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        Beating the Invader. A message from the Prime Minister.

      London: Issued by the Ministry of Information in co-operation with the War Office and the Ministry of Home Security, 1941 - Quarto single-sheet flyer (280 × 210 mm), text both sides. Glazed both sides and framed. First edition, first issue, Woods noting a later version with red overprinting. "If the invasion comes everyone - young or old, men and women - will be eager to play their part worthily When the attack begins, it will be too late to go for all of you then the order and the duty will be: 'STAND FIRM' where there is no fighting going on and no close cannon fire or rifle fire can be heard, everyone will govern his conduct by the second great order and duty, namely 'CARRY ON'." Churchill's inspirational message is followed by detailed instructions on just how to stand firm and carry on. Print-run details show that over 14 million copies were printed; "The huge print run might leave one with the impression that the leaflet would be commonly found today. It was, however, only a leaflet anticipating an event that never came to pass. In the event very few copies have survived" (Cohen). Cohen B76; Woods A69 [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Die Renngeschichte der Daimler-Benz Aktiengesellschaft und ihrer Ursprungsfirmen 1894-1939

      Durchweg gut erhaltenes Exemplar mit dem dazugehörigen Schuber, aus Sammlerhänden. Wirkt ungelesen. Widmung auf dem Deckblatt "Herrn Paul Pirath zur Erinnerung an seinen Besuch in UT in sportskameradschaftlicher Verbundenheit! 15.Juli 1941

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        THE THRALLS OF CIRCE CLIMB PARNASSUS

      Auburn, CA 1941 - Original final draft one page typed manuscript with Smith's signature in full following the last line of verse. Referenced in Donald Sidney-Fryer's, Emperor of Dreams; A Clark Ashton Smith Bibliography, page 95, the first title of this poem was "Swine and Azaleas, July 16th, 1941." First appearance in print was in Selected Poems, published by Arkham House in 1971. From the collection and estate of Raymond L.F. Johnson. The merest hint of toning and very light folding creases in thirds to the page [for mailing] else fine. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        For Whom the Bell Tolls (German)

      1941. First Edition . Signed. HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Wem Die Stunde Schlägt (For Whom the Bell Tolls). Stockholm: Bermann-Fischer, 1941. Octavo, original white cloth, original dust jacket. $9200.First edition in German, Hemingway's own copy, inscribed, “For Frazer [sic] Bragg Drew, best wishes always, Ernest Hemingway. (Note how the Germans omitted the John Donne!) EH. ” As a young teacher, Drew wrote a letter to which Hemingway responded with uncharacteristic kindness, signing six of Drew's books and presenting him with six more ""as an act of contrition"" for taking so long to return the books. Hemingway then invited Drew to visit, and on April 8, 1955, one year after Hemingway won the Nobel Prize, they spent a long afternoon discussing literature, later recounted by Drew in his article ""Unedited Notes on a Visit to Finca Vigia"" (in Bruccoli, Conversations With Ernest Hemingway, 89-98). At the end of Drew's visit Hemingway said ""Let's go up to the house and sign those books of yours."" Hemingway inscribed all the books Drew had brought with him and presented him with many others from his own collection; this rare wartime publication is surely from the group signed that day. The inscription refers to the quotation from John Donne that the title comes from (""Â…send not to know for whom the bell tolls, it tolls for thee""), printed at the front of the American first edition. For Whom the Bell Tolls first published in 1940; this first edition in German was translated by Paul Baudisch, by the publisher Bermann-Fischer, who had left Nazi Germany for Austria in 1936 only to forced to moved operations to Stockholm in 1938 after the Anschluss. As the situation deteriorated in Sweden, Bermann-Fischer eventually moved operations to New York . With advertising leaf and publisher's postcard laid in. Not in Grissom. With Professor Drew's bookplate.Faint dampstain to front board of book and dust jacket; mild toning to spine, minor wear to edges of dust jacket. A near-fine copy with a wonderful inscription.

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        Soviet propaganda poster - Great Patriotic War, TASS, c. 1945.

      Soviet propaganda poster - OUR JUST CAUSE! WE HAVE CONQUERED - (TASS No 1254)Medal showing Stalin bearing same inscription as the caption"The medal of a holy and just war!To wear it is a great honour:There is part of the motherland in it,There is a reflection of national glory in it."Author: V. Lebedev Kumach. Artist: V. Ladyagin. Dimensions: 177 x 86 cm.The major role in Soviet poster art in the war was played by the TASS Windows. They were large, brightly coloured, hand-painted posters, stencilled and produced in runs of up to 1000 copies. They usually were accompanied by a didactic text or often quite lengthy poem. They were the direct descendants of the comparable ROSTA Windows of the Civil War period, so-called because they were displayed in the empty shop-windows of that period. Like ROSTA, TASS was the official Soviet telegraphic agency of the day, and the purpose of the association of this propaganda effort with the agency was both to provide a continuing visual chronicle of the war and to respond immediately, often within hours to the latest telegrams of TASS. M M Chermnykh, who had initiated the ROSTA Windows, also took the lead in the 1941 project. On 24 June the organisational committee of the Union of Soviet Artists established the TASS Window collective and the first poster appeared already on 27 June 1941. The Windows were numbered through to no. 1485 in June 1945. About 1250 were made in the original manner with stencils during the war itself.The theme and the text of each TASS Window were agreed with the leader of the collective, and ultimately with the agreement of TASS. TASS was the official news agency for dissemination of Soviet news abroad and for reception of news from abroad and consequently was strictly controlled by the Party. Most posters were completed and reproduced within 24 hours, the team working in three shifts. After the artist had completed the drawing and painting of the illustration, the poster was cut up into sections and stencils were cut out appropriate to each colour used in the composition. The most elaborate posters used up to 60 stencils. The stencils were then passed to the copy room where each section was copied on a lithographic machine in waterproof oil colours, initially in very few copies but eventually in up to 1000 copies. When all the colours had been applied to each stencilled section, they had to be glued together to make the completed poster and the text was added in a separate operation.The Hallward Library of the University of Nottingham holds a large collection of TASS Posters. For more information, the collection is described in detail here.Price: ?2.500,- (excl. VAT/BTW).

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        Harlem As Seen By Hirschfeld

      1941. First Edition . Signed. HIRSCHFELD, Al and SAROYAN, William. Harlem As Seen by Hirschfeld. New York: Hyperion, (1941). Tall folio (14 by 18 inches), original hand-colored linen boards . $3800.Limited first edition, number 317 of 1000 copies, with 24 original mounted lithographs, some in color, on hand-made paper.Al Hirschfeld's devotion to line comes from a fundamental aesthetic—respect for absolute simplicity: ""When I'm rushed I do a complicated drawing. When I have the time, I do a simple one."" Harlem exemplifies his single-minded commitment to the spirited linear style for which he became famous. ""No artist ever captured Harlem's dangerous highs and bluesy lows like this Master of the Performing Curve."" Hirschfeld's line caricatures of Broadway personalities captured the vividness of American theater in the New York Times for almost 75 years. With 19 lithographs of Harlem, and five lithographs of Balinese dancers. Accompanying text by William Saroyan. Original boards hand-colored by the Creative Printmakers Group. Without original slipcase. Kherdian 25. Early gift inscription.Plates and text fine, minor expert repairs to text block and spine, some foxing to original boards. A very good copy.

