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

      Raumbild Verlag Otto Schönstein K.-G, München 1942 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        Die Kriegsmarine. Raumbildalbum mit 100 Raumbildern so wie Brille - KOMPLETT !

      München, Raumbild-Verlag Otto Schönstein, 1942. 4°, 84 Seiten mit zahlreichen farbigen ganzseitigen Bildtafeln und mit 100 Raumbildern so wie Brille in betitelten Original-Pappband dieser fleckig und best., Rücken einger. sonst guter Zustand, - 1942. z448 Versand D: 6,00 EUR Zweiter Weltkrieg II, Seefahrt militärisch und Marine

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht]
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        Langner, Reinhold. - "Sitzende unter kahlen Bäumchen".

      - Zeichnung / Ölkreide, auf hellem Karton, 1942. Von Reinhold Langner. 49,5 x 35,4 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Verso Stempelsignatur: "Reinhold Langner". Dazu Titel und Jahr in Bleistift. - Originale Reißzwecklöchlein in den Ecken. Kaum merkliche Abriebspuren von ehemaligem Passepartout. Insgesamt guter Erhaltungszustand. Reinhold Langner (1905 Weinböhla - 1957 Ockritz bei Dresden). Deutscher Holzbildhauer, Zeichner und Grafiker. 1922-25 Lehre zum Maurer und Holzbildhauer. 1925-33 Studium der Holzbildhauerei an der Kunstgewerbeakademie Dresden bei Theodor Arthur Winde. 1929/30 Studienreise u.a. nach Italien und Spanien. 1933 Verweis von der Akademie wegen seiner sozialdemokratischen Gesinnung. Bis 1942 freischaffend als Bildhauer tätig; z.B. Schnitzarbeiten an der Marienberger Rathaustür (1938/39). Ab 1943 Lehrer an der Staatlichen Kunstakademie Dresden. 1945-47 kommissarischer Leiter der Akademie der Bildenden Künste Dresden (HfBK). 1946-48 dort Professor für Bildhauerei. 1948/49 Professor für Angewandte Plastik und Rektor an der Hochschule für Werkkunst Dresden. 1949 Wechsel an die Technische Hochschule Dresden als Lehrbeauftragter für Bauplastik, 1952-57 Professur. Ab 1950 Lehrbeauftragter an der Universität Leipzig. Ab 1950 Direktor des Museums für Sächsische Volkskunst im Jägerhof in Dresden. Machte sich um Erhalt und Entwicklung der erzgebirgischen Volkskunst bemüht, weshalb man ihn als "Vater der erzgebirgischen Schnitzer" apostrophierte. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        GO DOWN, MOSES And Other Stories.

      Random House [1942], New York - 8vo. This copy is inscribed by Faulkner on the front free endpaper and signed by him on the title page as was his custom. "To A. I. Bezzerides. Many happy returns. Bill Faulkner. 9 Aug. 1945." Faulkner and Bezzerides met in Hollywood at about the time "Go Down, Moses" was published, though this Faulkner novel was not among those of his books to make it to the screen. The two were part of the Warner Bros. stable of screenwriters and collaborated on more than a few movie scripts, some of which were filmed, some not. Faulkner, who was struggling financially to get by, lived with Bezzerides and his family during this period and was driven to the studio during the week by the younger man. When Faulkner periodically became incapacitated by his alcoholic binges, Bezzerides saw to it that he received medical intervention. This copy may have been inscribed to his by-then good friend when Bezzerides visited Faulkner in Mississippi. All this is documented in Faulkner biographies. Bezzerides was himself a published author, two of whose novels were made into Warner Bros. film noirs -- "The Long Haul" and "Thieves Highway." Provenance: The A.I. Bezzerides estate. A very good copy in a somewhat worn dust jacket, whose use can be seen as endearing if not ennobling. An association copy of the first rank. Housed in a custom-made quarter morocco clamshell box. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lee G. Campbell]
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        PILOTS OF FIGHTER COMMAND, SIXTY-FOUR PORTRAITS

      London: George C. Harrap & Company Ltd, 1942. Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 32pp + 64p b/w portraits. Light foxing of the endpapers, brief gift inscription dated 1942 on the ffep, otherwise a nice copy of the scarce first edition..

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        Cross Creek Cookery

      Scribners, NY. Fine. Hardcover. Fine/American 20th century, author, Florida, regional, fiction, young adults, short stories, Newbery Honor, Pulitzer Prize. English. "First published in 1942, 'Cross Creek Cookery' was compiled by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings at the request of readers who wanted to recreate the luscious meals described in 'Cross Creek' -- her famous memoir of life in a Florida hamlet. Lovers of old-fashioned, down-home cooking will treasure the recipes for Grits, Hush-Puppies, Florida Fried Fish, Orange Fluff, and Utterly Deadly Southern Pecan Pie. For more adventuresome palates, there are such unusual dishes as Minorcan Gopher Stew, Coot Surprise, Alligator-Tail Steak, Mayhaw Jelly, and Chef Huston's Cream of Peanut Soup. Spiced with delightful anecdotes and lore, 'Cross Creek Cookery' guides the reader through the rich culinary heritage of the deep tidal South with a loving regard for the rituals of cooking and eating. Anyone who longs for food - and writing - that warms the heart will find ample portions of both in this classic cookbook. [Pub. Info] Scribners" A"; Desirable and collectible. There is a protective mylar cover. 1ST EDITION.

