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      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran and Company, 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Pursuit of a Parcel.

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1942 - Octavo. Original light blue cloth, titles to spine and mask device to upper board in black. With the dust jacket. Small cataloguing slip tipped-in to rear gutter. Spine rolled. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket. First edition, first impression. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        La mare au diable

      Ferroud, Paris 1942 - In-8 ( 21 / 16 cm ) plein chagrin brun. Dos à 5 nerfs ornés d'un filet perlé doré. Titre doré. Fleurons dorés entre-nerfs. Filet doré en tête et queue. Plats ornés de filets dorés et petits fleurons dorés dans les coins.Tête dorée.Couvertures illustrées et dos conservés.175 pages.Orné de 39 illustrations par Pierre Gandon, gravées sur bois par Gilbert Poilliot.Exemplaire n° 26, un des 30 premiers sur Vélin d'Arches, contenant une suite à part des illustrations et une aquarelle originale sous serpente de Pierre Gandon.La suite est placée à part dans un étui des Atéliers Rameau à Marseille ( Reliure moderne )dans l'esprit de la reliure du livre.In-8 ( 21 / 16 cm ) plein chagrin brun. Dos à 5 nerfs ornés d'un filet perlé doré. Titre doré, fleurons dorés dans les caissons. Filet doré encadrant les plats avec petits fleurons dans les coins. Pages de garde papier cuve rappelant le papier cuve du livre. Portefeuille cartonné renfermant la suite en couleurs.Très bel exemplaire. Illustrés modernes

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        Go Down, Moses and other stories.

      New York, Random House, 1942 - Octavo. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full terracotta morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, single rule to boards gilt, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, dark green plain endpapers, all edges gilt. A fine copy. First Edition, First Printing. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Signal 1943, Hefte: 1- 24 (compl. in 24 Heften). Sonderausgabe der «Berliner Illustrirten Zeitung». .

      Berlin, 1942 - 2°, jew. 46 S. m. zahlr., tlw. farb. Abb., Geh., Hefte etwas berieben, wenige Hefte mit kleinen Fehlstellen und oder Einrissen (Papier kriegsbedingt spröde) ansonsten sehr 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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        Signal 1942, Hefte: 1- 23/24 (compl. in 23 Heften). Sonderausgabe der «Berliner Illustrirten Zeitung». .

      Berlin, 1942 - 2°, jew. 46 S. m. zahlr., tlw. farb. Abb., Geh., Hefte etwas berieben, wenige Hefte mit kleinen Fehlstellen und oder Einrissen (Papier kriegsbedingt spröde) ansonsten sehr 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.

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        Signal 1943, Hefte: 1- 24 (compl. in 24 Heften). Sonderausgabe der "Berliner Illustrirten Zeitung". .

      Berlin, 1942. 2°, jew. 46 S. m. zahlr., tlw. farb. Abb., Geh., Hefte etwas berieben, wenige Hefte mit kleinen Fehlstellen und oder Einrissen (Papier kriegsbedingt spröde) ansonsten sehr guter Zustand. Preis in CHF: 550. 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.

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        Signal 1942, Hefte: 1- 23/24 (compl. in 23 Heften). Sonderausgabe der "Berliner Illustrirten Zeitung". .

      Berlin, 1942. 2°, jew. 46 S. m. zahlr., tlw. farb. Abb., Geh., Hefte etwas berieben, wenige Hefte mit kleinen Fehlstellen und oder Einrissen (Papier kriegsbedingt spröde) ansonsten sehr guter Zustand. Preis in CHF: 550. 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.

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        Story): "The Hang of It" in The Kit Book for Soldiers, Sailors and Marines

      Consolidated Book Publishers, Chicago 1942 - First edition, first issue. Page edges a little browned as usual, a bit of rubbing to the boards, else about fine in papercovered boards (without dustwrapper as issued) and in the rare original illustrated shipping carton, which shows evidence of having been mailed, but is otherwise in about fine condition. This book of cartoons and short stories was intended to be shipped to fighting men away from home. Salinger's story represents his first appearance in a commercial book. Both issues are very uncommon in the original carton, the first issue much more so than the second. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Kit Book: For Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines

      Consolidated Book Publishers, Chicago 1942 - "The Kit Book: For Soldiers, Sailors and Marines". First edition first issue (with copyright page preceding the title page). A World War II-era compilation containing Salinger's third published short story and first appearance in book form. Publisher's bright red, white and blue pictorial boards (issued without a dust jacket), in the original pictorial shipping carton. Salinger's story, "The Hang of It," appears on p. 332 of this collection of "favorite stories, verse and cartoons for the entertainment of servicemen," which also features contributions by Elbert Hubbard, Ellery Queen, O' Henry, Rudyard Kipling and Damon Runyan. Quite rare, especially in the original mailing box, very few of which have survived. The original pictorial shipping carton is in good condition. There is wear along the edges and folds exposing the plain colored cardboard underneath.The printed images are well preserved.The book is in very good condition. There is minor to moderate wear to the top and bottom of the spine and to the front and rear boards. The corners are lightly bumped and worn. The text block is very well preserved, with the text and illustrations clean and crisp, and the colors of the illustrations still vivid and bright. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        (Story): "The Hang of It" in The Kit Book for Soldiers, Sailors and Marines

      Chicago: Consolidated Book Publishers. 1942. First. First edition, first issue. Page edges a little browned as usual, a bit of rubbing to the boards, else about fine in papercovered boards (without dustwrapper as issued) and in the rare original illustrated shipping carton, which shows evidence of having been mailed, but is otherwise in about fine condition. This book of cartoons and short stories was intended to be shipped to fighting men away from home. Salinger's story represents his first appearance in a commercial book. Both issues are very uncommon in the original carton, the first issue much more so than the second. .

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        Go Down, Moses

      Random House, 1942 - First Edition, First Printing. This original First Issue dustjacket has the eight titles printed on back panel starting with the "Storm" indicating a first issue dustjacket. An attractive dustjacket that is rich in color with some wear to the edges and corners. The book is sharp with slight wear to the edges. There is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. The binding is tight and the pages are clean. Overall, a nice copy of this true first edition in collector's condition. We buy Faulkner First Editions. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        GO DOWN, MOSES and other stories

      NY: Random House, (1942) - First Edition in the variant dark blue binding. Faulkner's collection of interconnected stories which, besides the title tale, includes Was and the short fiction classic, The Bear. It is worth noting that in later editions the words, And other Stories were omitted from the title. This copy, though square and tight, is but Very Good, and its First state dust jacket (titles listed on rear panel) is not price-clipped (original price, $2.00) but is much worn, creased and chipped. Still, a nice copy, and priced accordingly. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mystery Pier Books, Inc.,ABAA, ILAB, ABA]
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        Historia de Guadalajara y sus Mendozas en los siglos XV y XVI

      - Historia de Castilla-La Mancha. Siglo XV. -Siglo XVI. (929.52) Aldus. Madrid. 1942 28 cm. 4 v, lam. I-XLVIII. Encuadernación en tapa dura artesanal con lomo estampado. Layna Serrano, Francisco 1893-1971. Por Francisco Layna Serrano. Tomo. Precede al tít.: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas. Instituto Jerónimo Zurita. Abundantes anotaciones del anterior propietario en las primeras páginas, conserva cubiertas originales. G18 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Fighting Terhunes

      New York: Arcadia House. 1942. First. First edition. Fine in fine, price-clipped dustwrapper with very light wear. High-strung family fights relentlessly, but are loyal when confronted by romantic interlopers. The Georgia-born Peggy Gaddis Dern wrote under both the names Peggy Gaddis and Peggy Dern. This copy Inscribed by the author to her sister and brother-in-law: "To Goldie & Mr. Wyatt, with love & best wishes, Peggy Dern. 1942." A nice association in an attractive copy of probably the author's best known romance. .

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        [Photo Album]: WWII Northern Africa and Italy

      Egypt, El Alemain, Tunis, Sousse, Sfax, Pont Du Fans, Catania Sicily. 1942-1945. Oblong quarto. String-tied brown leather photo album measuring 7" x 10" and stamped with an embossed scene of a man on a camel with palm trees and pyramids in the distance. A collection of 64 captioned black and white photographs most measuring 3" x 2.5". Very good with some tears and chips on the tissue guard and worn edges. An album of images taken by a British solider during World War II while stationed in Egypt, El Alemain, Tunis, Sousse, Sfax, Pont Du Fans, Cantaia Sicily, and others between 1942-1945. Depicted throughout the album are photos of the cities, the pyramids, the Sphinx of Africa, ancient forts, and the harbor of Algiers. There are also numerous military pictures including a night attack on Alexandria with antiaircraft fire captured on film like a fireworks on display. One page shows two German grave sites and a group of captured Germans at El-Alemain as well as an overturned tank. Seven photos show men with various planes taken at Sousse Airfield; one photo is captioned, "enemy plane hit by ack-ack." Sousse was an airfield used mostly exclusively during 1943 and controlled by the United States, mostly compiled of fighters and spitfires. An excellent collection of military photographs from an important WWII campaign. .

