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        Jean Clerc sculpteur 1908-1933 *

      Éditions de Mon Repos, Lausanne 12.11.1943. - Broché 20 x 15, couverture imprimée. Quelques légères piqûres. 18 hors texte en noir. Contributions de Auberjonois, Fosca, Ramuz, Roud, Gagnebin, Clément, Reymond, Giauque, Apothéloz & Hartmann. L'absence de Crisinel au sommaire de cet hommage nous a longuement intrigué ? Une copieuse dédicace de ce dernier, ornant la garde de notre exemplaire, dédié au conseiller fédéral Pilet-Golaz, pourrait nous donner le fin mot de l'histoire, comportant cet aveu en dessus de sa signature ". de l'ami de Jean Clerc qui a édité ce livre". L'hypothèse d'une position stratégique de retrait du poète, déjà impliqué dans le processus éditorial, qui se serait effacé devant ses collègues de plume, semble crédible. Une variante du portrait de frontispice, beau cliché sépia de 17 x 12 tiré de la monographie de 1934, avec notes de sa main au verso demandant une photo "plus naïve, plus simple. moins romantique" truffe encore l'ouvrage déjà bien personnalisé.Exemplaire de semi-luxe sans envoi ou du tirage ordinaire sur demande. Édition originale. L'un des 30 exemplaires de tête numérotés sur vergé du Marais, outre 600 vélin volumineux et 20 Ingres lettrés hors commerce et nominatifs.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Défense et illustration *

      Ides et Calendes, Neuchâtel 10.11.1943. - Broché 26 x 19, couverture bicolore imprimée rempliée. Bel exemplaire de ce copieux et élégant volume, essai sur divers sujets et objets: Baudelaire, Delacroix, Meryon, Nerval, Rimbaud et Mallarmé, Imagerie du XIIIe, liberté & mort, Courbet. Édition originale. L'un des 45 exemplaires de tête numérotés sur Hollande van Rhyn, avant 875 vergé de Biberist.

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        Come in and Other Poems

      Henry Holt, New York, 1943. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: John O'Hara Cosgrave II. Signed by Author. 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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        Dernier ouvrage illustré par BILIBINE -

      1943 -, Mockba 1943 - 1 In-8 18 pp. Couverture illustrée. Intérieur très propre. Très bon état Livre écrit en russe. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie KOEGUI]
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        "The War Situation", A Speech before the Parliament of England on 11th November 1942 By The Right Honourable Winston S. Churchill

      Kingsport, Tennessee: Kingsport Press, 1943. 1st Edition. Paperback. Fine. First edition, only printing. This extremely scarce wartime speech pamphlet was a limited edition of only 400 copies. Collectors take note: according to Churchill bibliographer Ronald Cohen, as early as 1953 noted Churchill collectors were already looking for copies and unable to find them. The pamphlet publishes Churchill's 11 November 1942 speech to Parliament discussing the War Situation, including the Battle of Egypt. This speech was subsequently included in The End of the Beginning under the title "The War Situation". The binding for this pamphlet is quite attractive, featuring pale blue-gray card wraps bound with cord and bearing a white title label on the front cover. This copy is in remarkable, nearly pristine, extraordinarily fine condition. The covers are clean and bright with virtually no wear. They would be flawless but for the slightest, barely visible hint of soiling to the right of the title block on the front cover. The contents are immaculate - crisp, clean, bright, and tight with no spotting and no inscriptions. This is truly as good as will be found. Protected in a removable archival mylar sleeve. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A177, Woods A89/I

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        Spanish Speaking Americans in the War

