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        THE NEW TESTAMENT.

      St. Anthony Guild Press: 1941 1st ed. Quarto. - #572 OF 1000 COPIES OF THE DELUXE LIMITED EDITION. A beautiful book, in a handsome fine leather binding. The text is a revision of the Challoner-Rheims translation of the Latin Vulgate. Bound in full black leather, decorated in gilt. Interior covers full leather as well with ornate gilt decorated borders. Green silk endpapers. Top edge gilt. Seminary name stamped on title page but otherwise free of markings. A few small scratchs to rear cover else in near fine condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kubik Fine Books Ltd., ABAA]
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        ABC Gem Box: A Display of Skill in Typography

      Kurt H. Volk, Inc., New York 1941 - First edition. Hardcover. One of 500 copies. A collection of 27 loose typographic samples. The first is a statement about this production that includes publication information and an illustration of the letters K H V. The remaining 26 folded sheets each include one letter. All of the sheets are in close to near fine condition with some very minor foxing. Housed in a very good folding box that has some wear and is moderately soiled and with some foxing as well. Vintage bookseller description laid in. A very attractive production. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeff Hirsch Books, ABAA]
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        Fire and Ice

      New York : Duell, Sloan And Pearce 1941 - Description: 214 p. ; 21 cm. SIGNED and inscribed by the author to Ingle Barr with the inscribee's bookplate to the front paste-down. Near fine copy in the original title-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Scans etc. On request. 1 Kg. 214 pp. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd.]
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        Mildred Pierce

      Alfred A. Knopf - First edition, 1941, Advance Issue. Advance Review Copy, in good condition. Back cover slightly detached from book, some wear and tear, some discoloration on front free end-paper and front paste-down. In specially made slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        1937 Signed Supreme Court photograph taken the day Associate Justice Willis Van Devanter retires with signatures of Justices Brandeis, Van Devanter, Hughes, McReynolds, Sutherland, Roberts, Butler, Stone, and Cardozo

      "Photograph Signed, ""Louis D. Brandeis"", ""Willis Van Devanter"", ""Charles E. Hughes"", ""J.C. McReynolds"", ""Geo. Sutherland"", ""Owen Roberts"", ""Pierce Butler"", ""Harlan Stone"" (succeeded Hughes as Chief Justice in 1941), and ""Benjamin N. Cardozo"". Sepiatone, 13"" x 8.5"" image, overall 16"" x 11.5"" (visible). Blind embossed in lower left, ""Harris & Ewing. / Washington, D.C."" Framed to 17"" x 12.5"". Very light marginal foxing and soiling to matte, not on photographic image. Very good condition.Photograph taken on June 2, 1937, the day Associate Justice Willis Van Devanter retired.From the family of Owen J. Roberts. Includes a color photocopy of Justice Owen's original appointment to the Supreme Court signed by President Herbert Hoover."

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        MACHZOR LE’ROSH HASHANAH VE’YOM KIPPUR, SHENATH 5702 [PRAYER BOOK FOR NEW YEAR AND DAY OF ATONEMENT, 1941]

      Toulouse, No Publisher (The Author). 1941. Paperback. 1st edition. Mimeograph sheets. Loose as issued. Folio, 10 pages. Square Hebrew letters with nikud (vowel points) . The colophon reads in Hebrew: ?"Joshua Bindiger, Toulouse. ?" In French was added, ?"Rue Belle Paule 11?". Pp. 10 (all published) . Soon after the outbreak of the Second World War, foreign-born Jews, especially recent refugees from Germany and Austria, were summarily arrested and interned by the French government in bleak detention camps in South-Western France. Suffering under severe conditions and quite cut off from the outside world, some enterprising inmates of the camps succeeded in clandestinely producing - from memory- this mimeograph edition of the Festival liturgy. A more well-known example of this genre is the Gurs Haggadah (see B. Gutterman, The Gurs Haggadah: Passover in Perdition, 2003) . The present High Holiday Prayer Book was handwritten by Joshua Bindiger and then mimeographed. Yerushalmi provides in facsimile the final page of the more common Hagadah, written by the same individual and issued under the aegis of ?"S. R. Kapel, Rabbin de Mulhouse, Aumonier des Camps, Toulouse?" [Yerushalmi, Haggadah, plate 162]. Exceedingly rare. Searching OCLC/Worldcat, British OPAC, The French National Library, and the library catalogs of the Wiener Library, the Imperial War Museum, the Bibliotheque du Toulouse, and others, we could locate not a single copy of this prayerbook in any library or archive anywhere. According to our research, it has been offered for sale only once at auction or in the trade in the past 70 years. Formerly housed in sheaths in 3-ring binder, with slight edgewear (not holes) where sheaths touched rings; otherwise Very Good Condition. (holo2-122-61) xx .

