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        Autograph letter signed

      1943. Signed. PORTER, Cole. Autograph letter signed. New York: June 9, 1943. Original letterhead leaf (measures 5-3/4 inches by 9-inches) in manuscript on recto only, with tinted photogravure (measures 8 by 10-inches), matted and framed (total measures 19-1/2 by 26-inches). $3100.Scarce June 9, 1943 autograph letter signed by Porter, entirely penned by him on Waldorf-Astoria letterhead the same year his busy career composing for both Broadway and Hollywood kept him moving between his large apartment at the Waldorf-Astoria and his home in California, with this letter handsomely matted and framed with a superb tinted photographic portrait of a smiling Cole Porter.In the year Porter penned this wonderful letter on Waldorf-Astoria letterhead, the legendary songwriter was writing for Broadway—composing songs for Something for the Boys (1943)—as well as Hollywood, including Something to Shout About (1943) and the unproduced Mississippi Belle. Porter, pictured smiling in the photographic portrait framed with this letter, ""brought such an individuality of style that a genre known as 'the Cole Porter song' became recognized"" (New York Times). In 1943, ""between Broadway shows and Hollywood films, Cole's career kept him sufficiently busy that he found it necessary to maintain residences on both coasts—a large apartment at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York, and a luxurious mansion in California. He lived in them alternatively during the year"" (Schwartz, Cole Porter, 4). This letter, dated by Porter above the letterhead, ""June 9th, 1943,"" reads: ""Sam—It's 4 A.M. & I'm slightly plastered but you must know that my big event of 1943 was The Great Gertzen. As for the gifts, Number One, Number Two and Number Three, they merely make me repeat the fact that Cole Loves Sam! [underlining in original]."" He also drew an arrow to the Waldorf-Astoria address and wrote along the margin, possibly referring to a recent address change, ""Isn't it curious how quickly one moves."" The recipient of Porter's letter is likely Samuel Stark Gertzen, whose extensive collection of theatre memorabilia is housed at Stanford University.Only faint foldlines to letter. A fine letter and portrait, handsomely framed.

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        Die PW - Woche - Kriegsgefangenenzeitung Camp Carson 1943

      Am 21.08.1943 erschien in Camp Carson/USA die 1. Ausgabe von "Die PW-Woche"Stimmen aus Heimat und Lager. Die deutschen Kriegsgefangenen stellten ihre eigene Zeitung her und sie erschien w

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        Five Go Adventuring Again

      Hodder and Stoughton, 1943 A first edition, first printing published by Hodder and Stoughton in 1943. A good book with some staining and rubbing to the boards and edges and a gift inscription to the front endpaper. In a dust wrapper which has benefitted from some professional restoration to the edges and to the rear panel. Not price clipped showing 5/- as called for. Rare.[removed][removed]

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        The Case of the Drowsy Mosquito

      William Morrow and Company, Inc. 1943 - Victory Edition as stated on copyright page; same year on title page and copyright page. Near fine book, light fading on bottom edge of book and red lettering on front cover, wearing on corners and top and bottom edge of spine, scratches on top and bottom edges and foredge, and stain on foredge and bottom edges. Very good to near fine dust jacket, minor wear, chips on all corners of front, spine, and back panel and bottom edge of back panel of jacket, soiling and creasing all throughout jacket, and closed tears on top and bottom edge of front panel, spine and bottom edge of back inner flap and back panel of jacket. Original price of 2.00 on front inner flap. RM. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Two Horses in a Stable Drawing for the New Yorker Signed

      New York: The New Yorker, circa 1943. Ink on card stock. Initialed. 7 x 10 .75 inches sheet size. Verso with the stamp of the New Yorker, Editorial Dept. and the no. A5938 Reproduced on p. 108 of the New Yorker of Nov. 13, 1943.. Provenance: Estate of the artist. Garth William, American Illustrator, A Life by E. & J. Wallace, pp. 43, 47.

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        The Little Prince

      Reynal & Hitchcock, New York, 1943 First edition, first printing, English language issue, signed and limited stateLarge octavo. Original tan cloth, titles and decoration to upper board and spine in magenta. With the pictorial dust jacket.An exceptionally nice copy in the typically, somewhat tanned dust jacket with a few short tears, couple of light marks and minimal loss at the extremities. A decidedly superior copy in entirely original condition, no repair, no tape, no nothing and very uncommon thus. One of 525 numbered copies signed by the author.[168]

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        Bachtschissaray. Federzeichnung und Tusche auf Papier. 1943. Signiert 'Bl.', datiert '11.9.43' und betitelt. Ca. 31 x 48 cm.

      1943 - Ansicht der tatarischen Stadt von einer leicht erh

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        George Washington Carver: An American Biography

      Doubleday, Doran, Garden City 1943 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Author's Original Typed Manuscript for "Journey in the Dark."

