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        Coyotes 1941 (Photograph)

      - Gelatin silver print. 7 9/16 x 9 9/16 in. Mounted, presumably by Sommer. Signed on rear in pencil Coyotes 1941/Frederick Sommer 1941. Reproduced on page 42 of The Art of Frederick Sommer. Purchased from Pace MacGill in Los Angeles by the current owner in the 90s. This is not the better known Coyotes 1945 but it is, in my opinion, more wonderful. I had been interested in Sommer since the 80s, after having seen an Arizona Landscape in the MOMA Tanguy monograph. I had acquired catalogues of some of his exhibitions but had seen little of his work. In LA one summer, Pace MacGill showed me about a dozen prints of his. There were some well known works, 3 landscapes including the one in the Tanguy book, Max Ernst (I think), jack rabbit and horse but I was most struck by this Coyotes which, at that time, I had never even seen reproduced. I wa able to buy it and enjoy it for many happy years. It is a marvellous example of his work.

      [Bookseller: Philip Horowitz]
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        The Grapes of Wrath.

      NY, Sun Dial Press, 1941 - NY, Sun Dial Press, 1941, first edition thus, dust jacket. Hardcover. This issue with the medium brown cloth stamped in dark brown (one of three bindings noted by the bibliography -- there are at least four), this copy a variant without the list of other Steinbeck titles on the verso of the fly title, it includes the very scarce yellow wrap-around band carrying comments of praise by Alexander Woollcott, Dorothy Parker, and Clifton Fadiman, see Goldstone & Payne A12l (which doesn't mention the wrap-around band), Morrow 113. Light wear to jacket extremities, minor soiling to wrap-around band, else fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman ABAA]
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        El picador. Corrida de toros.

      1941 - Acquarello su cartoncino di cm. 31,5 x 13,5. Firma ,non leggibile, in alto a destra. In alto a sinistra si legge la scritta Corida de toros. Montato su cornice coeva che presenta alcuni difetti.

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        Animation Cel, "How to Ride a Horse", from THE RELUCTANT DRAGON, depicting Goofy trying to goad his stubborn horse into action

      [Los Angeles, ca, 1941] - INSCRIBED in the mat, lower right: "To James van Alen / My best wishes / Walt Disney", most probably in the hand of studio artist Floyd Gottfredson 8-7/8 x 11-3/8 inches (image); 15-1/2 x 20-1/2 inches. Applied to airbrushed background. Matted, framed and glazed. With printed caption mounted to mat beneath the image, reading "Remember! Man Is Always the Master. No. 3 . 'How to Ride a Horse' Sequence from Walt Disney's 'Reluctant Dragon'", and with label of Courvoisier Galleries, San Francisco, on rear of frame. Fine

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Disney inscribes a photo of himself in Argentina on a horse, in full gaucho dress, to his frequent polo opponent Bill Branch

      n.p., n.d. Photograph Signed ?To Bill Branch / With My / Best Wishes / Walt Disney.? Black & white, 9.5? x 7.5?. Slight nick in upper left corner. Mounting remnants on verso. Fine condition. Disney is apparently seated on a horse holding on to the u-shaped horn of a saddle while in Argentina on his 1941 goodwill mission to South America. On August 17, 1941, Walt Disney and 15 of his studio staff (Dubbed ?El Groupo?) embarked on a goodwill and moviemaking tour to South America at the urging of the U.S. Government. The result was the ultimate release of two wartime feature cartoons, ?Saludos Amigos? (1943) and ?The Three Caballeros? (1945). They returned to America on October 20, 1941. ?The New York Times? reported that upon his arrival by ship in New York City, Disney said he ?was treated well? on his South American tour. ?He said that although he had never visited South America before, Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck had made introductions for him. ?They are great favorites in South Am

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        In the months before the United States entered the Second World War against Hitler, Franklin Roosevelt closes all German consulates and promises to keep tabs on diplomat Wilhelm Tannenberg<br>

