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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.

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie du Varis]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Mordida Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Books Below]
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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

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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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]

      [Bookseller: LA FRANCE GALANTE]
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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.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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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. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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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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        Black Angel

      New York: Doubleday, Doran Crime Club, 1943 Light wear to boards, mild toning; else clean, square and unmarked. Jacket has chipping at spine ends, edgewear and several coled tears; else clean and intact. The fourth in the "Black" series and subject for 1946 Film Noir starring Dan Duryea, Peter Lorre and Broderick Crawford. In a race against the clock, young bride tries to save her husband from the electric chair for murder he didn&#39;t commit

      [Bookseller: Saratoga Books LLC]
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        The Preacher of Cedar Mountain

      Seton Village Press Sante Fe 1943 - First Edition Thus, by the author's own press. Original red cloth, black lettering, octavo. This copy with fabulous gift inscription by Seton at front free endpaper to Douglas A. Milward and dated 1943. The inscription includes an original drawing by Seton of a stick-figure Hitler being hung by the neck. Milward gifted the book with a letter tipped in to front pastedown that reads in part: "This book the first, last and only novel written by my good friend, well known naturalist, artist and author." Very Good, without dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        Cloth of the Tempest

      New York: Harper and Brothers. (1943). First. First edition. Small owner&#39;s label of Arthur Sturcke, a small image of Patchen and other clippings affixed to the front and back blanks, thus very good in near fine dustwrapper with some modest age-toning. Inscribed by Patchen: "for Arthur with all the etc. etc. Kenneth." Laid into the book at page 60 is a printed rejection slip from The Saturday Review, on the bottom of which however is a handwritten note Initialed by Stephen Vincent Benet: "We are taking &#39;O My Darling Troubles Heaven with Her Loveliness&#39; & glad to have it! S.V.B." The poem is printed on page 60 of this book. Sturcke, a lifetime friend of Patchen, was a painter and pacifist who exhibited in the 1930s and 1940s, and who did much to help and support the author. Patchen mentions him in his book Memoirs of a Shy Pornographer in a dialogue discussing art and artists: "And what about DeNiro? There is a serious young painter. All right what about Kamrowski? -- Or Lee Bell? Or Jackson Pollock? -- Or Arthur Sturcke?" .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa blanda. Barcelona. Diputacion Provincial de Barcelona.imprenta-escuela. 1943. CIII+461+2h. Rustica. 29x20. Profusamente Ilustrado. Magnifica Obra. Ref 1.4 Biblioteca A.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        Ensayo de Bibliografia Maritima Espanola. large paper ed.

      Instituto Nacional de Libro Español, 1943, - PALAU CLAVERAS, Augustin, et al. Ensayo de Bibliografia Maritima Española. Barcelona: Instituto Nacional de Libro Español, 1943. Pp 461. Frontis., 1 plate leaf. Large 8vo, printed card covers. One of 250 large-paper copies printed folio on fine, thick laid paper. A splendidly produced bibliography of Spanish maritime history, comprising over 4700 entries. With a variety of scholarly and official introductions, and a fine selection of facsimiles reproducing title pages and illustrations from many of the rarer items cited. With an extensive index. Very slightly rubbed, tiny nick to bottom of spine. Mostly uncut. A very nice copy. 600.00

      [Bookseller: John W. Doull, Bookseller (A.B.A.C.)]
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        Armee und Heimat, Kalender 1943.

      Bern, Verlag Zbinden, 1943 - 4°, 16 Bl., 12 teilw. farb. Orig.-Graph., Spiralbindung., Ohne Deckbl., Papier teilw. gebräunt u. stockfl. Mit 12 Orig.-Holzschnitt-Monatsbildern von Buchser (2 Bl. signiert), Burki (4 Bl. signiert; 2 Bl. stockfl.), Hainard (2 Bl.unsign.), Patocci (2 Bl. unsign.)und Zbinden (2 Bl. signiert, 1 Bl fleckig). Dieser Kalender erschien auch bei der Büchergilde Gutenberg. 1200 gr. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: antiquariat peter petrej]
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        The Ministry of Fear