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        Cross Creek

      Scribners, NY. Fine. Hardcover. Fine/American 20th century, author, Florida, regional, fiction, young adults, short stories, Newbery Honor, Pulitzer Prize. English. "Originally published in 1942, Cross Creek has become a classic in modern American literature. For the millions of readers raised on The Yearling, here is the story of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings's experiences in the remote Florida hamlet of Cross Creek, where she lived for thirteen years. From the daily labors of managing a seventy-two-acre orange grove to bouts with runaway pigs and a succession of unruly farmhands, Rawlings describes her life at the Creek with humor and spirit. Her tireless determination to overcome the challenges of her adopted home in the Florida backcountry, her deep-rooted love of the earth, and her genius for character and description result in a most delightful and heartwarming memoir.' [Pub. Info] Scribners" A"; desirable and collectible. There is a protective mylar cover. 1ST EDITION.

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        Oor Wullie Original Artwork Dudley D Watkins 1942

      UK: DC Thomson, 1942. No Binding. Very Good+. Dudley D Watkins. Oor Wullie Original Artwork by Dudley D Watkins 1942 DC Thomson. Artwork by Dudley D Watkins for the Sunday Post. Near full story board drawn by Dudley Dexter Watkins (1907-1969) in Indian ink to card. With illustrator and editor annotations to margins, dated February 22nd 1942. Measures approx 15.5" x 14.5" in two segments. Scarce.

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        Bij het graf van den Nederlandschen onbekenden soldaat gevallen in de Meidagen 1940

      [Groningen], De Blauwe Schuit 1942 - Original wrappers. 24,3 x 19,0 cm. 4 p. Printed by H.N. Werkman with a 'druksel' (5 colors) in 100 copies (in fact approx.150 or 200 copies). First edition. Excellent copy. Hot printing 42-g3. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Non vouloir.

      Editions Jeanne Bucher. 1942 - In-8 ( 195 x 140 mm ) de 76 pages, broché. 4 gravures au burin, zincographies retravaillées en taille-douce reproduites à pleine pages comprises dans la pagination : un portrait de Dora Maar, deux danseuses et une femme assise. Dos légèrement fragile sinon bon exemplaire de l'édition originale dont le tirage est limité à 426 exemplaires numérotés. Celui-ci est le n292, un des 400 numérotés sur vélin bouffant. Littérature Gravure Edition-originale [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Worksheets on Morale. Seminar in Psychological Problems of Morale

      Published by Harvard University, Department of Psychology. 1942 - 152 leaves, complete in 15 sections, ca. 90,000 words. (Two copies of this work are located via WorldCat: Harvard and Illinois State University). *Provenance: OSS (Office of Strategic Services, the precursor to the CIA) Library via the Library of Congress. *This work by Gordon Allport and Henry A. Murray contains several sections on what has been recently hailed as the earliest psychological profile of Adolf Hitler. The sections include: (1) Aim of Seminar, 2 lvs; (2) Selected Bibliography, 1941, 3 lvs; (3) Notes on the Definition of Morale, 3+3lvs; (4) Determinants of Good and Bad Morale, 18 lvs; (5) Historical Trends of National Socialist Ideology, 14 lvs; (6) Hitler the Man, Notes for a Case Study, 22 lvs; (7) Education in Nazi Germany, 8 lvs; (9) Strategy and Tactics for anti-Nazi propaganda, 10 lvs; (10) Democratic vs. Totalitarian Morale in Groups, 5 lvs; (11) Standards of Democratic Morale-Building in the U.S., 6 lvs; (12) Civilian Morale Building Techniques, 7pp; (13) Psychology of Influence (Education Persuasion) Applied to Morale Building in America, 16 lvs; (14) Long-term Aspects of Democratic Morale-Building, 7 lvs; (15) Analysis and Execution of Propaganda Campaigns, 18 lvs. The portions of this publication concerning the psychological profile of Hitler seem to pre-date the very recent re-publication of Murray's very obscure 1943 work again published for the OSS on the psychological composition of Hitler. The date of publication of these sheets is somewhat uncertain, although there are no references dated after 1941. These sheets were obviously not intended for a wide distribution. It is interesting to note the circulation card in the pocket at the rear of this work as it bears the signature of David N. Yerkes. I spoke with Mr. Yerkes a dozen years ago and inquired after his interest in this work (taken out on 7 June 1944 and returned 14 June 1944), and he told the story that Henry Murray was a pupil of his father's, who was Robert Yerkes, former president of the American Psychological Association, Professor of Psychology at Harvard and innovator in the use of psychological testing and training of American servicemen during WWI. This work by Gordon Allport and Henry A. Murray contains several sections on what has been recently hailed as the earliest psychological profile of Adolf Hitler. Evidently there were only 30 copies of this report made; it is exceptionally rare. The sections include: (1) Aim of Seminar, 2 lvs; (2) Selected Bibliography, 1941, 3 lvs; (3) Notes on the Definition of Morale, 3+3lvs; (4) Determinants of Good and Bad Morale, 18 lvs; (5) Historical Trends of National Socialist Ideology, 14 lvs; (6) Hitler the Man, Notes for a Case Study, 22 lvs; (7) Education in Nazi Germany, 8 lvs; (9) Strategy and Tactics for anti-Nazi propaganda, 10 lvs; (10) Democratic vs. Totalitarian Morale in Groups, 5 lvs; (11) Standards of Democratic Morale-Building in the U.S., 6 lvs; (12) Civilian Morale Building Techniques, 7pp; (13) Psychology of Influence (Education Persuasion) Applied to Morale Building in America, 16 lvs; (14) Long-term Aspects of Democratic Morale-Building, 7 lvs; (15) Analysis and Execution of Propaganda Campaigns, 18 lvs. *The portions of this publication concerning the psychological profile of Hitler seem to pre-date the very recent re-publication of Murray's very obscure 1943 work again published for the OSS on the psychological composition of Hitler. The date of publication of these sheets is somewhat uncertain, although there are no references dated after 1941. These sheets were obviously not intended for a wide distribution. It is interesting to note the circulation card in the pocket at the rear of this work as it bears the signature of David N. Yerkes.I spoke with Mr. Yerkes a dozen years ago and inquired after his interest in this work (taken out on 7 June 1944 and returned 14 June 1944). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        THE ROBE

