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      Chapel Hill, New Haven, Annandale-on-Hudson, etc. 1944 - 1972.. Chapel Hill, New Haven, Annandale-on-Hudson, etc. 1944 - 1972.. I:1,3,4; II:1-4; III:1-4; IV:1-4; V:1,3,4; VI:2-4; VII:2,4; VIII:1-4; IX:1,4; X:1/2-4; XI:1,2/3,4; XII:1/2; XIII:1/2,3/4; XIV:1/2,3/4; XV:1/2,3/4; XVI:1/2, 3/4; XVII:1/2; and XVIII:1/2. Forty-six issues (including several double numbers, as noted). Printed wrappers. Some shallow chipping to a few overlap edges early on, II:2 has a piece chipped away around toe of spine, some occasional soiling to a few wrappers, but generally a very good lot, and often better. Edited by Warren Carrier (volume I) and T. and Renée Weiss, and others. A good, long only slightly broken run of this important quarterly, devoted to "stimulation and innovation rather than on consolidation, evaluation, and scholarly taste- making" - T. Weiss in 1974. Notable for the special issues devoted to single authors, including M. Moore, Kafka, Montale, Hölderlin, et al, as well as for printing longer works, complete, than are normally fare for periodicals. ANDERSON & KINZIE, pp.730-1. HOFFMAN, et al, p. 366.

      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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        Charles le Téméraire *

      F.Roth, Lausanne (6.5.1944). - Broché 21 x 16, couverture bicolore rempliée, illustrée d'un bois or ange de P[aul] B[oesch]. Très bel exemplaire de ce drame en 4 actes sur une musique d'Arthur Honegger, Une impression du Verseau, pour l'actif et brillant beau & confrère de l'imprimeur.Notre exemplaire, de passe ou de pré tirage ne comporte ni achevé d'imprimer ni justification de tirage. Édition originale. L'un des 25 exemplaires de tête réimposés sur Marais.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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      Newnes , 1944. Newnes , 1944. First edition. 8vo. Red boards lettered in black in the pictorial dustwrapper. The book is in near fine condition, with a contemporary gift inscription on the half title and the dustwrapper is in very good condition indeed, clean and attractive, with light edge wear and publisher's price clipped. Pictorial map endpapers and illustrations in line by Bertram Prance. This is the second book in the Lone Pine series and is rare in dustwrapper.

      [Bookseller: Jonkers Rare Books]
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        Dangling Man

      New York: Vanguard Press, 1944. New York: Vanguard Press, 1944. First Edition of the author?s first book. A fine copy in a dust jacket with very light wear.

      [Bookseller: Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.]
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      Published by Hodder & Stoughton, 1944. Published by Hodder & Stoughton, 1944. 1st edition.. Hardback. Very Good/Good. Illustrated by Soper, Eileen. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper. Blue cloth with black titles. Blue pictorial endpapers. B/w and two-colour illustrations. Colour frontis. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing and mottling to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. Names in ink to prelims. Some brown staining to page 105. Original wrapper is very fragile and torn, with loss to top and tail of spine and couple of edges and corners; colour photocopy beneath, to disguise some loss. [S]

      [Bookseller: Stella & Rose's Books]
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        Geschlossene Folge 1-270: Graphis. Internationale Zweimonatsschrift für freie Graphik, Gebrauchsgraphik und Dekoration (später: Internationale Zeitschrift für Graphik und angewandte Kunst). International bi-monthly of graphic and applied art. Revue bimestrielle internationale d'arts graphiques et d'arts appliques. Hefte 1-270.

      Zürich, Amstutz & Herdeg (später: Walter Herdeg, The Graphis Press), 1944, 1990.. Folio-Format. Mit Tausenden von Illustrationen Original-Broschuren, bis Heft 252 in Schubern. Sehr umfangreiche, geschlossene Reihe vom ersten Heft bis zur Nummer 270 im Dezember 1990. Die meisten Jahrgönge in schönen roten Leinenchubern, nur die letzten Nummern 253-270 lose. Texte in deutscher, englischer und französischer Sprache. - Gut erhalten und sauber, vereinzelt geringfügige Gebrauchsspuren. - SEHR SCHWER - KEIN VERSAND AUSSERHALB DER EU!!.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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        Asia 1:1,000,000 Sheet North H-39 Bushire.

      [London, War Office], 1944.. 782 x 640 mm. In full colour. E48°-E54°/N28°-N32°. Folded.. Third edition of this wartime map of the Bushehr area on the southwestern coast of Persia, on the Arabian Gulf. The city was occupied by British troops during the Anglo-Soviet invasion of Iran; these were replaced by American soldiers in 1942, who installed a military supply route for the Soviet Union through Iran (the "Persian Corridor"). Interestingly, the present map was copied by the German Luftwaffe as early as 1942 and distributed as "Weltkarte 1:1.000.000 (Iran) / H-39/G-39, Bushire. Hergestellt im Auftrage des Generalstabs des Heeres, Abt. für Kriegskarten und Vermessungswesen (II)". - Somewhat dusty and showing slight edge wear.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Signed* Is Sex Necessary? Or Why You Feel the Way You Do

