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        Eleven Poems on the Same Theme

      Norfolk, Connecticut: New Directions, (1942) Norfolk, Connecticut: New Directions. (1942). First. First edition, wrappered issue. Fine wrappers and fine, very slightly soiled dustwrapper. Housed in a custom cloth clamshell cased with morocco label gilt. Inscribed by Warren to the poet Isabella Gardner, Allen Tate's second wife from 1959 to 1966: "To Isabel with love, Red, March 1942." .

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        L'Étranger

      Paris: Gallimard, 1942. Paris: Gallimard,, 1942. Octavo. Original white wrappers printed in black and red. Housed in a black cloth rounded spine solander box. Contents browned as always, very minor creasing to the wrappers, one tip repaired but an exceptional copy and rare thus. First edition, first printing. Camus's masterpiece was written in Algeria during the first years of the war. The manuscript was brought covertly to France and published in an edition of 4,400 copies without ceremony or fuss: no special paper copies were produced. The novel was a reworking of an earlier one, The Happy Death. It marked a key point in the development of European literature and represents the first fully formed presentation of the existential antihero.

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        Blumenbild: Distel - Schönes Aquarell

      - (um 1942). Maße: ca. 61 cm x 70,5 cm, unten links signiert, im Passepartoute, hinter Glas gerahmt, (unterer mittlerer Rand Blatt mit kleinem Einriß) - Marta Astfalck-Vietz war eine deutsche Fotografin, Werbe- und Gebrauchsgraphikerin, sowie Pädagogin -

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        Sitzende. Radierung. Unten rechts in Bleistift signiert.

      - 17,4 : 12,2 auf leichtem Bütten 33,2 : 23,4 cm. Naef 67 mit Abb. - Bei der Vereinigung der Kunstfreunde ARTA in Zürich, 1942 in 100 numerierten Exemplaren erschienen (dieses ohne Nummer). - Im weissen Rand kleine Farbflecken (vom Drucker), in der Darstellung minimal stockfleckig.

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        A Witness Tree

      New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1942. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1942 First edition, early printing (June - 3 months after the first printing). Inscribed by Frost to the front free endpaper: "Zeita M. Burke / the best wishes of / Robert Frost / Bread Loaf 1942". Illustrated with a portrait frontispiece by Enit Kaufman. Publisher's coarse blue cloth, stamped in gilt, red top stain; in the original pictorial dust jacket, with a tree illustration by Alan Haemer to the front panel. A fine copy, with a hint of light toning to the extremities, else fine; unclipped dust jacket, with some light wear and minor chipping to the extremities, minor toning to the spine and panels, a hint of light rubbing to the hinges. Overall, a fresh and attractive copy. Robert Frost inscribed this copy to Zeita Burke, a Connecticut native, at the Bread Loaf School of English, the graduate school of English at Middlebury College in Vermont. Frost first came to the school in 1921 a year after its founding and inspired the development of the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference in 1926. Frost returned to the campus annually for 42 years, including 29 sessions of the Writer's Conference. A Witness Tree is Frost's seventh book of poems, which earned him the 1943 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. This volume's 42 poems are organized into four sections: "One or Two," which includes "Carpe Diem" and "A Cloud Shadow;" "Time Out," which contains "The Lost Follower" and "It Is Almost the Year Two Thousand;" "Quantuala," which includess "The Secret Sits" and "A Semi-Revolution;" and "Over Back," which contains "A Nature Note" and "The Literate Farmer and the Planet Venus." Already an established and beloved poet, A Witness Tree, which the dust jacket correctly promised would substantiate still further his claim to permanence and importance," earned Frost his 4th and final Pulitzer Prize.. Inscribed by Author. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Dust Jacket Included.

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        Die Kriegsmarine,

      . München, Verlag Schönstein, 1942, Gebundene Ausgabe, Hartkartoneinband, 100 Bilder, mit Brille, kleiner Fleck auf Einband, etwa fingernagelgroße Schabstelle an hinterer Einbandkante, Zustand 2- (P142).

