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        The Case of the Empty Tin (First Edition)

      New York: William Morrow, 1941. New York: William Morrow, 1941. First Edition. First Edition. Fine in a bright, unrubbed dust jacket, lightly chipped at top of spine and corners.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        The Birds

      London - Frederick Warne, 1941. London - Frederick Warne, 1941 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. %0D%0AA beautifully illustrated two volume study of the bird life local to Britain and their care for their young. %0D%0AIllustrated frontispiece portraits of a Raven and Capercaillie. %0D%0AOver four hundred accurately coloured illustrations by Archibald Thorburn and over a hundred photographic illustrations of birds, their nest, habitat and eggs. %0D%0ALabelled diagram of a bird's anatomy and a list of birds on the British list are also included. %0D%0ACondition: %0D%0AIn a cloth binding with original unclipped dustwrappers. Externally, generally smart with only minor shelfwear and corners are bumped. Dustwrappers are worn with backstrips missing and rear board of volume one missing. Closed tearsand loss to edges of dustwrappers. Internally, firmly bound with pages bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED with FAIR dustwrappers. %0D%0A.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        MISSEE LEE

      Cape , 1941. Cape , 1941. First edition. 8vo. Original green cloth with gilt lettering, pictorial endpapers and numerous illustrations in black and white. Pictorial dustwrapper with design in orange and white. A near fine book (book plate tipped in a half title) in a near fine dustwrapper, spine bright and clean, just a tiny nick to upper corner. Map endpapers and line drawings throughout.

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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        The Last Tycoon

      New York: Scribner's, 1941 New York: Scribner's, 1941. First Edition. Very good plus in a very good dust jacket with some small chips and tears.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc. ]
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      Imp "Casa A. Barreiro y Ramos" S.A. - Montevideo. 697 Pág. 1941. 29x20. Segunda edición corregida y aumentada. Profusamente ilustrado. Ref 20 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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      Clivedon, Taplow. 26 August 1941. Clivedon, Taplow. 26 August 1941.. One page, on small octavo sheet of letterhead, with one paragraph postscript, in pencil. Accompanied by four 8 x 10 sheets of cyclostyled or hectographed costume drawings, incorporating manuscript captions, by Shaw. Letter fine, the drawings share a uniform patch of damp deterioration at one edge, with some associated brittleness and tears in that area. Shaw writes to his secretary: "My dear Blanche If you are anywhere in the direction of Whitehall Court look in and and [sic] search the Arms & The Man compartment for a bundle of sketches for the costumes, two of which are the original colored drawings and the rest copied outlines. Two sets of these outlines will be enough to bring to Ayot with the colored ones. We shall have to color them for Pascal. I am working at the new script now ...." The letter continues with details of arrangements for going to Ayot, and concludes: "No news. All serene here. GBS." The accompanying costume drawings are printed in blue ink on cream stock, and three of them reproduce Shaw's manuscript captions in the printing. Two are rather elaborate, incorporating multiple inset details in addition to the main drawing. The Sidney P. Albert Shaw collection at Brown includes four such cyclostyled costume drawings for ARMS & THE MAN, with indications that Shaw produced a total of six ca. 1894 for a production of the play. The undertaking here most likely is indicative of their reuse associated with work on a prospective film adaptation of the play. Gabriel Pascal's film of MAJOR BARBARA was released earlier that month, and his version of PYGMALION appeared in 1939. And although Pascal went on to produce CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA in 1945, and ANDROCLES AND THE LION in 1952, this film adaptation appears not to have come to fruition.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Thomas l'obscur.

      Gallimard 1941 - - Gallimard, Paris _1941, 14x20,5cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Précieux et bel envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Gaston Gallimard : "On ne s'arrête plus aux tables des heureux, puisqu'on est mort. (Charles Cros) / A Gaston Gallimard, ce livre destiné à écarter tout lecteur." Deux accrocs restaurés en tête du dos légèrement insolé, une infime éraflure en tête du premier plat, papier jauni marginalement sur certaines pages comme généralement. Autographes d'exception & Les Introuvables (ou presque) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Der kleine Wunderbaum. Zwölf Legenden. (14.-18. Tsd.). (= Insel-Bücherei Nr.410).

