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        A rare, original "Schutz-Pass" granting a Hungarian Jewish refugee protection and entry into Sweden, signed by Raoul Wallenberg

      "Rare Partly-printed Document Signed with his mark as Secretary to the Swedish Legation at Budapest, 1 page, 8.25"" x 13.25"", Budapest, September 26, 1944, printed in blue and gold with text in German and Hungarian, a ""SHUTZ-PASS,"" or ""PROTECTION-PASS,"" essentially a visa allowing ""Frau Eugen Radvány,"" a Jewish native of Budapest entry into Sweden. Countersigned by Carl Ivan Danielsson (""Danielsson"") as head of the Swedish mission in Budapest. With purple ink stamp of the Swedish legation in Budapest at bottom center. Minor partial fold separations at top and left margins, as well as pinhole at center, do not affect text, light soiling, else very good condition. A rare document from Wallenberg's heroic efforts to save thousands of Hungarian Jews from certain extermination at Auschwitz-Birkenau. This ""Shutz-Pass,"" grants protection to a 49-year-old Budapest native, ""Frau Eugen Radvány"" (born ""Margarete Kern""), and allows her entry into Sweden by means of including her name on a ""collective passport"" (""Kollektivpass ""). The pass states that Radvány would continue under Swedish protection until her entry into that country. Due to the fact that Wallenberg issued thousands more of these passes than for which he had originally obtained permission, he chose to simply add a mark in the event the Hungarian or German authorities raised the issue. Luckily for Wallenberg and those lucky enough to hold these lifesaving documents, the documents' legitimacy were never questioned. Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg engaged in extraordinary efforts to save Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust. His heroic actions began in July 1944, when ?the Swedish Foreign Ministry, at the request of Jewish organizations, sent him on a rescue mission to Budapest, as an attaché to the Swedish Embassy. By this time, 476,000 Hungarian Jews had already been deported to extermination camps, and deportation had been ordered for Budapest Jewry. Wallenberg?s chief operation was the distribution of Swedish certificates of protection (?Wallenberg Passports? or Schutz-Pass), along with Schutzbrief (Letters of Protection), and requests of exemption addressed to the Külföldieket Ellenörzö Hatóság (National Central Authority Supervising Foreigners). Armed with such documents, Jews fell under the protection of Sweden, an officially neutral nation. ?When the Soviet army was closing in on Budapest and the other diplomats left the city, Wallenberg chose to remain there in order to protect ?his Jews? in any eventuality which might arise. He went to the Soviet headquarters in Debrecyn for that purpose; all trace was lost of him and he was never seen again alive"". (Encyclopedia Judaica)Although Wallenberg issued as many of these passes as he could, precious few survive today. A quite similar document recently sold at Kestenbaum & Company in New York for $13,530. (November 13, 2014, Lot 282) An exceptional document signed by one of the 20th-century?s greatest humanitarians."

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        DEADLINE AT DAWN

      J. B. Lippincott Company, [1944]., 1944. First edition. Pseudonym of Cornell Woolrich. Fine, tight copy in dust jacket with light foxing to reverse side. The gripping mystery from which the R.K.O. Radio film was made and starred Bill Williams, Susan Hayward, and Paul Lukas. With Clifford Odets as screenplay writer the film was released in 1946 and is the story of a sailor on leave who appears to have killed a woman during a drunken stupor, and has until dawn to find the real killer, aided by a weary dance hall girl. An attractive copy of an excellent thriller.

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS]
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        THE RAZOR'S EDGE

      Garden City: Doubleday Doran, 1944. First Edition. Hardcover. Typical darkening of the spine, but the black leather spine label is intact with strong gilt lettering. Very Good, without the glassine or slipcase. The true First Edition published on 18 April 1944. The First American Trade Edition was published two days later, and the First English Edition was not published until July 1944. Number 400 of 750 numbered copies SIGNED on the limitation page by the author of this modern classic. Made into a film in 1946 starring Tyrone Power and in 1984 starring Bill Murray. Issued without a dustwrapper but with a slipcase, lacking here.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        Doctrina cristiana en lengua española y mexicana. por los religiosos de la Orden de Santo Domingo, obra impresa en México por Juan Pablos en 1548, y ahora editada en facsímil. (Coleccion de Incunables Americanos. Siglo XVI. Volumen I)

      Madrid: Ediciones Cultura Hispanica, 1944. Facsimile edition. Paper wrappers. Wrappers worn with small chips else a very good unopened (uncut) copy, institutional library bookplate on front pastedown. Sm. 4to. Palau 74723.

