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        Men at War

      Crown, 1942 First edition with A on copyright page, First Edition and original price of $3.00 stated on front flap of dust jacket, near fine in a very good dust jacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

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        Lotto composto da circa ottanta documenti concernenti la situazione ed il recupero delle navi autoaffondatesi nel porto di Tolone il 27 novembre 1942: lettere (di e indirizzate a Giannelli), disegni, piante del porto con la posizione dei relitti, 29 fotografie originali dei relitti stessi, ecc.

      - [Vari luoghi, 1942-1943]. La flotta presente nel porto di Lione si autoaffondò su ordine dell'Ammiragliato del governo francese per non finire in mani tedesche. Giannelli fu a capo del progetto - interrotto dopo l'8 settembre - di recupero delle unità affondate. Raccolta di fonti primarie di estremo interesse. Sgualciture.

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        Aminadab : Jeu complet d'épreuves abondamment corrigées par l'auteur

      S.n. 1942 - - S.n., s.l. s.d (1942), 18,5x41cm, en feuilles. - Epreuves complètes de Aminadab comportant de nombreuses corrections manuscrites et un passage supprimé. Petites déchirures sans manques sur certains feuillets et quelques pages cornées, dernier feuillet déchiré en deux morceaux, mais complet. Document unique témoignant des corrections et modifications de Maurice Blanchot avant la publication de ce second roman considéré comme fondateur de son écriture à venir. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First new version of the autograph manuscript of 17 pages, written in 1935. Manuscript writing very dense, full excluding the last 13 lines of printed text, with many erasures, corrections and additions. Complete typescript with a few variations from the manuscript and a copy of the first edition published in 1947 and finally published in 1950 is attached. In 1935, Blanchot has been working for 3 years on Thomas the Obscure (he completed in 1940) when interrupts his writing "that would not stop" to write the last word, a short story he describes as "an attempt to bypass another book underway to overcome the interminable and get a more linear narrative, yet painfully complex, a silent decision . ". In 1983, Blanchot, referring to the motivations of this "innocent text where murderers omens of future time resounded," can not say "how it is written and how unknown requirement, it has the answer." "It was not a text for publication," he says in the afterword of hindsight. The last word will indeed published 12 years later in 550 copies in the collection golden age (although it went bankrupt at the same time, the book will be on sale in 1950) . So the first story is meant at once the last word and the refusal of its unveiling. "Surely begin to write immediately to achieve at the end (.), this means at least hope not to make a career and finding the shortest path to finish early." In this "Apocalypse" Blanchot leads his own novel being written: Thomas, the hero, and is ironically called the new power otherwise without express "what happened to him [that] saying nothing happened ". But if, starting with the last word, Blanchot marks the end of writing, it is an end that remains unpublished. And when the book is finally published, it will be more of a work already substantial: Thomas the Obscure, Amminadab, Faux pas, the Most High, Death Sentence and The Share of fire. Therefore, the last word is not "waiver be Master and Judge," but a written waiver of this "itself in vain." It can no longer be "the unusual resolution to deprive [Language] to support (.) that is to say more than language" but, as part of the work, there is a "word to say and do not say. ". A word rewritten by the writer he became transformed by writing and by war. This is the inaugural version, first draft of thirty young Blanchot, we present here and C. Bident his biographer, thought "probably never know." Narrative foundation, basic writing, many scholars have studied the last man, "painfully complicated" as even the author, but who calls a few "prophetic" pages a reflection on language (and, through him, totalitarianism) marking the second part of the century. Now we present the manuscript written in 1935 and until then unknown, differs considerably from the following two versions of 1947 and 1983. Written in the third person (the later will they, homodiégétiques) the story is much longer. It contains descriptions and including many deleted scenes that will be removed in the published versions: "The sun bathed [plaza] a fiery light of huge mirrors, placed at the four corners, be kicked around in a maze of colors . " A cloud was soon raised to the ceiling, black cloud crossed by small glowing patches. " I am worried, he said. I was wrong to leave earlier this house when I get home, surrounded by torches are extinguished one by one. What will I find now? How to live without I guideline? Can you tell me anything? " Some children, head blackened coal, removed the sand in w [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Work Suspended (Signed By The Author)

      The First UK printing published by Chapman and Hall in 1942.The edition was limited to only 500 copies.The BOOK is in near FINE condition being free from erasures, markings and inscriptions.A little pushing to the spine tips.Gilt titling remains bright.A little toning and spotting to the text block but the pages remain clean.The WRAPPER is complete and is VERY GOOD++ or better condition.It is in remarkable condition for its age.A little nicked and rubbed in places more-so at the spine ends.Small closed tear to the upper front panel.The red lettering to the spine remains bright.A little spotted but this not detract from the appearance - The wrapper looks very attractive in the removable Brodart archival cover.The book has been Signed by the Author to the title page.Written during the author's stint at Pixton Park, his wife's family's country estate, while Waugh was trying to become an officer.When he succeeded, the daily training regimen meant that he was not able to continue writing the piece.His brief preface to "Mr Woollcott" suggests that he thought this was his best writing, though unsuited to the world after the outbreak of the war.Extremely scarce with such attributes.The first copy that we have handled.

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        THE BRASHER DOUBLOON filmed as TIME TO KILL. The Final Shooting Script. Based on the novel The High Window By Raymond Chandler.

      Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox. 1942 - The Final Shooting Script for the film Time To Kill, based on Raymond Chandler’s novel The High Window. Blue card covers stamped in purple with the title "The Brasher Doubloon" with the date "AUG. 12, 1942" and "Final" to the top right corner. There are a couple of ink hand annotations in black "Released as "Time To Kill"" and a number code. Also present is the faint ink stamp "Received New York Legal Dept. Nov 27 1942". The script appears to be numbered 35 by way of an ink stamp to the cover and the inside Stenographic Dept loan page. The script is 106 pages including the title page. There are 6 blue revision pages, page 45 dated 8/14/42; page 46 dated 8/22/42; page 84 dated 8/14/42; pages 98, 98A, 103 all dated 8/20/42. The condition is excellent, the covers are a little worn and creased with a short closed tear to the right edge of upper cover. The contents are clean and bright throughout. A rare final script for the second of Raymond Chandler’s novels to hit the big screen. The Herbert I. Leeds directed film was released on 22 January 1943 staring Lloyd Nolan, Heather Angel and Doris Merrick. The character of Philip Marlowe was replaced with Michael Shayne (this was to be the last of seven Shayne mysteries produced by Fox with Lloyd Nolan as the lead). Whilst the film was remade 5 years later as "The Brasher Doubloon" reinstating Philip Marlowe, the plot of "Time To Kill" was much more faithful to that of Raymond Chandler’s book. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        THE HIGH WINDOW