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        TLS ("Göring").

      "Hauptquartier" ("Headquarters"), 30. XI. 1942. - 4to. 1 p. on double leaf. In German. To Major General Josef Pultar (1884-1949): "The Fuehrer and Commander-in-Chief of the Wehrmacht has approved your request and granted your resignation from active military service as of Nov. 20, 1942 with license to continue wearing the past uniform. Upon the occasion of your retirement, I wish to express my heartfelt thanks for the excellent services you have rendered to your country during a long and successful career in war and in peace. I give visual expression to these thanks by including my portrait in a silver frame [.]". - Wrinkled and with slight damage to edges; on blindstamped stationery with printed letterhead of the Reichsmarschall.

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        Reinhard Heydrich 7.März 1904 *4.Juni 1942

      Berlin Verlag Ahnenerbe Stiftung, 1942.. . Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlagseinband (Broschur / Kartoneinband / Steifumschlag im Format 24 x 32 cm) mit dekoriertem (Sigrunen) Deckeltitel. 32 Seiten, ohne Zählung, mit 5 ganzseitigen Fotoabbildungen auf Kunstdruckpapier ("SS-Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich, Aufnahme Friedrich Franz Bauer / Das Arbeitszimmer des Obergruppenführers Heydrich im Reichssicherheitshauptamt Berlin, Aufnahme: Leonhard Kull / SS-Obergruppenführer Heydrich bei der Flaggenhissung auf der Prager Burg, Scherl Bilderdienst, Gerold Grupp / Die Prager Burg, letzte Wirkungsstätte dess Obergruppenführers Heydrich, Aufnahme Centropress, Prag / Die Totenmaske Reinhard Heydrichs, abgenommen von Professor Franz Rotter, Prag") sowie einer Faksimilewiedergabe eines eigenhändigen Schreibens des Ermordeten, zum Thema "Musik". Graphische Gestaltung und Zeichnungen von Johannes Boehland / Berlin. - Aus dem Inhalt: Geleitwort "Meine Ehre heißt Treue" (ganzseitig, in kalligraphischer Gestaltung) - Der Nationalsozialist Reinhard Heydrich, von Reichsleiter Martin Bormann (Leiter der Partei-Kanzlei) - "Wir müssen an uns selbst arbeiten . . .", von Reinhard Heydrich - "Geheime Staatspolizei, Kriminalpolizei und Sicherheitsdienst . . ", von Reinhard Heydrich zum Tag der Deutschen Polizei 1941 - Nachruf von SS-Oberst-Gruppenführer Daluege - "Die geschichtliche Fehlentwicklung zur Eigenstaatlichkeit . . .", Erklärung des Stellvertretenden Reichsprotektors Heydrich gegenüber der neu eingesetzten Protektoratsregierung - Rede des Reichsführers SS beim Staatsakt für SS-Obergruppenführer Heydrich im Mosaiksaal der Neuen Reichskanzlei am 9.Juni 1942 (9 Seiten) - Persönlicher Nachruf von Adolf Hitler. - Kriegsdruck / Erstausgabe in mittlerer Erhaltung (vorderer Einbanddeckel mit kleinen randständigen Fehlstellen und lose; hinterer Einbanddeckel mit kleinen Rissen und zwei kleinen Eckenabrissen, sonst sehr gut). - Mit zeittypischen Beiträgen wie z.B.: "Reinhard Heydrichs überragende Leistung für die nationalsozialistische Bewegung ist der Sicherheitsdienst! Frühzeitig und rasch hatte der Reichsführer SS die besondere Begabung, die speziellen Fähigkeiten Heydrichs erkannt: schon 1931 übertrug er ihm das schwierige Spezialgebiet! Damit war der rechte Mann am rechten Platz. Nur ein untadeliger Nationalsozialist, ein Mann größter Tatkraft, ein Mann mit ebenso sicherem wie klarem Urteilsvermögen konnte die gestellte Aufgabe meistern. R.H. unterschied mit durchdringendem Verstand und untrüglichem Instinkt Echtes von scheinbar Echtem, Menschlich-Allzumenschliches von wirklich Schlechten . . . Verfolgung von Feinden der Partei und des Staates. In wirklich kürzester Zeit überlegte Heydrich sich jeweils alle Möglichkeiten seiner Gegner, breitete sie wohlgeordnet, wie einen Fächer, vor dem Reichsführer SS aus und konnte meistens in kürzester Zeit Erledigung von Auftrag und Aufgabe melden . . . Er sah, daß der Führer sich keine Ruhepause könnte, und deshalb kannte auch er weder sattes Behagen noch pflegliche Ruhe, sondern rastlos arbeitete sein schöpferischer Geist . . . Wer mit SS-Obergruppenführer H. zusammenarbeitete, hatte immer wieder helle Freude an seiner sportlich-soldatischen Haltung, an seinem umfassenden Wissen und seinem sicheren Urteil. Stets blieb er mit unbeirrbarer Härte auf der von ihm als weltanschaulich richtig erkannten Linie! So beweglich seine Methoden waren, so zäh und stur blieb seine nationalsozialistische Haltung. Die NSDAP verlor mit R.H. einen