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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.

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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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 Withdrawn from the Louis Armstrong Foundation library, with their withdrawal stamps on endpapers.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.

      [Bookseller: Auger Down Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Patrick McGahern Books, Inc. (ABAC)]
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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]

      [Bookseller: George Bayntun ABA ILAB]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi]
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        The Fountainhead

      Indianapolis, New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1943 - Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "To Ruth Alexander - cordially - Ayn Rand. May 9, 1945." Alexander was a popular conservative columnist for Hearst and an early supporter of Rand's writing and political organizing (cf. Burns, Goddess of the Market, pp. 70-1). Alexander "became Rand's lifelong friend and once called her (undoubtedly to her delight) 'America's Joan of Arc'" (Heller, Ayn Rand, p. 133). A choice, early inscription on Rand's breakthrough novel Third printing. 8vo. [ii], 753, [1] pp. Publisher's red cloth, lettered on cover and spine in gilt. Slight sunning to spine and trifling wear to spine ends and tips, else near fine. In a custom maroon cloth clamshell box with leather spine label. Perinn A3a; Vinson, 1139 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Verlag und Antiquariat Frank Albrecht]
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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]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Llibres del Mirall]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Alcaná Libros]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Robinson Street Books, IOBA]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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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

      [Bookseller: Livres Anciens Lucas Philippe]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        "Maria Rain mit Koschuta", 1980.

      . Öl auf Lwd., 52 x 54,5 cm, signiert u. datiert.. (Mag. Herbert Brunner, Jahrgang 1943, viele Jahre als Kunstpädagoge am Gymnasium in Viktring tätig)

      [Bookseller: Galerie Magnet]
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        Hans le marin [with] Un scandale au XVIIIe siècle [with] La femme et le pantin [with] Le manchot. Eaux-fortes originales de Paul-Louis Guilbert

      Inter Nos 1943-1945, Paris - A COMPLETE SET--PERHAPS UNIQUE--OF THE FOUR BOOKS PUBLISHED BY "INTER NOS" IN PARIS DURING WORLD WAR TWO, THE FIRST TWO OF WHICH WERE ISSUED DURING THE OCCUPATION. The first three are EXTREMELY RARE because of the tiny edition sizes (by the time the fourth was published, the Germans had surrendered, so a somewhat larger edition could be printed). While many livres d'artiste were printed in France under the Occupation, they were subject to Nazi censorship, and thus limited themselves to uncontroversial subject-matter. "INTER NOS", as the name implies ("among us", in Latin), was the only organization (in fact a small group of friends) that published clandestine livres d'artiste, with texts and illustrations depicting graphic sex and sadistic violence. *****(1) Edouard Peisson, "Hans le marin" (1943), with 22 origlnal etchings by Paul-Louis Guilbert. EDITION LIMITED TO 17 COPIES PRINTED ON FINE WOVE PAPER, OF WHICH THIS IS ONE OF ONLY FIVE "EXEMPLAIRES DE COLLABORATEURS" ("collaborators" in a positive sense, we must assume). THIS COPY WAS SPECIALLY PRINTED FOR EDOUARD PEISSON, THE AUTHOR. This copy includes a second suite of the 22 etchings in first (remarque) state, as well as a suite of the three "planches refusées". One of the subversive remarques features a small portrait of a German officer complacently smoking a cigarette, with the etched text, "26 MARS 1943 / 1.005e jour / DE L'OCCUPATION_". Folio. Loose as issued in original wraps, housed in a custom clamshell box. FINE AND BRIGHT. ******(2) Frédéric Boutet, "Un scandale au XVIIIe siècle" (1943), with 20 original etchings by Guilbert. EDITION LIMITED TO 17 COPIES PRINTED ON FINE WOVE PAPER, OF WHICH THIS IS ONE OF FIVE COPIES WITH A REMARQUE SUITE OF THE ETCHINGS AND TWO SIGNED ORIGINAL DRAWINGS. This copy additionally has two etchings justified "épreuve unique", a working proof of one of the etchings, two additional drawings, the "planche refusée", two signed letters from Guilbert, and a signed original drawing opposite the half-title. This book and the following one have an extremely unusual feature: many of the etchings in the suites are actually other versions of the etchings in the book, rather than merely other states (in other words, they were not printed from the same plate). In some cases, the etchings used in the book are "decent" and the etchings in the suites are most certainly not. Folio. Loose as issued in original wraps. Board chemise and slipcase. FINE AND BRIGHT. ONE COPY IN WORLDCAT (BN). *****(3) Pierre Louÿs, "La femme et le pantin" (1945: completed April 25, two weeks before VE Day), with 41 original etchings by Guilbert. EDITION LIMITED TO 30 COPIES PRINTED ON FINE BFK RIVES WOVE PAPER, OF WHICH THIS IS ONE OF 13 WITH THREE SUITES OF THE ETCHINGS AND TWO ORIGINAL DRAWINGS. This copy additionally has four drawings (in addition to the two announced in the justification); two additional proofs of etchings (including one signed and annotated "épreuve unique"); twelve pages of typographical proofs (including two with etchings); a proof of the title-page with an original drawing; and two additional proofs of the spine label. 4to. Loose as issued in original wraps. FINE AND BRIGHT, in the slightly worn original chemise and slipcase. NO COPIES IN WORLDCAT. EVEN THE BIBLIOTHEQUE NATIONALE DOESN'T HAVE THIS ONE. *****(4) Charles-Théophile Féret, "Le manchot" (1945), with 21 original aquatints by Guilbert. Edition limited to 66 numbered copies beautifully printed on fine Arches wove paper, of which this is ONE OF TEN WITH AN ORIGINAL SIGNED GOUACHE PAINTING IN FULL COLOR. In this copy, the gouache is the preliminary design for the aquatint on p. 37. 4to. Loose as issued in original wraps, board chemise, and slipcase. A bit of light foxing, else FINE AND BRIGHT. Very rare. ******** COMPLETE SETS LIKE THIS ONE ARE OF THE GREATEST RARITY: EVEN THE INDIVIDUAL BOOKS ARE EXTREMELY RARE, AND I HAVE FOUND NO REFERENCE TO THE EXISTENCE OF ANY OTHER COMPLETE SET. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cole & Contreras / Sylvan Cole Gallery]
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        L'armee francaise par Lucien Rousselot. 2 Bände

