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        Comment la littérature est-elle possible?

      First Edition, one of 350 numbered copies on laid Arches only major papers. Rare and nice copy of the first and second critical book by Maurice Blanchot test after Thomas the Obscure. Provenance: from the library of Maurice Blanchot. José Corti Paris 1942 14,5x20,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Lespugue

      First Edition, one of 110 numbered copies on China, Japan 12 with one draw and one pearl China variously enriched. Book illustrated with 11 original color lithographs by Jean Fautrier. Autograph signed by the author to a couple of his friends. Handwritten signatures of the author and illustrator of the justification of the draw. Our copy is full of its original glassine representative spiders evolving among the stars they have woven. Rare and very light foxing, nice copy. Chez les auteurs s.l. (Paris) 1942 35,5x29,5cm en feuilles sous couverture

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        Fortunes

      First edition, one of the copies of the press service.Binding half old red morocco, back with five nerves, when tail, paper plates to the tank, preserved covers and backs, gilded head, signed binding Goy & Vilaine.Rare autograph signed by the author Helen Weiand "With all the love of Robert and Youki ...".Nice copy pleasantly established. Gallimard Paris 1942 12x19cm relié

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        Aminadab

      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.. Gallimard Paris 1942 14x20,5cm broché

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        Wake Up & Live

      Pocket Books, 1942. Paperback. Used; Good. Paperback; English language; good condition. Your book will be securely packed and promptly dispatched from our UK warehouse. All international orders are sent Royal Mail airmail.

      [Bookseller: Sunrise Books Ltd]
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        RODRÍGUEZ LOZANO.

      1ª ed. 23.2x31.2. 5h. 15pp. 1h. 36 láminas en negro, una lámina en color montada en la portada y en la cubierta. Cartoné editorial. Manuel Rodríguez Lozano, (1896-1971), es uno de los grandes nombres de la pintura mexicana de la primera mitad del siglo XX - autor, entre otras cosas de las ilustraciones de la rara 1ª ed. mexicana de 'Verte y no Verte' de Alberti y 'Oda a Walt Whitman' de Lorca (ver nº ??). Gran retratista, fue uno de los primeros artistas latinamericanos en declarar abiertamente su homosexualidad. Este es la primera monografía sobre el artista y uno de los títulos más raros de José Bergamín. Hay ejemplares el la Library of Congress y en la BN de México, pero no encontramos ningún ejemplar en las bibliotecas españolas. Muy buen ejemplar. Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

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        Work Suspended

      London, Chapman & Hall Ltd.,, 1942. Two Chapters of an Unfinished Novel. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine cocked, stain to fore edge of one signature, marks to the rear endpaper but a decent copy in the tanned and rubbed dust jacket with some light tape stains. First edition, first impression. One of 500 copies printed.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Bahria Oasis. Vol. I & II (complete set)

      Extremely rare complete set of 2 volumes. Government Press, Cairo, 1942. First edition. Folio. Vol. I: 12+ 182 pages, 62 plates. Vol. II: 13 + 140 pages, 78 plates. Bordeaux half-leather, spine faded, otherwise very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        [Vintage World War II Poster:] THIS IS NAZI BRUTALITY

      Washington, DC: GPO / Office of War Information, 1942.. Folio broadside (38 x 28"; 97 x 72 cm scant). Printed by offset lithography in colors, with OWI/GPO imprint and date in extreme lower margin. Professionally linen mounted, lower margin with imprint retained, top and side margins trimmed. With signs of minor color fill at apexes of top folds, but otherwise a very good to fine, bright example. Rolled. An exceptionally powerful image, prepared by Shahn in response to the massacre at Lidice, depicting a shackled and hooded man against a brick wall, with the dated newswire report of the Lidice massacre superimposed over the figure, and the brilliant red caption: "This is Nazi Brutality." Shahn worked for the OWI from the Autumn of 1942 until the Summer of the following year, and although he produced a number of images for the agency, only two were actually utilized -- the others were dismissed as too violent, or as not sufficiently appropriate to the topic of the home front. Shortly thereafter, he began his work with the CIO-PAC.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        WINTER OF ARTIFICE

      [New York: The Gemor Press, nd. but ca. 1942].. Pictorial boards. Illustrated with copper- plate engravings by Ian Hugo. Very shallow fraying at extreme crown of spine, else about fine. First American edition, and first illustrated edition, substantially revised from the text presented by the 1939 Paris Obelisk Press edition. One of five hundred copies printed and published by the author and the artist. Inscribed and signed by Nin to poet "Robert Morse in answer to poems Anaïs Nin." FRANKLIN A3b.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        'Thar's Ships and Planes in Them Thar Hills'. Let's Go Get 'Em!