      Blue Ribbon Books 1944 - This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by James Thurber on the fly. Signed and inscribed "A merry Xmas from Marie and me - James Thurber - 1945". An earlier autograph from before his eyesight deteriorated, and is thus much more sharp and clear than many other later examples. Very Good- (6 of 10) / in Good+ dustjacket (5 of 10). The DustJacket is protected inside an archival plastic protector sleeve. Rubbing to extremities. A few closed tears to dj, and a small chip at the head of the spine. Colored top edgepages, tiny spot to top near spine. 1944 reprint edition of the Harper 1929 original. * * * * * {Any images shown next to the listing that have our 'aCastleofBooks' watermark on them are the exact item you will receive, all other images are for reference only. Free delivery confirmation for domestic orders. Books with Author signatures are guaranteed authentic. We understand collectors needs in terms of accurate grading and proper packaging. We stand behind our descriptions 100%. May have small easily erasable pencil markings on first page. All items will be shipped securely to insure that they arrive in exactly the same condition in which they left. Our Packing Slips do not contain any pricing information so you may order items as Gifts or for Dropship without concern. We ship every Monday, Wednesday & Friday morning. All items subject to prior sale. Images available for any item.} / in Good+ dustjacket (5 of 10). [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: A Castle of Books]
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        The Road to Serfdom

      Chicago: University of Chicago, 1944.. Chicago: University of Chicago, 1944. First edition, sixth printing published a few months after the first. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly inscribed by the author, "To Max Palin, Jr. from F.A. Hayek" on the front free endpaper. In near fine condition, the front flap of the dust jacket has been glued to the inner gutter. 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.

      [Bookseller: Raptis Rare Books, ABAA/ ILAB]
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        Laila. North F-38. Second edition. Army/Air Style.

      [London], War Office, 1944.. Photolithographed map in 3 colours (70.5 x 60 cm). Scale 1:1,000,000.. Rare RAF map of central Arabia, showing Jebal Tuwaiq, the desert west, and Wadi ad-Dawasir south. The first edition was published in 1925. - OCLC 634949403. Not in Al Ankary; Al-Qasimi.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Deadline" by Cleve Cartmill in Astounding Science Fiction: March 1944

      Street & Smith Pub. Inc, 1944-03-01. 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's mailman as a confidential informant. The FBI investigated the author as well, commanding him to not write about such matters, and the magazine's editor (John Campbell) and other authors connected to the magazine such as Isaac Asimov and Robert Heinlein. Rumor has it that many copies of the magazine were bought up by the government and destroyed to preserve the intense secrecy of the Manhattan Project. Whether or not that rumor is true, today it is quite scarce.

      [Bookseller: Odd Duck Books]
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        Jacobowsky and the Colonel. Comedy of a Tragedy in Three Acts.

      . The Original Play. Translated by Gustave O. Arlt. New York: The Viking Press 1944. 120 pp. Publisher's cloth. Binding a little grubby. No dustjacket. * Inscribed by the author: "To Ganna Walska in great adminiration Franz Werfel".<br>Ganna Walska (1887-1984), immigrant and operasinger from Poland, was a.o. the founder of "Ganna Walska Lotusland Foundation" in Santa Barbara, California..

      [Bookseller: Peter Grosell, Antiquarian Bookseller]
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        The Piper of Mourne

      Dublin: Derrick macCord, 1944. Dublin: Derrick macCord. Fine. 1944. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. 7.5" x 5" Signed by the author on the half-title page with the following inscription, in the author's hand, on a blank preliminary "for Tessa, with Uncle Dick's love, Christmas 1944". A faultless copy of this extremely rare book. .

      [Bookseller: Weysprings Books, IOBA]
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        The Glass Tower

      London: Editions Poetry London, 1944. London: Editions Poetry London,, 1944. Octavo. Original black and yellow boards, backed in black cloth, spine lettered in brown, Freud design to boards in black and yellow. With the dust jacket. Illustrated throughout by Lucian Freud including 4 in colour. Tips rubbed, contemporary bookseller&#39;s label to the front free endpaper, endpapers lightly foxed, in the toned jacket that has a chip to the head of the front panel, chips to the spine ends, a darkened spine, stains to the spine and panels. A very good copy. First edition, first impression.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        UNDZER HAGODE PEYSAKH [= Our Haggadah Passover]

      Pedagogishe Komisiya fun Shalom Aleichem Folk Institute 1944 - 10, [2] leaves. Apparently a stencil, with text on recto side only. Last two pages are the music score for piano and voice, with the lyrics written in Hebrew alphabet, for: In Dem Land fun Pyramiden; Khad Gadya; Undzer Erd. The Chad Gadya is here not in Aramaic but in Yiddish. The text for Undzer Erd is by Efraim Auerbach, the music for it is by Y. Trilling. Page 10 has the text of six pieces in Yiddish: Oifn Nil and Peysach by Avraham Raisen, Eliyahu Hanovi Kos by Nachum Yod, Leil Shimurim by Yehoash, Shpokh khamatkha by Avrahm Raisen. [Attributes: Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Meir Turner]
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        Fetes galantes. Dessins de Rene Auberjonois.

