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        The Big Rock Candy Mountain

      Duell, Sloan and Pearce 1943 - Duell, Sloan and Pearce: New York, 1943. Second printing. SIGNED by the author on the fly title page. Book very good, very slightly shelf-cocked, slight shelfwear at corners and spine ends, slight discoloration on endpapers and top edge of book and pages. DJ very good, slight fading and small rubbing spot on spine, some chipping at corners and spine ends, three small tears at top of back, two nicks at top of front, tiny piece missing at middle of edge between back flap and back cover. DJ price reads "$3.00." Enclosed is a newspaper clipping advertising teh author's appearance where this copy was signed. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Iliad of Homer in the English Verse Translation by Alexander Pope Illustrated with the classical designs by John Flaxman

      New York: Heritage Press, [1943]. Small folio, xxviii, 478pp. With 39 plates after Flaxman. Modern designer binding of full black morocco, covers with inlays of squares of red and white morocco criss-crossed with gilt rules, signed Thomas W. Patterson, 1960. The website of the Guild of Book Workers notes: ÒThomas Patterson was for eleven years Master Bookbinder for the Hunt Botanical Library in Pittsburgh, PA, having been hired by its founder, Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt, who had admired his free-lance work for many years. He first developed an interest in arts and crafts in general as a young man in Pittsburgh, and studied binding and calligraphy at night at the Carnegie Institute of Technology. Over the years he developed extraordinary skills in all areas of bookmaking, including printing. He was a member of the Guild for 35 years, serving as Vice-President at Large from 1960 to 1965. He died in 1972."

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        PROPORZIONI, studi di storia dell'arte a cura di Roberto Longhi - 1943-1963 TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO, Firenze, Sansoni, 1943

      - 21,5 x 26,0. Brossura, buone condizioni. Pagine variabili. Straordinaria raccolta di osservazioni e critica d'arte, curata dal grande Roberto Longhi che qui trasferisce molta della sua sapienza e conoscenza. Splendide tavole f.t. di tanti capolavori. VOLUME 1 - 1943 - pp. 102 + 95 tavv. f.t. Scritti di R. Longhi, A. Graziani, G. Zucchini, F. Arcangeli, VOLUME 2 - 1948 - pp. 188 + 219 tavv. f.t. Scritti di R. Longhi, P. Cellini, F. Arcangeli, A. Graziani, G.A. Dall'Acqua, A. Boschetto, G. Raimondi, Federico Zeri ed altri. VOLUME 3 - 1950 - "Omaggio a Toesca" pp. 230 + 245 tavv.f.t. e bibliografia degli scritti di Toesca. Testi di F. Zeri, Ce. Gnudi, G. Mariacher, J. Pope-Hennessy, R. Causa, P. Pouncey, L. Grassi, G. Briganti ed altri. VOLUME 4 - 1963 - pp. 270 + 199 tavv. f.t. Scritti di M.Chiarini, M. Bacci, M. Jaffè, F. Sricchia ed altri. La collezione della serie 4 volumi - tutto il pubblicato - viene offerta a

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        REARING HORSE #3 From the series "Expeditions" 1978

      Thorne-Thomsen, Ruth. Original vintage toned silver gelatin photograph 4 1/2 in x 5 3/8 in. Tipped to archival window-mat. Signed in pencil on the blank verso by the photographer with "printed 78" in her hand; titling in pencil in another hand. Affixed to the blank verso of the mat is a gallery label Fine. Ruth Thorne-Thomsen (1943) has worked exclusively with the pinhole camera and paper negatives since 1976. She describes her work as "environmental collage", since she incorporates props and other elements that she has created into her images.

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        The Ted Scott Flying Stories (Complete 20-Volume Set)

      NY: Grosset and Dunlap. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1943. Hardcover. The complete 20-volume set of the Ted Scott Flying Stories by Franklin W. Dixon. Each volume had different bindings and editions but all were published between 1927-1943. This vintage juvenile aviation series capitalized on the popularity of Charles Lindbergh and his recent Transatlantic voyages, and were bestsellers among young adults during the 1920s-40s. The set contains a mix of both red and tan pictorial bindings and plain and decorative endpapers. Top staining is different with each volume. A detailed listing of the condition of each of the twenty volumes in this set and more photos available on request. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        La Semaine Littéraire 1-1L'un des 12. *

      Atar, Genève 1942-1943. - Brochés 32 x 23, couvertures imprimées bicolores. Collection complète en 11 livraisons de la seconde série de cette revue genevoise de haute tenue littéraire, dirigée par Gilbert Troillet, en témoignent les contributions que l'on sait.5 textes sur 4 numéros de Charles-Albert.[Hayoz 152, Peyron 101]

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        Milton's Paradise Lost. Illustrated by... Edited with notes and a Life of Milton by Robert Vaughan.

