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        The Adventures of Superman

      Random House, 1942. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Random House, New York 1942. First Edition / First Printing. Dated 1942 on the copyright page with no additional printings. Cloth boards. Jacket priced at $1.00 at the front flap. Book Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, light spots. Light age toning at the endpaper, name in pencil at the endpaper. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+, shelf wear, chipping, short tears. Light spots. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.

      [Bookseller: 1st Editions and Antiquarian Books, ABA,]
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        Flight to Arras

      Reynal & Hitchcock, 1942 A very good first US edition in a very good dust jacket, with a long inscription in French from the author (and one in English from the prior owner) on the half-title page. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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        Dragon's Teeth

      Viking, New York 1942 - Red cloth stamped in intact silver foil, red topstain. Spine ends/corners mildly softened, PO name to ffep, glue a bit darkened at endpages. Price-intact DJ ($3.00) rubbed through in spots at folds, toned at spine, chipped at spine ends/corners. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Solothurner Gedichte aus sieben Jahrhunderten.

      Olten, 1942. - 8°. 2 weisse Bll., 148 S.,3 Bll., 1 weisses Bl. Orig.-Pergamentbd. von Robert Moll mit goldgepr. Deckelfileten sowie Kopfgoldschnitt und goldgepr. Rückenschild (ledernes Rückenschild berieben). (=14. Veröffentlichung der VOB). - Eines von 50 Ex. (Nr. 25) auf Zerkall-Bütten (Ges.aufl. 1000 Ex.). - Mit eigenhändigen Unterschriften von Josef Reinhart, Clara Büttiker, Cécile Lauber, Otto Walter, Emil Wiedmer, Gottfried Meyer, Eduard Fischer, Bernhard Moser, Albin Fringeli, Otto Feier, Olga Brand, Eduard Motschi, Urs Martin Strub, Max Mumenthaler, Hans Walter, Marianne Jeker und Silja Walter. Lang de [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Buch + Kunst + hommagerie Sabine Koitka]
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        Phantom Lady

      J B Lippincott, Philadelphia 1942 - First Edition/First printing Published by J B Lippincott, Philadelphia 1942. Red Topstain. VG clean and tight condition with no marks or inscriptions. Cloth covers have minimal wear with very slight bump to top front corner. Dustjacket not price clipped ($2.00) and protected in archive cover. Chipping and creasing to edges with very slight loss to top and bottom of spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Het Vlas. Uit het Deensch vertaald door Marie Nijland van der Meer de Walcheren. Beteekend en Bekleurd door B. v.d. Leck. (ONE OF 50!).

      Amsterdam, De Spieghel, (1942). Original stiff wrappers with letterpress-title (softcover), 25 x 17,7 cms., (1), 10, (1) pp. illustrated with several 'De Stijl' elements throughout in the colours yellow, blue and red. Wrappers (slightly) soiled and worn to edges, but generally a good copy, particularly the contents. Dedicated in pen by Van der Leck to W.C. Feltkamp, author and nephew of H.P. Bremmer, on front inner wrapper. One of 50 (550) copies, numbered 'XIX' and signed by Bart van der Leck in pen in colophon. Het Vlas (The Flax) is one of the most important examples of de Stijl art in book illustration. Bart van der Leck was a member of the de Stijl movement founded in 1917 by Theo van Doesburg and Piet Mondrian. It held that art be con - Amsterdam, De Spieghel, (1942). Original stiff wrappers with letterpress-title (softcover), 25 x 17,7 cms., (1), 10, (1) pp. illustrated with several 'De Stijl' elements throughout in the colours yellow, blue and red. Wrappers (slightly) soiled and worn to edges, but generally a good copy, particularly the contents. Dedicated in pen by Van der Leck to W.C. Feltkamp, author and nephew of H.P. Bremmer, on front inner wrapper. One of 50 (550) copies, numbered 'XIX' and signed by Bart van der Leck in pen in colophon. Het Vlas (The Flax) is one of the most important examples of de Stijl art in book illustration. Bart van der Leck was a member of the de Stijl movement founded in 1917 by Theo van Doesburg and Piet Mondrian. It held that art be considered part of universal harmony, universality be anti-subjective in nature, form be abstracted, and color reduced to the primary colors of red, blue and yellow. (Johnson). [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        ORIGINAL TYPED LETTER, SIGNED

      State College, PA, 1942. original typed letter, addressed to "Miss Jane S Colten, 226 East Hancock Street, Detroit, Michigan" on two pieces of The Pennsylvania State College letterhead stationery. The recipient had written to Roethke requesting that he critique some of her poems. Included with the letter are two pieces of paper with six poems by Miss Colten. Roethke has annotated the manuscript with his many corrections and suggestions, all written using Roethke's signature green ink. The present offering is a terrific example of Roethke the teacher, freely giving his corrections and suggestions to a young woman who was obviously not a student in his classes at Pennsylvania State College. Throughout the letter, Roethke expounds upon his literary theory and poetics. He encourages Miss Colten to read the work of emerging modern poets, and lists by name who to read, and who not to read. The letter is both socially engaging and academically elucidating. A truly unique Roethke letter, ideal as a teaching tool. Folds for mailing, else very little wear, fine condition.