      . Lausanne, Mermod 1944. Gr.8°. 79 S. mit 14 Illustrationen, 1 von R. Auberjonois signierte Original-Lithographie. Kopfgoldschnitt. Braunes HLdr.d.Zt. mit goldgepr.Rückentitel und Deckelfileten. In Pp.-Schuber. No. XIV von 15 Exemplaren "sur papier de Chine numerotes I a XV, accompagnes d'une lithographie originale de Rene Auberjonois. Schönes Exemplar. -CHF 680.00.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Fatzer]
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        Les Chimeres, par Gerard de Nerval. Avec une preface de Paul Valery & des lithographies de Luc-Albert Moreau

      Paris: Pour les Amis de Poesie (Jean-Gabriel Daragnes), 1944 - A stunning livre d'artiste, illustrated with 26 ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPHS BY LUC-ALBERT MOREAU. Edition limited to 175 copies, all printed on fine Marais wove paper. THIS IS ONE OF THE FIRST 15 COPIES, AND THUS HAS A SECOND SUITE OF THE 26 LITHOGRAPHS PRINTED ON CHINESE PAPER. This copy also has, exceptionally, the two planches refusees, also printed on Chinese paper. Folio. Loose as issued in original wrappers, board chemise, and slipcase. A bit of marginal foxing to the suite of lithographs printed on Chinese paper, else FINE AND BRIGHT. This book was finished on August 25, 1944: the day Paris was liberated from the Germans. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Cole & Contreras / Sylvan Cole Gallery]
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        International Monetary Fund and International Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

      Washington, U. S. Treasury, 1944. 8vo. Bound with the original wrappers in later half cloth. White library numbering to top left corner of front boards and front wrapper. "Withdrawn" stamp to front wrapper. Soiling to top right corner of front wrapper affecting first 20 leaves. Front wrapper creased. X, 88 pp.. First announcement of the establishment of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) at Bretton Woods in July 1944 - the greatest, most powerful and successful international economic agreement ever made. 44 Allied nations led by The United States and Great Britain sought to rebuild the international economic system while World War II was still going on. The Bretton Woods system obligated each country to adopt a monetary policy that maintained the exchange rate by tying its currency to the U.S. dollar and the ability of the IMF to bridge temporary imbalances of paymentsThe formation of the Bretton Woods system is by many considered the main factor in the economic prosperity experienced in Western Europe and the USA during the 50ies and 60ies thus shaping the world economy for decades. Regardless of the fact that some of the basic traits of the system (the gold standard) was abandoned in 1971 - usually referred to as the Nixon Shock - it is still the most influential economic event in the post war-years, if not the entire 20th century. "The United States and Great Britain took the lead in constructing the postwar international monetary institutions, with John Maynard Keynes and Harry Dexter White drawing up rival designs for the new system. The Charter of the International Monetary Fund provided for a system based on pegged, but adjustable, exchange rates and an institution which would lend additional reserve assets to countries which were having temporary difficulties in maintaining convertibility. Resort to floating exchange rates, competitive devaluations, and trade restirctions to promote domestic employment were explicitly to be avoided, in the light of the problems of the 1930s"

      [Bookseller: Lynge & Søn A/S]
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        A Vanderbilt Miscellany, 1919-1944 (Signed First Edition) (Fugitive poets / Southern Agrarians Interest)

      Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 1944. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 1944. 1st Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good. (Literature) WARREN, Robert Penn, Richmond C. Beatty, John Crowe Ransom, Andrew Lytle, Allen Tate, George Pullen Jackson, Frank L. Owsley, Donald Davidson, H. Clarence Nixon, Ethel Moore, Mildred Haun, et al. â&#128;&#156;A Vanderbilt Miscellany, 1919-1944.â&#128;&#157;Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 1944. Illustrated by Marion Junkin. Edited by Richmond Croom Beatty. First Edition. Octavo, 9.25 x 6.5 inches. Hardcover, brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board, 397 pages. Lacks DJ. Light toning and foxing to pages. Spine and edges of boards sunned. Slight edge wear with bumping to spine and some corners. Very Good condition overall. <br><br> Signed by 9 of the contributors on front endpaper: Richmond C. Beatty, Andrew Lytle, George Pullen Jackson, Frank L. Owsley, Donald Davidson, H. Clarence Nixon, Ethel Moore, Mildred Haun, and Marion Junkin. <br><br> The Fugitive poets, also referred to as the Southern Agrarians, was a small group of critics and poets [including both faculty and students such as John Crowe Ransom, Allen Tate, Robert Penn Warren, among others] that came together at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee to publish â&#128;&#156;The Fugitive,â&#128;&#157; a literary magazine of poetry and criticism. They were practitioners and defenders of formal techniques in poetry and were preoccupied with promoting the traditional southern values and an agrarian way of life as an alternative to the course of the modern, industrial life they saw developing in the North. Although its published life was brief [from 1922 until 1925], â&#128;&#156;The Fugitiveâ&#128;&#157; is considered to be one of the most influential publications in the history of American literature. The group of writers, poets, and critics continued to publish material [both separately and collaboratively] well into the mid-twentieth century.