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1942. This book has a multicolored dj with a green spine and brown and white spine lettering. Spine is chipped at ends, esp. at lower end; encased in removable mylar sleeve to prevent further wear. Inner pages are clean and unmarked, binding is tight. Verso of front endpaper is signed by the author with the inscription "For Robert William Reid." Certificate of authenticity is available. This book tells the story of what became of the robe worn by Jesus, which the Roman soldiers gambled for while Christ was on the Cross. 695 pages; approx. 6"x9".. By Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Collectible-Good/Collectible-Fair.

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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. Colour illustrations in text throughout. 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 reside to lower rear edge. A lovely copy. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on title page, " Greetings from this "Little House" to another Little House, Virginia Lee Burton." The 1943 Caldecott Medal winner. A beautifully illustrated book intended to show the passage of time and seasons through the eyes of a little house, though many have considered it Burton's platform against urban sprawl despite her claims that is not. 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. An extremely uncommon title to be found inscribed.

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        The Art of Walt Disney.

      New York: Macmillan Company, 1942. First edition. Quarto, original tan cloth. Humorously inscribed by Walt Disney on the frontispiece: "To Clyde, Haven't you any better use for your money? Walt." Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a few small chips and tears. Wonderfully illustrated throughout from photographs and drawings. Art critic Robert Feild's purpose in writing this book was "to present the art of Walt Disney as a growing force in our midst." Formal criticism of cartoon art was so entirely new at the time that "we have no standards by which to judge the art of today, no terminology with which to discuss, for instance, the work of a man like Walt Disney? How is one to write about Walt Disney if his art, which is that of the Animated Sound Picture, is to most people still a mystery while the artist himself is an enigma invariably associated with a Mouse?

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        OKAIANNE PLEMIA [?THE ACCURSED RACE?]

      Kiev?. 1942. Paperback. 1st Edition. Original Paper Wrappers, 8vo. 53 pages ; 21cm. Holocaust-era pamphlet with grotesquely Antisemitic cover image of a Jew?s face as a spider in the middle of a web with title in Ukranian in mock-Hebrew font. Title translates as ?The Accursed Race. ? In Ukranian. German title printed on back: ?Die verfluchte Rasse. ? Nazi-Propaganda, published for distribution in Ukraine. SUBJECT (S) : Antisemitism. OCLC lists only one copy worldwide (Hoover Inst On War, Revolution & Peace) . Paper browning slightly. In about very good condition. Very dramatic and displayable. (holo2-130-24) .

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
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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. Foreword by Josette Frank. Octavo. Original red cloth boards, titles to spine and front board with blocked image in blue. With the dust jacket. Frontispiece and 9 full-page illustrations, with vignettes to text by Joe Shuster. Front hinge weak, rear hinge cracked, pages toned, abrasion to front endpaper from a name having been rubbed out, endpapers with offsetting, wear to extremities, front corner bumped, in the dust jacket with wear to extremities, chipping to corners, some creasing along edges. A good copy. First edition, first printing. Signed by both creators of Superman Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel .This book is the first novelisation of the comic book character, and also the first Superman story credited to someone other than Jerry Siegel. It was Lowther who first provided many now-familiar details of Superman's birth and early life.

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        Deutscher Faustkampf nicht pricefight. Boxen als Rasseproblem. Mit einem Vorwort von Max Schmeling

