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      Moscow, Foreign Languages Pub. House. 1st English Language Edition. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 40 pages ; 19 cm. Contemporary account, published in 1943, of the very first war crimes trial against Nazi defendants, held following the Russians' recapturing of Krasnodar From the Germans who had occupied it. SS-sonderkommando units massacred thousands of Russian citizens, Jews and communists. The trials were held immediately, in the summer of 1943, while the war against Hitler was ongoing. Includes transcript from the trial and gruesome photographs of the victims of the atrocities. SUBJECT (S) : War crimes -- Soviet Union. Back wrapper creased. Marking on Front Wrapper. Paper toning. Overall about very good condition. Very important. (holo2-135-10)

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books LLC]
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        Revue Hommage1: Dessins de Bonnard, Dufy, Maillol, Matisse, Picasso & Hommage 2: Dessins de Matisse

      Revue Hommage1: Dessins de Bonnard, Dufy, Maillol, Matisse, Picasso & Hommage, 2: Dessins de Matisse Art magazine published in Monaco and directed by Philippe Fontana. For this edition only the first and second number were published.Hommage 1: Monaco, December 1943. First number of Hommage magazine, Folio in original grey folder wrapper. The collection containing: one poem by Pierre Emmanuel in fac-simile illustrated by Leon Zack in sepia, and the following prints: Etude by Bonnard, Symphonie by Dufy in double page, two nudes by Maillol, of which one in double page, two portraits by Matisse, and a satire by Picasso in double page.Hommage 2: Dessins de Matisse Monaco, Juin 1944. Poems de Paul Eluard, foreword by Andre Rouveyre. Folio in original grey folder wrapper. The collection containing: 3 poems in fac-simile by Eluard preceded by an original lithograph by Leonor Fini on the frontispiece, an original photograph by Brassai of Matisse at work, introductory text by Rouveyre, 10 prints reproducing the original drawings by Matisse for this edition, complete of two blueprints with explanations for two portraits, followed by a letter in fac -simile by Matisse with the list of the drawings. Limited and numbered edition of 1050 copies.Very good condition. Extra pictures on request.

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        Christmas - This Way! [with] Original Brass binding die-stamp for the spine of the book

      Oxford University Press, New York 1943 - First edition. Illustrated by Robb Beebe. Octavo. Slight wear, about fine in handsome near fine dustwrapper with a short tear and modest age-toning.[With]: Original brass binding die stamp for the spine of the book. Approximately 0.5" x 6.75". A little tarnished, else near fine. The die reads (in reverse lettering): "Beebe / Christmas This Way / Oxford".The provenance presents a mildly interesting story: a local colleague was buying books out of the trunk of a gentleman's car and came across a bag of brass die-stamps from the Oxford University Press from the late 1930s through the early 1950s, when Oxford did much of their printing in the U.S. My colleague inquired and the gentleman revealed that his next stop was the scrap yard where he was going to sell the dies to be melted down for the brass. My colleague paid him double the scrap price for them. We paid a bit more. In any event, a unique artifact from this charming children's book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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      New York: Pantheon Books / Bollingen Series, 1943. [8],84,[4]pp. Quarto book of text, in printed wrappers, accompanied by printed cloth portfolio (62 x 47 cm) with ribbon ties, containing eighteen original color pochoir prints. The upper and lower paper folding flaps enclosing the plates are a bit rumbled and snagged, slight bumps to extreme lower corner of a few plates, some occasional isolated marginal smudges or tiny spots (some inherent in paper), otherwise an unusually nice set, very good to near fine. The uncommon and beautiful first edition of the first publication in the numbered sequence of the Bollingen Series, and one of the most elaborate productions to appear under its imprint. Jeff King (Hashkeh-yilth-e- yah; 1865-1964) lived on the Pinedale Navaho Reservation, and performed this ritual on the occasion of the departure of Navaho men to serve in the US Army during WWII. Oakes, who was then living on the reservation, was allowed to record the two day ceremony, and kept a record of the elaborate sandpaintings that are integral to the ritual. Based on his service as an Army scout from 1891-1911, King was the first Navaho to be interred at Arlington National Cemetery. The Bollingen Series, published under the auspices of the Bollingen Foundation with the support of Paul Mellon and his first wife, Mary, has to be reckoned one of the most ambitious and significant publishing enterprises of the 20th century. And it was highly appropriate that it was inaugurated by this beautiful production incorporating commentary by Joseph Campbell, who was long associated with the Series as author and editor.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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      LATERZA, BARI 1943 - ITALIANO Firma appartenenza e piccola fioritura all'occhiello, pagine color paglia con segno al bordo di pag.5 e sottolineature a pag.7 con matita blu altrimenti in buonissimo stato di conservazione, tagli non rifilati e con fioritura, brossura editoriale leggermente scolorita, con lievissima fioritura con lievi segni di usura

