. Encuadernación original en tela.

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        Deudas sagradas Cuentos del Pilar Segunda edición

      Zaragoza, Talleres Editoriales El Noticiero, Octubre 1941. 4to. menor; 112 pp. Ilustraciones de Barradas. Cubiertas originales de Barradas..

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        Relación de Tezcoco. [Seguido de:] Breve y Sumaria Relación de los Señores y maneras y diferencias que había de ellos en la Nueva España. [Seguido de:] Varias Relaciones antiguas anónimas: «Historia de los Mexicanos por sus pinturas», «Relación de la Genealogía y Linaje de los Señores que han señoreado esta Tierra de Nueva España», «Orígen de los Mexicanos» (y) «Éstas son Leyes que tenían los Indios de la Nueva España». Estudio introductorio de Joaquín García Icazbalceta

      México, D.F., Editorial Salvador Chavez Haydoe, 1941 [«Nueva Colección de Documentos para la Historia de México»]. 4to. mayor; XXXIX - 289 pp. Cubiertas originales.

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        THE GESTAPO, HITLER'S SECRET POLICE--THE NAZI SCOURGE IN GERMANY, THE CONQUERED COUNTRIES [AND] THE UNITED STATES.

      Kansas City, Mo. , & New York, Friends Of Democracy, Inc. 1941 - 1st edition. Original Black wrappers, Newspaper-sized elephant folio, 32 pages. 43 cm tall. Loaded with photos, illustrations, portraits, facsimiles, and diagrams. Documentary and pictorial evidence of the Gestapo's activities, produced before the US had entered the was as a call to arms against the Gestapo. Much on early concentration camps, driving the Jews out of Vienna, mass shootings in Poland, Gestapo persecutions in Holland, Norway, Bulgaria, Rumania, Paris. Also includes material on Gestapo agents in the US, with some Nazi spies posing as Jewish refugees. Final page asks, "What Can We Do About the Gestapo?" and calls on Americans to defeat Hitlerism and to support the nations in Europe who are fighting Germany—and to do this now, while they are still able to fight. "This means all-out aid to Britain now! .Nazism, the root, is the real foe that threatens us. It's evil plant, the Gestapo, will perish when Nazism is destroyed. " SUBJECT (S) : National socialism. Propaganda, German. World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Public opinion. National socialism. Propaganda, German. Geheime Staatspolizei. Printed on good quality paper which has held up very well, a bit of wear, stray mark on front cover, horizontal crease, about Very Good Condition. Dramatic and important as a pre-war appeal to the American public. (holo2-125-8) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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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 - 1st edition, Later cloth with original wrappers bound in, 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. Ex-library, but only one stamp on original pages, to blank rear of title page. Other markings are only to later-added endpapers and binding, not to any original pages, Very Good Condition thus. An important collection of evidence from the period. (Holo2-120-27) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS - First Edition, Second Printing

      New York: Works Publishing Co., 1941. (The Big Blue Book) A near very good copy (upper corners bumped, touch of soil). Gilt on spine still fairly bright. A nice, tight copy with no internal markings, very suitable for a gift. In a great dustjacket, a laser color COPY of an elusive original which was good+, showing normal wear and light chipping. You have to look closely to realize it's a copy. A welcome addition to the shelf of your favorite collector.. March, 1941. Cloth. Near Very Good/Color Laser Copy.

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        Documento - Moda. Anno I. Stagione primavera - estate 1941 - XIX

      Grafitalia gi? Pizzi e Pizio 1941 7 fascicoli in 4, pp. 24; (10); 28; (14); (18); (18); (14) con tavole anche doppie, carte di vario genere, fotomontaggi, inserti a fustelle e campioni in stoffa. Raccolta di estratti editoriali dell'importante numero annuale di Documento - Moda 1941 (usci' solamente un altro numero l'anno seguente). Gli estratti sono divisi per argomenti: Colori, Linea, Tessuti, Biancheria, Merletto, Calzoleria, Accessori che sono sette (su nove) dei capitoli in cui e' divisa la pubblicazione. Importante testimonianza della moda italiana autarchica che dal 1935 vide con l'Ente nazionale della moda di Torino, lo sviluppo di nuove modalita' svincolate dagli stilemi francesi, di disegnare vestiti e accessori. Ideatore di questo ente che forniva brevetti di italianita' fu Vladimiro Rossini,  curatore peraltro di questa pubblicazione su cui compaiono i celebri modelli Ferragamo (scarpe), le creazioni di Brunetta, Ciuti, Sorelle Scarfo ecc. La grafica curata da G. Vitrotto mescola soluzioni pittoriche con fotografia e con l'utilizzo di fustelle in cartoncino (il rigato circolare, i campioni di capretto della Sarec) , straordinari campioni di stoffe applicati ( i campioni di seta e lana della ditta Satam, quelli di Zegna ecc.) e l'utilizzo della serigrafia ( fascicolo colore in cui sono raffigurati i diversi colori moda con le corrispondenti tinte in contrasto e in armonia). ITA

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        The Overturned Lake

      Cincinnati: The Little Man Press, , 1941. Small octavo. Original pale blue cloth, titles to spine red, text printed on blue paper. With the dust jacket. Title page by Matta. Spine and board edges a little faded, contents mildly toned; an excellent copy in the toned jacket with a couple of nicks and chips to extremities. First edition, signed limited issue. Number 39 of 50 copies signed by Ford, from an edition of 400 copies.