      Heinemann, London 1943 - HARDBACK - The book is in near fine condition, free of any previous owner names or Inscriptions. The yellow boards are clean and free of any fading. The inner pages are very clean and free of finger marks or foxing. The dust wrapper is in near fine condition with a very minor chip to the spine tip, and to the corners of the front and rear flap folds. Correctly priced at, printed to wartime production standards, with the printing of the J B Priestly title - Faraway - to the reverse of the dust wrapper. Overall a superb example of a notoriously fragile title. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: West Hull Rare Books - P.B.F.A.]
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      London: William Heinemann Ltd., [1943]. - First edition. 8vo. Original yellow cloth with the title, author and publisher stamped in black on the spine and a windmill device stamped in black at the right tail of the rear cover. Cloth moderately soiled, former owner's inked name on front fly leaf else very good in a professionally restored dust jacket. Pasted to the rear pastedown sheet is a newspaper clipping taken from the Sunday Supplement of May 29, 1943. Arthur Rowe, a middle aged, disillusioned man with a sordid past stumbles into a real mystery when he wins a cake in a raffle at a seedy charity fair. From the moment he claims his cake, Rowe becomes a marked man. He is followed, threatened, attacked, betrayed, imprisoned, and nearly blown up. Through it all he tries to figure out what message is connected with the cake. Does it all point to a devious plot to threaten the allied cause and his beloved England? [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        The Ministry of Fear

      The Viking Press, 1943 - Published in New York by The Viking Press in 1943. Book very good, very slightly shelf-cocked, minor wear at spine ends and corners, traces of two tiny removed stickers on end-papers, very slight spotting on boards and spine, slim discoloration line horizontally across middle of fore-edge of pages. DJ very good, slight rubbing and chipping at spine ends and corners,slight rubbing along outer joints, slight fading on spine, slight sunfading along edges of flaps and back, and inside DJ on spine. DJ price reads "$2.50." Housed in specially-made cloth slipcase. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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      Editions Rombaldi (1943-47), Paris - Eight volumes containing seven titles from the collection. Beuatifully illustrated. Uniformly bound in maroon crushed morocco, t.e.g., the spines with gilt titles and overall stylized crosshatched gilt designs. Original wrappers bound in. Titles: La Varende. Man' D'Arc. Illus. by Guy Arnoux in color pochoir throughout the text.Rostand. Chantecler. Original lithographs by Maurice Mourlot throughout the text.Goncourt. La Fille Elisa. Original etchings by Etienne Bouchaud.Maupassant. Contes de la Campagne. "Eaux-fortes originales" by Maurice Savin.Pergaud. De Goupil a Margot. Color illustrations by Pierre Gandon.Toulet. Les Tendres Manages. Aquarelles by Jean Moral.Rebell. La Nichina. (2 vols.). "Burins Originaux" by Pierre Dubreuil. Fine, quite beautifully produced Each volume numbered from limitations ranging from 910 to 990 copies [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        The Fountainhead

      Bobbs Merrill 1943 - The true first edition (First Edition stated on the copyright page) in a first issue dust jacket (with the correct Bobbs Merrill list on the back panel). Near fine in a complete, very good dust jacket with tape residue on the top of the jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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      Indianapolis/NY: Bobbs-Merrill, (1943) - Very good stated First Edition of the author's landmark novel, an enduring literary classic and basis for the acclaimed 1949 King Vidor film version starring Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal and Raymond Massey. Square and tight, this copy in the original first state publisher's red cloth shows the wear endemic to this title, a title becoming ever more scarce in the first edition. Dust jacket trimmed, and with the Ayn Rand photo and the three blurbs on real panel. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Mystery Pier Books, Inc.,ABAA, ILAB, ABA]
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        The Fountainhead

      Bobbs -Merrill 1943 - First Edition, First Printing. This is the true first edition with all the first issue points re-bound in fine leather with gold trim. An attractive copy of this exquisitely hand crafted book. The binding is tight and the boards are crisp with slight wear to the panels. The pages are clean with new decorative endpapers. There is no writing, or bookplates in the book. Overall, a unique and spectacular copy of this true first edition re-bound in fine material. Trades and offers welcomed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC]
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      - Lausanne, André Gonin, 1943. En feuilles. 27x37 cm. Ouvrage illustré de lithographies originales de BOSSHARD. Couverture rempliée. Chemise-étui en carton recouvert de papier crème. Extérieur de l'étui renforcé avec du papier collant, sinon ouvrage en excellent état. Un des 174 exemplaires sur vélin à la forme (n° 117), signé par l'artiste et l'éditeur. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        The Way Some People Live