      [Washington, D.C.: Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs, 1943]. First Edition. Olson's first book, a tribute to the Spanish-speaking Americans involved in the war effort, both overseas and on the home front. The 24 page pamphlet was written in collaboration with Ben Shahn, roughly a year after Olson began working for him at the Foreign Language Division of the Office of War Information (OWI). The text borders on being inspirational, coupled with powerful images of soldiers, farmers, families, machinists, and doctors whose lives had been caught up in the war. While none of the images are credited, several would likely have been taken and contributed by Shahn, who had worked as a staff photographer for the Farm Security Administration before taking over as Creative Director for OWI in 1940. A stopper for collectors of Olson's work, and quite rare; this is the only copy we have handled, and we are aware of only one other example in the trade in the past decade. Quarto (28cm); illustrated stapled wrappers; [24pp]; chiefly illus. Some marginalia (in pencil) on front wrapper, some of which is partially erased; light edgewear, a few tiny nicks, and a shallow 3" chip to left edge of rear wrapper; a Very Good, sound copy.

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        Glenn Miller's Method for Orchestral Arranging (1943) (Signed)

      New York: Mutual Music Society, 1943. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard cover, red cloth boards with beautiful bright gilt lettering on front and on spine, Fine. Very little rubbing on edges and mild bumping on top and bottom of spine. Binding tight with a little give. Pages ever so slightly yellowed but clean. 116 pages. AUTHOR HAS SIGNED on free front page "SINCERELY GLENN MILLER" in black fountain pen. Not stated but assumed first edition, first printing. ALSO INCLUDED are much sought after 2 MUSICAL SCORES loosely inserted: "I'M THRILLED" first page has edge chipping due to page being larger than others and minor yellowing, and "SONG OF THE VOLGA BOATMEN" stamped "Bradbury Wood Ltd. 142, Charing Cross Road, WC2" (London, England). Both scores are in Very Good condition. B&W photographs and many musical arrangements. Included are 2 small catalogues from Bron's Orchestral Service, London. No dust jacket as issued. Book issued one year before his untimely death. * Believed to be the best, complete, most desirable example available. A collector's dream. *.

      [Bookseller: Rare Finds Booksellers]
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        12 Short Stories--First Appearance in the New Yorker The New Yorker, 1943-1953

      New York: The New Yorker. Very Good. 1943-53. First Edition. Magazine. All 12 of Shirley Jackson's short stories which first appeared in The New Yorker including "The Lottery". Story titles and publication dates: "After You, My Dear Alphonse" (January 16, 1943) ; "Come Dance with Me in Ireland"(May 15, 1943) ; "Afternoon in Linen"(September 4, 1943) ; "On the House"(October 30, 1943) ; "A Fine Old Firm"(March 4, 1944) ; "Colloquy"(August 5, 1944) ; ' "Trial by Combat"(December 16, 1944) ; "When Things Get Dark"(December 30, 1944) ; "Whistler"s Grandmother"(May 5, 1945) ; "It Isn't the Money I Mind"(August 25. 1945) ; "The Lottery"(June 26, 1948) ; "An International Incident"(September 12, 1953). Seven of these stories were later published by Farrar, Straus in Jackson' s famous short story collection, THE LOTTERY AND OTHER STORIES" IN 1949. As infallible proof of the continuing high interest in Jackson's work 48 years after her death, the ACLU's 17th Annual Banned Book Report dated September 22, 2013 lists THE LOTTERY as one of ten books banned from Texas library shelves and school reading lists in 2013. All copies Very Good to Very Good Plus. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

      [Bookseller: Good Books In The Woods]
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        La Chronique de Paris du N°1 au N°9, collection complète.

      Editions Balzac 1943 - - Editions Balzac, Paris _Novembre 1943 - Juillet 1944, 15,5x24cm, 9 fascicules brochés. - Edition originale complète en 9 fascicules de cette littéraire d'obédience collaborationniste. Contributions de P. Drieu la Rochelle, J. Anouilh, A. Fraigneau, G. Blond, R. Brasillach, L. Rebatet, R. Héron de Villefosse, J. de La Varende, M. Jouhandeau, J. Chardonne, A. de Chateaubriant, M. Mohrt, M. Aymé, K. Epting, P. Fort, L. Combelle. Un petit manque en pied du dos du N°1, quelques rousseurs sur la plupart des plats, un petit gri-gri en tête du premier plat du second fascicule. Agréable ensemble au regard de la très médiocre qualité de ce papier de guerre. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        SONETOS A LA PIEDRA.

