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      1943. Paperback. 2. WORLD WAR II. KRIEBELTJE DE BOSKABOUTER. no publishing information, Dutch, circa 1943. Oblong 4to (11 x 7 1/2"), pictorial wraps, some soil, VG. An elf named Kriebeltje meets a caterpillar in the forest that has the face of Adolf Hitler. The caterpillar is eventually eaten by an ant. Illustrated with 2 full page color illustrations and several partial page color illustrations by Clia. Rare.

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      Magdalen College Oxford May 26th 1943 - A single sheet of letter paper written closely on both sides, to Rufus Buxton, who had written for advice about his own poetry. "I am quite incapable of helping people about this kind of poetry, 'modern' in the technical sense.". On Eliot in particular, "My appreciation of Eliot himself. is v. limited and even where I get pleasure from him I am quite doubtful whether it is the kind of pleasure he intended to give. I liked many of the images and disliked all the gnomic-cryptic passages ('your aloneness is not necessary') - but so do I in Eliot and I haven't the least idea whether I'm right in either case. I suspect the whole thing is a lit too like Eliot: but one wd have to be much more 'in the movement' than I am to say where fruitful discipleship ends and mere derivativeness begins." Rust mark to upper cover and a couple of stains to the verso. Rufus Buxton, 2nd Baron Noel-Buxton (1917-1980) published several volumes of poetry including No Smooth Journey (1938) and The Ford (1955).

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books ABA ILAB]
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      Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company. 1943. First Edition; Early Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in boards. Early printing with all points present: Page 9: The "9" looks like an "o" at the bottom. On page 321 / 5th line "refrred", page 381 / 4th line "G. W." and page 480 / 2nd line "Domininque". W." and page 480 / 2nd line "Domininque". W." and page 480 / 2nd line "Domininque". W." and page 480 / 2nd line "Domininque". W." and page 480 / 2nd line "Domininque".; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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        Typed Letter Signed

      Thirty-first president of the United States. TLS, 1½pp, 7¼" X 10½", Waldorf Astoria Towers, New York, NY, 1943 April 6. Addressed to O. Glenn Saxon of Yale University. Fine. Staple holes at upper left. Outstanding content regarding Hoover's views on constructing a lasting peace after World War II. "I receive constant demand or expression of hope for the formulation of more adequate, more realistic and more definite bases of peace policies.... It has occurred to me that it might be of some service to develop some of the ground of common agreement, although it might not be a complete and final program. Some twelve months ago Mr. [Hugh] Gibson and I published a book [The Problems of Lasting Peace] advancing some new ideas upon the subject. Those ideas received extraordinary support from all sections of the press, Democratic as well as Republican.... We proposed wholly new approaches to the machinery for making lasting peace so as to avoid another debacle like Versailles. And we proposed new approaches to the long-view peace settlements. The problem covers so many and such complicated issues that they cannot be stated in a brief formula on a single sheet of paper.... ...I have had the book condensed... hoping that you would consent to read it and mark upon the margins those paragraphs to which you feel yourself in agreement.... I am writing you confidentially.... I am sending you an extra copy of the pamphlet for you to keep. I am sending this letter out initially only to a limited list to see what the feeling is." In the upper left corner of the first page Saxon has written, "Let me have your ideas directly -- But you might write the chief on some other excuse." Comes with Saxon's "extra copy" of the 37-page pamphlet, "New Approaches to Lasting Peace," in very good condition and bearing Saxon's pencilled notes. Also present is a photocopy of Saxon's reply, addressed to "Chief" and dated April 20, 1943. Accompanied by vintage 8" X 10" news agency photograph of Hoover. An important and fascinating look into Hoover's activities during the war.

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      Au Moulin de Pen-Mur, Paris 1943 - in-4 en feuilles sous chemise cartonnée de l'éditeur, imprimée en rouge et noir, ornée d'un blason sur le plat supérieur, étiquette de titre, 16pp. (brunissures et cernes claire au dos et en bordure de la chemise, rousseurs en marge des planches mais toutefois plus importantes sur une dizaine, froissement angulaire sur les feuillets de texte). Préface de Georges-G. Toudouze. 1 carte en couleurs et 99 planches de costumes soigneusement aquarellées au pochoir tirées sur papier Ingres. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      Published by Hodder & Stoughton, 1943. 1st edition.. Hardback. Good/Good. Illustrated by Soper, Eileen. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper. Blue cloth, black titles. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. White spots/marks to covers. Some grubby marks to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Pictorial wrapper is edge-torn and chipped. 5" tear down front edge of wrapper spine - repaired to verso with sticky tape. A few other small edge-tears to wrapper, which have also been repaired to verso with magic tape. Some grubby marks to wrapper. [S]

