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        Lanterns On The Levee

      1941. Hardcover. Good. Not Ex-Library Copy.. Hardcover Edition Without Dustjacket.. Text Unmarked..Binding Is Solid..Not Ex-Library Copy..Bookplate Attached To Fep..10Th Printing..Inscribed By Walker Percy On Half Title Page..

      [Bookseller: Thomas Savage, Bookseller]
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        Charming informal photo signed and dated (The Queen Mother, 1900-2002, Queen of George VI)

      1941 - showing the Queen Mother half length in outdoor clothes wearing a fur trimmed coat and simple hat with her scarf fixed with a pearl brooch, 4½" x 6¼" in leather frame by Jarrolds, 8" x 6", no place, 18th January From the collection of Air Vice-Marshal Sir Edward "Mouse" Fielden, GVCO, CB. DFC. AFC., personal pilot to Edward VIII when Prince of Wales, Chief Air Pilot and Extra Equerry, then Captain of the King's Flight/Queen's Flight. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Sophie Dupre ABA ILAB PADA]
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        The War Speeches, a full set of seven British first editions - Into Battle, The Unrelenting Struggle, The End of the Beginning, Onwards to Victory, The Dawn of Liberation, Victory, and Secret Session Speeches

      London: Cassell and Company Ltd., 1941. First edition. Hardcover. Here is an exceptional set of British first edition, first printings of Winston Churchill's seven war speeches volumes. This set features near fine or better volumes in near fine dust jackets. It has become quite difficult to assemble jacketed, first printing sets in such condition. Few books are as emblematic of Churchill's literary and leadership gifts as his war speeches volumes. During his long public life, Winston Churchill played many roles worthy of note - Member of Parliament for more than half a century, soldier and war correspondent, author of scores of books, ardent social reformer, combative cold warrior, Nobel Prize winner, painter. But Churchill's preeminence as a historical figure owes most to his indispensable 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." When Churchill was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953, it was partly “…for brilliant oratory in defending exalted human values.” 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. This set is a noteworthy exception. The blue cloth bindings remain tight and clean with bright spine gilt and only trivial wear to extremities. The contents are unusually bright throughout the set. We find no previous ownership marks in any of the volumes. The spotting endemic to these first editions appears confined to the page edges of the first volume and the page edges and first and final leaves of the fourth and fifth volumes. The Unrelenting Struggle is also first state, denoted by irregular pagination at page 281. Victory is likewise first state, denoted by p.177 misprinted as “77”. The first and final volumes are of special note. Into Battle has the most vividly bright and complete dust jacket we have been able to offer in many years, with a beautifully bright book beneath suffering only a bit of page edge spotting. Secret Session Speeches is likewise a superlative copy, with beautifully fine book beneath a complete and unusually bright dust jacket. All seven first printing dust jackets retain unusually bright spines. All dust jackets except The Unrelenting Struggle retain the original publisher's prices on the lower front flaps. All seven dust jackets are complete apart from fractional chipping to a few extremities. Modest soiling, primarily to the white rear faces of the dust jackets, trivial wear to hinges and extremities, and a tiny, stray ink mark to the front face of Victory jacket do not compromise the exceptional shelf presentation and overall caliber of this set. All seven dust jackets are newly fitted with removable, archival quality clear covers. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A142.1.b, A172.1.a, A183.1.a, A194.1.a, A214.1.a, A223.1.a, A227.2.b; 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.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        The Managerial Revolution: What is Happening in the World

      The John Day Company 1941 - First editon. 285 pp. Original orange cloth with black lettering. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket, unclipped ($2.50), slightly chipped at head and tail, creased closed tear at top of back panel, lightly worn along edges. Former owner's name written on front free endpaper.Burnham was a one-time Trotskyist who officially rejected dialectical materialism not long before publishing this book, an acclaimed critique of the worldwide authoritarianism that precipitated WWII. Burnham along with many other ex-communists like Daniel Bell and Dwight Macdonald would help inluence mainstream American cold war thought immensely, forming a consensus view that was mistrustful of totalitarianism in all forms, interventionist, capitalist, and much more pragmatic than it has generally been given credit for being. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Chaim Weizmann

