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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Barbara Mader - Children's Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco]
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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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        Histoires à prendre ou à laisser. Par un auteur français de la première moitié du vingtième siècle.

      [Saint Maurice d'Etelan, Pierre Bettencourt, 1942] ; petit in 4°, broché ; [1] bl., [IV], [81], [3] feuillets et [3] ff. d'illustrations hors-texte ; couverture blanche rempliée illustrée en noir et gris ; page de titre, 12 faux-titres illustrées et 13 onciales ; la totalité des illustrations et décors ont été gravés sur lino d'après les dessins de Jacques Chegaray, chez Pierre Bettencourt, à Saint-Maurice d'Etelan par Notre-Dame de Gravenchon. Edition originale tirée à cent exemplaires sur Arches. Parfait état. (Maurice Imbert-3). Série de onze petits récits sur la vie, à usage philosophique ou humoristique selon... l'humeur !

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        L'Eroica. Rassegna italiana di Ettore Cozzani. N. 281-282-283.

      Milano, A. XXXII, gennaio-febbraio-marzo, 1942, fascicolo in-4to brossura originale con copertina illustrata a colori (di Publio Morbiducci) numero triplo: 281/282/283, pp. 60 con una tavola riproducente la copertina e sei tavole xilografiche fuori testo ed altre undici xilografie nel testo (tutte di Publio Morbiducci). In stato di nuovo, intonso.

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        Männliches Portrait, in Original Pastell-Kreide hinter Passepartout,

       (1942). 22x27 (40x50 mit Passepartout) schönes signiertes Blatt. Wilhelm Schnarrenberger (* 30. Juni 1892 in Buchen im Odenwald; † 12. April 1966 in Karlsruhe) war ein deutscher Maler. Wilhelm Schnarrenberger zählt zu den Vertretern der Neuen Sachlichkeit. Er ist der Sohn eines Gymnasialprofessors und machte 1911 sein Abitur. Von 1911 bis 1915 besuchte er die Königliche Kunstgewerbeschule München und studierte parallel in München Architektur. Ab 1913 war er Schüler des Gebrauchsgrafikers Fritz Helmuth Ehmcke und ein Freund von Karl Rössing. 1918 wurde er zum Dienst im Ersten Weltkrieg eingezogen. Er war 1919 für die Zeitschrift Der Weg und ab 1920 für die Zeitschriften Wieland und Simplicissimus tätig. Schnarrenberger unterrichtete von 1921 bis 1933 an der Badischen Landeskunstschule. 1924 war er Gründungsmitglied der ORNA-Werkstätten für Werbung und Innendekoration. Unter den Nationalsozialisten war seine Kunst verpönt und wurde 1937 als entartet gebrandmarkt und verboten, nachdem er bereits seit 1933 nicht mehr unterrichten durfte. 1933 übersiedelte er mit seiner Familie nach Berlin, wo er versuchte, als freischaffender Gebrauchsgrafiker seinen Lebensunterhalt zu verdienen. Den bevorstehenden Krieg voraussehend zog er 1938 nach Lenzkirch im Schwarzwald, wo er zusammen mit seiner Frau Melitta (1909-1996) eine kleine Ferienpension eröffnete. Hier entdeckte er das für sein späteres Werk so wichtige Thema des Stilllebens. 1947 wurde er zum Professor an die Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Karlsruhe berufen. 1962 erhielt er für sein künstlerisches Werk den Hans-Thoma-Staatspreis. Schnarrenberger legte stets auf das handwerkliche Können seiner Schüler großen Wert, so mussten diese zuerst das Zeichnen von architektonischen Gebäuden und Alltagsgegenständen erlernen, bevor er sie malen ließ. Wilhelm Schnarrenberger war der ältere Bruder des Generalmajors der Wehrmacht Ernst Emil Schnarrenberger (* 27. Juli 1893 in Buchen im Odenwald; † 10. Juni 1966 in Bad Mergentheim).[1][2]. Quelle: Wikipedia Versand D: 5,00 EUR Ku 45752

