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        Gentle Caesar

      Macmillan, London,, 1942. A Play in Three Acts. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine lightly rolled but an excellent copy in the rather tanned dust jacket with a small white mark to the front panel. First Edition First Impression. Signed by both authors on the front free endpaper. Laid into this copy is a 2-page ALs from Sitwell on his Whistler-designed Renishaw Hall headed paper to "James". In it he mentions Edith Oliver, Rex Whistler and sends best wishes from Edith. There is a reference to a play or film he "looks forward to seeing", though the hand is hard to decipher. Quite a scarce book signed and in this condition.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Playscript]: Strip for Action

      Rialto Mimeographing and Typing Service Bureau, New York 1942 - Mimeographed sheets bradbound in Rialto wrappers. Title page rubberstamped: "Confidential Copy," and apparently they meant it, because below that it is stamped: "No Kidding." Some modest wear to the wrappers, still a nice, very good example. A wartime screwball comedy about a burlesque troupe's invasion of an Army base intending to raise the spirits of the soldiers. The play originally appeared in 1942 and ran for 110 performances, featuring a large cast that included Keenan Wynn and Jack Albertson. By the playwrights who collaborated on *Arsenic and Old Lace* and *Life With Father*. Scarce. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Invent for Victory [poster]

      Washington, DC: National Inventors Council, Department of Commerce, [1942]. Poster Poster. Near Fine. Roughly 20.25 by 27.75 inches. Offset lithographed poster. Text reads: Invent for Victory. All Americans who have an invention or an idea which might be useful to their country are urged to send it immediately to National Inventors Council, Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C.' The poster depicts a ship, a jeep, artillery pieces, a tank, and airplanes on the right-hand side and an easel with a drawing of a tank on the left. A well-known and widely-reproduced poster from the Second World War. Originals, however, are rather uncommon. The artist, Elmo White, was a career artist for the federal government. He began work at the Government Printing Office early in the war and spent most of his later career with the US Department of Agriculture. A few small surface nicks in the upper left (not affecting the image), one old center fold; mounted on linen. A very nice example.

      [Bookseller: Eureka Books, ABAA]
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        DEATH AND THE DANCING FOOTMAN

      London: Collins, The Crime Club. 1942. First edition, first printing. Original orange cloth with black titles. A near fine copy complete with original price-clipped dustwrapper. The dustwrapper shows as a fine example due to superb professional restoration to some light chipping to the extremities. A very nice copy of this scarce 'thick' Collins Crime Club title. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        HACIA ALLÁ Y PARA ACÁ . Una Estada Entre Los Indios Mocobíes , 1749 - 1769 .-

      UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE TUCUMAN - en colaboración con la Institución Cultural Argentino - Germana .- Imprenta " Coni " .-, Tucuman . Buenos Aires 1942 - 3 PARTES EN 4 TOMOS .- TOMO I : ( XXV ) , 174 páginas .- TOMO II , ( XII ) , 322 páginas.- TOMO III , ( XVIII ) , 150 páginas , TOMO III 2nda parte ( 1944 ) ,de la página 151 a página 445.- Completo con láminas y mapas .- Medio cuero azul oscuro , lomo con nervios .-Muy buen estado .- Size: Grand In8vo ( 19cms X24 , 5 Cms ) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Secret Life of Salvador Dali

      The Dial Press, New York 1942 - 4to. Later printing. INSCRIBED by Dali to Baroness Van Zuylen with original drawing by Dali. Boards slightly shaken and very slightly leaning. Toning and wear to spine label. Minor bumping to spine ends with some fraying. Light wear to fore-corners. Light age toning to edges of leaves. VG. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Strand Book Store, ABAA]
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        Porcelain insulation piece and barbed wire bracket from the electric fence system encircling Stalag Luft III ? ?The Great Escape? POW camp

