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        Anne of Green Gables

      L. C. Page & Company (1944), Boston - Turquoise cloth over boards with title stamped in gilt onto top board and spine, double line borders stamped in blind onto top board, color illustrated paste-down to top board, top edge trimmed, 8vo (7-1/2 inches tall), pp. vii, [x], [1] - 396, [2] ads, 8 plates inc. frontis. "September, 1944, 859th Thousand" on copyright page with the matching statement on the rear panel of DJ. Volume with spine ends softened, very light bumps to upper board edges and corners, an abrasion near foot of lower spine edge and p.o. ink inscription ffep. DJ with touches of light soil and a small chip to the foot of the lower spine edge, matching the abrasion on volume. This 1944 printing is not found in Russell, which catalogs a '43 and '47 printing only. Worldcat records only three copies of this 1944 edition, all held in institutions. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        ARETUSA, rivista di varie letteratura (1944 - 1946) fascicoli 1 - 17 / 18 TUTTO IL PUBBLICATO, Napoli, Casella, 1944

      Formato cm 13 x 21. Tutti i fascicoli con copertine gialle. La rivista nasce a NAPOLI nel marzo - aprile 1944, diretta da Francesco Flora, e si autodefinì LA PRIMA CREATURA DELL'ITALIA LIBERATA. Nonostante le comprensibili difficoltà , vi confluirono molti intellettuali e letterati (mentre quasi tutte le riviste erano interrotte ed ancora non erano apparse le centinaia di edizioni che avrebbero visto la luce dopo "la ripresa" nel 1945). Qui comparvero le prime "riflessioni sciolte e libere" sul Ventennio (lo stesso Flora con "Gli scrittori e la dittatura" e Benedetto Croce con "Vita intellettuale e vita morale"). E' il caso comunque di elencare i vari collaboratori per inquadrare col dovuto risalto la ricchezza di questa piccola rivista: Alvaro C., Baldini G., Bassani G., Benedetti A., Bigiaretti L., Binni W., Brancati V., Calvino I., Cantimori D., Caproni G., Craveri Croce E., Craveri R., Croce Alda, CROCE BENEDETTO, Cusin F., Doria G., Dorso G., Gabrieli V., Garosci A., Gatto A., Ginzburg L., Ginzburg Natalia, Jovine F., Lombardo Radice Giuseppina, Lussu Joyce, Luzzato G., Moravia A., Musatti R., Nicolini F., Ortolani S., Pane R., Pepe G., Pintor G., Prisco M., Rossi E., Sforza C., Sinisgalli L., Tecchi B., Terra S., Trompeo P.P. Direttore iniziale Francesco Flora, poi dal settembre '44 Fausto Nicolini., poi Muscetta. Num. 1 (mar - apr. '44) pp.128; Num. 2 (mag - giu '44) pp.128; Num. 3 (lug - ago '44) pp.128; a partire dal Num. 4 (sett - ott '44) pp.128, il direttore diventa Fausto Nicolini; Num. 5 - 6 (nov 44 - gen 45) pp.132. Cambia l'editore, che non è piu' Casella (Napoli) ma diventa De Luigi, (Roma); cambia di nuovo anche il direttore, che diventa Carlo Muscetta (Libero Bigiaretti segretario di redazione); Num. 7 (marzo '45) pp.96; Num. 8 (aprile '45) pp.96; Num. 9 (maggio '45) pp.96: Num. 10 (giugno '45) pp.96; Num. 11 - 12 (lug - ago '45) pp.96; Num. 13 (settembre '45) pp.96; Num. 14 (ottobre '45) pp.96; Num. 15 (novembre '45) pp.96; Num. 16 (dicembre '45) pp.96; (non è presente nella raccolta) Num. 17 - 18 (gen - febb '46) pp.180 (questo esemplare, ultimo numero uscito, è rarissimo perchè ci furono scioperi dei tipografi ed il fascicolo uscì in ritardo ed in pochissimi esemplari). Alla fine di ogni annata ci sono sempre i preziosi indici. La collezione di tutto il pubblicato, a fascicoli sciolti in buone condizioni, è offerta a

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        Donovan's Brain

      Chapman and Hall, UK 1944 - London, Chapman & Hall, 1944. Hardback first edition and first impression. Very good condition. The boards have some soiling to them and the jacket has edge wear, with a few short tears, small chips at the spine tips and corners. Slight rubbing. Presents well overall considering the war-time paper jacket. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        LA ESTAFETA LITERARIA [Revista quincenal]. Primera época completa. Desde el núm. 1 (5 de marzo de 1944) hasta el núm. 39 (30 de diciembre de 1945).

      Madrid, 1944-45. - Consta de 39 números correlativos encuadernados en 2 tomos de -35 x 43-, con un total de 1248 págs. Profusamente ilustrada en color. Magníficamente encuadernado en holandesa de época, lomo de piel. (MUY BUEN EJEMPLAR.) (Colaboran, entre otros, Ricardo Baroja, Miguel Mihura, Ernesto Giménez Caballero, José Luis Cano, Pío Baroja, Camilo José Cela, Florentina de Mar [pseudónimo de Carmen Conde], Tomás Borrás, Edgar Neville, César González Ruano, Félix Ros, Adriano del Valle, José M.ª Valverde. Con ilustraciones de Suárez del Árbol [Goñi], Serny, Valbuena y otros.) [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Typed Document Signed, 4to, on watermarked "Paramount Pictures" onionskin paper, Hollywood, CA, February 14, 1944

      - This letter contract made out for Raymond Chandler states, "Please take notice that your employment agreement with the undersigned corporation dated November 16, 1943, will terminate on February 26, 1944, at the end of said day." Signed by two executives at Paramount Pictures Inc. and accepted: "Raymond Chandler." Several punch holes from staples in upper left corner. Chandler spent nine months at Paramount working with director Billy Wilder on the screenplay of James M. Cain's novel, "Double Indemnity."