      Lpz., Insel-Vlg. 1941.. Kl.-8°. 65(3) S. OPpbd. m. Deckel- und Rü.-Schildchen (Jenne-ÜP-Nr. 84a). Einbd. min. berieben, Vorsätze Titel und letztes Bl. gebräunt, im Text tadellos.. Slg. Jenne² I; S.227 und II, S.236. Seltener Band der Insel-Bücherei, da vorliegende Auflage laut Jenne als kriegszerstört gilt und nur Einzelexemplare bekannt sind. Der Insel Verlag erstellte bald nach Ende des 2. Weltkrieges ein Auflagenbuch für die Insel-Bücherei, das eine Aufstellung aller kriegzerstörten Auflagen enthält. Sie beruhen auf Verlustmeldungen von Komissionären und Druckereien nach der Kriegsschädenverordnung. Danach gelten neben 79 ganz zerstörten Nachauflagen, 9 wesentlich geänderte Nachauflagen (wie die uns vorliegende) sowie 5 Nachauflagen als teilweise vernichtet. Viele der kriegszerstörten Nachauflagen findet man auch nur selten gebunden. - Die Mehrzahl dieser Legenden stammt aus dem Buch 'Der Wunderbaum'.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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        REVISTA de estudios políticos

      Instituto de Estudios Políticos 1941-1945, Madrid - 12 v. 25 cm Muy buen estado

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        De Modus Procedeni Ordinis Fr. Minorum Capuccinorum

      Rome - Apud Curiam Generalem Ordinis, 1941. Rome - Apud Curiam Generalem Ordinis, 1941 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A religious text comprising of sermons written bythe Frati Minori Cappuccini, an Order of friars in the Catholic Church, developed from the Franciscans. Photographic plates throughout. From the publishersrenowned for religious texts such as Bernard, of Clairvaux Saint; Bernard, de Clairvaux saint, and Sermons inediti B. Aelredi abbatis RievallensisCondition: In original cloth binding with gilt lettering to the spine. Externally, sound with only minor shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound with bright pages. Library stamps scattered throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        OUR NEW MUSIC Leading Composers in Europe and America

      New York: Whittlesey House, 1941. New York: Whittlesey House. 1941. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in boards. Toning. ; Signed by the author. ; ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: Rare Book Cellar]
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        Briefe aus dem Feld. 1. bis 5. Auflage in 3 Bänden.

      Berlin und Stollhamm, Rembrandt-Verlag, Helmut Rauschenbusch Verlag, 1941 bis 1959,. je ca. 20,2 x 13,8 cm. 167, 169, 170 Seiten. - (1) Franz Marc, Briefe aus dem Feld, [2. Auflage = 1. Auflage 1941], mit dem seltenen Original Schutzumschlag (Randeinrisse); (2) Franz Marc: Briefe aus dem Feld, Helmut Rauschenbusch Verlag, 1948 [4. Auflage = 2. Auflage]; (3) Franz Marc Briefe 1914 - 1916. Rembrandt-Verlag [5. = 3. Auflage]. Eine interessante Dokumentation.. 1. Auflage 1938 in den Druckfahnen verboten; 2. Auflage 1941 (hier vorliegend); 3. Auflage 1944 wurde verboten; 4. Auflage 1948 (hier mit den Korrekturen von Maria Marc beiliegend); 5. Auflage 1956 (hier vorliegend). - Vorliegender Band der 4. Auflage von 1948 mit den zahlreichen handschriftlichen Korrekturen mit Bleistift von Maria Marc, der Witwe von Franz Marc. Mit den von ihr eingetragenen Auflösungen der eigentlichen Namen (in den vorangegangenen Ausgaben nur mit einem Asterix/Sternchen gekennzeichnet). Der Mitarbeiter des Rembrandt-Verlages, Herr Seyfarth, notierte in diesem Verlagsexemplar auf dem leeren Vorsatzblatt: "Korrekturen von Frau Marc selbst - nach der ersten Nachkriegsausgabe im Rauschenbusch Verlag" und auf dem Packpapier-Schutzumschlag: "Dieses Buch darf nicht beschädigt oder beschmutzt werden. (Handsigniertes Exemplar v. Frau Marc). Seyfarth". - Die Änderungen beginnen bei dem Titel, "Briefe 1914-1916 aus dem Feld" und betreffen überwiegend die Einsetzung bzw. die Korrekturen der Namen von Freunden und Zeitgenossen, die vorher nur mit einem Asterixs gekennzeichnet wurden, also aus Sicherheitsgründen anonym geblieben waren. Ferner der Ersatz zweier Abbildungen, die Richtigstellung der zeitlichen Reihenfolge der Briefe und sowie häufige Korrekturen typographischer Kleinigkeiten. - Das Korrektur-Exemplar stammt aus Verlagsbesitz.

