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        The Road to Serfdom

      Chicago. Chicago University Press, 1944. First edition, third printing. In Good condition, in original third printing dust jacket, with statement of "Third Large Printing" on front dust jacket flap, and with the original price of $2.75 in tact. Printed just one month after the first printing. In Good condition. Pages are lightly age toned, and many show evidence of erased pencil from the margins, and there are two small check marks written in pen that remain in margins as well. Cloth shows light rubbing and sunning, with three tiny areas of discoloration to the rear board. The dust jacket is fragile, showing chipping, loss, with a split forming along the fold at the rear flap. Rare early printing in original dust jacket.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        The Road To Serfdom.

      Dymock's Book Arcade, Sydney 1944 - First Australian edition of one of the most influential and popular expositions of classical liberalism published. Octavo, original cloth. A very good copy in a very good dust jacket that has some tape reinforcement to the verso. "Hayek has written one of the most important books of our generation. It restates for our time the issue between liberty and authority with the power and rigor of reasoning that John Stuart Mill stated in his great essay, 'On Liberty'" (Hazlitt, 82). [I]n my opinion it is a grand book. . . . Morally and philosophically I find myself in agreement with virtually the whole of it: and not only in agreement with it, but in deeply moved agreement" (John Maynard Keynes). The Road To Serfdom placed fourth on the list of the 100 best non-fiction books of the twentieth century by National Review magazine. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        GRAPHIS. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GRAPHIC ART AND APPLIED ART

      Zurich: Amstut & Herdeg Graphic Press, 1944 - 1961. A complete run of the first seventeen years, containing 98 issues, in original, excellent condition, housed in their original red cloth solander cases, each with a full index inside cover. Accompanied by 65 of the next 77 issues (#99 -176) for the years 1962 - 1975. These are without cases but are in excellent condition, with all covers clean and intact. From the library of Alexander Girard, noted American designer. A beautiful, near complete run of the first 31 years of this influential magazine.

      [Bookseller: Margolis & Moss ABAA/ILAB]
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        Christmas Card for 1944. SIGNED BY DONITZ IN 1944

      1944 - Single sheet of stout card measuring approx. 4.5 x 7.5 inches (12.0 x 19.0 cms), obverse with gilt edges printed with the insignia of 'Admiral Inspector of the Fleet' in gilt and black and seasonal text in black; reverse blank. The seasonal text, SIGNED BY DONITZ IN BLUE INK , reads 'Grossadmiral Donitz dankt fur die guten Wunsche zum Weihachtsfest und zum neuen jahr und erwidert sie herzlich'. Grossadmiral Karl Donitz (1871-1980), German naval leader and Hitler's successor, commanded the Kriegsmarine during the latter half of WWII and is remembered particularly for his promotion of the U-boat offensive. He also served as Reichspraesident following Hitler's suicide in April 1945. Having authorised the German surrender he became a prisoner-of-war of the British and was sentenced to ten years' imprisonment for war crimes (primarily for ordering unrestricted submarine warfare). Following his release from Spandau in October 1956, Donitz's reputation underwent a degree of rehabilitation and he took considerable pains to answer correspondence and to provide autographs when required (including a facsimile for historians and collectors of the Articles of Surrender which he co-signed with Montgomery). HOWEVER, DOCUMENTS SIGNED BY DONITZ DURING THE WAR YEARS ARE SCARCE. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        THE ISLAND OF ADVENTURE

      Macmillan & Co. Ltd. 1944 - 1st 1944. Nearly fine condition in a good dustwrapper. Cream pictorial cloth. The first book in the "Adventure" series. 326 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine & corners very slightly bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A beautiful, bright, clean copy. Pictorial wrapper is torn with loss at corners, base of spine, and top half of spine is missing. Loss disguised with photocopy beneath, otherwise wrapper is just very slightly browned and quite bright & clean. Exceptionally scarce in original wrapper. [S] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        The Island Of Adventure (SIGNED by author)

      Macmillan & Co. Ltd, London 1944 - 8vo, 327pp. Inscribed & SIGNED by author. Publisher's original pictorial cloth boards, sand coloured background with red and black picture, titles to front board and titles plus cockatoo to spine. Some minor chipping to spine tips, general light soiling to upper board particularly a mark below the "AD" of Adventure, around the lower spine and around "ENID" at the bottom of the upper board. The bottom fore edge corners are a little rubbed through. The binding is very tight and square. Internally, the pages are very clean with only the occasional spot throughout. The front free endpaper is inscribed and SIGNED as follows: 'Anne, love from Enid Blyton'. The original dust jacket is unclipped showing the original price of 7s 6d. The spine is very lightly toned with up to 5mm loss at the spine tips and a closed tear at foot of spine. Two closed tears around the upper fore edge and a rubbed vertical line on both fore edges. There are some light creases with tiny chips along the top edge of the jacket (more so on the rear panel) and a couple of very light spots on the rear panel. Overall, a very good+ copy with the author's signature. If you would like any further information or images, please do not hesitate to contact us. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: The Bookshelf Online]
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        THE ISLAND OF ADVENTURE

      Macmillan & Co. Ltd. 1944 - 1st 1944. Very good condition in a dustwrapper in fair condition. Cream pictorial cloth. The first book in the "Adventure" series. 326 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Bottom 2.5" of spine are darkened/damp marked; a few other grubby marks to covers, with a little foxing. Inscription in ink to front endpaper (dated 1944); part of ink name has transferred across to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins internally. Binding is nice and tight. Pictorial wrapper is quite damaged, with front flap at one time being completely detached, but has been stuck back on with browning sticky tape. Bottom 2.5" of wrapper spine is missing and partially repaired with tape. Other splits and tears to wrapper down edges, with a couple of repairs - otherwise, showing signs of chipping. Front panel illustration is still bright (apart from tape). Still a collectable copy of this 1st edition. [S] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA]
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        The Charterhouse of Parma