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        Contribuicao para o estudo da Antropologia de Mocambique. Algumas tribos do distrito de tete.

      Porto, Tipografia Mendonca, 1944.. EA. Mit 204 'figuras', das sind überwiegend Fotografien auf Tafeln, aber ebenfalls zahlreiche Zeichnungen, Karten, Kurven und Tabellen im Text und auf Tafeln; weiterhin XII teils mehrfach gefaltete Tabellen im Anhang sowie sehr zahlreiche weitere im Text. (4), 412, (4) S. Gr. 4°. GLn.-Band mit Rücken-Goldprägung. Das voluminöse, schwergewichtige Werk ist ausgezeichnet erhalten: Minimale Verfärbung auf Vortitel, sonst sehr sauber, vollständig und fest in der Bindung.. Dies ist das anthropologische Hauptwerk des Professors für Anthropologie, der an der Universität Porto der Nachfolger von Mendes Correa ('Racas do Imperio, 1943!) wurde. Hervorragend ausgestattet mit sehr zahlreichen fotogr. Abb. und äußerst selten.

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        The Gremlins

      London: Collins,, [1944]. From the Walt Disney Production. A Royal Air Force Story. Quarto. Original buff cloth-backed boards, titles to illustrated front board in yellow, red and yellow pictorial endpapers. Colour frontispiece, 12 full-page colour illustrations, and numerous black and white illustrations in text. Boards a bit rubbed and soiled, prelims and endmatter lightly foxed, occasional spotting throughout. Otherwise an excellent copy. First UK edition, first impression of Roald Dahl's first book and his only collaboration with Walt Disney. The book was intended as a promotional device for a feature-length Disney animation that was never produced, partly because the studio could not establish firm copyright in the "gremlin" characters (Dahl claimed to have invented them, though they had been common currency in the RAF and had appeared in print at least once before) and partly because the British Air Ministry wanted final approval of the script and production. It was eventually agreed that royalties would be split between the RAF Benevolent Fund and Dahl. The book is still described on the title and the front cover as being "From the Walt Disney Production", although the Disney studio had written to Dahl in August 1943 cancelling any further preproduction work. The US edition was published by Random House the previous year.

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        Newly nominated as FDR?s running mate for Vice President, Harry Truman introduces to his old army reserve pal Col. John Snyder, <I>?my good friend Jules Kohn,?</I> a partner in the St. Louis law firm of Pendergast & Kohn

      Autograph Note Signed ?Harry S. Truman,? one page, 4? x 5.25?. ?United States Senate / Memorandum,? July 25, 1944. To?Col. John W. Snyder / V.P. 1st Natl Bank [St. Louis], later his Secretary of the Treasury. Paper clip mark at top edge. Light creases at left edge. Fine condition.In full, ?John:- This is my good friend Jules Kohn. Wish you would talk with him. Harry S Truman.? Date ?7/25/44? in unidentified hand.Four days earlier, on July 21, 1944, at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Missouri Senator Harry S. Truman was nominated for Vice President; FDR had been renominated for a fourth term on July 20th. Truman returned to his home in Independence, Missouri, and, according to Associated Press reports, ?said he was ?resting? on the advice of ?my old soldier pal, Dr. James Graham ... Don?t worry about me. I?ll be in there pitching when the rest of ?em are down? ... Senator Truman said he was spending the evening [July 25, 1944] in bed, reading a stack of c

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        A voyage towards the North Pole undertaken by His Majesty's command 1773. London, printed by William Bowyer and John Nichols for J. Nourse, 1774. Large 4to (29 x 22 cm). With 16 large engraved double-page and larger folding plates with maps, coastal profiles, ice flows, diagrams, and illustrations of equipment and marine animals, and many letterpress tables in the text (and on folding leaves signed as separate quires). Contemporary tree calf, rebacked soon after with a richly gold-tooled spine with globes and numerous floral stamps.

      Chavanne 1944; ESTC T152604; Hill 1351; Maslen & Lancaster, Bowyer ledgers 5043; Sabin 62572; cf. Savours, '"A very interesting point in geography': the 1773 Phipps Expedition towards the North Pole", in: Arctic vol. 37 (December 1984), no. 4, pp. 402-428. First edition of Phipps's account of his expedition to the Arctic. The expedition with the ships Racehorse and Carcass sailed north by way of the Shetlands, reaching the coast of Spitsbergen on 29 June 1773. They passed Magdalena Hoek in early July, but were unable to penetrate the pack ice. A second attempt, reaching 80°37' N latitude, also failed. Notwithstanding this failure, the crew was successful in making numerous scientific observations and discovering several new species of animals, among them the ivory gull (Pugophilu eburnea). "Phipps was also incidentally the first to give an adequate description of the polar bear (Thalarctos maritimus Phipps) and to give it a scientific binominal" (Savours). The crew included the future Admiral Horatio Nelson as midshipman and Olaudah Equiano, a former slave whose autobiography would cause a huge sensation.William Bowyer had been one of the most important early patrons of the typefounder William Caslon I, but showed a preference for Caslon's most talented apprentice Joseph Jackson over Caslon's son and successor William Caslon II. The present book gives a well printed sample of some of Jackson's types, of special interest because no general type specimen issued by Jackson's foundry is known to survive.With the 19th-century bookplate of George Finch. With minor marginal water stains in a couple plates (one just touching the corner of a costal profile), occasional minor foxing, and the fore-edge of the first folding plate slightly tattered and repaired (not approaching the plate edge), but generally in fine condition and with large margins. Binding very good, with the board edges slightly worn. A lovely and well illustrated account of an important arctic voyage.