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        Männliches Portrait, in Original Pastell-Kreide hinter Passepartout,

      (1942). 1942 - 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 Sprache: Deutsch

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        Total War Battle Map.

      Winchester, MA.: Ernest Dudley Chase.. Copyright 1942.. Color pictorial map, 15 x 35 1/4 inches, on sheet 16 x 36 1/2 inches. Professionally mounted on linen, minimizing abrasion to fold lines. SIGNED IN PENCIL AT LOWER LEFT by the artist. Light discoloration along right vertical fold. An inspirational World War II map of the world designed and published by Ernest Dudley Chase with poetical note at lower centre: A Battle Map, to set the stage For "total war" on land and sea; And, in the border, just a hint - A prayer - for total victory! In addition, the cartouche declares: "Certain Victory Will be Ours!" The five border vignettes feature 'A Yank Tank,' 'Coast Artillery,' 'Mobile Field Gun,' 'Flying Fortress' and 'New Anti Aircraft Gun Mounts by Westinghouse.' Germany and Japan are marked in black. There is extensive treatment of the Pacific Islands, a major battle field. It is signed in pencil by the mapmaker with his full name Ernest Dudley Chase (his maps were often signed E.D.Chase). This map is often seen with red accents (to the V signs in the border, in the vignette images at map edges, to the title lettering) which are not present on this copy. The blue coloration is also different in quality from other examples (here a deeper, brighter color) suggesting that there were different printings made of this iconic map, designed to inspire the patriotism of the American public. .

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        Rocket to the Morgue.

      New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce,, 1942. Octavo. Original black boards, titles to spine blue. With the dust jacket. Spine slightly rolled, internally bright; an excellent copy in the bright jacket with some small chips and nicks to extremities. First edition, first printing. From the library of the renowned bibliophile and dermatologist, Lawrence M. Solomon (1931-2014), with his bookplate to the front pastedown.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Original Pen-and-Ink Portrait of Mary Church Terrell, African-American Author and Club Woman

      [1942]. One of twelve portraits produced by acclaimed African-American artist Lois Mailou Jones for her 1942 calendar celebrating the lives and careers of fellow African-American women. The subject of this portrait, author, educator and activist Mary Church Terrell (1863-1954), was a major figure in the civil rights and suffrage movements of the early 20th century. She was one of the first African-American women to obtain a college degree (Oberlin, 1884) and the first ever appointed to a public school board (Washington, D.C., 1906). She would be one of the founding members of the NAACP in 1909. A representative and especially well-rendered example of Jones's pen-and-ink style of the period, which differed sharply from her later explorations of African tribal decorative motifs. Original pen-and-ink illustration, with hand-lettered descriptive text caption, for Jones's 1942 "Twelve American Women" calendar. Initialed in image at lower right of figure, "LJM". Image size approximately 20-1/2" x 12-1/2", on 27" x 20" sheet. Blank space for calendar sheet at center below image. A fine, bright example.

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        Shaw-Ede. T. E. Lawrence's Letters To H.S. Ede 1927-1935.

      London Golden Cockerel Press 1942 - Limited edition number 315 of 500, tall 8vo., 61, (1) pp., with Foreword and Commentary by H. S. Ede, publisher's quarter blue morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, spine in compartments with raised bands, gilt lettering direct, top edge gilt, others uncut, some spotting, mostly to fore-edge, head of last few pages and a few to cloth of rear cover, otherwise good. [Attributes: Hard 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. Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact.

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        SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH

      - A fine 7" x 9-1/4" informal photographic "head shot" portrait by Carl Van Vechten of a seventy-year old Dreiser with a smile bordering on a laugh. INSCRIBED and SIGNED at the bottom with fine contrast: "To lovely Helen/with love and/admiration-/from T.D./Hollywood/January--/1942." Helen Richardson first met Dreiser in 1919 and married him in 1944. Dreiser left his entire estate to her in his will and, after her death in 1955, she was buried next to him. In 1942, however, Dreiser and Helen were often apart with Dreiser often romantically involved with another woman. Just a few months after inscribing this photograph to his future wife, Dreiser had an eleven-day fling with one of his ardent female admirers. Still, Dreiser's inscription captures the great feeling he had for Helen from the beginning. W. A. Swanberg in his biography DREISER sums up well their relationship: "Although he still threatened at times to leave her, Dreiser needed Helen for survival, Helen knew that he needed her, and he knew that she knew" (p. 478). About Fine with a superb association [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        2 Alben mit 37 Orig.-Aquarellen mit Motiven aus den österreichischen Alpen (Tirol, Salzburg, Kärnten, Oberösterreich, Steiermark).

