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        A Curtain of Green. With an Introduction by Katherine Anne Porter.

      Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc., 1941 - Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and upper board in grey and green, green top-stain. With the dust jacket. Spine shaken, partial tanning to endpapers. An excellent copy in the tanned jacket, the upper panel of which has cleanly separated from the spine panel. The upper panel also has a small chip affecting the title. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper "To Nash and Marjorie, love from Eudora". Nash Burger was a high school classmate of Welty's who became an editor at the New York Times Book Review. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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      - Lausanne, André Gonin, 1941. En feuilles. 25,5x33 cm. Ouvrage illustré par Max HUNZIKER. Couverture rempliée. Chemise en parchemin et toile. Bel exemplaire (sans le carton). Un des 175 exemplaires sur Vélin filigrané (n° 99), signé par l'auteur et l'illustrateur. Notre exemplaire présente en plus deux illustrations signées, en couleurs, sur Japon. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        Das trostreiche Antlitz. Gedichte.

      A(rmin) Grossenbacher,, Zürich, 1941 - Zürich, A(rmin) Grossenbacher, 1941. 4°. (2) Bl., 80, (1) S., (1) Bl. Mit 1 ganzs. sign. orig. Aktzeichnung in Blei, 18 in Blei sign. Radierungen u. 1 rad. Titelvignette von Heinrich Müller. Roter priv. Lederbd. mit Deckelillustr. von Heinrich Müller, Stehkantenvergoldung u. Kopfgoldschnitt in lederverbrämt., gefütt. Pappschuber (dieser fleckig). Nr. 34 v. 50 (GA 56) Ex. auf "Papier de Montval à la main". Mit 2 Signaturen von Paul Ad. Brenner u. Heinrich Müller im Impressum sowie einer zusätzlichen, signierten Eintragung von Heinrich Müller: "Dieses Buch habe ich mit einer zusätzlichen Handzeichnung versehen, für den Einband eine Platte geätzt und Herrn Dr. Arnold Huber in Dankbarkeit mit Freude zugeeignet." Beilage: Lose illustr. Karte mit Gedicht u. handschriftl. Signatur von Ad. Paul Brenner. Der Einband u. die Radierungen zeigen Frauenakte. - Vord. Einbanddeckel leicht fleckig. Rücken an Kopf u. Fuss leicht berieben. Roter priv. Lederbd. mit Deckelillustr. von Heinrich Müller, Stehkantenvergoldung u. Kopfgoldschnitt in lederverbrämt., gefütt. Pappschuber

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        Nuclear Physics - University of Pennsylvania Bicentennial Conference

      University of Pennsylvania Press 1941 - VERY GOOD; FIRST EDITION; ORIGINAL SOFT COVERS; the pages are clean and unmarked and the binding is very good; there are no signatures or book plates present; Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        A Curtain of Green

      Doubleday, Garden City 1941 - Early reprint, in the same format as the first edition. Introduction by Katherine Anne Porter. Slight bump at the crown else near fine in a price-clipped and spine-tanned, very good dustwrapper. This copy Inscribed to Welty's friend, the author Edna Frederikson: "To Edna with my love & my good wishes -- Eudora. In New Orleans. September 2, 1942." With Frederikson's small owner label and an unobtrusive note in her hand. Frederikson was a Virginia teacher and close friend of Katherine Anne Porter, who introduced her to Welty. With Welty's encouragement Frederikson wrote and published two novels (at least one of which had a Welty blurb). See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Das trostreiche Antlitz. Gedichte.

      A(rmin) Grossenbacher,, Zürich, 1941 - Zürich, A(rmin) Grossenbacher, 1941. 4°. (2) Bl., 80, (1) S., (1) Bl. Mit 18 sign. Radierungen u. 1 rad. Titelvignette von Heinrich Müller. Lose Lagen mit Pappdeckelumschlag in Schuber. Eins von 50 (GA 56) Ex. auf "Papier de Montval à la main", im Impressum von Paul Ad. Brenner u. Heinrich Müller signiert.- Umschlagrücke und Schuber stark wasserfleckig und angestaubt. Lose Lagen mit Pappdeckelumschlag in Schuber. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: EOS Buchantiquariat Benz]
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        A typed letter signed <I>"J. Paul Getty"</I> to Mr. Bankhead, sending information about his travels that was necessary in order to get a new passport