      . Ein außergewöhnliches Werk, auf das Uniformliebhaber lange gewartet haben: Die vollständige Ausgabe der Uniformtafeln des berühmten Militärmalers Lucien Rousselot, die eine unentbehrliche Quelle für die Napoleonische Epoche darstellen. Rousselot, der offizieller Maler des französischen Heeres war, schuf diese 106 Tafeln zur Napoleonischen Zeit zwischen 1943 und 1971, wobei er sich auf seine gewissenhaften Recherchen in den Militärarchiven stützen konnte. Etwa 68 Zeichnungen sind dem Ersten Kaiserreich gewidmet, die übrigen befassen sich mit dem Ancien Regime, der Zeit der Restauration und dem Zweiten Kaiserreich. Diese Ausgabe hält sich getreu an das Original, nicht nur was die ursprüngliche Farbgebung anbelangt, sondern sie gibt auch Rousselots Texte genau wieder. Diese beiden Bände kommen in einem schmucken Schuber, der zweifelsohne einen Ehrenplatz in manch einer Bibliothek einnehmen wird. Festeinband. 2 Bände im Schuber. Französischer Text, 106 doppelseitige Farbtafeln, Großformat. 450 Seiten. Obere Buchecken leicht gestaucht, ansonsten sehr gut erhalten..

      [Bookseller: Preußisches Bücherkabinett]
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        Mann und Maus im Tessin. Mit sechs Zeichnungen des Verfassers.

      Olten, Ver. Oltner Bücherfreunde, 1943. Quer-8°, 19 (6) S., 6 Abb. (davon 4 ganzseitig), 1 ganzs. Orig.-Tuschzeichnung, OHPgt. in Schmuckschuber., Schuber minimst lichtrandig, sonst praktisch verlagsfrisch. Preis in CHF: 950. Ex. Nr. 15/125 auf italienischem Bütten und im Impressum signiert (bei einer Gesamtauflage von 250 Ex.). In vorliegendem Ex. beigebunden eine signierte Orig.-Tuschzeichnung von G. Böhmer. Sehr selten!

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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        Mann und Maus im Tessin.

      (Olten, Vereinigung Oltner Bücherfreunde 1943).. Quer-8°. 19 S., 3 Bll. Mit 6 Abb., davon 4 ganzseitig sowie 1 ganzs. Orig.-Tuschzeichnung. Orig.-Halbpergamentbd., in Schuber (Schuber mit Lichtrand und kleinem Fleck)., fester Einband. Eines von 125 Ex. (Nr. 35) auf italienischem Bütten (Ges.aufl. 250 Ex.), im Impressum vom Künstler signiert. - Mit einer miteingebundenen, signierten Orig.-Tuschzeichnung von G. Böhmer. Bankverbindung in Deutschland vorhanden.

