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        The Fountainhead

      New York: Bobbs Merrill, 1943: First Edition, First Printing with statement of "First Edition" present on the copyright page (all other issue points are irrelevant). In second state green cloth binding, in a price clipped, second state dust jacket. In Very Good condition. Pages lightly toned. Cloth shows light rippling near edge of front board, light light edge wear. Corners bumped. The spine appears to be glued down at the top end, internally.The dust jacket is tattered and a bit worn, with a bit of waviness and repairs made from the verso, and some amateur color-correcting to the outside. A lovely copy in a worn jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Eiger Nordwand von kleinen Scheidegg aus. Oel auf Leinwand.

      1943 - 1943. Bildgrösse: 46x38 cm. Unten rechts monogramiert u. datiert. Rückseitig auf Leinwand bezeichnet, signiert und datiert "Zur Hochzeit 4. Sept. 43". Gerahmt 56x48 cm. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat]
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        [A set of 12 works of Hammet's collected short fiction:]

      New York: Lawrence E. Spivak; Joseph W. Ferman,, 1943–62. $106,000 Blood Money; The Adventures of Sam Spade; The Continental Op; Return of the Continental Op; Hammett Homicides; Dead Yellow Women; Nightmare Town; The Big Knock-Over; They Can Only Hang You Once; Creeping Siamese; Women in the Dark; A Man Named Thin. 12 works, octavo. Original coloured wrappers. Housed in a blue slipcase edged with black morocco. Contents toned, a little rubbing to the extremities and some very minor wear to the spine ends; an excellent set in the bright wrappers. First editions, first printings, as well as the reissues of the first two volumes in the series: The Big Knock-Over (reissue of $106,000 Blood Money), and They Can Only Hang You Once (reissue of The Adventures of Sam Spade). A lovely set of Hammett's first twelve books of collected short fiction.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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. Scarcelt Signed, first edition.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        How Edith McGillcuddy Met R. L. S

      Cleveland, The Rowfant Club, 1943, first edition, dust jacket. Hardcover. No. 2 of 152 numbered copies, printed at the Grabhorn Press, black buckram spine with red and gray floral pattern boards, faint manuscript number "2" on dust jacket that matches the manuscript number "2" on the limitation page, Goldstone & Payne A20a, Morrow 169, this was the first copy (No. 2) available to the public as The Rowfant Club always retains copy No. 1 for itself, housed in a stunningly beautiful clamshell box. Near fine book in the notoriously fragile and cheap green paper/glassine jacket that retains more of its original green color than most copies, although it suffers from the usual fading to brown along the spine and extremities, a few short edge tears and a one-inch tear near the rear flap fold, despite all this, it is the best copy in jacket we have seen.

      [Bookseller: James M. Dourgarian, Bookman]
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        Berlin-Ost, 1957. Original-Fotografie. Silbergelantine-Abzug. Bild-Format 27,5 x 42,0 cm. Rückseitig vom Fotografen in Bleistift signiert und bezeichnet. Hinter Klapp-Passepartout an vier Ecken lose eingesteckt.

      . . Veröffentlicht in: Arno Fischer. Berlin 1943 - 1990. Douchy-Les-Maines, 1991 (Ausstellungskatalog)

      [Bookseller: FOTO-ANTIQUARIAT FAHL GbR.]
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        8" X 11" HAND-PRINTED PICTORIAL BROADSIDE ADVERTISING THE OGLALA DISTRICT FAIR & RODEO TO BE HELD SEPT. 17TH, 18TH, & 19TH, 1943. THREE BIG DAYS AT NO. 6 DAY SCHOOL. "COMBINED RELIGIOUS SERVICES BY ALL CHURCHES FOR OUR BOYS IN THEARMED FORCES."