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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        Le Grand Meaulnes (#47 of 50 copies)

      Bruxelles: Editions Du Nord, 1943. Original Wraps. Nelly Degouy. Number 47 of 50 copies on Holland Van Gelder paper, with an extra suite of 30 color plates in original envelope; original paper covered slipcase. Original pictorial wrappers, original glassine dust jacket. A lovely copy, internally clean and bright, with no markings of any kind; glassine dust jacket with small loss at spine ends; slipcase is very good.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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      Leipzig: Karl Baedeker. Very Good+. 1943. First Edition. Hardcover. Spine a bit sunned. An unusually well preserved copy ; Note on page facing preface: "Für die aus dem Osten nach dem Reich Reisenden ist das Generalgouvernement bereits ein stark heimatlich anmutendes Gebilde, für die aus dem Reich nach dem osten Reisenden aber ist es bereits der erste Gruss einer östlichen Welt, Generalgouverneur Reichsminister Dr. Frank am 23. Oktober 1942"; 16mo; LXIV, 264 pages .

      [Bookseller: Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore]
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        Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

      Paris: Le Vasseur & Cie, 1943. Original Wraps. Orig. printed stiff wrappers. Near fine in nicked slipcases. 2 vols.. Icart, Louis. 249 & 166 pages. 24 x 18 cm. Twenty-four tinted watercolors (aquarelles) by Louis Icart with two additional suites: one in color and one in black and white printed on Velin D'Arches paper in a Limited Edition, copy 265 of 400. Translation by Gerard de Nerval and printed by Draeger Freres. Another of many sterling book art publications printed in Paris during the German occupation. A brilliant exemplar, printed in red and black, extremely clean and bright with cover glassine over wrappers.

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        Ex Libris di Franco Rognoni

      Milano: Bolaffio, Collana Incisori d'Eccezione , 1943. Rilegato tela (cloth). Ottimo (Fine). 24 puntesecche originali applicate su carta pesante, firmate a matita dall'Artista (cm 8x6,5, foglio 15x11,5). Testo di Luigi Filippo Bolaffio. Cm 20x30. pp. 12 + 24 plates. Ottimo (Fine). Edizione originale di 150 es. numerati.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico MArini]
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        Homer Price

      Viking 1943 - Very good first edition, with First Published October 1943 on the copyright page, in a very good first issue dust jacket, with original price of $2 still on front flap of dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1943. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good/Good. Illustrated by Abbey, J.. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper. The First Adventure of the Five Find-Outers and Dog. Discoveries, Shocks, Surprises and Excitements by the dozen! Blue cloth, magnifying glass vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. 164 pages. SIGNED by the author on an autograph slip which has been stuck to the front free-endpaper and dedicated to Ria. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Autograph slip is foxed but contents are fine. Dustwrapper is edge creased and torn with some slight loss and tape repairs on verso. [R]

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        The Handsome Heart

      New York: Coward-McCann. (1943). First. First edition. Tiny contemporary owner name, near fine in good plus, rubbed dustwrapper with shallow loss at the extremities. De Vries' exceptionally uncommon second book, easily his scarcest, a novel published during wartime that is nearly impossible to find in jacket. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        Il mondo libero. Raccolta costituita da 31 numeri di questa rivista dal n. 1 del settembre 1943 al n. 34 del febbraio 1945

      Disponiamo dei seguenti numeri: 1943: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7; 1944: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 1315, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29; 1945: 30, 31, 32, 33, 34. La rivista cambia il formato negli anni: i primi 12 fascicoli misurano 26 x 35 cm; ne seguono 8 di formato 18 x 26 cm, gli ultimi 11 misurano 21 x 29 cm. Rivista di propaganda alleata pubblicata dai servizi di informazione anglo-americani durante la Seconda Guerra Mondiale. Affiora un taglio che, particolarmente nell'impaginazione, si stacca da simili pubblicazioni di propaganda bellica per avvicinarsi a modelli vicini a quelli di riviste come Life ecc. ITA

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      New York: L.B. Fischer, 1943. First Edition. First Printing. A Very Good copy of the author's first novel, lacking the dustjacket. Spine panel slightly faded, moderate edgewear to the spine ends and corner tips, with the top foredge lightly soiled. Wolfert has inscribed this copy "For Sidney Cohen with best wishes, Ira Wolfert." Like Wolfert, Cohen was a native New Yorker, and a noted psychiatrist who reported the effects of LSD during the 1960's. Wolfert didn't sign much, which makes the association here all the more interesting. 'Tucker's People' is a novel Walter Rideout credits as "one of the most distinguished American novels of the whole forties," and basis for the sinister 1948 film noir directed by Abraham Polonsky. A key film noir source title, and one that is seldom encountered signed.

