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        Fluid Geography

      American Neptune Inc., Salem, Mass. [Southworth-Anthoensen Press, Portland], 1944. Article in 'The American Neptune', April 1944 (Vol. IV, No. 2), pp. 119-136, with folding plate 50 x 63 cm. 'World Map On Dymaxion Projection. By Richard Buckminster Fuller and Margaret Mace, A.M., Associate. Assisted by: Cynthia Lacey, Carl O. Hoffman, Truman F. Peebles, James McSweeney.' 'The map opposite page 120, which is the primary exhibit of this article, was invented for this purpose ['as a precise means for seeing the world from the dynamic, cosmic, and comprehensive viewpoint'], and while it is certain to be bettered by subsequent inventions, it is for the moment the most reliable comprehensive projection, in that it describes the earth's surface with the minimum total score of distortions from the many well-known geometrical processes inherent in translation of the angle and scale information from a spherical to a flat surface.' This is the stated 'First edition published by The American Neptune', but according to his footnote in this article it is Fuller's fourth attempt at a comprehensive world map. Stock#OB410.

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        QUELQUES MOTS RASSEMBLÉS POUR MONSIEUR DUBUFFET

      Paris 1944 - EDITION ORIGINALE hors commerce de ce poème imprimé en double page centrale, et illustré en quatrième de couverture d'une LITHOGRAPHIE originale de Jean DUBUFFET, signée et datée dans la pierre. Tirage unique à 100 exemplaire, celui-ci portant un ENVOI autographe signé d'Eluard à Fred Barzilay. JOINT une CARTE POSTALE autographe de Dominique Eluard, contresignée par Paul Eluard. >>>> Envoyée de Saint-Tropez le 15 mai 1951 selon l'oblitération, le couple donne de ses nouvelles, quelques semaines avant leur mariage célébré dans le village le 15 juin suivant, avec Picasso et Françoise Gilot pour témoins. Anticipant un peu l'évènement, Dominique annonce : « Le temps est breton mais on est quand même bien contents d'être dans notre maison de jeunes mariés ». Elle évoque ensuite LA BAVARDE, fête qui s'y déroule alors et durant laquelle les habitants en armes revêtent des uniformes de soldats et font retentir les fusils en l'honneur du Saint patron : « il faut absolument voir cela un jour ¿ la voir ce n¿est rien. Mais l'entendre ! Nous vivons dans les tromblons et les canons ». La lithographie qui orne cette plaquette, titrée LE SALUT DE LA FENETRE est une des premières estampe de Dubuffet, qui découvre la gravure lors d'un stage chez Mourlot de septembre à novembre 1944. L'artiste réunira ses planches dans l'album MATIERE ET MEMOIRE, édité par Mourlot lui-même avec une préface de Francis Ponge. C'est dans cette série que Dubuffet choisira ce sujet pour illustrer le poème que son ami Paul Eluard lui dédia. La date d'août 1944 annoncée sur la plaquette est celle du poème d'Eluard. La lithographie de Dubuffet fut exécutée deux mois plus tard. Dans une lettre du 6 octobre, Dubuffet écrit à Jean Paulhan qui semble être à l'origine de cette édition : « Le tirage des quelques mots rassemblés : juste cent. Je me suis permis de les emporter à midi en quittant l'atelier Mourlot. Je dépose deux paquets de 33 chacun : donc un paquet pour le gentil éditeur, l'autre pour Eluard. Cette petite édition m'est très chère ; je vous en remercie profondément. C'est un très vif plaisir pour moi de distribuer ce livret à mes plus intimes amis ». De la même manière, Paul Eluard offrit cet exemplaire à son ami le photographe Fréderic Barzilay. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Der zeitlose Kampf um die Wahrheit R.I. 44 Bitte beachten Sie Nr. 9 unserer AGB (Druckwerke aus totalitären Staaten / §§ 86 und 130 StGB, Jugendschutzgesetz)!

      Berlin, Verlag der Deutschen Arbeitsfront GmbH, 1944 - Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlagseinband (klammergeheftete Broschur im Format 15 x 21 cm) mit illustriertem Deckeltitel (Zeichen der Deutschen Arbeitsfront). 14 Seiten, mit einer ganzseitigen Zeichnungswiedergabe "Der Jude Kriegsanstifter Kriegsverlängerer" auf der letzten Umschlagseite. - Aus dem Inhalt: Der Jude als Vater der Lüge - Der Soldat gewann die Schlacht, der Jude gewann den Krieg! - Arbeit gegen Gold - Der deutsche Mensch gegen Juda! - Pflichten des Redners. - Mit zeitttypischen Ausführungen wie z.B.: "je mehr nun der einzelne Volksgenossen die Grundsätzlichkeit und den Umfang des gegenwärtigen Krieges kennen lernt, umso mehr Gelegenheit wird er suchen und finden, sich ganz in den Dienst seines Volkes zu stellen. So erfordert der Kampf gegen das Weltjudentum von jedem einzelnen deutschen Menschen die vollkommene Ablehnung aller ehemaligen, auch bei Nichtjuden bestandenen kompromissfreudigen Lebensauffassungen. Dieser Kampf Deutschlands mit dem Juden ist ein Kampf auf Leben und Tod. Neben der Wahrheit kann die Lüge nicht bestehen. Zwischen diesen Faktoren gibt es keinen goldenen Mittelweg! Der schaffende deutsche Mensch hat schon immer in seinem Leben die Härte des brutalen Existenzkampfes erfahren. Er ist oft aufgrund seiner Gutgläubigkeit das Objekt gemeinster Ausbeutung geworden. Wie oft musste gerade die arbeitende Bevölkerung die Zögerungen und das "Vielleicht-Sagen" der Staatsführung mit bitterster Not bezahlen. Im gegenwärtigen Entscheidungskampf wird das deutsche Volk nicht von Menschen geführt, die den Alltag des Lebens nicht kennen. Dieses Mal steht ein deutscher Arbeiter und Frontsoldat an der Spitze der Nation. Die persönlichen Erlebnisse und Erfahrungen, die Adolf Hitler sowohl als Arbeiter und Frontsoldat als auch als Staatsmann und Feldherr gehabt und gewonnen hat, geben jedem deutschen Arbeiter die absolute Gewissheit, daß der Führer als wahrhaftiger Revolutionär den uns vom Juden aufgezwungenen Krieg bis zur letzten Konsequenz zum siegreichen Ende führt. D i e j ü d i s c h e W e l t h e r r s c h a f t w i r d d u r c h A d o l f H i t l e r u n d d a s v o n i h m g e f ü h r t e d e u t s c h e V o l k g e b ro c h e n ! Es ist uns die göttliche Gnade zuteil geworden, unter diesem einmaligen Menschen leben und kämpfen zu dürfen. Wir wollen für jeden Tag, den uns der Allmächtige schenkt, dankbar sein und jede Stunde unseres Lebens dem Kampf für die Wahrheit weihen. Mögen sich auch die Zeiten und die Menschen ändern, wir nationalsozialistischen Redner werden als Kämpfer für die Wahrheit und Künder einer schöneren Zukunft die Prediger der Härte bleiben! Berlin, Ende Februar 1944". - Später Kriegsdruck in sehr guter Erhaltung - Deutsches / Drittes Reich, Großdeutschland im 2.Weltkrieg, Antisemitismus, scharfer judenfeindlicher Standpunkt, Antijudaismus, nationalsozialistischer Redner, der Jude als Vater der Lüge, jüdisches Ausbeutungssystem, deutsche Menschen als Opfer des Juden, NS.-Schrifttum, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000 [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Second Army in the Field