ihrer Besten!" (Reichsleiter Bormann) / "Wir müssen an uns selbst arbeiten. In unerhörte Selbstzucht müssen wir die ewigen Grundsätze der uns vom Führer gegebenen Weltanschauung in uns verankern und einhalten. Um unser Volk zu erhalten, müssen wir dem Gegner gegenüber hart sein, auch auf die Gefahr hin, dem einzelnen Gegner menschlich damit einmal wehe zu tun und eventuell auch bei manchen sicherlich wohlmeinenden Menschen als unbeherrschte Rohlinge verschrieen zu werden. Wenn wir nämlich als Nationalsozialisten unsere geschichtliche Aufgabe nicht erfüllen, weil wir zu objektiv und menschlich waren, dann wird man uns trotzdem nicht mildernde Umstände anrechnen. Es wird einfach heißen: vor der Geschichte haben sie ihre Aufgabe nicht erfüllt. . . Wir müssen vorbildlich die vom Führer gegebenen ewigen Grundsätze vorleben. Wir, die SS, wollen der weltanschaulichen Stoßtrupp und Schutzstaffel der Idee des Führers sein und gleichzeitig in der Erfüllung der Aufgaben der Staatspolizei ein innenpolitisches Schutzkorps des nationalsozialistischen Staates" (R.H.) / "In diesem Geist politischen Soldatentums führte er seine SS-Männer in äußerster Zucht, so hart zu sein, wie es die Sicherheit des Ganzen verlangte, aber niemals härter, als es das Gesamtschicksal des Volkes notwendig machte. In dieser Entwicklung, die Heydrich der SS unlösbar verband, und die ihn polizeiliche Mittel aus dem großen Ordnungswillen des Reiches in Europa handhaben ließ, übertrug ihm der Führer die Stellvertretung des Reichsprotektors für Böhmen und Mähren" (Oberstgruppenführer Daluege) / "Mit dem Tode des SS-Obergruppenführers REINHARD HEYDRICH, Stellvertretenden Reichsprotektors in Böhmen und Mähren und Chef des SD und Sicherheitspolizei, hat die nationalsozialistische Bewegung abermals einen opfervollen Beitrag zum Freiheitskampf unseres Volkes gegeben. So unfassbar für uns der Gedanke war, daß dieser strahlende, große Mensch nach kaum vollendetem 38.Lebensjahr nicht mehr unter uns weilen und in seiner Freunde Mitte kämpfen sollte, so unersetzbar sein einmaliges Können, verbunden mit einem Charakter von seltener Reinheit und einem Verstand von durchdringender Logik und Klarheit ist, so würden wir nicht in seinem Sinne handeln, wenn wir nicht hier an seinem Sarge die heldischen Gedanken vom Stirb und Werde, die einstmals unser Volk beim Tode ihrer Liebsten bewegt haben, wieder zu unseren eigenen machen würden . . . Die Jahre 1933-36 waren erfüllt von vieler Arbeit und zahllosen Anfangsschwierigkeiten, tatenfrohem unbekümmerten Zupacken im Ausland gegenüber Emigranten und Landesverrätern, harter schmerzvolle Pflichterfüllung im Inneren . . . Ich darf hier auch einmal vor aller Öffentlichkeit die Gedanken dieses von den Untermenschen gefürchteten, von Juden und sonstigen Verbrechen gehassten und verleumdeten und auch einst von manchem Deutschen nicht verstandenen Mannes darlegen. Alle Maßnahmen und Handlungen, die er traf, packte er als Nationalsozialist und SS-Mann an. Aus den tiefen Gründen seines Herzens und seines Blutes heraus hat er die Weltanschauung Adolf Hitlers erfüllt, verstanden und verwirklicht. Alle Probleme, die er zu lösen hatte, fasste er aus der grundsätzlichen Erkenntnis echter rassischer Weltanschauung und aus dem Wissen heraus an, daß Reinerhaltung, Sicherung und Schutz unseres Blutes das höchste Gesetz ist . . . Am 27. Mai aber traf ihn die hinterhältige Bombe englischer Herkunft, geworfen von einem bezahlten Subjekt aus den Reihen wertlosesten Untermenschentums, und brachte ihn zur Strecke. Furcht und allzu große Vorsicht waren ihm fremd, ihn, der einer der besten Sportsmänner der SS war, ein kühner Fechter, Reiter, Schwimmer, Fünfkämpfer, ein Sportsmann an Können und an Gesinnung. Kennzeichnend für seinen Mut und seine Energie jedoch ist es, daß er selbst, schon schwer verwundet, sich noch wehrte und zweimal auf den Attentäter schoss" (Reichsführer SS Himmler) / "DER FÜHRER: ICH HABE DIESEM TOTEN NUR NOCH WENIGE WORTE ZU WIDMEN. ER WAR EINER DER BESTEN NATIONALSOZIALISTEN, EINER DER STÄRKSTEN VERTEIDIGER DES DEUTSCHEN REICHSGEDANKENS, EINER DER GRÖSSTEN GEGNER ALLER FEINDE DIESES REICHES. ER IST ALS EIN BLUTZEUGE GEFALLEN FÜR DIE ERHALTUNG UND SICHERUNG DES REICHES. ALS FÜHRER DER PARTEI UND ALS FÜHRER DES DEUTSCHEN REICHES GEBE ICH DIR, MEINE LIEBER KAMERAD HEYDRICH, NACH DEM PARTEIGENOSSEN TODT ALS ZWEITEM DEUTSCHEN DIE HÖCHSTE AUSZEICHNUNG, DIE ICH ZU VERLEIHEN HABE: DIE OBERSTE STUFE DES DEUTSCHEN ORDENS" (ADOLF HITLER)