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        La familia de Pascual Duarte

      Aldecoa, Madrid 1942 - PRIMERA EDICIÓN.Puntos de óxido. Falta cubierta anterior. Lomo rozado. Portadilla y cubierta posterior sueltas. Anotación en cubierta posterior. Tirada 1.500 ejemplares. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Adventures of Superman. Based on the cartoon character created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Illustrations by Joe Shuster

      New York: Random House, 1942. New York: Random House, 1942. First Edition. Some cloth staining; erasure on the front free endpaper; good in a price-clipped dust jacket. Signed by Siegel and Shuster. First appearance of this Superman novel, illustrated by Superman?s co-creator.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.]
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        Reichs-Telefonbuch. 5 Bände (alles Erschienene). Telephon-Adressbuch für das Deutsche Reich.

      Berlin, Verlag Paul Aug. Hoffmann, 1942.. 44. Ausgabe., keine durchgängige Paginierung., bei Band 4 fehlen die Seiten 1219 - 1250., 4°. rote OHalbleinwand mit seitlichem Griffregister (Buchrücken restauriert).,. Band 1: A: Ortsregister (auf grünem Papier), Verzeichnis sämtlicher Orte mit Fernsprechverkehr. B.: Verzeichnis sämtl. Fernsprechteilnehmer der Orte Aach - Berlichingen. C.: Branchenteil. D.: Telgrammadressenteil. Band 2: Verzeichnis sämtlicher Fernsprechteilnehmer der Orte Berlin - Dotterwies. Band 3: Verzeichnis sämtlicher Fernsprechteilnehmer der Orte Drachhausen - Kaprun. Band 4: Verzeichnis sämtlicher Fernsprechteilnehmer der Orte Karbow - Quittainen. Es fehlen die Seiten 1219 - 1250!! Band 5: Verzeichnis sämtlicher Fernsprechteilnehmer der Orte Raab - Uygry. Einbände berieben und bestoßen sowie etwas fleckig. Am unteren Schnitt mit Werbung gestempelt. Einige Seiten sind seitlich etwas berissen (ohne Textverlust). Papier altersbedingt gilb, sonst gutes Exemplar.

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        Fire and Water

      London - Lindsay Drummond Ltd, 1942. London - Lindsay Drummond Ltd, 1942 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A fascinating compendium of illustratedshort fiction authored solely by the diverse volunteer membership of the National Fire Service. The National Fire Service (NFS) was the single fire service created in Great Britain in 1941 during the Second World War. War service meant considerable risk, and members of the NFS were called to attend the aftermath of German bombing raids and coastal shelling from France, or often whilst these attacks were still ongoing. Containing short stories by authors includingWilliam Samson, Henry Green and Dewsbury Dessau. With drawings by Paul Dessau, Stanley Froude and Leonard RosomanComplete with original dustwrapper. First edition. Condition: In a full cloth binding with original priceclipped dustwrapper in protective Brodart wraps. Externally, generally smart with minor shelfwear only. Cloth a trifle faded. Dustwrapper is in good condition with just some small closed tears, minor creases and discolouration in places. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD in a VERY GOOD INDEED dustwrapper..

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        Landscape Targets Harmonisation Poster, Set of 3, Beric Young, 1942, WWII Infantry Training, Original Poster

      H. M. Stationary Office, London 1942 - This is the first UK edition. Size: 1500 x 650mm. 1 pp. Item Type: Vintage Poster. Set of Three (of 3?) VERY GOOD condition Overall sizes are 1500 x 650 mm each These are Fig 1,2 & 3. A set of three Street Scene Series, Originally Painted by Beric Young. They were intended for Rifle Shooting directional training " STREET SCENES SERIES FIG. 3. TO BE VIEWED AT 4-5 YARDS " " WAR OFFICE DESIGN. CROWN COPYRIGHT RESERVED. PRINTED BY J. WEINER LTD. LONDON WC1 " They are considering their age in very good condition on poster paper with the odd nibble at its edges but no loss of image.(50174 + 50175+ 50176) Beric Young (1902-1963) was one of the founder members of London Typographic Designers ( today LTD Design Consultants) and exhibited widely at the Royal Academy, RBA and other galleries in the 1940s and 1950s. Buy with confidence, support a genuine Independent Bricks & Mortar Real Bookshop and help to preserve our High streets as interesting places to shop. We are Maynard & Bradley CAMBO & PBFA(now lapsed) members here in Leicester City Centre, UK Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Military & Warfare; Shooting; Britain/UK; 1940s; Art & Design. Inventory No: 50176. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        WWII Infantry Training, Targets, Harmonization, Landscape,8, Poster, Original Poster