      [Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Hio ljosa man.

      . Orig. udgave. Reykjavik: Helgafell 1944. 294 s. Rent og velholdt eksemplar indbundet ubeskaret med de orig. omslag i smukt privat halvpergament med farvede skindtitelfelter pa ryggen. Bindet signeret Andree & Thomsen..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Barbara Lamb

      London: John Lane The Bodley Head Limited,, 1944. Quarto. Original illustrated boards, titles to boards in blue and black, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. A very good copy, dust jacket nicked to corners, folds browned, some rubbing to spine, 90 mm closed tear to lower panel. A very nice copy of a scarce book complete with jacket. First edition, first impression. Cam's first book.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Christmas

      [Albany, New York: The Argus Press]. (1944). First. First separate edition. Stapled illustrated wrappers. 5, [4]pp. A slight bend on the front wrap, else near fine. In original mailing envelope. Reprinting of a Christmas wish that first appeared in Good Housekeeping in December, 1943, issued as a Christmas greeting. No printed publication information, but hand signed on the last leaf "Bruce Hutchison, The Argus Press, Albany, New York." Envelope addressed to P.K. Thomajan (like Saroyan, an Armenian-American), a designer known for his finely printed annual Christmas greetings. A rarity, and possibly unique. We can find no mention of this in any of the bibliographical references and OCLC locates no copies. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        De 7 vloeken. Poëtisch pamflet.

      [Groningen], In agris occupatis, 1944. 25,0 x 16,3 cm. Original wrappers. Thread is missing. (12) p. + omslag. Printed by H.N. Werkman in 110 numbered copies. With a 'druksel' in 3 colors on the cover. First edition. A bit discolored, some little spots on upper cover.* One of 15 Roman numbered deluxe copies (this is XV), printed on Dührer-text and signed by the poet (with his characteristic flower). The colors on the cover are different from those of the ordinary copies: the effect of the rainbow printing is stronger. Volière series 4. De Jong 976. Simoni S 15. Hot printing 44-g11. Dekkers G-248.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas HOLTHUIS]
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        Les inscriptions et graffiti des voyageurs sur la grande pyramide. Préface de Ét. Drioton. (Société Royale de Géographie d?Égypte. Publications spéciales.)

      Société Royale de Géographie 1944 - 1944, first edition. 92 + 183 pages, 182 plates. Préface de Ét. Drioton. (Société Royale de Géographie d'Égypte. Publications spéciales.) Modern beige cloth with red etiquette, initials of D.M.D. (David Martin Dixon) on spine. Perfect condition, no markings. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meretseger Books]
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        Eigenhändig geschriebenes Gedicht. Mit Unterschrift. 26. Okt. 44.

      1944.. 14x14 cm. (mit Falzkanten, sonst wohlerhalten). Auflage:0. Arnold Zweig (* 10. November 1887 in Glogau, Niederschlesien (heute Glogow, Polen); +6. November 1968 in Ost-Berlin) deutscher Schriftsteller. "Für Sina - Arabische Münzen, nimm sie als Zier, sie galten von Kairo bis Algier, [...] Und spürst mit deinem Sally das Glück: Wir kehren heim, wir sind zurück! 26. Okt. 44. Arnold Zweig" Der Schriftsteller Sally (Salomon) und Sina Grosshut (geb. Rosenstrauch) betrieben in Haifa ein deutsches Buch-Antiquariat und waren Freunde Arnold Zweigs.

      [Bookseller: AEGIS Buch - und Kunstantiquariat Einzel]
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        CERAMICA DEL LEVANTE ESPANOL. Siglos Medievales.

      Editorial Labor 1944-1952 In - 8 p., 3 voll., mz. pergam. edit. con ang. L'opera, che presenta un ricchissimo apparato iconografico, e' cosi composta: vol. I. "Loza", pp. X,(2),665, con 751 ill. in b.n. e a colori nel t. e 28 tavv. a colori applic. su cartoncino, f.t. - Vol. II. "Alicatados y azulejos", pp. XIV,(2),737, con 975 ill. in b.n. e a colori nel t. e 26 tavv. a colori, alc. ripieg., f.t. - Vol. III. "Azulejos, socarrats y retablos", pp. XIV,(2),697, con 862 ill. in b.n. e a colori nel t. e 24 tavv. a colori f.t. Prima edizione di questo importante repertorio di ceramiche medievali della Spagna orientale, con dettagliati Indici. Esempl. molto ben conservato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Antiquaria Malavasi]
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        The Lost Weekend