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        FERNAO MENDES PINTO NO JAPAO

      Lisboa 1942,[ [Bertrand]. Stiff wrs., very good, with facsi-. mile of the original manuscript, folio 36p. LIMITED EDITION. OF 300 NUMBERED COPIES. R A R E. Complete text of Pinto, and with additional commentaries by Morais, dated 1920. A valuable record of the early visitor's narrative of experiences in Japan. Portuguese text. . *** Color scans of this and most other items are posted to our website. Book description text protected by Copyright. .

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        C R W Nevinson, war artist, autograph letter

      Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson [1889 - 1946] artist Nevinson was initially influenced by Marinetti and the Futurists and at the outbreak of war in 1914 he went to France with the Friends [i.e. Quaker] Ambulance Unit. He was deeply struck by his experiences and his first paintings made during the war drew on the Futurist styles. These paintings made him famous, but he later changed his style to something more realistic. Throughout his career from his student days he felt persecuted and undervalued, he was confrontational, a maverick and he made many enemies. His correspondence held in the Imperial war Museum shows increasingly racist tendencies and this letter, a rare example of Nevinson's letters in the market shows how distasteful his anti-Semitism could be. He suffered a stroke in 1942 and I would guess byt the handwriting - he had to use his left hand after the stroke - that this latter dates post 1942. the hand is scrawly - but readable - and has several crossings out and is on occasion indicative of fragmented thinking. To Mr Stokes [Sewell Stokes, writer 1902 - 1979] I got a cutting saying that you are about to publish a book also that a man called "Matt" is providing 8 illustrations. I am not vain nor egotistic but don't include mine. I don't think "Matt" has ever seen me but in any case he makes me look like a jew. As that is this only "living organism" of this planet that I hate & loathe with a prenatal [I guess he means preternatural] horror it is a jew. I regard him as the most destructive parasite of humanity a plague of rates or typhus lice are nice clean healthy things in comparison. Now perhaps you will understand why I respectfully request you not to publish this drawing of "Matts" I hope sincerely that in any case you had no "end" etc. Completely living a life of seclusion. I found I got more & more wretched & hated people I met more & more. I have enough enemies so I thought it wise not to make no more so have cut away from everything & the joke is I have intention of publishing this me it is in no way like me & it is bloody like a jew. Of course it may have been done from "Nature" but I doubt it. I never see you now. I have given up the "West [the West Ens, perhaps? i.e, the galleries?] had so much work ordered from dozens and dozens of people! Sorry I am so silly about "Matts" jewish drawing of me but those filthy swine of "Chelsea artists" are fond of trying to say I am a jew. My poor Father & Mother! I am very serious about this. I have in the past written one "Chelsea" artist as I consider it libel against me as an artist (jews are only destroyers not creators) also against my father and mother admitted Christians. Yrs C R W Nevinson A deeply sad letter from a man who could have had a successful career as an artist but for his personality. A terrible example of how a persecution complex can sour a man's soul.

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        Poo-Poo and the Dragons.

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company,, 1942. Illustrated by Robert Lawson. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles and illustration to spine and front, illustrated endpapers. With the dust jacket. Full page and vignette illustrations throughout by Lawson. Spine faded, some marks to cloth, trivial rubbing to corners, internally sound and clean, a very good copy in the jacket that is rubbed at the extremities, with one closed tear to top corner of front panel, and the rear panel spotted. First US edition, first printing, presentation copy inscribed in the month of publication by Forester on the first blank "Ann Catherine Winter, best wishes from C. S. Forester, 22 August 1942". Poo-Poo and the Dragons was Forester's first children's book, previously published in the UK in the same year. Very scarce inscribed.

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        Poo-Poo and the Dragons. Illustrated by Robert Lawson.

