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        An alle Juden in Köln!

      Köln: Jüdische Kultusvereinigung, 1941. First edition. Loose-leaf. vg. Quarto. One page. Broadside announcement for all Jews in Cologne, protected by modern mylar. Flier issued by the Jewish Cultural Association (Jüdische Kultusvereinigung) on behalf of the national police (Staatspolizei) announcing the requirement for registration of typewriters, bicycles, etc. The flier was issued on November 17, 1941, with a deadline of November 20, noon, for the registration.A harrowing document conveying the systematic and degrading procedures employed by the Nazis to curtail the abilities of the Jewish population to communicate and document events leading up to the deportation of the Jews in Cologne, beginning in autumn of 1941 to December of 1942. Based on based on a body of legislation, including the Reichsbürgergesetz of July 4th, 1939, the "Jüdische Kultusvereinigung" had been taken over by the Nazis and had been under the control of Reichs-Security (RSHA/Reichssicherheitshauptamt) and the Gestapo since September 1939. The "Kultusvereinigung" was forced to execute the Gestapo orders while, at the same time, all Jewish citizens had to join the organization and pay dues.The ordinance's list of items to be handed over include, next to typewriters and bicycles, calculators, copy machines, cameras and films, exposure meters, enlargement and projection devices, and binoculars. An indication of the condition, e.g. as new, good, used, needs repairs, had to be added. Exempt were typewriters in the possession of Jewish legal advisors. The ordinance was not applicable to spouses in mixed marriages, Jewish female spouses without children, if they were still married, and Jews with foreign citizenship unless they were a resident of an occupied or integrated area, e.g. Belgium, France, formerly Yugoslavia or Poland, etc. Bicycles of Jewish nurses were subject to report but an application could be filed for an exemption. People affected the evacuation were supposed to turn in above items between the 20th and the 25th of November. False or incomplete information as well as untimely response to the ordinance were subject to penalties. The ordinance closes with the strict warning: Jews deemed to be evacuated are ordered to continue working until December 5, 1941. Anybody disregarding this order is subject to severe punishment.Text in German. Light age toning along edges. Broadside in overall very good condition.

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        Les beaux draps

      Nouvelles éditions françaises, 1941. First edition on ordinary paper, false mention of the thirtieth edition. Elegant half maroon morocco over marbled paper boards by P. Goy & C. Vilaine, spine in six compartments, marbled pastedowns and endpapers, covers and spine (sunned) preserved, top edge gilt.Autograph inscription by Louis-Ferdinand Céline.A very good copy, nicely bound. % Nouvelles éditions françaises Paris 1941 12x18,5cm relié

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        Ossi di Seppia

      1941. AUTORE Eugenio Montale TITOLO Ossi di Seppia LINGUA Italiano LUOGO (editore/traduttore) Lanciano - Carabba ANNO DI PUBBLICAZIONE/EDIZIONE 1941, III edizione FORMATO 13x19,5 TIPO COPERTINA cartonata morbida rilegata a filo refe N° PAGINE 158 ILLUSTRAZIONI non presenti. DESCRIZIONE LIBRO Volume di poesie di Montale. Il volume si presenta non refilato, un po' ingiallito dal tempo, la copertina è staccata dal corpo volume il corpo volume è legato bene, nella prima pagina dedica a penna

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        Sales Catalogues relating to the library of Henry Yates Thompson

      London: Sotheby, Wilkinson, and Hodge & Sotheby's, 1941. 4to. Blue quarter morocco, original wrappers bound in. 4to. A collection of 7 sale catalogues bound into a single volume, relating to the library of Henry Yates Thompson (1838-1928), including: Catalogue of Valuable & Rare Books and Splendid Illuminated & Other Manuscripts.... London: Sotheby, Wilkinson, and Hodge, 28 March 1912. Plates. *** Catalogue of Two Valuable Illuminated Manuscripts the Property of Harry Yates Thompson. London: Sotheby, Wilkinson, and Hodge, 25 June 1914. *** Catalogue of Twenty-Eight Illuminated Manuscripts and Two Illuminated Print Books in the Property of Henry Yates Thompson. London: Sotheby, Wilkinson, and Hodge, 3 June 1919. Numerous plates. *** Catalogue of Twenty-Six Illuminated Manuscripts and Eight Fifteenth Century Books...The Property of Henry Yates Thompson. London: Sotheby, Wilkinson, and Hodge, 23 March 1920. Numerous plates. *** Catalogue of Sixteen Illuminated Manuscripts and Fifteen Early Printed Books. The Property of Henry Yates Thompson. London: Sotheby, Wilkinson, and Hodge, 22 June 1921. Numerous plates. *** Catalogue of the Livy of the Batard de Bourgogne. London: Sotheby's, 23 June 1931. Plates. *** Catalogue of the Remaining Portion of the Renowned Library of the Late Henry Yates Thompson, Esq. London: Sotheby's, 18 August 1941. Loosely inserted in this volume are a pair of Typed Letters Signed of Yates Thompson, to a Mr. Walker, 1919, regarding catalogue production; a typed list of the prices Thompson paid for several of the manuscripts; and contemporary newspaper accounts of the sales. Yates Thompson, heir to a banking fortune and a one time owner of the Pall Mall Gazette, was the foremost collector of illuminated manuscripts of his generation.

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        Warship Week. A Message from the Prime Minister.

      490 x 365 mm poster backed on linen. Small repaired tear to lower margin otherwise a very good copy. On 21 August 1941 a new autumn savings campaign was announced. It took the form of Warship Weeks with the intention to realize from the small saver £15 million per week over a twenty-four week period, a total of £360 million.

