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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 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 black- both text & the photograph on the rear cover. It is my experience that this is the more common dust jacket (the other is entirely printed in blue) but, if it is the earliest one, I do not know. Very Good (little wear covers; contents clean & tight); some edgewear (small chips & tears; price-clipped) d/j. $750.00.

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        The Lost Weekend (First Edition, signed in the year of publication)

      New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1944. First Edition. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper in the year of publication to actress Kay Campbell: "For Kay Campbell / who is almost my favorite actress - and so damned nice (plus attractive) besides / Love and kisses from / Charlie Jackson / March 2nd, '44." Campbell is best known for her television roles in "Guiding Light" (1957-1964, as Helene Benedict) and "All My Children" (c. 1981-1983, as Kate Marin); the latter she held until her death in 1983. She began acting in radio serials in the mid 1940s, notably as Evey Perkins on the serial, "Ma Perkins" (1945-1960). Since Campbell had yet to hit the big screen, Jackson likely referred to her acting owing to what he heard on the radio. An attractive copy of the author's best-known title, basis for the 1945 drama directed by Billy Wilder and starring Ray Milland. Jackson's book was an overnight success, and the author went on to become an iconic spokesman for Alcoholics Anonymous, being one of the first to expand the scope of AA to discussion of drug use (something very common today). Early inscriptions by him are uncommon, particularly on this title. Very Good plus in a Very Good plus jacket. Spine ends lightly bumped, spine moderately faded, with slight discoloration at the top edge of the front board. Jacket lightly rubbed overall, with brief chipping at the extremities, a few tiny closed tears, and slight fading at the lower spine text.

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        BE-GE HA-HAREGAH: RISHUMIM

      Tel Aviv; Ha-Hafatsah Ha-Rashit, Ha-Kibuts Ha-Me?uhad. 1944. Hardcover. Original Boards. 4to. [18] pages. 25 x 34 cm. First edition. In Hebrew. In the Valley of Slaughter. 1944 (! ) publication of 16 Holocaust artworks by Lea Grundig (1906-1977) , a German-Jewish artist and painter, born into an Orthodox family, she became a member of the KPD in the 1920's; she was persecuted under the Nazi regime, she ?"was deported but managed to flee to Palestine in 1940, where she created several series of etchings related to the Holocaust. ?" - EJ 2008. Subjects: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) , in art. Concentration camps in art. Jewish art. OCLC lists 15 copies worldwide. Light soiling to boards, otherwise clean and fresh. Good + condition. (HOLO2-118-6) xx .

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        Original Schutz-Pass: Two signed documents. Budapest, 26 September 1944

      - 1. An original Schutz-Pass (protective passport,), issued for Ernst J. Rappaport, born 11 September 1932, with his photo attached. The passport was designed by Wallenberg, and printed in blue and yellow (the Swedish national colors), with text in German and Hungarian, stating that the named person will travel for repatriation to Sweden and until departure is under the protection of the Swedish embassy. With the stamped seal of the Swedish Embassy in Budapest. Press numbered at the top "90/96". Signed by Wallenberg as often with a simple pen-mark, counter-signed by the Swedish ambassador to Hungary, Carl Ivan Danielsson, who was also recognized by Israel with the decoration "Righteous among the Nations" for his work in organizing the Swedish legation's rescue mission. 2. A typed and printed document, on letterhead of the Royal Swedish Embassy in Budapest, numbered "R. 03414," "Sp.: 9096," and "Liste :316," and bearing their stamped seal, signed in full by Wallenberg. In Hungarian, it reads: "To the 'National Central Authority for Supervising Foreigner', Budapest: We have the honour to inform you that the Swedish Royal Embassy in Budapest issued a protecting-passport [Schutzpass, in Hungarian: védöútlevet] to Mr. Erno J. Rappaport, by this he is identified as a Swedish subject. The Embassy kindly requests to give to the named exemption from [wearing] the yellow badge [star]. The Embassy confirms that the bilateral agreements with Sweden regarding the relevant edict is applied. Budapest, September 25, 1944. / Yours sincerely, / [signed] Raoul Wallenberg / acting for the Swedish Royal Ambassador. The Swedish Royal Secretary of the Embassy." These papers, always kept together (as evidenced by folds and paper clip marks,) saved the life of a 12 year-old Jewish boy in Budapest. "Raoul Wallenberg was the most inventive, daring, and successful rescuer of Jews from the Nazis during the period of the Final Solution," The Holocaust Encyclopedia, ed. Laqueur. From July 1944, when the 32 year-old business man-turned diplomat, from a wealthy Swedish family, arrived in Budapest, until his arrest by the Soviet Army on 17 January 1945, he issued documents which saved thousands from deportation and death. In March 1944 Hungary was occupied by German troops, and a Nazi-appointed government took power. Under the direction of Adolf Eichmann, a special unit was set up to annihilate the remaining Hungarian Jews. In May, deportations to Auschwitz began, at the rare of 12,000 per day. The Jews of Budapest were by new laws deprived of their civil rights and property, and forced to wear yellow stars. Later they were concentrated into so-called Yellow Star Houses and not allowed outside, a prelude to the ghetto and deportation. In July, after protests from the king of Sweden, the Red Cross, and the U.S. secretary of state, the deportations were stopped. During this time, the Swedish legation issued provisional passports to persons with family or business connections in Sweden, however the number permitted was small, and they then began to issue certificates declaring that application for Swedish citizenship had been made. By July some 700 passports and certificates had been issued.Ambassador Danielsson requested additional support for the legation's work, at the same time that President Roosevelt had sent Iver Olsen to Stockholm as an official representative of the American War Refugee Board, to search for a Swede willing and able to go to Budapest to organize a rescue program for the Jews. Raoul Wallenberg was selected for the assignment and arrived in Budapest on July 9. Wallenberg wanted to give protective documents to every Hungarian Jew who applied. He began issuing a new document of his own design, known as a Schutz-Pass, it was numbered. printed in yellow and blue, and bore three crowns of Sweden, and official seals and and signatures. In August 1944 Wallenberg met with Hungarian regent Miklós Horthy and won permission to issue 5000 of these passpo [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        Disegni astratti di Ciuti, Fontana, Lupo, Munari, Pintori, Radice, Soldati, Steiner, Veronesi. presentazione a cura di Bruno Munari.

      Milano, Gorlich, 1944. In 4to grande (cm. 34); cop. orig; con sovracop.; pp. (8) + 24 tavole di disegni applicate su cartoncino nero pesante, (4). Edizione di 400 esemplari numerati.

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        The Dark Tunnel

      Dodd, Mead, New York 1944 - The author's first book, one of three written under his own name prior to writing his Lew Archer series under the name Ross Macdonald. HUBIN, p.292. First Printing. Octavo; red cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in black on spine and front cover; 241pp. Hint of sunning to spine, light wear to spine ends and lower board edges, with some scattered stains to lower edge of textblock; bookplate to front endpaper, evidence of flaps removed from pastedowns, with synopsis from front flap of jacket pasted to rear endpaper; Very Good only. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        MONUMENTA CARTOGRAPHICA VATICANA -vol . I-V set completo

      Biblioteca Apostolica VAticana 1944-1960 - Numero volumi: I-V Importante e fondamentale opera cartografica, composta da 5 volumi di grande formato. Vol. I: Planisferi Carte nautiche e Affini, (1944). Vol. II: Carte geografiche a stampa di particolare pregio o rarità dei secoli XVI e XVII, (1948). Vol. III: Le pitture murali della Galleria delle carte geografiche, (1952). Vol. IV: Le pitture geografiche murali della Terza Loggia e di altre sale vaticane, (1955). Vol. V: Documenti cartografici dello Stato Pontificio, (1960). Usato. usati, rilegati, in ottime condizioni. Il piatto frontale del vol. II è senza la scritta con il titolo. Edizione originale.

