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        Eglogues. Hésiode. Théocrite. Virgile. Tibulle. Longus. Ronsard. Chénier. De Guérin. Jammes. Ramuz. (20) Lithographies originales de Maurice Barraud.

      André Gonin,, Lausanne, 1942 - Lausanne, André Gonin, 1942. 33,5x25 cm. 1 Bl., 154 S., 4 Bl. Lose Bogen in OBr.-Decke in OHLn.-Decke mit 2 Schliessbändern. =Deuxième volume de la collection André Gonin. - Eines von 126 Exemplaren auf Vélin (GA 220 Ex.), von Barraud und Gonin im Kolophon handschriftlich signiert. - (HLn.-Decke am Rücken schwach stockfleckig, sonst schön u. sauber). Lose Bogen in OBr.-Decke in OHLn.-Decke mit 2 Schliessbändern. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        LES HUMANITES, CLASSES DE LETTRES, 1925-1942, 114 FASCICULES ET 2 VOLUMES (INCOMPLET), REVUE D'ENSEIGNEMENT SECONDAIRE ET D'EDUCATION

      Librairie Hatier 1942 - RO40193220: 114 numéros et 2 volumes reliés (recueils). Numéros manquants: n° 7-11 1925, n° 15-22, 1926, n° 36, 38, 44 1928, n° 55-56, 58-59, 63-64 1930, n° 65, 68, 71 1931, n° 78-79, 84 1932, n° 88-90, 94 1933, n° 95 1934, n° 107 1935, n° 116, 118, 121 1936, n° 130 1937, n° 152-154 1939, n° 157, 161 1940. Etiquettes de code sur les dos des volumes reliés. Tampons et annotations de bibliothèque sur les 1ers plats et en 1res pages. Du n° 6, 2e année, fév. 1925, au n° 178-181, 18e année, avril-juillet 1942. Sommaire du n° 6, fév. 1925: Langue grecque, Version, Eloge des Athéniens qui ont combattu contre les Perses, Isocrate, Exercices, par Ch. Georgin. Langue latine, Textes et versions, Le Camp de Boulogne de César, Par henry Berthaut. Langue française, Sujets de composition française sur les genres littéraires, Ch.-M. des Granges. Langue italienne, Version et thème, par J. Marichy. Langue anglaise, Lecture expliquée, 'Enoch Arden', par M. Latappy. Mathématiques, Exercices de Trigonométrie, C. Rousier. L'exposition Ronsard à la B.N., Roman d'Amat. Le Mois pédagogique. Sommaire du n° 178-181, avril-juillet 1942: Action morale, H. Mirabel. Dissertation philosophique, Le problème de la reconnaissance du souvenir, E. Rayot. langue grecque, Version, Phèdre, par J. Guillon. Langue latine, Version, Tite-Live, par A. Fouilhé. Littérature française, L'Epopée, la Tragédie, La Comédie, Le Lyrisme, par Ch.-. des Granges. Compositions françaises. Langues allemande, anglaise, etc. In-8 Broché. Bon état. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 370-Education [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        SULLIVAN'S TRAVELS (1942)

      Paramount 1942 - Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, USA. Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest, Franklin Pangborn, Porter Hall, dir: Preston Sturges; Paramount. One of Hollywood's top classic films and considered to be one of the best films ever about America. Though certainly a film which was a huge gamble during the days of the slick Hollywood studio system, the system sometimes afforded and encouraged experimentation and creativity and, for a few years, Preston Sturges was allowed this -- even so far as to criticize the very industry which allowed him his freedom, as he did in this film. A director of escapist films, living the posh life, decides he wants to make a film about the realities of the downtrodden and poor. He becomes a homeless tramp to learn about this lifestyle, and the film becomes Sturges' study of the hypocrisy of America, which still rings true. In this image we see Joel McCrea as film director John Lloyd Sullivan and Veronica Lake, simply characterized as "the Girl," during a scene at the film maker's posh Beverly Hills home. There are tiny pinholes at each of the four corners and at the top and bottom center and slight smudges in the blank white background. ABOUT FINE.

      [Bookseller: Walter Reuben, Inc.]
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        THE BLUE DAHLIA: RARE GLASSCOMING-ATTRACTION SLIDE FOR THE 1942 MOVIE, BASED ON CHANDLER'S ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY, STARRING ALAN LADD, VERONICA LAKE, AND WILLIAM BENDIX.

