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      Budapest , EDITIONS HUNGARIA, 1942 - Avec trois dessins de l'auteur. 8vo. pp. 44 (4). Dedica autografa dell'autore ad un importante letterato italiano (Inscribed and signed by the Author). Ottimo (Fine). Pagine chiuse (Uncut pages). Prima edizione di 101 es. numerati. . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Spoilers (Original screenplay for the 1942 film, Marion Pecht's copy)

      Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 1942. Original Screenplay for the 1942 film. Copy belonging to studio secretary Marion Pecht, with her notations in holograph pencil throughout, noting revisions to dialogue and direction, and her name on several pages. Based on Rex Beach's 1906 novel, about a miner in Alaska named Roy Glennister (Wayne) and his partner Al Dextry (Carey). The two are financed by saloon entertainer Cherry Malotte (Dietrich), and fight to save their gold claim from crooked commissioner Alexander McNamara (Scott). Poet Robert W. Service makes a cameo and recites some of his poetry. Arguably the most successful, most known of the five screen versions of Beach's Klondike western. Nominated for an Academy Award (Best Art Direction). Set in Alaska in the 1890s. Gray studio wrappers, noted in holograph ink as copy No. 123, rubber-stamped production No. 7009, dated January 9,1942, with credits for screenwriters Hazard and Reed. 123 leaves, mimeograph, with blue revision pages throughout, dated variously between 1/16/42 and 2/6/42. Pages Near Fine, wrapper Very Good, bound with three gold brads. Wrapper encapsulated in mylar. Full collation available upon request. Hardy, The Overlook Film Encyclopedia: The Western, p. 131. Hitt, pp. 173, 305. Pitts 4072.

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        SHERLOCK HOLMES and the VOICE OF TERROR (Unique Script Archive for the 1942 Universal adaptation of "His Last Bow")

      Burbank, Ca: Universal Studios, 1942. Doyle, A. Conan (John Bright and Lynn Riggs, screenwriters). SHERLOCK HOLMES and the VOICE OF TERROR. Los Angeles: Universal Studios, 1942. This unique film studio archive consists of two hand-corrected original manuscripts, a mimeographed copy of the shooting script, and the final dialogue and continuity script. In short, a treasure trove of primary material relating to one of the most endearing and enduring film series of the 1940s. The twelve Sherlock Holmes films produced by Universal Pictures during the years 1942-1946 are legend; they are surely the best known screen-adapted adventures of English Literature's most iconic character and Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce are still cherished, despite our current superb 21st century film and TV adaptations, as the definitive Holmes and Watson. 1. Dated March 10th, 1942, John Bright's brad-bound first draft includes a 4pp ribbon copy outline of the story along with a 120pp annotated carbon copy manuscript with the early and discarded title: "Sherlock Holmes vs. Lord Haw-Haw." The typescript is complete in typically bland WW2 Universal Studio covers stamped with the production number (7025), the pages are pale yellow, and there are a few notations in pencil and pen. The cover is a worn but the contents are Very Good indeed. 2. Dated April 2nd, 1942, Lynn Riggs' complete 121pp ribbon copy manuscript entitled "Sherlock Holmes #1" with numerous penciled annotations. It also sports drab brown covers with handwritten notes in red and regular pencil. Cover worn, contents in excellent condition. 3. Dated May 4th, 1942, this 113pp studio-mimeographed shooting script credits both John Bright and Lynn Riggs, as well as Conan Doyle and "His Last Bow." The new (but also later discarded) title is "Sherlock Holmes Saves London" and consists of both studio-issued white pages and revised blue pages. The studio covers are slightly tattered and worn, as befits a shooting script. Contents still fresh and Very Good indeed. 4. Dated July 28th, 1942, the complete studio-mimeographed self-wrapper final dialogue continuity script, bound with two brads at the top, bearing the film's final, accurate title "Sherlock Holmes and The Voice of Terror." In Very Good condition. Although 20th Century Fox produced two films from the Sherlock Holmes canon in the 1930s (also starring Rathbone and Bruce), they were set in Victorian England. Once Universal purchased the rights to all of Conan Doyle's characters from his estate (for $300,000), they took a hard look at World War Two audiences and observed that, for a world at war, cobblestoned streets and hansom cabs might seem irrelevant. So the inventive and pragmatic minds at Universal, competing with other movies full of modern gunplay, car chases, film noir, and horror, made the controversial but essential decision to update Sherlock to modern times and have him take on the Nazis. Thus, although this film was inspired by Conan Doyle's "The Last Bow" which had an espionage plot set in WW1, very little of that plot found its way into the film. The producer of SHERLOCK HOLMES and the VOICE OF TERROR was Howard Benedict (from RKO's Saint and Falcon series). The screenwriters were John Bright ("Public Enemy") and Lynn Riggs ("The Garden Of Allah"). The director, John Rawlins, known for quick and cheap serials, was the weakest link in this creative group. He was soon replaced by the genius behind the Universal Sherlock films Roy William Neill who directed the other eleven Universal Sherlock Holmes movies. SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE VOICE OF TERROR opened on September 18th, 1942 to mixed critical reviews but a wildly enthusiastic embrace by a thrilled public. One might call this The Case of the Once-In-A-Lifetime Opportunity. Please check out the other Sherlock Holmes original screenplays we have in stock. . Signed. Original Manuscript. Unbound. Very Good.

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        First Papers of Surrealism

      New York: Coordinating Council of French Relief Societies, Inc.,, 1942. Small quarto. Original stapled yellow pictorial perforated wrappers, green endpapers. Wrappers a little rubbed, sporadic light foxing to contents. An excellent copy. First edition of this exhibition catalogue of the First Papers of Surrealism exhibition, with the wrappers designed by Duchamp. The exhibition was organised by André Breton and "his twine" Marcel Duchamp (Rudi Blesh notes that in French slang, ficelle means both "twine" and "chum" or "buddy"); it was held in New York between 14 October and 7 November 1942. It included paintings and sculptures by more than 30 artists, and featured Duchamp's famous "mile of string" installation, festooning the venue, the Whitelaw Reid Mansion, with a tangled web of twine. The title of the exhibition derived from the application for American citizenship - immigrants had to file a declaration of intention, also called first papers, in which they renounced allegiance to foreign governments; many surrealists like André Breton, Marcel Duchamp and Max Ernst had fled Europe with the outbreak of World War II.

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        The Sixteenth Stair

      Collins 1942 - Red cloth in pictorial dust jacket. A scarce first edition of an early Lorac. The book is very good, with minor edge-wear, some toning to pages, an unobtrusive bookstore stamp on the bottom edge of the front paste-down, and tender front hinge. In a good to very good dust jacket, price-clipped, with moderate chipping, particularly to spine, corners and bottom edge, along with some rubbing and soiling to rear panel. Still a quite presentable copy of an elusive book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Paris: Gallimard, 1942. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1942, 12x19cm, broché sous chemise et étui. - Edition for of wich no leading copies exists and having the correct one colophon, false entry of the third edition. Bound in half morocco cherry strips, back with five nerves, date tail, blankets and kept back, gilt-head witnesses, lined morocco case cherry, binding signed Boichot. Our copy is enriched with a signed autograph card of Albert Camus addressed to René-Louis Doyon, congratulating him on his award booksellers: "Your friends rejoice, dear Doyon, a consecration of quality and should . anything complacency I wanted to tell you, at least: there are few opportunities to see the true and honest talent rewarded. " and a stamped and dated 1956 autograph envelope mounted on tab. Copy of the library René-Louis Doyon having passages underlined in pencil, paper and a few signs in pen. The first edition of the Stranger was pulled to 4400 copies 21 April 1942 and divided into eight fictitious "editions" of 550 ex. very nice copy well established. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers et comportant bien le bon achevé d'imprimer, fausse mention de troisième édition. Reliure en demi maroquin cerise à bandes, dos à cinq nerfs, date en queue, couvertures et dos conservées, tête dorée sur témoins, étui bordé de maroquin cerise, reliure signée Boichot. Notre exemplaire est enrichi d'une carte de visite autographe signée d'Albert Camus adressée à René-Louis Doyon, le félicitant pour son prix des bouquinistes: " Vos amis se réjouissent, cher Doyon, d'une consécration de qualité et qui ne doit rien à la complaisance. Je voulais vous le dire, au moins : les occasions sont rares de voir le vrai et honnête talent récompensé." et d'une enveloppe autographe timbrée et datée de 1956, montées sur onglet. Exemplaire de la bibliothèque de René-Louis Doyon comportant des passages soulignés au crayon papier et quelques rares signes à la plume. La première édition de l'Etranger fut tirée à 4400 exemplaires le 21 avril 1942 et divisée en huit "éditions" fictives de 550 exemplaires. Très bel exemplaire parfaitement établi.