      [Bookseller: Stader Kunst-Buch-Kabinett]
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        The Grapes of Wrath

      New York: Sun Dial Press, 1941 New York: Sun Dial Press, 1941. Reprint edition. A very good copy in dust jacket; in a custom cloth clamshell box. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author to William Faulkner's sister-in-law, "For Mrs. John Faulkner, John Steinbeck."

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc. ]
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        KLEE WYCK

      Toronto : Oxford University Press , 1941 . FIRST EDITION . VG/VG- . 8VO . Emily Carr's first book and winner of the Governor General's Award. Four colour plates by Carr. This copy warmly inscribed by Carr" With Love From Emily Carr, November 19, 1941" on the title page. From the library of Madge Hamilton nee Wolfenden, who was the daughter of the first Queen's Printer of British Columbia and served as the assistant archivist of the province. She was an art student and friend of Carr's. A number of the artifacts in Emily Carr house in Victoria came from Hamilton's estate, including the bed which originally belonged to Carr's father. Madge's signature on FFEP, unpriceclipped (and unpriced) jacket shows some rubbing and creasing along the edges and minor losses at the spine extremities, torn at the top front spine fold for about 2". The book itself is lightly worn but a split at the spine side of the top edge and a corresponding narrow worn area about an inch long.

      [Bookseller: Neil Williams, Bookseller]
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        Parasols is for Ladies

      Philadelphia: John C. Winston, 1941. Philadelphia: John C. Winston, 1941. Complete with dust jacket. Sound binding with intact hinges. Clean pages. Light wear to cover. Slight spine slant. Price-clipped dust jacket is edge-worn, heaviest at top of spine; closed tear on front cover. Child's name on front free endpaper and flyleaf. Classic, sweet story of three poor depression-era black girls who want parasols to match their fancy, ruffled, go-to-town dresses. The book is neither racist nor derogatory, however it incorporates then current rural African-American dialect, culture, and superstitions that might offend some today. Beautifully illustrated. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good +. Illus. by MacKnight, Ninon. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

      [Bookseller: Read 'Em Again Books, ABAA]
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        On Poets

      Tokyo - The Hokuseido Press, 1941. Tokyo - The Hokuseido Press, 1941 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A scarce edition of this work of literary criticism by Lacfadio Hearn. Third revised edition. With chapters on Tennyson, Cowper, William Morris and many others. Patrick Lafcadio Hearn (27 June 1850 26 September 1904), known also by the Japanese name Koizumi Yakumo ( ), was an international writer, known best for his books about Japan. Condition: In a cloth binding with slipcase and original dustwrapper. Externally smart, with just some slight bumping. Slipcase has some marks and light wear to the extremities, including one large closed tear. Dustwrapper has some loss but is quite clean. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Overall: FINE with a VERY GOOD INDEED slipcase..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Kinder im Garten

      Zurich - Morgarten-Verlag Aktiengesellschaft, 1941. Zurich - Morgarten-Verlag Aktiengesellschaft, 1941 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A bright and colourful storybook for children, illustrated throughout with stunning chromolithographs. First edition. In German, written by Swiss author Rosi Knoll. Condition: In a quarter cloth binding with pictorial paper covered boards. Externally, lovely condition. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean. Overall: FINE.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Sea of CortezA Leisurely Journey of Travel and Research