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        Les quatre Evangiles. Manuscrit autographe et tapuscrit complets.

      S.n. (Journal des débats) 1944 - - S.n. (Journal des débats), s.l. (Paris) s.d. (1944), 13,5x21,5cm & 2 pages in-4, 2 1/2 pages in-8. - Manuscrit autographe de l&#39 auteur de 2 pages et demie in-8 publiée dans le numéro du 27 Janvier 1944 du Journal des Débats. Manuscrit complet à l&#39 écriture très dense, comportant de nombreuses ratures, corrections et ajouts. Chronique littéraire publiée à l&#39 occasion de la parution de l&#39 ouvrage critique des quatre évangiles d&#39 Hubert Pernot On joint le tapuscrit complet. Entre avril 1941 et août 1944, Maurice Blanchot publia dans la "Chronique de la vie intellectuelle" du Journal des Débats 173 articles sur les livres récemment parus. Dans une demi-page de journal (soit environ sept pages in-8), le jeune auteur de "Thomas l&#39 obscur" fait ses premiers pas dans le domaine de la critique littéraire et inaugure ainsi une oeuvre théorique qu&#39 il développera plus tard dans ces nombreux essais, de "La Part du feu" à "L&#39 Entretien infini" et "L&#39 Écriture du désastre". Dès les premiers articles, Blanchot fait preuve d&#39 une acuité d&#39 analyse dépassant largement l&#39 actualité littéraire qui en motive l&#39 écriture. Oscillant entre classiques et modernes, écrivains de premier ordre et romanciers mineurs, il pose, dans ses chroniques, les fondements d&#39 une pensée critique qui marquera la seconde partie du XXe. Transformé par l'écriture et par la guerre, Blanchot rompt, au fil d&#39 une pensée exercée "au nom de l&#39 autre", avec les violentes certitudes maurassiennes de sa jeunesse. Non sans paradoxe, il transforme alors la critique littéraire en acte philosophique de résistance intellectuelle à la barbarie au coeur même d&#39 un journal "ouvertement maréchaliste": "Brûler un livre, en écrire, sont les deux actes entre lesquels la culture inscrit ses oscillations contraires" (Le Livre, In Journal des Débats, 20 janvier 1943). En 2007, les Cahiers de la NRF réunissent sous la direction de Christophe Bident toutes les chroniques littéraires non encore publiées en volumes avec cette pertinente analyse du travail critique de Blanchot : "romans, poèmes, essais donnent lieu à une réflexion singulière, toujours plus sûre de sa propre rhétorique, livrée davantage à l&#39 écho de l&#39 impossible ou aux sirènes de la disparition. (.) Non sans contradictions ni pas de côté, et dans la certitude fiévreuse d&#39 une oeuvre qui commence (.) ces articles révèlent la généalogie d&#39 un critique qui a transformé l&#39 occasion de la chronique en nécessité de la pensée." (C. Bident). Les manuscrits autographes de Maurice Blanchot sont d&#39 une grande rareté. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Towards Zero

      London: Published by The Crime Club by Collins, 1944., 1944. FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp160. Publisher&#39;s hardcover in original dust-wrapper. No inscriptions. A clean bright copy in a sharp, price-clipped jacket. A very attractive copy. &#39;Towards Zero&#39; marks the fifth and final appearance of Hercule Poirot&#39;s trusty ally Superintendant Battle, who must work hard to solve the murder of Lady Tresillian. Wagstaff & Poole p196. Cooper & Pike; Detective Fiction.

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        Iconic Signed Photograph of General MacArthur

      n.p., n.d. Photograph Signed ?To Jack Paas-- a / great artist. / With best wishes- / Douglas MacArthur.? Black & white, 7.75? x 9.75?. Mounted on rigid white board of same size. Fine condition.This photograph was taken early in 1944 aboard a Flying Fortress during an inspection flight over New Guinea. On January 26, 1971, the United States issued a 6¢ commemorative stamp honoring MacArthur, based on this Wide World photograph. The stamp?s designer Paul Calle replaced the ?U.S.? insignia with MacArthur?s five stars awarded in December 1944.

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        D'un roman à l'autre. Manuscrit autographe et tapuscrit complets.