      London: Cassell & Company, [1880s]. . 4to, lxii, 329, (1) pp. 50 plates. Binding designed by E. McKnight Kauffer with his initials to a label to the foot of the paste down and to the fly leaf, the former being pasted over his initials scratched into the lower dentelle. Later blue-green morocco, a.e.g., spine faded to brown, upper cover with a stylised angel onlaid in brown calf, its trumpet, hair, sword and wings being picked out in gilt and blind, the title below in gilt. Some light rubbing, damp stain to the inner edge of the upper cover, some subtle restoration to the lower cover. A unique copy of Doré's wonderful illustrations to "Paradise Lost". Kauffer designed a number of dust jackets but no other work in leather has been traced. The one cloth binding found, on "Brazil Builds" by Philip L. Goodwin (1943), has similar use of horizontal gilt lines to striking effect.

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        The Gremlins

      New York: Random House,, 1943. From the Walt Disney Production. A Royal Air Force Story. Quarto. Original red cloth backed red boards, titles to spine in black, colour illustration to upper board, yellow and red pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. Illustrations throughout. Upper edges of boards rubbed, partial tanning to endpapers. An excellent copy in the rubbed and nicked jacket with faded spine panel and some nicks, closed tears, and creased areas. First edition, first impression of Roald Dahl's first book, and his only book with Walt Disney. "Disney tried to make a film of one of Dahl's stories called 'The Gremlins' (1943), which concerned a tribe of goblins who were blamed by the RAF for everything that went wrong with an aircraft. Gremlin stories were rife in the RAF at the time, and several other books about them had already appeared, but Dahl was happy to boast that he had invented them. 'The Gremlins' was such a success that the self-dramatizing RAF hero became a frequent guest of Eleanor and Franklin D. Roosevelt at the White House and their weekend retreat, Hyde Park. This entrée was exploited by the British intelligence services, who made him a spy – on the Americans. Or so Dahl later claimed" (ODNB).

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      Mexico: Graphic Art Publications, 1943. Four leaves of text, ten colored lithographs and ten tissue guards with printed texts in English and Spanish. Housed in the Original printed portfolio. There is a light handstamp in the lower corner of the title leaf stating "Made in Mexico. One of 1,000 copies, each signed in ink by the artist. The ten colored lithographs are Merida's impressions of the beginning of the dawn of creation as described in this sacred book of the Mayan and post Mayan people of the Guatemalan highlands.

      [Bookseller: Margolis & Moss ABAA/ILAB]
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        A Collection of 32 photographs of the ruins of Pompeii as well as 2 books, one of which is inscribed by the Mayor of Pompeii to Fred H. Lippucci, a decorated US Lieutenant Colonel and Italian American,

      .......nine months prior to the fall of the Mussolini regime. A remarkable testament to the work of American Forces to bring Freedom to Europe during WWII The dedication from the mayor of Pompeii to American Lieutenant Colonel Lippucci indicates US presence in Italy and support from the Italians several months prior to the major World War II campaigns. Interestingly, the dedication is signed on the very day of activation of the Order of Battle led by the 34th Infantry Division, American VI Corps [of Fifth Army], 11 January 1943. The collection includes: 1. Book about Pompeii - Inscribed to US Lieutenant Colonel by the Mayor of Pompeii Title: Pompeii Past and Present. It's Principal Monuments as They Are and as They Used to Be. Author: Luigi Fischetti, Milan, Pompeii: P. Beccarini, circa 1905, 8vo with large fold-out map. Signed and inscribed to US Army Lieutenant Colonel, Fred H. Lippucci, by the Mayor of Pompeii, Guiseppe Balsano, 11 January 1943, for his involvement in Pompeii during World War II. The inscription, written in Italian, reads: to Major Lipucci, who earned much affection in Pompeii, with my gratitude and Fondness.... Guiseppe Balsano 2. First Edition Book with 23 Photographs of Pompeii Title: Pompeii, Past and Present. Illustrated by Photographs of the Ruins as they are, with Sketches of their Original Elevations. Drawings by Luigi Fischetti, Letterpress by E. Neville Rolfe. First Edition. London: Clowes and Sons, 1884. 8vo, 44 pages 23 remarkable sepia photographic plates. Publisher's original maroon boards, titles and tooled in gilt. 3. Set of 9 large, photographs from the turn of the century, showing the ruins and artifacts of Pompeii. Eight are sepia photographs from a numbered series, titled in print to bottom margin and mounted onto heavy cardstock leaves. These photographs measure approximately 25cm x 20cm, with mounting approximately 30cm x 24cm. One black and white photograph measures approximately 24cm x 17cm, mounted on black cardstock. Contained together in an archival box for protection. All in very good condition .

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        THE LITTLE PRINCE. Translated from the French by Katherine Woods

      Reynal & Hitchcock, New York. 1943. FIRST EDITION. First state. (9.1 x 7.4 inches). Illustrated throughout in mono and full colour by the author. A lovely clean copy in publishers salmon cloth with red lettering to spine and front panel, which also has an illustration of The Little Prince, blocked in red. First state of the book (five line colophon on last text page) in a better than very good first state dustwrapper with the $2.00 price intact and the publishers address shown as 386 Fourth Avenue on the front inner flap. One small (1 inch) closed tear, without any loss, to the top of the front hinge and spine just a little darkened, plus some minor rubbing to the extremities but overall a bright, clean and complete example of this fragile wartime wrapper. A lovely copy of this timeless children's classic.