      ca 1943., 1943. 8" X 11" broadside issued at the height of World War II, announcing a district fair and rodeo to be conducted over a three-day time period. Sept. 17th was for a combined religious services by all churches for our boys in the armed forces. Sept. 18th was an exhibition of livestock & farm products, Indian arts and crafts, Indian dances, and a rodeo. Sept. 19th was judging of livestock & farm products, Indian pageant & ceremonial dances, and a rodeo. An interesting statement listed on the broadside is DANCING EVERY EVENING, BOTH WHITE & INDIAN. Further noted on the broadside is "This will be the last Indian celebration this year and will be exceptionally good. Remember the dates, Sept.17-18-19th." The nicely colored letterhead is of five decorated teepees, several cooking fires and horses grazing in the foothills. On the reverse side is a very accurate color drawing of an Elk Clan visionary, holding a dance stick and hoop. The vision cult of the Sioux, the Elk Dreamers, possessed powers over the matters of love. The Sioux were impressed with the ability of the bull elk to attract females and consequently regarded the elk spirit as an aid in finding a mate for an Indian warrior. Their dance outfit, which is well executed in this drawing, consists of a triangular mask made of animal skins and antlers made from branches. A hoop and dance sticks with mirrors attached would have been carried as they danced with the belief that the mirrors would catch the sunlight and throw it into a young woman's eyes as she watched the dance. Thus a mate would be found. By the fact that the Elk Clan drawing is on the back of the fair and rodeo broadside may indicate that the Elk Clan were the sponsors of this particular event. A memorable and unique item in near fine condition.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        CONFIDENTAL CONGRESS REPORTS: NOVEMBER 1943-JUNE 1944. [6 ISSUES. COMPLETE? ]

      New York; American Jewish Congress.. 1943-45. Pamphlet. Original Wrappers. 4to. 28 cm. 13 [1]+ 11+11, [1]+11+11+11 pages. Single-sided mimeographed pages. Six Holocaust-era reports covering 8 months in 1943-44, (November-December & February- March reports are combined) . Internally distributed confidential report detailing the activities of the American Jewish Congress. Including descriptions of international Jewish Representative Committees, wartime relief and rescue efforts, legislation combating anti-Semitism, recommendations by the World Jewish congress to the UN regarding the relief and rehabilitation of Jewish communities, news and information about Jewish emigration and related legislation. “With this issue, The American Jewish Congress begins the publication of a series of confidential reports to be issued monthly for the information and guidance of its representatives throughout the country. These reports will present material on and off the record with respect to the program and activities of the Congress movement, comprised by the American Jewish Congress, the World Jewish Congress, the Inter-American Jewish Council and the Institute of Jewish Affairs. This material will be addressed to the discussions of under takings in the four areas of activity to which the work of the Congress movement is dedicated, namely: 1. The protection of the Home Front and the strengthening of the democratic way of life. 2. The rescue of the Jews of Europe from extermination. 3. The establishment of the foundations on which Jewish life may be rehabilitated on a basis of equality and security in a free world. 4. Assistance to the war effort. ” (Introduction) . No sets or single issues on OCLC. Quite probably a unique surviving set. Light shelf wear. Very good + condition. (AJCong-29) .

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books]
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        Perelandra [SIGNED BY C.S. LEWIS ON THE TITLE PAGE]

      John Lane The Bodley head, London, England 1943 - SIGNED BY C.S. LEWIS ON THE TITLE PAGE - NO INSCRIPTION.This is the first edition, second impression as noted on the copyright page and the dust jacket front flap. Blue cloth boards, corners slightly bumped with gilt titles on faded spine, prior owner's discreet signature on ffep, top edge stained blue, and with pencil markings (erasable?) on rear end paper and verso of rear board.There is what appears to be a piece of paper pasted to bottom edge of ffep three quarters inch wide across base of page (see picture).A very good plus, unclipped dust jacket showing a price of 8s. 6d. net.Large chip to top of spine with some loss of titling, light/moderate wear to extremities else Very Good Plus. A C.S. Lewis rarity. Copy of invoice of my purchase from Aidan Mackey, one of England's leading specialists in G.K. Chesterton and C.S.Lewis available to Buyer. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bag-End Books]
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        Salmer i Udvalg. + BRORSON, H.A.: Salmer. Forord og udvalg ved Kai Friis Möller.

