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        Fire and Ice

      New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1941. First edition. Hardcover. 214pp. Blue cloth. Octavo.[20.5 cm] Near fine/Near fine. Minor age toning to rear panel of jacket. Jacket's spine subtly faded. A few small nicks at the corners. Internally clean and nice. Signed by the author on the title page. One of the harder Stegner titles to find in this nice condition. Only 2500 were printed, and less than 2000 sold. Stegner's agents wrote on April 14, 1948 (seven years after publication) that "Wally Stegner says, with regret, that he cannot find any immediate use for 515 sets of sheets for Fire and Ice. I am afraid, therefore, that you will have to have them pulped." Colberg A5.

      [Bookseller: Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Deutsche Äpfel. Die Handelssorten. Ein Bildwerk. 2 Bände

      - Niemann & Moschinski, Hamburg, 1941. 5 Blatt/50 aufgezogene Tafeln/5 Blatt/54 aufgezogene Tafeln, mit je Texttafel. Jede Tafel ist durch Pergamentpapier geschützt. - Band I: Niederelbe/Band II: Norddeutschland. Unter Mitarbeit des Obstbauversuchsringes und der Bezirksabgabestelle York (Altes Land) -

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        Børnehjælpsdag 6 Maj 1941.

      Litografisk plakat trykt i farver af Egmont H. Petersen København. 83x62cm.. Med det originale tegnede udkast, 23x16 cm

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        The War Speeches - a full set of seven U.S. first editions in a custom leather preservation case Blood Sweat and Tears, The Unrelenting Struggle, The End of the Beginning, Onwards to Victory, The Dawn of Liberation, Victory, Secret Session Speeches

      New York; Boston: G.P. Putnam's Sons; Little, Brown and Company; Simon & Schuster, 1941. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine/Very good. Here is a collector-worthy, full jacketed set of all seven U.S. first edition, first printings of Churchill's War speeches, housed in a custom full leather preservation case. During his long public life, Winston Churchill played many roles worthy of note - member of Parliament for more than half a century, soldier and war correspondent, author of scores of books, ardent social reformer, combative cold warrior, Nobel Prize winner. But Churchill's preeminence as a historical figure owes most to his indispensable leadership during the Second World War, when his trenchant, soaring, and defiant rhetoric sustained his countrymen and inspired the free world. Of Churchill, Edward R. Murrow said: "He mobilized the English language and sent it into battle." Between 1941 and 1946, Churchill's war speeches were published in seven individual volumes in both British and U.S. editions. The U.S. first editions were generally published in smaller numbers and are considerably more scarce today than their British counterparts. Moreover, the first volume, "Blood Sweat and Tears" is one of the few Churchill first editions for which the U.S. edition bears a different title than the British (it was published in England as "Into Battle"). Collectors will note that the U.S. editions varied significantly across the seven volumes, unlike the British first editions, which were all issued by the same publisher, were universal in height and binding, and featured uniform style to the dust jackets, which varied only in color scheme. The first U.S. volume was published by G.P. Putnam's Sons and bound in the same size and blue cloth as their other 1930s editions of Churchill's works (Great Contemporaries, While England Slept, and Step By Step). Volumes 2-6 were published by Little, Brown and Company. Each of these five volumes was bound in red cloth with a black and red dust jacket, but the volumes vary considerably in height with volumes 4-6 smaller, wartime material rationing cited as the reason on the Volume 5 dust jacket flap. The final volume was published by Simon and Schuster in an entirely different size, binding, and dust jacket style. Here are all seven first editions, all fine or near-fine, in dust jackets ranging from near-fine to very good. All seven bindings are bright, clean, and square with sharp corners and virtually no wear. All contents are clean, bright, and tight with most feeling unread. The only spotting we find in the set is limited to the page edges of volumes 3, 4 & 6. The sole previous ownership mark in the set is the ink stamp of a private Connecticut boarding school on the Volume 7 ffep. All seven dust jackets are unclipped, still bearing the original front flap prices. Of note, The Blood Sweat and Tears dust jacket is an unusually complete true first trade edition (not the look-alike Book-of-the-Month Club edition), with unfaded red and blue spine print. The dust jackets for volumes 2-6 proved quite susceptible to scuffing and wear, as well as fading of the red spine title boxes. Here these five jackets all retain bright red spine panels. Wear and chipping for these five jackets is quite modest, mostly confined to spine ends. All seven dust jackets are protected in removable, archival quality clear covers. The preservation case was commissioned by us in full red leather with a fold open lid and front and a black leather label stamped in gold. Please be aware that this set may require additional postage. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A142.3.a, A172.2.a, A183.2.a, A194.2, A214.2.a, A223.2, A227.1; Woods/ICS A66(b.1), A89(b.1), A94(b.1), A101(b.1), A107(b), A112(b), A114(a); Langworth pages 207, 214, 220, 224, 229, 235, 248

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        [The War speeches and the post-War speeches, comprising:]

      London: Cassell and Company Ltd.,, 1941–61. Into Battle; The Unrelenting Struggle; The End of the Beginning; Onwards to Victory; The Dawn of Liberation; Victory; Secret Session Speeches; The Sinews of Peace; Europe United; In the Balance; Stemming the Tide, The Unwritten Alliance. 12 individually issued works, octavo. Recent burgundy morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt, rule to boards gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt edges. The War Speeches illustrated with frontispieces in first five volumes, 36 other plates in all. Some occasional light foxing, an excellent set in handsome bindings. First editions, first impressions.

