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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. .

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

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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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      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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      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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        El picador. Corrida de toros.

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

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

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

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        Disney inscribes a photo of himself in Argentina on a horse, in full gaucho dress, to his frequent polo opponent Bill Branch

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

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

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

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        THE JOKER

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

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        Wien; Die Perle des Reiches [3-D]

      Raumbild - Verlag Otto Schönstein (1941), München - 4to. 126 pp. Cream cloth with Vienna code of arms stamped in red, black and gold on front cover. Gold lettering on cover, red and black lettering on spine. 100 b/w stereographs and a stereoscope resting in lowered pockets inside front- and rear boards. Index to stereographs in rear. Captivating 3D stereoscope book of early 1940s Vienna. Majority of photographs depict the city's architecture showing the Stephanskirche, Karlskirche, Peterskirche, Schottenkirche, Kapuzinerkirche, alte Universitätskirche, Parliament, Marie-Theresien-Platz, Liechtenstein-Palais, Heldenplatz, Michaelerplatz, Josefsplatz, Burggarten, Obere Belvedere, as well as memorials, museums, city hall, street scenery, city views, and others. Picture # 94 shows the entrance of the "Pratergelände der Wiener Messe" decorated with five large swastika banners, reminding the viewer that the work was published at a time when Austria was part of Hitler's Grossdeutschland. With a printed excerpt of Hitler's speech referring to Vienna as "a pearl," hence the title of the book. Hitler gave the speech on April 9, 1938, from the oriel of Vienna's city hall when he announed Austria's annexation into the Reich. Photographs by August Makart, Ellen Rörig, Fritz Wisberger, and Hans Schreiner. Text section interleaved with two full-page b/w photographic reproductions and eight color reproductions after art work by C. Postl, Rudolf v. Alt, Andreas Geiger, Moritz v. Schwind, Passini, and Igo Pötsch. Color plates mounted on gray card stock. Text in German, gothic script. Shelf wear. Some staining to front and back cover. Overall good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

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

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        Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Three Tenant Families

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

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        Swamp Water

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company. 1941. First. First edition. Corners very slightly bumped, and some offsetting to the front fly from a clipping, thus near fine in very good dustwrapper faded at the spine and with several very small nicks and tears. Nicely Inscribed by the author: "For my friends Frances and Joe Jones with regards, Vereen Bell. Nov 25 &#39;41." Bestselling first and only novel by the Georgia-born son of that state&#39;s Chief Justice. Basis for the 1941 film directed by Jean Renoir, and featuring Walter Brennan, Walter Huston, Anne Baxter, and Dana Andrews, and with appearances by John Carradine and Ward Bond. Also remade in 1952 by Jean Negulesco with Jean Peters, Jeffrey Hunter, Constance Smith, and Walter Brennan (this time in a different role). Bell was killed in 1944 while serving at sea during the war (the subject of the aforementioned clipping), and very few signed copies of this title appear. .

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

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        Alcoholics Anonymous

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

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

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        My Friend Flicka

      J.B. Lippincott, Philadelphia 1941 - First edition. A faint pencil name on the front fly, fine in an attractive, very good dustwrapper with small nicks and tears at the extremities, and very slight loss at the crown. The author's first book. Basis for the eponymous 1943 film directed by Harold D. Schuster, and featuring Roddy McDowall and Preston Foster. The first edition is exceptionally uncommon in jacket. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Transposed Heads: A Legend of India

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

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        Veterans and Other Poems

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

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

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

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

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

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        Sammlung von 68 Orig.-Fotos aus dem Zweiten Weltkrieg.

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

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        La colline inspirée.

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

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        La machine à écrire

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

      [Bookseller: Librairie Faustroll]
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        Make Way for Ducklings

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Michael Fagan Fine Art & Rare Books]
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        The Transposed Heads: A Legend of India

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

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Time Exposure

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

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Zur Kriegsweihnacht 1941.

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

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

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

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

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

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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