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        The Problems of Lasting Peace

      Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc, 1942 Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc, 1942. Fourth printing of first edition. 8vo. 295 pp. Blue cloth. Fine in very good dust jacket with statement of Printing . "To Mrs Cara Hofnagel with the kind regards of Herbert Hoover." WITH: TLS to Mrs Hofnagel declining an invitation

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller ]
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        Le Macchine.

      Einaudi, Torino 1942 - Artist book. Colour illustrations. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Giorgio Maffei]
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      . Lausanne, Gonin 1942. 33,5 : 25 cm. 157,(5) S., 1 w.Bl. Mit 20 blattgr. Orig-Lithographien von Maurice Barraud. Orig.-Büttenumschlag in HPergament-Chemise u. Schuber.. Cailler/Darel 202-221. - Monod 4176. - Als 2. Band der Collection "Andre Gonin" bei Albert Kundig (Text) und Les Arts Graphiques Atar (Lithographien), beide Genf, in insgesamt 220 numerierten Exemplaren gedruckt. Hier eines der 126 Ex. auf Velin. Druckvermerk vom Künstler und Verleger in Tinte signiert. - Die Vorankündigung zu diesem Werk (1 Bl.) liegt bei.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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        Kunst Dem Volk Wein August/September 1942 Art of the National Monthly for Visual and Performing Arts Architecture and Crafts 12 Year Special Issue Great German Art Munchen 1942

      Operrnring 19 Munich 1942 - Art to the People. 1942 Catalogue of Munich Show. 48 pgs. color plates by Die Wetterhexe, Rudolf Gerhard, Werner Peiner,Hans Schmitz Wiedenbruck, Ernest Krause, Karl, Truppe, Gottlieb Th. Kempf-Hartenkampf, Willy Tag, Johann Schult, and others. B/w plates by Max Alfred Brumme, Jacob Wilh Ferhrle, Ernest Crasser, Hugo Mohl,Richard Muller, Alfred Kitzig and others . Covers loose, spine wear, some creasing, stained rear cover, interior is very good. Hitler approved art as opposed to the "Degenerate Art" show that commenced on July 19, 1937 in Munich, and traveled to 11 cities in Germany and was viewed by 2 million people. Extremely Rare, OCLC finds 1 copy in Paris.Hoffman was Hitler's personal photographer and introduced him to Eva Braun. More pics available. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Folio - over 12" - 15" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Open Door Books]
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        [Vintage World War II Poster:] SHE'S A SWELL PLANE - GIVE US MORE! MORE PRODUCTION

      Washington, DC: GPO / War Production Board [1942].. Washington, DC: GPO / War Production Board [1942].. Folio photolithographed broadside (40 x 28"; 102 x 72 cm). Folded, as issued. Short closed tear at lower edge, a few minor wrinkles at edges of folds, minor breaks at apexes of a couple of folds, with a slight trace of tanning along folds, otherwise a near fine, fresh, unused example. A bold image by Riggs promoting increased homefront production, dominated by a large waist-up figure of an American airman raising his goggles with his right hand and gesturing "thumbs up" with his left. Robert Riggs (1896- 1970) was in his heyday one of the best- known artists and illustrators in the United States. After studies at the Art Students League and service during World War I, Riggs settled in Philadelphia, his home base for the rest of his life. In the 1930s and '40s he rose to national prominence as an illustrator, lithographer, and commercial artist, producing well-known images of boxers and circuses (two life-long obsessions), and of soldiers during World War II. In 1940, around the peak of his career as an illustrator, his drawings commanded $750- $1500 each, and his name was as well-known in the trade as that of Norman Rockwell. Curiously, at a recent auction of African American printed, manuscript and visual material, an example of this poster was offered, quite tenuously making the assertion that the image is of a Tuskegee airman. On the basis of that assertion, the example offered there realized $2400.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        No Coffin for the Corpse

      Boston: Little Brown, 1942. Boston: Little Brown, 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First edition. One of the author's Great Merlini crime novels. Small scuffs and indentations to boards. A very good copy in very good plus unclipped and unfaded dustwrapper. Scarce title, especially in condition.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        Herausgegeben von einer Marine-Kriegsberichter-Einheit,

      . 2. Jahrgang 1942 Nr. 2 (3.1.42) - 147 (30.6.42) es fehlt Nr. 1 und möglicherweise Nr. 6 Gebunden, (R3).

