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        OBRAS COMPLETAS. Prólogo de Azorín

      Rivadeneyra, Madrid 1944 - 4º, 2 vols. (1 retrato, 1624 p., 1966 p.) Papel biblia. Plena piel original, lomo cuajado con adornos dorados, lineas gofradas con escudo dorado en planos. Bella edición de las obras completas del gran escritor que incluye un interesante prólogo de Azorín fechado en 1943. Literatura española. Spanish literature.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Studio]
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        Monsieur de Bougrelon, avec un épilogue inédit de l’auteur, illustré par TIMAR

      Editions Arc-en-ciel, Paris 1944 - 198 pages, 28 X 23 cm Tiré au total à 1000 ex. illustré par Timar de gravures rehaussées au pochoir. Un des 20 hors commerce réservés aux collaborateurs sur vélin luxe, le nôtre celui de l’artiste (numéroté à la main H.C. IX d’artiste) comprenant une suite au noir et 4 aquarelles ayant servi à l’illustration (voir scans) dont une pleine page. D’origine hongroise, Emeric Timar (1898-1950) s’installe à Paris en 1925 où il est l'élève puis le collaborateur du peintre et graveur Jacques Villon, son travail s’inspire à la fois de la caricature et du surréalisme. En feuillet sous chemise et étui, en parfait état excepté le dos de la chemise passé. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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      Officina Bodoni,, Verona, 1944 - In 4° (290x200); pagg. 358; mezza tela edit. nocciola con piatti in carta Lima verde e nera con astuccio. Prima edizione dell'opera omnia dei sonetti dell'Angiolieri con a fronte la versione tedesca in prosa di Rudolf Freiherr von Taube. Edizione di 165 esemplari numerati (59 il nostro). Esempi. Perfetto. Cat. Mardersteig n. 64.

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

      Verona, (Officina Bodoni), 1944. - 165 Exemplare. - Vitri7 29 x 20 cm. Originalhalbleinwand mit Titel auf montiertem Rückenschild. Der Deckel ist mit Buntpapier bezogen. Im O-PappSchuber. 354 (2) Seiten, mit biographischem Überblick, Anmerkungen und Verzeichnis der Gedichtanfänge. Numeriertes Exemplar (Nr.13 von 165 numerierten, auf Büttenpapier gedruckten Exemplaren). Verwendung eines Neuschnitts der Schriften des F.Griffo. Ein tadellos erhaltenes Exemplar. 1700

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat und Buchhandlung Carl Wegner]
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        BULLETIN JOSEPH LOTTE, 16 ANNEES (1929-1944)

      Association Joseph Lotte 1944 - RO40144933: 6 volumes reliés (années 1929-1944, complètes). Env. 120 fascicules brochés (années 1929-1944). Années 1940-1944 brochées incomplètes (19 numéros). Couvertures illustrées de photo-gravures et dessins en noir et blanc. Etiquettes, annotations (codes) et tampons de bibliothèque. Du n° 1, 1er oct. 1929, au n° 121, 14e année, mai 1944. N° 1, oct. 1929: Etre utile, A. Zeller. Communion mensuelle. Sous le patronage de Joseph Lotte, P. Paris. Journées universitaires de 1930. La prière liturgique: la nostalgie de la Maison de Dieu. La mesure de la fatigue et le surmenage scolaire, Y. trouard Riolle. La cathédrale de Coutances, E. Vivier. Correspondance, R.P. Synave, M.L. Aucher. Bibliographie: Bossuet, Em. Baumann. Moi Juif, R. Schwob, etc. N° 121, mai 1944: La louange de Dieu, J. Chaine. Lettre à nos amis captifs, B. Guyon. Comment creéer 'l'atmosphère' dans une classe, E. Laporte. L'Etat religieux de la France en 1943, notes à une conf. de M. Le Bras. Notes bibliographiques. In-8 Relié. Bon état. Couv. convenable. Dos satisfaisant. Intérieur acceptable Classification Dewey : 230-Christianisme. Théologie chrétienne [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Deadline" in Astounding Science Fiction: March 1944, Vol. XXXIII, No. 1