      [Bookseller: Yeomans in the Fork]
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        Original pen and ink drawings for house program and advertisement

      Searle, Ronald William. [Original pen and ink drawings for house program and advertisement of a dramatic play performed by English and American Prisoners of War while in Captivity.] Two original pen and ink drawings by Searle for a play produced at the infamous Japanese Changi prison camp in Singapore where Searle was incarcerated during the war. The play entitled Speakeasy.... An American's idea of an Englishman's impression of An American Gangster Play" was produced September 21st - 26th, 1944 at the prison camp. Searle is credited with the stage sets and he designed the programme. Members of the cast have signed the announcement or the playbill. British graphic satirist Ronald William Searle (b. March 3, 1920, Cambridge, Eng.) was educated at the Cambridge School of Art and published his first humorous work in the late 1930s. During World War II he served with the Royal Engineers and was captured by the Japanese at the fall of Singapore. A book of grim drawings of his experiences was published after the war. The drawings offered here are unpublished. Two original drawings, typed synopsis, typed cast list, introduction. 3pp, with writings and drawings verso and recto. Signed by all the cast members. Both double sided framed. (one page missing 2x2" piece, loss of two words)..

      [Bookseller: Golden Legend, Inc.]
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        *Signed* Is Sex Necessary? Or Why You Feel the Way You Do

      Blue Ribbon Books, 1944-01-01. Blue Ribbon Books, 1944-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good- (6 of 10) // in Good+ dustjacket (5 of 10). This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by James Thurber on the fly. Signed and inscribed "A merry Xmas from Marie and me - James Thurber - 1945". An earlier autograph from before his eyesight deteriorated, and is thus much more sharp and clear than many other later examples. Very Good- (6 of 10) / in Good+ dustjacket (5 of 10). The DustJacket is protected inside an archival plastic protector sleeve. Rubbing to extremities. A few closed tears to dj, and a small chip at the head of the spine. Colored top edgepages, tiny spot to top near spine. 1944 reprint edition of the Harper 1929 original.. * * * * * * * * * * {FREE Media Mail Shipping! Images available for any item, just ask. Any images shown next to the listing that have our watermark on them are the exact item you will receive, all other images are for reference only. Free delivery confirmation for domestic orders. Books with Author signatures are guaranteed authentic. We understand collectors needs in terms of accurate grading and proper packaging. We stand behind our descriptions 100%. All items will be shipped securely to insure that they arrive in exactly the same condition in which they left. May have small easily erasable pencil markings on first page. Our Packing Slips do not contain any pricing information so you may order items as Gifts or for Dropship without concern. We ship every Monday, Wednesday & Friday morning. All items subject to prior sale. Why the odd prices? We run a percent discount for our Biblio listings, which insures Biblio has our lowest prices online, but does give odd change.}

      [Bookseller: A Castle of Books]
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        Über einen Raketenantrieb für Fernbomber.

      . Mit 110 Abbildungen, (teils ausklappbare Diagramme und eingeklebte Bilder), Ainring (Oberbayern), Deutsche Forschungsanstalt für Segelflug/Zentrale für wissenschaftliches Berichtswesen der Luftfahrtforschung, August 1944, beginnt mit Vorwort (Seite 3), 376 Seiten, 29x21, Originalbroschur, Manuskriptdruck, Gebrauchs- und Alterungsspuren, Einband (und möglicherweise das Titelblatt) fehlt, auf dem Rücken steht handschriftlich: Anwendung von Raketenantrieben. Auszug aus dem Vorwort: Infolge kriegsbedingter Umstände wurde der Buchdruck verschoben und die Ergebnisse der Arbeit wurden im vorliegenden Bericht auszugsweise mitgeteilt, ... , (der Bericht wurde in geringer Anzahl als Geheimdruck vervielfältigt),.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Ingrid Degutsch]
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        Burgen und Städte in Niederdonau. 12 Radierungen. (= Komplette Folge)

      (St. Pölten, St. Pöltner Verlagsanstalt 1944).. quer-folio (35 x 42 cm), 4 nn. S. Einführung, 12 Radierungen, einzeln hs. sign. u. beschriftet, OHLn.-Flügelmappe m. aufkasch. Deckelschild, berieb., etw. fleck., Kanten u. Ecken leicht bestoß., Flügel rissig, tlw. m. Klebespuren an den Falzen, die Radierungen tadellos..

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Löcker]
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      Boston: D. C. Heath and Co., 1944. Boston: D. C. Heath and Co.,, 1944. Retold by Idella Purnell and Adapted from Felix Salten&#39;s novel. Octavo. Original tan pictorial cloth, lettering on spine in brown, pictorial endpapers. Housed in green quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery with a gilt block of Bambi on front cover. Colour illustrations throughout by the Walt Disney Studio. Cloth frayed at corners and ends of spine, mild soiling to covers, a very good copy. First edition thus, first D. C. Heath printing. Inscribed by Walt Disney in green crayon on half title page " To Verlyn Rodman, From Walt Disney." D. C. Heath was under contract in the late 1930s to the late 1940s to produce an educational series of books, similar to the Dick and Jane primers, featuring popular Disney characters. In all they produced 12 stories.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Télégramme à Raymond Queneau

