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        COUCHING AT THE DOOR

      London, Toronto: William Heinemann Ltd, [1942].. Octavo. pp. [1-6] 1-130, original blue cloth, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. Broster, a highly regarded historical novelist is best known in the horror field for the title story "Couching at the Door" "A rare story collection assembling Broster's best work in the supernatural genre." - Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 110. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 44. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 279. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 58. Bleiler (1978), p. 32. Reginald 01954. Previous owner's inscription on front free endpaper. Spine panel a bit faded, a very good copy in good dust jacket with lower two thirds of spine panel missing, light wear to corners, and mild foxing. (#126606)

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        ESCUDOS Y MARCAS DE IMPRESORES Y LIBREROS EN ESPAÑA durante los siglos XV a XIX (1485-1850) con 818 facsímiles. Prólogo de D. Vicente Castañeda Alcover.

      Ed. Orbis, Barcelona 1942 - 28x20, XXIIIp, 636p, 1h, 818 reprod. en texto, algo de óx. Holandesa, nervios y dorados en lomo, corte sup. dorado, conserva cubs. originales. - Edición de 800 ejemplares numerados, ejemplar nº 563.

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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) (NG12)

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ehbrecht - Preis inkl. MwSt.]
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        L'Etranger

      Press service of the first edition from which no large papers have been taken. Gallimard Paris 1942 11,5x19cm relié

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1942 - 1942 Original Hardback Wisden

      1942. Hi, This lot is an 1942 Original Hardback Wisden, in very good condition. The boards are clean, hardly a mark, the spine gilt has been restored and looks like the front has been touched up too, inside it is very nice other than the inscription to page 3. Hard to find book.

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        Le Roman de Miraut chien de chasse.

      Terres latines, 1942. In-8, broché, couv. ill. rempliée, 199 pp. Illustrations en couleur in et hors-texte. Très bon exemplaire. Tiré à 1600 exemplaires, celui-ci hors commerce sur alfa, enrichi de 40 compositions originales à la plume et rehaussées pour l'illustration de l'ouvrage.

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        Shaw-Ede

      Golden Cockerell Press, England 1942 - 62 pp, #194 of 500 copies. OBrien A234. TE Lawrence's letters to H S Ede 1927-1935. Foreword and running commentary by H S Ede. Near fine in orig half morocco binding. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Geopolitics: The Struggle for Space and Power

      New York: George Putnam's Sons, 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. xiii, 274pp. Black cloth with yellow lettering. Near Fine with slightly bumped corners, small pinhole near upper tip of front board, in about Very Good original unclipped ($2.75) dust jacket with faint stain to front panel, spine toned, worn and chipped at extremities. Scarce. A prescient work of geostrategy. It brought the work of German political geographer General Karl Haushofer to the United States in the midst of World War II, years before the cold war necessitated America's re-examination of geostrategy in earnest. Today much less well-known than geostrategists such as George Kennan and Henry Kissinger, Strausz-Hupe nevertheless managed to make quite a mark on American politics and diplomacy. The Foreign Policy Research Institute think-tank he established continues to this day, publishing the international affairs journal Orbis.

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        Avenge December 7

      Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1942. unbound. Original poster. Color lithograph. 39 3/4 x 29 1/2 inches. This iconic 1942 World War II propaganda poster was designed by artist Bernard Perlin for the Office of War Information. The poster depicts a U.S. Navy Sailor raising an angry fist. Below him is a scene of an exploding battleship destroyed at Pearl Harbor. Issued as an anti-axis powers propaganda poster to generate support for the war effort. This poster is in good condition with original fold lines showing minor wear. Minor edge wear and foxing. Bernard Perlin (1918-2014) was an American painter from Virginia. He was a Guggenheim fellow and was known for creating World War II pro-war art and as an illustrator foe "Life and Fortune

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        Chinese Jades In The Collection Of Stanley Charles Nott. [signed, Limited, Dj]