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        Illustrirte Zeitung Leipzig Nr.5037 vom Mai 1944, mitsamt dem Gemäldezyklus \"Die 4 Tageszeiten\" von Willy Kriegel: 4 Originale, in kleinerer Fassung 1943 ff

      Leipzig, J.J.Weber Verlag, 1944. (Fortsetzung von Nr.12336:)- \"Willy Kriegel und seine Tageszeiten\", vierseitiger Bildbericht von Dr.Kurt Karl Eberlein, mit Fotoaufnahme \"Professor Willy Kriegel im Atelier bei der Arbeit am \"Tageszeitenzyklus\", zwei ganzseitigen Farbwiedergaben \"Abend\" und \"Nacht\", Schwarzwald-Landschaften aus dem \"Tageszeiten-Zyklus\" von Willy Kriegel, Große Deutsche Kunstausstellung München 1943\" und drei weiteren Wiedergaben von Kriegel´schen Zeichnungen: \"…München, das durch seine großen Kunstausstellungen wieder nach des Führers Willen der zur Stadt der deutschen Kunst wurde, hat auch dem deutschen Volke den Dresdner Künstler bekannt gemacht, den die Kunstkenner längst beachteten und kannten. Ein Bilderzyklus der \"Vier Jahreszeiten\" auf der Großen Deutschen Kunstausstellung1943 war der große Erfolg des sächsischen Meisters. Der Künstler, der im Kriege in einen stillen, hoch gelegenen Haus am Schluchsee im badischen Schwarzwald sein Heim gefunden hatte, hat in den vier leuchtenden Landschaften \"Morgen\", \"Mittag\", \"Abend\" und \"Nacht\" die badische Schwarzwaldlandschaft, die durch Hans Thoma und andere badische Maler in die deutsche Kunst eingegangen war, in vier Gedichte verwandelt. Die vier Symphonien in Grün, Blau, Rosa, Silber, ganz von dem Lichtglanz des Himmels erfüllt, vier Sätze eines Schwarzwaldmotivs, das Schluchsee heißt, klingen vor uns diese badischen Landschaften auf, Gleichnisse des Tages, des Lichtes, der Seele, des Lebens, voll von jenem höheren Frieden, den nur die Gottnatur den Schauenden, Fühlenden, Dankenden schenkt. Man beachte, wie nordisch Prof.Kriegel die Blickbühne baut, wie er den Höhenraum sucht - im Gegensatz zum Alemannen, der den ostisch geschlossen Tiefenraum des See- und Waldwinkels bevorzugt - wie er alles dem Lichterlebnis unterordnet, das den Farbbau bestimmt. Vor allem aber beglückt es, wie in Willy Kriegels Werk die Klein-und Feinwelt der Natur zur Kunstwelt des Bildes geworden ist, die für den Maler wie für den Beschauer doch immer das Letzte und Höchste sein wird.\" / Irja, von Anelma Vuorio, seinerzeit Luftschutz-Lotta, mit Fotoabbildung der finnischen Dichterin / Gedicht \"Alte Kastanie im Frühling\", mit Fotoabbildung von Kurt Schaarschuch-Bavaria / Der Vesuv, Text und Aufnahmen von Heinz Rudolph (mit zwei großen Fotoabbildungen) / günther Pacyna: Europa kann sich selbst ernähren, mit zwei Fotoabbildungen von Otto Scheuer-Bavaria / Bildbericht \"Tiere ohne Kopf\", Text und Aufnahmen von Dr.G. von Frankenberg / \"Zahnbehandlung der Bevölkerung einer Großstadt im fünften Kriegsjahr\", Text und Aufnahmen von Lenka von Koerber (insgesamt sechs Fotoabbildungen: (kieferorthopädische Behandlung, Universitätsklinik für Zahn- und Kieferkrankheiten, ausländische Studenten üben sich in der Herstellung zahnärztliche Prothesen zur Vorbereitung für ihr Staatsexamen, sachgemäße Zahnbehandlung trotz der Luftangriffe, schwierige Kieferbruchbehandlung, zahntechnisches Labor) / Tierseelische Erlebnisse (Erkennen die Tiere ihre Stimme? Der Frosch im Löffler; Der Affe als Alkoholiker), von Prof.Dr. Bastian Schmid / Bildchronik des Monats (insgesamt elf Fotoabbildungen, u.a.: \"Arbeiter und Arbeiterinnen eines lettischen Betriebes bei einem Betriebsappell; sie hören aufmerksam den Ausführungen des ersten Ritterkreuzträgers der lettischen SS-Freiwilligen-Legion, SS-Standartenführer Voldemar Veiß, zu; Generalgouverneur Dr. Frank und Professor Dr.Kümmel, der Direktor der Staatlichen Museen in Berlin, bei der Besichtigung einer kürzlich eröffneten Ausstellung in Krakau, die japanische Drucke der Malerei und der Holzschnittkunst zeigt; Karl Henkell, Betriebsführer der Sektkellerei Henkell & Co., erlag seinen während eines Bombenangriffs erlittenen Verletzungen; Professor Ernst Rüdin, ein sehr verdienstvoller Forscher auf dem Gebiet der Rassenhygiene, beging am 19. April seinen 70. Geburtstag; Generalmusikdirektor Prof.Dr. Hans Pfitzner, einer der anerkannt großen Komponisten der Gegenwart, wurde am 5. Mai 75 Jahre alt\") / Wehrpolitische Chronik vom 24. März bis zum 30. April (Der Kampf im Osten, der Luftkrieg - \"war schon im März die deutsche Luftwaffe gegen die britisch-nordamerikanischen Terrorangriffe äußerst erfolgreich, indem sie 1234 Feindmaschinen, in der überwiegenden Mehrzahl viermotorige Bomber, abschoß, so ist mit der Steigerung der feindlichen Lufttätigkeit im April auch eine Steigerung der deutschen Verteidigungskraft parallel gegangen; sie konnte in diesen Monat 1392 britisch-nordamerikanische Terrorflugzeuge abschießen, und zwar 1264 viermotorigeBomber und 266 Jagdflugzeuge. Dementsprechend ist auch für die britisch-nordamerikanischen Luftstreitkräfte der Ausfall an fliegendem Personal sehr hoch; er beträgt für den April allein fast 11.000 Mann. Zu diesen festgestellten Abschlüssen kommen noch die von uns nicht feststellbaren Verluste feindlicher Flugzeuge bei ihrem Rückflug über See, über Schweden und die Schweiz. Wie über dem Reichsgebiet, so erlitten nordamerikanische Terrorflieger auch bei ihren Angriffen auf Südosteuropa erhebliche Verluste. Ihre Ziele waren Budapest, Bukarest, Belgrad, Kronstadt und sofia… Ein besonders starker Verband schwerer deutscher Kampfflugzeuge richtete in der Nacht zum 19. April in London ausgedehnte Brände und Zerstörungen an kriegswichtigen Anlagen an\"- , der Seekrieg, Italien) / Diplomatische Nachrichten / Kulturchronik. - Der Maler W i l l yK r i e g e lwurde in der Zeit des Nationalsozialismus vielfach ausgezeichnet und 1944 von Adolf Hitler bzw. dem Reichsministerium für Volksaufklärung und Propaganda auf eine Künstler-Sonderliste - die sog. \"Gottbegnadetenliste\" - gesetzt, zusammen mit anderen Kunstschaffenden der Zeit wie etwa Arno Breker, Fritz Klimsch, Georg Kolbe, Josef Thorak, Hermann Gradl, Arthur Kampf, Ernst Guido Kolbenheyer, Werner Peiner, Leonhard Gall, Hermann Giesler, Wilhelm Kreis, Paul Schultze-Naumburg, Gerhard Hauptmann, Hans Carossa, Hanns Johst, Agnes Miegel, Ina Seidel, Hans Pfitzner, Richard Strauss und Wilhelm Furtwängler. Dadurch genoss er einige Vorrechte wie etwa die Freistellung vom Kriegsdienst (frei nach Wikipedia). - Später Kriegsdruck, Erstausgabe, EA, erste Auflage in guter Erhaltung (Einband etwas stockfleckig, sonst gut). Versand D: 5,90 EUR Deutsches / Drittes / Großdeutsches Reich / Großdeutschland im 2.Weltkrieg, Neuordnung von Europa, Zeitgeschichte, sächsischer Landschaftsmaler, Ölgemälde, Dresdner Maler, nordische Kunst der Landschaftsmalerei, Unterhaltungs-Zeitschrift im 3. Reich, , deutsche Außenpolitik, Kriegsberichte, Kriegszeichner, Kriegsmaler, Kunstgeschichte, älteste illustrierte deutsche Zeitschift, deutsche Illustrierte, Kriegsfotografie, Kriegsgeschichte, Militär, deutsche Luftwaffe, anglo-amerikanischer Luftterror gegen europäische Kunstschätze und die Zivilbevölkerung in halb Europa, alliierter Luftkrieg gegen Deutschland und seine Kultur, Luftvandalismus der Engländer und Amerikaner 1944, Westwall, sächsischer Landschaftsmaler, Tageszeiten-Zyklus von Willy Kriegel, Schwarzwald-Ölgemälde, deutsche Landschaftsmalerei, Kunstgeschichte im Nationalsozialismus, Unterhaltungs-Zeitschrift im 3.Reich, Kriegsberichterstattung von der Abwehr der angloamerikanischen Invasion in der Normandie, NS.-Schrifttum, völkisches / nationalsozialistisches Gedankengut