      Washington, DC: Lumber and Timber Products War Committee, [1942]. Poster Poster. Near Fine. Roughly 22 by 28.25 inches. Offset lithograph printed in red and green. A terrific and dramatic homefront propaganda poster encouraging lumber production published by a lobbying group of the National Lumber Manufacturers Association (now the National Forest Products Association). The poster depicts Uncle Sam drawn in a wood-cut style holding an ax and pointing toward forested mountains. Very scarce and little known. Dated based on a 1942 Southern Lumberman magazine mentioning the poster. Upper left corner creased, else a fine example mounted on linen.

      [Bookseller: Eureka Books, ABAA]
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        Fu Jen Catholic University of Peking. 1942 Annual. Fujen

      Fu Jen Catholic University of Peking, 1942 - Text in CHINESE language. Quarto, 27*20cm. Unpaginated. 182 pages (142 full-page photos). An extremely rare album that chronicles the development of a prestigious catholic university in old China. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        China, too, is fighting to defend a way of life, an Address by His Excellency, Dr Hu Shih, Ambassador of China to the United States of America, delivered at Washington, D.C., March 23, 1942.

      San Francisco, The Grabhorn Press, July 1942. - 1 volume in-4, 18 pages, rebound in half cloth, light soiling to boards, offsetting and slight foxing to endpapers, spine slightly sunned, overall very good condition. Ex-libris from Marjorie and Martin Mitau. Rare document, limited edition to 200 copies. "Of this significant contribution to a better understanding of events now transpiring in the Far East, two hundred copies have been printed on handmade paper at the instance of Carl I. Wheat and with the generous approval of Ambassador Hu Shih, for whose personal use one hundred such copies have been reserved. The title and signature in Chinese are from His Excellency's facile brush. The address starts by these words: "you know what you are fighting for. You are fighting for the preservation of your democratic way of life which, as I understand it, is the way of freedom and peace." [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: INDOSIAM RARE BOOKS]
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        Spitfire Pilot. THE AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY TO HIS WIFE

      Faber, [1942]8vo., First Edition, with portrait frontispiece and plates, WANTING TITLE, small neat contemporary signature on front paste - down; beige cloth, backstrip lettered in black, covers lightly age - soiled else a very good, bright, clean copy in unclipped, very faintly browned dustwrapper with two short closed tears. THE AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY TO HIS WIFE, WITH HIS SIGNED HOLOGRAPH INSCRIPTION ON HALF - TITLE. The frontispiece reproduces the fine portrait of the author by official RAF war artist Cuthbert Orde. David Crook flew with 609 Squadron throughout the Battle of Britain; his intensely personal memoir is generally regarded as one of the finest eye - witness account of the battle. He began service as Acting Pilot Officer, claimed at least six 'kills' and was subsequently awarded the DFC. Reaching the rank of Flight Lieutenant, he was posted missing in December 1944 during a reconnaissance flight over the North Sea. A WELL - NIGH UNIQUE ASSOCIATION COPY OF AN IMPORTANT AND VALUABLE WORK. Enser, p.156

      [Bookseller: Island Books [formerly of Devon]]
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        The Prisoner of War [31 issues]

      The Prisoners of War Department of the Red Cross and St. John War Organisation, London 1942 - Fascinating record of communication from and to allied prisoners of war during the Second World War, including articles by Winston Churchill and messages from celebrities such as Vera Lynn. This is an incomplete run of 31 copies, May 1942-July 1945, in original unbound condition. Consists of issues 1-2, 4-5, 7-13, 15-16, 18-23, 25-28, 30-34, 36, 38-39 (the final issue). Includes several articles by Winston Churchill. Rusty staples, the odd issue with torn edges, some soiling. Photographs available on request. All books dispatched same or next working day in robust packaging. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Springhead Books]
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        SHAKESPEARE IN HARLEM

      1942. HUGHES, Langston. SHAKESPEARE IN HARLEM. NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1942. 8vo,. orange and black cloth in dust jacket; 123 pages. First Edition (so stated). Signed presentation from Hughes on the front endpaper: "For Doris L. Kaufmann, Sincerely, Langston Hughes." Hughes first collection of poems since 1932 and a rather uncommon war-time production with a very fragile dust jacket. Near fine (covers nice; contents clean and tight with some very minor toning front endpapers); few shallow chips and short tears edges (some tanning edges and spine) d/j. A very nice copy! $1,750.00.