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1942. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+ in a Near Fine FACSIMILE dust jacket. Original dust jacket's front flaps adhered to pastedowns. Pages toned. Spine cocked slightly. First Edition stated. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        My Fifty Years of Chess. Volume Two in the Chess Classics Series

      NY: Horowitz & Harkness 1942 - *This price HAS BEEN reduced by 10% until Monday, Dec. 5. Order now for best savings* limited to 500 numbered copies signed by Marshall, this being copy #205; original red cloth (hardcover), binding slightly faded and rubbed at the edges, lower corner of the front cover slightly bumped, else very good. Photos available upon request.

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        WW2 Manuscript Field Note Book

      This is a fascinating Second World War Manuscript Field Note book Kept by Bombardier R. Fisher of 7 Rifle Brigade while on Advance through Europe to Southern Italy in 1944 packed full of information on Weapons, Tactics, Guns, Grenades, Ammunition, Drill, Tank Warfare, Airborne troops, Ambushing tactics, Camouflage, Anti Gas Equipment, Army Life, Military Law, operation and assembly of weapons, WELL ILLUSTRATED with many drawings, also with a diary dated record of his movements from October 1942 to December 1944 with one hundred and fifty used pages, covers worn and starting to separate from text block else in good condition A FASCINATING ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT SOLIDERS FIELD NOTE BOOK FROM THE SECOND WORLD WAR AND AN IMPORTANT HISTORICAL WW2 MILITARY DOCUMENT

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        Commemorative photo album

      1942 - (STEINMETZ, Charles Proteus) STEINMETZ MEMORIAL FOUNDATION. Commemorative photo album presented to Comfort A. Adams who delivered the Fifteenth Steinmetz Memorial Lecture. [Schenectady, New York: Steinmetz Memorial Foundation, 1942]. Quarto, brad-bound as issued, original full brown sheep gilt, watered silk endpapers. $4200.Commemorative album created in honor of acclaimed scientist Charles Steinmetz by the Steinmetz Memorial Foundation, with 41 full-page second-generation gelatin silver prints including portraits of Steinmetz, images of Steinmetz with Edison and Einstein, and scenes from Steinmetz's life, presented to electrical engineer Comfort A. Adams who delivered the 15th Steinmetz Memorial Lecture "Cooperation Versus War" in 1942.This commemorative album was produced by the Steinmetz Memorial Foundation and contains 41 full-page images from the life of Charles Steinmetz. Steinmetz, a German Jew, was born with dwarfism, hip dysplasia, and was also a hunchback. Though these challenges would have proves life-limiting""if not life-ending""for many born in the middle of the 19th century, Steinmetz instead excelled. He became known for his aptitude in math and physics, his own knowledge exceeding that of his teachers. However, by the time he was in university, his involvement in socialist causes had come to the attention of the authorities and his academic prowess proved to be no protection. Steinmetz fled to Zurich and then to America. Steinmetz's work in America proved groundbreaking, especially in electrical engineering. GE, through buying a company that he worked for, took full advantage of his accomplishments. Steinmetz himself eventually secured over 200 patents. His work brought him into contact with other scientific luminaries including Albert Einstein and, on several occasions, with Thomas Edison. Indeed, pictures of Steinmetz with both Einstein and Edison are featured in this album. By 1922 (a year prior to his death), Steinmetz gave up on socialism, at least as part of America's future, a decision that probably saved his legacy. "Steinmetz must be regarded as one of the fathers of electrical engineering, and his work symbolizes the fruitful interaction between mathematics, science, and practical engineering. He made outstanding contributions to the field, and his influence was transmitted not only by his discoveries and inventions, but also by his writings. Much of the methodology of modern circuit theory was developed and became widely known through his textbooks. His successful experience with GE encouraged other companies to become involved in basic research, which was a new departure in American industrial thinking. Finally, his was a true "˜rags to riches' story that has been an inspiration to immigrants, to those affected with a physical disability, and to those whom society would dismiss as "˜non-conformists"(ANB). This book was presented to American electrical engineer Comfort A. Adams, who made great contributions in areas including the steel industry and commercial welding. "Adams was much recognized during his career. He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences. He delivered the inaugural Adams Lecture for the American Welding Society and received its Samuel Wylie Miller Medal. In 1944 he received the American Institute of Electrical Engineer's Lamme Medal both for his work in the theory and design of alternating-current machinery and for his work in welding. Perhaps his most prestigious award was the Edison Medal in 1956 for "˜pioneering achievements in the development of alternating current electric machines and in electrical welding; for vision and initiative in the formation of an engineering standards organization and for eminence as an educator and consulting engineer" (ANB). With The Story of Steinmetz, a GE promotional booklet that shares many of the images from this album, laid in.Interior fine, a bit of light restoration to binding. Extremely good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Owls Don't Blink

      Morrow, 1942 Advance review copy in wrappers, a very rare Gardner book, especially in a nice advanced version of the original dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made case with gold lettered leather labels on the spine.. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Very Good/Very Good.

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        La Famiglia Zerilli nel periodo 1441 - 1941.

      Libreria Vinciana 1942 - Milano, Libreria Vinciana, 1942-XX. In-4, 297pp. Plein cartonnage toilé de l'éditeur. Présentation de Pietro Fedele. 14 planches hors texte, dont 4 dépliantes. Impression unique à 180 exemplaires numérotés. Quelques menus défauts. Très rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        DEATH AND THE DANCING FOOTMAN

      Collins 1942 - First edition. Original orange cloth in pictorial dustwrapper. A fine copy with an ownership name to front endpaper in a very good dustwrapper indeed, which is bright and crisp, but for a small chip from the base of the front panel and a little wear to the base of the spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Cecily G. and the 9 Monkeys (Curious George).