      O. O., 1931-1942. - Qu.-4° (je ca. 17 x 24 cm bis 17 x 26 cm). OKart.-Album mit Fadenheftung und Monogramm "Kh" am VDeckel (lädiert und mit Randeinrissen) und OPp.-Album mit Fadenheftung. Zumeist recht einfach aber durchaus gekonnt ausgeführte Aquarelle der 1863 geborenen Katharina Haberlandt, Schwester u.a. des Volkskundlers und Indologen Michael Haberlandt und von Gottlieb Haberlandt, der in seinen 1933 erschienenen "Erinnerungen" schreibt: "Meine jüngste Schwester Katharina endlich, 1863 geboren [.] ist sehr reiselustig und bringt die Sommer- und Herbstmonate meist in Tirol oder im Salzburgischen zu, woher sie alljährlich hübsche Aquarellskizzen mitbringt".- Enthält u.a. folgende Motive: Motiv aus Zell am Ziller mit Blick auf Gerlosplatte und Krimmler Tauern, Zell am Ziller mit Olperergletscher, Fügen im Zillertal, Zillertaler Alpen, Mittersill, Wald bei Krimml, Motiv aus Wörth im Rauriser Tal mit Sonnblick, Motiv aus Weyerhof mit Blick auf den Harbachkäs (= Harbachkees), Motiv aus Bramberg, St. Jakob in Defereggen, Rauris, Motiv aus Taxenbach-Rauris (Kirche und angrenzende Häsuer), Prägraten in Osttirol, Motiv aus Wals in Osttirol, Großglockner, Kals, Motiv aus Döbriach, Millstättersee von Döbriach aus, Motiv aus Virgen in Osttirol, Blick vom Fenster in Gmunden, Kößlmühle in Gmunden, Motiv vom Almsee, Motiv vom Almtal, Dachsteingruppe von Altaussee aus, Motiv vom Hallstätter See etc.- Eigenh. Vermerk der Aquarellistin am vord. Innendeckel des Pp.-Albums: "Zur Erinnerung an meinen 80. Geburtstag u. an gemeinsam genossene Naturschönheit.- 21. Juni 1943. K. Haberlandt".- Aus dem Nachlass von Arthur Haberlandt (Wien1889-1964), Museumsdirektor, Universitätsprofessor und einer der bedeutendsten Vertreter der Volkskunde in Österreich. A - NEUEINGÄNGE MAI 2016 [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat MEINDL & SULZMANN OG]
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        The Moon is Down

      The Viking Press 1942 - The Viking Press, New York 1942. First Edition / Advance Reading Copy. Rare Books. 1 of 700 bound in paper for booksellers. Softcover wraps. Book Condition: Very Good, shelf wear, age toning, lightly rolled spine. Protected by a poly bag with cardboard backing. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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

      Boston:: Houghton Mifflin Company,. Very Good. 1942. Hardcover. B0012GHVD0 . 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. .

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        Meisterwerke deutscher Kriegs-Bildberichter

      München, Heinrich Hoffmann Verlag, 1942 - Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlagseinband. großformatige Mappe (38 x 51 cm) mit 25 Kupfertiefdruck-Tafeln (Brend amour, Simhart & Co, München), schwarz-weiß, mit Propagandakompanie-/PK-Aufnahmen der Kriegsberichter Gregor, Fritz Schulz, Huschke, Grosser, Zuber, Jäger, Utecht, Heydrich, Böttger, Borchert, Boesig, Hasert, Jacob, Wehlau, Prechermeier, Sturm, Zoll, Bieling. Gesamtgestaltung: Fritz Wisberger. - H.Kurzbein, Oberregierungsrat im Reichsministerium für Volksaufklärung und Propaganda, hat die Aufnahmen zusammengestellt. Aus dem Inhalt: Bild 1: Der Führer in Langemarck Bild 2: Im Führerhauptquatier Westen "Wolfschlucht" Bild 3: Nach Frankreich hinein Bild 4: Mit der HE 111 über Paris Bild 5: In voller Fahrt Bild 6: Vormarschstraße in Polen Bild 7: Stoßtrupp arbeitet sich vor Bild 8: Gefangen Bild 9: Verlassene Kreatur Bild 10: Der Führer an der Feldküche Bild 11: Vor Narvik Bild 12: Dem Feind auf den Fersen Bild 13: Die Hafenmole ist erreicht Bild 14: Fernkampfgeschütz feuert gegen England Bild 15: Sprung auf Marsch, Marsch! Bild 16: Brennendes Rouen Bild 17: Mit der ME 110 über Polen Bild 18: Schwere Flak im Erdkampf Bild 19: Hauptquartier des Führers "Felsennest" Bild 20: Im Schutze der gepanzerten Mannschaftskraftwagen wir das Gehöft genommen Bild 21: Küstenschutz am Kanal Bild 22: Im Nahangriff wird der Widerstand gebrochen Bild 23: Siegreicher Rückzug bei Dünkrichen Bild 24: Compiegne 1940 Der Führer verlässt den Verhandlungsort Bild 25: Verkündigung der Waffenruhe im Hauptquartier, 2. Juni. - Kriegsdruck, Erstausgabe, erste Auflage in ganz guter Erhaltung (einige Blätter mit Wasserflecken am Rand, sonst gut). Mit handschriftlicher Widmung von Chef Deutsche Reichsbahn Julius Dorpmüller. - Weitere Fotos zum Erhaltungszustand gerne auf Anfrage - Deutsches / Drittes / Großdeutsches Reich, Soldaten aus Großdeutschland im 2.Weltkrieg, Nationalsozialismus, original NS-Bildband, großdeutsche Wehrmacht, Waffen SS, Militaria, Militär, Frankreichfeldzug, Blitzkrieg, Sieg über Frankreich, deutsche Infanterie, Kriegsberichterstatter, Kriegsberichterstattung, illustrierte Bücher, Frontaufnahmen, Adolf Hitler als Feldherr in Frontnähe, Kriegs-Photographie/-Fotografie, der Führer beim Eintopf-Essen im Felde, NS.-Schrifttum Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        The Kit Book