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        Allégories

      - Gallimard, Paris 1941, 12x19cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una delle 10 copie riservate per l'autore Madagascar, testina dopo 8 Cina. Autograph firmata dall'autore arricchito con un disegno del volto di un giovane uomo di profilo di André Rolland Reneville. Nizza copia. Provenienza: dalla biblioteca Reneville André Rolland. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 10 exemplaires sur Madagascar réservés à l'auteur, tirage de tête après 8 Chine. Envoi autographe signé de Jean Cocteau enrichi d'un dessin représentant le visage d'un jeune homme de profil à André Rolland de Renéville. Bel exemplaire. Provenance : bibliothèque d'André Rolland de Renéville.

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        GEBEDEN EN GEZANGEN VOOR DE SEIDERAVONDEN VOORZIEN VAN EEN NIEUWE NEDERLANDSCHE .DOOR E. S. HEN. [PASSOVER HAGGADA WITH DUTCH TRANSLATION]

      Amsterdam, E. Mozes Azn.. 1941. Hardback. Original orange boards, Square 8vo, V, 90 [1] pages. 21 cm. Hebrew and Dutch on facing pages, with Geismar's unique stick figure illustrations. Apparently the last Haggadah printed in occupied Europe. Yudlov 3845; CD-EPI 0187487. The first title page is a reproduction of the Berlin edition, and its reverse features a copyright from 1928. The second title page notes Amsterdam, 1941 . The front cover has the text "Mah Nishtana" and one of Geismar’s distinctive illustrations. Very Good Condition (Hag-19-35A) .

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        A vegyes házasságról és a fajvédelemr l szóló törvény. Az 1941. évi XV. törvénycikk és végrehajtási rendeletei (Law for the Protection of Race and Mixed Marriages. Act XV of 1941 and Its Implementation)

      Budapest: Pongrácz Jen (Neuwald I. utódai), 1941. First edition. Softcover. f to g+. 12mo. 40pp. Original printed wrappers. On March 5, 1938, Hungarian Prime Minister Miklós Darányi declared that there was a Jewish question in Hungary, and that it was to be settled in a lawful way. In Hungary, the first step toward a "racial" discrimination among Hungarian citizens was the so-called first Jewish Law of 1938. It stipulated that the proportion of Jews in the following professions: press, theater and film, lawyers, engineers and medical doctors should not exceed twenty percent. In the following year, a second Jewish Law was passed which atated that: "a person is to be regarded as Jewish, if he or she, or at least one of the parents, or at least two of the grandparents were members of the Israelite denomination before the coming into force of the present Law." The relatively high ratio granted to Jews in the professions, listed in the first Jewish Law, was now lowered to six percent. The primary aim of the government with these two Jewish Laws was probably to mollify the anti-Semitic passions of the "Christian nationalist" middle- and lower-middle classes in Hungary. There was no pressure from Nazi Germany in that respect. Finally, in 1941, the legislation passed the third Jewish Law, which is known in Hungarian history as the racist ("race-protecting") law. Act XV of 1941 (the third Anti-Jewish Law) on "The amendment and modification of marriage law XXXI of 1894, and the related necessary racial provisions" went into effect on August 8, 1941. Using Nazi terminology in its preamble, the law applied Germany's Nuremberg laws: everyone with at least two grandparents born into the Israelite faith was defined as a Jew. The law also forbade marriage, and legally sanctioned extramarital sexual intercourse between Jews and non-Jews, provided the male was defined a Jew and the female was not. While the first two anti-Jewish pieces of legislation were accepted by Upper Chamber members representing Christian churches (Jusztinián Serédi, Catholic cardinal-primate, Sándor Raffay, Lutheran and László Ravasz Protestant bishops, as well as other church dignitaries), they strongly opposed the third law, as it drastically interfered with the marital status of converted Jews, thereby violating ecclesiastic jurisdiction. Water-staining and foxing on wrappers. Previous owner's Ex-libris on title. Pages moderately age-toned throughout. Text in Hungarian. Wrappers in overall fair, interior in good to good+ condition.

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        The Pure Theory of Capital

      London: Macmillan and Co., Limited,, 1941. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Ownership signature to front pastedown, a couple of marginal pencil marks to text. An excellent copy in bright cloth. First edition, first impression, of this scarce wartime publication which showed "the very complex nature of capital and its importance in economic booms and slumps, and stands as a classic in the field" (Butler). Austrian-born British economist Hayek, whose free-market theories influenced a political generation and earned him a share in the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1974, "provides lucid expositions of his notions of 'inter-temporal equilibrium', the 'physical productivity of investment', and the 'vertical or successive division of labor'. Although Hayek rejects the concept of a 'supply of capital' as a measurable quantity, he derives a meaningful 'marginal productivity of investment'" (IESS).

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        Signed Magazine Portrait Photograph, (Judy, 1922-69, Actress, Star of 'The Wizard of Oz')

      1941 - showing her head and neck full face, peering cautiously round a corner, a finger to her chin, 5" x 3

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        The Black Stallion and THE ISLAND STALLION RACES Two Volumes

      New American Library: Random House, 1941. Copyright dates are 1941 and 1955 First editions. BOTH VOLUMES ARE SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Volume 1-The Black Stallion, SIGNED BY AUTHOR, first edition, thirty-second printing. This classic title in children's horse literature is signed by Walter Farley on the front flyleaf. The volume is in its original jacket, with illustrations by Keith Ward. This vintage volume displays external wear, with edge wear and mild soiling to the dust jacket. The spine of the book is slightly cocked. The binding is sound, and the interior is clean and bright. THE ISLAND STALLION RACES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. 1955, FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. This edition of "The Island Stallion Races" signed by Walter Farley on the front flyleaf. The volume is in its original illustrated dust jacket, and is illustrated by Harold Eldridge. This vintage volume displays external wear, with edge tears and rubbing to the jacket, and significant rubbing to the cloth of the volume. The binding is sound. A previous owner's signature appears on the front flyleaf, and the endpapers display mild toning. The interior is clean and bright, with illustrations showing well.. Both Volumes Signed. First Edition. Hardcover. Very-good/Very-good. Illus. by Keith Ward and Harold Eldridge. 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Collectible & Signed Both.

