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        Thomas l'obscur

      Paris, Gallimard 1941 - Livre d'occasion In-12 (20,8 x 14,3 cm), broché, couverture imprimée, 232 pp., 1 f. n. ch. Condition : Edition originale sur papier d'édition (pas de grand papier). Exemplaire du SP comportant un bel envoi autographe signé de l'auteur rédigé de sa fine écriture : «Les messieurs ne rêvent jamais (Un enfant, d’après Jean Piaget) à Raymond Queneau avec vive sympathie Blanchot» Rare et bel exemplaire. 200g. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Faustroll]
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        Collection of 13 Typed Letters and one Autograph Letter, all signed ("Marty") to George Brown ("Flash"), who was Hemingway's and Martha's trainer, tennis partner, and friend

      Sun Valley, Idaho, San Francisco de Paula, Cuba, and one from Washington, D.C., on White House stationery, oct 18, 1941 - dec. 2, 1946. (HEMINGWAY, ERNEST) 4to. In all 16pp. Generally very good to fine. With two accompanying envelopes . A fascinating glimpse into the marriage of Martha Gellhorn and Ernest Hemingway in this series of letters from the journalist, war-time correspondent, novelist, and, for five years, the third wife of Ernest Hemingway - all but the final letter written while she and Hemingway were together. George Brown was their most athletic friend - Hemingway's boxing coach and personal trainer, Martha's tennis and shooting partner - and her letters are filled with humorous reports of their physical condition, orders for Brown's rubber reducing pants, etc. " ... our weights are fairly okay. I can't seem to get under 127 and Ernest can't get under 215 ... But we are definitely out of the stylish stout class, and into the husky category. I wish I were one of those delicate wan women, looking like a piece of transparent paper and able to eat a horse and still apear frail and tubercular ... " " ... I returned [from Europe] weighing 121 pounds, and feeling slightly more glamorous than Miss Dietrich. After two weeks at home I weigh 123-1/2 but am not going to gain more. Ernest on the other hand looks exactly like Toto the Gorilla, and weighs about 230 I think and that, plus his flowing white beard, has made him into a phenomenon ... " And again: "Ernest has a black and white beard and looks like Moses if Moses had been a seagoing man, and he weighs 234 pounds. He is so big around the middle that he has allmost gotten out of the human into the whale class ... It is of course ghastly for him to weigh so much but I don't know what to do about it; the only way he could lose would be to cut down on liquor and really take exercise and I guess only you can make him do that. And you are not here. So hell ... " At one point she speculates on rumors that Hemingway has a mistress: "He is now so sick of Tom Collinses that he has a tendency to be nauseated when he sees anything pale yellow. I see by the gossip columns that Ernest is supposed to have an unknown 19 year old Russian actress down here: he is taking picture of her himself, as a film test for the part of Maria. If she is here, God knows where she is keeping herself. I wish she would get out of the basement or wherever she is living and come upstairs ... "

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        The Case of the Turning Tide (First Edition, Uncorrected Proof)

      William Morrow, New York 1941 - Uncorrected Proof, preceding the First Edition. About Very Good in publisher's self-wrappers, with a publication date of July 23, 1941 rubber-stamped on the front endpaper. Slight lean, vertical creasing to the spine panel, some splitting to the front flap fold. A presentable copy of the earliest state of the first Grandpa Wiggins mystery. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        UNDER THE SEA-WIND: A NATURALIST'S PICTURE OF OCEAN LIFE

      Simon and Schuster, New York 1941 - PRESENTATION COPY OF RACHEL CARSON'S FIRST BOOK. Inscribed: "For Captain H. W. Goodall - a naturalist and book lover. Rachel L. Carson. April 9, 1948." Very good or better in original blue buckram with gilt seabird on cover and dark blue blocked spine with gilt title. The jacket is quite worn with chipping and tape mends but presentable looking in a fresh mylar protective wrap. Carson's first book is quite uncommon, especially signed. [see pictures] [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: RON RAMSWICK BOOKS]
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        Some Chungking Types

      Shanghai, Kelly & Walsh, 1941 (first edition). - 1 volume in-quarto, 37 pages, hard cover, internally fine. A wonderful set of Doris' sketches in Chungking Province, including The Cooton Yarn Worker, The Peddling Haberdasher, The Comb seller, The Letter Writer and Fortune Teller, the Portable Hat Shop. A very rare book by Doris Worcester who was an artist, excelling in pastel and water colours. She and her husband were prisoners of the Japanese during the second Word War. She died in 1945 after release from the Japanese concentration camp in Shanghai. A Publishers'note in the second edition of this book ( Hong kong, Vetch & Lee, 1970) indicates that this first edition ( 1941) was printed in Shanghai, but before it could be put on sale, the Japanese seized the International Settlement Of Shanghai and this edition was destroyed. There-fore this edition is very valuable. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: INDOSIAM RARE BOOKS]
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        Natura morta.