      September 5, 1941. Typed letter signed <I>"Ch. Weizmann"</I>, one page, 6" x 8", September 5, 1941, The Dorchester Hotel, London, addressed to The Right Hon. L.M.S. Amery. Beautifully framed to 19.5" x 15". Three file holes in the left margin, else fine condition.<br /><br />n full: <I>"I am very sorry to trouble you with a matter which is perhaps half personal, but you may remember my mentioning to you before we left England that it would be useful if you could possibly see Lord Luke for a few minutes. He apparently intends entering into an arrangement with Sir William Wright with regard to manufacture in India. I think Luke thinks that Wright could manufacture the foodstuff in India for export here. But he is anxious to see you first"</I>. A handwritten docket in the upper right margin states: <I>"Palestine. Also Lord Luke re manufacture foodstuff in India"</I>.

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Into Battle

      Cassell & Company Limited, London 1941 - First Edition:First Printing:Book Condition:A Very Good copy, very gently bumped and rubbed top and bottom of the spine, corners very gently rubbed, page edges very gently toned, inscribed and dated by Churchill on the second blank end paper, internally very clean and bright, tight binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bawnmore Fine and Rare Books]
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        I fasti militari dei Finanzieri d'Italia Libro Secondo: Febbraio - Libro Quarto: Aprile

      Carlo Signorelli Editore - Milano 1941-42, MILANO - Biblioteca di Letteratura ITALIANO Due tascabili degli anni '40 in stato discreto, coperta illustrata in cartoncino, illustrazione di S. Talman, coperta del Libro Quarto staccata dalla legatura, bruniture, fioritura sparsa, bordo e punte leggermente consunti, abrasione, su piatto inferiore timbro "Aumento 5%" e cifra scritta a matita, Libro Secondo con lacerazione su piatto anteriore e cerniera danneggiata, tagli bruniti con barbe, pagine ben conservate, quelle del Libro Quarto con macchia sulla punta inferiore. Fa parte della collana Biblioteca di Letteratura. Solo Libri II e IV, questo volumetto è una ristampa identica a quella del 1933.

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

      Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1941. Very good. First Edition 8 x 5 1/2 inches, xvi, 471 pages, cloth, slight wear at edges, Dust Jacket (new facsimile dust jacket), Includes 16 leaves of plates featuring 31 full page reproductions from photographs by Walker Evans. One of the most important and experimental collaborations between a writer and photographer in the twentieth century. Agee and Evans approach to the plight of a group of Alabama sharecropping families continues to challenge conventions of journalistic and photographic approaches to the documentation of social injustice.

      [Bookseller: Dawson's Book Shop]
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        Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass in one volume.

      New York: The Heritage Press, 1941 - 2 works in one volume, octavo (224 x 141 mm). Contemporary red crushed morocco by Maurin, spine lettered and decorated in gilt with gilt vignette of the White Rabbit, triple gilt border to covers, turn-ins gilt, patterned endpapers, silk page marker, top edge gilt. Spine very slightly faded. Otherwise, a fine copy. Frontispiece and illustrations to text by John Tenniel. An attractively bound copy of Carroll's classic work, printed in a large type. Tenniel's original illustrations are here reproduced within red or blue borders (red for Wonderland and blue for Looking-Glass).

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Early Morning Long Ago.

      London: Chiswick Press,, 1941. Octavo, pp. 5. Original blue paper wrappers, white printed label. Slight creasing and a small mark to front wrapper, text block slightly toned and uncut. An excellent copy. First and sole edition, first impression. One of 50 copies printed for Sassoon and Geoffrey Keynes in March 1941. Keynes was the brother of the economist J. M. Keynes and a close friend and bibliographer of Sassoon.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Last Tycoon

