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        Archiv für Buchbinderei / Zeitschrift für Einbandkunst und Einbandforschung XLIII.Jahrgang 1943

      Halle / Saale, Verlag Wilhelm Knapp, 1943.. . Vollständige Ausgabe, geheftet auf drei Bünde, ohne Einband, im Format 21 x 28,6 cm. 54 Seiten, mit einigen Zeichnungen im Text und vielen Foto-Abbildungen auf Kunstdruckpapier, u.a.: Arbeiten aus der Meisterschule des Deutschen Handwerks der Reichsmessestadt Leipzig (Werkstatt, Papierarbeiten, Buchbinderei, Werkstattleiter: Studienrat Karl Funke; Buchbinderarbeiten von Karl Funke, A.Enderlein A.Brügmann und H.Sauer), der Buchbinderwerkstatt Gustav Mössner / Breslau, der Gutenbergschule - Abteilung Buchbinderlehranstalt - Leipzig ("Deutschland", Ehrengabe für Reichsminister Ribbentrop in braunem Ziegenneger, mit Kasten) und der Meisterschule des deutschen Handwerks Hannover ("Winterhilfswerkbüchlein" in Leder gebundene mit Lederkassette, von Schüler Othmar Pfarrkircher / Hamburg und "Bildchronik Sudetengau" von Schüler Meister Karl Stolle, Gablonz (Sudetengau) / Ehrengabe des Reichsinnungsverbandes des Buchbinderhandwerks zum 80. Geburtstag des Dichters Gerhard Hauptmann: Kassette mit zwei Ganzfranzbänden des autobiographischen Werks des Dichters "Abenteuer meiner Jugend", Entwurf und Ausführung: Moritz Gradl (Fachschuloberlehrer/Berlin) / Handtaschen aus Kalbs- und Ziegenleder (mit Flechtung) von Fritz Wiese / München / Bucheinbände von Moritz Gradl (Fachschuloberlehrer/Berlin) - Ganzlederband / Prachtausgabe "Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf" (ziegelrotes Saffianleder mit Blinddruck, Entwurf und Ausführung: Werkstatt Professor Otto Dorfner / Weimar) / Burgbuch der Ordensburg Krössinsee; Goldenes Buch der Seestadt Rostock; Urkunde des Reichsinnungsverbandes der Herrenschneider; Ehrengabe für Reichsmarschall Göring: Mappe in echtem naturfarbenem Schweinsleder mit Blinddruck; Ehrenbürgerurkunde der Stadt Arnstadt; Reichsleiter Alfred Rosenberg, "Mythus"; Gritzbach, "Hermann Göring, Werk und Mensch" und weitere Einbände, alle ebenfalls von Professor Otto Dorfner / Weimar und von höchster Qualität / mehrerePrachteinbände von Adolf Hitlers "Mein Kampf". - Aus dem Inhalt: Robert Abel: Klebstoffe, ihre Merkmale und Unterschiede - G.A.E.Bogeng: "Buchschuber" / Über Dekorationsprinzipien / Das unbeschnittene Buch - Hugo Eberhardt: Das Deutsche Ledermuseum - Heinrich Endres: Jakob Preisger, der Würzburger Meister J.P. (1576-1613) - Adolf Heß: 90 Handschriften von Johann Sebastian Bach wiederhergestellt -Helmuth Hellwig: Emil Rudolf Weiß - J.Hoffmann: Erwerb von Teilen der Buchbinderwerkstatt Carl Sonntag jun. durch die Leipziger Stadtbibliothek - Max Joseph Husung: Programmatisches und Kritisches zu einem Atlas bzw. Corpus der Lederschnittbände des Mittelalters (Fortsetzung) / Rollen-und Plattenstempel auf Einbänden des 16.Jahrhunderts in der Bibliothek des Grafen Friedrich Johann von Alvensleben zu Erxleben - Adolf Rhein: Die Arbeitsgänge des spätmittelalterlichen Ganzlederbandes / Früh planierte Bücher / Geschichtliche Pergamenteinbände / Der handwerkliche Schmuckeinband - Theodor Sauer: Geheimnisse des Einbandes - Die "Schwarze Kunst". Zum 475-jährigen Todestag von Johann Gutenberg - Charlotte Steinbrucker: Alte Einbände griechischer Handschriften / Wertvolle Bucheinwände in der Metzer Stadtbibliothek - Fritz Wiese: Ein frühgotischer bzw. romanischer Einband - Ernennung von Heinrich Lüers zum Fachschuloberlehrer / Zum Tode von Hugo Ibscher - Verzeichnis der Abbildungen - Kriegsdruck, Erstausgabe, EA, erste Auflage in guter Erhaltung, Buchblock unbeschnitten, letzte Lage lose, sonst gut; weitere Fotos s.Nr.17846!