      Consolidated Book Publishers, 1942. Hardcover. Very Good. Consolidated Book Publishers, Chicago, IL 1942. First Edition / First Printing / First Issue. Dated 1942 on the copyright page. In the original shipping carton. Book Condition: Very Good+, shelf wear, light spots, light age toning. Name at the front panel of the shipping carton.

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        The Atlantic Charter and the Four Freedoms

      1942. Schoor, Jos.. Original painting, measuring 29 3/4 by 21 1/2 inches, matted and framed. The subject of the painting is the text of the Atlantic Charter, a joint declaration made by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill on August 14, 1941 that provided a framework for U.S. and British war, and post-war, goals. The Charter formed the basis for the charter of the modern United Nations. The text is written here in fine calligraphy with red and gold initials. The headings for the eight parts are in blue on a pink ground, and tiny versions of the flags for each of the Allies who signed the Charter are finely wrought in full color. At the end of the text, the title is flanked by excellent miniature portraits of Roosevelt and Churchill. Along the right side of the Charter are four paintings representing the Four Freedoms. In his State of the Union address on January 6, 1941, Roosevelt put forward four essential human rights that all people should enjoy: freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom from want, and freedom from fear. These fundamental freedoms were incorporated into the Atlantic Charter and entered the cultural zeitgeist, inspiring a wealth of artistic expression, most famously the series of paintings by Norman Rockwell. Arthur Szyk also produced a quadriptych of the Four Freedoms, and murals depicting the freedoms grace government and private buildings throughout the United States. This painting was completed a year before Rockwell's series appeared on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post and was executed by Jos. (possibly Joseph) Schoor, about whom we could find no information but who is certainly accomplished in his craft. The four richly detailed scenes show representations of the Four Freedoms: an orator enjoying the freedom of speech; a crowd entering a house of worship and exercising their freedom of religion; a farmer free from want gathering hay; and an allegorical female figure with a sword ready to defend the innocent from war, famine, and death, guarding the freedom from fear. The striking images feature strong lines and bold colors reminiscent of the paintings of Rockwell Kent and Edward Hopper. The Charter and Freedoms are bounded by a multi-colored triple border, also painted by Schoor. The whole has been professionally framed and matted and is in fine condition. Altogether a well-executed response to a world-changing vision of the future. (Frame measures 38 1/4 by 30 1/4 inches).

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        A history of the Giza necropolis. Vol. I. Vol. II: the tomb of queen Hetep-Heres (complete set)

      Harvard Un. Press, Cambridge 1942 - Rare complete set of 2 volumes. Harvard Un. Press, Cambridge, 1942-5. First edition. Folio, xlvi & xxv + 532 & 107 pages, 75 & 55 plates. Original green cloth, in very good state. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Photograph Album relating to U.S. Military Forces, the Burma Road & the India-Burma-China Petroleum Pipeline during World War II.