      From the electric fence system encircling Stalag Luft III:(1) Enamel porcelain insulation piece, 2.5? diameter, enamel chipped. Underside damaged. Good condition.(2) Curved metal barbed wire bracket, 21? x 0.75?. Fine patina. Good condition.Stalag Luft III POW camp was situated in Sagan, 100 miles southeast of Berlin, now called Zagan, in Upper Silesia, Poland. All the prisoners of war were flying officers of the British Royal Air Force and Fleet Air Arm and American U.S. Army Air Force. The first camp compound opened in March 1942, followed by other compounds in 1943 and 1944. It held about 10,000 officers. Stalag Luft III was immortalized in the 1963 motion picture, ?The Great Escape,? starring Steve McQueen. On the night of March 24-25, 1944, 76 of the 600 prisoners involved in the plan escaped through tunnels they had dug before German guards spotted them. The escape from the camp was the single greatest freedom attempt by POWs in World War II. Of the 76 who tried to escape, 50 were recaptured and executed by the Gestapo on Hitler?s orders, three successfully escaped, and the rest were returned to Stalag Luft III.Closed at the end of January 1945 as the Russians advanced through Poland, the camp was bulldozed completely by the middle of 1946. Polish souvenir hunters began unearthing pieces for the British market from the mid 1950s. These pieces were purchased from a British source in the 1970s and sold to University Archives by the British auction house, Bonhams.

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Money in the Bank

      New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company,, 1942. Octavo. Original burgundy boards, titles to spine in black, pictorial decoration to spine and front board in black. With the dust jacket. A bright copy in the dust jacket with mild wear to front flap fold and front spine edge. A very good copy. First edition, first printing. precedes the UK edition by 4 years.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Put Out More Flags

      London; Chapman & Hall; 1942; - 1st ed; Book is VG+with slight rippling to ffep and faint impression of previous owner name in a VG+ dust jacket with slight fading of the orange on spine , evidence of repair to a two inch;closed tear on lower rear panel and light soiling and wear. A bright, attractive copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Walt Barrie Rare Books]
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        Work Suspended

      London: Chapman & Hall Ltd,, 1942. Two Chapters of an Unfinished Novel. Octavo. Original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine cracked but holding, internally fine; an excellent copy in the jacket with toned spine and minor loss to heads of spine. First edition, first impression. One of 500 copies printed.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Arabia and the Far East. Their commercial and cultural relations in Graeco-Roman and Irano-Arabian times.

      Cairo, Institut français d'archeologie, 1942. - 4to. XXIX, 319 pp. With 12 folding maps printed with additional colours. Uncut. Modern half calf with giltstamped title to gilted spine with raised bands. With the original stiff wrappers bound in. First edition. Revised and enlarged edition of the Huzayyin's thesis "The Arabian East and the Far East" (Liverpool, 1933). - Excellent copy. Macro 1244. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat INLIBRIS Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        THE D.A. COOKS A GOOSE.

      New York: William Morrow & Co., 1942. - First edition. Fine in dust jacket with light wear to corners and evenly sunned on the spine. A car crash! A hidden fortune! A forged will with plenty of relatives hungry for money! These are just some of the surprises that D.A. Doug Selby runs into when he begins to solve the brutal murder of a beautiful heiress. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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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 . Catalogs: military: aviation.

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        on Learning Golf

      John Lane 1942 - Signed and inscribed by the author Percy Boomer. .This is the almost impossible to find 1st edition limited to 500 copies, maybe due to the war! One of only three titles printed in the Library of golf for 1942. well worn edges. for detailed description and photos please contact us. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Chemin dans les vignes. Original Bleistift-Zeichnung.

      1942 - 1942. Bildgrösse: 25x32 cm. Unten rechts signiert, links bezeichnet. Rückeseitig hs. signiert u. bezeichnet. In Glasrahmen 40x48 cm. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        There is a Happy Land (inscribed by Bezzerides)

      Henry Holt 1942 - Inscribed by Bezzerides on the prelims: "This is for Helen Falinger, and I hope she finds it as good as her taste. A. I. Bezzerides, 11-16-'44, Burbank" Mildly toned texblock; else clean, tight, square an unmarked. On the jacket verso is heavy craft paper reinforcement along top and bottom edges, and tape mends of two long close tears on spine. The jacket has light edgwear and slight loss on spine ends else intact. Presents well overall. Second of three novels by Bezzerides, published between Long Haul and Thieves Market, an optimistic story of migrant workers set in California's central valley. The inscribee worked for Warner Brothers Studios, where Bezzerides wrote a number so screenplays, including They Drive By Night, the screen adaptation of Long Haul. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Happy Times in Norway

