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      E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York 1943 - Autobiography and first book by one of our greatest songwriters, author of this country's unofficial national anthem, "This Land Is Your Land." This title, quite scarce in the first edition, especially in dustwrapper, served as the basis for the Hal Ashby film starring David Carradine. Bob Dylan, in his autobiography CHRONICLES, recounts reading BOUND FOR GLORY for the first time: "I went through it from cover to cover like a hurricane, totally focused on every word, and the book sang out to me like the radio. BOUND FOR GLORY is a hell of a book. It's huge. Almost too big." Small owner's address label on the front endpaper, gilt on the front cover and spine strong. The dustwrapper is bright and attractive free from any major defect but for a large chip at the head of the spine, extending to 1-3/4" at its deepest and obliterating nearly all of the title. Near Fine in a Very Good dustwrapper [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        [Screenplay]: Heaven Can Wait

      (New York): 20th Century Fox. July 7, 1943. Continuity and Dialogue Script Taken from the Screen. Mimeographed sheets bradbound in blue stiff wrappers. About fine. Stamped "Received New York Legal Department Jul. 19 1943." Apparently prepared for the legal department to review, and dated just one month before the film was released. The Ernst Lubitsch-directed classic, highlighed by Raphaelson's witty script, featured Don Ameche as a would-be sinner not quite bad enough to get into Hell on his deathbed, and Gene Tierney as his long-suffering love. Both Lubitsch, cinematographer Edward Cronjager, and the film itself were nominated for Oscars. Very scarce. Ex-Carter Burden. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Gristmill Shaker (Ohio) High School Year Book 1943

      Shaker High School, Shaker Heights OH 1943 - covers have heavy edge wear with minor fraying and bumping of corners and ends of spine, address sticker and ink writing inside front cover, front hinge starting, rest of binding tight, pages clean and unmarked, 31 pages, Paul Newman's high school yearbook with his picture on page 9, he was in the travel and booster clubs, unfortunately, there are no autographs but lots of bw illustrations of his class mates with contemporary hair styles Size: 8 x 10.75 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Book Booth]
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        36 GRABADOS

      1943 - Mexico, D.F. 1943. Ediciones Arsacio Vanegas Arroyo. Une chemise au format 246X349mm contenant 33 feuilles sur papiers de couleurs. Complet. Une feuille de présentation de Arsacio Vanegas Arroyo, 36 reproductions, une table. Chemise restaurée et renforcée, papier des feuilles très fin et fragile. Bon état. Voir photos. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Le Grand Verre]
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        American Decade: 68 Poems for the First Time in an Anthology

      Cummington Press, Cummington, Massachusetts 1943 - First edition. Partially unopened. Bottom of the front board bumped else near fine in fair only dustwrapper lacking about one-third of the spine. Important anthology with poems by Elizabeth Bishop, R.P. Blackmur, John Ciardi, Malcolm Cowley, E.E. Cummings, Kenneth Fearing, Robert Frost, Horace Gregory, Langston Hughes, Robinson Jeffers, Weldon Kees, Muriel Rukeyser, Carl Sandburg, Karl Jay Shapiro, Mark Van Doren, Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams, and others. One of 450 copies of the trade edition (of a total edition of 475). This copy is Signed by Wallace Stevens at the end of his entry in the text. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        THOMAS WOLFE'S LETTERS TO HIS MOTHER. Edited by John Skally Terry. Signed.