      [Bookseller: Buch + Kunst + hommagerie Sabine Koitka]
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        The Fountainhead

      Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1943.. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1943. First edition, first issue with first edition stated on the copyright page of the author's first major Objectivist novel, as well as her first best-seller. Octavo, original red cloth. Fine in a in a near fine first issue dust jacket with some light fading to the spine and small chip to the crown fold. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Rare, especially without the usual restoration that is encountered with this dust jacket. Although Rand was a previously published novelist and had a successful Broadway play, she faced difficulty in finding a publisher she thought right for The Fountainhead. She let Macmillian Publishing go when they rejected her demand for better publicity (Branden, 1986), and when her agent criticized the novel, she fired him and handled submissions herself (Burns, 2009). After sifting through eleven more publishers, Rand finally released The Fountainhead with Bobbs-Merrill Company in 1943. The reception was instant, and The Fountainhead became a bestseller in two years. The protagonist, Howard Roark, whose character was thought to be inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright, is a young architect fighting against convention. Cited by numerous architects as an inspiration, Ayn Rand said the theme of the book was "individualism versus collectivism, not within politics but within a man's soul." Rand chose architecture as the analogy of her heady themes because of the context of the ascent of modern architecture. It provided an appropriate mode to make relevant her beliefs that the individual is of supreme value, the "fountainhead" of creativity, and that selfishness, properly understood as ethical egoism, is a virtue. Some critics consider The Fountainhead to be Rand's best novel (Merill, 1991). Indeed, philosopher Mark Kingwell described it as "Rand's best work" (Kingwell, 2006).

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        Sunset House: More Perfume from Provence

      Edinburgh and London - William Blackwood and Sons, 1943. Edinburgh and London - William Blackwood and Sons, 1943 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Lady Fortescue's popular account of the renovation ofher Provencal cottage and garden -the sequel to 'Perfume from Provence' - in a fine binding. The fifth impression. Featuring a frontispiece by Ernest H. Shepard. With a bookbinder's stamp for Hatchards, Picadilly, to the verso of the front free-endpaper. Condition: In a half crushed morocco binding. Externally, just a little shelfwear, with slight fading to spine. Internally, firmly bound. Brightand generally clean, with lightspots justto first and last few pages and fore-edge. Overall: NEAR FINE..

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        Beatrix Potter Collection

      45 - London and New York -F. Warne and Co. Ltd., 1943. 45 - London and New York -F. Warne and Co. Ltd., 1943 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A charmingly illustrated collection of children's work fromrenowned author, Beatrix Potter. Collection includes The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin 1943, dated via printing code381. 843. The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse1944, dated via printing code 63. 1244. LastlyThe Tale of Two Bad Mice 1945, dated via printing code 130. 645. Each volume is beautifully illustrated in colour throughout, with coloured motifs to their front boards. Potters artistic and literary interests were deeply influenced by fairies, fairy tales and fantasy. She was a student of the classic fairy tales of Western Europe. As well as stories from the Old Testament, John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress and Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin, she grew up with Aesops Fables, the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen, Charles Kingsley's The Water Babies, the folk tales and mythology of Scotland, the German Romantics, Shakespeare, and the romances of Sir Walter Scott. Potters books continue to sell throughout the world, in multiple languages. Her stories have been retold in song, film, ballet and animation. Condition: All volumes are in their original pictorial paper covered bindings. Externally, all bindings are generally smart, with only some minor shelfwear. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound, bright throughout and generally clean, aside from the odd handling mark. Two volumes haveinkinscriptions to theendpapers, one which isdated 1947. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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        The White Goose

      New York: Oxford University Press, 1943. New York: Oxford University Press, 1943. First Edition. Signed by the author "greetings! Tasha Tudor" on the title page. Fine in a fine jacket with just a touch of wear. This is the nicest copy we have handled or seen.She received many awards and honors, including Caldecott Honors for Mother Goose in 1945 and 1 is One in 1957. She received the Regina Medal in 1971 for her contributions to children's literature. Tudor also illustrated for beloved children's novels, such as The Secret Garden and The Nightmare Before Christmas. The White Goose contributed to her reception of these awards.