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        The Case of the Empty Tin

      Melbourne - Cassell 1943 - A scarce first Australian edition of this novel from the Perry Mason series. With an interesting advertisement for BBC world radio inside rear flap of dustwrapper. Condition: In a paper covered binding with original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, generally smart with wear to head and tail of spine. Dustwrapper has slight loss to centre and tail of spine panel and slight chipping, age-toning and marks, though front panel remains sound. Internally, firmly bound, generally bright with two ink inscriptions and one bookseller's ink stamp to front free endpaper, but otherwise clean. Overall: VERY GOOD with a GOOD dustwrapper [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mathematical Tables and Other Aids to Computation [ MTAC ]

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

      [Bookseller: Kuenzig Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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      New York:: Commonwealth Fund,, 1943. First Edition. Very Good++. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY GEORGE PAPANICOLAOU. A Very Good++ First Edition, First Printing with minimal spotting and edge wear covers in a Very Good Dust Jacket with 1" chip upper left corner front panel of dj, other small chips, age darkening, spotting dj. Papanicolaou first reported that he could recognize cancer cells in vaginal smears in 1928. His work was ignored and he abandoned further efforts until the 1940s. (See Garrison- Morton 6135). A paper in 1941 with Dr. Traut first revived interest in the technique. The current volume, making Papanicolaou's findings widely available for the first time, began the modern era of cytologic diagnosis of cancer. Revolutionary research which altered dramatically disease diagnosis. 4to. x, [2], 46, [2], Color plates A-K with facing legends pps. & Laid in is a note from the publisher and a sheet (reprinted from Science Vol. 93: 438-439) "A New Procedure for Staining Vaginal Smears" by Dr. Papanicolaou.

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        The Athenians being correspondence between Thomas Jefferson Hogg and his friends Thomas Love Peacock, Leigh Hunt, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and others [with] Harriet & Mary being the relations between Perce Bysshe Shelley, Harriet Shelley, Mary Shelley, and [. . .] Hogg [with] Shelley at Oxford. The early correspondence of P.B. Shelley with his friend T.J. Hogg together with letters of Mary Shelley and T. L. Peacock and a hitherto unpublished prose fragment by Shelley. 3 volume set, complete

      London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1943 1944 1944 (1943).. 4to. (10 x 7.5 inches). pp.87, (i); 84; 79. Portrait frontispiece to each volume. Original quarter red-brown morocco over buckram boards, top edges gilt, others uncut. Buckram to all 3 volumes trifle rubbed. O/w contents clean and bright. Bindings firm and square. No inscriptions. Edition limited to 350 or 500 numbered copies, as follows: 175/350, 254/500, 205/500. Specimen page of each volume loosely inserted. A Very Good set. The photograph shown here depicts the books in stock. Heavy books, requiring much extra postage overseas. First edition. Limited edition.

      [Bookseller: John Taylor Books PBFA]
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        Five Go Adventuring Again [The Famous Five Series Number Two]

      London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1943. First Edition, [First Printing]. Hardback. Very Good/Very Good: A tidy copy, in a tidy dust jacket. All notable faults: Book has moderate foxing on the prelims and page ends and contemporary previous owner&#39;s inscription on the free front endpaper. Dust jacket has minor chipping on the corners, some surface abrasions on the fore-edges, a few short closed tears and moderate surface dirt. Dust jacket conservation: Tears and chips have been stabilised with Japanese paper, using Methyl Cellulose conservation adhesive [fully reversible]. 18077. <b> Bibliographical Details: </b> First Edition, [First Printing].

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      New York: Limited Editions Club, 1943. Hardcover. Fine in a Fine chemise, housed in a Fine slipcase and very scarce in this condition. Paul Landacre. Tall octavo (7" x 10-3/4") imaginatively bound with a decorated linen center panel flanked by gilt-decorated dark sheepskin panels. Edited with an introduction by Joseph Henry Jackson. Copy #946 of 1500 illustrated with original wood engravings by Paul Landacre printed directly from the blocks and SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page. Monthly Letter laid in.

