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        Two snapshot photograph albums compiled by a RAF officer.

      Syria/Lebanon: , 1942?43. 2 volumes, landscape quarto (259 x 337 mm). Contemporary black heavily embossed soft leather, covers blind stamped overall with Egyptian iconographic panels (central panel of a view of pyramids), black cord ties. Over 350 original small format photographs (generally ranging in size between 90 x 60 and 63 x 42 mm), corner-mounted on both sides of heavy stock grey-brown card (with glassine guards), captioned throughout in white ink. Bindings a little rubbed, a few glassine guards a little creased but in excellent condition overall. A wide-ranging collection of very good quality photographs - well-maintained and extensively captioned - taken by an RAF officer serving in Syria, Lebanon and Iraq during 1942-43, smartly presented in two locally purchased albums. The brief - and recently concluded - Syria-Lebanon Campaign of June-July 1941, also known as Operation Exporter, saw British, Australian, Indian and Free French forces drive the Vichy French out of that region. A contemporary account in Time magazine (23 June 1941) described the operation's opening in memorable terms: "The first eight days of the British-Free French drive for Vichy-held Syria were a weird combination of Blitz and bicker, glad-handing and heavy punching, pushover and furious resistance. Australian bayonets were sheathed; Royal Navy guns blasted. Opposing Frenchmen kissed or killed each other". The first album is the more extensive of the two, containing 218 images, and opens with a Christian Lebanese wedding at Bsmara, local scenes and views of the officers' mess there; Beit-Méry and Baalbek; several pages given over to Aleppo (the Citadel, the Halawi mosque, carpet manufacture); Nerab; Damascus (including the Tekkiye and Omayyyid mosques); Markab (views of the camp, "boating on Lake Habbaniya", football teams, the canteen at Christmas 1942, several scenes from the unit show); concluding with Habbaniya, an important RAF base in Iraq, Khadimain and Baghdad. The 148 photographs of the second album very much focus on tourist locations in South Africa, Cairo, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Jericho, Nazareth, Haifa, Sidon, returning to Lebanon with scenes at Beirut and Tripoli. As no aircraft are pictured in either of the albums, we believe that the unidentified RAF officer may well have served in an intelligence-gathering capacity, possibly serving with a Wireless Unit at a number of Y-stations in the Middle East. Y-stations were RAF signals intelligence collection sites and No. 6 was located at Nerab near Aleppo (of which there are a number of scenes in the first album). "By now (i.e. late 1943) there were Y-stations all across the Mediterranean theatre, from Algiers in the west, to Aleppo in Syria, taking in Tunisia, Malta, Sicily, Calabria, Benghazi, Cairo and Alexandria on the way" (Jackson & Haysom, Covert Radar and Signals Interception, 2014). A very engaging glimpse of life behind the lines in Lebanon, Syria and Iraq and of one British officer's obvious fascination with the life, culture and history of the Middle East.

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        Nieve En La Cordillera

      1942 Unpaginated. Text in Spanish. Jose Suarez (1902 - 1974) was a photographer from Galacia, Spain, who spent much of his life in Buenas Aires, Argentina. Text is clean, tight and unmarked., light glue-staining to endpapers. Beige cloth boardsare clean and undamaged. Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped alog top edge, front fold is split but holding. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good/Poor.

      [Bookseller: Catron Grant Books]
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        First Papers of Surrealism.

      New York: Coordinating Council of French Relief Societies, Inc.,, 1942. Small quarto. Original stapled yellow pictorial perforated wrappers, green endpapers. Slight surface ribbing down spine and to corners, but an exceptional copy. First edition, MOMA Director Monroe Wheeler's copy, of this exhibition catalogue of the First Papers of Surrealism exhibition, with the bullet-hole wrappers designed by Duchamp. This copy has the ink ownership inscription of MOMA Director Monroe Wheeler dated October 1942, in the month that the exhibition opened. Wheeler was Director of Exhibitions and Publications at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and almost certainly would have been in attendance at the exhibition's opening. Indeed, the museum is thanked for the loan of some exhibits. The exhibition was organised by André Breton and "his twine" Marcel Duchamp; it was held in New York between 14 October and 7 November 1942. It included paintings and sculptures by more than 30 artists, and featured Duchamp's famous "mile of string" installation, festooning the venue, the Whitelaw Reid Mansion, with a tangled web of twine. The title of the exhibition derived from the application for American citizenship - immigrants had to file a declaration of intention, also called first papers, in which they renounced allegiance to foreign governments; many surrealists like André Breton, Marcel Duchamp and Max Ernst had fled Europe with the outbreak of World War II.

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      First edition, an advance (service de presse) copy. Handsome and attractive autograph inscription from Maurice Blanchot to Gaston Gallimard : "... ce livre qui lui doit deux fois l'existence. / Quand je contemplai ceci, je soupirai et dis en moi-même : certainement l'homme est un balai. Swift [...this book that owes him its existence doubly./ When I think about that, I sigh and say to myself: man truly is foolish." Swift]"Repaired tear to head of spine (lightly sunned), paper yellowed at edges of some pages, as usual.% Gallimard Paris 1942 14x20,5cm broché

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Handbook of the Nomad Semi Nomad Semi Sedentary and Sedentary Tribes of Syria


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        Zidovi. Izlozba o razvoju zidovstva i njihovog rusilackog rada u Hrvatskoj prije 10.IV.1941. Rjesenje zidovskog pitanja u N.D.H.

