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        Oeuvres. "Le Grand Testament et le petit, son codicille et ses ballades". Enluminées par Henri Lemarié.

      Paris Jean Porson 1942 - 1943 Petit in-4, Illustrations in texte, texte encadré d'un filet rouge. En feuille sous couverture rempliée, double emboîtage.(rousseurs). Tirage limité à 800 exemplaires numérotés, 1/640 sur vélin pur chiffon d'Arches. Ouvrage illustré de 226 miniatures in texte.

      [Bookseller: LIBRAIRIE GIARD]
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        The Grapes Of Wrath - The Moon Is Down - Burning Bright (A Play In Story Form) - The Short Novels Of John Steinbeck (Tortilla Flat, The Red Pony, Of Mice And Men, The Moon Is Down, Cannery Row & The Pearl) - Sweet Thursday - The Short Reign Of Pippin IV - The Winter Of Our Discontent - Travels With Charley (In Search Of America) - Steinbeck: A Life In Letters - The Acts Of King Arthur And His Noble Knights - and more

      Harmondsworth/Stockholm/London: Penguin Books/The Continental Book Company/William Heinemann, 1942 - 1984 - A. Works by the Author: 1. The Grapes of Wrath. London: Penguin Books, 1982. First Paperback Edition, 25th Printing. A fine copy in original wrappers. 2. The Moon Is Down. Stockholm: The Continental Book Company, 1942. First Edition, First Printing. A near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper. 3. Burning Bright - A Play in Story Form. London: Heinemann, 1951. First Edition, First Printing. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. 4. The Short Novels of John Steinbeck (Tortilla Flat - The Red Pony - Of Mice And Men - The Moon Is Down - Cannery Row - The Pearl). London: Heinemann, 1954. First Edition, First Printing. A near fine copy of the proof in original printed wrappers. 5. Sweet Thursday. New York: Viking, 1954. First Edition, First Printing. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. 6. The Short Reign of Pippin IV. London: Heinemann, 1957. First Edition, First Printing. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. 7. The Winter of our Discontent. London: Heinemann, 1961. First Edition, First Printing. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. 8. Travels With Charley - In Search of America. London: Heinemann, 1962. First Edition, First Printing. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper faded on the spine. 9. Steinbeck: A Life In Letters (ed. By Elaine Steinbeck and Robert Wallsten). New York: Viking, 1975. First Edition, First Printing. Copy 120 of the limited edition of 400 copies in the original slipcase in near fine condition. 10. The Acts of King Arthur and his Noble Knights. London: Heinemann, 1976. First Edition, First Printing. A near fine copy. B. Works on the Author: 1. Benson, Jackson J. The True Adventures of John Steinbeck, Writer. London: Heinemann, 1984. First Edition, First Printing. A near fine copy. Price for the collection: CHF 1'500. Please note that due to size and weight we will have to charge additional postage. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Yves G. Rittener - YGRbookS]
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        Les Fleurs du Mal

      Emile-Paul Freres, Paris 1942 - Half leather with silk covering, numerous woodcuts in red on green paper by Galanis, 1842/3400cc, raised band on spine, all titles in gilt, a lovely presentation.TEG, ribbon marker intact, minor wear along spine borders, green with gold fleck end papers. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Men at War

      Crown Publishers, 1942. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Including Julius Caesar, Stephen Crane, The Bible, Sir Thomas Mallory, Theodore Roosevelt, T. E. Lawrence, Xenophon, C. S. Forester, William Faulkner, Leo Tolstoy, Winston Churchill, Ambrose Bierce, Rudyard Kipling. Hemingway has written three pieces. 1072 pages. Larger format. 1ST EDITION, 5TH PRINTING. [Please check shipping costs for larger format books and multi-volume sets.

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      Germany 1942 - [Original Manuscript] GERMAN ROCKETRY. In German. 164 pages loose in old folder. Highly technical writings, mathematical equations and analysis, graphs, charts etc. Signed Hilly Richter 24 January, 1942. Entitled "Auftriebs verteilung Richtung flugeltiefe auf grund der theorie der dunnen Profile," relating to theories of lift distribution and flight direction. The folder labeled "Rakete Theorie". Clearly, the date of the manuscript would put in squarely in the period of World War II and the great German advances in aeronautics. Civilian and military efforts in the field of rocketry in all other nations combined paled in comparison with the strides made in Germany, where the first A-4 was tested with complete success on October 3, 1942. The very first A-4 rocket reached an altitude of 50 miles and flew a distance of 120 miles. The A-4, later renamed V-2, would go on to lay the cornerstone of modern rocketry. Fascinating World War II relic and collectible of significance. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: M Benjamin Katz FineBooksRareManuscripts]
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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).