      Charles Scribner's Sons,, New York 1943 - Wolfe, Thomas. THOMAS WOLFE'S LETTERS TO HIS MOTHER. Edited by John Skally Terry. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1943. First Edition. 8vo., 368pp. Printed manuscript endpapers. Inscribed to family friends on the second free endpaper. "Nov. 11, 1943: / Presented to / John & Essie Simmons / with all best wishes and / hopes that you enjoy Tom's / Letters. / Sincerely / Fred Wolfe". / Additionally inscribed: "And in memory of Tom, - / Allow me to add my appreciation / for your friendship / to my son Fred / Most Sincerely / Julia G. Wolfe / Mother of Tom / My age 83 yrs. Feb 16, 1943 / Asheville N.C.". An essentially fine copy in a very good or better dustwrapper that has been treated to a bit of professional archival restoration at the extremities. - A very nice copy. / Fred Wolfe Correspondence 1945 through 1955 with John and Essie Simmons are on deposit in The Thomas Wolfe Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        A Time to Be Born

      Constable, London 1943 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Nat Fleischer's All-Time Ring Record Book - 1943 edition

      (The O'Brien Suburban Press), (Norwalk CT) 1943 - 1943 edition. Red cloth. A few light stains on the front board, else a very good or better, internally fine copy. Signed by Nat Fleischer. The first edition consisted of 1000 copies, plus a second issue of 500 copies and is virtually unobtainable, the second of 1500 copies bound, as this one is, in cloth. Fleischer attempted to capitalize on the quick sale of the 1941 edition by offering this very slightly amended edition during the first few weeks of 1942, this would technically be the third edition, one of 1500 copies in cloth and 500 in wraps. Scarce. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        A Tree Grows In Brooklyn

      Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York 1943 - An attractive copy of Smith's first novel, a cheaply manufactured wartime production that is usually found badly worn; jacketed copies in presentable condition, such as this one, are most uncommon. Basis for the 1945 Elia Kazan film starring Joan Blondell, Dorothy McGuire, and James Dunn. First Printing. Octavo (21cm); bound in green linen, white spine label with titles printed in black; dustjacket; 443pp. Hint of a lean, with subtle fading to spine ends and upper and lower boards edges, with previous owners name roughly erased on front endpaper; Near Fine otherwise, and clean throughout. Dustjacket is unclipped, with the $2.75 price intact. Some wear to the extremities with a few short tears, light soiling to the rear panel, with very minor rippling to the same, noticeable only on the verso; Very Good+. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books, ABAA]
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        A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1943. First edition, first printing. The dust jacket has the proper price of $2.75 and the code of 5338 intact, however, it is the second issue dust jacket with text printed on the verso. In Very Good overall condition. Binding is lightly worn. Green cloth shows wear and sunning. Title label shows scratches. The dust jacket is fragile along the folds, with rubbing, edge wear, chipping, and a small tape repair made from the verso at the base of the spine. First edition, as stated.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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      - Barcelona, 1943. Edita Salvat. Tela editorial estampada algo sucia, 26x17 cm. Ilustrado con figuras, fotografías y mapas desplegables a color y b/n. Tomo 1, 1053 pp. Tomo 2, pp. Tomo 3, 935 pp. Tomo 4 primera parte, 594 pp. Tomo 4 segunda parte, 774 pp. Tomo 5, 526 pp. Tomo 6, 814 pp. Tomo 7, 804 pp. Tomo 8, 778 pp. Tomo 9, 853pp. Algunos puntos de óxido en cortes. Buen estado en general de los 10 tomos. HISTORIA DE ESPAÑA

      [Bookseller: Librería Anticuaria Raimundo]
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        A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

      New York: Harper and Brothers. (1943). Reprint. Stated "Twenty-Third Edition." Modest wear, a very good plus copy lacking the dustwrapper. Inscribed by the author: "To Muriel Eastlack with regards, Betty Smith." A huge bestseller which went through innumerable printings. Basis for the first film directed by Elia Kazan, which featured Dorothy McGuire, Joan Blondell, and Oscar winners Peggy Ann Garner and James Dunn (who touchingly brought his considerable experience as a real alcoholic to the screen). .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      L'Ecole 1943 - RO40091318: 5 volumes reliés, contenant les années 1917-18 (2 vol.), 1926-27 (2vol.) et 1929-30. Env. 350 numéros d'env. 20 pages chacun. Un numéro de 1913. Etiquettes annotées et annotations sur les dos des volumes reliés. Quelques tampons et annotations. Quelques numéros abîmés (couverture). A nos lecteurs. Pensées chrétiennes. Langue française. Histoire. Mathématiques. Sciences physiques et naturelles. Dessin. Education physique. Epreuves d'examens au CEP. Années scolaires allant de spet. à juillet. 1913, n° 42. 1917-18, 2 vol., avec Tables. 1926-27, 2 vol., dont la 'Partie supérieure'. 1927. 1928. 1929. 1933. 1935. 1936. 1937. 1938. 1939. 1940. 1941. 1942. 1943 (jusqu'en avril). In-8 Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos fané. Intérieur bon état Classification Dewey : 370-Education [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Berner Chronik 1483 Band I, Band II, Band III und Band IV (vollständig, über 600 Bilder)