      Zagreb, Izdanje Drzavnog i promiccbenog ureda, 1942. - circa 23 x 15,5 cm. 31 pages with several illustrations Illustrated original softcover "Rare catalogue to an exhibition in Zagreb from may 1st fo june 1st 1942 about the development of Jewish life in Croatia before the establishment of the NDH (Independent State of Croatia). The text and images are fiercly antisemitic and try to establish the supposedly evil influence of Jews. The cover shows a knight with the Ustasa symbol fighting a snake that is covered with the star of David. Illustrations in the text (Croatian throughout) are very much in the style of the German magazine "Der Stuermer". " "- Just a little rubbed, slight trace of middle fold, back with old stamp of the editor from 1942, else well preserved. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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        CASABLANCA (1942)

      Warner Brothers 1942 - Vintage original 8 x 10" (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. The all-time Hollywood classic, the studio system producing at its best! It would win the Academy Award for Best Picture of 1943, though officially released and copyrighted in 1942; it qualified for the following year's awards as it did not have a Los Angeles screening until Jan. 1943. Here is a climactic scene as Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid) and Ilsa Lund (Ingrid Bergman) are about to leave Casablanca with the letter of transit secured by Rick (Humphrey Bogart). Still is coded "c-77". The original informational attached paper blurb is on the verso. There is a one-inch (2.5 cm.) tear at the mid left border which has been repaired with archival tape on the verso. Minor creasing at the corners, more at the bottom left corner NEAR FINE

      [Bookseller: Walter Reuben, Inc.]
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        Historia de Guadalajara y sus Mendozas en los siglos XV y XVI

      Aldus, Madrid 1942 - Rústica, intonso 342 pags. + XV láminas + 544 pags. + XXXI láminas + 532 pags. +II láminas + 434 pags. + XXXVIII láminas 1ª edición. 4 volúmenes. Láminas, dibujos, estados plegados [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRERÍA GULLIVER]
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      First edition, an advance (service de presse) copy. Half red morocco over marbled paper boards by Goy & Vilaine, spine in six compartments, date at foot, covers and spine preserved, top edge gilt. Rare autograph inscription signed by Robert Desnos to Hélène Weïand: "Avec toute l'affection de Robert et de Youki...[With all best wishes from Robert and Youki...]".A very good copy in a nice binding. Gallimard Paris 1942 12x19cm relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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      Hodder & Stoughton 1942 - 1st 1942. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper. Pale blue cloth, black titles. Plain endpapers. 32 full-page b/w drawings. The Famous Five's first adventure featuring a ruined castle, a wreck and buried treasure. Spine and corners bumped and a little worn. Browning to top and bottom of spine. A few light marks to boards. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A little surface paper damage and small mark to front endpaper. Some foxing and a few marks otherwise contents are generally clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some tears and creases and some areas of loss which has been cleverly disguised with photocopy beneath (not attached to the wrapper). Small tears to front and rear flap folds have been mended on verso with clear tape. Spine and rear panel are grubby. Light foxing to verso. [R] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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      Tunis: Castro, 1942. 1st edition. Original printed paper wrappers, small 8vo, 8 pages, uncut.. Judeo-Arabic in Hebrew and Latin characters.   Lamentation about the victims of the Nazi rule in Tunisia.  Tunisia was under the Nazi rule from November 1942 until May 1943. The Jews were required to wear a yellow patch and provide for the needs of the German army. Many Jews were shot to death in their homes or during the Death Marches. About 4, 000 Jews were sent to concentration camps in Tunisia and few were sent to extermination camps in Europe. See EJ, Vol. XV, cols. 1447-8. Judeo-Arabic dirges. Each verse appears in Hebrew and in French script. SUBJECT (S) : Judeo-Arabic poetry -- Tunisia. Kinot. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) . A copy sold at auction for over $1100 in 2012. OCLC lists 3 copies worldwide (JTS, Princeton, NLI) . Damage to lower left cover with loss of about 20 letters from of latin-transliteration of Judeo-Arabic text (all Hebrew Font text in tact) . Good Condition (holo2-125-21)

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        Oor Wullie Original Artwork Annual by Dudley D Watkins November 1942 DC Thomson

      UK: DC Thomson, 1942. 1st Edition 1st Printing. No Binding. Very Good+. Dudley D Watkins. Oor Wullie Original Artwork Annual by Dudley D Watkins November 1942 DC Thomson. Early example of Oor Wullie original artwork. Full size story board drawn by Dudley Dexter Watkins (1907-1969) in Indian ink to card. Dated November 1st 1942. Measures approx 15.5" x 20".

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        Angel With Spurs

      J.B. Lippincott Co, Philadelphia, 1942 - as Pictured First edition, very good condition hard cover, in a good condition dust jakcet, 2.75 price on flap. nicsk, wrinkles to corners, paper flaked at folds, black cloth, gilt spine lettering . with owner name stamp twice, again in ink front freeendpaper gently read , clean 508 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., 1942 Publisher's mark present on the copyright page. A railroad novel by an author who knew his railroading. The only novel written by Bedwell. Bound in original light blue cloth with red lettering. Two upper corners very lightly bumped, else fine in an near fine, bright dust jacket with very light wear at the head of the spine panel, and very light fade to the red, also on the spine panel. A handsome copy.. First edition, first printing. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books]
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        Flight to Arras

      Reynal & Hitchcock, New York 1942 - 255 Pages. This limited edition No. 233 of 500 is signed by Antoine de Saint-Exupery (1900-1944) and Bernard Lamotte on the limitation page. Boards are clean with pointed corners. It has a dark blue quarter-spine that shows some wear, particularly at the bottom spine area. Top page edges are gold. Interior text pages are flawless. Slipcase is missing the bottom and the right sides. In addition to being a noted aviator he was a respected author. This is the author's memoir that tells of his time in the French Air Force flying reconnaissance missions during the Battle of France in 1940. He was an older pilot with more than 20 years flying experience at the time. This book condenses months of flights into a single terrifying mission over the town of Arras of France in May 1940 in which seventeen of his fellow crews were sacrificed recklessly, he writes, like glasses of water thrown onto a forest fire. Saint-Exupéry survived the French defeat but refused to join the Royal Air Force over political differences with de Gaulle and in late 1940 went to New York where he accepted the National Book Award for his Wind, Sand and Stars. He remained in North America for two years, and then in the spring of 1943 rejoined his old unit in North Africa. In July 1944 he failed to return from a reconnaissance mission over France. There was much speculation about his disappearance until 2000 when a scuba diver exploring the Mediterranean discovered wreckage that was raised and identified as the author's plane. His previous books were The Aviator (1926), Southern Mail (1929 Novel), Night Flight (1931) (1933 Film John Barrymore, Helen Hayes, and Clark Gable), Wind, Sand and Stars (1939). Flight to Arras (1942) and The Little Prince (1943 Poetic). Size: 6" x 9" [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Out of Space and Time

      Sauk City: Arkham House. Sauk City, Arkham House, 1942. First Edition. First Impression. One of Smith's scarcer Arkham titles. One of 1,054 copies. A great Hannes Bok jacket. The book has an owner's inscription to the endpaper, a couple of note cards and a postcard from Arkham announcing the book. The owner was Samuel D. Russell, an active SF fan who was a writer and editor in his own right. The cards have some charming notes about ideas for writing. Russell apparently was an undercover FBI agent. Very good with wear to all jacket corners and spine tips, a couple of tears (~10mm), some reinforcement to the jacket interior with a label. Vertical crease to jacket spine. A decent copy. Cover art / illustrations by Hannes Bok [5771, Hyraxia Books]. . Very Good. Hardback. 1st Edition. 1942.