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        MAKE WAY FOR DUCKLINGS

      McCLOSKEY, ROBERT. McCLOSKEY,ROBERT. MAKE WAY FOR DUCKLINGS. NY: Viking 1941 (1st published August 1941). 4to (9 1/4 x 12"), cloth, Fine condition in VG+ dust wrapper (dw not price clipped, no medal, has small narrow 1" x 1/4" chip off top of rear panel and faded on spine and small part of covers, a few tiny closed tears). 1st edition, first printing of this modern classic, winner of the CALDECOTT AWARD. Because every child who read this book, read it to death, first editions in dust wrappers are notoriously rare, and ardently sought after. This copy is a prize. See Bader p. 155-6.

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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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        Florence Farr, Bernard Shaw and W. B. Yeats.

      Dublin: The Cuala Press,, 1941. Octavo. Original white cloth-backed blue boards, printed paper label to spine, title to front board black, blue endpapers, pages uncut. Vignette illustration to title page. Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Spine label a little tanned and chipped, boards faded around the edges, but a sound copy, internally clean and generally very good. First edition, first impression, presentation copy from Georgie Yeats, number 17 of 500 copies. This copy has a Cuala Press compliments slip inscribed "Sent at the request of Mrs W. B. Yeats" and also two pieces of Cuala ephemera: one Cuala Press advertisement for the Broadsides New Series, and a card reprinting from A Broadside "The Midland Toast: Long road and stoney ditches / And here's to nice girls / And to hell with riches" beneath a coloured woodcut by Jack Yeats. This publication is a collection of letters from Shaw and Yeats to Florence Farr (1860-1917), a London-based actress of great beauty and dynamism. She was deeply involved with both Yeats and Bernard Shaw, both theatrically (acting in plays written by them, often specifically for her) and romantically (more with Shaw than Yeats, for whom she was more muse than lover).

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        The Feminine Touch [Female of the Species] (Original screenplay for the 1941 film, Van Heflin's working copy)

      Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1941. Draft script for the 1941 film. Actor Van Heflin's copy. A delightful comedy about a man who does not believe in jealousy, much to the annoyance of his lovely wife, who constantly finds herself accosted by other men. Lacking front wrapper, rear wrapper is goldenrod, as used by Van Heflin. 138 leaves, mimeograph, with pink and white revision pages throughout, dated variously between 6-25-41 and 7-8-41. Pages Near Fine, rear wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads. Byrge and Miller, The Screwball Comedy. Warner Archive.

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        Dr. Kildare Takes Charge.

      New York: Dodd, Mead & Company,, 1941. Octavo. Original buff cloth, titles to spine brown, publisher's device to front cover brown, top edge brown. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled, slight wear to tips, light soiling to joints, a very good copy in the restored jacket with faded spine, flaking to folds of flaps, slight creasing. First edition, first printing. Max Brand is the most common of Frederick Schiller Faust's pen names.

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        Original Drawing Signed with initials, with dedication in Cyrillic, rendered in colored pencil, 8vo, n,p., Nov. 2, 1941

      - This is a suggestively erotic drawing, more subtle than is typical for Eisenstein's erotic drawings probably because of the age of the boy to whom he dedicated the picture. Eisenstein drew a female elephant wearing earrings cavorting with a male crocodile. In the background is a palm tree, in the foreground a shore line. He dedicates his bold, fantastical red and blue pencil drawing to Duglas Aleaxandrov, son of Soviet film maker Gregori Aleksandrov. Duglas was named after American actor Douglas Fairbanks. Eisenstein traveled with Aleksandrov to the United States and to Mexico in 1928. In the lower right, he writes in Cyrillic, "To My Friend Dug 2.11.41." On verso of the drawing is part of a print which was cut to make this smaller 8.75 x 6 inch sheet on which Eisenstein crafted this sketch for his friend's son. Eisenstein is rare in any form and especially with film association. Eisenstein drew this colorful sketch at the outset of war between Germany and the Soviet Union in 1941 . It was also the year "Nevsky" was rereleased to huge acclaim. Eisenstein and other artists were evacuated to Almaty (formerly Alma-Ata), Kazakhstan, and most stayed from 1941 to 1944.

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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 (trace of finger-soiling, spine slightly darkened, and two corner tips restored) in a Very Good or better original priced first printing dust jacket with all correct first printing points. The dust jacket is Very Good or better, still bright with only minor wear to the extremities. This is a PRESENTATION COPY given by the young author to an erstwhile girlfriend, one of only two presentation copies known to us (the other still residing with the author's heirs). "To Delores -/ My very extra-special/ girlfriend. / 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?" This is a chance to acquire THE copy of the enduring and endearing book which gave birth to what the New York Times called "the most famous fictional horse of the [20th] century." Housed in a new custom matching black-and-red slipcase. . Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good Plus. Illus. by Keith Ward.

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

      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. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Ololê. Journal illustré des petits bretons. Ensemble de 79 numéros de 1941 à 1944

      - Editions du Léon, Landerneau 1941-1944, 28x38cm ou 19x28cm, 79 numéros en feuilles. - Numeri Edition originale.Ensemble 79 anni nel 1941 (No. 5, 9, 15, 16, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 41, 45, 46, 49, 50, 51 e 52), 1942 (# 56, 57, 58, 61, 62, 63, 65, 66, 67, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 85, 86, 89, 90, 91 e 92), 1943 (n ° 93, 95, 96, 97, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 106, 107, 108, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115 , 116, 117 e 118) e 1944 (119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129 e 130) Il numero inferiore costituito da due o otto pagine in nero o colore. Il presente numero totale di due diverse dimensioni (28x38cm o 19x28cm). Le illustrazioni sono il Rallic Stefano, noto per le sue pubblicazioni in Risate e altri giornali satirici e Xavier Haas, illustratore di libri del Partito nazionale bretone durante la Seconda Guerra Mondiale fu un Breton mondiale.Ololê bambini settimanali creati da Herry Caouissin (editore e illustratore) e Vefa Bellaing apparve 1940-1944 e 1970-1973 con il titolo Call of Ololé. Gli ideali di organi difesa Bretagna sta rapidamente diventando una delle pubblicazioni più veloci durante gli anni di sentire guerre.On allega un opuscolo pubblicitario che annuncia il rilascio di Tales of dell'edizione ermellino propaganda culturale bretonne.Rare. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale. Ensemble de 79 numéros des années 1941 (n°5, 9, 15, 16, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 41, 45, 46, 49, 50, 51 et 52), 1942 (n°56, 57, 58, 61, 62, 63, 65, 66, 67, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 85, 86, 89, 90, 91 et 92), 1943 (n°93, 95, 96, 97, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 106, 107, 108, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117 et 118) et 1944 (n°119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129 et 130). Chaque numéro se constitue de deux ou huit pages, en noir ou en couleurs. L'ensemble présente des numéros de deux formats différents (28x38cm ou 19x28cm). Les illustrations sont d'Étienne le Rallic, connu pour ses publications dans Le Rire et d'autres journaux satiriques, et de Xavier Haas, illustrateur des ouvrages du Parti national breton pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Ololê était un hebdomadaire breton pour enfants créé par Herry Caouissin (éditeur et illustrateur) et Vefa de Bellaing, il est paru de 1940 à 1944 et de 1970 à 1973, sous le titre l'Appel d'Ololé. L'organe de défense des idéaux bretons devient rapidement l'une des publications connaissant la plus forte audience durant les années de guerre. On y joint une plaquette publicitaire annonçant la parution des Contes de l'hermine, édition de propagande culturelle bretonne. Rare.