      [Bookseller: Helmut Weitze Militärische Antiquitäten ]
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        [Baum in der Landschaft]

      1942.. 1942.. Orig.-Farbzeichnung. 42 x 32 cm. V. d. Künstlerin eh. signiert u. dat. 5. Aug. 1942.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag]
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        Eigenh. Notizzettel mit U.

      O. O., 9. IX. 1942.. 2 SS. (Qu.-)gr.-4to.. Die Recto-Seite mit Notizen zu einer Skatpartie mit "Bubi", dem Sohn von Richard Strauss, und "Klarw.", d. i. der Sänger Franz Klarwein (1914-1991). Auf der Verso-Seite ein maschinenschriftliches Gedicht in 10 Strophen zu je vier Versen "Der Schöpfung Sinn" (von Strauss verfaßt?), daneben am linken Rand der eigenhändige Entwurf zu einem Kondolenzschreiben (Adressat unbekannt): "[...] schmerzlich ergriffen erfahre ich das Hinscheiden Ihres verehrten Vaters, meines gütigen Freundes u. hochherzigen Förderers [...]". - Kleine Einrisse fachmännisch restauriert sowie mit einigen Knick- und Faltspuren.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Eglogues. Hesiode. Theocrite. Virgile. Tibulle. Longus. Ronsard. Chenier. De Guerin. Jammes. Ramuz. (20) Lithographies originales de Maurice Barraud.

      Lausanne, Andre Gonin, 1942.. 33,5x25 cm. 1 Bl., 154 S., 4 Bl. Lose Bogen in OBr.-Decke in OHLn.-Decke mit 2 Schliessbändern.. =Deuxieme volume de la collection Andre Gonin. - Eines von 126 Exemplaren auf Velin (GA 220 Ex.), von Barraud und Gonin im Kolophon handschriftlich signiert. - (HLn.-Decke am Rücken schwach stockfleckig, sonst schön u. sauber).

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi]
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        Leaves of Grass

      Limited Editions Club, New York 1942 - Two volumes in green illustrated cloth with gilt lettered spine labels. Housed in brown cloth slipcase. Edition limited to 1500 copies signed by the photographer. This is copy #1331. Some slight wear to corners o/w fine copies in mildly worn slipcase. Beautifully produced book for it's day with great black white phots by Weston. Scarce in this condition. Quarto [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Contact Editions, ABAC, ILAB]
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        "Am Fluß" originaler Holzschnitt auf Japan ca. 58x40cm; handschriftlich betitelt, numeriert "65/100", signiert und datiert "(19)42"

      . Blattränder braunfleckig auf Grund ehemaliger Montierung. Äußerst ausrucksstarkes Bild eines mir leider nicht bekannten, wohl slowenischen Künstlers, dessen Darstellungen der "drei badenden Grazien" im Entstehungsjahr 1942 wohl problemlos in die Liste "entartete Kunst" Aufnahme gefunden hätte..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        [Vintage World War II Poster]: A CARELESS WORD ... A NEEDLESS SINKING

      Washington, DC: Office of War Information / GPO,. Washington, DC: Office of War Information / GPO,. 1942. Folio color photolithographic broadside (37 x 29", 94 x 70 cm). Folded, as issued. Faint tanning to folds on blank verso, otherwise a lovely, fresh, unused copy. One of the several dramatic posters published by the OWI and other agencies based on paintings by Fischer focusing on the service of the Coast Guard and Merchant Marine after the US's entry into the war. This poster emphasizes the importance of maintaining secrecy surrounding the sailings of merchant vessels. In the foreground, a crew of seamen, two of them badly injured, pull away in a life boat from a flaming and largely destroyed ship that fills the background. This is the larger format of two in which this poster was printed. The German-born Fischer, who left his home country at the age of 15, was sworn in as a Lt. Commander in the Coast Guard, and based on his talent as a commercial illustrator, assigned the duty of portraying visually the involvement of the Coast Guard and Merchant Marine in the war effort. Fischer's civilian career included assignments for top US periodicals, as well as illustrating editions of MOBY DICK and other classic works of sea literature.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        The Future of Industrial Man

      New York: John Day, 1942.. New York: John Day, 1942. First edition of the author's second book. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Peter F. Drucker on the front free end paper. A fine copy in a very good dust jacket. Rare, especially signed. This book has but one topic: How can an industrial society be built as a free society? This is the only book by Drucker in which he systematically develops a basic social theory. He presents the requirements for any society to be functioning and legitimate, and then applies these general concepts to the special.

