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        Lettres a Une Amie: Recueil De Quarante-Et-Une Lettres Inedites Adressees a Marie Nordlinger 1899-1908

      Manchester, England: Editions Du Calame. Good with no dust jacket. 1942. First Edition Thus. Softcover. Greenish-brown paper wrappers with red and black ink are creased, sunned, and chipped along edges. Dampstain on head of spine which does not extend into text. Text block is uncut pages. 41 letters from Proust to Nordlinger, friend and mentee. A miscellaneous French advertisement for Le Tombeau de Bilitis is laid in. French quote inscription to Mary Ewalt [Guggenheim], an artist known around Hollywood, unsigned, on blank front endpaper. Tipped in black and white portraits of Proust and Marie Nordlinger. Signed by "Marie Riefstahl-Nordlinger" under her portrait opposite first page of letters. Marie Riefstahl also published this collection of letters from Proust to her. One of 225 copies printed. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 123 pp; Signed by Editor .

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        Our 100th Year 1842-1942

      The F&M Schaefer Brewing Co, 1942. Hardcover. A lavish tribute (done in beautiful photogravure) to the Schaefer Brewing Co. and to its 100 years in business. Makers of legendary Schaefer Beer, America's oldest lager beer, this is a company-produced album celebrating its history and achievements. 1942 1st edition. Bright and VG+ in red laminted boards, gilt-designed company emblems on front cover. Quarto, oblong, unpaginated. A scarce corporate celebration of its centennnial and a delicate wartime justification for the brewing industry.

      [Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA]
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        A South African Legal Bibliography - being a bio-bibliographical survey and law-finder of the Roman and Roman-Dutch legal literature in southern Africa with an historical chart, notes on all the judges since 1828, and other appendices

      Author, Pretoria 1942 - Published "with the assistance of the University of South Africa". Boards gently rubbed to all extremities. Gilt titling to front and to spine. Spine sunned and gilt dulled. A couple of light stains in the middle of the spine not impinging on titling. Prev owner's signature (dated) to front pastedown. Crisp 'Historical Chart' with separate 'Explanatory Notes' insert present in undamaged pocket at rear. 389pp unmarked. A "very limited edition" according to the introduction to the subscribers' list. Just how limited is not stated but the Subscribers' List gives 110 names and addresses. A neat, respectable copy of a very scarce volume. Collection by buyer-appointed courier only (for buyer's account) so postage will be reduced to a nominal $1. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Love's Lovely Counterfeit

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1942. First. First edition. One corner bumped else fine in a lightly rubbed, very good or better dustwrapper with very slight loss at the crown. Filmed by Allan Dwan in 1956 as Slightly Scarlet with John Payne, Rhonda Fleming, and Arlene Dahl. .

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        Los Procesos de Hechicerías en la Inquisicion de Castilla la Nueva; (Tribunales de Toledo y Cuenca)

      Madrid: "Diana" 1942. 4to. 344pp. New quarter leather binding, leather lettering slip, gilt; red buckram boards. Old library stamp on the reverse of the title page, two pp. remargined (no loss), light marginal stain along bottom of first 20pp, else a very good copy. Definitive discussion of the practices of the Tribunal and the persons it tried; lists of names and sentences; spells, extracts from the records. In Spanish. Very good.

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        Lucky Bucky in Oz

      Chicago: Reilly & Lee, 1942. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. John R. Neill. A very solid copy of the 1942 1st edition, 1st issue (Hanff & Greene, "Oziana", XXXV --includes the War Bond message on the rear flap and the "Z" in "Oz" within the "O"). Clean, tight and Near Fine in its pictorial front panel. And in a bright, price-clipped, VG dustjacket, with very light wear --and light creasing-- along the panel edges. Several small tape marks at the jacket flaps, otherwise very clean. Thick octavo, nicely illustrated thruout by John R. Neill.

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        Dyn. 2.

      Wolfgang Paalen, Mexico 1942 - 62 pp páginas [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Body in the Library.

      London: for the Crime Club by Collins,, 1942. Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine in black. Spine faded, slight fraying to ends, slight wear to outer tips, a very good copy. First UK edition, first impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author to Katharine Woolley on the front free endpaper, "Katharine, from, Agatha, May 1942". Katharine Woolley and her husband Sir Leonard were good friends of Christie and her second husband, the archaeologist Sir Max Mallowan. Mallowan's archaeological career began as an assistant to Leonard Woolley at the excavations at Ur in southern Iraq, and through this friendship and tutelage Christie met his wife Katharine, on whom the character of Louise Leidner in Murder in Mesopotamia is purportedly based. Published in the US in the same year.