      München, Zentralverlag der NSDAP., Franz Eher Nachfolger, 1942 - Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlagseinband (Broschur / Kartoneinband im Format 12,3 x 19 cm) mit Deckeltitel, 102 Seiten, Schrift: Fraktur. - Aus dem Vorwort von Max Schmeling: "Kein Geringerer als unser Führer Adolf Hitler hat den charakterbildenden Wert des Boxsportes erkannt und sich deshalb dafür eingesetzt, daß die heranwachsende deutsche Jugend im Faustkampf ihrem Mut erprobt und stärkt." - Mit einem geschichtlichen Rückblick: "Der öffentliche Zweikampf mit den Fäusten vor einer Zuschauermenge war im Vorkriegsdeutschland bekanntlich verboten. Als dann die feige Novemberrevolte dem ruhmreichen Frontheer die unbefleckte Klinge aus der Hand schlug und die Truppen unbesiegt aus dem Felde zurückkehrten, da brachten zivilgefangene deutsche Matrosen, unter ihnen Hans Breitensträter, gewisse Boxkenntnisse in die Heimat mit, die sie sich in einem englischen Internierungslager angeeignet hatten. Die damalige Regierung hob das Boxverbot auf. Man hätte nun annehmen sollen, daß diese Leibesübung, die den kämpferischen männlichen Tugenden unseres Volkes voll und ganz zu entsprechen schien, breiteste Schichten ohne Unterschied des Standes und der Person im Sturmlauf gewinnen werde. Leider kam alles wieder einmal anders. Die Novembermänner, die es fertig gebracht hatten, im Jahre 1918 unsere alte stolze Armee, jene anerkannt beste Schule der Jugendertüchtigung, zu zerschlagen, diese verj. Schädlinge und Kreaturen wollten ja gar nicht den Boxsport zum Volkgut werden lassen! Sie, die selber keine Ehre besaßen, hatten niemals ein Interesse daran, im Volke Ehrgefühl und Heroismus zu fördern, denn dann hätten sie ja die längste Zeit in ihren bequemen Sesseln gesessen. Das Boxen war ihnen daher lediglich Mittel zum Zweck. Es wurde vom rein geschäftlichen Standpunkt aus betrachtet und diente vielfach dazu, die Sensationsgelüste einer blutwitternden Menge aufzupeitschen, wie das zu Zeiten des Niedergangs schon häufig in der Geschichte war. Ich denke dabei nur an die Eisenfaustschläger der Griechen oder an die Gladiatoren während des Sittenverfalls im alten Rom, die sich zur Wollust entarteter Herrscher und im Beisein eines entmenschten Pöbels auf Leben und Tod bekämpfen mussten. Spricht es nicht Bände für die ungeheuerliche sportliche Verantwortungslosigkeit der Nachkriegszeit, daß man die Polsterung der Handschuhe für Berufskämpfer bis auf das bedenklich dünne Polsterungsgewicht von 4 Unzen herabsetzte, während nach den internationalen Bestimmungen allgemein 5 Unzen als Norm galten.?Adolf Hitler hat es fertiggebracht, was die anderen jemals weder gewollt noch konnten: er hat das Boxen weltanschaulich und gedanklich im Volke verankert. Die von ihm eingesetzte Reichssportführung begann mit eisernem Besen auszufegen, um dann desto gründlicher wieder aufzubauen. Sie beseitigte den ewigen Zwiespalt zwischen Amateuren und professionals und schuf somit endlich eine einige deutsche Boxbewegung. Diese Bewegung nahm bald gigantische Ausmaße an."- Erstausgabe in guter Erhaltung - Sport im Nationalsozialismus, Preisboxer, arteigener Faustkampf, Schlüssel zum Faustkampf Boxen unabhängig von fremd rassischen Schulen und auf der Wurzel arischer Geisteshaltung und Seelenstruktur, Sportskameraden, Vorherrschaft der amerikanischen Kampfesweise, englischer Stilboxer, Boxkämpfer unter Bejahung der deutschen Rasseeigenheiten, deutscher Boxstil, Boxschule, geschichtliche Entwicklung des Boxstils, Ernährung für Boxer, Bodenübungen, Muskeltoilette, Lockerungsübungen, Lauftraining, Schlagtechnik bei Geraden, Konter als wirkungsvolle Waffe, rechter und linker Haken, Aufwärtshaken öffentlicher Zweikampf mit den Fäusten, deutscher Boxsport, Boxsportliteratur, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut, Adolf Hitler als Sportsfreund, der Führer als Freund des Boxens bzw. des Boxsports Bitte beachten Sie: Auf Grund der besonderen Versandkostenvorgaben vom ZVAB und Abebooks, kann es bei schwereren oder mehrbändigen Werken zu höheren Portokosten kommen, da der Pre [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Wir kämpfen gegen die Sowjets Sommer 1941 und Winter 1941/42 - VIII Fliegerkorps

      Dresden, Güntz-Druck, 1942 - (noch zu 19558:) - Deutsches / Drittes / Großdeutsches Reich, Großdeutschland im 2.Weltkrieg, deutsche Militärflugzeuge, Flieger als Ritterkreuzträger, Ritterkreuz, Kampfflugzeuge, Bomber, Stuka, Jagdflieger, Luftkrieg über derSowjetunion, deutsche Flugabwehr in Russland, deutsche Soldaten im Kampf gegen den Bolschewismus, Flugwesen im Nationalsozialismus, deutsche Luftwaffe, Fliegeroffizier, Luftwaffenoffiziere / Kampfpiloten im Einsatz gegen den Feind, Fliegerei, Flieger-Abenteuer, Sturzkampfflugzeug, Stuka, Kriegsflugzeug, Militärflugzeuge, Luftkrieg, Luftkampf, Erdkampf gegen bewegliche Ziele, Schlachtflieger, illustrierte Bücher, Farbfotografie vor 1945, Fliegerkorps VIII, Kriegsberichterstattung, Militaria, Kriegsgeschichte, Wehrmacht, Ostfeldzug, Rußlandfeldzug, die deutsche Luftwaffe im Kampfeinsatz an der Ostfront, Luftwaffen-Felddivisionen, Luftwaffensoldaten im Erdkampf an der Ostfront, Militär, Militaria, NS.-Schrifttum, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut Bitte beachten Sie: Auf Grund der besonderen Versandkostenvorgaben vom ZVAB und Abebooks, kann es bei schwereren oder mehrbändigen Werken zu höheren Portokosten kommen, da der Preis sich nicht am Gewicht, sondern nach der Anzahl der Artikel richtet. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000

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        Canada and Newfoundland Their Natural and Industrial Resources. During the World War...