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        The War Speeches - a full set of seven U.S. first editions in a custom leather preservation case Blood Sweat and Tears, The Unrelenting Struggle, The End of the Beginning, Onwards to Victory, The Dawn of Liberation, Victory, Secret Session Speeches

      New York; Boston: G.P. Putnam's Sons; Little, Brown and Company; Simon & Schuster, 1941. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine/Very good. Here is a collector-worthy, full jacketed set of all seven U.S. first edition, first printings of Churchill's War speeches, housed in a custom full leather preservation case. During his long public life, Winston Churchill played many roles worthy of note - member of Parliament for more than half a century, soldier and war correspondent, author of scores of books, ardent social reformer, combative cold warrior, Nobel Prize winner. But Churchill's preeminence as a historical figure owes most to his indispensable leadership during the Second World War, when his trenchant, soaring, and defiant rhetoric sustained his countrymen and inspired the free world. Of Churchill, Edward R. Murrow said: "He mobilized the English language and sent it into battle." Between 1941 and 1946, Churchill's war speeches were published in seven individual volumes in both British and U.S. editions. The U.S. first editions were generally published in smaller numbers and are considerably more scarce today than their British counterparts. Moreover, the first volume, "Blood Sweat and Tears" is one of the few Churchill first editions for which the U.S. edition bears a different title than the British (it was published in England as "Into Battle"). Collectors will note that the U.S. editions varied significantly across the seven volumes, unlike the British first editions, which were all issued by the same publisher, were universal in height and binding, and featured uniform style to the dust jackets, which varied only in color scheme. The first U.S. volume was published by G.P. Putnam's Sons and bound in the same size and blue cloth as their other 1930s editions of Churchill's works (Great Contemporaries, While England Slept, and Step By Step). Volumes 2-6 were published by Little, Brown and Company. Each of these five volumes was bound in red cloth with a black and red dust jacket, but the volumes vary considerably in height with volumes 4-6 smaller, wartime material rationing cited as the reason on the Volume 5 dust jacket flap. The final volume was published by Simon and Schuster in an entirely different size, binding, and dust jacket style. Here are all seven first editions, all fine or near-fine, in dust jackets ranging from near-fine to very good. All seven bindings are bright, clean, and square with sharp corners and virtually no wear. All contents are clean, bright, and tight with most feeling unread. The only spotting we find in the set is limited to the page edges of volumes 3, 4 & 6. The sole previous ownership mark in the set is the ink stamp of a private Connecticut boarding school on the Volume 7 ffep. All seven dust jackets are unclipped, still bearing the original front flap prices. Of note, The Blood Sweat and Tears dust jacket is an unusually complete true first trade edition (not the look-alike Book-of-the-Month Club edition), with unfaded red and blue spine print. The dust jackets for volumes 2-6 proved quite susceptible to scuffing and wear, as well as fading of the red spine title boxes. Here these five jackets all retain bright red spine panels. Wear and chipping for these five jackets is quite modest, mostly confined to spine ends. All seven dust jackets are protected in removable, archival quality clear covers. The preservation case was commissioned by us in full red leather with a fold open lid and front and a black leather label stamped in gold. Please be aware that this set may require additional postage. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A142.3.a, A172.2.a, A183.2.a, A194.2, A214.2.a, A223.2, A227.1; Woods/ICS A66(b.1), A89(b.1), A94(b.1), A101(b.1), A107(b), A112(b), A114(a); Langworth pages 207, 214, 220, 224, 229, 235, 248&

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        A Naturalist in Canada

      Toronto: Macmillan, 1941 Toronto: Macmillan, 1941. (RUNGIUS, CARL) First edition. 8vo. Illustrated from photographs by the author; half-tone frontispiece from a painting by Carl Rungius. Green cloth, spine a bit faded, else fine; with the bookplates of William Nicholas Beach and Samuel B. Webb . Inscribed on the flyleaf: "To Marie Beach/with best wishes!/Carl Rungius/Banff, Aug. 15th 1941."

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        Log of the President's inspection trip and cruise on board the USS Potomac 19 March - 1 April 1941

      [privately printed "n.p., n.d.": [privately printed. 1941]. "Only edition, 4to, pp. [8], 20; photographic frontispiece; original blue printed wrappers with crossed fishing-poles; saddle-stitch binding; slight shadow on front cover, else near fine. Inscribed ""For C[hief] B[oatswain's] M[ate] W.A. Bartos USN, from Franklin D. Roosevelt."" ""Having had a desire for some time to get away from Washington for a few days of restful diversion, including some hoped for fishing in southern waters, the President had previously instructed Captain Callaghan, his Naval Aide, to have the Potomac available at Port Everglades, Florida, for a projected cruise to the Bahamas."" A working vacation affording the President fine fishing opportunities along the coast of Florida and the Bahamas. The President on the first day alone caught a tuna, a skipjack, and a mackerel. Bartos, to whom the book is inscribed, was an enlisted sailor attached to the President's party. Also attached to the President's party were the Attorney General, Robert H. Jackson; Harold Ickes, the Secretary of the Interior; and a young William J. McNamara. Included with the pamphlet are two 10"" x 7½"" photographs of Bartos sporting his rod and reel. Not in the Carmichael Catalogue and not otherwise located bibliographically."