      . Kbhvn. 1943-(45). Illustr. med orig. traesnit paa japanpapir af Povl Christensen, trykt og sign. af kunstneren selv. 70 + 54 s. Opl. 135/150 numr. og sign. ekspl. Ekspl har nr. 34/35. *.

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        THE CASE OF THE DROWSY MOSQUITO (Presentation Copy of the First Edition)

      New York: William Morrow, 1943. Gardner, Erle Stanley. THE CASE OF THE DROWSY MOSQUITO. New York: William Morrow, 1943. First Edition, first printing. A Fine copy (bright and fresh) in a Very Good to Near Fine ORIGINAL PRICED ($2.00) DUST JACKET. The DJ has minor wear to the extremities and very shallow chipping (affecting no lettering) to the spine tips. PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION BY THE AUTHOR in the year of publication: "To Tee (The Irish)/from one damn good writer to another/ Love/Yours/Erle." Underneath this, as was his custom, he has written out his name in full and dated it: "Erle Stanley Gardner/ August 1943." Tee Rose, a young writer from San Francisco, became a lifelong friend of ESG and she always received Gardner's latest book in the mail immediately upon its publication. We have in stock quite a few of his presentation copies to her dating from 1934 to the early 1960s. THE CASE OF THE DROWSY MOSQUITO is an apt title -- as the clue to the murder in this novel is the sound of a mosquito flying in lazy circles. . Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good to Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Lakin & Marley Rare Books]
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        THE MINISTRY OF FEAR

      London: William Heinemann Ltd., [1943]., 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?

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        TWO SERIOUS LADIES

      New York: Knopf, 1943.. Cloth. First edition of author's uncommon first book, selected as one of Robert Wilson's Post WWII Fifty. Usual slight darkening to the endsheets and edges, a bit of shelfwear at the lower edge, otherwise a very good or better copy in slightly tanned dust jacket with shallow chipping at the crown of the spine and one fore-tip, a short, closed edge tear, and some rubbing at the folds.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Le Petit Prince. Avec dessins de l'auteur. (The Little Prince). True first edition. Limited to only 260 copies signed by Saint-Exupery

      New York: Reynal & Hitchcock. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1943. First Limited Edition; First. Hardcover. The rarest (and the only true first) edition of the Prince. Number 119 of a scant war-time limited edition of only 260 copies printed in America from the author's original French manuscript. The first edition avoids the many mistranslations and loss of nuance in the English language translation of Katherine Woods (also published by Reynal in 1943 in an edition of 525). The 1943 American French language edition is the only edition taken from the original French manuscripts (both holographic & typewritten) and so can be the only editio princeps and inescapably the only first edition. The French language edition is also the more limited by the publisher (only 10 copies hors commerce; 250 numbered and signed copies). Even if the French & English language editions weren't printed simultaneously the French language edition is (and was most certainly intended by its author to be) the only first edition. Katherine Woods' bewilderingly inaccurate translation into English was dictated by the publisher and certainly unread by the author (who had a distain for English and who signed the limitation sheets before they were tipped in). One might (though Saint-Exupery certainly wouldn't) excuse her bowdlerized translation of the original French manuscript (e.g., rendering of "tippler" for what should have been translated as "drunkard," and substitution of "charming" for what should have rendered as "ravishing"), but not the grossly inaccurate translation of the author's French "ami" for the English "sheep": "Il était une fois un petit prince qui ___ avait besoin d'un ami" ("Once upon a time there was a little prince who ___had need of a friend") into "Once upon a time there was a little prince who ___had need of a sheep." Consider as well the mysterious (though less egregious) translation of "hanneton" (a beetle) as a "giddy goose" falling on the papers of the Businessman and her description of baobab trees as "large as castles" whereas the original French is (& is purposefully intended to be) "grands comme des églises." Chip to head of darkened spine jacket (see image). This is a clean unread copy brought to Ireland at publication and not revisited since: no ownership marks, no paper burns, no inserts, no labels, no restorations, no sophistications, no repairs, no additions, no alterations. Copyright 2014 William Chrisant, Virginia Book Shop, Inc.; Octavo; 93 pages; Signed by Author .