      1944 . Two pencil and coloured crayon drawings on card. Image sizes: 23.5 x 24 cm & 22 x 26 cm. Framed sizes 37 x 39 cm each. Very good condition. Presented in hand finished oak frames with conservation mounts and glass. Signed by the artist. One shows The Second Army TAC Headquarters in 1944, the other military traffic, aircraft and barrage balloons in the Low Countries, both signed below the image in capital letters. These drawings appear to date from the late summer or autumn of 1944, when Dempsey's Second Army was advancing through the Low Countries, following the breakout from Normandy and when advancing towards Germany itself.

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        Lichtlein Am Wege Kinderandachten (Drittes Bandchen)

      Basel, Switzerland: Heinrich Majer Verlag. Fair with no dust jacket. 1944. Second Edition. Hardcover. This rare title of Eugen Zeller's is tightly bound, but the spine has fallen off; most of it is present and will be sent with the book. The spine webbing holds the book well. The paper-covered boards are age-spotted and have bumped corners and minor edge bumping. There is a name inside the front cover. The interior is age-browned and has some brown spotting. This is volume three, second edition (or printing) , copyright 1944.; Vol. 3; 12mo 7"-7+" tall; 102 pages. .

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        The Razor's Edge

      Heinemman - USA printing, 1944. First Edition . Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Printed for Heinemann in the USA. Hence a rare 1st edition US printing. This is not the same printing as the UK Heinemann edition. Pages are yellowed and boards a little grubby and bumped. Appears to be signed by the Author on the title page, but signature looks suspiciously similar to others I have seen hence assumed facsimile. But I may be mistaken!

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        Born Free and Equal: Photographs of the Loyal Japanese-Americans at Manzanar Relocation Center, Inyo County, California.

      U.S. Camera; 1944. 111 Seiten; gebundene Ausgabe Das hier angebotene Buch stammt aus einer teilaufgelösten Bibliothek und trägt die entsprechenden Kennzeichnungen (Rückenschild, Instituts-Stempel...). Schnitt und Einband sind etwas staubschmutzig; Einbandkanten sind leicht bestossen; der Buchzustand ist ansonsten ordentlich und dem Alter entsprechend gut; ENGLISCH! Versandkostenfreie Lieferung

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        The Razor's Edge

      Heinemman - USA printing 1944 - Printed for Heinemann in the USA. Hence a rare 1st edition US printing. This is not the same printing as the UK Heinemann edition. Pages are yellowed and boards a little grubby and bumped. Appears to be signed by the Author on the title page, but signature looks suspiciously similar to others I have seen hence assumed facsimile. But I may be mistaken! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Scènes éparses.

      - P., se trouve à Paris chez l'éditeur, La Nouvelle Société d'édition, 1944-1946, 6 volumes, In-8, br., plats illustrés, couvertures rempliées en couleurs. Série complète en 6 tomes, tirée à 800 exemplaires numérotés, ceux-ci sur chiffon.I. "Le Code des Gens Honnêtes ou l'Art de ne pas être dupe des fripons" illustré par Joseph Hémard.II. "Paris marié ou Philosophie de l'Amour conjugale à Paris" illustré par Ch. A. Edelman.III. "Souvenirs d'un paria. Les Mémoires de Sanson" illustré par Guy Arnoux.IV. "Portraits et silhouettes" avec 60 illustrations de Charles Genty.V. "Quatre histoires de bêtes" avec 55 illustrations de Lucien Boucher.VI. "Traité de la vie élégante et Physiologie de la toilette" avec 55 illustrations de Beuville.Les illustrations en couleurs de chaque tome ont été exécutées au pochoir par Ch. Richard. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Le Traité de la Grande Vertu de Sagesse de Nagarjuna. (Mahaprajnaparamitasastra).: Tome I: Chapitres I-XV, Premiere Partie (Traduction annotee). Tome II: Chapitres XVI-XXX. Tome III: Chapitres XXXI-XLII. Tome IV: Chapitres XLII (suite)-XLVIII. Tome V: Chapitres XLIX-LII, et Chapitre XX (2e série).

      Bibliotheque du Museon Volume 18 and Publications de l'Institut Orientaliste de Louvain 2, 12, 24. 1944-80, Louvain Bureaux du Muséon; Éditions E. Peeters - This set is heavy (6 kg) and will incur extra postage. Vols. I and II very good uncut copies in lightly worn original wrappers. Front wrapper of vol. I taped to endpaper. Vols. III-V very good in original wrappers. Occasional pencil markings in all volumes. A complete set in first edition, pp.xxxii, 620; xxii, (621)-1118, lxviii, (1119)-1733, xix, (1734)-2162, xv, (2163)-2451. Text in French.

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        Illustrirte Zeitung Leipzig Nr.5037 Mai 1944, mitsamt dem Gemäldezyklus "Die 4 Tageszeiten" von Willy Kriegel (vier Original-Ölgemälde: kleinere Version 1943 ff; - weitere Informationen und Abbildungen auf Anfrage)