      Editora Nacional. 48 Paginas., Madrid 1943 - La sobrecubierta esta en mal estado con manchas de humedad y lomo, reparada en la medida de lo posible. El libro en si esta en buen estado y lo interesantisimo del ejemplar es que esta dedicado por Dionisio Ridruejo a unos hermanos, inspiradores de un soneto que esta en el libro. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: LIBRERIA CLIO]
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        A BOOK ON HACKLES FOR FLY DRESSING. Limited edition

      Newcastle Upon Tyne, Privately Printed by Mawson Swan & Morgan circa 1943.. FIRST EDITION circa 1943. Limited edition (65 sets) but no limitation stated in the book. Approximately 230 x 180 mm, 9 x 7 inches, portrait frontispiece and 4 photographic plates, pages: 1-31, printer's name on last blank page, bound in full soft navy blue leather, title and author in gilt lettering on upper cover, double blind rules to edges of covers, also with set of 11 card mounts with cellophane windows containing the 164 hackles described in the text. The binding has some light scratches, corners slightly bumped, endpapers lightly foxed, otherwise a vey 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.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        Das Glasperlenspiel

      Zurich: Fretz & Wasmuth Verlag AG., [1943] - 2 volumes. Octavo. Original blue cloth, rules and decoration to boards and spine gilt, titles to spine gilt on a black ground. With the dust jacket. A near fine set in excellent dust jackets faintly darkened at the spines and with very shallow chipping to heads of spines. First edition. Translated into English as The Glass Bead Game and later as Magister Ludi. A philosophical novel set far in the future. Hesse was awarded the Nobel prize for literature in 1946, largely in recognition of this work.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        I Wouldn't Be In Your Shoes

      Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1943. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near fine/very good. A Story Press Book." First edition. Dust jacket has small chip from head of spine and minor chipping at extremities, is price-clipped, otherwise this is a near fine copy in a bright clean very good dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A]
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        Collected Stories

      New York: Random House, 1943. Reprint. hardcover. very good(+). 900pp. Thick 8vo, rebound in full emerald green morocco; gilt-ruled and lettered spine with raised bands, marbled endpapers, t.e.g. New York: Random House, (1943). The spine and edges of covers are sun-darkened, otherwise a fine copy.

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        Four Quartets

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

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        L'Entree En Lutte (Into Battle), inscribed and dated by Churchill to Charles Montag