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        Autographed Document Signed

      Washington, D.C., 1943. unbound. 1 page, 19 x 23 inches, Washington, D.C., December 10, 1943. Signed in full by the President, appointing Mrs. Carmen Vial de Senoret as Consul of Chile at Boston, Massachusetts. Cream-colored vellum with the paper seal intact and a stamped signature of then-Secretary of State Cordell Hull. Natural folds; faint damp-stain on the top edge. Very good(-) condition.

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        A Haunted House and Other Short Stories

      London: The Hogarth Press, 1943 First edition, first printing. One of 6,000 copies. Personal copy of author's sister Vanessa Bell, with her ownership signature "Vanessa Bell" in black ink to the front free endpaper. Publisher's dull crimson cloth boards, lettered in gilt. Good, with toning and staining to the spine and boards, small nick to left edge of the front board, bright gilt, some faint toning to pages, pencil correction to page 90; laid in to this copy is a photocopy of a broadside featuring Woolf's text from "The Mark on the Wall" with woodblocks by Bell. Housed in a custom quarter-leather clamshell box. Kirkpatrick A28a. A Haunted House is a collection of eighteen of Virginia Woolf's short stories, selected and published posthumously by her husband Leonard Woolf. The collection contains a mix of previously published and unpublished stories: six stories from Woolf's 1921 collection Monday or Tuesday (the only collection of short stories published in her lifetime), including "Monday or Tuesday," "A Haunted House," and "Kew Gardens;" six stories previously published in magazines and serial publications, including "The New Dress," "The Shooting Party," and "The Duchess and the Jeweller;" and six previously unpublished stories, including "Moments of Being," "The Man Who Loved His Kind," and "The Legacy." Although it was published after her death in 1941, Leonard Woolf wrote in his foreword that he and Virginia had discussed publishing such a collection and that he "tried to carry out her intention" with A Haunted House. Leonard explains that Virginia primarily wrote short stories "whenever an idea occurred to her" and would "sketch it out in a very rough form" before storing it away to be expanded upon or published later. "A Haunted House" was inspired by Asheham, a small early 19th century house that Vanessa and Virginia jointly rented from 1912-1919. According to passages in both Virginia's and Leonard's diaries, they believed Asheham to be haunted. Asheham House and its surroundings seemed to have had a creative effect on both Vanessa and Virginia; while living there, Vanessa executed paintings that were later shown at the Second Post-Impressionist Exhibition in London, and Virginia finished her first novel The Voyage Out and wrote much of Night and Day. Included in this collection is the short story "The Searchlight"-when Vanessa read it in 1939, she was inspired to illustrate it: "It seems to me lovely - only too full of suggestions for pictures almost. They leap into my mind at every turn. Your writing always does that for me to some extent, but I think this one more than usual." [Vanessa to Virginia, May 1939].. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Good.

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        The Ministry of Fear. An Entertainment

      New York: The Viking Press,, 1943. Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine and front board in blue and white. With the illustrated dust jacket. Spine rolled; an excellent copy in the jacket that has toned spine, some nicks and chips to extremities, rear panel partially separated from spine. First US edition, first printing. Originally published in the UK earlier the same year. With the ownership signature of the American crime writer Dorothy B. Hughes to the front free endpaper and her annotations to the rear blank.

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        LAZARILLO DE TORMES. La novella è illustrata da ventun legni originali di Aligi Sassu.