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1941. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Very Good, in a Very Good dust jacket with price intact. Light dulling to spine cloth, light rounding to spine, cloth finish at rear board rubbed. Light staining to edge of page block. Endpapers offset, with previous owner details to front paste down. Small burn mark to rear dust jacket panel, with small corresponding discoloration to rear board. Jacket lightly faded at spine and lightly edge worn; staining near foot, mostly visible from verso. Rare in the dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA ]
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      San Francisco:: The Colt Press. 1941).. First edition. This non-pornographic piece must have disappointed publishers anticipating something more lurid from Miller afer his "Tropic of Cancer" because ten New York publishers rejected it before Colt Press accepted it with an advance of only 100 USD [Shifreen & Jackson A26b]. INSCRIBED -- "TO TAMAR, THE FLAMING MEDEA OF BIG SUR WHO IMPROVISES 'UNITS' AND ISLANDS OF FOG AND SEA ANEMONES. HENRY MILLER. 4/2/44." The recipient is, perhaps, Robinson Jeffers who, though not a friend of Miller's, was a fellow inhabitant of Big Sur and whose most famous poem is titled "Tamar." Or more likely, though a bit disturbingly, it is perhaps inscribed to Tamar Nais Hodel, who was named for the poem and was the young daughter of Miller's friend and fellow inhabitant of Big Sur, Dr. George Hill Hodel -- a suspect in the infamous 1947 "Black Dahlia" murder and mutilation of Elizabeth Short. Tamar Hodel would have been around 9 years old at the time of the inscription, a tender young age to receive an inscribed book from a friend of ones father. But this was a father who allowed Man Ray to take nude pictures of her when she was 11 years old and whom she accused at 14 of sexual molesting her beginning when she was 11. (He was acquitted and fled the country soon after.) Name at base of front endpaper, cloth at spine ends and corners slightly frayed, general light cover wear, front hinge repaired where previously loose otherwise good to very good, lacking dust jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Quill & Brush]
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        The man who loved children (First edition; Florence James' and Christina Stead's copy)

      London : Peter Davies, 1941. First U.K. edition. Octavo, red cloth boards (upper board lightly marked), the personal copy of both Florence James (19 David St. Mosman) and later Christina Stead (Camberley, Surrey), the ownership signatures of both women on the front free endpaper, 480 pp (edges flecked), a well read copy, housed in a quarter blue morocco and blue cloth clamshell box. A highly important association copy of Christina Stead's most acclaimed novel. The New Zealand-born writer and literary agent Florence James had settled in Sydney in 1920, where she met and became a close friend of Christina Stead while the pair were studying English Literature at Sydney University. In the late twenties Stead and James spent time together in London and Paris, a formative period in the lives of both women. James married William 'Pym' Heyting in 1932, and is perhaps best remembered as the co-author with Dymphna Cusack of Come in Spinner (1951). She was also the model for Stead's eponymous character in her late novel, Miss Herbert (1976). The copy of The man who loved children which we offer here is in some respects the ultimate copy of Stead's most acclaimed novel: not only did it originally belong to her dear friend Florence James, but it subsequently passed back into the author's own hands, a tangible record of how Stead's brilliant literary achievement was cherished and shared in one of Stead's most important personal relationships.

      [Bookseller: Douglas Stewart Fine Books]
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        Berichte zur deutschen Landeskunde. Umfangreiches Konvolut aus den Jahrgängen 1-47 mit zusammen 82 Bänden ( 1941-1973 )

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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Mains sur la mer

      First edition, one of 500 numbered copies on vellum Marais, only draw with 6 Japan and 12 Holland paper. Precious autograph signed by Pierre Béarn: "... but will he love these flowers of the open sea?" Tiny bites without gravity, guards very slightly and partially shaded. Jean flory Paris 1941 12x19cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Collection of 15 original photographs of Winston Churchill at Southampton Docks 1941 - 1954

      unpublished - An excellent collection of 15 original photographs of Winston Churchill on various official visits to Southampton Docks. From the archive of the British Transport Docks Board (Manager's Office). All are b/w 18-21 by 14-16 cms. All with pencil archive notation to verso.Highlights include :Inspection with soldier, Dock managers and Churchill with vehicle in background, dated 31 Jan 1941 at the height of the crisisChurchill getting out of car with cigar, cane and top hat with military aide, marked to verso "The ONLY photograph taken on Mr Churchill's visit to Southampton on 20th May 1944. Photograph shows Mr Churchill arriving at the terminus station prior to inspecting the invasion fleet at Soton Docks. Photo R Glock"Other 13 all dated 1949 - 1954, some as Leader of the Opposition others as Prime Minister All in excellent condition. None signed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Finecopy ABA]
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        Spitfire Parade [Biggles at War]. Stories of Biggles in Wartime.