      Houghton Mifflin Company,, Boston: 1942 - The first appearance of Curious George. Illustrated by the author. First American edition (matching year of publication on title and copyright pages). Light edge wear at the spine ends and corners, else very good in brown cloth with blue lettering and design. Binding is solid. No dust jacket. B0012GHVD0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        MORMON COUNTRY

      New York: Duell, Sloan, and Pearce, 1942. First Edition, Affectionately and very personally INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY STEGNER "For Jinny, who has already signed up as official historian on the post-war expedition to God's country. Wally". 8vo, publisher’s original maroon boards, the spine lettered in gilt, in the original dustjacket. 362pp. A very fine copy but for subtle fading to the spine edge and gentle wear to the jacket. A VERY HANDSOME COPY OF THIS VERY PERSONALLY AND AFFECTIONATELY INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION AND IMPORTANT STEGNER TITLE. The story of Mormon Country is indeed a fascinating one. It begins with the great westward trek under the leadership of Brigham Young and goes forward as the chronicle of tireless and superhuman achievements by a people of faith. The myths and legends of the Mormons, their folkways and great leaders, are relatively unknown to many Americans. But theirs is a colorful saga, and it is the saga of a people who built by group effort a region entirely different from the rest of the West in its institutions and habits of living.

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        Lettres a Une Amie recueil de quarante-et-une lettres inedites adresses a Marie Nordlinger 1899-1908

      Editions Du Calame, Manchester, 1942, Soft cover, Book Condition: Good, Inscribed by the subject. paperback, plain grey card covers lettered red and black, completed printing on 20th April, 1942 by the French University Printing Presses of R Aikman & Son, Manchester, no indication of Limitation, (limited to 225 copies)?, red stain to top corner of front cover- not penetrating beyond, edges of covers chipped and age-toned, small piece lacking at tail end of spine, first three leaves creased to top leading corner, tipped in portraits of Proust and of Marie Nordlinger, binding tight, text clean, lecture and 41 letters.This copy inscribed to Prince Antoine de Bibesco [of Romania], life-long friend of Proust and thought to be the role model for Proust's character, Robert de St Loup, signed and dated by Marie Nordlinger, Manchester, September, 1949. In the inscription she writes (in French) 'Years ago, so long ago, since then so many days have elapsed... in the old days' , xi + 123pp & Contents Pages, Book

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        Footlight Serenade (Original screenplay for the 1942 film)

      Twentieth Century-Fox, Los Angeles 1942 - Revised Final Script for the 1942 film, "Footlight Serenade" (here under the working title, "Strictly Dynamite"), directed by Gregory Ratoff, written for the screen by Kenneth Earl, Robert Ellis, Fidel LaBarba, Helen Logan, and Lynn Starling, and starring Betty Grable, John Payne, Victor Mature, and Jane Wyman. A classic Fox musical, and the film that certified Betty Grable's ascent to stardom. Mature plays an arrogant boxer who is trying for a career on Broadway, and who is also trying to win the affection of Grable, who is secretly married to Payne. Red titled wrappers, stamped REVISED FINAL on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped project No. 424 and copy No. 116, dated March 4, 1942, and with a holograph notation at the top left that reads: "Received fr. Carl E. Milliken (Hays Office) with letter 4-8-42. This script was sent to him in March 1942 by Jason Joy." Distribution page present, with receipt removed. Title page present, with credits for screenwriters Starling, Ellis, and Logan. 128 leaves, mimeograph, with blue revision pages throughout, dated variously between 3/9/42 and 3/11/42. Pages and wrapper Very Good plus (small chip missing from the bottom outer edge of the rear wrapper), bound with two gold brads. Hirschhorn, p. 208. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Go Down, Moses

      Random House, 1942 A near fine first edition in the presumed first issue black binding in a very good price-clipped dust jacket. First Printing stated on the copyright page. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

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        The Good Earth Original Lithograph by John Steuart Curry signed in Pencil

      Associated American Artists, New York 1942 - This is an original pencil signed lithograph on paper w/ a 12-3/4" x 10-1/8 " image in a 19" x 15" frame, Signed in pencil LR. It has not been removed from its frame to check condition or sheet size but appears to be in good condition w/ no apparent flaws (sheet size should be 16-3/4" x 12-5/8"). John Steuart Curry (1897-1946) was one of the three members of the great Regionalist Triumvirate of the early 20th Century (along with Grant Wood and Thomas Hart Benton). He was also an artist member of Prairie Print Makers. "Our Good Earth" exists in several forms. A finished oil painting used as the basis for an equally famous photo-mechanical color lithographic war poster, produced by the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) in both large and small versions w/ copies posted nationwide in 1942. The image was used again as a cover illustration for a GPO informational booklet directed to farmers. And finally, it was produced as a fine art lithograph on stone published in 1942 in an edition of 250 by Associated American Artists, New York. Many critics believe the lithograph is the most evocative of the three forms. The aim of the project was to inspire leading American artists to create pictures that would encourage popular support for the nation¿s war effort. Curry¿s response was simple yet powerful, an image that transcends its original motivation as illustration and propaganda. In particular, a representation of the contemporary yeoman farmer descended from those who founded and developed this country; his placement in a field of waving wheat surrounded by his children presents the Midwest as an energetic, fertile land, inhabited by heroic people of unlimited potential Curry was not adverse to co-opting and transposing European examples and some believe Michelangelo¿s David was the likely source for Curry¿s heroic farmer who, instead of holding a sling, is seen clutching three stems of wheat. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Ceremonials of Common Days

      Second Printing of Second Edition - July 1942.  The only flaw is a slight dust darkening to the page top edges and a 'ghost darkening' on the first free page.  No dust jacket.  RAREThe printing history on the copyright page is;  Copyright 1923  -  First Edition, Dec 1922  -  Second Printing, Jan 1925  -  Third Printing, May 1926  -  Fourth Printing, Dec 1928  -  SECOND EDITION, Feb 1936 - Second Printing, July 1942 (THIS BOOK)

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        Fort Hood Photo Archive