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        Fliegen und Siegen: Ein Raumbildwerk von unserer Luftwaffe

      Raumbild-Verlag Otto Schönstein (1942), München - 4to. 88 pp. Brown cloth with silver lettering on cover and spine. Beveled edges. 100 b/w stereographs and stereoscope resting in lowered pockets inside front- and rear boards. Captivating Raumbild-Album documenting the story of the Luftwaffe in Hitler's Germany and it's battles in W.W.II up until 1942. Illustrated with 8 full page reproductions of color photographs by Kriegsberichter Wanderer, Breu, Sturm, Weixler, as well as a color illustration of Hermann Göring after a painting by H. Funk. Stereographs by Weixler, Eitel Lange, and Aubele. Instructions on how to use viewer, laid-in. Stereographs show Göring with Ernst Udet, Generalfeldmarschall Kesselring, General der Flieger Jeschonnek, Oberst Mölders, Hauptmann Jope, Hauptmann Joppien, the Stuka Ju 87, Focke-Wulf "Condor", ME 109, Ju 52, seaplanes, bombers, parachuters, as well as many other images. "Herausgegeben von Dr. Heinz Orlovius, Ministerialrat im Reichsluftfahrtsministerium." Text in German. Some age toning to outer edges of leaves. Overall very good condition. Complete Raumbild-Album with all photographs present. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Building Plans for a Building for James H. Hjul at 170 Otis St., San Francisco. (Now the Department of Human Service serving almost 100,000 San Franciscans each year.)