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1942 - Octavo. Original green cloth, titles and illustration to spine and front, illustrated endpapers. With the dust jacket. Spine faded, some marks to cloth, trivial rubbing to corners, internally sound and clean, a very good copy in the jacket that is rubbed at the extremities, with one closed tear to top corner of front panel, and the rear panel spotted. Full page and vignette illustrations throughout by Lawson. First US edition, first printing, presentation copy inscribed in the month of publication by Forester on the first blank "Ann Catherine Winter, best wishes from C. S. Forester, 22 August 1942". Poo-Poo and the Dragons was Forester's first children's book, previously published in the UK in the same year. Very scarce inscribed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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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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        Fliegen und Siegen. Ein Raumbildwerk von unserer Luftwaffe.

      München, Raumbild-Verlag Otto Schönstein, 1942. In-4, 87pp., 8 photos couleurs h.t., 100 vignettes pour appareil stéréoscopique joint à l'ouvrage, cartonnage.

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        THE DEVIL LOVES ME

      Doubleday Doran, The Crime Club 1942 - Heavy bump to the upper front corner which affect both boards and extends through the entire book; moisture spotting/stains to both boards with a tiny area on the rear board were the DJ was previous stuck; slight spine slant; some age darkening to endpapers; unusal ~3/8" x 4" red remnant on the rear endpaper from either a tape or a paste down; contemporaneous bookstore stamp on lower rear endpaper. DJ has wear to edges with numerous small tears and creases; slightly heavier wear to spine ends with minor loss; wear to folds with some flaking (front flap fold the worse with fairly heavy wear/flaking to the lower half); spine sunned with moderate color loss (mostly to the red in the title). Scarce third Paul Prye mystery. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gene Zombolas]
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        Le parti pris des choses

      1942. Gallimard, Paris 1942, 14x19,5cm, broché. - Gallimard, Paris 1942, 14x19,5cm, broché. - Prima edizione stampata in 1350 copie châtaignier.Exceptionnel e prezioso autografo dedica firmata dall'autore René Leynaud "... poeta e fratello minore di armi più pure di me con la vergogna, ma risolutamente / Francis Ponge / .. Lione, 28 ottobre 1942 ", mentre due piccoli strappi nella parte superiore e inferiore della schiena, poco più avanti della pagina occhietto su cui compare la copia envoi.Unique di una sorgente in movimento. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale imprimée à 1350 exemplaires sur châtaignier. Exceptionnel et précieux envoi autographe signé de Francis Ponge à René Leynaud : "... poète et jeune frère d'armes plus pur que moi, avec honte, mais résolument. / Francis Ponge. / Lyon, le 28 Octobre 1942". Deux infimes déchirures en tête et en pied du dos, une petite autre en tête de la page de faux-titre sur laquelle figure l'envoi. Unique exemplaire d'une émouvante provenance.

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        Le Chiese di Roma dal secolo IV al XIX. Nuova edizione con aggiunte inedite dell'autore appendici critiche e documentarie e numerose illustrazioni a cura di Carlo Cecchelli della R. Università di Roma e una nota biografica scritta da Pietro Tacchi Venturi

      Edizioni R. O. R. E. di Nicola Ruffolo, 1942. in-8 2 voll

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        Fliegen und siegen: Ein Raumbildwerk von unserer Luftwaffe (NOTAUSGABE)

      München: Raumbild Verlag Otto Schönstein K.-G, 1942. First edition. Softcover. g+ to vg. Quarto. 87 (1)pp., 8 color plates. Original beige wraps with blue ruling and lettering on cover with stereoscope and 100 b/w stereographs housed in separate box. Captivating propaganda album on the history of the Luftwaffe, in particular the "Jagdgeschwader Richthofen," and it missions in W.W.II until 1942. The book is illustrated with 8 full page color reproductions of photographs by war reporters Wanderer, Breu, Stift, and Sturm, one color reproduction of a painting of Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring by H. Funk and 100 ( 2 1/4 x 5") b/w stereographs of the Luftwaffe by war reporters Weixler, Eitel Lange, and Aubele. The stereographs show high ranking officers like Göring, Udet, Kesselring and others, various models of airplanes as well as many other pictures. Includes list of published stereograph publications at rear. Rare paper-bound war-time edition. Text in German. Some age-toning to cover with light wear along edges, bumps, small, closed tear and light foxing. Inside front gutter reinforced with brown paper tape. Previous owners stamp on half title. Wraps in overall good-, interior, box, stereoscope and stereographs in very good condition.

