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        3. Jahrgang Heft 1-12

      Mexico, Alemania Libre, 1943 - 1944,. 1.Auflage, geprägtes Leinen (gebunden in Mexico), Gr.-8°, ca. 400 S.. von äußerster Seltenheit, Papier teilw.gebräunt, eng beschnitten, Einband etw.lichtrandig, Erstdrucke von allen wichtigen Exilautoren

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        The Fountainhead

      The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis 1943 - First Printing. Octavo; second issue green cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and front panel; 754pp. A few faint smudges to panels, minor wear along endges and spine ends, faint stain to lower edge of text closed to spine, touch of offsetting to pastedowns, with the paper along rear hinge neatly re-glued; withal, a solid, Very Good copy, with the binding still sound and the gilt still bright and legible. Arguably Rand's finest and most influential novel, basis for the 1949 King Vidor film starring Gary Cooper and Patrician Neal. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      BOBBS MERRILL, 1943-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Acceptable. New York: Bobbs Merrill, 1943: First Edition, First Printing with statement of First Edition present on the copyright page. In original, first state, red cloth binding, lacking a dust jacket. In about Good condition. Clean pages, lightly age toned, showing light signs of handle and use. Small address label from previous owner on front free end paper. Binding shaken. Cloth shows wear to boards and spine. Boards have rubbing and edge wear, with splits to the cloth at the top of the spine at both edges. A rare copy, one of only 7,500 originally printed.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Bound for Glory

      E. P. Dutton, 1943-01-01. Hardcover. Good. New York: Dutton, 1943. First Edition, Second Printing with statement of "Second Printing" on copyright page. In original dust jacket which also bears a "Second Printing" statement on the flap, with the original price of $3.00 in tact as well. In Good condition, in a Fair dust jacket. Exterior cloth shows sunning to spine and edges, with some rubbing and wear. A few small abrasions to the cloth. Light foxing and soiling to side of page block. Stamp to top side of page block, as well as paste downs. Front free end paper appears to be missing. Foxing to prelims and terminals, with evidence of bookplate removal from front paste down. Pages lightly age toned. The dust jacket is very fragile, with partial splits forming along the folds, as well as some chipping, creasing, tearing and loss, with a number "81" written on the spine panel perhaps in pencil. The dust jacket is housed in a removable plastic protective sleeve, and despite it's condition, remains pretty scarce and collectable.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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      Cassell, 1943-01-01. First British Edition. Hardcover. Good. London: Cassell, 1943. First British Edition, First Printing. In Good+ condition. Clean text. Heavy foxing to the side edge of the page block, and sporadic foxing to the pages with heavier foxing to the front and rear pages. Previous owner details in pen to front free end paper. Offsetting to end sheets. Cloth shows rubbing and wear. Binding lightly shaken. The dust jacket shows rubbing and edge wear, with tape repairs made from the verso that seem to have repaired some major splits along the folds. The dust jacket flaps show tape ghosts to the flaps that extend onto the paste downs. The dust jacket is a bit fragile, but comes wrapped in a new Mylar sleeve.

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        Bound for Glory

      E. P. Dutton, 1943. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Dutton, 1943. First Edition, First Printing with statement of "First Edition" on copyright page. In Very Good condition, lacking the dust jacket. Clean text. Sound binding. Very light wave to top page corners, with a very faint tide mark present on frontis. Rear free end paper and paste down show scuffing. Boards show light scuffing, rubbing to gilt stamping, rubbing to corners and fraying to spine ends. A nice copy overall.

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        A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1943. Signed. First Edition, First Printing, with "First Edition" stated on the copyright page, with the proper date code of "D-S" listed below. Signed in Brooklyn by Betty Smith on the front free end paper. In a second issue dust jacket with the price intact. In Good+ condition. Pages are lightly toned, with a few creased corners and occasional age related spotting. Previous owner name at top of front free end paper. Front hinge lightly tender. Cloth shows some wear, fading and soiling. The dust jacket shows wear at the spine ends and along the folds, as well as rubbing, soiling, but on a whole presents well. Scarce. Signed, first edition.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Little Prince

      Reynal & Hitchcock 1943. Hardcover Book Condition: Very Good Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Reynal & Hitchcock, New York 1943. First Edition / First Printing. All points present. Dated 1943 with no additional printings. Salmon cloth boards. 5 line colophon. First Issue jacket priced at $2.00, publisher address Fourth Avenue. Book Condition: Very Good, tight spine, shelf wear, light spots on the boards. Name at the front endpaper with minor erasures, minor age toning. Dust Jacket Condition: Good-, shelf wear, chipping, paper loss, darkening. Split at the spine and front fold. Wrapped in a new removable mylar cover.

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        Le Petit Prince - First Softcover Issue

      Reynal & Hitchcock, 1943-01-01. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1943. Wraps. Scarce Paperbound Edition. First Softcover Edition, First Printing with no subsequent printings listed on copyright page; "Flying Crow" present on page 63; Publisher's name at base of spine extends slightly onto covers as called for. In Good+ overall condition, a bit fragile. Pages are clean with light signs of handle, and a light storage odor. Crease to corner of last page with text on it. Wraps show light soiling, wear and foxing. Front cover has a tide mark to the bottom right corner, tide mark on first and last blank page as well. Light wear to corners. Spine is worn, with light loss at ends; spine shows a bit of a concave crease and some gentle creasing. A bit fragile on account of the binding, as could be expected. An extremely rare first printing of this highly sought after edition.