      [Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd.]
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        Schetskaart van Timor (Nederlandsch Gebied). [Sketch Map of Timor]. ????????????? [Niju?gomanbun no ichi zu Ranryo? Chimo?ru].

      Copied August,1941. Large folding map of West Timor, map measures 65.5 x 86cm, sheet 77.7 x 107cm. Scale 1:250,000. Inset Overzichtskaart [overview] map at lower right corner (scale 1:1,250,000). Some light foxing in places. corner little creased not affecting map. Good copy. This large map of West Timor (Timor Barat) was published during the Second World War by the Japanese military. It is a reprint of a Dutch map produced by the Dutch Topografische Inrichting in Batavia [Jakarta] in 1920 and retains the Dutch place names and legend. It shows province and territory boundaries, transportation, water features and populated places. The bibliographic details are in Japanese. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 155983).

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        What Makes Sammy Run?

      Random House, NY 1941 - Blue cloth titled at spine in gilt. Early edition. Inscribed by Schulberg to the ffep. Corners, edges mildly rubbed. The DJ in mylar has edgewear/shallow chipping at spine ends and points, small closed abrasion/tear to bottom front panel, and is price clipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        What Makes Sammy Run

      NY: Random House, 1941. Book is bound in the navy and light blue cloth, stamped in gold. Dust jacket is the first state with the $2.50 price on the flap of the dust jacket and with the blurbs on the back panel by O'Hara and Fitzgerald. Stated on copyright page "Third Printing before Publication". A most acceptable copy printed in the same year as the first edition. 303 pp. . Third Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

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        Miami Beach. Maps 1 - 8 from Plat Book of Greater Miami Florida and Suburbs.

      Philadelphia. G.M. Hopkins Co. Copyright 1935. [1936 or 1941. 8 plat maps, handcolored, sheet size 24 x 36 inches with centrefold as issued.Damp stain to lower margins of all maps; modest except for sheet 1. Sheet 1 has light dampstain at the left and right lower corners and 1½ repaired tear at the attached tab. Repaired 1 inch tears to Sheet 2 on either side of upper centrefold. Repaired 6 inch tears to sheet 3 on either side of centerfold. Still overall good to very good condition, and eminently displayable. Eight sheets scaled 200 feet to 1 inch. Some maps feature paste-on revisions/up-dates regarding land use. From south to north the maps begin at Fisher's Island and extend north to 75th Street and are bordered to the east by the Atlantic Ocean and to the west by Biscayne Bay. The maps show streets, parks, housing developments, businesses, hotels, government property, casinos and much more, and are a fascinating record of Miami Beach at its pre-World War II height.

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        Allégories

      Gallimard. First edition, one of 10 copies on Madagascar paper reserved for the author, the tirage de tête after 8 on China paper.Autograph inscription by Jean Cocteau with a drawing showing a young man in profile, to André Rolland de Renéville.A very good copyProvenance : André Rolland de Renéville. Gallimard Paris 1941 12x19cm broché

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        Miami and Suburbs (Central city area). Maps 1 - 5 from Plat Book of Greater Miami Florida and Suburbs.

      Philadelphia. G.M. Hopkins Co. Copyright 1935. [1936 or 1941. 5 maps, handcolored, each sheet size 24 x 36 inches with centrefold as issued. Damp stain to lower margins of all maps; scarcely noticeable except for sheet 1 where it is visible mostly at the lower areas of the left and right edges. Tab attached to each map as issued. Five plat maps from G.M. Hopkins "Plat Book of Greater Miami Florida and Suburbs," maps numbered 1 through 5 showing the central business and civic area of Miami. Some maps feature paste-on revisions/up-dates regarding land use. Sheets 1, 2, 3 are scaled 100 feet to 1 inch. Sheets 4 and 5 are scaled 150 feet to one inch. From South to North the alignment is as follows: sheets 4, 1, 2, 5. From West to East the alignment is as follows: sheets 3 and 1. The southern-most border (see sheet 4) is Southwest 11th which extends west to Southwest 4th and east to Biscayne Bay. The northern-most border (see sheet 5) is Northwest 18th which extends west to Northwest 3rd and east to Biscayne Bay. From West to East (see sheets 3 and 1) the western-most border is Southwest 7th; the southern-most border is Southwest 3rd on map 3 and Southeast 2nd and the Florida East Coast Railway (Royal Palm Hotel Spur) on map 1. The northern-most border is Northwest 3rd on map 3 and Northeast 4th on map 1. These maps are a fascinating look into Miami's past. Most noticeably in map 1, but to some extent with all these maps of the central area of Miami, businesses and civic buildings are extensively marked and Map 1 represents a vital city centre so different from the current time. Amendments have been glued over sections eg. a Walgreen's has been added at the corner of SE Second Avenue and E. Flagler; two new buildings have been added to an empty block between SE First and Second at Bicayne Boulevard.

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        A Collection of Correspondence.

      1941,1944,1946,1950. Four letters on varying letterheads (The Admiralty, South East Asia Command Headquarters etc.) From Admiral Lord Mountbatten to novelist and historian C.S. Forester thnking him for various books sent, commenting on the undesirability of a Mountbatten biography (no matter who wrote it) and correcting many of Forester's naval terms, slang, ranks etc. It appears from the length and enthusiasm of the correspondance that Mountbatten had a tremendous respect and liking for Forester and admired his work greatly. Also present are two pieces of correspondance from Robert Lusty of Michael Joseph Publishers recounting the acknowledgement of a package of Forester books by Winston Churchill.

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        ???????? Picture-Story Show: Ikky?-san...