      New York & Toronto: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc.,, 1944. Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine and front board in black. With the dust jacket. A superb copy in the bright jacket that has some nicks to extremities. First edition, advance review copy with the publisher's slip laid-in. The basis for the 1945 film directed by Billy Wilder and starring Ray Milland.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Universalismo Constructivo

      Poseidon, Buenos Aires 1944 - Los gastos de envío corren por cuenta de la librería. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babilonia Libros]
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        Die Notizen oder von der unvoreiligen Versöhnung.

      Zürich: Artemis 1944-1954.. 2 Bände. 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.

      [Bookseller: Bücher Eule]
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        Portrait photograph of Edith Sampson

      New York, april 6, 1944. (SAMPSON, EDITH) Apx. 11-1/2 x 9 inches. . Fine . Edith Spurlock Sampson (1897?-1979) was the first woman to graduate from Chicago's Loyola University Law School. Later in her career, she became the first African-American female judge in Illinois. In 1950, Edith became the first African-American woman delegate to the United Nations, and then the first African-American to be appointed a member-at-large of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        Rockville, Conneticut.

      1944. 1944 - Oil painting on board. 15 x 19 inches.

      [Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books]
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        LES ALPES - DIE ALPEN.

      - Lausanne, André Gonin, 1944. En feuilles : 19x26 cm. Ouvrage bilingue français-allemand, orné de 16 lithographies originales de Victor Surbek. Couverture rempliée. Chemise-étui en demi-parchemin. Minimes traces d'usage sur l'étui, sinon ouvrage en excellent état. L'un des 250 exemplaires sur Vergé du Marais à la forme (n° 86), signé par l'artiste et l'éditeur. La librairie offre aux clients d'AbeBooks 10% de réduction sur l'ensemble de son catalogue. Prix d'origine : 480 EUR. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        Little Grey Rabbit's Birthday

      London Collins 1944. Somewhat above-average wear externally. Backstrip professionally replaced in light blue cloth. Binding sound. Contents unmarked aside from a faint half-inch mark upon title page. Moderate foxing to contents which also bear the occasional fingerprint or bit of soiling. Ultra-rare first edition copy. First Edition Hardcover 12mo - over 6?" - 7?" tall; First Edition. Good Tempest, Margaret

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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 fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Wandrei library label laid in. (15586) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: John W. Knott, Jr, Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB]
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        Brave Men

      Henry Holt and Company, New York 1944 - These wartime editions are notoriously fragile. This copy is an exception. It is square, sharp, clean and tight. just the slightest bumping of the extremities. The Grosset dust jacket, chipped at the edges, is married to this 1st edition copy. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: BROOKLYN BOOKS]
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        Het heelal van de dood. Een studie over Lawrence, Proust en Joyce. (Vertaald door J[acques] d[en] H[aan]).

      [Groningen], In agris occupatis, [1944]. Ingenaaid. 36 p. Omslag in rood en wit ontworpen en gedrukt door H.N. Werkman. Gedrukt in een oplage van 200 genummerde exemplaren. Mooi en strak exemplaar.* Dit is nummer I van de slechts 10 Romeins genummerde exemplaren met een betekenisvolle, gesigneerde opdracht van de vertaler aan W.H. Nagel, een van de drie clandestiene uitgevers achter In agris occupatis, onder het colofon: 'en het is bestemd voor Willem, in/ aangename herinnering aan onze laatste/ oorlogsavond tesamen, aan de laatste/ whisky, en aan het gesprek over dit, mijn/ eerste literaire avontuur./ Jacques'. De drukinkt van dit boek is niet geheel zwart, maar een beetje paarsig, waarschijnlijk vanwege de oorlogsomstandigheden. Volière-reeks 9/10. Dekkers G-254. Hot printing 44-g21. De Jong 568. Simoni M 23.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas HOLTHUIS]
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        Typed Letters Signed

      First. Four typed letters Signed, dated Dec. 4, 1944 through Jan. 25, 1945, to Margaret Cuthbert, the Director of Women's Programs at NBC in New York, regarding his participation in NBC's Great Novels radio program. In the course of the correspondence Cuthbert arranged for Hilton to introduce "Pickwick" and Jane Eyre. But in the final letter Hilton declines, explaining, "When $100 was first offered I accepted... regarding the sum as a honorarium ... (my previous fee for a radio appearance... had been $1750). As, however, you now seem to think $100 is a little bit too much, it really does occur to me that $75 is a little bit too little." A nice little archive of correspondence. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR, SIGNED AND DATED