      1941 - Olio su cartone entro cornice in legno. Cm. 45 x 50. Firmata e datata (1941) in basso a destra. Le opere di questo artista (Anticoli Corrado 1883-Roma 1952) trattano di paesaggi di Roma, della campagna romana e nature morte viste secondo schemi tradizionali (Dizionario Enciclopedico Italiano Treccani 1° vol. A-Bacca p. 341). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Building Plans, Elevations, and Perspective for Dawite Investment Co. at 297 6th St., Southeast Corner of 6th St. and Clementina St., San Francisco.

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, April 1941. - Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 17" x 22". 6 sheets. Job #208. File #1986. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit Initialen.

      O. O., 24. VII. 1941. - 1 S. Gr.-4to. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "J'ai eu beaucoup de travail et en supplément peu agréable une fermeture dans les oreilles qui m'a fait passer de mauvais moments. Cela commence à s'arranger. Nous partons la semaine prochaine chez Ch. Munch qui nous a très gentiment invité dans sa maison [.] pres de Montfort. Cela fera un petit changement d'air [.] Vous avez vu que j'ai eu la faiblesse d'accepter le poste de critique a Comedia et cela a absorbé toutes mes possibilités d'ecrivain [.]". - Erwähnt auch den unerwarteten Tod des Komponisten Philippe Gaubert, der am 8. Juli des Jahres in Paris verstorben war: "Je l'ai vue deux jours avant à la répétition de son ballet, cela m'a fait de la peine car c'était un bon ami et il sera difficile à remplacer à l'Opéra [.]".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        New Yorker Ballet Class.

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

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        Soviet War News [COMPLETE]

      Soviet Embassy in London 1941-1945, London - 4to. 1203 issues (most 4 pages each) in 16 volumes, bound in blue cloth with gold lettering on spine. Speckled page edges as issued. Usual age wear, scuffing and minor staining to bindings. Head and tail of spines, corners, and parts of edges on some volumes bumped. Tight copies with bindings in overall very good & interior in exceptionally good condition. Rare complete set of daily news-sheets published by the Press Department of the Soviet Embassy in London. Most of the issues have Stalin's "Order of the Day" to his generals on front page. Each volume with index in alphabetical order. Fascinating piece of World War II. Russian propaganda with thousands of articles. Vol. 1: July 11, 1941 to Oct. 10, 1941 (Nos. 1-79). Marbled endpapers. Illustrated with many b/w annotated reproductions of photographs, divided into 8 photographic supplements throughout.Vol. 2: October 11, 1941 to January 10, 1942 (Nos. 80-155).Vol. 3: January 12, 1942 to April 10, 1942. (Nos. 156-229).Vol. 4: April 11, 1942 to July 10, 1942 (Nos. 230-305). "The Signal from Prague", Wednesday, June 3, headline on Heydrich's assassination. Friday, April 24th issue has 6" x 2" piece of top edge on page 3 missing, slightly affecting first line of text, still readable. Vol. 5: July 11, 1942 to October 10, 1942 (Nos. 306-383).Vol. 6: October 12, 1942 to January 9, 1943 (Nos. 384-458). Vol. 7: January 11, 1943 to April 10, 1943 (Nos. 459-535). Tuesday, Febr. 23, 8 page special issue, celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Red Army. Front page with b/w reproduction of a photograph each of Lenin and Stalin. Friday, February 5, headline: "Fight and Triumph Like Stalingrad!"Vol. 8: April 12, 1943 to July 10, 1943 (Nos. 536-608). Small stamp "EMBASSY U.S.S.R. - GREAT BRITAIN" on free front endpaper. Tuesday, June 15, headline: "Speer's Fairy Tales."Vol. 9: July 12, 1943 to October 9, 1943 (Nos. 609-684).Vol. 10: October 11, 1943 to January 10, 1944 (Nos. 685-759). Vol. 11: January 11, 1944 to April 6, 1944 (Nos. 760-829).Vol. 12: April 11, 1944 to July 10, 1944 (Nos. 830-905). Wednesday, June 7, headline on D-day landing: "How Moscow Heard the News.The Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Allied Expeditionary Forces in Western Europe has just informed us by cable that this morning British, American and Canadian troops have landed in France and that the Second Front is opening in Europe." Thursday, June 15,"Marshal Stalin on Allied Landing."Vol. 13: July 11, 1944 to October 10, 1944 (Nos. 906-982). Vol. 14: October 11, 1944 to January 10, 1945 (Nos. 983-1055). Tuesday, November 7, issue with headline: "1917-1944: 27 Years of the Soviet State. Forward to Complete Victory!" Front page illustrated with 2 stars in red.Vol. 15: January 11, 1945 to April 10, 1945 (Nos. 1056-1129).Vol. 16: April 11, 1945 to July 10, 1945 (Nos. 1130-1203). Five-inch split along spine on front board, firmly holding. Heavy water staining and rippling to upper right third of pages throughout. Friday May 4th, issue with headline: "Capture of Berlin; Order of the Day No. 359 issued by Marshal Stalin on May 2 and addressed to the Red Army and Navy." Front page illustrated with 2 stars in red. Issue # 1138 with one b/w reproduction of a Lenin photograph. Other headlines: "Oswiecim (Auschwitz). The Camp Where Nazis Murdered Over 4,000,000 People. Communique of Extraordinary State Commission for Ascertaining and Investigating Crimes of the German Fascist Invaders." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Autograph letter signed, in German, to his maternal uncle, Caesar Koch