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        Four Quartets

      New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1943. First Edition, First Printing with statement of "First American Edition" present on the copyright page. Only 788 copies were used as advance review copies, and the remainder of the print run was destroyed. In scarce original first issue dust jacket, with price of $2.00 in tact, and with nine title advertised on the rear panel. Hardcover in Near Fine condition, in a Very Good dust jacket. Minor wear to exterior, with light edge and surface wear to the cloth. Name of former owner penned onto front free end paper, pages after that are clean and crisp with only light signs of handling. The dust jacket has rubbing and soiling, with some chipping and edge wear, with wear also along the folds. Small split along front fold. A very well preserved copy of this very scarce first issue.

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      New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1943).FIRST EDITION (1943), INSCRIBED TO BERNARD HERRMANN BY SIR THOMAS BEECHAM with HANDWRITTEN LETTER ADDRESSED TO BERNARD HERRMANN, presumably from his wife, see below. 8vo, 235 x 155 mm, 9¼ x 6 inches, pages: viii, 330 including index, bound in original publisher's blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Spine slightly darkened, gilt dull, head and tail of spine just very slightly worn with a couple of minute nicks to cloth, small water spot on upper cover, lower cover slightly marked, corners just very slightly worn, otherwise a clean tight copy. From the library of Bernard Herrmann inscribed to him in ink on the half - title by the celebrated conductor Sir Thomas Beecham: "To my friend Bernard Herrman with his kindest wishes, Thomas Beecham May 7 / 43". Bernard Herrmann (1911 ? 1975) was an American composer famous for his work in motion pictures. An Academy Award - winner (for The Devil and Daniel Webster, 1941), he is particularly known for his collaborations with director Alfred Hitchcock, most famously Psycho, North by Northwest, The Man Who Knew Too Much, and Vertigo. He also composed notable scores for many other movies, including Citizen Kane, The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, Cape Fear, and Taxi Driver. He worked extensively in radio drama (most notably for Orson Welles), composed the scores for several fantasy films by Ray Harryhausen, and many TV programs including Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone and Have Gun ? Will Travel. He became Chief Conductor to the CBS Symphony Orchestra in 1943 and was responsible for introducing more new works to U.S. audiences than any other conductor. During the 1940s, Herrmann's own concert music was taken up and played by such celebrated maestri as Leopold Stokowski, Sir John Barbirolli, Sir Thomas Beecham and Eugene Ormandy. November 7, 1949. LETTER: The letter is closely written in pencil on 2 sides of plain notepaper 180 x 115 mm, 7 x 4½ inches. The writer who signs Booboo and addresses her husband as Precious, describes her very pleasant stay with some hospitable friends in a large cold house in Braintree Essex. The food is very good and they take her about for walks, to the cinema and to Cambridge. A trip to London is planned. Her husband is conducting in Manchester. With handwritten envelope, not posted. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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        A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1943. Signed. First Edition, First Printing, with "First Edition" stated on the copyright page, with the proper date code of "D-S" listed below. Signed in Brooklyn by Betty Smith on the front free end paper. In a second issue dust jacket with the price intact. In Good+ condition. Pages are lightly toned, with a few creased corners and occasional age related spotting. Previous owner name at top of front free end paper. Front hinge lightly tender. Cloth shows some wear, fading and soiling. The dust jacket shows wear at the spine ends and along the folds, as well as rubbing, soiling, but on a whole presents well. Scarce. Signed, first edition.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Wörterbuch der deutschen Pflanzennamen (5 Bände) : Bd. 1 : (Abelia - Cytisus) : Mit 296 Abb. : Mit Unterstützung der Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1943; Bd. 2 (Daboecia - Lythrum) : Mit 292 Abb. : Mit Unterstützung der Deutschen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin, 1972; Bd. 3 (Macleya - Ruta) : Mit 282 Abb., 1977; Bd. 4 (Sabadilla - Zygophyllum, Anhang: Abies - Zygocactus, Schrifttum, Berichtigungen) : Mit 274 Abb., 1979; Bd. 5: Register (Alphabetisches Verzeichnis) : Mit Unterstützung der Deutschen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin, 1958.

      Leipzig, Stuttgart / Wiesbaden :S. Hirzel / Franz Steiner 1943 - 1979.. 1411, 1518, 1555, 668 und 651 S. gebundene Ausgabe, OLwd. mit Rückentitel. ehemalige Bibliotheksexemplare mit den üblichen Kennzeichen, ohne Anstreichungen und Markierungen, foliert, mit geringen Alterungsspuren, Seiten teils papierbedingt gebräunt, fester, guter Gesamtzustand, aus Präsenzbestand Widerrufsformular:

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      . Zustand: Excelente Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa blanda Dedicado por el Ilustrador(es) Edicion Especial. Paris. 1943. 163pag. Rustica. 20x13,5. Magnifica Obra de Paul Verlaine con una introduccion de G. Jean-Aubry que contiene una pintura original del Grandissimo Grau Sala dedicada y firmada por el mismo a otro Gran dibujante Pere Prat Ubach. Ejemplar de colaborador. Bellisima Obra de Grandes Artistas.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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      Regio Istituto d'Arte, Urbino 1943 - Elegantissima edizione di otto lavori teatrali del Cervantes. La traduzione italiana à quella apprestata da Alfredo Giannini per la collezione "Antichi e moderni" dell'Editore R.Carabba di Lanciano. Le calcografia (frontespizio e 8 tavv. f.t. a colori all'acquaforte e acquatinta) sono state ideate, incise e stampate da Dante Domenicucci, allievo del secondo anno del corso di perfezionamento. Tiratura di 100 esemplari numerati: il nostro (n°82) fa parte della tiratura su carta "Formosa Editio Numero di tavole: 23 pp.186, (2) altezza 30 larghezza 23 Legatura editoriale in tela arancione con titolo al piatto anteriore e logo dell'Istituto d'arte al piatto posteriore. Esemplare ben conservato [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Di Mano in Mano Soc. Coop]
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        Boletim da Direcao Geral dos Edificios e Monumentos Nacionais

      1943 - Republica Portuguesa - Ministerio das Obras Publicas e Communicaoes, 1940. 1943 - Republica Portuguesa - Ministerio das Obras Publicas e Communicaoes, 1940 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A collection of a periodical of in the field of Portuguese architectural history and archaeology 'Bulletin of the general direction of the buildings and national monuments'. Highly illustrated with numerouscharts, maps and photographs, some of which fold-out to each edition. Bound in two volumes. InPortuguese. Containing twelve editions, being volumes 19 to 24 and 25 to 31 of the periodical in eleven issues with original paper wraps bound in, first published between 1940 and 1943. The monuments described are in order as follows:To volume one:No. 19: Igreja de Nossa Senhora Da Orada (The church of Our Lady); no. 20: A Igreja De S. Miguel Do Castelo (The Church of S. Miguel Castle); no. 21: O Castelo de Pombal (The Castle of Pombal); no. 22: A Igreja de Santa Maria dos Anjos (The Church of Saint Maria of the Angels); no. 23: A Igreja de S. Pedro de Rates (The Church of Saint Peter of Rates); no. 24: A Igreja Matriz de Atalaia (The Church of the Watchtower) To volume two:No. 25-26: O Castelo de S. Jorge (The Castle of Saint Jorge); no. 27: A Igreja de Santa Maria dos Olivais (The Church of Saint Maria of Olivais); no. 28:A Igreja de S. Tiago de Coimbra (The Church of Saint James of Coimbra); no. 29:O Castelo de Lanhoso (The Castle of Lanhoso); no. 30-31: A Igreja de Santa Clara de Santarem (The Church of Saint Claire of Santarem). Published byThe Ministry of Public Works, Transport and Communications, a Portuguese government ministry. It has its head office in Lisbon. Condition: In half calf bindings with paper covered boards. Externally, with bumping and wear to extremities and occasional rubbing to boards. Hinges tender to first volume, strained to second volume. Internally, generally firmly bound but with the odd page loosening. Bright with only the odd spot and handling mark to pages. With some institutional stamps to verso of front free endpaper and throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        The Wide Net and Other Stories

      New York: , 1943 New York, 1943. First. hardcover. fine. 8vo, rebound in full purple morocco, raised bands. New York, 1943. First Edition. Fine. The author's third book.

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        The Wide Net.

      Harcourt, Brace & Company [1943], New York - Minor soiling to page edges. Fine copy in near fine dust jacket restored at edges and to spine panel (restoring the original pink coloring of the title lettering). 1 1/2-inch closed tear at top of front flap neatly repaired. Jacket design by E. McKnight Kauffer. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Robert Dagg Rare Books, ABAA]
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      . Zustand: Muy Bien Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa blanda. Barcelona. Esta obra es la mas importante coleccion musical de toda Espana. 1943. 31x25. XPag+126Pag+462 pag. Magnifica Obra. Ref 5.6 Biblioteca L.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        The Ministry of Fear

      London, Heinemann. 1943. London, Heinemann. 1943, 1943. Second printing, June 1943., GREENE FAMILY COPY, INSCRIBED. 8vo. 236pp. Publisher's yellow cloth, lettered in black. A rather used copy in partial dustwrapper; the front flap, upper panel and spine are present, but lacking the rear panel and flap. Redeemed however by several jottings to flyleaf; there is a curious inscription in black ink; 'W H Greene from Graham Greene (Oak Cottage Plumpton Sussex)' which was actually penned by Greene's brother Hugh, whilst Graham himself has signed the page in blue ink much lower, and drawn an arrow or link line to this other inscription. Additionally, the leaf bears the ownership signature of the recipient W.H.Greene, in pencil, underlined and dated 1945.

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      New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1943.. New York:: Alfred A Knopf,. 1943. First edition. Her first book and only novel. Named by Tennessee Williams as his favorite book and considered by many to be a modernist cult classic. Two women meet at a party in a New York suburb: one a wealthy spinster, the other married; both seeking escape from their stifling social milieu. They part, and when they meet again, they are much changed. About fine copy of the book in a very good to near fine dust jacket with minor wear on spine ends and corners and spine lettering slightly tanned.

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        Wörterbuch der deutschen Pflanzennamen. Bearbeitet unter Mitwirkung von Wilhelm Wissmann. [Ab Band 3] Aus dem Nachlass herausgegeben von Heinz Paul.