      New York: Street & Smith Publications, 1944. Vol. XXXII, No. 1. 178 pages. Wraps. First edition, first printing. Good condition. Clean pages, toned with age. Wear at extremities (especially at foot and bottom corner). Table of contents page torn, missing top fifth or so of page. Tear in pg. 35. Wear spot on back cover.The extremely rare issue of the magazine Astounding Science Fiction that contained the story "Deadline" by Cleve Cartmill. Although set on another planet, it apparently describes isotope separation and a weapon similar to the (then) top-secret atomic bomb, causing an uproar within the highest levels of the American government. Military Intelligence enlisted Cartmill's mailman as a confidential informant. The FBI investigated the author as well, commanding him to not write about such matters, and the magazine's editor (John Campbell) and other authors connected to the magazine such as Isaac Asimov and Robert Heinlein. Rumor has it that many copies of the magazine were bought up by the government and destroyed to preserve the intense secrecy of the Manhattan Project. Whether or not that rumor is true, today it is quite scarce.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Free World Theatre: Nineteen New Radio Plays

      Random House, New York 1944 - First edition. Introduction by Thomas Mann. Preface by Arch Oboler. Fine in attractive, very good plus dustwrapper with slight wear at the crown and some modest rubbing. A radio and screen writers collaboration of radio plays promoting freedom and democracy, offered royalty free for non-commercial broadcast. Among the collaborators were the editors, Budd Schulberg, Pearl Buck, Jerome Lawrence, Ira Gershwin, and Samson Raphaelson. This copy Inscribed by Oboler to Rex Stout: "With best wishes to Rex Stout, fighter for freedom. Arch Oboler." Oboler was one of the great innovators of the golden age of radio drama, specializing in horror and suspense plays, perhaps best known for the popular series *Lights Out* and *Arch Oboler's Plays*. Oboler was later called to Hollywood, where he wrote and/or directed several films including the first "3-D" film *Bwana Devil*, the first film about post-nuclear survivors, *Five* (1951), and an early film about multiple personalities, *Bewitched*. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        Petain: The Old Man of France

      New York: Simon and Schuster. 1944. First. First edition. Quarto. Stapled wrappers. Very faint dampstain to the tops of the front and rear wrapper and a very faint horizontal crease on the right side of the front wrap, still a nice, very good plus copy of an extremely scarce book. Flanner's view of Marshall Petain, WWI hero turned figurehead for the Nazi-controlled Vichy government in WWII. This copy Inscribed by the author to New Yorker colleague James Thurber and his wife: "To the Thurbers, and the South of France, and their Cook. Janet." A superb association. .

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        Catalog Design: New Patterns In Product Information.

      New York: Sweet's Catalog Service/F.W. Dodge Corporation, 1944 - First edition. Hardcover w/wire spiral-binding of paper-covered boards. Yellow vellum endsheets. Very Good condition/-. No dust jacket, as issued. The top layer paper of the front cover is split between the lower 3" of the spiral binding (but the board itself is intact), and there is minor wear along the bottom edges of the front and back cover, with the lower right front corner worn. The front cover is unusually clean for this title, and the wire spiral is undamaged and free of any catches. Highly influential little publication by a brilliant international partnership--a Danish architect and a Czech designer working for an American publisher--that succinctly pioneered the organization of complex information(i.e., "information design") and displayed how modernism in graphic design could communicate effectively. Originally developed to improve legibility among the vast myriad of individual product catalogs that make up the mammoth Sweet's Catalog--a cornerstone of most architectural, construction, and product design offices of the 20th century, it was distributed to Sweet's contributor/clients, for their designers use. Author/Educator Stephen Heller has called this book and its two successors by the same authors, "the Holy Grails of information design", and credits its influence in how today's websites have evolved. Example: the text and its guideline layouts promote the use of "spread graphics" (two-page spread designs), something quite common today but almost unheard of at the time this appeared. Organized into three sections: Design Standards, Design Elements, and Design Patterns. Easily the finest copy of this fragile landmark publication we have seen. Unpaginated (approx. 70 pages). Protected with a clear archival cover. Please Note: A book of this value will require extra shipping charges for insurance, and will be quoted upon ordering for prior approval. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Theory of Games and Economic Behavior

      Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1944. First edition, first printing. The copy of distinguished mathematician Andrew M. Gleason who (together with Montgomery and Zippin) resolved Hilbert’s Fifth Problem; a problem to which Von Neumann also greatly contributed. Gleason’s theorem of mathematical physics plays a fundamental role in quantum mechanics and in particular in hidden variable theories. A fine copy of Von Neumann and Morgenstern's groundbreaking text that created the interdisciplinary research field of game theory. “Quantitative mathematical models for games as poker or bridge at one time appeared impossible, since games like these involve free choices by the players at each move, and each move reacts to moves of other players. However, in the 1920s John von Neumann single-handedly invented game theory, introducing the general mathematical concept of ‘strategy’ in a paper on games of chance [Zur Theorie der Gesellschaftsspiele, Math. Ann. 100, 1928]. This contained the proof of his ‘minimax’ theorem that says ‘a strategy exists that guarantees, for each player, a maximum payoff assuming that the adversary acts so as to minimize that payoff.’ The ‘minimax’ principle, a key component of the game-playing computer programs developed in the 1950s and 1960s by Samuel, Newell, Simon, and others, was more fully articulated and explored in ‘The Theory of Games and Economic Behavior’, co-authored by von Neumann and the Austrian economist Oskar Morgenstern. Game theory, which draws upon mathematical logic, set theory and functional analysis, attempts to describe in mathematical terms the decision-making strategies used in games and other competitive situations. … Von Neumann revolutionized mathematical economics. Had he not suffered an early death from cancer in 1957, he most probably would have received the Noble Prize in economics. Several mathematical economists influenced by von Neumann’s ideas [as Nash, Harsanyi and Selten] later received the Nobel Prize in Economics”. (Hook & Norman: Origins of Cyberspace, p.473). OOC 953 [lacking jacket]; Norman 2167. Provenance: With the stamp of the distinguished American mathematician Andrew Mattei Gleason (1921-2008) famous for contributions in solving Hilbert's Fifth Problem and Gleason's theorem. "Gleason won the Newcomb Cleveland Prize from the American Association for the Advancement of Science [in 1952] for his contribution to the solution of the problem. It was, as was stated when the prize was presented to him ‘... an outstanding contribution to science’.” (MacTutor History of Mathematics). He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1956, to the National Academy of Science in 1966, and to the American Philosophical Society in 1977. Gleason's solution to Hilbert's problem [the question of whether all continuous groups are automatically differential groups] partly built on the work by Von Neumann in this field, and in particular on Von Neumann’s important 1933 solution of the problem in the special case of compact groups. Gleason’s theorem, on the uniqueness of measures in quantum mechanics, plays a fundamental role in the analysis of quantum measurement, and was essential to the groundbreaking work done in the 1960’s by John Bell on hidden variable theories of quantum physics; also a problem which Von Neumann worked much on. 8vo: 234 x 155 mm. Original cloth without the rare dust jacket; binding tight and clean. Rubberstamp 'Andrew M. Gleason' to the front free end-paper XVIII, 625, (1) pp. Errata sheet loosely inserted, as issued. Completley clean and fresh throughout. A fine copy.

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        CAHIERS D'ART 1940-1944. Quinzième - dix-neuvième année.

      Paris 1944 - 33x25, 230p (rasgadura en p.81 y 87), nums. fots. b/n en texto y plena pág, 1 reprod. b/n y otra color de Matisse (falta 1 de Picasso), 1 facs. de texto de Picasso a doble pág. Rúst. edit. con sobrecub. transparente, algo deteriorada. Ejemplar nº252. - Reanudación de su publicación, tras el silencio impuesto por la ocupación alemana. Nums. reproducciones de Picasso, Braque, Matisse y otros. Textos de Bacherlard, Bataille, Cassou, Char, Eluard, Lacan, Leiris, Ponge, Prévert, Quenau, Tzara. 1944

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        Anne of Green Gables