      Harper & Brothers, New York 1943 - The author's original hand-corrected typescript for his most important work, "Journey in the Dark," which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1944. Donated by Flavin to the US Treasury Department "to help the war financing campaign," with a certificate from "The Books and Authors War Bond Committee" dated May, 1945. This typescript purchased by or for Seton Hill College in Greensburg, PA, as printed on the certificate. A note in the author's hand reads as follows: "This is the original MS of "Journey in The Dark," as I wrote it at the rate of about 500 words a day between April 1941 and July 1943. I compose on a typewriter, and though I may write a page a dozen times, when I finally leave it, it is finished. Indeed, long before this book was finished, it was going into galleys. I use loose leaf paper - keeping the work in binders as it progresses. Martin Flavin | May 15th 1944." Two cover sheets typed by the publisher with the title and list of other works by Flavin precede the typescript. Dedication page typed by the author, stamped "Received Aug. 17, 1943." The complete typescript comprises 611 one-sided typed sheets (three-hole punched) with publisher and editor notations throughout. The author's holograph corrections in blue ink on approximately 125 leaves and several other leaves with pencil corrections transferred from the galleys. In addition to grammatical corrections, the author clarifies "why the flak was unalarming," removes racial references, changes a character's name to Mr. Ginsberg from Mr. Bergman, and deletes a page and a half aside about American apathy towards WWII up until the bombing of Pearl Harbor.How many Pulitzer Prize winning manuscripts from the 20th century still remain in private hands? [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        Katynska grozodejstva – najvecja nemska provokacija [Katyn Horror – The Largest German Provocation].

      [Kocevski rog, Slovenia: Tehnika 13 – A ]. 1943 - 8

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        Misfortunes of the Immortals.

      New York: The Black Sun Press,, 1943. Translated by Hugh Chisholm. Quarto. Original pale pink boards, spine and front cover lettered in black, large design by Ernst printed on plastic backed by yellow paper set into front cover. Housed in a custom yellow cloth solander box. Illustrated throughout, printed on both yellow and pink wove paper. Wear to extremities, joints cracked, spine lacking bottom 5 cm, two marks to rear panel; a very good copy. First edition with text in English, signed limited issue, number 10 of 110 copies on Strathmore Rag Paper in the special covers, signed by the artist; a further 500 trade copies were issued in green boards. This copy is a presentation inscribed by the artist to the title page, "To Kenneth MacPherson, qui m'a aidé à traverser l'Atlantique à la nage. Très cordialement. Max Ernst" (To Kenneth MacPherson, who helped me swim across the Atlantic. Very cordially. Max Ernst). MacPherson, a film maker, "had offered an affidavit at the request of Alfred Barr's wife that had helped enable Max Ernst to get into the United States in 1941". The later collaborated on Dreams That Money Can Buy, an experimental film, in 1947. Originally published as Les malheurs des immortels in Paris, 1922, it is one of the key works of surrealism. This Black Sun edition adds three illustrations by Ernst (printed on pink paper) not found in the original.

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        Romancières d'aujourd'hui. Manuscrit autographe et tapuscrit complets

      Autograph manuscript of the author of four and a half pages 8vo published in the issue dated 25 August 1943 of the Journal of Debates. Complete manuscript writing very dense, with many erasures, corrections and additions. Literary chronicle about, among other novels Elsa Triolet, Germaine Beaumont and the young Marguerite Duras. Typescript is complete seal. Between April 1941 and August 1944, Maurice Blanchot published in the "Chronicle of intellectual life" of the Journal of Debates 173 articles on recently published books. In a half-page newspaper (about seven pages in-8), the young author of "Thomas the Obscure" made its first steps in the field of literary criticism and inaugurates a theoretical work that would later develop Many in these trials, "La Part du feu" to "The Infinite Conversation" and "The Writing of the Disaster." From the very first articles, Blanchot demonstrated analytical acuity far beyond current literature that motivates writing. Oscillating between classic and modern, first-class writers and minor novelists, he puts in his columns, the foundations of critical thinking that will mark the second half of the twentieth century. Transformed by writing and by war breaks Blanchot, over a thought exerted "on behalf of the other," with violent maurassiennes certainties of his youth. Not without paradox, then it transforms literary criticism in philosophical act of intellectual resistance to barbarism at the heart of "openly marechalist" newspaper: "Burning a book, write, are the two acts between culture which registered its oscillations opposites "(The Book, In Journal of Debates, January 20, 1943). In 2007, Cahiers de la NRF together under the direction of Christophe Bident all literary chronic unpublished volumes with critical analysis of the relevant work of Blanchot "novels, poems, essays give rise to a singular reflection, always safer of his own rhetoric, delivered more to the echo of the impossible or the lure of disappearing. (...) Not without contradictions or step aside, and the certainty of a feverish work begins (... ) these articles reveal a critical genealogy that has transformed the opportunity to chronicle the necessity of thought. " (C. Bident). The autograph manuscripts of Maurice Blanchot are of great rarity. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! S.n. (Journal des débats) s.l. (Paris) s.d. (1943) 13,5x21,5cm & 3 1/2 pages in-4 4 1/2 pages in-8

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        De la louange à la souveraineté. Manuscrit autographe et tapuscrit complets

      - S.n. (Journal des débats), s.l. (Paris) s.d. (1943), 13,5x21cm & 6 pages in-4, 4 1/2 pages in-8. - Manuscrit autographe de l'auteur de 4 pages et demie in-8 publiée dans le numéro du 2 Juin 1943 du Journal des Débats. Manuscrit complet à l'écriture très dense, comportant de nombreuses ratures, corrections et ajouts. Chronique littéraire de l'oeuvre de Georges Dumézil On joint le tapuscrit complet. Entre avril 1941 et août 1944, Maurice Blanchot publia dans la "Chronique de la vie intellectuelle" du Journal des Débats 173 articles sur les livres récemment parus. Dans une demi-page de journal (soit environ sept pages in-8), le jeune auteur de "Thomas l'obscur" fait ses premiers pas dans le domaine de la critique littéraire et inaugure ainsi une oeuvre théorique qu'il développera plus tard dans ces nombreux essais, de "La Part du feu" à "L'Entretien infini" et "L'Écriture du désastre". Dès les premiers articles, Blanchot fait preuve d'une acuité d'analyse dépassant largement l'actualité littéraire qui en motive l'écriture. Oscillant entre classiques et modernes, écrivains de premier ordre et romanciers mineurs, il pose, dans ses chroniques, les fondements d'une pensée critique qui marquera la seconde partie du XXe. Transformé par l'écriture et par la guerre, Blanchot rompt, au fil d'une pensée exercée "au nom de l'autre", avec les violentes certitudes maurassiennes de sa jeunesse. Non sans paradoxe, il transforme alors la critique littéraire en acte philosophique de résistance intellectuelle à la barbarie au c

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        La poésie religieuse. Manuscrit autographe et tapuscrit complets.