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        Neues Volk. Blätter des Rassenpolitischen Amtes der NSDAP. * 9. Jahrgang, Hefte 1-12 (vollständig)

      (noch zu Nr.24296:) . . . Soldatentum auf rassischer Grundlage - Ausländer arbeiten im Reich - Glück der Familie - Kaschuben in Westpreußen - Ehescheidungen und ihre gesellschaftsbiologischen Ursachen - Langemarck. Verpflichtung und Erbe (Langemarck-Studenten) - Die Regelung der Kinderbeihilfen - Krieg und Bevölkerungspolitik - In sicherer Hut. Jungens von der Waterkant im Hochgebirg zu Gast - Gedanken über Mutterschaft und Familie, von Gauleiter Fritz Sauckel / Weimar - Englands Herr und Gott im Spiegel der ausländischen Presse - Vererbtes Talent. Die Künstlersippe Rode-Giese, von Heinrich Banniza von Bazan - Mittagspause im Werk - Das Volk im größeren Reich - Auf den Straßen des Sieges im Osten - Im Dorf der Zwillinge - Weibliche Kriminalpolizei (3 Seiten Bildbericht) -Mutter und Kind in deutscher Kunst - Frauen in Gottes eigenem Land, mit Foto "Schlammringerin vor Plutokratempublikum" - ewig junges Finnland-kleine Vererbungslehre. Junge oder Mädel? Was entscheidet über das Geschlecht? - Den gebunden reichste Gau Deutschlands - Kriegsweihnacht 1941 - Ahasver. Ein Blick in das Verbrecheralbum (jüdische Schwerverbrecher, mehrseitiger Bildbericht) - Was unsere Leser wissen sollten Bücherecke. - Mit zeittypischen Ausführungen wie z.B.: "Die Nase ist eines der Kennzeichen, der den Juden für jedermann abstempeln. Durch diesen Kunstfehler an der Fassade hat das Schicksal den Juden für immer gezeichnet" / "Frage: Da ich die Absicht hatte, als Soldat zu heiraten, besorgte ich mir sämtliche Papiere, welche zum Nachweis der Arierschaft notwendig sind. Dabei musste ich feststellen, daß ein Großvater meiner Braut (mütterlicherseits) Jude war. Ich habe nun eine Bitte: mir mitzuteilen, unter welchen Umständen ich meine Braut heiraten darf, und ob ich nach Kriegsende in die Partei eintreten darf (ich war in der Hitler-Jugend Kameradschaftsführer)" - Antwort: "Wenn ein Großvater ihre Braut Jude ist, ist ihre Braut jüdischer Mischling 2. Grades. Als Unteroffizier und Vorgesetzter können Sie eine jüdischen Mischling nicht heiraten. Im übrigen würden Sie auch, selbst wenn eine derartige Heirat möglich wäre, niemals Mitglied der Partei oder ihrer Gliederungen (SS, SA udgl.) werden können. Voraussetzung für die Mitglieder der Partei ist, daß auch der Ehepartner den Nachweis der Deutschblütigkeit bis zum 1. Januar 1800 erbringen kann. Es ist ihnen daher dringend von der beabsichtigten Eheschließung abzuraten!" / "Die Gesichtszüge charakterisieren diesen Zigeuner, der ohne heimatliche Bindungen, haltlos und jedem Kulturvolk gefährlich durch die Welt geht". - Deutsches / Drittes Reich, Antisemitismus, antisemitische Karikaturen, Nationalsozialismus, Ehrung der erbgesunden deutschen Mutter als Trägerin der Zukunft der Nation, praktische Bevölkerungspolitik, Sicherung des Bestands des deutschen Volkes sowohl zahlenmäßig als auch dem Wert nach, Weckung des Willens zur Vollfamilie beim deutschen Menschen, Gesunderhaltung des deutschen Volkskerns, rechtliche Stellung der Juden in Rumänien, geschlossenes jüdisches Wohnviertel in Warschau errichtet, Langemarck-Student, Kinderlandverschickung, Saalverweisung einer Halbjüdin bei Wehrmacht-Kameradschaftsabend, Forderung nach Rassereinheit und Kinderreichtum in Deutschland, Kulturbolschewist Otto Dix, entartete Kunst, Juden als Schwerverbrecher, Schönheits-OP: Nasenbegradigung eines Juden, rechter Mischlinge, scharfer judenfeindlicher Standpunkt, Antiziganismus, Zigeuner-Häßlichkeit, illustrierte Bücher, NS.-Schrifttum, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut

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        Beating the Invader. A message from the Prime Minister.

      London: Issued by the Ministry of Information in co-operation with the War Office and the Ministry of Home Security,, 1941. Quarto single-sheet flyer (280 × 210 mm), text both sides. Glazed both sides and framed. First edition, first issue, Woods noting a later version with red overprinting. "If the invasion comes everyone - young or old, men and women - will be eager to play their part worthily ? When the attack begins, it will be too late to go ? for all of you then the order and the duty will be: 'STAND FIRM' ? where there is no fighting going on and no close cannon fire or rifle fire can be heard, everyone will govern his conduct by the second great order and duty, namely 'CARRY ON'." Churchill's inspirational message is followed by detailed instructions on just how to stand firm and carry on. Print-run details show that over 14 million copies were printed; "The huge print run might leave one with the impression that the leaflet would be commonly found today. It was, however, only a leaflet anticipating an event that never came to pass. In the event very few copies have survived" (Cohen).

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        Red.: Arne Remlov / Per Tannum.

      Oslo 1941-68. 4to. Rikt ill., delvis i fargar. Raude heilsjirtingsbind med gyllen ryggtekst. I 1950-årangen ligg er det nokre blanke sider, og vedlagde fotostatkopiar, elles er settet komplett. Eit pent og godt sett.