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        Short Snorter" signed during World War II at the Engineers Club by Lindbergh, designer of "Spirit of St. Louis" Donald Hall, and military aviation instructor Vincent Burnett

      New York City, February 1944. 6" x 2.5". "Dollar Bill Signed ""Charles A. Lindbergh,"" ""Donald Hall,"" and ""Vincent Burnett,"" 6"" x 2.5"". Silver Certificate, Series 1935A. ""Engineers Club / New York City / February 1944"" in Lindbergh's hand. Fine condition.A ""short snorter"" is paper currency signed by people traveling together on an aircraft. During World War II, short snorters were frequently signed by soldiers crossing the Atlantic to the war as well as crew members. Founded in 1888, the Engineers? Club is an organization for engineers or those connected to the field. Founded in 1888, it was located on West 40th Street off Fifth Avenue, New York City, from 1907-1979. Charles A. Lindbergh was a member.Donald Hall (1898-1968) was Chief Engineer at Ryan Airplanes, Inc., and designed, with Lindbergh, Spirit of St. Louis. Vincent Burnett (1913-1989) was about to turn 14 when Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic in a non-stop solo flight in 1927. Inspired by the flight of Spirit of St. Louis, Burnett learned to fly and by the 1930s, he was doing aerobatic flying and became a member of the renowned ""Flying Aces Air Circus,"" and touring the country. In World War II, Col. Burnett trained Air Force recruits, becoming technical adviser to Gen. Jimmy Doolittle after his 1942 raid over Tokyo. Burnett taught pilots how to improve combat flying techniques."

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        Laila. North F-38. Second edition. Army/Air Style.

      [London], War Office, 1944. - 707:601 mm. Photolithographed in 3 colours. Scale 1:1,000,000. Rare RAF map of central Arabia, showing Jebal Tuwaiq, the desert west, and Wadi ad-Dawasir south. Compiled by the R.G.S., drawn by the War Office, and photolithographed by the O.S. in 1943 for the Royal Air Force. The first edition was published in 1925. - Slightly wrinkled, but in good condition. OCLC 634949403. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Netherlands East Indies Vol. 1-2

      White Lotus, London 1944 - Netherlands East Indies Vol. 1-2 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Schriftsteller (1875-1955; Nobelpreis für Literatur 1929): Eigenh. Widmung mit Unterschrift u. Datum (6 Zeilen) und mit eigenh, Zeichnung. Ohne Ort [Pacific Palisades], 13. VI. 1944. - Auf dem Vorsatzbl. von: Thomas Mann: \"Joseph the Provider\". Translated for the first time by H. T. Lowe-Porter.