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        31st Fighter Group 12th Army Air Force jacket

      n.p., c. 1942. "Army Air Force Jacket. ?Lt. G.A. Douglass? imprinted on label inside jacket. ?U.S.? and U.S. AAF Wing and Prop pin on each lapel; four ribbons above left pocket: American Campaign Medal Ribbon, World War II Victory Medal Ribbon, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal Ribbon (three metal stars affixed), and American Defense Medal Ribbon; triangular 12th AAF insignia patch on right shoulder; circular AAF insignia patch, (no number) on left shoulder. Nine jacket buttons, each with the Seal of the United States, are present. Matching Seahorse pins on epaulets. Excellent condition.Lt. George A. Douglass, Jr., 0-325324, was promoted to Captain and his name appears on the August 10, 1943, roster of the 31st Fighter Group, 307th Fighter Squadron.Concern over the USAAF's inability to escort B-29s all the way to mainland Japan resulted in the highly classified ""Seahorse Project,"" an effort to ""navalize"" the P-51D aircraft. The project was cancelled after U.S. Marines secured the Japanese Island of iwo Jima and its airfields, making it possible for standard P-51D aircraft to accompany B-29s all the way to the Japanese home islands and back. In April 1945, the 31st Fighter Group began to concentrate their efforts against tactical targets in Northern Italy. Four or five missions a day were flown by each squadron escorting medium bombers of the 12th Air Force and carrying out armed reconnaissance patrols in support of Allied Armies. The fighting in Italy ended on May 2, 1945, and the War in Europe officially ended May 8th. The 31st Fighter Group ended the war as the top scoring allied fighter group in the Mediterranean Theater of Operations and the 5th highest overall for the USAAF with 570½ confirmed aerial victories."

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        Aminadab EDITION ORIGINALE Service de presse ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Gallimard, 1942. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1942, 14x20,5cm, relié. - First edition, one copy of the service presse.binding half morocco cherry back with five nerves, when golden tail, flat marbled paper, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, blankets and insolated spine preserved head golden elegant binding signed P. Goy & C. Vilaine.Très beautiful and valuable autograph dedication signed by the author to his brother René and his wife Inge: "A monk once asked the monk Sozan Daishi: What whichis the ? world's most valuable / Anything, carrion, Head Device a dead cat, Sosan said Daishi / Why -.? becaufe can evaluate Zenso Mondo / For Rene and Inge in any condition... Maurice. "Beautiful copy perfectly established a moving source. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Reliure en demi maroquin cerise, dos à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos insolé conservés, tête dorée, élégante reliure signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Très bel et précieux envoi autographe signé de Maurice Blanchot à son frère René et sa femme Inge : "Un bonze demanda un jour au bonze Sozan Daishi : Qu'est-ce quiest le plus précieux au monde ? / N'importe quoi, une charogne, latête d'un chat mort, répondit Sosan Daishi. / Pourquoi ? ? Parcequ'on ne peut l'évaluer. Zenso Mondo. / Pour René et Inge en toute affection. Maurice."Bel exemplaire parfaitement établi d'une émouvante provenance.

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        L'apprentissage de la ville EDITION ORIGINALE Grand papier

      Paris: Denoël, 1942. Fine. Denoël, Paris 1942, 12x19cm, broché. - Original, one of 40 numbered copies on "pur-fil" paper, ours one of 10 hors commerce, leading copy after 15 Arches paper Edition. Two clear traces of light exposure at the head and foot of the back which also includes tiny bites without gravity. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des 40 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, le nôtre un des 10 hors commerce, tirage de tête après 15 Arches. Deux claires traces de légère insolation en tête et en pied du dos qui comporte également d'infimes piqûres sans gravité.

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        Les beaux draps ENVOI AUTOGRAPHE

      Paris: Nouvelles Editions Françaises, 1942. Fine. Nouvelles Editions Françaises, Paris 1942, 12x19cm, broché. - New edition a year after the original. Precious autograph signed by the author, Micheline Deshayes du Châtelet concluded by this amazing signature: "The Ogre - Ferd Céline." Micheline Deshayes dancer Châtelet is a friend of Lucette Almanzor Celine frequent since 1935. It became, after the war, dancer, and found about her criticism of one of his performances at the Grand Theatre in Reims Concert Guide 1956: "The two stars high class dancers (...) have earned a great success especially in Preludes Liszt where Micheline Deshayes admire him finish his technique in the service of grace as sensitive as light ". Celine passion for dance and dancers born in 1915 in London Music Hall, and quickly becomes constitutive of his life as his work. On Elizabeth Craig, his wife from 1926 to 1933, the dedicatee Travel Lucette Almanzor (with whom he married in 1944), and her friend Karen Marie Jensen, the most important in the life of Celine women dancers. Celine appears regularly in his correspondence of the importance of this art form for him: "It is impossible to live without dance" and "dancing all here - Nietzsche (if overrated) was not mistaken - 'I believe in god if he argues that pedant dance at school! " (See specifications of Herne 3 and 5). Since 1933, he composed several ballets he tried in vain to play. As H. Godard, which devotes a chapter of his biography (Gallimard, 2011, p.222-231) points out, the dance is for Celine "an existential need (...) it has the power to alleviate her suffering intimate caused by its so dark vision of man and life. " And he concludes: "Celine dancers help to bear the violence [of the world] (...) as well as those they aroused in him in return." And his pamphlet, "Trifles" is he opens the image of communion with the world of "refinement": "In a dancer's leg the world, its waves, its rhythms, its follies, its vows are registered! ... Never written! ... The more nuanced poem in the world! ... (...) The incredible poem, warm and fragile as a leg dancer moving equilibrium is online, Gutman my friend, listens to the largest secret is God (...) I do not want to work for the dancers to dance ... All ". This is Dr. Leo Gutman (aka René Gutman, "humanistic, passionate dance (...) who had the difficult task of being Jewish friend Celine and Morand" cf. J. Lecarme in Albert Cohen's century p.232) that addresses this praise and it is to him that the narrator asked to play two ballets: "The Birth of a Fairy" and "Thug Paul, brave Virginia" whose lyrics follow. The failure of Gutman then trigger the long monologue Semitic. But note Lecarme J., at the end of a new pamphlet denouncing the intervention Gutman paranoia Celine: "You delusions Ferdinand (...) I'll make you intern (...) They are all Jews in asylums ..! . things are going well ... entertaining to hear your number ... your silly nonsense ... (...) You fouteras us peace ... you will return to your novels ... if you're wise you get a pencil ... First is Junk ... race does not exist anymore ... it's myths ... "Céline and conclude these 6 pages of" incisive "conversation" Gutman, he had the last word. " In this strange offset violence narration adds a new evocation of their common passion: dancing ballet with another author: "Van Bagaden", the text of which closes the book. Towards reconciliation (? Impossible) Celine with the world is through dance that expresses the terrible admission of failure of Travel: "We have a lot more music in itself to dance life , here. " But it is also the dance that ensures the saving function of writing: "The text [must] be dance, stand still on the verge of death, but do not fall into" (note to one of his translators, see . H. Godard, p. 226). Marginal tiny scratches with no gravity on the boards, light bites at the bottom of the second flat. Rare and valuable autograph dedication signed by Louis-Ferdinand Céline a dancer who will remain a friend to the end despite the insults of Celine. (References: Henri Godard, Céline, Gallimard, 2011; Jacques Lecarme Images of the League and in tasks Céline In Cohen Albert Cohen in his century: proceedings of the international symposium Cerisy-Hall.) --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition postérieure d'un an à l'originale. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Louis-Ferdinand Céline, à Micheline Deshayes du Châtelet, conclu par cette étonnante signature: "L'ogre - Ferd Céline". Micheline Deshayes danseuse au Châtelet , est amie de Lucette Almazor que Céline fréquente depuis 1935. Elle deviendra, après guerre, danseuse étoile, et on retrouve à son propos la critique d'une de ses prestations au Grand théâtre de Reims dans le Guide du Concert de 1956: "Les deux danseurs étoiles de grande classe (...) se sont taillés un beau succès en particulier dans les préludes de Liszt où Micheline Deshayes fit admirer le fini de sa technique mise au service d'une grâce aussi sensible que légère".La passion de Céline pour la danse et les danseuses naît en 1915 dans les Music-Hall londoniens, et devient rapidement constitutive de sa vie comme de son oeuvre. D'Elisabeth Craig, sa compagne de 1926 à 1933, dédicataire du Voyage à Lucette Almanzor (avec laquelle il se marie en 1944), et sa grande amie Karen Marie Jensen, les femmes les plus importantes de la vie de Céline sont des danseuses. Céline témoigne régulièrement dans sa correspondance de l'importance que revêt pour lui cette forme artistique: "il m'est impossible de vivre sans la danse" et "danser tout est là - Nietzsche (si surfait) ne se trompait pas - 'je ne croirai à un dieu que s'il danse s'il raisonne ce cuistre à l'école !" (cf. cahiers de l'Herne n° 3 et 5). Dès 1933, il compose plusieurs ballets qu'il tentera vainement de faire jouer. Comme le souligne H. Godard qui y consacre un chapitre de sa biographie (Gallimard, 2011, p.222-231), la danse constitue pour Céline "un besoin existentiel (...) elle a le pouvoir d'alléger en lui la souffrance intime causée par sa vision si noire de l'homme et de la vie". Et il conclut: "les danseuses aident Céline à supporter les violences [du monde] (...) aussi bien que celles qu'elles suscitaient chez lui en retour."Ainsi son pamphlet, "Bagatelles" s'ouvre-t-il sur cette image de communion avec le monde, de "raffinement" : "Dans une jambe de danseuse le monde, ses ondes, tous ses rythmes, ses folies, ses voeux sont inscrits ! ... Jamais écrits !... Le plus nuancé poème du monde !... (...) Le poème inouï, chaud et fragile comme une jambe de danseuse en mouvant équilibre est en ligne, Gutman mon ami, aux écoutes du plus grand secret, c'est Dieu !(...) Je ne veux plus travailler que pour les danseuses... Tout pour la danse !". C'est au docteur Léon Gutman (alias René Gutman, "humaniste, passionné de danse (...) qui eut la rude tâche d'être l'ami juif de Céline et de Morand" cf. J. Lecarme in Albert Cohen dans son siècle p.232) que s'adresse cette éloge et c'est à lui que le narrateur demande de faire jouer ses deux ballets: "La naissance d'une fée" et "Voyou Paul, brave Virginie " dont les textes suivent. L'échec de Gutman déclenchera alors le long monologue antisémite. Mais, note J. Lecarme, a la fin du pamphlet une nouvelle intervention de Gutman dénonce le délire paranoïaque de Céline: "Tu délires Ferdinand (...) Je vais te faire interner ! (...) Ils sont tous juifs dans les asiles !... ça va bien les divertir... d'entendre ton numéro de folies... tes bêtises... (...) Tu nous fouteras la paix... tu retourneras à tes romans... si t'es sage t'auras un crayon... D'abord c'est des insanités... la race ça n'existe plus... c'est des mythes..."et Céline de conclure ces 6 pages d'"incisive" conversation par : "Gutman, il avait le dernier mot". A cet étrange contrepoids à la violence de la narration s'ajoute une nouvelle évocation de leur passion commune : la danse avec un autre ballet de l'auteur : "Van Bagaden", dont le texte clôt le livre.Voie de la réconciliation (impossible?) de Céline avec le monde, c'est à travers la danse qu'il formule le terrible constat d'échec du Voyage: "On n'a plus beaucoup de musique en soi pour faire danser la vie, voilà." Mais c'est aussi la danse qui assure la fonction salvatrice de l'écriture : "Le texte [doit] être danse, se tenir toujours au bord de la mort, mais ne pas tomber dedans" (note à un de ses traducteurs, cf. H. Godard, p. 226).Infimes éraflures marginales sans aucune gravité sur les plats, légères piqûres en pied du deuxième plat.Rare et précieux envoi autographe signé de Louis-Ferdinand Céline à une danseuse qui demeurera une amie jusqu'à la fin malgré les avanies de Céline.(références bibliographiques: Henri Godard, Céline, Gallimard, 2011; Jacques Lecarme. Images de la S.D.N ches Céline et chez Cohen In Albert Cohen dans son siècle: actes du colloque international de Cerisy-la Salle).