      Leipzig, Stuttgart und Wiesbaden, Hirzel Verlag und Steiner Verlag, 1943-1980.. 5 Bände [inklusive Registerband]. 4to. Mit zahlreichen Abbildungen. Einheitliche Orig.-Leinwandbände mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel auf 2 farbigen Rückenschildern.. Tadelloses Exemplar der Originalausgabe! Hauptwerk des deutschen Botanikers Heinrich Marzell (1885-1970), der schon als Assistent für G. Hegi an dessen "Illustrierte Flora von Mitteleuropa" gearbeitet hatte. "Das (mit dem noch von M. publizierten deutschen Namenregister) fünfbändige Werk erfaßt etwa 125 000 Pflanzennamen, die - nach Benennungsmotiven angeordnet, jeweils mit genauen Quellenbelegen versehen und nach Möglichkeit sachlich wie sprachlich (etymologisch) erklärt - vom Althochdeutschen bis in die Gegenwart reichen, aber auch Bezeichnungen aus vielen anderen Sprachen zum Vergelich einbeziehen. Die ungeheure Fülle dieses für die Geschichte der Botanik wie für die Volkskunde, Wort-, Mundart- und Volksmedizinforschung gleichermaßen bedeutsamen Materials schöpfte M. hauptsächlich aus dem gründlichen und umfassenden Studium der Literatur, ferner aus beharrlich zusammengetragenen und sorgfältig gesichteten Mitteilungen von Gewährsleuten, die er in Aufrufen wiederholt um Mitarbeit bat." (NDB XVI, 351). Band 1 in fotomechanischem Nachdruck ohne Jahresangabe (um 1970?).

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        Fotoalbum 2. Weltkrieg bis zum Kanal und dann im Osten 1943, 194 Fotos, dekorativer Einband mit Metallspaten und Ähren

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        Typed Draft of Arturo Toscanini's "To The People of America," with Corrections in Toscanini's Hand

      N/P, 1943. N/P. LOOSE_LEAF. New York, September 3, 1943. A late typed draft of Arturo Toscanini's "To The People of America," which appeared ten days later in Life Magazine. Corrections in the hand of Walter and Arturo Toscanini. From the Toscanini estate. "On 13 September 1943 the editorial page of Life Magazine was occupied by an article entitled "To the People of America," and signed by Arturo Toscanini; It was the only extensive declaration he ever wrote - and it was about politics, not music... The article had originally been intended as a letter to President Roosevelt and the first drafts had been prepared for Arturo Toscanini by the Italian historians in exile Gaetano Salvemini and Giorgio La Plana, who were both teaching at Harvard University at the time. They knew that their beliefs and Arturo Toscanini's coincided perfectly, and they wanted the letter to appear over his signature because his fame was much greater than theirs... In their letter to President Roosevelet, the exiles stated their hopes and fears for Italy's immediate future, and they tried - as the text illustrates - to influence allied policy toward their native country." Harvey Sachs, The Letters of Arturo Toscanini, page 389. Sachs wrote in his 1978 biography of Toscanini that Toscanini wrote the article on his own, but then found evidence to the contrary. Regardless of its hidden origins, this letter was a defining moment in Toscanini's career in the United States. This copy, from September 3, would have been one of the final drafts. The text is nearly identical to the published version with a few small changes - "defying everything" is added in the fourth paragraph of the published version, the "..." marks are replaced by simple periods in a few instances, and "just" has been replaced by "righteous" in the published version. Strangely, the one error in AT's hand - moving the word "either" in the sixth paragraph - did not make it into the printed version. A remarkable piece of Toscanini ephemera. Four pages, carbon paper, with text on rectos only. Excellent condition overall with some normal tanning. A few stray corrections in pencil, which an accompanying folder from the estate states are in Walter's hand. Please contact us for additional pictures or information about this item. . Very Good. 1943. First Edition.

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        Four Quartets

      New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1943. New York: Harcourt Brace & Company. Very Good in Good+ dust jacket. 1943. First American Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0151330530 . Original Dust Jacket on First American Edition book. Dust has $2.00 price not clipped, there is a 1/8 inch x 2 1/2 inch tear at top edge of dust and two minor chips. (see photo Black cloth boards has some discoloration spots and corners are slightly dented and cover lightly worn, spine lettered in gilt is faded. First Printing of the First Edition, First issue, with the "First American Edition" statement listed on the copyright page; Has the signature of Evelyn V. Estes on front endpaper with otherwise clean contents. Some browning to endpapers. Nine (9) of Eliot's works listed opposite title page with Four Quartets listed last. Contents page includes Burt Norton, East Coker, The Dry Salvages, Litle Gidding. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Scarce if not rare. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 39 pages .

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        Attractive Original Signed Watercolour Showing the Western Gate of the Charles Bridge in Prague Looking West from the Bridge].

      1943 - 1943. Watercolour on paper, ca. 23.5x17,5 cm (9 ¼ x 7 in.) Signed and dated in watercolour in the right lower corner. Recently matted, very good watercolour. An attractive well executed watercolour of this famous historic bridge that crosses the Vltava river in Prague. The statue of St. Adalbert is shown on the left while the Church of St. Nicholas is seen in the background behind the west gate.

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        THE MASS EXTERMINATION of JEWS in GERMAN OCCUPIED POLAND. Note addressed to the Governments of the United Nations on December 10th, 1942, and other documents.