      [N.P., N.D.]. 1942 - This Paramount film was Chandler's only solo screen-writing credit for which he received an Oscar nomination and in James Agee's judgement that it was, "barring occasional victories and noble accidents, about as good a movie as can be expected from the big factories." The 3" x 2-1/4" glass slide shows black & white close-ups of all three stars, plus action vignettes. It is hand-tinted in blue, yellow, and pink, with no writing in the space provided to crayon in the dates of its local showing. By 1946, few theater operators were still using slide projectors, as they had since the silent movie era, to announce coming attractions, and this was one of the last slides Paramount would manufacture for that purpose. It was produced in only a very small fraction of the numbers of posters and lobby cards that were printed, and because of its fragile nature, few examples have survived. This slide has a peripheral crack on one side but it does not affect the image, else in very good condition and apparently unused, in a 4"x 3-1/2" cardboard mount, stamped on one border with the title, and with die-cut cardboard inserts to protect the fragile glass from breakage. This is the only the second example we've seen for this title and none has been offered at auction, to our knowledge, for the past several years, during which time a number of one-sheet posters of The Blue Dahlia have sold in the $3000 to $5000 price range.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy

      New York: Harper & Brothers,, [1942]. Octavo. Original blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. Embossed ownership stamp of Rev. Emora T. Brannan and ownership inscription dated 1943 to front free endpaper. Gilt to spine a little faded. A very good copy. First edition, scarce. 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.)

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Ballistik *With German Swastika Ink Stamp Atop Front Board*

      Berlin, Germany: Walter De Gruyter & Co.. Hardcover. 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. . Good. 1942. Zweite Auflage (Second Edition).

      [Bookseller: RareNonFiction.com]
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        FATA MORGANA

      Editions des Lettres Francaises, Buenos Aires 1942 - Illustré par Wilfredo Lam. Encuadernación original. Cubiertas en perfectas condiciones 29 págs.

      [Bookseller: Valentin Peremiansky]
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        Black Orchids. A Nero Wolfe Double Mystery.

      NY. Farrar & Rinehart. 1941, 1942. - First Edition with copyrights of 1941, 1942 and with "FR" colophon on the copyright page. The double mystery includes: 1) Black Orchids; and 2) Cordially Invited to Meet Death. "These two mysteries present Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin at their brilliant and exciting best." VG+/VG+ in woven brick-red cloth stamped in black on the front boards and on the spine . Very clean and tight throughout with some light puckering along the front and rearhinges at the glued joints. Some minor rubbing and a 1/2" tear at the top of the front inside joint. In a colorful, clean, crisp dustjacket by AlanHaemor with black orchids on the front panel and the spine. With a photo of Rex Stout on the rear panel. With a 1" rubbed through space along the inside fold. Scarce in the jacket which bears the original price: "Net: $2.00." First Edition with copyrights of 1941, 1942 and with "FR" colophon on the copyright page.

      [Bookseller: Brainerd Phillipson Rare Books]
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        NO ORCHIDS FOR MISS BLANDISH.

      [New York]: Howell, Soskin, Publishers, [1942]. - First U. S. edition. Author's first book. Near fine, tight copy in dust jacket, professionally restored at spine ends and corners with two small closed tears at bottom edge of rear panel. Tough and important hardboiled mystery about the kidnapping of an heiress by a mob of ruthless gangsters. Dave Fenner, an ex-reporter turned private eye, is the hero of this tale. It was made into a film in 1948 with an all-British cast except for American actor Jack La Rue, who starred as Slim Grissom, the leader of the Grissom Gang. In 1971, Robert Aldrich filmed the story using the title THE GRISSOM GANG, that starred Kim Darby as Barbara Blandish, Robert Lansing as Dave Fenner, with Scott Wilson, Tony Musante, Connie Stevens, Ralph Waite, and others in supporting roles. The book provides a tough, hardboiled story and THE GRISSOM GANG is carefully constructed, exciting, full of suspense, with much attention to the story detail. An exceptional copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Black Orchids: A Nero Wolfe Double Mystery.

      Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., New York 1942 - 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 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Angel Street: A Victorian Thriller in Three Acts [a.k.a. Gaslight]

      New York: Samuel French. (1942). First. First American edition, first hardcover edition, and first edition with this title (published in the U.K. in a wrappered edition as Gaslight.) Fine in an attractive, very good plus dustwrapper with a very faint tidemark along the edge of the front flap fold, visible only slightly on the bottom of the front panel. A play that was filmed on a number of occasions, most memorably in 1944 by George Cukor with Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman (for which she won an Oscar), and Joseph Cotten. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Her Heart In Her Throat

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1942 - First American edition. Near fine in very good dustwrapper with a small, faint dampstain on the rear panel and light edgewear. Published in the U.K. as *Midnight House*, this novel was the basis for the 1945 Lewis Allen-directed film *The Unseen* (a follow-up to his celebrated *The Uninvited* of the previous year) with a screenplay by Raymond Chandler and Hagar Wilde, and featuring Joel McCrea, Gail Russell, and Herbert Marshall. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        LUCKY BUCKY IN OZ

      Reilly & Lee, Chicago 1942 - Children's; Fantasy; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 290 pages; First edition first state in like dustjacket. Red cloth, pictorial cover label pastedown. Ownership page filled in neatly in pen with only a small owner's name. Pictorial DJ with light crease at flap edge and quite minor chipping, price clipped. B/w illustrations and plates by Neill, this being his last book. Oz stylized device stamped in black on spine. "Z" in OZ within the O. Scarce First state DJ with rear flap text a letter from Bucky of Oz addressed to "Boys and Girls" encouraging the purchase of war bonds. All points per Hanffe and Greene, Oziana, XXXVI. Graphic shows both book and dustjacket. ; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Hi-Po the Hippo: Lithographs by Ruth Gannett,

      Random House (1942), New York - Large folio. Unpaginated (40pp). Red cloth spine, pictorial boards. Pictorial endpapers. Illustrated throughout with many pages in full color. Stated first printing. A near fine copy. The dustwrapper is price-clipped, is rubbed at the folds and has a few chips and tape-repaired closed tears, but gives a very good plus appearance. With an inscription from the author "To my long-time friend and neighbor in the Little Cracked House. Affectionately, Dorothy Thomas." [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Managerial Revolution or What is Happening in the World Now

      Putnam, London,, 1942. Octavo. Original oatmeal cloth, spine and front cover lettered in red. With the grey paper dust jacket printed in red. A few light pencil marginal notes. A small spray of ?rust-spots to rear cover and a single blemish on front cover, else a fine copy in the very good jacket just a little tanned at the spine. First English edition, first impression. Burnham's book caused some consternation when first published in England as, originally writing in 1940, Burnham took a German victory more or less for granted. George Orwell reviewed the book critically at length in an essay originally printed in Polemic under the title "Second Thoughts on James Burnham", later reprinted as a pamphlet as James Burnham and the Managerial Revolution 1946. But Burnham's general forecast, that capitalism would be replaced not by socialism but by the rule of managerial administrators, still seems prescient.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Christmas at Cold Comfort Farm

      Longmans, UK 1942 - 1st Edition 1940. Book is very good++ and bright. Contents good. More images can be taken upon request. Ref 7853 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd PBFA]
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        THE MOON IS DOWN

      New York: Viking Press, 1942. First edition, second state. Hardcover. A very good copy in blue cloth with light spine sunning, in a nearly fine dust jacket. This special copy is signed by the author on the front end paper in blue felt tip pen and with the 'Steinbeck Family' bookplate to the front pastedown. In this masterful tale set in Norway during World War II, Steinbeck explores the effects of invasion on both the conquered and the conquerors. As he delves into the emotions of the German commander and the Norwegian traitor, and depicts the spirited patriotism of the Norwegian underground, Steinbeck uncovers profound, often unsettling truths about war—and about human nature.