      Leipzig, J.J.Weber Verlag, 1944 - Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlagseinband (Broschur/Kartoneinband 27 x 38 cm) mit illustriertem Deckeltitel: farbige Graphik "Maienzeit " von Alfred Seckelmann. Seiten 518-547, mit sehr vielen Abbildungen (Zeichnungen und Fotos) auf Kunstdruckpapier. - Aus dem Inhalt: Dr.H.Hartmann, Pathologie des Sauerstoffmangels / Wege zu Büchern / Ganzseitige Wiedergabe einer PK.-Zeichnung von Kriegsberichter Lothar Günther Buchheim: "Brückenwache auf einem U-Boot" / Heinz Bongartz: Deutsche Seemacht, dreiseitiger Bildbericht mit PK.-Zeichnungen von Kriegsberichter Fritz Friedel, mit folgenden Unterschriften: "Britischer Geleitszug wurde unter der englischen Kanalküste von Fernkampfbatterien unserer Kriegsmarine unter Feuer genommen; Deutsche Schnellboote führen einen Angriff auf einen britischen Geleitzug an Englands Küste durch; Ein Vorpostenboot unserer Kriegsmarine hat durch seine Flakwaffen einen vermotorigenn USA.-Bomber zum Absturz gebracht" (brennender Bomber kurz vor Aufprall auf die Wasseroberfläche, seine Besatzung daneben an Fallschirmen) / Bergkampf im Hochapennin, von NSKK.-Kriegsberichter Willi Michels, mit drei PK.-Zeichnungen von NSKK.-Kriegsberichter Fritz Bley (" durch die verschneite Bergwelt geht ein Stoßtrupp der NSKK.-Gruppe Luftwaffe gegen ein von kommunistischen Banden bedrohtes italienisches Bergdorf vor; Die Banken greifen an, wenige Sekunden später sind die Häuser des kleinen Bergdorfes von den NSKK.-Männern besetzt und die automatischen Waffen in Stellung gebracht; Der heldenmütige Kampf der NSKK.-Männer hat den Feind gebunden und die Heranführung starker deutscher Verbände ermöglicht. Deutsche Jagdflugzeuge greifen an und jagen Tod und Verderben in den Feind") / Zweiseitiger Bildbericht "Die Landschaft des Krieges - III.Die Westfront", von Kriegsberichter Dr.Wolf Strache, mit insgesamt neun Fotoabbildungen, u.a.: "Generalfeldmarschall Rommel an der bretonischen Küste" / Dreiseitiger Bildbericht "Hier scheiden sich die Geister", von Paul Renovanz (mit ganzseitiger zweifarbiger Zeichnung von PK.-Kriegsberichte Oswald Voh "Heldentum der Heimat: Männer einer Luftschutztruppe und freiwillige Helfer bei der Bergung Verschütteter nach einem feindlichen Terrorangriff auf eine deutsche Stadt. Im Lichtschein brennender Häuser sind die Retter unter Zuhilfenahme von Fackeln in den Keller des zerstörten Wohnhauses eingedrungen und befreien die Eingeschlossenen. In den noch vom Schrecken des Angriffs gezeichneten Gesichtern zeigt sich bereits wieder ein Zug stolzen Trotzes und entschlossenen Lebenswillens, der im unerschütterlichen Glauben an den deutschen Sieg wurzelt", sowie Fotoabbildung "Zerstörtes Freskobild aus der Kirche des Klosters Monte Cassino. Britisch-amerikanische Luftwaffenverbände vernichteten ohne zwingende militärischen Grund die Anlagen der weltberühmten Abtei Monte Cassino und töteten hunderte von Zivilisten, die sich in den Schutz des von deutschen Truppen unbesetzten Klosters begeben hatten, PK.-Aufnahme von KriegsberichterCzirnich,PBZ"): "Die gesittete Welt steht fassungslos einem Kriegsterror - richtiger gesagt: einer entehrenden Kriegsführung gegenüber, die in keiner Weise beschönigt, was sie frevelt. Dem mörderischen Gegner genügt es nicht, Tag und Nacht Brand und berstendes Eisen auf offene Städte zu schleudern in der Erwartung, mit solchen allem Völkerrecht hohnsprechenden Methoden die deutsche Heimatfront mürbe zu machen. Er setzt in sein verbrecherisches Kalkül als wesentlichen Faktor neben die physische Vernichtung die seelische Verödung, hervorgerufen durch Zerstörung unersetzliche Kultur werde, zu denen wir uns leidenschaftlich bekennen, für die er aber bestenfalls ein snobistisches, meist freilich nur ein materiell entartetes Händlerinteresse aufzubringen vermag . . ." - Die vier Original-Gemälde von Willy Kriegel im Preis enthalten; weitere Beschreibung s.Nr.123361! Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 2000

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        Un roman de Jarry. Manuscrit autographe et tapuscrit signé complets

      Autograph manuscript of the author of 2 and a half pages in-8 published in the issue dated 13 April 1944 of the Journal of Debates. Complete manuscript writing very dense, with many erasures, corrections and additions. Literary review published on the occasion of the posthumous publication of The Strap Alfred Jarry. Complete typescript of the article by the author is attached. Between April 1941 and August 1944, Maurice Blanchot published in the "Chronicle of the 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" his first steps in the field of literary criticism and inaugurates a theoretical work that develop later Many in these essays, "The Share of fire" to "The Infinite Conversation" and "The Writing disaster." From the very first articles, Blanchot demonstrates a sharp analysis far beyond the current literature that motivates writing. Oscillating between classical and modern writers of the first order and minor novelists, he puts in his columns, the foundations of critical thinking which 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," with 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 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 his own rhetoric, delivered more to echo the impossible or the lure of extinction. (...) 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. S.n. (Journal des débats) s.l. (Paris) s.d. (1944) 13,5x21,5cm & 2 pages in-4 2 1/2 pages in-8

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        Bataille Secrète en France. 167 dessins de l'auteur [TOGETHER WITH] Original pencil and ink cover maquette and one additional pencil and ink illustration, the latter signed

      New York: Brentano's, [1944]. First Edition. Extensively illustrated contemporary account of the German occupation in France and the French Resistance. Girard, a French painter and poster artist, was the founding member of the Resistance organization known as the CARTE network, which he ran from Antibes, a free zone in France. In 1942 CARTE drew the attention of the British Special Operations Executive, which provided the organization with arms, radio operators, and funds. After traveling to Britain under SOE orders in 1943, Girard was forbidden from returning to France during which time his wife was arrested and incarcerated in the Ravensbruck concentration camp until the end of the war. As a result, Girard broke with the SOE and left in self-imposed exile for the United States where he voiced his opposition to the British and the Gaullists. TOGETHER WITH: Original pencil and ink maquette drawing of a fallen soldier (20x13.5cm.) nearly identical to the cover illustration. Additional pencil sketch on verso with variation of the fallen soldier and cover text. Slight rust-staining from previously removed paper clip, else Very Good. TOGETHER WITH: Original pencil and ink illustration (28x21.5cm.), signed. Depicts a scrum of bedraggled men and women overseen by four large and sinister German guards, either at a train station or a concentration camp, though it is unclear. This illustration does not appear in the published work, though variations of the guards do make appearances throughout. Tears at hole punches not affecting text, some minor staining along top edge, else Very Good. Octavo (20cm.); original cream pictorial wrappers printed in red and black depicting a signed illustration by Girard of a fallen soldier; 292pp.; illus. by the author throughout, including many full-paged. Spine a bit darkened, top textblock edge stained with very shallow bleeding onto leaves. A Very Good and tight copy. Text entirely in French.

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        Agostino. Romanzo con due litografie f.t. di Renato Guttuso

      Documento, Roma 1944 - Ns. copia N. 200. Naturali segni del tempo vecchia dedica alla prima bianca 96 con 2 litografie di Guttuso numerate e firmate a matita dall'Artista p. in-8 m.tela edit piatto anteriore illustrato da un'incisione di Luigi Bartolini

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        Lloyds Register of Shipping 1944 - 1945.

      Lloyds., London. 1944 - Approx. 2000pp 'Steamers and motorships of 300 tons gross and over, steamers and motorships under 300 tons, trawlers, tugs, dredgers. &c., sailing vessels, list of ship owners, &c.' Large volume for 19944-1945 with Lloyds 'Secret' label inserted to fep, SECRET label to front board, this copy Whitwill & Son, Bristol, one small neat Bristol Reference Library, withdrawn stamp otherwise clean and tight internally, leather is grubby. Courier only. 7kg Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An American Dilemma.