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        Ver y palpar ( 1923 - 1933 ). 1ª edición

      Ercilla, Santiago de Chile 1941 - cartulina con lomera con pequeñas pérdidas en los extremos, interior bien conservado . . 132 págs.

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        The War Speeches: full set of 7 Canadian first editions: Blood Sweat and Tears, The Unrelenting Struggle, The End of the Beginning, Onwards to Victory, The Dawn of Liberation, Victory, Secret Session Speeches

      Toronto: McClelland & Stewart Limited, 1941. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very good. Here is a full set of Canadian first editions of Churchill's war speeches - the soaring and defiant oratory that sustained his countrymen and inspired the free world during the greatest war the world has ever known. Of Churchill, Edward R. Murrow said: "He mobilized the English language and sent it into battle." Between 1941 and 1946, Churchill's war speeches were published in seven individual volumes. The Canadian editions of Churchill's war speeches were published by McClelland and Stewart, Toronto. None of the Canadian first editions was reprinted and they are far more scarce than British or U.S. first editions. This set contains all very good+ or better volumes in very good or better dust jackets. All of the volumes have clean, bright, and tight contents with no internal spotting and no inscriptions. The only trace of spotting is confined to the fore edge of The End of the Beginning. Chipping to the dust jackets is minor, with the worst at the head of the spine The Dawn of Liberation to a maximum depth of 3/8 inch. Blood Sweat and Tears has some chipping and tape reinforcement, but compensates with an unusually clean and totally unfaded spine. Also, Blood Sweat and Tears is the correct first edition, not the more common second Canadian edition that added several speeches. Overall a very nice collection of this scarce set. All dust jackets are protected in removable, archival quality clear covers. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A142.2, A172.3, A183.3, A194.3, A214.3, A223.3, A227.3; Woods/ICS A66(c.1), A89(c), A94(c), A101(c), A112(c), A114(c); Langworth pages 206, 215, 220, 225, 230, 235, 251

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        Poirot Investigates

      London: John Lane, The Bodley Head,, 1941. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. Ends of spine slightly rubbed. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with a few small nicks and short splits and toned spine panel. A later printing in the attractive 1940s pictorial dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Log of the President's inspection trip and cruise on board the USS Potomac 19 March - 1 April 1941

      "n.p., n.d.": [privately printed. 1941]. "Only edition, 4to, pp. [8], 20; photographic frontispiece; original blue printed wrappers with crossed fishing-poles; saddle-stitch binding; slight shadow on front cover, else near fine. & & Inscribed ""For C[hief] B[oatswain's] M[ate] W.A. Bartos USN, from Franklin D. Roosevelt."" ""Having had a desire for some time to get away from Washington for a few days of restful diversion, including some hoped for fishing in southern waters, the President had previously instructed Captain Callaghan, his Naval Aide, to have the Potomac available at Port Everglades, Florida, for a projected cruise to the Bahamas."" & & A working vacation affording the President fine fishing opportunities along the coast of Florida and the Bahamas. The President on the first day alone caught a tuna, a skipjack, and a mackerel. & & Bartos, to whom the book is inscribed, was an enlisted sailor attached to the President's party. Also attached to the President's party were the Attorney General, Robert H. Jackson; Harold Ickes, the Secretary of the Interior; and a young William J. McNamara. & & Included with the pamphlet are two 10"" x 7½"" photographs of Bartos sporting his rod and reel. & & Not in the Carmichael Catalogue and not otherwise located bibliographically."

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        The World Crisis, full set of 6 British editions, mixed printings

      London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, and Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 1941. Hardcover. Very good. This is a full, mixed printing set of The World Crisis, comprising Thornton Butterworth volumes issued in 1927 and Macmillan & Co. volumes issued in 1941. The British first edition of Churchill's history of The First World War was originally published by Thornton Butterworth as six individual books between 1923 and 1931. Of The World Crisis, Churchill bibliographer Frederick Woods wrote: "The volumes contain some of Churchill's finest writing, weaving the many threads together with majestic ease, describing the massive battles in terms which fitly combine relish of the literary challenge with an awareness of the sombre tragedy of the events." Churchill was in a unique position to write this history, having served both in the Cabinet and on the front; Churchill was First Lord of the Admiralty until 1915 and then, after bearing blame for the Dardanelles tragedy, served as a lieutenant colonel leading a battalion in the trenches. Many consider the British edition, with its larger volumes and shoulder notes summarizing the subject of each page, aesthetically superior to the U.S. Here is a full set of British mixed printings. The first four volumes, covering the war years 1911-1918, are all 1927 printings of the British first edition. 1911-1914 is the first edition, seventh printing. 1915 is the first edition, fifth printing. 1916-1918 Part 1 is first edition, second printing. 1916-1918 Part 2 is first edition, fourth printing. The final two volumes - The Aftermath and The Unknown War - are first edition look-alikes issued by Macmillan, which acquired the rights to several Churchill books after Thornton Butterworth went under in 1940. In 1941, Macmillan issued both The Aftermath and The Unknown War from British first edition plates. The Unknown War is a quite scarce and collectable edition in its own right; Macmillan issued a single impression of just 600 copies. Both volumes are similar to their British first edition counterparts and so serve as substitutes when assembling a set. Overall condition of this set is very good. All six volumes retain clean and tight original navy cloth bindings with bright spine gilt and quite respectable shelf presentation, with varying degrees of light wear, mostly confined to extremities. The 1911-1914 and 1915 volumes are notable for exceptionally bright and clean bindings, the 1911-1914 volume bearing transfer browning on the endpapers consistent with dust jacket flaps, indicating that it was likely long protected by its original dust jacket, now lost. The contents of all six volumes are internally bright. The sole previous ownership marks in the set are a wartime gift inscription (dated 1945) on the ffep of The Aftermath and a small London bookseller sticker affixed to the front pastedown of the same volume. Spotting appears confined to the page edges of the first five books with the exception of 1916-1918 Part 1, which shows intermittent internal spotting as well. The scarcest volume in the set - the Macmillan issue of The Unknown War, is a very good copy. The binding is square and tight with bright spine gilt, minor wear at extremities, slight wrinkling of the spine cloth, and slight mottling of the cloth at the bottom edge of the front cover. The contents of The Unknown War show no spotting and no previous ownership marks of any kind, with age-toning of the page edges. Please note that this large set may require additional postage. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A69.2(I).i, A69.2(II).e, A69.2(III-1).b, A69.2(III-2).d, A69.12.a, A69.13; Woods/ICS A31(ab), A31(g) & A31(h), Langworth p.105, 122 & 123.