      Tokyo: Shink?-sha ???, Showa 16. [1941]. Scarce Japanese kamishibai (paper theatre) stage, glass screen and complete set of 14 cards. Kamishibai frame illustrated by Koide Shin'ichi ????. Text and illustrations of the Ikky?-san story by Kiyohara Takashi ?????. Paper and card theatre shows some insect damage and wear with a few occasional marks. First card a little creased, cards foxed and soiled in places. Kamishibai or Japanese paper theatre had its heyday in the first half of the 20th century before television sounded the beginning of its demise. Kamishibai men, or very occasionally women, were most commonly itinerate street story tellers who sold sweets to their eager audiences of children as a way of ekeing out a living. They had wooden stages which they usually transported around by bicycle. When they arrived at the place where they would give their performance they attracted the attention of local children by clapping two wooden sticks together. With an audience assembled they began by selling sweet and then told their story using the illustrated boards, slipping one in front of another in the grooves of the stage as the story progressed.Kamishibai was influenced by the culture in which it thrived, with cinema being a particularly strong influence. It covered all styles almost always with a strong moral tone. During the Second World War kamishibai was extensively used to send out a nationalist message. Stories were exciting! The kamishibai men often leaving the story mid-point on a cliff hanger, so the children would return the next day. Kamishibai may not be performed on street corners in Tokyo anymore but its influence lives on in the many manga artists who emerged from the kamishibai industry.The theme of this toy kamishibai is Ikky?-S?jun ???? [1394-1481] a Buddhist priest of Daitoku-ji Temple who is well known to Japanese audiences as an intelligent, witty, problem solver. Since childhood Ikky?-S?jun was regarded as a very talented and witty person and there are many anecdotes and stories which tell of his wit. There are three stories in this kamishibai set, Ikky?-san and his friend Chikusai feature in two of them and their master in a third. (Manga Kamishibai. The Art of the Japanese Paper Theater - Eric P. Nash. 2009). (When referring to this item please quote stockid 156599)....

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        The Chinese repository. Tome I, II, VI-XV. (12 tomes). [English version]

      Maruzen Kabushiki Kaisha. Rare almost complete reprint of all issues of this contemporaryical published in Canton from 1832 to 1851 for use by Protestant missionaries working in southeast Asia. Lack Volumes III V.bindings Editor in full burgundy cloth, flat spines decorated with gilt double, casings board for all volumes except vol. Elijah Coleman Bridgman XII.Créé first American Protestant missionary in China and appointed editor of the newspaper until his departure for Shanghai in 1847, the Repository will then be led by James Granger Bridgman and Samuel Wells was Williams.Le Repository a major newspaper which allowed the missionaries to stay abreast of the Chinese currency and collect disparate information into a coherent whole and lisible.Le newspaper published for the foreign community and the Aboriginal community, reflected the rich knowledge of the drafters of the situation in China. Between 1805 and 1842, Malacca, Penang, Singapore, Batavia, Java, Rangoon, and Ambon were intermediate steps of the Protestant mission early nineteenth century China. The Repository therefore contains detailed information on the activities of foreign missionaries in Southeast Asia information. Rare and beautiful copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Maruzen Kabushiki Kaisha T ?ky ? 1941 15,5x21cm 12 vols. reliés

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        Manuscrit et tapuscrit complet constituant la version primitive de Thomas l'obscur.

      An exceptional complete set of 454 manuscript and typescript leaves with copious corrections and deletions, being an early version of Thomas l'Obscur, which sheds light on the process of the composition of the work based on the earlier typescript:  Thomas le Solitaire [Thomas the Solitary]. The document is made up of two states: a manuscript of 275 leaves, and a collection of 179 leaves composed of 132 leaves of the typescript (entirely corrected) of Thomas le Solitaire, and 47 inserted manuscript leaves.The 275-page manuscript finishes with a reference to the typescript-manuscript document, which itself has a double ending, for Thomas le Solitaire (typescript) and the end of Thomas l'Obscur (manuscript).It would appear that the typescript-manuscript is a first step in the work leading up to the manuscript proper, but together with it forms an inseparable whole since the references from one to the other are constant. The pages of the manuscript in fact regularly contain cross-references to the typescript-manuscript and the sequence of pages is interrupted several times to include the numbering of the typescript-manuscript.The manuscript version, as well as the typescript-manuscript version both show significant differences from the published version (which appeared in 1941). Some passages from the text of Thomas le Solitaire are still included in the manuscript and variances with the published novel are manifold.  This important document, therefore, marks a key moment in the work of the author, where the novel was still in full-blown development.This unique set undoubtedly constitutes the most important source of information on the development of the novels of one of the most closed-off writers of the 20th century after Kafka. 1938 13,5x21cm et 21x27cm 454 feuillets dont 322 manuscrits

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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. 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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        The Third Biggles Omnibus. Comprising: Biggles in Spain, Biggles Goes To War and Biggles in The Baltic.

      London, Oxford University Press. 1941. First Thus. Large 8vo. Publisher's blue cloth titled and decorated in brown to spine and front board. Slight rubbing and edgewear, a very good copy indeed, front inner hinge starting. In a very good example of the scarce dustwrapper, bright and clean with some very light wear to extremities and minor chipping and fraying to the head of spine. A remarkably good copy of a scarce early Biggles collection.

