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        CLASSIC COMICS #15-Uncle Tom's Cabin-1st EDITION-First Print HRN 14-Comic

      Gilberton 1943 - UNCLE TOM'S CABIN. HRN 14. 1st printing. Cover is glossy with bright colors. Has a lite crease on cover along spine. Complete, no restoration. Condition: FN/VF

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        Photograph signed by Arturo Toscanini.

      no place: No publisher, 1943. Black and white photograph, with an image area measuring approximately 7 inches by 8.75 inches. The great conductor is posed in concert dress; this is a headshot showing him resting his head gently upon his hand. In the margin below the photograph is handwritten and signed in green ink "To Hortense & Robert Jacks cordially Arturo Toscanini Nov. 8 1943." Minor rippling to the margins not affecting the image, and minimal suface wear. The photographer is not identified, but "13 C" or "B. C." appears in the negative at the bottom left corner.. Signed. First Edition. Unbound. Very good condition. Quarto (4to).

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        Pilote de guerre.

      Éditions de la Maison française, New York 4228 - In-12 (189 x 122 mm) de 253 pp.Broché, couverture imprimée. Véritable ÉDITION ORIGINALE publiée en février aux États-Unis avant que Gallimard ne l?édite en France en novembre de la même année avec le consentement du gouvernement deVichy. L?ouvrage sera interdit dès février 1943 par la censure allemande qui en ordonnera la destruction.Exemplaire du tirage courant sur papier Corsican portant sur le faux-titre un envoi signé de Saint-Exupéry à M. et Mme Seznec.Historien de l'art et de la littérature, Jean Seznec (1905-1983) enseigna notamment à Cambridge, Harvard et Oxford.Excepté un dos très légèrement jauni et présentant quelques rides, l?exemplaire est en excellent état.

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        The Atlantic Charter. The President of the United States of America and the Prime Minister, Mr. Churchill, representing His Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom, being met together, deem it right to make known certain common principles in the national policies of their respective countries on which they base their hopes for a better future for the world.

      Washington, DC: Office of War Information, 1943 - Folio broadside (712 x 507 mm): OWI Poster No. 50. Creased where folded, one panel on verso toned and with a few ink splashes. In excellent condition. An attractive copy of the decidedly uncommon Atlantic Charter poster issued by the US Office of War Information: no copy located by Copac in any British or Irish institutional library; OCLC cites copies at McGill, Penn State, New York Public Library, Wooster, Denison, West Texas A&M only. "The Atlantic Charter was a joint declaration released by US President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill on August 14, 1941 following a meeting of the two heads of state in Newfoundland. The Atlantic Charter provided a broad statement of US and British war aims. Churchill and Roosevelt met on August 9 and 10, 1941 aboard the USS Augusta in Placentia Bay, Newfoundland, to discuss their respective war aims for the Second World War and to outline a postwar international system. The Charter they drafted included eight 'common principles' that the United States and Great Britain would be committed to supporting in the postwar world. Both countries agreed not to seek territorial expansion; to seek the liberalization of international trade; to establish freedom of the seas, and international labor, economic, and welfare standards. Most importantly, both the United States and Great Britain were committed to supporting the restoration of self-governments for all countries that had been occupied during the war and allowing all peoples to choose their own form of government. While the Atlantic Charter of August 1941 was not a binding treaty, it was, nonetheless, significant for several reasons. First, it publicly affirmed the sense of solidarity between the U.S. and Great Britain against Axis aggression. Second, it laid out President Roosevelt's Wilsonian-vision for the postwar world; one that would be characterized by freer exchanges of trade, self-determination, disarmament, and collective security. Finally, the Charter ultimately did serve as an inspiration for colonial subjects throughout the Third World, from Algeria to Vietnam, as they fought for independence" (US Office of the Historian online). This handsomely printed poster, designed by the distinguished typographer W. A. Dwiggins, has echoes of eighteenth century proclamations - from the choice of typeface to the distinctive bracketing of the names of Roosevelt and Churchill - lending the piece a gravitas and a sense of "the weight of history".

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1943 - 1943 Original Hardback Wisden (Reduced)

      1943. Hi, This lot is an 1943 Original Hardback Wisden, in very good condition. £55 Off. The boards are very clean, there is one mark to the rear board and very slight fading to the spine gilts, the spine cloth is dark than the other boards. Internally it is very nice with clean pages and strong hinges. Small stamp to the bottom of page 3.

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        VITA D'UN UOMO - POESIE II: 1919-1935 SENTIMENTO DEL TEMPO Con un saggio di Alfredo Gargiulo.