      New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, , 1944. The Negro Problem and Modern Democracy. Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Board edges faintly rubbed, contents mildly toned; an excellent, bright copy in the unclipped, toned jacket with some shallow chips and nicks to extremities. First edition, first printing, one-volume issue. Myrdal shared the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics with Friedrich Hayek in 1974, for "pioneering work in the theory of money and economic fluctuations and for their penetrating analysis of the interdependence of economic, social and institutional phenomena." However, the present study of race relations in America is possibly his best-known and most influential work. Commissioned by the Carnegie Institute, the project drew on sociological, economic, anthropological and legal data, to enquire into the "American Dilemma," the sharp contrast between high ideals and the failure to deliver basic human rights in the 80 years since the Civil War. Myrdal was also a signatory of UNESCO's 1950 statement The Race Question.

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        L'AUTRE MONDE. Les Etats et Empires de la Lune. Les Etats et Empires du Soleil. Histoire des Oiseaux.

      Editions des Moulins d'Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, (Imprimerie X. Perroux et Fils à Mâcon),1 DES 50 EXEMPLAIRES HORS-COMMERCE AVEC SUITE EN BISTRE 1944 - CYRANO DE BERGERAC - Maurice DE BECQUE, illustrateur L'AUTRE MONDE. Les Etats et Empires de la Lune. Les Etats et Empires du Soleil. Histoire des Oiseaux. Illustrations à l'eau-forte de Maurice de Becque. Editions des Moulins d'Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, 1944 (Imprimerie X. Perroux et Fils à Mâcon) 1 volume in-4 (24 x 19 cm), en feuilles, sous couverture rempliée imprimée et emboîtage toile de l'éditeur. Excellent état, proche du neuf. ÉDITION BIBLIOPHILIQUE. TIRAGE A 400 EXEMPLAIRES. CELUI-CI, 1 DES 50 EXEMPLAIRES HORS-COMMERCE AVEC SUITE EN BISTRE, RÉSERVÉS AUX COLLABORATEURS. Tous les exemplaires ainsi que les suites sont tirés sur papier d'Auvergne pur fil, fait à la main, comme au moyen âge. Texte établi par P. Bondois, archiviste paléographe au Département des Manuscrits de la Bibliothèque Nationale. Préface d'Emile Magne. Quinze illustrations à l'eau-forte, dessinées et gravées par Maurice de Becque. Très belle édition bibliophilique illustrée (posthume) avec une grande finesse et l'esprit qui sied à Cyrano par Maurice de Becque (1878-1938). Edition publiée 6 ans après le décès de l'illustrateur. Trop éclipsé par l'excellent Cyrano d'Edmond Rostand, le véritable Cyrano de Bergerac existe bel et bien et a laissé des textes d'une philosophie majeure. Les Etats et Empires du Soleil et de la Lune (parus pour la première fois en 1657. Certains commentateurs, dont Madeleine Alcover, considèrent les deux Voyages comme les deux volets d'un même projet romanesque, intitulé L'Autre monde. L'œuvre raconterait les voyages d'un même personnage, Je sur la Lune, et Dyrcona sur le Soleil (Dyrcona étant l'anagramme de D(e) Cyrano). La structure de chacune des deux parties est assez similaire : sur la Lune comme sur le Soleil, le narrateur rencontre différentes personnes avec lesquelles il aborde toutes sortes de sujets, et subit un procès dont une intervention extérieure le sauve. Cette œuvre est considérée comme un des premiers romans de science-fiction. L'auteur y décrit ses voyages dans la Lune et le Soleil et rend compte des observations qu’il a pu y faire de sociétés indigènes, dont le mode de vie est parfois totalement différent de celui des terriens, voire choquant, et parfois au contraire identique, ce qui lui permet d’en dénoncer indirectement les limites. Ces voyages imaginaires sont avant tout prétextes à exprimer une philosophie matérialiste. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        A Bell for Adano (Original screenplay for the 1945 film, copy belonging to producer Louis D. Lighton)

      Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1944. First Draft Continuity script (pre-production) for the 1945 film. Adapted from the 1944 novel by John Hersey, based on the experiences of military governor Frank Toscani following the Allied invasion of Sicily. Copy belonging to producer Louis D. Lighton, with his holograph name to the front wrapper and his notations to the script. The story of a post-World War II village in which Allied troops assist residents in a transition away from Fascist rule. Though not a typical World War II action film, this film highlights the quiet, often overlooked work of recovery. Set in Adano, Italy. Orange studio wrappers, noted as FIRST DRAFT CONTINUITY on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 14 and production No. 19, dated August 18, 1944. Distribution page present, with receipt removed. Title page present, dated August 18, 1944, noted as 1st Draft Continuity, with credits for screenwriter Raine. 168 leaves, mimeograph. Pages Very Good plus, wrapper Very Good plus bound internally with two gold brads.

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        Wilson (Original screenplay for the 1944 film, presentation copy)

      Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1944. Revised draft script for the 1944 film. Presentation copy, bound in brown cloth with gilt titles and Presidential Seal design on the front board, with lavish title and credits pages bound in. A lush chronicle of Wilson's political career, beginning with his decision to step down as the head of Princeton University and concluding with the end of his presidency. Twentieth Century-Fox's most expensive picture to the date of its release, costing close to five million dollars, the production had 162 sets, many that recreated rooms in the White House to a high degree of authenticity. Winner of five Academy Awards, and nominated for five others, including Best Picture. Though highly critically acclaimed, the film was unsuccessful at the box office, and it is rumored that producer Zanuck, a hearty Wilson admirer, forbade his employees from mentioning the film in his presence. Set in Washington DC, Princeton, New Jersey, and places on the campaign tour, shot on location in Princeton and Washington DC. Title page present ,with credits for producer Zanuck, director King, and screenwriter Trotti. 183 leaves, with last leaf of text numbered 155. Mimeograph, with blue, yellow, and pink revision pages throughout, dated variously between 12/6/43 and 3/23/44. Pages Near Fine, binding rubbed at the extremities.