      Autograph manuscript of the author of four and a half pages 8vo published in the issue dated June 9, 1943 of the Journal of Debates. Complete manuscript writing very dense, with many erasures, corrections and additions. Chronic literary published on the occasion of the publication of the Anthology of Poetry by Dominique Aury religious. Typescript is complete seal. Between April 1941 and August 1944, Maurice Blanchot published in the "Chronicle of intellectual life" of the Journal of Debates 173 articles on new books. In a half-page newspaper (about seven pages in-8), the young author of "Thomas the obscure" his first steps in the field of literary criticism and inaugurates a theoretical work that he would later develop Many in these essays, "La Part du feu" to "The Infinite Conversation" and "The Scripture of the disaster." From the very first articles, Blanchot demonstrated analytical acuity far beyond current literature that motivates writing. Oscillating between classic and modern, first-class writers and minor novelists, he puts in his columns, the foundations of critical thinking that will mark the second half of the twentieth. Transformed by writing and by war, Blanchot breaks, over a thought exerted "on behalf of the other," the violent maurassiennes certainties of his youth. Not without paradox, then it transforms literary criticism philosophical act of intellectual resistance to barbarism at the heart of an "openly marechalist" newspaper: "Burning a book, write, are two acts from which culture entered its oscillations opposites "(The Book, In Journal of Debates, January 20, 1943). In 2007, Cahiers NRF together under the direction of Christopher Bident all literary chronicles not yet published in volume with the proper analysis of the critical work of Blanchot "novels, poems, essays give rise to a singular reflection, always safer of his own rhetoric, delivered more to the echo of the impossible or the lure of the disappearance. (...) Not without contradictions or step aside, and the certainty of a feverish work begins (... ) these articles reveal the genealogy of a critic who has transformed during the chronicle necessity of thought. " (C. Bident). The autograph manuscripts of Maurice Blanchot are of great rarity. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! S.n. (Journal des débats) s.l. (Paris) s.d. (1943) 13,5x21,5cm & 3 pages in-4 4 1/2 pages in-8

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        Le chèvre-feuille

      First edition with 6 original lithographs by Pablo Picasso, one of 500 numbered copies on Lafuma paper. A good copy retaining its advertising band, as well as its advertising slip, written by Paul Eluard. Robert J. Godet 1943 23x28cm broché

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        Report on Operations of 77th Indian Infantry Brigade in Burma, February to June 1943

      New Delhi: Printed by the Manager, Government of India Press,, 1943. Octavo. Original green quarter cloth, printed paper sides. Large folding coloured map in end-pocket, diagrams and plans to the text. Laid-in newspaper clipping Sir Robert Thompson and Brigadier Peter Mead's letter to The Times, 31 July 1978, regarding the treatment of Wingate in Kirby's War Against Japan. Extremities rubbed and bumped, covers marked, inner hinges superficially cracked at ends, but holding, occasional pencil-marks to margins, folding map creased at edges, the image unaffected. A very good copy of a book with a high rate of attrition. First and only edition, number 162 of 200 copies printed, of this secret and highly controversial report, withdrawn and redacted shortly after publication. Rare: Copac lists the IWM copy only, with the note "back pocket empty"; OCLC shows only a reprint of 1984 in the library of the Australian Defence Force Academy. This copy with a cyclostyled "Note by H.E. the Commander-in-Chief" (Auchinleck), tipped to the title page, and the contentious passages thoroughly blacked out (a transcription of the obliterated portions is laid in). Auchinleck's note begins: "I wish to emphasize that this report is the report of the Commander 77 India Infantry Brigade to the Commander 4 Corps. It contains opinions with which I am not necessarily in full agreement. Certain remarks which are unsuitable in a report of this nature have been deleted. While passages of questionable propriety remain, I have decided to sanction a limited distribution in order that Commanders should have without delay the benefit of the great quantity of valuable information which it contains". Wingate's report on Operation Longcloth, the first operation of the Chindits, was to become one of the founding documents of long range penetration. The first incursion into Burma had three objectives: to cut the railway line between Mandalya and Myitkyina; to harass the Japanese in the Shwebo district; and to cross the Irrawaddy and cut the railway between Mandalay and Lashio. They were successful in the first objective, and Japanese reaction to their presence indicates a degree of success in the second. However, at the railway line, two columns were ambushed and incurred heavy casualties. Wingate ordered a general dispersal and retreat back to India. They had spent twelve weeks in the jungle and marched almost a thousand miles; their losses were 833 out of 3,000 men. Wingate saw the operation as a failure, but, though it lacked material results, Longcloth recast future strategic thinking. It had been shown that the British could attack in the jungle, an alien environment for them, and take the war to the Japanese. According to Peter Mead, a former officer on Wingate's staff, "Wingate's report on the operation was written between the end of May and the middle of June 1943, in the 19th Military Hospital, Imphal ? Sheets were typed and cleared daily with Gen. Scoones, his corps commander, who subsequently approved the report as a whole. Wingate interpreted this approval ? as conferring the right to obtain a printing and to show it at his discretion ? although he arranged for the Government of India Press at New Delhi to print the report he seems to have made no approach to GHQ on the matter; typed copies of the report had previously been sent by Scoones to the commander of Eastern Army, however, and thus found their way to GHQ; the latter did not like it. By 7th July, however, the report had been printed, proofs read by Wingate at New Delhi and copies of the corrected edition sent [to several people]. GHQ promptly withdrew the report, to be issued later with offending passages censored in black, but Leo Amery's uncensored copy was the important one, for Amery sent it to Churchill" (Mead, Orde Wingate and the Historians). Churchill "suddenly saw a gleam of light in what he had characterized as a 'welter of lassitude and inefficiency' ? Wingate was flown home, met Churchill, and was added to his entourage for the voyage to the Anglo-American summit at Quebec in August 1943 (the 'quadrant' conference)" (ODNB), where he sought to persuade the Allied chiefs of the soundness of the long range penetration concept.