      1941 - "You Have Always Been the one Dearest to Me in the Entire Family"Einstein, Albert (1879-1955). Autograph letter signed, in German, to his maternal uncle, Caesar Koch (d. 1941). 1 page. N.p., n.d. [Princeton, 1941?]. 278 x 211 mm. Evidence of folding, 2 faint rust spots, but very good."It is always a great joy to us when we hear from you and about you. You have always been the one dearest to me in the entire family. I am not surprised that you are still able to maintain in such times your inner equilibrium and that you remain such a pillar of moral strength for your family. Recently, when [Caesar's daughter and Einstein's cousin] Alice visited us, we thought of you with special warmth, and I only wish that we could meet one more time in this strange world [translation]."Einstein's wish was not granted, as Koch died a few months after receiving this letter. The form of the signature used in the letter--"deinem Albert" (your Albert)--is quite unusual, but it is the same as the one Einstein used in his youthful 1895 letter to Koch. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Jeremy Norman's historyofscience]
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        Photograph, signed To Beryl H. Levy

      n.p., april 11, 1941 - Inscribed below on mount: "To Beryl H. Levy, with admiration and good wishes - Hugo L Black April, 11, 1941." With a TLS from Black tipped to the back of the frame, dated January 22, 1941, concerning Levy's book Our Constitution, and inviting him to visit A very interesting legal association. Levy (1929-1995) was a legal scholar and teacher whose speciality was oconstitutional law and the U.S. Supreme Court. He was also great admirer of, and expert on, the decisions of Justice Benjamin Cardozo, who served from 1932-1938. Black, nominated to the Supreme Court by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1937 to 1971. Cardozo and Black differed famously over the issue of whether the 14th Amendment "incorporated" the Bill of Rights and made it binding upon the states 10 x 10 inches (Image). . Fine. Framed

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Allégories.

      Gallimard 1941 - - Gallimard, Paris 1941, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 10 exemplaires sur Madagascar réservés à l'auteur, tirage de tête après 8 Chine. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur enrichi d'un dessin représentant le visage d'un jeune homme de profil à André Rolland de Renéville. Bel exemplaire. Provenance : de la bibliothèque d'André Rolland de Renéville. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        PRESS REACTION TO THE LINDBERGH SPEECH AT DES MOINES

      New York; Library Of Jewish Information, American Jewish Committee.. 1941. Pamphlet. Hole punched in period folder. 4to. 28 cm. 31 pages. Single-sided mimeographed leaves. Holocaust-era comprehensive examination of the media response to Charles Lindbergh’s infamous anti-Semitic speech. This report explores the possibility of anti-Semitism informing the positions of isolationist groups opposed to entering WWII. SUBJECT (S) : Antisemitism -- United States. World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews. World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Public opinion. Named Person: Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus) , 1902-1974. OCLC lists only 1 copy worldwide (MN Hist Soc) . Containing folder has some edge wear and tears along back strip. Light age toning to text, otherwise clean and fresh. Very good condition. Scarce and important. (AJC-9) .

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        Conversazione in Sicilia (Nome e lagrime). Romanzo.