      1943, 1944, 1945 Aare Verlag. 4 Mappen (a ca 30 x 42 cm).in loosen Blättern, sehr gut erhalten (1. Mappe: Band I und 2. Mappe: Band II, 3. Mappe: Band III und 4. Mappe: Band IV) (diese Ausgabe erschien mit einer Auflage von 400 Ex., hier Ex. Nr. 26, nach den originalen der Berner Stadtbibliothek) (Die Berner-Chronik Des Diebold Schilling 1468-1484) Softcover. Sehr gut

      [Bookseller: suspiratio - online bücherstube]
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        OBRAS COMPLETAS. Con una nota preliminar del autor. TOMOS I a VIII.

      Aguilar, Madrid 1943 - 8 vols. 14x10 . Piel edit. con dorados en plano ant. y lomo, hierros gofrados en ambos planos, cortes pintados. 1943-1950

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        Original Autograph Display

      Hardy, Thomas, OM (2 June, 1840 - 11 January, 1928) 1943 - Hardy, Thomas, OM (2 June, 1840 - 11 January, 1928). English author of the naturalist movement. Far from the Madding Crowd (1874), The Return of the Native (1878), Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1891). Elegantly framed & glazed Autograph Display, n.p, n.d. To an overall size of 15" ¼ x 19", Scalloped burnished bronze frame, gold filets, double matted in windows combining fabric & board. A clean original & authentic signature [1" ¾ x 3" ¼] with a fine digital photo print image of an elegant Hardy portrait. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Poesias. Edición De Gran Lujo Ilustrada Con 11 Aguafuertes Originales De Ramón De Capmany.

      Hora L. U. E. N. = Montaner y Simón, Barcelona 1943 - 134 pp. y 4 h. Sumamente bien editado, impreso a varias tintas. 11 láminas con 11 muy bellos aguafuertes originales. Excepcional encuadernación en muy buena piel en rojo muy decorada con fileteado y florones en oro, cantos fileteados, lomera con tejuelos en piel verde, nervios y florones en oro. Guardas en seda enmarcadas en piel. Corte superior dorado. =Tirada de sólo 210 ejs. sobre papel de hilo de fabricación especial. Size: 4ºmayor [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Four Quartets

      Harcourt, Brace and Company 1943 - New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1943. First Edition. First Printing. Only 788 copies were used as advance review copies, and the remainder of the print run was destroyed. In Near Fine condition, in original first issue dust jacket, with price of $2.00 in tact, and nine titles listed on the rear panel. Minor wear to cloth. Name of former owner penned onto front free end paper. The dust jacket shows rubbing and soiling, with light chipping, edge wear and a small split along front fold. Scarce. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott. (1943). First. First edition. Slight sunning at the crown, very near fine in an attractive, very good or better dustwrapper with two modest chips at the crown. The author's second novel, a sequel to My Friend Flicka. Basis for the 1945 film Thunderhead, Son of Flicka directed by Louis King, and featuring Roddy McDowall (reprising his role from Flicka), Preston Foster, and Rita Johnson. The first edition is exceptionally uncommon in jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Jardín De Flores Curiosas.