      1942- 1946.. Photo album 11 x 10 inches containing 153 photos ranging in size from 2 x 3 inches to 4 x 5 inches. Very good condition. An album of photos (153 total) relating to U.S. presence in Burma and China with the building of the Burma Road and to the work of the 780 Engineer Petroleum Distribution Company. There are three sections of photos (see below). In the first section photos are captioned. At the back of the album is written the name John Barry Williams with dates 6/23/42 - 1/15/46. Also included is a map of Burma on sheet 14 x 9 3/4 inches with Note in the lower margin "This Map Published according to the approval of the Special Press Advisor Lahore vide his Memo No. 162/2838-P.B. Dated 30th. Janu 1943. "China" 6 sepia (or faded color) photos 4 3/4 x 3 1/4 inches - views of the Burma Road and one photo of "Washburn and Jap Flag - Standing on Air Compression Tank." 48 black and white photos each approx. 2 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches with some 2 x 3 inches - Kunming, Tsuyung, agricultural work, women and children working on the Burma Road, more views of the Road some with military vehicles, the Salween River Bridge, the Kunming Valley "780 engineer Petroleum Distribution Co. Pipeline. India - Burma - China 1944 & 1945" Sub-heading "India" 7 black and white photos each approx. 2 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches with 4 which are 2 x 3 inches, photos of the platoon Sub-heading "Burma" 5 black and white photos Sub-heading "India" 3 black and white photos Sub-heading "China" 74 black and white photos "Burma and China" 10 black and white photos 4 x 5 inches .

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        My Uncle Dudley.

      Harcourt Brace. First edition.. Edges of the cloth slightly foxed; fine copy in a very good dust jacket (slightly worn at the edges; ink mark on the upper panel.. 8vo, origina buff linen, top edges stained red, printed paper label. The first book by this prolific Nebraska-born author and photographer. On the front free endpaper is stamped "Review Copy / Publication Date / Apr 2, 1942 Price $2.50.

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        LEHRPLAN - FÜR DIE SECHSMONATIGE SCHULUNG

      o.V. o.J., ca. 1942 OKart 86 Extrem selten ! Zustand: befriedigender Zustand Versand D: 5,00 EUR SS - XX, Reichsführer-SS, Hauptamt, Waffen-SS, Heinrich Himmler, Reinhard Heydrich, Schutzstaffel, Schutzstaffeln, Schwarzes Korps

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        The High Window

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1942. First. First edition. Slightly cocked, near fine copy in a nice, near fine dustwrapper with tiny nicks and tears at the extremities. Chandler's third Philip Marlowe novel filmed twice, first as Time to Kill in 1943, and then in 1947 as The Brasher Doubloon with George Montgomery as Marlowe. A nice copy. .

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        RUPERT ANNUAL 1942 - MORE ADVENTURES OF RUPERT

      Published by Daily Express, 1942. Paperback. Good. Illustrated by Bestall, Alfred. Good condition. Pictorial card wraps - Rupert waving from castle ramparts. Produced during the second world war when paper shortages were at their worst, this is the rarest of all the Rupert annuals. Lower 2" of spine missing, remainder may have been re-stuck? Old tape marks to rear cover (beside spine). Covers grubby, creased and edge worn. Minimal loss to lower corner of front cover. Price NOT cut. Neat name and address in pencil in belongs to box. Grubby fingermarks to page margins throughout. Harrison printing. A decent copy of this difficult to find annual. [R]

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        Pilote De Guerre

      N.Y.: La Maison Francaise, Inc., 1942. 253p. A near fine copy, with a small tan spot at the top of the front cover and a small tan spot on the bottom of the spine. The remaining covers and spine are fresh and spotless. This copy is nearly totally uncut, the exception being the cutting of the verso of the title page, thus all pages are exceptionally clean and unread. The copy has the original (?) blank patterned glassine jacket which is in good- condition with some tears and chips. There were 526 copies of this edition printed, of which this is no. 77 of 450 printed on Corsican paper.. First American Edition. Paperbound with Stiff Covers. Near Fine/good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Watashi no Nankyoku Tanken-ki ~ Account of my Expedition to the South Pole

      Tokyo: Kokoku Seinen Kyoiku Kyokai 1942 - Stiff soft covers. Illustrated in back, red, cream and sea foam green with image of the Kainan Maru sailing toward the south pole (in abstraction). pp., 2, 422 text, [2], 2. 1 fold-out map; 20 black-and-white photographic illustrations including 1 double-page, 9 full-page and 10 on 5 pages; I full-page map, 1 map in text. 18.0 cm. Text in Japanese. Very Scarce. Covers soiled with crease on front cover, wear to hinge but holding well. Although the titles are slightly different, this is the second edition of Shirase’s first person narratiive Nankyoku Tanken originally published in 1913.­ Taurus 75; Rosove 309.B1; Ross 1.4.2 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Monkey. A Classic Chinese Novel Translated by Arthur Waley. SIGNED by Arthur Waley