      London: Heinemann & Zsolnay, Ltd., 1943. First French language edition. Hardcover. Fine. This is the first French edition of the first volume of Churchill's war speeches, finely bound, inscribed and dated by Churchill to his longtime friend and painting companion Charles Montag (1880-1956). The inked inscription in four lines on the second blank endpaper reads: "To Charles Montag / from / Winston S. Churchill / 1946". Churchill met and befriended Charles Montag during the First World War. May 1915 saw Churchill scapegoated for the bloody failure in the Dardanelles and forced from the Admiralty. By November Churchill was serving at the Front, leading a battalion in the trenches. But during the summer of 1915, as he wrestled with depression and decisions, he rented Hoe Farm in Surrey, which he frequented with his wife and three children. There, one day in June, Churchill noticed his brother's wife sketching in watercolors and impulsively borrowed her brush. He swiftly found solace in painting, which would serve as a beloved source of release and renewal for the rest of his long life. Charles Montag shared and supported Churchill's passion. Montag was a Swiss painter and art dealer who met Churchill in 1915, soon after Churchill began painting. Montag became a lifelong friend and compagnon d'art for nearly four decades, painting with Churchill from the south of France to Lake Como to Marrakech. More than just a companion, Montag also served as a mentor, supporter, and technical advisor. In 1915, it was Montag who took Churchill "round the galleries of Paris" and introduced him to the work of the impressionists. In 1921, Montag arranged an exhibition of Churchill's paintings at the presitgious Galerie Druet in the rue Royale, shown under the pseudonym "Charles Morin". Letters from Churchill to his wife testify that, over the years, Montag would "comment & guide" Churchill's painting, an influence Churchill regarded positively: "he has a vast knowledge and one cannot paint in his presence without learning." In 1946 Montag helped arrange for Churchill to stay at Chateau Choisi on Lake Geneva to paint, work on his war memoirs, and prepare his famous speech of 19 September promoting a United Europe. Just a half a decade earlier, Churchill's soaring and defiant oratory sustained his countrymen and inspired the free world as Europe was violently torn apart. Now, in 1946, Churchill's words would help catalyze a peacefully united Europe, lending bold impetus to formation of what would eventually become the European Union. Radically in the wake of the Second World War, Churchill called for "a partnership between France and Germany" and for a Council of Europe, which would convene in The Hague in 1948 as a Congress of Europe with Churchill as Honorary President. Churchill was known, on occasion, to gift finely bound and inscribed copies of his books to significant friends who hosted him on his trips. Given the inscription date it seems highly probable that this finely bound volume in his friend's preferred language was such a gift. This gift to Montag bridges the war that called Churchill to leadership and lasting fame, the complex peace he was still laboring to secure, and a friendship and pastime that had sustained Churchill during momentous world events for more than three decades. Into Battle was the first of Churchill's war speeches volumes, published in England in 1941 with this French edition following in 1943. This volume is bound in dark red half morocco over marbled cloth boards. The binding features raised spine bands, gilt spine lettering, black rules bordering all spine bands and transitions, and gilt top edge. Condition is truly fine. The binding remains bright and clean with no fading or deterioration of the leather and virtually no wear. The contents are likewise superior. There are no previous ownership markings apart from the author's inscription. We note just a trace of spotting confined to the first and final leaves and the fore and bottom edges.

      [Bookseller: Churchill Book Collector]
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        Phèdre *

      A. Gonin, Lausanne 1943. - En feuilles 40 x 29, couverture or-ange sombre imprimée rempliée, vignette au premier plat, double emboîtage, titre au dos de la chemise. Étui fissuré.L'un des 174 exemplaires sur Vélin à la forme, signé par le peintre et l'éditeur. 21 lithographies originales, dont 11 à pleine page, de R.Th. Bosshard, tirée par Atar à Genève. L'imagerie est manifestement inspiré par les séjours grecs de l'auteur-artiste. On retrouve certains thème dont le souvenir graphique recoupe celui de carnets de dessins que nous av(i)ons eu en mains.Quelques planches en sus en fin, essai ou solde de suites sur Chine et Japon.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        The Iron Major.

      Hollywood, Calif.: RKO. 1943 - Color lithograph poster. Mounted on linen. One sheet. C+ condition. Director: Ray Enright. Writing credits: Florence E. Cavanaugh (story), Aben Kandel, (screenplay) and Warren Duff (screenplay). Cast: (in credits order) Pat O'Brien, Francis William 'Frank'/ 'Cav' Cavanaugh, Ruth Warrick, Florence Ayres Cavanaugh, Robert Ryan, Father Timothy 'Tim' Donovan.