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        André Gide et Goethe. Manuscrit autographe

      1943. - 1943, 3 feuillets in-8 (21,2 x 13,6 cm) paginés, en feuilles. - Manoscritta autografa sul Journal of Discussioni del 3 febbraio 1943 e Faux Pas. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Manuscrit autographe de l'auteur de 5 pages in-8 publié dans le numéro du 3 février 1943 du Journal des Débats, repris, légèrement modifié, dans Faux Pas (1943). Manuscrit recto-verso complet, à l'écriture très dense, comportant de nombreux ratures, corrections et ajouts. Chronique parue à l'occasion de la publication du Théâtre de Wolfgang von Goethe dans la « Pléiade » avec une introduction d'André Gide.   Maurice Blanchot avait consacré dans les pages du Journal des débats une première étude à André Gide en novembre 1942 ; à propos des Nourritures terrestres, dont il louait « la grandeur authentique », il écrivait alors, dans une forme de réhabilitation : « Cet ouvrage n'est pas seulement un essai dans un sens impersonnel, un essai sur quelque chose, à propos de quelque chose, mais un essai de l'auteur sur lui-même, où il s'essaie par l'intermédiaire de pensées et d'images, où, en se donnant dans une complète adhésion à une certaine vue du monde, il entreprend une expérience dont il est le sujet, dont il accepte aventureusement le risque et qui ne peut pas le modifier d'une certaine manière. » Cette nouvelle étude est l'occasion pour Blanchot de revenir à Gide, cet auteur « si divers quoique si fidèle » à lui-même, et à l'étonnement que lui a causé sa préface au Théâtre de Goethe parue dans la « Pléiade » : « Ce qu'André Gide voit dans Goethe, ce n'est pas le devenir infiniment riche d'une existence qui a su être quantité d'êtres et tant de choses tout en étant de plus en plus elle-même, mais ce qu'il y a de plus stable, d'un peu guindé dans l'éternel, la figure mythique glorifiée par Eckermann ; ce qu'il admire, ce n'est pas le Titan qui cherche à étreindre plus qu'il n'est, qui veut tout sans se perdre, c'est le vieillard solennel des dernières années, devenu le modèle de l'univers et préoccupé de tirer de chaque chose une leçon. » C'est aussi l'occasion d'écrire sur Goethe, étudié à l'Université de Strasbourg, et sur lequel Blanchot reviendra notamment dans un article publié en 1950 dans L'Observateur et intitulé « Le Compagnon de route ».   Intéressante lecture des liens unissant Gide à Goethe.

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        Bound for Glory

      New York: E. P. Dutton, 1943. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition stated, first printing. Very Good with light rubbing to gilt stamping, light wear at spine ends and inner bottom page corners lightly bumped. In a Very Good dust jacket with publisher's price of $3.00 intact, light wear at corners and spine ends, short closed tear to top of front joint with associated creasing to front panel, light scratching to the rear panel, gentle crease to spine panel, and a large but light stain to the blank verso of the dust jacket, which is slightly visible from the exterior of the spine and rear flap. The folk singer's partially fictionalized autobiography, in a comparatively nice example of the fragile and scarce dust jacket.

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        Wilson; Screenplay

      Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, Los Angeles, CA 1943 - 4to. 155, [30] pp. Very good copy. (21013). 4th Revised Shooting Final, November 13, 1943.

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        Report on Operations of 77th Indian Infantry Brigade in Burma, February to June 1943.

