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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.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books, ABAA]
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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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        Fata Morgana

      Editions Des Lettres Francaises - Sur, Buenos Aires 1942 - Andre BRETON: Fata Morgana. Buenos Aires, Editions Des Lettres Francaises - Sur, 1942. 29p. 1h. (27 x 18cm). Con 6 dibujos en b/n a plena página de Wilfredo Lam. Uno de los 500 ejemplares tirados. Rústica con solapas. Primera edición. Buen estado (cubierta levemente tostada; pequeño doblez en punta superior izquierda como muestra la foto). Raro. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librería del Signo]
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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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        HOW TO COOK A WOLF

      Duell, Sloan and Pearce, [1942]., New York - Fisher, M. F. K. HOW TO COOK A WOLF. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, [1942]. First Edition. 8vo., 261pp., light gray cloth decoration with wolf's head surrounded by vegetables stamped white at the upper cover & with titles stamped white at the spine. A fine, fresh copy in a near fine bright dustwrapper with just a bit of wear at the head & heel of the spine. A handsome copy of the author's scarce third book. Fisher wrote "How to Cook a Wolf" in 1942, in the midst of World War II, just as food rationing programs were kicking into high gear with strict limits placed on basics like sugar, butter, meat, & coffee. War-time slogans encouraged American households to "make do, or do without." [Fisher wrote "How to Cook a Wolf." as a reminder of the pleasure - the rapture - you could still find in food, even under a tight budget or war-time rationing. "I early on thought, as long as we have to eat to live, we may as well have fun doing it. There should be some enjoyment of food, as we do with making love, or keeping warm. It's one of the three basic needs of our lives," she said. "How to Cook a Wolf" reads like an issue of Lady's Home Journal, if the editorial staff were taken over by a philosopher with an empty stomach, a slightly tipsy poet and your mischievous, foxy godmother who once kept many lovers. Best lines include: "Probably one of the most private things in the world is an egg, until it is broken." On cooking during a war-time black-out: "Use as many fresh things as you can, always, and then trust to luck and your blackout cupboard and what you have decided, inside yourself, about the dignity of man." And this advice, from the chapter called "How to Lure the Wolf": "One way to look your prettiest in the kitchen, and make the wolf think that even if his hot breath whuffs through the keyhole and ruffles your very curls you are nigh adamant, is to put up a little mirror." "How to Cook a Wolf" is part cookbook, part essay collection. Fisher shares practical recipes that can be made cheaply: how to make your own toothpaste; a recipe for fried calves' brains, since that cut of meat was cheaper and more readily available under rationing programs; instructions for a good, low-cost sherry cocktail.] - Weekend America. An extremely good copy, much better than usually encountered. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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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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        Vintage Original Document Signed by 28 members of Cast and Crew, from the director's personal archive (Norman Taurog)

      1942 - 9 1/8" x 11 1/4"; 2 pages (front and back one sheet); very good (tape at edge; minor signs of handling); 1942. Rare and unique! Signed on the front by: Peter Lawford; Mickey Rooney; Edmund Gwenn; Freddie Bartholomew; Ian Hunter; Marta Linden; Quanita Quigley; Raymond Severn; Minna Phillips; Tina Thayer; Karl Freund - Cinematographer; George Oppenheimer - Screenwriter; Lionel Houser - Screenwriter; John W. Considine, Jr. - Producer; Stanley H. Goldsmith - Assistant Director; Signed on back by: Wm. R. Cogswell - Wardrobe; Wm. E. Thomas - Stills; Earl McEvoy - Script; Eleanor Cole - Hairdresser; Don Roberson - Make-Up; Cecil Howard - Tech. Advisor; Dick Stevens - Sound; Grace De Vore - Wardrobe; Eugene DeRue - 2nd Assistant Director. This was the last of the films which Rooney and Bartholomew co-starred. Provenance: from the estate of Norman Taurog. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Houle Rare Books/Autographs/ABAA/PADA]
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        Eleven Poems on the Same Theme

      New Directions, Norfolk, CT 1942 - 25 pages. First edition, first printing. Poet Of The Month Series. His second collection of poetry. Inscribed to Adelaide, with a line of poetry by Rimbaud on the first sheet. Near fine book with a hint of foxing around the spine and very slight wear to the corners in a near fine dust jacket with the corners very slightly soiled and a little bit of wear to the top and bottom of the spine. A beautiful copy! [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fireproof Books]
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        Signal 1942, Hefte: 1- 8 (2x), 9, 11- 19, 21-23/24. Sonderausgabe der «Berliner Illustrirten Zeitung». (Konvolut von 22 Heften).