      London.. Dated in plate 1942. Ca. late 1940s.. Color pictorial / pictographic map, 19 1/4 x 29 inches (49 x 73cm) on sheet 20 x 29 3/4 inches. Originally issued folded, now mounted on archival paper; tiny pinhead size infill at central fold intersection, short tear into lower right border now scarcely visible. Very good bright condition. One of a series of maps of the colonies highlighting their rich resources which was designed by MacDonald Gill in 1942 for the British Government; the poster was then issued over a period of several years with changing text in the decorative circle at lower left. This particular copy was issued in the immediate post-War years, the text reading: "During the World War the Dominion of Canada and her Atlantic neighbour, Newfoundland, threw all their material resources into the struggle. Canada's output of munitions, arms, ships, metal and food, was made possible by tremendous industrial growth. With these increased resources Canada moves forward to a great industrial future with added strength to help defend the peace." While the design emphasis is on clarity in visually portraying the wealth of resources, Gill's superior aesthetic sensibility is evident in the brilliant color, use of lettering and attractive design features such as the stylised steam from the boats off shore and the compass rose. A huge North West Territories stretches from the Yukon to the Hudson Bay and beyond the Arctic Circle; the Coast of Labrador is located above Quebec. The rich mineral wealth of Canada is clear from the colored symbols, with several marked in the north as "not yet developed." At lower left: "Printed in England by A. C. Ltd. 51-9322." At lower right: "O.P.D. 39/219/5." .

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        DEATH ON THE AISLE. A MR. AND MRS. NORTH MYSTERY.

      Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1942., 1942. First edition. First edition. Fine in dust jacket with light professional restoration to foot of spine and fold flaps. The wealthy backer of a play was neatly skewered during dress rehearsal as he sat in his seat on the aisle. The Norths along with their friend, Lt. Weigand have their hands full trying to solve the murder while death waits in the wings for its cue.

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        ["The Hang of It," in] The Kit Book for Soldiers, Sailors and Marines [with the mailing carton]

      Chicago Consolidated Book Publishers [through 1942] 1942 Second issue (with 1943 rather 1942 copyright) of a World War II-era compilation containing Salinger's third published short story and first appearance in book form. Small 8vo; 336pp, with numerous color and black-and-white illustrations. Publisher's bright red, white and blue pictorial boards (issued without a dust jacket), in original pictorial shipping carton. Just about Near Fine, with rubbing and very minor loss of color to corners and tips and browning to wartime paper, in a better than Very Good example of shipping box (unused), reproducing cover image of the book, rubbed along all edges. Salinger's story, "The Hang of It," appears on p. 332 of this collection of "favorite stories, verse and cartoons for the entertainment of servicemen," also featuring contributions by Elbert Hubbard, Ellery Queen, O' Henry, Rudyard Kipling, Damon Runyan and Ernest Thayer's "Casey at the Bat." Not particularly uncommon, except in the shipping carton, very few of which have survived. Near Fine-

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        S.T.E.L.E.: Scienza Tecnica Economia Lavoro nell'Edilizia, Panorama della Stampa Tecnica Internazionale. Vol. I.

      318 pp. text discussing topics relating to engineering techniques and materials used in contemporary construction, including legislation and other codes, cement, dams, maritime construction, roads, heavily illustrated throughout with diagrams, images from photographs, and technical drawings. 8vo. Wrpps., cover age darkened. Rome (Edizioni Italiane) 1942.

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        The Kit Book

      Consolidated Book Publishers, Chicago, 1942 First edition, first issue. About fine in papercovered boards (without dustwrapper as issued) and in the rare original illustrated shipping carton, which shows no evidence of having been mailed and is in very good condition. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

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        Non Vouloir Illustrated by 4 etchings by Picasso and a dedication in pen by Hugnet

      Non Vouloir Illustrated by 4 etchings by Picasso and a dedication in pen by Hugnet. Editions Jeanne Bucher, Paris 1942. George Hugnet, Pablo Picasso Illustrator. Copy 66 of 400 on Velin Bouffant paper, from a total edition of 420 copies. Thread stitched paperback, with four engravings with burin by Picasso in full page, and a collection of poems by George Hugnet dedicated to Paul Eluard, the two poets joined the resistance in the Summer of 1942. This copy come with a dedication in red pen of Hugnet to Marc Barbezat, who was the founder of the literary magazine: "l'Arbalète" in 1940. Barbezat was the first editor of Jean Genet, and through L'Arbalete he brought together prominent writers and artists of the post -war literary and artistic movements. Condition: in very good condition.

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        [STUNNING PHOTOGRAPHIC RECORD OF GUADALCANAL DURING WORLD WAR II, WITH PERSONAL PHOTOGRAPHS OF AN AMERICAN SOLDIER AFTER HIS RETURN FROM THE WAR]