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        Ballet de Sangre. La caida de Francia

      Nigromante ediciones, México 1942 - Memorias de la gestión diplomática del Embajador de México en Francia en 1940 durante la ocupación de Francia por el ejercito alemán. Entre los relatos se dedica especial atencion a Manuel Azaña, Presidente de la República Española de 1936 a 1939 que murió en las habitaciones declaradas embajada de México por Luis I. Rodríguez. PRIMERA EDICIÓN DEDICADA Y FIRMADA POR EL AUTOR. FIRST EDITION SIGNED AND DEDICATED BY THE AUTHOR. Capitular de Pablo Neruda. MUY BUEN ejemplar encuadernado en tapa dura. 252pp [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        L'étranger EDITION ORIGINALE Tirage de tête

      Paris: Gallimard, 1942. Fine. Gallimard, Paris 1942, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition for which he was not drawn large paper well with the proper colophon, one of the few copies of the press service which is usually considered Replacing the large paper. spine slightly insolated, exempaire very fresh. Beautiful copy appeared as very rare and sought after. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale pour laquelle il n'a pas été tiré de grands papiers et comportant bien le bon achevé d'imprimer, un des quelques exemplaires du service de presse qui est habituellement considéré comme Remplaçant le grand papier. Dos très légèrement insolé, exempaire d'une grande fraîcheur. Bel exemplaire tel que paru, très rare et recherché.

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        [Photograph Album]: Photo Album compiled by a Japanese-American Women at the Poston War Relocation Center in Arizona

      Small commercially-produced album stamped "Snaps" in silver on the front board. Approximately 4.5" x 6.5". Very light wear, near fine or better. Approximately 70 photographic images, the majority of those pictured are Japanese-American women, a few are of Japanese-American men, and one is of an African-American female nurse. Many of the photos are inscribed to "Sets"; all of the inscriptions are in English. Many of the women are pictured in nursing uniforms, a few are posed in front of a hospital building with signage identifying it as Poston General Hospital.Poston was erected in 1942 as three separate internment camps on land a few miles from the Colorado River in southwestern Arizona; the land was actually part of the Colorado River Indian Reservation. The Bureau of Indian Affairs approved the use of the land over the objections of the local Tribal Council. About 17,000 people were interned there over a three year period, at the time making it the third largest city in Arizona. An interesting and handsome little album showing young Japanese-American people living life reasonably cheerful lives under unpleasant and uncompromising circumstances. .

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        The Moon Is Down

      New York: The Viking Press 1942 - 12mo., blue cloth spine-lettered in silver; pictorial dust jacket, slightly rubbed. First edition, first state with period between "talk" and "this" (page 112, line 11) and without printer's name on copyright page. Goldstone A16.b; Harmon 31c. From the library of Philip C. Jessup, with the veteran U.S. diplomat's ownership signature on the front endpaper. ----- Jessup, a judge on the International Court of Justice, was credited with playing a major role in ending the Soviet blockade of West Berlin. Jessup was a U.S. representative to the United Nations General Assembly, as well as a member of the International Court of Justice at The Hague. He also served as a U.S. ambassador at large from 1949 until his resignation in 1953. During that time, he was one of the closest advisers of then-Secretary of State Dean Acheson. After Jessup was maligned by Senator Joe McCarthy for purported communist "affinities," Dwight D. Eisenhower heralded Jessup's "devotion to the principles of Americanism." McCarthy's charges kept Jessup from being reappointed to the U.S. delegation to the United Nations in 1951 but President Harry S. Truman made him an alternate delegate the following year. A lovely copy of a Steinbeck masterpiece with a distinguished provenance. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Poster: "AMERICA is the loser, too - when avoidable accidents stop production / The U.S. Army says - "Make Haste Safely."

      [Washington DC]: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1942. Superb example of this War Department poster created by J.W. Schlaikjer, where viewers are told that industrial accidents hinder America's ability to win the war and demonstrating the importance of workplace safety. Schlaikjer was a prominent artist from the DC area, who became Official Artist of the U.S. War Department in 1942, securing an office in the Pentagon, from which he issued a long series of wartime inspirational posters for morale and recruiting. Prior to the war, he created an extensive body of work for pulp magazines like Black Mask and Adventure, as well as mainstream publications like Red Book, Collier's, and Woman's Home Companion. Original illustrated poster, lithographed in colors and measuring 72.25cm x 102.5cm (28 3/8" x 40.25"). Professionally linen-backed, with old fold lines faintly visible; expert infilling and retouching to a few pinpoint areas at the intersection of upper-center folds; very Near Fine. A-.

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        Original ink drawing for The Saturday Evening Post appearance of William Faulkner's "The Bear," May 9, 1942

      [West Chester, PA, 1942. Pen and ink on artist's board, signed lower left, docketed on rear. 11-1/2 x 11 in. Matted, with clippings from The Saturday Evening Post affixed to mat. Pen and ink on artist's board, signed lower left, docketed on rear. 11-1/2 x 11 in. Illustration to the First Print Appearance of Faulkner's "The Bear". An original drawing to illustrate the Saturday Evening Post appearance of Faulkner's "The Bear," showing the main character inspecting bear tracks, with Sam and two mules looking on. The illustration accompanies the text, "Then he understood why Sam had made him ride the one-eyed mule which would not spook at the smell of blood, of wild animals." Edward Shenton (1895-1977) was a prolific commercial illustrator, contributing to over 130 books, including The Yearling, Tender Is the Night and Green Hills of Africa. Petersen B64a; Brodsky & Hamlin 554 (for Saturday Evening Post appearance)

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      1942. NAZI BOOK ON THE NEW ORDER IN CROATIA. KROATIEN MARSCHIERT: ERSTE JAHRESLESE IN WORT UND BILD AUD DER WOCHENSCHRIFT NEUE ORDNUNG. [CROATIA MARCHES]. Zagreb: Europa Verlag, 1942. Quarto, cloth and boards in original, pictorial dust jacket. With many illustrations. First- and apparently only- edition. A Nazi publication that was primarily a race issue and espouses Croatia's commitment to the New [Nazi] Order. [That is, at least it's all I could find on an Internet search]. This book is apparently scarce and there are no copies for sale on the Internet that I could locate. Very Good (covers little bowed & few dings along edges; contents clean & tight); bit of wear & soil (few tiny chips & short tears) d/j. There is a map of Croatia tipped to the rear pastedown- whether it was issued this way, I do not know. $750.00.

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        Das Heer im Kampf. Wandbilder für die deutsche Jugend

      - Verlag Graphischer Kunstanstalten, Bruckmann, München, (um 1942). 12 farbige Kunstdrucke (38 cm x 50 cm), sowie ein 23seitiges Beiheft "Bildbeschreibungen", original kartonierte Flügelmappe, Imperial-Folio, (Mappe stark fleckig und angeschmutz/Aufnahmen etwas fleckig) - Die Bilder sind von Hans Liska, Eduard Thöny, Otto Bloss, Hans Arlart, Ernst Kretschmann / Beiliegend: 2 Fotos der Albert & Meister AG, Berlin (34 cm x 51 cm): "Landser im Sturm" und "Portrait eines Landsers" / Diese vergrößerten Aufnahmen dienten sicherlich auch als Wandbilder / Die Mappe hat einen Stempel der Annahmestelle XI für Offiz.-Bewerber des Heeres, Nachwuchsoffizier "Celle", Nebeltruppenschule / Innen sehr gut -

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      Gallimard 1942 - - Gallimard, Paris 1942, 14,5x21cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 13 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin pur fil Lafuma-Navarre, seuls grands papiers. Bel exemplaire tel que paru. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, one copy of the service presse.Précieux and beautiful handwritten dedication signed by the author Gaston Gallimard: ". this book has it twice existence / When I contemplated this, I sighed and said. to myself: man is certainly a broom Swift "A restored head back slightly insolated hitch, yellowed paper marginally on some pages as usually. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Jewish Recruitment Circular No. 7 for the British Army

      Jerusalem 1942 - Circular Letter Signed (Mimeographed). December 13, 1942. Jerusalem. 1 p., 8 x 12 in. In Hebrew. "Turn your fury into deeds Volunteer!" Partial Translation"Following the horrible news concerning the mass extermination of our brethren in Europe.increase of mobilization is a must for every one of us.Many more thousands are needed to fight our counter the terrible war declared on our people."Dov Yosef (1899-1980), born Bernard Joseph, was a member of David Ben-Gurion's Mapai party. He was elected to the Knesset and at various times held the positions of minister of Justice, Development, Agriculture, and Health.