      Typed Letter Signed "Franklin Roosevelt", as President, 1 page, 7" x 9" on green White House letterhead, Washington, July 2, 1941 to Rep. Joe Hendricks of Florida, acknowledging the Congressman's approval of F.D.R.'s move to close German consulates in the Untied States. The President also informs Hendricks that he was passing along the Congressman's intelligence concerning the allegedly subversive activities of the German Embassy's First Secretary, Wilhelm Tannenberg. One horizontal crease, extremely light soiling, else very fine condition. Roosevelt writes, in full: "I acknowledge, with appreciation, the receipt of your letter of June 19, 1941, expressing your approval of the action in closing the German Consulates in this country, and submitting information relative to Mr. Wilhelm Tannenberg, First Secretary of the German Embassy in Washington. I have been glad to refer this letter to the Department of State for its information. That Department has not been unmindfu

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        THE JOKER

      NEA Service, Inc., 1941., 1941. First edition. 32.75 x 31cm. Original pen and ink drawing, matted and framed to 16" x 17" size. Taken from THE BULL OF THE WOODS series, this depicts six workmen in the foreground with one pretending he&#39;s Adolph Hitler and the others are encouraging him to not give up the charade as the gate guards, who stand in the background with puzzled looks on their faces, are clearly startled by the whole affair. This is at the beginning of World War II and the little joke provides a great deal of humor for the workmen. One large panel with printed NEA strip dated 1941, signed and dated 5-2, J.R. Williams. Fine condition. Matted and framed.

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        Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston 1941 - 471 pages. Includes black & white photographs. First edition, first printing. The text by Agee and 31 reproductions of photographs by Walker Evans. Fine book except for a slightly bumped bottom front corner in a near fine dust jacket with slight fading (rust tint is gone) to the spine and very slight wear to the corners. A beautiful copy! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Three Tenant Families

      Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston 1941 - First edition. Near fine in an about very good, somewhat spine-faded dustwrapper with some internal tape removed, a couple of seamless professional mends, and a couple of small chips. Issued in a small edition, an extended essay on rural poverty with arresting images by Evans. Aside from its place in literary history, the Walker Evans images have made it something of an iconic volume for students of photography. Parr and Badger, *The Photobook Volume 1*, p.144; Roth, *The Book of 101 Books*, p. 108-109. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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 &#39;41." Bestselling first and only novel by the Georgia-born son of that state&#39;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. .

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      New York City: Works Publishing, Inc. Good+;. 1941. First Edition/Second Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth cover with gilt stamped print on spine and blindstamped title on front cover has heavy wear to corners and moderate wear to caps. Boards and spine are straight with bumped corners. This copy belonged to Calvin Nathaniel Payne II whose name and address history is written on the front paste down. Front endsheet has penciled names and details of AA members and office holders. Binding shaken but still very good. Published March 1941 (Second Printing). Pages clean and in very good condition. Provenance: From the estate of former Arizona State House Representatives, Winifred "Freddie" Hershberger (1992-1998) and Joseph Peter Hershberger III (1972-1976). This book originally belonged to Calvin Nathaniel Payne II, the father of Winifred "Freddie" Hershberger. Payne struggled with alcoholism most of his adult life. However, after moving to Denver as a Sales Representative for the western territory of his father&#39;s company, American Meter Company, Payne joined AA and took the Pledge. He never took another drink and enjoyed sobriety for the last 21 years of his life. A digital photo of Calvin Payne as a young man is available. ; 400 pages .

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        Alcoholics Anonymous

      Works Publishing, Inc 1941 - March 1941 second printing with jacket. Attractive, well-preserved book. Blue cloth and spine gilt are bright; book appears unread. An exceptional copy. Original dust jacket with clear tape applied to entire perimeter, inside and out. Included is replica jacket under plastic cover. Shipped in box with tracking number. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      The Pioneer Press, 1941]. - First edition. 8vo. Inscribed by Al Jennings, "To Almarie Harriss with an old bandit's love. Al Jennings." Grey printed wrappers, 32 pp., frontis., foreword, introduction, illustrated, plates, portraits. A story of the prison life of O. Henry and Al Jennings. Six Guns 1171 says, "Rare." Lightly soiled on the rear panel, and two small spots on front cover, else a fine, bright copy. Housed in a two-tone cloth clamshell case with gold stamping on the spine. SIX GUNS 1171. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        My Friend Flicka