      London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1942 - First edition, first printing. Small octavo, 22.1*15.3cm, 305p. Previous owner's bookplate on top left corner of front pastedown. Signed by Arthur Waley on half title page. Dustjacket worn at edges, darkened at spine and slightly chipped at foot, otherwise a very good hardcover. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Kaukasus Nur für den Dienstgebrauch

      o.V. 1942 zeitgenössischer Halbleinenband mit Goldprägung 341 Seiten + Ausfalttabellen Extrem selten ! Wissenschaftliche Arbeit von Referenten im Wannsee-Institut der SS. In dessen Räumlichkeiten am 20.1.1942 die berüchtigte Wannseekonferenz statt fand. Ein Zeitdokument von allerhöchster Seltenheit und historischer Brisanz. In der Welt nur in sehr wenigen Archiven vorhanden und die letzten Jahrzehnte in keiner mir bekannten Auktion oder Antiquariatsliste je aufgetaucht. Zustand: guter Zustand Versand D: 5,00 EUR SS - XX, Reichsführer-SS, Hauptamt, Waffen-SS, Heinrich Himmler, Reinhard Heydrich, Schutzstaffel, Schutzstaffeln, Schwarzes Korps

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        [Exhibition Catalog] First Papers of Surrealism. 14 October - 7 November 1942

      New York: Coordinating Council of French Relief Societies, Inc, 1942. First Edition. Acclaimed catalog of the first major exhibition of Surrealist works in the United States, mounted by Andre Breton and Marcel Duchamp in a large Italianate mansion in mid-town Manhattan. David Hopkins (see "Tate Papers no. 22", http://www.tate.org.uk/research/publications/tate-papers/22) describes the exhibition's opening thus: ...wealthy art patrons and members of New York's cultural elite milled around, attempting to make what they could of the strange web or net in which they were caught, peering through it to look at the paintings, while a number of children wove in and out of the guests, eventually carving out a space for themselves in the central area of the exhibition. From all accounts the group of children, led by the eleven-year-old Carroll Janis (son of the art collector Sidney Janis), consisted of six boys dressed in baseball, basketball and football attire, who threw balls among themselves, and six girls who played skipping games, jacks and hopscotch. They were under strict orders from Duchamp to carry on playing throughout the event, and to explain, if questioned, that they were playing on Duchamp's instructions. Duchamp, incidentally, was nowhere to be seen. As was his custom he had decided not to attend the opening. Much like Duchamp's own contribution to the show -- his famous "Mile of String", which dominated the exhibit hall, partially obscuring many of the artworks -- his catalog, with its five die-cut "bullet" holes in the front wrapper, is itself a small masterpiece of Surrealism, utilizing a slightly bizarre (especially to the average wealthy art patron of 1942) layout with interspersed "portraits" of the artists and cut-up montage techniques, undercutting the conventional function of the exhibition catalog to showcase and promote the work of individual artists, emphasizing instead the event as self-referential spectacle. A somewhat ephemeral item in the trade; copies seem to appear irregularly and to disappear quickly. Small quarto (26.5cm x 18.5cm); pictorial, die-cut wrappers; [49]pp; illus. Covers slightly creased and soiled; brief signs of use; slight mustiness to contents as usual from coated paper; a solidly Very Good example.

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        The Problems of Lasting Peace

      Doubleday, Doran and Company, Garden City 1942 - Second printing (as per the jacket). 295pp. About fine in very good internally tape repaired dustwrapper with several small nicks and tears. Inscribed by Hoover to Norman Vincent Peale, author of *The Power of Positive Thinking*: "To Dr. Norman V. Peale, With the Good Wishes of Herbert Hoover." [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Der Jude als Verbrecher