      Verona, Mondadori, 1943. In-16 gr., brossura, sovracoperta figur. a colori, pp. 132. Comprende 64 poesie e 1 poemetto in 6 canti. "Prima edizione" della Collana “Lo Specchio - I Poeti del Nostro Paese”. Cfr. Gambetti / Vezzosi, p. 935. Tiratura di 499 esempl. numerati, su carta a mano, e firmati dall'A. nel mese di febbraio 1943. Il ns., 8, ha una lunga e bella dedica autografa: “Tu sai, caro Carrieri, che / la poesia è prima nella / vita, e poi nelle parole / e ti offro dunque / fraternamente questo / libro che ami / Il tuo / Giuseppe Ungaretti / Roma, il 24/3/XXI”. Molto ben conservato.

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        ANTI-ALLIES, ANTI-PARTISAN PROPAGANDA: Englands Kriegsschuld [Engliand’s Fault].

      Kranj, Slovenia: NS Gauverlag und Druckerei Kärnten GmbH [] 1943 - 8°, 40 pp. in German and Slovene, original wrappers with illustrated cover, stapled (Very Good). A rare anti-Allied propaganda pamphlet in German and Slovene, printed in Kranj, Slovenia, during WWII, by the Nazis. The cover shows Churchill as the initiator of the war fire and the bilingual content tries to point a finger to England, as the starter of the WWII. The pamphlet is very rare. We could only trace one example in the institutions worldwide (Berlin State Library). A booklet with a same title was also published in Maribor, Slovenia, at the time occupied by Germany.

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        Danske Slotte og Herregaarde

      1943. 4 vols., 704, 675, 698, 690 pp. text on castles and country houses in Denmark by noted experts, each volume is heavily illustrated throughout with interior and exterior photographs and floor plans. 4to. 3/4 leather and boards, raised spines, slightly rubbed, the front covers of Vols. I and II are heavily chipped along outside edge. Copenhagen (Alfred G. Hassings) 1943-1945.

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        LEAVES OF GRASS

      Mount Vernon, NY: The Peter Pauper Press, 1943. Limited to 1100 copies, this no. 597. An excellent copy in VG slipcase. Limited to 1100 copies, this no. 597. 400p. [v]. Illustrated with two-color wood engravings by Boyd Hanna, printed directly from the blocks. Folio. Gilt-titled morocco spine over printed boards. The largest and best work of the press - with beautiful engravings.

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        View. No.4, Jan.1943. Fantastica Americana.

      New York, View, 1943 - 55 S. m. Abb. Joseph Cornell Nummer. OKart. lt. gebräunt und lt. bestossen. Insgesamt gutes Exemplar. Sprache: Englisch Farb. ill. OKart. Gr.8°. (Cover: Jospeh Cornell). [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A CAÇA NO IMPÉRIO PORTUGUÊS.

      - Editorial «Primeiro de Janeiro». Pôrto. 1943-1945. 2 volumes de 32x25 cm. com 314, 324 págs. Encadernação do editor em tela com detalhes a ouro. Profusamente ilustrado no texto e em extratexto com cores. Obra monumental impressa com com texto a dupla coluna e a dupla cor (preto e verde). Exemplar com assinatura de posse no frontispício do primeiro volume. Location/localizacao: SDC Ilha 3

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        The Ship

      Michale Joseph, London 1943 - The cleanest and brightest copy of this title I have seen and I believe, anybody is likely to see. Virtually as new. Lovely cover art by A. E. Barlow. World War II naval action. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        ALL STAR COMICS #13 Simon and Kirby art. HITLER sci-fi story Wonder Woman. 1943

      DC 1943 - -WONDER WOMAN, ATOM, HAWKMAN, SPECTRE and more! -SIMON and KIRBY draw SANDMAN. -Wild book length science fiction story that feature ADOLF HITLER! -Gorgeous colors, tight and flat. This book is complete with no restoration. Take a look at the scans, this is a few small imperfections away from a NM copy. Condition: VF-

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        CAPTAIN BATTLE JR. #1-THE CLAW-HITLER-HOOK-HAND AMPUTEE NAZI-WILD ISSUE

      Lev Gleason 1943 - -Wild cover: Nazis, amputees, The Claw, wolf attack, etc! -HITLER and CLAW story inside. -Great colors on the cover, very lite foxing/small stain, book is tight, and complete. Condition: FN-

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        Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften. Roman. (Band 1 - 2. Dritter Band aus den Nachlass herausgegeben von Martha Musil.).