      J.B. Lippincott, Philadelphia 1941 - 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. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        The Transposed Heads: A Legend of India

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1941. First. First American edition. Translated by H.T. Lowe-Porter. Offsetting to blank preliminaries from clippings, else near fine in a price-clipped, near fine dustwrapper. Signed by the author. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Veterans and Other Poems

      Cuala Press - 1941. First Edition. Hardcover. 33pp. 213/270, limited edition. Bound in blue and cream cloths, with title in black on spine. Fine copy. Keywords: Poetry - Criticism - Drama. First edition copy. . . . Free Shipping Worldwide. Books ship from the US and Ireland . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Kennys Bookstore]
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        Chronik des Hauses M. Pech. Dem Inhaber M. Pech Herrn Alfred Busch zum 60. Geburtstage am 17. Januar 1941 überreicht von der Gefolgschaft [UNIQUE PRESENTATION COPY]

      Self-published (1941), Berlin - Folio. Unpaginated (103pp). Original hand-bound light brown leather with company logo surrounded by wreath's in bas relief on mounted silver-plate. Raised bands. Silver page-edges. Silk front- and rear free endpapers. Book rests in half-leather over decorative paper-covered boards clamshell box with ivory clasps and leather bands. Elaborate Festschrift of the German company M. Pech, presented to the company's president Alfred Busch on the occasion of his 60th birthday on January 17, 1941. The company was founded in 1882 by Maximilian Pech and manufactured First Aid supplies such as dressings, band-aids, etc. In the early 20th century the company expanded and started offering sanitary supplies as well. The Firmenschrift is illustrated with 51 mounted original b/w photographs of exteriors and interiors of the company's buildings, branches, production, workers, festivities, as well as a portrait of A. Busch. German, gothic script masterfully handwritten in black ink, describing the history of the business and describing major events relating to the company up until 1941. Includes a passage on the 1938 award "Anerkannte Berufserziehungsstätte" which was presented to A. Busch by Dr. Robert Ley of the Deutsche Arbeitsfront (DAF). The National Socialist regime gave awards such as these to companies that were an example of how a productive 'Aryan' German business should be run and operated according to Nazi ideals. Interior photographs of management offices show Hitler photographs on the walls. Other passages tell of the removal of all Jewish managers and employees in May 1933. Decorative initials throughout. Original typewritten 11 1/2' x 16 1/2" telegram by the company's management and its workers, congratulating Alfred Busch, laid-in. Front cover of telegram with color reproduction of a drawing depicting a mountain scene, rear with color drawing of flowers. Minor foxing on telegram. Telegram dated 16/1/1941. Slight staining and age wear as well as closed tear on top-right corner on box, firmly holding. Foxing on inside-lining of box. Small stains on leather binding. Minor staining on endpapers. Some rippling to pages with photographs. Tight copy with clamshell box in good+. binding in very good, interior in near fine condition. Text and photographs on high-quality heavy card-stock. Unique stunning Festschrift, giving a rare insight into this National Socialist company of the early 1940s. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Howard University: The Capstone of Negro Education. A History: 1867-1940

      Washington, DC: The Graduate School, Howard University. 1941. First. First edition. 553 pp., illustrated. Fine, lacking the dustwrapper. The most complete history of Howard up until that date by a noted Howard professor of History. Nicely Inscribed by the author: "For Mr. John M. McDonell in memory of old school days. With pleasure, Walter Dyson. March 18, 1942." Very scarce, especially inscribed. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Sammlung von 68 Orig.-Fotos aus dem Zweiten Weltkrieg.