      1942 - (WORLD WAR II). Photographic archive of Fort Hood Opening Day. Killeen, Texas: U.S. Army Signal Corps, 1942. Oblong folio (11 by 14 inches), 90 leaves of cardstock, each with gelatin silver black-and-white or sepia-toned photographic print on glossy paper stock affixed (88 measuring 8 by 10 inches, 2 measuring 4 by 6 inches), ring-bound; 12 additional photographic prints (9 on glossy paper stock, 3 on matte; each measuring 8 by 10 inches) laid in loose. Housed in custom half morocco clamshell box. $4500.Vintage archive of 102 black-and-white and sepia-tinted photographic prints (90 mounted on thick card stock, another dozen loose) documenting the September 1942 opening ceremonies of the United States Army's groundbreaking tank destroyer training center at Camp Hood, with numerous intriguing views of anti-tank artillery, troop exercises and Army officials and important visitors from Washington, D.C. and Hollywood. A unique, visual primary source of American military history.In 1942, while World War II raged, the United States Army developed 108,000 acres of central Texas farm land into Camp Hood, later Fort Hood. The new base became home to a tank destroyer tactical and firing center and some 38,000 troops (a figure that would swell to almost 95,000 in less than a year). The Army designed Camp Hood to house its newly created Tank Destroyer battalions: mobile anti-tank guns on armored half-tracks to combat Nazi Germany's Panzers, which had overrun so much of Europe. Generals Andrew D. Bruce and Lesley J. McNair (both pictured in several of the photographs in this album) organized the units, quickly training "scores of officers and men," as the New York Times reported, "in the tough business of 'tank busting'". The mission of the tank destroyer is best epitomized by the motto the new battalions have adopted, 'Seek, attack, destroy!'" This remarkable archive of vintage photographs documents the ceremonies marking the base's opening day, September 18, 1942. Highlights include the presentation of colors and the review of troops; inspections of such equipment as .30 caliber machine guns, the 37 mm tank gun towed by a Jeep, 75 mm guns mounted on the M3 GMC and M10 GMC half-tracks, and M2A4 Light Tanks; practical demonstrations of the quarter-ton reconnaissance car, Molotov cocktails and "Sticky Bomb" grenades (the latter improvised from dynamite, nitroglycerin and GI socks), trench warfare and unarmed combat; mock Nazi villages and simulated Japanese formations that served to simulate tank hunting under actual combat conditions; the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps detachment; Fort Hood's military personnel as well as visiting officers and government dignitaries; and several photographs of Hollywood starlets and popular pin-up subjects Anne Gwynne, Martha O'Driscoll and Joan Blondell, as well as Miss America 1942, Jo-Carroll Dennison (shown playing with the 899th Tank Destroyer battalion's puppy mascots, visiting with Will Rogers, Jr., and firing a Tommy Gun). Neat manuscript ink annotations and ruling to leaf margins. Some photographs with previous, unobtrusive hole-punches at edges.Occasional closed tears to leaves, not affecting mounted photographs. Light curling to loose photographs. A unique and engrossing archive of vintage photographs, depicting a significant development in America's military might.

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        Make Way for Ducklings

      The Viking Press, 1942 Very good in a near fine dust jacket. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Third Printing May 1942 stated on the copyright page. A Caldecott winner; the sticker is affixed to the front of the dust jacket. Book has some edegewear. Dust jacket has slight rubbing at the corners and spine ends, but is otherwise in remarkable condition. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item.. Signed by Author(s). 3rd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine.

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        Persian Gulf Pilot. Comprising the Persian Gulf and its approaches, from Ras al Hadd, in the South-West, to Cape Monze, in the East. Ninth edition. All bearings are true. London, Hydrographic Department, Admiralty / Lowe & Brydone, 1942.

      1942. 8vo. (2), XXVI, 286, (2) pp. With several maps and plates. Original cloth. "The Persian Gulf Pilot contains sailing directions for the Persian gulf and the approaches thereto, from Ras al Hadd, in the south-west, to Cape Monze, in the East". - Also includes copious information on politics, population, languages, trade, currencies, pearl fishery, meteorological information (climate, winds, weather, temperature, humidity), as well as currents, tides, communications and other miscellaneous information. - Binding rubbed. Only two copies in auction records of the past decades (Peter Hopkirk's copy fetching £1,300 at Sotheby's, Oct 14, 1998, lot 1043). Hydrographic Office Publication 158. OCLC 807872995.

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        VITA VISSUTA

      MONDADORI, MILANO 1942 - COLLANA DI LETTURE ITALIANO A cura di Arturo Stanghellini, coperta morbida con traccia di umidità al lato posteriore, sovraccoperta con segni di usura, piccoli strappi e traccia di umidità, pagine leggermente brunite dal tempo e con rara fioritura

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        Duas Viagens ao Brasil. Arrojadas aventuras no seculo XVI entre os antropofagos do Novo Mundo. Livro primeiro: as viagens. Livro segundo: a terra e seus habitantes. Transcrito em alemao moderno por Carlos Fouquet

      N/A, 1942 - Stellenweise leicht geknickt (Inhalte nicht davon betroffen), Deckel mit einzelnen Lagerspuren, Seiten altersgemäß angedunkelt pt Gewicht in Gramm: 431 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Tintin. Le Crabe aux Pinces d'Or. (Dos rouge)

      Édition originale en noir et blanc. 4 hors texte en couleurs. Casterman - Tournai - Paris - 1942 - 103 pages - Imprimé en Belgique.SÉRIE A. Dos rouge. Premier plat de couverture, titre blanc. Page de titre, titre noir. Première page, pas de titre. Celle-ci n'a jamais existé. 4e plat A18. Gardes bleues illustrées. Cartonnage éditeur illustré. Dos rouge. Coins et bords frottés. Coiffes accidentées. Pas de rousseur. Très bon état intérieur. Bon état général. Format in-4°(31x23).

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        Aminadab : Jeu complet d'épreuves abondamment corrigées par l'auteur.