      L. C. Page & Company, Boston 1944 - L. M. Montgomery's "Anne of Green Gables". Published by L. C. Page & Company in Boston. Printed in September 1944. The First Impression was published in June 1908. Comes with the rare original dust jacket. The dust jacket is in very good condition with some chipping to the top of the spine and nearby edges. The book is in near fine condition. The cloth boards are in beautiful condition and have been very well preserved by the dust jacket. Christmas gift inscription from 1945 on the front end paper. The front hinge is exposed after the front end paper. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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      L. C. Page [1908/1944], Boston - Montgomery, L(ucy) M(aud). ANNE OF GREEN GABLES. Boston: L. C. Page & Company, Boston, 1944. [859th thousand]. 8vo., 396pp + 2p ads. Publisher's gilt lettered & decorated green cloth with upper cover colour image of Anne pasted on, illustrated throughout by Elizabeth R. Withington. A near fine bright copy, neat book plate on the front pastedown, the text block otherwise tight, clean & free of blemishes. In a very good dustwrapper showing moderate use with a 2" chip at the bottom of the front panel & spine heel. There are seven other books advertised on the back of the dustwrapper. Four Avonlea books by L. M. Montgomery (Anne of Green Gables, Anne Of Avonlea, Chronicles Of Avonlea & Anne Of The Island) and three other novels (Kilmeny Of The Orchard, The Story Girl & The Golden Road). Originally published by page in 1908, Anne has become one of the most sought after collectible books ever published with first editions fetching mid five figure sums. All of the later Page printings of this book are desirable particularly in dustwrappers flaws and all. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Prepared for the Supreme Council of the Thirty-Third Degree for the Southern Jurisdiction of the United States and Published by Authority

      Richmond: L.H. Jenkins, Inc., 1944. Original maroon cloth, gilt, lightly rubbed, else a very good copy Presentation copy from Earl Warren, himself a 33rd degree Scottish Rite Mason and the Grand Master of Masons in California for the 1935-36 term, the presentation ("With the fraternal / regards of / Earl Warren") in blue ink on the frontispiece recto

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        After-Dinner Story

      NY: Lippincott. (1944). A collection of six stories including "Rear Window," basis for the classic Hitchcock film starring Jimmy Stewart and Grace Kelly. Also includes the story "Marihuana." A Queen's Quorum title, and a fragile wartime production, printed on thin, cheap paper. The first page of "Rear Window" (p. 145) has a hinge tear, affecting a couple of letters. Label remnants on front flyleaf; minor watermarks to lower rear board and lower corner of rear pages; a very good in a very good dust jacket with modest edge wear. A very presentable copy of one of the high spots of the mystery novel, according to "Ellery Queen." First Edition. Hardcover.

      [Bookseller: Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA]
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        Dangling Man

      The Vanguard Press, New York 1944 - 191 pages. First edition, first printing. His first book. Reviews of publisher's current offerings on back cover. Fine book with slight off setting from printer's glue on the front and back end papers in a near fine dust jacket with slight wear to the top and bottom of the spine and very slight fading to the spine. A beautiful copy! [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Fireproof Books]
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        FOTOCRONACHE DI MUNARI. Dall'isola dei tartufi al qui pro quo.

      Gruppo Editoriale Domus 1944 In - 8 p., bross. orig. figurata in b.n. e a colori (tracce d?uso), pp. 93,(3), illustrato in b.n. da 123 fotografie dell?autore, disposte in modo da formare una serie di ?racconti? accompagnati da didascalie. Testo e impaginazione di Munari. Importante "edizione originale". Cfr. Maffei ?Munari e i libri?, p. 60. Ben conservato.

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        Dangling Man - 1st Edition/1st Printing

      New York: The Vanguard Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1944. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing in about Near Fine condition with area of abrasion on paste down in dustjacket with only minor wear. Minimal foxing of end papers and some discoloration along the spine; Nobel Prize Laureate Saul Bellow's first novel, written in 1944, in the form of the journal of a young man waiting to be drafted. Due to a series of mix-ups, Joseph is facing a year of idleness. We witness his psychological reactions to his own inactivity while war rages around him and his uneasy insights into the nature of freedom and choice .