      Berlin - Lausanne, Rowohlt Vlg. - Imprimerie Centrale, 1930 - 1943. - 3 Bde. 1074 + 2, 605 + 3, 462 S. OLwd. EA. WG II 10. Ebd. v. E.R. Weiss. Mit drei Tafeln. - Ebd. tlw. berieben u. stockfleckig, Bd. 2. auch etw. fleckig; innen gut, leichte Gbrsp. Besitzsign. a. V. (Bd. 2 u. 3). - Musil, (1880 - 1942), begann 1897 ein Studium an der technischen Militärakademie in Wien und schloß es 1901 in Brünn ab. Nach dem Examen als Maschinenbauingenieur und dem Militärdienst arbeitete er 1902/03 als Volontär an der TH Stuttgart. Nachdem er die Reifeprüfung nachgeholt hatte, wurde M. 1903 zum Studium der Philosophie an der Univ. Berlin immatrikuliert, wo er 1908 mit einer erkenntnistheoretischen Arbeit über Ernst Mach promoviert wurde. Während des Studiums verfaßte Musil den kurzen Roman „Die Verwirrungen des Zöglings Törleß„ (1906), der einen jungen Mann auf der Suche nach selbständigen Erkenntnismöglichkeiten in der beengenden Umgebung eines Internats beschreibt. Dieser moderne 'Bildungsroman' ist der einzige wirkliche Publikumserfolg Musils geworden. Bereits hier zeigt sich, daß die technisch-mathematische Ausbildung und die Philosophie sein Werk viel stärker prägen als die eigentlich literarischen Anregungen aus der Lektüre von Novalis, Dostojewski und Maeterlinck. Bis 1910 freier Schriftsteller in Berlin, heiratete M. 1911 nach dem Übertritt zur evang. Konfession die Malerin Martha Marcovaldi-Heimann in Wien, wo er bis 1914 Bibliothekar an der TH war. Er entwickelte eine rege journalistische und publizistische Tätigkeit und war im Ersten Weltkrieg zum Teil an der Front, zum Teil bei der Militärpresse eingesetzt. Nach dem Krieg intensivierte er seine kunst- und theaterkritische Arbeit und veröffentlichte „Die Schwärmer" (1921) sowie „Vinzenz und die Freundin bedeutender Männer" (1924), dramatische Varianten des Themas der Ich-Spaltung. Die Antinomie Männlichkeit/Intellekt versus Weiblichkeit/Empfindung bildet den theoretischen Hintergrund des Novellenzyklus „Drei Frauen" (1924). In zahlreichen Essays, in Tagebüchern und Briefen entwickelte er seine philosophische Auffassung der Wirklichkeit. Der "gestaltlose" Mensch wird erst in den Wechselbeziehungen zu seiner Umwelt zur individuellen Gestalt, in der das "Ratioide" (die Sphäre der Logik) und das "Nicht-Ratioide" (die emotionale Sphäre) eine sich ständig dialektisch verwandelnde Einheit bilden. Aufgabe des Dichters ist es, den Austausch zwischen diesen Bereichen zu fördern. Das Bedürfnis, alles einem -- an sich unendlich möglichen -- Prozeß der Sinn-Entwertung zu unterwerfen, ist das Vorhaben Ulrichs, der Hauptfigur in dem umfangreichen und trotzdem Fragment gebliebenen Roman „Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften", an dem Musil von 1925 bis zu seinem Tod arbeitete. Im Stil ironisch-sarkastisch, unaufhörlich zwischen Denksystematik und Erzähllust pendelnd, spiegelt der Roman eine generelle Erkenntnis-Krise: Welt, Geschichte, Ich und auch das Erzählen selbst bleiben einer sinnlosen Zersplitterung ausgesetzt. Der "Möglichkeitssinn" ersetzt den "Wirklichkeitssinn"; das so erweiterte Denk- und Erlebnispotential erlaubt die Erfahrung des "anderen Zustandes" (durch Inzest, Mystik, Wahnsinn, dionysische Entfesselung), in dem die Gegensätze wenigstens momentan aufgehoben werden. "Kakanien", die k.k. Monarchie, bildet die Kulisse des diskontinuierlichen Romans und gilt als Paradigma der modernen Welt, in der sich nie etwas grundsätzlich Neues ereignet. So ist auch die "Parallelaktion" der Regierungsjubiläen Franz Josephs und Wilhelms II. zu verstehen, die in eine doppelte Beerdigung zweier Monarchien mündet. Trotz zunehmender Depressionen und ständiger Geldsorgen Musils erschien der erste Band 1930 bei Rowohlt; 1933 veröffentlichte er, seit 1931 wieder in Berlin, weitere 38 Kapitel als zweiten Band dieses "radikal endlosen" (Hermann Broch) Romans. Nach Hitlers Machtergreifung kehrte er nach Wien zurück, wo er seine früheren Essays und Prosastücke als „Nachlaß zu Lebzeiten" (1936) veröffentlichte. Nach dem Verbot seiner Bücher durch die Nationalsozialisten emigrierte er sc [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        FU^DO

      1943. Very Good. KITASONO Katue, poet. FUDO. Shoshinsha, Showa 18 [1943]. 8vo, 20.4 x 14.0 cm. One of 1500 copies. An example of Kitasono's "plastic poetry". The dustwrapper, cover, the typography, all combine as a fluid visual container for Kitasono's brilliant poems. There is not space here to even begin to describe Kitasono's importance to world art and literature. I would refer you to the several works of John Solt, both translations and critical essays, as well as several exhibitions dedicated to Kitasono mounted here and in Europe, as well. Very good condition, complete as issued.