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        Signed Military Document

      Soviet Republic, 1943. unbound. Historically important war date military document signed "Confidential," creating an opening for the promotion of a Major General, small folio, 2 pages (front and back), 11.5 x 7.75 inches, in Russian, National Commissar of Defense, Union Socialist Soviet Republics, April, 1943, To: Commanders of Fronts and Military Districts / To: Commanders of Tank & Military Camps / To: Superiors of Armor Tank Centers, in full with translation: "Issue a position of Vice-Commander of Department into Staff # 010/418 of Administration of Tank and Mechanical Department. The Military Title is - Major General (VUS) - 1. Salary is 2200 rubles. March of Soviet Union, "I. Stalin." Note: when Stalin signed this document the Siege of Leningrad had recently ended and it was a priority for the Russian leader to replenish the highest ranks of the Soviet Military structure. At the same time, several Soviet Marshals and Generals were at odds with the Government over the revelation that several thousand Polish prisoners of war (mostly officers) were massacred in the Katyn Forest. This document is boldly signed and is in very good(-) condition; two tiny punch holes in the left margin, which is unevenly trimmed.

      [Bookseller: Argosy Book Store]
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        JOHN STEUART CURRY'S PAGEANT OF AMERICA

      American Artists Group, New York 1943 - Octavo (6-1/4" x 9-1/4") bound in publisher's cloth. A critical study of Curry, illustrated with numerous drawings and illustrations, including 8 full-page color plates, by the artist. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper with his initials and SIGNED in full by the artist below a small ORIGINAL ink/watercolor of a landscape with sunrise. Slight foxing to half-title page. Near Fine, lacking the dustwrapper [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, est. 1987, ABAA, ILAB]
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        The Ministry of Fear

      Viking, NY 1943 - Faint stain to lower edge of text block and to lower edges of boards, light foxing to upper edge and to endpapers; otherwise a VG or better, solid copy in black cloth with blue and white lettering. Dust jacket is also VG or better with minor browning to spine and with light soiling. The $2.50 price is present on flap. Basis for the 1944 Fritz Lang film [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Alexander the Gander (signed by author)

      Oxford University Press, New York 1943 - Original owner pasted a period nameplate to inside front board, obscuring most of the pastel illustration there. Some brown staining to BOTH pastedowns, perhaps from original adhesive as made. Light soiling to rear board. At bottom of FFE, below illustration of bird & cattails, the author has written, in a neat small hand in blue fountain pen, "to Alice / Best wishes / Tasha Tudor." Book else good plus. DJ darkened at spine, with small chips to head, tail, and MIDDLE of DJ spine, else good. DJ not price clipped; original $.75 price showing. This small book -- charmingly illustrated in full color -- is rare signed, and unusual in dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cat's Curiosities]
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        Is Bombing Decisive? A Study in the Organisation and Tactical Employment of Modern Air Fleets. WALTER CRONKITE'S COPY IN WWII

      Allen & Unwin 1943 - Sm. 8vo., First Edition; original yellow boards printed in black, blue cloth back with printed paper label, a very good, bright, clean copy in unclipped pictorial dustwrapper, the latter wanting about one sixth of rear panel. WALTER CRONKITE'S COPY WITH HIS HOLOGRAPH SIGNATURE ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER. The signature reads 'Walter Cronkite, United Press' in blue ink. There is an additional signature in pencil on front paste-down. Cronkite joined United Press in 1937 after a year as sports announcer (only his second job in broadcasting) at KCMO in Kansas City, Missouri. This switch from national to international status was effectively the birth of an American legend, for Cronkite went on to become one of the best-known and most respected American reporters of WWII. After covering the North African theatre he turned his attention to Europe, where he was one of eight journalists selected by USAAF to accompany B-17 bombing raids over Germany. During MARKET GARDEN he landed by glider with 101st Airborne and subsequently covered the Battle of the Bulge in the Ardennes. His extended post-war career as anchorman with CBS created an American icon. A SPLENDID ASSOCIATION COPY FROM THE EARLIEST PERIOD OF HIS BROADCASTING CAREER. THE WORK ITSELF IS SCARCE; THIS COPY IS VERY POSSIBLY UNIQUE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

      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 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#OB760b.