      Sociedad De Bibliófilos Españoles, Madrid 1943 - XXXVIII - 340pp. y 2 h. En papel de hilo. Edición de 300 ejemplares. Perfecto ejemplar con una estupenda encuadernación de Balmes a pleno marroquin. Lomera con nervios. cantos fileteados al oro. Cortes dorados. Y guardas enmarcadas en piel decorada. =Antonio de Torquemada (Astorga, León, España, 1507? - 1569), escritor español del Renacimiento. Su obra más célebre, que es citada por Miguel de Cervantes en el sexto capítulo de la primera parte del Quijote censurando su excesiva credulidad en disparates y fantasías, es el Jardín de flores curiosas, en que se tratan algunas materias de humanidad, philosophia, theologia y geographia, con otras curiosas y apacibles (Salamanca, en casa de Iuan Baptista de Terranova, 1570), editada de forma póstuma, un año después de su muerte. Se divide en seis tratados en forma de diálogo pertenecientes al género de la miscelánea donde se comentan fenómenos sobrenaturales y monstruosos: seres prodigiosos, como pigmeos, amazonas, sátiros, cinocéfalos.; propiedades de ríos, fuentes, lagos, el Paraíso terrenal, y sus cuatro ríos; fantasmas, visiones, trasgos, encantadores, hechiceros, brujas, saludadores; astrología. Los dos últimos, las tierras septentrionales: geografía, prodigios y animales. La obra gozó de gran difusión, pero fue incluida en el Índice de los libros prohibidos por la Inquisición, primero en Portugal (1581), y después en España (1632). Size: 4º [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      - Lausanne, André Gonin, 1943. En feuilles : 18,5x26 cm. Ouvrage orné de 20 lithographies originales de René Auberjonois. Couverture rempliée. Chemise-étui en demi-parchemin. Petites traces d'usage discrètes sur l'étui, sinon ouvrage en excellent état. Papier frais. Un des 194 exemplaires sur Vélin à la forme (n° 119), signé par l'éditeur, l'illustrateur, et l'auteur. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Beyond the Wall of Sleep

      Arkham 1943 - First Edition, First Printing of only 1200 copies printed. An attractive dustjacket with a small chip to top panel and light wear to the edges. This original dustjacket is rich in color with no fading to the spine. The book is in nice condition. The boards are crisp with light wear to the edges. The pages are exceptionally clean, with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp clean copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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      Arkham House, Sauk City 1943 - First edition. Limited to 1200 [reportedly, actually 1217] copies. 458 pages. Owner's label else VG+ copy in an unsoiled, generally Near Fine Dust Wrapper with light wear to the spine head and a thin 1/4" long scrape near the front flap fold. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Other Worlds Bookstore]
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        BEYOND THE WALL OF SLEEP ... Collected by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei

      Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House,. 1943. Large octavo,. cloth.. The highly perishable gold spine lettering is largely intact with. only "House" of the publisher's imprint at bottom of the spine mostly. missing. There are two small, faint damp marks on the front cover and. modest bruising to corner tips. Overall, this is a bright, near fine. copy in bright, near fine dust jacket with light shelf wear at tail. of spine panel and front corner tips, some fraying with associated. small chip (8x10 mm) at head of spine panel, and light uniform age-. darkening to rear panel. This is one of the most difficult Arkham. House books to obtain in nice condition. Overall, this is an. attractive white paper copy in superior condition. (#96606). First edition. The second omnibus collection of Lovecraft's tales and other material. The fourth book issued by Arkham House. 1217 copies printed (the earlier companion volume, THE OUTSIDER AND OTHERS [1939], had a larger print run). Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1041. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-158. See Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-132. Joshi I-A-17.