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      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1943., 1943. First edition. First edition. Fine in dust jacket with light restoration to the spine ends and extremities. Jake and Helene Justus visit New York City on a vacation, which quickly becomes a disaster. Helene sends an S.O.S. to John J. Malone and the three of them try to solve four puzzling events. An elusive and desirable title.

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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.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Fountainhead book. Ayn Rand. FIRST EDITION, Second Printing Circa 1943. Bobbs-Merrill. Objectivism. Libertarian. Collector.

      ABOUT: Ayn Rand The Fountainhead Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1943. ** First Edition. This First Edition, second issue bound in green boards instead of Red has the words "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. The TRUE FIRST EDITION is bound in RED boards. CONDITION: VG- No dust cover No highlighting or any other kind of blemishes, Edges are smooth, Pages are clean, binding is tight. Whenever possible we handpick our books for very good condition & quality; we also carefully examine each book we receive to ensure that each one meets our strict quality criteria. An extraordinary amount of care is taken for shipping and handling of the books and we provide a Free Tracking Number with all of our orders. Our books ship well packaged, protected with bubble wrap. We promise quick shipping and delivery. We strive to provide excellent service!

      [Bookseller: Vintage Bookworms]
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        Ministère de la reconstruction et de l'urbanisme : Charte de l'urbanisme

      Paris, Imprimerie Nationale 1943 - In-8° broché, 24 pages. Mythique chartre qui préfigure la célèbre chartre d'Athènes et que Le Corbusier ne laissera jamais évoquée par crainte d'un rappel de son travail auprès du gouvernement de Vichy. Selon l'Encyclopédie Larousse : « Personnalité provocante : cet homme que les militants d'extrême droite qualifiaient si aisément de bolchevik était membre d'une organisation fasciste. » De même source : « En 1941 Destin de Paris reprenant le « Plan Voisin » est un appel ouvert à l'autorité de Vichy. » En 1926, Le Corbusier se rapproche de membres du Faisceau de Georges Valois, un des premiers partis fascistes organisé en France23 et dissout en 1928, associant antiparlementarisme et syndicalisme révolutionnaire, où certains participants prônent la mise en place d'une politique nationale d'aménagement du territoire et de planification urbaine. En janvier 1931, il devient ainsi membre du comité de rédaction de la revue Plans fondée en 1930 par Philippe Lamour, considéré comme le père de l'aménagement du territoire en France, un ancien membre de ce parti, tout comme Hubert Lagardelle, François de Pierrefeu et Pierre Winter membres du comité de rédaction. En 1933, il participe à la revue Prélude dirigée par son ami Winter, ancien membre du Faisceau également. Néanmoins, dans un article publié la même année dans cette revue, Le Corbusier attaque à la fois « l'architecture mussolinienne moderne » et le régime lui-même : « Rome imitant Rome, une folle redondance. » François de Pierrefeu contribue pour sa part à la revue Plans et à la revue Prélude. Bien que d'origine suisse, Le Corbusier a tenté en vain de vendre ses idées au régime de Vichy, à l'occasion de la modernisation mise en oeuvre de la règlementation de l'urbanisme et des futures reconstructions, pendant les 17 mois et demi de son séjour dans cette ville, de janvier 1941 à juillet 1942, malgré la nomination d'Hubert Lagardelle comme ministre du Travail dans le gouvernement Pierre Laval (avril 1942-novembre 1943). Pour ce faire, François de Pierrefeu est aux côtés de Le Corbusier, période durant laquelle ils signent ensemble le livre La Maison des hommes. En juin 1942, son plan d'urbanisme pour Alger est rejeté. Après le départ de Le Corbusier de Vichy, le 1er juillet 1942, il devient de mi-1942 au 20 avril 1944 conseiller technique à La Fondation française pour l'étude des problèmes humains dirigée par l'eugéniste et prix Nobel de médecine de 1912, le professeur Alexis Carrel. François de Pierrefeu continue de défendre les intérêts de l'architecte auprès des autorités gouvernementales. Par la suite, en 1944, Pierre Winter sera quant à lui nommé inspecteur général du Travail du gouvernement de Vichy. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Typed letter signed