      Typed Letter Signed "J. Paul Getty", 1.5p, 8.5" x 11", on lightweight paper, February 27, 1941, n.p., to Mr. Bankhead sending information about his travels that was necessary in order to get a new passport. In part: "...One of the questions listed in the passport application requires information regarding residence abroad...does not cover visits to other countries while I still maintained my United States residence...I made the following visits to foreign countries...Japan, China and the Philippines...I was in Germany and during my stay there, I brought suit for divorce but it was not granted...In 1936 I was in Europe for the Olympic Games in Berlin...". Moderate chipping at margins, some soiling, and hole punches at top. Archival repair on verso of first page. Very good condition.

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        THE BURWASH EDITION OF THE COMPLETE WORKS IN PROSE AND VERSE OF RUDYARD KIPLING. The Collected Works of Rudyard Kipling. [In Dust Jackets, as issued]

      (New York):: Doubleday, Doran & Co. Inc.,, 1941. Near Fine. TWENTY EIGHT VOLUMES, complete set. LIMITED EDITION OF 1010 SETS. THIS IS No. 724. SIGNED BY RUDYARD KIPLING ON THE COLOPHON PAGE IN VOL. I. Near Fine set in the original publisher&#39;s dark red cloth, with gilt decoration front covers, gilt lettering, rules and decorations spines. Top edges gilt. Owner bookplates ffeps. In the Original printed Dust Jackets (except djs for Vols. I and XXVIII which are fine facsimiles, replacement 2" dj spine crown Vol. XI--all other djs Original). Dust Jackets are Very Good to Near Fine with sun spines, mild edge wear, occasional small pieces missing. Subsequent to this printing the type was distributed so no further copies of this Definitive American Edition have been printed. This edition is textually identical to the English "Sussex Edition". 8vo. A Scarce Signed edition in Dust Jackets.

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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        THE BLACK STALLION (1st Printing Inscribed By the Author in Original 1st Printing DJ)

      New York: Random House, 1941. Farley, Walter. THE BLACK STALLION. New York: Random House, 1941. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING (so stated). A Very Good copy (finger-soiling, spine slightly darkened, edges dusty) in the original publisher&#39;s decorated cloth which has received expert restoration to its spine tips and corners. It has been married to a Good To Very Good ORIGINAL PRICED FIRST PRINTING DUST JACKET with all correct first printing points.. The Dust Jacket is spine-faded and has some chips, stains, and creases. It also has been trimmed a half-inch by the publisher and "Random House" has not been stamped on the spine. It&#39;s our conjecture that a number of first printing DJs were cut down by the publisher in preparation to fit war-time smaller format editions. This first printing dust jacket is exceedingly rare (we&#39;ve only seen or heard of six or so in the last twenty years). Far more important, this copy is ONE OF ONLY TWO SIGNED FIRST PRINTING COPIES KNOWN TO US (the other still residing with the author&#39;s heirs). "To Delores -/ My very extra-special/ girl friend./ Love,/ Walter/ Sept. 3rd 1940]/ P.S. Let your sister Sue, and/your mother and your dad/take a "peek" at the Black, too, / won&#39;t you?" THE BLACK STALLION along with the other 21 books in the Black Stallion series published between 1941-1983 have sold tens of millions of copies over the last seven decades. The fine 1979 film adaptation of THE BLACK STALLION won several Oscar nominations. This is a chance to acquire THE copy of the enduring book which gave birth to what the New York Times called "the most famous fictional horse of the [20th] century." Housed in a beautiful custom matching black-and-red slipcase. . Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good or Better. Illus. by Keith Ward.

      [Bookseller: Lakin & Marley Rare Books]
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        Four Letters from Maxwell Perkins to Sherwood Anderson&#39;s Widow

      First. One two-page Autograph Letter Signed and three Typed Letters Signed from legendary editor Max Perkins to Sherwood Anderson&#39;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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        Now, Voyager.