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1942. First. First edition (Undset spent WWII in America). Translated by Joran Birkeland. About fine in a price-clipped, good but presentable dustwrapper with some chips and internal repairs. Signed by the Nobel Prize-winning author. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        [High School Yearbook]: Chieftain 1942

      West Los Angeles: University High School. 1942. First. First and only edition. Folio. Scattered very light foxing, a very good plus copy. Marilyn Monroe, here as Norma Baker, is depicted with a small, individual picture in the sophomore class. The picture is the first image of Monroe to be published in a book. In addition, the actress did not finish high school and this is the ONLY portrait photo of her to appear in a high school yearbook. American Book Prices Current lists no auction records for this book, and we have seen only one other copy offered in the book trade. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Little House

      Houghton Mifflin 1942 - First Printing. Decorative green cloth with pictorial end papers. Bookplate on front end paper reverse, else Fine -- tight, bright and unmarked. Un-clipped ($1.75) jacket has a few small tears (one tape repaired from the inside), creases, edge scuffs + chipped spine tips -- Overall in great condition for this hard-to-find Caldecott Medal winner -- no medal on jacket. Nice! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Picture Book Cottage]
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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, ca. 1942] - 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 (FAULKNER, WILLIAM) 11-1/2 x 11 in. Pen and ink on artist's board, signed lower left, docketed on rear. Matted, with clippings from The Saturday Evening Post affixed to mat. Petersen B64a; Brodsky & Hamlin 554 (for Saturday Evening Post appearance) [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Die Kriegsmarine. Raumbildalbum mit 98 von 100 Raumbildern und Brille. Bild 3 und 96 fehlen !

      München, Raumbild-Verlag Otto Schönstein, 1942.. . 4°, 84 Seiten mit zahlreichen farbigen ganzseitigen Bildtafeln und 98 von 100 Raumbildern so wie Brille in betitelten Original-Pappband dieser fleckig und best., Rücken einger. sonst guter Zustand, Bild 3 und 96 fehlen ! - 1942. z448

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        Die Kriegsmarine,

      . München, Verlag Schönstein, 1942, Hartkartoneinband, 100 Bilder, mit Brille, Rücken mit zwei kleinen reparierten Beschädigungen, Zustand 2- (P127).

      [Bookseller: Helmut Weitze Militärische Antiquitäten ]
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        THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1942. Hardcover. Slight spotting to pastedowns; spine of the book is darkened, though not as much as is typical for this title. Near Fine in a Very Good slipase with a split at the bottom edge. Thomas Hart Benton. Octavo (6" x 9-1/2") bound in full butternut cloth with paper spine label. Edited with an introduction by Bernard De Voto who restores the chapter Clemens ripped out of the manuscript and inserted into LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI. Designed by C. P. Rollins and illustrated with line and wash drawings by Thomas Hart Benton. Copy #460 of 1500 SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Refuges

      First edition, one of 30 numbered copies on pure wire, the only major papers. Small and slight trace of sunshine minor head and foot of the back, nice copy. Emile-Paul frères Paris 1942 12,5x19cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Le parti pris des choses

      First edition printed in 1350 copies châtaignier.Exceptionnel and valuable autograph dedication signed by the author René Leynaud "... poet and younger brother in arms purer than me with shame, but resolutely / Francis Ponge /.. Lyon, 28 October 1942 ".Two tiny tears in the top and bottom of the back, a little further ahead of the half-title page on which appears the envoi.Unique copy of a moving source. Gallimard Paris 1942 14x19,5cm broché

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        Aminadab

      First edition, one copy of the service presse.Reliure 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 specimen perfectly established a moving source. Gallimard Paris 1942 14x20,5cm relié

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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

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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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.

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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]

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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

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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]

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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.

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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]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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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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