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        Excellent collage cartoon portrait in colour, signed by Rockwell (Norman, 1894-1978, American Artist and Illustrator)

      1941 - and inscribed "Faithfully yours" below Rockwell's drawing in the space left by the cartoonist of one of the dogs for which Rockwell was famous, someone has tied a tin can to the dog's tail, the string winding round Rockwell's signature, and showing Rockwell full length, full face, his hand resting on the top of the drawing, his jacket, trousers, suede shoes and enormous bow tie all cleverly picked out in real cloth, laid down on the back of the mount is an excellent newspaper obituary of Rockwell, showing him at work, the cartoon 10" x 7¾" on mount 15½" x 11¾", no place, Rockwell was famous for his world of small town American life and the covers he drew for the Saturday Evening Post. The dog is probably his own dog, Butch, who appeared in many of the artist's illustrations in the 1940s and 1950s. The dog was even present in one of Rockwell's most important series of four drawings, Four Seasons (1948). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Two original pencil, charcoal and wash drawings of Auxiliary Firemen, both signed "Betts '41". [Together with:] BETTS, Ben. Heroes with Grimy Faces: authentic cartoons of life in the Fire Service and the lighter side of the "Blitz". London: C. Arthur Pearson, Ltd. [c. 1941]. Landscape octavo, pp. 31. Original red printed wrappers, stapled as issued. Illustrated throughout with cartoons. Loose in wrappers otherwise a very good copy.

      London: 1941 - Image sizes: "Dr Livingstone" 580 x 450 mm (framed & glazed 730 x 590 mm); "And to think" 555 x 402 mm (framed & glazed 720 x 540 mm). Both in excellent condition. A fine eye-witness record of the heroism of the Auxiliary Fire Service during the London Blitz: a pair of very accomplished original drawings by the cartoonist Ben Betts - executed with an incisive and confident line - the larger of the two titled on verso "Dr Livingstone I presume" and showing two Auxiliary Firemen meeting amidst a fantastic tangle of steel girders; the other entitled "And to think that this time last year I was sitting beside a nice warm fire at home", with two kneeling firemen, surrounded by smoke and flame, manning a fire hose and dousing a fireplace inside a burning building. Ben Betts had worked for both the Daily Mirror and on the sports pages of the Daily Express before the war. He was stationed at U86 Tranmere Road, Earlsfield, in south west London, and is mentioned in the BBC online archive entitled "WW2 People's War". "The home-front battle took its toll on civilians: in the 1940-41 Blitz alone, 300,000 London homes were destroyed and at least 20,000 London civilians were killed; of those more than 1,000 were fire-fighters. Working amidst the destruction, firemen became the indomitable 'Heroes with Grimy Faces' praised by Churchill on the wireless and then honoured by Humphrey Jennings on screen in the 1943 film Fires Were Started, which cast real firemen in every role. Firemen led the way in the People's War, working longer, more gruelling hours than most to defend their burning London homes from the attacks of the German Luftwaffe" (Kristine A. Miller, British Literature of the Blitz: Fighting the People's War, 2009, p. 96). Provenance: each inscribed on verso by the original owner, L. R. Chambers: "This original cartoon by Betts was done in 1941 during the London 'blitz' while Betts was in the Auxiliary Fire Service. It was part of a collection shown at the Royal Academy in 1941 and then sent round the Commonwealth and America by the Ministry of Information to whom I loaned it for that purpose - and eventually returned to me after the war. The frame is the original piece of 'war-time' work". This was the first of four wartime exhibitions of work by Firemen Artists at the Royal Academy and included pictures by Leonard Rosoman, Bernard Hailstone, Paul Dessau, Norman Hepple and Robert Coram, who all served in the fire service. The book is scarce: Copac locates only two copies in British and Irish institutional libraries (IWM, Oxford); OCLC adds a further copy at the National Library of Scotland.

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        Zur Geschichte der deutschen Kriegsgefangenen des Zweiten Weltkrieges

      Band I/1 - 2: Die deutschen Kriegsgefangenen in Jugoslawien 1941 - 1949, Band II: Die deutschen Kriegsgefangenen in der Sowjetunion - Die Lagergesellschaft, Band III: Der Faktor hunger, Band IV: Der Faktor Arbeit, Band V1-3: Deutsche Straflager und Gefängnisse in der Sowjetunion, Band VI: Aus dem kulturellen Leben, Band VII: Eine Bilanz, Band VIII: Antifa (politische Umerziehung), Band IX: Die deutschen Kriegsgefangenen in Polen und der Tschechoslowakei, Band X/1-2: Die deutschen Kriegsgefangenen in amerikanischer Hand, Band X/1-2: Die deutschen Kriegsgefangenen in britischer Hand, Band XII: Die deutschen Kriegsgefangenen im Gewahrsam Belgiens, der Niederlande und Luxemburg, Band XIII: Die deutschen Kriegsgefangenen in französischer Hand, Band XIV: Geist und Kultur der deutschen Kriegsgefangenen im Westen, Band XV: Eine Zusammenfassung, 1. Beiheft: Tagebuch aus sowjetischer Kriegsgefangenschaft 1945 - 1949, 2. Beiheft: Aufzeichnungen über die Kriegsgefangenschaft im Westen, Bielefeld, Verlag Gieseking, 1962 ff., Ganzleineneinband mit Schutzumschlag, jeder Band zwischen 250 und 800 Seiten, Karten im Text, NICHT IM HANDEL ERHÄLTLICH! Verschiedene Schutzumschläge, Band XI/1 ohne Schutzumschlag, Zustand 2 (S244A) (S244A)

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        SIGNED Photograph of General John J. Pershing (dated 1941)

      US Army 1941 - GOOD. black and white photo, bagged for protection with a stiff backing board, singed by John J. Pershing, for "Capt Edward J. Oaklion(?)," dated 1941, very light stains to edges of pictures. Once Read Books, cover scan available - just ask, OnceReadBooks com Orders shipped via USPS. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Second World War photo album compiled by American Red Cross worker Elizabeth Ridley