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        Contributions to the Founding of the Theory of Transfinite Numbers

      The Open Court 1941 - NEAR FINE/VERY GOOD; pages inside are clean and unmarked and the binding is tight; the gold lettering on the cover and spine is crisp; the dust jacket has a small piece missing from the top edge of the front panel but otherwise it is in great condition; there are no signatures or book plates present; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Virtual Books]
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        Gockel und Hinkel, Ausgewählte Märchen,

      Verlag Philipp Reclam jun. Leipzig, 1941.. 93 S. Fraktur Kl.-8°, Hardcover/Pappeinband Gut erhaltenes Exemplar., Seiten alters- und papierbedingt leicht gebräunt K17209.

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        Lysistrata.

      . Traduction nouvelle de l'editeur. Les Editions Emile Chamontin. Paris: Librairie Flammarion 1941. Illustr. in colour (pochoir). 192 + (1) pp. Limited to 250 copies. Uncut copy bound in nice contemporary paperbinding with leatherlabel on spine. Binding signed Juul-Lassen. * Copy no. 213 of 225 on velin..

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        Photo Album - Set of 2 - RAF in Iraq

      Iraq, 1941. Habbaniya, Baghdad, northern Iraq, Sharjah, 1941-1943. A pair of photograph albums of Royal Air Force Leading Aircraftman (LAC) C.J. Sainty, who served the AHQ Iraq Command, in which is a special section devoted to the Battle of Habbaniya. Together with his colour manuscript bombing mechanism diagrams, and assorted comic relief texts. Albums contain 267 black and white photographs combined, neatly organized and most captioned in manuscript. First volume: Small oblong 8vo. string-tied album (106 images), measures approximately 22 x 16 cm, tooled black cloth boards, ownership inscription in white ink faintly visible to bottom front right corner. Second volume: Uncommon Photograph Album With Manuscript Bomb Diagrams - Battle of Habbaniya - WWII RAF in Iraq Oblong 8vo. string-tied album (161 images) measures approximately 33 x 24 cm, beige cloth boards. Photographs vary in size, the smallest measuring approximately 4,5 x 6 cm, and the largest 25 x 19 cm. Loss to some tissue guards, scant few photographs creased, otherwise in Very Good Condition, remarkable, crisp images. Dramatic aftermath scenes of the Battle of Habbaniya May 1941, spectacular views from the old commercial district of Al-Ashar in Basrah, and a comprehensive visual chronicle of camp life and travel with the Royal Air Force in Iraq, together form a substantial and noteworthy firsthand presentation of the Middle East Theater of the Second World War, as experienced by a young man who served at least three years there. Following 32 photographs taken in India, including a tour of Bombay, and the military camp at Colaba in Mumbai, the first album finds LAC Sainty in Iraq for his participation in the Second World War. In Baghdad he photographs minarets, local residents, and Al Rasheed Street. Habbaniya is the focus of this volume, with views of a date plantation, Arab fishermen on Lake Habbaniya, AHQ Habbaniya, a large cemetery, and mud and stone walled dwellings on the Eurpates river bank. Most uncommon however, is a special section devoted to the Battle of Habbaniya, captioned "The Fortunes of War. May 1941. R.A.F. v Rebels." Herein are a dozen photographs of Iraqi field guns and tanks, British war tanks and armoured cars, fallen aircraft including the Messerschmitt Bf 110 (often called Me 110), and disturbing graphic images of severed cadavers and limbs strewn in the desert, the result of a successful defence of the British sovereign airbase against the encroaching Iraqi Army in May 1941. The second album begins with a full page photograph of a parade and raising of the RAF ensign flag at RAF Habbaniya, performed by AHQ Iraq (Air Headquarters Iraq), a command of the Royal Air Force, formed on 1 November 1941 by renaming HQ British Forces in Iraq, the former RAF Iraq Command. In Baghdad, Sainty photographs the copper market and a man enjoying a hookah, a pontoon bridge, the Royal Palace, a round 'guffa' cargo boat, and a mosque on the Euphrates river. Overhead flights in RAF aircraft further render lovely aerial views of Babylon, the Ctesiphon arch, and the pyramids of Egypt. Christmas 1942 was spent at Zoubair [Az Zubayr] just south of Basra, a photograph of a comical menu poster for RAF Maintenance Unit No. 119 commemorates the event. Glimpses of RAF Shaibah are dispersed throughout. Superb photographs are taken at Ashar, the heart and historical center of Basra, including its famous street bazaar, and lovely scenes on Ashar creek, one showing the ancient Saddam Mosque in the background. In Ashar, he visits the Times press and the Breyah quarter. A boatman, Arabian policemen in long coats, a