      Berlin, 1942 - 2°, jew. 46 S. m. zahlr., tlw. farb. Abb., Geh., Hefte etwas berieben, einige Hefte mit kleinen Fehlstellen und oder Einrissen (Papier kriegsbedingt spröde) ansonsten guter Zustand. Die grossformatige Nazihauspostille zeigt in eindrücklichen Propagandabildern - ganz im Stil der neuen Sachlichkeit - wie schön der Krieg ist - keine Leichen, kein Blut nur Helden. Und ein paar klasse Frauen für den Testosteronhaushalt des feschen Landsers. 5000 gr.

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        Ms. Brief mit eigenh. U.

      Pacific Palisades, 5. August 1942.. 1 S. Gr.-4to. Mit ms. adr. Kuvert.. An Franklin Rouda von der Harvard University mit &quote;some information about the chapters which puzzle you&quote;: &quote;You ask me whether the author is willing to vouch for the reality of the scene in question. Of necessity, the answer to that must be somewhat fluid and follow a middle course between yes and no which will perhaps not be to your liking. When I wrote those chapters of the Magic Mountain I was under the influence of personal experiences which I had had at the occultistic experimental sessions of the famous late occultist, Dr. Schrenk-Notzing in Munich. Personally, I have learned that there is something true and undeniable to the occult sphere which does not prevent me, however, from regarding it as spiritually uninteresting and unworthy of human exploration. I have expressed this attitude also in an essay wherein I give a detailed account of these experiences to which I have referred. The article is published in English under the title ,Experiences in the Occult' in a volume ,Three Essays', brought out by A. Knopf. The hero of my novel stumbles into this dubious atmosphere influenced by the rather unsympathetic figure of Dr. Krokowski, and you have seen how he finally reacts to it - with a certain moral indignation he interrupts the session and walks out. There may be something like a temporal television in what he has seen, namely, the vision of his cousin with the equipment of the then still imminent World War I, which I do not consider as theoretically altogether unthinkable [ ]&quote;. - Auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf; alt auf Trägerpapier montiert.

      [Bookseller: Kotte Autographs GmbH]
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        Apocalypse de Saint Jean traduite de la Vulgate et du texte grec par Henri Bosco

      Editions de la Galerie Derche, à Casablanca 1942 - Pendant l'Occupation, Henri Bosco, réfugié en Afrique du Nord, continua son activité d'écrivain. On lui doit cette traduction de l'Apocalypse, richement illustrée par Edy-Legrand. Cet ouvrage en pages séparées, sous son cartonnage d'éditeur quelque peu passé, a été tiré à 500 exemplaires, tous signés par le traducteur et par l'illustrateur; celui-ci portant le numéro 240. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie L'Ivre Livre]
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        Refuges.

      Emile-Paul frères 1942 - - Emile-Paul frères, Paris 1942, 12,5x19cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des 30 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil, seuls grands papiers. Petite et légère trace d'insolation sans gravité en tête et en pied du dos, agréable exemplaire. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Fragments du Narcisse

