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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

      [Bookseller: Galerie für gegenständliche Kunst]
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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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      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.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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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-

      [Bookseller: Fine Editions Ltd.]
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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.

      [Bookseller: F.A. Bernett Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Marninart, Inc (ABAA-ILAB)]
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      [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.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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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. "

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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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]

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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

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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]

      [Bookseller: Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd., ABAA]
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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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        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]

      [Bookseller: curtis paul books, inc.]
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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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      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

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Im Baldreit]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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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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      - 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]

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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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