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      Arkham House, Sauk City 1943 - First edition. Limited to 1200 [reportedly, actually 1217] copies. 458 pages. Owner's name and date else VG copy in lightly edgeworn Dust Wrapper with shallow [1/4" maximum depth] chipping to the spine ends. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Other Worlds Bookstore]
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        BEYOND THE WALL OF SLEEP ... Collected by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei

      Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House,. 1943. Large octavo,. cloth.. Spine lettering dull, a very good copy in good dust jacket with. chipping to spine ends and upper front corner at flap fold and some. general age-darkening, mainly to rear panel; front endpaper and front. flap have offsetting from several newspaper reviews which were laid. in, as is a 4-page typescript, "A Reply to Keller's Article on. Lovecraft" by Kenneth Sterling, M.D. and a typed cover letter to A.. Langley Searles dated 19 February 1950. The article, a reply to David. H. Keller's "Shadows Over Lovecraft," was published in FANTASY. COMMENTATOR, number 25. Several minor annotations and check marks in. pencil, mostly on contents page, by A. Langley Searles, fan historian. and editor and publisher of FANTASY COMMENTATOR, one of the best of. the scholarly fanzines. (#130988). First edition. The second omnibus collection of Lovecraft's tales and other material. The fourth book issued by Arkham House. 1217 copies printed (the earlier companion volume, THE OUTSIDER AND OTHERS [1939], had a larger print run). Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1041. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-158. See Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-132. Joshi I-A-17.

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        EL DIABLO COJUELO. Edición prologada y anotada por Fernando Gutiérrez. Ilustrada con grabados en madera por Enrique C. Ricart. Edición de 400 ejemplares numerados en papel hilo. Ejemplar nº 150

      - Barcelona, Instituto Gráfico Oliva de Vilanova, 1943, folio plena piel con estuche, 216 págs.+1 h., con numerosas Xilografías. Bella encuadernación con hilos dorados en los planos y nervios de forma geométrica. (Ver fotografía al final)

      [Bookseller: Fábula Libros (Librería Jiménez-Bravo)]
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        Le Livre des Drapeaux de Fribourg (Fahnenbuch) de Pierre Crolot, 1648. Publié par la Société d?Histoire du Canton de Fribourg, sous les auspices de la Direction de l?Instruction publique du Canton de Fribourg. Texte de Bernard de Vevey.

      Orell Füssli, Zurich, 1943 - 9 ff, 1 pl. n/b 42 planches couleurs avec une feuille de texte en regard, demi-parchemin à coins, armes dorés de Fribourg au centre du plat supérieur.Tirage à 350 exemplaires, n° 26. Avec le prospectus annonçant la publication du livre. Très bel exemplaire.

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        Poemas (1922-1943)

      Editorial Losada, S.A., Buenos Aires 1943 - Some tiny spotting on page edges otherwise fine in soft covers with dust jacket which has a few tiny spots on front panel. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        A A (Alcoholics Anonymous) Pamphlet

      New York: Works Publishing, 1943. softcover. Good. Slight rubbing and edgewear to covers and a very small tear at toe of spine. Front cover is clipped at upper corner.Tiny closed tear to top of page 9. Interior is clean, and stapled binding is sound and straight. About 30 pages. Early item in this field, scarce.

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        Rare British RAF officer writes to his mother from Stalag Luft III ? ?The Great Escape? POW camp <br>

      Autograph Letter Signed ?R. Parkin? in pencil, 1p, 5.75? x 4?. Imprinted ?Kriegsfefangenenlager? (Prisoner of War Camp), March 8, 1943. On verso, addressed by Parkin to ?Mrs. L. Parkin / Hull. E. Yorks. / Sutton Trust Est / 10 Swanfield Rd / England? Stamped ?Passed /P.W. 700? and postmarked ?09.3.43? (9 March 1943?). Return address: ?w/o R. Parkin / Gefangennmme (Prisoner number) 556 / Lager-Bezeichnung (Designation): M. Stammlager (Main Camp) VIII B? Stamped ?Stalag Luft III / Deutschland (Allemagne)? Mid-vertical fold, creases. Very Good condition.In full, ?Dear Mother, please send me these books, if possible ?" English course, Stage I (Price 1/9). Spelling and vocabulary exercises (1/9). Facts and how to find them (2/6). General maths (with key) 2/6. Please take it out of my cash. The address is: Pitman & Sons, Ltd. Parker Street, Kingsway London W.C.2.? The name ?Miss Cowburn? is written in a different hand at bo