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        Shark-net Seahorses of Balmoral: A Harbor Memoir. Twenty-one Linocuts by Peter Kingston and Twelve Poems by Robert Adamson. Together with a Song Composed by Peter Kingston

      Sydney, Australia: Chowder Bay Press. 2012. Artist&#39;s book, one of 26 lettered copies, A-Z, all on Japanese Iwaki Mulberry paper for the linocuts and Rising Stonehenge paper for the poems, with wrapper supports of Suecia Antiqua Chamois, each book signed and lettered in pencil, by the artist, Peter Kingston, and the author, Robert Adamson. There are twenty-one prints by Kingston, including three long internal wrappers, a folding leporello, the upper lid of the box, and the illustrated colophon in the base of the lining. Page size: 13-3/4 x 13-3/4 inches; 14 folios consisting of poem title on recto, poem on verso, linocut (chine colle) on recto (one of which is double page fold), verso blank; plus titlepage and colophon, plus wrappers consisting of double- page linocut on Iwaki Mulberry paper to hold colophon and color photograph of Mr. Kingston and Mr. Adamson. Bound: loose as issued in linocut-printed green wrappers of Iwaki Mulberry paper showing wide-eyed, iridescent silver - pink - and blue seahorses in a black net on green ground on front of wrapper with groper swimming into the net on the back cover; the wrappers are one continuous double-size linocut - and quite an extraordinary one it is. Housed in custom-made wood box (radiata pine) with Peter Kingston&#39;s view of Sydney Harbor on a cream painted ground (by Peter Kingston) then printed silk screen with his view of Sydney Harbor in red, blue, black, and yellow and finished by hand. One the inside front cover of the box is Peter Kingston&#39;s musical score for piano, "Francis Webb&#39;s Song" printed on Rising Stonehenge paper. Francis Webb, well- regarded Australian poet and Adamson&#39;s poetic hero, was the subject of his inaugural lecture as founding Professor, CAL Chair of Poetry, University of Technology, Sydney. A light sensitive circuit plays this song without words when the box is opened. Another linocut, the logo of Chowder Bay Press, is revealed on the inside pastedown of the box, again printed in color with the wood spoon technique by Peter Kingston, again signed and numbered by him.& Each of the 21 linocuts is hand finished by Peter Kingston, especially the cover wrapper of sea horses which are accomplished by hand (eyes, scales, etc.) The sea horses enchant and invite the viewer / reader to get caught in the "net" of this wonderful memory of a shared environment. Meticulously printed, designed and assembled by Nicholas Pounder, set in Bembo type, using archivally stable Japanese pigment ink, the book reflects a true collaboration between author and artist and printer. & The poet Robert Adamson and the artist Peter Kingston, both born in 1943, grew up on opposite sides of Sydney Harbour: the poet on the north shore at Neutral Bay with Taronga Park and Balls Head nearby, and the artist on the south side at Vaucluse, near the now lost Wintergarden Cinema and Sydney Stadium. They shared a deep attachment to the foreshore and water, although their paths diverged: Kingston was sent to a prestigious private school, and Adamson graduated from delinquency to Long Bay Gaol; and Kingston eventually moved across the Harbour to Lavender Bay, while Adamson left for the Hawkesbury River. However in this autobiographical collaboration they recall some of the landmarks, formative events, and magical experiences of their childhood, like the seahorses that Robert Adamson used to see taunting a groper on the other side of the shark net at Balmoral, where he swam every day.& Peter Kingston is a well-known Australian artist whose work is held by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney; the Museum of Sydney, several regional galleries and internationally by the Biblioteque de la ville, Belgium; and the National Film Library in Tokyo. A monograph of the artist&#39;s work titled &#39;Harbourlights: the art of Peter Kingston&#39; was published in 2004. Robert Adamson, one of Australia&#39;s leading poets, has been a key player in the growth of the &#39;New Australian Poetry&#39; and was editor of the Poetry Society of Australia&#39;s magazine, was President of the Poetry Society of Australia, and has been writer-in- residence at Australian universities. & Infrequently, a book with text and images can so capture "spirit of place" that all who read it make the place their own. This is the accomplishment of SHARK-NET SEAHORSES. This remarkable book is accompanied by a recent trade publication, PETER KINGSTON DRAWINGS, signed by Peter Kingston, reproducing 62 drawings by Kingston and an essay by Hendrik Kolenberg. <br>See an <A HREF= >Image.</A><br>

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      - Published by permission of the War Office. Pp. 128, frontispiece (reproduction of a bronze bust of the author by Lanyi), endpaper map; cr. 4to; qr. green morocco, spine lettered in gilt, cream art-canvas boards, faintly marked; t.e.g., others uncut; the endpapers a trifle offset, a little light foxing; Golden Cockerel Press, London, 1943. Edition limited to 500 numbered copies, on Arnold's mould-made paper. Pertelote 155. *Loosely inserted in this copy is the small broadside Golden Cockerel Press Announcement, describing The Golden Carpet and the forthcoming publication of its sequel, The Silver Crescent. The broadside, which features a floriated initial by Eric Gill, is very slightly foxed. Cock-a-Hoop LXXI. Also inserted is the small printed With Compliments slip of the Secretary R.A.F. Benevolent Fund, Hove, Sussex (which has been typed on); and a small newscutting (review of the book). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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

      n two volumes 1943 - 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. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Corriere della sera.