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        Zozo (Curious George)

      Chatto & Windus, London 1942 - "Zozo (Curious George)" written and illustrated by H. A. Rey. First UK edition, first printing, with "1942" on the copyright page, with no subsequent printings mentioned. The first American edition of "Curious George" was published a year earlier in 1941, and with the original dust jacket, retails for over $20,000. The book measures 8.5" x 10.25", unpaginated, with illustrated endsheets. Softcover. Published by Chatto & Windus, London. The reason the title is "Zozo" instead of "Curious George" is a reflection of the times in the UK. In British vernacular at the time, "curious" meant homosexual. George was the name of the King at the time of publication, so the publisher changed the title of the book to "Zozo" to avoid causing offense to King George VI. Publisher's original pictorial card covers with integral dust jacket. The dust jacket is in very good condition. Minor soiling and foxing to the covers with a few short closed tears. The front flap is clipped, but retains the original price of 5s. net. The book is in very good plus condition. Light foxing to the softcovers, fore-edges of the textblock, and throughout the text. The contents are entirely complete with a just about visible erased pencil name on the "this belongs to" page and the odd finger mark to the margins throughout. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory #(H3-22) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Partisan Review. Volume IX, No. 3. May-June, 1942

      New York: Partisan Review, 1942. A very good, highly collectible copy of the Partisan Review containing "The Mexican General," Bellow's first published story, and Signed by him on the title-page. Other contributors include among others: Franz Kafka ("Josephine, the Songstress or, The Mice Nation"), Wallace Fowlie, Lionel Trilling, etc. Covers and spine slightly darkened, small inked date in upper corner of front cover, staples beginning to oxidize, otherwise a very good copy. . Signed. Original Wrappers. Very Good. Octavo. Periodical.

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        Maps of the California Gold Region 1848-1857 a biblio-cartography of an important decade

      San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, 1942. Leather Bound. xlii, 153p., 9.75x14.5 inches, foreword, introductory, background maps, alphabetical index, 26 folding maps beautifully reproduced and expertly folded (printed b&w, or monochrome, in colors, the "Ornamental" one hand-colored whether at the bindary or in full photographic reproduction). First edition, one of 300 copies, the binding is green paper-over-boards and blond quarter-calf backing with red leather spine label gilt. Textblock and endsheets are fine and clean, with no misfolding of maps. Externally, there is a small square sunned area to calf on the rear board that may reflect the tanning of the hide used for this copy; but there is also some scuffing (very mild, evened-out scuffing) to spine panel that contrasts to the calf surface on the boards, which has a smooth, pressed look and feel; that oddity makes us wonder if the panel is sandpapered. But the spine label is perfect, the boards likewise, the volume handsome and handleable and we can confidently call it a very good copy.

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        My Uncle Dudley

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company. (1942). First. First edition. Slight age-toning on boards, near fine in an attractive, very good dustwrapper with a small chip near the crown and a few small tears. A solid copy of the author's elusive first book. Morris traveled cross-country by car several times in the 1920s and '30s, experiences which inspired this humorous novel of eight men and a boy who ride east from Los Angeles with no money and no certain purpose. .

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        Vaga Música

      Rio de Janeiro : Pongetti 1942 - ~ Com o célebre retrato da poetisa, desenho do artista húngaro Árpád Szenes, na época residente no Rio de Janeiro ~ Brochura original ~ 199p+2f ~ 20x16x2cm. ~ Ligeira insolação da capa anterior e lombada, de resto, Muito Bom estado ~ LANGUAGE: Português / Additional images available/ [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fall.

      8, o. P. (24 Bl. m. 22 Abb.), Geh., Tadellos. EA dieses Künstlerbuchs, im Selbstverlag des Konzept- und Performancekünstlers Bas Jan Ader (1942 - 1975)erschienen. Die Abbildungen sind FiImstills aus den Kurzfilmen Fall 1, Los Angeles sowie Fall 2, Amsterdam und zeigen in elf Bildern Aders Stürze erstens von einem Hausdach und zweitens fahrradfahrend in eine Gracht. - In tadellosem. verlagsfrischem Zustand.