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        Translations From The Chinese (extra illustrated with signed etching by Baldridge)

      New York: Alfred Knopf, 1941. Hardbound. VG, with leather bookplate of Harry N. Abrams inside front cover. Faux vellum, cream colored with red chinese characters printed on spine. Original signed etching facing title-page, wherein it is written "9 copies" Etching is titled "Hatamen Street" and is signed and dated 1941. Colophon for this edition at rear, signed by Richard Ellis, who designed this edition. Presumably one of 9 copies with this binding and etching.

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        The archive of Churchill's wartime nurse, including an inscribed copy of My Early Life, her wartime diary, wartime photographs and correspondence, and later letters from Churchill's official biographer

      London: Macmillan & Co., Ltd., 1941. Hardcover. This remarkable Second World War archive from ChurchillÂ’s wartime nurse, Dorothy Pugh (1919-2014), includes her inscribed copy of ChurchillÂ’s autobiography, her personal wartime diary, wartime photographs, and later correspondence from ChurchillÂ’s official biographer. In February 1943, Churchill was struggling to recover from a series of illnesses, including pneumonia. ChurchillÂ’s doctor, Sir Charles Wilson (made Lord Moran that March), Dean of St. MaryÂ’s Hospital Medical School, hired a young St. MaryÂ’s nurse to attend the Prime Minister. Her diary records that all she knew on 19 February 1943 was “Am to go out on a case tomorrowÂ… all very exciting.” The next day she “Met Sir C Wilson who duly introduced me to Mr WSC met Mrs C a little later. Both of them very nice indeedÂ… it all feels strange and unreal but no doubt I shall soon get used to it…” By the next day, it was decided she would reside with the Prime Minister: “Am going to live in as itÂ’s a rush to get here in the morning.” She would stay with him for several weeks, and thereafter as needed. During her first week with Churchill, he gave her a copy of My Early Life inscribed: “To | Nurse Dorothy Pugh | from | Winston S. Churchill | February 1943”. For the next eighteen months, Nurse Pugh would not only serve the Prime Minister in London, but also accompany him to Chequers and travel with him to both the First and Second Quebec conferences with Roosevelt. Her inscribed copy of My Early Life is the 1941 first printing of the wartime Macmillan reprint from the 1930 first edition plates. Nurse PughÂ’s inscribed copy is in near fine condition except for wrinkling to the front cover binding cloth, which appears to be a binding flaw rather than the result of any subsequent damage. The dust jacket is in near very good condition, showing overall age and wear, including modest spine toning, with only minor losses to extremities. The inscribed book is significant, but Nurse PughÂ’s remarkable personal diary truly anchors this archive, with myriad unique glimpses of wartime history – and of Churchill himself. The diary, in superior condition in the original blue leather binding, bears entries spanning 1942 to 1946. Nurse PughÂ’s entries juxtapose movie reviews, enthusiasm for eggs, and concern for her RAF husband (252 Squadron, flying Bristol Beaufighters in the Mediterranean, including Libya and Greece) with first-hand accounts of Churchill and key wartime figures that range from humorous and poignant (“Bed bathed P.MÂ…. Mrs C as an audience”) to grave import (“PM told me that Tunisia will be O.K. now.”). PughÂ’s entries interweave daily London life of rationing, air raids, and “carry on” ethos with the momentous figures, events, and decisions shaping wartime Britain. This thought must have been shared by ChurchillÂ’s official biographer, Sir Martin Gilbert, who contacted Nurse Pugh on 22 March 1982 asking for her recollections about Churchill. Nurse Pugh replied on 6 April 1982 and some of her reflections were recorded in ChurchillÂ’s official biography, including her conversation with Churchill aboard the Queen Mary en route to the second Quebec conference with Roosevelt in September 1944. Three letters from Gilbert are included in this archive, as are five photographs of Nurse Pugh, among them two taken in Quebec during her travels with Churchill, as well as a Christmas 1944 letter to Nurse Pugh from her superior at St. MaryÂ’s Hospital. The archive is housed in a purpose-built half leather clamshell case with a nested cloth chemise. Nurse PughÂ’s husband survived the war; they would have two children and six grandchildren. At the end of her long life she was remembered for many things – a generous nature, charity work, love of gardening and keenness for ornithology – but perhaps most for her wartime service to Churchill. Her unique experience is remarkably encapsulated and illuminated in this archive, in both ChurchillÂ’s hand and her own. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A91.6.a