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      New York: Vanguard Press, [1944].. Cloth. Faint darkening to spine and endsheets, edges a bit dusty marked, otherwise a very good copy, in corner-worn, somewhat rubbed dust jacket with shallow chips at head and toe of spine, a tiny chip at the lower edge of the front panel, and a diagonal panel of sun-fading to the lower panel. First edition of the author's first book. HANNA 38.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Dangling Man

      Vanguard 1944 - First edition of the author's first book. 8vo. Except for a tiny soil spot at the bottom inside edge of the back cover and a closed tear in the bottom margin of one page, this is a very near fine and quite clean and fresh copy of this fragile book, in a very good fust jacket that shows minimal chipping at spinal extremities, rubbing along back spine edge and a tear in the middle of the front jacket flap. Original price of $2.50 still on front flap of jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Lost Worlds

      Arkham House, Sauk City, Wisconsin 1944 - First edition. Dust jacket illustrated with photos of Smith's sculpture by E. Burt Trimpey. Dust jacket is slightly chipped at extremities but bright and clean. Book fine, dust jacket near fine condition. One of 2000 copies printed. Presentation "With the compliments of Clark Ashton Smith, Auburn Cal., June 4th, 1950" on front free end paper. Signed by Author [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James & Mary Laurie, Booksellers A.B.A.A]
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        Petit Bestiaire. Avec huit eaux-fortes en couleurs par Marie Laurencin

      NRF, Paris 1944 - In-8 (252 x 167 mm), en feuilles sous couverture rempliée, chemise et étui d'éditeur fuchsia. Edition originale, et premier tirage des eaux-fortes de MARIE LAURENCIN. Tirage limité à 358 exemplaires, celui-ci un des 30 premiers sur vélin d'Arches pur fil, contenant deux suites sur Japon Hosho, et enrichi d'un état en décomposition pour chaque illustration (N° 18). (dos de la chemise passé, ainsi qu'une partie de l'étui, décharges, nombreuses piqûres). // Octavo (252 x 167 mm), loose leaves as issued under folded cover, editor fuchsia folder and slipcase. First edition, and first printing of the etchings by MARIE LAURENCIN. Limited printing of 358 copies ; one of the 30 first on "pur fil" Arches paper, containing two series of the illustrations on Hosho Japan paper, and enriched with a decomposition for each of them (Nr 18). (folder spine and part of slipcase faded, some stains left on text in front of the etchings, numerous spots).

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        Petit Bestiaire, avec huit eaux-fortes en couleurs par Marie Laurencin.

      Paris, Gallimard, 1944.. 17x26 cm. 75 p. les eaux-fotes rehausses a la main. Broche, sous chemise et etui originale.. 1/300 exemplaires numerotes (apres 30 expl. sur chine avec suite et 28 expl. hors-commerce. Petite taches sur l'etui, autrement de toute fraicheur

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        Le petit bestiaire - illustrated with 8 original etchings by Marie LAURENCIN

      Librairie Gallimard, NRF, Paris 1944 - Lovely in8 - Size : 7 x 10" limited to 330 copies this one n° 268 illustrated with 8 original color etchings by Marie Laurencin Printed on Arches vellum Complete & Very good condition ASK FOR EXTRA PICTURES [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        A visit to Le Puy-en-Velay

      Cleveland: Rowfant Club, 1944. First edition. <p>A visit to Le Puy-en-Velay. An illustrated diary. xiv, 40, [2]pp. Text illustrations, some in color. Cleveland: The Rowfant Club, 1944. 233 x 154 mm. Original paper-covered boards, white paper spine. Minor spotting on back cover. Embossed ownership stamp of Dr. Franc D. Ingraham.</p><p.No. 183 of 252 copies. A reproduction of the illustrated diary Cushing kept during his trip to Le Puy-en-Velay in the south of France in August 1900. The diary included "a number of exquisite sketches, some in water color, which again exhibited not only [Cushing&#39;s] powers of observations but the growth of his artistic talent" (Fulton, p. 172). </p>

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        During World War II, Air Corps Capt. Ronald Reagan certifies General George C. Marshall?s reassignment of an officer, ordered by Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson, from America?s first intelligence agency, the OSS in Washington, D.C., to his 18th Army Air Force Base Unit in Culver City, California