      Milano, Bompiani 1941.. 271 S. Dunkelroter Halblederband der Zeit mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Kopfgoldschnitt. Die Originalbroschurumschläge mit eingebunden. (sign. Reliure Schumacher, Berne).. Mit handschriftlicher Widmung, datiert 24.9. 1955 auf dem Vorsatz und kurzem mit Schreibmaschine geschriebenem Brief Vittorinis. - Erste Buchhandelsausgabe. - Erschien 1938-39 als Fortsetzung in der Zeitschrift 'Letteratura'. Die erste Ausgabe erschien in einer Auflage von 355 numerierten Exemplaren unter dem Titel "Nome e Lagrime" bei Parenti in Florenz. - Das literarische Hauptwerk Vittorinis und einer der zentralsten Texte der italienischen Literatur aus der Zeit des Faschismus überhaupt, von dem Italo Calvino fand, es sei ein 'Guernica-Buch', in dem Vittorini, ähnlich wie Picasso in seiner berühmten Kriegsklage, eine 'Metasprache von Ideogrammen' gelinge. - Auch die 'offizielle' Ausgabe des Buches ist von grosser Seltenheit. - Sehr schönes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Daniel Thierstein]
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        Three-quarter length portrait of W. C. Handy, playing the muted trumpet

      N.p., 17 july 1941 - Fine image of the "Father of the Blues", reproduced in PORTRAITS (1978) (HANDY, W.C) 10 x 8 inches. Gelatin silver print. Fine. Embossed stamp lower left, atelier stamped on verso: "Photograph by Carl Van Vechten | 146 Central Park West | Cannot be reproduced without permission", and docketed by Van Vechten in pencil, recording the subject of the photograph ("William Christopher Handy"), the date, and the number of the negative [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("Zülow").

      Hirschbach, 30. XII. 1941. - 1½ SS. Gr.-4to. An Herrn Lechner: "[.] Mein Sohn teilte mit etwas verspätet von Deinem Anruf mit. Er sagte mir, dass es sich um den keramischen Fries 'Brigittakirtag' handelt und um eine Ausstellung desselben u. a. m. Er hätte Dich auch nicht deutlich gehört, wie das manchmal im Telefon vorkommt. Ich bitte Dich daher wenn möglich um kurze schriftliche Nachricht, da ich jetzt längere Zeit nicht nach Wien komme. Ich bin ab 5. Jänner wieder in Unken bei Lofer (Kaffee Wimmer) Salzburg, weil ich dort einen dringenden Auftrag von der N. S. V. zu erledigen habe. Den Fries habe ich vor einigen Monaten bei den Wienerbergern fertiggestellt. Die Wienerberger wollten ihn auch auf der Messe ausstellen und wenn er jetzt nicht an Ort und Stelle, wo er hingehört montiert werden kann, glaube ich, ist nichts gegen eine vorherige Ausstellung desselben einzuwenden [.]". - Franz von Zülow war seit 1908 Mitglied der Klimt-Gruppe, trat 1933 der Secession und 1939 dem Künstlerhaus bei und wurde 1946 Ehrenmitglied der (neuen) Secession. Sein Werk umfaßt Ölbilder, Entwürfe für Tapeten und Stoffe, Holz- und Linolschnitte sowie Wand- und Möbelmalereien. Vgl. Thieme/B. 36 583f.

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        The English Guernsey Cattle Society's Herd Book

      - London- English Guernsey Cattle Society, 1941 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. %0D%0AFour herd books of the English Guernsey Cattle Society, detailing the breeding activities of the Guernsey herds in the UK between 1935 and 1961. %0D%0AContaining:%0D%0AVolume LVII (1941)%0D%0AVolume LXI (1945)%0D%0AVolume LXII (1946)%0D%0AVolume LXXI (1955)%0D%0AEach volume contains details of the births of bulls and cows within each registered herd in the UK, along with lists of the society council members. %0D%0AIllustrated with one photographic plate. %0D%0ACondition: %0D%0AIn brown cloth bindings. Externally, sound, though with some dampstaining to two volumes, and bumping and marks to all. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained in places. Pages are bright, though with some scattered instances of foxing throughout. Overall: GOOD. %0D%0A%0D%0A.

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        Evil Under the Sun

      London, Collins,, 1941. Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full dark blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, single rule to boards gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. With a map. A fine copy. First Edition, First Impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Evil Under The Sun - in correct first issue wrapper

      Collins [The Crime Club] 1941 - A first edition, first printing published by Collins (Crime Club) in 1941. A very good+ book without inscriptions and no foxing. Boards a little faded to the spine and a little grubbiness to the board edges. In a very good+ (or better) unclipped wrapper (showing 7s 6d as called for) with a little rubbing and wear to the spine tips and corners. This was the last of the 'semi-thick' editions produced by Collins before the War saw the production of Collins first editions printed on thinner paper and bound similarly thinner than this. A very rare Hercule Poirot to find in a collectable wrapper and rare to find without chipping - as with most of the copies advertised. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        First Publication of Raymond Chandler's Story "No Crime in the Mountains" in: Detective Story, September 1941