      New York: Liveright Publishing Corporation. (1944). Reprint (stated "Black and Gold Label Edition"). Translated by C.K. Scott Moncrieff. Two volumes in one. Spine lettering rubbed, endpapers a little dusty, about very good, lacking the dustwrapper. Nicely Inscribed by John Berryman, entirely in his hand, as a gift from him and his wife, Eileen Simpson: "Betty, happy birthday with love. John & Eileen. 22 June 1949." .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        LA NUOVA EUROPA, settimanale di politica e letteratura - 1944-1946 - TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO, Roma, Tip. de Il Giornale d'Italia, 1944

      - Unico volume ril. mz. tela, leggere rifilature e piccoli restauri. Formato giornale (30 x 42) bs. pp. 12 per esemplare. Importante settimanale del primo dopoguerra, con tutte le problematiche legate alla rinascita, ma anche con tutta la enorme spinta "del fare", brillantemente diretto da Luigi Salvatorelli, contenente scritti di politica, letteratura italiana e straniera, cinema , teatro, arte, di molti uomini politici, saggisti e letterati del tempo quali Allason Barbara, Antoni Carlo, Argan Giulio Carlo, Bellonci Goffredo, Bontempelli Massimo, Brancati Vitaliano, Buonaiuti Ernesto, Cajumi Arrigo, Calamandrei, Carocci Alberto, Codignola Ernesto, Croce Benedetto, De Benedetti Giacomo, De Feo Sandro, De Ruggero Guido, Einaudi Luigi, Flora Francesco, Jovine Francesco, Levi Alessandro, Linati Carlo, Marchesi Concetto, Mila Massimo,Moravia Alberto, Morra Umberto, Pavese Cesare, Onofri Fabrizio, Palazzeschi Aldo, Pancrazi Piero, Pepe Gabriele, Piovene Guido, Ragghianti Carlo, Rosati Salvatore, Rossi G. Vittorio, Saba Umberto, Sinisgalli Leonardo, Stuparich Gianni, Sturzo Don Luigi, Tecchi Bonaventura, Terracini Enrico, Toesca Paolo, Treves Piero, Trompeo Pietro Paolo, Valeri Diego, Valgimigli Manara, Valiani Leo, Venturi Lionello, Vigolo Giorgio, Vinciguerra Mario, Visentini Gino. Tutti uomini accomunati dal desiderio di RICOSTRUZIONE materiale e morale (alcuni legati a Giustizia e Libert? ) Dopo le critiche al regime finito, viene auspicata la ripresa economica e morale dell'Europa e viene promosso il Movimento federalista europeo, con spirito lungimirante e costruttivo. Collezione completa dal n. 1 del 10 dicembre 1944 al numero 11 del 17 marzo 1946 - totale 66 numeri - Unico volume ben rilegato

      [Bookseller: Ferraguti service s.a.s. - Rivisteria]
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        Emaux et Camées. Eaux-fortes originales de Paulette Humbert.

      Paris : Editions littéraires de France (impr. Masson-Regnault à Levallois-Perret) (1944) - In-4, 282 x 190 : 140 pp., (2 ff. dern. bl.), 24 pl., couverture imprimée. En feuilles, couverture rempliée, étui, boîte. — Belle édition illustrée de 24 eaux-fortes originales de Paulette Humbert. « Que de charmants paysages l'on découvre dans Emaux et Camées. Cette fumée qui monte détachant sa svelte blancheur sur le gris profond des nuages( ) Ne pare-t-elle pas d'un charme bien romantique ces affinités secrètes de Gautier ? ( ) Ce qui caractérise l'œuvre de P. Humbert, c'est qu'elle est harmonieuse par l'unité de son inspiration dont rien ne la distrait, parce qu'elle possède un genre et un talent d'une sensibilité très personnelle". P. Mornand. Vingt artistes du Livre. pp. 111 à 124. Tirage limité à 350 exemplaires lettrés ou numérotés ; celui-ci est l'un des 20 exemplaires lettrés sur papier pur chiffon à barbes des papeteries de Lana, second tirage après deux exemplaires sur japon nacré, contenant un dessin original de l'artiste et le cuivre correspondant ainsi qu'une suite des eaux-fortes.

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        Majoliques Italiennes

      Barry, Lyon 1944 - In 4 à l' italienne, demi reliure de chagrin rouge, dos à nerfs orné, 48 planches mises en couleurs au pochoir. Quelques légères rousseurs, manque la page de faux-titre sinon bon exemplaire de ce livre rare et recherché. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: La Basse Fontaine]
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        Walt Disney War Bond Certificate,

      U. S. Gvernment Printing Office, Washington 1944 - Single sheet on heavy paper 8 by 10 inches. Captioned "United States Treasury War Finance Committee" and framed with Disney characters in full color: The Seven Dwarfs, Mickey, Pinocchio, Donald, a Pig, Goofy, Bambi, Cleo, Donald's nephews, Thumper, José Carioca, Pluto and Bambi's mother. This is the genuine government printing on cream colored paper; Donald's eyes are correctly printed; the paper is watermarked with the US Eagle. Completed on April 25, 1945, by Sarah Carey as a gift form Agnes Curran Dietrick to John J. Dietrick Jr. A tiny old blemish just below Mickey else this is a fine example. Scarce. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA]
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        The Dark Page