      Subject: (Giornali). Milano, 1943, A. XXII, annata completa, mancano fascicoli dal 24/26 luglio, 16 agosto e 26 dicembre, lotto di trecentosessanta giornali.

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      (MOTHERWELL, ROBERT). Terenzio, Stephanie, Dorothy C. Belknap & Robert Motherwell. THE PRINTS OF ROBERT MOTHERWELL: A CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ 1943-1984 - SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. Signed and Dated by the Artist. New York: Hudson Hills Press, Incorporated in association with the American Federation of the Arts, 1984. Second Revised and Updated Edition. 4to. Cloth in Illustrated Jacket. Catalogue Raisonné. Fine/Near Fine. 304pp, 243 color and 181 duotone illustrations. With a biography and exhibition history. Published in 1984 by Hudson Hills Press in association with the American Federation of the Arts, this is the second revised, first hardbound edition of the full catalogue raisonné of the graphic work by the noted late American Abstract Expressionist artist and scholar Robert Motherwell. Copiously illustrated, it contains three hundred and forty-five entries for works executed between 1943 and 1984, a brief statement by the artist, and twelve transcribed interviews with collaborators in Motherwell&#39;s printmaking process including Irwin Hollander, Tatyana Grossman, Brooke Alexander, and Kenneth Tyler. A most handsome copy of the 1984 second revised and updated edition BOLDLY SIGNED AND DATED in the year of publication by Robert Motherwell in black ink on the front free endpaper. PLEASE NOTE: Additional shipping costs are required for this item beyond our standard rates due to its weight and value - we will inform you of the applicable amount at time of purchase. 0-933920-48-2 Inventory Number: 019411&

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      Cotchford Farm, Hartfield, Sussex. 10 May 1943.. Two pages, very densely written, in ink, on recto and verso of octavo sheet of letterhead. Folded for mailing, a few light spots not affecting legibility, else very good. To an unnamed "Dear Madam," in reasoned response to her letter about Milne&#39;s stance on the war. He writes, in part: "1. I believe as I said in PEACE WITH HONOUR that war is wrong, and I hope to see it abolished. 2. I also believe that torturing and murdering millions of people (without &#39;justification&#39; of war) and prostituting the minds of children, is wrong; and that is what Germany has been doing, is doing, and will do in every country she conquers. 3. I also believe that to sit by comfortably and watch this wholesale murder and corruption is wrong. Being offered the choice of (1) and (2) I unhesitatingly choose (1). 4. In addition to this: I am a practical pacifist. It gives me no satisfaction whatever to say &#39;I am not fighting&#39; in the middle of a war in which my country is engaged. I want to stop everybody fighting, not just in this war, but in all possible wars of the future. I know that if Germany won this war, or was allowed to make a compromise peace, war would not end. Therefore, as the only hope of lasting Peace, Germany must be fought and defeated. The whole of my book was valid for the sort of war I was then writing about: 19th century war, the war of convention, the only war we knew. This war is something utterly different ... This is barbaric invasion, when the losers are sold to slavery, shot, or (if young enough) sent to schools where they are taught Hitler is good ... I am more convinced than ever ... that no price is too high to pay for freedom, and for the preservation of children from the corruption of the Hitler cult ... It was my opinion, when I made it, that there was nothing more horrible than war. Now I know that there is another thing much more horrible: Peace under Hitler. My boy (an only child) is in the M.E.F. I hope yours are somewhere safer. Yours sincerely A.A. Milne." Milne had served with the Royal Warwickshire Regiment in the Great War, and in 1934, published his eloquent statement against war, PEACE WITH HONOUR. In the face of Hitler&#39;s onslaught, he published WAR WITH HONOUR, and served as Captain in the Home Guard.

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      NY: Random House, 1943. hardcover. F/F. 1st edition, 1st printing Book has jacket offset on end pages. Jacket has nick at top of front panel. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details.

      [Bookseller: Ken Hebenstreit, Bookseller]
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      New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1943. First Edition. Hardcover. Small white paint stain on the front cover, the gilt on the cover and spine a little faded but clear. The dustwrapper is bright and attractive, free from any major defect and with only a few small chips. Very Good in a Very Good dustwrapper. Autobiography and first book by one of our greatest songwriters, author of this country's unofficial national anthem, "This Land Is Your Land." Quite scarce in the first edition, especially in a dustwrapper, this title served as the basis for the Hal Ashby film starring David Carradine. This copy is INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the legendary author on the front endpaper: "To/Ray and Betty/Lusk/from me/to you/Woody Guthrie/5-19-'47/take it easy/but take it."