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        Signed Original Manuscript - An Officer's Personal Account Leading the British Sumatra Battalion as a British POW for 38-Months on the "The Death Railway" (Bridge on the River Kwai)

      Thailand, 1942. Thailand, Vietnam, 1942-1945. Original signed manuscript by a British prisoner of war Captain (later Major) Dudley Apthorp, a Senior Officer of the Royal Norfolk Regiment, British Sumatra Battalion, who survived the hardships of the Death Railway and numerous beatings by the Japanese, while leading the British Sumatra Battalion for thirty-eight months. Upon his safe return in 1945-46 he made this chronicle, drawing from the diary he so bravely kept. Folio. 29 pages typescript document titled "The British (Sumatra) P.O.W. BN. [Battalion] History," includes five pages of sketch illustrations and a full page frontis map. Single leafs measuring approximately 20 x 33 cm, string-tied to margin, one of which is signed in the original by Apthorp in ink. Occasional creasing to extremities, otherwise in very good condition, clean and bright. Together with an original ribbon of the Burma Star with the Pacific Clasp rosette, a British World War II military campaign medal. The Burma Star was instituted by the United Kingdom in May 1945 for award to those who had served in operations in the Burma Campaign from 11 December 1941 to 2 September 1945. Very good original condition. Captain Apthorp's account is the primary, authoritative source in relation to the British Sumatra Battalion. At great risk to himself, Captain Apthorp secretly kept a diary, carrying it from camp to camp in a hollowed out bamboo, eventually burying it at a POW camp in Saigon in 1945 to evade confiscation. The diary, now held at the Imperial War Museum, and other important documents were recovered after the war. The present document is his own summary and is signed in the original by him. Being a chronicle of events and affliction, drawn from his diary, it was produced in very limited quantity for the private use of the families of the men who died working the Death Railway. It precedes the book, which would be published by a descendant 36 years later, himself. Captured by the Japanese as a Prisoner of War to toil on the Burma-Thailand Railway project, which was coined the Death Railway, Captain (later Major) Dudley Apthorp, of the Royal Norfolk Regiment, was the Senior British Officer of the 'British Sumatra Battalion' nicknamed 'Appy?'s locusts'. Apthorp was among those apprehended at Singapore and shipped to Sumatra by the Japanese on the "England Maru" on 15 May 1942, arriving at Mergui in Burma on 25 May 1942. He was involved in the construction of rail lines, at least one aerodrome, and bridges. Captain Apthorp had made his way to Padang, the former capital of Sumatra, only to find that he had missed the last rescue boat. On the deserted quayside, hiding in the darkness, he came across a number of other men in the same plight. They numbered twenty in all, four of them army officers, thirteen other soldiers, including NCOs and three from the navy. Together, they located an old Japanese sailing boat and sailed out into open water. A chart on board, which was their only navigational guide, showed the large island of Siberut, where they hoped they might obtain fresh water and supplies. During the short voyage they picked up eight men who were also attempting escape, among them a former engineer and a seaman. Apthorp was the most senior army officer among the men, but he was glad to leave matters of seamanship to the newcomer with marine training. The group managed to stay free at sea for two weeks until they were caught by Japanese patrols looking specifically for escapees. They were towed back to Siberut and taken back to Padang to face execution, but ultimately became part of a large labour group which would evolve into the 'British Battalion' or the 'Sumatra Battalion' - with Captain Apthorp as their leader. The brave and faithful prisoner, Captain Apthorp secretly kept a diary, recording the conditions of the camps, ill-treatment, sickenss and death, unusual and significant events, and the battalion's movements from one location to the next. The present document is his summary, drawn from the diary, produced in limited quantity for the private use of the families of his fallen comrades. It contains personal details, including officers' names, conflicts, acts of protest, punishments, risks taken to obtain basic necessities, subsequent tyrannical rules, descriptions of each camp, and long awaited strikes by the Allies in 1944 to regain a foothold in Burma. Unflappable by oppression, humiliation or deprivation, Apthorp made a substantial impact on all around him as he represented the British Army with utmost distinction under abhorrent circumstances. The Imperial War Museum holds Apthorp's original diary, 37 pages, as well as his watch. [From the Imperial War Museum website:] Bob Grafton, who was in the battalion described the fearless leader as follows: "Captain Dudley Apthorp was a regular officer - a 'proper officer' - in the eyes of the men. Dudley would appear on the twice daily rollcalls (tenkos) properly dressed; regulation cap, with his cap badge... of Britannia filed from an Australian penny, and wrist watch on white web strap. The fact that his shirt and shorts were rotting in the sweltering climate mattered not. To the men who paraded naked except for a ?'G?' string he was a 'proper officer'. The men loved his unruffled dignity. The Japs hated it. He was a disciplinarian but scrupulously fair. His stands against the Japanese demands for work from his emaciated group (150 died in the first twelve months) earned him many vicious beating which angered the men, but these he took with crushing dignity. In his quiet way he continued his fight against the Japanese in the POW camps, cleverly showing just enough of his deeply felt contempt for them, which fired his spirit and made them feel uncomfortable." At the request of surviving POWs under his command, a book was later published based on Apthorp's diary. It further includes the personal recollections of several of the POWs. The book, published in 1981 with the title 'The British Sumatra Battalion', was compiled by descendant Ann A. Apthorp. It contains some of the text as seen here, although much of it was edited. The present manuscript is a rare original account in the Captain's own authoritative words, and pre-dating the book by 36 years.. Very Good.

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        The Body in the Library

      London: Collins for The Crime Club, 1942. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Bound in red-orange cloth, spine lettered in black. In the original, first edition dust jacket. Binding is firm with bright orange color. Slightest rubbing to spine ends. Pages are bright and clean. No marks or inscriptions. There is a tiny bookseller label under the front flap. The unrestored dustjacket is unclipped (4/6) and unfaded with bright vivid colors. Minimal wear to spine ends and edges. A truly splendid copy. Rare in this condition. .

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        The Life and Death of Sugar Candy Screenplay of Proposed new Film Production to be made at Denham Studios, Denham, Middx. for General Film Distributiors Ltd June-September 1942

      The Archers Film Productons Ltd, London 1942 - pages numbered to 237 ( to 118 sequences) various sequences have been cut and removed for the text ( in some cases this is noted ), single sided typescript, loose leaf, bound in orange card folder with ribbon, label in front " Curtis and Page. Typewriting and duplicating" This is an original script for " The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp". The folder is worn and torn, edge rubbed and marked, the pages are a little tanned with a few marks. This screenplay precedes the film and differs from the final version, it is not a transcript of the film [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Chinese Jades in the Stanley Charles Nott Collection, Being an Illustrated Descriptive Record: Exhaustively Reviewing the Symbolic Ritualistic Appurtenances of Chinese Jades and their Various Sacrificial Usages

      The Norton Gallery and School of Art, 1942, Leatherette, Book Condition: Very Good Minus, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, First EditionSize: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall, Printed in the USA by The Record Company, St. Augustine, FL. This edition was limited to 1,000 numbered copies, of which the present volume is No. 906. Signed on the limitation page in a neat black ink hand by the author. At the time of publication Stanley Charles Nott was Director of Oriental Art at the Norton Gallery and School of Art, West Palm Beach, FL. 12.25 x 9.25 inches. Thick, heavy-duty contemporary binding in bright green leatherette (not genuine leather). Fairly crisp gilt-stamped ruling and lettering to the front board and to the spine. Moderately bumped spine head and tail. Upper corners moderately bumped and lower corners gently bumped, with very light abrading. Moderate shelf pull along the bottom edge of the boards. The leatherette binding generally clean and in very good condition. Some vertical semi-creasing along the spine but no cracking or brittleness. The text block is bound in with exceptional sturdiness. Handsome decorative pastedowns/FEPs in shades of light jade green. Note that, as to each of the two pastedowns, there is a thin, horizontal strip of tape remnant, an after-effect of a dust jacket that was once taped down and merely a minor cosmetic issue. XVI and 536 pages of text. Color frontispiece portrait of the author and collector, the portrait in near fine condition, with faintest spotting at the outermost margins, outside the plate. With XVI B&W full-page figures (line drawings) and with CXVIII plates, all full-page and all on semi glossy heavy stock. Note that at the lower fore-edge of pages 498-536 there is a very small, narrow and faint tide-mark, about 1 inch long horizontally and at most 1/4 inch into the plain outer margin of Plates CXV-CXVIII and not at all into the plates themselves. The 118 plates, illustrating 107 specimens of jade-work, are all in fine or near fine condition. Index pages 527 and 533 with light fingering/soiling marks near the outer fore-edge, not affecting the readability of the pages. Else an impressively clean copy, and rather tight. Gently read. A Very Good Minus copy. Somewhat rare and hard to find, at least in this condition. Included are two semi-glossy, color photo-copies of the front, spine and flap of the original dust jacket, the dust jacket now perished.