      New Delhi: Printed by the Manager, Government of India Press, 1943 - Octavo. Original green quarter cloth, printed paper sides. Laid-in newspaper clipping Sir Robert Thompson and Brigadier Peter Mead's letter to The Times, 31 July 1978, regarding the treatment of Wingate in Kirby's War Against Japan. Extremities rubbed and bumped, covers marked, inner hinges superficially cracked at ends, but holding, occasional pencil-marks to margins, folding map creased at edges, the image unaffected. A very good copy of a book with a high rate of attrition. Large folding coloured map in end-pocket, diagrams and plans to the text. First and only edition, number 162 of 200 copies printed, of this secret and highly controversial report, withdrawn and redacted shortly after publication. Rare: Copac lists the IWM copy only, with the note "back pocket empty"; OCLC shows only a reprint of 1984 in the library of the Australian Defence Force Academy. This copy with a cyclostyled "Note by H.E. the Commander-in-Chief" (Auchinleck), tipped to the title page, and the contentious passages thoroughly blacked out (a transcription of the obliterated portions is laid in). Auchinleck's note begins: "I wish to emphasize that this report is the report of the Commander 77 India Infantry Brigade to the Commander 4 Corps. It contains opinions with which I am not necessarily in full agreement. Certain remarks which are unsuitable in a report of this nature have been deleted. While passages of questionable propriety remain, I have decided to sanction a limited distribution in order that Commanders should have without delay the benefit of the great quantity of valuable information which it contains". Wingate's report on Operation Longcloth, the first operation of the Chindits, was to become one of the founding documents of long range penetration. The first incursion into Burma had three objectives: to cut the railway line between Mandalya and Myitkyina; to harass the Japanese in the Shwebo district; and to cross the Irrawaddy and cut the railway between Mandalay and Lashio. They were successful in the first objective, and Japanese reaction to their presence indicates a degree of success in the second. However, at the railway line, two columns were ambushed and incurred heavy casualties. Wingate ordered a general dispersal and retreat back to India. They had spent twelve weeks in the jungle and marched almost a thousand miles; their losses were 833 out of 3,000 men. Wingate saw the operation as a failure, but, though it lacked material results, Longcloth recast future strategic thinking. It had been shown that the British could attack in the jungle, an alien environment for them, and take the war to the Japanese. According to Peter Mead, a former officer on Wingate's staff, "Wingate's report on the operation was written between the end of May and the middle of June 1943, in the 19th Military Hospital, Imphal Sheets were typed and cleared daily with Gen. Scoones, his corps commander, who subsequently approved the report as a whole. Wingate interpreted this approval as conferring the right to obtain a printing and to show it at his discretion although he arranged for the Government of India Press at New Delhi to print the report he seems to have made no approach to GHQ on the matter; typed copies of the report had previously been sent by Scoones to the commander of Eastern Army, however, and thus found their way to GHQ; the latter did not like it. By 7th July, however, the report had been printed, proofs read by Wingate at New Delhi and copies of the corrected edition sent [to several people]. GHQ promptly withdrew the report, to be issued later with offending passages censored in black, but Leo Amery's uncensored copy was the important one, for Amery sent it to Churchill" (Mead, Orde Wingate and the Historians). Churchill "suddenly saw a gleam of light in what he had characterized as a 'welter of lassitude and inefficiency' Wingate was flown home, met Churchill, and was added to his entourage for the voyage to the Anglo-America [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Kärntens Freiheitskampf. 2. Auflage (Kärntner Forschungen, 1) [signiert]

      2. Auflage 1943. HalbLn, kein SU, 26 cm, xii, 483 Seiten, 1 Faltblatt. ZUSTAND: Einband minimal braunfleckig, ansonsten gut vorderes Gelenk geplatzt, ansonsten gutes Exemplar aus Privatsammlung. Mit persönlicher Widmung des Autors auf fliegendem Vorsatz.

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        Four Quartets

      Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York 1943 - Hardcover. (Black cloth with spine titled in bright gilt lettering). 8vo. 39pp. Tight. Previous owner's sardonic inscription front endpaper. Second im[ression without statement of edition or bracted printing. Laid-in is the original sales slip of a San Francisco book store, dated 6/17/43. First impression d/j with $2.00 price in place, rear panal listing nine titles, ending with "Old Possum's Book.". and it's inner flap blank. Shallow chip top of spine fold and mostly open inch long tear toe of the same panel. (as seen in the accompaning image) Near Fine in Good, unclipped d/j in jacket protector. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Shamrock Books]
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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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        The Little Prince

      New York: Reynal & Hitchcock,, 1943. Translated from the French by Katherine Woods. Quarto. Original pale brown cloth, titles and device to spine and front cover in dark red. With the pictorial dust jacket. Colour and monochrome illustrations in the text after originals by the author. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. A very good copy in the jacket with browned spine, minor loss to spine ends and a couple of faint marks to panels. First edition, first printing, trade issue. Although the manuscript was composed in Saint-Exupéry's native French language, it was written and published in New York, in both English and French versions in April 1943.

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        The Little Prince. Translated from the French by Katherine Woods.

      New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1943 - Quarto. Original pale brown cloth, titles and device to spine and front cover in dark red. With the pictorial dust jacket. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. A very good copy in the jacket with browned spine, minor loss to spine ends and a couple of faint marks to panels. Colour and monochrome illustrations in the text after originals by the author. First edition, first printing, trade issue. Although the manuscript was composed in Saint-Exupéry's native French language, it was written and published in New York, in both English and French versions in April 1943. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Gelber Chrysanthemenstrauß in brauner Vase. Ölgemälde.

      Bildgröße: 59 x 78 cm ( Höhe x Breite ), alt gerahmt ( Rahmenmaß: 73 x 92,5 cm ). Ölgemälde auf Leinwand. Unten links mit dem Pseudonym *Marinus Ottee ( für Aarnout van Gilst ) signiert und etwas undeutlich wohl mit *1943* datiert. Das Bild zeigt einen gelben Chrysanthemenstrauiß in brauner Vase, daneben eine kleine Glassschlüssel. Das Bild gering berieben, der Rahmen leicht bestoßen. ( Bitte beachten: Hier aufgrund der Größe kein Versand - hier nur Selbstabholung in meinem Ladengeschäft ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available )( Please notice: No shipment possible )

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        La Casa De Claudina. Traducción María Luz Morales. Ilustraciones y Cubierta Olga Sacharoff. Decoración E. Mora.