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      New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1943. First American edition. Fine/Fine. One of 788 copies left after recall and one of a handful surviving in Fine condition. Book Fine, clean and unmarked, but with spine a trifle cocked. In a Fine example of the first issue dust jacket that is gently age toned. Four interrelated poems, issued separately in the UK and collected for the first time in this book. Eliot&#39;s last great work and a book that is on just about every high spot list of modern literature and poetry. Fine in Fine. dust jacket.

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      New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1943. First Edition. Hardcover. Small owner's address label on the front endpaper, gilt on the front cover and spine strong. The dustwrapper is bright and attractive free from any major defect but for a large chip at the head of the spine, extending to 1-3/4" at its deepest and obliterating nearly all of the title. Near Fine in a Very Good dustwrapper. Autobiography and first book by one of our greatest songwriters, author of this country's unofficial national anthem, "This Land Is Your Land." This title, quite scarce in the first edition, especially in dustwrapper, served as the basis for the Hal Ashby film starring David Carradine. Bob Dylan, in his autobiography CHRONICLES, recounts reading BOUND FOR GLORY for the first time: "I went through it from cover to cover like a hurricane, totally focused on every word, and the book sang out to me like the radio.... BOUND FOR GLORY is a hell of a book. It's huge. Almost too big.

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        Background to Danger (Original Film Pressbook)

      Burbank: Warner Brothers, 1943. Original pressbook for the 1943 film, "Background to Danger", directed by Raoul Walsh, based on the 1937 novel "Uncommon Danger" by Eric Ambler. Written for the screen by W. R. Burnett, and starring Gerge Raft, Sydney Greenstreet, Brenda Marshall, and Peter Lorre. An American intelligence operative (George Raft) in neutral Turkey must prevent a Nazi agent (Sydney Greenstreet) from releasing forgeries of a Russian invasion plan. 19 pages, saddle stitched, 11 x 17 inches. Very Good plus condition. Faint horizontal fold crease at the center of the wrapper and pages. Tear to one internal page along the crease, neatly repaired with cello tape. Very tiny separations to the top, bottom, and center of the hinge fold. Warner&#39;s follow up to "Casblanca," reteaming Greenstreet and Lorre.

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        The Gremlins, From the Walt Disney Production: A Royal Air Force Story

      New York: Random House, No date stated [1943 actual]. First Edition, [First Printing]. Hardback. Very Good/Very Good: A very tidy example, in a tidy dust jacket. All notable faults: Book has light scuffing on the corners and foot of the boards and minor browning on the pages. Dust jacket has light chipping on the corners, some scuffing and minor wear on the edges, a few short closed tears and some minor tape repairs on the reverse. 18660. <b> Bibliographical Details: </b> First Edition, [First Printing].

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        Two Serious Ladies

      NY: Knopf. 1943. Her first book, a wartime production and a very scarce book in nice shape. This copy belonged to the poet and publisher James Laughlin, who founded New Directions, which published the American edition of Paul Bowles&#39;s The Sheltering Sky in 1949. Laughlin&#39;s ownership label on the front flyleaf, with the holograph notation "Please return to." Cloth fraying at the spine extremities; near fine in a good dust jacket with only light edge wear but professionally strengthened on the verso along the edges and folds. Over the years, Jane Bowles&#39;s output was remarkably small, but her influence on later generations of women writers has been out of all proportion to the quantity of her production. . First Edition. Hardcover.

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        THOMAS WOLFE&#39;S LETTERS TO HIS MOTHER. Edited by John Skally Terry. Signed

      New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons,, 1943 Wolfe, Thomas. THOMAS WOLFE&#39;S LETTERS TO HIS MOTHER. Edited by John Skally Terry. New York: Charles Scribner&#39;s Sons, 1943. First Edition. 8vo., 368pp. Printed manuscript endpapers. Inscribed to family friends on the second free endpaper. "Nov. 11, 1943: / Presented to / John & Essie Simmons / with all best wishes and / hopes that you enjoy Tom&#39;s / Letters. / Sincerely / Fred Wolfe". / Additionally inscribed: "And in memory of Tom, - / Allow me to add my appreciation / for your friendship / to my son Fred / Most Sincerely / Julia G. Wolfe / Mother of Tom / My age 83 yrs. Feb 16, 1943 / Asheville N.C.". An essentially fine copy in a very good or better dustwrapper that has been treated to a bit of professional archival restoration at the extremities. - A very nice copy. / Fred Wolfe Correspondence 1945 through 1955 with John and Essie Simmons are on deposit in The Thomas Wolfe Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

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        All This and Beven Too" original pen and ink drawing