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        The Great Hunger.

      Dublin, Cuala Press. 1942. - Limited edition; 8vo; original linen-backed blue paper boards and glassine dust jacket, upper cover lettered in black, paper label on spine. Edition of 250, this is number 17. One of the great achievements of twentieth-century Irish literature. Clair Wills in her study of Ireland during the Second World War, states that the poem'excoriates the spiritual, sexual and emotional poverty of rural Ireland in the 1930s and 1940s. Kavanagh began the poem in 1941, while the Russian front was the main focus of the war. Wills believes that Kavanagh was drawing an analogy between the struggle of the Irish peasant and that of the Russian. Fine, with two spots to the edge of the text block in a good only jacket with loss to back panel. A nice copy of a scarce book.

      [Bookseller: York Modern Books PBFA ABA]
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        Escudos y Marcas De Impresores y Libreros En España Durante Los Siglos XV a XIX (1485 - 1850) Con 818 Facsímiles.

      Orbis, Barcelona 1942 - XXIII - 636pp. todas ilustradas , y 1 h. Estupendo ejemplar con una muy bonita encuadernación romántica, firmada por Rogelio Luna. Lomera con nervios y florones. Tapas grabadas en seco y al oro. Corte superior dorado. Conserva las cubiertas originales. Size: Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      Thomas Y. Crowell Co. 1942 - Circa 1942. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. Light brown cloth with gilt titles and decorations. B/w pictorial endpapers. 12 colour plates, tipped in at top and bottom. B/w page headers and footers. Top edge is gilt. SIGNED by Pogany, with dedication to half-title page. Last two leaves of book have uncut page edges. Wrapper is creased, especially to front flap, with some closed tears and minor chipping. Contained in original beige cardboard box, which has black titles and decorations to lid. Box is edge-worn and a little grubby. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        La Cueva de Parpallo ( Gandia ). Excavaciones del Servicio de Investigacion Prehistorica de la Excma. Diputacion Provincial de Valencia

      CSIC Instituto Diego Velazquez, Madrid 1942 - cubiertas papel de aguas bien conservadas intonso, numerosos grabados. . 351 págs.

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        SEIS PROBLEMAS PARA DON ISIDRO PARODI. Palabra Liminar de Gervasio Montenegro.

      Sur, Buenos Aires 1942 - 1ª ed. 14.8x20.5. 164pp. 3h. Rústica. Cabeza y pie del lomo golpeados y reparados; leves roces por los bordes de las cubiertas. Firma en la portada, 2 sellos de Iñaki de Azpiazu, Director de Ayuda Cristiana a las Cárceles (sobre el padre Azpiazu, jesuita vasco, encarcelado por los franquistas, capellán de la Batallón Gernika durante la liberación de Francia, exiliado durante 50 años en Argentina, se encuentran algunos textos intersantes en internet.) Este es el primer libro de Honorio Bustos Domecq, personaje literario creado por la colaboración de Borges y Bioy quien toma su propia identidad autorial, con un estilo y lenguaje independiente de los de sus procreadores, Envíos para España: el pago contra reembolso conlleva un recargo de 2 Euros.

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        Go Down Moses and Other Stories

      Random House, New York 1942 - Octavo. . One of 100 copies, signed by the author. Published May 11, 1942, by Random House, dedicated "To Mammy Caroline Barr, Mississippi, [1840-1940]: Who was born in slavery and who gave to my family a fidelity without stint or calculation of recompense and to my childhood an immeasurable devotion and love." One of Faulkner's masterpieces, Go Down, Moses is an episodic novel consisting of short stories, most of which were published elsewhere. A difficult novel at times, the novel tells the story of the McCaslin family, beginning with the family patriarch Lucius Quintus Carothers McCaslin, and his many descendants, both black and white. It is a noteworthy exploration of race, particularly as it is compounded with miscegenation, and is concerned also with the vanishing wilderness. Faulkner intended the stories as a novel and the words "and Other Stories" were dropped from the trade edition. This is the smallest limitation of any of Faulkner's books and as such drastically limits the number of complete collections of his works. [Petersen, Clark. Each In Its Ordered Place: A Faulkner Collector's Notebook A.23.2a] Two tiny stains on foredge, otherwise an immaculate copy in original tissue wrapper, housed in a custom made slipcase three-quarter brick red cloth over salmon colored, textured paper boards, top edge gilt [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Little House.