      [Bookseller: Antic Hay Books ]
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        Fairies

      New Century Press Pty, Sydney, 1942, Hard Cover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket, Illustrated By: Florence SwinbourneSize: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall, 62pp. Illustrated board covers with blue cloth spine, new endpapers and spine, 6 full page colour plates. Marcie Muir 4335. Rubbing to cover edges and minor marks to covers, owner name to title page, one or two age spots to margins, replacement spine and outer endpapers.

      [Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd]
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        Sixteen Famous British Plays

      New York: Modern Library. (1942). Reprint. A poor copy with the front hinge broken, and tears and fraying to the binding, lacking the dustwrapper. However, John F. Kennedy's copy with his ownership stamp, and a later ownership signature of "K. Kennedy." .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        FIVE ON A TREASURE ISLAND

      Published by Hodder & Stoughton, 1942. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good/Good. Illustrated by Soper, Eileen. Very good condition in an almost very good dustwrapper. Pale blue cloth, black titles. Plain endpapers. 32 full-page b/w drawings. The very first Famous five book. SIGNED by author (autograph slip dedicated to Angela Heath stuck to half-title. Spine bumped. Light spotting to covers. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Some light foxing to outer page edges. Contents clean. Dustwrapper chipped and torn at edges with slight loss which has been cleverly disguised with matching paper beneath. Spine of wrapper is slightly grubby and has a small hole to centre of front edge. [R]

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        The Song of Bernadette

      New York: The Viking Press,, 1942. Octavo. Original buff cloth, spine and front board lettered in gilt and red, top edge red. With the dust jacket. Spine toned, otherwise a really excellent copy in the slightly creased jacket that has some nicks to extremities. First US edition, first printing, signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Originally published as 'Das Lied Von Bernadette' in 1941 by Bermann-Fischer of Stockholm. The Song of Bernadette is a reverent recounting of the life of St. Bernadette of Lourdes.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Deep Valley

      New York: L.B. Fischer. (1942). First. First edition. Some staining to the cloth and overall foxing, very good in very good dustwrapper with two small chips on the front panel and some of the usual spine fading. In Johnson's The Dark Page, pp. 242-3. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Shakespeare for Young Players: A Junior Course

      Toronto: Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited 1942, 1st Edition. () xv,[1],255pp. Very good. 12 mo in original red (variant) cloth with illustrations (including frontispiece) from drawings by Grant MacDonald. Scarce in the first printing. First printing of the second book by celebrated Canadian author and critic, Robertson Davies. Canadian Author . .

      [Bookseller: Aquila Books]
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        Production: America's Answer!

      n.p.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1942. (POSTER) 1942 issue. 29 3/4 x 40 1/4 in. . Sharp vertical and horizontal folds (issued folded), with some tears at joints, small chip at bottom margin. Carlu 49; Word & Image p. 93; Modern American 45; 20th Century p. 171; Modern Poster 197 . Carlu's masterpiece and the greatest American poster produced during WWII. Designed and issued in 1941, six months before the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the U.S. Government re-issued this poster on a larger scale a year later when the war machine was heavily reliant on the mighty output from American factories. It won a New York Art Directors medal as well as being voted poster of the year. Aside from the date, the only difference between the 1941 printing and the 1942 printing appears to be that the latter was always folded for distribution

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        SVENSKA FLOTTANS HISTORIA 1-3. ÖRLOGSFLOTTAN I ORD OCH BILD FRÅN DESS GRUNDLÄGGNING UNDER GUSTAV VASA FRAM TILL VÅRA DAGAR.

      Allhem 1942-45, bibliofilupplagan, 535 + 562 + 676s rikt illustrerad med planscher delvis utvikbara och i färg med porträtt, fartyg, konstruktionsritningar, stadsvyer och -planer, faksimildokument, tabeller mm samt talrika textbilder. Förlagets blå marokängband med fyra höjda bind, förgyllda ryggtitlar, pärmvinjetter och pärmspegelramar, helt guldsnitt, marmorerade försätts; en fin svit med endast några obetydliga spår av nötning. 3 volymer, ett separat registerband som utkom senare saknas här.. Bibliofilupplagans nr 134 av 300 ex utgivna för namngivna ägare. Del 1: 1521-1679, del 2: 1680-1814, del 3: 1815-1945. I redaktionen dessutom: Fabian Tamm, Gunnar Unger, Otto Broman, Carl Ekman, G Halldin, Arne Forssell, Bror Olsson, Olof Traung, Helge Strömbäck, Yngve Ekstrand, A G Mörner, A Wachtmeister, Sigurd Erixon och Einar Wendt

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        The Speeches of Adolf Hitler April 1922–August 1939