      New York, Knopf, 1944. VI, 608 S., 4 Bl. Schwarze OLwd. mit goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. Illustr. OU. Erste amerikanische Ausgabe (Potempa T 330.1; Bürgin 503) von Th. Manns Buch \"Joseph, der Ernährer\", Joseph and his Brothers, Bd. IV. mit WIDMUNG an Bruno Frank, zu dessen Geburtstag:\"For Bruno Frank // I adorn this book / whose theme is resurrection / with the sign of life\" Darunter eine Umrißzeichnung des ägyptischen Lebenskreuzes in Rot [und fährt fort mit der Widmung:] Birthday, [der von Bruno Frank] June 13. - 1944 // Thomas Mann\" - // - Diese wunderbare Widmung an den befreundeten Kollegen [Übersetzung (von mir): \"Für Bruno Frank // Ich schmücke dieses Buch, dessen Thema die Wiederauferstehung ist, mit dem Zeichen des Lebens.\"] gibt einen ganz besonderen Einblick in die damalige Lebenssituation der Exilanten Thomas Mann und seinem Freund. - // - Bruno Frank, geboren am 13. Juni 1887 in Stuttgart; gestorben am 20. Juni 1945 in Beverly Hills, kämpfte literarisch und politisch gegen das Dritte Reich und unterstützte zusammen mit seiner Frau notleidende Kollegen in der Emigration. Er hatte wie Thomas Mann auch im Exil (Frankreich, England, USA) Erfolg als Schriftsteller, besonders mit seiner Komödie \"Sturm im Wasserglas\" (Storm in a Teacup). Mit Thomas Mann und dessen Familie war er besonders eng befreundet, seitdem er (ab 1926) in München in der Nachbarschaft zu Thomas Mann wohnte. Unmittelbar nach dem Reichstagsbrand 1933 ging er ins Exil. Im Oktober 1937 emigrierte das Ehepaar Frank nach den USA, wo es in Beverly Hills lebte, das westlich von Los Angeles, unweit von Pacific Palisades liegt. Dort starb Bruno Frank 1945 \"an überanstrengtem Herzen\", wie Thomas Mann in seinem Nachruf schrieb (Exilzeitschrift \"Aufbau\"). - // - Die Manns siedelten am 21. Februar 1938 endgültig nach den USA über. Beide Exilautoren kämpften besonders zu Kriegszeiten gegen den Nationalsozialismus und waren den Amerikanern dankbar für die Aufnahme und die neue Heimat. Z. B. durften die Manns schon 1934 und 1935 ohne gültigen Pass in die Vereinigten Staaten reisen. - Daher die Widmung zwischen den beiden deutschstämmigen Autoren in englischer Sprache. \"Joseph, der Ernährer\" (Entstehungszeit: 10. August 1940 - 4. Januar 1943) schließt die Tetralogie \"Joseph und seine Brüder\" ab, die Thomas Mann selbst für sein bedeutendstes Werk hielt. Mit der Figur des in Ägypten zur Herrschaft gelangten Joseph würdigte Th. Mann die New Deal Politik des von ihm bewunderten US-Präsidenten Franklin D. Roosevelt. - Das Auferstehungsmotiv kommt wiederholt vor. Zum ersten Mal \"stirbt\" Joseph, als die Brüder ihn in den Brunnen werfen. Zum zweiten Mal \"stirbt\" er im Gefängnis in Ägypten. Beide Male entkommt er dem Tode und kann nach seiner Auferstehung wieder \"sein Haupt erheben\". - Die Hoffnung, dass die Kulturnation Deutschland nach dem Sieg über den Nationalsozialismus unter Führung der U.S.A. wieder aufersteht, teilen auch Bruno Frank und Thomas Mann. - DABEI; Der sehr seltene Schutzumschlag. - Einrisse sind (unsichtbar, da von innen) fachmännisch repariert, an den Kanten ist er berieben und am Rücken nachgedunkelt, insgesamt aber noch sehr gut. - Das Buch selbst ist tadellos. Versand D: 4,00 EUR Autographen, Autografen, autographs, signed dedication, Widmungsexemplar, Exil, U.S.A.

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        Runyon á la Carte.

      Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company,, 1944. Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to front board and spine in red, top edge red. With the pictorial dust jacket. Spine slightly rolled; an excellent copy in the jacket with sunned spine, some loss to spine ends and some nicks and shallow chips to extremities. First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to the film producer Darryl F. Zanuck on the front free endpaper, "To Colonel Darryl Zanuck, in sincere admiration and affection, Damon Runyon, 1944." Zanuck was commissioned as a Colonel in the Army Signal Corps in 1941, when the US entered the Second World War. Runyon subsequently wrote the introduction to Zanuck's 1943 book, Tunis Expedition, an account of the producer's experiences in filming the start of the North African Campaign with the Signal Corps.

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        Die Notizen oder von der unvoreiligen Versöhnung.

      Artemis, Zürich: 1944 - 2 Bände. Zürich: Artemis 1944-1954. 8°. (8), 477; (8), 622 S., Leinen (angebräunt; gut erhalten) ohne Druckfehlerberichtigung. "Die Notizen", das Werk eines "Montaigne unserer Zeit" wurden in drei Jahren, von 1934 bis 1936, geschrieben, Jahre, in denen Ludwig Hohl in den Niederlanden "in größter geistiger Einöde" lebte. Sie sind die Summe seines Lebens und Denkens. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        TEN DIGEST SIZE DASHIELL HAMMETT COLLECTION

      Lawrence E. Spivak, Publisher,1944 - 1962., 1944 -1962. First editions. The ten original digest size booklets of Dashiell Hammett's short stories in near fine to fine condition. The complete set is difficult to obtain today. Important mystery contributions for the Dashiell Hammett collector and for the mystery genre at large. Titles include A Man Named Thin, Woman In The Dark, Nightmare Town, Hammett Homicides, The Creeping Siamese, The Continental Op, Dead Yellow Women, The Adventures of Sam Spade, $106,000 Blood Money, and The Return of The Continental Op.

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        GRAPHIS International journal for graphic and applied art.

      Nos. 1-306. Zürich, 1944-1996. Original pictorial wrappers. In it's time the best international publication on graphic and applied art, posters, calligraphy, fine printing, paper, cartoons, advertising and design, photography, etc.; texts are in English, French & German.

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        Historia general y natural de las Indias islas y Tierra Firme del Mar Océano (14 Vols en 7 Tomos)

      Editorial Guarania, Paraguay 1944 - Algunas roturas en el lomo. Texto íntegro. Nous ENVOYONS (sur demande et gratuitement) vidéo de démonstration de l'état de conservation du livre. WE SEND (free of charge) video demonstration of the conservation status of the book. ENVIAMOS (a solicitud y sin cargo) video de demostración del estado de conservación de los ejemplares. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Images inspirees des poetes Neo-Grecs

      Hoi Filoi Tou Vivliou 1944 - Hoi Filoi Tou Vivliou. Athènes.1944. In-folio (35x23), 85 pp. Jaquette contre pliée, couverture souple. Edition originale sur papier sparton numérotée, N°221. 19 contre collés. Poèmes en français et en grec. Jaquette : bords roulottés avec petits accrocs. Couverture aux bords émoussés, page de garde tachée. Tout le reste en trés bon état. [GF4396] [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Les raisons d'un silence

      Edition originale, un des rares exemplaires d'auteur sur Holland papere dont il n'est fait nulle mention, seuls grands papiers.Légères et claires piqûres sur les plats et certains témoins.Rare exemplaire à toutes marges.Provenance : de la bibliothèque rétaise d'Henri Béraud. Inter-FRance Paris 1944 15,5x21,5cm broché

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        Three Young Rats and Other Rhymes. Drawings by Alexander Calder

      New York: Curt Valentin, 1944 - 4to, original tan cloth spine, yellow pictorial boards, red lettering. Unopened. 85 illustrations. ? A collection from many sources of rhymes for children, compiled with a preface by Sweeney and illustrated by Calder. ? From the inventory of Burton Weiss, Bookseller. A fine copy in a slightly faded and worn dust jacket. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Oswiecim. Camp of Death. (Underground Report.) Foreword by Florance J. Harriman. [At head of title:] Underground Poland Speaks