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        La música de las Cantigas de Santa María del rey Alfono el Sabio. Facsímil, transcripción y estudio crítico. II. Transcripción musical

      Biblioteca Central, Barcelona 1943 - Gran folio, X p., 126 p., 462 p. facsímiles con música. Buen papel. Lomo pergamino, tejuelo, nervios, florones, hilos dorados. Buen ejemplar. Importante publicación del gran musicólogo catalán, director de la Sección de Música de la Biblioteca de Cataluña, con la transcripción crítica de las Cantigas mariales, conservadas en El Escorial y Madrid, en las que abundan melodías populares antiquísimas de la canción épica, de los cantares de gesta, y del canto popular religioso. El volumen comprende un erudito estudio preliminar, muy importante para comprender los problemas de la notación musical, seguido de 462 páginas con la música y las letras mariales. Música religiosa. Facsímiles. Religious music. Facsimile.

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        Vote The Defeatists Out Of Public Office! Unconditional Surrender of the Hitler Axis and the 5th Column! All-Out Production For Victory

      New York: Artist's League of America, [ca 1943]. An extremely scarce example of an American hand-stenciled propaganda poster, inspired by and executed in the style of the Soviet "Tass Windows." The Artist's League of America was a group of socially-concerned artists in New York, organized in the wake of the American Artist's Congress and headed by such notable figures as Lynd Ward, Phillip Evergood, Rockwell Kent, Charles Keller and others. The "Victory Workshop" was a small working group within the ALA tasked with producing material to support the American war effort. The group held a well-publicized exhibition in March-April 1943 at the New School For Social Research, titled "Art, A Weapon of Total War", emphasizing work "[suitable for] murals and panels for factory rest-rooms, cafeterias, union halls and workers' housing....exhibition and silkscreen murals....window and lobby displays; and various visual aids" (see Hemingway, Artists on the Left: American Artists and the Communist Movement, 1926-1956, New Haven: 2002, p.192-194). It is at this exhibition that the current work, calling for a United Front against Hitler's Germany and the removal from public life of such divisive (i.e., anti-New Deal) figures as Dies, J. Edgar Hoover, Hamilton Fish, etc.& & The degree to which such Victory Workshop stencils can be attributed to Charles Keller is debatable; however, Keller is generally acknowledged to have been the main creative force behind the workshop and it ia likely that he at least played an overarching creative role in all posters produced there. Extremely rare; no other examples in commerce of any Victory Workshop works, and only one example known (of a different work) at the Wolfsonian Museum, Miami. Original stenciled poster in 7 panels, overall size approx. 52" x 76". Panels assembled at an early date (probably as issued), the whole professionaly stabilized and laid down on archival linen backing. Small losses at folds, slight offsetting at panel junctures from adhesive backing; still Very Good, with no incursions into image area. Grade B.

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        Autoportrait (III) *

      1943. 1943 - Eau-forte originale 17 x 12, feuille 33 x 25, signée à la mine de plomb en bas à droite, tirée à 25 exemplaires numérotés par Reynold Disteli à Genève, encadrée. Belle épreuve que ce vernis mou désimposé dans le tirage de tête du livre de Francis Carco: Barraud un peintre chez lui ? Editions Galerie Beaux-Arts, Zurich 1943. Dans l'édition ordinaire, la reproduction est réduite et tirée en sauguine avec une cuvette fictive et trompeuse évoquant une estampe alors qu'il s'agit d'une impression en offset.Notre tirage mentionnant "Etat", comporte des traits de pointe sèche en rehauts.Il s'agit peut-être d'une planche d'essai, unique.C'est l'un des plus délicat autoportrait de l'auteur, qui a largement exploré le genre jusque dans moult dédicaces de livres où il aimait à se figurer, par dérision, coiffé de trois cheveux ? Il semble avoir été chauve assez jeune.[Cailler & Darel 230; Gindrat 29]

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        Le Petit Prince

      New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1943. First. hardcover. fine. Avec dessins par l'auteur. Thin 8vo, rebound in full tan morocco, with colored inlays reproducing the original pictorial dust wrapper; gilt edges. N.Y.: Reynal & Hitchcock, (1943). Fine. Second printing of the first French language edition, printed the same year as the English, but in a small number.

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        Moby Dick; or, The Whale

      New York: Heritage, 1943. hardcover. fine. Robinson. Introduction by Clifton Fadiman. Illustrated by Boardman Robinson. 615pp. Short thick 4to, rebound in 1/2 blue morocco, marbled boards, gilt-stamped spine with raised bands, t.e.g. New York: The Heritage Press, (1943). A fine copy.