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        Normandy to the Baltic by Field Marshal the Viscount Mountgomery of Alamein

      Hutchinson & Co., London 1942 - Undated, ca. 1942. 22.5 cm, 226 pp, maps in pockets front and rear, map frontis, cloth over boards. Flyleaf has short tear adjacent spine, and is signed "Montgomery of Alamein, F. M, 29 Oct 1953." A lovely signed copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Work Suspended.

      London: Chapman and Hall 1942. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED by the author. Crown octavo, pp.150. Limited to 500 copies only. Publisher's burgundy cloth in original dust-wrapper. With Waugh's autograph to flyleaf, dated in his hand (Dec.1942). Pencil ownership of Vivien Borthwick (died 2010), later Baroness Campbell of Alloway. Both book and jacket a little dusty, page edges toned, some wear and soiling to spine panel, chipped to extremities of same; very good.

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        The Moon is Down

      Viking Press, 1942 Fine first edition, first state (period on page 112 after talk)in a fine price-clipped dust jacket.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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        British Columbia Telephone Company (B.C. Tel./Telus) Telephone Talk: Bound Issues January/February 1941 Through November/December1942

      British Columbia Telephone Company, British Columbia 1942 - Half-leather binding. Telephone Talk was the glossy bimonthly publication of the British Columbia Telephone Company. It was written by employees for employees to present information of interest to those engaged in the plant, traffic, commercial, operating, accounting and other departments of the service. Each issue is replete with black and white photos and information on topics such as: company, industry and technological news, traffic levels, expansion plans, personnel announcements, publicity and social events, deaths, weddings, lists of exchanges, and more. As such, these issues serve as a vital preserve of rare and fascinating British Columbia history. This volume covers topics including: Many photos of the Ocean Falls mill, the plant and townsite of the Powell River mill, the Woodfibre mill, the Port Mellon mill, and Port Alice; Next Vancouver Dial Cut-Over on Saturday, April 12; Seymour's last 'Number Please' will be uttered April 12; 1886 photo of Tilley's bookstore which housed Vancouver's first telephone switchboard; photo of the Empire Building which housed Vancouver's telephone eschange from 1890 until 1907; Edward (Big Ed) William Singer passes away; Trinity operating room; Statement of Development (# of telephones in various exchanges) as at 1 January, 1941; Savings and Government Loans - article by President of the RBOC; War Bonds Appeal; Telephone operator Marion L. Davis writes of war-time Britain; Pioneer Mission Phone man John A. Catherwood passes away; Notes and photos from Eddie Esson, braving the blitz in England; Employees form credit unions; 6 samples of Canada's first telephone advertising, used in 1877 to promote Bell Telephone usage; artistic full-page war bond advert. with a Churchillian quote and silhouette, complete with cigar; Several pages of nice photos from the Courtenay/Comox region, including the Cumberland Mine; Courtenay and Comox receive new and improved phone service; All of downtown Vancouver now served by dial - multi-page article with photos; John Hough - The Comox Argus; Recycling phone books; Norman J. Dunlop retires; Many photos of Trail and vicinity; New dial unit for Victoria - text and photos; "Buck" Telephone advertisements - promoting the safety benefits of phones; Lauchie McMillan; Many great photos of Port Albernia and area, including a more heavily treed Cathedral Grove; PNE phone exhibit promotion; Peter Grant, Superintendant of switchboard construction, retires; Alan C. Irvine - new Marine Wire Chief; each issue concludes with the number of phones in each exchange; Many photos of Kamloops and area; 'Shortage of Telephone Supplies is a Wartime Problem'; Earl Squire; Fraser telphones now served by dial system - significant text and many photos; War Bond advert.; Elizabeth Teague retires as Victoria Toll Chief; 12 year growth chart of company's system with accompanying bar graph intended to show 'why forecasting is difficult'; Fascinating and substantial text and photos emphasizing conservation due to, among other things, a tin and rubber shortage due to Japanese attacks on Malaya; Photos and text of facility wartime blackout preparations; Jean Peard retires; Name of Highland office to be changed to Hastings; Photos of executives; photos of operator school; A.R.P. (Air Raid Protection?) meetings; Ship-to-shore service saves valuable log tows; Allan Wood Hunter recounts developing phone services in Venezuela; Many photos of drills to prepare for air attacks; Government puts restrictions on telephone installations; Did you use your phone during the Blackout? - article; James Cruickshank retires; Many photos of lovely young operators from across the province; Air Raid Sirens - photos and captions; Article on Norman MacDonald; William Sherry killed in Libya; Hugh D. Simpson; photo of 93' pole being escorted by policeman on motorcycle; Many ARP photos with captions; photo of tabulators at 'information'; two awesome photos from the Marine-Pacific facility; "Watch the Clock While Y [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Comment la littérature est-elle possible?