      [Probably Big Sur, Ca.]. 1944.. Original watercolor on paper, 27.5 x 35cm, floated on mat, framed under glass, in shadow- box style. Fine. A vintage, highly characteristic watercolor from the period of Miller's residence in Big Sur, when he actively solicited financial assistance in exchange for his paintings to enable him to survive and continue writing (ref: AN OPEN LETTER TO ALL AND SUNDRY, etc etc). The dominant colors are orange, pink, green and white, with accents in red and black, within a black and green wash border. The painting depicts two human figures against a green field, within a white irregular "protective" oval on the left side, isolated against a larger orange and pink background, juxtaposed with a more hostile appearing form on the right within its own shell of jagged concentric ovals. Signed in full and dated in the lower right.

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        Land of Unlikeness

      (Cummington): The Cummington Press. 1944. First. First edition. Blue printed papercovered boards, lettered in red. Introduction by Allen Tate. Woodcut by Gustav Wolf. Light rubbing to the crown, spine a little faded, with two very small spots, and a small, light smudge on the front board, lacking the original unprinted glassine dustwrapper. A nice, very good copy of a fragile volume, and internally fine. This copy Inscribed by Lowell to Stanley Hyman, important American literary critic, and husband of the novelist Shirley Jackson: "For Stanley Hyman From Robert Lowell With Great Respect." The author's first book. One of 224 copies of a total edition of 250. An important title and a keystone of American poetry. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        The Case of the Gilded Fly.

      Victor Gollancz, London, 1944, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, 1st EditionFirst Edition, first printing of the author's first book. 8vo. 158pp. Green cloth lettered in gold at spine. Endpapers and several preliminary leaves light spotted and wartime economy paperstock tanned and a little discoloured at margins. Very good indeed in tanned and a little spotted dust wrapper, torn with about two centimetres of loss to head of spine panel (impacting title text), several other tiny slivers of edge loss and a short tear and accompanying crease to head of rear panel. The author's scarce debut, and the first appearance of his splendid amateur sleuth Gervase Fen.

      [Bookseller: Clearwater Books]
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        Mulberry Harbour, War Office Photographs.

      War Office. [1944]. - Twenty six original black and white War Office photographs; 26cm by 20cm. The photographs relate to the construction and use of the British harbour at Arromanches. There are a number of general views of harbour in use, a composite image of the whole harbour, a detailed image of the caissons in use, (showing men at work and others swimming), others show caissons under construction and parts of the harbour under tow to France. In addition there are two images of a hospital ship clearing casualties. Finally there are three aerial photograph, one annotated. The harbour became known as Port Winston and saw heavy use for 8 months despite being designed to last only 3 months. In the 10 months after D-Day, it was used to land over 2.5 million men, 500,000 vehicles, and 4 million tonnes of supplies providing much needed reinforcements in France. The majority of the photographs have a typewritten caption to the verso. They are generally in very good condition, some marks, wear to the edges and occasionally pin holes and tape marks to the corners. In addition there are nine original black and white photographs of a 1/4" to 1' scale model of the harbour, stamped Bassett-Lowke Ltd, Model Engineers, London & Northampton. There is one additional engineering black and white image of an unidentified subject. Housed in a specially made cloth backed box.

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        Wofur Kampfen Wir? (Why are We Fighting?): Herausgegeben Vom Personal - Amt Des Heeres

      Berlin, Germany 1944. 144 pages. Text in German. Many black and white illustrations. Several maps. A substantial document intended for the German officer class in what turned out to be the latter days of Hitler's Germany. Opens with facsimile reprint of a three-page letter signed by Adolph Hitler, dated 8 January, 1944. This is followed by a two-page contribution by Alfred Rosenberg. Balance of book divided into the following sections: Das Judentum (Judaism), Der Bolschewismus (Bolshevism), England, Amerika (America), Entwicklung und Ziel (Development and Target). A rare surviving copy of this revealing document. Unmarked. Above-average wear. Faint moisture stains to back pages along fore-edge. Binding intact. First Edition Soft Cover 8vo - over 7?" - 9?" tall; First Edition. Fair

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        CUADERNOS DE ESTUDIOS GALLEGOS (COLECCIÓN DE 98 NÚMEROS)

      Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas - Instituto Padre Sarmiento de Estudios Gallegos, Santiago de Compostela - Publicación fundada en 1944. Gran colección: del n.º 5 (1946) al n.º 106 (1994) -salvo 15, 51, 52 y 53- en 40 tomos, 26 de los cuales encuadernados en tela. Todos los tomos con los índices de todos los números. Numerosos grabados en texto y láminas fuera de texto: fotografías y otras ilustraciones. Desplegables. Hasta el n.º 95, unas 150 páginas por número; a partir del 98, entre 300 y 800. Muy buen estado. La mayor parte de los números inencontrables en la actualidad. Oportunidad difícilmente repetible. ANTES DE HACER EL PEDIDO, DEBE INFORMARSE ACERCA DE LOS GASTOS DE ENVÍO HACIENDO CLIC EN EL ENLACE QUE ACOMPAÑA A ESTA FICHA, YA QUE ÉSTOS VARÍAN EN FUNCIÓN DEL PESO DE LOS LIBROS, LA MODALIDAD DE ENVÍO (ORDINARIO, CERTIFICADO O MENSAJERÍA), EL DESTINO Y LA FORMA DE PAGO (TARJETA, TRANSFERENCIA O CONTRA REEMBOLSO). Size: 23-24 x 17 cm, 40 kg, aproximadamente. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Manieristi Toscani

      Instituto Italiano D'Arti 1944 - 25 x 20 cm.62 pages of Italian text followed by 144 b/w plates with one tipped in colour plate at front of book. Cover bowed and d.j. much repaired. But a good example of wartime art book production in Italy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Histoire générale des religions ( 4 tomes)

      Aristide Quillet 1944 - Quatre très grands livres totalisant près de 2000 pages Des illustrations à chaque page et de nombreuses planches hors textes . Concernant Les religions primitives , Grèce et de Rome , indo-iraniennes du judaïsme, du christianisme de toutes les époques , l'islam et le protestantisme, Et du catholicisme moderne . REF livre c-599 boîte c-95 et c-96 . [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Michel Guay]
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        36 offprints from Nobel Prize winner T. H. Morgan

      Engelmann, Leipzig and many others 1903-1944 - A group of 36 offprints by T. H. Morgan Nobel Prize winner 1866-1945, "was an American evolutionary biologist, geneticist and embryologist and science author who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1933 for discoveries elucidating the role the chromosome plays in heredity." Wikipedia. Included titles: The Gastrulation of the Partial Embryos of Sphaerechinus Some Factors in the Regeneration of Tubularia (1903); The Effect of Lithium Chloride on the Development of the Frog's Egg (1903); Demonstration of the effects of castration on Seabright cockerals (1917) some chipping to page edges; The Endocrine Secretion of Hen Feathered Fowls (1920) some dampstaining to bottom and spine margins, else fair; With A. H. Sturtevant and C. B. Bridges The Constitution of the germ-material in relation to heredity (1923) with L.C. Dunn stamp of ownership; Further Evidence on Variation in the Width of the Abdomen in Immature Fiddler Crabs (1923) L.C. Dunn stamp; The Development of Asymmetry in the Fiddler Crab (1923) L.C. Dunn stamp; Removal of the Block to Self-Fertilization in the Ascidian Ciona (1923) some chipping and tearing to edges, also a bit of dampstain to top edge corner; Recent Results Relating to Chromosomes and Genetics (1926) Karl Sax stamp, some wear to spine; with A. H. Sturtevant and C. B. Bridges The Constitution of the germinal material in relation to heredity (1928) Karl Sax stamp; The Point of Entrance of the Spermatozoon in Relation to the Orientation of the Embryo in Eggs with Spiral Cleavage with Albert Tyler (1930); The Apparent Inheritance of an Acquired Character and its Explanation (1930) Karl Sax and E. M. East stamps; with C. B. Bridges and Jack Schultz: The constitution of the germinal material in relation to heredity (1930) L. C. Dunn stamp; with C. B. Bridges and Jack Schultz: The constitution of the germinal material in relation to heredity (1931) Karl Sax stamp; The Rise of Genetics (1932) E. M. East and Karl Sax stamp; With C. B. Bridges and Jack Schultz: The constitution of the germinal material in relation to heredity (1932) Karl Sax and E. M. East stamps; with C. B. Bridges and Jack Schultz: Constitution of the Germinal Material in Relation to Heredity (1933), red pen mark front cover; With C. B. Bridges and Jack Schultz: Report of Investigations on the Constitution of the Germinal Material in Relation to Heredity (1934) Karl Sax stamp; Modern Views of the Evolution Theory (1935) L. C. Dunn stamp; with C. B. Bridges and Jack Schultz: Report of Investigations on Constitution of the Germinal Material in Relation to Heredity (1935) Lester W. Sharp stamp; With C. B. Bridges and Jack Schultz: Constitution of the Germinal Material in Relation to Heredity (1937) Lester W. Sharp stamp; The Genetic and the physiological problems of self-sterility in Ciona I. Data on self- and cross-fertilization (1938) Karl Sax stamp; The Genetic and the physiological problems of self-sterility in Ciona II. The influence of substances in the egg water and sperm-suspensions in self- and cross-fertilization in Ciona. (1938) L. C. Dunn stamp; A Reconsideration of the Evidence Concerning A Dorso-Ventral Pre-Organization of The Egg of Chaetopterus (1938) Karl Sax stamp; The Relation Between Entrance Point of the Spermatozoon and Bilaterality of the Egg of Chaetopterus with Albert Tyler (1938); The Genetic and the physiological problems of self-sterilty in Ciona III. Induced self-fertilization, staples little rusty; The Genetic and the physiological problems of self-sterilty in Ciona IV. Some biological aspects of fertilization (1939) staples little rusty; The Effects of Centrifuging on the Polar Spindles of the Egg of Chaetopterus and Cumingia (1939) front cover little age-toned; With Jack Schultz, C. B. Bridges and Viola Curry: Investigations on the constitution of the germinal material in relation to heredity (1939) title in ink top edge. Karl Sax stamp; Investigations on the Constitution of The Germinal Material in Relatio [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        THE SIGNERS OF THE TEXAS DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