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston 1942 - First edition of one of the rarest and most sought after children's classics. Oblong quarto, original blue cloth. Light rubbing to the spine tips, a near fine copy in an excellent unrestored dust jacket that shows a small chip to the crown of the spine and some light wear. Small ink inscription opposite the title page. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. "Once upon a time there was a Little House way out in the country. She was a pretty Little House and she was strong and well built." So begins Virginia Lee Burton's The Little House, winner of the prestigious Caldecott Medal in 1943. "Taking her cue from her small sons, Aristides and Michael, Burton chose subjects that would intrigue children [including] Mary Ann, the steam shovel [Burton's books] have heroes and heroines children can understand and enjoy, ingenious and satisfactory endings and lively illustrations. The books survive because they exhibit so effectively the elements most basic to children's literature" (Silvey, 109-10). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      NY: Viking, (1942) - First Edition of this wartime book with Steinbeck again experimenting with the play-novelette style he initiated with Of Mice and Men five years earlier. This is the first state of the book, with necessary first issue points (no printer listed, and with talk.this on p. 112. Fine fresh copy, blue boards square and tight, rich in color, silver spine lettering bright and sharp. Dust jacket but near fine, with a degree of rubbing, some minor chipping and a couple of short closed tears. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mystery Pier Books, Inc.,ABAA, ILAB, ABA]
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      Harcourt Brace & Company, New York 1942 - Jarrell, Randall. BLOOD FOR A STRANGER. First Edition of Jarrell's First Book. New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1942. Presentation Copy of this Jarrell High Spot. 8vo., 82pp. A very good or better copy; [red cloth spine & top front cover margin lightly faded] in a near fine red dustwrapper showing light use. Inscribed: "To Guy [T.G. Steffan] and Esther from Randall and Mackie". Jarrell was at the University of Texas at this time, where he met his wife, Mackie. Guy Steffan was a fellow professor & literary scholar. Great Copy. [27213] $2800 [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Blood for a Stranger

      Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York 1942 - First edition. Fine in a moderately spine-faded, very good or better dustwrapper. Advance Review Copy, so stamped on the front fly. Arthur Mizener's copy with his small and attractive bookplate on the front pastedown. A critic and educator, Mizener wrote acclaimed biographies of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ford Madox Ford. Author's first book. 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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        Daniel mit der Zuavenmütze. Radierung. Unten rechts in Bleistift signiert.

      - 26,6 : 19,2 auf starkem Velin 36,7 : 25,7 cm. Naef 9, Tafel 4. - Bei der Vereinigung der Kunstfreunde ARTA in Zürich, 1942 in 100 numerierten Exemplaren erschienen (dieses ohne Nummer).

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer, Antiquariat & Galerie]
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        Emei zhi wu tu zhi Icones plantarum omeiensium

      The National Szechuan University, Chengdu 1942 - Later green cloth covered boards by Pan Iordanidis, sections of original wrappers loosely inserted A significant and beautifully-presented fragment of this amazing work. A survey of the spectacularly varied botany of the world heritage site Mount Emei and its environs, in Sichuan province. Mount Emei is the tallest of the four Sacred Buddhist Mountains in China. Produced at the height of the second World War, this work is beautifully presented with carefully designed and botanically accurate lithographs which recall the long Chinese tradition of woodcut illustrations. The informative text includes the plants botanical bi-nomial, the family to which it belongs, where it was first recorded, a detailed technical description, notes of the specific locations of examples examined for the publication, and then generally-short notes by W.P. Fang about the plant. This is the first number of a series that by 1946 had been extended to two volumes, made up from a total of four numbers, with 200 plates. This volume is particularly rich in images and descriptions of Rhododenrons - 20 different varieties are described. This was a species in which W.P. Fang came to specialise, and during his long career, he identified more than 100 new species of plants. He is now considered to have been one of the most distinguished Chinese botanists. (14 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches). Parallel title and text in Chinese and English. 50 lithographic plates, titled in Chinese and English. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      - Lausanne, André Gonin, 1942. En feuilles 24x32,5 cm. Ouvrage orné de 20 lithographies originales de MAURICE BARRAUD. Chemise en demi-toile avec cordons de fermeture. Petites traces de frottement sur les coins, sinon ouvrage en excellent état avec Un des 126 exemplaires sur Vélin (n° 144), signé par André Gonin et Maurice Barraud. (220 exemplaires seulement au total, tous papiers confondus). [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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      0 - Madrid. Edit. Aldecoa. 1942. 1ª edic. Imp. Aldecoa (Burgos). 18x13 cm. 190 págs. 1 h. de índice. Holandesa puntas piel, nervios, hierros. Falto de las cubiertas, sello de tampón antiguo propietario, pequeño rasguño, creo que al intertar quitar el sello, por lo demás perfecto ejemplar, como nuevo. # literatura. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        LA VIDA DE LAZARILLO DE TORMES. Y de sus fortunas y adversidades