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        The Colossus of Maroussi

      San Francisco: Colt Press. (1941). First. First edition. A small owner's label, and offsetting to several blank leaves, else near fine in near fine dustwrapper with modest soiling and a little darkening to the white portions of the spine. Advance Review Copy with a four-page mimeographed autobiographical statement by Miller laid in, and very scarce thus. .

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        Dersu the Trapper

      New York: E.P. Dutton. 1941. First. First American edition. Translated from the Russian by Malcolm Burr. Fine in an attractive, very good dustwrapper with some soiling, and a modest chip at the foot of the spine. Basis for 1975 Akira Kurosawa-directed film Dersu Uzala, filmed in Russia and winner of the Best Foreign Film Academy Award. .

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        Safawid Rugs and Textiles: The Collection of the Shrine of Imam Ali at Al-Najaf

      New York: Columbia University Press. Very Good in Fair dustjacket; 9 x 12 Hardback in Very Good condition. . Pages, including plates, are bright and clean. Slipcase is present but . damaged and in fair condition.. 1941. Hardcover. Illustrated by 39 black and white; GWO 1938. Catalog of these Persian rugs and textiles in this sacred Shia shrine. This copy is the original 1941 edition with the original green buckram cloth binding and gilt-lettered spine. ; 3; 130 pp. .

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        The World Crisis 1911-1918, INSCRIBED and dated by Churchill on 10 Downing Street stationery

      London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 1941. Hardcover. Fine/Very good. This jacketed first abridged and revised Macmillan edition of The World Crisis is inscribed by Churchill on Downing Street stationery and dated "Easter 1942". Early 1942 was a low point of the war, full of challenges, compromises, and disappointments, both military and political, across the globe for the British. Easter weekend 1942 saw terrible losses of aircraft, ships, and men to the Japanese, with the day after Easter seeing Japanese forces land in the Solomon Islands and bombing British India for the first time. For obvious reasons, inscribed books from this time are scarce. This book was almost certainly a gift for someone Churchill knew personally. The stationary bearing the inscription is affixed to the front pastedown. The stationary is printed with the Prime Minister's seal on the upper right and "10 Downing Street, Whitehall." on the upper left. The inscription is typed "Inscribed for Mr. J.W.R. Hill by" with Churchill's signature in black ink appearing directly below. Below Churchill's signature is typed "Easter 1942". We are informed that J.W.R. Hill was Joseph William Roland Hill (1905-1977), who apparently served as film projectionist for Churchill at Chequers, the Prime Minister's country residence, which Churchill frequented during the war, and where Churchill enjoyed films in the "Long Gallery". Churchill was at Chequers in late March and early April 1942. We have no definitive evidence of Mr. Hill's presence at Chequers at that time. Nonetheless, being able to definitively place Churchill at Chequers at the time is strong corroboration. Mr. Hill's association with Churchill is further corroborated by another book inscribed to him by Churchill dated "Christmas 1942". Moreover, the inscription stands on its own merits as an outstanding, dated wartime inscription on official stationery. In early 1942, the setbacks faced by Churchill during the first world war when he served in the War Cabinet and on the Front must have been on his mind, as he now faced the Second World War from the position of high command and ultimate responsibility. This abridged and revised volume of The World Crisis is not simply an abridgement, but an important edition in its own right; Churchill made significant revisions and added a new introduction and an entire new chapter on the Battle of the Marne. Macmillan acquired the rights to several Churchill books after Thornton Butterworth went under in 1940. Thus this edition - the first printing of the Macmillan edition produced using the original Thornton Butterworth first edition plates. We are pleased that the condition of this book befits the inscription it bears. This copy is in fine condition in a very good+ dust jacket. The blue cloth binding is clean, tight, and square with sharp corners, bright spine gilt, and virtually no wear. The contents are likewise bright and clean with no spotting and no inscriptions apart from that of the author. Even the text block edges remain clean. The dust jacket is unclipped and highly complete, with just fractional losses at the corners and spine ends. The spine is lightly soiled, but the red title lettering remains vivid and unfaded. The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A69.14.a, Woods/ICS A31(bd.1), Langworth p.116