      S.n. (Journal des débats) 1944 - - S.n. (Journal des débats), s.l. (Paris) s.d. (1944), 13,5x21,5cm & 2 pages in-4, 2 1/2 pages in-8. - Manuscrit autographe de l'auteur de 2 pages et demie in-8 publiée dans le numéro du 20 Janvier 1944 du Journal des Débats. Manuscrit complet à l'écriture très dense, comportant de nombreuses ratures, corrections et ajouts. Chronique littéraire sur l'actualité littéraire du moment. On joint le tapuscrit complet. « Le sujet ne se limite pas à l'intrigue : il dépend aussi bien des incidents du langage, des détails de la composition et, plus encore, de ces images qui révèlent le sens de la création le sujet d'un roman, c'est avant tout le monde qu'il fait naître. » Ce principe de l'art romanesque pourrait tout aussi bien s'appliquer à la chronique qu'il initie. Le sujet de « D'un roman à l'autre » n'est tant l'actualité littéraire qu'il parcourt que la pensée Blanchotienne qu'elle fait naître. Entre avril 1941 et août 1944, Maurice Blanchot publia dans la "Chronique de la vie intellectuelle" du Journal des Débats 173 articles sur les livres récemment parus. Dans une demi-page de journal (soit environ sept pages in-8), le jeune auteur de "Thomas l'obscur" fait ses premiers pas dans le domaine de la critique littéraire et inaugure ainsi une oeuvre théorique qu'il développera plus tard dans ces nombreux essais, de "La Part du feu" à "L'Entretien infini" et "L'Écriture du désastre". Dès les premiers articles, Blanchot fait preuve d'une acuité d'analyse dépassant largement l'actualité littéraire qui en motive l'écriture. Oscillant entre classiques et modernes, écrivains de premier ordre et romanciers mineurs, il pose, dans ses chroniques, les fondements d'une pensée critique qui marquera la seconde partie du XXe. Transformé par l'écriture et par la guerre, Blanchot rompt, au fil d'une pensée exercée "au nom de l'autre", avec les violentes certitudes maurassiennes de sa jeunesse. Non sans paradoxe, il transforme alors la critique littéraire en acte philosophique de résistance intellectuelle à la barbarie au coeur même d'un journal "ouvertement maréchaliste": "Brûler un livre, en écrire, sont les deux actes entre lesquels la culture inscrit ses oscillations contraires" (Le Livre, In Journal des Débats, 20 janvier 1943). En 2007, les Cahiers de la NRF réunissent sous la direction de Christophe Bident toutes les chroniques littéraires non encore publiées en volumes avec cette pertinente analyse du travail critique de Blanchot : "romans, poèmes, essais donnent lieu à une réflexion singulière, toujours plus sûre de sa propre rhétorique, livrée davantage à l'écho de l'impossible ou aux sirènes de la disparition. (.) Non sans contradictions ni pas de côté, et dans la certitude fiévreuse d'une oeuvre qui commence (.) ces articles révèlent la généalogie d'un critique qui a transformé l'occasion de la chronique en nécessité de la pensée." (C. Bident). Les manuscrits autographes de Maurice Blanchot sont d'une grande rareté. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Possibly unique surviving relic of one of the most exciting aspects of World War II! Escape Map of Oflag VII-B POW camp in Eichstatt, Germany, drawn by a well-schooled ex-POW of the ?Great Escape? camp Stalag Luft III.<br>

      [Eichstatt, Germany], c. 1944 - 1945 Original Pencil Drawing, an escape map, by Sgt. Bob Neary on the verso of a printed order form headed ?Chemische Werke Munchen,? 8.25? x 11.75?. Not signed. Titled in the upper left "Oflag VIIB.? In ink, in an unknown hand, is penned the name of a German news agency, ??Deutscher Maternverlag? 13.9.1944? with the remnants of a removed newspaper article. The drawing is a detailed, thoroughly labeled, aerial view depicting all structures including the guard towers, the main blocks, gardens, and exercise areas. Folds. Fine condition.Accompanying the drawing is a printed photograph of Oflag VII-B, looking southeast from the Kommandant's building identified in the upper left in the drawing . In the foreground, wood is being collected; beyond, prisoners play hockey on the ?Football Field? identified by Sgt. Neary in his drawing. The trees are also clearly seen in the drawing and the photograph. Also present is a printed diagram of ?Oflag VIIB - Eichstatt.?Sgt. Neary has

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        Proof Illustrations to the 1905 Edition of "King Solomon's Mines" by H. Rider Haggard.

      n.d. c.1944. - 20 proof plates, tipped-in, and each plates on initialled by the artist. With 2 letters of W.R. Flint, dated Feb. 1, 1944 & Feb. 14, 1944. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Important 1944 letter of Cordell Hull working with the U. K., USSR, and China to form an alliance against enemies and towards peace. A precursor to the United Nations

      Typed Letter Signed Cordell Hull, 8.5? x 11?, 1p, on Department of State stationary, dated August 19, 1944. Written to The Honorable Edwin C. Wilson, Director, Office of Special Political Affairs, State Department. In fine condition.The letter reads in full: "My dear Mr. Wilson: I take pleasure in informing you that, with the approval of the President, you have been designated as a member of the non-partisan group to be associated with Under Secretary of State Stettinius in the informal conversations concerning a general international organization for peace and security, to be held at Dumbarton Oaks commencing August 21, 1944, with members of similar groups representing the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union and, subsequently, with the United Kingdom group and members of a similar group representing the Republic of China. The President, in approving the arrangements for the discussions, extended to you and to other members of the American group his wish that "good luck" w