      Aeternitas ediciones, Valencia 1942 - Folio m. 151 p. 3 h. Encuadernación original en rústica. Intonso. - Edición ilustrada con aguafuertes y ornamentos tipográficos de Andrés Lambert a plena página. Dirección y trascripción por Vicente Escrivá. Papel de hilo, amplios márgenes sin desbarbar. Texto enmarcado en filigrana. Impresión a tres tintas. Tirada de 375 ejemplares numerados ante Notario. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Berrocal Libros Antiguos]
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      - (Literatura castellana. Novela. Primera edición). Madrid, Editorial Aldecoa, 1942. Impreso en Burgos. Cubiertas originales en rústica. 190 p. 1 h. 8º menor. Huella de antiguo refuerzo en margen de las cubiertas, sin afectar lomo ni título. Escasísimas manchas de óxido. Buen ejemplar. 1ª edición. JL110. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      New York: Simon & Schuster, 1942., 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.

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        Handbuch der Kriminalistik von weiland Dr.Hans Groß (o.ö.Prof. der Universität Graz). 8.Auflage des "Handbuch für Untersuchungsrichter als System der Kriminalistik", neu bearbeitet und ergänzt von Prof.Dr. Ernst Selig. I. Band (mit 1 Titelbild und 28 Abbildungen im Text) und II.Band (1.Lieferung, mit 67 Abbildungen im Text)

