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        THE DOUBLE MAN

      New York: Random House, (1941). First Edition. Softcover. Some browning and chipping, as could be expected, but overall in Very Good condition and quite scarce. Bloomfield & Mendelson A24a: 2000 copies printed, precedes the English edition. This copy is likely an Advance Review Copy and consists of loose signatures, never bound. In pencil on the title page is written "Aldington," this likely being Richard Aldington's copy though the signature does not match his handwriting.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        N or M?

      UK: The Crime Club, 1941. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. N or M? By Agatha Christie First Edition The Crime Club 1941. No inscriptions, no foxing, clean and unmarked throughout, covers fine in original dust jacket, near fine with NO fading or toning to spine.

      [Bookseller: Brought to Book Ltd]
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        A MONOGRAPH ON THE ITALIAN CHOIR BOOK. [SIGNED] [Lbc]

      Grabhorn Press,, San Francisco 1941 - FINE Printing; Folio 13" - 23" tal; (380 x 265 mm). Includes hand-colored initials by Valenti Angelo, also bound in is an original illuminated initial on vellum from an Italian Gradual of the 16th century. Slim 15 1/2 x 11 1/2" folio in original cloth. One out of 75 special copies signed by David Magee of the Grabhorn Press. ; Signed by Editor; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: poor man's books (mrbooks)]
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        Swamp Water

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company. 1941. First. First edition. Corners very slightly bumped, and some offsetting to the front fly from a clipping, thus near fine in very good dustwrapper faded at the spine and with several very small nicks and tears. Nicely Inscribed by the author: "For my friends Frances and Joe Jones with regards, Vereen Bell. Nov 25 '41." Bestselling first and only novel by the Georgia-born son of that state's Chief Justice. Basis for the 1941 film directed by Jean Renoir, and featuring Walter Brennan, Walter Huston, Anne Baxter, and Dana Andrews, and with appearances by John Carradine and Ward Bond. Also remade in 1952 by Jean Negulesco with Jean Peters, Jeffrey Hunter, Constance Smith, and Walter Brennan (this time in a different role). Bell was killed in 1944 while serving at sea during the war (the subject of the aforementioned clipping), and very few signed copies of this title appear. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Lettres a une amie venitienne

      OFFICINA BODONI 1941 Lettere di Rilke a Mimi Romanelli di cui trentadue in francese e due in tedesco. Officina Bodoni, Verona, 1941.Carattere Griffo corpo 16 corsivo con iniziali ornate.Tiratura 420 esemplari, su carta a tino Magnani. Rilegatura: in tutta pergamena. Esemplare n.38Catalogo Mardesteig 52In ottime condizioni. 86 1

      [Bookseller: Libreria Alp-hà srl]
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        EL CIUDADANO DEL OLVIDO (1924-1934)

      Ediciones Ercilla, Santiago de Chile 1941. - 1a Edición/Colecc. Poetas de América./////Pequeña pérdida en lomo; por lo demás muy buen ejemplar.//22x14. 145 págs.//Poesía, Vanguardias

      [Bookseller: Libreria El Astillero]
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        Among the Caves

      Lisboa: (Frederic Prokosch). 1941. First. First edition. Decorated marbled wrappers with white printed label. 24mo. Fine. Out of a total edition of 22 copies, this is copy is unnumbered, and marked in the author's hand as the "Author's Copy," Signed by the author, and Inscribed by him beneath his signature: "for Mami. with many kisses." A brief poem, one of the author's rare "butterfly books." Prokosch was an American novelist of remarkable promise who later fell under a cloud for manufacturing some spurious "rare first editions," which he did while experimenting with the handpress he used to manufacture his butterfly books. His reputation has suffered despite the fact that his books were both a critical and popular success at the time of publication. Rare. Of the 22 copies OCLC locates eight copies in institutions. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Sea of Cortez: A Leisurely Journal of Travel and Research

      New York: The Viking Press, 1941. First edition, first printing. Near Fine, in a Very Good dust jacket with price intact. Faint edge wear to cloth. Light toning to pages. Jacket shows edge wear and light fading to the spine.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Make Way for Ducklings