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        Den afrikanske Farm.

      . 9. oplag. Kbhvn. 1943. 383 s. Indbundet med originalt foromslag i privat halvlaeder sign. Carl Lund. * Signeret pa smudstitelblad "Karen Blixen Finecke" samt med hilsen "Til Lilly fra Clara [Svendsen] med hjertelig Lykönskning 7/4 1945". Cand.mag Clara [Selborn] Svendsen var sekretaer for Karen Blixen 1945 - 1962 og regnes for den, der har kendt mest til forfatterindes liv og arbejde de sidste 20 ar af hendes liv..

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        BEYOND THE WALL OF SLEEP ... Collected by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei

      Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1943. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House,. 1943. original black cloth, spine panel stamped in gold.. Armorial bookplate of William Robards Wetmore affixed to front paste-. down. Lower corner tips lightly bumped, endpapers and page edges. tanned, a very good copy with fairly bright gold stamping on spine. panel in good dust jacket with shelf wear at edges, shallow chips. from spine ends, several closed tears along folds, horizontal closed. tear at center of spine panel with internal tape mend, and tanned. spine and rear panels. The front panel is bright and attractive.. (#150058). First edition. The second omnibus collection of Lovecraft's tales and other material. The fourth book issued by Arkham House. 1217 copies printed (the earlier companion volume, THE OUTSIDER AND OTHERS [1939], had a larger print run). Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1041. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-158. See Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-132. Joshi I-A-17.

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        The Fountainhead

      Bobbs Merrill, New York, New York, U.S.A. 1943 - Very good or better in a very good or better unclipped dust jacket. Top edge dusty, bottom edge with a one inch stain near the spine, corners slightly bumped and spine ends pushed just a bit. One line of ink printing ("Justification of Hearst 656) on front endpaper. Jacket spine faded but still completely legible, rubbing and wear to extremities, but with no tears. Second issue, with maroon boards, author photo on the rear panel with three reviews. No additional printings stated, and all other textual first edition points present. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Initiation amoureuse. Avec des illustrations originales par une artiste celebre.

      Buenos-Ayres, Pour les amis de l'artiste, 1943 [d.i. Paris, Georges Guillot, um 1950].. Gr.8°. 118 S. mit 25 handaquarellierten Original-Radierungen, davon 15 im Text und 10 ganzseitig auf Tafeln. Lose, unbeschnittene Büttenlagen im Orig.-Umschlag mit Fronttitel. Mit kart. Decke im kart. Schuber.. Original-Ausgabe. Eins von 200 numerierten Exemplaren auf Marais Bütten, "strictement privee, et reservee par souscription aux amis de l'artiste." Dieses hervorragende Werk ist wohl die erotischste Arbeit der Ballivet. So eindeutig und freizügig die Darstellungen sind, sie sind immer voll Charme und Gefühl, also im besten und eigentlichen Sinne reizvoll. Schuber etwas berieben und bestossen. Schuber und Decke priv. mit Goldfarbe überzogen. Innen vereinzelt minimal fingerfleckig. Insgesamt gutes Exemplar der seltenen Ausgabe. Dutel 1751. Kalte Blick 224ff.; Kearney 917 (gibt nur 24 Illustr. an ebenso wie Drouot); Drouot, Imp. Biblio. 109; Simonson 219; Hobart & Maclean 406ff.; nicht bei Pia. ------------------------ [Ballivet, Suzanne.] Initiation amoureuse. Avec des illustrations originales d' une artiste celebre. Buenos-Ayres, Pour les amis de l'artiste, 1943 [i.e. Paris, Georges Guillot, about 1950]. Large 8vo. 118 pp. Illustrated with 25 original etchings, 15 of them are printed in the text and ten of them on plates. Coloured by hand. Loose quires as issued in the original wrapper with fronttitel. With boards and slip case (a bit rubbed). One of 200 numbered copies on uncut handmade paper for the friends of the artist. This outstanding book is among the works of Ballivet probably the most erotic. Though the illustrations are always very explicit they always have charme and feeling. In this original edition a rare item. Paper of slip case and boards colored in gold and partly a bit wavy. Sporadically a few light fingerstains. Otherwise a very nice copy. Dutel 1751. -------------------------- [Ballivet, Suzanne.] Initiation amoureuse. Avec des illustrations originales d' une artiste celebre. Buenos-Ayres, Pour les amis de l'artiste, 1943 [i.e. Paris, Georges Guillot, vers 1950]. Grand in-8°. 118 pp. avec 25 eaux-fortes coloriees a la main, dont 15 in-texte et 10 sur planches. Couverture imprime a noir, chemise et etui (chemise et etui sont colories apres en coleur or). Un des 200 exemplaires numerotes sur verge Annam, " strictement prive, et reserve par souscription aux amis de l'artiste " . Cet ouvrage celebre est sans doute l'oeuvre la plus erotique de Suzanne Ballivet. Bien que les illustrations soient d'un caractere tres libre, elles ont toujours plein de charme et de sensibilite. Chemise et etui un peu frottee. Qls epars taches de doigts legeres. Bel exemplaire. Dutel 1751; Kearney 917 (seulement avec 24 illustrations, autant que Drouot); Drouot, Imp. Biblio. 109; Simonson 219; Hobart & Maclean 406 ; non cite par Pia.