      Privately Printed [1942], West Palm Beach, Fla - 10 halftone plates; 536 pages; West Palm Beach: The Norton Gallery and School of Art, 1942. Portrait frontispiece, 118 halftone plates and numerous line engravings. Publisher's green cloth gilt, publisher's dust jacket is VG with a few chips and a closed tear. Scarce limited edition catalogue of an early and important collection of jade carvings: in lovely condition. Stanley Nott was among the world's leading authorities and dealers on Chinese jades in the 20th century. This illustrated catalogue describes in detail each of the speciments housed in the Jade Room of the Norton Gallery. One of 1000 numbered copies: this copy inscribed by Nott to Alfred Casabianca. Rare with dust jacket. Rare with a nice dust jacket. #55 of a limited edition of 1,000. Signed and inscribed by Nott on half title and additionally signed on limitation page. Illustrated by 118 full page halftone plates reproduced from original phtographs, together with 123 line engravings. Includes index and bibliogrpahy. Dimensions 12.25 x 8.5 x 3", weight 10 pounds. ; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Fliegen und Siegen. KOMPLETT! Ein Raumbildwerk von unserer Luftwaffe.

      München, Raumbild Verlag Schönstein, 1942 - 4°, 87 Seiten, 8 Farbtafeln, 100 Raumbilder KOMPLETT!, Brille und beiliegender Bedienungsanleitung, betitelter Original-Pappband mit SIlberprägung - sehr guter Zustand - 1942. ZH254 Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1220 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        We of the Never-Never

      London, Hutchinson, 151st thousand [1942]/ 1908. Octavo, 248 pages with a map plus 16 plates. Black cloth; trifling signs of use and age; an excellent copy with the dustwrapper, fresh and bright, having been removed, folded and stored since new (albeit with heavy vertical and horizontal creases and a small tear at the rear). Provenance: Edward Edgar Pescott (1872-1954), horticulturalist, naturalist and author, with his 1942 bookplate (by George Perrottet). Loosely inserted is an autograph letter signed from the author, Jeannie Gunn (nee Taylor) to Pescott (small quarto, 3 pages, 29 July 1940, complete with the envelope addressed by Gunn). She begins with thanks for his recent birthdays greetings to her, but the bulk of the letter concerns matters (not) arising in Pescott's 'little Bonwick book.... Personally I would like to say from myself how much I appreciate your most tactful leaving unsaid of any reference to poor little Auntie Annie's first & disastrous marriage that left only bitterness & recrimination in the hearts of so many of those most nearly concerned - Poor children! Auntie Annie was just a gay spoiled little child of 16 - & gay and spoiled she remained all through her 90 years. And poor Uncle John was just a broken-hearted boy in his young twenties at her desertion of him in his bitter adversity ... There is just one thing in it all to dear old James Bonwick's honour - He remained the truest & most loyal friend to John Taylor's parents all their life - especially perhaps to my mother!'. Auntie Annie was Esther Annie Bonwick, one of the children of James Bonwick.

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        Little Gidding (Signed First)

      Faber & Faber 1942 - First edition, first impression, first state (with sewn, not stapled binding), signed to the title page (striking through his printed name) by T. S. Eliot; 16pp softcover pamphlet. Near Fine: brown wrappers with a trace of sunning to the spine, a few very minor marks to the front panel and a bump crease to the tip of the top fore-corner of the cover; four initials neatly in ink to the first blank page, otherwise very crisp and clean pages. Signed copies of any of the original issue Faber pamphlets are rare. All orders are sent very carefully wrapped in bubble wrap and sturdy cardboard. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        Archive of Silhouette Art: Shakespearean plays, opera and ballet by a Southern Woman Artist