      [Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1942. Sixty-two photographs, most 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches. Contemporary leatherette covers, string-tied to black album pages. Some edge wear to album. A few photos edgeworn, but overall the photos are in very nice condition. An astonishing, at times gut-wrenching, collection of photographs featuring the experiences of American military personnel in the wake of the Guadalcanal Campaign during World War II. The Guadalcanal Campaign, or the Battle of Guadalcanal, was an extended military campaign comprising several battles fought between August 1942 and February 1943. It was the first major offensive by Allied forces against Japan, and resulted in a valuable strategic victory for the Allies in the Pacific Theater. There are numerous photos of wounded subjects in this album, with eight grisly photos showing dead human casualties in various horrific conditions, likely all of the enemy, and including not one, but two photos featuring American soldiers posed with severed heads. In one, an African-American soldier smiles calmly while holding the maimed and severed head of a Japanese combatant. There are several action shots of the American soldiers in battle, with two photographs showing explosions, one shot of troops storming a beach, and one presumably showing a sinking submarine. The album also includes photos of downed aircraft and other after- effects of recent battle, including at least one shot of a destroyed Japanese transport ship, the Kinugawa Maru, which was attacked and sunk by American Marines just offshore of Guadalcanal on Nov. 15, 1942. In addition, there are several shots of native islanders, scenes of the American troops at mealtime and at prayer, troops on the march, and more. Two photographs contain images of morale-boosting signs posted on Guadalcanal and intended to encourage the American troops. One reads "KILL THE BASTARDS! Down this road marched one of the regiments of the United States Army...Twenty of their wounded in litters were bayoneted, shot and clubbed by the yellow bellies. KILL THE BASTARDS!" Another sign features a quote by Admiral Halsey, reading, "Admiral Halsey says 'Kill japs, kill japs, kill more japs!' You will help kill the yellow bastards if...YOU DO YOUR JOB WELL." The album concludes with several vernacular photographs of the soldier who owned this album, presumably taken after his return from the war. In one photo of three soldiers, the compiler identifies each subject, writing in pen "ME," "RICHY," and "WEB." He also poses with other soldiers, family members, and friends. The album was likely compiled from photographic prints available to soldiers just after the war, and mounted in the album by the soldier himself, or was perhaps prepared for, and dispersed to, American military personnel by the armed forces. In any case, it is a stunning photographic record of the stark realities of war in the Pacific Theatre during World War II.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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        Skizzenbuch für die Maschinenmannschaft für Bauart "S 74". Band M Antriebsanlage, Schiffsbetrieb und E-Anlage. Nur für den Dienstgebrauch.

      Kiel, (1942). - 3 Blatt, 18 teils kolorierte Blätter (Pläne, Detailzeichnungen u.ä.), rückseitig Erläuterungen. Alle Blätter Leinenkaschiert und wischfest. 11 x 30 cm, Original-Leinen. Mit Stempel, Datum und Signatur eines Diplom-Ingenierus der Marinewerft Kiel 1942, der die "Übereinstimmung der eingehefteten Skizzen mit der Bordausführung bescheinigt". Inhalt: Farbenkennzeichnung der Rohrleitungen, Maschinenaufstellungsplan, Ölanlage, Frischkühlwasser, Schiffsheizung, Stromlaufplan, Motorwellenumdrehungsanzeigeranlage u.a. - Sehr gut erhalten. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Mertens & Pomplun GbR]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Brian Cassidy, Bookseller]
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        Svatojirsky cyklus. 6 numbered & signed Photographs by J. Funke

      Prague: Aventinum 1942-1944 Original Portfolio (half-buckram), 2°, Limited numbered edition. This copy has got N° 72 Excellent condition, very rare.Photography, Jaromir Funke

      [Bookseller: Antikvariát Valentinská]
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        Flight to Arras

      New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1942 - First Edition. Very good in a creased dust jacket with some chipping. Presentation copy; inscribed by the author, "Pour Pierre Beddard, A qui la France - nous tout les Francais - doivent tant avec ma fidele et profonde amitie. Antoine de Saint-Exupery." [To whom France - all of us the French - owe so much. With my deep and profound friendship]. The signed edition of 500 copies is far more common than inscribed copies. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Co., Inc., A.B.A.A.]
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        Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

      Philadelphia: David McKay Co., 1942. - A Finely Bound RubaiyatIllustrated by Willy PoganyPOGANY, Willy, illustrator. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam in English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrations by Willy Pogany. Philadelphia: David McKay Co., [1942]. Small folio (9 7/8 x 7 1/16 inches; 250 x 180 mm.). [vii], 1-101, [1, printers mark] pp. Sixteen full-page and four smaller black & white drawings, all with decorative borders.Bound ca, 1942 by Maurin (stamp-signed in gilt on front turn-in). Full orange-brown morocco, covers ruled in gilt with a central 'arabesque' design surrounded by four richly gilt decorated corner pieces. Spine with four raised bands, decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt, gilt-ruled board edges, elaborate gilt turn-ins, marbled end-papers, top edge gilt.Very slight crack (but perfectly sound) at top of front joint, otherwise near fine.First published in 1859, Edward FitzGerald’s version of Omar Khayyam’s quatrains was widely read only after it was taken up by the Pre-Raphaelites in 1861. The height of the poem’s popularity corresponded with the heyday of the illustrated book, and such well-known illustrators as Willy Pogany, Edmund Dulac, René Bull and Frank Brangwyn received commissions to illustrate the poem. The drive to illustrate the Rubáiyat was given extra impetus first by the development from the 1860s onwards of wood-engraved colour illustrations and later, around the end of the century, by the coming of color halftone printing. The lushly exotic and sentimental colored illustrations, enabled by Victorian print technology, matched the melancholy hedonism of FitzGerald’s version of the Rubaiyat. Apart from the vast number of illustrated Rubáiyats, the proliferation of Omar Khayyam clubs was another manifestation of the cult. Their meetings furnished excuses for rumbustious drinking and the composition of appalling doggerel. The membership of London’s Omar Khayyam Club included an impressive number of convivial bookmen including Andrew Lang, Arthur Pinero, Arthur Conan Doyle and Edmund Gosse. Justin McCarthy, the politician and prolific hack novelist, presided. The literary dinners and the pastiches of Khayyam’s quatrains tended to stress the heedless bibulousness of the original work. But there is another aspect to the appeal of Khayyam to the Victorian and Edwardian reading public. The first version of the Rubáiyat had been published in 1859, the same year that Darwin’s Origin of the Species had appeared. A few years later, Matthew Arnold would publish "Dover Beach", in which the melancholy long retreat of the "Sea of Faith" left humanity on a "darkling plain". Already in 1850, in "In Memoriam", Tennyson had raised questions about Christian doctrine and the immortality of the soul, only to dismiss them with suspicious glibness. The doubts and fears of the twelfth-century Persian philosopher were shared by many of his English and American readers. In the Rubáiyat, as the day wears on, its mostly agnostic protagonist becomes increasingly preoccupied by thoughts of mortality and judgment in a possible afterlife, and this too perfectly matched the Victorian preoccupation with death. Deathbed scenes were a popular staple of fiction and the cowled figure stalked through quite a few novels.