      London: Oxford University Press,, 1942. An English Translation of Representative Passages arranged under Subjects and Edited by Norman H. Baynes. 2 volumes, octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spines gilt, top edge dark blue. With the dust jackets. Volume II with mild mottling to front board and very light dampstains to the top of rear board and top margin of pp.1943-80, rear board slightly bowed. An excellent set in bright, price-clipped jackets with a couple of short closed tears to rear panel of Volume II. First edition, first impression. Professor Baynes was a recently retired professor of Byzantine studies at University College who spent the war years working in the foreign research and press service: "From 1939 to 1945 he used his historical training in the field of modern German history and produced two large, fully annotated volumes of Hitler's pre-war speeches (1942). The depth of his involvement in the national struggle was demonstrated by his choice of subject for his Romanes lecture in Oxford in June 1942: 'Intellectual liberty and totalitarian claims'; its delivery was said to have been a brilliant caricature of the oratory of the Führer on whose speeches he had been working" (ODNB). Distinctly uncommon, particularly in jackets.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Sitzende. Radierung. Unten rechts in Bleistift signiert.

      . 17,4 : 12,2 auf leichtem Bütten 33,2 : 23,4 cm.. Naef 67 mit Abb. - Bei der Vereinigung der Kunstfreunde ARTA in Zürich, 1942 in 100 numerierten Exemplaren erschienen (dieses ohne Nummer). - Im weissen Rand kleine Farbflecken (vom Drucker), in der Darstellung minimal stockfleckig.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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        Ballistik *With German Swastika Ink Stamp Atop Front Board*

      Walter De Gruyter & Co., Berlin, Germany, 1942, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Zweite Auflage (Second Edition)Size: 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall, 267 pages. Index. Text in German. An advanced treatise on ballistics from the second world war era. This copy highly noteworthy for its apparent provenance from the wartime library of a technical institute in Stuttgart as evinced by identical black inkstamps in the upper right corner of the front board, front free endpaper and title pages respectively. This circular stamp depicts an eagle, wings spread, atop a swastika. Around the stamp is lettering which appears to be the name of a technical institute in Stuttgart. A four-digit handwritten book number appears atop each stamp and at foot of backstrip. The swastika portion of the stamp on front endpaper and title page has been neatly covered over in black marker. No other markings. Light external wear to beige boards. Crease to lower corner of front free endpaper and first several pages. Binding sound. It is left to our imaginations to wonder how many German trainers and students learned from this book, and the impact they had on hostilities with the Allies. Author was a prominent mathematician and member of the Nazi party. A quality copy of this important historical item, Former Library Copy

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        No Orchids for Miss Blandish (First Edition)

      New York: Howell Soskin, 1942. First American Edition. Basis for two films: the first a notoriously violent (but faithful) British adaptation in 1948 starring Linden Travers and Jack La Rue; the second version, "The Grissom Gang," was made in 1971, directed by Robert Aldrich and starring Kim Darby, Scott Wilson and Tony Musante. Chase's second book and first hardcover, a high spot of hard-boiled crime fiction. Near Fine in a strong Very Good plus dust jacket. Jacket is quite bright and colorful, with none of the usual fading to the red portion of the spine, only a couple of nicks and rubbing to extremities.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        Fortunes

      Gallimard 1942 - - Gallimard, Paris 1942, 12x19cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Reliure en demi maroquin vieux rouge, dos à cinq nerfs, date en queue, plats de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos conservés, tête dorée, reliure signée de Goy & Vilaine. Rare envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Hélène Weïand: "Avec toute l'affection de Robert et de Youki.". Bel exemplaire agréablement établi. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        My Uncle Dudley

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company. (1942). First. First edition. Fine in an attractive, near fine, price-clipped dustwrapper with slight nicking at the crown. A pleasing copy of the author's elusive first book. Morris traveled cross-country by car several times in the 1920s and '30s, experiences which inspired this humorous novel of eight men and a boy who ride east from Los Angeles with no money and no certain purpose. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Autograph Letter Signed, with original unsigned 12mo photograph, 4to, New York, Aug. 28, 1942

      - He thanks his correspondent for the photo. "I shall keep it for my private album - Well it looks as if we will have the World's Series right here again. Do hope I can be near enough to see one or two games." He signs, "'Copesetically' Bill Robinson." Framed with the referenced photo showing Robinson in a baseball team's dugout. Also with printed personalized envelope. A scarce and fine. Robinson was a baseball fan, co-founder of the New York Black Yankees ball team in 1936 which belonged to the Negro National League. It wasn't until 1948, that Major League Baseball was desegregated. The dugout shown in the photo may be that of the Black Yankees.