      H. M. Stationary Office, London 1942 - Size: 1501 x 655mm. 1 pp. Item Type: Vintage Poster. VERY GOOD condition but there has been some restoration work along one of the folds with some replacement using similarly printed paper at the rear. Please see the photographs. Under the bottom left hand corner is printed "Code VA 293/T/312 (Con.15D). No.2" and under the right hand bottom corner is "Published by Hill, Skiffken & Co., London and Birmingham." Overall size is 1501 x 655mm. Further information on request. We have a few similar posters to this which are definitely by Beric Young and I am assuming that this is also by him but we don't know for certain. Beric Young (1902-1963) was one of the founder members of London Typographic Designers ( today LTD Design Consultants) and exhibited widely at the Royal Academy, RBA and other galleries in the 1940s and 1950s. Buy with confidence, support a genuine Independent Bricks & Mortar Real Bookshop and help to preserve our High streets as interesting places to shop. We are Maynard & Bradley CAMBO & PBFA(now lapsed) members here in Leicester City Centre, UK Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Art & Design; Britain/UK; 1940s; Inventory No: 50178.

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        WW II Infantry Training Targets, Landscape,3, Harmonization, Poster, Original Poster

      H. M. Stationary Office, London 1942 - Size: 1501 x 655mm. 1 pp. Item Type: Vintage Poster. Multiple copies available this title. VERY GOOD condition but there has been some restoration work along one of the folds with some replacement using similarly printed paper at the rear. Please see the photographs. Under the bottom left hand corner is printed "Code VA 293/T/312 (Con.15D). No.4" and under the right hand bottom corner is "Published by Hill, Skiffken & Co., London and Birmingham." Overall size is 1501 x 655mm. Further information on request. We have a few similar posters to this which are definitely by Beric Young and I am assuming that this is also by him but we don't know for certain. Beric Young (1902-1963) was one of the founder members of London Typographic Designers ( today LTD Design Consultants) and exhibited widely at the Royal Academy, RBA and other galleries in the 1940s and 1950s. Buy with confidence, support a genuine Independent Bricks & Mortar Real Bookshop and help to preserve our High streets as interesting places to shop. We are Maynard & Bradley CAMBO & PBFA(now lapsed) members here in Leicester City Centre, UK Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Antiques & Collectibles; Military & Warfare. Inventory No: 50173.

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        Le macchine di Munari.

      Einaudi 1942 Ritratto fotografico dell?autore in b.n., 15 ill. a p.p. , 3 a col. (disegni di macchine inutili). Edizione originale. 8° pp. 32 nn.

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        The Moon Is Down

      New York: Viking Press, 1942. New York: Viking Press, 1942. First Edition; first state (printing?) of page 112. Very good in a price-clipped dust jacket. Presented by the author to the senior editor at Viking, ?For Marshall Best, John Steinbeck, 1942.?