      Octave Mannoni, Antananarivo 1942 - Tananarive, Sn, 1942. 32 x 24,5 cm, 1 f. bl. + 10 ff. n. ch. + 1 f. bl., couv. en papier de bananier, imprimée en noir et portant la mention "hors commerce", sans page de titre, justification et ach. d'impr. en 3e de couv. Rarissime édition du Narcisse faite à Madagscar sous la direction d'Octave Mannoni et destinée à sa classe de philosophie du lycée Gallieni, limitée à 30 ex. La préface est inédite, de même que les commentaires, placés au v° des feuillets, en regard du texte de Valéry. L'achevé d'imprimer porte la mention : "La difficulté en temps de blocus de fournir des textes à ses élèves a induit un professeur de Madagascar à faire imprimer ce poème extrait de Charmes en y joignant des annotations purement scolaires. L'ingéniosité locale a permis la fabrication de ce papier essayé ici pour la première fois et sur lequel on a tiré trente exemplaire de ces cahiers destinés à la classe de philosophie du lycée Gallieni. En aucun cas ces cahiers ne doivent se trouver mis en vente. Imprimé par Henri Vidalie, Tananarive en février 1942 sur papier Blocus." En raison des conditions du temps, cette édition fut faite sans le consentement de l'auteur. Néanmoins, nous disposons du brouillon d'une lettre adressée par Mannoni à Valéry en 1942 ainsi que de 2 réponses de Julien Monod (1942 & 1944) qui montrent l'intérêt que Valéry a porté à cette édition et au commentaire qu'en fit le philosophe et futur psychanalyste (photocopie jointe), qui précise : "Madagascar serait-elle le dernier refuge de la contrefaçon en librairie ? Ose-t-on vous éditer sans votre aveu ? Il n'en est rien ! Simplement, je n'ai pas voulu traiter par l'affreuse polycopie habituelle le beau texte du Narcisse, ni l'exposer, en le dictant, à des mutilations plus affreuses encore. D'autre part les Imprimeries dorment, faute de papier ; pour quelques centaines de francs j'ai pu donner à mes trente élèves une copie du Narcisse aussi convenable que les circonstances le permettent. Cependant, bien qu'il s'agisse d'une "polycopie imprimée", de cahiers qui ne sortent point de la classe de philosophie du lycée Gallieni, je n'aurais pas manqué de vous demander préalablement votre autorisation si n'avions été si longtemps et si complètement privés de toutes communications par mer et par air. (.) Sur la matière même de ce cahier : on a employé un papier de fortune, fait avec de vieux papiers, et dont la fabrication n'était pas encore au point ; mais on n'avait pas le choix. Pour la couverture, on a trouvé un papier de fabrication locale déjà ancienne, fait de fibres de bananier, et destiné surtout à fabriquer des abat-jour et de boites. Les caractères étant vieux et souvent cassés, il a fallu tirer page par page pour n'utiliser qu'un choix à peu près convenable. Je serais extrêmement heureux si vous pouviez avoir quelque plaisir de collectionneur à considérer comme une curiosité cette copie de votre propre poème - à cause des circonstances somme toute un peu exceptionnelles dans laquelle elle a été faite." Dans son 1er courrier, Julien Monod écrit "mon ami Paul Valéry m'a montré hier chez lui votre commentaire du Narcisse dont il m'a fait l'éloge" et lui en demande un exemplaire pour son Valeryanum, exemplaire que Mannoni semble avoir toutes les peines à retrouver, puisque, dans un courrier daté de juin 1945, l'une des personnes à qui il en avait confié un lui assure l'avoir égaré. Dans une autre lettre, Monod écrit "je vous remercie beaucoup des renseignements que vous [me] donnez sur le cahier en question, comme de votre aimable intention de chercher à en retrouver un exemplaire pour mon Valeryanum. J'ai fait lire votre lettre à notre poète et je crois bien qu'il va vous écrire lui-même un mot, comme il comptait le faire depuis longtemps, mais sans avoir la possibilité de communiquer avec vous." Edition connue de Karaïskakis (67C), l'exemplaire qu'il décrit étant en tous points conforme au nôtre. Bel exemplaire, avec qqes traces de pliures. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Die schwarze Spinne. Mit Zeichnungen von Gunter Böhmer.

      Fretz und Wasmuth Verlag., Zürich 1942 - Zürich Fretz und Wasmuth Verlag. 1942. 39x29,5 cm. 122 S., 1 S., 2 Bl. Mit 45 s/w. Zeichnungen und einer zweifarbigen Originallithographie. Originalbroschur mit Originalleinwanddecke, in Schuber. "Neunter Züricher Druck." - Eines von 200 numerierten Exemplaren auf handgeschöpftem Bütten mit einer zweifarbigen signierten Originallithographie von Gunter Böhmer. - Die Ausgabe wurde zum Zentenarium ihres ersten Erscheines herausgegeben, der Wortlaut des Textes ist der von Rudolf Hunziker und Hans Bloesch bearbeiteten kritischen Gotthelf-Ausgabe des Eugen-Rentsch-Verlages in Erlenbach entnommen. - Schönes Exemplar. Sprache: N Originalbroschur mit Originalleinwanddecke, in Schuber. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Daniel Thierstein]
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        Her Heart In Her Throat

      New York: Harper & Brothers. (1942). First. 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. .