      Random House, New York 1943 - First edition. Fine in very near fine dustwrapper with a very small nick near the base of the spine and a faint spot on the spine, but an especially bright and fine example. Signed by the author and dated in 1976. Cheever's uncommon first book, a collection of short fiction that he never allowed to be reprinted. Only three of the stories have ever been subsequently printed, in an obscure paperback published in the 1960s. Consequently Cheever was loathe to sign copies, and this is one of only a very few thus. Combined with the especially nice condition, this may be the best copy we've seen. See this book in 3D on our site. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Drei Hühner mit Hahn (Aquarell). - Drei Kamele (Oelkreide, Mischtechnik). Doppelbild.

      1943 - 1943. Bildgrösse 41x51 cm. Unten rechts signiert und datiert 1943. Gerahmt unter Glas (beidseitig) 58x68 cm. Helen Dahm geb. 21.5.1878 Egelshofen, &#134; 24.5.1968 Männedorf. Zunächst schwierige Jugend. Zeichenunterricht bei Max von Sury. Ab 1897 nach Zürich. Ausbildung an der Kunstgewerbeschule Zürich, vorwiegend in den grafischen Techniken, da unter dem Einfluss der Zürcher Lehrer Hermann Gattiker und Ernst Würtenberger. Ab 1906 bei Robert Engels (1866&#150;1926) und Julius Exter (1863&#150;1939) in München. Begegnung mit den Werken der Künstlergruppe Der Blaue Reiter. 1913 Rückkehr nach Zürich, auseinandersetzung mit dem Expressionismus. 1938 Auflösung des Haushalts und Aufbruch mit einer Frauengruppe in den Ashram von Shri Meher Baba (1894-1969) in Meherabad, Indien. Erkrankung an Ruhr und 1939 Heimkehr nach Oetwil. 1953 Retrospektive im Helmhaus Zürich und ersehnter Durchbruch; 1954 nimmt Helen Dahm als erste Frau den Preis für bildende Kunst der Stadt Zürich entgegen. Werke in diversen Museen und Sammlungen der Schweiz. Gerahmt unter Glas (beidseitig) 58x68 cm. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        The Little Prince.

      Reynal and Hitchcock, New York 1943 - Signed Limited edition. One of 525 numbered copies. Signed by Antoine De Saint-Exupery. Small quarto, original salmon cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. The Little Prince has something of Hans Christian Andersen in it, something of Lewis Carroll, and even, it may perhaps be said, a bit of John Bunyan. It is often lyrical sometimes profound However it is classified, The Little Prince has entered children's literature, in the manner of quite a few other such hard-to-define works in the preceding centuries" (Pierpont Morgan Library). A year after the book's publication in 1943, Saint-Exupery disappeared over the Mediterranean while flying a reconnaissance mission for his French air squadron, making this signed limited very desirable. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      Encinal: Callaghan Land and Pastoral Co., n.d. (1943 or 1944). - First edition. 8vo. Pictorial wrappers with extended edges, 82 pp., foreword, illustrated, portraits, map. HERD 2460 says, "A story of the Callaghan Ranch in Texas with many scenes of the ranch, cattle, and cowboys." Non-authorial presentation inscription on lower portion of title page, lightly rubbed and a minor crease to bottom edge of front cover, else near fine copy. Housed in a clamshell case with titles stamped in silver gilt on the spine. CAMPBELL 98. HERD 2460. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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      NY: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1943. Book. Good. Hardcover. 8 x 5. TITLE: LE PETIT PRINCE By ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXPUPERY 1943 RARE AUTHOR: ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXPUPERY PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) /COPYRIGHT: Reynal & Hitchcock, NY 1943 EDITION: First Edition with none stated, only one date present CATEGORY: Children, Foreign, ---NOT SIGNED--- BINDING/COVER: Hardback with dust jacket CONDITION: (All defects if any are formulated into pricing by ViewFair Books Books. If ViewFair Books miss any defects or highlights on any book/printings, our policy is to make immediate amends to any customer): The RARE jacket has chipping along the spine, the edges, and the front corner edges with splitting to the corner edge. There is a slight age brown tone to the jacket (see photo). Price of $3.00 is still on the front flap. THIS BOOK MAY HAVE THE ONLY SURVIVING DUST JACKET LISTED ON THE INTERNET FOR SALE!!! Book is without marks or writings, pages are clean, and book is tight and sturdy. The inside of book has no marks, no dog ears, no bent pages. THE BOOK APPEAR TO BE WRITTEN IN FRENCH!!! SIZE: 7 x 9 (approximately) PAGES: 93 pages BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition. Reynal & Hitchcock, NY 1943. Good/Poor(plus) dust jacket condition. FIRST American Edition in French; Avec dessins par l&#39;auteur (illustrations by the author); light brown cloth over boards; maroon imprint on cover and spine; no additional printings listed on the copyright page; 91 pages. EXTREMELY RARE COPY WITH ONLY FOUR REYNAL & HITCHCOCK COPIES FROM 1943 FOUND FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET, AND THEY ARE PRICED FROM $900 - $5,000!!!!!!! THERE IS ONE COPY SELLING FOR $1,500 WITHOUT THE DUST JACKET!!! COMPETITIVE PRICING! 1499-1350 InvCode zzd85 ViewFair Books : 003246.