      1942. Very good condition. An extensive archive of hundreds of exquisitely cut paper silhouettes by a New Orleans artist with New York city connections, the majority of which depict Shakespearean plays, operas performed at the Met, ballet, and literary works. These are the works of Mrs. Katherine Gourdin Smith of New Orleans, whose silhouette work centers on contemporary theatrical work being performed in New York City. Katherine Baldwin Robertson Smith (19 Sep 1864 -19 Apr 1943), was born in Louisiana at a tumultuous moment in the history of the U.S. On September 2nd, 1864, Atlanta fell to the Northern troops. On September 5th, voters in Louisiana who had taken an oath of loyalty to the United States ratified a state constitution abolishing slavery. On November 8th, Abraham Lincoln was reelected as president of the United States. By April 9th, 1865, Robert E. Lee surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia to Ulysses S. Grant at the Appomattox Court House. Five days later, President Lincoln was assassinated. Her father, William Robertson (1819 - 1890) graduated from West Point in 1840. He served as a 2nd Lieut. in the Florida War against the Seminole Indians, 1841-42 and in garrison at Baton Rouge, La., 1842-43. He resigned from the Army in July 1843 and was a planter in New Iberia, La. Her mother, Eliza Ann Marsh Robertson was born in Petit Anse Island (now Avery Island), Iberia Parish, La. In May 1844, she married William Robertson (1819-1890), with whom she had ten children. The artist's husband, Robert N. Gourdin Smith, mentioned in the "Register of Carolina Huguenots", was a cotton futures trader in New Orleans with the firm Smith & Hayne in New Orleans, (he is mentioned in the 1905 and 1913 editions of the "Cotton Trade Journal".) The New Orleans Social Register in 1922 cites the artist with husband R. N. Gourdin Smith. Katherine, her husband and parents are all buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, New Iberia, Iberia Parish, Louisiana. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill holds a diary/scrapbook of Eliza Robertson (1849-1856,) apparently written at New Iberia, Iberia Parish, La., recording the daily life of a Louisiana gentlewoman. Robertson's brief though detailed daily entries document her participation in food production, clothing production, child care, and other household tasks, often noting which chores were performed by slaves and which she performed herself. Social activities are also described in detail, including arrivals and departures of guests, food served, the celebration of Christmas, games played, and events attended. The silhouettes of Shakespeare plays include Hamlet, Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, and The Tempest. The opera silhouettes include Gounod's 'Faust', Pagliacci's 'Punchinello' and the French comic opera, 'La Cigale'. The ballet silhouettes are of Prokofiev's 'Cinderella'. In addition there are silhouettes in an envelope marked "Rip" which are likely for the operetta by Robert Planquette based on the stories The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving. The artist's process is shown, as she drew her subjects on light paper and then executed them in cut silhouettes in black. One envelope contains a photographic negative of Gourdin Smith's silhouette art which is marked "Faust as [illegible] at Metropolitan Opera House N. Y. 18--. Jean de Reske, Faust" [3 other performers' names are illegible]. Jean de Reszke, the famed Polish tenor, appeared in Faust at the Met in 1883. This negative suggests that perhaps the artist was a magic lantern illustrator. A newspaper clipping published towards the end of her life shows her interest in W.W.II. It is a silhouette illustration pertaining to the British lend lease bill of World War II. The image depicts Mother England beckoning to her daughter in America, who stands holding a miniature fleet of American ships on strings at the ready to sail across the sea in support of her deserving parent. Each silhouette in its original envelope, some with the topics labeled in pencil by the artist. Miscellaneous pieces include dogs, rabbits, girls, baskets, braziers, encadre frames, cupids, honeysuckle, Mrs. Merriweather, and 'Christmas Pie". One of the envelopes provides the artist's address at 1718 Cadiz Street, New Orleans. A total of 41 envelopes, each one enclosing at least 20 silhouettes so that the total number approaches 1,000. Some of them as small as 1/2" in height, others up to 5" high; along with 4 separate sleeves of additional silhouettes, including young men and women, characters in 18th century attire including damsels in distress and gentlemen in britches with young boys carrying hatchets, a series of 5 goats, and a series of wrought iron entry gates. Some of the silhouettes cut from white paper, some cut from black. A remarkable archive reflecting a life long career in silhouette art by an American woman artist.