      San Francisco: James H. Hjul, Structural Engineer, December 1925 - April 1942. - Original pencil drawings on tracing paper. Sheet size primarily 42" x 60". 20 sheets. Job #171. James Hansen Hjul (1882 - 1957), a structural engineer, constructed many buildings in San Francisco. He was the founder of the J.H. Construction Company and was listed as a contractor, civil engineer, structural engineer and construction engineer in San Francisco City Directories from 1907 to 1958. Most of his work occurred in the South of Market area on warehouses and industrial buildings.

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        Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States: 1919 - The Paris Peace Conference, Volumes I - XIII (The Complete Thirteen Volume Set)

      Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 1942 - A very good copy of the apparent first hard cover edition (no explicit edition or printing statement) of the complete thirteen volume set, lacking dust-jackets (as issued). The text of each volume is wholly unmarked, pristine -- no owner's signature(s), marks, notes, or highlighting of any kind -- and the red cloth binding with gilt lettering of each volume is remarkably bright and fresh in appearance, though the brilliance of the spines varies (see scan), due to variable sunning. These are NOT ex-library copies, having issued from the personal library of a scholar whose work was focused on the early history of the international peace movement. A stunning copy of the complete set. [Please note: Due to the size and weight of the set extra shipping may be required depending on the destination and speed of delivery requested. International buyers especially may wish to inquire. Quotations gladly provided, and additional scans are available upon request. We do ship daily.] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Clark Gifford's Body

      New York: Random House,, 1942. Octavo. Original red boards, titles to spine and upper board in white and black, top edge dyed black. With the dust jacket. Corners bumped, partial tanning to endpapers. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with faded spine panel and a tiny closed tear at the edge of the spine panel. First edition, first impression. Scarce in the jacket in such nice condition. This novel tells the story of a future civil war in the United States, precipitated by a fascist coup.

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        Trending into Maine (Inscribed and dated by N. C. Wyeth)

      Little, Brown & Co. 1942 [1938], Boston - In color pictorial dust wrapper. This early editiion contains a personal inscription by N. C. Wyeth on the half-tltle: "N. C. Wyeth / 1942. Book near fine, wrapper with a few scuffs to spine, else near fine.

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      Istituto Italiano Arti Grafiche,, Bergamo 1942 - (Codice ME9412) In 4º (32,5 cm) 220+50 pp. di pubblicità. Illustrato con centinaia di belle fotografie in nero, anche a piena pagina eialcune vignette a colori. Inoltre 28 magistrali tavole a colori dei pittori: Araca, Bazzi, Boccasile, Guazzoni, Mancioli, Molino, Santambrogio, Sinopico. Quadri esposti al "III Premio Cremona 1941-XX". Completo con la tavola a colori protetta da velina con ritratto di Mussolini opera, di Federico Spoltore. Molto interessanti anche le pagine pubblicitarie. Grande volume, brossura originale, dorso un po' usato (ma solido) con piccola rustica riparazione. Interno ottimo. Euro 550 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA ~ Tutti i libri subito disponibili. Descrizioni precise, consegna rapida con imballaggio solido. All books are in stock in fine conditions or described meticulously. Very safe packaging ~

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        [Photographs]: Trucker Photographs

      1942-1992. A collection of more than more 500 photographs and negatives from Bette S. Garber (1942-2008), whom The New York Times called the Cartier-Bresson of American trucking. The B&W and color photos, taken while she was working for American Trucker, Trucker News, and Roadstar, date from the 1970s to the early 1990s and capture the teamster lifestyle with images of drivers, trucks, racing, social gathering, and support industries such as distribution centers, truck stops, farms markets, etc. The majority of the photographs are loose with a handful matted and framed, plus another 600 photographs of her childhood and family in photo albums or loose photo pages. Overall near fine with a third of the photographs with adhesive remnants on the rear from being removed from an album; another smaller group with tape remnants and minor wear. .

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        [Playscript]: Strip for Action

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

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      Brussels: ditions du Rond-Point, 1942. stiff paper wrappers with text loosely inserted as issued. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers with text loosely inserted as issued. 194, (3) pages. Text in French. This is one of the six numbered sets printed on Madagascar paper with color illustrations designed by André Collot and containing an extra set of plates demonstrating the color progression of an illustration. Colophon page notes that illustrations were engraved by Collot and drawn by G. Duval in Paris. Collot (1897-1976) was a French artist and illustrator. A collection of short stories by Daudet (1840-1897), a French novelist. Frontispiece, foreword and table of contents. Table of contents follows text. Unopened. Wrappers slightly bent at edges and lightly soiled.