      Berlin, J.Schweitzer Verlag, 1942 / 1944.. . Vollständige Ausgabe in solidem Handeinband (2 Bände, grünes Halbkalliko im Format 17 x 24,7 cm) jeweils mit Kopffarbschnitt und Zeichenband. XX,443 + IV,214 Seiten, mit vielen Zeichnungen und Fotoabbildungen auf Kunstdruckpapier (u.a. "Hans Groß, Bronzebüste vor der Aula der Reichsuniversität Graz", vom Bildhauer Gustinus Ambrosi). - Aus dem Inhalt: Vorwort des Bearbeiters - Aus dem Vorwort zur 3.Auflage (1898) - Aus dem Vorwort zur 4.Auflage (1904) -Vorwort zur 5.Auflage (1907) - Vorwort zur 6.Auflage 1913) - Aus dem Vorwort zur 7.Auflage (1922) - Inhaltsverzeichnis - Verzeichnis häufiger Abkürzungen - Einleitung - Vom Untersuchungsführer (Heranbildung, Aufgabe und Vorgehen, feste Meinung und Plan, Verwendung der Polizei, cherchez la femme, Von der vorgefassten Meinung, Einige Eigenschaften des Untersuchungsführers, Über Menschenkenntnis, Über Ordnung) - Die Vernehmung (Allgemeines, Vernehmung der Zeugen, Wenn der Zeuge die Wahrheit sagen will / nicht die Wahrheit sagen will, Das pathologische Lügen, Vernehmung des Beschuldigten, Mimik und Physiognomik, Lohn Und die moderne Kriminalbiologie, Tatbestandsdiagnostik usw.) - Die Aufnahme des Augenscheines (Allgemeines, Vorbereitung, Ausrüstung, Vorgehen auf dem Tatort, Umwelt der vorgefundene Leiche, Leichen im fließenden Wasser, Kleider und darin Befindliches, Tiere an Leichen, Aufsuchen verborgene Gegenstände, von Polizeihund, usw.) - Der Sachverständige und sonstige Hilfen des Untersuchungsführers (Grenzen zwischen Sachverständigen und Richter, Verwendung der Gerichtsärzte, Konservierung von Leichenteilen, Geisteskranke; Verwendung von Gerichtsärzten bei Psychopathen, Perversionen und psychischen Grenzfällen wie z.B.: Epileptiker, Hysterie, Sexuell Perverse: Homosexualität, Sadismus, Masochismus, Fetischismus, Saliromanie, Nekrophilie, Sodomie, Transvestiten, Exhibitionismus, Pädophilie, sonstige geschlechtlichen Abwegigkeiten, Einfluß weibliche Geschlechtsfunktionen, Alkoholismus, Landstreicher, Die Degenerierten, Schlaftrunkenheit, Heimweh, Verbrechen der Masse, Hypnose und Wachsuggestion, Farbenblindheit, Verwendung der Sachverständigen im Waffenfach, Verwendung der Photographie; Verwendung der Tagespresse, des Rundfunks und der Öffentlichkeit) - Die Identitätslehre - (Band II:) Gaunerkniffe und Gaunerbräuche (Änderung des Aussehens / Falsche Namen / Vortäuschen von Krankheiten und Leiden: falsche Leiden der Bettler, Erkrankungen von Zeugen oder Beschuldigten, krankhafte Zustände eines Beschuldigten oder Zeugen während der Vernehmung; Vortäuschen von Schwerhörigkeit, Blindheit, Schwachsichtigkeit, von Geisteskrankheiten, von epileptischen Anfälle, von Ohnmacht, von Schwachsinn und Dummheit) - Zinken: graphische Zinken, echte Gauner- und Landstreicherzinken, Zigeunerzeichen, Handwerkerzeichen / Gestische und sonstige Zinken: Lock- und Warnrufe, phonischer Verkehr im Gefängnis, Slichener Zinken / Geheimtinten und sonstige geheime Verständigungsmittel - Über die Gaunersprache (Allgemeines / Beispiele der deutschen Gaunersprache) - Die Zigeuner, ihr Wesen und ihre Eigenschaften (Herkunft, Verbreitung und rassische Eigenschaften / Wie der Zigeuner stiehlt / Was der Volksglaube behauptet: Kinderdiebstahl, Liebestränke, Zigeunergift / Gebärden und Benehmen vor Gericht / Gute Eigenschaften und Religion / Krankheiten und deren Behandlung / Namen der Zigeuner / Zigeuner-Sprichwörter) - Aberglaube und Okkultismus (Verbrechen aus Aberglauben und an Abergläubischen / Aus Aberglauben zurückgelassene Dinge / Dinge, die Verbrecher bei sich haben / Aberglaube beim Schwören / Das Wahrsagen: Allgemeines, Astrologie und Stellen von Horoskopen, Chiromantie, Geomantie und Punktierkunde, Kartenschlagen, Traumdeuterei, siderisches Pendel u.a. Hilfsmittel / Telepathie und Hellsehen / Klopftöne, Telekinese, Materialisation u.ä. / Wünschelrute und Erdstrahlen) - Die Waffen, ihr Gebrauch und ihre Spuren - Das Zeichnen, Abformen und Rekonstruieren - Daktyloskopie - Über Fußspuren und andere Spuren - Über Blutspuren. - Kriminalistisches Standardwerk / Kriegsdruck in sehr guter Erhaltung (Stempel auf Vorsatz, sonst gut). Im II.Band werden in unverblümter wissenschaftlicher Offenheit und erschöpfender Ausführlichkeit das Wesen und Verhalten des Zigeuners (insbesondere natürlich seine Kriminalität) behandelt, mit Ausführungen wie z.B.: "Ihre (d.h. der Zigeuner) sonstigen charakteristischen Eigenschaften: . . . eine sonderbare Mischung von Eitelkeit und Gemeinheit, Ziererei, Ernst und wirklicher Leichtfertigkeit; dabei zeigen sie noch eine entwürdigende Kriecherei im Tun und Wesen, darauf berechnet, andere durch List zu übervorteilen; sie nehmen nicht die geringste Rücksicht auf Wahrheit und behaupten und lügen mit einer nie errötenden Frechheit, da ihnen die Scham gänzlich mangelt. Diese Schilderung ist noch durch zwei Eigenschaften zu ergänzen, die der Zigeuner in hohem Maße besitzt: seine Rachsucht - auch im internen Leben der Zigeuner spielt heute noch das Gesetz der Blutrache eine wichtige Rolle - und vor allem seine Feigheit" / " Erwägt man, daß der Zigeuner an sich nicht weniger begabt ist als der Kulturmensch, daß dieser aber alle seine Kräfte seit Jahrtausenden den verschiedensten, höchsten Zwecken zugewendet hat, während die Zigeuner von jeher all ihr Wissen und Können dem einen Zweck, auf Kosten der anderen zu leben, angepaßt haben, dann läßt es sich allerdings begreifen, daß sie darin Leistungen aufweisen können, die den anderen Sterblichen als unmöglich erscheinen" / "Seit 1938 wurde eine großzügige Bestandsaufnahme aller in Deutschland lebenden Zigeuner und Zigeunermischlinge und deren rassenbiologische Sichtung in die Wege geleitet, die die Grundlage entsprechender Maßnahmen bilden soll. Zigeuner und Zigeunermischlinge I. Grades sind als artfremd zu betrachten, ihre Verehelichung mit Deutschblütigen ist aufgrund der Nürnberger Gesetze untersagt" / "Daß ein Zigeuner den Begriff von jungfräulicher Ehre, von Heiligkeit der Ehe usw. nur einigermaßen hochhielte, kommt nicht vor. Er balgt und rauft mit seinem Nebenbuhler um das Weibchen, aber das tut das Tier auch; Ehre und Scham im Sinne des Kulturmenschen kennt der Zigeuner nicht" / "Was bei Diebstählen der Zigeuner kriminalistisch am wichtigsten ist, dürfte die große Geschicklichkeit sein, mit der sie hierbei zu Werke gehen. Dies ist namentlich deshalb von Bedeutung, weil man es bei einem vorgekommenen Diebstahl oft für unmöglich hält, daß ein Fremder der Täter sein könnte und man Dienstboten verdächtigt. Und trotzdem waren es in manchen solchen Fällen Zigeuner, welche die niemandem zuzutrauende Geschicklichkeit, Frechheit und Beobachtungsgabe doch gehabt haben. Was der Dienstbote bei jahrelangem Aufenthalt im Hause, der Nachbar bei jahrzehntelangem Nebeneinanderwohnen nicht bemerkt hat - die alte Zigeunermutter, die bettelnd, wahrsagend oder kurpfuschend gekommen ist, hat es binnen wenigen Minuten so genau gesehen und kombiniert, daß aufgrund ihrer Wahrnehmungen der verwegenste Diebstahl durchgeführt werden konnte. Wo angeblich "keine Katze durchschlüpfen kann", dort rutscht der kleine Zigeunerjunge aus und ein, als ob man ihm Flügeltüren geöffnet hätte, und wohin kein Akrobat mit aller Geschicklichkeit hinzukommen vermöchte, dorthin langt der Zigeuner mit der niemals fehlenden, immer greifenden Wurfangel . . . Nur sein Geruch bleibt zurück, sein eigentümlicher, unverkennbarer, langhaftender Geruch, den niemand vergißt, der ihn einmal wahrgenommen hat. Er soll dem ebenfalls charakteristischen Negergeruch etwas ähnlich sein"