      New York: Street & Smith Publications, Inc., 1941 - First Edition, First Printing. New York: Street & Smith Publications, Inc., 1941. Vol. CLXII, No. 5. A near fine copy in like wrappers, showing just a little wear at the top of the spine, with creamy supple pages. Apart from Chandler's "Complete Novel", contents include Ethel Lina White's "She Faded Into Air" - Edward Ronns's "Drop Of Doom" - Dale Clark's "Lens Load Of Murder". Private eye John Evans from L.A is introduced to life and crime in Puma Point. Although he sees the larger connections in the Nazi counterfeiting scheme, more often than not is he flat out on the floor, lacks the necessary equipment - though he has and smokes a pipe - has his gun constantly taken from him, and just watches Sheriff Barron do his job: "I stood in the corner where I belonged." In another of Chandler's positioning remarks he has the Sheriff tell the other detective with the pipe - here a man with heavy, furled eyebrows, and a screwed-in cigar: "That will be all for now, Mr. Holmes." The Ur-The Lady in the Lake, here introduced with: "What better place for passing counterfeit money than a summer resort with a floating population?" And Chandler's last story for a long, long time. This item from our catalogue 9, which you can download at ygrbooks.ch. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        I WAKE UP SCREAMING

      Dodd, Mead & Company, New York 1941 - First Printing. Near Fine in a Near Fine, unclipped Second Printing dustjacket. Two small rubbed spots on the cloth at spine and rear panels, with a bit of faint even toning to the pastedowns and endpapers, else a sharp copy with an even red topstain. The jacket is an impressive example, the best we've seen for this title, with minute rubbing to the front corner tips and flapfold, some pinpoint rubbing at the spine ends, and three very small, unobtrusive surface scrapes at the spine panel. The $2.00 price is unclipped, with 'Second Printing' printed in red at the upper edge of the front flap. 'I Wake Up Screaming' was a major hit for Fisher, who until its publication was writing for pulp magazines and minor publishing houses. In addition to being a quintessential Hollywood novel, the book is a hard-hitting and desperately dark piece of crime fiction; Fisher, in fact, based the novel's corrupt detective on fellow crime novelist Cornell Woolrich. The book is seldom encountered in any sort of jacket, much less one this attractive, and while this is a Second Printing jacket, we predict you'll get over it. The last copy in the correct jacket sold at auction (2010) was a tape mended nightmare of a copy. A genuine rarity within the genre, and the basis for two films noir: the 1941 version directed by H. Bruce Humberstone, starring Victor Mature, Betty Grable, and Laird Cregar, and the 1953 remake entitled 'Vicki,' directed by Harry Horner and starring Elliott Reed and Jeanne Crain. A stunning copy of key film noir source book. (The Dark Page, 98). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Sea-Wolf

      Cleveland, Ohio: The Continental Lithographic Corporation, n.d. Shrink-wrapped and mounted (not laid down) on foam board. At one time folded in eights, folds barely noticeable, two thumb tack rust stain holes in upper margin, else fine. Overall size 40-7/8? x 26-7/8?. Lithograph printed in colour Movie poster for the 1941 Warner Brothers production of London?s grim tale. Directed by Michael Curitz this nautical film noir had an all-star cast headed by Edward G. Robinson as Wolf Larsen, John Garfield as George Leach and Ida Lupino as Ruth. Also featured were Alexander Knox, Barry Fitzgerald, Gene Lockhart and Howard da Silva. Previous versions of The Sea Wolf were made by: Bosworth, 1913; Paramount, 1920; PDC, 1925; and Fox, 1930. Remade as : Barricade (Warners, 1950): and Wolf Larsen (Allied Artists, 1958). Together with a complete set of eight lobby cards depicting scenes from the movie, (1947 re-release), with the original envelope (See illustration on back cover).

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        La Obra be los Jesuitas Mexicanos

      Antigua Libreria Robredo de Jose Porrua e Hijos, Mexico City 1941 - Two volumes, quartos (23 x 19 cm), pp xviii,518; [xx], 635, errata leaf; with numerous b/w photos hors de texte, and maps and drawings in text. Foundational work on the Jesuits in Mexico, incl. a complete register of the names of the fathers. (Never reprinted, though the print run was only 1000 copies, plus 50 on special paper and numbered: it seems to me that this set is one of those -- the paper is especially nice, esp. for Mexican imprints -- but it is not numbered.) Very nicely printed. Bound in black buckram with gilt titles, original wrappers bound in -- very attractive. Fine copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        THE JOKER.