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        Tailed Amphibians of Japan

      Osaka: Nippon Publishing Company, . First edition. 1943 - Pp. (2), 16, (1), 520; 31 full page color plates (each with a descriptive leaf of text), 149 text-figures, 1 double-page fine halftone plate of 17 stages of embryological development of a tailed amphibian, three full page maps (partly colored). Publisher's original dark blue cloth, lettered in silver on the spine, front cover with silver vertical rule, in original cardboard slipcase lettered in black on the front cover and spine, sm 4to. The volume was limited to 1000 numbered copies, this is copy no. 344. This massive monograph covers the salamanders of Imperial Japan including Formosa (Taiwan) and Korea. According to Adler (vol. 1, p. 122-123), "this is a masterful treatise, with beautiful color plates, and includes systematics, life histories, embryology, and chromosome morphology." The author, Ikio Sato, was Japan's leading expert on salamanders and was Professor of Biology at Hiroshima University. "On August 6, 1945, while waiting for a streetcar to his laboratory, he suffered extensive radiation exposure during the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and died six days later in Hiroshima City at the age of 42" (Adler, p. 122). Sato had been working on an English translation of his 'Tailed Amphibians of Japan' at the time of his death; unfortunately, that manuscript was burned when his home was destroyed in the bombing (Adler). Additionally, any copies of the monograph that Sato or his Hiroshima colleague had were also destroyed in the bombing making the work all the more scarce. The text is in Japanese with Latin names of species used through the volume. The color plates are very well done. No ownership marks and few signs of use. Light rubbing to the silver lettering on the spine, the title page is lightly tanned, the text is bright and clean as are the fine color plates, there is light edge wear to the slipcase; a tight copy in near fine condition.

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        Collection of Chinese and other Far Eastern Art: assembled by Yamanaka & Company Inc. now in process of liquidation under the supervision of the Alien Property Custodian of the United States of America. [Bound with] The Arts of the T'ang Dynasty. A loan exhibition organized by the Los Angeles County Museum from Collections in America, the Orient, and Europe, 1957. [and] Mostra d'Arte Cinese- Exhibition of Chinese Art. Settimo centenario di Marco Polo.

      1943-1957-1954, New York Yamanaka 1943 - This set weighs over 3 kg packed and will incur additional postage. A very good set bound in buckram, additional photos laid in. The Yamanaka catalogue lacks original wrappers. First edition, three books bound in one, colour frontis, pp.[232]; 133; xxxviii, 273. All three profusely illustrated.

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        Universal Jewish Encyclopedia in Ten Volumes

      NY: Universal Jewish Encyclopedia Co. 1943 - Oversized, set of ten matched volumes. Clean covers, with title and decoration gilt-stamped on front cover and spine. Lower corners frayed at the very tips of corners. Clean mellow interior pp, Color frontispiece, with tissue guard. Price has extra postage factored in. No overseas orders. B&W Illustrations 8vo 8" - 9" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Mini Archive Comprising Two Photograph Albums with Excellent Views of Northern India, Two War Campaign Medals, and Ephemeral Documents.