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        Lettera autografa firmata indirizzata a ''Mio caro Vigna'', S.l. e S.d. (ma 1942)

      1942. 1 pagina in-4 (mm 290x225), vergata in chiara grafia e firmata "Ungaretti", relativa al fascino che il mito di Stendhal dovette esercitare anche su Ungaretti. Il poeta scrive a un non meglio identificato amico Vigna (''Mio Caro Vigna'') per annunciargli una sua prossima visita a Civitavecchia, insieme ad un musicologo francese di nome Banzi: ''..sabato, o venerdì della settimana ventura, io e il mio amico Banzi, un musicologo e uno scrittore francese.. si verrebbe a Civitavecchia''. Domanda al corrispondente di fissare un appuntamento con Bucci, da identificare con Clodoveo Bucci, per poter visionare alcuni manoscritti e volumi appartenuti a Sthendal, attualmente conservati presso il Comune di Milano nel fondo Stendhaliano Bucci ('' ti è possibile preparare per quel giorno l'incontro con Bucci, col quale si potrebbe parlare di Sthendal, scrivimi''). Il primo custode di questa importante raccolta dei libri appartenuti a Sthendal e rinvenuti nel 1842, anno della morte del celebre scrittore francese, è stato Donato Bucci (1798-1870), suo fedele amico e poi suo esecutore testamentario per i beni lasciati in Italia. Morto Donato è appunto il nipote Clodoveo (1855-1942) che continua a conservare i volumi e gli altri cimeli stendhaliani. Con il cambio di secolo inizia a fiorire intorno ai documenti rimasti in Italia un'attenzione non più dettata solo dalla semplice curiosità di vedere la biblioteca del console scrittore, ma rivolta ad indagare gli autografi contenuti nei libri mentre Stendhal si avvia ad essere uno scrittore di culto. Clodoveo Bucci è disponibile possessore della raccolta; con lui gli stendhaliani si relazionano per avere accesso ai volumi e Casa Bucci diventa sia una meta privilegiata degli studiosi: hanno lasciato traccia del loro passaggio tra gli altri appunto Ungaretti (come questa importante lettera sembra confermare), Gian Pietro Lucini, Margherita Sarfatti e Alberto Savinio. La Raccolta venne venduta nel 1942 dagli eredi di Clodoveo a Federico Gentile, figlio del senatore Giovanni Gentile. La visita di Ungaretti è quindi da collocare proprio nel ?42, anno in cui il poeta rientrò in Italia dopo il lungo soggiorno a San Paolo del Brasile. Curioso anche il fatto che la lettera venne spedita ad un destinatario erroneo come si legge in calce da mano dello stesso Ungaretti: ''Ecco la lettera che era stata mandata per errore a Maroni. Rispondi Telegraficamente''.In perfetto stato (piccola mancanza nel margine inferiore, ininfluente).

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Pregliasco]
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        hand Signierte Sammelkarte 9x 6,5 cmhand signed card.