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        Macau na Epoca da Restauracao. (Macau Three Hundred Years Ago).

      Imprensa Nacional de Macau, 1942 - Folio. 231pp. Text in English & Portuguese. 29 plates. Original wr., bound in full morocco. Limited to 500 copies. With slipcase. A fine copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      MODERN JAZZ. BE-BOP, HARD BOP, WEST COAST, 1942-1985, 1-6. / MODERN JAZZ. MODERN BIG BAND, 1-2. / PROGRESSIVE JAZZ. FREE - THIRD STREAM FUSION, 1-5. / SWING 1920-1988, 1-12. / THE VOCALISTS 1917-1988, 1-4. / TRADITIONAL JAZZ 1897-1988, 1-6. Printed by Copy Express in Mechelen (Belgium), no dates. 35 volumes in publisher's printed soft covers with minor traces of use (only one volume wirestitched). A complete set

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        Arabia and the Far East. Their commercial and cultural relations in Graeco-Roman and Irano-Arabian times.

      Cairo, Institut francais 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.

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        Now and On Earth

      Modern Age Books, 1942-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. New York: Modern Age, 1942. 306 p. Light brown cloth with red lettering. Near Fine condition. No dust jacket. Clean pages and sturdy binding. Bottom corner of front cover has exposed tip, very slight wear to head and tail. A few light foxing spots or flecks of staining to fore edge. A very nice copy.

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        Nieve en la Cordillera

      Buenos Aires: Editores Domingo Viau, 1942. Chilean bookseller's ticket, bottom corners a little bumped, else near fine in a close to near fine jacket, a little edgeworn, lightly foxed at the verso. No copies in OCLC.. First Edition. Quarto. Beautiful collection of black and plates exploring snow and skiing in the Andean Cordillera.

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      Gallimard 1942 - - Gallimard, Paris 1942, 14,5x21cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Précieux et émouvant envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à son frère, sa belle-soeur et ses neveux : "Qui m'a tué ma mort, c'est là ce que je demande. H. von Kleist". Dos et plats légèrement et marginalement insolés sans gravité. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        West With the Night

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1942. Hardcover. Very Good. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1942. First Edition, Second Printing, as there is no date on the title page. In original dust jacket with price of $3.00 intact. In About Near Fine condition, in a Very Good dust jacket. Clean text. Sound binding. Light bumping to spine ends. Faint darkening to top corner of front board. The dust jacket shows edge wear, with creasing along the top and bottom edges, as well as some light sunning, soiling, a few scratches and light general wear. An very attractive copy, rare in the original dust jacket.