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        Over a dozen original sketches on one sheet by Sgt. Bob Neary, a Prisoner of War in Stalag Luft III ? ?The Great Escape? POW camp ? including Hitler on a wobbly unicycle, Churchill and Montgomery ? and ?No More Digging Then? anticipating liberation instead of a tunnel escape<br>

      [Sagan, Poland], c. 1944 - 1945 Over a dozen pencil sketches by Bob Neary on the verso of a printed order form in German headed ?Chemische Werke Munchen,? In ink, in an unknown hand, is penned the name of a German publication, ??Die Sudfront? 22.12.1944? with the remnants of a removed article, 8.25? x 11.75?. Not signed. Including a wobbly Hitler as ?The Unicyclist? riding on a Swastika wheel, General Montgomery, cigar-smoking Churchill, a bomb, and ?No More Digging Then? anticipating liberation instead of another attempted tunnel escape.Stalag Luft III POW camp was situated in Sagan, 100 miles southeast of Berlin, now called Zagan, in Upper Silesia, Poland. All the prisoners of war were flying officers of the British Royal Air Force and Fleet Air Arm and American U.S. Army Air Force. The first camp compound opened in March 1942, followed by other compounds in 1943 and 1944. It held about 10,000 officers. Stalag Luft III was immortalized in the 1963 motion picture, ?The Great Escape,? starring Steve McQueen. On the night

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        Deadline" by Cleve Cartmill in Astounding Science Fiction: March 1944

      Street & Smith Pub. Inc, 1944-03-01. Paperback. Good. FIRST EDITION. New York: Street & Smith Publications, 1944. Vol. XXXII, No. 1. 178 pages. Wraps. 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. Good condition overall.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&#39;s mailman as a confidential informant. The FBI investigated the author as well, commanding him to not write about such matters, and the magazine&#39;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.

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        Chicago River

      1944. unbound. very good. View. Uncolored lithograph. Signed and dated; 5/50. Image measures 12.5" x 11.5". Dark and richly printed view of a bridge across the Chicago River. Some staining along left edge. Adriaan Lubbers (1892-1954) was a Dutch born artist, who lived and worked in New York City.

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        Christusfigur

      . Rötel auf Papier, unten links monogrammiert: "WSt"; 49,7 x 37,7 cm. Professionell unter säurefreiem Museumspassepartout montiert.. Für seine religiöse Malerei erntete Steinhausen teilweise vernichtende Kritiken. Die Suche nach Aufträgen zwang ihn, sich in zunehmendem Maß der Porträt- und der Landschaftsmalerei zu widmen. Er blieb aber seiner Berufung treu. Ein religiöses Werk krönte seine künstlerische Karriere - die Ausmalung der Lukaskirche in Frankfurt. Es war eine der teuersten und bedeutendsten Kirchenausmalungen im 20. Jahrhundert. Sie wurde im März 1944 durch Bombenangriffe zerstört. Lediglich Schwarzweißaufnahmen zeugen heute noch von der Monumentalität des Werkes. Die Darstellung der mit Rötel in zwei Versionen gezeichneten Christusfigur zeigt eine ferne Ähnlichkeit mit dem Christus aus der Szene "Die Jünger auf dem Weg nach Emmaus" auf der Südwand der Lukaskirche. Beide Figuren wurden frontal gezeigt, wenngleich der Oberkörper der skizzierten Figur sich leicht nach rechts dreht, dem Schritt folgend. Die Hände sind in beiden Fällen gehoben: die rechte Hand des Christus aus der Lukaskirche deutet eher eine beruhigende Geste, die gezeichnete Hand weist den Weg und lädt ein Christus zu folgen. Die linke Hand zeigt in beiden Werken nach oben. Die Skizze kann als eine der vielen Etappen auf dem Weg zum Meisterwerk gesehen werden. Da das Meisterwerk selbst nicht mehr existiert, ist die Zeichnung ein umso wichtigeres Dokument.

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        Beautifully framed archive of Dwight D. Eisenhower - rare signed D-Day Order of the Day, an engraved Parker pen, his own, presented to his World War II and post-war secretary. Also included is a lock of the President's hair!

      Framed archive measuring 21" x 20", dark wood with olive green matte, includes: 1. D-Day Order of the Day signed ?Dwight D. Eisenhower,? one page, 6.5? x 9.5?, reading in full: "Order of the Day 6 June 1944. Headed ?Supreme Headquarters / Allied Expeditionary Force. Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force ! You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you. In company with our brave Allies and brothers-in-arms on other Fronts, you will bring about the destruction of the German war machine, the elimination of Nazi tyranny over the oppressed peoples of Europe, and security for ourselves in a free world. Your task will not be an easy one. Your enemy is well trained, well equipped and battle-hardened. He will fight savagely. But this is the year 1944 ! Much has happened since the Nazi triumphs of 1940-41. The United Nations have infli

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        Extraordinary Archive of five ribboned medals awarded to British Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Colin Braithwaite, Order of the British Empire, who helped plan the D-Day landings of the Anglo-Canadian 2nd Army, three letters from the battlefield to his sister, also in the Army, and a 1943 8th Army Christmas Greeting quoting Gen. Montgomery