      Edizioni della Conchiglia 1943 Cm.28,2x19. Pg.(8), 144, (84). Legatura in mz.marocchino bleu con titoli in oro al dorso a cinque nervatura. Piatti e fogli di guardia marmorizzati. Le 21 tavole di Sassu sono intercalate. In fine al volume "Studî di Aligi Sassu per le illustrazioni", e "Ripetizione, degli studî, in colore". Gli stessi Studi compaiono di nuovo applicati. Esemplare in barbe, ad ampi margini, in perfette condizioni di conservazione. Nel volume compare un doppio colophon, il primo con le indicazioni editoriali, il secondo con la giustificazione della tiratura: "La novella impaginata da Giampiero Giani per l'Edizioni della Conchiglia, e stampata in torchio a mano da Carlo Losa, su carta alla forma fabbricata in Pescia dalle Cartiere Enrico Magnani è composta in carattere Paganini cirpo 18 tondo e corsivo. I fogli del volume recano, in filigrana alternata, le diciture "I Novellieri" e "Santagostino"; questo l'Editore ha voluto in riconoscimento all'opera prestata da Mario Santagostino Sandri, maestro legatore in Milano" (al primo colophon); e "L'Editore ha così disposto l'allestimento dell'Opera: 1 esemplare numerato "A" firmato da Aligi Sassu e Gian Galeazzo Severi con allegati, in originale, tre illustrazioni, tutti gli studi e le prove d'artista ; una serie aggiunta delle illustrazioni stesse e due degli studi completano il volume, rilegato in tutto marocchino e seta, con custodia. 9 esemplari numerati da I a IX, firmati da Aligi Sassu e Gian Galeazzo Severi, con allegati, in originale, due illustrazioni; una serie aggiunta delle illustrazioni stesse e due degli studi completano i volumi rilegati in mezzo marocchino con angoli e custodia. 100 esemplari numerati da 1 a 100, firmati da Aligi Sassu con allegati una serie di studi, rilegati in mezzo marocchino con angoli e custodia. 5 esemplari non numerati, fuori commercio, dei quali uno segnato con la lettera "alfa" appositamente allestito per la Libreria Di Stefano di Genova" (al secondo colophon). Il presente esemplare è il n°VI, e reca le firme autografe, a matita, di Aligi Sassu, Gian Galeazzo Severi e Giampiero Giani.

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        Shanghai Telephone Directory. Winter 1943-44 Issue. Cover Title: (Shanghai Telephone Directory and Buyer's Guide)

      Shanghai.: Shanghai Telephone Company.. 1943.. [8 pages of advertising ] + 146 + 272pp. Telephone directory in two parts bound in one. The first part lists businesses under their trade. This section is evenly browned throughout. The second section which lists residents and businesses in alphabetic order is on a better paper and exhibits only some occasional mild browning. Upper and lower corners creased, last leaf which lists Old & New Road Names of Shanghai has a 7 x 3.5cm tear in the upper section. Professionally recased in original wrappers, back strip damaged with significant loss, 20 cm portion of original backstrip laid down. Wrappers marked and worn but still largely complete. This war time English language telephone directory is packed with information about the businesses and residents of Shanghai at this interesting time. The introductory section emphasises just how new telephones still were in the lives of many people. Under the heading "How to Use the Telephone" careful explanation is given on how to make a call (in seven detailed points); what to do when called; what to do after the conversation is finished; how to make a new call etc. The telephone company also offers "An Important New Money-Saving Service", a telephone answering service, which offers the services of "experienced and especially trained operators" and "will solve the problem of unattended and improperly answered telephones". A fascinating snapshot of Shanghai life for some at the time. .

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        Mutations of bacteria from virus sensitivity to virus resistance.New York: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1943.

