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        PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM OF 68 VERNACULAR IMAGES, PLUS EPHEMERA, ASSEMBLED BY AN OFFICER OF THE BRITISH EIGHTH ARMY, 1941-1944

      1941. Original photograph album. Original Cloth. Very Good. This album, compiled by a young officer who saw action, features Benghazi and Tobruk in Libya, plus other theatres of World War II. It contains 68 photographs with handwritten captions, the officer's unit badge, four postcards, and a miniature accordion-style viewbook. The photographs vary in size from 5.5" x 3.5" to 2" x 1.5". The photographs are mounted within windows on heavy stock, housed in a green cloth binding with some wear. 9.5" x 6" At least 20 photographs are from Libya, mainly Benghazi but also two in Tobruk, one in Tripoli, and one of the Tocra Pass near Derna. The Benghazi scenes capture bombing blazes still smoking, general debris and damage from the battles, and the restoration of safety for Libyan civilians. A series of eight photographs show the grandeur of the sphinx and pyramids of Egypt, including a close-up aerial view of the Pyramid of Khafre. Another snapshot shows a ruined wall at Sidi-Bararani. In the vicinity, a fallen German soldier is found lying alongside a river. Antiquities of Rome are recalled in eight professional views, followed by a few others of Assisi and Perugia, and six of South Africa. A captioned postcard suggests that the officer who took these photographs was injured and received care on the hospital ship "Oranje," which was operating from Africa to transfer wounded and injured men from the seaport of Tobruk to Alexandria in Egypt. Together with his British 8th Army badge, an assortment of whimsical photographs of the officer taken in the various countries where he served, commemorate his service and travels abroad, and conclude the album.

      [Bookseller: R & A Petrilla, ABAA, IOBA]
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        Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1941. First edition, first printing. Very Good, in a Good price-clipped dust jacket. Ding to top edge, scuff to front board and spot of wear to rear. Bookseller label to rear pastedown. The jacket shows several vertical creases, sunning and edge wear to the spine, and a large chip to the top of the rear panel with associated tears and tape repairs to the verso. Rare in the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        [Small Archive of Japanese Movie Stills from the World War II Era]

      [Japan], 1941. Loose in a black clamshell box. Very good copies with slight curl; some with small edge or corner tears; 23 have the name of the film or featured actors/actresses rubber-stamped on the back, in Japanese.. 47 b/w photos.. One duplicate. Most are group scenes from dramas, a few portraits, a few without characters; subject matter ranges from early historical dramas, to contemporary scenes, to the war and its effects. The dates have been verified on a few, and all fall during the years of the Pacific War, including Tadashi Imai's Tanjiko-mura (1940), "Hanagoyomi hasshojin" (1940) based on the 19th century novel, "Josei hongan" (1940) made in the same year as the novel by Kan Kikuchi, Yasuki Chiba's "Kuso buraku" (1939). The balance of the stills appear to date within approximately the same period.

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        LITTLE TOWN ON THE PRAIRIE

      - WILDER,LAURA INGALLS. LITTLE TOWN ON THE PRAIRIE. NY: Harper Bros. (1941), not 1st edition. 8vo (5 3/4 x 8 1/2"), pictorial cloth, near Fine in dust wrapper (dw with old tape mends and 3 pieces out of backstrip). Illustrated with color dust wrapper and frontis by HELEN SEWELL and in line by MILDRED BOYLE. In this next to last Little House book, Laura turns 15 and gets her teaching certificate. THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY LAURA INGALLS WILDER on the half title. The owner's grandparents knew Wilder and had her sign this book which they also inscribed to him. Books signed by Wilder are rare. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Grapes of Wrath.

      The Modern Library 1941 - Goldstone A12n. Toledano 148.3. A perfect, Fine copy in rosy red cloth, in a perfect grey and scarlet dustwrapper (with the reproduction of the Thomas Benton painting "Departure of the Joads" on the front panel). 619pp. For the discerning collector, this is the copy you seek. Pulitzer Prize novel. Q06769 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Framed Inscribed Photograph

      Washington, D.C., 1941. unbound. 9 x 7-inch vintage photo of the First Lady seated at a desk in the White House in 1941. Inscribed in the upper right: "With good wishes, Eleanor Roosevelt." Matted in white and set in a decorative silver frame measuring 15 x 13 inches. Two-inch crease on the right side; very good(-) condition.

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        The War Speeches - full set of seven jacketed British first editions, first printings - Into Battle, The Unrelenting Struggle, The End of the Beginning, Onwards to Victory, The Dawn of Liberation, Victory, Secret Session Speeches

      London: Cassell and Company Ltd., 1941-1946. First edition, first printings. Hardcover. Here is a full jacketed set of British first edition, first printings of Churchill's seven war speeches volumes. During his long public life, Winston Churchill played many roles worthy of historical note - member of Parliament for more than half a century, distinguished soldier and war correspondent, author of scores of books, ardent social reformer, combative cold warrior, Nobel Prize winner, painter. But Churchill's enduring preeminence owes most to his indispensible leadership during the Second World War, when his soaring and defiant oratory sustained his countrymen and inspired the free world. Of Churchill, Edward R. Murrow said: "He mobilized the English language and sent it into battle." Between 1941 and 1946, Churchill's war speeches were published in seven individual volumes. The British first editions are visually striking, but were printed on cheap wartime paper, bound in coarse cloth, and wrapped in bright, fragile dust jackets. They proved highly susceptible to spotting, soiling, and fading, so the passage of time has been hard on most surviving first editions. Here is a very good set in very good first printing dust jackets. The blue cloth bindings are uniformly square and tight, marred only by light wear to extremities and some blemishes to the second and fifth volume boards. The contents are bright, with the Volume I contents particularly crisp. Spotting is mild, substantially confined to the page edges and a few pastedowns. Previous ownership marks are confined to a tiny inked owner initial and last name to the Into Battle front pastedown, inked owner name, address, and personal library notation on The End of the Beginning front pastedown, and a small, decorative bookplate affixed to the Victory front pastedown. The first volume, Into Battle, is not only first edition, but first state, denoted by the absence of pagination at pages 78 and 294, and is bound in the smoother, darker blue cloth we correlate to the first state. The Unrelenting Struggle is likewise first state, denoted by irregular pagination at page 281. The first printing dust jackets all retain their original front flap prices. All seven dust jackets show some modest loss, wear, or blemishes, but remain bright and substantially complete. The Into Battle dust jacket is notable for particularly bright spine presentation. The dust jackets are protected in removable, archival quality clear covers. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A142.1.a, A172.1.a, A183.1.a, A194.1.a, A214.1.a, A223.1.b, A227.2.a; Woods/ICS A66(a.1), A89(a.1), A94(a.1), A101(a.1), A107(a.1), A112(ab), A114(b); Langworth pages 204, 213, 218, 223, 228, 234, 250.