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        Bibliographie des livres de luxe de 1900 à 1928 inclus *

      P. Kieffer, Paris 1931-1943. - 4 tomes reliés demi maroquin noir à nerfs, couvertures conservées, titrés or. Bonne série en reliure uniforme, avec le 4e volume complémentaire (addenda avec les artistes illustrateurs) qui fait souvent défaut; notre exemplaire, interfolié, permettrait des notes savantes et patientes pour un amateur averti ou un conservateur inverti. mais qui s'en soucie aujourd'hui ? Référence peut-être dépassée et désuète à l'ère d'internet.Mais la nôtre est la plus uniforme et complète.Pouet pouet !

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      Bobbs Merrill 1943 - First Edition, First Printing with the words "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. This copy is SIGNED by Ayn Rand on the page before the title page. A wonderful copy! This ORIGINAL second issue dustjacket is rich in color with some wear to the spine and edges. The book is the TRUE FIRST EDITION bound in the ORIGINAL Red cloth. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and with slight wear to the boards. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, an amazing copy SIGNED by the author in collector's condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Diwylliant Gwerin Cymru and Hanes Llenyddiaeth Gymraeg Hyd 1900. In two volumes

      n two volumes, 1943 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Welsh histories of folk culture and literature, in fine Sangorski and Sutcliffe bindings. Diwylliant Gwerin Cymru (Wales Folk Culture) by Iorwerth C. Peate (1943). Features photographic plates throughout and several illustrations in the text. Hanes Llenyddiaeth Gymraeg Hyd 1900 (Welsh Literary History to 1900)by Thomas Perry (1944). Iorwerth Peate Cyfeiliog (27 February 1901 - 19 October 1982) was a Welsh poet and scholar. He established the Museum of Welsh Life at St Fagans in Cardiff. With bookbinder's stamps for Sangorski and Sutcliffe to the front pastedowns. Condition: In decorative full crushed morocco bindings. Externally, excellent. Internally, firmly bound. Bright and clean. Overall: FINE..

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        Am Weg

      Zürich, Büchergilde Gutenberg, (o.J. - ca. 1943).: 20th century; Autograph; Deutsche Literatur; Erstausgabe; European Literature; First Edition; German; Illustrated; Inscribed; Literature; Manuscript; Manuscripts; Rare Books; Signed; Widmungsexemplar; World Literature. 8°.. Originaler Pappband. Erste Ausgabe. Eines der Autorenexemplare der limitierten Ausgabe. Mit handschriftlicher Widmung von Hesse im Innendeckel und ganzseitigem (19 - zeiligen !), handschriftlichen Zitat Hesses auf dem Vorsatzblatt. Das Werk mit Illustrationen von Louis Moilliet. Hesse merkt zu Moilliet's Namen im Impressum des Werkes handschriftlich an "Louis der Grausame". Außergewöhnlich gut erhalten.

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        La lutte avec l'ange *

      Éditions du Haut-Pays, (Yverdon) 5.3.1943. - Broché, fragile couverture rempliée, imprimée en sépia et noir. Un brin défraîchi come presque toujours. Bon exemplaire de ce livre fragile, soigneusement imprimé en 2 couleurs. Reparu en 1948 chez Gallimard, sous le titre "Les noyers de l'Altenburg". Cet ouvrage passe pour avoir été détruit par les Allemands, ce qui ne va pas sans soulever quelques contestations de l'ordre du simple bon sens , par exemple liées au lieu d'édition. Un voisin de feu l'éditeur Pierre Rigo, un homme épatant dit-on, nous précisa que c'est à Gide que l'on doit la publication de ce texte, l'écrivain ayant été publié à deux reprises sous le label du Haut-Pays - A ce sujet, il est amusant de signaler que Yverdon (qui n'avait pas encore droit à "Ses-Bains" à l'époque) est non seulement en Plaine mais que cette petite ville de vingt mille âmes est l'endroit le plus plat du monde. On ne parle que de géographie bien sûr. Édition originale, L'un des 1436 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé, après 4 Hollande, 5 Auvergne, 20 Marais et quelques HC.

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        Noces et autres histoires, d'après le texte russe de Igor Strawinsky *

      Ides et Calendes, Neuchâtel 24.3.1943. - Broché 23 x 17, couverture illustrée rempliée. Un pari fou de l'éditeur pour cet ouvrage artisanal comme on n'en fait plus; ce n'est pas moins en effet de 19551 planches que Rosselet dut colorer à raison de 19 images par ouvrage, dont la couverture et un in-texte, au lieu des 20500 annoncés (et 20 hors texte) dans le catalogue de la neuchâteloise BPU de 1991 qui rendait un hommage à l'éditeur.Pour en avoir pu consulter plusieurs, nous pouvons préciser qu'il en existe de plus gais (coloris plus vifs, plus lumineux) que d'autres, comme le cas de notre exemplaire relié. Quoi qu'il en soit, ils sont bien tous un peu différents, et donc, en quelque sorte uniques.Notre exemplaire comporte le programme (24 pages illustrées) de la saison 1965-66 de l'Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne où fut donné cette pièce.Hollande truffé d'une gouache originale sur demande.[Bringolf 70] Édition originale. L'un des 980 exemplaires numérotés sur vélin, après 17 Japon et 32 Hollande.