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        Puppies for Keeps

      New York: Macmillan Company,, 1943. Octavo. Brown cloth with titles in black front board and spine, with the dust jacket. Colour illustrations by the author throughout. An excellent copy in dust jacket with mild soiling to rear panel, toned spine, closed tear to lower front edge. First edition, first printing. Bookplate of Julia F. Carter to front pastedown. With a collection of 4 christmas cards/notes from the author to Julia F. Carter. Julia F. Carter, was the first full time children's librarian at the New York Public Library. Miss Carter was also the first national president of the Division of Library Work with Children and Young People of the American Library Association. A children's story about a family of Pekinese puppies.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE BLACKBIRDER

      New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, [1943]., 1943. First edition. Signed by the author. Bookplate of Adrian Homer Goldstone on front pastedown sheet. Fine in dust jacket with light professional restoration to head of spine. The old slave-traders were known as "blackbirders," and now in the second quarter of the 20th century, traffic in humans was going on again. One thousand dollars to get a refugee over the border and into New Mexico. One desperate girl finds her way to Santa Fe in order to escape--but what is pursuing her? Sharp copy.

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        Four Quartets

      NY:: Harcourt, Brace and Company,. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1943. Hardcover. Stated "first American edition." One of 788 copies that escaped the publisher's recall for poor printing quality. Corners bumped, light wear to board edges, age toning to endpapers, else very good in a very good (edge worn with several small chips, age darkened) first state ($2.00 price on front flap, lists nine titles on rear panel) dust jacket. ; 39 pages .

      [Bookseller: Grendel Books, ABAA/ILAB ]
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        BEYOND THE WALL OF SLEEP

      Sauk City: Arkham House, 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.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Near Fine.

      [Bookseller: Other Worlds Bookstore]
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        THE LADY IN THE LAKE

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1943 - First Printing, one of 6,000 copies. Octavo; lime green cloth, with titling and rule stamped in dark green on spine and front panel; dustjacket; 216pp, [2]. Gentle sunning to spine, with a hint of offset to front endpaper, else Fine. Dustjacket is price-clipped, gently spine-sunned, and without loss; a few short tears [apparently] professionally mended on verso, with with one long tear (and attendant creasing) extending from crown to center of rear panel similarly mended; minor, skillful touch-up along same at upper spine; just Very Good, though retaining significant shelf appeal. Chandler's fourth novel, basis for the 1947 film noir directed by Robert Montgomery, who played the role of Philip Marlowe alongside Audrey Totter and Lloyd Nolan. Bruccoli A4.1.a. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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        Collection of Chinese and Other Far Eastern Art Assembled by Yamanaka & Company, Inc. Now in Process of Liquidation Under the Supervision of the Alien Property Custodian of the United States of America

      New York: Yamanaka & Company, 1943. Complete and original, listing 1683 - items, profusely illustrated in B&W, 8 1/4" x 11", softcover, (two pieces of clear tape over spine extending into front cover holding some chipping and edge tear on spine in place, cover and spine wear, contents generally excellent with a little edge wear, no marks of any kind). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Jeff Irwin Books]
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        The Gremlins from the Walt Disney Production: A Royal Air Force Story

      New York: Random House, 1943. First Edition, 1st Printing. Paper Covered Boards. Near Fine/Very Good -. First Edition, 1st Printing. Paper Covered Boards. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Tight binding with sound hinges. Lightly toned pages with no writing, scribbles, or other significant flaws; just a few very light finger smudges. Bright fresh cover color. The bottom fore-edge corners are bumped, but have retained their color. Spine is in excellent shape with crisp lettering. The dust jacket is complete, but shows some edge wear and has a narrow chip at the base of the front panel that affects the word 'house' and a 1"x1.5" chip at the upper right corner of the rear panel. There is a faint owner's name in the 'G' on the front panel. This is the famous Dahl story about the troublesome little creatures that afflicted World War II aircraft; it was almost made into a full length cartoon movie by Walt Disney.