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        "Comenius, the English Revolution, and Our Present Plight". Typed Manuscript Signed.

      London, 1941.. 4to. 7 pp. on 7 ff.. In honor of his Czech heritage, Kokoschka writes on the contributions of John Amos Comenius (Komensky in Czech, 1592-1670), a religious refugee, pioneer in education, and one of the earliest champions of universal education. Comenius believed in the role of science in society and promoted his belief that the enlightenment of mankind was ahead. Kokoschka's essay compares the life and work of Comenius, specifically when he visited England in 1641, to the present time of post-war reconstruction and how universal education must still be the most important goal of society. His essay begins, "The visit of [...] Comenius [...] evokes our particular interest to-day because official voices are now encouraging the aim of re-making the foundations of the social order, just as they were on the eve of the English Civil War when the famous exile paid his visit to England [...]". - Kokoschka presents information on England in the 17th century, saying "there was [...] no fear of foreign ideas [...] Mystical strains [...] awoke again in the social unrest [...] existing order [...] had come into opposition [...] with this Christian principle of the human dignity of the individual". He comments on Comenius' thought, "Salvation is at hand - through education", and presents his own views on how education suffered after World War I. Kokoschka felt that as Comenius believed in fighting illiteracy, that fight needed to be continued now. - "Mass education seems sometimes to have been a failure. But Comenius' plan has not yet been realized. The resolve of the democratic peoples that this crusade against Fascism shall not again fade out [...] can perhaps best be furthered by focusing attention on the problem of how to free the individual by removing the primary cause of his bondage, that is, education for national ends [...] With the break-up of the middle-ages, nationalism rose to a position of dominance over all human affairs. Nationalism has made the tone of popular thought sometimes inhuman [...] superhuman, but never [...] normal and human. We need a covenant on the guiding principles of of [sic] rational education [...]". - His essay ends with an appeal. "Democracy underrates the growing complacency and despair of the backward masses [...] The essential principle of his [Comenius] educational plan translated into modern language demands from world Democracy an international scientific control of mass-education by a board of internationally minded educational experts and scientists [...] A World Education Board [...] would be the greatest instrument ever forged in the interest of world democracy, and thus indeed a realisation of Komensky's [Comenius] highest aims". - Kokoschka then signs in full with place and date. Rust stain and small tear at top of first page. - Published in 1942 in "The Teacher of Nations: Addresses and Essays in Commemoration of the Visit to England of the Great Czech educationalist Jan Amos Komensky, Comenius". Edited by Joseph Needham (Cambridge University Press).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Newly promoted to Major General and put in charge of the Second Armored Division, which he nicknamed "Hell on Wheels," George S Patton, Jr , tells his brother-in-law "I am delighted to have the rank as well as the command ?"

      Fort Benning, Georgia, April 17, 1941. 7.25" x 10.25". "Typed Letter Signed ""G S Patton Jr.,"" 1 page, 7.25"" x 10.25"". Headquarters Second Armored Division, Office of the Division Commander, Fort Benning, Georgia. To Charles F. Ayer, Boston. Fine condition. Begins ""Dear Chill."" In full, ""Thanks very much for your kind note of congratulations. Apparently, our conversation together on the subject had a sub-conscious influence on the powers that be. Anyway I am delighted to have the rank as well as the command. We certainly enjoyed seeing you and Theodora and only regret that you could not have stayed with us longer. With renewed thanks and best love to you both in which Beatrice joins me, I am, as ever, Devotedly yours..."" Charles F. ""Chilly"" Ayer was Patton's brother-in-law. On April 4, 1941, Brigadier General George S. Patton, Jr., was promoted to Major General in the Army of the United States. An article in the May 25, 1941, edition of ""The New York Times"" explains his new command. In part, ""For the first time in American history a full-strength 'Panzer' division of American troops, the Second Armored Division, will take the field for full combat manoeuvres on June 16 in the Camp Forrest area in Tennessee ... The Second Armored Division, now nicknamed 'Hell on Wheels,' will be at full strength of 11,000 men when the manoeuvres are begun, and the mechanized equipment will include more than 2,000 vehicles, ranging from medium and light weight tanks down to motor cycles ... Major General George S. Patton will be in command. The division is now at Fort Benning, Ga."" While on these maneuvers, Patton reportedly said the division would be ""Hell on Wheels"" when it met the enemy. The name stuck and became part of the division patch. "

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        THEY WATCHED BY NIGHT

      London: Collins, The Crime Club. 1941. First edition, first printing. Original orange cloth with black titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A superb very near fine clean, bright and square copy, the contents without inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the near fine lightly rubbed and creased price-clipped dustwrapper. A lovely copy. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        The Black Curtain

      Simon & Schuster, New York 1941 - Red cloth with black/white stamped lettering/black topstain. Same date/no additional printings. Back board liquid stained. Spine ends softened. Reading ridge to spine. Unclipped jacket with $2.00 price. Jacket in mylar is edgeworn and rubbed, with red from the dampened cloth to back panel. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        N or M?