      Oxford University Press / London: Humphrey Milford 1941. FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION, printed on THICK PAPER. Octavo, pp.256, with colour frontispiece by Radcliffe Wilson, black and white illustrations within. Bound in publisher's light blue cloth with text and decoration printed in black, top edge tinted blue, pictorial dust-jacket with original price of 4s to flap. A lightly used copy with some dustiness/toning to edge of text block, contemporary ownership to flyleaf (Christmas 1941). Jacket with a little edgewear, a couple of small nicks and tears, minor rubbing etc. Overall a very good copy of a scarce war-time Biggles, not to be confused with the later (more common) version on thin paper.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington]
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        Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

      Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston 1941 - 8 x 5 1/2 inches, xvi, 471 pages, cloth, slight wear at edges, Dust Jacket (new facsimile dust jacket), Includes 16 leaves of plates featuring 31 full page reproductions from photographs by Walker Evans. One of the most important and experimental collaborations between a writer and photographer in the twentieth century. Agee and Evans approach to the plight of a group of Alabama sharecropping families continues to challenge conventions of journalistic and photographic approaches to the documentation of social injustice. First Edition edition. Very good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dawson's Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Ein Buch uber Vidkun Quisling

      Oslo: Blix Forlag, 1941. 8vo (8" x 6"). 114pp. In German. Signed on free end paper by Heinrich Himmler in his usual green ink. DJ missing front flap, rear flap detached but present with many tears and chips in protective Mylar. Head/tail of spine and edges of covers (red leather with gilt top edge and lettering). Very good / very good.

      [Bookseller: Liberty Book Store]
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        Das Werden des Reiches 1939 in 2 BÃnden [Hardcover] [Jan 01, 1941] Dr. Hans Bolz

      Hardcover] [Jan 01, 1941

      [Bookseller: Buchladen Lensahn]
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        Jews and the post-war world

      The Freeland League for Jewish Territorial Colonisation, London, England 1941 - Libraries worldwide that own item: 13. Printed at The Hereford Times, Ltd. Pamphlet Number 5 in the series: Freeland League for Jewish Territorial Colonisation. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Martha Graham: Sixteen Dances in Photographs

      New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1941. Fine/Fair. First edition. Square folio. Some faint age-toning on endpapers else fine in tattered, fair only, internally tape repaired dustwrapper lacking most of the spine. Signed by Barbara Morgan on the front fly, and with the ownership signature of Tony Award-winning actress Marian Seldes. Seldes studied with Graham at the beginning of her career. A nice associative copy.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      New York: Coward-McCann, [1941]. First edition. A very good plus copy, some mild soiling to cloth, tear to cloth (mendable) at upper rear cover in a very good dust jacket with some edge wear, wrinkling to upper front panel stain marks to upper rear panel. Uncommon in jacket. (9869). Octavo, cloth. Two novelettes featuring Don Diavolo, The Scarlet Wizard-magician detective. These were first published in separate issues of the pulp Red Star Mystery in 1940. This is the first of two books published with the Towne pseudonym (and the only one in hardcover).

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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        Unabhängige Zeitschrift für die Deutsche Wehrmacht. 1921 bis 194

      Mittler 1941 - - gute Exemplare / Enthalten: 1921, 1922, 1925/1926, 1929 bis 1938 / 1939,2 / 1940 / 1941, 2./ Dazu 1919 und teils 1917 als Fotokopie Gewicht in Gramm: 38000 Mittler, Berlin, 1921-1941. Zusammen ca. 8000 S. mit Abb., 2 Halbleinen-Broschüren u. 17 Leineneinbände mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel, quart, (Stempel auf Titel / teils in Stahl gestochenes Exlibris der Harvard College Library auf Vorsatz)

      [Bookseller: Celler Versandantiquariat]
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        Mein Kampf (Zwei Bände in einem Band - Ungekürzte Ausgabe) (Leinen)