      1942. S.n., s.l. s.d (1942), 18,5x41cm. - S.n., s.l. s.d (1942), 18,5x41cm. - Primo nuova versione del manoscritto autografo di 17 pagine, scritto nel 1935. Manoscritto di scrittura molto denso, pieno esclusi gli ultimi 13 righe di testo stampato, con molte cancellature, correzioni e aggiunte. Dattiloscritto completo con alcune variazioni rispetto al manoscritto e una copia della edizione originale pubblicato nel 1947 e, infine, pubblicato nel 1950 è allegato. Nel 1935, Blanchot ha lavorato per tre anni a Thomas the Obscure (ha completato nel 1940), quando interrompe la sua scrittura "che non stop" per scrivere l'ultima parola, un racconto che descrive come "un tentativo di aggirare un altro libro in corso per superare la interminabile e ottenere una narrazione più lineare, ma dolorosamente complesso, una decisione in silenzio ... ". Nel 1983 Blanchot riferendosi alle motivazioni di questo "testo innocente dove gli assassini presagi di tempo risuonavano futuro", può non dire "come è scritto e come sconosciuti requisito, esso ha la risposta." "Non è stato un testo per la pubblicazione," dice nella postfazione del senno di poi. L'ultima parola sarà infatti pubblicato 12 anni dopo in 550 esemplari della collezione età d'oro (anche se andò in bancarotta, allo stesso tempo, il libro sarà in vendita nel 1950) . Così la prima storia si intende subito l'ultima parola e il rifiuto della sua inaugurazione. "Sicuramente iniziare a scrivere immediatamente per raggiungere alla fine (...), questo significa almeno spero di non fare carriera e trovare il percorso più breve per finire presto." In questa "Apocalypse" Blanchot porta il suo romanzo essendo scritto: Thomas, l'eroe, ed è ironicamente chiamato il nuovo potere in altro modo senza espressa "cosa è successo a lui [che] dicendo: non è successo niente ". Ma se, iniziando con l'ultima parola, Blanchot segna la fine della scrittura, è un fine che rimane inedito. E quando il libro viene finalmente pubblicato, sarà più di un lavoro già notevole: Thomas the Obscure, Amminadàb, gaffe, l'Altissimo, Death Sentence e la quota del fuoco. Pertanto, l'ultima parola non è "rinuncia sia Maestro e Giudice", ma una rinuncia scritta di questa "si invano." Non può più essere "la risoluzione insolita per privare [Lingua] per sostenere (...), vale a dire più di linguaggio", ma, come parte del lavoro, c'è una "parola da dire e non dire. ". Una parola riscritto dallo scrittore divenne trasformata dalla scrittura e dalla guerra. Questa è la versione inaugurale, prima bozza di trenta giovane Blanchot, vi presentiamo qui e C. Bident suo biografo, pensiero "Probabilmente non sapremo mai." Fondazione narrativa, la scrittura di base, molti studiosi hanno studiato l'ultimo uomo ", dolorosamente complicato", come anche l'autore, ma che chiama un paio di pagine "profetici", una riflessione sul linguaggio (e, attraverso di lui, totalitarismo), che segna la seconda parte del secolo. Ora vi presentiamo il manoscritto nel 1935 e fino ad allora sconosciute, differisce notevolmente dalle seguenti due versioni del 1947 e del 1983. Scritte in terza persona (il più tardi saranno loro, homodiégétiques) la storia è molto più lungo. Esso contiene le descrizioni e le cui molte scene tagliate, che verranno rimossi nelle versioni pubblicate: "Il sole bagnata [piazza] una luce di fuoco di grandi specchi, posti ai quattro angoli, essere preso a calci in un labirinto di colori . "" Una nube fu presto elevato al soffitto, nube nera attraversata da piccole chiazze incandescente. "" Sono preoccupato, ha detto. Ho sbagliato lasciare prima questa casa quando torno a casa, circondata da fiaccole sono spente ad una ad una. Cosa trovo adesso? Come vivere senza di I linea guida? Puoi dirmi qualcosa? "" Alcuni bambini, testa annerito carbone, rimosso la sabbia in cui sono stati sepolti, e cercando di raggiungere con piccole pietre bianche che traevano dalla tasca, insultarono nella loro lingua incomprensibile. "" Approfittando della tregua, i cani dal loro buco, come se fossero stati segretamente eccitato da un maestro, si precipitarono alla dormiente tirando loro link. Hanno cercato di destra, sinistra, poi scoprendo sotto le coperte, sono scivolato malamente, prima in piccolo, poi il grosso cane, come un gruppo vizioso di bambini. "" L'ebbrezza di stare insieme avendo perso più giovane li ha spinti nella propria casa come se avesse cessato di essere loro, e si gettò grida di veglia gli intrusi dalle loro case. "Ma questo manoscritto offre l'esegeta soprattutto dimostrative alcuni passaggi che forniscono chiarimenti sul significato della storia:" Fino a quando non è un modo indifferente per il passato e il futuro. Se si intende estendere un velo su quale approccio, se un collegamento tra, da repulsione reciproca, momenti di tempo separato risulta da qualcosa, qualcosa d'altro non è mostrato, tuttavia, che tale limite. "" Hanno cui nulla è stato proibito di parlare e che conosceva, si comportava come se la loro conoscenza fosse stato a rompere con la lingua. "" Il discepolo su questa ammissione, l'adorazione raddoppiata, si danno colpi che li trasformano in quello che può essere. In un primo momento l'inganno comune, correvano, uno da un mondo animale, l'altra ad un se stesso ribattuta uno schiavo. "" Volevano a ridere senza senso, sta torturando una bugia, ma, non avendo altra via di presentarsi come l'apoteosi, hanno perso di vista il loro reciproco desiderio di morte e beatamente apprezzato l' riposare. "Una chiave di lettura di questi cambiamenti addizione preziose che riflettono cambiamenti reali dell'autore. Se la più importante è, naturalmente, la scelta della prima persona nelle versioni successive, alcune varianti lessicali sono anche molto significativo. Così: «Offro lo spettacolo dei miei vizi" nel manoscritto e dattiloscritto 1935 diventa: "Offro lo spettacolo dei miei errori" nella versione pubblicata della stessa nel 1947 "Questo è un estratto dal discorso. la terza città "diventa" Questo è un estratto del discorso sul terzo allo Stato terzo "; "Un rumore (...) è stato un colpo tutta la città" diventa "è stato un colpo tutte le persone" e "... su un ponte di onomatopea" diventa "... un farneticante gateway." Infine, si tratta di una Blanchot lirica che rivela questa "improvvisa chiamata del linguaggio": "Aveva i capelli appendere queste ampie ali di velluto sono una promessa di trasformazione." "... Quando il sole getta la sua luce splende contro gli specchi ovunque, si fermò sopra la spianata e udì questa voce, privato misteriosamente le vocali e le consonanti, che annuncia la condivisione degli spazi" "Esclamazioni di: la folla è venuto e ha portato chiede un disagio immenso. "" Ha funzionato sul libro e morse i denti, come se avesse fatto insensibile, nonostante l'amarezza di quelle vecchie pagine. ". Col senno di poi Blanchot esitate a commentare, tuttavia, che questo testo prevede la terza volta e si prese cura di rivedere ancora una volta, a 50 anni dalla sua prima release. Tuttavia, porta alcuni pezzi di spiegazioni che rivelano l'importanza di questa piccola storia nella vita e l'opera di uno dei più misteriosi scrittori del ventesimo secolo: "L'ultima parola deve raccontare linea principale, come aventi invece, il naufragio totale, la narrazione in sé non può quindi essere conservato, e impossibile o assurdo, a meno che non dovrebbe pretendere profetico, annunciando un futuro in passato già lì o dicendo che ci sempre quando non c'è niente: o non portare nulla ed evitare l'annientamento che non può sfuggire al suo processo a lungo termine che viene rimasticare e l'eternità. " [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Epreuves complètes de Aminadab comportant de nombreuses corrections manuscrites et un passage supprimé. Petites déchirures sans manques sur certains feuillets et quelques pages cornées, dernier feuillet déchiré en deux morceau, mais complet. Document unique témoignant des corrections et modifications de Maurice Blanchot avant la publication de ce second roman considéré comme fondateur de son écriture à venir.  