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        Storia dei Papi dalla fine del medio Evo compilata col sussidio dell'Archivio segreto pontificio e di molti altri archivi. [..] Versione italiana di mons. Pio Cenci.

      Desclée e C.i Editori Pontifici 1942-1963 17 volumi in 21 tomi in - 8° (cm. 24,5), legatura coeva in similpelle con titolo e filetti in oro ai dorsi. Ottimo stato di conservazione. Opera monumentale e importante, qui completa di tutti i volumi, anche l'ultimo d'indice. Ottimo stato di conservazione. (MG0)

      [Bookseller: Gabriele Maspero Libri Antichi]
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        Let's give him Enough an On Time

      New York: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1942. New York: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1942. Poster. Color lithograph. Image measures 28 x 40 inches. This original World War II-era poster shows a side profile of a soldier in the middle of shooting a water cooled machine gun in the darkness. It was produced as a work incentive on the home front. The poster is in very good condition and mounted on linen. Original folds slightly visible. Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) was an illustrator and painter and his subject matter and style came to epitomize American everyday life in the 20th century. This is a scarce poster and a classic Rockwell image.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        Die Kunstdenkmäler des Kantons Graubünden. (7 Bde.; cplt.).

      Basel, Birkhäuser, 1942, 43,45, 48, 49, 1957,1975. 4°, zus. ca. 3100 S., unzähl. Abb., OLwd. m. Prägung., Min gebrauchspurig, tadell. Preis in CHF: 605. 4 Bde in EA.(= Die Kunstdenkmäler der Schweiz, Bde. 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 17 u. 20).Bd. l: Ein Überblick. Anhang: Wappen, Münzen, Ältere Karten; Bd. ll: Herrschaft, Prätigau, Davos, Schanfigg, Churwalden, Albulatal; Bd. lll: Räzünser Boden, Domleschg, Heinzenberg, Oberhalbstein, Ober- und Unterengadin; Bd. lV (EA): Die Täler am Vorderrhein, 1. Teil: Das Gebiet von Tamins bis Somvix; Bd. V (EA): Die Täler am Vorderrhein, 2. Teil: Schams, Rheinwald, Avers, Münstertal, Bergell; Bd. Vl (EA): Puschlav, Misox und Calanca; Bd. Vll (EA): Chur und der Kreis fünf Dörfer.

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      O. O. u. D. [1942]. 1½ SS. 4to.. In stark zittriger Altersschrift verfaßtes Schreiben an seinen Freund Hofmann: "Es naht sich der 65! [...]". - Tinte durch Nässe stellenweise verwischt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Hangover Square (First Edition)

      New York: Random House, 1942. New York: Random House, 1942. First American Edition. Near Fine in a Very Good or better dust jacket. Jacket is bright, with brief chipping at the spine ends and corners (affecting the tops of the letters in "Hangover" at the crown), brief rubbing, and a few tiny touch-ups to black portions of the jacket. A very nice example of an extremely scarce title in dust jacket, basis for the superb 1945 film noir, the last film made starring the great Laird Cregar.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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        An Address Delivered Before Members of the Congress December 26, 1941, the copy of a contemporary member of Congress