barber, a craftsman, machine shop workers, a bread maker, a copper beater, and long hand crafted river boats, a camel caravan illustrate indigenous ways with remarkable quality images captured by a keen and curious observer. [Ashar is the heart of the city and the old commercial center. Its covered bazaar and mosque mark the end of the creek that links it and the river to Old Basra.] A large photograph of the unit in which Sainty served is captioned "A few of ERS at Habbaniya 1943" [Engine Repair Section]. On his own accord he photographs his colleagues on several occasions, including those of the Assyrian RAF Levies Army unit with whom they worked hand-in-hand. On 1 April 1943 a formal 25th anniversary celebration of the RAF was held at Habbaniya. Also in 1943 Sainty and company make a journey though rugged mountainous terrain into northern Iraq. Scenes include a tall minaret and stone complex, a single winding road piercing an endless vista of desolate hills, a local man cooking on a small outdoor stove, a swimming hole at Duraji, a quaint Arab village called Sir Amadir, a Bedouin encampment, and a glimpse of Mosul, where the principle mode of transportation in the city was still horse-drawn carriages. This album concludes with views of camp life at the RAF station at Sharjah, near Dubai, on the Arabian Peninsula, and group photographs of Sharjah's Base Flight Crew, as well as 'A' Flight ground crew of Masirah, under Aden Command. Accompanying the two albums are the aircraftman's own manuscript colour drawings - 11 pages comprising an immaculate illustration of the construction of incendiary bomb components and functionality, as well as a signed poem by him dated 22 December 1943 revealing that he was struck with malaria. Further poems suggest that he was moved to RAF Masirah in 1944. Royal Air Force Station Habbaniya, more commonly known as RAF Habbaniya, (originally RAF Dhibban) was a Royal Air Force station at Habbaniyah, about 55 miles (89 km) west of Baghdad in modern day Iraq, on the banks of the Euphrates near Lake Habbaniyah. It was operational from October 1936 until the 31 May 1959 when the British were finally withdrawn following the July 1958 Revolution. The base was extensive and included the Air Headquarters of RAF Iraq Command, maintenance units, an aircraft depot, an RAF hospital, RAF Iraq Levies barracks, the RAF Armoured Car Company depot as well as fuel and bomb stores. There were numerous billets, messes and a wide range of leisure facilities including swimming pools, cinemas and theatres, sports pitches, tennis courts and riding stables. It was self-contained with its own power station, water purification plant and sewage farm. Within the base was the Civil Cantonment for the civilian workers and their families and the families of the RAF Iraq Levies. Water taken from the Euphrates for the irrigation systems enabled green lawns, flower beds and even ornamental Botanical Gardens. After World War II the families of British personnel started living at Habbaniya and a school was started. Shaibah is the name of a small village and a site of a military airfield near Az Zubayr, 7 miles (11 km) south west of Basrah in Iraq. The area was the site of a battle with Turkish Forces during the Mesopotamian campaign of the First World War. It was the site of RAF Shaibah from 1920 until 1956 when it was then handed over to the Iraqi Air Force. The 3rd Indian Motor Brigade was reformed as 43rd Lorried Infantry Brigade there in December 1942 - February 1943 during the Second World War. The Assyrian Levies were formed in 1915 when Major J.I. Eadie, Special service officer in the Muntafiq Division in Mesopotamia, recruited forty (40) mounted Arabs for duty under the Intelligence Department as bodyguard for political officers in southern and central Iraq. The force was first named Arab Scouts. In 1918 the force rose to 5,467 of Arab, Kurd, Turkoman, Marsh Arab and Assyrian Militia. At the 1921 Cairo conference the Iraq Levies were ordered to relieve British and Indian troops in Iraq and Kurdistan. The Iraq Army was to be formed and the Arab Levies were required to join it. In 1937 Habbaniya was occupied and used as an RAF base. In 1940 the Iraqi forces joined the Axis powers and in 1941 the battle for Habbaniya took place. The force had been increased by 11,000 recruits, mostly Assyrian, but also Kurd and Yezidi. In 1943 force strength stood at 166 British officers, 22 Assyrian companies, 5 Assyrian/Yizidi companies, 10 Kurdish companies, 4 Gulf Arab companies and 3 Baluchi companies. In addition, 11 Assyrian companies were serving in Palestine and 4 in Cyprus. The Parachute Company was embodied in the Royal Marine Commando and later were used in operations in Albania and Greece. 400 Assyrian joined from Syria, they were used in the specialist?'s communication companies. The name of the force was changed to Royal Air Force Levies.. Very Good.