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        Kialtas. [Cri].

      

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        The Adventures of Superman

      New York: Random House,, 1942. Based on the cartoon character created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Illustrations by Joe Shuster. Foreword by Josette Frank. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in crimson morocco, titles to spine gilt, pictorial onlay to front board copied from the original cover, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, red star patterned endpapers, gilt edges. Colour and black and white illustrations throughout by Joe Shuster. A fine copy. First edition, first printing. This book is the first novelization of a comic book character, and also the first Superman story credited to someone other than Jerry Siegel. It was Lowther who first provided many now-familiar details of Superman's birth and early life.

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        3 page letter to Mamie

      , 1942. 1942. "ALL WOMEN . . . IN THIS REGION . . . WANT . . . TO GET CLOSE TO THE FRONT" A charming letter at a vital time in Eisenhower's career: in the midst of planning the attack that would lead to the defeat of Germany, here refered to casually as getting "absorbed in work."We're also let in on another side of Eisenhower's responsibilities: entertaining the entertainers. He bears this somewhat wearily, but nonetheless we're left with a valuable record of the spirit and dedication of not just the entertainers but all women working on or near the front line."Last eve was an event in our house. There are several movie stars here entertaining the soldiers and officers . . . . Last eve the troupe gave a performance for the officers of AFHQ, but I would not go. Afterwards I sent them an invitation . . . to come up for an after performance supper. They did. There were: Kay Francis, Martha Ray, Carol[e] Landis, and Mitzi Mayfair. I was a bit fearful of how movie people would act & what they'd expect--but it all went off perfectly naturally & no embarrassment. . . . They work hard, giving from 2 to 3 shows per day 6 days per week. Moreover they reflect an attitude that seems to be characteristic of all women (British & American) in this region. They want to get close to the front. The women seem to be more casual with respect to danger than do [sic] the men. These particular ones want to get up as close as possible to do their stuff--as do the Red Cross, the WAACs, the ATS, etc etc. I suppose there are 50-75 American women in this city & every one tells me that their constant cry is 'Let me get up where there is action.' Many of my officers are quite willing to take cushy jobs far from the sound of bombs & bullets. . . . "No woman can . . . take your place. Don't worry about me . . . . I'm in love with you & with no one else." (This last tempted fate, written just months before Eisenhower met his long-term mistress, Kay Summersby.)."Last eve was an event in our house. There are several movie stars here entertaining the soldiers and officers . . . . Last eve the troupe gave a performance for the officers of AFHQ, but I would not go. Afterwards I sent them an invitation . . . to come up for an after performance supper. They did. There were: Kay Francis, Martha Ray, Carol[e] Landis, and Mitzi Mayfair. I was a bit fearful of how movie people would act & what they'd expect--but it all went off perfectly naturally & no embarrassment. . . . They work hard, giving from 2 to 3 shows per day 6 days per week. Moreover they reflect an attitude that seems to be characteristic of all women (British & American) in this region. They want to get close to the front. The women seem to be more casual with respect to danger than do [sic] the men. These particular ones want to get up as close as possible to do their stuff--as do the Red Cross, the WAACs, the ATS, etc etc. I suppose there are 50-75 American women in this city & every one tells me that their constant cry is 'Let me get up where there is action.' Many of my officers are quite willing to take cushy jobs far from the sound of bombs & bullets. . . . "No woman can . . . take your place. Don't worry about me . . . . I'm in love with you & with no one else." (This last tempted fate, written just months before Eisenhower met his long-term mistress, Kay Summersby.).

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        The Problems of Lasting Peace (First Edition, Signed by Hoover and Gibson)

      Doubleday, Doran, Garden City 1942 - First Edition. INSCRIBED by President Herbert Hoover on the front endpaper to Alvan Markle, Jr., and additionally signed by the book's co-author Hugh Gibson (in the same ink) just below Hoover's inscription, which reads: "To Alvan Markle, Jr. / With good wishes of Herbert Hoover and [signed separately] Hugh Gibson." Markle's ownership signature and date (1942) are at the top of the same page, and his bookplate is on the front pastedown. Markle was a Pennsylvania banker and financier, president of the Markle Bank and the financial firm Markle and Brothers. Fine and perhaps unread in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Jacket is lightly worn, with rubbing at some corners and folds, and a few tiny closed tears. A very presentable copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        BAMBI HANKIES

      1942. DISNEY. DISNEY,WALT. BAMBI HANKIES. Walt Disney Productions: 1942. 7 x 9 1/4", flexible pictorial card covers with original string binding, Fine condition. The story of Bambi is illustrated in color on every page by the Disney Studios. Tucked into slits on four of the pages are color printed handkerchiefs - each with a different character.