      1944 - Livre épuisé Un feuillet de 20 x 15 cm environ octogonal, adressé à Raymond Queneau à son adresse à Neuilly sur Seine et rédigé à l'encre par l'officier des Postes sous la dictée d'Albert Camus. Intéressant témoignage d'une rencontre entre deux personnalités majeures du monde littéraire du siècle dernier. Albert Camus était lecteur chez Gallimard depuis 1943. Queneau, dès 1938 chez le même éditeur, était alors membre du Comité de lecture. Camus souhaitait-il évoquer la prochaine publication du "Malentendu", pièce de théâtre clôturant le cycle de l'absurde ou discuter de la représentation de la pièce au Théâtre des Mathurins, dans une mise en scène de Marcel Herrand ? La pièce paraîtra chez Gallimard quelques mois plus tard, le 20 mai 1944. Condition : Albert Camus convie Raymond Queneau à un déjeuner le lundi [21 février 1944] afin de discuter théâtre. 330g.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Faustroll]
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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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        The Dark Tunnel

      Dodd, Mead & Company, New York 1944 - A lovely copy of the book, bright cloth, unmarked and likely unread, Fine. In a Very Good + or better dust jacket which has a few short tears on the front panel and minor wear at the spine ends, but a pleasing example withal. The first novel from one of America';s great crime fiction writers - and the creator of the Lew Archer character. Written in one month, while the author was doing graduate work at Michigan, "The Dark Tunnel" follows Professor Robert Branch, as he starts to suspect that his small university town might be infiltrated by a Nazi spy. Screenwriter William Goldman called Millar';s work ".the finest series of detective novels ever written by an American." (New York Times Book Review). Fine in Very Good +. dust jacket. [Attributes: First Edition]

      [Bookseller: Whitmore Rare Books, ABAA, ILAB]
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        Le Feu maniaque *

      Au dépens de Robert J. Godet, Paris 21.1.1944. - Broché, couverture imprimée bicolore rempliée. Décharge de papier aux première et dernière pages. Une eau-forte originale signée et numérotée à la main de Gisèle Prassinos, plus quelques illustrations. Notice d'André Breton, préface et postface de Paul Eluard. Édition originale. L'un des 125 exemplaires numérotés sur pur fil du Marais avec une eau-forte de l'auteur, après 25 Auvergne qui en contiennent deux.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Oh 7e Ciel]
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        Die Notizen oder von der unvoreiligen Versöhnung. Erster Band.

      Zürich, Artemis, 1944. 8°, 477 S., OLwd. m. OU, Tadellos. Preis in CHF: 825. EA. Ex. Nr. 20/50 der Vorzugsausgabe. Vom Autor im Impressum signiert. Dieses Buch ist "entstanden in den drei Jahren 1934 bis 1936, während denen ich in Holland in der grössten geistigen Einöde lebte." Mit dem beiliegenden "Druckfehlerberichtigungszettel".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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      Roto-Sadag S.A. - Lausanne. Gèneve. Tela lino. Edition du journal suisse d'horlongerie et de bijouterie. 1944. 240Pág. 29X22. Louis XIV, Louis XV, Louis XVI Et Empire. Colección exquisita de H. Wilsdorf de Rolex, profusamente ilustrada con 48 bellas láminas. Tirada cortíssima de 900 Obras numeradas (nº 768). Ref 2.5 Biblioteca A. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      London: Oxford University Press, 1944 - 1945 - 1946.. London: Oxford University Press, 1944 - 1945 - 1946.. Three volumes. Printed wrappers over stiff wrappers. Wrappers of first two volumes a bit darkened and rubbed at extremities with a bit of hand- soiling; a bit of foxing, more pronounced in the third volume, otherwise a very good set. First editions of the constituent elements of H.D.&#39;s war- time trilogy. A very good association set, inscribed in the first two volumes by the author, and with a typed compliments slip laid into the third. The recipient, Viola Baxter Jordan, met H.D. early on as a consequence of her friendship with Ezra Pound, who she befriended at Hamilton College in 1905. Through much of the remainder of her life, Baxter remained a regular friendly correspondent with Pound, H.D., William Carlos Williams, and Bryher, as well as the extended Pound and Williams families. The first volume is inscribed on the half-title: "H.D. to Viola Jordan and Viola with love from Hilda. May 19 - 1944." The second volume is inscribed twice, first on the half-title ("to Viola with love & gratitude from Hilda. / --- we pause to give thanks --- April 17 - 1945") and again on the title ("H.D. to Viola Jordan"). The inscriptions are dated within the week of publication for both titles. BOUGHN A19.a.i.; A20a, and A21a.