      [Bookseller: Read 'Em Again Books, ABAA]
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        Le Petit Prince. Avec dessins de l'auteur. (The Little Prince). True first edition. Limited to only 260 copies signed by Saint-Exupery

      New York: Reynal & Hitchcock. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1943. First Limited Edition; First. Hardcover. The rarest (and the only true first) edition of the Prince. Number 119 of a scant war-time limited edition of only 260 copies printed in America from the author's original French manuscript. The first edition avoids the many mistranslations and loss of nuance in the English language translation of Katherine Woods (also published by Reynal in 1943 in an edition of 525). The 1943 American French language edition is the only edition taken from the original French manuscripts (both holographic & typewritten) and so can be the only editio princeps and inescapably the only first edition. The French language edition is also the more limited by the publisher (only 10 copies hors commerce; 250 numbered and signed copies). Even if the French & English language editions weren't printed simultaneously the French language edition is (and was most certainly intended by its author to be) the only first edition. Katherine Woods' bewilderingly inaccurate translation into English was dictated by the publisher and certainly unread by the author (who had a distain for English and who signed the limitation sheets before they were tipped in). One might (though Saint-Exupery certainly wouldn't) excuse her bowdlerized translation of the original French manuscript (e.g., rendering of "tippler" for what should have been translated as "drunkard," and substitution of "charming" for what should have rendered as "ravishing"), but not the grossly inaccurate translation of the author's French "ami" for the English "sheep": "Il était une fois un petit prince qui ___ avait besoin d'un ami" ("Once upon a time there was a little prince who ___had need of a friend") into "Once upon a time there was a little prince who ___had need of a sheep." Consider as well the mysterious (though less egregious) translation of "hanneton" (a beetle) as a "giddy goose" falling on the papers of the Businessman and her description of baobab trees as "large as castles" whereas the original French is (& is purposefully intended to be) "grands comme des églises." Chip to head of darkened spine jacket (see image). This is a clean unread copy free of ownership marks, paper burns, inserts, labels, restorations, sophistications, additions or alterations. Copyright 2014 William Chrisant, Virginia Book Shop, Inc.; Octavo; 93 pages; Signed by Author .

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        A BOOK ON HACKLES FOR FLY DRESSING. Limited edition.

      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.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton P.B.F.A.]
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        TIME.

      (New York, Time Inc.), 1943-1945.. The weekly Newsmagazine. Pony Edition. Specially printed for Air Transport. Sammlung von 73 Heften. Farb. illustr. OBrosch. Je 32 SS. mit zahlr. Illustr. und Fotos.. Erste Ausgaben. - Die Hefte enthalten jeweils den vollständigen Inhalt der amerikanischen Originalausgaben, sind jedoch um die Hälfte verkleinert und ohne die Werbung. Das Magazin erschien in Halbjahresbänden zu je 26 Heften. - Vorhanden sind Vol. XLI No. 13-18, 20-22, 24 u. 26; Vol. XLII No. 1-3, 6-11, 13-14, 17-18, 20-22, 24 u. 26; Vol. XLIII No. 1, 3, 5, 9, 11-12, 14-15, 17-18, 20-21, 23-24; Vo. XLIV No. 7, 9-20, 22, 24-26; Vol. XLV No. 3-4, 10-11, 13-14, 19 u. 21; Vol. XLVI No. 3-7. - Meist senkrechte Knickfalte, sonst nur leichte Gebrauchsspuren. - Selten.

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        Gremlins, from the Walt Disney Production

      New York: Random House (1943). Pictorial boards with cloth spine, minor shelf wear and small chip from endpaper, else a clean, bright copy; matching dust jacket long mended tears and restoration at base of spine, presents very well. Dahl's first book, fabulous color and b&w artwork by the Disney Studios throughout.. First Edition. Very Good/Near Very Good. Illus. by Walt Disney Studio. 4to.

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        You must remember this! A Chair from Rick?s Café in ?Casablanca?