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        The Ill-Made Knight

      Collins, London 1941 - Top corners slightly bumped. Light browning and a little wear to page edges. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Pages otherwise clean and unmarked. Jacket has a quarter-inch triangular chip in the bottom edge of the front panel and slight chipping at the top of the spine, in the top edge of the rear panel and at the top left hand corner of the rear panel. There are also six small closed tears in various places in the edge of the jacket and some fading and edge rubbing to the spine. Some surface discolouration to the white area in the centre of the rear panel of the jacket. The front flap which is un-priced has a crease running diagonally down from the top edge. First printing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Ill-Made Knight. The third volume of White's celebrated Arthurian tetralogy.

      Collins, London, 1941, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, 1st Edition. The first English edition (preceded by the US issue published the previous year). 8vo. 296pp. Red cloth lettered in gold at spine. Illustrated with decorations by the author. Top edge dust marked and with just a trace of minor blemishing to cloth at upper board. Small stain to the margin of three adjacent leaves. A slightly dusty yet very good copy housed in the extremely uncommon dust wrapper, albeit a somewhat handled example - faded and a little stained at spine panel and with a small enclosed tear; nicked and rubbed at edges with several small tears and fractions of loss; and with some dust soiling to rear panel. Handsome former owner bookplate to front pastedown.

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        Chroniques de l'homme maigre suivies de Propos d'hier EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Grasset, 1941. Fine. Grasset, Paris 1941, 12x19cm, broché. - First edition, one of 62 numbered copies on Alfa paper, the only leading copies after 18 "pur-fil" paper. Signed autograph of the author. Light spots on the flat edge and the guards, otherwise nice copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 62 exemplaires numérotés sur alfa, seuls grands papiers après 18 pur fil. Envoi autographe signé de Paul Morand. Légères piqûres marginales sur les plats et les gardes, sinon agréable exemplaire.

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        Il tappeto verde

      Firenze , VALLECCHI, 1941 - . 16mo. pp. 82. Dedica e firma autografe dell'Autore a Salvatore Quasimodo, datata maggio 1941 (Inscribed and signed by the Author to Salvatore Quasimodo, Maj 1941). Molto buono (Very Good). . Prima edizione (First Edition). [Gambetti, 1997]. Opera prima dell'Autore. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A rare broadsheet from Frank Lloyd Wright expressing his opposition to American involvement in World War II, sent to Lewis Mumford