      Stamford Connecticut: The Overbrook Press, 1942. Stamford Connecticut: The Overbrook Press, 1942. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Here is a beautiful limited edition of Churchill's famous address to Congress only weeks after Pearl Harbor, formerly owned by a contemporary U.S. Congressman. In the days after the Japanese attack, the United States formally entered the Second World War, marking the end of Britain's solitary stand against Hitler's Germany, which it had sustained since the fall of France. Churchill immediately decided to travel to the United States, and on the 12th of December 1941 he boarded the battleship Duke of York and began the 10-day trip across the Atlantic - a perilous journey at a time when German U-Boats plagued the North Atlantic. Churchill addressed the U.S. Congress on the 26th and the Canadian Parliament on the 30th. Churchill's speech to Congress was sober, resolved, and eloquently defiant, but of course also featured the sparkle of Churchillian wit, which was irrepressible even in the dark hours of the war: "I cannot help reflecting that if my father had been American and my mother British, instead of the other way around, I might have got here on my own." His speech was also an important personal introduction to the elected leaders he needed to embrace and sustain the alliance so vital to his nation. This is one of 1,000 copies printed and has interesting provenance, having belonged to a U.S. Congressman serving at the time of Churchill's speech. The front pastedown bears the inked signature of "Karl Stefan, MC". Stefan (1884-1951) served as a Member of Congress from Nebraska for nearly 17 years, from January 1935 until his death in October 1951 - the same month that Churchill began his second and final premiership. Condition of this copy is near-fine. The maroon cloth binding is tight, clean, and square, with sharp corners and minor bumps to the spine ends. The fragile paper title label is intact, with only fractional nicks at the perimeter. The contents are clean with no spotting and no markings other than the ownership signature on the front pastedown. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A163.7, Woods A84(c)

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        Typed Letter Signed on "Mercury Productions" letterhead

      Rio de Janeiro, 1942. Rio de Janeiro, 1942. unbound. 1 page, 11 x 8.5 inches, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 27, 1942. Friendly letter signed "Orson," responding to the birthday wishes he received from his friend, the columnist Leonard Lyon, in part: "...Mr. Foxworth was ill during his stay here. I was very sorry not to have met him because of your enthusiastic description -- and even more because he would have brought personal word from you and Sylvia..." Two horizontal folds; chipping along the right margin affects the decorative border but not the text. Very good(-) condition.

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        Das Heer im Kampf. Wandbilder für die deutsche Jugend

      . Verlag Graphischer Kunstanstalten, Bruckmann, München, (um 1942). 12 farbige Kunstdrucke (38 cm x 50 cm), sowie ein 23seitiges Beiheft "Bildbeschreibungen", original kartonierte Flügelmappe, Imperial-Folio, (Mappe stark fleckig und angeschmutz/Aufnahmen etwas fleckig). - Die Bilder sind von Hans Liska, Eduard Thöny, Otto Bloss, Hans Arlart, Ernst Kretschmann / Beiliegend: 2 Fotos der Albert & Meister AG, Berlin (34 cm x 51 cm): "Landser im Sturm" und "Portrait eines Landsers" / Diese vergrößerten Aufnahmen dienten sicherlich auch als Wandbilder / Die Mappe hat einen Stempel der Annahmestelle XI für Offiz.-Bewerber des Heeres, Nachwuchsoffizier "Celle", Nebeltruppenschule / Innen sehr gut -

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        Eigenh. Musikmanuskript mit U. und unterlegtem Text.

      New City, 30. V. 1942.. 6 SS. Folio. In schwarzer Tinte auf Notenpapier.. Vollständiges Manuskript seines Liedes "Song of the Free" nach dem Text von Archibald MacLeish "for Gertrude Lawrence as a token of my undying affection". - "Song of the Free" war eines von neun Liedern von Weill's Liederzyklus "Songs for the War Effort". Entstanden zwischen Februar und April 1942, wurde dieser (oder Teile daraus) wohl am "United Nations Day" (14. Juni 1942) im Radio gesendet zur patriotischen Ermunterung der im Krieg kämpfenden Alliierten. - Manuskripte von Weill sind - noch dazu in diesem Umfang - von großer Seltenheit; das hier vorliegende stellt überdies eine schöne Verbindung zwischen dem 1935 in die USA emigrierten Komponisten und dem modernistischen Dichter und dreifachen Pulitzer-Preisträger Archibald MacLeish.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        "Festvorbereitung" originaler Holzschnitt ca. 40x30cm auf festem Japan (50x37cm) im Stock datiert "1942"; unterhalb der Darstellung betitelt und signiert