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        LITTLE BLACK SAMBO [IN] HI-HO STORY BOX

      - BANNERMAN,HELEN. LITTLE BLACK SAMBO [in] HI-HO STORY BOX. Akron: Saalfield ca 1942. There are 4 books, 9 1/4 X 10 1/4" each in fine condition in the original publisher's pictorial box. Each of the books has a pictorial wrapper duplicating the covers. Sambo is illustrated by FLORENCE WHITE WILLIAMS with 6 color illustrations, 9 black & whites, pictorial endpapers plus covers in color by Eleanor March. The other titles include Mother Goose by Fern Bisel Peat, One Happy Day by Janet Laura Scott and Baby Animal Stories illus. by Diana Thorne. Rare and wonderful.

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        Shaw-Ede

      England: Golden Cockerell Press, 1942. First Ltd 500 Copies OBrien A 234. Half Leather. Near Fine. 62 pp, #194 of 500 copies. OBrien A234. TE Lawrence's letters to H S Ede 1927-1935. Foreword and running commentary by H S Ede. Near fine in orig half morocco binding.

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        The Sixteenth Stair.

      Crime Club by Collins 1942 - FIRST EDITION, pp. 192, crown 8vo, original red cloth, backstrip lettered in black, bookplate and small bookseller sticker to front endpapers, dustjacket neatly price-clipped and very bright, a few small spots of internal tape repair, shallow corner-chipping and the odd nick or short closed tear, very good. An attractive copy of one of the key Lorac titles.

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        The Little House

      Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing with 1942 listed on the title page. Very Good, lacking the dust jacket. Cloth frayed and rubbed through at corners and spine ends, foxed heavily at spine and lighter so to covers, faded at spine, and with a small stain to rear cover. Previous owner name to front free end paper. Pages toned and with offsetting from images onto adjacent pages, lightly thumbed with light reading creases and several creased corners. A nice copy of this scarce Caldecott winner.

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        Macau na Epoca da Restauracao Macau three hundred Years ago

      First edition, limited to 475 copies. 29 plates (2 folding). Text in Portuguese and English. Folio. Bound in later half-calf, original printed wrappers bound in, overall a very good copy. [iv], 231pp. Macau, Imprensa Nacional,

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        Pursuit of a Parcel

      London Hodder and Stoughton 1942 - A first edition, first printing published by Hodder and Stoughton in 1942. A very good book without inscriptions. Some light spotting to the boards. In a very good dust wrapper which is unclipped. Closed tear to the foot of the spine and one to the front panel.Rare. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books ABA ILAB PBFA]
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        Gen. The Services fortnightly Middle East Digest.

      - [Cairo, Socià tà Orientale de Publicità , Kasr-el-Aini Printing Press, and Urwand and Sons], February 1, 1942 -January 16, 1943. 8vo. Original colour-printed wrappers, bound in 5 contemporary Middle Eastern green cloth-bound volumes with chipped and faded red sheepskin labels, marbled endpapers; highly illustrated with photographic plates (in pagination) and in the text; covers and a few plates a bit cropped by the binder, a few covers a little spotted, text evenly browned, due to paper stock, loss to small lower portion of the first leaf of issue 6, otherwise clean and good. The first 30 issues of one of the rarer wartime publications, a bi-monthly produced for the troops in the Middle East, distributed in Iraq, Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Lybia and Iran. Full of witty original caricatures and illustrations, with contributions by Bertrand Russell, J. B. Priestley, William Hickey, Norman Hare, John Steinbeck, Leslie Charteris, John Pudney and others. The subtitle of the periodical varies from issue to issue; however, the slighly cryptic title is explained in the first issue, which depicts a Churchill Toby jug on the cover. 'Some say the word "gen" is an abbreviation of "intelligence," some, that it stands for "genuine information." R.A.F. artificers complicate matters by insisting that it derives from the title of their training text-book "General Engineering Notes." The only other sets we are able to trace in Britain are in the British Library (all 90 issues, published until July 28, 1945) and the Imperial War Museum (number of issues not indicated). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Detective Short Story: A Bibliography