      New York - The Viking Press, 1941. New York - The Viking Press, 1941 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A highly sought after first edition of John Steinbeck's, and Edward F. Ricketts',Sea of Cortez: A Leisurely Journal of Travel and Research. Featuring the original illustrated dustwrapper, photographic plates (many of which that are coloured),and maps to the endpapers. With a Scientific Appendix Comprising Materials for a Source Book on the Marine Animals of the Panamic Faunal Province. Detailing thesix-week (March 11 April 20) marine specimen-collecting boat expeditionSteinbeck and Rickettsmade in 1940 at various sites in the Gulf of California (also known as the Sea of Cortez), and combines both of their journals. It is regarded as one of Steinbeck's most important works of non-fiction chiefly because of the involvement of Ricketts, who shaped Steinbeck's thinking and provided the prototype for many of the pivotal characters in his fiction, and the insights it gives into the philosophies of the two men. Condition: In original cloth binding with original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, cloth has some rubbing, and light marks to the front board. Dustwrapper is a little worn and sunned, with loss to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound, bright and generally clean, aside from some light spotting and handling marks to the first and last leaves. Previous owner's ink stamp to the front pastedown. Overall: VERY GOOD with a GOOD ONLYdustwrapper..

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        Deutsches Eisenbahn-Adreßbuch. 20. Jahrgang, Ausgabe 1941/42. Umfassend Reichsverkehrsministerium (Beirat der Deutschen Reichsbahn und Eisenbahn-Abteilungen) / Deutsche Reichsbahn / Ostbahn / Private Bahnen des allgemeinem Verkehrs...

      Berlin, Apitz, 1941.. (...Nebenbahnähnliche Kleinbahnen / Bahnamtliche Rollfuhrunternehmer ) Mit 162, 133 und 48 Seiten. Mit einigen Zwischenkartons und einigen Anzeigen, Ohln, 4° ( 30,5 x 21,5 cm ). Einband gering fleckig, gering berieben, Ecken und Kanten etwas bestoßen. Innen Papier zeitbedingt gebräunt. Insgesamt von guter Erhaltung - sehr selten - ( Gewicht 1100 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ).

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung & Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        The Grapes of Wrath

      New York: Sun Dial Press, 1941. New York: Sun Dial Press, 1941. Reprint edition. A very good copy in dust jacket; in a custom cloth clamshell box. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author to William Faulkner's sister-in-law, "For Mrs. John Faulkner, John Steinbeck."

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.]
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        Umfangreiche Sammlung von Urkunden, handschriftlichen Inventar-Bänden, Original-Briefen, Akten, Ahnenproben und Manuskript-Karten.