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        Mit Livs Eventyr.

      . Kbhvn. 1943. Illustr. med farveplancher af Niels Larsen Stevns. Folio. 345 s. Oplag 1000 numr. ekspl. Indbundet ubeskaret med de orig. omslag og guldsnit og laederfals i helskind af mörk auberginefarvet oaseged pa aegte bind, med stregdekorationer i guld- og blindtryk. Bindet sign. Agnete With. Indlagt i foret kassette med skindforstaerkninger..

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        WORLD AFFAIRS MANUAL [COMPLETE WITH 4 SUPPLEMENTS] A Chronology of Outstanding Events from March 1938 to End of December 1942

      World Affairs, Toronto 1943 - Covers and pages a bit browned. Very few neat, marginal markings ; A very rare set of five booklets (volume 1 and 4 supplements) containing a detailed daily chronology from 1938 to 1947; 8vo; 65, 92, 100, 120, 84 pages [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Come in and Other Poems

      New York: Henry Holt, 1943. New York: Henry Holt, 1943. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. John O'Hara Cosgrave II. John O'Hara Cosgrave II. First Edition. Hardcover. Light wear at edges, jacekt spine browned, slight chipping to jacket edges, very light spine roll. Inscribed by Frost and dated 1944 on the front endpaper. A nice selection of some of Frost's finest verse, attractively illustrated. Size: Octavo (8vo). Illustrator: John O'Hara Cosgrave II. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Signed by Author. Inventory No: 044345.

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        Anthologie poethique.

      . Paris: Pierre Tremois 1943. With handcoloured illustrations by Andre Lhote, Touchagues, Marie Laurencin, Dignimont, Yves Baryer, Jean Cocteau, Pierre Devaux, Cheriane, E. Goerg, Andre Planson, Hermine David, Andre Derain. 4to. 157 pp. Orig. red wrappers protected by glassine. * Limited to 999 copies, of which this no. 270..

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      I-II. Ett bidrag till dess industri- och personhistoria. Stockholm 1943-46. 413,[1] + [2 blanka],419,[1] sidor. Illustrerade med svart-vita fotografier, faksimil av äldre dokument, två utvikbara kartor & 6 utvikbara släktträd. Två halvfranskt band med marmorerat pärmpapper, bägge främre häftesomslag medbundna, 4 upphöjda bind samt trevliga ryggdekorationer. [30x22,5 cm]. Del I främre pärmpapper och övre högra pärmkant med märken av nötning. Tre av de utvikbara planscherna har några små revor som förstärkts med japanpapper och extra vikningar. Ett trevligt exemplar.. Tryckt i 450 exemplar, varav 50 numrerade. Släktträden i första delen över släkterna Zynth, Sternelius-Stridsberg, Polasck-Clason, Mört, Kramm resp. Hasselhuhn

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        Le Petit Prince

      Reynal & Hitchcock, 1943. Reynal & Hitchcock, 1943. Hardcover. Very Good. Saint-Exupery, Antoine de. New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1943. First trade edition, following the limited issue of 260 signed copies. Hardcover. 93 pp. Very good, in a very good unclipped jacket. Brief inscription in French at top of half-title page, else about fine. Jacket toned at spine and edges, with shallow chipping at the spine ends. A very pleasing copy of one of the most cherished books in any language.

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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 - First edition, first printing. Octavo, 28*21cm, 234p. Missing front and back cover, otherwise a clean and complete copy with small tears to the first and last few pages. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Wir fangen an. Fibel. Bilder von Karl Kostial.