      Collins, 1941. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. A first edition, first printing published by Collins in 1941. A very good book with a little bubbling to the boards. No inscriptions and dated 1941. In a very good unclipped, unpriced dust wrapper which has benefitted from some light archival restorations to the spine ends and to the corners. A rare Christie war-time novel in the first issue dust wrapper.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        I WAKE UP SCREAMING

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1941. First Edition. First Printing. Near Fine in a Near Fine, unclipped Second Printing dustjacket. Two small rubbed spots on the cloth at spine and rear panels, with a bit of faint even toning to the pastedowns and endpapers, else a sharp copy with an even red topstain. The jacket is an impressive example, the best we've seen for this title, with minute rubbing to the front corner tips and flapfold, some pinpoint rubbing at the spine ends, and three very small, unobtrusive surface scrapes at the spine panel. The $2.00 price is unclipped, with 'Second Printing' printed in red at the upper edge of the front flap. 'I Wake Up Screaming' was a major hit for Fisher, who until its publication was writing for pulp magazines and minor publishing houses. In addition to being a quintessential Hollywood novel, the book is a hard-hitting and desperately dark piece of crime fiction; Fisher, in fact, based the novel's corrupt detective on fellow crime novelist Cornell Woolrich. The book is seldom encountered in any sort of jacket, much less one this attractive, and while this is a Second Printing jacket, we predict you'll get over it. The last copy in the correct jacket sold at auction (2010) was a tape mended nightmare of a copy. A genuine rarity within the genre, and the basis for two films noir: the 1941 version directed by H. Bruce Humberstone, starring Victor Mature, Betty Grable, and Laird Cregar, and the 1953 remake entitled 'Vicki,' directed by Harry Horner and starring Elliott Reed and Jeanne Crain. A stunning copy of key film noir source book. (The Dark Page, 98).

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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. First Edition.. 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".. First Edition. New York, The Yardstick Press, 1941. 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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        A rare printed broadside edition of Japan's declaration of War on the United States and Great Britain

      Tokyo, December 8, 1941. 7.25" x 10.25". "Broadside, (trans.) Imperial Decree ... We hereby declare War on the United States of America and the British Empire ... (Tokyo, December 8, 1941), 7.25"" x 10.25"", signed in print by Emperor Hirohito of Japan and adorned along the right and left margins with two peacocks in purple. Moderate uneven toning, minor foxing, else very good. The document reads, in large part (translated): ""We hereby declare war on the United States of America and the British Empire. The men and officers of Our army and navy shall do their utmost in prosecuting the war, Our public servants of various departments shall perform faithfully and diligently their appointed tasks, and all other subjects of Ours shall pursue their respective duties; the entire nation with a united will shall mobilize their total strength so that nothing will miscarry in the attainment of our war aims. To insure the stability of East Asia and to contribute to world peace is the far-Sighted policy which was formulated by our Great illustrious Imperial Grandsire and Our Great Imperial sire succeeding Him, and which We lay constantly to heart. To cultivate friendship among nations and to enjoy prosperity in common with all nations has always been the guiding principle of Our Empire's foreign policy. It has been truly unavoidable and far from Our wishes that Our Empire has now been brought to cross swords with America and Britain. More than four years have passed since China, failing to comprehend the true intentions of Our Empire, and recklessly courting trouble, disturbed the peace of East Asia and compelled Our Empire to take up arms. Although there has been re-established the National Government of China, with which Japan has effected neighborly intercourse and cooperation, the regime which has survived at Chungking, relying upon American and British protection, still continues its fratricidal opposition. Eager for the realization of their inordinate ambition to dominate the Orient, both America and Britain, giving support to the Chungking regime, have aggravated the disturbances in East Asia. Moreover, these two Powers, inducing other countries to follow suit, increased military preparations on all sides of Our Empire to challenge us. They have obstructed by every means our peaceful commerce, and finally resorted to a direct severance of economic relations, menacing gravely the existence of Our Empire. Patiently have We waited and long have We endured, in the hope that Our Government might retrieve the situation in peace. But our adversaries, showing not the least spirit of conciliation, have unduly delayed a settlement; and in the meantime, they have intensified the economic and political pressure to compel thereby Our Empire to submission. This trend of affairs would, if left unchecked, not only nullify Our Empire's efforts of many years for the sake of the stabilization of East Asia, but also endanger the very existence of Our nation. The situation being such as it is, Our Empire for its existence and self-defense has no other recourse but to appeal to arms and to crush every obstacle in its path. The hallowed spirits of Our Imperial Ancestors guarding Us from above, We rely upon the loyalty and courage of Our subjects in Our confident expectation that the task bequeathed by Our forefathers will be carried forward, and that the sources of evil will be speedily eradicated and an enduring peace immutably established in East Asia, preserving thereby the glory of Our Empire."" The use of the peacock, which in Japan is considered an emblem of love, compassion, good will, and nurturing, may seem ironic to American eyes. However for the Japanese, this was a war ""To insure the stability of East Asia and to contribute to world peace ... To cultivate friendship among nations and to enjoy prosperity in common with all nations has always been the guiding principle of Our Empire's foreign policy. It has been truly unavoidable and far from Our wishes that Our Empire has now been brought to cross swords with America and Britain."" Rare. Unlike the formal editions bound in blue cloth, this was the more common printed edition that was issued to soldiers, sailors and civilians. However, this is the first time we have ever encountered this particular broadside, which must have been considered merely ephemeral at the time (and something certainly worthy of destruction at the close of the war.) "

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        Arbetsritningar till enkla möbeltyper. Kartong I-IV + förteckning. I. Enkla stolar och andra sittmöbler. II. Karmstolar, vilstolar, soffor, sängar, armatur. III. Bord. IV. Förvaringsmöbler.