      London, New York, Melbourne (printed in Great Britain), Published on behalf of the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, (1943). 8vo. Stapled as issued. Title-page printed in red. A very fine, near mint, copy. 16 pp.. The scarce first printing of this hugely important publication, which constitutes one of the very first official reports on Holocaust and one of the most accurate accounts that had been presented to the West, changing their knowledge of what was actually going on. It is made up of 1) Raczynski's account of the ongoing Holocaust, based among other reports, on the eye-witness-report by Jan Karski, a Polish Government emissary in occupied Poland, who bribed his way into a German concentration camp and witnessed the mass extermination of Jews, 2) the seminal "Joint Declaration" by members of the United Nations, in which "The above-mentioned Govenments and the French National Committee condemn in the strongest possible terms this bestial policy of cold-blooded extermination. They declare that such events can only strengthen the resolve of all free-loving peoples to overthrow the barbarous Hitlerite tyranny. They reaffirm their solems resolution to ensure that those responsible for these crimes shall not escape retribution, and to press on with the necessary practical measures to this end." (p. 12), 3) an extract of Deputy Prime Minister Mikolajczy's statement on behalf of the Polish Government, and 4) the text of Raczynski's broadcast of December 1942, in which pleaded for action, wishing to make the public and the Allied nations "understand how real is the tragedy which is taking place not so very far from the shores of this island, on the continet of Europe - on the soil of Poland. For more than three years the Germans have consistently done everything they could to hide from the eyes of the world the martyrdom of the Polish nation, the like of which has never been known in the history of humanity. But "when we would keep silence the very stones will cry out"." (p. 15). While the details were neither complete nor wholly accurate, the Allies were aware of most of what the Germans had done to the Jews at a relatively early date. The mass murder of the Jews was of such dimensions, however, that, at first, they could not believe the reports that reached them. This quickly changed, though. In February of 1942 Jacob Grojanowski, an escaped prisoner of the Chelmno extermination camp, provided the Oneg Shabbat group with detailed information about what went on at the Chelmno camp. His report became known as the Grojanowski Report. It was smuggled out of the Warsaw Ghetto via the Polish underground and reached London in June of 1942. It is not known exactly what happened to the report at that point, but by February of 1942, the United States Office of War Information had decided not to release information about the extermination of Jews (thinking that there was a risk of the public viewing the war as only being a Jewish problem). Thus, the Grojanowski Report was not released. By at least October of 1942 British radio had broadcast news of the gassing of Jews to the Netherlands, and in December 1942, the Western Allies released their Joint Declaration [which is printed in the present publication], describing and condemning in the strongest manner Hitler's violent attempts at exterminating the Jews of Europe.In 1942 Jan Karski (1914-2000), a Polish World War II resistance movement fighter and later professor at Georgetown University gave his first report to the Polish, British, and U.S. governments on what was going on in the German extermination camps in PolandIn 1942. Karski reported to the Polish government in exile (i.e. Raczynski, who was the Ambassador and one of its most prominent leaders) and the Western Allies on the situation in German-occupied Poland. Karski personally met with Franklin Roosevelt and British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden to explain what went on in Poland, and Raczynski wrote up the report. Eventually, the American Government confirmed the reports to Jewish leaders in late November 1942, and shortly thereafter they were publicized [i.e. in the present publication]. Karski's report (through Raczynski) became one of the most important reports in the history of the Holocaust, being a major factor in informing the West. It sparked one of the first official publications from the Allies on the mass extermination of Jews in Poland and resulted in the official reports and condemnations from the Allied countries, i.e. the "Joint Declaration" [also published here]. "The purpose of this publication is to make public the contents of the Note of December 10th, 1942, addresses by the Polish Government to the Governments of the United Nations concerning the mass extermination of Jews in the Polish territories occupied by Germany, and also other documents treating on the same subject. [...] In the hope that the civilized worlds will draw the appropriate conclusions, the Polish Government desire to bring to the notice of the public, by means of the present White Paper, these renewed German efforts at mass extermination, with the employment of fresh horrifying methods." (From the Introductory Note, p. 3). "Most recent reports present a horrifying picture of the position to which the Jews in Poland have been reduced. The new methods of mass slaughter applied during the last few months confirm the fact that the German autorities aim with systematic deliberation at the total extermination of the Jewsih population of Poland and of the many thousands of Jewswhom the German authorities have deported to Poland from Western and Central European countries and from the German Reich itself.The Polish Government consider it their duty to bring to the knowledge of the governments of all civilized countries the following fully authentical information received from Poland during recent weeks, which indicates all too plainly the new methods of extermination adopted by the German authorities." (p. 4)

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      New York: Harper and Brothers, 1943. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1943. First edition. Near Fine/Fine. A Fine copy of the book, bright, unmarked and unread in a Very Good + or a little better dust jacket that has minor wear and a few short tears at the spine ends (professionally closed on the verso) and extremities, otherwise bright and unfaded. A notoriously scarce book in collectible condition.& & Betty Smith';s iconic first novel, based on her experiences growing up poor as a child of German immigrants in Williamsburg, and published in 1943. "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" gained immediate popularity, selling over 300,000 copies in the first six weeks after it was published. Later turned into a 1945 film by Elia Kazan, the novel was also placed on the New York Public Library';s list of "Books of the Century." Noted critic Orville Prescott called it "one of the most dearly beloved and one of the finest books of our day.". Near Fine in Fine. dust jacket.