      "Poland Fighters" Polish Labor Group (1944), New York - First English edition, second printing. With two facsimile illustrations. In publisher's illustrated wrappers, designed by Teresa Zarnower. 48 p. One of the earliest published eyewitness accounts of Auschwitz concentration camp. The striking cover image of crossing barbed-wire fences, with the handwritten text of the title is by Teresa Zarnower. Originally published clandestine in Poland in 1942 under the title "Obóz ?mierci". With two full page illustrations, one is the facsimile of the original, Polish edition's title-page the other is the map of the concentration camps throughout Poland. Written by Natalia Zarembina (1895-1973) the Polish journalist who was the wife of Zygmunt Zaremba the Polish socialist activist, founder of the underground political party in the occupied Poland "Polska Partia Socjalistyczna - Wolno??, Równo??, Niepodleg?o??" (Polish Socialist Party - Freedom, Equality, Independence), who published "Obóz ?mierci". The book based on the testimonies of three escapees from Auschwitz: Eryk Lipi?ski (1908-1991) the Polish graphic artist, resistant, who was involved in production of false documents, deported in August 1940; Henryk ?wi?tkowski (1896-1970) the Polish lawyer, who was also deported in August 1940; and Edward Bugajski (1903-1956) the Polish Socialist activist, who participated in the defense of Warsaw in 1939 and later the Warsaw Uprising in 1944, he was deported to Auschwitz on May 29, 1941. The book reports about the life in Auschwitz until early 1942, that is the reason why the mass extermination of the Jews is not mentioned, and it is focusing mostly on the suffering of the imprisoned Polish people. The designer of the cover, Teresa Zarnower (or ?arnowerówna; 1895-1950), was a Polish avant-garde artist, painter, sculptor, scenographer and architect. ?arnower studied at the Warsaw School of Fine Arts, exhibited in 1923 in Wilno (Vilnius) at the "New Art Exhibition", the first constructivist manifestation in Poland, and in Berlin in the gallery "Der Sturm". ?arnower together with Mieczys?aw Szczuka was the founder of the Warsaw avant-garde artist's group "Blok" and co-editor of the associated art magazine "Blok", and also "D?wignia". She left Poland in 1937 and settled down in New York. In publisher's illustrated wrappers, designed by Teresa Zarnower First English edition, second printing. With two facsimile illustrations. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Georgie

      Garden City, NY: Doubleday Doran & Co, Inc,, [1944]. Oblong octavo. Original pictorial boards printed in blue, dark blue and yellow. With the dust jacket. Monochrome illustrations throughout by the author. Contemporary bookseller's ticket to front free endpaper. Extremities lightly worn, front board a little bowed. An excellent copy in a slightly chipped and toned jacket with tape repairs to the verso and very faint dampstaining to front panel. First edition, first printing, of the first Georgie The Ghost title and a beloved classic.

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        Sonette. Im italienischen Urtext mit gegenüberstehender deutscher Übersetzung. - Handpressendruck im Auftrag von Rudolf Freiherr von Simolin ausgeführt.

      Officina Bodoni Verona 1944 ( Nummeriertes Exemplar Nr. 64 einer Auflage von 165 nummerierten Exemplaren ) Auf Büttenpapier gedruckt. 354 Seiten, 2 n.n. Blätter, Ohln im OSchuber, 4° ( 28,5 x 19,5 cm ). Der Einbandrücken minimal fleckig, vorn ein Exlibris auf dem Vorsatz, ansonsten guter und dekorativer Zustand. ( Gewicht 1700 Gramm ) ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Angolieri, Simonlin, Sonette, Officina Bodoni, Pressendrucke, Handpressendruck, nummeriert, Vorzugsausgaben, Google

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        Rare 1944 English Boxing poster announcing a Joe Louis boxing match with two autographs signed in England in 1944 by Sgt. Joe Louis

      n.p., n.d.. various. "In May and June, 1944, Sergeant Joe Louis fought exhibition matches in England. On May 25, 1944, in Reading, England, the World Heavyweight Champion fought Elza Thompson, one of his sparring partners. On May 31, 1944, T/Sgt. Charles L. Sivertsen met Sgt. Joe Louis at Arborfield Hall in Reading and Joe Louis signed two autographs for him. During World War II, the mansion was occupied by the RAF and American forces.The Archive comprises:(1) Signature ""Joe Louis"" on a 2.25"" x 2.5"" slip of paper affixed to the verso of a blank 3.25"" x 5.5"" U.S. penny postcard. Sgt. Sivertsen has written above Louis' dark signature: ""autograph of Joe Louis / when writing Arborfield / Hall May 31 '44 / Reading, / England.""(2) Original 2.25"" x 3.25"" photograph of Sgt. Joe Louis, in uniform, signing an autograph for Sgt. Charles L. Sivertsen. On verso, Sivertsen has penned ""Arborfield Hall / Reading, Eng. / May 31 - '44.""(3) Sgt. Sivertsen's ""Enlisted Man's Identification Card,"" 3.5"" x 2.5"", filled out by typewriter on both sides, issued January 28, 1944, signed ""Charles L. Sivertsen."" On verso, it is autographed ""Joe Louis."" Unidentified Chinese writing at lower blank edge.(4) Original Poster, 10.5"" x 16.5"". ""U.S. Army Special Service / in co-operation with / Reading American Red Cross / presents / JOE LOUIS / The BROWN BOMBER / 7 P.M. / THURS: MAY 25TH / at / ELM PARK STADIUM / READING / plus / Interesting Card of Boing Matches."" Printed by ""Morley Service, Reading."" Sgt. Sivertsen has penned ""1944"" next to ""May 25th"" and ""England"" next to ""Reading."" Light folds, nicks at upper edge, else in fine condition.One of the ""Boxing Matches"" was Joe Louis vs Elza Thompson. Elm Park was a football stadium built in 1896.Two JSA Letters of Authenticity."

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        Norman Rockwell lithographic poster signed - "Only Skin Deep"

      n.p., n.d.. 19" x 24". "Signed art ""Norman Rockwell,"" one page, large, 19"" x 24"", color lithographic poster entitled ""Only Skin Deep"" signed ""Norman Rockwell"" in black pen on the lower white border. A reproduction of Rockwell's famous painting illustrated on the Saturday Evening Post's front cover of the March 4, 1944 edition.The image depicts a Navy sailor getting a new tattoo, a girl's name added to a long list of crossed out former flames."

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        Chinesischer Schuster ( oder Schneider ) bei der Arbeit. Ölgemälde auf Leinwand, signiert.

       1944 Bildmaß: 69 x 55 cm ( Höhe x Breite ).Links unten mit *I. Gerassimoff* signiert und mit 1944 datiert. Öl auf Leinwand auf Keilrahmen gespannt. Gezeigt wird ein sitzender chinesischer Schuster, der offenbar einen Schuh anfertigt oder repariert. Das Bild leicht fleckig, etwas berieben, mit kleinen Farbabplatzungen sowie 1 Kratzer. Die Leinwand unten etwas angeknickt. ( Pic erhältlich // webimage available // weitere Pics auf Anfrage )( Please notice: No shipment possible ) ( Lagerort Richey ) Versandkostenfreie Lieferung Gerassimoff, Gerasimoff, Gerasimov, Gerassimoff, Gemälde, Ölgemälde, China, Chinese, Shoemaker, Tailor, Google, Schuhmacher, Schuster, Schneider

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        Flowers In Glass Pitcher

      1944-11-01. Oil on canvas. 12" x 16". No Binding.