      Bokförlaget Natur och Kultur, 1941. 4 kartonger, Innehållande totalt 80 arbetsritningar + 23 s., illustrerat register. Komplett. Kartongerna är i stort format, 33 x 30 cm. Fint skick.. Varje del av förlagets kartonger innehåller 20 arbetsritningar varav de flesta är större och utvikningsbara (58x63 cm)

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        Apollo Chorine

      New York: , 1941. Colour lithograph (31 × 23 cm), mounted, framed and glazed. Slight mottling in the lower right-hand corner, else very good. Limited edition of 50, signed and numbered in pencil by the artist, this number 7. One of the illustrations from Hirschfeld and Saroyan's "Harlem as seen by Hirschfeld", this one of the high-quality lithographs printed with the intention of issuing a set of the plates in portfolio. The idea never came to fruition, but a number of the plates did make it onto the market. A splendid image of one of the Apollo Theater's famous "No.1" Chorus, so called because when they extended an open challenge to all the chorus-lines in town for a "dance-off", response came there none. In fact in the year that Hirschfeld's sassy image of a top-hatted danseuse was being printed, the chorus-line was laid off as a cost-cutting measure, times were tight, and the girls' notorious strike of the previous year probably did not help their case. So from 1941 the famous sign above the stage door at the Apollo, "Through these portals pass the most beautiful girls in Harlem" was redundant, as were the girls themselves. When Hirschfeld had joined the American artistic exodus to Paris in the 20s, he did so without the financial security possessed by so many of those bright, young things, and he supported himself by working as a tap-dancer in clubs. His work has always been noted for its informed affection for the performing arts, his personal engagement with dance is clearly evident here.

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        Raskens. En soldatfamiljs historia. I-II. Elfte upplagan.

      - Stockholm; Bonniers, 1941. (Vår egen tids bästa moderna svenska berättare, utvalda av Radiotjänst). 19x13 cm. 210 & (4, 1 blank), 212-380 s. Två volymer i förlagets tryckta linneband. Pärmhörnen lätt tilltryckta. Fina inlagor. Dedikation i första volymen: "Till Kristina med tillgivenhet från hennes Vilhelm". [?To Kristina with affection from her Vilhelm?]. Vilhelm Moberg (1898-1973), Swedish journalist, social critic, and one of Sweden?s foremost authors of the 20th century. He was born in Algutsboda in the province of Småland, where his father served as a soldier. Moberg worked in his youth with farming and forestry. After a few years of schooling, he worked as a journalist at different provincial newspapers, in which he also published his first short stories. His breakthrough as an author came in 1927 with the novel ?Raskens. The Story of a Soldier?s Family?, where he depicts the life of the tenant farmers in 19th century Småland. His foremost work, which has been widely translated and is considered one of the finest epic works in Swedish 20th century literature, is ?The Emigrant Novels? (1949-1959). In this tetralogy he describes the Swedish emigration to North America through the story of the farmer Karl Oskar Nilsson and his wife Kristina. Moberg was politically engaged and always fought for individual rights, and for the abolition of the monarchy and the State Church of Sweden. He intervened in affairs of corrupt legal practice and published the bestselling book ?Why I am a Republican? (1955). His political views were inspired by his visits to USA and by the Swiss constitution. Moberg had a love affair with a woman named Kristina, whose name he used for the main character Kristina from Duvemåla of ?The Emigrant Novels? This love affair has remained unknown for over half a century, until a collection of his novels, all inscribed by Moberg to Kristina [Odelberg/Hedenblad (1917-2005)], appeared on the market. Judging from the tone in the inscriptions, the relation between Moberg and Kristina was initially intimate and loving, and gradually devolving into affection. In the early inscriptions from the 1940s Moberg writes, for instance: ?To Kristina, my confidant and beloved!?, and in the play ?Chastity? he writes: ?Vilhelm Moberg?s chastity ? what is left of it is hereby dedicated to Kristina? The later in-scriptions from the 1960s contain phrases like: ?with a devout greeting? and ?from her affectionate Vilhelm? In the copy of ?The Emigrants? (?Utvandrarna?, 1949) Moberg writes: ?To Kristina, my be loved, who has lent her name to the female main character in this book, with gratitude and love from The Author.? In the last inscription, in the pocket edition of ?The Emigrant Novels? from 1969, he returns to the fact that she has given her name to Kristina from Duvemåla, which shows that the thought of her had occupied his mind during all these years, and it is also a sign of her probable influence on his writing from 1945 onwards. What further strengthens this opinion is the copy of ?Our Unborn Son?, a play from 1945, which deals with the issue of abortion. This is the only one of these books that has been bestowed with a fine leather binding, with a pocket at end of the volume where Kristina has collected newspaper cuttings on the book and its author, suggesting that the theme of this novel was essential to her. The book was translated into Danish in 1947, and in the collection there is a copy of the Danish edition which has been inscribed to Kristina by the translator thus: ?? This book, which is partly about you?? [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Into Battle, inscribed by Churchill on his birthday, a week before the attack on Pearl Harbor, to his first cousin Clare Sheridan, "the nearest thing to a sister that Winston ever had"