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        Berliner Illustrirte Zeitung.

      Bln., Ullstein bzw. Deutscher Verlag, 1934-1942. - Sammlung von 128 Heften mit Illustrationen von E. O. Plauen. Fol. Illustr. OUmschl. Je ca. 32 SS. mit zahlr. Fotos und Illustr. Sprache: Deutsch, Erste Ausgabe. - Mit Heft 50 1934 begann E. O. Plauen [= Erich Ohser] in der Zeitschrift seine berühmten "Vater und Sohn" Comics zu veröffentlichen, unter dem Titel "Was sich Vater und Sohn erzählen" erschienen 1938 die letzten sechs Folgen der Reihe. Daneben schuf Ohser eine ganze Reihe von Einzelzeichnungen für die Zeitung bis hin zu ganzen Seitengestaltungen, darunter eine Reihe von kleineren Zeichnungen zu Theater- und Filmanekdoten im Stil der Illustrationen zu den Kästner-Büchern. Ohser wurde 1944 von einem Bekannten wegen antifaschistischer Äußerungen denunziert und beging im Gefängnis Selbstmord. - Vorhanden sind Nr. 50-52 1934, Nr. 40-52 1935, Nr. 1-16, 18-26 1936, Nr. 2-3, 5, 7-8, 10-14, 16, 19-33, 40-44, 46-49 1937, Nr. 8-9, 14, 17, 33 36-41, 43, 46, 49, 51-52 1938, Nr. 2, 5, 7, 10-12, 15, 20-21, 27, 31, 39, 49, 52 1939, 1, 5. 7, 9, 15-19, 21-22, 24, 26, 29, 44, 49, 52 1940, Nr. 3, 9, 12, 18, 23, 35 1941 sowie Nr. 39 1942. - Stellenweise Gebrauchsspuren, zwei Umschläge mit Tesa geklebt, ein Umschlag im Falz gerissen, Rätsel teils gelöst, insgesamt jedoch gut erhalten. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        GO DOWN, MOSES

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

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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        Go Down, Moses

      Random House, NY 1942 - A bright, tight restored copy in black cloth stamped in red and gold. The endpapers have been professionally restored and some restoration work done on the dustwrapper. The dustwrapper is 2mm shorter than the book, but other than that, shows no flaws (and uncommon thus). Includes the title story and six others including Faulkner's classic, The Bear. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michael J. Toth, Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Go Down, Moses and Other Stories

      NY: Random House, 1942 - Published in New York by Random House in 1942. First Printing is stated on copyright page. Book near fine except for slight wearing on corners, fading and discoloration on boards, spine, paste downs, and free end pages. DJ good except for chipping on corners, wearing along top and bottom edges, chipping on top and bottom spine ends and along top edge of book, creasing along top and bottom edges, holes worn on front and back flap joints, fading and discoloration on covers, spine, and inside flaps, back side of DJ has been repaired with tape on joints and bottom spine end. DJ has been price clipped. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le Don Juan de Mozart *

      LUF/Egloff, Fribourg 31.5.1942. - Broché 23 x 17, couverture imprimée rempliée. Bel exemplaire de luxe de ce recueil imprimé par l'incontournable Kundig de Genève.Il bénéficie encore d'un envoi de l'auteur, strictement d'époque, à la gente dame au nom de laquelle il est imprimé, la femme de Noël Cailler.Un cadeau idéal à glisser sous le sapin.La totale. Édition originale. Parmi 105 exemplaires de tête sur vergé de Rives, l'un des 20 premiers lettrés nominatifs, outre 80 numérotés et 20 hors commerce sur le même papier, avant 2'200 vélin.

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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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        PRE-SARGONID TEMPLES IN THE DIYALA REGION

      University of Chicago. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. Babylonia; Holy Land; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; xvii, 320 pages; This vintage work is a description of the archaeological expedition in Diyala, Iraq, begun in 1930. The work was published by the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute, and is a catalogue of the artifacts found among ancient temples in the Diyala region. The rear of the work is illustrated with many large folding maps and diagrams of the temples, and there are photographs and diagrams throughout the text. The book has very mild wear to the outside and is solidly bound with clean pages and some library markings. A few pages of text near the rear of the work have been bound in upside-down. 27 plates, 1 map, 1 table, apro 200 textural illustrations. Archaeology, Religion, Architecture, Ancient History, Middle East, Anthropology, Holy Land, Art, Mythology, Egypt, Egyptology, Hieroglyphics. This scarce old work was deaccessioned from Ambassador College Library archaeology department. ; 7 .