      Taliesin, Spring Green, Wisconsin, [May1941]. 8.5" x 8.5"(folded),17" x 17"(open). "Broadsheet, A TALIESIN SQUARE-PAPER A NONPOLITICAL VOICE FROM OUR DEMOCRATIC MINORITY. (Taliesin, Spring Green, Wisconsin, [May 1941]) 4pp. 8.5"" x 8.5"" (folded), 17"" x 17"" (open), this issue (No. 5) titled, ""TO BEAT THE ENEMY"" Addressed on the verso in type to ""MR. LEWIS MUMFORD AMENIA NEW YORK"" who tersely writes, ""Return to"" with an arrow pointing to ""TALIESIN,"", crossing out his name and writing ""'Take,"" as well as adding a date in pencil: ""July 41"". Light toning toward original folds and margins, else fine condition.Subtitled, ""A FREE FEARLESS ENLIGHTENED MINORITY IS THE CONSCIENCE OF A DEMOCRATIC NATION. WHEN IT IS STIFLED, DEMOCRACY IS GONE FROM THE LIFE OF THE PEOPLE AND FROM THE LIFE OF THE NATION,"" this was an occasional series of publications published by Wright at Taliesin between 1941 and 1953. The early issues, focused on Wrights' resistance to the United States entering the war in Europe???though Wright, who was a principled opponent of war and empire, would not characterize his stance as isolationist. Entitled ""TO BEAT THE ENEMY,"" Wright decries all forms of ""despotism,"" whether it German, Russian, Japanese, or American. ""No matter who wins this war, we, the people will eventually have to resolve this clash between two despotisms: the visible despotism of the axis powers and the invisible despotism of the so-called Democratic powers... Democratic despotism is losing visibility rapidly as we sneak toward total war. If we ask we will find the answers to be the same. Winning the war is not going to help the people if either set of rulers win if orthodox-finance governs heir use of the victory as it most surely will, unless the people act NO. If the people do not act no, democracy is no longer a living issue! If Hitler wins he would have to remain a visible despot. If Churchill wins he would have to become one with Franklin Roosevelt a likely a second.""Lewis Mumford and Frank Lloyd Wright first began corresponding in the 1920s, after Mumford had contributed an essay to the Dutch journal Wendingen in 1925 in which he discussed Wright's work as a continuation of a line of innovation begun by H. H. Richardson and Louis Sullivan as well as placing Wright in contrast to the European modernists like Le Corbusier. Mumford also characterized Wright's work as an ideal of form and expression ideally suited to the American landscape. An article along similar lines authored by Mumford for The American Mercury, elected a response from Wright in August 1926, in which the architect questioned the depth Mumford's understanding of his work. A set of exchanges culminated in their first meeting, a luncheon at the Plaza Hotel in New York, during the winter of 1926-1927 that would being a long and productive dialogue and friendship.This friendship, born of mutual respect and a love of argument, came under enormous strain in the years leading up the Second World War. Mumford, a liberal Democrat, viewed the rise of Nazism and Fascism anxiously???as he detailed in numerous articles and two full-length works: Men must Act (1939) and Faith For Living (1940) . Wright held a different view. His general distrust of empire compelled Wright to take a stand against American involvement in the escalating European conflict that struck many as merely isolationist???a charge that the architect roundly rejected.The final straw for Mumford had already arrived in a May 1941 issue which declared ""HITLER IS WINNING THIS WAR WITHOUT A NAVY. We are facing a new kind of warfare that the British Empire, owing to traditional faith in a great navy, cannot learn in time even if we furnished the equipment... Our frontier is no longer England, nor in any sense, it is European. Our frontier is our own shores.... "" An infuriated Mumford shot back to Wright: ""You dishonor all the generous impulses you once ennobled... Be silent! lest you bring upon yourself some greater shame."" To this, Wright retorted: ""There is no good Empire, there never was a just war."" True to his principles, Wright remained steadfastly opposed to the Second World War, and war in general. Escalating the feud, Mumford published his response to Wright in the interventionist journal, the New Leader. The two did not speak for over a decade. Wright, despite Mumford's hostility, continued sending along his ""Square-Papers,"" together with New Year's greetings and other pleasantries, all of which went unanswered by Mumford.The postwar period saw a thaw in their relationship, and Mumford remained a great admirer of Wright's work, despite their personal and philosophical differences. And Wright, despite Mumford's public shaming of the architect in print, continued sending New Year's greetings, unanswered by Mumford. However in the spring of 1951, Wright forwarded Mumford a copy of Sixty Years of Living Architecture, inscribed: ""In spite of all, your old F. Ll. W.""The gesture moved Mumford to respond and the two began the process of reconciliation, and the pair continued to correspond until Wright's death in 1959 (Wright, Mumford, et al., Frank Lloyd Wright & Lewis Mumford: Thirty Years of Correspondence, 2001, 22-26)."

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        Gattenwahl zu ehelichem Glück und erblicher Ertüchtigung