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.]
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        The Diary of Samuel Pepys

      69, 1942. 69, 1942 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. The diary of Samuel Pepys, published for the first time in its entirety. First edition thus, hand-numbered copy 64 of 1500 and signed by the illustrator, William Sharp to the rear of volume X. Complete in ten volumes. With 200 attractive in-text illustrations in red-brown ink throughout, and a detail of a different illustration to the boards of each volume. Transcribed by the Rev. Mynors Bright from the shorthand manuscript in the Pepysian Library at Magdalene College, Cambridge. Samuel Pepys (23 February 1633 26 May 1703) was an English naval administrator and Member of Parliament who is now most famous for the diary he kept for a decade while still a relatively young man. Although Pepys had no maritime experience, he rose by patronage, hard work and his talent for administration, to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and subsequently King James II. The detailed private diary Pepys kept is one of the most important primary sources for the English Restoration period. It provides a combination of personal revelation and eyewitness accounts of great events, such as the Great Plague of London, the Second Dutch War and the Great Fire of London. Condition: In quarter cloth bindings with pictorial paper covered boards. Externally, smart with slight shelfwear to corners. Tidemark to rear board of volume I and slight age-toning to front board of volume X. Internally, firmly bound, bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.

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        A Prince of the Capitivity;

      London - Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd., 1942. London - Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd., 1942 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A pocket-sized collection of John Buchan novels all in their original colour illustrated dustwrappers with original price labels to front and spine of two volumes. In six volumes. Titles includedare:A Prince of the Capitivity; Castle Gay; Huntingtower; Midwinter; The Three Hostages; and Salute to Adventurers. John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir PC GCMG GCVO CH (1875 - 1940) was a Scottish novelist, historian and Unionist politician who served as Governor General of Canada, the 15th since Canadian Confederation. He wrote The Thirty-Nine Steps and other adventure fiction. Buchan's 100 works include nearly thirty novels, seven collections of short stories, and biographies of Sir Walter Scott, Caesar Augustus, and Oliver Cromwell. Buchan was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his biography of the Marquess of Montrose, but the most famous of his books were the spy thrillers, and it is for these that he is now best remembered. A well loved set with previous owner's ink inscriptions to front pastedowns listing the dates that the books were read and re-read and occasional ink annotations to front inparicular to half title to A Prince of the Capitivity. With another previous owner's bookplate to front free endpapers. Condition: In cloth bindings in original illustrated dustwrappers all but one in protective brodart wrappers. Exteranlly, sound but with wear to extremities and fading to some spines, dustwrappers have some edgewear and some closed tears with loss to spine of one volume and with some marks to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD with GOOD dustwrappers.

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        The Moon is Down

      New York - The Viking Press, 1942. New York - The Viking Press, 1942 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition. A smart copy of this novel from American author and Nobel Prize winner, John Steinbeck. First edition, later impression (without the out-of-place full stop to page 112)The story tells of the military occupation of a small town in Northern Europe by the army of an unnamed nation at war with England and Russia (much like the occupation of Norway by the Germans during World War II). Condition: In a blue cloth binding with original clipped dustwrapper. Externally, smart, though with some slight bumping. Dustwrapper is sound, though with some edgewear, and some discolouration to the rear panel. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are quite bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD in a VERY GOOD dustwrapper..

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        The Moon Is Down

      - New York: The Viking Press, 1942. First edition, first issue. 12mo. Previous owner's signature in pencil on recto of front free endpaper. The dust-jacket has some rubbing and a few tiny chips--otherwise a handsome copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Darren Winston, Bookseller]
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        Stilleben mit Frühlingsblummen in Vase. Oel auf Leinwand.

      1942.. Bildgrösse: 45x55 cm. Unten rechts signiert und datiert. In Holzrahmen: 63x73 cm.. Hermann Huber besuchte von 1904-1905 die Kunstgewerbeschule in Zürich und lernete dort Otto Meyer-Amden kennen, mit dem er bis zu dessem Tod einen Briefwechsel führte. Er war befreundet mit Reinhold Kündig und Paul Bodmer, seine Förderer waren die Zürcher Sammler Richard Kisling und Hermann Reiff-Franck sowie der Kunsthänler Albin Neupert. Er tritt 1911 der avantgardistischen Künstlergruppe "Der Moderne Bund" bei. Beginn der fauvistisch-expressionistischen Periode. Die erste Einzelausstellung fand 1923 in Berlin bei Bruno Cassirer statt.