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        Der Flieger. Älteste deutsche Luftfahrt-Monatsschrift. 21. Jahrgang 1942, Heft 1-12 ( so vollständig ).

      Walter Zuerl, München 1942 - Mit zusammen 367 Seiten ( Seitenzählung der Hefte des Jahrgangs ist durchgehend ) und sehr zahlreichen schwarz-weißen Abbildungen und Illustrationen ( teils ganzseitig ). Jeweils in illustrierter Obroschur mit Klammerheftung, 4° ( 31,5 x 23, 5 cm ). Das Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 2 n.n .Blätter ) liegt lose bei. Inhalt u.a.: Geleitzugjagd im Atlantik / Deutsche Luftwaffe im Jahre 1941 / Flak im Einsatz / Luftkrieg im Winter / Deutsche Luftwacht am Fuß des Aetna / Angriffspolitik der RAF gegen Deutschland / Italiens tapfere Luftwaffe / USA-Flugzeuge für England / Malta – luftbelagerte Festung / Japans Luftwaffenerfolge in Ostasien / Vergeltung / Luftwaffe in Nordafrika / Flugzeugträger / Produktiver Einsatz der Luftwaffe / Geleitzug im nördlichen Eismeer vernichtet / Einsatz Dornier-Flugboote in Norwegen / Gründung des Jagdgeschwaders /Fw 190 hat sich bewährt / Eine Seite Luftkrieg / Militärflugzeuge der Sowjets / Abschuß eines feindlichen Flugzeuges / Leistungsabzeichen der deutschen Luftwaffe / Italiens Luftwaffe / Schweizer Militärflieger auf Bücker-Jungmann / Luftwaffen-Abzeichen / Neue Probleme des Luftkriegsrechtes /// Geschichte der deutschen Flugzeugwerke Ago – Arado – Blohm & Voss – Bücker – Dornier – Erla – Fieseler – Focke-Achgelis – Focke-Wulff – Gothe – Heinkel – Henschel – Junkers – Klemm – Messerschmitt – Siebel – WNF /// Curtiss-Hohlluftschraube / Entenflugzeuge / Ferngelenkte Flugzeuge / Fertigung des BMW 801 / Flugzeugbau in Kanada / Flugzeugträger / Frankreichs jetziger Flugzeugbau / Holzgas für Flugzeuge / Handley-Page-Entwicklungsgeschichte / Japans Flugmotorenbau / Italienische Jäger / Kunststoffe im Flugzeugbau / Luftschutzleuchte / Militärflugzeuge der Sowjets / Oberflächenschutz / Pressen für Massenfertigung / Segelflugzeugbau der Welt / Staakener Riesenflugzeuge / Sternflugmotor nachgebildet / Sturzflugbremse JU 87 / Unsymmetrische Flugzeuge / Vergaser- und Propellerenteisung / Verstellpropeller / Werkstoffe im Flugzeug- und Flugmotorenbau. /// Argus-Motoren in Bulgarien / FW 44 Stieglitz in der Türkei. Ferner mit diversen Flugzeug-Baumustern und Flugzeumotoren-Baumustern sowie zahlreichen weiteren Beiträgen, Abbildungen und Illustrationen. Von insgesamt guter bis ordentlicher Erhaltung. Einige Hefte mit angerosteter Klammerheftung, die Obroschur am schmalen Einbandrücken teils etwas berieben bzw. gering beschädigt, Seiten teils etwas angeknickt, einige Seiten etwas fleckig. Die Broschur jeweils verso mit altem Besitzstempel. Das erste Heft irrig als Januar 1941 betitelt ( innen im Impressum dann korrekt mit Januar 1942 betitelt ). - außerordentlich selten ( nicht im Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog für den Bestand deutscher Bibliotheken gelistet ) - ( Gesamtgewicht ca. 1250 Gramm )( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Rudolph, Wilhelm. - Streuobstwiese.