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        Poesias

      Lisboa, Ática 1944 - Brochura, 14x20cm, 325p + variantes e índices. Volume 2 das Obras Completas de Fernando Pessoa. Primeira edição. Capa com certa oxidação (foxing) e um rasguinho (tear) sem perda de papel na borda inferior da contracapa; pequenas perdas de papel nas extremidades da lombada; nome de ex-dono à tinta na primeira página; sombras de molhado (mouillures), mais fortes nas páginas iniciais, bem fracas nas páginas centrais. Exemplar em papel vergé. Exemplar sólido e completo, sem carimbos, grifos ou anotações. Primeira edição das Poesias de Álvaro de Campos reunidas em livro e também primeira edição absoluta de grandes clássicos da poesia, como a Dobrada à moda do Porto e outras. Joia rara. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Lillibullero or The Golden Road

      Zanzibar: Printed Privately, 1944. The hand-numbered, limited, privately printed issue of the first edition. Leather_bound. Lillibullero or The Golden Road contains the author?'s reminiscences of the colorful Tich Miles in the Northern Frontier District of Kenya in the first half of the twentieth century. Though certainly not common (the book can be fairly readily found in first and later editions) we have not previously encountered a copy thus ?- the numbered and limited issue of the first edition. This copy is hand numbered on the copyright page ?"No. 14?" of 100 copies privately printed in Zanzibar in 1944, and is finely bound in half green morocco over green cloth boards with raised spine bands, gilt print and rules, head and foot bands, gilt top edge, and marbled endpapers. The author, Eric Aldhelm Torlogh Dutton (1895-1973) was a British veteran, civil servant, and writer. Dutton was educated at Oxford and served during the First World War in Gallipoli. He passed the Indian Civil Service examination in 1920 and in the same year was appointed as private secretary to Sir Robert Coryndon, Governor of Uganda and subsequently of Kenya. Dutton worked with Coryndon until 1925 at which point he became private secretary to Lieutenant Colonel Sir Edward Grigg, Governor of Kenya (1925-1930). In 1930, Dutton transferred to Northern Rhodesia where he held the posts of principal assistant chief secretary (1930), chairman of the Northern Rhodesian Finance Commission (1932), chairman of the Town Planning Board (1935), and administrative secretary (1938). He was also deputy to the governor for various periods between 1932 and 1937. Dutton was appointed to the post of colonial secretary in Bermuda in 1938. He left this post in 1942 and transferred to Zanzibar where he was chief secretary (1942-1952), chairman of the Town Planning Board (1943-1952), and chairman of the Central Development Authority (1946-1952). During 1948 he was also a delegate at the First African Conference in London. He was awarded the OBE (1930), CBE (1938), CMG (1946), and was appointed Commander of the Crown of Belgium, and Commander of the Order of Brilliant Star (2nd class) of Zanzibar (1947). (Biographical information from The Bodleian Library) Born in England, Arthur ?"Tich?" Miles arrived in Kenya in 1909 at the age of nineteen, where he made a name for himself as a soldier, entrepreneur, administrator, and raconteur, dying in 1934 at the age of 45. The book is in fine condition. The half-morocco binding is exceptional, with no wear, soiling, or fading. The contents remain bright and clean, with no previous ownership marks and only a trace of intermittent spotting, substantially confined to prelims and page edges.

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        Hotel Berlin (Original screenplay for the 1945 film, actor Kurt Kreuger's working copy)

      Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1944. Second Revised Final script for the 1945 film. Kurt Kreuger's working copy, with his ownership name in holograph pencil on the front wrapper, and holograph notations in pencil and ink throughout. Based on Vicki Baum's 1943 novel, about a several refugees, Nazis, spies, and freedom fighters all seeking refuge during World War II, and they find it at the Hotel Berlin. Kurt Kreuger played the part of a sinister Nazi at the hotel, who falls victim to the charms of a celebrated German actress (Andrea King) who is also a guest. Orange studio wrappers, noted as 2ND REV FINAL on the front wrapper, rubber-stamped copy No. 54, dated Oct. 24, 1944. Distribution page present, with receipt removed. Title page present, dated Oct. 24, 1944, with credits for producer Edelman and screenwriters Pagano and Bessie. 160 leaves, mimeograph, with blue revision pages throughout, dated 11/13/44 and 11/15/44. Pages Good plus, wrapper Good plus bound with two gold brads.

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        Graphis. Internationale Zweimonatsschrift für freie Graphik, Gebrauchsgraphik und Dekoration. [Später: Internationale Zeitschrift für Graphik und angewandte Kunst]. 1. - 25. Jg. (September 1944 - Ende 1969; Nr. 1 - 146). ([Recte] 26 Jge. in 23 Bden.).

      Zürich, Amstutz & Herdeg [später: Walter Herdeg, The Graphis Press], 1944 - 1969 4°, zus. ca. 16000 S., zahlr., tlw. farb. Abb., Anzeigen, Privat-Lwd. (bis auf die Jge. 1958 - 1962 mit den eingebundenen Umschlägen)., Jge. 1944 - 1958 in grauer Lwd., mit Stempel a. Innendeckel u. erstem Bl., priv. Rückenschildchen am Fuss, 1 Rückenkante m. kl. Läsur; Jge. 1959 - 1969 in roter Lwd.; Kapitale tlw. min. berieben, Lwd. tlw. etw. unfrisch, tlw. etw. knapp beschnitten (mit geringem Einfluss auf die Umschläge bzw. Taf.); allg. schönes Ex. Die Jahrgänge 1944/1945 und 1946/1947 in jeweils einem Band. Komplettes Exemplar. Versand D: 20,00 EUR Kunst - Grafikdesign Buchwesen - allgemein

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        Deutsche Künstler und die SS

      Wilhelm Limpert 1944 OKart 76 n.n. Extrem selten ! Mit Bildern von Werken der Künstler Hans Schweitzer-Mjölnir, Palmowski, Buschschulte, Arno Breker. Abbildung von Porzellan der SS-Manufaktur Allach. Vorwort von SS-Obergruppenführer und General der Waffen-SS Gotlob Berger Zustand: guter Zustand Versand D: 5,00 EUR SS - XX, Reichsführer-SS, Hauptamt, Waffen-SS, Heinrich Himmler, Reinhard Heydrich, Schutzstaffel, Schutzstaffeln, Schwarzes Korps

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        PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM CONTAINING NINETY-SIX IMAGES OF ALASKA AND WASHINGTON STATE, 1942 - 1944].

      [Alaska. 1942-1944]. - Ninety-six silver gelatin photographs in corner mounts, including fifty- four original printed candid photographs and forty-two photographic postcards, most approximately 3 x 5 inches. Contemporary leatherette covers, string-bound, black photographic album pages. Minor wear, some adhesive staining on front cover, a few mounts detached. Very good. A delightful photograph album featuring black-and-white images from Alaska and Washington state in the 1940s. Manuscript titles inside the front cover identify the images between March 1942 and July 1944, in "ALASKA LAND OF TOTEM POLES & BEAUTY." Indeed, the images include totem poles, excellent landscape views, including Mt. Rainier and Lake Washington, native animals, and much more. The original images show dog sled teams in action, candid shots of native peoples, landscapes, views of gold prospecting and drilling, and even one shot of a man bottle-nursing a wolf cub. Also includes eighteen mounted facsimile photographs of Niagara Falls at the rear. A very interesting photo album with candid images of Alaska and Washington from the mid-20th century.