      Faber and Faber, London, 13 October 1943 - One page, approximately 350 words, to the art scholar Hartley Ramsden explaining at some length a delay in the publication of his essay, apparently in an anthology: "I have your letter of the 5th October and am much distressed to learn the facts which you set before me." "The delay is entirely due to circumstances arising out of the war. The available printers have limited resources and we have to have those books printed first which are needed first, and after printing there are often similar delays owing to the difficulties of the binders." The book which took precedence was `Education through Art' by Herbert Read, with whom Ramsden had been at handbags drawn the previous year in the pages of Cyril Connolly's `Horizon' magazine. Folded twice for mailing else in nice condition. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Peter Grogan]
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      Moscow, Foreign Languages Pub. House 1943 - 1st English Language Edition. Original Wrappers. 8vo. 40 pages ; 19 cm. Contemporary account, published in 1943, of the very first war crimes trial against Nazi defendants, held following the Russians’ recapturing of Krasnodar From the Germans who had occupied it. SS-sonderkommando units massacred thousands of Russian citizens, Jews and communists. The trials were held immediately, in the summer of 1943, while the war against Hitler was ongoing. Includes transcript from the trial and gruesome photographs of the victims of the atrocities. SUBJECT (S) : War crimes -- Soviet Union. Back wrapper creased. Marking on Front Wrapper. Paper toning. Overall about very good condition. Very important. (holo2-135-10) [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Dan Wyman Books, LLC]
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        Nove poesie di Dante.

      Giovanni Mardersteig, 1943. dei 51 esemplari impressi a mano 50 sono stati numerati e uno, su carta Giappone, è senza numero. il nostro è l'esemplare numero 34

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        Den Afrikanske farm + Foto med Marilyn Monroe

      København 1943. I) Privat postkortfotografi: Fotografi av Marilyn Monroe, Karen Blixen og Carson. HILSEN fra Karen Blixen på verso.(II) Den Afrikanske farm.Originalt omslag. Noe slitasje ved ryggstripe og langs omslagets ytterkanter. DEDIKASJON fra Karen Blixen på smusstittel. Et stjernespekket lunsjtreff... I februar 1959 holdt Karen Blixen en tale ved American Academy of Arts' årlige festmiddag. Ved Blixens bord satt den amerikanske forfatteren og Blixen-beundrerinnen Carson McCullers. Under middagen forteller Blixen at hun kunne tenke seg å treffe Marilyn Monroe, noe McCullers overhører. Hun kontakter sin forfatterkollega Arthur Miller (gift med Monroe1956-61) og arrangerer en lunsj hvor de fire treffes. 3 år etter at dette fotografiet tas, dør Blixen og Monroe med en måneds mellomrom. Møtet er dokumentert ved nedenstående privatutførte postkortfotografi, påskrevet i Karen Blixens hånd på verso.

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      Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1943.. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Several mild pressure creases to cloth at upper spine end, else a fine copy in very good to near fine pictorial dust jacket with light wear at spine ends, rubbing to corner tips, and 41 mm closed tear at upper edge of front panel. A pretty copy. (#118236)

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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      New York: William Morrow, 1943. First Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Near Fine/Very Good-. Ocatvo. A near fine copy bound in brown cloth with green lettering spine. In a very good- dust jacket with chips, short closed tear. 280 pp. A scarce title.

      [Bookseller: Charles Parkhurst Rare Books, Inc.]
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        The Case of the Smoking Chimney

      Morrow 1943 - Very good first edition in a good dust jacket, inscribed warmly to fellow writer "Tee" Rose, whose article on the "U.S. Male" appeared in a 1948 Argosy magazine with a Gardner piece. Jacket is missing a strip of the front flap where it attaches to the front panel of the dust jacket, and the same in the rear flap. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Dictionary of American Biography

      New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1943. Later edition. Small quarto. Twenty-one volumes. Near fine with lightly discolored spines on most volumes. The dictionary complete in twenty volumes, along with an index. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Case of the Smoking Chimney

      Morrow, 1943 Very good first edition in a good dust jacket, inscribed warmly to fellow writer "Tee" Rose, whose article on the "U.S. Male" appeared in a 1948 Argosy magazine with a Gardner piece. Jacket is missing a strip of the front flap where it attaches to the front panel of the dust jacket, and the same in the rear flap.. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good.