      [Bookseller: Ed Smith Books]
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        Dans L'intimite de Personnages Illustres (Album de Photographies)

      Paris: Editions M.D. [Maurice Devries]. [1942-1951]. Twelve volume set (complete). Oblong quartos. A collection of portraits, with handwritten lithographic captions, of famous French men and women of the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. Each volume consists of a title page (printed in red and black), six leaves of tipped-in photographic prints on both sides of thick paper (12 pages), and a final leaf with the publisher's imprint. The folded leaves are bound with red silk laces in ivory-white decorative embossed wrappers, with a mounted photographic print serving as the centerpiece on the front wrap. All are very good, with rubbing and a few scattered stains to the wraps, and toning to the interior leaves. The photographic prints are all present and well preserved. Each album of portraits is arranged for the most part chronologically: [v.1] 1845-1890, [v. 2] 1850-1900, [v. 3] 1860-1905, [v. 4] 1845-1890, [v. 5] 1860-1920, [v. 6] 1860-1905, [v. 7] 1860-1905, [v. 8] 1860-1905, [v. 9] 1850-1950, [v. 10] 1860-1905, [v. 11 and 12] 1850-1950. From the library of the artists Ben Shahn and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with an estate label designed by their son, Jonathan Shahn. .

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

      West Palm Beach, FL: The Norton Gallery and School of Art , 1942. 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.. First Edition. Leatherette. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

      [Bookseller: Marc Sena Carrel]
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        Helen Keller Writes A Sympathy Letter: ?I Am Exceedingly With You In A Loneliness And A Struggle Towards The Light Which I Too Have Experienced?

      TLS. 1pg. 7 ¼? x 10 ½?. February 2, 1942. Westport, Connecticut. A typed letter signed ?Helen Keller? in purple pencil. She wrote to her friend Villa about the recent death of her husband Thurston: ?After some days absence from home I find your nephew?s letter on my desk. I cannot tell you how distressed and hurt I am over all that has happened to you. It seems like a dreadful dream, I cannot realize it yet with the vivid, happy mental picture I have always had of you and Thurston together. I can only grieve with you in that accumulates suffering and pray for your renewed strength. My lonely heart understands yours, and I know how you will feel in a home bereft of your beloved?s actual presence. But you have ever met fate with an unconquerable spirit, and as the darkness lifts from your inner sight, faith and memory will bring Thurston back to you, yes, even closer than was possible on earth. According to your brave philosophy he has gone on to encounter more wonderful adventures, to acquire greater knowledge and do higher good unto his fellow-creatures. But why should I write thus when words bring no comfort at such a time? Only to let you know that I am exceedingly with you in a loneliness and a struggle towards the Light which I too have experienced. Perhaps you will sometime glance at the booklet, ?We Bereaved? which I am going to send you. If it gives you even one soothing thought, I shall be thankful. Polly [Thomson] was as shocked as I was when Mr. Curren?s letter came, and she joins me in tenderest sympathy.? When Keller is common in letters, she is scarcer in letters with personal content. There is some red staining to the bottom margin, leaving the letter in very good condition.

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        El Escultor Manolo Hugué. Grabados al Boj Por E. C. Ricart.

      Colección Miguel Ángel - Editorial Argos, Barcelona 1942 - 186pp. en papel de hilo, estampación a dos tintas, bellas viñetas y letras capitulares grabadas a la madera, y 43 láminas en papel couché. Edición de 300 ejemplares. Buena encuadernación moderna en tela. Size: 29 x 21,5 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BALAGUÉ LLIBRERÍA ANTIQUARIA]
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        Lee's Lieutenants a Study in Command

      Charles Scribners & Sons, N.Y. 1942 - Three volumes in cloth with the scarce dust jackets. The letter "A" is present on the copyright page of all three volumes. Vol. 1 - 1942; Vol. 2 - 1943; Vol. 3 - 1944. Maps, plans, index, appendix. VG+/VG-. Jackets are in mylar covers. Adverts. Minor wear to bottom edge on Vol. 1. Minor age toning to pages. Dust Jacket of Vol. 1 is chipped. Small portion of DJ missing at the top of spine on Vol. 3. Presentation copy to Congressman Lewis W. Douglas of Arizona, with a personal inscription. SIGNED DOUGLAS SOUTHALL FREEMAN. "ONE OF 100 ADVANCE COPIES." Also INITIALED "DSF" It should be noted that Freeman did not like to sign his books. A SIGNED, INITIALED ADVANCE PRESENTATION copy from him is extremely rare. This is the first I have come across. All 3 volumes are tight and square. A terrific set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: 12 Peers Fine Books]
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        ESCUDOS Y MARCAS DE IMPRESORES Y LIBREROS EN ESPAÑA,SIGLOS XV A XIX + APENDICE (OBRA COMPLETA)

      Talleres Tipograficos de Gongora, Editorial Orbis - Barcelona. 1942. XXIII+636pág+índice. 28x20. Edición numerada de 800 ejemplares (nº549). Primera Edición. Adjuntamos el apendice de 1950 de Francisco Vindel, 50Pág+2h (Talleres Tipograficos de Gongora) con tirada limitada de 400 ejemplares sin numerar, Obra totalmente completa.Una de las piezas maestras del mundo del libro y la impresión. Ref 100 Biblioteca AD. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        Portraitphotographie mit eigenh. U. auf der Bildseite.