      . Unterer Blattrand außerhalb der Darstellung etwas knitterfaltig. Auf der Digitalaufnahme wurden die Hakenkreuze retuschiert, da in der BRDeutschland das Zurschaustellen von Hoheitsemblemen aus dem Dritten Reich unter Strafe steht. Der originale Holzschnitt hat natürlich die Embleme und keine Retuschen, sprich keine weißen Flecken wie die digitale Aufnahme..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Niederbayern]
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        The Music Goes Round

      The Macmillan Company, New York 1942 - [minor shelfwear, tiny white stain (1/4" if it's that) at bottom edge of front cover; jacket shows a little wear at spine ends and along bottom edge, a couple of tiny edge-tears, some soiling to rear panel]. (frontispiece portrait, B&W photographic plates) Memoir by a pioneering recording engineer, whose career in what was not yet called the "music industry" went back to the very beginning: "As Emile Berliner's assistant, he helped to perfect the disc record, and in 1898 [1898!] was sent to Europe to persuade the musical celebrities of the day to make the first Red Seal records. As chief recorder for the British Gramophone Company he knew Caruso, Tamagno, Patti, Melba, Paderewski, Kreisler, Nikisch, Toscanini, Walter, and all the other glamorous personalities of an age already legendary. He also journeyed far afield on the hunt for folk and special music to record, to Russia, India, and the Far East, encountering many adventures amusing and otherwise on the road." NOISBN [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THIS GUN FOR HIRE (Original Double-Weight Publicity Photograph of Veronica Lake for the 1942 Film Adaptation)

      Hollywood: Paramount Studios, 1942. Hollywood: Paramount Studios, 1942. Greene, Graham [W. R. Burnett, Albert Maltz] Original vintage black & white publicity still photograph from the Paramount Studios adaptation of THIS GUN FOR HIRE, directed by Frank Tuttle and starring Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake in the first of their famous pairings. Glossy still. Double weight. Roughly 8 x 10." Fabulous full-length photograph of Veronica Lake holding up the Ace of Spades during her "Now You See It, Now You Don't" musical number. Reverse has official 1941 stamp. The film's excellent script was written by Albert Maltz and W. R. Burnett. In NEAR MINT condition. Historic film noir, outstanding portrait still.. Fine.

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        Watch on the Rhine

      New York: Privately Printed, 1942. New York: Privately Printed, 1942. Limited. hardcover. fine. A Play in Three Acts with a special foreword by Dorothy Parker. Illustrated. 4to, handsomely rebound in 3/4 maroon morocco and marbled boards. New York: Privately Printed, 1942. A fine copy. Limited edition - number 9 of 349 copies. Inscribed on the limitation page by Lillian Hellman.

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        DEUTSCHES REICHS ADRESSBUCH / DIE OSTGEBIETE 1942.- Reichsgau Danzig-Westpreußen, Reichsgau Wartheland, Provinz Oberschlesien, Ostpreußen/Reg.-Bez. Zichenau und Landkreis Sudauen, Bezirk Bialystok. Ortsverzeichnis und Branchenverzeichnis.

      Berlin (Deutsches Reichs-Adressbuch für Industrie, Gewerbe und Handel), 1942.. 4°. 6 Bl., 856 S. mit 4 Karten von Danzig, Wartheland, Schlesien und Ostpreußen + dem Anhang "Verwaltung und Wirtschaft des Deutschen Reiches" mit 224 S. neues HLn mit goldgeprägtem Rücken. Karte von Danzig lose und am Rand etwas lädiert, Ostpreußenkarte am Rand etwas lädiert, insgesamt feines Ex.. Absolut selten.

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        The Adventures of Superman

      New York: Random House,, 1942. New York: Random House,, 1942. Based on the cartoon character created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Illustrations by Joe Shuster. Foreword by Josette Frank. Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in crimson morocco, titles to spine gilt, box design to spine blue, pictorial onlay block to front board copied from the original cover, twin rule to turn-ins blue, green endpapers, gilt edges. Colour and black and white illustrations throughout by Joe Shuster. A fine copy. First edition, first printing. A wonderful example from the Chelsea Bindery.

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        Flight to Arras. Translated from the French by Lewis Galantière. Illustrated by Bernard Lamotte.