      First edition of Luria and Delbrück's 'fluctuation test,' one of the most important experiments in the history of biology, "the founding document of modern bacterial genetics" (<i>New DSB</i>). "Bacterial genetics was born with the publication in 1943 of the paper by Luria and Delbrück reporting the fluctuation test, and the event has been compared to the birth of genetics itself, in 1865, on the appearance of Mendel's paper" (Judson, p. 56). Luria and Delbrück shared the 1969 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with their longtime collaborator Alfred Hershey for "discoveries concerning virus replication and genetics and ... the importance of your contributions to the biological and medical sciences." Luria also played a role in the establishment of molecular biology, as his first graduate student was James D. Watson.<br/><br/> Luria and Delbrück met for the first time in December 1940 and the two immediately began to collaborate. "They arranged to spend the summer of 1941 at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories, in New York, investigating the genetic and biochemical properties of bacteriophage and its host <i>Escherichia coli</i>. Their first joint publication described the curious way that two different strains of virus interfere with each other's growth when both infect a colony of bacteria. They soon began to consider the implication of virus research for questions of resistance and evolutionary adaptation. <br/><br/> "A few weeks after he arrived in Bloomington, Luria got an idea for an experiment one Saturday night while watching a colleague play a slot machine at a faculty dance. Because he and Delbrück had first worked with bacterial resistance to phage, Luria had considered the problem of how that resistance arose. He considered two possible hypotheses: that the resistance was somehow triggered by the presence of bacteriophage, or that some of the bacteria were already resistant as a result of random genetic mutations. However, it was unclear how to test these possibilities experimentally. <br/><br/> "As he teased his friend about gambling, Luria realized that mutations in bacteria could be considered analogous to jackpots. He saw that jackpots in an un-programmed slot machine are a series of random events that could be described with a Poisson distribution of rare independent events. Luria hypothesized that if bacterial resistance to bacteriophage was the result of spontaneous random mutations, then it would appear in a random distribution of "jackpots" in a series of cultures. Some cultures could have many resistant colonies while others could have none. If, on the other hand, resistance was acquired as a result of contact with phage, resistant colonies would be evenly distributed across all cultures. In either case, the average number of resistant colonies across all cultures could be the same, but the distribution would indicate whether the cause was spontaneous or not. <br/><br/> "Luria ran the experiment with a, a virulent strain of phage, and as he anticipated, he found several jackpots randomly distributed among the plates. Luria was fortunate to have chosen virulent phage. If he had used a temperate strain, he would have seen that the presence of phage did induce resistance, and he would have concluded that it was acquired rather than hereditary. Excited by his results, Luria consulted with Delbrück, who noted that the experiment also provided a way to determine mutation rates with greater precision than had been possible before. <br/><br/> "This experiment, known as the fluctuation test, was published in <i>Genetics</i> in 1943. The implications of Luria and Delbrück's work went far beyond the handful of researchers interested in phage. As Luria and others have pointed out, the 1943 paper dealt a blow to the neo-Lamarckian view that viruses somehow induced mutations in bacteria. In a 1947 review, Luria noted that bacteriology had been "one of the last strongholds of Lamarckism," because of the difficulty in providing direct evidence for the existence of both Mendelian traits and the characteristic Darwinian criteria of random change (p. 1). The fluctuation test marked the beginning of Luria's appreciation for the evolutionary implications of his genetics research, and his interest in larger biological questions was evident in his publications through the 1950s. Gunther Stent's classic textbook <i>Molecular Genetics</i> equates this publication with Gregor Mendel's 1865 paper on "Versuche über Pflanzenhybriden" (Experiments on plant hybrids), and historian Thomas Brock identifies it as the founding document of modern bacterial genetics" (<i>New DSB</i>).<br/><br/> Luria (1912-1991) was born and educated in Turin, but after fleeing first from Mussolini to France, and then from the Nazis to the United States in September 1940, he secured a position at Bloomington, Indiana, in 1943. Delbrück (1906-1981) was a product of Germany's academic and intellectual aristocracy. After obtaining a PhD in theoretical physics at Bristol, he spent the summer of 1931 with Bohr in Copenhagen, where his interests first started to turn to biology. Returning to Berlin, he wrote a paper that combined experimental data and the quantum theoretical idea of atoms residing in "energy wells" to account for both genetic stability and the occurrence of mutations in response to energetic ionizing radiation. Fleeing the Nazis he moved in 1937 to Caltech, where he embarked on a program of phage research that continued with his appointment in 1940 to the faculty of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. <br/><br/> H. F. Judson, <i>The Eighth Day of Creation</i>, 1979.. Pp. 491-511 in Genetics, Vol. 28, No. 6, 1943. 8vo (248 x 171 mm), pp. 441-542, [12]. Original printed wrappers, previous owner's signure to front wrapper. A fine copy

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        The Human Comedy

      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company,, 1943. Illustrated by Don Freeman. Ocatvo. Original dark red cloth, titles to spine and illustration to spine and front board in black. With the dust jacket. Black and white illustrations by Freeman in the text. Very faint partial toning to endpapers, but a superb copy in excellent condition, with the dust jacket price-clipped, faintly tanned and very slightly rubbed at the extremities. First edition, first printing, and a really nice copy.

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        Stilleben mit Birnen. Oel auf Malplatte.

      1943 - 1943. Bildgrösse: 26x31 cm. Unten links monogrammiert. Gerahmt 41x46 cm.

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        THE BLACK ANGEL

      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc., 1943., 1943. First edition. Near fine in dust jacket. A tight, clean copy, with minor offsetting to the front and rear pastedown sheets adjacent to the spine hinge, and dust jacket shows light rubbing to spine ends with one small [1/2"] closed tear to top edge of front panel. The basis for the 1946 film noir starring Dan Duryea, Broderick Crawford, June Vincent, and Peter Lorre. When beautiful singer Mavis Marlowe is found murdered in her apartment, her ex-lover and latest blackmail victim, Kirk Bennett is arrested and tried for her murder. When Bennett is found guilty and is sentenced to death, his long-suffering wife, Katherine, starts looking for answers of her own. Katherine seeks out Martin Blair (Dan Duryea), the husband of the victim, and together they try to solve the crime. Crime Club title.

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        Ceiling Unlimited

      Burbank, California: Columbia Broadcasting System. 1943. First. First edition. 16mo. Cloth and papercovered boards with applied title label. Fine, probably issued without dustwrapper. A series of six broadcasts on CBS radio sponsored by Lockheed and Vega Aircraft Corporation. One of 100 numbered copies (this copy unnumbered) Signed by Hilton. Exceptionally scarce. .