      Sussex or Soho?,, 1943.. Original pen drawing, 29 x 21cms, signed "Peake 1943" lower left, mounted and framed in fine condition. Superb original pen and ink drawing of a miserable kangaroo in London, done for Quentin Crisp's 1943 war time book of poetry, All This and Bevin Too (and illustrated at page 13 of the book). The drawing depicts a kangaroo sitting in his blacked-out flat, struggling to fill out a civil service questionnaire; Ernest Bevin, of course, was the Minister of Labour in the United Kingdom as a member of the wartime coalition.The fine and intricate detail of Peake's drawing was poorly served by the subsequent publication in Crisp's book, a victim of the wartime paper rationing, but this original drawing captures the artist's marvellous skill. It is also an example of Peake's main artistic endeavours over the period of World War Two - depicting war scenes in both painting and poetry. Highly respected by his peers, Peake's friends included Dylan Thomas and Graham Greene and his work is included in the National Portrait Gallery and the Imperial War Museum.Mervyn Peake was born in Jiangxi Province of central China the son of missionaries with the London Missionary Society. He was educated at Tientsin Grammar School before moving to England in 1922. This drawing dates from what is genuinely agreed to be the most productive years of Peakes' career, not least his writing of the Gormenghast trilogy.

      [Bookseller: Hordern House Rare Books]
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        The Iliad [and] The Odyssey

      New York: The Heritage Press,, 1943. In the English verse translation by Alexander Pope illustrated with the classical designs of John Flaxman. 2 volumes, quarto. Finely bound by Maurin in red crushed morocco, titles and elaborate decoration to spines in compartments separated by raised bands, twin rule to boards, inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. With monochrome illustrations. Excellent condition. A handsomely bound copy of The Iliad and The Odyssey.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        THE FOUNTAINHEAD. Signed

      Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1943 Rand, Ayn. THE FOUNTAINHEAD. Signed. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1943. Inscribed Rarity. Tall 8vo., 754pp. First edition, third printing (August / September 1943) of Ayn Rand&#39;s masterpiece. Signed & dedicated on front free endpaper "To Ruth Alexander, Cordially, Ayn Rand. May 9, 1945" - An uncommon early inscription. A lovely near fine copy & like the first edition, first issue, bound in the publisher&#39;s original gilt-lettered red cloth. The book is tight & square, contents clean, minor fade to the spine gilt. Without the dustwrapper. There were 5 printings in 1943; The final 2, each of 5000 copies constituting the 4th & 5th editions. According to Perin A3a, the first edition was published May 8th 1943, [19570 copies] & was produced in 2 issues; the first issue in two printings totaling 7570 copies bound in red cloth - the second later issue actually published July 11th, bound in green cloth [12000 copies]. Perhaps the scarcest edition is actually the third - the example at hand, published September 9th in a very small run of only 2500 copies. Signed early edition copies of the tall format THE FOUNTAINHEAD are quite desirable. Presentation copies of this issue are rarely seen. Lovely custom red cloth clamshell case decorated with a blind-embossed upper cover.. Signed by Author. 1st Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        The Little Prince

      New York: Reynal and Hitchcock, 1943.. Signed Limited edition. One of 525 numbered copies. Signed by Antoine De Saint-Exupery. Small quarto, original salmon cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        The Little Prince, SIGNED By Author ?, 1st Edition , 6th Printing STATED in dJ ( This Copy from Library of Virginia Mathews, Who Was Author & Book Reviewer of Childrens Books & Winner of 1965 Womans National Bk Assoc Award & Daughter of John Mathews

      Published By Reynal & Hitchcock, NY ,383 Madison Ave, 1943 - HBDJ,1943, First Edition, Sixth Printing STATED, GOOD/GOOD+, SOLD AS-IS, - & Dust Wrapper is in Good Shape- ,Scarce Signed Childrens Book , 1943 on Copyright Page , Octavo in Original Beige pictorial cloth Composition Binding with Maroon Red decorations & Lettering continued on Spine which has slight Wear, Cover light rub, wear , , 91 numbered pages followed by the final two Pgs, one a Color picture, one with text, which are unpaginated. DJ light FoX, wear Tiny Chips Tears, light Soil Extremities & SMALL Stain front DJ, Darkening Spine DJ, Interior Nice tight Clean with Ink UNDERLINING or asterisk on Pg 26, 72, 73, 81, 84, 85, 91 & on Pgs 16-19, 25, 27,32, 46,47, 51, 60, 61, 66-70, 74-76, 78,79, 80 Pencil Brackets or Pencil Underlining, Pg 28 ink underlinging & Note at bottom in Ink, pg 31, 89 pencil & ink underlining, SIGNED by Author on Half Title pg BUT it Looks like Hutalle de saint Exupery Instead of Antoine de Saint-Exupery in Ink ?, WITH Title on Cover & Spine of Cover, with illustration of the little prince on front cover, embossed in maroon ink, and five line publisher's colophon at end on last page, PUBLISHERS Name on Spine Cover at Bottom, ,5-line colophon on last page, Color Frontispiece, Illustrated in Color, PriceClipped but Original $2.50 Intact on Inner Flap DJ, Autor lived (June 29, 1900 - July 31, 1944) was a French writer and aviator, This copy from Library of Virginia Mathews WITH Notation Slip inside back Mylar front DJ Back, ,This copy from Library of Virginia Mathews, who was author & book reviewer of Childrens Books & Winner of 1965 Womans National Bk Assoc award & Daughter of John Mathews, Osage Indain author of Wahkon-tah, the osage & white mans Road, with 5-line colophon on last page, Part Fable, Part Fairytale. Basis for the fine film starring Richard Kiley and one of the most beloved children's books of all time. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bluff Park Rare Books]
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        Bomber Pilot