      London: Cassell and Company, Ltd., 1941. First edition, seventh printing. Hardcover. This is the first volume of Churchill's war speeches, inscribed and dated to his first cousin Clare Sheridan, "the nearest thing to a sister that Winston ever had." The unusually personal inscription inked in black in four lines on the first free endpaper reads: "To Clare | from | Winston | November 30 . 1941". The date is Churchill's own birthday, just a week before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Clare Consuelo Frewen Sheridan (1885-1970) was an accomplished sculptress and writer. Strong-willed, restless, fiercely independent, and intellectually curious, Clare shared many characteristics with her famous cousin, but lived a hedonistic, promiscuous life that was both financially and socially turbulent. Her cousin Winston was a presence throughout that life, as she was in his. Clare was the middle of three children born to Winston's Aunt Clara Jerome Frewen (1851-1935) and Moreton Frewen (the famously slipshod editor of Winston's first book). Clare was the only girl among the eight children born to the three famous Jerome sisters. In Clare's childhood, Winston was already a formidable presence. "Winston was a large schoolboy when I was still in the nursery... He filled me with awe." (Nuda Veritas, Clare Sheridan, p.14) Clare married Wilfred Sheridan in 1910. When their second daughter, born in 1913, died in her first year, "Clare was devastated and began her first attempts at sculpture to escape her grief." (Fortune's Daughters, p.302) Their only son Richard was born on 20 September 1915 and Wilfred was killed a few days later leading his men at the Battle of Loos. (FD, p.303) Winston wrote to Clare: "I know there is nothing I can write can ease a single throb of your immense sorrow, or soothe a moment of your loss. In the face of this terrible event I feel by how fond I am of you, how we have always been friends since you were a little tot... (Letter of 3 October 1915) Wilfred's death both devastated and released Clare; for the rest of her life she would make her living sculpting and writing. Clare and Winston's relationship was tested by her Bolshevik sympathies in the early 1920s, but endured. At the height of the war in 1942, Clare sculpted Winston. "...she came to him in the morning while he was still in bed... in the underground shelter, which had become the night-time annexe of the Prime Minister's residence... Clare grew frustrated trying to capture him, as he refused to keep still or to give up his cigar... but one morning managed to seize a few uninterrupted hours and finished the piece." (FD, p.378) Bronze versions of Clare's bust of Winston reside at Blenheim Palace, Chartwell, Harrow School, and Hastings Town Hall. A year after this inscription, Clare wrote to Winston: "You have pulled us through the dark tunnel into the light of dawn!" (8 November 1942 Letter from Clare to Winston). Into Battle contains speeches from May 1938 when Churchill was still out of favor and out of power, to November 1940, six months after Churchill became wartime Prime Minister. This inscribed volume is the first edition, seventh printing of July 1941. The volume is good condition, with superior contents. The blue cloth binding is square and tight with sharp corners and only light wear to extremities, but marred by dark staining to the top, bottom, and fore edges of the front cover that looks almost like an artist's careless exposure of the book to paint overspray. The contents are crisp and bright with spotting primarily confined to page edges. The author's inscription is the sole ownership mark. Clare apparently preserved the original dust jacket by pasting most of it within the book. The dust jacket front panel is affixed to the front pastedown, the front flap to the first free endpaper verso, and the rear panel to the second free endpaper recto. We have left the original binding intact, but a fine rebinding might be worthy of consideration. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A142.1.h, Woods/ICS A66(a.7), Langworth p.204

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        Catalogo dell'esposizione di belle arti in celebrazione del XXVI centenario della fondazione dell'Impero giapponese

      Società italo-giapponese, Tokyo 1941 - (2), 18, (2) pp., 100 cc. di tavole (alcune a colori) accompagnate da fogli di guardia con descrizioni bilingue, 1 c. sciolta di errata; 37 cm; Legatura in seta grezza editoriale. Testo in italiano ed in giapponese.

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        The Pure Theory of Capital

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited,, 1941. Octavo. Original publisher's blue cloth, spine lettered gilt, with the rare dust jacket. With figures in the text. Pastedowns with some offset from the boards, dust jacket with minor abrasion to the rear panel, the spine darkened with a small paper label to the foot, slightly chipped at the head. An excellent 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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        Amtliches Fernsprechbuch für den Bezirk der Reichspostdirektion Hamburg 1941

      1941 - 723 Seiten, OKarton, 4° ( 30 x 20,5 cm ). Neben Hamburg finden sich neben vielen anderen u.a. auch die Fernsprechteilnehmer verzeichnet von: Ahrensburg - Apensen - Aumühle - Bad Oldesloe - Buchholz - Buxtehude - Cuxhaven - Egestorf - Geesthacht - Helgoland - Hittfeld - Jork - Lauenburg - Lübeck - Lüneburg - Otterndorf - Pinneberg - Ratzeburg - Reinfeld - Schwarzenbek - Stade - Tostedt - Trittau - Wedel - Winsen - Wittorf. Einband berieben, Einbandrücken beschädigt, etwas fleckig, Ecken und Kanten bestoßen. Innen erste Seiten stärker angeknickt, Papier durchgehend gebräunt, einige Seiten stärker eselsohrig, wenige Seiten mit kleinen privaten Markierungen in rot oder grün ( z.B: " Rassenpolitisches Amt der NSDAP, Hmb 1, An der Alster 48 - 241401 N.56 " ), wenige Seiten gering beschädigt bzw. mit Randläsionen, einige Seiten etwas fleckig bzw. stockfleckig. - von hoher Seltenheit - ( Gewicht 1200 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich / webimage available ) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        BIGGLES DEFIES THE SWASTIKA

      Published by Oxford University Press, 1941. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good/Good. Illustrated by Leigh, Howard & Sindall, Alfred. Very good condition in an almost very good dustwrapper. Red cloth, black titles, vignettes of bi-plane to front cover and spine. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 249 pages plus one page biography and 5 page book list at rear. Inscription in ink to front endpaper and front pastedown. Some foxing to outer page edges. Rare unclipped pictorial wrapper has titles from Biggles Sees it Through to Biggles Hist the Trail on rear panel, there is some edge chipping/ slight loss. [S]

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        N or M?