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        Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy

      New York: Harper & Brothers,, [1942]. Octavo. Original dark blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With the dust jacket. Corners slightly bumped, crumpled head and tail of spine, light toning, else very good in slightly rubbed and chipped jacket, lacking a few significant pieces head and tail of the spine and along the top edge of the upper panel, but substantially intact. First edition, extremely scarce with the dust jacket. Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy was Schumpeter's most important and controversial book, a philosophical analysis of economics and history in which he coined the term "creative destruction". Blaug, who calls this his masterpiece, notes that in this work, Schumpeter "paradoxically rejected the Marxian diagnosis of the imminent breakdown of capitalism and, at the same time, predicted the almost inevitable arrival of socialism as a result of the betrayal of capitalist values by the intellectuals of the western world" (Great Economists Before Keynes, p. 216.) Publisher's advance information slip loosely inserted.

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        2 Bände. Luftgeographisches Einzelheft. Ägypten und Cyrenaika. Herausgegeben vom Generalstab der Luftwaffe. 1. und 2. Teil

      Selbstverlag des Generalstab, Berlin 1942.. je 4°, Leinwandmappe mit Schraubbindung (2 Schrauben), Loseblattsammlung, je ca. 500 Seiten, s-w-Abb. (teils ausklappbar), ausklappbare farbige Karten. komplette Ausgabe des äußerst seltenen Werkes. Eine Schraube von Bd. 1 fehlt, Bindung deshalb etwas gelockert; Einbände leicht berieben, 1 mit 4 Flecken vorne; sonst sehr schön. Das umfassende Werk sollte die deutschen Flieger auf die afrikanische Front vorbereiten. Detailliert wird auf die geographischen Bedingungen eingegangen, zahlreiche markante und auch militärisch bedeutsame Örtlichkeiten sind durch Luftbilder und vom Boden aus aufgenommene Fotos beschrieben. Bd. 1 bringt die Cyrenaika und die Westküste einschließlich Kufra, Bd. 2 Ägypten. Internes Material der deutschen Luftwaffe, "Geheim!" heißt es auf den Einbänden, die beide eine Nummer tragen (1 "378", 2 "462"). Vorliegendes Werk ersetzt ein 1940 herausgegebenes gleichnamiges, spätere Auflagen wird es nicht gegeben haben. Im Vorwort heißt es: "Dem fliegerischen Einsatz der deutschen Verbände in Nordafrika entsprechend sind neben der Beschreibung Ägyptens auch die Cyrenaika und der tripolitanische Küstenstreifen behandelt worden. [...]. Es soll dem Flieger durch Beschreibung, Bild- und Kartenmaterial ein möglichst anschauliches Bild des Landes gegeben werden. Hierbei wurde der Nachdruck auf die Behandlung der Wüsten gelegt, deren Darstellung in den Karten meist sehr unvollkommen ist. Die Wüstenerfahrungen der deutschen Verbände in Afrika wurden verarbeitet und in dem Abschnitt II 'Fliegerische Erfahrung' zusammengefasst. [...] Dieses Einzelheft soll als Unterlage für die Flugvorbereitungen der einzelnen Besatzungen und für deren Unterricht bei den Verbänden dienen. Beanstandungen und Ergänzungswünsche sind auf dem Dienstweg an R.d.L. und Ob.d.L. Genst.7.Abt.(III) zu richten!".

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        GO DOWN, MOSES

      New York: Random House, 1942. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo; first issue black binding, with titling and rule in gilt and red on spine and front panel; red topstain; dustjacket; 383pp. Spine gilt slightly oxidized, with minute wear to upper 1" of rear board edge; very Near Fine, with the topstain notably bright and unfaded. In the first state dustjacket, with 8 titles listed on rear panel; price-clipped, gently spine-sunned, with some light wear to extremities, minor erosion to upper 1" of rear flap fold, and a tiny smudge along front joint; a presentable, Very Good+ example without significant loss. Faulkner intended this as a novel, though it includes material previously (or concurrently) published as individual stories. The sections are entitled "Was," "The Fire and the Hearth," "Pantaloon in Black," "The Old People," "The Bear," "Delta Autumn," and "Go Down, Moses." Generally these sections are considerably rewritten from previously published short stories bearing the same titles." Petersen A21b.

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        Take My Life - Original One-Sheet Poster

      N.p.: Gold Seal Productions, [n.d. but 1942]. Rare poster for this African-American film, also released under the title Murder Rap. Set in Harlem, the film featured an all-colored cast, starring Monte Hawley, Freddie Baker, Robert Webb, and the Harlem Dead End Kids. A morale-boosting crime-drama involving a gang of hoods disregarding their patriotic responsibilities as America enters WWII. The hoods are brought into line by the well-meaning Sargeant Holmes (Jack Carr), who educates them about the glories of the U.S. Army by showing them a film on military heroism. The film also involves a murder-mystery sub-plot involving 2 members of the gang, one of which is unjustly incarcerated for a murder he did not commit. Original one-sheet poster, lithographed in colors on white stock measuring 41" x 27". Professional restoration to the yellow portions in "Take My Life" and red portions of upper right edge, and some minor touch-up to folds; B/B-.

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        Three-Star World War II Lieutenant General Geoffrey Keyes: his uniform, his cap, and his wool overcoat ? with many related letters and documents including his appointments signed by Woodrow Wilson and others and original photographs of him in uniform with Dwight D. Eisenhower and Harry S. Truman

      [Europe], 1942 - 1950. "Highly decorated Lieutenant Colonel Geoffrey Keyes (1888-1967) was promoted to Colonel on June 26, 1941, Brigadier General on January 15, 1942, Major General on June 22, 1942, and Lieutenant General on April 17, 1945, the same day that Lieutenant General George S. Patton, Jr. was promoted to four-star General. Among his military decorations and awards are the Army Distinguished Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters, the Silver Star with oak leaf cluster, the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star, the World War I and World War II Victory Medals, the European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with one silver and two bronze service stars, and numerous awards from other countries including, from the U.K. (Honorary Companion of the Order of the Bath), France (Croix de Guerre with palm, Legion of Honour), Italy (Silver Medal of Military Valor), Czechoslovakia (Grand Officer of the Military Order of the White Lion), and the Vatican (Papal Lateran Cross).During World War II, Keyes was Chief of Staff, 2nd Armored Division (1940-1942), Commanding General 9th Armored Division (1942), Deputy Commanding General Western Task Force [North Africa] under Gen. George S. Patton, Jr. (1942-1943), Deputy Commanding General I Armored Corps [North Africa] under Gen. Patton (1943), Deputy Commanding General 7th Army [Sicily] under Gen. Patton (1943), Commanding General Provisional Corps [Sicily] appointed by Gen. Patton (1943), Commanding General II Corps [Italy] (1943-1946). He accepted the surrender of Palermo, Sicily, on July 22, 1943. Keyes then served as Commanding General 7th Army [Germany] (1945-1946), Commanding General 3rd Army [Germany] (1946-1947) and Deputy Commanding General U.S. Forces in Austria under Gen. Mark Clark (1947) ?" he had served under Gen. Clark at Anzio beach, Monte Cassino, and before Rome. Keyes was Commanding General U.S. Forces in Austria and U.S. High Commissioner in Austria from 1947 to 1950, retiring from the Army in 1950. (1) Lieutenant General Geoffrey Keyes' two piece three-star uniform: light brown wool jacket, partly lined, with II Corps patch on left shoulder, a bar of three silver stars attached to each shoulder epaulet. Keyes' brass ""U.S."" lapel insignia are also present, only the snaps for his ribbon bar remain. Shows normal usage. The jacket bears a brown cloth tag sewn on inside pocket, with Seal of the United States, and ""Regulation / Army Officer's Uniform.? A few moth nips to the jacket. The matching pants, at the waste inside, bear the tag ?Regulation / Army Officers? Trousers? and ""Keyes,"" in unknown hand, is written in blue ink on one pocket next to a hand-numbered tag. Fine condition.(2) Lieutenant General Geoffrey Keyes? three-star khaki overseas cap, gold piping, with three white stars embroidered on the left side. Tag inside: ""M. Banks / Post Tailor / Fort Knox, Ky."" This cap was also worn by Keyes as two-star Major General (1942-1945); under the flap, one can see that the third star was added after the first two stars were embroidered. Included is a 10? x 7.25? photocopy of a January 1944 photograph taken in Italy, picturing Maj. Gen. Keyes, wearing this cap, with Lieutenant General George S. Patton, Jr. Fine condition.(3) Lieutenant General Geoffrey Keyes' wool overcoat, double-breasted with three buttons, two black bands at the end of each sleeve. The coat bears a brown cloth tag sewn on inside pocket, with Seal of the United States, and ""Regulation / Army Officer's / Overcoat.? ?II Corps? patch on right shoulder, U.S. Forces Headquarters Austria patch on left shoulder. Fine condition. Included is a 4.5"" x 3.75"" b/w photograph showing Keyes wearing this overcoat as he greets troops at Christmas.(4) President Woodrow Wilson appoints Geoffrey Keyes ?First Lieutenant of Cavalry.? Partly Engraved Document Signed ?Woodrow Wilson? as President, 1p, 15.75? x 19.5?. Washington, August 17, 1916. Countersigned ?Newton D. Baker? as Secretary of War. Wilson?s signature shows usual shade that exists on parchment. Blue War Office seal affixed at lower left. Minor flaws. ? Ceremonial Tassel. Ornately-braided red, white, and blue tassel which may have been a uniform accessory. The tassel at each end is 7"" long. The blended tricolor fiber rope, connecting the tassels, is 8? 7? long!? Documents appointing Keyes ?Captain of Cavalry? (August 25, 19167 ?" signed ?Wm M. Ingraham?), ?temporarily, a Lieutenant General? (April 17, 1945 ?" signed ?Henry L. Stimson?), and ?Brigadier General in the Regular Army? (July 18, 1946 ?" signed ?Robert P. Patterson?) and Major Keyes July 10, 1925 Diploma from The Cavalry School at Fort Riley, Kansas, signed by seven officers including Brigadier General Edward L. King, Commandant.? Special Orders No. 17, War Department, January 20, 1942, 20p, 5.75? x 9?. ?For immediate delivery to Brig Gen Geoffrey Keyes, GSC referred to in par. 1 or prompt return to A.G.O., W.D.? Slight tears at upper margin of last page which states: ?By Order of the Secretary of War: G.C. MARSHALL, Chief of Staff.? Penciled at upper right of first page in red: ?Combat Commander / 3 Armored / Div.? Paragraph 1 (of 74), in part, ?1. Announcement is made of the temporary appointment on 20 January 1942, of the following-named officers ... To brigadier general with rank from 15 January 1942 ... COLONEL GEOFFREY KEYES (O-3561), General Staff Corps...?? Five original V-MAILS from Keyes to his wife, ?Mrs. Geoffrey Keyes / U.S. Hotel Thayer / West Point / New York,? each 1p, 4.25? x 5?. Excerpts: (April 13, 1945) ?We still don?t know what the Pres. death will mean...? [FDR died April 12th] ?" (April 15, 1945) ?Was all set to give Prince Umberto a treat to day but he postponed his visit...?[Umberto became King of Italy in 1946] ?" (April 30, 1945) ?Hope I can find time soon to acknowledge the notes or telegrams on my promotion...? [to Lieutenant General] ?" (August 8, 1945) ?boat ride up the Danube ... the boat which had been a present from Hitler to Admiral Horthy...? ?" (August 11, 1945) ?I am sure the news of the past two days from Japan should cheer her up ... I?m sure it will be settled very shortly...? [atomic bombs dropped August 6th & 9th]? Three-quarter length photograph of Major General Geoffrey Keyes as Commanding General II Corps, wearing the overseas cap here offered. Sepiatone, 7? x 9.5?. In ?News Studio, N.Y.? 10.5? x 14? studio folder.? Bust photograph of Lieutenant General Geoffrey Keyes in uniform wearing the three star overseas cap here offered. Black & white, 6.75? x 9.25?. German photograph studio name in pencil on 9.75? x 14? photographic matte.? Original Photograph of General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower and Lieutenant General Geoffrey Keyes. Black & white, 7.5? x 9.5?. Keyes is wearing his Third Army patch on his sleeve; he was Commanding General of the Third Army in Germany from April 1946 until January 1947. ? Original U.S. Army Photograph of President Harry S. Truman presenting a letter expressing congratulations and gratitude to Lieutenant General Geoffrey Keyes as General J. Lawton Collins, Army Chief of Staff (standing) looks on. Black & white, 10? x 8?. Taken in the White House on October 30, 1950, a day before Keyes retired from the Army. Keyes is wearing his U.S. Forces Headquarters Austria patch on his left shoulder.From the Estate of Lieutenant General Geoffrey Keyes"