      Duell Sloane and Pearce, New York 1944 - A good copy of the stated second printing in a poor dust-jacket, warmly inscribed (with a self-portrait) and signed by Fuller in pencil on the front free endpaper. Binding is solid, but shows some shelf-wear along the bottom edges. The dust-jacket is missing a section along the top eighth of the front panel, and is abraded visibly in several spots midway down the spine. There is an intact tear along the upper edge of the rear panel. Protected by Brodart cover. Despite the decidedly poor condition of the jacket this is a stunning volume, given the lovely inscription, which renders it quite rare. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Works on Paper]
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        The Percy Letters: Correspondence with Edmond Malone Richard Farmer Thomas Warton David Dalrymple Lord Hailes Evan Evans George Paton William Shenstone John Pinkerton Robert Anderson edited by Tillotson Smith Brooks Robinson Dennis Falconer. NINE [9] VOLS

      Louisiana State University Press, Yale University Press, Baton Rouge, and New Haven 1944 - Nine volumes. [Baton Rouge]: Louisiana State University Press, & New Haven: Yale University Press, 1944 - 1988. All volumes first impression. Uniformly bound in original cloth in slightly differing shades, as issued. Endpapers to several volumes neatly renewed. Two volumes are ex-college library copies, stamped at all edges of textblock, with several discreet internal markings & shelf-mark to foot of spine very neatly concealed. A very good, clean text. (**PLEASE READ CAREFULLY** - This is a heavy/overweight book, therefore additional postage will be charged - To order this book PLEASE CONTACT US for a prior shipping quote and for further information). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: JAMES HAWKES]
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        10 Photos of Milton Wolff's Family

      1944 - Ten matted black and white photos. Measuring 11" x 14". Fine fresh photos in near fine mats with some toning, scattered wear at the corners, and ink dates (some written over existing pencil dates). All Signed by Jacobi on the mounts. A collection of photos of the wife and children of Milton Wolff, a social activist and the ninth commander of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade of North American volunteers who served during the Spanish Civil War. Jacobi, an emigre who fled Hitler's Germany, was a prolific photographer known for her portraiture of the most important people of her time including, to name just a few, Albert Einstein, Marc Chagall, Paul Robeson, Robert Frost, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the iconic photo of J.D. Salinger that appears on the first edition of *The Catcher in the Rye*. The portraits here were taken in late June of 1944 while Milton Wolff was overseas fighting in World War II. The pictures feature two shots of Anne Wolff; two of her daughter; five of her daughter and son; and one of all three together. Each a wonderful example of Jacobi's work as a photographer.

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Georgie.

      Doubleday Doran and Co. Junior Books. Garden City, New York (1944) - First Edition stated on title page. Oblong Octavo, Original illustrated boards and dustjacket. A perennial grade school reading list classic, Georgie is one of the mostly widely read ghost stories. This copy with unglazed boards. Extremely scarce first edition of this classic children's story and first in the Georgie series. Near Fine, with only lightest signs of wear, short contemporary gift inscription at front free endpaper, in original Very Good plus price-clipped dustjacket with "manufactured under war time conditions" notice at lower front flap, few edge nicks and short closed tears, small chip at lower spine end. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Babylon Revisited Rare Books]
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        La découverte de la Chine par les portugais au XVIème siècle et la cartographie des portulans. Avec des notes de toponymie chinoise par Paul Pelliot. Avec XXIII planches et trois tableaux dont un en grand format.

      E.J. Brill 1944 - Albert Kammerer. La découverte de la Chine par les portugais au XVIème siècle et la cartographie des portulans. Avec des notes de toponymie chinoise par Paul Pelliot. Avec XXIII planches et trois tableaux dont un en grand format. Leiden, E.J. Brill, 1944. Grand in-8 broché, IX+260pp. Bien complet de ses planches et de son tableau dépliant. Supplément au vol. XXXIX de la revue T'Oung Pao. Couverture un peu défraichie : quelques légères rousseurs, ainsi que sur les tranches, une petite déchirure sur la coiffe supérieure. Rare. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Rometti Vincent ]
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        MERCURIO, mensile di politica e arte (1944-1948) diretto da Alba De Cespedes . TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO, Roma, Darsena, 1944

      - Formato 13,5 x 21 con copertine celesti e scritte in nero (elenchi dei collaboratori). Ebbe sempre un marcato impegno antifascista e fu fondata e diretta da ALBA DE CESPEDES. Redattore capo Gino De Sanctis, poi Agostino Degli Espinosa. L'editore iniziale fu DARSENA di Roma, poi da aprile '46 edizioni Crero ed infine dal gennaio '48 Edizioni Aspra. L'impegno non era solo politico ma anche culturale e ciò è sottolineato dal notevole valore e partecipazione numerosa degli scrittori ed uomini politici che vi scrissero (nel fervore della ricostruzione e delle iniziative del dopoguerra) : Accrocca, Aleramo Sibilla, Alvaro, Anceschi, Angioletti, Argan, Bartolini, Barzini jr., Bellonci, Benco, Berlinguer, Bigiaretti, Buonaiuti, Camilleri, Cardarelli, Carli , Croce, D'Amico S., De Angelis, De Benedetti, De Cespedes, De Libero, De Ruggiero, Deledda, Ferrara, Flora, Garosci, Gigante, Ginzburg, Giusso, Gorresio, Grimaldi, Hemingway, Kafka, La Torre, Lattes, Lo Gatto,Lupinacci, Manzini, Marchesi, Maugham, Mila Massimo, Momigliano, Monelli, Moravia, Nenni, Omodeo, Orlando, Palazzeschi, Parronchi, Patroni, Pepe, Piovene, Praz, Puccini G., Quasimodo, Saba Umberto, Salvatorelli, Sanminiatelli, Saragat, Sartre, Savinio, Sforza, Shaw, Silone, Sinisgalli, Spadolini, Stuparich, Tecchi Bonaventura, Tobino, Tomajuoli, Trompeo, Ungaretti, Valgimigli ed altri. Collezione completa dal n. 1 del 1 settembre 1944 al n. 36-39 La raccolta è a fascicoli sciolti in buone condizioni.