      Crime Club, 1941, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, 1st EditionThe boards are a bit sunned, marked and worn. Internally clean and tightly bound. One rubber stamp and a few spots. The jacket is a photocopy of a chipped original. A few creases. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 849i.

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        My Early Life: A Roving Commission

      London: Macmillan, 1941., 1941. First Macmillan Edition, SIGNED. Octavo. Bound in publisher's blue cloth, with titles in gilt to spine. Binding lightly rubbed, some bumping to corners and spine ends, some small spots of discolouration. Text, including illustrations, is clean and free from blemishes. Author's inscription appears on front free endpaper, dated 1943. Ownership inscription "Marjory Gill Allen of Hurtwood", wife of noted pacifist Clifford Allen 1st Baron Allen of Hurtwood who was imprisoned numerous times during the First World War as a conscientious objector.

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        A Curtain of Green

      Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc. New York 1941 - First Edition, First Printing INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Eudora Welty on the front endpaper. This First Issue dustjacket has some chipping to the spine and edges. The book is in nice shape. The binding is tight with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean, with NO marks or bookplates in the book. A collectable copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with "FIRST EDITION" printed on the copyright page SIGNED by the author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Third Biggles Omnibus Comprising: Biggles in Spain, Biggles Goes To War and Biggles in The Baltic

      London, Oxford University Press. 1941, 1941. First Thus. Large 8vo. Publisher's blue cloth titled and decorated in brown to spine and front board. Slight rubbing and edgewear, a very good copy indeed, front inner hinge starting. In a very good example of the scarce dustwrapper, bright and clean with some very light wear to extremities and minor chipping and fraying to the head of spine. A remarkably good copy of a scarce early Biggles collection.

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        RANDOM HARVEST (First Edition, Inscribed to Horace McCoy, referencing his admiration for McCoy's masterpiece: "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?")

      Little, Brown, Boston 1941 - Hilton, James. RANDOM HARVEST. Boston: Little, Brown, 1941. First Edition, first printing. A NEAR FINE copy (top edge lightly foxed) in a Very Good to Near Fine dust jacket (spine panel also lightly foxed, small closed tear to rear panel, tiny bit of creasing, slight wear to the extremities). A REMARKABLE HOLLYWOOD PRESENTATION COPY: "For Horace McCoy/ with admiration for 'They Shoot Horses, Don't they?'/ James Hilton/ Jan. 1941." Hilton authored the modern Utopian masterpiece LOST HORIZON (1933) as well as the beloved novel GOODBYE MR. CHIPS (1934). RANDOM HARVEST is no less brilliant and it is often cited as James Hilton's best written novel. It was memorably filmed in 1941, starring Ronald Colman and Greer Garson as two lovers thwarted by amnesia in the aftermath of the first World War, earning 7 Oscar Nominations including Best Picture. Horace McCoy's THEY SHOOT HORSES DON'T THEY? (published in 1934) is now regarded as one of the most striking and upsetting tales of the Great Depression, a novel which follows the desperate lives of a doomed group of Hollywood failures who seek their last hope in the winning of a dance marathon and its prize money. It was belatedly filmed in 1969, winning 9 Oscar nominations. For those who enjoy math, the film adaptations of RANDOM HARVEST and THEY SHOOT HORSES, DON'T THEY? received a total of 17 Oscar nominations between them. An ideal association copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Forgotten Village

      New York: The Viking Press,, 1941. With 136 Photographs from the Film of the Same Name by Rosa Harvan Kline and Alexander Hackensmid. Quarto. Original speckled buff cloth, spine lettered in green, design to front board in green. With the dust jacket. 136 illustrations from film stills. Light toning to pages in the dust jacket with toning to rear panel, slight wear along the edges. A very good copy. First edition, first printing.

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        Les Fossoyeurs du Progres - Les Mandarins contre les Pionniers de la Science - SIGNED

      Imprimerie Leon Sezanne, Lyon, 1941, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, 1st Edition, Inscribed by Author(s)322 pages (complete). This rare book is even further rarified in that it is INSCRIBED (to Paul Berney) by Auguste Lumiere on the front page (dated: 2 - 2 - 42). Auguste Lumiere, together with his brother Louis, created the modern Cinema. Their bringing together of techniques and developments and showing the results to, crucially, large groups of the public changed the story of moving pictures forever. Together they also changed, irrevocably, the way photographs were developed with their introduction of the 'dry development' technique that required a dark room. Once they had made their fortunes and assured their names in history, the Lumiere brothers settled into their own paths. Auguste's passion was science, development and techonology. He settled in Lyon for the rest of his life where he researched and wrote on scientific and medical matters. This is a polemic against the bureaucracy that stifled scientific research. Published in Vichy Lyon by the indefatigable and impervious Leon Sezanne publishers. Rebound in marbled board and quarter leather. In good sound, sturdy, strong condition. There is wear to the board corners and to the leather spine. The spine is muscular and dignified. The gilt print is bright. The early pages have slight user marking to the right edges. There is some very mild foxing to these pages. The pages are firm, sturdy, very confident and assured. Considering that the book was published in wartime and its consequent economic restrictions the paper is of exceptional quality. The pages are healthy, clean and clear. They are tight to the binding, vigorous and sure. French Text fk Quantity Available: 1. Category: Modern First Editions; Science; Inscribed by Author(s). Inventory No: anoh.