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        A Northern Christmas Being the Story of a Peaceful Christmas in the Remote and Peaceful Wilderness of an Alaskan Island

      New York: American Artists Group, [1941] - Book Number One in the series of the American Artists Group Gift Books, inscribed by Kent on the flyleaf to his friends, Jessie and Norman Barr: "To Jessie and Norman [pen-and-ink drawing of a bar] "[pen-and-ink drawing of candlelight] for a Merry Christmas "[drawing of V - for Victory] for a Happy New Year "from the Kents "1941" Norman Barr (1908-1992) was an artist and friend of the Rockwell Kents Most of this appeared in "Wilderness". 12mo. Illustrated by Rockwell Kent. Original decorated paper boards, slightly darkened at edges, else fine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Das trostreiche Antlitz. Gedichte.

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

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        Log of the President's inspection trip and cruise on board the USS Potomac 19 March - 1 April 1941

      [privately printed, n.p., n.d. 1941 - Only edition, 4to, pp. [8], 20; photographic frontispiece; original blue printed wrappers with crossed fishing-poles; saddle-stitch binding; slight shadow on front cover, else near fine. Inscribed "For C[hief] B[oatswain's] M[ate] W.A. Bartos USN, from Franklin D. Roosevelt." "Having had a desire for some time to get away from Washington for a few days of restful diversion, including some hoped for fishing in southern waters, the President had previously instructed Captain Callaghan, his Naval Aide, to have the Potomac available at Port Everglades, Florida, for a projected cruise to the Bahamas." A working vacation affording the President fine fishing opportunities along the coast of Florida and the Bahamas. The President on the first day alone caught a tuna, a skipjack, and a mackerel. Bartos, to whom the book is inscribed, was an enlisted sailor attached to the President's party. Also attached to the President's party were the Attorney General, Robert H. Jackson; Harold Ickes, the Secretary of the Interior; and a young William J. McNamara. Included with the pamphlet are two 10" x 7½" photographs of Bartos sporting his rod and reel. Not in the Carmichael Catalogue and not otherwise located bibliographically. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        As For Me and My House

      New York: Reynal & Hitchcock 1941, 1st Edition. () 296pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Octavo. Grey cloth with maroon lettering on spine and front cover. Light bumping to spine, corners and ends of spine. Some fading to boards and spine. Back board has some light black spotting / streaks. Light discolouration to endpapers. Clean, tight text block with maroon top edge and roughly trimmed long outer edge. A few light finger print stains within text. In dust jacket, not price clipped- Lightly rubbed with some mild creasing and wear to the edges. The back cover of the jacket is lightly soiled with a light stain on the top edge. There has been a small amount of professional restoration done to jacket. A very nice copy. James Sinclair Ross, CM (January 22, 1908 - February 29, 1996) was a Canadian banker and author, best known for his fiction about life in the Canadian prairies. Set during the Great Depression in the fictional mid-western prairie town of Horizon (the precise location of Horizon is not provided, and could conceivably be in either Canada or the United States), it deals with the experiences of a minister's wife, her husband and their struggles and hardships. Canadian Author . .

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        Percy Wallingford and Mr. Pidger.

      Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1941 - Octavo. Original cream wrappers printed in black. Wrappers a little marked and rubbed. Very good. First edition, first impression. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the half title leaf. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Out at the Soldiers' Home

      Appleton-Century, 1941, 1st . Hardcover . VG-/VG-. Spine cocked; trace of shelfwear; bottom corner bumped. DJ w/ some rubbing/edgewear/chips; 1/2in chip top rear; couple faint stains on spine; in new Brodart protector. Illustrated with B&W drawings by Edward Caswell.

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        Deutsche Äpfel. Ein Bildwerk. Die Handelssorten: Band I: Niederelbe. Band II: Norddeutschland. Mit Vorwort. 2 Bände.

      Hamburg: Verlag Niemann & Moschinski, 1941. - FL6404 Beide Bände: 50 + 54 Blatt mit Fachtexten und jeweils gegenübergestellt: 50 + 54 Tafeln mit montierten Farbbildern der Äpfel (12 x 9,5 cm). OHalbleinenbände. 16,5 x 12,5 cm. Ausgeschiedene Bibliotheks - Exemplare mit Stempel und Signatur auf Titelblatt. Die Einbände mit geringen Gebrauchsspuren. Innen richtig gut erhalten. 520

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Carl Wegner]
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        Fire and Ice

      Duell Sloan and Pearce New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1941. First edition. Hardcover. 214pp. Octavo [22 cm] Blue cloth. Good/Very good. Jacket corners chipped with losses (more so at the head and foot of the spine) A few minor creases to head of jacket. Gentle rubbing to corners of boards. Signed by the author on the title page. One of the hardest to find Stegner titles. Only 2500 were printed, and less than 2000 sold. Colberg states that more than 500 sets of sheets of 'Fire and Ice' were pulped. Early Stegner work that follows the protagonist Paul Condon through his flirtations with communism. Colberg A5.