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        DOCUMENT SIGNED (DS): Statement by HERBERT HOOVER for release to all editions of morning papers

      28 June 1943. Document. Near Fine, a remarkable and scarce piece. A scarce one-page press release of @300 words, SIGNED both in type and holograph by Hoover at the conclusion, regarding the need to pass the Fulmer Bill and to create the position of Food Administrator in the Roosevelt administration. Hoover was appointed this very position by Woodrow Wilson at the end of the World War I. During this time, Franklin Roosevelt said about him: "He is certainly a wonder, and I wish we could make him president of the United States." That wish did, of course, come true, and Hoover served during the worst economic depression in the nation's history, sans technology stocks. He was overwhelmingly defeated for reelection by the very man who wished he would become president. In part: "No responsible person has proposed a Food 'Czar,' nor an Angel Gabriel. What large sections of the country and the House Agricultural Committee have demanded is a Food Administrator, acting within laws passed by Congress and under the President. We need a manager, not a 'dictator.'" An interesting Hoover piece, probably limited to distribution to certain major newspapers, and quite unlikely that many have survived. This comes from the estate of an editor for a major New York newspaper.

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        The Grand Project or the Sapper's Nightmare. (2nd. Edition)

      Maldon, August 1943 - Quarto, original dark blue calf on bevelled boards, blind panelling to the boards. A little rubbed at the spine, else very good. 6 original pen and ink "plates" and 3 similar illustrations to the text, carbon copy type-script. A "revised edition" of a spoof produced in perhaps two copies by "Arthur," the commander of a Sappers unit attached to the 79th Armoured Division, this one being sent to his friend Major Douglas Bain of the Hampshire Regiment. Relates, with typical facetious British Army humour, the events surrounding the development and testing of the DD (Dual Duplex) Amphibious Tanks at Fritton near Great Yarmouth. Part of the secret preparations for D-Day, the amphibious Valentines and Shermans had to be kept "under wraps," a idea which was nearly taken literally when it was found that they they had to be run back to HQ via a public road. The GOC suggested "we'll wrap them up in canvas like a lot of Moslem Women," and the name stuck. Perhaps we learn nothing new on the technical battles with problems of flotation, but this an evocative piece which gives a good idea of the humour with which the impossible was achieved, and the drawings are very stylish and far more competent than amateur.

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        The Grand Project or the Sapper's Nightmare

      Maldon, August , 1943. (2nd. Edition) Quarto, original dark blue calf on bevelled boards, blind panelling to the boards. 6 original pen and ink "plates" and 3 similar illustrations to the text, carbon copy type-script. A little rubbed at the spine, else very good. A "revised edition" of a spoof produced in perhaps two copies by "Arthur," the commander of a Sappers unit attached to the 79th Armoured Division, this one being sent to his friend Major Douglas Bain of the Hampshire Regiment. Relates, with typical facetious British Army humour, the events surrounding the development and testing of the DD (Dual Duplex) Amphibious Tanks at Fritton near Great Yarmouth. Part of the secret preparations for D-Day, the amphibious Valentines and Shermans had to be kept "under wraps," a idea which was nearly taken literally when it was found that they they had to be run back to HQ via a public road. The GOC suggested "we'll wrap them up in canvas like a lot of Moslem Women," and the name stuck. Perhaps we learn nothing new on the technical battles with problems of flotation, but this an evocative piece which gives a good idea of the humour with which the impossible was achieved, and the drawings are very stylish and far more competent than amateur.

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        Moby Dick; or, The Whale. With an Introduction by Clifton Fadiman and Illustrations by Boardman Robinson

      [New York]: Limited Editions Club, 1943. 2 vols., 4to, xxi, 287; (4), [288]-615, [616 colophon]pp. With 8 full page colour plates and sixteen mono photogravures, all reproduced from oil paintings by Boardman Robinson. Full crushed blue morocco extra, covers panelled in gilt, gilt-panelled backstrips, gilt edges, slipcase, a brilliant copy bound by Bayntun c.1965. Limited edition (number unstated but likely 1500), this copy is #653. Published not long after the Rockwell Kent edition, this version more than holds its own with other illustrated editions.

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        A MINGLED CHIME An Autobiography

      New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1943).. FIRST EDITION (1943), INSCRIBED TO BERNARD HERRMANN BY SIR THOMAS BEECHAM. 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. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING.

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        The Little Prince

      New York: Reynal & Hitchcock,, 1943. Quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in terracotta morocco, titles to spine in black, two raised bands, pictorial block of The Little Prince to front board in black, twin rule to turn-ins in black, dark green endpapers, gilt edges. With colour illustrations by the author. A fine copy. First edition, first printing. The original manuscript was in the author's native French, but it was both written and published in America, the English and French editions appearing in April 1943, perhaps simultaneously.