      München / Berlin, J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1941.. . Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlagseinband (grünes Ganzleinen / Leinen / OLn / Ln im Format 8vo 20,4 x 14,4 cm) mit Rücken- und dekoriertem Deckeltitel. 171 Seiten, Schrift: Fraktur, mit Namens- und Sachverzeichnis. Der Verfasser war Professor für Rassenkunde, Völkerbiologie und Ländliche Soziologie an der Universität Freiburg im Breisgau. - Aus dem Inhalt: Vorwort - Einleitung: Verkehrte Gattenwahl als eine der Hauptursachen neuzeitlicher Ehezerrüttung / Die neuzeitliche Zerrüttung der Ehe und Familie / Die Ehescheidungen / Gattenwahl als Vorgang der Siebung und Auslese / Wunschbilder der Gattenwahl) -Gattenwahl zu ehelichem Glück (Heiratsalter und Altersunterschied zwischen Mann und Frau / Volksschicht und Stand, Lebenshöhe und Ebenburt / Die Leibesschönheit: lebensgesetzliche Bedeutung der Leibesschönheit, Wirkung und Schulung eines Sinnes für Leibesschönheit, Leibesschönheit als Kennzeichen eines Wunschbildes der Gattenwahl / Verwirrende Einflüsse: Verliebtheit, romantische Liebe, übereilte Bindung, städtisches Leben, Zusammenschulung der beiden Geschlechter, Elternhaus, Zwiespalt im geschlechtlichen Empfinden, männische Männer, selbstlose Frauen, Widerspruch zweier Wunschbilder, Glaubensverschiedenheit, Fömmelei) / Die gegenseitige Ergänzung von Mann und Frau (Gegensätze Ungleichheiten, verschiedene Ergänzungslehren, Vermeidung ergänzungswidriger Verbindungen, Ergänzung und Ebenburt) / Das Auslesevorbild vom tüchtigen, edlen und schönen Menschen / Eine Aufgabe für Unterricht, Dichtung und Bildende Kunst / Die Mädchen- und Frauengestalten in Shakespeares Werken / Die gesunde Auffassung der Geschlechtsliebe bei Shakespeare / Menschen, die nicht heiraten sollen (Geschlechtskranke, gleichgeschlechtlich veranlagte Menschen; Menschen die in der Ehe ein Heilmittel suchen; Menschen, deren geschlechtliches Empfinden zwiespältig oder grob-sinnlich ist; unmütterliche Frauen, seelische Landstreicher; Gelehrte, Weltverbesserer, Verbildete, Hysterische, Unverträgliche, Überfeinerte, Überempfindliche; Erblich-Minderwertige) / Menschen, die man mit Vorsicht betrachten, und Menschen, die man besser nicht heiraten soll (Geschlechtskrankheiten, Rachitis, Zuckerkrankheit, schwere Stoffwechselkrankheiten, Frauenrechtlerinnen, unweibliche Frauen, eigenbezügliche Menschen, gewisse Künstler und Künstlerinnen; Männer, die als Erfolgreiche schnell aufgestiegen sind; Minderwertige und gemeinschaftswidrige Menschen; Menschen mit ansteckenden Krankheiten; übermäßig verschlossene, spröde und schwierige Menschen; Menschen, die sich als unverstanden erscheinen; geistig und seelisch kranke Menschen; Plänemacher, Schwindler; schwachsinnige Mädchen) - Gattenwahl zu erblicher Ertüchtigung. Die Anwendung der Erblehre auf Siebung und Auslese der Menschen (Vermeidung von Heiraten mit erblich-minderwertigen Menschen / Erbkundliche Beurteilung von Familien und Einzelmenschen / Abschätzung des durchschnittlichen Erbwertes einer Familie / Heirat mit Erbinnen / Verwandtenheirat / Vermeidung der Heirat erbkranker Menschen in erbgesunden Familien) / Austausch von Gesundheitszeugnissen vor der Verlobung - Namensverzeichnis - Sachverzeichnis. - Behandelt werden Themen wie z.B.: mögliche Gefahren der Verwandtenheirat, Eheschließung mit biologisch / seelisch Minderwertigen, verkehrte Gattenwahl, Hauptursachen neuzeitlicher Ehezerrüttung, Zerrüttung der Ehe und Familie, Ursachen der Ehescheidungen,Gattenwahl als Vorgang der Siebung und Auslese, Gattenwahl-Wunschbilder, eheliches Glück, Heiratsalter, Altersunterschied zwischen Mann und Frau, Volksschicht und Stand, Lebenshöhe, Ebenburt, Ebenbürtigkeit, lebensgesetzliche Bedeutung der Leibesschönheit, Verliebtheit als Irrweg in eine Ehe, rassisch / erbbilogisch bedingte Mißheirat, romantische Liebe, übereilte Bindung, Zusammenschulung der beiden Geschlechter, männische Männer, selbstlose Frauen, Glaubensverschiedenheit, Frömmelei, gegenseitige Ergänzung von Mann und Frau, Vermeidung ergänzungswidriger Verbindungen, das Auslesevorbild vom tüchtigen, edlen und schönen Menschen, Mädchen- und Frauengestalten bei Shakespeare, gesunde Auffassung der Geschlechtsliebe bei Shakespeare; Menschen, die nicht heiraten sollen; unmütterliche Frauen, seelische Landstreicher, Stubengelehrte, Weltverbesserer, Verbildete, Hysterische, Unverträgliche, Überfeinerte, Überempfindliche, Erblich-Minderwertige, Ehewarnung vor Frauenrechtlerinnen und unweiblichen Frauen, spröde und schwierige Menschen, Plänemacher, Schwindler, schwachsinnige Mädchen, Wunsch der Erbgesundheitslehre nach Frühheirat der erblich wertvolleren Jugend, körperliche Schönheit: Anzeichen einer gesunden und edlen Veranlagung, Heirat aus wirrer Verliebtheit, Lenkung der Gattenwahl auf ein völkisches Auslesevorbild, ausgeprägte Vorliebe der Indogermanen für Leibesschönheit, Erziehung zur aufartenden Gattenwahl, Leibesschönheit und seelische Vortrefflichkeit, Lenkung der Gattenwahl, Ziel: glückliche Ehen Erblich-Hochwertiger, Ausleserichtung eines Volkes, Bewahrung der Auslesehöhe bei den Indogermanen, Zeugungsvorsprung der erblich Minderwertigen in Spätzeiten der Völker, Körperschönheit als Anzeichen wertvoller Erbanlagen, völkische Lebensordnung mit ihrem Vorbild des schönen und edlen Menschen, Gattenwahl zu erblicher Ertüchtigung, Anwendung der Erblehre auf Siebung und Auslese der Menschen, Vermeidung von Heiraten mit erblich-minderwertigen Menschen, erbkundliche Beurteilung von Familien und Einzelmenschen, Erbwert einer Familie, Heirat mit reichen Erbinnen, Vermeidung der Heirat erbkranker Menschen in erbgesunde Familien, Austausch von Gesundheitszeugnissen vor der Verlobung, Warnung vor Ehe mit Geisteskranken und Psychopathen, inkaufzunehmende Erbemängel der Überfeinerten, usw. - Mit zeittypischen Ausführungen wie z.B.: "Eingehende Erwägungen über Ehetauglichkeit, Siebung, Auslese und Vererbung finden sich besonders in den Werken des lange verkannten Johann Peter Frank, besonders in dem "System einer vollständigen medizinischen Polizey" von 1788. Frank verlangte eine eidesstattliche Versicherung der beiden Verlobten vor einer Behörde, daß sie von ansteckenden und erblichen Krankheiten frei seien; er verlangte eine staatliche Förderung der Heirat wohlgearteter Menschen mit miteinander und ein Eheverbot für missgeschaffene Menschen: "Das Heiraten der gänzlich ausgearteten, zwergartigen, sehr krüppelhaft verstellten Menschen darf nie gestattet werden; hingegen soll man darauf sehen, daß schöne, mit starken, wohl gebauten und gesundem Körper prangende Menschen im Eheschließung mit ihresgleichen unterstützt werden. Die Kindererzeugung ist die erste Absicht der Ehe" / "Gegenüber der Anweisung an Erblich-Minderwertige, lieber ledig zu bleiben, muss aber Vorsicht empfohlen werden: Menschen, die leichte Erbmängel bei sich feststellen, sollten sich noch nicht deshalb zu den Erblich-Minderwertigen rechnen. Sonst wird es leicht dahin kommen, daß Kluge und Gewissenhafte, die am meisten befähigt sind, die Folgen unerwünschter Fortpflanzung für das Gesamtwurf zu bedenken, auf Nachkommenschaft verzichteten, was umso bedenklicher wäre, als doch die minder klugen und minder gewissenhaften Menschen, besonders diejenigen schmarotzerischer Veranlagung, die mit staatlichen Beihilfen rechnen, unbekümmert heiraten und Kinder zeugen" - 21.-30.Tsd in sehr guter Erhaltung (Stempel auf Nachsatz, sonst sehr gut)