      Muhammad Ali (* 17. Januar 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky als Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.) ist ein ehemaliger US-amerikanischer Boxer. Er gehört zu den bedeutendsten Schwergewichtsboxern und herausragendsten Athleten des 20. Jahrhunderts und wurde 1999 vom Internationalen Olympischen Komitee zum Sportler des Jahrhunderts gewählt.[1]Auch außerhalb des Boxrings sorgte Ali für Schlagzeilen. So lehnte er öffentlich den Vietnamkrieg ab, verweigerte den Wehrdienst und unterstützte die Emanzipationsbewegung der Afroamerikaner in den 1960er Jahren. Der Kampf Rumble in the Jungle gegen George Foreman und die Kämpfe Fight of the Century und Thrilla in Manila gegen Joe Frazier gelten als Klassiker unter den Schwergewichtskämpfen.InhaltsverzeichnisKindheit und erster Kontakt mit dem BoxsportClay wurde 1942 als erster von zwei Söhnen eines Schildermalers geboren und wuchs in ärmlichen Verhältnissen auf. Seine Eltern benannten ihren Sohn nach dem Politiker und Gegner der Sklaverei Cassius Marcellus Clay. Mit dem Boxtraining begann der zwölfjährige Clay 1954 aus Wut über den Diebstahl seines Fahrrades er hoffte, den Dieb dadurch bestrafen zu können, wenn er ihn erwischte.[1] Im Alter von 16 Jahren verließ Clay die Schule mit schlechten Noten und konzentrierte sich auf sein Boxtraining. Karriere KarrierebeginnInnerhalb weniger Jahre konnte Clay sämtliche nationalen Amateurtitel erringen. Bei den Olympischen Spielen 1960 gewann er in Rom die olympische Goldmedaille im Halbschwergewicht. Noch im selben Jahr wurde er Profi.Clay musste feststellen, dass ein Wrestler namens Gorgeous George für größeres Aufsehen bei Presse und Zuschauern sorgte als ein bescheiden auftretender Nachwuchsboxer wie er. Daraufhin begann er, den Stil von George zu kopieren und der Presse von nun an immer neues Material in Form von Spottreimen über seine Gegner zu liefern: Vorhersagen über die Runde seines K.-o.-Sieges (Archie Moore will be on the floor in round four, Archie Moore wird in der vierten Runde am Boden liegen) und ähnliche Äußerungen.[2] Mit diesem provozierend zur Schau getragenen Selbstbewusstsein wurde Clay bald berühmt. Weil seine Prophezeiungen über den Ausgang oft zutrafen und Gegner tatsächlich in den vorhergesagten Runden zu Boden gingen, wurde er eine Zeitlang sogar des Betrugs verdächtigt. Aufstieg und erste Weltmeisterschaft (1964) &#8594 Hauptartikel: Muhammad Ali vs. Sonny ListonIm Februar des Jahres 1964 bekam Clay einen Weltmeisterschaftskampf gegen Sonny Liston, nachdem er zuvor Doug Jones umstritten nach Punkten und Henry Cooper durch K. o. besiegt hatte. Viele Journalisten mochten Clays selbstsichere Art nicht und prophezeiten ihm eine Niederlage gegen Liston, so auch Arthur Daley von der New York Times: The irritatingly confident Cassius enters this bout with one trifling handicap. He cant fight as well as he can talk. (Der irritierend selbstbewusste Cassius bestreitet diesen Titelkampf mit einem unbedeutenden Nachteil. Er kann nicht so gut kämpfen, wie er reden kann.).[3]Trotzdem gewann der mit Sieben zu Eins als Außenseiter gesetzte Clay durch eine angeblich verletzungsbedingte Aufgabe seines Gegners nach der sechsten Runde. In tumultartigen Szenen brüllte Clay nach dem Sieg immer wieder I shook up the world! und I am the greatest! in die Mikrofone. Die Bilder von ihm mit weit aufgerissenem Mund und Augen gingen um die Welt.Im weiteren Verlauf des Jahres machte Clay seine Mitgliedschaft in der Nation of Islam öffentlich und wählte Muhammad Ali als Namen. 1975 konvertierte er zum sunnitischen Islam.[4] Der Rückkampf gegen ListonIm Rückkampf am 25. Mai 1965 in Lewiston, Maine, wurde Liston von Ali bereits in der 1. Runde nach nur 105 Sekunden Kampf vom so genannten Phantomschlag (Phantom Punch, auch als Anchor Punch bekannt geworden) niedergestreckt, einem kurzen, harten, rechten Cross an Schläfe oder Kiefer,[5] der weder von Liston noch von großen Teilen des Publikums gesehen worden war. Ali schrie daraufhin den am Boden liegenden Liston mit den Worten Get up, you bum! (Komm hoch, du Penner!) wutentbrannt an und der Ringrichter, der ehemalige Weltmeister Jersey Joe Walcott, der mit der Situation offensichtlich überfordert war, zählte zunächst weder an noch aus, da er den wütend bei Liston stehenden und schreienden Ali von diesem wegzudrängen suchte. Der Kampf wurde dann zunächst wieder freigegeben, unmittelbar darauf jedoch beendet, als Nat Fleischer, der Gründer des Ring Magazines, Walcott darauf hinwies, dass Liston schon deutlich mehr als 10 Sekunden am Boden gewesen war.Der nur von wenigen Zuschauern gesehene Phantom Punch gab im Verbund mit Listons scheinbarer Unbesiegbarkeit und dessen dubiosen Kontakten zur Mafia Anlass zu Spekulationen über einen möglichen Betrug, was andererseits wegen der offensichtlichen Feindschaft zwischen den beiden Boxern bezweifelt wurde. So hatte Liston vor dem ersten Kampf, auf die Provokationen Clays angesprochen, erklärt, dass er die Absicht habe, Clay umzubringen. Auch in seiner Autobiografie wandte sich Ali gegen jegliche Unterstellungen solcher Art und erklärte explizit:Tatsache ist, dass noch niemals ein Kampf weniger abgesprochen war als dieser.Muhammad Ali: Der Größte. Meine Geschichte. S. 123.Film- und Fotoaufnahmen bewiesen im Nachhinein eindeutig, dass Liston von Ali tatsächlich getroffen wurde. Unklar blieb allerdings, wie hart. Deutlich zu sehen ist die entspannte Muskulatur von Listons Körper während des Sturzes, die eine Bewusstlosigkeit zu diesem Zeitpunkt vermuten lässt. Liston erklärte später allerdings, dass er vom Schlag Alis zwar überrascht, jedoch nicht bewusstlos war und nur deshalb nicht sofort wieder aufstand, da er fürchtete, von dem direkt über ihm (anstatt in der neutralen Ecke) stehenden Ali erneut getroffen zu werden. Auch hätte er vergeblich auf das Anzählen durch den Referee gewartet.In dem Augenblick, als Ali wütend und schreiend über dem liegenden Liston steht, entstand eines der bekanntesten Fotos von Ali, geschossen von Neil Leifer.[6] Dieses Foto (eigentlich ein Farbbild, aber als Schwarzweißbild berühmt geworden), nannte sein Biograph David Remnick später Ali wild und schön (), vielleicht () das nachhaltigste Bild Alis im Kampf überhaupt.[5] Karrierehöhepunkt und Titelverlust (1967) Muhammad Ali 1967Mitte der 60er Jahre war Ali auf dem Höhepunkt seiner Karriere. Er traf die Beatles und Elvis Presley und verteidigte seinen Titel unter anderem gegen Ex-Weltmeister Floyd Patterson und dann im Frankfurter Waldstadion gegen den deutschen Europameister Karl Mildenberger (Mildenberger machte ihm einige Probleme er kam bis in die 12. Runde, woraufhin Ali im Anschluss sagte, nie wieder gegen Mildenberger boxen zu wollen), ferner gegen George Chuvalo, Henry Cooper, Brian London, Cleveland Williams, Ernie Terrell und Zora Folley.Ali war äußerst flink, dazu provozierte er oft den Gegner, indem er die Hände neben den Hüften hängen ließ, anstatt sich zu decken. Seine Beine waren jedoch so schnell und die Hüfte so beweglich, dass er fast jeden Schlag auspendeln konnte. Tatsächlich bekam er kaum Treffer an den Kopf, kokettierte mit seinem Aussehen und prahlte, dass er nach vielen Kämpfen immer noch so hübsch wie ein Mädchen sei. Mit einer rasanten tänzerischen Beinkombination namens Ali Shuffle verblüffte er Gegner und Publikum. Gelegentlich ließ er sich demonstrativ mehrmals hintereinander in die durchtrainierte Seite des Körpers schlagen, ohne dass dies erkennbare Wirkungen zeigte abgesehen davon, dass der Gegner demoralisiert wurde.[3]Im April 1967 wurde Ali der Titel aberkannt, nachdem er sich geweigert hatte, den Wehrdienst anzutreten. Als ausschlaggebend für seine Entscheidung nannte er zum einen seinen Glauben, sprach aber zum anderen auch die Frage der fehlenden Gleichberechtigung der Afroamerikaner an ...