      New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1942 - Octavo. Original blue calf-backed white cloth, titles to spine gilt, top edge gilt, pictorial endpapers. Housed in the original slipcase. Contemporary prize inscription on limitation page. Spine slightly rubbed, light spotting to boards, slipcase a little rubbed and sunned and with some minor nicks. An excellent copy. 12 plates by Bernard Lamotte. Signed limited edition, number 200 of 500 copies signed by the author and the illustrator. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry wrote Flight to Arras, his account of the Battle of France as a pilot of a Potez 630, in an effort to rally support for the French resistance while in exile in the US and awaiting to rejoin the French forces.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Deutsche Antarktische Expedition 1938/39 Erster Band Bilder- und Kartenteil u. Textband kompl.

      Leipzig, Koehler & Amelang, 1942.. EA/2 Bde kompl. Gr.-8°, Halbleinen. Deutsche Antarktische Expedition 1938/39 mit dem Flugzeugstützpunkt der Deutschen Lufthans Schwabenland" ausgeführt unter Leitung von Kapitän A. Ritscher, Erster Band Textteil (Wissenschaftliche und fliegerische Ergebnisse) mit 56 Abb. im Text und 3 vierfarbigen Tafeln; Erster Band Bilder- und Krtenteil mit einer vorläufigen Überichtskarte von Neu-Schwabenland, 57 Tafeln und e Karten, hrsg. Koehler & Amelang, Leipzig, OHlwd, gr 8°, 304+57S m. Original-Farbbrille zur Betrchtung der Anaglyphenbilder u. 3 gef. grossen Karten in Folder Deckel innen hinten; komplette Original-Ausgabe (kein reprint!), in sehr guten Zustand (Ecken min. best.). Rare Original-Ausgabe mit dem seltenen Bilder-und Kartenband

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        West With the Night - First Edition, Second Printing

      Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1942. 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.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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      Chapman & Hall , 1942. Chapman & Hall , 1942. First edition. Original speckled cloth in pictorial dustwrapper. Top edge blue. A near fine book, in a very good dustwrapper, a touch of the usual fading to the spine and some small chips to the edges. Further adventures of the incorrigible Basil Seal, who previously featured in Waugh's novel Black Mischief. Seal is "fondly expected by his sister, his mother and his mistress to "make good" in wartime." (blurb)

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        To Maintain the Entente: Speeches of Winston Churchill

      New Delhi, India: Services Francais d'Information, 1942. New Delhi, India: Services Francais d'Information, 1942. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. This striking and rare Churchill speech pamphlet was published in India during the Second World War. There were two editions, one in English and one bilingual in both French and English. Both editions are quite elusive. This is the English language edition. The pamphlet is bound in thin card wraps. The front cover bears double vertical stripes in blue and red, within which is a cross of Lorraine (adopted as a wartime symbol of the French Resistance) below which is a quote about Churchill's importance to the Franco-British Entente and a quote by Churchill. The rear cover bears the same vertical stripes in blue and red as well as crossed French and British Flags and olive branches. The pamphlet is 30 pages in length, measures 8.375 x 5.625 inches, and is wire stitched. Included are excerpts of varying lengths from Churchill's addresses or speeches of: 9 May and 5 October 1938, 19 May and 3 September 1939; 19 May, 17 June (complete broadcast), 18 June, 25 June, 4 July, 14 July, 20 August, 8 October, and 21 October 1940; 9 April, 14 July (entire message to General de Gaulle), 15 July, 9 September, 10 November, and 30 December 1941; 10 May (broadcast) , 10 November, and 29 November (broadcast) 1942. The contents include two black and white illustrations, including a photo of Churchill. The cover versos each bear a list - in French - of wartime brochures offered by the publisher, who appear to have issued material of interest to French forces, citizens, and speakers, mainly in French, about the progress of the war. Condition is near-fine given the age, fragility, and Indian origin of the pamphlet. The covers are firmly attached and entirely intact with no tears or losses. Trivial wear at extremities, mild toning, and very light soiling are the only exterior flaws. The original single binding staple remains tight with only light surface corrosion. Interestingly and testifying to the pamphlet's wartime Indian origin, the lower rear cover bears Indian postal stamps in black ink, one circular and no longer quite distinguishable, the second square and reading in three lines: "D.L.O / BOMBAY / 16 OCT. 44". The contents remain clean and bright with no spotting or previous ownership marks. The pamphlet is protected in a clear, removable, archival quality sleeve. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A176.1, unknown to Woods.