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        Two letters bracketing Newman's career at Bletchley

      1942-6. 2 octavo one-page, typed letters, signed. Now window-mounted, framed and glazed. A little browned, signature on the second slightly faded, but overall very good. A highly evocative pair of letters to Max Newman, the first relating to his recruitment to the Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, the second to the conclusion of his wartime work there. Maxwell Herman Alexander "Max" Newman (1897?-1984) was one of the most significant British mathematicians of his generation and a leading pioneer in modern computer science. At the outbreak of the war, Newman was lecturing in mathematics at Cambridge, where his 1935 lectures on the Foundations of Mathematics and Gödel's Theorem had inspired Alan Turing to work on solving Hilbert's Entscheidungsproblem using a hypothetical computing machine. Subsequently it was Newman who rushed through publication of Turing's "On Computable Numbers with an Application to the Entscheidungsproblem", and arranged for him to spend time at Princeton where Alonzo Church was attacking the same problem by different, but not incompatible, methods. In 1942, Newman had decided to offer his services to the war effort, and approached the Naval Intelligence Division, being interviewed by the classicist Prof. Frank Adcock, whose Bletchley involvement is interestingly entirely missing from his ODNB entry. The first letter, dated 15 July 1942, is from Alan Bradshaw, at the time Assistant Director (Administration), later Deputy Director, at Bletchley and one of the unsung heroes of the operation, and is on the "headed notepaper" of the establishment, which, perhaps consonant with the perceived ethos of the place, has the address "Bletchley Park, Bletchley, Bucks." simply typed at the head. Bradshaw explains that he has heard from Prof. Adcock that Newman "would like to be considered for a vacancy in this organisation", and would like to know if he would be "willing to accept an appointment as a Temporary Senior Assistant at a commencing salary of £600, out of which you would have to pay for your billeting and meals taken at our Headquarters". He then goes on succinctly to address Newman's two major concerns about the possibilities of working at Bletchley. Newman's father was a German Jew who emigrated to Britain with his family in 1912, and Newman was concerned that this would bar him from top secret work, but Bradshaw assures him that "in your case this will not prove any bar to your employment here". He was also worried that the work he undertook would be sufficiently stimulating, and of genuine utility, and Bradshaw is laconically to the point; "The work you would be doing would be of great importance in the war effort". And so it was to prove. Once at Bletchley, Newman realised that some of the methods used by the Bletchley codebreakers would be better performed with mechanised assistance; he and Alan Turing proposed the logical requirements for such machinery. These requirements formed the basis of practical machines, culminating with the Colossus, the world's first large-scale electronic computer, and the section at Bletchley that used the machinery was headed by Newman and came to be known as the Newmanry. Contrary to popular belief Colossus was not responsible for breaking Enigma, that honour fell to Turing and Welchman's Bombe, rather Newman's machine broke "Tunny" the coding associated with the Lorenz SZ-40/42, an electromechanical wheel-based cipher machine for teleprinter signals which was used for messages at the very highest command levels. At the end of the war, Newman was appointed Fielden Professor of Pure Mathematics at the University of Manchester, a position that he held until his retirement in 1964. In 1946 he established the Royal Society Computing Machine Laboratory, which in 1948 developed the first stored-program digital computer, the Manchester Baby. The second letter, 27 December 1946, is on Downing Street stationery, over the signature of Leslie Rowan, Churchill's principal private secretary, and acknowledges "the receipt of your cable", and communicates the Prime Minister's disappointment "that he will not be able to include your name in the list of recommendations which he will submit to The King". Newman declined an OBE, an award that had already been conferred on his pupil Turing, on the grounds that it was derisory in view of their contribution to the outcome of the conflict. The two offer a pleasing encapsulation of some of the ambiguities and oddities of operations of Bletchley Park, and in so doing accentuate just how remarkable it was that the project should have succeeded as it did.

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      - PATAGONIE Avec trois lithographies originales de MANUEL ANGELES ORTIZ.Buenos Aires, Editions de l'Aigle. 1942. Folio mayor,rústica. Intonso, impreso en Conqueror azul, XVI/XXX, con una suite de los grabados, firmados por Angeles Ortiz. Intonso, ejemplar impecable. En caja de conservación. Manuel Angeles Ortiz fue invitado por Victoria Ocampo a impartir unas conferencias en Buenos Aires, la guerra le obligo a permanecer más tiempo en Argentina, este texto es fruto de uno de sus viajes al Sur, reconocido por Saint-John Perse de "singular belleza". [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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

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        Unique Presentation Copy to Dr. Hans Frank, Generalgouverneur of Poland (with 31 Original Photographs)