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        Archive of original art]: Greeting Card Art featuring Anthropomorphic Animals and other subjects

      1943 - 19 different works on 18 leaves of white card stock (one has two images on one leaf). Various sizes (10" x 11", 14" x 10", and similar) in several different media, mostly airbrushed and/or pen and ink. Some modest smudging in the margins, one has a neat crease, mostly near fine. Two are color tempura, the rest are black and white. Unsigned but apparently by the same artist. Most are date-stamped on the verso between 1940 and 1943, and have printer's notations in the margins. Within the group there is a proliferation of ducks and bunnies, and other cute animals, as well as more traditional figures. Included are obvious Easter cards, get-well cards, wedding cards, Father's Day and Mother's Day cards, new arrivals birth cards, etc., as well as one including a man with a harem girl and a caricature of a black person. Another has a duck in a straw boater, with a detached arm holding binoculars: presumably the arm would have been printed, cut out, and pinned on as a moveable element. Exceptionally well accomplished. A charming collection

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        A Time to Be Born

      London: Constable. (1943). First. First English edition. An ink stain at the bottom of the boards, which also have a bit of overall light soiling, a very good copy in fair only dustwrapper lacking the bottom inch of the spine, a corresponding ink stain, and with other small chips and tears. Although unsigned, Dawn Powell has made a small ink correction to the text of page three, amending a misspelled Latin phrase. .

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        The Fountainhead

      The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, New York 1943 - First Edition, Early printing INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Ayn Rand on the front endpaper. This ORIGINAL dustjacket has the $3.00 printed price present with light wear to the spine and panels. The book is in nice condition. The binding is tight with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful copy AUTHENTICALLY SIGNED by the author 1 years after publication. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Oesterrreich. Tirol. Vorarlberg. Westliches Salzburg. Hochkärnten.

      Leipzig Karl Baedeker 1943 - Forty-first edition, pp lviii, 350, 36 maps, 6 plans, 8 panoramas, 6 coat of arms, previous owner's signature in ink to title page, publisher's variant coarse grained binding, sligntly worn along one edge of spine; overall a very good copy. The last and one of the most unusual editions of this title published during the War. Very few copies were distributed. It is therefore very rare.Issued c.1943. Hinrichsen D171. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        LASSIE COME HOME

      1943. KNIGHT, Eric. LASSIE COME HOME. Chicago: John C. Winston Company, [1943]. 8vo., pictorial orange cloth, with a picture of Lassie on the front cover. First Edition, ninth printing. Believe it or not, apparently signed by Lassie! On the color portrait frontispiece of Lassie is an original ink paw print followed by an inscription in ink: "Lassie's signature. 11-17-43, Witness, W. Tyson." The film version of this book, starring Roddy McDowall and Elizabeth Taylor, was released in December, 1943. Lassie is actually a rough collie named "Pal"- so this would be Pal's footprint. I have tried to research W. Tyson but with little success. There is an ink presentation: "To Jerry, from Aunt Wilma" on a front blank page. Books signed by Knight are scarce because he was killed in World War II- just a few years after this book was published and books "signed" by Lassie are probably equally scarce. Knight was killed in 1943 when his plane was shot down in the Caribbean, reportedly by a German U-boat that mistook his plane for one that was taking President Roosevelt to Casablanca. There is obviously no way to verify Lassie's [Pal's] paw print but I have little doubt that it is not authentic. Very Good (little wear & soil covers; a tiny bit of ink from the paw signature has transfered to the title page). $750.00.

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        FIVE GO ADVENTURING AGAIN

      Published by Hodder & Stoughton, 1943. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good/Good. Illustrated by Soper, Eileen. Very good condition in an almost very good dustwrapper. Blue cloth, black titles. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Faint spotting to covers. Name and address in ink to front endpaper and small ink initials(?) to rear pastedown. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is just slightly edge worn and a bit grubby to spine and rear panel. [R]

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        Winged Victory

      New York: Random House, [1943]. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. Presentation copy inscribed on title page by Hart. Additionally signed by seven members of the cast of the play. Cloth a little faded at spine. A few leaves (119-128) show dampstaining in upper corner. Otherwise very good in a very good to near fine dust jacket .