      First edition, one of 350 numbered copies on vergé d'Arches, the only large paper copies.A rare and good copy of the first critical essay and second book of Maurice Blanchot after Thomas l'Obscur.Provenance : Maurice Blanchot's library. José Corti Paris 1942 14,5x20,5cm broché

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        Sesquicentennial of Kentucky 1792 - 1942. Map Showing the nine Counties formed by Virginia before Kentucky was admitted to the Union June 1 1972 with their County Seats and present Counties with dates of formation & early stations.

      Commonwealth of Kentucky. Copyright 1942. - Color pictographic / pictorial map, 16 x 29 inches on sheet size 18 x32 inches. A few soft creases from roling, very good clean condition. Colorful map of Kentucky by Bayless Hardin of Frankfort, Kentucky, bordered by vignette illustrations of historic buildings. "Copyright 1942, by The Commonwealth of Kentucky" printed at lower right under map.

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        Problems of Lasting Peace

      1942. First Edition . Signed. HOOVER, Herbert and GIBSON, Hugh. The Problems of Lasting Peace. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1942. Octavo, original blue cloth, original dust jacket. $2200.First edition of President Hoover and co-author GibsonÂ’s critically praised analysis of a world in crisis, published in the midst of World War II, inscribed by both Hoover and Gibson in the year of publication to one of the founders of Armed Services Editions, ""To Malcolm Johnson, With the appreciation of Herbert Hoover,"" continued in the hand of Gibson, ""& Hugh Gibson, June 19, 1942.""This thoughtful and timely work of statesmanship was written in the midst of WWII by former President Hoover and diplomat Hugh Gibson. On publication Problems of Lasting Peace was highly commended as a ""sane, forceful, stimulating discussion filled with many shrewd truths. It would be a fine thing if many of our own leaders would read itÂ… [Co-author] Wallace's fervent idealism and Hoover's conservative realism both lead to the same conclusion: America's necessity to play a far greater role on the international stage of the future"" (New York Times). ""First Edition"" stated on copyright page. The recipient, Malcolm Johnson, was a top editor and publishing executive with Doubleday, Doran and D. Van Nostrand. He served on the executive committee of the Council on Books in Wartime and was one of the key founders of Armed Services Editions, which produced millions of free books for America's soldiers.Light edge-wear, closed tear to front panel and spine end of price-clipped dust jacket. An extremely good inscribed copy.

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        Original Autographs by Michael Redgrave, Leslie Banks, Merwyn Johns from a production of "The Duke In Darkness," December 7-11 1942

      London: [St. James Theatre], 1942. 8 X 10 inch leaf with Original Autographs by Michael Redgrave, Leslie Banks, & Merwyn Johns on recto. From Autograph album with signatures by prominent stage actors, dancers and conductors comprising photographs, clipped signatures pasted onto album pages. VG.

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        Fine Photograph signed by the Emperor in his bold Amharic hand and with the names of his sons written on the mount for identification, (1891-1975, Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to his dethronement in 1974, 'The Lion of Judah', formerly known as Ras Tafari), Crown Prince ASFAW WOSSON, (1916-1997, his eldest son, the last reigning monarch of Ethiopia) and Prince MAKONNEN (his second son, 1923-1957, Duke of Harar, died in a car crash)

      1942 - showing the Emperor seated with his sons standing on either side of him, all are wearing uniform and there is a dog under the chair,11¼" x 8½", no place, January The photo was given to Sir Edwin Arthur Chapman-Adams, (died 2007) KCMG, OBE. He was later Ambassador at Beirut from 1952 to 1956 and then to Khartoum from 1956 to 1961 when he retired. From 1941 the Emperor and his sons fought in the Liberation of Ethiopia.