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        The Fountainhead

      BOBBS MERRILL COMPANY INC, INDIANAPOLIS,NEW YORK 1943 - dated on coyright page march 10,1943. A letter of gratitude to the great profession of architecture and its heroes who have given us some of the highest expressions of man's genius,yet have remained unknown undiscovered by the majority of men by Ayn Rand (author). Crack hinge. Gold gilt on cover/spine. General wear and rubbed cover. No bookplate. No markings. DATE PUBLISHED: 1943 EDITION: 754 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      New York: Dutton, (1943). Pictorial boards. Near Fine in a Good example of the scarce dustwrapper. Full color pictorial boards depicting Sambo surrounded by tigers, the image being reproduced on the front of the dustwrapper. Illustrated in color with 6 full- page tab-activated moveables, all in fine working order. The First Edition of this version had 7 moveables. The title page and the first page of text are both detached from the spiral binding, but all is complete and inotherwise fine shape. The scarce dustwrapper has a one-inch chip at the head of the spine that just carries over to the front panel and a 1/4" chip at the base of the spine with some moderate edgewear.

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      Affairs By Hutchinson & Co.. [1943]. Stapled as issued in original wrappers. 8vo. 16 pages. 22 cm. National Government Publication. Printed in red and black ink. One of the first official announcements of the Holocaust. Jan Karski-Kozielski, a Polish Government emissary in occupied Poland, bribed his way into a German concentration camp and witnessed the mass extermination of Jews. “In November 1942 he arrived in London to report on German atrocities in occupied Poland. He reported to the Polish Government, Szmul Zagielboin and Ignacy Schwartzbart (Jewish members of the Polish National Council), Anthony Eden (the British Foreign Minister) and the British parliament. In America, he reported in Washington to President Roosevelt and in New York to the International Jewish Council. As a result, the Allied governments issued a statement that the people responsible for atrocities would be punished. On 10 December 1942, the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a note to Allied and neutral governments on the mass extermination of Jews in German-occupied Poland and requested retaliatory bombing of German cities. Both the British and American governments refused to act" (Andrzej Dabrowa, "Breaking the Enigma code: Polish contribution to victory").Lucy Dawidowicz cites the book in her now classic work, “The Holocaust and the Historians” (Harvard, 1983, p. 167) , as an example of the Polish Government in Exile’s statements on the murder of Jews in Poland. Indeed, the report could not be more explicit in its description of the horrors nor in its plea for help: "The new methods of mass slaughter applied during the last few months confirm the fact that the German authorities aim with systematic deliberation at the total extermination of the Jewish population of Poland and of the many thousands of Jews whom the German authorities have departed 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 civilised countries the following fully authenticated information received from Poland during recent weeks, which indicates all too plainly the new methods of extermination adopted by the German authorities." The report then elaborates: "The actual process of deportation was carried out with appalling brutality. At the appointed hour on each day the German police cordoned off a block of houses selected for clearance, entered the back yard and fired their guns at random, as a signal for all to leave their homes and assemble in the yard. Anyone attempting to escape or to hide was killed on the spot. No attempt was made by the Germans to keep families together. Wives were torn from their husbands and children from their parents. Those who appeared frail or infirm were carried straight to the Jewish cemetery to be killed and buried there. On the average 50-100 people were disposed of in this way daily. After the contingent was assembled, the people were packed forcibly into cattle trucks to the number of 120 in each truck, which had room for forty. The trucks were then locked and sealed. The Jews were suffocating for lack of air. The floors of the trucks were covered with quicklime and chlorine. As far as is known, the trains were despatched to three localities – Treblinka, Belzec and Sobibor, to what the reports describe as ‘Extermination camps.’ The very method of transport was deliberately calculated to cause the largest possible number of casualties among the condemned Jews. It is reported that on arrival in camp the survivors were stripped naked and killed by various means, including poison gas and electrocution. The dead were interred in mass graves dug by machinery." Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 - Jews - Poland. World War, 1939-1945 - Poland - Atrocities. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) - Poland. Jews - Poland. Staples with minor rust, light aging and light soiling to front wrap, internally very clean and fresh. Very Good condition. A copy with similar rust stains sold in June 2013 at auction for over USD 3800. Rare and very important. (HOLO2-97-48) .

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      Random House (1943), New York - INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author to the actress Lillian Gish: "To my darling/Lillian Gish with/blessings from/Hollywood/Sinclair Lewis/Sept. 2, 1943." A fairly early presentation as the novel was published in April of 1943 and certainly an important one as Lillian Gish and her sister Dorothy were friends of Lewis's. The book is cocked and likely Lewis was also at the time of the presentation as he inscribed the book upside down on the rear endpaper, obviously holding the book upside down while writing. Very minor wear to the lower corners. Very Good in a Very Good dustwrapper with minor chipping to the spine tips [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      E P Dutton. Hardcover. purple cloth yellow lettering no dust jacket 249 pp first edition paper clip stain to front pastedown and endpaper a youtube link explaining Dr. Esterbrook's theory and connections to the field of espionage. . Good. 1943.

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        â??America is not and never was a matter of race or ancestry.â?

      U.S. Government Printing Office: Wartime poster, 27 ¾ x19 ¾, large eagle engraving at the top of the poster, printed in red and black. Creases where folded. This rare U.S. Government wartime poster attempts to promote equality by reminding Americans that race and ancestry shouldnâ??t matter in our country. It reminds us that every American â??should be given the opportunity to serve the countryâ? and help the war effort. While this was certainly a noble goal, this poster was printed at a time when our armed forces were still largely segregated.