      In early 1944, British Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Colin Braithwaite (1913-2000) was asked by Lieutenant General Miles Dempsey, commander of the Second Army to fly back with him from North Africa to the United Kingdom to help plan the D-Day landings. The Second Army was the main British force ?" it also included Canadian forces ?" involved in the D-Day landings, making successful assaults at Gold, Juno and Sword beaches. These assaults were followed by the Anglo-Canadian forces making a rapid advance across northern France into Belgium, liberating Brussels and Antwerp in September 1944. On October 15, 1944, during a visit to the Second Army, King George VI knighted Dempsey on the battlefield. On November 29, 1944, Lt. Gen. Sir Miles Dempsey recommended Braithwaite be awarded the Order of the British Empire (photocopy of his recommendation is present). On March 29, 1945, it was announced in the ?London Gazette? that Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Colin Braithwaite of the Royal Regiment of Artillery had been awarded the

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        THE GASTRONOMICAL ME. (Association copy - Arnold Gingrich)

      NY: Duell, Sloan, & Pearce, (1944). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild wear to spine ends, darkening to front free endpapers, owner name (Lise Miller / Los Angeles / June 1944) to title page, else very good in moderately worn pictorial jacket with chips to spine ends. x, 295 pp., 8vo, original green cloth. In the first issue pictorial dustjacket with the suppressed photograph of the author in a sultry pose on rear jacket panel. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY MFK FISHER on the front free endpaper: "Lise and Gardiner Miller - how surprising! - Koszul (?) and now California - and always my best - MFK Fisher, chez Blyth - 21.xi.47." The cryptic inscription is possibly in reference to the name and address penned to the verso of the front jacket flap in MFK Fisher&#39;s hand (different ink, different nib than ffep inscription): "Arnold Gingrich / Le Paquis / St. Saphorin / Lavaux / Vaud / Switzerland." &#147;Le Paquis&#148; was the idyllic cottage and property overlooking the Swiss Riviera originally owned by author and illustrator Dillwyn (Tim) Parrish and his sister Anne Parrish. In 1933 Dillwyn and his wife Gigi were neighbors of MFK Fisher and her first husband Alfred (Al) in Southern California&#146;s Long Beach. The 2 couples became close friends and endeavored to form an artists&#146; colony at Le Paquis before the breakup of both marriages in 1937. MFK and Dillwyn, who were married in 1938, were unable to keep the Swiss property due to financial pressures. This history is the subject of much of &#147;The Gastronomical Me&#148; (Dillwyn is called "Chexbres" in the book), though not all the details are revealed. Joan Reardon in her biography of MFK Fisher &#147;Poet of the Appetites&#148;(North Point Press, 2004) fills in many of the gaps, and in his memoir &#147;Toys of a Lifetime&#148; (Knopf, 1966). Arnold Gingrich (1903-1976) &#150; editor, publisher, founder of Esquire magazine, provides more. Gingrich, who in 1943 had contracted with MFK to write a monthly food-related column for &#147;Coronet&#148; magazine, remembers purchasing Le Paquis in 1945 from the Dutch doctor who had bought the property from MFK and Dillwyn in 1939. This, according to Gingrich, was accomplished through the agency of MFK (Parrish had died in 1941), who was contacted by Dr. de Jonge &#150; hoping to sell the property back to her &#150; on the same day that Gingrich called her wondering if she still owned Le Paquis and wanted to sell! MFK told a different story in a 1966 letter to her friend Grace Holmes (within which she confesses to the kindling of a romance with Gingrich) &#150; MFK states that &#147;He (Gingrich) and his wife bought Le Paquis from Timmie and me.&#148; (Reardon, p. 333). The two had kept in touch with one another over the years &#150; including Gingrich sending MFK a wedding announcement (of his third marriage) in 1952 and MFK contacting Gingrich in the early 1960s in hopes of buying Le Paquis back from him (he had already sold it). Their romance, which began in 1966 and lasted until Gingrich&#146;s death in 1976, was, according to Reardon, &#147;inevitable.&#148; One can only speculate on when, and under what circumstance, MFK wrote Arnold Gingrich&#146;s name and Le Paquis address on the underside of the front jacket flap of her fourth book, And what she meant by the inscription she penned to the endpaper in 1947: &#147;Koszul&#148;? &#147;Chez Blyth&#148;? In 1947 MFK was living with her third husband, Donald Friede, and her 2 children in Los Angeles and struggling to support the family with her writing. Whatever the story, an early inscription, together with a provocative association.& & & & & &

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        einschliesslich der Firmen,die zum nebengewerblichen Vertrieb bestimmter Buchgurppen zugelasen sind Bearbeitet von der Reichsschriftttungskammer Gruppe Buchhandel Buchverkausstellen im Generalgouvernement.Buchverkaufsstelen imGeneralbezirk Lettland,Wiederverkäufer in der Schweiz

      1944.. 22 cm , Softcover/Paperback. gut erhalten

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        A SELECTION FROM THE POEMS OF ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON

      Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1944. First Edition. Hardcover. Spine gilt a little dull. Near Fine in a price-clipped, Very Good dustwrapper. Bloomfield & Mendelson B28: 4000 copies. SIGNED by Auden on the title page with his customary striking out of his printed name.

      [Bookseller: Charles Agvent]
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        The Road to Serfdom

      London. George Routledge & Sons, 1944. First Edition, Second Printing, printed in April, 1944, one month after the first impression. In Good condition, lacking the dust jacket. Scar from book plate removal to front paste down. Rear free end paper shows a small age-related spot at the top edge. The cloth shows surface and edge wear, with rubbing, light creases and overall wear. Spine cloth worn at edges and worn through in a few patches at front gutter. A very early printing of the original edition.