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        Perelandra. A Novel

      London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1943. London: John Lane The Bodley Head,, 1943. Octavo. Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With the dust jacket. Spine faded and rolled; an excellent copy in the jacket that has a faded spine, nicks to the extremities and tape repairs to the verso. First edition, first impression, in the first issue binding of blue cloth with gilt lettering. Perelandra (also titled Voyage to Venus in a later edition published by Pan Books) is the second book in Lewis's Space Trilogy.

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        A Mingled Chime [Inscribed to Duke Ellington]

      G.P. Putnam, 1943. G.P. Putnam. Hardcover. Second printing, 1943. Inscribed by Beecham to Duke Ellington on front endpaper: "For Duke Ellington from his admiring colleague - Thomas Beecham. Aug 10 / 43." A wonderful association copy from one great conductor to another. Withdrawn from the Louis Armstrong Foundation library, with their withdrawal stamps on endpapers. Book is otherwise very good plus with light wear. Dustjacket is good only with clear tape repairs. . Good. 1943. First Edition.

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        A Book on Hackles for Fly Dressing. Withan Introduction by W. Keith Rollo.

      Newcastle Upon Tyne. PrivatelyPrinted. (By Mawson Swan & Morgan). c.[1943]. - 31p., plus 5 plates (inc.frontis portrait, in full dark blue calf, spine titles on the uppercover, original shipping wrapper folded and loosely inserted, firstedition, limited to 65 copies, bound with: Set of 11 card mountscontaining the 164 hackles described in the text, in the original fulldark blue leather folding drop-back Solander box, the 11 mounts are twicecupped (the actual defection is up to 1cm is depth), causing sometwisting on the box side of the case, there is no damp staining anywhere,probably indicating a unusual reaction to normal humidity, the one othercopy we had previously there was slight plate warping, - all specimensare present. Gingrich pp287-288. Litchfield 75; Kerridge 79. Baigent wasthe first to understand the importance of using a hackle and how itreflects light (colour) as opposed to the artificial material. SeeGingrich. The limitation is variously described at being between 40 and80 sets. Note: because of the plastic cover it is nearly impossible tophotograph these plates because there is so much bounce back. The picturedoes give an indication of the curving on these plates. The one othercopy we had did have some plate curving as well, which may indicate thecurving is common to this special edition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Hungry Hill

      Victor Gollancz Ltd, London 1943 - Inscribed by the author. 8vo. Newly bound by Bayntun-Riviere in full terracotta morocco, the covers with a gilt fillet border, the spine lettered and dated in gilt with one line panels and tooled bands, hand-marbled endleaves, gilt edges. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        L'art de la nouvelle. Manuscrit autographe et tapuscrit complets.

      S.n. (Journal des débats) 1943 - - S.n. (Journal des débats), s.l. (Paris) _s.d. (1943), 13,5x21,5cm & 3 1/2 pages in-4, 4 1/2 pages in-8. - Manuscrit autographe de l'auteur de 4 pages et demi in-8 publié dans le numéro du 21 juillet 1943 du Journal des Débats. Manuscrit complet à l'écriture très dense, comportant de nombreuses ratures, corrections et ajouts. Chronique littéraire publiée à l'occasion de la parution, entre autres, des recueils de Marcel Aymé (Le Passe-muraille) et de Colette (Le képi). On joint le tapuscrit complet. A travers l'analyse de nouvelles de Colette, Marcel Aymé, Marcel Arland et Marius Richard, Blanchot s’intéresse à l'exigence d'unité entre les nouvelles d'un recueil "pour nous donner l'impression d'un monde véritable". Entre avril 1941 et août 1944, Maurice Blanchot publia dans la "Chronique de la vie intellectuelle" du Journal des Débats 173 articles sur les livres récemment parus. Dans une demi-page de journal (soit environ sept pages in-8), le jeune auteur de "Thomas l'obscur" fait ses premiers pas dans le domaine de la critique littéraire et inaugure ainsi une oeuvre théorique qu'il développera plus tard dans ces nombreux essais, de "La Part du feu" à "L'Entretien infini" et "L'Écriture du désastre". Dès les premiers articles, Blanchot fait preuve d'une acuité d'analyse dépassant largement l'actualité littéraire qui en motive l'écriture. Oscillant entre classiques et modernes, écrivains de premier ordre et romanciers mineurs, il pose, dans ses chroniques, les fondements d'une pensée critique qui marquera la seconde partie du XXe. Transformé par l’écriture et par la guerre, Blanchot rompt, au fil d'une pensée exercée "au nom de l'autre", avec les violentes certitudes maurassiennes de sa jeunesse. Non sans paradoxe, il transforme alors la critique littéraire en acte philosophique de résistance intellectuelle à la barbarie au cœur même d'un journal "ouvertement maréchaliste": "Brûler un livre, en écrire, sont les deux actes entre lesquels la culture inscrit ses oscillations contraires" (Le Livre, In Journal des Débats, 20 janvier 1943). En 2007, les Cahiers de la NRF réunissent sous la direction de Christophe Bident toutes les chroniques littéraires non encore publiées en volumes avec cette pertinente analyse du travail critique de Blanchot : "romans, poèmes, essais donnent lieu à une réflexion singulière, toujours plus sûre de sa propre rhétorique, livrée davantage à l'écho de l'impossible ou aux sirènes de la disparition. (.) Non sans contradictions ni pas de côté, et dans la certitude fiévreuse d'une œuvre qui commence (.) ces articles révèlent la généalogie d'un critique qui a transformé l'occasion de la chronique en nécessité de la pensée." (C. Bident). Les manuscrits autographes de Maurice Blanchot sont d'une grande rareté. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Lorenzo. Original-Tuschzeichnung.