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        Le parti pris des choses

      First edition, one of 1,350 copies on châtaignier paper.Exceptional, handsome autograph inscription from Francis Ponge to René Leynaud : "... poète et jeune frère d'armes plus pur que moi, avec honte, mais résolument. / Francis Ponge. / Lyon, le 28 Octobre 1942 [poet and young brother in arms, purer than I am, I am shameful but resolute. /Francis Ponge. / Lyon, 28 October 1942]".Two tiny tears to head and foot of spine, one other small tear to head of half-title with inscription.A unique copy with a moving provenance. % Gallimard Paris 1942 14x19,5cm broché

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        Landschaften. Vorzugsausgabe mit Radierung (Landschaft).

      Untertitel Werkübersicht 1942 - 1989. Schulzeit, Schulzeit-Ende, Die 'Arbeit' beginnt, Landschaft, Auf Reisen, Hokusai's Spaziergang, Schack-Land - Frosch-Land, Piranesi, Maryon, Guardi, Durch die Zeit, Küste und Hinterland, Paris - Hamburg, Jüngste Erinnerungen. Herausgeber Dierk Lemcke Abbildungen Mit 530 Farbabbildungen Einband, Schutzumschlag, Schuber und letzte Seiten mit Wasserschaden, die Radierung ist nicht betroffen. Vorzusgausgabe mit einer Radierung, Probedruck auf Bütten, signiert.

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        There is a Happy Land

      Henry Holt, NY 1942 - Green cloth stamped in blue, green topstain. Inscribed to the ffep by Bezzerides. Spine ends mildly softened, board extremities and pages slightly toned else a square sound unmarked copy. The DJ in mylar is edgechipped with shallow loss to spine ends, toned, with 2 small stains to rear panel, and price-clipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Problems of Lasting Peace

      1942 - HOOVER, Herbert and GIBSON, Hugh. The Problems of Lasting Peace. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1942. Octavo, original blue cloth, original dust jacket. $2000.First edition of President Hoover and co-author Gibson’s critically praised analysis of a world in crisis, published in the midst of World War II, boldly signed by President Hoover, in scarce dust jacket.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 it [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. Book fine; slight edge-wear to scarce near-fine dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Secret Life of Salvador Dali


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        The High Window

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1942. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. 240 pp. Original brown cloth with dark crimson lettering. Very Good+ condition with spine lean, offsetting to endpapers. Lacking jacket. A nice copy of 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.

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        338171 T.E.

      First edition on ordinary paper, of which there were only 30 Whatman large paper copies. Autograph inscription signed and dated in French by Victoria Ocampo to the singer Jane Bathori, partner of the comedian Andrée Tainsy : "... grande musicienne..."With a photographic frontispiece of T.E. Lawrence's bust.Two tears to head and foot of spine, a marginal spot to upper cover, internally good. Editions des lettres françaises Buenos Aires 1942 15,5x21cm broché

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        Ta S'eu. Dai Gaku. Studio Integrale.

      Rapallo: Scuola Tipografica Orfanotrofio Emiliani,, 1942. Octavo. Original printed wrappers, stapled at the fold. Bound back to front, in the Chinese manner. Tiny chip and small smudge mark to the top edge of front wrapper, otherwise fine. First edition, first printing, inscribed on the title page, "Sandoz ?Vegh, pour le guidez et ses enfants, Ezra Pound, 28 Mars, 1959". Pound & Lucini's Italian translations of the poems of Confucius appear for the first time in this fragile production, printed in Rapallo early in 1942 in an edition of unknown number. In a letter to Mrs Virgil Jordan on 3 November 1941, Pound commented on the translation, "I am making a real translation of Confucius' Ta S'eu (wrongly spelled Ta Hio, by the frogs whom I followed in earlier edtns ... Have just finished the Italian draft and a blooke, called Luchini, is supposed to put it into real Italian." The Italian translation was printed separately, without the original Chinese text as here, in Testamento di Confucio, 1944. Pound had drafted an earlier English version, though again printed without the Chinese text in Ta Hio, The Great Learning (1928). Inscribed copies are rare; we can find no other copy recorded at auction, and have never handled another.

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        South African Paint Pot Comprising 1. The Art of the Yellow Man, 2. The Art of the Black Man, 3. The Art of the White Man

      Published by Red Fawn Press, Pretoria 1942 - , 43 pages, 22 black and white plates, private edition, this is number 452 of 500 printed. Private Edition , staples have rusted on the book, plates and pages clean and bright, book in very good condition , dustwrapper shows minor signs of wear to edges and is now protected by plastic cover, good condition , plain card covers, protected by printed dustwrapper , 26 cm x 19.5 cm Card Covers ISBN: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      First edition, one of 110 numbered copies on China paper, the only printing along with 12 copies on Japon nacre and 1 on China, variously enrichedIllustrated with 11 original color lithographs by Jean FautrierAutograph inscription from Robert Ganzo to a couple of his acquaintanceManuscript signatures of the author and illustrator on the justification pageThis copy retains its original glassine wrapper showing spiders wandering in the webs they've wovenOccasional very light spotting, a good copy. Chez les auteurs s.l. (Paris) 1942 35,5x29,5cm en feuilles sous couverture

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        Typed Letter Signed on behalf of George Cukor, 4to on personal printed stationery, n.p., January 16, 1943

      1942. Tracy writes a letter of recommendation for his friend and film director, George Cukor. The actor recommends the director to make war propaganda films. In 1942, Cukor enlisted in the Army Signal Corps. Cukor was 43 at that time which might the reason for Tracy writing to Colonel Melvin Gillette, of the Signal Corps Photographic Center. Cukor directed training and propaganda films for a year after which he honorably discharged because of his age. Tracy and Cukor had worked together on a number of films before and after World War II. Tracy lists some of Cukor's films as a way of showing Cukor's accomplishments. He describes Cukor as, "a man of great intellectual and artistic experience, has a great sense of humor and an enormously quick mind, which seems to me to add materially to his potentialities as an officer. He is a very well educated man...has boundless energy...." Tracy notes in his final paragraph that Cukor understands "human nature." He signs above his typed name, "Spencer Tracy."

