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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]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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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

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Coenobium]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Captain Ahab's Rare Books]
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      1943 - Spencer Tracy-Irene Dunne 27x41 One Sheet Poster. Stone Litho Linen backed original movie poster WWII Aviation Action movie poster. Theatrical release poster. NOT A VIDEO RELEASE, OR REPRINT! Excellent item for display. This Is original and was produced to be used for theater display and promotion. Don't miss out on this one! Condition is C7 . Folded, soiling, creases, very minor paper loss & color touch up. Check the Image! Poster held up w/magnets in photo NOT pushpins. Condition: VG/FN

      [Bookseller: DTA Collectibles]
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      1943 - Maria Montez-Jon Hall-Sabu 27x41 One Sheet Movie Poster. Theatrical release poster. NOT A VIDEO RELEASE, OR REPRINT! Excellent item for display. This Is original and was produced to be used for theater display and promotion. Don't miss out on this one! Condition is C2 . Folded, pin holes, pieces of tape/tape stain residue, foxing, soiling, holes tears of more than 1 inch.Check the Image! Poster held up w/magnets in photo NOT pushpins. Silent Movie Condition: P/FR

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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.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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      CASA EDITRICE MAONE SD, NAPOLI - ITALIANO Volume intonso, pagine brunite da fattore tempo e con lievissima fioritura, due foto in nero fuori testo, a fine volume carte topografiche ripiegate, coperta morbida ingiallita, con fioritura, con strappetti al dorso ed ai bordi e con angolo superiore mancante

      [Bookseller: Biblioteca di Babele]
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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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        These Happy Golden Years

      Harper & Brothers Publishers 1943 - Stated first edition, first printing with publisher's date code of "A-S." Near Fine with light reading crease to spine, previous owner name stamp to front paste down, offsetting to end sheets and light toning to pages. In a Near Fine dust jacket with publisher's original price of $2.00 intact, toning, fading to spine panel, light soiling and light edge wear. The eighth book in Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House series--originally intended to be the last title, though one more would follow. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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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]

      [Bookseller: PRISCA]
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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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      the john c. winston ompany 1943 - 1943 10th Printing Stated hardcover Very Good dustjacket GOOD has a lot of wear to back cover top edge and the rest of the covers edges/corners are worn, original $2.00 price is intact inside front cover brodart covered, The provenance for this book is Ethel Blakley Bell. She was living in Los Angeles circa 1940. The movie based on this story was released in 1943. The movie starred Roddy McDowall and Pal (also known as Lassie). The title page notes "This autograph (paw marks) I am a witness to it. She was the Real Movie dog and mother of all show dogs since E.B.B". The dedication page has an additional 1964 Christmas gift inscription. From Ethel Blakley Bell to Wayne C. Irwin. Presumably this was part of some promotion for the movie. Or limited to close friends of the production movie crew. Unclear how many copies of this book were actually signed. However the signature (paw print) is guaranteed as authentic. A classic story of the Collie Lassie. Cover boards have mild shelf wear and darkening. With mild bumping to the top corner boards. The pages have mild age toning. The binding is a little loose. Some of the pages have mild printing creases at the top. However this was as printed. A few pages have a hint of top to bottom crease. With additional mild reading wear some of the pages. The edges of the text block have mild darkening. Overall book is in good condition in good cover boards. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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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

      [Bookseller: Libreria del Riacquisto Libet]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Antikvariat Bryggen]
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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]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Bookbid Rare Books]
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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)

      [Bookseller: Costa LLibreter]
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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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        ALL STAR COMICS #18 Sandman. Wonder Woman. Spectre. High Grade. 1943

      DC 1943 - -WONDER WOMAN, ATOM, HAWKMAN, SPECTRE and more! -Nice colors on this black cover. No rips, tears, missing pieces. Complete book with no restoration. Condition: VF

      [Bookseller: DTA Collectibles]
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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.

      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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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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        Shrewsbury School Library Bindings, Catalogue Raisonne Illustrated Mainly From Photographs By The Late P W Pilcher

      Oxford: Printed For The Librarian Of Shrewsbury School At The University Press. Good+. 1943. Limited Edition. Hardback. Publisher's original quarter white cloth over maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine, limited numbered edition, this is copy no. 96 of an edition limited to 200 copies, xl, 183, plus 62 plates, pp., old dampstain damage to front & rear boards, in original plain paper dustwrapper, fore-edge untrimmed, internally clean, no ownership names, slight darkening to half-title, colour frontis, descriptive text followed by 62 full-page illustrations of bindings & rubbings, internally VG in a Good only binding due to the dampstaining, scarce. ; 11" x 13"; 183 pages .