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        Solomon's Vineyard

      London, Methuen. 1941, 1941. First UK Edition. 218pp. Pale blue cloth titled in black to spine. Some minor wear. In a bright dust-wrapper, slightly soiled (naturally), mostly complete with two patches of loss to spine ends; the top section just barely clipping the title, and the bottom section affecting the imprint. Pinhole loss to mid left of spine panel. Internally clean. Insanely rare, suppressed in the US (because of all the sex), printed unexpurgated in the UK (because of all the sex; we were being bombed at the time and needed the distraction), finally printed in bowdlerised, sanitised form in the US under the title 'The Fifth Grave' which Latimer himself thought was a better title. Hard boiled barely begins to cover it; there's a mystery here alright, but it's buried in a vivid storm of violence, sado-masochistic sex, drinking, what we would now consider to be casual sexism and racism and a weird kind of gonzo edginess that marks it out with a vengeance from its Black Mask contemporaries.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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        This Above All

      London: Cassell & Co., Limited,, 1941. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine in dark blue. With the dust jacket. A few tiny spots to boards, light spotting to edges of contents and endpapers. An excellent copy in the jacket that is lightly rubbed along the edges with a few nicks and short splits. First edition, first impression. This Second World War novel about a British soldier's crisis of conscience was adapted into an Academy Award winning film in 1942.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE BLACK STALLION (1st Printing Inscribed By the Author in Original 1st Printing DJ)

      New York: Random House, 1941. Farley, Walter. THE BLACK STALLION. New York: Random House, 1941. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING (so stated). A Very Good copy (finger-soiling, spine slightly darkened, edges dusty) in the original publisher's decorated cloth which has received expert restoration to its spine tips and corners. It has been married to a Good To Very Good ORIGINAL PRICED FIRST PRINTING DUST JACKET with the following first printing points: five titles on the rear panel (Skycruiser, Shadow Over Winding Ranch, Keepers Of Elephant Valley, Smoke Eater, Sou'wester Victorious) with the rear flap showing a blurb for XYD and The Soap Box Derby and the front flap with a $2.00 price, a description of The Black Stallion, and "120-160" in parentheses on the bottom. The Dust Jacket is spine-faded and has some chips, stains, and creases. More anomalous, it has been trimmed a half-inch by the publisher and "Random House" has not been stamped on the spine. It's our conjecture that a number of first printing DJs were cut down by the publisher in preparation to fit war-time smaller format editions. But the missing imprint on the otherwise normal spine panel background suggests to us a trial or proof dust jacket. Because the Dust Jacket is so stunningly rare (we've only seen or heard of six or so in the last twenty years), it's hard to know the full tale but there is no doubt that this Dust Jacket is from the rare first printing. Far more importantly, this copy is ONE OF ONLY TWO SIGNED FIRST PRINTING COPIES KNOWN TO US (the other still residing with the author's heirs). "To Delores -/ My very extra-special/ girl friend./ Love,/ Walter/ Sept. 3rd 1940]/ P.S. Let your sister Sue, and/your mother and your dad/take a "peek" at the Black, too, / won't you?" THE BLACK STALLION along with the other 21 books in the Black Stallion series published between 1941-1983 have sold tens of millions of copies over the last seven decades. The fine 1979 film adaptation of THE BLACK STALLION won several Oscar nominations. This is a chance to acquire THE copy of the enduring book which gave birth to what the New York Times called "the most famous fictional horse of the [20th] century." Housed in a beautiful custom matching black-and-red slipcase. . Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good or Better. Illus. by Keith Ward.

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        Signal. Edizione italo - tedesca.

      Subject: (Riviste - 2a guerra mondiale). Berlin, Deutscher Verlag, 1941, A. II, n. 15/24 + 1942, A. III, n. 1/24 (annata completa) + 1943, A. IV, n. 1/23 (mancano i n. 19 e 20). Testo in italiano e tedesco. 55 fascicoli.

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        BEFORE LIFE BEGAN, 1883-1923

      Cleveland: The Rowfant Club, 1941. vellum spine, hand-deocrated paper-covered boards, slipcase with paper label on spine. 19829|20430|23257|33146/SH. Papermaking. 8vo. vellum spine, hand-deocrated paper-covered boards, slipcase with paper label on spine. (viii), 216 pages. Limited to 219 numbered copies signed by the designer, Bruce Rogers. Printed by A. Colish on handmade paper by Dard Hunter and including two watermarked sheets which serve as a quasi frontispiece, one with his name and the other with his portrait. Has handmade paper covers decorated by Vernoica Ruzicka. The text consists of autobiographical sketches by Hunter. Small owner's label in corner of back pastedown. Well preserved copy.

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        Poesias

      São Paulo : Livraria Martins Editora 1941 - ~ Último livro de poesia publicado em vida do autor. ~ Com dedicatória autógrafa de Mario de Andrade ao literato português José Osório de Oliveira (autor de uma História da Literatura Brasileira e grande amigo do poeta) e a sua esposa Raquel Bastos, também escritora. Osório de Oliveira, por sua vez, dedica o livro ao poeta Ruy Cinatti ~ No verso da contracapa e última página em branco, alguém bosquejou a lápis um poema de que damos fiel transcrição dos primeiros versos: Quando era cabo soldado / e andava ao deus-dará / Catrapiscou minha Maria / Gloria ainda queria / etc. ~ Dedicatória autógrafa do autor ~ Meia francesa pele, título e florões a ouro na lombada, conserva as capas da brochura ~ 285p ~ 21x15x3cm. ~ Muito Bom estado ~ LANGUAGE: Português / Additional images available/ [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lirolay]
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        Harlem as Seen by Hirschfeld.