      Hutchinson of London, 1943. Very Good/Good. 136 pages with blue cloth boards. First edition, with very clean pages and firm binding. The unclipped dustjacket is in protective plastic wrapper, it has light wear and a few small creases, a small chaff to the top of the spine edge. The only real &#39;fault&#39; to this volume is a newspaper picture of the author which has been stuck on the title page.

      [Bookseller: The World of Rare Books]
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      The letter signed and dated June 9th, 1943, the book published by His Majesty&#39;s Stationery Office, 1943. An original typewritten letter and first edition. 22 x18 cm and 8vo, the lettered typed on Treasury Chambers stationary, the first page with letter head and the remaining with embossed seal, stapled in the top left corner, the printed book in a binding for the Institute of Bankers Library of black cloth, printed paper label on the upper cover and institute emblem in gilt, the spine lettered in both gilt and manuscript. The letter is 10 pages on five sheets filling both sides of the paper; the book is 20 pp. Both letter and document in n excellent state of preservation, the letter very lightly creased from the original folding, the printed document with typical markings. AN EXTREMELY IMPORTANT LETTER OF EXCELLENT ECONOMIC CONTENT BY ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL MEN OF THE 20TH CENTURY. THIS LETTER HARKENS TO ISSUES RELEVANT IN OUR OWN DAY WITH ITS EMPHASIS ON DEVELOPING AND STABILIZING AN INTERNATIONAL AND WORKABLE MONETARY SYSTEM. This original 10 page letter of roughly 2000 words was reprinted in Volume 25 (Activities 1940-44 shaping the Post-War World: The Clearing Union) of the Collected Writings of John Maynard Keynes. The letter is from Keynes to Jacob Viner. Viner was a noted opponent of Keynes during the Great Depression. While he agreed with the policies of government spending that Keynes pushed for, Viner argued that Keynes&#39;s analysis was flawed and would not stand in the long run. Known for his enduring economic modeling of the firm, including the long- and short-run cost curves, his work is still used today. Viner is further known for having added the terms "trade creation" and "trade diversion" to the canon of economics in 1950. He also made important contributions to the theory of international trade and to the history of economic thought. While he was at Chicago, Viner co-edited the Journal of Political Economy with Frank Knight. In the letter Keynes provides a running commentary of his responses to reading through a paper Viner was soon to have published in the Yale Review. Keynes calls Viner&#39;s paper "one of the few important contributions to the discussion (of an international Clearing Union) which have yet come to hand." Keynesian economics is the view that in the short run, especially during recessions, productive activity is strongly influenced by aggregate demand (total spending in the economy); and that aggregate demand does not necessarily equal the productive capacity of the economy. Instead, aggregate demand is influenced by a host of factors and sometimes behaves erratically, affecting production, employment, and inflation. The theories forming the basis of Keynesian economics were first presented by the British economist John Maynard Keynes in his book, The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money, published in 1936, during the Great Depression. Keynes contrasted his approach to the &#39;classical&#39; (more commonly &#39;neoclassical&#39;) economics that preceded his book. The interpretations of Keynes that followed are contentious and several schools of economic thought claim his legacy. Keynesian economists often argue that private sector decisions sometimes lead to inefficient macroeconomic outcomes which require active policy responses by the public sector, in particular, monetary policy actions by the central bank and fiscal policy actions by the government, in order to stabilize output over the business cycle.[ Keynes&#39;s ideas became widely accepted after WWII, and until the early 1970s, Keynesian economics provided the main inspiration for economic policy makers in Western industrialized countries. Through the 1950s, moderate degrees of government demand leading industrial development, and use of fiscal and monetary counter-cyclical policies continued, and reached a peak in the "go go" 1960s, where it seemed to many Keynesians that prosperity was now permanent. In 1971, Republican US President Richard Nixon even proclaimed "I am now a Keynesian in economics." However, with the oil shock of 1973, and the economic problems of the 1970s, modern liberal economics began to fall out of favor.