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        ORIGINAL ART: SCALAWAGONS OF OZ

      NEILL, JOHN R.. NEILL,JOHN R. ORIGINAL ART: SCALAWAGONS OF OZ. When Ruth Plumly Thompson left Oz publishers Reilly and Lee, John R. Neill took over as author of the Oz series while still continuing to illustrate the books. The first Oz book Neill wrote was Wonder City of Oz and Scalawagons was the next (1941). This is a wonderful large finished pen and ink drawing by Neill. Depicted is a Scalawagon (a magical car) and a man rushing to get into the car. He is surrounded by 10-15 strange winged creatures called Bell-Men (because they have bell's on their heads). The image measures 12 1/2" wide x 8 1/2" matted. This does not appear in the book. It is from the estate of the Neill family.

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        Ms. Brief m. eigenh. U. „H. Hesse".

      Montagnola, 20. IX. 1941. - 4to. 1 1/2 SS. Mit eigenh. Briefumschlag. Bleistift. An seinen Freund, den Dozenten Georg Goetz in Kopenhagen. „Dieser Tage waren es grade fünfzig Jahre, seit ich von meiner Mutter als Vierzehnjähriger ins Kloster Maulbronn gebracht wurde. [ ] ich bin dankbar dafür, das der Spätsommer dieses glücklosen Jahres noch warm und trocken ist und ich, außer morgens und abends, noch nicht frieren muß; dazu sind ja dann noch viele Monate da. [ ] Ich habe inzwischen, von einer Unruhe genötigt, nach sehr langer Pause wieder mehrere Seiten an Jos. Knecht gearbeitet, es fehlt jetzt nicht mehr viel. Dieser Tage hofft auch mein Verleger aus Berlin, den ich mehrere Jahre nicht gesehen habe, in dringen gewordenen Angelegenh. mich kurz besuchen zu können. Daß Sie über mich oder meine Bücher nicht reden und schreiben können, ist ganz in Ordnung. Es wäre anders, wenn es mein Schicksal wäre, unverstanden und erfolglos geblieben zu sein, aber so ist es ja nicht, wenn auch meine Wirkungen und Erfolgt nicht eigentlich offizielle sind. Hier ist nichts zu korrigieren. Glauben sie aber nicht, daß Sie mir ein Fremder seien! Ich kenne Sie nicht so gut wie Sie mich, natürlich; aber ich habe von Ihnen aus Ihren Briefen ein Bild, ein ganz bestimmtes, und das ist mir keineswegs fremd und fern, sondern gehört zum Vertrauten und Befreundeten. Meine Söhne sind wieder einmal alle drei beim Heer, der älteste hatte allerdings sehr langen Urlaub gehabt. Sie stehen da irgendwo in den Bergen herum, bauen an Wegen oder Unterständen, exerzieren, sehen Jahr um Jahr vergehen, sehnen sich nach Weib und Kind, nach Arbeit, nach ihrem eigenen, wirklichen Leben, werden langsam resigniert und ein wenig wie verwelkt - und werden von unsern Freunden in andern Ländern glühend darum beneidet, daß sie dies alles nicht ,im Ernst’ sondern nur vorbereitend und ohne Blutverlust tun. Die Menschen sind heut mit wenig [ ]" [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        [The War Speeches, comprising:]