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi]
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        Klingen. 4. argang.

      . Kbhvn. 1942. Rigt illustr. 4to. 128 s. Orig. papirbind, et femfarvet litografi af Axel Salto. Navn pa friblad. * Illustr. med orig. farvelitografier af Richard Mortensen, Olaf Rude, Jens Söndergaard, Kay Christensen, Vilh. Lundström, Axel Salto alle signerede af kunstnerne og med et sign. traesnit af Povl Christensen. Med artikler om bl. a. Joan Miro, Bonnard, Renoir og Henri Matisse..

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        Blood for a Stranger

      New York: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1942. New York: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1942. Bound in red cloth with blue lettering to spine. Some Age darkening to pages & page edges; otherwise fine in dustjacket showing some light wear to outer corners & head & heel of spine panel, with some dustsoil over all. A glorious copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        Harvard Law Review. Vols. 1 to 60 bound vols. (1887-1942)

      1942. Harvard Law Review. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Law School. Volumes 1 to 60 (1887-1942). Bound in tan buckram with contrasting gilt stamped lettering pieces, some labels chipped. Ex-private law firm library with stamps else very good. Reprint Price USD 5,430..

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        VVV , June 1942 number one

      1942 New York HARE David editor 1942 - 28 x 21,5 cm - 72 pgs - original cover (soft cover), cover illustration by Max Ernst - articles by Callois, Masson, Péret, Ernst, Breton,Ch.H. Ford, Séligmann, Penrose,Motherwell, Jarry, ao - ills by de Chirico, Ernst, Masson, Matta, Picasso, Tanguy, eo - spine a litte bit faded, name in handwriting on tittle-page, otherwise very fine copy - see Bolliger III 241 (with illustration: n° 1), W. S. Rubin: Dada and Surrealistic Art pg 343, 470 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        HOW TO COOK A WOLF

      New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1942. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1942 Fisher, M. F. K. HOW TO COOK A WOLF. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1942. First Edition. Fisher, M.F.K. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, [1942]. 8vo., 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 copy [a bit of foxing at the spine], Contents fine & fresh, in a very good or better attractive price-clipped dustwrapper with some neatly executed professional conservation primarily at the extremities. Author's scarce third book, especially so in dustwrapper - nicely preserved. A very attractive copy. 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.. 1st Edition.

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        Put Out More Flags

      London: Chapman and Hall, 1942. London: Chapman and Hall,, 1942. Octavo. Original grey wrappers. Housed in a black cloth folding case. Wrappers chipped at the spine and corners, detached and sometime reglued. Good. First edition, advance proof copy, the upper wrapper titled in ink by Evelyn Waugh, "Proof copy of Put Out More Flags by Evelyn Waugh" and with the author's presentation inscription to the half title, "P. C. Jones, from the author, 1942". This proof copy contains several textual variations not included in the published edition.

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        "m. linke Hand mit der rechten gezeichnet - m. rechte Hand mit der linken gezeichnet". 1942. Lithographie. Zweifach im Stein monogrammiert u. datiert: "EK 42".

      . Blattgrösse 29,5 : 41,5 cm.. Handschr. vom Künstler in Bleistift bezeichnet u. signiert: "Original Lithographie von E.Kreidolf". Mit vertikalem Mittelfalt.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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        THE DEATH OF THE MOTH

      Hogarth Press , 1942. Hogarth Press , 1942. First edition. Original blue buckram cloth with gilt titles on the spine in pictorial dustwrapper designed by Vanessa Bell. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper, with minor rubbing to the spine ends. Kirkpatrick A27; Woolmer 500

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        Die Wiener Philharmoniker. Rede, gehalten anläßlich ihrer Hundertjahrfier von Wilhelm Furtwängler.