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        An important WWII document signed by Leonid Brezhnev, from the high point of German penetration of the Soviet Union, recommending a comrade for promotion

      [Baku?], December 22, 1942. 8.25" x 11.25". "Typed Document Signed, ""Brezhnev"" as Deputy Dead of Political Administration for the Southern Front, 1 page, 8.25"" x 11.25"", [Baku?], December 22, 1942, in Russian: a recommendation of Roman Yeliseyevich Vuldovich for a promotion. Most typed lines underlined in orange pencil, pin holes and minor tears along left margin do not affect text, light even toning, else very good. Brezhnev writes in full (translated): ""Comrade VULDOVICH has been participating in the war since October of 1941. Before being drafted into the army, he performed managerial and administrative work for some time, serving as the First Deputy Chairman of the Odessa Regional Council of Workers’ Deputies from 1938 through September of 1941. Until September of 1942, he worked for the Military Council Task Force. Since he had a great deal of experience in managerial and business administration work, the Group’s Military Council permitted him to assume the position of Deputy Head of Political Affairs of the Group’s Logistics Section in December of 1941. Over the course of his practical work, Comrade VULDOVICH has shown himself to be an experienced, well-trained worker who sees the big picture, is a self-starter, and is an energetic and diligent political worker. During unit visits, he properly and seriously approaches the elimination of the deficiencies he detects. He is disciplined and exacting with respect to his subordinates. He enjoys well-deserved prestige."" Following the Second World War, Brezhnev was installed as General Secretary for the region of Dnipropetrovsk before becoming a deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union. In 1952, Stalin appointed him to the Central Committee of the Communist Party. A protégé of Nikita Khrushchev (the two first met during the Second World War serving on the Southern Front together), Brezhnev would rise to great prominence following the death of Stalin. Ironically, he would help lead the push to remove Khrushchev from power in the early 1960s. "

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        Non-violence in Peace and War.

      Ahmedabad:: Navajivan Publishing House,, 1942.. First edition of 2,000 copies.. Hardcover. VG+. 608pp. Contents clean and in very good order, with negligible foxing to a few pages. Corrigenda slip laid in. Neat 1943 ownership name to front free endpaper. Faint mottling to endpapers. In the original binding of grey boards with cloth spine, titled in navy. Spine clean and firm, small marks and scuffs to boards, small knock to lower corners, silverfish surface nibbling to a few mm at leading edge of upper board. Includes Gandhi's radical advice to Britain, to let Hitler and Mussolini occupy the land and take whatever they want, thereby obtaining a moral victory, rather than turning ourselves into an equally effective fighting machine to beat them with arms, which he would regard as their victory. A very nice copy.

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        L'étranger

      Edition for which he was not drawn large paper well with the proper colophon, false mention of third edition. This first edition of the Stranger was pulled to 4400 copies 21 April 1942 and divided into eight "editions" fictitious 550 copies. Nice copy. Gallimard Paris 1942 11,5x18cm broché

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        Hakubutsushi ; zuihitsu shashin (Records of Nature: Essays and Photographs)

      (Genkosha), (Tokyo) 1942 - Quarto (10 1/4 x 7 1/2"). [2], 141, [3]pp. Original red-lettered illustrated dust-jacket over silver-lettered tan cloth. Title page in orange and black lettering. Book housed in its original printed cardboard slipcase, itself housed in a later olive cloth slipcase. Scarce and unusual work by Onchi Koshiro (1891-1955), a noted Japanese print-maker, photographer, and one of the fathers of the Sosaku-hanga movement* in the early decades of 20th-century Japan.Lavishly illustrated throughout with 107 b/w in-text photographic reproductions, "Hakubutsushi" (Records of Nature: Essays and Photographs) is a stunning tour de force, as it shows the author's incredible ability to see abstract and surreal beauty in the natural environment.The first 83 pages show photographs of various plants, followed by photographs of insects, reptiles, fishes, birds, cats and cows (pp. 84-130), and ends with pictures of animals in a zoo (pp.131-139). Some of the stark close-up portraits of plants are reminiscent of Karl Blossfeldt's work.Original cardboard slipcase sunned. Light water-staining along joints and spine of dust-jacket. Upper corners bumped, thus slightly affecting pages throughout. Text in Japanese. Modern slipcase in very good, original slipcase in good-, dust-jacket in good- to good, binding and interior in very good condition. * Sosaku-hanga ( "creative print") was an art movement in early 20th-century Japan. It stressed the artist as the sole creator motivated by a desire for self-expression, and advocated principles of art that is "self-drawn" ( jiga), "self-carved" ( jikoku) and "self-printed" ( jizuri). As opposed to the shin-hanga ("new prints") movement that maintained the traditional ukiyo-e collaborative system where the artist, carver, printer, and publisher engaged in division of labor, creative print artists distinguished themselves as artists creating art for art's sake. (From Wikipedia). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Poèmes pour la Grande Amie.