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        Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States - Japan: 1931-1941. Complete in Two (2) Volumes 78th Congress, 1st Session - House Document No. 339

      Washington, D.C. United States Government Printing Office 1943. Volume I contains 947 pages and fold-out map. Volume II consists of 816 pages. "The documents published in these volumes were selected with a view to presenting a comprehensive record of the diplomatic relations between the United States and Japan in regard to matters related to the causes of conflict between the two countries from the beginning of the Japanese occupation of Manchuria on September 18, 1931, to the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, and the declaration of war by the United States on December 8, 1941. Each volume bears gift greetings upon front free endpaper and prior owner's blind stamp upon title page. Bindings intact. Handsome gilt lettering and decoration upon each backstrip. Fore-edges of each board bear moisture stains. The front board of Volume II is 50% affected by this staining. Modest ink(?) stain to fore-edge of volume I. A sound copy of this fascinating set. First Edition Hard Cover 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall; First Edition. Fair

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        Bound for Glory

      New York: E.P. Dutton. 1943. First. First edition. Spine gilt a trifle dull, else fine in near fine, price-clipped dustwrapper with a small nick, and a modest tear on the rear panel. Uncommon autobiography by the legendary singer/songwriter and folk icon. Basis for the Hal Ashby film with David Carradine. An exceptionally scarce wartime book, this is easily one of the nicest copies we've seen. .

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        Le Petit Prince

      New York: Reynal & Hitchcock,, 1943. Quarto. Titles and pictorial design to spine and upper board in brown. With the dust jacket. A few short closed tears to dust jacket else an excellent copy. First edition in French, first printing. The original manuscript was in the author's native French, but it was both written and published in America, the English and French editions appearing in April 1943, perhaps simultaneously.

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        Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: The Record of a Journey through Yugoslavia in 1937

      New York: Macmillan & Co, 1943-01-01 London: Macmillan, 1941. 652 + 586 p. Illustrated. First edition, first printing. (Preceded the American edition.) Very Good+ hardcovers in original dust jackets: Vol. 1's is in Good- condition, Vol. 2's is about Very Good. Clean pages. Offsetting to ffeps, corners lightly bumped. Former owner's name on both half titles. The first volume's jacket has a closed tear on its front panel with some creasing and tape stains, light stain on back panel, spine a bit sunned. Both volumes worn at head and tail, a bit of rubbing, spines lightly stained. Prices intact. The first appearance of Rebecca West's (pen name of Dame Cicely Isabel Fairfield) travelogue through Yugoslavia in 1937.

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        It May Be Poetry

      (No place - New York?): The Author. 1943. First. First edition. Stapled wrappers. Owner label on the front fly, the text has pulled away from the wrappers, thus good only. Nicely Inscribed by the author. The book is accompanied by three manuscript poems by Chumbly: 1] a small, unsigned poem about Kenneth Patchen affixed to the inside of the front cover, 2] an approximately 15-line poem in pencil, Signed by Chumly, celebrating Patchen's Journal of Albion Moonlight, written on the verso of a 1945 memo about The National Council for a Permanent Fair Employment Practice Commission, on which Kenneth Patchen has made some notes -- mostly addresses and phone numbers, and 3] a 12-line poem in ink entitled "Kitty," Signed and dated by the poet in 1944. On the verso appears more notes by Kenneth Patchen, again names and addresses. The recipient of the book was a close friend of Patchen's and one imagines the recipient may have introduced the two poets. A scarce volume of pre-Beat poetry, the author's first. OCLC locates only five copies. .

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        Domela. Six reproductions en couleurs d'après quelques oeuvres récentes.

      Imprimerie Union., Paris 1943 - 4to. Original paper covers. Préface de Kandinsky. 1/300 ex. num. signé par l'artiste (seul tirage), L'exemplaire comporte une belle lithographie originale en couleurs de César Domela, justifiée et signée (99/100) datée 1943. Covers rubbed, with nick to upper cover, shaken. The lithograph with extensive marginal staining and off-setting from the grey covers. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roe and Moore]
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        Handbuch der Deutschen Aktiengesellschaften 1943. 48. Jahrgang komplett in 6 Bdn.

      Das Spezial-Archiv der deutschen Wirtschaft. Verlag Hoppenstedt & Co. / Berlin C 2 1943 - Wirt gr.8°. uniforme rote OHLwd. mit schwarzgepr. Deckel- und Rückentitel. alle Bde. mit Datumsst. auf Innendeckel, sowie St.:" Ausschuß für Deutsche Einheit.Berlin W8, Friedrichstraße 169/170". Kanten, Ecken und Gelenke etwas berieben und bestoßen. Am Ende eines jeden Bandes mit Alphabetischem Firmen-Verzeichnis und Orts- (Standorte-) Verzeichnis. Bd.2 mit einem Ausriß 4x4cm auf Vorderdeckel. Bd.4 mit Feuchtigkeitsfleck auf Vorderdeckel. Bd. 6 mit mit Filmoplast hinterlegtem Einriß Titelblatt. Aufgrund der Schwere der Buchblöcke teils gelockert, aber nichts lose. Insgesamt gute Exemplare mit denen man bestens arbeiten kann. hier Exemplare mit der Nummer 24/825/24/24/426/24. Sowohl auf dem Vorderdeckel als auch auf dem Titelblatt ein Aufkleber: " Geheim! 1. Dies ist ein Staatsgeheimnis im Sinne des § 88 RStGB. 2. Weitergabe nur verschlossen, bei Postbeförderung unter 'Einschreiben'. 3. Aufbewahrung unter Verantwortung des Empfängers unter gesichertem Verschluß." 8600