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        Neptune Entering Libra ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR (author of Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Black Spring)

      1941 - An ORIGINAL Watercolor painting SIGNED by Henry Miller. A SUPERIOR ASSOCIATION, NEATLY INSCRIBED "To Wallace Fowlie, Henry Miller, 1941." Colorful wartime drawing gifted to Fowlie, Miller's friend, frequent correspondent, and scholar whose translations of Rimbaud into English were important to the development of experimental postwar American writing. This watercolor using tempera measures 310 X 245 mm; 12 1/4x9 3/4 inches is Matted and framed. A beautiful painting. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Weekend with Death

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott. (1941). First. First American edition. Fine in near fine dustwrapper. A lovely copy of the author's final mystery, published in the U.K. as Unlawful Occasions. .

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        War in West - Der Kampf im Westen

      1941 - Rare photo book with stereoscopic glasses with pictures from campaign in West and from France. Good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        My Friend Flicka

      Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co.,, 1941. Octavo. Original red cloth, blind stamp of horse to lower front board, gilt titles to spine. In the dust jacket. An excellent copy with the dust jacket which has gentle wear to extremities. First edition, first printing. First title in the trilogy and basis for the enduring 1943 film directed by Harold D. Schuster, and featuring Roddy McDowall and Preston Foster. Novel is of young boys love and devotion to a mustang.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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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        Mildred Pierce.

      New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1941 - Octavo. Original green cloth, decoration and titles to spine gilt, top edge stained green. With the dust jacket. Bookplate to front pastedown, spine a little rolled upper board very lightly marked but a very good copy in the rubbed and lightly chipped dust jacket. First edition, first printing. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        MARINO MARINI Presentato da Filippo De Pisis.

      Milano, Edizioni della Conchiglia, 1941. In-4 (mm. 332x250), custodia in mz. tela edit. contenente un vol., bross., 12 pp.nn. di presentazione (testo in italiano e tedesco), precedute da due litografie originali, le prime in assoluto realizzate dal grande artista (1901-1980). Seguono 1 tav. non numerata e 60 tavv. a colori e in b.n., su carta patinata, che illustrano la sua opera scultorea. Vol. II della collana ?"Pittori e scultori italiani contemporanei?", monografie a cura di Giampiero Giani, in tirat. di 800 esempl. numer. Il ns., 374, è ben conservato.

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        The Last Frontier

      Duell, Sloan & Pearce, New York 1941 - Signed and Inscribed By the Author this is the first book by fast published by duell. sloan and pearce. it is nicely inscribed to publisher cap pearce and his wife clara. to cap and clara this, the first of my d. s. and p. books, for him to remember, when he does the twentieth. howard fast. the signature implies signed at the time of publication in 1941. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Combined fleet (Old Japanese Navy classic history of war Review of Development Trilogy)(Chinese Edition)(Old-Used) LIAN HE JIAN DUI ( JING DIAN ZHAN SHI HUI MOU JIU RI BEN HAI JUN FA ZHAN SAN BU QU )