      Little Brown, Boston 1942 - Small stamp and inked numbers on front endpaper otherwise fine in dust jacket. One of 1060 copies. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Il Milione

      Milano: Hoepli [Verona: Officina Bodoni], 1942. 177, [3] pagine. 41x29 cm.Edizione a fogli sciolti con custodia. 30 litografie di Massimo Campigli, di cui sedici a piena pagina, due su doppia pagina, dieci intercalate nel testo, una sul frontespizio e una in copertina. Ottima conservazione. Tiratura di 150 esemplari, di cui 140 numerati (n. 81). Firma a matita dell'Artista sul colophon. [M238] Poderosa e celeberrima opera tipografica, curata da Giovanni Mardersteig e magistralmente illustrata da Massimo Campigli. È considerato uno dei più bei libri d'artista mai pubblicati in Italia.

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        PUT OUT MORE FLAGS

      Chapman & Hall 1942 - First edition. Original speckled cloth in pictorial dustwrapper. A near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper indeed which shows the usual fading to the spine and minor wear to the spine ends, but is a well preserved example of this fragile dustwrapper. 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) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Der Untermensch

      1942. NATIONALSOZIALISTISCHE Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei. Reichsführer-SS; Hauptamt. Der Untermensch. 50 pp. Illustrated throughout with photographs. Folio, bound in original photographic illustrated wrappers in a new black cloth folding box. Berlin: Vertrieb Nordland Verlag, 1942.|~| |~||~||~||~||~||~| A truly grim and unsettling piece of German wartime propaganda illustrating and describing Der Untermensch or 'subhuman'. Created as a means to dehumanize victims of the Nazi's atrocities, this publication juxtaposes airbrushed photographs of happy, healthy German citizens with darkened images of Jews and other Eastern Europeans. Most disturbing are the illustrations of starving Jewish and Soviet children captioned 'All this is the result of the Jewish politics regarding families. The sea of bitter children's tears, which cannot be dried even through hundreds of years' (Translated from the German). A rare survival, as most propaganda of this sort would have been destroyed following the war. Near fine.

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        Kladderadatsch. 95. Jahrgang 1942 Heft 1-52 (Ein Spiegelbild der Deutschen Geschichte und des Weltgeschehens) 52 Hefte (kpl. Jahrgang)

      Berlin, Ernst Steininger Verlag, 1942. German satirical weekly, published during the Second World War, full of dramatic anti-British, anti-American and anti-Russian caricatures, aiming mainly at Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin. Partly in colour. Artists: Johnson, Garvens, Hahmann, Erik and others ----------- Kpl. VERY RARE

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        UNCLE BEN JAY'S JUMBLE-JUNGLE: OVER 300,000 COMPOSITE ANIMALS AND JUMBLED JINGLES [G]

      B. F. Jay, NY 1942 - Action Book; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 24 pages; Spiral bound in red plastic. Some brief wear at head and foot of spine, else clean and sound throughout. This interesting work is comprised of 24 pages each if which is divided into 4 separate sections. These sections can be turned to create often bizarre animals [grahic available], as well as poems with various sequences of verses. Minor toning. ; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Vida De Lazarillo De Tormes y De Sus Fortunas y Adversidades. Edición Ilustrada Con Aguafuertes y Ornamentos Tipográficos De Andrés Lambert. Dirección y Transcripción Vicente Escrivá.

      Aeternitas Ediciones, València 1942 - 151pp. a tres tintas y con el texto orlado y dibujos ornamentales, más 11 láminas con los magníficos aguafuertes originales. Edición total de 375 ejemplares, el nuestro de la tirada de 292 en papel de hilo. (nº176). Regia encuadernación firmada, a plena piel decorada al oro. Lomera con nervios y florones. Cantos fileteados, guardas enmarcadas en piel decorada y corte superior dorado. Size: 28,5 x 24 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Dynamic State of Body Constituents.

      Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1942. Cambridge:: Harvard University Press,. Very Good. 1942. Hardcover. The Edward K. Dunham lectures (1941). First edition. Trace edge wear at the spine ends and corners, brief gift inscription (from 1942) on front free endpaper, else very good in green cloth with gilt lettering (somewhat faded) along the spine. No dust jacket. Scarce in the first edition.; 78 pages .

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        Radiotecnica Pratica di radiotrasmissione e ricezione

      ULRICO HOEPLI, 1942. ITALIANO 1,53 Volume III. 850 incisioni, tabelle e abachi. Brossura con evidenti segni del tempo: piccoli strappi e mancanze al dorso e lungo i bordi; ingiallita con fioritura così come ai tagli alle pagine; tracce di polvere; testo completo e perfettamente leggibile. USATO

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        Bábos. Nemzeti Bábszinjáték! [Puppeteer. National Puppet Theatre.]

      (Sarkadi), (Budapest) 1942 - Lithograph poster. Ca. 86 × 63 cm. István Árpád Rév (1898-1977) was a Hungarian graphic artist and puppeteer who had a one-man puppet theatre. He was the director, the dramaturge and the puppeteer of the theatre. He developed a special technique to design and to move the puppets. Apparently he was also the designer of the advertisement posters for his theatre and this is an example of such pictures. The puppeteer who holds the the puppets is the caricature self-portrait of Rév. Trimmed at lower edge. Otherwise in fine condition.

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        Pied Piper

      London: Heinemann, 1942. A first edition, first printing published by Heinemann in 1942. A very good book with a fairly lengthy inscription to the front endpaper. Some light spotting. In a very good clipped wrapper with some loss to the head of the spine and to the corners. The correct first issue dust wrapper with the review for 'Landfall' to the rear. Excessively rare and very difficult to find with the original dust wrapper given the poor quality of the War time paper.

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        Contes de Beau Caquet. Histoire de l'écureuil Croque-Noisette et de la Pie Beau-Caquet *

      Aux dépens de Théo et Florence Schmied, Montrouge sans date (1942). - Relié demi toile 32 x 25, premier plats de couverture illustrée polychrome. Un peu dérelié, avec quelques traces d'usure et salissure, à restaurer. Gravures sur bois en couleur à toutes pages de Théo Schmied. Éblouissant conte pour enfant inspiré par le pays valaisan, ce dont témoigna un bel exemplaire de tête dédicacé par l'auteur "Au grand artiste ami - En toute reconnaissance cette histoire née à Savièse", volume nominatif d'Ernest Bieler.Fort difficile à dénicher cette Pie fragile (autre volume plus défraîchi à prix adouci contriarement au précité de tête dont la facture serait. salée !) et fuyante, malgré le tirage copieux annoncé ? Mais fut-il intégralement réalisé ?Un scoop céleste ! Édition originale. L'un des 2'000 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin (de Rives), après 25 autres vélin (d'Arches) nominatifs .

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        The High Window

      Alfred A. Knopf 1942 - First edition. 240 pp. Original brown cloth with dark crimson lettering. Very Good condition with spine lean and slight crease, former owner's name and info on front paste down, a some lightly dog-eared pages, typical slight offsetting to endpapers. No dust jacket. The third of Chandler's acclaimed Philip Marlowe novels, wherein Marlowe is hired by an old Pasadena lush, Mrs. Elizabeth Bright Murdock, to find an 18th Century coin called the Brasher Doubloon. The basis of two '40s films: Time to Kill and The Brasher Doubloon. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Pursuit of a Parcel

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1942. A first edition, first printing published by Hodder and Stoughton in 1942. A very good book without inscriptions. Some light spotting to the boards. In a very good dust wrapper which is unclipped. Closed tear to the foot of the spine and one to the front panel.Rare.