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        Lillibullero or The Golden Road

      Printed Privately, Zanzibar 1944 - 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. The hand-numbered, limited, privately printed issue of the first edition. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        L'air et les songes. Manuscrit autographe et tapuscrit complets

      S.n. (Journal des débats) 1944 - - S.n. (Journal des débats), s.l. (Paris) s.d. (1944), 13,5x21cm & 2 pages in-4, 2 1/2 pages in-8. - Manuscrit autographe de l'auteur de 2 pages et demie in-8 publiée dans le numéro du 11 Mai 1944 du Journal des Débats. Manuscrit complet à l'écriture très dense, comportant de nombreuses ratures, corrections et ajouts. Chronique littéraire publiée à l'occasion de la parution de L'air et les songes de Gaston Bachelard On joint le tapuscrit complet. « L'homme est d'abord rêverie, puissance d'imaginer avant d'être sensibilité et raison », l'analyse de ce nouvel essai de Bachelard est l'occasion pour Blanchot de confronter le philosophe aux incertitudes de sa théorie qui tend à se déliter dans la pluralité de ses formes. « Qu'est-ce pour lui que l'image et l'imagination ? On ne le voit pas nettement ». Cependant cette critique parfois sévère est surtout une manoeuvre pour mettre en exergue la réelle valeur de l'oeuvre de Bachelar, qui est également un des grands thèmes de la pensée Blanchotienne: la puissance créatrice du langage poétique: "L'image littéraire est un fait premier; elle est la poésie même; (.) se demander s'il y à en nous une poésie d'avant les mots, d'avant les images, un en deçà poétique, une blancheur et un silence que le langage essiaerait de reproduire, c'est méconnaitre l'activité littéraire qui une activité naturelle, originelle, correspondant à une action de l'imagination - faculté de produire l'irréel qui est la conscience même - sur le langage." 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 cœur même d'un journal "ouvertement maréchaliste": "Brûler un livre, en écrire, sont les deux actes entre lesquels la culture inscrit ses oscillations contraires" (Le Livre, In Journal des Débats, 20 janvier 1943). En 2007, les Cahiers de la NRF réunissent sous la direction de Christophe Bident toutes les chroniques littéraires non encore publiées en volumes avec cette pertinente analyse du travail critique de Blanchot : "romans, poèmes, essais donnent lieu à une réflexion singulière, toujours plus sûre de sa propre rhétorique, livrée davantage à l'écho de l'impossible ou aux sirènes de la disparition. (.) Non sans contradictions ni pas de côté, et dans la certitude fiévreuse d'une œuvre qui commence (.) ces articles révèlent la généalogie d'un critique qui a transformé l'occasion de la chronique en nécessité de la pensée." (C. Bident). Les manuscrits autographes de Maurice Blanchot sont d'une grande rareté. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] Autograph manuscript of the author of 2 and a half pages in-8 published in the issue dated 11 May 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 release of air and dreams of Gaston Bachelard complete typescript is attached. Between April 1941 and August 1944, Maurice Blanchot published in the "Ch [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; 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 authorÂ’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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        My Early Life, a presentation copy "souvenir" inscribed by Churchill and presented to the custodian of his secret Cabinet War Rooms on Churchill's last day as wartime prime minister

      London: Macmillan & Co., Ltd., 1944. 1944. Hardcover. This is ChurchillÂ’s autobiography of his early life, a noteworthy association copy inscribed by Churchill and presented on the final day of his wartime premiership to the man who helped create and served as custodian of the Cabinet War Rooms. The inscription, five lines inked in black on the front free endpaper, reads: “To | G. Rance | from | Winston S. Churchill | 1945”. Affixed to the verso of the following blank end sheet is a typed presentation message on “10 Downing Street, Whitehall” stationery. Four typed lines read: “With Mr. ChurchillÂ’s Compliments. | A Souvenir of 10, Downing Street | 1940-1945 | 26th July, 1945”. Below the date, the words “Mr. Rance” are inked in black. To create a secret location safe from air raids, a sprawling maze of subterranean offices below Whitehall was transformed into the Cabinet War Rooms and became the center of BritainÂ’s war effort. ChurchillÂ’s War Cabinet met here 115 times. Churchill delivered four of his wartime addresses here and “from a room no larger than a lavatory heldÂ… conversations with President Roosevelt” using a phone installed by the U.S. Signal Corps. “The Cabinet War Rooms were in use 24 hours a day until 16 August 1945, when the lights were turned off in the Map Room for the first time in six years.” To the 300 people who worked here during the Second World War, it was “The Hole” or simply “down there” but to Churchill it was “This Secret Place.” More than any other individual, George Rance helped create and keep the secret. Rance was a civil servant filling pay sheets of government ministry charwomen when he was called upon to help set up the Cabinet War Rooms. Rance fitted the bunker with furniture, equipment, and supplies, attaching unauthorized applications to legitimate ministry orders and having the surplus material delivered to “c/o Mr. Rance” and then smuggled into the War Rooms. Rance ran the bunker throughout the war, eventually receiving an MBE. “If it was the personality of Churchill that gave This Secret Place its character, it was the skill of George Rance that kept things running smoothlyÂ… Both were old soldiers. Both were the same ageÂ… Of course one was the Prime Minister and the other the custodian, but it was more a feeling of the colonel of the Regiment and the Regimental Sergeant-Major.” In 1965, at the age of 91, Rance sat in a back pew of St. PaulÂ’s Cathedral during ChurchillÂ’s state funeral. “He remembered then the few gruff words that had passed between the ex Lieutenant-Colonel of the Royal Scots Fusiliers and the ex-Sergeant of the Rifle Brigade when the war was over. ‘I suppose, Rance,Â’ Churchill had said ‘you think I donÂ’t know all you have done. Well, I do. Thank you. Thank you very much.” Clearly, Churchill did regard Rance. On July 26, 1945, ChurchillÂ’s Conservatives lost the General Election and Churchill resigned, yielding the premiership to Clement Attlee. That same day, this inscribed copy was presented to George Rance. This is the fourth and final 1944 wartime reprint of Churchill's extremely popular autobiography, covering the years from his birth in 1874 to his first few years in Parliament. During the war, Macmillan issued these desirable reprints (from first edition plates) in dark blue cloth wrapped in attractive tan dust jackets. This copy is near fine in a very good dust jacket. The blue cloth binding remains square, tight, clean, and unfaded, with bright spine gilt and only trivial wear to extremities. The contents show just a hint of spotting to the endpapers and mild age-toning. Laid in is what appears to be an old copy of RanceÂ’s invitation to ChurchillÂ’s state funeral. The dust jacket is unclipped with minor wear to spine ends and corners, modest spine toning, and a .5 inch stain to the upper front face, just above “MY” in the title. The dust jacket is protected in a removable, archival quality clear cover. Bibliographic reference: Cohen A91.6.d, Woods/ICS A37(d.4), Langworth p.139

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        Actuelles. Chroniques 1944-1948

      First edition, one of 23 numbered copies on Holland paper, head drawing.Very nice copy as published. Gallimard Paris 1950 12x19cm broché sous chemise et étui

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        Stephen Hero: A Part of the First Draft of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

      [New York]: New Directions, (1944). Octavo, original black cloth lettered in gilt over green paper boards, original unclipped pictorial dust jacket (supplied). Frontispiece portrait by Augustus John, title page printed in black and green, illustrated with black-and white plates throughout text. Signature of Lionel Trilling to front free endpaper. Boards toned, edges rubbed, edgewear to jacket with light chipping to spine ends. First American edition, one of 3000 copies, of the fragmentary first draft of James Joyce's bildingsroman, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, first published in 1916. More autobiography than novel, Stephen Hero introduces the character of Stephen Dedalus, a restless young Irishman with literary aspirations: "Stephen came seldom to lectures, prepared nothing and absented himself from term examinations and not merely was no remark passed on these extravagances but it was supposed probable that he represented really the artistic type and that he was, after the fashion of that little known tribe, educating himself." The character of Stephen Dedalus would reappear in Joyce's Ulysses, playing the part of Telemachus. This copy bears the ownership signature of influential American critic Lionel Trilling, a defender of Joyce even at his most difficult: "never in our time will a young man focus this much power of love and hate into so sustained a rage of effectual intention as Joyce was capable of, so ferocious an ambition" ("James Joyce in His Letters"). A near-fine copy, with an excellent modernist association.