      1943.. Blattgrösse: 32,5x24,5 cm. Unten rechts signiert u. datiert. Unten links bezeichnet.. Die Zeichnung diente als nicht verwendete Vorlage zum Werk: Oskar Wälterlin. Das andere Leben. Mit 30 Zeichnungen von Eugen Früh. Bühl Verlag, Zürich 1943.

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        Sammlung von 2 Vorzeichnungen für ein Buch sowie eine aquarellierte Federzeichnung auf einer eh.

      Postkarte m. U. [Lpz., Buch und Volk, 1943-]1944.. . Die Sammlung besteht aus einer Federzeichnung als Illustration zu Otto Ludwig, "Die Heiterei und ihr Widerspiel" (19,5 x 13 cm; etwas fleckig), einer Federzeichnung für den illustrierten Buchrücken des Bandes (19,5 x 2,5 cm) sowie einer Postkarte mit ganzseitiger aquarellierter Federzeichnung "Warum weinst Du Annette?" (15,5 x 10,7 cm). Die Postkarte ist an den Verleger Fritz Adolf Hünich gerichtet und dat. auf der Textseite Wohlbach 30. Juli 44. Die Postkarte ausführlich über seine derzeitige Arbeit für den Verlag, er sitzt an Kleist-Illustrationen (nie erschienen) und schreibt ausführlich zum Krieg "... Die geistigen Waffen gehören auch zum Totalen! Ich kann die Dinge nicht anders sehen und ich weiß, daß ich als kleiner Soldat oder als Kumpel der Rüstung nicht ein Tausendstel von dem für die deutsche Sache nützen kann, als wenn man mich bei meiner Arbeit belassen würde..." Schwimmer trat dann aber doch lieber 1945 in die KPD ein. - Vgl. George S. 224.

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        Dai Toya Senso Kaigun bijutsu [Naval Art of the Great East Asia War]

      Tokyo: Dai Nihon Kaiyo Bijutsu Kyokai [Greater Japan Pacific Art Association], Dated: Showa 18 [i.e. 1943] - "The purpose to publish this book is nothing but to let the people in Japan understand well the bravery and activity of the Japanese Navy. Every picture contained in this book signifies how vigorous and brave our Navy is fighting a desperate battle in the Pacific -" (translated from the Preface). An imposing and colorful work of WWII propaganda by Imperial Japan, illustrating events both true and wished-for. In the former category are the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the sinking of the British Prince of Wales and Repulse at the Battle off Molaya, the Japanese occupation of Singapore, the Japanese assault on Wake Island (showing captured Allied soldiers stripped to their briefs and waving a white flag), and the Japanese landing on the Alaskan Aleutian Islands. In the latter category, a Japanese plan to attack New York City, showing Japanese bombers assaulting lower Manhattan (WORLD WAR II) Oblong folio. 35 mounted color plates, with captioned tissue-guards. Publisher's blue cloth boards, printed paper label on cover. Fine [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Schönheiten der Natur. Ein Bilderbuch.

      Erlenbach - Zürich, 1943. Quer-4°. 4 Bll. + 16 Tafeln mit Orig.-Farblithographien, Orig.- Halbpergament mit Marmorpapierbezug, Titelschild und unbedrucktem Schutzumschlag im Schuber., Tadellos.. 1 von 100 Exemplaren (Nr. 64) der Vorzugsausgabe, vom Künstler im Druckvermerk signiert

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        MISTERIO DE QUANAXHUATA [ El Ben Cofat i l'Altre - 1ª edición - De los 100 ej en papel de hilo ]

      - México, Ediciones Fronda, 1943. Prólogo por un Ahuehuete. 126 h. 1 h. 4º. Rústica editorial con papel cebolla, éste con algunas pérdidas. Muy buen ejemplar. De la tirada de 100 ejemplares en papel de hilo con un formato mayor. Este es el número 7 y, aunque consta que debería ir firmado por el autor, no lleva la firma. 1ª edición. Primera edición. 1st edition. First edition. Més endavant, Josep Carner l'editarà en català amb el títol "El Ben Cofat i l'altre". Literatura catalana. Teatro. Libro en español. Book in Spanish [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Tratado general de ajedrez (4 Vols. 1. Rudimentos 2. Tactica y estrategia 3. Conformaciones de peones 4. Estrategia superior.)