      Anson Jones Press, Houson, TX 1944 - The scarce original First Edition. Limited to 500 copies, this is number 350 signed by Louis Wiltz Kemp. Very good in original tan buckram with red spine labels printed in gilt. [search our listings using keyword "Texiana" for other scarce early Texas history titles] [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Glass Tower

      Poetry London, London 1944 - Black paper-covered boards with yellow illustration and black cloth spine .Minor shallow bumping on some board edges. Interior clean with toning to pages. PO name on ffep and title page. Pen and ink illustrations by Lucian Freud, a couple with color. The artist's first published work. DJ is very good, toned with sunned spine and chipping to top spine end, in protective cover. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LE STANZE. LA FAVOLA DI ORFEO. DALLE RIME

      Milano, Edizioni della Conchiglia, 1944. In-4 (mm. 325 x 230), bross. alla francese, astuccio (rifatto), cc.nn. 89, con 11 illustrazioni a p. pag., nel t. eseguite da Aligi Sassu. Pregevole edizione di 150 esempl. numer. in carta alla forma, filigranata con il segno della conchiglia. Composta in caratteri Paganini tondo e corsivo, corpo 18, da G.B. Testerini su impaginazione di Giampiero Giani, fa parte della "Collana di Poeti Antichi e Moderni" diretta da Luciano Anceschi e Salvatore Quasimodo. "Il ns. esemplare - l'unico - numerato con la lettera "A" e firmato da Aligi Sassu, contiene in allegato l'originale di una illustrazione (con alone margin.)." Esemplare ben conservato.

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        Amtliches Material zum Massenmord von WINNIZA, auf Grund urkundlichen Beweismaterials zusammengestellt, bearbeitet und herausgegeben