      Boston. Houghton Mifflin. 1941. - First Edition. With matching dates of 1941 on the title and copyright pages. Published by the Riverside Press in Cambridge, MA. A very scarce item autographed: Signed Presentation copyÐÐ "With my best wishesÐÐOlive Higgins Prouty (underscored) October 12th 1941." Inscribed in ink on the free front endpaper. With a personal bookplate affixed to the front paste-down. This novel was the basis for the classic Bette Davis movie, scripted by Casey Robinson and starring Paul Henreid and Claude Rains. An attractively bound copy in clean woven dark green cloth stamped brightly in gold on the front boards and on the spine where the gilt has faded. There are some mischievous and extensive pencil scribblings upon the half-title page (most scribblings here have been erased but the impressions resemble a polygraph test), as well as the rear endpaper and rear paste-down where there are numerous concentric pencil markings. The child also scribbled on the three paragraphs on p. 15. The markings are somewhat erasable but not ineradicable. In a heavily chipped dustjacket with the original price of $2.50 at the top of the inside front flap. There are several small fingernail-sized chips to the top and bottom of the spine and a 1.5" x 1/8" strip missing at the center top of the front panel.With "Mrs. Prouty's "Stella Dallas" write up and bullet points on the rear panel. First Edition. With matching dates of 1941 on the title and copyright pages. Published by the Riverside Press in Cambridge, MA. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Brainerd Phillipson Rare Books]
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      (privately printed), NY 1941 - First edition. Signed by Auden on the title page. Sewn wraps. Few tiny nicks on bottom edge; otherwise, in Fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Revere Books, ABAA & IOBA]
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        Dropping In. Canada Goose

      New York: The Derrydale Press, 1941. No. 1 of an edition of 250 prints, signed. Image 19 x 15-1/2 inches, plus caption and margins; handsomely matted and framed to 32 x 25 inches overall. Hand-colored aquatint, signed in pencil "Roland Clark" at lower right. Fine condition. Original black frame with gilt rule. Siegel 194-95; Ordeman, The Aquatints, Drypoints and Etchings of The Derrydale Press, pp. 29-31; Ordeman (2005) pp. 37-48. Provenance: Eugene V. Connett 3rd; his son, Eugene V. Connett IV . "Roland Clark's works are among the most sought after" states Siegel in his bibliography of The Derrydale Press. Two of Clark's paintings, each depicting a single bird in its appropriate landscape, were issued in editions of 250 prints from 1937 through 1941; this print, "Dropping In" was the exception, as it shows a single goose in the foreground and a pair of geese in the middle distance as well. Echoing Siegel, Ordeman notes, "The Roland Clark waterfowl prints are among the most highly regarded of the works published by the Press, and they certainly are the best known of the Derrydale prints." Roland Clark (1874-1957) was one of America's finest sporting artists; his etchings, drypoints, aquatints, oils and watercolors are highly sought after, as are his four books, Stray Shots, Gunner's Dawn, Roland Clark's Etchings, and Pot Luck. He studied at The Art Student's League in New York, had a number of successful one-man shows, and won the 1938 Federal Duck Stamp Competition. The popularity of his work has remained undiminished over the years. THE MOST DESIRABLE COPY, EUGENE CONNETT'S OWN

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        [Archive]: A Collection of Love Letters and Personal Correspondence sent to Yulla Lipchitz (1941-1955)

      (1941-1955). An extraordinary collection of nearly 300 letters, consisting of about 250 love letters and 50 letters of related personal correspondence, sent to Yulla Lipchitz, sculptor and photographer, and the wife of the renowned sculptor Jacques Lipchitz. Included in the collection are 12 holographic letters by Jacques Lipchitz, 8 black and white photographs of Yulla and two of her lovers taken before her marriage to Lipchitz, several telegrams and post cards, a few of Yulla&#39;s draft replies, and several pieces of manuscript and printed ephemera. Although Yulla, her first husband Frederick Mott, and most of her correspondents were German-Jews who fled Germany in the late 1930s, nearly all of the letters are written in English (with occasional flourishes in German), and nearly all abound with deeply felt emotional passions for her, as indicated by such frequent salutations as: "Darling Pussilein, my love!" -- "Darlichingen! Ich Kusse dich" -- "Yullalein, love, Kisses!" Over 150 of the letters are from Walter J. Fischel, an important German-Jewish scholar known internationally for his pioneering studies of Oriental Jewry, and two other men (about 25 letters each) with whom Yulla was having illicit affairs during the War years. The letters of all three men are remarkable for their impassioned, often wild declarations of love, and their frequent pleas to arrange meetings and to get married, if Yulla&#39;s husband would grant her a divorce. In the end, after an attempt to reconcile with her husband in 1945-1946, all four men were no match for Jacques Lipchitz, who first met Yulla in 1944, and married her in 1948. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        VER Y PALPAR (1923-1933)