      [Bookseller: Ferraguti service s.a.s. - Rivisteria]
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        POESIA, QUADERNI INTERNAZIONALI diretti da ENRICO FALQUI (1944-1946 TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO), Roma poi Milano, Nuove edizioni italiane poi Mondadori, 1944

      - 'importante rivista, con la illuminata regia di ENRICO FALQUI, e sotto la spinta rinnovatrice del primo dopoguerra che aveva aperto orizzonti e speranze, pubblicò sotto forma antologica molti testi di poesia italiana e straniera di autori contemporanei e classici, saggi critici e traduzioni, con un taglio "moderno e nuovo". Notevoli erano, tra i primi veramente liberi dopo la fine della guerra, gli scritti di Bacchelli, Bassani, Bertolucci, Bigongiari, Bo, Gadda, Luzi, Montale, Palazzeschi, Pasolini, Pavese, Rebora, Quasimodo, Ungaretti, Saba, Sbarbaro, Tobino. La periodicit? è stata spesso irregolare e l'ultimo quaderno uscito è il numero IX del Dicembre 1948 a distanza di circa un anno dal precedente numero VIII. I numeri sono in brossura in condizioni accettabili. NUM. 1 (gennaio 1945) cop. illustrata formato 14 x 22 pp.1-231 NUM. 2 (maggio 1945) " " formato 14 x 22 pp. 232-491 La rivista si trasferisce a Milano e l'editore diventa MONDADORI (collana all'insegna della Medusa): NUM. III-IV (gennaio 1946) cop. bianco.rossa (11,5 x 19.5) pp. 380 NUM. V (luglio 1946 ) " " pp. 276 NUM. VI (marzo 1947 ) " " pp. 245 NUM. VII (giugno 1947 ) " " pp. 249 NUM. VIII (ottobre 1947 ) " " pp. 244 NUM. IX (dicembre 1948) " " pp. 317 la collezione viene offerta a

      [Bookseller: Ferraguti service s.a.s. - Rivisteria]
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        10 Photos of Milton Wolff's Family

      1944. Ten matted black and white photos. Measuring 11" x 14". Fine fresh photos in near fine mats with some toning, scattered wear at the corners, and ink dates (some written over existing pencil dates). All Signed by Jacobi on the mounts. A collection of photos of the wife and children of Milton Wolff, a social activist and the ninth commander of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade of North American volunteers who served during the Spanish Civil War. Jacobi, an emigre who fled Hitler's Germany, was a prolific photographer known for her portraiture of the most important people of her time including, to name just a few, Albert Einstein, Marc Chagall, Paul Robeson, Robert Frost, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the iconic photo of J.D. Salinger that appears on the first edition of The Catcher in the Rye. The portraits here were taken in late June of 1944 while Milton Wolff was overseas fighting in World War II. The pictures feature two shots of Anne Wolff; two of her daughter; five of her daughter and son; and one of all three together. Each a wonderful example of Jacobi's work as a photographer. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        THREE YOUNG RATS AND OTHER RHYMES DRAWINGS BY

      New York: Published by Curt Valentin, 1944.. Large quarto. Cloth and pictorial boards. Illustrated with 85 drawings by the author. A bit of foxing and dusting in the upper spine corners of the prelims and terminal leaves, faint tanning to verso of free endsheet and facing blank, canary yellow boards a bit tanned at extreme edges, upper forecorners slightly bumped, otherwise a very good copy, with the panels of the imperfect dust jacket laid in. First edition. Edited with an introduction by James Johnson Sweeney. An out-of-series, unnumbered copy, from (or in addition to) 700 copies printed on Arnold Unbleached paper, from a total edition of 760 copies printed at the Golden Eagle Press in Granjon types. This copy bears an elaborate December 1951 inscription "with love" from Calder to his neighbors, incorporating their earlier 1944 ownership inscription, embellished with three large ink drawings, being portraits of the recipients and their son. Signed "Sandy Calder."

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Sempre en Galiza.

      Edición "As Burgas"., Buenos Aires. 1944 - 1ª edición. 422 págs. Adro por el autor datado en 1935.Dedicatoria autógrafa del autor.Abundantes manchas en las cubiertas originales y bordes.Papel oscurecido. Excelente encuadernación actual con el lomo en piel y puntas en pergamino. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        HOLOGRAPH ENVELOPE BEARING RARE WAX SEAL OF ALEISTER CROWLEY. Signed

      Aylesbury, 11 AM 28 JLY Bucks: Publisher, 1944 Aleister Crowley, [Edward Alexander Crowley, 1875 / 1947]. British occultist, writer, mountaineer, poet, Mystic, Magician & Yogi. The most influential member of several occult organizations, including the Golden Dawn & [O.T.O.] Ordo Templi Orientis. Best known today for his occult writings, especially The Book of the Law, the central sacred text of Thelema. Envelope, Signed 666. Aylesbury, 11 AM 28 JLY 1944 Bucks - with his very rare, personal Egyptian cartouche wax seal bearing the symbols of a papyrus stalk, water, a serpent, & ankh, [Recto]In His Hand]: "Rt. Rev Dr. W.B. Crow c/o Geo. H. Brook Esq. Commons Lodge, Lepton in Huddersfield W. Yorks" "P.S. I should also be glad of a list - as long as possible - of all the "fabulous" beings from leprechauns & kelpies to nymphs & reads. Just the names. 666". The Egyptian cartouche wax seal (measures 1" x 1 1/4") & is dark red brick in colour. Very Rare. The envelope is creatively mounted over a strong black & white image of AC; archivally double matted, double glazed for viewing both sides with gold filet in an elegant wood frame, glazed to an overall size of: 13" 1/4 x 16" 1/4 [7" 1/2 x 10" 1/2] .. Signed by Author. Original Autographed Letters & Documents. Framed & Glazed.