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        The Little House

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1942. First Edition, First Printing, with title page dated 1942, and no subsequent printings listed on the copyright page. In Good condition, lacking the scarce dust jacket. Cloth shows fading, rubbing, soiling, moisture spots to rear, fraying to corners and spine ends, with a split forming at the top of the spine at the front gutter. The binding is fragile, with some separations showing, and splits starting. Pages show soiling, signs of handling, wear, and offsetting from the images. Shows wear and age, and would benefit from light touches of restoration. First printing of this desirable and scarce Caldecott Medal winner.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        A New Dicitonary of Quotations on Historical Principles from Ancient and Modern Sources

      ALFRED A. KNOPF, NEW YORK 1942 - Tight binding. No markings. No bookplate. Few Creased on dust jacket. Mylar protecting dust jacket. Gold gilt on cover and spine. Foxing on the dust jacket. General wear and rubbed cover. DATE PUBLISHED: 1942 EDITION: 1347 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        1.) Royal Automobile Club Driver's Certificate. (2.)Regular Army Certificate of Service. ((3.) Personal Observer's and Gunners Flying Log Book.

      1932. 1934.1942. - (1) in plain red boards. Illustrated with a small gravure of the author. 24mo. (2) in pictorial printed red boards. Faint RAC shield embossing to front cover. Various official stamps to internals. Handwritten bibliography in rear pocket. 12mo. (3) in titled blue cloth. Ruled pages as per contemporary log type. 8vo. Privileged and refined from the Oxbridge mill house, Sgt. G.S. Standring was typical of many pilots who fought the Battle of Britain.The three items herein presented composite to a brief tale of a young fellow caught up in the hurricane of history. In item (1) we see Standring was issued his Driver's Certificate from the Royal Automobile Club - Pall Mall - in December 1932. His photo accompanies this document. Item (2) presents his service record noting in great detail his 1934 enlistment, training and service with the prestigious Royal Horse Guards of the Household Cavalry - the renowned " Blues " - based at Combermere Barracks , Windsor. This official document records Standring as being born in 1914 and now " a six foot fresh complexioned fair-haired blue eyed " chap " with a mole on his left shoulder blade". Through notes in various hands and official stamps permeating the document we observe that after a four year service with the revered Blues Regiment , Standring requests a discharge which enables him to enlist with Royal Air Force. His Colonel describes Standring in his discharge comments as " exemplary in military conduct. An exceptionally intelligent and industrious man". In May 1940 he is taken by the RAF " for duration of emergency ". Item ( 3) begins records Standring's exhaustive training and certification as Air Observer, Astro Navigator and Air Armament Observer at RAF Picton in Ontario, Canada. Several Certification documents in Navigation and Gunnery are laid down on unused pages. Standard Log format indicates through entries in ink Standring's flight time and activities ( navigation, gunnery, etc.) at RAF Picton and later recalled back home to England and assigned to A and D Flights- O.T.U. Lossiemouth ( Elgin). Concise, detailed entries of flights in Anson's, Faiery Battle's and Wellington's, criss-crossing Canada and the island of Great Britain learning the ways of aerial warfare. June 1942, Standring is at last posted to a combat squadron - the 57 - attached to the 3rd Bomber Group of Bomber Command - a hard action squadron of Wellington's and Lancaster's engaged in night bombing raids over Germany. He did not return from his eighth mission, 22 June 1942 as noted in hand by the commander of 57 squadron - " Aircraft failed to return.death presumed ". (1) and (2) are Fine copies. (3) - Covers and extremities moderately rubbed, name and serial number in ink to front cover, fore-edge , bottom edge and spine," Canadian " ink - lined out in " Royal Canadian Air Force" to front cover. A Very Good copy . A superb set of intriguing if not cruel artifacts relating to the brief life of one young warrior. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Heldfond Book Gallery, Ltd. ABAA , ILAB]
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        Several Have Lived [Inscribed and Signed by the Illustrator, Andre Masson]

      NY: Gemor Press, 1942. Paperback. Very Good. One of 500 copies printed. Bit of loss to the top of the front wrap and spine label with separation to the top half of the front wrap, otherwise a very good copy of this American surrealist's work published by Anais Nin's Gemor Press, a collection of short prose pieces. Illustrated with three mounted plates ( one on the front wrap, two inside) by Andre Masson. Although not called for, this copy is inscribed in pencil by Masson on the front free endpaper thus: Pour Toi,--/les quelques traits que/ j'espere lyrique/ Andre Masson.Housed in a custom black cloth folding clamshell box.