      [Bln., Scherl u.a., 1941-1944].. 13 x 18 bis 24,5 x 18 cm.. Erste Ausgaben. - Pressefotos der Propagandakompanie der Wehrmacht und SS. Teils mit montierten französischen Übersetzungen. Auf der Rückseite mit Stempeln der Agenturen Scherl Bilderdienst, S.A.F.A.R.A. (Paris), Belgapress (Brüssel), Weltbild (Berlin), Sado (Brüssel), Sipho (Brüssel), Fulgur (Paris) u.a. - Teils Gebrauchsspuren, insgesamt gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Verlag und Antiquariat Frank Albrecht]
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        La colline inspirée.

      Les Bibliophiles Franco-Suisses,, Paris, 1941 - Préface de Jérôme et Jean THARAUD. Jolies eaux-fortes d'André JACQUEMIN : frontispice, vignettes, lettrines et culs-de-lampe. Tirage limité à 120 exemplaires numérotés, le nôtre imprimé pour la Comtesse de FELS. Sous chemise souple, chemise cartonnée et étui. Pâles rousseurs, un peu plus marquées sur la chemise souple. Traces sur les plats de la chemise cartonnée, taches d'eau et manques sur la bande de titre. Etui rénové. Bon exemplaire. . 3800 g. 321 pp.

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        La machine à écrire

      Paris, Gallimard 1941 - Livre d'occasion 21,7 x 14,6 cm, bradel demi-maroquin noir, plats de papier orné d'un décor abstrait reprographique en couleurs, dos lisse, titre et date dorés, non rogné, doubles couvertures conservées (Claude Honnelaître), 212 pp. Condition : Edition originale. L'un des 6 ex. num. du tirage de tête imprimés sur papier de Chine (le nôtre le n°V). Rare exemplaire parfaitement établi par Claude Honnelaître. Marques de papier collant et restaurations à la surcouverture sinon parfait état. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Faustroll]
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        Make Way for Ducklings

      New York: Viking Press 1941 - A true first edition in a first edition first issue dust jacket, with First Published August 1941 stated on the copyright page and no mention of the Caldecott Medal on the front flap of the dust jacket. The reference to the Medal was printed on the front flap of the dust jacket of the second printing. The Medal has been affixed to the front of the first issue dust jacket, which still has the first issue price of $2.00 on the front flap. A near fine book in a very good dust jacket with a small chip at the top of the spine, as shown in the photograph. Housed in a custom-made collector's clamshell case with leather spine with gold gilt lettering and decoration. Perhaps the rarest, most important and most desired of all the Caldecotts. A remarkably scarce book, read to death by or to children, and especially beloved in Boston, where the ducks are commemorated in bronze statues in the Public Garden. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        XVII DESENHOS DE EDUARDO MALTA. 1ª edición. Tirada de 50 ejemplares firmados y fechados en plancha y rubricados por el autor a vuelta de cada litografía. Introducción de Fernando de Pamplona. Autógrafo

      - Porto. Litografía Nacional. 1941. In folio mayor, 5-17 folios. Se trata de 17 litografías originales cinco de ellas a dos tintas, 3 sepia, el resto grabadas en negro y una estampa litográfica adherida en el texto, tambien en negro, retratos y desnudos, masculinos y femeninos. Encuadernación en rama a la rústica, con algunos roces y ligeras suciedades. Buen estado general, muy rara. Poca sabemos de este pintor y dibujante portugues, nacido a principios de siglo XX que perteneció a la SNBA de la fue expulsado por acusar a Dias Coelho de deshonestidad en una votación. [DEDICATORIA AUTOGRAFA] [PRIMERA EDICION]Imagen en sitio virtual de MIMO Libros [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        o. T. [Flüchtlinge]. Oel auf Leinwand.