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        Ginette Leclerc

      - Dessin original à l&#146;encre de Chine au format 27 X 21 cm, accompagné de son impression papier, superbe portrait de profil, tout en moue et en sensualité de Ginette Leclerc, la vamp des années 30/40 qui restera à jamais l&#146;immortelle "femme du Boulanger" de Marcel Pagnol. Pendant l&#146;occupation Mara fut le caricaturiste entre autre du journal L&#146;&#140;uvre, il illustrait plus particulièrement la chronique théâtrale. Après guerre il travailla pour Minute et le Figaro. Un choix de ses dessins a été présenté dans le recueil « Trois coups de crayons » publié en 1944 par les Éditions Leutier. Tous les dessins originaux de l&#146;album sont disponibles (même format présentés avec le tirage papier) : 1) Sacha Guitry. 2) Alice Cocéa. 3) Jacques Castelot et Raymond Rouleau. 4) Jean Galland. 5) Jacques Dumesnil et Marcel Vallée. 6) François Perier. 7) Marguerite Valmont. 8) Jacques Gretillat et Henri Rollan. 9) Pasquali. 10) Pierre Brasseur et Alfred Adam. 11) Valentine Tessier. 12) Raymond Raynal. 13) Raimu. 14) Jean Darcante, Lucien Nat et Marie Servane. 15) Michèle Lahaye. 16) Blanchette Brunoy. 17) Roger Tréville et Alice Tissot. 18) Gaby Morlay et André Brulé. 19) Pierre Bertin. 20) Marcelle Maurette et Marguerite Jamois. 21) Marcelle Génia. 22) Renée Faure et Jean Yonnel. 23) Annie Ducaux. 24) Jacqueline Gautier et Robert Vattier. 25) Jean Tissier et Jeau Chevrier. 26) Louis Ducreux et André Roussin. 27) Michel Simon. 28) Eliane Charles et Pierre Jourdan. 29) Marie Bell. 30) Parisys. 31) Serge Reggiani et Michèle Alfa. 32) Gaston Baty. 33) Jean Marchat. 34) Jean Davy et Luce Clament. 35) Suzet Mais et Simone Valère. 36) Alain Cuny, Monelle Valentin et Bovério. 37) Micheline Presle. 38) René Dary et Bernard Blier. 39) Maria Casarès. 40) Germaine Dermoz. 41) Ginette Leclerc. 42) Charles Dullin. 43) Tonia Navar. 44) Jean-Louis Barrault. 45) Gabrielle Dorziat. 46) Marie Marquet. 47) Jacques Baumer, Jean Jacques, Alice Cocéa et Renaud Mary. 48) Fernand Gravey. 49) Térésina. 50) Wilhelm Mengelberg.

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        UNIT OF FIVE

      Toronto: Ryerson, 1944. Toronto: Ryerson, 1944 Hambleton, Ronald [Editor]. UNIT OF FIVE. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1944. First Edition. 12mo., A fine fresh copy in dustwrapper. An extremely important small collection of five young [under 30] Canadian poets: Louis Dudek, Ronald Hambelton, P.K. Page, Raymond Souster & James Wreford whose work appears here for the most part for the first time. An excellent copy $675.00. 1st Edition.

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        "Blick auf das Alte Rathaus und die Heilig-Geist-Kirche" originales Ölgemälde auf Leinwand ca.66x81cm; links unten signiert; um 1947 [Maße im dekorativen Rahmen 82x97cm.]

      . Stadtgeschichtlich interessantes Gemälde aus dem München der ersten Nachkriegsjahre. Der Turm des Alten Rathauses wurde im Dezember 1944 gesprengt, nachdem bei einem Bombenangriff am 25. April 1944 das Alte Rathaus schwer beschädigt wurde und für den Rathausturm Einsturzgefahr bestand.Der Wiederaufbau erfolgte dann in zwei Phasen: 1953 bis 1958 wurde der Saalbau des Alten Rathauses wiederaufgebaut, wobei der Ganghofer'sche Saal das Kernstück des Wiederaufbaus war. Der Ratssaal wurde erst 1977 rekonstruiert. In der Fassadengestaltung orientierten sich die Denkmalschützer am gotischen Original; so wurde das Hauptfenster wieder höher; die neugotischen Elemente, vor allem die Statuen Ludwigs des Bayern (Westfassade) und Heinrichs des Löwen (Ostfassade) und die Giebelgestaltung blieben erhalten. Ab dem Kriegsjahr 1944 bis zum Ende des 2. Weltkrieges 1945 wurde die Heilig-Geist-Kirche durch unzählige Brandbomben getroffen. Dabei verlor das Bauwerk die Turmspitze, der Dachstuhl wurde bis hinunter in den Kirchraum und die Sakristei zerstört. Auf alten Fotoansichten ist zu erkennen, wie nur mehr der Hochaltar von einigen aus Ziegel gemauerten Rundbögen des Innenschiffs überdeckt wird. Im Grunde stand nur noch die Fassade des Kirchenbaus. In den Jahren 1946 bis 1952 hat man schier Unglaubliches geleistet und die Kirche mit der Rekonstruktion der Pfeiler, der Außenfassade und dem Gewölbe vor dem endgültigen Abriss und Zerfall gerettet. Lange wurde in der Öffentlichkeit über einen möglichen Wiederaufbau des Talburgturmes diskutiert, schließlich rekonstruierte Erwin Schleich 1971 bis 1974 den 56 Meter hohen Alten Rathausturm nach dem gotischen Original von 1493..