      Ediciones Ercilla, Santiago de Chile 1941. - 1a Edición/Colecc. Poetas de América.////Dedicatoria autógrafa./Buen estado. Muy buen ejemplar.//22x14. 126 págs.//Poesía, Libros Firmados, Vanguardias

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      [New York]. 4 July 1941. - Original borderless gelatin silver print, 25.3 x 17.5 cm (10 x 6 7/8 inches). Small crease across upper left corner, with residue of matting tape at extreme tips, otherwise near fine. A fine portrait by Van Vechten of the artist, half-length, looking to his right in semi- profile. With Van Vechten's studio stamp on the verso, and with his manuscript subject identification, negative number and date in ink. Another image from the same session was collected in PORTRAITS (1978), and five others are present in the LC Van Vechten Portrait archive, but not this image. KELLNER G230.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature, ABAA]
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      London: Collins 1941 - First edition, first printing. Original cloth in dustwrapper. A near fine copy without inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the very good rubbed and spine-darkened dustwrapper. Not price-clipped with 7s 6d net to the front flap. Scarce. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LUCIUS BOOKS (ABA, ILAB, PBFA)]
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        An Illustrated Annotation on the Working and Dating of Chinese Jades

      USA: The Record Company, St Augustine , Florida, 1941 To be sold as a bundleAn illustrated Record of the Stanley Charles Nott collection of Chinese JadesCHINESE ART OF WORLD RENOWN BY Stanley Charles Nott5 Booklets of THE HOUSE OF JADE

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        The Hardy Boys: The Mystery of the Flying Express

      Grosset & Dunlap 1941 - Published in New York by Grosset & Dunlap in 1941. First Edition according the Carpentieri Bibliography. This copy is in remarkably great condition. Book near fine. DJ near fine. DJ price is 5050. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Worrals of the W.A.A.F. [WAAF]

      Published by Lutterworth Press, London and Redhill First Edition . London 1941. - First edition hard back binding in publisher's original turquoise cloth covers, navy lettering to the spine. 8vo 7½'' x 5¼'' 220 printed pages of text with monochrome frontispiece. Light age spotting to the page edges and end papers. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with 5 mm chips across spine tips [text not affected], tiny rubs to corners, not price clipped 3/6, spine colours with very slight age tanning but not faded. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper and can easily be removed should you so wish. Member of the P.B.F.A. JOHNS, Captain W. E. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Little Stour Books PBFA Member]
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        THE THIRD BIGGLES OMNIBUS Containing: Biggles in Spain, Biggles Goes to War and Biggles in the Baltic,

      O.U.P 1941 - First edition of this third omnibus. 8vo. Blue pictorial cloth with the original pictorial dustwrapper. A near fine book (previous owner's name stamped on the front free endpaper) in a very good dustwrapper indeed, with just light wear to spine ends and corners. Rare. Black and white illustrations. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        Biggles Defies The Swastika

      Oxford University Press. 1941 - First Edition (meets all correct points for a first impression). Thick octavo, pp.249; [1], blank; [6], adverts. With colour frontispiece. Publisher's red cloth, pictrorially stamped in black, in original Howard Leigh -designed dust-wrapper. Some expected spotting to heavy paper, binding a little dusty, flyleaf expertly replaced (barely noticeable), wrapper with a few minor chips and tears but essentially a bright and attractive copy. Uncommon. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books, ABA ILAB]
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        Biggles Sees it Through

      Oxford 1941 - True first edition - thick, orange boards, no asterisk. Very light bumps to spine ends otherwise no faults. Internally spotless. Original clipped jacket with wear to edges, some chipping, closed tears and small losses. As with any Oxford first edition it is scarce in jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Global Bookfinders]
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        Biggles Defies the Swastika