      1941 1941 - 45 x 27 cm, Links unten monogr. u. dat. FM 1941. - Frans Masereel (1889-1972) bedeutender belgischer Grafiker, Zeichner und Maler, enger Freund von Stefan Zweig, der vor allem für seine beeindruckenden, von starken Emotionen geprägten Holzschnitte bekannt ist. Er vertrat in seiner Kunst einen konsequenten Humanismus. Er stellte die Menschen in ihrer Verlorenheit und Verlassenheit in der modernen Zivilisation dar, ohne indessen als Pessimist gelten zu können. Denn gleichzeitig lieferte er Beispiele für Handlungsmöglichkeiten, um dem Menschlichen in einer sich entmenschlichenden Welt den ihm gebührenden Platz zu sichern. Beispiele hierfür sind die 80 Holzschnitte ?Das Gesicht Hamburgs? oder die 100 Holzschnitte des Zyklus ?Die Stadt? (1925). 1919 erschien seine Folge von 167 Holzschnitten ?Mein Stundenbuch?, die in Deutschland 1920 von Kurt Wolff verlegt wurde.Eine Freundschaft verband ihn mit Henry Gowa, der ihn nach Saarbrücken holte, wo er von 1947 bis 1951 die Meisterklasse für Malerei an der neugegründeten Schule für Kunst und Handwerk leitete.Frans Masereel regte am 26. September 1953 gemeinsam mit den deutschen Künstlern HAP Grieshaber, Erich Heckel, Gerhard Marcks, Ewald Mataré, Otto Pankok, Max Pechstein, Karl Rössing und anderen in Zürich an, die ?XYLON Societé Internationale des Graveurs sur Bois? zu gründen. Diese Gründung der Internationalen Vereinigung der Holzschneider XYLON wurde beschlossen und Masereel war ihr erster Präsident.1956 schuf er ein weiteres großes Holzschnittwerk, 100 Blätter unter dem Titel ?Mijn Land? 1964 erhielt Masereel den Kulturpreis des Deutschen Gewerkschaftsbundes.Eine Dauerausstellung von Masereel-Werken gibt es im Frans Masereel Centrum in Kasterlee bei Antwerpen. 3000 gr.

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        Dilo Jana Zrzaveho (The Work of Jan Zrzavy) 1906-1940

      Prague: Umelecka beseda & Druzstveni prace 1941 - 4to, cloth, 312 pages, in an edition of 1000, with a signed lithograph by Zrzavy, numerous color tipped in reproductions and b/w photo reproductions, in dust jacket. A catalogue raisonné of the work of Zrzavy to date, this book also was a strong rallying-point of Czech national pride under the oppression of the German occupation and dismemberment of the country. Jan Zrzavy (1890-1977) was one of the strong personalities of the Czech modern art world. He lived through and participated in many of the Czech movements, beginning with Sursum in 1910 through Devetsil and thereafter stood out as an isolated individual pursuing his own path away from the avant-garde movements of constructivism and surrealism. He was tolerated under both the Nazis and communists, largely because they found his work politically inoffensive, but they failed to understand the strong undercurrent of his championing a spiritual and especially Czech spiritual mentality and he, like the illustrator Josef Lada, came to represent what many Czechs like to consider unique to themselves. At the point this book was published, Zrzavý had executed a portrait of Karel Hynek Mácha, the famous Bohemian poet of the 19th century who was seen to rescue the Czech language from near-extinction. This image became a clandestine point of power and furthered a will to survive under continued denigrating circumstances. The book had a similar value to the reading public. This is a rare book, in very good condition overall, with a clipped upper dust wrapper. 2500.00 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Transposed Heads: A Legend of India

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1941 - First American edition. Translated by H.T. Lowe-Porter. Offsetting to blank preliminaries from clippings, else near fine in a price-clipped, near fine dustwrapper. Signed by the author. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Time Exposure

      London & New York: B. T. Batsford Ltd., & Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons,, 1941. With a Commentary and Captions by Peter Quennell. Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine gilt, orange topstain. Illustrated with black and white photographic plates and a photographic frontispiece by Beaton. Covers a touch faded with a few faint marks, corners rubbed, but a very good copy, internally bright and fresh. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by Cecil Beaton on the front free endpaper to his close friend Ruth Ford, "For Ruth, love Cecil". As much a socialite as an actress, Ford knew (and, reportedly, introduced) everybody, and was one of Beaton&#39;s frequent photographic subjects. She has in this copy bookmarked the photographs in which she appears in this book.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Zur Kriegsweihnacht 1941.