      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
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      New York: William E. Rudge&#39;s Sons. 1943. 4to., original cloth-backed pattern paper-covered boards, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, glassine wrapper, slipcase, inserted in cardboard mailer. (ii), ix, 187 pages.. First edition, one of the 199 numbered copies signed by Rogers constituting the large-paper edition. The large-paper copy is in a different binding than the trade edition and contains four decorations in color, all executed by Rogers. It also features one of Rogers&#39; printer&#39;s marks engraved and printed by Allen Lewis, a frontispiece portrait and numerious illustrations. A beautifully produced book with many examples of typography in different colors, this volume is a study in book design and printing by one of the best American designers of the 20th century. Publisher&#39;s slip tipped-in. Also present is the four page prospectus to this book which encloses a four page facsimile printing from the book. Also present is the well printed "A Luncheon to Mr. Bruce Rogers" staged to honor him and his fellow craftsmen for producing this book. Also present is a four page brochure issued by Hurlbut Paper Company touting the fact that they made the paper for this book. Also present is an A.N.s. by Rogers dated 1947. Beautifully preserved copy of an important book.

      [Bookseller: Oak Knoll Books/Oak Knoll Press]
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        Georgia Boy.

      New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1943 - Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to spine in silver. With the dust jacket. Small mark to fore-edge and to rear cover, otherwise a fine copy in the lightly rubbed jacket with a faintly faded spine panel. First edition, first impression. From the collection of the famous book collector Rolland Comstock, with his bookplate. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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        Stallion and Jack Fighting

      Associated American Artists, 1943. unbound. very good(+). View. Black and white lithograph. Image measures 11.75" x 15.5". Dramatic view of two horses intertwined in an aggressive embrace (catalogue number C-39) from an edition of 250. Stone is signed with initials and date. Title, signature and edition number (2) in pencil. Inscription in pencil reads "Use this print but get it no darker", indicating that this is perhaps an artist&#39;s proof. George L. Miller&#39;s signature is also present. This print is related to earlier oil painting (1930), a watercolor study and a drawing. John Steuart Curry (1897-1946) was an American Regionalist painter and print maker, known for his scenes of rural America. This print was part of a series printed by George L. Miller and distributed by the Associated American Artists. From 1934-1949, the AAA sought to disseminate their work to the public in an affordable manner: they produced each print in editions of 250 and sold them for $5 a piece, first through department stores and later by themselves. The group focused on representational and regional artists including Grant Wood and Thomas Hart Benton. Tape residue in top corners.

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        WAR SPEECHES. Into Battle; The Unrelenting struggle; The End of the Beginning; Onwards to victory; The Dawn of Liberation; Victory; Secret Session Speeches

      Cassell and Company. London. 1943-46. FIRST EDITIONS of volumes 3 to 7. Volumes 1 & 2 are 10th and 3rd printings, respectively, from December 1943. 7 Volumes. 8vo. A complete set of Churchill&#39;s war speeches. A clean and tight set which has been finely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in mid twentieth century half dark blue morocco leather. Spines with five raised bands, each with gilt piping. Compartments ruled and lettered in gilt. Blue cloth on boards. Top edges gilt. Spines are all uniformly faded to an attractive grey/blue colour. Overall a very good set. A fantastic presentation of this important collection.

      [Bookseller: Paul Foster Books]
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        The End of the Beginning *SIGNED*

      London: Cassell & Co, 1943 Rebound in half maroon leather and marbled boards by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in Very Good condition. This copy signed by Winston Churchill with an original cut signature.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Half-Leather. Very Good/No Jacket.

      [Bookseller: Liber Mirabilis]
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        Autographed Document Signed

      Washington, D.C., 1943. unbound. Fine autographed document signed in full by the President appointing Mrs. Carmen Vial de Senoret as Consul of Chile at Boston, Massachusetts. Cream-colored vellum with paper seal intact and stamped signature of then Secretary of State Cordell Hull. 19" x 23". Washington, D.C., December 10, 1943.

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        Laura (First Edition)

      Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1943. First Edition. First Edition. Basis for the classic 1944 film noir directed by Otto Preminger and starring Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews and Vincent Price.& & About Near Fine, with the board edges lightly faded and rubbed, in a professionally restored, Near Fine example of the rare dust jacket. Jacket spine lightly faded, with some light soil to the rear panel.

      [Bookseller: Royal Books, Inc.]
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