      The Hyperion Press,, New York: 1941 - First edtion, limited to 1000 copies. 18 x 14 inches. Illustrated linen. Some light foxing throughout, mostly to outer edges of pages and effecting a small percentage of plates; boards lightly soiled, slightly more so to rear panel, respined with original backstrip laid down. Despirte flaws, a copy beautifully restored by Glenn Fukunaga and in a custom slipcase with leather label. Presents beautifully! Inscribed by Al Hirschfeld; "To Joe Culliton with all best wishes, Hirschfeld, 2/28/94." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        little town on the prairie

      harper and brothers, 1941-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1941. First Edition, First Printing, with statement of First Edition on the copyright page and proper codes of 11-1 above first edition statement, and K-Q below. In original dust jacket with price of $2.00 intact. In Near Fine condition, in a Very Good dust jacket. Clean text. Sound binding. Well preserved cloth with several small, faint tide spots to the front cloth, and light soiling to the rear cloth. Light tanning to the spine. The dust jacket shows light edge wear, chipping, rubbing and light soiling. A lovely copy overall, rare in dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        Pictorial Map of the Republic of Panama with the Canal Zone. Designed and copyrighted by Clark Teegarden and John F. Herman

      Seattle.: Clark Teegarden and John F. Herman.. No date. Ca. 1940s.. Color pictorial / pictographic map / poster, mounted on linen, image 29 x 46 inches on sheet 31 x 48 inches. Creasing and repaired tears minimised by linen mounting, light toning to margins, damp stain at lower left corner just to image edge (stained after linen mounting) still good, bright condition. Two insets: "Canal Zone and Vicinity" and "Panama The Crossroads of the World". Rich coloring, striking flag border, a particularly sophisticated example of a pictorial map. "'With a partner in the 1940s he (Clark Teegarden) designed pictorial maps that in their era were quite popular, a Washington state map and a Panama Canal Map, the major reflections of his talent for painting,' said his son, John Teegarden of Seattle. 'They're neat because they have little illustrations for places in the state and in Panama. The Panama Map in particular was quite a success, and they got royalties. There were so many service and Canal Zone personnel there, and it was kind of a souvenir.'" (from Teegarden's obituary in the Seattle Times). The pictographs highlight the animal life and characteristics of the area, including "the annual Zebra Swallowtail migration across Panama...," "old Indian gold mines," "the waters of Panama (Indian word meaning abundance of fish) are a mecca for game fishermen." The white sails of the yachts in the right foreground are used for charts of Weather Comparison, History Briefs (with information to July 9, 1941), and the Legend which includes such as Railroads, present locks and new third locks. .

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        The Peacock Fan

      New York: E.P. Dutton & co., inc, 1941-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1941. 316 pp. (Stated "First edition" on copyright page. Precedes the British edition.) Near Fine condition hardcover in Good+ dust jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. Typical offsetting to endpapers. Jacket presents better than it sounds: missing chips at extremities with creasing, closed tear near foot, some rubbing, soiling and staining, as well. Yellowed tape on verso. Price intact ($2.50). Scarce in any condition, let alone in jacket.Another deeply weird Keeler mystery. Biographical note about the author on rear flap.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        Martha Graham. Sixteen Dances in Photographs

      New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1941. Quarto. Original grey cloth, titles to upper board and spine in red. With the dust jacket. Numerous black and white photographs in the text throughout. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper. Some light stains to joints and bottom edge of covers, endpapers faintly toned. An excellent copy in the marked dust jacket, with chips to extremities and a large piece missing from rear panel. First edition, first printing. Signed by Martha Graham on the front free endpaper.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Mildred Pierce

      Alfred A. Knopf 1941 - Near fine in a very good dust jacket. First Edition stated on the copyright page, very slightly leaning, at front and rear paste-downs some wear, tiny bookstore sticker at bottom of rear paste-down. Dust jacket has some chipping and rubbed edges. Obvious wear on the front cover has worn away a portion of the graphics at top. Price clipped. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        Think and Grow Rich!

      THE RALSTON SOCIETY, MERIDEN, CONN 1941 - Signed by Author on fep: "To Mrs.Lewis.with Best Wishes.Napoleon Hill, 1944";in protectective mylar cover; small tears on top/bottom of dj otherwise in good condition; slightly browning pages;rubbed spine and corners of dj; slight foxing along edges of dj.general wear and rubbed cover. DATE PUBLISHED: 1941 EDITION: 381 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Princeton Antiques Bookshop]
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        Make Way for Ducklings

      Viking Juvenile, 1941-01-01. First Edition, Third Printing. Hardcover. Good. Signed. New York: Viking Press, 1942: First Edition, Third Printing. Signed by the author on the title page. In Good condition, with signs of use and age. Wear to the cloth. Pages show age toning and light occasional smudging and spotting. Offsetting from binders glue on paste downs. Previous owner name and address to front free end paper. Corners are heavily bumped; fraying and staining to cloth.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        Spicy-Adventure Stories Magazine, March 1941, Volume 13, Number 4