      [Bookseller: John Atkinson Books]
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        FORTUNE E SFORTUNE DELLA FAMOSA MOLL FLANDERS

      TORINO: EINAUDI, 1942. IIED. BROSSURA. BUONO. 16 22. NARRATORI STRANIERI TRADOTTI USATO

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        Schneelandschaft in den Bergen, signiert und datiert.

      Schneelandschaft im Abendlicht in den Bergen mit Berghütte. Tempera Ölgemälde auf Platte, rechts unten mit *Walter Kohlhoff 1942 * signiert und datiert. Bildmaß ca. 50 x 69 cm ( Höhe x Breite ). Das Bild mit einigen Bereibungen und kleinen Kratzspuren ( vor allem an den Außenrändern durch alte Rahmung ( restaurierbar ). Verso mit Rest eines alten Klebezettels . Verso mit altem kleinen Klebeetikett *V.B.K. * ( wohl Verband Berliner Künstler ).. )Walter Kohlhoff ( *1906Berlin 1981 ebenda ). W. Kohlhoff war über 20 Jahre lang Vorstandsmitglied des Vereins Berliner Künstler. Maler urbaner Landschaften Berlins und seiner Umgebung. Kohlhoff zeigt seine Stadtbilder menschenleer und verleiht ihnen somit teils einen denkmalhaften Charakter. In seinen Arbeiten wendet er sich vor allem den ruhigen Orten der Großstadt wie auch Hinterhöfen, Großstadtdächern und abgelegenen Arealen wie Seitenstrassen, Kleingärten, Bahngleisen, Fabrikanlagen etc.. Er malte im Rahmen einer späten Neusachlichkeit. Dies gilt auch für seine anderen Motive wie Bilder aus den Alpen, Landschaftsstudien, Stilleben. Ferner malte er Porträts und Aktzeichnungen. ( Weitere Bilder auf Anfrage further pics at request )

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Friederichsen]
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        Pilots of Fighter Command; Sixty-Four [64] Portraits

      Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 182 High Holborn, London First Edition 1942. 1942., 1942. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original half mustard cloth covers, cream title and author lettering to the blue cloth spine. Quarto 10'' x 7¾''. Contains 32 printed pages of text followed by 64 full-page monochrome illustrations. Ink message dated 1942 to the front free end paper. Very Good condition book in near Very Good condition dust wrapper with one short closed tear to the top front cover, small chips to the spine ends, foxing to the rear panel, not price clipped 25/-. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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        Pilots of Fighter Command Sixty Four Portraits

      Illustrations by Cuthbert Orde. First edition. 4to. quarter blue cloth over tan cloth boards. London, George G. Harrap.

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        Moore-McCormack Lines Pictorial Map of South America.

      Winchester, MA. Ernest Dudley Chase. Copyright 1942. Color pictographic / pictorial map, image 27 5/8 x 20 1/2 inches on sheet 28 x 20 7/8 inches. Very good condition. A most attractively designed map by Ernest Dudley Chase, the cartouche featuring intricately drawn vignette images of important buildings and scenic spots in South America. In addition, on the map there are small pictographs featuring the attractions of the countries: Peru, Ecuador, Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay, Bolivia, British, Dutch, and French Guiana.

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        Her Heart In Her Throat

      Harper and Brothers New York (1942) - First Edition. A young governess, and her two charges who are morbidly bewitched by her predecessor. Two unreasoned killings, the Black Man bogey in the boarding house next door, and a miscellany of poltergeist phenomena make a very frightened, flurried governess of Elizabeth, and leads to the past for clarification. Basis for the 1945 Lewis Allen directed film The Unseen, screenplay by Raymond Chandler and starring Joel McCrea, Gail Russell, and Herbert Marshall. Near Fine, ownership signature at front endpaper, in Very Good dustjacket, modest shelf wear [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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