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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. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Wsrod Wariatow. Pamietnik z 10 miesiecy [.] w Anglii od dn. 14 wrzesnia 1943 do dn. 21 lipca 1944 r. [.]

      [b.m.]: [b.w.], [b.r.]. - Notka wydawnicza: [b.m.]: [b.w.], [b.r.].; Wymiar bloku: 33cm.; Naklad: 0; Uwagi: Zofia Zalewska z Borakowskich (26.10.1895 Strzalki pow. Rawicz - 21.03.1974 Londyn) dziennikarka (studia ukonczyla w Warszawie w 1925 roku), dzialaczka spoleczna i polityczna zwiazana od 1919 z Narodowa Organizacja Kobiet, dzialala w roznych organizacjach zwiazanych z ruchem narodowym i katolickim pracujac zawodowo w kilku gazetach i czasopismach, do Sejmu III kadencji weszla 13.12.1933 (na miejsce zmarlego F. Marianskiego) jako posel z ramienia Stronnictwa Narodowego (kadencja trwala do 1935), w 1939 uciekla z Polski na Wschod, dwukrotnie uciekla z radzieckiego wiezienia, w latach 1940-1945 zasiadala w Radzie Narodowej RP w Paryzu i Londynie, po wojnie na emigracji gdzie opublikowala kilka drobnych prac (informacja glownie w oparciu o: "Kto byl kim w Drugiej Rzeczypospolitej" Warszawa Polska Oficyna Wydawnicza "BGW" 1994 pod red. Jacka M. Majchrowskiego poz. 1650 s.483). Ciekawy polemiczny (wrecz rozrachunkowy) pamietnik autorki z pobytu na leczeniu dla osob nerwowo chorych w Pinker, a potem Northampton, gdzie faktycznie (choc bezprawnie) pozbawiono ja wolnosci. Ciekawy portret srodowiska emigracyjnego w tym lekarskiego, cytaty z korespondencji z innymi osobami z elity politycznej emigracji, m.in. podnosi kryminalne zarzuty wobec innych osob. Autorka nie zdolala opublikowac swej pracy drukiem "Wobec trudnosci z drukiem ksiazek w Anglii, Pamietnik ukazuje sie chwilowo w niniejszej formie; jako zbior materialow dla oswietlenia sprawy". Bibliografia "Polonica zagraniczne Bibliografia z okres od wrzesnia 1939 do 1955 roku. T.1-5 Warszawa Biblioteka Narodowa 1975-2003 nie notuje tej pozycji. Ciekawy przyczynek dotyczacy zycia emigracji w Wielkiej Brytanii. Karty luzem, slad piora i olowka. Pozycja w stanie wiecej niz dobrym.; Strony: IV, 56, 3s.; Kategorie tematyczne: historia Polski emigracja wspomnienia / history of Poland emmigration memoirs / Geschichte Polens Emigration Erinnerungen;

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        Monarquia Indiana

      Salvador Chávez Hayhoe, Mexico City 1944 - 3 volumes: xl+768+[lxvii] pages with folding map and index; xiii+623+lxvi pages; [x]+634+xliv pages; Quarto (12" x 8 1/4") bound in full leather with gilt decorative lettering to spine and board to boards. From the library of George M Foster. 3d edition. Juan de Torquemada was born between 1557 and 1565 and arrived in New Spain as a child. He studied philosophy and Nahuatl at the convent Grande de San Francisco in Mexico City, where he was ordained in 1579. In 1582 he moved to the convent of Santiago Tlatelolco, and he was made guardian of that convent in 1600. He also took over the administration of the Colegio de Santa Cruz de Tlatelolco. Beginning in 1604 he traveled continually on the business of his order. He was guardian of the convents of Zacatlán (in the mountains of Puebla) and Tlaxcala. In 1607, during the terrible flood of Mexico City, he was asked by Viceroy Juan de Mendoza y Luna, marqués de Montesclaros to reconstruct the calzadas (carriageways) of Chapultepec, Misterios to Tepeyac and San Cristóbal and the dams of Zumpango and Citlaltépetl, although he was not an engineer. In 1609 he was named chronologist of the Franciscan Order. In 1610 Torquemada oversaw construction of the monastery and church of Santiago Tlatelolco. Its interior featured a grandiose altarpiece decorated with paintings by Baltasar de Echave Orio surrounding a hand-carved relief of Santiago, but this was destroyed soon afterwards. In 1614 Torquemada was elected provincial superior of the Order of St. Francis in Mexico.[2] He held this position until 1617. He died suddenly in the church of Santiago Tlatelolco in 1624, while singing matins. Juan de Torquemada was born between 1557 and 1565 and arrived in New Spain as a child. He studied philosophy and Nahuatl at the convent Grande de San Francisco in Mexico City, where he was ordained in 1579. In 1582 he moved to the convent of Santiago Tlatelolco, and he was made guardian of that convent in 1600. He also took over the administration of the Colegio de Santa Cruz de Tlatelolco. His main work is Los veintiún libros rituales i monarchia indiana con el origen y guerras de los Indios Occidentales, de sus poblaciones, descubrimientos, conquista, conversión y otras cosas maravillosas de la misma tierra (The Twenty-one Ritual Books and Indian Monarchy With the Origin and Wars of the West Indians, of Their Populations, Discoveries, Conquest, Conversion and Other Marvelous Things of the Same Land, usually known as Monarchia Indiana) (3 volumes, Seville, 1615). The first edition is rare, but the work was reprinted in Madrid in 1723 and again in a facsimile edition by Salvador Chávez Hayhoe in 1943-44. This was the only New Spain chronicle of its time known to contemporaries. Works of Toribio de Benavente Motolinia, Bernardino de Sahagún, Gerónimo de Mendieta, Diego Muñoz Camargo and others were not available for centuries. The book is tedious to read because of its theological digressions, contradictions and anachronisms. Nevertheless, it gathers together a large quantity of information taken from Indigenous pictographs and manuscripts and from Franciscan and other Catholic scholars. Torquemada interviewed old Indigenous people about their ancestors and recorded their oral traditions. The Monarchia Indiana is the best work on what was known of the Indigenous past at the beginning of the seventeenth century. It is considered an especially important source on the Totonac, Pipil and Nicoya cultures. George McClelland Foster, Jr born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on October 9, 1913, died on May 18, 2006, at his home in the hills above the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, where he served as a professor from 1953 to his retirement in 1979, when he became professor emeritus. His contributions to anthropological theory and practice still challenge us; in more than 300 publications, his writings encompass a wide diversity of topics, including acculturation, long-term fieldwork, peasant economies, [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Alcoholics Anonymous