      NEA Service, Inc., 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'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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        The Complete Works in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling. [Including: The Jungle Book, The Second Jungle Book, Kim, Wee Willie Winkie, Plain Tales from the Hills, Just So Stories, Captain Courageous, Rewards and Fairies, Stalky and Co., Puck of Pooks Hill, Rewards and Fairies, The Man Who Would be King, etc.]

      Doubleday: Doran and Company, Inc., 1941., 1941. The Burwash Edition. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION to 1010 sets of which this No 28, featuring the author's final revisions, published posthumously. (the equivalent English set was the Sussex Edition). Large 8vo. 28 volumes. A very fine set in its original publisher's dark red cloth with gilt to spines and gilt motif to uppers, top edges gilt; dark red end papers with author's monograms; in their unmarked original cream dust wrappers, titled and decorated in dark red to spines and uppers. A superb set, uncommon with dustwrapper, rare in such fine condition.

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        Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: The Record of a Journey Through Yugoslavia in 1937.

      Macmillan, London 1941 - First editions. Octavo, 2 volumes. Original green cloth with titles to the spine in gilt. Some usual offsetting to the endpapers to both volumes in very good to near fine dust jackets that show some toning to the spine. Volume One is inscribed and dated in 1965 by the author, volume two is signed and dated in 1965. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Part travelogue, part history, part love letter on a thousand-page scale, Rebecca West's Black Lamb and Grey Falcon is a genre-bending masterwork written in elegant prose. But what makes it so unlikely to be confused with any other book of history, politics, or culture--with, in fact, any other book--is its unashamed depth of feeling: think The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire crossed with Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. West visited Yugoslavia for the first time in 1936. What she saw there affected her so much that she had to return--partly, she writes, because it most resembled "the country I have always seen between sleeping and waking," and partly because "it was like picking up a strand of wool that would lead me out of a labyrinth in which, to my surprise, I had found myself immured." Black Lamb is the chronicle of her travels, but above all it is West following that strand of wool: through countless historical digressions; through winding narratives of battles, slavery, and assassinations; through Shakespeare and Augustine and into the very heart of human frailty. "A masterpiece . . . as astonishing in its range, in the subtlety and power of its judgment, as it is brilliant in expression" (The Times, London). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        [18 Photographs]: Still Life, Architecture, and Landscape, circa 1941-1966

      (Flagstaff and Phoenix, Arizona). (1941-1966). A collection of 18 black & white photographs (silver gelatin prints), ranging in size from approximately 10.5" x 10.5" to 15" x 19", by the Arizona based photographer Duane Martin. All are tipped onto artists boards, most are Signed and captioned in pencil. A near fine set that features many beautiful Arizona landscapes, still life compositions, and architectural prints. The landscapes were taken in the vicinity of Humphreys Peak and the Coconino Plateau between Flagstaff and the Grand Canyon. They include four winter scenes and two early prints of large trees along the bank of a lake, and alongside a country road, both strikingly reminiscent of Jean-Baptiste Corot. The still life prints include ceramic vessels and bottles, a Hummel figurine, and a journalist's desk top titled "Flash News". The architectural prints include one urban street scene, a "Lookout House" situated in a canyon, a Spanish style portico, and MIT's Greek revival building in Massachusetts. There are also two photographs of wooden boats, and a young girl at play. The collection also includes one additional 10.5" x 9.5" print of mountain spa in Czechoslovakia, and five certificates issued to Martin by the American Photographic Society of America. A fine representative collection of Martin's work spanning a twenty-five year period. .

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        THE WOMAN IN RED.

      London: Collins Crime Club, [1941]. - First edition. The Dark Page says, "Anthony Gilbert was born Lucy Beatrice Malleson in 1899 and was an English author of novels and short stories. Although her mother wanted her to be a schoolteacher, Ms. Malleson succeeded in fulfilling her own ambition and became a novelist. After seeing John Willard's play, THE CAT AND THE CANARY in 1922 she became thriller-concious, and in 1927 published her first mystery as Anthony Gilbert. For many years Gilbert's true identity was kept secret and most readers assumed that the author was a man." Some color fading to top edges of the cloth, else near fine in price-clipped, lightly professionally restored dust jacket at head of spine, and lightly sunned on the spine. Julia Ross secures employment through an employment agency with a wealthy widow, Mrs. Hughes, and goes to live at her house. Two days later, she awakens in a different house in different clothes and with a new identity. She is told she is the daughter-in-law of Mrs. Hughes and has suffered a nervous breakdown. She soon learns that the son of Mrs. Hughes, has murdered his wife, disposed of her body and, with the help of his mother, plans to pass Julia off as his wife. Eventually the plans are to kill Julia and pass her death off as suicide. Columbia Pictures in 1945 issued the movie MY NAME IS JULIA ROSS, that starred Nina Foch as Julia Ross, Dame May Whitty as Mrs. Hughes, George Macready as Ralph Hughes, Roland Vamo, Anita Sharp-Bolster, and Doris LLoyd. An exceptional copy of an American film noir title. THE DARK PAGE p.110, 111. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Siedlungsbereitschaft im Osten : Der Warthegau als Siedlungsraum