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        Romancero gitan

      First edition of the French translation, one of 50 copies reimposed on Ingres, deluxe edition on Canson reimposed after 5, 10 and Japan with 50 other Ingres. Edmond Charlot Alger 1942 17,5x27,5cm broché

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        First papers of surrealism

      Coordinating council of french relief societies. First edition of this poster for an exhibition held in New York from 14th October to 7th November 1942. A famous cover with five bullet holes, designed by Marcel Duchamp. Illustrated. Ex libris inkstamp to head of one blank endpaper. Small insignificant scratch to head of spine, a good and rare copy. Coordinating council of french relief societies New York 1942 18,5x26,5cm agrafé

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        ["The Hang of It," in] The Kit Book for Soldiers, Sailors and Marines [with mailing carton]

      First Edition Chicago Consolidated Book Publishers [through 1942] 1942 Second issue (with 1943 rather 1942 copyright) of a World War II-era compilation containing Salinger's third published short story and first appearance in book form. Small 8vo; 336pp, with numerous color and black-and-white illustrations. Publisher's bright red, white and blue pictorial boards (issued without a dust jacket), in original pictorial shipping carton. Just about Near Fine, with rubbing and very minor loss of color to corners and tips and browning to wartime paper, in a better than Very Good example of shipping box (unused), reproducing cover image of the book, rubbed along all edges. Salinger's story, "The Hang of It," appears on p. 332 of this collection of "favorite stories, verse and cartoons for the entertainment of servicemen," also featuring contributions by Elbert Hubbard, Ellery Queen, O' Henry, Rudyard Kipling, Damon Runyan and Ernest Thayer's "Casey at the Bat." Not particularly uncommon, except in the shipping carton, very few of which have survived. Near Fine-

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      With 8 original etchings to text and hors texte by Oscar Dominguez, one of 70 numbered copies on B.F.K. de Rives paper, the only printing with 4 on old Japan paper, variously enriched.Autograph inscription from Robert Ganzo to a couple of his acquaintance on half title.This copy is additionally enhanced with a manuscript quatrain signed by the author on the page opposite half-title.Autograph signatures of the author and illustrator on the justification page.Some slight small foxing mostly affecting the first leaves, a joint of the chemise cracked, with a tear allmost all over it.A rare copy in a chemise and flexible slipcase with wood-effect paper boards. S.n. s.l. 1942 19,5x25,5cm en feuilles sous chemise et étui

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        The Chinese repository. Shina soho kaisetsu. [Traduction en japonais sous la direction de Iwai Hirosato] Vol. I à XV, Complet

      Maruzen Kabushiki Kaisha. Rare complete edition of the Japanese translation of this contemporaryical published in Canton from 1832 to 1851 for the use of Protestant missionaries working in southeast Asia. Bindings editor in full burgundy cloth, spine smooth, cased. Designed by Elijah Coleman Bridgman, the first American Protestant missionary in China and appointed editor of the newspaper until his departure for Shanghai in 1847, the repository will then be directed by James Granger Bridgman and Samuel Wells Williams. The Repository was a very important paper which allowed the missionaries to keep abreast of the Chinese currency and collect scattered information into a coherent and readable whole. The newspaper, published for the foreign community and the Aboriginal community, reflected the rich knowledge of its editors of the situation in China. Between 1805 and 1842, Malacca, Penang, Singapore, Batavia, Java, Rangoon, and Ambon were intermediate stages of the Protestant mission early nineteenth century China. The Repository therefore contains detailed information on the activities of foreign missionaries in Southeast Asia information. Rare and beautiful copy. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Maruzen Kabushiki Kaisha T ?ky ? 1942 15,5x21cm 12 vols. reliés

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        Pilote de guerre

      Editions de la Maison française. First edition, one of 450 numbered copies on Corsican.Spine and covers slightly and marginally sunned as usual.A good copy. Editions de la Maison française New York 1942 18,5x22,5cm broché

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        Romans nouveaux. Manuscrit autographe et tapuscrit complets

      S.n. (Journal des débats). Autograph manuscript of the author of 2 and a half pages in-4 published in the issue dated 23 December 1942 of the Journal of Debates. Complete manuscript writing very dense, with many erasures, corrections and additions. Literary review published on the occasion of the publication of several new novels, including "The sun rises" Marius Grout. Full typescript is attached. Between April 1941 and August 1944, Maurice Blanchot published in the "Chronicle of the intellectual life" of the Journal of Debates 173 articles on recently published books. In a half-page newspaper (about seven pages in-8), the young author of "Thomas the Obscure" his first steps in the field of literary criticism and inaugurates a theoretical work that develop later Many in these essays, "The Share of fire" to "The Infinite Conversation" and "The Writing disaster." From the very first articles, Blanchot demonstrates a sharp analysis far beyond the current literature that motivates writing. Oscillating between classical and modern writers of the first order and minor novelists, he puts in his columns, the foundations of critical thinking which will mark the second half of the twentieth. Transformed by writing and by war, Blanchot breaks, over a thought exerted "on behalf of the other," with violent maurassiennes certainties of his youth. Not without paradox, then it transforms literary criticism philosophical act of intellectual resistance to barbarism at the heart of an "openly marechalist" newspaper: "Burning a book, write, are the two acts between culture which registered its oscillations opposites "(The Book, In Journal of Debates, January 20, 1943). In 2007, Cahiers de la NRF together under the direction of Christophe Bident all literary chronic unpublished volumes with critical analysis of the relevant work of Blanchot "novels, poems, essays give rise to a singular reflection, always safer his own rhetoric, delivered more to echo the impossible or the lure of extinction. (...) Not without contradictions or step aside, and the certainty of a feverish work begins (... ) these articles reveal the genealogy of a critic who has transformed during the chronicle necessity of thought. " (C. Bident). The autograph manuscripts of Maurice Blanchot are of great rarity. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! S.n. (Journal des débats) s.l. (Paris) s.d. (1942) 13,5x21,5cm & 4 pages in-4 4 1/2 pages in-8