      1941 1941 - Second World War photo album compiled by American Red Cross worker Elizabeth Ridley, with three wartime Naval yearbooks & souvenir books owned by her sister Christine, a naval air mechanic in the WAVES programme. Oblong folio (340 x 260 mm). 1941-45. Contemporary dark blue skiver elaborately embossed in grey with military motifs including an American Eagle, planes, tank, battleship, artillery, and blimp. Bound with black nylon ties that may not be original. 80 black paper pages containing 219 photographs attached with photo corners. The photos range in size, with the majority measuring 90 x 60 mm, and the largest 255 x 200 mm. A few items, including some photos, a small colour Kodachrome, several negatives, and an unused Anchor Line trunk label are loosely inserted. Elizabeth has written her name and address on the front free endpaper and annotated many of the photos with white ink. The naval books owned by Christine Ridley include We Keep 'Em Flying: A Visit to the Naval Air Technical Training Centre, Memphis Tennessee; Navy Log, a yearbook from the same centre, and Tattoo: United States Naval Air Station, Atlanta, Georgia. Loosely inserted in the Navy Log yearbook is a certificate showing that Christine passed the training to become an aviation machinist mate in October 1943. Loosely inserted in Tattoo is the certificate she received upon becoming an aviation machinist's mate second class in June 1944. Just a little rubbing and toning at the extremities, very good condition. Boards separated and reattached with cellotape, some rubbing and wear at the extremities. The leaves are brittle and exhibit cracking and chipping at the edges. Good condition. An evocative Second World War photo album and group of naval publications representing life on the American home front for Red Cross worker Elizabeth Ridley (1912-2004) and her sister Christine Ridley (b. 1920), a naval air mechanic. The sisters were originally from New Jersey, but moved throughout the US as part of their wartime work and would later settle in Washington D. C. Elizabeth's pre-war career is unknown, but after the war she continued to work for the Red Cross in Riverton, New Jersey, and in later life was employed at the Library of Congress. Christine was originally a teacher before joining the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES - officially the Naval Women's Reserve), which began operating in 1942. Her preliminary training as a naval aviation mechanic was undertaken at the Naval Air Technical Training Center in Memphis, Tennessee, followed by advanced training for Petty Officer Second Class in Atlanta Georgia. Elizabeth's album compiles several years worth of photographs beginning in 1941, presenting a wonderful cross-section of American life during the War. The pages are filled with both formal and informal snaps of friends and family, the many individuals in military uniform evoking the War's long reach into ordinary Americans' lives. Included are numerous pictures of Elizabeth and her colleagues in their Red Cross uniforms, two large and particularly nice shots of a Red Cross office with booster posters on the walls, and an image of Red Cross workers marching in a parade. There are also numerous photos of Christine in her naval uniform, two taken outside a Naval training office. Despite the troubled times most of the images are light-hearted and depict family reunions, days out, and travel, including trips to Florida; Texas (with shots of the Alamo and one of a bomber approaching Kelly Field); Gulfport, Mississippi; the beach at Hampton Bays, New York (with a series of shots of the sisters and their friends in bathing costumes and also bicycling down a country road); the Rochester Yacht Club; Washington D.C., and other unnamed locations. Overall this collection is a deeply personal and compelling look at life for two American women participating in the mass mobilization of American society during the Second World War. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Neues Volk. Blätter des Rassenpolitischen Amtes der NSDAP. * 9. Jahrgang, Hefte 1-12 (vollständig)

      Berlin, Verlag \"Neues Volk\", 1941. Vollständige Original-Ausgabe, gebunden in Festeinband der Zeit 8vo im Format 25,5 x 18 cm). Sämtliche 12 Hefte des Jahrgangs eingebunden, jeweils mit fotoillustriertem Deckeltitel und 27-29 Seiten. Mit vielen - teilweise ganzseitigen - Fotoabbildungen auf Kunstdruckpapier, Schrift: Fraktur - und Geleitwort von Dr.Gro0, Oberdienstleiter und Leiter des Rassenpolitischen Amtes der NSDAP: \"Zum neuen Jahr! Die rassenpolitische Arbeit ist von wesentlicher Bedeutung für die geschichtliche Behauptung und Sicherung der Erfolge, die Schwert und Politik heute erringen. Für die wachsende Macht des Reiches ist daher die wachsende Kraft des eigenen völkischen Lebens zu erwecken.\"- Mit Beiträgen von Günter Hecht, Hellmuth Unger, Karl Eiland, Robert Beck, Werner Hüttig, Paul Schulze-Naumburg, Fritz Lenz, Carla Hüttig, Heinrich Gottong, Horst Eggert, Ingeborg Lohse, Fritz Sauckel, Anton Dyk u.a. Aus dem Inhalt: Kleinanzeigenteil - Rassenpolitik in den Kolonien - Das Lied von narvik - Elsass: Menschen und Schicksale - Tragödie der Mischehe - Das Netz der Sippe - Die rumänischen Judengesetze - Stand der Reichsbevölkerung - Gebiets- und Bevölkerungsstand der Sowjetunion - Die Familie: Keimzelle des Volkes - Förderung Kinderreicher im Bereich des Reichsministers für Luftfahrt - Völkische Lebensfragen. Das Rassenpolitische Amt gibt Auskunft - Vorposten deutsche Art in Böhmen und Mähren - Der nordische Mensch in Frankreich - Hans F.K. Günther zum 50. Geburtstag - Der Eltern Segen - Das \"schwebende\" Volkstum - Pioniere (mehrseitiger Bildbericht) - Jugend im Bergbau - Über Verwandtenehen - Sieg im Westen, mit Zeichnungen von Lothar G Buchheim - Helden und Verräter in Südafrika - Kein Geburtenschwund trotz des Krieges - England im Kriege (antisemitische Karikatur) - Bräuteschulen, deutsch und japanisch - Geburtenkontrolle in USA - Frankreichs Abkehr vom nordischen Geis - Rassische Einordnung der Eheschließungen seit 1933 - Unter der Maske des Christentums . Methoden englischer Kolonialpolitik - Gefallen, wofür? - Englischer \"Geist\" - Sehnsucht und Wirklichkeit. Ein Wort zum Geburtstag des Führers - Zur Lösung der Judenfrage - 8 Mädel suchen einen Beruf - Deutsche Mütter - Romania - Lebenskraft und Lebenswille der europäischen Völker bei Beginn des Krieges - Balkanzigeuner ohne Romantik gesehen - Israel am Scheideweg (antisemitische Karikatur) - Appell an die Frauen - Britische Geburtenbeschränkung - Gesichter der Sahara -Bevölkerungsbewegung 1940 - Gibt es noch Wenden? - Fernaufklärer, die Augen unserer Luftwaffe - Neue Ergebnisse der Rassenforschung in Finnland - Deutsches / Drittes Reich, Antisemitismus, antisemitische Karikaturen, Nationalsozialismus, Ehrung der erbgesunden deutschen Mutter als Trägerin der Zukunft der Nation, praktische Bevölkerungspolitik, Sicherung des Bestands des deutschen Volkes sowohl zahlenmäßig als auch dem Wert nach, Weckung des Willens zur Vollfamilie beim deutschen Menschen, Gesunderhaltung des deutschen Volkskerns, rechtliche Stellung der Juden in Rumänien, geschlossenes jüdisches Wohnviertel in Warschau errichtet, Langemarck-Student, Kinderlandverschickung, Saalverweisung einer Halbjüdin bei Wehrmacht-Kameradschaftsabend, Forderung nach Rassereinheit und Kinderreichtum in Deutschland, Kulturbolschewist Otto Dix, entartete Kunst, Juden als Schwerverbrecher, Schönheits-OP: Nasenbegradigung eines Juden, rechter Mischlinge, scharfer judenfeindlicher Standpunkt, Antiziganismus, Zigeuner-Häßlichkeit, illustrierte Bücher, NS.-Schrifttum, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut - Weitere Beschreibung und Abbildungen s.Nr. 24300! Versand D: 5,90 EUR Deutsches / Drittes Reich, Antisemitismus, antisemitische Karikaturen, Nationalsozialismus, Ehrung der erbgesunden deutschen Mutter als Trägerin der Zukunft der Nation, praktische Bevölkerungspolitik, Sicherung des Bestands des deutschen Volkes sowohl zahlenmäßig als auch dem Wert nach, Weckung des Willens zur Vollfamilie beim deutschen Menschen, Gesunderhaltung des deutschen Volkskerns, rechtliche Stellung der Juden in Rumänien, geschlossenes jüdisches Wohnviertel in Warschau errichtet, Langemarck-Student, Kinderlandverschickung, Saalverweisung einer Halbjüdin bei Wehrmacht-Kameradschaftsabend, Forderung nach Rassereinheit und Kinderreichtum in Deutschland, Kulturbolschewist Otto Dix, entartete Kunst, Juden als Schwerverbrecher, Schönheits-OP: Nasenbegradigung eines Juden, rechter Mischlinge, scharfer judenfeindlicher Standpunkt, Antiziganismus, Zigeuner-Häßlichkeit, illustrierte Bücher, NS.-Schrifttum, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut

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        Burgenland (1921 - 1938) Ein deutsches Grenzland im Südosten. Eine Gemeinschaftarbeit zahlreicher Fachmänner. Unter Leitung und mit einem Vorwort von Dr. Hugo Hassinger. Herausgegeben von Fritz Bodo.

      Wien: Österr. Landesverlag 1941 - Oln. m. Rücken- u. Deckelpräg, Folio, 108 S. (Burgenlandatlas) Textbeilage: 54 S., sowie zwei weitere Kartenbeilagen., Vorsatzblat m. privatem Besitzvermerk. Titelblatt gestempelt "nur für den Dienstgebrauch". Einband ein wenig unfrisch, minimal fleckig u. Deckel ein bisschen aufgezogen. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "Alcoholics Anonymous: Freed Slaves of Drink, Now They Free Others " In The Saturday Evening Post

      Philadelphia: Saturday Evening Post, 1941. Volume 213, Number 35. With photo illustrations; cover illustration by Norman Rockwell. 9-11, 89-92 pp. 4to. Original pictorial wrappers. Small 1/4" chip on upper left front cover, tiny tear to lower edge of back cover and last few pages, no mailing label, an excellent copy. Volume 213, Number 35. With photo illustrations; cover illustration by Norman Rockwell. 9-11, 89-92 pp. 4to. A major turning point for Alcoholics Anonymous. A clean, crisp copy of the Saturday Evening Post featuring the article on Alcoholics Anonymous that brought the organization to national prominence and which is acknowledged by A.A. to be a major turning point in the history of the group. The article was written by Jack Alexander six years after the founding of the group and two years after the publication of the "Big Book," A.A.'s central text. Alexander received the active encouragement and collaboration of A.A. co-founder Bill Wilson, who had been seeking ways to broadcast the group's message to a wider audience, and who took Alexander to meet scores of A.A. group members throughout the midwest and east coast, shared organizational files, and brought him to several sites of A.A. significance. The resulting article was sympathetic to the group's aims and laudatory of its achievements--Alexander notes that the "movement ... in the past six years has brought recover to around 2000 men and women, a large percentage of whom had been considered medically hopeless"--and gave a nuanced portrayal of A.A.'s members, methods and philosophy. Alexander describes a visit to a hospitalized drunk by three recovered members of the group; the impressed reactions and endorsements of the medical community; history of the group's founding; anecdotes of drinking and recovery; etc. It is also illustrated with a series of photos, of an early A.A. meeting among other subjects. The article had an extraordinary effect; A.A. headquarters received nearly a thousand written inquiries in the first two weeks after its appearance, and a bulletin in the March 26, 1941 issue of the post noted: "Following the publication of 'Alcoholics Anonymous' by Jack Alexander, the Post floor received an unusually large mail from readers, much of it asking how contact could be established with groups who are doing this work in various cities. There were several instances of calls on our branch offices for information on local organizations of this unusual group." A second printing of the Big Book was initiated to meet the sudden interest. The article is credited by A.A. for bringing the organization to national prominence, and for galvanizing the movement at a crucial moment in its infancy. A.A. World Services to this day publishes the article in pamphlet form and sells an estimated 22,000 copies a year.

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        Autograph Letter Signed

      London: np, 1941. AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED by Noel Coward, with content pertaining to theater. Addressed to a young admirer, Robert Bishop, Coward writes:"I was very interested to get your nice letter. I had a miniature theater when I was younger than you & I have never forgotten all the pleasure it gave me."I think, taken all round, it is a good plan to go to a training school such as [???] - although I did not do so myself. I rather advise it as it is so much easier to get an opening through a school than on one's own. Anyway, all good luck to you."Yours Sincerely " [signed] Noel Coward"Quarto (8x10 in.), one sheet (recto and verso, 1.5 written pages); folds, otherwise fine. WITH: Three letters (three sheets total) on Coward's letterhead to Robert Bishop from Lorn Lorraine, Coward's secretary. Fine.

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        The Last Tycoon An Unfinished Novel, Together with the Great Gatsby, and Selected Short Stories

      Charles Scribner's Sons, NY 1941 - Blue cloth titled in gilt, red topstain. First edition with Scribner's A. Slight darkening to endpages, board edges mildly rubbed, corners slightly softened, small rubs to front panel, topstain has a few tiny spots. Sound unmarked copy. The DJ in mylar is price clipped, chipped at edges, with a 1" hole mid spine, mild creasing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Neues Volk. Blätter des Rassenpolitischen Amtes der NSDAP. * 9. Jahrgang, Hefte 1-12 (vollständig)