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        VVV. Poetry, Plastic Arts, Anthropology, Sociology, Psychology. Editor: David Hare. Editorial Advisers: André Breton, Max Ernst, Marcel Duchamp

      , 1942-1943-1944.. 1942-1943-1944.. First edition. Nos. 1-4 (all published). Four volumes in three, complete as issued, original wrappers. Spine of vol. 1 faded; its spine glue has dried; otherwise all are fine, and the folding subscription form is inserted in issue 1. Cover by Max Ernst, literary contents by William Carlos Williams; issue 2-3 has a cover design by Marcel Duchamp, incorporating a chicken wire inset into the rear cover for the "Twin-Touch-Test" with text by Frederick Kiesler, its front cover incorporates a Duchamp "ready-made". Issue 4 has a cover design by Matta.

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        Virgile - Les Bucoliques. Illustrations (lithographies) de Ernst Morgenthaler..

      Zürich, Louis Grosclaude, 1942. Folio (35 : 27 cm). 109 S. mit 16 ganzseit. Original-Lithographien. Mit der Suite und weiteren, Lose Lagen in Orig.-Umschlag in Perg.-Mappe in Schmuckschuber, Schuber etwas berieben und angeschmutzt, Beistzerstemp. a. Umschlaginnenseite, ansonsten tadelloses Exemplar. Preis in CHF: 1540. Nr. 2 der ersten 29 Exemplare auf Japon-imperial, mit der beiliegenden Suite der 16 Lithographien auf Chinapapier. Die Gesamtauflage betrug 180 Exemplare. Im Impressum vom Künstler und Verleger in Tinte signiert.

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      John Wisden & Co. , 1942. John Wisden & Co. , 1942. Original publisher's linen wrappers. A superb fine copy. Eight black and white plates on four leaves. A rare wartime issue, reporting on the disrupted 1941 season and a piece by R.C. Robinson-Glasgow on Walter Hammond.

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        The Times.

      London, The Times, 1942-1945.. Weekly Edition. Air Mail Edition. Sammlung von 125 Heften. 125 OUmschl. Je 20 SS. mit zahlr. Fotos.. Erste Ausgaben. - Wohl für die Truppe hergestellte Spezialausgabe der "Times" auf Dünndruckpapier. In der Reihe "Book of the Week" werden ausschließlich Bücher zum Thema Krieg und Faschismus besprochen, darunter auch zahlreiche Exilveröffentlichungen. - Vorhanden sind Nr. 3417 (July 1942), 3436-3439, 3448-3449, 3451-3460, 3462-3562, 3567-3570, 3572-3574 (July 1945). - Klammerheftung teils angerostet, vereinzelt leichte Gebrauchsspuren, sonst sehr gut erhalten. - Einzelhefte auf Anfrage.

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        The Quick Brown Fox

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1942 New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1942. First Edition. A hard-boiled novel set in a Mid-Western town which is taken over by "native terrorists who make the gangsters look like boyscouts;" the men are opposed by a contingent of brave men who eventually regain control of the town. Though the novel is clearly written with a hard-boiled framework, given Burnett's political leanings, the plot clearly contains elements portraying a fascist, dictatorial force terrorizing a group of people, and the people's response to restore order. Among the scarcest of the author's books, and one that seldom turns up in any sort of collectible dustjacket. First Printing. Octavo (20cm); orange cloth, with with titles and design stamped in red and black on spine and front panel; red topstain; dustjacket; 267pp. Some offsett from binders glue to pastedowns, with a barely perceptible degree of sunning to spine, else very Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped, with a corresponding degree of light sunning to spine, else Fine.

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        The Case of the Drowning Duck

      William Morrow and Co. New York 1942 - First Edition. Very uncommon Perry Mason mystery in which Perry investigates an 18 year old murder. Near Fine in dustjacket lacking most of lower third of the spine, chipped at top spine end and top flap corners, few closed tears at mid front flap edge. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Die lappische Volksmusik.