      Published by Oxford University Press, Amen House, London First Edition . London 1941. - First edition hard back binding in publisher's original dark red cloth covers and top edge, black lettering and framed black illustration to spine, biplane with map of Norway to the front cover. 8vo true first edition 1.9 thick x 7½'' x 5½'' 249 printed pages of text followed by a 6 page catalogue. Colour frontispiece and six monochrome illustrations by Howard Leigh and Alfred Sindall. 16 listed stories by W. E. Johns to the book starting with The Camels are Coming and ending with Spitfire Parade. Ink name and address to the front paste down and front free end paper, fox browning to the text block edges, corners sharp, colours not faded. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition price clipped dust wrapper with one small chip to the top of the spine not affecting the text, faint vertical crease line to the front cover, spine colours very slightly darkened. 15 Oxford W. E. Johns titles listed to the rear in brown lettering with an aerodrome above the words 'Books For Boys', and two fish below the words 'Oxford University Press'. JOHNS, Captain W. E. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Published by Oxford University Press, Humphrey Milford, 1941. Hardback. Very Good/Good. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper. Stories of Biggles in war time. Blue cloth with picture of aeroplane and parachutist on front cover. Colour frontis plus full-page b/w illustrations. 256 pages. This is the first "thin" edition of this title. Spine slightly bumped. Corners slightly rubbed. A couple of tiny dents to top edge of front cover and one to top edge of rear cover. Slight crease to spine. A few faint foxspots to covers. Name and date in ink to front pastedown. Pale foxing to half-title and a few foxspots to margins of prelims and outer page edges. Pictorial wrapper is worn at edges and slightly grubby with a few small edge-chips and closed edge-tears. There is slight loss from top of spine affecting part of the title lettering. Overall a bright clean copy of this scarce title in its rare original wrapper. [S]

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        The Third Biggles Omnibus

      Oxford University Press 1941 - The book is firmly and squarely bound in the original blue cloth, lettered and illustrated in black, the boards are generally clean, though a little bumped and rubbed. The text block is slightly foxed and age toned and there is a neatly written name to the half title page. The dust jacket is the original and not price clipped, it has some small areas of loss to the spine ends and the front panel, also other minor nicks and short closed tears to the edges, it is generally clean, though the spine is a little age darkened. The third and final of the early Biggles omnibus editions, it is a substantial and weighty tome, which shows off the excellent jacket artwork vey well indeed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Spitfire Parade

      Oxford 1941 - Blue cloth boards. Genuine 'thick' first edition. Boards with little wear but somewhat grubby. Internally clean of any inscriptions.Foxing throughout and to page edges. Small tear to rep. at hinge but not affecting binding. Clipped, original jacket, chipped, with closed tears and completely lacking spine of jacket. Good photocopy of the spine, to fill in the gap, can be provided upon request, no extra charge. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Global Bookfinders]
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        Biggles Sees it Through.

      London: Oxford University Press. 1941 - First edition, later issue. 8vo. With the coloured frontispiece and 254 pp. In the publisher's orange cloth, ink-stamped to spine and front board, with the &#147;pyramid&#148; design. The thinner issue, with two asterisks on the half-title, and the original unclipped wrapper, slightly chipped at head. In fine condition throughout, a very little foxing to top edge and a neat ink dedication (dated Xmas 1943) to ffep. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, [1941]., 1941. First U. S. edition. Signed by the author on the front fly leaf. On the title page Wentworth has written "Published in England as Unlawful Occasions." Light foxing to the front and rear endpapers and to the fore-edges, light wear to cloth at foot of spine and to the fore-edge of the front cover, else a very good copy in a fine, bright dust jacket. Sarah Marlowe reached into her purse and found a secret packet that did not belong to her. How did it get there? The answer became more apparent when the next day she read in the papers of a murder of someone she knew who was tied to the secret packet. An uncommon signature and a sharp copy.