      An original bamboo and wicker chair from Rick's Café Américain in ?Casablanca,? the 1943 Academy Award winning classic motion picture set in Casablanca, French Morocco?s largest city, in World War II. Filming at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, California, began on May 25, 1942, and ended on August 3rd. Rushed into release after the Anglo-American invasion of French North Africa, November 8-16, 1942, its world premiere was held on November 26, 1942, in New York City.The bamboo framed chair measures 17.5? x 35? x 16? and is wicker wrapped. Faint handwritten production/inventory markings ?A 501-763? and ?BS 7632? are underneath the seat. The chair?s wicker seat had been replaced with a painted wood panel. In overall very good condition, with some missing and loose wicker, primarily to the back rest, some loose nails, and expected age wear. Originally purchased by collector Jonathan Weedman in 1982 when Omega Cinema Props auctioned off its Hollywood artifact inventory, the chair remained

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Die Funkpeilung der kurzen Welle - Ein Lehrbuch für Beobachtungs- und Peilfunker der Ordnungspolizei - nach Ausarbeitungen der Nachrichten-Erprobungs- und Abnahmestelle der Ordnungspolizei,

      . 1. Teil: Die Funkpeilung der kurzen Wellen im Nahbereich, Berlin, Abb Buchdruckerei, 1943, Halbleineneinband, 170 Seiten, mit Abbildungen der Geräte, darunter ein unter dem Mantel zu tragendes Peilgerät, Einbau im Fieseler Storch usw., GEHEIM, Einband stärker berieben, Gelenke geplatzt, Zustand 3 (N793).

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        Alcoholics Anonymous co-founder Bill W. will attend a meeting of the Los Angeles AA founded a few months earlier - "Your demonstration has shown that A.A. can spread over the face of the earth -- and will ..."

      Typed Letter Signed "Bill Wilson," 1.5p, 8.5" x 11", separate sheets. New York City, July 27, 1943. On letterhead of The Alcoholic Foundation / National Headquarters - Alcoholics Anonymous." To Forrrist V. Haley, D.D.S., Los Angeles. Fine Condition.In part, "Your letter of July 19th inviting Lois and me to Los Angeles is something for which we are very grateful, deeply appreciative. Yes, we shall come, barring transportation difficulties or a major calamity. In a general way, we hope to leave here early in October, stopping a day or two at Denver. as Lois and I have never had a vacation together since A.S. started, we may detour for a few days through the Yellowstone -- of course at our own expense. Then to San Francisco and south to you ... About expenses, I would prefer to have The Foundation take care to that but it simply can't. Nor can we. Usually groups we visit, after a look at the schedule, decide for themselves what they want to do. I often insist that ne

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        Musashino Fubutsu - Shashinshu (First Edition)

      Osaka: Seibundo, 1943. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. This is a first edition, first printing of Musashino Fubutsu - Shashinshu (Views of Musashino) published by Seibundo, Osaka in 1943. Released during World War II, the photographs in the book portray life in the Musashino countryside including insights into its village life, culture and temples. This was the last book published by Shinzo Fukuhara who died in 1949. In addition to his photography, the book also contains photographs by other members of Nihon Sahshin Kai group including Hachiemon Kawai, Shiro Sawabe and Minoru Minami. The book is edited by Shinzo Fukuhara with an introduction by Yanagida Kunio. Measuring approximately 10.5 x 7.5 inches, the book is bound in white cloth covered boards with Japanese titles stamped onto the spine. The book was issued with a dust jacket and is housed in cardboard slipcase with Japanese titles stamped on the front and spine. The slipcase is in Near Fine condition with minor wear and discoloration to the spine. The book is in Near Fine condition with a discoloration to the spine and foxing to the front and rear endpapers. Overall, this is an exceptional copy of a very rare photobook that is highly sought after by collectors because it is one of the few examples of village life in Japan during World War II and also contains the last know works of Shinzo Fukuhara.

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        Rare Signed Autobiography of Frank Lloyd Wright

      n.p., n.d. Book Signed ?Frank Lloyd Wright? on the title page of ?Frank Lloyd Wright / An Autobiography?, 561p, 8.5? x 8.75?. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1943. Red cloth with silver stamped titles on cover and spine. Third printing. Hinge preceding title page shaken. Lacking the dust jacket. Very Good condition. Five books in one volume: ?Family,? ?Fellowship,? ?Work,? ?Freedom,? and ?Form.?