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        First United States Army Report of Operations. 20 October 1943-1 August 1944. SECRET (Complete 7 volume Set)

      N.P., 1944 - Complete 7 Volume set. Including all 20 Annexes. Folding Maps. Photos. Original blue cloth. Oversize. This set belonged to LT. Col. J. S. [Stom] Thurmond. He served on the Army staff as Public relations Officer during the later part of the war in NW Europe. He is not listed on the staff for the period covered by this set. His name & military address are both hand written & rubber stamped on the flyleaf. In later life, Thurmond was of course the long term Senator from South Carolina. Each volume has a maylar jacket with the last owner's shelf label. Fine Set [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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      - Obras Completas.- Madrid, Rivadeneyra, 1944; dos tomos en 4º menor plena piel editorial con escudo dorado en tapas y lomo cuajado de hierros dorados, 1º, retrato, 1624 páginas y 2 hojas. 2º, 1967 páginas y 4 hojas. Muy buen estado.

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        Dangling Man

      New York: Vanguard, 1944. New York: Vanguard, 1944. First edition of the author's first book. Octavo, original beige cloth. Fine in a very good dust jacket that shows some chipping to the crown and foot of the spine. Signed by Saul Bellow on the title page.One of the most honest pieces of testimony on the psychology of a whole generation who have grown up during the Depression and the war" (Edmund Wilson, The New Yorker).

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Brioni, o. J. [um 1944].. 2 SS. Gr.-8vo.. An seine Eltern: "[...] Mein Aufenthalt hat sich hier verzögert, weil ich am 15. September noch für eine bis zwei Wochen Grammophon-Aufnahmen in Turin mache. Ich habe mich gut erholt meine Ohren vor allem sind jetzt wirklich in Ordnung, hoffe, dass es auch über den Winter andauert. Wie geht es Euch? Papa danke ich besonders herzlichst für den lieben Brief aus Grundlsee, ich hätte mich so gefreut ihn zu besuchen, leider geht es nun nicht. Jetzt kommt es darauf an, wie die nächsten Termine liegen, ob ich noch Zeit für einen Abstecher nach Salzburg habe oder gleich nach Berlin muss. Ich hoffe ich kann es auf jeden Fall einrichten, sonst aber komme ich bestimmt auch so, da ich schon wieder Ende Oktober nach Mailand muss und da gibt sich bestimmt eine Möglichkeit so oder so wir sehen uns bald [...]". - Mit Briefkopf "Grandi Alberghi Brioni"; leicht gegilbt und knittrig, winzige Randeinrisse.

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        De vliegende Hollander.

      [London], 1944-1945.. Dagblad verspreid door de geallieerde Luftmacht. Sammlung von 66 Heften. 4°. 95 Blatt a 2 SS. mit sehr zahlr. Fotos und einigen Karikaturen.. Erste Ausgabe. - Flugblatt-Tageszeitung der Alliierten für die besetzten Niederlande mit Informationen über den Fortlauf des Krieges. - Vorhanden sind Nr. "September 1944", 47-133, 135-138, "Laatste Nummer, 10 Mei 1945" sowie "Extra Nummer, 5 Mei 1980", dazu zwei Hefte als Korrekturabzüge. - Teils Gebrauchsspuren, insgesamt aber gut erhalten. - Einzelhefte auf Anfrage.