      Verlag Franz Eher Nachfolger GmbH, 1941. Leinen Deckel und Buchrücken mit einzelnen beriebenen/bestoßenen Stellen, Deckelinnere (vorne) und eine Seite leicht aufgeplatzt im Einband, grüner Kopffarbschnitt leicht ausgebleicht, Seiten altersgemäß angedunkelt, geringer Teil der Seiten mit geknickter Ecke, Diese Bücher werden von uns nur zur staatsbürgerlichen Aufklärung/wissenschaftlichter Arbeit und zur Abwehr verfassungswidriger Bestrebungen angeboten , Preise inkl. Mwst. HABEN SIE EINEN PREISVORSCHLAG? NEHMEN SIE KONTAKT ZU UNS AUF. WIR PRÜFEN IHREN VORSCHLAG GERNE. Versand D: 2,90 EUR

      [Bookseller: Versand-Antiquariat Konrad von Agris]
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      1941. Very Good. REINER, Max (pseudonym of Taylor Caldwell). TIME NO LONGER. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1941. First edition. Octavo. [6],368 pp. Publisher's binding of yellow cloth printed in red on upper board and spine; top-edge stained red. A bright and clean, near-fine copy that is very lightly sunned on spine and has occasional, very small spots of soiling on cloth. In a very good dust-jacket that is lightly sunned on spine and shows negligible wear, including a couple of short closed-tears, at top edge.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        Japan and the Third Powers [History of the Japanese Invasion of China from 1937-1941].4 Volumes. First edition.

      Shanghai - Hong Kong - Singapore: Kelly & Walsh, Limited 1941 - 8vo. 4 volumes. 992 pages. Original blue wrappers, printed cover labels. First Edition.Rare complete set of 4 volumes on the Second Sino-Japanese War, covering Japan's invasion of China and events leading to the Second World War.The "third powers" are Great Britain, the United States and France. Printed in China.Some wear and soiling to wrappers, occasional tears add chips to corners and edges of covers and text; library labels at tops of front wrappers, stamps to inner front wrappers, toning to interiors; about very good. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Gangs, Inc. (formerly Paper Bullets).

      Hollywood, Calif.: PRC, re-release of the 1941 picture.(). Color lithograph poster. Mounted on linen. One sheet. B condition. Director: Phil Rosen. Writing credits: Martin Mooney. Cast Overview: Joan Woodbury as Rita Adams, Jack La Rue as Mickey Roman, Linda Ware as Donna Andrews, John Archer as Bob Elliott, Vince Barnett as Scribbler, a petty forger, Alan Ladd as Jimmy Kelly/Bill Dugan. Gangs aren't what they used to be!

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        Klee Wyck [Signed by Emily Carr]

      London Oxford University Press 1941 - 1st Edition. xiv,155pp. Octavo. Illustrated dust jacket over orange cloth boards with titles in gilt and black to front board and spine. Sunning to edges of boards where jacket is chipped. Head and tail of spine lightly bumped. Slight lean to spine. Previous owner's signature and date on ffep and some offsetting from something previous stored in the book, else internally clean (with a few small spots to margin of page 75). Jacket with creasing and a few large (less than 2") chips to edges. Folds of jacket flaps rubbed. Signed and dated (1942) by Emily Carr on the ffep. good to very good A series of stories of the West Coast First Nations by the great Canadian painter, written while she lived with them. Illustrated with 4 colour reproductions of Carr's work. Emily Carr is a Canadian icon and one of the first painters to usher modernism and post-impressionism to Canada. Books signed by Carr, especially those dated near publication, are exceedingly scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books(Cameron Treleaven) ABAC]
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        Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1941. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 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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        The Art Center School [promotional brochure]

      Los Angeles: The Art Center School, 1941. First Edition . Spiral Bound Card Covers. Very Good +. B/W Photographs on White and Blue Backgrounds Throughout. 72 Pp. Catalogue Of The School, Highlighting Its Teachers And Student Work; Includes Photo Of An Exposition Structure Designed By Mr. Schindler's Class [P. 34], Also Photos And Bios Of The Teachers Including Schindler And Ansel Adams. Undated But First Page Of Text Refers To Copyright Of The Art Professions Tree (1941) And To Founding Of School Eleven Years Previously (The School Was Founded In 1930). Very Scarce.

      [Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books]
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        My Friend Flicka

      J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia 1941 - Red cloth binding rubbed at spine ends & corners, slightly cocked; small retail label on back paste-down; leaf edges, paste-downs & endpapers foxed, else a very sturdy, tight & clean copy. Dj rubbed at extremities; edges chipped; surface scuffed & smudged; price stamp on back flap, jacket now protected in clear cover. ; A STORY PRESS BOOK. ; STORY PRESS BOOK Series; 8vo; 349 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Hyde Brothers, Booksellers]
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        I divieti ecclesiastici di Aristotele sotto Innocenzo III e Gregorio IX. Collectionis totius n. 7.