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        The St. Johns a Parade of Diversities. The Rivers of America Series

      Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., New York & Toronto 1943 - SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS. Plain beige cloth binding. Top edges of pages darkened. Spine has a blue cloth label with gilt title. Numerous illustrations. Pictorial dust jacket has a small portion of top & bottom of spine and a small portion of the lower edge of the front cover missing. Book synopsis is on back of jacket and flaps. In text illustrations. Maps. Half-Title. Index. RARE SIGNED EDITION BY BRANCH CABELL, one of America's foremost writers. Also SIGNED by A.J. HANNA, the co-author. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Mystery At Witchend

      George Newness Limited, Strand, London 1943 - Cover red cloth boards black titles front top middle + spine. Illustrated DJ not price clipped 7/6. DJ depicts on reverse girl in riding breeches, fair plaited hair, hands in pockets beside a boy shorts, long socks peering down into the valley. Shropshire purple hills rolling in b/g. On front, below in the valley 2 children sitting on a field gate, stone walls, dog behind them. Yellow path to thatched homestead, 4 visible chimneys. Owl flying top right under white titles. First of the Lone Pine Adventures. Story of the Morton Family & their strange adventures in the wild, hill country of Shropshire. b/w map of Witchend Country end papers. b/w full page illustrations. 248 pages. DJ nibbled along all edges. 5cm tear bottom spine right edge. Few small holes edges + left hand spine. Boards, slight rubbing top/bottom spine, sides, corners. Sunned along spine + edges. First title page neat dedication in pencil. Pages discoloured with age outer edge collectively. Remainder, clean. Tight binding. Little wear VGC. 21 x 14.7 x 2.3cm [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        America Through Indian Eyes SIGNED