      Aufzeichnungen von Juoikos-melodien bei den schwedischen Lappen von Karl Tirén. Mit einer Einleitung von Wilhelm Peterson-Berger. Rekonstruktion und Übersetzung der lappischen Originaltexte von Björn Collinder. Herausgegeber Ernst Manker. Aus dem schwedischen Manuskript übersetzt von Irmgard Leux-Henschen. Hugo Gebers Förlag Stockholm. Uppsala 1942. almqvist & Wiksells Boktryckeri AB. 4:o. 236,(4) pp. + IX plates. Nordiska Museet: Acta Lapponica. III. Later green half leather, upper outer corner slightly bumped. 32 x 25 cm

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        Our Catholic Heritage in Texas, Volumes I-V (The Mission Era: The Finding of Texas 1519-1693; The Winning of Texas 1693-1791; The Missions at Work 1731-1761; The Passing of the Missions 1762-1782; The End of the Spanish Regime, 1780-1810)

      Austin, TX: Von Boeckmann-Jones Company, 1942. Austin, TX: Von Boeckmann-Jones Company, 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. First five volumes (of 7) of "the best history of the three centuries of Spanish and Mexican Texas [with] the first detailed account of literally dozens of expeditions and settlements in Texas" (Jenkins, Basic Texas Books). 8vo, original embossed blue cloth; c. 2200 pp in total; index in each volume, many plates and folding maps. Some wear to extremities, a few previous owner's names, old insect damage to the final few pages of all but one volume (no loss of text). Otherwise quite clean and sound. Jenkins writes that this work opens up a world of entirely new history for the Big Bend Region and for South Texas and provides by far the most complete account of the missions in the San Antonio-Goliad region and in East Texas," and Tate (Indians of Texas) says it is an "invaluable source of information on all phases of Catholic influence in Texas. Detailed information on Indian tribes from the coastal and eastern sections of the state is extremely valuable, especially in the first four volumes. No researcher can afford to overlook this seminal work.

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        Signal. Jahrgang 1942. Zweimal monatlich

      Berlin, Deutscher Verlag, 1942,. OHLwd., ein Heft cca 45 Seiten mit zahlr. farb uns s/w Abb. Folio. Decken abgenutzt und abgerieben. Gelenk vor d. Heft Nr. 9 ist geknickt und ganz gelöst, erster Blatt von Nr. 9 und letzter Blatt von Nr. 8 sind beschädigt, Titelblatt Nr. 9 mit Verlust. Zuweilen 2 Blätter ausgerissen (cca dreimal), zuweilen leicht eingerissssen; sonst altersgemäss gut erhalten. * Our books are stored in our warehouse, not in the shop. Please notify beforehand, if you want to visit us and see a specific book. Unser ZVAB-Bücher-Bestand befindet sich in unserem Lager am Stadtrand Prags, nicht in unserem Geschäft. Bitte, teilen Sie uns vorher mit wenn Sie uns besuchen möchten und bestimmtes Buch auswählen wollten *.

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        Ms. Brief mit eigenh. U. ("Göring").

      "Hauptquartier", 30. XI. 1942.. 1 S. auf Doppelblatt. 4to.. An Generalmajor Josef Pultar (1884-1949): "Der Führer und Oberste Befehlshaber der Wehrmacht hat Ihrem Auftrage stattgegeben und Ihr Ausscheiden aus dem aktiven Wehrdienst mit dem 30. November 1942 unter Verleihung des Rechts zum Tragen der bisherigen Uniform genehmigt. Anlässlich Ihres Ausscheidens ist es mir ein Bedürfnis, Ihnen meinen aufrichtigen Dank für die vortrefflichen Dienste auszusprechen, die Sie in Ihrer langen, an Erfolgen und Auszeichnungen reichen Laufbahn im Krieg und Frieden dem Vaterlande geleistet haben. Diesem Dank will ich sichtbaren Ausdruck geben, indem ich Ihnen beifolgend mein Bild im Silberrahmen übersende [...]". - Knittrig und mit Randeinrissen; auf Briefpapier mit gepr. Vignette und gedr. Briefkopf des Reichsmarschalls des Großdeutschen Reichs.

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