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      - Dokument mit Unterschrift - ERNENNUNG von Prof. Lothar Kreuz zum REKTOR DER UNIVERSITÄT BERLIN ! Briefkopf als Reichsminister, Berlin, 23.4.1942 1 S. 4°; EXTREM RAR! (- LOTHAR KREUZ (1888-1969) Professor Dr., dt. Orthopäde u. Traumatologe, entwickelte ein bis heute gängiges Rehabilitationsschema, letzter Rektor der Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Berlin, SS-Standartenführer, Generalarzt, 1934 war er als »Exekutivarzt« an der Ermordung der SA-Führung beteiligt)

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         Sketchbook of American Chess Problematists

      Stamford, CT: Overbrook Press, 1942. 2 volumes. [4]+138 pages with frontispiece, diagrams and index; [4]+163 pages with frontispiece, diagrams and index. Duodecimo (6 3/4" x 4 3/4") bound in original publisher's beige cloth with brown lettering to spine in original onion skin wrappers with original slipcase. Overbrook Chess Series number 2. (Betts: 32-32) First edition limited to 250 copies.The two volumes contain 166 problems (mainly direct mates in 2 or 3) by 84 American composers, accompanied by short accounts of their lives and their work in problem composition, the text forming a continuous historical narrative of problem composition in the United States since 1845. Volume two includes an epilogue by Vincent L Eaton: A sketch of the life and activities of Alain White with 12 of his compositions. Solutions at the end of each volume. A wonderful summary of early American composition with special note of the wonderful compositions of Sam Loyd and W. Shinkman, both geniuses in chess problems along with a survey of the contributions of Orestes Brownson and his iconoclastic and scarce chess magazine.Condition:A fine set in a slightly rubbed slipcase.

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        13 têtes de français précédées de 3 notes sur le bonheur

      Chez l'auteur 1942 - - Chez l'auteur, Saint-Maurice d'Etelan 1942, 20x25,5cm, en feuilles sous chemise cartonnée. - Edition originale, un des 100 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin, seul tirage avec 120 Arches. Ouvrage illustré de 16 têtes gravées sur lino par Pierre Bettencourt, dont 3 tirées en couleur justifiées et monogrammées au crayon (Breton, Rimbaud et Renan) par ce dernier. Dos de la chemise comportant des frottements en tête et en pied, petites traces de décharges de papier adhésif en têtes et en pieds des gardes, sinon agréable état intérieur. Rare exemplaire du deuxième ouvrage édité par Pierre Bettencourt. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition, one of 100 numbered copies on vellum, with 120 single draw Arches paper. Illustrated book of 16 heads carved on linoleum by Pierre Bettencourt, 3 drawn justified color and monogram in pencil (Breton, Rimbaud and Renan) by the latter. Back of the shirt with friction at the head and foot, small traces of adhesive paper discharge heads and feet guards, otherwise good condition inside. Rare copy of the second book edited by Pierre Bettencourt. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

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        A formal theorem in Church's theory of types. [with:] The use of dots as brackets in Church's system.