      Berlin 1942 - Presented to Dr. Hans Frank on the occasion of his visit at the special exhibition (Sonderschau) "Das Handwerk des Generalgouvernments im Dienste der Kriegswirtschaft" at the Werbestelle des Generalgouvernments in Berlin, Unter den Linden. The Werbestelle was opened on 12 November 1941 for the purpose of educating the German people on the cultural, artistic and economic developments in Poland under German occupation. The Nazis advertised the occupied territories through exhibitions and other cultural events with the idea that Germans would travel to Poland and spent their vacations there.Elephant folio (16" x 20"). Unpaginated (Cardstock with 31 original mounted photographs, 2 drawings (on photo-paper), dedication & presentation leaves, 3 text pages, one architectural plan & one blank leaf). Brown velvet-covered boards with richly golden embroidered "Hoheitsadler" and meticulously laid-down letters in gold "Dem Generalgouerneur Reichsminister Dr. Hans Frank gewidmet," all within golden silk brocade decorated with over 250 small Swastikas (Hakenkreuztresse). Bound with decorative brown string. Binding protected by modern mylar. First leaf with finely calligraphic brown lettering "Der Besuch des Generalgouverneurs Reichsminister Dr. Frank," above the coat of arms of Krakow, which was painted in red & brown watercolors. Following page with calligraphic dedication to Frank, signed by Reichsamtsleiter Dr. Heuber, followed by 31 original b/w mounted photographs showing Frank with entourage at the exhibition as well as various sections of the exhibition with objects shown. Photographs measure an average of 4 1/2" x 6 3/4", some slightly varying in size. Photos with calligraphic captions, accompanied by delicate drawings in watercolors. Pages with photographs interleaved with few text leaves, architectural plan of exhibition rooms (slightly smaller than cardstock pages), a drawing of the exterior of the "Werbestelle des Generalgouvernments" and a drawn plan of the exhibition grounds. Latter two on glossy paper-covered cardstock.Hans Frank was a German lawyer who worked for the National Socialist German Workers Party during the 1920's and 1930's. After Hitler was appointed chancellor in January 1933, Frank became the chief jurist (Reichsminister) of the Third Reich and later, during World War II ,was promoted to "Generalgouverneur" in occupied Poland. During his time in that post, he instituted a reign of terror against the civilian population and became directly involved in the mass murder of Polish Jews. At the Nuremberg Trial in 1945/46, he was found guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity and was hanged.Minor scuffing and staining on binding. Slight water staining to bottom edge of some leaves, not affecting text or plates. Binding very good condition, original photographs fine.Unique copy in elaborate binding, presented to one of the most infamous Nazis of the Third Reich. Contents:1) Handwritten presentation leaf: Der Besuch des Generalgouverneurs Reichsminister Dr. Frank.2) Handwritten dedication leaf: Die Werbestelle des Generalgouvernments ist das Schaufenster des östlichen Nebenlandes des Reiches. Sie soll dem deutschen Volke die Möglichkeiten der Gegenwart wie die Hoffnungen der Zukunft dieses Raumes im Osten im Dienste und Schutze des deutschen Machtbereiches zeigen. (original signature of Dr. Heuber), Bevollmächtiger des Generalgouverneurs.3) One Photograph: Der Generalgouverneur Reichsminister Dr. Frank bei einem Rundgang durch die Sonderschau, begleitet von dem Präsidenten des Fremdenverkehrsverbandes Generalgouvernment, Landgerichtsrat Dr. Luxenberg4) Two photographs: Der Präsident des Fremdenverkehrsbandes Generalgouvernment. Landgerichtsrat Dr. Luxenberg bei der Eröffnungsansprache5) Three photographs: a) Der Generalgouverneur Reichsminister Dr. Frank im Gespräch mit dem Vizepräsidenten des Reichstags Staatsrat Dr. von Stauß b) Der hohe Gast am Lese- und Prospektland der Werbestelle. c) .und Präsident Dr. Lux [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Thamar., Herausgegeben von Ernst Gottlieb und Felix Guggenheim.

      Los Angeles, Privatdruck der Pazifischen Presse, 1942 - 40 (1) Seiten das Buch ist völlig neu eingebunden unter Verwendung der Originalmaterialien, der Einband ist an den Kanten leicht bestossen, auf der Rückseite des Titels befindet ein Datumsstempel, anonsten sauber und frisch. Eines von zweihundertfünfzig in Halbleder gebundenen und vom Autor signierten Exemplaren - hier die Nummer 143. Paul Thomas Mann (* 6. Juni 1875 in Lübeck - + 12. August 1955 in Zürich) war ein deutscher Schriftsteller, der unter der nationalsozialistischen Herrschaft emigrierte und 1943 US-amerikanischer Staatsbürger wurde. Er zählt zu den bedeutendsten Erzählern deutscher Sprache im 20. Jahrhundert. Für seinen ersten Roman Buddenbrooks (1901) erhielt er 1929 den Nobelpreis für Literatur. Sprache: de Gewicht in Gramm: 550 4°, gebundene Ausgabe, Original-Halb-Ledereinband mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Einmalige Auflage von zweihundertfünfzig numerierten Exemplaren. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Original merchant marine survivor accounts from the Battle of the Atlantic

      New York, 1942-1945. 8.5" x 13". "A superb archive of material, 27 pages, 8.5"" x 12"" to 8.5"" x 13"", New York, December 31, 1942 to June 11, 1943 consisting primarily of official depositions taken by survivors of the S.S. Caddo (sunk by a German U-Boat on November 22, 1942) and the S.S. William C. Gorgos (torpedoed on March 1, 1943.) The collection also includes a copy of a citation for the Merchant Marine Distinguished Service Medal to Capt. James F. Harrell, Master of the SS. Gulfstate, June 6, 1945. Expected folds, a couple of pages toned, else very good condition. The largest component of the archive concerns the sinking of the U.S.S. Caddo which was transporting over 100,000 barrels of fuel oil, and 300 drums of gasoline from Baytown, Texas to Reykjavik, Iceland. Just south of the Grand Banks, U-518 torpedoed the Caddo. Although the resulting explosion destroyed the ship's deck and tore a hole in the ship's side, none of the crew or its armed guards were killed. They boarded three life boats, two of which were lost, while the third drifted across the Atlantic for fifteen days before being rescued by a Spanish merchant ship. Of the seventeen men in the lifeboat, only six survived the journey. The first account of the sinking of the Caddo is given by Able Seaman Joseph Kucenski who was on watch when the torpedo was spotted by his watch mate. Upon hearing the news, he ""immediately threw the wheel hard right and reached back and turned on the general alarm. I heard the bell start to ring and almost simultaneously felt the vessel vibrate excessively and heard an explosion in the port after part of the ship."" Meanwhile, Oilman Francisco Alonso, according to his deposition, was in his quarters when he ""noticed that the electric power failed immediately after the explosion... Getting out of my bunk I dressed myself, secured my life preserver..."" and made his way to the deck. Both men boarded lifeboat No. 1. Adrift, they saw the Caddo sink and within minutes the U-Boat which had struck the cargo ship surfaced. An officer in the conning tower came alongside and inquired if the captain or the chief engineer were aboard. The captain was not on board, but the chief engineer, Arthur S. Watson, answered in the negative. (This turned out to be a wise move, as the U-Boat made the same inquiry of the other two lifeboats and the captain was taken prisoner.) The U-Boat officer then ""asked us if we needed anything such as milk, bread, or cigarettes..."" The men declined the offer. The U-boat soon disappeared and the three lifeboats made an attempt to make for Bermuda, but within a day the three became separated. Aboard lifeboat No. 1, both Kucenski and Alonso noted that a decision was made to reverse course and try for the Azores. The men drifted for fifteen days on the open sea. After ten days, the first sailor succumbed, ""Able Seaman Raymond Van Brogen, having become weaker and weaker each day..."" On the evening of December 7, the boat suddenly capsized. After recovering, the lifeboat capsized again, and at this point it was discovered that seven of the remaining men were missing. ""Due to our weakened condition it was impossible for us to bail out of the boat and we remained in the boat... awash for the remainder of the night."" Soon afterwards, more men succumbed. ""Messman, Norman Gale, seemed to become delirious and died and after we were convinced that he was dead, his body was put over the side."" The next morning, another crew member, Edvin Johansson, ""became delirious and tried several times to get out of the boat, saying he wanted to see how deep the water was. He was drawn into the boat and later died..."" Two hours after Johansson's death, the remaining survivors spotted a ship approaching which turned out to be a Spanish vessel, the Motormar. The ship's crew provided ""every possible comfort"" to the survivors, ""although they were extremely short of provisions..."" The other account comes from Preston Boyter, a sailor aboard the S.S. William P. Gorges which formed part of a convoy bound from New York to Liverpool when a U-boat torpedoed her on March 10, 1943. Boyter was in his room below decks when it struck: "" room was full of water the door to my room was jam[m]ed with steel locker[s] and beds I found the door and rammed it open with the steel clothes locker then I fell out [of] the room into the passage way it was full of water steam and torpedo fumes... I heard someone calling for help...found the chief cook in the deck engine room with the door jammed I grabbed a fireaxe and chopped open the door he was very thankful..."" Soon after they were safely aboard the lifeboats, they were picked up by the H.M.S. Harvester which was torpedoed by a German submarine the next day! A second torpedo split the British destroyer in half as Boyter raced for the only lifeboat he could find. The explosion also blew him ""back in the water I was dazed my head was bleeding... the rafts were overcrowded... Found some fresh water floating tied to dead man pulled him aboard raft cut keg water off him passed it around to the seven men left on my raft... two more died out of the seven. Passed them over side of raft did my best to keep up morale of the rest of men."" When they finally sighted a French destroyer, ""one man out of the five left went crazy. We tied him to the boat before being picked up by the H.M.S. Morcissis [sic, Narcissus], a British corvette..."" The period copy of the Merchant Marine Distinguished Service Medal citation concerns the exploits of Master James F. Harrell, who during service with a Transatlantic convoy, ""sighted, at a great distance, two drifting lifeboats heavily loaded with survivors apparently too exhausted to signal. Though fully aware of the danger to his own ship, he obtained permission form the Commodore to leave the protection of the convoy and succeeded in taking aboard 106 survivors of a torpedoed Dutch ship..."" On a later voyage, his own oil tanker was struck by a torpedo which set the ship on fire: ""Captain Harrell directed the launching of the one remaining life raft, ordered the men with him over the side, and, though he might have safely abandoned ship with honor, chose to give his life in a heroic attempt to rescue the trapped men."" "

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      Lisboa 1942, - [ [Bertrand]. Stiff wrs., very good, with facsi-mile of the original manuscript, folio 36p. LIMITED EDITIONOF 300 NUMBERED COPIES. R A R E Color scans available for this book on request. Description content 2015Copyright Rare Oriental Books Co.