      Wien, Ehrlich und Schmidt, 1942.. Einmalige Auflage von 200 numerierten Exemplaren. 32 Seiten Gr.-8°, Original-Büttenbroschur mit geprägtem Deckelsignet.. Einband altersbedingt leicht gebrauchsspurig (gebräunt), insgesamt schönes Exemplar, von dieser Veröffentlichung der Rede Wilhelm Furtwänglers wurden 200 Exemplare auf echtem Büttenpapier gedruckt und von Wihelm Furtwängler eigenhändig signiert. Dieses Exemplar hat die Nummer 101. Mit wertvollen Beigaben, einer Einladung zur Jahrhundertfeier, 1 Blatt "Feierfolge", Eröffnung der Hunderjahrfeier durch "Reichsleiter Baldur von Schirach" sowie einem Veranstaltungsheft der "Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien" zu ihrem 130. Bestandsjahr. Das Heft ist extrem selten und letztmalig 1996 auf einer Auktion in Wien angeboten worden. Bitte warten Sie nach Ihrer Bestellung unsere Vorausrechnung per E-Mail ab oder zahlen Sie per Paypal an info@signiertebuecher.de.

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        The Sixteenth Stair

      London: Published for the Crime Club by Collins, 1942. London: Published for the Crime Club by Collins,, 1942. Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. Small production flaw p. 93 affecting three or four words. Spine very faintly faded. An excellent copy in a lightly rubbed jacket with a few minor nicks and chips. First edition, first impression.

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        OUT OF SPACE AND TIME

      [Sauk City, Wisconsin]: Arkham House, 1942. [Sauk City, Wisconsin]: Arkham House,. 1942. cloth.. Endpapers just a bit tanned, cloth a bit rubbed along bottom edges, a. very good or some what better copy in good dust jacket with light. wear along top and bottom edges, shallow chips from spine ends, 85 mm. narrow chip along rear spine fold, tanning to spine panel and along. flap folds, and internal tape mends to spine panel. (#150051). First edition. 1054 copies printed. The third Arkham House book. Smith's first major collection of dark fantasy tales and the first Smith book published by Arkham House. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1049. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-182. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1484. Jones and Newman (eds), Horror: 100 Best Books 44. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-204.

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        Briefe Wolfgang Amadeus Mozarts. Herausgegeben mit Originalbriefen in Lichtdruck im Auftrage des Zentralinstituts für Mozartforschung am Mozarteum in Salzburg von Erich H. Müller von Asow. 2 Bände + 3 Mappen mit Handschriftenfaksimiles..

      Berlin, Metzler, 1942.. 4°. XXII,588; 474 SS., mit 1 Notenbeilage in Deckellasche; 250 teils mehrseitigen, teils gef. Handschriftenfaksimiles Original-Leinenbände mit Rücken- und Deckelschild und Original-Halbleinenkassetten in stabiler Pappkassette. Exemplar Nummer 363. - 2 Textbände und 3 Kassetten mit Faksimiles. Band I: Familienbriefwechsel aus den Jahren 1769-1779 / Band II: Familienbriefwechsel aus den Jahren 1780-1791. - Mit der Notenbeilage: Skizze zum Ballett "Le gelosie del serraglio" (Erstdruck). - Schönes Exemplar. Die empfindlichen Einbände teils etwas angestaubt oder minimal fleckig, 1 Textband mit kleiner Anplatzung am Gelenk, 2 Kassetten am oberen Kapital geringfügig eingerissen, sonst sauber und gut erhalten. - PHOTOS falsch, bitte fragen!.

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        Corregidor: Isle of Delusion