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      - 1943 Montaner y Simon, Barcelona Ej. XI/XII. Dibujo original plancha de Edouard Chimot, serie completa de todos estados de los grabados, ensayos, vistos buenos y un punta seca. 118 p. + lam. 27x21 cm. Enc. piel, guardas en tela. Papel pergamino Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web. (llibre de bibliòfil)

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      Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1943. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good/Very Good. Illustrated by Cable, W. Lindsay. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. Red cloth, white titles, vignette of two schoolgirls to front cover. B/w illustrations. 153 pages. Spine and corners bumped and very slightly rubbed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Small indentation to title-page and corner creases to page 29. Foxing to textblock. Price-cut wrapper is a little edge chipped with minimal loss and a few small tape repairs on verso. [R]

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

      Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1943. First edition. Previous owner's armorial bookplate affixed to front paste down, cloth rubbed at spine ends and corner tips with some loss to the gilt of the publisher's lettering at the base of the spine, a very good to nearly fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket with a small closed tear to the upper spine panel and mild age darkening and small stain to the rear panel. (20812). Large octavo, cloth. The second omnibus collection of Lovecraft's tales and other material. The fourth book issued by Arkham House. 1217 copies printed (the earlier companion volume, THE OUTSIDER AND OTHERS [1939], had a larger print run). Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1041. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-158. See Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-132. Joshi I-A-17.

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILA]
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      Oblong 8°, 110pp. mimeographed text with illustrations within text, [1] folding map, [3] pp. mimeographed maps, with originaly card binding, with mounted title page, red linen spine (Very Good, binding slightly stained and scuffed, old ink marks and annotations on the inner side of the wrappers. Pages 1-2 mounted on cover, therefore complete collation). - Baghdad: Wydawnictwo Referatu K.O. Dywizji Strzelców Karpackich [Publishing House of Carpathian Rifle Division] 1943. The book, accompanied with mimeographed illustrations, gives information on the history of Iraq as well as the contemporary description. The images at the back include a folding map of Mesopotamia, and Assyria and Babylonia, a map of modern Baghdad, Ur and ruins of Babylon, with a key. The book was published by the Carpathian Rifle Division, which was a part oft he Polish II Corps (Drugi Korpus Wojska Polskiego), stationed in Iraq in 1943 during WWII. The II Corps was formed in the same year, from the Polish soldiers, imprisoned in Gulags by the Soviets from 1939. The soldiers were released in 1941, after the Polish-Russian Military Agreement on 14 August, which allowed for the creation of a Polish Army on Soviet soil. In 1943 the Polish II Corps was formed from various units fighting alongside the Allies in all theatres of war, one of them being located in British-held Iraq. The corps consisted not only of Polish soldiers, but also of Jews, Belorussian and Ukrainians. The Polish Carpathian Rifle Division played a major role in the North African and the Italian Campaigns (1941–1945) as part of the British Eighth Army. After the war the devision was was housed at various locations in England, where they maintained a presence until 1962. The back cover is decorated by a symbol of the Carpathian Rifle Division – a pine tree, which also gave the division name Christmas Tree Division. The book is very rare. We could only trace five examples in institutions worldwide (4 in Polish libraries and one in the British Library).

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Dasa Pahor]
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        ALL STAR COMICS #18 Simon and Kirby art. Wonder Woman. Spectre. 1943

      DC 1943 - -WONDER WOMAN, ATOM, HAWKMAN, SPECTRE and more! -SIMON and KIRBY draw SANDMAN. -Unique cover. -Solid copy, small 1/2" split at bottom spine. Complete, no restoration. Condition: FN

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        Five Go Adventuring Again

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1943.. FIRST EDITION. Crown octavo, pp.192. With a chromolithographic frontispiece and frequent in-text illustrations. In publisher's light blue cloth with black titles to spine and upper board. With original colour-illustrated dust-jacket. Black ink ownership inscription to front free endpaper. Titles hand-embossed on title page. Slight reading lean. Some chipping to jacket edges, especially spine; red lettering to jacket spine sunned. Very good overall. The second 'Famous Five' adventure, rare in good condition due to war-time production quality.

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        George Washington Carver: An American Biography

      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1943. 1st ed. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. frontis, photos, index, viii, 342p. dj. 23cm. Jacket chipped and rather worn along edges and folds, and ends of backstrip. SIGNED (by "Geo W. Carver") in a shaky hand on a cancel leaf inserted between front free endpaper and half-title. This copy also has a card mounted on the bottom of cancel leaf printed "With the Compliments of" and signed "Austin W. Curtis, Jr." We don't know how many "signed" copies were issued with this "cancel" leaf but this is only our third copy. Austin W. Curtis, Jr., founder and C.E.O. of A. W. Curtis Laboratories in Detroit, which marketed rubbing oil, and skin and hair products, had previously been a well-regarded assistant to Carver at Tuskegee.

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