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        Thomas l'obscur

      Gallimard. First edition, an advance (service de presse) copy. Handsome, fine autograph inscription from Maurice Blanchot to Gaston Gallimard on ffep: "On ne s'arrête plus aux tables des heureux, puisqu'on est mort. (Charles Cros) / A Gaston Gallimard, ce livre destiné à écarter tout lecteur [One doesn't stop any more at the table of the joyous, for one is dead. (Charles Cros) / To Gaston Gallimard, this book destined to drive away every reader]."Two repaired tears to head of spine (slightly sunned), one tiny scratch to head of upper cover, paper yellowed at edges of some pages as usual, ffep repaired with small lack at foot. % Gallimard Paris 1941 14x20,5cm broché

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        Tabu Dada. Poèmes et Dessins 1916-1921. -- Courants d'air sur le chemin de ma vie. Mit 13 Radierungen von Jacques Villon nach Zeichnungen Jean Crottis aus der Dadazeit. Paris. Leblanc et Trautmann / Fequet et Baudier 1941. 44,5 x 34,5 cm. 32 Seiten. Lose Bogen in Originalumschlag, von einer Kordel zusammengehalten.

      Leblanc et Trautmann / Fequet et Baudier, 1941.Originalausgabe. Dada global 308 - Dada. Eine internationale Bewegung 1916-1925, 64 mit Abbildungen. Nr. 39 von insgesamt lediglich 60 gedruckten Exemplaren auf weißem Büttenpapier. Vorliegendes Exemplar mit einer handschriftlichen Widmung Jean Crottis an die Drucker: „ A Leblanc et Trautmann en souvenir d' une longue et fidèle amitié. Jean Crotti." Villon übertrug die Zeichnungen Crottis auf die Kupferplatte. Die Gedichte Crottis wurden von Louis Maccard ebenfalls auf Kupferplatten übertragen und typographisch meisterhaft in Szene gesetzt. Das Zusammenspiel von typographischen Text und den radierten Zeichnungen ergibt eines der beeindruckendsten Künstlerbücher des 20. Jahrhunderts. Mit der Widmung und in tadellosem Zustand von größter Seltenheit.

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        Acht kleine Lieder (Zyklus) für eine Singstimme und Klavierbegleitung u.a. nach Gedichten von Storm, Ginzkey u.s.w.

      Selbstanfertigung, 1941. 15 S. Pappeinband leichte Gebrauchsspuren, der Einband weist einige Abnutzungserscheinungen auf, gestempelt Mit einer Originalwidmung des Komponisten. Dem Buch liegt ein Notenblatt bei, welches zwei selbstkomponierte Lieder nach Gedichten von Storm und eine Widmung von Goldschmidt enthält. Versand D: 5,00 EUR

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        NEVER COME BACK

      Little Brown & Company. Boston 1941 - Publisher's tan boards lettered and illustrated in brown, pictorial dust jacket by Arthur Hawkins Jr. Light erasure to fep, 2 stamps on prelims, minor scattered foxing, a VG copy in a GOOD+ dj with shelfwear and some uneven fading. An elusive book, particularly in jacket. NOTE - the 2 stamps relate to the Victory Book Campaign and are arguably worth preserving rather than removing. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Werkstatt-Schulungs-Leitfaden Modelle 1934 - 1937 Opel Dienst

      Vierte Auflage, Ausgabe 1941. Zahlreiche Abbildungen, Skizzen und Tabellen, alle Modelle und Spezifikationen. Schwarzer Leinenband mit goldgeprägtem Deckeltitel. Deckelecken leicht abgenutzt, Bezug auf Deckel löst sich an 2 Stellen leicht, Spiegelblatt leicht beschmutzt und mit kurzer handschriftlicher Eintragung, Buchblock einwandfrei. Sonst sehr gut erhaltenes Exemplar. 518 Seiten

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        Trial by Fury.

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1941 - Octavo. Original orange and grey, titles to spine in white on an orange ground. With the dust jacket. Top of spine nicked but an exceptional copy in the nicked dust jacket typically faded at the spine. First edition, first printing. A John J. Malone novel. A Haycraft-Queen "cornerstone." [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THE JACOBEAN AND CAROLINE STAGE : DRAMATIC COMPANIES AND PLAYERS (7 VOLUMES, COMPLETE)

      Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1941. Hardcover. VERY GOOD in Good Dustjackets. PRIVATELY OWNED. Printed 1941 to 1968. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper of Vol. III. Very nice set is bound in navy cloth-covered boards with gilt debossed lettering to spines and gilt rules, .25" from top and bottom of spines. Endpapers and text edges are lightly foxed and texts are lightly age-tanned. Volume III top corners slightly nudged, a 1/2 inch scuff to upper spine, top front edge lightly scuffed. Volume VII lightly bumped front bottom corner, a faint .5" crease to upper spine area. Jackets are good. Jackets of volumes I through V are a faded light green wraps with navy lettering on spines and front. Jackets of volumes VI and VII are in ecru-colored wraps with brick-red lettering to spines and front. Sunning to all jacket spines. Price-clipped front lower flaps to volumes I, II, VI and VII. Original price on flaps of III, IV and V. Mild to moderate edgewear to jackets, mainly to spinecaps. Largest chips and tears to volumes IV and VII (3" open tear). Clean and solidly bound. 748 pp with appendix and index (Vol. I &II) / 1,456 pp (Vol. III, IV & V) / 309 / 390 pp with general index for all volumes (Vol. VII), approx. 2,900 pp. A detailed history of the stage. Vol. I - Eleven Companies are detailed from The King's Company to The Palsgrave's or King of Bohemia's Company, Prince Charles's (1) Company to The Red Bull-King's Compant and The King and Queen's Young Company (Beeston's Boys) and more ; Vol. II - Players, such as Richard Burbage, John Heminges, Thomas Pollard and John Shank are profiled ; Vol. III, IV, V - Plays and Playwrights such as William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, Francis Beaumont and Christopher Beeston and Thomas Kyd ; Vol. VI - Theatres, such as The Whitefriars, Le Febre's Riding Academy, The Boar's Head Inn and The Rose ; Vol. VII - Appendices to Volume VI and General Index.