      O. O., 1942. - 90:140 mm. Brustbild von vorne aus späteren Jahren. - Leichte Gebrauchspuren.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        High School Yearbook]: Chieftain 1942

      University High School, West Los Angeles 1942 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        GOLD RUSH

      1942. Fine. [MOVIE POSTER, lithograph]. THE GOLD RUSH (United Artists, R-1942). "The Gold Rush" is considered by many to be Chaplin's greatest masterpiece. This is a poster for the 1942 re-release of the 1925 film, for which Chaplin composed and recorded a musical score and added a narration which he recorded himself. British Door Panel (20" X 60"). This color poster shows the "Little Tramp," wrapped in a shawl and shivering in the snow, before a large wooden sign that reads: "THE WORLD'S GREAT | LAUGHING PICTURE! | CHARLIE | CHAPLIN | in | THE | GOLD RUSH | Written and directed by | Charles Chaplin | with MUSIC | and WORDS." In the bottom left corner is a small seal: "Distributed by UNITED ARTISTS," and in the bottom right corner is another small seal, that of the British Board of Film Censors. Printed in very small type in the bottom border, beneath the image, is "Printed in England," a two-line terms-of-use statement, "STAFFORD & CO., LTD., Netherfield, Nottingham : and London," " No 6128A." There is a 2" tear at top, a 1.5 inch tear at the bottom, and a few nicks along the borders. Overall fine.

      [Bookseller: Boston Book Company]
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        Let's Be Offensive: A Revue With Political Punch

      Unity Theatre (1942), London - London's Unity Theatre was organized in 1936; decidedly left-wing in outlook, it had ties to the Communist Party of Great Britain and to Victor Gollancz's Left Book Club Theatre Guild. The Theatre's annual satirical revues, which pioneered the use of such agitprop techniques as dramatic documentary (akin to the "Living Newspapers" of the Federal Theatre in the U.S.), improvisation, and audience participation, marked an important phase in the evolution of dramatic performance art in Great Britain. A really lovely early work by S. John Woods, noted for his film and travel posters (including several for London Transport) in the 1950s. Not found in the Unity Theatre archives at Southern Illinois University. Original lithographed poster, 54cm x 41cm (21" x 16"). Professionally matted and framed (not laid down) beneath UV-protective glass. Fine, unfaded example; Grade A.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books, ABAA]
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        Libertad de Palabra - Una de las Cuatro Libertades Por Las Que Luchan Los Aliados

      El Coordinador de Asuntos Interamericanos, Washington 1942 - A brilliant design, clearly incorporating the surrealist influences that appeared in Brodovitch's work beginning in the late Thirties. This is one of a series of posters commissioned by the Office of Inter-American Affairs in the early years of World War Two, created specifically for Latin American distribution and intended to highlight President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Four Freedoms: Freedom from Fear, Freedom from Want, Freedom of Speech and Freedom of Religion. Other posters in the series were created by E. McKnight Kauffer, John Atherton, and Herbert Bayer. This is an extremely rare wall-size example from the series; the majority of those produced were window-card size. Pictured in Grunberg, Brodovitch (Abrams: 1989). Lithographed poster in four colors, 102cm x 70cm (ca. 40" x 27-3/4"). Several repaired marginal tears; tape adhesion and ink attribution at extreme upper margin; Grade B/B+. Archivally backed on linen.

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        The Moon Is Down. A Novel

      New York: The Viking Press,, 1942. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in silver, front board in blind, top edge blue. With the dust jacket. Spine rolled; an exceptional copy in the bright jacket that has a toned spine. First edition, first printing. Just as he did with Of Mice and Men, Steinbeck created this novel for adaption for the theatre. A lovely copy.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Collection of correspondence from Elizabeth Arden Ltd to agents Franklyn and Doris Rogers, Messrs Titcumbs, Chatham, including an Autograph Letter Signed ('Elizabeth Arden') from Arden, and 40 Typed Letters Signed from director T. Gordon Yates.