      India: 1943-1946 Mini Archive comprising: two photographs albums of northern Indian, two war campaign and ephemeral documents including an army pass, of an English officer Stanley E. Dean of Warminster, Wiltshire, who was a surgeon with the British Army Royal Corps of Signals, No 122 Telegraph Operating Section based in Kirkburton, Yorkshire, and serving in India during the Second World War. The albums together contain 321 gelatin silver print photographs, mostly snapshot views, with detailed manuscript captions, mounted onto cardstock leaves separated with tissue guards. An additional 7 photographs are loosely placed within. Two oblong 8vo. string-tied albums measuring approximately 26 x 19 cm, cloth boards, one brown, the other taupe. Front pastedown to second album is annotated and dated in manuscript. Fourteen (14) newspaper clippings are placed within the volumes alongside related photographs. Photographs vary in size, the smallest measuring approximately 5,5 x 5,5 cm, the largest 10 x 12 cm, and 2 panoramic views measuring 15,5 x 6 cm. Two campaign medals and one accompanying ribbon bar were awarded to the officer for his service in India, here contained in the original O.H.M.S. box of issue with the entitlement notice leaf, in excellent condition as issued and never worn. Slight wear to album boards and medals box, otherwise the lot in Very Good Condition. Nostalgic and striking views of Kashmir and Jammu, the Himalayan foothill regions, high altitude hill station towns, and New Delhi, are abundant in the two albums of photographs compiled surgeon Stanley Dean of the Royal Corps of Signals Telegraph Operating Section. Dean departed for India from Liverpool on 14 August 1943 with the British Army Royal Corps of Signals, No 122 Telegraph Operating Section. During the Second World War, the Supplementary Air Formation Signals were augmented to at least nineteen units. Several were formed in Kirkburton in Yorkshire in 1943, some of which were for service India, their main purpose being to supply signal personnel for advanced air fields. The 19th regiment, for example, supported Gemeral Slim's 14th Army as it liberated Burma from the Japanese. On a grander scale, the Signals Units were tasked with improving signals, communications, and radar, which also involved improving the Indian Army post and telegraph departments, and constructing long-distance overhead carrier systems. Travelling and mountain trekking extensively throughout northern India, photographs capture the vastness of the mountainous region of Kashmir. Highlights include panoramic views of Nainital and of the Himalayan Range with the Nada Devi summit at its center, multiple views of Dal Lake near Srinagar some of which show the long houseboats for which it is famed, rare photographs of the Northwest Frontier customs post at Domel, nostalgic photographs of Shimla and Srinagar, and ancient ruins such as the Kashmiri Pandit Martand Sun Temple. His voyage home, departing from Bombay on 14 August 1946 precisely three years to the day after his departure from England, is captured in 20 photographs. The passage took him to Aden and through the Suez Canal, with a stop at Port Said. The first album begins in what is now Pakistan, with the scenes at the remote town of Jhika Gali and the Topa Hills. Superb professional photographs capture life in the historic town of Murree which was founded in 1851 as a sanatorium for British troops. At least one photograph shows the officer at Islamabad, now the capital city of Pakistan, with rickshaws behind him. Twelve images show army camp life on Kuldana Mountain, Murree, Pakistan. A cantonment named "Kuldana" was established in the 1860s by the British Army, in the verdant hills of Murree. [Several renowned British regiments have camped at Kuldana, some of which include the Northumberland Fusiliers, Devonshires, Duke of Wellington's, Leicestershires, Bedfordshires Regiment, 3rd Battalion The Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion Gordon's Highlanders, West Yorkshires, East Surreys and 57th Wilde's Rifles.] Two (2) panoramic photographs and nineteen (19) other snapshot views capture the magnificent natural history of the lake and mountains of Naini Tal [Nainital], including Chena Peak [Cheena, china Peak], where the officer and some colleagues enjoyed their leave. A significant mountain climb affords a clear view of the Himalayan Range. The album continues at Simla [Shimla] in the Himalayan foothills with more high altitude treks, including a thirteen kilometer walk through forested hills to Wildflower Hall and the marker for Tibet. The famous Kohala bridge, which at the time marked the border between Kashmir State and the Northwest Frontier Province, was evidently crossed, as the officer ventured into what is Pakistan today. In the Jhelum Valley he takes notice of terraced hillsides and small river bank villages. Especially rare are the views of Domel, a little town complete with a Customs house, on the Northwest frontier border. One of the images shows a caravan of oxen-pulled tent carriages. A lovely and captivating visual memoire of Srinagar unfolds in some twenty-five photographs, featuring, as expected, its famous houseboats, but also other indigenous watercraft, and the Bund. - Kashmir - Jhelum Valley Nine photographs show officer Dean and company touring the Taj Mahal at Agra. He also visited the ruins of the Martand Sun Temple which overlooks the whole of the Kashmir Valley, and the ruins of Awantipora. The other album is centered in and around Delhi, in the year 1945. Pertaining to the war, are scenes of the airshow which took place in March of 1945 at the Willingdon Airport [now Safdarjung Airport]. Also part of the five-day 'Victory Celebration,' Dean photographs the parade participants including an Indian regiment, a Scottish bagpipe procession, the Women's Royal Naval Service (Wrens), a camel corps, a group of Naga tribesmen from Burma, among others. A tour of Old Delhi features the historic Red Fort with five snapshot views taken of its interior, the Ghantaghar clock tower in the famous Chandni Chowk market as seen from Nai Sarak street, and other street scenes busy with pedestrians and cyclists, and a tram. [From 1908 to 1963 trams operated in Old Delhi] In New Delhi, the officer visited the Lakshmi Narayan Temple and courtyard [Laxminarayan Temple, Birla Mandir Temple] which had only recently been completed in 1939, the Jama Masjid mosque, and the India Gate memorial next to the King George Memorial. Another view from the memorial site provides a distant snapshot view of the ancient fort called Purana Qila, with the King George V Coronation Memorial, complete with statue standing in the foreground [the statue has since been relocated, leaving only the canopy structure]. A tour of the Qutb complex results in lovely snapshot images, inclding a view of the Qutub Minar iron pillara which is famous for its testament to skillful ironwork of ancient times. Other views include Rashtrapati Bhavan, a Presidential Residence formerly known as Viceroy's House and now the official home of the President of India, including views of the Mughal Garden and Viceregal Garden, and the circular shaped Council House, built between 1921-1927, and which is now the Parliament Building [The opening ceremony was performed on 18 January 1927 by Lord Irwin, the then Viceroy of India.] Here he also includes photographs of the Corps of Signals' Headquarters and telegraph operations systems. The Defence Medal is a campaign medal which was instituted by the United Kingdom in May 1945, to be awarded to subjects of the British Commonwealth for non-operational service in the Armed Forces, the Home Guard, the Civil Defence Service, and other approved civilian services during the period from 3 September 1939 to 2 September 1945, inclusive. It was issued for specific campaigns and service parameters, including service in Bengal and Assam, west of the Brahmaputra, from 1 January 1944 to 2 September 1945. The War Medal 1939-1945 is a campaign medal which was instituted by the United Kingdom on 16 August 1945, for award to subjects of the British Commonwealth who had served full-time in the Armed Forces or the Merchant Navy for at least 28 days between 3 September 1939 and 2 September 1945. Signalling in the British Army was the responsibility of the Telegraph Battalion until 1908 when the Royal Engineers Signal Service was formed. The Royal Corps of Signals was officially come to be on 28th June 1920, then simply called Corps of Signals. Before the outbreak of the Second World War, recruits were required to be a minimum of 5 feet 2 inches tall, all recruits were taught to ride horses, and they did their signal training at Catterick, North Yorkshire. During the Second World War, the majority of the Corps was stationed overseas, with around a third stationed in India. Participating in every major battle, at the end of the war the Corps numbered 8,518 officers and 142,472 soldiers. The Corps motto is Certa Cito, which translates to Swift and Sure. Stanley E. Dean, Rank SGN, army identification number 14532788, received the Defence Medal and corresponding ribbon bar for his service in Bengal and Assam between 1 January 1944 and 2 September 1945, as well as the War Medal 1939-1945 for his full-time service in the war during its two latter years..