      The Viking Press, 1941. Hardcover. Good. New York: The Viking Press, 1941: First Edition, First Printing. In a later state dust jacket. In Good+ condition. Pages are age toned, with sporadic spotting and a few stray marks. Previous owner details scratched out from top of verso of front free end paper. Front hinge appears to have been repaired, with wear to the paper along the gutter. Offsetting to paste downs. Cloth is edge worn and soiled, with a few stray pen and pencil marks. Fraying to corners and spine ends. The dust jacket shows chipping, rubbing and overall wear. A nice example of this harder to find Caldecott Medal winner. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        My Friend Flicka

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott. (1941). First. First edition. A faint pencil name on the front fly, fine in an attractive, very good dustwrapper with small nicks and tears at the extremities, and very slight loss at the crown. The author's first book. Basis for the eponymous 1943 film directed by Harold D. Schuster, and featuring Roddy McDowall and Preston Foster. The first edition is exceptionally uncommon in jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        What Makes Sammy Run?

      New York: Random House. (1941). First. First edition. Fine in an attractive, very good or better, price-clipped dustwrapper. The author's exceptionally scarce first book, the story of Sammy Glick, who leaves a trail of wrecked careers and lives as he struggles to reach the top in Hollywood. Curiously, one of the most influential novels ever written about the movie world, and one of the author's only books that hasn't (yet) been made into a film. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Among the Caves

      Lisboa: (Frederic Prokosch). 1941. First. First edition. Decorated marbled wrappers with white printed label. 24mo. Fine. Out of a total edition of 22 copies, this is copy is unnumbered, and marked in the author's hand as the "Author's Copy," Signed by the author, and Inscribed by him beneath his signature: "for Mami. with many kisses." A brief poem, one of the author's rare "butterfly books." Prokosch was an American novelist of remarkable promise who later fell under a cloud for manufacturing some spurious "rare first editions," which he did while experimenting with the handpress he used to manufacture his butterfly books. His reputation has suffered despite the fact that his books were both a critical and popular success at the time of publication. Rare. Of the 22 copies OCLC locates eight copies in institutions. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Mission Music of California: a Collection of Old California Mission Hymns and Masses

      Los Angeles: Warren F. Lewis, 1941 First edition, deluxe issue in special binding. 12 1/2" x 9 1/2". Foreword by John Steven McGroarty. Accompaniments & Chirography by Arthur M. Bienbar. Over sixty sketches by Paul Melvin Moore and some seventy music plates. Original 3/4 brown leather spine and leather corners in an antique style over aged vellum with large hand painted scene of five Indians and instructor holding music scroll. Together with four page prospectus. No dust jacket. Fine, fresh copy.Signed and inscribed by Da Silva to noted Santa Barbara historian Rosario Curletti.

      [Bookseller: George Houle Rare Books & Autographs]
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        The Broken Vase. A Tecumseh Mystery.

      New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., [1941] - 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 the extremities. First edition, first printing. The third and final Tecumseh Fox mystery.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        The Last Tycoon. An Unfinished Novel

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1941. Together with The Great Gatsby and Selected Stories. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine and front board lettered in gilt, top edge red. With the dust jacket. Ownership signature to the front board. Spine slightly darkened; an exceptional copy in the jacket that has a faded spine and some nicks and chips to the extremities. First edition, first printing of the author's final and unfinished masterpiece.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Funnies, Vol. 1, No. 58, August 1941

      Dell Publishing, New York 1941 - Near Fine condition, without the slightest tear or crease. 2 tiny peels to the front cover surface at both ends near the spine. Measures about 7-1/2 inches by 10-1/8 inches. This issue contains the second appearance of Captain Midnight, with an inset of Phantasmo in the lower left corner. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Oblong [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquarian Books of Boston]
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        Treasure of the Sierra Madre (Original Film Pressbook)