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        Veterans and Other Poems

      Cuala Press, Dublin 1941 - Pages, 35. LIMITED EDITION number 107 of 270 copies. Set in Caslon type, and printed by Esther Ryan and Maire Gill on paper maed in Ireland and published by the Cuala Press, 133 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin. Finished in the second week of April, nineteen hundred and forty one.SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY. The inscription on title page reads: "Inscribed for Jack Hanlon Donagh MacDonagh May 1941". Presented by the author to the artist Father Jack Hanlon. Partially uncut at top edge of endpapers and title page. Rare. Donagh MacDonagh (1912-1968) was an Irish writer, judge, presenter, broadcaster, and playwright. He was born in Dublin. He was still a young child when his father Thomas MacDonagh, an Irish nationalist and poet, was executed in 1916. Tragedy struck again when his mother died of a heart attack a year afterwards while swimming at Skerries to Lambay, County Dublin in July 1917. The two children were then taken care of by their maternal aunts, in particular Catherine Wilson. His parents' families then engaged in a series of custody lawsuits, as the MacDonaghs were Roman Catholic and the Giffords were Protestant; in the climate of Ne Temere, the MacDonaghs were successful. He and his sister Barbara (who later married actor Liam Redmond) lived briefly with their paternal aunt Eleanor Bingham, County Clare before being put into the custody of strangers until their late teens, when they were taken in by Jack MacDonagh. He was married twice, to Maura Smyth and, following her death after she drowned in a bath whilst having an epileptic seizure, to her sister, Nuala Smyth. He had four children, Iseult & Breifne by Maura and Niall & Barbara by Nuala. He died on 1 January 1968 and is buried at Deans Grange Cemetery. MacDonagh was educated at Belvedere College and University College Dublin (UCD) with contemporaries Cyril Cusack, Denis Devlin, Charlie Donnelly, Brian O'Nolan, Niall Sheridan and Mervyn Wall. In 1935 he was called to the Bar and practised on the Western Circuit. In 1941 he was appointed a District Justice in County Mayo. He was Justice for the Dublin Metropolitan Courts at the time of his death He published three volumes of poetry: "Veterans and Other Poems" (1941), The Hungry Grass (1947) and A Warning to Conquerors (1968). He also edited the Oxford Book of Irish Verse (1958) with Lennox Robinson. He also wrote poetic dramas and ballad operas. One play, Happy As Larry, was translated into a number of languages. He had three other plays produced: God's Gentry (1951, a ballad opera about the tinkers), Lady Spider (1959, about Deirdre of the Sorrows and the Three sons of Ussna and by far his best writing) and Step in the Hollow a piece of situation comedy nonsense. He also wrote short stories; published Twenty Poems with Niall Sheridan; staged the first Irish production of ‘’Murder in the Cathedral’’ with Liam Redmond, later his brother-in-law; and was a popular broadcaster on Radio Éireann. Size: 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Complete Works in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling. [Including: The Jungle Book, The Second Jungle Book, Kim, Wee Willie Winkie, Plain Tales from the Hills, Just So Stories, Captain Courageous, Rewards and Fairies, Stalky and Co., Puck of Pooks Hill, Rewards and Fairies, The Man Who Would be King, etc.]

      Doubleday: Doran and Company, Inc., 1941., 1941. The Burwash Edition. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION to 1010 sets of which this No 28, featuring the author's final revisions, published posthumously. (the equivalent English set was the Sussex Edition). Large 8vo. 28 volumes. A very fine set in its original publisher's dark red cloth with gilt to spines and gilt motif to uppers, top edges gilt; dark red end papers with author's monograms; in their unmarked original cream dust wrappers, titled and decorated in dark red to spines and uppers. A superb set, uncommon with dustwrapper, rare in such fine condition.

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        Into Battle, inscribed by Churchill on his birthday, a week before the attack on Pearl Harbor, to his first cousin Clare Sheridan, "the nearest thing to a sister that Winston ever had"

      London: Cassell and Company, Ltd., 1941. First edition, seventh printing. Hardcover. This is the first volume of Churchill's war speeches, inscribed and dated to his first cousin Clare Sheridan, "the nearest thing to a sister that Winston ever had." The unusually personal inscription inked in black in four lines on the first free endpaper reads: "To Clare | from | Winston | November 30 . 1941". The date is Churchill's own birthday, just a week before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Clare Consuelo Frewen Sheridan (1885-1970) was an accomplished sculptress and writer. Strong-willed, restless, fiercely independent, and intellectually curious, Clare shared many characteristics with her famous cousin, but lived a hedonistic, promiscuous life that was both financially and socially turbulent. Her cousin Winston was a presence throughout that life, as she was in his. Clare was the middle of three children born to Winston's Aunt Clara Jerome Frewen (1851-1935) and Moreton Frewen (the famously slipshod editor of Winston's first book). Clare was the only girl among the eight children born to the three famous Jerome sisters. In Clare's childhood, Winston was already a formidable presence. "Winston was a large schoolboy when I was still in the nursery... He filled me with awe." (Nuda Veritas, Clare Sheridan, p.14) Clare married Wilfred Sheridan in 1910. When their second daughter, born in 1913, died in her first year, "Clare was devastated and began her first attempts at sculpture to escape her grief." (Fortune's Daughters, p.302) Their only son Richard was born on 20 September 1915 and Wilfred was killed a few days later leading his men at the Battle of Loos. (FD, p.303) Winston wrote to Clare: "I know there is nothing I can write can ease a single throb of your immense sorrow, or soothe a moment of your loss. In the face of this terrible event I feel by how fond I am of you, how we have always been friends since you were a little tot... (Letter of 3 October 1915) Wilfred's death both devastated and released Clare; for the rest of her life she would make her living sculpting and writing. Clare and Winston's relationship was tested by her Bolshevik sympathies in the early 1920s, but endured. At the height of the war in 1942, Clare sculpted Winston. "...she came to him in the morning while he was still in bed... in the underground shelter, which had become the night-time annexe of the Prime Minister's residence... Clare grew frustrated trying to capture him, as he refused to keep still or to give up his cigar... but one morning managed to seize a few uninterrupted hours and finished the piece." (FD, p.378) Bronze versions of Clare's bust of Winston reside at Blenheim Palace, Chartwell, Harrow School, and Hastings Town Hall. A year after this inscription, Clare wrote to Winston: "You have pulled us through the dark tunnel into the light of dawn!" (8 November 1942 Letter from Clare to Winston). Into Battle contains speeches from May 1938 when Churchill was still out of favor and out of power, to November 1940, six months after Churchill became wartime Prime Minister. This inscribed volume is the first edition, seventh printing of July 1941. The volume is good condition, with superior contents. The blue cloth binding is square and tight with sharp corners and only light wear to extremities, but marred by dark staining to the top, bottom, and fore edges of the front cover that looks almost like an artist's careless exposure of the book to paint overspray. The contents are crisp and bright with spotting primarily confined to page edges. The author's inscription is the sole ownership mark. Clare apparently preserved the original dust jacket by pasting most of it within the book. The dust jacket front panel is affixed to the front pastedown, the front flap to the first free endpaper verso, and the rear panel to the second free endpaper recto. We have left the original binding intact, but a fine rebinding might be worthy of consideration. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A142.1.h, Woods/ICS A66(a.7), Langworth p.204