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        Sound Military Decision

      Newport, R.I.: U.S. Naval War College 1942 - xliii, 243 p. ; 22 cm. Restricted, Copy No. 794. March 1942 printing by Edward C. Kalbfus. Green boards. Spiral bound. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages with minimal tanning. Red pencil under Restricted on front wrap. A rare original copy of the famous Naval Green Book. Admiral Edward Clifford Kalbfus (November 24, 1877 ? September 6, 1954), nicknamed "Old Dutch",[1] was a four-star admiral in the United States Navy who was commander of the Battle Force of the United States Fleet from 1938 to 1939 and President of the Naval War College from 1934 to 1936 and 1939 to 1942. Kalbfus was dissatisfied with the existing guide to naval planning, perceiving a widespread indifference towards the fundamentals of naval warfare; according to Kalbfus, "At the time. it was not generally accepted by the Navy that their business was to fight although, of course, if confronted with this question, they would have agreed that that is what they were hired for. But, within the range of my own observation, both ashore and afloat, I saw that the keeping of office hours and the performance of sundry routine tasks were more in order than an intensive study of the Navy's real business." He decided to replace it by writing a book-length treatment of the precepts of logical thinking that could be applied to every military situation. In Kalbfus' formulation, naval planning should be guided by "the fundamental principle for the attainment of an end," a three-part formula that evaluated the suitability, feasibility, and acceptability of a plan by asking whether the proposed course of action would accomplish the mission, whether the mission could be accomplished using the available resources, and whether the cost would be worth the price. The first draft was circulated among the staff and students for review. Many staff members were dissatisfied with the new text, including Captain Raymond A. Spruance, who objected to Kalbfus' rejection of existing doctrine and to his cumbersome writing style. After assimilating all of the comments, Kalbfus submitted the book for publication under the title Sound Military Decision. before departing the college on December 15, 1936 to assume a fleet command. However, his immediate successor, Rear Admiral Charles P. Snyder, spent a year reviewing the manuscript, then rewrote several chapters for clarity and published this revised edition in May 1938. Outraged at Snyder's tampering, Kalbfus requested a return to the Naval War College in order to finish the book himself, finally publishing his version of Sound Military Decision in March 1942. In 1944, Admiral Ernest J. King enshrined its methodology in naval regulations as COMINCH P-1: "Naval Directives and the Order Form," although it fell from favor after the war. In 1984, the official historians of the Naval War College would write, "Many believe it was and still is the most valuable contribution to military thought made at the Naval War College in the past century.Kalbfus' Sound Military Decision was the most important expression of the college's philosophy, embodying both the focus and understanding expressed in college classrooms throughout the interwar period." [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        JIM'S BOOK A COLLECTION OF POEMS AND SHORT STORIES

      New York: Privately Printed, 1942.. Large octavo. Cloth and boards, lettered in gilt. Fine in modestly tanned and slightly frayed glassine wrapper. First edition of the poet's first book, privately printed by his father for presentation. At the time, Merrill was sixteen, and enrolled at Lawrenceville School. Though the exact number of copies printed has long been a subject of speculation, the bibliographers hypothesize that the edition consisted of "about 200 copies." HAGSTROM & BIXBY A1a.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Jose Clemente Orozco. Forma e Idea.

      Mexico City: Porrua, 1942 - First edition of the first comprehensive monograph on Orozco. Limited to 2025 numbered copies. This copy is SIGNED IN INK BY OROZCO ON THE HALF-TITLE. 183 pp plus 209 full-page plates printed on coated paper. Large 4to. Publisher's cloth. Some wear to extremities, with a piece of cloth missing from tail of spine. INTERNALLY FINE AND BRIGHT. Copies of this book--or of ANY book--signed by Orozco are extremely rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cole & Contreras / Sylvan Cole Gallery]
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        General Ernst-Eberhard Hell World War II Diary RUSSIA January and February of 1942 with many photos