      Culture Publications, Wilmington, DE 1941 - 128 pages. Includes: Throne of Straw; Hard Money; Hurricane Tramp; Blue Bronze Destiny; Diana Daw; Letter of Death; One Man Riot; Storm Warning; Jungle Daughter. Clean and unmarked with average wear. Contents moderately age-toned. Binding intact. Short openings and minor chips to periphery. A sound vintage copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Acceptance of the Statue of Huey P. Long Presented by the State of Louisiana

      US GOV.PRINTING OFF., WASHINGTON 1941 - This book was given to Murvan Maxwell from Senator John Overton of Louisiana; Murvan M. Maxwell was a New Orleans architect; General wear, cover has minor rubbing, some soiling to cover, stamp on inner board stating "From Senator John Overton," and an address sticker with Murvan Maxwell's address; front endpaper has stamp with Murvan Maxwell's address; rear inner board has stamp with Murvan Maxwell's address; very few foxing spots, inner board edges look slightly soiled/possible water damage; good binding, and unmarked text. DATE PUBLISHED: 1941 EDITION: 95 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      London: Macmillan & co. ltd, 1941. Hardcover. Very Good. FIRST EDITION. In two volumes with original jackets. London: Macmillan, 1941. 652 + 586 pp. Illustrated. First British edition, first printing. (No additional printings on copyright pages, which publisher used in lieu of a first edition statement. Preceded the American edition.) Very Good+ hardcovers in original dust jackets, Vol. 1's is in Good- condition, Vol. 2's is about Very Good. Clean pages. Offsetting to ffeps, corners lightly bumped. Former owner's name on both half titles. The first volume's jacket has a closed tear on its front panel with some creasing and tape stains, light stain on back panel, spine a bit sunned. Both volumes worn at head and tail, a bit of rubbing, spines lightly stained. Prices intact. A solid set.The first appearance of Rebecca West's (pen name of Dame Cicely Isabel Fairfield) travelogue through Yugoslavia in 1937. With photos and map endpapers. Named one of the Random House Modern Library's best 100 nonfiction books of the 20th Century.

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        The War Speeches - a full set of seven U.S. first editions in a custom leather preservation case

      Here is a collector-worthy, full jacketed set of all seven U.S. first edition, first printings of Churchill's War speeches, housed in a custom full leather preservation case.  During his long public life, Winston Churchill played many roles worthy of note - member of Parliament for more than half a century, soldier and war correspondent, author of scores of books, ardent social reformer, combative cold warrior, Nobel Prize winner. But Churchill's preeminence as a historical figure owes most to his indispensable leadership during the Second World War, when his trenchant, soaring, and defiant rhetoric sustained his countrymen and inspired the free world.  Of Churchill, Edward R. Murrow said: "He mobilized the English language and sent it into battle." Between 1941 and 1946, Churchill's war speeches were published in seven individual volumes in both British and U.S. editions.  The U.S. first editions were generally published in smaller numbers and are considerably more scarce today than their British counterparts.  Moreover, the first volume, "Blood Sweat and Tears" is one of the few Churchill first editions for which the U.S. edition bears a different title than the British (it was published in England as "Into Battle").  Collectors will note that the U.S. editions varied significantly across the seven volumes, unlike the British first editions, which were all issued by the same publisher, were universal in height and binding, and featured uniform style to the dust jackets, which varied only in color scheme.  The first U.S. volume was published by G.P. Putnam's Sons and bound in the same size and blue cloth as their other 1930s editions of Churchill's works (Great Contemporaries, While England Slept, and Step By Step).  Volumes 2-6 were published by Little, Brown and Company.  Each of these five volumes was bound in red cloth with a black and red dust jacket, but the volumes vary considerably in height with volumes 4-6 smaller, wartime material rationing cited as the reason on the Volume 5 dust jacket flap.  The final volume was published by Simon and Schuster in an entirely different size, binding, and dust jacket style.  Here are all seven first editions, all fine or near-fine, in dust jackets ranging from near-fine to very good.  All seven bindings are bright, clean, and square with sharp corners and virtually no wear.  All contents are clean, bright, and tight with most feeling unread.  The only spotting we find in the set is limited to the page edges of volumes 3, 4 & 6.  The sole previous ownership mark in the set is the ink stamp of a private Connecticut boarding school on the Volume 7 ffep.  All seven dust jackets are unclipped, still bearing the original front flap prices.  Of note, The Blood Sweat and Tears dust jacket is an unusually complete true first trade edition (not the look-alike Book-of-the-Month Club edition), with unfaded red and blue spine print.  The dust jackets for volumes 2-6 proved quite susceptible to scuffing and wear, as well as fading of the red spine title boxes.  Here these five jackets all retain bright red spine panels.  Wear and chipping for these five jackets is quite modest, mostly confined to spine ends.  All seven dust jackets are protected in removable, archival quality clear covers.  The preservation case was commissioned by us in full red leather with a fold open lid and front and a black leather label stamped in gold.  Please be aware that this set may require additional postage.  Bibliographic reference: Cohen A142.3.a, A172.2.a, A183.2.a, A194.2, A214.2.a, A223.2,  A227.1; Woods/ICS A66(b.1), A89(b.1), A94(b.1), A101(b.1), A107(b), A112(b), A114(a); Langworth pages 207, 214, 220, 224, 229, 235, 248

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