      - Paris, Auguste Blaizot, 1942. Petit in-4, 95p. Edition originale de cet ouvrage, fac-simile du manuscrit, tirage unique à 150 exemplaires, ici le n°3/4 japon impérial du tirage de tête. L'ouvrage à une longue introduction par Jules Mouquet. Provenance : P.R.Méry, avec son ex-libris représentant une mairie (!) avec la devise Information Publicité Propagande. La vente de cette bibliothèque eut lieu, semble-t-il, à Drouot en 2007. Reliure signée Yseux, plein chagrin, dos lisse, plats à décor géométrique de filets à froid et dorés, tête dorée, gardes moirées, doubles gardes papier marbré, couvertures et dos conservés. Dos insolé. Très bel ouvrage en tirage de tête. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le mythe de Sisyphe

      - Gallimard, Paris 1942, 12x19cm, broché. - Edizione originale su carta e la corrente senza menzione, è stato licenziato solo il 13 filo puro grandi giornali. spuntini in margini piatta. Piacevole e insolita buona copia completa della sua roulotte altrettanto inusuale: "Sisifo o la felicità in un inferno" che ha una lacrima e piccole tracce di usura a pieghe. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant et sans mention, il n'a été tiré que 13 pur fil en grands papiers. Légères piqûres en marges des plats. Agréable et rare exemplaire bien complet de sa non moins rare bande annonce : "Sisyphe ou le bonheur au enfers" qui comporte une déchirure et de petites traces d'usure au niveau des pliures.  

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        Langner, Reinhold. - "Sitzende unter kahlen Bäumchen".

      - Zeichnung / Ölkreide, auf hellem Karton, 1942. Von Reinhold Langner. 49,5 x 35,4 cm (Darstellung / Blatt). Verso Stempelsignatur: "Reinhold Langner". Dazu Titel und Jahr in Bleistift. - Originale Reißzwecklöchlein in den Ecken. Kaum merkliche Abriebspuren von ehemaligem Passepartout. Insgesamt guter Erhaltungszustand. Reinhold Langner (1905 Weinböhla - 1957 Ockritz bei Dresden). Deutscher Holzbildhauer, Zeichner und Grafiker. 1922-25 Lehre zum Maurer und Holzbildhauer. 1925-33 Studium der Holzbildhauerei an der Kunstgewerbeakademie Dresden bei Theodor Arthur Winde. 1929/30 Studienreise u.a. nach Italien und Spanien. 1933 Verweis von der Akademie wegen seiner sozialdemokratischen Gesinnung. Bis 1942 freischaffend als Bildhauer tätig; z.B. Schnitzarbeiten an der Marienberger Rathaustür (1938/39). Ab 1943 Lehrer an der Staatlichen Kunstakademie Dresden. 1945-47 kommissarischer Leiter der Akademie der Bildenden Künste Dresden (HfBK). 1946-48 dort Professor für Bildhauerei. 1948/49 Professor für Angewandte Plastik und Rektor an der Hochschule für Werkkunst Dresden. 1949 Wechsel an die Technische Hochschule Dresden als Lehrbeauftragter für Bauplastik, 1952-57 Professur. Ab 1950 Lehrbeauftragter an der Universität Leipzig. Ab 1950 Direktor des Museums für Sächsische Volkskunst im Jägerhof in Dresden. Machte sich um Erhalt und Entwicklung der erzgebirgischen Volkskunst bemüht, weshalb man ihn als "Vater der erzgebirgischen Schnitzer" apostrophierte. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Constructive Income Taxation