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        SÜDBAYERN München Und Die Bayerischen Alpen. Reisehandbuch

      Karl Baedeker, Leipzig 1942 - Spine sunned. Else a NF copy with bright marbled edges (as issued) . Former owner's stamp and date in front and rear pages ; Scarce WWII edition. "Mit 23 Karten, 25 Plänen, 3 Panoramen und 11 Stadtwappen"; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 336 pages [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        "Photographic Report Milne Bay, Wanigela Mission, Pongani. Secret 19 - 31 October 1942". Real photographs taken just after the first defeat of the Japanese on land

      U.S. Army, 1942. Hardcover. Very good. Privately printed for U.S. Army use during the New Guinea campaign in WWII, dated 19 - 31 October 1942, and stamped "Secret". This photographic report was made just shortly after the Battle of Milne Bay (August - September 1942), one of the major battles of the Kokoda Campaign and the first time a major Japanese operation had been comprehensively defeated. Milne Bay was the first major battle of the Pacific campaign in which Allied troops decisively beat Japanese forces, with the Australian Militia troops and the elite Second Australian Imperial Force playing crucial roles. This defeat of the Japanese at Milne also prevented Japanese troops from bypassing the holding action that the Australians were conducting on the Kokoda Track. The importance for Allied morale of stopping the attack on the Kokoda Track and of winning the first land battle was critical. The report with 5 notes stapled to the front wrapper, each stamped "Secret", the top one a typed note with the initials T. T. H. for General Tom Handy, and below it the initials of General Marshall, Chief of Staff, U. S. Army. This typed note reads, Memo for Colonel Young: the Chief of Staff may be interested in looking over these pictures. Dated Dec. 3, 1942." Marshall was named chief of staff when World War II began; he greatly increased the size of the Army and helped devise Operation Overlord. After the war, his economic recovery program for Europe became known as the Marshall Plan, for which he won the Nobel Peace Prize. The 27 b&w real photographs here were taken in New Guinea by Russell Reeder; the cover page signed by him at the bottom. The images are preceded by a bird's eye view of the Coral Sea and Gulf of Papua, titled "Artist's view of the Papuan Peninsula showing the ruggedness of the peninsula, and with Allied airplanes routes & distances indicated. The numbered real photographs include: view of Milne Bay dock (with ship sunk by Japanese); the stream crossing the main road in Milne Bay; blast pens and dispersal bays at No. 1 strip; a P-39 being repaired in the rain; View of No. 3 strip at Milne Bay. ("I saw B-17s land on this strip ... An important part of the battle at Milne was decided at this strip"); Colonel Harry Knight, Cavalry & Colonel B. Q. Jones at Japanese graves alongside No. 3 strip; gasoline storage dumps at Milne; Australian 2 pounder on improvised mobile mount; Part of a company of US Aviation engineers, eating; Dispersal strip at Milne near No. 1 strip; Loading injured into plane at Milne for Port Moresby; Landing Field at Wanigela Mission; Wanigela Mission showing the pier; unloading the USAT "King John" at Wanigela Mission by native canoe; small coast lugger supplying the 128th infantry; coming into Pongani on the King John; village and landing strip at Pongani; Aviation engineers sharpening tools at Pongani strip; Natives hired to work on the strip resting; platoon kitchen of the 128th Infantry, 32nd Div, at Mendaropu; Lieut. General R. L. Eichelberger talking to battalion and company commanders, 128th Infantry, 32nd Div. after their arrival in New Guinea, Sept. 26, 1942. The original photographic images mostly 7 x 4 3/4", mounted on card, two per page, bound in brown manilla binder, legal size paper, with printed title on cover. From the estate of Russell Reeder.

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        Kiáltás. [Cri].

      Budapest, Kalász, 1942. - 23,5 x 16 cm, 48 p. Broché, couv. ill. Edition originale de ce recueil du poète hongrois Charles Sirato (1905-1980) auteur du Manifeste Dimensioniste (1936). Avec un envoi a.s.d. (9 décembre 1943) à Marcel Jean. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        [Original Photograph Album of Concrete Plant Construction, Panama Canal Zone]

      Panama: Nevada Constructors, Inc., [1942]. First Edition. Wraps. Very good. Oblong 4to. Leather wraps over metal snap ring binder. Twenty linen backed black-and-white photographs: seventeen 8? x 10? with three fold-out panoramas. Ink-stamping, writing to versos; occasional stamping to images, writing to margins outside of image areas. Very good. A small but engaging album of photographs documenting the construction of aggregate processing facilities along the Chagres River in the Miraflores and Gamboa areas of the Panama Canal Zone in 1942, including a magnificent nine-panel panorama measuring over four feet in length (detail, above). The uncredited photographs were commissioned by the Nevada Constructors Company, and capture the building of plants to provide materials for the construction of additional locks for the Panama Canal. Crisp views of construction progress include: steel erection, concrete placement, a massive Hercules dredging crane (right), etc. An impressive production.

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        The Little House **First Printing

      Houghton Mifflin Company, New York NY 1942 - A true first printing of this beloved Caldecott Medal winner. Rare. Nice clean copy. Book is tight, sound, square. Some darkening to part of the front cover, a few small spots to back cover, only mild wear to caps and corners. Lovely illustrated end pages; previous owner name neatly written on fixed front end paper. The paper is rather heavy and the color quality excellent. Pages are in very good condition--bright and crisp, with no tears and very little in the way of "handling." A very nice copy of a very scarce book. This copy has been "married" to a beautiful jacket with a $3.00 price on the flap, likely from the early 1950s. Please see photos. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        (Original WW2 Poster) "WE FRENCH WORKERS WARN YOU...DEFEAT MEANS SLAVERY, STARVATION, DEATH"

      Washington DC: Office of War Information, 1942. First Edition. Fine. This is an ORIGINAL World War Two poster by artist Ben Shahn. 1942. Linenbacked by Studio C of Vista California. 28.5" x 40" (72 x 102 cm) plus 1" linen perimeter border. Signed in the print. Offset color lithography. OWI/GPO imprint in lower margin. An Original poster; not a reproduction. A haunting image of French workers, their hands raised in surrender, next to an "Official Vichy Decree" ordering workers to forced labor for the State. One of two posters which the renownd American Artist Ben Shahn created while working for the Office of War Information in 1942. Linenbacking with some superb restoration by the artisans at the well-known Studio C of Vista, California. Very suitable for framing.