      Taufkirchen, 17. - 20. Jh... Handschriften auf Papier und Pergament im originalen alten Koffer. Umfangreicher Teilnachlass der letzten Grafen Taufkirchen Karl von Taufkirchen ( 1941) und Gräfin Juliane von Taufkirchen ( 1952) mit interessanter Dokumentation zum Leben einer adligen Familie in Niederbayern etwa von der Mitte des 16. bis zur Mitte des 20. Jahrhunderts. Die Dokumente sind geordnet und thematisch erfasst, inhaltlich aber noch nicht ausgewertet. Vorhanden sind: 2 Papierurkunden (1758 und 1810), 5 Bände (1750-1802), dabei: HaubtInventarium des Joseph Adam Antoni, Graf von Tauffkirchen auf Guettenburg (Vermögen, Archiv, Gemälde, ...). 9. September 1750 und ähnlich 1758 (3 Bände) und Glückwunschgedicht der Ortenburger Bevölkerung zur Heirat Graf Leopolds zu Taufkirchen mit Wilhelmine, Gräfin zu Ortenburg, 1802, Papierhandschrift in rotem Samteinband. - Briefe (1799, 1835-1857: 81 z.T. schlecht erhaltene Originalbriefe). - Akten (1665-1952): Geburts- und Taufscheine; Diplome; Totenscheine und Parte; Testamente (ab 1665); Geschichtliche Notizen (Georg Rixner); Urkunden (Abschriften); Heiratskonsens für Anton Graf von Taufkirchen, Persönliche Unterlagen, Notizen zum Freiherrlich von Starkenfels'schen Archiv, Gräflich von Tauffkirchen-Kleeberg'sche Privatregistratur, Studien zur Gutsherrschaft Kleeberg, Genealogica, Ahnenproben, genealogische und heraldische Bestätigungen, Stammbäume (18.-20. Jh.), darunter 8 Doppelblätter mit Wappenaquarellen im Gold und Silber (1798), genealogische Ausarbeitungen, Schriftwechsel in genealogischen Angelegenheiten; Max Josef Graf von Taufkirchen (19. Jh.), persönliche Dokumente, Briefe, Memorabilia. - Karten (19. Jh.): 2 großformatige Karten der Gegend zwischen Ortenburg und Fürstenzell, Niederbayern: Steinkirchen, Würding, Göbertsham, Dorfbach, Steinbach, Thiersbach, Ausham; Tettenham, Tettenweis, Ottenberg, Unterschwärzenbach, Heinriching, Großhaarbach. - Teils, besonders die Briefe mit stärkeren Gebrauchsspuren, die Inventare und Aufzeichnungen jedoch gut lesbar und von grossem historischem Interesse!.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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        Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1941. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1941. First Edition. About fine in a dust jacket with a slightly faded spine and very minor soiling and wear.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.]
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        The Forgotten Village

      New York - The Viking Press, 1941. New York - The Viking Press, 1941 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The Forgotten Village - photographs from the film of the same name, with a story by John Steinbeck. Bound in cloth with an unclipped dustwrapper. First Edition, second printing before publication. Includes 136 pictures fromHerbert Kline'sfilm,photographed by Rosa Harvan Kline and Alexander Hackensmid. Among the tall mountains of Mexicothe ancient life goes on, sometimes little changing in a thousand years. But now from the cities of the valley, from the schools and laboratories, new thinking and new techniques reach out to the old villages. The old and the new meet and sometimes clash, but from the meetings a gradual change is taking place in the villages - Preface. John Steinbeck (1902 1968) was an American writer. He wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Grapes of Wrath (1939) and the novella Of Mice and Men (1937). He wrote a total of twenty-seven books, including sixteen novels, six non-fiction books and five collections of short stories. In 1962, Steinbeck received the Nobel Prize for Literature. Condition: The binding is tight and firm. There is almost no wear to the extremities. The dustwrapper has a couple of very small chips andseveral small closed tears, which have been repaired with tape. Internally the pages are bright and clean. There is very slight browning to the pastedowns, and a small ink inscription on the front free end paper. Overall the condition is fine with a very good dustwrapper..

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        I'll Never Go There Anymore (Signed First Edition, with pamphlet)

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1941. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1941. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper. Laid in is an saddle-stitched pamphlet that reads as follows on the front wrapper "A Letter from Jerome Weidman / Author of I'll Never Go There Anymore / and Associate Editor of / Simon and Schuster, Publishers / TO / PAUL EGGLESTON / Simon and Schuster's Middle Western / Sales Representative / ABOUT / "HOW TO WRITE A PLAY" / The Principles of Play Construction / Applied to Creative Writing and to the Understanding of Human Motives / by Lajos Egri." & & Also laid in are contemporary business cards for Paul Eggleston and Albert Rice Leventhal. Jacket if bright but for a touch of rubbing to the spine hinges an corners and a few tiny nicks to the spine ends. & & Basis for the 1949 film noir, "House of Strangers," directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and starring Edward G. Robinson, Susan Hayward and Richard Conte. A scarce title in collector's condition, uncommon signed, with a rare piece of contemporary promotional ephemera.& & Near Fine in a bright, Near Fine dust jacket. Pamphlet and ephemera Near Fine.