      1942. First Edition . Signed. FISHER, Irving and FISHER, Herbert W. Constructive Income Taxation. A Proposal for Reform. New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1942. Octavo, original green cloth, original dust jacket. $3200.First edition, presentation copy, of this book offering a proposal for a new income tax system based on the idea of taxing only “real” income, inscribed by Fisher to a fellow prominent American neoclassical economist and one of his most famous rivals: “To Professor Frank A. Fetter with the compliments and high esteem of Irving Fisher. April, 1943,” in scarce original dust jacket.In this work, Fisher and Fisher offer a persuasive proposal for an income tax system under which money would only be considered income if it was available to the taxpayer, thereby encouraging, above all, saving. Of course, their conception of saving takes various forms, but the idea is for the taxpayer to provide their own security and for the government to encourage that by removing taxation from all funds channeled into the sorts of saving behaviors it endorses. During the war era, with its attendant privation, this sort of do-it-yourself thriftiness made the plan a subject of much interest. Considered “the father of monetary economics” (Pressman, 91), “Irving Fisher was, in the opinion of many, the leading economic theorist in the United States during the first half of the 20th century” (ANB). The man to whom this book was inscribed, Frank Fetter, was an American economist from the Austrian School. His primary work, The Principles of Economics, was responsible for greatly increasing AmericaÂ’s fascination with the Austrian School. His treatise introduced an entire generation to economists including Böhm-Bawerk, von Wieser, von Mises, and Hayek. Fetter was known for his opposition to MarshallÂ’s ideas on land as capital. His reassessment of those ideas have been credited with prompting mainstream economists to abandon the Georgist idea of land as a unique factor of production and the need for a special theory of ground rent. Instead, Fetter supporter a subjective theory of value. He believed in the importance of time preference and criticized Irving Fisher for moving away from the pure time preference theory that he had espoused in The Rate of Interest (1907). This led to a famous (though cordial) feud between the economists. They were, despite their disagreements, both considered to be “neoclassical” economists and they were both American. They had both been signatories on a petition urging Hoover to veto the Smooth-Hawley Tariff Bill, for example. When it came to broad matters of economics they were collegial and, at times, even in complete agreement. Fetter is nevertheless named here on page 215 in the Appendix to Chapter 8 as one of the economists opposed to the ideas outlined within the chapter. Owner signature.Book about-fine, scarce dust jacket very good with wear to extremities and tiny stain and a bit of toning to spine. A most desirable copy, rare with inscription and association.

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        Constructive Income Taxation. A proposal for reform.

      New York and London, Harper & Brothers, 1942. - XIV 277 S., Ln., NaV., tls. Anm. -- ". Professor Emeritus of Economics, Yale University."-- [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Fliegen und Siegen

      Ein Raumbildwerk von unserer Luftwaffe, München, Raumbild Verlag Schönstein, 1942, Hartkartoneinband, 87 Seiten, 8 Farbtafeln, 100 Raumbilder, Brille, Einband nur leicht berieben, Zustand 2 (P124) (P124)

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        OMZSA Haggáda: Haggada Ribary Geza dr Bevezetesevel Munkacsi Erno dr Torteneti es Muveszeti Tanulmanyaval Kohn Zoltan dr Forditasaval es Magyarazataval [SIGNED]

      Ernest Munkacsi, Budapest 1942 - Signatures of all four translators and illustrators on colophon. LXXXII/100 with additional limited edition of 900 with Arabic numerals. Folio. (1) v-lvii (essay), (1) 73-.1 (1), Ixi-lxxxii (1) (Haggadah Facsimile). Deluxe edition with original illustrated dustjacket over textured brown red leatherette with gilt lettering on cover and spine, and figurative, embossed brass medallion pasted to cover. Decorative and historiated initials, head and endpieces as well as page borders and additional ornaments with Egyptian motifs were designed by Bertalon Gondor. Dedicated by the authors to the Bibliothec of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.The last Haggada to be published in Europe during W.W.II in 1942 by Omzsa, Hungary. Originally published by the Aid Society for Hungarian Jews [Magyar Zsido Segito Akcio]. Text of Haggada in Hungarian and Hebrew on facing pages. Translated and annotated by Dr. Zoltan Kahn. Historical essay and illustrations by Dr. Ernest Munkacsi. Also includes b/w facsimiles of pages from earlier illuminated manuscripts and printed texts. Introduction by Dr. Geza (Moshe) Ribary. Music annotations for various parts of the Seder. An extraordinary example of sumptuous book craft, executed with loving attention to quality and detail. With additional three line inscription, dated Budapest 1945, on half-title.Text in Hebrew and Hungarian. DJ with very light wear along edges and slightly rubbed. Light wear along edges of binding. Brief inked inscription on front free endpaper. DJ, binding and interior in overall very good to near fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Ihr Lieben, allzu weit entfernten: Briefe von Louise Jacobsen an ihre Familie 1942-1943

      220 Seiten Gebundene Ausgabe Artikel stammt aus Nichtraucherhaushalt! AI7350

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