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        Animals Are My Hobby

      Robert McBride, New York 1942 - Stated first edition, HC/DJ price unclipped. Inscribed by author on ffep and taped in lenghy letter to the buyer from Gertrude Lintz on her personal stationary discussing the book, the treatment of gorillas, a submission to the Kennel Gazette, etc. dated May 21st, 1942. Gertrude Lintz was the eccentric New York socialite who kept a menagerie in her brownstone including Captain Jiggs the chimp and Buddy the gorilla (1997 movie BUDDY based on this book) and numerous other animals. The book has red covers that have edge wear. The dust jacket is intact but is soiled had has several tears. Inner covers have yellowing. Book very slightly cocked , outer page edge deckled, upper page edge blue. Numerous black and white photos throughout. WIKIPEDIA excerpt "Gertrude Davies Lintz was an eccentric animal lover from Brooklyn, New York. She kept several animals in her Brooklyn home, including several St. Bernards and the famous gorillas Gargantua (called Buddy at that time) and Massa. She was known to drive around Brooklyn with a fully clothed gorilla or chimpanzee sitting in the passenger seat. She believed that apes would only thrive if they received proper mothering (she gained national attention by proposing this to the scientific community) so she treated them as her children - dressing them, teaching them to eat at the table with cutlery and so forth.[2] Buddy/Gargantua later became a major circus attraction after being sold to The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in 1937. He had been frightened by a thunder storm and, having escaped from his cage, climbed into bed with his "mother", Mrs Lintz. Massa was sold to the Philadelphia Zoo in 1935 after being severely startled when accidentally splashed with water. He became the oldest gorilla on record at 54 years old and his story, with elements of Gargantua's life, was made into the film Buddy (1997).[3] Mrs. Lintz was played by Rene Russo. Earlier, Mrs Lintz had another claim to fame when, on February 21, 1925 her St. Bernard, CH Hercuveen Aurora Borealis, became the first of her breed to win an All-Breed Best In Show (at the Maryland Kennel Club¿s twelfth annual dog show in Baltimore, Maryland). [4] One of her chimpanzees, Captain Jiggs, also became a well known national figure.[2] In 1938 she claimed to have taught another chimpanzee, Susan, to talk and demonstrated this on the radio. The only words spoken by the chimp were "Who-who."[5] She was married to Dr. Bill Lintz,[3], a stomach specialist.[6] They lived at 8365 Shore Road in Brooklyn, New York City,[1] a water-front "brownstone stoop of a mansion of faded grandeur straight out of Charles Addams¿ macabre cartoons" according to Henry Ringling North[7] She was the author of Animals are my Hobby (Museum Press Limited (1945). ASIN B0007JAIJC)." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        THIS GUN FOR HIRE - INSCRIBED BY ALAN LADD

      New York: Triangle Books, 1942. First Photoplay Edition. Octavo (19.5cm); gray cloth, with titles stamped in dark green on spine; yellow edge-staining; dustjacket; 293pp. Inscribed by Alan Ladd to Jack Cordes on the front endpaper: "To Jack - Thank you so much for your interest - Best Regards, Alan Ladd." Text edges tanned, as usual, with a tiny tear at crown; Near Fine. Dustjacket shows a few tiny chips at spine ends, short tears along upper flap folds, and light wear to extremities; Very good+. Housed in a custom clamshell case. Basis for the 1942 film noir of the same name, with a screenplay written by Albert Maltz and W.R. Burnett, starring Alan Ladd alongside Veronica Lake and Laird Cregar. This Gun For Hire was Ladd's first film appearance, and the only time he ever played a villain. He became famous as a result of the film's success, and would go on to be cast along-side Veronica Lake in The Glass Key and The Blue Dahlia. Ladd died relatively young, and books signed by him are genuinely rare. Not in Wobbe. Hubin, p.180.