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        The Young Lions

      New York: Random House. New York: Random House. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. A LITERARY ASSOCIATION COPY OF THE HIGHEST IMPORTANCE:&#8232; First edition of Irwin Shaw&#39;s The Young Lions, HEAVILY AND REVEALINGLY ANNOTATED BY ERNEST HEMINGWAY and with a noted provenance. In his hand-written marginal notes, Hemingway (who is portrayed as one of the characters in the book) writes about the subjects closest to him, war and family, in a blunt, unguarded style, providing an intimate portrait of Hemingway the man and writer. Hemingway presented this copy of the first edition of Irwin Shaw&#39;s The Young Lions, to his close Italian friend Carlo Kechler, annotating it on 28 pages with strong and revealing comments about his family, his war experiences, and his opinions on Shaw&#39;s writing and personality. Examples of Hemingway&#39;s hand-written comments include: p.527: "Carlo: This part from here on is what we shoot him for... This is where he brings in my poor, good brother... lonely, gallant, worthless and a good soldier EH." p.530: "This is the part I will break his jaw for EH." p.531: [referring to his brother] "When we were children they called him dregs because he was the last of six of us... (The son of a bitch even kills [??] and as though it were easy.)" p.538: "Now he has his conscience straight. and my kid brother did transfer and fought as an infantryman with the 4th US Inf. Div. what bullshit it all is EH." p.542: "Of course he was never there the day we made the break-through and the bombing went badly because the wind blew the smoke from the bomb line over us. They even killed a Lieut Glu [?]..." p.543: "He has forgotten all the dead cows and that the germans could not even speak and they were the 6th Paratroop Div. But, of course, he was not there. (What sort of dog faced soldiers are these?)" p. 586: [referring to the Congressional Medal of Honor, which Shaw implies Hemingway won out of "sheer stupidity"]: "I never won it and I wouldn&#39;t take it if I did. EH." p. 598: "My brother always brushes his teeth. This is how he Shaw the Shit disguised him. Will we pardon him I guess and kick his ass and let him go write more books EH." p.600: "They weren&#39;t civil affairs. They were filming the war. If they had been civil affairs they aught have had to work occasionally... He is certainly the man to give the orders-" p.601: "FOR WhAT?... They didn&#39;t. We killed or captured them all but 16." p.602: "I went out with George the chauffeur to show him the, and to re-examine, the tricksy way we came into avoid useless combat and each place I pointed out where it was necessary to fight, or unavoidable..." On the relationship between Hemingway and Shaw: In May 1944, Hemingway met Shaw and a date at a the White Tower in London. "Hemingway shook Shaw&#39;s hand, eyed his lady, and asked the writer to introduce them. Shaw obliged. Her name was Mary Welsh, he said, and she worked in the London bureau of Time. From Shaw&#39;s manner it was clear that he was having an affair with her... [Hemingway] proceeded to ask Mary if she would have lunch at the White Tower with him someday. This bold muscling-in infuriated Shaw (who would later repay Hemingway for it by depicting him in The Young Lions as a short fat correspondent for Collier&#39;s with a round face heavily mottled with much drinking)" (Lynn, Hemingway, 506). Hemingway and Welsh would marry in 1946. "In addition to portraying Hemingway as the war correspondent named Ahearn, Shaw in The Young Lions portrayed Mary as Louise M&#39;Kimber and Hemingway&#39;s brother Leicester savagely as Leroy Keane, &#39;a garrulous scrounger with a reputation for being unlucky&#39;, a &#39;constipated brother-and-hero-haunted man with a frigid wife&#39; and three unwanted children. "Hemingway thought that Shaw portrayed him as a buffoon and Mary as a whore, and was furious. He called Shaw a conceited and despicable jerk who liked to publish his fantasies about Jews killing Germans. He hated Shaw for sleeping with Mary, portraying her in The Young Lions, publishing a novel on World War Two (which he considered his private subject), writing on war without knowing much about it, impressing the critics and getting good reviews. When they met a &#39;21&#39; in March 1950, he threatened to punch Shaw and made an ironic reference to his Jewish background by calling him &#39;a Brooklyn Tolstoy.&#39;" (Meyers, Hemingway: A Biography). Provenance: Acquired directly from the Kechler family, with a letter of provenance explaining the deep relationship between Hemingway and the Kechler family. New York: Random House, 1948. Octavo, original cloth; custom box. Cloth with moderate wear; text fine. Pages with Hemingway marks or annotations: front free endpaper, 481, 482, 527, 530, 531, 537, 538, 541, 542, 543, 545, 547, 548, 583, 586, 587, 588, 589, 591, 594, 595, 597, 598, 599, 600, 601, 601. Books so heavily annotated by Hemingway are exceedingly rare.

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        Eigenh. musikalisches Albumblatt mit U.

      O. O., 22. VIII. 1944.. 80:130 mm. Hinter Glas in Zierrahmen.. Vier Takte "main theme from IIId movement, Intermezzo, of Third String Quartet op 30": "An Autograph to Mr. Ashley T. Cole".

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        Pilot Training Manual for the P-51 Mustang

      Washington D. C. : Headquarters-U.S. Army Air Forces., 1944. Washington D. C. Headquarters-U.S. Army Air Forces. 1944. Punch and clipbound in stylized titled coloured pictorial wrappers. Thin 4to. Classified "Restricted" and marked as such on each page.This manual is for the P51-B and C, with several pages at end detailing the "Teardrop" D type - which was still in production at the time this manual was produced. Profusely illustrated with photographs, drawings, maps, diagrams, charts, etc. The P-51 Mustang was,with little argument, the single greatest American Fighter Aircraft of World War 2. The sleek, low winged Mustang was among the very first to use a laminar-flow wing, which resulted in far less drag. Also, the P-51 had its wingtips, rudder, and elevators with square-cut ends, unlike almost every other aircraft at the time. It paid off, as the P-51 could reach 380mph while the lighter Spitfire, with half as much fuel weight, could not get within 15mph of that figure. The P-51 Mustang, designed in 1940 after Great Britain requested that North American build P-40 Warhawks for the Royal Air Force, was at first ignored by U. S. officials. However, the design showed such promise that in 1941 the Army Air Forces took delivery of P-51A's powered by the Allison V-1710 engine.These early Mustangs were restricted to reconnaissance and ground attack due to the limited performance of the Allison engines. Tests in 1942 with the Roll-Royce "Merlin" engine showed a marked increase in performance. By the end of 1943, Merlin powered P-51Bs entered combat with the 354th Fighter Group in England.Eighth Air Force Mustangs provided long range escort to B-17s and B-24s and scored heavily over German interceptors. By the war's end, P-51s had destroyed 4,950 enemy aircraft in the air, more than any other U. S. fighter in Europe. Mustangs served in nearly every active combat zone, including the Pacific where they escorted B-29s from Iwo Jima to Japan. Between 1941 and 1945, the Army Air Force ordered 14,855 Mustangs. During the Korean Conflict, P-51's were used primarily for close support of ground forces until withdrawn from combat in 1953. P-51s served with Reserve and National Guard units until 1957. Ink stamp of Salem Army Airdrome HQ dated 1945 to title Page and inside rear cover. Tiny tear to top edge of cover. Owners name in ink to front cover.Small chip to top of spine.Various small stains at spine on rear cover. Usual rust offset from metal binding pins to front and rear inside covers. to front and rear inside covers. A remarkably preserved, clean and crisp copy of this most rare and desirable relic.

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