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        Il Travaso Delle Idee

      1943 - Raccolta di numeri rilegati insieme in solida tela, piatti rivestiti di carta lucida rossa. I numeri compresi nel volume sono dell'anno 1943: 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,20,29,30,31, 32,33,34,36,37,39,40,41,43,48,50,51,52. Prime pagine con immagini a tutto campo a colori e numerose illustrazioni interne sia a colori che in bianco e nero, a firma di Apolloni, Boza Kosah, Reto, Jonni, Bompard, Bianconi, Camerini, Onor, Manzi, Girus, Sto. Stupende le due illustrazioni a colori a piena pagina nel numero 12 e nel numero 20 a firma di Marcello Dudovich. 30 numeri complessivi

      [Bookseller: Libri Antichi e Rari di A. Castiglioni]
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        The Moving Finger

      London: The Crime Club,, 1943. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. Contemporary gift inscription to front free endpaper. Faded along the spine and edges of boards, some small spots to the lower edges. An excellent copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with some chips and short splits. First UK edition, first impression. Originally published in the US in 1942.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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      - Paris , Creusevault , 14 Juillet 1943 . Premier édition : Une seconde sera éditée le 11 Novembre 1943 , en partie différente et sans papier JAPON . Reliure demi chagrin à coins , 5 nerfs et tranche dorée : Le vert vif n'a pas résisté à la lumiere sur le dos et aux bords des plats . In-8 de 129 pp , orné de 54 pointes sèches in et H T de Hermine DAVID . Tirage à 550 exemplaires . UN DES CINQUANTE EXEMPLAIRES SUR PAPIER JAPON ( celui-ci N° 2 ) avec : UN ORIGINAL à la plume et UNE SUITE SUR JAPON de 59 POINTES SECHES . EXEMPLAIRE UNIQUE dans lequel 21 GRAVURES du texte ( dont le hors-texte de couverture ) ont été aquarellées à la main par Hermine DAVID . [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        How Edith McGillcuddy Met R. L. S. A Story by John Steinbeck.

      The Rowfant Club: Cleveland. One of 152 copies. 1943 - Colophon: "152 copies of this book have been printed for members of The Rowfant Club at The Grabhorn Press, San Francisco, October MCMXLIII [1943]". 8 1/4 in. x 11 1/4 in., 2 blank leaves, design titlepage with leters: RLS in red & blue, publication information page; first word, and page numbers in red & blue; 18 pp. + reproduction of 1942 Steinbeck letter on blue background, text of the letter printed on next page; hand-numbered colophon page, three blank leaves. Black, textured cloth spine with mounted, red paper label with gilt titling (the gilt is faded in this copy), decorated, rose & gray paper-covered boards with mounted red & gold title label on the front cover. Very light rubbing to spine ends, edges of spine, tiny bump to upper right front cover corner, very light rubbing to cover corners. Dustjacket not present. Schubert, Rowfant Club Bibliography, Part Two (1962), pp. 50-51. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Keisogloff Rare Books, Inc.]
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        Original-Ölgemälde: &#132;Vorfrühling"