      Wuhan University Pub. Date :2011-10-01 version 1. paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Pages Number: 475 Publisher: Wuhan University Pub. Date :2011-10-01 version 1. Joint fleet is the classic history of war Review of the development of the old Japanese naval Trilogy series one by Liu Yi ed. December 7. 1941. attack on Pearl Harbor the Japanese combined fleet a big success. will be sent to the main U.S. Pacific Fleet submarine. For a time. the Japanese Navy to become the world's most powerful maritime forces. Seem to have put down the Pacific refers to care in between. But the ... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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        The Broken Vase

      New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc.,, [1941]. A Tecumseh Fox Mystery. Octavo. Original light red cloth, spine and front board lettered in dark blue. With the pictorial dust jacket. A superb copy in the bright jacket that has a slightly faded spine and some nicks to extremities. First edition, first printing. The third and final Tecumseh Fox mystery.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        My Adventures In Zuni

      Santa Fe: Peripatetic. (1941). First. First edition. Square quarto. Large bookplate from the Dolph Judd collection of Western Americana (consisting of a lovely silver print photograph) else fine in fine dustwrapper. A magnificent copy. .

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        Erotika. Et halvt hundrede Tegninger i Pen og Bly.

      . Introduktion af Poul Sörensen. Kbhvn. 1941. Med 55 helsides tegninger, heraf 3 i farver. 4to. Privat helskind med papir indsat pa permer..

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        Enchanted Islands [FIRST EDITION PUBLISHED 1941 COMPLETE WITH DUST JACKET]

      Hamish Hamilton, U.K., 1941, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Huxtable Grace224 pages. 'Not since Puck of Pook's Hill have the "little people" of lore and legend come so delightfully to life as in The Enchanted Islands. Against a background of the Western Isles Miss Demuth has written an adventure story that will appeal to all ages.' In light tan boards illustrated in blue, with a procession of characters. Book - [SEE SCAN] -in Very Good Plus lovely bright boards just a touch bumped to corners. Contents, contemporary gift inscription & small illustrated owner's label to free front end paper, light browning to the front and rear free end paper, light marking to a few pages otherwise clean, bright and tightly bound. Dust Jacket - [SEE SCAN] - Good Plus - bright & clean to front with its charming illustration of a boy & girl sitting on a hillock, with clouds over an island behind them. Some (approximately 0.5 inches) missing from top of spine, just clipping the 'ted' of 'Enchanted', other small amounts of loss to the bottom of the spine and corners, strengthened to verso, some grubbiness to the white background to the back of the jacket. Looks Far Better than it Sounds. A Rare Copy of this Children's Book. Size: 8 inches tall by 5.25 inches. 224 pages. 12 full page line drawings by Grace Huxtable. Illustrator: Huxtable Grace. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 201-750 grams. Category: Fiction; Children. Inventory No: 9994131.

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        Fire and Ice

      NY, Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1941, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. This is perhaps his most difficult trade title to find, especially with jacket, Stegner estimated that 2,500 copies were printed and that 1,900 of them sold, Colberg A5, this copy carries a vintage inscription by Stegner ("For Elizabeth Patterson--/just an old Indian/love McCall/Wallace Stegner"). Very good.

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman]
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        The Colossus of Maroussi

      San Francisco: Colt Press. (1941). First. First edition. A small owner's label, and offsetting to several blank leaves, else near fine in near fine dustwrapper with modest soiling and a little darkening to the white portions of the spine. Advance Review Copy with a four-page mimeographed autobiographical statement by Miller laid in, and very scarce thus. .

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        Battle of Waterloo Road

      New York: Random House, 1941. First edition. Hardcover. An intimate and devastating look at the impact of World War II on a specific area in England. Text by Forbes-Robinson and illustrated throughout with black and white photographs by Capa. A near fine copy with a small vintage bookstore ticket to the rear pastedown and some slight bumping to the top front corner in a very good dust jacket with the front flap inexplicably having been slightly trimmed and also with a number of small edge tears and chips and some other minor wear. Very uncommon in any jacket, the first I've seen in years.