      London: Cassell and Company Ltd.,, 1941?-46. Into Battle; The Unrelenting Struggle; The End of the Beginning; Onwards to Victory; The Dawn of Liberation; Victory; Secret Session Speeches. 7 individually issued works, octavo. Recent full burgundy morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Frontispieces in first five works along with other photographs. A fine set. First editions, first impressions.

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        The Oxford Book of Modern Verse 1892-1935

      Oxford Clarendon Press, UK 1941 - Reprint 1941. Book is very good++ and very bright. Full leather Sangorski and Sutclffe binding with decorative gilt work and tooling. Contents good. A lovely book. More images can be taken upon request. Ref 10152 Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Speak Up for Democracy - What You Can Do: A Practical Plan of Action for Every American Citizen

      New York: The Viking Press. Hardcover. 128 pages. Second printing of the 1940 first edition. Specially printed in connection with the national program of Appreciate America Inc. "At this very moment attempts directed, financed, or encouraged from Europe, Asia, and even from within our borders are being made to destroy our national unity and morale, to create and enlarge differences among us which might make for confusion, panic, and collapse, if we were attacked by an enemy." - from page vii. Bernays designed this plan to galvanize the ties of common interest of Americans for the purpose of achieving a strong national morale. His plan includes "proved methods of persuasion, of influencing, of crystallizing and mobilizing public opinion." - from page viii. Chapters include: What is Democracy; Speak Up for Democracy; What Democracy Means to You; Accusations and Answers; Saboteurs of Democracy; How to Speak Up for Democracy - General; Planned Events - Backbone of Your Campaign; Planning to Speak Up for Democracy; Holidays and other Celebrations - Springboards for Democracy; The Press; Using the Mail/Pamphlets/Leaflets; The Forum Discussion; Radio/Motion Pictures/Other Media; Youth; plus a variety of important information useful for campaigning. Boards illustrated in patriotic red, white and blue motif. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper, otherwise unmarked. Binding intact. Average wear. A sound copy of this important Bernays work. . Good. 1941. Second Printing.

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        Schriftstück mit eigenh. U.

      O. O., 11. August 1941. - 2 SS. Gr.-4to. Einige Bleistiftzusätze von fremder Hand. Fragebogen der „American Composers Alliance, Inc." Detaillierter Fragebogen der 1938 von amerikanischen Komponisten gegründeten Selbsthilfeorganisation, mit Schönbergs Angaben zu seiner Komposition „Karte für Opus 8", „Six Orchestral Songs (Sechs Orchester Lieder)" mit den Titeln „1. Natur - 2. Das Wappenschild. - 3. Sehnsucht. - 4. Nie ward ich, Herrin, müd'. - 5. Voll jener Süsse - 6. Wenn Vöglein klagen". Mit interessanten Informationen zur Entstehung etc. "When composed ‘1904’. Performance time ‘30 Min.’. Name of the Author ‘1 Heinrich Hart, 2, 8, 3 Volkssongs 4, 5, 6 Petrarca’." Es folgt eine genaue Aufstellung der Orchestrierung nach Instrumenten, Angaben zur Publizierung und Aufführungen: „Place of first performance ‚Prag’. Organization and conductor ‘Zemlinsky Deutsches Landestheater’. Other important performances [ ]".

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        The War Speeches & The Post-War Speeches, Into Battle, The Unrelenting Struggle, The End of the Beginning, Onwards to Victory, The Dawn of Liberation, Victory, Secret Session Speeches [SIGNED], The Sinews of Peace, Europe United, In the Balance, Stemming the Tide, The Unwritten Alliance.