      New York: Works Publishing, Inc., June 1944. First edition. Hardcover. Ex-Library/new/Reproduction. Sixth Printing. Ex-Library book in NEAR FINE condition. Book has library stamps on first blank page and on second title page. Cataloging information also on title page. Library card pocket glued to last blank page. An inscription written to previous owner on first blank page. In spite of all described book has been very well preserved. Comes with NEW reprodcution dust jacket.

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        A Visit To Le Puy-en-Velay An Illustrated Diary

      Cleveland: The Rowfant Club 1944 - 6 1/4 in. x 9 3/8in. xiv + 3-40 pp. + colophon, color frontispiece and 30 other black & white or color illustrations based on sketches, photographs, etc. [Colophon]: "Two hundred fifty-two copies of this book have been printed for The Rowfant Club by the George Banta Publishing Company Menasha, Wisconsin. This is number 31." Printed on a high quality, watermarked (Alverstoke) paper. White paper spine with title in dark blue and blue paper-covered boards with title and reproduction of Cushing's signature on the front cover. Fine copy, with the rare printed prospectus laid in. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Pages from a Diary written in nineteen hundred and thirty

      Cuala Press, Dublin, 1944 - One of 280 numbered copies Fine copy [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Jama

      (Bari) 1944 - Ivan Goran Kovacic (Lukovdol, Gorski Kotar, 21. 3. 1913. - okolica Foce, 13. 7. 1943.), bio je jedan od najznacajnih hrvatskih pjesnika, pripovjedac, esejist i kritik prve polovice 20-tog stoljeca. 1942. godine prikljucuje se partizanima, sudjeluje u napornim marsevima po Bosni, ali istodobno intenzivno pise; koncem lipnja i pocetkom srpnja 1943. nalazi se u istocnobosanskom selu Vrbici skrivajuci se od cetnika, koji su ga i ubili 13. srpnja u blizini Foce. Njegov grob ostao je nepoznat, bas onako kako je bio pozelio (pjesma-epitaf Moj grob). Najznacajnije Kovacicevo djelo i ujedno i jedno od najznacajnijih djela hrvatske knjizevnosti, poema "Jama", nastala je iz osjecaja duboke intelektualne i eticke odgovornosti koja osudjuje fasisticke zlocine pocinjene od strane Ustasa za vrijeme drugog svjetskog rata. Tiskanje ovog 1. izdanja "Jame" je dovrseno je 16. 9. 1944. u Bariju, Italija. Predgovor je napisao Ivo Frol (str 3 - 8), zatim slijedi sama poema (str. 9 - 22), a na kraju pod inicijalima I.F. nalaze se napomene o nekim izmjenama, o manje jasnim mjestima i neobicnijim rijecima u "Jami" (str 30 - 32). Tiskano na hrvatskom jeziku, 32 stranice. Originalno je izdanje u mekom uvezu, i kompletno je uscuvano. Uvezano u tvrdi uvez radi zastite orignalnog izdanja. Na naslovnoj stranici par mrlja od tinte i malo zadrapljni gornji desni ugao, takodjer originalni uvez zasticen i lijepljivom trakom preko hrbta, ostalo u dobrom stanju. Ovo je jedno od najznacajnijih antifasistickih djela u evropskoj knjizevnosti i prevedeno je na mnoge jezike. Izuzetno rijetko izdanje, samo jedan primjerak u NSK. ******************************************************************************************************* Ivan Goran Kovacic (21 March 1913 - 13 July 1943) was a prominent Croatian poet and writer of the 20th century. He was born in Lukovdol, Croatia as Ivan Kovacic. His middle name Goran stems from that ("goran" meaning "hill-man"). During World War II, he joined the Partisan forces. His best known work is "Jama" (The Pit), which ranks among the most celebrated Croatian poems ever written. He penned it during the war, while in service near the city of Livno, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The poem was written out of intellectual and ethical responsibility that condemns fascist atrocities committed by the Ustase. Ivan Goran Kovacic was killed by Serbian Chetnik troops in an east-Bosnian village of Vrbica near Foca on July 13, 1943. His grave is unknown. This poem was printed in Bari. Italy on September 16, 1944. Introduction and foreword with explanations and clarifications of the poem by Ivo Frol. In Croatian, 32 pages. The original edition is in softcover and hardcover is put for the protection of the original edition. On title page some ink marks, upper right corner a bit torn, also a safety ribbon on the spine of the original edition, othervise in good condition. This is one of the most important anti-fascist work in European litarature and it's translated to many languages. Extremly rare, only one copy in NSK. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Cannery Row.