      Burbank: Warner Brothers, 1941. Original pressbook for the 1941 film, "Treasure of the Sierra Madre," directed by John Huston and starring Humphrey Bogart and Walter Huston. Very Good plus condition, folded once. 16 pages, 11 x 17 inches. Extremely scarce.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        A Subtreasury of American Humor

      New York: Armed Services Editions, Inc, 1941 [1944]. First Edition. Wraps. Good. Co-edited by husband and wife team E. B. White (1899-1985) and Katharine S. White (1892-1977), Coward McCann published the original edition of this title on November 7, 1941, the Armed Services Edition was issued in 1944 although the only copyright indicated is 1941. [Hall B5] The only book that the Whites collaborated on, the title went through multiple editions over the years, the last published in an abridged version in 1962. & & This edition is unique in that it is signed by both E.B. and Katharine S. White in pencil on the title page requesting that the book be returned to them at their home in No. Brooklin, Maine or to The New Yorker at 25 W. 43 St. in New York. Laid in are is a folded letter from John Y. Cole, Executive Director of The Center for the Book at the Library of Congress and dated March 15, 1983. The letter thanks E.B. White for his letter to Mr. Cole regarding the Armed Services Editions celebration held at the Library of Congress on in February of 1983 marking the 40th anniversary of the first titles published in that series. Also laid in is the folded photocopy of the Washington Post article on the celebration luncheon that was published on February 8, 1983. A rare and unique by two giants in the field of American letters. From the Estate of Joel (1930-1997) & Allene White. First Armed Services Edition. x, 438 pp. 32mo. Missing front cover, rear cover intact with penciled "X" across rear blurb promoting the title. Pages have darkened from age toning and quality paper. Armed Services Edition #F-176.

      [Bookseller: Artisan Books & Bindery ABAA/ILAB]
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        "I Am Confident That the Men and Women of the Canadian National System Will Break All Their Previous Records in Buying the Bonds of Canada's Fifth Victory Loan and So Hasten Victory... R. C. Vaughan, Chairman and President Canadian National Railways"

      [no date]. (Poster) Very good. 36" X 24". (91 X 61 cm). Original. Very minor wear / wrinkling with verticle and horizontal crease from being folded in quarters. 1" X 3 / 4" chip missing from middle of right side. Strongly graphic poster depicting R. C. Vaughan, the President and Chairman of CN Railway from 1941 to 1950, encouraging the Canadian homefront to be patriotic by supporting victory loans during WWII..

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Four Letters from Maxwell Perkins to Sherwood Anderson's Widow

      First. One two-page Autograph Letter Signed and three Typed Letters Signed from legendary editor Max Perkins to Sherwood Anderson's widow, Eleanor Anderson, dated 1941-1946. Overall near fine with folds from being mailed, a small stain on the first page of the autograph letter, and a spot of glue remnant and a tear on the second page of one typed letter. The letters offer condolence and later discuss contracts, correspondence, and other material related to Sherwood Anderson. Further details available upon request. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        A Book of Hackles for Fly Fishing. Printed for private circulation

      Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, c.1941, Book Condition: Fine ConditionA Fly-Fisherman's Dream Book. 32pp bound in soft blue leather covers inserted into drop-back blue morocco case with two compartments, one containing the book, the other containing 164 hackles (that is, feathers) in 11 loose mounts remounted with stiffer Perspex. Accounts differ on the number of copies produced but in the region of just fifty.

      [Bookseller: The Petersfield Bookshop]
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        TRIAL BY FURY

      New York: Simon and Schuster,. 1941. Octavo,. boards.. Some rubbing to edges of boards, upper corners slightly bumped, a. very good copy in very good dust jacket with light rubbing to edges,. slight fading of color on spine panel, and shallow loss from upper. spine end. Still an attractive copy of a scarce book. (#84149). First edition. A John J. Malone novel. A Haycraft-Queen "cornerstone."