      Ediciones Mediterráneas - Joan Sallent, Sabadell - Barcelona 1943 - 180 pp. - 8 láminas a color y la bonitas cubiertas originales. Edición numerada de 1500 ejemplares. Soberbia encuadernación de manuel bueno a plano marroquin muy decorado al oro. Lomera con regios nervios y florones. Guardas en piel grabada en seco. Corte superior dorado. Caja de resguardo con acabados en piel. Size: 24 x 18 Cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Dreifaltigkeitskirche Altona 1943(") Darstellung der Kirche nach einem Luftangriff.

      1943 - Aquarell u. Deckweiß auf beigem Bütten. Inet // Lit. u.a.: Jessewitsch, Rolf / Schneider, Gerhard (Hrsg.): Entdeckte Moderne, 2008; Kettler; Jaacks, Gisela: Gesichter und Persönlichkeiten. Bestandskatalog der Gemäldesammlung im Museum für Hamburgische Geschichte; Museum für Hamburgische Geschichte. 1891 -Hamburg- 1979. Kriegszeichner in den Balkanländern; 1918-19 Meisterschüler von Arthur Illes; 1921 Bauhaus in Weimar (Kontakte zu Klee, Gropius, Kandinsky, Maholy-Nagy); 1924-26 Bühnenbildner (Berlin); Mitarbeit bei "Der Sturm"; ab 1930 Lehrer für Malerei (Hamburg); 1943 Auftrag das zerstörte Hamburg bildnerisch zu dokumentieren - so auch unser Blatt aus dieser Tätigkeit! -Das Blatt auf festem Karton altmontiert, dieser leicht unsauber. Unter PP! Anm. zur Rechnungstellung: Die Buchpreise beinhalten die reduzierte MwSt von 7 %, diese wird gesondert ausgewiesen // Rechnungen für Kunstgegenstände wie Grafiken, Gemälde weisen gem. § 25a Abs.3 Satz 1 UStG (Differenzbesteuerung) bzw. § 25a Abs.3 Satz 2 UStG (Margenbesteuerung) keine MwSt aus (brutto = netto). 0 Gewicht in Gramm: 2001 37,6x53,8 cm (Bl./ Abb.). Signiert, bezeichnet u. datiert. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Familiarization Manual for Maintenance of Model B-17F Bombardment Airplane

      Seattle: Boeing Aircraft Corp, 1943 Scarce Boeing manual, Document number D-4142, this stamped #2031, numerous photos and schematics, 2 in color, marked "Restricted" at the top of every page, details all systems of the B-17, including armaments, fuselage, engine and electrical, only minor wear to black flex leatherette boards, name & Lockheed address of former owner inside front cover, titles to front panel faded but clear & legible, a clean tight exceptional copy of this very rare wartime manual concerning the B-17, the earliest numbered copy we've seen; sm 8vo; 682pp fully illus. Hard Cover. Near Fine.

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        BE A MARINE... Free a Marine to Fight. U.S. Marine Corps Women's Reserve

      Philadelphia: McCandlish Litho Corporation, 1943. 1st Printing. Age-toning. Faint vertical & horizontal fold-lines. VG+. Broadside, full-color half-tone printing. Poster shows a woman marine, with fighting jarheads in the background [Image: 27" x 24"]. Overall: 40" x 28" Rare WWII poster. No copies on OCLC, and we find no prior market records, as recorded by Worthpoint.

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        Bivector Fields" [Einstein & Bargmann] WITH "Bivector Fields II" [Einstein] in Annals of Mathematics 45, No. 1, January 1944 [Papers received August 1943], pp. 1-15; pp. 15-24

      FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WRAPS OF EINSTEIN'S TWO BIVECTOR PAPERS - HIS PENULTIMATE ATTEMPT TO ARRIVE AT A UNIFIED FIELD THEORY & HIS "HIS LAST MAJOR NEW SCIENTIFIC MODEL" (Sauer, Einstein's Unified Field Theory Program, 22; Raab Collection). What Einstein (and Bargmann) propose is "in effect, an attempt at a nonlocal relativistic theory of gravitation" (Janssen, Cambridge Companion to Einstein, 299). Weil 213; Boni 248-249). In 1943, Einstein and Wolfgang Pauli proved "the non-existence of regular solutions to the vacuum field equations that would asymptotically behave like the Newtonian gravitational potential, regardless of symmetry conditions for the field in regions of finite field strength. Moreover, the proof showed that this result was valid not only in four dimensions, but also for the Kaluza-Klein five-dimensional theory. In effect, this result indicated that, under very general conditions, any attempt to base a unified theory on the Riemann tensor would necessarily involve singularities in particle-like solutions. Clearly, the latter result was at odds with core requirements of Einstein's program, and it therefore does not come as a surprise that he was willing to reconsider key assumptions of his earlier efforts" (Janssen, 299). The immediate outcome of Einstein's reconsiderations was the new approach he pursued in these two papers, the first authored with Valentin Bargmann, a mathematical physicist and one of Einstein's assistants at the Institute for Advanced Study. The starting point of their work "was to keep the four-dimensionality of the theory and also the requirement of general covariance, but to give up the postulate that a generalized theory of gravitation should necessarily be based on the existence of a Riemannian metric" (ibid). "Concerned with the geometry of curved space, [Einstein] turned to a new theory called bivectors based on mathematical equations not of the standard differential variety he had used with General Relativity, but rather a more algebraic approach in which he wrapped in more variables. He assumed the four-dimensionality of space, but the bivectors mathematical construct depended on two distinct points of the four-dimensional continuum to measure distance in space. Each point was a different mark in space not infinitesimally close to the other. Since each point is four dimensional, this requires 8 variables for two points. It becomes a more complex algebraic equation. He wrote two papers on this subject (these papers) in 1943 and 1944; this was to be his last major new scientific model. After 1945, while still believing in the unified forces of nature, his method of determining them would revert to his earlier methods of calculation with four variables" (Raab). CONDITION & DETAILS: Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press. Original wraps, complete. [206], 2. (Royal 8vo; 10 x 7 inches). Bright and clean inside and out. Near fine condition.