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        The Colossus of Maroussi

      San Francisco: The Colt Press,, 1941. Octavo. Original blue cloth, printed paper label to spine. With the dust jacket. A little rubbed and faded at extremities, spine label tanned, light spotting and partial tanning to endpapers. A very good copy in the rubbed and tanned jacket with some small nicks and creases and wear to the joint of the front flap. First edition, first imprinting. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For Dudley Fitts de la part de Bessie Brewer by, for, with Henry Miller N. Y. C. 12/22/41". Fitts (1903?-68) was an American poet and critic, best known for his translations of the classics.

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        Between The Acts

      London: The Hogarth Press, 1941 First edition, first printing. One of 6,358 copies. Personal copy of author's sister Vanessa Bell, with her ownership initials "V.B." in blue ink to the front free endpaper. Publisher's bright blue cloth boards, lettered in gilt. Very good, with a slight lean, rubbing to the extremities, toning and light spotting to the spine, bright gilt, clean boards, a hint of spotting to the endpapers, pencil marks to list of works by the author, bright and clean pages. Housed in a custom quarter-leather clamshell box. Kirkpatrick A26a. Between the Acts was the last novel Virginia Woolf wrote, and the first volume to be published posthumously, only a few months after her death in March 1941. In his introductory note, the author's husband, Leonard Woolf, noted that while Virginia had completed the manuscript, she had not yet finished the text's final revision for the printer. In reference to her notorious, meticulous editing style, Leonard stated "She would not… have made any large or material alterations in it, though she would probably have made a good many small corrections or revisions before passing the final proofs." Between the Acts tells the story of a play within a play, set against the backdrop of a small English village in the years leading up to World War II. The text, which represents a rather cynical view of English history, makes the poignant claim that, while everything seems to be constantly changing, humans and their relationships with one another have not really changed much since the beginning of our history. As with much of her writing, the beauty of Between the Acts lies in Woolf's eloquent descriptions more so than in the plot itself. As Hudson Strode wrote in his 1941 review for The New York Times, "the cream…lies between the lines-in the haunting overtones… the best of the show…happens between the acts and immediately before the pageant begins and just after it is over. So the play is not really the thing at all. It is merely the focal point, the hub of the wheel, the peg on which to hang the bright ribbons and dark cords of the author's supersensitive perceptions and illuminated knowledge. It is in her imagery, in her felicitous gift for metaphor, for cadence, for exciting association, in her 'powers of absorption and distillation' that her special genius lies.". 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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        LEST DARKNESS FALL

      Henry Holt and Company [1941], New York - Octavo, cloth. The author's first science fiction book. An early classic of modern SF in which the protagonist is thrown back in time to the end of the Roman Empire and makes an unsuccessful attempt to use his modern scientific knowledge to prevent the Dark Ages. "Neat anthropological interpretation of history." - Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3- 135. ".by all odds de Camp's finest book." - Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 3-58. A fine copy, some darkening to end papers in a very good minus dust jacket, rubbing to folds and edges, chipping with loss to spine ends and corners. Scarce in jacket. (10785) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Methuselah's Children

      Hicksville, NY: Gnome Press. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1941. FIRST EDITION. Hard Cover. F/NF: Fine condition in a Near Fine condition dj. Very light foxing to the rear cover of dj. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

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        Raphy Dallèves *

      Éditions La Concorde, Lausanne 14.3.1941. - Broché 33 x 26, couverture rempliée illustrée d'une image contrecollée. Dos et bords en partie légèrement insolés. A cette réserve près, bel exemplaire. 66 planches en noir et en couleur, contrecollées hors texte. Monographie très soignée sur le peintre valaisan, avec de bonnes reproductions présentées sous serpentes légendées. Édition originale. L'un des 600 exemplaires numérotés en arabe, outre 20 romain et 40 HC ainsi marqués.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        "Stilleben mit Boxhandschuh". 1968. Öl u. Tempera auf Hartfaser.

      . 42 x 35 cm, signiert, datiert, umseitig bezeichnet. In Berliner Leiste gerahmt.. Sighard Gille (*1941 Eilenburg, lebt und arbeitet in Leipzig). Deutscher Maler, Grafiker und Fotograf. Bedeutender Vertreter der 2. Generation der Leipziger Schule. 1965-70 Studium an der Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig (HGB) bei Bernhard Heisig und Wolfgang Mattheuer. 1973-76 Meisterschüler bei Bernhard Heisig an der Deutschen Akademie der Künste in Ost-Berlin. 1976-80 Assistent an der HGB Leipzig im Fachbereich Malerei, seit 1986 Lehre ebenda. 1980/81 Wand- und Deckengemälde "Gesang vom Leben" für das Foyer des Gewandhaus Leipzig. 1982 Nationalpreis der DDR III. Klasse für Kunst und Literatur.