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      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1942., 1942. First edition. The "true" first edition as the U. S. edition precedes the U. K. edition. Review copy with publisher's slip laid-in. Fine, bright, tight copy in lightly rubbed dust jacket, with a tiny closed tear to bottom edge of front panel and a tiny closed tear to top edge of rear panel. There are three long novelettes in this book. Arizona is about a Nazi mining engineer, supposedly in the West for his health among other things. He teaches the Saint the fine art of whipping as practiced in a German concentration camp; however, the Saint has a few things up his sleeve. In Palm Springs, a millionaire playboy and his harem interrupt the Saint's vacation; therefore, he quickly puts an end to some murderous nonsense and resumes serious loafing. In Hollywood, the Saint is scheduled to star in a huge picture about his own life, but unfortunately someone has put a bullet in the producer's head. A Crime Club mystery.

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      NewYork: Duell, Soan and Pearce, [1942]., 1942. First edition thus. Fine in dust jacket with light professional restoration to the spine ends, corners, and extremities. An omnibus edition that collects the author's first three novels, THE SO BLUE MARBLE, THE CROSS-EYED BEAR, and THE BAMBOO BLONDE. A handsome copy and possibly Hughes' scarcest book.

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        Poradnik dla pracownikow swietlic zolnierskich.

      London: Polska YMCA w W. Brytanii, 1941; 1942. - Rocznik: R.1-2 (1941-1942) nr 1a-16; 1-12.; Notka wydawnicza: London: Polska YMCA w W. Brytanii, 1941; 1942.; Wymiar bloku: 26cm.; Naklad: 0; Uwagi: Oprawa plotno wtorna nieco uszkodzona, zachowane niektore oryginalne okladki, blok pekniety, karty luzem, przebarwienia i zabrudzenia, slad tuszu. Poradnik dla pracownikow swietlic zolnierskich (od 1946 pod tytulem Poradnik Swietlicowy. Literatura: Jagielska 1996 poz. 994, Kowalik poz. 2446. Miesiecznik (poczatkowo dwutygodnik) wydawany w Perth od I 1941 do 1959 poczatkowo pod redakcja A. Wojcickiego nastepnie J. Wieczorowej. Rocznik I z 1941 (poza nr 1) i rocznik II z 1942 r. Rocznik 1941 z zalozenia majacy byc dwutygodnikiem obejmuje 16 nr, rocznik 1942 obejmuje 12 nr miesiecznika. Ciekawe, czesc nr tematyczna np. poszczegolne miasta, regiony.; Strony: nr po 18-32s.; Kategorie tematyczne: czasopisma polskie, ogolne druki emigracyjne prasoznawstwo / magazines Polish, general emmigration editions/prints press studies/science / Zeitschriften polnische, Allgemein Emigration Zeitungswissenschaft;

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      Star Publishing Company, 1942., 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.

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        Shadow, the Sheep-Dog

      London: George Newnes Limited, , 1942.. Octavo. Original blue-green cloth, titles to spine and front board gilt, top edge green. With the pictorial dust jacket. With black and white illustrations by Lucy Gee in text. Slight cockling to boards, corners very lightly bumped, mild foxing to edges. An excellent copy in a jacket with gently toned spine, minor chipping to spine ends, and a few small nicks to extremities. First edition, first impression, in a bright and fresh jacket.

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        Go Down, Moses

      New York: Random House, 1942. First Edition, First Printing. In Very Good condition, in a Good price clipped dust jacket. Clean, age-toned pages with a faint cigar smoke odor present. Exterior shows light wear and light mottling to cloth. Dulling to spine cloth, and to gilt stamping on spine. Light edge wear. The dust jacket shows heavy edge wear, with a chip missing from the bottom corner of the front panel, and splits forming at the folds. The jacket has been mended with tape at the top of the spine from the verso. Rare.

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        Zhid - svitovyj bankir i rostovshchik (Jude - Weltbankier und Geldwucherer). Ukrainisches Propaganda-Plakat.

      Um 1942. - 47 x 72 cm. Auf Karton montiert. Antisemitisches Propaganda-Plakat in ukrainischer Sprache. Mit zwei Karikaturen, die den Juden als finanzmächtigen Weltbeherrscher zeigen, allerlei Statistiken, die die angestrebte jüdische Weltherrschaft belegen sollen, darunter die Anzahl der Juden in Amerika, England und Frankreich, Anzahl der Staatsmänner in den letzten 150 Jahren in England, die jüdischer Herkunft waren etc. Daneben neun Porträts jüdischer Persönlichkeiten, deren Werke angeblich "Blut und Tränen brachten": Paul Reuter, Walter Rathenau, Herbert Samuel, Felix Warburg, Benjamin Disraeli, Alfred Mond, Felix Frankfurter und Karl Marx. Mit Lochung im oberen Rand, Ränder leicht fleckig bzw. angeschmutzt, insgesamt aber sehr gut erhalten. Sehr selten. - Ukranian anti-Semitic propaganda poster. Mounted on card board. Some small holes to upper margin, margins slighly spotted, overall in very good condition. Rare. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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      Gyldendal, København 1942. 1. oplag. 332 sider. Indbundet ubeskåret og med orig. omslag i et fantastisk dybfalset helbind af turkisblåt gedeskind. Rygtitel er i sølv og begge permer er dekoreret med en abstrakt menneskelignende figur i hav- eller himmelfarver. Kapitælerne er fladstrøgne og kapitælbåndene er i brunt og orange. I en smuk bogæske af dekoreret lærred med rygtitel i gedeskind. Bindet sign. Ib Psilander.. Førsteudgaven af Karen Blixens væsentlige novellesamling i et pragtfuldt mesterbind