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        Signed leaf from Wembley Visitors Book, England vs. Scotland Footbal Match. Saturday, October 4th, 1941.

      1941. Single leaf from a visitors book, signed by the aforementioned listed dignitaries in attendence, each with their name typed in red to the right of the respective autograph. A title caption is typed in black at the foot. In a common window mount, attractively paired with a copy of the title/cover from the guest book. An unique item, ready for framing. The annual 'British Home Championship', being the world's oldest international football tournament, was abandoned during the wartime hostilities, so this document relates to a 'friendly' match, contested by the fiercest of rival teams, featuring the likes of Stanley Matthews (England) and Bill Shankly (Scotland). England won the game 2-0. Guest of Honour was HM King George of Greece, who was exiled to London from occupied Greece, accompanied by Prime Minister Winston Churchill, Mrs Clementine Churchill, Deputy Prime Minister Clement Attlee, Home Secretary Herbert Morrison, Admiral of the Fleet Sir Dudley Pound, Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Charles Portal and Chief of the Imperial General Staff Field Marshal Sir John Dill, who is noted as playing a significant role in the formation of the "Special Relationship" between Great Britain and the United States, but who was poorly regarded by Churchill. This is a most important set of autographs, comprising Britain's three most senior politicians at this stage of the war, together with the professional heads of the three armed forces.

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        Two typed letters signed, and one autograph postcard signed, to Lyn Lloyd Newman.

      Washington, DC, and Firle, 1941-55 - Two folded type written letters, on headed note paper of The Mayflower, Washington, D. C. two pages and one page respectively, 20 and 12 lines, approximately 130 and 80 words, with autograph amendments, signed by J. M. Keynes. The postcard 3 lines long, approximately 15 words, signed by Lydia. Small ink blot to head of second letter, folded for mailing; in very good condition. Two letters written by Keynes to Lyn Lloyd Irvine, Journalist and Writer, husband of the Bletchley Park mathematician Max Newman, hoping to meet whilst in America, but noting "My visit to this country is meant to be as short as possible and, as I have come on a definite job, that is what I must attend to. In the main I shall be here in Washington. But I shall be spending some days in New York before we go back. So shall I let you know a little later on? If I can come to Princeton, all the better.". In the second letter he announces a planned visit to Princeton "to stop with Walter Stewart" but adds that Lydia will not be accompanying him: "If you really can face the journey to Washington, she says she would be more than delighted to see you here for lunch, almost any day in the near future, except the 27th and the 30th." The post card, written some 12 years later, has Lydia declining a meeting: "So sorry my dear, I am too far tucked away, and lazy. Love, Lydia Keynes". In 1941 Keynes was in Washington on the first of several important visits to America, making arrangements for Lend-Lease and explaining in detail Britain's financial predicament after two years of war.

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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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        Native Son (Novel & Play)

      New York: Harper and Brothers, 1941. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/very good +. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Copy of Native Son, the novel (1940) and copy of Native Son A Play, the play (1941) are housed together in a custom clamshell box, 1/4" Burgandy leather, flat spine stamped in 22kt gold, boards covered Galen Berry hand marbled paper, trays covered in burgundy buckram and lined tan suedel. Native Son book - first issue blue cloth title in red and light blue blocks. 1st issue dust jacket in green and yellow; finger nail sized chip head of spine, chips at extremities, crease front flap, several short closed tears. Signed and dated month/year of publication New York on front free end paper. Native Son play - 2nd issue dust jacket that has the reviews on it. Toning to front paste downs, and half title page, appears to have small water marks on title page with shading from the picture on the adjacent page. 1/4" closed tear rear top panel, 1/2" closed tear top spine and 1" closed tear front panel dust jacket, shelf wear.

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        Fire and Ice

      New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, (1941). First Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. An early Stegner novel, about a college student enamored with Communism and a young woman from a wealthy family, therein creating a conflict between heart and head. Colberg, Wallace Stegner: A Descriptive Bibliography A5, citing a print run of 2000 copies, with 515 sets of sheets pulped. First edition (first printing). A very good copy in a very good-looking dust jacket that appears to have been married to the book (based on a note written on the bookplate of the previous owner). The jacket is strengthened with tape on the back at the top and bottom edges. Signed by Stegner at an early date on the front free endpaper. In different ink, Wallace then added an inscription 'Postdated April 16, 1984', to the signature: 'For Maury Dunbar, who rescued it from oblivion.' It appears that Dunbar acquired the book already signed and then met Stegner, who added the inscription. Number 8 in Catalogue Twelve: Wallace Stegner, a catalog of Dunbar's extensive Stegner collection.

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        The Star Called Wormwood. An Investigation of the possible reasons for its Decline and Fall as described in the VIIIth chapter of the Apocalypse.