      1941.. Großformatiges Album mit kleinem Deckelaufdruck (Adler mit Hakenkreuz) und Leinenrücken; quer 30 x 42 cm; 1 Titelblatt, 2 Blatt mit Einleitung in Versform, 62 einseitig bedruckte Blatt mit 183 Aufnahmen aus dem Hauptquartier und Sonderzug, aus Büros, Archiven, Kartograpie, Druckerei, Binderei u.a. Die Bilder zeigen Persönlichkeiten, Sekretärinnen, Telefonistinnen, Kraftfahrer, Kartographen, Drucker usw. Alle Personen werden unter den Bildern (außer bei Bild 1) namentlich benannt und sind zu sehen in den Räumlichkeiten und im Sonderzug bei ihren Beschäftigungen und Fahrzeugen. de; 1. (Einband berieben und lichtrandig; einige Seiten an den Rändern leicht braunfleckig, Bilder davon nicht betroffen; letztes Blatt mit schwacher Knickspur in einer Ecke und kleinen Randläsuren. Insgesamt guter Zustand mit sauberen Bildern) - *** sehr selten! - (Lager Vtko)

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Wolfgang Kohlweyer]
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      [Mexico City]: [Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México], 1941. First Edition. Wraps. Very good. 4to. Original stiff wraps in glassine (as issued). Glassine toned with some chipping at spine, mild soil here and there. Some minor bumping to corners. Front hinge a little tender. Pages unopened along top edge. Very good overall. Limited edition, one of 500 unnumbered copies. With drawings and vignettes by Julio Prieto. INSCRIBED by Neruda: "para / Mercedes de Acosta / afectuoso [indecipherable, possibly "recuerdo"] de / Pablo Neruda / 1943 New York." [16]pp. Handsomely letter-pressed poem printed on the occasion of Neruda&#39;s Bolivar Ampitheater reading at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México on July 24th, 1941, the 111th anniversary of Bolivar&#39;s death. Inscribed to writer and gay pioneer Mercedes de Acosta. Acosta was a writer, poet, novelist, and dramatist, but is perhaps best remembered today for her relationship with Greta Garbo, as well as for her 1960 memoir HERE LIES THE HEART which at the time was groundbreaking for its (admittedly veiled) acknowledgement of her sexuality and relationships. It went on the become something of an underground classic and two recent biographies have revived critical interest in her life and work. An interesting association. [Becco 68].

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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        Vlootorders Nederlandsch-Indie 1940-1942 In vier volumes. Oorlogsperiode compleet.

      - Landsdrukkerij 1941 Batavia. Alle 4 volumes met een originele gemarmerde kartonnen voor- en achterkant, bijeengehouden door stoffen linten, Volume 4 mist een katern van 8 bladen, maar heeft daar wel een gekopieerde vervanging van de originele tekst. Met elkaar ruim 2000 blz. met instructies voor de Gouvernements Marine. Volume 4 geeft op het label aan dat deze voor de Hrms Tromp was.

      [Bookseller: nautiek]
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      [Mexico City]: [Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México], 1941. First Edition. Wraps. Very good. 4to. Original stiff wraps in glassine (as issued). Glassine toned with some chipping at spine, mild soil here and there. Some minor bumping to corners. Front hinge a little tender. Pages unopened along top edge. Very good overall. Limited edition, one of 500 unnumbered copies. With drawings and vignettes by Julio Prieto. INSCRIBED by Neruda: "para / Mercedes de Acosta / afectuoso [indecipherable, possibly "recuerdo"] de / Pablo Neruda / 1943 New York." [16]pp. Handsomely letter-pressed poem printed on the occasion of Neruda&#39;s Bolivar Ampitheater reading at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México on July 24th, 1941, the 111th anniversary of Bolivar&#39;s death. Inscribed to writer and gay pioneer Mercedes de Acosta. Acosta was a writer, poet, novelist, and dramatist, but is perhaps best remembered today for her relationship with Greta Garbo, as well as for her 1960 memoir HERE LIES THE HEART which at the time was groundbreaking for its (admittedly veiled) acknowledgement of her sexuality and relationships. It went on the become something of an underground classic and two recent biographies have revived critical interest in her life and work. An interesting association. [Becco 68].

