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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.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Bührnheims Literatursalon GmbH]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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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!.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Read 'Em Again Books, ABAA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: By The Book, LC ABAA-ILAB]
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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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        The Art of Walt Disney -- Signed By Disney

      The Macmillan Company 1942 - Near-fine with slight soiling to spine and one bumped corner; interior clean and tight. In a near-fine dust jacket ($3.50 price intact) with a touch of soiling to the rear panel. BOLDLY INSCRIBED BY WALT DISNEY on the dedication page to Carl Nater, who was the head of Disney’s Educational Division. Includes many color and black & white photographs and illustrations from the early Disney years. A beautiful signed copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Magus Books of Sacramento]
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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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        Morphologie humaine et anatomie artistique

      [Hanoi]: [Imprimé par G. Taupin et Cie], [1942] [Hanoi]: [Imprimé par G. Taupin et Cie]. [1942]. "First edition, 8vo, 2 volumes in 1; pp. [iii]-xvi, [1]-294, [3] (errata); volume two contains plates only (I-LXXVII); original printed front wrappers bound in; volume I has some minor worming, pages toning, else very good in ca. 1968-74 native Vietnamese blue calf with gilt-lettered spine. Contains chapters on European, Greek, Hindu, and Asian anatomical art, with volume two illustrating human proportions, muscles of the face, and various types of male and female anatomy. Issued in the publisher's ""Collection de la Direction de l'Instruction Publique en Indochine"" series. 9 comple copies in OCLC, only 3 (Yale, LC and the National Library of Medicine) in the U.S."

      [Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books ]
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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." .

      [Bookseller: ReadInk]
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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.

      [Bookseller: GatesPastBooks]
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        Aminadab

      Gallimard 1942 - - Gallimard, Paris _1942, 14x20,5cm, relié. - Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Reliure en demi maroquin cerise, dos à cinq nerfs, date dorée en queue, plats de papier marbré, gardes et contreplats de papier à la cuve, couvertures et dos insolé conservés, tête dorée, élégante reliure signée de P. Goy & C. Vilaine. Très bel et précieux envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à son frère René et sa femme Inge : "Un bonze demanda un jour au bonze Sozan Daishi : Qu’est-ce qui est le plus précieux au monde ? / N’importe quoi, une charogne, la tête d’un chat mort, répondit Sosan Daishi. / Pourquoi ? — Parce qu’on ne peut l’évaluer. Zenso Mondo. / Pour René et Inge en toute affection. Maurice." Bel exemplaire parfaitement établi d'une émouvante provenance. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard 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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        (Entwurf für eine Konstruktion, um 1975).

      . Kohle u. Gouache, 49 x 64 cm, signiert. (Cornelius Kolig, geb. 1942 in Vorderberg/Gailtal)

      [Bookseller: Galerie Magnet]
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        STONE MEN OF MALEKULA Vau

      London: Chatto & Windus 1942 - 260x165mm 816pp with 24 b&w plates, 87 figures, 11 tables and 10 maps. Original red cloth, with gilt titles to spine, bookplate, a very good copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Vernon-Hunt Books]
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        Little Man

      Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1942. Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1942. Very good, with a bit of spotting to fore edge, small stain and sticker scar to front endpaper, and minor bumping to spine extremities. Jacket slightly edgeworn, esp. at head and heel of spine. One closed tear , ( inch and a half ) in back panel. Still bright. Umcommon in jacket. 1942 Winner Governor General Award.. First Printing of the First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

      [Bookseller: Renaissance Books]
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        SS-Kavallerie im Osten,

      . herausgegeben von der SS-Kavallerie-Brigade für ihre Führer und Männer, Braunschweig, Verlag Westermann, 1942, Halbleineneinband, Großformat, 192 Seiten, mit vielen Abbildungen, Einband leicht berieben, Ecken leicht bestoßen, Zustand 2- (NG12).

      [Bookseller: Helmut Weitze Militärische Antiquitäten ]
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        Bauplan: W.S. 1941/42 Kl. Ib - Baukunde I Siedlerhaus - SS-Fahrerwohnhaus - Baustelle Führergebiet Obersalzberg,

      . Stuttgart, Staatsbauschule Stuttgart, 1942, Nicht gebunden, 8 Hartkartonbögen mit bautechnischen Zeichnungen in großformatiger Original-Sammelmappe, beiliegend: Lageplan und ein Original-Foto von der Baustelle in Obersalzberg, Zustand 2 (NG29).

      [Bookseller: Helmut Weitze Militärische Antiquitäten ]
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        This is Your Enemy: A Documentary Record of Nazi Atrocities Against Citizens and Soldiers of Our Soviet Ally [Inscribed Presentation Copy]

      New York: Front Line Fighters Fund of the International Workers Order, 1942. New York: Front Line Fighters Fund of the International Workers Order, 1942. First Edition. Interesting association copy of this uncommon work, which combines text by Alvah Bessie with gruesome photographic images of Nazi atrocities in the Soviet Union. The extremely pro-Soviet tone of the work would have been unthinkable a few years later, but in 1942 Russia was still being treated as a staunch ally of the US against the Axis. Bessie's failure to navigate the shifting sands of American anti-communist sentiment would result in his falling victim to the Hollywood Blacklist in 1948, a career blow from which his screenwriting career never fully recovered. Ironically, the recipient of this volume, Spyros Skouras, head of 20th-Century Fox from 1942-1962, was among the group of Hollywood studio executives who issued the famed 1947 "Waldorf Statement," creating the Blacklist and putting Bessie out of work for nearly two decades. & & A fragile and seldom-encountered work, especially in the trade; OCLC shows a modest scattering of 22 holdings, many of these presumably the more common wrappered issue. Oblong quarto (ca 19cm x 26cm). Pictorial linen-backed boards; [48]pp; illus. Bessie has inscribed and signed in ink, on verso of title page, to film producer Spyros Skouras (undated). Slight rubbing to board edges; spine cloth split along crown; text block slightly shaken, but still a Good, sound copy. Issued simultaneously in card wrappers; this the only copy we have seen in boards.

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books]
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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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        EGLOGUES (par) HESIODE, THEOCRITE, VIRGILE, TIBULLE, LONGUS, RONSARD, CHENIER, GUERIN, JAMMES, RAMUZ. Lithographies originales de Maurice Barraud.

      . 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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        BLACK ALIBI

      Simon & Schuster, New York 1942 - First Printing. Octavo; black cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; red topstain; 377pp. Hint of a lean, with gentle rubbing to spine gilt; topstain is bright and unfaded - Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.00), lightly edge-worn, with a few small chips and tears to extremities, and red spine lettering gently faded to pink; Very Good+. The third novel in the author's 'Black' series, and the last of his books to be published by Simon and Schuster. With plot elements borrowed from earlier pulp fiction stories, Woolrich set his third mystery novel in South America, where a black jaguar on the loose serves as an alibi for a sinister killer. Easily among the scarcest Woolrich mysteries in jacket, particularly in unrestored condition. Basis for the 1943 film noir 'The Leopard Man,' directed by Jacques Tourneur, produced by Val Lewton and starring Dennis O'Keefe, Margo, and Jean Brooks. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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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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        Vintage World War II Poster:] SHE'S A SWELL PLANE - GIVE US MORE! MORE PRODUCTION.

      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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        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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