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      (ART OF THIS CENTURY). Guggenheim, Peggy, Andre Breton, Jean Arp & Piet Mondrian. ART OF THIS CENTURY: OBJECTS - DRAWINGS - PHOTOGRAPHS - PAINTINGS - SCULPTURE - COLLAGE 1910 TO 1942. New York: Art of This Century & Art Aid Corporation, 1942. First Edition 1/2500. 4to. Decorated Cloth Over Boards. Exhibition Catalog. Good +./No Jacket - As Issued. 160pp, profusely illustrated in b&w. In a protective clear acetate dustwrapper. Cover design by Max Ernst. Art of this Century was heiress and prolific contemporary art collector Peggy Guggenheim's now legendary forward-thinking New York gallery that operated from 1942 until 1947. In conjunction with its first exhibition, Guggenheim edited and published this prescient hardbound book also titled "Art of this Century" that featured a cover by her then-husband Max Ernst, original texts by Andre Breton, Jean Arp and Piet Mondrian, and works by the leading proponents of the Russian Avant-Garde, Cubism, Futurism Dada, De Stijl, Surrealism, Dynaton, and Abstraction. The artists allotted one or more reproductions - frequently with their own statements - are Constantin Brancusi, Pablo Picasso, Wassily Kandinsky, Marc Chagall, Paul Klee, Giorgio De Chirico, Piet Mondrian, Marcel Duchamp, Francis Picabia, Georges Braque, Raymond Duchamp-Villon, Robert Delaunay, Fernand Leger, Juan Gris, Alexander Archipenko, Albert Gleizes, Louis Marcoussis, Henri Laurens, Jacques Lipchitz, Jacques Villon, Amedee Ozenfant, Giacomo Balla, Gino Severini, Kasimir Malevich, El Lissitzky, Theo Van Doesburg, Georges Vantongerloo, Antoine Pevsner, Naum Gabo, Cesar Domela-Nieuwenhuis, Ben Nicholson, Vordemberge-Gildewart, Jean Helion, Alexander Calder, John Ferren, John Tunnard, Charles Howard, Jean (Hans) Arp, Max Ernst, Man Ray, Kurt Schwitters, Andre Masson, Joan Miro, Yves Tanguy, Rene Magritte. Andre Breton, Alberto Giacometti, Salvador Dali, Lawrence Vail, Henry Moore, Victor Brauner, Wolfgang Paalen, Oscar Dominguez, Leonor Fini, Paul Delvaux, Leonora Carrington, Roberto Sebastian Matta Echaurren, and Morris Hirschfield. An internally most handsome example of this uncommon item showing some light wear and soiling to its yellow covers, mild fraying to the spine ends, and slight bumps to the boards and textblock at the foredge tips. It has been priced accordingly. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. Inventory Number: 024160

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        In the Nature of Materials: The Buildings of Frank Lloyd Wright 1887-1941

      New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1942. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. SIGNED BY FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT on the front free endpaper. A sharp copy to boot of the 1942 stated 3rd printing. Solid and VG+ (with bright silver lettering along the front panel and spine) in it sruuset cloth. Small former owner signature above FL Wright's signature, otherwise clean as could be. Square octavo, 143 pgs. plus hundreds of crisp black-and-white illustrations.

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      Grafco-Editora. Cuadenos del Grupo Alea, San Sebastian 1942 - El primer libro del poeta bilbaino. Muy raro. Escelente ejempar, muy bien conservado con nueva encuadernación en plena piel roja y dorados y su estuche. Conserva sus cubiertas originales Alguna punta de óxido en las cubiertas, y en la primera hoja, pero buen ejemplar. ATENCIÓN: El contra reembolso incrementa los gastos de envío en 5 euros. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Op. 42]. Autograph musical quotation signed in full

      1 page, 123 x 62 mm., cut from a larger sheet of music manuscript paper. Dated July 11, 1942. The first four measures of Schoenberg's Piano Concerto, op. 42, right hand of piano part. Notated in ink. Inscribed and signed: "Autograph to Mr Kenneth Griffith by Arnold Schoenberg." . An early, thus far unrecorded, musical autograph of the work. Schoenberg began writing the short score just the day before. The present autograph matches the final version. We have been unable to locate any biographical information on Kenneth Griffith. "Schönberg's Piano Concerto, op. 42, which was originally commissioned by his former student Oscar Levant, is conceived as a single-movement form displaying the characteristics of a multimovement sonata cycle. Like the program of the concerto it divides into four parts. The opening melody of the Concerto, lasting thirty-nine bars, presents the four modes of the tone row in the following order: basic set, inversion of retrograde, retrograde, and inversion... The manuscript includes the four parts of the programme (which - according to Schönberg scholarship - is clearly autobiographical), each accompanied by a musical example from one of the four sections of the concerto. The first statement of the programme [is] 'Life was so easy.' " Website of the Arnold Schönberg Center, Vienna.

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      - Rimas. Diez dibujos de Jose M.a Mallol Suazo. Barcelona, Montaner y Simon, 1942. 8o mayor, 174 x 125 mm. Plena piel, marroquen, con marco dorado en planos, R dorada en plano anterior y B en posterior, lomo liso, titulo dorado en lomo, ruedas en cantos y contracantos, cortes dorados, golondrinas doradas y terciopelo en guardas. Encuadernacion firmada por Brugalla, 1989. 190 p. + 5 h. con numerosas ilustraciones de Mallol Suazo a toda plana. De las Rimas de Gustavo Adolfo Becquer, ilustradas por Mallol Suazo, se realizo un ejemplar unico en papel japo;n. Perfecto estado. Incluye estuche de conservacion. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Arabia and the Far East: Their Commercial and Cultural Relations in Graeco-Roman and Irano-Arabian Times

      Cairo, Société de la géographie d'Egypte, 1942.. Crown quarto. Pp. xxix, 319. Plus 12 folding maps printed with additional colours. Half-title present. Bibliography. Hardcover, bound in handsome three-quarter polished brown calf and matching marbled boards, spine with raised bands, direct gilt lettering between gilt rules, speckled edges, silken ribbon marker. With the original stiff wrappers bound in, bearing the Coat-of-Arms of the Kingdom of Egypt on the upper wrapper, and the emblem of the Société de la géographie d'Egypte on the lower wrapper. In fine condition. Excellent copy. ~ First edition thus. Revised and enlarged edition of the Huzayyin's thesis ?The Arabian East and the Far East? (Liverpool, 1933). From the private library of noted collector A. Pascalis, with his charming bookplate.

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        Camouflage Simplified

      New York: The Devin-Adair Co., 1942. First EditionFirst printing.. Good+, recently rebacked preserving the original pictorial cloth covered boards which show shallow chipping to the upper 1 1/4" of the fore edge of the front board and rounding of the lower tip of the front board and with light soiling to the cloth of the front and rear boards. The front and rear French joints and hinges have been replaced as have the front and rear end sheets. The very left edge of the "C" in "Camouflage" on the front board has been restored. hinge is broken. The top and bottom edges of the text block are dust stained. Without a dust jacket as no copies are known to have had a jacket. 61 pages of text with 34 illustrations by Sloane. An extremely scarce, early title by Sloane! With no prior ownership markings whatsoever.

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        Il Milione. Litografie di Massimo Campigli.

      Hoepli 1942 In folio; pp. 178 a fogli sciolti su carta a mano Fabriano, con trenta litografie originali di Massimo Campigli nel testo e f.testo, anche a doppia pagina. Le lito sono state tirate a mano da Piero Fornasetti in varie tonalità di colore: nero, marrone, bistro e sanguigna. Testo tratto dal Codice Magliabechiano di Firenze a cura di Dante Olivieri, carattere Griffo tondo e corsivo. Edizione limitata a soli 150 esempl. numerati (140 a num. araba oltre a X num. romana), firma dell'artista al colophon. Brochure edit. con titoli al piatto e al dorso; preziosa cartella artigianale in m.pelle con angoli, piatti in carta decorata dipinta a mano, titoli in oro e sei nervi al dorso. Sicuramente uno dei più bei libri italiani illustrati, capolavoro di Campigli magistralmente stampato dalla Officina Bodoni di Giovanni Mardersteig sul suo torchio a mano. Cfr. Catalogo Officina Bodoni n.59; Meloni - Tavola n. 11 - 40; Jentsch n.105. Superbo esemplare.(vedi riproduz.)

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        Go Down, Moses and Other Stories

      New York: Random House, 1942. Previous owner's ex libris on first pastedown and toning opposite, apparent water stain to bottom right corner of the limitation page, extreme edge tips of several pages bent with a few small edge nicks, light fading to spine gilt as usual, else very good in three-quarter red cloth over textured paper boards, lacking publisher's tissue jacket.. Deluxe Edition. Thick octavo. Number 19 of 100 numbered copies; SIGNED by the author. Faulkner's collection of short stories that masquerades as a novel, set in his "apocryphal county" of Yoknapatawpha, Mississippi. This copy belonged to Leo Cherne, a refugee activist, Nobel Peace Prize nominee, and Medal of Freedom recipient; his ex libris is affixed to the first pastedown. A friend to Marc Chagall and Robert Frost, Cherne was gifted this volume by one of these men, or perhaps by Faulkner himself, though no attribution of the provenance appears in this copy.

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        Death and the Dancing Footman

      The Crime Club, Collins, London, 1942., 1942. FIRST UK EDITION. 8vo. Publisher's red cloth in Stead -designed dustwrapper. Both book and jacket are lightly used, jacket price-clipped, a little frayed along extremities with a few minor tears, some dustiness to back panel; book has neat owner name to flyleaf, edges a little dusty. A very good copy indeed. Scarce in dustwrapper. It began as an entertainment: eight people, many of them enemies, gathered for a winter weekend as guests of a host with a love for theatre. Everybody had an alibi - and most a motive as well. But for Chief Detective Inspector Roderick Alleyn the case rested on the dancing footman. Cooper & Pike; Detective Fiction p205-207

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