      n.p. (NY), n.p. (The Viking Press), n.d. (1944 - n.p. (NY), n.p. (The Viking Press), n.d. (1944), first edition, wrappers. Softcover. Advance copy, an uncorrected galley proof, bound in plain, unprinted tannish wrappers, printed on rectos only, a very scarce advanced state of this minor, or not so minor, Steinbeck masterpiece whose themes of death and loneliness are masked by its surface layer of humor, all the more rare in that this is an Author Presentation Copy, Inscribed by Steinbeck to the best man at his second marriage, Howard O. Hunter, who was the Works Progress Administration (WPA) commissioner in the early 1940s under the FDR administration, Steinbeck and his second wife, Gwen Conger, were married March 29, 1943, just 11 days after receiving his final divorce decree from his first wife, Carol, Steinbeck has Inscribed the first priminary as follows, "For Howard/who really/belongs in/Cannery Row/John Steinbeck/last night in New York 1944," this galley lacks all the preliminaries found in the 1945 published version such as half titles, title page, copyright page, dedication page, etc., although not specifically cited in Goldstone & Payne, there is a notation under G&P A22a that "a copy of the unrevised galley proofs is in the Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas," see Morrow 172 (that copy with a yellow label on front giving publication date and price that is not on this copy--the Morrow copy was not signed or inscribed), now housed in a beautiful custom clamshell case with leather spine, laid in loosely is a letter of provenance from Ellen Leonard who was given this proof by Hunter's wife, Edna. This was bound for in-house use by Viking and not for sale, thus it was never meant to be in great condition even when new, spine ends are chipped, there is offsetting from printed pages onto the previous verso, some pages are becoming dis-bound. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Coleccion de Incunables Americanos, Siglo XVI

      Ediciones Cultura Hispanica (Edicion facsimilar) 1944-1945, Madrid - 10 volumes. Vol. I: Doctrina Cristiana en la lengua Espanola y Mexicana por los religiosos de la orden de Santo Domingo (Obra impresa en Mexico por Juan Pablos en 1548). 1944. xxii,[32],cli,[6],pp. Vol. II: Dialectica resolutio cum textu Aristotelis / por Alfonso Avera Cruce (Obra impresa en Mexico, por Pedro Ocharte, en 1554). 1945. 88,[1],pp. Vol. III: Provisiones cedulas instrucciones para el gobierno de la Nueva Espana / por Vasco de Puga (Obra impresa en Mexico, por Pedro Ocharte, en 1563). 1945. 213,[12],pp. Vol. V: Ordenanzas y copilacion de leyes / por Antonio de Mendoza (Obra impresa en Mexico, por Juan Pablos, en 1548). 1945. xlv,[4],pp. & 66 blank pages in rear of book. Vol. VI: Arte de la lengua Mexicana y Castellana / por Alonso de Molina (Obra impresa en Mexico, por Pedro Ocharte, en 1571. 1944. [6],83,36pp. Vol. VII: Dialogos militares / por Diego Garcia de Palacio (Obra impresa en Mexico, por Pedro de Ocharte, en 1583. 1944. 14],192pp. Vol. VIII: Instruccion nautica para navegar / por Diego Garcia de Palacio (Obra impresa en Mexico, por Pedro Ocharte, en 1587). 1944. [40],156,[2],pp. Illustrated with b/w reproductions of drawings and tables. Vol. IX: Problemas y secretos maravillosos de las Indias / por Juan de Cardenas (Obra impresa en Mexico, por Pedro Ocharte, en 1591). 1945. 16],246,[3],pp. Vol. X: Tractado breve de medicina / por Agustin Farfan [i.e., Maestro Quoquim] (Obra impresa en Mexico, por Pedro Ocharte, en 1592). 1944. [8], 353,[10],pp. Vol. XI: Arauco Domado / por Pedro de Ona (Obra impresa en Lima, por Antonio Ricardo de Turin en 1556). 1944. [24],335,[3],pp. Originally published in 11 volumes, vol. IV missing. Bound in half leather over brown cloth with gold decorated spine. Gilt-lined raised bands. Decorative endpapers. Facsimile edition of various, important "incunables" of the "New World" (mainly 16th century Mexico). Most volumes with single pagination for each double page. Most title-pages in red and black with vignettes, decorative initials throughout. Very minor age wear on bindings, slight soiling to some interior pages. Text in Spanish. Tight copies in a beautiful binding, very good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        NIKOLAI GOGOL. Inscribed to the Thompsons

      New Directions Books, Norfolk, Connecticut 1944 - First edition, First State with five titles to advertisement page & four titles to rear flap of the Alvin Lustig designed dustwrapper which is also first state with the $1.50 price unclipped. 12mo., [i] + [vi] + 1-174. A very good copy, the spine ev er so slightly darkened with a couple of very small stains at the heel, the dustwrapper a very good & bright example with a narrow 3/16ths bit of loss at the crown. An outstanding copy of Nabokov's extensive & very important early essay of his countryman, as this copy is inscribed by the master & embellished with one of his famous butterfly sketches to his dear friends of over 40 years, the Thompsons: "To Lisbeth and Bertrand with the author's love / Cambridge, Mass / Sept. 1944". The book was published by New Directions, August 15th, 1944 making this a very early inscription. Genuine Nabokov presentations are uncommon especially those of a personal & generous nature. Julian A22.1 Nabokov's distinguished contribution [the fifth] to the Makers Of Modern Literature Series By New Directions. Preceded by works on: Joyce, Woolf, Forster & Lorca. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        LE SONGE D'UNE NUIT D'ÉTÉ.