      The Association for Symbolic Logic, 1942. First edition, the very rare offprint issues, and with a fine provenance, of Turing's papers on Church's type theory. "Church's type theory is a formal logical language which includes first-order logic, but is more expressive in a practical sense. It is used, with some modifications and enhancements, in most modern applications of type theory. It is particularly well suited to the formalization of mathematics and other disciplines and to specifying and verifying hardware and software" (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy). Offprints of Turing's papers are extremely rare in institutional holdings, and even more so in commerce. Copies of both offprints are in the Turing Archive at King's College, Cambridge, and also among those collected by Max Newman (now at Bletchley Park). We are not aware of any other copies having appeared in commerce. Turing's interest in logic and computation began when he attended the lectures of Max Newman at Cambridge in 1935. This led, two years later, to the publication of his great work On computable numbers, with an application to the Entscheidungsproblem, which included the introduction of the 'universal Turing machine.' Turing spent the years1937-1939 at Princeton, where he completed his PhD under the supervision of Alonzo Church. From the latter part of 1939, Turing was engaged in war work at Bletchley Park. 'Before the war my work was in logic and my hobby was cryptanalysis,' he once said, 'and now it is the other way round.' He had to thank Newman for stimulating his thoughts on this 'hobby' of mathematical logic, for they corresponded in 1940 and 1941, in which latter year Newman again gave Cambridge lectures on Foundations of Mathematics. "Most of Alan's efforts were directed towards a new formulation of the theory of types. Russell had regarded types as rather a nuisance, adopted faute de mieux in order to save Frege's set theory. Other logicians had felt that a hierarchy of logical categories was really quite a natural idea, and that it was the attempt to lump together every conceivable entity into 'sets' that was strange. Alan inclined to the latter view. He would prefer a theory with the way in which mathematicians actually thought, and which worked in a practical way. He also wanted to see mathematical logic used to make the work of mathematicians more rigorous... His own efforts to bridge the gap began with an attempt 'to put the theory of type into a form in which it can be used by the mathematician-in-the-street without having to study mathematical logic, much less use it... The type principle is effectively taken care of in ordinary language by the fact that there are nouns as well as adjectives. We can make the statement 'All horses are four-legged', which can be verified by examination of every horse, at any rate if there are only a finite number of them. If however we try to use words like 'thing' or 'thing whatever' trouble begins. Suppose we understand 'thing' to include everything whatever, books, cats, men, women, thoughts, functions of men with cats as values, numbers, matrices, classes of classes, procedures, propositions... Under these circumstances what can be made of the statement 'All things are not prime multiples of 6'... What do we mean by it? Under no circumstances is the number of things to be examined finite. It may be that some meaning can be given to statements of this kind, but for the present we do not know of any. In effect then the theory of types requires us to refrain from the use of such nouns as 'thing', 'object', etc., which are intended to convey the idea of 'anything whatever'. "The technical work of separating mathematical 'nouns' from 'adjectives' was based upon that of Church, whose lectures he had followed at Princeton, and who published a description of his type theory in 1940. Part of Alan's work was done in collaboration with Newman through correspondence; their joint paper [i.e. I] being received at Princeton on 9 May 1941. It must have crossed the Atlantic just as the München was captured. Alan produced a further paper of a highly technical nature, The use of dots as brackets in Church's system, and submitted it just a year later" (Hodges, pp. 215-6). [Paper II] "shows once again Turing's ability to reason about important issues in computer science before there were digital computers to reason about. In this case, Turing essentially studies an important aspect of programming languages, a syntax for trees... In short, Turing's dots gave him a way to think about the order of operations in a structure that was more intuitive to him, to prepare him for planned further work on Church's ?-calculus" (Lance Fortnow, in Alan Turing: his work and impact, pp. 227-8). Turing states that he intended to make use of this notation in two forthcoming papers, Some theorems about Church's systems and The theory of virtual types. These never appeared, although manuscripts with similar titles exist in the Turing Archive (AMT/C/3-6). Although there are no ownership marks, these offprints are from the working library of Robin Gandy. "[Gandy's] interest in [mathematical logic] commenced through his wartime acquaintance with Alan Turing as far back as 1944. His twin interests in the foundations of science and mathematics were fostered by Turing. These interests moulded a career which always seemed larger than his publication list, although that grew in diversity with the years to include some seminal papers. Initially, he read widely and published little, but around 1960 he started to produce the major results which made him an international figure in the theory of abstract recursion and in effective, descriptive set theory. There were also major conceptual innovations such as the theory of inductive definitions, and a plethora of ingenious intricate proofs in different corners of the subject. He wrote papers on many areas of logic and was much in demand as a reviewer of books on the foundations of mathematics and science. He remained active and productive and was a familiar figure at international conferences until his sad and unexpected death (from an aortic rupture) on November 20th, 1995. "He was born on September 22nd, 1919, in Peppard, Oxfordshire, where his father, Thomas Gandy, was in general practice. His mother Ida Gandy earned a reputation for a sequence of books based on her early life in Wiltshire. Educated at Abbotsholme, a progressive public school, he went on to join that special elite at King's College, Cambridge, intellectual home of such famous names as E. M. Forster the novelist, J. Maynard Keynes the economist - and Alan Turing. He met Turing at a party in 1940 (Gandy's graduation year) but their early wartime careers were separate. Gandy was commissioned in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers and became an expert on military radio and radar, whilst Turing joined the cryptanalysts at Bletchley Park. They were brought together at Hanslope Park in 1944 to work on a speech decipherment system, christened 'Delilah' at Gandy's suggestion because it was intended to be a 'deceiver of men'. "Their friendship continued after the war, back at King's College where Turing had resumed his fellowship. Gandy took Part III of the Mathematical Tripos with distinction, then began studying for a PhD under Turing's supervision; his successful thesis on the logical foundation of physics (On axiomatic systems in mathematics and theories in physics) was presented in 1953 and can now be seen as a bridge between his wartime expertise and later career. When Turing died in 1954 he left his mathematical books and papers to Gandy, who, in 1963, took over from Max Newman the task of editing the papers for publication" (Moschovakis & Yates, pp. 367-8). Andrew Hodges, Alan Turing: The Enigma, 1983; Yiannis Moschovakis & Mike Yates, 'In Memoriam: Robin Oliver Gandy 1919-1995', Bulletin of Symbolic Logic, Vol. 2, 1996, pp. 367-370. Two offprints on Church's type theory. I. (with M. H. A. Newman) 'A formal theorem in Church's theory of types,' pp. 28-33, Journal of Symbolic Logic, Vol. 7, No. 1, March, 1942; II. 'The use of dots as brackets in Church's system,' pp. 146-156, Journal of Symbolic Logic, Vol. 7, No. 4, December, 1942. 8vo (255 x 175 mm), original printed wrappers. Provenance: Robin Oliver Gandy (1919-95).

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        Nachrichten des Reichsministers für Rüstung und Kriegsproduktion ( Sammelmappe )

      Nachrichten des Reichsministers für Rüstung und Kriegsproduktion / Rundschreiben von Nummer 16 ( Dezember 1942 ) - bis Nummer 48 ( Oktober 1944 )."erscheint in zwangloser Folge nach Bedarf " Vertrauliche Rundschreiben an die Betriebsführer deutscher rüstungsrelevanter Betriebe mit Anweisungen für Produktion / Anforderung von Arbeitskräften ( gemeint sind Zwangsarbeiter ) Werksschutz.. Auftragsverlagerung von den besetzten Westgebieten, Einführung von Bestelllisten für Material u.v.m..bis hin zu Anweisungen zum Verhalten der Betriebsführer nach der teilweisen Ausbombung des Ministeriums abgeheftet sind Original-Briefe des Reichministers Dr. Habermehl an die Firma Theisen in München z.B. über die Lieferung von Fachkräften usw. insgesamt ca. 100 SeitenPapier etwas gebräunt und teils mit kleinen Randläsuren , aber gut erhalten - Schnellhefter beschädigt, berieben , bestossen. für das Alter aber erstaunlich guter Zustand .. Geschichtlich hochinteressante Rarität !!!

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        Der Berner Totentanz nach Niklaus Manuel. 10 Kostümentwürfe (mehrfarb. Aquarelle) und Textheft.

      28 x 20 cm, Der handschriftl. Untertitel etwas knapp beschnitten, sonst tadell. Die Entwürfe vom Zürcher Photographen Karl W. Rahm waren für eine Aufführung des Berner Totentanzes nach den Texten von N. Manuel (zusammengestellt v. Fridolin Hefti)gedacht. Leider ist über den Künstler nichts bekannt, ebensowenig war über eine Aufführung des Stückes zu finden. Die Aquarelle zeigen die 10 Personen des Stücks: Der Tod der arm Mann der Vogt die Tochter der Bruoder der Kriegsmann die Muoter de Kaiser der Arzet der Ansager. Beiliegen das Textheft (Kl.8, OBrosch., 27 S., Vlg. von Tschudi, Glarus, 1942) aus der Reihe Schweizer Volksspiel Heft 2.

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