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        [PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM CONTAINING NINETY-SIX IMAGES OF ALASKA AND WASHINGTON STATE, 1942 - 1944]

      [Alaska, 1944. Contemporary leatherette covers, string-bound, black photographic album pages. Minor wear, some adhesive staining on front cover, a few mounts detached. Very good. A delightful photograph album featuring black-and-white images from Alaska and Washington state in the 1940s. Manuscript titles inside the front cover identify the images between March 1942 and July 1944, in "ALASKA LAND OF TOTEM POLES & BEAUTY." Indeed, the images include totem poles, excellent landscape views, including Mt. Rainier and Lake Washington, native animals, and much more. The original images show dog sled teams in action, candid shots of native peoples, landscapes, views of gold prospecting and drilling, and even one shot of a man bottle-nursing a wolf cub. Also includes eighteen mounted facsimile photographs of Niagara Falls at the rear. A very interesting photo album with candid images of Alaska and Washington from the mid-20th century.

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        La Vie Pittoresque et Sentimentale De L\'Armee Francaise Les Africains

      Paris, Guilhot, 1944 / 1945. Ex. N° 12 Ex. N° 12 von insgesamt 1021 Ex. : \"12 Exemplaires, numerotes 4 a 15, sur Velin D\'Arches Pur Fil, Avec Plusieurs Aquarelles Originales inedites et du Livre\"; 3 der Original-Aquarelle identisch (größeres Format) mit Abbildungen auf S. 32, 33 und 36;Cavalier des Escadrons (Dzuzes ??) ist nicht in den Abbildungen vorhanden, die Bleistiftskizze Vorentwurf zu Abbildung auf S. 33. Vom Autor auf leerem Blatt signiert, Unter Impressum gedruckter Vermerk : Exemplar für Monsieur le Docteur Emile Pauchard 75 S., 4 nn.S., 2 nn.Bl., 76 farbige Textillustrationen, 20 farbige Tafeln, 4 Original-Aquarelle (eines signiert), eine Original-Bleistiftzeichnung (signiert); Beiliegend Rechnung aus dem Jahr 1986 über den Betrag von 350 Schweizer Franken. Originalmappe im Schuber, Blätter lose inliegend, ca. 26,8 x 33 cm. Schuber berieben und bestossen, stellenweise beschabt. Mappe ebenfalls stellenweise beschabt, Rückdeckel etwas gewölbt und fleckig. Mappe innen etwas fleckig. Etwa 10 Blatt mit altem Feuchtigkeitsfleck im weißen Rand, die Aquarelle und die Bleistiftzeichnung mit einzelnen Fleckchen. Insgesamt noch gutes Exemplar. Versand D: 4,50 EUR Frankreich, Krieg, Afrika, Algerien, Marokko, Uniformen, Armee, Fremdenlegion

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        John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack for 1944 - 1944 Wisden : Original Hardback, Very Good

      1944. Hi, This is a Wisden from the Adrian Ellis Collection. 1944 : Original Hardback Wisden. This Wisden is an Original Hardback Wisden, it is one of the nicest I have ever seen, and internally it is excellent, very clean pages and strong hinges. Superb gilt to the front and very good to the spine (for the year), excellent mark free boards too, it is very nice to see a WW2 book in this condition. 9/10.

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        Universalismo Constructivo; contribución a la unificación del arte y la cultura de América

      Poseidón, Buenos Aires 1944 - 2011 pag; 23 x18 cm .Editorial Poseidón 1944 - Ejemplar 61 firmado de un total de 100 ejemplares numerados y firmados por el artista- autor. Encuadernación en arpillera, algo sobada, ilustraciones en b y n y en color cuatricromia.Este libro reune todos los textos teóricos publicados por el artista uruguayo- catalán desde su colaboración con Gaudí, su paso por Paris y New York y finalmente Uruguay.253 dibujos en b y n y 3 citocromías; Algunos inéditos y célebres posteriormente aparecen en esta obra por primera vez, como es el conocido "nuestro Norte es el Sur". Ejemplar completo y en buen estado, encuadernación algo frágil debida al peso del volumen, leves señales de uso en cortes y tapas, roces en las cofias.Buen estado general. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        World Commodities and World Currency

      McGraw Hill Company, 1944. Hardcover. Good. McGraw Hill Company, New York 1944. First Edition / First Printing. Stated First Edition, no additional printings. Red cloth boards. Rare Book. Book Condition: Good+, ex library, clean pages, number at the spine. Tape at the foot of the spine, perforated stamp on the title page. Bookplate, cardholder and stamp at the endpaper.

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        A Paris sous la botte des Nazis

      1944 - EPARVIER, Jean. A Paris sous la botte des Nazis. [Paris Under the Boot of the Nazis]. Paris: Raymond Schall, (1944). Quarto, original photographic paper-covered boards. $2800.First trade edition, published only three months after the Liberation of Paris, with over 225 black-and-white photogravures, many secretly documenting the Nazi-occupation of Paris from June 1940 to August 1944, this unique copy with a laid-in typed letter dated “22 March 1945” and written regarding this copy’s distinctive tipped-in English translations of the French text, notifying the recipient that “your book” is being hand carried from France to Washington, D.C. by Colonel Knowles, then serving with the Under Secretary of War.In this extraordinary photobook published only three months after the Liberation of Paris, the city’s four-year occupation by German forces is recorded in over 225 black-and-white photographs attributed to leading photographers such as Roger Schall, Robert Doisneau, Pierre Vals, Maurice Jarnoux, Pierre Jahan, and the Seeberger brothers. The book’s striking images show Nazis marching through the Arc de Triomphe in June 1940, streets littered with smashed barricades, sightseeing German officers, underground prisons with the handprints of tortured prisoners dug into walls, and a series documenting an execution by firing squad. The book closes with the triumphant return of Général de Gaulle through the crowded streets of Paris. Published by Raymond Schall, whose brother Roger Schall, one of the leading photographers of the day, provided the cover image and many uncredited photographs within. When Nazi forces required all photojournalists to register their work, Schall complied but withheld many negatives until their first printing here in book form. In 1962 the editor of Paris Match praised Schall and those like him “who kept alive the spark of journalism that would never die.” Featuring facsimile of de Gaulle’s announcement declaring the Liberation of Paris. Introduction by Jean Eparvier. Text in French. Published simultaneously with a limited edition of 1525. Without scarce original printed book band. Censor stamp. This copy with numerous tipped-in English translations of the French text, along with a laid-in typed letter dated “22 March 1945,” notifying the letter’s recipient that this copy has been carried from “this side” to Washington D.C. by a Colonel Knowles (then serving with Under Secretary of War Julius Amberg). The letter writer, signed “Lou,” apologizes for sending the book along without a translation of the Introduction-but “I let the book get out of print before I tried to buy one for myself.”Images fresh and clean, tiny stapler marks to upper edge of printed front free endpaper, light edge-wear, faint soiling to bright photographic boards. Near-fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Teletype covering the Normandy landings on D-Day