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        The Flower Show Match

      London - Faber and Faber Ltd., 1941. London - Faber and Faber Ltd., 1941 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of this collection of autobiographical sketches and stories by Siegfried Sassoon. The Flower Match (an account of an annual village cricket match) was first published in Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man, Sassoon's semi-autobiographical novel. Condition: In a green cloth binding with original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally smart, with just some light shelfwear. Dustwrapper is sound, though with some chipping and small closed tears, and a few marks. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean. Overall: VERY GOOD with a GOOD duswrapper..

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        The Life of Francis Drake

      nbsp;London -Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., 1941. nbsp;London -Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., 1941 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An extensive insight into the many expeditions and travels of Sir Francis Drake. With a fold out map of Cadiz Harbour to the rear. With a frontispiece of Drake reproduced by the Hakluyt Society. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, slight rubbing to boards with bumping and slight shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound with very slight offsetting to the front free endpaper. Otherwise very bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        The Last Tycoon

      Charles Scribner's Sons, New York 1941 - First Edition, First Printing with the Scribner's "A" and seal printed on the copyright page. This ORIGINAL dustjacket that is vibrant in color with minor wear to the spine and edges. The book is in nice shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a collectable copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with the First Issue dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        The Empty Room

      London - Macmillan and Co., 1941. London - Macmillan and Co., 1941 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A first edition of this novel from popular English novelist Charles Langbridge Morgan. The main themes of his work were, as he himself put it, Art, Love, and Death. Condition: In a red crushed morocco binding with presentation slip case. Externally in lovely condition, with just a couple of marks and some light bumping. Slip case has some light rubbing and a couple of marks. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Overall: NEAR FINE with a near fine slip case..

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        The Ill-Made Knight

      London: Collins, 1941. London: Collins,, 1941. With Decorations by the Author. Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Near contemporary ownership inscription. Single faint mark to spine, very light spotting to edges, still an excellent copy with the jacket lightly soiled in the white areas though with the colours bright, and rubbed at the extremities. First UK edition (preceded by the US edition in the previous year), first impression, of the third instalment of White's Arthurian tetralogy that would be completed as The Once and Future King (1958). This book focuses on the adventures of Sir Launcelot, and takes its title from his identification as "Le Chevalier Malfet" during the Grail Quest in Malory's Morte D'Arthur. This title is particularly uncommon in nice condition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Original photo portrait.

      Probably Saudi Arabia, 19. V. 1941.. Original gelatin silver print (228 x 180 mm).. John Bagot Glubb (1897-1986), seated within a tent, in conversation with an Arab skeikh. Caption mounted on reverse: "Major John B. Glubb, the 'second Lawrence of Arabia,' (right) confers with an Arab chieftain in the near East". - Glubb, known as "Glubb Pasha" and nicknamed "abu Hunaik" for a jaw injury sustained in WWI, became an officer of the Arab Legion (later the Jordan Royal Army) in 1930 and in 1939 succeeded Frederick Peake as commander. During this period, he transformed the legion into the best trained force in the Arab world. "Arab nationalists believed that he had been the personal force behind the pressure to make King Hussein I of Jordan join the Baghdad Pact [...] During WWII, he led attacks on Arab leaders in Iraq, as well as against the Vichy regime" (Encyclopaedia of the Orient). - Some wrinkling; traces of glue on reverse.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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      Norwalk CT: Printed by O'Brien Suburban Press, 1941. Norwalk CT:: Printed by O'Brien Suburban Press,, 1941. First Edition. Very Good++. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY NAT FLEISCHER without personalization as follows: "THIS IS FIRST RECORD BOOK OFF THE PRESS--ONLY 250 COPIES PAPER COVERED WERE PRINTED / NAT FLEISCHER". A Very Good++ copy in original printed wrappers with Fleischer's picture printed in an oval on the upper wrapper. Wrappers, spine toned, mildly soiled. Rear wrapper light stain. 8vo. 544 pp.