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        The Little Prince

      New York: Reynal & Hitchcock,, 1943. Translated from the French by Katherine Woods. Quarto. Original pale brown cloth, titles and device to spine and front cover in dark red. With the pictorial dust jacket. Colour and monochrome illustrations in the text after originals by the author. A sharp clean copy in the jacket, lightly rubbed at the spine panel, minor paper loss to to the top of the folds and a couple of minor nicks to the top of the spine and one to the bottom front panel. A very good copy. First edition, first printing, trade issue. Although the manuscript was composed in Saint-Exupéry's native French language, it was written and published in New York, in both English and French versions in April 1943.

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        The Little Prince. Translated from the French by Katherine Woods.

      New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1943 - Quarto. Original pale brown cloth, titles and device to spine and front cover in dark red. With the pictorial dust jacket. A sharp clean copy in the jacket, lightly rubbed at the spine panel, minor paper loss to to the top of the folds and a couple of minor nicks to the top of the spine and one to the bottom front panel. A very good copy. Colour and monochrome illustrations in the text after originals by the author. First edition, first printing, trade issue. Although the manuscript was composed in Saint-Exupéry's native French language, it was written and published in New York, in both English and French versions in April 1943. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Le képi

      - Fayard, Paris 1943, 12x19cm, broché. - Prima edizione, una copia del servizio stampa. Autografo Precious firmata dall'autore Maurice Blanchot. Due piccoli strappi alla testa e ai piedi della colonna leggermente irradiati, una lacrima minore sulla copertina. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale, un des exemplaires du service de presse. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Colette à Maurice Blanchot. Deux petites déchirures en tête et en pied du dos légèrement insolé, un accroc sans gravité sur le premier plat.

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        [SOVIET PROPAGANDA BY WARNER BROTHERS] Missiya v Moskvu [i.e. The Mission to Moscow]

      Moscow: GLAZKINOPLAKAT, 1943. 63x80 cm. Good condition with some minor tears and losses at the margin of the poster. 1 of 3500 copies. Poster design by Kashcheev. The soviet poster for the notorious film by Michael Curtiz. It was 'one of three pro-Soviet films made in Hollywood' by The House Committee on Un-American Activities. Although at that time the film was made USA and USSR were allies in early 1950s, the creators were called up to Congress to explain why such film was made. The film was the first Hollywood picture shown to Soviet audience in movie theatres. Only few films were shown during 1943-1945 before the relationship between two countries became hostile again. Extremely rare. Only 3500 posters were printed as the film screening was limited.

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        Ex Libris di Franco Rognoni

      Bolaffio, Collana Incisori d'Eccezione, 1943. 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.

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        The Mosques of Egypt from 21 H (641) to 1365 H (1946) Being a Series of Views in Colour and Monochrome of the Principal Mosques of Egypt with a Brief Note on Each Monument describing Its History and Architectural Feautures accompanied by Detailed Plans &

      - Giza (Orman), 1943. Folio. With 243 plates and folding map of Cairo in volume I. Original green cloth with golden letters and decorative patterns on front. Covers have minimal wear, and flyleafs have some waterdamage at top margins, but plates and texts are very good. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: JOOT Just Out Of Time]
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        L'Iliade (2 Tomes) L'Odyssée (2 Tomes) [ Ensemble de 4 Tomes - Un des 10 exemplaires du tirage de tête sur Japon nacré Complet ] [ Exemplaire dédicacé par Berthold Mahn ] [ Edition originale de la traduction de Mario Meunier ]

      Un des 10 exemplaires hors commerce sur Japon nacré numérotés de A à J (numéro F), 4 vol. grand in-8 br. sous couv. rempliées et emboîtages, Union Latine d'Editions, Paris, 1943, XII-331 ; 355 ; 284 ; 271 pp. Très rare exemplaire du tirage de tête hors commerce sur Japon nacré, le premier tome de l'Iliade étant enrichi d'un petit envoi autographe de l'illustrateur Berthold Mahn. Bon état (petits frott. et rouss. aux emboîtages, très rares rouss. sur qq. tranches, bel état intérieur par ailleurs) pour cette très belle édition originale de la traduction de l'Iliade et l'Odyssée par Mario Meunier. Français

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        Embroidered Wishes

      Lotus Court, Peking, China 1943 - Quarto. (xvi), 46pp. Illustrated with forty-six tipped-in woodblock reproductions of traditional Chinese embroidery patterns, printed in red on handmade paper, tipped in. Frontispiece is a real tissue embroidery pattern backed with red paper for support. A fascinating reference book on Chinese symbolism. The Foreword lists the meanings of common elements in Chinese design, such as the dragon and phoenix, the peony, vases, and certain Chinese characters. This is followed by numerous embroidery pattern examples, square-shaped for pillow ends, with explanations of each design. Stab-sewn with cord, and with a color illustrated label to the upper cover. Original dust wrapper with the title and a pattern representing the invocation "May you be blessed with a Succession of Noble Sons." Fine. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'expérience de Proust. Manuscrit autographe