      1943. 1943 - Georg Röder, deutscher Landschaftsmaler (1867 - 1959). Röder machte zunächst eine Ausbildung in einer Steindruckerei. Nach Tätigkeiten als Grafiker, Lithograf und Industriezeichner wandte er sich der Landschaftsmalerei zu und fand hier seine eigentliche Berufung. Nachdem sein Wuppertaler Atelier während des Zweiten Weltkrieges zerstört worden war, zog Röder an den Bodensee. Die landschaftlichen Eindrücke, die er hier gewann, beeinflußten sein Werk nachhaltig. Weitere Inspirationen gewann er durch häufige Reisen durch die Niederlande, Belgien, die Schweiz, Italien und Frankreich. Der Kunstkritik gilt Röder als &#132;Spätling der Romantik" und &#132;Maler der deutschen Landschaft" (Bernd Fischer). Seine Heimatstadt Gießen ernannte ihn 1953 zum Ehrenbürger. Der Gießener &#132;Röderring" ist nach ihm benannt. Sonderausstellungen mit dem Titel &#132;Deutsche und italienische Landschaften der Malerfamilie Röder" wurden unter anderem im Landesmuseum Wiesbaden und im Essener Folkwang-Museum gezeigt. Seine besondere Vielseitigkeit zeigte Röder, der sich nie auf das Landschaftsgenre festlegen ließ, mit seinem skurrilen Musiker-Porträt &#132;Game of Dice / Merry Tune", das 2007 im Londoner Auktionshaus Christie`s versteigert wurde. Röder ist in allen bekannten Künstler- und Werkverzeichnissen mit zahlreichen Bildern vertreten. 12000 Original-Ölgemälde. Öl auf Platte, Format: 40 x 50 cm (Rahmenmaß: 47 x 58 cm). Signiert. Datiert: 1943. Das Bild zeigt eine Vorgebirgslandschaft. Zweifarbiger, zum Bild passender (evtl. späterer) Rahmen. Guter Originalzustand. Zwei kleine Kratzer (unauffällig). Rahmen mit kleinerer Abplatzung an oberer Leiste. Romantisches Landschaftsgemälde in warmen Ockertönen. Weitere Fotos auf der Homepage des Antiquariats. Original-Ölgemälde. Öl auf Platte, Format: 40 x 50 cm (Rahmenmaß: 47 x 58 cm). Signiert. Datiert: 1943. Das Bild zeigt eine Vorgebirgslandschaft. Zweifarbiger, zum Bild passender (evtl. späterer) Rahmen.

      [Bookseller: Das Konversations-Lexikon]
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      Robert Hale, London 1943 - First Impression. Octavo; black textured cloth over flexible boards, with titles and revolver design stamped in red and silver on spine; 216pp. Slight lean, contemporary owners name on front endpaper, with light foxing to text edges; Very Good+. Dustjacket is unclipped, with a triangular chip at lower right corner of front panel (affecting neither titling or artwork), with a few small nicks and closed tears to the extremities, and six small tape mends verso; Very Good. An intriguing intersection of hard-boiled literature, the Hollywood novel, and film noir. The US edition of the book, Fisher's first novel, a key Hollywood novel as well as a high point of late hard-boild literature, was purchased by Twentieth Century-Fox prior to publication in 1941. The film was released the same year, and is today not only viewed as a foundational film noir, but also one of the first in which the cinematography and deeply damaged characters were utterly soaked in the noir ethic. The film was released in the UK in 1942 - about a year after the US release - under the title "Hot Spot," and this edition, issued in typically miniscule quantities of 500 or fewer by Robert Hale, advertises itself as the basis for that film. A seriously rare book, perhaps even more so that the US edition; indeed, we were unaware of the existence of the Hale imprint until this copy was located. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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      Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc., 1943., 1943. First edition. Fine in dust jacket, with some minor professional restoration to spine ends and corners. The basis for the 1946 film noir starring Dan Duryea, 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. The sharpest copy we have encountered in sometime.

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        Tucker&#39;s People

      New York: L.B. Fischer. 1943. First. First edition in first issue dustwrapper. Fine in a near fine dustwrapper with the top corner clipped (but a price printed on the bottom of the flap), and four tiny edge tears. Basis for the film Force of Evil featuring John Garfield as a crooked lawyer, a masterpiece considered the darkest, seediest, and most claustrophobic of all film noir. Very scarce. .

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      L.B. Fischer, New York 1943 - First Printing. Fine in a Fine second issue pictorial dustjacket, with a couple of pinpoint rubs to note. Publisher's reduced price of $1.49 is intact 'Tucker's People' is a novel Walter Rideout credits as "one of the most distinguished American novels of the whole forties," and basis for the sinister 1948 film noir directed by Abraham Polonsky. A key film noir source title, and one that is seldom found in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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