      Berlin / Leipzig, Nibelungen-Verlag GmbH, 1942. Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlagseinband (Halbleinen OHLn / HLn 8vo im Format 14,7 x 22 cm) mit Rücken- und Deckeltitel. 212 Seiten, mit einem Bilderteil im Anhang: 24 Seiten mit teilweise ganzseitigen Fotoabbildungen auf Kunstdruckpapier. - Aus dem Inhalt: Das Ergebnis vorangestellt - Was Sprachenkunde und Statistik beweisen (\"Kochemer-Loschen\", die Sprache der Gauner / Der Jude in der Kriminalität / Der Jude in der Politik) - Juden vor Gericht (Rechtswissenschaft und Rechtspflege in der Gewalt des Juden / Caro contra Petschek / Der \"Trotzkistenprozess\" in Moskau) - Hehler und Diebe (Verbrechersviertel und Rote Bezirke / Ein Leipziger \"Fellhändler\" / Michael Stoßenspieler, ein Jude aus Polen / Das Nachtgespenst im Kaiserhof / Violinspieler und Taschendiebe / Hehlerei in großen Stil) - Hochstapler (Ignatz Straßnoff, Trebitsch-Lincoln, Finkelstein-Litwinow, Dimitri Nawaschin, Sobelsohn-Klauer) - Betrüger und Schieber (Ghettojuden und Konjunkturjuden / Die Affäre Linder-Rosenfeld / \"Boenstein droht Todesstraf\" / Gesunde Pleite / Sofort Geld / Einspongeschäfte / Die Geschichte des Cornel Salaban / Leo Veit, der Abessinienkämpfer) - Falschspieler (Das Kümmelblättchen / Der Club der \"Harmlosen\" im Centralhotel / Skandal in Hannover / Aron Simanowitsch und der \"Heilige Teufel Rasputin\") -Kuppler und Mädchenhändler (Die Laufbahn der jüdischen Dirne Anna Meyner / Das Haus Riehll-Pollack / Zuhälter / Silberreich und Wallerstein / Engros und Endetail / Der Prozeß der 112 / Zwi Migdol oder die Große Kraft) - Sexualverbrechen (Das \"Paradies\" der Juden / Etwas Pornographie / Ein \"Kinderfreund\" / Albert Hirschland, der Rasseschänder von Magdeburg) -Mörder (Jüdische \"Witze\" / Das Verbrechen des Fritz Saffran / Monk Eastman, der König der Gangster / Der Mordmord an Mac Kinley / Der Anschlag auf Otto von Bismarck / Die Ermordung des Grafen Stürgk / Das Attentat auf Stefan Tisza / Der Fall Beylis / Mordko Bogrow, der Mörder des Ministerpräsidenten Peter Stolypin / Der Meisterprovokateur Asew / Jakob Blumkin schießt auf Mirbach / Das Ende eines Kaisers / Geiselmord / Das Schiff des Todes / Der Arbeiter Mord von Astrachan / Der Henker von Tiflis / Ssadowaja 5 / Genossin Rosa / Samuel Schwarzbart / Ein Jude hat geschossen) - Nachruf - Verzeichnis der Bilder (Die \"Erzväter\" des Bolschewismus / Die \"Patriarchen\" der Sowjetunion von heute / Die Einpeitscher des Bolschewismus in Europa / Juden vor Gericht / Anwälte des Verbrechens / Hochstapler / Intellektuelle Juden / Korruptions-Juden / Betrüger und Fälscher / Der Schutzpatron / Er spielte falsch / Cafehaus-Juden - Sexual-Juden / Sexualverbrecher / Mörder). - Die Fotoabbildungen tragen Bildunterschriften wie: Eugen Levinee-Nissen, das Haupt der Münchner \"Sowjetregierung\" im April 1919, Massenmörder / Rosalie Lübeck, genannt Rosa Luxemburg, Anstifter der Spartakusmorde und des Novemberverbrechens von 1918 / Felix Halle, Mitglied der KPD, \"Sachverständiger\" für Strafrecht, Geschlechtsleben und Hochverrat in der Weimarer Republik / Moro-Giafferi, beim Versuch, sich etwas aus den Fingern zu saugen, so wie er es beim berüchtigten Reichstagsbrand-Schauprozess in London 1933 im Solde Moskaus ausgiebig tat / Alexander Kutisker, betrog in Gemeinschaft mit Ivan Baruch und Michel Holzmann die Preußische Staatsbank um 14 Milionen Mark / Gebrüder Sklarek, betrogen die Berliner Stadtbank um 12,5 Millionen und ließen weitere 6-7 Millionen spurlos verschinden. Zu Zuchthaus verurteilt / Judko (Julius) Barmat, Schützling des marxistischen Reichskanzlers Bauer. . . - sehr gutes Exemplar, weitere Beschreibung s.Nr.22010! Versand D: 5,90 EUR Deutsches / Drittes Reich, jüdische Verbrecher, Juden als Betrüger und Zuhälter, Weltjudentum, Neigung und Eignung des Juden zu Betrug und unsauberen Geschäften aller Art, Antisemitismus, scharfer judenfeindlicher Standpunkt, illustrierte Bücher, Lösung der Judenfrage, NS.-Schrifttum, völkisches/nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut

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        Triptyque

      Gallimard 1942 - - Gallimard, Paris 1942, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Marcel Jouhandeau à Robert Desnos. Agréable exemplaire. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Edition for which he was not drawn large paper, review copy. Precious autograph signed Marcel Jouhandeau Robert Desnos. Nice copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Der Jude als Verbrecher