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        The High Window

      Knopf 1942 - First Edition, First Printing. This is the true first edition with all the first issue points re-bound in fine leather with gold trim. An attractive copy of this exquisitely hand crafted book. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp with slight wear to the panels. The pages are clean with new decorative endpapers. There is no writing, or bookplates in the book. Overall, a unique and spectacular copy of this true first edition re-bound in fine material. Trades and offers welcomed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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        Japanese Prints of the Ledoux Collection - Set of 5 Volumes complete (all published).

      E. Weyne / Princeton University, N.Y. and P 1942 - Boards 37 cm, folios, unpaginated, color collotype plates and black & white halftones, Volumes I , lV and V limited to 1,000 copies and Volumes II and III limited to 400 copies. Vol. I: Primitive Period; Vol II; Harunobu and shunsho; Vol. III: Buncho to Utamaro; and, Vol. IV: Sharaku to Toyokuni. Vol. V: Hokusai & Hiroshige. Vol. I-III: New York: Weyhe, and Vol. IV-V: Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1942-51. Each volume includes biographical information on artists. Print descriptions include subject references to legends, literature, politics, and social customs. Also includes physical and technical descriptions of prints and translations of poems found on prints. Contains a bibliography of books and catalogues cited in text. ( Abrams L141). Superb catalogues of one of the great collections of Japanese prints now dispersed. Written with scholarly thoroughness and sensitive understanding; excellent reproductions in black and white and color (Arntzen Rainwater N155). For over twenty years he kept his collection limited to 250 prints in number only . Louis Vernon Ledoux was an American poet who lived from 1880 to 1948. Good copies. Volume V with spot on front endpaper where library label was removed. Volumes I-IV were never library volumes. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Slave Songs of the Georgia Sea Islands

      New York: Creative Age Press, Inc.,, 1942. Music transcribed by Creighton Churchill and Robert MacGimsey. Introduction by Olin Downes. Large octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and upper board in red and white with a plate from a photo to the upper board, red top-stain, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. Portrait frontispiece and 24 plates. Boards very lightly rubbed, spine a bit faded, contents a bit toned with some light spotting. An excellent copy in the rubbed, creased, and chipped jacket. First edition, first printing of a significant compilation of American roots music. The author spent 25 years living in the sea islands, exploring the region's unique Gullah culture and recording the music that had been passed down from the freed slaves who settled there in the 19th-century. The book presents 60 songs in a variety of genres, as well as photos and information on the customs, religion, and material culture of the islands. This copy is inscribed on the half-title by Ed Ricketts, the American marine biologist and friend of John Steinbeck, to his wife "To Toni on some very special (no doubt) and certainly very pleasant occasion, I've forgot now when or how, 11-11-45, Ed." Ricketts autograph material is very scarce.

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        SHAW - EDE T.E. LAWRENCE'S LETTERS TO H.S. EDE 1927-1935

      [London]: Golden Cockerel Press, [1942].. Quarto. Half morocco and cloth, t.e.g. Some tanning at the morocco turn- ins, a couple small rubs to raised bands, otherwise a nice copy with the publisher's "Notice" slip laid in. First edition, regular issue. One of 470 numbered copies, from a total edition of 500 copies. With a foreword and commentary by Ede.

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        Notes Toward a Supreme Fiction

      Cummington, Mass: Cummington Press, 1942. First edition, No. LVII of 80 numbered copies signed by the author. 8vo. With geometric decorations printed in yellow and gray. 46 pp. White cloth lettered in black. Cloth slightly soiled, otherwise fine. Edelstein A6.a

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        The "Summa Theologica"

      London: Burns Oats and Washburn, Ltd.. (1942). First (1922), second (1935), and reprint of second editions (1942). Twenty two volumes. Thirteen of the set are very good plus their only fault being sunning to their spines while the other 9 are very good minus with small to substantial dampstains or mildew to the front and back panels, but still with bright, clean texts. Translated by the Fathers of the English Dominican Province. .

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