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        The Wilson Colour Chart 2 volume set

      BRITISH COLOUR COUNCIL 1941 - Vol 1 & 2 of Horticultural Colour Chart, the first volume of 100 plates consist of a spectrum range of 64 full hues, 26 (lighter) tints and 10 (darker) shades of the 64 full hues. In the second volume are a further 100 plates which consist of 34 (lighter) tints, 28 darker shades and 38 greyed hues, loose leafs with swivel clips, Volume 1 has a slipcase which is torn on bottom, volume 2 covers rubbed & spotted, hinges loose, boards are chipped DATE PUBLISHED: 1941 EDITION: 200 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Make Way for Ducklings

      The Viking Press 1941 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Bristol T.C.69 Aircraft Division Class A- Lectures, Notes, Drawings, Diagrams, etc.

      n.p. 1941. - Spectacularly illustrated with exceptionally detailed and artistic pen and ink drawings, cut-away diagrams, charts, tables, etc in holograph. Thick 4to. Period notebook bound in half cloth and hand titled paper covered boards with hand drawn pictorial cover plate of RAF squadron emblum. With the outbreak of the European war, the British Royal Air Force engaged various aircraft manufacturers in the technical training of many of its fighter pilots. These flyers would attend lectures on all aspects of aerodynamics and aeronautics delivered by the company's designers, technicians, etc. This was the case with M.A Banister, the owner and author of this notebook. Possessing an immense artistic talent, Bannister filled the pages of his book with extraordinary and often breath taking sketches and diagrams. Many of these pen and ink full page drawings depict stunning full page images of various aircraft including Spitfires, Tiger Moths, Short Sterlings, etc. Also included is a plethora of hand drawn highly detailed technical hand illustrations, many in color. His lecture notes, written in a most legible hand, are copious and plentiful, covering subject matter from aerodynamics to the theory of flight. A truly impressive work which transcends academic study into an object of highly refined graphic art. Without a doubt, one of the most unique items we have ever presented. Minor ware to covers. A Near Fine copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, Ltd. ABAA , ILAB]
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        Dust-Jacket for Make Way For Ducklings

      New York: The Viking Press, circa 1941. Original dust-jacket with price of $3.00. Two Caldecott Medal seals in green and gold pasted on the front of the jacket. Back flap creased lightly at the top, else in very good condition.

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        Salvador Dali. Paintings, Drawings, Prints.

      - New York, The Museum of Modern Art 1941. 26 : 19 cm. 87 S. mit 62 teils farb. Abb. Orig.-Pappband mit farb. illustr. Schutzumschlag. Titelblatt oben mit kleiner Originalzeichnung von Salvador Dali in Bleistift und etwas Rot den Kopf eines Chevaliers mit dem Körper eines Hundes(?) darstellend. - Aus der Bibliothek Erna und Curt Burgauer, Küsnacht. - Ecken u. Kapitale etwas berieben, Schutzumschlag mit kleinen Einrissen, sonst gutes Ex. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        Little Town on the Prairie

      New York: Harper and Brothers, 1941. First Edition, First Printing. In Near Fine condition, in a Very Good dust jacket with price of $2.00 intact. Cloth shows several small, faint tide spots to the front cloth, and light soiling to the rear cloth. Light tanning to the spine. Light edge wear, chipping, rubbing and to dust jacket. A lovely copy overall, rare in dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        A Curtain of Green.

      Doubleday, Garden City 1941 - First edition. Octavo, original orange cloth. Inscribed by the author in the year of publication, "To Bobbie Sumner Cutler with many good wishes- and good luck Eudora Welty December, 1941". In very good condition in a dust jacket with some a chip to the foot of the spine. Eudora Welty won the 1973 Pulitzer Prize and was later awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. She was also the first living author to have her works published by the Library of America. A Curtain of Green is her first collection of short stories. In it she examines Mississippi, her state of birth, through the eyes of its inhabitants, and contemplates a realistic view of the extant racial relations. She brings to A Curtain of Green her graceful writing and perspective that sees Mississippi as an often comical world of near magical wonder in its ability to remain mundane in light of its struggles. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        A Curtain of Green (Signed)