      [Bookseller: Graphikantiquariat Koenitz Filiale Schlo]
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        LEST DARKNESS FALL

      New York: Henry Holt and Company,. [1941]. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-ix [x-xii] 1-379 [380: blank],. original pictorial black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in white, top edge stained yellow, fore and bottom edges untrimmed.. Slight spine lean, a nearly fine copy in very good dust jacket with. mild rubbing along folds, vertical crease to front panel near spine,. closed tear to upper edge of front panel, and fraying with shallow. loss along top edge of spine panel. (#111888). First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by de Camp on front free endpaper: "To the Nathans / good friends and exemplars / L. Sprague de Camp." The author's first book of fiction. An early classic of modern SF in which the protagonist is thrown back in time to the end of the Roman Empire and makes an unsuccessful attempt to use his modern scientific knowledge to prevent the Dark Ages. "Neat anthropological interpretation of history." - Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-135. "... de Camp's finest book." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-304. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1198-1203. In 333.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        Francois Mansart and the origins of French Classical Architecture

      Warburg Institute, London 1941 - VG tight ex-lib cloth. w stamps. gilt titles over green boards. 81 p plus 54 bw plates. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: 3rd Man Books]
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        Portrait photograph of Countee Cullen leaning against a tree

      [New York, Central Park, june 20, 1941]. (CULLEN, COUNTEE) 17.5 x 12.5 cm. (7 x 5 inches). Half-length, frontal view. Gelatin silver print. Embossed stamp lower right, atelier stamp on rear, and docketed by Van Vechten with the name of the subject, and reference number ("XV-V-1")

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Three-quarter length portrait of W. C. Handy, playing the muted trumpet

      N.p., 17 july 1941. (HANDY, W.C) 10 x 8 inches. Gelatin silver print. Fine. Embossed stamp lower left, atelier stamped on verso: "Photograph by Carl Van Vechten | 146 Central Park West | Cannot be reproduced without permission", and docketed by Van Vechten in pencil, recording the subject of the photograph ("William Christopher Handy"), the date, and the number of the negative . Fine image of the "Father of the Blues", reproduced in PORTRAITS (1978)

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Say, Is This the U S A

      New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce,, 1941. Tall quarto. Original pictorial boards. With the dust jacket. Illustrations throughout from photos by Margaret Bourke-White. Spine slightly rolled, light spotting to edges and occasionally to contents. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket. First edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        DICTIONNAIRE PRATIQUE DES CONNAISSANCES RELIGIEUSES EN 6 VOLUMES (COMPLET - de A à Z) + 9 FASCICULES "SUPPLEMENT" (de 1 a 10 - Manque le fascicule N°6).

      LIBRAIRIE LETOUZEY ET ANE 1941 - R320058614: 1270 + 1267 + 1271 + 1271 + 1271 + 1242 PAGES - Texte sur 2 colonnes - Couvertures de substitution (carton brut souple) / + 9 Fascicules d'environ 250 pages - Texte sur 2 colonnes - Certains fascicules abimés au dos. In-4 Broché. Etat d'usage. Livré sans Couverture. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 200-RELIGION [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: le-livre]
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        THE DISCOVERY OF THE FUTURE. SPEECH DELIVERED BY GUEST OF HONOR AT 3D WORLD SCIENCE FICTION CONVENTION, DENVER, INDEPENDENCE DAY 1941. RECORDED ON DISCS BY WALTER J. DAUGHERTY, TRANSCRIBED BY ASSORTED SERVICES, PRESENTED BY FORREST J. ACKERMAN. [cover title]

      A Novacious Publication [1941], [Los Angeles] - Octavo, spirit duplication, printed wrappers, stapled. Limited to 200 copies. Heinlein's first separate publication, preceding Rocket Ship Galileo by six years. Tiny chip to lower right corner of front cover, a small tear to lower left rear cover, rear cover loose from top staple. A nearly fine copy with minimal rust to staples. (14037) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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