      Early Typed Document Signed ?Ronald Reagan? as Captain, Air Corps, one page, 8? x 10.5?. Issued by the War Department, Washington, D.C., on October 14, 1944, but signed at a later date at the 18th AAF Base Unit in Culver City, California. A carbon copy on thin paper signed in ink. Staple holes in upper left, two file holes at top. Fine condition. The 33-year-old Air Corp Captain certifies this document as ?A True Copy.? An ?extract? from Special Orders No. 247 issued by General George C. Marshall as Army Chief of Staff by order of the Secretary of War (Henry L. Stimson), concerning 2nd Lieutenant John R. Roberts? assignment to the 18th Army Air Force Base Unit, Culver City, California, from ?O Strategic Services, Washington, D.C.? on October 21, 1944 ?EDCMR? (Effective Date Concerning Morning Report). Certified ?Official? by Major General James A. Ulio, the Adjutant General of the Army. The Office of Strategic Services (OSS), America?s first intelligence agency, forerunner of the CIA, was

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        Die Notizen oder von der unvoreiligen Versöhnung. Erster Band.

      Zürich, Artemis, 1944 - 8°, 477 S., OLwd. m. OU, Tadellos. EA. Ex. Nr. 20/50 der Vorzugsausgabe. Vom Autor im Impressum signiert. Dieses Buch ist «entstanden in den drei Jahren 1934 bis 1936, während denen ich in Holland in der grössten geistigen Einöde lebte.» Mit dem beiliegenden «Druckfehlerberichtigungszettel». 1200 gr. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        First United States Army: Report of Operations, 20 October 1943 - 1 August 1944: [Six Volumes]

      [1944]. First. First edition (two later compilations cover the army&#39;s activities, 1 August 1944 - 22 February 1945 and 23 February - 8 May 1945). Folios. Six volumes (of seven), the annex volumes for this period, complete (lacking volume one which covers primary operations for the period): 236, (1); 243, (4); 279, (2); 280, (4); 297, (1); 245, (1) pp. Illustrated from photographs, many folding maps, charts, and tables for each volume, endpaper maps of northern France. Each volume bears the ownership label of Maj. Fred J. Meyer who in 1955 was attached to the historical division of the army, stationed in Karlsruhe, West Germany. Gilt-stamped blue cloth, "unclassified" labels pasted over the gilt-stamped "secret" on each front cover. Manuscript reclassifications on preliminary pages of each volume and with a "surplus" stamp for each. Portions of an original glassine dustwrapper adhere to three volumes, some damping at the edges of several, and some spine ends a little worn, but a good solid set of the annex volumes for the first First Army report. This portion of the First Army&#39;s record of service in World War II begins after its arrival in Bristol, England, and covers preparations for D-Day, the June 6 1944 assault, and the drive across France to the capture of Paris in August 1944, at which time its commander, General Omar Bradley, was promoted to command the 12th Army Group, being replaced by Lt. General Courtney Hodges. .

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        Strange Fruit. A Novel.

      New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1944 - Octavo. Original dark blue cloth, titles to spine and upper board in white and yellow. With the dust jacket. A little loss of size to lower edges, but overall cloth bright and fresh. An excellent copy in the crisp dust jacket. First edition, first printing of this important novel dealing with interracial romance and lynching in the Southern United States. Immediately controversial, it was banned in a number of cities and prohibited from being mailed through the US Postal Service. Though the title may have been inspired by the Billie Holiday song of the same name, the author reported that she used the term "strange fruit" to describe the way that the culture of racial prejudice twisted and destroyed the lives of everyone it encompassed, black or white. A beautiful copy. [Attributes: First Edition]