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        Die Alpen. 16 Original-Lithographien von Victor Surbek. Zweisprachige Ausgabe. / Les Alpes. 16 lithographies originales de Victor Surbek. Edition bilingue.g

      Lausanne, André Gonin, 1944, - gr. in-8vo, 113 S., ill., en feuilles non reliées, chemise et emboîtage originaux. Surbek: Unter der auf Hodler folgenden Malergeneration hat Surbek dessen Erbe am erfolgreichsten weitergeführt u. daran bis in die Gegenwart festgehalten. (Max Huggler in KLS.).Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. Künstler Lexikon der Schweiz XX. Jhd. II, S. 956-9; Perret 2146. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        [ORIGINAL INK DRAWING OF A COWBOY ROUNDING UP FIVE WILD HORSES]

      [N.p.] 1944.. Original ink drawing, 13 x 9 1/4 inches, matted and framed. Very good. A pleasing ink drawing by this notable western artist, showing a mounted cowboy, lasso in hand, pursuing five wild horses. Signed in the lower right corner: "Wm. Standing / 1944 / (Fire Bear)."

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        [Photo archive]: Hour-by-hour photographs documenting the Liberation of Paris

      12 sepia-toned gelatin-silver photographs. Each image is 7.25" x 5.25". Photos are numbered 1-12, and each is captioned in ink, in detail on the verso. all of the images are dated 25 August 1944. The first two are notated as being at 2:00 and 2:30 pm; the other ten are notated as being between 4:00 and 5:00 pm. The first caption reads: "Scenes of the liberation of Paris. The beginning of the Tuileries fight as seen from Quay Voltaire no 11. The Bridge is Pont Royal. Seine flows down to left. The building on the right belongs to the Louvre; it is known as Pavillon de Flore. The black smoke is coming from tanks and turrets. Note the book-sellers stands that are closed." The second image shows the same scene with increasing black smoke: "The fight is turning into a real battle as Leclerc's Shermans start firing their guns. One after the other the German Tigers are knocked out and set ablaze." The following image show the first Allied Troops entering the city. At 4:05 the caption notes "The fight has been over for a few minutes...", and show a Sherman tank and a Red Cross truck with a few citizens coming out. The next images shows the rue Castiglione with abandoned German vehicles and awash in citizens, Leclerc's Moroccan troops entering the city on a troop carrier, one of Leclerc's Shermans with a priest on a bicycle; a group of "300 German prisoners caught in the Tuileries...", crowds beginning to gather in La Place de la Concorde Suisse, and other scenes from the area.Housed in an unmarked envelope, the photographer is unidentified. A wonderfully immediate sense view of the liberation of Paris. .

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        Der politische Soldat. Politischer und kultureller Informationsdienst für den Einheitsführer * Folgen 8 - 22 (August 1944 - Januar 1945) * 15 Hefte

      Berlin, Deutscher Verlag, 1944 - Vollständige Original-Ausgaben: 15 Folgen, teilweise mit einer Abbildung, davon 8 als Broschüren mit seitlicher Klammerheftung (je 8 Seiten), 7 als jeweils vier Doppelblätter, ohne Heftung zusammengelegt zu einem Heft (je 8 Seiten), letzte Folge (Januar 1945) als doppelseitig bedrucktes Einzelblatt, alle im Format 22 x 30,5 cm mit illustriertem Deckeltitel (NS.-Hoheitszeichen), 12 Seiten (einschließlich Umschlagseiten). - Aus dem Inhalt: NS-Bildung? - NS-Führung! / Unsere Ehre ist die Treue / Des Führers nationalsozialistische Volksarmee. Tagesbefehl des Reichsführers-SS und Befehlshabers des Ersatzheeres / Verräter, Deserteure und Juden um Seydlitz / Wer wankt, hat sein Leben verwirkt. Ein Tagesbefehl des Oberbefehlshabers der Heeresgruppe Mitte Generalfeldmarschall Model am 31. Juli / Die deutsche Heldensage unserer Zeit. Das Vorbild des Einzelkämpfers zu Wasser, zu Lande und in der Luft / Kampf um das Leben hier, Zerstörung und Profitgier dort (Der Nazi-Offizier, Keine Zeit für Illusionen, Plutokraten fürchten schnelles Kriegsende, Verwahrloste Jugend in USA, Auslieferung an die Sowjets, Sowjetische Greuel und das Weltgewissen schweigt) / Juden beherrschen die Sowjetunion (Nährboden des jüdischen Parasiten, Die jüdische Herkunft des Bolschewismus, Das jüdische Machtzentrum, Judenliste, Juden um Stalin, Juden bedienen das Terrorinstrument NKWD, Juden in der Sowjetarmee, Lebensbild eines Sowjet-Juden, Die "Volksvertretung" - eine Judenversammlung!) / Das Bunkergespräch. Verlorene Jahre? - Der Weg zum Mann. Das Beispiel der Kampfzeit / Die soldatische Feier. Eine neuaufgestellte Einheit rückt ab (Hinweise für Feiergestaltung an NSDAP und Hoheitsträger) / Die Sorgen unserer Männer. Studieren und doch heiraten! Der Ausbau der Sonderförderung für studierende Kriegsteilnehmer / Von den inneren Kräften. Das Schicksal des Vaterlandes, aus "Mein Kampf" von Adolf Hitler / An alle NSFO. und Einheitsführer / Schrifttum für die nationalsozialistische Führungsarbeit (Folge 8 /1944) - Reaktion und Revolution (Abrechnung mit den Putschisten vom 20. Juli 1944) / Propaganda, eine Waffe. Von Hannes Kremer (Reichspropagandaleitung der NSDAP) /St.Malo, ein Symbol (heldenhafte Führung des Festungskommandanten Oberst von Aulock) / Der Reichsarbeitsdienst und sein Kriegseinsatz, von Obergeneralarbeitsführer Decker (Chef der RAD.-Leitung/M) / Halifax: in jeder Stunde 700 Häuser. Auslandsstimmen über die Wirkung von V1 / Die Komintern nach ihrer Auflösung / Sprecher der Heimat. Ein Blockleiter macht Hausbesuch. Aus der Kleinarbeit der Partei / Das Bunkergespräch. Ein alter Krankenschein ist kein Freibrief! / Der Weg zum Mann. Soldatentod im Feindesland. Von der Kameradschaft mit den Toten und der Pflicht des Einheitsführers / So ehrt die Einheit den Toten / Von den inneren Kräften. Unsterbliche Musik deutscher Meister / Gedenktage 1944 - (Folge 10/1944:) Nie den Glauben verlieren, anständig sein, den Tod nicht fürchten (aus Ansprache von Reichsführer SS und Befehlshaber des Ersatzheeres) / Alle Kräfte für den Krieg! Die ersten Maßnahmen für den totalen Kriegseinsatz / Kein Lehrgang ohne nationalsozialistische Schulung! / Der Weg zum Mann. Führerwort und Kampflied! So soll jeder politische Unterricht aufgebaut sein / Ein wahrhaft Deutscher Gruß! (Ausführungshinweise zum bei der Wehrmacht neu eingeführten Deutschen Gruß) / Die Sorgen unserer Männer. Wer sorgt für mich und meine Familie? Ein Überblick über das Wehrmachtfürsorge- und Versorgungs-Wesen - (Folge 11 September 1944:) Die große Stunde der politischen Aktivisten / Zur Lage. Nationalsozialismus, Gewissen der Völker . . . usw. - Später Kriegsdruck, Exemplar in sehr guter Erhaltung (gelocht, sonst tadellos); Fortsetzung der Beschreibung siehe Nr.20381 und 20382!) Sprache: Deutsch [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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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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        Timor Portugues. Contribuicoes para o seu Estudo Antropologico.