      Cassell and Company 1941 - London: Cassell and Company Ltd., 1941–61. 12 individually issued works, octavo. Recent full royal blue morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt, rule to boards gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. Some occasional light foxing, an excellent set in handsome bindings. The War Speeches illustrated with frontispieces in first five volumes, 36 other plates in all. First editions, first impressions. SIGNED and inscribed to J C Nerney to the front free end paper of ‘The Secret Session Speeches’ “Christmas 1947”. With excellent provenance accompanied by a letter dated December 19 1947 with the address “28 Hyde Park Gate” which is where Churchill lived between 1874 and died in 1965. The letter states: “Dear Mr Nerney Mr Churchill inscribed this copy of the SECRET SESSION SPEECHES for you before he left for Morocco. He asked me to send it to you for Christmas with his good wishes. Yours very truly LM Marston (Lettice Marston) Private Secretary” J C Nerney was at one time Head of the Air Historical Branch and mentioned in many RAF publications if you search online. Churchill travelled to Morocco on December 10 1947 for a holiday in Marrakesh. Again this was well publicised. An excellent set of Churchill’s speeches signed to the Secret Session Speeches with a great provenance in the form of a letter from Churchill’s Private Secretary on Hyde Park Gate letter head referring to his holiday in Morocco in December 1947. Condition Report Externally Externally very good Gilt titles to the spine together with the Churchill rampant lion Gilt page edges Gilt edges to the boards Recent full royal blue morocco leather See above and photos Internally Marbled end papers Some foxing but generally clean See photos [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Safawid Rugs and Textiles: The Collection of the Shrine of Imam Ali at Al-Najaf

      Columbia University Press, 1941, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good in Fair dustjacket; 9 x 12 Hardback in Very Good condition. Pages, including plates, are bright and clean. Slipcase is present but damaged and in fair condition.. Illustrated by 39 black and white; GWO 1938. Catalog of these Persian rugs and textiles in this sacred Shia shrine. This copy is the original 1941 edition with the original green buckram cloth binding and gilt-lettered spine. ; 3; 130 pp.

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        Collection of autographs by Japanese political and military leaders: Saito Makoto, Toshizou Nishio, and Kichisaburo Nomura.

      Tokyo and [Washington, DC], 1933-1941. - 4 sets of autographs laid down to album leaves, including original envelopes, numerous photo reproductions and newspaper clippings. Collection assembled by the young Uruguayan nobleman Alejandro Zorrilla de San Martin (1909-87; Foreign Affairs Minister from 1963 to 1965 and grandson of José Luis Zorrilla de San Martín, the National Poet of Uruguay) by direct application. All signed in Japanese and English. Viscount Saito Makoto (1858-1936), formerly an admiral in the Imperial Navy, signs as Prime Minister of Japan (8 August 1933). General Toshizo Nishio (1881-1960) was considered one of the most successful and ablest strategists of the Imperial Japanese Army. His card is postmarked 5 Sept. 1934. Kichisaburo Nomura (1877-1964), another former Imperial admiral, served as ambassador to the United States at the time of the attack on Pearl Harbor. His signature is dated 9 April 1941, eight months before that event, and is accompanied by a TLS cover letter by the Secretary to the Ambassador. Also included is a TLS from Goro Sakale, son of General Gaishi Nagaoka (1858-1933), who informs Zorrilla that his father, to whom the collector had applied for an autograph, passed away on the 23rd of April. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Alcoholics Anonymous: Freed Slaves of Drink , Now They Free Others

      THE CURTIS 1941 - General wear. Foxing to top and spine edge. Reprinted by Special permission of the Saturday Evening Post, Copyright 1941, by The Curtis Publishin Company. Stapled bindings.Rust to the staple bindings. Fold on top right and left corner of the book. Small Chippings to edges. Small tears to top and bottom of spine. No markings or inscriptions. DATE PUBLISHED: 1941 EDITION: 8 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Translations From The Chinese (extra illustrated with signed etching by Baldridge)

      Alfred Knopf, New York 1941 - Faux vellum, cream colored with red chinese characters printed on spine. Original signed etching facing title-page, wherein it is written "9 copies" Etching is titled "Hatamen Street" and is signed and dated 1941. Colophon for this edition at rear, signed by Richard Ellis, who designed this edition. Presumably one of 9 copies with this binding and etching. VG, with leather bookplate of Harry N. Abrams inside front cover [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Les beaux draps EDITION ORIGINALE ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Nouvelles éditions françaises, 1941. Fine. Nouvelles éditions françaises, Paris 1941, 12x18,5cm, relié. - First Edition paper current false mention thirtieth edition. Bound in half morocco bordeaux, back with five nerves, flat marbled, endpapers and contreplats paper bowl, cover and spine preserved insolated, gilded head, elegant binding signed P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Autograph signed by the author. Beautiful copy pleasantly established. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant, fausse mention de trentième édition. Reliure en demi maroquin bordeaux, dos à cinq nerfs, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos insolé conservés, tête dorée, élégante reliure signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Envoi autographe signé de Louis-Ferdinand Céline. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi.

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