      Uttar Chand Kapur & Sons, Lahore 1943 - Dedication copy by the author of 'Reminiscences of an Engineer'. Book might be likened to de Tocqueville's, Democracy in America (1835). Some chapter headings: America-A Proof of Man's Creative Effort, Everyday Life in America, American Food, American Girls, Public Services, Roosevelt-The Man, Bill of Rights for Boys, Caste in America and India, Man versus Machine etc. 259 pp. Illustrated with b/w (1 color plate) photographs. Green boards feature gilt text on front and spine. Foreword (dated 1942 at Lahore) by The Hon'ble Khan Bahadur, Lt.-Col., Sirdar Sir Sikander Hyat Khan, K.B.E. the late Premier of the Punjab. Book was printed at the Kapur Art Printing Works in Lahore. Frontis: The Hon'ble Sir Sikander Hyat Khan. Personal Acknowledgment by author dated September 8, 1940 at Benmore, Simla E. Prefatory by author. Book is shaken but complete with everything attached. Sain spent from April 12 to 29 October 1939, primarily studying engineering works in a whirlwind tour of North America. Book is dedication copy to Mr. J.T. Johnston, Ottawa, Canada. "With best compliments and wishes for the New Year from the author KanwarSain(sic)" 26.10.1943. Above purple stamp:' Director Irrigation Research Punjab, Lahore'. on ffep. Library of Congress # E169.1.k3 Bookseller's Inventory # 110525 Dedication copy SIGNED by author. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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      New York: E.P. Dutton. 1943. First. First edition. A trifle soiled at the spine ends, near fine in a very attractive, very good plus dustwrapper with small nicks at the spine ends. A wartime propaganda novel about an imagined Japanese conquest of California centered around the invasion of Santa Monica and Los Angeles. The dustwrapper belongs in the jacket art Hall of Fame, with leering Japanese soldiers capturing besuited studio executives and brassiere-clad blonde starlets at the Los Angeles City limits. Very scarce, especially in nice condition. .

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        Fotografia. Prima rassegna dell'attivita fotografica in Italia

      Milano; Domus 1943 - in 4°; pp. 228 (ill. in bn.); leg. orig. in mezza tela. Interamente illustrato con foto di artisti italiani: Arturo Bragaglia, Erberto Carboni, Giuseppe Cavalli, Claudio Emmer, Elio Luxardo, Carlo Mollino, Bruno Munari, Giuseppe Pagano, Enrico Peressuti, Giovanni Scheiwiller e molti altri. Testo su due colonne italiano - tedesco (ottimo)

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      Le Vasseur & Cie, Paris 1943 - 249 & 166 pages. 24 x 18 cm. Twenty-four tinted watercolors (aquarelles) by Louis Icart with two additional suites: one in color and one in black and white printed on Velin D'Arches paper in a Limited Edition, copy 265 of 400. Translation by Gerard de Nerval and printed by Draeger Freres. Another of many sterling book art publications printed in Paris during the German occupation. This copy a brilliant exemplar, printed in red and black, extremely clean and bright with cover glassine over wrappers almost as new. Orig. printed stiff wrappers. Fine in slightly nicked slipcases. 2 vols. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Picasso. Seize Peintures 1939-1943. Introduction de Robert Desnos.

      Les Éditions du Chêne., Paris. 1943 - A poor copy of this rare folio. 14/16 plates. Covers detached, title page detached and torn. Boldly signed by Picasso on the title-page in blue ink. From the collection of Phillip James, provenance Marcus Campbell Art Books. Mr Philip James, CBE, who died on Monday 1st may 1974, at the age of 72, was Librarian of the Royal Academy from 1969. Earlier he had a long association with the Arts Council and its predecessor, CEMA, as art director. He joined CEMA in1941as Deputy Secretary and a year later became director of art. For 17 years he worked with diligence and devotion to reveal and interpret painting and sculpture to a new and some times puzzled audience. He was closely involved in the selection and promotion of the many exhibitions which the Arts Council presents each year and credit must go to him for the part he played in winning greater acceptance and tolerance of experiment in art from the general public. His regard for tradition was as notable as his sympathy for innovation and the roll call of Art Council exhibitions presented during his time with that body is in itself a tribute to the breadth of his interests. Philip Brutton James, the son of the Rev John C James, was born on October 31, 1901 and educated at Sherborne and University College London. He became Sub-Librarian of the Middle Temple in 1923 and two years later joined the staff of the Victoria and Albert Museum Library of which he was appointed Keeper in 1936. From 1939 to 1941 he was with the Ministry of Home Security. After leaving the Arts Council in 1958 he became Director of Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire which had been bequeathed to the National Trust by Mr James de Rothschild. He resigned the appointment after a year and then spent four years as Secretary and Editor of the Museums' Association. He was the author of 'Early Keyboard Instruments', 'Children's Book of Yesterday', 'English Book Illustration 1800-1900' and books on Van Gogh and Henry Moore. He married in 1926 Bertha daughter of Canon V L Whitechurch. They had one son and one daughter. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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