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        The Poet of the Month Series 1941

      New Directions, New York 1941 - 232 pages. First edition, first printing. The complete 1941 Poet Of The Month Series: Williams, Donne, Cowley, Rilke, Schwartz, Prince, Brown, etc. All fine books in wrappers in the near fine original slipcase with slight edge wear. A beautiful set! [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fireproof Books]
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        Reflections in a Golden Eye

      Cambridge: Houghton Mifflin Company,, 1941. Octavo. Original pale and dark grey cloth, spine and front board lettered in black, with a yellow decorative "R" to the front board. With the dust jacket. Spine gently rolled; an excellent copy in the slightly creased jacket that has the acetate panel as issued, and some nicks to the extremities. First edition, first impression. A review copy of the author's second novel, set in the US state of Georgia.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Mildred Pierce

      Knopf 1941 - A prime artifact of Hollywood history. Joan Crawford's copy of the first edition of James M. Cain's Mildred Pierce. Presented to her in 1947 by a noted Hollywood director one year after she won the Academy Award for her portrayal of Mildred Pierce in the classic film. A good first edition book in a good dust jacket, with a full page inscription from Cain before the movie was made to his close friend and prominent movie director Marshall Neilan, noting that he was the first to ever read the book. Neilan later inscribed the book to Joan Crawford shortly after the film came out. Neilan was a prominent Hollywood figure at the time, having written Hell's Angels and having directed many successful movies, but he did not end up directing Mildred Pierce. However, it is likely that Cain gave it to his good friend first to read in the hopes that he would help get it produced. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. $7,500 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        THE FORGOTTEN VILLAGE. Petition For Review. An Appeal From the Action of The Motion Picture Division In Refusing to License a Motion Picture. Entitled: THE FORGOTTEN VILLAGE

      New York, 1941. Paperback. A near fine example. Staple-bound 4to booklet. 55pp in stiff covers, as issued. Not in Goldstone but listed in Valentine. The Motion Picture Division of The New York State Board of Regents banned the film in New York due to the film's portrayal of childbirth and showing a baby at its mother's breast. Lawyers, like Morris L Ernst, argued in it's favor. The only other known copy resides in the University of Texas collection. (Bradford Morrow Catalogue 8, #137).

      [Bookseller: Ed Smith Books]
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        Parasols is for Ladies

      John C. Winston, Philadelphia, PA, 1941, Hardcover, Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: MacKnight, NinonNice illustrations, some in color and some in black and white. Size: 4mo - over 9 3/4" - 12" tall. 96 pp. Pages are yellowed, but are tight and clean. Dust Jacket worn at edges and along the spine, small chips and tears. Dust Jacket price-clipped. DJ is now protected in mylar cover. Illustrator: MacKnight, Ninon. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 pounds. Category: Children; Inventory No: 001159.

      [Bookseller: Lotzabooks]
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        Our New Music. Leading Composer in Europe and America.

      New York & London: Whittlesey House; McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1941 - Octavo. Original cream and tan-flecked cloth, titles to spine and upper board in black. With the dust jacket. Bookseller's ticket to front pastedown. Spine slightly rolled, cloth a little tanned, front free endpaper slightly loose at the top, contents toned. An excellent copy in the tanned and creased jacket with chips from the head of the spine panel and the folds, and the lower flap separated but retained. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For – Peggy and Lew affectionately from Aaron. La Habana Dec 1941". Peggy and Lew Riley were friends of Copland's who lived in Cuba and whom he visited during his extensive travels through South America, noting in a letter (now held by the US Library of Congress) that during one trip in 1947 they met up with him in Bogotá and "made everything easy for me". [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Dokumente zur Deutschlandpolitik (49 Bände) - Reihe I: Vom 22. Juni 1941 bis 8. Mai 1945 (4 Bände in 5 Büchern)/ Reihe II: Vom 9. Mai 1945 bis 4. Mai 1955 (4 Bände in 8 Büchern)/ Reihe III: Vom 5. Mai 1955 bis 9. November 1958 (4 Bände in 9 Büchern)/ Reihe IV: Vom 10. November 1958 bis 30. November 1966 (12 Bände in 22 Büchern)/ Reihe V: Vom 1. Dezember 1966 fortlaufend (2 Bände in 4 Büchern)/ Reihe VI: nur Bd. 1: 21. Oktober 1969 bis 31. Dezember 1970.