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      Berne-Bümpliz: Éditions Les Belles Feuilles, 1942.. Small folio. Loose signatures, laid into pictorial wrappers. Near fine in good quarter vellum chemise and slipcase, the latter a bit worn, with cracks and bumps at a few corners. First edition thus, illustrated with ten large wood engravings, a number of decorated initials, and two decorations by Imre Reiner. From a total edition of 220 copies, this is one of 170 copies on Rives, signed by the artist, with an extra suite of the woodcuts on Rives. An interesting production by the artist/designer/typographer.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        The Moon is Down

      New York: The Viking Press, 1942. First edition, first issue, with large period between the words "talk" and "this" on p. 112. 12mo. . Issue in blue cloth. Near fine in very good, price-clipped dust jacket. Goldstone & Payne A16b . Inscribed on the front free endpaper, with Steinbeck's whimsical pen-and-ink rendering of three ducks: "For Marie with "love "John Steinbeck "This is a three-duck [underlined] "inscription"

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        Franklin Delano Roosevelt Thanks His Uncle for a Piece on Thomas Paine

      Washington, D.C. 1942 - Typed Letter Signed as President, to Frederic A. Delano. Washington, D.C., August 25, 1942, 1 p., 7 x 9 in. On White House stationery. Complete TranscriptDear Uncle Fred:- Many thanks for sending me that clipping about Tom Paine. I, too, have always had a keen interest in him. His principal mistake lay in his rather violent opposition to Washington in the campaign of 1792. [sic 1796].Historical BackgroundFranklin Delano Roosevelt thanks his Uncle Fred, his mother's brother, for sending an article on Thomas Paine, a Revolutionary figure in whom the president had "a keen interest." However, FDR was mistaken in his reference to Paine's opposition to Washington in the presidential campaign of 1792. There was no campaign in 1792; Washington ran unopposed and was unanimously reelected. Paine's opposition came in 1796, after two parties had formed: the Federalists and the anti-Federalists, the nascent Democratic - Republican party. In 1792, Paine and Washington were on good terms, as evidenced by a series of correspondence between the two. In 1791, Paine dedicated the first part of his "Rights of Man" to Washington and President Washington wrote Paine on May 6, 1792, "My thanks for the token of your remembrance, in the 50 copies of 'Rights of Man' . I rejoice in the information of your personal prosperity."While in Paris in 1793, Paine, a naturalized American citizen since 1774, was arrested and imprisoned. On Sept. 20, 1795, Paine wrote Washington hoping that the president could affect his release. "After you were informed of my imprisonment in France, it was incumbent on you to have made some enquiry into the cause." Paine concluded."I cannot understand your silence upon this subject.I shall continue to think you treacherous, till you give me cause to think otherwise." During the campaign of 1796, Paine again wrote Washington on July 30, 1796, "I also declare myself opposed to almost the whole of your administration; for I know it to have been deceitful, if not perfidious." Paine then published his letter, cementing the acrimony between him and Washington, and by extension John Adams, the Federalist candidate in 1796.

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        The "Summa Theologica"

      Burns Oats and Washburn, Ltd., London 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Fictioneers, Inc., Chicago 1942 - Quarto; illustrated pulp wrappers, with cover art by Rafael DeSoto; 130pp. Hint of tanning to text edges, though pages are still creamy and supple; short tears to overhang, with a touch of rubbing to extremities; a bright, Near Fine example that's rich in color. Though a bit late, one of the most iconic covers for Black Mask illustrated by Rafael De Soto, recently used for the cover of Black Lizard's Black Mask anthology. Contains stories by W.T. Ballard, John Lawrence, William Brandon, et al. A superior copy of this issue, with a cover that epitomizes the magazine's ethos.

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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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." .

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        VVV Number One 1942

      Boni & Liveright,, New York City 1942 - The first issue.Illustrated bound wrappers. Covers are sunned. Fading along the perimeter. See pictures. Otherwise clean without marks. Binding is tight. Scarce [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rob Warren Books]
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