      Between and 1956; most items on the letterhead of the Elizabeth Arden Ltd British headquarters at 25 Old Bond Street, London. 1942 - The collection of fifty-three Typed Letters Signed and six mimeographed circulars, in various formats, is in good condition on lightly-aged paper, with all texts clear and complete, and with a couple of items with closed tears. Providing an interesting sidelight into workings of the English branch of one of the twentieth-century's leading multinational corporations. Arden's letter (8vo, 1 p), dated 8 April 1955, is addressed to the Rogers' daughter 'Miss J. Rogers'. She writes that she is 'always so delightedf to hear from a member of my world-wide 'family'', and is pleased to read the comments regarding the 'Firmo-Lift promotion'. Of interest is the fact that the signature does not correspond with the stylized one on the letterhead. The letterheads of the other items in the collection carry Arden's real name as 'FLORENCE N LEWIS CITIZEN USA FORMERLY BRITISH'. Yates's letters to the Franklyns, mostly in 4to, and almost all signed 'Gordy', range in topics from sales figures, schedules, dates for visits from the firm's representatives. The Rogers' concession was clearly a successful and well-run one. Yates's letter of 24 May 1950 begins 'Mr. Livonius, once a man of steel, girded his loins and charged towards the Chatham, Rochester, Gillingham area [.] The charm that brings birds out of trees reduced him to a mere pulp and his report talks about nothing but what a wonderful Blush Rose window, wan an excellent stock situation, and the trememndous enthusiasm on the part of Mac and the entire staff. I am completely disgusted!' On 27 October 1953 he writes 'Even superlatives seem inadequate when used in connection with the Titcumbs' treatment visits, and one deplores the poverty of the English language.' Yates's playfulness is apparent on several occasions. His letter of 24 April 1951 begins 'Thank you so much for your rude letter suggesting Doris be relieved of the whole burden of my correspondence. She is so attractive, how can I help myself from making every possible excuse to write?' Also present are six circular news releases from Yates, and six letters from Nancy R. Hall of the firm's display department regarding window displays and signs, together with another sixletters from individuals in the Old Bond Street headquarters. Also included are two copies of 'Elizabeth Arden News', the first from October 1969 (with first and last leaves detached) and the second from June 1972. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Richard M. Ford Ltd]
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        BLACK ALIBI.

      New York: Simon & Schuster, 1942. - First edition. Near fine in bright dust jacket with some very light professional restoration to spine ends and corners. The citizens of Ciudad Real were almost excited when news broke that a black jaguar was on the loose in their city. The police hunted down the black alleys and up the bright boulevards for the wild animal, but to no avail . the jaguar had simply disappeared, and life in Ciudad Real went back to normal. Then, a young girl is found . nothing left but a mangled, bloody body. The roaming black jaguar is blamed, but one man wondered if possibly there was NO black jaguar . it was created as an alibi for the killer. Handsome, bright copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        50 YEARS IN THE SADDLE.

      Star Publishing Company, 1942. - First and only edition. Signed by the author. Original green cloth with titles stamped in black on front cover and spine, [14], 198 pp.,frontis. [portrait of the author], dedication, preface, map. Privately printed for W.P. Ricketts who was blind when the book was published. very fine copy obtained from the library of Fred Rosenstock's daughter. Very scarce to rare. DOBIE: LIFE AND LITERATURE: p.115: "A natural book with much interesting information. It contains the best account of trailing cattle from Oregon to Wyoming that I have seen." Recollections when he became a cowboy, roundups on the Platte, Indian raids, the winter of 1879-1880, booze and cattle won't mix, his trip to Yellowstone, the open range, etc. A modern work, printed for friends and has become quite scarce. An exceptional copy. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Viaggio d'Europa

      Verona / Milano: Officina Bodoni / Edizioni della Chimera, 1942. Edizione originale di 175 es. numerati e firmati. Rilegato con dorso in pergamena e quadranti in carta marmorata. Ottimo (Fine). Cm 40x29. Prima edizione del racconto di Bontempelli con 23 litografie originali di Arturo Martini Stampato dall'Officina Bodoni con carattere Garamond corpo 24 tondo e corpo 30 corsivo su carta a mano Fabriano. Edizione firmata da Martini [Mardersteig, 1980]