      [Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books]
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        Road to Serfdom

      University of Chicago Press, 1944. First Edition, Third Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Chicago. Chicago University Press, 1944. First Edition, Third Printing with statement of "Third Impression" on the copyright page. 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. A nice copy, in good, in a good dust jacket. Sound binding. 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. Pages show light signs of handle. Exterior 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.

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        Derborence. Avec des eaux-fortes (originales) de J.A. Carlotti. Mit eingebundener Original-Zeichnung.

      Grenoble, Bordas, 1944.. 4°. 172 S. Grüner Leder-Einband mit Bronzerelief (von A. Grox) auf Deckel, goldgepr. Rückentitel, Kopfgoldschnitt, Schuber mit Lederkante.. Ex. 31 der 60 num. Exemplaren (Gesamt 890 Ex.) auf "velin Johannot d'Annonay a la Cuve" mit einer doppelten Suite der Radierungen jeweils im Text eingebunden. Darüber hinaus hat unser Exemplar noch eine Originalzeichnung von Carlotti vorne eingebunden, welche im Text als Radierung verwendung fand (auf Kapitel III). Der Einband ist geschmückt durch eine Bronzeplakette in Bronze. - Rücken und Schuberkanten leicht berieben, schönes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Biblion Antiquariat Leonidas Sakellaridi]
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        Lost Worlds

      Arkham House Publishers, Sauk City, Wisconsin 1944 - Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket is complete but has very light rubbing along edges. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The jacket is designed from a photograph taken by E. Burt Trimpey of Baraboo, Wisconsin, of sculptures by Clark Ashton Smith. First Edition limited to 2000 copies. "Here are twenty-three more of Smith's 'gorgeous, luxuriant, and feverishly distorted visions of infinite spheres and multiple dimensions' in his second collection of short stories tales of Hyperborea, Atlantis, Averoigne, Zothique, Xiccarph, and other vanished worlds of unimaginable splendor." [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Keener Books (Member IOBA)]
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        ROLEX, MONTRES ET EMAUX DE GENEVE, ALFRED CHAPUIS

      . Zustand: Como Nuevo Einband: Encuadernacion de tapa dura. Lausanne. Geneve. Tela lino. Edition du journal suisse d'horlongerie et de bijouterie. 1944. 240Pag. 29X22. Louis XIV, Louis XV, Louis XVI Et Empire. Coleccion exquisita de H. Wilsdorf de Rolex, profusamente ilustrada con 48 bellas laminas. Tirada cortissima de 900 Obras numeradas (n° 768). Ref 2.5 Biblioteca A.

      [Bookseller: Libreria Anticuaria Marc & Antiques]
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        Voyage en Italie *

      Mermod, Lausanne 1944. - Broché 18 x 13, couverture rempliée ornée d'un bouquet par Matisse. L'un des 20 exemplaires de tête numérotés en romain sur Chine (quelques piqûres en tranche supérieure à cet exemplaire qui le reste malgré ce défaut et mériterait une reliure/dorure qui le ferait disparaître). Peintures et dessins de Corot. De la plus insigne rareté.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Anne of Green Gables

      Boston: L. C. Page & Company, (1944). Boston: L. C. Page & Company, (1944). Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. Turquoise cloth over boards with title stamped in gilt onto top board and spine, double line borders stamped in blind onto top board, color illustrated paste-down to top board, top edge trimmed, 8vo (7-1/2 inches tall), pp. vii, [x], [1] - 396, [2] ads, 8 plates inc. frontis. "September, 1944, 859th Thousand" on copyright page with the matching statement on the rear panel of DJ. Volume with spine ends softened, very light bumps to upper board edges and corners, an abrasion near foot of lower spine edge and p.o. ink inscription ffep. DJ with touches of light soil and a small chip to the foot of the lower spine edge, matching the abrasion on volume. This 1944 printing is not found in Russell, which catalogs a &#39;43 and &#39;47 printing only. Worldcat records only three copies of this 1944 edition, all held in institutions.

      [Bookseller: Harropian Books, IOBA]
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        Musikkens Mestre

      Kobenhavn - Jul. Gjellerups Forlag, 1944. Kobenhavn - Jul. Gjellerups Forlag, 1944 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Leather bound, with marble paper covered boards and illustrations internally. This is aDanish language volume, published in Copenhagen. There are many full page plates, in text illustrations and musical scores throughout. many composers are addressed in this book, including Johann Sebastian Bach, Georg Friedrich Handel, Christoph Willbald Gluck, Franz Joseph Hayden, Brahms, plus many more. Condition: The binding is tight and firm with both covers and all internal pages securely attached. Other than some very mild rubbing to the edges of the boards, the extremities are in very good condition. Internally the pages are generally clean and bright, apart from some minor handling marks and a couple of mild brown spots on various pages including the illustrated title page, and pastedowns. There is an ink signature to the top of the full title page. Overall this volume is in very good condition..