      Psychologisches Seminar der Reichsuniversität Posen [1941], Posen - 1/100. VII, [1], 124, [2]pp. Original printed wrappers. Race psychology study aimed to be an instrument for Nazi population planning in the Warthegau, a Nazi German Reichsgau formed from Polish territory annexed in 1939. It comprised the Greater Poland and adjacent areas. The author, Rudolf Hippius represented a particularly modern version of racial research in the Third Reich. He specialized in the "psychology of peoples" and developed his own method of "screening" populations and their racial make-up. He used interviews and associations tests to study the mentality of racial groups. This work is one of 100 copies, of which this is No.63. It contains many in-text, full-page and folding charts. Minor creasing at lower corner of front wrap. Very minor age-toning along paper margin. Text in German. Wrappers in overall good to good+, interior in good+ to very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        "Legende von den vier Frauen". Eigenh. Manuskript mit Namenszug im Titel und mit U.

      O. O., 27. II. 1941.. 38½ SS. auf 20 num. Doppelblatt. Kl.-4to.. Am Umschlag eine eh. Widmung für Dietrich Stübe [?], datiert Osnabrück, 4. März 1941. - Ein Buch mit diesem Titel erschien 1944 im Gerhard Stalling Verlag in Oldenburg. - Von den Nationalsozialisten mit Publikationsverbot belegt, war Bäte nach Kriegsende Kulturdezernent und Stadtarchivar in Osnabrück, zu dessen Geschichte er mehrere Arbeiten publizierte. 1953 war er neben Josef Winckler an der Neugründung der 1933 von der Reichsschrifttumskammer aufgelösten Schriftstellervereinigung "Die Kogge" beteiligt. "Die Behandlung idyllisch-kleinstädtischer Themen in seinen belletristischen Schriften trug ihm die Bezeichnung Spitzweg der Feder' ein" (DBE). - Papierbedingt etwas gebräunt und einige Bll. mit geringf. Randläsuren.

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        The Ox-Bow Incident

      New York: Random House, 1941. Advance Reading Copy. Advance Reading Copy. An advance copy of Clark's classic western novel that was made into a film directed by William A. Wellman and starred Henry Fonda and Dana Andrews. Very good in original pictorial wraps with wear and chipping to the edges. Slight spine slant. Front cover shows slight separation at the spine fold. Issued before the hardcover edition.

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        PASTIMES OF JAMES JOYCE

      Joyce Memorial Fund, New York 1941 - 305 x 229 mm (12 x 9"). [6] leaves. FIRST EDITION. ONE OF 100 COPIES SIGNED by the editors and illustrator (ours being copy #37; there were also 700 unsigned copies). Original blue-gray paper boards, facsimile of Joyce's signature on upper cover, flat spine. Frontispiece portrait of Joyce by Jo Davidson. With three pages of facsimile manuscript. Laid in at rear: an article from the 28 September 1961 edition of "The Listener" entitled "James Joyce: A First Impression" by James Stern. Slocum & Cahoon A-50. Half the length of each joint with thin crack, faint offsetting (from newspaper article?) to title page and frontispiece, otherwise especially clean and fresh inside and out. Produced as a memorial to Joyce and to raise funds for his family, this work contains two manuscript facsimiles: a Thanksgiving anecdote turned into a poem by Joyce, with an explanation by his friend Maria Jolas, and Joyce's scansion of Thomas Moore's poem "At the Mid Hour of the Night," with comments by Padraic Colum. With her husband Eugene, Maria Jolas (1893-1987) founded the avant-garde journal "Transition," where "Finnegans Wake" was first published as a series of "Works in Progress." She also corrected the proofs of Joyce's final novel, which must have been a daunting task. Irish writer Colum (1881-1972) was a leading figure in the Celtic Revival. The colophon indicates that our special version limited to 100 was sold originally for $5, five times the cost of an unsigned copy. FIRST EDITION. ONE OF 100 COPIES SIGNED by the editors and illustrator (ours being copy #37; there were also 700 unsigned copies) [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        MONSIEUR JOOS ( 1941 ) Rarissime Edition Originale Dédicacée du premier roman de Frédéric DARD