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        Katy and the Big Snow

      Houghton Mifflin and Company, Boston 1943 - Square 4to. In original color pictorial dust wrapper. Original light blue cloth with white stamped design and lettering in negative space on cover, bold blue illustrated endpapers with red tractor. Color illustrations throughout by Burton. Price-clipped, four yellowed tape repairs on recto across spine panel to front and rear panels, the uppermost extending almost the length of the rear panel, 1 1/2-inch wide chip at bottom of spine and rear panels, edge creasing and rubbing; contemporary gift inscription on front flyleaf. The rare first edition in scarce dust jacket. Few copies have survived in original dust wrapper or make it to the marketplace. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Souvenirs de Captivité 17 juin 1940 - 16 aout 1941

      Printed by Draeger Frères for the author, Paris 1943 - 1/50. Folio (12 x 9 1/4"). 95, [3]pp. Original printed dust-jacket over blind wrappers. Published in June 1943 in occupied France, this illustrated diary depicts not without a good sense of humor various episodes of the author's captivity in a German prisoner-of-war camp from June 1940 to August 1941.Jean Dugrenot was captured in the later stages of the Battle of France, on June 17, 1940. He was first interned in Nuremberg, then Munster.Some of the author's drawings featured in this work depict French prisoners of war in the shower, in the restrooms, exercising outside their barracks, studying, eating their meager meals, etc. One of 50 copies on Vélin de Rives, of which this is No. 33.Minor offsetting at lower margin of dust-jacket. Text and captions in French. DJ in overall good+ to very good, wrappers and interior in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Judaica Yiddish Isaac Bashevis Singer "Der Satan in Goray" 1st Ed. 1943 NY

      Judaica Yiddish Isaac Bashevis Singer Der Satan in Goray 1st Ed. 1943 Der Satan in Goray = Satan in Goray and other stories. New York: Farlag Matones. 1943 - 8vo. 319 pp. Yiddish. 23.5 x 15.5cm. Hard calico cover. Red and black woodcut title page With Yiddish and English title pages. First book by author to be published in United States. Condition: Cover worn, rubbed to edges, corners bumped Spine and partly rear cover discolored. Yellow paper Moderate foxing to most of pages. Some pages foxed minimal Weight 707 gr. I send it EMS Der Soton in Goray Oon anedre dertzeilungen [Satan in Goray and Other Stories] Satan in Goray was first published in the Yiddish literary journal Globus in 1932 in Warsaw and the Yiddish pen club of Warsaw issued an edition in 1935 which apparently was Singer's first publication in book form. The five other stories which are included in the 1943 volume are their first appearance in book form. Isaac Bashevis Singer (November 21, 1902 - July 24, 1991) was a Polish Jewish American author noted for his short stories. He was one of the leading figures in the Yiddish literary movement, and received the Nobel Prize in literature in 1978. Condition: Very Good-. (Covers have faded spine titles, curling at spine ends, light corner wear, light soiling Several small spots on page edges. Minor age tanning of paper. Contents are clean.) Isaac Bashevis Singer (Yiddish: יצ