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        THE WRIGHT BROTHERS

      NY: Harcourt Brace 1943 2nd prtg, 1943. . SIGNED BY BOTH ORVILLE WRIGHT AND HANS VON OHAIN. A unique book which connects the co-inventor of the airplane with the German scientist who invented the jet engine in 1937. This book is signed and dated April 27 1944 by Orville Wright. It is also inscribed by Fred Kelly to Mrs. Herbert R. Ellis (the wife of a Dayton Ohio businessman). It was then signed on the same page by von Ohain in 1987. The book is in very good condition with slight rubbing on its spine and the Ellis bookplate on the front pastedown. The jacket is lightly shelfworn and unevenly sunfaded with some paper loss along the back panel. The autographs are all clear and distinct.

      [Bookseller: Kubik Fine Books Ltd, ABAA]
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        LEAVES OF GRASS

      Mount Vernon, NY: The Peter Pauper Press, [1943]. Bright and fine with much less bleeding than normal from the engravings. Minor spotting to top of text block edges, paper cracked at rear inner hinge without compromise to binding. Limited to 1100 copies 400p. [v]. Illustrated with two-color wood engravings by Boyd Hanna, printed directly from the blocks. Folio. Gilt-titled morocco spine over printed boards. The largest and best work of the press - with beautiful engravings.

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        The Fountainhead; Atlas Shrugged

      New York: Bobs Merrill Co. and Random House,, 1943 & 1957. 2 works, octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in red (The Fountainhead) and green (Atlas Shrugged) morocco, titles and decoration to spines, raised bands, single rule to boards, twin rule to turn-ins, plain black endpapers, gilt edges. Each work housed in a black cloth leather-entry slipcase. Fine copies. First editions, first printings.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        CARTOLINA POSTALE AUTOGRAFA FIRMATA.

      (mm. 104x150), affrancata e timbrata: 19 - VII - 43, indirizzata da Cernobbio al Podestà di Aosta, Arnaldo Sertoli, di 9 righe. La cartolina porta l?emblema e la dicitura ?Camera dei Fasci e delle Corporazioni? i= (1943). ?Carissimo Sertoli / rallegramenti vivissimi per la tua nomina a Podestà, e molti auguri. / Mi auguro di poterti presto incontrare e frattanto ti abbraccio affettuosamente, tuo?. Ben conservata.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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        Bound for Glory

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

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        English Cities and Small Towns

      Collins, London 1943 - First edition, in the "Britain in Pictures" series. Inscribed by the author's sometime lover on the front free endpaper: "Wolf and Vo[umlaut]ge [Schnurre] with love from Wystan / Darkwater June 1943." The recipient was Auden's co-editor at Encounter magazine. A little rubbed at edges of spine but a very good copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Claremont Books]
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        Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1943

      London : J. Whitaker and Sons Ltd . Very Good . 1943 . . Hardback . .

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        McSorley's Wonderful Saloon (Inscribed)

      New York: Duell, Sloan, & Pearce, 1943. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good. First edition of this iconic book on New York's oldest and most famous saloon. A superb near fine example in a bright very good price intact dustwrapper. Nicely INSCRIBED by Mitchell to artist and New Yorker magazine illustrator Richard Merkin. Easily the author's scarcest title and rarely found signed or inscribed.

      [Bookseller: Derringer Books, Member A.B.A.A.]
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        War Eagle Field Class Forty - Four - H

      3043rd AAF Base Unit Contract Pilot School, Basic Polaris Flight Academy, 1943. Red/black flying eagle front board, pictorial endpages desert sky. Dedication page photograph; Lt. Herbert G. Bench. Many b/w photographs of life on base, Commanders, Officers, Staff, Squadrons One - Six, Lancaster, cartoons, Link Trainer, ect. Signed by all Members of Squadron One; Ed Adams, R. N. Allmon, W. J. Anthes, M. C. Adams, E. J. Anderson, C. L. Ashurst, et al. and some others, full page photographs of base life. 64 pgs. Very Rare OCLC lists 0 copies.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Photographer: Cy La Tour & Son. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Military History.