      London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1941 - Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in blue. With the dust jacket. A superb copy in the jacket that has a sunned spine and a few nicks to extremities. First edition, first impression of the science-fiction satire against warfare. From the publisher's archive. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Heumanns Gesundheitskalender 1941. Nützliches und Lehrreiches von Leib und Leben des Menschen

      Nürnberg Selbstverlag 1941, Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlagseinband (Broschur / Kartoneinband im Format 8vo 14,5 x 21,3 cm) mit fotoillustriertem Deckeltitel. 96 Seiten mit zahlreichen Abbildungen, Schrift: Fraktur. - Aus dem Inhalt: Kalendarium und Gedenktage des deutschen Volkes - Deutschland kämpft für Europa - Du hast die Macht, gesund zu sein! - Der Appetit als Gegner, das Fasten als Freund - wieviel wächst der Mensch über Nacht? - Abwarten heißt vorbeugen! - Woher kommt mein Asthma - Arterienverkalkung-eine Sorge für alternde Menschen? - Wie entsteht Durst? - Die Ernährung an Hochsommertagen - Wieviel Kartoffeln ißt der Mensch? - Kommen Träume aus dem Magen? - Ärger macht krank! - Von Doktor Gerhard Venzmer - Übt die rechte Gehirnhälfte! - Die Verdauungsuhr - Hämorrhoiden belasten auch die Nerven - Wasserkuren daheim - Gesundheitsführung in der HJ, von Obergauführerin Dr U.Kuhlo - Kann man das Schnarchen verhindern? - Kampf gegen die Rachitis - Hände waschen-chemisch gesehen - Ansteckende Krankheiten melden! - Über die Heumann-Heilmittel. - Kriegsdruck, Erstausgabe, EA, Auflage in ganz guter Erhaltung (klleine Einrisse, sonst gut). - Deutsches / Drittes Reich, Großdeutschland, Kriegsberichte, Arzneimittelversorgung im Nationalsozialismus, pharmazeutische Industrie in Mittelfranken/Bayern, Gesundheitsberatung, Gesundheitsratgeber, nationalsozialistische/völkisches Gedankengut Versand D: 5,90 EUR

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        German soldier's photograph album depicting service with a Flak unit in occupied Norway.

      Rhineland & Norway: 1938- 1941 - Quarto album (230 x 185 mm). Contemporary sheep-backed marbled boards, spine ruled in gilt. Occasional inked arrows indicating the compiler of the album in group photographs. A little rubbing and wear to board-edges and tips, photographs occasionally lifting slightly at edges, a very small number toned or slightly marked, a few tissue-guards loose, but excellent condition overall, the images overall very well preserved indeed, retaining their sharp tonal contrasts. 272 original photographs (various sizes, from approx. 60 x 45 to 80 x 130 mm, both gloss and matt, and mostly deckle- or wavy-edged) and 4 professional photographs or postcards (of which one full-page, depicting an 8.8 cm Flak gun), all mounted on 30 black thick card leaves with tissue guards, neatly captioned and dated throughout in white grease-pencil. A superbly presented album of original snapshots, compiled by a young member of an auxiliary Flak unit posted to Norway in May 1940 in the wake of the German invasion — "a daring, almost reckless, operation that took the [Allies] almost completely by surprise" (Bell, Churchill and Sea Power, p. 184). Operation Weserübung, as it was known, commenced on 9 April and was completed by 10 June. The soldier appears initially to have served in the Reichsarbeitsdienst, Abteilung 215, "W" company, from 4 April to 25 October 1938, before transferring in December to the Düsseldorf Flak-Kaserne, and then the Münsterlager training camp, with detachments to Stolpmünde (now Ustka, on the Polish coast) and several locations across north-west Germany in the months leading up to war. One leaf, dated 25 August 1939, is extravagantly titled "Krieg": this was the day that Hitler closed all telecommunications beyond borders and warned Mussolini that war with Poland was imminent, before receiving news of the Anglo-Polish Treaty. A sequence of posed troop photographs at Leverkusen precedes an unsurprising Phoney War lacuna; the next dated photographs depict the unit's mobilisation to Norway in early May 1940, and include engrossing images of German destroyers and logistical operations, one caption reading "Denn wir fahren gegen Engeland [sic]". On 12 May the soldier's unit arrived in occupied Oslo ("die Stadt mit dem grossen Herzen!"), reaching Sandvika on 21 May, and transferring a week later to Trondheim, the striking photographs including an array of views, German armour and anti-aircraft guns, bombed-out vehicles and bridges, downed Norwegian fighter planes, Norwegian prisoners, notably an inspection by General Nikolaus von Falkenhorst, ground commander of the invasion, in addition to photographs apparently from nearby Værnes, including an inspection by General Kitzinger at a Flak emplacement, and a possibly later series of landscapes and images of soldierly recreation (fighting was by this point far from finished). A dramatic series of photographs illustrates the extent of the destruction at Narvik following the strategic Allied bombardment, with buildings and transporter ships destroyed or in flames; there are also up-close images of the wreckages of German destroyers, Juncker 55s and Heinkel 111s, and long-distance shots of Fallschirmjäger in descent. Allied forces entered Narvik on 27 May, but their situation quickly proved untenable and withdrawal began on 2 June: with Narvik won, the soldier's unit travelled northward into the arresting landscape of fjords (one image notably depicting the town of Bodö, largely destroyed by German action on 27 May). The closing images, aside from some images of Stukas and Juncker 87s in flight, portray the comparatively easy life of soldiers in pacified territory: an unidentified winter landscape is captioned "unser Heim", and there are photographs of raucous Christmas and New Year's Eve celebrations, and soldiers skiing. The final leaf in the album is dated 1 May 1941. An excellent, meticulously-captioned visual record of one of Hitler's major early successes, also an important factor in Churchill

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        OCCHIO QUADRATO

      Edizioni di Corrente dirette da Ernesto Treccani, 1941. In 8_, br. ed. pp. XIX, 26 tavole fotografiche in n. f.t. in fine._ strappetti e piccole mancanze al dorso, cop. e carte leggermente brunite, margini delle tavole lievemente ingiallite, sovrac. mancante.