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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      J. B. Lippincott Company, [1941]., 1941. First edition. Fine in dust jacket, with light professional restoration to spine ends, corners and extremities. Top edges color is bright and unfaded. Fleming Stone investigates two murders that occur under different circumstances in a small Connecticut town. He senses the murders are connected, but how to prove it without alerting the murderer is difficult. When finally he figures out how a man could be poisoned during a chess game by somebody who wasn&#39;t there, he solves not only two crimes but helps to lift a dark shadow from two lives.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        Into Battle

      London: Cassell and Company, Ltd., 1941. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. This is a superior copy of the first edition of the first volume of Churchill&#39;s famous war speeches. Into Battle contains speeches from May 1938 when Churchill was still out of favor and out of power, to November 1940, six months after Churchill became wartime Prime Minister. 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, painter, Nobel Prize winner. But Churchill&#39;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." Between 1941 and 1946, Churchill&#39;s war speeches were published in seven individual volumes. In this first war speeches volume the great battle of the Twentieth Century and Churchill&#39;s life begins. There were twelve printings of this edition. Here is the first printing, first state (identified by Churchill bibliographer Ronald Cohen as missing pagination on pages 78 and 294). The binding is a smoother blue cloth variant, which in our experience is exclusively associated with the first state of the first printing. The British first editions of Churchill&#39;s wartime speech volumes 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, fading, and wear, so the passage of time shows on most surviving first editions. Condition of this copy is near fine in a near fine dust jacket. The blue cloth binding is square, clean, and tight with bright gilt and only trivial wear to extremities. The contents remain crisp and bright. The book definitively feels unread. Spotting is primarily confined to prelims and page edges. The sole previous ownership mark is a vintage decorative "Book Society" plate affixed to the first free endpaper, but with the name space remaining blank. The dust jacket is the correct first printing (with unique text on the front flap differentiating the first printing dust jacket from all 11 subsequent printings). The dust jacket is exceptional both for completeness and for an unusually bright, wholly unfaded spine. The front flap is unclipped, retaining the original price. We note mild spotting to the white rear face, a trivial hint of wear at the spine ends and corners, and a small scratch to the lower spine. The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A142.1.a, Woods/ICS A66(a.1), Langworth p.204.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        Det frie Norge.

      [London, Britische Propaganda], 1941-1945.. Sammlung von 15 Heften. 8° und 12°. Illustr. OUmschl. Je 16 bis 80 SS. mit zahlr. Fotos und einigen Karikaturen.. Erste Ausgabe. - Flugblattzeitschrift der englischen Propaganda für das besetzte Norwegen. Mit Texten von Nordahl Grieg, Terje Wold, Sigrid Undset, Prinz Wilhelm, König Haarkon, Otto Strasser, Ilja Ehrenburg u.a. Enthalten sind auch Listen der durch Deutsche ermordeten Norweger. - Vorhanden sind Nr. 3-7, 10-13, 31, 34-35, 37-38 und 40. - Das letzte Heft mit Gebrauchsspuren, sonst gut erhalten. - Vereinzelt etwas gestaucht, sonst sehr gut erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Verlag und Antiquariat Frank Albrecht]
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        Verordnungsblatt für den Reichsgau Sudetenland 1941-1945

      Erste Reichenberger Buch- und Steindruckerei vorm. R. GErzabek & Co, 1941-45.. Quart 4°, 25 - 35 cm, Einzelhefte geheftet, zweischen Kartondeckeln, außen etwas angeschmutzt, innen in gutem Zustand. BR2F2

      [Bookseller: Versandantiquariat Karl Heinz Schmitz]
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        THE WAR SPEECHES. Into Battle; The Unrelenting struggle; The End of the Beginning; Onwards to victory; The Dawn of Liberation; Victory; Secret Session Speeches

      London: Cassell and Company, 1941-46. ALL FIRST EDITIONS. 7 Vols., 8vo. 8-3/4" x 5-5/8". bound in recent full dark blue morocco leather, ribbed gilt decorated spines, gilt lettered red morocco spine labels, spine panels gilt with Rampant Lion device, covers ruled in gilt, all edges gilt. A excellent presentation of this important set.