      1942. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine. 13cm x 16.5cm, hard cover album, 34pp of some manuscript and 45 B&W photos (7.5cm x 5cm) affixed inside diary book and 7 B&W photos (8.5cm x 12cm) also mounted inside towards the back. to paper outside diary - 52 photos inside diary. Four later photos and a post card are loose at the back of the diary of one of the places 20 years later.RUSSIA diary with photos of General Ernst-Eberhard Hell factually written about his World War II military posting. This album features maps and photographs with accompanying captions and texts and is devoted to a period spent in the Eastern Front theatre in 1941-42. From the vocabulary and tone of these materials, it is clear that they are intended as personal records or mementos rather than official military memoirs. However, what makes these diaries of greater interest is the combination of the written personal reflections combined with the personal photos visually telling his war memoirs. Insightful personal memoirs and eye-witness accounts from his perspective, later written (we believe the diaries were written and put together by General Hell after he returned from Russian captivity of10 years, as he lived for almost 20 years after his release) of a highly decorated German General. The text is very neat and tidy as are the pasted-in photos which are unusual and appealing. Written in German with English translation available. Fine condition. Ernst-Eberhard Hell was a German general who held several divisional commands and was later elevated to Corps level during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership. Ernst-Eberhard Hell was captured by Soviet troops in August 1944 during the Jassy-Kishinev Offensive (August 1944) and was held until 1955. Awards and decorations, Iron Cross (1914), 2nd Class (11 September 1914), 1st Class (14 August 1916), Eiserner Halbmond, Cross of Honor in 1934, Iron Cross (1939), 2nd Class (12 May 1940), 1st Class (17 May 1940), Eastern Front Medal, German Cross in Gold (14 June 1942), Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, Knight's Cross on 1 February 1943 as General der Artillerie and commander of VII. Armeekorps, 400th Oak Leaves on 4 June 1944 as General der Artillerie and commander of VII. Armeekorps, Mentioned in the Wehrmachtbericht (12 March 1944) quoted from Wikipedia RUSSIA DIARY & PHOTOS SUMMARY:The Russian album focuses on the situation of General Hell's unit in January and February 1942, when his Seventh Army Corps was part of a strategic withdrawal following the stalled German assault on Moscow. General Hell gives this record the title "With the Seventh Army Corps in the East in the Time of the Most Severe Frost (January and February) 1942."There are more extensive textual passages here than in the French album, with several handwritten pages devoted to descriptions of troop placements, battle manoeuvres, the impact of winter on the campaign, and conditions at the Front. There are no photographs of actual combat, though troops are shown shortly after fighting near Wassilki; however two pictures (3630_26_LR) of so-called "destructive work" under way at the Russian village of Korawino are evidence of the German scorched-earth policy.With respect to places named, the following specific Russian locations are cited: Waschki (3630_14_LR); Wassilki (3630_21); Korowino (3630_25 and 26); Protwa (3630_26); and Fedjuschkino (3630_27). There is also mention of "Schanja" on page (3630_26), but this is used in the combination "Schanja-Stellung" ("Schanja-position" or placement), so that this may be a Russian term adopted by German troops rather than a place name.A number of other place names are provided on the maps (3630_13) and (3630_19_LR), and can be readily interpreted since they are written in Roman script.

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        Poo-Poo and the Dragons

      Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1942. (Aug 1942). Pictorial green cloth in color pictorial dust jacket which is age-toned and lightly chipped at spine ends, price intact (1.75). A story told by Forester to his young son at dinner time as a way to get the child to eat because he was heart-sick for his absent mother. The story is about a little boy who finds a dragon and brings him home. Robert Lawson created great b&w pictures for the tale, appearing as full page as well has textual and chapter heads. This was Forester's first book for children and it is very difficult to find in the first edition; desirable both for the text as well as Lawson's artwork.. Stated First Edition (American). Pictorial Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Robert Lawson. 8vo.

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        The High Window

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1942. First edition. about Fine/Near Fine. A just about Fine copy of the book with a slightly dusty top-edge, in a Near Fine dust jacket. Jacket with two small chips at the crown, gently toned spine and minor rubbing at the extremities, but on the whole presentable. This 1942 work by the famous detective novelist follows Chandler's most iconic character - Philip Marlowe - as he is hired by a wealthy client to recover a valuable gold coin. After "The High Window," though Chandler would continue to write novels he focused more on screenplay writing, including "The Blue Dahlia" and "Double Indemnity." "Raymond Chandler has given us a detective who is hard boiled enough to be convincing without being disgustingly tough and that is no mean achievement..." (Contemporary New York Times review). about Fine in Near Fine. dust jacket.

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        Archiv für Buchbinderei / Zeitschrift für Einbandkunst und Einbandforschung XLII.Jahrgang 1942