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        Hellbird War Book (Inscribed By Col. Alfred F. Kalberer, Commander of the 442nd Bombardment Group)

      N.l.: A.F. Kalberer, 1944. N.l.: A.F. Kalberer, 1944. 117 unnumbered pages, First and Only Edition in original dark maroon binding. Signed by Col. Alfred F. Kalberer under his picture in the book and inscribed by him on the front endpaper as KAL (for Kalberer) . "To Bill Williams [William David Williams, Fort Worth] an old & good friend.." Stamp of J.C. Williams in Fort Stockton Texas. Lt. Col. Jesse Caleb Williams served as the chief intelligence officer for Maj. Gen. Chennault&#39;s Flying Tigers. In his memoirs, General Chennault was critical of many of his staff but noted a group of eight headed by J.C. were the exceptions. Once the 462nd was moved to the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater, they not only flew over the Hump to China with supplies and soon began attacks on railroad shops in Thailand and beginning in June 1944 took part in the first AAF strike on the Japanese home islands since the Doolittle Raid. Their daylight attack on the iron and steel works at Yawata, Japan in Aug 1944 was among the most spectacular. Then, came the bombing of the industrial areas in Tokyo and Yokohama in May 1945. Finally the massive attack on the aircraft plat at Takarazuka on July 24, 1945. Two weeks later the Atomic Bomb led Japan to surrender. This was among the most decorated air force units in the Pacific Theatre. A very good copy with only light edgewear.. Oblong Quarto.

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        Christmas

      The Argus Press], [Albany, New York 1944 - 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. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA]
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        Blumenstillleben. Aquarell. 41 x 28,5 cm (Passepartoutausschnitt). Unten rechts signiert und datiert. Unter Glas und Passepartout in alter Rahmung

      1944.. .

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat am St. Vith]
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        Fine black and white portrait photograph of Marlene Dietrich

      n.p, ca. mid-1940s. n.p, ca. mid-1940s. (DIETRICH, MARLENE) Image 7 x 9 inches, attractively matted and framed to 15 x 17 inches overall. The famed actress appears in a sultry pose, in an exotic costume, possibly for Kismet (1944); boldly signed in the lower margin. Fine . The legend: gorgeous, exotic, inscrutable

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        De gedaanteverwisseling. (Vertaald door Nini Brunt).

      [Den Haag, H. van Krimpen], 1944. Verguld halfperkament. 82 p. Deels onopengesneden. Gedrukt in een oplage van 1010 exemplaren. 1e druk. Enkele vlekjes op de rug.* Eén van de slechts 10 genummerde luxe-exemplaren op Banzay, zonder de in De Jong beloofde kleurtekening door Bertram Weihs. Dit is 'no. 1'! Binnen de luxe-exemplaren werden slechts 4 niet voor de handel bestemde exemplaren in halfperkament gebonden. De vertaalster is overigens de moeder van de drukker. Serie Genius nr. 1. De Jong 439. Simoni K2.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Fokas HOLTHUIS]
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        Gardone, una villa nel bosco.

      1944 - Olio su tavoletta di cm. 15 x 23. Firma in basso a sinistra.

      [Bookseller: Libreria M. T. Cicerone]
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        Obras Completas.

      - M- Tall. Tip. Rivadeneyra 1944. 2 vol. (I) Prólogo de Azorín. 1624 p. Ilustr. con un grabado de Valle-Inclán. (II) 1967 p. Enc. plena piel, superlibris y lomo con decoraciones doradas. (Ref. 9575-5). Literatura española.

      [Bookseller: Llibreria Antiquària Casals]
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        Walt Disney&#39;s Surprise Package

      New York: Simon and Schuster, 1944. New York: Simon and Schuster,, 1944. Adapted versions of Peter Pan, The Wind in the Willows, Alice in Wonderland, Peter and the Wolf and Eight Other Stories. Large quarto. Pictorial boards, patterened endpapers, with the dust jacket. Housed in a pink quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. Walt Disney Studio colour illustrations throughout. An excllent copy with just a hint of rubbing at extremities in a bright dust jacket. First edition, first printing. Inscribed on the verso of the front free endpaper in crayon to "Mimi Bonesteel, Happy Easter, Walt Disney.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        The Rendez-Vous

      New York: Frank Lowe, 1944 - One of the fine sporting prints published by Frank Lowe, continuing the series of prints published by the Derrydale Press from 1937 to 1942 Number 39 of 250 copies. 18-3/4 x 14 inches, on a larger sheet. Aquatint etching, hand colored, signed by the artist in pencil. Faint toning. Fine. Ordeman (2005) pp. 37-48 and 104; Reuter, pp. 142-3

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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        THE GREMLINS from the Walt Disney Production. A Royal Air Force Story

      London, Collins, (1944).. London, Collins, (1944).. FIRST UK EDITION (1944), first published in the U.S.A. in 1943, 4to, 285 x 220 mm, 11¼ x 8½ inches, cloth backed boards with colour illustration on red ground to upper board, endpapers illustrated red and brown on yellow, no pagination (52 pages). 12 full page colour illustrations, 1 double page, other black and white illustrations. Spine cloth slightly darkened, corners slightly worn, 5 mm (¼") surface colour missing at top corner of upper cover, boards very slightly rubbed along lower edge, very slight surface wrinkle across lower corner of upper cover, 20 mm (¾") from tip. Contents very nice. A very good copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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        THE RAZOR&#39;S EDGE

      Heinemann , 1944. Heinemann , 1944. First UK edition. Blue boards with gilt lettering in a green dustwrapper. A fine book, which is beautifully bright and tight, endpapers browned as usual. In a near fine dustwrapper, which has a hint of fading to the spine and light rubbing to the spine top. This book was published to "war time economy standards" and thus has infrequently remained in nice condition.

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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