      - Lausanne, André Gonin, 1944. 20,5x27 cm. Magnifique édition sur papier non ébarbé, ornée de 11 bois originaux, dessinés et gravés par Henry Bischoff. Chemise sous emboîtage en demi-parchemin. Avec suite. Un angle de l'emboîtage fendu et quelques minimes taches sur celui-ci, sinon ouvrage en excellent état. L'un des 6 exemplaires sur Vérgé surfin blanc à la main filigrané Guarro Molivell, comprenant une suite sur Chine en bistre, un bois barré et une étude originale signée. MAGNIFIQUE ! [Attributes: Signed Copy]

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        The Wizard of Oz Animated by Julian Wehr,

      The Saalfield Publishing Company, Akron, Ohio 1944 - 8vo. (24)pp. Printed paper boards, spiral spine. Six full page, full color animated plates operated by a tab. A fine, bright copy with all plates in fine working condition. The dustwrapper is not clipped and is fine as well. This is a gift quality copy, seldom seen in this condition. Montonaro, p. 347. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Russian Ecclesiastical and Decorative Art Objects in the Collection of George R. Hann: Watercolor illustrations by A[ndrey] Avinoff

      n.p, 1944 - Mr. Hann's own record of his distinguished collection. The two large albums have typewritten title pages, and consist of original watercolors, inset behind transparent protective coverings on the rectos, with typewritten descriptions of a high order of scholarship on the facing versos, each volume illustrating 42 items: crosses, medallions, mitres, lamps, censers and other liturgical items, as well as silver, Imperial china table services, a silver spade used by Alexander II in laying the foundation of the Odessa City Park, and other relics of a non- ecclesiastical sort. Andrey Arvinoff (1884-1949), a Russian artist who emigrated to America after the Bolshevik revolution, specialized in landscapes and portraits; he also had a successful career in commercial art. He was noted for his imaginative and skillful detail, art critics praising his "purity of line that can come from only the most delicate perception" and observing "like the other Russians who have come here, he loves to use details in wholesome quantities." In the commercial art field, his nephew Alex Shoumatoff notes in the family chronicle Russian Blood, "his renditions of everyday household articles attracted attention as works of art." In 1922 he was recruited by the Carnegie Museum in Pittsburgh to be a curator of entomology and in 1926 became the museum's director. In addition, he taught courses on Oriental and Russian art at the University of Pittsburgh. He was the ideal artist to depict George Hann's Russian objects, and his watercolors, done over pencil, are careful but not fussy; where, as is often the case, the objects are set with precious stones, his drawings shine with a radiant sparkle. A SPLENDID, UNIQUE RECORD OF ART TREASURES WHICH IS ITSELF A WORK OF ART. Accompanying these volumes is the catalogue of an exhibition of Russian Icons and other works of art from Mr. Hann's collection held at Carnegie Institute in 1944. It is finely bound in dark brown calf, gilt device on upper cover; apart from a little wear to extremities, it is in fine condition, and displays some of the items illustrated in the two albums 2 vols., Folio (13 x 11-1/2 in.). A total of 100 watercolors, each about 5 inches high by 3 inches wide; 84 of them mounted in two volumes, the remainder loose. Two full dark blue calf albums, gilt on upper covers and spines, patterned fabric doublures, linen hinges (to allow the thick volumes to open flat); fine condition. With the bookplate of George Rice Hann and that of the Library of the Westmoreland County Museum of Art in each volume [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'Evangile De Jésus-Christ

      Les Cahiers Du Lys, Bruxelles 1944 - Reliure en chagrin noir sous emboitage cartonné . Dos à cinq nerfs , coiffe frottée sans gravité , remise en teinte nécessaire . Cette édition des évangiles a été réalisée par Etienne Du Bus De Warnaffe et José De Winck , sous le patronage du Baron Robert Gendebien , d'après la traduction du père Ignace Beaufays et les planches originales de Mark F. Severin , la 11° année du règne de Léopold III . Tiré sur papier parcheminé à 195 exemplaires , celui-çi est l'exemplaire N° 113 . Toutes les planches sont lithographiées en deux couleurs ( rouge et noir - amour et deuil ) par les maîtres imprimeurs H. Wellens et W. Godenne dont le Chiffre figure en dernière page . Quatre chromolithographies en début de chaque évangile . Très rare et exceptionnelle réalisation . - 82 p. + 58 p. + 82 p. + 62 p. , 1kg 600 . Size: In Quarto

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        The New Economy / by Robert Boothby - [Publisher's Personal File Copy with a Small ARCHIVE of Quite Telling Manuscript Corespondence between Secker & Warburg and the Author [And Others] a Boothby Pamphlet Additionally Loosely Inserted]

      London : Secker And Warburg 1944 - Physical desc. : 162 p. : ill. ; 19 cm. Subject: Economic policy. Currency question. Great Britain - Economic policy. Fine cloth copy in a near fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. Scans and additional detail on request. 1 Kg. 162 pp. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        LEE';S LIEUTENANTS (Signed; 3 Volume Set)

      Scribner';s, New York 1944 - Signed. A First Edition set, Signed by Douglas Freeman in Volume I, and with unprice-clipped publisher's dustjackets The pastedowns of two of the volumes show some light surface loss from bookplate removal. Front hinge of Volume I has some discreet repair. There are no other marks in the books. The dustjackets have some moderate shelfwear and quite minor loss to the extremities. They are protected with new mylar covers. Very Good binding / Very Good dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]

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        RETURN OF THE APE MAN (1944)

      Monogram 1944 - Vintage original 22 x 28" (55 x 71 cm.) half sheet poster, USA. Bela Lugosi, John Carradine, George Zucco, Frank Moran, Teala Loring, Tod Andrews, dir: Phil Rosen; Monogram. Two scientists on an expedition in the Arctic find the frozen body of a prehistoric caveman. They bring him to their laboratory and decide they need to transplant a new brain into him so as they can control him. George Zucco started production as the caveman but became ill and was replaced by Frank Moran (on this poster). His contract stipulated he must have third billing and so that is on the poster. He appears in the final film as the frozen caveman only. The Arctic footage was taken from a 1926 short called ALASKAN ADVENTURES. As always, Lugosi played his role of Prof. Dexter with Shakespearean aplomb. Paper-backed, NEAR FINE.

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