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        Charming Early Autograph letter Signed 'Margaret', to Mrs Bruce (Rose, 1930-2002, Princess, Sister of Queen Elizabeth II, Countess of Snowdon)

      1943 - thanking her "so very much for the sweet little daffodils and thyme. It was very kind of you to give me such a lovely present. I hope you are having lovely weather down at Windsor, we have had a lot of rain but today is too beautiful .", she ends that she had a wonderful birthday with lots of presents, 1 side 8vo., on Buckingham Palace headed paper, 24th August slightly creased and with some discolouration not affecting the text

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      Published by Hodder & Stoughton, 1943. 1st edition.. Hardback. Nearly Fine/Very Good. Illustrated by Soper, Eileen. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper. Blue cloth, black titles. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. Minimal bumping and rubbing to spine and corners. Contents fine. Dustwrapper has repaired tears to corners of rear flap, has loss to top of spine which affects rear panel as well and is just a little edge rubbed. A super copy. This copy would make a wonderful gift. [R]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        The Fountainhead

      New York: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1943. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition, First Printing in second issue green cloth. Very Good. Cloth at spine darkened, lightly rubbed at extremities and light surface wear. Pages toned, foxing to edge of page block and offsetting to end sheets. States "First Edition" on the copyright page; all other issue points and printing errors are irrelevant. Perinn A3.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Handy Signs The Sheet Music For The Saint Louis Blues

      1943. Signed sheet music. 9 ¼” x 12”. 6pg. February 8, 1943. No place. The sheet music for The Saint Louis Blues signed â€

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        Roitarmeish [= The Red Army Man]

      ICUF Yidisher kultur-farband, 189 Second Avenue, New York, 3, New York 1943 - Title page illustration by Marc Chagall. hinges exposed. Front blank endpaper detached. Damage to boards. Itzik Feffer (September 10, 1900 ¿ August 12, 1952), also Fefer (Yiddish ¿¿¿¿¿ ¿¿¿¿¿¿¿, Russian ¿¿¿¿ ¿¿¿¿¿, ¿¿¿à¿ ¿¿¿¿¿ò¿¿¿¿¿ ¿è¿¿¿) was a Soviet Yiddish poet executed on the Night of the Murdered Poets during Joseph Stalin's purges. Itzik Feffer was born in Shpola, a town in Zvenigorod uyezd (district) of Kiev guberniya, Imperial Russia. During the Second World War, he was a military reporter with the rank of colonel and was vice chairman of the Soviet Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee (JAC). He and Solomon Mikhoels traveled to the United States in 1943 in a well-documented fund-raising trip. In 1948, after the assassination of the JAC Chairman Solomon Mikhoels, Feffer, along with other JAC members, was arrested and accused of treason. Feffer had been an informer for the NKVD (predecessor of the KGB) since 1943. Feffer reportedly cooperated with the investigation, providing false information that would lead to the arrest and indictment of over a hundred people, but at the trial, he made openly nationalistic statements and expressed pride in his Jewish identity. Feffer had also allegedly been one of the "most loyal and conformist Yiddish poets", who had helped to enforce strict ideological control over other Yiddish writers, and had a history of denouncing colleagues for their "nationalistic hysteria". However, in 1952, Feffer, along with other defendants, was tried at a closed JAC trial, and executed on August 12, 1952, at Lubyanka prison. Feffer was rehabilitated posthumously in 1955, after Stalin's death. The American concert singer and actor Paul Robeson met Feffer on July 8, 1943, in New York during a Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee event chaired by Albert Einstein, one of the largest pro-Soviet rallies ever held in the United States. After the rally, Paul Robeson and his wife Eslanda Robeson, befriended Feffer and Mikhoels. Six years later, in June 1949, during the 150th anniversary celebration of the birth of Alexander Pushkin, Robeson visited the Soviet Union to sing in concert. According to David Horowitz, In America, the question "What happened to Itzhak Feffer?" entered the currency of political debate. There was talk in intellectual circles that Jews were being killed in a new Soviet purge and that Feffer was one of them. It was to quell such rumors that Robeson asked to see his old friend, but he was told by Soviet officials that he would have to wait. Eventually, he was informed that the poet was vacationing in the Crimea and would see him as soon as he returned. The reality was that Feffer had already been in prison for three years, and his Soviet captors did not want to bring him to Robeson immediately because he had become emaciated from lack of food. While Robeson waited in Moscow, Stalin's police brought Feffer out of prison, put him the care of doctors, and began fattening him up for the interview. When he looked sufficiently healthy, he was brought to Moscow. The two men met in a room that was under secret surveillance. Feffer knew he could not speak freely. When Robeson asked how he was, he drew his finger nervously across his throat and motioned with his eyes and lips to his American comrade. They're goin to kill us, he said. When you return to America you must speak out and save us. During his concert in Tchaikovsky Hall on June 14 - which was broadcast across the entire country - Robeson publicly paid tribute to Feffer and the late Mikhoels, singing the Vilna Partisan song "Zog Nit Keynmol" in both Russian and Yiddish. Recordings of the concert survived, but Robeson's spoken words are lost. Feffer was a prolific poet who wrote almost exclusively in Yiddish, and his poems were widely translated into Russian and Ukrainian. He is considered one of the greatest Soviet poets in the Yiddish language and his poems were widely admired inside and outside Russia. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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