      [Bookseller: D&D Galleries - ABAA]
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        Tortilla Flat

      Culver City, MGM, July 16, 1941, first edition, wrappers. Softcover. An original-release film script for the film adaptation of Steinbeck&#39;s fourth book, this was the film director&#39;s copy with "Mr. Fleming" written in pencil on front cover, it is numbered "129," the screenplay itself was written by John Lee Mahin (with revision inserts), this was one of his two copies, being his working copy with his numerous handwritten annotations throughout (notes, strike-throughs, etc. as he progressed through the filming), it begins with a forword that sets the scene and "feel" of the place and its people, followed by the actual script, the film starred Spencer Tracy, Hedy Lamarr, and John Garfield, although Frank Morgan as the Pirate steals the film, no film script for Tortilla Flat was in the Adrian H. Goldstone collection, but see Goldstone & Payne E9, not recorded by Morrow. Shows considerable production wear and tear and age and is comprised of cheap materials.

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman]
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        Death Out of Thin Air

      - NY: Coward-McCann, [1941], 1941. First edition (no additional printings indicated). 8vo, 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. Black cloth with red text with mild staining, crease on spine, with slight lean. Text is clean and solid, no names or markings. Small stain on front endpaper, lower corner, which bled through three pages, but affects no text. Red stained top text edge is spotted. DJ is edgeworn and chipped on spine ends. Book condition: Good plus, DJ fair. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Needham Book Finders]
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      New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, [1941]., 1941. First edition. Signed by the author on the title page. Presentation inscription by the author on the front fly leaf, "To Lee & Mike Klinger, in grateful recognition of their valient and efficient service in throwing the F.B.I. off the author&#39;s trail. With cousinly love, Larry, New York, Nov. 30, 1941." Cloth a little faded on the spine, light offsetting to the front and rear pastedown sheets, else a very good, tight copy in a price-clipped dust jacket with light professional restoration to the spine ends, and corners. An interesting mystery that features a phantom secretary with red hair, $150,000 worth of platina foxes, those fabulous skins that come from Norway, a femme fatale with a convict brother, who tries to hide his car&#39;s license plates, Barney Weaver, who loved the phantom secretary, and the phantom secretary and Barney, who together one afternoon find themselves staring at the corpse of what had been a very handsome gigilo.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        I WANTED WINGS (1941)

      Paramount 1941 - Vintage original 22 x 28" (56 x 72 cm.) half sheet poster style B, USA. Ray Milland, William Holden, Wayne Morris, Brian Donlevy, Constance Moore, Veronica Lake, dir: Mitchell Leisen; Paramount. Filmed on location at Kelly Field and Randolph Air Base in San Antonio Texas just before the United States entry into World War II. This film made Veronica Lake a star. She appeared for the first time in her trademark hair style and wore the gown by Edith Head which became iconic. The story was about the training of three recruits in the Army Air Corps. The red, white and blue theme of this poster is indicative of where the country was at the time. This is a terribly rare poster, and one we have never seen before. Paper-backed, NEAR FINE.

      [Bookseller: Walter Reuben, Inc.]
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        Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

      Houghton Mifflin, 1941-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1941. 471 p. with photos at front. First edition, first printing. (Dated 1941 on title page, matching copyright page date, which publisher used in lieu of a first edition statement) Very Good+ hardcover. No dust jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. Wear from removed bookplate on paste down. Former owner&#39;s impression on front end paper, title page, and first page of text. A few pages irregularly cut, small stain to back cover, bit of wear to lettering at foot. In collectible condition, much nicer than many copies.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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