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        Fresh Water Bass (Deluxe Edition)

      Penn Publishing, Philadelphia: 1942 - Half green morocco and green cloth boards, gilt spine rules, decorations & titles; TEG, others untrimmed; 8vo; 436pp; illustrated with pictorial endpapers, color frontispiece plus other plates and drawings by Fred Hildebrandt; plain paper covered board slipcase with numbered title label on spine; limited to 149 numbered (#112) and signed copies; laid in is the portfolio of 10 color plates in blue folder with silver title label. Book is in near-fine condition with the only blemish being a price sticker on the rear pastedown, the price: $1.00! The slipcase is in good condition with some wear and chipping to spine label. The portfolio envelope is lightly browned along the fore edge. All 10 plates are in fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Little Black Sambo (SIGNED BY ILLUSTRATOR ETHEL HAYS)

      The Saalfield Publishing Co, Akron, Ohio 1942 - 10 X 13 1/4 Inches. 14 Pages. All original pages intact. Signed by the illustrator directly on the first page of text. Inscription reads, "I hope you enjoy this book as much as I enjoyed painting the pictures! Ethel Hays." Not personalized to anyone in particular. Covers remain bright. Hints of scuffing and wear to edges and corners. A few print lines from original production. Oversized linen wraps with strip of black cloth tape added to spine. A very rare book to find signed by the illustrator. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Chiang Kai Shek]:

      [1942?], Shanghai Zheng Xing Pictorial Company 1942 - An original colour poster measuring 76 x 54 cm.

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        How to Cook a Wolf

      New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce,, 1942. Octavo. Original grey cloth boards, titles to spine in white, pictorial decoration to front board in white. With the dust jacket. Minor nicks to the tips, an excellent copy in a very good jacket with small chips to the corners, rubbing along the extremities, a small closed tear at the top of the rear panel, and a small perforation to spine panel. First edition, first printing. This practical and humorous book, published at the height of food shortages during the Second World War, offered housewives advice on how to achieve a nutritious diet with limited ingredients, as well as other useful advice, such as eating in a blackout, and recipes for home-made toothpaste and a cheap sherry cocktail. She encouraged her readers to find pleasure in cooking balanced meals, and in preparing their own bread, rather than buying vitamin-enriched bread as advised by the US government.

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        Typed letter signed. Pacific Palisades, California, 14. XII. 1942.

      1942. 4to. 2½ pp. In French, to the (unnamed) French conductor Pierre Monteux: "I feel the need once again to express our appreciation for countless hours that your great artistic interpretation has given us Saturday afternoons. Experiencing the work of an accomplished conductor is one of the most beautiful and greatest things in this world, and it is this experience we have felt in hearing this music so characteristic of the musical genius of the Russian people".

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        Lettera autografa firmata indirizzata a ''Mio caro Vigna'',

      S.l. e S.d. (ma 1942), - 1 pagina in-4 (mm 290x225), vergata in chiara grafia e firmata "Ungaretti", relativa al fascino che il mito di Stendhal dovette esercitare anche su Ungaretti. Il poeta scrive a un non meglio identificato amico Vigna (''Mio Caro Vigna'') per annunciargli una sua prossima visita a Civitavecchia, insieme ad un musicologo francese di nome Banzi: ''.sabato, o venerdì della settimana ventura, io e il mio amico Banzi, un musicologo e uno scrittore francese. si verrebbe a Civitavecchia''. Domanda al corrispondente di fissare un appuntamento con Bucci, da identificare con Clodoveo Bucci, per poter visionare alcuni manoscritti e volumi appartenuti a Sthendal, attualmente conservati presso il Comune di Milano nel fondo Stendhaliano Bucci (''.se ti è possibile preparare per quel giorno l'incontro con Bucci, col quale si potrebbe parlare di Sthendal, scrivimi''). Il primo custode di questa importante raccolta dei libri appartenuti a Sthendal e rinvenuti nel 1842, anno della morte del celebre scrittore francese, è stato Donato Bucci (1798-1870), suo fedele amico e poi suo esecutore testamentario per i beni lasciati in Italia. Morto Donato è appunto il nipote Clodoveo (1855-1942) che continua a conservare i volumi e gli altri cimeli stendhaliani. Con il cambio di secolo inizia a fiorire intorno ai documenti rimasti in Italia un'attenzione non più dettata solo dalla semplice curiosità di vedere la biblioteca del console scrittore, ma rivolta ad indagare gli autografi contenuti nei libri mentre Stendhal si avvia ad essere uno scrittore di culto. Clodoveo Bucci è disponibile possessore della raccolta; con lui gli stendhaliani si relazionano per avere accesso ai volumi e Casa Bucci diventa sia una meta privilegiata degli studiosi: hanno lasciato traccia del loro passaggio tra gli altri appunto Ungaretti (come questa importante lettera sembra confermare), Gian Pietro Lucini, Margherita Sarfatti e Alberto Savinio. La Raccolta venne venduta nel 1942 dagli eredi di Clodoveo a Federico Gentile, figlio del senatore Giovanni Gentile. La visita di Ungaretti è quindi da collocare proprio nel ?42, anno in cui il poeta rientrò in Italia dopo il lungo soggiorno a San Paolo del Brasile. Curioso anche il fatto che la lettera venne spedita ad un destinatario erroneo come si legge in calce da mano dello stesso Ungaretti: ''Ecco la lettera che era stata mandata per errore a Maroni. Rispondi Telegraficamente''.In perfetto stato (piccola mancanza nel margine inferiore, ininfluente). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        COMMENT LA LITTERATURE EST ELLE POSSIBLE ?.

      1942. JOSE CORTI. 1942. In - 8.Carré. Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable. 27 pages - couverture à 3 rabats - étiquette collée + ex dono sur la page de garde - 2 illustrations en noir et blanc en feuillets - 4 photos disponibles. Exemplaire n°132 / 350 sur vergé d'arches.

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        Le mythe de Sisyphe

      - Gallimard, Paris 1942, 12x19cm, relié. - Prima edizione, una copia del servizio stampa. la metà di rilegatura ...   - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Reliure à la bradel en plein papier à motifs africanisants, dos lisse, pièce de titre de maroquin rouge, couvertures et dos restauré conservés, reliure signée de Thomas Boichot. Bel exemplaire agréablement établi.  

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        Meet Me in St. Louis

      Random House New York (1942) - First Edition stated. Story of the Smith family in 1903, who were looking forward to the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis. Basis for the 1944 film directed by Vincente Minnelli and starring Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien and Mary Astor. Near Fine in very attractive almost Near Fine bright dustjacket, with some nicks at spine ends and flap corners. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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