      Shangai, China: Press Bureau of the Imperial Japanese Army General Headquarters in China. Printed by The Mercury Press, 1942. Shangai, China: Press Bureau of the Imperial Japanese Army General Headquarters in China. Printed by The Mercury Press, 1942. 114 pages; photographs throughout. Bowed cover; worn with taped spine. Lightly soiled pages. Dampstain to rear cover and endpapers. Owner's name (Lt. Col. R. W. Carlton) inside front cover. An exceptionally scarce propaganda account of the fall of Corregidor, prepared by a Nisei traitor who served as an officer in the Japanese Army Propaganda Corps. The book was apparently published for use in the Philippines and also distributed to at least some Allied civilian internees in Shanghai prior to their repatriation in 1943. Chapters include General Wainwright Surrenders, Prisoners of War, Fort Mills Hospital, Racial Discrimination, Goodbye Corregidor, an interview with Lieutenant Commander F. H. Callahan, General Wainwright's Appeal, Official Communiques, and Santo Tomas Interment Camp. Uno was a American citizen and strong supporter of Japanese aggression in China. Although he spoke little Japanese, Uno moved to Japan in 1937 and wrote pro-Japanese articles from the Chinese front for publication in the pro-Tokyo Far Eastern Review and other Nisei publications. Between tours in China, Uno returned to the US and made numerous speeches in Japanese communities throughout the west, often with the support of the Japanese American Citizens League. He also engaged in confrontational debates about war with Chinese-Americans. He lost his American citizenship after joining the Japanese Army in 1941. Following the publication this book, Uno was instrumental in broadcasting a propaganda radio program, "The Zero Hour," to US forces in the Pacific that featured Iva Toguri D'Aquino, better known after the war as Tokyo Rose. Uno had three loyal brothers who served in the US Army; each publically requested the opportunity to execute their bother should that become possible. OCLC notes copies at four libraries (Cornell, University of Pittsburgh, New York Public Library, and the Hoover Institute). No auctions recorded at ABPC or AmericanaExchange.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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        IN THE NATURE OF MATERIALS. 1887 - 1941 The Buildings of Frank Lloyd Wright

      New York: Duell, Sloan, and Pearce, 1942. New York:: Duell, Sloan, and Pearce,, 1942. Very Good. SIGNED AND DATED BY FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT. A Very Good hardback with Frank Lloyd Wright postage stamps ffep and copyright page, cover edge wear, mild sun spine, offsetting from newspaper clipping pp 70-71. Hinges archivally restored. 8vo. xxxv, 143 pp.

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        The Insolence of Man. [Unpublished carbon typescript.]

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

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        The Screwtape Letters

      London: Geoffrey Bles, ( 1942). London: Geoffrey Bles, ( 1942). First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Duodecimo, 160 pages, black cloth, paper label on spine; inked name on endpaper. Uncommonly fresh copy, with price intact: bit of a smudge to lower right of dj, with a small paper repair to rear panel of dj A modern classic of happy but bitingly satire of modern Christian life. Screwtape is a senior demon who, through his letters, mentors his nephew and trainee, Wormwood, in the fine arts of corrupting his assignee ( i.e. undermining his faith and promoting sinfulness). [ Hooper 9; Bleiler2, p.123]. A scarce work published during The Blitz era at London during World War II.

      [Bookseller: Thomas J. Joyce And Company]
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        Dust Tracks on a Road: An Autobiography

      J.B. Lippincott Company, 1942-01-01. J.B. Lippincott Company, 1942-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Lippincott, 1942: First Edition, First Printing, with "First Edition" stated on the copyright page, with a review slip from the publisher laid in. In a striking first issue dust jacket with the proper price of $3.00 intact on the front flap. Near Fine hardcover in a Near Fine dust jacket. Clean pages, sound binding. Very slight offsetting to endsheets, very light sunning to the spine. Light wear to spine ends, and a few tiny slivers of paper have transferred from the jacket and are pressed to the cloth. The dust jacket is uncommonly well preserved. It shows very light edge wear and rubbing, with a few areas of wear and a few tiny closed tears. The dust jacket comes Mylar protected and presents very well. A wonderful copy, rare with review slip laid in, and rare in such a nice dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        Dust Tracks on s Road: An Autobiography

      J.P.Lippincott Company 1942 - Stated First Edition. The voilume is lightly bumped on the spine ends and the top edges are gently toned. The price clipped dust jacket, sleeved in mylar, is edge worn with some closed tears on the top edge, and edge worn with 4 chips (largest is 1/2" cutting into "PI" of publishers spine name) on the bottom edge. There is also to closed tears with associated creasing on the bottonm edge. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Trilby & Co. Books]
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        Swallows and Amazons. Swallowdale. Peter Duck. Winter Holiday. Coot Club. Pigeon Post. We Didn't Mean To Go To Sea. Secret Water. The Big Six. Missee Lee. The Picts and the Martyrs. Great Northern?