      Imprensa Nacional, Lisboa, 1944. - EA. Mit 50 Tafeln mit sehr zahlreichen fotogr. Abb., 3 Tafeln mit farbigen Zeichnungen, ausserdem sehr zahlreiche Tabellen und (teils gefaltete) Grafiken sowie 3 mehrf. gef. Karten. GLn.-Band mit aufgezogener OBroschur. 235, (3) S. Gr. 8°. Bibl.-Expl. mit lediglich 2 Stempeln auf Titel und Vortitel; zahlreiche Seiten haben Knickspuren, ansonsten ist das Buch in ausgezeichnetem Zustand, sehr sauber, vollständig und fest in der Bindung. Äußerst selten angeboten! Mendes Correa, Professor an der Universität Porto und dort Direktor am Institut für Anthropologie, bekannt durch zahlreiche Veröffentlichungen, waren lange Jahre einer der führenden Anthropologen Portugals. In diesem Werk zur Anthropologie Timors werden erstmals und bisher auch wohl einmalig in einem Buch sehr zahlreiche Fotografien aus dem 'Album Alvaro Fontoura' veröffentlicht. Dieses Album, um dessen Entstehungsgeschichte es viele offene Fragen gibt, enthält weit über 500 überwiegend anthropologische Aufnahmen aus allen Landesteilen und von allen Bevölkerungsgruppen des heutigen Ost-Timors. Es existieren nur zwei Exemplare von diesem Album, eines am Institut für Sozialwissenschaften an der Universität von Lissabon (dort ist es auch via Internet einsehbar), sowie ein zweites Exemplar im Besitz der Familie Fontoura. Die Existenz eines dritten Albums wird vermutet. Alvaro da Fontoura war einige Jahre Gouverneur von Timor, 1936-1940, aus dieser Zeit stammen auch die Fotos.

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        Dangling Man

      The Vanguard Press, New York 1944 - First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Saul Bellow on a laid in signature. The ORIGINAL dustjacket has some wear to the spine and edges. This First Issue dustjacket has the printed price present on the front flap. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning. The boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy with the original dustjacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Guia tecnica, sumario cronologico y analisis contemporaneo del ballet y baile español.,

      Barcelona, Montaner y Simon, 1944 - 8 nn. S. mit Farblithographie als Frontispiz, 199 S., 3 nn. S. mit 196 Abbildungen auf Tafeln. Erstausgabe. - Leslie II, 426; Derra de Moroda 2108. - Eines von 60 Exemplaren der arab. num. Vorzugsausgabe auf "papel hilo Vitela M. O. E., con láminas sobre papel couché dos caras", hier Exemplar Nr. 1 (GA 2800). Mit einer dat. 5-zeiligen Widmung des Autors an eine Tänzerin. Auf dem Innenspiegel Exlibis von Alfonso Puig. Auf dem Vorsatz verso Exlibris-Stempel des Schweizer Tänzers, Tanzpädagogen und Choreographen Alain Bernard 1932-2012). - Auf dem Innenspiegel Spuren eines entfernten Exlibis. Einband wenig berieben. Sprache: Deutsch Gewicht in Gramm: 1250 Gr.-8°, roter Chagrinlederband mit goldgepr. RTitel und goldgepr. Deckelvignette (Tänzerin). KGoldschnitt. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        [Illustrated Manuscript]: Le Meravigliose Avventure Dei Brim. Two volumes. [The Wonderful Adventures of "The Brim"]

      [Levada, Italy]. (1944-1946). First. Two volumes. Oblong folios. Measuring 16.5" x 11.5". Quarter cloth and color-patterned paper over boards, gilt-stamped cloth label on each of the front covers, cord ties. A bit of rubbing to the extremities, near fine. A magnificent Second World War manuscript written by an Italian partisan and illustrated with 66 watercolor paintings. The two-volume set, each dated 1944 on the cover, contains thick-paper leaves with 68 typed sheets laid down on the versos and 66 paintings laid down on the facing rectos. The author identifies himself only as "Zio Vettor" (Uncle Vettor) in a two-page Signed preamble to the work dated March, 1946 that is addressed to "Caro piccolo Vettor" (My dear little Vettor). The paintings that follow are clearly the work of an accomplished artist, whom we presume to be the same person, but cannot say for sure. A few of the illustrations are signed in the corner "Anna V. Croce," suggesting either a collaborative effort or an attempt to disguise the gender of the books' creator. The 1946 preamble makes it clear that the narrative and paintings date from the author's experience as a partisan during the war: "when the Italian countryside was a battlefield and devastated by civil war," and that he wishes his little Vettor to know something of the "calamitous episodes of that time ... in which you will encounter great and vile persons, patriots and profiteers, innocent martyrs and the guilty who act with impunity ... in short, you will see all the tragic consequences of the fratricidal civil war." The paintings follow this narrative with images of raids by the fascist government, people held at gunpoint in their homes, arrests and interrogations by government forces, night raids by masked rebels burning trains, a boat being strafed by an airplane, and roof-top chase and execution of a spy.The narrator notes that he relates these episodes by way of allegory which explains the first part of the title: Le Meravigliose Avventure (Wonderful Adventures). Of the Brim he says "you, upon reading the title, will wonder "Who were these Brim? -- and explains that this was a pseudonym chosen by us, the partisans of the area ... and that the word is derived from the letters of two words: "rebels" (later called partisans) and "bandits" of which, in the great chaos of that time in Italy, there were many who had infiltrated our ranks. Our woeful rendering of Vettor's Italian into English does an injustice to this remarkable illustrated manuscript. A magnificent narrative of life in Italy during the War. .

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