      - Lyon . Editions Lugdunum . 1941 . Edition originale ( Aprés 53 grands papiers ) .C'est le premier roman de Frédéric DARD , apres la publication d'un recueil de nouvelles en 1940 . Publié avec l'appui de Marcel GRANCHER qui dirige les Editions Lugdunum , Monsieur JOOS n'est tiré qu'à 4000 exemplaires en cette période de pénurie de papier . Malgré le " Prix Lugdunum " , les ventes de cet auteur inconnu ont probablement été faibles . Trés RARE dédicace lyonnaise , encore plus rare pour cette période [. cette histoire en " eau trouble " . ] . Le dos de l'ouvrage a été grignotté , en cette période de disette , avec petit manque angulaire sur quelques pages , sinon bon état . Voir photos . [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        SHENANDOAH

      1941 - SCHWARTZ, Delmore. SHENANDOAH. Norfolk, CT: New Directions, (1941). "Poet of the Month" series. First edition. This verse drama deals with a family's quarrel over the naming of a son, Shenandoah Fish, which is obviously analogous Schwartz's name, about which he was quite sensitive. Inscribed to the poet Theodore Morrison. "Ted, from Delmore, October 1941." Illustrated by Frederico Castellon. Printed by George Hornby at The Domesday Press, New York City. 28 pp. 8vo., plain paper wrappers, wire saddle stitch. In a dark blue dust jacket, illustrated on the upper wrapper in grey-blue. Internally clean and fine; however, the dust jacket is sunned at perimeters and on the lower panel, with some light edgewear. Inscribed copies by Schwartz are uncommon, and this is a very good copy, inscribed by him. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        What Makes Sammy Run?

      Random House, New York, 1941 - Octavo. Original two tone blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. Contents slightly browned, spine cocked and rather faded. Very good. First edition, first printing. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "For Paul & Sylvia - If I were the former I could think of something amusing. If the latter, something profound. Love and kisses Budd March 29, 1941". The recipients were Paul and Sylvia Jarrico. Paul Jarrico was a screenwriter in Hollywood. He had been a member of the Young Communist League in the 1930s and was to be one of the earliest blacklisted writers when he refused to testify before the House Committee on UnAmerican Activities in 1952. What Makes Sammy Run? is the author's best known work. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        The Countryman's Bedside Book

      London - Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1941 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A lovely illustrated book of nature The Countryman's Bedside Book was written andillustrated by D. J. Watkins-Pitchford. First edition. Denys James Watkins-Pitchford MBE (1905 - 1990) was a British naturalist, an illustrator and a children's author under the pseudonym BB. He won the 1942 Carnegie Medal for British children's books. His elder brother, Engel, died at the age of thirteen. Denys was himself considered to be delicate as a child, and because of this was educated at home, while his younger twin, Roger, was sent away to school. He spent a great deal of time on his own, wandering through the fields, and developed a love of the outdoors, which was to influence his writing. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and drawing; all these things were to influence his writing greatly. He wrote under the nom de plume of 'BB', a name based on the size of lead shot he used to shoot geese, but he maintained the use of his real name as that of the illustrator in all his books. He later illustrated books by other writers, and sold his own paintings locally. Condition: In original cloth binding with protective brodart wrap. Externally, in excellent condition with only minor wear to extremities and occasional marks. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained in places. Bright and generally clean but with slight scattered foxing to endpapers and the odd mark to pages. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        Les beaux draps.

      Nouvelles éditions françaises 1941 - - Nouvelles éditions françaises, Paris 1941, 12x18,5cm, relié. - Edition originale sur papier courant, fausse mention de trentième édition. Reliure en demi maroquin bordeaux, dos à cinq nerfs, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos insolé conservés, tête dorée, élégante reliure signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Photograph, signed To Beryl H. Levy

      n.p., april 11, 1941. 10 x 10 inches (Image). . Fine. Framed . Inscribed below on mount: "To Beryl H. Levy, with admiration and good wishes - Hugo L Black April, 11, 1941." With a TLS from Black tipped to the back of the frame, dated January 22, 1941, concerning Levy's book Our Constitution, and inviting him to visit A very interesting legal association. Levy (1929-1995) was a legal scholar and teacher whose speciality was oconstitutional law and the U.S. Supreme Court. He was also great admirer of, and expert on, the decisions of Justice Benjamin Cardozo, who served from 1932-1938. Black, nominated to the Supreme Court by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1937 to 1971. Cardozo and Black differed famously over the issue of whether the 14th Amendment "incorporated" the Bill of Rights and made it binding upon the states

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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.

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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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