      London: Jonathan Cape, (1942-61). . London: Jonathan Cape, (1942-61). . Twelve volumes. All later impressions, including a second impression of “Missee Lee”. 8vo. Publisher’s green cloth, pictorial dust jackets, three of which are price clipped. Map endpapers and illustrations in the text Mild browning to the jacket spines of a few volumes, minor loss to head of the spine of “We Didn't Mean To Go To Sea”, some light wear to spine extremities of a few of the other volumes, an attractive set. A complete set of the Swallows and Amazons books in their dust wrappers.

      [Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop]
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        Fliegen und Siegen - Ein Raumbildwerk von unserer Luftwaffe,

      . München, Raumbild-Verlag Schönstein, 1942, Gebundene Ausgabe, Halbleineneinband, 87 Seiten, 100 Raumbilder, 8 Farbtafeln, Brille, Kanten etwas ausgeblichen, Zustand 2- (P29A).

      [Bookseller: Helmut Weitze Militärische Antiquitäten ]
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        The Moon Is Down

      New York, Viking Press, 1942. New York, Viking Press,, 1942. A Novel. Octavo, pp. 188. Bound in green full morocco, with gilt title, gilt decoration and raised bands on spine, gilt rule to boards, top edge gilt, and marbled endpapers, original front cover and spine bound in at the back. A fine copy. First Edition, First Issue.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Music Goes Round

      New York: The Macmillan Company. Near Fine in Very Good+ dj. 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. NOISBN . [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." .

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        The Fun Of The Fair

      Barstow Cal., U.S.A. and London, S.W. 1: Published by the O.T.O., 1942. Barstow Cal., U.S.A. and London, S.W. 1: Published by the O.T.O., 1942. #35 of 200 copies. Light wear to oversized wraps, as always. Internally Fine. Although unsigned, this is undoubtably a copy that was distributed during Crowley's lifetime, for it includes the tipped in errata slip, and the two page tipped in mimeograph, "Political Vote. B----y Secret", and "Landed Gentry" (as called for). Yorke 43.. First Edition/Limited/Numbered. Wraps, Bound with String Tie. Near Fine in Wraps. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        Aminadab.

      Gallimard 1942 - - Gallimard, Paris _1942, 14x20,5cm, broché. - Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Précieux et bel envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à Gaston Gallimard : ". ce livre qui lui doit deux fois l'existence. / Quand je contemplai ceci, je soupirai et dis en moi-même : certainement l'homme est un balai. Swift" Un accroc restauré en tête du dos légèrement insolé, papier jauni marginalement sur certaines pages comme généralement. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Salvo for Russia

      , 1942. 1942. A limited edition of new poems, etchings and engravings produced in aid of the Comforts Fund for Women and Children of Soviet Russia. Octavo. One folded sheet of poems and 10 artists' engravings on 10 sheets, all loose as issued in the original red cloth-backed grey folder, blue paper label to front cover, black cotton ties, red endpapers. Contains 10 signed engravings by John Piper, John Banting, John Buckland Wright (who contributed 2 prints, one being after Roland Penrose), Mary Wykeham, Ithell Colquhoun, Dolf Rieser, C. Salisbury, Julian Trevelyan, Mary Wykeham and Geza Szobel. All sheets signed, most numbered 39/100 and titled, some dated. Lacks sheet listing artists and order form. Extremities a little rubbed, boards lightly soiled, spine faded, text faintly foxed. An excellent copy. Limited edition, first edition, first impression, one of 100 unnumbered copies. Four poems accompanied by 10 engravings including John Piper's first published etching and several leading British Surrealists' prints. The four poems are by Cecily Mackworth, James Law Forsyth, J. F. Hendry and Nancy Cunard.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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