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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]

      [Bookseller: Yves G. Rittener - YGRbookS]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: PLAZA BOOKS ABAA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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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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        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]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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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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        BE ANGRY AT THE SUN.

      New York: Random House, [1941]. - Cloth and marbled boards. Endsheets tanned at gutters and pastedowns from binder's glue, otherwise about fine, without the slipcase. First edition, limited issue. One of one hundred numbered copies printed on Strathmore Olde Laid paper at the Walpole Printing Office, specially bound and signed by the author.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature, ABAA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Sawtooth Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Phillip J. Pirages Rare Books (ABAA)]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company, inc.o ABAA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Notes pour comprendre le siècle.

      Gallimard 1941 - - Gallimard, Paris 1941, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 30 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, le nôtre un des 5 hors commerce lettrés, seuls grands papiers. Gardes très légèrement et marginalement ombrées, rare et bel exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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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]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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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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        ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: THE STORY OF HOW MORE THAN TWO THOUSAND MEN AND WOMEN HAVE RECOVERED FROM ALCHOLISM

      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]

      [Bookseller: Mr. Koreander Bookstore]
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        NUMBER 30664 BY NUMBER 31539. A SKETCH IN THE LIVES OF WILLIAM SIDNEY PORTER (O. HENRY) AND AL JENNINGS, THE BANDIT.

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

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

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

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

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

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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]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Howard University: The Capstone of Negro Education. A History: 1867-1940

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

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