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        GREATER NEW YORK ARMY & NAVY COMMITTEE OF THE JEWISH WELFARE BOARD: IN SERVICE FOR THE SERVICES.

      New York, JWB N.D. - 1st edition. Original illustrated paper wrappers, 4to (magazine size) 24 unnumbered pages. Printed on glossy paper and loaded with black and white photos of Jewish servicemen at different social events. 28 cm. WWII-era photo-publication promoting the social events and services provided by the JWB for Jewish servicemen. Photos of Jewish GIs at USOs, getting info, at libraries, signing in choruses, playing cards, playing ping pong, playing pool, eating meals, working on puzzles, with celebrities, taking dancing lessons, listening to "professional entertainers" square dancing, conga dancing, getting their portraits painted, participating in religious services, receiving books and magazines, receiving victory kits, watching movies, playing guitar, etc. Audience for this publication was certainly Jewish GI’s, as nearly every photo shows both GIs and attractive young women! Includes printed letter introducing the publication, from chairman Ralph E. Saumel, laid in, dated March 25, 1943, which had been stapled to front cover (staple still in corner of cover)—this letter is apparently lacking from the single copy on OCLC, as they have a wild guess at the date of 1939-1945. SUBJECT(S): Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Societies, etc. Jewish soldiers. World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Jewish. OCLC/Worldcat lists only 1 copy worldwide (Balch), which, apparently, lacks the laid in letter. Light wear, a beautiful copy of a gorgeous illustrated period piece. (kh-3-2) [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Dans les années sordides

      First edition of the author's first book, published for him in 280 copies, all numbered on handmade vélin pur fil paper.Title and two drawings by Léonor Fini.Covers and spine slightly sunned.Handsome autograph inscription from André Pieyre de Mandiargues to Christian Bérard.A rare copy with a remarkable provenance.  A compte d'auteur Monaco 1943 12x19cm broché

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        EL DIABLO COJUELO

      - 1943 ORBIS. Oliva de Vilanova Numerado 95/ 400 ejmplrs.PAPEL DE HILO. Edición prologada y anotada por Fernando Gutiérrez. Ilustrada con grabados en madera por ENRIQUE C. RICART. 216 pg. 28x22 cm. Enc. MEDIA PIEL. Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web.

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

      New York: Oxford University Press, (1943). New York: Oxford University Press. (1943). First. 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. .

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        PSYOP - PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE: Afrika-Post. Wochenblatt für Deutsche Truppen in Tunesien

      [Constantine, Algeria] January 11th, ; [Tunisia] February, 8th 1943; March 8th, 1943. - 3 numbers: 4°, 2 pp. mimeographed text on both sides; 8°, [1] printed text on both sides; [1] printed text on both sides (Very Good, soft folds, slightly stained in margins) Three numbers (of 6) of an extremely rare newspaper "Africa-Post. Weekly Newspaper for the German Troops in Tunisia", printed by the Allies in Tunisia during WWII, in German language for the German troops, in order to cause a psychological warfare. The articles include news of the world, with a special focus on German affairs in a subtlety disquieting way. The first issue was made on January 11th, 1943, as it became clear Hitler is about to lose the battle of Stalingrad, which was a turning point in WWII. This was the first major battle lost by the Germans, which meant a huge boost of self-confidence for the Allies. At the same time the German army in North Africa was already strongly demoralised after the Battle of El-Alamein. This Allied fake German newspaper was issued at a perfect timing in order to demoralise German troops, which were at the time psychologically weak and unsure about the news they were receiving from Germany as well as about their future. The Africa-Post gave them details on the Hitler’s defeat at Stalingrad and the financial troubles Germany was facing at the time. It also gave the soldiers hints about their being neglected by their homeland. Short tips were given to German soldiers, how to desert to the Allied camps in North-Africa, in case they had doubts about them still being there. These are number 1, 4, and 5 of 6 issues of this newspaper were published. The first 2 issues were mimeographed in Constantine, Algeria, and distributed in German territory by companies of foot soldiers. The other 4 were printed. We could only trace one set of the newspapers in the British Library and one number (nr. 4.) in the State Library in Berlin. References: Ackland, R., Catalogue of Allied Leaflets dropped in North Africa. p. 7.