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        Vintage Signed Roddy McDowall Photograph with Lassie

      Photograph Signed ?Sincerely / Roddy McDowall + / ?Lassie?.? Sepiatone, 7? x 9.5? (visible). Matted and framed to 11.25? x 13.75?. In apparent fine condition.Superb vintage publicity photograph of Roddy McDowall and Lassie from 1943?s ?Lassie Come Home,? signed by the then teenage actor. One of the film?s other stars was 11 year old Elizabeth Taylor. Both McDowall and Taylor were born in London. Their meeting began a life-long friendship.

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        Und sie bewegt sich doch. Freie Deutsche Dichtung. Vorwort: Oskar Kokoschka. Heft 1. u. 2 in 1 Bd. (Alles Erschienene). London, Verlag Freie Deutsche Jugend 1943. 4to. 64 S. Orig.-Brs. mit Photomontage von John Heartfield.

      . . Die berühmte Fotomontage von John Heartfield auf dem Umschlag zeigt Hitler als Affen mit Stahlhelm auf der Weltkugel hockend. Mit Gedichten von Rolf Anders, Max Hermann-Neisse, Berthold Brecht, Wieland Herzfelde, Johannes R. Becher, Klara Blum u.a. Deutsche Stimmen aus Grossbritannien, Amerika und der Sowjetunion. Außergewöhnlich gut erhaltenes Exemplar. - Sternfeld-Tiedemann 389. -

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        Und sie bewegt sich doch!

      . Freie deutsche Dichtung. Vorwort: Oskar Kokoschka. Umschlag: John Heartfield. 1.-2. Heft. London: Freie Deutsche Jugend / Free German Youth 1943. 64 pp. Dustjacket weakly browning and a little loose in lower spine. * With photomontage on frontcover by J. Heartfield.<br>Heft 1: Deutsche Stimmen aus Grossbritannien: Rolf Anders. Max Hermann-Neisse. Werner Ilberg. Freimut Schwarz. Deutsche Stimmen aus Amerika: Bertolt Brecht. Wieland Herzfelde. Hans Marchwitza. Deutsche Stimmen aus der Sowjetunion: Johannes R. Becher. Klara Blum. Erich Weinert.<br>Heft 2: Gedichte von Max Zimmering..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Medical Supply Services School Book, 4 Volumes: Vol. 1. and 2.: X-Ray (Sections I to LXXIV). - Vol. 3.: Medical Equiptment, General. - Vol. 4.: Optical (Sections I to XVII). SELTEN!! This publication has not been officially approved by the War Department. It has been prepared and is issued for instructional purpose only.

      o.O. : o.Verl., 1943.. 4 Volumes!! , insgesamt ca. 2500 S., mit zahlr. Abb. 4°, Hefter/Folders. 4 Volumes Vier Hefter mit umfangreichen Anleitungen zur Handhabung medizinischer Gerätschaften. Es handelt sich um eine interne Drucksache der U.S. Army aus der Zeit des 2. Weltkrieges, welche nicht zum freien Verkauf bestimmt war. Ausgesonderte Bibliotheksexemplare, mit entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen. Außen berieben, innen sauber. Guter Zustand! // Folders including lots of documents with technical-medical instructions from the U.S. Army, from the 1940s. Illustrated. Formerly from library-collection, with stamps and signatures. Cover with signature label. Folders ouside with shelf wear, pages clean. Good condition! jqx

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        "Limburg/Lahn". Blick über die Dächer auf den Dom.

      . Radierung und Aquatinta, auf Rives-Bütten, nach einer Zeichnung von Klaus Panzner (geb. 1943), signiert und betitelt. 33,5:28,2 cm. Als "epr(euve) d'art(iste). I" bezeichnet.. Die Malerin und Graphikerin Olvido Solar absolvierte ihre malerische Ausbildung sowie eine Ausbildung als Restauratorin und Kunstpädagogin seit 1961 in Valencia und anschließend, durch ein zweijähriges Stipendium ermöglicht, in Stuttgart bei R. Straub. 1968/1969 Aufenthalt in Florenz, wo sie als Restauratorin an der internationalen Bibliothek arbeitete. 1975-1986 Umzug nach Limburg und Ateliergemeinschaft (mit Galerie und Verlag) mit ihrem Ehemann, dem Maler Klaus Panzner. Nach der Scheidung 1998 zog sie nach Erbach/Alb-Donau-Kreis, wo sie auch als Dozentin an der VH-Ulm arbeitete.