      1943. - 1943, 2 feuillets in-8 (21 x 13 cm) et ½ feuillet in-8 (10,5 x 13,5 cm) paginés de 1 à 5 , en feuilles. - Autograph quattro e pagine e mezzo. pubblicato 12 maggio 1943 in Hansard e in Faux-Pas. - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Manuscrit autographe de l'auteur de 4 pages et demie in-8 publié dans le numéro du 12 mai 1943 du Journal des Débats. Manuscrit recto-verso complet, à l'écriture très dense, comportant des ratures, corrections et ajouts. Chronique littéraire parue à l'occasion de la publication de l'ouvrage de Ramon Fernandez, A la gloire de Proust.   C'est à Maurice Blanchot que son ami Emmanuel Lévinas doit la découverte de l'

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        Paris After Dark (Collection of 64 original keybook set design photographs from the 1943 film)

      Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1943. Collection of 64 vintage keybook set design photographs from the 1943 film. Original brown card front wrapper present, with working title "The Night is Ending" printed on the wrapper, crossed out, with "Paris After Dark" written above it in holograph pencil. A leftist resistance in Nazi-occupied France works against the German army by publishing revolutionary works and participating in demonstrations, all while still leading normal lives during the day. A dramatic film for its portrayal of the French resistance during World War II, a romance also entangles the main characters during the course of events. Set in France. 8 x 10 inches (20.5 x 25.5 cm). With two hole punches at left margin as called for. Near Fine. Complete collation details available on request. Davenport, p. 262.

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        Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften. Roman. 2 Bände.

      8vo. Mit 1074 S., 1 Bl. 605 S., 1 Bl. OLwd. m. zweifarbig geprägt. Deckel- u. Rückentitel (Einbandentwurf von E. R. Weiss). WG 10. - Erste Ausgabe der ersten zwei Bände, der dritte erschien erst 1943 in Lausanne. - Einbände u. Kopfschnitt gering angestaubt, gering fleckig, Bd. 1 am Vorderdeckel m. kl. Stockflecken, sonst von sehr guter Erhaltung.

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        ça va

      1943. Comité national des écrivains & Centre des intellectuels, Cahors 1943, 11x13,5cm, agrafé. - Comité national des écrivains & Centre des intellectuels, Cahors 1943, 11x13,5cm, agrafé. - Edizione originale sulla carta corrente. Autografo Precious firmata dall'autore Raymond Queneau: "... con tutta la simpatia .." Marginali piccole lacrime sul bemolle minore. [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Edition originale sur papier courant. Précieux envoi autographe signé de Tristan Tzara à Raymond Queneau : "... avec toute la grande sympathie.." Infimes déchirures marginales sans gravité sur les plats.  

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        L'Iliade (2 Tomes) L'Odyssée (2 Tomes) [ Ensemble de 4 Tomes - Un des 10 exemplaires du tirage de tête sur Japon nacré Complet ] [ Exemplaire dédicacé par Berthold Mahn ] [ Edition originale de la traduction de Mario Meunier ]

      Union Latine d'Editions 1943 - Un des 10 exemplaires hors commerce sur Japon nacré numérotés de A à J (numéro F), 4 vol. grand in-8 br. sous couv. rempliées et emboîtages, Union Latine d'Editions, Paris, 1943, XII-331 ; 355 ; 284 ; 271 pp. Très rare exemplaire du tirage de tête hors commerce sur Japon nacré, le premier tome de l'Iliade étant enrichi d'un petit envoi autographe de l'illustrateur Berthold Mahn. Bon état (petits frott. et rouss. aux emboîtages, très rares rouss. sur qq. tranches, bel état intérieur par ailleurs) pour cette très belle édition originale de la traduction de l'Iliade et l'Odyssée par Mario Meunier. Langue: Français [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Tailed Amphibians of Japan

      Osaka: Nippon Publishing Company, 1943. First edition.. 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.. 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.

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        Musashino Fubutsu

      Seibun-sha 1943 - Shinzo Fukuhara was a photographic pioneer who's considered the father of Japanese modern art photography. Publishing seven books and over 100 articles in his lifetime. In 1943 he published 'Musashino Fubutsu' which was published during World War II when art photography books were a rarity and it portrayed life in the Musashino countryside including insights into its village life, culture and temples. This was the last book published by Shinzo Fukuhara who died in 1949. As well as his images, the book also contains photographs by other members of Nihon Sahshin Kai group including Hachiemon Kawai, Shiro Sawabe and Minoru Minami - - - - - - - - - Uncommon first edition, first printing (note colophon indicating first printing ) in slipcase. Slipcase in good condition with edges worn with some small chips, spine browned by the sun and with an indentation/closed split to the spine - please see images for detail (slipcase now carefully protected with transparent mylar wrapper. Book cover very good with some minor wear to the green paper covered boards at edges. Book contents are very good with some rubbing/foxing/browning to the front and rear end papers. otherwise interior clean and bright - binding tight. All pages complete - - - - - - - - - Please note this book is being sold by Nonpareil Books, Liverpool, England only through AbeBooks [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        POSTER - STARVE THE SQUANDER BUG: BUY MORE WAR BONDS

      - (SEUSS,DR.)illus. POSTER - STARVE THE SQUANDER BUG: BUY MORE WAR BONDS. This is a marvelous wartime poster done in 1943 by Seuss. Measuring 46" wide x 12" high it is creased where folded else Fine. Done in bold full color there are two large panels on either side of the poster - each has one of Seuss's creatures eating money. In large letters in the center is the slogan. Typical Seuss and hard to find in such clean condition.

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