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        The Blood of The Arab. The world's greatest war horse. With a preface by Major Henry Leonard.

      Chicago: Privately printed for The Arabian Horse Club of America, 1941 - Tall octavo. Recent dark blue morocco, titles and rules to spine gilt, raised bands, roll to boards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Some occasional light foxing, an excellent copy. With 113 black and white photographs. First edition. Harris was a prominent breeder of Arabian horses and served as the director of the Arabian Horse Registry in America from 1924-1949 and president of the Arabian Horse Club of America from 1939 until 1949. A handsomely bound copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Eigenh. Gedichtmanuskript „Dichter." m. U.

      St. Gallen, 1941 - 8vo. 2 pp. 225 : 150 mm. Büttenpapier. 24 Zeilen aus „Dichter.".

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        Georgia Warm Springs Foundation Annual Report for the Fiscal Year Ended September 30, 1940 [2 copies]; [and:] The Story of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis [2 copies].

      Warm Springs, GA, & New York: Georgia Warm Springs Foundation & The National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, 1940 & 1941 - 4 volumes, octavo. 2 copies of the GWSF annual report: 1 in original green cloth with green endpapers, 1 in original blue boards with blue endpapers, both with titles gilt and illustration mounted to front board as issued. 2 copies of The Story of the NFIP, both in original blue boards, titles to front board in white, blue endpapers, printed on burnished coarse-woven paper. Housed together in a custom blue solander box and chemise. Fine condition. GWSF annual report: photographic portrait frontispiece of Franklin D. Roosevelt, several similar illustrations to the text. First editions, first printings of two separate titles, each present in two copies. The copy of the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation (GWSF) annual report in blue boards has Roosevelt's presentation inscription to the front blank: "To Basil O'Connor—the motor-power that turned the wheels from Franklin D. Roosevelt 6/30/41 Hyde Park". Below, O'Connor has written: "This is #2 of 6 copies only in this binding. FDR has #1—Keith Morgan has #3. BoC". The copy in green boards bears the ownership inscription to the front blank: "Basil O'Connor's Copy. #12 of 15 copies in this binding". In August 1921, while the Roosevelts were vacationing in Canada, Roosevelt contracted a paralytic illness diagnosed as polio. (Roosevelt was then aged 39, and it is now thought he fell victim to Guillain–Barré syndrome, an autoimmune disorder virtually unknown at the time.) The illness left him with permanent paralysis from the waist down, which he made every effort to overcome. In 1926, he purchased a resort at Warm Springs, Georgia, where he founded a hydrotherapy centre for the treatment of polio patients; it still operates as the Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation. After Roosevelt became President, he helped to found the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis (now known as the March of Dimes, after its revolutionary fund raising radio campaign). Basil O'Connor was a lawyer who worked as chief fundraiser for the GWSF (Wilson 2009). Keith Morgan was a New York insurance salesman hired by O'Connor to revitalise fundraising in the aftermath of the Wall Street Crash. The report is supplemented by "a brief history of the Foundation and a summary of its activities since its organization in 1927". In 1938, O'Connor, alongside the now President Roosevelt, would found the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis (NFIP). Daniel J. Wilson, Polio (Westport: Greenwood, 2009). [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        HENDERSON'S AUSTRALIAN FAMILIES. A Genealogical and Biographical Record. Volume 1

      A. Henderson, Melbourne, 1941. 4to, 408pp, black and white illustrations, tinted edges. A very good hardback copy in full morocco, maroon binding. Previous owner's name on front end paper.. Number 5 of 100 copies signed by the author. .

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        Worrals of the WAAF

      Lutterworth Press, London 1941 - 1st impression. 8vo., 13 x 19cm, 220pp. Publisher's original light blue boards with dark blue titles to the spine. All fore edge corners are firm and square with a hint of rubbing at their tips. There is a tiny 3mm rubbed spot on the fore edge of the front board (located 2cm up from the bottom). There is a small dark spot below the "N" of JOHNS on the spine and a faint dust marking to the tip of the spine head and two tiny spots on the back board. Internally, there is no name, inscription or bookplate. There is a little light acid migration toning to the front free endpaper and a 2mm nick at the foot of the title page. There is a diagonal crease across the corner of for leaves (p63-p70) otherwise the pages are very clean. The book is now protected by a high quality facsimile of the original dust jacket. A very presentable copy of the first Worrals book, very scarce as a first impression. If you would like any further information or images, please let us know. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        DIALOGUE DE MES LAMPES

      IMPRIMERIE DE L'ETAT 1941 - Very good vintage condition ,very rare book .Some wear on bottom edge , staple binding in good condition . signed , dedicated and dated by author . number 2 of 50 copies .Cover illustration by Milo Rogoud [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Le microscope, emploi et applications

      2 volumes de I. CCCXX, 126 Paris, Paul Lechevalier, 1941-1949, in-12, 2 volumes de I. CCCXX, 126, (1)pages et 20 planches, puis de (4), p.CCCXXI à DCCCXVI ; et, de II. (6)pp, 182 planches (dont 24 en couleurs) suivies de pages 930 à 1062, demi-vélin de l'époque, Première édition. Cette encyclopédie pratique du microscope, appliquée à l'Histoire Naturelle, s'adresse "à ceux qui ne connaissent du microscope que sa qualité d'instrument grossissant". Après un exposé du microscope et de ses accessoires, des réactifs utiles et de la question importante de l'essai des appareils, Séguy traite, dans la première partie, des préparations simples, pour aborder, dans la seconde, les techniques particulières. 202 planches dont 24 en couleurs et de nombreuses figures en noir illustrent le texte. Cet ouvrage constitue les tomes 33 et 34 de la collection "Encyclopédie du naturaliste" Quelques salissures, mais bon exemplaire bien complet de toutes ces planches

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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, archivally mounted on linen, image 29 x 46 inches on sheet 31 x 48 inches. Minor imperfections now minimising with archival backing, very good condition. A "painterly" example of a pictorial map with fine images of the history, natural and cultural life of the region, richly colored and placed within a strikingly designed flag border. There are two insets: the "Canal Zone and Vicinity" which is a detailed pictorial map at lower left and, at upper right, "Panama The Crossroads of the World". 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. "'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). A particularly sophisticated example of a pictorial map. .

