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      Firenze, Alinari, (1944). In-4, cartonato mod. con bross. orig. applic. al piatto ant., pp. CXI,(5), con 305 tavv. in tinta che contengono 318 illustrazioni. Vi sono riprodotti: dipinti, disegni (66 applic. alla pag.) del grande pittore genovese (1667-1749); dipinti, disegni e incisioni magnascheggianti. Il vol. e' introdotto da un saggio su "Alessandro Magnasco. Collaboratori e imitatori", note, documenti e descriz. delle tavv. Ediz. di lusso di 250 copie numer., con la firma autografa dell'autrice. Opera monumentale divenuta estremamente rara. Esemplare ben conservato.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Malavasi sas]
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        Images inspirees des poetes Neo-Grecs

      [Athenes] : Hoi Filoi Tou Vivliou, [1944], 1944. 1st Edition. Description: 1 v. 85 p., ill., (tipped-in) 35 cm. Subject: Greek, Modern poetry -- Translations into French. French poetry -- Translations from Greek, Modern. Notes: An anthology. The pictures are accompanied by the 21 modern Greek poems and their French translations. "Il a ete´ tire trois cent exemplaires sur papier Sparton. Notes: Limited edition. No. 147 of 250. Language: Greek, French. Very good copy in the original title-blocked paper-covered cream boards. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Spine bands worn with sonme very minor loss to spine and front board. Previous owner's pen annotations to one single internal leaf.

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        "Well Hooked". Watercolor of fisherman's hands holding fish with fly in mouth

      [New York], 1944. Image 9 x 12 inches on a larger board (overall 15 x 18 inches. Watercolor on Whatman on artist board, signed in ink "G. Don Ray '44". Some glue stains on outer margins, faint toning. Fine. Provenance: from the collection of Jim Deren, proprietor of The Angler's Roost . Deftly executed drawing by American angling artist G. Don Ray, who illustrated Roy Wall's autobiography, The Contemplative Angler (1948)

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      Farrar & Rinehart 1944 - First edition. Publisher's device on copyright page and no later printings mentioned. A beautiful crisp FINE book. No bumps, no wear, no foxing, no names, etc. in VERY GOOD+ ( price-clipped) jacket with some small chips to extremities and one larger chip affecting the " RT" in Reinhart at spine base. Colours of the pink orchid and hand grenade on spine and front panel are bright and unfaded; closed tear to spine. LAID IN is an AUTOGRAPHED typed letter on Stout's stationery, from his High Meadow residence. Envelope with his letterhead is also contained. Only the letter is signed. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Chinese Wit, Wisedom and Written Characters.

      . New York: Pantheon Books Inc. 1944. [72] pp. Printed in red and black. Publisher's boards. Name on inner frontboard..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        Winston Churchill Corrected Draft Reading Copy for a Radio Speech in 1944. Churchill speaks of the war in Europe and the Pacific ? ?Mussolini indeed escaped to eat the bread of affliction at Hitler?s table, to shoot his son-in-law, and to help the Germans wreak vengeance upon the Italian masses ??