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Anne of Green Gables

      The Ryerson Press, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 1942 - Stated "First Canadian Edition, April, 1942", no statement of later print. Tape outline shadow marks on the front/rear endpapers (8 total), faint stain mark along the bottom edge of the rear pastedown endpaper (12 x .8 cm, ragged) and along the top edge of the front pastedown endpaper (5.5 x .7 cm), dust soil on the top edge. Pages are otherwise unmarked and firm in binding. Blue boards have some tape residue marks, very light bumping to the bottom corner, and a bit of paper residue on the rear board (within a 3 x 2 cm area). DJ has edge/rub wear, creasing, staining, general soiling, small tears, small chipping, 5 cm tear upper left of front panel, tape shadow marks. On the reverse of the DJ there are 9 tape shadow marks (the tape has been removed, the total length of the marks is approx. 42 x 1 cm). Actual book for sale pictured. 15.5 x 21.3 x 4.4 cm, wt800g [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Alex Simpson]
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        Collegium Asinologicum (als Manuskript)

      Ohne Verlag 1942 - 5; 31,5x25cm. Halbleinen. Zustand: Gut bis Sehr Gut min. gebräunt (Innen); Einband Außen hat leichte Gebrauchsspuren; Auf Büttenpapier gedruckt; 565 Gramm. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Gebrauchtbücherlogistik H.J. Lauterbach]
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        UNCLE REMUS or THE STORY OF MR. FOX AND BRER RABBIT

      Raithby, Lawrence & Co. Limited 1942 - Circa 1942. Very good condition in an almost very good dustwrapper. Very large format (12.5 x 10"). Beige cloth with brown and red title and colour illustration to front. With twelve tissue-guarded colour plates by Rountree and eighty-four pen and ink text illustrations by Bull. A wonderful edition of this classic story. Spine and corners bumped. A dozen or so pinholes to rear cover (a couple of which penetrate the last few pages). Inscription in ink to front endpaper (dated 1942). Light foxing to endpapers. Contents clean. Green wrapper (with pictorial onlay to front) is edge creased with tears at corners which are repaired with magic tape on verso, creasing to top edge of rear panel and the same pinholes affecting the rear cover. Very slight loss at corners. A nice copy of this attractive but scarce edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        Go Down, Moses

      New York: Random House. 1942. First. First edition. Very uncommon variant issue with green lettering on the spine of the very dark blue cloth, and with no topstain. One of nine reported variants, all of them scarcer than the primary binding of black cloth with gold spine-lettering and red topstain. Small ownership signature of a reviewer on the front fly, slightly "smoky" smell, and the top edge a little soiled, else near fine in near fine dustwrapper with a very small chip on the rear panel and a bit of rubbing. A collection of interconnected stories published as a novel, including the comic masterpiece "Was" and the first book appearance of his classic novella "The Bear." .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Original 8mm movie of an outdoor picnic in Sun Valley with Ernest Hemingway, actor Gary Cooper, bullfighter Antonio Ordoñez and others

      Original Roll of 8mm Kodak Kodachrome color movie film, approximately 2 minutes 45 seconds long, containing footage of an outdoor picnic in Sun Valley with Ernest Hemingway and his wife Mary, actor Gary Cooper, bullfighter Antonio Ordoñez and his wife Carmen, local rancher Bud Purdy, and others. Dressed for cold weather, some are enjoying hot soup from a thermos. Also footage of views from the lookout atop Bald Mountain in Ketchum, Idaho. With two DVDs. The photographer was Roberto Herrera.This movie film is from the personal property of Roberto Herrera Sotolongo, the personal secretary and friend of Ernest Hemingway. Herrera and Hemingway met in 1942, when Herrera became a crewmember aboard Hemingway?s boat the ?Pilar?, at the height of World War II, when Hemingway patrolled the Gulf Stream for German submarines for the US Government. Herrera and Hemingway became friends while sharing in their mutual interests of hunting, fishing aboard the ?Pilar?, and drinking at their favorite bar,

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Bij het graf van den Nederlandschen onbekenden soldaat gevallen in de Meidagen 1940.