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        The Great Gatsby,The Last Tycoon, All The Sad Young Men, The Vegetable, This Side of Paradise, Flappers and Philosophers, The Beautiful and Damned

      Scribner's, New York 1941 - Please see our listings for each title for complete descriptions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Collected Poems 1909-1935 by T S Eliot

      8vo. London: Faber and Faber, 1941. 8vo, 191pp. Original blue buckram, dust-jacket worn and soiled. In a full blue morocco box. Fourth impression, Lord Alfred Douglas?s copy with a full-page inscription at the front: ?The worst indictment that could possibly be brought against this age of idiocy is that it has accepted this contemptible, impudent jackass T.S. Eliot as a ?poet?. Alfred Douglas June 1943.?

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        Bambi

      Sydney: Colourtone Pty Limited for Ayers and James,, c.1941. A Cut-Out Book. Folio. Original colour illustrated printed wraps. An excellent copy. First edition, first printing. An obscure Disney title which features 4 pages of colour cut outs to make a play set, featuring scenes from the Disney animated film.

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        Apocalisse. Di S.Giovanni Evangelista illustrata da Giorgio De Chirico. Prefazione di Monsignor Salvatore Garofalo.

      In folio; pp. 167 non num. 4 su carta pesante, filigranata, con barbe. Le 22 tavole, riproduzioni in fotolitografie a colori, sono sciolte. Venti tavole riproducono i disegni in bianco e nero eseguiti da Giorgio De Chirico per la prima edizione dell'Apocalisse nel 1941 e colorati dall'Artista per questa edizione; due tavole (la I e la XVI) riproducono disegni espressamente realizzati da De Chirico nel 1977 per la presente edizione. La tiratura è limitata a complessivi 1125 esemplari, tutti numerati e firmati dal maestro al colophon. Splendida legatura in pelle con borchie e inserti metallici, titoli in oro al dorso, astuccio editoriale. Ottimo esemplare di questa nota e ricercata edizione.

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        Les Joueurs Chinois [The Chinese Gamblers]

      No date. [ 1941.]. Color woodblock print, dai oban (sheet size 14 1/2 x 19 inches). Light toning to upper margin and adhesive residue at upper edge of paper, overall very good condition. Printed on paper watermarked with Jacoulet's name; limitation number of print on verso (no 333/350). There is no red sparrow seal visible under the pencil signature at lower right of the image. .

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        Nat Fleischer's All-Time Ring Record Book 1941 Edition

      (Norwalk CT): (The O'Brien Suburban Press). 1941 (really 1942). First. First edition. Wrappers, bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering, as issued. Corners and boards rubbed and modestly worn, a very good copy, internally fine. The first edition was 1000 copies in wrappers, an informed party tell us that Fleischer had a few copies bound up for presentations and gifts. Fleischer attempted to capitalize on the quick sale of the 1941 edition by offering this very slightly amended edition during the first few weeks of 1942. Rare. .

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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

      London: Cassell and Company Ltd., (1941-46).. Seven volumes bound in three. First editions. Recent dark blue full calf, spines with raised bands, gilt lettered to three compartments and with the lions rampant motif to the others, all edges gilt. Volume I with a frontispiece portrait, volumes II-VI each with a frontispiece and 4 plates, volume VII with 16 plates. Occasional spotting, a lovely set.

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        WIEN die PERLE des Reiches

      Raumbildverlag Schönstein K.-G.München Erscheinungsjahr 1941 - Format 4° - Im Einvernehmen mit dem Kulturamt der Stadt Wien - , 118 Seiten Text + 9 ganzseitige Tafeln mit 9 montierten farbigen Abbildungen + 100 Raumbildern + Raumbildbrille , Originalganzleinen mit farbigen Deckelbild und Deckel - und Rückentitel , Einband etwas berieben und unfrisch , Buchblock ist gut , Erhaltung äußerlich 2 //

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        Snow Before Christmas

      New York: Oxford University Press,, 1941. Octavo. Original green cloth, illustrated title label to front board pasted down. With the pictorial dust jacket. Colour illustrations by the author throughout. A bright copy in the price clipped dust jacket with toning to panels, shallow chipping to corners and ends of spine, mild soiling. A very good copy. First edition, first printing.

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        Portrait of Tamara Toumanova

      1941. Vintage silver gelatin print on a cardstock mount, image size 9 1/4 by 7 1/2, mount size 8 1/4 by 11 1/4. Signed by the photographer on the mount.Undated, image circa 1941, print circa 1941. Photograph in good condition, with a few small surface imperfections, scratching, but slight; a crease to the cardstock at lower right, through the signature. One of the lovelier images from Platt Lynes' series of ballet and dance photographs. Not an editioned print, to the best of our knowledge.

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