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER

      Chatto & Windus. London. 1943. FIRST PRINTING of this Mervyn Peake Illustrated Edition. INSCRIBED BY PEAKE. (with love from mervyn - oct 1943). 8vo. (7.6 x 5.2 inches). Seven haunting full page illustrations by Peake. A very good clean copy in publishers blue cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. In the scarce original dustwrapper with two of the illustrations reproduced on the panels. Wrapper has small (5mm) chip to the top of the spine and smaller (2mm) loss to the bottom. The spine is a little darkened but overall a very good copy of this fragile war-time production.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        Four Quartets

      1943. Hardcover. Fine. First edition, second issue, without the edition note on the copyright page and without code designations in brackets used in subsequent printings; in the first state dust jacket with the $2.00 price listed in the upper corner of the inside flap, and the nine titles, listed in bold print on the back panel, ending with Old Possum's. Book in near fine, condition, with rubbing to the corners and spine ends of boards, and light toning to endpapers; and in a very good dustjacket, with some paper loss to spine ends and a chip to upper edge of the front and back panel, and age toning.

      [Bookseller: Idler Fine Books]
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        Nove poesie di Dante

      OFFICINA BODONI 1943 1 Versi scelti da Antonio Pellizzari secondo l'edizione della società Dantesca italiana. Officina Bodoni, Verona, 1943. In 8vo,carattere Centauro corpo 16 con iniziali in corso 24. Tiratura 51 esemplari su carta a tino e una su Japon imperiale. Rilegatura cartonata con carta marmorata. esemplare n.10.In ottime condizioni.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Alp-hà srl]
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        It May Be Poetry

      (No place - New York?): The Author. 1943. First. First edition. Stapled wrappers. Owner label on the front fly, the text has pulled away from the wrappers, thus good only. Nicely Inscribed by the author. The book is accompanied by three manuscript poems by Chumbly: 1] a small, unsigned poem about Kenneth Patchen affixed to the inside of the front cover, 2] an approximately 15-line poem in pencil, Signed by Chumly, celebrating Patchen's Journal of Albion Moonlight, written on the verso of a 1945 memo about The National Council for a Permanent Fair Employment Practice Commission, on which Kenneth Patchen has made some notes -- mostly addresses and phone numbers, and 3] a 12-line poem in ink entitled "Kitty," Signed and dated by the poet in 1944. On the verso appears more notes by Kenneth Patchen, again names and addresses. The recipient of the book was a close friend of Patchen's and one imagines the recipient may have introduced the two poets. A scarce volume of pre-Beat poetry, the author's first. OCLC locates only five copies. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        THE VIKING PORTABLE LIBRARY STEINBECK. Selected By Pascal Covici

      New York: Viking Press, 1943. First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy, with a bookplate under the front flap, in a near fine bright dust jacket. 16mo. This special copy is signed by the author on the front endpaper. Contains long and representative passages or complete short stories from; The Long Valley, The Pastures of Heaven, Tortilla Flat, In Dubious Battle, The Grapes of Wrath, Sea of Cortez, The Moon is Down, and Bombs Away. In addition, Of Mice and Men, and The Red Pony are given complete, the latter including the fourth part, not published in the original volume. In all, 28 selections in the book, totaling more than 550 pages of text

      [Bookseller: Ed Smith Books]
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        Red Is for Murder

      Chicago: Ziff-Davis Publishing Company. 1943. First Edition. Hardcover. A Fingerprint Mystery. 221pp. Beige cloth stamped in red on the spine. Mild slant to spine, lower rear corner tip bruised, faint crease and two tiny spots to endpapers. A bright, near fine copy in good+ price-clipped dustjacket with several closed tears, chipping to edges, two larger chips to upper edges and a faded spine panel. Signed and inscribed by Whitney on the front free endpaper: "For -- / Hope it keeps you awake / nights! Otherwise - best wishes, / Phyllis A. Whitney." A presentable copy of the first mystery and first novel for adults by Phyllis A. Whitney, who was awarded the Mystery Writers of America Grand Master in 1988. The book was also the first to be published in the Fingerprint Mystery series by Ziff-Davis. Scarce. In Hubin, 1994, p. 860. ; Octavo; Signed by Author .