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        Mathematical Tables and Other Aids to Computation [ MTAC ]

      Washington, D. C.: The National research Council, 1943. First Edition. Wraps. Near Fine. First Edition. We offer a nearly complete run of this important early computer serial: Numbers 1, 2, 5-59, 66-70, each in the original wrappers as published. Small quarto and octavo sizes, approx 12 inches shelf space. Occasional minor soiling. From the library of Frank M. Verzuh, with his name on some covers. Wraps. MTAC is the first period journal devoted entirely to the literature of computation. The journal had a very small subscription base in the early years. Through 1946, it&#39;s subscription list was less than 350 readers. Many were discarded as computing advanced at a rapid pace. As of this writing, Worldcat shows less than 80 institutions with even partial runs. The first volume contains lists and descriptions of printed tables, where they were published, as well as new errors discovered in the published sources. These errors, introduced by humans whose job description were "computers", continued to appear until mechanical computers significantly reduced and eventually eliminated them. Large businesses, military and financial operations used these tables to save time - so error notices were important. Later issues particularly in Volume 2 of this serial) contained interesting and groundbreaking material related to the development of computers as we know them today. Professor FM Verzuh attended the Moore School lectures and was a participant in early computering at MIT. The fact that this serial was still present on his shelf at his retirement is an indication of it&#39;s importance. Scarce in the marketplace. See Origins of Cyberspace 777 for a detailed description and history of the serial, which was published in a total of 14 volumes until a title change in 1960. Important articles included in this run include Origins of Cyberspace 577, 579, 1077, and 1078. "MTAC remains the primary periodical source of information on the electromechanical and electronic digital computers designed and built during the late 1940s and early 1950s, as well as on the scientific uses of punched-card machines, mechanical desk calculators, etc" It also served as a journal of record for the newly formed Association of Computing Machinery until the founding of their own journal in January 1954.

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        War Dated Photograph of President Franklin D. Roosevelt accepting a six-foot model troop-carrying Liberty ship at the White House, the S.S. John Bidwell, Calship No. 109, boldly signed by the President

      Photograph Signed, ?Franklin D. Roosevelt, ? taken by Harry & Ewing January 4, 1943, image size 14? x 10?, beautifully matted and framed to a finished size of 21? x 18?. Signed beneath image in white area, providing excellent contrast to this dark, bold presidential signature.Franklin Delano Roosevelt proved to be a steadfast leader throughout the country?s involvement in World War II. Following the events of Pearl Harbor and the United States? subsequent declaration of war, Roosevelt enacted policies that immediately mobilized the nation. One such policy was The Emergency Shipbuilding Program which was enacted in late 1940. The program was an effort on behalf of the US government to quickly and efficiently produce simple cargo ships that would be capable of shipping both troops and supply materials to foreign theaters during the war. The program was run by the US Maritime Commission which immediately set to work constructing new shipyards. The program would grow in size throughout the cou

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        The Fountainhead

      Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1943. First Edition. 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&#39;s finest and most influential novel, basis for the 1949 King Vidor film starring Gary Cooper and Patrician Neal.

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        Les treize formes d'un roman. 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 2 pages et demie in-4 publiée dans le numéro du 26 Mai 1943 du Journal des Débats. Manuscrit complet à l'écriture très dense, comportant de nombreuses ratures, corrections et ajouts. On joint le tapuscrit complet. Chaque chapitre du roman de Roland Cailleux, Saint-Genès ou la vie brève, présente une forme narrative différente. C'est l'occasion pour Blanchot de revenir sur l'intérêt de cette audace littéraire initiée quelques années plus tôt par Joyce : « Le roman s'est montré là avec toutes ses chances, il s'est métamorphosé dans tout ce qu'il pouvait être. 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 coeur 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 oeuvre 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]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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