      Berlin / Leipzig, Nibelungen-Verlag GmbH, 1942 - Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlagseinband (Halbleinen OHLn / HLn 8vo im Format 14,7 x 22 cm) mit Rücken- und Deckeltitel. 212 Seiten, mit einem Bilderteil im Anhang: 24 Seiten mit teilweise ganzseitigen Fotoabbildungen auf Kunstdruckpapier. - Aus dem Inhalt: Das Ergebnis vorangestellt - Was Sprachenkunde und Statistik beweisen ("Kochemer-Loschen", die Sprache der Gauner / Der Jude in der Kriminalität / Der Jude in der Politik) - Juden vor Gericht (Rechtswissenschaft und Rechtspflege in der Gewalt des Juden / Caro contra Petschek / Der "Trotzkistenprozess" in Moskau) - Hehler und Diebe (Verbrechersviertel und Rote Bezirke / Ein Leipziger "Fellhändler" / Michael Stoßenspieler, ein Jude aus Polen / Das Nachtgespenst im Kaiserhof / Violinspieler und Taschendiebe / Hehlerei in großen Stil) - Hochstapler (Ignatz Straßnoff, Trebitsch-Lincoln, Finkelstein-Litwinow, Dimitri Nawaschin, Sobelsohn-Klauer) - Betrüger und Schieber (Ghettojuden und Konjunkturjuden / Die Affäre Linder-Rosenfeld / "Boenstein droht Todesstraf" / Gesunde Pleite / Sofort Geld / Einspongeschäfte / Die Geschichte des Cornel Salaban / Leo Veit, der Abessinienkämpfer) - Falschspieler (Das Kümmelblättchen / Der Club der "Harmlosen" im Centralhotel / Skandal in Hannover / Aron Simanowitsch und der "Heilige Teufel Rasputin") -Kuppler und Mädchenhändler (Die Laufbahn der jüdischen Dirne Anna Meyner / Das Haus Riehll-Pollack / Zuhälter / Silberreich und Wallerstein / Engros und Endetail / Der Prozeß der 112 / Zwi Migdol oder die Große Kraft) - Sexualverbrechen (Das "Paradies" der Juden / Etwas Pornographie / Ein "Kinderfreund" / Albert Hirschland, der Rasseschänder von Magdeburg) -Mörder (Jüdische "Witze" / Das Verbrechen des Fritz Saffran / Monk Eastman, der König der Gangster / Der Mordmord an Mac Kinley / Der Anschlag auf Otto von Bismarck / Die Ermordung des Grafen Stürgk / Das Attentat auf Stefan Tisza / Der Fall Beylis / Mordko Bogrow, der Mörder des Ministerpräsidenten Peter Stolypin / Der Meisterprovokateur Asew / Jakob Blumkin schießt auf Mirbach / Das Ende eines Kaisers / Geiselmord / Das Schiff des Todes / Der Arbeiter Mord von Astrachan / Der Henker von Tiflis / Ssadowaja 5 / Genossin Rosa / Samuel Schwarzbart / Ein Jude hat geschossen) - Nachruf - Verzeichnis der Bilder (Die "Erzväter" des Bolschewismus / Die "Patriarchen" der Sowjetunion von heute / Die Einpeitscher des Bolschewismus in Europa / Juden vor Gericht / Anwälte des Verbrechens / Hochstapler / Intellektuelle Juden / Korruptions-Juden / Betrüger und Fälscher / Der Schutzpatron / Er spielte falsch / Cafehaus-Juden - Sexual-Juden / Sexualverbrecher / Mörder). - Die Fotoabbildungen tragen Bildunterschriften wie: Eugen Levinee-Nissen, das Haupt der Münchner "Sowjetregierung" im April 1919, Massenmörder / Rosalie Lübeck, genannt Rosa Luxemburg, Anstifter der Spartakusmorde und des Novemberverbrechens von 1918 / Felix Halle, Mitglied der KPD, "Sachverständiger" für Strafrecht, Geschlechtsleben und Hochverrat in der Weimarer Republik / Moro-Giafferi, beim Versuch, sich etwas aus den Fingern zu saugen, so wie er es beim berüchtigten Reichstagsbrand-Schauprozess in London 1933 im Solde Moskaus ausgiebig tat / Alexander Kutisker, betrog in Gemeinschaft mit Ivan Baruch und Michel Holzmann die Preußische Staatsbank um 14 Milionen Mark / Gebrüder Sklarek, betrogen die Berliner Stadtbank um 12,5 Millionen und ließen weitere 6-7 Millionen spurlos verschinden. Zu Zuchthaus verurteilt / Judko (Julius) Barmat, Schützling des marxistischen Reichskanzlers Bauer. . . - sehr gutes Exemplar, weitere Beschreibung s.Nr.22010! Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1942 Wisden Cricketers Almanack - Linen cloth - Very Good

      This lot is an 1942 Wisden Softback, Linen. It is in Very Good++ condition The covers are excellent,nice and bright and pretty mark , there is a name to page 3but apart from that it is a super Wisden with very clean white pages and strong hinges.Tightly bound. Very Good. (In the joint picture it is the book to the right - the one on the left is available also)

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        Signal. Jahrgang 1942. Zweimal monatlich

      Berlin: Deutscher Verlag 1942 - OHLWd., ein Heft ca. 45 Seiten mit zahlr. farb uns SW-Abb. Folio. Deckel abgenutzt und berieben. Gelenk vor d. Heft Nr. 9 ist geknickt und ganz gelöst, erster Blatt von Nr. 9 und letzter Blatt von Nr. 8 sind beschädigt, Titelblatt Nr. 9 mit Verlust. Zuweilen 2 Blätter ausgerissen (cca dreimal), zuweilen leicht eingerissssen; sonst altersgemäß guter Zustand. Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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