      Halle / Saale, Verlag Wilhelm Knapp, 1942.. . Vollständige Ausgabe, geheftet auf drei Bünde, ohne Einband, im Format 21 x 28,6 cm. 96 Seiten, mit mehreren Zeichnungen im Text und vielen Foto-Abbildungen auf Kunstdruckpapier, u.a.: kunstgewerbliche Arbeiten aus der Meisterschule des deutschen Handwerks in Hannover (Fachlehrer: Studienrat Heinrich Engel: Staatsgeschenk an den japanischen Botschafters Oshima, Staatsgeschenk an den Führer (Ganzleder-Urkundenrolle), Geschenk des Stabschefs der SA Viktor Lutze an den Führer, Reisechronik in Krokodilleder), der Kunsthandwerkerschule der Stadt Leipzig (Abteilung Papierverarbeitung), der Meisterschule für das Deutsche Handwerk Offenbach a.M.(für Adolf Hitler: Urkundenrolle mit Schutzkssette, Entwurf und Ausführung: Fachlehrer O.Fratzscher) und der Meisterschule Breslau / Einbände mit NS-Emblemen / Arbeiten aus der Fachschule von Otto Dorfner-Weimar (Kassette für den Führer und Reichskanzler Adolf Hitler, vom Reichsstatthalter und Gauleiter von Thüringen zum 20.4.1938 überreicht / Ehrengabe an den Reichskanzler und Führer Adolf Hitler zu Mozart-Feier in Wien: Partituren und Werke von Mozart in blaues Saffian-Leder gebunden. Handvergoldung, Kassetten mit Leder eingefasst und mit Pergament bezogen / Wappenurkunde vom Landkreis Weimar, auf Kalbspergament handgeschrieben / Chronik der NS.-Frauenschaft Gau Thüringen: braunrotes Maroquinleder, Kopfgoldschnitt, Blinddruck und Handvergoldung, Schließen und Beschläge Messing vergoldet, Spiegel Kalbspergament, fliegendes Blatt braunes Romabütten / Leni Riefenstahl, "Schönheit im olympischen Kampf", Einband in echtem Kalbspergament mit Handvergoldung / Chronik der Familie Ströher / Gastbuch / Gästebuch Hotel "Haus Elefant" Weimar / Goldenes Buch der Stadt Blankenhain / "Weimarer Blätter", zur Woche des deutschen Buches in Weimar 1937 / Goldenes Buch der Stadt Altenburg / Urkunde "Kreise, Städte Gemeinden Gau Thüringen": Urkundenmappe in Ganzleder, Urkunde auf Kalbspergament handgeschrieben und mit Seidenschnur eingeheftet / Fotoalbum "Thüringen" / Gastbuch Burggasthof Katzenstein / "Ehrenband Thüringer Bauerngeschlechter" (Ganzlederbände in feinster Ausführung) / Gästebuch "Gast- und Raststätte Paradies zu Jena" / "Chronik Reichsarbeitsdienst" / "Chronik der NS.-Ordensburg Sonthofen" / Goldenes Buch der Stadt Saalfeld / Schweinsleder-Kassette "Ehrengabe zur Woche des deutschen Buches 1937 für Reichsminister Dr.Goebbels" / Buch der Stadt Rostock / Ehrenbürgerurkunde / Gästebuch - alles Ganzlederbände in allerfeinster Ausführung, Fotos: U. Braune/Weimar) / Schülerarbeiten aus der Fachschule Professor Otto Dorfner / Weimar, z.B.: Pergamentband von Erwin Barin/Stambul / Maroquin-Lederband von Fachschüler F.Streib (MöhringenStuttgart) / "Erbhofbuch" in Kalbspergament, von Fachschüler W.Fischer, Ottersberg (Pfalz) - Urkundenrolle / Pergament-Schreibmappen mit Bronzeplaketten / Gästebuch der Stadt Saarlautern (Saarlouis) / Arbeiten der Kölner Werkschulen (Fachlehrer: Fritz Rabe) / Bucheinbände von Rudolf Hanf/Chemnitz, Oslar Blenkner (Emmendingen), Viktor König (Bielitz), Otto Wagner (Kamp-Lintfort), Adolf Paolucci und Hugo F.Wagner von der Meisterschule Breslau / Goldenes Buch der Stadt Litzmannstadt (Entwurf und Ausführung: S.Wagner) / Ledereinband als Geschenk für König Michael von Rumänien / Prachteinbände von Adolf Hitler "Mein Kampf" / - Aus dem Inhalt: Robert Abel: Klebstoffe, ihre Merkmale und Unterschiede / Zur Klebetechnik des Praktikers - G.A.E.Bogeng: Der Buchbinder und die Bücherei / Buchbinderstempel / Die Einbeziehung des Vorsatzes in den Einbandschmuck / Über den Phantasieeinband / Werkstofffragen - Otto Dorfner: Buch und Bucheinband / Die Buchschließe - Heinrich Endres: Zum Einband des Viktor-Codex in der Landesbibliothek zu Fulda - Konrad Haebler: Meine Beschäftigung mit dem Bucheinband - Fritz Hansen: Vom alten Handwerkszeug des Buchbinders - Hellmuth Hellwig: Professor-Wilhelm-Nauhaus-Ausstellung in Berlin / Karl Wilhelm Vogt, Königlicher Hofbuchbinder in Berlin. Ein Beitrag zur Einbandgeschichte des 19. Jahrhunderts - Max Joseph Husung: Programmatisches und Kritisches zu einem Atlas bzw. Korpus der Lederschnitteinbände des Mittelalters / Heinrich Schreiber (Nachruf) - Heinrich Lüers: Leder / Pergament - Adolf Rhein: Alte Heftungen in Pergamentumschlägen / Kapitalbünde -Ilse Schunke: Der Dürerbuch-Meister / Jakob Krause in Augsburg - Charlotte Steinbrucker: Alte bulgarische Bucheinbände - Umschau und neue Nachrichten: Ausstellung von 15.000 Bänden italienischen Schrifttums in Berlin - Ausstellung der Ortsabteilung Berlin des Graphischen Bundes in Berlin - Berufsbildungsplan für den Lehrberuf Buchbinder - G.A.E. Bogeng: Heinrich Lüers, Das Fachwissen des Buchbinders / Max Schweidler, Sammeln und sichten, eine praktische Graphikkunde - 30 Jahre Buchbinderfachschule in Breslau - Dr.Kn.: Wanderungen mit Goethe, ein Volksbuch von R.Haupt - 25 jähriges Jubiläum des Deutschen Ledermuseums - Ratschläge für Fleckenbeseitigung bei Büchern - Sonderkursus zur Meisterprüfung der Höheren Fachschule für das graphische Gewerbe Stuttgart - Dr. Max Thiele: Max Joseph Husung zum 60.Geburtstage - Verzeichnis der Abbildungen - Kriegsdruck, Erstausgabe, EA, erste Auflage in guter Erhaltung, Buchblock unbeschnitten; weitere Fotos s.Nr.17844!