      [Groningen], (De Blauwe Schuit, 1942). Original wrappers. 24,3 x 19,0 cm. 4 p. Printed by H.N. Werkman with a 'druksel' in 100 copies (in fact there were 150 or 200 copies printed). First edition. Thread loose, but a bright copy.* 'At the grave of the Dutch Unknown Soldier fallen in the days of May 1940'. With a 'druksel' in 5 colors by Werkman on the upper cover. Inside covers colored with a roller, light yellow and light blue. De Blauwe Schuit 10. Dekkers BS-10 en p. 340-347. De Jong 135. Simoni N 12. Hot printing 42-g3. Logboek p. 31. Zuithoff p. 41 ('This edition, marking the second commemoration of the Nazi invasion of the Netherlands, has been provided by Werkman with a striking cover illustration, a stylized grave with a flame, situated in the dunes.').

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas HOLTHUIS]
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        Ölgemälde Blumenstrauß mit Glockenblumen und Pfingstrosen in blauer Vase, rechts ein brauner Krug vor einem Fenster. Offfenbar ausgestellt in der Großen Deutschen Kunstausstellung 1942 im Haus der Deutschen Kunst, München.

      . Öl auf Leinwand. Links unten leider unleserlich signiert. Bildmaß: 60 x 48 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), alt gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 69 x 57 cm. Verso oben am Rahmen mit altem Klebezettel der Grossen Deutschen Kunstausstellung im Haus der Deutschen Kunst, München, 1942. Hier auch mit Nummerangabe *Einlieferungsbuch 3066 - Stoß 455*. Ferner ein handschriftliche Nummerierung verso auf dem Rahmen *378* ( durchgestrichen ) und *D1631*. Über Hinweise zu dem Künstler/in würde ich mich freuen. Das Bild links unten mit kleiner Farbabplatzung im Bereich der Signatur, ansonsten von guter Erhaltung, der Rahmen etwas bestoßen. ( Bitte beachten: Hier aufgrund der Größe leider kein Versand - hier nur Selbstabholung ).

      [Bookseller: Buchhandlung & Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        In North Africa, three months before the First Battle of El Alamein, ?The Desert Fox? awards medals to 11 soldiers

      Typed Document Signed ?Rommel? as Commanding General of the Panzer Army in Africa, 1 page, 8.25? x 11.5?. In dark indelible pencil; ink would fade in the desert sun. In German, not translated. Armee-Gef.-St ., April 23, 1942. Two file holes at right edge; light toning at perimeter from prior framing. Fine condition?Armee-Gef.-St ? is the abbreviation for ?Armee Gefechtsstand,? Army Command Post. Field Marshal Rommel nominates 11 German soldiers to receive Second Class service medals. Listed are names, birthplaces, and dates of birth.For the only time, Rommel was on the cover of the July 13, 1942, issue of ?Time? magazine. The First Battle of El Almein was fought July 1-27, 1942. The cover story, in part, ?Germany's Rommel had chased the broken, retreating British 325 miles in eleven days, had rammed his armored spearheads down the coastal desert from Matrûh, taking the flyspeck towns on the railroad to Alexandria like peas ripped from a pod ... From Ca

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        HATTER'S CASTLE (Remarkable Archive of 107 Original Key Book Movie Stills from the 1942 Film Adaptation)

      London: British Paramount, 1942. Cronin, A. J. HATTER'S CASTLE. 107 Original Double Weight key book stills from the infamous 1942 British Film Noir HATTER'S CASTLE based on the 1931 novel by A. J. Cronin. The film, made and distributed by British Paramount, was shot in England during the middle of WW2, few artifacts survive from the film, and finding another nearly complete set like this is a hard-to-imagine situation. The stills are all different, no duplicates, and the condition is uniformly VG-Fine with minor blemishes. The movie starred Robert Newton, a very young and beautiful Deborah Kerr, an equally young and handsome James Mason and Enid Stamp-Taylor who, although perhaps a long forgotten actress, is lovingly photographed here as befits her beauty. All double weight, all roughly 8 x 11, glossy originals with holes, as called for, to insert into 1942 "key book" publicity binders. Exceedingly rare survival.. Unbound. Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Lakin & Marley Rare Books]
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