      [Bookseller: Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Entwurf! Militärgeographische Angaben über Iran: Ortschaftsverzeichnis; Textheft; Bildheft. 3-vol. set (Complete)

      Generalstab des Heeres - Abteilung für Kriegskarten und Vermessungswesen, Berlin 1943 - Octavo. 35, [1], 293, [9] folded maps, [7], 212, [1]pp. Original printed wrappers. 3-vol. set of this Military Geographic Information work on Iran, published by the General Staff of the German Army, and collecting valuable information concerning physical aspects, resources, and artificial features of the terrain necessary for planning and operations. This set is complete with its 9 large folded maps and its 212 b/w photographic reproductions. Moderate age-toning/foxing on wrappers. Text in German. Wraps in overall good, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB)]
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        MISFORTUNE OF THE IMMORTALS - Edition originale. Un des 110 exemplaires sur papier "Strathmore Rag" signé par Max Ernst, et augmenté de 3 illustrations "twenty years after".

      1943 - New York, 1943. Black Sun Press. Un volume au format 188X258mm. Cartonnage de l'éditeur. Edition originale. Un des 110 exemplaires sur papier "Strathmore Rag" avec une reliure cartonnée, signé par Max Ernst, et augmenté de 3 illustrations "twenty years after". Cartonnage un peu passé, petite fente au dos, bon état. (Surréalisme, surrealism, surrealismo). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Le Grand Verre]
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        Berliner Lokal-Anzeiger/1943 Morgenausgabe

      . 57 Ausgaben 47*31cm 300 Seiten sehr gut erhalten Zeitungen. 57 Ausgaben des Lokal-Anzeigers aus dem Jahr 1943. Tageszeitungen, in sehr gutem Zustand.

      [Bookseller: Musiknoten Antiquariat Molnar]
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        One page Typed Letter Signed ("Edward J. Steichen")

      First. Quarto sheet. On Navy Department stationery dated 30 October 1943 to Catherine McCarthy. A brief letter written when Steichen was a Commander in the Navy Reserve thanking McCarthy for a John Sanford book, and expressing his solidarity with her as a friend of Carl Sandburg. From the papers of Catherine McCarthy, permissions editor for Harcourt, Brace, and a close friend of Sandburg's. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Le Vin Est Tire

      Gallimard, Paris 1943 - Inscribed by the author. First edition, 1943. Softcover enclosed in glassine, 206 pp., clean unmarked text, Very Good copy, general age-toning to the pages, some soiling to the covers, a bit of wear to the covers including creasing, tearing, and very minor loss. We have housed the book in protective mylar. Inscribed on the front flyleaf by Desnos. Inscribed books by this central figure in the Surrealist group are rare. Desnos' unusual "druggy" novel revolving around a beautiful opium-addicted woman, modeled upon the tragic singer, Yvonne George. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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        The Gremlins

      New York: Random House,, 1943. From the Walt Disney Production. Quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full red morocco, titles to spine gilt, single rule to boards gilt, block to front board gilt with multi-coloured morocco onlay of seven cavorting gremlins, twin rule to turn-ins, dark green endpapers, gilt edges. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. A fine copy. First Edition, First Printing. Roald Dahl's first book and his only collaboration with Walt Disney, The Gremlins was written as a promotional device for a feature-length Disney animation that was never produced, partly because the studio could not establish firm copyright in the "gremlin" characters (Dahl claimed to have invented them, though they had been common currency in the RAF and had appeared in print at least once before) and partly because the British Air Ministry wanted final approval of the script and production. It was eventually agreed that royalties would be split between the RAF Benevolent Fund and Dahl. The book is still described on the title and the front cover as being "From the Walt Disney Production", although the Disney studio had written to Dahl in August 1943 cancelling any further preproduction work.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Story of Dr Wassell

      Boston: Little, Brown and Company. 1943. First. First edition, preceding the English. Very slight wear, about fine in very near fine dustwrapper with a little rubbing. Signed by both James Hilton and the subject of the book, Dr. Corydon Wassell. Based on Wassell's heroic stance against orders to save the wounded during the Japanese invasion of China. Basis for the Cecil B. DeMille-directed film starring Gary Cooper. Scarce signed by both Dr. Wassell and Hilton. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        REVISTA CAZA Y PESCA

      VARIAS, MADRID 1943 - REVISTA DE CAZA Y PESCA, DESDE ENERO DE 1943 (Nº1) HASTA 1987 (Nº 540) Editor: VARIAS Formato: 4º MAYOR 22560 APROX págs. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: CAZAYLIBROS]
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