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      Privately printed, 1944. - First edition. Original red wrappers, cover title, [5], 74 pp., frontis. (portrait of Dan W. Casement), illustrated, plates, portraits. Inscribed by Casement on the half title page to a family friend. This copy from the library of Clint and Dot Josey and with their inked signature on the front inside cover and their penciled notation at the top of last page. Also the penciled notation of collector Larry Myers on the last page below the Josey notation. Laid-in to this copy is a newspaper article dated June 10, 1952 advising of Casement's recognition by the Kiwanis Club, a copy of the guest editorial, and a newspaper clipping advising of Casement's death on March 7, 1953. Also laid-in is a 1952 Christmas card that pictures Dan Casement. HERD 427 says, "Rare." "The story of a successful cattleman." Lightly rubbed along spine and to the covers, else a very good copy housed in the original four-point cloth case with titles stamped in silver gilt on the spine. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: BUCKINGHAM BOOKS, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Out of the Burma night : being the fantastic journey through the wilderness of the Hukawng Valley and the forest clad mountains of the Naga tribes people at the time of the Japanese invasion of Burma

      Calcutta : Thacker Spink and Co. 1944 - Physical description. : [10], 154 p. , 4p. Of pls : map. Subject: World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Burma. World War, 1939-1945 - Burma. Fine cloth copy in a near-fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 154 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: MW Books Ltd]
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        DEBURAU - Eaux-fortes originales de Michel Ciry

      Voir nos visuels, Edition tirée à 315 ex., celui-ci sur vélin pur chiffon Lana (n°114), compagnie française des arts graphiques, 268p, 1944. 6 belles eaux-fortes en pleine page par Michel Ciry (les cuivres ont été rayés). Typographie en couleurs (noir, rouge et vert). Fort In-4 en ff., couv. impr. rempliée (sans chemise ni étui), intérieur bien blanc. Rare et bel ex. Envoi soigné.(E31) D'autres Guitry illustrés dans notre boutique.

      [Bookseller: Libri Relives]
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        Vía Aurea . Poema . Con ilustraciones expresamente hechas para esta obra por : Honorio García Condoy ,Pedro Pruna ,Joan Miró ,Emilio Grau Sala ,Alfredo Sisquella y Jean Cocteau .

      Editorial : Entregas de Poesia . 1944 - Barcelona 1944 . Encuad : Nueva encuadernacion en media piel con dorados en plano y lomo, conserva cubiertas originales en rústica . Tema : Poesia . Nueva encuad. muy esmerada . 16 x 24cms. 107pag. con láminas . Tirada numerada de 200 ejemplares, ejemplar Nº 110 firmado por el autor . Libro en buen estado .

      [Bookseller: montgiber]
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      London: Collins The Crime Club 1944 - First edition, first printing. Original cloth in dustwrapper. A near fine copy, the red cloth clean and the binding square and tight. The contents are without inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the very good rubbed and nicked original dustwrapper that has several internal repairs to short closed tears. Not price-clipped but with the publisher&#146;s later label over the clearly visible 8s 6d net price to the front flap. Very scarce in dustwrapper. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: LUCIUS BOOKS (ABA, ILAB, PBFA)]
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      - Lausanne, André Gonin, 1944 et 1946. En feuilles : . 2 volumes illustrés de 9 (sur 11) et 10 (sur 11) eaux-fortes originales de Marcel North ainsi que 2 dessins originaux. Les 3 gravures apparemment manquantes sont remplacées par 3 tirages sur papier de Chine. Couvertures rempliées vertes. Chemises-étuis de l'éditeur en demi-parchemin. Minimes traces d'usage sur les chemises-étuis, sinon ensemble en bon état. Une des 250 paires d'ouvrages sur Vergé du Marais à la forme (n° 86), signé par l'éditeur et l'illustrateur. [Attributes: Signed Copy]

      [Bookseller: Librairie de l'Univers]
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        Voyages de Gulliver dans des contrées lointaines. Eaux-fortes originales de Marcel North. Collection des Flambeaux. 2 volumes. Tome 1: Voyage à Lilliput. 11 eaux-fortes.Tome 2: Gulliver chez les Houynhnms. 11 eaux-fortes.

      Gonin 1944-1946, Lausanne, - 173 + 216pages, en feuilles, couvertures rempliées, couvertures demi-parchemin sous emboîtage, manque le haut d?un emboîtage.Exemplaire numéroté sur papier vergé du Marais à la forme 206/250.

      [Bookseller: Bouquinerie du Varis]
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