      Doublday Doran, NY 1941 - Bound in Orange cloth stamped in Dark Green and grey. Top edge colored in grey. The first edition of this, the author's first regularly published book. Book is ever-so-slightly shaken, but overall bright and whole. Neatly SIGNED on the ffep. by Ms. Welty (an early signature, presumably in year of publication). Housed in a facsimile dust jacket that fits the book perfectly. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael J. Toth, Bookseller, ABAA]
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      Washington: Democratic National Committee - Thick 8vo., especially bound in full morocco and lettered "James A. Farley: Addresses" on the front cover. A major presentation copy, inscribed by Farley: "To Claude G. Bowers, with every good wish to a real friend whom I respect and admire and who has been great assistance to me in the days that have passed. You may be able Claude to fill in some quiet moments looking thru these volumes, James A. Farley, March 17, 1941," on the front free endpaper ----- Farley, the chairman of the New York and National Democratic Committees, served as US Postmaster General under Roosevelt. Bowers, the popular historian, who wrote "The Tragic Era," an anti-black interpretation of Reconstruction, served as ambassador to Spain and Chile under Roosevelt ---- The volume contains numerous addresses by Farley, including Case for Franklin D. Roosevelt, A Covenant with the People, History and Functions of the National Committee, The New Era, John Marshall, Building Citizens, A Challenge to America, Postal Affairs and the National Economy, The Problem of Agriculture,The Spirit of the New Deal, Dictatorship - A Myth, Ireland, and Nationless Nation Maker, The Irish Influence in American History, Haverstraw - My Home Town, Party Responsibility, Education and its Responsibility,The Opportunity of Education, The Liberal Spirit, Three Years of Roosevelt, Democratic Achievement, and Closing Address of the 1936 Presidential Campaign. An important association copy [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts]
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        New Yorker Ballet Class

      New York, 1941. Mixed media. 18 x 12 inches.

      [Bookseller: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts]
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        My New Order

      Reynal & Hitchcock, New York 1941 - This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge nicks, tiny edge tears and rubbed spots, especially the spine ends and corners. There is some ground-in dirt and rubbing to the rear cover. "Here are the words which Adolf Hitler has used to rise from the prison in which Mein Kampf was written to the position of a twentieth-century Genghis Khan - the scourge of Europe today, the ruler of the world, he hopes, tomorrow." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: S. Howlett-West Books]
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      - Firenze, Parenti, 1941. In 8vo (cm. 21,2); cop. orig.; ritr., pp. 94 (2). Antica firma di appartenenza alla prima carta bianca. PRIMA edizione numerata di 255 esemplari su carta doppio Guinea.

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        GOLDEN SLIPPERS: An Anthology of Negro Poetry for Young Readers

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1941. First printing. Near fine in a very good dustjacket (slight toning and soiling to endpapers, one small spot on front cover, dj has 1 rounded chip at top edge of front cover, some toning to spine and folds, slit near the spine, price-clipped) Despite the relatively minor flaws, this is an extremely attractive copy of a hard to find book, especially with such a warm and friendly inscription - and especially in the dustjacket. The very uncommon first edition of this classic anthology - among the contributors are many writers of the Harlem Renaissance: Dunbar, Langston Hughes, Feldon Johnson, Cullen, Jessie Fauset, Claude McKay and others, as well as some traditional poems. Illustrated with drawings by Henrietta Bruce Sharon. Arranged topically. Included are biographies of the poets, and an index of first lines. This copy has been INSCRIBED by Bontemps with the comment "I&#39;m happy to have this little collection find its&#39; way into your excellent library.

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      The Ahmad Press, Singapore 1941 - Illustrated with b/w photos of many of the stars of the day: like Errol Flynn, Robert Taylor, Judy Garland, Humphrey Bogart, Mryna Loy and so many more!! Stiff cardboard covers. No marks or writings, pages clean, binding sound. Light shelf wear, slight tear along spine in paper covering, mild wear to spine ends. Smoke free and shipped in box. 224 pp Have not see another copy of this book! Images upon request! [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Prestonshire Books]
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      Feb 22 1941 - A two page letter, written on both sides of single sheet of letter paper, signed H.B. Heelis, written to Charles Forrester, a Carlisle cattle farmer. With original envelope. Mrs Heelis comments on the bull she has just bought from Mr Forrester, "He is a beauty - so compact which is what is required here", and her plans, "I would be inclined to put the heifers to the bull younger.". She talks about the weather and the impact on her livestock, "I lost far more sheep with drought than in the snow itself." [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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        Frenchman's Creek.

      London, Victor Gollancz, 1941 - Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full black morocco, titles to spine gilt, raised bands, rule to boards gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine copy. First Edition, First Impression. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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