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        MINIATURES PERSANES, TURQUES ET INDIENNES: COLLECTION DE SON EXCELLENCE CHERIF SABRY PACHA

      Le Caire, Imprimerie De L'Institut Franc ais, D'Arche ologie Orientale 1943 - B&W Illustrations; xiii. 183. pl. LXX pages; 70 plates picturing 138 miniatures. Exposition d'Art Persan, lightly aged but not toned. 3/4 red morrocco over marbled boards. 10.25 x 8.75". Persian Miniatures: : Art: : Iran. Some rubbing to extremities but VG. ; 3 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Am Weg

      Zurich: Buchergilde Gutenberg, 1943. Hardcover. Collectible; Very Good. INSCRIBED BY HERMAN HESSE on the front free endpaper. A solid copy to boot of the 1943 1st thus, a collection of 8 of Hesse's short stories originally published separately some 30 to 40 years earlier. VG in its cream colored boards, with mild darkening to the spine and light offsetting along the front and rear panel edges. Octavo, 61 pgs., 8 nicely-reproduced Louis Moilliet etchings complementing the text. Signed by Author.

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        I Wouldn't Be In Your Shoes

      J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia 1943 - 320 pages; So stated 1st printing. First collection under the name of William Irish. $2 price bottom of front DJ flat. 5 crime tales. I WOULDN'T BE IN YOUR SHOES filmed in 1948. "NIGHTMARE" filmed in 1947 using the title of "FEAR IN THE NIGHT". As well- LAST NIGHT, THREE O'CLOCK, and PAPA BENJAMIN. A NF book with insignificant aging. DJ has scraping along head and foot of crown as well margins of back panel. Solid copy. ; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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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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        Rest Period at San Diego Airplane Factory.

      New York. 1943 - Oil painting on board. 15 x 20 inches.

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        PAUL ET VIRGINIE

      - 1943 Francis Guillot, Paris Ex. 393/525. Il. en Brunelleschi. Il. en coul. 169 p. 29x23 cm. Enc. rustique. Paper de fil. Amb estoig Para ver o recibir fotografías de los libros puede ir a nuestra web. (biblifilia, bibliofia, llibre de bibliofil)

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        Tintin. Le Crabe aux Pinces d'Or. (Dos rouge) A22.

      Casterman - Tournai - Paris 1943 - Première édition en couleurs. Casterman - Tournai - Paris - 1943 - 62 pages - Imprimé en Belgique. SÉRIE A. Dos rouge. Premier plat de couverture, titre blanc. Page de titre, titre rouge. Première page, titre noir. 4e plat A22. N° aut. 5594. Gardes bleues illustrées. Cartonnage éditeur illustré. Dos rouge. Pas de rousseur. Très bon état. Format in-4°(31x23). 1ère Edition [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Moby Dick or The Whale

      HERITAGE PRESS, NEW YORK 1943 - Heritage Press,New york,new york,1943. Leather. Book condition:very good.limited edition. Black and white illustrations,decorative blue endpapers, blue 3/4 leather over blue,gilt decorations and titles and fore edges. A very clean neat hard cover copy overall with moderate shelf wear,fore corner tips worn through leather to boards, with a single chip from the top of the leather back strip, hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed. Lacking slipcase. Still good looking, but a nice reading copy only. This edition orignally issued by the limited editios club and then re issued by the lower priced macy sister imprint Heritage Press. Thsi copy seems to have been especially rebound by the charles E. lauriat books company of boston. No bookplate. Title gilted. DATE PUBLISHED: 1943 EDITION: 615 [Attributes: 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. .

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        THE FOUNTAINHEAD

      Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis 1943 - Octavo. Later Printing with "Refrred" on page 321 (5th line down) and "Domininque" on page 480 (2nd line down). In second issue dust jacket with author photo and three reviews on rear panel of dust jacket, $3.00 price on front dust jacket flap. A fine copy bound in green cloth with gilt lettering. In a very good+ dust jacket with small chip lower corner front panel, mild edge wear. Overall a nice copy. 753 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Poster: "You Are Needed Now - Join the Army Nurse Corps. Apply at your Red Cross Recruiting Station"

      [N.p.: U.S. Army], 1943. Superb photographic recruiting poster, issued by the U.S. Army to solicit recruits for the Army Nurse Corps. Prominently features a photograph of a woman in Army uniform, beneath the heading "You Are Needed Now." Designed by Ruzzie Green, one of the best-known commercial photographers of his day who was the former art director for the Stehel Silk Corporation and Harpers Bazaar magazine. Original photo-illustrated poster, lithographed in colors and measuring 52.5cm x 78.5cm (20.75" x 31"). Professionally linen-backed, with old fold lines faintly visible; Fine.

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