      Berlin Deutscher Verlag, 1944.. . Vollständige Ausgabe im original Verlagseinband (Broschur / Kartoneinband im Format 20 x 25 cm) mit Deckeltitel. 282 Seiten mit sehr vielen Fotoabbildungen (schwarz-weiß) und Karten. - Amtlicher gerichtsmedizinischer Bericht über an der Zivilbevölkerung des ukrainischen Städtchens Winniza verübten Mordaktionen der Kommunisten, welche insbesondere auch die oftmals sadistische Behandlung der Opfer vor ihrer eigentlichen Ermordung durch die bolschewistischen Henker aufdeckt. Mit Auflistung der verantwortlichen NKWD-Leiter, welche für die Massenmorde verantwortlich war, sowie Hinweisen auf Abstammung (russisch oder jüdisch) des Täterkreises. Beiliegend weiterhin Bericht der "FAZ am Sonntag" vom 18. April 2010: "Die Pathologen von Katyn" zu einem anderen Massaker der Sowjets im 2. Weltkrieg (in Ablichtung). - Aus dem Inhalt: Vorwort I. Gerichtsmedizinischer Bericht des Vorsitzenden der Deutschen Gesellschaft für gerichtliche Medizin und Kriminalistik Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schrader (Direktor des Institutes für gerichtliche Medizin und Kriminalistik der Universität Halle-Wittenberg) .1. Auftrag und Vorbereitung 2. Mitarbeiterstab 3. Die Fundstätten 4. Bergung der Leichen Allgemeine Feststellungen Leichenlagerung Zahl der geborgenen Leichen 5. Identifizierung und Altersbestimmung 6. Schußverletzungen und Todesursache7. Geschosse, Nahschußzeichen 8. Art und Ort der Erschießungen 9. Fesselung, Knebelung, 10. Leichenerscheinungen und anderweitige Sektionsbefunde 11. Todeszeitbestimmung b) Amtliches Material dazu Sektionsprotokoll der Leiche 22 aus Grube 36 vom Bericht über die Untersuchung eines mazerierten Schädels mit außergewöhnlich gelagerten Schüssen und Knochenbrüchen durch stumpfe Gewalt c) Protokoll der Internationalen Dommission ausländischer Gerichtsmediziner vom 15. Juli 1943 d) Protokoll der deutschen Professoren für gerichtliche Medizin deutscher Universitäten vom 29. Juli 1943 II. Kriminalpolizeiliche Teil Bericht der "Mordkommission Winniza" vom 16. November 1943 (Kommission- des Reichskriminalpolizeiamtes Berlin) über- das Ergebnis der kriminalistischen Feststellungen zu dem Massenmord von Winniza Polizeiliche Vernehmungsprotokolle, Vernehmungen von Personen über die Zusammenhänge der Massenmorde von Winnizad) Liste der bis zum 7. Oktober 1943 identifizierten Personen .III. Juristischer Teil a) Bericht des vom Reichsjustizministerium entsandten juristischen Sachverständigen, Senatspräsident Dr. Ziegler. b) Vernehmungsprotokolle". - Aus dem Vorwort: "...fast 25 Jahre hindurch war die Sowjetunion für die Welt ein Buch mit sieben Siegeln. Ihre Grenzen waren nach allen Seiten hin hermetisch abgeschlossen. Nur gelegentlich gelangten zuverlässige Nachrichten über das System und die Praxis des Bolschewismus in die andere Welt. Schon Jahre vor Beginn des zweiten Weltkrieges hat Deutschland die Welt auf das grausige Experiment aufmerksam gemacht, das an 190 Millionen Menschen in einem Raum von riesiger Ausdehnung vollzogen wurde. Aber die Welt blieb gleichgültig, trotz des umfangreichen Materials, das deutscherseits der Weltöffentlichkeit übergeben wurde. Erst durch die Ereignisse nach dem 22. Juni 1941 ergab sich die Möglichkeit, die Auswirkungen des bolschewistischen Regimes unmittelbar in Augenschein zu nehmen. Die Wirklichkeit übertraf alle vorher gemachten Darstellungen und Schilderungen. Ein Ausschnitt aus dieser sowjetischen Wirklichkeit sind die Massengräber von Winniza. Die Ergebnisse der Ausgrabungen und amtlichen Untersuchungen in Winniza geben heute jedermann die Möglichkeit, unmittelbar in die planmäßige Methodik des bolschewistischen Massenterrors Einblick zu nehmen. Die systematische Ausrottung von 10.000 Ukrainern aus den Kreisen der armen Landbevölkerung durch den NKWD in einer einzigen ukrainischen Stadt und in einer relativ kurzen Zeitspanne ist durch eine erdrückende Fülle Der Gebrauch von Kleinkaliber-Gewehren wäre auch viel zu umständlich und zeitraubend gewesen. Auch der gerichtsmedizinische Sachverständige kommt auf Grund der Lage und Richtung der meisten Schußverletzungen, namentlich aber der mehrfachen, zu dieser Auffassung. Insbesondere ist der Gebrauch von Kleinkaliber-Gewehren bei den fast horizontal verlaufenden Halsmarkschüssen undenkbar, denn es muß nach Lage der Sache davon ausgegangen werden, daß die Opfer, von Ausnahmen selbstverständlich abgesehen, im Stehen erschossen worden sind. Die Tatsache, daß ein Teil der Leichen Hinterkopfschüsse mit schräg aufwärts führendem Schußkanal und ein anderer Teil die tiefer liegenden Halsmarkschüsse mit fast horizontal verlaufenden Schußkanälen aufwies, gestattet lediglich den Rückschluß auf mehrere Tatausführer mit verschiedener Technik, von denen zweifellos Diejenigen, die die Hinterkopfschüsse abgaben, die größere Routine besaßen... Die Fälle, in denen neben der Handfesselung auch noch eine solche der Oberarme festzustellen war, lassen erkennen, daß diesen Opfern noch besondere Schmerzen zugefügt wurden. Dasselbe gilt für die Ermordeten, die Schlingen, Handtücher und Schals um den Hals oder Knebel im Munde aufwiesen... Der nackte Zustand einer Anzahl von Frauenleichen, zumal gerade derjenigen jüngeren und mittleren Alters, läßt wohl kaum einen anderen Schluß zu, als daß diese Frauen vor ihrer Ermordung geschändet worden sind. Eine andere plausible Erklärung für den von den Frauenleichen höheren Alters und den männlichen Leichen völlig abweichenden Befund ist jedenfalls nicht zu finden." - Erstausgabe, EA, erste Auflage, später Kriegsdruck in guter Erhaltung (Bibliotheksaufkleber auf Einband, Stempel auf Titelblatt und Seite 3, sonst sehr gut)