      AP, 5-6 June 1944 - More than 130 feet of teletype paper in total, comprising 6 strips, each 8 ½ inches wide, in sections of varying length. Folded down into flat sections 18 inches in length. Minor wear, occasional short tears, faint red ink stain along one edge, last section with full horizontal tear across the text. First announcement of the D-Day landings, perhaps the most important event of the 20th century. This file of teletypes begins on the evening of June 5, 1944, with the recent Allied liberation of Rome. Early on June 6th, breaking news comes across the wire: “The German news agency Transocean says that the Allied invasion has begun.” The reports continue with the first Allied news of the invasion, bulletin 95PA: “Today is D-Day. Allied Armies have landed on the coast of France in the mightiest military invasion ever undertaken. Tough American parachute troops, hardened in the Italian campaign, were the first to land behind Hitler’s Atlantic wall.” The final report of the day is a summary provided by President Roosevelt: “Tremendous forces of Allied tanks and infantry landed this morning along the Normandy coast of France and have battered several miles inland.” “It was unknowable then, but so much of the progress that would define the 20th century, on both sides of the Atlantic, came down to the battle for a slice of beach only 6 miles long and 2 miles wide” (Barack Obama). The long-planned D-Day invasion was shrouded in secrecy. The D in “D-Day” stood simply for “day,” as the actual date of the amphibious landing was not fixed until immediately preceding the operation. It was of utmost importance that the Allies restrict information on the invasion on both sides of the Atlantic. Thus contemporary written information predating the invasion is essentially unobtainable. In light of the secrecy around invasion plans, a central aspect of the intelligence operation for the invasion was the feeding of false information to the German military. The Allied program of disinformation, codenamed Operation Bodyguard, aimed to convince Hitler that the invasion would take place somewhere other than Normandy, primarily Pas de Calais in northern France, Southern France, the Balkans, or Norway. The plan was so effective that Hitler delayed repositioning the troops he had placed in Pas de Calais for seven weeks after the Normandy landing, greatly weakening the initial response of the German military. The invasion of Normandy, codenamed Operation Overlord, began with an invasion of the French coastline on June 6th, 1944. The invasion force consisted of 3 million men (160,000 of whom landed on D-day), 13,000 aircraft, 1,200 warships, 2,700 merchant ships, and 2,500 amphibious landing craft. The Allies created new technology for the landing, including a new type of tank and even two artificial ports. It remains the largest seaborne invasion in history. The effect on public morale in the United States and Britain was enormous. The landing of troops on the ground gave Britain renewed vigor in a war that had badly sapped public spirits. The American the public had been long gearing up for the invasion, and its realization galvanized public support. This fragile strip of paper is the earliest announcement of the greatest event of the 20th century: the beginning of the liberation of Western Europe and the defeat of Nazi Germany.

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        AFTER-DINNER STORY

      J. B. Lippincott Company, [1944]., 1944. First edition. Pseudonym of Cornell Woolrich. Former owner's neat, small name stamp at the bottom of the copyright page, else fine, bright, square copy in dust jacket with minor professional restoration to the head of spine. Contains six short stories including AFTER-DINNER STORY, THE NIGHT REVEALS, AN APPLE A DAY, MARIHAUANA, REAR WINDOW, and MURDER STORY. Contains REAR WINDOW which is the basis for the 1954 Alfred Hitchcock directed movie that starred James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Raymond Burr, and others. The film was nominated for four Oscars. Queen's Quorum 97. An exceptional copy.

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        Concept Design for Cadillac

      1944. Pencil and watercolor on drafting paper. Lower right corner of page has been skilfully replaced. Does not affect images. Handsome proposed design for a post-war Cadillac The license plate reads "GM 1944" raising interesting questions, since, as everyone knows, virtually no new cars were produced during the high armament production years of World War II, and certainly not pretty new dark pink ones. The car portrayed here does however anticipate very much the look of early fifties' vehicles, if not necessarily Cadillacs. And bright colors certainly would catch on in a way they had not before the war. Note the 1930's Cadillac emblem on the front grille, which was changed when auto production actually re-commenced.

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        THE RAZOR’S EDGE

      London: William Heinemann. 1944. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author. Original blue cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. An excellent near fine copy, the binding clean and bright, the gilt with a little flaking and the corners mildly bumped. The contents are clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. The author's inscription is on the half title and incorporates the printed title. Complete with the attractive lightly rubbed and nicked dustwrapper which is a little toned to the rear panel very lightly faded to the spine. Not price-clipped. An excellent example. Signed copies of the UK first edition of this title (and Ashenden) are inexplicably rare in commerce. Inscribed by the author in blue ink underneath the printed title on the half title ?"by / W. Somerset Maugham / for Sidney Searle / December 10. 1953. [underlined]?". Filmed in 1946 starring Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, John Payne, Anne Baxter (who won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar) and Clifton Webb and remade in 1984 starring Bill Murray and Teresa Russell. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.

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        La Rinascita; POI Rinascita. Rassegna di politica e di cultura italiana

      Stabilimento La Poligrafica, Roma 1944 - 18 voll. in 8 grande tutti ben rilegati in mz. tl. coeva con titoli e annate stampigliati in oro al dorso. Diciotto annate consecutive completeÂdal giugno 1944 al 1961 della rivista, fondata da Palmiro Togliatti, che fuÂl'espressione ideologica del PCI.ÂLa rivistaÂinauguro' il corso delle sue pubblicazioni con il no 1 del giugno del 1944, dopo la liberazione di Roma, con il nome "La Rinascita" che poi divenne nel gennaio delÂ'45 "Rinascita" con l'aggiunta del sottotitolo "Rassegna di politica e di cultura italiana". Il nome rimane invariato fino alla cessazione delle pubblicazioni nel 1989.ÂLa periodicita' fu mensile fino all'aprile del 1962 per divenire poi settimanale quando si affianco' alla rivista anche il supplemento "Il Contemporaneo".ÂRinascita conservo' l'originaria struttura editoriale sino ai primi anni Sessanta, quando vennero introdotti alcuni cambiamenti per renderla piu' aderente alle trasformazioni che investivano l'Italia in quel decennio. Dopo la morte di Togliatti, nel 1964, alla direzione si alternarono molti dirigenti del Partito: Gian Carlo Pajetta, Luca Pavolini, Alessandro Natta, Gerardo Chiaromonte, Alfredo Reichlin. Sospese la pubblicazione dall'agosto 1989 sino al gennaio 1990, quando usci' con un nuovo formato e una nuova numerazione, sotto la direzione di Alberto Asor Rosa. Togliatti, in due interventi nel primo numero,Âfirmandosi nel primo Ercoli e nel secondo Togliatti, spiega che i comunistiÂrappresentavano l'avanguardia di tutte le forze nazionali, che il vecchio partito di sovversivi si era trasformato nel partito dell'unita' "della classe operaia, delle forze antifasciste, unita' di tutta la nazione.". Togliatti affida dunque a Rinascita il compito di costruire l'ideologia del "partito nuovo" pubblicando fin da subito articoli destinati a definire i caratteri del rinnovato Partito comunista. Oltre ad essere formalmente il direttore, Togliatti era anche personalmente coinvolto nella scelta degli articoli e nel controllo dei loro contenuto. I ledear del partito scrivevano su RinascitaÂcosi' come un nutrito gruppo di intellettuali, storici, filosofi, giuristi, critici letterari di estrazione non comunista. Tra i collaboratori politici: Pajetta, Pavolini, Natta, Chiaromonte, Coppola, Ferrara, Reichlin, Ledda, Pietro Ingrao, Armando Cossutta, Luciano Lama, Giorgio Amendola, Franco Calamandrei, Luigi Longo, Giorgio Napolitano. La rivista era principalmente caratterizzata da contributi di argomento socio politico ed economico, tuttavia un certo spazio era riservato anche alle arti eÂalla rassegna letteraria. Fra gli altri si segnalano interventi sul cinema di Carlo Lizzani, Vittorio De Sica, Virgilio Tosi, interventi sul teatro di Luchino Visconti, sulle biennaliÂdi Guttuso. Fra i critici letterari le principali firme erano Manacorda, Sapegno, Chiarini, Ferretti. ITA