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        Prose - Poésie *

      Ides et Calendes, Neuchâtel 1943. - 2 volumes brochés 24 x 19, couvertures imprimées tricolores, un brin insolées en dos et en bords, feuillet d'errata joint. L'un des 1'050 exemplaires numérotés sur vergé de Biberist, tirage unique. Le meilleur exemplaire qui se puisse rencontrer, le numéro 1, sur les deux tomes de cette édition soignée bénéficiant d'une préface inédite, de notes et d'un glossaire de Marcel Raymond. Une bonne lettre autographe signée de Ramuz à celui ci, du dernier jour de l'an, en remerciement et félicitations, est jointe à l'ensemble; en une page A5 de 16 lignes à l'encre verte, sur papier vergé à en-tête du timbre à sec de La Muette, l'écrivain fait part de son étonnement de découvrir des aspects méconnus de l'auteur ". l'amoureux, le père, l'homme d'Etat et que, j'imagine, beaucoup de lecteurs ne connaissent guère davantage."Quelles remarques s'imposent; si le volume "Prose" a été intégralement coupé, donc probablement lu, celui de "Poésie" est encore vierge; un infime résidu d'encre verte sur la tranche du premier nous interpelle ? Ce volume fut-il celui de Ramuz, récupéré par Raymond ? Le recoupement avec les notes de la lettre autographe, passant sous silence l'aspect poétique du second tome irait dans le sens de cette hypothèse.Belle truffe cueillie l'automne passé, tandis que les champignons, comme toujours, nous fuient inexorablement ? Nous ne savons chiner que les livres au 7e Ciel.

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        Air FlightLog Books of Commander Jefferson Kennedy Jr. US Navy

      - Some of the airplane models he flew were SWB-SP; TF-1; SNB5; AMONG OTHERSAviator Flight Log Books of KENNEDY, COMMANDER JEFFERSON JR. - (U.S. Navy) 1943-1961 Air Flight Logs of Jefferson Kennedy Jr. aboard based on the aircraft carrier USS Lexington, then based in San Diego. Kennedy served with valor in WW II and the Korean War, Later became Captain of the aircraft carrier USS Leyte CVS32 (Essex Class Aircraft Carrrier) Blue Hardback dated July 1958 thru April 1961 KENNEDY, COMMANDER JEFFERSON JR. - (U.S. Navy, Ret.) of Margate, died at his home on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at the age of 94. Kennedy was born December 4, 1917 to Jefferson Kennedy, Sr., a prominent businessman, and Jimmye deLashmet Kennedy in Chicago, and attended Westminster School for Boys in Connecticut, and Rollins College in Florida. He came from a distinguished military family. He was descended from the youngest of four brothers all of whom fought in the Confederate cavalry and, except for his grandfather, died in the Civil War. Early in 1940, realizing that war was highly probable, he joined the US Navy as an aviation cadet, and was commissioned an Ensign in the US Naval Reserve a year before Pearl Harbor, having qualified as an aircraft carrier pilot. After commissioning, he served as an instructor. Following the outbreak of war at Pearl Harbor he was assigned to squadron VFB 16 which was a fighter bomber squadron based on the aircraft carrier USS Lexington, then based in San Diego. Kennedy served with valor in WW II and the Korean War, receiving ten medals for bravery, including five Air Medals, three Distinguished Flying Crosses, and the Purple Heart. During his naval career he commanded the first jet recon squadron in the US Navy, graduated from the US War College, taught Naval and Military History at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, and served as Flag Secretary and Aide to the US Chief of Naval Operations. He subsequently served as Executive Officer and then Captain of the aircraft carrier USS Leyte. Among the naval experiences Kennedy relished was sharing drinks with Winston Churchill when he came to the US early in 1946 to give his famous "Iron Curtain" speech. Kennedy also enjoyed an honorary appointment as "Admiral of the Texas Navy", an award presented to him by Texas Governor Price Daniels in recognition of his wartime service. Kennedy was honorably discharged from the US Navy with the rank of Commander in 1961. Thereafter he served in several corporate posts including as Vice President of American Distilling Company and subsequently as President of Schenley International, where he oversaw marketing to Asia and Europe. He retired to Margate in 1986 and joined the Atlantic City Country Club, where he enjoyed many rounds of golf with his friends over the years. Kennedy is survived by his four nieces: Whitney Clay Diller of Nashville, Ashton deLashmet Clay of Chicago, Courtney Clay Peraza of Solana Beach, California, and Leslie Clay of Managua, Nicaragua. He is predeceased by his beloved wife, Berenice Connor Kennedy of Margate and his sister Patricia Kennedy Clay of West Virginia. Although Commander Kennedy's status as a decorated WWII veteran entitled him to a full military funeral, his wishes were for a private service. DATE PUBLISHED: EDITION: [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943

      J. Whitaker and Sons Ltd, London 1943 - Publisher's original hardback. Complete with adverts to front and rear. Binding is fairly tight. Brown cloth boards clean and bright. Gilt lettering to upper board. Gilt titling to spine is slightly dulled and only just legible. Contents clean and bright. Corners slightly bumped. Very minor shelf wear to top and tail of spine. Light creasing to cloth. An excellent copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A Tree Grows In Brooklyn

      Philadelphia: The Blakiston Company, 1943. Very nice autograph on a tipped in sheet.. Signed by Betty Smith. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book Club Edition.