      Saler. Rappresentanza della Casa Editrice Herder, Roma.1941. 24,5x17 cm. 133 S. Grüner Broschüreinband, etwas eselsohrig, untere Kante etwas knittrig. Green brochure binding only slightly used, good. Miscellanea Historiae Pontificiae edita a Facultate historiae Ecclesisticae in Pontificia Universitate Gregoriana. Vol. V. Collectionis n. 7. Innen sauber, leicht gebräunt. Kl. handschriftlicher Eintrag a. d. Titelseite mit Bleistift. Seiten unbeschnitten. Inside a bit bronzy. Small handwritten note on the first page with pencil. No cutting edge. Indice/Content: Cap.I. - I dievieti di Aristotele sotto papa Innovenzo III. (1210 e 1215). Cap.II.- gli ordinamenti di Pap Gregorio IX sullo studio di Aristotele. Mitigazione dei divieti di Aristotele del 1210 e 1215. In italienischer Sprache. In Italien. Versand D: 6,00 EUR Aristoteles; Kirchengeschichte; Papst Gregor IX; Papst Innozenz

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        Kesting, Edmund. - "Landschaft".

      - Mischtechnik / Aquarell & Gouache, auf Papier, 1941. Von Edmund Kesting. 29,5 x 42,0 cm (Darstellung / Blatt) / 50 x 60 cm (Passepartout). Rechts unten mit Pinsel signiert und datiert: "KESTING 41". - Papier leicht gebräunt. Marginaler Lichtrand. Auf Karton aufgezogen und im Passepartout montiert. Insgesamt mäßig guter Zustand. Edmund Kesting (1892 Dresden - 1970 Birkenwerder). Deutscher Maler, Grafiker, Fotograf und Kunstpädagoge. 1911-22 Studium an der Dresdner Kunstgewerbeschule und anschließend an der Dresdner Akademie. 1915-18 Soldat im 1. Weltkrieg. 1919 Meisterschüler bei Otto Gussmann. 1919 Gründung der privaten Kunstschule "Der Weg - Schule für Gestaltung". 1921 Begegnung mit Herwarth Walden. Beginn der Mitarbeit im "Sturm". Enge Kontakte zu Avantgardekünstlern wie Kurt Schwitters, László Moholy-Nagy, El Lissitzky, Alexander Archipenko u.a. Ab 1923 Ausstellungsbeteiligungen beim "Sturm"-Kreis. Ab 1925 Beschäftigung mit Fotografie. 1926 Gründung der Berliner Schule "Der Weg" und Gründung der Gesellschaft der Sturmfreunde in Dresden. Ausstellungen in Moskau und New York. 1930 Eintritt in den Werkbund. 1933 Mal- und Ausstellungsverbot durch die Nationalsozialisten. Arbeit als Werbefotograf für Foto- und Autofirmen. 1945 Gründung der Künstlergruppe "der ruf - die befreite Kunst" mit Karl von Appen, Helmut Schmidt-Kirstein, Hans Christoph in Dresden. 1945/46 Serie von experimentellen Fotoarbeiten "Dresdner Totentanz". 1946 Berufung an die Akademie für Werkkunst in Dresden. 1946-47 Leitung der Lehrwerkstatt "Photographie und Film". 1948-53 Leiter der Fachklasse für Fotografie an der Hochschule für Bildende und Angewandte Kunst in Berlin-Weißensee. 1955 Berufung an die Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen in Potsdam-Babelsberg. 1960 Emeritierung. Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Chaim Weizmann

      September 5, 1941. Typed letter signed "Ch. Weizmann", one page, 6" x 8", September 5, 1941, The Dorchester Hotel, London, addressed to The Right Hon. L.M.S. Amery. Beautifully framed to 19.5" x 15". Three file holes in the left margin, else fine condition.n full: "I am very sorry to trouble you with a matter which is perhaps half personal, but you may remember my mentioning to you before we left England that it would be useful if you could possibly see Lord Luke for a few minutes. He apparently intends entering into an arrangement with Sir William Wright with regard to manufacture in India. I think Luke thinks that Wright could manufacture the foodstuff in India for export here. But he is anxious to see you first". A handwritten docket in the upper right margin states: "Palestine. Also Lord Luke re manufacture foodstuff in India".