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        Heath Robinson At War

      London: Methuen & Co., 1942. 48 pages. Illustrated throughout with Heath Robinson's fantastic machines and gadgets. Some signs of use with creased corners in a battered dust wrapper. AUTHORS SIGNED COPY " with best wishes for the day when Heath Robinson is at Peace W. Heath Robinson 1943." TWO AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED LETTERS BY W. HEATH ROBINSON, also 3 letters from Mary H. Robinson, and 2 from Quentin Robinson. All contained in a beautiful custom made half tan morocco book box. AN IMPORTANT ASSOCIATION COPY. Second Edition. Fair. 4to.. Book.

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        Nat Fleischer's All-Time Ring Record Book 1941 Edition

      (The O'Brien Suburban Press), (Norwalk CT) 1942 - First edition. Wrappers, bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering, as issued. Corners and boards rubbed and modestly worn, a very good copy, internally fine. The first edition was 1000 copies in wrappers, an informed party tell us that Fleischer had a few copies bound up for presentations and gifts. Fleischer attempted to capitalize on the quick sale of the 1941 edition by offering this very slightly amended edition during the first few weeks of 1942. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Black Orchids: A Nero Wolfe Double Mystery

      New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc.. 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. 271pp. Brown cloth stamped in black on the front and the spine. A bright and clean near fine copy with two long, closed tears (one to contents page and one to page 3) in near fine dustjacket with very mild wear to the spine panel and the upper edge of the front panel and a tiny, closed tear to the upper edge of the rear panel.; Octavo .

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        THE DEATH OF THE MOTH. And other Essays.

      The Hogarth Press, London.,1942 - FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (8.8 x 5.7 inches). A few small light spots to the fore edge otherwise a fine, clean copy finely bound in recent full dark blue morocco, raised bands, gilt rules, lettering and decorations. Single gilt ruled border on boards. Top edge gilt. A Lovely copy. : [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster. - ABA & PBFA Member.]
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        Patagonie

      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?. 

      [Bookseller: Elena Gallego - Arte y Grafía.com]
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        MONUMENTA A CHARTOGRAPHICA INDIANA

      Madrid: Publicación De La Sección De Relaciones Culturales Del Ministerio De Asuntos Exteriores, 1942. paper-covered boards, cloth hinges, two paper cover labels with text loosely inserted as issued. folio. paper-covered boards, cloth hinges, two paper cover labels with text loosely inserted as issued. (viii), xxxvi, 100, (xiii), xii, (iv), pages, 127 plates. Limited to 500 copies. Text in Spanish. Collection of maps and charts exploring the history of the mapping of the southern areas of South America from the 16th to the 19th centuries. With a prologue, introduction, vocabulary, list of maps, charts and plans of the region, an index of the atlas and 127 black-and-white and color plates. The cloth spine on the portfolio is loose at the head, and wrinkled at the front fore-edge. The boards on the portfolio are rubbed and show wear at the extremities and the corners. The interior leaves of text are mostly uncut and show some foxing and soiling.

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