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      New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, (1943). First Edition. Hardcover. Bookplates neatly removed from the front free endpaper and rear pastedown and one ink stamp professionally erased on the bottom of the title page. Covers and text are clean and bright. Near Fine in a price-clipped, close to Fine dustwrapper. Antoine de Saint-Exupery. This is copy #163 of only 260 numbered copies SIGNED by the author on the tipped-in limitation page. The American edition appeared before the French or English editions, and this is the ONLY way to obtain a signed edition of this book as the author was assigned to fly with the French Free Air Force shortly before publication and went missing about a year later while on a mission. This edition with the text in French had a limitation of less than half of the 525 copies of the English language edition. This special issue of one of the most beloved books of the twentieth century is, consequently, one of the most desired limited editions and is scarce in the marketplace. The dustwrapper on this copy is the original with the matching number in ink on the spine.

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        Tucker's People (First Edition)

      New York: LB Fischer, 1943. First Edition. First Edition, in the first issue dust jacket with print design and no illustration, price of $3.00 at the lower right corner of the front flap. Basis for the 1948 film noir classic, "Force of Evil," directed by Abraham Polonsky and starring John Garfield.& & Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Offsetting to the endpapers, and a tap to the upper rear corner. Spine lightly toned, with a touch of wear to the edges. A collector's copy of a scarce noir source.

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      New York: Alfred A. Knopf New York: Alfred A. Knopf,. 1943. cloth.. A near fine copy in near fine dust jacket with closed tear at lower. left edge of front panel with tape mend to inner surface, light wear. to spine ends, and a touch of rubbing to edges. (#126603). First edition. This novel was first serialized in BLACK MASK magazine, September -- November 1942. It has been adapted for film several times. First filmed as "The Lady and the Monster" from Republic Pictures (1944) directed by George Sherman from a screenplay by Dane Lussier and Frederick Kohner with a cast featuring Vera Hruba Ralston, Richard Arlen, Erich von Stoheim and others. The second and best known adaptation was filmed as "Donovan's Brain" released by United Artists (1953) directed by Felix Feist from a screenplay by Felix Feist and Hugh Brooke with a cast featuring Lew Ayres, Nancy Davis, Steve Brodie and others. Filmed again in 1962 as a German/English production it was released in the U.S. in 1964 as "The Brain," directed by Freddie Francis. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-351. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-179. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 579-82. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 180. Reginald 13243.

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        Cahiers de poésie N°4 et 5 : le surréalisme encore et toujours.

      Cahiers de poésie 1943 - - Cahiers de poésie, Paris _Août 1943, 15x19,5cm, broché. - Edition originale sur papier courant. Contributions littéraires de A. Breton, M. Marien, B. Péret, L. Malet, C. Dotremont, N. Arnaud. Contributions picturales deV. Brauner, A. Breton, S. Dali, M. Ernst, J. Miro, Y. Tanguy, P. Picasso. un mors légèrement fendu en pied, sinon agréable exemplaire. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Personal Diary while I was in Mesopotamia [manuscript] T. W. Slingsby December 13, 1916-June 30, 1918

      [Ms, North Riding, Yorkshire?] 1943. Manuscript; 56 leaves, 4 sketch maps; 23 cm. Thomas William Slingsby, born 6 March 1876, entered the Army in 1899. In 1905 he transferred to the Indian Army, in B Squadron, 22nd Cavalry, "The Sam Browne Cavalry" of the Frontier Force. The Army List for 1912 (p. 685) enters him as a Captain. He was promoted Major 1 March 1914 (cf. 1919 Army List, p. 319a). This diary covers his service in the Mesopotamian Campaign where Slingsby won the D.S.O. (An article in the London Gazette of 16 December 1919 published the details of the action that resulted in the award.) December 13, 1916 was the date of the beginning of General Sir Frederick Stanley Maude's invasion of Turkish Iraq after the disaster at Kut. Major Slingsby's diary provides a daily account of the campaign in territory now familiar to a generation that has its own war defending oil interests in the Persian Gulf as a reference. The 1932 Army List (p. 220) lists Slingsby as a retired Major in the Northern Command of "The Remount Service" at North Riding. He died 8 November 1962 and is buried with his wife, Dorothy May Hole Slingsby, in the Northallerton Cemetery. stock#OB760.

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        Dictionary of American Biography Published under the Auspices of American Council of Learned Societies

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1943. Fine. Quarto.

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      New York: Scribner's for the American Council of Learned Societies, 1943. About fine. 21 volumes, including the index volume. 4to. Gilt-titled blue cloth The standard and essential reference.& Sheehy AJ63.

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