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        First Publication of Raymond Chandler's Article "The Simple Art of Murder" in: The Atlantic Monthly - Vol. 174, No. 6, December 1944

      Concord, N.H.: The Atlantic Monthly Company, 1944 - Concord, N.H.: The Atlantic Monthly Company, 1944. Vol. 174, No. 6. First Edition, First Printing. A near fine copy of this magazine, just the spine is a little creased and its bottom slightly chipped; the paper still of an incredible white. Apart from Chandler's seminal essay - simply one of the most important and best ever written on crime fiction - this issue contains, among others, an article by Jean-Paul Sartre, "Paris Alive", and a poem by Stephen Spender ,"Lines for Edith Sitwell". First reprinted (in a slightly revised form) in Finger Man and Other Stories (1947: 110-122) and in The Simple Art of Murder (UK, 1950: 318-333). This item part of our catalogue 9 on Raymond Chandler, which you can download at ygrbooks.ch. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        SALAMANCA Y SUS ALREDEDORES. Su pasado, su presente y su futuro

      Talleres Tipográficos "Cervantes" de Avelino Ortega, Salamanca 1944 - 4º. XVI, 1.095 p. Encuadernación artística en línea cubista con mosaicos en plena piel, nervios, cortes dorados. Estuche en holandesa puntas piel, nervios, tejuelo. - Extensa obra ilustrada con más de 100 fotografías. Muy raro. [Rfs.: Palau nº 334326. CCPB821626-6] [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Diary of an Ad Man: The War Years. June 1, 1942 - December 31, 1943

      Chicago, Ill.: Advertising Publications Inc.. 1944. First. First edition. Fine in an attractive, near fine dustwrapper with a tear along the rear spine fold, and some edgewear. Memoir by a Kentucky-born visionary, copywriter, Director of the J. Walter Thompson Agency, and Advertising Hall of Fame Inductee. The first edition is very scarce. .

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        Transactions of the Oriental Ceramic Society. Volume 20 to Volume 66 (1944-2002)

      Oriental Ceramic Society, 1944-2002 - Quarto, 29*22.3cm. Volumes 42 and 43 are soft covers as issued, all the rest are hardbacks, some with dustjackets. All volumes are first editions, first printings. Those published before 1980 are all limited editions of 350 to 1,500 copies respectively. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Land of Unlikeness

      (Cummington): The Cummington Press. 1944. First. First edition. Blue printed papercovered boards, lettered in red. Introduction by Allen Tate. Woodcut by Gustav Wolf. Light rubbing to the crown, spine a little faded, with two very small spots, and a small, light smudge on the front board, lacking the original unprinted glassine dustwrapper. A nice, very good copy of a fragile volume, and internally fine. This copy Inscribed by Lowell to Stanley Hyman, important American literary critic, and husband of the novelist Shirley Jackson: "For Stanley Hyman From Robert Lowell With Great Respect." The author's first book. One of 224 copies of a total edition of 250. An important title and a keystone of American poetry. .

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