      [Bookseller: Open Door Books]
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        REPRODUÇÃO ANOTADA DO LIVRO DAS FORTALEZAS.

      - De? por João de Almeida. Editorial Império. Lisboa. 1943. De 21x27 cm. Com 470 pags. Encadernação do editor. Ilustrado com o fac-simile. Obra impressa sobre papel de fabrico especial da Companhia de papel do Prado. Location/localizacao: 7-2-B-12

      [Bookseller: Livraria Castro e Silva]
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        The Fountainhead [Signed]

      Indianapolis - New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1943. Signed by Ayn Rand on signature cut adhered inside front board. First edition, early issue. Contains first edition points (errors): page number 9 appears as o; referred mispelled refrred at 5th line of page 321; G. W. at page 381; Dominique mispelled Domininque at page 480. Navy full-cloth boards, gilt cover and spine titles, moderate shelf wear. Pages fine; no writing. Architect dedication at copyright page. Bind fine; hinges intact. Fine facsimile of original first edition wrapper; protected in new clear sleeve. Very attractive. An unprecedented phenomenon in modern literature. Arguably the century's most challenging novel of ideas, when first published it created a public furor and worldwide interest in Ayn Rand. On the surface, it is the story of a gifted young architect, his violent battle with conventional standards, and his explosive love affair with the beautiful woman who struggles to defeat him. In his fight for success, he first discovers then rejects the seductive power of fame and money, finding that individual integrity must ultimately triumph. Also addresses a number of universal themes: the strength of the creative soul, the tug between good and evil, the threat of fascism, whether overt or hidden. The confrontation of these themes, along with the amazing stroke of Rand's writing, combine to give The Fountainhead its enduring influence. More relevant today than when written. 754 pages. Insured post.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

      [Bookseller: BiblioStax]
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        PROPOSALS FOR ENGRAVING BY SUBSCRIPTION. THE BRITISH MONARCHY: OR, A NEW CHOROGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTION OF ALL THE DOMINIONS SUBJECT TO THE KING OF GREAT BRITAIN... COMPREHENDING THE BRITISH ISLES, THE ELECTORAL STATES, THE AMERICAN COLONIES, THE AFRICAN SETTLEMENTS... THE RESPECTIVE COUNTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES

      London: Benj. Dodd, August 1743 . First Edition. Hardcover. Four vignettes partially hand-colored, browning and occasional moderate waterstaining, final leaf trimmed, a few contemporary marginal notes. A Very Good, attractive example, nearly complete but for the missing half of the table, of this uncommon early title with much on the American colonies. George Bickham. Folio (7-1/2" x 12-1/2") bound in contemporary marbled boards rebacked with a modern calf spine and a maroon gilt-lettered leather spine label. Engraved frontispiece of Britannia (strengthened), title, "Conditions," subscribers' list (2 leaves), engraved double-page map, engraved table (torn at fold with half loss), and 190 numbered plates (lacking plate 163, which is the missing half of the previously noted table), plates 83 and 164 loosely inserted from another copy). All pages entirely engraved and printed on the recto only, with most pages illustrated. Among the illustrations are four maps, numerous scenic views, and vignettes of people engaged in various activities. Separate title page dated 1747 for the American Colonies section which includes 21 pages with illustrations of Native Americans, colonists, ships, etc., with descriptions of Carolina, New England, Georgia, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia. Africa and India are also represented, though very briefly. Sabin 5222. Contemporary armorial bookplate of James Norman, likely a relation to John Norman, a listed subscriber, on the front pastedown. The title page is a subscribers variant, with non-subscribers editions omitting "Proposals for Engraving by Subscription" and with a different imprint. George Bickham the Elder (1684-1758) was an English writing master and engraver. He is best known for his engraving work in THE UNIVERSAL PENMAN, a collection of writing exemplars which helped to popularize the English Round Hand script in the 18th century.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent, ABAA ]
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