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        The Little House.

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1942 - Oblong quarto. Original green cloth, front cover with design and titles blocked in white, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. Touch of rubbing to cloth at ends of spine, in the price clipped dust jacket with a touch of toning to panels, light wear to extremities of the fragile jacket, short closed tears to top edges, a small spot of residue to lower rear edge. A lovely copy. Colour illustrations in text throughout. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on title page, "Greetings from 'The Little House' to another 'Little House', Virginia Lee Burton." The recipients, Peggy and Dorothy Norton, were sisters and members of the Folly Cove Designers, the textile collective founded by Virginia Lee Burton in 1941 using design principles which she taught to her neighbours. The story of The Little House was based on Burton's own experience of moving her house from the street to a field of daisies with apple trees. The 1943 Caldecott Medal winner was the basis for the 1952 Walt Disney animated short directed by Wilfred Jackson. The 2012 Library School journal named it one of the top 100 picture books of all time and has been included in the Grolier list of 100 children's titles. Inscribed copies of this book are extremely rare: although a few signed copies are recorded, this is the only inscribed copy known to us. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        3 page letter to Mamie

      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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        [His WWII Chronicles and the basis of 'The Cruel Sea' complete]. Comprising 'HM Corvette' [with] 'East Coast Corvette' [with] 'Corvette Command' [with] 'HM Frigate'. COMPLETE WWII ['CRUEL SEA'] CHRONICLES IN FULL MOROCCO

      Cassell, [1942-46]. 4 vols., in 1, 8vo., First Editions, with frontispieces and plates; newly and handsomely bound in full navy blue crushed morocco, sides with double frame border in gilt, back gilt with five raised bands, second and fourth compartments lettered in gilt, all other compartments ruled and tooled in gilt with an anchor device, all original pictorial wrappers (a little dust-soiled) preserved, a splendid copy ideal as a gift or for presentation. The definitive record of corvette service in WWII, the set comprises 'HM Corvette' (1942), 'East Coast Corvette' (1943), 'Corvette Command' (1944) and 'HM Frigate' (1946). The first three volumes were combined and issued in slightly abridged form as 'Three Corvettes' (1945). Taken together and in sequence the four volumes provide a near-continuous record of Monsarrat's own wartime service. Furthermore they contain much of the inspiration and context, and in several cases actual incidents which reappear in the author's masterpiece 'The Cruel Sea' (1951), arguably the finest novel of the Royal Navy in WWII. Monsarrat's seatime began in HMS Campanula [broadly the 'HMS Flower' of the first volume] on the North Atlantic convoys; at one time she was the only RN vessel operating out of St. Johns. She is perhaps best known for her service in convoy OG71 (Milford Haven-Gibraltar, August 1941) which suffered so badly at the hands of a U-boat pack that it was ordered to seek shelter in neutral Lisbon. Many of the merchantmen were lost (including the SS Aquila with 22 Wrens aboard) together with the escorts HMS Bath and HMS Zinnia. The full story is related by Lund and Ludlam in 'Nightmare Convoy' (1987). He then transferred to HMS Guillemot ['HMS Dipper' in the second volume] serving on the East Coast convoys. Among the actions portrayed are the torpedoing of HMS Vortigern by E-boat S-104, and the successful destruction of an HE-111 in August 1941. HMS Guillemot's captain, Lombard-Hobson' has said of Monsarrat 'he was reserved and unpopular, but I liked him myself'. Monsarrat then assumed command of HMS Shearwater ['HMS Winger' in the third volume] operating in the North Sea out of Harwich. Individual volumes are becoming increasingly elusive. Complete sets are seldom offered for sale, especially in this condition. Enser, p.120 (HM Corvette); Law 1008 (East Coast Corvette), 1007 (Corvette Command) and 1084 (HM Frigate). Astonishingly 'HM Corvette' is not recorded by Law.