      - Aquarell, auf Aquarellkarton, 1942. Von Wilhelm Rudolph. 28,7 x 42,0 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Rechts unten in schwarzer Feder signiert. Verso diverse Notationen in Bleistift, u.a. Jahr. - Farbfrisch und auch sonst sehr gut erhalten. Wilhelm Rudolph (1889 Chemnitz - 1982 Dresden). Dresdner Maler und Grafiker. 1906-08 Lithografenlehre. 1908-14 Studium an der Akademie der Künste in Dresden bei Robert Sterl, Meisterschüler von Carl Bantzer. 1914-18 Soldat im Ersten Weltkrieg. Ab 1920 freischaffend in Dresden tätig. Mitglied der "Künstlervereinigung Dresden". 1932 Aufnahme der Lehrtätigkeit an der Dresdner Akademie der Künste, 1935 Professur. 1938 Entlassung und Ausstellungsverbot. 1945 Verlust des fast gesamten künstlerischen Werks durch die Bombenangriffe auf Dresden. 1946-49 erneute Lehrtätigkeit an der HfBK Dresden. 1961 Nationalpreis der DDR, Martin-Andersen-Nexö-Preis der Stadt Dresden, Kunstpreis des FDGB. 1979 Ehrenbürger der Stadt Dresden. 1980 Nationalpreis der DDR. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: GALERIE HIMMEL]
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        The High Window

      Alfred A. Knopf, 1942 A fine leather bound first edition,rebound, 1942. A beautiful copy with fine brown leather, gilt detailing on the spine and marbled end papers. Pages 17 and 19 have a small piece at upper right corner missing, pages themselves show some use. First Edition stated on the copyright page. Comes housed in a custom slipcase.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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        Greta Garbo's savings account bank passbooks one with Teddy Roosevelt on the front!

      New York, 1942-1960. 3.5" x 5". "A pair of cancelled savings account passbooks for accounts kept by Garbo in trust for her brother, Sven Gutaffson, including a book for The Roosevelt Savings Bank, in Brooklyn (one $5,000 deposit on December 29, 1944) and one for the New York Savings Bank (Eighth Avenue & 14th St.), kept between June 4, 1942 and December 14, 1960. Minor marginal wear, cancellation punches, else very fine.According to her grand-niece, Garbo, who had experienced the bank failures of the Great Depression, kept her funds in a wide variety of bank accounts. From the estate of Greta Garbo. Offered with a letter of provenance. "

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        Holland [en] In plaats van foto

      [Groningen], De Blauwe Schuit 1942 - With "druksel" in 4 colours on front cover, in 2 colours inside cover, en two in 4 colours between the text. 4, 4 pp, 325 x 250 mm. First edition: 120 copies. Excellent copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Digitalis]
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        Work Suspended ( Signed By The Author )

      Chapman and Hall 1942 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Fragrance from a Chinese Garden. With 20 Woodblock Prints from Paintings by Lin Yü-ts\'ang

      Peking, At the Lotus Court (Publications), 23 Ta P\'ai Fang Hutang, 1942. 4°, Block-Binding 31.2 x 23.3 cm, 62 p. Complete with 20 full-color, tipped-on woodblock prints, including the one on front cover from Paintings made for the book by Lin Yü-ts\'ang of Peking, who is well-known for his beautiful paintings of flowers and landscapes. Previous owner\'s signature on front free endpaper, otherwise a fine hardcover in block binding. Versand D: 5,00 EUR Chinesische Kunst, Chinesische Literatur

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat an der Uni München]
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        LEAVES OF GRASS.; With an introduction by Mark Van Doren and photographs by Edward Weston

      The Limited Editions Club, NY 1942 - 2 volumes. 4to., xxix, 123 pp.; 124-264 pp., 50 photographic plates. Illustrated boards with leather labels. There are barely perceptible spots of light rubbing at base of the spines and on the leather spine labels, otherwise these are fine and bright. Housed in the publisher's cloth slipcase with an edge rubbed paper label on spine. SIGNED by the photographer. In 1917, Edward (Henry) Weston was elected a member of the London Salon, then considered the highest honor in Pictorialism. Later that year, after learning of Stieglitz, Steichen and Strand's break with Pictorialism, he too repudiated Pictorialism; "That whole soft focus period in retrospect seems like a staged act; I even dressed to suit the part." Also in 1917, Weston claims to have started his famous DAYBOOKS, and a copy of LEAVES OF GRASS bearing Weston's signature has passed through this bookseller's hands. Although highly romantic, many regard Whitman's LEAVES OF GRASS as a forerunner of modernism, long an influence to artists of all fields. To say that this book is responsible for Weston's transformation as an artist is to presume more than would seem reasonable without a direct statement from him; however, it can be said that Whitman's influence endured, for in 1941 Weston accepted a commission from the Limited Editions Club to illustrate a new edition of LEAVES OF GRASS, published in 1942 with 50 photos by Weston. Earlier, in 1930, Weston made this statement which rings of the influence of Whitman, "Life is a coherent whole: rocks, clouds, trees, shells, torsos, smokestacks, peppers are interrelated, interdependent parts of the whole. Rhythms from one become symbols of all." (See the article by Alan Trachtenberg "Edward Weston's America: The Leaves of Grass Project" in EW 100: CENTENNIAL ESSAYS IN HONOR OF EDWARD WESTON. Untitled 41, 1986.) Limited to 1500 copies, signed by Weston. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        THIS GUN FOR HIRE (Original Double-Weight Publicity Photograph of Veronica Lake for the 1942 Film Adaptation)

      Paramount Studios 1942 - Greene, Graham [W. R. Burnett, Albert Maltz] Original double-weight vintage black & white publicity still photograph from the Paramount Studios adaptation of THIS GUN FOR HIRE, directed by Frank Tuttle and starring Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake in the first of their famous pairings. Glossy still. Roughly 8 x 10 1/4." Fabulous full-length photograph of Veronica Lake holding up the Ace of Spades during her "Now You See It, Now You Don't" musical number. Reverse has official 1941 stamp. The film's excellent script was written by Albert Maltz and W. R. Burnett. In NEAR MINT condition. Historic film noir, outstanding portrait still.

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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.

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