      Alfred Metzner/ Oldenbourg;. Gebundene Ausgabe. Die hier angebotenen Bände stammen aus einer teilaufgelösten Bibliothek und tragen die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen/ Instituts-Stempel im Buchinnern; Buchschnitt und Seitenränder alters-/papierbedingt angebräunt; Der Gesamtzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich; KOMPLETTPREIS für 49 Bände; bei Versand ins Ausland erfragen Sie bitte zuerst die Versandkosten; Das Bild zeigt nur eine Auswahl der hier angebotenen 49 Bände;

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros - Versandantiquariat]
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        THE GREEN WITCH.

      High School Writings. May, 1941, Greenwich, Conn. - First Edition. Decorated stiff card covers. FROM THE LIBRARY OF TRUMAN CAPOTE stamped on the upper cover which is dated 1941. Prints two of the earliest pieces Capote published in this literary bi-annual magazine. Uncommon. Near Fine or better. Unique. His Copy. With the original catalogue card from the Gotham Book Mart who sold much of the Capote Library items in the 1980's. Truman left Greenwich High in early 1942. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        A House of Children.

      London: Michael Joseph Ltd., 1941 - Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine in silver. With the dust jacket. Boards a little rubbed and marked, spine rolled, spotting to edges and very occasionally to the contents, which are toned. A very good copy in the rubbed and nicked jacket with a few short closed tears and a chip from the head of the spine panel very slighty affecting the title. First edition, first impression. The dedication copy with the author's signature to the title page and his inscription under the dedication to his sister-in-law Elsie Maxwell Carlisle "with the author's love, the first copy". Inserted is a photograph of the author with his wife Gertie and her sister Elsie. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Mitteilungsblatt der Künstlervereinigung 33 Hefte: 1(Okt. 19419 u. 2 (Dez. 1941) - 2 Hefte.

      Basel, 1941 - 8°, 14 Bl., 1 Lithogr. (W. K. Wiemken); 12 Bl., 1 Litho. (Paul Camenisch), Hektographierte Blätter geklebt., Tadell. Die Gruppe 33 war ein antifaschistischer Zusammenschluss von Basler Künstlern, der 1933 aus Protest gegen die konservativen Tendenzen der Schweizer Künstler- und Architektenszene gegründet wurde und bis 1964 existierte.Zu den Gründungsmitgliedern der Gruppe 33 gehörten Otto Abt, Walter Bodmer, Paul Camenisch, Theo Eble, Louis Weber und Walter Kurt Wiemken. Weitere Mitglieder waren der Schauspieler Max Haufler, der Architekt Hans Schmidt und die Künstlerin Meret Oppenheim. SELTENE PUBLIKATION. 1100 gr.

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        Between Two Worlds

      New York and California: Published By Author 1941 - Rare softcover issue of the first edition, bound in publisher's wrappers with flaps folded in. "First published in March 1941" on copyright page. 859 pp., followed by page listing all of Sinclair's titles. Cover has special printed text at upper left: "Gift copy -- Not for sale". SIGNED by the author on 4th page of bound-in insert on heavier stock. Near fine condition -- just the inevitable minor shelf wear. (Delivery Confirmation number sent for domestic orders.) [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Celery City Books]
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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. An exceptional copy in the bright jacket that has a toned spine and rear panel. First edition, first printing.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        EPITHALAMIUM IN TIME OF WAR. A Poem. Signed

      New York: Privately Printed, 1941 Extraordinary copy of the First Edition, Number 69 of 100 Copies. Inscribed by Canadian author Ralph Gustafson to poets Leo Kennedy and John Newlove on the front free endpaper in two different inks. "For Leo Kennedy, With best wishes Ralph Gustafson." "For John Newlove, With admiration renewed and renewed and old/new friendship! Ralph Gustafson, 1978." Additionally with the ownership signatures of John Newlove and John Metcalf. 8vo. 11 pp. A fine copy in 1/4 gray over green cloth, gilt titles to the spine, without dustwrapper, as issued.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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