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      New York, Henry Holt and Company, 1941.. 21.9cm x 14.5cm. ix (1), 564 (2) pages. Original Hardcover in publisher's brown cloth, in protective Mylar. Very good+ condition with only minor signs of wear. Inscribed by F. Gomes [Frederic Gomes Cassidy] to his friend Quine: "To Van - in the absence of something of "nicer own..." F.Gomes".. First published in Great Britain in 1935, and one of the most influential works ever published in the field of linguistics. Leonard Bloomfield's Language is both a masterpiece of textbook writing and a classic of academic scholarship, which examines the fundamentals of language and linguistics in a clear, precise manner. Intended as an introduction to the field of linguistics, for both the general reader and for students of linguistics, this detailed study covers a breadth of topics, ranging from: world languages, phonetic structure and syntax, through to morphology, semantics and dialectics. (Amazon)

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        La agonía de Francia.(Versión original española de "The Fall of France")

      Claudio García & Cía Editores., Montevideo. 1941 - Extraordinariamente raro. Muy buen estado. Very good condition. Leves signos de oscurecimiento en cubiertas. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Aaromadelibros]
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        Rassenpolitik. / Der Reichsfuhrer Hauptamt.

      Der Reichsfuhrer Hauptamt [1941 or later], Berlin, Germany. 1940s - Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei. Schutzstaffel. 72 p. : ill., maps, ports., charts, 24 pages of photographs. The photos are on very good quality paper. The rest are yellowed. first two leaves detached. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        JOURNAL OF THE AERONAUTICAL SCIENCES [Journal of the Aerospace Sciences]. 20 Volumes: 9 (1941) - 29 (1962). Without Vol. 16 (1949).

      New York : Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences, 1941-1962.. 20 Einzelbände. Bibliothekseinband. 20 Volumes!!!!! Der Titel stammt aus einer aufgelösten Spezialbibliothek für Luft- und Raumfahrt. Beachten Sie bitte unser umfangreiches Angebot zu diesem Thema. Versandkosten auf Anfrage. Die Zeitschriften aus diesem Großbestand sind überwiegend gut erhalten. Bei manchen Exemplaren können äußere Gebrauchsspuren sowie Lagerspuren (Verformungen an Buchblöcken und Einbänden) auftreten. In wenigen Fällen können auch Seiten gewellt sein. Jahrgangsband 16 (1949) fehlt. // Books from Library-Stock. Still in good Condition. Signs of Age an Shelf-Wear can appear. Please ask for Shipping Fees. zqx mbx

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat BOOKFARM]
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        Die Raststätte Recklinghausen. Eine Text- und Bildchronik. Mit einem Geleitwort von Oberbürgermeister Irrgang, M.d.R. in Recklinghausen.

      Reichsautobahn-Raststätten-Gesellschaft, Berlin 1941.. 30,4 x 21,5 cm. Titelblatt mit goldgeprägtem Titel und Wappen, 123 Bl. (Kohlepapier-Durchschlag eines Typoskriptes) und 19 auf Kartons montierte Original-Photographien. Original-Halbleinen (Kordelbindung) mit goldenem Dckelitel und Wappen, in Original-Pappschuber.. Inhalt: Lage und geschichtlicher Werdegang des Vestes Recklinghausen. Die vestische Landschaft. Der Kulturraum des Vestes. Die Reichsautobahn im Industriegebiet des Vestes Recklinghausen (Das rheinisch-westfälische Industriegebiet ein Verkehrszentrum im Reich. Hindernisfreie Fahrt im Städtegebiet der Industrie. Anschlußstellen im Vest Recklinghausen. Die bautechnische Leistung). Die Raststätte Recklinghausen (Bauanlage und Baugeschichte. Ein Schmuckstück in der Landschaft - ein idealer Ruheplatz. Betrieb und wirtschaftliche Entwicklung. Neue Aufgaben im grösseren Reich). Die Photos (von Röttger, Recklinghausen und Berlen, Essen) zeigen: Das Nachtigallental im Hindenburgpark in Recklinghausen. Marktplatz von Recklinghausen nach einem Gemälde aus dem 19. Jahrhundert. Erlbruchpark mit Blick auf das neue Rathaus. Parkanlage in Recklinghausen. Der "Alte Peter". Statue aus der St. Peterskirche. Haus Niering. "Stimmungsvolle alte Straße" in Recklinghausen. Ein Waldstück gegenüber der Raststätte. Die Engelsburg. Ansicht der Zeche König Ludwig II in RE-Suderwich, mit Kühen im Vordergrund. Ein vestischer Kumpel. Ein Erbhof im Landkreis RE. Ein Erbhofbauer. Sanddünen im Naturschutzgebiet Westruper Heide bei Haltern. Landschaft. Blick auf die Raststätte. Haupteingang der Raststätte. Tankanlage mit Raststätte. - Tadellos erhalten.