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        A GOOD MAN AND HIS GOOD WIFE: Story by Ruth Krauss, Pictures by Ad Reinhardt

      New York: Harper & Brothers, 1944. First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy, entirely clean and unworn in complete but moderately worn pictorial dustjacket with some chipping at spine ends, closed tear at bottom of front panel, toning to white portion of front panel. [32] pp., 2-color red & blue illustrations throughout; octavo, original beige cloth with cover ornament and title printed in red. Ruth Krauss' rare first book and the only juvenile illustrated by abstract impressionist artist Ad Reinhardt. Published the year after she married cartoonist and children's book author Crockett Johnson. Krauss enjoyed a long career in collaboration with illustrators including her husband (beginning with Carrot Seed in 1945); Marc Simont; and especially, Maurice Sendak, whose career took off following the success of "A Hole is to Dig" in 1952. Krauss and Sendak together produced 8 successful children's books. OCLC/Worldcat locates only 6 copies of this 1944 first edition. "A Good Man and His Good Wife" was reissued in 1962 with illustrations by Marc Simont.

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        Graphis. Internationale Zweimonatsschrift für freie Graphik, Gebrauchsgraphik und Dekoration. [Später: Internationale Zeitschrift für Graphik und angewandte Kunst]. 1. - 25. Jg. (September 1944 - Ende 1969; Nr. 1 - 146). ([Recte] 26 Jge. in 23 Bden.).

      Zürich, Amstutz & Herdeg [später: Walter Herdeg, The Graphis Press], - 1969 1944 - 4°, zus. ca. 16000 S., zahlr., tlw. farb. Abb., Anzeigen, Privat-Lwd. (bis auf die Jge. 1958 - 1962 mit den eingebundenen Umschlägen)., Jge. 1944 - 1958 in grauer Lwd., mit Stempel a. Innendeckel u. erstem Bl., priv. Rückenschildchen am Fuss, 1 Rückenkante m. kl. Läsur; Jge. 1959 - 1969 in roter Lwd.; Kapitale tlw. min. berieben, Lwd. tlw. etw. unfrisch, tlw. etw. knapp beschnitten (mit geringem Einfluss auf die Umschläge bzw. Taf.); allg. schönes Ex. Die Jahrgänge 1944/1945 und 1946/1947 in jeweils einem Band. Komplettes Exemplar. 60000 gr. Schlagworte: Kunst - GrafikdesignBuchwesen - allgemein [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        And Now Tomorrow (Post-production script for the 1946 film)

      Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1944. Post-production Release Dialogue Script for the 1946 film drama. A scarce document from this film, one of only a handful of adaptations to which Raymond Chandler contributed in his lifetime. Presumably the earliest continuity, dated 2 months prior to the film's release. Tall white studio self-wrappers, with the screenwriting credit for Chandler on the first page. 86 leaves, mimeograph, side-stitched. Very Good condition, with a small bit of tearing at one of the staples and curl to a couple of corners. In a custom clamshell box, with matching folding chemise.

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        Burgen und Städte in Niederdonau. 12 Radierungen. (= Komplette Folge)

      (St. Pölten, St. Pöltner Verlagsanstalt 1944). quer-folio (35 x 42 cm), 4 nn. S. Einführung, 12 Radierungen, einzeln hs. sign. u. beschriftet, OHLn.-Flügelmappe m. aufkasch. Deckelschild, berieb., etw. fleck., Kanten u. Ecken leicht bestoß., Flügel rissig, tlw. m. Klebespuren an den Falzen, die Radierungen tadellos.Versand D: 15,00 EUR Niederösterreich, Slowakei, Tschechien, Radierung, Kunstgeschichte, Lower Austria, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Etching, Art history, Burgen, Schlösser

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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        Five Run Away Together: The Third Story of the Adventures of the Four Children and their Dog

      London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1944., 1944. FIRST EDITION WITH ORIGINAL DUST JACKET. Small Octavo. pp. 192. With a colour frontispiece (same image as jacket), and numerous in-text illustrations, some coloured blue or red. In publisher's light blue cloth with black titles to spine and upper board. Blue pictorial end-papers. With original pictorial dust jacket featuring the Five looking towards a coastal ruined castle. Internally near-fine, with some mottling to boards. Some pushing and bumping to the boards. Owner's inscription to flyleaf. Jacket creased in places, with losses to spine head and corners. Extremely clean and bright. A good copy of the third and most elusive of the 'Five' series, in which the four children and their dog manage to escape to Kirrin Island, where adventure inevitably ensues.

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        MARGINALIA.Collected by August Derleth and Donald Wandrei

      Arkham House, Sauk City, WI 1944 - Octavo, illustrated by Virgil Finlay, cloth. 2035 copies printed. Revisions, articles, fragments and essays. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1042. Joshi I-A-19. A nearly fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket with age toning to the spine panel. (18706) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        The Dark Tunnel (First Edition)

      New York: Dodd, Mead, 1944. First Edition. First Edition. Fine in a bright, Near Fine dust jacket, lightly chipped at spine ends and lightly rubbed at hinges. A sharp copy of the author's first novel which introduced one of the giants of twentieth century crime fiction to the public. Rare.

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        FOREVER AMBER

      1944. WINSOR, Kathleen. FOREVER AMBER. NY: The Macmillan Company, 1944. 8vo., green cloth in dust jacket; 972 pages. First Edition, first printing (so stated). Adapted into a successful 1948 movie, the 972-page novel was edited down to one-fifth of the manuscript Winsor originally presented to the publisher. Condemned for blatant sexual references, 14 states banned the book as pornography. Despite its ban, "Forever Amber" was the best-selling U.S. novel of the 1940s, selling more than 100,000 copies in its first week of release and eventually selling more than three million. Signed by Winsor on verso of the front endpaper. I have also noted two variant dust jackets but I have little information to offer about them. This dust jacket, which is uncommonly fragile, is entirely printed in blue- both text & the photograph on the rear cover. It is my experience that this is the more uncommon dust jacket but, if it is the earliest one, I do not know. Very Good (little wear covers; contents clean & tight); some wear & chipping (one-inch chip base of spine; $3.00 price is present but lower corner of front flap is clipped; few interior clear-tape repairs) d/j. $750.00.

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