      Berlin, Deutscher Schulverlag, 1943.. 94 S. OHLwd.. 3. Aufl. Vgl. Thiele, Der Beitrag der Fibeln des Dritten Reiches ... (Dissertation Oldenburg 2005): Fibel 104. - Leicht berieben, St. a. V., tlw. leicht stockfleckig, leichte Gbrsp.

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        Le Musée Grévin

      Imprimerie spéciale des éditions de Minuit, sans lieu 1943 - août-septembre 1943, tract plié de 3 feuillets (6 pages), 27,5 X 21 cm. L’histoire de l’édition de ce poème est très compliquée, la véritable édition originale aurait été fabriquée clandestinement à Saint-Flour chez un imprimeur résistant, voici ce que l’on sait de ce tout premier tirage : commencé en juin 1943, « Le Musée Grévin » fut achevé dans la Drôme puis publié en août 1943. Georges Sadoul se souvient des circonstances de cette sortie : « Quand notre “technique” nous parla d’une imprimerie clandestine possible, Aragon, parcourant Montchat, chercha durant de longues heures un titre de maison d’édition, pour s’arrêter à “la Bibliothèque française”. Une des premières brochures qui porta le nom de cette firme fut “Le Musée Grévin” publié sous une couverture de papier peint jaune et blanc, par un imprimeur de Saint-Flour “contacté” par Paul Éluard et Ternet. Ce livre signé François la Colère fut bientôt après réédité par les éditions de Minuit dont nous diffusions en zone Sud les publications. ». Entre l’édition Bibliothèque française, un véritable serpent de mer, et celle de Minuit en volume, le poème fut imprimé sous forme d’un tract dépliant de six pages avec un achevé d’imprimé d’août-septembre 1943, quand la plaquette des éditions de Minuit (26 pages), d’un format beaucoup plus réduit, porte un achevé d’imprimer du 6 octobre 1943, ce dernier tirage (octobre 43) est presque toujours donné à tort comme l’édition originale. C’est dans Le musée Grévin qu’apparaît pour la première fois dans la littérature clandestine de l’occupation le nom d’Auschwitz (voir scan 2) Nous proposons le tract de juillet-août, de la plus insigne rareté car destiné à circuler puis à être détruit. En excellent état, excepté une déchirure marginale sans perte et n’affectant pas le texte.

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        A Caça no Império Português

      - Editorial " O Primeiro de Janeiro", Porto, 1943. 2 vols. 31,5cm.Ilust. Enc. Obra ilustrada com centenas de fotogravuras a negro e a cores, ao longo do texto e em folhas à parte. Trata-se de uma das mais importantes obras da bibliografia cinegética portuguesa e das antigas colónias africanas. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The City Of God, A Rhapsody (Signed)

      London: O.T.O, 1943. London: O.T.O, 1943. #71 of 200 Hand numbered copies. Boldly signed, with a fine example of Crowley's later, phallic signature. Oversized wraps show some wear, as always. Internally Fine. From the collection of Peter Brook (Crowley was technical advisor to Brook's first play, the production of Marlowe's "Doctor Faustus" at the Torch Theatre in London, 1942), with Peter's brother Alexis Brook's ownership stamp on flyleaf. " ...I expressed the soul of Moscow in a poem 'The City of God'...a 'hashish dream come true'. Every object of sense, from the...architecture of the city, to the art, ...the people, stings one to the soul, each an essential element of the supreme sacrament. At the same time, the reality of all these things, using the word in its grossest sense, consummates the marriage of the original antinomies which exist in one's mind between the ideal and the actual." (Yorke 44). . First Edition/Signed/HandNumbered. Wraps, Bound with String Tie. Near Fine in Wraps. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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        Enveloppes. 20 lithographies originales de R.Auberjonois.

      . Lausanne, Andre Gonin 1943. 28 : 19,8 cm. 124,(8) S. mit 20 ganzseit. Orig.-Lithographien. Orig.-Umschlag in HPergament-Chemise u. Schuber.. Eines von 194 nummerierten Exemplaren auf Velin a la forme (GA 219 + XX Ex.). - Druckvermerk vom Künstler, Autor und Verleger signiert. - Dieses Ex. mit zusätzlicher SUITE von 10 Lithographien (1 auf Japan, 1 auf China u. 8 auf Velin). - Schuber mit minimalen Gebrauchsspuren, sonst sehr schönes Exemplar.

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