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        SPITFIRE PARADE Stories of Biggles at War

      Oxford University Press , 1941. Oxford University Press , 1941. First edition. 8vo. Blue cloth with black lettering on the spine and upper cover, in pictorial dustwrapper. A very good copy of the book, contemporary ownership inscription and stamp, some spotting to the page edges and preliminary pages. In an uncommonly nice dustwrapper, which is bright and clean, with just a couple of closed edge tears, tiny ticks to the title list on the rear panel and minute corner rubs. With the dustjacket in near fine condition, this is an excellent example of this war time production. Colour frontis and black and white illustrations by Wilson.

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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        Traité de Mécanique Rationnelle

      Gauthier-Villars, Paris - Cours de mécanique de la faculté des sciences. Traité de mécanique rationnelle. Tome I: Statique dynamique du point. 6ème édition entiérement refondue 635 pp. 1941 Tome II: Dynamique des systèmes. Mécanique anlytique. 4ème édition refondue 575 pp. 1931 Tome III Equilibre et mouvements des milieux continus. 3ème édition refondue 674pp. 1928. Tome IV- fascicule I:Figure d'équilibre d'une masse liquide homogène en rotation. 2ème édition revue par Veronnet 342 pp. 1932. Tome IV -fascicule II. Les figures d'équilibre d'une masse hétérogène en rotation.Figures de la terre et des planétes.2ème édition mise à jour par Véronnet. 290 pp., 1937. Tome V (et dernier ) :Eléments de calcul tensoriel. 2ème édition revue par Thiry. 198 pp. 1933. Nous présentons ici un exemplaire complet, les initiés savent bien que celà est fort rare. Quelques petits manques en partie infèrieure du dos des tomes I etII, et en partie supérieure des tomes IV-1 et 2. L'état est bien satisfaisant. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Julie Speidel Original Signed Painting

      Seattle, Washington: Julie Speidel. Seattle, Washington: Julie Speidel. Original. Painting. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Seattle, Washington: Julie Speidel. Original. Painting. Julie Speidel. Original Julie Speidel painting. Acrylic paint on canvas covered board, measures 11 1/4 inches by 6 1/4 inches. Attached to black board which is signed in pencil and framed. Julie Speidel (b. 1941) is a Seattle and Vashon Island based artist known for her geometric, culturally inspired sculpture. Now offered for your consideration is this original, signed acrylic painting by Speidel. The board appears to have been gouged before it was painted; some surface rubbing visible, though this may very well be intentional. Signed in pencil in the lower right corner on the surface of the black board on which the painting is mounted. (art/painting).

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        The New Order

      New York: Putnams, 1941. New York: Putnams,, 1941. Introduction by Roger W. Strauss, Jr. Square octavo. Original dark yellow cloth, titles to front cover in black. With the illustrated dust jacket. 38 full-page illustration, of which 8 are in colour. A fine copy in slightly rubbed jacket with a minor nick to head of spine. First edition, first printing. A collection of 38 caricatures by the Polish illustrator and graphic artist Szyk. "In The New Order Mr Szyk's vitriolic brush depicts with stirring realism the Dictators of Europe and Asia with their hirelings and victims" (front flap). With loosely inserted envelope with a set of 6 cards featuring Szyk caricatures.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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