      [London], [March 1944] "Typed Manuscript unsigned, 24 separate pages in carbon on lightweight paper, of a 30 page working manuscript, 7.5? x 9.5? of the 47-minute radio address given by Prime Minister Churchill in London on March 26, 1944. Pages 1-3 and 10-30 are present. Minor flaws. Ten pages have pencil edit markings. Two pages have penciled words in an unknown hand: ?to what we were planning to? (Page 14) and ?an account of? (page 19). From the Collection of Churchill?s secretary, Kathleen Hill. Fine condition. ?The New York Times? headlined on March 27, 1944, ?Hour of Action Nearing, Says Churchill / Sees Victory Sure.? Present is a transcript of the entire speech. Excerpts from this working manuscript: Churchill begins, ?I hope you will not imagine that I am going to try to make you some extraordinary pronouncement tonight and tell you exactly how all the problems of mankind in war and peace are going to be solved...? ?We shall require from our people here, from Parliament, from the Press, from all classes, the same cool, strong nerves, the same toughness of fibre which stood us in good in the days when we were all alone under the blitz.""?Mussolini indeed escaped to eat the bread of affliction at Hitler?s table, to shoot his son-in-law, and to help the Germans wreak vengeance upon the Italian masses whom he had professed to love and over whom he had ruled for more than 20 years. ?This fate and judgment more terrible than death has overtaken the vainglorious dictator who stabbed France in the back and thought that his crime had gained him the empire of the Mediterranean.""?The conquest of Sicily and Naples bought in their train the surrender of Sardinia and the liberation of Corsica, islands which had been expected to require for themselves a serious expedition and a hard campaign. We now hold one-third of the mainland of Italy ...? ""The American victories in the Pacific and in particular their latest conquest and liberation of the Marshall Islands, constitute superb examples of the combination of naval, air and military force. It is possible that the war in the Pacific may progress more rapidly than was formerly thought possible. The Japanese are showing signs of great weakness.""?The attrition of their shipping, especially their oil tankers, and of their Air forces, on all of which President Roosevelt dealt with sure foresight a year ago, has become not merely evident but obvious. They have not felt strong enough to risk their Fleet in a general engagement for the sake of their outer defence line. In this they have been prudent, considering the immense expansion of the United States naval power since the Japanese treacherous assault on Pearl Harbor.""?What fools the Japanese ruling caste were to bring against themselves the mighty, latent war-energies of the great Republic for the sake of carrying out a base and squalid ambuscade ...""?When I spoke a year ago I drew attention to the possibility that there would be a prolonged interval between the collapse of Hitler and the downfall of Japan. I still think there will be an interval, but I do not consider it will necessarily be as long an interval as I thought a year ago. But be it long or be it short, we shall go through with our American brothers with our utmost strength and to the very end...? ?We may ourselves be the object of new forms of attack from the enemy. Britain can take it. She has never flinched or failed. And when the signal is given, the whole circle of avenging nations will hurl themselves upon the foe and batter out the life of the cruellest tyranny which has ever sought to bar the progress of mankind.?"

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        The Gay Illiterate

      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran. 1944. First. First edition. Fine in a price-clipped, very good dustwrapper with slight loss at the crown. Inscribed by the noted gossip columnist to Betty Grable and her husband Harry James: "To Betty & Harry with love and every wish for your continued success and happiness. Louella O. Parsons." Pages 187-8 of the text mentions trouble in the first marriages of both Grable and James in succeeding paragraphs (although not directly connecting them), and indeed they both divorced and married each other in 1943. A nice association. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        What Is Life?

      Cambridge - At The University Press 1944 - The first edition of this exceptionally influential physics work from Schrodinger. Illustrated with four photographic plates and illustrations in the text. The book was based on a course of public lectures delivered by Schrdinger in February 1943, under the auspices of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies at Trinity College, Dublin. The lectures attracted an audience of about 400, who were warned that the subject-matter was a difficult one and that the lectures could not be termed popular, even though the physicists most dreaded weapon, mathematical deduction, would hardly be utilized. Schrodinger's lecture focused on one important question: how can the events in space and time which take place within the spatial boundary of a living organism be accounted for by physics and chemistryCondition: In a green cloth binding with original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, smart, though with some bumping and some marks. Dustwrapper is sound, though with some edgewear and a few handling marks. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Overall: VERY GOOD in a VERY GOOD dustwrapper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA]
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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."

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      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.

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      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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      [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. .

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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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      Arkham House, Sauk City 1944 - Octavo, cloth. 2043 copies printed. The second collection of Smith's short fiction to be published by Arkham House. "Equally varied and colorful material can be found in Lost Worlds, which includes the best of Smith's Hyperborean grotesques, 'The Seven Geases', and two of the nastiest tales of Zothique: 'The Empire of the Necromancers' and 'Necromancy in Naat.'" -Barron (ed.): Horror Literature 3-182. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1485. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-202. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket with a with some mild brown spotting/stain spots to rear panel. Wandrei library label laid in. A sharp copy. (15583) [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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

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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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      [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.

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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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      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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