      Berlin, Verlag "Neues Volk", 1941 - (noch zu Nr.24296:) . . . Soldatentum auf rassischer Grundlage - Ausländer arbeiten im Reich - Glück der Familie - Kaschuben in Westpreußen - Ehescheidungen und ihre gesellschaftsbiologischen Ursachen - Langemarck. Verpflichtung und Erbe (Langemarck-Studenten) - Die Regelung der Kinderbeihilfen - Krieg und Bevölkerungspolitik - In sicherer Hut. Jungens von der Waterkant im Hochgebirg zu Gast - Gedanken über Mutterschaft und Familie, von Gauleiter Fritz Sauckel / Weimar - Englands Herr und Gott im Spiegel der ausländischen Presse - Vererbtes Talent. Die Künstlersippe Rode-Giese, von Heinrich Banniza von Bazan - Mittagspause im Werk - Das Volk im größeren Reich - Auf den Straßen des Sieges im Osten - Im Dorf der Zwillinge - Weibliche Kriminalpolizei (3 Seiten Bildbericht) -Mutter und Kind in deutscher Kunst - Frauen in Gottes eigenem Land, mit Foto "Schlammringerin vor Plutokratempublikum" - ewig junges Finnland-kleine Vererbungslehre. Junge oder Mädel? Was entscheidet über das Geschlecht? - Den gebunden reichste Gau Deutschlands - Kriegsweihnacht 1941 - Ahasver. Ein Blick in das Verbrecheralbum (jüdische Schwerverbrecher, mehrseitiger Bildbericht) - Was unsere Leser wissen sollten Bücherecke. - Mit zeittypischen Ausführungen wie z.B.: "Die Nase ist eines der Kennzeichen, der den Juden für jedermann abstempeln. Durch diesen Kunstfehler an der Fassade hat das Schicksal den Juden für immer gezeichnet" / "Frage: Da ich die Absicht hatte, als Soldat zu heiraten, besorgte ich mir sämtliche Papiere, welche zum Nachweis der Arierschaft notwendig sind. Dabei musste ich feststellen, daß ein Großvater meiner Braut (mütterlicherseits) Jude war. Ich habe nun eine Bitte: mir mitzuteilen, unter welchen Umständen ich meine Braut heiraten darf, und ob ich nach Kriegsende in die Partei eintreten darf (ich war in der Hitler-Jugend Kameradschaftsführer)" - Antwort: "Wenn ein Großvater ihre Braut Jude ist, ist ihre Braut jüdischer Mischling 2. Grades. Als Unteroffizier und Vorgesetzter können Sie eine jüdischen Mischling nicht heiraten. Im übrigen würden Sie auch, selbst wenn eine derartige Heirat möglich wäre, niemals Mitglied der Partei oder ihrer Gliederungen (SS, SA udgl.) werden können. Voraussetzung für die Mitglieder der Partei ist, daß auch der Ehepartner den Nachweis der Deutschblütigkeit bis zum 1. Januar 1800 erbringen kann. Es ist ihnen daher dringend von der beabsichtigten Eheschließung abzuraten!" / "Die Gesichtszüge charakterisieren diesen Zigeuner, der ohne heimatliche Bindungen, haltlos und jedem Kulturvolk gefährlich durch die Welt geht". - Deutsches / Drittes Reich, Antisemitismus, antisemitische Karikaturen, Nationalsozialismus, Ehrung der erbgesunden deutschen Mutter als Trägerin der Zukunft der Nation, praktische Bevölkerungspolitik, Sicherung des Bestands des deutschen Volkes sowohl zahlenmäßig als auch dem Wert nach, Weckung des Willens zur Vollfamilie beim deutschen Menschen, Gesunderhaltung des deutschen Volkskerns, rechtliche Stellung der Juden in Rumänien, geschlossenes jüdisches Wohnviertel in Warschau errichtet, Langemarck-Student, Kinderlandverschickung, Saalverweisung einer Halbjüdin bei Wehrmacht-Kameradschaftsabend, Forderung nach Rassereinheit und Kinderreichtum in Deutschland, Kulturbolschewist Otto Dix, entartete Kunst, Juden als Schwerverbrecher, Schönheits-OP: Nasenbegradigung eines Juden, rechter Mischlinge, scharfer judenfeindlicher Standpunkt, Antiziganismus, Zigeuner-Häßlichkeit, illustrierte Bücher, NS.-Schrifttum, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Galerie für gegenständliche Kunst]
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        Peonies and Ponies - A Novel.

      Chatto & Windus, London. 1941 - First edition. Octavo. pp viii, 310. A novel set in Peking.Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the title-page: ''for Neil Ritchie, many years after! with warm regards, Harold Acton''. The recipient is Acton's bibliographer and editor of Oxford, China and Italy: Writings in Honour of Sir Harold Acton on His Eightieth Birthday (1985). He is also the bibliographer of Sacheverell Sitwell.Free endpapers a bit tanned. Very good in very good dustwrapper a bit darkened at the spine and edges. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB]
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        Up The Garden Path

      Collins [Crime Club], 1941 A first edition, first printing published by Collins [Crime Club] in 1941. A very good book (one neat gift inscription to the front pastedown). Some lightening to the edges. In a very good clipped wrapper with some edge wear to the spine tips and corners. A rare book.[removed][removed]

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        The Black Stallion and THE ISLAND STALLION RACES Two Volumes

      Random House, 1941, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very-good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very-good, First Edition, Both Volumes Signed, Illustrated By: Keith Ward and Harold Eldridge. Size: 7¾" - 9¾" Tall, Copyright dates are 1941 and 1955 First editions. BOTH VOLUMES ARE SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Volume 1-The Black Stallion, SIGNED BY AUTHOR, first edition, thirty-second printing. This classic title in children's horse literature is signed by Walter Farley on the front flyleaf. The volume is in its original jacket, with illustrations by Keith Ward. This vintage volume displays external wear, with edge wear and mild soiling to the dust jacket. The spine of the book is slightly cocked. The binding is sound, and the interior is clean and bright. THE ISLAND STALLION RACES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. 1955, FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. This edition of "The Island Stallion Races" signed by Walter Farley on the front flyleaf. The volume is in its original illustrated dust jacket, and is illustrated by Harold Eldridge. This vintage volume displays external wear, with edge tears and rubbing to the jacket, and significant rubbing to the cloth of the volume. The binding is sound. A previous owner's signature appears on the front flyleaf, and the endpapers display mild toning. The interior is clean and bright, with illustrations showing well, Collectible & Signed Both

      [Bookseller: mclin haven books]
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        The Forgotten Village [Signed]

      New York: The Viking Press, 1941. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. A Very Good copy of the first edition, second printing before publication, in the Publisher's original oatmeal cloth (expected toning to boards, a few spots to each board, spine toned, board corners turned a bit inward, bump to the rear board's lower left corner, some fading to the green top edge of the page block, darkening to pastedowns due to the type of binder's glue used, prior owner's small name and address sticker to the front free endpaper's upper right corner), in a Very Good price-clipped dust jacket (some loss at the spine ends, closed tear to the upper portion of the spine general toning, moderate edge wear), SIGNED BY JOHN STEINBECK on the half-title. The book presents the story of modern medicine's coming to a small Mexican village, and includes 136 black and white photographs taken from the movie from which the book originated. Steinbeck provides the text for each photograph. John Steinbeck won the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature for his "realistic and imaginative writing, combining as it does sympathetic humor and keen social perception." Signed copies are uncommon to the market. A Very Good copy, SIGNED BY JOHN STEINBECK.

      [Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC]
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        Les Joueurs Chinois. [The Chinese Gamblers].

      No date. [ 1941.]. Color woodblock print, dai oban (sheet size 14 1/2 x 19 inches). Light toning to upper margin and adhesive residue at upper edge of paper, overall very good condition. Printed on paper watermarked with Jacoulet's name; limitation number of print on verso (no 333/350). There is no red sparrow seal visible under the pencil signature at lower right of the image.

      [Bookseller: oldimprints.com]
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