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        JUMBO SAMBO

      - BANNERMAN,HELEN. JUMBO SAMBO. Philadelphia: Stokes (various dates 1942). 8vo (6 1/4 x 8 1/2"), cloth, 223p., two page publisher foreward, Fine in VG dust wrapper frayed at spine ends. 1st edition. Containing: 1. Little Black Sambo 2. Sambo and the Twins 3. Little Black Quasha 4. Little Black Bobtail 5. Story of the Teasing Monkey 6. Story of Little Kettle-Head This edition done with Bannerman's approval includes the complete texts of each story and the original color color lithos on every page. Nice copy, very scarce in the original Stokes edition, more often found as the Lippincott reprint. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Autograph letter signed ("Claude Farrère"). Saint Jean de Luz, March 28, n. y.

      1942. Large 4to. 1½ pp. To "cher vieux Vignand" on the publication of some of his works with which the publisher seems to have been slower than Farrère wished: "[...] Cela dit, en ce qui concerne mes articles sur la marine, je suppose que j'interromps ? De toutes façons, j'imagine qu'on m'enverra un chèque ? Mais, autre chose ? le *** paraîtra-t-il enfin sur 6 pages ? Si oui, mon 'Homme seul' y paraîtra-t-il ?Quand suppose-tu ? Et, si non, me resitue-t-on ma liberté ? Flammarion voudrait publier un jour le volume ? Tâche, si tu peux, d'être mon ambassadeur en l'occurrence. Et, surtout, garde moi ton amitié". - "L'homme seul" was indeed published by Flammarion in 1942.

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        The Undying Monster (Original screenplay for the 1942 film)

      Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1942. Revised temporary script for the 1942 horror film, based on the 1936 novel by Jessie Douglas Kerruish. A well-crafted (and in some ways, superior) variation on Universal's "Wolfman" films of the 1930s and 1940s, released as a double-feature with the equally intriguing "Dr. Renault's Secret" in 1942, in the heat of the studio's incredible run of horror classics. Tan titled wrappers, noted as REVISED TEMPORARY on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped production No. 801, dated June 9, 1942. Distribution page present, with receipt intact, rubber stamped copy No. 68. Title page present, dated June 9, 1942, noted as REVISED TEMPORARY, with credits for screenwriters Lillie Hayward and Michael Jacoby. 115 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 113. Mimeograph. Pages Fine, wrapper Very Good plus bound internally with two gold brads.

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        Le più belle liriche tedesche da Lutero a oggi

      G. C. SANSONI, 1942. INTERLINGUE 0,53 Tradotte in versi italiani col testo originale a fronte da Persio Nesti; il volume rilegato in tela grezza, con titolo al tassello sul dorso, è stato foderato con una sovracoperta acetata di protezione; le pagine sono imbrunite ai margini USATO

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        The Case of the Careless Kitten

      New York: William Morrow and Company,, 1942. Octavo. Original black cloth, spine and front cover lettered in pale green and black (on a pale green ground), pale green top edge, others untrimmed. With the dust jacket. A couple of short closed-tears to back panel of jacket, nicks and chips to extremities of spine, binding shaken (inner hinges split). Nevertheless a very good copy. First edition, first printing. The twenty-first Perry Mason novel.

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        THE CASE OF THE CARELESS KITTEN

      William Morrow and Company, 1942., New York - First edition. Fine, bright, tight copy in dust jacket with light restoration to the spine ends and corners. Perry Mason mystery. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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