      - Ajedrez.(794.1) Sopena. Buenos Aires. 1943. 23 cm. 4 v. il. Encuadernación en tapa dura artesanal. Grau, Roberto Gabriel 1900-. 1. Rudimentos 2. Táctica y estrategia 3. Conformaciones de peones 4. Estrategia superior . Primera edición . JM13 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        45 offprints of Plant geneticist George H. Shull 1874-1954

      various, 1907-1943 - 45 offprints by Plant geneticist George H. Shull from 1907-1943. Some have compliments of George H. Shull stamp, two inscribed presentation copies one to J. T. Baldwin Jr. signed "the author", and the other to E. N. Harvey signed "with the author's kindest regards." Most are in very good condition, and complete. One the front cover is loose but present. Some of the titles are: Genetics, the Unifying Science in Biology (1943), Defective inheritance-rations in Bursa hybrids (nd), The Word "Allele" (1935), The Genotypes of Maize (1911), Reversible Sex-Mutants in Lychnis Dioica (1911), Germinal Analysis Through Hybridization (1910), A Pure-Line in Corn Breeding (1909), complete list of titles available on request. * Plant genetics. Genetics. Science.

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        10 Compositionen. (Variationen über ein Thema). Folge von 10 Linolschnitten. Jeweils einzeln vom Künstler in Bleistift voll signiert und datiert, auf gefaltetem Büttenbogen.

      . Zürich, allianz-verlag 1943. 20 : 15 auf 33,5 : 27 cm.. Eine von wenigen, über die XX römisch nummerierten Exemplare hinaus, von Hand abgezogenen Folgen auf grossem Büttenpapier. - Das graphische Hauptwerk von Leo Leuppi, dem Begründer der Schweizer Künstlergruppe "Allianz". Die Buchausgabe wurde 1943 von Max Bill mit einem Vorwort im "Allianz-Verlag" publiziert.

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        Les gentilshommes chasseurs

      Editions littéraires et artistiques, Paris, 1943. In / 4 en feuilles sous couverture imprimée et rempliée, chemise cartonnée et étui, 35 illustrations de K. Reille en couleur. Exemplaire numéroté sur vélin à la forme. Petit défaut à l?étui. Tirage 600 exemplaires. Mouchon 1135. Monod 4822. relié Bon état

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        10 compositionen.

      . Zürich, allianz-verlag 1943. 21 : 14,8 cm. 1 w. Bl., 2 Bl. Titel u. Vorwort, 10 Orig.-Linolschnitte, 1 Bl. Druckvermerk. Orig.-Broschur.. Eines von 20 nummerierten Exemplaren (Nr. 9) der von Leuppi im Druckvermerk signierten Auflage. (Gesamtauflage: 100 + XX Ex. Die 20 römisch numer. Ex. wurden vom Künstler auf grossem Papier von Hand gedruckt und einzeln signiert). - Einführung von Max Bill der wohl auch die Typographie besorgte. - Neuwertiges Exemplar.

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        Beyond the Wall of Sleep

      Sauk City: Arkham House, 1943. Sauk City: Arkham House, 1943. First Edition; 1200 copies printed; Aside from a little bumping a fine copy in a fresh dust jacket originally from the estate of Donald Wandrei.

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        A Book on Hackles for Fly Dressing. Withan Introduction by W. Keith Rollo

      Newcastle Upon Tyne. PrivatelyPrinted. (By Mawson Swan & Morgan). c.[1943].. Newcastle Upon Tyne. PrivatelyPrinted. (By Mawson Swan & Morgan). c.[1943]. 31p., plus 5 plates (inc.frontis portrait, in full dark blue calf, spine titles on the uppercover, original shipping wrapper folded and loosely inserted, firstedition, limited to 65 copies, bound with: Set of 11 card mountscontaining the 164 hackles described in the text, in the original fulldark blue leather folding drop-back Solander box, the 11 mounts are twicecupped (the actual defection is up to 1cm is depth), causing sometwisting on the box side of the case, there is no damp staining anywhere,probably indicating a unusual reaction to normal humidity, the one othercopy we had previously there was slight plate warping, - all specimensare present. Gingrich pp287-288. Litchfield 75; Kerridge 79. Baigent wasthe first to understand the importance of using a hackle and how itreflects light (colour) as opposed to the artificial material. SeeGingrich. The limitation is variously described at being between 40 and80 sets. Note: because of the plastic cover it is nearly impossible tophotograph these plates because there is so much bounce back. The picturedoes give an indication of the curving on these plates. The one othercopy we had did have some plate curving as well, which may indicate thecurving is common to this special edition.. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC)]
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        A BOOK ON HACKLES FOR FLY DRESSING. Limited edition

      Newcastle Upon Tyne, Privately Printed by Mawson Swan & Morgan circa 1943.. Newcastle Upon Tyne, Privately Printed by Mawson Swan & Morgan circa 1943.. FIRST EDITION circa 1943. Limited edition (65 sets) but no limitation stated in the book. Approximately 230 x 180 mm, 9 x 7 inches, portrait frontispiece and 4 photographic plates, pages: 1-31, printer's name on last blank page, bound in full soft navy blue leather, title and author in gilt lettering on upper cover, double blind rules to edges of covers, also with set of 11 card mounts with cellophane windows containing the 164 hackles described in the text. The binding has some light scratches, corners slightly bumped, endpapers lightly foxed, otherwise a very good copy. The hackles in card mounts are in poor condition, the card mounts are warped, creased and have light foxing, loss of 2 hackles and a few hackles moth-eaten but most are in reasonable condition. The hackles are housed in a repaired navy blue slipcase to match the book. LACKS THE FOLDING BOX. Working copy only. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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