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        THE WAR SPEECHES. Into Battle; The Unrelenting struggle; The End of the Beginning; Onwards to victory; The Dawn of Liberation; Victory; Secret Session Speeches.

      ALL FIRST EDITIONS. 7 Vols., 8vo. 8-3/4" x 5-5/8". bound in recent full dark blue morocco leather, ribbed gilt decorated spines, gilt lettered red morocco spine labels, spine panels gilt with Rampant Lion device, covers ruled in gilt, all edges gilt.

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        LES DOCUMENTS SECRETS DE L'ETAT MAJOR GENERAL FRANCAIS - AUSWARTIGES AMT 1939/ N°6.

      DEUTSCHER VERLAG 1941 - R240088318: 400 pages - coins frottés - 3 photos disponibles. Sommaire : composition du corps expéditionnaire en orient - mise sur pied du corps expeditionnaire en orient - dénominations du corps expeditionnaire en orient - propositions pour une obstruction du danube - opérations en moyen orient - débarquement à narvik - construction de positions belges fortifiées - destruction des pétroles roumains - destruction des pétroles russes du caucasse - aide à la finlande et intervention en scandinavie - bataille des flandres - considérations sur la tâche de l'expédition de norvège etc. In-4 Broché. Bon état. Coins frottés. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur frais Classification Dewey : 355.343-Services secrets, espionage [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Excavation of Medinet Habu, Volume III, The Mortuary Temple of Ramses III, Part I

      Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.: Univ of Chicago Press, 1941. This is NOT an ex library book. This is Part I only. Published June 1941. Translated from the German by Mrs. Keith C. Seele. Brown buckram heavy-duty binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Generally unbumped if lightly rubbed spine head and tail, with lightly bumped and rubbed corners. 16 x 12 inches. Text block firmly bound in. T.E.G. With xiii and 87 numbered pages of text, interspersed with numerous B&W figures and also with 40 full-page plates, the first two of which are in color. Many of the plates are of archival photos. To the top corner of the front pastedown, in a very neat and small ink hand, previous owner name and date. Else a clean volume, and rather tight. Respectfully read. No dust jacket [as issued?]. A Very Good Plus copy. With thanks to The Oriental Institute, University of Chicago: "Ramesses III?s great temple complex at Medinet Habu is distinguished from other royal mortuary temples in Egypt above all by the circumstance that much of the temple structure itself still stands and that excavation has made comparatively clear the entire temenos with all subsidiary structures, fortifications, and the like. Thus in Medinet Habu as nowhere else in Egypt are revealed the entire plan of such a large and rich temple complex and to some extent the cult and administration carried on within its walls. This extensive architectural creation of Ramesses III is the subject of Volumes III and IV of The Excavation of Medinet Habu. Each individual structure can really be understood only in its relation to the entire layout. On the other hand, it is impossible to gain an idea of the whole without first understanding the significance of each part. We therefore begin our treatise with a discussion of individual structures and groups of buildings and close with a comprehensive picture of the entire complex. The present volume is concerned only with the structures of the inner temple area, and a description of the Ramesseum is included for purposes of comparison.". First Edition. Buckram. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.

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        Militärgeographische Beschreibung von Nordost-Griechenland (Ebene von Saloniki bis Maritzatal). Abgeschlossen am 20. Dezember 1940. Nur für den Dienstgebrauch.

      FAltordner,Begleitheft,Berichtigung vom 10 Jan.1941,8 Karten Hardcover/Pappeinband Blauer Faltordner, 60 Seiten Text,Tabellen,48 Seiten großformatige Fototafeln,8 Karten und eine Berichtigung vom 10 . Jan.1941,außen leicht fleckig,nachgedunkelt,sonst alles gut erhalten.

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        Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: The Record of a Journey through Yugoslavia in 1937 By Rebecca West [pseud]

      London: Macmillan, 1941, 1941. First edition. NCBEL IV, 770. Fine copy in slightly worn dust jackets.. 2 vols, 8vo, original green cloth, gilt lettering. 16 plates with 32 photographical images. One of the great historical and cultural accounts of Eastern Europe just before the Second World War, dedicated "To My Friends in Yugoslavia Who are Now All Dead or Enslaved."

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        GREY EMINENCE. a Study of Politics. Possibly a Unique Copy

      London: Chatto & Windus, 1941. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo. First proof, perhaps a unique copy which was intended to be published by T. and A. Constable Ltd. but evidently never published by them as we have not found another such copy nor does it appear in the bibliography. With label Reading: "Title.GREY EMINENCE/Extent.280pp./Date.18/9/41/ 1st Proof. T. and A. Constable Ltd. University Press, Edinburgh, Incorporating the Edinburgh Press. 269pp., bound in original gray wraps with paper label on front panel (as noted above) A very good copy housed in a custom half-leather clamshell box.

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