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        The Valleys of the Assassins and other Persian travels

      John Murray 1941 - The dust jacket is missing, the boards are worn with bumping to the spine ends and corners. The pages are secure to the binding, the edges have tanning and foxing. There are previous owner details inside the covers. This book is from our pre ISBN stock and is therefore over 50 years old. It will have a general appearance commensurate with its age including age effects to page edges, binding and boards. Dust jacket is absent unless otherwise stated Major signs of wear and tear. Very well read. Reading copy only. May not be for the collector or suitable as a present unless hard to find elsewhere SECURE DAILY POSTING FROM UK. 30 DAY GUARANTEE [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Ceredigion Book Shop]
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        Beating the Invader

      Ministry of Information, London 1941 - "If invasion comes, everyone - young or old, men and women - will be eager to play their part worthily." This wartime leaflet is a tangible reminder that, in the early days of 1941, the outcome of the war was not a foregone conclusion and Britain's peril was quite real. The leaflet provides instructions from the Ministry of Information and Prime Minister Winston Churchill regarding what to do in case of invasion. Measuring 11 inches by 8.25 inches, the leaflet is printed on both sides of a thin, single sheet of paper. On March 10, 1941, at the request of the Ministry of Information, Churchill wrote the introduction to this leaflet. His introduction takes up two-thirds of the first page. After sober consideration of the timing and effect of such a message to the British people, the War Cabinet decided on April 24, 1941 to print more than 14 million copies and distribute the leaflet to all British households. Today these leaflets are scarce. In his Bibliography, Ronald Cohen writes: "The huge print run might leave one with the impression that the leaflet would be commonly found today. It was, however, only a leaflet anticipating an event that never came to pass. Few copies have survived." Here is a very good plus, notably clean and complete example for collectors. The paper suffers no losses, no spotting, and no soiling. We note only a very faint "5591" in pencil to the blank bottom margin of the verso which we have not attempted to erase. Searching for flaws, we observe truly trivial wear along the left edge. The age-toning is moderate and uniform. The only creasing marks noted are the customary horizontal and vertical folds, but this copy must have been long stored flat, as the original folds are faint. There is slight wear and creasing along the top edge. Not quite fine, but certainly a collector-worthy copy of this fragile and compelling bit of wartime history. Bibliographic reference: Cohen B76, Woods A69. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      Boston: Little Brown, 1941. SIGNED leaf bound in after title page, "Rawhide edition" ( No. 217 of an edition limited to 265 numbred copies SIGNED by author and signed by the illustrator Tom Lea). Beautifully and professionally rebacked with blind embossed titles on full cowhide spine, old backstrip laid-in. A stronger and better copy than the old Little Brown spine allowed preserving the full leather boards. Corners sharp, no names, old dealer pencil notations to free front endpaper in original publisher's color slipcase, darkened and soiled. "The Texas Longhorn made more history than any other breed of cattle the civilized world has known." Dobie. The author's early life among people of the Longhorn country gave him invaluable material for his tales. Today this history of one aspect of the legendary West stands as a monument both to its subject and its author." - Ramon Adams. DRD (Dudley R. Dobie Collection) 370.Reese - SIX-SCORE 32. Dykes, MY DOBIE COLLECTION #5 on his list of rarities. HOWES D37. HERD 694. FINE / Slipcase Good.

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        Burgenland (1921 -1938) Ein deutsches Grenzland im Südosten. Einen Gemeinschaftsarbeit zahlreicher Fachmänner (Burgenlandatlas mit 108 Kartenseiten) mit einer Textbeilage ( 54 Seiten), 1 Übersichtskarte und einer Generalkarte

      Wien, Österreichischer Landesverlag, 1941. 108 Kartensein + 54 Textseiten gebundene Ausgabe gut, Einband gering berieben und fleckig, Innenseiten sauber und ohne Markierungen L018 Versand D: 6,00 EUR Burgenland, Atlas, Österreich

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