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      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1942. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1942. First edition. The search for a rare and valuable coin leads Philip Marlowe deep into the California underworld in this, Chandler's third novel. Octavo. Original brown cloth binding, with dark brown titles. Extremely faint offsetting to the front flyleaf, with a bit of mild dust staining to the top edge. The dust jacket is a trifle edgeworn, with some light browning along the spine and folds. A particularly nice copy. Bruccoli A3.1.a..

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        The Insolence of Man. [Unpublished carbon typescript.]

      [1942] 1942 - 92 leaves (255 × 205 mm) of carbon typescript, comprising title page, introductory quote, table of chapters, and text pages 1-86, housed in an olive cloth chemise and slipcase. Small holes along left margin from removed staples, otherwise clean and all in excellent condition. Original carbon typescript to White's unpublished "philosophical pamphlet" The Insolence of Man, with over a hundred notes and corrections in White's hand, and several critical notes in the margins by David Garnett, to whom White sent this carbon typescript for critique. There are numerous corrections by White and annotations by Garnett. T. H. White, "during the first half of this destitute year [1942]. wrote a treatise, never published, called 'The Insolence of Man.' Since 'The Book of Merlyn' was held up he compressed its non-Arthurian contents into a tract for the times. The Insolence, Importance, Ferocity, Ingenuity, Problems and Future of Man were severally dealt with as though he were lecturing to a class. The lectures are eloquent and convinced - for they are enlargements of his convictions; but the lecturer's tone of voice is contemptuous and the Jack-of-All-Trades quality of White's mind - which he gave England Have My Bones and The Sword in the Stone their flicker of learning lightly worn - shows as parade and arrogance." (Sylvia Townsend Warner, T. H. White, A Biography, p. 194). David Garnett's letter to White regarding this manuscript was written January 31, 1943, and caused a short break in their friendship: "Dear Tim, I was very glad to get your letter and the M.S. Here I shall note down one or two criticisms of the matter which occur to me. (1) You are definite enough about not accepting a God in Man's Image, or a God as judge of man's importance, & I am glad to find it so. But you are still uncritically accepting an absolute ethic which happens to be vaguely Christian & 19th Century. For example you say: 'You can be ingeniously cruel or ingeniously wicked.' Chapter 4. But wickedness, like Justice & other such concepts varies according to place & time." (David Garnett, The White/Garnett Letters, p. 123). A unique, unpublished text, and an important mouthpiece for White as Merlyn-esque preacher, revealing the the far-reaching thought operating behind the scenes of his Arthurian "children's" books. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Mother, What is Man?

      London: Jonathan Cape, 1942. First edition. Hardcover. Her third collection of poetry along with her drawings. An about near fine copy with the ownership signature of writer Kenneth Hopkins to the front pastedown in an about very good dust jacket that is lightly soiled with a small spot to the front panel, a pen notation to the rear panel and some other slight wear. Signed and inscribed by Smith to Hopkins on the front free endpaper in the year of publication. Laid in is a signed postcard from Smith to Hopkins from 1942 as well as a two page letter from her as well from 1970. A nice association copy of a book that seldom turns up signed.

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        Eigenh. Postkarte mit U.

      O. O., 5. VIII. 1942. - 1 S. 8vo. Mit eh. Adresse. An den Musikschriftsteller und -kritiker Arthur M. Abell (geb. 1868): "Unserer Verabredung gemäß bin ich am 1. Juni abends von meiner Reise heimgekehrt und habe am 2. und 3. Herrn Dr. Ziegfeld bei mir erwartet, jedoch vergeblich. Ich nehme daher an, dass er bereits die Rückreise nach Amerika angetreten hatte. Hoffentlich ist Ihnen das Musikfest in Essen gut bekommen; wir haben uns erst einige Tage im Harz von den ausgestandenen Genüssen erholt, ehe wir nach Berlin zurückkehrten [.]".

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